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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VGfl II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBSRTA, TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 1009. ENGINEER TO LOOK OVER Cecil B. Smith Will Make Recommen- dation All day yesterday there was an air of expectancy and excitement.-around the city offices which were beseigod with "representatives of the various firms tendering on the power plant. It was.- expected that Cecil B. Smith, the city's consultine engineer, would be present to take a hand ...in the proceeding, but ,a late telegram, said thai he could hot.. be present--un- So that part of the per- formance was cut out. Mayor Henderson, fresh from his "holiday, was .on deck and just natur- allytook -his place at the head of the table. The other members of the council present- were Aid. Bowman. .Hatch. Kincr and Huttom Engineer, Arnold arid Supt. Reid assisted secrtt- Robinson to. handle the .tenders while nine representatives of the ten- firms were present looking oh to see that everything right Two or three, citizens, were also pte- serit. Aids. Bowman NO. Jeffries Will Fight Johnson Chiciico..- Ills.. March will fight Jack Johnson for the hoavy- weijfbt championship of the world if 1 am able to get into condition to do myself said James J. Jeff- ries who was. in Chicago. 6u his., way to New Jher t0port lhllt I W- 1 would "ffnt .Johnson us soon as I-finished my vaudeville enffaffement is "not true. continued Jeffries. have never said definitely that I would %ht Joanson, and.. I a.n not readv to say so now. My fature nSdT abiIUy .vet -iluit I will aoie to do in to .the.'.ririsr. T MUSI raore analyze my rond-tion Kfore definite. BIG ESTATE Angeles..: March o a statement by'" 'his This is the largest estate in- Southern-: Califor- wing" that there; w..mld: be 'an TORIES GIVE UP ONE SEAT Only One Candidate to Contest Edmon- ton City and' Hatch moved -.that the. regular: order of business be suspended "ana that" -the eouricif pro- ceed to open .Aid. Hatch thought it would tie a good __ hear :what. the -agehts..had -to, say ;be.- fore the "tenders were.opened.-.-but Aid. '''Bowman if any WOULD INDICT CASTRO ould- Ca'stro tllis he the possibility of 'arrest by Government the moment HP -ML crim- "1VJU4CUI t embarks because he "has been crim- inallymdicted'iin. the Federalcourt on the charge 'of having conspired to effect the assassination of Gomei the n ".they Olds. Altu.. ifarcli -Liberal convention of Olds met this I afternoon ia the optra house, Ev subdivision was represented fully, and very few proxies were used. It was the larjrest and most rcpresen tative that could be had. delegates beina: present most distant uoints m the riding. The-chair'was taken- by Thos. ittokerher. The can- di'dates were allowed Hiteen minutes in which to: address-the deleffates: On .the first: ballot Duncan Marshall se- I cured forty-five votes. H.-B. Ashmead ten and Win'. ..-Viddrie seven j votes. 'Amid tumultuous applause j the president declared Duncan Mar- j shall the The nomination was made: unanirnous. XL-W York. March 1 here, which uceor to the Ti.rn.es, was th- anthra cite coal oriera-turs, that t.ho demands of Uie isiiners j.ire sentetl s.ome time this wiii be refused. The iiree vea upe.-Ators which has been in force sirre ex- 3Icirch Jist have Jt that, the miners' union will not.'only demand official '-r-it make dernan-ls fyr. shorter hours -othor c TALK TELEPHONES AT OTTAWA Success of Provincial Ownership "m Mayor of Raymond Liberal Candidate SLOT MACHINES March es arid other seiz- Western Canada "Ottawa, March 'House _. Commons tonight-. ..discussed. the tele- phone question resolution m'ov- p'd by Haughton Lennox, in which it w'ss declared that the of the western provinces which have taken owr the telephone business and the.evidence by the commit- tee of. tlie House which inquired in- to the'.matter four years lish 'that Canada outside" western provinces is paying more for service'tban they siKJukl. .be. cailed upon to In order to give the people a. service at such rates .that prevail in where a national, service is in opera-, don, Mr. Lennox stated that he did not mtend asking for state owner- ship but for more complete govern- ment control., The western, provinc- es had gone.into-: the business not CHOSEN Will Carry Conserva- tive Standard in Calgary City ball started this morning jyhen the Lethbridge Liberal convention convention opened its Oliver's Hall. There Toronto Has purchased the Medicine was a very; of dele-i Hat Times from W." Lacey- 'ttte gates :from. part of the con. ?ate editor and proprietor.