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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Hie Lethbridge Daily Herald IV. Lothbridre. Alta.. Tuesday, October Number 25ft LETHBRIDGE SEEMS TO HAVE CONGRESS CINCHED STREET CARS RUN NEXT AUGUST A Liklihood of Westmins- ter Road Being Paved The fcendori for the power-house ex- tensions in due to be in hy Novem- ber 3-1, and the engineering depart- ment expects to have all the plans anil snucifionliohs for the street rail- way ready by tlmt also. It: it. the' aim of .the, department to have everything to start on the street'railway gyttero bj; the >Yenr. It will be-the aim of the city to tbe street railway ii operation by August 1st, which will give them couple of weeKs to get any HUte deficiencies fixed up hcfore the fair opens. Now that Lethbridge is practic.llf of the Dry Farming Conjriw it in absolutely ne- cessary to the railway system eoinpleted j'nar to handle it Seven month" will be little enough time to there is to Iio no raoiwy wasted. Other places have done it in less time, but the work has been temporary and has been largely money wasted. Whatever is 1o be done here will be permanent .work. In coniieotion with ttie laying of the street-oar there is talk of pav- ing Head north of the .tracks. The. street is only six feet wide, and -with the BOMB WAS EXPLODED AS A GREETING TO THE LETHBRIDGE DELEGATION BORDEN FELL INTO THE TRAP MEMBER OF THE NEW BORDEN CABINET "double, street car. tracks and the space between payed, .there will be Qnly thirteen. either side un- 'paved and it will hot cost a" grda't deal more to pave the whole street. The council, with this possible addi- tion, will, probably carry- out the paving programme outlined for this year. Supt. Relii expects to have the arc light system in the residential dis- trict in operation the end of this week, with 4i lights on the circuit. When it is completed in a few ilays after it it put into .operation there will be 53 lights on the residential arc light circuit. These arc lights are those' that were taken oft the business district circuit when the new ones were put on. It is the purpose of Mie department to extend the 'in- candescent system further in the re- sidential district. Work is being done on the orna- mental lamp-posts for Gall Square, and they will to'something to talk- about when they are put in'place. Colorado Springs and Dry Farming Congress Canada Crazy Gave Canadian Visitors Magnificent Welcome--" Alberta Will Win Big Exhibit Attracts Thousands and Impresses Jack Freely Displayed HON. A. E. KEMP, Minister Portfolio HORSE DROPPED EIGHTY FEET Tumbled Into Fraser River and Carne Out Alive Oct eighty foot drop from a cable Tnto the Frasor river tvas experience last week of ,horse owned ;by WelBh railwaj contractors on the Canadian Northern railway from "lale eastward was beinj, transferred across the'Fiaser canjon the jtlluaj" grade now under con struction. It was BUupended in a sling rope which broke. The horse, which wag blindfolded, plunged hind .feet first into the angry waters and the railway men expected to SM him alive again. Half an'hour later animal, after effecting a la ad hi g half a mile 'below the scene of the accident, was espied slowly making his way along the grade. He was none the worse for 'His thrilling' dive and escaped without a.scratch. (From the Herald's Own Kcport'er.) Colorado Spring, Col., Oct "Canada crazy, Canada. Canada, Can- no other wordy will describe the situit'tion in Colorado Springs with regard to Lethbridge and Western Ca'nadii for tlio nineteen twelve con- gress. Everyonn is talking Canada and every oue from bell .Mayor Avery is wearing a Lethbrklge but- ton. More people have usked about Can- ada since Lethbrfdgc special rolled in at five o'clock than ever talked Can- ada In this part of the country before, i day's program. Over one hundred and Canada has reason to be proud Canadian deKigatc-i have registered, of herself for A'iberta and Saskatche-1 "ml it is conceded that Lethbridge wan stand In the front rank with the! "'ill take home the special cup do- nated by the citizens of Colorado Springs for the largest delegation at beat exhibits at the congress. From I morning till -night Canadian; SAYSMINISTER OF LABOR IS COMING Rumor That he Will Ii vestigate the Strike Situation There is a rumor on the street to the effect that the