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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIOQE, ALTA., TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1909. NO. M. CHIEF FOWLER RESIGNS HIS POST More Increases Grant- ed To the City .Officials Civic appointments and increases occupied 'tiie attention of the city council for some time at__last night's meeting. H. Fowler resigned his position "as lire chief and building inspector owing to the fact that personal .busi- ness demanded h-is attention. His resignation coines into effect on April 30th. The resignation was accepted and the secretary authorized to'-' ad- vertize for applications for .the posi- tion, salary to be per month.... Out of a list- of twenty-five appli- cants for the position of storekeeper for the city. B. Weller, now in the A. R. I stores department, was .given the situation. Mr. "Welter's ex- perience and recommendations Qualify him. i'or the position in the opinion of the council." Hugh Scott, water master, asked -for an increasJ in salary. -He was granted a raise of per month and will draw in the. future He ask- ed to have his duties denned.. ,The fire and light and water works com- mittees will meet on Thursday even- Trig to draft the duties of all outside officials of the city." Mrs matron at the Isola- tion" Hospital, asked for a salary of per rnontlf'with board while, her patients are in the hospital. At pre- sent she received. o day-'and board during the time she. attends patients only." The letter stated that the work had increased and that a resn ismation forthcoming if thai regular salary were not granted. The letter was referred to .the health o'flicer to Vaport as to .the merits of the incr'ease.Vy A. request lOw the firemen and fire- men's helpers the electric light plant mid "power. for an increase of two .cents was referred to the mechanical suv "-rintendent. the the by CITY AND DISTRICT. At the funeral oi Ueo. .Desereucourt on Sunday afternoon every .union painter in the city, twenty-two in number, turned out. This was first union funeral ever held in oity and was largely attended ciemhers of other unions. A. Buchanan, the Liberal candi- date W. C. Simmons ex-3t.P-P., will be the speakers at n meeting held in the Labor Temple UmiRht. The meeting is especially for the working- men and matters pertaining to will be discussed chiefly. Opposition speakers have bfetiJi invited. At St; Augustin's Church Sunday night appropriate hymns were sung with reference to the recent-sad death of Jean ilacleod, and Chopin's Fun- eral march was played 'as the closing voluntary. Among the youuff of the, parish, she will tie greatly miss ed. being a universal Harry T. of-Winnipeg, came in on Sunday on the flyer and returned on the eastbound on Mon- day. He was conferring with Messrs. and IMgsrs in regard to their Grassy Lake property. Two weeks ago S. W. Tuckwell of this citv received the news of the death of his mother in. the Old. Coun- try'. Yesterday, he received the sad intelligence that his father had been found 'dead in his bed. the shock from the parting from his wife, to whom he had been married upwards of for- ty years being m a great measure the cause of his .sudden demise. Pie leaves four sons in the Domini "at Fort William, one at Winnipeg. 01 proprietor of the Rainy River G-a- zette, and K. W. Tuckwell. of this: city, REGULATIONS OF CITY MARKET Adopted At Council Meeting Last Nighl MURDERERS OF PETROSINO -No Clue Special Reward Offered w. March the jorities here; are .-.known, .to have h eveiy.. measure wi-chih- their to. discover any possible eyi- je, of conspiracy .on side of 1 water Jn cpniiection with the ch of" Detective in Paler- Sicily, so .known-'iiothing discovered to connect any here, in >ny ;way .with the Four Italians arrested on sus- picioji in Brooklyn." yttsterday were ar- raigned in. court today and .held in bail .each, charged with. carry- ing concealed weapons.., '.-At Clellan 7and .Police Commissioner.; Bingham-today, .it decided'-to ask the co_Qperation. of. p.. Federal' secret service 'in the task of running dowii the slayers: It is'.likely ,that an ap- -propriation of for: the -estab- Ushment-' of a secret service bureau to the .Hkn'd probleln will be passed by the Aldermen' af. its- meeting The." aldermeri will -be asked to; offer the city a special for the arrest .the murderers -oftPetrbsino, .and ;the grant- of-: a special pension- to. .the; de- tectiyfi's nwDabeTxoi aldermen also iavored -having .Pctrosino's body .lie in state in Hall -fpt; a period of two ,of are.pouring was tdlcen the "contingent fund of the Police Benevolent Association and forwarded 'to -her .as .a" of respect today by. the president of the -Mayor