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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEi e Daily Herald VOL I. LETHBRt DOt, ALTA., OLIVER MAKES A SPLENDID SPEECH Shows the Unfairness of the Present Franchise Act in Manitoba Con servatives Still Continue to Obstruct OlUwu, Hay appearance of L'roaiier Hobliu and, Hon. UobeH The debate goes on tomorrow. Conservative caucus will be held Rogers of Manitoba o" the scene 10- the morning, the purpose being to day with the avowed intention of whip the recalcitrants in the rank's keeping the opposition courage up to into line and put on record as being the sticking point in the matter of no .surrender on the election bill issue, was one of the new developments in the political situation on the parlia- ment hill. Two chief bosses of the Conservative machine in Manitoba, are naturally solicitous Uiat they should not. lose unyihing of the un- fuir advantage which the present pro-1 tion of the Opposition demand for the vision of Manitoba election law gives :complete withdrawal of the clause I. in the issue before parliament. As the matter stands the government in favqr of a fight to the bitter end on the lines laid down by Messrs, lloblin and Rogers. Sir Wilfrid had a brief interview with Mr. Burden today and again re- newed his offer in explicit terms as already outlined, llr. Jlorden had no suggestions to offer Ixjyond reiteru- C. N. ft. AGENT'S DEED will not recede from a position it believes to be absolutely fair anii Fort WHiam, Out., May 19. daring crime was commit- ted at- Tikokii) Station, on the Canadian Northern Railway Kriday night. A man named Forrester, formerly C, N. R. agent there, but who had re- signed, about one o'clock in the morning walked in and with a revolver made the night operator hold a light for him while he rifled the snfe scour- ing in all about He then disappeared. The opera- tor walked to the next station and gave the alarm and detec- tives are now on his trail. PECUUARWILL OF QUEBEC JIJDGE Directs a Simple Funeral Servke ad a Cheap Coffin STRIKE AT MICHEL Fcrnie, May miners at Michel mines, Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company, wont on strike yesterday because, sis they claim, one )f the min- ers employed had been dis- charged by the company with- out any just cause, UIP com- puny refusing to re-instate him. President Sherman of the United Mine Workers of America and Secretary J. A. Macdonald, who went to in- vcstigate, stated that the strike was illegal since it has not re- ceived tho sanction of the union. GILLESPIE IS MADE CHIEF OF POLICE Appointed to Succeed Chief Parry- Council Believes in Promotion-New Chief Will Select Members of Force liorden is. being led by his Manitoba henchmen. ".Let the fight go promulgated Mr. Rogers on his arriv- right. al and accordingly the light went ou. j The Opposition are determined, a? but the result of the day's debate was made very apparent today, to must have been somewhat disconcert- break supplies and stop the whole ing even to the Manitoba ministers (business of parliament unless thei who held a levee in the gallery to tlu- .demands are granted.. TlxJ debate on Conservative members during the election bill was resumed today ternoon and evening. Tius real issuu by W. A. Gallihcr, Kootenay, who was put clearly and conclusively by held that although the federal gov- the lion. Frank Oliver and- Mr. Gal- ernment had in 1898 delegated auth- liher and the misrepresentations on ority to the province of Manitoba in what the. Opposition have been main- j connection with the preparation of ly basing their case were swept away the federal Ai reluctant admission was wrung take back Sylvester Low, a Respected Citizen, Victim of Apoplexy certain conditions to power to con- from the other side of the house that their own lists. The arguments Manitoba lists were not prepared by the county court judges but by offi- 'on both sides of the House had con- vinced him that the government was cials appointed by and under the con- justified in retaining in the bill the trol" of the Koblin government. Mr. j provisions relating to Manitoba. To Oliver in a trenchant and cogent the objection of the Opposition that speech pointed out that the present j the Government was taking a right condition of partisan control of theorem Manitoba he- replied that there lists was absolutely