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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Saturday, March Number 7J. INSURGENT MEMBERS WERE BANQUETTED Edmonton Admirers Gather Together Business Done At the Legislature-Several Bills Are Advanced Edmonton, nil-arch attention of the house to a great ot private and government legitimation did not prevent lively discussions on :he second reading of several imp >rl- Mr. Sofkh of Camrose stated his position in respect to dispesrit ig of liquor in social clubs in small towns. evil and that the clubs should be the one public place in town where young men could enjoy, the best of society. in Camrose he said there was the sired than party affiliations. Mr. Riley ot Gleichen sounded a war note which meant that the followers of the gov- ernment would be called to account in the no distant future, but in the Immediate future. "If member said he, "that after voting for tin's resolution he can go back .to his constituency and pick out a quiet school 'house in which he can give his constituents a plausible story coveaiing his actions on that action he is under a great mis- apprehension. 1 f tell you here continued Mr. iley, "that this is not the end tout just the beginning. .These men -will be made to answer before every elect- or of tiie province If necessary In every -school house in the country.' Loud cheering attended the allus- ions to either Hon. W. H. Cusfting o_r John A. .McDougall as the future pre- mier'of the province. SILLY STAGE PLAY BY TORIES Members Of Lumsden Committee Refute To Act Ottawa, March most absurd ami unprecedented position was taken by .Messrs. Lennox, Barker and Cro- thers, the Opposition members of the special committee oE the Commons; on the Lumsden charges in dramatically CARMANGAY A SUBJECTS OF COALMINE THE MIKADO CENTRE Big Properties To Be Developed Near the Town AGAIN SAYS THE BARGAIN HAS BEEN GREATLY IMPROVED Cowan Says Treaty Is Being Broken In B. C (Special to the Herald) Carmangay, March is to be a. coal mining centre. J. F. P. McMain, one of the directors of the International Coal Co., of'Spo- wfthdrawlng tthle afternoon from which Mr. Flummer- feldt of Vancouver is managing direc- Canadjan Club where not a drop of liquor had been dispensed. The e'ub under these circumstances did nuut- than anything else for the moral up- lift of the town. Several other mem- bers opposed '.Mr. Smith's views, Mr. Boyle saying that the organizing of cFubs was'due to the low hotel stan- dard, lie favored liquor in clubs un- til conditions of 'the province were im- proved as 10 che dispensing of liquor in hotels. Attorney General Uross said the gov j eminent had in contemplation the in- serting of a clause in all future club's charters prohibiting liquor privileges in clubs. Coal -Mines Act Mr. O'Brien Socialist, spoke at some length on the second reading of the amendments to the Coal iMiness Act. One of ithe most important features of the 'bill was the requiring of' two in a coal mine to make a 'ready exit in case of accident. It was point- ed out to fllr. O'Brien that the legis- lation ne much in advance of any other, similar legislation in Brit- ish Columbia or Nova Scotia. Eleven Bills Advanced During yesterday's sitting eleven bills, some of them important govern- ment measures, -were, advanced to their various committees. Ten bills were read a first and one .bill passed the committee of the wftole with Mr. Smith, 'Camrose, as depnty speaker. The house adjourned till Monday at 4 >p.m. Banquet to Insurgents There was the scene in. the Separate school hall last evening .of a banquet tendered to the insurgent members of the legislature at which about 100 Edmonton citizens, both Conserva- tives and Liberals, sat dowc (together and in the list of speeches following freely, criticised the -Rutherford ad- ministration. At the head of the table Won. 'W. H. Cushing, John R. Boyle, E. H. Riiey, >L. -M. Roberts, John is obtained to the outside world, JlcDougall and Dr. Warnock. i which will be within eight or ten T. ;Butchart acted as chairman. Tlie days, wrecking derricks can be sent utmost enthusiasm prevailed. as ad- the scene and the trees and. other of "both political parties said [debris cleared away with greater fa- that 'they were prepared to lay party I cility. aside and "stand up for hoa-1 Theilist of forty-eight bodies so far crmmlttee and announcing their In- tention of having nothing further ro do wfth the inquiry on the pretext that the Liberal 'members of the spec- ial committee would not agree to the Oop; sition contention that Jiev t.lone general prosecution of the investiga- tion in the public interest. They refused to accept the sugges tion made by the Liberal members of the committee that Wallace .Nesbitt. K. C., judge of the Supreme Court and! tor, who is interested in the Royal CoHieres, Lethbridge, and the mines at Taber, as. well as in several pro- perties in the Pass, is at present in our town making final arrangements for the early development of their extensive properties near here. In- terviewed by your correspondent Mr. McMain said that every indication on Ottawa, March the war of