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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta V 0 L- HO. n. TWO STEAMERS WERE WRECKED IN COLLISION Wireless Telegraphy Again a Feature One Boat Sank At Once But Passengers Were Saved Chatham, Mass., March keted by a dense fog and proceeding coasfln an effort' to render assistance As the fog cleared away in'the early j afternoon the Dimock was seen head- at half speed, the well known coast- hall hour wise steamer ot the Maine S. S. Co., the Horatio Hall, Portland for New York, and the H. F. Dimock, qf the Metropolitan line. New York, for: Bos- ton, met in the middle of the narrow channel known as the Pollock Rip Slue today with' a crash that sent the Hall to the bottom within a half caused the Dimock to later a .boat crew with five passen- gers from including two wo- men, landed-safely on Gape-Cod beac and told tho story of the thrillin scene of The early morning. HON. W. H. GUSHING AT TABER Hon. W; H. Cuhhinjr, min- Works, will address a public meeting in if. the interests of Dr. Kivers the Liberal candidate hi Taber on Friday evening. CALGARY RACES p. m. During the six hours' silence half a dozen wireless stations, government, professional and amateur, from Port- land to New London, were vainly en- deavoring to obtain some news of .The sharp nose of the Dimock wen through the side of the Portland boa abreast of the mainmast and had su Joss of a "iingle member. A brief wireless message which.the operator on the sinking ed to spread broadcast announced the collision -.which occurred at -8- a.m., but as he failed to give position de- tails of the .disaster did not-become icnown until ;thc Dimock came ashore half a mile "Jsouth of "the. Orleans life station, shortly- after two .that there were lives-'to say e, wen ahead full speed and held her nose in to the ragged rent of the Hall pushed the latter towards shallow Wa ter, passengers by dragg ing them over the tangled mass o wreckage and aboard -.the Dimock When .this'.WHS .finished'; and ock backed away the Hall slowly san Tjnttl she struck hurri cane deck remaining, just water. sinking a greater part of the crew left in six life-boat's Capt. Jewell, his pilot, mate :and two seamen refused to leave .and. remained iiL the pilot house of the" The Dimock began to list badly before the rwreck, while the revenue-cutter :gpmg.. slow work_ to the Greshman scurried up and down the'spot A here she was beached. PHOTO DID NOT AGREE Wou Id-Be Groom Goes Back on Mat- rimonial Agreement B. March. ;10.-rMiss Annie B. 'Anderson' and her woman companion, are today on their way h ck to England anjil Fred {Spearman, i 'farmer of- Deloraine, the girl's spouse is trying to be philoso- phic over an expenditure of money forwarded, to Miss Anderson to pay her passage across the" ocean The coming of the English maiden the -result' of a twelve- months' fountain pen courtship set in mo- tion through, the machinations of a matrimonial agent After the ex- change of many love letters it was decided upon and the girl's photo followed and a request for J500. Such considered by the farmer as at the 'price and: the money was for- warded. Then ensued, -a long" wait. Finally Spearman's patience ovL jind the sweetheart of Ms dreams by a chaperon on land. He gave a prolonged and on "hnd. He gave a prolonged and rude stare at the younger woman, whose photo had been taken many years ago, and decided that there would be no wedding. Miss Ander- son insisted on a marriage. Spear- man, demurred A compromise was eventually readied by the farmer paying the fare of the. woman _bick as far as Montreal. SEHLERS ARE POURING IN The Rosh To This Country Has Started In Real Earnest TIMBER OWNERS IN FAVOR Of Practical Methods of Reforesta- Removal of Dutta Watertowrf, N Y., March the conference of state timber lands held here today the following resolu- tions were unanimously adopted: That this conference" of owners of acres of timber latod in the Odirondacks region declares it- self in favor of the adoption by all timber land owners of such practi- cal methods as will insure the con the Adiroiidacks forests and also in favor legislation-to serve this end. The conference al- so declared its belief that the removal of the present dut> on lumber paper or other-forest products will not lead to the conservation of the forests but to their speedy destruction and will discourage land owners to adopt pri- vate methods of leforeatratiort. MEN LAID OFF Montreal. March the past week the Grand Trunk has laid off thttse hundred and-fifty men the Point St. Charles shops. North Portal, Sask., March U The big xush of settlers frpmears and the "public will have an- unity to judge of its capabil-1 ties on .