m favor of the no inherent truth in that or in Conservatives and unfair to the Lib- other province to prepare federal erals. In the preparation of the lists lists for federal elections. All the Quelxjf, May L. X. Ciisault ex-chief justice of Superior Court of tlii.s province, who died this after- noon, requested thut liis will be pub- lished in the daily papers of the city The will, after leaving the entire es- tate to. his "wife, nee Kim ire Jane L'angmnn, requests that the funeral only of a libera that only one bell, ami that the .smallest, bo tolled, that his coflin be made of pine painted black and that the hearse be. like thai furnished to the >oorest man and driven by only one horse. PUT DYNAMITE UNDER CARS Constable Gillespie svill be thief of i "Whatever man is chief of police, j the city police on and after Juno 1st, he should be the said Aid, as-flucccssor to Chief Parry who recent Ives. "lie should have the say iu ly resigned. The council in the midst .the choice of the policemen. We of its session last night adjourned for ;should not turn down men recommen a few minutes and met again as the Ulcd by him. If he is not capable of ;j license and police committee. The knowing a go0d man to hire when he chairman, Aid. llutton, was not pre- sees him, he has no business being and the Mayor occupied the. chief of the force. He should choose to men." to our suggest chair. At first, there were only two appli- cations for the position, those of Con stable Thos. B. Hose, the senior mem p.m. who the in the provincial government appoint- bill proposed was to take away ees left oft the names of political op- delegated to the province poncnts and then in the process of ,1398. As for the objection that it revising, deliberate delays and ob-'tw'is unfair' to the Conservatives, he (Special to The Herald.) Cardston, May 1 y.sterday Mr. Sylvester Low, lives south west of town about one and a half miles, went to the barn to- harness his horse preparatory to going to church. He returned in to or three minutes with the bridle in his hand, complain- ing of a pain in his head. Sinking to the floor he lost consciousnos in- side five minutes and never spoke again. Dr. Stackpoole was called and pro- nounced it a case of apoplexy. Life lingered till about 7.30 p.m yesterday when the end came-. Mr. Low was a staunch citizen who will be missc-d by a large family resi- dent here and in Utah. Two of his; Cleveland Street Car Strike is Becoming More Serious ed the Mayor. "Our approval should be merely a ber'of the force, mid of Leslie SilH- .matter of was the alderman's ker, a former constable in the city force. Aid. Watson wanted to know for re-ply. The Mayor's statement that a chief 'of police should be a maa of tact iii' applications had been called was advised that they had not [was followed by Aid. Watson's that been. The council was in the midst he should have a guod. idea of the iof a discussion on this matter when law, to which Aid. Ives remarked j Constable Gillespie walked in with'lhat that is one advantage of getting ibis application, which Aid. Hutton a man from the K.X.W.M.P. force. ;had had for several days. With tho'They are required to study their ma- application was another epistle, the nual and arc given careful instruction Cleveland 0 May l9.-Shortly at- i contents of which appeared later. 'in such matters. i The three applications were read, i "Is the committee satisfied that the one o'clock this morning a De- read, Constable Gillespie had splendid rec-' appointment has been sufficiently ad- THE UNION troit Avc. car was dynamited near from Col. S. 0. Steele was Aid. Cunningham's 100th street. The tracks were badly wno had known him in Uie H.N'.W.M. to which Aid. Adams replied: Cotton Milk Closed Down President Deposed Froffl Office They all testified to his sobriety, in- city." Aid. Macbeth expressed 'tlustry. and reliability. His dis- n's support for Constable Gillespio from the old R.N.W.M.P. by and Aid. Ives thought that his form- ii-j Montreal, May trou-l is i bit- between the Dominion Texti'e fol'cc structions were placed in the way of the revision courts, worked to pre- vent the adding on of the names of Liberal "voters improperly kept off the lists. Dealing with the affidavits read by- Afr. Bole showing the manipulation of the lists in Mr. Oliver urgued that if the .affidavits false as