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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. ONCE A WEEK WAGES IN GASH Lefhbridge Delegate Puts Motion Through Easily FIFTEEN PLOUGHS ARE AT WORK AT LABOR CONGRESS In Session At Fort Wil- liam-The Decoux Case Mentioned Port William, Ont, Sept. Important resolutions ..were submitted and a-dopted at this afternoon's ses- sion, all calculated to further the ends oL trades unionism in improving the working conditions, .under which pro- ductive-, labor is .carried on. Mayor Be'atty of telegraphed an in- the'-congress to meet next year In that, it was placed other invitations for eration on the, last day which it is' expected will be Friday afternoon, when the officers will also be elected. In a resolution offered by.. James Book- er .of Port Arthur-the previous pos tioir of the congress in the matter o independent -political action was re affirmed and the provincial ex'ecutiv accorded powers to deal with situa tions.that amounted to provincial au tonomy. Tie congress placed itself on rec ord as _ in "favor of: an eight hour day for letter with -double pa; Sunday and a radical change ID uniforms which were described as un becoming One delegate skiff, winter .uniforms -inade the lettjjjr carriers look liks monkeys. The uniforms should be regulated according to- winter and summer.- The use of the character notice'and black list wnich- operated in some cases against a man throughput the .breadth- of the Dominion was condemned on motion :of D: As a result of the recent -rains vast amount o[ work Jis: going- on out in the country. All -the, fall, wheat possible' is being seeded and' almost every farmer who has, a gasoline oc steam ploughing outfit is hard, at work. i .0. T. Lathrop, -of the 0. W. Ken- Co., was out north of the city to township 11, range 21, on Monday and says the ground, there is soaked down thoroughly for twelve or four- teen inches. Every farmer in the country, he says, is busy either seed- ing or ploughing. W. Weber, of the Iowa-Alberta Land Co., was down at Taber yester- day and tells the same story 6i that section. A member or the Alberta Securities Co. says that he was out to Coal- dale yesterday and counted less than fifteen gasoline outfits alone ploughing. The rains of last week, according to .reports, soaked down a foot or more .all over the whole of Southern Alberta, and, in const-quence, all the winter wheat possible will be sown CITY CLERK RESIGNS JOB Little Stir In Municipal Circles at Fernie B.C BANKER IS NAMED As Possible Successor Fernie Constable Is In Jail is 0-firT IT 1EY (Special to the Fernie, Sept. is reported'to- day that City Clerk Boulton resigned up until practically ;thc end of present month. _ his office last night. {days there have been For several rumors afloat To Succeed Hon. A. Aylesworth as Min- ister of Justice the that" all had not been found right in the city.offices by the B. REGISTERED MAIL.' POUCH -MISSING .'Lftthbridge--.Man's Motion Dominipfi Executive1'' of iethbridge, was urge .upon the. Dominion Government, the advisability of a- la-w making compulsory the payment of all wages, weekly .and-an cash within twenty-four, -hours of the em- ployee stopping work. This is to pro- tect, men against, the abuses in con- nection with the use of time checks. Clement of JBellevue, Alta., rice president of District No. IS, United Mine "Workers, read a tele- gram dealing- with the case in which the North West Mounted Police held a man named Decoux on a murder charge, .despite the fact, that the cor- oner's jury declared he was not open to 'censure. Tomorrow afternoon the delegates will.be entertained to an excursion on ihe.bay and in the. evening a big JicTneeting will be hel-d in the Method 1st Church, Fort William, when ad dresses will be made by prominen members of the visiting congress. Air Srakes on .Street Cars Fort William, Sept.. audi iorium was -crowded this morning the s_ession of the Trades ant Congress was opened. Man: ladies were interested spectators o: the proceedings. Resolution followec resolution in rapid order and a fea- ture of the session was the rapidity with which business was transacted Framing of resolutions had been done in committee, and as fast as they were handed in they were presented fcy Chairman G-lockliujr for discussion. B. O'Brien, of Ottawa, ted a resolution that provincial execu- tives o! the Trades and Labor Con- gress be instructed to