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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta., Friday, September 30.1910. Number 240. SAYS WESTERN FARMERS' HAVE :KILLED PERFERENCE London, Sept. Ure, Lord :Aavocate, speaking at Glasgow said that the Western Canadian farm- ers had blown the .colonial preference clean, out of the water. The prefer- ence could not survive Sir .Wilfrid banner's tour in the West. -.The acts of the western farmers; although dic- tated by plain dictates of enlightened sen-interest, had damned preference i'or ever. Canadian Northern Agent: A.-Bris- tol .reports that thousands of navvies ot the right quality' are-'.availa'ble for railway construction if the men could raise the- fare to Winnipeg. MYSTERIOUS !N CHICAGO, HEAVY LOSS Chicago, Sept. fire which started mysteriously in ,the Calumet Malting Co.'s" warehouse on the south side late -last night soon spread to the Gottfried Brewing Co.'s 'plant, completely destroying it. Probable Joss of more than INITIAL COST OF SANITARY PLANT Engineer Makes His Re- port to the City Council WILL COST City May Undertake Con- struction of Filtration System T. Aird Murray, '-M. Can. Soc. C.E. the Toronto consulting sanitary, engi- neer who was brought to Lethbridge two months ago to suggest an effi- cient method purification of sewer- age 'disposal, for the city of Leth- bridge-in order .to avoid the risk of diseases "to those using the water of the Belly "River below' the Lethbridge outlets, "lias sent in his report. The system which'- he recommends and de- scribes, is the system known as the li Artificial Biological tem, preceded by preliminary removal of solids and followed by disinfec- tion. He places 'the initial cost at about opsr-itiue; expenses of. not more than per annum. .The report will be oiibmittcrl and read to the council at- ii-s rest, meeting on Monday next, and' will probably then be sent to the Board of Health for its opinion. -.Mr.. Murray was-brought to Leth- bridge when Provincial Sanitary Of- ficer Owens .announced that the com- pulsory installation of sewage cbspos- When they coin works was postponed until he, had the work they neglected to re- time-to work out an .expetimontal nair "thp. fences, with that plant of "liis de-sign. It was felt that of the number of small tcwns that-.have sprung up down the Bcllv river: from .Lethbridge, and ihe large number ol .typhoid cases .-ind deaths MAKES CLAIM AGAINST C.P.R. For Crop. Destroyed Be- cause Company Tore Down Fences Harry- E. Micbach has entered" suit in the Supreme Court against the the 'the C.P.R. for damage his, crops last year by cattle the company was constructing Lethbridge-Ma.cleod cut-off and Carmangay branch. In the. statement of claim filed, he alleges that in Sep- tember, 1909, the C.P.R. tore clown his fences on Sec. tp.- 10, -r. 23, and ,on Sec. 35, tp.-10, r. 23, and in those Lethbridge sht ulrl j proceed ..with, the matter on its own hook and 'not wait lor the- Provincial' m Board 'of Health's'recommendations. 9 uKp SAYS CANADIANS ARE THAN" ENGLISH pair "the fences, with the "'result that they remained down three months, cattle and destroyed a quan- tity of -wheat, barley, .hay ture. Messrs. Smith C are solicitors for Mr. CahontWerfch Gives -'Utterance "to His' Impression from Recent Visit to Canada Cambridge, JfcCug., Sept. the cnurch Congress here, 'Canon Welch, vicar of Wakefield, said that condi- tions in Canada regarding its general morality in some respects, much Setter than in England. The .Sab- oath was more generally observed, and a larger proportion ol' the popula- tion, especially men, attended public STOKE Taber, WILIASKSUPT. PRICE city the CANDIDATE IN Trades and Labor Coun- cil Decide to Nominate ,0 One Man PARLIAMENT WILL IN NOV. date of the opening of the parliamentary session has not yet been .considered by cab- inet council but there dis- position in the best informed circles to place any credence in the report j that the House will not meet- till Jan- POL1TICAL AC lION uajr- The estimates are now toeing prepared by the various departments and these can all be dealt -with by the council in the course of a month. While there are a. variety of