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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IIL Lethbridge, Alberta. Thursday, March 17, Number 81. MAKE THE Y. M. C. A. FUND UP TO FORTY THOUSAND TO-NIGHT UNANIMOUS ONCE Government Acceded All the Insurgents7 Edmonton, March a bitter three-hour fight, the insurgents yes- terday gained two important lions in the formation of a royal mission to investigate the Oreut Wa- terways deal. The scope of tue en- quiry is widened from i'.s former li- mit to the guarantee oi 'he houo's only to include every particular of the deal from the time of the if i n a- tion of the company. They also .gained tho .privilege oi applying to a commission tor legal representation at the inquiry, a i.i> vilege not granted by the original res- olution. As a result of their light they have now a resolution which de- mands an inQUiry not limited tu the mere contract for the tuirantee of the bonds and the negotiations fol- lowing, but which will probe nook and corner of the Great ways deal, which will bring out ev- ery detail and particular .if the deal from formation and organization of the company up to' the ores em; tme, which will force everybody ever con- nected in the least way n nh the Al- berta and Great Waterways Company into court. have a resolution now which that the Its own counsel as did oriVinal but-goes farther and JOHN WREN SENTENCED FOR TWO YEARS The District Court held a night session last night. The evidence was concluded und the counsel on 'both sides summed up the case. His Hon- or Judge 'Winter reserved judgment ti'l! tills aftei-noon but said he was quite satisfied Longed to the tli at uhe Molnlyre. horses ranch and would make an orcer tout they be- retiinjed to tlie same. John Wren, the prisoner, gave evi- dence in regard to how he secured the 'horses and contradicted some of the.evidence (for the prosecution. He claimed that he did not understand the warning of Inspector West at the trial in the Barracks when 'the pris- oner pleaded guilty. Still he claim- ed that lie pleaded guilty because lie is lightened and because he had been told that his poor mother was paying for his defence. Inspector West was called to give eridemie in regard to his warning the prisoner at ihe.irial when he pleaded guilty even though both lawyer and magistrate told him to say that he reserved Iris defence. iie was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary at Edmonton. C. F. P. Conybeare. appeared for the Crown; W. C. Simmons tor the -Molntyre ranch and W. V Poapst for the defence. the con- MONEY COMING IN THOUSANDS FOR Y. M. C. A. City's Business Men Hustling Y. M. C. A Funds Along- Citizens Urged To De- cide Quickly For Large Amounts DEPUTATION OFF TO THE CAPITAL Will kterriewthe Govemnent Regarding Land Tides Dice This morning a 'deputation left for Edmonton to see the government in regard to the Land Titles Office for j this city... Yesterday a telegram was j received from Hon. W. A. Buchanan say in" that an interview could be ar- j ranged and urging the delegation to come at once. Accordingly a deputa- tion left including C. F. P. Cony- jbcare representing the lawyers. Aid. JC. B. Bowman, .representing the real estate men and W. C. Simmons nl-p- resentine the Board of Trade in the !place of C. G. K. Nourse who was unable to go. PIN CHER PREACHpR FOR OPPOSITION IS SUPPORTING GOVt Pinchcr March the evening service in St. John's Episca- nominations in the community since coming to Pincher Creek over three 'last Sunday the rector, frears ago. His scholarly attributes unassuming manners have won for him the greatest esteem and re- spect from all with :iev. W.. G. James, B.A., created con- siderable surprise among the mem- bers by announcing that he had ac- cepted a call to Prince Rupert, where ie goes to assume the duties of as- sistant to the Bishop of Caledonia. The reverend gentleman, who intends, who intends leaving for Prince Rup- ert next month, has bcqome very pop- ular with all classes and various de- whoin he has come in contact, and in his departure the community will experience a loss not easily repaired. Much of the en- terprise among the 'members of St.' John's in their calculations towards building their proposed new church was due to the unflagging zeal and energy of their clever'young minister, j I In Stand Taken With Regard To Tariff War INSURRECTION BROKE OUT IN PENITENTIARY The Y.M.G.A. thermometer weatJNo. 