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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Daily Lethbridge Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 1900. NO. n. TEN MILLION LOAN TO GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC Proposed By Hon. W. S. Fielding Borden Criticizes G. T. P. But Not the Loan- Advocates Government N Ownership Ottawa, March the House of Commons today Mr. Fielding intro duced the resolution authorising a loan of ten million dollars to the Grand Trunk Pacific Hallway. He appointment of the National Trans- continental commission for purely Po- litical services. It was in direct con trast to thu.United States which appointed skilled engineers to buim the Panama Canal. The government) NAVIGATION OPENING WILL BE EARLIEST YET Ice Bridge at Capo Rouge is Gone- Broken by Ice Breaker Montcalm Montreal, March Govern- ment. ice breaker, Montcuhn, which has been working at the Cf.pe Eouge leu bridge since the eighth of Febru- ary, succeeded in breaking her way through this afternoon and the bridge will be on its way down stream with the next tide. As a result it is ex- pected that the opening of naviga- tion at Montreal this spring will1 be one of the earliest on record. The opening generally is delayed on ac- count of the ice bridge holding, at this point. ONTARIO LEGISLATURE NEAR ITS CLOSE Toronto, March James Whitney proposes to close up the present session of the Legislature on and to insure agaiu-st s. the premier has that the government would j had really guaranteed nine-tenths of j hn a cnfMivii v 1-rvn nn-f! l-ilC COSL Ol tilO cLU'Cl COtH- j 11U vc tllUt'lSS QVVUJ. J.UA i i en Mvm TT ru I i T ria T-I titcr> o i nc'il; i the resolution involved no chamre' pany only one-tenth. 'The Grand whatever in tho contract of 1903. be- Trunk had provided of ing 1-a.Lher in the nature of a banking the bonds guarantee and was to re- agreement. The money was reauired! ceive of common stock. for the prairie section from Winni- The country would provide a 'distance of 000, ainl he thought it was pertinent to enquire what was proposed to be peg to Woolf River, 91ii miles. It had cost much more than estimated. While the govern- done for the people. m2nt was in no way responsible for this increased cost, yet it felt that if tire company was compelled to is- Mr. Pardee followed in 'support of the loan, stating it was not wisdom hanging back and retarding a erreat, sue the securities in the present road. He House .to accept the resolution. The countrv was committed to the undertaking and it would' not be wise to draw back jnow. Mr. Borden challenged the eovern- ment to put their hand on the reore- scntation made' in 1903 that had j today that it. was not the govern- becn-carried'out. The Grand Trunk rnent's intention to .make a land Pacific was conceived in haste, rhoukl grant to the volunteers who served in ed for political purposes and carrifcfl! t'he raids of 1866 and 1870 out with the wildest folly and extra-j -A sign of the end of the session is vagan.ce. The road opened up r_o Wilfrid gives notice that on vaster West, it was in macnv cases? and after Monday next the govern- one hundred and fifty miles south of j u'ient will take that -day for its own the location stated in the contract. This gives all the days of In many places it paralleled existing -he week to government business. lines.: The Premier's estimates badj The House will a-djoum for the Eas- been wierd in their extraordinary in- i r-er holidays, from 'the .fth -to the accuracies. Mr. Borden 3-3th. under which beginning with tomorrow the Legislature will mc-et daily tit two o'clock. The cabinet is holding special night sittings and the CRIMINAL NOT MARRY An Interesting Order Given By New York Court erninent work is well advanced. LORD BERESFORD TO ENTER POLITICS CITY OF OTTAWA AFTER THE GRAND TRUNK Company Mac Not Built Hotel a Promised Ottawa, March board o control today adopted a resolutior asking the federal government to can eel the sale of a site on Major's Hil Park to the G. T. R. for a hotelsite They also asked for the removal o an unsightly green fence put the site where the railway was go to erect the hotel. This- is a new phase of a long drawn out dealing between the city and the railwaj company