ask for enact- ment ot legislation compelling differ- ent street railway companies through out the Dominion -to equip cars with air brakes and other modern applian- ces. This was adopted. .Baise Age to Sixteen Another -resolution which was car- ried unanimously, instructed provin- cial executives to secure passing of the legislation age of children eligible for employment "to sixteen. The Con- gress decided to use its influence to do away with the practice of allow- ing ratepayers owning property in dif- ferent wards of a municipality to vote more than once on by-laws' It was held that he should vote only in the ward in which he resided. Militia on Labor Day A motion by George Price, of Port 'Arthur, deprecating displays of mil- itarism on Labor Day was introduc- ed amid applause ft is to he dis- Seattle, Sept registered mail pouch containing- several.thous- and dollars In gold..bullion from Fairbanks for Seattle is missing and is supposed by local postal auth- orities to have been stolen... 'The -pack- age was sent over government trail to ValSez. Secret. service men nave been at' work. the mystery for several days. Winnipeg, Sept. at the Canadian Club luncheon -today, Ai. V. Smithers, chairman -of .-the 'Grand Trunk Pacific, said, -that -.people of Canada, were trying to grow ahead ;oo fast and cautioned .Conservatism n business and not too much new development. Incidentally he referred :o the scarcity of labor-on the G-rand Trunk Pacific owing to- the rapid ex- tension by other companies. Ga- ITALY DOES ITS PART Rome, Sept. Official ette has published a decree into full force the provisional com- mercial agreement 'between Italy and Janada. MANY DEAD IN A MINE IN INDIANA Linton, Ind., Sept. of miners entombed, with a heavy toll of dead and wounded, is the 'result of an explosion which occurred at Vandalia mine No. 10, ten miles from here at 9 o'clock this morning. The dead-arc variously estimatea at from one to twenty, and it has-been impossible thus far to penetrate _the entry where the explosion took place. McDermid, of Nelson, who lias 'been working upon an audit of the books for some time. The city council has iJefrn holding meetings and 'conferring with last year's- council, which leads to many rumors as to the condition of things. Mr. McDermid has left town but is to return and finish his report, which will then be made public and the real condition of the city business will be known. In the. meantime no appointment ,pt. a to Boulton has- been made, and it is said that the crop.. -of aspirants for the position is prolific. .The accountant of the Home Bank, Mr. Wormack, is said to .be the lucky. though everything seems' to be in the rumor stage of development as yet- Constable in -Morris, tne constable ,whb was brought from .to Fernie some time ago, suffering from- temper ary derangement, .resulting, irom 'Ms imagining, that he. had Martin Ha-ller at Awhile IJaller :was" attempting- to escap'e-'arresli.-. -for, .tfie- shooting" of WHI. Palmer, was acquit- ted charge of holding r up V 'some of the -people of New by' pointing a gun at them? 'and Sept. is. ru- mored in parliamentary cir- cles that: the Hon. A. B. Ayleeworth, when he returns -froni EuropevWfll. immediately tender his resignation as Min- ister of Justice.> His hearing is the effect' iyeness work in the House of-Commons is much impaired; also rumored that his 'successor minis- ter of justices-will DC Mr. Jue- tics of the. Bourd of -.Railway Commis- sioners, the" o'foject being to OF FREIGHT RATE C6DNTESSHAS LOST AIL HER A Further Conference is to be Held at .Washington IT. S. AND CANADA Mabee and Knapp Talk Matter Over .Again Washington, Sept. has been arranged for a further "r j tween Chairman Matina 'Knapp, of the: Interstate Commerce 'Commission J. p; Mabee, chief of. the Rall- Commission of Canada with re- jspect' to. the, international regulation of-'railways to, be'-he-Id in this' city before Congress convenes. These of- Winnipeg, Man., The Countess of Antrim, who passed throiigh here a tew days ago" on her to the coast, was" robbed of jew- elry valued at many thousands of dollars and priceless-from. 'the. .tact that they were partly heir- looms, while at the. Royal Alexandra- hotel on Saturday night.-.' She the following, evening, where she'will visit who is in British'Columbia.