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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. THURSDAY, JUNE II, 1908.. NO. Ill SECOND DR AH OF STATIONS MADE Methodic Conference Appoints Mr.Lytte to Westminster J The Alberta Methodist conference closed its proceedings at Medicine Hat'yesterday. The final draft of stations places A. .A. Lytle at West- minster church. Other changes by this draft are W. R. Seeley of Pinch- goes to Bow Island, J.F. Carlcton to er Creek goes to Carstairs, R. Boss Albion Ridge, W. J. Hampton to Macleod south, Dr. Daly to CJranuin, P. Cook to 'Lundbreck, G. G. Web- ber to Okotoks. Wesley McKenzie to Brant, R. K. Peck to W. Cantlin to Bowville, W. K. AUcn to Springvale, T. J, Johnston to Olds, T. A. Bowen to C; S. Laidman to Wctaskiwi'n, W.. J. Con- oly to Camrose, J. W. Clement's to Sturgeon, J. B. Upward to Lament, L. It. McDonald to Vegreville, P. S. Parrott to.Sundial. The district chairmen elected were Calgary district, Rev. T. 'C. Buchan- an, Hat district, Rev. A. C. Fatrell, Lethbridge district, J. M. Harrison, High River district, Rev. T. P. Perry, Red Deer district, Rev. C. H. Heustes, Lacombe dis- trict, Rev. T. P. Pqwell, Stettler dis trict, Rev. A. D. Richard, Wctaski- win district, KevW. J. Conoly, Bat- tle River district, T. W. Bateraan, Edmonton district, Rev. Dr. Riddell, Saskatchewan district, jtev. W. A.Howard, Vermillion district, Rev. A...K. Aidridgc. The conference will meet next year in Strathcoiia. The representatives to the General Board of Missions are Rev. C. II. HUGHES WITH GOVERN- "''o' MENT Enough to Know What U Right Ottawa, June morning was occupied in discussing, the pro posed appointment of Ed. Charter, of Montreal to tho staff of official translators of, the House to which strong objection' was taken by F.D: Monk, M. P, who moved that report from debates committee be referred back for further inquiry as to Char- lier's qualifications. The -motion, however, was defeated )fy a vote of 94 to 48 on a straight party division, Col. Sam Hughes' voting with the Government. DROWNED IN BATH Montreal, June Kyle, 29 years of age, of the grocery: firm of Kyle and Stevenson, was drowned in the Laurentain Bath last night. It is thought, that Kyle may have been stunned by striking on his head when 'diving into the bath and was drowned before ho regained his sens- es. Heustes, Red Deer and Calgary. W. G. Hunt, c. P. R. SERVICE IN ORDER AGAIN CALLS MINISTER AN AGITATOR Yukon Governor Says Rev. Mr. Pringle Doesn't Know What He's Saying CARDSTON IS HEARD FROM AGAIN Gets Into Connection With the Outside World boiler, idemulished and its stream. Loss not learned. 'telephone and elec- tric light along .Main St. will be out of btuinMt.j on Uie south side for some time. tjOSs not learned, Messrs. Boll ins, and Harker will have to move or rebuild their housc-s. The terruco in the U'oolf Hotel can be reoccupied after "exca- vating" the real estate from the The C.P.Il. have got their trains running again over the Crow's Jfest line. Last .night tho'cast and west bound regular trains and the cast bound Spokane Flyer, made their trips. The westbound Flyer will be on tonight. The Calgary local, went on schedule time this morning. The A. 11.. I. are running daily to the washout near Cardston. To- morrow run an extra as far as Milk River taking with them the O. W. Keiy C'o.'s car of landscek ers. Traffic is very heavy. Last night over one', hundred people got ofT the westbound at Lethbridge and large crowds from the other trains. Victoria, June attention of Alexander Henderson, governor of arrived here'today, was drawn to the statements made by Rev. Dr.' Pringle" before the' Presby- terian assembly at Winnipeg, in .which the latter denounced the scan- dals, which, he said, polluted public and private life in the. Yukon. "There is -no truth in. the said Mr.' Henderson. "Speaking of tho conditions- as J find them in Dawson they will cbinpara-.favorably with those prevailing in any other city in Western Canada. If Mr.