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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 j ,e ji ,r f x LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, MARCH If, POSmONNOW Nt ApplntiiiT Chair- of the Railway NARROW ESCAPE OF WOMEN a TXrW "St; John, N. B., March Two wo- men had a narrow escape today in a fire in a' three fetorey tenament house ou" Cheslejv by twen- ty-five people, Dennis Kcnnally had to fight, her; way through the flumes- to, safety and_wag badly Mrs. .J. Haaleyv-with her baby in her arms jumped from a window' to a porch fioni which she was later rescued by the firemen. The was about SOCIALISM IS KNOCKED IN CALGARY VEWCAL WRITING AUo tht Text Book- Action' of government measure to increase tbe board of rail- way commissioners from three to six members engaged the attention of the house this afternoon. There was some'discussion of the whole. E. A. t thought two commissioners were given powers to constitute- n board they should be gi- ven absolute power to settle any heard by them, lie thought'the power proposed to be given to the deputy chairman would-too nearly coinccdc with the- power of the chair- If these two were to consrti- tute a'board they might disagree as "to; the points of law and there would txjfa'.deadlock. Hop. George Gra- ham' proposed a change" thut the as- Kistant commissioner would only .ex- ercise his 'full power in the' ubbcncc 'of'..the'commissioner and this was ac- cepted 1 A. Armstrong- wanted to if rill the commissioners would be- nam- ed from one political party. lie said that in the United States thc party in the minority was recognized in tliv muring.of appointments to public office including 'the appoint- ments to the interstate commerce ami the bench. Mr. Graham no applications were-coming-in for the chief commis- sionership. Thc position -5eek- ing the. .man. If any man sent in an NO BUYER HERE V Thc deputy minister of agriculture for Alberta has written A. E. Hum- phries stating thut samples of scetl grain should be sent to Win. Carson, grain-merchant, "Calgary, the official Priest DeMUces It-Says the Nam Suggests Stsptcioi Calgaiy, March appears to be a-growing tendency on the part ol the trades union, their Public- school teachers and pupils will iL'joice tp know that tlvo depart- ment education, at Kdmonton is working abolition, of the vertical staff in writing and of the present "text-book. These the. Particular abom- ination of" ami pupils for many numK'r of new 'arc 'being i in-pared Lo re- place those, ivow" in W-. The high school not be chang- otl until the 'curriculum of Alberta University hasjliccn' arranged. Tlu deputy-ministOr8s of education of Sas- katchewan -ami Manitoba aiv con- ferring with vJK S. the Al- .deputy, uniformity of curricula and text-books in the pub- lic schools of the i three provinces.' buyer for that district. Grain is be- leaders and sonic members in this, ing' bought only in. carload lots to be absorbed in Socialism and is .subject to grade and weight principles. I want "to take this the grain inspector. "Thc price to wariT every Catholic paid for oats is 60 cents for old union man to be on his guard" f.o.b. Ijcthbridge and on the basis Father 'Jean at the different ser- .'juc., No. 2 white for new oats in St. Mary's church yesterday Lethbridge. The price being paid Continuing the subject wheat is equal to May p'rico. Jean said the word "Social- William, date of inspection, plus suggested suspicion. The party premium of twenty cents a bushel which has assumed so many absolutely free from -noxious and far-reaching doctrines, seeds, fifteen cents if one weed many dangerous? theories, ten cents if five weeds disapproved by thc church: Their pound, h'va cents if eight weeds and meanings are so vary- pound. The department has placed no buyer in the Lethbrjdgc and so indefinite that if allowed to "pass unchecked would ultimately where all the Iwst grain is to to family ties, pri- purchased. property and to religion. RACE MEET TO BE IN JUNE Fifteen Are Shot STARTLING STORY OF A REVOLUTION COMES FROM OF TERROR HAS STRUCK PORT AU PRINCE-ISLAND GOVERNMENT TO BLAME March 10 application it would probably end and 15 Hawauiinsr alleged -to be rev- hi.s chances of ever