which has been also sub- jected to debate in Parliament. y.31 their contracts with the ment. The matter will not come ur> again until next Tuesday. Tomor being the last of the fisca. year, concurrence of fiscal supply wil be gone through with. Sir Wilfrid made the announcement GREAT MISSIONARY CONGRESS OPENED Great Enthusiasm In the Work-Thousands Of Dele- gates Present Toronto, March was de- scribed as the most striking and won- derful and most prominent gathering for the. future of the church and of national life of Canada that the Do- -minion has ever known began.in To- ronto" today when the Canadian ...Na- tional Missionary .Congress opened. All the principal churches from "the "Atlantic to the Pacific are gather- ing at this'Congress, the.object being to formulate-a national policy for the promotion of Canada's part in carry- ing out the evangelizing of the world. The enthusiasm :being shown at this gathering'.exceeds all expectations. It was expected that, something like delegates would attend but special trains from east and west have today brought so many the citv that it is estimated that in There is a considerable, sprinkling of promin- ent men .from the. United States and other countries including Sir-Andrew -former ;Lieut. Governor of Bengal Many missionaries also are present in charge "of striking ..mission. Exhibits. The congress 'with. crowded meeting for clergymen and students this -Hugh Pedley giving the" ad- dress on. the "EeTation of try "fo' the Missionary church. -Massey- Marion Finds It Impossible to Visit Vancou- ver at This Vancouver, B. p., March British Ambassador to Washington, Hon. James has been de- livering a series, of addresses in Cal- ifornia, will not to visit Bri- tish Columbia and address the Can- adian club as hoped. He has; however, sent the secretary a letter which recalls his last visit the province as as twenty years ago, He -states: "It would have heen a great pleasure to me to revisit Van- couver as your club kindly invites me to do, but unfortunately roy time here on the Pacific Coast is too short and I cannot." DEATH KISS Cumberland, March ie become affected-from a-kiss be-, by a request: of a patient, qy_ .of biood poisoning, 'Miss HON. JAMES BRYCE For Two Days And Nights Lay Swamp with Shattered Leg Gladstone, ;Man., March Fran- cis. Roulet, aged twenty-two of Pandy Bay, lay for two days and nights -in a marsh with the' bones of his leg shattered. He had his gun tied to the toboggan when it .exploded the charge entering -his leg. When found by his uncle, Peter Devarlis, he- was in a very precarious condition. U.S. ANXIOUS ABOUT CASTRO Had Interview With Premier Asquith-Help Naval Agitation New York, .March order ol much interest to Sociologist's was issued today by the court of euerul Sessions in the case of Al- bert E. Johnson, a twenty year old Qov- i youth several times, arrested for theft. i The magistrate forbade him to marry under penalty of a long term of ini- j prisomnent which he declared he j would impose in, punishment a lar_ I ceny committed three years ago i" i which he-'had at .the time received- suspended sentence. J about to be sentenced for i the offence of .breaking his parole a young girl who pleaded she was his fiance interceded for him. At this juncture, the judge ordered: "I no intention of permitting a marriage which will breed more said he. "I suspend sen- tence on the grand larceny charge. If I hear of your marriage without first obtaining, my'consent I will send you to long term." SOREHEAD DOES DAMAGE TO BRIDGE NPW York, March hoavj charge of dynamite said to have placed 'by a disaffected laborer re- Cijutly employed in the construction of :i new viaduct over the Ho- "oaken Meadows, Was exploded this morning with _a, tremendous crash, wrecking one of the supporting pillars structure and shattering every window' ia the neighborhood for a radius of a quarter of a mile. London, is-a strong prospect lhat the picturesque and popular figure of Admiral Charles Beresford will .be seen immediately in the thick of the political struggle, throwing fresh fuel on the naval a_g- itation. Lord Charles had a long dis- cussion on naval affairs with Premier Asquith today, the result of which will largely determine his course. JUDGE GREGORY RESIGNED