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   Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta                                NOVEMBER GROCER PAD GREGORY MONEY More Evidence Given Against Marine De partment Officials The marine investigation at Que bec Tor the time being tonight and when the next commission uieets it will be in John or Judge Cassels hopes to have the inquiry finished before The most important evidence given this morning was by a grocer namer Mer cier who testified that in business with the department aggregating ab out he had paid about in commissions to Ha did this because he needed the He THE KAISER GROWING VERY UNPOPULAR Dcf erred Conf erence With Von Buelow More Irritation Caused testified that he had been hy Gregory not to mention the commis sion KO paid in to his poutificial mass was celebrated this morning at Peters by the Pope on the occasion of the fiftieth of his join ing the It was the most imposing ceremony witnessed in Rome since the coronation of the There were present notless tlan of the faithful who had cqine to Rgmc fromall parts of the RURAL DELIVERY Post Office department denies that there has been any slackening in the interest in establishment of rural mail deliv ery since the close oi The Department is still ready to receive applications from any part of the Dominion for the establishment of free rural delivery routes and w have its inspector report oh each in CALKINS FOUND DEAD Proprietor Of the Alberta Hotel Al Irvine of the tragic death of GeneralCount Huel sou chief of the German military the Emperor has telegraphed Chancellor Von that the audieuce arranged to take place at Kiel tomorrow aboard the battleshap must be de The Emperor will return to Berlin Tuesday when the meeting with the Imperial which the country awaits with intense feel is expected to take Count Huelspn Helsler was laugh ing and talking after last eve ning when he suddenly fell strick en with apoplexy in the Emperors presence died almost immediate He had held the position of Im perial adjutant for 19 years and was the constant The Emperor was greatly shocked at the death of his Public irritation against the Em peror as indicated in the newspapers and in the general conversations wherever one goes seemg to be in creased with the delay in the Bm perors receiving the The expectation appears to be that the Emperor if he recognizes the feeling of the will make some sort of a declaration which may tran quilize his One of the leaders of the National Liberals in the Reichstag said today The Emperor 1ms lost seventyfive per of his influence in Germany within two ing feeling against Since the groiv the Emperors personal initiative both in internal and external affairs was suddenly released by his famous published in terview there have been exhibitions of violence that have astonished even the advanced The inter view merely has been the occasion for a passionate expression of the German peoples desire that the sovereign power shall be limited to close constitutional No journal can be found in the coun try thatdoes not take the position that the Einperors personal power in the affairs of State must limit As to what course should be adopt the country as a whole seems to be in but the Socialists Radicals are loud in their for strict Parliamentary responsibil The powerful Conservative in look to Prince Von Buelow to obtain a guarantee that His Majesty will faithfully observe the will of minor German kingdoms and of has announced that the audience between Emperor Wil liam and his chancellor will take place at the New Palace in Potsdam tomorrow HARDY HIS Because Of Strictures On Mechanics Strike nt cir cumstances surroundiug the settle ment of the late strike of the mechan ical unions on the was made the subject of investigation by a com mittee representingthe various labor organizations This committee sat towards tho end of October and wail a very represen tative Their report is some what lengthy aiadiixhaustive and is severe in its with the exec utive committee responsible for the declaring that there was o the great sacrific s entailed in the terras A port from Calgary says Bell Hardy hairman of the mechanics union has esigned on accbuntof the findings of his HENEYS ASSASSIN COMMITTED SUICIDE Startling News From San Francisco HaasPlot Cleverly Planned Medicine Charles formerly rancher of this district and forthe last years proprietor of the Alberta Hotel at was found dead on the river bank beneath the bridge this having evidently fallen while attempting to cross the bridge during the Calkins was last seen on the sta tion platform at 11 waiting to get a freight for He may have 4akn a train going in the wrong direction and jumped off when he out his HIGH SCHOOL AT EDMONTON question of the erection next year of a large and uptodate High School building in Edmonton is now occupying the at tention of the Edmonton Board of The members of the Board are all agreed upon the need of such a building the and it is possible that steps will be taken immediately to secure a site and prepare The which it is proposed to erect will be n imposing threestory San Heney is still making excellent pnv