Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
e Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRHXIE, ALTA., TUESDAY, MARCH 30, VIQORIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES Give Dreadnought To Imperial Govern- ment NO, 12. Melbourne, March Prem- iers of New South Wales and Victo- ria have decided to offer one Dread- nought to the imperial government on behalf of their respective states. This offer is a result of negotiations between the two states, undertaken since it became apparent that the commonwealth government was not prepared to take any steps in this direction. Subscriptions will he made on the basisk ot population. New South Wales, contributing and Victoria LEFT NEW BORN INFANT WITH INDIAN Moose Jaw, Sask., March Mounted Police have on their hand a newly born infant which was le: at" the Indian encampment near th city yesterday by an unknown cou pie. According to the Indian's st'jrj a man and woman in a... smart ri drove up to the encampment yes'tei day afternoon presumably to bu, some horses. Both the man and th woman stepped from the rig, the lat ter carrying a parcel and while, he companion engaged, the ii C3nversation the woman entered on_ of the tents and returned without the parcel. The two made for the rij immediately afterwards and rod away instantly. Hearing, a weak from the tent, a squaw entered and 1 white male child wrapped in shawl. es was found. While the police ac yet have no clue as to the identity of the couple, developments are ex pected shortly. BIO FIRE RAG'iNG IN ROCHESTER, N.Y. Loss Will Be Over a Quarter Million Lives Reported to Be Lost Rochester, N. Y., March upper floor of the Reynolds Arcade broke out at 1.09 p.m." today on the in East Main St.. in the centre of the retail district. The building is a land mark, occupied on the lower floor by the Western Union Telegraph company, a large restaurant, several cigar jewelry stores, a grocery and a men's furnishing store. On the second and third floors woie .Teal estate offices, the Reynolds Arcade Library and the Rochester Checker and Chess club, a number of tailor- ing and cigar manufacturers. The flames spread so rapidly that the res- taurant patrons were .driven out by the smoke and the occupants of the other places barely escaped leaving their belongings behind. The West- ern Union offices were gutted and telegraphic communication for the time was destroyed. The west wing of the Arcade was soon a mass seething flames which shot up through the roof and extended to the west wing. The firemen directed their efforts towards, saving the Main St. side. They were badly handicap- ped by falling glass. One fireman was injured. Shortly before 2 o'clock the flames spread into the Exchange Place Building in State St. At 2 o'clock the fire was not yet under con- trol. The entire fire. %hti.og appa- ratus of the city was engaged. The loss so far is estimated at A CANADIAN NAVY To Co-operate IB Close Relation With Imperial Navy Canada's Policy Enunciated By Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Accepted By Hon. R. L Borden Ottawa, March Luuricr announce ch Sir Wilfrid' ...There has been no contribution should persist in the course adopted ed tho policy of the 'wards .Empire defence, Canada had ago. The fact could cot be'dis- in regard to British na- J been busily engaged. in developing her guised chut at present was a passing val defence in the following resolu- tion: resources and laying them bare to the world without moving a finger to SERIOUS ANTI JEWISH RIOTS IN PERSIA London, March special to the London Times from Teheran, Per. sia, says that an anti-Jewish riot oc- curred at Kennanshah, the only im- portant provincial town which is still .Royalist. The mob accused a Jew of beating a Mohammedan to death, attacked the Jewish quarter and kill- ed- one Jew and wounded two others. The special goes on to say, that the rioters ransacked-172 houses and accused Jews was subsequently be- headed by order of the Governor. BIG FIRE AT CUSAN CAPITAL Havana, March serious fire that started on the- docks shortly after 11 o'clock this morning had made such headway by noon that grave fears are the shipping in port. The ,flames are Spreading rapidly and driven onward by a hea- -vy gale, they