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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER IS, 1909. XX NO. 285. STEAMER ION 1C SINKS WITH CREW Another Disaster Re- ported From Lake- Superior Fort William, Ont., Nov. j steamer Ionic, Northern Navigation Company freighter, with Captain Ir- onside in command, and a crew of ab- out twenty, is believed to have been wrecked early Monday morning neat- Passage Island, and all on board lost. All the Canadian boats that sailed i from Satilte Ste. Marie for Fort Wil- liam and those that sailed from here SIR WILFRID ORATORICALLY WAVES THE UNION JACK Gets After the Conservative Leader In Quebec For His Attempt To Arouse Prejudice Against Canadian Navy for that port have been accounted for lorn from. with the exception of the Ionic, which left here early on Sunday evening. The fact that leads local marine men to fear that the Ionic has been wrecked is that yesterday afternoon] the crew and passengers of the C.P. R. boat Assiniboia -said thev had sighted considerable wreckage close to Passage Island .and several' members of the'.crew stated that in their op- j inion it was that df the Ionic. i Capt. Pyatt, of the Assiniboia stat j ed that he was astonished' to see; wreckage close to Passage Island ab- out S o'clock yesterday morning. At j the time a blinding snow storm was j raging and although the Assiniboia was only 200 yards away from the floating wreckage, the captain was un able to make out the name on the cabin. Ottawa, Ont., Nov. debate on the address in reply to the speech from the throne lasted only five hours and it will not only be the shortest 'but the most interesting for manv. 1 years. It closed at 10 o.'X'Iock to- night with the adoption of the ad- dress to his excellency, during its progress it b roughs' Sir Wilfrid Laurier a reinarkao'e pro-B: itish ttt- j iterance in which the -.iioc waved Union -lu'-k- 211 j pealed to all national i ties of Canada is made up, .ihr French Canadians to assume the re- sponsibility of Hrnish 1: was noticeable h'f address in reply to speech from the throne .at Ottawa ROBBED RURAL MAILS Nov. mail boxes MONTREAL TO NEW YORK i MR. ARTHUR ECREMCNT, M.P. Seconder of address, in repiy to speech i f.-om the throne at Ottawa ing to be-drawn into a discussion ?.s j When, challenged by the member for Immense Scheme Mooted By Board Of Harbor Com- yet. At the same time he .made it j Jacques Car tier to understood that the Opposition .add! appeal. Sir Wilfrid 'name one such said that Mr. ways. He came out for both a con- tribution and a Canadian navy. The balance of the evenC. ?as ta- ken up with a request i extension of Manitoba by Mr. Hag- gart of Winnipeg, and a denunciation', of expenditures by Dr. Sproule. Mr. I Foster barely dealt with the question at all. Mr. Borden in opening made a sym- j pathetic reference to the late Dr. Wil- bert Mclntyre, member for Strathco- na, whom he characterized as a man of more than ordinary ability, of SCATED THE RICH LACE Pmcher Creek Ladies New Out a Good Many Dollars N. K, LAFLAMME independent Candidate, defeated St. James Division, Montreal. News Service, "me licrahi) j Pincher Creek, Alta., Nov. A j considerable number of the inhabitr jants of this place are much wrought j up over the alleged smuggling case in connection with which there are..some j very interesting and rather unusual I features. Recently customs officials" siezed charming courtesy and genial dispo-, sition. The Opposition leader made the conventional congratulat-j t KING OF ory references to the speeches of the! Nov.. Strathcoha j rare Irish laces to the value of some- mover and seconder of the addresses, j Hon- wil1 j thing like S800, which'it is alleged Sir Wilfrid Laurier thanked Mr. Bor- deri'for his reference to the late Dr. Mclntyre, which the latter well de- served. The Premier plunged into the -ques- tion of naval defence. He thought it was the proper time to discuss it. He outlined the meaning of the res- j be fiue-st >t' Hall'' olution passed unanimously at the itself open and ready to and j Monk had argued that the navy woukl j iast session when a policy of a Ca- censure those proposals it deemed ne- cost