words m the naval debate the house 'put In a peaceful day in supply with Mr. Pugsley again at Che helm with his public works and dredging votes. There was an air of "business abput the proceedings wtich has been sadly lacking since the question of a navy steamed into the firing line of polfti- a consequence -Mr. Pugsley managed to secure con- siderable money. Not that criticism was absent; far from it. The various items had to undergo keen scrutiny. The balance of the harbors and rivers votes for British company's property pointed to of a superior quality of Diamond drilling under the su- pervision of Mr. Fleming oi Spokane Conservative in politics, should gQJng on Qn the (Continued on Page 7} (Continued on Page-7) Columbia and the Yukon .were put through and considerable head way made with the large dredging votes. The total for .the day was a million and a half. (Continued on Page 7) Statement Of Edmonton Bulletin On the Amend- ed Railway Contract-It Is Up To the Engineer Edmonton, Alta., March I Edmonton Bulletin which, during the course of the last week has practical- criticized the agreement with the Alberta and Great Waterways Rail- way and advocated changes in the agreement of Woolf which was adopted by the house last night, says in today's "The bargain is decisively improved The Legislature accepted at last the amendment of Mr. Woolf, proposing that the concessions offered by the president of the Alberta' and Great Waterways Co. he accepted. The am- endment was opposed by fifteen mem- bers of the House not that they were opposed k> accepting the better con- ditions because they 'wished to express dissent from the bargain and in a measure censure tbe government on account of it. The amendment being carried the want of confidence motion was wise- ly withdrawn. The incident there- SNOWSLIDE BURIED HUNDRED MEN IS VERY SLOW Forty Eight Bodies Re. covered From Snow- slide Wreck Wellington, Wn., March the j bodies of the victims of the Welling- ton disaster will not be recovered for a month according to a statement by Supt. O'Neill today. The great tree trunks that were carried down by the snow are entagled with the wreckage of the cars and other equipment make it difficult to gctvto the bodies. Frequently when an opening is made in the side of a car-the snow rushes into the hole and retards the work of C.P.R. MAIN LINE BIG ROW AT A COLLEGE Freshmen. Break Up i Kivcs a KraPhic account ol his ing the boys of the a dance, when the freshmen the place and created a disturbance. The Ma- sonic officials took a hand in and then the police appeared, trying to stop the fight.. Bernard McDaniels, a medical stu- was the ring leader, and was handcuffed and taken to the police station, where, he was locked up to be arraigned tomorrow. This is Mc- D an id's second offence this year. Uu got off last time because the profes- sor failed to appear against him. DEBATE WON BY LETEBRIDGE BOYS Calgary Y.M.C.A. No Match In Argument and Oratory i Rotary Snowplow Gangs Caught At Rogers Pass ticularly strong in north western pro- vinces Where there were a large num- ber of setters from tbe United States. TO GIVE WORK TO UNEMPLOYED Workingwcii Petition for Deepening: of Wclland Canal experience. "On that night about' forty of us were asleep in the bunk house just above he said. "Sud- denjy I heard a noise I cannot des- cribe and then Charles Anderson, the section boss, rushed in and roused the gang. He said the passenger trains and motors had been swept out. Get out of here or you will be cleanori With that he ran out to tell others. It was thundering and light- ning when we ran out. The flashes (Special to the Herald) Calgary, March despatch from Revelstoke today says that hundreds of men have been killed by a gigantic snow slide in Rogers Pass which oc- curred about one o'clock this morning, burying the crew of two rotary snow plows comprising from sixty to a hun- dred men. All wire connection except the West- ern Union wire from Vancouver, is interrupted. The slide is reported as the worst in many HELP FROM BANFF Banff, March was sent down here this morning to secure men to rush west to assist in rescue work .it Rogers Pass. The first report was that a hundred were buried, but later reports state that this is somewhat exaggerated. OFFICIAL REPORT The official report of the C. P. R.f given out from Winnipeg, reads as fol- lows: At 11.30 last night one mile of Rogers Pass a snow train consist- ing of a rotary snow plow, locomotive and a number of gangs of men num- bering one hundred, were engaged in i clearing the snow slide when a fresh Calgary, March l.