-' -This 'is a climax of a series of robberies''in (hotels and on trains.of the Canadian j Pacific Railway .have been engaging the close attention of Splendid Meeting Purpose at OFFICERS NAlVll _., fcv, uvi.vi.t-. IIlvSc strengthen -the Liberal party- by his ffovftrn- in Ontarior-where ,the cabinet merit hjeld a- conference in; New Tcrk 'the company's police .-for Thieves, who are believed to "be a gang; have not- until tlAir" last haul secured any very large -amount, '.but the succession- of robberies has, -been steady. Detectives .believe that the most astute and clever; aggregation of light fingered gentry on continent have -been, shadowing the. many distin- guished or' noble1 British -i. visit- ors who haye made '.this tourist season a record for Canada; They have come 'in -from the south of the line hunting this -noDle SUGAR MAN GOES TO THE PEN fightihg would -then be Messrs. George Graham, Mackenzie King "and Mr. Ma- .bee. However; in other circles it is stated'..that Mr. Ayles- worth .will not iresign until the end present parlia- mentary turned loo'se at tu'at pTace, after his acquittal, -Tras-- brought back Fer- nie- by Constable'' Bulger.r'l'asl, Satur- day "and fs- again an- the jail. He will be subjected rto aAcare- iul examination by the physicians and some -disposition "made of his case which will safeguard the community rrom further annoyance. To Exhibit at Spokane At 'the regular monthly meeting1 of the Board 01 Trade held "last night "in ;he city, hall, a committee was .'ap- pointed consisting of Mr. James Ash- vorth, manager of the Crow's- .Nest Co., H. W. Herchmer' and A. H.' 'ree, to take in han-d the collection of an exhibit of the products- of this New York, :Sept. primaries held throughout New York city "today show the relatiye, positions -of "dore Roosevelt and ithe "Old Guard" who are fighting for control' of the coming Republican state convention to be practically unchanged. Roose- velt will have the support of prac- tically the entire delegation "from New York county, numbering one hun 'dred and while his opponents i tilejr are operated as a part j City in August at which the proposi-j New York, tion, looking to international regula- i former superintendent of was-discussed "at length. A ten- the Williainsbufg'Refinery of" tative agreement was-reached as ,to but determina- tion; was until .a later date to enable the to. consider the subject thoroughly to; frame a fprmal'.proposal to DC'pre- sented United States and Can- adian 'governmen'ts. It was agreed, at the first ..conference, legislation in the United States and "Canada was inade- 'quate. effective control of- in- rates or for tb establishment of rates. One of the "fundamentalv-questions conern ed-.was whether, the'objects sought: by both', .governments might better-be ac- a special concurrent .legislation. ;Gn this-point :the commissioners have not reached a definite conclusion. :rt was deemec desirable- thart" be made: for temational tribunal, which .should have. authority -Over international rates- similar to, that possessed over the- respective. rates .in each- country by the; interstate commerce commis- sion and, the' board of railway com missioners Of Canada.. With reference subject and, scope of the inter- national regulations it was consider- ed whether strictly "port to port" carriers should fee embraced on water lines they are operated in connection with rail lines. It is un- derstood that water lines only when wo en; Attendee! j an- JSpeclaT to Diamond'. ;City; .t- City has .an. erals them .-gather A5 ..to.v an Ration. 'Leth-bridge and; sided- Laugntqn to the organlzatibiiv and Simmons claim one hundred and' nine and the of rout-es will be brought under .one hundred and forty-two delegates j the .regulations. After some consid- in Kiiig's, twenty-four .in Queen's and it was thought to be desir- district to be shown at the Spokane to be held next "month; This committee held a meeting this morning and are arranging with -tlie "ranbrook committee, to have tHe :xhibit 'placed with that 'being ar- ranged by the people of the brook district. 'Mr. Ash worth much interested in the project, will have" a good exhibit of .the com- pany's products, both of coal -and coke placed upon exhibition -at "the big- Interstate Fair. is eight in Richmond- counties. There ?ble powers of the proposed were unsuccessful contests backed by i tribunal should cover the old guard leaders in several dis'- j telegraph and express traf- g to it generally power of the- interstate commerce commission act of this country and of the Railway Act of gar- Trust, who with, Chas.. R. :Feike, former secretary, and; treasuer" of "the spring of ..Judge Lib'erala. wno..opposed Waterways- qudteil-it evidence ent.