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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT MEN 0 BACK TO WORfc f C IYES WAS AIM PRESENT Be Spike Nine Of the Have Refused to Return Only three of the striking C.P.R. machinists have- teen-left- off the''list of men .taken back, into the shops by Foreman Eight men went -to work in the shops this morning, and the carmen -returned to their former duties. Others will go oh (lie night "shitt foiiight. A .the_ sUike-breakera ar> still working hi'the. shops witlr the strik- '.J Nine of the' have not gone back, and ;will not: do" so "until they hear- -froth" headquarters regardingMIA. settlement. They do not; thinVUiat the commit tee agreed to .allow the .company to the. men; but think' that." the that' all: should return Magrath, Oct. great political neeting under the auspic s of the Liberal party was_ held here night. The hall was packed to the, doors, -Fr-d H. Turner occupied the chair, of Lethbridgt1 was, present to represent Mr. Ma- grath.; J W. Wootf, M.P.P.; vrab the he" was follow ed by Mr. Mr._ Simmons the next speaker, and he was wel received...'.- Duncan Marshall closed the met.ting with a great speech. The meeting at-the commencement had a Magrath. .flavor, but it was strongly Simmons at the close. OPERA HOUSE TO BE BUILT SOON Sweet Grau Man Pur- chases Lots Bompas St. ;BORDEN IN SAFE SEAT. Ottawa, :Ont., Oct. L. Bor- den. Deceived, aad .accepted .the. unani- mous.-.nomination of Carleton county Th .re is another prospect of Leth- bridge having an. opera-house in the near future. Saur Griffiths, the well known merchant of Sweet Grass Mont., came to the city on Saturday night, and yesterday purchased fou lots on the corner of jCrabb and Born pas Sts., beside Jain a Ashcroft's re- sidence, and will erect a large opera house on the premises. Mr. Grif- fiths has a large portion pf the ma- terial lor at hand al- ready, .and .the building will be built very soon.' City Will Sell "The- Boilers Mr. Chace, of Stuith, Ktrry utid Chace, the are .to Di- rect th; the' electric plant, was in the week and reported ..oh: certuia jttAiteis concern- ing the'plant." HiV recommendation was read at the oouafil last night. In his that the city dispose ot iue and they would be hardly auiUble in the new quarters and Utat.thejr could bs dis- posed of He advised also that the city get busy in s.curing a guaranteed The latter matter, was, undj-r way. The. council will take Mr. Chace's advice regarding the; bojl'-fB and pen- t-rater. ACCUSED BY PARKER Of Accepting a Con- tribution From Stan- dard Oil THREE TRAINMEN WERE KILLED In a Collision on the Grand Trunk Near Brantford Police Make Raid Take in Cash Chid made a thorough on the disor- derly, houses that sprung. up in the city. Mont- gomery, Amelia MfcilJinWOOD Laying of Sewer-Gauges Criticism From an Alderman-Engineer Gets Lawererce Makes an Supt" J. "S.'TAwrenc5, CrP. R. wrote the city council Ihat he had ordered his gautig-of men to extend the team track five hundred, feet, so that -it. crossed Gait; St. apol- ofixed to. the couiVcll: for putting' the track across Gait asking the pcrmission'of the council- He hoped the; ve' liim that in extending the track was to give the merchants better shipping, facilities. City Enginyet' Arnold submitted a sketch of a-plan of-spur-tracks-to-the Brewery and-Iron also an al- ternate plan JSjnqith St-jpur, bringing the latter down Wood St so as to --have all the: spurs on the same.-switch. In Committee, Cunningham pointed out the objections to the Wood St; route as'b.'ing expensive and im- practicable on account of the curves. He quoted the opinion of Engineer Mountain of the Railway Coin mission on the proposition when-7-it was brought before that bpdj-. Th? Mayor's idea is to have the longer' sp'ur track so-as to provide t >am trr.ck" accommcKlatiohs. He would- be -satisfied to- leave-the-Sniith St. spur where it is if necessary. Af- ter a good deal of discussion the- plans were filed-for future reference. CITY TO HAVE A MAGISTRATE The" city- lathera-gotr through: a- lot of business in a short time last night at their regular meeting. All the mem- bers were present but Aid. Ives and Macbeth. The meeting was out of the of the farg.- number oi citizens, who_were, present on various matters, of business with the D. King was again before the coun- ciX with rgferencp to sewer, put tb'his a letter read asking many questions on the subject. He saidi addressing the: jromiettrr hae -naile "a" "gross "mistake in' 'private. sowerrto" his there wertL-other places that could have been served ;by making-it-.a public "sewer. iLj not want to -kick but The Mayor said ihat tne chairman pf the waterworks conimittee': would look into the matter. Aid. Adams said it would not take long for him to report on it as he considered it a big. mistake to put the sewer in th: way it was and that it was not at al fair to Mr. King. In committee, Aid. Adams though it was a shame that the sewer was not put in on that street the same as in other streets.