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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. ALBERTA. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1909. NO. 229. GOVERNMENT OF FRANCE OPPOSED To Emigration to Can Stop it REGINA ALDERMEN WERE MISSING Regina, Sask., Sept. ses- sions of the Union of Saskatchewan Municipalities convention were con- tin ue'd today. There was a good attendance of delegates but the aldermen of Regina were conspicuous by their absence, only Alderman Wilkinson being pres- ent. The delegation certainly notic- ed this and some went so far as to express surprise that the aldermen of the capital city should show such little interest in municipal affairs. NORTHCL1FFE TALKED NEWS Montreal, Sept. new Briand ministry in Prance is totally opposed to emigration from that country to Canada as evi deuced by a circular re- ceived- here today addressed to the Mayors and Subprefects in 'the Repub lie asking them to do all in their power to prevent people from coming here. .The circular says clerks meet with all kinds of hardships in Cana- da if they cannot speak English and 1 labor of the rudest kind is the only work, to be hod. The clim- ate of Canada is emphasized as being a redoubtable; enemy to the agricul- tural class and the .scarcity of roads and transportation facilities is. dwelt on. The official circular urges that steps should, be taken to stay the- campaign' being waged to induce the French to come to Canada. Statement Of Inspector Meech When asked by the Herald yester- day about the matter of the building on Round St. that came up for dis- cussion at the council and which was the subject of a letter in'. the Herald, H. W. Meech, the newly appointed building inspector, said that he had not been appointed to his position until the council meeting on Tuesday night and therefore was not in po- sition to do anything in the matter. He 'had taken steps soon as could and yesterday had given owner legal notice that the building And Advertising To Newspapermen At Edmonton HON. FRANK OLIVER COMING To Lethbridge Within Month SKIPPED OUT WITH MONEY (Special to the Herald.) Sept. Frank Oliver arrived in Ed- monton last night from his trip to the Old -..Country. He informed th 'Herald xepresen- tative here that he would spend a month in the West' and would visit Lethbridge shortly. he the (Special to the Herald.) Edmonton, Alta., Sept., Press Association this' morning had j the honor of a visit from. Lord North- cliff e, the most 'distinguished news- paper publisher in the world. He spoke for half an hour and discussed! in a profit-able and way j 'news service between Canada and- England arid -the importance 'of re-! ceiving British 'advertising in. Canad- ian newspapers. It was a talk of i a newspaper man to newspaper LARGE FARM CHANGES HANDS Obtained By Cashing Wage Cheques OtherJaps j F. G-. Fishoda, a Jap in the employ ;'of the Nippon Supply Company at Medicine Hat is causing the police j along the line considerable trouble. Fasaoda who conducted the business COMMONS TO DISCUSS OWNERSHIP OF POLE London, Sept. question of the ownership of the land of the North Pole is to come up in the House of Commons. Sir George Parker has given notice of his inten- tion of asking'Premier Asquith whe- i t-her this territory is not considered as belonging to Canada and if Dr.. Cook has planted the American flag there, whether or not this act gives the United States any right of pos- session over the region. GENERAL Lord Strathcona Leaves the West Winnipeg, Sept. 9.- In his private car Ernsclifle, Lord Strathcona pass- ed -thro ugh Winnipeg" this morning orx hjs return trip to'-eMontroal. "The .council of Winnipeg for a general Probable In Winnipeg In the Building Trades Winnipeg, Sept. been sent out to the various unions affiliated with the building trades j of the Japanese laborers there obtain Iman of 'irozl'' expressed himself -as! muss meeting of organized labor to the cheques of about severity men 'greatlv with his trip be held tomorrow evening at which with the 'intention of saving them the thex western countey, es- time the question of a general sym- trouble by cashing them himself. The amount of the cheques cashed was j about .Fishoda appropriated and was greatly suggestion of the enjoyed. On president, T, rd Co. Pur- -f ChaSeS the A. S. Ith6 mewy'to himself and left towm man Ranch in a hurry. peeially over the mountains. His pathetic strike will be discussed and only regret was that on this trip he not being erected according- to I Norfchcliffe was made the. first Hon-' tho -bylaw and that he would have to stop further building operations until orary Member of the Association. The Mounted Police here are work- iff on the case this week. He is thought to .be. somewhere in could not remain long enough to meet his old friends and again express his appreciation of the hearty reception 'given him while in the city. His trip r the western country has the -attitude which the several unions will assume towards the general strike situation decided upon. The unions will meet separately and- a referendum closed doors. will be taken- The sentiment of, faults, were corrected. There MAYOR HOPKINS WI.LL EXPRESS AGENT EMBEZZLED MONEY Belleville, Out., Sept. Sidney Keech.. express agent at a. small, sta-. "tion near Hastings was today semen- ced. to two years imprisonment for were some legal points to be consid- ered 'before he could take'action. :He thought that- in view .of the appoint- ment not having been made until Tuesday, night the ietter was hardly j fair to 'him. j A very important real estate deal vince are looking for him too. i was consummated Yesterday when the BE AT LETHBRIDGE 'Alberta Securities, Limited, became j PROSPEROUS FARMERS a t iLLl. A Vi JJLU.LM_li tT-Vl SADUJ. lOlC-V" JUT L'llC U U L' IjLtLvtZ I ItirKtilltiU oi AiDerta will retrre -at the j the proposition of Alderman Wilkln-1acres of as fine laid as there is anv- {to the call of the' newer Canadian i E.dward Houston, general 'manager end of the superannuation allowance. on theUsw. CITY PROPERTY MAY BE SOLD FOR TAXES There are'about jtwenty-sbc West passed through the city this i Bank of C. C. j Chipman, commissioner of the' Hud- son Bay Company. seconded by Mr. Godfrey, it i where. j was decided that Mayor Hopkins, of i hundred acre's under cultivation, ab-' morning on .a specie j Moose Jaw 'should be appointed to Iout of which, is in crop Scott, Sask. The party Js. conipos- attend as ,a delegate from that TJn-j season, and a large per-cent. of ecl of well to do men, who will make 1 ion to Annual Convention of :AJI-erta! remainder is planted- to fall wheat. ideal settlers. The company under to be held in Leth-j The Alberta Securities, Limited, i whose auspices they are travelling in J. Sreat faith in-the future of the has large tracts in the rich Tramping Hunter was asked to attend the an-iwluiat land, in Southern Alberta, and j 'Lake district, ten miles south of nual convention of Canadian Muni- ;are .Proving it by investing so heavily Scott and the land seekers will be t Toronto next" year. Tin's enterprising 'concern 'were the! ver the district in ..automobiles owners--of several 'thousand acres pre-{ which' are kept at Scott for this pur- PEARY NEARING HOME to the last purchase, some of! pose. to have been made -by th'e employers last night. The calrpenters say that the em- ployers have work for some time gathering up men in and, that about, carpenters be sent over .to Winnipeg in case the strikers do not accept the final offer., but this is denied by the Builder's Exchange. HARRIAN'S DEATH CAUSED A SENSATION A1 Tnaro, Kg-, Sept. was developed this season. Three other special sleepers filled .Alderman an At Council I bearing the successful! T-t is-their intention- to hold -this with''land seeker? arrived from" St. Meeting-By-Laws Passed Will Be Validated The city council held a special meeting" night to, pass the by- laws that were voted upon on Wed- nesday and to deal with two others. Mayor Hendesrcion .occupied the chair and all the aldermen were in their places except Aid. Hiitton. The two by-laws for and respectively were passed through all the necessary stages. In connection with the former the ques- tion of'the wording of the clause regarding the acquiring of the agri- cultural society grounds 'caused some discussion. The clause provides for the acquiring of the grounds f-r ex- hibition purposes and improving the same. Aid. Oliver thought that the clause would prevent their tihe property .and purchasing the park to the east of the city with the money. The mayor explained, that they could get the matter remedied by the legislature. The by-laws had to be validated by as the inspector for the brok'ers would not pass'upon them as, they are and TT ces. They were counting on getting The Roosevelt with her Peary Arctic Expedition is farm'until it pays for it- j Paul this morning and will leave, foi to reach Sydney tomorrow., ppm-i86" in which is in keeping; the West' tonight. All are Peary and the members' Sfeneral Policy, as they ['brought by large land companies op- the party will meet friends at Sydney jarc building! a permanent business crating in Chicago and St. Paul. j and then go to the 'United States byjhere that nothing is better I .A party of about sixty wealthy rail, making a brief stay at Sydney. rfor Permancnt investment than good'ilowans" came in this Question Of His Successor In His Financial Operations Agitating America's Business Men from to on poll tax, and ought to .get "that-much. 