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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta.t Thursday, October Number 2o7 FOUNDATIONS OF STRIKE CRIMINAL President of .France De- nounces the Railway Strikers SEINE THE SAVIOR Food Being Taken Up The River From The Sea Paris, Oct. strike of railway, whidi threatens to spread through France, was denounced to- day by Premier Briand, as an.insur- rection upon criminal founda- tions. The premier said the strike was called while negotiations going on through himself and minister of public -works for an ad- justment, of grievances and he prom- ised -that the instigators of the strike would be criminally prosecuted. The River Seine, which in January .tlm-a toned to destroy Paris, now looms up in the role of a saviour, Tht? government has made arrangements to- rush food supplies to Paris from j the requisitioning all tug-boats i PREPARING FOR CANADIAN NAVY Building Secured for Naval College at Halifax Houses Ready Halifax, Oct. for the accommodation here of the At- lantic division of the Canadian navy arc shaping out and may be expected to proceed more rapidly after the offi- cials of the navy department are lo- cated. -80 far Harvey, the agent here of the Marine and Fisheries De- partment, has been Booking .after tin: naval division interests as well. The work of altering the hospital build- ing with the dockyards io make it suitable for naval college purposes has begun. It will be used until the one day "before polling day. This college buildings proper on the ad-1 and innovation and has taken the oppo house grounds are-ready. The sition by surprise. ON OCTOBER 22 Nomination the Day Be- Surprising Action (Special to the Fernie, Oct. R. Ross. K. C., M.P.P., and newly appointed min- ister of lands in ;the provincial cab- met, returned to from Vic.toria and town last night plunged at once into the campaign for re-election. Ross' headquarters has been estab- lished and the Conservative Associa- tion has taken off its coat and gotta to work. The election will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22nd, the nomina- tion taking place on Friday, the 21st. dav. FOR Well Known Local Law- yer Gets Important Position WILL LEAVE CITY marine and fisheries 'department offi- cials and employees who occupied the houses in the yards, have vacated them in accordance with an order is- sued some time ago and excepting one or tv.-o cars the -houses' are now all available for .the naval staff. Commander Martin, who r is to be captain of the dockyard, is were i expected here in about' a week, tho ERECTING BIG PLANING MILL and barges to 'meet the crisis brought i CfQY.4-_ J about, by the stoppage of the railway j UIJi service and case. the food- market, vh'ich is already hard hit. Some-Employaes Not Out The employees of the Eastern and the Paris, Lyons and Mediterranean Railways have no'tVyet responded to the call to strike and the govern- ment's weapon of mobilization has .induced some of those employed on th-e Northern Road to return "to their .positions. Nevertheless, the Northern and Western roads arc prostrated. ThV'cali to the colors has been ig-" at- -mass meetings'.held today "the strik- ers reiterated their-, determination not respond to (he call.. Much the West- the strikers and their supporters .'have, held up-'-'anid tie-- railed trains; blodccd; tracks, aestroy- South Alberta Lumber Go's. Plant Work has been commenced on the sash and -door factory and planing mill, which is being built by the South Alberta Lumber'., oa" Sec- ond Avc., south, just east of the Im- perial Oil .Co.'s property. W. .'R. Virtue has the" contract-for the building which amounts 000. The building is to "be .sixty by one. hundred and .fpjty, feet, with a full, -basement. and" :tw'b store vs. The found'ationJwill be. of and walls of The- con- tract-calls for the "building l- When fully telephone.; and telegraph ..'government has; ordered, a leaders and- instruc-r tions have been "issued to the troops to use severe, measures wherever tiie occasion requires'. Strike is Spreading Oct. Paris, Lyons and Mediterranean and the Orleans lines' employees late last night voted to as also did the employees of the Paris subway, who deem this be the finest in the prairie provinces. When ;an" Ml operation the mill will furnish, em- ployment for fifty or" sixty; Work -was commenced -on "the .exca- vation several days- ago and several hundred loads of earth had been." re- inovp-d when it, was decided-'that the building would .be too close to the Imperial Oil Co.'s tanks'so the men A. Bleasdell is returning officer and has sent out the proclamation to all polling places. At_ present- there are but two candi- dates in sight, Mr. Ross and .1. W. Socialist candidate. Just what might happen if another candidate should Center the lists on nomination day, is hard to predict. as it would be a very difficult thing to print and "distribute ballots for a thirrj man upon a. few hours' notice. The election will be held' on the old voters' lists; the new oae not, Slaving .been revised. There .are about names still on the old list and some'01 the voters have gone out of the district but they can vote if they return. Ths fight will be an interesting one though short. Mr.- Ross feels confi- dent of a laxge majority but" the So- cialist candidate and his.', friends claim they will defeat the mew minisT tcr handilv. A GIGANTIC TORCH Denver, Oct. fires which swept Big Chief mountain, yesterday today jumped to Big S-heep mountain, and tonight that peak is a. gigantic torcn, sending its flames high into the air. THRILLING SCENES ATMONTREAttlRE Montreal, .Oct.. business concerns, including banks; Appointment Will Mean His Removal to Calgary Ottawa, Oct. is learn- ed from a, semi-official source here- that W. C.. Simmons of Lethbridgft, appoint- ed a; judge; .of-the .-Supreme Court, of Albterta. The selec- tion .was madcfby the cabinet .at Ottawa yesterday and it is 'understood that at the same time Judge Scott, who has been on Jthev bericn for many years, was. promoted to the position" of Chief Justice, va- cated by .the retirement of :Hon. A. L.; Sifton. Mr. Simmons' "appointment takes effect It will necessitate from Lethbridge .to either Calgary or Edmontbri, X'.js.robably the former place, -U-'s the cus- tom for ther Supreme Court judges to icither one or other of thote" cities. PLANS FOR BIG BISHOPS CHANGE WAREHOUSE THEIR DECISION Senator Melvin-Jones and j Party Visited the City Appoint a Committee To Investigate Faith Healing Senator L. Melvin-Jones, of Toron-j Cincinnati, Oct. ulc jn0st to, president of the Masscy-I important session that-'it has held Harris Implement '.Company, and j thus far. the house, of bishops of party, arrived in the city yeste'rday Protectant Episcopal convention here' afternoon in their private car "Com-! this ;nol onlv reversed the m'onwealth." Among those in the] party .were: A. W. Trickey, 01 a Alberta manager "of the company. C i refused to pass decision of a few ago when it -amcndmfnt to the RAIN FELL ON BURNING FOREST May Be Enough to Re- move Danger of .Fifes Renewing II. Whntaker, Winnipeg constitution providing for suffragan CiOVFRNOR Geo. Forsyth, Re-gina manager, Hugh J bishops, but shortly after creating Aird, Saskatoon manager, and Hcr-jthf new suffragan bishops passed ni _____ bert Bjiker, Edmonton manager. arranging for'a committee Tho Herald found Senator Mclvin-j to investigate faith..hva ling by means .Jones with Mr., Trickey, Mr. Aird j of' prayer or suggestion. The, suf- and others pouring over maps of j iragan bishop '.quotation, had com? Southern Alberta, an-d blue prints of! before "the house of bishops last week their proposed now distributing ware-'; after thf house of deputies bad adopt- hoiisp a.t nnint. Jsnrmtfir. Mclvin- frl it. Tho- tV-ii -time Men Carried Boys Miles Through Fire Swept Couritrx Beaudette, Minn., 12.' __ _.., the of Governor Ebqr- depended altogether on bow he found j of 00 to 31, itjre-quired votes to j hart an-d -other state" o.fScials; the.prospects for next season, whath- j carry the -The amendment! Pacing of adjutant general Wood charge of t-li-e situation; bouse at this point. Senator it- The vote at "that. however, ,-while admitting that i close. Today it was brought up the-company had planned to a special" order of business the building this fall, said that it j was adopted after a debate by a vote and iy a good opportunity io obtain now excavating on-the east' side isfaction_of a number of demands for v.