Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1909. NEW TOWNS ON THE MAP Will Be Located In the Vicinity Of Leth- bridge May Review NO. 125. STAND TO LOSE By Refusing To Ac- cept the Macleod Agreement Coleman, new and nteresting feature has been added to the coal miners'" strike by the appli- cation of Robert Evans, who is di- recting the strike in behalf of the men, owing to the illness of Presi- dent Frank Sherman, for a board of arbitration under the Lemieux Act. With the application for such arbi- tration the end of the strike to be in sight. That come any too soon' is Claresholm, says Kice an-d Workman have deeded 21 acres to the C.P.R. on their property five miles south of- Claresholm. and a. switch is to be built there and sta- tion established. T. C. Milnes has let4 the contract for an elevator aiyi a quantity of grain previously "shipped from Claresholm and Gran- urn will go from there this coming autumn.. The C.P.R. will start work on the track about the liith of this month. The Mormons will commence the erection oi a church right away and the tithing house will be remov- ed from Claresholm to 'this new vil- lage. It is likely a store will be es- tablished also. At present this town in embryo wears the map name ol "Woodhouse" but that may possibly be changed to Workman.-- The town of "Xoble" is the latest. C. S. Noble has sold the C. P. R. land in on the Camiangay-i Lethbridge line and it will be its unfairness to organized labor, veyed at once as a townsite and will when the present strike was declared be on the market shortly. The C.P. R. have honored Mr. Xoble by nam- ing the town after him and it is un- derstood he will build a fine home in the new town. He has sold his BURNS CAUSED WOMAN'S DEATH 4 OPERATORS ASK FOR CONCILIATION BOARD Used Rag Soaked In Oil To Clean the Stove can be said this cannot the view of men in this, as well as in other camps, and also of the gen- eral publicT Mr. Evans has already wired Otta- wa for the appointment of an arbi- tration board and has named Frank Sherman as representative of the Yesterday at Staffordville, a Slav woman named .Veronica Butkovick. died as a result of injuries received on, Tuesday when she- was horribly burned. It appears that she was cleaning the stove with a rag saturated witli I coal oil. In some way it caught fire j her endeavors to put out the fire she spilled more oil over herself and her clothing caught fire. She was terribly burned from her knees but' lingered until yes- was forty-two At the meeting of the West- ern Coal Operators Association on Thursday, every mine in the. association was represent- ed. The association sent in its application to the Depart-, ment of Labor for the ap- pointment of a Board of 'Con- ciliation as provided by the Lemieux Act. A representa- tive was nominated but his name will not be given out until approved by the Govern- ment. BIG ELEVATOR AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Man., May and McQueen, Minneapolis, were this morning awarded the cfontract for the erection of a bushel con- FOR SUNNY ALBERTA Another Judge For the District Court To Be Appointed THE LIFE OF HIS Acted In Self Defense and To Protect Others Ottawa, May only nine working days between now and the agreed upon by both parties 18, the house working day, for prorogation. May today'put in a good crete elevator for the Ogilvie Flour j several minor government measures Great Falls, May he be- lieved his own life ancl the lives of his mother, sister and sweetheart to be in" danger when he shot and staritly killed his father at the 'ii u Construction will be com- menced at once. ing advanced. The only I was the annual y speech fron Spionkop the neck She to her terday. age. The funeral will take place this af- ternoon at five o'clock to the Ro- man Catholic cemetery, Kev. Father men. The application by Mr. Evans Van Tighein conducting the for a board of arbitration was rath- er unexpected. President Sherman, has personally condemned the Lem- ieux Act, an-d the officers of Division. 18 passed a v resolution speaking of cere- Claresholm house to his partner. Mr. Milnes. The town of Noble to be, is Had such a step been taken in the to be in violation of its provisions. Xow. however, the men in charge "of the strike have deckled, to ask for a board, which will settle, the ences between ami the oper- ators. MANY LIVES LOST Duluth, Minn., May steam- er Shorres went down off White Fish Point, Lake Superior with all 02 board, crew and passengers, number- ing 21. of- Mr. Verville, the labor member forward b-v Elmer Kivinen, who put BILLY WHITLA ON THE STAND Identifies Mrs. Boyle As the Kidnapper for Maissoneuve, division of Mont- Mr. Verville wants an eight- j hour -day on all government con- j tracts.