Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
f IFe Lethbridge Daily Herald ___ U LCTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, BOND LOSES A SEAT IN THE ISLAND So Far Morris Party Has Won All the Seats DECIDE TO HAVE A PAID FIRE BRIGADE Aid. Hatch Wins Council Over To His Plan-Protection For North Ward Lethbndge is to pftid flre.was Aid. Hatch's reply, and then bngade and Fire Chief Kroning has went on to figure out the of been given full power and control yf (maintenance, which totalled about Halifax, N. May" count- ing of two constituencies in Newfound- land took place on Saturday after the ballots closed. Brigus and Carbonnear. They The night were his cap- shows that Sir Edward Morris holds Brigus, which returned one of supporters in the general oU ?rven months ago, and he has tured Carbonnear, which in pre- vious contest "returned a member tc Sir liobert Bond. The counting of ballots will continue for a- week before all are 'Vrush. d. Purt DeGrave also returned Wanvn, 603: Morris supporter. Govt... Mriddock, Opp., 559. Port De Govr. 789 Bartiett, Opp., 765. Owing to distance and slow com rnunication further returns are complete. EVANGELISTS AT THREE CHURCHES Messrs. Gale and Hatch Spent a Busy batb Three churches had" the benefit of the services of Messrs. Gale, and Hatch, .the evangelists, yesterday. In the brigade and Equipment. Thes are the outstanding features of tho report of the Fire, Water and Ligh Committee which was adopted by tho council at a special meeting on Sat urday evening. A set of regulations governing the brigade were also ap proved and adopted as submitted b> Chief Kroning through the commit- tee. Aid. Hatch, chairman of the Water and .Light Committee, had evidently .gone into the zoitter very thoroughly both by himself and with the chief, and had little trouble in persuading the rest of the council that the recommendations made.were in the interests of the city. He atrong- y advocated giving the fire chief M full powers over his department as the chief of police had over his, and put it up to. him to make good by giving the 'city the best possible fire protection. v Chief Kronmg's Report Since assuming office at the first of the month. Chief Kroning had sub- mitted several reports to the com- mittee. In the first he advised hav- a month. He added that al- though the cost seemed high it would by the saving m in- to the ratepayers. soon be cut surance rates Every improvement means compensa- FUMIGATION KILLED HIS BIRDS Julius Young Laid a Complaint Before Council tion. Aid. Adams said that the North Ward must protection. They have none now and have been very patient. and AW. King agreed that it would be patch up the better to Ward one. But when "Who will pay for the This is a question that came up before the Council on Saturday evening ow- ing to the complaint laid by Julius Young that two of his .finest birds IMMIGRATION HALL IS TO BE MOVED AT ONCE Will Be More Conveniently Located Will Buy Land Here Bruce Walker, of Winnipeg, gener al immigration agent for the depar ment of the Interior, is in the city to day and granted an interview to th Herald, the He had been driving aroun city this morningx with A. E build a had been killed by the fumigating o to his house bv the n j t Aid. Hatch pointed out that the new complaint too about bavin the measles would cost probably they to hold over its con-i house and then Jtruction till next year. placard put taken off hi back again Health officer Campbell was presen The mayor here advocated buying j and explained the latter circumstanc he chemical, ladder and arrange for satisfactorily to Mr. Young and to he North Ward building at once, the Council. The former question ha to take time to consider the rest still to be settled. Sanitary Inspector Vallance had sent a monthly.report to the Counci telling that he had fumigated rooms, besides the school during Ap This was not" at all acceptable to j "1 and had had little time to attend f the plans, saving that he. wanted o know what taxes were received rom the North Ward. No Time to Wait ing a brigade of ten lieutenant, a captain paid men, and an engin- the salaries of these be eer, that f 65 and a month respect- ively, .'.with per month .per year increase for four years. There would be also ten call men who would sleep in the firp hall. North Ward Protected The second'report advised that two paid men and a tearc be located at to. Hatch, who said that the coun- to backyards, alleys and lanes. The cil had been procrastinating and now report was referred to the Health have no semblance of. a fire depart- Officer to whom it should-have been ment. "We can't wait for he addressed. In. this report Mr. Val- said. "I know we are and will lance referred also to the paper nui- speitd more than we are getting from sance saying it was hard to place the But they need pro-1 responsibility and making two sup the North Ward fire hall and that a hemical engine be purchased-for the North Ward. The could be enlarged necessary accommodation until a new fire station could be builtl The-fire- present building to