bcinR olutibnists were shot in Port Au Prince, Haiti 'yesterday morning ac- 'Several thought the time hatl come, for a reform in the cnmil- al code with regard to the prosccu- tioaof railroad trainmen. Mr. Gra- fiiim said 'this did not come under railway -commission's work but lie would probably bring in-some am- cndiwnts" -to that 'senson. J x IJe said- ho ditl not belleye'itv a 'dou- ble barrelled statute directed against one class. Mr. Hinlolphe Lcmicux read a tcle- to the house which he had just to' ..the effect that the dispute between the Dominion Coal Company und its employees had boon satisfac- torily set Toronto, March Hon." G. P. Graham, minister of railways and canals, who was in the_city yester- day said the position orphan-man of the railway commiM-sion had not been offered to anyone" as yet. cording to" information which reach- ed the state department today. Great excitement prevails in the, city and a reign of terror the port. The taf ore ay break, andjt, is-'uuderstood wap'the Haiti it "is said "contemplated 'getting rid of all the refugees in all of the consulates in thelslafid and an. order expected today for. their ".embark- ation. Information "has reached the diplomatic channels in Washington Unit Mr. Harno, the Haitian minister ut Santo Domingo has accepted vthe WANDERERS WON FROM TORONTO dose Match fa theStuley Cop at Montreal Satyr- day tight PEOPLE POURING IN Races aii hrscs Fixed at 17 'VV'S' MeetHf; Saturday m position oi minister of foreign" affairs for Hayti and that General Laconte, thc newly appointed mhristei of the interior has accepted that portfolio. In the event it is found desirable to dispatch a warship to Port Au Prince to look after the property of Anieri- during the excitement, the, navy has almost half a doien -be-sent On a mectyig of the Lethbridge Turf was held in A. E." Humphries oflice. Aid. AIL Moodie of Calgarj. President of the Western Racing Associa- tion was present for. tha of assisting in the" arrangement of dates It was decided, to .hold the spring I meet on and Thursday, j June 3rd an'd '4th. -The following races and purses were put on the pro gramme.: 3 minute trot or pact! S200 2.20 trot or pace............ Fiee for all trot or pace....... 400. Montreal, -March Wander- ers are'now the undisputed hockey champions of Canada, having defeat- ed the Toronto professionals in a sudden death match for the Stanley cup at the Arena Saturday night by a score of 6 to 4. The -match was an exceedingly close and at'one time it looked probable that the Wanderers might go down to defeat. The eastern champions had been badly used up by their two matches with the Manitoba cham- pions, and the ice too was-in very poor condition. The soft ice., proved an advantage" to the Toronto as they are more .accustomed to such conditions. visitors put up a good game and the Wanderers had their work cut out to obtain victory. The Wanderers left tonight.on a vis- it to the States. Never Such a Rush of Settlers to This District Alberta bids "'fair to depopulate North Dakbta if the present rate of immigration keeps up or increases. On Saturday live car loads of sett- lers' came- fri over the south line from Idaho Falls, X. D.; for three Nolan' brothers and two Davis brothers being owners Yesterday ten came over the C.P.R, from Kckman', nine ol which were for Lethbridge, and one for Whrner; Among the owners of these: we're Chris'. Tlangen, E. li. page .J E. and T. C'urrie, nnrt F. Some of them had two or three of effects. Still they come and still there's .more to follow. T. Currie belongs to Leeds, X. ha brought in two carloads. llo goijs north to settle on section 7- 11-21. Mr. Page, who is a banker from Leeds, also, .brought in one car-load of 'hot sos "and implements and will place tliem on section 13-C-19. A steam plowing, outfit sent ahesu some time Mr. Pearse, of X.D., hai' GREAT FLOODS iNPAOFjC STATES three cailoads. section 0-8-20. He will 'settle 01 Chtis. Hoagcn, froa tiie sanlc place, lu.cates, on tha sa section. lie brought three carloaJs of "effects with him too: These1 four, gentlemen made their purchases of lands 'through' Hatch Coons. .It.'S. manager of the Bank of Montreal at ilagroth was in th city over Sunday. Rivers of ton