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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Uthbridge Daily Herald VOL, I. LETHBR I DOC, THURSDAY, OCTOBER I, IMI. NUMBER APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF CHICAGO WINS. ID the final for the National League pennant at New, York this afternoon Chi- cago won by a score of 4 to 2. Annual Meeting Of C P. R. Directors At Montreal SERVED HIM RIGHT. .-fVA- Fmi- tlt, who while intoxicated threw a chiael into a car, seriously uriog a'firl, wag today sentenced to hree yetrt in the penitentiary. DUNCAN MARSHALL WON OVER THE BIG CROWD Montreal, "Oct. was not a tingle word of discuwuon at the twen- ty nprventh annual general meeting of the ahareholders o! the Canadian Pa- cific Railway, held at the. headquarters a} noon today. .The principal the .meeting waa fact that the shareholders gave formal authority to the directors to increase the capital of the com- pany from to the extra fifty dollars worth of stock to-'be issued from time to time as required. Another important .item -that was approved by -the'.adoption of the re- port was the' action of the directors in securing, s.t an approximate oosi of substantial control of the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company, with which the Canadian Pacific have been, interchanging considerable amount of "traffic. GIRL GETS DAMAGES. OtUwa, OnL, Oct. At the Fall Miss Lena Morjan, who lost a leg in a car accident on the Jritannia line in May was award- ed damages to the extent of with costs. LETTER CARRIER ARRESTED. Toronto, Ont., Oct. Love; aged 85, a letter carrier, was arrested tonight on a charge of stealing a money letter. H; has a wife and two children, and was appointed last March. TURKEY RESENTS CRETE'S ACTION BRYAN AND TAFT TOGETHER. At Banquet in CaM of Kind. Chicago, Oct. J. Bryan and W. H. Taft, candidates for. the Presidency of the United States, met tonifht at the fourth annual banquc of the Chicago. Association of Com merce. The meeting is said Co Jhav been the 'first of ite kind. Bryan having been in Chicago all day, waa the'first to arrive at the banqu thall, in. the Auditorium hotel. Ifr. Taft, having delivered a speech at the open- ing of Waterways Conven- tion in the forenoon, went to trarf to deliver another address dur- ing the afternoon, and Chi- the banquet in the meeting had to meet 'in public, Constantinople, Oct.' pro- clamation of the'union of the Islam of Crete with Greece may not be ac cepted by Turkey without retaliation It is reported here today that Turkish Government.'had' ordered four of its warships, which are at presen at Smyrna, to proceed to the islan the word of-Hon. W; S. Fielding and the intelligent elec- tors his word was the prompt reply. _- "A commission' lind been appoint- ed to search country for desired changes to the tariff Everybody had a1, chance rto put inVhis pi.a. Trifling every the banquet halls, thrown togeth.r for the occasion, was occupied "-when the first course waa served, save only a commodious chair reserved for Mr. Taft. high struck roadbed. The engine rolled ditch, followed by the baggage and smoking car. NEW G.N.R. LINE. To Bt Built froriv to Winning Emerson, Oct. survey- ors are here with equipment to lo- cate" th a new line of 'the Great "North- em from Emerson "to "Winnipeg. They started in at which is the union depot for the Great Northern and 3oo Line, to stake-out-the pro- posed route. From Noyes the. stakes had along the west of tiv C.P.R. track through Mayor Wright's .field, and will probably parallel the C? P. R. into the city. The new line will give the Great Northern entry into Winnipeg over its own road, and so sever its connection with the C.N.H. It may result' in the erection of a large union depst by the .C.P.R. and G.N.R. here; FOURTEEN KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION The C5-3-rmanV Afti-r-tne "City Band provided j good programme -rf music, the S. J spectors, weed inspectors, homestead inspectors aud license inspectors, go- ing up and down the country telling dn intelligent electorate how-to vote. Ths Tariff Ditcutsed After telling the audience that they will, hear from Mr. Marshall, one the best campaign speeches they ever heard, the speaker proc.