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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, MARCH 6, INI. NO. 71. ROOSEVELT IS PREPARING TOGO To Tour Africa For Smithsonian stitute Washington, C-, March presentations are now being made by the Smithsonian- Institute for the scientific expedition to Africa to be headed by. ex-President Roosevelt. The work of preparing and packing the college apparatus is now well advanc- ed having been carefully superintend- ed bv Major A. Mearns, the man who is manager of the expedition for the Smithsonian. J. Alden Loring, and Edmund Hel- ler, the two other naturalists of the expedition have been in Washington several weeks assistine- 3fearns with the final preparations. Mr. Roosevelt will go over the plans thoroughly at Oyster Bay and -will there confer with the three natural- ists who are being sent by the Smith- sonian. On ,the average the details of the different phases of the expedi- tion be worked out by Mr. Boose velt and-the other members of the party so that when they land they will be ready to start out prepared for the work before them. HAPPILY ARRESTED Irish "GJr! Meets Fate in Police Station Braniford, Ont., March hap- eulminatibn of her arrest -as a vag- rant by local police came to Norah McLaughlin an Irish girl, aged 19, fresh iroro- Dublin, at sta- tion, today when her marriage with Harry Chong, a prosperous. local restaurant, keeper was solem- nized. Chong heard of her arrest -trjautr- an SINGLE TIME AT NELSON. Electors Vote to Abolish Double Time System Nelson, March electors of Xelson today voted to do away with the double time system that has been in force 'for the past year. The Pa- cific ,-time is in force here so far as the C.P.Rl and G.N. Railways are concerned but last year the city co'unT mountain is hour earlier than, time since then there have.been, two times. SURVEY pOMPLETED For Hudson's 8ay: Less than Twenty Million Dollars Ottawa, March, survey .of. the roiite proposed line; of rail- way from the Saskatchewan- river tp: Hudson's Bay, has practically cbrnpleted and.- has resulted in the -of ..Chief Engineer Armstrong that either: to ,'Fort.Churchill or to Port Nelson, necessary, ter- minal harbor improvements can be, btulf for between1 seven teen; and. eight- -eeh'.r.million dollars." LICENSES REFUSED To Over a Hundred Chihese Laun- dries AVinnipeet Man.', March will be refused hundred: and Chinese laundries on Jane 1st, the day -of :civil license year less by that time they have altered to: comply with a new set of regula- .tions for laundries, approved -by the city heaJth committee which on '-'radical'; inV sanitary- ;ar- rancements. LEAQUE FORMED; March' Canada Prpfessipnap-'Base- was formed .today" with "Wjinnipeg, "Brandon, JBegina, Moose .Jam, Qal- "the Wellabd canal; dy- iiamiterg; was and -Nolan in -1900 -.to.---'.ljfefiiiiprisphr ment in the this; ''.after-, ncbn after a President Tkft -Waihineton, P- C., March liam H. Taft took his place at his desk in tfce executive office building fls president the United States at-prc- -cisely 9.30 this morning.. Just as he the office from the portion of the White House Phihmder came in. the entire of rrederick-W.Ciirpenter to_ be .sec- retary to the .of Wiru J. Loab to be collector of the 01 transmitted to the Sennte by the president. Michener and Moore To Run Bed Doer, March the convention held last J. T. Moore noToinntcd to conrost the HOCKEY SEASON ENDS Teams Cup Games Postponed March "present indications it would appear that the pruk-.-sioiuil hockey season at the Citpito] had conic to an end and that the Ottawa team will disband 'after next Saturday's gme in Quebec. Stanley Cup Trustee Poran has re- ceived official notice from the Sham- rocks of Winnipeg that they will not follow their cup challenge this sea- son but prefer to wait until winter. RAILWAY CROSSINGS Ordered to Be Protected by Com- mission Ottawa, March present- ed to Parliament by the Minister of show that since the organ- ization of the Railway Commission it has ordered protection of highway crossings by separation of highways from, railways in twenty-seven cases hv electric lights or flash lights in twenty