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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta I The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1909. NO. 296. WOULD HURT THE STATES MORE No Danger Of Com- mercial War By U.S. Washington, Nov. warfare between the United States and Canada, according to the officials of the administration, would be more hurtful- in its influence upon Ameri- can than it would be on that They produce fig- to support their -of the Dominion, ures that appear contention. The talk of commercial strife between the .United States and its' northern neighbor began with .the passage of the Aldrich-Payne tariff act in August last. That law con- tains a section authorizing -thti Pres- ident to impose maximum rates of duty on the products of any country that unduly discriminates "either in the way of tariff rates trade or other MALCOLM ELECTED Winnipeg, Nov. bye- election held yesterday in Birtle for the provincial legislature re- sulted in the return of G. H. Malcolm, Liberal, by 189 ma- jority. The election was neces- sitated by the appointment of Hon. C. J. Mickle, the former member, to a judgship. Mr. Mickle represented the consti- tuency for 23 yeare and was at one time provincial secre- tary of the Greenway ernment and leader of the op- position forces at the time of his retirement. C. M. O'BRIEN M.P.P. GAVE AN ADDRESS "Political Socialism" cated the Use of Physical Force C. M. O'Brien. M.P.P. for Rocky Mountain, adressed a large audience in the Eureka last night on the sub- ject of "Political Socialism." He urged his hearers to the promotion of education and intellectual, advance- ment of the working class. Physical force little in this age could accomplish Intellectual powers were the MAN MANGLED AT .NEW KIPP Awful Death Of Engi- neer Frank Padget LOCAL OPTION IS PROBABLY LOST In British of Votes Catt Favored It Vancouver. Nov. referen- dum on local option is apparently de- feated in where 53 of the 60 polls give approximately 53% fo- local option and 4661 against. This majority for prohibition however is offset by legal recjuirements wh-'ch state that to carry a by-law must have 50 per cent, of the total cast for the candidates, including spoiled ballots. As there are some 13.000 voters in the city local option would require votes to carry; therefore tb? by- law lacks about 1200 votes It is probably defeated also throughout I the province. New Kipp station, was ehe scene of a fatal accident yesterday morning about eleven o'clock when Frank Pad- get, the assistant engineer of the con- struction gang, met with a tragic- death. As far as can be ascertained at pre- sent the unfortunate man, attempting to pass in front of a moving train. LECTURES ANNOUNCED powers that dominated the life of to- was struck by the engine and almost day and if the workingman was to j entire train passed over his body. head and arms were severed from bodv and the in that respect as thoroughly an-d! competently as possible. Dr. Tory, president of the Alberta TO ABOLISH THE BAR ROOM Advised As Platform Of the Ontario Liberals THE LETH8R1DGE POST OFFICE Ottawa, Nov. discus- sion in the House over the needs of the post office at Lethbridge. C. A. Magrath dwelt at length on the conges- tion there, declaring -this was not a question of politics but the needs of the' people. He asked the minister of pub- lie works to say definitely if Lethbridge would not get ap- propriation for a post ottice. Mr. Pugsley said be could not give any definite assurance at pres- ent. INDIANS TRAVELLING BY RAILROAD Toronto. Eov. barroom ILarge Number of Montana Indians must was in effect the pronounce j Seeking Transportation ment 'delivered from scores of pulpits There were some twenty wagon in the city today, the world's Tem- perance Sunday. Locally it was the field day of Dominion Alliance and there was no lack of vigor to the de- Universilv. has written Dr. Galbraith aunciation of the evils of intemper- ance and in the declarations of con- tinued unflinching warfare against the ilhe horribly mangled. Coroner A. E. Humphries is hold- ing an inquest this afternoon. The t b'odv is at present at Addison's. dynamiting her husbands home, was i A, _ Sergt. Hurnbv of the R.N.U'.M.P. re- giving information ..concerning the course