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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald i> J Volume III. Lcthbridge, Alberta. Saturday, March Number 83. OPPOSED TO MAXIMUM TARIFF Do Not See Any Reas- on For Such An Action Toronto, March G. P. ham said to a, newspaper representa- tive last night: "While in Chicago 1 spoke to a large-number of leading business and railway men regarding the tariff issue between Canada and United States. One and all they of t-he opinion that no reason was apparent sufficient to make Pre- sident Taft impose on Canada the maximum duty, Canada''had done nothing they thought to deserve such treatment. These men were represen live and came from every state in the said the minister of rail- ways and Canals. CANADA'S POSITION Hamilton, Ont., March pro- posing a toast to Canada at a ban- quet of thc local branch of the Man- ufacturers' Association at Hotel Wal- dorf last night, Mr. Robert Hobson, formerly president of the Canadian. Manufacturers' Assoeiation, said that Canada was thc only country to which the United Slates has sent rep- resentatives to discuss the tariff ques- tion. That showed the growing import- ance of this country, particularly as in former years the condition of af- fairs had been reverse and Canada had sent representatives to Washing- Ion to beg for favors, instead of Wa- rhiii'i'.on sendine.to Canada. Th'-us were now as they should be. and if the government at Ottawa would only stand firm on the tariff question the future of Canada would be assured. THE Y. M. C. A. CAMPAIGN WILL BE A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS LETHBRIDGE CITY BILL PASSED Strenuous Efforts Being Made To Reach To-Night-Citizens Urged To Send Or Bring In Subscriptions The Y.M.C.A. Provision Made For Commission Form Of Government DYNAMITING IN QUAKER CITY Futile Efforts To Settle the Carmen's Strike Hurry! Hurry! campaign is just about over. There hundreds of people in the city who are able to contribute little or much to thc Y.M.C.A. fund who have! (Special to the' Herald.) Edmonton, Marcih Leth- bridge ciiy bill passed the legislature last might without any amendment of any importance toeing made. Tiie bill provides for the validating of sev- ivt i It is not altogether In a rapidly growing not done so. their fault. city like Lethbridge it is almost j.m-! to the city charter with res- eral by-laws, the extension of the city boundaries and some amend- possible for any committee to know everybody ana'where to find everybo- dy. It has not been convenient for many people to get around to the headquarters to give in their subscrip pect to the form ol city government providing for government by z com- mission The 'bill respecting the Town of Taber was passed ths morning. FOUND HUMAN SKULL IN NUISANCE GROUND A couple of boys playing around the dump at the everlasting fire at the niisiance ground, found a broken skull and notified the police. The chiefs theory is that some doctor had the skull and it became broken, so it was sent to the nusiance ground -is no suspicion of foul play. Philadelphia, March a 'week of peace, talk ana innumerable conferences between 'union leiaders and peacemakers, the striking motor- men and conductors and the officials ot" the PJiildelphia Rapid Transit Co. y.re still apparently far apart. TUiere Is, however, a better feel ing on both sides and this coupled with a desire to bring the strike to an early end may lend at any time to the opening of negotiations All peace conferences held have been be- tween representatives of. die and persons interested in ending the trouble. liions. The result has been that so I Colin Genge. M.P.P., is reported as far many people have been missed improving from the critical fillness he who are able and willing to subscribe was stricken -with a few days ago. something. The Herald, would again impress upon thc people the exceeding importance of this work and that it-j should be pushed to a successful is- sue. It would like to see not only fifty thousand dollars raised but also SY.E.C.JL. THERMOMETER DAILY RECORD IN Y. M. C. A. CAMPAIGN FUND Premier Agrees To Every Suggestion Made By trie More Money Will Be Paid the Company Edmonton, March govern-, ment made a final and complete sur- f render to the insurgents in the leg-, islaturc yesterday afternoon by grant-, ing them what they-were already prc paring to demand, a temporary ad- journment of the House until the committee .had completed their en- quiry into thc Great Waterways deal. RUSHING BUSINESS The Premier gave notice of motion to this effect at t-he opening of the House yesterday. An effort is being made with the night session last j clear up as much of the legislation as possible before the adjournment. All j public bills are being withdrawn ami j only private hills will be proceeded with. j THREE SESSIONS TODAY SAYS MINTO Present Accommodation Is Crowded-Final Election Returns The Rapid Transit Company has the