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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta TFe Lethbridge Daily Gr Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Tuesday, March Number 73. TOTAL DEATH LIST IS 62 Names Of Some Who Were Caught At Rogers Pass Western Canada Shown To Chicago People Members of Chicago Press Club Have a Glimpse of the Last Great West Chicago, March H. Oharlton showed the Grand Trunk and Grand Trunk Pacific pictures to an enthus- iastic audience at the Chicago Press Club last night. 'Every seat was tak- er. In the grand "ball room and women stood all evening, and men hung on CITY'S GRANT TO BOARD those who could not see the pictures sat ou the floor below listening to the applause and to J. Sevan Giles Haietast recitals and to Cy Wurman's Canadian poems, which carried with them the breath of the warm Chin- ook. The western harvesting scenes, track-laying pictures, and rush of an express train through the -beautiful Qu'Appelle Valley were warmly ap- plauded. Members of the Press Club declared it the best evening's enw- Vancouver, March art still very meagre regarding the snow- slides along the C.P.R. system n thr mountains and there is still dange from other slides owing to the mild weather. The company is taking ev- ery precaution however, and no more fatalities are anticipated. Larftu' gangs of men are .employed clearing tracks, but the regular traffic is con- siderably delayed. In several places the wires are down and communica- tion is hard to obtain. Besides the bodies of twelve Japan- ese, the body of R. Jones, laborer, of Vancouver, was- recovered today. SOME DEAD MEN The following are the names of the bridge foreman's men, all killed: R. Hughes, Revelstoke; T. Revclstoke, H. Meikus, Revclstokc; I-I. Major, Revelstbkc; A. Clem, Win- nipeg, 8. Oliver, Alberta; J. Mack- owoscwk, Revelstoke. SIXTY-TWO DEAD Sixty-two deaths is the terrible toll oi the avalanche which turned one portion of Rogers Pass into a veritable charnel house Friday mid- night. The victims of the slide, ab- out hall of whom were white men and the remainder Japanese, had gone from Nelson to clear away a snow obstruction. The work of clearing the track was about half finished when without warning an enormous slide came down, burying the track under fifty feet of snow for a dis- tance of two hundred yards. The workmen were completely penned in and had not the1" slightest chance" to escape. THOSE MISSING The following is the list of th missing and there -is' no hope tha any of them arc J. Buck- ley, conductor, Rcvestoke; W. H. Phil 1 lips, engineer, Revclstoke; T. G. Grif- fiths. fireman, South Vancouver; J. J. Fraser, roadmaster, Revclstoke; A. Potrufi, engineer, Revclstoke; J. McClelland, bridgeman, Revelstoke; A. Johnson, foreman, Revclstoke; C. Anderson, foreman, Victoria; F. Well andcrs, D. G. Mc- Donald, bridge foreman, A. L. Mahpn brakeman; G. Nichols, bridgeman, Harry Martin, laborer; Fred Wagner, laborer. Eleven of bridge foreman McDonald's men's names arc unknown and thirty-seven Japanese. the stair and in the balcony. Even tain ment in ihe history of the club. TRADE RELATIONS STILL UNSETTLED Proposal Of Alder- man King At the City Council Sad Death of a Young Manitoba Farmer i was thought of this, although the Jury the Parties Who Furnish-''night was a bad one, until Saturday Oakland, Man., March 7 Satur- day evening' while returning from In company with his brother, J. J. Harvey, a young farmer, living four o live -miles north of the town, got out of the rig to go to a neighbor's to spend the night. Nothing more American Delegation Conferring With Canadian Government-The Situation As It Stands At Present The following estimates were sub mitted by the Markets ana Publicit} Publicity committee at :Uie council meeting last night for the present ycat. To the Hoard of Trade Market Master's Salary, Band- master's salary, New scales for {the North Ward, .Light and repairs, Alderman King 'stated in regard to the grant to the'i Board of Trade for publicity that he did not think it should be made, any higher. He bi: willing to give more it they i would got some industries here. But at present there wore a number oj. being attracted here who] morning when the brother, with whom hc> had driven, was going over to the neighbors and saw an object on the field. On going over to look at it he found it to be the dead body of hi brother, A coroner's jury after obtaining the facts rendered a verdict that he came to his death from cold and exposure wlrile intoxicated, and censured tli party who furnished him liquor. BUSINESS MEN SETTLING UP Business Completely Tied Up In Phila- delphia RAILWAY BOARD TO BE APPOINTED To Pay Out Money For Railways