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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta I W. ,i 1 A f V" 'A? t V v K x c v VOL I. L E T H B R 100E, ALB C Jl T FRIDAY, 27, ItOI WREDS OF HINDUS FOR CANADA at Hog Kug It _- i _ j-j. _ Start 61 Tif ACTMI tkePacic L' r ToiWtol March Counsel today the city.couiiciboMn appeal against the of" Meredith, supporting the by-iaw to reduce Jhe liqour city from to 7 SIR FREDERICK ..WoHyille, --N. S., March Union" party of Kings county decided to oppose Sir Frederick POSTMASTER ATBURDCTT mm BRIEFS of Western of Brandon, dufd at yesterday. tion. JCo candidate is named, but it is generally thought that Dr.' Chipman be the man. r March of Hindus are -now lying in Kong "come to Vancouver. All these men are from Calcutta where they' bought transportation to this countiy. There was ho trouble brewing in British Columbia which would likely interfeie with their land- ing Jiere when they left then land. But, things were different by the time-they reached Hong Kong and they .11 c held pending a settle- ment of the various questions-affect ing their light Canada. The bar standing against ,the en- trance-of .these Hindus is now down attempt been made r i i i f them acioss the continent. It'ib learned, that1" th'ere are no Hiif P. R.--fet'eamer EnV press of due to reach Van- couver next "Monday 'from the-Orient nor are th'ere 'any "ton the steamer Lennox -which left Hong Kong 'yes ierday for Vancouver. It. is evident that the C. R. is opments. Judge Grant today gave permission f r a cross-examination of all aliens who wish to become British subjects. This is the first time th'it a similar ouler has been made in" Canada in forty years. Regarding Japanese, Clrmese" jind Hindus, Judge Grant said, "With the hundreds of these' immigrants whc seek naturalization "the action has come" to be purely matter of form Jt i.s argued before "me that many ol the Japanese not only retain theii allegiance, to the MikUdo whih sweaiing allegiance, to King Edward. but are "under bonds to friends and relatives to return to the flowery kingdom when called upon." Then almOst every 'part of the globe awaiting naturali zation in natural', nation certificates alone can1 thej obtain fibhing'licenses' pri NOTHING IN STORY A St.- Catherines, Ont., March Chief of Police Parnell denies that a young i Armenian has been, grossly llltreated -and that he had been'tied to tho railway track. He says in- vestigation proves Hiat the young man's .companions have, been caring for him to the best of their ability. The young man is suffering from brain tiouble. Wko Had Penoi SHAKE-UP IN RUSSIAN ARMY Two Proabmt Gaerak To Resip St. Petersburg, Maich com- nittec whoie duty it is to pass on jhe qualifications of army ofliceis, 23 m posed" of. Grand Duke Nicholas, Minister of War and, other of high- rank, "has Reiss to- resign These two offi- Medicine Rat, Maich Ho waul Connors, postmaster of Burdette, a point on the Crow's Ne.st fifty miles fcouth of here left' Unit village on Sunday last to spend a day in Medicine Hat, and has not been heard of since. His friends are -in the city today'trying to find the missing man but the mounted'" police can find no trace of him. He had three or -four hundred dollars with him'and-fears of foul -play are shocks were elt in yp.-.twliy, Ko lanuge 31. manager of cinc and -died.' John lis Bhanty in a chair- mistake for med- down from was found dead hotel COKTRACTLET FOR THE NEW RY.UNE TO WIND UP FIRM Toionto, Mai eh k for winding up Menxie Wall Paper Coy? came up in single cuurt at Osgoode Hall this morning but was adjourned pending a meeting of Creditors.' Ne- gotiations are fetill in progress for the re-organization of the company. d.iv. He was 'lorir-nim' years old. Douglas was brought fiom near TolleahAn to Toronto in of a answer charge of robbing itcDonald cattle r hf' The Senate banking and commerce committee paired bilU to of Vancouver and Anglo-Caiiidiiijr and Continental banks. The Grand Tronic freight office at Chatham, entcied during last night a'nd -the dynamited but the exploeipir 'failed to open the door. The nothing. CadridiMWi CMMKC to COUNTERFEIT MONEY Toronto, Ont., March Per- cy Sherwood, chief, of Dominion po- lice and Sergeant -Parkinson, ard worikng in the city to discover the bumf of counterfeit jhoney being" assed here. The