of extension lectures next Fri- day, December 3, Prof. Alexander will- lecture .on "An Old Roman Squire." j und on Dec. 10. Prof. Kerr will lecture liquor traffic. A vas Mavor opinion xhat the loads of Indians with their squaws und papooses in town this morning from the Blood reserve. They were arranging for transportation for a: large body of their friends from the Belknap reserve. Montana, who have been visiting them in the reserve, feature of today I here. Travelling in large numbers by TWENTY JAPS KILLED IN A WRECK Train Went Through a Fill-In Near Van- couver DYNAMITED HUSBAND'S HOME Chatham. One. Nov. trial of Mrs. Mary Trumnull, accused of linK. remanding the woman to De-iported the. matter yesterday and .against products ot toe Tj. S. jcember 14th to permit of an inquiry j in the rernains to the city. W-hen the ministry at Ottawa examm as to her sanity. have been ed the t-arifi law it came to the con- clusion .that the American Congress had Canada in mind when it adopted the' maximum and minimum principle. For Canada, despite the fact that it is one of the biggest purchasers of American goods, does discriminate 'against t-he United States an-d does impose "restrictions" which would, warrant the President under t-he law denying Canadian goods entering this country the benefit of the min j mum rates of duty. If information j just obtained here is correct Presi- j dent Taft intends to see to it that j no cause shall be given Canada to j pass laws injurious to American com- j merce. He is said to take the posi- j tion that the executive is vested-witlx! HANGMAN MAY LOSE HIS HEAD Because He Did Not Show! Up At North Bay To Hang Spanelli The following jurors {sworn in for the Coroner's jury on (the inquest on the death of Frank I.Podget: F. W. Brown J. Edey, W. J. Watson, N. H. Murray, Robert Wallace, and W. J. Arm- istrong. The coroner and jury drove jout to Kipp this afternoon to the j scene of the tragedy. No witnesses of the accident are known at present. U.1114 V.'-- -tV, .t-lVi.. J 1 1 "J on "France at the Accession of Louis should adopt as one ot the planks ot jter of travel. T'l-rt .n i n n- TA 1 t tnT-111 ll t i i iway is fast being adopted in the mat- XIV." These are both interesting subjects in the hands of most capable men. The other lectures will-be an- nounced after Christmas. There will be a .meeting 01" the I its platform, "The abolition of the bar room." BAD WRECK ON C. N. R. McLEAN WALBANK DEAD Montreal. Que... Mc- .Lean YValbank. first vice president i and chief engineer of the Montreal Lisht, Heat and Power Company; died Vancouver, Nov. rwen ty and thirty Japanese were killed early this morning, when' a work train went through a fill-in on the Great Northern between Vancouver and New Westminster. No white men were kijled, the engineer and fireman jumped, while the caboose was not in the wreck. The train left Vancouver shortly he- fore 6 o'clock and it was dark .and raining heavily when the accident -oc- curred. 'Rain has been pouring hea- vily yesterday and today ,and the flood loosed a fill over a curve. The engine had gone over safely, when the pull from 'behind was felt. Looking- .behind the engineer and fireman saw the whole fili-in being swept away, ital following an operation for the re- committee in charge Of the course Fireman Train p. in the principal's offices of-the Cen-! I this afternoon in tral School at 8.30 tomorrow t'Tues--. r. f. _ day evening 1 Saskatoon, Nov.. freight )ief of pruricent meningitis. '______ j train bound north jumped rails be- i __ .________ I tween Hanlcy and Dundurn, this morn I wer company; died j lcaving an Unsupp0rted gap ioitv feet the general hospi- i, yw _, ft 5 _ bfilow Ibn trarV Thp frrpmnn in CANDIDATES JMORE DOUKHOBORS i COMING TO CANADA t In i Prosperity of Those Already Here is Attracting Some i housands of f- Their Kin in Russia Winnipeg. Nov. has been received by the Doukhobor committee ;-here that several thousand "Doukho- Good -New Bridge Open For Traffic jinc; and the most serious wreck that A MHTH AT17Q {has ever occurred on the line j liu ed. Twelve bo'x cars piled on top of i the locomotive, which was flung on on its side across the rails. Some iof them are broken into kindling wood. The. fireman has disappeared is thought that he is killed attracted by the success ot I countrymen on the prairies ten years ago, aad Ottawa, Nov. is reputed i bors in Southern Russia are prepar- large discretion'in administering the j that Canada's official hangman may! ing to come to Canada next spring, maximum and minimum provision of j have his official Iic-ad cut off as a.rc- th'e new tariff and this-discretion, it j suit of -his non-appearance at North is learned, will be exercised to the liar yesterday morning for the h'ang- end- that the injured feelings, of Can- j ins, of the Italian Sam Spanelli. J. adian statesmen may be assuaged and R. Radcliii. 