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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1908. NO. 244. MR.WRDHTC ATTITUDE ON LABOR i Mr. With It In Effective Style ROBUN PROVED Conaervitive Frcmier of Manitoba Is Placed in Bad Light by Editor of Toronto News The first rajly of the Young Ub- eral Club WM on Saturday even-.. inf at the Labor Temple." There was a very tair attendance, and the delivered were attentively listened to, Mr Simmons' exposition of the labiw holding the very marked interest of the audience. S. J. Shepherd, president of the club, was in the chair, and after explaining the purposes or meetings, which will be held Saturday night up till -the eye ol the election, he called upon W. A: Buchanan, who ipoke briefly upon the western policy- of the Liberal party, pointing out "more especially the development thmt had taken place under Liberal rule. He also pointed out that Mr. Simmons had supported the labor legislation" ed by the. Alberta and mentioned incidentally that the Gov- ernment had introduced and passed these- lawa iu; the face of a sentiment in the agricultural communities not favorable to short houri and com- pensation. W. C. Simmons :made one of the best addressee he has ever delivered in Lethbridge. It a; fair and lucid explanation of the labor legis- lation passed at Ottawa and Edmon- ton by the Liberal Governments in power there.- He reviewed all this 'and pointed- :dat that while it probably did not meet de- mands of the laboring men Tin each case, still the adoption of these measures, proved clearly that, the Liberal party was eager the interests of the labor clasees. What has the party ever done for labor 'enquired Mr. Simmons. daring Toronto, Ont., the heading "Roblio Convicted of Slan- the Globe will refer to J. S. statement denying Hon. R, P. Roblin's charge, to-morrow concern in this matter ii the vindication of the integrity of the Globe under my pre- decessor's as well as under my own. The political Issue, past and present, and also the merits of the case, are to me for the moment of secondary importance. The charge made by Premier Roblin was against the good faith and common honesty of the Globe as a public jour- nal. That charge was worth answir- (Continued on Back Page.) GOVERNMENT HADE GOOD BARGAIN Old Lethbrifge dent To Pur- chase Of Jail Site TEAMS LEAD BY ONE POINT Ai Excfig fete in the Natwal ml SERIOUS CHARGE AGAINST SELBY New York, Sept. 27 Never in the history of professional baseball HM the home stretch-in the fac1 for the pennants of the major leagues been reached with the leadinj clubs closely bunched arid with the'folf lowers of the game excited, to such a pitch of interest. In each league the York in the Na- tional and Detroit in the American the honors tonight by one point in second place in the National, is seven points ahead qff Ghieggo> in the American, is but three points be- hind Cleveland for position, to which the latterv club fell to-day through the, defeat of Philadelphia by Detroit awl 'the assumption Detroit of the lead. by James Selby seat up for trial by Magistrate Humphries this morn- ing on. a charge of attempted arson. The evidence given by Andrew the_ proprietor of the Cosmopolitan hotel, Mrs. Niedig, and a man named ough, went to show that Selby had eea employed at the Cosmopolitan otcl, but that Mr. Niedig had put inx out of the place on Saturday. He ent out the back door of the place. .Irs. Nit-dig, watching him, saw him o behind the stable, and following im, saw him on his knees and smoke rising. She went after him, and ac- used him of trying to set fire to the table. When he denied it she told im he lied, and struck him. He ried to run away, but she caught im until assistance came. She ound the match still hot and a ra'g ear it, however, had not aught fire. The accused states that ic was trying to light his pipe when he only match he had broke, and he ras his knees trying to find it I'hen Mrs. Nieding came up to him. ,CalgKry, Sept. AlUertan would an acre myseif for that land if I hud known it was intlie said Howeil Harris, an old timer oi Lethbridge, in conversation with me Albertan yestenliy, when dis- cussing the io-called Howard Douglas deal with Jifcjie provincial government. Mr.. Bfarris farther stated that the landim question is one of the beet quarter sections iu that vicinity ftiiiuVliV'irell worth the THREE KILLED IN A RAILWAY WRECK Train Went Through Bridge On the T. H. B. Near Hamilton, Ont. Hamilton, Sept. worst wreck in the history of the H. and B. Railway occurred at six o'clock this morning near Mineral a