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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta FREIGHT RATES ON FRUIT HAVE: BEEN REDUCED Spokane, Wush., "March vegetable rates, considerably tfiaii the straight merchandise tariff, have established by the Western .Express Company from Spo- kane to the I't-cAinces of 'British Col- umbia, Allx'rta, Manitoba, and Sas- katchewan, Hits will a llekl for gwwers in this part of the country. It, Hvline, of. Vancouver, It C., superinteiulunt of the Vestoru was ia; Spokane, re- Governmet To Amend Order Concerning Undesirables Ottawa, Out., March to the decision, of British Oommbift V1SJT OF THE PRINCE Will Come Across the Atlantic in Bi" Cruiser March Prince of will cross the Atlantic this .summer when he'goes to Canada for the' Tercentenary at Quebec on one jf the largest, of tho British cruisers incl this vessel will be accompanied by another cruiser as an escort Thei British Atlantic fleet will eross ahead jf the cruisers to be present to wel- come the prince on his arrival. GILBERT DIED AT EDMONTON Old Man Who Was Found Guilty of Murder At Regina iiiia-tfi- inoes voice feor Jfeo iixtn'wbo-'tiin U. S. DOMINATED SENATOR LA FOLLETTE POINTS OUT CENTRALIZATION OF TRUST POWER IN THE UNITED SATES-MORGAN AND ROCKEFELLER WORK TOGETHER AND SWALLOW UP SMALLER INTERESTS Washington 'March' Senator the combine. Morse and" Ileinze were La '-Pole-tie today delivered in the; neatly" pocKeted during the recent Senate his third and concluding in- j panic. Tho smelter trust .was given of his speed: on the Aid- i a drubbing and in '-the; same rich currency- bill. Mr. La (direction. The V'anderbilts can no dedarycl tnut his previous .statement j ionger retain, tlieiv Impca'Ctvnc cpn- tfattfc the industries oJ the United States -were controlled by. less than ono hmidml jucn was too and 'Um-t in .fact a much smaj.let> ntknber men dominate the indcrs- -with -'this twiocmous m- lias .gone a qtf In fftst is important. Another case is in the j! in ojs.t- y coEresspoad- ence to tli-e city th'at he is prepared to give for SL library in Oa-I-. gary, provided that the city will -givej a- year for maintenance. The conditions have already been met and the result is that there will be a library worthy of the city m a very time. of at -3.6 troj svnd themselves see the hand- writing on the wall. t Mr. La-FoHette read several lists eminent to viwiiii" h'e ac- corded various in the of rndustaies. He nafiiecl fts naist aitet' 3Iocgau mid iha IJoek- zv grove of Tour jjeen anen Wjjo he biff ojrn and nfen -in lie awl SUff to sere lie no Q'll got in '-cor X-oi-tliecn deal. Xhe are being- swallowed Up to 'StraagtlMn tMs great moaxey Street: I-Ie tailure 01 'tlie comnaibteia on (in- in n.o-t Iwiving bank in t -the coantry. concui'ded liis speech, a appeal to -the "P'-o- IMMIGRATION LAW NEW IN RESA.BD TO IMMIGRATION NOT DIRECTED ASAINCT ANY PARtlOULAft NATIONALITY, THE PREMIER EX- PEOPLE WHO RE-MARRY Bi. SptuD-uie qtroted a ISTew Tork, N. Y., March j Announcement was made last night Dr. Wm. HoraLa.da.yr president of Ottawa. March to contest- the Edmonton Fed- ty-three jailes from the mountains to his home, and the buffalo striking that are driven into the corral near his house. "Last year Pablo had 185 horses and 63 riders on the range for three weeks. This was rather expensive, and he had adopted the new tactics, that they will be cheaper will be a more effective method of rounding up the buffalo. "The three hundred that have still to come in will be driven straight to the park at the Battle Paver. The -Mexican cowboys that will bring them up will drive the herd of 400 that are at Lanjont now to the new into Canada, for January and Febru- ary from the United States shows, an increase of 61 per cent, as compared with, the same month'last immigration through ocean ports for J-.nuary and February shows a de- crease of 56 per cent. For eleven months ending with February the to- tal immigration 'into Canada was 999, compared with for the same period a year ago. Total arri- vals at ocean ports were 194 against .141.240 for eleven months ending February 1907. Arrivals from the United States were com- pared with last year. EDMONTON'S TROUBLE Edmonton, March imposing deputation of citizens from .Norwood invaded the council chamber at the eral district in opposition to Hon. Frank Oliver minister of the interior. Hyndman is Island, and is a son-in-law of Sir Louis, H.'