-hich they have been agitating for some time past. The effect of the strike -on the two roads mentioned is 2-ot yet perceptible. It is pointed out. however, that the engineers on the the property. HEAVY GRAIN SHIPMENTS AT FORT WILLIAM Fort William, Ont., Oct. lines do not reside in Paris. They j shipments to-day arc the'heaviest will therefore take their trains out but 'abandon them when they reach their own town, after spreading the strik-r order enroutc. Warrants were issued tonight for fhe arrest of fifty- two of the strike leaders. Government is Firm Paris; Oct. French gov- ernment, is meeting the situation re- sulting from the general strike of railroad employees with a firmness that challenges the adnliration of even those sympathize with the men in their demands for a minimum wage of SI a day. Five of the most influential wore placed under arrest today, in fulfilment of Premier Brian el's promise to punish the agitation. The National joad Union has succeeded in thor- oughly demoralizing the service on the Nortlu-'in and the Western sys- tems, but it had less success in the Eastern and Southern lines. The situation this morning showed little change fiom that of yesterday. The mobolization railroad reservists decree by t'hc government is proceed- ing; Th-e men have responded in large numbers, but as yet they have not .ord-cred to take, up "the work of tlie strikers. The strike is effective on the West- rrn roaci leading to -Lemans and Brest, Cherbourg, Havre, and Dirppe and on 'the Northern, road vjatrndinjr to Amiens, Boulogne and Calais. It has failed up to ihis afternoon on southern divisions. Dijon, Chil- the season, bushels wheat having been taken out of Fort William in the past twenty-four hours. About busies went to dentists, dressmakers and others "were., wiped out, three men escap- cd caught on top of the building, and several firemen sustain- ed severe injuries-at a fir-e early this morning, which practically wiped out the King's Hall, situated 'on St: Catharines street, west, between Montreal, bushels to ton and the rest to Buffalo. Kings- TELEGRAPH TO PEACE RIVER -feace River Crossing, Oct telegraph line reached this point on tue. sixth instant. Quite a gathering of tbe residents was held at the place in tfie evening where the office was cut in and much friendly rivalry ex- isted as to who sliould have the honor of transmitting the first message. Everyone without exception expressed tuemselves as being highly delighted with realization, of ofle of the winter! Drummond and street, in the heart of the up-town-business' area. John Jones and Edward Coates. were asleep in the building when the fire broke out and whose" -escape was cut off were forced to the roof of the building and created, quite a lot. of excitement before being rescued by the firemen. Dr. H, H. Adams, dentist, who happened to be in. his office when the fire broke out, also had a thrilling escape, being, forced to descend from the third storey' by- er it, would be gone-ahead with at i now'becomes the present time.. He had heard that! Southern Alberta had received heavy i rains .recently and that-the winter j rfinirA wheat was. coming up and tlie acre-j I Vf SI age large. Coming from Swift IT v rent, however, from where they had come yesterday morning; had been unable to see a great quantity from the train. He was glad to hear of it nevertheless. He was particu- larly pleased to hear that iLethbridge had every prospect tf securing the .big International Dry Farming Congress in 1912. certainly be a big thing for Western Canada and Leth- bridge, ho said. Senator Melvin-Jones and party left this morning On a side trip to Cards- ton over the, A. ,R. I. They will return this afternoon and then go west and north to Calgary and Ed- monton. Although. Senator Melvin- Jones 'makes an annual trip west, it is two "-years ago since he was last in Southern Alberta and Lethbridge. Supposed; to Be Implic- ated in Los Angeles T' 1 limes Wreck San Francisco, Oct. 13 militia men and' jniore provisions and 1 will- be taken "up ori the "arjrival i Ernest of V' tional director. of the Red Mr. who of the relief rilVIlLlJ i sudi disasters: as-" I" Francisco is- ___ tomorrow ta branch of the Red-Gross the benefitf-'.bf his wi-de urn such matters. Rain .Fell -Heavily Rainy Oct. ter ten "o'clock tonight 'a i' derstor m by -rain" -1 ?'Tt TJlT.-fli- >'nw over Rai-jjy River 'and I on-e hour "later purchased the. dynamite which: is believed-.to have'.been- used in blowing up the. Los-Angeles Times i are sleeping in tents it Trill-. dampenl down the fires which arc-" still- smoul-- in the dis-trict and: itv tinues -may; quench them" ItNKSHEIS ..Calgary, Oct. 