51 Fern Ave., Toronto, Veredn_ tlieir-leader. commercial warfare between the two-J is paid per year by the Domin- countries averted. What is known as ion Government for the of the maximum and minimum- sestion I-this position, and he is supposed to of the'tariff law will become opera-j either officials at the public esecu-; At Brimanl, south of Nelson, J and under the wreckage. Others of the crew but only one was injured. j Wrecking train left at 9 o'clock to j j clear .the tracks but all trains will ;he held and it is thought that therei j will be no traffic on the Prince Albert i branch todav. i J. L Fawcett Is Out For Mayor-Several For Aldermen Tabi-r, Nov., A party composed HAS HIGH OPlNlort OF the, ANADA'S PEOPLE the ibia. on fruit ranches in British Loluni- Preparations will be made this of -the leading' business men of town, drove down to ihc river on Saturday 10 witness' the laying oh lhe iasl pianks of bridge, which! Macleod, Nov. Advertiser says: Attorney J. L. Fawcett is m enthusiastic Tribute by a Leading South African London. Nov. .Fitzpat- the field as a candidate for mayor at below the The fireman in jumping, landed on the moving earth but escaped. The Japs were in a box car behind the The locomotive fell back' onto this, cutting it in two, and', many bodies were badly 'mutilated.' This afternoon seventeen dead' were laid out on the hank of-the stream and portions of the bodies "of others' could be seen in the wreckage. There- was no chance of escape, the locomo- tive coming in oh one side and eight of the Bat cars following the bos car; were piled in on top. Those' who were not killed were drowned. The "Owl" express, due from- Seat- tle in Vancouver shortly after -7 o'clock, was due to have crossed the same piece of'track, but was tteldvat New Westminster till the track was. cleared. Had the work train -not come out, the "Owl" would in all the forthcoming election and Messrs, j probabilities: have gone through and- F. W. B. George, A.'T. Leather and being'a, heavy engine, the loss of life ..In Saskatchewan the -.crops "thisj year were excellent, and, consequently j has.'been in. construction tho interviewed prior to his depart-j year. They are now driving across are for South Africa, said: j and the fanners from ac-! "Canada is not. only a wonderful; the. bridge, ross the river ace now coming; to 'country but she has a wonderful pop- E. J. Muldoon will stand for the Council. There are reported to be utlu-r candidates in the field, for the town with a big ulation. full of energy. murage and Council, who selves later. tive on March 31. The provisions.of j tions or send word to the sheriff hold acres, they have 200 j the- -much needed bridge has he-en tin-; "In Canada men Force the dutiable list an-d the free list con the county if he be unable to be :acres utanted to apples and peaches, i ished. .stitutc the minimum tariff. The max- present t-hrouRh sickness or for other imum tariff includes the duty pre- reasons. In the -Noray case Rad- .scribed, in the schedules with the ad-., cliff sent no excu.se nor was the slier- ;lhe area tion systemMs being installed to water secretary, Notice has been given by the town 'Mr. Goo. Miller, annoimc- property. Large res'erva- j ins; a meeting to be held in the town dition of-25 per cent, advalorem and iff able to locale him and; was forced ;u on s are being- built of cement on j jlaii on Monday, Dec. (i, to nominate a duty of 25 per of; in rnu-rgency to hire a stranger to the products that under' the minimum j execute Spauc-lli. At the department tariff are admitted free. The maxi-j of justice today if-.was learned that mum- rates will go into effect auto-! the minister of