nadian naval service in co-operation cessary to do. The chief event of the debate was missio ers Montreal, Nov. first offi- cial outline of a great scheme which .Canada Needs a Navy j with the British admiralty was ad- Sir Wi'frid thought that Canada'opted. Two members of the cabinet the attack made by Sir Wilfrid Lain-j needed a navy because she was Trow-, had gone to London and after taking ier on Mr. Monk, and his .speech nia-ie j ing and her gold mines and wheat; part in a defence conference, had a at Lachine a week ago. Mr. Monk fields might tempt the invader. The! persona] interview with Admiralty raised the point of order that the j subject, while a Canadian one, must! authorities. A conclusion was reach- Premier was not justified in referring j be approached also from the point of; ed which would be laid -before the j to the matter from the floor of tho of the status of Canadians as House at an early date. The papers j Parliament without placing the pa-! British subjects. Canadians had a! in the case would be brought down 'I did everything possible to make i is to make the port of Montreal, the out the name, but owing to the hea-' equal of any on the American conti- vy fall of snow and rough sea, the; -ant was this afternoon made public name was hidden from stated; at a largely attended luncheon of the telling the recent London confer- duty to perform to the Empire and oh Wednesday. CIDER WAS T TRONG been smuggled into the country i and which had found their way into I the hands of quite: a of pro-- minent ladies of the town. According'to the statements ofper- i sons cognizant with the facts of the a young woman who "not long ago came from the old to marry a, well known local" prefession- jal man, brought the laces with her. or part of at least' when she Chief Of Police Gets Mer icamc oul lo marricd Tt is vruivx vi vivio iiii j that the lace was so skilfully j pinned to her wedding gown that .the t fact that it did not belong there es- ,_ leaped the detection of the customs j officials on entering Canada. Other lots were wrapped in worn, garments while other lots ace alleged to have North i come Jn later in newspapers and in a Resident In North Ward ence from the table oj house, i that duty of the hour would be per- From this view Mr. Monk was sup- formed. ported by Speaker Marcil, but Sir Wilfrid maintained that he had a per- Capt. Pyatt. The steamer Montreal Canadian Club of Major Ionic cleared from i G-eorge W. Stephens, Chairman of the Fort William between five and six I Board of Harbor Commissioners. o'clock Sunday night. She had j The scheme, the fulfillment of which a cargo of bushels of wheat j cover a long term of years, will for Tiffin. The vessel finished loading bring the Montreal Board of Harbor about i o'clock but Capt. Ironsides j Commissioners into prominence as did not like the idea of leaving then lne most progressive, far-sighted and as he had had a hard trip up the Soo j ambitious controlling body on However changed his up Mr> Monk's criticise it_ The theme of the Premier's eloquence, was that Mr. The qticnt Premier peroration Mike Pirock, a resident of was up before other ways which escaped discovery concluded in an elo-' yesterday morning on ilihejby customs inspectors. w '1900 years ago Although Mr. Fielding rose at six Paul of Tarsus -had proudly exclaimed o'clock he did not speak and the only 'Romanus suira.' Today every Cana- one io be drawn into the net bv tne' dian was proud to be a British citi- who zen, proud tp accept the rcsponsibili- declarc-d ties entailed and of. citizenship in the Premier was W. F- MacLear ft in characteristic langua Monk had appealed to prejudices. I-Canada vva's at. the parting of the; greatest empire of the nations." mind and! continent. It aims started shortly before' six The Ionic is a steel boat but was ts- than making this the at nothing less city .rival New York in excellence of accommodation ed for freight and passenger traffic jfor QCean going steamers, and when during the season of navigation. completed should give the St. Lawr- ence at Montreal a reputation second only to the Mersey at Liverpool for transportation of a continent's mer- chandise, and the passenger traffic of the world. The scheme is expected to do this To double the pohrt's ca- pacitv. to make water portage pos- sible by lessening currents to give water access by way of canal sys- tems to Western Canada and S.: to create manufacturing and ware- housing sites having direct rail con- nections over all lines 'with eyerv port of the continent to reduce j handling charges on every ton of TRADE ROUTES ARE THE ARTERIES Navy Is the Coat of Mail to Protect Them, Says Lord Beresfcrd London, Nov. 15.