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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta e Daily Herald 7; Volume III. LetUbridge, Alberta. Friday, March IS. 1910. Number 82, LIBRARY WAS DISCUSSED AGAIN (SMASH Y.M.C.A. THERMOMETER TO-MORROW MARK WAS PASSED LAST NIGHT Y.M.C. A. THERMOMETER TARIFF WAR WITH Action To Be The Unemployed Men Question Grand [Rally To .Finish Campaign To-Mor Citizen Is Expected To Do Duty To Young Men Of the City After tho minutes had JxiCn read at the general Board of Trade meeting this afternoon, T. S. McKenzie asked why the Carnegie library matter had been turned down. He moved that the president head a delegation to the city council to discuss the'matter with that body. H. J. Hoodc sec- onded his motion. W. A. Blenner- Llassett, E.- U. Rylands, A. Tilley, R. Nimmqns, Pres. Bourse, and oth- ers supported the motion for immed- iate action. Carried by a big ma- jority. Bcnlon Hatch, secretary of the lo- cal real estate exchange, said that NOT TO EXPROPRIATE NORTHERN WATER POWERS. Ottawa, March Commee'f bill to incorporate the Rainy River rail- in I railway was finailly reported by the railway committee io-day in an amended form. The promoters of the bill agreed to acept the power clauses which have been inserted in a recen; j railway legislation. The company will not have the right to expropriate waier powers, bill announced The opponents of the that they intended to discuss the water power question fully in the house. DAILY RECORD IN Y. M. C. A, CAMPAIGN FUND PACIFIC AND BAY tion approving.of publicity work be- ft A f f 11T a IT ing done and urged a substantial KAIL WAY grant to the Board of Trade lor pub- j licity purposes. ABOUT THE UNEMPLOYED L. L. Asquith brought up the mat- i tcr of a letter in the local press com-1 ing from one of the labor unions; speaking of the number of unemployed "in the city. If this were true the j Board ought to know of it but H it I were not true the statements should be contradicted. j President Notirse said that the po-j licy of the Board of Trade had been j __________ to fill up the district around the city j anil had made and were making no ef- Prince .Albert, Sask., Mardh fort to bring workingmen to the city. Held of 'London, England, They were advertis.in- so as to bring his -wife and fa-mHy Forty thousand dollars in three days is not a bad record for the Y. M.C.A. campaign and that is what the thermometer showed last night. Even the pessimists now are beginn- ing to believe that we can win this campaign by tomorrow night. A good many people for one reason or another, have withheld their subfccrip- tiotts up to the present time, but will no doubt get them in.now. It is time to get into the game. Sympa- thy is a good thing, but subscriptions are better. This .is the biggest un- dertaking in the history of Lethbridge Let us keep it moving until tomor- row night. The daily returns have averaged Today and tomor- row ought to be larger as those who have been holding back will surely come forward and help make a great victory. Tomorrow will be evcry- body's day. If the canvassers fail 4S.OCO 40.000 SS.OOO CANADA IMPROBABLE Commission Recommended Minimum Rates -Pres. Taft In Awkward Macdonald's Interviews INSURGENTS STANDING FIRM 3QOOC 2S.OOO 20.000 IS.OOQ JOOO j Toronto, March 'Washington. 'special to the Globe says: "Conflict- ing advices from the tariff commis- sion, which is substantially the tariff, board of the treasury department and the department of state over the Can iadian'tariff leaves President Taft in the worst dilemna politically and dip- lomatically that has confronted the Republican administration in many years. From the outset there has been jea- lousy between the secretary of state and the tariff board in the settlement of the tarifi disputes with other coun- tries and in the present crisis, which MILLION POST CARDS FOR ST. PATRICK'S DAY Toronto, March million post civds passed through Toronto post of- cards passed through Toronto post of- fice within the last twenty-four hours; so that it is apparent that St. Pat- rick's day is observed somewhat in this city. There were ten wagons full last nighl.-thai left the genera! post office for trains. .Many cards were cancelled because of their ob- jectionable character in lampoolng the Irish. -5'' ZERO EVERY MAN A BOOSTER is in itself bad enough, the jealousy resulted in diametrically opposite rec- ommendations to the president. i Knowing the desperate policy or a trade war with a country in which A large thermometer that will show i we have so large and necessary a the daily record of Building Campaign the Fund piacta Qn Headquarters ito call on you drop in at the Head- __________ j quarters and give us your _____ [tion, or telephone we cury growl HnprahftTK Will Rpmn Thklwi11 send you a card Several came vpeiduuiia nm ucgm luia ,Q and Y0luiltcered thcir girts yester_ day. j Remember this campaign comes I once in a lifetime; the building will M. lias C. A.I been Spring-Officials On the Ground FUND REACHES MARK with jbe 'self-supporting