St. John, N..B., March A. S. Gregory, of Fretiericton, lias re- signed as "judge'.of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick and. Divorcv.'Court Judge'. For some time his health has been poor and he is now on-leave of absence. JIM HILL SUPREME In Crow's Mest Pass Coal Co. March the directors meeting this morning Elias Rogers was elected presi- dent of .the Crow's Nest Pass Cbal_Co.' W. E. Whitney was elected :yice .president; E. M. Young secretary. Rogers is treasurer, besides being presi- AMBASSADOR TO GilEAT BRITAIN President Efiot Of Harvard University Likely To Be Chosen Washington, March Root of New York, speaking at a din- ner tendered to President Charles liliot of Harvard University tonight at which President Taft was also a guest, indicated the choice of Dr. Eliot as the next U. S. Ambassador to Great Britain. CHARTER RENEWED Ottawa, Ont., March the commons railway commission there was a lengthy discussion over the Manitoba and Northwestern Railway Bill which has had a' charter for six- teen years snd which was often re- Renewal passed by a vote of 44-to 32. CROW'S NEST PASS COMPANY AND MINERS HAVE SIGNED UP LAURIER SPOKE TO CAPITALS OF NATIONS Says the British Press Canadian Policy 1m Unanimously Supported Australian Premier Suggests Plan Of Defence London, March Canadian sher, speaking to the question of de- naval policy meets with unanimous' fence, said that the purely voluntary support-in the press. The Morning! of defence had" absolutely Post thinks it is a great opportunitv! broken down aml the Kovernment felt or imiwrial statesmanship Tnft _ novel and less welcome. The Mail; says Laurier's words will not be for-; type to gotten. The Daily Graphic savsi that from the purely strategic view-j joint the line adopted by New Zen- and -doubtless is the most desirable, j but political considerations lean hea-l vily on the side to which Canada and i 'he Commonwealth are not definitelyi The Express says the' destroyers .ordered it was proposed rithree years' time four destroyers and sixteen If it were pos- -d these vessels.in Austra ..iild give the motherland ic had the right to expect, wealthy and progressive son added: "When. I was asked. ..to olTer a Dreadnought, I said that denate was a splendid sign of no policy, it was merely spec- ia s awakening to her responsibilities tacular disnlnv -H_ Premier Fisher s View March Fi- tacular display and probably the ad- miralty would say they did not-need a ship for this programme." OBSTREPEROUS BOOZE-SELLER Undertook to Use an Axe When His Liquor Was Seized Brampton, March License in pector Orr, of accom anied by irampton, Constable demanded admission to as. Farrell's hotel at Streetsville unction, and sjlhougli" to nter the building, they were refusec n entrance into some of the rooms Mr. Orr promptly broke open the oors and; secured eight cases of beer "arrell grew ugly while the cases being placed on the wagon, 'anc eizing an axe, attempted to. smash ie bottles, desisting only when Con- table Harvey cirew his revolver. The ase will be tried by the Cooksville nagistrate, H. H.. Shaver, at an early ate. Agreement Satisfactory To Union Will Be the Basis Of Agreement With Western Coal Operators Association (Special to the Herald.) 4. Clauses governing bridge timber.. Macleod March Crow's rent of houses, price of water, electric Nest 'Pass Coal Co. and the v United -light and employees coal are ail .in-, Mine Workers of .America-'signed up j sorted in the agreement.- _ coatract yesterday, which is :deem-! 5. Any. change in the agreement ed very.-.satisfactory to >must be made in. writing signed by SlSISCtOry lO tile iiuucie-. j-uiu.su i 4pal-changes The [the general manager dr superintend-j Association ws .alloyed-.are New Years, I ent. No mine manager, overman, fire union, meet a The Maple Leaf Coal- of Belle- vue and the Canada .West Coal Co., of Taber liave withdrawn from the -Western Operators' As- sociation. The Western Canada Coal operators' and the officers of tlie at Macleod at 2.30 this a.f- --TJraiiksgiving boss or other foreman can change the jternoon to discuss.the agreement'. The _ _ "___1 nmATi iifill rtnt1. 