Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
lEe Lethbridge DaOy Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, I90flr NO. 2lf MICHIGAN POT UNDER A BAN TheCattle Quarantine Has Been Extended Into That State Now Washington, D. 0., Nov. 25.-THo ilcpannicnt of agrlculfjnc under telegraphic InstmctioA from Secretary Wilson todiiy piftccil tho entire state of Michigan i� quarahtliic, in so'fiit-fts concerns tho iiitorstato and foreign shipment of cattle, sheep and other runjinating animalB and swine therefrom, because of the prevalence "of the foot and mouth disease. Tlio rcBlrictions imposed are icleii-ticttl with those applied to New Yorlc, I'onnsylvania and New Jersey. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 25.-The foot und mouth disease hns boon discovered in a herd of cattle on a farm near Jiineboro, Carroll county, in this state, according to a report made to-tiay by tho state veterinarian. The cases have been isolated and a guard mu.lntained to see that infection does not spread beyond tho farm. The live stock sanitary board decided that a state quarantine Is not nccessarj^ at this time. It is expected that tlio disease developed among some cattle received from DulYalo November 22nd. Buffalo, N. Y. Nov. 25.-The east lUiHaio stocllenian Man Coleman, Nov. 2C.-On Saturday nighti last a banquet was given at the Coleman Hotel in honor of .T. F. Povah, who leaves In a few days for Spokane. The affair was gotten up by a number of friends in tho town who wished to show their appreciation of Mr. Povnh's worth. Dr. West Wood presided at tho head of tho table and flpoochos wore made by nearly every one present. 'J'hos l^yshon D. 1j. McPhco and Alfred Davis sang solos which wore appreciatively received. All enjoyed' themselves though not a little regret was ox-pressed In connection with Mr. I'o-yah'n removal from Coleman, lie being a resident hero for the past'three years. Jtr. I'ovah recently resigned his position us treasurer of tho International Coal and Coko Co. and will in future reside in Spolcano where ho becomes manager for a now coal mining company. GOT TWO MONTHS. James Davios, an old olTondor, who was one of the party caught in the gambling joint tho other night, was unablo to pay his fine a.s he promised and was yesterday sentenced by Magistrates West and, Humphrios to two months' imprisonment for unlawfully playing in n common gaml)lliig house. STRIKERS WAR Wnn SHERIFF Troops Called Out To Quell Trouble In New Jersey AN OLD TIMER STRUCK BY TRAIN Alfred Wilson, Of Pin-cher Creek Meets WitaFatal Accident Pinchor, Creek, Nov. 20.-While attempting to cross the C. P. R. tracks in front of a freight train yesterday afternoon, Mr. Alfred Wilson, one of tho first settlors in this district, was fatally injured. Tho train was standing a short distance from tho crossing when Mr. Wilson attempted to cross. The train started to back as ho was half way across and caught tho end of tho wagon and upset it, throwing Mr. Wilson between tho hor ses. One of tho horses kicked him on tlie back of the head, fracturing his skull. Tho horses run for about 200 yards, dragging the unfortunate man with them. lie died this morning without regaining consciousness. He was 52 years of ago_ and came to this country from Kingston, Ont., with tho n.N.W.M.I'. in the yonr 1871. Ho loaves a wife and four children. Tho accident is made doubly sad qs Mrs. Wilson has been sick for some time. Mr. Wilson was a very highly respect ed citizen of Pinchor Crook and a gloom has been cast over the whole district. Tho funeral vfill take place on Thurs day afternoon from his late re-sidenco to the Church of JCngland where his brother Oddfellows will conduct the service. Candidates For the City Council Tlio municipal election situation is beginning to assume donnlto .^hape. Aid, Adams was bcsoiged with eloet-ors yesterday urging him to stay on tho council and not resign uh ho had intended. Uo has decided to stay in as his Improved health will permit of his giving proper attention to tho duties of tho office. G,. M. Hatch is dollnltely in tho field, hi.s noniinatlou paper having I^een signed iliis morning. A requisfitlon paper asking Aid. Cunningham to seek reelection is being largely signed, but not having been presented yet, tlio Alderman will not say what ho will do, tiiough ho prefers to'drop out. C. .1. Eekstorni ha.2. The Calgary Herald Ha.s been try ing to work the Lethbridt;e Board 'if Trade to further what it calls "its railway policy, ' but the council of the board, led by President C. F. P. Conybeare, have refused to be worK-ed into they know not what, but win.' looks to them 'ike a political mov,.'