Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
i lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1909. MR. GRAHAM HAD HIS WAY MO. IB. Amendments To Rail way Act Have Been Adopted Ottawa, im- portant bills passed through tift house, was the total of today's achievement and it left the order pa- per well advanced so that proroga- tion on Wednesday is not impossible if the government does not attempt to pass the insurance bill this ses- sion. -The first of the bills passed today was" the amending of the Rail- way Act, including the level cross- ings question. Mr. Lancaster pro- tested against the acceptance of the amendment moved in the Senate, but Mr. Graham refused to alter the bill, and it was finally passed- The afternoon was spent on the bill to amend the ppstoffice act, which in- creases the salaries of letter carriers and the more poorly paid postal em- ployees. The bill granting a flat in- crease of per year for the inside .civil service at Ottawa caused great of discussion, the opposition charging that it was merely imple- menting the promise made during- the last general election for the Liberal party. Mr, Fisher's bill providing for. commission to study the conserva- tion of natural resources was passed after the opposition toad protested that it merely appeared, under pre- sent condition, to be another excuse for spending money. ONTARIO PROTESTS a Rider in the Waterways Treaty Toronto, May Whit- ney today sent the following lette to Sir Wilfrid Laurier. "The Ontari government is of the opinion that i the waterways treaty be ratified bj> the Parliament of Canada, such rut; fication should be exclusive of th rider inserted at the end thereof bj the United States Senate and thi government respectfully protest against such rider, as being unfair to the province of. Ontario in view o the other provisions of the treaty as to waters and streams." Sir Jaaies afterwards said: "It would seem, if the treaty is ratified that an injustice will be done to the apparently the original province as situation is Marie, other changes which af- fect British boundary waters remain.' Hamilton, Ont., May the i. f resumed at Sault jury was laboring under NEW ELEVATORS IN ALBERTA Calgary, May Great West Grain and Elevator Co., of Brandon, will build nineteen elevators in Al- berta as follows: Macleod, Granum, Claresholm, Stavely, Canton, Cayley, High Ei- ver, Crossfield. Carstairs, Eed Deer, Alix, Erksine, Stettler, Camrose, Days land, Killam, Strome, Sedgwick To handle the Alberta business, the head offices for the province will be located in Calgary. DEAD AT CALGARY Calgary, May Bobbins, a well known citizen died last night of pneumonia after a brief illness. He came from Durham Co., Ont., about five years ago: C. P. R, APPEALED THE JUDGEMENT JURY HAD A NAME IN MIND BALL OPENING TOMORROW New Developments In Kinrade Murder Case Conviction Under Manitoba Grain Act At Clares- holm Claresholm, May The district court sat here today, the following members of the bar present R. B. JBennott K.C., P. J. .Nolan .K. misapprehension, is new apparent. Foreman Spera gave out an inter- view today in which he said that had t not been for the fact that the Urowa in concluding the investigation so suddenly, gave the jury the im- pression that important developments vere to take place if an open verdict tvas brought in, it would have been more specific in its finding. He said hat the jury was contemplating lolding a meeting for the purpose, ol passing a vole of censure in the At- om ey General's department for its nactivity in the case. An informal meeting of a number1 of the jurors was eld this morning, he said, at- which tie reported movements of two im- ortant witnesses in the case were ommented on. Foreman Spera said iat the jury had come in for any amount of obloquy for bringing in a verdict such as it did. The jurymen are anxious to place themselves on record in some definite way. They were, anxious to give the crown every opportunity. A letter has -been sent from the jury to the Attorney Gen-, eral in which their stand in the mat- ter is outlined. The foreman said Providing weather condi- tions are favorable, two ball games will be played tomorrrw at the Athletic park. One in the morning to commence at 10.30 and.the -other in the af- ternoon at 4.30. As a suitable preliminary to the opening game an .auto parade will take place from the square at 9.30 in which all the cars IT i the city, will likely participate. The afternoon game is scheduled at 4.30 to allow a large contingent from Macleod to witness, the game, who will come down on the local. Mac- leod is 'developing great inter- est in the Lethbridge team. "Spud" Murphy has ben re- quested to report by manager Corrigan. BLYTHE WONT HANG JUST NOW Cabinet Not Decided As To Reprieve Of Sentence ANOTHER REAL ESTATE DEAL This morning W. G. Sim- mo'ns purchased the house and lot of W: H. Morris on Crabb St.