- When he had finished Hon. Rudolphc "Lemieux, replying for i.he government, said j objection to the j principle involved. j all right, but there were serious ob- stacles in the way of its adoption. j Tonight was occupied with a -dis- cussion on Mr. Conmee's much de- bated power bill. Several clauses passed. situated to become an import- well ant point. It is expected that an elevator will be .built this summer. C.P.R. will haul grain from and the there this fall. first place by Mr. Sherman, instead of calling the strike, the men" would not have lost a day, and the coun- try would not have suffered as it is doing now. HOW TO KNOW YOU ARE A CHRISTIAN brought to the city by Sheriff Collins and in the county jail with a charge of patricide against him. That young Kiviaen was forced to kill his father, Walle there was serious was in a drunken frenzy and on mur- adoption of the j der bent- save his own life was the The principle was statement made the afternoon of the killing by the mother and sister of the boy when- they were questioned before the -coroner's jury. The substance of the story .told by the boy, his mother and sisters is that Elmer" Kivinen and his sweet- heart, Mary Bisala, who lives on her ap- father's ranch a short distance from room was packed this morning when 'pomtment of an additional district j the Kivinen ranch, went to a danc- the trial of Mrs. James Boyle, m- i judge for Alberta at a salary j given at the opening of a dance hall dieted, as Mary an accessory for' the first three years, Jin Spionkop by Mike Lynch, Jr Ffi- Walle Kivfn- Early in morning, aboub 5 o'clock, young THE ISLAND OVER One Of the Hottest In History Of New- foundland Mercer, Pa., May Mr. Aylesworth tonight gave t-ice of a bill providing for the The great C. P. R. tunnel.at Field, a.million, and a half dol- lars has been completed. The Marathon championship of the world will be decided at New York Uiis afternoon. There thirteen contestans, Marsh and Simpson being the Canadian 'entries. Wm. Le-wis, switchman, charged with manslaughter in connection with a street ear accident Vancouver, was given a. sentence of twenty-four hours in gaol. At Edmonton Gustave Zucht was found guilty of manslaughter in con- nection with the death of Edward Inglis at' Stony Plain. Stavely had a close escape from j being wiped out on Tuesday even- ing. Brand's hall, Benjamin's hard- ware store and Cooper and Simpson One of the factors which have re- sulted in -the action taken by Mr. Evans has been the stand taken by T. L. Lewis, international president of the U.M.W. of A., and his repre- sentatives -on the" ground, Morgan and Rogers, former from the State of Washington, and the latter from Jdaho. These men say in effect that as the strike was not properly called the men who obeyed Mr. Sherman's order must fight their own battles as. best they can. on their own resources. According to present appearances Subject Of a Splendid Ad- dress By Evangelist Gale Those who demand logical reason- ing and conclusive proofs in matters affecting the Christian life should hear Evangelist Gale. In dealing with his su-bjact, "How may I know that I am a at Wesley church last night, Mr. Gale won and to the kidnapping of "Billy" Whitla, was resumed. Billy Wliitla. the kid- napped boy, was the first witness. He repeated substantially his testi- mony of vesterday given in the case against James Boyle, adding that j when he arrived '-at the house in Cleveland with Boyle, they met a woman who Boyle told 'him was his cousin, i -1 "Billy" identified Mrs. Boyle us i the woman who had cared for him in j Cleveland whom he had knows as Mrs. Jones. He identified a nurse's.' outfit'as the-clot-hing Mrs. Jones ha'i i worn and said .sbe had red spots, on j her face, which she'said'-.ware there- und after that MEDICINE HAT WON DEBATE day evening, to which en, the father, also the Kivinen returned to father's ranch with the girl and they woke up the boy's mother and sister who askeci Miss to rest a few hours be- fore returning to her home. The girl went with them _into the house and young Kivinen, after putting up the St. Johns, N. B., May most sciting general election campaign in Newfoundland since a, esponsible government wai.establish- d here, came to -an end tonight. Al- hough ballotting will begin tomorrow is not expected that the- outcome be known until the latter part E next week, as a number of election istricts are remote from the raij- oads and all -ballot boxes have to e brought to St. Johns. The election is the second within several months. At the November polling, 36 members of the legislature were elected. 