. A week ago Secretary Skeith received a telegram from the Calgm-y Herald, which intimated that they would like to have the co-operation of the Board of Trade in furtlieriiiu their policy, and offering to send a couple of .speakers to explain it if toe board would call the meeting. A meeting of the Council was held last Friday, and the following reply wa.s sent:- "Tho council of this Board of Trade met this afternoon to consider your telegram of today. The question .'is-cus.sed was the advisability of tills board connecting itself witli any movement which might be of a pol li-cal aspeci. "It was decided by tlie council to ask you to have your Board of Trade request us to act in the matter, in which event we shall be pleased to do what we can to assLst you." Tho .Herald evidently did not lika the view taken by tho council, and telegraphed bnck on Monday this message ;- "The Herflld hns been conducting il.s onnipaign for rnilwnys for three months on its own initiative, and at its own expense entirely. It Vos Qh^arly demonstrated the imperat-ve need for railwuys, and that the securing of rnilwnys is tho best hw-i-ness the province cnn undertnk Our iiolicy included bettfr rnilv/ny service for your iiinnediato .section. We offered to go down and oxplnin it to you and invite your co-operntion, Howevi-r, the Herald does not reqirre your asKistanee, inneli n� it would appreciate and value your co-opera tifpii, and if your attiludt> in.tlie mutter is indicated liy your letter, and yon do not see fit to change it, w.^ will let the mailer drop -no far us 'lie Lethbridge country is conoernerl. .\nswer today," In reply to this President Conybeare sent tlie following message ye^-terdny :- "Tliis Bonrd ot Trade is alwa/s anxious to co-operate in any movement for tlie biMiedt of Alberta, but d(^ires to keep clear of any politicnl coniplicntioiis. Would be very plen.s-ed to do what you desire if asked by a non-political body." Bad Wreck On Great Northern Winnipeg, 3Ian,, Nov. 25.-A special from Donnon, Minn., says seven people were injured, none seriously, in a wreck at 4 o'clock this morciug betwoea n Groat Northern Coast Flyer and a freight ut Clontaraf, six iniloK west of that city; Following tho collision a Ire started destroying three day conches, one mail, one cx-pross and two baggage cars, tho latter containing about 500 pieces of baggage, the caboose and four freight cars, all loaded with lumber. Alberta Mine Clianges Owners Spokane, Wash., Nov. 26,-Control of tho Pincher Creek Coal Mining company, Ltd,, operating colllerlee near tho town of Pinchor Crook, Alta. Is now owned by Spokane capitalists, including former United States Senator Gcorgo Turner, O. ti. Labaroe, R, D. Millor, L, Roy Slater, F. H. Oravos, F. T. Post, and U, K. Qroone Tho collieries have been under dovol-opmont for several years, and tills work will bo pushed to supply fuel for towns and cities In tho inland empire. Tho new owners will build a spur of two and a half miles to connect with tho tnalu lino of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Mr. Laba-rce, who interested Canadion capitalists in tho International and Imperial coal companies, is president of the new company. TO KEEP THE MEN (Ottawa, Nov. 25.-One of the m Mt iniiiortant features of the award which has been given under the Lemicux net in the dispute between the Cufi-ndian Northern Railway and it� locomotive engineers is the stipulation it makes that the railway company must provide .idequate stopping phic-I's for train crews along its road wheri' tliey are forced to remain over, sometimes after a long trip in the most inclement weather. APPOINT MAN FOR WEIGH SCALES Wise Action Taken At Special Meeting Ot City Council Poor Parade Before Rich PUNS FOR NEW OPERA HOUSE Building Will Be Somewhat Similar To Raymond Theatre Sam Grifliths, of Coutts wa-s in the city yesterday and approved of Architect Rolfson's plans for tho Opcru House ho is building hero on Uompas St. Tho blinding will be siuillur to tlio opera house lioing built iu tiny-mond, though a trifle smaller. It is to he a two-storey brick struc ture, 55 by l'J5 feet, facing on Horn pns .St. In front will be tlio main oiiti-aiir(! and two stores, each twenty feet deep. Tho auditorium will lie sonii-circu lar, .seventy feet by fifty feet, and will he tvventy-se\eM ta-t high In thrcsume that Mr. Stewart makes reference to senior teams In tho towns which ho has named. There has not boon a senior hockey team formed In Ixjthbrldgo as yet. Hockey Inst year was played by the juniors only, but tlioro is a great possibility ot a senior hockey club Iiciiig formed here this winter. Thoro is at thu present time enough oxper-loncod hockey players to make a high will not be announced until after ihe'ci^ijs team. The weather prophets department has been authorized by ^ g,jy ,,.j, j,oi,g ,^ gold ^^^^ Purliamont. A well known labor min [ prolonged winter, and with this en-is slated for the position. Icouragomont for ico, which Is tho The opening of Parliament tonight j chief question that has to be con-will doubtless call forth a largo pro-|suited. it hut remains, for some ono. portion of the bruins and fashion < f to take the initial steps to frame up the city to tho Y.M.C. rooms, which , team. Tho Y.M.C. or ono of the will bo open to the public for the co-J other clubs of tho city should give M'^ion- T 'this consideration. .