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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta WV If 1JI Lethbridge Daily Herald 9r -v VOL II. LETHBRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 17, 1909. NO. FAVOR SHARE IN EMPIRE DEFENCE Congress Of Cham- bers Of Commerce In Australia Sydney, N.S.W., Sept. 17.-The Congress of Chambers of Commerce of the Empire yesterday adopted don Chamber's resolution in favor of a preferential trade by a large ma- jority. Canadian' Trade Commission- er Larke, representing Guelph, Ont., said he failed to understand why pre- ference was opposed. The govern- ments concerned should at least- be allowed fully to inquire into the sub- ject. Canada might err in her-judg- ment, but she was not traitorous 01 mercenary." Australia" exported open- ly and "wool and every na- tion tcoveted these. The Empire will be greater than protection or free trade. It." would be unnatural even criminal, lie. concluded, if we did net consider ourselves before the countries. .Mr. Hathaway, St. John, B., said preference would stimu- late the growth of tobacco in South Africa; the preferential tariff, should however, apply to_ goods carried in British ships to British, ports. 0. E. Alexander, advo- cated that the preference should only apply to goods carried in British ships between British ports but negatived. Toronto's resolution affirming the principle that it was the duty of self governing colonies to participate in the cost of-defence of the Empire, was incorporated with London's res- olution expressing hope that either before or the next imperial con- ference, "some practical scheme may be elaborated which'will result in ef- organized co-operation between the Mother Country and the Domin- ions beyond the "seas, for defence of empire, commerce and trade routes. Mr. Ames, Montreal, in seconding this said Canada would shortly be ready to bear her share of Imperial duty of naval defence. W. F. Cockshutt, Brantford, sup- CITY AND Prof. J. J. Baker M.A., late prin- cipal of Harding Hall, London, has been engaged as principal of the Con- servatory School of Literature and Expression of this city. The engagements is announced of Miss Leetta, youngest daughter or late John McAfee and Mrs. of Bradford, to Roland S. Garrett of Cran'orook, B.C., son of Mr. and Mrs E. Garrott, .Bradford, Ont. -The mar- riage will take place on Sept. 29, W, R. Brown received word on Mon- day evening of the death of Ms mo- ther at Seattle. Mr. Brown left on Tuesday morning to attend the fun- eral there. The deceased lady was one of the old time residents ofrLeth- bridgc and her death is mourned by a large citcle of friends and acquain- tances here. SIR THOMAS SAW AN INDIAN RACE ;.P.R. President Interested In Event At Medicine Hat (Special to the Herald) Medicine Hat, Sept. was the best, biggest and last day of the fair. The whole countryside, from forty to fifty direction, seemed to be in evidence, and nearly every one in town availed themselves of the lovely "weather and "took in the fair." i The Agricultural Society had cinch- ed a bargain with the localf livery- men whereby a return ticket to tie grounds could be purchased -for 25c. Every bus was filled to its capacity i owing to the crowds, and many had to walk. Sir Thomas ALL STRIKERS GOT INTO LINE Remarkable Demon- stration At Scene Of Strike WONT ACCEPT THE NEW ENGINE Pittsburg, Sept. strike of workmen second employed at the :ar Co.. There was a warm time at a hur- riedly called meeting of the Fire and Light Committee of- the city council on Wednesday at noon when the new steam fire engine came up for discus- sion. The engine had arrived and had been tested satisfactorily. The government inspector, Nat Marshall, alter inspecting the boiler would not allow than 133 pounds working pressure. The specifications upon which the engine was purchased calls for a guarantee of 150 pounds work- ing pressure. The difference amounts DR. COOK SAYS WHITNEY KNOWS All About Success Of His Trip To the Pole Xew York, Sept. Ameri- can today prints this wireless mees- to five years in the life of the en- age from Dr. Cook plant of the Pressed Steel which was declared Monday, waa brought to an abrupt end today. The climax was remarkable in tha his- tory of industrial disputes. Having notified the foreigners that they in- tended to march into the mill carry- ing the Stars and Stripes, 2000 Am- erican workmen who were not favor- able to the strike, assembled early at the McKees Rocks, and cheering W- thusiastically started toward the big plant. On the way Cretians and 60O Italians joined