'John Deere Companys sate was broken into and ten thousand dollars stolen last night. A meat market and a srcalj clothing store also suffered. means ot a rope, ed at estimat SWEDISH BARK SANK cuxnaven, Oct. fishing steamer Senator Holthuff collided with and sank the Swedish bark Diana today. Seven of the Diana's crew were -drowned. The survivors v were Drought here by the steamer. t J> YVTTTTYT-Tf BANK TOUCHED FOR BIG SUM St. Pacome, Manouraska Co., Que., Oct. Ban- que premises here were -broken into last night by. yeggrnen. the safe -dyna- mited and taken. ,The burglars left no clue to their identity. At the police court this morning Burnett was fined So and costs or-ten days for disorderly conduct. Jdaving no money -he was committed to the barracks. Burnett has been in and- has attracted consid- .erabie attentipn by bis Sherlock HoJmes proclivities. He tells people he is a Scotland Yard detective and nas several time to get on -both the Lethbridge city police lorce and the mounted police. He had a: letter on nis person when arrested from Supr. ?.I. 'L. MacNaghten. depart- ment of New Scotland Yard, London, declining to use his services t pj ace. accord in g' .to Perry called on bini, '.spfec-tiiiicS' often as three times a dav. 'Loiid to all; -the -Heaudette, Oct. building bas been by -Los An-1 i gcles detectives, -at w.oj.k. in' this city, i '-The men -r- James; Bryce- and B: Perry, are known 'to have been' guests j ten "days'. Hotel here pripr. to registering at'th-e ibdgur of; -H. "secured a room there ,Sept- at that Place, according' 'are. and aged 5 arrived; here four.1: mile> :trip: -through- from the- Rapid Teporu-d -thaT none said Mrs.. Ingersoll and led- belicve that tine; against- frequently mentioned one. She .says they j BIG GROCERY HAS NOT SOLD OUT BUSINESS A "Body" "Found ;i Rainy Riv-er, pit.; Oct. Th'e'- body of IT. W._J6rgcns'oh-wasv'brpugHti'' mm tn-TTrr. Tnic town tnis morning; Winnipeg. Oct. weeks ago i jipund alonfi where was stated that Folev Bros Lar-f ror Hc n into a sotirap on' the bank'of" in connection with the Crippen and cases. Recently he has been driving a rig for Undertaker R. G. Addison, and it is believed that he is not quite sound mentally! ATTEMPTED DYNAMITE OUTRAGE AT LEVISJ Quebec, Oct. detect- ives are investigating the alleged at-! tempt to wreck the graving dock at' A. partial explosion of a stick of dynamite forcunarely failed to con- with a train laid to the stock explosives in." an adjoining shed. it son and Co. of tfieir wholesale hnrt nad sold crcck and fel] to rise rocerr business to right foot rested oa the Wm. Georgesoii; of- Calgary, who had {ing. he .never moved after falling.' a million dollar syndicate tor the purpose. -Foley Bros., Larson and Co. state there is absolutely no truth in the report, they not having sold to G-eorgeson nor anybody else, but the present management continu- ing as in the past. WCW CfTDPEMC ffMI JNtW ourKtliiE lUU evening dreams of the past as re- closer communication with the ons. f.yons and Marseille "on v-'orld. The line is now being Mr-diterranean are readied road to Belgium point they will have telephone con- nection with this place 'this winter. Big Crops Up North A steady stream of immigration bed The cast-1 extended sixteen miles farther "to the aid German bnartsbury settlement, from which points v.-as fcadly hampered, but not wholly tied DEAD IX -SHACK Nelson, Oct. Braith- continues to flow of settlers bound tnrougb this, piece for Grand Prairie and Peace River points. The banner killed in the near this district and the up- Coleman this morning by falling off a Per country will be a big inducement tree. The deceased came from Lon- don, _F.ngIand. Lying in a pool of blood and evi- dently dead for hours Charles Shan- non one of the pioneers of Deer Park and Benata was found dead in his cabiii on his .ranch at Benata by Gcrhart Buhler, Tho. coroner's jurv finds no evidence; of foul play 'and brought, in a verdict of death from natural causes, believed to be heart disease. He has two unmarried sis- ters in London, Ont., and was a .bachelor to in-coming settlers. 3. A. Brick, of snat'tsbury settlement, has just finish- ed threshing and has a yield of DnsheJs of No. 1 wheat and 1500-bush- els of oats, and other farmers of the district. report equally' favorable crops. One of these recent setJlers of Grand Prairie has threshed 1500 trusfcels of 1'irst class oats, this at the selling price at present of per oiistiel, means a nice sum for the first year. William Charles Sinimon, fam- iliarly known as 'Charlie' Sim- mons, the new appointee to the judiciary of Alberta, was born on the farm of bis parents, -William and Mrs. Simmons, Township of Arran, County of Bruce, Province of Ontario, forty-five years ago. or in the year 1S65 He was educat- ed at th-n district school and at the collegiate'institutes