short distance east of Cape- town. A bridge which had been burning collapsed, and three men were killed, one seriously injured, and thousands of dollars' worth of rolling stock and freight destroyed. The dead are Robert McFadden, engineer, Hamilton; Ed. Brown, fire- man, Hamilton; Muloney, yard- master at International Harvwstei works, Hamilton; injured, Sarn W Dickenson, brakesman, Hamilton. What 'legislation Its' term of office '.What poicy in regard to labor has Mr; Bbrdcn enun- ciated during his When he was at Lethbridge did he mention labor in any way? As a matter of fact, said Mr. Simmons, the Conser- vative party arid Mr. Borden were without a policy on this great ques- tion. At this point Mr. Simmons re- ferred to the Conservative party's ih- connection with the C. P. K., a corporation that had been given a huge gift of land and a monopoly of the west. To-day this road was mak- ing fortunes for its shareholders, and yet it set about to crush out the Ma- chinists'- Union and reduce the wages of its men. If Mr. Borden came to power there is no 'doubt' that the .leader of the Conservative party in th? Senate, Senator Loughced, C. P. R. solicitor, would be taken into his cabinet, and also E. B. Osier, one of the directors of the C. P. R. What could the workingman expect in the way of legislation with such strong corporation influences in t.hfe Cabinet? To-day, through the action of the Conservative party, the C. P. R. had lands unused to-day that, if sold, would pay the national debt of Can- If elected he would use his efforts to secure the rights of the peo- ple over this powerful corporation. Mr. Simmons pointed out that Sir Wilfrid Laurier had announced that a Minister of Labor, with a seat at the Cabinet, and who would his entire attention to labor matters, would be appointed ii' tfie Liberal party was returned to power. Labor would then have a ita own in the councils of the nation. In closing Mr. Simmons declared that some of the high officials of the A. R. and I. Co. were going up and down the country using their influ- ence against him and in favor of Mr. Magrath. The corporations were actively opposing him, arid he looked for the support of the people who wanted to rid this country of cor- poration influence. During the evening muaicai selec- tions were contributed by Messrs. Ely and H. Westley, of Regina. Their numbers were gVeatly enjoyed. TABCR COUNCILLOR DEAD, Taber, Sept. Barton, died :tcMiuy" at noon: ;The iajcrcdited stroke of: pkralysia. pneumoiuS. SECOND VICTIM OF FRANK AFFRAY A. Castiw Dies From His Wouids Prisoner price paid for the only running in that locality, a good House and a conaideirHble distance of wire only thrae and one trorn Leth- bridge is a very choice piece of l W, F. Deglow, of Redwood Falls, Minn., went out to Magrath to-day vith a car "of .settlers' effects. Mr. associates POPULAR COUPLE paid cash for 85 acres, or over per acire; for land only a mile and a quarter nearer the city, "1 do hot copper there has been any scandal in connection with the deal, even ttiongh Howard Douglas did make lit tie money but of it.'t Mr. Harris his way to Lefchbridge after a visit to the Circle ranch- near of which he is manager; He reports the stock in excellent condition. Two of Lelhbridge's most pppu- lai young people were quietly inarried-in St. Patrick's Church at the ordinary mass at half-past six this -morning by Rev. Father Van Tighem. The contracting parties were Frederick W. Gow. the merchant, and Ro'y, daughter of ihe late M. E. Roy. The groom was supported by the-bride's brother, Angus Koy, and Mary Boy, the bride's eldest sister, was brides- maid. During the service the choir beautifully rendered the special mugic of the nuptial mass The young couple went direct to their splendid new home on d- path Street. AM OPPONENT DR. CARMAN AT WESLEY CHURCH Venerable Head Of Methodist Church f Preaches TO BURROWS Glen Campy I M. P. P. Norn- inated-Candidates in Winnipeg T-V- ,1 f, i T IJtiUtVl iittlll Dipping for the season is nnisheo j ,i V i IU the City, mid T.hpTP r OOB not.' m he. LABOR OFFICIAL HERE. F. of the Fed- erated Trades of B.C., is and there does not' a p pear to bu the )eaet trace of.maiige lefh His company are all the steers on the range Tint i I next year as they are mostly: tliice year olds, and it does not animals at that age. He'hastreceiitlf' tak- ea a t trip north to Red Deer country to examine and report on a range lease which the Circle Ranch owners are negotiating to( acquire. GOSSIP FROM TOE GAPITffi Winnipeg, Man., Sept. At the Conservative convention held at Dauphin