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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL N. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1909 SOLD MINE TO A GERMAN COMPANY Alleged Action Of the Sultan Of Mor- occo Paris, Oct. Matins corres- pondent at Oran, Algeria, telegraphs a sensational rumor to the effect that Mulai Haiid, tliu Sultan of Morocco, has sold lite Riff Mines which were the 'cause of the trouble between Spain and the Moors on the Eiff coast to a German company. The corres- pondent explains that such a trans- action would be perfectly feasible, as the Spanish, held the mines by reason only of a payment of to Rho- NO. m. C. WILL HELP Victoria, B. C., Oct. no definite- arrangement was reached, Premier McBride received the pro- position of the deputation from Win- nipeg regarding British Columbia's pait in the centennial exhibition very submitted The Premier suited at the conclusion that would call a special mee-tyfag of the Cabinet; October 21 to definitely decide as to the buildings and exhibits _to be con-1 tributed by this province. ARAltWAYTO UNGAVA BAY MUNICIPAL VISITORS GUESTS AT BANQUET Convention. Terminate With a Most Delightful Function Speeches Order Of the Night Ottawa, Oct. St. ;Law- ence and Ungava Railway Company ives notice of application for a to construct and operate a of railway from- a point on the St. Lawrence river-in the county of Berthier, northerly through the counties of Joliette, Berthier, Maskinonge, St. Maurice and Cham- ghi, the pretender, who was recently i plain to the northern boundary of put to death by the Sultan. Should the fact of the sale be confirmed, con- sequences of the gravest would appear inevitable. character SHIP BY WAY OF TEHUANTEPEC Montreal, Que., 'Oct. The steam ship Sokoto, of the Elder-Dempster line, which sailed from here yester- day for Mexican ports had a very large consignment of goods to Vancouver and Victoria, which will be sent 'across the Tehuan- tepec route. This is the first real big shipment which has left Mont- real for British Columbia ports and shows an increase of over a hundred per cent, cargo for Vancouver and Victoria consisting among other things of cases of canned goods, coils of rope, boxes j of starch, 500 coils of wire, 50 the province of Quebec, thence into the district of Ungava, north easter- ly to a point on Ungava Bay. GOLD OUTPUT IN FAR NORTH Seattle, Wash., Oct. first influx of gold mine operators who annually come here from Alaska for the winter, arrived today bringing the first authentic news of the gold output of the year at Nome and Fairbanks- .Figures compiled by W. H. a Fairbanks, banker, place the output of the Tanana' Val- noft cases hey at Nome -banks of honey, 100 packages of axes and have already received and shipped saws and a large quantity of package of treasure. freight. i COMING OF SHIP BUILDERS TO THIS COUNTRY Ottawa.. 0m., Oct. official circles it is said official proposi- tion yet has been made to the gov- ernment by Harland and Wolf the Belfast firm, .in conjunction with' C. P. E. or some other shipping inter- ests proposing to establish' drydocks at Quebec or Levis and St John, N B. The government is expected to be called upon shortly endorse plans of drydocks and grant a sub-i sidy under the terms of the ace o: 1908, which provides for grants of three per cent, of cost ap to S15 O'-O per annum. Vickers Sons and Maxim are said o be in another project for construction a drydock at Montreal witr. Branches in other Canadian seaports. have already received The Tanana output is greater than last year, while the receipts at Nome, are nearly less than for The grand finale of the fifth annual .convention of the Union of Alberta Municipalities took place last night in the form of the swellest banquet ever held in the city. About seveniy- fiv-e gentlemen; including the visiting delegates, the- city some former members of the council and the prominent city officials, sat down to an elaborate repast Served in the dining room of the Lethbridge Hotel. -After the many courses of viands had been disposed of Mayor Hender- son, who was toastmaster, called on the banquetters to honor -the-name the King bV drinking to his health. To of Edmonton fell .the honor of to the toast to Canada and he did so with a fund of sense and-sentiment flavored with sparkling wit. The honor >as. not' said., for Edmonton, a city which by'the grace of the Lord, favorable circumstances and the grace of the politicians, was the capital of the province. Of Lethbridge he said that he was surprised at what he -saw. All Albertans are proud of their cities and towns, and of.their province, proud too of the Canada i formed of it and the other