the Americans When the gates were reached Slavs. Russians and Poles wlio had threat-- trouble in the event of any of j the men attempting to enter the were 'encountered, .but wfcea they saw the great body of men de- termined to return to work, tfcey ton fell in line and entered'the plant.' gine. The depreciation from 150 Ibs. to, 133 Ibs. -is, reckoned to take- five years and an engine allowed 133 Ibs. is considered to be useful for five years. After a good deal of discus- sion, the motion of Aid. Bowman 'that the engine be not received and that the Waterous Co. from which it ia purchased be required to supply an in accordance with the speci- fications was adopted. -The engine received is Al in every On board S. S. Oscar II., by wire- via Malin Head Island, Sept. 16, '09 Editor New York American.: "Whitney and our belongings are on the steamer Jeannie. Whitney known as the form of'-my success (.that Cook reached the Pole) but the people only informed that we had "been" very far north. (Sogned) "COOK." Co-incident with the arrival of this despatch, the American says came a CITY AND DISTRICT Gten H. Farrow, of Trochu Valley, son of C, S. Farrow, manager of the Lethbridge Laundry Co., arrived in the city a few days ago to- take a position in the company's.new plant. John Lazuruk, a Slav from Xo. 3. was fined and costs at the bar- racks yesterday afternoon, for dis- orderly conduct, and Lazaruk and William BoUunick ?15 apiece for obstructing an officer in affecting an arrest. ROBS A BANK Xeosho Falls, Kan., Sept. Three robbers today dynamited the safe of the Xeosho Falls state -bank and escaped with in cash.. The robbers exchanged shots with the city marshal. CONGRESS FOR YANOMR NEXT Manufacturers Favor the B.C. For Meeting HOW TO SAVE THE TIMBER respect except will not, ac- from st. Johns, Xfd., say- cordiag to government boiler in-jing. tlmt specter, carry 150 Ibs. working pres- j bnitv B. C. Commission Gathers Some Ideas At Fernie sure, the specifications for. was a strong Harrr bad arriv- j Battle Harbor. i tbe Jeannie.' Labrador, 'on Hamilton, Manufacturers' Association coavea-" tion this evening! with a banquet, ait which Lord Strathcofta and some cabinet ministers Before adjournment' today it. decided to meet next year' couver. The secretary empowered-tot, send a cablegram to containing greetings and' f the request-of Vancouver congress of Chambers of of the- adopted were "Asking fo'r uniform regulations in, the" "a jture of 1 tion at SirJ "Wilfrid 'Laurier's Canadian -Ciitfc Federation v evening: very important Montreal's board of trade's resolutions matters in connection with the city's on the subject consequently were -dropped. Other resolutions passed were ini favor of universal military training for the empire and advocating reduc- tion of postal rates within the Em- pire. are being discussed. Mr. Haywood gave an interview J crs and "in fact all elements of the the Herald representative this: producing class are as interested in morning and stated a great many in-j Ins message as the trades union men. conclusions from the labor i The visitor remarked that he had' to PELLAGRA IS A- MENACE TO HEALTH Washiog-ton, Sept. a confirmed belief that "Pellagra" is likely to become in this country, a public health problem of greater pro- j portions than can at present time be 1 realized. C. H. Lavinder, past assist- I ant surgeon Of the public health marine hospital service, has just re- ported the result of his investigation of the prevalence of that disease in the Illinois State.hospital for the in- j sane, to Surgeon General Wyman. BROKER ARRESTED Toronto-, Sept. F. Mills, of Xew lYork, broker and mining pro- moter, was arrested tonight on a' charge of defrauding M. W. and H..J. j Bingman out of jn a deal. .terestin-r standpoint as regards the industries .and development of this country. Hf is at present lecturing under not seen a great deal of our city, but was impressed with what W- had seen and with the territory surround- the auspices of the United it. throughout Canada and the. can't help but recognize that United States. The subject of his' there, is a wonderful future1 in_ store address is a review of the history of {for this territoy. I believe "Leth- easier for the people to 'take over those things when by themselves they ren- dered it necessary. he remarked, "has in itself the germs of destruction." Mr. Haywood remarked -on the ap- [proaching visit io our city of Wil- iryan- He hasn't much use for either party, he re- marked but "anything but a Demo- crat." Bill Taft and Bill Bryan are bills. Go i n g to N ova Scot! a