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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME 3 Herald LETHBRIDGE, ALBZI7TA, WEDNESDAY, MAY IMS. NUMBER UBERAL SMOKER A GREAT SUCCESS Good Crowd in Attendance Effective Addresses on Policy of Government by Senator DeVeber, W.C.Sim-'. mons and T. S. Harold TELEPHONE IS 'NEEDED AT TABER The first of a series of monthly smokers unclur the auspices of the Liberal Association was' held in tht> .Labor Union Hall last night. There was a splendid turn out and the ad- dresses -given were most. and enlightening. by critic-king- tho trade policy oi i the Liberals declaring that it would ruin the country. When they saw j that tho country was nourishing as t-evor before they changed their me- I thods, and accusc-d the liberals 01 Board of Trade Will Appeal to Government-Freight Rates on Coal LIFE B. C., .May Calgary Caledonians 'won- the People's Shield and dmmpion-ship ot Canada here today- by two May The largest life insurance policy ever written in Canada was secured for the Great West Life Association Company of game fast all through. Two 'thousand people were present.. j, ujuivimtf ui uie pulley was It was written on the Jife of A- C. Flununerfelt uf Victoria, B. C. interesting stealing- tho Conservative trade pol- licy. Jn making thit, accusation the W. A. Buchanan, president of the did not'pay a tribute association, was in the chair'and ex- to for if it was the same plained that the purpose of these polk'y did uot the country en- gathenngs was to present to thepubiJOy Conservative Ik; the, policy of the Liberal party. rule Election campaigns weie be] The Senator then had a few words held by both provincial and federal to say about immigration. governments, within a year and the Liberal party- believed the people on the great issues of thejulaU-d. 1896 only lt few people came to the in country. The west was sparsely pop- soon as Ttibei, May important meet- ing of the board of trade was held last evening, Mr. Glaysher in -chair. A fail- attendance of members were present. Thc establishing of a telephone sys-'. tern in connection _ with- Lethbridge and other centres was discussed and a ivfrolutiori unanimously carried Up till- urging on the government to have one established owing to the important j position and the needs of, this COUNCIL HAD A QUIET MEETING i. _ Some New License {Fees Imposed A Letter About Hose Spur Track Estimates Cost of Burial The council had rather a slack day so that when the time to into power an aggressive immi-' ing lmvn> merchants and traders last nigtit. Onlj Mayor Hen- come the electors could cast their gratiou policy was adopted with the heavily handicapped for the AlcL Jvesl Watson and Hat- votes intelligently. LABOR LEGISLATIOX .._ jra'te. Last year the The first speaker of tbe evening! tidn to Canada was a quarter of was Thomas S. HaroM, president of the Typographical Union. Mr. Har- j old does not, belong to either of thcjon lhe poljcv of the political parties. He is a labor man result that Western Canada's popu- of such a service This is a matter fton were present." nor been lation has incivased at a wonderful that the Lethbridge board of the early-. year the immigra- should also take up as the bylaw tbe jvjiole business--of i tions between tlie both com-' meeting would .hsPfc Iieen- com- j letter came up before the council for the first time last nightv and Aid. Cunningham's instructions con- firmed. v SEW LTCPrST mercially and in trade have lately Conservatives had waged war inereased leaps and bounds to a very large extent. It is a fact pleted in Border. Peanut stands u-ill for FEES be taxed S25 shooting MAN.MURDERS WOMAN THEN HE SUICIDED i The most horrible tragedy that ever took place around Lotli- bridge occurred this morning about half past eleven when Mtlfe Zagaly, a ftarvian miner, murdered Mrs. Mike Barcedi, an Italian j woman and then killed himself. I _ (From Friday's Daily.) _ J. Hamer, an eye witness to the whole aflair says that xras coming from town when lie met Mrs. Barcedi ancl her j Lor at the "top of the first hill past the coulee goinjr down, to'the-. Hacleod, road, north of the Immigration HalL When they met they had a few words apparently 'but the woman stunted oft again. toirards the city. -IKe man folloAv-ed ajid they stopped to talk again. Tliis was done again -when the inan "grabbed After a short scuffle the woman got away i'rom him. He tlierc pulled out a revolver and shot her three or four J started! to the Hall to see Mr. Humphries as I had no get after the man. I noticed that the woman' snot her again afterwards. 