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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta r A m A V tf V to TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1909. NO. ONT. TORIES NEED ?EW It Is Proposed Get Together add Re- organize Toronto, Sept. lea-op i-ratiye scheme of party re-orgarUzation em- bracing the federal and provincial is planned by the (Conservative -epreseritatives in the Honse of Com- mons. Hon. Geo. E. Footer, M. P. for North Toronto; Col Sam Hughes, M. P. for Victoria and Mr. Lennox M. P. for Simcoe, South, vere at the provincial buildings today in confer- ence with, members of the Ontario overnment. Mr.' Foster, seen con- cerning the visit it was of a private character he had nothing to communicate for publication. It was learned however, that the federal members sought o-operation of pro- vincial Conservatives with the gov- I eminent .at its head in a radical plan I of party re-organization -throughout 1 Ontario. The proposal is to unite the party for both federal and pro- vincial campaigning and to make an [early -start. While the mission ;n [question related solely to Ontario it lis'estimated that a similar course may pursued by the Federal opp-'sitbn jem.b.ers from other province-., par- ticularly those in whih the goveri> Imjnt is Conservative and a general [scheme of co-operative organization (with, the possible calling of provincial Icriiyention under consideration. INVITES SIR WILFRID Ottawa, Ont., Sept. Kutherford of Alberta, hopes to per- suade Premier Laurier to go to Strath- cona next summer to lay the corner stone of the University of Alberta. He left for home today in order to attend laying the foundation stone of the Alberta Legislative building by Earl Grey on October 1st. ALFOUR HE UNTIL THE TROUBLE IS SETTLED Mayor Of New York Would Not Attend Banquet Peary On American Soil A Joke In Nova Scotia FUNERAL OF GOV, JOHNSON St. Paul, Minn., Sept. keep- ing with the dignity of the office he filled as governor of Minnesota and to the accompaniment of tolling bells, the body of John A. Johnson was escorted from the rotunda of the stat capitol today with military pomp to the train which was to carry it to St. Peter, Mian., its last; resting place. Business was suspended along the streets it passed. CALL X S Sept. 22.-Com- At last Peary observed )Jiis mistake pulled out, Mauhew Benson. and returned to the train. Few in' commander Of Peary's colored body mander Peary left Sydney this morn- were aware Ql- guard, leaned out over the side of the ing for Portland, Maine, accompau- is in good- spirits. The A. P.iship to shake hands-, with Chief Ehgin ied by Mrs. Peary, Miss Marie and correspondent( on wire from eer Swicker of the Tyrian, who was young Robert Peary, jr. Before leav- j w Xxmgley, invited the ex- I standing on the deck of a launch, ing Sydney Commander Peary j plorer tQ come to the at! Swicker has a grip like'a' vice, and would shun aU receptions and public ;fralifax but Peary had already decid- j he held fast to Benson's hand as the BUYS OUT PRICE SET ON MUNICIPAL VOTES rooms, from now on until the ques- tion of the discovery' of the Pole has 'been settled, by the decision CONSERVATIVE LEADER BOLDLY jMatae, for the present. Before of the Coast Geodesic Survey or some" other I competent authority. Peary and -fa- Imily will go home to Table Island de- parture of Peary from. Sydney the e-x I tent 'of thefts on board by ed to decline all functions and ova- jtions, until the Pole discovery is de- cided. Banquet to Cook New York, Sept. official re- presentative of the. nation, or state will "attend'the big banquet given for Dr. Frederick A. Cook" at the New York, Sept. London die- patch to the New York Sun says that Ex-Prime Minister Alfred the Conservative leader, threw down the tariff reform gauntlet in a great speech at Birmingham yes- ship swung away. Hensoo. could not release his hold, and he was drawn; over the si-de of the ship and fail in- i to the sea. He was fished out by some men, and half an hour later the Roosevelt was out of sight on her 1 way south. Cook a Busy-Stan al- TO IDENTIFY SKELETON AT PETERSORO f Toronto, Sept. John hliller, of the Provincial Detective Vorce.. who was despatched to Peter- fvpro1 by'; the' allot hey" general's de- partment to investigate the mystery >f .the skelet-43, ioupd 