threaten to sweep the entire water front-of ...the city. Sev- eral schooners lighters and launches are ablaze and drifting' down with the wind. Their uncontrolled pro- gress is endangering., the'steamers, and other craft anchored in the harbor. It is rumored that a large German steamer anchored out in the bay al- ready is on. fire but the. smoke is so thick that it is impossible to obtain verification of this report. The flames statted on the wharf of the Havana Central Ry., located on the upper side, of the harbor. The fire was under control at one o'clock. The will be heavy but the fire is less serious than was at first supposed. The German steamer which was lying at a wharf, is badly damaged. Her crew escaped with the exception of three men who are reported to have been CASTRO ALLOWED TO GO HOME -'That this. House fully recognizes provide means of their defence in Jaied by the uuty 01. cue people of Canada' time of need. Though the- militia'de-part from her as trioy increase; in numbers and'system had bevn developed, if Cana-.'btite at once wave in which could bo traced anger, enthusiasm., and iear, niaybe calcu- ATTEMPT MADE ON ROOSEVELT'S LIFE Report that Italian AnarchUt Made Atttmpt on Board the Ram- burg Rome, March report that an Italian anarchist had made an attempt to assassinate Theodore Roosevelt on board the steamer Ham- burg is published today and has ar- oused feelings of anger and conster- nation. Premier Giolitti and foreign minister Tittoni were informed of the alleged attempt while in the cham- ber of deputies discussing the answer to the speech from the throne. They expressed their profound sorrow and said they hoped there was some mis- take in the nationality of the crim- inal. They explained'it was not like- ly that an Italian anarchist would be travelling first class. TO CARRY ON GUERILLA WAR some to force Canada to policy and contri- to the British navv. wealih to in larger muasurfi'da. were to rely upon her militia, he question not new, it was a, the rcsponsiuiliues of national tie-'an ultimate defence, there could he'question of the confederation itself. The House reanirms the outn-1 no douhl that, the niiiitia would do j Jt presented itself in concrete form" in duty but the people would look'the Imperial conference ot The ion reix-aleuiy expressed by repru-, sencaii.es 01 Canada thu-t under' tho present constitutional relations'tnc re' between the old country and DEADLOCK AMONG GRAIN SHIPPERS troops far as naval On Great Bill of Lading Being Considered Toronto, March seems.to be a certainty oi a deadlock in the shipping interests on the Great of proposition was then before the Ca- Lakes the Dominion govern. P T_ 1 i i _i i I UAIHTOC" LI1C JJ VlltJ llJAJiJ. LlVVd'.J of the Bntish; nadMn delegates that all the safc-KO- ment finds a way out of the difficulty. '61 defence was vernmg- dominions should contribute1 This afternoon the Dominion Marine truing domiiuons, the pa.v-j concerned nothing' has been done. Bs-j to the army and navy. This was j Association. met to consider m'wit oi' any stated contribution to and Halifax had been viewed by Canadian the proposed new bill of lading they the imperial i rea.su ry lor naval and the British Government had'with favor. They, declined to accent' desire to have'accepted by the owners Is Evident Plan Of Crazy Snake-Well Fortified t'f Oklahoma City, March 30. With Snake and a large portion of ni.litary purposes would not so far( bev-n relieved of a certain am-'it and presented "their views of what as Canu-Ua is concerned be a ol expense. But no one could'Canada was. prepared to do." of grain elevators and others ship- ping from the head of the lakes as The Venezuelan Government Alters Its De- cision Paris, March French steam thip company today confirmed .thfe >-eport of yesterday that the Venezue- lan had reconsidered its decision not to perniit Castro, the former president of the .Republic.who is returning home on board the Gaudeloupc to land in Venezufi- a. Upon receiving official notifica- tion of this from Senor Paul, The Ven ezuelan commissioner in Europe, the agent, communicated, the change, to the captain of Gaudeloiipe; and' to Castro. i'actory solution of the question .tnaT- -Ksquimaull and Halifax j Sir Wilfrid chen reud to the House well as by those receiving grain at That house observed with' bulked largely in any scheme of .mluni which set forth! or Ontario points satisfaction ihe relief afforded in'il1 Canada had not thV that Canada. prepared to develoo the recent years to the tax-payers of' mcn machinery. No doubt her own system of defence on land the United Kingdom through the iL was good.