import- antimatters to be dealt with this ses- sion the legislation to toe introduced will not involve much lengthy con- sideration as did -the insurance and anti-gambling bills of last session, when interests from, the Atlantic to tne Pacific were heard. The bill Which will involve most consideration At the meeting between the council and a committee from business men yesterday afternoon, the former body on motion of Aid. Bow- man, seconded by Aid. Sage, decided that the mayor wire General Super- intendent- Price, the C.P JR.., ask- ing him to come to Lethferidge on' Saturday afternoon to discuss the matter of the contemplated removal of passenger crews from here. At the meeting were present Mayor Adams, Aldermen Bowman, Sage and Frayne and City Solicitor Conybeare. The business men's committee, con- sisted of Messrs. A. H. McKeown, -.John Home, A. Tilley, Alvin Rip- ley and E A. Cunningham. Several other business men were present and listened. -to- the presentation of the case. "A.. H. McKeown outlined the objects of the meeting and the re- mainder of the committee then pre- sented the facts in about the same order ".hat they had been' presented to the .meeting of the previous Mayor Adams, Aid. Bowman and the City Solicitor' also spoke, and '-the ________ motion asking: the mayor to invite the. opinion was the question General Superintendent" Price to Leth .should be discussed. To that end the council r will probably call a meeting at. which, it can be discussed by" all burgesses...--': "The delegates from "the Barbers' Un- ion reported placing. the bar- ber 'shops in- the 'city on the unfair list.- The Miners reported having secured seven infractions of :the Eight. Hour.! .Day" Act. The min- ers charged were fined and costs The printers reported having estab- lished an off-shoot of the Lethbridge 'local'. at Magrath. OReports back' to the council from jaearly all unions were- ..received, fav- oring" independent political action in federal-, and. provincial, matters. Many more donations were receiv- ed lor the Mrs. JasT: Cowan compen- 'sation .fund: -V- SOO LINE TO BUY A SHIPBUILDING PLANT superior, Wis., Sept. tions are said. to be pending for the purchase by the- Soo Line of the "Am- erican Shipbuilding Company's plant here, it is reported in connection with the rumors that the Soo Line if it succeeds in acquiring, the new property will construct at the 'yards a line of'steamers to, handle .freight ironi the west to the east by way -of the (Jreat Lakes, it is is said, not only to handle the pack; age freight on the road's boats, but also iron ore from the newly opened Cuyuna iron mines. Public Meeting to Discuss the Commission System The Trades and Labor Council last night decided to .place a candidate in. the .field in the.-. Municipal elections this fall. Bros.; Jones, Meikle and were appointed a Qommittee j win-be the act'to amend the Banking to- draw up a of public meet ings.to.discussimuriicapai matters and carry out other-matters in connection with, the including the matter of, lists. .The proposed of government was briefly discussed and bridge was then passed. DEAD OR ALIVE TRAVEL ON PASS Special The Taber Trading Co.'s store .was broken into last night and worth of goods, all clothing, were stolen. No arrests have been made. ANDERSON MU-RDER WILL REMAIN A MYSTERY Widow Put Purser On Steamer In Awkward Position Seattle, Sept. that her deceased husband was "Just 'as _ as much entitled to travel free pass as when ne was 'alive, Mrs; John Chadwick of Black on the canal, staggered L. K.. .Purcell, purser of-the-steamship ..of by refusing 'payv 'i'freight on the body, which he- haaj "brought" "to the vessel for "jhipmcnt to Seattle. husband had n. free on the State of Washington wlien he was she said to Purser, "and no one is going to prevent him travel- ling on it when.he is dead, poor fel- low." Mrs. Chadwick had placed her hus- band's body in its cclfm on 1he steam ship and Purcell, who is One of tha j most .considerate officers -in the.ser- The authority to Sani- tary1 fixturesyin. the hall as .called. lor; Act. Another why the house should meet in Novea.oer is that it meets early in the summer in order that the Premier may