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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. III. Herald Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, .Time DEADLOCK IN RAILWAY STRIKE Cannot Agree Men Not Anxious To Go Out Montreal, June reach- ed a crucial stage in the negotiations between the Canadian Pacific man- agement, and trainmen of the eastern portion of the system, for after a conference lasting from noon until 1-15 this afternoon it was 'admitted on both sides 'that a deadlock had been reached. It is probable there will be no new developments until after the general committee of the trainmen have met the Grand Trunk management. A meeting with the latter is arranged for 11 o'clock to- morrow morning. The C.P.R., it is understood, have made all. arrange- ments for running trains in case a strike is declared. The officials claim that traffic will not be tied up as im- portations by the company and oth- ers .could he drafted in to take the the place of the strikers. On the men's part, it is stated if the com- mittee orders them out, immediately obey, but with reluct- ance, as many do not care for the prospect of losing their pensions. It is also said that considerable pres- sure, has been brought to bear on the committee not to declare a strike. There is nothing new in the situa- tion at the Grand Trunk. Unlike the C.P.R., the Grand Trunk has not yet announced whether they will ac- cept the award of the conciliation hoard or not. BIG ISSUES OF BONDS BY CANADIAN FIRMS London, June Bank pro- pose to issue next ..eelc at 102 1-2 of six per cent.-.first mort- gage bonds of the Steer Company of Canada. The brokers are the West- ern Canada. Trust Co. Another issue ibeing underwritten is 770.000 pounds five percent, first mortgage gold :bonds of Algoma Central and Hud- son's Bay Railway at DO, principal interest guaranteed by the Lake Superior Corporation. Another Brit- ish Columbia Lumber Company issue also pending, nameiy Swanson Bay Forests, Wood, Pulp and Lumber Ltd., 125..000 pounds six per cent., first mortgage, sterling bonds. The directorate includes Robert Cox of Ottawa. Number .167 AT COLEMAN .'Viclori_a, June 28.-R. w, Riddell, until recently manager of the British American Trust Company, with head- quarters 'in this city, has been pro- moted to the position of managing director of the International Coal Coke Company, Ltd. Mr. Riddell is well known locally, having for several years been manager of Saunters' grocery establishment other commercial concerns here. Me rio-v be stationed at Cole- man, Alberta, the headquarters of thii International Coal and Coke Com- pany, in which A. C. Flum- crfelt, of this city, is'largely tnter- c-stwl. HIGH RIVER WATERWORKS BYLAW WAS DEFEATED High Uiver. Alta., June on a bylaw to spend on water- and sewerage system for High Stiver today resulted in 65 43 against. As a two-thirds vote is re- quired the bylaw was defeated by a narrow margin, hut there are pros- 'Pects of tlie question being re-sub- mitted shortly. NEW THREE STOREY BLOCK Bentley Co. Will BuiU An- other Fine Big Store The Bentley Co. Ltd. will build a three storey to their store on Hound street. The building will cover the whole of the 25 by 125 ft. lot owned by the company and form- erly occupied by the Eastern Town- ships Bank and before them by Robt.: Sage. The present frame build be torn out and "work proceeded with at once on tlie new building, the whole of which will be occupied by the Bentley Company.. A full base- ment, the first storey and.a .temporary roof will be rushed up this fall and the other two storeys added early in the spring. The front in the present store of the company will be taken out this season and a new modern front put in for the full fifty feet nen the new .building: is completed the present three storey building will be carried back to the end of the lot on which it stands, giving the com- pany store space of 125 by 50 feet, and three storeys aiigh. When these changes are completed the Bentley Company will be the larg- est store building in the city and Southern Alberta. Architect E. E. Carver is Caning for tenders in today's-issue of the Herald for the first portion of the work on these changes, namely the purchase and removal of the present frame structure. SUBMITTED TOJK Nothing Very Elabor- ate U Proposed To Be Built Three blueprints outlining an alter- native design for the proposed arm- ory to be erected iu Lethbridge- has