-March 17th when .the band; will give a dance in order to provide unds with which to buy new instru- nents. STANDARD, OIL, FOUND NOT GUILTY Rebate Case Is-Settled in Chicago Chicago, 111, March Stand- ard Oil Company of today was found not guilty of accepting re- bates from, the Chicago ailroad on shipments of oil from io East St. Louis, HI. The verdict- -was. ury-on iastructions from the presid- ng Judge Anderson. ROBBERS ARE BUSY NiagaA N. T., March 4. jnasked robber entered the home of os Thompson, expres -agent at Mo- !el City, north of iere oday and. a bunch jnother. jnef life man tind Vas severely beaten on- making an outcry, -aped. The robber es- KING EDWARD IS Xondon, Mirch 0. K. alarm elt here concerning the .health of Cing Edward and no ser- ously ill. Indeed it is announced hat the King's general condition has mproved since his departure froni GENGE A WINNER LEMIEUX ACT WANTED BY BUILDERS Washington, .D. C., March was authoritatively learned -tonigh that the tariff bill which will be sub mitted to the House at the specia session will contain the following recommendations: Iron ore "on thie Eails billets, substan- tially reduced; pig iron _twenty-five per cent, reduction; the textiles, grad- uated tariff, on high grade cotton anc silk goods an increased tax. CITY WIUL REBUILD Workmen's Compen- sation and Insur- ance Also Ottawa, March deputation of the Canadian National .Association ot uilders waited upon Hon. R. Leiru ieux yesterday and requested'the ex- tension of the Lemieux Act to cover industries other than, (public" utili- ties. They ment of a federal law of "Government compensation for workmen's injuries and tlie enlargement of the' proposed account to covet! indus- trial .insurance. They were promised attention to the Rich Strike Rossland OPPOSITION MAY DROP OUT ON MONDAY (Special to the Herald) Sossland, B. C March forty- foot vein of hich grade or-e has been struck on the niRht level of War Ea- It is rich hi with every in- dication that the ore extends to the the.surr face." Drifting has shown" the Tain to be 40 leeb- wide and 400 feet long. heay.y values. This same vein has-been very productive on the tenth level and while no work has been done on it in the upper levels, it is thought the ore will extend Jor. several .hundred feet above the-night and possibly "tbe Assay shows the ore to run ftojn .twenty, to, hundred is-thfr most important-strike made -in the mine for several years On the eleventh and twelfth levels of the Centre Star rich ore had been? eucoun tered vand the Iron Mask mine, which, has been found to contain at" least profiwible shoots, continues to develop in a: very satisfactory'manner Three copper furnaces are running at company's smelter at Trail, treat j ing about tons of copper aroW ore per day, irom which are being produced 600 Ttons of epooer mat per indnth, containing: worth ;pf gold. The leqd furnaces average 200 tons of ord per day, from which "has !