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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta e Daily Herald VOL. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. TUESDAY, MARCH 9, IMt. NO. TRAIN BLOWN FROM THE TRACK Tornado Sweeps Over Sections Of State Of Arkansas JLiUle Hock, Ark.., March persons we reported and number injured as the result or a violent btonn which swept through Western and Southern Artansjts yesterday ai- ternobn. Three are reported to have been Killed at BrinKiey and despatch- es at midnight were to the.effect that the tuw-n was in names and its com- plete seemed inevitable. Wires are down throughout the state and only meagre reports have reached Little iiock thus far. Those reported, to have been killed -at. BrinKley are a daughter 01 T. Burch and two merchants. A cotton belt passenger train due iu .Little Hock at- 6.30 last aight is loit near Baroum, where a tornado struck and-it is reported to liavc been swept off the tract. Anoth- er report is to the effect that the train was struck by lightning. Kail- road officers in Little Rock have been .endeavoring -to find the-, train for hours. -A. tornado struck at Eourche Dain yesterday five miles, Little Hock, killing a, negro boy and injuring others. Two houses were'! def moiished and JQre, after having been blown to pieces. Sever- al negroes are reported fatally hurt. The tornado crossed the Arkansas ri- ver, at" Pourche and raised a spout of water about two hundred icet high. It travelled towards the northeast and swept a clean path ab- out sixty yards wide. The wind storm was followed by violent hail and rain which kept up throughout the night. The same tornado passed Bar-; pum, where the extent of the damage' is also unknown and from there to' Kerr, in Loanoke county where sever- al homes were demolished and a farm' er named Adams seriously injured. He with his and three others were in the house at the-time. They: GOVERNMENT WINS Ednioutuii, March a decision given out by his Lordship Chief Justice Sifton, of the Supreme Court of Al- berta, the- Alberta Govern- ment lias scored a signal vie. tory over the Calgary and Ed- monton Land Company. The judgment in brief provides that the Province" of Alberta may collect taxes "on the lands of the C. and E. Company, both those duo this year and all arrears of .taxes, extending back ia some cases as'far as 1903. The land in. question includes some 196 quarter sec- tions., or acres. DR. WARNOCK WILL BE A WINNER Police Caught Them, and They Plead- Pleaded Guilty. A few days ago the city.police got m-xt to the, fact that two men were in town who were supposed to have stolen or smuggled horses in their possession. They were handed over to the Mounted Police, and came up for "a preliminary hearing yesterday. They pleaded, guilty, but sentence" was suspended until information from Montana is secured. The men come from Cutbank. Splendid Liberal Can- didate Named In Pincher Creek A. j. MCLEAN OUT Accorditig to a report com- ing to the Herald Irom Taber, A. j. McLean has consented to contest the Lethbridge district constituency as an Independ- ent. BUYING OUT THE BELL Regina, March Bell Tele- phone Go. here is. taking stock with a. view, to making 'valuation of the Saskatchewan plant company, and it.is .-believed" that definite an- "of-the sale of :-the .Bell interests, to the 'Government of Sas- katchewan will be made within'a "few ;davs. PREMIER AT CLARESHOLM were bruised- in the debris but they all escaped The home of Dan- iel Wagner, a saw mill operator, was aJso destroyed. He and his wife es- caped with few bruises. A gin mill and several negro cabins were demol- ished. All the windows in a train and Rostun, were between- Purden blown out. At Malvem Che Methodist Church was destroyed, loss The Bap tist -church was also damaged, por- .tion af the court house and other, extensive damage1 done, the ex- tent of .which is not -yet gathered. A POLITICAL BOOMERANG Red Deer Platform Is AM Things to All Men to Catch Votes Notwitlistanding the commendation .witli :wJaich the Bed Deer platform of provincial Op- position: has. been greeted hy> spine of the Oppositiori press in the province., it is say that nothing has .been clone SD niuchto' shake, the confidence- ol. the rank and file of the. Conserva- tive party in their .self .constituted leaders thair that .samei Red- Deer platform. The absolute -.recklessness and want of sense of responsibility, tag.: end of ;.what" once a sober minded ;party is liftle short of They adopt without a though of the' industrial ''the province- and.' Ao the', carrying out" of' upon a plebiscite .