provinces, and proud also of the greatest em- pire the world has ever seen. Troub- les of nationality and religion are overcome and all are "working to- gether harmoniously to make Canada one of the best nations on the earth. The Toast of Alberta The toast to Alberta was spoken to by Mayor Gaetz of Red Beer, the newly elected-president of the union in a happy vein. He was glad 'that the old feelings of sectionalism and jealousy were dying and that all parts were recognizing the greatness bl the-other parts of the province. In responding to the toast to The Sister Municipalities, son of Calgary urged that much at- tention be given to municipal mat- ters and the best men give their time, energy and ability to the work of developing the municipal govern- ment and solving the problems that face the municipalities of this country. new Now Chanapions of the Detroit Badly Beaten ALBERTA GETS GOLD MEDAL Calgary, Oct. Webster, secretary of the board of trade today received a letter from his father, T. 1ST. Webster, in which the latter states that the directors of the A. Y. P. ex- position have awarded a gold medal to the Alberta exhibition at Seattle. Mr. Webster is in charge of the ex- hibit there a-nd states that no one can estimate the good done the pro- vince by the exhibit. The inquiries] regarding Alberta which flooded the exhibit at the fair usually kept all hands busy answering them. WILL HAVE TO GO ON DRYDOCKi Montreal, Oct. who booked to sail next Friday 011 the Empress of .Ireland will sail on the j Allan Line steamer Corsican on that j date. As soon as an examination of j the Empress can be made it will be j determined what can be done with! the boat. If her injuries are found to be slight temporary repairs will he made, and she will sail for Liver- pool hut will not carry passengers GREAT CROWD GOES TO Marked Difference In Weight Between Fighters San Francisco, Oct. With all chanc- jreat cliampion- Detroit, Oct. is believed to be the largest crowd that ever saw a baseball game in Detroit, went out to Bennett Park today to witness the seventh and decisive: game at the World's Championship series; between Pittsburg and Detroit. The weather was cold with the thermometer registering between 35 and 40 degrees above zero. The sky was clear although the weather fore- cast promised snow flurries. Detroit turned out en masse for the final game of the finest baseball battles that have ever been fought. The great j majority 'of the crowd that -srent to roads -Benne1it 'Park was confident of a vic- Ex-Mayor Griesbach of Edmontoa spoke of the danger of'getting men of willingness but no genius or ca- pacity; for government in the coun- cils if the better men did not serve and commented upon the thankless- ness; of the job though'so important. He paid a tribute to the press, and especially to the editor of the Leth- bridge Herald for the example he set in handling municipal matters. He too commented on the passing of the envy among the towns and cities of Messrs. Dickson of Mac- leod, Cahoon of Cardston, Rivers of Raymond and Douglas of Taber also responded briefly to the toasts. Lethbridge's Future The health and welfare of The City of Lethbridge was proposed by John T. Hall of Medicine Hat, who ex- pressed his belief that: Alberta -would become, the greatest .manufacturing province on the and that ethbridge would be a Very import- ant centre in this way, giving easons for his belief. He expects he capital to come from the United States, as the manufacturers of On- tario and Quebec look upon the West merely as a maiket for their produce. C. F. P. Conybeare K.C. responded speaking of the transformation of Lethbridge from being considered a hole in the ground from which coal was taken to being acknowledged by both Calgary and Edmonton public men as the second city of the prov- NOTES FOR INSURANCE Port Arthur, Ont., Oct. teresting civil case is on for tomor- row at the District Court before Judge O'Leary. The Great West Life In- surance company is suing a-number of Port Arthur men for collection of promissory notes, given for policies, written by the company. The de- fence is that the policies were not as represented by the representative of the company. DRY DOCK AT ST. JOHN London, Oct. is definitely stated here that a site for drydocks and repairing sheds capable of deal- ing with the largest liners and war- ships by Harland and Wolffe, be at St. John, N. B. The film's in ten- WOULD SLAP LAWYER'S FACE Sir Frederick Borden and a K. C. Come In- to Contact tiori is to. equip and maintain a re- pairing establishment equal to the one at Belfast. At the outset about will be expended in acquir- ing land and constructing -necessary work, but this does not