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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. Letbbridge, Alberta. Tuesday March Number 85. THOMASSON WILL STAY HERE CITY'S GRANT TO BOARD OF TRADE Organization Of Y. M. C. A.-Officers Were Elected The Y.M.C.A. is now an organized institution in the city of U'thbridge. i Last night about twenty-five men who had paid their membership fees fonn- l ed the first association and elected their oll'icers for the year. The fca- ture of the meeting was the accept- ance of tho general secretaryship by K. M. Thomasson, who as general secretary has been promot- V'ing the campaign here. The commit- Uee made the offer to Mr. Thomasson Viid he accepted it. the members had discussed the dinner, they adjourned to one of the Alexandra Hotel parlors to Those present were Doctor Galbraith, Dr. Courtice, Messrs. Rylands, T. 13. Dunham, Dunnmgham, Goode, Shep- herd, Elton, T. S. McKcnzie, Daniel, G. li. Johnston, Wm. J. G. Robertson, Maxwell, Nourse, Barns- ley, Lethbridge, R. R. Davidson, J. D. Higinbotham, Irving, W. A. Ham- ilton, A. B. StafTord. Turpin. Austin. O O Given Aid. King's Motion Was Lost A communication was received at the city council meeting last night from the Board of Trade enclosing a copy of the financial statement for the past year and the estimated ex- penditure for lhe current year and ask ing that the city council of to the Board for publiciiv purposes. It was moved by Alderman King that the letter be filed and that lhe council's grant to the Board of Tr-'.ue for the year be Alderman Match stated that he did not think that was enough. Thc asked for was not a bit too much for the city to put up for this work. Alderman Oliver stated thai he had been of the same opinion as Alderman Kiiitj for some time in regard to the lack of industries secured for the city. Mayor Adams stated that while there was a great deal of talk of un- employed people in thc city there were no poor speaking of. McNEILLIE IS DANGEROUS SIDING Anothep Engine De- railed- Man Killed (Special to the Herald.) Cranbrook, B. C., March aid Carson, the engineer so sever-sly' h'-jwed in rhe accident at McNeulie, on -Saturday last died this mo''nlnj, at the St. Eugene Hospital here. 'It is 'said after recovering from th2 esthetic administered for the tion of amputating his leg'. He ited blood which showed he j Irom sojne severe internal injury. On i yt sterday another engine became de- raned at .Mc'Niellie and a man, who was stealing a ridels was killed on the spot. An inquest! will .be 'held today at Cveston Ijpie-re Coroner Mallandine. ARRANGING FOR A HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE F. W. Peters, assistant.f to the Vice President of the C.P, J3> R., Supt. A..Price, of Wcst- em Division "C.P.R., Supt. J. G. Taylor, of this district 01 the C.P.R., ami A. M, Nan- 1 ton and P. L. Naismith, rep- resentativc-5 of thc A. R. 1. Co. met the Mayor and the Works Committee of the City Council at three p. m. today in Mr. Naismith's olfic'.' to dis- j cuss the high level bridge ac- ross the C.P.R. i SETTLEMENT OF STRIKE Carter Will Meet j Manager Of Roads NO I'KACE AT PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia, March negotiations are oft and the fight will go on, was the an- nouncement made today bv the Chicago, March questions in dispute between the firemen on western roads and railway manag- ers will be amicably settled, accord- ing to an arrangement reached today through the aid ol United Slates la- bor commissioner Neill. It was agreed that W. S. CarK-r, president of the Brotherhood of Lo- comotive Firemen and Engineers and COMMONS TO PROROGUE BY MAY 1 St. Lawrence Power Bill Withdrawn Help Lime Industry PROPOSED BY-LAW jeaders who are conduct- i-'ommittee representing the men and ing the street car sympathetic strike. thc general managers committee rep- resenting the forty-seven railroads to the controversy by a conference I together on certain lines marked out. TRADE PEACE WITH THE UNITED STATES IS PRACTICALLY ASSURED in here worth Alderman Hatch said that the The constitution having been adopt- j Board should have an assurance ot ed the following were elected direct, just wiial amount Urn council in tend- three years, Messrs. C. G. jcd to give them so that lhcy K. Nourse, A. B. Stafford, Wm. In- plan thcir campaign.. gram, C. R. Daniel, R. -I. Thompson, Alderman Oliver moved in amend- For two years, .1. D. Higinbotham, j ment io Alderman King's motion that Hon. W.S. Fielding Stood Firmi'v Conciliatory Message -Reciprocity Treaty the Ukely Outcome Of Present Strained Relations Ottawa, March discussion in the House of Commons today ranged from the game of tariff bill, is now progressing between .Messrs. Fielding and Taft, to the ex- propriation of water powers (by rail- way companies. The minister of finance was committal concerning matters AVasfliington, "but said only that Tie hoped soon to be to take parlia- ment and the country into liis con- fidence. In scit of the fact that nothing Regarding Real Estate Licences- By Law Useless W. C. Ives as "the counsel for the Lethbridge Real state Association with a number of the members of the association came "before Che city council last night in regard to the real estate license Mr. in addressing tSie council stated that the by-law as it stands at present pro- vides for the payment of a license toy individual in the city doing bus- iness as a real estate agent. One case had been -brought before tine i 'magistrate in which he had "held that the 'by-law could not "be enforced. The non- wifh exciting consumed the attention of