aivJ Idaho on the Rampage japan and China TERMS REACHED IN DISPUTE OVER SEIZURE OF THE TATSU TO PUNISH FIRE A.' "SALUTE AS JAPANESE FLAG IS .HOISTED .35 trot 230. under which thc of the Tatsu mile (Derby) Mam, the Japanese steamer seized Pekin, March full terms I who committed this breach against in- delay.' -Tbese include cruisers Tacbnia and Des -Moines, the;'r now cruising in the Windward Is- lands, and the latter at Guantanomo, 'engaged in target practice. If condi- tions at Port Au Prince get worse a naval vessel will be sent there, but up to'this time no orders'to that ef- ftct have been issued. LETHBRIDGE AT THE FAIR DUNSMIUR TO RETIRE TO ENGLAND SAYS A RUMOUR Messrs. O. M. Hatch and IL J. II. Skeith icturning. from Calgary on Saturday .night, haying been .up. there to arrange for space for the Ixith- bridge exhibit al the" Dominion Fair. The spacV nllotUd to tcthbridgc Jn I the main buil'ding is ten by sixteen. The delegates have another proposi- tion to submit to the special .commit tec of the Agricultural Society and Repwted That Lieutenant brentr WiB SeH AD Hb B.C. Interests A CITIZEN'S LEAGUE There is a movement on foot' am- ong a number, to form a Citizens' League. It is not the ob- ject of the" League to "criticize or '-council but rather to as- sist tliut an the interpretation of public opinion, and in. the voicing of public "vicrtS. The promoters will hold _ a meeting in the labor hall" a ueck from tonight of which due no- tice will bo given, when thc organiz- ation ..will be completed. The num- ber so far is not very liu-gc but t.s growing. mile dash 150. mile pony Ponies hands and under 125. mile dash 2DO. 4 ltllla by China in February on the allega- tion- that she- was conveying arms and ammunition to. the Chinese rev- olutionists, has settled. First that- China ternational usag Tbe vicerov of Canton will-set- Ore., many a year have so many points in the Pacific North-west, all at the, same; time faced such, serious danger .from 'lood as they do today. From last Friday until 'now heavy rains have fallen over the whole of 'the North- west and' every rivulet is a roaring .orrent and every river a lake. Bridges have been washed out or dy- namited. Railroad tracks are under .vater and when the traffic is' not de- Uyed by these disasters Huge land- block the way. Most serious' reports come from. Walla, jn the Lewiston, Idaho country. Railroads are deep under .vater, bridges are washed out and I'ars are'entertained that the water which supply the city will be loodcd un.dthe supply of drinking rater shut off. Many families -have been driven fronr tho low lands. The Touchet ancL Petit fivers have- vaslied out the city dyke station. Jn western Washington, the rivers Seattle and TUCOHUI are still isinp but little damage.has resulted .0 far. The Wiltmetta river and its ributarics are running like 'a' mill ace above; Salem but no .damage has .-osulted. As is, usual during lood conditions the railways are Cumbered among the principal suf- -rers.1 Tiie worst Ihese is Oregon HR. Navigation, which has lot been able to setfdVtrain through n the past hours. This t _ v i n nit; jJiiiL m> Jiimin. jinn luaxi is tie amount of principally by heavy land-' tcntkm-of the steamer after-consul- Lide.s east and west .of .Pendleton. 4 tation with the and finally- Japan'agrees to exercise extra vigilance" against'her subjects in the and 'not money winners; '-1 mile.heats 2 re-hoisted. t fire a salute as the Japanese Hap is COLLISION ON THE MAIN LINE OF C.RH 2. Tiie Tatau Mariris to be .releas- ed at once. {3.'China will purchase.the arms and ammunition seized. 