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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Letfrbridge, Alta., Tuesday, October CLARKE PUTS ON Hawes Does Not Know WJW He is Talking About ACCORDING TO W. R Cornwall Has No Con- nection With the Railway Edmonton, Oct. D. Dy-ers, solicitor for William R. Clark-e president of the- Alberta Great Wa-I terways Raihvay, 'filed a statement .of defense in ;the in the: action, -brought, by. Alfred Hawes of .Toronto, "jointly' against Vf'.! R. Clarke, of.-Kansas; -J. :K. Cornwall, .or George D., of Winnipeg; .the "Canada West Construc- i'.io'n.' Railway Company. and Alberta Great Waterways Railway Company: The claims a one-sixth interest in llise "Athabasca Railway Company, the Canada West Construction Company and. -the'.' Alberia- Great Waterways Coriipany, the alternative two hundred and fifty thousand dollars daniages., statement, of defence ;Ciacke denies -practically in toto al- legations ;oi .plain tiff Hawes, and plac- e's "iibe burden; of'proof on plaintiff. The :action may be tried at the next session of the .Supreme Court-in Ed- Nuinber26l TOP ATIII FTIPC1 AY1 A TIT THE ATHLETICS AGAIN .DEFEATED THE ADD NAMES TO TOE VOTERS' Time Has Been Extended To November 10th. WILL POST THEROLL In all Conspicuous Places Throughout the 1 2 567 89 R H E GAME BY INNINGS CHICAGO ---1001000101-3103 PHILADELPHIA 002 010 60-- 914 2 CALLED OFF In Second Game Of Worlds Series Chicago Team Severely Beaten At Philadelphia Ritchie Substituted For Brown in the Seventh and was Hit Hard A Loose Game monion, although' plaintiffs may by reason.-! of .their desire to enter a re- ply t-o the' statement of defense, ne- .ce'ssitate; the postponement of the trial of. -'the. case' 'till- the December sitting.. Id jhis -statement Clarke denies all Ivndw-iedgc -of. all matters affecting the original Railway syndi- cates .'defendant -Corn- wall'-'and Mintjva3i'd Sena- tor, :Hoyi .members. He further denies that -plaintiff has or- ever7 had any-; right -or interest in the Canada or- Alberta .Groat' Waterway r-.Gompany.! The last', day on" which names can be added to the voters' -list was last evening changed -by, the council from Oct. 25th to Nov. The secre- tary-treasurer reported that.- he vhad completed his compilation of the lis from the assessment- roll and'Va naving one hundred copies printed which, would be posted up, all bve the city. Aid. Bowman remarked tha he would .like the -ratepayers given every opportunity for those entitled to vote "to. get their name on but if any of them'" _came; .'.growlin, around on election day because their names were not on, they 'should, eal a policeman and have' them thrown out... Aid. Frayne know if it ..was because it was too inuch the -qualifications of vot- ers were; not set opposite -their names on the list. The secretary said that there "was ;no- need." as "those on list at' w.-exe. .property .holders. A separate1 sctibo'l list .was thal rMinty ;was -retained as solicitor by him -vv-ith the. charter for.the Al- bcijta -Waterways Railway, and in securing the guarantee of bonds by the .government of Alberta, but that he had. no knowledge of Min-ty 'as being connected'with a rail- way syndicate-. He denies- that he Aid. Eowinan-.'mbved that-, a ordered drafted linquent taxpayers.- disqualifying de- .Those who .were in arrears for their-taxes even for the present year, he should .not be allowed to vote. Aid. Sage doubted if a .bylaw of that in any of the 'matters mentioned in He denies that defendants Cornwall, Minty atid himself were engaged in the promoting of the -Ath- abasca Railway Co. or 'that he pro- cured a renewal of the option in fav- or -of; A. Bowen, on December 1, for the purchase of. the Atha- basca Company's charter. -declares he properly acquired all the rights of the Athabasca Railway syndicate, although he denies that the syndicate was ever properly organ- ized1 or ever had any rights.' His denies that '-defendant Convu has or ever had' any interest in the Alberta Great Waterways Railway. He further -denies that he received information from Minty or Cornivall to prosecute the financial arrangements for the railway upon lines communicat-ed by Hawes to Cornwall and Minty as the securing of the guarantee of -bonds by. the gov- ernment, says.