- spirit; He Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 13.- its and-'in. of 'from-" -o, result of the election; wil-jtnat- these', laws. increase vthe am 'the ;tricts in New York county, while in! lic' tnus S1V" King's, the friends of Roosevelt en- and Alany BURN OLD CARS residents of North Ward thought that there were some freight cars, on fire in the C.P.R. yards Tues- day night, hut upon investigating -the fire w.as found to be a couple of old cars which had been dismantled and were being burned to get them out of the way. deavored to capture some of the dis- tricts heretofore controlled by Chair- man Timothy Woodruff, of the Re- publican State committee, but with- out result. The old guard claim they will go to .Saratoga Convention with 109 out of -the 148 delegates from Kings, White .Lloyd Griscom, Chief Lieutenant of Col. Roosevelt, figures to have 253 out of the 364 delegates to the state convention. Canada. INSURGENTS SWEEP THE CANADA BEATS U. S. (Canadian Associated Press.) Copenhagen. Sept. member of the special Danish Commission which lately visited Canada to study the sys- tem of packing, collecting and trans- porting meat and dairy products, say that methods employed in the Unit- ed States -cannot compare for cleanli- ness and despatch with that'in everv day practice in Canada. HON. W. T. FINLAY. RETURNS. Medicine Hat, Sept W. T. Finlay returned on Saturday even-j ing from an extended trip to the j coast. MANUFACTURERS MOVING WEST Winnipeg, Sept spending the afternoon in drix-ing around the city and .an; informal reception' in the evening the three hundred visitin' members of the Canadian Manufac- turers Association leave at nine to- morrow morning for the West, en route to the coast the first stop be- ing at Portage la Prairie .AUTHORITY TO C. N. R. Ottawa, Sept Northern has been given authority Canadian by the Railway Commission-to con- lian J. Bryan said today r very much pleased to learn .of. Democratic victory. The fact" ith'at we elected two out.-of four 'congress- men as well as governor ahd: legisla- ture, gives it a national' significance which it would not haye if'it, merely a victory- for. state Officers. Taken with returns from .Vermont it indicates the revolt against the Re- publican party is as pronounced in the east as .in the w.est." and ".would seem to make it certain' that fhere will be a democratic majority in the next congress." BEST DEFENCE FORCFIN THEWOED Johannesburg, Sept. Premier Botha in a speech here closing .the of coal. This wus.. proof ;tthlt .ths -Liberal party of. -labor. Mentioning the; given agriculttire by the Mr. Buchanan "out-; that government 'had brought- experts r in-' to' the province to talk, -dry farming1' and if the methods of "'dry; fanning: had -been1 adopted generally .would have been -aii election force in the world in South Africa. He crop.- _ Lower Tariff and "Freight -1 Mr. Simmons" followed most interesting speech-r, V ed, himself an out arid out .supporter "j of reduction. in the tariff, "dealing" ticularly with the, effect" of sucH--..ac- the.gpvernment "j industry in this It .-Tvbuid' give us the .markets" of Washington and Oregon, and tnia-in-- creased business would .mean growth to large proportions of places like Diamond City, where large are located. Mr. Simmons protested against the freight.rates Ie stated they were very 4 er than in Eastern Canada... and Y-de- Glared himself an advocate' of- miifonn1 rates throughout -the- Dominion.- argument that freight .rates, formed the higher in the West ild -be the sparsely settled -country, asked the longer effective. The'C. P...R. nect its line with the National Methuen as organizer. t i, W. J- f it- for the co-operation of the British in more profitable -branch on ,its tormmg such a force and suggested' continental the Quebec bridge. Railway two miles from j other was his old war friend Kitchener, might be called in. EXPERT EVIDENCE GIVEN Wis- Seattle, Sept. the "insurg-1 district, William LaFollette, oi Pull- et" storm which swept over the1 ;tate of Washington yesterday, the >ld guard of the Republican party lost verything. Niles an in- urgent leader in the present house, man, insurgent, a cousin "of the consin senator, was nominated. N. Y. BANK ROBSED RITIAN '0 