4. China will punish'' tbe officers Train service the neighborhood. f Walla Walla. and from Lewistori :orth is at a standstill. for faced so today ate reminded of thc important meet-j from the floods hnve come down t ing this -evening at S o'clock in the from and made Labor Temple. Organizer Harold of Creek a roaring torrent. the'; American" Federation of Lalior Board Trade regarding the space Elaborate arc made on the exhibition grounds, building going up in all directions. The pcoplf of Calgary are Inking it up most cnthusiastitally. __ OVEN FREEDOM OF THE CTTY HUNT BeSwd Upw tke Ente aM IMk FbraKC Vancouver, 3J. C-, ing the anouncement of his early de- parture for a prolonged cruise in the Mediterranean Sea, a well authenti- cated report- that "Lieut Goveronr Dunsmuir may sell .his entire Van- couver Island ;holdingso including his v-aluable coal mines and coal lands io an English syndicate is in circu- lation. If the deal goes through Mr. Duns- Tiuir and his family will take, up permanent residence in 'and. -Although negotiations are only 'n a preliminary sunge, Mr. Dunsmuir ins expressed his willingness to sell Hit, interests. Tbe matter was N. 8.'S CHANGE OF HORSES St. John, Marcli is said that the resignation of the Robinson gov- ernment1 will be; tendered on Thurs- day next and the Hazen government will then be formed. No. 96 Ran Into a Freight East of Winnipeg Several Hurt ted down a 20 foot embankment top pling over on c-ach other. Those badly hurt arc; George Porteous, a Winnipeg rbrake'man 'with fracture nf ribs and bruises; Henry Riuld, car broken wrists Andrew McRobsrts, injuries to head and nose broken: Albert Spaner, Kenqra, facial cuts. Fourteen other pasengers were in- Ijured from bruises, cuts and shock. The line was blocked for 8 hours. The wrecking crew left Kenora Kenora, Ont., March Nor within fifteen minutes after iccciving travelling eastward at o'clock warning. Sunday afternoon ran itito a "station5- ary freight engine which had backed into a siding at Kacle River leaving the switch open. Fortunately41 the has bought a site on Smith Street passenger Svas not goitig fast at 'the 'from the Western' Warehouse Co. time, and the engine kepf the line, through K. V. tJ'bbons and will cr- but twG_colonist cars were preeipita- ect a residence immediately. The Fourth street- bridge' has been be present, and to form a .-ashed out. Part of the Third street ridge has been blasted out, the gas works 'have been flooded and closed "i r'lnwn." Afnin street for several blocks iim1jboyc Sixth slrect reported to-be AnULindcV -water- In thc nountain dis strong' locYl of "the Retail Clerks' b Protective MUST EAT DRINK MUCH f trict thc is rapidly filling base- nents. Flood conditions are appar- i >nt in all parts of thc Walla Walla' i vallev. WATERWORKS AT STAFFORD Though There Are No Cows and Chkkens A Douk- hobor Order Village Council Taking Steps to In- stall a System WILL BUILD A HOUSE John P. Garratt, of Cranbrook, CANADA AT A GLANCE Langham, Sask., Jfarch Veregin's arrival in this district is The village council of -tuking steps -to get a waterworks. installed in tbc village. To-- t night thc council will meet to ar- I range for raising thfi noccs-sary. mon- vry. If they can make the arrange-, inont it, their intention .to. put in system and get the city of Lothbriilgc 'to supply thc water. As London, March Freedom of the city of ,was today be- stowed upon Florence Nightingale, thtv organizer ot the nursing durrng the Crimean war. The ceremony'took in the Guild Hall inJhe prea euce of a large m- cluded many doctors and nurses. .The aged nurse, Miss Nightingale, discussed Vm- in eminent Knglirh financier, juring the la tiers' recent visit ,to Victoria. Mr. Dunsmuir and -Sir_ Edgar had several conferences the subject oi the proposed deal. -Although no bond was given Sir, Ed gar learned the basis on which the- Lieutenant 'Governor was willing to deal. .When he left for England he carried with him a de- tailed report of Mr. Dunsmuir 's vast interests. It is not unlikely that ne- gotiations will advanced a stage ALBERTA Kcv. A. F. Cobb. pastor of thc Baptist Church at Nanton has resign cd and will likely" take a charge in Washington state. A. C.Xcwcombe, formerly of St. Thomas ami Stratford, Ont.; hfls bee" appointctl principal of Calgary High School. Walter Scott, .Ti.A.; Edmon- ton, has. Ixjen appointed mathcmati- George Gray, of the Cnlgary Board has been rccommcndctl for the position of official assignee at Calvary thc Tlonnl of Trade of that city. Ed. Thompson, of Camrose. sold bushels of seed to the Al- berta government at 00 cents a bu- V Another public school costing eagorly awaited by his followers and j vcL no forma, appi5Cntion has been a detachment of faith.ful Doukohobors j mode to thc cily council although it is watching the incoming trains. Rep- j has 'been talktKl over informally. ressjve measures. are producing a _ great dissatisfaction among the com-, of Doukhobors Tnakincr it j eery men oi is in her'eighty-eighth year and further when Mr. Dunsmuir-reaches _ iii jiitirviiiu ii Canary, -.where itank al Southampton, committ-1 for their k-adcr to start on, 'for over filtered suicide his baranjruinp trip in a hurry. j have rcsi purchnsod the grocery" business" known as in ..Vic- toria. BRITISH COLUMBIA- Prince Rupert. 