-he had an agreement with Cornwall to pay him ten thous- and dollars in cash and stock to the amount, of one hundred thousand-dol- lars in the Canada West Construc- tion Company as remuneration for services rendered. In conclusion he denies that he has received any pro- fits amounting to the sum of- seven hundred and forty thousand dollars' from the sale of the bonds of the A. W., and that there have been any dealings between plaintiff and the, Canada West Construction Co.. and and the A. G-. w. Co. and plaintifi entitling the latter to one-sixth in-' ter-cst in both: companys. get the city solicitor's opinion- first, anyway. Aid. Bowman and Oliver, However, maintained that it was per- fectly legal, declaring that it used to :be -done. >layor Adams and Aid. Frayne thought that it would be hard- ly fair to include the current year. After some further discussion the matter was drooped. the dis- cussion Aid. Bowman made the re- mark that he would like to see the poll tax raised to five dollars and give those from whom it is collected a vote. At present .they take and man who pays it is no better ,than a yellow dog as regards having a say as to its disposal. Tile secretary-treasurer, asked aibout polling booths. Aid. Frayne wanted tnree, one down town, another on the north side and the third somewhere a't tne south east part of the city Some thought that -it would be too difficult -a job to arrange matters so as to prevent repeating and that -there had better only be one poll. Aid. Jfrayne held out, however, and it was agreed to have, two polls, the same as last year, one on tbe south and the other on the north. side .Philadelphia, Aug.' atter yesterday's hard, battle on the diamond, the two leading baseball teams of "the world were again ready and fit for the struggle at Shibe Park lor the world's championship. 'Al- tnough the day broke a little hazy; the sun quickly dispelled the fog and the weather was'all that could be asked. Chicago, the National League. cham- pions, are apparently not downcast by yesterday's defeat. Captain' Chance's men have been through the fire be- fore. They are hard seasoned cam- paigriers. The leader of the .Nationals nad no excuse to offer for yesterday's result. He gives "Big Chief" Bend'er j all credit due him for his -masterful' pitching- and praised the "pla'ying, strength of the Philadelphia Athletics. Chicago players are confident of .vic- tory today. "It was a onejman game said one' of the players, "but "it won't be today." The Batting Order The batting order for is as "follows: If; Schulte rf; ilorman cf: Chance Ib; Zimmerman 2b; .Steinfeldt 3b; Tinker ss; Kling c; Brown p. Lord If; Collins 2b; Baker 3b; Davis Ib: Murphy rf; Barry ss; Thomas c: coom'bs.and Plank, pitchers.-. and Rigler the National League, and and Connelly, American: League. Larger Crowd at Gate's. There was a: larger crowd about tug gates' the park before "they were opened than yesterday; In fact, he crowd became so large fates were opened at ten, -an hour earlier than yesterday, and'at eleven more than rooters were on: the Dleacners. FIRST INNING first man up, was given his base on balls. He was. 'orced at -second, Collins to Barry, on Scnulte's grounder. Hofinan was sent to. first on balls, and Captain Vhance then si-enped up to the plate.- soth Schulte and Hofman advanced a base on Chance's grounder, which, was :oo hot for Baker to handle. The vere fulfe Schulte scored on Zimmerman's long sacrifice fly, and Steinteidt struck run. head of the Atnietics' batting list struck out. Ming muffed third strikeout got the runner at first. Lord -was tossed out, stemreldt to Chance. Collins placed a single to right centre and Baker, wno did such good hitting .in yester- day's game, came up. Collins, stole second. Baker was thrown tfrown to runs. long fly to Hofman. -Murphy took iirst 'on four pitched balls. Barry lorced Murphy at second, Tinker and Chance completing a double No runs. THIRD INNING given a.-base on halls for the second time. Schulte safe at Coombs' perfect JHoibrtan out on pop fly -TO .attempted, sacrifice. Scnulte was- nit on Davis' error. dhance struek out. out, SECOND INNING safe on Davis', er- ror, Baker making a perfect throw. Tinker was doubled up with Kling on the latter's line drive to Collins. Brown tossed out, Collins to No runs. Davis lifted a i-r- Winnipeg, Oct. is press ttie'stnitin have ing -th at refuses to can be secured.' strike tUeretore this "--al noon. The last strike was. in, >J. -51 arch, when the "mill- tary was called out. starts at" four .J.; -.o'clock.. Both sides are stand- --J- ing pat. Cause of. the Trouble Winnipeg, Oct. four o'clock today Tuesday, the street car men will go. on strike unless the .company backs down and reinstates lour men .who were recently dismissed. This is the effect of an ultimatum present- ed to the company by the union exe- cutive and which they, are stated to have trie cordial support of almost the entire force. The street: railway in a recently published statement took the stand that the men were ed for drinking in uniforms and that they are making an effort on-ibehalf of the safety of the public to have their cars run by men who do not m any shape or form get under the influence of liquor. They state the i rule is plainly posted in men's wait- ing rooms and also in booklet given each man. The men claim on the other hand that the men were selected Zimmerman ended the. inning on a drive to, No runs. Thomas reached first on SleinteJdt's error. ..Coombs struck out. Stniitk 'made infield hit" On Lowrs hit to' Zimmerman Strunk rorced-was ;forcedL at second -Thomas and Lord both scored on Collins' beau- tiful double to. lirst on runs. left. Bnker- out at hash's French Strikers' Commit- tee Have Taken This Action ANAROTISSS BUSY SMOKED THE PIPE OF Hatchet Buried at Meeting of the Business BOARD OF Is Guaranteed Better port .4.'