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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TFe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1909. NO. 137. GIFT OF TWO AND A HALF MILLION A Rumor That Lord Strathcona Will Help the Centennial Winnipeg, May for the Canadian Exposition and Sel- kirk Centennial in Winnipeg are already beginning to come in. The street railway company this morning headed the list with a contribution of There was a persistent rumor on the streets today that Lord Strathcona had granted on condition that the Exposition, be held in Kildonan and the permanent builcHngs be devoted to the univer- sity of 'Manitoba. This story could not be confirmed Build Temple In Chicago Chicago, May Mormons are going to build a temple in Chi- cago. "The recognized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day as tile church is officially named has been active in the city for some time and leaders of the sect have gathered quite a body of 'believers about them. LIGHTNING KILLED HORSE (Special to the Herald.) Barnwell, May afternoon thundershowers began gathering around with heavy flashes of light- ning. At about 6 o'clock M. L. John- son had one horse killed and another knocked down barely escaping being struck himself. The rain still pours down stop- ping all plows and farming operations. FLOODS FEARED Calgary, May along the banks of the Bow and Elbow Ri- vers are anticipating a flood some time within the next two weeks, and indications are that they will not be I disappointed. Yesterday both rivers became very muddy and by evening they had risen from twelve to fourteen inches. Mr. Sam Livingstone, Jr., an old.resident in the foot hills came into town yes- terday and reports 17 inches of snow in his district. A report from Mae- leod says the Old, Man River is very hisrh. KING EDWARD INTERFERES London, May is said this evening that King Edward has taken a hand in the agitation to induce the of Westminster to reconsider his decision and if this is the case it is almost certain that the ashes of Mr. Meredith will be enshrined in the Abbey. YOUNG PEOPLE NEARLY DROWN MANY GIRLS WANT TO GET MARRIED A Rich Nugget At Cobalt, Ont. Not Enough Men In Inland Empire To Meet Demand CAMERON BROTHERS FREE Cranbrook, May Cameron brothers who have been having a preliminary hearing on a charge of setting fire to the lumber of the >Iay- ook Lumber company, which caused a loss of were dismissed by government agent Armstrong today. W. R. Ross. K. C., appeared- for the Mayook lumber company and J. A. Harvey and M. A. Macdonald for the row Escape Of Magrath Party IE the Pot Hole" Creek Spokane, Wash., May Levi Grant Monroe, secretary of the Spokane chamber of commerce, an- nounced a few days ago there are well-to-do young bachelors, who are candidates for hymeneal bliss, in the Inland Empire, in re- to an inquiry from tha Halsted Street Institutional church of Chicago, and let down the bars to all eligible young women, he-fig- ured without his host. "There are not enough candidates in the Northwest to accommodate those seeking he said. "If there are, I shall be glad to hear tr.nu them at once." His desk is stacked high with letters from working girls and widows, spinsters and others of various ages, who say- they "never had- a chance." Thirty-six states and three provinces in eastern Can- ada have been heard from, to the farthest east being a town on the coast of Maine. There are also scores of letters from Boston, Port- lan-d. Springfield, Augusta, Worcester Burlington, Manchester and other cities in Xew England, but the ma- jority are from Illinois, Ohio, Indi- Xew York Cobalt, Ont., May sensa- tional find was made today in the South Coleman shaft 011 the Cobalt Gem property hear the Lawson. A nugget five feet six inches long and two feet five inches in width, and 16 inches thick, weighing pounds "5 per cent, pure silver and valued at was found near the sur- face at the foot of a cliff 60 ft, high. It will be forwarded to Philadelphia. COULD LAUGH AT REST OF WORLD BARON TWEEDMOUTH COMING Liverpool, May Tweed-1 mouth, former first Lord of the Ad-! Beresford's View Of Union Among All the Colonies G.T.P, Will Carry Out Agreement