if the fund jpleted, this is everybody's campaign, land if you ho your share will get a great victory. Every time the fund is increased by Sl.OOOtonior- row, the Lethbridge Laundry Co.'s trade, Professor Emery and Mr. Pep-j building per rciurned Washington convinced ...c rner'lthat the only course open to this! j to yield and grant our minimum tariff to Canadian shlp- ments. This report was approved by the j tariff board, of which Emery is chair- and in a conference of the mem- bers of the board with the president last Saturday they recommended thai the minimum rates be extended i HERCHMER MAYOR OF FERNIE AGAIN Delayed Municipal Election Was Held Yesterday -Keen Contest men to the city who would 'enter into etty this evenin Dr. here competition with merchants, manufac-.in connection -with the Hudson's Bay turers, bankers, and others who chief- j and Pacific Railway and will have ly composed the Board of Trade yet charge as medical superintendent no complaints were' heard from members. During; .the past year over all the construction camps in connection with the ibuilding of the ('Special to iMarcih the Herald.) Having realized their hope of reaching the mark last night the Y.M.C.A. com- by the president before >April 1, when m it tee is going out hot after our maximum will auto-i their ami of cleaning up the i matically go into effect against resulted in ejections steam whistle will keep that whistle blow. Help us, blowing all the whole thing tomorrow. There ada. They pointed out to the presi- time, gifts. We still1, need some more large Up to last night there was a-big bunch of enthusias- tic workers at luncheon today ami they got full of the idea dent that from an economic point of view this country could not afford a 'tariff war." i THE GLOBE EDITOR election for Mayor.- (Herchiner over J. L. Gates, proprietor of "the King 6Ed- had had the pleasure of entertaining road. representatives of eight banks who j When interviewed, here., tonight ohe were not then represented in the city. I doctor said: "We mean business and He thought the writer of the lejbter i think that before many weeks or in the local papers was misinformed I as soon as frost is out of the ground, as to the number of unemployed for ever'-.day in the Herald are advertise- ments for numbers of men. Mr. Nourse quoted from the Febru- ary Labor Gazette and showed that the wages paid in much higher than in which would indicate that there was you will see the plows at work in building the grade of the Hudson's Bay and Pacific ;RaiIiway. I am not prepared to more than eighty gifts of or over- each team getting 5500 be- That is splendid showing. the'day Us' over. If. this Ottawa.'March J. A.'Mac- high standard up if possible, but give 3> is.done. will editor of the Toronto Globe something large or small. They all count up. Everybody share in Lethbridge's should have a great victory. You will be proud of the building, Official standing of teams Thursday Mr. P. L. Nai smith, chairman ;ive out much informa- tion as yet and prefer to wait forj1N_' No. 1. No. 2. C. G. K. Nourse, capt. .No. 3. Lethbridge were-.Mr. chief engineer, of Lon other places, don, England, and A. J. Taylor, 6- C. R. Daniel S. J. Shepherd No. 7. S. 0. don, England. New York." not an ovcrsupply of labor available, j -Has the survey route been Wages here, according to the Gazette jpietedT asked the reporter, are thirty per cent, higher than in j flying survey has been Toronto, fifty per cent, higher Dr. Reid, "but it Is .the intention in the city of Quebec, and one htaid-jo5- ine engineer to organize red and sixty per cent, higher than jpanjes to complete tihe survey in the centres reported on from Nova i SOOT1 as j5e gets Scotia. -what route will be followed and .1. W. McNicol said that he believed jwhat will be the cost of the that if a census of the men seen on ..The Toad nm from Edmonton thcslrects and said to be unemployed j tQ Prince Albert and from here to men was taken it would show Pas and on to Fort nearly all of them arc miners and! Frpm there the Une w- others who are working night shifts j tlirougil Athabasca. We or else landseckers who are waiting! to do business at the land office. W. A. Blenncr-Hassett spoke of the 4. F. A. Maxwell 5. .1. D. I-Iiginbotham Dr. W. S Dr. .1. S. Stewart 0- D. Austin T. S. McKenzie 10- G- Hatch Dr. E.Levering j VOUN'G MEN'S TEAMS A. .1. H. Kelly, Capt. S200 1.075 I 1.860 890, 820 050 son be passed leaving only to raise tomorrow. Everybo- dy should be ready to through with as large a sub- scription as possible and should not wait for the canvasser to reach him. Telephone in the fact that you want to get into the game and .some one will get your, card in short order. Up to the time of going to press the figures are arrived here from Washington today- and who has discussed, the tarifi prob come with leaders of the governments Supt Primrose Of Mac Icod Named For Commission Edmonton, March Alberto government is now in the position of having to compromise with the; in- surgents upon almost every question