attend the -cor- onation of King George. The decora- tion of the senate c'hamber may--cause a short delay, but the house is almost certain to meet not later than' Nov. 7th. ASSAULTED GRAND- MOTHER-IN-LAW CARDINAL VANNUTELLI IN WASHINGTON Washington, Sept. at the Union .station by a throng of several thousand- .Catholics, half of which were school Cardinal vannutelli who represented the Pope at the international Eucharistic con- gress at Montreal, arrived in Washing- ton today. CANNOT NAME THEIR MAN YET Democratic Party in New York Have No Candidate NAMES MENTIONED Four of the Leaders Siz- ing up all Possibilities for Governor BROKE THE EIGHT HOUR DAY LAW Seven Miners Fined-Man Charged With Serious Crime Janasi .G-adwick, John, Toka; Gep. Baran, Vasil Isidore Lun- gen and Steve Denes, seven 'miners [.leaders would continue the -discussion working in No. 3 mine. A. Oj; candidates and reach a decision if Co., were yesterday afternoon fined it --took them "all night: The -news and costs each for working morn that Judge Parker's -name was than eight.hours in the j considered Shepard was Sept. al conference" to decide candi- dates' names" should be laid before the- Democratic' convention, can at midnight in the rooms cf Charles ;M, Murphy, .leader of Tam- many Hall. The; two. hours.. before, this "Mr. 'Murphy ;had'spent in Tam- many "headquarters: "taking evidence." One after the other -he', received the candidates'still in. or their representatives .'-heard their claims. When his rooms at., the' Hotel hef was accom- panied fcly Daniel J. Cohalan, J Sax- gent'Cram: and National Committee- man, Gorman R. The vrbrd went around that this.-'quartette with the-possible later .addition of other hearing at racks this Cole ridge Homesteader Sent Up For Sentence- Brutal Crime -.Medicine. _________; ___ ___ Nix, the Coleridge homesteader ar- prosecuting for him.' 1 underground, contrary to' the- 'Eight-- Hour Day Act. The" cases were heard toy.' .West JJP., and the informants .were mem- bers of the a.M.W: of'A: H. Pulley, a. farmer, is- having the Mounted. Police barr afternoon-, before C. West, J.P., on the charge of-indecent- ly assaulting a young girl- named. Lina Guski. The girl's ".father, Aug- ust Guski, of Dia'rcond complainant, and R. A.- Smith the worsinp. This satisfactory condition mstory of the unsolved mys- of affairs "was due to work of various religious 'bodies, of whom, with the ex- ception of the Roman Catholics, who were mostly French Canadians, the Goderich, Sept. murder of vice of the Puget Sound Navigation azzie Anderson bids fair to go into j company, hesitated to order it' put ashore when she refused to pay char- tenes in the -criminal annals of On- tario. The authorities- have gone tc the bottom of the incidents of the .bug- gv that was taken out of a local -liv- Metbodists were the largest, and taeiery stable at 10.30 o'clock on the night Presbyterians second in numbers, and; of" tne murcier returned at 12.30 following iaorning, -with one of perhaps equal in influence. In the i the following Cidrning, -tvith one work of the Lord's Day Alliance many j lne lap rug5 covered with blood Anglicans joined heartily with other 1 but tiiey state that it hils no connec aenominations, and, most important of all, Yemen's Missionary Movement, which should be under- stood to be not undenominational but interdenominational. tion with the murder.- ges. Ke reasoned with the widow, tell- ing her that she really ought to. pav the regular charge, and much as he. personally would like to oblige her by allowing the body to travel free, he was or.fy a purser and had no choice in the matter. A crisis -was rapidly when Purcell. deciding to ,let the higher officials of the company settle the matter, wired to L. freight and passenger agent-for. the Pugct Dound Navigation company. An TIMES-DEMOCRAT OF NEW ORLEANS DESTROYED BY FIRE New Orleans, La., Sept, I, DOUBLE TRACK READY TO PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE Brandon, Sept. new C. P. K. -double track between Portage lract at Black Prairie and Winnipeg will -be opened immediately, probably starting. Oct. its operation -will greatly fa-cili- tically the entire plant of the