represent all expenditures contemplated in com- pletion. (Continued on Page Four.) THE FIRST PREMIER ARABLE UNO ALONG GXP. Kentville, N. S.t Oct. bo- ng out four hours and a. half ury in the case of King "vs. Carru- thers returned a verdict of guilty of libel on every count against Carni- thers for distributing- the famous Eye "Opener which published Mrs. Alli- son's letter charging Sir Frederick Borden with enticing a girl away from home for immoral purposes and with separating Mrs. from her husband. Walter M., Carruthers will spend the night in custody., bail -having Ottawa, Ont., Oct. report of the National Transcontinental Railway Commission, as published yesterday contains interesting refer- ences to the amount cf arable lands along the route, of thf new line. Set- tlers already have commenced to go into the country adjacent to the rail- way between Winnipeg and Lake Superior Junction, where there is good land. In District "D" which lies west of the Ottawa river ia-rio, it is estimated that therefore ten million acres of good agricultur- al lands contingent to the new line. NEW HOSPITAL FOR MACLEOD for Cohna today. a Wtcl1 in the I slliP battle between Jack on the voyage. If the injuries are itlie negTO heavy weight title holder Stanley Ketchel, the middle- it leader, apparently set at rest, he assurance ol the principals serious the boat will go to Halifax: and enter the drydock there, that at Levis not being large enough to ac- j commodate her. and their managers, the attention of the fight loving public this' morning focussed on Promoter Coffroth's arena. i The thoroughfares leading to the I ringside were early alive with auto- I mobiles.. Cohna bound, and street cars, long before the noon hour car- SUMMON LEGISLATURE Regina, Sask., Oct. second session of the' second Legislature of has summoned ii 5meet for the dispatch of business November 18th. Ottawa, Oct. Belcourt, formerly member' of the House for Ottawa, and recently called to the senate fay the Dominion government, delivered an address last evening in which he severely criticised the grow- ing spirit of militarism as evidenced j ried heavy loads of men on their way j to the bleachers. Before the gates opened at 11 o'clock there was a long jl'inv in waiting. There was every in- i dication the attendance would come i up to the expectations of a house. Sportng men are there from all parts of tho country. Johnson'5 chances arc told 'superior weight and reach, lory Tor the American League cham- pions. Many wagers were made at even money and several were record- ed With Detroit a slight favorite at 4 to 5 or 9 to 10. George Mullin, Of Commonwealth Parliament Of South Africa New York, Oct. A visitor at the Waldorf-Astoria just now is Ed- ward Eooth, M.L.A., chief govern- ment. first the Detroit supporters, was confi- j General Botha in the Transvaal Par- dently expected io be the choice of liament- Kooth is here on a Manager Jennings, as the man to bfief 7acation Prior to the completion pitch the crucial game. The day was been. refused. At 10 o'clock tomorrow morning he will be brought to the court to receive sentence. Messrs. Ritchie and Roscoe were both able advocates for (their clients and it was their pertinacity which; made the trial so interesting. Judge .Drysdale perpetuated the best tradi- tions of the Bench in a dignified manner. The defendant -.Carmthera is defeated but not beaten. He has lost none of his nerve and received the announcement of the verdict aa unconcernedly as if it were an in- vitation to have a cigar. Sir Frederick, Minister of Militia, though 'he is, does not admire -a good fighter. He and Mr. Ritchie met-on the "street this afternoon. "How do you do, Sir said the lawyer. "How do you said the states- man. Pausing after "a few steps, the minister turned about: "Don't you ever speak to said he." Astonished and exasperated, Ritchie retorted: "I -would rather' speak to a black man, What Sir Frederick said sounded like a threat to slap the .lawyer's face, as they parted. Macleod, Oct. hospital at new municipally organization for the in his while too cold for Donovan. Mullin warm- I establishment of Com- monwealth Parliament of South Afri- ca, which will be opened some time year by the Prince of Walos. It is probable that in May next, the Governor General of the Common- wealth will summon one or other of the respective South African Parlia- mentary leaders to form a govern- ment of union on this point. Rooth states that both public opinion and i popular feeling indicated General j Botha as the first Prime Minister of I j South Africa Union. ed up in fine shape and the crowds sent up a great cheer when it''was seen that he was the pitcher upon whom Jennings was