Whose Bonds Are Guaranteed By the Government-John- Stocks Refuses Appointment Ottawa, March r.d uncertainty 7. Ollicial silence. There is also from the 'American icmihl get no work when they got here! Edmonton, March Having regard! duced this session to insert a clause 1 still surrounds the negotiations between the repre- >ent.uives of the Canadian and Ameri- can governments who have been con- 'ei ring for the past four days wtth a view to finding some mutually saiis- astory way of avoiding a tariff war ifter Marcli 31. It is evident that no agreement has yet been reached. The American tar- iff board representatives, Messrs. Em- eiy :i.nd Pepper, who had expected to leave for Washington 't'his afternoon did not do so, but will remain for at least another day. Meanwhile It is understood that they are in communication'vwith the government at Washington relative to further conduct of They saw Hon. W. S. Fielding again this'morning for a short conference, but as far as could be learned prac- tically no further progress was made toward reaching a definite understand- ing. The Situation standpoint the claim that the fact tout; and Hie city haii to-keep them. thirteen foreign countries are under favored nation treaties with Great j to the large sums ot money that have j in the general club ordinance been placed and will hereafter be plac- i ing. the sale of liquor, that there were a'great number oiled in the hands of the government's Mr. Boyle ihe question of Tlic Mavor statcrt.tli.it it was true i people in the city, without work. Ker' under the act-s to guarantee tho bonds j how to deal with clubs already enjoy- 13 ri tarn entitled" to the reduced tariff, R0t SCVeral -applications for as- jot the railway companies in the pro- ing the privilege and the premier re- given to France, also constitutes the j sistance from such people in the past theory, at an undue discrimina- few. days. tioa even though it is admitted that The report was filed for consider- practically no goods from these so ation with the other estimates on mo called favored nations come into Can- tion of Alderman Bowman. ada under the reduced rates in com-! petition with American products. Fromj the Canadian standpoint, which as'far i as can be learned has ,not changed j since the negotiations began last week j it is helu that the treaty with France is .simply a -mutual beneficial bargain between-: the two countries, without being aimed at all at American trade! ana by which each country guarantees: to the other the minimum tariff rates or certain specified articles. It is held that because Canada buys certain concessions from France the Dominion should not be asked to free- ly gave to the United States what it yincc, Premier Rutherford gave notice plied that the new legislation would in the Legislature today that on Wed j cover such cases. nesday next he will introduce an act i After this ruling of the premier all to appoint a railway board for Al-'j clubs 'seeking incorporation will be berta. Three will constitute the board, as follows: Stocks, Premier Rutherford, John delayed until -the uniform legislation is brought down. The Premier laid on .the table all Philadelphia, March Phila- delphia hopes that thu city-wide move ment begun yesterday by the United Business Men's Association to bring to a quick end the labor conflict that has kept the "city of brotherly love" in a turmoil for more than-two weeks will meet with more success than the efforts made last week by the same body of men. This organisation "asked.the; Phila- delphia Rapid Transit Co. and Mayor Rcyburn to arbitrate the differences existing between the company and the men but was given no satisfaction. Business, especially in the' central ipart of the city has suffered to an 'extent not known in years and it is I feared that the heavy spring and Easier trade will be seriously dis- turbed if an end is not soon brought to the industrial war. Tim union leaders say that the 000 workers they had anticipated would walk out arc all on strike and have been joined by at least men and women who heretofore were unorganized. Police authorities on the other hand state that a careful compilation of the reports oi a thorough canvass Deputy Minister of Public j papers in connection with the Thi- Works, and R. Jones, government bault public school railway engineer. The Board will the powers and authorities now ROBERT LEE vested either in the Lieutenant-Gover- not-in-co'iincil or in the chairman of the executive council. Provision will be made that no monies are to be paid out of any district and the 'show less than on strike. The police back up their statement "by a detailed list of the many concerns in- purchase 01 the site for the provincial! university. This is in response v H Practically all the big building op- iiuestioiis asked by Mr.