t-en thousand additional ihat is necessary to pay for the proposed .plant. The wealth is in Lethbridge to do it and with a bit of effort on the part of a great many people it can easily be hone. There are still a few hours in which those who want to get in on the fin- al grand rally can do so. Of course t-he commmittee will not refuse mon- ey if it comes in on Monday or any other day but they want it if possible for this evening so as to know that their purpose has been accomplished and that word .may be sent all over 1 not been directly represented in any, of the meetings, but has been kept informed of tihe progress of events. The dynamiting' of three cars in the continent that Lethbridge in five davs raised fifty thousand dollars for a Y.M.C.A., after having originally set out to do it in seven. That would be a great record. 'It would different parts of the city last night hc sim .f -t CQuld be saW are the first serious acts of violence that thc thousand was raised. reported in nearly a week and a W0nderful piecc of police are making a rigid invesiiga news and woujd bring honor IQ the tion of the affair. -Following the of Lethbridge wherever the Y. tempts to blow up tiie cars it has been JM c A Js Qf If any one j learned that one hundred sticks of 1 therefore has any intention to give! dynamite were stolen from a quarry j anything whatever to the Y.M.C.A.! on the outskirts of the city rnuirs- thcrc is evcry advaniagc: in getting 4S.OQO 30.000 25.000 10.000 IS.QOQ Saturday morning, afternoon and Strong Statement Made By Assam Tea Planter Victoria, March II. Lyall, a tea planter of Assam, who arrived evening, if necessary, the house will- from India by thc Empress of India consider the public accounts and go nto supply to vote estimates some- thing like sufficient for' today, discussing thb dissatisfaction in India, said: "The spineless rule of the Viceroy at the bottom thc past two months and for the in- Karl terim until the house again meets. iof the trouble.1.1 Thc bills passed will be assented to thinks they need a man like FIELDING TO MEETPRES. TAFT Discussion Of Tariff To Take Place At Albany Albany, N. Y., March jthat President Taft had asked three prominent officers of the Canadian go- vernment to meet him here to discuss tariff troubles between Canada and- he United States caused hasty re- arrangement of plans by the enter- tainment committees and much scur- rying back and forth this morning be- ore the city's distinguished guests arrived. If the Canadians reach at Albany in time for tonight's dinner of the University Club, places will bejmade for them and they will be asked to attend the informal luncheon that Go- vernor Hughes will give'for tble Pre- sident and the governor-general ol Canada tomorrow. To welcome the chiefs of the two countries the city broke out today with bunting and mingled the colors of Great Britain with the stars and stripes. The streets over which the Presi- dent was to pass on his route from the railroad station to the Governor's residence were lined with. spectators some time before his arrival. The crowd remained in place on part of the route to see the Governor-General of Canada drive from the station to the hotel Ten Ecke, when he came a few hours later. President Taft's arrival was expect- ed at 2.30 .p.m. Earl Grey, the pre- sident and the governor will all speak by Mis Honor. Then will come t-he Kitchener or who will taku adjournment and immediately after no nonsense. Minto is worse than tonight at the University Club din- ner and the Canadian "party will not Easter the opening of the inquiry in- an woman as ho put it and is j meet t-he president and Governor to thc railway deal which has been afraid to move, for fear some one J Hughes until they greet each, other the bone of contention in tho most wil1 lakc a 4ot afc h'm-i sensational session ever held by any cently he attended function. Canadian Legislature. i Instead of driving up in state, with The insurgents have gained all they' wifc familF> ue sent nas accepted President Tali's invita- there. FIELDING ACCEPTS Ottawa, March Fielding asked for. The government have Allowed tio light in anything, grant- m confessions all along the line in their to avoid a division. XO MONEY WILL BE PAID ahead and then he came on behind a motor ear. A man who docs is vno good in sort of thing There is no doubt that the dissat- r isfaction is attaining serious proper- Premier Rutherford made the state- 4. i tions. It is due m the first place 5000 ZERO EVERY MAN A BOOSTER to the Herald) Fern-ie, 'Marcn corrected returns of 'the civic election reduces .Mayor Herahmer'-s majority over Gates "48. 