-beerr produced 100 tons, ofVbullion-per Brinkley Is from Awful Ca- (amity Ark., March nine killed and seventy injured make up .the casualty list from tlie torna- do of Monday night. Outside oJ Brinkley, thirteen persons were killed forty-sir were injured. Governor Bonhamy who arrived here -frosr Ltttle Hock has declared martial law, large' forces of men be- ing at worlj. clearing the dehria, away flje" state "penitenSary." The cituneofe have jexpressed the c'etermiiiation to rebuild -the city and work Tvill- begin The storm apparently entered the state from the southwest and swept the- country to the northeast. Belated reports from several towns tell death and injuries to many per- sons and a large property loss CONSERVATIVES IN PINCHER CREEK Pincher Creek, March The Con- servatives of this place held a bi convention yesterday at which E. J Mitchell, druggist of -this place, was chosen as candidate for the provin- cial election The -gathering was a very largely attended one and the great enthusiasm demonstrated that the present- campaign is to be a very lively one in this COOPER MAY GET OFF Xashville, Term'., March Two things brought 'out in today's devel- opments in. the Cooper, and Sharp trial ICT the murder of Senator Car- One is the theory that the state is and the other is that, none of the accused fired the -shot that killed" the ex-Senator. The reasonable situation brought out today was that a bullet from Cooper's1 pistol struck a- telegraph pole and was deflected .and entered r. 5-" PUGILIST BROKE ARM York. March bout between Jack Donnaa and" Johnny Dwyer, at the Sharkey 'Athletic Club here tonight wast, cut" short' at the end of the sixth round by the discov- -had -broken----his righf arm insisted" on going to the limit of ten rounds but was pre- vented from doing so. Macleod, Alta., March day which is the record for Traill and proVnbly the best for the continent. WANT DUTY ON TtN if the ffeneral support that "Colin Genge, the Uberal candidate eiving. it is reported that the Con- nominee' will retire and al-i "ptta'w'a. March Application has ow the Government candidate to be been made to -the Minister of Finance lectpti without contest. Mr. behalf of the tin -plate industry at accompanied bv Mr., Colin Macleod, is' Mornsburg. Ont, for imposition of travelling tbo constituency j duty, on all tin plate products. bidirg mooting everywhere is This: tariff if granted will be on eceivinj; an enthusiastic reception- foreign as well as on British goods The indications are that the and so far as American products are ty in favor of the government it will be an additional ale wilf be large if there is a Con- barrier to importation of the Amen- can material. Tin's and the dumping -Prcaent. E. C. Wllaon. i Toronto: People who ars implicated J-W- Laffetty. A. Moffatt, C. Syritrjs and'it is said that large kiiw, L. W. McEwen, E. T. Saumiera. i amounts of have been'entered The free. The-case was Uwnelccted: K. rcomplaint of a man named Candor S. had been but later Board of IHrfcion, A. Moffat, C. Wat.[ turned informer. The modus operan- kina, E. T. Saundera, D. Duff, W. A.jdi was to have the goods" sent him at Jan address at Lisbon, K. acroa? ahooi for UM from Iroqnois, Ont; He then rowed will be flrat Wadaeadty intacroai. the rirer, tecured the May and a aboot Saturday af-iand returned later till Iffay tke Int. to Montreal. ost. Will j-duty will practically shut out I.American: products. he Manufacture j Seattle Capital Vancouver, B. C., March A gantic manufacturing plant for the purpose of turning put locomotives and lumber and logging will probably be, ..located In Indians Have the Smallpox if plans "iwrr An epidemic of sraallpox is report- _ M _ _t J' __: __ J.L _ ___ J_ under way; are completed. ed among the halfbreeds in .the Seattle capitalists nave had repre-rpress Hills to the south of Medicine lentatiyes here several perfect.' Hat. Dr. Scott of the Provincial option on the ground requir-' Board of Health Department ii now. and install ma- there with.the R. N, W. M. P. in- chlnety. vestifmUnf H., INQUEST RESUMED FATHER AND SISTER GIVE EVI- DNCE IN KINRADE CASE Hamilton, Ont., March Thein- ;quest mto the murder of Ethel Kin- rade was- continued here-, tonight. The first witness placed, on the stand was the father of the unfortunate girl. He dwelt at lencrth with the family his- tory and relations which he described as- beimr most friendly. There never had been nny trouble- Ethel had objected to her sister going on the stage. He was told the crime had been committed by a crazy, man. .He had asked his daucHter Florence what he looked like and he, had been told that he looked as if he was crazy. Florence Kinrade, the flister, told about goine to. Portsmouth, Va., Tfrhere she had