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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Wednesday. March Number WANT PEOPLE TO STORE COAL 4" "i" "i" COL. SAM HUGHES MAKE SUBWAY UNDER BIG BRIDGE at Ottawa Meeting of Coal Oper- ators And C. P. R. Officials At the Lc'thbridge Hotel yesterday there was an important meeting of the officials of the C.P.R. and the coal operators of the west, it has been fell that too many of the deal- ers, business men and consumers of Alberta. Saskatchewan and Manitoba KThe Military Crltic of the oppositio delay ordering their winter's supply of coal till late in the fall or early in the Winter. It is felt that it would be much better for all con- cerned for the consumer, for the trans portation company, for the producers for the miners and for- the country at large if stocks of coal, were stored in the .coal sheds on the prairies during the early summer months. The con- sumer would then be safe from any danger of a coal famine in any early an extra severe winter. The trans- portation companies w-ould -be able to have more ears left in the busy sea- son for the transportation of- grain after harvest. The producers would find steady orders coming in all the year around and so could give more steady employment lo the miners i POSITION WORTHY OF TRADITIONS C.P.R. To Remove the Danger At Gait St. Crossing WILL FINISH LAKE DURING THIS YEAR Southern Alberta Land Co. Making Good Progress Thc C.1MI. officials here yesterday afternoon in connection with a num- ber of important matters of the com- pany met the mayor with ch2 works and property committee and city en- gineer Arnold in connection the proposed ov'i'head crossing at Cuiitls street. j This matter was discussed to some length as well as that of other safe crossings over the right of way., The consensus of.opinion ;im- ong the gentlemen on both sides that the proposition was a good r.ne and there is every probability that action will be taken in the near fii- ture, carrying out the wishes of the city in this respect. The matter will of course, be referred to the com- pany's directors before definite author of 'the work can commence. There will also be the question of the 1 proportioning of the cost to be ag- 'reed on. It is thought that this can he fixed .without the placing it before thc railwav commission. i London, March i ing to the possibility of a tar-. iff war between Camilla and j the United States the Tiajes said the record of Canadian during these critical weeks of rumors and suspense lias been worthy of the great 'traditions left by earlier time. Oana'da never used her leadership in con- nectiion with .the tariff ques- tion more worthily .than now and the whole empire should tender her praise. FROM KIPP TO LITTLE BOW RIVER Line Included In C.P.R. Contract Just Awarded WINNIPEJG TO HAVE CMC SCANDAL Nineteen Prominent Citizens Received Bribes who would feel assured of work all the year around. The country at large would benefit first in the fact of there being then no fear of a coal famine on the prairies for such would j pany's big irrigation scheme to the pro- meantime the city engineer, A. M. Grace, chief engineer of the Southern Alberta Land Co. was in the city yesterday. He had just re-1 engineer have been instructed to turned from an inspection of thejahead ,and estimate cost of thc In Hie minent citizens have confessed C. M. the grand jury to receiving, Arnold, in company with the C.P-R connectioa A f lh warned by iljs_ inc Winnipeg, March which will involve an expenditure of millions of dollars were let by thc C. P.It, today through assistant chief engineer .J. K. In far- ther west most of the new work for the year will he done by and Stewart and near Winnipeg al- most all the contracts will go to D. Me Arthur. In Alberta, the Kipp extension will be built to the Little Bow River. It is proposed also to extend it from Carmangay to a point south of Cal- gary. Next year the line will be ex- tended until a junction is made with the Calgary-Macleod branch. The extension of the Langdon branch will also be built. This leaves the Langdon at Irricana and runs in a southeasterly direction, the intention being to afford facilities to thc large numbers locating in the ir- rigation belt. The. Weyburn extension will be built to, later to be extended through to Lethbridgc. Only twenty-five miles of the dump will be completed year. PITTSBURGH STORY OF GRAFT Another Confession Is Forthcoming At Once Western Vice president C. P. R. for the LETHBR1DGE HAS MAD DOG extension of tension oi work of the contractors on the com- J proposed bridge so that a definite pro- trict attorney's office have not been j. miles is to be constructed on the Pittsburg, March serial" story of councilmanic graft which be- gan with .John T. Kiein's ill-advised display of in bills on a -June afternoon, two years ago, still holds its own despite competition with cur- rent exposures in other cities and it promises another sensational chapter today with the presentation to the grand jury of Joseph C. Wesson's confession. Wasson is a former councilman who began five days an 18 month sen- j tcnce for bribe-taking and who envious l'ly is regarding the immunity .baths which have been giveu to others, de- cided last night to follow tie lead of.Captain Kleia and tell the district attorney all he .knew. The .install- ments of the graft story has been so spasmodic that a synopsis has been presented for those who missed the first chapters. Kiein's display of in bills ______ 'on.the streets