and Police Commissioner Bingham "both "wrote extending sympathy and ex- pressing .appreciation of Petrosmo s CITY ANpr QI3TRIOT, a large turn-out present at the regular" 'bf "the Ep- w.jrtn-Xeaffuc of Wesley. Church last niffht 'to hear Rev, A. C. Farrell, :B'. A..' of '-Mwlicinc Hat. Mr. who was listened "to so acceptably On Sunday, attain delighted his audience, an. nficlrujs. on Leacue work wcH calculated to the zeal of those who had the privilege of listening to Mr: Farrell is a most forcefii 1 'speaker and his: pointed Thomas RarkJle. who owns a T'anch close to anil is in for a few weeks. HP reports looking excellent for this timerof the year. There was practically no low this winter. The recent slight fall. snow-already nearly melted-, has benn of creat Ixmofit to stock on the open fMr.. Itanfllft rode 110 miles across countrj> and in that from north to thu'piTichers and farmers are the prospects which 'Arc cci tuto he had weiffhbor miles but now each Jncomfmr train brings an influx of settlers and the country is filling up fast. Many farmers are (toinjt out upwards of fifty miles and appre- ciate the assurance of the Liberal iro- vcrnmemt for more 'The report of the market committee met with- the approval of the coun- cil last niffht except that the fee "for stalls was lowered from 50c. to 25c. .The report recommended that Frank be appointed market mas tcr to. taJce full char-ire of. sales and all sales tor the .city at per month .-salary -April 1st, 1909. and that ..R monthly statement be giv- en by market master of taken. by sales and from all resources of .market 'buildiris. To prevent .loose hay. .from, being blown arocnd.'. the' cifc.vithe committee recommended that-, a bylaw be passed proh-Jbltiiift- any loads -of hay- stand! ajr stand iii stix-ets or lanes within the city of !Letbbridce while owner is trying; :lo -sell same, and that space be granted within the boundaries of lots for all 'agricultural' products -offered', for sale in load, lots, ;f0r- '.u v fee to; .be fixed for room, for teaiti aad wagon while such products, said.. fee, to be fixed by market -master, subject approval, of city council Fees 'were provided Tor by the rec- ommendation 'that Sales of horses. sheep, chickens and farm iniple- be hei'd week. In the_ City Market and that after yard" charges are pnicl, the commission to be. per- cent for the city and the balance to auctioneer, and that .a- nxed chareo be made'' oh all live aiwj dead stock .entered for> sale. An. entry fee of 5 cents per head on horses and cows, 1 cent pei- head for pins', ami chickens. and a fee of 25c. per stall be .changed. In. conversation with the market master this, moraine; .he .expressed a desire to see. all sales of .stock held at the market instead of at various liverv'- ifeirns and other places. The are.; placed at the-" market" for the 13 pfjthe public and the market master" would like to see -weekly _sales of live stock conducted.. .J.. A'ld. .JbCinjj p-ave' notice of motion, to- have the departments." of the, council report monthly. He also brouRJit up the question- of Caving all the houses in the city numbered. Steps taken in this regard in the near :fu- HARDSHIPS IN THE FAR NORTH Awful Hardships the Arctic Re- gions In Winnipeg, March Indtuas dead from a strange at .Fort Chippawa, and several hun- dred in the other four post? of the Hudson Bay Co. in the Mackenzie Riv-ir district, is the startling news brought Lorn, the far. by Angus BrafcTiut, inspector of trading posts ;ov the Ku'Jsoji's Bay Company 4n the Mackenzie River district, who ar- rived hi Wiiiiipyg today. There are nine other posts in the district which will not heard frm until the river in and the late advices from there were early in October, arid alre-idy the scourge had started to in Uts deadly work. Hunters on. trail are suddenly, stricken with it, and trappers in the bush are with fatal results, withi'i a hours. In a country where 85 per. cent, "of the population gain a. living from, the Hudson's Bay-Co. by the furs sell, it is _a serijiis-thing when- the fur catch is practically nothing. This is the. con. dition this year, and Brabant says' that less- than one per' cent, of the people-are engaged in trapping. They have all turned to fishing, but the AN EXCITING RUNAWAY Another exciting runaway took place A dray" team was standing on Round Street. Ajri auto- mobile co piinc along, stopped directly behind them, but: just -then started, and -went careenijag down. iRounci St. There were several inir- aculous escapes and a few brave at- "tempts to stop them. They contin- ued in their .mad career to London :Ilpad and returned back north on CJrabb St. where they were finally! shopped. Tt no "harm