'He, re- commended also that the city have a tax sale of property that had arrear- ages of taxes' against it. There -had not been -any such- sale since 1895, and soon some .pf the property would j have more taxes -against them than j they were worth. In reply to Aid. j King's inquiry he said that i board later. on fann laBd- mining over will proceed for New York _ S farm Rev. Reid Will Go To Penticton jtne'Soo Line and conferred with C.J. j placed under the. Broughton as to the best location New York- Sept. announce- jcago, that it, will be one of threy men j management of a thoroughly practi- j for the purchase of homesteads Iramt Mr' Harriman's death caused S. Lovett, General Counsel and i cat manager and will .be equipped j throughout the West, immense sensation .throughout j'rfche head 'of the legal department of- the system; Julius who- has supreme control over the property and operation or J. Stubbs, who has of all'.traffic- therefore they could not sell them until this a-s 'done. Thn bv-laws arc was of arrearages due, where-j me First Baptist Church is to lose upon the aldermen said they ought its popular pastor, Eev. William Reid "to go to it" and get the money. J who .has accepted" an invitation to Aid. Bowman explained that it did j Penticton, ,B- C., and expects to leave .Dunham-.who a first class outfit, included i which will be large plowing engine and a good many first class horses. jThe policy of the Alberta Securities, :Limited, is to do thorough farming, I by modern methods, and there is no doubt but that they will meet with! success on this farm. concern is officered by C. E. j Daniel. Wm., and the Mes-j Editors Having a Good Time York city, particularly in Wall j Street and in financial circles, where j Harriman has been a dominating personality. Tihe stock .exchange closed and the throngs' of bank-J affairs, rates and the handling of the- rs and brokers were moving home- wards at the first word of the finan- cier's death had with lightning-like vast commerce annually transported over the Harriman system. Upon> assumingjthe presidency of practical- gentlemen to the Herald) j rapidity struck them at first it was j ]y all the corporations composing Edmonton, Alta., Sept. recdv'od with incrodulity, as a repeti- 'two great systems, Mr, Harriman was not the to adver-jto take his new field some time T experience m the handling of tne visiting editors in princely "t _ I -T _ Jnnrt ______ r tise and. as all charges! ing November. Mr. Reid has land, men are entertaining, style. tion of sinister reports in circulation were made against the property ad-Pastor the church here for three 'gates for an auto trip around the taxes and the balance is held to the j securing a successor to Mr. credit of the owner for a year. The people of First Church owner is given a year to redeem foel at the departure property. The jof thcir pastor. build in new Sherlock Street. on their lot adjoining recently, but verifications came, and soon the cry of "Extra" along Street carried the de.ta.ils jof the financier's demise. Every- I where the news was received with ev- jidence of deep feeling and with cdm- building Ihe on Tied path A. B. Watt, chairman i rCCOSnition' career-- of 1..1 _ of the local committee was toast mas S confronted with .the problem of de- signing an organization that would economically and efficiently supervise their operation without imposing up- on him any details. .This he did by creating: two unique positions in the railroad world.' the office of director: of maintenance and operation held by Julius Kruttsehnitt. and traffic direcr- the purchaser, a" transfer of the property and after the year i gets Jie the title if it is not redeemed, i The owner has :to pay the-purchaser! faulty in that they have several dif-' ten per cent, on the money when hei'la3t night ferent items in them. Aid. Adams j redeems the property. The conn oil j remarked that they obuld' not very j thought favorably oi" the idea and it! well issue separate debentures to will probably be" put into build sheds and fences or to buy R. H. Buck, the owner of the' Owl tools and furniture although all these lunch- wagon, .'asked 'for per- were capital expenditure. Aid. mission to run -his .restaurant on Sun Bowman said that it-would cost more i day, the .same as any other restaur- to advertise all the different deben-jant. He promised to" get a ,-ew tures than the interest would amount j on which would 'be much more re- to while they waited to have the leg- j spectacle in appearance than tbe'one islature validate them. Amend By-Laws A by-law amending by-law Despondent, because of ill health y Polinsky. a young Jewess liv-: committed suicide i carbolic acid.; Found Dead River CHINAMAN HAS TO MOVE LAUNDRY Wah before the for running1 contrary rison Secnita p d promised to move his place of busi-in rr ira.ic Li- ness and was romandeu for a week: __ to enable him to do so. ordinary disorderly cases were dealt with in the usual ter and the 'speakers were, Premier i powcrs come to a close. The j tor, held by John C, Sttibba, Rutherford. Hon. W. H.' Gushing Profound impression was re- These men with offices in Chica Hon. C. W. Cross. Mayor .Lee, D. shorMy after one o'cldc'k. The denial been givcn complete anagcm-ent of the an had not reporting directly jurisdiction