3. S.'.J. Shepherd up seven degrees yesterday and ought No.-i. F.. A. Maxwell to crowd the forty thousand [No.. 5. J. D. Higinbotham tonight. Fifty men were present a.ti'tfo. Dr. W. S. Galbraith the'lunch yesterday and voted uhaa- No. imously to complete the canvas by No. Saturday night. The only danger is No. 9. that people will delay making their contributions and necessitate evtra calls. The canvassers are Very busy men and it is not fair to come a second time to get Dr. J. S. Stewart 0. D. Austin T. S. McKenxie them that the commission may hear j tion. A united puU which .it. may deem ne-j part of the entire community ?wil} cessavy in respect to the public. The.'trihg success; by -following is '.the 'amendiripat Only two more than- jThis is the resolution which the of their campaign. House smashed all previous is-advisable in the public interest campaigns. Let inquiry should-be made for the a'high standard for the next Pose: of whether icampuignv two to follow if any, what officer or officers or withm: the next thirty" days and we members of. the Legislature of should. set the pace for them'. ei 'Tea hi''-No.: 8 leads in the returns rectiy or indirectly bv themselves or- _. 4-i r j yesterday with No. .3 and No. 5 through- others m the creation. close behind. Team B. of o berta the" .vouhk" men stepped to the front 5n Tcsterday's returns and the latest Capt. J. E. YOUNG MEN'S TEAMS H. Kelly Capt. L. Cope 440 tV D. R. Ware 552 p. 4. L. Johnson 134 E. JVMcBeth 537 F. 'A. Gr Virtue 267'" G. Dr; J. E. Lovering 290 AMOUNT NOW STANDS AT Tlie Y.M.C.A. campaign is 985 going merrily on and .there are good hopes of-reaohinjj the 1.725 3> fifty thousand mark by Satur- 525 'day night. There big 11.785 crowd at' al- though' there was a general meeting of the Board of Trade on at the same time. The announcement.of a gift of by Mrs: Henderson, 4. wife of the late mayor, was received with applause. Ar- rangements were made-lo pre- vent waste of efforts by work- ers in seeing horn oth- ers have, in-tow. Carefully Prepared Plot Frustrated By Jap Prisoner-Desperate Conflict Be- tween Guard and Desperado Edmonton, March the moment to see "that the other con- strictest secrecy has been maintained vic'ts were secure, by the penitentiary authorities in re-1 Instantly the attack was renewed Ottawa, March likelihood of a tariff war with the United States consequent upon the alleged intention, of that country to impose the m'axi- i mum provisions of the Payne law af- ter March 31, as a result of the so- called discrimination of the Canadian trade convention has arous- ed much comment here. The Opposi- tion is disposed to support the gov- ernment and not grant one iota of concession. It is felt that t the ed SUtes by the inspired despatches, .is merely putting up a gigantic qlufi. But .the.sen-am of the eagle will on deaf ears. The concensus erf 'opin- ion here on both sides is that the United States has everything to lose and nothing to gain by a trade-battle with Canada. FUNERAL OF JOHN HOUSTON AT NELSON gard to an which took attack place upon a guard week ago last This, campaign is being watched j from all over Canada. To finist it' up successfully by Saturday night would be one of the greatest pieces of advertising that could be done. We cannot afford to fail in this effort, from the standpoint of civic pride, if i for no other reason. We will not fail 1. at the headquarters tomorrow at noon i and again at six o'clock when arrange- ments will be-made for the fin- al clean-up on Saturday. Up to the time of going to press the amount pledged and. turned in is and guard and'prisoner clinched and rolled together in deadly encounter. What the sequel would haye been Monday, there is the best of author- ity for stating that the affair was of a much more serious character than the officials are willing to admit, in- volving nothing less than an organ- ized plot on the part of many of .the hundred and six or so prisoners in the main corridor to break'away from i tablished between of by- their cells. The scheme has been la ''prisoner- who evWentiy been had no help been forthcoming-is easy to guess for many of the other coa- victs were already effecting cape from