new minister of labor. Hon. T. W. Crothers, is com; to the strike here at once, and that R. b. Bennett, M.P., is coming with him. No one seems to know where the story originated jml it is not generally credited. No word has been received from or Hosmer regarding the out- come of the conference' being held jhere, although, it is expected any time. There was a report circulating that tlie men wore ordered back to work tomorrow morning, lint there nothing in it. DISCOVER COAL Vancouver, Oct. five foot seam of coal was uncovered yesterday by Canadian Northern workmen at Uattle Bluff, in the Fraser canyon. HAS STRATFORD DECREASED? Stratford, Oct. to tile report of Assessor Sharmaa, Stratford's population is now' a decrease'of 252 from ..last year's figures: >The real iissesBniBilt is an Increase of oye'r that of last year. In every respect except, that of. population the returns are very satisfactory. NEW BANK K A ROAD HOG CAUSED BAD AUTOMOBILE WRECK Former Bank of Toronto Man ii General Manager Montrwl, Oct. wit re- ceived thli that the treamiry board at a ranting today at Ottawa .had granted a license to the Hanqiie Internationale du Canada. The bank, which hat been traltirn for Its license for some Him in order to begin op- orations, will accordingly atari, busi- ness at ooce. Mr. Godfrey Bird, for- merly ot the Bank or Toronto, has ,1. i Burned the duties ns general mpn-r down ovft.r _ --flQSSrs; ur of-the new appointed Momson christlc K C. RftinHden, also of the Bunk of whc" Arc rclt "IS car 69mS from under him he jumped also. Auri he tt'as jusl, in time, no sooner vacated his place limn the Car Diamond City People Es- cape Being Crushed to Death Dr. A re. of Diamond City, has a loud complaint the ui) lenmstiib n (lie toatl is peciilU on the Road hill i Yesterday afternoon .he was coming from Diamond City to Lethhridgc in his aiilo with U. G. Morrison, man a of UIL MoNons Bank at Di i mood City, nml T. NT. Christie, also of that town, when 'he caught up with a string of teams on the hill just past the little bridge, this place being the steepest .and most dangerous part of the whole hill The teamsters at the rear the turned out to give-the auto1 half the road, and tho re is plenty room tor two rigs all the way up, i hut the next teamster, spile-of re-I pealed invitations, paid no heed and j the auto "could not pass. Tlie doctor put on the brake, but it would not hold the machine. I-fe could not go ahead because tin: teamster' would let; him and he could not hack tin he- cause of the team behind ami the MEMBER OF THE NEW BORDEN CABINET booth is Hacked, ana as yet nothing has hardly begun. Alberta and 'Saskatchewan govern- ment exhibits are the best ever since Canada has been attending tli-a con- gregs.. Both occupyr.jarge stands in one-of the main teiiis. Arthur Per- rey, of Cardston, also-Jiaa one of tbe 1'Iiicst Individual, exhibits at "Um" con- vention, while the Lethbridge exhibit i-3 magnificent. Hundreds of "people say the Lethbridge exhibit is the best and hundreds of samples arc given out every, hour, but It took the arrival of the'Lethbridge delegation to bring a climax. Delay at "Denver held the'tra'in back unavoidably in spite-of tlic good work of the Burling- ton representatives and the Denver and Rio Grande so that the special did not arrive till late in 'the evening. Everybody. In the city was there to meet the party; The Exposition hand was on hand to meet the party, and impromptu parade -headed by the Kilties was "held through the city to headquarters.. Four bombs also an- nounced .the arrival of the party, which was announced in the press as one the special features of the MOOS1JAW VERY WISE CITY V Moose ,Taw, Oct. Jaw city council tonight pass- ec! resolution, only one alder- man dissenting, in favor of commission form of govern- ment. It is expected a new system will come into effect at thia beginning of the year. In the meantime the city clerk was instructed to advertise for an engineer eonnnissioner at a salary of not 'Jess than a year. the congress.. That is.oire feature In Alberta's cap. Congress Seems Certain Will LcLhbrldgu land luu emigre-, for next year? Voting takes place Thursday, but with every boost- ing it appears certain that the special (Continued on page 5.) Was Dynamite Intended For ThePresident HON. W. B. MANTEL Minister of Inland Revenue San Francisco, Cal., Oct. re. ior.t