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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald .9r VOL. i LETHBRlbOE, ALT A T U E DA Y EPTEMBER not. NO. 227. F. H. SHERMAN CONSENTS TO RUN Accepts the Socialist Nomination at Calgary Calgary, Sept. 8.--On Saturday Frank 11. Sherman, president the District Mine Workers, was nominat- ed as Socialist candidate for Calgary Mr. Sherman accepted the nominatior and will enter upon a vigorous cam paign. at once. is expected that the Socialist party will have candidates in at-lcas four Alberta constituencies at 'tin next federal elections. It is expected that Organizer H. V 1'ettypicce will Ixr nominated for Me dicine Hut and Organizer Charles O' Brien will contest Edmonton in th -interests of the party. .There is a Socialist candidate already in the field in the Macleod constituency. The Society of "Equity has a caudi- .date in the field in Strathcona. KILLED HIM Sept. McKeav- er, 17 years old used a loaded gun to knock down apples from a tree, the bullet en- tering the body above the heart, caus- ing iufilant death. LABOR DEPOT BURNED Memphis, Tenn., Sept. Un- ion passenger .station at the intersec- tion .of Maine and South Sts. was practically destroyed by a fire of un- known origin last night. The loss is estimated, at partly covered by insurance. 1 JARVI8 RETURNS Edmonton, Sept. Jar- yis, C.M.G., of the R. N. W M. P., returned from Hcrschell in the Arctic Ocean yesterday, and leav- es for police headquarters at Regina. He went north about a year and a half ago to stay three years. No rea- son is givc-u' fbr his return. Bad Hotel Fire In Denver, Col. Splendid Procession by a Large Crowd Political Can didates and Socialist Leader Made Addresses Good Programme of Sports That organized' labor-is a strong their franchise to do away" smaller for the workingman to get a the Trades un- judgment. Labor is misrepresented at Ottawa by two reprssentatives factor in Lethbridge is well to residents of this city but had any stranger in the city any doubts on the matter, he was convinced yester- day. Seven hundred members of trades unions in a parade indicates no email amount of strength in a city of six thousand people. As this long array of able, intelligent men marched past one was forced to con- clude that labor is not only one of the strongest but one of the best elements in the population of the city. Sitl Duncan, PROGRESS OF FERNIE Building Operations Question the of the Trades and Labor Council, led the procession on horseback and was fol- lowed by the Lethbridge Concert Band. Then came the members of a the license commissioners held last night, it was decided to grant per- mission 4o the .hotels to re-open their bars. Only two hotels have so far complied witlt the regulations and ethers are enabled to take advantage of the permission te resume business. The: decision of the commissioners was not one member of the board protesting strongly against the granting of licenses for another month. Work on the government bridge Across the" Elk River between the town'and west Fernie fivorably and as soon.-as. it is com- pleted the one across Coal Creek, at the south .end of town, will also be replaced. A neat building has been erected near depot for the C. P. R. com- mercial telegraph office, aixL the in- struments which were installed in the coal company's office immediately after the fire have been removed to the new premises. The Methodist church has received a donation of from the Massc-y estate, Toronto, towards the erection of a new building, and it is the in- tention of the congregation to erect a handsome brick structure to cost in the-neighborhood of An effort is being made to find quarters for the holding of classes in the public school, and it is ex- pected that accommodation will be secured so that the school can re-opened at an early date. Denver, Colo., Sept. man plunged to his" death and .half a dozen others- threw themselves from windows sustaining probably fatal injuries hi a panic that followed1 the a fire ia -the Belmont hotel early today! Guests. from their sleep by the cry-of fire, rushing pell m ell into the.'hall..hem- med1-in. by flames on all sides in an effort to escape fought, and struggled while rescuers were forced. back by columns of smoke and the mounting flames. It was estimated by the man- agement that at- least 100 persons were asleep in the building when the fire started. All of them jumped from their beds, dressed only in their night .robes. Hot Race In Lacrosse League Montreal, r. Sept. As a '.result', of today's games in the. big lacrosse league, Cornwall defeated the Sham- rocks at Montreal b'y 5 arid ;the T ecumselis defeated Toronto at To- ronto by 6 to 5. :Neit GREAT CROWD Toronto, Sept. at tendance at the