-LW Charles Beresford responding to the toast of the "Navy" at Delphine dinner in Bristol on Sunday., said, tte reason the sea was be- supremacy necessary to Britain was cause her position among the nations unequal. She is the head of -a .world wide Empire, wiose frontiers are sea fron- roads are sea roads and whose trade is sea trade. As regards Great Britain herself she is 'precise- ly as dependent upon sea borne food and supplies of all sorts as a light house. Every other great nation is wholly o? nearly sdf supporting. The trade routes of- the empire are the arteries for its life blood and the navy 'is the coat of mail that covers the j i arteries. "Supremacy at sea is necessary to a Great Britain' alone among the na- tions, becuse upon safety at sea de- pends her life. The two, power stand- 'urd has gone and it can only be re- covered with help of overseas nations but they are only beginning and it will be five years at least before they can contribute to the naval strength of the empire." DELAYED Eiii-ht cars of coke were .derailed Just north of Stirling on the A. E. I. line yesterday afternoon, and as "a result the Courts tram-5 eleven did not o'clock and Cardston in" until n-early ruorninjr. The derailment- took place .at a very awk- ward place being on the new clump beside the lake. As a result it impossible to build a track around the wreck to let the trains pass. They were held at Stirling until the cars could be jacked back on to the track. freight coming into the port. LEVIS DRY DOCK WILL BE BUILT Many Large '.Concerns Onifej In the Great Kece Of Work KILLED ON CALGARY STREET RAILWAY Calgary, Alta., Nov. first j fatal accident on the Calgary Street- i Ry., -occurred last evening, when R. Campbell, a civic employee, was in- stantly killed on 14th .St. west, be- tween 12th and isth Aves. When thfl victim was first seen he was lying across the track and every possible effort to stop the car was unavailing', until it had his body.. He was instantly LORD LANSDOWNE, OPPOSITION LEADER, GIVES NOTICE Nov. the of Lords today. Lord Lansdowne, lead- HV of the Opposition gave the form- al and notice of his inten- t-ion to wove for thii rejection of the budget bill it comes up next Monclon His motion he said would be expressed "I move that this House is not jus- tified .in giving iis consent to this bill until "it. has b'.-ra submitted to the judgment of the country." CTDIfC MKIiiL DftMCQTFP fAAI UifltMlt tUAL (The Herald Special oSTews Service.) Prank.. Alberta, Nov. S. Foster, superintendent for the Carbon Hill Coal company, which has large coal holdings, on the South Fork of the Old (Man river and which is now engaged in surveying a railroad up the South Fork; came in this week from .the property and reports that in the prospecting work being done, a new seam hitherto not known to exist has been recently uncovered on' the company's property which prom- ises to produce a rare quality of do- charge of selling liquor without a-li-i The laces Were sold about town, to cense. The chief had noticed a good; ladies of the wealthier class who deal of drunkenness in that part of were able to indulge in such luxuries, the city, and after an investigation' one woman having invested to the ex- found that Mike was selling cider, i tent of about having two barrels in the cellar. Dr. j The business was apparently prov- Revell, the government analyst" at j ing both successful and Edmonton, found that the stuff had! with apparently slight danger of.de- 14.7 and 6.2 of proof spirits. Mike plead j tection, until, as usual, -seeming im-. cd that he did not know its strength' munity promoted too'much, boldness, and was