18 supporters of Sir Robert Bond, who was then premier, and the other 18 favoring Sir Edward After. Governor Macgregor had sumoned the legislature half a dozen times and each' time prorogued it, that body finally attempted to elect a speaker, but'the -deadlock continued and the government dissolv- ed the assembly and ordered a new election. In March, a short time before dis- solving, Sir Robert Bond and his cabinet resigned their offices, Sir Ed- ward Morris succeeding to the pre- miership. s Violence, libel suits, arrests ancl bit- ter campaign attacks on the stump and'in the party press have charac- terized the struggle. The, most sen- campaign Lethbridge Orators Fail in the stable-lay for Convince the Judges Last night in Medicine Hat it couple of hours and about 8 o'clock got up to do the chores. About 9 o'clock he saw hjs lather returning from Spionkop, and he went toward the gate to meet him, making some commonplace remark ii- i -ft -i tummoupjacc remark, suit of recently nad small. that Canada should cou-j about the dance. The father who had POX. .He.said the woman told him of mODeJr annually to been drinking considerably' and to tell his parents she was 4A years j government for naval de old and very large. The prosecution II6nCe' 'the. to be offered in evidence the note written for Billy to carry on the street car on his .way to-the Hollenden Hotel. the international officers are'begin- held the thoughtful attention of his Iwbcn be returnod to his father. ning to the better of it, as far as the men are concerned. Mr. Sherman's action in calling the strike was only endorsed by the Fer- hts "Ch' audience. The. audience were madu j to reason. By his strong personality Thp defense objected, claiming it j did-not concern Mrs. Boyle. BilVy however that it was given-to the en tire management and' control of j Imperial Council in1 which Canada j would have due representation. I rvvas decided in a_ debate between the Hat Y. M. C. and Leth Y. M. C. that this would be voice and his kind [him in Sirs. Boyle's presence, and it me convention, after a hard among the delegates. fight' manner' the -attention and interest oi his hearers is from the first sentence real estate ashes. office were reduced to Study Plans For School Addition A special meeting of the School Board was held in the board room of the new Central school. All the trustees were present except Trustee 0. D. Austin, who was unavoidably absent. The principal item of business was the reception of plans for the addi- tion to.the Westminster school. The plans laid out on the large table- ami stuuiuu ijf detail by the .trustees present. A committee was appointed to interview the architects and report at another special meet- ing to be held at 8.30 p.m. on Thurs- day, May 13. Then followed considerable discus- sion on various subjects of school business, one noteworthy remark in which all were agreed was, "The The feeliog.of the men ter has been taken again by an open vote in the various camps, and the men of Coleman, Bellevue and Hill Crest voted against the continuation of the struggle which is. said to have been the sentiment of other parts of the district, although the figures have not been, given out. "Mow that 3Ir. Evans has asked for arbitration board, the operators who all along have been standing have something to say. At each, of the various conferences, which have taken place between their represent- atives and those of the men sinco the struggle began, that Macleod agreement was open to acceptance by the men but they however, take the ground that the application by the strike leaders for a board of arbi- tration does away with the Macleod agreement altogether and they will aroused. When the evangelist rises to speak oho is at once impressed with the fact -that "a man" is on the platform and. something worth bearing will be said. In the opinion was admitted. On cross-examination Billy was asked whether Jones went with him to the street car when he was sent back to his' father. His re- ply was that Jones alone had with him. better than for Canada to have a navy of hex1 own which would be an aux- iliary to the British navy. The winning arguments were ably delivered by Messrs Samson. Ware of the home club, eone a11 wno have him. Mr. Gale one of tne strongest, if not the In Big Tunnel strongest man who has ever appear-! ed on a Lethbridge platform. One j to look at the man before he speaks and after he commences the person cannot do otherwise than j give all his faculties to listening, j Winnipeg, May men were However, it would appear that many j Billed and two injured in a dyna- in the city are not aware that one of the greatest evangelists of the coiitLnent can be heard every night. A featurt of Mr. Gale's preaching in addition to its logic is the use of simple, practical illustrations from life to back up a statement or prove a quotation from scripture. While it strongly appeals to "the man-on the mite explosion in Big Tunnel at Field, B. C. The killed. are P. Xinchinette and Thomas Duff. The injured are P. J. aiacdougall and P. J. Bonner. School Board know how they stand several demands before the cnild understand the bitrators. These will include a reduction in several contract prices, a differential or lower rate for mining pillars and the striking out of the "check off" 'Clause. Now, following the application for arbitration board, the men stand to there is to gain financially month." at the end of every BASEBALL RESULTS Northwestern At 2 10 3; tie 9 12 0. At 361; Van- couver 222! At a kane 7 10 I. Eastern Seat- 1 4 2; Spo- that they would not have gotten un- der the Macleod agreement. This is the net result of the strike which cost the men a month of idle- ness, the companies considerable Joss through shut downs.