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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. LETHBRIOQE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1909. NO. MAY BE BIG STRIKE WINNIPEG A All Building Trades May Quit Work At Once CHIEF JUSTICE DEAD Montreal, Que., Oct. Henri Taechereau, Chief Jus- tice of the Court of the King's -Bench, Quebec, k 'dead at Montreveny, near Paris, where he had gone for his health. Winnipeg, Oct. general strike of all the union brick- layers and masons of the city is likely to-be called contractors who are still holding out against the demands of the Carpenters' Union do ..not concede the men's demands "with- in the next few days. Such a strike would completely tie up most of the now under 'construc- tibn and with winter so near at hand the consequences might be serious, i meeting of carpenters has) been called for Thursday next and it .was learned from a reliable source ..that the be discussed at this meeting is that of a general against fair and unfair shops alike to force .the hands those con- who have not-yet signed agreement presented by the 'men's' re- The bricklayers and .masons ;have for some time -been con- .sidering' the question of coming out j in. sympathy- with' the carpenters and j it is understood that .they are now only "waiting for "the sanction of their international union, which would mean that a strike here would be fur- nished headquarters before throwing the power of their organiza- tion on the side of the carpenters. WINNIPEG TO RAISE A MILLION Winnipeg, Man., Oct. to her faith in the national importance of Canada's exposition to in 1912, Winnipeg has guaranteed to raise a-million dollars for the big event. A. resolution passed by the city council Monday voiced the approval of that body of the exposi- tion project and the council's support of a grant by the city. The exposition committee will raise another half "million and apply once for a corporation charter. at CM. TO TAP BIG COAL FIELDS MR. MAGRATH OPPOSED TO NAVY Believes, There Will Soon Be No Neces- sity For It Planning To Build a Branch Line West Of Edmonton Ottawa, Om., Oct. A. Ma- grath, Conservative member for Med- cine Hat, will oppose the proposal o begin the construction "of the Can- adian navy. He takes the ground hat Canada should make annual con- ribution to the British and bat" arrangement should be made hat in ten years, if necessity of a avy should be apparent, contrihu- lons ahould be returned to Canada] n equivalent form of ships or aim -ament. Mr. Magrath does not be- lieve any interest for the Dominion plunged into compe- tition with the powers in navy build- ing, and believes in ten years war will cease to exist and that then there will be no necessity of Can- ada having oner of her own. CONSERVATIVE LEADER DEAD Halifax, N. S., Oct. The death occurred in Windsor, of II Charles, S. Wilcox, member of Hants in the Legislature, and 9m leader of the Conservative Opposition in the House. Mr. Wilcox was a prominent member of the Church of Eng- I 4k land. In politics, he ,was a strong. Conservative, and had twice led the Opposition forces in the local House I DESPONDENT WIFE'S DEATH Ont., Oct. ;J Orpen, 63. years old formerly weight the main pumping station commited suicide by shooting him- self this morning. Despondency over the death wife was the ausa. EDMONTON DISTRICT CROPS' (Special to the Herald) Edmonton, Oct. Canadian Northern Railway is making prepara- tions to'tap with a branch line the Edmonton, Oct. pro-! Brazeau coal fields in the foothills of vincial Department of Agriculture Rockies west of Edmonton, and haA submitted an official report on t wnicn furnish the__coal supply for the, JEdmonton district crops of- Canadian NorthenThaul over the which shows the net increase ia acre-1 Rockies through the under cultivation to be mam line Edmonton to acres.- This total increase is distribut- i The coal reserves are ed, as follows: Fall wheat, 379 by McKenzie and Mann. -barley oats i A Party of surveyors headed by a yith, decreases ;Jn spring floca-ting .engineer sent in from -the and flax 1121 Caves' here tomorrow morning where the" CHILDREN BURNED TO DEATH Vonda, Sask., Oct. child- ren of a Galicia'n settler, Nicola Loc- otchin, living 12 miles north, of Von- da, were .burned to death last night. Montreal, Oct. children of Eugene Fournier, of St. Henri de Levis, were burned Their parents were-out milking cows tihe house destroyed. COLD :DIP AND, A SNOW FALL Fort William, .Ont., Oct. i first snow of the season came this DETROIT WINS TO NIL England Montreal, Oct. spcciaPLon- don cable