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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. 16PAGES. Lethbridge, Alta., Friday, November 2o, 1910 Graft atically Denied is Now Ove and Amnesty PRES. CLARKE I Clarke Wrote and Wired, Premier But Later Paid No Attentibri: fr Mer Will Probably Enter jetton For of Time and Money Nov.-. is apparent that Premier Sifton -has wholly .and .absolutely.eliminated. W.'R. Clarke, 'president of .the Alberta and .Great .waterways Kailway; from his con'sid- eration pi, policy "in. connection with the project, declined to acknowledge-the-existence of the capi- even to the. extent of -not re- plvJng. to 'his letters. One glance" at, Brought -dowV by i-he, premier'to .the -legislature yestvr-- in with -the deal, will-suffice :to -prove it. Notwithstanding" him- j ceed to and accrued interest io'r fund of the- province, after- .provided.; Furthermore, he pro- is vides in the-'bill-.-tha.f "the -province shall ie absolutely'-rrec' any claim in respect 'to .the G. W. consequent'-' action.. of the company. Clarke WiiK.Fight But it is-certain; is hot- done -fighting. If the- pjemier has de- nied him. or' his. represeiTfatives" a" fin- al hearing, "it. is sure., .Be steps to; government, compeiisation Josses he. speaks .-merit.with Welsh.and Stewart telegram.- He: will .probably: to build-the. -roa-d; notwithstanding i institute a suit Jor .damages: jia't that Clarke-a-few days'ago wired the pro vmciaL-govexnment: grant from--Montreal an-appeal for a-final hearing before had defin- upon his. the premier chose-to7 ignore .the president of, the G-reafc Wa-t'erwavs altogether. fnt. _ .t _ .V ing permission for is Denies AHegati b n a n 4 Insinuations of.'.'.' Grafting PREJUDICED MIND So Says Police Officer fe Refuting Charges miners ;l Nov.. Chief -on ..the witness stand this .McRae. "I T.Noyi a wild scramble to -wcape from the flames wjiich -destroyed Young's '.Hote'r Winthrop- Beach: a mother leaped from a window and; we're" sbtfrightfully injur- ed'that .probably neither can jrecbyeiv1 .other'' -guests escap'ed-uninjured. The Mrs, John C. NORTHERN IN HOUSE Voted For Gushing For Leader of The- Hbuse LEADER but should the- government- refuse to grant this, .there is alwai-- the- privy council t0 The. premiers. in 'connection charges, Before Judge Dr. Shearers .Rohsbn.. .is: evident from the fact that to I Wltl1 the Great Watenvays letters and telegrams from Clarke to no "these by Sifton 'lias been brought -down' comes .up tomorrow- in the house' for a' second reading, ani.- it- is. expected that the; debate1 will commence "'xinth' the banks pay- .the the bonds. Ciark-e's- -Negotiations R. Clarke wrote Winnipeg--io; tie ing'xn" his. negotiations to have-Fole'y, i Welsh; and "Stewart, take .over -the i line.-7- Jncideh tally this letter: confirms .the. story this paper over "a. month.. previous: to -tlie- "this "negotia- 'fcions forwards towaras ihis end. ?'faslfollows "Wi-cni- "f; have- discussed with Messrs. Foley.-j and .Stewart, the matter ofl turning over, to the contract for tlie-construction.; of the-'Alberta and Great_Waterways Railway. Mr. Stew- art will be'in-Edmonton "shortly and tvill -call on .you to discuss the mat- ter. If this arrangement meets with the approval .of-the government, ,1 feel sure that I can mak-e satisfactory arrangements ...with Messrs. Foley, :Welsh and Stewart on behalf oi the railway company.'. (Signed) W. R. Clarke.'L This communication- 'the'premier'did1 not answer, Although he was -visited ty Mr.- Stewart. 