cases and by a watchman in fifteen cases. TORIES WILL PUT UP L DARKER FOR REFORM OF UPPER HOUSE Senator Scott Moves V Resolution Iirthe Senate March the'Senate today Senator Scott moved his reso- lution that the time had "arrived, for so amending the constitution of the Upper House as to bring the method of selecting Senators more into har- mony .with public opinion. He thought the present time was an opportune one'and while not speakinjr for the government he thought it would be a relief to the cabinet if the Senate it- self approved of a reform which would be approved of by the country. WANT PROTECTION AUSTRALIAN-NAVT r Idea is Popular and Favored in Britnin Adelaide, March of Defense Pearce says there is'a vast jnajority behind his party on tlie Aus- tralian "naxy question. An attempt has been made to-' make Australians believe that the Admiralty is opposed to the of r Australian navy but from had seen he believed tW i'ie British authorities favored iv. TO IWP-CVE STOCK; Horsemen Ajk for Government ance- Ottawa, Ont.. March horse breeders of yesterday asked the Minister of Agriculture for assistance in improving Canadian horses and- suggested the establish- ment of a national bureau, of..breed- ing and a government grant pf 000 toward the importation of thor- oughbred stock. Mr. Fishtr expressed entire -sym- pathy wiih the proposal and, prom- ised "careful Government considpra- tif> As Their Candidate In the Cardston District Today, (Special'.to the Herald.) Cardston, March Conserva- tives hold their nominating, conven- tion here today. Levi Ha'rker of Ma- arath, -seems to be 'the, likely, candi- date. The Liberals have adjusted "all differences and hold their convention on Monday. Big delegations will at- tend both conventions. Miners Fear that Company Will Dis- miss Them j Ottawa, March of their withdrawal from the Provincial i Workmen's Association of Nova Sco- tia, to become members of the- Unit- I ed Mine Workers of America, the em- ployees of the Dominion Coal Com- pany alleged that the company threat- ie-ns .them with, dismissal and have i applied- to. the labor department, for the appointment of a board of in- vestigation and" conciliation. The men have nominated JDaniel McDougall us their representative on the board. CURLERS ARE HOWE Halifax. March C. E. K. steamship, Empress of Ireland arriv- ed at Halifax at 9.45 p.m. with the" Cnadiah curlers aboard.-. TRADES CONGRESS GETS SNUBBED NO OBJECTION RAISED BY TORIES A Department Of Ex- ternal To Be Formed CROSS AND FINLAY ATMEDiaNEHAT Able Presentation Of the Government's Policy By Cabinet Ministers Of Medichia Hat; March the 6: Medicine Hat have every reason to be confident of success was evident by the enthusiastic meeting which greeted Hon. W.' and Hon. Cl W. Cross "when they deliver- ed addresses at the Opera House tot, .aniortir the working classes. The act V Finlay ias served us said a prominent Conservative and it- would. 'be useless try and. -defeat- him; especially he is a cabinet minister and in a posi- tion to do a great deal of irood for the Bat. For instance all realize that solely throujrii his efforts we have. got that magnificent bridge over the Saskatchewan River at no cost to us-" This is; the -view held by a number of Conservaitives but" there is no doubt but. .that Finlay will have opposition. Sisspns, who was de- feated -before and VTm. Niblock, C.P. R.. are menti oned as sible contestantsi but nothing: will be decided :till after the Conservative con crowds were in the Opera House to and Cross. It is natviral ithat cpn stituency' which so mixed; .cpm- bi'njiyr both aericultural taring- :that agriculture arid Workmen's Conipensatipn be taken u- Mr. Finlay dealt with tbe .former and his- announcement of the securing of an experimental dry .farm in this -district was received en- thusiastically. e -the land. .if we "have the he siidV-t'and within six weeks Professor 'Campbell, -Mr. Har- cburt and inyseir will, select a section on "which to- establisli "this Tann.'