provide the the morning Mr. JJatch preached to J men could do the work of the build- a full house in the Baptist Church and in the evening in Wesley Church. Mr. Gale preached to crowded church- es at Wesley in the at Knox. Church in the evening. Both of Mr. Gale's sermons were of the foundation kind as he consid- ered that a-large portion of his au- dience had heard him for the first time. In his morning serrrivn befir comisg to his main subject, he sj of everybody being busy here said that the people could -iot pect a great work unless- m some sacrifice. His subject, was "Give 3ocl his text known passage in Mat. ye all the: tithes, He said -.hat people should give God; a cbanoo 'first, by; trusting Eim the responsi- bility.; for "being a Christian with a will; hy praying, and here he made a trite comment "the man who-pravs jnost in private, prays least in public and the man who prays fiftetn in public-: forgets to pray third, by waiting for prayers, to bcr answered las it takes God to answer prayers as it dies' to bring the harvest from the yf'e'd. entrusted to -His care; and, fourth, by yielding completely to Him. '.'If the men of Lethbridge yielded' thun- selves absolutely to a "might work' would; be done here: God v not do the work except thruigh u an Mr. Gale told the c >n Knox. Church at the evening servic that 'the thing Lethhridge neeVls to be shown that Cnm'ikrdty is a real thing and that the Christian is a manly and-beautiful subject was "What -t means to be a He exempliftM Vljat a Christian should be from, the "I am the Rose of Sharon- and the Lily of the Valley." The .analogies drawn showed that a Christian shoulc be perfect, symmetrical, fragrant and common to all, also pure and hum- ble. The evangelist put up a strong plea for all round Christian man- hood. All people do not know what is lacking in their natures. The de- side is Godgiven but the method of trying to get satisfaction in life is often wrong. No satisfaction is to be found outside of Christ. Mr. Gale did not come to frighten people into turning to God by-preach- ing about Hell and the Judgment. He wanted to try to show women that the best thing she could be was a Christian queen in her own home and that the best life a man can live is that which is most like Christ, Mr Hatch in his evening address at, Wesley Church made a strong plea for clean men as workers He based his remarks on the incident when ing extension so that the- building would cost about and the-vo- tal expenditure in the North Vford about 'SSfOOO. More Equipment The third report recoinme-ide 1 the purchase of additional equipment Number hall. Among thosj were a 54-foot Seagrave extension ladder, chief's horse .and bujjjfy, three teams of horses, horses to be sold being unsuitable, a. Siamese coupling for uyJr -it sa that several lines of hose could .bo attached ,to the one hydraat, Yrd feet ,of Paragon hose, it the North Ward. tection and we must give it tojgesiions for abating the nuisance. He them." Sere Aid. Bowman pointed out (dumping of night soil on the nuisance that this expenditure, except for ground as it was soon covered with maintenance, is chargeable to capital account and not to __current revenue, r Clean Up 'Allays It must be provided for by byrlaw. Fire Chief Kroning complained of The secretary-treasurer added that the inflammable matter in the back- Si, 750 had already been voted J or [yards alleys'. Aid. Hutton thought that the city should send a man and team to take away the stuff that had accumulated 'and then make the owners "keep, it clean. This was Humphries, the local agent looking up posible sites for the immigration hall. As to his particular business here, Mr. Walker said that he was here in he interests of the Department to ook for-.more suitable accommodation for the immigrants cOniiug to Leth- bridge. For some time it has been apparent that the present hall and and hard cash not less than 000. The figures already at hand in- dicate that this statement is extreme ly conservative as the stock and cash value of those who have already en tered is much over per head of immigrants. "As you are probably aware South- ern Alberta and the Lethbridge dis- trict especially are getting a full share of this business. Your crowded hotels, the constant and complete oc- cupation of the immigration hall and the difficulty of providing accommo- dation at night all speak for the pol- cy of advertising Canada beyond her >oundariea. "The fame of the Lethbridge district FOR THE BOYLES s a wheat grpwij >ecoming world cottish Agricultural winjr community is When the delegates who considered Kroning, who was saM that he had known this hose to have been in use for eight yearo and still give perfect satisfaction. It was being- used in Calgary and Edmonton. His. fourth report recommended twenty.iron cots, mattresses, blank- the ladder. The council, was now ready for ac- ion and passed a motion authoriz- the hire four men at once, and others as he needed them, to order a chemical engine, ladder" and feet, of hose. The rules and regulations were also adopted. Fire Scuttltt Chief