yestrday to select a candi- date to oppose Theodore A. Bur- rows, the late Glen Camp- bell, M.P., was the unanimous choice. Mr. Campbell is the member for Gil- bf-rt Plains in the local Legislature. It is rumored in political circles that C. C. Smith, who was nominat- ed by the Conservatives to contest East Assinibtiia, will retire, leaving fight between the late member, J. G. Turriff, and R. L. Richardson, o! the Winnipeg Tribune, who i.; running, as. ah Independent. Liberals and Conserva- tives of Winnipeg' will hold their conventions this week to nominate candidates'? Hugh John MacDonald or Andrews -will likely git the Conservative nomination; and D. C. Cameron and T. H. Johnson are spoken of for the Liberals. Sifton left Jpr last Operation Of Street Railway Oni the Sabbath No Doubt of Frank Oliver's Election (Special to the Herald.) Frank, Alta., Sept. 28 Th shooting which took place yester- day in Lille, when Ageato Monte shot and killed Joe Castiugo and dangerously wounded A. Castingo, who died in the hospital Saturday, causecl a great sensation. Monte was arrested Friday night and locked up in the Police barracks at trapk. His preliminary trial took place today at Lille and he was committed to Macleod jail for trial on the charged murder. HORRIBLE DEATH OF A YOUNG LADY Header Of a PrMmeit Farily b Montreal RUNAWAY AT TABER. Tuber, Sept. exciting run- away with four horses attached to a Surrey belonging to John Barton, came at galloping speed down Rus- soll street yesterday mdrning. Ben Barton, a youth of 16 years, had the horees in charge, and was on his way to the farm to disc, when, without apparent cause, the horses suddenly became unmanageable, and ran for nf-arly half an hour at breakneck speKl over the entire town, being guided from fences by the young man. Finally Clarence Layton, upon horse- back, rode in front of the team, bringing them to a halt. Fortunate- Montreal, Sept. Edmonton, Sept. tho street car system of Edmonton approaches completion considerable discussion has been raised concerning the opera- tion of the system on Sundays. On onquiry at the Government buildings tb-uay it was learned that section 241 of the Railway Act of Alberta, which prohibits the .operation of electric railways or tramways on Sunday, vas suggested to the Legislature by ,he Rev-. J. Shearer, secretary of the Temperance and Moral Reform League. It was urged that this pro- vision had already been adopted by of thti older provinces, and was considered a wise means of securing setter observance of the Lord's Day. When, the matter wa's brought be fore the Legislature there was some discussion of the merits of the sec- tion proposed by the Temperance and Moral Reform League. The genera' sf2.timent of the Legislature was for passing the suggested section as. s reasonable measure, with the under standing that here, as in other pro vinces, any company or municipality desiring exemption from this enact ment should bring each individua 'case before the Legislature, and have ita claims to the' necessity of opera tion on Sunday considered there. As is well known in Edmonton th present local and inter-urban tram way system is the outcome of Ed inpnton's purchase of the Strathcon Robertson, daughter of Mr. James M. Robertson, of the Thomas Robertson Company, met with a horrible death on Saturday evening. The family are still occupying their summer resi- dence at Beaconsfield, on the Lake Shore. Miss Robertson, it appears, was a somnabalist. Late Saturday evening she was discovered to be iasing from the house. Search was instituted for her, and she was soon found lying in a dying con- dition beside the C. P. R. tracks, which run some distance in the rear of the house. She was clad only in her night clothes and slippers. She was removed to the Royal Victoria hospital, in this city, but died with- out recovering consciousness. She was 23 years of age, and was engag- ed to be married in the near future to Mr. Charles Shearer, of Montreal. Radial Tramway Company's frai Section 241 of the Railway Act of is province reads: "Xo company or nunicipal corporation operating a treet railway, tramway, or electric ailway shall operate the same or rnploy .tiny person thereon on the :rst of the commonly ailed Sunday, except for the pur- pose of keeping the track clear of now or ice, or for the purpose of loing ortier work of necessity." The marriage of Miss Gladys Bour- chier to Mr: Thomas Kelly was iolemnized at All Saints' .Church by he rector, Ven. Archdeacon Grey. Both bride and groom most popular, and although scarcely a core of invitations were