Times- jtate 'Wheat shipments which are nov? Democrat Publishing Building Co. was becoming 'heavy, destroyed by fire which originated shortly before midnight in the paper warehouse on the first floor of the founding. It was only a few moments nefore the entire structure was en- veloped in flames and several em- pjoyees on the upper'floor .had narro-w escapes. Other nearby 'buildings RUSSIAN YOUTH -READ DEADWOOD DICK BOOKS Melbourne, Sept. Russian youth is in custody for the murder of a rich friend. He admits the examination of the records satisfied that Chadwick, who had a Jura iy, held a life pass When Purcell read the freight ent's reply telegram: "Let the corpse travel free and collect the wi- dow heaved a sigh of satisfaction and said she knew she would win. DYING IN SHACK OF HOLY ROLLERS SECT. Seattle, Sept. all of- fers of medical aid, in the belief that he can -be cured through faith in the crime, which he says was suggested j tenets ol- tlie Hrfjy Rollers -Leslie by Deadwocd Dick literature. His i Gniami a miner, lies seemed doomed at one time but the i name is Hinkovitch and "with victim, I siovv-iy ,dyiQg Of cancer in a miserable ttismann, he. left Russia in March. in Holy -Qn search of adventure. On a hunting Baiiard teach, according to C.-F. Pet- iiremen succeeded in confining the 'Diaze to the Times-Democrat plant, and a warehouse in the rear of the j trip in the back country he killed Eis- The loss to the Times-De-1 mann with an axe as he slept, rob- iDOcrat is estimated at more than j bed his body and escaped. partly covered by insurance. The paper is one of the oldest and known in the south. All other Jocai newspapers placed their plants at the disposal of the Times-Democrat immediately. MAYOR JAMIESON OF CALGARY WILL RETIRE Calgyry, Sept. R. R. jrimieson lias made the definite an- nouncement that he will not be a candidate for the mayoralty chair again next1 year. Alter r.vo years in tlie city's service in the position of magistrate, his -worship will re- sign ihe reins of civic power to return to private business, I "Unfortunately i' am not in thai, po- Brandon, Sept. here say no reason to anticipate a con- tinuation of the potato famine as re- ported from Winnipeg. The of UK- present shortage is that Bowers have not yot commenced to dig the crop which results in the supply be- unequal to the demand. Reports from Northern Manitoba are that the i potato crop and all roots are good there has been ample rain in that district. In districts in which crops an- good, in roots is greater sition, financially, that I could afford than in anv past year. One farmer to trust my income on election from hero is digging potatoes to fill an or- year to his worship in the course of an interview in which he explained his position and the cause of ins corii cm plated withdrawal from lile. erson, a real estate dealer, Grimm's reputed -wealth is -said to consist of marketable mining, stock valued at a quarter of a million dol- lars and' valuable timber land. It is the belief of his friends- that he has willed his fortune to the Holy Rollers. So -positive are- they that this is the case that they are considering ihe ad- visability of asking for an adminis- tration of his financial affairs and to oDtain medical attention for him. cler for two cars for the west, for 75 cents a bushel and retailers arc, asking Si per bushel. Dealers agree, j that once supplies begin to arrive. from country districts there will bo a big break in prices. WORKMEN FELL WITH BROKEN SCAFFOLD Winnipeg, Sept. hair- past this morning the scaffold- ing erected by the Manitoba Clothing Co., corner of Main and Rupert streets collapsed, throwing seven men twenty- live feet to the ground. S. Sensone, a bricklayer, a young Englishman, received internal injur- les, from which he will probably die. rested by the Mounted Police oil Tues- on "a "charge, of assaulting Mrs. Jane Cowan, his on 3Ionday'. night, was'1- indicted; by- 'and will appear for JtJarrie, Ont, Sept. "oe hang- ed on December 1-lth." This terrible sentence wag pronounced by Mr. Justice Jtiritton tiiis morning on both Mary. Dolan and Thomas McNulty, convicted of murdering their illegiti- mate 'baby and