Ottawa, May with the provisions of the act of the ses- sion just closed the Grand Trunk Pacific is sending out survey parties for branch lines in Western Canada. The Act provides' that certain mile- nee must be constructed each year and Second Vice President Wain- wright who is here states that this! will be carried out to the letter as! branches will be required as feeders to the main line. MINERS MAY RETURN TO WORK And Await Decision Of Conciliation Board miralty is another of the -distinguish- j Australian banquet last night, Lord ed passengers who sailed for Can- ada yesterday on the Empres of Irt- land. MAY STILL BE ALIVE Hamilton, Ont., May body London, May at the j of A. W. Maguire, flour and feed merchant supposed to have commit- ted suicide, has not baen raind yet. He may still be alive. Financial matters are said to be in bad shape. a proposal Dominions to two million dollars on battle- Charles Beresford said from any one of the RIVER RAMPAGE AT OTTAWA spend ships only way they' can help us is by 1 hands of lawyers. She had consider- Macleod, Alta., May the mine operators today -decide to let the men commence the old agree- ment, in existence before April 1st, pending the investigation of the pres- I it LU UV All E i T i i 1 ,i TI T, TT- TV IT-, -f, ent trouble bv the Conciliation Board would not really help. Ihe.His wife has placed the case ui the' :_ the mines will in all probability be Lumber Piles Floating Away and Roads Are Submerged souri, with a sprinkling j'rom Iowa. Nebraska, Louisiana, Tennessee and Pennsylvania. Five came from Wash- Ottawa May hundred j_Kl- I stitute, were thrown out oi employment protecting their own trade 'routes. The idea of having destroyers and submarines in their home waters j would not carry out the object NEW SURVEY all. If the dominions would begin! Ottawa, May order in Coun- witli cruisers, they would eventually j cil was passed establishing a new go in for larger growth but to meet difficulty and gain the object they had in view, namely to help the mo-r the country, he maintained the in- vestment of money in cruisers was J mo.-t likely to meet th.e object de- i sired. Lord Charles advocated I casiciial interchange of ships aftd declared if nations, Canada, South I Africa, Australia and Britain were j cemented together for defence they could laugh at the rest of the world. London! May was a bril- iiaut gathering at the annual dinner last night at the Royal Colonial In-i Alfred Lyttleton presiding, i He said the way to get a great today as a result of some of the mills perjal navy was to foster national and factories at the Chaudiere hav-j spirit, in the dominions. Patriotic j defendants. The days. hearing took four LIBERAL M. P. TO RETIRE London, May Sir John Dick- son-Poynder, the Liberal M. P. for Northwest Wilte, has decided not to j managed offer himself as a .candidate at the next general election for private and personal reasfms. His decision has caused great in the divi- sion. Sir JoKrT Dickson-Poyncler was for- merly a "Unionist, but went over to the Liberal party a few years ago. (Special to the Herald.) x Magrath, May party compos- ed of Mr. A. Fletcher aud Misses Wright and Myrtle Evans were cross- ing "the Pot Hole. Creek near R. W- Bradshaw's farm a .few miles south of here, had a very narrow escape from drowning. .The creek has risen during the" past few days and the "ford that the party were i crossing proved to be clAg.erous. j When they had got part way over, j the horses went into'- a deep hole, i throwing the occupants out of the Iris into the water. Mr. Fletcher ing to close their doors because of j speeches were also delivered by Hall the unprecedented high water. j Jones, of New Zealand; Ea ington, D. and there are, some j Many of .the Dumber piles on-thejsey and Sir Gilbert Parker.'