-" The pa- quarter bein? repre- edited and 'managed bv .1 4.T..-.. _ tlie -.new owner. At. the; :morning session practically committee John March 2.-Accord- PowelsoH, ;P.Hammer and Robt Eev-! lSg Actions of nolds; C; Simmons ex-MP? state, winter wheat m Nebraska elected tern and .better condition than on any BeU: of OpticV secretarr ancl March 1st for many _years. W.-J. The delegates present' were ''-S T Tt Budd, E. winter has been -open and .mild few cold snaps coming. -when the aeii- t i -t -i-j. T ed some time ago the -cigar i for business but for1 political iea. store of" Roberts, were destroyed Saturday afternoon" at the city police j accordance with a decision i-f the. police-magistrate. Police j ing., obtained a''ruling on: "the legal- i-i.ty of the machines will -in.future I seize all found in..operation.; MED. HAT TlMES SOLD Medicine Hat, March J. formerly, of Milverton and 3.1r. McLean .moved :an amendment that, the House'reaffirm; 'approval :of; the legislation passed placing the telephone companies under the control of :the .railway board. and un- til such time as the'other provinces followed the example of- provinces this 'was suffi- cient.. Strike at the Exshaw Works wheat was covered which E-S, "E. Laycock, J. j I. T. .Anderson, .T, J. Or- J. W; -Fois: BOW W% POWER FOR CALGARY Coua- evening j .cemnRiuiication. was-' received from s; offering ;tp Hammer J 0 Han take.'-0yei the contract of the Calgary Haynes, Chas' Leonard Power- and '.Co.; and if Douglas, H.f- Hobsori A LJ Clty 'would.-giv.e- them the. same 'J.' 'PTTRPtE .Haisen. .one, they take-over all' the .assets etc., 'guarantee' to deliver -to K; Slawson'r :BQTJNTIFpI-Seth J _. Joh n... Elder, John Warsh. Miles the. city by March 1910. QUEENSTOWNT-John Clark- .ejjholds, J. Geoi-ge, :Gi 'WBI LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE Patersoii. r-T. McCaugherty, N'D .CITY-J. Laugliton. J IT T TT f I H, James, I Columbia Will Submit Local Option to a .C-W.Talli-iQk, J. -H. See-i r-- :Braridle'V- The. Men Nominated i.fternooh sessioi b8inc of Grassv Lake- W 'w to., the Herald) Kegiha. March clinching v or ng up; ithat'the other ifellowcoulid eet nb'fadYantage and" this was y bputy ;wis not-.as fast the one. when Mr> D.riggs announced very 'that he- .was not; a .candidate'. by they ;if adhered to ito tha be crowded put and the; city would have to nay; inbre moifey .than they wise would. He that the alteraitJve tenders -of the several firms should be" considered. Arnold :vejfttured the opinion that En- gineer -Smith- would s deal with master a common ..sense' was: no intebtion to .crowd Tout jfoodsi-. but riflrid specifloair were jiecessary as it was'impos- to draw them up to syit .the .of all the di5erent -firms. Tile- mayor closed .witJv the ronark thai they must of neciw- sity? leiye the: whole matter to .the And so it. -was. 5.PJ5; Student Toronto, Ont., March 2.-r-Kenneth Cvmeron, 16 years ot ago, a attending the School of Science, shot himself through arates representine Winnipeg, Bran- however; don. Regina.' Moose Jaw, interesting. At the close of the con- Medicine Hat. Calvary and Edmonton -both strong; on roet to discuss.the professional Ijaseb'all league conir prising those cities; Moose has and; Cappyv Smart .Lauder: decision on.rpoints? popular yic'toria, B. C., j.McBride has- given answer to the dep- utation beaded by the Rev. Dr. Spenr cetjr.-which recently interviewed .the government in-reference to local ,op- ,tion.-' .