-eded to dea] with the tariff question. "If you av- erage up the rale of duty now anci compare it with the duty levied un- der that horrible system of high pro- tection, you will find that there is a difference of half of one per cent In the average duty was on the hundred dollars while now i is Is that worth discussing Mr. Marshall will say 'think of .th British preference.' But there is no such thing as the 33 1-3 reduction. The sentiment expressed by the Card- stbn who having just listen- ed to Mr. Marshall's praise of the re- Juced tariff, said that it was d-----n strange that every implement cost more today than ever they did is the sentiment every thinking elector. Dr. a.'. Conservative mem- ber introduced a bill to take the duty off all implements and ev.ry West- ern'-Conservative member voted for it although every Liberal member FOUR ITALIANS KILLED. Westbury, Conn., Oct. ating gas leakage into sleeping rooms n an Italian boarding house on Bank St. k-pt by Guissepe Santoro, claim- id four young Italian men for its victims. A Contract Between Town and Canada West Co. TWENTY-FIVE DROWNED. St'. Pierre, Miq., Oct. five men were drowned as the of the foundering of the French fish- ing schooner Junieta on the Grand Banks last w.ek. The sole survivor is the captain of the 'vessel, who man- aged to cling to some planks for sev- eral hours. NEW YORK TIES WITH CHICAGO from the West voted against it in spite of their promises to r.-duce the tariff. That "is promise and fulfill- ment for you. But Mr. Marshall will "say qlhst it was- only a .catch New York, Oct. York and Chicago each having a percentage of .641 in the race for the National League pennant, resulted from the N. w. Yorks' fourth successive defeat- of Boston today. This means that the New York-Chicago game in this city tomorrow will decide who will take the pennant. Pittsburg's percentage is .636. changes the amend- MEN GO BACK TO WORK. Winnipeg, Man., Oct. large number of C.P.R. mechanics are re- turning. Ip work today. The men be- gan to eariy this -morning. The company opened two where the men .could make applica- tion for their old positions. One place was'in a tent just west of the main gate, the other in V car near the stores d partment. As early aa Richford, Vermont, Oct.- ruins of the grain elevator, which ex- ploded and burned yjsterday, "caus- ing the death of more than a dozen employees, were burning too fiercely at dawn to permit of a search for the bodies being made.. A careful can- vass was mad3 among those who es- caped indicated that the "death list had been increased 'to fourteen, as Klmer Drazer, a foreman, could1 "not found. __'_ Early today the residence of E: H. Price, close to ruins, caught fire and was bringing the total loss from the elevator fire to present of-tU2. Young Liberal club, under whosi auspices the meeting was held, opened the meeting with pithy speech in which-he'wel- comed the large audience and took the; success, of the me .ling as ah in- 'dication of the success of the cause Qf Liberalism in Leth- tJsingV the mottoes the spoke of how Hon. Frank Oliver had -proved himself "ThV West's Best of. the great work that Laurier had done and what the. work, was that 'the ment were so satisiactorv that they t.- the House without a division." "'_ The Galbraith boasted of the big surpluses, ''in pbstoffice depart- ment, then for: God's-sak.' why don't ACTIYiTYAT ROYAL (M they postoflice in this city. (Applause-.) -to WorkingmVn "denied; -that- ot'the Mminigratiohv De- partment, the speaker 'id welt _ 'upon the development of the West iis "proof of excellent management. TKe Lib- erals abandoned the "system; -of; Don- using people to class of immigrants was "In- stead they had paid men'; tof get; good settlers. It was under Hthe Liberal admiuistration that theVWestV best settlers, the thrifty well-to-do Americans had-started com- ing to Canada. Thi land was placed in the hands of the settlers, and not given to railway which policy had been responsible, for the OU.V4. LAW V KCAKAW' MlAVf people should allow him to finish, great in the-.West In SERYIA EAGER Belgrade, Oct. -The clamor for war with Austria-Hungary becaus> of the occupation of Bosnia and Hersc- 8 o'clock a crowd of two hundred of i govina, w growing here the men who have been out on strike surrounded the two registration -places. Many of them went into work as soon as their names were placed on thi books. SIR WILFRID'S DECLARATION. Toronto, Oct. Rev. Dr. Chown, Temperance and Moral So- ciety of the Methodist church, who and scenes of wild enthusiasm are be- ing witnessed on the streets