! FOURTH INNING lifted a fly to Strunk. Tinker single'd' to centre. Tinker' was an- easy.out, Thomas ,to Collins, on an attempted steal. Kling struck runs. was thrown out at first by Tinker. Murphy lifted a nigh foul to Chance. Barry singled over, second.- On Thomas' single to right Barry took third. Coombs struck out for the second runs. FIFTH INNING reached first ia solution Passed The hatchet was .buried; Board oL. Trade and -the .Business Men's Messrs.-. Nourse, I ;others .who-, to have.-been: j tussle, at eon on T meeting: of >-the'-business rail- ;had j" VVgy strike CVenillsr OStensihlv'frir-IhpT' niimriciv I' t blamed For 1 o Wreck -a Siailvvay; ed off tonighp, This. cided at. a meeting of'.-a'tri le- ers comniitteec Railway Merrs will be oU'.al'l5 lines tomorrow.; evening ostensibly '.for of winding up the: business' in Connection with the "recent train' -but winch, it. was. lake the form. of' -a' iharv to WednesdavV- To Wreck Train- Farts, Oct. succession, of bomb .outrages''in coniiection "With the rail way' stri kie' reached a'.. -cfiniax to- fumble. Coombs' made .second fumble, Sheckard safe at first. Sheckard credited witi a sacrifice. Jlqfmaii given base on .balls. Captain cnance came to plate bases full. usance- filed out to and on return, throw to .the plate doubled .Thomas get- .ting No rims. Strunfc struck out on three Bitched, balls. .'Lord-: singled" to" -Rolling was given the glad Jiand to' the plate.-Lord -w-as if orced at 'second. Tinker to merman, on. Collins' grounder.. .Col- lins-stole second, his second steal of, the Collins scored on Davis' single .rto left, the latter going. to sec-, qnd on' a': .wild throw. Murphy was' thKnya out at first by One rim. 'f "SIXTH INNING V, Zimmerman was given his base on four straight balls, Coombs ger. train at was uirown at the fhe'f'tunnel, Uhabllere station, 'at a passenger train was- .The- bomb struck the limb: of a'-tree- ing off landed beside" the-, tracks >ith a terrific explosion.1. great hole, sending "lip- sfipwers and fragments of group of tracks near. ,by: .had; a narrow "-escape trom injury: ..They; seen three- person's toetore the tracks nor the tunnel train arrived a later and continued-its journey. So great was the force "of the explosion that all Versailles was" shaken. Thousands of people rushed, to the.-scene of the outrage and police "guards'were im- mediately strengthened "all along the line. This other outrages have aroused the public, and 'spurred the inary to Wednesday out a veritable love, feast, -j .the- satisfaction present: ;The turn-out 'was 'Keown was in the W. J. read the minutes" of ing. which, were passed' without? cussion. The chairman AV H. McKef" mentioned. 'that" ''th'e'.-'cliief of, the meeting would'' .passing. accounts the. winding up oLthe' He A: Gunningham ,to" tions'-draf ted br the'- special cfjmhiltr t-ee lo- be sent .to- the '-'Mayor .and, p'eriritendent v resolutions were; of ;were" passed- accounts: were 'rcadi.'by amounted -does not" -mcliide' (Ionian, been imorjnecl '.that tnelGaledonlanvSo h, suggested that' apepoji 'way to clear xip-..- -the- indebtedness: would be-to ask'.'the'onp hundred i- j unable to locate the plate.'police and military authorities to new btetnfeldt flied to Collins and Zim- merman was doubled up at first. Tin- ker sent a drive into left field for two bases. Kling flied out to runs.- Philadelphia Barry fanned, Thomas went to first on balls. He went to third on Coombs' single td centre. Strunk struck out for third time during the game. Lord's high foul was taken by runs. SEVENTH INNING struck out. Sheck- ard doubled into the right field crowd. efforts. The pplice-.ittri'bute the, bomb throwing to anarchists, and .fighting- revolutionists. They do not ".believe tne strikers are responsible and the irequency of the, attempt convince's them that they are confronted with a far-reaching conspiracy on the part of the anarchists, wno are taking ad- vantage of the strike agitation to des- troy property and terrorize the pub- He. train wrecking are reported from various; parts of Prance business who- lii'led to Smi: THESE TEACHERS NEEDED HORSEWHIPPING Man., Oct. Abraham Potkan, a school teacher in the Mennonite village of Cnmthal, was convicted of indecently assaulting four school children under -the age of four- teen and "was fined one hundred dol- lars or six months in jail. Monday Peter H: Biesbricht, a Men- nonite school teacher in the German school here was arrested charged with immoral crimes on seven girls fo7 a period extending over two years at. Altona School house. It is understood both had old fashioned ideas of pun- ishment MEDICINE HAT ALMOST UNANIMOUS Medicine Hat, Oct. seven votes were recorded here today against tne