-- Aid. Cunningham thought that possibly-there-was some ngirieering Daniels Jimmel, and Jean and costs for keeping disordcirlyrrihouses, while a yeral girls and costs. total finrjrtfSiwt costs were Baltimore, M.D., Oct. President- Roosevelt so sweepingly condemn'd Huskell for his alleged Connection with the Standard Oil Company, he perhaps forgot that in 1904 he (Roosevelt) rec ived frjim the Standard Oil Company for 'the campaign fund, and spent it. This statement by Judge Alton B. Parker, of New: York, brought to chcir f etgin a burst oJf wild applause several hundred Democrats who us- tonight in Richmond Hall here to hear him. Senator John Dan- iel, of -Virginia; W. -C. Bacon, of New York, and others discussed the issues "of the campaign." CLEVELAND IS LIKELY OUT OF RACE Brautford, Ont., Oct. colli- sion took place this morning between a freight and a yard ngine, between Vtrnoa and Brantford, in which three men were killed. The names uf the dead and injured are: Supple, yardman, Brantford, and Cecil Burchell, fire- man, London, crush d aud scalded to death; Engineer Fralick, London, cut in two. Yap, engineer, Brantford; Ernest Lewis, fireman, Brantford. It was a head-on collision between a special' freight for Springford and a yard engine. Both train and en- gine >vere traveling at a fair rate of speed, and the trainmen had practi- cally no chance to jump. Lost MatchTo St Louis Detroit Also Gets Beaten HALIFAX CITIZEN DEAD. Halifax, N.S., Oct. Mor- row, of the firm of S. Cunard and Co., died today, aged-53. A widow and. three children survive. onfine itself to the outside work. He also favored th> charging of a mini- mum, of one dollar per month for electric light. .His report was adopt- ed. 1 New Policeman The. chairman of the license and irfr Tiinn ATMIR A WAR HAS NOT New York, Oct. grip the American League pennant was shaken a trifle today when that 'club lost one game to Chicago, and its percentage1 Ml to .58C. By the loss of the first game of a double-header with St. Louis Cleveland dropped buck one point to Chicago mov- ffd into second position with a per- centage of .583 by winning from De- troit. the National League 'New York won the first game of a series of three games from Boston, making York's percentage .036, while Chi- cago has .541. BEENDECLARED Powers Are Endeavoring to Settle Trouble Between Turkey and Bulgaria Eipect to Get One For Small Salary The city is to -have; a .stipendary magistrate. This was decided upon alter considerable argument at th meeting of the city council last night. As to who it will bo. no de- cision was made but they expect to get one for fifty or sixty dollars a month.- The aldermen figured-it out that it would not take nearly all a man's tirAC as he would have to ap pear at ten o'clock in the '-morning and try the, cases on hand and ex- cept on rare occasions haVc nothing moro to no all day. They expect to make some money out of it by th saving of the constables' and magis- trates' fees. The salaries of the con stables were not increased pending the appointment of a magistrate. It Hutton could see no difficulty in put- ting in the public sewer to serve Mr. King's as well as other places. It will bf looked into by Aid. Adams. Early Closing Again. Howard Casq. and Harry .Withers present. Again about.. amendment tov the early-closing by- law which amendment to 'ex- .mpt stationers as" well as druggists from its application. ._ _ The secretary treasurer reporter that tho solicitor had the amendment prepared. Mr. Case expressed him self as per feel y willing to keep cloa ed if all others handling' th ir'line, did likewise. The Mayor regretted that after al :he trouble, and expense of getting the by.-law it was unsatisfactory He .did not believe in th> thing at al] They woro in trouble all tho tim over itT Mr." if the biisi ness firms kept to their own lines police committee reported that Chief Gilleepie had engaged Wm. Lamb on che police force. The chief asked the council to order a uniform for the new -constable. increase Refused J. H. Fleetwood; the watermastiTj got Int-j the scramble lor salary in- "creaJses. -He asked" that -Ins" salary be fncreased to a month; men- fioning at the same' time the great work and responsibility ia his department. He will be no- tified that the city does not see its way clear to grant him an increase at present. The city -solicitor a by- law to cover the city's i'.it.Test in the Royal Collieries spur track through NorthWard. Engineer Wants instruments City Engineer Arnold wrote his hanks to the council for the increase :i salary granted him. In another omrnunication he made the council ware oh th j fact that in the city vork he had been using his own ransit and a level borrowed from the R. k I. Co. The former was 'out Strikers DontUke the terms x ment Winnipeg, there" is a- strong rampant among '-Strikers in Winnipeg regarding the. terms of s ttlemeiit of the strike-, the prob- ability is that the majority, of these London, Oct. act is abso- lutely lawless from every