leading Alberta A SCHOOL BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT "the Western Federation of Miners as class "In other said Mr. Haywood, "Ij on incident exemplifying the struggle existing everywhere. bridge will occupy the same position ia Alberta as Denver does in Colora- were his words. Haywood remarked that he had At a, special meeting of ..the School Board held yesterday afternoon, the i contract for building the workbench- and table for llabbratory There are_ in. the neighborhood of forty to fifty, well defined cases in tho institution, according to Dr. Levin- j was which includes the neces- der. He was unable to assign any satisfactory local cause for the ex- the high, school was awarded to the lowest tenderer, Messrs. Hotson Leader, -whose price tent of the disease in the hospital. plumbing fixtures and -attach- ments. The plan provides for Ja- boratory room for nineteen pupils. NEWS OF THE WORLD Fresh Front the Wires to' unite the class in litcal as well as the industrial field. -talking Socialism. I am trying noticed a much more liberal spirit do- minating here than, in many of the states to the south. Personal liber- I am trying to show to them that the j ty is not restricted to the same de- capitalists by the control of govern- cree ami there are fewer fake laws ments have come into possession of j than exist there. This particular the" industries they now control." -J section he stated takes on an; air of The capitalist, Mr. Haywood re- j the frontier where the people are marked, own .everything hut the air j generous hearted and broad minded and sunlight and would put a merav j as a rule. vv these. .if they could. i Capital and Labor No Border Lrne rct-arning his work, he This is his first trip across the line remarked that one cannot fail to nc- but Mr. Haywood says as far as he 'lice the rapid progress towards cap- two C intends visiting Nova Scotia and spending some time among the strik- ers there where he hopes he can be of use. Be thinks that there is no likelihood of te strike being settled for a long time yet. This, in his opinion, -was the first reali strike of any importance and -vigor -in Can- ada. ex cehp tatt OOD OAR OODAE ada except that at Fort William re- cently .where the capitalists used the militia to subdue the striking labor- ers. "Developments in this said Mr. Haywood, "shew that Can- adians have no cause to cast any wnV'etion.? on the United States for graft." He referred incidentally to. (Continue-d on Back Page.) day and much interest ed in the proceedings. Hon. F. J. of lands A. S. Goddeve, mid A. v sioners, and Secretary in attendance, as also J. A. Harvey. K.C-. and Secretan" of the Mountain Lumbermen's AS-MI- eiation. Several witnesses, includina: repre- (suntatives of the of Trade and the lumbermen of the 'dis- tr ct, were called before the board to their views as to the best me- thods to adopt to attain tbo objectv sought. A written statement presented by D. V. 31ott. an which presented some new features, was read and Mr. Mott was questioned by the entire commission regarding matters treated in the paper. He firmly contended that the only effective way to protect the timber from fire and to encourage reforesta- tion was to compel the> burning ofJall- slash in -such a manner as to preserve as far as possible the younger growth claiming that this process should be adhered to. the cost in so important a matter a secondary consider- ation. There is-no doubt that the results obtained from these examinations will result in a much better 'arrange- ment of timber regulations. mat ion of some plan to revive rt: AN AUTO ON THE RAILS AT CRANBROOK Minister Dead Toronto, SepU David i Shecrk, formerly pastor of the United j Brethren Church of Berlin, died here I tonight at the home of ais daughter, i Mrs. Alfred Brock. He was 73 years of age. Shooting Accident Saskatoon, Sept. out, .ooting ducks yesterday, a home- teader jaamed who lives ut ten miles from Saskatoon, was hot in -the arm by his comrade, and 'although the-wound was not serious, suffered much pain before ing Saskatoon for medical aid. Killed by Airship Ottawa, Sept. chapter of idents is added tc the his- of the dirigible balloons at the Canada fair this year. Bd- Ivatting, ol Belleville, who had "wheel on tlie exhibition mid- was Called this morning by hold of the Xassir airship as it ascended for the first j ad liocome entangled in wires. A current of passed through him and resuscitation were unsuccessful-! other men were stunned at the' .e time. Ex-Chief Acquitted j Xorth Bay. Ont., Sept. j trial of Archibald Me Coll, ex-chief