depending to win the world's championship. Mullin's work in the series has made him one of the greatest heroes ever known in this and if he wins today he will, be in the posi- j tion .to at least make the great Ty Cobb share his niche in the head of baseball fame. Manager Clarke owned and administered, complete- in its appointments in every detail, sup plied with town -water and connected with the town sewerage system, with its cost io be defrayed by an issue of debentures, and occupying a con- venient and suitable: site to .the cast of the town, far away from any pos- sible -danger of contamination of the water supply. Such in substance' is the recommendation which the-spec- ial committee appointed by the town council at its last meeting "to con- sider the sanitary conditions of the hospital and to adopt a has decided to submit to the council. DISASTER FOR SIPLANE refused to., make CONFESSED TO OFFICERS [George Wells, arrested at Creston on; a charge of abduction -confessed everything to the po- lice officers sent from here. He wil jbe brought back today and tried be- Ifore the magistrate on Monday morn- ling. He is. wanted for. theft as -well fas on the other charge. Two drunk and disorderly rere eettled in the usual way this norniag. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The protest of T. B. Caldwell, of fLanark, against- W. Thoburn, M, P. for North Lanark, has been dropped. Richard Press, a well known build- and contractor of Hamilton, Ont., lis -dead. It is said that Nelson, B.C., will send a hockey team to compete for Stanley cup. The G-.T.P. rails will be laid over the Pembina river by the first .week in December and the track laying; ;ang may then head for the Macleod river, where the grading is nearly all j jmpleted. fay the naval program of the Laurier i Ketchell has a hard blow "a JfJ announcement concerning government. Senator Belcourt. is a that is devoid.of fear. State-: j French Canadian but .is bitterly op- j posed to the ambition of Mr. Augus- tus Lemieux, who aspires to succeed Sir Wilfrid Laurier as a member for Ottawa. Mr. Lemieux is a brother of the postmaster general and a bit- ter contest is anticipated. Should -he be nominated, it is not, ____c i unlikely that the Belcourt faction have Johnson.weighed in the ring and: stan a may run an independent Liberal %ure .would'b-; between 194 and macie by the principals on the eve of the 20 round battle indicate their confidence. When the two champions enter the ring the difference in weight will be around 25-pounds. Ketchell 'thinks he' j >-n weigh jn at 173. Johnson's man- i ager said that he was willing1 to didate. upon a platform which will j 195 In the betting, Johnson a ten to four favorite with even money on 15 rounds. for the Pittsburg pitch- er. He had Adams, Maddox and Phillippi- .working out before the game. Adams has defeated Detroit Ma-ddox had done the same thing once. The veteran Phil- .lippi has held Detroit safely in the two games he has finished and Man- ager Clarice mav give him a chanco' but it is thought on P-age' Five.) DRY GOODS CLERKS ON STRIKE New York, Oct. 400 j and 500 retail drygods clerks employ- ed in 65 stores struck today for a reduction of to 12 with (Continued take issue with the present program 'st5 for the Canadian naval defence. working an hour hours from 14 off for dinner. The clerks expect aid from the In- ternational Retail Clerks' Protective Association, with which they are- af- filiated. MR. BRYAN TO BE GUEST OF CANADIAN CLUB Well Drilling Outfit of A, C. Garland, Bow Island William Jennings Bryan has consented to address a Canadian Club Luncheon on the occasion of his visit here -next Wednesday. The club has arranged to hold the affair in the basement of Wesley Church at six o'clock in the evening. There will be 4" commodation for one hundred and twenty at the tables and the luncheon is open to all wtizens whether or not. Tickets are fifty cents and may be secured from H, J. Goode, A. Tilley, S. J. Shep- herd, W. A. Buchanan or 0. D. Austin. Only one hundred and twenty tickets will be is- Jt sued. RUMOR THAT ALFONSO WAS ASSASSINATED London, Oct. is no con- firmation whatever of ,a rumor telegraphed from Paris that King Al- fonso -had been assassinated. Eng., Oct. for the biplane of Captain Cody and a miraculous escape from death for the aviator himself furnished a sen- sational opening for the second day of Aviation Week. The weather was ideal for flying, and half a dozen ma- chines were out early, warming up in spins of 200 or 300 Shortly before noon Cody started on a more pretentious flight and had travelled! a thousand yards when taking a cor ner at great the front touched the ground and the machine toppled over with