- -..Pringle's -remarks were intended to convey the idea, they were worse' ho not! told HID truth. I can only describe him is an agitator. His remarks .arc made. for political ends. In fact he told me he had not been treated well by 'icvcs what he says, why did not he the Liberal party. If he really bc- co operate with me in carrying out she measure of reform passed at the last .session of the 'Yukon -council. Instead, since going' to Dawson, I have received no practical sympathy rrom Mr. Pringle in my efforts to- .wards a betterment of the country." Mr. Henderson has boon at Ottawa and is returning to Dawson. HITCHCOCK "NOT GUILTY" New York, June jury in the case of Raymond Hitchcock, the actor, returned a verdict of not guilty early this morning. Hitchcock was charged with assaulting a young girl. STRIKERS MAY DO PICKET DUTY Cardston, Juno storm has proved a memorable one. Tim foot bridges are all out and the traffic bridge on Main Street was put out of business by the stream changing its course and cutting a new "channel south .of the bridge. Two dwelling-houses in Cardston have been- totally destroyed. The house of W. 0. Lee from which -Mr. Jas. Hampton and fgmily remov- ed as mentioned in our last letter, was taken down stream near noon on Friday last. It settled down into the .stream about ten. rods from its former position, the lower storey be- ing crushed and the roof with a por- tion of the sides holding together arid the apex being visible above the Waters during the whole of the down- pour. All the outbuildings were swept away. About ten o'clock Friday night the residence of Mr. Henry' Cook dropped oil into the torrent and wns swept stream. The building soon went "to- pieces but not until it had broken the electric light wires C3 it swept by the residence of Mr. Jbey. This loss was through stream changing channel and though Mr. Cook loses a line resi- dence, the change no doubt saved the power house and possibly the south part of Main street from destruction. As it is the "business section is not injured and lighls are going on the north all are thankful that the damage is no'more. Early Friday morning the residents i creek bottom began moving it; Miv took out his fa- mily very co in foil ably with a sheep ir-ngon. It was" a sad home-leaving tw'P or three sick children, :-in iivalid brother-in-law, and the infant Mid a corpse, .the end coming for he little, one before Mr. Harker reach d home from his ranch on Milk Ri- They .were cared for most hos- pitably by Mr, Wm. at bis irga residence." "Messrs.. Milton Wdolf, Leo Coombs, and Fred Best crossed the si.rc.vhi now south-of the bridge early naming With provisions and on their eturn-the horses, were, nearly drown- ed.. The rig w-as fort in the stivjmi ind the-gentlemen' were glad to es- cape with their, lives. Other moved out for foai The Kiinba.11 bridge across the St. Mary's lliver rlost its east span. The Caldwell brwlgi; rjvor the Ik-lly River. is all O K except for the wash away of, part ipf the approach. It was reported? that all the logs of the Waterton mills had been taken downstream prove a tot- al loss, Later information is to the eflcct that they fd'nm'd a jum lower! down the river and this will be large ly saved. At the Cofhranei; ranch the waters have done considerable damage to the dairy plant nud barns of Mr. Edw. J. Wood mid a stream is still runn- ing between the bungalow and tho hill 011 the northeast. MILLION FOR A SOLDIERS' CAMP Provision for Militia Part of Celebration at Quebec COMMENCE TO COf THE HAY c Famers Retort a Great Crop Prospects Never Better Ottawa, June wasting the greater part of the day in a fruitless discussion of various questions rais- ed by thii Opposition members by way of semi-disguised obstruction to supply, the Commons finally got downj to business about one o'clock this afternoon and the last hour of the sitting did the only real business of MOOSE PLENTIFUL Wander Around Back Yardi in Moric- ton, N. B. Moncton, N, B., June throughout the province are becoming so plentiful that farmers in dis- tricts, are applying for special license to kill in defense of their crops. 