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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta H. IV 1 J ihe Lethbridge Dauy Herald V 0 L LETHBRIDQE, ALTA., MONDAY, MARCH 22, II NO.tt. COLONIES TO BUILD SHIPS OF WAR Australia and New Zealaw Have Proposals To Make Melbourne, March pro- posal presented by Great Britain with the Breadnaught meets with the warmest public feeling. Several par- ty leaders express themselves as in favor of'making ur. immediate offer. Sidney Herald urges definite action, declaring that should each over-sea Dominion: offer one, the moral effect would far exceed the intrinsic worth of the vessels. The cabinet is con- sidering the. proposal to make a-gift of a Dreadnaught to the motherland and will give its decision next week. .Australia's defense programme will enormously influenced by >what has transpired. Wellington, N.. Z., March 22 New 'Zealand Government has offer- ed to defray'the cost of a first class battleship of the- .latest type. Mon- ey for the purpose will be forthcom- ;iag immediately neeeaary funds will be raised for the construc- of a second battleship. SPEEDY JUSTICE IN SUNNY SOUTH Va., March ius, Christion, negro, Boteour county, in .February assaulted and then stab- bed to death a young white girl, was electrocuted in the penitentiary to- day. Christian was tried and convicted within 24 hours after his capture. LUMBER DEAL Winnipeg, Man., March D. McArthtuylhe well known contractor has purchased the Keewatin Lumber Co.'s business in The price he paid is said to "WAR VESSELS .Berlin, March view of the assertions made in the British House of'Commons that .Germany .in the spring of 1912 would have seventeen war ships, two of the big gurttype-.- The Navy Department _ authorizes -the statement that fn.the autumn of 1912 Germany will, have thirteen such -.vessels. -MEN REFUSiE WAGES g, "conven- ___of .iron workers of the eastern district was} held here, this afternoon and ;it was :unanimpusly "decided to iect the "proposed, reduction m wages submitted .by; the-Eeading Iron Cpra- CITY AND DISTRICT, v A.- H. Whitton. Jias. resigned, his sition as day clerk- at tie-Lethbiidce Hotel to accept.a; situation.with .the Canada "Agency. ._ mg "in tethbridge several- months as a music has returned to her home in Penhold, .Alta. A. S Hagan, of Stratford, S.D.. came up: in the Kerr Co. car this week. He owns land about fifteen, miles north of Letnbridge. He ia- tends bringing his steam traction ploughing outfit and will clo breakine lor himself and others irL that. vicin- -ity. C, Barrett, who owns two sec- tions in .Tp-.'llr R- figures on us- ing his-'steam ploughing outfit and breaking up 400 acres1 and putting in ar.crop -this year. He has .buildines erected and is well satis- fied with Sunny Southern Alberta. H. T.: Cherry, of 'Winnipeg, spent last Sunday in town: Mr: Cherrv. who had 'not been in Taber for; sev- eral expressed great plea- at seeiiug the rapid- progress :Ta.- ber making since his last .yisi t, He expects" the block he cons, truct- of the Tiber; Hotel will 'afternopiii; the "Baptist Cb.urch dult Bible ClasSv lowing office bearers; "ware i'vappouited: R. J. TnoJaaspnijsecretarv; lIcDpnaldf treasurer, "'of; .niittee, S. chairman committee, A. McNair; teacher; Wey. Reid The -class meets, nt i'" >'Ai effort" is i being organizp. ah independent team to vjenter the City FootbaiU rLeague. :Any 'players or -others 'interested are requested to interview or communicate with. A. Jones; Box 567, City. There three' teams already Royal "Cblliei'ies; 'the Sons of Enir- land lund the Caledonian Society and there must- be a good many players who cannot join any of these. There is ;.rporo. for' such" in" an" independent WEST NO MOKE IMMORAL THAN Dr. Chown Makes Re A lectd Interview Rygiiia, Sask., March the alleged interviews by Dr. Chown secretary of the Temperance and mor a] refonn branch of the Methodis cliurch alleging grossly immoral con ditions n the West briught forth an article by the Standard today and a] there was said from Dr. Chown, in which .he says: 'I said nothing ,lo publication1 about immoral condition in the West and what I did say-ir private conversation has been repre sented in a sensational li than :that in which I. put it. I cor dially agree that :n the West the mask is not used as much.as in the Eas and I arh not at all sure that in final alalysis the .