of; police at Haileybury, on of accepting 4 bribe from Dominic messi, an confined in? Hailey- bury jail and allowing his escape, was heard yesterday Judge Valin; "of Dromessi. chief crown witness, was badly" shattered on and the trial j resulted in McColl being honorably; acquitted. j To Watch Legislation j Toronto, Sept. the annual! meeting; yesterday of the Canadian Fire Underwriters' Association, a committee was appointed to watch and oppose all inimical to' the S re insurance companies. Fatal Kick Prom Horse Kenora, Ont., Sept. Baker, aged 10, -was kicked to death' by a horso morning, his skull being fractured. Mr. and Mrs. Baker, Albert and a younger were'in -a bugiry when the horse ran away. Mrs. Baker and the younger child were thrown out of the rig and after the horse had gone a short way was jolted over tho front of the bug- iry and kicked by the horse. MINER KILLED AT FERNIE, B.C. ,POLfTE Chicago, Sept: 'King Vas fined ?50 'and costs Goldie Carter'the shelter of _his brella during atoim." The Chinaman been in the York -A- sions to women I always consider-it a diversion, 1 ing a breach of when, any.', Chinese'accosts woman, said, Judge Butler yesterday, 'in the fine. He said'the Sjgel .murder would never 'have' Occurred if ese were white girls. allowed to addrt'ss, TREASURER Washington., Charles H: Treat lias resignad- from that office to take'effect in. ,Oc- tober. Ko successor has been chosea so fart as is known. .ABOLISH WARD SYSTEM Begina, Sask., Sept. At a meeting of the Board of Trade night resolutions were passed abolition 'of .the ward system in' the city. This is .believed to ba- the first, step in a campaign the present itystem, which it is felt: greater opportunity for unde- sirable citizens to get elprtcd to counciL FtRNIE NOTES A party of pleasure seekers; con- sisting of the JVlisses Kobinson. teach- ers, 3Ir. Cook1 of the C. P. K. office staff, and others, went up to the Farcy Creek'Falls last Saturday and concluding to. go farther and see more tgot lost in the woods, and played Babes in the Woods" until Sunday" (Special to the Herald) Femie. -B. C., Sept. Kees, a young Italian, 18 years told, j momingv when they found their way 'back to town 'in'time to attend Sun- while driving in No. five mine killed by a fall of rock at 9 o'clock last night. An Italian miner, name The county court for. this district with Judge Wilson presiding, is in unknown, was slightly injured at the (session here today and several same time. be disposed of. NEWS OF THE WORLD Fresh Ftom the Wires Not- Lang Si-ace V. Hyde Baker Took a Party Of Friends For a Little Jaun Along the C, P. R. Tracks In His Fine White Steamer Automobile. Those In the Car are V, Hyde Baker, D. J. Condon, White Steamer Expert; and P. F. Patrick, chauffeur, in front seat; and A. McCowan, C. P. R> master mechanic and T. D. Cavin, C. P. JR. Conductor, in rear seat. Found "Dead in Bed Winnipeg, Sept. Doherty an old time resident on Montreal and for many years bookkeeper for S. A. D. Bertram, official assignee lately with McKenzie and Mann as accountant on construction work, was found dead in bed in tih-e Queen's Hotel here this morning. He vras about fifty years of age and a er. Will Enlarge Office Toronto, Sept. provincial government has decided to enlarge and improve the Ontario coloniza- tion office opened at 163 Strand, London, last, February. The work done there -by this office has increas- trd so largely as to warrant this ac- tion. of Catholics Quebec, Sept. Sbar- roti, the Papal delegate who will pre- side over the first plenary council ever held in Canada, beginning here on Sunday, arrived in. the city to- 4s.v. Barrister Dead St. Thomas, Ont., Sept. the oldest barrister in St. Thomas, died at his home today. He was bom in Scotland 'in Western delegates spoke strongly in favor of the .federation idea, stating that their clubs were willing to back it up with the understanding tfcat by such coalition the Canadian Club movement would he able to take up x-arious matters of national import- ance such as the standardization of i medical diplomas and licenses throughout the country. Tolstoi's Birthday MOSCOW, Sept. Leo Tol- stoi celebrated his 81st birthday last week and came inro-Moscow yester-. day for the first time in several.years The count appeared to be in vigorous health. Governor Johnson's Condition Rochester, Minn., Sept. nor Johnson's condition- -today much more hopeful and while tba danger from pneumonia and otber complications incident to fanner, was struck and killed i by west bound express while 'on the track yesterday on bis attend a ;