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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta e Daily Herald VOL I I LETHBRIOQf, ALTA., MONDAY, MARCH 15, 1909. BOATS TO RUN ON LAKES EARLY MORSE'S FORTUNE GONE His Steamer Crews Are Working Overtime To Be Ready Port Arthur, March crews. of the steamers which have been, laid up in the harbor here during the winter are beginning to. get boats ready for the season's naviga- tion. The staff at the elevators is' increased, and is working nine hours instead of eight. The fishermen of the North Shore expect to get working a month or three weeks ahead of last season, as there is much less ice in the lakes than a year ago. Used Up in Lawyen' for Defence. New York, March Cluis, Morse., wife of the former banker and ice trust promoter, tonight confirmed tin- report that her husband's fortune had been entirely dissipated, and that she had had to sell her furniture and jewels in order to meet the obliga- tions incurred by him in the form of lawyers' fees, as a result of his re- cent trial. FOUND DEAD IN HOTEL Winnipeg, March Bur- rows, traveling salesman for the Red Deer Lumber Co. for the last six years, was found .dead in a room at the Mansion House Saturday. NO. 7f. DOUBLE DAILY TRAIN SERVICE Started on C. P. R. between Mont real and Calgary. Montreal, March double daily service on the inai'i transcon- tinental line of the CJP.R." resumed from here today. No. 1 left Wind- sor station-at 10.10 a.m. for .Calgary, and a similar train will leave daily for that city until June 15, when through double service to Vancouver will start. A considerable' number of leading officials were at Windsor sta- ti-r.n to see the train pull out. The train was made up of one sleeper, one diner, first and second class car, baggage and mail-car, All the cars are new. About 150 passengers were aboard. A special train with 400 '.mmigrants on board Jeft this after. CONSERVATIVES SOLID FOR RUTHERFORD REMARKABLE RECEPTION GIVEN THE PREMIER AT STRATHCONA CONSERVATIVES ADVOCATE HIS CANDIDACY GREAT FALLS TO PINCHER CREEK I O'BRIEN RUNS IN TWO PLACES Nominated in both Rocky Mountain I By DISSIPATE FOG by Electricity Experiments and Calffarv i French Engineer. I PariSf March 13.-A French entfn- -Bl March The locals of eer is at present conducting a series i Tlie Socialist .party held a convention of experiments on the Enfflish Chan- in BJairmore last ;week for the pur- nel for the purpose of dissipating fog pose of nominating a candidate to by means of electrical discharges. He CJntest the Rocky Mountain ridin, has Jac Rocky Mountain riding, j has bJaced four huKQ blow 'pipes di- nr v JT x- Socialist i to the four points of the com- paity in the -Crows Is est Pass were puss. deles each 1o which many These will discharge Herteian .waves, each eiviDff a temperature rf. the party deerees centigrade. The success MANfTOBATO TIE THINGS UP Americans Railroad Built j.tion, that of Organizer C. M. O'Brien, BRAKEMAN KILLED Anxious' received y16 unanimous endorsa- Winnipeg, March H AI1X1011S u10n of the. delegates and members. Stephenson aged S; of a j Mr. OBrien ifc'a candidate in Gal- Canadian Northern brakesman was ANOTHER BIG FARM A syndicate of from Sioux City, Iowa, headed by Lewis Bros, and have begun oper- ations on their 17 1-2 section farm, about twenty miles east of Warner. Mr. Lewis and his manager were here recently, and made all arrange- .ments preparatory for spring" work. Buildings will be put up at once, and the three gasoline plowing ilgs which they have ordered, are expscted to arrive inside of two weeks. This