was' W. C. tIMMONf, tx-M.P.P., Utmr Hull Tonight. fish too are exceptionally scarce. Lynx said to be responsible for the scarcity of furs, for once every seven ivars, "for some .unaccountable vii. they track towards the east, not in a band, but singly, covering a owatch of some two hundred or more ihiles in and killing off any :inimal in the swath from east to west. This has been the hardest winter even- experienced in the Mackenzie River district, according to the old- est- Indians. For two months the thermometer averaged 38.below zero, and frequently dropped to 70 below. in this weather the Indians' -were afraid to venture from, their, shanties, and to add to the troubles the snow- fall was'phenomenally-'deep. A BAP ACCIDENT A young man work- ing for John Gunu and Sons, met with ti serious misfortune this fore- noon in a compound fracture of his Jog- below the knee. some way he cot tangk-d in the spokes of a waeon wheel. He was removed the Gait Hospital. It is thought amputation is no-t necessary. ROOSEVELT'S VISIT TO ITALY Causes Dismay In the Italian Police Circles Xew York, .March World prints a cablegram from London which was written by the Daily Chro- nicle correspondent at Milan. "The Italian police are in a state of trepi- dation over .Mr. Roosevelt's arrival in Naples early in April and they learn with dismay that the ex-President's wife and three children intend to so- journ in South Italy until June. Ev- ,ery effort will be iriade to dissuade Ivfr. Roosevelt from scttiog foot in Sicily and the earthquake region. "The Messina district from time im- riieinorial has the stronghold of Mafia and in view of the ex- Presifient's strenuous campaign again movement would frrave risk." be attended with a secret criminal associations, are opening at Saskatoon. building -permits have taken out this year. A family will live in almost every building for which permits have been taken. A. C- RUTHERFORD, P.-e-nier of' Education. Members bfthe Alberta Government five of whose sup- porters were-elected yesterctay HON. W. T. FINLAY Minister of Agriculture.. DorandoBeat New York, March :In taie" Madi- son Square Garden, before ten thou- sand spectators, a large majority of whom were 'his compatriots; Dprando Pietri -tojilghr, defeated Johnny '.Hayes in. the rubber 'match for Marathon supremacy., >ihe' race- was at the reg- ulation -distance, .26 m'iles 385 yards, ;run over a ten-lap track.: Both men. were in .excellent -conditiori, From the starter's- gun until; the end "of "the race the Italian .led the Am- erican boy. In. the.: seventeenth, .mile- Dorando started a heartbreaking spring, which Hayes was unable to follow, and--.before.sh_alf "a'.-'mile -had been run', the foreigner had, gained., a- lap. Again :-in .the eighteenth, after he had taken a breathing, ;the Italian again set "a pace whick Hayes was .unable to follow, ;arid added. Jin- other lap 'to his lead -Henceforth -to -the end': Dorando merely jogged -be- hind :Hayes; laps: in -easy fashion.- two; ONTARIO GOVERN- MENT OBJECTED Ottawa, March Ontario Government today opposed the bill of the St. Mary's and Western On- tfirio Kail way Co.-for power to'coh- ST. u'ct a. number of branch lines, HON. C. W. CROSS Attornsy-General. Death Of Popular Young Man HON. W. H. GUSHING, Minister of Public Works. JOE GANNON RE-ELECTED It is much regret that the re- t port of the death.' at the Gait Hos- pital Tjiis.inorniu.jr of Walter Stewart from jvn attjick of pneumonia will ibe heard bv the -people of The end. was not unexpected as tie younff man had been the hospital since December with lung trouble. 'The. deceased, was a popular young: man, and was well known in. athletic circles, being .one" .of- th'e best lacrosse players: For .some time he has been employed, on the post .office ttafl. His brother, Vis now chief mail the local office. Addison and son shipped, the body 3" RUSH RS The stream' of settlers continues to flow into ;this E; Thorop- .son went to one car this moiTiing. -X: jicKnutz had four cars biilwl-to Magrath, "David Dnaike" Curtailed Washinaton DC March 15. -After '-.t solved to form a ranch for at- .''1.40 B. .C., the home ot' -the ;.deceasod.- for interment. CLARESHOLM NOTES A meeting of farmers to form branch ..of .the United Farmers of A rVerta was held here today1'when Hugh CITY AND DISTRICT. Miss Maude Fierce, daughter Pierce, has returned from Calvary where she has been attending college. The Methodists of Fernie are cell- ing for tenders for the erection of a brick church to take the place of the building burnt in the fire last August. ...Messrs. Haley and liursen of North Dakota were in town today closing a deai for the store property of H, A. Driwrs, at Grassy Lake. .These men have thy push of the American busi- ness nieii who are picking up good lo- cations in the district. Alf. E, Smith, who has for several been associated with the print- ing business in this city, left last niefet'for.Vancouver., B.C., to accept a lucrative position. Alf. was fore- man of the Western Stationery Co. when he-left-the-city.'