Canadian Naiiona exhibition broke all records, people being on the grounds. the Trades, and Ijibor Council, the governing body'of organized labor in the city. Following them in the place of honor were the striking C P.R. machinists. They all dresf ed in new overalls and smocks, ap- parently as yet untouched by the dirt and grease of a C.P.R. locouio tive or car. The city's _erficient fire brigade came next. Then came the first lioat. that o the Typographical Union. This pra tical display of the work of the prin ter was handled by four of the Hay Transfer Co.'s fine big Clydcs an was decidedly the feature of the pa radc. On the dray, the boys had fully equipped printing ofUr.fi from the "devil" to the editor." The copy was written and set in type and run off on a press" that was being operat- ed as the office was drawn through the streets. The Bartenders Union had a realis- tic float and were plying their'trade with diligence. The Hour millers had a quiet but very. effective exhibit of their trade. One of the neatest floats of the whole parade was that of the Painters and Decorators. The second "part of the procession headed by the Lethbridge City ons could defend themselves and im- >rove their -conditions hut as long as'who betray labor because they stanc he present obtained the for the system of wage slavery. The robleui of would Socialists want the public to owi have to be Man cannot live land operate for the production of al vithout a job and the- industrial ma- commodities. nine .is becoraiof so that it s continually ousting laborers from ueir jobs and increasing the army of the unemployed. The workman is wcomirig more of a slave than ever as their masters are in control of the political field aiui of the bench. The worker must''.-De.or'ffiinixed in the in- dustrial field, until they get control of the political fteld An election will be on soon and- they will hear a lot of as to the Conser- vatives and'the "liberals did with the land and the timber but that makes no difference to ,the Nvorkiiignian as they would, ggt. noae of the land or anyway, tieom.sc they do not own the gflyernmenls The speaker criticized the labor legislation passed that' by providing for appeals to the courts iit- niadc the chances JAIL BREAKER CAUGHT Toronto, Out., Sept. Snow iged sixteen, one of the seven men who escaped from the Toronto jail [jxst July, was recaptured early this morning at his father's house. 308 Farley Ave, POPE RECEIVES FRENCHMEN Rome, Sept. Pope yesterday received 800 French pilgrims who came here for the purpose of present- ing greetings on the Jubilee anniver- sary of the pontiff's ordination as a priest. His Holiness made a lengthy spec-ch dealing with the sit- uation of the church iu France. TWO HRES IN CITY LABOR MY MH. SlililOXS SPEAKS After congratulating the trades un- ionists on the success of the celebra- tio'n which was without doubt the greatest ever held in the city, W. C. Simmons, M.P.P., gave n short" ad- Ire.'js in which he stated that the government is the people, composed of men sent to parliament by free- lold electors. There arc other class- 's than workingmen to be considered and he believed that the foundation or the attainment of their demands rested in the development of the ag- ricultural industry. Their policy should one of construction, not destruction, to improve their condi- tions by building all up. By united co-operative action of all classes a united, happy and prosperous nation- hood within the 'empire can be built up. He spoke briefly of the record or the Alberta.' Government in labor legislation and asked his audience en LIKELY CASE OF SUICIDE Ottawa, Sept. body of Jam- es H. Carroll, of ilu; auditor general's department who has been missing since Wednesday was found in thfc Rideau canal tonight. He was of mel- ancholy disposition and suicide is hinted at. Carroll was from Truro, NT. S. BETTER THAN MINING FOR GOLD Mr. Hoagan's Crop Yield in the Leth- bridge District Miners Will Not Appeal Calgary, Sept. conference warf held on Saturday afternoon between F. H. Sherman, district president of the U. M.. W. A.; P. Eckstein, oft Mr. Hongati who lives in the-White School District about 8 miles south east of the city, was numbered am- ong those who were enjoying the bor Gula Day yesterday. Mr. I'Jfa- gan has a good and ,sufficient to the question, "Does farming i lie answers it with that proverbial broad smile that is said co niivor wear off. He purchased' a section of, land out there a short time ago and put one quarter of it into fail whcta.1 which he has just harvested aiid threshed. In reply to the queati. n, much did it he said, bushels for which I got 82 cents per bushel." If you. will take a little time to figure the thing oat give credit where it is due and always