alleged, then the attorney general of Manitoba was derelict in his duty in not prosecuting those who made them. The fact that the author of one of the affidavits had left the country did not show that the affidavit was false nor did it mi- nimix.e the effect of the other affida- vits-made by men who were still in Winnipeg and within reach of the law- it they had. perjured themselves. The absolute fairness of the premier's of- fer to put the entire control of thi preparation and revision of the Han itoba lists in the hands of the non partisan tribunal of the county cour was emphasized by the unfairness o the present conditions and the un rcsisoning attitude adopted by tb Opposition in refusing to suggest an, alternative remedy for the admitted defects of the present law. bought the prime minister's oflcr ef- ectively disposed of that. EARLY CLOSING BY-LAW One Druggist Willing to Nothing But Drugs, But Others Would Not Agree sons, Mesrs. J. P.-Low and Win. Low j and the Montreal cotton companies sits well known throughout this part of j Southern Allvrta. The funeral arrangements are not yet perfected but tomorrow afternoon is now said to be the time of the funeral. The p..ople of Cardston are sincerely sympathetic with those bereft so sud- donly of a kind father, whose record is such that all may envy him the re- ception on the other side. 'damaged but the single passenger and P. force for twenty years, Supt. Jos. "If we want a man from the outside, Vt .jn 0- O. Wilson, and Supt. K. H. Deane. il hasn't, but we have good men in crew, were not injured. At l.oU o clock a small box that contained a deadly explosive, was found on the tracks at Hroadway and East 35th Herchermer and from the :er connection with the R.N'.W.M.P. St. The box was discovered with a W.M.I'., by Commissioner Perry would redound to the advantage of cur less 'than fifteen hundred feat; also presented, away. Rioting near Uarns hi east Cleveland early this morning when strikers cut six trolley ivionp. 'explained was purely because it, was wires. .Linemen for the Municipal j After expressing his opinion that contrary to Chief Parry's rccommen- Traction Company turned out in applications should have been called the following resolu- e t t Ives declared himself strong- 'tion, which passed unanimously, the to repan tie c amag numl. ly in favor ot promotion. "It makes recommendation of Chairman. Hutton the being in accordance with the resolu- Killiker's application the city. windmol.e'was l.ackwl by a recommendation Aid. Cunningham after recalling his from Magistrate Humphries. Con- opposition to Constable G'illespic's depended upon his appii- 'appointment to the force, which he j driven back by a OU.LJH' position worth more than red. A brick thrown ,i salary attached and makes the man and their employees assumed a more complicated today, when three ;land car whllc hundred operators at the Ave. Davut cotton company mills were locked out wiui' at the Valleyfield mill. The spool-jstruck Lhe 1V" .ers.'wont out and on SaturdayJa.imn> ]50 operators in the finishing room ]husha went out, with the result that this brick-. A mob sioned a morning the company posted up-the jLoraine car at 9.4.1 o'clock this mor- following notice: "In consequence seriously injured the only David Henjamin and his car, were both ,he service." .lust then Constable Cribb came in lorce, Mrs. 1 was broken while husband's face laid" open by Last night Messrs. Wm. Scott and J. Baldry, president and vice- jresident of the Retail Clerk's Protec- tive Association, appeared before the council to report result of their negotiations with the druggists con- cerning the early-clooing by-law. They said that one of the druggists agreed to sell only drugs after six o'clock but the other two could not see their way clear to refuse to sell stationery and other goods in stock. The deputation asked, t-he council to do what it could under the circum- stances. The council rcscindi d the amend- ment to the early closing by-law ex crnpiing the stationers, and in giving the by law its final reading insertc fulfill the duties required of the ly in the police where there was so .city chief of police to greater aclvan- much criticism, there should be some tage. incentive to good service beyond the j -Md. Ives then moved a rcsolu- j mere salary. He asked concerning tion expressing the council's appreci- j