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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MAY I, 1909. NO. 119. A BIG BUNCH OF TEGGERS COMING Will Reach Here Monday To Boost the Great National Exposition At v Winnipeg Chas. F. Roland, general manager States of the continent where world's of the associated' business fairs and expositions have been held tions of Winnipeg, arrived 'in Leth- bridge last night on -the Spokane fiv- er, coming in advance of a large and influential deputation of Manitoba business men "who are to arrive here by special train Monday afternoon at 4.-10. This big delegation 'comes west in the interests of holding an international exposition in Winnipeg in the year 1912. Starting- out from Winnipeg on Thursday morning the delegation has The party will .stay in the city un- been given an enthusiastic reception til .Tuesday'morning, when they will every pomt visited. At Portage follow out their itinerary north to ct'owds attended the public meeting-, ami have investigated in- a business way the benefits that have been at- tained in those states in immigration and development, and it is for the purpose of telling the citizens of Lethbridge what they have learneu, TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Chief of Police Pengelly, of Ont., has resigned and will reside in Vancouver. Citizens of Halifax at a banquet in honor of Walter C. Murray, president of the University of Saskatchewan, him with a gold watch and JMrs. Murray with a box of silver! cutlery. I Over Chinese are now on the j way across the Pacific to Vancouver- .Pekin newspapers say that W. L. Mackenzie King, has been there re- cently to negotiate further limita- tions to Chinese immigration. It is announced that during the coming summer Jean Prevost, ex- 'ministur of colonization of Quebec, CITY LOSES A FORMER MAYOR George ing Citizen, Is Dead T-ELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The Alberta Presbyterian Synod will meet next year in Edmonton. The London Times says that the King will visit Rosneatb, the seat of the Duke of Argyll, in 'June. A suite of rooms hitherto unused since Ros- neftth was built, is being especially prepared for His Majesty's reception. H. L. Dunn, a well known lawyer, of the legal firm of Denton, Dunn and of Toronto, is dead. He was joint author of two standard law books. "Law of Real Estate Lead-15Jort and "Law of Practice Points." Eight persons, five of them chil- MINISTER OF LABOR GIVES HOPEFUL REPLY Tells Board Of Trade That There Good Reason To Believe Strike Will Soon Be Over a the vigorous campaign province, especially will make throughout in what is known as the colonization The was Pained this morning counties. He will defy ministers and to learn ol tue death of one of Italian families. The blaze ministerial members to meet him in njost prominent citizens, George Rog- {followed a demand by members of a On Thursday President Nourse of dren, were-burned to death and the Board of. Trade sent the follow- teeit others were injured, some of .n. -r mg wire to the Minister 01 Labor at them fatallv were injured, some in an incendiary fire in a five-storey tenement house at 37 Spring street, Xew York, occupied by j Ottawa Lethbridge, Alta.. 29th April. and to invite their co-operation that 'Defense of the colonization policy, the delegation will visit this city. i which was arranged for by officials and board of trade. the city A num.- among whom Calgary, Red Deer, Strathcona, and Edmonton, returning east over the Canadian Northern stopping at SaS- katoon, Prince Albert and other points en route. Upon his arrival in Lethbridge Mr. Roland, finding that Mayor Hender- son was out of the city, called upon Acting Mayor Bowman'and and will speak bourse, of the board of trade andjat thc meeting. At Vfr- rcade ari-angements for a meeting Moosomin- Wolseley, Indian Head and Qu'Appclie strong resolu- 11 ber of the Mayor Woods, joined the party and will accompany it throughout the west. At Brandon a rousing meeting was held, and the mayor there also join- be held in Oliver's Hall Monday even- ing. Among those who are aboard the special are representatives of the pro- vincial government, of the railways, of banking circles, wholesale jobbing and shipping interests, the law, med- icine, press and clergy in short the tions were passed endorsing the scheme. At Reg-inn the a huq-e success. civic reception was Crowds packed the and WATER Hostile Reception To Former Premier OfN'fPd was unanimous- St. Johns, Robert Bond, X. F., April ers. It was known that the deceased, so-called Black Hand society ior the had been fighting a brave fight'payment of blackmail, against tuberculosis for a number of years, and it was with great sojyow a few weeks ago that- it was