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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, OCTOBER LETHBRIOOf, ALBfRTA, BULGARIA IS TO PAY Refuses to Give In- demnity to Turkey For Freedom DIVIDED RECEIPT! Chicago, tllsi, OctI The world's "Cubs" met in the office of President W. H. Murphy and divid- ed 'analog them their share of the of team the ChicagoeB receiv- d a THE HON. W H. GUSHING DEALS WETH LABOR LEGISLATION LEAVING LACOMBE 17 .--Oh the eve of his departure tor Prinoe' the oi Laeombe tendered Mr. E. K; Strathy, manager ol the Union Bank, a farewell banquet. In the course of the evening" Strathy was presented with a gold headed cane as a slight: token of esteem in wh ich he ia held by bur 'citizens; He Also Referred the Tinkering With the Tariff PolicySty ike Conservatives Party Was In Power .i tr RUN DOWN BY BICYCLIST Toronto, Oct. Patterson, wife of J. A. Patterson, the well known K. 0.. is in the general hospi- tal Buffering from concussion of the brain and is in a. very dangerous condition as the result of being run down by a bicyclist last, night as she was alighting from a street car. Oct. members ol the Bulgarian cabinet, who on Thursday accompanied Czar Ferdinand to his Bietraza hunting, lodge in Riol moun tains returned here late and announced the result of their deliber- ations under. Ferdinand. The cabinet has decided to reject the proposal em anating from London, for payment of indemnity to Turkey'as a condition of recognition of Bulgarian indepen- dence. A note to that effect will be sent by the Bulgarian administration to powers. The only questions the government is w illing to negotiate is the; purch- ase rights of the Oriental Railway Company. Members of the gpyern- ment said there would be no xuobo- lization' of troops present at least as Bulgaria was in a position to know that the> Turkish movement of troops on the frontier was purely of a local character. HOT, WAVE IN NEW YORK New3York7''-6ct warm1 wave which followed the crisp weather ear- lier in. the week sent, the mercury up oday to a point which has been ex- eded''oiuy'oheV on 16th in he Jast thirtyv years. From 66 de- rees at 8 o'clock this afternoon the eniperaiuro increased: steadily until wo o'clock in thej afternoon when he warm wave and weather bureau 'Win'. Tell'Was overcome by heat: in upper Third Avenue and was taken to .-a- hospital. ELEVATOR Man'.', GONE Oct. Winnipeg elevator at this point was totally' fire last "evening The elevator bushels of wheat which -.will be a total loss BUTCHER SUICIDED Oct. Graves employed by Chariest an committed, suicid at his h'oine at Bahnatyne avenue b; drinking- carbolic acid. to have any east or nada. There hM tionalism UM -past nut! it has mot v.x-st but all Ca- too much sec- been good for tferr The go- Practically every seat In the Hall was filled last night to hear Hon. W. H. Gushing, Minister of IJub lie- Works for an ad- dress on the political questions. Mr. Gushing ia preeminently a business man and a .businesslike administrator of public affairs and his address which was followed by the deepest in- terest was a plain business talk on the management of the country's af- fairs. I high tariff and that, the West wants Although- Lethbridge has had anWihe low tariff; ;'Tfce manufacturers abundance of public meetings and .are making money faist under the pre- vernment should phut aud act for the wholecountry. Mr. the leader of the Oppo sition in his tour of West said nothing of the tariff, neither do the of; tlfce West. They know tie party is wedded to the as it saves much of the loss of strikes The purpose of the Lemieux Act was FOREtGNERS FOUND GUILTY Saultc Ste. Marie, Out., Oct. Tony ilakie was yesterday found guil- ty of manslaughter in connection with the death of Isaac Saari, at Grace mine this summer us a result o! a quarrel Achcllo Sciglano, an Italian was found guilty manslaugh JOHNSON AND TACT WILL WIN to provide the means by which the {ter 'in connection with the death o disputing parties can be brought to- a fellow countryman- named gether. It had failed in one or two) ai> a result of a quarrel, instances, one being the recent C.P. In Minnesota Accor- ding To those Welt Informed R. machinists' strike, and the result of the strike seemed to prove that it TEDDY'S AFRICAN TOUR Cairo, Oct. every subject seemed about threshed sent tariff, but thfy want to make out- Mr. Gushing made his addreaa in money. teresting'by placing some of the facts tariff, but Operator Blamed -VT For Train Wreck especially- about the tariff in a lght poor, der- -Tfc'-would raise the pay the differ- men, the that; had not hitherto cpaiider would have been better if both par- rangemenls already are being made ties had accepted the aVard of the here for thi' visit of President Roose- commission. rl'he Act is not veil io Khartoum in 1909. It appears from the arrangements that are com- pleted that Roosevelt svill probably outer. Africa by way of Bombaza. He will then take a caravan across the wilderness to Khartoum from which wil take his way down the Tbe pMir "in 1893 drafted a Urifl policy .wbkii would place a dutyon and the remark 'in which' he higher diftyoa-ttev luxuries. That is Wm. Jarvis, injured" In the 'railwaiy collision on Qet. 1, died in the Western bo'spitai" As'a-.last resort, to save his life, his right leg was amputated, but he died soon .after the operation. 