'Another -Effort On Nov. "14th, only few days ago. at" the Windsor Hotel; .Montreal, made a' last at- tempt to get a further hearing before the premier legislature, and asked for a' date t-6 be set for a hear- ing in .which, he could lay his side oi the case fully "before the'people. He admits in a telegram, which he sent to the premier, that the action of the govcrninent Jias meant a large loss to The telegram.'is'as follows: "Mont- real, Nov.: 14: There is, a rumor here that you are planning to announce to- day a policy. regarding the Alberta Great Waterways project. We request you to" de_fer any announcement until our side is fairly before you and which we request' in consideration of a large expenditure of time and mon- .ey in successfully promoting the en- lerprise, and jn consideration of the damage we have sustained from being forced" to curtail construction just after being well started. It -is fair that we'be permitted to put our side of the matter before yon and the people of Alberta. If we cannot show to you and to'the people of Alberta by_voluntarily ad-dressing you, that Gtnr TiitcimOiLs wctc hona fiaie, and those of practical business men, we will to slep aside and aHow somebody else to build the rail- way, providing Only that we are fair- ly recompensed for "the time and mon- ey spent riii emphatic denial .to'.'the allegations o graft Against himself made -by the-see re'tary of the Morat and -Social, Reform Chief McRae Dr Shearer's statements were_ vile inuen does.and the a prejudiced mind. "He the law'.had. been" as 'well enforced- in Winf and said that eondt in Canada the statement that tions-' were the rottenest was ridiculous. italists Wor- ried Over Mutiny in Brazil Toronto, Nov. are specially Interested in. the !news. .from Rio ...Janeiro large amount; of Canadian capital invested are numerous enterprises In the country in which Canadian cap- italists and shareholders are- interest- d, but--that at Rio is one of the big- gest It is a Pearson enterprise, with William MacKenzie, the. Toronto street railway president as its presi- dent, and Z. A. Lash K.C., E. R. Wood D. B. Hanna and .Sir William Van Home on-its directorate. The con- cern has a capital stock authorized at and a-bond, issue of- so that a lot, of monev is in- Shearer Missing 1 Nov. whereabouts 'not known. Inquiry. at, his1 office the sta Tnent-that'-he had- been- ordered ;out ns'f- the city -by: his- doctor on his- and. -they could where he 'not- -say SfPr? Th-a GunLiuis electric light of the city. tne gas and traction..franchises EARTHQUAKE Madrid, Nov. series, of earth- quakes were felt this, morning at Cor- ona Villa, Gracia, Vigo and Ferrol people are greatly alarmed .but no Is reported. E nq ul py.; Wf n n Winnipeg; was: the .-firsts-witness'called in' the. li- ves tigationvwhich opened before, Judge Kobsdh toctayj The chief told "the-hiis- tdry of the struggle against the sobial vice-in-Winnipeg .and testified that'in 1S09 the Police Commission received'a etter 'from-Magistrate DalyMn which he complained1 of the great growth of the' social Vice; and the difficulty of and. maintaining convictions since, the.'segregated area had -been Abolished. ,'He suggested that'.the whole'..problem >be' left .with tlie chief 'f police- In the fall of the same'year he commission passed a. resolution lacing the whole matter'in his hands. He then told how he had got the seg- egated area secured. The chief then stated the difficulties n securing convictions, and. of cases here convicted keepers of resorts been released by the higher courts t a subsequent date the commission- rs decided by resolution that the.offi- ers should present their evidence to tne crown counsel -before laying infor- mation. Constables in the restricted area were instructed .to arrest Well -Known Canadian Meets IJith in New luced at quest of Junior Mem- ber for Calgary 1 "Edmonton.: Nov.. 24. Correspond-1 upoii the table, yester-' legislature- relating "t'othe the; .Rutherford admin-'! r-T istration. There documents. All-that really, related to the resigna- was a- iJr. Rutherford. to Bulyca, enclos- as Mir wife': at their-home, at Dutch of Minister, of" "Rail der Armstrong and his last in charges be-, John Sears, arraigned before Judge .Mills' to.answer- .to separate charges of homicide; Norhaus, who :mnton today, by the Sears, was- to .iis'. home T': said Crossley was of the: Pbesby-ferian" nain1 sters in Southern New-Jersey. He of church at Dutch .Necfe for 23 