land was bought a year ago from the Imperial. Development Co., Ltd., of this citv. POLICE ARE WORKING HARD Are Following important Clues In Kinrade Case Strathcona, Alta., March of the most magnificent receptions that could be possibly accorded a public man, was the terse statement of a Strathcona man after the public meeting on Saturday afternoon when Premier Rutherford was nominated to contest the seat at the forthcoming election. It was, unquestionably, in more ways -than one. In other ridings in the province it is the custom for par- ty conventions to be called for the nomination of candidates, but in in Strathcona there seemed to be such unanimity of purpose with reference to Premier Rutherford and there had been such spontaneous and overwhelm ing expressions of approval of his can didature from people of all shades of political opinion that it was decided to hold, not a Party convention, but a public meeting, so that the repre- sentative, men of the city and district no matter what their party affiliation In supporting the nomination, C. H. Lowther said, "I am a Conserva- tive and always have been, but at this election I i'eel my support and sympathy will ,ro to Dr. Rutherford. I believe he is a man who 5s needed at the present time at the head of the rarch of 42 members of the Municipal Council of Copenhagen elected today seven are women. INVENTOR BURIED Rochester, March funeral of Major Edmund Sealinski, inventor of the dynamite gun, was held from, his sister's home in this city yesterday. LETHBRIDGE HAD INTERESTING VISITOR LAST WEEK. UNION MEN Sentences On Gomp- ers, Mitchell and Morrison LOCAL BUDGET W. P. manacrer of the Im- perial Bank at -Red Deer, has been transferred to Wesley Wryjht becomes manager at Red Deer. Mrs. Geo. Rogers left yesterday for England, where she will join her daughter, who has been attending school there. Later they will take a trip on the continent. A "Handsome Co. have just shipnedione of their majrni- Ijethbridge had a most interestinc: as Boston, .March a 'demonstra- tion against the sentences of impri- sonment imposed upoq the labor tfele- gates, Samuel Gompers, John Mit- and Frank Morrison, in St. Petersburg, March de- spatch to the Nove V-remya from J fa, on the frontier between Persia and Russia, says Persian Gov- srament horsemen and 500 infantry- men are marching on Julfa from- the Persian bank of the .Araxes river, devastating villages in their path -and shooting down pe'-ple. Already ten villages, four of them inhabited by Russian subjects, have and -burned', the troops, ruthlessly killing the fleeing peasants. Many, women carrying their on their -backs attempted to swim the Araxes to the Russian side, but they :were: shot. Three hundred homeless families have taken refuge on an in the river opposite Julia. CONGRESS CALLED Extraordinary Session Opened To- day. Washington.. D.Ci, March Promptly: at neon today both" the Senate and House of Repre_sentatives were convened in extraordiiiary ses- sion. The President's proclamation was read to both after, which business proceeded. LT.-COL: BLISS RETIRED Ottawa. March Bliss, the "chief of ordinance for the prairie pro- chant; H. J.. "H. Skeith, agent; drew Tilley. agent; Wm. Oliver, man- _ _ ufacturer; J. W. Bawden- imtnufactur-i Raymond, Raymond; Geo. F. W. Brown, theatrical Raymond; yarK H. -I B..Stafford, merchant; W. A. Blen- j J- ner-Hassett. merchant; Fred Hick j Allred, farmer, Raymond; J. H. Ev- merchant; F. L. clerk- W i'i ans- town councillor, Raymond; C. A. i -A. Raymond, .A. "chemist, Raymond; R. jeweler, Raymond; "W. W. Dbugr clerk; J. w; ant; F. H. Mewburn, 0. D-j stonemason; Alex.. jMcCulloc'hj terer; T. E. Patteson, agent; Fred I ]as" Tabf Rooney, contractor; A. Barasley. ent; D. C. Marriott, painter; William Da- ber; C, Leonard manager, W. H. LanRphyswian, Taber; S" J' J" P" Taber; R. Williams, contractor, Taber; P. Ham- mer, farmer, Taber; H: Hobson, hc-tel keeper Taber; A. L. Mitchrtl, black- smith. Taber; Alexander Ilamilton. blacksmith, -Burdett; James Mlnty. Williams, contractor; John Bruce, manufacturer: L.