-and the general i and in the n..j fact fif.Cnnrl fntth j line of thought. A boy never guess- jes a certain lady is his knows it. He takes her word for it- A man knows he is a Christian be- j cause he has God's word for it. Numerous promises assure him that if the conditions are met God is his father. The conditions are, first, he must turn from every known sin second, he must be willing to take Jesus Christ as his Saviour and con- fess Him to men third, he must render obedience. Three 'things always go together. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Robt. Clark, a pioneer Vancouver merchant, is dead. the arguments for a -Canadian navy were strongly upheld by Messrs. S. JJ. Shepherd, W. H. McLelland and j R.R. Davidson. All the speeches "were .i delivered in good form with many touches of real eloquence. From the standpoint of oratory Mr. Ware car- ried off the honors while the effort of R. R. Davidson was generally con- ceded to have been the best mentative speech.. Mesrs. McLelland and Davidson argued in favor of a Can- adian navy as a means of producing a stronger Canadianism and making Canada a stronger link in the chain of the empire. There was no justi- fication for a war scare and no haste. The contributory method was con- argu- ap- peared to be in an ugly humor, pull- ed his pocket knife out, and opening it, said to ihe boy. "Elmer, you __- I'm going to kill you now.' The boy ran away and was pursued by his father with the knife in his around the wood pile and ar- ound the house, the man keeping up a stream of vile epithets and threats of murder. Mrs. Kivineu. "and the two girls went to the front door of the home just "as the elder Kivinen announced his intention -of getting the rifle from the house and shooting the boy. Mrs. Kivinen called to the boy'to hurry and get the rifle and tide it, and she ran and snatched i down from the wall and took it to ihe back door. The boy took it from her as. his father ran toward him, and the latter again chased the. boy around the house with the knife in hand, shouting that he would kill him. Young Kivinen suddenly urned, and distance of about 28 feet, bullet entering his Cranbrook trary to British, practice and infring- es en local autonomy the four-datiqn of the British empire. For the negative Messrs. Sansom, Ware and Bryenton advocated plac- The public school at was destroyed by fire. Samuel Brown has resigned as j ing the nevy where therfi lT T which was in Euro- A. the result of a cable falhnz from waters. An Imprfia, Mvy be a concentration of the forc- ather's breast high up, piercing the ipper part of the right lung and striking the spinal cord, causing al- most instant death. The boy then informed neighbors! sational incident of the was the Attack on Sir Robert Bond when he attempted to land from steameu at Western Bay.. April for the purpose of addressing a meet-, ing, a, crowd of voters in sympathy the Morris movement refused- to let him land, and Bond was kick- ed in the chest and knocked over-! board. He saved himself from drown- ing by seizing the gunwale of a small boat nearby. lr Another sensational incident oc-: curred on April 23rd wHen Walter' a leading, merchant and ship owner of St. John was placed under- arrest charged with criminally billing Sir. Edward Morris. Sir Fjdward sued the Bond news- paper in St. John for dam- ages for seconding the charged '-al- leged to havex been- made by Mr, Blain. The Morrisites made counter charg- es that the late Bond ministry had been in communication with .the. Can. adian government regarding'the.ques- tion of annexation. Amalgamate WithCN.R. Toronto, May link in the great chain of Canadian railway systems in the west forged yesterday when it was announced that was being made to an application the board of Robert Robert B. during the so- 1T years old, of the whole ire and be con. these and industries mines for fuel depending on supply, hcavy losses in many instances. First, a fact second, faith third, experience Feeling is a result of faith in a giv- fact. The speaker had a. letter 1 en ifr Ottawa, May dispute be- tween the operators and employees of 2. At 'Buffalo-Buffola 0; Jersey City! the coal mines, controlled by the At 6; Toronto 2. National At 490; Brooklyn .181. At 5 I) 3; Cincin- nati 063. At 5 15 3; Si. Louis 392. At York 1 4 Bos- ton 2 4 4. American At. 1 5 3; Washington 073. At New 332; New York 4 0 4. .Western Coal Operator? in Alberta I and British Columbia..