Constable. Gillespie's ability to hand- ation of the services rendered the city lo men, to which Aid. stat- by Chief Parry and instructing the that he had been an officer in tho secretary to communicate this opin- H.X.W.MP. force. ion of the council to the chief. "Gillespie has certainly done yen-. Theroughout the whole discussion man service for Lhc declared the council expressed itself strongly Aid. Cunningham, which prompted in favor of allowing the chief to have 1 Aid. Adams to remark that it might full control of the force especially ______ ._ be a good plan to get the police re- with regard to the appointment of cords to see who had been doing the the constables. For this reason the Yesterdny n delegation of the ivork- Vm.ry duty' appointment of the two constables sens of Slaffordviile, or No. 3 as al home, however, so the books necessary to complete- the force was Will Present, a Petition to the Gty Coaacil is fciKTiilly called waited upon were not procured, or Henderson and expn ssed ft desire left to the new chief. attempting to cross Willow Creek the Hay the aboratory of Jfossillon State' Hospi- tal Dr. O. Brien n statemont inade by him licforc the American Jfedico Association Conven- tion at Cincinnati! that he had dis- covered the germ of paresis and that the disease is curable. He summed up the results of his experiments in these two declarations: That paresis j is un Iol'btcd1y a germ disease, horse got in a hole, was swept nwny and drowned. The occupants of the buggy jumped out and after soaked to their necks managed to have their community annexed to; city. Not knowing exactly how: about it, investigation as to pro-; was mnde, and it was found includes extra for pressed brick instead of the common brick. The other it-ndrrvrs wore J. C. Me-. Neil of Ca'gxry and McLachlan. thnt it was necessary to p t tho ap- proval of half the people concerned. Bad Fire at Provisions of Canadian Sooj New Grain Act _____ _____ Saulte Ste. Marie, Ont., May May iS.-The hill in- troduced by Sir Richurd Gartwright get to shore and were driven home j Christenson of Marleod whose tenders by .1. Gricr, whose ranch is near, from two u. fotir thousand dol- The buggv and harness were s.ved. lars higher. Th- hcnting, plumbing. t __ .111 The horse was valued at The creek is still rising and the fords are impassable. the germ has discovered, that while in the experimental stage, sufficient tests have been to show that paresis is curable and that .he has specific hnsis to point to as and Gardner for the killing of cattle Idcfinitc not their own property is being hold BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN: At Cleveland .......................0.7.1 iron work will lie done hy Win. Head vt Co.. who have recently start ed a branch in ihis city. Their ten- McKenzie the electric .wiring I'ptetl. The coinbin- about two Architect HolfHon's ;he Trades Labor Consccnicntly a prtition to the city Fire supposed to hnve started from -.Mvi1 drnfu-d and having'sparks from the dynamo in the i i" Senate to nim-nd Manitoba sfcnri'd the requisite number of names Superior power house, here this mor- i it will be to the council at'ning destroyed Tugoma water, light next meeting. At the of the deputation, the! power plant, Soo Pulp mivor brought tin- matter up at the Paper mill store room. The loss is i' the axiermen'estimated at fully lhc recommendation by was for ?l j Hoy's tender was j cost will thousand bdow 'estimate. A letter from prain act was distributed tonight. The object nf the bill i.s to improve the jand power house, lJtkc Superior Co.'s editions governing the handling of and Frain by th- railways and bul has Ior lla lt ihf council so as to give ommission which inquired into tradt> last suinm r. It is time to think it ovrr. The people of insurance. A. Walsh, dynamo i1'1 Staffonl want to come into the city man his lost tl' as to pet water service and polio- their lives in the fire. Neither body "nd that after the bill ha5 been '.-.-Utition 'has Invn found. The water and! t-'km up srvvrnl amendments will bs V.