of Bel- grade. This morning a mob de- monstrators forced its way to precincts of the and demand- ed to see King Peter. The attitude of the crowd so threatening" that troops and gcnd'anncs finally had to be called out. They surrounded the palace, and wrote, urging the political leaders to j charged several times before the mob pwrify public life, has received a re- ply from Premier Laurier, in which he says: "I fully appreciate the deep interest you take in ttu welfare of the country, and quite agree with yon that the question of purity in elec- tions is one ol paramount import- ance." and of the victory that would come from the support of the electors giv- en to Laurier, Oliver and Simmons. Dr. Galbraith Speaks First The chairman introduced Dr. Gal- braith'as a representative citizen oi Lethbridge, one of its ex-mayors7 Al- though "subjected to a good deal cf organized" heckling, the Doctor made a good campaign speech and got of his interrupters. In-opening d that it should be the of every citizen to support good government and for tb-it reason he was present in support oi .Mr.1 Simmons as a supporter of the Laurier administration. "I have nev- er heard of any absolutely government since the time of said the speaker, "and I do not doubt but what flaws could have been found in it. But.'the Laurier Government has so nearly perfect that any faults found had to be found with a microscope and magnified to be seen. In both departments of the du- ties of government, the strictly busi- n-.ss administration and .the legisla- Government had mad.: good and had given good, clean, honest, progressive government. Departments of administration that had under the former Conservative regime constant sources of loss were under the good management of the Liberal Government paying good dividends conclusion he to the 'elec- tors present to supporv'-'the Govern- ment that had done so" much .to in- crease the wealth of the people, had made such satisfactory conditions in the country and had -increas d its prestige so greatly among the na- tions of the world. Opposition Speaker v "Or.e of the fundamental principles of said the chairman in introducing Mr. Ives, "is, fair and equal discussion aiul we arj pleased to have with us Mr. Ives to dis- cuss the political questions from the standpoint." Mr. Ives acknowledged" the very hearty reception tendered him 'as'a tribut- to Mr. Magrath on whose behalf he appeared. He congratulat- ed the Liberal party on -having such a promising young speaker as the chairman and looked forward to the time when thf Liberal party would not have to brinj: their speak -rs in from outside. Following the example of the chair- man, he discussed briefly the mot- toes that adorned the walls saying that if thc Limner Governm >nt had done as it ought to -done, Lau- rior would not bt- hat in hand on his would disperse- The patriots arc to thc of much dissatisfied with the tone of the protest of Servia against thc oc- VANCOUVCR'S PARK. Ottawa, Ont., Oct. order-in- council has been passed giving to the city of Vancouver a perpetual lease of Stanley Park, one of the fin- est natural parks on the continent, and famous among tourists all over the world. cupation Bosnia and Hers govina. They declare it lacks vigor, and does not represent the feeling of the na- tion, which would rather go to war than to acquiesce to the act of Aus- trift-Hungary. There is a steady How of tel grams from the interior assuring the Government of the sup- port in the money, men and arms in the event of hostilities. SUICIDE AT ST. JOHN. St. John, N.B., Oct. Camp- bell, aged 61, committed suicide to- day by drinking carbolic acid, spondency was the SIR THOS. COMING WEST. Montreal, Oct. that he has finished his business in connection with the annual meeting of the C P. R. shareholders, Sir Thomas Shaughnessy will start on his annua tour of inspection of the company's De- j lines in Western Canada, either to- motrow or Saturday morning. D partmsnU Well Managed In proof of this lu- inst.nnc.ed the party was' opposed to' the construc- tion of P. but said thai they were, opposed "to the way 'in which it ,vas. built. If the people were to pay. of the cost, they well pay the other tenth .ind. own tlie road. He admired the business-acumen of business men that the eastern part of the road would cost and afterward found that it would cost Th> attention of the working men was called to the fact that lives were being-sacrificed on the construction of-the road, because the Government contractors were using inferior blasting powder that was fused by the G. T: -P. contractors and that the Alien Labor Act was enforc- ed only to suit rthe convenience of the corporations. The Limits The statement of Hon. Frank Oli- ver that square niil.s of timber limits had been sold by tliR_ Con- servative Government .was described as u half truth. The fact was that regulations were such demanding operation that only square miles was in th.