give denunciation. MAGRATH nol fame :bn tKe National" 'grounds ,be- ,ween Cornwall and the If ationals is proving of great interest. If the fa c- ;ory town team can jdefeat the Frenchmen they- will be tied with Te- cumsehs for first place. If they lose the championship will go to the In- dians. "Band, fallowed. -Miners; two Hundred strong. "The Betail Clerks Tlriion had- a float -showing the var- ious deptirtinents of their trade. Two 'ads, Harry Morris anil Arthur Ureen dressed -up .grotesquely as man and _wife, one REGINA WON Regina, Sask., Sept. Capitals defended the Chipman cup, emblematic of the International la- crosse- championship against the vis- iting Rapid City team today, and de- feated the "challengers by the score of fourteen to five. a !baby carriage and .the other "carrying the baby exemplified: particular nride. Gus NeidigV float, showing a .menagerie, created n. great deal of amusement. 'The last float was the beautifully arranged one of thft Brew- ery Workers, the outstanding features Both Occured in the Same Locality at the Same Time Two fires took "place almost simul- taneously in the end of the city about haK past five o'clock The first to bo- noticed-' was W. S. Sherd's stable on Redpath St. In a few minutes the ing "a driving shed and, hen-liousa.-wtjfe consumed.' Three horses were .burn- ed, a valuable team belonging to JMr. Sherd and a saddle pony..owned-by F. Lewis of the Taylor Milling1 .Co. lost a new of double driving harness and various other ma- terial. ,His total loss is. about one thousand dollars. In the North Ward near the C. A. Mngrath, the Conservative- candidate, being unwell, made j i? remarks very brief. He expressed pleasure in hearing the Socialist id- dress and promised to take greater interest in that subject. He unions .success and hopol they would use their power fairly. The Sports 'The sports run off by the committee on the public' square brought out some .-good contests. The chief in- terest: lay in the tug-of-var which was finally won by the Carpenters from the ;Steel- Workers. The victory of W. Haynes over Graden the Nanton runner, was very popular. -The.prize Winner of irst, Brewery Workers. Highest Percentage 011 Bridge and S. S. Workers, 100 p.c.; 2nd, Printers, 99 p.c. Lowest Retail Fernie; H. A. ilackie, of Edmonton, j and L. T. D. Lathwell, of Calgary, legal advisers of the Mine Workers, for the purpose of considering the legal position of the trades unions, having in view the decisions of the courts with regard to.the entered into as a result of arbitra- tions under.the Lcmieux Act. The recent decision in the Struthcona 'was the one in point, and on this it was decided to abandon any further appeal proceedings. you will find that the yield is just I exactly forty-one and a fourth bush- els to the acre. In dollars and cents the yield is worth S5.412.00. In other words, if he had put in the en- tire "section v.'ith tiic same results as the one quarter the total This would havu paid for the entire section and von him for the incidentals. Is that not a sjood arid swer to the query, "Does it Hind you this is what Professor Campbell and the Department of Ag- riculture prefer to call, "Dry Farm- ing." Not one foot of the land was or is susceptible of irrigation. Papke Knocked OutKetchell CANDIDATES FOR COMMONS Montreal. Sept. following nominations Champlain: al. Beauharnois. Liberal. occurred yesterday: D. M. De Guise, Liber- L. J. Papineau, of which were a field of barley the hen house and sheds be hops growing1. large number of. longing to Archie McLean were burn- the other trades unions were in the thc fire breaking, out soon after procession but without floats. Am--the othur fire. At first it looked very suspicious that the two fires in the. same neigh borhocd should break out togethc but after investigation no reason'fo incendiarism could be ascertained and while the ratiso of" the'fires i: not known it is thought to be causee by children playincr with matches. Poife Arthur. Ont., Sept. Deslaurit-r, a prominent tug owner, was found drowned in the bay this evening. He was 32 years old. CASE OF WUHDER Cornwall, Ont., An- bery, of North Bangor, "NT. Y., who .was shot at a Chivarai at Dickson Centre on Tuesday night died in the general hospital here 'this after- noon. LUMBERMEN LOSE LIVES International Falls, lumbermen who were driven into Hibbinjr. Minn., by the fire Sunday are believed to have perished when they went back into the smoking woods to bring out their tackle from Los Angeles, CaL, Sept. ley Ketchell. of Michigan, former middle weight champion of the world, was knocked out in the twelfth round at Jeffries Vernon arena this after- noon by Billy Papke of Illinois who is middle middle weight champion of the world. Both men entered