years, :and'-former- ly time-was .state clerk of, the. Presbyterians of'vNew; Bruns- ,wick..He was a graduate of Princeton and' also of Princeton Seminary. orderly persons, but had no orders to interfere with tne keepers or inmates of houses. The change in policy was not made at his done, by the commission after investigation and. he concurred in thought' the law could forced in a restricted area than scat- tered all over the city. The chief's evidence was not concluded.' CAPT.BERNffiR HEARD FROM Reports- Progress of the Steamer Arctic in the Far North Ottawa, Kov. Alex. Johnstone, Deputy Minister of Marine and Fish- eries, has received a letter Capt. J-. E. Bernier, in command of- the steamer Arctic now in the far north, telling of the first stage of the ex- .Treasurer. Bu the' document the mos a leitsr forwarded Honor caucus .of the insurg ents, held at last Apri 30th, in Gushing -wa chosen insurgents. .The, letter .contains the interesting item that E.; M." Michener, now lead er.of the'Conservative party in.' tti legislature, 'was- one -of those "-in the caucus, who. voted for Gushing- as lead er. .-.'7hat -is; Mr.- Michener last sprink .pushing" to: be supporter 'Th-e 'letter' "records tlie, proceedings' as. followsW 'Bi seconded tlia'lHon." w: "I-i; .Gushing :.be elected leader of- in the-legislature.' Moved by Dr. seconded-by that John, A.-.-Mc- Dpugall. be requested to .wait upon Lieutl-Governor Bulyca and notify him -of the choice" of the insurgents. The document was signed by the fol- lowing: Messrs.- er, McKenny; Campbell Glendenning, Smith, -War- nock, and Roberts. The only other document that was brought down was a letter from the Calgary Liberal Executive to Hon. Mr. -Cashing, 'stating that- since names of-other gentlemen had been mentioned as possible premiers, executive signified their support Mr, Gushing for Premier. The papers were, brought down the request of Mr. Bennett: the of at way' committee- :'the wnole -house, had- motion. by, Telford of Leduc, to: compel the. C: JV. IL to go north was. the' route railway'; .defeated, .'by a large and" Alichener's to; the choice of route to rail- this" is th on Cornwall is Edmonton, Nov., mler was ions. in the 'whole house yesterday 'oppo- sition C. N. R-. was.: .dur- ing., a f f ght; waged; .b e tw'eeh opposing members, which .was "fully as warm as tne fight f ought'm'; the' railway com- mittee the" day -previous: by .'those "op- posing, the railway-; interests. When the hous'e commit- tee of. the-whole rwas the main" clause of .the; that relat- ing to., the route, -.which clause .fight will -proceed feated; as, the house the claim.of Bennett: legislation road, -sixty. .mile's, constitutional 5 a: "of >wici stands. Trying, to ter and .that portic; approval., There will be a bill when :it icomes reading., Bennett, to this I terday on -three inittee of .the _ to have a. di where, ber will have the -les carry, as there :are. opposing -1 .The Tirst first -strange came up the question-: the tion of-the head. vides.fbr or in any other: the .company least respect, ?nin moved t mbnton, 'defeated, Jdoadley-ssked, for Min ers Michel, Nov. Powell, District IS, he management of the Crow's Nest 'ass Coal Co. regarding contract'pri- es-at mine No. 8' sett's motion- of the company .low.ered 000. to -Be only.he handed M apkenzie and Mann, on to -the' Com- panyj He claimed' that it would be watered stock, and the leg- islature, 'with their eyes, were granting per mile! bond-'. ing power on -of ...watered it. The chief be better en- KEPT THEIR ffinnn I WJiKJl ive us this opportunity and to offer o'-ir solution ed. If yoa to be heard of the present problem which, we be- lifive to be-in the interests of those of us, .who have joined in money ad- vanced to riatc." U'o will hasten to Thirty-one former -citizens- of .the states gathered at the Ellis place matter-, before the coming fortnight if you within will set a date .approsiinaicly a fortnight, dis- tant in which you will eive au- dience. Kindly address me, cane