. Mrs. Smith will go to Vancouver later. Mr. Smith will be much missed in musi- cal as .well as m typographical cir- cles. Death has intervened in the home of Mr., J. H. Davidson, pf North Ward. His beloved wife passed away at 6.30 yesterday morning and he desires it to be kuown among hjs friends that the funeral will take place from their residence on Wednesday afternoon at 2.15 and will be followed by n funer- al procession; to'the Army Hall, where the funeral service will be held. Friends will accept this intimation. W. H. Johnston.who has managed the local branch of the A. Carruthers -Co.'s warehouse ever since it was opened, leaves -in a week to take charge of a large warehouse which the TO RE VISE THE TARIFFS IN U.S. President Taft's Mes- sage To Con- SUPERINTENDENT OFBOEEVARDS Council Makes Appointment -Events Of Council Washington, March Taft's message to Congress today is as follows: "To the and House of I have convened the Congress in this extra; session in order to enable it to jrive their con- sideration to the revision ley Tariff Act. Conditions production, manufacturers and busi- ness generally have so twanged in the last twelve years as to require.- an adjustment and revision of the import ant duties imposed by that act: with the other sources of government enue does not furnish, income enough to pay the expenditures. By July 1 next, the! excess of expens- es over receipts- in the "current fiscal year will eoual- The successful party. inrtihe'.Jatfe election is pledged a revision of- the tariff. The country and businessi community especially expect it. The prospect of a. change in the rates of-import -dut- ies always causes a halt in business because of the uncer- tainty as to changes to be made in their effect. I .therefore believe it to ibe of.thw highest importance that new bill be agreed upon .'and passed with as much speed as con- sistent with due and .'thorough.-..consid- eration." All members of the city -coun- cil were present at the regular meet- ing, last night with the exception of Aid. Adams who is out of the city. A deputation from" the North" Ward asked that the' motion re the instal- lation of warier light .west. of Westminster Road be reconsidered. They claim that .last year's council promised them that they .would re- ceive attention whea the petition- call- ed for trorn. seventy-five, to., .one hun- dred'., vliirhts.: have-that number now and that..sev- eral new buildings will- (jo; up within the next few months'. The people who live north of Mc- Kay Sti, .which is not in the pity lim its v want to be taken into> the corpor- ation. The clause in the incorpora- tion act exempting that section from taxation does not expire for two .years J'he_council looked -with .'favor on proposition that that-district be; tafc- n into the .corporation and th6 mat- BOARD OF HEALTH REORGANIZED Three Citizens Not on Board. Acting on a reconvinendation from the Board of Health the City Council last night appointed three, citizens-tp act on-the Board. also carried out the Board's suggestion that these citizens be appointed, for two and one year respectively. .Dr. Gial- braith was appointed for three years. J-. H. Fleetwood for two .years, and Hugh MacBeth for one year. The city secretary-treasurer will not be on the Board in the future. wniwGUP THE REVOLVER ter.- will into; The tion will be dealt with at: Thursday riiifht's. 'committee; meeting. .J1 L. Thompsos, stated that: wea- ther metal strips for. the nre hall would cost His written .report was The apfiointment 'of J> H. Mitchell as Developments In Kinrade Case-New Story Is Told Hamilton, March small army of workmen from the-.-.Board of accompanied and "conjmanded by detectives, marched to the Kinrade' home this morning. When they got ready to open up the sewer in an superintendent .of parks j effort to find the missing revolver, it vards at? a salary" of a month started to snow, and ..the men refused was Mr: work- in, the snow, so it was decid- weli recommended., ed to call digging operations off ior The acting officer reported j -Cfrown Attorney Washing- he hacl looked -into and remedied thelton said this morning that the in- complaint regarding the cesspools be gone oa with on Fri- Kiveryiew .Addition and aisked'-to but all probabdity it the engineer report on the advisabil- Bother night. before all ity: of sewer, in that section evidence would be in: Detec. The