. from Montana, the Bakotas. "Wash-1 Ottawa are floating. The Aylmer Ingtori and Oregon. running by Tuesday next. All day yesterday the Conciliation Board worked hard in an endeavor to get both parties to resume work imme- diately pending the investigation. In the afternoon they had made the above proposition to each party 'sep- arately. The representatives of the miners immediately agreed to this. The operators' representatives de- clined to give an answer until they were able to talk over the matter. To a representative of the Herald night, Mr. Lewis presi- tne association, said toat the operators were holding a meeting today, when a decision _________ r i will be reached as to what course they j would take in the matter, but he Fort Saskatchewan Lawyer ideclinea to make anv predictions as to the possible outcome of thc.SLiet- ing. The members of the Board of Arbitration, are very hopeful, however, and are of the opinion that work will be begun in a few days, probably on Tuesday next, after the 'holiday. able money of her own which went into partnership with her husband. geogedic survey of Canada under the of Dr. W. F. King, chief Dominion JUDGE NOEL TO FAR NORTH Likely To Succeed Him At Wetaskiwin COUNTESS AS CHOIRMASTER London, May an- nual choral competitions of the South Kestevan Association at Bourne, the Countess of Ancaster, who is presi- j dent of the association, the Edenham Choir, trained. road bridge is covered with two feet vf water., and the Hull Electric rail- way is engaged in raising its tracks. At Gatineau. FQJnt fifty houses are surrounded "by water and the peo-j by fire, pie are living ia'the second storey, j crushed The high water situation is as rave as it was.in '1003. It is fearer! the recordldf .29 1-2 feet 33 years ago may be reached. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The seven-storey Gilbert block Grand Rapids, Mich., was destroyed CANNOT AMALGAMATE s the water luckily did not j Ms head, managed to get. MARRIED AT GRASSY LAKE (Special to the Herald.) Magrath, May 21. Mr. Thomas Bingham went to Grassy Lake last) come over them both safely to shore.. He re- bonds of matrimony to Miss Ha- turned to release the horses but i- was unable to get the rig until he got assistance. Fortunately .none of the party are any the worse ior their1 ducking. ROADS ACROSS THE REPUBLIC Syracuse, N. Y., May dent John A. Stewart of the Inter- national League for highway improve- ment announced in this city tonight that a bill would be introduced in Congress next week inaugurating movement for the building of four national roads from .the Atlantic to the Pacific. This bill is to provide for an appropriation oi to be devoted to the making of surveys of four distinct routes for an im- proved highway to extend from Cal- ifornia to central points on the At- lantic coast.. It is 'also, provided for the appointment of a national high- way commission to be named by the President. A Good Chief Passes Away LOCAL NEWS Evangelist Hatch will conduct the service in the Baptist church tomor- row morning at 11 o'clock. This is the only service that will.be held in the Baptist church owing to the un- ion services in the afternoon and evening in the Presbyterian church. E. C. Pell, of the Korris Grain Co. of Winnipeg, is in the city. Mr. Pell is making selections of elevator sites in the vicinity of Lethbridge for his company. A sacramental service with the re- ception of new members will be held at Westminster church tomorrow ev- jening. .The pastor's subject will be "The use of God's gifts." Strangers j especially made welcome. The mem- bers of the Sunday school are re- quested to turn out for practice at i 10.30 and the Sunday school will Spokane, Wash., May 21.-When the j meet at two O'clock in order to at- spirit of Oliver Lott, chief of, Spokane Indians on the reservation j church; the union meeting at Wesley at Miles, Wash., northwest of here, The special train for Grassy Lake's winged its way to '''the hunt- big celebration on Monday will leave ing a few days ago the the city at S a.m. A. big dayls remnant of the once powerful tribe sp0rt is arranged and all those tak- JQ the trip .are guaranteed a good Calgary Callies to convey to the diplomatic'! Lake the five members of the S.O.E. lost its best friend and counselor, i ing Chief Lott is credited by Captain i time. John -jVIcA. Webster, Indian agent on for an automobile to leave the city the I'eserve. with having done more i immediately after the match with the to better the condition of the In- dians than the most white man that ever lived. Possessed of a keen perception of bis fellows' needs and a zealous desire to aid them, he fought their battles more than a dozen years, before and after the death of his father, a warrior chieftain, using diplomacy, of -which the Indian knows the least. Immed- iately following his elevation to the week. While 'there he was joined 'in zel Searle, formerly of Magrath. They will take up their residence on the SPOKANE REJECTS RAILROAD RATES One of the walls fell and it two residences, of lives lost. new judge is No attempt will be made to run -friskiwin district, Sunday, street cars at Brantforc ing to the opposition of- the Lord's Bay Alliance." To carry a party of English srame hunters to Kamtchatka and up :oast oi' Siberia Sea Bingham farm south of town. SETTLERS' RECORD Thomas McClain from 'Dell Rapids., S. Dak., has arrived with a car of settlers' effects to settle at Spring Coulee. Wm. Prouse has arrived at Leth- bridge with a car of settlers effects from Ingersoll, Ont. Will Continue n Equitable Railway Rates Spokane, inc the schedule j along the eastern possibly through the Behring into Arctic Ocean, the steamer Transit of the fleet of Mac- kenzie Bros., of Vancouver, has been i chartered for a period not to exceed four months. i General Manager E. J. Chamber- jlara, of the G. T. P. railway, ed in Winnipeg to make his head- quarters for the future. Besides the general manager, H- B. Kelliher, chief engineer, and Darcy Tate, as- sistant solicitor, will establish their headquarters there instead of Mont- Wash., May real. Mrs. Taft, wife of the U. S. Presi- Eed Deer, May News says: j The understandng at the 'Court this week was thai His Honor Judge Noel j Western Federation and U. M. W. of would be transferred from fhe Wetas- j at kiwin district to the new judicial! A' Must Work district north and west May Western which would not involve the removal! Federation of Miners and his familv from Edmonton. The Mine Workers of America .wiir never likely to take the We-! unite, as their work is distinctly' drf- and'-rumor says iferent; but-it- is probable that they will come in closer touch through of working agreement -now Government. The" removal" of Judge! said Chas. H. Mover, president of-the K- Nnel from this district wiT.be' sin- (Western Federation of Miners famous S 'cerelv regretted at Red Deer, as the j as-defendant in the rig i Pettibone trials, who is a e-! that Mr. W. A. D. Lees, oi Fort. courtes recretted has won many and diligence of commodity rates CONMEE SEES WHITNEY Toronto, Ont., May Coa- mee., M. P.. was at the parliament buildings today in connection with his Ontario and Michigan Power Co. bill, the passing of which by the Do- proposed by the Hill and Harriman dent, is suffering from a slight nerv- svstems, to become effective July 1, j ous 'breakdown. regarding which the Interstate Com- Joseph Hutchcraft, a well known merce Commission will hear objec- j farmer, committed suicide at Wind- tions by the shipping interests of jthrost, Sask. He was a'native of Spokane at Washington, D. C., June 9 the interstate commerce commit- minion government has resulted inltee of tne Spokane chamber of com- the provincial government declaring that it will resist to the end any at- tempt at expropriation of provincial property. Railway To Operate Farms Spokane, Wash., May nouncement is made in Spokane that Ontario but had lived at N. D., an-d Stonewall, Man. John Hutchinson, foreman of the his res-! visitor. Mr. is apparently iin the best of health, made the state- jment in the office of the.' Labor World in answer-to a question ;as :to his opinion concerning-the future. Ont., May 21.-rHon. Frank !policy Q{ thfi two big miners' .tor' jions. I In answer to the question as to I how soon he thought the socialists i would be in 'power in the United States, he stated that in his travels !he has noted a wonderful increase in strength. ponsible duties. GOING TO PEACE RIVER Oliver expects to leave for the West next month. He make the trip of inspection into the Peace country. i LOCAL NEWS The case of the city against E. J. Carpenter for keeping a vicious dog, was remanded till Tuesday. The Caledonian Society are giving a union social on the evening on the 24th. Delegations are invited from all the organizations in the city. Tljere will be a meeting in the Y. Mr. Mover said: "Instead of go- ing out of business, as many had I predicted the Wsteerri Federation Miners will go into tbe_ 17th an- nual convention with the strongest organization, and the largest member- ship in history. 