'This is second death' as of the collision, engineer Quinn being in- stantly killed1. The night brought in a verdict' holding Operat- or McTaggart responsible for the j wreck, for having left the .switch open and having missed the danger signal. McTaggart 'has not been seen S. J. Shepherd, president of the Young Liberal Club, opened the meet- ing with a'few spoke" of the several the sound flseal policy which has should have been worked out lor of Canada part of the CoriseVvativeiparty ihr He humorously dealt with the stead of their preset campaign of that the Liberal party had stolen the slander; Theitariff should be- made' an 'issue but the Opposition; Conservatives The National. ..Policy was described BURNED no fault with the present tariff. The as a goyermnent's railway policy Js is 'necessary for 'the "-country _ to nvake the progress it should. Mr. Shepherd then reviewed' the history of the Conservative partyiao as to show their qualification 'to carry on the campaign scandal: In the 'days of, ''their' riile. when things were not right, tbe Liberal members of the then Opposition, mide fbrmai: and plicit charges 'against the members of the government: I'he" ConservaUves never yet had made a definite charge against any of-; .the" members. Even Fosterand Auies not preferred iipj policy. said Mr. Cu- Terrible Awful Disaster in Michigan any insmuatibn of slander even agairi- "st ;thei leaders 'of the govertlmentl- Sir Wilfrid liaurier was acknowledged in- corruptible: as Hon. W. S. Fielding and the man'of the Hon. and others. Wr- H; Gushing was accorded a. heartyA-reception upon rising to speak: He acknowledged that at this stage ol -the campaign especially in Lethbridge It was hard to make: a speech that would contain anything new.- He "thought that a great many shing, T'in many of you know flourish of trum- pets. In the year- 1880, just when the was fresh and just one year old, there were 77 changes in the tariff. In the year 1881 there .were In 1833, 78 1888, 88 1884.there was.some little relaxation there beingf 39 In 1886 there 180 changer In 1887'and ris88, there was'a per- a few changes. In 1889 there none. In 1890 atid but it is good." "I hope I may be pardoned lor re- ferring to provincial labor legislation The government has endeavored as far as possible to make legislation for the benefit of the laboring classes. It is a difficult matter as the prov- ince is an agricultural province and the members cannot understand the workiflgmen's condition. The govern- ment had been .twitted with' passing the legislation for the sake of catch- the votes of the workingmen. But such was not the cose. The laws were passed because it was just and right and fair., They had been threa- tened with a twenty _ per cent, in- crease eight, hour law was passed. But the government found out that such was liot-the case and passed the law. It I point he Nile. St. Paul, Oct. The are bothered over a candidate for GOT- ernov, Jacob A. Jacobson, who pridef himself on his ability to eat with rrif knife. Otherwise the- campaign pf this State is very much after the ion of that in Wisconsin, fllihoU, Ohio and elsewhere. Scores of Democrats and many JJft- publicans believe that had Gov. Johii- sori or Judge George Gray been nom- inated at Denver, Minnesota would Father Killed By Accident have joined the Democratic but with Bryan" still to the fore' iif the Democratic Presidential norhinik tion Ta'ft will carry the State by 000 arid Gov. Johnson will be re- elected by a good safe majority. Davidson, Sask., Oct. wliile about to go shooting the price "oV coal if the through the accidental discharge of a gun in the hands of his son, James with his family arrived A COBALJ RAILWAY Ottawa, OhtV Oct. number oi men. have organized a railway" witn capital to build a line' oi railway ia the Cobalt silver district from Lake Temiskaming, to Latika a distance of 23 irotn Scotland last spring, was shot through the head dying" instantly. The local Q.P.R. machinists' head- quarters received a circular this morn before, there were -189J3 Bay City, Mich., Oct. Irwin, a Bay City .travelling man, who was one of the survivors of the Metz relief train" a thrilling account of .-the fires tragedy. yesterday; rin Presque Isle. Co., and .witk forest Ares still raging uncon- trolled throughout the counties' of electors do not take politics 'seriously enough and properly inform themselves before casting their bal- Preaque" Isle, 'and Al- lots. The character of the govern He said: "The train left Metz about '6 o.'clock evening and ran 'into the fire, west three miles south of that place. A burning pile.of ce- llar had warped the rails and into trap the. train ran, carrying its !huinan cargo to destruction; The five box cars immediately took fire and it'was with difficulty that the two hundred people in them es- caped. In a deep bodied steel coal car were the women and children and .the .heat increased they were un- escape. 