received today by an official of lie Southern Pacific railway from C i. Brown, section foreman for the road nt Naples, California, gave di tails of (to discovery of 36 sticks dynamite under the Cnirtqii viad ct 120 miles north of Santa Unrl in several hours before. President Tilt s special train passed over the. bn Iff en route to Los Angeles this inovn- 'ing. Tlir dynamite was found after the watchman engaged in a revol u bailie with two men who escaped. Santa llarlwra, Cal., Oct. 1G.K C K. Cnh'iti, vice-president, and general manager of the Southern Pacific to- night ollcri'd reward for (lie information that would lead to tliR: arrest of the alleged dynamiters. JAS. DUFF WAS VERY BADLY HURT Member Lethbridge tamily Victim of an Accident Calgary, Oct. serious acci- dent which will in all probability James divisional engineer of the G, P. Irrigation and Colonization Co, the'-usG 6C '.his occurred at Brooks'on'Sunday .according to ad- vices received! 'litere today. Mr.; Dnffi driving .in a WREOII when the horses bolted, et- deavoring to jump clear of the rig he fell to the _ ground and'had .his Toot badly crushed. He was hurried to the C. P. Irrigation headquarters at Brooks and medical aid sent from Calgary. Although he was badly hurt the medical men engaged in tho case state that he will probably escape with only the loss of a foot. That Laid for Just a Bluff Mr. Duff is a son of Mrs. J. Duff, and a. brother of Donald and Duncan Duff, of this city. Montreal, pet. The story pf how the Nationalists ''-bluffed Hon. R. "L. Borden right off the lot" Is .beinff noised abroad in the gloating of tho ictors. The proeesa ui ing was in th-a final stages of its com- pletion when the Nationalists pio- ceeded to tell Canada's premier "who'i who and what's, what." Ultimatum to Borden The Nationalist demand, with: all the weight of Henri Bourassa's thority behind it, was briefly Capartm-ent of Public Works for F. D. Monk. i Department of Inland 'Revenue for W. B. Nantel. Portfolio of Posim a Bier-General .for L. P. Pelletier. X6 Quebec Protestant to hold a portfolio in the cabinet. Borden Resistt Demand The ultimatum failed to bend R L. Statement on Behalf of the 1Jortlen to tne purposes of the tionali-jts. The premier suggested that he would complete tue making of his cabinet hi a spirit of justice to every- body. "Whereupon the Nationalists depart-ad, supplementing their.; ulti- NOT SETTLED IN THE MEN'S FAVOR Grand Trunk Pacific Striking Machinists Winnipeg, Oct. 17; James Sohier- ville, representative of the striking machinists and boilermakcrs of .'the- G. T. P., made answer tonight io .the statement made by Vice, Pre'siiteut Chamberlain ia" which the latter stat- ed that the second 'point. iu dispute, the question of wages, had been tl'ad in the men's favor. Sfr. Somer- matum with words -to. this effect: "You will either meet .our, or you will meet parliament with a ma- i jority 'of eight or nine the reduc- tion being ,due to the nineteen Nationalists" with Laurier." Earden's' Big Chance Ii: Borden permitted the depart In "high judg- ment." The saddest lot of jwliticians viile affirmed that the point had not j in the province of Quebec would been settled In the men's filvor, in much as their scale was still six cents below that of the Canadian Fa- cific and -the Canadian Northern. Fur- ther, the Bran had made an offer to return to- work and .terminate the strike on condition that there- be no discrimination against the men who had gone out on strike. He also stat- ed that the strike had not been de- clared until sixty per cent, of "the men had been locked out. EXPECT A BIG BATTLE WITH IMPERIAL TROOPS MEMBER OF THE NEW BORDEN CABINET HON. C. J. DOHERTY, Minister of Justice DRANK WOOD ALCOHOL; THREE ARE DEAD road was not wide chough -to turn around, He kept the brake on as be.sfi he could, but, the mtichinc start- Toronto, ehtef IslnterosU have wnt to Canada A. D. UuHenn to take entire charge of tho foreign exchange department Mr. A. Halcer, formerly of the bank, luis Hppointed manager ilic MoBtraal office. turned turtle anil liirneil ovtr at least four tinws before il readied the bottom of the ravine; on page Kort William, Out., Od. Ilio provincial police looking for two IndiniiK, who the ollicurs tbougbl could explain Hie death of Forbes, lighl-kc'eper nt Pic Isla miles from here, the twenty-live two Indians were found (iown in their cahin til Hay, few miles from the fie Islaud Korhes. 