justice was looking ,at Grand. Forks. matically on the-date named unless j into the matter and that official ac-ithe south side o the President shall be satisfied, in tion would In- taken "within the view of -the character of the conces- i few day's. ch side of their ranches, and from ese the water be carried in j all parts. i The Doakhobors have acres i acres on the Kootenay river.; opposite the Trinns station. Six hun- i cired Doukhobors reside at "Brilliant, i i two-'hundred at Grand Forks; and fiftv j sions granted by the minimum'tariff j of theUnited States that the ment of any foreign country imposes i MomreaK Xov. Raspin-l. no terms- or restrictions. i sky_ 65 yearg of Hge( wus on Saturday ion the Kootenay. candidates for the coming election. There are four town offices open, three councillors and. mayor. There has been several rumors .floating ar- ound on the but t-he probable candidates for rnay.or are: W.-W. Doug- las, mayor of the town, an-d Mr. Rus- j sell of the Pioneer Lumber Company. j They are both good men but Douglas; ED BUDGET, Seems DC t.nc most popular man, and vre have no doubt as to his el-ec- RE-OPENING SERVICES AT WESTMINSTER CHURCH had London. Xov. sensa- i sentenced to 1." years in the peniten- j tional complications in the budget sit- j tion. tiary by-Judge Trenholme. Raspinsky nation developed today, when. Lord i town the past, two years, 'and been found guilty of the abuse j Crorner. former and one of lie has. sr-m-d as mayor of the. the the pace i name with perfect confidence in the cotm-L try itself and perfect confidence Avill announce thero- probably be found on the and damage would have been much greater. Engineer Hcattiger and Fireman Kent, were in the El- lis in the caboose, all escaping. All trains out of Vancouver are can Councillor Macdonnell! celled. It will be a day or two b'e- their neighbor will also pUty -up so has been asked to stand by many peo is a go-ahead comniunity pic, and may do so. working- together. Nobody sits down content to for a year or so in orcler going ro see whether his. neighbor is to make a fortune." fore traffic can be resumed. DANGER WOMEN REFUSE TO GIVE AGES SIGNALS WERE .CARRIED AWAY i Lady Teachers of i oronto Defy the j By Storm in Noya-Scotia Last Week SPEAKER CANNON GAVE A WHOLE DIME To Young Lady When He Was Tagged Board of Education Near Sable Island Jo- in St. Louis St. Louis. Nov. seph G. Cannon, enroute from Kan-, sas City ,o Danville. Ills., stopped in superannuation SL Louis just long enough t i Toronto, Nov. 27. Chairman Raw- linson of the Board of Education is indignant at the attitude of some of thc lady teachers in refusing to give their ages to m seueme He Halifax. N. S., Nov. fierce storm that, swept the Nova .Scotia coast last week, carried valuable danger signals alonj caught in the hospital day collection. lla had only stepped from the train when a young woman approached him pinned a red cross badge to -his 'la- 'the Prepanng al tern shore and steamers bound the Halifax and American shore be reaching staff. He has advised Chief and ]iners from St_ Jolm for Inspector j-Iuglies to write a strong Halifax and the United Kingdom, are ot" eirls under fourteen years, or Rev. the H. H. Cragg of Granum. S. Preparing Cantata Re-opening services were held at Westminster Church yesterday. Rev. H. H. Cragg. of Granum. .brother ..of Dr. Crass of this''city, preached both the I ins- crimes particularly revolr- m-ner governor of Egypt, j work ]u; ]ias aceomplishcd has been a; pel and demanded a contribution fot- 1 tne most, prominent Con-! nnm- "-or .declm-ed. in resuminir thP 1 crcdl1 to hlmSe11 as wcl1 as thc cit> h bick rtnd pool. ftot Mr. Douglas is one of morning and evening to audi- SHGCKED TO DEATH BY DRUNKEN FATHER Toronto. Nov. most distress- ing death of a little girl, has been re- seryatives.. declared, in resuming: the debate, on the Budget, t.hat he would i munity. hundinsr( hoteL not support Lord Lansdowne and the j leading business mm of .the town, corner and railroad terminal majority .in their rejection of the neavy reaj c.state owner, and his past was'occupied by the collectors of the measure. An aiidienee day's crowded that rivalled the 'galleries which has been a verv successful Tag Day fund. The .function is an i letter to tho