- Finlay also touched oh the creiamery tauestipn, which although such a success in Northern a, Had .not been taken up eniiiiuslastically in. the south. The cpyernment had Quarter of a miilion dpllars In creameries, and th estimates: call for a larccr .amount. icoyernraent were also providinc for the expenditure -of fiity thousand dollars for i pork packimr plant. The it was the -Workmen's Compen- sation Act; that appealed to the essen tial railroad town, where accidents, are of no rarity. The speaker pointed out that-, the Workmen's Compensa- tion caused some misunaerstarkbnf- js really -workmen's ..insurance act. The whole ;basis of :..the bill is insur- ance by the einployer of his wprknaen against1 danger from; their tinder this act nejfHgence .einployee is eliminated; wholly respective pi- personal the employer has "personal.: liability to pay. .The-act fixes; inanent or death at without any as to whether tlhe injured or "killed; isper- spnally negligent.-: If however, the employer, is personally negligent, pr acts wilfully; he v; still rcmiinaf. liable -the- cbmmpn law for further .damages; as the Cpm- leaves vcommon law ajpiie. I bill alrWdy -iaecured protection for the lives and limbs; to workine -jind'. althpugh- npt making- insurance compulsory, makes employee .preferred credir tor. if by any; charice; his employer is bankrupt at accident. 1 1909 this act employers .to more care, reduced iuinbcr of lives lost per ;On railway policy.. MJP. Gross at: spnie length V. and point cil ovi the srpvernment is not guarariteeing the bonds pf any cbmr .which could not show- sufficient prop! of its ability and the tp build the line. His remarks were re- PASSED LAST: EdmpntonV. Marcli the third time this ;weck, the .city cpuhcil was in session, 'yesterday afternoon, in con- sideration 7of :rauch discussed. :buildin.K bylaw. .the aldermeir ed they had got, the bylaw ;through commi ttee' oiwl that now remains -to make it law .is the third 'readinjct at next meeting of the- !The present draft with some amendments bas been before.the a> estimates also provided for a court house Acre at a cost of forty thousand dollars -'-and the present PAIJAMA I IRPI would he used as an immi- This was .welcome news t w- r OTK, _ tor Kv TTnn Fin tne PreSS Publishing. Co., pubhshoTS managing editor of made Decided _ --VL fthc World, obtained from Justice Hon. the .ft the gtateg -JH QpOTV-v. V'ii.i' ii fiimft' vn .t _ _ iJol c LUvlttV ri O -uilJJv -ill the company arid Mr. nartyJssuea be brought into the vincial cfcmpawcn., fv-in Hamm charcinc criminal libel should not federal politics in with publications Tre- provincial ho said. Panama Canal purchase. ampaiRn ;ahouW be one of Al- i Holt granted- the ad- This campaiRn ut ,'Justice Jlolt granted- tne aa- bertans for Alberta and ,1 can conn-; asked for, in .which; time' dontiaHy say that since-the would be made as. to ford Administration, came into whether the defendants will plead not they have been a stricUr .non-parti- guiit.y or fiJ6 a Mr. Van san government. Conservatives and j meanwliile will remain under Liberals haveHiecn treatod alike andjparo'fr'in custody of his counsel: Dortv afnliations have not lowed to. interfere with the interest of the province. The history of ifov-j crnment owned telephones Incl'idlnff the to the Bell monopoly.? and subsequent victory of the pro-; Local Trades Not Cominnuicate With It f Ottawa, March whole of today's sitting of the House was oc- cupied in discussing a new depart- jijt-si. it ii proposed to create dealing with external affairs. While on the whole the Opposition did not object to a scheme which would simplify dealings with international corres- pondence .they offered criticism, in re- gard, to placing a new .and untried minister like Mr.. Murphy, the sec. retary of state at the head of it. It is proposed.