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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald A-Jt. VOL. II. LETHBRIDCE, NOVEMBER 8, 1909. NO. LOOKS FOR A LIBERAL WIN Fight In Fernie Is Be- tween Socialists and Liberals Labor Leaders At Toronto -President American Toronto, Ont., Nov. 7.- Samuel Gompers, of the Federation of Labor, accompanied bv Vice-President Jas. Duncan and John Mitchell, arrived today from Wash- ington to attend the twenty-ninth convention of the A. P. of L-. which begins here, on Monday. The party were met at the com- mittee .of local labor men headed bv David Carey, the, chairman re- ception committee of labor men of Toronto. The committee .proceeded to the Prince George. The session will, in all probability, be one of the most importance in history of the association on account at the is- sue raised by the international strug- gle among the electrical .workers and the upholding of the prison sentences on the federation offices of the Unifr- td States Courts of Appeals. The question of independent social action' SERVE TEN YEARS Decision In Case Unfortunate Sud; bury Woman (Special News Service, The Herald.) Fernie, B. C., NOv. provin- cial campaign was opened here last night, with a record bouse in attend- ance upon the occasion of the Pre- mier's visit, and his associate minis- ter; Hon. Mr. Bowser, who is hold- ing two portfolios in the rather di- minished cabinet, which has been de- pean conditions of labor; Jurisdiction, sorted -by -two of its most influential issues between various international, members. The local party organiza- unions and in all probability the elec- tions haye been completed and there j tion of officers will help to make the is'a decidedly three-cornered fight on two weeks session memorable. as was fully demonstrated by. the j evident division .of' opinion, .strongly reported that the T., Eaton expressed by the audience. Although Company -is. going to exteftd it's Crests justice the meeting was under Conservative; Toronto in the .near auspices and the head of the govern-: the .company having purchased ment was the.chief speaker, it land necessary for the extension, solidlv Conservative: Ottawa, Ont., Nov. yester- day's meeting of the Cabinet it was decided to recommend His Excellency; the Governor General that the death -i sentence passed on Mrs. Annie Rob-' inson of Sudbury for the murder of, heir daughters' illegitimate children be commuted to ten years in prison. fill UMPED INTO CHICAGO RIVER between'Gompers, a report oh Euro- In vicw of the appamnjT circumstanc-; i es that .confronted theunfortunate woman and her -to the- crime, the Cabinet promptly de- cided that :the .death penalty should not be executed. It was feiti how- ever, that it. would not be in the in- Alderman Adams was ap- proached by tihe Herald this regarding his inten- tions in the coming' munici- pal elections. He stated, that considerable pressure was .be- ing put on him to stand for mayor and 'he had definitely decided to go before the elec- tors-tor that office. Autb With Occupants Went Into An Open Bridge Chicago, Nov. huge touring car plunged into the river at Jackson boulevard from the east approach of the bridge shortly after ten o'clock last night while the'bridge was turn- ed. A man and a woman were seen j to come to the surface and float down I the stream, the man endeavoring toj 1 save the woman, -by carrying -her on his back. After drifting more than a block, both sank with last despair- ing cried for help. That three perhaps four, I went down with the automobile, e bride tenders Sir Frederick Doesn't Favor Montreal, Nov. at laying of the comer stone of the new armory of the 65th' regiment here on Saturday Sir Frederick Borden said he was entirely opposed to the de- mand that the name of ithe militia of Canada should be changed to the ar- my of Canada. Sir Frederick also did not like the word militarism as applied to'the militia and declared that while Canada was only "paying a dollar a head for the support of the militia two countries were bur- dened with an impost of thirty dol- lars a head. Archbishop Bruchesi blessed the corner stone. NEW BLOOD IN FRANK COAL MINE the B.t CAUSE IR0UBLE To a Road Being Built Claim the Landi by no means audience. The president of the local Conser- vative association, Dr. Bonnell, took ..the chair and the -first unmistakable j evidence :of the temper of the crowd j came when he announced that the op- j position candidates would