says Edward William Bed- ford gave himself up to the police here today on confession that "he had murdered Ethel Kinrade by shooting at Hamilton, Ont., last February, at the instigation of another -man, whose name he says he has forgotten but who gave him Oct. official infor- mation has been received- here from London regarding confession of Bed- ford to the murder of Ethel Kinrade at Hamilton. Disposition in official circles is to believe .that Bedford Is simply trying to work a free passage to Canada. ELECTIONS IN B. C. Vancouver, B. C., Oct. According to an announce- ment tonight the general elec- tion will take place the end of November or the beginning of December. FINE WINNIPEG HOME BY FIRE Winnipeg, Man., Oct. The mag- nificent new residence of W. E. Hum- phries on the' corner of 'Harvard Ave- lue and Wilton Street, Fort Eouge, vas destroyed by fire early this morn- ng. The structure was just nearing SHERMAN WAS COID WATER ADVOCATE completion, some -of the workmen be- ng still engaged in it. The cost when finished was to be It otal loss. There vhas been of work done on it and surance carried was fas held by Mr. Humphries. Rose From the Ranks To a High Position In Union (Special to Fernie, Oct. H. Sher- man, whose death was briefly 18 in the Herald Again Tied In Series Of Games With Pittsburg wheat of acres, acres. FIRE AT WINCHESTER, N. Y. Winchester, N. Y., Oct. swept central-part of' Winchester! which for Wolf Creek, branch line into, the Brazeau fields will .leave-the main line. main line was _ located west of Edmonton into the Yellowhead two years. The Detroit, Oct. 'cold weather for baseball greeted the en- thusiasts as -they their Bennett Park for the fourth game of .he championship series between Hittsburg and Detroit, which was scheduled for "today. The sun shone brightly but a-brisk and chilly wind prevailed. The eagerness of the National Com- mission and the players of both teams to avoid aW delay to bringing; morning" when a cold rain turned I the trying series to a finish, how- ALTAR ON'THE SHIPS Montreal, Oct. is .announced here today that C. P. R. decided to place altars and all appurtenances on Empress liners for "priests to cele- brate mass when crossing Atlantic. The Plenary council'will consecrate them on board at end of October. COMMITTED FOR TRIAL Toronto, Oct. Mabel Tur- ner was committed for trial on the .charge of murdering the infant of Mrs. Anthers. this, morning, -causing a loss of.. 000. A REPLY TO ASSESSOR CURRIE is to tap the fields on the Brazeau will be 75 miles. in. length. The engineer who is-to lo- cate the branch will complete his work this fall, but has no definite- statement to make as to when con- struction will be carried forward. The coal on the Brazeau is similar first into sleet'and then into-snow. There was not sufficient, "however, to show on the ground. .fRegina, 'Oct. heavy, snow fall is reported for thirty miles east of here, and scattered flurries east of that to Brandon. There' is almost one inch on the level here. Winnipeg, Oct. dip in the weather which commenced Sunday at noon continued yesterday and last night. There is at present little sign of abatement. The first snow of the season fell yesterday and while it to that at the head of the Pembina! was -very light, it remained on the reported Canadian from west Lethbridge, Oct. 12, 1909. Editor Lethbridge Herald Sir -reference to Mr. Cur- rie's letter in, last night's issue, and in1 justice to those he blames to cover his own. inability to perform the du- -ties entrusted .to him, we desire to 1 "state- that the council had no alter- native but to adopt the form of tax notices were issued this year, owing to the backward condi- tion of his work, which he now claims he had not time to do, but which- he always assured the council would be completed in a satisfactory manner in de specified time. He was not ready to insert the ar- Tears until four, days previous to the wtime .limit, and he received the list the day he asked for same. He has never complained to the council of any detriment to perform- ing the -duties of his office, but per- sistently 'assured them' that -the work would be done, and the finance com- mittee on its own initiative called him to. task on the 5th. of -October to account. for the unsatisfactory con- dition of affairs, caused' chiefly by in- in the huge areas owned by the Pa- cific Pass Coal Company, and which will be opened up by a branch of the Grand Trunk Pacific running south- west from Pembina. There is enough coal in the Braz- eau fields to supply the engines of the Canadian Northern for practice