-East can claim much advantage. ONTARIO'S WAY WITH RAILWAYS Toronto, March the close of Thursday's session of the Legislature Premier Whitney the Gov erament's .final guarantee to ''make cash grants to "the Canadian Northern Eailwayl, but 'to allow for construction of approxima'te- iy 500 miles of railway from Sellwooc to Fort William, skirting north shore of Lake Superior and tapping the great clay belt of -the north. Grant of acres .mile, acreage to lie clay elt. FRENCH STRIKE NOf ENDED Strikers Are Victorious and Government Will forgive and Forget Paris, March spite of the minor delays the adjustment of the trike of -French telegraphers and .that has disorganized busi- ness .of" France for a" week or more, ..is., considered virtually., ended. Fully -L'OOO employees returned. to work this morning. A meeting at- ended by sT.i-Skers was held this morning and it was decided that-the ecommendatipns. of the strike com- mittee; in the settlement onstituted a surrender to Gpv- rnment- because the of posts nd telegraphs .has not.been secured. Consequently another committee was ppointed to see Premier Clemenceau ais ini It is the- generalr ppin- oa that, the -striJeers snUDemerge --vic- pripus and-that the -Goyerrmient has aved dignity "in refusing- to bust yman. He had no-sharer in the re- en t..rego.tiationn. ;-future the minister fic works, i 3arthou vili'iicat with ihe deputations .from he associations: Furthermore the government agrees o regard the whole aflair'as a ".'wave f folly" to. :wipe the 'indiscretipiis ff the. slate.' iri other words to puh- The Dewspapers of "Paris preview the trike as. if it was over. .The So- ialist f ;-n a victory, the royer.-i'nerit are .satisfied ie: end of. an unfortunate misunder- while independent ervative press Hays inc'd--- t'i ttu w.. in NEW BUMC GAM> Toronto, "March -22. Moses, isclpsed -'what "s ew liurico game. There-were five He r her 'three to Jv: .-.ai. liis it- n_: t t- j: :h- ad" for f counterfeit bills, .it ;'i "i-t.-: i. :u n-y rom ivpuld. be pure! i ,1 Ity h -wiiii. ;in nft. r apparatus lectric battery an.l of -wheels 'hich uad in was uced j a manula'ptu r J 1 pr '.nf- HOT CONTEST OVER PAYNE BILL BALLOON CROSS INQ THE MOUNTAINS Pasadena, Cal., March di- rect word cume today from the baloon "America" which went, up at Tourna meixt park yesterday with Captain Mueller and five prominent men as Word came in a roundabout way that the balloon was seen by a rancher crossing the second range of mountains north of Pasadena early today. A severe storm has pre- vailed with a copious rainfall. I'he wind at times blew forty miles an hour. Opponents Will Put Up Determined Fight To Defeat It Washington, D. C., March there will be a lively contest over the tariff-bill is evidenced by the preparations .that are being the sponsors of ver the maritime provinces.- .He eaves, a widow, two brothers, and .two isters. Cancels Engagements to "Treat Rheti- matism New York, March he famous piano virtuso, arrived lere late today from Minneapolis, .af- er cancelling three engagements-in he West to place iimself in the. hands f a Mr. "aderewski ''was suddenly, stricken ith rheumatism in his .right hand nd arm: Friday a hours before he time set for: his concept in Minn- but by, a- supreme effort- .man- 'play 'hiV'-'prograTri: through': EPiATOR DEVEKER v" STANDS BY LABOR In -the. Senate, on March 16, Sena. AUSTRIA-SEEMS PEACEABLE Vienna, March Auatro. Hungary Government has decided to postpone sending .its note in reply to "Servia m order to compel the pow- ers to intervene at Belgrade. Belgrade, March; is re- garded as It was semi-offi- .cially stated'tonight 'that the powers tomorrow will invite Servia to discuss the question of'the annexation of Bo- sina and Herzegovina settlement and to-.disarm and" discharge reserves. SICK OF WORRY Toronto, .March H. Diefenthal, 20.years old, electri- cian, committed suicide in a restaur- ant on Wilton Ave. last night by drinking carbolic acid. Notes found in his pocket; one asking that his- father of St. Patricks St., Toronto, be notified and another reading, "I am perfectly, sane, but I am sick of worry of this and so, good-bye." SNOWSTORM IN Worth Two Million Dollars to Crops in That Province Regina, March past 24 hours snow has fallen almost contin- uously throughout.Saskatchewan and by noon today ihjire'-is a deep coating of the white The snowfall at this season means :much to the West and some place the estimate of its value as 'high as two million dollars. Throughout, thei there has been iittle snow and .this fall will do much to moisten the land. AIRSHIP MADE A RECORD FLIGHT Carried Twent-Six Men and Went Fifty Miles An Hour New York, March special cable from Berlin, says: "Soaring like a mighty bird, Count Zeppelins dirgible airship, the largest in the world, yesterday created the world's record for weight carrying in cross- ing the state. The dirgible ascended "from its quarters on Lake Constance with ten aeronauts of the German army i-nd 15 soldiers. >Tever before in the history of aeronautics has an airship made such a trip with a crew of 36 men: The flight was over 150 miles and the machine was in the air for four hours: When the descent was made the military experts were enthusiastic and unanimously agreed that the record flight brings .