- JThere is 25 feet frontage. It is understood the paid was ?6J000. The H. Macbeth Agency put through the deal. 1st Says There Is a Hell In. a quiet, .reasonable and Kindly way Evangelist Gale discussed the the jury stood at one time 10 to 2 question of Hell at Wesley church in favor of mentioning a'name in .the ;finding but the majority were persuad- ed to refrain from doing so on the ground that the crown's actfons might- thereby be hampered. A NEW IDEA .Vancouver, May Granc} Jury in one of the most voluminous and; interesting presentments that have ever been made to the judge of assizes of-Vancouver, broke new in suggesting that a training ship .should be provided in connec- tion with the-Boy's Industrial School, and in pointing 'out the desirability of encouraging them to follow tf sea- faring life. C., Calgary W. M. Campbell, leod II. 0. B. Watt and. F. Langmuir, Claresholm. The only case of any general interest was the appeal oi the C. P.: It. against a conviction under the Manitoba Grain Act, made by E. C. Camies, IJ.P., at last fall when 'the agent of MONKEYS ROASTED TO DEATH Jeffersonviile, boy today, threw a .lighted match into a cage of 'seven trained monkeys at the end of a circus parade and as the cage. was; light, the scattered straw took 'fire and the squeaking animals were roasted ,tb death before a crowd that stood by helplessly while the boy escaped. UNION BANK AT GRASSY LAKE Town to the East Is Recognized as Fast Developing Centra G rassy May Union Bank., of Canada has opened a branch at Grassy Lake. F.W.Bailey of Edmon- ton is the manager. This is the third branch opened in the Lethbridge dis- trict: within the last two weeks by the Union Bank, the others being at Stirling and Carmangay. A Mr. Robertson has opened a gents' furnishing store here. The old depot is to bs moved to a opposite Grassy Lake bo-, tel. A new station is to be at once and a regular agent, -Sir.. Burke, of Taber, will be in charge. A number of. wealthy .have 'organized the Grassy Lake Banking and Bealty Co. The, Com- pany has been incorporated. J. M. Bruce manager with headquar- ters at Grassy Lake. The township south of rassy Lake which was all taken up by squatters is being surveyed. P. Vibert, inspecter for the Union spent the past two days at Grassy Lake and as a result the bank opened a branch here yesterday. j Grassy Lake is making rather elab-! the company was fined, and a fine also imposed on the company. The principal ground taken up bv B. B. Bennet, for the Appellants, was that there was no act of parliament to prohibit the' C. P. B.-: from'send- ing shipments' east and west as they wished. In the case in point a party who was next on the order book ''or. had been passed over in favor of a party shipping to Vancouver. The question was then -brought up as to whether .the JIanitoba Grain Act applied to "Western shipments. Mr- Bennett pointed, out that the C.P.R. would never be able to make any Western shipments at all if this con- viction stand. After consid- erable evidence" Judge Carpenter re- served judgment. The appeal, Frank Sloan v. Jennie was dismissed, the appellant nofbeing present. The civil cases were all continued or dismissed with the exception of the one, Beecc Thomas v. Mark "P. Hill :-in which the -defendant, had a counter claim, and there was a verdict for the plaintiff for 52.50 and costs. B. Watt for plaintiff and H. 0. Haslarn for defendant. Sensation In Quebec House Quebec, "May was a sen- sational scene in the Quebec legisla- ture tonight Hon. Jean Pre- vost, former Minister of Colonization in the Gouin government, charged John Hall KelJy, member for Bona- yenturc and who is regarded as an aspirant, for the portfolio, ,when