assassinate Francis com mitted suicide last night by shooting himself in the head with He had it concealed about his Haas went to bed at 8 oclock at the county jail andcovered his face with a At a shot was heard in his cell and when the guards en tered itVas found that he was lying dead on the floor with a bullet hole iii his A revolver was grasped in his His left trou sers leg was pulled and examination showed a mark on his leg where the weapon rested concealed in his Haas wore garters with elastic aides which made the concealment possi Aiter he shot Haas was searched first at the police sta tion and later at tho county He went io bed on Friday night with his shoes on and again last night and when askedwhy he did this he said that he would rather sleep with them District Attorney and detectives Burns and on arrival at the county jail on being notified of the suicide of searched his clothes and in one oi his trousers pockets found a cart ridge of the same calibre of the der ringer that he shot himself a 41 The weapon which Haas used in his attempt to kilt Heney was a 38 and the cartridge found in his pocket could not have been used in The opinion was expressed that the pistol was passed to him after he wastaken to A rigid investigation is being made by the Heney Recovering San Heney is stil making excellentpro gress on the road to recovery from bullet wounds inflicted in Judge Lawlors court room on by The suicide of Haas has ar oused much discussion and the po liceare engaged in trying to ascer tain how he was able to conceal the pistol with which he took his life The attempt to kill Heney has had effect of rekindling civic pride and evoking a determination to support the district attorney in Jiis prosecution of persons charged with debauchery of the public ser It is the intention to procee with the interrupted trial of Abrahan Extra precautions will be tak en to prevent another act of violene or disorder and Honeys cas will be taken by Attorneys Sullivan and i the banner Republican county of Te The official returns of the recen election show that Taft received votes in that county Bryan none LOVE AND POLITICS Now SUDDEN DEATH OFACQWBOY a man who hnd been cooking Southern Ir rigation over fifty miles north of tho died at the hospi tal very suddenly Taylor had complained at camp of being ill and Chief Engineer Grace him into tho They drove the fifty or more miles the as comfortably arranged as possible and hnd him placed in the hospital on Saturday He died suddenly yesterday after being given a glass of was an expert cowpunchcr and was well known around Medicine Cur Romance tif a Sarnia Couple Happily Married Cyrus Christopher of Sarnia voted to let Laurier finish his his pros pective George Pilkey of thi same decided that should never marry his daugh But love will find a The young couple away and were quietly marriMl hem Young and Miss Eva Pilkey were affianced and their mar riage was accepted as a settled thing until the Dominion election campaign came and then the young man of their political views The old man did not bolievc in having a soninlaw who was not of the same politics as and one thing led to another until the fate of the young THREE PERSONS KILLED wife and wer struck and instantly killed by a paa senger train on the railway crossin at Kingscourt Junction yesterday while driving home from PHILADELPHIAfA BIG TOWN wentyFive from Border Border to Noy Phil adelphia too has some claims to be ng a city of magnificent s demonstrated by a little study just made by Mayors Statician George the result of a Found rs Week He shows it is possible to move forward in a direct ine on a journey more than twenty five miles long yet not once be without the Philadelphia city It was proposed during Founders Week to place at every entrance to city ornamental lamp posts on which would be shown the number oj miles to the City Hall and the num ber miles extreme of the citys JUMPED FROM COALTREflU Thrilling Leap For life a Brakemu At Frank NEGROES KILL OFFICIALS IN OKLAHOMA CITY Race War Seems Inevitable In Ok umlgee Troops Ordered Out iucludiug tho sheriff of Okmul gee were killed this after noon and a score of others were in ured in a fight between whites and legro The trouble was pre cipitated by the attenipt to arrest two They resisted arrest and the melee which the sheriil was The white citizens attempted to take the negroes and a ighl More than two hund red shots were Haskcll six oclock ordered the mi itia out and directed it to do immcd ate duty at an afternoon of wild during which two officers of the law were tilled and three murders a negro was burned to death by a frantic mob which applied the torch to the house in which he had taken Okmulgec tonight is the scene of great excitement and trouble s Governor Hiuskell has Hsputchcd ten companies of militia to assist in restoring The lead are sheriff Henry who was assist ing him and James a The trouble arose when tho officers found Drecker and another negro Gght ing in the Louis and Sanfrancisco railroad The official told the men that they were uuder Drecker resisted and drew a revolver and shot the sheriff and the other of ficer to Holding people at