been received by Major J. S. Stew- art, the officer commanding 25th Bat- tery C. F. A. from Col. Cruikshank, the officer commanding Military Dis- trist No. 13. The plans originally submitted showed a frame building covered with iron. The plans show a two storey brick building 28 feet by 50 a separate frame and galvanized iron gun shed in the rear. On the ground j floor of the proposed building is a commanding officer's room, 16 x 10 feet, stores, 16 x 10 feet, assembly room 18 x 28 feet, and room 16 x 28 feet. On tlie first floor is an Art Arm- ifj x 20 feet, and a lecture room 28 x 34 feet. The basement contains lavatories, mob stores and furnace jroom. Major Stewart, has resubmitted the plans to the city council for its opinion. BAD FIRE AT PATERSON, N.J. New York, June 28 fire which started in Paterson, N. J., last night at 11.30 o'clock had done more than a million dollars worth of damage at a. late hour this morning, and was still burning. The began in the show window of the Van Dyke furni- ture store which was completely de- stroyed. The fire got beyond the control of the firemen and extended to Cross street from Main and was expected to eat the ousiness blocks by Ward and -Market streets. Chief Stagg asked for help from the surrounding towns. London, June is understood that the Irish have decided to vote against the budget unless they are satisfied there "will be no compromise with the opposi- tion on the veto question. IUC Gouldthrite Affair Ottawa, .Iune are plen- ty of rumors on the street concern- ing it-ci-iit developments in the print- ing bureau, but ther? is nothing offi- cial. The -Secretary of State takes tlie attitude that it would not be wise for him to make "any further MaU'iucms iinlil the investigation is completed. Il is still proceeding un- der oalh and -before1 it is concluded practically every iiers-on who has any business dealings with the de- partment will be examined as to their dealings with the officials. Chief Sherwood, of the Dominion Police, is still in Xew York .searching for Gouldthritc, and Inspector Parkinson also out on the search, but in an- ther direction. If the missing man s located there will, it is said, be nil ie. difficulty ..as to his extradition, itc having laid himself open to an in- dictment which would justify the Do- minion Government in asking, the United States to hand him over. A good many people arc asking the why did not the department investigate the actions of Gouldihrite. when he living in so expensive n style on a salary which until last year did not exccrd a year. The explanation is that he gave out that he had made large sums of mon- ey in the Right of Ways mines, and this seemed to have satisfied those in authority over him. It is currcntly reported that hoth Gouldthrite and his wife were plentifully supplied with rash xi-hm'thcy Ml, one estimate ot% tlio amount in cash taken away by GonUHhriie being forty thousand dol- APPOINTMENT CKITICIZED Gen. Tan Hamilton as Inspector of'the'Over-' seas Forces London, June the Commons the Mediterranean Command and the Inspectorship of Oversea Forces rose 'again. Right Hon. Geo, Wyndham thought the appointment of General Ian Hamilton unwise, pointing out among other things that it might him into delicate relationship, with the oversea governments. Hal- dane in reply expressed his belief that, the foundation of a policy of uniform- ity in the various armies of the em- pire had now been laid and an inspec- tor-genera! is needed who will be able to give a great deal of time to the work of the inspection of the over- seas if desired. Haldanc referred to the field as an additional recommend- ed the Canadians and Australians in ehc field as an additional recommend- ation for that distinguished officer. SMALL CROWDS AT MONTREAL MEET RADIO TELEPHONE CO. CANNOT PAY Attachment on Property Made New York, June attach- ment 'was made today upon the wire- less stations of Elmer E. Burlingame's Radio-Telephone Company in the Metropolitan Tower and 'No. 66 Broadway by a failure to nay debt of alleged to be due for apparatus. The action .was taken: by John Firth, president of the Wireless Specialty Apparatus Company, who referred all inquiries TO his attorneys, W. Bernard Vause. Mr. Vause said: "We did this be- cause we learned .that the Radio- Telephone Company in spite of its huge capitalization and its glittering promises to stockholders, had no. money. We gave the officers of the company ample time to pay, but our leniency was only abused. 