-The deletration, had :a.n inter- view executive Feb. 2, and strong the--iutrpduc-! result! aisle, to .decidej or not thej-: h'e permit-! i March .the amploy- aod Cappv Smart gave Louder .the Exshaw Cement -.Works, went out on strike today over a reduction of wasjes. The cement works have been closed down for- the jthree winter months but. resumed- busiiess. yester- Calgary, Mar. night The city 'of.Calgary selected R. B. Ben, of nett and Dr Blow as candidates for the, provincial .election. Both gentle- me'n acce-ptecl nominations. Tlie prv.ceedings were somewhat late in startmg, but the hall was vvell filled with jthe rank and file -of "r.e Conservative party. Mr. Tweedie presided. He explain- a that some railway men who were out of town on Saturday night have sniCH-their retuin to the city been added to rhe list of delegates and weip entitled to vote on, the prin- cipal business of the evening the election of candidates W L. Walsh followed Mr Tweed- ie with a fiery campaign spech in which among other important pro- phecies he foretold of the meeting of the Conservative party in the haH oji the night of March 22nd-next and of the beautiful time they would have in congratulating on in- evitable .victory. Mi Walsh favored R B Bennett. Mr. Bennett was, however, said the speaker, reluctant to accept the nom7 -ination of the convention but not through fear or dislike -to the poli- tical arena, but Mr Bennett had a great objection to his name being- used as the leader of the Conserva" tive party in provincial politics. He wished the modest title of member f jr Calgary Dr. Brett theXeader Mr Walsh said that Dr Brett of Banff, having consented to become the Conservative leader, Mr. Ben- nett s objections had beeT overcome and his name was now before the "Sel- egates as candidate J T. Macdon-' aid proposed the name of E. B. Bennett as candidate for Calgary. The motion wa'S earned unanimous- ly Chairman. Tweedie expressed his personal thanks that Mr, Bennett had consented to serve to the Con_ day moraihff-forHhe Most sure Ko c-nnrtoco-t-Ti I of "the old- employees veere-' re-engaged and commenced. '.work; On. starting the tuen were. ;tpld that all. the em- .ployees were, beinff. reduced .from.. 20c. to .The not .stand j'or the reduction'. "It- is understood the whole staff have been reduced, in es, includiricr -mechanics arid'" mill- Saskatoon; March 1 e last of the theft cases C. P. "R is not heard yet, aparently, as :Wdbur is now out.on bail cliarged with receiving coal, knowing it to b's: stolen.. was arrested -again this af- ter'npon.-" This: Time the' -..charge was actually stealing, coal. POE'S CENTENARY London, brilliant com- pany at .a banquet at, tKe invitation of the Authors' club :o celebrjrte-the birtli.-of-.Edgar Allan Cohan 'Doyle pre- sided and; was-" supported by Ambas- andn .Mrs. Humphrey. Ward, many, leading" authors of Ainerican- Tesideiits of being .jpreseht. would be successful Mr Tweediejs chief difficulty was to find a man of suitable class to run in double bar- ness with Mr Bennett They must be men of and as honoidble "Caesar's wrfe. J T. Macdonald and E. Hart Nicholls were elected scrutineers and the delegates cast their ballots for the election of the second candidate to be nominated from tlie floor. The following- gentlemen were nom- inated Di T M Tweeolie, W L. Walsh J A Caison, H. A. Sinnott, J T Macdonald, Aid Horn- by, R. A. Broklebdnk, Wm George- son and Eev. Dr. MacRae. With the exception of two of these, Dr. .Blow and J A Carson the nominated, excused themselves from adorning: the Parliamentary house at Edmon- ton for reasons of state business orf domesticity -and the issue jvas nar- rowed down to a ballot sec- ond candidate between Dr, Blow and J A. Carson. After the candidates h'ad spoken, some one in the back of the haLL rose and inquired would both left in the running agree to "the sue- cessful competition for honors. Dr. Blow would; Mr Carson was more diplomatic Speakms for him- self he- would but the railway men he represented irmst please them- selves _ F, B- Summer asked if. Mr Carson y assurance at all on 'S theraselves' -inr? r i lur wiemoeives. wnerner and Hitchcock, of intosicants. Phould rsiidst. The leader of the had Hitchcock was' cafie'dT out'ljut'' i Spencer that the -'ques- tion'-of locarpptipn'.will be" submitted ifo Carson replied that the railway- men expected for their support at the polls and at the pres- j cut their chances; looked test from rhe Conservative paity. 