bay his re Drecker escaped and took re fuge iu a nearby Enraged by the a mob of three hund red mostly quickly formed and surrounded the The mob poured volley after volley into the Drecker all the time returning the A number of persons iu the crowd were wound ed by his it is A bullet finally struck Dreck killing him The mob wont wild with their applied tho torch to the building and the ne gros body was burned to a City officers tonight are fearful of more trouble even after the arrival of the Many citizeas were sworn in us deputies and all officers of tho county were called to Okmul gee tonight to render NELSON OLD TIMER DEAD John Pat one of Nelsons best known old died in his sleep at his residence on High the night before the fact being by Chief Dcvitt of the provincial police about 7 oclock last DOWAGER EMPRESS AND EMPEROR DEAD AN OFFICER WAS ROBBED Mounted Policemans Experience In Salt Lake City Salt Lake Being the victim of a thief while en gaged in pursuing one was the evpei ience that befell SergeantMajor of the Noith West Mounted yesterday while eu route to Salt Upon reaching his hotel hfciM he dis covered that his had been tam pered with and his identification and about in currency had been Sergeant Jones ia confident that the theft of his papers and mo ney was the work of members or friends of the gang of horse and cat tle thieves he is now running a wallet containing D FOR CATHOLKTSISTER China Loses its Powerful RulerDeaths Officially Announced Chicago Degree for Member of Fac ulty of Elizabeths College Convent 16 The degree of doctor of philosophy has been conferred by the University of Chicago upon one of the sisters of Elizabeths College The conferring of the degree followed the work of the sister as a fellow in bi ology at which she has just She is the first of her that of Vincent de to hold a fellowship at the and the award was the only one for original research in The recipient of the while one of the faculty of is still at work at Chicago and will not return until CHARGED WITH SIBLING LOGS Fink arid Josiah Draper of the Wntorton Lake country came to in a hurry on Thursday being summoned to ap pear at the Supreme They had boon charged before a magistrate with stealing logs on the river the casting of the The young had a mind of his and so he cast his vote accord ing to his own After the elec tion it was thought the storm would blow but the irate father de clared that the marriage must not be thought The wrath of the father had effect upon the love of the young and they stole Xaple and Swift He was 40 years of is known of his Hisj Ouelph went to the home of a rea remains will be to Mr Grange Hat for away from arriving at Here were made husband and i Power and Draper was further charged with defacing the companys on some They were allowed off on bail to ap pear last Monday but when their names were called they failed to res A bench warrant was issued and they w re on deck They bovh pleaded not guilty and elected to be tried by a Colin Macleod is most extraor dinary accident occurred at the coal chutes in the Frank railway yards nt an early hour this morning which the life of Brakeman Mc a member of the yard crew was only saved by a thrilling leap for life from the top of a forty foot He was most scvcrely shaken up but at this tinie it is not thought he is seriously The coal for the purpose of coaling are about forty feet high and cars of coal are placed on top of a trestle by an engine pushing them up a steep There is considerable of a grade approaching the incline and it is a matter of somewhat nice judgment for nn en gineer to get up nnil then stop just at the point Tjxst the yard engine went wroug and hnd to be sent to the round house at Crows Jn the absence of the engine the coal in the chutes got low and it became neccs cary to get a car In consequence a freight engine was requisitioned about G oclock this morning to place j The engineer being new to the business and a somewhat fros ty evidently did not find the trick an easy At nil events he faileil to stop when the top of the trestle was reached and the coal dump he was pushing was shoved off the end of the Ho succeeded in stopping as the car wns just half off the end of the trestle with thr result that the car broke exactly in the outer end dropping down smashing the tim bers The brakes held Dowager Em press of the autocratic head of the government which she directed without successful interference since 61 is officially announced to be This was closely followed by the re port of the emperors death at five but it is believed that the deaths of the emperor and empress occurred considerably before the time set down in the official state The foreign legations were notified this morning of the death of Ernper or and the succession of Prince Pu the three year old son of Prince The court will go into mourn ing for three All the red objects have been re moved and blue has been The people learned this evening of the death of the Dowager Although the Chinese are not an emotional they were pro foundly impressed by the passing of their powerful The death bed observances of three thousand years ngo marked the passing of the Em peror