issued the church was well filled with friends. The bridf, a strikingly handlsome girl, .vas gowned in white Duchess satin, ind was accompanied to the altar by Vur father. The bridesmaids were Miss Kate Bourchier and 'Miss Paug- nan, of Toronto. The groom's at- tendants wore 'Mr. Rathburn and Mr Firth. After the wedding breakfast Mr. and Mrs. Kelly left by the C. R. for yKastern Canada am England, and will be absent for six months. The gifts included baau tiful presents of silver, furs, cheques jewelry, and the usual offering to a popular bride. s a contributor to many-of the Eng- ish publications, and has written a ouple of' successful play.s. FAIR WAGE IN ALLCONTRA6TS The world of politics is well astir n central Alberta now, but the cam- >aign will_not likt'ly be a bitter one. 'n Edmonton the general belief is ,hnt the Hon. Frank Oliver will be eturned with his usual largo ma- ority, and this takes from the t-lec- ion the interest that uncertainty vould loud. The engagement- was announced Hon. W. H. Gushing States, the Position Of Alberta nt Wesley church was wel! filled at both services yesterday by large audi- ences that, in spite of inclement. and bnd walking, came to hear the venerable superintendent of the Methodist Church. Rev. Dr. A. Carman, preach. Nearly every Cana- dian born had already heard the doctor some time during the half cen- tury ofv his active ministry. Dr. Car- man has lost none of his old-time vigor and ability as a preacher, and yesterday he preached two powerful sermons. In the morning, preaching from 'Pfialm-50, 2: "Out of Zion, the per lection of beauty, hath the preacher spoke of the trinity of ancient philosophy, truth, and goodness, and compared them with the trinity of explicit revelation, 'loci the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost. The former is a trinity of principles, the latter of persons, and the humblest revelation of the latter is infinitely higher than ihe highest attainment of the former. The trinity of principles was the basis of natural religion, and man could be saved by to them. God was in them, but the ancients could not find Him. The revelation of the trinity of parsons was neces- sary. Truth is the basis of all science and philosophy, beauty of art, and goodness of virtue and religion. All have faculties, intellect, taste, and conscience, corresponding to the trinity. The last must predominate in a proper man. The preacher losed with a description of the phy- rcal, intdleectual, moral, and spirit- ual beauty which shines in Zion, the jhurch of God, and made an'-appeal !or his hearers to find and .get in the :rue-living church, -'which-.is compos- ed, of men and who have re- m the company and of Jesus Christ, which Church knows-' no denomina-: nal-distinctions. His evening subject was the put- ting off of the old man 'and putting on the new (Eph. 4, He said he was so positive o! the absolute cer- tainty of .the text because God would _ not leave any doubt as to salvation, and because it is a matter of abso- lute consciousness. No one could have been born into the world with- out the atonement, and the change from the old to the new is necessary to enter the kingdom of Christ. Di- viding his .subject, he discussed the grammar of his text to show that man must be active to put off .the old The following letter has beei received from Hon. W. H. Cnsh man and put on the new man, but God does the renewing of the spirit x. Minister of Public Works: the mind- Studying the rhetoric, beg to acknowledge re- ceipt of yonr letter date Sept. loth inst.. ami in reply would say thai iere this week, at a large fair wage-clause is'inserted in >arty given by Mr. Oscar Tessier, of j all Government: con lis Miss Tessier, Mr. Louis Madore, a well known young lawyer of this city, and a i nephew cf the late Louis Frechette. CHAS. EDWARDS BURIED. The remains .of the late Charles Edwards interred in the Public Last Sunday was the fifty-sixth an- yesfnlay. Services at to his hearers to put off undertaker's and grave conduct- ed by Rov.A. M. Gordon. MR. SIMONS STATES REASONS An interesting visitor to Edmonton this week was Crsn. London, England, who has been spe- cially commissioned by the Govern- to study anil write up cmdi- chise. This company's charter vra lions in Canada for the middle class mversary of the landing in Edmon- fon of the pioneer missionary, Father Lacombe. In those days John Row- was chief factor of this district. On Tuesday, the 22nd, was celebrat- ed the thirty-sixth anniversary of the erection of St. Albert di-e.se by his Holiness Pius LX. In the be- ginning, in 1872, there were four churches attended by priests, som? of them in the country since the early fifties. There are. now close to one, hundred parishes and niie convents, and several hospitals.) D. S. MeArthur, vice-president :he. Second National Bank of Tn- iianapolis. has been visiting in Kd- "I understand a fus.