-to salve our conscience; and sea out would give no rash con- j assumption by the Canadian people ivnen JLne3f Packed us, but Halifax'tribution. That was the position of considerable military expenditure'ancl Esquimault could not figure in'then taken and the., minister saw no formerly charged to the Imperial defence. [reason to depart from it todav. Treasury. Mr. Foster took up the question of; Touching on naval expenditure the "The House will cordially ap- prove of any necessary expenditure designed to promote the organiza- tion of a Canadian' naval service ini how protection-was to be given. If Premier said OTBStHiiis, resolved; itself mto: TWO points, a'con-' on "works of peace but naval defence' tribution of money or a neucleus of must be undertaken upon a line of! ?i Yt ft VTT no-Ho I .w. _ -tl_ 1 j i VANCOUVER LONGSHOREMEN Canada was not action to do for this what had been! position to .build a Dreadnought. done for the inilitia, It last imperial conference and in full sympathy with the view that the naval supremacy of Britaih is es- sential to the security of commerce of the Krnpire and the peace of the world. "The House expresses its firm Diction that whenever the need aris-' es, the Canadian people will hfj found read.y and willing to make! any sacrifice that is required give the imperial authorities tbej most loyal and. as to how the matter, could be The armament of yester- Some people saw an infringement of'day might be obsolete tomorrow Ln Canadian autonomy others thoujrht' 1902 training ships were the exeat i BritfJii might use the money in car- j things. Ji 1007 they were not heard i rying on unjustifiable wars. These'of and it was a question of On Strike For Higher Wages -Shipping Completely Tied Up btt StTUbk and were both without foundation. The admiralty had suggested! oi a contribution no roots two years ago Canada should, notj to the exchequer but Dro-1 -.irines, docks, and toroe-j Vancouver, March the lona: a nayal .force of our own for'does. The Premier thought that we shoremen engaged on the waterfront j coast and home protection. The seed' should proceed, as -with the on strike at noon, today and be sown at, once and Canada'take counst-I with the naval authori-- 'biff-blue funnel Pa. must make a beginning in this oi Britain and after organizing-'Rupert Georgia, and the Puri- the f the Britis: the Subject Introduced 'Mr. Foster, who brought ing. raore definite in. co-operation with the other country and the imperial of some practical plan: of naval defence are ...tied up for the time carry it out'.after our own methods, j According to ..one of the spokesmen thftj This nucleus of .Canada's Eloquent Peroration not man was left on the job after Sir Wilfrid then came to his perora the word was passed that a stoppage and every word was listened to: had been decided upon. The men-are was naval' attentively. Ho hoped the day. would asking for forty cents 'for straight j jtja ;tlljs his band oi Indians, halfbreeds and negroes, apparently trapped in the north. Canadian bottpms, more than. three hundred Oklahoma militiamen, deputies, cowboys, and farmers hur- ried forward at uawu today to win those already. on guard to crush, or capture the belligerents. It was Relieved that the wily chieftain, out- generalled in the duel of military wit by his pursuers, could by no, possi- bility break tlirough the cordon which compassed him about and, which re- lentlessly drew nearer as it was re- inforced during the night. The In- dians were in a timbered stronghold on all sides affording protection tiinst a legion of gattung guiis. Adjutant General Ganton, in Guth- rie, is keeping dose watch, on the sit- uation ready to move on the field and take command -at a moment's notice. He believes Crazy Snake did not make his elaborate preparations merely to yield supinely but that lie wiji- offer a decisive stand. Manv