not be in-; vited -to occupy places upon the plat-' j form. This announcement brought out loud calls for Fisher Fisher j from all parts of the house. j This feeling was more intensely ex- j pressed, when W. R. Ross, the gov- j eminent candidate, who was the first, speaker introduced and made, the re-; mark that Fisher had been forced in-' to accepting the Liberal nomination, by his party whips in the same hall! the night- before. Hisses and cries of dissent'and derision came from every rush of settlers following the :Grand: part, andi it was-some-tim-e before, Trunk Pacific have been- giving con-j Ross could continue. I siderable trouble, received a severe The presence of who were Saturday morning" when a j not supporters of-Mr. McBride of fifty special provincial police] led, with the .presence of many Ha2el-to-n proceeded under Chief cialists-dampened the ardor of the Constable Maitland Dougal to the In-i speakers following, -and while tnn.dian village of Kispiox under dark-j meeting was-the largest yet held in ness of At four o'clock' in'! After ..all, ..the facts; of the j case were carefully considered arid; notice -taken-of the general sentiment of the country as expressed in the j immense number of petitions received! it was decided that the claims of jus-1 WANTS fMm LAW PASSED disclosure in the cases tried before R. B. Chad Police Court on Satur- Gillespie stated that. it a limited tiary. term in the peniten- tice and oLmercy would to report to the council -at its next meeting advising i the prohibition of white girls in Chi- nese restaurants more especially young girls of. fourteen and fifteen. Victoria, B. C., Nov. dians of -the north, who the in- BUILD THREE STOREY BLOCK The Southern Alberta Loan and In- vestment j.Co., G. G. Bryan, manager, j iwill build" a -three storey -brick -block on the. corner 'of Crabb and DuSerin j 'St. which they recently 'acquired from j Henderson and" Downer. This com-1 j pany are heavily in Leth- j In-1 bridge. At the present time thev HAVE NEWPHYSIOAN is the belief of _ihe bridge tenders at Jackson Boulevard and at Var Buren street, and of other witnesses of the tragedy. The identity and number of the vic- tims is still'unknown. It was at first thought that the automobile -be- longed to James K. Cosgriss, of Salt Lake City, Utah, who left the Con- gress Hotel with a party of friends, a short time before the accident, but it was later learned that the Con- gress party were safe and that the machine belonged to J- E. Scheffller. The screams- were most distinguish- able as the big car went over and de- by the witnesses to have been those of" women and the conviction was reached by them, that more than two of the occupants of the automo- have two of the. 'biggest blocks in the city.- business bile -were women. The limousine prevented the occupants being clearlv distinguished'-as the car dashed by. BUILDING THE JAIL Tenders Now Being Asked for the Brick Masonry The department of public works -are calling for tenders, for the brick .ma- sonry work -on the "provincial jail 'be- ing erected east of Lethbridge. The tenders must be in by noon, Nov. 20. and addressed to> the deputy minister of public works, Edmonton. The plans and specifications can be seen at the office of the inspector ot the Court House 'balding, Lethbridge, or Eminent Coal Mining Man In France Is Interested at the branch office of works department. Calgary. public MAKE THEM WORK; In Dealing With Hardened Criminals At Spo- kane SEA TRAGEDY j CLEARED UP! At Former Battleford M.D. Former Sub-chief Nadeau. who up to five years ago had been connected with 'the Montreal fire brigade fiftv-five years, died yesterday. for Fernie, it was also the least enthusi- j morninK the village was invaded j North Sydney> Nov; reception ever tendered Mr. Me- an.d of the arrested. j (Special News Servke, The Herald.) Frank, Alta., Nov. The employ- of the Canadian American com- Bride in this city. He spoke for IndiaQS showed fight but after a first intimation oi wnat became of evidence, of 'a sea tragedy and the pany who work in the shaft, held an .hour, but added nothing to what shots his One Indian jumped on the back of a and poUccman only to be knocked to the has already said in defence of proposed deal .with McKenzie Mann- Mr. Bowser closed the meet-j firoun.d end OI- a rifle. ing. with, a .running comment the proposed policy of Mr. Oliver as compared with that of the govern- election recently to choose a physi- candidales