the House a good day's work was put in and uhe order paper was clear- ed of a host of private bills, While some minor government measures were advanced a stage. Prorogue May 1 It is confidently reported tonight that -some arrangements have been} arrived at whereby prorogation will not be delayed beyond May 1. A corroboratlon of this view was given by the withdrawal for the time being of the contentious St. Power Transmission Bill. city solicitor had approved of that decision. It was therefore a matter that should be adjusted or carried to a higher court for its decision if the city 'were not satisfied. (His clients did not' wish any Buch action, how- ever. The Teal estate men in the association numbered about seventy. He thought t-hat all would recognize that chey were as good citizens as there were in the city and presented intelligent body wfoose thoughts on this question should meet with every consideration. He asked to be Ottawa, March the.deavor to promote "in such ways-as r L-iiti u A. Uarnslcy, Or. W. S. Galbraith. E. the -Board he given thc grant Mkcd Hon. W. S. Kidding brought back A. Cunningham and T. Mackenzie, i fol- OI- For one year, .1. E. Lethbridge, W. (carried Terence it will not be considered in to belter'trade relations the light of how better to achieve the It is understood that The amendment was t with him from v' between the United States and Cana- former goal. iN-i., toua> tnnta- :il Alhanv 1 and the sum ordered to he appropriated lor that purpose. A. Hamilton, F. A. Maxwell, W. C. Simmons and 0. D. Austin. This concluded thc general mcetr j BIG SALE OF FARM ing and the members elected met in Hoard meeting and organized with the following Dr. Galbraith, Vice President, T. S; Mac- Ida than at present exist" is tauta I no announcement as to the details of mount to a that Sie will urge cede at all from the. .attitude uiken at Albany Mr. Fielding did not allowed to suggest an j -the 'bjMaw that would meet with the was the first order on the paper approval of Che real estate men and in private bills wfalc'h had' the right also he thought, 'be satisfactory to The of -way, but it was not proceeded council. The amendment proposed 'Mr. Ives stated the license by firm doing business and not the individual. It covered with and will not be token up until after the Easter (Many ex- press the ooinion tliat the maisure f opnedain thfs his conference with President TaftonUp0ll Congress a special" law giving, from the first that the Canadian go- the 'tariff question beyond a repetition Canada access in the American I vernment took that Canada had a LANDS AT MACLEOD .iMarch has sold bhe Renfrew ranch. of the vague statement that for her natural prohucts, right to negotiate trades treaties i p. il r 1 I whole question is sull one of inendly I such as farm and dairy exports, cat- for which this coun- acres. on 'Belly 'River, to representa-j an acre, a total of IMr. kenzie, Treasurer, C. G. K. Nourse, and recording secretary 0. D. Austin. The bills incurred during thc cam- paign were ordered paid. The Pie 'has. in turn, purchased tihe C. M. i ter of an architect [or the proposed! O'Brien r-anch, at Standoff, 1050 acres building was then taken up and it for was decided to engage D. W. F. NTi- j chols of Winnipeg who is a special- j ist in Y.M.C.A. buildings and who i prepared the sketch plans which have been on exhibition during the cam-' paign, to prepare plans, specifications s and details for building.] His offer to provide these for j was accepted. The question of the j supervision of the construction will be taken up later. When the matter of securing a gen- eral secretary for the Lethbridge Y. [.negotiations, t i'1 with other countries on a basis of concession without reference to the it is learned fromj iny unsuccessfully contended in tlferec American tariff laws and without be- t, atiou that behind th uves of the Mormon Church (for ?2ni of a threatened, tanfi war there is al- readv visible a clear sky promising the sttu- iprodty negotiations uds and 1SG7. tooo of 1888 ing to put the United States and that it 'will another aiflvent next session in a much modified fonm. Help Zinc Industry iMr. Templeman's resolution V also also The question of transient trad- ers which' was one of the objections to the amendment before the council some trme ago. If the council would be good enough consider tine by-law at once Mt passed providing for the 'expenditure! "vould toe district he stated. for investigating the tine inasmuch as a better trade relations between Cana- on the Canadian favored nation list. cess as in use in the production of IS A TURNING POINT 1WHAT UNITED STATES WANTED Mr. Taft's message was the most! It is stated that what the United OUT POOR IMMIGRANTS belter trade relations Detwuen r 0. da ami the United States than have .conciliatory and friendly official state-. States held obtained for a quarter of a century ment _ from Washington on the mat- the non-ap] out for, as an excuse tor past. RECIPROCITY COMING Instead of mutually discussin-' tar- iff reprisals there were well defined indications of L a coming reciprocity in trade between the two neighboring countries in which there may he zinc for the mromotlon find manufac- zinc_ -application of the American ter of trade relations which has been maximum tariff against Canada on received for years past have been de- the score of undue discrimination, was 'cidedly strained. the granting of the Canadian inter-. i A reciprocal trade arrangement be- I mediate rales on some- ten or twelve.; tween the two countries cannot, of sllch cement, seed! course, be made