'My inves- tigations of the assets of the Radio- Telephone Company revealed that many of its claims were fictitious. It was claimed the company owned a wireless station in Washington. This is untrue. The company holds title to no such property." SUICIDE OF DROWNED IN POND. Grenfeii. Sask., June Hyde, eleven years old, son of Goo. Hyde of Grenfeii. was drowned in the j dnm last, night at seven o'clock. G. R. Strickland, of the Dominion Bank staff recovered the body'at S.30, but life was extinct. Uixon Coy Aviator lives the Sensation Of the Day rT, Cairo, Egypt, Juno With a British garrison under arms to prevent any outbreak on the part of the National- the student Wardani. who assassinated the Egyp- tian premier at Routros Pasha last February, was secretly executed before dawn today. Montreal, June aviation meet has been an unqualified su'ecess j from the point of achievements, but j three hundred spectators was a- slim i turnout for the unique occasion. The biplanes outmanoeuvred anil j proved their superiority over the Hleriot monoplane of Count DC Les- 13addeck No. 2 or McCurdy, tlie Canadian. Indeed the la tier is a. I disappointed man. His machine, dc- j spite the great engine powers, rose hut.little and settled immediately during the two attempts at Jlicht, GOULDTHRITE Ottawa; June report reached 'here this afternoon lime Frank Gouidthnte, the missing purchasing agent of the Printing Bureau, who is wanted on a. fraud charge, committed suicide by jump ing intu Lake Erie from the deck of a steamer plying be- tween Cleveland and Detroit. There is no official confirma- tion. TO RUSH TABER SCHOOL BIG SHIPMENT i being apparently too heavy. j Weather conditions were j Brookcns in a Wright biplane, rose to j an estimated height oi feot, then stopping the engine, made a long and gentle glide in safety to tho LaChapcllc, in a Wright, cir- ftF rnin TO ihe. MM yards twice in UULU IU mllll 13 mins. 29 and 3.30, an average oi .._.' j about'10 miles per hour. DC Lcsseps j took mins. 35 seconds to make the Ottawa, June 27.-Thc -biggest con-! circle. The sensation of the dav was signment of gold ever taken in by the caused by Dixon, the boy aviator Royal Mini was received on Satur- with his dirible balloon. He was day when Sfl sacks' containing was starting for a night, when he 131.15 ounces of precious metal in Icancd over the car just as it was a bars were transferred by the Hank fcAV fcct from lhc rcach of British North America to the ing for ihc control rope and fell out Tabcr, June T. Williams of .Medicine Hat. the architect on the new Tabor school, was in town thiy morning and b'roiighr. t.lie plans Tenders will .called fur ;U once and t.he building rushed along as quick i The last day for receiving tenders Idcal- j is Friday, July 8tli. British Press Thinks Alleged Interview Is Inaccurate London, June alleged sum- mary of an interview in the real Gazette with Admiral Sir A. Douglas cabled from Montreal, is widely published here. In it the ad- miral charges the Candians holding responsible positions under the crown are harboring the idea of annexation to the United States in their hearts and saying that so long as that idea existed in the minds of those respon- sible for making and enforcing laws, Americans will be welcomed to the exclusion of Britishers. It is assumed in some papers that the remarks attributed to Douglas are inaccurate. The Times says the expectation in Canada of a change in the fiscal policy in grain is influenc- ing public opinion strongly against any tariff modifications, likely to im- pair the value of the imperial prefer- ence. DANDY SAMPLE OF WINTER WHEAT Ben Jair.es, who has made the'Leth' bridge district famous for brought to the Herald ofiice a sam- ple of winter wheat that beats any- thing ever seen here this year. Mr. James is an irrigation farmer, and his wheat shows the advantage oi having plenty of water. This is the year, Mr. James thinks, for the irrigation farmers. He has just finished up his hay. He had one hundred acres of timothy as good as any one would wish to sec. All his crop, wheat, oats and hay, is fine. Mr. James' farm is in 12-8-21, nine miles south-east of Lethbridge. GEN. TKENCH IN KEGINA PRUDHOMME WANTS TO BET Programme of, What He Will Do at the City Rcgina, June Sir John French, by General Lake and other members of his staff, ar- rived in the ciiy to-night from the West. The party was