-nearer the practicability o! the Zeppelin air- ships through _ their escort. The airship which made the- record is 445 feet in length-with a diameter of 59 1-4 has three motors, each of 145 horsepower. Its speed is as high as 50 miles per hour. The air- ship is; with wireless, four powerful searchlights and cost about FIVE FEJRNIE BY-LAWS PASSED Fernie, B.-C., March vote was taken yesterday on five new by- .aws and .although a small vote was polled they; were all passed by a arge majority, there being only three votes against; their "-being passed. The jyJaws were for- the appropriation of monies-for the new city hall, fire hallj and fire equip- STRANGE CASE IN NEW YORK Millionaire .Lumberman Supposed to Be Dead, If Alive New Tork, March- ,Coin- missiofier McAfferty according to' an announcement published, here has de- ailed detectives to search for Latora or McMullen's amendment to the s Baker, formerly cashier of the Nor- for ametidmeDLt is for ;of jjreven'tirig; foreigners com- ng into Caiiada :'ai labor leaders, ;as ie-introducey bill. "in- iting- and 'eh'douragirjg la- :-r to strike." The Hansard report_ f the discussion quotes Senator. De-' a Canadian ,1 proud _ to link ''t. is possible that we can decide: ur domestic quarrels amongst >our- elyes, but.until; time as it shall 'thought necessary; to enact vlegis- atd6ii mat wilK roni becoming directors pf s in Canada, an 1 thus becoming, gertain 'extent-: arbitprsoiE; financial' nstitutioriV y way -clear to vote for a .bilFthat re vents a simply -b'e. lie "Is a" laboring: comitog "and m nion .-frorn taking an :in hat; to the laboring jnan, is just -as much interest as' the capital- a ionairc- has in .some companies. This s discriminating legislation in .favor f capitalists :a's against- ilabor, annpt.ehdprse it.'.; The amendment', didV of Mich., a who has. been, legally dead .for 'fifteen years; The search MINE WORKERS NOT AGREED On What Should Be Done for REV. QEO. JACKSON CONMIOcS Of. Addresses on fftiUn-cnt in terprr Toronto, March a gathering of men that fH'.ed tne great auditor him of Sherbourne St. Mdthodist church the Rev. George spoke this afternoo'i on the 'inosii "Does the Old Divine c ed a .--eries of addr; -os on MI j tament The Rev. Mr. s-iid heated controversy hu-i arisen. Some hau --ii: which he hoped won i Ij-y forgotten. His, hearers had been I in ns p whose public tactbs -Aver3 n tian and that he had "out-lngersolec Ingersol." To such statements his only answei would be silence, but there were others whose hearts may have been turned which he would do anything in his power to correct. GLEN CAMPBELL PRAISES OLIVER 'Glen Campbell, M.P., of Daughin, speaking at a meeting pf the Centre York Conservative's, paid a high tri- bute to Hon. Frank Oliver's handling of Crown lands, saying that grafting by Burrows had ceased after Hon. Clifford Sifton ister of the Interior. deposed as Min- WILL KEEP CUP AT ALL COST fcw Westminster Lacrosse Club May Turn Pro- fessional New Westminster, March itrongly opposed to professionalism _____ n lacrosse, the New- Westminster Philadelphia, March con. club will iorfeit its amateur standing vention of anthracite mine workers which meets at Scranton, Pa., on Tuesday, is expected to make a final decision so .far as the men are con- cerned. The matter of a new agree- ment which the coal desire to -replace the present. working ar- rangement will take effect, March 31. The mine workers are not unanimous with -regard to what should be. done. JACK JOHNSON SIGNED UP becomes necessary to do so in defend the Minto Gup. At the annual meeting of the club last -night after a long discussion, and a resolution strongly supporting, an amateur position it was finally left ia the hands Pi the executive, to -de- cide. Correspondence regarding... the challenges from the Tecumsehs of To- ronto and the Capitals of 'Regina, was -also left in their hands to- deal with. It .was urged that the; Minto Cup should be.: Jxeld: at. all costs, a sentiment which ihe meeting applaud- Will Meet Jeffries for ed. It may assumed .from" the Purse _of tenor of the meeting that the "execu- ltive will accept-challenges- for the teams alike :and meet all comers >for the trophy even expenfie :of the .club's amateur standing. -V- stated has been-'made at the in-' he will'. get Jeffries: to consent and stance of Frank Chickering of 'Big that the big fight, is certain. He Rapids, who has extensive lumber leaves for New York tonight. interests- in x Chicago March; took-.. cop', from amateur and .professipnal pro- motor only .a few minutes today to get Jack Jorinson the heavy-weight champion of the world to consent to Sght James T.' Jeffries, the Tetired w_----- champion, for a, purse of _Af-j The AlBerta Gun Club held Its Sat- ter a conference here today Johnson expressed himself as perfect- ly satisiied with the terms offered, by Mclntbsh. The promoter is confident says Baker is alive arid for ;-several months7 has been associated with a i firm! of Wall Street brokers with the- ing told that it was .