coins are excellent are somewhat smoother iniirthe real article. v AT D. J. HILL Winnipeg, March contract has been let by the t C. 1'. R. for the building of the new Lethbridge-Mjacleod line to Jaase and McDon- ald. The cut off will be fin- ished this year, and the con- tract involves -the expendi-- viiure of about h'alf a million dollars. The line is only thirty-six miles" in length, and the grade' will be so slight that >it" will be equival- t ent to aTy level line. Work will start upon con-, f. once, arid a large number of men-will be em- ployed. "jcnerals Kock and i.heir coininisdions. ?eis were charged with complicity in ,he surrender of Port Arthur to the fapanese. General Reiss complied vith the request, but General Fock leclined ending an investigation of he charges brought in connection vith his iccent duel with Smirnoff. who is. ving his sentence Jn the tfoitrcss )f St. Peter and n writing his memoirs.' C. P.'R. INSPECTOR Derrick Fell upon D. J. McKenrie, of Nelson, B. C. Nols'iiv March McKen- of this city, C. P. R. bridge in spector was instantly killed this morn- ing at bridge 47-5 near Cascade in the boundary district'. Deceased was jut this morning with a wrecking train to haul some displaced cars on the track. The big steam derrick .va.-j at'woik replacing the ears at-the point in question wlien Jt r collapsed ind tinned over falling en McKen- 7.ie. killing him instantly." Deceased was foity yea is old and loaves :i widow and thieo little chikhen. Me Keii7.ie was'a Mason and'member o the Ih otheihood of Railway Train ilVIL SERVANTS NOT CONTENT Catse Great Deal of Interest es Present Berlin, -March the acceptance The matter o ir. David J. Ilil now American minister at the Hague us American ambas-sador to SLICCCC Di Hill has come from it ha Ciennan sfd by declaring thut-he is n person no SPEED OF TRAINS Must Slow "Down "to Ten Miles an Hour sat Unprotected Crossings Out.] March Sen ate last, night considered the Lancas lei bill "and adopted iinpoiian amendment by. "Senator Beique. provides "in effect that passenge trains must slowdown to ten 'mile an hour at unprotected crossings ui less an .order to' the contrary is is sued by- the railway commission. J JOHN STOVE sicoie fcst NEW HOMESTEAD TOWNSHIPS Edmonton, March new bwoships wiU'oe opened for home- on-Friday, April rd. The survi'7 plans have been eceived and -are registered at the dominion land titles office. The fol- owing'are the new townships t'j be pened. Townships 59, G9, 80; ange 3, 4, 4; Meridian 4, 4, 6, res- actively. Met MR. BRODEUR DENIES RUMOR Not Resign Portfolio To Go On the Bench Ottawa, March rumor is in that Mr. Unxleur would resign the portfolio as minister of marine and fisheries to take a seat on the Supreme Court bench in place of Justice Girouard. Mr. Brodeur says the report is ab solutely untrue and without the slightest justification. ENGLISH FOOTBALL RESULTS London, M.xich 5s gomcspla etl throughout last Tiuiy 2T -Vston Villa 1 Kvcrton 2, "Uoltoti Wanderers l JInnchcstcr 2, -Jliridlesboro 1, 3, Liverpool'0, Sundor- huul 'I, Blackburn R, hirnungham 1. New Castle U., 3, Bristol City 0, Chelsea 0. Woolwich A, 1, Munchcs- tcr II, Sotts CouliLy 0, Shaflielt U., H, Shenioltl W.r 2, Notts Forest 1 MURDER COMMITTED AT PARRSBORO, N. S Vith Recommendations Made by'the Government Commission- Ottawa -M.irch servants ire not too well satisfied with the eport of the commissioners laid on ,he Uble of the House of Commons Cfeterdav Stiieturcs -on ncompctcncy of some ind othcTals has -hit departments many hard. Che idea of meriting an increase be- 'ore receiving _it as recommended., m her report is not popular. Civil ser- anticipated increases by class- 's rather than individually. do Micy hvld to b? that of nediocrc men. The minimum or deputy ministers is well-received. WHERE DID THE MONEY GO? Consignment to Bank of Montreal in Colingwood Missing Toronto, March 27ASupt. Eastman the Express Co. left for Collihgwood this morning "to investi- gate" the disappearance of a package money consigned to the Bank oJ Montreal branch there yesterday. The package, contained one thousanc one dollar bills and was placed on board the tiain yesterday morning other words.