their Cecils. wooden Communication been'es- their cells. The scheme has been hatching for some time past and. the convicts in a .number of; cells it is stated had secreted pieces of iron and other tools by which to effect their self; release. The main: facts of the affair have' been partially known for a week past but, pending authentica- tion publication has been withheld. The matter is now under considera- a 'prisoner- who working on ;the. past and poiixied to ty's oeing eventually Sheer force of numbers. JAP TO .THE RESCUE But relief from another quarter Last Honors Paid Former Prominent Citizen and Provincial Frgure Nelson i funeral 'Joan Houston took plafce yesterday afternoon at Ml (business places closed for' two bours T and lUags appeared at half mast. The, ;jpall were did timers. fThe mayor and cdty council fofiowed and a: 'lencphly, procession of ditizena were IB HARVARD PROFESSOR DEAD. March 'fi! Morgan, P.H.D., L.L.D., professor of at" Harvard heart disease at the at hand. A -little Japanese convict i residence of Daniel 'B. Fearing.- in this who by exemplary record had gained tcty, where he had. been-Tisiting.' Pro- for himself the confidence of the pri- son officials and who had been ap- if the mothers and fathers, the em- ployers of who is II rr" Stt., and Railway Co- or m makmK pt or entering into or car- arrival, Tekm- with rytng out: o certain -contract 'between Y r v- j the .overnment of the province and carryinR the Hag, made proud of LethbrWge-will hcartily'co- Alberta and Great Waterways Rail- if Ware i operate. Remember it is easier to i 0" a ihis campaign now, while the. siandms oi teams Whines- enthusiasm is running high, than at (la' iany time in the next five years. Four Naismith, chairman (thousand men and boys appeal 2. 435} to you to help them make this cam- Y.M.C.A. THERMOMETER !DAILY RECORD IN Y. M. C. A. CAMPAIGN FUND .way for the guaranteeing of the se- curities of the said company or the sale thereof or in proceeds thereof, or the amount realized for the disposi- j tion or sale of the said securities or j otherwise howsoever in connection I with the said company. j He it resolved that the, Lieut.-Gov- ernor-in-Council be requested to ap-i point a commission consisting of i Hon.-L. G. Scott, Mori. H. Harvey and Hon. X. U. Beck, ihrce of the justices'of -the .Supreme Court'of Al- berta, to make.-.inch inquiry'and that said commission all the powers mentioned in Section 2 of the act respecting inquiries con- cerning public- matters, .being? Chapter Statutes or Alberta. 1UOS, and in addition such .power- and au- tlidfitv- saitl would have if acting as justice of said court in; relation to a cause or matter in to make a report to the Lieut.-Governor-m.-Council in re- spect of matters herein, before recit- ed for information of the Legislature. The selection of counsel lo assist in conductinp; the said inquiry shall be. made by said commissioners but the said commissioners may hear other counsel than those selected ir they deem it advisable in the public inter- ests to do. 2- paign a success. Is Your Son Worth To You In thinking over this .prob- lem oi nwv Y. XI..C. A. that is to cost has it ever occurred to you thai in giving your hard earned xjfcmost cent of it that you can are doing your tfiare in an edifice tlrat ;is ,ns miagnet for YOUR" OWN SON? Tlie boy you have watched :growinsr month by who sliould Me go j would foreafc your heart, and ihrirrg tihose gniy hairs into prominence and -Che yearning Hook into your o-herrcvise clear eyes? Father and mother think (Mrefuiiy upon the personal side of this momentous ques- we are not asking .in impossibility or even ge.-ifral thing. It is for your hoy we are is -the future .mainstay of this great country. -Canada want-s men {'iUed with the spirit of God- pride :mrt absolute honor. is lie to get it. aM? At home, you say? Yes. hut will lie remember it In questionable places, 'issocnted with xindeitir- able companions? To -tliiis, we frankly say NO! and this is our .point: W'hen jyour is away from your home influence we want him in the Y. C. A., the institution that will follow up and -strengthen your teach- ings. Dwell carefully ;md prayerfully upon this great question and decide before Saturday niglit 'to do your ut- most for him and the ibattie will be won for flhe Y. M. C. A. ami