which comes up. After the humiliat- ing'exhibition in the House yesterday when government under heavy pressure conceded eyery point to the insurgents in their demand lor a full investigation of .'the Great Waterways deal, chief among which concessions j was that allowing the right of the insurgents to apply for counsel, sev- eral members of the government side are said to be wavering and the po- sition ct the government in these cir- cumstances hanging to office as they are, only by, a majority of three, is xceedingly precarious. It would be fatal to the government it is felt on all hands, to allow any question to come to a vote in the House at this time. Consequently- thc government-is making every ef- "ort to compromise, with the hope .of, smoothing things over. Tonight they are .meeting, in caucus to endeavor to meet the insurgents in their demands for an adjourament of the houlse until the Waterways en-, quiry is over. The government do not want this question to come to a vote in 'the Mouse for they would surely suffer defeat if they opposed the proposal openly in the Legisla- ture. NEW RAILWAY BOARD The question of a railway commis- sion which shall handle the Great Wa- ward hotel and an alderman in the last councSl, by majority of forty. terways Railway is another question For aldermen Pat Kennedy headed On which it is believed the govern- the-poll with a total -of 291 followed I mcnt is- trying to -compromise, by L. W. McDonald, J. Morrison, j Premier has a resolution proposing Thos. -Beck, 'P. White and Fred Jobn-' himself with railway engineer Jones son running .in would avoid the imposing of a maxi- mum tarifi on the one side and the surtax, on the other. "During my visit 1 talked freely i with influential men like Senator Al-' and Senator Lodge, who were' members of the retiring council. Smith, of the insurgents, has a res- CALGARY FREIGHT HANDLERS WTLL NOT Calgary, March hundred jfreight the C. P. R. sheds Cluircllin. TW up propose up the territbo- and "esrimate the distance covered by The' B. B. L. Cope 460 C. D. R. Ware 6-12 D. A. L. -Johnston H5i 1C. F. MacBeth 006 F. A. G. Virtue 2S19 PREMIER WAS ASKED TO RESIGN iittigiiL .1 LUC ,held to represent the and-pat el-1 efl fiach Qn a gmKe cment in the Senate and found them Rftcrnoon. The slrike was quite as pronounced m their oyer ins5de Q. ihree hourS( but tion to a tariff war with Canada and a rea] gtrike whjle R as' strongly in favor of improving mefl who wheel trucks gQt the trade relations between these two Qf ,the At the enc? [countries as were "insurgents" like JQf the three hours the stacks Qf freight Senator Dollivcr and Senator tne.heds were getting rather nigh 1lette. CANNON7 IS "The .same is true The contest was' keen and lively' olution for an independent board men- but was free from all animosity. tioning no one. McDougall of the ___________________ j insurgents, is believed" to have, ano- jther resolution favoring the appoints ment .of Stocks and Chalmers, the provincial engineer, arid Mr. Prim-, rose, ex-Mounted Police Superintend- ent. Macleod, as the board. Stocks refused some time ago to act and it is believed the government are favor- able to Primrose in his place. INSURGENTS WILL NOT CON- CEDE The insurgents are not in a humor to concede any point in demands. ANXIOUS of the much .'and District Superintendent Mabarr They feel confident they are gaining (consented to give back-to the men in I strength and will stand out-for what ;abused speaker of the House of ixcy- [deduced from each rescntatives. Hon. Joseph J. montll All these men arc rcaliy per-' -their next month-s pay lne dollar hethcy want, man's pay. roll non. It is probable that the government will to the adjournment for six i weeks or so after the temporary es- ftimates have been passed. All de difficulty he. and other had in getting we expcct be abom 525fOOO! team secured i per mile. j that brought Total Capt. MacBi-th's team still holds seconn place. Dr. J. Lovering's (Spirial to lhe Herald) Kdmonton, Alta., March plexwl and anxious over the situation [ATTEMPTED MURDER I do not believe they foresaw the dif- j yHEN Apartments of the eovernmeat are no .ficultics which the new tariff legisla- -out of Mon has created. "llicv made no concealment in inR talk- the newspapers for publishing letters like the one spoken of without first finding out the facts for themselves and said tliat the city would get un- desirable, publicity thereby. He want oil thR papers to'publish a contradic- of the New tion giving the facts. who was in Chicago a gift of a piano reported hen- today that the support- ing with' me of their desire and hope their iotal up. The' crs of the government asked Premier i that better and freer trade arrange- young men's teams have averaged Rutherford to resign at a caucus last jnrnts, satisfactory to both countries Iv.mhfr man n'moei man> brought to fi loca I a iocai [hospital to-day with a bullet wound through his left NEW YORK CENTRAL HAVE RECORD BUSINESS Chicago, March C. Brown York Central O.'D. Austin of the