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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL I, IMS. NUMBER 22. SAD STORY OF DEATH IN THE YUKON Telegrapher in the Far North Suicided Because His Love Was Spurned Vancouver, B. C., March mantic indeed is the story of the death of -win. Heinz, a- Yukon grapher1 whose body was found at Burns Lake several weeks ago. J. T. Phelan. superintendent of Yukon telegraph service; gave" out the details today after' having read the statement" by D. L. who -declared that Heinz had suffered a slight attack of paralysis, and being unable to move, had slowly been tor- tured to death by hunger and stafva- Months ago, when in x Vancouver, Heinz became infatuated with a girl of the under world named Flora Franklin. She was very young and professed love for Heinz. He was fif- ty years old. He sent her to Winni- peg to be educated, but recently she went to Los Angeles, where she is now said to be in a convent. Before leaving Vancouver, Heinz declared that he would end his life if the girl back on him. He purchased a quantity of morphine1 and- took this with him to" the lonely wilds of the north. All the circumstances point to the conclusion committed suicide. He made-a will a few days before his death and even added a "note the day before he ended his giving instructions that his money fhend and should be forwarded in the event of having moved from the last address he had. He left the girl in- cash; and property- in the MAGISTRATE UPHELD Judge Winter has handed down his .decision in the case, and in it affirms the conviction by Magis- trate ..'Humphries, of A. M.t Heppler for .soliciting life insurance without having first secured a city license. The judge holds Corporation Taxation Act of Nov. 15, ,1907, does hot repeal directly; or by implication any part of section 8 of the Lethbridge charter, the suid city not being es- pecially mentioned, in the act. That one municipality has ,a more favor- able .clause in its .charter than another is not a sufficient ground for holding that such a clause is to be deemed repealed by implication as- contended by the counsel for the _ The defendant, who is really mak- ing a test case for the Life Under- writers' association, ivill appeal the case. DIPLOMACY OF THE BALL ROOM CHURCH BURNED IN TORONTO Ont., March Jo- Lee- completely gut- ed by. fire this morning. The loss may reach Roman, Catholic church, ie street was almost completely That is What a London Paper Terms the Kaiser's Brand NEWS OF ALBERTA The Alberta Temperance and Moral Reform- association may start a, monthly1 paper. The Seventh Day lAdventists are talking of building a sani- tarium at' Ponoka this summer. Lacombe Board of Trade members took to of irtoek in a jiQ-af summer' hotel at Gull Lake. Major McPherson, of Bentley is the chief promoter. Daysland is to vote on April 4th on a by-law to raise to pur- chase a site and erect building: Wetaskiwin. ratepayers have voted to spend in prospecting and j drilling for natural gas. Daysland has formed an' agricul- i tural society. A. prairie fire northeast of Clares- London, March the London j holm, destroyed the barn, hay, grain, papers are now in possession of buggy, harness and saddles 'of K. OF P. AT COLE MAN (Special to the Herald.) Coleman, March so- ciety is to be established in Coleman. At present we have the Eagles, the Masons, the Owls, the Oddfellows, and the Mine Workers Union. This! lodge to be organized in April by Mr. 0. P. Lam bourne, local organiz- er f from Pincher Creek ia -to be- n branch 'of the' Knights' of Pythias. About twenty odd members and about fifteen new ones having signi- fied their intention of becoming char- ter members. Mr. D. J. Hill of the Hardware store is the prime mover in the matter. KILLED AT MOOSE JAW Mose Jaw, Sask., March 3Q.Th.omas Scott. 