'Fanners the outskirts, of the city report that on several occasions moose have been soon feeding in fields with cattle-. A. Metcalf, a member of the water works department, found a bull moose and a cow moose, feeding in Iiis yard. Farmers the rounding country all have the sivthc story of splendid crops and excellent the day, namely, the passing of a vote of one million dollars of militia estimates to provide' for the holding of the arinual training camps. Mr. Monk (Jacques Cartier) in- quired whether the Government was opposed to the Black Sod route being used in the all red line. It is not the intention of the Gov- ernment to oppose or suggest, was the Premier's rely. He was not aware that the high commissioner had ex- pressed an opinion against that route. H: B. Ames (Montreal) was inform- ed that, during the last year tons of coal was mined in Alberta, on which royalties to the amount oi were paid. Sir "Wilfrid announced that it was _. the to bring down the Hudson .Bay Railway bill IS AWARDED THE LASH Fernie, June last case on the docket of the Fcrnic assize court was concluded tonight when a verdict of guilty of indecent assault was brought against David Walker of Michel'. Walker was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary with nine lashes on his entrance to the institu- tion. CLUBS CANNOT SELLUQUOR NOW Important Provision in Saskatchewan's License Law NAY BE TROUBLE IN PASS MINES BASEBALL. RESULTS NATIONAL: At R.H.E St. Louis.......................Q.l.i Philadelphia....................0.4.2 At Boston At Brooklyn- Chicago..........................0.4.2 Brooklyn ----....................2.4.2 At New Pittsburg........................1.8.1 New York .-.....................O.G.I EASTERN: At Providence......................4.7.3 Jersey City ......................3.7.3 At Newark Baltimore .....................10.13.2 At Toronto.........................6.7.1 Rochester ----..................5.0.3 AMERICAN: At Chicago- Chicago ........................3.8.0 Philadelphia ....................2.5.1 At St. St. Louis Washington .....................2.6.3 At Cleveland (11 Cleveland Boston........................8.10.1 At Detroit (12 Detroit..........................7.13.4 New York NORTHERN: At Winnipeg- Brandon ........................9.13-1 Winnipeg ......................2.5.3 At Duluth ........................11 Fargo Important Ruling Given by Judge at Brantford, OnL Brantfbrd, Ont., June. un- ion moulders who are on strike at Buck Stove Works in this city have established their right to do picket duty. The strike opened early IF April. The latter part of the montl the police at the request of the Grn interfered with picketing done by the union in the vicinity of the works where the non union men who hac taken the places of the strikers were quartered. The union men were summoned for Besetting the works ind as a result one hundred of then .vere committed, for trial waiving hearing before the police magistrate At the trial yesterday before Judg Hardy, two cases were taken up Evidence showed that tho men hat naintained pickeU in the vicinit; of the works but had not compclle uiyone to cease, workinsr. Tho feed 'will be plentiful unrl good this year. J. J. Johnston of the Bay field farm has commenced'cut Ling his .hay which is in tip-top condition. W. IT. Harvey of the Sunnysidc Farm across the river has brome gross and rye grass-just heading out and nearly ready cut. Mr. llar- vey'is greatly pleasc-d with'Ms alf- alfa .every grain of.wlm-h he.believes grew. He says that, he will have alfalfa at the fair this year tliat will compete with that raised on the irri- gated land. ,-i Geo. B. Snapp the large Warner farmer, says that the crops around Warner could not be better, His wheat stands as .high as his knees and is in the shot blade. Nothing ca.ii prevent a bumper crop. At Grasscy Luku the grain is in fine shape. The Herald was shown >f the worst as Messrs. Hall, Wm. Break Between Companies and the Union Officials FIVE KILLED IN RAILROAD WRECK Tournia, Belgium. June 11. A rnil- ny wreck near IUTC today resulted in the Wiling of live people and the ivounding of s spring wheat pul.led oh Sunday near that town, which stands twenty-two inches. From no One has conic any com- plaint of too much rain. None of the crop is under water. In fact there is very little hind covered with water. Except for the damage done by the rivers there have been no dam Wm. Lyman, ft. Wm. pilling, anywhere, 'i-cston Young, Mrs. Watkins, U.iiir. Anderson, J. W.. ICc.xrls m.'