-to pay the deputy head of the department a year. the Coroner's Jury in Manitoba Case Woodrich, Man., March in- quest into the death of Metero Hbw- ka, the man found with his throat cut from tar to ear on Tuesday morn- ing in a wood cutter's cabin devel- oped sensatic-tial details tonight- trie jury to enquire into the tragic occurrence returned a verdict of mur- The finding has caused consid- erable excitement THEM MAY BE TROUBLE AT MINES By Explosion at Ontario Gold Mine Madoc, Ont., March Phil- lips was instantly killed and Felix Elore so badly injured that lie died four hours later; as a- result of a dy- namite explosion on Van Kleek golc property in Madoc township, ten other men were slightly injured. Ii is said that one of the blasts failed to cro off and a mistake was made in the count. Miners and Operators Likely To Disagree On Wage Scale The meeting of th bor Council last night was called to order with, President Nicholson in the with only a fair attendance. Owing to some criticism of the bill for February the' janitor it was decided to- offer' monthly salary of" S3 3, which on his being call ed in, he accepted. The" newly appointed local organiz- er reported that were expected to be .added to the list in ijetiibridee. who has served the council long and. faithfully, first as one best presidents the Coun cil ever -had, as secretary tendered his resignation, as he will leave A hearty and unanimous vote of .thanks for past" services ;.waB.; passed, with best success.; A delegate gave notice of a motion that the assistant- .secretary receive remuneration services; rendered. "V A: cbmrnunication :was .received from Trades for support j for- Mr. .in England. The council to recognize, no cpmmiinicatipns from, this body till the Organizer; Pettipiece -retract his statement re ,r seat as was: declared vacant. Bro. W. Tfiompson pf: was .elected tp_ fill A motion wfis passed.. thait liieT secre communicate with Ottawa; If- the ..office correspondent for -Labor (Jazette could be vested in a membfer of .the Trades and Labor CoimciL: JUNGLE LESSON NOT YET LEARNED Diseased American Meat Being Ship ped to England London, March allega- tions coacerning the. diseased con- dition of some recent consignments of American meat are contained in a report- by Dr. William, medical officer of the Port_of London. In a of meat that arrived Ffbniary 2, consisting of kidneys, liver, tripe, lamb plucks! and sweet breads.-he reported, that I 23 sheep livers and 130 lungs were; diseased out of a total of There were also. 300 frozen hog car- cases' on board this ship pf which 15 j were minus the lymphatic glands, i One carcas was affected with culosis. i NO POWER TO BUILD ELEVATORS This Statement Giveq Out By the Premier Of Manitoba Winnipeg, Man., March ment ownersliip of the interior ele- vators was the subject that was most prominent in yesterday's sitting of the Manitoba Legislature. The pre- mier spoke at length reviewing the situation. He claimed thai under the present constitution the provinces unable to provide for a mono- poly in the storage of wheat. ENTER, MR TAFT EXIT, ROOSEVELT i Brilliant and Impressive Ceremony At the Capitol Roosevelt Goes Home TOJAPAN Oscar S. Strans Has Ac ccBted the Important Positian New York March 5 special Washington despatch to the Times says that President Taft has offered the embassy "of .-Japan, to Oscar Straus, the secretary labor .and commerce' in Roosevelt's cabinet and, that -Straus has accepted it. UL ;CERVERA DYING .-Cadiz. March Admiral Cer- vera dying "at- He eomnianded the Spanish fleet that was destroyed by 'the AniericaTi fleet at in 1898.: He was taken prisoner spent; some Poftsnioxith, N.- H. March first cM't'f executive to take the- oath of pfBc-e in the chamber of the Senate in- seventyrsix years was Win. Howard ed of whom was "the retired, chief 'ex- ecutive.- Washington, "p. C., March 4.-.-Witri thousands of his countrymn bidding became an affectionate adieu; Theodore the United-States. He was accom- Eoosevelt> the retiring president .of panied. to the station by. thf.. states, accompanied by Roosevelt and a guard pf honor Ml..; his through u storm of blanding natioiial Capitol for his Oys- Mr. Taft returned to the White House Bay homfi at 3.30--this. afternoon, jiist 'as the-'sun began force its ;scene of stren- way thro'ugh the benighung_ clouds. uous -acjivit.yj -Roosevelt gave' .Following--the brilliant and; jtaprea: everv .indication of being sive ceremony in Of official 4-Kn an ft IHOPTVrPSlaeiVt i J.-.-T i' the president and took oaths of office, .Presideiit Rbose- wlt. again a private fectionate adieu' -his7-.'..