-ir hands when the Con- servatives went out of office. The timber berth acquired by H. Cow- nn, of Prince Albert, came in for par- ticular attention as an instance where T. A. Burrows got a rake-off. To prove his sincerity and information in regard to the tinib.r deals shown up by Mr. Ames, Mr.'Ives offered to give 1100 to the Hospital and another to the Trades Labor Council if his statements. were proved to be false." Development In Southern Alberta "I was nmused to hear 'our best friend' talk of the great development brought about by his department in the West, and I wondered who it that started thai great in Southern' Alberta. It occur- .rtrd to me thiit C. A. Magrath was the Things continue to look bright for the Royal City. The first house to be erected on the town site was start- td yest.Tday. Ten iota have been sold. Work on the slope is being pushed by three_'shifts. .The'contract has been let for" the erection of a new looms. Two gentlemen desirous of building general stores, and the "company have applications from three gentlemen for a permit to build a hotel. Taber, Oct. town council met last night in regular session in the council chambers and transact- ed a large a.nount of important busi- ness. Therj were present, Mayor Douglas; Councilmen Davis, Ham- mer, Campbell and Wood. A discussion on the articles of agree niL-nt- between the municipality of the town of Taber and the Canada West Coal Co., Ltd., referred to the company lighting up the town with power furnished by said company was concufYed in by the two parties, the company being represented by its manager, V. S. Kidd. The said com- pany agrees to install as. early as possibb an electric lighting system throughout the said municipality for the purpose of providing adequate light oa the streets within the muni- cipality as well as dwellings, stores, and all places of business situated therein. The company also agrees to supply pol s for the proper ODOD supply poles of the proper dimen- sions, wires and all necessary labor for such installation. The prices for lights will be 60c psr month for 16 candle power on, which a discount of 10 per cent, will be allowed if paid within 10 days from date-of bill. A flat rate to the municipality of p.r month for each 'arc light of five amperes, providing six or more arc lights of five amperes are used. The trins of the agreement shall b.- for a teruf of five years, after which it, shall hi renewed or a new contract entered into between the company and. the municipality. RUSHCOKTINUES DISTRICT R. H. Owen, oi the 0. W. Kerr Co., and Mrs.. ;the city, the latter being on her way to Edmonton to visit her-daughter. Mr. Owen says that the whole of. the Cameron ranch has been sold .and already th owners of the property have seuded over six.hundred acres in winter wheat. A number of the buyers are to settle ori the land this fall and next spring.. He reports that the people are flocking to their offices in the States, and it seems impossible knees begging the people to allow him to go back another term to fin- ish his work. The people would have been glad to send him back. His work he said wn.-> to destroy tlu few remaining planks of his 1893 plat- form. "Whore is the cabinet of pre The chief of the Fire Department passed ia his resignation which was accepted r V. ordered installed iu the police office. The town, constable was granted permission to' carry when :in discharge of his duties. The Works and Property committee were authorized to call a meeting of ratepayers to discuss the advisa- bility oi haying the cemetery survey- ed, fenced and placed in respectable shape. The license collector was instruct- ed to collect all unpaid licenses at once. The following resolution of condo- li-nce was. then read, a copy of which is to be forwarded to Mrs. John Bar- ton: "Resolved that the council place on record its great appreciation of th valuable services rendered to our town by the late John Barton, and that the council extend its heart- felt sympathy to the bereaved widow and family." Adopted From the hours of 10 until 12 o'- clock noon on October 12th, is the time set.for the nomination of a can- to keep them back from Southern Al- bertfl. Th.' rush of American settlers will be greater than ever it has been to' tins part of the country. S. S. BUILDING TO BE BUT Work on the erection of the Church of England Sunday school building didatc to fill 'th.