throwing it into the for trial at the Police Barracks on Wednesday afternoon, indicates that the- crime a brutal one for which whisky was. largely responsible. Nix appeared before Captain Parker, Magistrate Benson sev- eral time's previously and spent a month in -jail on one sentence. Mrs. Jane Cowan, who laid the in- is a widow, 75 years of age, and lives with her grand-daugh- ter, Emma Maud Cowan, on her homestead near Coleridge, Nix, who is married ,to another grand-daughter, also lives on the homestead. BIG INCREASE OF CUST still, in the the surpnse, of the night. Republican Ticket 'Saratoga, balance.ot the Republican ticket nominated, Stimpson., the "candidate for governor For. lieutenant Edward lor- secretary -of' state, Sam uel S. Koenig, renominated, for state comptroller, James Thompson, for state- treasurer., Thomas F Penneli, I or state- Frank M. attprne} general, Edward -R. O'Malley, renominated', I or- 'associated5 judge court o! Irv- ing G-. -rchominated. The vote.forrf governor, stood, ass iol- Ottawa, Sept. first :six months of the fiscal year which, end- ed today, shows an increase of 3 over the revenue for "the. same period last year.-The figures be-j 1910-11 1909-10 The receipts for the months amounted .to as against an increase- of Tlu; indications are According to the evidence taven at that the customs revenue of. the Do- minion will reach and may attain the. preliminary hearing Nix came to Mrs-. Cowan's house on the evening of the 26th inst., and sat down on the lounge- in the. kitchen. He was under EMBRO oirFiri 0 the influence of whisky and made use EMBRO OFHCIAL WAS of foul and abusive language towards the old lady. When the evening meal was prepared Mr. Cowan invited him to sit down at the. table but he re- fused. After a few minutes he put his foot on the table. Mrs. Cowan remonstrated, but he surlily respond- ed that he would take his foot down when he got ready. She threatened SHORT IN HIS FUNDS i f_ Bennett, 24-2, Thos. Dunn, James B. Me-: -Ewen. '28; scattering; 23 The slate as 'made up this morning by Col. Roosevelt, Senator Root and their advisers, went through "witho.ut, a, hitch.' Fifteen Candidates Rochester, 'Sept. The delegates to the Democratic State Convention today faced- a situation without a parallel in the history of- party With the second and supposedlv the concluding session of the" convention. set for two o'clock this afternoon; the leaders started -the without even the semblance, of a and- with no less than fifteen names under' consideration for first place in ,the ticket. The conferees that met --.an. the rooms of Leader Chas. of Tammany, last night, discussed -the; Woodstock. Out, Sept j of these fifteen candi- dates tor nearly three hours and-fin-: treasurer of tne j ally adjourned at half past two this-. uan-Dro school board, was'today -com- mornin-g without being able to agree." mined for trial at Woodstock on the cold -waters confined in- a suit ease. It is a sentence without a precedent to treat him to a sudden application in the annals of Canadian criminal iof boiling water, whereupon "he seized justice, inasmuch as the male prison- j ams- She Mm charge of misappropriation of funds to the extent of His books for three years are very much mutilat- ed. The only definite result of this 'meet- 'er never saw, much less laid hands on- the ba.be he is condemned to die for murdering. LOSSES BY FIRE WERE SERIOUS IN B. C. Vancouver, B. C., Sept. 29. British fire fighting bill for the month ot" August, apart froii the sal- ary list of tile regular fire -wardens, totals over The special fire lighters employed during that month, according to the report just received, was statr with the regular brings the total to The three hundred and twenty fires de- stroyed over one million feet of stand- ing timber and sixty-seven thousand leet of loss. with a poker and he returned a blow j on her face, dragged her out 01 doors, j kicked her and attempted to choke j her. Her cry of "murder" was heard by her grand-daughter, who, had left the house a few minutes before to bring the cows. Miss Cowan ran to tlie 'house of a neighbor, Frank Solderstrom, for assistance, and Sold erstrom and another man