of the Windsor Hotel, Montreal. (Sgd.) K. Clarkei Policy No reply to this telegram appears. Premier Siitbn had evidently ignored it AS he had done the letter. That Premier Sifton does not in- tend to do anytaing about Clarke's claim is evident. He his policy ibefcre the house in the bill ho submit- ted Tuesday and the details of which published. In that bill Ke claims that the company has defaulted in payment of interest and the now con- struction of its road, and that, the frovince lias the riglu and will pro- Murphy Cafe last evening and cele- brated the American Thanksgiving day 'by partaking of "Ye olde time Colonial Thanksgiving dinner." The original menu cards upon.which appeared in- water colors the famous ship "May- flower' at Its first Ian-ding in Plymouth served to amuse the guests, between courses. In order that everyone would know each other before the close of the evening, the cards were passed around and each guest wrote his or her name and natal state on the back. It wag found that twelve states represented, besides two Canadians and one Englishman. The guests were seated at two long tables attractively decked with of rosy red and small slllc American which were "later given the ladies as favors. After din- ner D. H. Elton, the pro- posed a toast to the King and Presi- which was responded to by the singing of the of the British and American national anthems. Mr. Klton then gave a short "talk, speaking tn glowing terms of the great country in which, to which so many Americans were coming. He spoke of the com- mon-history which was as much'Can- adian as American and of all English- speaMng people. Mr. Elton said 'he rejoiced in the fact that the Union Jack land Stars and Stripes would side -by side against a foe of1 either instead of opposing each other. He quoted Scott's well known whose object is to assert .British authority in northern-waters. The letter, which was written, at Al- bert Harbor on August 13th, says that the Arctic had a fair voyage as far as Greenland, where a good" deal ice and fog was encountered. Capt. B.ernier says that up to the time oE writing everything seemed favorable to the Arctic's enterprise- Strong gales from the south indicated that the ice was Broken up. His letter was brought to civilization -by a Scotch whaler, and reached Canada via Scotland. If he has succeeded in making the passage, the next word from rSe.rnier will probably -come via the Mackenzie River overland route. SUIT IS STILL IN PKOGBESS Very Little Headway Is Made in Marson-Coul- ter Case Rejrhia, Nov. end of the CRIME IN' NEW YORK -New'York, Xov." in guise street masqueraders, a cus- tom of long standing on Thanksgiving 1T1 'AJotir "Vrvi-t- -._.. a, roooery in the crowded East' Side tonight and escaped witrr in loot John Both- well, of Brooklyn, tjie victim of an assault, was taken to Bellevue hospital badly battered by a crowd of men in masics. who surrounded "him and de- manded money. He refused and was pounced upon and beaten.' When re- leased he discovered that hls money and jewelry was missing. nee lasted over hours but the "nen and management "were unable to rrive at an agreement. For some tim issatlsfactioh has existed at No. outh in-reference to the .wage scale he1.officials of the coal'company claim hat .-the-mine known, as No. 8 south a, continuation of No. 3 -seam whilst tne miners hold that this is a, nev. working and wish a. price seti accord- ingly, and that a new agreement should be drawn up, as air places .work- ed are abnormal and the rate per ton- nage- does not cover No, S south. The grievance is still unsettled. WANTED IN REGI'NA Toronto, Nor. T. Butt, a young man wanted in; Regina on sev- eral charges of obtaining 'money under talse pretences from members of the Mounted Police, was arrested here to- night. He admits passing- a had cheque for five dollars on the Holt'Renfrew (Jo. of this city. BRAZILIAN MUTINEERS AND GET AMNESTY J. W. Woolf contended s'jiice -the -charter provided, f or about TOO miies of