'The little boy ran up to the hall too! -After" the man had shot her the last time He appeared to take a knife or, razor and cut her throat." v Of Wltnetsw of E. Bartlett, Humphries others saw the" last he tragedy. The man after making certain that the w< dead, sat down beside-her and turned the .revolver on Secretary Bowman xof the" School jffulleries but were silent now since 1S the boundeo duty of the govern- Board, wrote asking that the lanes th ment jiow that they have purchased have the been school fenced crounds each up to twenty, over each. Such "was the'recommendation in -for years bc-i 'of the Jicen.se and police committee as the council. so through and through but as he said ,thoy found lhat m his remarks he believes in giving ,.ific and the Oanadian Xor. credit where it is due. Tfc? lab-ral them were developing the country govermurtit at Ottawa, he poinwd rapidly out, has gavcn a great dual of prom- j lenuj of mence to the cause oi labor. As soonjda_ .The freight on coal was another' lacing Burdett, St." The solicitor was {be case was there was some discus- as it came into power in 1896, it j WhtQ the -autono biUs hr fflattt-r discussed. Tabcr is one oi -instructed to drift, the oecessarv- toy-Jsion to the wisdom of paying oegaa by creating a depmmr-nt of "ie mining in ,tbc Alberta for domestic coal but the School Board. the Bell Company's system to give the "deeded to the ..Board. Jn con- sanu' this rising town as for tills tha, offers i Constable Rose wnt in a bill for the gfeat some of the more fortunate cities of to deed Lot 39uVJiich will iwrmit for going to 'Orassey -Lake for a pco ,e of Cana. the province have acquired. entrant to tone the lot [prisoner. As he had not stated "what troduced th Janor ancl appointing a young man, r who had since proved to be one that the measures adopted vice and one of the- best friends la- bor ever had. as. deputy minister of labor. Then a Labor" was issued. Through -tills" medium the labor man can keop in dustrial conditions, legislation" -and" a rv. for, all contractors the 'autonomy bills were Conservatives adopted a They tried to and radar'strife. jihe Liberals, working so atnic.- ubly. in the new provinces do 'you rhear them wont about the' S3 i He shot-himself three times and fell Back, he raised and fired a fourth shot which ended the tragedy. A Drtadful The scene is a most dreadful spectacle. Lying close' together are the two corpses, so' close together that the" man's left Bequest of the j counts about which no details or nc chance it given the mine owners to THE sue. They had government, for not provinces control "of ihey found that tlv .nd other representations -will be' made 'TO" nhe railway commission and the C. P. K. on the subject when it is hoped some 'them and a practical benefit The Council not" exactly with. -recommenda- across N the woman's left wrist, her head 'Being: but a. shojt distance from his feet. Both the revolver and'the lyiul tlie kand which was covered- blood- clothes are all torn :by ther shots and th As the account was o. K'ed j struggle, while tkcjkorrjd gaping 'wounde are top scribe. "Xo'exahiinatioir has yet been made" But If seen that the woman was shot'inseveral parts of the shot coming out: her-back. The jugular .vein was cut, the TlM as; to go. POLICE KSTIMACES TJccnse, Palice. and Relief com rs. Strong tion tfcat. the plans' -for" the. the following esti- Trt 1Th" -spur track "The 3Iayor'.mates for- the current yar: cjid'iiot lilte tweeti tlie thought- .plank provided -'in tt 1896, Mr. Hafolfl some cases and a all cfcm- a j, UilUir 1O1 a SUnSlnV nr _ _ oa nad Been''made'in jPo'Jtid Refunds -be put- m. The report teas v L miorms extending across one side of the throat and "neck. The bodies twenty yards- from_the spot- where -the a- tmil of where she i-un. Along the are seen places where shots -have entered the ground and one of her side-combs was -lying near 'the iirst pool