the present lion. Chas Devlin retires, with having taken money for securing the withdrawal of bogus set- last night. He explained at the be- ginning that he had no desire to frighten anyone into being- a Christ- ian, but he felt duty to pre- sent every side of the gospel. His "adequate motive" was that of all other men in the work of saving- souls, and that was the fact that a man without Christ is eternally lost. He said he .wished it were true what some, people said.that all men would finally find Heaven, but the teaching is contrary to the' Word. Pr. Morrison, the greatest Greek scholar of his day; searched the Bible to prove there was "no Hell but his j final judgment was that. is no Ottawa, May Blythe, "ho was to have been hanged at Toronto this morning for the murder of his wife at Agincourt last winter, was today reprieved by an order in council, until June 17th. It is understood that there has been difference of opinion in the cabinet as to.thr recommendation to be uiai''i? to his Excellency in the case, al- though a recommendation was .made on Monday last to let the law fake its course.. This was today sidered and it was decided tuit the case should be left open until r-r e close of the session when the min- isters could have time to go fully t-'i the deii-ils. A strange plea for ihe commutation of the seit.-nce :o !'..e impriscj-jtient has been in.-: by T. C. Kobirelt.'-of Toronto, .r fi-r the condemned mon on t'nt the pr': oner, enraged arulfr vccation ty has wife only intended to give her a severe beating. On re- the cabinet the ?en- tence may be commuted to. life priscnment- manslaughter. VISITING SCANDINAVIAN College professor Gave Lecture in City Last Night E. Lundquist, professor of Scandi- navian languages and literature at Brandon College is in the city. He gave a lecture in the Baptist Church last evening to Scandinavians on "The Welfare of Scandinavians in. Can- ada." Those present showed a great appreciation and proved their inter- est in subscribing liberally for the support of the Scandinavian work at the college. The professor found the Scandinavians very interested taking part in the work for foreign nation- alities and hopes that they will soon organize themselves for the acomp- lishing of something more definite for the benefit of the Scandinavians in Canada. Lundquist is making a tour of Alberta, visiting the Scandinavians n the various communities. SUPPORT OF THE EMPIRE NEEDED Not a Question Of Support Of Mother Country TWENTY MEN KILLED Albany, N. Y., May least twenty men were killed by a prema- ture blast of'dynamite this .afternoon in a stone quarry operated 'by the Callanan 'Road Improvement Com- pany, near the village of South Beth- "lehem, 11 miles southwest of Albany. ALL LICENSES RENEWED Macleod, May Board of Li- cense Commissioners met here yester- day to consider applications for li- censes. _, Messrs. W. Oliver, Leth- mdge; J. Bruce, Lethbridge and R.T. barker, Macleod, commissioners were al} present as well also as Chief In-, pector W.A. Devi of Edmonton, and nspector Hotchkiss of Claresholm. All the licenses were renewed. There were no applications for new licen- ses. FIX UP THE BRIDGE ROAD Complaint About Condition Made At Board Of Trade Two Provinces Will Enforce It Toronto, Ont., ]May a reply to a letter'- by Rev. Dr. Chown to the Attorney General of Saskatche- wan, the latter says "I beg to as- At the genetal meeting of the Board of Trade Mc- Nicol read an account of the work of the council since the last- meeting; the only new item was that to get the headquarters for the Alberta grain inspection, Calgary sent, a de- putation to Ottawa. Only one of the fourteen petitions regarding the new traffic bridge has been returned. The meeting passed a "resolution, moved by U. Rylands. that the C. P. R. be asked- to place a gate and a--watchman'at the Gait street L'ondon, Eng., May Strath- cona presided over a distinguished gathering at the Canadian Club last night, those present included Prince Francis of Teck and Lord Milner. Lord Strathcona, proposing Dominion and Governor General, referred to naval defence and declared .Canada would net be wanting in taking her part in the defence of the interests and dignity of the empire. Joseph Martin responded and. said there was nothing in the. cry tiiat no. English, were .wanted Can- ada. Regarding the believ- ed there was no sense inXhaving a Qanadian navy. He desired a straight grant of money to the imperial navy for Imperial Joseph Oliver, majpoT. of "Toronto, also respojaded, emphasizing the need for a surplus of English money in Canada. Lord Milner in a speech referred to two points, first is not a ques- tion of the Dominion's supporting the mother country, .