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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta 1Ee Lethbridge Daily Herald J VOL. II. LETHSRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1909. NO. m. THREE RAILWAY LIN HEAPING FOR LETHBRIDGE C. P. R. and C. N. R. Officials Confirm Lines To Be Built At Once Winnipeg, Oct. Tribune says: Lethbridge will be one of the most "important railroad centres of the West. Three railroads, the C. N. R., the C. P. R. and the-Hill lines cilities necessary, settlers will flock to and fill up the country, and no doubt the produce handled -will pay handsome profits to the three great lines whose enterprise is developing SCOTCHMAN PRAISES ALBERTA'S LIBERALITY are all rushing construction to make the -district. connections there.. The Canadian Pa- confirmation From Companies cific has reached a point 30 miles j west of and on this line j Interviewwl.'by the Herald Hon. W. Towards Are Not High Enough Montreal, Oct. John Si-ru- thers, secretary of the Scotch Educa- tion Department with headquarters ia London, who has been visiting the different Canadian centres said tonight prior to liis departure, that he was first impressed with the splendid lib- erality of the provinces ''of Alberta and Saskatchewan towards their schools and also with the iMacDonald College" at St. Anns, which he pro- nounced as the wonder of the gen- eration. He says, however, 'that the status of the western teacher is net high enough as he remarked that a young girl out of the course would command the splendid salary of six hundred dollars per annum. In fact he thought that when the trained teachers of Scotland hear' of these, prices there will be a general move- ment towards the plains of Western two new towns have already sprung A. Buchanan, who returned tiis morn Trossacks is about ,15 ing.from Edmonton, said .that .he had -Canada, of-Wcvburn, and Forkard learned" while in Edmonton that "Wil- is -at the end of the track. Forkafd j Ham. Whjrt'e, second vice-president of WAffl urn ur mostly Americans and .Canadians. j at the 'Lctbhridge end of the Loth- i Farther south, from Midale, Sask., bfldge-Weyburn line at once. FIRST TRAIN OVER NEW LINE HUBERT LATHAM MAKES A DARING FLSGHT With Crowds of Spectators. Blackpool, Eng., Oct. cap- abilities of the aeroplane in the hands of a daring pilot were simplified to- day when Hubert Latham, the French aviator, gave aft exhibition that first entertained and then terrified the spectators., In a Latham i battled against a gale which was blow Arrived ThjS Moining ing thirty miles an hour, twice eircl-j I ing the course. As the machine strug- j j g-led in the teeth of the gale it. ap-j j peared at times to stand still in the a in, howievofr, Lath'am oarae about in the wind the monoplane was driven at a rate estimated be- CABINET MINISTERS RIDE Tatlow, Fuiton, Carter-Cotton Resign Because Of C. N. R. Railway -Old Man Bridge Completed The first train over the new cut-off tween eighty hundred miles from Macleod arrived in Let-abridge an houiv. time he battled and this morning. Inspector Drury in was c-arried out to sea and the crowd, x, Victoria, B. C., Oct. their reasons for resigning other that the announcement that Ministers that they disagree over the railway, policy ol Premier McBride? m Tatlow and company with Superintendent Chud- which Fulton have resigned from the McBride cabinet rather than lend support to such a policy as Pre- worked up to a high j mier McBride introduced in his agree- leigfc of Cranbrook, made the trip in j pitch of excitement, ceased to cheer! ment with the C; Mr. Price's private _car Minnedosa., and SQ M the aviator to come _ a inadian Northern The train was in charge of Conductor when aijght he-was not I Choquette and Engineer Moore. N. j to attempt, a further Oct. was announo- ed last night that Hon. Captain Tat- low, minister of finance, and Hon. F." J. Fulton, provincial secretary, .would retire fronr the government j Railway, comes a rumor that the and would probabiy not seek re-eleo- t iu'Kn AT JLLtlf Ai the C. N. R. is making its way' A -prominent official of the through an as yet unoccupied prairie I dian Northern told Mr., Buchanan j country. Running parallel to the C. j that his company in all liklihood P. R. "this .line 'is being pushed as would be grading into Lethbridge fast as possible and should reach 1 from the north by next fall. This JQ: Lethbridge at aboil; the same time company, this official'. said also, is' as the C P.R. nou" constructing a line to Lethbridge The Great Northern chain of lines from 'Man-field, Sask., which; is south from the south will also be no mean 1 of Regina on a branch running to i competitors in the fight for western Estevan. This, line is known to the business, and work-ins: gangs will soon company as the Lethbridge-Maryfield be pushing their construction -ton this j line, does not seem to be known to anv extent bv the general public. u n and From Canadian latest phase of railroad activity. The country between Weyburn and With two lines coming -to Lethbridge Lethbridge is'of great extent and ier-; and one building out from -this city, tility, and now that it is assured j railway operations "will be very con- that" thev will have the railroad fa- siderable during.'the next year, or, so. NEW YORK'S MARGN'V OF BONDED NDEBTEDNESSJ Refere-e Tracey Makes His Report Which Was Sustained By Court of Appeals PROTECTION THE Brooks, district engineer at Cai-.jwhile the wind continued high, gary was also in the party. They; report that the road is in excellent j condition. j 1U? The bridge over the Old Man River i.Iff was completed yesterday with the ex- j eeption of putting in a few rivets. A j small amount of ballasting is also tr> j be completed at the east end of the; j bridge. i Beginning Oct. 31, a new i time table will come into force, when j Strains will begin running Over the; i line. There will be'very little dik-j j ferenee in the time of the trains ex-j cept in the case .of the locals which j 1 will arrive two 'hours apart instead j of about half an hour as at present. This will be much more convenient Hon. F. Carter-Cotton, president of tion }n Vancouver "and Kamloops re- the is also contemplating a I Spectively. similar move. So far the public has j "sensation was caused when it wan only a general statement ;by the Pre- stated the reason of Finance Minister micr as to what the agreement for j Hon G T Tatlow and Hon. F- J, bonusing the Canadian Northern by ir.-'nt.eeinsr." the bonds. The Pre- Fulton, commissipner of lands, had withdrawn from the coming fight on micr will not yet reveal the contract j accoimt of their disapproval of the but the fact that the two ministers j poiicy Of administration in regard to who ha have seen the con- j tkc c.N.R. extensions in the pro- vjlice oiler At Burst-Several Were N. Y., Oct. 22.-The re- M D F. Tracey, j jj f. HdHlS Products port, of General Benjamin as referee, finding the margin of un- used bonded indebtedness of New York City on June 30, 1908 at was practically sustain- j 'ed'by the Court of Appeals today ex- j cept in two particulars, I _ Jefferson M. Levy, David Meyer and j the Fleischmann Realty and Con- j Ottawa, Ont., Oct. W. O. Sca- struction. Company, sought by injunc- i leyf Liberal M. P. for tion to prevent further subway con- j w-tlo is ia city, is urging an in- struction in New York, including the creas.c jn tariff on agricultural pro- Fourth Avenue subway in Brooklyn i ducts He argues that" protection be extended to farmers as well manufacturers and also Ottawa, Oct. ..Wilfrid. Laur- ier to-day promised early considera- tion to request of deputation busi- j ness men from Montreal, Toronto, Sydney, N.S., Owen Sound, Ottawa j and G-uelph for subsidy of quarter of j a million dollars for three years in i aid of proposed line of freight steam-! jers-'tb ply to: New Zealand Aus- tralian ports from Montreal, Quebec, St. John and Halifax. Company pro- posed that; steamers make six.trips a: year. i It was pointed out that the bulk of Canadian "'exports to New Zealand and Australia now go via New York, tract and were dissatisfied: with "it _ has created a great deal of uneasi- in entire accord with Premier ncss among the general public who j Bride and his colleagues. fear it is far more objectionable than TatSow says, in his opinion, -the as- n the inall other matters they are Mc- APPOINTMENTS j and that the facilities are not what Court caused by the promotion I they should be. These :exports .total 1 four millions per annum. Also point-1 at a cost of on the i ground that the city would exceed its as constitutional debt limit. The lower :quo.tes statistics to show inequality court sustained G-eneral Tracey's find-iof Canadian imp0rts from United ings. States in agricultural products. The States has