were, Dr. de THREE MEN HIT BY TRAIN upon i Tlie prescnt trouble is the result of an j ir as attempt Thursday last of a- number j Kispiox tribe to stop construct stpeter's Bav tioQ Qn the provincial government j ur :vcarg the _ -j the "ill-fated coal barge Rembrandt, j cian. The from Louisburg, which was lost dur-' Murtigny. of Battlcford, Sask., and ing the fall of 1905, with a.crew of! Dr. G. H. Malcolmson, of Frank. The vote resulted in the election of Dr. de Murtigny by 80 to 3. Dr. de Lardois'e j Murtigny begins his practice here the i six men, has come to light. .Part of drif.tashoreduring the se- C.B. ,_ ,m at reiers iw For near-i first of December, and in the ment and an attempted humorous en- j tioQ Qn the provincial government j fQur :vcarg the disappearcilCe of will build a fine new hospital, ticism of -the map published in into the Kispiox Valley, about j Dominion'Coal Company's -barge j The employees of the company I eight miles above here. They a gale rcmained a mystery. the shaft press showing lines-favored by the opposition leader. Jn this effort Mr. Bowser made an unfortunate slip in alluding to the Kootenay Central he stated .that it was to be built from Golden to Cranbrook, thus displaying his own ignorance of spring all French-speaking preached Foreman their demands and they were not In a scuffle two of their number were thrown'.in- to -the water and a third was thrash-: ed for interference. The McCulley the salc ,of last a resi- dent of West Lardoise, Chas. Poettie, saw wreckage floating. Procuring a made threats if the hull of some it ashore, where it Kootenay geography in a way thatjthen. the'matter to the au Fernie audi-, thorities at Hazelton and the Chiet _ I was ascertained that the wreckage men, being either French or Italian. and it was felt they should have a physician to whom t-hcy could speak without the necessity of an interpret- er. Dr. Malcolmson continues as phy- sician for the English-speaking men St. Catherines, Ont., November W. Wright, Edward Hur- son and John Dundas, all men employed in the paper mills at. Mer- ritton, near here, were walking on the railway- are supposed to have .stepped out the way of one train and were struck killed while track. They Spokane, Wash., Nov. A. Mann, police magistrate of Spo- kane, formerly a newspaper writer and theatrical performer .in the east, believes he has solved the problem of dealing with hardened criminals, hab- itual drunkards and hop fiends, wife- beaters, drones and juvenile offend- ers. The panacea "Give them that tires the body and rests the mind give them wholesome food and frequent baths- The rock pile is .a suitable, place in -the absence of an established workhouse." Judge Mann handles from 45 to 60 cases daily during the six days a week the court is in session, thus giving him opportunity to "see the (Special News Service, The Herald.) Frank, Alta., Nov. the ratification in Frank next Monday of the reorganization of the Canadian- American Coal and Coke company, what is probably the most important deal in relation to coal mining in Western Canada will have been con- summated as it will bring into the coal industry of this country the most eminent coal mining man o! France as well as a 'number of other French .financiers of almost equal fprominent and importance. The head of the new concern will -be no less a personage -than MM. Maurice Tilloy of Paris, president pf d'Ostricourt mines of Fiance, director in the'Mines -de Lens of member of what is known a? the Collieries Committee of France which formulates the Jaws providing regulations 'forv.coal mines in that country. MM. Tilloy. _, who has been elected president of the re- organized company, is known as -the coal king of France, so important is his influence on the coal industry, of his country. Associated with MSI. Tilloy as of- ficers and directors of new, com- pany will 'be, First L. Liegeart, president of the old Canadian-American company, and> -an eminent financier 3 Second dent, Baron de Bellicize, director. ot the Schwitz bank of Paris Treasur- er, General G. C. Avon -additional directors, Felix Colomer, consulting engineer of the old company Jacques Bernard, director of the Sultanats of Haut-Oubanghi, an immensely. -rich French syndicate -trading in Africa c also director of the Franco-Nearland- of Culture and Trade, a bank ol Paris Leon Clerc, director in the largest oceanic transportation companies of France with headquar- ters at Havre, and S. W_ Gebo, one of the founders of the Canadian-Am- erican company who will be managing director. A New Name With the final consummation of'thfc reorganization the old. Canadian-Am- erican company. passes enoe even as to name, company is known as The Consolidated Coal. company. out ot exist- as the new" Canadian" In bv another. TWO FIREMEN KILLED Montreal, Nov. Mil- loy and Holbrook, of No. 10 station, were killed and at least three other firemen injured by the collapse of a wall in the fire at the Holland Mat- tress Factory between Windsor and Cathedral Streets this morning. The five-storey structure. result of sending prisoners to the city I tra distinction to the almost 'able rule followed in the reorganiza- tion of big corporations on 'this con- tinent, instead of increasing the capi- talization, the capital is reduced by half a million dollars, the oJu' com- pany having been capitalized at jail. He-says they invariably return to answer to some other if not the same charge and the fall is from bad to worse, the climax, as a rule, be- ing the penitentiary for life or long periods. He added Speaking from a strictly while the capital stock ot tarian I believe it is wrong to keep a criminal in absolute the reorganized company is approxi- mately The new com- Eng- was not relished by cnce. Mr. .Fisher was nominated oa Thursday evening in a largely at- tended convention held in the opera house, and was the unanimous choice of .'the Liberals of the district. Socialists acknowledge that the fight here is- between Harrington and Fish- er, -and raanyr Conservatives admit Constable with a deputy -went up to j investigate. Upon arrival the men were met by-the Indians and asked to attend a conference in the tribe, which they did in company with Fore, The man McCulley and an interpreter. The Indians in stating -their' side of j the case, laid claim to the "whole ter- j ritory, as they have been doing here- j in the- employ of the company. was that of the Rembrandt. the impossibility of again electing; acciared they did not wish The Liberals are better! be built and notj A CHANCE TO WIN A VALUABLE PRIZE A Strictly Business Proposition Put Forth By The HERALD; Three Grand Prizes Of Great Value idleness for 30, 60 or 90 days, while Pany is being incorporated in the result of incarcerating a and the head office will be -'in being, who has committed no crime, j London. It is capitalized at 400.000 jfor a similar period will either with shares of a pax 'him a criminal or drive -him insane. value of one pound each. I "I have watched the results of sen-j In lfle allotment of stock under the reorganization, the shareholders of the rock pile, drunkard, who Even the comes -here the company re- organized than they have'been since, pcrmit it T-ney aiso stated that TSie the memorable Smith-Ross campaign.; must leave generally and arid'expect to head the poll on with Mr. Fisher. I that McCulley in particular must go lor they would dispose of him. Herald inaugurates today the of the larger will be handsome- IN .SEARCH OF LOST BOY Joseph Caphart Was Last Heard of. in Lethbridge j THIS VILLAIN SENT FOR TRIAL Does anyone know anything of Jc-j seph Caphart? When last heard from j by his anxious mother, Mrs. Ida Cap- j hart New Sheffield, No. 3 Bea-j Quill Lake, Sask., Nov. 6.-The ver Co., he was at LethbYidge. i preliminary -hearing of John Mesci. This was on the ninth of October this accused of murdering John Thoburn. year His mother is very anxious a homesteader, north of Little Quill about him as he was ill and despond-! Lake Barbara Thoburn. his wife, cnt at that time, and she fears that and Mrs: McNiyen. Mrs. Thoburn s and unable to write mother was held here this afternoon, i The prisoner was vcommitted to stand ill has been since. He is seventeen years of age. has trial. He will be taken to hair, blue fair complexion' Albert at once and placed in jail to and is 5 'ft- 9 in. tall. He was a-'await a hearing at the next assizes, member of the Y.M.C.A. at New "The preliminary hearing was held be- Brightori and is not known to have'fore Dr. Buie, and greatest and roost liberal prize con- test ever offered by any paper in a city of this size in Canada. In the advertising pages of today's paper the proposition is given in detail, in- cluding the means by which the pnx- 05 may be obtained. Never before has such an opportun- ity been offered in this op- portunity for ambitious people, both in Lethbridge and the surrounding towns and country, to