1 The jesult of voting was announced as favoring Dr. Blow, but the actual j vote was not given J mn-u-pij tint the _ tioii of Dr. Blo'w be made unanimous convention This was Eeffina. Sask.. March Wil- seconded by W F Fullard HERSELF not present Mr tlie mav" tioa of local option will be submitted Eeffina. Sask.. March Wil- y uar -Xaber in consenting to People in- the" Finlayson this morning Before the meeting broke up the cbnvention said' that 'he ;was The u d her tre er l .Warten' chairman rose and el-quentl moved of the Rutherford -vet been decided upon. Gfivernment which lie as the best Government in Canada. policy would- TsPflV" Tfll iM'a IT- Xli JOE MARTIN LEAVES B. C. ;B. of submission has cd her three year old son, i aiid-then, sui'cide_ The deed was done in a .moment of. itv brouo-ht on bv illness. quently moved that th? meeting of Conservative del- cgatnt therein assembled tender to Mr J A. Carson .a hearty vote of so .far' -definite assurance of the i followers, 7 enterin a. thought a draw would been After considerable discussion es to better .decision. The howev- ieajfue should be known er; hesitation in sriyihe the- which at were ..wholly inadequate and the i excessive-.-- He believed that the- proyjac'fal government should assist' lay next for London where he take up his residence. way east Mr. .Martin will as; thei N'oTthera.-Leairue West-j decision and .gave "the :we co lowillcf funHor- i. -WW.1VJ 0001.51, j. J 1 -T 1 getting fair play c" Portage Ja wnere he .He' p-.dmised to support the rioirii- lived having nccepted an -_._ convention. ipvitation t-o address a of opted. WinnipejfiVras in. favor of ..the rformer; and" tethbridge and Medicine Hat in fayor "pf the name adopted.; fn 'the evenf of en- tering Saskatoon wJU likely be taken in.; havinjr sent word to the mectmsf that they like to be considered. Moose telephoned' jaier that 4n. enter Ihe jeague; A delegation the- other cities, crp ;to" Hoose.law tomor- row to "meet the ttesre. Flcipinir, Medicme Hat, was elected .president ot tho R. B. Ferjrason. and M. Ijtmb, Wihnlpccv A: salary limit of was adopt Lethbridffe and Edmonton want- ed it set at but were defeated. Bame ad- reasons. test. and led all -through the In the last few rounds he mayor "of club. tne .consented to allow his name to go' Mr. Martm_ js under engagement to the ballot. He reminded the con- all over" Marino. Lauder. showed cle- in footwork. "Marino caught Lauder over the which nasty mark and he opened up thcVold wound" once or twice, but outside' that .he never hurt Lituder." Quebec Gather for Work Quebec. Quo.. March first session of the twelfth legislature of Quebec, was opened this afternoon by The league 'will open on the" 12th ''of j gjr Pelleter, Lieut'.-Go- May and close on Labor Day; '.The vemor. Prior to the delivery of the schedule-. wOUbe arranged later. >Cost from the throne. Dr. Pel- the v- case of his past appearances be- before council., in June fore; previous conventions He pre- next- This is a case arising out dieted- that with the Government's the collisinn between the tup Chehal- railway and telephone policies carri- is and the Princess Victoria in which ed into effect All parts of :the ridine ths ful! court gave-.judgnient in fa- would be in close touch with each vor of.tlie c- p- R- tile .other, and if elected lie would'try bpin? from this de- Vepresent.'the em in- constituency v Young, Kaymond. briefly 11 D.'IJ addressed the convention on behalf r W HI DUllU tO of Dr. whom he described as j not only as a doctor, but''also "as.. ai practical, farmer. He has the confi- dence of the people of the Raymond' district. The speaker eloquently and! .'amid.. "gruat appteuse depicted a pic-' lure'-.of the future of and of; A- Cozier, of Cazicr Bros. Card- the fitness of Dr. Rivers as" a suitable1 ston. railway contractors, was in the representative of this portion of the" city last night and loft this morning r V.u J, _ _ 1' J ifr. Finlayson left the house at rhe distinguished services VC., will-leave :on this'morninc to open