- ..successor. President- and 'Mrs.' Taft tres "of .interest" at' :the feature of tEe Mr. -Toft's" day -was one-'of contjn- nous rounds of plaudits1 and wherever ;pa the tico until iVt'tiie; .scene giving-the: path' .Chief 'Justice' administered ;the ie beginning: in.a. Tow- pa-used- 'at- -of each ______ .cares.' somewhat; tired but form- er president deeply..-.--. moved :by_. the affectionate rdemonsijratipn 'in .his honor while .waiting- for bye and. good his: .farew.ellT to ..the Calgary, March. News says; era Coal Operators Association .ter- iumates-on March 31 and the.present indications are that there will be con- siderable difficulty- ia effecting a new agreement and the trouble may even-. cuate in a strike of large propor- tions. The- miners' delegates held, a ses. tion at Macleod yesterday-but; failed to; reach any satisfactory, agreement iiiia Avill meet in. the same place .on iViiirch .16. in the meantime efforts be made to. arrange a scale of that 'will .satisfy botJi operat- ors and fniners, and-if this cannot done .it is; feared-.that the men go out. :The; until they know.the: meh's'program, are .not able to state just; ...what action they will The .the" TJ, M.! W: of of this E: will': be in. Calgary abbut the 10th of the month; Hex is Drying to.arrange; agreement that-.. will. give general satisfaction. The "companies ,affected are7 the Crow's Nest Pass Co., Ltd., of Fernie; B.C.; the International: Coal and Ooke Co., Cpleman, Cana- dian Collieries, of Alta.; the Canadian-American .Coal Altai-.; Breckenridge Lund Coal Co., of H- L. McNeil! Co., Edmonton, and the Pacific Coal- of Bankhead, Alta.. CONSTABLE L Another Tragedy in sailant Escaped. March Harry Smith in "the right temple by a' burglar, tonight whom ic had endeayored to arrest man: was .txymg-to'force.-an; entrance into a house, on Bay--St. James Hani .ey >vho 'was' assisting the policeman.-'. was also shot'. but- his wounds 'are not -erious. burglar DR. SELL I n Race for Tn -.V" '.S.i Alexander Graham Bell .says'there is no: in aeroplone "somewhat -on; the lines- of th_e.-aerpdrQme Dart" will "be. shipped, to; England'.to ilh'-ihe aeroplanes thbttsandsT.who his N- President Eoosevelt. for -the first -time' that he .sail York for Africa on March the steamer Hamburg.' Mr. Roosevelt that he had.; received-so: "many; letters, grams that be .physically Mr Taft cought his words j imposible .for him to answer; che- aiKi kikse'd' the: Bible, there- was an! tenth of them- and that while he ap- outburst of applause, grasp of the j the: sentiments, expressed.' iii hancl bv the Chief" Justice :and Presi- j the various "communications dent Taft began immediately the be Pi the policies of his admin- i would an inaugural- address. -He have rsayjpn :anr subject read from' typewritten manuscript, nor would, m; func- "but'his familiarity with the, 1 tion.v before departing on "his hunting -abled Him to bring emphasis.-to the: trip. .Except for'a few trips to Kew wished most to impress up- York, Mr: Roosevelt said he was hearers, not the least interest- spending.'the time at- .Oyster Bay. OUT OF POLITICS Trades aid Labor COOK Take No Part As a Woman Franchise At a attended held here today the Con- It 1st even vince proved _____ The actionvof the C.P.B, in evftd-: payment of on lines were also well rovwwad and the learned that the Toronto, March a heated road had been forced to pay over'two! discussion the District Trades and hundred thousand dollars as taxes on Labor Council last night placed itself the applause long; on record in favor or extwirt- afrf load." fnjr to women. At their meeting last night the Trades and. Labor Council decided to hokT aloof from politics and no nom- ination papers will be signed by anyj officers in their official capac- ity: A lengthy discussion of labor poh- tlcs took place, Bro. McNab, who was present, taking part, as did also scv- oral Socialists, who criticized Bro. Bro. McNab's work in the Legislature One brother, formerly of the Inde- pendent Labor Party executive, came out flat for the Liberal party, stat- he would not support the Labor candidate. He explained that he be- lieved in Mr. Buchanan the ridiog would have as able G representative could be found. ;A