> the- one hand is to put off the cor- rupt old man, while the other puts on tru- incorrupt new man. The elements of logic in the text taken, and the dual nature of man rliscussed as biology. In conclusion he said that Paul was .not speculat- ing in his text, nor was Christ speculative- when he discussed the sarn? .question with Nicodemus. He Why he Had Commission of the old man, to ba renewed in the spirit of th. ir minds, and by the graco of God to-put on.the new man. Both discourses were followed with rapt attention.- secured ir. 1904 in tho old North-West Legislature, and is, consequently, not exempt from this section of tho Kailway Act concerning Sunday cars. If Edmonton wants Sunday cars it will have to bring its claim for ex- emption before the next session of the Legislature, and the merits and necessities of the case will then bo considered by the House, and a de- cision arrived at. The McClure Company returned on Saturday night from a trip to Nelson and the surrounding district. s-ttler, the oapitalit-l. and the op- portunities for sport s during the open season for game. J.t would be a good thing for the west if more wealthy Englishmen could be induced to come horo for hunting instead of various hunti-ig-prounds of Eu- rope, with which thoy are already so familiar. Mrs. Cratt hns also a plan in mind k-adinp to better eare. of the settlers' wives when they are ill. She nonton for some days, surveying tho rny slid Jinancinl renditions outlook. c. Simmons to tht- Henild this murninp, "jibout Allvrt Ive's com- Th" party of Scotch npriculturists mission as commissioner for taking were given an enthusiastic reception j .iffldnviUs being canceled." BLOCKADE SEEMS INEVITABLE. Th" reports rec iced by the C.P.R. TB are most encouraging. From many points on the system come reports of disease and discontent among the They are being kept in close quarters by the company, who fear the influence of the pickets. Several cas s of smallpox have developed at the shops in Mont- real. The mechanics brought from b iug iviiiile the Old Country a rule., prov- by their "brither Scots" and influt-n- "The charge is c'rrect, aid the rta- business nnd professional men sons i had for mnkinp the rocom- bore. They re a fine capable ;i.e pwd. Mr. Ives M men, and it is undoubted that much appointed r. commissioner at good will n-su't from their visit, j of C. R. Alberta has only to b? known to admired. CITYIS OWNER OF SQUARE E. T. Gait Placed It In Possession Of the City The city is to own the Square. Ivesand Macbeth, met E T. Gait, On Saturday night the special committee appointed by the coun- cil, including the Mayor, Ad- ditions attachod to ihe sift are not the president of the A. R. amlT. for publication until aftera special ii L-'.T Ai meeting 13 held tonight and he at that time gave the the report of tho city the square. The exact con- i will be published. Roxvman, when Mr. Ives was in the latter's office. When Mr. TViwman asked me to mnke the appointment T declined, but he explained that he out nf th< office a pivat deal, ami tli.it -Mr. Tve? boing in n position to take affidavits. woxilH confer a favor upon him, T con- sented to recommend his Appoint- ment. It enrne To my notice that A. E. Ives was canvassing Liberals, and telling it was up to thorn t contribute to Mr. Mnjrrntlj's campaign fund. I had no objection to Mr. Jves being a commissioner, notwithstand- ing that he only pot it through Mr. ing incapable of d'oing the work re- quired, and the locomotives and cars ire not being in good shape. The Freight movement all over the system is wry slow, and a seems inevitable. The eastern managers haw left themselves short of rolling stock and power to help out the west, ;o that the blockade is as imminent in the east as in the woet. The strik- ers are standing well together, and ire confident of a speedy victory. Bowman, but he passed the limits of Icccncy by soliciting campaign funds fr -m well known Liberals in the city, and I asked the Attorney-General to canc.'-l his commission. After Mr. Magrath was prepared, .after naming his own judges, to put up for trie local churches, ft seems peculiar that financial assistance for his cam- paign was required from Liberals." Thus another Eye-Opcncr scandal is exploded. ;