his store' ren (lered b-v h'ra to the Conserya- where he and when he returned- an hour later tlw Par- during late Domin- ;__ ,___W....L .1. ion campaign and thev would for ed up. found sthe place lock He.knew, his' wife was ill and auu coming provincial campaign, was fearml 01 her actions. Accord- __ _____ p BOLD BAD NEGRO Dayton, Ohio, March bold- est a ad most vicious assault: since he broke into the house and after searching found the body of his wife and son in.a tn.nk of water. The tank was located in the basement of the house and reached nearly to the jthe murder of Lizzie Folhart occur- cei.ling. The poor woman htwl evi- led in this city in broad daylight dcntiy thrown the child in and thenj thi- afternoon. The victim is. Mrs. through the small space be- May Masaios, a pretty Hungarian tween the too of the tank and joists -woman who was seized by a negro- a.nd drowned hfcrself. !znd who. escaped after he had torn tank was cut open and the bo- The Little Bow Sirs. FJnlayson was only 27 years ol age and had been married five years. She was the daughter of Wm carpenter'of Scaforth. Out and came west-to Refiina two years ago. Her husband is engaged in bus- iness here and is well known. The .bodies arc beintj shipped east to Sea- fprth tonight. province. i to drive over the route of the Cal- NELSON'S STREET RAILWAY Nulson, B. C..-March City Council tonight decided to buy out _.. _. of the are to be play-jletier, member for Shi-rbrooke Was fjt I AH. _.jn i." i Sciencc. shot himself through ed cities; Medicine.Hat will elected speaker. The speech from the MM) at boardinjr house short- likely -open the Mtuwih in Lethbrhlfre tfcrone announced the near accomplish m- mklniffht last niffht and Calgary in Edmonton. ment of the annexation of Ungava y minutes Int. r. Ffe was a .The following w-erc the delegates appouvtment of a commission to in- 1C. Cameron, lawyer St, present: .1. M, ,Lamb.. R. mi ly afUr twenty; >f W. 1C. Cameron, Although death was pos- doe to an it is salrt IMCOBW discourafwd over ilw prBMnt .vmr'a work and had told B. Ferguson, W. J. XJrby. A. H. Pulford, Winnipefr; C. Hat; W. S Wea- Ms friends of fhtH-stonc, Branilon; H. Nicholson quirt into and point out the manner of preventing and tw- bcrcuJoflis, commission to which dis- arising tetwcen municipal co-! and commission for public CK--Hannah, of claimed lino. 'rights of the Electric Tramway i i. _ __ .g tjie Ojjject Oj starting thf ser- almost all her clothing from her and had beaten her severely about the face in an attempt; to drag her into Mr. Templeman Back to Ottawa Mr." Douglas was poculiarly fit.- MacDonnoll. s a reprc.'entativt1 because of his liave the contract for jiradincr! vic< being ,-pipneer and ,-i homesteader, the line from F.ethbridge to'tern For some oprratod but last the sys_ March aeqnaintanoc with dis- Carman.sray. where the railroad is. Sir destroyed the' barns and with it j to cross the Littlo Bow. It is belicv- j all rollin? sf-ck, and the company f' Rivers Chostn. that the line will not be built past: has' .shown no dcsiro to renew the The sappprters of Mr. "Hitchcock the Little Bow this year. sr-n'ice. Tonight an offer was recciv-- tbat he a poor F. M. Gray, utilltka will bu referred throiith exaw- FfemlMit; Hut; W. of some of the t I'toh, Hat. torn! is also mentioned. his name, leaving- the between W. W. Douglas and Dr. H. Rivera. The vote being taken, FARMER KILLED Brandon, Man., March 2. o'd from the coriipany's local repre- sentatives Lennic Wragg, offering Harry all the company's holdings in the tho Lethbridge district. night. accepted.. Ottawa. March Wm. Tem- pltsman.was in the city this morning iind will be introduced in the House tun A caucus- oT the Lib- eral members of Parliament was held this morning at which complaint was made of poor attendance in. commons of ffovernmcnt followers. Matters of organization were also discussed. The1'Liberal convention called Tor March 9. candidate to suc- ceed Sir Wilfrid in Ottawa, has been called, off by the Premierys orders, as prcme.ture. There was how naver'-: considerable' waraith of feelinar promptly among, probable which bade fair-'to'cause trouble. ;