at Coliimr- wood and Owen Sound, j-le taught school in Ontario for -six years, studying himself ir. the meauwhito. Jn 1S05 he graduated in arts from Toronto University, and came to Lethbridge to take the position of principal of schools here. JU: occupied that position with credit to himself and Lethbridge for four years i; but he was ambitious to become a lawyer and he spent ev- ery minute of his spare, .time study- ing law. In he resigned the, arincipalsnip of the Let-hbridgc schools anrl wax articled to R. B. Bennett in the law offices of Loug- heod and Bennett in Calgary. ]n 1300 he. was called to the bar of the Northwest Territories. He im- JUDGE SIMMONS mediately commenced practicing at Cardston, remaining there four years. In 1904 he moved to Loth- bridge, and with C. V. Bennett, commenced to- practice here under the, firm name of Simmons and Ben C. Y. Bennett was appoint- ed Clerk of the Supreme Court and afterwards went to Prince Rupert, and Mr. Simmons practised alone until .liine 1st, of last year, when he look into partnership S. J. Shepherd, who is with him at the present time. In April. 1006, he was elected in the Liberal interests Io tin; pro- vincial parliament for the- Leih- bricige district at the- bve-e'.ccuon caused by the appointment of Dr. L. G. De.Vcber to the Canadian .Sen iiie. Mr resigned from tru- provincial house in I-OS to contest for the Liberals tho federal constituency of Medicine. TIat, but' was defeated by C. A. Magrath. In IS'flf) he was married to Mary Wilmetta of Woodstock, Ontario, and they have three chil- dren. In religion Mr. Simmons is a Presbyterian. He is a member of the Masonic Order, and during his residence here has been associ- ated with every movement aiming towards (-.he welfare an-d' develop- ment, of the cit-v. Governor Eberhart, of today accomplished a creat deal' by his presence and direction to encour- age growth of the burned towns, Three' more carloads of building "ma- terial and saplings arriyed from. Yir-" ginia an'd Duluth. The trains h'ave left the atmosphere clear' after put out the fire. Halifax. des- patch from Ottawa states that while no ROOSEVELT SPOKE TO KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS.: i Feoria, 111., Oct. CoL Roosevelt came up from the south into Illinois today. He denounced corrupt '.legis-, istors and commended the work wbich Uie Catnolic church is doing. Leav- ing St. Louis early today he travelled across toe southern end 'of Illinois, speaking- at several -places on the At Peoria he was the guest of '-'the" Kmgnts of .Columbus." to' whom '-he a jsjjseca tonight It KooseveJt's first public utterance to Koman Catholics since the Vatican incident last spring. He said he .fa- definite action had as yet been tascen by the government, it has been lous decided that Senator J. N. .M.acGregorj shall be tde next Licutenam-Governor of Nova Scotia and that Premier Mur- jj ray will take a senatorship. Hon. IUr. ]i Murray, of course., could have had me governorship had he desired but lie prererred the .senate, and the ar- rangements mentioned above will be put into effect. vored the .broadest measure of relig- MAGRATH CITIZEN DIES' IN LETHBRIDGc CRUSOE TALES MAKE TRUANTS Vancouver, Oct. ed by reading Robinson Crusoe and tales of piracy, Elmer Dole and Willis Darling, both 13 years old, are 'believ- ed to" have sailed away to islands in the Columbia river in. a small .skiff -i-'riday evening. They .disappeared after school that day and have not seen since, although, fathers and __ j mends have searched everywhere. Blood Poisoninr, Caused the Death of The are to takej: N. Blaxsll X. ;v well known citizen of Magiath, who has? been in the Gait Hospital for two days suffering from blood puiioning which he contracted through getting his hand m a sausage machine, died this "montiiig before his sons, who had been sum- moned, co'ilri reach him. Mr. BlaxaSl had resided in Mag rath for two years, coming thfrr" from Maiden, Essex, England. Ik- had boon a butcher all his lifi> and whrn he first went to Magrath was employed by, Mr. Wood, bin two months rifle an-d shotgun with rnem. TICKET AGEXT SKIPPED O TT cs- jprday, on several charges preferred hv -hr company, tbr1 immediate onft beinjr the then of one hundred (i-ollars nn Tucsdav nisht. inr. oui two months ago hf bough i tho Palace Meat Market- ths Company, was SO years of an Anglican ami nn No. fi for the east when a Frer Mason. Ho wife and 1 he loss was discoverrri and hr was t.wo -sons and a .sister, Mrs. Rogers, I