'Men-were forced rto of safety and could give no aid. It was terrible to witness such: agony and- hear the pitiful cries of the women and children pleading not to be left alone in that seething, furnace. The women clung to their little ones and begged for aid. Ag- onizing cries filled the air and caused the blood in one's body to run cold A body of several of us took, to the woods and were forced to jump over burning logs and run through fire and smoke iri making our escape. It was the only chance to take 'as we thought it preferable to remaining ptina, as well as other scattered din-1 merit depends.' upon the character 6 tricts through" Northern Michigan, dil-J the citizenship and-he did not think igcnt toihiy -tiiiil tiiv campaign being waged terid ed to raise the tone of citizenship "It seems strange to said Mr Gushing, "that leaders of men who with the women and children meeting the same fate. and For. five miles we ran through smoke and fire which seemed every away.. Within a half mile Posen minute to be taking our strength my eyesight failed and I could only defend on the railway to guide- me through. Or.ly two of the original party reached Posen that night, ;the straggled along one at a time." Arthur White, of Metz. another sur- vivor of the fire, said: "When the re- lief train reached a point about a mile of Metz we ran inlo a reg hell of flume and smoke which over the open car setting our clothes on fire ond singeing our hair. All of a sucJden the train.went .off the track and we stopped right In the midst of a mass of flames which sur- rotmded us. My brother and his Ht- tte boy were next to me. I lifted tie lad over the. side oi dropped him and got out myself.-' I could not find ray brother but I pick- el up the boy and struggled through the Sanies and smoke to an open flrtdf; 'Alvena, Mich., Oct. twen- termine the full extent of the "holo- caust. It may .take days to reveal tragedies that are likely to oc- curred on isolated farms with famil- ies- fighting bravely to the last to save their -lives anld their 'homes: Alpena, Mich., "Oct. 16 peo- spent a night of terror on a south bound train from Chebdyegan. r which was hemmed in all night by fires- at have just, arrived here on a relief train. They, were on "train No. 30, which was reported -last night to nave returned to Cheboyegan. In- stead the train was held ap at Larque by the'iBre which raged on all sides. It however, and the passengers boarded' the relief- train which was sent from here early today and returned this afternoon. The fire is reported to be dangerously city. Larque also seems to be doomed unless rain comes within a few hours. The total death list-will not be ful- ly known for a week. The property will the '-millions. Whole villages have been blotted off the map and logging camps by the doaen have been destroyed with their entire sea- son's output. was tbe best eight-hour law known. "I may say that there has never been any such ;law placed on the stat- ute books by the Conservative party." In his appeal for. Mr. Simmons he j that all the men at Mac- said that he supported him because} Junction, N. Ii., were still on he believed that the government should bo that-it would be disastrous for the country to make i a 'change present time. "I am I supporting Mr. he con-] tinned, "because I know of his abil- THE .TRAMP NUISANCE Brockville, 'Ocit., Oct. Wiliam Charleton, wife of a living three miles from town, knocked unconscious by a tramp, in her ftome eariy this morning. tiian then made o3 with a amount of cash. She alone at 'the time. 1891. there waa.a''rfvi8ion. TJI 1892 ty- He is a strong, able and indus- the careful Jrerftion of the years 82 In number of Chang In 189_4, shortly after .Sir John Thompson became premier, address- ing a large Conservative gathering in the city of Toronto, he Conservative party stop until they had lopped .off "the moaJd- e'ring branches on the that session in 1894 they had. a new In 1895, there were 16 changes. In rtrut TLTf f> TJ" one session Mr. the sec- aspire1 to rule a great country could not find anything '-better 'and' higher than the sort of talk that.the Con- servative party was putting up. They should what they STB talking, about and if they do, it is their duty, to do as they have been challenged' to do, that is to maka a definite charge and give the man attacked a chance to defend himself. Mr. Chairman, I will not dwell on these unpleasant matters a'nd will try to discuss matters of im that ore worthy of minister of finance, brought iix a. ond tariff in the same month. "Well, Mr. when 'there were so many changes the