- vacancy caused by ;he death of John Barton. Thnshing for this season is nearly completed. Mr. C. C.. Collett is clear- ing up all that remains in town and is doing excellent work. The concert and dance which took place in the library building at thj Taber Mine Monday evening last, for the bonefit of the new library, was .1 swell- affair. Upwards of 150 of Tiber's elite society were in attend- anc'. will be commenced at once. This] building when completed, besides bo- ing a CIVIL SERVANT DEAD. Montreal, Oct. Robertson, r, I chief clerk of the Ontario D.-partment Sunday school room, will be' i TT lot Immigration, died tonight, usxl for .ill the midweek meetings. v postolfico department. The annual j miors that Laurior started deficits of former times had been tasked. "All dead fither morally or changed to substantial surpluses in {physically. Movral is d-ad; Prefon- year except the first two yfars succeeding the old Government. This had been done not by increasing the taxation but by reducing it. Thc postage had been reduced, the city delivery lower, and the num- ber of increased. Another department that showed taine is dead; Kmmcrson is kicked out; so is Hymsni; Sifton was drop- ped, bnt finding that there was some coal oil and gas in the West lie is trying to g t back in to blanket them. _man who commenced it. (Cheers.) I do not know that he got any assist- ance from this Government. The next to bring those most d sirable American settlors were the 0. W. Kerr Co. and the land men such as Hatch and Coons and C. K. Daniel. They have put tho svttlers where w< want d thorn. The City Council and the Board of Trado have had to take lip tlu' immigration work because it was impossible to get tlu- settlers to off IK.TC o-s they were going right through to Edmonton. They got their idea of this country, if they h ard ol Mr. Simmons is appealing to yon to send him to support the outfit." then res ntod having the mango in- it at all, from the man H.itcourt who dr'scribod this district as an arid (Continu d on Page Three.) HEAR MR C A. MAGRATH TOMORROW NIGHT IN OLIVER'S HALL AT P. ML For the past few Sunday evenings people have been unable to secure seats in iiie ciiurch, out tne addition o the church will be completed be- er.- next Sunday, and there will be mple accommodation. The church will, when completed, lave more than double the seating opacity that it formerly hadr The vestry has been altered and the space or the organ enlarged. Wood fibre las been placed on the walls, so that the efforts o! the choir will meet with better success. New seats will ar- rive soon, and in the meantime chairs will be us The architect for both the Parish hall -and the addition to the church is the pastor of the church, Rev. J. S. Chivers. He was 25 years iu the civil service, and at one time editor of the Catholic Tri- BROKER DISAPPEARS. Vancouver, B.C., Oct. J. Gwynn, of Vancouver, a well known stock broker, has disappeared. The last heard of him was in San Fran- cisco. He had in cash with him, and may have met with foul play. WILL REMAIN IN OFFICE. Ottawa, Ont., Oct. Scott, who waa recently appointed assistant chief of the Board of Railway Com- missioners, will in all probability continue to occupy the mayoralty chair till the end of the TO OPPOSE GEO. TAYLOR. Delta, Out., Oct. 7.-South Leeds Liberals today nominated W. C. Fre- denburgh for the Commons. DEMOCRAT ELECTED. Atlanta, Ga., Oct. from today's election indicate that Joseph M. Brown, Democrat, has carri d the State for governor a plurality of between sixty and eighty thousand. WAIT TILL AFTER ELECTIONS. Halifax, N.S., Oct. trial of Alonzo Bayne, the famous Colchester election case, was called today befor.- Judge Longley, but the prosecution declined to go on. They said it not be a good time dxiring an elt-c- tion campaign to try the case. Eayne waa discharged on his own r.cogniz- ance to appear in June if called. ;