'in the woods 'has according to eports received by the department [counselled the continuance of the iquest of some official form of in- i.i'-y at'which sworn testimony may Physicians pronounce it the skeleton of a wo- lan or girl and hold that at least -ome seven months must have elapsed death. All'hope of identiiica- skeleton was abandoned. souvenir hunters was learned. Noth- ing belonging to or to the official records of the expe- clition were lost. Peary of locking up his posses- before landing. I this before, he ex- It is understood that scien- WaWo.rf-Astoria. The mayor of New i Commander Peary also declined to sanction the Brooklyn explorer s_ claims to y attending the in honor of Dr. borough, INTERNAtlONAL HARVESTER CO. MAKES AN IMPORTANT DEAL tpubli New York, S.ept. will j not mean rest for Dr. Frederick A. j. Cook for weeks to come, tjie man! who says he was first at the North j Pole. He rose this morning to b'e- i-gin a day of hard work.. Piled in the facturers deal that has not been made possessed of the facts implement manu- terday. The country's conditio n, he j and .said, is not now, and never again can be'What it was in the halcyon days of British industrial supremacy. While America was building up the j greatest .commercial empire the j on.Smith Soundf Sskimo8. and will rick McGowan, of Aldermen 'ai y Tat- Bird" nearly tele- letters from, all parts of generally known as are gone. 0 A Joke on Peary Halifax. Sept. through Triiro this af- j several other well known men will sit at the speaker's table. examine, to manv which give immediate answers. So today he jshut himself up' with the young world had ever known and while Ger- ternoan on his way to xew York ac- compflaied bv his and children. many, with- unexampled, almost Neu. Glasgow a funny incident Oc- staggering success, had promoted the i There Tho tJhree things, now-eagerly await- secretary, whom United States interested in the contro-1 Ministei. Eagan had sent with him j from Copenhagen, and '-set to work, is Dr. Co'ok will stay in his room prac- i tically all, the time until his next versy are: 1. The indictment-which Peary six weddings said to be preparing. growth of -her own industries ancl I there today, three of the couples tak- j 2. Dr. Cook's own report -which he public appearance, which will be at through the partial, unequal working j of the most favored nation clause had the same tmin on whl-chL promises -to have ready inside of -two. 'the 'banquet tendered by the Arctic was a passenger. When the train months, and become the centre of the mid-Euro- j from sydney pulled into New Glas- peari- body, commercially armed against British competition, it was j Club tomorrow night, the Waldorf gow a crowd numbering thousand'- was on hand 3. The testimony of Harry Whitney. AlStPna- Ho has put all-'Uut the fin- ,r v iisMna: touches to the first book nar- ZSew Haven-sportsman, who Cook I s ,_ iv. ,.x- 1___irative of his polar experiences. more "than., a 0 see the mar i js the first white man to learn amazing, even contemptible, that the j ried coupies oflf particularly Dr. Gar- j discovery, of this country by j field .athlete, and j with folded arms, hiding themselves hs Peary thought .the crowd Peary on American Soil I will behind the antiquated free trade form- i had gathered to see him and left the ula, and watch other empires forging j -train to bow his acknowledgements.1 the weapons -with which they were ;McDougall was forcin.g his way t i i t 1 iJJU.'. going to capture-Great col- .through the crowd near .Peary.. which 'resulted in' onies from -her sphere of commercial i quite oblivious to the Pole discover- Vanceboro, Maine, Sept: 'however mander Robert E. received an' enthusiastic greeting wiien for the first time since he started polar experiences it is probable that he write a series of .maga- articles. His first ...labor, be influence. quite IT'S presence as Pearj.' was of his. i. rea-j STREET RAILWAY TQ BE STARTED HERE ching the Noi-th Pole, he touched iJnit ed States soil. i i Roosevelt Leaves North Sydney, 'N.