ally all time to come. It is probable that construction on i the branch will not be carried for-' ward until the line west of Edmon-' ton is extended west to' the moun- tains. The main line is now being located through the Yellowhead anfl down the North Thompson to Kam-, loops, thence to Vancouver. It is! f understood-; that construction will bej tuOuS iD carried forward west of Edmonton on J the main, line next year. ground in spots. Chilly weather is many places in the extending, from Great Lakes to the foothills of the the PENNY POSTAGE WITH FRAME RIOT AT BALL GAMS ion Hot Headed Rooter Started a Regular! Ottaw in so- hard t.n smta'Mo tobacco the they will be practically out running. If Pittsburg leads. of' cure with se- hard to secure a suitable site. But by} whether there is anything in the two games today Detroit's chances agreements adversely affecting Amer- will not amount to much. Manager his team caa win the next game, and tie the series with two'games each, Detroit will quel to the .conclusion of the new Franco-Canadian trade treatv. fitting se- have an excellent-chance of winning will go about erecting a here'" ican interests or in conflict with the principle of equal opportunity x to which the powers are pledged. While this investigation .was pro-! {Continued on Page Five.) C. B. BOWMAN, Chairman -Finance. GEORGE M. HATCH, Member Finance Com. "E. ADAMS, Member Finance Com. FIRE AT MINNEAPOLIS Minneapolis.' Mi'.in., Oct. firemen were seriously injured and -property to the value of was destroyed, wVn the Oxford Hotel was burned to the ground .last night. There were 50 guests in the -which occupied the .third and fourth floors of the th? fire was discovered. All esca; most of'their belongings. BUILDING PERMITS The following building permits were taken out this morning. Elias Adams a store building on. Westminster Road for and Juhn Sausik, a dwelling on. Duke street for Westminster Road- is fast becoming- important as ;i business street. Wilfrid LaPicrrc, a cheese maker of Sheffordvale. Que., was fined at' Granby for incorporating a quanlttr of inferior or worthless cheese in thrt centre of several new cheeses during the' process. of manufacture. MONEY FOR MONTREAL Ottawa, Ont.. Oct. is reported here that the govern- ment will at the next session of Parliament ask for author- ity to loan the Montreal Har- bor Commission a year for the next 12 years, maKhg a total of the money to be tused for im- proving Montreal Harbor.' ceeding Mr. Crane, minister to China came to the department, and while there was informed by one of the clerks that such an examination was being made. Without consultation with" acting secretary or any other, responsible officer of the de- par tmtmt, and without the knowledge of authority of any one connected with the Mr. Crane gave out a newspaper story to the effect j that his government was preparing to protest against some'features of the agreements and that the promul- gation of the protest the return of an official. -Jio was 'th formulate it. Out of "r. Crane's resignation was :iceopt..i tion. LETHBRIDGE COMPANY-, INCORPORATED Ottawa. Oct. Canada Ga- zette last wfek contains the name of the Citizens' Lumber Co. of Leth- bridge among the list ;cf .incorporated with a capital 'of of determining as soon as a site can be secured we j nouses suffered considerable" damage. j It will'be probably several weeks j fore they will be able to resume op- erations. The city jail is filled to overflowing with vandals captured br the militia and police last night. Thieves began operations as soon as the fury of the storm abated, the wrecking of the electric light plant having plunged the city into dark- ness. The mayor immediately to.ik stringent measures to cope with situation proclaimed martial law. The Key West Guards were called out and patrolled the streets during the night. The U. S. govern- ment has been called on for assist- ance in the storm swept territory. Hundreds are homeless today and are being cared for in churches, schools and other roomy structures which-escaped the fury of the storm. Rations are being distributed by'the city and it is expected help will arrive during the day from the state. CAUGHT AT VANCOUVER Vancouver, B. C., Oct. hr Canadian Bureau on Sat- urday night caused the arrest of one of the alleged robbers who. was im- plicated in the daring mid-day; holcl- xip of the- Canadian Express agent at Truro, N. S., on May I5th. He w.ii going under the namei of'-Burgess .ind the resemblance in his writing to the signature on a number of money or- ders cashed capture. in the- city led to hi? ;