Icarnad that the enemy would probably con- quer in a short time. The end came this morning at half past the Gait hospital, where Mr. Rogers went immediately after his recent rc- turn from Colorado. George Rogers was born in 1S57 in a farming community near Rigaud, Quebec, a few niiles north of Mom> real, of North of Ireland parentage- i After receiving his public and high school education he attended McGill University, where he took an honor i course-in natural science and grad- 'uated. He then entered and grad- uated from the Montreal Diocesan I College, being a contemporary with i the latu Bishop Carrnichael, of Mont- real, and .of Bishop Du Molin, of Hamilton. premier; met largest body of representative citi- zens that has over left Winnipeg up- of so much importance wnat js ly and enthusiastically Theiwitl1 a hostile reception today I Having ''hen rector of A BIG HOTEL IS TO BE BUILT Winnipeg Man Pur-1 chases Site On Crabb St. Hon. R. Lemieux, Minister of Labor, Ottawa. Board of Trade desires to draw your attention to seriousness of coal strike. Only one small mine working entire district. Many cas- es suffering owing to inability to get coal. Steam outfits can't get coal to operate. Schools closed. Industries- may be compelled to close. If strike continues condi- tion will be extremely serious and country, will be given bad set back. We urge your department to 'endeavor to reach ssttlement. G. G. K. NOURSE, President Lethbridge Board, of Trade. i Mr. Leruieux sent the following hopeful reply yesterday Otiawa. Ont., April 30.. C. G. K. NOUESE, Pres. Board of Trade, Lethbridge- .Your telegram, of twenty-ninth received. Kindly state to your Board that I fully appreciate the- importance to western community of early resumption of work in- western coal mines, and no oppor- tunity where offices of Department of Labor be effectively used for promoting settlement will be ne- glected. The Department is in the- meantime keeping closely in. touch with the situation. My latest' advices I am glad to state are of. a decidedly more hopeful tone and 1 trust it is not beyond the mark, to say there is good reason to be- lieve that operations will be short- ly resumed. RUDOLPHE LEMIEUX, Minister of Labor, This morning" A. E. Ives completed Police Take In TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS A 150-rooni hotel is likely to be been ordained he became deal for tuc transfer of a valuable built at Great Falls. on business to the people of Western Canada and to the country at St. Luke's church, Mont- later became rector at: of Winnipeg, through him has pur- citi-cens 01 Moose Jaw tonight atjtr at Western Bay (the Bay Verde Brandon, Man. there only a chased special party be received by the'ne attempted to lasd from a steam- real, auu three lots on Crabb street, expected to be the banner j district) for the purpose of -address- time ..when made Canon back of the Bank of Montreal from trip thus far, as the! ing a political rally. Sir Robert is Missioner of the Diocese of Rupert's jc> A Magrath, 3I.P. in advance of touring the towns and villages along Land. In this office- he strong resolution meeting of th> .board of trade there The object of the itenerary through 'the psrtv passed a the west is to call at the nrincirml 'i V iCW1UL1U11. >n? oa.y in cnc interests ot ms party. -tne arau- once a.thoroughly modern hotel at cities and towns for the PurposeI addressed to. the as- He was met by a'crowd of voters In ous duties of such; pioneer work were a cost of with atout m. purpose of ol trade of the sympathy with Slr Robert Morris> too much for his constitution, and it! Q00 additional for He endorsed the party, and warned that .the electors was in this work he contracted the plans all. ready' and they al- purpose of 'sociatcd consulting the business men of thesis i provim-- places upon the best methods to sue in order to make the Canadian! The Mr. Hillman proposes erecting at once a thoroughly The C.P.R. has about tons of coal on hand at 3Iedicine Hat. The police office is doing .quite, a business for the city this year. Bur- APril the fces J. W. Sharpe. K.C.. of Dresden. !liccnses dog tags has been appointed provincial' muni- S218..00, a total of Last month the receipts were to for February and for Jaa- ajuary. a total for the lour question is one of national of Western Bay 'did. not desire to illness which resulted- .fatally yester- hear him The former premier charg- In the interest his health, ExDositinn v, u .LUH..I.V.U.AL .near mm. ine lormer premier cnarg- mu ui nis neaitn, for 19T3 a success, Prosed scope and interest, and with so many ed that the' objectors were engaged he resigned, this .position and went to of note from the neighbor-j by the1 Morris" party''to prevent him 'taking charge of a for xyiii a success. The men who make up the party i ing provinces are members of a committee that there cannot cipal auditor of Ontario. A inonement. is on foot bring about thc establishment of conservatory- of music in Brandon. Building permits for April. in Win- g touched the million mark; A. of Winnipeg, says added to home- from low for a'four storey building, with between one hundred and one hun- dred and twenty-five bedrooms, fire 'he will not accept a High Court proof, passenger elevator, and all Judgeship. has been working on the proposition i interesting and instructive speeches and announced his Parish outside thc city. His ability j ?t..het. appurtenances of a fully mod- I The G.