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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL. Ml. UETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1908. EIGHT MEN GO BACK TO WORK Nine Of the Strikers Have Refused To Return W. C IVES WAS ALSO PRESENT He Spoke at Liberal Meeting at Magrath (From Tuesday's Daily) Only three of the striking C..P.R. machinists have been left off the list of men to be 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 on the night shift tonight. A number of the strike-breakers ar> still working in the shops with the strik- Nine of the men have not gone back, and will not do so until they hear particulars from headquarters regarding the terms of. a .-ttle'ment. They'do -not thiik that the- commit- tee agreed to allow the, company to pick the men, but think that the agreement is that all should return in a body. Magrath, Oct. great political meeting under the auspices of the Liberal party was held here last night. The hall was packed to the doors. H. Turner occupied the chair, and W. C. Ives, of Lethbridge, was present to represent Mr. Ma- grath. J. W. Woolf, M.P.P., was the first speaker, and ho was follow- ed by Mr. Ives. Mr. Simmons was the next speaker, and he was well r 'caivecl. Duncan Marshall closed the meeting 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 NUMBER it- Grass Man Pur- chases Lots On Bompas St. TALK ABOUT BORDEN IN SAFE SEAT. .Ottawa, Oct. L. Bor- den'received and accepted the unani- mous nomination of Carieton county Conservatives today. NO Th -re is another prospect of Leth- p hayiiig En. house near future. Sam Griffiths, the well known merchant of Sweet Grass, Mont., came to the city on Saturday night, and yesterday purchased four lots on the corner of Crabb and Bom- pas beside Jam s Asheroffc's re- sidence, and will a lamo house on the .premises. Mr. Grif- fiths has a large portion of the ma- terial for the building at, hand al- ready, and the building will be built very soon. TOR FLEETWOOD fpr pound fees, and for a dog tax Marktt Report Wadington Gibbon, market mas ters, gave a detailed report of th work done at the city market, giv ing the amounts of the various arii cles of produce were receivec and sold. Their report would in dicate that the market is progressing very favorably.. The council voted the Agricultural Society the 1500-grant that has been coming to them iof'.a'ome time. Engineer Arnold: reported that the sum of was coming to Batch- ellor. Marshall Skarin for the work done during the past month on the sidewalks and that Janse Mac- Donnell ought to get for what they had done. These accounts were ordered paid. Aid." Macbeth was appointed the city's repr.-sentatiye on the Board of Directors of the Leihbridge Woollen Co. SPUR Causes Criticism From an Alderman-Engineer Gets Instruments- Police Make Raid Take In Cash (From Tuesday's Daily.) Chief Gillespie last night made a thorough job df'Vfraid on the disor- derly houses that have sprung up in the city. Helen lioss, Sylvia Mont- gomery, Amelia Jiamiel, and Jean Daniels were each fined and cost? for keeping disorderly houses, while s -veral girls were fined .525 and costs. Th? total fines without costs were ROOSEVELT IS ACCUSED BY PARKER In a Collision on the Grand Trunk Near Brantford Of Accepting a Con- tribution From Stan- dard Oil Baltimore, M.D., Oct. President Roosevelt so sweepingly condemn.'d Haskell for his alleged connection with the Standard Oil -ompany, he perhaps forgot that in 304 he (Roosevelt) received rom the Standard Oil Company for he campaign fund, and spent it. s statement by Judge Alton B. Parker, of Sew York, brought to tiieir f fit in a burst of wild applause .several hundred Democrats who as- sembled tonight in Richmond Hall here to hear him. Senator John Dan- iel, of Virginia; ,W. C. Bacon, of Sew York, and others discussed the issues of the campaign. Brantford, Ont., Oct. colli- sion took place this morning between a freight and a yard engine, between Vcrnoa and Brantford, in which three men were killed. The names of the dead and injured are: Supple, yardman, Brantford, and Cecil Burchell, fire- man, London, crush d and scalded to death; Engineer Fraii'ck, 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 .were traveling at a fair rate of j speed, and the trainmen had practi- cally no chance to jump. CLEVELAND IS LIKELY OUT OF RACE Lost MatchTo St. Louis Detroit Also Gets Beaten Supt. Lawerence Makes an Apology to the Council (From Tussday's Daily.) Supt. J. S. Lawrenc of the C. P. E. wrote the city council that he had ordered his gang of men to extend the team track five hundred feet, so that it. crossed Gait. St. He apol- ogized to the council for putting the track across Gait str >et without first t asking the permission of the council. He- hoped that the city would b.lirve him that' his object in extending the track was to give the merchants better shipping facilities. City Engin-cr Arnold submitted a sketch of a plan of spur tracks to the and Iron-Works, also an al- ternate'plan for the Smith St. spur, briaging the latter clown Wood St. so .as. to have all the spurs on the same switch. In committee, Aid. 