2. All Day "District and agreement in any way. i officers, of the union will hold 'out if -JEle.ctian' -Days andp'6. Check weighman's charge. The strongly for the Crow's Nest Pass. Co. v icompanv agrees to hand over the agreement as .the basis of .the agree- the 'company I amounts deducted for the cheek ment with :'the Western Canada Goal month-for- tool' sharp- j weighrnan to the secretary of the lo- Operators' Association. The Western 'i'cal union. In the'old agreement, the Coal Operators' Association is 'tep- held the money deducted resented by P. L: Naismith of Letli- I bridge; Gco. ..L.. Fraser of Royal Col- q Timho'r -riauee "Eooni companv 6. llluuiii _ ,-L" ._ imbers sbaU not be over eight rn- from the men. clause altered, for a dockasre The-old- of 28 lieries; Lewis R. Stockeit of Hosmer: 0. E. White-sides of Coleman; Green dockage. Fear Negotiations With Ven- Broken C Sneer', trained nurse, died -tonight Mis- Speer attended" the wife of George L. Carder, a prominent society woman, at the Allegiance hospital, such a lovable disposi- stoicken the same malady. RECORD. OF INCOMING SETTLERS ;'thfe new settlers going to New Dayton, are the following, with .at'teast a -.carload. 'of effects: Kentz, from Costa, Illinois. S. P. from Calio, N-D- W. I.uke, from Enderlin, N.D-: M. -JV The Hague, Marcti Paul, the Venezualan. envoy, gave out an interview here today in which he. ex- plained that Venezuela had not with- drawn her objection to Castro, but merely notified the -French steamship company that the government would not make any difficulties if the com- pany desired to carry Castro to a Venezuelan port.. "If .the former pro siden.t continues his voyage to Vene- Scnor Paul said, "he will do so at his own peril." Paris, March is not known here what course" will be followed bv Venezuela in case Castro lands at some Venezuelan port. Washington, C., March United States government is watch- ing closely every movement of the for mer President Castro of Venezuela, who is now on his way from Bor- deaux of Sjiain, Trinidad. United JJtates has resumed diplo- imber above these' sizes as-heavy timbering and paid or at each. This change', is very ble to the men as the price o; inines provides agreement-wliich affects the at Fcrnie and Michel con- I of Macleod, "solicitor. President-F.H. Sherman; Vice -Pres. 'Jolm Gal- vin and three other officials with W. !Ti timbers is sidered very satisfactory by the unho i C. Simmons of-Lethbridge as solicitor, ably raised. i.-Qfficers. :are.representing the U. M. W.-of A. WIRELESS RECORDS BROKEN Messages Carried from Cape Breton to Paris Halifax, March the ast month, a new record in Marconi ireless telegraphy has been made is said tlia-t Port Morien, C.. B. sta. on several -occasions been in communication with the French Government 'station hi Eiffel Paris, France. The distance is considerable over miles, ..Pre- vious to this the best'record munication between Port Morien and Cliffde.n, Ireland, a distance of miles? WAS IT A CASE OF MENTAL TELEPATHY? Smith's Falls, March marked case of mental telepathy occurred in connection with; the death of Mrs. Wm. Hogg, of.Hall's Mills, Lanark County: which occurred recently. The deceased had a stepdaughter living at Grenfell, Alberta, .who shortly before her. mother's death" dreamed that there was something 'wrohg at home. She immftdia-tely; wrote to her par- ents telling them of this and spoke of the anxiety she felt over it.. The letter was received "the very, day her mother's death occurred and it w.as mitten.'-the- day Mrs. Hogg was taken STILL IN DOUBT AT HIGH RIVER High court of enquiry has been ordered for theV.xe cent' election contest and an official count will be lield Thursday. The. re- sult is still in doubt-.; '1ETHBRIDGE BEAUTIFUL JOE CANS ALL IN Denver, Colo., March J oe Gans former world's champion lightweight pugilist, has tuberculosis of the lungs, and. it is said tuday that he may never be seen in the ring aain. Mexico City, March an impending general war in Central America art- pub ics it current here and enials from the five little re- is generally belved in nformed circles that th, canmt be averted. Immigration Agent Is Busy NTcholson. froin Fairmont, N.D-: Geo matic relations with Venezuela with Tbmfohr: ,from Salt Lake Cit.v; O, H. Keller, from Martineau, Neb. The Milk- River settlement receives hopfe questions that have ioriff been in