-S., Sept. j The Arctic steamer .Roosevelt, on which Commander Peary journeyed to the far north, left North Sydney at; midnight last night on her journey to j New York. Shortly before the Rooso j record of his he depends title world aud (Continued on Back Page.) preparation of discoveries upon to convince the through them the com- pany in America have sold out to the Harvester Co. The plant covers thirty-three acres at a city in.Illinois and "the price paid is said to have been The firm was established in 1864. The P. 0. ploughs have been han- dled here by the McCormick Company, but next season's output will be sold hy the International peo- ple. Buys a Place City Voters Lists 54 SO ii 'the price yi otes bridge tllis fall- The dermen Jre not paying but amount or at least hope to ifet 1 SO each for n good many-rv-qtes. The fact is that iJ a man who >s not on tie voters list and wants to vote he can into the city coffers and get his name on the list provided" he makes application before November o. This provision.' is a. sidelight on the poll tax situation. "Every male "per- son who has lived in the city monrtjis previous the election can. be assessed forj to pay for'his .share oi the wear and tear on the sidewalks aad.thfi use of the street lights He must: pay tiiis, for Aid. Bowman night to, the poll tax collector, Leo C. Powell, if anv one refuses, to notice can. be served on his employer and the latter must keep the amount out of his wages. The payment of this -S3 does not SERVED HIM RIGHT Detroit, Mich., Sept. Thompson, claiming to be a black- smith, who came here from Toronto a few days ago, yesterdy was sen- tenced to six months in jail; without Option of a for trying to coax two- small away from their homes. Local Company To Apply To the Gity For a Franchise-Of Build 1C Miles Track DANGER OF SERIOUS TROUBLE AT GOLEMAN entitle a man to a vote at the muni- cipal elections he pays the rate of sixteen mills on an income assess- ment of S300. wiiich amounts to S4.80 he can before apply to have his name on voters' list. This is some information gleaned from a -discussion of matter at tJie adjourned meeting of the city council last night. Aid. had- the poll-tax collector -art tiie J and gave him his -'instructions jwith. the numerous i er aldermen. Aid. to impress this fi.80 for severaf people -who, have not property qualifications andt are not now on the r Aid King wanted -the press to considerable District Miners' President Not Satisfied With Conduct Of Management There THREE KILLED AT SEATTLE Seattle, Sept. women- were killed, and three rn-en. and a woman werfe seriously injured when an automobile containing eight per- sons oc a trestle at Fourth and Weller streets, a short distance from the Union Station here today. BUeiGACTIVE A street railway is something to ous mining camps arising around the which the people of. Lethbndge can look forward in the not very distant city, there will be a number of good- sized towns around which will take future. Four years Mayor Her.-j more or less trade from the-city and j-HtJ J For Coal DC- of track lUlVUait livery Awardet-Court SiiSng (Special, to the Herald) 'Fernie, Sept. 22.-0.iX. Ross, of this city, has been awarded a con- tract to deliver tons of coal at the new siding near Coleman, iroin trie mines of ths Coke Go. The delivery is to on the 4th of October .and be pleted by January 15th next, derson and C. F. P. Conybeare got a. charter for_ the const-ruction of a radial railway with Lethbridge as the centre. A niimber of- local capital- ists are now very much interested in going in with Messrs. Henderson and .Conybeare to put the charter into effsct. As vet no company has been organized but a number of leading local financial men have said that they are willing and even anxious to 50 into the affair' at once. The proposal is to lay ten miles i during the next tw.o years and then extend as the requirements i arise. It is thought that with the rsumer- in order to hold the population and trade in the city, a street railway is necessary. TO UNITE WITH CANADIAN FEDERATION Halifax. Sept. this morn- ing's session of the Grand Courcil fi the Provincial Workmen's ssooiati-n now in session in Halifax, a commit- tee was appointed to 'discuss affilia- ation with the Canadian Federation of Labor and at the afternoon's ses- sion brought in a resolution which was unanimously in favor of affiiia- DON'T' FORGET THE j EXCURSION TOMORROW The Board vof Trade have ar- jfc ranged an excursion into the Carmangay district by auto- mobile for tomorrow, Friday. to start from the Square at 8 a.m. This-should give those who