an engagement -as a singer in a moving picture allow. Siie was accompanied to witnesa box Ivy a Vpung man to whom aho is en- gaged, and by a ti'ained nurse, but the latter was compelled to retire. She told o' her engagement in the picture show, and of Baum, tbe actor whose attentions sfee.dticlared to he.ve lieen to Tke fam- theatrical iw a Joke.: "after she did not fiae until noon. She then repeated the atory she told after tjt murder with very little variation and the was adjourned until Crossfield, crowded meetinig: in support of the candidature of Mr. Fisher was bsld last night Premier Ruthen'ord was pre- sent and other prominent, ffentlemen. Premier on the land ques- tion. "You will.hear a good deal" he said, "although much as in the first campaign, that we .are losing a ertat deal" because of the fact that'we do the coal areas and other lands of this province. I wouW like to remind this audience that on two-thirds ol the coal nowi nsr mined in the province not a cent of royalty is being paid, owing to the fact that large areas were giv- en away uy the Conservative regime to. railway companies and others, in- cluding the This was re- ceived with loud cheers. The au- dience evidently appreciate the fact Dr. -Brett Jiad been. making this natter, one .of r his principal '.criticisms during his slumping tour of the dis- trict. -Keferring "to- educational laciuties ot" the province the Premier pointed out with some pride that eighty-six per-cent- of the. teachers in Alberta possessed first or second class record not equalled by any other province. 'The Premier referred pride to the growth of the .telephone system and said the vtlue of tha whole plant had been estimated at, three million dollars. It might be necessary with the growth of the sys- tem to have it administered by a com mission as ir. Manitoba. .He felt, however, that this was unnecessary just at present.. One effect of the coniiuission ,would "be to take the mat ter out .of the-politics. -But the gov- ernment had never considered politics their .administration. However, the government were not opposed il the growth of business fresh ar- rangements .necessary. OPERATORS STAND BY Big Strike Will Likely in Nova Scotia March big strilce among the coaL miners in Nova Scotia is a probability, due to the attempts of the United Mine Workers, the in- ternational union, to displace the P. W. A. the provinciol union which has always hitherto been in control of .labor employed ifr the "coal m.mes. conference of mine owners was held at Sydney today when it was decided to stand by the P. W. A. and resist the efforts of tlie U. M. "W. of A. to obtain a footing. TRAIN CREW BLAMELESS DETAILS'OF WRECK Harrowing" Story of Lost of Steamar Verdict Of Jury At Inquest Into Death Of Mrs. Srack Coroner Gould from Pincher Greet held an inojiest here last night rato the death of the woman who. was; kilt: ed' at the .mine. Victoria, B. March v6R were lost whea the steamer Penguin drove on Tom's Kock near Cape Z., and many heroic incidents attended the disaster iB February last. Many, particulars of which were cabled, according to" advices brought by the steamer Jfa- kura of the Canadian Australian line, which reached here today ..-Only one woman was saved and she was I bereft of her husband and five nhild- ren in the disaster. There wag pan- ic, the women, however acting nobly though death, seemed certain.. Life belts were served out imnie- liately after the crash. Then, as the boat> swung from the davits thfr wo- men, "and children -were it with the' second engineer and, four ;Ul-er hearing the evidence the jury seamen It smashed as it reached ihe brought in the following verdict: said Mrs. Julia Srack, met her" death by being run over by; a train shunting cars into the loading switch at No. 3 shaft of the A. E. I. Co, on Tuesday, March .9, 1909. We also find that no blame can be attached to the train, crew on the A B. I. train. We would recommend thai the ex- haust be placed at a greater distance irom the track as the steam flowing across the track obscured the view of the train- crew. (Signed) Wm. F. Ttate, Foreman; Edgar