dispute and natur- ally view unfavorably any; event the following contingent: I. Mills, jy to interfere with such negotiations philo Mills, and George Harder, each Just what the United States can do with a car-load of. effects from Ban- to prevent Castro from carryinjor Out S- j.his plan to return home, Amonff tboso unloading at Lcth-j turmined._______________ bridge are the following: M. A. Corv.j from Kramer, N.D-; H. Mills, from! .jrew March Lang- Carrington, N. Robert Ijee, from i ford, the Boston black man whose Randolph, Wis.T Fred Bodic. from; pugilistic .aspirations are leading him Carrington, If. D, j in quest of heavy champion- Rudolph Adam from Randolph, Wis-j ship title tonight in Brook5.yn met also has a car of effects easily defeated Morris Harri-, will unload at Royal'City. dark hued gladiator. Inuni-ration Agent Humphries -a busy man these days. In one'day. this week he had eighty callers at j his office, enquiring about land lions in the l.ethbridge district. I seekers are more numerous than they were. Large numbers are eating south-east of the city the C P R. the boundary, to be'near the extension j from Wo.yburn to Ixsthbridpe. Many of the settlers coming now have.proxies for relatives or friends GOOD SETTLERS Unprecedented United -Rush States From Winnipeg, Dominion Government immi- gration officials report the rush ol immigrants .to. West- ern Canada as unprecedented. This is especially true of American immigration. Every train crossing the boundary line at Emorson, Gretna, or North Portal crowded and there seems to be no let up. Most of tin? AmeriCcans.Cvomiiisr in are well supplied with mon- ey and have their effects- with them. CLERGYMAN STUDYING LAW Toronto, March D. C.-Hos- saek, of the Presbyterian churchj who created.a political sensatibn in by an open letter--to-P-remier Ross, who later turned .against the ney Government and ran for the leg- islature unsuccesfully in North To- ronto, subsequently .resigning "his Deer Park pastorate, announces he has begun the practice of law. Citizens Invited To Meeting Thursday Evening In THAMES RIVER OPEN "Chatham. Ont., March gation openod here yosterclay by the arrival of the tug Smith from Marine City with the barge-''Shancott; Marine Report Laid On Table TRIED TO POISON EX- PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT Lisbon, March Seculo to. day publishes a special despatch from Porta, giving the following: account of the alleged assault on Theodore Roosevelt on the steamer Hamburg "During the voyage; of the Hamburg, fromt New York to the paper" ran attempt was made by an Italian anarchist to poison Air. Roose- velt but the plot was nipped in the bud before -it could be carried; out. It is not known whether the woiild-be poisoner had an or not, nor is with "the. .Blackhandl man ;was arrested and ARCHBISHOP'S ESTATE Toronto, March .late -Arch- bishop, Sweatman left an estate of which will -be diyidedvamong his widow, his three sons and two daughters, as he left no will. In ad- dition to the above he left in- surance which goes direct to his widowt HAS CRAZY SNAKE SURRENDERED? Conflicting Reports From Different Points-Chief Is Wounded_____. jStuskogee, Okla., March Crazy Snake became a. prisoner as the re- sult 01 negotiations with the jnilitia- men. ed. to He sent in a courier ami offer- surrender -u some of the sol- diers would accompany -his niessanger ;o his hiding- place and him protection, was. afraid uf the scouts and deputies and, would not surrender, to them. :The troops are under order now to capture entire band of. Snake's, variously es- timated at, three, hundred .to' six'hun- -The wholesale reirarded as the most effective method of getting.-the.-leaders. Fort Worth; M'aret. despatch to the Record from "Muskogee, Okla., says Crazy Snake is captured. i. Heckman who; arrivied: tontcht roni Checotah, declares Crazv Snake .has been taken into i custodv and is being held at Thompson, a 'ew miles Checotah. According to the statement or Mr. Hedonan. the old Indian surrendered ight. He is severely mjured; sulTerinir rom a gunshot received in an encoun ,er with the officers, Mr. Heckman declares that an official statement, :as to his capture is withheld; because .of ntense fcoling The lu- lian he declares will be taken to the :al prison at Muskogee tomor- row; Oklahortla. City, Okla.. March The Seminole Indians, it is reported, have risen in-.