-vptfo--of :Goyera_ mental" accident insurance, govern- opojiy .qi the.; elevator business, aiid governmental inter- ference .iii established: businesses would put .sharoe ilie inost; ardent advocate of state. socirjisin- -Ninety-nine per cent, of the people, who read this famous jumble of in- consistencies recogijize it at. once as a votevcatching..expedient without serious "purpose a'ad; backed; by no not the- men'-..whop sible for Ihey have own ac'i stamped, themselves as unworthy" ;of the confidence of thinking, people. y .TELEGRAPH 1C BRIEFS, voted- al- most unanimously" in favor of ..-bonus-- a to a dry .dock costing half a million, dollars, ;and to :ernpl6y from, five .hundred to two thousand ;men.: The Legislature has given sent to pr6fessors 'and teachers in Toronto; University sharing in the Carnegie Pension fund. The resolu- tion was moved by the Premier and seconded A1.. G. Reviewed the Record Of His Government Railway Policy Clas-esholm, March his speech here on Saturday Premier Rutherford said this campaign was a very awk- ward one. Thu Conservatives had no policy, noUiinjr substantial to the electors. There- was no thine to fiffht. .AJl the "Conservatives had done was to adopt'a tions asking that- certain mattersi tie atterxded to, by the jjovernment al- The Premier made an exhaustive re- view, pf the. linances of the Province, The croverurdent had succeeded iii gett ing better terms from the Dominion sfovernnienc, and a year after, they took office the subsidy was increased by a year. Under the old conditions the niaxi- nau-n .amount of the subsidy was with'tho jrrowth of Ppp- ulati oh under the new arrangements, Alburta had population of tw0 and A rialf millions the subsidy would be If KO- vernment bad clone ;nbthinfl: else than that durang; its term of "office it would deserx-e the; thanks of of the people of this province. One pf ;the" most important depart- ments Vas the departrnerit of educa- .tioa. Nothing better shows ftrress of- the -prpvince- trtin; the jtreat increase number -of new., school districts since i9Qo. Then we ;had sichool districts; since thatt :680 new ones .haver been formed. "Travel the" whole of the f "does not warrant establishing thu 'sys- tem at present. STIRLING ITEMS; Stirlincr. March J. W. See- ly has returned from Mt. Pleasant. Utah. Former'Medicine Hat Player to Man? age Calgary Team. Calgary, March Hamilton, of the 1907 Medicine Hat baseball team; and manager of the Spokane team'last year, was in, the 'city yes- terday conferring with 'the local base- ball managers. Although he would last evening, and the club would make no definite statement, ir truth, that he can have the job of managing the -Cal- gary .team, and.that he will take it. Most of the cities in..the All-Cana- dian League are .very enthusiastic over the coming season, and not one of .them would at the present mo- Tdeni throw up its franchise. The eight clubs have now fixed on a manager or have as to agers.' TELEGRAPHIC BfHEFS. The bill forbidding the" purchase of land in Cuba by aliens was defeated in-the Cuban House of Representa- tives yesterday. v The Pope is reported as being much The municipal elections in Fred- ericton resulted in a victory .of the Victoria Citizens' ticket over the Scott Act ticket, after" a inost exciting con- test. -'r Mrs! Eiiza Lange, 81 years old, of Brantford, fell through a trap door and broke her neck. A stenographer from Buffalo who had been visiting herhoifie in Wood- stock was stopped at Niagara Falls when returning to take her position. Donald Sutherland, ex-M.P. for South Oxford, is likely to be appoint- ed egcnt for Ontario in England. The Bank of Hamilton is closing its