-; Bennett. STOCKS REFUSES Edmonton, March Stocks has refused to act as one of the com- missioners. His reason is that ho I erations in town are seriously tied up many mills and other industrial; establishments are badly crippled or closed down because ot .the trolley funds standing to the credit of, the I disapproves oi Great Waterways provincial treasurer or any other deal and will have nothing to do with vincial officer under .the terms of any it: railway board strike, the Rapid Transit Company The situation at present seems to i bought and paid .for, especially when be about like this: On the American side there" is claim that -the special privileges granted by Canada in the shape of intermediate tariff duties on a specified list of French imports into this country in return for advantage given Canada by France in extending its minimum tar- iff to ninety-seven articles of Canadian export constitutes a. bar to granting by the United States of Its general mini- mum tariff to Canada unless given the minimum rates accorded to France -by Canada. WOULD REMOVE REDLIGHT DISTRICT the United States has to offer Can- ada nothing more than her general minimum tariff, as given to prac- tically all other countries. It is also held that the favored na- tion clause of the .Canadian tariff wolch applies only to some thirteen small and comparatively unimportant, countries, is the result ot" treaties be- tween these countries and Great iBrit- ain and that they dn turn are bounr by agreement to give to Canada the favored nation treatment. (Continued on Page 5) Citizen Of Raymond Took Strychnine In-. stead Of Salts Coroner Rivers held an inquest into the death of Robert Lee who died at liis home six miles from Raymond. Tt seems Mr. Lee and a chum, John Da- vis, went home from a dance held in the Raymond opera house, and before FIFTY BODIES ARE RECOVERED Aid. King Introduces Motion At the City Council Meeting The following notice of motion given by Aid. King at the council meeting last night caused an unwanted From Great Northern Disaster at Welling- ton Wellington. Wn., March Fifty bodies have been removed from the wreckage carried down by the ava- lanche that destroyed two Great North ern trains last Tuesday morning. Only three bodies were recovered yester- day but several -were exposed and these will be taken to Scenic today. Trie men clearing the railroad tracks are making good headway and it is predicted that the line will be open TIED CHINESE QUES TOGETHER Fernie Police Have a New Way Of Rounding Them Up such acts, until such lias signified to the government that the portion of the railway in respect of which any amount is to he so paid out bas satisfactorily completed un- der the terms of any such acts res- pectively agreements made thereunder. A. Simpson member for Innis- fail, today named deputy speaker and took the chair for the considera- tion of several b'ills in committee of the whole. The consideration of the, bill respecting the Gleichen Club in- troduced by Mr. Riley led to further discussion as to dispensing liquor in clubs. The Premier stated that if at all possible legislation would be intro- It was not until late last night, af- ter he had heard of the going to bed Lee said: "I I -will take a dose of He had no sooner taken the sup- posed salts than lie was taken violent- ly ill. The doctor was sent for and, the neighbors summoned, but he died! any person arrived.. j The jury returned a verdict of acci- idt-ntal death due to strychnine poison taken in mistake for salts. CLIFFORD SIFTON OPPOSES BILL Ottawa, March G-. (Special to the IlcraW) Fcrnic, March city police made a raid on thc Chinese houses at no, is dangerously ill. A few HON. G. W. ROSS SERIOUSLY ILL Ross, former Premier-of Onta- sensation and evoked considerable comment. "Moved that this'ccuncil lake action at once -to remove the houses of ill- fame from our city, as such houses are a menace to our young people and no credit to our growing city." This sirir. the town bailed them out and the keeper of thc house where, thc was going on comes up tomorrow on! a charge'oi keeping a gambling dcn.jGKOKGE BENNETT London, March McDoi-! and the other nineteen will have to aid, one of thc labor leaders in thc j appear before thc magistrate on Fri- Commons does not agree with thc j Premier Rutherford in -the Legisla- ture, that Mr. Stocks handed out a statement in which he refused to be a party to the deal on the grounds that he was not in accord .with the government on the Great Waterways bargain. Whether the government will allow his name to go before the Legislature in tht- face of his refusal is a