'Conditions among, the miners 'have not been good." PLAGUE OF ADDERS Edinburgh, May merce has decided to continue its fight for equitable rates. j buildings at Regina, had three of This is the latest move in Spo- I fingers on the left hand cut oC ia a kane's 20-year's battle for reachable j circular saw. Crates on freight shipped from cago and Missouri river points, and it is believed its success will be of vital benefit to every .inland city and community in the United States. The committee, headed by A. WT. Doland. has been assured the support of a ,M 'C. parlors to re-organize the Y. iship of Amatnatua, about ten miles carpenter work on the parliament OD Tu Ardgay, Koss-shire, is suffering >mi ltiHiTt rrc> rf-i T Wrtmii-o ITI-AA t T- -.1 _ Direct Talk To Unsaved large number of commercial Izations in various parts organ- of the Northwest, and it will send a repre- Evangelist Gale the unsaved from spoke directly to the text "Judas the Chicago, Milwaukee and Fuget! sentative delegation to press its j jjjs Lord Pieces of Silver." His litae of thought went that Satan knowing there Sound Railway company, which will J claims at the hearing in Washington soon run its trains across Washing- Congressional representatives from Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana j 16 experimental farms in_ this Colorado, Nevada, "O'tuh, California j Idaho and Montana. They will be I other states are being urged by ton. has completed plans to operate Arrangements are being made j under the direction of expert agri- culturists, the purpose being to dem- onstrate to tourists, investors and homeseekers that there are vast pos- sibilities in extensive farming, dairy- team who are playing in that match, j ing, orcharding, forestry and other The Citizens' Band will accompany the excursion. A union prayer meeting will be held at ten o'clock tomorrow morn- wire and mail to prevail upon. Con- gress to appropriate for the use of the Commission in Interstate making a Commerce valuation of railroad property in the United States as a basis of rate-making, to industries on lands reclaimed from apply to aU parts of the country- areas considered worthless because) The Spokane Merchants associa- of the distance from transportation lines and the lack of moisture.. In- also ing. Mr. Gale will preach at eleven i structors at the stations will o'clock at Wesley church. Mrs. Svd- demonstrate for the benefit of farm- ney Jackson will sing at the morn- ing service. A union gathering of tion and the Spokane chamber of at three o'clock and will be address- ed by Mr. Gale. Wesley church will chieftainship, four years ago, he the Baptist, Knox, Westminster and sought to make the Indians adopt Wesley Sunday schools will be held the ways of the white man and his efforts were highly successful in num- erous instances. Lott lost his life by drowning in a shallow pool, being stricken by heart tiisease while get- ting a drink of water in be open at 7.30 for an overflow meeting. Mr. Hatch will speak to the Boys' Club on Sunday morning Sheep j instead of Dr. Galbraith. At four Creek. a brief periV rnnss mpot.iner will held mourning the tribe will elect a chief j in Knox church to which all people as successor to Lott. are invited. Mr. Gale will speak on "Amusements." At 7.30 Mr. Gale's In a cave in a gravel pit at Olive Branch, five negroes were kill- ed. subject at Knox church will be "The Unpardonable Sin." This service will close the evangelistic campaign. ers in the vicinity the value of crop rotation and toach thorn the uses of the la tost approved apparatus for conserving soil moistures, also how to prepare crops for the market. BUILDING PERMITS 'William Carter, Ross St., dwelling, Wm. B. Hopkins, North Ward, res- idence, C. Clark, Hound St., tailor shop. commerce strongly indorse the re- quest of the Interstate Commerce for the ap- also recommending, to Commission propriation. Congress the passage