others share with him the fear that there is a long guerilla warfare ahead Had the Snake massed his f ofces and. Sivea the whites open battle .after their own fashion' he would have beau annihilated. He tore his companies into mobs, sending some here and some there and with their sav- age instincts they may be expected to moke full use of the natural .de- fences in which Oklahoma abounds and so prolong' the conflict. CHIEF TO GIVE UP Guthrie, March 30, 1 Crazy Snake, or Chitto Harjo, the chief of the Creek Indians, offered to surrender. The proffer of the wilv oidx chief who has been sought by five companies of state niiUtia since Surt NAVIGATION OPEN ON LAKE ERIE Detroit, Mich, ;March .pas. 5enger traffic season for 1909, on Lake rie''opened today when the .Detroit and Cleveland line steamer, city, of Detroit left here for Cleveland. Abused Horse And Was Fined Yesterday a man named McKav, vho was working for the city haul- ig gravel was caught in the act nC busing one of the horses he was driv ng1 and arrested. He .was poundinc; ric horse. over the head with a sho- subjoct, was-loudly cheered on rising; force would have to be British built'never come Canada would be time, and filly for overtime, instead in sentences he made it; and manned by. British sailors: at'drawn into the conllicts of Europe of' the present prices of thirty-five ttiat it. was a resolution which; but the time would come when but he had no hesitation in saving' cents ami forty cents and "they-have IT rtT I o cvt-i-vtn _ _ _ _ i V i_' _ _ had arisen out of later events andjthe ships would be manned by Cana.- that-'if .that "day should come --when-teen., asking for these terms for soine circumstances. It was not mtroduc-; dian men and officered and built hew. j the supremacy of Britain on the appeal was made L-U m any party spirit. Mr. 1-o.ster, Sir Wilfrid's Speech Wgs challenged it would be the Uutvithis morning for tne increased rate also expressed tne desire that the .Sir Wilfrid Laurier paid a tribute of all the daughters to close around'and the appeal resulted; men whole matter might be kept as far _ to Mr: Foster and' his eloquent speech 'the old mother to make a 'rampart (quitting work. nnSfil AAVk-i-rvM-f t _i. ____ ifj_ji- 11. _ i r. side party contention, to which very little exception could about her to ward off attacks HP.; it seemed to Mr.-ioster that the, be taken. Tic admired-the manner in hoped this day like to see adopted as try and endeavor to impress upon had duties ao perform and what the.v Premier would have desired. It had fellow men, especially, his-compatriots were m reference to the great aues-J always been and .would, always .be'in Quebec his conviction iHatVtbe! tion of the rieicnce of the heritage: Canada's unalterable determination salvation oi England the _ Canadian people enjoyed, to carry out every duty bv vat Ion of Canada foster declared emphaticallv the title of British, subjects. Thev her civil and-religious freedom inat Canada would no longer .ignore would rise to every needed sacrifice she valued in this common duty and responsibilitv r r.o maintain unimpaired the rank? The Opposition Leader hat Mr. s the sal-j that therein lav! The school rooni of Knox Church and was well Jilted- last' evening with the declared Thompson-Potts Bout a Draw Calgary, J jPotts-Thompsph- March The bout at the Lyric theatre last evening resulted iji a draw after fifteen rounds, of good fast, boxing. The decision was a" popular -.onej although Thompson ;had by far tho advantage in the first round. nd cut it up rather badly. Before magistrate MacDougall, he admitted hat He had "Ibs% his temper and a.b- sed the animal. As the accused, was a married man ith a family the magistrate took, a lenient view of the case, and let him off with a fine of and costs and a warnfnsr. m the matter and it was now up to; and status occupied by Canada in >lr. "R. T... Borden toejpepple.. of the Dominion to prove j the Empire and the Empire through- Britain has strengthened the laith m the of, out .the -.world. declared the binding the overseas dominions to 1JierjT-age by.deeds. .This mftt- Premier, -vwe are not to be carried the Motherland.by them full with loud opposition applause, which-'awav or stampeded'from what ha.s and complete autonomy. to when j been the_settled policy and deliberate "resolution of the Premier, Mri Bor- said this was not a time ior par- morning. of the mil- He sent word that he desired to come but he fear- ed to surrender, to the local authorj- -Uas.'