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 Commission on the proposition when it was brought before that body. The Mayor's idea is to have the longer spur track so as to provide tram track accommodations. He would be satisfied to Jeave the Smith St. spur where it is if necessary. Af- ter a good deal of discussion the plans were filed for future reference. (From Tuesday's Daily.- .viewed the history of the early clos- The city fathers got through a lot by-law in the city and the Mayor's of busings in a short time last night final dictum w'as.that the- by-law re at their regular meeting. All the mem- main, as it is until they can look bers were present but Aid. Ives and the matter .more fully. Macbeth. The meeting was out of proposed by-law was laid on the the ordinary because of the larg; table. number of citizens who were present AT THEIR HE REPORTS ON THE GRADING Tells the City Council it is Progressing Favorably Brewery Spur Track. fritz 'Sick interview the council on various matters the council. j with respect to the spur track to D. King was again before coun- the and went ovjr the en- :il with reference to sewer put sketch plan with the eoun- to his houses on Crabb St., and had ciL He asked that a light be placed a letter read asking many. questions orl Ford street for the use of the Strikers Don't Like the Terms of Settle- ment on the subject. He said, addressing' on tbat Wants made a gross 'mistake in ord.-ring a1 A. E. Stewart reminded the eoun- private sewer to his house when there! cil of the -application that is in for vere other places that could have a sewer on -Bartlett St. Aid. Adams been served by making it a public said that the sewer had been ap- lewer. H- did not want'to kick but proved months ago and promised to inly to get fair play. see that it was attended to. The Mayor said that the chairmaa Supt. Reid reported! in favor f the waterworks committee would. e inside wiring 01 of houses City Will Sell The Boilers 3 {From Tuesday's Daily.) Mr. Chace, of Smith, Kerry and Chace, the engineers who are to di- rect th? transplanting nf the electric' self as perfecl" ook into the matter. Aid. 'Adams dealers and that the city said it would not take long for him j itself to the outside work. He J also favored .charging of a mini- mum of one dollar per month for electric light.. His report was adopt- to report on it as he considered it a big mistake-to put the sewer in th.i way it was and that it was net at all fair to Mr. King.. In committee. Aid. Adams thought 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 ngineering difficulty in the way. Aid. Hutton could see no difficulty in put- ting in the public sewer to serve Mr. King's as well as other places. It- will be looked into by Aid. Adams. Early Closing Again. Howard Case and Harry Withers ed. New Policeman chairman of the license and police committee reported that Chief Gillespie had engaged Wm. Lamb on the police force. The chief asked the council to order a uniform for the new constable. Increase Refused J. H. Fleetwood, the watermast.-r, got into the scramble for salary in- creases. He asked that his salary be increased to a month were present again to see about th 3 j tioning at the same time the great amendment to the early-closing by-j increase .of work and responsibility law which amendment proposed to ex- i in his department... He y.'i! stationers as well as druggists from its application. The secretary treasurer reported that the solicitor had the amendment prepared. Mr. Case expressed him- tified that the city does not see its way clear to grant him an increase at present. The city solicitor will prepare a by- law to cover-the city's intjrest in the plant, was in the city last week and reported on certain matters concern- ing the plant. His recommendation was read at the council last night. letter, he advised that the city dispose of fiv.- of the boilers and the track Tuesday's Daily} Winnipeg, Oct. 6.7-While there is a strong feeling .of dissatisfaction rampant among thV C.P.E. strikers in Winnipeg regarding the terms of s-tt-lement of the strike, the prob- ability is that the majority of these are fortunate to be taken back by the company, and will' accept- em- ployment. They will report for duty tomorrow morning at ten o'clock. Further west at Brandon and 'Moose Jaw, there is some -talk. of re- fusing to return to work under the terms, but it is not likely to de- velop to any serious proportions. Some of the men her> declare they will leave the city and country in preference to working along with men who have replaced them while on strike, or lo accepting. terms of capitulation. Strikebreakers, how- ever, are not likely to remain hero long, and the majority will pull out at once. Three hundred and fifty of them left yesterday, so that the probability is the old men will be satisfied, There is a large mass meet- ing in session, at which McVet-ty and President Hardy are being pressed for explanations for the sudden col- lapse of the struggle. The prevail- ing opinion is that lack of funds were (From Tuesday's Daily.) 