-neces- FOUL MURDER OF WOMAN Left as usual. The scores were made. K. 16; A. B. Stafford, 15; S: Withers, 14; I. McNabb, 14; F. R. Aguew, 12; G; Kerr, 11; H, J. Skeith, 10; J. Rose; 9; H. Macbeth, 8; J.: W. Stafford, 8, J.-E: Lethbridge, order to' clear un i vaSS valued at TURNED GAS New York, March to on of; a }et in'-.his room, A. Levy of Albany, N. found Niagara Falls; March thony Pereak, 55 years old. was apartment of friends hacked to death; with and where he was butcher -knife'.at her home on Buffalo visiting. structure, stands DRCKL( gjQfjy from ANNOUNCEMENT W The'-.police .notified .of; a morn- lint Thev; ing }jiSTakement Passenger Traffic three boarders-and the-hus- Manager Kerr of the C. P.-.R. srruled. I bond -The print'.of "a bloody hand '-That comes from the he said. found on-the back door. A sec-, "Tlicre is a man who penod- -ally announces Mr. Kerr is retiring v The Herald will be issued and not .omonow moming_ ana, not m the afternoon in order to give the election-" returns to our readers. this time he is wrong again SUICIDE Hornll, N. "Y., March mith. who was shot by his, son Wil- lam on Saturday ,f -llowing a quarrel t Angelica, died in th hospital in iis city where he.was brought fol- owing the tragedy. The son killed limself-after shooting the PLOT India, Mascli. 22. is-TPported that twelve arrests tave been ma.cie at Jellalabad, Afgah- nstan in with the plot ecen'tly vclilcbvered to--murder the and the liher memBfers of :r the -royal family. According .to advices .the .prisoners r? guns to death. C. W. Hastings, Ruthven. Iowa. city.today. He .is one of the :O. >W. Kerr Co.'s general lives in -that state: and states March r announced today that he ad denied, the .application for ex- ecutive'clemency in.the cap- of Mrs. Maiy Farmer, to executed some time next week. GRANUM NOTES Granumv-March home talsnt concert was, given "n the Town Hall ta this season. He that he left Iowa a ffcw days ago thejrhftd about a foot of and a with very low temperature, and and about aboye.i evening. The program J good one., and hei joyed. Dr. W.-G. Anderson is a these daysv In addition to his exten- sive practice he on his the cares of returning officer for this riding.. Mr. Alf Ellis, who .had the misfor- turie to meet with serious accident the pther (day; 'while on his- fracv Is" satisfcd -that our R.N.W.M.P: Sonny Aouthiern land offrm inducements of any place on the continent for the land investor or for koroe.. Hr. boen coming up to this country for a num- ber of years, and Js in a position to saved him Irym perhaps fatal injuries. He was brought-in to town for medical aid Mr.r Ellis is a. bachelor, farmers and politicians are busy this weather. of the conditlojia subscribe for this pnyier f J -.-.i SOUTHERN ALBpTA ELECTIONS CITY AND DISTRICT. E. C. Chapin, from Aberdeen; S.D. and H; K. Sheaffer, from Carrincton. -X.D.; iri the city looking thines over and will probably settle in the The Saturday News'; of Edmonton, gave m.'its last-assue an extensive With the bye-election of 106 constituencies to see tliat appointment 'to the' which View of >the political situation m the DeVeber's app lias been received in1 liat manner .the -money shall--'; be aid. All details of thet re being' carerully >guaxded; however. pDVERNMEN-T APPQI "Among the recent made by the Alberta Goyernnieht are: N. Ritchie; Lethbridge; nan, Lethbridge Z. W. Jacobs, Caid- ton; Thos. Gilleepie; otaries Morgan, 'incher City, justice pi the peace. iev. .A. McLaren, Medicine- is- uer of marriage licenses. The iol- owing license commissioners were. ppointed in the districts in. Southern District No. 5-rE. T> Barker, olMac- eod: William Ob'ver, of Lethbridge; ohn Bruce, of Lethbridge. District No. James Kobertson, of incher Creek; Alex. Goyett, .of Frank; Alfred Pelletier, of Pmcher rose, Olds, and Red Deer and intend to leave no stone their ros, untlraed.to compietclv equip dependents that they are offe.uur v r themselves. Hvery 'Giving of these fifteen seats to the