-. STATION AGENT SENT MONEY AWAY Clever Trick Money to Alberta in Minot, y. D., March of ifer cleverest attempts to defraud a" rail-- road company that has ever come to light in the annals of western rail, roads was unearthed in the case against Charles- Heed, the Soo agent at Drake, who claimed that he was robbed of while asleep in the hote.1. .Seed was ehecked up by the auditor of the road and found to-be about short. The money could around the hotel, be lurtn tnat it was tne: course which we have laid down hv den duty of. Canada to. defend that hftri- any hasty, feverish action, ty ta'cti. tasre. bad .Canada -dono in cs. In his T members of the Fortnightly Club, and I their guests to hear-Rev. j. A. Clark'-} of'Knox Church, Calgarjr, lecture on j pan oi; however, discovert that" a Ar to sketch ibarrel had been shipped out bf Drake her carewr, Mr. Clark drew attention; by freight the day of the alleged rob- to the outstanding features of..that' bery, and was consigned to the ap- career, which were-that, she was onlvjprbximate locality of Eeed's claim three years at her great work one of in Canada. Following this clue he may It ,va, not or to behooves Canadians as free men to upon taxpayer Can- TT'f Tl j.s-v, me; "in ei LUHU past. asked, towards naval look at the position calmly and ada has taken, over some of the bur- defence. Ihe only reply tha' be made was "ATothing." could i-'J it to ascertain where they'den 5n respect to Halifax and were and Lo determine whether theV; malt. MISSIONARY HERO GIVES UP HIS LIFE Regiaa, Sask., March Cook, a Methodist missionary at Cam- den, who came from England two years ago died today, after some weeks in the hospital. Last winter in his devotion to duty he drove about twenty miles through severe weather to visit one of ttis congregation who was in -Regina--hospital badly frozen. On 'the trip Cook himself was terribly 'frost bitten and, was obliged to en- ter .the hospital. Recently he was discharged but returning to work too soon, he was taken down with fever and today he died. VERY INGENIOUS ARGUMENTS USED COWLEY: NOTES -March Sundav when he made his mantake -the. count j and impressive By Counsel In Action Against the United Hatters Of America confinuation was condct- -times, and healed again in the eleventh. Potts showed all the grit there was in him and after taking three- of the worst "knockout blows in the first ever seen in Calgary he came i was present. back.strong --J -J I bout was Trenton, N. J., March Areu- >iicnt in the case of Samuel Muml- hcim and coiripany.oi New York, acr- ainst TJnitf.d Hatters of North cd in this by the Bishop wheni nine persons were confirmed by thoi AntCr'ca' was heard m the TJ. S. laying on of hands. A large an-d in-' court this afternoon. The case is J Government has -authority to in- NO BOUNDARY BILL TILL TERMS ARE SETTLED Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Statement Re- garding Manitoba Ex- tension Ottawa, March to a question by Br. Roche, Marquette, as to the Government's .intention of troducing .a boundary extension bill this session, Sir Wilfrid Laurier said: the resolution adoptedj session this House authorized the ex- tension of the boundaries of the pro_ virice of Manitoba' out of the North- west territories to the'--extent' there- in specified. Until the Legislature of Manitoba has signified its ac- ceptance of these boundaries and un- til- the Dominion Government and the provincial Government come, to an uTxlerstanding as to" .the financial conditions consequent thereon the DAILY TOTS TO AND FROM SOUTH and at the end of 'the' Mr; Mowattr--cletgyinan in charge of putting it a.l over his man thft mission is popular and highly es- one crowing out of the istrike of anjr legislation on this tnat_ teemed throxighout his large terri- tory. Many witnesses from and had the contest gone a few more rounds Potts would probably have won. In ring generalship' Potts I showed himself to be a past master lat the game and this alone savod Ihim from