- A. Heustis, contract or; David Kino-, F. G. Wad- dinerton, merchant; Geo. Perry, brick- layer; F. 8. -Ro'lfson, architect; 0. J. Courtice, dentist; Mortimer Priest. barber; A. B. Pipes, carpenter; G. C. -r, i TT McDonald, acrent; Jas'. E. McNeil, fire-! farmer' Burdett; Harry A. man; W. S. Galbraith, physician; I ,Jarnif' Lake; Robert Alex. Wilson, miner; W. Lumsden I RoVT? carpenter; J. E. Kennv. clerk; A. Me-1 engineer; P. operator, smith; A. Claydon. laborer. Dr. C. j C. is annointed. financial ascnt. j W. C. Ives' nomination papers were-' gned by J. J. Johnston, J. S. S-tewj art. Peter J. J. Furman. L. i Ripley, J, F. Simpson. Alfred; E. J. .Hill; B. B. Hoyt. G-. H. Bowville; Thos. Hahey. John Clark, farmer A. L. Roos. farmer, Bow- ville; farmer, .Bowville; Robert. Reynolds, fariuer, Bowville; L. Tjynn, fanner, Albion .Ridge; A. Johnston. T. M. Evans. R. rl A W... Albaon A._ E. LONDON ?TORE- KliPERS WAKE UP American Department Stores Cause a Big Stir London, March opening n London today of the first .of tlie American department stores in the ity was a memorable event in the. istory of English retail business, and __.. __ T. r i lieti the old nruis to frantic efforts to Prince Albert. Mr. Jaxon. came west; members of the labor j Col. Steele. P.O.C.. for militarv dis outdo the new competitor Thev are from Huron Co., Ontario, .in paraded here yesterday.. Ajtrict No. 1.0, last night confirmed the'resorting to costly methods to attract Wallace, fai-mer. Albion Ridge; G. H. Welsh, farmer, Albion Ridge; J. Lynii farmer, Albion Rid-e; T. Lynn, farm- er. Albion Ridge; Charles Blue, farm- er, Albion Ridge; Alex. Blue, New York, March An- tonio Vachris, chief assistant to De- tective Jos. Petrosino, who was kill- ed by assassins in Sicily, arrested Italians in a little wine shop in one of the squalid Italian quarters of Brooklyn tonight. who was assisted by half a dozen men from the Italian crimiaal. squad, took the men into- custody only after one of their number had fought, desperately to escape: The men'arrested are all Italians., The charge against them on the police blotter is that they are undesirable suspicious characters, but .it was intimated that; Vachris has reason, to believe that the men: had' knowledge of the plot to kill Petrosino.. ;The one .who- was most desperate, to escape is said to have recently some here from Chicago; where he" is alleged to have ben a leader of the black hand groups. Revolvers and stillettoes were found on the Seven other ar- rests of Italians were made in the city during the day. New York, March secrecy maintained at police head- quarters, it is known that a world- wide hunt for Petrosinb's slayers has begun. The initial move: was made en Saturday.