met at. the sta- tion by the officers of the R.N.W.M. P. and proceeded to the King's Ho- tel they made their headquar- ters vhile in. the citjv To-morrow General French will inspect the Mountcri Police, afterwards will luncheon with Commissioner Perry and the officers of the R.N.W.M.P. According to arrangements he will then visit Licutenant-Governor For- get, at, the Government House, after- wards returning to the city, where lie will inspect the Cadet Corps of the Collegiate Institute. The party will proceed east to-morrow evening. EXPLOSION ON A LAUNCH Kenora, Out., June to an explosion yesterday morning in the gasoline launcu of Mrs. R. J. Whitla of Winnipeg at the lake side 'here, fire started extended to other boat houses, the loss being con- siderable, mostly Winnipeg people suffering. Mrs. Whitia lost two thou- sand dollars, John cnivers ?600 and others smaller amounts. RAN AWAY WITH ANOTHER'S WIFE Medicine Hat Man Seeks His Spouse In This City An anonymous man and woman, the latter wheeling a small child in a bor- rowed baby.buggy, dropped into the cilice.of the'North Lethbridge Realty Co. on Saturday morning last and in- quired into chances of obtaining for rent two or three-rooms or a'small shack, informing .Mr. Donaldson that they purposed abiding in Lethbridge in future. They were accommodated and later informed him that they hailed Irom'Medicine Hat. This morning a name is also unknown, -was at the same of- fice before eight o'clock" arid claim- ed that the woman of the previous Saturday was his ivife. fie stated that she had left him and four small children and bad eloped, so to speak, with the make-believe husband that she had been seen with on Saturday. Every effort is being made to locate the fugitive pair, and the Salvation Army are lending their assistance. It is thought they may still be in-the city as it is believed they had very little money. PASSENGERS HELD-UP ON THE OREGON SHORT LINE. Oregon. Utah., June Ore- gon Short Line train No. 1 was held up at 3.30 this morning near Five Points, and every passenger robbed. Five thousand dollars in money and V taken. No money was lolored Man Accused Offoimu in the express car- man passengers were routed out and compelled to stand in line. Women nnd men were badly beaten when they tried to conceal their valuables. A posse is pursuing the robbers in the hills. A large amount of mon- Saskatoon, .June Charles ev went out from Ogden on the first Killing His Wife Last Week Davis did murder Helen Davis, his wife, on the night of June 21, was the charge read this morning in the police court to the accused, a colored man, whom the coroner's' jury on declared guilty oi man- slaughter in causing the death of his wife on Friday night. A large crowd attended this mor-i- ing's court to hear the preliminary hearing, but nothing in the line of new evidence was bronchi forward. section, but the bandits missed this. .i, Vt, ti- EARTHQUAKE IN ITALY Homo. June violent e'irthtiiKikc caused heavy dam- age today on Hie east coast of Italy, nwir the Gulf of .Mancrcflonia. Houses in sev- eral towns were shattered, as far as known none- were killed. .lime politieal situation has been given a sporting turn by the offrr of -J. F. Prud- honime to donate lo the St. Boniface Hospital if he eannot fully substantiate his charge regarding Hor he coin., in.o hwW iirit uc of the shipment is S1R5.000 or was still'in the ea- nnd must M T m i.u ea. ana must meet ,his maiKefi cheque ne covered hr Julv abont tver ounce, and is. from an horrible death. Kveryhoriy branch of the Hank of British Xorth 'in silcnco only broken a "moan as America at Dawson, Yukon Territory the balloon dropjwl, and it was sonm and the gold comes from the mines'time later that the erowri discovered Jn that district. that Dixon was safe on the land. W. II. Wilkinson, of -Mncleod, lost all his farm buildings hy fire. SWEPT OVER THE NIAGARA FALLS Niagara Falls, N. V., June WEATHER HAS CONTINUED HOT Alarming Reports Of Damage To Spring Wheat Winnipeg, June of over one hundred were recorded at a number of .Manitoba -points yes- terday and it is cjuite as hot today. This excessive heat is generally ac- companied with strong drying iwinds.. Around the Grain Exchange today, where wheat jumped five cerite yes- terday, the bulls had it all their own' way. Alarming reports of spring, no doubt many of them 'ex- aggerated, were received from all over the country. There Is no doubt that the crop