25 years of age was instantly killed last night, by a j-ard engine while driving across the track below this city. He came from Petrolea, Win. St. SHORT IN ACCOUNTS Catherines, Ont., March Peter .Creegan, former tax collector, who some time ago was-found: to be short in his funds has been arrested at .Renfrew and.vail be brought back to Therold for trial The deficit is said to amount to UNEMPLOYED RUSH'PREMIER COLEMAN MAN GETS PUNISHED Will Serve Term For Theft and Frequenting Houses of 111 Fame East. (Secia! to the Herald) Goleman-. March and. of the Grand f-Union hotel returned from Macleod this morning on the express. luey were the chief witnesses ui.'the cade of Crown vs. latest "base of- the Hill incident but for the most part they refrain: from comment. The Daily News in an ed- itorial says that the Emperor's whis- j per 'carries further than the thunder j of other men. "It all goes'to show" j says the paper, "that the emperor neither to his friends nor talk" freely at ,the dinner table, for he is a man of impulsive temper- ament and is singularly unfitted for j a role where discretion is the, su- preme virtue." The Daily ''The new diplomacy of the dinner t table and ball room is a palpable an- chorism. To have it recognizc-d that i a man is unfitted to be ambassador j unless h-e is wealthy and consumed jin the situation of Nanaimo's unem- with a desire to spend on laMsh en-! Ploved so- serious a turn last tertainments is to put back the j evening when Premier McBride visited hands of the clock of history. jthe tKat of 100 uneni- _ j ployed men, who had declined to Ont. YOUNG WIFE SUICIDED Hamilton, Ont., March the result, it is said, of a family dispute the wife of A. Housdon, 329 Hughson St., committed suicide bv taking carbolic years of age. acid. She was 27 HON. RICHARD --McBPJDE HAD EXCITING EXPERIENCE AT NA- NAIMO ONE YEAR IN CENTRAL Stratford, Ont.. March the Englishman found A Serious BSflzc Fire at Wallace's Store Did a Lot of Damage to Cigar Stand. Billiard Parlors and Barber Shop-Loss Nearly Ten Thousand Dollars Tuesday's Daily) Last night at midnight fire broke pipes, show v cases, billiard tables, out in R. W, Wallace's cigar store j barber chairs and. all other appurben- that threatened at one time to as-jances of a, cigar store and .barber; j sume very serious proportions and shop. Down in the basement Wallace which as it was, completely gutted had just stored a new stock o'F twen- the cigar store and pool room and A. J ty-thousand cigars, a few of, whick Hosleton's, barber shop. The. loss to- j escaped the fire, smoke, and water. tals- up nearly ten thousand dollars j wjrich.-. by with an insurance of only jthe way, he had "not- yet "insured, As nearly as can be found out the! were" lying around, a mass of -ruins. ore commenced at 12.10 a.m. E! JEL safe catne 'through the Ross, clerk for 11. W. Wallace, closed [Safely and when Hr. Wallace opened. up the place about a quarter" to j- it this morning he found .everything-' twelve, and everything seemed, all j intact inside. The heat of the right then. Inside of half an hour i can be judged somewhat' from' -the tne place was a mass of flames. Am- j pearance of the pool .tables the- ong the first to see ft were H. J. H- f of which, was broken and burned by Skeith and a barker named Holt, the fire. who both say that nearly vas they j -Vo serious mishaps-, occurred, -al- could teii, xln> fire started near the 'though E. Wakely; 'while -assisting, safe JUKI hack of the counter. j the brigade by carrying hose into- The alarm went in at 12.lO.and in. j the building .had his -wrist- cut about four minutes the Brigade had i broken glass mirror. I of attempting to set fire to the Sal- water on. IT was too late to do J. Cuibertson were among the first to'' U-atmn Armv lact. anything to save tlie building, or its enter the building when nhe 15-e broke, rictoria, March j vation Army Barracks last week has been sentenced to one year in the contents as the fire and smoko were Central Prison. He has a wife and j pouring forth from both the back and front doors and the whole place was seven children. Berlin, llarch Sl.-Tfee advices re- j tlie declaration bythe GILLETTE ELECTROCUTED Auburn, N. Yv March ed and wthout showing the faintest out, going in to break the bottles chemical Cre extinguishers that were there. Fireman Dick Hobson while a mass of flame. For two hours the taking a, line of hose into the, huild- f5re raged although during that time ing was .overcome by the smoke and no less than four streams of water j had to be taken out. He soon re- were playing on it'. The water pres- TO GO TO UNIVERSITY Edmonton, March 30 and 40 students in the .province will be prepared to enter the new .Alberta, university in the fall of 1908 to take work. This was the esti- mate of Dr. H. M. Tory, president of the University, who, since his ap- pointment, h'as visited the majority of Wheeler, the latter being tried on a [charge of theft of jewellery from i parties in the hotel and a frequenter of one of the houses of ill-fame. The