by far the long While it cannot be estimated at pre j sent just how much leeway the city j end of tne Business. Mr. Sealey has under the Court of Appeals de- wants the government to put up the cision it seems to be apparent that; tariff on Butter, cheese, pork, eggs, the proposed constitutional amend- j hay and .norses> ment to.be voted on at the Novem- ber election is to be continued in Nevr j DAN ISH CAB I NET York city. Under G-eneral Tracey's; HAS RES1-GNED report as referee, the city has a-lee-j Copenhagen, Oct. cabinet way of for new subway ;0f which Count 'Holsteiii-Ledrcbord construction.' The Court of Appeals j was Premier, resigned today following cuts this leeway down to a vote in the Chambers of Deputies bv providing that there must be in- j expressing want of confidence in the eluded in the debt computation of i government. The cabinet which was involved in city contracts j formed on August 16 last. ;has been for'public improvements, less the am- subjected to a sharp criticism irj the ount already charged against the city j matter of the budget, which a as -earned on contracts, which am-1 large deficit. t ount is leaving to be ed out that, the shipping ring threat- j ens to put up the rates. The deputa- j tion was introduced by J, G. Turiff.' M.P. for east Assiniboia. Ottawa, Ont., Oct. annual subsidy of a quarter million dollars for three years in aid of a projected lin-e of freight, steamers from Canada] to Australia and New, Zealand -was for people coming into the city to do j Quebec, Oct. terrible acci- business, allowing for this be-1 dent occurred here this -evening at ienee of waiting over till the next i the Chateau Frontenac, by which Mr. day to return. j Edward Laurie, of Montreal was kill- ed, and four other men severly injur- j dt if. j ed, one a, leg broken, other scalded i j by-steam. The accident'was caused j IMPORTANT I .by the bursting of a "T" joint be- tween two tubular boilers, which are! I being installed in -the engine room j under the new wing to the Chateau j Frontenac and which are designed -to j if. run the electric plant and to heat the building. The'casualties are: if. i Laurie, of the Mech- anical 'Department at the Angus Shops, Montreal. Injured: G. Mc- Dermott, Jas. McMaster, T. J. Hat- j ton and another man, whose name j has not been of Montreal. The accident occurred at half past five this evening at which time eight or ten men were working around the boilers which are being installed they have been, led to believe. Pop- ular feeling is setting against Premier McBride, as Mr. Tatlow, one of the ministers who resigned, was regarded as the -backbone of the rnov-ement. The chances of the Liberals winning the. election, which were very slim at sistance promised the C.N.R. -by the government is excessive. Fulton, the other hand, claims no assistance is necessary, as the C.N.R. will have to build to the coast- in any-case in order to compete with other trans- continental roads. The fact of -the the start, have improved, and there j withdrawal on the eve of the election, and their criticism of is no reason why they should not at- tain power. The resigned ministers have as vet made no statement as to the government policy, -was a distinct {Continued on Page Four.) Ottawa.. in council were put through, to- day appointing the Hon. R. F. Sutherland, former: Speaker of the -House of Commons to the vacancy on the Exchequer di-. vision of the- Ontario High SAVED BRIUSH MDEINCANADA JAPAN .WILL GIVE CANADIANS A CHANCE of Mr. Justice Anglin to .the Supreme Court Bench tit Ot- tawa and the appointing of W. S. Calvert, M. P. for West (Middlesex chief Liberal whip hi the .Commons, to the vacancy on the National Transcontinental Railway Com- caused by the death of the late Commissioner Rob- ert Reid. Writs for the bye- To Get Share of Twenty Millions for Railways s Ottawa, Oct. A. Harm, j Canadian Trade Commissioner, at.