-The debate came dowPr burying the train. The men comprised Japanese, Ital- LITTLE GIRL WAS SHOT AT Story Told by Child ot North Lethbridge in Police Court This morning at the police court before Magistrate 'Macdougall, Henry R. Miles was fined ?3 and costs for disorderly conduct. Starko Fresco appeared on the charge of shooting at Katie SawchuJc with a loaded gun. The evidence was partly -taken and the prisoner remand- ed till Monday morning.' It seems that two little girls were going from MANY UNIONS HAVE QUIT church to their home in the North Ward when a wan followed them. They ran away hut the man shot at them and missed. The only evidence taken this morning was that of one of the little girls who is about twelve years old. General Sympathetic Strike At Philadel- phia Philadelphia, March general sympathetic strike, -the supreme and final effort of organized labor to win the fight of the trolley men for opnition of their union is now in full swing. When the end will come and what the harvest will he is beyond the fore closes with the modification, oi the agreement along certain lines. The; most important of these 'changes is the provision that the loan foe the first fifty miles of road is be held back by the government as security for the completion of the en- terprise. This will go far to re- move doubts as to the bona fides of; the to create confidence in the execution of the project. It is very substantial. betterment of the arrangement. The acceptance of the arrangement as amended in the way gives the 'go- vernment the chance to disprove in fact what the critics have alleged in argument. The concession granted by the company are mater al and should do much to satisfy reasonable minded people as to their boca fides of purpose. But they do' not alj-er many, of tlfce points on which the agreement was declared to be defective and do not specifications. If the con-' tract is carried out in such a man- ner as to. disappoint the unfavorable apprehensions that have been enter- the government will have re- plied to the criticism of the arrange- ment in the most convincing manner possible. What is of vital consequence'is not I what the bargain says but what it {does and if the results of it are what everyone hopes they will he an'd what rthe government are confident they will be there will he no complaint coming about what or was not expressly stipulated or clearly implied in the language of the agreement. It is the administration of law ra- ther than the wording ot the law which makes or bad government and the outworking of an arrange- ment is the final and unanswerabfc rerdict on its character, and precisel} as the good administration of a defec- tive law reflects additional credit pi administration the satisfactory out come of an agreement thought bv ma ny to be imperfect is the sirongesi proof of the practical efficiency o those undertaking it. The government, have declared tha over against whatever might be lack ing in the wording of the agreemen. or specifications was the saieguan that the government engineer ha the final say as to whether tbos have been fulfilled or not. knowled.ee of any human being. Act- If under his supervision the work i twecn the Calgary Y.M.C.A. and the Lethbridge Y.M.C. tonight resulted JOHN CANTON HAS SUICIDED Former Lrthbridge Man Kill- ed Himself In Saskatoon ing on the orders of the committee of carried out as the hay said it will be carried out, the chi committed suicide and want- O. Str.indberg has raken out a per- mit-for an dwelling on Ashmead LETHBRIDGE POSTAL REVENUE The Postmaster General in answer 10 a question asked by 'Mr. Magrath in the House of Commons, stated that the pos- tal revenue for the city of Lethbridge for the first ten months of the fiscal year was A: ing the address of his family sent him. which Even the non-union whether from sympathy with the carmen or fear of injury to their teams at the hands of union comrades, withdrew from the st reds. Tho drivers of the j two taxicab services in the city join- ed the ranks of the strikers and ma- ny late diners out -were unable to se- cure conveyances to take them home, i Several union trades, however, re- mained at. work, among them the! printers, whose committee voted notj London, Ont., March The i to join thr strike, although many of [year old son of Jas. Rockwood i the job men were anxious to join in' bitten br a (log afternoon the general demonstration. Philadel- j the animal lias been quarantined phja will thus not he deprived of its! Dr. -T. FI. .Tcnnant. Dominion ins] newspapers. j tor. Dr. Tcnnant has gone to Stt Tho waiters in. the fashionable ho-jroy tonight in connection with tcls and cafes did not make as strong j. c.-iso of a dog which hit a tmrnbe: a showing as had been expected. Al- others in HetcaU township. F Many People IIuiTvii to the Pasteur Institute V" BRISTOL IS THE C. N. R. PORT IN BRITAIN Toronto, March was se- lected as tho British port of the Can- aaian Northern steamsl because it is close to London and be-1 causo it is the only port not to any great extent, though a few walked out the majority there he goes to Lobo township w of those employed in the big hotels a mad horse killed yesterday continued 1o wait on tablfs after'caused eight people to start for midnight. More than the tie-up of Pasteur Institute. They-were business, the authorities fear the bitten but hau been handling the thronging of tbe thousands of idle per: mal and cu wns on the slfrvls aim the disorder j ?hrir bauds. Horse's head has that is almost inevitably to ensue. forwarded to Dr. Amyott. Since the trolley strike was inaug-j The first cases against dog ow 1Pan> i urated two weeks ago today the grca''were heard today ia police