- will be refer- j red to a board of conciliation under the Act. Judge Lampman has accepttxi thn chairmanship of the conciliation ducive to They argued that a number of small- on different plans could i not work together as a unit and would (be a source of weakness the. i defence of the empire requirls Dread- noughts and Canada would not build farmer residing mree miles south of fleets built .beamsville, was instantly killed. SENSATION IN K1NRADE CASE these. j The judges, rom home. The letter stated that, gll were well. lie believed that fact felt contented. A man i can't help feeling good when he knows that Gori will do what He says. A man docs not own a house he- j cause he feels good in it. He is n'o-t j j married because he loves a' woman. i he can only prove it by looking up i I I'm; ruu-orcis nnri cert.iriaiT.es. If we i board over the Nicola Valley Coal and Coke Company, Mkldlesboro, B. C., alleging discrimination against i the United ilfhir- believe the Scripture record we know we are children of God and nothing can change that knowledge. j Besides having God's word ift man knows he is a Christian-if he Judge Hanninston, of tho n _i v _. Court, of New Brunswick, is dead. The Toronto Globe that twen- .7 million dollars have been offered to the Ontario government Gil-1 lies limit at Cobalt. new birth is an absolute essential. This gives new alToct-ions. ,v man elso knows he if a Christian because he knows he has had a change of heart. Wo can't love Ood until the heart'has been changed. Toronto, Out.. May Based on the report of the Crown's Alienist, in the case, fieo. T. Black-stock', K.C., has recommended to the attorney- general an important step in connection with the Kinrade case A conference was held this morning between Mr. Blackstock and Mr. Foy at which it is understood that the move was rlisensed but no decision was reached. It, is understood that the report of Dr. Bruce Smith and Dr. Clarke is of a very serious character and taken in con- nection incongruities of some of tho. inquest evi- Ji, sviu, cause a sensation. Mesrs. C. J. Wilson, chairman, John Beiwon and 0. D. Austin, gave the decision to the ne- jgative by a small margin. A good I crowd was out in the city hall to :hear the debate, the visitors were what had occurred and waited at the ranch until Deputy Sheriff- Duncan McLeod arrived "and arrested him. Sympathy in- the vicinity of. Spion- kop appears to be with the -boy, the general feeling being that Kivinen had abused his family for to such an extent they were constantly in fear of lives. In Belt and Neihart, where the family has lived at different times Kivinen was known as a man of ugly disposition, and it is said that he made frequent threats to kill his wife and children. There are two boy's' in the famiiy, the younger, aged 18 years' having been forced to run away from home from fear of his father.1 He is at present working on a ranch at Chotcau, but has been sent for by brother "Elmer, to look after the family while the latter is Kivinen, who is charged with killing his father bears the reputa- commissioners for Canada for amalgamation of Alberta Midland jailway with the C. N. R. this line to be built to establish communication between Calgary and Edmonton between Calgary, Lethbridge and Macleod and will be approximately five long Toronto, Ont., May Yesterday notification oi application of amalg; mationr with Saskatchewan North- western was given the Board oi Railway Commissioners by the Can- adian Northern. Railway. The coridi- 'tions under which .this new load will pass into the control of Messrs- Mackenzie and Mann are precisely- similar to those under which Midland was obtained. Afler it was owrtion in the vicinity of his home, as tendered a supper jwejl as elsewhere, of a sober, indus- TAX ON THOSE WHO DO NOT JOIN ARMY St. Petersburg, May Duma, iu a secret sitting lasting until t'.'o o'clock this morning, adopted 'he first and second reading of a militarv a.id in the Y. M. C. gymnasium at which' anc' well-behaved young contingent bill with th} ,-mond- Mayor Milne, who ocupied the chair at. the debate ,also O.'D. Austin and John Bnnson spoke briefly of thn value of such contests of brains. Tho visitors snwik wrv of For several yearse he has worked at ments imposing a special tax on those various places, his wages, for do serve in the army, most part, going to help pay for tho extending this tax -to Finland A ranch that his father lived on. is said, however, that his fnrher c it ('number of inadversions from the ex- nt tremo. rteht.-nn the Jews treatment accorded them by tho Me.d-mucl1 OI" icine Hat Y.M.C. boy's in drink- ling, ancl that hi? dissipation kopt the j family poor. POLICE MADE RAID j The had recently worked for At, 4 p.m. yesterday city po-j couple of years for the Xrw Mine lice made a raid and arrested i-wenty Sapphire Syndicate near Utica, and since that mine shut down ho. has ran- Chinamen for gambling at Wing Wah Chong's, Ford Stret. room to acommodate Chinamen arrested. There, was no been employed by the various the: They twenty were let- out on bail after depositing in cash as for their appear- ancc on Monday at 10 a.m. chers when he was not working on, his father's ranch. Neighbors of the family state that the boy has prac- in a declaration from Denary Zamis- lovski that no Jew should be., admit- ted to the army. The reporter of the committee and O. Y. Pargunn-nt, con- stitutional democratic menders of Kerson province, defended ths Jews on the" ground of their treatment in Russia and their lack of civil The debate a: times was very stormy, Jimmy Potts and Kid Sealer fought tically supported hi? parents and sis-ja 15-round draw at Edmonton tors for several years. night.