secure a large reward for little effort. The Herald's scheme is a plan for permanent circulation, for adding new subscribers. -None will be tak- en for less than three months for the daily edition or six months for the weekly edition. If the experience of other papers which have' operated }y rewarded. for awarding the prizes p this plan, with notable success is a Prince v averacc- will W. L. McKenzie.' any-bad habits. Justices of the Peace. Half a dozen Anyone knowing of the young man witnesses were called, enough evi- will confer a great favor by commun' dence secured -to commit Mesci. The icating at once with his raother at most important facts brought out at the inquest this morning, was the medical evidence to cause of death. the above address. criterion to go one year. A Splendid Opportunity For The Herald it is a plain ;bus- incss proposition. It pro-poses to ad- spend approximately vfirtising itself and getting after new business. At present time The Her- ald Prof C K. Leith. of University of The gun with which prisoner Wisconsin has returned from a point Mrs. McNiven, and the knife five hundred miles up the east coast missing, but Mcsci described of the Hudson Bay, where he was en- they could be found. The first blow eaecd in geological field work. He struck at Mrs. McNiven had broken tramped and canoed from Cochranc, the gun stock. Funeral was hold :cm Qn1 bodies in afternoon. has a large circulation in this SfiW. We want to further increase our lead, and this contest is only the werej first stop oi our where For the readers of The Herald it is tihe opportunity of a lifetime. The ..contest will last only a few weeks. The smallest prize will repay anyone for their efforts, while the winners fair and impartial, Tt will ,o anvone who enters the con- The plan be offer test actively an opportunity 'to win a valuable prize. There is no chance or luck in the contest. It will be a strictly competitive plan, in which personal effort and perseverance will count for more than anything else. The assistance of your friends will be an aid, but staying qualities and en- ergy wiill ibring you at the head of the list- when the winners are an- nounced. The Prizes The. first Grand Prize, open to' everyone, is a Gourlay-Angelus Piano, worth This alone would attract attention; it may be yours for a few weeks of effort in collecting subscrip- tions for.. The Horald. The Second Grand Prize is a CaJ- lots in the new addition of Parkdale. lots were purchased from the real estate firm of Skeith Tillfy for but will double in value within a year. Besides three valuable Grand Prizes, for which equally c'-mpete, there candidates are very at- tractive district prizes for those who do not win a grand Rings, Gold Watches, Leather-seated Morris Chairs, Writing Desks, Suit i tences on confirmed j after a knock-out fight with Jolmjceive one share of the new stock for Barleycorn, goes forth a new man; ten shares of the old, leaving 'after "SO days' treatment, as I have; shares of treasury stock, or i outlined. seen boys who be-jail subscribed and paid in, to be'de- came desperate criminals after asso-! voted to improvement and further de- ciating with bad men in jail a simi- j velopment of the company's property lar period, and again I have known j here, on a large scale. Of this S750.- it.hem to become respected citizens as i 000 in cash now in the treasury, a result of being segregated from the; is to be devoted to new other classes and given work to occu- i work, to the liquidation of py their minds. The rock pile solves outstanding liabilities of the old com- pany and to reimbursements of the bonds of the old company, leaving a working capital in cash 0f The reorganization has ;iiready taV- Cases, Unrbrellas. the problem." WILL EACH COST Everyone of j these prizes will be -won by someone; during the next few weeks. Anyone] of these prizes may be yours if you try to win them. The Districts The territory is divided into two districts in order to equalize compe- HIT I I AIT en and Awaits formal mii- rN Mil I IIIN "cation by the stockholders next spring and the expenditure of several hundred thousand dollars. In fact .the preliminary work is under way and considerable will be accomplished yet this -the big work will be done next. year. One item is the building of a bat- tery of 200 coke ovens. They will be the new Belgian type of oven except as to four which will be the Solvay- by-product o-vcn from which (Continued on Page 3.) ;