1U.'.. has a popula- tion of about Jos. Ryan has IKVII po- lice magistrate at Cranbrook. MANITOBA V M. J. of Portage La lYniric, has been appointed chief li- of }lnnitolm. i YUKON 15. R': Busby lias resigned as chief pr.rvc-ntivc officer oi territory, j The-Toronto Chilchvn's Aid Socie- ty reports that juvenile crime is on thw increase' in that rity. The Shirt Collar C'o. has Tlev.. Canon Matthews, of Kings- Ont., is dead. A'-magistrate three ar.d costs for in a bnr room in n, St.. Catherines hoiise after Urnntford's fire chief wrmts a tele- 1 phone alarm-system in the schools. too infirm to attend and was repre- sented by" her nephew. Sir Joseph Dimdale, the city cham- bprlain in making'- tKt presentation t, wa due to ntttxplained brm- cr genermtion that Miss Nightingale had been Honored in thw way half MO. London. His Honor has keenly felt the at- tacks made on him by, bor and has'of' late .frequently expfes- ?cd. n desire to retire to England where several of his married daugh- ters now reside. If the deal is made it is estimated that the purchase price will exceed erected ;.A Tloard of Trade has been orgun- Grassy Lnkc. Tenders for a new public school at Taber. are being asked. fow fmishing touches, thc C. P. U. roadbed between Walk- crton and Hsmovor is-ready for the and rails. last visit to tins district successful. _ following the Ooukohobors from several villages started to concen- tratct and'move in the two villages undertakiiijr a amount of ufcelejss Tliroughout the winter the." been haiiling- hay and moving.their .paraphernalia! from village tr> village, in man? cases a distance Jto_ J killing their horses, suf-( lamenting their i Imt still faithful to their leaders. ON ROUND ST. Two Storey Brick Stnctae to tke Herald Olce A two-storoy brick block, with', fifty and the work is performed by I or Jackson, a Hunt sville "jcwcl-i of the Dawson cus-j SASKATCHEWAN Of a house to remove ice. slipped and' fell twenty I feet, striking the electric litjhf wire. Tie was Wiled. on his A'letter received from the Yorktorv} foot frontago is to be built on Hound (Hstncl-and the reports brought adjoining (he Honxld Office. It Of the Doxikhohors who were [will up to thc comer of brethren in that partjerin and will conform in archi- the country, make, [.lecture to the building occupied by regard as a bitter joke Veregrin's The. Herald. recent rTictxim in rognrfl the The'owners of 'this property are 'nunity'biH of fare. tOlMS iifcv> .-.v. T people, Messrs. Short. Plans are now being A coHegint'Vinstitute building Toronto, is introducing a bill otdered now. that all chickens for the building and lenders ing about will IK; erected I Vr Un5fornv jo.u- ot- the leader's Order and only jnre to be askwt for soon. McN'auRhtv member: tor! iniik and rggs has erjy The salary of the constable at Ta- jat bcr has been fixed at ?GO a month. The Taber covmcil is considering the qvJcslion of a public A new hotel at Grassy is to be completed by April 30. Copes and Young, xvell known Tndian depot. n new C.P.H. And he came here ONTARIO Fire escapes are likely to be p! w'. in St. Thomas, Ont., schools. province. The bill a fw cow.s left in each village, (That each loaf must be one one-! Doukohobors left tbe community are able to raise, '.half or thrctv rounds iu weigh (2) vnavell and are. considered .practically penniless seven years iThat it, must, bo labelkM 'Us HO to good Bottlers. There, is a Doxik-j Tndwdr there are not many places in 'weight and the of thobbr in this district'frho raised last; the world offer an industrious man aa maker. (.3) Tiie baker must provide facilities II. L. Pratt, manager of the Farm- for weighing. year- .bushels of grain more than good an. oportunity as docs this dU- n whole the cornmunists irict of ;