named Pet- erson, persuaded Nix to n-o home with them. Miss Cowan and Solderstrom corro- borated this story in detail. Captain Parker lectured Nix seve- rely, hut offered him bail on his recognizance of and two tional sureties of each. Nix requested Mrs. Cowan to put up this security for him, .but the Cap- tain refused to consider such an ar- rangement. No other bond being available the prisoner was taken to-Lethbridge to await trial. TERRIBLE WIND STORM BLEW DOWN BRICK WALL Edmonton, Sept, terrific wind storm lasting only four minutes blew dowp 3. portion of a solid brick wall of the new Dominion Bank build- ing this evening. Clayton Bros, Winnipeg are the contractors on the i of Alton B. Parker, work. ing. which was attended by thirteen of. the- most prominent Democrats was the endorsement of the direct- primaries plank, which will be the three prominent features" of the platform. The programme for the convention today was the selection'Of permanent officers, the-presentation of thr committee's report, the tioi: of a platform, and finally the nomination OL a Ticket. Herbert P. Bissell, of Buffalo, .will f, be named for permanent chairman. 01 j and his speech will supplement that- the temporary" BOB EDWARDS ACQUITTED chairman yesterday, defining the "is- sues. Dix Favored Winnipeg, Sept. 30. Before Judge Rochester, Sept. John 'A. waiter this morning R. C. Edwards for he will ted of the charge laid against him -b j the Lord's Day Alliance last March, Three otner-s are in hospital. This wns the building which partially coi- K. '0 was being made on an adjoining site tor a, hotel. The bank clearing house re- turns for the month of Sep- tember are At Liiey were and at Edmonton ?fi.368.252. This is the first full month for the Lethbrulgp Hearing house. FIELDING'S FRIENDS ARE GLAD London, Sept. many friends in London of Hon. W. S. Fielding, Canadian minister of finance, were greatly relieved to learn toy private cablegram received today that he >was far from being as ill as cables to the London newspapers would indicate. AYLESWORTH DOES 'NOT EXPECT KN.1GHTHOOD London, Sept. A. B. Ayles- wortii, Canadian minister-of justice, in an interview here expressed great surprise at statements published in the Canadian newspapers to the effect tnat he would be knighted in recog- it Was learned today 'was the' slate favored by most -of, the leaders' in, the conference, -which adjourned in, Chas." F. Murphy's, rooms at half-past two this morning. Still NTo Candidate Rochester, Sept. Fifteen min- utes "before one o'clock the scheduled hour for the convention to assemble the conference in Murphy's room was j still in progress and "_Dix's friends were still making hurried visits to eroress tne headquarters of the other dele- New York, Sept. ______ _ train in the subway was the scene of i a mysterious murder at one o'clock1 l. ij i this morning. A .well dressed young in that case, man, apparently retiirumj. from tie j plan was-after the transaction theatre, was the victim. His assail-! routine business and the reading the or of nition of in preparing ant, according to the police, was Chns. Wright of Elizabeth, N. J., who was arrested. According to bystanders, the two men in a crowded stood near each otlier i car. Thev did not an-1 the platform to take a recess until this even in (j and then try to nominate ihe candidates and take a final ad- journment. At this time Murphy as- sured the newspaper men: "Absolute- ly nothing has been decided." The pear to be acquainted, but suddenly j mcmicrs1 of the resolution committee it was noticc-d that they were having j announced that it- had agreed on tin: a violent quarrel about sometniug. i various pianK.s or me piatrorm ai- the Then came a pistol shot and the young outlined without serious differ- pm-e o: nninion. It was announced ..........ague ar- j man to me iiwur. mOiuuiy wouRO-j v VitratSon, Ke said he had not heard i ea. A subway watchman r.ook chars a word about it oiv this side of the I of Wright as the doors swung oprn. water, cnoe oi 1.20 p.m. T.jsat t'be .Pfmocratic con- vention would meet in half an hour to adopt- a platform nnd adjourn denied all knowledge of the cr'me. J til seven o'clock tonigat ;