---.the vicinity, of rWolf, ourieen miles west of the divide wec-u the Salt and Little Henrietta, Okla., March eport that Crazy Snake has been apturert or surrendered is not con- telephones from Henrietta today that TheAs- At last7a definite .step has been taken towards'.forming' a Horticultur- Society in the. city and starting a movement to make this a city beau- tiful, Mr. G. IL Johnston has writ- ten, to-the Herald saying that he has firmed this morafag. made arrangements -with G-us. for the use of Oliver's Hall 'for Thur.Sj that rumor u-as groundless. evening, April 1. He incites sociatc-d ress obtained siniilar ery lady and gentleman interested in j ports long distance phone from "Let.hbridge Beautiful" to come to j Checotah, Muskogee and Thompson, this meeting. The meetmg will be called at oijrht o'clock sharp so that __..__ business can be attended .to prompt- j CONTRACTS ly and a good start made. Heral-d is indeed grateful to NO HONEST LAWYERS Executrix FMusad to Trust Estate to any Lawyer Santa Barbara. Cal.. March Having made an accounting- of the: estafi.1 for eighteen-yeais, Lady Fran- ces Broomo was yesterday nwovcd by the court here as executrix the estate left by her husband. LET FOR G. T. P, TERMINALS AT ST. BONIFACE Ottawa, March L. P. Herald is indeed grateful toj Ottawa, minister of Marine and for making the necos-; fecommea- sherios today laid on the table of the' sa'ry start to datio'n of the National Transcontin. House his dV-cisions in regard to the-dui' work. It is to he hoped that a; .Commission on the acceptance investigation conducted by number of citizens will show [hn tender of Harvey, QuinlaTi and Ceasels into the Marine their appreciation of this very im-j of forthe, -COK- have been confirmed by order: portant matter by coming to tnc ivatJonar-Transconti-. council. The list of dismissals, j meeting on Thursday evening. Thero shops at St. Boniface. and women in this The-amount_ was the lowest of..those suspensions and superannuations are; are .many meu attached thereto. FOURTEEN MEN MISSING 1 city who by their individual i haxe shown, a great interest in and; 1 knowledge of horticultural and flori-1. They should take- out of cultural matters. who will follow later; Rer'eldest son. pffli-- Havana. March mom- t-hc year yet for immigration tioned the court for an coming from ilanitoba Canada from the from Michigan, Ohio. and 4.1 '4V 1, _ j accounting bers of the Haniburg-American sieam-i a Plan.for the beautilyinc of; a ;or Altenburg which "was burned, here ith'- A.Clt7 can h.av? J j jjfoome is an Knglis'n lady whose.ee-; yesterday are missing and it is fear- Atlantic ?r> and Dakota, and from as Tar west as Washinjrton and California. Tho South too is sending its contingents for a week titfO a nmn from Panama and anoth- er from South America called at tho Office of this city. centricity has long k'ept. hor in the public eye. She icnored the court order to have an attorney saying that. she could find none she could trust. Other heirs of the estate are a dangh-: and crow were forced to abandon thf ter and The estate consists of acres near Venorwra and property in Baxton, Eng. COBALT MINER Toronto, March 310 well known mining man, having tho city. A city can have noi" better; been with his brother the advertisement than well kept lawns first. to .take advantage of. the. Coalt ed they have perished. The Alton burg and gardens. It mokes the city more; boom was found trnconscious from caught fire fit the burning piors of the j pleas.mt for resirfcats and more at- i illuminating gas in a room in the Havana Central Ry.. and the flames tractive, for visitors and intending Albion hotel this morning. He was spread so quickly that, the officers residents. The Herald would urge at once removed to :St. Michael's hos- all who possibly can to help alonq i but never regained conscious- ship. It was supposed all escaped, j the movement started by Mr. John-'ness- was.a member of the Tighe Today, hoever, found that fourteen ston by attending the meeting he has j mining syndicate which Iprmerlv own- men aro rnisping. called for tomorrow evening. led the site of Larder Lake City. ;