have arranged to go an ex- j cellent chance to see this dis- trict and get into t-ouch with the magnificent country lying to the north of the river. N Those who have arranged to take part in this trip should be on hand sharp on time. If yon have not already madf your arrangements to go, tele- phone the secretary this even- ing and do so. Telephone 109. President W. B. Powell and Inter- j the operators of the International feature of the business ly persuaded to write, tisement letting the that the voters' list is posted in -the city hall and that they had better go see if 'their names are pa the ,list fore it is too late ancL also -that if they are not on there is a way they they can. got there. The other national Organizer T. E. James, of the United Mine Workers of Ameri- ca, have been in town since last Fri- day addressing meetings of the min- ors of this vicinity. Mr. Powell spoke to a big meeting last Sunday after- noon and' Mr. James last Saturday at Tabsr. Last night a meeting was held on the prairie in the slight at Diamond City. The president states that they are protesting against the operation of the order-in-council extending the eight hour day. He is doubtful if such an order will be operative but is instructing the men t-o resist it should it come in force. Mr. Powell states that th-Tt. are prospects of serious trouble in Cole- man in the very, near future unless would considered in the roancr. Coal and Coke Co. meet with thur demands tonight. The trouble' in question is the employment at. Cola- men of men of what he styles a 'scab union' organized by John Bui'-o aru.1 not recognized by the U-. M. W. of A... with whom they think ihu doing business. Hi- says that this Vi? been the subject of a gr-iat of coi..-ideration. and is of v 'ar imjrjrt- arce to the United Mi.-o W.-.rkers T'rion and if tt'is orga. i: IP countenanced by r ;it Gdeman sur-, to b- a fight. .be h- nud Mr. Jarae.s h.ia ln.tajv''-5wod th.- mf mbers of the and had ey- reason to believe that their As regards the of !-our day. Mr. 'Pow .11 men thought it was a good_ idea to advertise these things although, the mayor did not want the people to get the idea that the council -was-peddl- ing votes at carried. each. The motion. MAY BORE FOR GASATTABER is going after natural gas. Cousins ex-mayor of was in Taber last week talking matter ovor with members of the This means an average of nearly 200; council and otjie.r loading citizens. ions daily and indicates that the new and associates sufficiently be- c'ompany is pushing development ;wbrk ljcve that ffas Can found at Taber. rapidly and will, soon be ranked am-; to xmdertake to get it if they can ong the regular shippers of the satisfactory arrangements with Crow's Nest Pass coal field. council. ...Work has begun on the third storey', of the Kiag E'dward Hotel, and Mr J COLERIDGE CANT Gates expects, the work to be com-1 USE NATURAL GAS by the end of October. Asithe 0 (Special to the Herald.) winter begins to draw near work 'pn; Coleridge, Alta.. Sr-pt. w buildings seems to have taken a'grajn platform which lias start. The contract for the com ;been construction during the :oi.ion of the' Hotel Fernie was let; pagt Wftek by the c_ p y> bridge and osterday and the building will be nish i THE CITY WILL HAVE THE ICITY SOLICITOR TO FINEST PARK IN THE WEST! CONSIDER IT Plans Prepared By City Engineer Provide For IdealAr-i Provisions Made For Sports and Fall Fair NEW GOVERNOR. is Leuitenant ceeds the Late Johnson St. Paul, Sept. erhart was sworn in as Go1 the State of Minnesota Chief Justice Start, of the Court. 'According to the the lieutenant Governor vcmor immediately following death of, the Governor. Adol ph. O. Eberhart was Sweden 38 years ago, but 'Minnesota'in 1881. He first The special committee appointed at i Monday's-council meeting have been looking- into the matter of the gas for th.e ministry, but afterwards franchise proposed. The franchise up the study of law and soon has rxN-n submitted to the c ty solici- UP a large; practice. For many The city f tho -Mr. Ebcrhari has been tor for mis approval so that the coun i f this the lacrosse, cricket and'.straight to the entrance to the gate; J .politics, and has worked hard I oil wilt-know that what they are deal Uti-Usi if: SuCCCoo OI -WJ c promises to be one east ever held by any football Arnold