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- pected. He gives the reasons for its appearing to be unsatisfactory. The report in full "I beg to report that the grading contractors are making a better show- ing with.the finishing work. All the sub-contractors have finishing gangs at work independent of the main dirt moving force and are doing as well as could hi "reasonably expected. "It is not possible to prosecute the finishing i-p all cases as rapidly as the dirt moving owing to the varia- tion in the yardage on different por- tions of the same or different streets. If the work was entirely uniform and no work is, it would practicable to expect finishing to be carried very closely up to. new work. At present the finishing is being prosecuted as rapidly as can be rea- sonably expected. Tours truly, C. M. AENOLD. HALIFAX CITIZEN DEAD. Halifax, KS., Oct. Mor row, of the firm of S. Cu-nard and Co., died today, aged 53. A widow p-id three children survive. THE GARBAGE From the Congested Portion of the City Two Months For Canton generator. He thought >e hardly suitable in the new belted would quarters and that they could be dis- po.sed of quite profitably. He advised aJsO'that the city get busy in s-curing a guaranteed coal supply. The latter matter, was, however, under way. The council will take Mr. Chace's advice regarding the boihrs and gen- erator. Ward. Engineer Wants Instruments ed if. all others handling th ir lines j did likewise. i The Mayor regretted that after all j City Engineer Arnold "wrote" his the trouble and expense of getting j thanks to the council for the increase the by-law it was unsatisfactory, j in salary granted him. In another He did ndt believe in th.- thing at all. They were in trouble all the time over it. Mr. Case continued that if the busi- ness firms kept to their own lines it would be easy. But th; drugstores kept everything from to hardware. The Mayor did not see how it could be changed. Neither did Aid. Adams. Aid. Cunningham and the Mayor re- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE BEAD OFFICE, TORONTO B. E. WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager ESTABLISHED 1867 Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED AT ALL BRANCHES DRAFTS AND MONEY ORDERS sold, and money transferred by telegraph or letter. COLLECTIONS made in, aii parts of Canada and. in foreign countries, FOREIGN BUSINESS. Cheques and drafts on the United States, Great Britain and other foreign countries bought and sold. 113 Lethbridge Branch C. G. K. Nourse, Manager communication he made the council aware of tlu fact that in the city work he had been using his own transit and a level borrowed from the A. R. I. Co. The former was out repair and it would be sometime before it would be in use again. He recom.'nded 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 about and respectively. The council thought the'suggestion a good one and ordered it done. Get Guarantee Bonds The city will get guarantee bonds! 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 of as a sum to b- on hand in the city office for incidental ex- penses. A. Hutton presented his bill for being the price of the police uniforms ordered by the city. The account will be paid as soon as cor- tifi-d by the chief of police. Report Chief Gillispic made his usual full report of the police department. Ho reported that there had been 25 men bitter spirit of dis- manifest in any the primary cause, though no stat. ment has been made by any of the executive. was a positive out- burst of disapproval bordering on in- surrection against the committee at the eting this morning, and probably no moj trust lias been thing of a similar nature, and the report is that another meeting will be h W this afternoon, at which the leaders will be openly accused of selling out. Meetings ..will be held at -all divisional points along the system, at which the terms will be considered, and many of those likely to vot nipeg is said ful of any of the western unions, but here it i.s doubtful if the agree- ment will be aec'-pt d by the men in their present mood. James Canton was tried yesterday before Magistrates Humphries and West, on a charge of theft- of linen and cutlery, the property of the Bal- moral hotel. He was found guilty, and sentenced to two months. North Bay, Ont., Sept. Ntsbit-t was killed at Gordon's lum- ber camp yesterday in a runaway ac- cident. He leaves a widow and six children. (From Tuesday's Daily.) At council meeting last-night, steps were taken to-provide a satis- factory day scavenging system for the city. The chief .of.police, the health officer, the solicitor and Mr. E. J. Cook of the Lethbridge