Herald, stated that already- in the Herald ho had commented editorially on the matter pointing out that, the Board of Tradr- had not brought in working men to Ilicfity. He said that if any mem- bers of the Board wanted to make a statement that it. would bo published the same ns had the other letter. made the statement that the business- of the comiuiny over which'.he presid- ed, is the greatest in Their history and rhat there is every indication t.ha-' the tremendous tonnnge will continue Mr. Brown also declared that the rail roads have nothing to fear from tlir more than per day. This shows that they arc .very anxious to the Y.M.C.A. That is just one unique feature of the Y.M.C.A. It believes in helping those who help themselves. The young men are mak- i ing just as great sacrifices to get building as the business men, who give larger gifts. The Lynwoofl skatinc rink at Sim- night. Sonic announcement along would aficcted. Were the prospec- this line is anticipated within tho j tive cricis averted the larger question next day or It is understood j would receive consideration from she that, efforts will be made to adjourn leaders in the cabinet and in con- the House on Saturday until May, in grcss such as never was given it in order lo give the royal commission the past. GET DOWN TO Tin- House is developing a dency to get down to real leg-: business. The government to meet and takecv-i The attitude of Senators Aldrich and Lodge and Speaker Cannon was an opportune idencc. A. Buchanan. M.P.P., introduc-i also very significant, ed a deputation, of C. F. P. Cony- i "As for President Taft, he is a pro- bearo and Aid. Bowman to the Canadian in the best sense and the breast inflicted by Stefano Zandi, in camp near Wana- ;kena, last night. The latter escaped'again stalled for time in its resolu- jand his body was found This mornsnjr ition for the formation of a railway I near the camp with a bullet through board, the Premier saying he jhishead. Indications arc thar. tin? as jhavc an important announcement .to 'sailant committed suicide soon after I make today and Smith also agreed the attempted murder. The inillot i to hold his resolution for a railway tthat struck Augustus passed comjilefe- j hoard over till tomorrow.. With the ly through his borly. pic.rced Angelc expected'.warm debate on this import iDervelli, 'the proprietor of the camp and spent itself in ihe arm of his wife. cor, tlu> finest in Ontario, was de- mier this prosont, administration bill, which, inistroycd by fire this morning. Loss is .sen ten the morning, They pre- i position in which he isplaced by tho laimx of Lethbridge for a j apparent inflexibility of the law which ant question stalled in that manner the spectators hastily vacated the Nono of the injured are fatally hurt, benches ami the House settled down The Zandi? are not related and nOitn routii bis opinion, contains wise provisions. [S with, insurance 000. 'it SO glands title office, 'eri favorable. The Premier seem-; he has to .administer is to him un- distressing. 'canst' 1'or the attack is known. to routine business. (Continued on Page 1.) LETHBRIDGE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION l.ethbridge, Alta., Amount To aid in raising a fund of to erect and equip a fully modern Young Men's Christian Association Building for the City of Letbbridge, I promise :be sum of......................DOLLARS payable to the Treasurer of the Y. M. C. A. as quarter in March 1910, One Quarter n October 1010, One Quarter in March 1511, and One Quarter in October 1311 or in full................ Secured by Name Address Have you seen this? The success or faihire of tbis campaign will depend on what you do with this. PAY UP, CITIZENS OF LETHBRIDGE BUT YOU HE THOUGHT YOO BOOK :'M IT IS UP TO LETHBRIDGE CITIZENS NOW OR NEVER. YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO LET THIS CAMPAIGN FAIL PRIDE COUNTS FOR SOMETHING. ALL CANADA IS WATCHING THE RESULT. CO-OPERATION need no argument to convince you of the vr.Im- and of the Young Men's Christian Association in (ioiit? things. The newspapers every morning bring us evidence, from every pan. of ;ho world, of the fact that wha; a man could not possibly do akme for himself be easily do when he joins wirh others who are trying to do tho same thing for themselves. f Onf secret of the success of the Young Men's Christian Asso- ciation, as a force of civic, social and business righteousness lies in the fact of association. When many men strive together to at- tain a higher point of efficiency in life they all gain more than any one of them could possibly gain alone. T1 It's exactly the snme with dollars as with men; and your given for tbis Vork will give more than double its mint value by a-ssociation. j, ,i. j, A A A We're making this cuy better bj ii'mtviiis tVit young men jr. :t better. can get along without your help if we have to, but you won't get along as well without giving it. 1 T T T V If you want to give to this fund send us word of the amount and you may take eighten months in which to pay it. ;