Mrfj. Morrison, of New Dayton, is: branches at Edmonton and St. Albert in town todav. WH. W Raymond, is re- acquaintances. Mr. rind Mrs. Jeffries, who have pur chased the Cameron Farm, arrived in town today to take over their new- work. The-young couple are from Manitoba: The new meeting house will be fin- ished within one week. From all reports the Weyburn branch is sure to come to Stirling. By all appearances no Conservative will be in the field in the comliaar educ- tion. play-J a raatJti game, of football 0.1 Saturday. j telephone hrw to C.putis it ex-' pectod. to be put through this seMon. Bank of Hamilton at Hamilton, and formerly .at Vancouver, is dead. AN INTERESTING LECTURE: y 'the Rev. John Mac Kay at Knox Church. Yesterday evening a large number ook dinner in the.schoolroom of Kuox hurch. The Ladies' Aid of'the liurcli looked after the arrangements, whi ch reflected great. credit on Mrs. IcKillop. the president, and her wili- ng helpers. The .dinner was suc- essful, for the net proceeds amount- d to about After all the huu- ry had been fed the people gathered i to .hear. a: Surnmer Days in the Holy by Rev. John D.D. The lecture was a taUc about :a journey Dr. Mackay had taken through Palestine in 1901. The de- scription was most entertaining, and the anecdotes added interest- and made- the- "audience almost believe the they were taking the trip with speaker., At the request of Dr. Mackay the audience refrained from applause in an audible manner, but the click of the coins on the collection plates showed that the lecture was appre- ciated. London, March the House of Commons yesterday Mr. John G-. S. member for South Donegal, asked Mr. Asquith whether. the time had for con. cession to Canada .by "the :Imperial Government of.-all'the necessary pow- ers .to enable the Goyerninertt Domiuiori .to enter into direct com- .municatibn with other Britisn pos- sessians and mth foreign. powers for the purpose of extending the trade and commerce of Canada abroad. The Premier- Canadian. Government already does negotiate with other British possessions. Sir Wilfrid Laurier, about a year ago in the Canadian Parliament, expressed himself. as quite with the present practice of negotiatiog treat- ies with foreign Governments through his Majesty's Government. I believe it to be impossible for any other ar- rangement to :secure fuller "and -more effective presentation of views and wishes than has Jjeen obtained in, re- cent negotiations matters of Canadian interests with' France, the United States and Japan." J.W. WOOLF NOMINATED WOODRUFF TO SUCCEED REID New York, March Washington special -says it is generally assumed that will not continue as Ambassador to England, and the prese-ce- in Washington of Timothy L. -Woodruff, chairman of the Bepub lican party of the. State of New York has led to the coupling of his name -with that cost., MOVE TOWN TO WET COUNTRY People of Haubstadt, Ind., Disgust- ed with Prohibition Indianapolis, March of Haubstadt, Gibson, county, have ap- pointed a committee to purchase a tract of land across the line ia Van- derburg county and will remove the town, bodily to the new site. Gibsau county voted dry last week and the citizens of Haubstadt are disgusted with the prohibition- of ua- loons in their town, that they want to go into a county where there is ho probability of a temperance wave engulfing them. The town hae a pop- ulation 790 and the heads ol all the families were represented at the meeting at which it was deter- mined to seek a new site-. Data compiled by the Anti-Saloon League show that there are nbwjorty. seven counties in Indiana dry, twen- ty-five by vote and twenty-two by rev" monstrance- At the meeting of .Friends at Dub- lin, Wayne county, resolutions were adopted asking the trustees of Earl- ham College to request the resigna- tion of Prof. Trueolood because he voted wet at the recent local option election. The resolution recites that they do not care to send their "child- ren to a college employing a teacher, of bad 'influence. PraL Trueblood feaid tonight that the action taken against him is fanatical, and that he does not regard After Lively Contest At Card- ston