has been pre-; will be' the tennis courts. ,..r----- It is proposed to have tie exhibi-'i Westminster Road, Courtland St. ex-; of th sports, which is onl oaii ann utuct i j iy 3.500 feet from! injr wjLh is legal. A special meeting which in a general way the eastern end.'tended js the northern boundary and track will also Edward St. the southern line. "it is proposed to put into effect. tion buildings at As is well known the park area is where a half mile something over three hundred be located. '-nd is about twice as long east and j Tho plan calls for the planting of approvements will not be done at once. it is wide north and south, i largo number of trees across the east- j One, two nor even five years will not -iC r P R railwav runs alon- the' era end between the lake and the all the improvements made. If t _ J j __ s west end and the A. R. T. is the. hi W tion idarv to the east. i-ouncil will be held shortly to the merits of the proposition. The Council's committee reported hav- Of course- all these splendid im- j jng, sOme suggestions as to in the draft of the proposed buildings and race track j tho people approve of the purchase of wiiile tho southwestern corner will aL-1 tho property tho council will Tho major part of the west end is so be planted with trees. I proceed with the tree plant- __.......o is now completed. It t...... .1 as fast as possible in a race ag" I expected "that a considerable j a tine large lake, about The balance of the ground is taken; ing. time. The new amount of win bc shipped i ft by ft. and has agobd with lawn' plots, driveways and The park will ho something of which building, the Central Hotel, .the thj-s year_ t portion walks admirably arrnngcd, with a the citizens will be justly proud and _ T.erial, the new Johnston balding, j The petit.ion, which WHS win a concrete lined dam rink and a handstand located in j will be one of the greatest boons Henderson building, the the p r-sitlents hero, !nbout ,wo-thir'Js of the way around j tho midst. 'they havc over enjoyed, jfiilding. Tvifoura building and thejaskin AHro block are all tion. while work is being pished tend tho present town waterworks; may study more closely the JGLACE BAY UP AGAINST IT tlace Bay, N. S., Sept. of- provincial court house aid the and Presbyterian Clwrchcs. I All these b'tiildings being puslvd to Completion at once makes times I for the buiklers and the. are in s'uli, oi buikiing material. .to the C. r. K. by tlw r-sicenis nen-, nbout (WO-thir'Js oi tne way j asking for the of using tlwitho lake and n driveway all around.' The irrigation ditch supplying wa-; engineer is gqmg to have j natural gas has Wn turned down and Thcrc be k sandj- beach at the tcr for UK- lake comes in from plan t we are again up aaainst thi' coal i north-west with a Picr and bathing south-east and it is propos' one- n lm burning proposition during the sheda. with a boat somewhat i tend tho present town waterworks; may, study more the ine winter. It is- time the townsitc' farUlor St" to proposed It, is hardy thaj commanding the troops in the strike town has sent communication town authorities advising that un- the town takes steps at otica to winter quarters for the mil- he will proceed himself to build event it will cost busy and gave us a money. What do you say. is devot-''which arc onW. short distance from every detail will be followed to thl {ered to erect buildings at a net cost farther west. Tho northwestern triangle ed to grounds for sports. Tlight in the present tho corner is the baseball park and The extension of London town considerably e town authorities do work. The coal company has of- leads letter the general plan is su'omij ted as a working basis. of labor and material, estimated cost of 1903 and 1905 he was elected to State Senate. In 1906 he was ed Lieut .-Governor, was- re-elect- ed in 1908. Wr. Eberhart's name originally and because in Manl; he formerly lived, there were iialf dozen or more Olsons, the futu state official, when he was obtained from the court, to take the name of his wife. LLOYDMINSTER GIRL WINS A SCHOLARSHIJ Alta., Sept. san M. 'Rogers, of Lloydminstar .1 been clelared the first winner of Bryan scholarship, presented by- G. J., of Calga-y, awarde the Alberta student the'] est marks at the Queen's university. To the added by the from college fees- for at ;