the ring in apparently perfect condition. Neither had ever been knocked out, Ketchell had had a decision over Papke in a ten round bout. The bout turned out to be one of the bloodiest in ring history. Ketch- ell was plainly the favorite of the crowd which had been betting on him 2 to 1. When James J. Jeffries, the refcroe called time and Ketchell walked to the centre extending his hand for the shake, Papke ignored the hand and -went at the Michigan man with the impetuosity that has won him the title of "Thunderbolt." The fight was practically 'over in a minute and twenty seconds after the gong sounded. From that time on it was mostly a question as to how long Ketchell would last. Papke fought with such fury that thc defeated champion was simply lifted off his feet four times the camps. They have not been hoard of since, although searching parties havft been seeking, for them all af- ternoon and evening. ong these -were the Brick! Ma- sons and Plasterers, Federal Laborers Carpentei-s and Joiners, Teamsters, Structural Steel Workers, Miners and others. j SPEECHES OX SQUARE After tho parade had covered the route set out, the crowd assembled oa the square and listened to sever- al short addresses. The President of the-Trades and Labor Council, Sid Duncan, opened up the proceedings with a short address in which he said that the fight of the unionists was for better wages and shorter hours. They had no enmity for the corporations nor for the man .who would not join the union but they confessed to an ill-will against the strike breakers. In the present C. P. R. strike victory for the company will mean strife and disturbance for years as other companies will. also attempt ,to break the unions but if the strikers win there will.be peace. He urged that the union should be as united in demanding the label on all their goods as they are in pa- rading. If they were c'vcry shop in America would be eager to put the label on their products. This would Attell-Moran Fight a Draw San Francisco, Attell, the champion featherweight., of Amer- -ica and Owen Moran, England's pre- mier boxer in the same division Tought -to a draw -'at -Ihe Colina' open air arena .tliis afternoon before six thousand spectators. .The fight lasted A GOOD SYSTEM Ottawa, Ont., Sept. system of rigid inspection established by the immigration department this summer along the International boundary line has resulted in the turning back of hundreds of undesir- ables from the United States who otherwise would have probably be- come a public charge or would have added to 'the the Cin- labor inarket during the com- ing winter. During the month of 23 rounds and at its conclusion Re-] August no less than 193 people were Jlerks. Winner of Decorated Gus Neidig; Consolation prize, H. Morris and A. Green. 100 Yards, A. H. Peter- son. 100 Yards, 1. D. Quigley; 2. J. Zeubach. Jack Welch unhesitatingly grasped each lad. by the hand, sig- nifying that the fight was indecisive. The decision seemed to please the crowd and there were cheers for each fighter as lie wended his way from the ring. The fight on the whole was rather tame but this was offset by the cleverness of the fighters. It was marked by Moran's aggressiveness and his all around defense. The con- sensus of opinion was that the Cali- fornian did not show up in as good form as in former contests. rnspinsBURG AND DETROIT 100 Yards W. Haynes; 2. and Attell's cleverness in blocking R. C. Graden. 1-4 Mile P. Tenvay; 2; R. Lang. Ladies' Mrs. Garratt; 2. Mrs. Winnicot. Boys' Obstacle M. Duns- worth; 2. G. Seaman. 3-Legged B. McKay, nnd W. Sinclair; 2. R. Stewart and T. Croft. Girls' M. Thompson; 2. Z. Pipes. Baby W. Sharatt's ba- by and Mrs. Doughis' baby equal. High Haynes. Long Haynes. Putting thc J. Dowder; 2. E. Hujjhe.sr LEADERS IN THE LEAGUES U. S, TWO IN BIG Attempts Hold-Up At Claresholm debarred from entering Canada at Niagara Falls alone. TRIED TO INVADE CATHEDRAL Glasgow, Sept. thousand Socialists, and unemployed after an open air meeting yesterday at which violent speeches were made attempted forcibly to invade the Cathedral dur- ing services. A large body of po- lice were on hand and frustrated the designs of the mob by charging it with their batons. within thc next ONTARIO NOMINATIONS Toronto M.ulock, the young millionaire son of Sir. Wm. Mnlock, may be the Liberal candi- date. North P. Tolford, M.P.: has been renominated. North A. Clark, Palmerston, is the Conservative can- didate. South C. Eaton, of the T. Eaton Co. may be the Liberal can- Miners Here on Friday help them to get what they wanted, boiler proportion' of whnt they produce. He predicted that they would get it as unionism as yet is .only did Chicago, twice boalen by Throwing the Frayne. Delegates Haynes, D Quigley, J. Ritchie. Carpenters won from Foresters; winners.of semit- finals and T. W. Hanrahan's cigars. Bridge Workers and S. 0. E. Winning Number of If the holder of this number comes to tbe Secretary, S. W. Tuckwell, he can get his prize. Throwing the "Spud" Murphy, 102 yards. 