of. blood. table '-lor further tion with engineer. I but thei-fair wage da use rfiade itQr.j possible for. -shops to bc. pa- j alien labor law had I also been adopted and' forced. Kr.' Harold' made fective reference to the -Industrial-Dis as Act. .This act. is in-! J.o aid in. the prevention oft strikes and lockouts in arid f industries connected with public util-'lnarJ ities. In regard to laticA Mr: Rarold, said: recently pjaced on the statute province Conservative Government they that line of. atltack. any., legitimate issues. left ou the Conservatives as a. resort took up a, cjsinpaigir 'of 'an endeavor to blind'the yet, however ocen able to'p.rpve a single the government. They but ncver Gait Hospital Grant 600.00 -Isolated Hospital grant ACCOXJ3TTS 3'KESEXTED of immediate action on the part of the railway commission and this now-" C amounts presented .for JHeaHb Officer's Salarv erful company i.s plain and a revis- "f ion of the freight charges made. T' Co' dollar" beinff The Board i, calling a special meet- the pub-. ing on this subject for ing, the 15th. -when mine owners, managers and all interested' are in- accounts were vited to attend as it vital im- -Ug.- hc portanee to alLconcerned. It is hop- Fire jBrigadc. .salaries [at the expense of the city, there will be a good attendance T- Clayton B. 174-00 200.00 t 200.00 i evidently had plenty- of shells as loaded ah'ells were 100.00 along the ground us it' he had a handful of them. if tht CrliiM The cause, of the crime is evident from 'the soo.oo little boy wjio stood by and saw the .tragedy Ind ..who VZIL up v; .square -which is held, by the- corn- nol {rom immediate 3n l873 S- vicinity but from .all the outlying "lo- Total COST OF BUpJAL B. G. undertaker, submitted a statement sho-wing that out of the he had prciit of HJ (cents, as the cost of 300.00 Humphries at the Immigration -Hall and "My mother jail S2-3-.69. books a Workmen's Cdtnpensaui5iiJ adversely cricicizcd by' some workings- men. While not all that we to see, it is a step in the right direction and a great deal dit for this bill is duetto, our wor- thy member, W. C. Simmons.'; Harold in closing, put in a word for the adoption of an act -providing for the compulsory attendance at school of children between the ages of seven and fourteen. iSEN'ATOTl DEVEBER The chairman then introduced Sen- ator DeVeber and in doing so paid a tribute to his good work for the Lethbridge district at Ottawa. The Senator was warmly welcomed and made a splendid speech. After" some interesting reminiscences of political took his political Jife in calities. the question being' one man made dircct importance. The action of tht and fail to board should be t-nergetieally .sup- sres in the Compensation Act, which'has been' resign seat ported. rarLiament, and laid' thc Pacific would "against the late Sir The late J. Israel had followed the same course in preferring charges against Langev- in and McGreevy. The Conservatives affairs in his younger days and since did not follow such .a "course today. They asked for a committee of thc house to investigate and when the charges were not proven they told the country .a partisan majority had thrown them 'out. Jf their charges were based, on fact? why didn't they make a direct charge, ask for a ju- dicial inquiry and I take their politi- cal life in-tlieir hands as Tartc and, Huntingdon had iaone. It is easy! enough sto makc reckless charges but' Lo prove them is another matter. j One of this matters the 'Conserva- j t-ives had been trying to make much It was also decided that in connec- North West Co. tion with the commercial travellers1 a souvenir book with wood: cuts of various parts of the town would be issued, owing to the numerous visitors and enquiries from parties all speaking in eulogistic Brodie terms of this part of the country. Rector's Plans Approved by St. Augustin's Vestry ,1-8.23 .......................1 5.00 A. Easton -2.70 WV B. Ligffins 10.90 Electric Co. Power 482.48 3.45 R. I. Co.......... S. D. Cliilds, 37.50 Western Stationery Co. 2.00 Leth. Herald 4.50 D. J. Whitney 14.90 7.70 25.00 8.71 2.88 18.45 j 2.00 j 5.70 I 26.80 Moore Undertaking Co. P.- Burns Co....... Pichc Miron................. J. H.- Fleetwood, badges A. Easton Co....... Hub Cafe A. R.