-T. P.'s first divisional point ail to be some highly i intention of landing and making an 'was- soon recognized and he was made for the past five months. Sub-corn- at the mittees have visited the cities and ing. meeting Monday even- Have Not Sold Limits Licenses Cut Off In Toronto address. The crowd made a rush for Principal of St. John's College, Den- ,ern hotel of the -best type. price paid for the property is the landing place and Sir Robert Position he held with signal 'said to be pushed overboard. He was not in- success_ until the college was burned jured and succeeded in climbmg into down- and the institution given up. a row boat. He rejoined the steamer' health still continued unsatis- and made no further attempt to facLory and Mr. Rogers felt that ne land. CARDSTON NOTES Cardston. April McDiar- west of Edmonton will be a few miles west of the Macleod river and will be known as Edson. The Winnipeg Electric Railway, Co. has selected W. J. Christie as their months this year of Storm Fatal To the Cattle Claresholm, 'April: is commencing to reach town from the ranches _ showing had to give up the "work of the the linc superintendent of the ed by the men. A. R. I. Co. telephones, came in: A gift of A rumor was Current in the streets yesterday that Messrs. Colpman and Macuiicking had sold the timber lim- its, over which there have been some interesting law suits, at a price net- ting them some profit. The Herald is informed by the most re- liable authority that such is not the case. They have not sold the limits j and are not anxious to sell at the present time. Toronto, April license commissioners tonight cut off 41 tav- i ern licenses instead of 40, which was the number voted on in the by-law at the municipal elections. The ex- tra one was clue to the fact that the nnoxar.ion of Kas in :an extra license. KILLED NEAR ELKO Medicine Hat, April Gouibe, formerly employed by the Medicine. Hat Milling "Compauy., -was killed yesterday in Ross Bros.'s saw-' i istry. He came to .Lethbridge in 11902 and purchased the lumber busi-ltoday" jness of Colpman Bros., which he con- j ducted under, the name of George that the biff Alberta 'this-' week, wrought havoc on the has been made older .cattle came through -all. representative in arbitration demand- :storm which struck Hc found Soodto McGill University for the endow- Rogers Lumber Co. until January, 3907, when he entered into partner- ship with E. A: Cunningham, the j shape and returned on the 'outgoing train. Adelbert Cazier, the railway con- mill, just out from Elko, bv cantrht between the halt and" th, TOll_jfinn the Rogers-Cua- canght between the belt and the pul ley on the planer. The body wa brought to the city this morouig i ,1 r -TI i and the funeral will take pjace- rnent of a chair in memory of the late Prof. -Harrxngton. The report of the sinking of the tractor, has been employed, to make. steamer Aurania in. White Pish river the spring repairs and alterations on the canal near Magrat'h. -In addition to this he has some special contract with the Canal 'Company to -do some was confirmed at Sault Ste. Marie by the arrival of .Captain E. C. Pringle, JSToue of the crew was drowned. J. H. Carnegie, M.P.P. East Vic- Toronto. April officers today served on Mr. and Mrs. Tvin- ra-de and Miss Florence Kinrade sub- poenas ordering them to appear at the inquest of the murdered sister at Hamilton on Monday. All accepted the service. afternoon from the residence of his The licenses cut j father, Mr. Fred Gulbe, Queen St. off are given three months to clear; ________________ out. but will have to pay to: sell in that time. The licenses cut off were those ofi __ .ningham Lumber Co., Hr, Rogers be- ing president and Mr. Cunningham, secretary and manager. There on the canal that will thc management take all summer to com-jtoria, has been appointed distributer Iplete. Part of his'outfit will go to: of law stamps at Osgoode Hall, To- The deceased' after his arrival j Lethbridge to do railway work at ronto. Salary, be nQ Police Caught Blackmailers San Francisco, Cal., April