.i oihcis.' However no .more houses des- troyed though the water was three to four feet deep in Messrs. Kearl's and Young's homes on Main St. Mr. Tliirker's residence. had only tour or live inches of mud ami water the floor and the building is in- tact. Saturday morning the waters wore receding and ;xn attempt was made by Mr. Win. Ducc to cross on horse- back along the Main St. road jut the stream was swimming and it wa-s abandoned. The casket for the infant child of Mr, Harkcr WJIS crossed by swinging it from the telephone wires. The waters were slowly receding and a boat used in bridge construc- tion was utilized for a miniature, fer- ry on Saturday. The bridge was kept in place through hard work on Sunday. The main stroam was diverted by debris so as to strike the piles of the ap- proach. Three of these went out and the filling of "the pier also. The pier was refilled and repaired go as to be kept safely in place. Monday morning tho earth ap- proach, which had been partly cut out, was bridged and a foot bridge constructed KO that communication was again rarely established between the north and south sides. Team? Cnn now i... and Civil Service act as early as pos- sible, but .he added that the first duty of the House was to pass supply. Mr. B.ordVn said that while it was a matter for the Government to de- did not think that the intro- duction of the Civil Service bill would delay supply. A discussion -of the riii'ilia .esti- mates'was entered upon with the un-l derstanding that one item of 000 should stand and that full lati- tude would be'aliowed for discussion in that connection on any question in connection with the department. This suggestion was made bythc minister of militia, object of facilitat- ing the: passage of supply and was ac- "copled by. the Opposition. The first item taken was one of a.-million dol- lars for the annual drill and in con- nection with this, Sir Frederick an- nounced his plans for the and Quebec Tercentenary as far as they had. been worked out. The total force at Quebec had been limited to 000 by the request of the Tercenten- ary Commission. The city militia will go in battal- lions though not in full strength. others. A pas- senger train from Monos ran off the track and several were demolish- ed- The wrerkivge immediately caught fire and was consumed. It wns with much difficulty that the injured wore removed from the wreckage bo- fore the Humes rwu-liwl them. IS BREAKING ALL RECORDS They will" do their annual drill and will be paid for that but will not be paid extra for the trip to Quebec except their expenses. The rural militia will be represented by a com- pany from each battalion, the choos- ing to be left to Brigadier General Otter and tiie various Colonels. The men will be paid fur the time they are at Quebec plus expenses buf, noi for more than twelve days. The to tal representation will prob.ihly bo divided between the rural and urban troops. All the cavalry will go and a certain amount of field and garri- son arti'lery. II. L. Burden said that unless more of the rural militia were sent there would be trouble. Tiie men who were rejected from going to Que- bec would refuse, to go to camp. The minister replied that the number of men to be sent was fixed by the Bat- tlefields Commissioner at 12.000. The chief objection was the difliculty of transportation at a time when all the accommodation by rail or water would be used for the general public. After an hour's discussion the vote was passed. According to information that the Herald has received there is a prob- ability of trouble this summer be- tween the mine operators" ami the men, in the Crow's Nest Tass mines. The trouble will be the result oi a break between the companies and .sonif of the union officials who have boon keeping things quiet for them. The comUUons in the mines have not been satisfactory to the men but through the influence of the paid un- ion ollicinls, no trouble has arisen. Jlecently when the management: f o! one of the large mines changed, it was discovered that the previous manager had been paying a promin- ent