ofi-hand. It will 'Oil, silks, watch springs and certain: probably take weeks or perhaps ;kinds of fruit which in use on the continent will toe investigated ad experiments will 'foe made at Nelson, B. C. M.C.A.. Mr. Thomasson was reciuest- ed to absent himself from the room. lowering of tariil barriers to exchange of products which each Order In TAiinoil Poccarl Icountrv needs and which will con- juraer in umncu a-sl1ualion oininm.s with Injury 'to mutual trade interests and to neighborly good feeling from which each country will which will insure harmony for years to come. To vour correspondent today Mr. Farm Hands And Do- nsestics Exenpt Ottaw-i. March order The Board then discussed thc ques- tion briefly and deckled lo offer the j position to Mr. Thomasson; which as j above slated he accepted. In doing j .so he explained thai he had two or j three appointmenls to keep at Nelson j that any immigrant mule or f-nuie; Michel and perhaps Ctjanbrook, but entering Canada includin that he would be able to take charge of the work here almost at once, He said that he wax very much struck with Lethbridge and the way the men time of arrival at least in cash i Ficldinir, stated in. now come a- months' of negotiations but the way Iin from France under" the .intermediate paved. The discussion of 'tariff or al a rate of from 2-i to 5 i ew weeks on both sides of PPr cent lower than the general tariff lhe line, as io the evils which would whit'h now aPPlics against all United result from a tariff war has served States imports. i to emphasize, some of the anomalies Whether or not ihis will he granted j of the present situation in regard to by Canada is not yet known. It is j derive profit and ihe restricljon of naturai courses 'pointed out however that such a con- j of trades between the countries. cession wor.ld not materially afiect A 1'LKASl.VG PROSPECT Radian industries and that the j consumer would have the advantage j The campaign of cduttuwn has had ;of any of duties on these FORTY KILLED IN WRECK And Many More Injured- On Rock Island Line Near Marshalltown that by agreement number of them had been summoned to appear in court on Thursday for not having paid tlhe license. Tine matter then coirld be amicably ad- justed. This body of men were1 den ing a fair share in 'building up the city and doing largely the work of the publicity department. The mayor stated in reply that 'the council had an amendment ibefore them in regard to Dhis by-law. He would like to put this 'amendment to the city solicitor before acting on it Alderman King stated that lie Hi ought that the matter should be setled (here at once. Alderman Hatch stated that tihe council had known that rhe by-law j was defective and Should have had I it 'perfected long before. He tbeliev- I ed that tihe amendment 'brought in j was about right and that, the council should take action on it. Alderman Oliver stated till at council :has been passed he .said while good efiect and it is evident that thc'ilcms; some definite roriclusion of m-gotia- Canadian government is well pleased lions was under way al! details as with the prospect. While the larger sons coming across the border be-ito sollllion of llie :XS confidential and recment to be brought about probably have in his or her possession :i; he Marshalltown, Iowa, March Was Of opinion as 1 Thirty-two are known dead and-may i Hatch. [He did noL thjnk old The whole question is still under'be increased io forty and, twenty-four j by-law could be enforced and it was consideration of the governments. U injured several falally, was the result .therefore of no use. not', of the wreck of a Rock Island train j Alderman Hatch -thought thaf worked together through the Oitm- paign and as he was inclined to give ;n addition to ;i ticket or a he ly through concurrent legislation, both at Washington and Ottawa, deal 1 While Hie daiiRer of a tariff war ing particularly- with tariff rates on after May 1st is not averted it can articles exchanges principally between that an announcement could not expected for some days yet. he reached before March 31st and if being derailed on the Chicago Great j mattei- had been carried along indef- President Taft should by the exigencies of he compelled [Western tracks four miles north the inelastic 1 Oreen Mountain today. oi sum of money as will purchase i k. 'be stated defimlclv that the outlook ..Canada and Initcd States is now up Ins travelling secretarvship so as i portation to the said immigrants dcs-i. 1 in sovcrumcnt circles here is now re-; looming larger than the original ques- initely too long. The by-law had been discredited by the council's action in dealing with it In the meantime a .number of tihe citizens had been summoned under it when they re- lo be more at home, he was pleased i tinanon in Canada. Ft is also nrov.d i carded as distinruv hopeiul. to accept the chance lo stay here, ed that it an immigrant is the His acceptance was received with en-1 a family and is accompanied FAPT S MP.SSAGK lluisiasm. [members of such family lie or siifjj President Taft's message to the The question of a site was discuss-Mocleod. of Calgary; Hudson's Bay Co. vs. Kepper; Johnston Ritchie. C. Ives.. Sickler vs. Johnstone Ritchie. H. A. J. Macdougall. Rev. .las. A. G. Stirling, Presbyter. ian minister at Ilavclock, passed the 'away at Peterboro, Ont., short illness from cancer. after a He had also done missionary work among the bushmen in Australia and in the was that Mr. Carnegie would present I Mr. Rylands remarked ihat Mr. iwoulri again be eonsidered by them. Canadian Northwest. 'Morris penon. vs. YVhyte; in in ;