manufac- turer dreaded the day speech. He was always anxious feel he find himself the mbrii- .ing a ruined man. Since 1897 we had a stable tariff, there having been only one was last year "I might talk on. transportation but. I see you have had lots talk on that. It is a great question especial- ly in West. The success of the j-ious member. There was no better a. the AJberta Legislature. He was untiring in Ms work for this lonstituency and has been of great issistance to the government. He aiake just as able a representa- tion for -you in the federal parlia- iaent. You wall- make no mistakV in sending him to represent you at. Ot- Gaigary Magistrate Editor GornnM Near Turner, Alena county a nearly 100 sheep was burned alive. At MSltersburg, in Presnue Isle, coirtty, the losses are estimated at a half million dollars. LOST HER ARM Ont., Oct. M. Hodson, of Parkhill, who w.-us injured in a wreck yesterday, had her arm amputated today. Balloon Found In North Sea Yarmouth-, Eng., ct. The Get man balloon Hfcrgesell has been pick ed up in the North Sea. There was, ty persons known to periabed thfi thought." It is a question for the country to decide whether the managers of the business of this country have been successful or not during their term of office. Has the run at t, profit? Previous to 1896, the Conservative party and their National Policy has been on trial for eighteen years but had proved a failure and the country was in a condition of stagnation. Sir Charles Tupper in the early days of the Conservative rule had said that it was necessary to have immigration to the country and in 1892 had expressed his disap- pointment at the result of the'-gov- ernment's policy. The management of the Department of the Interior had been condemned by the late Nicholas Flood Davjn. the Conservative mem- ber for Assininoia. More by far were leaving the country than were coming to it. In 1896 about came to the country and last year over came. This show ed conclusively that the present gcv ernment knew better how to build the population of the country. Wast was the same then, as now, the government got people to and when they came tbey stayed. "Tbe settlement of tbe Weet the direct result of the policy of tho government, the country depends on ita j :The Conservatives took no internet in the question after tin C.P.H. bmlt. The Liberals belterw! competition made busiriewt- and nour we nave three or four and probably will have a few more m a time. "I see by the paper tonight that I am supposed to speak on Tabor I notice that all the labor legislation that has been put on the statute books lisis been put there by the'Lib- eral party. It may not be all that the laboring men would'like but ev- ery fairminded man will admit that bey have been very beneficial. The Lemieux Act had beec criticized but t had done good wofit5 and was ack- nowledged by labor "leaders in the country and outside of it as a very iseful act. It does not coerce bat provides for a coming-together of abor and capital to settle their dis- putes which is much the better way "Send htm to support a govern- inent that has a record of advancing the interests of a country by leaps and bounds until it today holds a place in the front rank among the nations of the world. When things are prodpsring and going ahead is Jiot a good time .to change govern- ment. "Send him to' Ottawa to support a leader against whom, whatever may be said of nis followers, during the forty .his public there has nsvsr been as ranch as a whisper in any way concerning his personal or public life. I think that Canada the present juncture, when such important matters are being carried but, would moke a great mistake by changing the government." At the r.lose of his speech one of the labor men asked Him what he con- sidered .a fair wtqge and spoke of 1 he- city council who after inserting; fair wage clause in its recent con- tracts afterwards admitted that it did not know what it meant and said that it was up to the union, men to see that it was carried out. In this, connection he asked for a state- ment regarding the printing of the school books in shops. The speaker said of the Liberal candidate that Mr. Simmons had proved "him- self the best friend labor has had Oct. don't ihini it. is custom ary to commit a man on charge of libel. The defendant ean-j not1 be compared with a horse thief or a that said Col. Walker at the conclusion of the pre- liminary neating of the libel action eutered, ftgairust Mr. D. McGillicuddy, managing ediior of. the .Calgary Daily News, by EdVards, of. the Eye Opener. Mr. P. J.