-the amendment wi throw onus on railway company to se'cuif permission'ffo'm Railway Com- mission as to the speed- at which trains shall run' over different crns- 'antl "ill contrary state- sings. The bill IKAV stands for third reading." POLITICAL CANDIDATES Labsr Men ts Contest Four Toronto Constituencies ncnts arc inventions put into circu- lation bv designing? }t r T t states that' the oifpo-sUion? Uill is American, not' German. Mr. is explained to have IKJCH confined to transmitting the "Emperor's definite communication. Lo_ Piesident lloowxclt. :U5s majesty at the .siinie tiino a dis- tingtiibhed personal friend of Presi- dent Roosevelt who ib now In Ger- many to write the executive concern- hie the l-jinppioi's unwillingness to receive Dr. Uill. It is possible thsxt the foreign alike is npt aware of the second communication wiiioh is jiro- The death took place this afternoon shortly 'after one o'clock at the Gait Ho.spital of John Stovel, one of the oldest, best known and most es- teemed residents of Lethbridge. Mr. Stovel has been confined, to his home for a week or more and was yesterday taken, to the Gait hospital_to operated upon. He passed through the- operation successfully and this morning was reported to be doing is well as could be expected. As the day progressed, however, he grew weaker and' passed away peacefully ihis afternoon. John Stovel was -an old timer.- He 'iad been in Western x Canada' for nearly thirty years and had practi- cally 'resided in Lethbridge since the lay of its" birth. He was a'native of jporgiar When-he came to Western Canada" first he engaged with the Canadian Pacific railway, then under Construction. IMer he became as- sociated with the Northwesf'Coal and Navigation Co., then operating the historic "turkey trail" between Dun- nore 'and Lethbridge. He came, to: Lethbridge and was in the employ >f the company here until he joined ;he staff of the I. G. Baker Co. When the Hudson's Bay Co. purchased the Business of the I. G. B'aker Q. he vent into its service and remained intil he was appointed agent of the "J. P. R. at Medicine Hat. When the Northwest Jobing company, was in August, 1893, he be-- 'ame si'cretiiry treasurer and t re- nained in that position until his. death. Mr. Stovel was a public spirited nan. He was'a member of the first bably still- the .tritus-Atlantic iii tiil. Y. S. SHEPARD T. S., March K. Smith, butcher, shot and killed James Rector at noon yesterday and then turned the weapon upon himself firing the bullet in his mouth. Rec- tor "only lived a few minutes but "Smith is alive, though he cannot ic- cover. The cause of the tragedy is not known. Smith was working in his shop when Rector cnHed on him and remarked that he (Smith) was not looking well whcrcujxHi the latter a revolver and withoii saying a word fired point blank at Rector. The coroner's jury returned a diet that Smith'-was- temporarily in sane when he fired the f'Ual shot. Today it is thought that Smith will recover from his wounds, let-.which he fired into his month, entered the nork. Smith always bun- ter and the general belief is that his act was result of temporary in- sanity. He had ar. attack of the grippe a few weeks ago. Rector was Ottawa. March order, in council was passed today providing ,hat all immigrants should come di- rect to Canada from the country of "heir birth. The former oider which ,vas declared illegal by the British' Columbia courts, delegated this to the minister of the interior of ordering it to be done. The new order has been declared .vithin the powers of the government The case of the city of TjOthbridge Moreover, it is not a municipal case vs. Itppplcr was taken "up at the as the corporation is a provincial District Com t this morning. Judge corporation, with power to do bust- "Pistrict Court this morning. The counsel C. F. P. Conyfocare, K. C., for the city and T. M. the dcfond.xnt A. the ic of Calgary for Ifcppler- and Association. The case arises from the bylaw of the city forbidding the soliciting of insur.nvjc. selling of real estate and other brokerage business being car- ried on in the city by parties not hav ing a city license to do so. A., yt, TTcppier ,01 Cardston, acting under the instructions -from the Underwrit- cial corporation, word it- ness in the province. He contended cliiusc charter was repealed subsequent act of tlie legislature dulling will! provin- the Act the mandatory, bonce Applies to l.ethbridge' as to any other city ami -if the terms of