on June 26th, 1908, ex- icitlbd the suspicions of Ernest Fry, a" The mad dog scare in the East is'harness dealer. comitiK a little nearer home and the He reported the discovery to the citv auditor, the latter told Mayor [strav dog nuisance of the city is as- 1 ft Guthrie, and he passed it on to the Constable Stirling Shot Dog Near the Windsor Hotel be a serious thing growing more ser-. north of the city. The work is mak- ious as the settlements become th'ick- jng progress. er and one serious coal famine would Thcre js a big force at undo much advertising of the immi- darn across Bow River about position and plans for its construe- heard from and a general round up of, north side of the Saskatchewan river tion can he placed before the the offenders will commence today. lo a l'oint that branches off to Mack- suming, a little more serious aspect. Voters League, to whom.the citizens live bodies interested. The officials of the company are the opinion that a'road under the ap- I AT gration departments. The mining twenty-five miles west of Gleichen. j proach of the big bridge could bear- towns and the business men of those towns would also benefit for there would Xhen naturally be more per- manent citizens and the pay rolls would not fluctuate as niLch as under the present system of a period of rush followed by a period of idleness. Such was the problem for which the railway men and coal met yesterday to consider. Many sug- When inspecting that work the and thus do away with day Mr. Grace countwl eleven steam necessity of the present dangerous boilers in use by the contractors for iheir hoisting engines, concrete mjx- ers, pumps, etc. It is expected that the structures at the intake darn will be complete by June of this year, be- water comes. The canal is practically finished fo'r fiftv miles from the intake dam to ARCH GHAPTKKS cpnstruetion of the bridge at CouUs street and the building of this road I tliR city will have two safe crossings in the west and central portions. I Among the officials representing the _ Be Instituted at Pin- cher Creek smd Mao leoil lin. The work of construction oa this hue from the Mackhn end in a separate contract No announcement was made with tin that vicinity and Constable Yesterday afternoon a telephone mcs-; O[ pittsburg atre indebted lor pro- sage the police court from j secution. that was set in motion. reference to the contract for the con- ijng answered the call at once and the Windsor Hotel that a mad dog i A detective bribery of councilmen had been chasing several people 6own' in connection with a fictitious wood paving plan started the ball rolling. This led into the bank depository struction of the road from Regina to Colonsav. It is understood that the discovered the dop on Baroness Road conspiracy and other, forms of gralt. The law ground slowly and is still acting in every as if suffering i grinding with the following net- order or the building of a Ime from j i 1f Retina to Griffin has been withdrawn I from It had been suit: re- gcstions were offered- but while all the northerjl end MacGregor. felt the need of some remedy nothing But water w-u not bc turnw, [n imlil definite was accomplishca. One of lhc across .both ends of Snake the operators hinted at a solution of j VaUcyarc coraplcte. The contract is cheaper freight rates during the slack k.t lhe ncccssarv flumcs to thc, company were ant to the 2nd Vice President, The Grand Trunk Pacific are to bv.tld chasing everybody in the street and a line throuVh itic same territory and! compelled them to take shelter. The erintcndent Price of the Western Di- is to be the institution of "a Royal Arch Chapter at Pincher Creek. It ii is P W..A. Romsey, lor- mer president of the German Nation- ot vision and Superintendent Taylor uf f is expected that most of the compan- the local division. season but thc railway officials iear-1 Cai.kT Halls of 1PEV cd to descend the hill for an ascent The contract for siphon ac, IJV-L P again might be difficult. -Qss Arjiowhpad Creek, ah-! It was decided to use every effort oul twelve miles south of Gleichen. j to urge stores, banks, (Continued on Page -T) schools and public buildings as. as the dealers to store up their coal ions of Shekinah Chapter will be leaving Lethbridge on the t local at 1.30. .On Wednesday, tne after, a chapter will be- inscitut- ird at Macleod. The institution will ;be in charge of Ex-CQmpanion Dun- :can, of Edmonton, district wr.inJ su- jCity Council of prior rights being obtained by the new and had road. Tenders are called for double out of the way. Several per-. track from Winnipeg to Portage but, sons on the street had bccti forced to climb a fence to get out of 'his way. supply during the months of May, June and July, then if some farmers j and could not store up their winter's supply earlier in the season they would insured against a famine for these other hea-j vy consumers already mentioned! TILBURY MAN HURT AT STATION Takes Disapprove. be- This morning about six j Chicago. iM.'irch is a mis-j i demeanor for a woman to. wear a i j long hat pin at tpuhlic places in Chi- cago. Any woman caught weaning thirty one is liable to arrest aud a fine u? the contract has not been awarded. al Bank, Brand, former >i dent'of the common council, Jos. C-' Wasson, former councilman, and H- Under sentence to the penitentiary: Former councilman John F. Ktein. GRAIN GROWERS' SECRET MEETING, Elected Delegates to Con- fer With Roblin Government. not. Toronlo i Life While In a De- lirmin Edmonton, March Miscri- The session