resolution was passed thanking BORDENr'blNED: -March ten-, dored this evening by the Coziserva- 'tivb memljers of Mr; Bordeh was a. great-success. Over "a hntidred attended and the Conserva- tive leader was given a magnificient "we'Ic'brhc." OATS FROM ARGENTINE. J Kew York. unusual shipment to this country arrived here today in the shape of a cargo of oats grown in the Argentine Republic. It .was brought by steamer .St. Quentine from Buenos Ayres via- Boston and there were tpns of, the iinportatiori of which: Js due to the present scarcity and high price of the staple here. BIG COMPANY FAILS .Chicago, 111., March Deer- ing Coal company of Deleware, a corporation operating mines in Indiana and Illinois, was placed in the hands of a receiver today in the U. S. Circuit court on the claim of The president of the concern admitted the corporation was in such Enancial straits as to make a. re- necessary. Granum Man the Nominee MEN FOUND; FROZEN Near Macleod River in British Co- luiubia L Vancouver, B. C., March lias been ;received that R. Pcdcn of J. Gold- ie.reporting, the two men frozfii to death.oh..the Macleod river it a.point about sixty miles from Barkerviile, It is believed that the bodies are those of Charles Baker and ;Jas. McCurdie, who left, Barker- ville about six or seven weeks ago accompanied by two hardy old Messrs. Spittal and Henderson, bound for Tete Jaune Cache. Mr. Pcden's party was on. its way to Barkersville with dog trains :for .their third consignment of supplies ,for the Gaskill party who are cruis- ins timber on the river..'It is thought that Baker and McCurdy had left -the camp of Spittal and I-and were going to Barkersville when :'they'met their'death through expos- i ure as they neither had nor iblankftts when found. EDMONTON WON March .of; hardest .fought 'games ever, seen.: on. the local 'demonstrat- ed its superiority, over Winnipeg Sh amrocks last -night ;by defeating them in the second game of the .ser- ies lor :thfe" Fit Eeform cup '9- toAC The ice: soft and the latter part the game; ;was played in; (Jipea'al to the Htrtld.) Clareiiholm, Alta., March the Conservative convention held here to- day Fred. Garrow, farmer of Grtnum, selected as for the C'.arcshblm riding. 'i' i EDMONTON WILL PLAY MOOSE JAW Moose Jaw, Sask., monton has accepted Moose Jaw's challenge for the Fit Reform cup and named March 9 and 11 as dates for games to be played. The citizena have hnvo subscribed toward? the local team's' for the trip. AUDITOR'S WINGS CLIPPER Toronto. March au- ditor James Clancey is to have bis wings clipped. The government bill which is now roM--. !or the legislature takes from him tl: absolute author- ity which he now possesses of refus- ing to pay any account, and leaves tho. final decision with .treasurer. PASTQR RESIGNS Bi-andorn, March AJ Mvm who has been; pastor, .Pon.- cregfttional Chuixh; here fbri the last seven years ieind will leave in April1 to the -V' Penhan was ;today cbmmitte'd 'to -trial; on the charge- of to blow up'the bbilers of Canada company ;where he was: Employed, by letting ;.'.the, STRENUOWeELEBRATipIN Washihgtptf, "D.. records 'of: the inauguration cetembnies'of yesterday three' three probably. Ja_ fi 1 Jy': in j Eastern States Storm Swept New York, March As a result of the March blizzard which swept down unannounced during the night on the middle Atlantic seaboard from New York to Norfolk, Va., spent iself to- day biiri.ed in an avalanche of anow and swept by destructive winds. For a .time; here conditions seemed threaten a repetition of the great blizzard of March 12, 1888, but tor night the storm had sunk to lests alarming proportions and there was promise of mild weather tomorrow. For the telephone and telegraph companies the storm proved to- be one of the worst in. years. Wireg .111 all directions were down at the; wind's first onslaught. .v R. B. Bennett Decides To Run Calvary, March authorita- tive statement was given oxrt this morning that Mr, R. B. Benwtt, K. C., has accepted the nomination ten- dered, him by the tives. This is final and definite. speech of acceptance .rteUvewd last niRht at a rally of the party In their rooms in the Alberta block. ;