possible point of view, and an audacious vio- lation of the Treaty of says thv Times of the Bulgarian declara- tion of independence.' After, lecturing Bulgaria soundly that paper says that she, may yet remember that her Tulera have forfeited the respect and goodwill, of th British people. The Times cautions the young Turks to take no risk of war, and accuses Aus- of entering into a; conspiracy, 'with Turkey. Neither nor .its- colleagues propose a for- the British, Gov- ernment, -because theyary awaiting the announcement from the foreign officers who are consulting with France f repair and it would be sometime >efore it would be in use again. He that the city purchase, as it is customary for corporations to do, a transit and a level for the city service. The cost would be aboul and respectively, council thought the suggestion a good one and ordered it done. Get Guarantee Bonds The city will get guarantee bonds are be by the company, and will iiCcspt em- ploy m.-nt. They will report-for. duty tjmorrow morning at ten'o'clock." Further west at Brandon Moose Jaw, there is some tslk of re- fusing to return to work under the terms, but it is not likely to de- velop to any serious proportions. the men her declare they will cify in preference to working along -with men who.have replaced them. while on strike, or to accepting terms of capitulation. Strik.-breakers, how- ever, are not likely to remain -here long, and tho majority will pull out at Three hundred and fifty of them loft yesterday, so .that the probability is the old men will -be satisfi d. There is a ing in session, at which McVelty.and President Hardy an; being pressed for explanations for tho sudden col- lapse of tho The prevail- ing opinion is that lack of funds were the primary cause, though no and Russia.. As yet no course oi action has been decided upon beyond r fusing to recognize Bulgaria's ac- tion.. Paris, newspap- ers are inclined'to take a hopeful viow of the Bulgarian situation, whicr. they consider serious; but by no mea.ns desperate. Young Turks Protest. Very Enthusiastic. Phillipopolis, Eastern "Roumala, Oct. official announcement of :he independence of Bulgaria, mad at Tirnovo yesterday by Prince Fer dinand, has bjen enthusiastically r Today the church bells ai ringing, crowds headed by music ar parading and holding peaceful de- monstrations in front of the various Consulates. Turkey's Position. Constantinople, Coun- HE REPORTS ON THE GRADING Tells the Gty Council it is Progressing Favorably According to City Engineer Arnold's report to the council last night the work of the street grading is pro- gressing as favorably as can be ex- p.cted. He gives the reasons for its appearing to be unsatisfactory. The report in full was: "I beg to report- that the grading are making a. better show- ing .with the finishing work.. All the Cil Ministers L; held -a-- 'long session j- sub contractors have finishrug- gan tljis mo'rulng to consul er the a'ctior of Bulgaria in, declaring her_ inde- pendence from Turkey It was decided, that it was impossible to accept any proceedings that vio- lated existing.! tr. aties, and that Tur- key should address a circular note to the powers pointing out the necessity of taking m --asures to enforce re- spect for the Treaty of Congress of Powers. St. Petersburg, Oct. inten- tion of Russia to convoke a congress of the powers to discuss revision of and carried tweeti the Acting- Minister of Foreign sful revolution Affairs and the diplomatic represen- for in the Fidelity Co., as a guarantee of the good work of the new accountant, A. L. Haines. The council also decided to set aside the sum o! as a sum to on hand in the city office for incidental ex- penses. A. Hutlon presented his bill for being the price of the police uniforms ordered by- the city.- The account, .will be paid as soon as cer- Uft.xl by the chief of police. Poltct Report it would be easy. But th; drugstores Chiol Qillispie made his usual full ,t f J____I____1U A. TO! report of" the .pohce department. He Mayor did not see how it could j arrested for violation of th- city by- nged. Neither did Aid. I kept evMrything from hardware-.- -The be changed Aid. Cunningham and, the Mayor re- viewccl tin- history of the early clos ing "by-law in the city and the Mayor's final dictum was that tho-by-law re main ns it is until they can look into tho mattor more fully. The proposed by-law was laid on tho table. Eriwery Spur Track. Fritz Sick interview tho council reported that there had been 25 men jaws and 17 under' Ihe criminal code. hiring the he had collected for licenses, on fines, is d to give tho constables roapect to the spur track to a month the first year and a the brewery and went OV.T the en month the second, the salary of scr- gineer'.s sketch plan with the coun oil. He asked that a light be placexl on Ford street for the use of tho people on that stre.