the' charter .ire not expressly roixjal- cd they arc by implication as the city is in province. NTho city is thereby Corpora- tion Taxation Art from taking -am license fee from .1 provincial corpor- hy the department of juhtice. Thej C vl i of the power of the city to tax the )biection taken before was that the il iii agents c.f companios that have paid 'ovornor m -council could not dole-Is ege not enjoyed by other municipal- hardship to others. ties which i Fc read a letter to C. 1'. McQueen of Calgary, stating the remarks of Premier Huthcrforcl, promising to the insurance companies, power to carry on business without nnj other than provincial tax. The judge would not allow the letter to be "'taken sis', argument. City Solicitor Gonybcarc .in reply said that anything pertaining to is municipal legisla- tion. Referring to the repeal by im- NEARLY--A DISASTER Car.Full Near Toronto Had A Narrow Escape Toronto, March of Toron- to and York Railway company's big cars came, within -an ace of being precipitated with a load of passen- gers into' the swollen waters of Mi mico .Creek hist nialit. When the car ran on the bridge 'the structure mine time of .the board of governors Gait Hospital, an institution vbich always could rely on his .loyal .kindly assistance. His death will be mourned by all those who enjoyed hia acquaintance, rlc: was a kind, unassuming pentle- He leaves to mourn his -demise, Stovel, formerly Miss Wardman, i daughter one oE the pioneers of. fcutlibridgc. Arranpt-numts for the funeral have lot j-et been cojnipleted. EX-WARDEN McNULTY ;CHOSEN .Peterb'o'ro, Mirch "McN.ulty, was nominated for the Legislature by East Peterboro -.Is. shivered ominous from end to' cracking was end and an heard while the north sank twelve inches. Motorman Wrey sent the car across saMy when it was found that the spring rush had moved the upright piles out of perpendicular causing the cross timbers which sup RAFTING LUMBER TO LETHBRIDGE THE PLAN AN IDAHO LUMBER- MAN HAS IN IASTIC OVER THIS COUNTRY'S VAST RESOURCES. Jas. K. Fogg of St. Anthony. Id- :iho, who has purchased tlie' cut of. pert the bridge and track to break.liog, Of Tt will be some time before tho plication he quoted -3laxwell saying j. bridge can be used with safety. that repeal hy Jnijtlication must not Ix; considered unless inevitable1. Thej m 'council "could not dele the work to the minister. An act will In- passed also but the Association to make a test cascjation. The act incorporating the City of I.cthljriiliC'' cannot ored a private ,m but a general act. ic provincial corporation tax. .solic- ited insurance in 1-ctKbrirtge and at rested for so doing. Magistrate :ind then-fore il perfectly compe- tent for the lotri'-Utiirc to roponl ncl by In the suhsf W tMUl'l U1U H'i LUC sent the ca.se up to the District rCourt; -resen-ing his Corporation Ta charter of Lethlmdge in-hot. will i LEAGUE MEETING The meeting to complete the after1 the case had tried by the Court. At the suggestion of the Judge, however. .impSicnti the cities of Mthnoi Tl.it- find Lethbridge bul-uthr of the Cit> League will be held Jpnight in the Young Men's 'Club parlors. -The niccting is tWO iVrtin rltlli rtn nin hi> follows; "It being admitted by the defendant that he was the 'of the O -V T f f> t t. 41 U- CV> fc H W" T 'had comntied with the conditions 1 0 nt. Principal Mi.rden 'Lethbridge Charter Act and the Cor-j porations Taxation Act were" two en- tiri'Jy different things, of agents is a policing power, not an assessing csr nivenuo The provincial tax is according to ruven uc and hence an assessing power while the city tax is merely a police T: not regulation'tax. Maxwell was quoted as saying that a general act enjoy a privi-.docs not repeal a. particular act. The Corporation Taxation Act is general j while the Charter a particular Act! A general net cnnnot repeal a bylawi or Rven-n custom of a city or bor-: REFUGEES LEAVE HAYT1 Port An Prince, Hayti. March l iu> the various in .Port Au Prince to the number of 75 will for Kingston, this '_ mcfning on the German cruiser Bre- men. All but Cwo of the refugees re- fused tliiV; government guarantee of PQ! safety if they elect to return to their homes. They preferred to the countrv. :-March INTERCHANGE OF TICKETS Montreal: March C. P. R. Waterlon Lumber, ..power i, 'Oil -Co. at the Wuterton Lakes was in