-trat it is a ques- tion -of mother country and Domin- ion's supporting Lthe! empire secondly, if effective defense of the Empire is some sort of common institutions A BUNCH OF-BRJDES parsonage, Red- At the Methodist path at 2.15 .this afternoon, the liope'-for a man" who dies without i Sm'e, that the enactment of th crossing to prevent accidents. The Christ." Mr. Gale then proceeded to tell why there was a Hell: Jesus taught it and said three about Hell as He Heaven. People must accept -either all or none i regulations concerning the use o liquor within military camp ground will be attended to by our provin cial officers in the saire manner as times as much wi Bother "liquor laws of the prov inco." Premier Hazen, of New tiers from timber limits purchased of His teaching. Christ's teaching is by the W. C. Edwards Go. Mr. Kelly demanded that the charges be put in writing-, and this Mr. Prevost con- sented to do, but demanded time for the proposition. Colin Macleod Operator's Choice SCHOOL ASSESSMENT an assessment of on property in the school district but outside i-f. the-city limits and on property-ex- empt from municipal taxation but payg taxes for school purposes only. This brings the school assessment up to Ottawa, .iMay have been taken by the Department of Labor on the" application; of the workmen concerned for the establishment of a board of conciliation and investiga- tion to inquire into matters in dis- pute between members of the West- ern Coal Operators' Association con- corroborated by common sense. Brunswick, also writes about th same matter as follows "I wil gladly co-operate in- any way I cam with the military authorities so that all possible precautions may be tak- the sale of liquor in camps. Hell must be eternal -because it is a fact.V that a man was never re- formed by punishment, and because en to prevent of the character of Helli Being de- void, of the; influence of God-it will lead to utter degradation and it is a state of consciousness. There is absolutely no hope for .while a man received if he repents, there are there none of the that lead to repentance, no love, no Christ tc die for one, no Holy Ghost, no prayer. Hell is 'being sep- St. Johns, K. P., May arated from God and goo'd and lovejonly constituencies yet unreported are Twiilingatc, which returns three members, including the seat for Big Majority For Morris mines -at Taber, Bellevue, T ,.t. A Lille, Bankhead, Canmore, Alta., lu additionto the municipal asess- Hosmerj B c em_ ment of the schools members of' the.United Mine Workers of .America. On recommend- ation of the Western Coal Operators' Association, Colin Macleod, of Mac- leod. Alta., was-appointed a member of the board. F. H. .Sherman, of Taber, Alta.', has been appointed to the board on nomination of the em- ployees. prate preparations for a 24th of May celebration. A special train will be run from Lethbridge and another from Medicine Hat. A big list of sports will be run off. These will in- match between Taber, a football match between Grassy Lake and Leth- bridge S. 0. E. team, horse races, cow boy races and tug of war. The Ta- be? band will attend and the man- agement are endeavoring to secure the services of the city band. There will be a dance at night when ad- dresses will be given. Mr. Haley of Larson Bros. Hal- ey, died suddenly a week ago as a result of a stroke. Deceased was the senior member of the firm and was a robust man. GIRL SHOPLIFTERS Two little girls were caught shop- lifting in the J. Brown Co., Limited store yesterday. They gave their pur- suers a merry chase down the mud of children's father family had been given relief by the city. E. B. Chad- wick, superintendent of dependent and neglected children who is in the city is taking an. interest in the case. Redpath St. The is in jail and the forever. What that means is beyond the comprehension of'the.