letter was' the ate Io0rkin? lor two more tnt- eer with that he 1 a maix to seen- Ethel eight blocks from the f- 01 a sewer on houge about three 0-clock afternoon of the murder; while an- other says that he saw-Miss Kinrade .engine; regarding defects leave the house abGQt -three-o-'clock ton Street. the. was referred to the fire chief to sup-i of j- mectin.g on the objects of city' wiU advertise its and S. L.. also readv a com- rnunicatfon received from the; secre- Association. journey downtqwn. Detective this morning made positive that there would" be -one of.the rtornuest sessions iWftJJ history the House of. Representatives one .car to and, j today a resolution Kruntz pine- were 'ainfchded: in .several D'ice'one car LethbVidge. K.-. W. iampo.rtaiit particulars. The amend- Damitx car to 3Eilk Jliver. ments make three important changes. it established Aa- calendar for unanimous consents, effect of which '..'is to enable a raatf to have: a proposed resolution b.rpught before the' House, without, to. the. Speaker for recognition. Second- ly.: when consideration of a bill is concluded and the previous question ordered, the rules -heretofore have, provided for a' commit with holtn; :bu tto defer Active organization Getting For Trouble Washington, March Ad- clection. The rnwating that political matters should he liarfod The So- ciet3' is in connection with the Grain Growers' Association.. J. W. Martin An Inspector or without instructions. The. new rule .J. W. Martin, formerly Dominion ministration' has decided to. minority the-preference is the naval force American making such a motion, and to en- to six to get a record-vote. the a'ssuraiic'as'of-Nicar-i Other effects are it protects the peaceful intentions towards! calendar Wednesday by requiring, a instead nl a majority vote land offices. He has recently been ________________ !o set it .appointed inspector for Alherta and A. J. McLean, of Tabcr, the plenty 'of loach's ;-in- noTMloht has assistant to R. E. A. the inspector of. Dominion proceed with .the carrying several new witnesses at the inquest out of the report of the engineer on on Friday, but will not say what the- '12 putting, down of --'-new. cement and witnesses will testify to. St. Catharines, March the Also of. laying sew- afternoon Ethel Etorade was mnrder-' 4 jiiuici was uiuruei- The Mayor and Secretary Treasurer ed at Hamilton, a strange man tra- were aVpoI-Dted. an assessment commit veling this way on the train from- tee to confer with the assesser in the Hamilton, a hig revolver from revision cr-the assessment roll. j his pocket and flourished and The Building Inspector reported said to the man to whom, he "was talk- reported that-permits to the extent'ing, "'That's xthe way we deal with of 'taken out in..Janu-'girls who go back on us down in Vir- arv arid the February-permits to ginia." The man. in question very i6o; well answered the description, of Ethel Kinrade's murderer as given granted 8100 for overtime durinc1 the after by her sister Florence. past few months. I The above report, said to have r- [emanated from a young lady living ijn r stixfr-e i i-rc niruiAi 'near Jordan, who teaches achool, and ,HILL GIVES ABSOLUTE been OJJ the gnd A. "L. Haynes.-city accountant was Winnipeg, March -S. J. Hill ab-'the is- in. circulation W Jil HI LfCti., J.J.----w u XA.A-L-L J.A-I- Lands Agent in this city, is in Leth-. denies that he has cot con.' today, and whether there is anything bridge Mr-i trol of the. Crow's Nest Goal Co. i in it can't he ascertained. The hor neighbors, ix-r rGcu trict. XVMS in the city las-t night. for Lethbridge dis-; v.r. Cannon preceding, the' adoption of rules. Jar.stabs asr Saskatchewan. A MEETING FOR AT THE LABOR HALL Commencing At A. Buchanan and W. C. Sim- mons Will Speak Opposition Speakers Invited To Attend young lady in question, while recog- i nizing the significance of the inci- dent, it- is said on the advice of. her family was keeping the matter quiet, fearing lest she should become in- volved in undesirable-fiiOtOriet-y. GRASSY LAKE NOTES Lake. March est thing of tho season was the ball given-bv the Grassy Lake Football; Club last Friday night. Many of the elite, from Lolhbndge, Taber, Bur were present and all had a good time Two carloads of settleVs: effects un- loaded here last week and mpro are expected. this wwk. The new settlers are ttrrivinff from Dakota. Minnesota other points daily. j The Mormons a fine new; here.- W. A. BUCHANAN, Liberal Candidate, Who Will Speak in Labor Hull Tonifht. returned to "Grassy Laltie .a 'to the city.' The ferment arc -all for spring work. Ten babies were born in Grassy Lota district within seven days, iMt week. At that rate Grassy Ijjte will .soon city. ;