B. Hill, A. B. Stafford, A. B- Ripley, Thomas Long. NO RESURRECTION FOR MONK'S BILL Toronto Member Complains Of the British Im- migrants water against .the steamers side and" all. .perished. A strong boat with, the remaining women and children was put out, the falls parted and the boat went down headfirst, few escaping being thrown out. Mrs.' Hanan and her baby and two seamen alone dung to the swinging boat which soon broke away and in the morning was" found on the beach upside down -with Mrs, Hanan the only surviving TFO-" man fast under the seats with the; corpse of her baby lashed -at4 her side. Most of the boats were broken and when rafts were pushed over the" boilers exploded. -The bulk of the twenty-seven survivors escaped on hhe raft being washed ashore among Ehe litter of corpses, clothing, wreck-" age, tangled cordage, browen boats, ?tc.. which strewed the rock-down "o the coast at daybreak. PERPETUAL TIMBER LEASES B- C. IN Ottawa, March; Premier McBride Makes T. P. Bill Passed Victoria, B. C., March McBride announced to the Legislature at the afternoon sitting yesterday the policy of the jrovernment with, regard to the tenure of timber leases. He stated that the irpverxunent had decided that it is advisable to make the tenure of these leases perpetual but that the matter will be held, over the House'until next session. The terms and of Commons today Mr, Monk endea- vored to lihcT.out if the government ntended brincine in'a measure this session, -having-lor its purpose the en- conditions Attaching to the measure will be left in large measure to the decision of proposed forestry sion. This announcement has been couraaement of co-operative trading eagerly awaited for many weeks and societies. Last session .Mr. Monk' raanv Besses have been hazarded brought in a bill of this kind and it j from time to tirae, as to the proV was passed by the House but was able attitude of the Rbvcmment. Killed in-Senate. wanted to know ii :there was.- any prospect ;he government the bill to public seirice bill the as did the Attorney mea- sure to arid easo.line tanks to the list life this session, but he received scant I of explosives in the Explosive Stor- Act. The Grand Trunk bill pass- ed committee safely. encouragement. -Mr. Ralph Smith of Nanaimo had a word to say for Monk's bill. Mr. Husseir, the new member forj Toronto complained about the recent arrival in that city'of a lorgu num- Water Turned In Standpipe ber of British'immigrants without any means of support. These newcomers did not fulfill the money retqliiremtsttts ot tlie department anti he was prom- sed that an inquiry. wouhFHbe made nto the matter. new standpipe was put into The greater portion of the-day was tnis morning: when the water waa >assed in committee of supply. Jlr. turned' in for the first time. "There rslev endf-avored to get through wju fae oo overllow from this stand- ins Xova Scotia harbors and fjversi pipe Vs the excess of water will 'ote but had little success. TRAIN WRECKED By Gang of Wreckers in Louisi- arra Orleans, La., March 11. It is eported here that an Arkansas, Lou. siana Gulf, passenger train bound outh from Little Rock was derailed: carried off in the sewers. The stand- pipe has a capacity of four hundrott and fifty thousand gallons, and will store up an abundant supply of j ter to supply, the needs of the. city i while the pumps are not working. NO WORK FOR MINT -A >y train wreckers during the night Abundance of Silver Monty in Ceun- ust after crossing the Louisiana line ,nd that several persons were killed rnd severely injured. Ii Six :arl Grey't of Ytart Ottawa, March Grey's erm as Governor 'General not expire until the fall of 1910. There is e misconception., as. to the five year .term. The that the "a-- Ottawa, March "The Canadian mint has bgen unable enonfh work to do justice to" its existence because the year before its inaugura- tion the Goyerriment England, of coin, more than twice as much ac any pre- vious year, greatly in excess of the year's needs and so lai-j e as to flood the country and make it impossible for our own ruint to find work to This wav the statement made by mint authorities today. ;