GET OUT London, Sept. at the bead, hands, feet "and legs' today of the Crippen below the knees. He resumption der trial, Prof. system than the Crow's Nest Mr. Simmons made reference'tprMe-- transportation policy of nient at Ottawa and would not 'be' long be able, to take'a Bay and to Liverpool. What West wanted. was a' greater transportation these the miner and 'farmer." cure a- larger market for their- pro-' ducts. .At this point organization was ceeded with. The officers elected were as follows: President, Dr. D'Arc; cusscd on Thursday. John G. O'Donough, The report of parliamentary snh'cilor, was also taken up. 7 his afternoon the delegates are being en- tertained by the local labor councils on a trip on the bay, after v'lirh they visit Elevator ,D. Tomorrow the sessions will held at Port Arthur. GRAFT ONTARIO COUNTY Woodstock, ezt.. SepL 3 county council held a special meet- ip.u today to receive the report of the committee regarding Thf graft charges, which tvere fully and recommended a judic- ial investigation to be held with tho object of punishing the 'guilty parties. ior umtea States} much disturbed today by reports that 1000. Senator by plurality. -down town National Bank had been every county in the state, "he defeat-; Detween and ed bis leading opponent, Judge Thorn- as Burke, Of Seattle, in Burke's own! precinct, and carrying Pierce county, j of" win' probabb' of the other regular candi- be made known tomorrow following (larceny known and is under jveilance. His name as well as sur- tbar the date, James H. Ashton. Two and probably three of the in- surgents were nominated' for. con- an investigation that is in progress. District Attorney Whitman admkted tonight that he had .under way an in Egyptians Also Make Attack on Theo. Koosevelt Geneva, Switzerland, Sept 14. said that his examination had convinced him that the human of the genital oreans "-The j parts found in the cellar of flip. Hill-1 Vice-President, J. Patterson; Secre- Robert Augustus J. Pepper, j the rcambers found were" undoubtedly Committee, A, McNair. J. Burdette, m the nf from a woniail's bones were. William Buxton, Tiomas Homer discovered nor was there any trace! whole _, K.I1U" the j arop Crescent home were severed by only wound a cut in- tb I a mind that possessed a real knowl- part of thf> .win-dpipe Other edge of anatomy. The prisoners in were left undisturbed by the one who the dock presented contrasT-iug did the. cutting, ar.tl the way in which i H. Crippen the parts hadVen separated convinc-j pearances. Thomas. A Closing Address Vice-President Patterson then took Jtne chair and asked Jlr. Buchanan to ,S. I address the meeting. The mem- Leth'oridge advised Diamond gress. In the first congressional dis-' vestigation into a complaint filed with ___ ________ ____uu trict there were four insurgent" by officers of the bank. As far speeches at LondoiT i dKiatcs. In King William !as couM be learned, the man involv- {.Among the epithets applied to Col'i Humphrey ''stand pursued on loans from tho j Koosevelt were "vulgar blusterer" can, was defeated by Thomas P. Re-'bank through tho alleged use of in- and "self advertiser" The vclle. In the second, or Tacoma dis- trict. Congressman W. W. MeCredie, owner of tho Portland .Baseball club sufficient securities 'and official esti- mates of credit. Willis G. Nash, of the Tvlercantile National Bank admit and siandpatter, was beaten, by Stan- tonight that, his bank was the one Wurburton, insurgent, a Tacoma i that'Had made the complaint to'the lawyer. Ja the third or -Spokane'district atorney. sent the immediate by the AS demanding Iact ln aml physical was the firsr constitution. N Witness said t forth his conclusions, that he had identified of flesh as belonging to vari- ous "parts of Uio-body, exce.pt the. :sel- andjsize commonly used bv a to the railway dis-mess identified" particularly a piece ofipolicy of government Mr. 3nch- jfiesh six by seven inches'in aslanan dosed flls speech with a tribute witness i coming from the abdomen wall tlae of the member from- At bore a scar which in his Hoa, A. J, Mc- describcd the ex- j ion was undoubtedly caused by the I wound from an operation. Under cross-examination 1! .Lean. Pepper admitted that he bad been un- able to establish the sex ot the vic-i tim. f On motion of Mr. McNair a Professor thanks was given to the two gen- tlemen from Lcthbridge. The meeting closed with' the sii ing of "God -Save tie King." ;