-simultaneously in. New York, Baltimore, New Orleans' and other cities where Petrosino worked recently, and was feared by crimin- al_Si when" the respective detective bureaus set drag .nets to locate nrv_ torious leaders Mafia, Camoer- ro and :Black: Hand, and to establish if any them: left this country rer cently. It .has developed that Petrosino died a poor man, .and steps already have been taken to raise: a fund for "his fanner, Albion Ridge; Raymond Welsh, farmer; Albion Ridge; James Olquist, real estate ent, Bow Island; Wm. H. Johnson, lumber dealer, Bow Island; Charles Stone, farmer. Burdett; Dan Slawson jn obedience to instructions from rancher, Burdett; J. G. Bolton, lum- Archbishop Farley prayers were said berman, Burdett; E. C. Baincs, farm-! today for Petrosino in "all the" Catho- er, ICeho; C. J. farmer, Keho; He churches of New York. It is Reber George, farmer, Keho: W. F. McDonald, farmer, F. War- ren, farmer, Keho; John Xettleton. fanner. Keho; Jas, lands-Lethb'ridge; Thos. Newlands-Lethbridge. perhaps, unparalleled in this city that :the death. of a man occupying; Petrosino's station should inspire such widespread tributes. The deatli and footed it in from the end of ra Iroad. Mrl Jaxon is a graduate ol Toronto '.University- and speod_ily became a leader in the Prince Albert; settlement. The settlers there soon! were carrying on an ajritation for j the betterment of their conditions g was held in ,Paneuil information rc-ccived from Ottawa, the people from' the opening of' the a- resolution was drawn i He refused to discuss the matter be- America" .stores, such p.s concerts ale at yon.) staWr-e that Col. Bliss had been at one -.class- only. The pre- Wright, was accused of bitter Ian- .the laws di- permitted to retire for reasons which entirelv confidential. a od'' J axon. was their leader. this time. Louis the two _ West rebellions came west reoeinons, camt, to- the settlement, although not by-tho agitator, Kiel's stand; ao-amst the half-jbreeds castmR: lo representatives of organized v And it was said that he was: person-lo. handle the caseJ sent to! -of: ELECTORS ficent funeral cars to Mr. F. S. Fet-j vot.cs motives T.eny ot hibition Car nna js unv for -which' they were awarded diploma at Toronto Exhi- bition. This was considered the best car .they have made. They also shipp ed to Mr. Fetterly a handsome doub- le deck caskfit watfon. one of an en- tirely new dpsiffn. Mr. Fetterly will havc as fine an equipment as any the west. Oxford Tribune, Ingersoll. much admired by Jaxon and was his neighbors. The two elements came; IRON SPRINGS Iron Springs, March are pleased; to state that Mrs. Glunt Sea is niuch better. .'dance afc Mr, Clarence Green's on Wednesday. March 10th. was a success. Some forlv or forty-five attended, which was all the house could accommodate. Amonjf the aruests were some from the "Cir- cle Ranch" Mr. and Mrs. Hill and PRESIDENT SHERMAN ILL 'rositlent F. H. Sherman has been seriously ill week, and was tators sent delegates to the Great: so bad 0.1 Tuesday that Mrs Sherman Central Council which included dele- was telecraphed for, and arrived on! gates from white, settlers and half- j Wednesday morning's Flyer The. nationalities. Jaxon j doctor has been in "daily" attendandeT1 S Any man who is twenty-one years of ago, a British "sub- ject, and who ha.s resided in Alberta a and in the con- stituency of Lethbridgc .City at least three months, is enti- tled to vote at the forthcoming election. Anyone who is quali- fied, and who is not on Jhe voters' list, should leave his was made secretary of the council, j and says he will have Mr. Sherman When the rebellion of 1885 broke out j around in a few days. Jaxpn was in the thick of it when, it j was a hopeless cause he "leaked out over the landscape between .sun and sun" to the land of Uncle Sam. .Al- though there for twenty-two years he never became a citizen of the place. He took a prominent part in., labor agitation