evidence showed Wheel- er to have been living regularly with one of the inmates of the house for some months .past, that he tad done the same a year or more ago in that "he had de-j serted his wife and two children to live with the woman in Coleman. He was found guilty on both counts and ceived at the foreurn office from i government as a precedent to relief Washington indicate that the Ameri- made determin- can capitoi as well as in Berlin, the I ed and violent1 an. effort to press their Hill episode is regarded as having Iwisiies lhe premier that rhia been happily adjusted. The best dip- j summoned the entire police lomatic opinion is that if Mr. Hill ifarce to '.protect their chief, the-, of- comes to Berlin he will mid his posCificers clearing the toll with tion not only is agreeable but more 1 finally driving the crowd j important than if the incident had not lappened. Charlemagne Tower, the j ine retiring L'mted states ambassador. J VACe in- fulfilment of his letter' to" Presi- i sercatives had gathered to meet dent Roosevejt-. in j provincial leader." A .-mass meeting of which 'he said he -would ask leave to jthe unemployed- -who -not been resign early next summer, has now engaged" government, relief work fixed'the date at Jiine 3; and has so in the had-- earlier in the informed the president. evening, been harangued by J. H. Hawthomthwaite, M. P. P. leader and passed e sign of emotion of any kind, Chester GZUette was put to death in the elec- tric chair at Auburn this morning. Chester Gillette murdered his sweet- sure was orood, the response from the pumpi-ag station "being very quick. For a while it, the Loth bridge Hotel and the Lethbridge Sad- heart, Grace Brown, in Big Moose; dlery Co. on the other side would go lake in the summer of 1906. into the street. The exciting -scenes occurred at local con- the -so- resolu- strongly condemning the declar- high schools in the province, and is'sentenced by Judge Carpenter to four thus in a position to estimate very closely the number who will be ready and willing to take university courses. months imprisonment for stealing and eight months on the other count, terms to run consecutively. Seventy Are Killed Cheytine, Wyo., March I Fire starteu in the colliery last 60 and 70, it developed today lost ther j Sunday. Since that time more at- lives in the explosion late last night -at regular intervals were made to extinguish the- blaze. Yes- B. C: TIMBER LANDS Vancouver, B. G-, March D, I McArthur. contractor of Winnipeg, jation demanded by the government. Has bonded fifty square miles of tim-i Th'ey claimed that in case of any of bor lands in -KUanum. Valley, for men- .signing it: returning after- :-r of a million dollars. i wards to their English homes, would be disfranchised as paupers under the English law. J Immediately after adoption of -the resolution an appointed committee j folloxved by the entire gathering of ANSWER TO CRITICISM OF i the unemployed, attempted to rush UTAH WILL SOON BE DEPOPULATED up but beyond some 'slight damage i from water and places covered and went back to work. Several of the val- uable aid. The large" crowd that quickly gathered was well the uolice. quickly and The Mounted. Police generously offered tneir Despatch in Eastern Papers Jells of Great Develop- ment at Cardston assistance and stayed -until the dan- escaped. The cellar, of the hotel was j loss sustained amounts to ab- flooded somewhat' and a quantity of i out .R. AV." Wallace vajaes cigars spoiled. As soon as the fire j Ms tobacco pool tables at. started "the shutters on the windows which, he" j of the hotel were the two ,insurance. streams of water from the hose on the second and third, storeys were brought (into play to prevent the Cre foothold on 'the building, i uesr at betw.sen twelve and bt so hot however as f to dred dollars and carried insur- his loss-at insurance- at 5400. "The building, which is an old" frame, single storey structure, is val- The AID. CUNNINGHAM'S REPLY THE BE INSTALLED i drive the men away from the The companies Carrying- -the dows. The glass in the windows was j losses are the Yorkshire, Phoenix, broken by the heat, even though the! Hartford, Atlas, and Guardian f-om- .shutters were closed. -All.the guests panics. were up in short order except one j As near as can be -ascertstined the _________ inian who slept through the whole at--'fire must have been caused by a cl- j fair and'cume down to breakfast