Kroning advised the amend- ing of the building by-law ordering fire scuttles to be built in every building with rooms in the basement so that it would be possible to put out a fire in a basement without go ing into it. It is provided in other cities. Fire Alarm System He also reported that the grading of the streets had.left the fire alarm boxes out of reach of the people. He had-had these lowered. Some of the boxes were in bad shape ana' the rest of: the system was in bad shape. Heavier wire was Supt." Reid explained that t the boxes were the-best on the market, but owing to of money ets, etc., for the firemen. And the Fifth report dealt, with rules and regulations, contract form, blanks or reports, medical ex- aminations, trials, resignations, etc. These rules and .regulations are the ame as in Edmonton, vand Aid. Hatch in recommending their adop- ion said that he thought Lethbridge ould well follow Edmonton "as he onsidered it had. the best equipped and host managed fire department ne ever saw. Chief Kroning was asked to give his views on the various matters be fore the council. The chief spoke of the need of having paid" men who would do what they were told, couM" be disciplined H occasion demanded and who would not quit when they got wet. He strongly advocated a chemical engine for the North Ward as experience showed that a chemical put out a very large proportion o fires and could well check a big fire until the steamer got there. The chemical should be light so as to get them quickly and be a "Johnny on the spot" piece of apparatus. The new chemical should have a .copper cylinder as a steel one corrodes and s dangerous. Aid. Hatch remarked that at pres- Christ called his disciples whe were "cleaning and mending" their nets. It is absolutely necessary, he said, for the fishers to have lives that were clean and whole if they expect- ed any aucceiss in bringing men to Christ. ent the protection given the' North Ward was useless. city and the mills and yards near he Westminster Crossing must be given adequate protection. Cost Revenue Mayor Henderson wanted to know what the cost would be as he thought he expenditure was more than the axes being paid by tho North Ward and he wanted information also re- garding the cost of operation. Aid. Hatch said thnt the cost new apparatus, team, etc.. outlined in the system had been put .in cheap. The batteries had played out and the power is supplied now by connecting with the city electric system. The system is all Bright-but the power Arrangement will Have to be chang- ed. It was.good at the time it was oustructed but is too small now. Theatre Chief Krohiug laid complaint, about the Eureka Theatre as not having sufficient exits, no protection where the machine is operated and has.no inechanical -extinguishers. Messrs Morris and Thaten, the proprietors were present and the matter was fully gone into. They agreed to make any arrangements necessary, and explained that conditions would be better when the extension now under construction was completed. For 'the present Chief Kroniag agreed to have a fireman detailed or duty there each night. The pro- prietors will put in a water pipe and hose and fix the exits, aisles, ma- 'chine room to meet the requirements and under the chief's direction put in a perforated water pipe system over the new stage. They agreed with Aid. Hatch when -he said that it was in the interest of the pdblic and of the theatre that they should supported, by ..flr. Campbell. The old old question -of getting the pape consumed blew back into th .city was discussed for about an hou and the usual result reached. They do not know what is best to do bu will try something. i May or Henderson brought up matter which he haid had been brought to his attention by reading the Herald and that was the keepin of people off the'.boulevards. He thought that the -by-law should be amended to> provide for tion of people who .walk on them Secretary Robinson stated that En gineer Arnold was. having some amendments made, .now and .conic site were unsuitable in many respects being- difficult to get at, dark at night and hard to find; "On behalf of the Department, I have purchased the two lots on the comer of Cutbill and Ford Sts., op- posite the convent. It is proposed to remove the present building to the new site as it is a well-built building and in good condition. It will be put into a proper state of repair, .both inside and put and will be made pre- sentable and convenient. The work will be proceeded with at once and during the next few days, A. E. Hum- phries, the local immigration agent will be asking for tenders for the re- moval and re-erection of the building onto the new site. The present build- ng is of a much better kind" than tie department are erecting now and f a new building were to be erected t would not be as good aa the pre- bert' Gull Lake and a- point some six miles south of the last named. This, of course, does not include the 'new halls at Wainwright, Biggar, Yonker and Phillips on the Grand Trunk Pa- cific nor the additions contemplated at Regina, Edmonton and "I am on my way back to Calgary to look into the situation there and will proceed to. Moose Jaw where-an here last year, decided to take ome at'tion; you will notice their rep- esentative, Mr. Hodge, came first to his district to look over the ground. And, it is betraying no secret to aay that final purchase made by the syndicate represented by Mr. Hodge, it will be made in this dis- trict. "There is a strong tide of. immigra- tion setting in along the line between Moose Jaw Lake in Sas- katchewan. So great is -the demand for accommodation there that I have had to erect tents on the government of way at Morse, Mortlach, Kidnappers Of Willie Whitia Get Stiff Sentences Mercer, Pa., May Boyle who waa sentenced today to life im- prisonment in the penitentiary for kidnappink Willie Whitia, and his wife, v.-ho received a sentence of 25 years with.a fine of and costs, which tneana to stay in jail till paid, were returned to their cells. Both 3oyle and his wife collapsed eomplete- y at hearing the sentence. When they were started back to jail, Boyle managed to walk with assistance down stairs. There he became limp and was lifted into the old fashioned omnibus and conveyed. When plac- ed upon the seat inside the bus nearly fell out. "He was utterly un- able' to sit up. Boyle was even in a worse" condition and unable to walk a step and had to be carried and wept vio- lently. It was not necessary to hand- cuff either of the prisoners. ent. Asked about immigration affairs in eneral, Mr. Walker said: "The stream f into Western Canada his year" will be extremely large and considerable in excess of last year or of any other year in the history., of the country Those who are in; touch with European immigration coiidi- MINERS TO APPEAL TORRES. LEWIS Meeting At Frank Passes A Very Important tioas as well as American conditions -extension is urgently required Then include that >Iso with-.the othermat- ters. Carnival on Square F. W. Brown asked permission to use -the. square for the street carnival and promised to giVe a bond that the place would not be damaged and be left as-clean as it was received and that the shows would.be o.k. in every. respect. offered to pay the ex- penses of va person to go to Calgary .0 see them the week before. After considerable "discussion, the city .allowed him the use of the north half of the square at of flO a day- and fixed the bond at calculate that at least two hundred thousand immigrants will enter Can- ada this year from all quarters The quality was. never as neither in Canada generally nor in Alberta par- ticularly. "The province both in "the north and south portions will receive the largest proportion of the United States immigration. I have reason for be- lieving that at least seventy thousand Americans will cross into Canada this year as immigrants and will bring with them in stock, settlers' effects I will proced to Saskatoon where there is. the same call for more acommoda-l tion. "All tfesae Frank, Mky moanter meeting of the men of the U. K. W. A. of all the camps of the Pass was beki I think fairly in- dicate that I am justified in saying that -the Dominion Immigration De- partment is bringing the people to Canada, helping them to make good and to add to the; general prosperity. "If this season's crop is as good -as last year, I have no hesitation in say- ing that "the future will be a revela- tion evert to such rapidly prospering communities as your busy city." here this afternoon. purpose; of 5the meeting wo keep the men in line behind posi- tion taken by President Sherman. Acting President Robert Mid Honore J. Jackson were the spevJcerji The most important result of the meeting was a decision to .endeavor to avoid breaking away from in- ternational body. The resolution was adopted re- questing the 'district officials to ap- peal first to Lewis oa failure of Lewis to sustain the strika will result in an. appeal to the inter- national Board; that failing til result in applying to alTthe local unions in the American branfib. of the organization. The rceeting was enthusiastic in At 10 o'clock this morning at the! Brantford. Ont., Jfey I suppo.rt of the apparently Chinamen In [Grave-Robbing Police Court Case At Brantford police court before Magistrate Me- Dougal, two Chinese were phase of the case in which Mrs. Car- all will stand firm, pending ation of the case olin charged Patrick Jones and Wm.; arbitration board. Lee Wah was committed for trial Dunne wifck removing the remains j asked for. or grossly immoral conduct. He Is I ner son daughter from the r the proposed which has been confined at the Barracks awaiting j Roman Catholic cemetery, was pre- NEW PUBLICITY BUILDING know that they in the building, were perfectly safe and the counci COAL FOR MAM PLOWS trial. L..M- Johnstone appeared for the defense and Chief Gillespie look- ed after the prosecution: Mali Chew, Ford street, was up on the charge of keeping "a disorderly house and was remanded till Friday, i He was let out" on bail. Colin Me- Leod, of Macleod, appeared for the Chief Gillespie prosecut- ed.. '-.v sented at the police court