-t. Wants Sewer. A. E. Stewart reminded the coun oil of tho application that" is in fo a sower on Bartlott St. Aid. Adam said that tho sower had been ap proved month.s ago and promised t to remain out. Win- nipeg is said to he the least resent- ful of any of the western unions, but here it is doubtful if the agred report of the work dono al tho city market, giv ng the amounts of the various jirti cles of produce, that wore receivec and sold. Their report would in- dicate that the market is progressing very faTorably. The council voted the Agricultural Society the grant that has been coming td them for some time. Engineer- Arnold reported that the sum of was coming to Batch- ellor, Marshall Skarin for thi work done during the past month on the sidewalks and that Janse Mac- Donnell ought to get fo: what they bad dono. Those accounts were ordered paid. Aid. Macbeth was appointed the city's representative on the Board of Directors of the Lethbridge Woollen Mill Co. ment will bo accept d by the men in present mood. GREAT MEETING AT THE HAT HOL Mr. Ofrrer Refers to Robbins Irrigation Co. with a mosJ hearty reception when ho arose to speak. He made no j apology for discussing and defending the.-, Liberal platform, the Liberal re- cords, and the Liberal principles, on 1 tho tariff, on trado, on transportation and on lands. He showed that tho Liberals were the party of the peo- ple, and that the Conservatives, thv party oi monopolies, trusts and cor- porations. The Crow's Pass Railway, the G.T.P.. the C.N.R., and the Hud Medicine Oct. large'st political meeting ever held in Medi- cine Hat was "held "on Saturday even- ing in the Opera House. The audi- orium was suitably decorated with lottoes. Jss. Rae, tho chairman of ho local Liboral Association, occu-. FIND TRUE BILL AGAINST B AM fousmative Worker Charged With Peddling Booze In Colchester Truro, K.S., Oct. grand jury today found true, bills agains Aloiuo Bninc on four counts for ille gal practices on b half of Conserve tives in the Colchester bye-election. piod tho chair. The only Hon. Frank-Oliver-ami W. 0. Simmons, the candidate, both of whom vero in good "form. Tho candidate for thrco- nt nn hour on the relations of the two parti-s to great lab'-r question. The actions of the Provin- cial Government in regard Bell telephone monopoly, the lumber com- bine, tho tight-hour law, the 'Work- men's Compensation Act, w.ro fullv oxplainod. Tho Liberal policy in! the Federal arena concerning the la- bor bureau, fair wage clause. Con- ciliation Act, Lomieux Act and the Department of Labor was discussed. The barrenness of the Borden policy and the .recent, conversion of the Op- position candidate were commented upan. The Minister of the Interior met son's Bay Railway as parts of "the record in transportation were ully explained. Coming to tho Robbins Irrigation scheme. Mr. Oliver said that he un- derstood that Mr. Magrath had on- rsed it. "You not thank Mr. for that." said Mr. Olivor. From the Congested Portion of the City At thj council meeting last night, steps were taken to provide a satis- factory day scavenging system for '.ho city. The chief of police, the health offkvr, the- solicitor and Mr. E. J. Cook of the Lethbridge Farming Co. had been talking thj matter over, result that the presented a report that a contract be signed with somo party for the n-moval of the offal, both animal and vvfr-r-tible, from within th% congested part of the city, viz., that part bound- ed by Baroness Road, Glyn St., Duff- vrin St. and Gait St. The solicitor had provided the council with a draft f the agreement to b3 signed and Mr. Cook was on hand to take up the proposition. According to the proposed agreement, he will remove the garbage from the denned area uul such other places as may request it for a certain sum of money to be "for ho is tho supporter of a party who for politico! advantage have maligned and misrepresented th Robbins scheme, and aro plodgod to lotermi icd. It is to be done in a way satisfactory to the h -alth The aldermen all thought tho scheme a very good one. Th.- Mayor. which moans so much t> the lint to destroy this undertaking j however, had the idea that perhaps .some of the hotels or restaurants al- ready had contracts for thv removal pnrbage and that this monopoly would n-: t be fair k> the parti'd who getting it. Aid. Cunningham Mr. Olivor tlM not attempt to shirk tho question of tho location of tin Stvathcona Horse. As is well knmvi Medicine Hat has. bot-n agitating fo j thought it good but that it did not the location" of this body at thei: town. Mr. Olivtr. how.-ver. hold no tlint sucli would be done. He said his personal opinion wa? thp.t the money avnilablo should on tlie volunteer militia and ir promotir.g the militia spirit train- ing among all our young men rathei than upon a permanent force. (Continued on Back Page.) far enough, the whole city should included. Mr. Cook explained that this been discussed with the h-alth officer but that it had been considirod too great an expense to assume just novr. He expressed a rt-ilingness to remov the garbage from other places that required it. Finally it was loft over for further consideration. ;