thisij stub smouldering; The following despatch appeared inquiring what the row was! near the safe. recent issue of the Toronto Tele- about. gram: As for the place, where the-fire took Utah is in progress in OSHAWA EDITOR Oshawa. Ont., March C. Graham, editor and proprietor of this1 section, I disclose a charred, burnt, smoked the Oshawa Vindicator, died suddenly Cardston, Alia.. March is completely gutted and' heavy movement of Mormons from practicalJy nothing saved. The ruins. IRE ALARM SYSTEM JO ithe Free Pres hal1 and Press their res', j oluion upon the premier. The latter porarily doubled and all accommoda- J the population of town being tern and soaked muss of cigars, tobaccos, aced 53 years. in a coal mine of the Union Pacific Coal company at Hanna. The explosions were caused by gas and coal dust and each were followed by fire. The first explosion occurred had left however, but the j.refused to -accept this statement and The Herald having heard somejthreatfined break .down'.thQ inter- criticism of the fire alarm- system -be-'j vening doors, trouble being immin- ing installed by .the city and knowing ent when the police were called. that the criticism was more or less misplaced and due to a misunder- Later they located the premier at the Wilson hotel, and led by Haw- standing of the .position of asked Aid. Cunningham, the hair- terclay it was deemed' unsafe to send the miners down and they were told not to report for duty. Superintend- ent Briggs with the. best and most at 3 o'clock in. the afternoon killing experienced liands went into the mine 18 miners including a superintendent i but at three o'clock the fire had reach- The second explo- 10.30 o'clock last and three, bosses, sion -occurred at night" snuffing out the lives of from 40 to 50 rescuers including State Mine Inspector D. "M. Elie. The names of the men killed in the explosion are shown on the company's books but none of the names of thu rescuers were kept. The wildest excitement prevailed in Hanna and the mine ed the gas and a terriffic explosion occurred. In a few momenta many men vol- unteored to any survivors. the mine to rescue The fire hindered man of the fire, water and light com- mittee, for a statement concerning the system. In reply to the query, the aider- mail said: "The plan formulated last year for the improvement of our fire depart- j thornthwaite, obtaind a reluctantly granted interview. The premier prom- ised that upon his return to Victoria he would immediately convene the executive to consider the point raised rgarding disfranchisement by the signing of the declaration. Nanaimo Conservatives express great relief that the premier escap- ed physical violence, as i was for a. ment, embraced a fire alarm system j tjme almost thought inevitable that equal in way to the standard the hostile demonstration would take the roseuers but. they made some pro-1{ frre.-vi.. AfU'r a long straggle the. vol- i untt-er.s 'got well into the mine and i those on. tho? surface hud begun to i expect results from the intrepid dar-! systems used n all cities. As well known the Bell Tele- i phone company changed their poles I i and wiring throughout the" entire city last year and as the city was using Bell Telephone poles, we liuu to either ch'ange with them, or main- this turn. tion exhausted. The season's from Utah promises to assume proportions of an invasion and i threatened that shortly there will be j more Mormons north than south of the international boundary. Sifton AsKed to Run Winnipeg, March numerous PROHIBITS AUTOS 'It is likely several Mormon separ-; delegation of-the two Winnipeg Lib- ate .-schools will be established in Sou jtral Associations headed by T. H. them Albertja this .'year. Johnson, president of the senior as- sociation and F. C.' Hamilton, presi- dent of the junior association, waited upon Hon. Clifford Sifton on Satur- day afternoon and asked him to take into consideration the proposition that he should permit his name to go before the Liberal convention in Winnipeg as candidate at the forth- coming Federal elections. Mr, John- son. who was spokesman, said the feeling in the Liberal associations A BRAINY MAN Horseless Carriagss Cannot Run in Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, P.E.I., March .he resolution calling for legislation to prohibit the running of .automobles in this province was unanimously passed in the legislature. Members on both sides spoke on the