Saturday. The bodies replaced in the grave had been exhumed and only part of tha Council Approves of Stand on Top The new combination publicity- remains were found, while two gold house-bandstand came_up_ for discua- Saturday and pearl rosary, by at th6 C. R R. Will See That ihc Operators Are Well Supplied Calgary, Alta., May ser OUB feature of the present conflict between the coal operators and the could not be too careful in protect- ing both the public and the pro- prietors. ALL STORE! TO CLOSE WEDNESDAY AT 3 O'CLOCK Wednesday is to be baseball day in Lethbridge, It, is the opening day of the Western Canada League of Professional the report would cost "Over and above wlint, now AHked mayor. "We have nothing aMerman. "Vv'fl surely have re- plied the mayor. "Mighty little is any jj baseball in this city, snd the we have business men have decided to jifj celebrate the occasion by clos- ing up from 9 o'clock till six. Medicine Hat vs. LethbrMfe at the baseball park st 3.30. miners is the difficulty that is exper- ienced by farmers owning steam, plows to obtain a supply of coal. Imme- diately on the return from the east of "Mr. J. S. Dennis, assistant to the second vice president this matter was laid before him and he at once plac- ed himself in communication with the C. P. R. authorities at Winni- peg. A telegram just received from Mr. Wm. Whyte, second vice presi- dent to the effect that the railway company is prepared to supply a sufficient quantify of steam coal for ploughing "purposes, even if it would have to be brought from 'Pittsburg, in order thst there would be no cessa- tion of work. TELEGRAPH 1C BRIEFS A. G. Parker, of Brantford, Ont. has been appointed manager oP the Bank of Montreal at Ottawa. Rev. A. D. Miller, B.A., professor in Mt. Allison University. N. B., is likely to join the staff of Alberta College at Edmonton. King Edward has returned to Lou don after an absence of about two months. Tho S. S. Mauretania arrived off Daunt's Rock this morning, beating her; own previous record and all oth- ers eastward bound by 24 The ice went out of the at Prince Albert during the night and started operations, men are given em- the saw mills Seven hundred ployment. The man Peebles, who was station agent of the C. P. R. at Reward, Sask., was sentenced on Saturday to six months in jail on the charge of stealing from trunks in his pos- session as agent. A Job For the Railway! Earl Grey To Lay the Stone! the daughter, were missing. Grave rafted a plan which was submitted, Digger Jones denied seeing tte jewel- to the Council for approval. He ry and stated that when he flrst showed a building octagonal made the removal the remains were Uwenty-four feet in diameter, with a unceremoniously placed In a bole ceding below and "a band- dug. [stand nine -feet six inches high .It is certaily a classy looking .building Aid. King and Oliver though that pro- vision should be made for a dressing room for the athletes. The rest thought that would not be wise as it will not be long before there will be no sports on the square which will be beautified. The plan was finally Edmonton, Alta., May Premier approved. Aid. King opposing, and Rutherford and Hon. C. W. Cross, the former motion providing for en- who have been East on a several larging the bandstand rescinded. weeks' trip returned to the city yes- terday. As a result of a conference between he Premier and Earl Grey, the Gov- ernor General of Canada, it is prob- able that he will lay the corner stone of the new Parliament buildings during the month of June next. It is not known whether Sir Wilfred Laurier or other Dominion abinet ministers will be present upon hat memorable occasion. Seeding Over This Week C. BUILDING PERMITS Johnston, dwelling. A. Robinson, dwelling, W. 8. Lofthouse, North Ward, dwcllmt. Ottawa. May Railway Winnipeg. Man.. May Commission today issued formal j from various sections of Canada tiers for the adoption of regulations j West show that wheat seeding has requiring railway companies to clean j progressed week under the most and disinfect cars, stations and [favorable conditions. Up to date waiting rooms in order to prevent} 70 per cent, of crop in in ground tuberculosis or oth- and by next Wednesday night seeding er infectious diseases. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Theodore Thorraaline, a Cariboo pioneer, died in Vancouver. He was struck by a street car. The Canada Life bill was given a third reading in the House of Com- mons Saturday. The bill aims to correct legislation passed in 1897 under which the Canada Ufo Insur- ance Co. might be compelled to pay to policy-holders a larger share of profits than has been paid in prac- tice. The nomination of Theodoi-e Rooee- vclt for mayor of New York City in proposed by General Stewart L. Woodford, the diplomatist. It is ad> mittcd that the boom thus lnuncfced has neither the knowledge nor consent of Mr. Roosevelt. will have been competed. QOOD THIHQ FOR HOSMCR Hosmer, B. C-, May hun- dred and fifty men have been nut to work to taild-the new station snct freifht thedg and flx the grade Hoemer.