teachers who have re- fused to gi-ve their ages, but Mr. Hughes has invited the teachers to appear at his office at the city hall to give reason why they refuse to comply with the board's request. The ladies say that their objection 1 is due jt.lu i carried onto in grave danger of beinj dangerous lodges. Last, night. C. P. Harvey, agent oC the Marine ami Fisheries Department. at Halifax received a message from the light keeper at Cape Sable stating that the southwest ledge gas and uo to rhe tear of publicity thatjwhislling buoy had broken adrift and Ontario govemments circular had been away; As this-is guarantees publicity. but. the city ithe most important aid to navigation of the indicates he will be with -us for a few ported to the coroner. chamber when the budget was taken j years to and being a man in The little girl had been in some- !llp :today, und the Liberals made their j ilis own business, will always have 'annual affair and SMO.OOO or each vear is thus obtained. his fext "The Disciples Were Called I SfrtSn. f ance and actions frightened the little one into convulsions from which she Lord Cromer declared that Mr. Russell is practically a stranger preacher referred to race prejudice and creed prejudices as being foreign to the first church which showed a zealous missionary spirit and a de- sire to help. For the evening the subject was based on the text, "I am Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Christ" and was an exemplication of the fact that the gospel is the power of God unto the salvation of the physical in-j tellectual and spiritual man. Collections were taken in aid ot the building fund. A debate will be the chief item at Westminster League tomorrow evening. All young men are asked to j attend a meeting at the church after League to complete the work of or- ganization in connection with the Y. M. C. and to outline the work for the season. Westminster Sunday School annual Christmas tree and entertainment will be held on Christmas eve. The school will render a cantata, "The Crowning of Christmas." as the chief feature of the .program. Practice will be held! tomorrow afternoon at, four o'clock and Friday evening at 7.80. A fuJ.l attendance is requested. iiever recovered. TRACTION ENGINE Lords are not entitled either to re-i to this community having moved ject or to block the passage of a ri- jiere lhe first, ol- thc year-.from North STATES AND i CHILI HAVE AGREED) Washington. Nov. auth-j oriiativr sources it was learned to-j information is not to he the coast Mr. Harvey immedi- i-pgarclecl. lately ordered the steamer Bridgewa- The action of the lady teachers has j given rise to much facetious com-! men. here. It is well known that many of the ladies "not so young as thev used to be." Dakota- The arc dav nancial measure. His speech will undoubtedly swing i many .of the moderates from the sup- to his past, and what a business-man IJIM of Lansdowne's motion to accomplished in the past will nient as the terms of ithe budget, but it will-not affect the j measure his future, yet we have no ierrinp; to Kin WENT THROUGH BRIDGE j result as they will simply refrain dbt it has been a 'good one. Hc 'from voting, and will not join the i thai the. United States and Chili BIGGEST STRIKE YET have reached a final i MADE IN KOOTENAY agr-ee- a protocol re- lid ward for a Plattsville. Ont.. Xov. Battler, a well known citizen living J Liberals-, in the support of the bill, three njiles south of Plattsville met' death while returning from New Ham-; POLICE COURT settlement has built up a first class lumber bus- claim and iness which has been accomplished through his winning personality celebrated Alsop of the that thr protocol in all probability will be or four days. signed within and-.( three burg tonight with his traction engine.; The Lessard liquor case is still go- j business mot-hods, always ren-! King Edward, it is understood, has While crossing the wooden bridge on j ing Qn at thfi court_ j dcring lhe Of service to the pub- signified his willingness to act in the wav Humphries, before whom in, conjunc- lie- son tion with Inspector West the case i There r-sion. Nov. biggest strike Jin the Kootenays for years has been I maoe in the United Mine at Ains- woi-v.i twenty of high grade silver lead has been uncovered already. It is one of the oldest mines in the country and was one of the first shipping mines in the Kootenays. the Wilmot and Blenheim town line, i the joists of Mr. the bridge gave Battler and his are capacity of mediator. .._... ____ _______ three councilmt-n who This "long-standing claim, which has river below a distance of! w'as first heard, was examined this! will retire when their terra is com- been the source of much irritation morning. i plctcd, and there seems to be a num.