2. B, Davies, 100 yards, 2 feet. Running thc 14% mons. .M.P.P.. Magrnlh and ?c 2. Lang, 15 sec. Press Won Tho Press were successful Claresh'olm, Sept. Tuesday evening about nine o'clock when W. McAlister was going to the C. P. R. depot to .secure tickets to take himsrlf and his son, William, who was guing to the hospital, at Lelh- bridge, he was stopped by an un- known man just at the corner of the C. P. R. fence. A revolver was point- ttl at his head and he was told to hand over his money. He pretended he was going to do so, but instead of presenting roll, of bills he got his hand on a revolver he had in his pocket and soon had the highwayman covered with it. The wouhl-be des- perado soon made himself scarce in that vicinity and Mr. McAIUtor in- formed tho police. He had a good look at the man and could ktontifj him if he saw him and assisted th police in their starch until he had to loavp on the night train for Leth- j bridge. Tho police wore unable to find THEY LIKE AUSTRALIA Melbourne, Sept. patrol from the American fleet is still searching for the men who failed to go aboard their ships when they sailed Sunday morning1. These number 85. SMALL BOY TO BLAME Pickering, Ont., Sept. small boy playing with matches started a fire which destroyed the barns and stsbles of George Cowan, Jr., Brock Road, early-today. In the barns was the season's harvest. Loss insurance TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Knox Church, Calgary, will en- gage an assistant pastor. Tho Department oi the Interior will not sell any school lands this year. John Lloyd, a Welshman, commit- ted suicide at Sheho, Sask. Goo. Holmes, a J7 year old boy was drowned at Vancouver. The Canada Pharmaceutical asso- ciation will meet in Banff next year. LOCALS Four questionahlcs blew into the him. At the time of tlie hold-up Mr. city thc other day. Three took a ,r about on him but [tip nnd skipped before Chief Gilles. defeating the M. C. baseball team. I T prompt action in drawing the nabbed them but A. J. Brady was not so fortunate. Hi? was fined and costs for frequenting a dis- With Murphy and Lang, the Macleod j _ volver enabled him to keep it. battery in the points, the printers l Cleveland's two victories bring that team had a and de-; fijuleu me local champions by the scoro of 4-2. The winners hit Clark hard nnd fielded well. They made all j their runs in tho second inning when Nicholson's two-bagger and Fletcher "Everett, of Montreal, an insano> man, committed suicide bv orderly house by Magistrate Hum- phries. hantring himself with his braces William Miller, of Paisley, singles tho Mayor. He announced that for'club well up within the contestants by Own. Davies, Brown, Kenny the best union float the Typograph- for first 1 ancl brought in four tallies, ical Union won the with the Brewery Workers in second plncc. The prize for the trades floats went to Gus A SOCIALIST LEADER DUCK HUNTER'S DEATH Kelloe, Man., Oscar Mc- Mr. Harrington, of Fernie, B. C.. one of thc Socialist leaders of that district delivered what is generally conceded to be the best Socialist ad- dress yet- given in this city. His main theme was independent eiector- 'al-action. He asked thc men to cx- Leod, aged 23, a popular young man of this town went duck hunting yes- and he did not return home by night search parties went out to look for him. His body was found In the fifth the Y. M. C. had a chance to even1 up but Brandow's hit was sharply fielded by Davies and cut off a e.'ll al Carberry. Man. Earl Grey To Visit Lethbridge crho has been visiting his laughter. I Mrs. C. TV Boxvmnn, left for I yesterday. Mr. Miller is eighty-four I years of npe nnd remarkably hale and j hearty for his ago. He. has th.: j trip through to the Const and is now returning. runs by Clarke ana Moore. The game throughout was clean and fast! It is stated on very pood authority though not particularly exciting. The 4000 Y. M. 0010 that Earl Grey will visit Lethbridpo on October loth West. There wrus something of a crush at the land office acfain this morning. a quarter of a mile from his home. Batteries Murphy and Lang; Ido Ir.cvarson was burned to say heart disease was the Clark and Brandow. near Moose Jaw. She was using ccwil cause oil to light the stove. Some forty men camped on thc steps .all night and the dopot- wns crowded, on his trip to lhat holdinff tick. had been admitted on Saturday. This morning' two hundred additional tickers vrciv distributed. In art six hundred and seventy-five have been handed out. ;