attempt to extort under pain of deatli a large sum of money from Rudolph Spreckles, son of the late millionaire sugar king, was frustrated by the last night and in consequence 'two men are in jail today, charged! vtfth blackmail. ''Spreckles received, a few days be paid a messenger who would v- call for it. The missive was given an visit at her Guelph, Ont., and other lies. I Thc _ one witnesses were examined, the- in the presentation or elucidation 'Cjety. lease occupying thc whole day. It is Thc plans of a viaduct along the 'expected sentence will be- passed on. Thc principal witness was Chief of J esplanade, und the estimate of W, Mav 6th- were forwarded out the rea-jthis week. Thc to Toronto .on Tuesday. Clarence has been JD toiding Upper Canada College To- T to out the week. Thc company estimates evidence of thc previous .trial wuich prompted the chief cost at exclusive of i Jonto. J he (ioccaped leaves two bro-1 .1 left this mominc hvas admlttcd by thc court ycstcrday' thers Uoa Robert Rocers awmg so Prosecutions'the cost of the union station, which erb, i.ua. Mmistei ccnain fQj. The cgtimatc is home in Ontario points. _. j-ir T. T_ the bowels, r. W, Brown and Mrs. Brown have M, e.__ the police and they detailed officers, who instructed the Spreckles butler to hand a package .containing news- papers to any one who should call. At the appointed hour a man called Calgary, Banff and 'B.C.) and got the package and was seized j The trip was a combined business by officers. He confessed and his and pleasure trip as Mr. Brown has partner was also captured. j financial interests at Revelstoke. f_________ _ John Murlach, who had his hands land feet frozen a year ago in Feb., PEACE IN ANTHRACITE REGION ji903, died last night at 8 p.m. of Philadelphia, Pa., April j hemorrhage, ,and the body is cm- between. the mine workers and the palmed ar Addison Son's under- 'operators in the Anthracite coal re- j taking nnrlors awaiting instructions. Dr. McNally gave the only new evi- dence, which wa.5 to the effect that Tinsley did not die of tuberculosis of Judgment was nd L. M. John- stone for defendants. Justice Stewart gave his decision in thc 41 Meat Market vs. Manley. dismissing ihe cnse with costs. A QUIET DAY New York, May is May Day, but so far as organized labor, this year, is concerned, according despatches from some fifty cities ,it of Public Works for the Province of! Manitoba, and Dr. William Rogers of! thc Gt-neral Hospital staff, Winnipeg. T I J i I in politics, Mr. Jtogcrs was a Con-1 pcrvativc. Tic was n member of the North Star Lodge, A.F. and A.M.. and of the T.O.F. Funeral arrangements will be an- nounced later. Pending the arrival of the family, the remains will be at the undertaking parlors of T. S, Fet- toriv, Ford street west. ?f lfCaStS- of success thCir j S great amount Thc O less than that of the C.P.R. Gleichen Trading Co. have The chief completed all arrangements to start gions of Pennsylvania, is assured for The deceased caught in a snow-iis merely an ordinary pay for another period 'of throe 'years. The storm on the Milk River ridge and thc American workir.gmcn, but not agreement continuing in force until was foimd by the R.X.W.M.P. badly an occasion for strikes or labor March 31, 1912. frozen. I onstrations. Western Ciinadn, opens May Hat, at Lothbritlgo. attained. j alderman he could remember as bav-.ings, starting from1 the company's ling interceded on behalf of jpresent store on Crowfoot street, j keepers were Aid. and to the Gleir.hen j billsrfl TCx-Mayor Kkers, the lat- jtanco of 75 jter'jj intervention being only a of 50 feet and will be jthe time he was nn alderman, storey high, then only in his capacity as a brew- Horace Greeley Robinson, of New Most 01 the intervention, ac- York, Montreal and Paris, who is cording to thc chief, curac from J said to be well known throughout i wholesale liquor men, who represent-'this country as a seller of "Marconi League to him that if the saloon men i Wireless" and stocks, was ar- jwcre brought into court and i rested at New York on a warrant j thcy would lose largo sums of money, from San Jose. Cal., charging him Bad Macleod Frenchman while under the influence of liquor, drove his wife and children from his hotel dis- 'hon'lC terrorized the neighbor- The new block will hood today' appeared before Inspect- or Stearns, who found him guilty of and sentenced him to 'two- imprisonment in thc Macleod guard room with hard labor. The saloon men also complained that prosecution would mean ruin. with having failed to make deliveries of Marconi stocks. A mob lynched thrce negroes early today at Marshall, Texas. The acg- oes killed a deputy sheriff. A, Chisholm, has elected mayor of Halifax over And- rew Hubloy by 48.8 majority; ;