allowed to go on suspended! The principal decided to employ an sentence. agent in the sale and placed a qua'n- Thc chief made a careful search of j tity of the lace in the hands of ano- the northern part of the city anrljtber woman to dispose-of. Whether found the cider at Piroclrs and at a] the latter surmised the laces were Chinese restaurant kept by Lee Wong; smuggled and decided to take adfan- wcre the only places he found anv. take of. the fact, is not stated, but at- Thc latter had not sold any of barrel found. the all events she failed to account for .'something over worth of the No information having, been laid bv goods and the principal sued. This the people who received cheques from' brought the climax. The agent wrote B. McKenzie, the case was dismissed I the customs department and Inspec- by Magistrate boy i tor John Kenny of Calgary was or- having promised to make the cheques! dered to Pincher Creek to investigate good. He was let out on bail Satur- The result was the seizure of all the day night and given his freedom yes- laces. Mr. Kenny gave the parties terdav. Mr. Foster states that- on -the anthracite order REDUCE DUTY ON i AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS Ottawa, Nov. E. Moose Jaw, lias grain notice of tho j ________ following proposed resolution: j i "Thit" it is the opinion "of tho j London, Nov. 15. Arrangements J House it i? the gov-1 ernment should at an early date takr- j under serious" consideration, the ne- cessity for the reduction ol the tariff duties .-of. Canada, especially with TEMPERANCE AND LABOR John Mitchell Speaks at Temperance Meeting in Toronto f" Ont., Nov. am will- ing predict now that it the wage -earners of the worid were given a good honest-'-day's pay for eight- hours, the liquor habit woukl not be so pronounced as it is said John secpnd vice president of the of Labor, in addressing -a meeting held in the in Massev have just been completed here for the erection of a dry dock at Levis. The interests involved arc the Canadian Pacific, Allans, Harland and Wolff. Belfast Ship Builders, Sir Charles McLaren representing .'John Burn Co. of Sheffield, F. Davies, of Levis, who conducted the present salvage and business there, and the Mc- Arthur-Perks Company. respecfr'to such article's and contmodi'1 ties as are necessary of the agricul-' tural class." BRAKEMAN KILLED the option of paying double duty, but the woman's husband hesitated, and the fact proved the old "He mostic coal I the coal is and that in numerous tests made, characteristics for domestic uses were disclosed winch are not ordinarily- found in the coals of this region. Mr. Foster left Saturday for Spo-j kune. the headquarters of the com-j pany. j It is expected the company will be- crin development of the property on an extensive scale with the building of the railroad in the spring. BU'CKHAM SURE WINNER IN COLUMBIA Cranbrook, Nov. coin- ing into Cranbrook from the south- ern portion of Columbia electoral confirm the favorable tidings hereto- fore received concerning the prospects of Liberal candidate Buckham latest advices from Barrie, Ont., Nov. E. Gar- who hesitates is for ry, Grand Trunk brakernan, whose; ny promptly told him he had, by hes- horne is in Washago, fell from the, itating, lost his opportunity to get train while pulling into Allandale' off easy and straightway confiscated this morning and was killed. [the goods and referred the case to the department at Ottawa. What action the department will take is not known as yet. ..Meanwhile the ladies who purchas- ed the lace are, it is said, preparing to take steps to recover through the courts, the amounts they paid for the lace, and which has been lost through confiscation. --o. Keen interest in the final outcome of the case is manifested by the peo- ple of Pincher Creek, among whom the- matter has been a large sized MINERS WIVES ARE DISTRESSED Sad Scenes At the Mines-Very Little Hope sensation for some days. THE FUNERAL OF LATE MRS. HENDERSON The funeral of the late, Mrs. John Henderson was held yesterday at 3.30 from her late residence, Dufforiu St., DRY BELT IN Columbia, S. C., No.v.', the iift-ee-n counties of South Carolina, which