-T uicht. the mayor pointed out sU-lVt car svstems are affected but it in. the object of which will that it meant the addition of a thou-j Ls expected power will be furnished by' T" con" to the city's population while lhc steol plant necessary 10 operate over on account of the home of -T. fuller a material witness being quar- antined. Owing to the absence of Mr. Jones of Calgary, counsel in UK Whitney and Ives vs. nnd Home case was not pre- sent, the court adjourned till two o'clock this afternoon. This will bo the first case taken. FIRE AT MORRIS MorrLs, Man., May yester- day distroyed the residence of L. just south of here. The family Unrns-Jnid a narrow escape just getting out in time. Loss, tho Board to stipulate in awarding contracts to oiii'-ide finns that the SAD DEATH AT REGINA Regina, Sask., May Mac- kenzie., a clerk in the collection de- partment of the International Harves ter Co. shot liimself through the noad on Saturday as a result of despond- ency over ill health. The tragedy occurred in the street at an hour when few people were around, in fact no one hoard the shot. Death was Boston ..........................3.8.1 j Council was in which they asked At Washington .............'.......5.10.2 Chi on go ........................1. 5.1 [schedule of >n this city be At Philadelphia stipulated. As nnno of the contracts St. Louis .....................10.11.1 wore awarded to outside parties, it 12.13.1'was not nocesj-ni'.v for the board to tnke any action in the matter. Todav there is trouble over the trnl of the povernm. lit inspectors from the time the grain is received the it would m-anJpiied by tho "pulp mill by a regular from the farmer by the elevator man cars. DRY FARMING LECTURES st.-ain pump. It is g 'departments will be rebuilt at once. MOIR COMMITTED Hawaii For Wm. J. Bryan Honolulu, May Democrat- ic territorial convention today select- ed delegates to the national conven- tion at Denver and instructed them for Rryan. instantaneous, tho ball right temple. the Indianapolis, Ind., May. MeGaughery, a former commissioner and prominent as a local Republican politician shot himself dead today. A; New York- Del roit ........................11 -15.4 New York.....................G. ft.3 NATIONAL: At Pittsburg 2.6.0 Philadelphia not hftvc 'leUing of the plumbing contract. The iMcKcown-Hick Co. put .in a tender it with a cheque was O KM Manager Ander- At St. Lonifi- Gt, Louis ......................1.10.2 Boston.........................n.10.1 At Cincinnati- Cincinnati .....................9.16.4 New York ......................5. 9.2 NORTHERN: At Winnipeg- Hank. The usual acceptance j stamp upon it that was due' 10] the firm get tine ihe cheque marked (by Mr. Anderson after oflirc hours on {'Saturday. Mr. Hick soys he never imagined for minute that the "O K" ot" Mr. was not, as Rood as a cheque with the stamp up- on it It is un'b'rstood thnt this out ihnt nil il reaches the markets across Atlantic. The present bill will bring the elevators at fort Arthur and Kort William as well as those located Professor Campbell Will Lecture- MO1H UOHdwn 1 fcu I Car.adr. Through Southern Alberta London, Ont., May the. (control. One of the principal ob- s'ayiT of Sergeant Lloyd was commit-; of the bill to provide that Edmonton. May department to stand trial for mnnler, by j tho identity of each parcel of grain jor lot of Western prain shipped to an i .-ast'Tii transfer elevator shall be pre- j.-served, exeep' that the different pnr- c.-ls of lots of the same grade may bo hinned top-thor when thw is not fieient spae in The elevator to keep them separate. Winnipeg .......................0.4.21 firm's tender was below the one ac- Duluih .........................5.10.4 'cepted, Constable Rose Resigns Job of agriculture has arranged for a s r-: Magistrate Love this afternoon. ins of dry farming lectures apain this'________________ year by Professor P. W. CnmpVll. of; Lincoln, Neb., in Southern Alberta. Lectures will be as follows: Medicine Hat. June 15. Cardston, June 16. Maprath, Juno 17. Raymond, June 18. Stirling. June 19. Lfithbridgc, June 20. Pincher, June 22. Mftdeod, June, 23. Clnrepholm, June 24. Nsnton, Juno 25. High River, June 26. Const nble T. II. Hoso handed in his n to Ho 1 binson this morning. Asked by the" Herald us to tho reiv Ison (or his action Mr. Hose stated 1 that he did not care to under the new chief who r'p-.xt.aU1.1. the council meeting last night. NURSE SU1CIOES Stratford, Ont.. May advantage of the absence of her mo- ther. Miss Bertha Melntyre, trained nurse, 33 years old, took carbolic acid and died shortly after boing dis- covered. No particular reason is as- signed for the act. ;