district union official six hundred dollars month which was distribut- ed among leaders of tho local unions and one or two district officials, to pay them for keeping things quiet among the men. The new manage- ment cut off this monthly contribu- tion and now the beneficiaries threa- ten to make trouble with the men It is not known whether compan- ies paid the monthly levy or not. The revelation will likely cause trouble among the leaders of the miners unions and the members will probably go after the niu-it who were in their employers' hire in this man- ner. llogina, Sask., June pre- mier made an important announce- ment regarding the licenses 'at the House this morning when the liquor bill was up for third reading. The minister of agriculture read a tele- gram from the Presbyterian general assembly at Winnipeg, as follows: ''Following resolution unanimously adopted and ordered transmitted: 'General assembly is rejoicing in learning of the action the Saskatch- ewan government is now taking in granting to municipalities the right of local vote on a simple majority vote shortening hours of sale, closing bars on public and doing away with club .liquor licenses and other advanced provisions for the re- strfctlou of liqubr traffic. (Signed) J. G. Shearer." Mr. Scott said tluit although by ho means the most important, the" pro-'-' vision withdrawing from clubs the right to sell liquor: had received the most criticism at the hands of the Opposition and through the country. On a single point he desired to say that in Saskatchewan today there was not one club fulfilling functions of a home to the proper its members that is providing meals or sleeping accommodation, as clubs of Eastern Canada and the United "States do. Without committing the 'government to policy, however, he would say that when the "time came the Saskatche-' wan clubs did fill the function, when they provide meals and beds and- be- come the home of members, they would consider favorably the .restor- ing of the right to'dispose of liquor- among friends of members and mem-- hers. GET A'ttEHSE TO DRINK BOOZE VICTORY FOR: M.IGHSS Albany, N. Y., June Hughes' anti-gambling bill was de- clared passed at 12.45 by a vote oi 26 to 25.. Senator Foelker's grit and the vote of the new Senator Wallace saved tiie day .and the signature of Governor Hughes of course taken for granted, will put the bill upon the j statute books. Governor Hughes when informed of Uie passage of the bill made no at- tempt to conceal his elation. He sajd: "E am deeply gratified at this result. It is a victory for law and order, tho importance ot which' can- not be overestimated." Xcw York, .Tun.; That th Cunard line strani'-r Lusitania is breaking all records in her trip from York is made despatch from Queenstown to V'w known in a the capt.iin which ivacherl tho here via Halifax message says that Lusitania wns contended the case was difficult to prove, but held that by their act in besetting the works tho men showed fnotive or desire to interfere with tho strikebreakers. The defense claim- ed the picketing was only for the purpose of getting and giving informa- tion regarding the strike. Judge Hardy held that picketing was not il- legal provided the men did not boset the works with a view to compelling others from abstaining from doing1 lawful work. Thorc was no evidence restraint, he said, nor of compul- sion. There nro authorities to sup- port, this action and accordingly he lismissed the two case.? in question ind the remainder of the hundred were dropped. The strike is still on. stream south of the Bridge. From nil reports the ranchers up Lee's Creek have not suffered as bad- ly as at first, feared. Mr. Fd -Evins, whose ranch was in tho creek bottom is reported to hav0 lost, all improve.: mcnls and machinery. will be forced Others as Mr. to move their improvements. The Alberta Lumljor and Hardware Company nro heavy the losers through stroam carrying nway piles of Mr, Gaboon places the di- rect. loss at from to but Of course the property is greatly depreciated as well. Mr. Lee's loss is about 8650 while, Mr. Cook's will reach At the "Harkcr Allen mill the >.st Tho ,it a..m. the s 1.0 IS fcnnl.n from Daunts ttocks having made- an hourly average of 25.12 loots. The Lusita- nia sailed Sunday morning nnrl is due here at the liar about midnight. 