question, the majority favoring absolute pro- t hibition, others suggesting prohibi- whore hundreds of persons are con- i ing of the rescuers but at 10.30 o'clock jtam our own poles and wircs-for the gregated including widows, children! the camp was .startled by a second fold firemen's call. Ad- and 'othor n-Mives of the victims, j explosion- that, partly shut, off the j %vas taken of thfi presence of Men and women are running about wringing their hands and crying while many little children separated shaft of tin- imne and most likely Ilelephone construction gangs and the killed the volunteers. are below the tenth level and it is now wirm- was and bells from their mothers are sobbing piti- probable that the -flames have con- fullv. j sumed their bodies. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAO OFFICE. TORONTO ESTABLISHED B. E. WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of Brasches Paid-up Capital, Rest, Total Assets, were installed of a kind recommend- j ed by the successful tenderers for the I alarm boxes. j "The firsii by-law authorizing local 1 improvement expenditures last year j was defeated by the ratepayers but was later approved on Nov. 27, 1907. The alarm .boxes wore in this by-law _ so that considerable delpy resulted j before the order was placed. j "The order was immediately placed j and the boxes were shipped from the j j factory on March 1th and are expect- j _ tion for a limited period. The premier and the opposition leader spoke in favor of the measure. ther in charae- ,_ ter, were made by F. C. Hamilton, J. W. Cockburn, J. G-. Dag .ind others. Mr. Sifton, said the proposition was a completely new one to him. but he promised to take the matter under advisement. Mir. .Sifton has gone to Brandon. Winnipeg. March L. Rich- ardson, managing editor of tht Winni- peg Tribune was. nominated as an. Indr-pendent Conservative candidate in East Assiniboia on Saturday, to was unanimously in favor of his .can- oppose J. G. Turriff, the prestnt Lib- diclacy, which would mean his elec- j for the Dominion tion by a sweeping majority. Fur- j House. NEWS FROM RAYMOND Raymond March the i "f to Mr.s. A. Parsons, a son. j Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCarty, i who have spout several months i f in Utah hrjvo returned to Kaymond. Mr. Frank Fairbanks of 'Snlt TJake T ,u u HON. C. SIFTON (cd'hp.rc daily. When these arc Minister of the Interior Who stfillpd, which should easily be with- j in n month, our fire alarm system will be equal to anything in the orf! has once with the makers about the kind of Up bell furnished, but this too, is being attended to. In the monn- Business may be transacted by mail WICA any branch timo hag Rot paid out a of the Bank. Accounts may be opened and deposits t-or nor it do so tiH .tnade or; by mail. Every attention is paid nil is satisfactory. tO out-of-town accounts. "T'iK- faihiro of firemen's Branches Canada, and in the-United States and England BANKING' BY MAIL 85 Was Offered the Liberal Nom- ination for Winnipeg on Saturday SHORTAGE AT MOOSOMiN City, Utah, is paying Raymond a visit. NEW SETTLERS In Raymond on Wednesdiiy, the 25th, to Mrs. Goo. P. Parker, daugh- ter. In Raymond, on Thursday the 26th, j to Mrs. J. "D. Gostlo.y, a son. Jn Raymond, on Friday, the 27th, to Mrs. Fred C. Buhler, a: daughter At Taber on Monday March 23rd. j to Mr. and Mr.s. McKillicnn, a son. i You want for Pain, anywhere, can be quickly stopped by one of Dr. Shoop's Pink Pain Tablets. Pain always means congestion blood pres- {sun-. Dr. Shoop's Pink Pain Tablrts Moosomin, .M-.irch special' simply coax congested blood away audit of the books of the town clerk f-rom fjai" Tablots-: and troa.surcr, John Smithers, full value lor your money don't you Here are a few snaps: miles from station, 13.00 9.50 Lethbridge 25.00 .15.00 Lethferiuge Branch known by drupciats as Dr, Shoop's Headache. Tablets simply equnlizo prescnk-d to tho council last night, the circillation and Uu.n pftin 20 minuU-s. 20 320 These fire worth all we ask- and mnoh more, toe and ask about; thonv Come in bells to work is dm> to local nd shows a shortage of fnstructions were given notify the C. G. K. Bourse, Manager departs in 20 minutes. Tnblets 25 cents. Write Dr. Shoop. when are beinsr investigated' Guarantee and Fidelity company to Racine, Wis. for free package, d remedy ask them to rnnke pood. bv all dealers. WEBER BROS. Otffck, letiilipiilge, Ii. Sold ;