voted' "dry'.' on August 15th last; -the -drasdiic prohibition Jaw enacted, at, the -last session of the legislator went into effect- last night with the closing of the dispensaries in these fifteen oourities of the state MR. CLEMENT ROBILLARD Japer's livery barn, Dandis' gener- al-store and V. Stevenson's hard- ware store., at Harding, Man., were [Liberal Candidate elected mSt. James Cherry, Nov. todav The brought increased anxiety to the fa- the Windcrmerc I milics of the 300 miners who are district are to the effect that Mr.! still entombed in the St. Paul coal: and was largely attended being: one Buckham is everywhere .meeting: with! mine as a result af last Thursday's' of tho largest in the city for some splendid receptions and no shadow of disaster. Despite the belief express-; time. The floral tributes were very I doubt, is expressed but that he will ed by the state and government offi-.'many, being as follows: Children, jhead the poll with a substantial ma-i cials that there is little or no possi-: "Gates pillow; Ijority. jnility of any of the men being brothers and their families, anchor; brought to "the surface alive, scores MrS. R. A. Wright, spray; North Star A chandelier fell in Rockwooci destroyed by fire. Loss Division, Montreal bye-election Methodist a bucko-t- il am os. church Sunday night but extinguished of grief-stricken wives gathered about i Lodge No. 4, large wreath with Star the mouth of the hoisting shaft which j jn centre; Mrs. Scott, Mrs. LETHBRIDGE POLICE FORCE interest of temperance Hall Sunday. "So fisr as the labor movement advances." he continued, "moral, physical and intellectual develop- ment of tho ppopte is entitled to i of liquor in the dry counties bu the support, of all good men. I ask you to jtulge the Uibor movement by the goml it hns dor.e, not by the ta-kes it lias made. Every scandal. twenty-one having .been dry at the time of the local optinn election last The state not onlv forbids the sale .'ilDlt-S few as labor, can be connection with the saloon." GEO. PEDLER, JR., DEAD re. in organized i xov., H. Ped- racod back to some' lar> jr-> of Qshawa, 35 years old, died here this morning in the hospi- tal, of pneumonia, after an illness of a few days. He :was the onlv son of Jolin Fairbank, a well known resi- dent of Fairbank, near Toronto, was found in liis barn. H. sr., of the Pedlar Man- 'ufacturing Co. yesterday had to be sealed as-JR. Scott, spray of roses; Mrs. R. G. Iain because of the renewal of fire spray; Mrs. Wm. Henderson rr? j the interior. 'spray; Sylamls, spray; Messrs. 1 Haggard and almost worn into ex-! jfeegan and Mr. L. F. j'h'austion by the terror of Dhrec sleep-1 cross. I less nights the women, approached; bearers were her six bro- j the'officers, imploring some glimmerI thers: Hugh Scott, Robt. Scott, Wm. of hope. Scott, Thos. Scott, Andrew Scott, John "There is still a chance, isn't there; Ccott> Tho .roraains were interred in they asked. "Don't the famftv ltlt jn the public cemetery, well From left to right; Const. Sterling; .Cr.nst. Cc.-npey; Sergt; Edcy; Chief Gillespie; Sergt. Sillike-; b; Const. Miles; .Const. Cribb. j they are (load for certain." The mine officers assisted by state land orivrrnmenfr authorities, remain- ed on the premises all night, began i early to ascertain whether it would i 'no. prniM ifal to acain descend down j the shaft. li; was decided that if the fire had been sufficiently smothcr- cd by the closing of the mine during j the" night descent would -be possible and no ono would he lost. A nuin- j her of water tanks were brought, hero on 'fiat cars before., daylight; and run on .a switch ready to be poured into the pit. At the same time ,1 supply of fire extinguishing chemicals were on hand. North Star Lodge was well repre- sented. .The funeral was in charge MACLEOD WILL EXHIBIT Nuv. Mae-, h-cul Board of Trade have voted to sen-! an exhibit of grain and vege- tables to the National Corn Exposi- lion a.t. in December; touroMir-r with a man to take charge. A large number of fnrmers at a nun-ting on Saturday notified the Board of Trade, of their intentions to send in entries, and a big exhibit is assured from this district. ;