Liberal Convent- ion (Special to the Herald) Cardston, March W. Woolf is to be the Liberal standard bearer in the Cardston constituency. At the convention held here tonight, one'af TORNADO KILLED EIGHT Ark., March from Brinkley, Ark., early today said that that which was swepfc by a tor.nado last night, was "a mass p and. that eight persons hnt been'-killed. :Thc number of -injure wa-r; said to be large. LOCAL BUDGET John-.Hoaglund, late proprietor of the Alberta Hotel, Granum, is now a resident of Liethbridge. Kcdley has boen in Lethbridge for a year and a half in the employ of Brown- Co. and .A. Southai'd, left for Red Ayis., where he is.going into business. A. L. Macpherson. of Brautford, is in the city for a few "days. Mr. Mac- pherson, has since-tho he took an ac- woolluii. mills, part in here, were the most interesting. and keenly con-; tested nomination meetings of the campaign, the rivals for the npmina-j The 1KecUnc of Board of Trade ation were J. W, Woolf, retiring- was t at the rejrular time member, Thos. H. Woolford, ?i prom-j thro h the mubility of the executive inent iarmer, and R. Pilling a' j haU in which to land dealer. The matter was settled; ld fae It Wlll called soon as a suitable place can be candidate received 26 votes, while seoureci Woolford got 13 awl Pilling 3 votes.] "_ j- F" Glavsfcor ot the Ko- The nomination was mode unanimous Cunningham Co.'s north yard now in charge of the company's yard a t Tabcsr, H, Pracht has been trans iimnort to Mr. Woolf. At the close; of the meeting the best of (rood feel- prevailed and there is no sign of dissensions in thei Liberal ranks. Mark Spencer of Cardston was elected presi- fefred from to assume the man rienraent of the company's yards at A. Maxson has come to the citj' _, from North Dakota to open an em- W. Heathershaw of Ma- nlovwent aecncy. Mr. Maxson has dent of the Cardston Liberal Associa-j tion and trrath, vice president. A will be chosen b- the central commit-' tee. i FOR FREER TRADE Washington, D.C., March 8. cut of one-half in the du- ties on lumber and msnuJac- turirig lumber is understood to 6f the changes provid- ed by the new tariff bills. An- other change made, was, ac- cording to information, that hides have been placed on the free list. CLIFFORD SIFTON'S COUSIN Strathroy, March. Stanley Sifton, a cousin of the Hon. Clifford died today. He was a chesse manu- facturer, and was well known in western Ontario. TAFT ORDERS SPECIAL SESSION Washington, March Taft today issued a call for special session of the Sixty-Fiwt Congress to convene March 15th. J. H. McVety, president of the ton experience in this bus- iness and SOL'S a arood opening here. Tf employers or those desirinjr situations will com.municate with him their interests will be well after. ft-w showed up at the called for last night, so TABER POLICE-COURT Magistrate Aubfn a Buty Day. Taber, March Friday -was a' vary busy day in the police court. In the morning two cases were up before A. Aubin, J JP- In- the case ot Work- man vs. Barton, in 'which J. L. Worfc- man charged George Barton" with making a Disturbance in the opera house, Barton failed- to appear. He is reported to have left the country. A warrant is out for his arrest r.a charge of contempt of court. The second case was that of: Santo Coch- ing, a Hungarian, charged being drunk and disorderly. He as- sessed -and u -jfs the court. x will be a professional, ball this year. It is necessary to have the people a practical lu- te-rest to ensure success. Everyone In should turn out at the meet- ing toniht and show thoae who we Vancouver Trades Council taking A load In Kitting the club hus resigned. Ihor whnted or not. Nelson. B.C.. March boiler of C.'P.R. engine Ko. exploded shortly after midnight while at the vater tank at Farron station, "jig't west of Nelson.' Donald McQuarrie, brakesman, was fatally died in the hospital here today. cis Glover, ol Trail, fatally injwred, is still alive but cannot recover. CANOIDATii NAMED Ponoka, March Campbell was chosen alter a keen contest as Liberal standard hearer. His elec-. tion ia awnred High River, March Stanley has been re.eJected as the candidate. ;