bill granting a site and a ten thousand dollar gas well to the Al- berta Iron Roller Mills Co. Work on tne buildings begins on the 24t.h. The company will -employ a hundred men. CUBA'S WORST STORM MANY MILLIONS LOSS Havana, Oct. The .Island of] by the loss of their homes and their. Cuba has probablv- -sustained the especially plantations uhd corn. greatest -naterial disaster in all her ]t "ow s.nis that the Re- in ,H V Ivhifh cycUmc eh oegan with the light fl r tating Inu.ncanes and. continuin labile will have to request interna- iional aid for them. Whilp all com- imniication wiUi the interior has been OH there is reason lo hope thS Qriciu, Can-aguav and Santa Clara hav furv of In tin- of Havana the there was home warning had hardly which up to. then had been southeast, changed to south- west with renewed fury, the cyclonic hla'sts swept over ivlatanaza, Pinar, Delrio and provinces, com- pleting the destruction wrought by the lirst storm. It is, impossible to estimate even roughly the -damage, which doubtless will aggregate many millions of dollars, "in addition t the great destruction to sugar and tobacco, many thousands of peasants in the three, western provinces have mainly due to th- destruction of the customs house sheds, which were fill- ed wiih perishable goods, the sinking of scores of lighters, many of them on' account of their union proclivities and further say that if the company wish to prevent men drinking while on duty they should make a start higher up and get after some of the neacis. They claim, say the men. to dictate the way we must sell our labor, but Heaven forbid ahat in thhis fair Dominion of ours that any cor- poration should have tyrannical priv- ilege of absolutely controlling men's Jiberties whilst off duty, even though tney are wearing uniforms of a com- pany. A strike here will present pe- culiar difficulties in view of spread of the city which renders a car ser- vice practically a necessity and in, view of cosmopolitan character of its! roreign population. As in alt slums i on the continent foreign population j predominates, indeed, in overwhelm-j ing proportion and owing, to oft mis-' H of man was given his base on .balls, for-the third time. Captain Chance tuen faced Coonibs. Sheckard scored on Chance's single to centre. Hofman being held on second. Zimmerman's grounder forced Chance, Collins to run. Kitchie pitching for Chicago. given base on balls. Baker's single to right field placed Collins on third. Davis drove ball into left field crowd for two bases, scoring Collins and putting (Continued on page narrowly averted. -The express for Marseilles from Nice was derailed and working of trajns were found to have been tampered witn. Half a dozen bombs have been exploded in the city of Paris and al- though the damage has been slight, We people are apprehensive. .petition, in -regard to the- train 'crew's removal, to contribute one dollar each' and. the. balance, alter ,.had" been, paid, could he donated-, to -'-tab Ladies' Aid of the Gait. Mr. CunninghanV- in formed. 'thl'mce't--.-'- ing thai the Board of willing to pay the expenses incurred by the business men and in his. opinion they .should be allowed to do so. -The city gave the Board. of Trade a grant. part of which could be ...turned to the business men to pay; expenses incurred while carrying outwork; in the city's best interests. C. G. :K, Nourse was present and agreed .with.' Mr. Cunningham rs He moved that the offer of the .Board 'of Trade be accepted. Although the chairman's suggestion was undoubted- a, good one, it would be. to accept the Board's ofier.- ?vtr.; ningham in seconding the motlb_n spoke strongly in its it would help to smooth over any ..ill- feeling between the Board of. Trade and the business men. Discussion Follows "r Mr. McKcown before putting, the motion to a vote invited a discussion on the subject. He, although not .by, means, antagonistic-, to the '-Board v.w -JJUtJLl.11. hundred women., the wires of of Trade, thought that the business men should be allowed to carry, the matter taken up by them to a ima! conclusion. The expenses were much smaller than had been first anticipat-- ed and the money could easily be col lected. An informal discussion fol- lowed which showed that the senti- strikers, attempted to parade tonight. Tney carried placards, summoning tne women of France to oppose "The Scandalous Opulence of the Finan- ciers" and help to alleviate the mis- ery of the small wage earners. The police dispersed the women and ar- rested several of them. Toronto, OJit., Oct. sil-j mise that the premier may ask his pswails at the parliament Imiid- j lord-ship to assist in whauvpr course taken leniency of British laws, trouble i jngs "anent dis.elosur.-s of Bishop Fal- loving and anarchist element abound. As snown few rears ago a strike Ou (Continued on page S.J which all interests will have an op- jportunity to present their ease. ._ miffht nm, he crninc far afield to sur-1 ihe ;