your boy perhaps iwon to a higher, purer, more useful life 11 50.000 4S.OOO 40.000 by the minister of justice and further developments .are expected (Pointed cook for the prisoners the next fewdays. It was on 'completing his work in the kitchen. March 7th, at 5.30, after wnen the trouble broke out. Hearing the racket he rushed to the telephone to communicate with the deputy'warden, Cummings, who ar- two tiers and accommodating 106 pri- rived on the scene a few moments soners that tin: guard was requested .later .revolver in hand. Desperate, by one of the prisoners to close the him to fire but the deputy hesitated. the guard and fecsor Morgan waa bom in Providence in- 1S59.- John B. Dharty had been qn duty for about half an hour's time in the large cell block containing cells arranged in window at ihr end of the corridor. Dharty prepared to comply and was in the act of doing so when his at- was attracted by a loud rattl- >inc; noise on the bin's of one of the iippci- cells. This was given as n .warning by a prisoner who did not wisli lo -si-c the pliant 'harmed, for 25000 20.000 A moment later the convict were j unclinchcd. ;-5.r> slunk back to the_.cell from which he had .sallicid forth a few min- utes before. A search of ct-lls revealed the fact that many of the convicts had con- wlu-n the guard turned he found him- i wi-apons of a crude character, !sclf face to face with convict 3f> i into their cells, and that- (Jann's wlio had torcwl an was in readiness for an exit from his cell and stood there insurrection. preparing to strike the guard with a' came out- of the encoun- har oi iron which he held in his hand. 'n a hadly bruised condition. The by surprise Dhariy obeyed the jsaim' .night or the next morning he felon's order to "stand up against the Was .condemned to punishment cell window." -when- he has hfen in darkness since "I am going to get even with time, his arms shackled and the convict, said, striking i hanging from the walls of the cell Dharty a heavy blow with.the. iron, !in anything but a ;OM- FAMOUS NERVE SPECIALIST DEAD. Philadelphia, March Whar- ton Siniiler, of this city, famous as a nerve specialist, died to-day after three weeks' illness from heart disease. Al- though born in Philadelphia, Dr. Sink- ler fought in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, serving in the Second South. Carolina Regiment. He 63 year old URUGUAY CONSUL TO UNITED STATES DEAD. BaUmore, March Fruden- co De Murguiondo, consul from Uru- guay to the United died at' his home here last night after a short ill- ness, of pneumonia. Senor De Mur- guiondo was not a native of Uruguay, though he represented that country.for many years. Me was born in Buenos Ayres 70 years ago. 3000 ZERO EVERY MAN A BOOSTER ja poker, according to'statement of; I warden, which he held. The guard was able to partially avert the! ;'force of tho blow and the coa- "billy'1 which he always car- riod, striking the convict twice smash EMMETT Says BLAMES MISS BERTHA jing the baton across McQuillan's Ihead. A large thermometer'that will show I for me, Mr. jihe daily record of the Y. M. C. A. moaned, roljmg on the (Building Campaign Fund has been anil not suspecting the feint hut iplaced on the Headquarters building, I rather believing that the man was the combat, the guard !turned his back to his assailant fora tion. Hi-S only respite is during meal hours and at night when he sleeps on the hare floor oi the and lie is not. the only one ainoni; tlie insurrec- tionists who have been condemned to j severe punishment. i The -Japanese it is expected will I soon receive his pardon and MCLEAN When Did the Shooting Refused to Marry Her Winnipeg, March the Em- shooting being heard at I the Assize court Emmett testified that Bertha McLean had confessed to hhn passages in rtier jpasr .life. He then told her that fae I could noi marry her. Alter this he felt :i stinging in the back King Victor Emamiel will give a head and rememhered no more dinner in honor of former President j until he regained consciousness. feoosrvHt on the occasion W the lat-i 'He also claims Miss McLean ter's visit to Rome. ;confessed .to having shot herself. ff- SOME OF THE MEN WHO ARE BOOSTING FOR THE Y. M. C. A. J. R. ANDERSON F. A. MAXWELL MAYOR ADAMS C. G. K. NOUFtiiE DR. GALBRAITH A. B. STAFFORD ALD. G. M. HATCH ;