'Four ballots for mayor found in the provided for votes for aldermen; three of tliese were for Gates and one for Herch- nier, making tiie total for Herchmer and for Gates 174, majority for Herdimer, 3S. i, i i A large thermometer that will show a> night. Tiie p9lice been m-, the subscdplion in bcfore this CTCnHifi daily record of the Y. M. C. A stvucted to watch all persons wlho car-, passes ry packages of suspicious appearance.; If can m aL-oundtoth J Round Street, headquarters at -113 Round- St. and !cury gr0w! hand it in. If you cannot do that, I------------------------ and know someone nearby who will -r- take it, send it that way. Telephone !t in that you want to-sign up a sul FRANCE WILL ment that no money w'll be paid to the railway company on their guar- antee until the investigation was over. It was also promised by the Premier that no portion of the route jto a further extent than Battemburg ;23 miles from Edmonton would be -approved by the government until the 'investigation is finished. RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN G. P. Smith withdrew his rcsolu- on asking operations be stopp- Watch the mer- on lnt' 'n Vlt'u ttlt; ;1nier's statement. He demanded, .to the fact that so many have been educated for the professions and then there is nothing for them to do. They blame the government for not giving tlK'm employment and because they have nothing better which to employ their time, they commence aeitating. The Viceroy had adopt ed the policy of ignoring the trouble. When the people hurled stones at'his motor.car he took no notice of it. The result sued their calling with impunity. tionto meet him at Albany for'the discussion of tariff aiTaii-; and left" for New York state capitol this mor- ning. WILD TURMOIL IN CONGRESS scriplion and someone wi ound at once and get it. call ar- A Get it in i some way. This is everybody's al- o In Frvored Nation Class By the United States-Algeria Also Paris. .March The Frencli cab- inet devoted all todays 'sesi on to a elected. A. C. tUphardt and S. Stanley, of the school Aboard, are pre- paring to make demands 'Upon them .for further aid to the city schools. Tihe 'present .crowded condition of rhe schools and th.e pressing need of a truant officer to see that all chil- dren are attendants of the read: schools, can not be carried out with-j stauis Of the tariff negotia-j out increasing the school rooms... {-.ions with tue ijnjred Stnrer, affords! new school building .ijOpe that a satisfactory agree- j fair, a civic proposition to supply the greatest need thc city has at the present time, a home and a training j place for the men and boys of the city. There are between three and four thousand of them in the c.ity. They are doing nobly for themselves and are worthy of your -strongest returns yesurrday did not quite consideration of OIF Franco-American rcach llie mark desired but tariff negotiations. Subsequently ajwork was (lont'> returns from which semi-official no-te .ens given out j wiil in lnat nieant a cjood more. The committee complet- their canvassing this morning anil 1-hc cit husir.pss dis- nit-nt will ,he reached." Nothing definite was forthcoming! trict up among themselves and are completing a close canvass. Tiie canvassers did a great day's today despite the fact that President i work- having was 5-xorbitac! for country through which the road was elected president of tiie recently or- gaimed Letlibridge City Conservative Association at a meeting of the as- sociation .held in the Whitney Block. John .1. Cameron, barrister, was elec- ted secretary. Other officers Heeled v.-cro. Dr. J. S. first vice-pres- ident: G. H. Johnston, socoml vice- j passing. Most of tin- land was Do-i president: S- Jones. j minion Government land and there- -president, and B B. Hoyt, tivasnrer. forr would cost nolhing. He 4. 1 SI. 00 a yard fnr loose rock and There four noniinationd for mittee was postponed until next Tues- He compared i tjay o-vonidg. owing to tV 'atoness for solid rock work. I this with the G.T.P. fissures at Wolf lionr. ,uid in order to avoid ruili in ilia! par: of business. TJteiv wen1 nonunateas for a much harder country, which I were only sixty-live cents for loose and for solid Th in end .Mayor Ad- tigurcs were out n! all ams-s WHS m.uK- unamimous. DIVISION OF COLONIAL OFFICE proportion. i L. M Roberts said he was satisfied 'with (ho Premier's assurance thai there would.be no money paid out. i R. Boyle out that the lonly cheek on the expenditure, the igovernmont had. the only control it Washington, liiarcli 18.-r-At 2 p.m. a motion toy 'Representattive Martin, of iSouth Dakota, a regular, that the 'House recess until 4 p.m. was car- ried IDV a vote-of 161 to 151. Inde- pcribarwi'e and dea'fening yells greeted the result of tMs, tflie fonrtih 'test of strength on the ques- tion of obtaining a. respite. In the ear.lv hours of the day the nrtications -were that Speaker 'Can- on and the "regular" organization were at the "point of a decisive defeat at the hands ol the republican insur- gents and -democrats who late in yes- terday afternoon and all night yester- day por.nded the "regular" relentless- ly defeating the organization upon wJiich there was a vote. !t was an open secret earty- today ihat the regulars believed they