and Dowager They died alone and unattended although surrounded by circles of abject spec who remained a rod distant because of the sacred persons of their The Emperor refused all scientific He had refused to permit the services of foreign physi cians for months and although it was stated that he hnd gone back to the wife by Albert of Paisley Memorial Methodist mi inn hnif ni riu old form of medical it ia believed that latterly4he received no treatment at Fdiil Play Suspected Times Pe kiu correspondent says There are countless rumors concerning the na ture of the Emperors illness and the manner of his No scientific opinion could be obtained but the general description of the symptoms indicate a severe nervous affection in which complications arose that caus ed The palace ac cording to the state that the Emperor declined to allow himself to be removed to the pavil ion of peaceful thus vio lating precedents and eventually ex pired without donning the robes pro per to the in the same quar ter of the palace in which he was confined after the coup detat of 1893 His relations with the Dowager Em press remained strained to the last As the Dowagers clocree issued late Saturday night appointing the indicates no impairment of her her unexpected death excites suspicion of foul There are rumors of disorder in the palace and its new All accounts agree that the Dowager Empress is a complete none ity but the new regents motherin law is a woman of strong characte is certain to exercise nn import fint influence in the now CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR Red Bot terill arid are candi dates for mayor of this ONLY PRAIRIE LAST AUGUST Now Outlook Is a Town Of Fifty Houses Moose the 26th of the present look was a wheat site of Out On that day the put It up to auction and sold in small parcels less than three months from the day of there are over fifty buildings on the site of that wheat There are three three lumber one fortyeightrcorned two drug three two harness three barber two hardware shops and one EVANTUREL DEAD occur red on Sunday at the village of Al fred of Alfred second clerk assist tint of the Senate and for some years speaker of the Ontario SERYIA MAKES AUSTRIA ANGRY The possibility of trouble between AustroHungary has not yet boon eliminat and A semiofficial statement issued here today says that the A ust reHun gary government will bo compelled to trC1 stood with the other half dangling in the suspended by tho heavy truss rods of the cars The car is a complete Joss and the damage to the trestle is As soon as assistance could reach Brakeman was picked up and carried to tho hospital where it was found ho had sustained a dis Jcratcd foot and was muci bruised and terribly shaken Kc is bad ly hurt but it is not thought as yet that serious consequences will fol rieoisive have been received by tbe Government that the Governor of British Hondur Swaync will come to Can ada shortly in connection with the proposed plan of transporting the Hindus of British Columbia to Bri tish to work on the sugar plantations and to moot the demand for Coolie labor pool four lunch one Chinese innumerable real es tate and two hundred The rails were laid to Outlook last and already the amount of traffic carried is It has started in with a nncl the first it has been able to pay its own As a matter of fact so far the number of cars at the disposal ot the new railvrny has been found in Three elevators arc in course of con and the will have a gang of men employed all winter building a round The rail way bridge over the Continued on Back HAM5LTON WON Ham ilton Tigers defeated Ottawa in the play off ganio for the International Ruphy championship here Satur TO MAKE LAKE NORTH OF cmr Chief Engineer Grace and his par i ty are at present working on the day by 11 points to was the j Southern Alberta Irrigation Gos pro greatest game of the season in the i position about 50 miles north of the Ottawa led at half time to citJf in thc Snake valley between the and at end of the third quarter Bi and Littlc Bow 1 f if the Servian I bv fi 1 provocations do not The dig nity of the dual monarchy forbids it to longer tolerate Servias A final decision as to the course of the Government ow will be decided in a SIR WILFRID GOING TO FLORIDA Wilfrid Lau rier leaves at the end of this for where he will take a brief holiday before the opening of ilton secured a touchdown and kick ed the goal giving them six points while Ottawa was held to QUEENS AND TORONTO A TIE Univer sity defeated Queens here on Satur day by 20 to leaving the college schedule finished and Queens To ronto a In Ottawa Col lege and McGill the tailenders ia the playevi the former winning 12 to i Grace describes this as a beautiful tract of country and says it is well At this point the company will cre ate one of the biggest lakes in Al berta for a It will lie be tween two ridges and will b 21 miles 2 miles wide and 22 feet It will be the finest body of water in Southern Alberta and will be quite convenient to Grace says that in eighteen months these ir rigated a great part of which will be north of will be on the   

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