--finite mind sanest things a man does are j which Ex-Premier Bond sat, and St. those he does through, con- tinued Mr. Gale, "and not through love. Every man, woman or child who comes lo Ged cornea-through fear, for the fear of the Lord isHhe Barbec, one member. If these seats, which formerly elect- ed Bonditcs, remain, true to their al- legiance, the final standing in the beginning of wisdom. Lethbridge go on not pleadings of the evangelists? It is! because they are what Dr. Dale said of Eng- land have lost their fear of God. The fear of the Lord is not a -nervous or impulsive fear but a calm reasoning facing of I legislature will Why does Bon-ditcs 10. heeding the! be Morrisites 26 THREE, WERE DROWNED Pittsburg.. Pa-...- May save 5 ctmts bridge five foreigners who had been out of work many months, attempted to cross the river at Me- Keesport yesterday in a RAILWAY CON- DUCTORS' HEADQUARTERS Boston, Mass., May con- sideration of the location of a Nation- al headquarters aroused the utmost interest at the third day's session of the Order, of Railway Conductors to- day. The most enthusiastic claim- ants of the honors weve Indianapolis. Ind., and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bridge Work Is Progressing G. T. P. AT MACLEOD RIVER Edmonton, Alta., May worfc. on the G. the Pembina and Macleod river is now in full swing and by September next the grading will be completed to the Maclead river. The bridge is fairly climbing the bank on the other side of the river. There are yet two towers to erect before the big span is reached. It wjll take about t'w.o weeks to finish these two-' towers. About two months will be needed to complete the big- span, which is 170 feet three inches long. Wooden false work, 150 feet high, has to be built first. The traveller, which has been in use for the rest of the bridge, cannot be used for the big span. After 'the big- span is completed it will take a month to complete the towers be- yond and complete the bridge ready for the running of trains. The fin- ishing touches will fcc all done about the end of August unless unfavorable weather of other unavoidable cir- cumstances intervene. which sank amidstream three o! them. small boat drowning action of the city council in taking over the Agricultural Grounds was. approved heartily, as was also the plan for the new publicity .building. H. J. Goodc and A. Till'ey. were appointed a committee to-meet Don Reid regarding the proposed Horse Show and market. The deplotable condition of the Macleod road between the two bridges and across the flat came in for considerable A reso- lution was passed asking Messrs. Mc- Lean and Buchanan; the represent- atives of the district and city, in the legislature, to bring, the matter to the attention of the government. It was suggested that the city, council offer to have the work done under the direction of the city engineer at xhe expense of the government. The attention" of the Industrial Committee was 'drawn to the rumor- marriage took .place, Efevi M. Har- rison. officiating, of William Will- shaw, of Sweet Grass, Mont., to Mary Ellen Beswick, of Hanley, Stafford- shire, Eng. Mr. and Mrs. Willshaw leave for Sweet Grass tonight for Mr. Willshaw's ranch. On the same boat, in which Mrs. Willshaw came over there were no. fess" than thirty English young ladies coming out to. make happy the homes of bachelors who had come out ahead of them to prepare the homes. of a representative of a pro- minent agricultural implement com- pany to the city in a few days, probably looking- for a location build a factory. Aid. King. inquired as to the pub licity commissionership. Presiden Vourse said that the city" council had tttled that matter by placing the alary at a year. The mat er would have to be left over as it impossible to get a good- man or that sum. The secretary's office ould probably be in the publicity uilding. CITY AND DISTRICT. Mrs- Ives will not receive tomor- row. _ The sale at W. L. Wilson's auction rooms has been postponed until Mon- day. N, T. McLeod went to Coleridge. this morning on a business trip.' C. V. Bennett, clerk of'the Su- preme Court, is away "on a. few days' trip _to Winnipeg. W. A. Deyl, of Edmonton, chief li- cense inspector for Alberts, is in the city attending- the meeting of the li- cense commissioners; The Spaulding league