road, capital- was. necessary. Bennett pointed out: from tfie provincial statutes of 1909, that the Alberta Midland, C.. R., ed a -charter for 900 mfles of road with a capital stock of Malcolm M'CKenzie 'contended that the roads im-der-thls Rio flc Janiero. nav- al mutineers surrendered today, con- gress voting amnesty, the demands of cruiser Deodora. For several hours i on the shore noticed activity on board ter would cost per mile." Ben- nett contended that they "would not cost any more than the C.. P. R. branch lines cost, and they seldom ran up-to a mile. Bennett's motion was anally defeated, the vote not corded. Hoadley moved that the'cap- ital stock be and -was also defeated. Premier's Amendment Premier Sifton -brought in an amend- ment, to section five1 of the -bill, chang- ng the clause providing that the capital stock 'be subscribed, and 10 per cent, paid up-before the elec- oon of directors, to a. clause providing hat the provisions of the Provincial railways Act shall be complied with. This provides that 25 per cent, of .the i capital stock shall be str'asre-ihori ang 10 per cent, of that paid up. This am- raendment was carried. A motion by Kennett that section seven of Model Railways Bill in the rules and regulations -be substituted for section The capital slept -last of Leduc, was the first to raise the question of the costs. He j said the first thing that struck hlm; aa night with guas oi its navy trained I upon it. The "mutineers remained the {seemingly masters of the situation, a one oVtoi-k: this morning. 1 a time small guns on the Deodora awoke tha suspicious about the bin was that as aT first thouS-ht that s handled .by the ctv For a panicky filing was Wucral one of the mutineers' fleet fired upon.; i-hen it was discovered that "the 'b j the naval arsenal., The scout cruisi-r {was conimed 7-0 the scout and that.it- InS for territory. Telford said he objecred to because the route wag parallel- :he Alberta Centra! Railway and "Breathes there ,a man poem, with soul who never to himself hath said, this te my own. my nutive ind closed MS remarks, .by wylng' it wat naitorai for ttiial pMrton Jund of aig Upon the place cards appeared pat- riotic toasti, which, were reiwl aloud by each guest. (Continued oa page everyone to have a affection regmrdiny against Andy Coulter for jhe alienation of connnued tlieir rtsfiant altitude The local garrisons and loyal t-orpedo wife's affections saw ?n was nothing to indi-j boats.did not respond, although ac- uues affecuons, sau the case, still in cate that they would compromise, or wrdino; to ihis morning's papers their progress. During day was on tbe witness stand and in the course of his evidence -denied that there had beer. Improper relations between Mrs..Mar- son and himself. He had never done naore than afford roe protection to her that he would give to any woman with such'a husband as Marson. Mrs. Mar- son likewise denied-; having any Im- proper relations morning s papers surrender even though assured of officers had received orders as nesty their the government yielding to ultimatum of vestc-rdav and uiit Mi UJiVl an-increase of pay, abolition she to sea accompanied bv and the harbor and they nid not. return Last evening the San and Bahia withdrew from the harbor supposedly because thev fetw-d a Sosr sssisss: tteir dut-y in cercain contingencies. the De-odora had ceased firine; thV with the u> port until sonWltours later: As soon the action of ihe congress IVIorning broke" irrtev-i the mutinous craft still' The Minas Gcreas, hov.-- j cd and the revolt was at air -nd Thr v-ondon drstroyera. ever, rnnained opposite rhe icowetn- 1 citv was soon quiet, inent palace, and was joixted by che mal RACING STABLES BURNED Chicago. Xov. destroyed lour hundred stables at. The -Harlcni race track a loss esti- mated at Firemen experienc- ed difficulty in aaving- tlie grandstands, betting jing and'other, buildings on. the grounds. The buildings at years ago toy abandoned when rac- ?Rs killed sis years jagQ tn Illinois ;