has suffered consider- ably, said an expert today, and every day's continuance of che present con- ditions knocks down the average (per- centage. Under the torrid heat the grain is beginning to head out long before it is proper for it to mature. June in this country should be wet and not too hot, instead it has-been dry, barring some thunderstorms and a record in -heat for' any month, but it will not be possible to estimate the extent of the damage until reports are received from all districts. ALBERTA MUCH B_, I ER OFF i HAN DAKOTA J. R. Anderson, manager of P. C. Lowes and Co., returned yesterday norning from Leeds and Minot, North Dakota, and points in Minnesota. He says some of the people Who are kiek- ng about this country being 'dry should go down into the Dakotas and they would see there a country that s burnt up. If they would only see the difference ibetween Dakota and Alberta cney would soon change their tune. Mr. Anderson sa.ys that be- tween Moose Jaw and Portal there are as fine crops as tee ever saw, but two hundred yaras across the. U. S. boundary they are burnt black. It was the most remarkable thing, he ever saw. FELL LIKE A ROCK FROM A BALLOON New York; June like a rock from a height of 500 feet when his .'parachute failed to open, George Taylor, a professional balloonist, lives to tell the story, although he is in St. Mary's hospital at Passaic, -N.Y., where physicians confidently expect him to recover. GROOM WRAPPED IN GAUZE Donald McLean appeared for the ac-' 7 cuscd and F. C. MeDermjd has charge j v of the case for the prosecution. When Davis heard the charge he sat down and covering his face with his hands cried most pitifully." A chill passed over everyone in the court, and sobs of the accused man were all that! could be heard. He tried to control i his feelings but could not do so and for several minutes moaned and sob- bed. He appeared to be creatlv -f ifwi.vi i, ,1, j- K'aucht in the swift eurrmt oi the anet ted and rinnne thr proceedings I sal with bowed head, being overcome I Iwo nicn in a hcm wcrc' by his emotions at occasional inter- vals. The magistrate in turning to the prisoner, said, "Davis, you are com- carried over the fails early to-night. the men are or from whence they coriic- is ircknmvn. Mildly car- eening through the rapids above the milled to the Prince Albert jail, to cataract, the boat was apparently in await your trial at. the sittings of i momentary danger of capsizing, 'but the Supreme Court.'' The prisoner remained upright, till its plunge over noildcu affirmatively and walked from the falls. the court room. This afternoon he! _ was to Wince.' Albert. U. S. SENATOR DEAD case- lias .uoiiMtii considerable.! New Orleans. La., June 28. United interest in the city, and much sym- 1 States Senator Sam-.iel D. MoEnery. pathy is expressed for the prisoner today. HC was since it had been learned that Ihe j years old represented the stare charge, against him is murder. 'since ISiiT. Romantic And Unique Wed- ding At Fernie-Bride Was Isolated Ferriic, June Free Press says A ceremony which was cer- tainly unique in the annals of the mountains took place at the isolation hospital on the hill on Monday morn- ing. Marriages havu taken place un- der strange conditions and in strange places, but this wedding holds the record for Uic unusual in these parts. Edna Uarret; had been isolated on account of contagious disease some two wrt'ks ago. Although practical- ly recovered from her illness her life is still circumscribed by the barrier ropos at thci isolation grounds. When she uas carried up the hill she. was Mrs. fOdna HarroU. She is now Mrs. Frank K. Grace, and thereby hangs this remarkable talc. Frank E. Grace is" foreman for the Lumber Co. He has long been a suitor for the hand of Mrs. Barrett, "is last proposal was made across- the ropes that mark the limit of the stampnvg ground of the germs. It was accepted. On Mon- day morning the wedding procession ascended the hill. Rev. Hugh Grant, was master of ceremonies. Dr. An- derson stood off the microbes -while the knot. tic-d. There were also present Mrs. Dr. Anderson and Chief Clerkc. Thn hand of the groom was wrapped in_ antiseptic gauze as he slippnl ihc ring on the finger of the bride. A stout manilla rope separnt- r.iod husband from wife. It still sep- arates not for long. Mrs. Graco is convalescent. Jas. Kcndry, rx-M.P., the Petor- boro.'Ont., woollen manufacturer, is rre lo-morrow to buy wool. ;