01MINGS GOT THREE MONTHS B. C. ODDFELLOWS OFFICERS New Westminster, June Oddfellows Grand Lodge of British Coluniiba has elected the following officers for the ensuing year. Grand Master. H. Fulton, of Ladysmiili; Deputy W. Law, Vancouver; Grand Warden. E. L. Wel.ber, Xew Westminster; Secretary. F. Dr.vio, Victoria: Treasurer, W. II. Culli-n; Representative to Supremo 0. S. Keith, New Westminster. Unique Plan of a Candidate in the State of Wash- ington TO CUT CALGARY OUT Erection of a Trail in to G. T. P. S. B. Line to Lead H. K. Cumtninirs was sentenced to throe months in for issuing a cheque on tho 15ank of Montreal when he hari no funds there. He pass cd the cheque at. the Arlington "Ho- tel some days ago. JUST A MISTAKE Ottawa. Juno ary appointed 1o inquire into the mysterious disappearance of all the records of the Stanstoad bye- olectian last winter, concluded this morning. Tho committee decided that the pipers were evidently destroyed throuph a mi.stnko on the part of the Into Fl. M. clerk of tho crown in chancery., Wash., June every man ami woman who drinks in- toxicating Liquors to pay a license fee, exempt saloonmen and permit anyone, who desires to engage in the traflic, the sale restriction being to sell only to licence holders. These in brief arc the chief points of a plan announced by E. E. Hall of Spokane, a candidate in the third district for the next legislature of Washington to solve the liquor ques- tion in .this state, in which the He- publi< an party is pledged to local op- tion, while the democrats are on re- cord as favoring absolute prohibi- tion. Mr. I Fall has a resident, of eastern Washington since the pioneer day.s and is a brother of former state Sonnlm- Oliver Tinll, who 15 iiuMition ns a possible candidate for the lieutenant governorship on the. Uepub lican ticket. Outlining his plan, Mr. Hall said that while he is willing to stand squarely upon the Republican slate platform and vote for the passage of n local option law. if elected, he will introduce a measure which provides Victoria, June Govern- ment today mc-t a delegation from the. boards of trade of Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria, which urged the construction of a trail at or near JRovelstoke to the Canoe river. The Government promised an answer by Thursday next. The trail will cost about and its construction would mean, it is alleged, that all supplies for tho construction of the Yellow Head Pass section of the G. T. P. would be sent by that route. It is claimed that would mean the pur- chase, of supplies approximately in value in British Columbia instead of in Calgary. If the road is not constructed the supplies will be sent via Edmonton. BOY SHOT AT MICHEL Michel, June Clarkson, a lad of ten years ol age was acci- shot yesterday afternoon by a Hungarian named Mike George. REV. HUGH PEDLEY CHOSEN Montreal. Juno this morn- ing's mooting of tho Congregational Union of Canada, Rev. Hugh Pedley of Emmanuel Church, Montreal, was elected chairman for 1900. c be issued by county and city, a reasonable fee being ahout a year for county licenses anrt from ?l to for city. This would bring in a larger revenue than under the present licence system, and would put the. burden where it belongs. "Fnch license thus issued should hove thereto a photograph of the person tcrkiVig it out, so there could be no using of the license ex- should pay the license. He added: cept by this mart. It also con "My plnn should be to abolish nlljtnin n provision thut a conviction of saloon licenses, (lormitiinff any man drunkenness at any time would be desiring (o do so" to Pell liquor. If punished by a revocation of the lie- that the man who drinks the liquor n. man wants to com pel led to tak, drink he should be out a license to do so, and it should he a misdemeanor nny person to sell to a man who does not have such a license. Such enso for a period of six months or a year. This appears to me to N th.J logical solution of the iiquor question in districts where saloons are not barred by local option." ;