-: and friction, which at times has Two drunk and disorderly cases j her of good men are eager to threatened' more serious complications about fifteen feet. William fell free into the water- the father was pinioned in the hnr the uruniv ana disorderly rcases IA--I. suw ....5 water bv theEngine anTwas wen- disposed of in the usual man-! get their offices, and ..the municipality seems therefore .bout to be finally though notified ed. i'ner. should be very careful whom they elect; disposed of. made ,inj airest. Brwkville. Ont., Nov. a fiuarrol with her husband in their apartments in the Windsor hotel, Mrs. Herbert C. Barker fired twice at. him with a' revolver, one the shots tak- effoct in his leg near the hip. the police have not LATE MAJOR PATTON -LAID TO REST Toronto, Nov. by brother officers, who had served be- side him in the Boer war. the remains of the late Major Samuel Cook Pat- ton, were buried in the Mount Pleas- ant cemetenf on Saturday afternoon. Major Patton died in EthiiuTtton, Al- berta, where he had been second in of. the 19th regiment -A Albova He was a brother of Mr. John Patton of Toronto and a son of the late George Patton of this city. Fol-lowing the lead of thc New York Herald, the Chicago Tribune is to open a news bureau at Ottawa this week. MINING SECTION should be very careful whom they elect disposed of. as the future of the town will depend a great deal on 'the council which will be chosen, as the town will need some j extensive improvements- the j or two, and the condition in which they are put in will depend on the' j men select to run the'business ot; the town. The council of previous; rears .have been-handicapped all along on account of poor .attendance, in many instances not enough of the council men would attend to form a j quorum large enough to transact usual business, so the point which must not be overlooked this time, is i to get, men who have the time to spend on municipal affairs, and who can bo depended on when their scrvic-'. es are needed. After thc nominations we hope a goo-d line of men will have been nominated, and the election re- will determine the future of thc town, which is a bright one, if it is handled right. ter to go in of It. Tonight the Marine and Fisheries agent at St. .ohn informed the branch that the gas buoy off Island v.'iis also This buy is on eighteen miles from the Cape Sable ledge light buoy. WORK OF TOUGHS IN NORTH WARD Disturbing of Church Services Seems Favorite Pastime The need for better police protec- tion in the North Ward has been demonstrated the last two Sunday nights. A week ago a bunch of ir- responsible roughs persistently annoy- ed the Presbyterian congregation who were holding a meeting in Ken- nedy's Hall. Last night a tortured canine was allowed or forced into Westminster ance besides badly frightening nervous ladies. several REGtNA INVESTIGATION THE MINING TOWN OF MICHEL, B. C. His Lawyer Said J. Kelso Hunter Was Too Generous to Squeal Regina, examination of J. Kelso Hunter, former city clerk, was concluded at this morning's ses- sion of the civic investigation into charges of alleged wrong doing of aldermen in connection with the sale of lots 9 and 10 in block 200'for ware- house purposes. The evidence today was of little account being, chiefly as was that of yesterday confined to the correcting of former statements of witnesses and reiterating the proced- ure by which the spur track reserva- tion was left out of the transfer with- out consent of the council. The wit-, ness took the responsibility for fail- ing to bring the matter before the council and his lawyer suggested that he was a little too generous. The commissioner agreed that the fixing of the responsibility was a matter cf law and Mr. Hunter's opinion so far us that was concerned was Valueless. ;