defeat. There was quite a difference in the styles of the two on (men. careful all the Ti.e station platform and freicrht iPIc covered well hit only when Present a busy appearance theso' Iwero chances to land and his ail-1 being fairly encuml-ered hatters employed by the Mundheim' ter." company. The points at issue arrj1 novel and have been raised for thp. i first time in litigation. Counsel for the North i the company is asking for an iniunc- rdund generalship was 'good. On tho! and with the effects of in- '.ther hand Thompson was settlers. One man from SDO- ii all the timo. He blocked well kanc has arrived with a car load of ras willing to take many chances to stuff, mclurting six horses. He wiU a knockout blow. When the occupy the DuqucMie place along with pn cntcre-1 the. ring just after ten! a half he has located on scrio Fork went to Pinchcr Creek hi con-1 tion based upon two points. One is ncction with the Baillib cattle case j that tho label which the union in-' j sists upon being used and which is of the strike is a violation (Vnti-Trust law. in trade. The other is lhaj. the fines and penalties union upon its mem- intimidation. There; no allegation of violence in THOUSANDS OF "clock it wftsj' seen that the hard training had put both in splendid con lition. Both principals were under the" 138 pounds. Potts was seconded by Jack Bennett, cy Cove. y .1. Cronn, Sm ith Bennett ofTered to box lark "or .Fullerton. Percy Cove yuiced himself as the featherweight Mr. Heaton is taking in a supply furniture to replace what was Vurnort last fall and Mr. C. Hodgson's stuff is here. He will arrive shortly to' ALEXANDER TO GEORGE GEORGE TO ALEXANDER Servian King Changes the Names of; Illegal-Church In England Not Licensed For Fifty Years TheA.R. I. Co. Improving Train Service On South Line nineteen years of age, that she was a raad property, :in 'bills. The military miracle, never having officials believe that this accounts ior an army before she took the freight that has been missing from, mand, ;and that she was betrayed i .that line and now have a new avenue and sold hy the people whom she watch, friended and delivered. As the speak WOMAN DRUGGED St. Thomas; March woman er told oi' the preparation she uncon- sciously received for her work, of her marvellous career in delivering France' found in a shed in the city under and of brave and. clever defence influence of drugs- and was iden- tified as Mrs. Annie farm- er's wife .front near ,Lon- On Thursday next Warner will he opened as a telegraph and billing sta- tion with a.resident agent. Arrangements are now being for a daily tram service south as far. sis. Coutts. The train to aud from Montana will: run us uyual as it is now. But it ..is expected that the repairs to the C. tunnel, which was burnt out. will be completed in a couple of weeks when an change of time lablo will be arranged, more satisfactorj.lv to tho travelling public. In the meantime a temporary shift is being made to relieve tne Ta- cal travel between Lethbridge and Coutls. On Tuesday, Thursday Saturday an effort will madv inve a daylight service as far outts. for the affair. carried on at the trials which finallv ended in; her martyrdom, the audience was held spellbound in surprise, svm-j stm unable to account pathy and admiration. Mr. Clark had a splendid story and he told it, well. W. A. Hamilton, president of tho Fortnightly Club was chairman. A solo by Mr. Cooper was rendered in splendid style and was greatly en- joyed. After the lecture, the Club served refreshments; bringing to a close a most enjoyable and profitably evening. Father Lacombe Is Grateful BIG INCREASE IN THE YIELD Authority Says Yield in South Will Increase Three or Four Fold. Among the visitors in the city today is Dearth of-Decatur. 111-., who is spending the day here with L. H. Jeliff (jf Spring Coulee. Mr. Dearth has sold his land at Spring Coulee to W. L. Thompson who own adjoining land. He thinks this country is the real thing and expects to make fur- ther inye-stnionfe here. .In the course of conversation with Mr. Jeliff, the Herald was informed that the winter" wheat in the spring t Coulee-district looks well. Mr. Jel- iff is in receipt of a letter from L. P. to Strong, the general manager of the Alberta Pacific Elevator Co., in which the latter says that as a result of his Bovd Kpllev take possession of J. C. Drewrv's' m y C 7r placo. last named has. purchas- b Hi. Sons Londob, March 29.