and returood to Canada in 1907 to present to a labor coftven- i tion in Winnipoc the inside history of! the celebrated Colorado and Hay- wood-Orchard cases in Idaho. Mr. j Jaxon publishes periodically a paper i oc anniversaries and other entertain- ments, on a large scale, even employ- iig opara singers, military and music hall performers to attract the crowds. AH the newspapers have printed long accounts of the new enterpris and the personality of the mover. Tho doors of ttie new store opened at 9 o'clock, and shortly after was crowd. with thousands of persons, rnostly The nomination paper of Archibald J. -McLean, of Taber, was signed by; R. A. Van Oi'mau, farmer, Roy Bui lock, coal operator; R. H. Anclerson. merchant; Alfred Rawlins, farmer; H: A. Beard, farmer; E. Malo, butcher; E. T. Westjake, merchant; T. Hodg- son, fanner; S. Ervine. implement dealer; Jas. merchant; C. J. Wine, farmer; E. C. Moe, Bank man- ager; Geo. W. Hill, hardware merch- ant; B. W. Wright, jeweller; A. Beck, baker; Francis Reilly, billard hall; R.; D. merchant; J. G.j JMacDonald, clerk; E. G. Bowden, Patterson, of Petrosino has had the effect of calling public attention to the numer- ous crimes of Italian criminals. LIST OF NOMINATIONS The list of nominations in the pro- vince today Alexandra. B. Moore, Lib; J- P- Lowery, Con. Calgary. Hon. W. H. Cushinc. Dr. Egbert, Liberals, R. B. Bennett and Dr. Blow. Conservatives; Geo. How- ells, Socialist; ...Cardston, J. AV. Woolf. Lib.; L. Harker. Con. Camrose, G.. P. Smith. Lib-; Dr. chant: J. T. Siephenson, merchant; I G. R. Powell, merchant; J. Truswell. merchant; p'rank Barton, manager; S. J. 0. Bligh. clerk; S. M. paint- M. Mackenzie, Lib.; F. Garrovv. Con. Cochrane, C. W. Fisher. Lib.; Dr. Brett. Con. JUDGE KETCHUM DEAD Marcli Ketchum died here at -six o'clock last evening. He was a junior judgp of .the united counties- of Northumberland and Dur- ham, and hold the office forxmany years. The hue'judge wop in his 74th year. others from of? the Bow. besides the .'of called j home circle. We hear tho.t there was) "Fair Play and Free Play." He! a dance at the Iron Spring be in Lethbridce in a! house on the same evening, few months, i A MEETING FOR WORKMEN At the Ubor Hall On Tuesday, March 16, at 8.30 W. A. Buchanan and W. C. Simmons Will Speak Opposition Speakers Invited farmer; W. E. Bullock, farmer; Alex. Mitchell, blacksmith; Thornton Bul- locic, constable, -I. S. JlcBrayne, man acer; Connor, farmer, Albert E. Barton, farmer; J. M. Powell, farm- er; C. C. Collett. farmer; A. J. Wo.od. butcher; E. Miller, carpenter; Roy Lee, farmer; Maroni Burton, farmer; Thomas Siddle, miner; David Barton, farmer; Will Russell, miner: R. Well- ington, soction foreman; W. G. Wil- liamson, miner; S. Hunter, miner; Frnnk Stewart, farmer, L, B. Val- farmer; H. miner; Jas. Wilson, miner; F. Chadwick. veterin- ary; Samuel Francis, farmer; J. C. Ho.bbs, C. H. Evans, farmer; Peter J. Larson, farmer; Norman Bab cock, Frank Russell, farm- S, Evans, carpenter; G. Good- farmer; C. Miller, Thomas B. Hull, farmer; H F Annablc. all of Taber. Shouldice. Con. Hicrh River, L. M. Roberts, Lib.: Dr. Stanley. Con. Tnhisfail, J. A. Simpson. Lib-j; G. West, Con. Lac St. Peter Gunn, Lib.; D. II. Lent. Con. Lacoinbe. W. F. Puffer. Lib.; accla- mation, ethbridffe City. W. -A. Buchanan, W, C. Tves. Con.; Donald 1-Abor. e District. Dr. J. H. Riv- ers. Lib.; A. J. Ind. Macleod. C. Genge, Lib.; E. P. 5Fc- Tnd. Lib Icine Hat. Ron. W. T. Finlay F. O. Con. Olds, D. Marshall, Lib.; G. McDon- ald, COP. Pembina, W. H. MeKenncy, Lib.; damn tion. (Continued Back ;