- Solan, loc the prosecu- tion pressed hard for Commitment, but the magistrate refused. He said the- interests of society -would be abundantly" conserved' toy asking Mr. to appear when .wanted Mr. McGillicuddy was then fojmally bound over in a bond of fui- nished by Mr. T. A. Hatfield, jtc ,ap pear at "the next assizes. An interested crowd again filled :tlv courtroom this morning eager, V hear the evidence. They were, hovr ever, somewhat disappointed, inas- much as the, evidence was not as in- teresting as anticipated. In fact, Mr. Nolan's questioning of the first of 'such an interesting and the two aeronauts' are believed to have perished. The Hergewll was found floating half deflated one hundred miles Northwest of HeKgeoland by tVm steamer Nadod and brought here, be the best in the world. Of mil- lion tvnd a quarter who have come to Canada during the peM twelve years, half a million came from. British Islands." Speakinc of' the tariff, Wr; saJd that Canada was big moasjH Libtrat in Calgary up yet in Alberta. He went to Edmon- ton with the set purpose of getting- the Workmen's Compensation Act Passed and he ROT. it. He also spoke of the government's immigration pol- cy as re-suiting in putting two men or one man's job. Being asked by Mr. Gushing as bis1 definition for a air wage he said., "Jt is a living wage, such that a num can have com- brts for his wife and family and provide for his old age." The chairman said that he thought that the labor men should take into consideration that their position dur- ing the past twelve years had been better than ever it was that as the Liberal policy had so improved their condition tbey could believe that their conditions would get still better if that policy, were continued. Mr. Gushing stated that, the mat- ter of the school hook contract wa-s outside of his department and he knew very little of it. But he be- lieved that the Premfer had said "that he was willimr to bonus any firrn in Alberta that wjould undertake to pro- vide the books-of as good qualifty at the same price, "I do not know whe nuuire that one oi the many cunous individual? who came to listen went to sloop'arid had to be awakened by r-rgt. Mackie. Most of the court's time was taken v.-itli an examination of the vari- ous witnesses by P. J. Nolan, to find out -whether The Daily News ..had really published itself on Tuesday, hfethcr somebody else had ________ it; also as whether the lino- operators', if they received notic- ed aii Mr. McGillicudcly's handwriting oi i-n-increase of pay, would recog- r.i7? it. One witness replied that he sure that no such ybasint news would come from Mr. as the composing room ir.Torasa attended to all such matters as Jar he was concerned. Mr. "MeGitticuddy, and his dviser, (Clifford T. Jones, were he court promptly, hut Mr. Ed- warda, owing .no doubt to a natur- retiring disposition and; a ielicacy .of feeling, preferred .to leave, .he whole matkr In the hands ol lis .couhaei, Mr. J. P. Nolan. In )ther words, he didn't show up. Mr. J. E. Hammond, .fausiness igei: of The Daily News, was the witness "examined, and testified Jfi.fa. the approximate number copies _cj paper containing; the "Nemisis" tetr ter that had been. printed and -setrk out. Mr. Nolan was questioning him as to who the writer of the .letter wss, when the defending counsel stating that it was an action for pub-.. lication of the alleged libel and ,not against the author of it. Mr. 0. E. gave evidence as to circulation of the paper. B. A. Nix, S. Burnand and J. H. Sotith, thee linotype operators em- ployed .by The Daily News were call- ed "to cgfye evidence as to the settinf up- the of the arcticle complain ed oL Each was closely questioned as to whose handwriting the was in, but said they could swear it was Mr. Mr. the news editor and W. Osborne, a newsboy, also _ formal evidence, and Mr. Jfolan .an- nounced that this was the compieljoji of the case for the prosecution. didn't call his client. The usual argument proceeding a comniitment was gone through, and Mr. Jones said he intended aerve his defence to plead justifiesv tion for the publication of required hy the law. point was whether the The .only defeadai SocialistM.P. Was Suspended son, Oct. V. Gray- the Socialist Member of the .-House of for- treated a -scene in the house y Bay for not succoring tne starving tJhouswids in streets of iwv after which Tae was obliged to leave ther they were-printed in an unfair) the Hoiree the cries shop or it has been said, that they were not. Eut I do know.that in my there is a- fair should be conimitteJ for trial bound over to appear -at the next sizes. The object of committing Jor trial.hc said, was to discourage ;.a bre'ach of the but in such casts as the present- one, when it WM a very open qtiestion as to defamation of character, the usual course was admit the defendant to bail. Quoting irt Kenny's Criminal Law, he h' honest man may often despiae calumnies; but a rascal is sure to resent exposure." Counsel for the defence said he merely wished to suggest that thw ourse be adopted in order to vent press dispatches being sent stating that the case was not serioas was proval from his -colleagues day suspended for of "the sion. ter a short deliberation between Get- Walker and Mr. Taylor; -who the bench, the former remarked thai in his opinion, the was not serious enough nature to commit let trial. ;