the city for a day'or twoithis week. Mr. Fogg had yist -returned from a trip over the country between Cnrdston nnd the and like osliers who have seen that dis- ti'k-t for thft time is enthusias- tic over it. Tie has taken farms two of his younger brothers on the Cochrane ranrh recently purchased by the Mormon (Church. I Speaking of Ihe lumbering opera- tion, Mr. Togg stated that the com- pany would this year, cut "the'lumber at the lake and if possible drive it down tlie river in rafts bridge. The river is very winding, so much so. that he estimates the A linn lines yesterday decided distance from the Inke to'Lethbridge of constitution and election of offic-illnv Corporations T.xMition Act. did school holds 1 ill-ills. At a ers. Supt. AVlls-on chairman of the' cnrrj- on business" ,vs an insurnncc] committee on constitution xvill pro-, broker in the ciU Ixthbridge on street on fire] The -Judge called his attention mtMing of the public.the clause by TvCgislatnre; er lines to Kurope [to into an ajrreeinenl In-twecn to bo one hundred and. fifty miles. toj all the American and Can.ulian steam- i After the lumber''is' cut it will IJCT for nil) built .into rafts feet long, 1G an fellow of good char- SCnt his report will H. Feb. actcr. hand, chairman of the therefor. without having a lie 1 fuid him guilty of i sclnol board sugcested tliat the n-serves the "right to repeal, amend inlrrchang'e. o! return tickets. Under ,Ve.t wide and 10 inches deep. Kx- drills be madf realistic. or revoke' any .section of the. charter.} the mtw; agreement a passenger'.can pert raflsihiMi will pil Instead of through the old The Frank Paper says: K. W. h.irdt, formerly with Ihe Union Bank here, and who has filling the position of manager temporarily at Con-ley, left Saturday evening for Calgary, to which place he had been transferred at the time "of being sent to Cowlcy. Before leaving a numlxsr of his friends gathered at the Im- perial hotel nnd presented him with a -token of esteem in the form of a purse of SlGo in gold. are the cc, four c'.uV: cnteretl Mhe rhnrgo l.iifl and K.X.AV.M.P.. Y. nuniniuin M C., and the Press. A full ing is dosired a? Impose theHr.rnnlily of h.i'.inp the children rise j prettily from h-'ir seats'at the alarm, mect-l A power to any such winding np of the W. J. Gardner com- and replied to halls iv.th accustom them to actualities. He suggested that brfore sounding alarms fr ilrill it would be well to fill the solicitor maintained that the} buy his ticket to Kurope from Mont- Halifax or St. Johns and ar- to''return on any other Can- had not been expressly repeal-] real, ed and the.' only possible is i range by implication. He refuted, the or" American line he-pleases. watch caso rmnufactnrers, willvnominal capital of and Taxation Act of Albcrla docs volumes of smoke, to In.- brought up lli.it the Corpora- In this way Mr Morden believes that the children could be so hardened by the Instrument, and Chemical com- not ap'ply to Lethbndgc by staling j the similitude that they would lose ali terror of the. actuality and march out puny" of Toronto with nominal capi- that the province was in existence I he city charter was granted. making faces at the flames. legislation passed at any time applied only to other legislation then" in forcf. In regard to the bridge charter, such an idea would be meaningless its when it was pass- ed there was no Alberta legislation in existence, all the bills passed, by the first: legislature'being assented to on the of May. The judge reserved-his decision. Hut to conntoraci this privilege there will be no more reduced rates for round trips and the return juomoy pilot the rafts after some boulders have been blast- ed nut. This method is too expen- sive to kirep up, so the company will build its mill at Lethbridge rea- dy for the next season's cut. Mr. Fogg says it would not pay to do otherwise than to have the mill at casting Just much as a single way T.ethbridgo. To make it pay they trip. This change was discussed at! drive nt least five million feet the recent meeting of the Atlantic Mown the rivet- at a time. lines in Liverpool at which the rate war ended, but -as the Canadian and other lines did not go-into.it, it was not put into effect. lie judges that Ihore will be plenty of water in the River to make the rim with but very little difficul- ty. ;