Farming Co. had been talking matter over; with the result that the health officer presented a report that a contract be-signed with some party for the removal of the offal, both animal arid vegetable, from -within, th? congested part of the city, viz., that part bound- ed by Baroness EoadjGlyn St., Duff- erin St.. and Gait St. The solicitor had provided the council with a draft of the agreement to be signed and Mr. Cook was on hand to take Up the proposition. According to the proposed agreement, he will remove all the garbage from the defined area' and such other places as may request it for a certain sum of money to be determined. It is to be done in a way satisfactory to the health officer. The aldermen all' thought the scheme a very one. The however, had the idea that perhaps some of the hoiels or restaurants al- ready had contracts for tha removal of the garbage and that this monopoly would not be fair to the parties who were getting'it. Aid. Cunningham thought it good but that it did not go far enough, the whole city should be' included. Mr, Cook explained that this had been discussed with the health officer but that it had been considered too great an expense to-assume just now. Ke expressed a wilingness to remove the garbage from other places that required it. Finally it was left over for further lonsideration. XPW York, Oct. grip nn the American League pennant -was- shaken a trifle today when that ehily_ one game to Chicago, and its percentage f.-U to .386. By .the loss, of the first, game of a with St. Louis Cleveland dropped back one point to .582; Chicago niov- ed into second position with a per-, of .533 by winning 'from troit. In the National Leagu- New York won the first game of a series of three' games from Boston, making New York's percentage .636, while Chi- cago has .541. CITY TO HAVE A MAGISTRATE Expect to Get One For a Small Salary (From Tuesday's Daily.) The city is to have a stipendary magistrate. This decided' upon- after considerable argument at' ths meeting of the city 'council last night. As to who it will be no. de- cision was made hut-they expect to- for fifty or sixty dollars a month. The aldermen figured it-out that it would not take nearly all a, ma-a's time as he would' have to ap- pear at ten o'clock in the morning- and try the cases -on hand and ex-. cspt on rare occasions have nothing' more to-do all-day. They, expect to-, make some "money out of "it by tho saving of the constables' and magis- trates' fees. The salaries of th.e con- stables were not increased the appointment of a magistrate. It- is proposed to give the constables a month the first year and a month the second, the of ser- geants being fixed at FARM LAND A Big Snap GREAT MEETING AT THE HAT Hon. Mr. Oliver Refers to Robbins Irrigation Co. to remain out. Win- t' Bell telephone monopoly, the lumber com- with a mosi hearty reception when he arose to speak. He made no apology for discussing and defending the Liberal platform, the Liberal re- cords, and th.t Liberal principles, on the tariff, on trade, on transportation and on lands. He showed that the Liberals were thu party of the peo- ple, and that the Conservatives, the party of monopolies, trusts and cor- porations. The Crowds Pass Railway, the G.T.P.. and the Hud- son's Bay Railway as parts of the Liberal record in transportation were frilly ex-plaiiK'd, Coming to tho Robbins Irrigation .scheme, Mr. Oliver said that he un- derstood that Mr. Magrath had en- it. "You need not thank Mr. Magrath for said Mr. Oliver, "for he is the .supporter of a party who for political advantage have maligned ;md misrepresented the Robbins scheme, and are pledged to the hilt to destroy this undertaking which means so much to Medicine Hat." Mr. Oliver did .not attempt, to shirk question of the location of the All of Section 8-10- 24 for only per acre, with balance to suit. This section now has a railroad gra- ded through runs just to the river bank where: the large Old Man River bridge is to be built An ex- cellent site for a town. All A 1 wheat land and. can be plowed with steam plow. bine, the eight-hour law, the Work- Strathcona. Horse. As is well known men's Compensation Act, V-re fully explained. The Liberal policy in the Fedora! arena concerning the; la- bor bureau, fair wage clause. Con- ciliation Act, Lemieux Act and tho Department of Labor was discussed barrenness of the Borden policy i the conversion of the Op- position candidate were commented upon. The Minister of th" Interior met Tlu am Medicine Hat hii.s been agitating for the location of this body at their town. Mr. Oliver, however, held out IK> hope that would bo done. He said his personal opinion was that, the money available should bo spent on the volunteer niiiitm and in promoting the militia .spirit and-train- ing among all our young men rather than upon a permanent force. (Continued on Back Page.) W. R. Dobbin His 1 2 Southard Block Jill MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS ;