Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
THe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1909. NO. REASONS FOR SENATE'S Dr. Tory Would Like To Make Explan- ation Dr-.H- M. Tory, President of the. Alberta "University was in the city yesterday and- addressed briefly two meetings of the Southern-Alberta Teachers' Association Convention. In_ conversation with the Herald Dr. To- ry expressed the desire to have an opportunity of the facts of the reasons why... the Senate of the University had% decided to establish the. agricultural department in con- jinction with the University .and. stating that he would be glad to have an opportunity of addressing a meeting on the subject of agricultur- al education', if one could arrang- ed. He went on to' say that the ac- the Senate had only -been tak- en after a most thorough examina- tion of Agricultural Departments both united with vand- separate from, the University. After consultation with and advice from the leading ed- ucationalists in the North American! continent and Europe who are con- j nected with schools and colleges -of! both1 kinds 'they had come to their] decision. The judgment of these men was almost unanimous in favor of union both economy and efficiency. An additional reason that was equally strongly urged was the. advantage of having men repre- QUEBEC LOSES SHOE FACTORIES Forced by Labor Conditions to Move to Montreal Quebec, Oct. of Quebec's shoe factories employing together five hundred and 'fifty hands are, ac- cording to the Chronicle, about, to remove to Montreal, having decided that- the labor situation in .-Quebec 'has made it impossible to stay in business in'their present location and meet the keen competition .existing in the Canadian boot and shoe industry. The firms in question are the James Muir Co., and the Riverside Shoe Co. It is stated that the employer has entirely lost control of his help. No employee can be discharged with- out the permission of the union and after an investigation has been made by the business agent.. Men can only be engaged by sending to the .'office of union and taking the man next on the waiting list, be. he good, bad or indifferent. Wages have been rais- ed to a scale that takes all the pro- ATOMS By Giant Powder Caps While Playing Miner LEAVE COMMONS FOR LEGISLATURE A. J. McLean, M. P., to Enter! San Jose, Oct. boys whose ages ranged from eight to ten years were blown 'to atoms last night by an explosion of five hundred event it .is not unlilcely that Mr.'Mur- Provincial Cabinet of Nova Scotia Halifax, Oct. A. J. Mc- Isean, M.P. for Lunenberg, is in the city and will announce in a few -days his decision as to entering the pro- vincial government. It is under- stood that he has been tendered the position of attorney general and" -his acceptance .of the post will necessi- tate' his resignation as member. Mr. McLean has been one of the best filters" upon the government side and has already acquired a na- tional reputation. It is rumored that should he. retire from federal po- GET HOME RULE Hties that he i Premier of Nova soon become, the Scotia, in which giant powder caps. The boys, whose fathers worked for a mining company here, were playing miner and had crawled through a crack in the ma- sonry of the mine, left by the earth- fits of the are so large 1llake outside that men will' not- vorl- a full and began to tap one of them into a UNIVERSITY JAKES RECORD (.hol'e with a boulder. The resulting explosion Avas heard for miles and the mine employees fearing the mag- L azinc next, dared not ap-i ray will enter Dominion politics.. REGINA BANK CLEARINGS Begina, "Oct.'." clearings for week ended'today; totalled as week ago., an in- crease1 of which is slightly tmcler the increase, of last week. proach for some time. One Hundred Students At Beginning Of Second Year An enrollmebt of ninety-nine stu- .dents, with several others taking spe- cial lectures, is the record .of the seating all' professions of the com- Alberta University at the beginning! munity educated -together. It was of its second year. Last year there i found that the growth of the number were about forty students in attend- of-agricultural students m thus tlle attendance this year ties where they had -Agricultural raore than double that of partments was out of all proportion j and as far as is known establishes" a with the growth of the students in record amonS -the Universities of Am- any other departments, showing that i erica as to second year's enrollment, students' and'public alike appreciate j are soine the facts mention- LOVETT SUCCEEDS THE LATE E. H. HARRIMAN New York, Oct. S. Lov- I ett was elected president of the Union 'Pacific to succeed the late E. H. Har- iriman'at a meeting of the board'of j directors today. The executive com mittee was re-elected with Judge Lovett... as chairman, to which place He was sleeted as Mr. Harriman's successor a few days ago. A. L. Moh- ler, J. C, Stubby Julius Krutschnitt and William Mahl were appointed vice presidents. union of i ed to the HeraW Dr- Tory's special visit to of the-University, who was in; was in connection with estab-j tbe city yesterday. Dr.-Tory ex- lishing of of extension lec-jPressed Wniself. as -greatly tures in this city. These were start- with the splendid attendance at the university and., is also pleased.to say that Lethbridge has contributed" four of the most promising students SENATOR JOHNSON IS DEAD Washington, D. 0., Oct. 22. of the death of TJ, S. Senator M. N. Johnson, at Fargo; N. D., has reached here hy telegraph. ed last year, and were so favorably received by people of Calgary, Ed- and other places where they were-established that-the University wanted to give the opportunity to- other "places these lectures during year. After explaining last night to the Teachers' "At Home'; the purpose of this course, a meeting was held and a committee appointed to see about the .organization of a ANNUAL LAUR1ER ANNOUNCEMENT Report Of His Retirement Again On the Rounds In Europe London, Oct. a letter writ- ten -by a member of the Canadian go- vernment to a friend here the possi- bility and even probability of Sir Wilfrid Laurier's retirement from the Premiership" is discussed. That Lau- rier's health is 'far from good has for some time been manifest, but 'he has still entertained that rather than withdraw from his post, he would consent to take-a holiday of three'or six months in European waters. In the event, however of his retfrement. the ihis successor will be Hon. W. S. Field- T. P. O'Connor Says It Depends On the House Of Lords INSURANCE MEN SEE FIELDING He Declines to Make Any Pledge But They Will Be Heard New York, Oct. hopes -for home rule for Ireland.are held out by T. P. O'Connor, Member of Par- liament for Liverpool, one of John Redmond's chief lieutenants, who ar- rived on the Lusitania to. spend a short time in. the country raising; funds to aid the Irish Parliamentary Party. "As-the situation now stands, ev- erything hinges on the action to be taken by the, House of Lords on the said Mr. O'Connor- "If the budget is tKrown out by the House of it means a general election, which will necessitate large expenditures by bur Party. The el- ection will help Ireland because it is bound to be followed by a fair bal- ancing of the parties that will make it-he Irish vpte an important factor in Parliament. "Just what the House of Lords will do with the Budget is problem- atical. Personally, 11 have been un- der the impression that it would pass the budget, but you hear something; different -every minute. I regard the outlook for Home Rule as very favor-- able." Ottawa, OctrT large deputation representing Canadian Fire Insurance Companies waited this afternoon upon Hon. W. S. Fielding, Minister of Finance and Superintend- ent Fitzgerald regarding the legisla- tion prohibiting the New England Mutual and other unlicensed fire in- surance companies doing business in j Canada. It had been understood that the bill which passed the House last ses- sion was to be introduced at this coming session in the Senate and. promptly put through both houses as a government measure. The mem- bers of the deputation here today who are mainly from Montreal and the Maritime provinces urge the Fin- ance Minister to amend the draft of the bill itself to meet their wishes. Mr. Fielding declined to make any pledge in this matter, but suggested that they would have an opportunity to present their views before the Sen- ate Committee after the bill had been introduced. NEW CABINET GIVES NEW HOPE And Relief To Spain -Liberal Premier Is Patriotic KING EDWARD MUCH PLEASED BUCHANAN'S PORTFOLIO Edmonton, Oct. is understood that W. A. Buchan- an's portfolio in the Alberta government will be that of Provincial Secretary and Mu- Commissioner. of the group at, present at the Uni- versity. SE N ATO R CASG RA I N OPPOSED TO H. B. ROUTE Says De- TEACHERS' CONVENTION IS CONCLUDED Officers Morgan, B.A., Is ions Meeting At the Hat Road Should be Built to velop Country Howtver i The sessionvof the Teachers' j yeaes stated that be believed the Montreal, -Oct.- -the j-vention this morning ;was divid-ed Alberta system was borrowed from class to take these lectures. The coin-1 Club last night on the ques- mittee is.composed of Dr. W. S. tion of Senator Cas- braith, J. H. Fleetwood, i grain expressed a strong opinion that the Hudson Bay route would never be of any use for carrying grain or other chairman of the local .School Board; W. A. Hamilton, 'principal of the city school; C. F. P.. produce from the Northwest to Great and J. D.' 'Higinbotham, The lee- j 'Britain as the. prevalence of ic? dur- ing the most part of the year and the high cost of insurance would much to two sections primary and seniofl the Scotch-or vice-sersa. They in which papers .adapted moreves- very similar in all details, pecially to those particular grades j "he programme in Scotland providr- were read. ed for instruction in physical train- more than counter balance any sav- j good, resuits, from its- study, ing by short land haull. Despite this' tures will -be given from time 'to time by professors 'of the University on subjects that are of interest and pro- fit those who. are studiously in- clined. is expected that ;the remarked that he course will include about eight, or ten [was not: opposed to building of a rail- and will be on of I-ivay to Hudson's Bay by the govern-i to a paper and merely .made history, and lines of ment as mines might be discovered some suggestions on the sibject In the senior section Mr.- Curtis'of [ing as well ..as intellectual Macleod opened the meeting- witH a j The entire education of a child there paper on nature study discussing'the jjs all he- from various standpoints its-; ing supplied, by the government. j suing year resulted as follows: the method of He discussed also to some. length i Honorary President, J. W. Brown, ferent departments next year was deemed advisable. It- was urged that the department should make, provis- ion for supplying pictures to schools and the president should name a com- mittee to draft a course of studies in civics to be presented to the teachers at the next convention. -The election of officers for the en- Dr. Coffin -gave -a short, :talk 'on 'his i lea of how language work-should, be] the various subjects taught and the classification' in Scottish schools, of Ravmond taUght. He had nof come prepared '.instructive paper on the subject of thought, in the .Vacant country of intermediate grades. plkn was to Carefully through grainmar. He advised the use of the the history follpwing this up wfth The only.; expense to be borne by: the in -the bay which could at-' some' dis- j inductive method :througnout and ;re- j the mating of notes the pupils local class -will be the regular regis- tration fee of S2.00 a member for the season. DISTRICT COURT AT PINCHER CREEK tnat date m'ake such: a road profit-. that an attempt should bej able. But as shipping route, he had I to do awav with technical' no confidence in it. Several Small Cases Come Up for Consideration Pineiier Oct. pro- ceedings, held at the. district court held here on Tuesday with Judge Gar-j penter presiding were very brief and of little interest. Following "is a list of tKe cases that came up for hearing: Geo. S; Mills vs. Mrs. P. Fitzpat- rick, account for Judgment for and. costs. Palmer and Thomson for plaintiff; A. C. Kemmis for the defendant. C. Hartley vs. Geo. Downe; judg- ment in absence; of -defendant. A..-CV Kemmis -for. plaintiff; Palmer and Thomson for defendant Herron vs. Pincher Creek Coal Co., continued till next court sitting. Palmer and Thomson for plaintiff; A. u'. Kemmis for defendant. Canadian Oil Co. vs. ,-McGuire. Ac- tion dismissed in absence of plain- tiff -with costs to defendant. A. C. Kemmis .and Palmer and Thomson. McGuiro vs. Pincher Creek Coal Mining Co., continued till next sit- ting. iPalmer and Thomson; A. C. Kemmis. Earthquakes At names and expressions derived from the Latin using more common j descriptive words or phrases. Mr. Fulton of Medicine Hat read a i very interesting paper on Educa- school in Scotland for about twenty BUSINESS IS BOOM- ING AT Oct. clearitgs this" week amounted to compared; with last year, and in 1907. Messina, Oct. earth j shocks felt in the vicinity of Mount Etna coincided with the renewed ac- tivity of Mount Vesuvius, has caused much alarm -here. The fact that such seismic disturbances have been pre- McCARREN IS BETTER York, Oct. 21. Apprehension The work in .Raymond had. been di- vided into -thrtje stages, one class cov- ering of the text, the sense j next class -the lolloping portion till in the fifth standard a general review of the whole text was made. This was found to be attended with very satisfactory results. In the primary section also many valuable hints were obtained from' papers read and discussed.- Miss Burnett of the Normal School over the condition of State Senator Patrick H. McCarren gave place to- day to hope of his recovery. The of Calgary took up in detail the pri- mary reader of the Alexandra series and explained -tie methods of present- ing the various lessons. dieted by Frank L. Ferret, the scien- Brooklyn Democratic leader passed a, tist, formerly assistant director of comfortable night, and this ..morning i the Royal Observatory on Mount Ve- temperature and pulse were norH suvius, does not lessen the uneasiness mal> whlle was to sail for Liverpool, carryim freight only. There the ship will into dry dock and be generally over- hauled. Her sailing dates m tie meantime will be taken by steamers of the Allan Line.