balls for the four opening games between Medicine Hat and Lethbridge are. on exhibi- tion in Howard Case Co.'s win- dow. A new drug store is to be erected in the North Ward immediately. A line one storey and .basement build- ing will be erected and a complete to 'stock drugs- and stationery car- ried: J. K. McCrostie, Phra.B., will be the manager, and the business is to be conducted under the name, the facts of the case. Christians are indifferent bccausft they have lost it." After stating that Death and the Judgment were the two absolutely sure, things, he stated that the judg- ment day was awful to some, but blessed to others because of what it meant to them. The interest in the meetings is in- creasing. Tonight Mr. Gale Those who want to do some tree on "The atonement and its neces- j planting will bo gJad to know that iat the Experimental Farm there is a j large supply or seedling trees for free Get Trees At Exp. Farm "GIVES HIS FORTUNE TO SERVICE OF GOD Louisville, Ky.. 'May The sensation of the Southern Baptist Convention in this city was an announcement to the laymen last night- by Jo- soph M. Shenstone, million- aire manufacturer of Toronto. thai his immense for- jfc tune, he would keep only enough for his future living if. expenses and would devote the remainder to the service of God, j distribution, including Manitoba ma- pies, cottomvoods, ash and carag- i ana. the lust named being- a hedge i shrub. There are also a few larger j Manitoba maples six or seven feet j high. Anyone that will call at the farm can be supplied for the next few days. Arrangements will be I ma do to supply people on the monx- ing- of Arbor Day (Friday) vsith the trees. CANADIAN CLUB R. B. Chadwick, Edmonton, will give an address at the Canadian Club dinner in St. Augustin's Hall at 6.30 tin's evening. All citizens are invit- ed to attend whether 'former mem- bers of the club or not, A short re- organization meeting will be Jield at the conclusion of Mr. Chadwiek's ad- dress, which will be along the line of his work as superintendent of ne- glected and dependent children Alberta. DEFENCE IN AUSTRALIA Sydney, N. S. W., May intimates that ho is negotiat- ing with the homo government regard- ing measures of defence which would with British plans and tend to protect tho honor both of Aus- nd the motherland. SEEDING IN THE VVinnipg, May through- out Western Canada will be practi- cally completed by the end of the week, and most of it will be done by tomorrow. This., in brief; is -the sub- stance of a splendid crop report is- sued today by the Canadian Pacific Rnilway, covering tho prairie pro- vinces. From i'he hor.vy rain which fell yesterday the crops will receive groat benefit as was required. "The 2Srorth Ward Drug Store." W. L. Wilson returned night from conducting a big sale of farm stock and Bocky Cou- lee. Stock is in demand this spring. Mr. Wilson states that exceptionally high for every-( thing put' up "at- the sale. "Men Only" have, two meet- ings oa Sunday under the direction. of Messrs. Gale and Hatch. In the afternoon Mr. Gale will speak at a. meeting held, in the.Lyceum theatre, and in the evening to a meeting for men in Knox Presbyterian church- On Sunday evening Mr. Hatch :will speak to women only at Wesley church. targfuet Smith, daughter of D. A. Smith, is the leader in the Calgary Daily .News pony contest for the dis- .rict outsuie the city of Calgary. She has a big lead over her closest competitor and if the people of Leth- bridge centre their support on this hustling worker she will certainly and a winner. The two dinkey locomotive" engines iclonging to Corey Bros. Construc- ion Co.. of Ogdcn, Utah, which have iccn repaired at the Lethbridge Iron Vorkg, are being- shinned today, temporary (racks were laid across this was just BarOn littlft MUST SKIDOO Lee Wah. the Chinamnn charged with grossly immoral conduct was up before Judge Winter this morning and was ordered to leave. Canada and in return to otives, with full steam up, ran, across and climbed up a gangway on to 'a flat car. They will be shipped to Idaho, where they will be used in construction work there, fcfccre Corey Bros. hnvo a Ww- Mnt.rnct. Tn fnw days more repairs will be completed -A e Jon a couple more dmkiea which will inside of two weeks.' then follow the others to Idaho.