'nhont .seventy years of age, was I'ouiul yes- terday in a ilying condition at I'ie where he lived alone with his stepson of Ihis city, who hnd him i brought to tliu hospital, where he Revolutionists IVIarch to Meet Force From Pekin Sail Francisco, Oct. thousand revolutionary troops have been ordered from Wu Chang and Pong to Intercept the imperial soldiers en route from Pekin, ac- cording to a cablegram received late tonight by a local Chinese newspaper. Twenty thousand Manclm troops have oeen Sunt against the Revolutionists from Pekin and an engagement is ex- d within two riays. If the revo- lutionists are successful it is expect- ed that Canton will full sjiorUy. Believe in Socialism San .Francisco, Oct. procln- n ition announcing that re- public of Cluing llwai would assume all debts contracted by. the Mariclm that nil treatien would re- main effective ami lhat. foroign con- cessions would be rospciited and nil sisHtfrfc protected during (.he per- of.hostrtilira made here today. The proclamation was signed by t.iit Knn Cheng, commander of Hie police surmiscii they loo drank army of Central China. The died it thought, from iny wuml jilcolinl, u.sod to clean sig-iwunrf iilcobol secured at nal liRhls al. the Tno j IHHIW. It is all j bl, policr hoiirinj; lhat, two Indians led i had Imcn drinking whiskt'.y hiMvily for; any loans negotiated liy Ihn Jlano.hii been the Nationalists if Hon. R. .L. Bord.en had said l "Very well, I will meet parlia- ment with such majority country has ghen me, independ- ent of tli-a Nationalists.. And with the majority I-wiH put through a redistribution -bill, and go. to tbe country on the QUA Issue ag to whether V. D. Monk or.R.'L. Gorden is to be premier of Caii- ada.." Nationalist! Won the Day A good strong bluff, would have chased the Nationalists; to the tall Umbers. The Nationalists ..want tbe help pf the Conservatives to carry Quebec for Bourassa in the provincial elections. IE they offended.-BordeR. they ruined their chances in the pro- vince, and Quebec would not enjoy the proaepcct of the isolation that must follow the Borden appeal to the the straight; issue as to whether the chosen pre- mier, of Canada or the chosen-leadei; of tbe Quebec Nationalists TIBB to be supreme in the government at Ot- tawa. Tbe Nationalist gloating betrays tho truth that the Nationalists, were for on belmlf ot Hon R L'Bordep. and got everything they asked for in the allotment of he- cause the premier of Canada weaken- ed under the pressure of a 'pale blurt that the Quebec1 Nationalists would have never dared to make good, COWS CAUSE A TRAIN WRECK Mixed Train Ditched and the Engineer Was Killed I'ortatre la Prairie, Man.; Oct. The Groat, Northern mixed local run- ilng from Xeeho, X. D., to Porfage, ran into a herd of cattle tonight and was ditched, engineer nmicher of further stated that, foreign- j (Jrooltston, Minn., being killed, anrt j era the Manebu dynasty tin; lifihthoiisr just imforii (he stepson fouml the dying light-house kcnpcr, start nil srarcIiiiiE! for them. A wood- man by Ilic imiiii1 of CJonion, called sif lltL1 Indians' cabin (o pay a friend- ly visit, when he got no response to iinocMng at Hie door, he entered ami found both (lend yn tlic llnor and unc on tlic bed. two or three days. The names are Met'uy and Kred Smith. McCoy wns chief of the Hnnd of hidiiitis ;iiul was a fauiiliur on Hie .streets of I-'I.TL William. Korhes, Hghr-Iiouse kenp- er, has wife in the cast (he step- son is the only re.Uiiivc here. An in- fjticst will be held. Indians' "Bf'vermnoui after (Iio iBKinuiee of the liroclfimatlon would not be or nelinowledgod. l-'rom members of the Young: China Association in this city coning news today that the new rennbllc will fnvor govynimout ersblp of common carriers, govern- ment control of bankn and of other public facilities. (Continued on page 5.) I'Viink Wave, a firemen, and J. A. Haxlpr, hraliesman, both; of Bast Grnml !rorlts, were badly acaldt'd. Tlio tra'in carried ami freight and tlie first four con- taining settlers effects were wrecked, in addition to tho engine. The pass- enger coaches kept the rails and the own- pas a engers came through unscathed. A relief train' was immediately dlcj patched from Portage am! returned, bringing the injured to the hoaplial here. ;