of amendments to the Hepburn law, giving the com- mission power to suspend-the taking effect of proposed advances in exist- ing rates or rules affecting rates xip- on a prima. facie case being made, showing unreasonableness of such in- to is nothing attractive about himself resorts to a system of bribery to win men. Jf we would only stop and we would be astonished at the little he has to offer. However, men have power to choose. When Judas sold his Lord he damn- ed his own soul. The evangelist be- lieved that many who would not reach a decision by Sunday night would sell their Lord. It might be the cri- tical moment when the matter was permanently decided. Judas was a traitor. So one who refuse to follow Christ. He has bought everyone and has paid ing at eight o'clock. In Knox church tomorrow the regu- i lar services will be held at -11 a.m. j and 7.30 p.m.. In addition to these j an evangelistic mass meeting will be 'held at 4-. p.m. The minister will, preach in the morning, Mr. Gale in the afternoon and evening. All are j cordially welcome. The Sons of j England will hold their annual church parade on Sunday evening, May 30, and will this year attend j jKnox church. j Brigadier Ad by. the sweet and revivalist from headquarters in England is touring this country and will m-duct a spec- from a plague of adders. In a single day as many as seventeen have killed. Looks Bad For Painted Beauties Spokane, Wash., May ia bunch of trouble ahead for those singer J employ artificial aids to beauty, international .f thc present interpretation of the Washington criminal code, effective jal service ir. 'he Army hall on j Round street, commencing Thursday. May 27, to Monday May 31. You must not fail to attend. Meetings are held Sunday at 9. a prayer meet- L. Charles Ja said Rich, an attache at the Spokane county court house, in dis- cussing the recently enacted law, adding: "Practitioners of long meeting at 3, a iperience contend that the new regu- ,_. Intions arc as strict as anj-thing praise meeting, and at 'i.3U a great that was enforced in the days oi tne jjjluo laws, so far as they apply to A YACHT SQUADRON use paintS( powdcr and en. Ottawa, May deputation rep- amel women. Why, it is actually resenting the Royal Canadian for a trio or more of there, is every- Club is to wait'-on Sir Wilfrid Laur-jjf powdered or painted, to gather at ier and Mr. Brodeur to discuss pro-ja pjnk tea. Listen to this, an ex- posal to utilize yacht squadron as! tract from the code 'Any assemb- the price3. If a man can't sell Him j auxiliary cruisers in the naval pro- j lagc of thrce or more persons, dis- gTamme the government may develop, j guised ioy having their faces painted, creases or changes? of rules, pending- a hearing. The resolution also asks for shippers the right to route freight where through rates routds are provided for in a joint he can have the heart to sell Him. A man who sells the. cause sells the King and is a traitor. Hundreds in our cities sell their Lord for less than thirty pieces of silver. Judas got. his money, but Satan never de- Wm. IT. Parsons. Westminster Rd., tariff, and requires carriers to quote store and dwelling, The total permits for May up to reach rates on application ami upon re- quest to insert rates in bills of Jad- ing. livers the goods. but death to give. He has nothing two things cither of which men can choose. Satan and Christ bid tor the soul. Satan promises but can give nothing. Jesus gives eter- nal life. A BATTLEFORD STIR Battleford, Sask., May tional evidence was adduced at, the third hearing of the case in which ex-Aid. W. Dunne was charged with the removal of three bodies from the T> rtvs ,yWTr Jones, grave digger, swore that he was paid by the Rev. Father Lennon for the removal of the bodies. An- other remand was granted to secure the statement of the parish priest. was extinct. discolored, colored or concealed, shall be unlawful.' Lawyers' tell me that the use of rouge or any of the other liquid preparations, or face veneer, is a disguise under this sec- tion. How about it merchant of Ile-Tiry of Kcllwoorl. Man., was found nearly submerged in two feet of water in the cellar of his house, with a cut across the forehead. Lifo ;