over- miles of railway lines of the rumor of his death which xvas miles of water Hues, these telephoned to the newspaper men at men are still on the job. and Chica- of his con- go men the mannge- ment of these roans will g-o on just On October 11 2 providing that men engaged tem- porarily by any superintendent or foreman, would be engaged 'by the day and could not be. engaged any other way. This was necessary to prevent men.who had been discharg- ed coming to the council and demand ing a month's pay on the- claim that they had been engaged by the month A by-law to strike the rate of tax- ation, for the year arid to provide for the collection oi the poll-tax was in- he is now using. On motion of Aid. quarantine camp. Sergeant Egaa Hatch the. request was granted. Aid. King said that the markrt master had reported to him that peo-i rhe' body. this morning it was repoztt-l! CUT THROAT ON BED POST r, the police that the tody ..f a man j Sarnin. Ont.. Sept. I0.-The coron-l to information rcceivfcd f. aunsr m the river near the; er's jury last night rendered a L. irauu-arin- secretary of the -Jlidict of accidental death-as the re-! Canadian Club, Hon.' George E. Fos- j 1.45 conui.inrd n A J.4.UU. JZj J: tne iv. js. M. 1. was at j suit of falling on the. sharp edge ofiter will be in lethbridge on October of :vrr- Harriman's and by no IH. Harriman, was anticipated i-y the to the place secure Jj.a bed post in the. case of William ,n, to address Canadian pie were getting stuff weighed at an- other scales 'in the city. .Aid. Adams said that- this wag contrary to the market by-law. The city scales were put in. as to the people a voucher as to the .proper weights they were getting. The owners of the other scales will have their attention drawn to the by-law. As the Lyceum tent is not now be- ing Aid. Kinc- thought n .Hwidric. proprietor of. Lakeview ho-jjn thc coursft of his thft Prom letters lound in the cloihes; tel, iound in bed with his throat cut i West. of the drowned man his identity was on August 30. outward evkk-nd' that the master's j Stock Kxchange. After a long end come. j period of uncertainty the ef- The first word known outside the j feet of the passing away of be "Some Phases of Imperialism." guarded gates was flashed from Xew i the railroad magnate was not as As previously announced the visit Immediate efforts to break j had been anticip-ated. The subject of his address troduced but on-the suggestion of (ought to be taken down? As "the" Aid. Bowman was left over until the I time allowed for it is next regular meeting of the council, so that the name of the poll tax col- lector conld be inserted. The secre- tary said that he had advertised for applications until the fifteenth. The .advertisement had been inserted in the Herald today and already hc had an application. Have a Tax Sale In the discussion Aid. Bowman stated that in striking _ the rate as they had they had taken some chari- expired be attended to also. On trie suggestion of the mayor the parks and boulevards will take over 'the recently purchased public cemetery and report to the council at the next meeting with re- gard to it, getting plans, confirm the titles of those who have bought, etc. Aid. Oliver said that he did not think any titles had been given for any of the lots purchased. disclosed as E. B. Petchey, "aid the i address given was 595 Portage Ave.j fdONTCALM BYE-ELECTION J. S. Willison. the editor of tiwj the'barriers of silence were Prices were marked down at the op- Winnipeg. J ott-awa, Sept. bye-election (Toronto News, hn.s hoen postponed jllnavai1in" aild Towor Rin P He is apparently an Englishman, j ,-n Montcalm caused by the appoint-1 owing to the accident which befell the IiUs nir absolute serenity, poorly dressed, indicating that he' ment of F. 0. DUCTS to the manager of the paper, but he 'phonc was establish has probably been employed in Court takes place Sept. 27th. construction camps west of the riv-j er. One letter was stamped Calgary, Ralph Smith, M-2 innn has only been here a short time. His parents are living in Winnipeg. He served in the Imperial -Yeomanry in South Africa. The cause of the tragedy if not known. No marks of violence are found on the body showing that it must bave been a case of accident or suicide. Indications point strong- ly to the latter as the man has been sick frequently during the past few likely became despondent and put an end to himself. i TO to the Herald.) Alta., Sept. H. Gushing, W. H. Gushing, of public works says that the system will be to the British boundary to connect system i is coming later, will come to Club early in November. vYiiJi G. E. Foster on October n, William Jennings Bryan on October J20, and Ralph Smith early in No- Lethbridge people will cer- tainly have a scries of Oratorical treats. BUILDING PERMITS Three building permits were taken out this morning for dwelling houses at a cost of each. Geo. Kerr will build on Bompas St. and -Mrs. M.