-Yo- n T IV J kohama, states that in its next bud- What Preferential 1 arm Did; japan appropriate l for government railways and advises the Canadian Steel .Companies to get after a share of the business by sonding representatives to Japan. For Great Britain In Canada BERT RAPLEY HAS DISAPPEARED Belleville, Oct. in the Canada Foundry Company of Mon treal. The work of installing the i boilers and electric machinery was, London, Oct. referring to by his recent visit to Canada, Lord Mil- this city of Bert Rapley, a commer- mtt a man cial traveller, 'are much concerned ner said that he had whose business it was to- study the over his disappearance. He was in question of the Importation of Brit- Napanee on Tuesday and registered applied for this morning .by a elections in North Essex and tion of. Marine and manufacturing in--! terests, which awaited upon Sir Wil-'; West Middlesex were issued forthwith and the elections will take place, in about .three weeks. "He belonged at the Campbell House. In tne even- he wrote letters in his room at hotel and left them on the table BLUNDERS fr-id LaurR-r, Sir Richard Cart-wright j and the Ho-n. Messrs. Fielding and! Paterson. The line is being promot- j ed by the Imperial- Export Company of Toronto, and the steamer should i run froni Montreal, Quebec, St. John and Halifax. It was urged that at j the present time a great proportion of the Canadian freight from New j Zealand goes through New York and-.j totals annually. Six sail-i ings a year'am proposed. The com- pased to begin with chartering steam-' ers and guarantees a minimum of tons of freight for each sailing, the assizes here today, nearly completed and it is stated to Canada. that the boilers were working at a! to no party and he- had no political pressure of 115 pounds and running j bias, but he had immense information the dynamos in the engine room.! Lord Milner said he asked him to tell i unsealed. He went out on the street i Without warning, a large joint con- him honestly what had been the effect and has not been seen since. He waa nccting the two boilers'burst. The j oLJthe Canadian preference with re- due in this city day, but failed explosion was terrific and a rush of 1 gard to importation of British goods j- is. .abom. aO years blinding steam which blew those near j and his reply was that it had saved :of tal1 and fair- the boilers some distance away. for Great Britain whatever trade she j Mr. Laurie, who was looking after still had with Canada. j the engineering work, was blown for- FIRE IN C. N. R. DEPOT AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Man., Oct. 3.15 this morning, fire broke out at the.C. ty feet, sustaining a fractured PLANTERS AND POLICE a broken leg and other injuries, be- JN ARMED RESISTANCE sides being terribly burnt and scalded jbv escaping steam. He fell in the! Mulla' the midst of the steam, but was res- Francisco, Oct. the Ca-, it had. made much hoadway I N. R. depot on Water .street, :ind 3. via San j though the blaze was cliecked before LUC. illiuov Ui uuu n i cv-ed by Mr. John Hayes, of Montreal coa Commission appointed by the erabk was dcme by lhc q German residents of Samoa, ordered of water which were used to the included in the' city's indebtedness j which was not included by G-eneral deliberat- n-g two and a half hours the jury Tracey the sum of i trving Bell Turner, on a charge. Jof murdering an adopted infant, to- I night brought in a verdict of man- ERECT MONUMENT TO Vancouver, B. C., Oct. _ ic note -was struck in no uncertain fashio-n and a striking tribute was i Tft] Tf ATlflN Til paid to one of Englands .greatest he-j 11Vll 1 roes when at a crowded luncheon j held under the auspices of the Van-1 IJI III couver Canadian Club, in Pender UV IV Hall, it was decided to initiate a j _ movement which it is confidently anti- cipated will spread through the Do- j The Lethbrid-ge car going to Bill failing which they would not claim a subsidy. It was contended that the neve line of steamers would prove a great factor in the development of owing to the jury separating, and the latter hear- mur- and had a leg broken, while T. Hat-, i tor.. G. McDermott and John McMas-. i ter-: were knocked down and sevcrelv anns- p w Phipf Tnq 'who rushed to his rescue, although. jJS i burne.. One o, the other i flying now ..TS resisted the police For several days remained barricaded in their homes and fired on every officer that appear-; }oss wjn De frorn the destruction of od in sight. No one was Bounded, documents. i scalded. to exterminate the disease inated in one of the' offices on vegetation, the plant- j top floor rce of j Canadian Northern clerks who were working underneath the room gave the alarm. The greatest intcr-Troperial trade. The Premier j in" the trial-of-Lockhart, of Pernie, promised that tho matter would be ciged with thc.tileft of'a thousand WINNIPEG OFFIC.ALS taken up and cawfullv considered bv i