lasted from until well uast midnight and soj ,_ tl arduous did they -become ,hat eral members slipped out aibont 11 invested heavily in Lcthbridge rear thus far exposed, however, indicates estate during the past few years is a percentage of less than 50 per cent. 1 building a large business block on his dishonest. At the. time the most oi 5f Crabb and j the grafting was in progress tbe building will i Pittsburjr, councils were temporarily 7' property on the corner :of Crabb and j the grafting was in progress tbe Street. The building will i Pittsburjr, councils were tempoi c have i frontage lot 75 feet on Dufferin Abnormally large, there were 44 wards and took hue-suppers, returning m gfc J jn pittsburg and 15 in Allegheny will be three stories in-height with altogether 152 select and corn- time 10 participate in 'the final vote. "I'ne meeting was srriotly private and fhe press was not admitted, and when a representative injected him-i fullbascnicnt. It is to contain s-.xmon council men, a stores and forty-six double offices. body. most unwieldy _ self into the room his exit soon fol- The basement will be twelve feet deep j lowed and there iwss a general lock- ing of doors and closing of windows to prevent further (interruption or th2J.t_ possibility of eavesdropping. The? ie- i.resentatives of the Grain Growers and will be used as a bowling alley and barber shop. The estimated cost of the building thousand dollars. aud thc Association will meet, t.he immediately. in the morning when the names of; the committee will be tendered immediate steps taken >to arrive at, at definite conclusion as to he most de-; slnible method of procedure. The names were with eld until Che -meet-j ing between the two parties which j will probbly take place at 10 o'clock. BALLOON TROPHY LOST Paris, .March American vpress Company which forwarded. TVin tne international b.illoon trophy, says i IJ> i-v i v v I -i i- it -that the cup was olaced on boaro tine tract for thc excavation ot-the cellar IM t.ho work steamer Oceanic at Southampton, asd I that the company holds the bill of lading. I The express company cannot nnr' derstand the failure to find the tro- THREE DROWNED IN ONTARIO RIVER j phy when the steamer reached New YOI'K. P1TTSBURG IS IN AN AWKWARD mittee met tonight and passed hospital was the scene of fatal accident last night shortly bc- j SETTLERS' RECORD following motion: construction oft .the 'Hudson's Bay of its powers to report from t3me to tme conferred by the order of ref-1 lore twelve o The victim was! Harbor, aged 3S. Hr was taken Rv. norilieast from The Pas. accord- viffering do report Ks proceedings up j to the hospital on to and inclusive of this meeting to; from typhoid fever and last in the House delirium while the nurse was absent from the room for a moment he walk ing to reports' there and incidentally engineer -W. ,T. Gifford, of Ottawa, -who is in charge has received commendation from Chief Engineer J. A. Arm- strong for >rhe splendid location he found for the road. ed to the window, raised it and POLICE COURT At the city police court this morn- ing H. Enckson >was remanded on the charge of disorderly conduct. SEALING VESSELS ARE MAKING GOOD SK. John. March 22.-Ten days the screen to thc ground the steamer Florisela flagship of the ILIlt aitfi intrt ui sealing fleet has reported by wiro- in a Winnipeg dispatch that a wuisfceg had 'been encountered on the line of the railway, -which had rendered a stoppage of work neces- sary and unless a new route were found made the prospects of delay that with five other ships, vhe has reached the sealing grounds :r-d begun work. Already she has itn o'clock this morning. James Smith. Peter Frank MagraMi. Harry wfre wen fined three dollars and costs for disorderly conduct. Charles -White pleaded gui-Hy TO t.h charge of draying without a li- but sentence reserved for Brickson.i cenrun. A report jusr received stat- es that a route has been chosen which is not only free from diffi- ibut ijs two nules (Shorter than the other, being a distance of fifty-eight miles 'between the two points whereas -Che .other was fiO milies. thousand skins aboard with other animals ready for flaying. The steamer Eagle has 000 captures and the Algerine Harry Bean from Gretna. 'to Warner. Charles Larson from Grelna, Man. to Wrur.er. Teeswatcr, Out., accident at a four miles Not lo Enough Virtuous Aldermen Form a Quorum ,T i F.Utsbnrc. Peun.. March 22.-An Man.. u from here Mrs. .lost-ph Somple, her I situation has tieve'o daughtcr Crissie and Mrs. Elliott, a relation from Liverpool, Eng., lost i Rush from Clifford. Ont, their Uves m thc rr-er which runs in the city's councilmanic bod'fg tlirouSh the enforced resignation of a numher of members because of their to New Dayton. A. Thomson srom Cnlville, Wash- to Raley. J. W. Sealie from ColviEVe, Wash- through iho farm. Mrs. Elliott's was thc only one saved. Thc confessjons gnju Jn connectlon vjtll .bribery conspiracy and ot'iers three storeys holow. He was picked up m an unconscious j t condition and taken back to his bed.j where he expired shortly after four J. E. Mason from Colville. Wash.. j to Raley. I women started to row across the ri- j-eaaons of the ver to a neighbor's but thc swollen waters swept thc boat away before I they could use thc oars and overturn- Ho leaves-a wife and four children. Thc case is particularly sad, owing! to the destitute circumstances of the) familv. it The accident was seen by Miss New Dayton. Mattie Somple, who called her bro- il. H. Snowdon from Winnipeg