question. appears to be meeting with increased success.la the. operation .01 its .cars. There appeared to be more cars in service today than at any time since. action of j strikc slarted: U also noticeable that there were more- learners on the trolleys, under the in- struction of regular men. A great many cars are running police- protection. The pope has accepted, the views rf the bishops of the province of Boniface, Canada, and.created a new diocese at Regina and an apostolic vicarate at Keewatin. HUDSON'S BAY CO. BUILD ADDITION TON DOLLAR TAX ON AUTOS To Their Bii> k i tend it Back to the ,ong Sault Power Bill Should 1 Lailc -Plans are out for the addition Not Be Allowed To Pass Ottawa, March Clifford Sif- ton, chairman of the commission of conservation, gave out an interview tonight in regard to two bills which are pending before the House of Com- mons. The Long Sault transmission line bill and Mr. Conmee's bill to au- thorize the building of a canal from Lake Superior to Lake Winnipeg and incidentally to develop power along I to the Hudson's Bay Co.'s stores. It is proposed to extend the addition wes along Baroness Road to the lane and turn the space now occupied by the oflice and liquor store into the men' furnishing department. The presen building which erected four year ago and was considered" sumciemi large, has -already been found to b altogether too -small for the increas ing trade. WALLACE NE8BIT DISQUALIFIED EW SCHOOL DISTRICT AT BOW ISLAND Notice is given in iflie current issue the Alberta Gazette of the forma- on of a new school district in Tp. 1 ange 10 west of 4th M under the ame of the Rosemount school dis- rict No, 2127. Closes Simpson of Bow; sland is the senior trustee. the route. Mr. Sifton said: "The position of SCllSHtlOn ill the iday. idea that veto resolutions should not opening1 their new store tomorrow, j They are showing a choice lot of plant and cut flowers. They will be In a position to fill all orders for funeral'> '-hem direct. designs and wedding boquets. J. E. Terrill. who is the manager j The branch of thc C.P.R. pre- sents a busy scene, while thc trains to the House of Lords. from the main line are passing over Thc bill, he thinks, should bc_sent j The great disaster at Rogers It I mistake, he said for thc labor party j to simply shout for veto 1o sacrifice f A Pass has turned thc travel all on this; was a profound j CROSSES DIVIDE ell Known Old Timer Died Suddenly This Morning commission in regard to the St. Law- rence Power Companies bill is that it is unwise to pass legislation which will complicate the position or tie the hnnds of the government when it comes to decide upto the applications pending before it for leave to dam the St. Lawrence river at 'he Lon Rapids. Sault Lnnisden Charges A11 air Ottawa, March sensa- tion has developed in connection with Chief Gllespie Makes a Re- commendation To the Council The report of the Chief o! Police read at the council meeting last night, for the month of February showed twenty-nine cases tried under the bylaw. Ot these twenty-one had been drunk and disorderly cases. One of peddling without a license, two for harboring dogs without licenses, one for breaking, quarantine, and four for gambling. Eight cases had been tried under the criminal code. He recommended the licensing., of automobiles in the city at the rate of ten dollars a year and that the by- law relating to autos be printed so that- owners of machines might get copies and make themselves familiar with it. Foes for the month had amounted in all, licenses S2201.75, doe; the committee investigating 'the Lums; S taxes S308 and fines S302.25. I Alderman Bowman asked it'" the den charges. The bombshell will inlcnrtod tafcing: any act-ion ag- "Thore is no objection to anthoriz-j exploded tomorrow morning, when the ainst tho people who had not yet tak- ing the building of a transmission line, committce meets and it, is said that en out licenses. The had been giv- simpiy, provided that the bill does delay as hfi had been given To understand that thc law would be changed for some time. He har! sent out notices and any who refused to pay now would be brought into court. Alderman Bowman asked regarding the payment of licenses by insurance agents. He only knew of one that Donald had the assurance of Mr. NYs- had been paid. The chief stated in hitt several days ago that he would [regard to these that he thought the act as counsel if appointed by the com (city could not legally collect a license jmittee and on that understanding his j from the insurance agents'but he was submitted and his appoint-jcouM test it and see whether it ment confirmed bv Messrs. Geofiron. could be done or not. Clarke., MacDonalri and Wilson. no powrtjnoQ) ;