-The county oi 'etl a tract' oh Todd: Crwk. Belgrade, March peter' Buckinifharn has been thrown into where erect a handsome new issued a ukase fodav chanpins? thp I at the discovery which wag a.n- p. Porticr is hauling materials mect ict month. of Canada and that. for a new house which will be a cred- Billy Allen some time! to the now town of Cowfey. issued a ukase today changing the at tne wnicn wai names of his sons. The step is officially today that all en to. preserve-the head of the house of Karageorge vitch. The former crown of George as celebrated at the Parish church Karaeeonre-' of St. Jamos, Brad well, during post. fifty years nre illegal. This church, prince, has been the scene of thousands of V- i Lu debating society wrested with who last week renounced his rights i weddings of couples from all parts of BHIy louder received a great problem of Canada's separation: to the throne, will henceforth ba t the country. It now appears that, ".1. any foxer in_ from the Empire, last week, and known HS Alexander, while Alexander j the- church'was never licensed to cel- or tbe balanced were tnc arguments, George's younger brother now recog-! ebrate marriages. Steps will be of the Potts-Thompson bout at thot a vote being .taken, the idea nized as Crown Prince will be known on to legalise tho nmrriaces so was negativetl by a majority of as George, legal lj there. INQUEST ORDERED Stratford, March coroner empanelled 'a jury today to .investi- gate into the death of James Dunn whose body was found in the Em- pire hotel. The evidence is conflict- ing. REWARD FOR MURDERER Hamilton, Out., March men E lis and Applegate in the city council this evening presented a reso- lution offering a reward of for .the capture of the man wlio shot Constable Rarrv Smith. POLICEMAN KILLED Trenton, Mo., March heading a posse of citizens hi pursuit of two safe blowers, City Marshall Caraway, was shot and probably fa- tally wounded here today. tour of the south country he expects the yield of wheat this year to be from three to four times greater than i-t was last year. REAR ADMIRAL GEORGE CONVERSE IS DEAD Washington. D. C., March Admiral George Converse died at his home here today. Although on the retired list several years he was still in active service at the time o'f'-'his death, being president of the board of construction. RHEUMATISM TOO MUCH FOR PADEREWSKI New York, March Pad. crewski, the pianist, sailed for Eu- rope today on the steamer Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse. i3e was com- pelled by rheumatism in his arms to cancel the remainder of his Ameri- can tour. Father Lacomfae left today for Pin- cher Creek and from there he will re- turn to Calgary to complete arrange- ments for the location of the home at jVJidnapore which he will establish for tho destitute and the orphans of Alberta. ile sees a great change in IsetH- brtdge, but the change is for the best has improved in .its build- ings. But it needs, more public build such as a post office, and house. Canvassing ai'ound. town and. climh- inar so many stairs was tirmg to the aged father. But it was not love's iair.or lost for the total subscriptions he secured amounted to over five hun- dred dollars. He is well pleased with the cordial reception he, receiv- from all people and wishes to .ex- press thanks for the generous re- sponse to the appeal of '.he aged mis sionary on behalf of the orphans anVj destitute of Alberta. -Any who were unable to subscribe as vat but who wish to do so may ham1, their sub- scriptions lo T. E. Patteson of Fa.- Van Tighetn, of this city, or by mail direct to Father Lacombe ACKKESSTO MARRY New York, March the marriage licenses: today, at the city hall was one for age of Elsie Fay, the Actress; to. En- sign Leslie Barrett Anderson; -tT.ff. N., now attached to the battleship Missouri. WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY ON GREAT LAKES Chicago, Ills., March ger steamers on the Great are to be equipped this season with wire- less telegraphy apparatus to be op- erated by the United Wireless Tele- graph Co.