.'Davies, of he su- preme court bench at Ottawa. the American 'Bison society of the completion of plans for the preserva-' lion of pure blood American bison upon a protected permanent national bison range, twelve thousand eight BRITISH PREMIER'S HEALTH London.. March Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerniaa passed a restful night. The bulletin issued this morning again notes that the pa: tient is suffering from but says that- otherwise his condition is hundred acres in extent on the Flat REGINA MAN Victoria, March James Drum- mond of Regina, has been appointed ROLLED INTO DITCH 'Yesterday afternoon the C.P.R. switching, engine was rolled .over ijito the ditch by a broken rail at the Junction. The tender was thrown across the track and took a good Indian in Worth' western Montana. Dr. Hornaday said he had been authorized by the society of" which he is president to give the Federal government a herd of .twenty bison which upon 'the .permanent j range are expected to increase in number to one thousand within the life time of the men now living. President Roosevelt -and Earl Grey are honorary officers of the American Bison Society, each member of which will now be asked to do his best to superintendent and manacer of the I sales department of the local frui association. CaiNxIia-n Associated Ptess- from London to the' efect that J Obed Stnith, assistant commissionei im-migra-tioji, now at London had stated in tlie course of an interview it is not the intention of the department to keep out any but the worst class of immigrants and asked the minister of the interior to say whether or not Hr. Smith had correct- ly stated tlie attitude of the depart- ment. Mr. Oliver said that it would have to "be assumed that Mr, Smith had been misquoted as such a statement does not correctly represent the pol- icy of the department as to assisted immigrants of which Mr. Smith was MICHIGAN TOWN WIPED OUT Grand Eapids, Mich., March H-'alf the "busines section, x-ille, twenty: miles south east of her was wiped out by fire early today Thirteen business places, four barn and two houses were destroyed. Faui ilies living above several stores weri driven out in their night clothes. Th.p the positi to force tie -steamship companies to -take the undesirables back to the land of their birth. In consequence new, regulations were 'framed which provided that immigrants must have a through passage from the ..country to which they belong. The new reg- ulations which were put in force are not directed against the Hindus but against all nationalities. The Hindur not receiving worse treatment than other people. R. L. Borden asked if it made any; difference how long an immi- grant hapened to be in the country. The premier said that question not been looked into. He repeated that the regulations apply to all na- tionalities and that unfair treatment was not being accorded to the Hin- dus. pi-urns ana- laoor to set it convince congress that the range in loss is about right. The Calgary local was unable j Montana should be purchased at to get into" the city until after mid- once. regular meeting Tuesday evenim of the city council in support of a pe- tition, calling for the immediate re- moval of the house of ill fame in the night. A coach was sent up to take the -baggage and mail from the local. A TORONTO FAILURE COLEMAN MINER KILLED William F. Hamilton, an engineer north end of the city. Another of about and assets tition dealing with this matter was of abcnrt The firm carried received. It was in effect that the city authorities should make no ef- :ort to change the conditions as they now exist. This petition "was signed by some )7 names. They included a number f prominent citizens but the petition vas filed. TELEGRAPH 1C BRIEPS trine an eighty mile hundred bulTalo over- Elvy McNaught, the three year old on of Duncan McjNfaught, a fanner of ;arnduff, Sask., while playing with nother child on the banks of the ouris river fell into the water and drowned. The retail merchants' association f Western Canada has organized a Toronto, Ont., March on a enSine in the Interna- of Evans. Bros., wholesale clothiers, Itional Coal and Coke Company's 25 Melinda street., assigned today with niine at Colcman instantly killed early Monday night by having, the engine run over him. An inquest was their account with the Sovereign Bank jhelcl yesterday by Coroner Disney and failure to get one of the a verciict of accidental death banks to accept tlie account ]was Brought in by the jury. .There brought about the assignment. was a tcrrible laceration on the left side of his the scalp being lit- erally torn oft as though cut with a knife. Washington, March j The body was brought to Leth- TO VISIT CHINA States-battleship fleet will visit China as well as Australia and Japan and will be home on Washington's birth- day that President Roosevelt may participate in the welcome before his retirement from office ten days later. Big Attraction Booked for the Domin- ion in July reservi. drive of hind. It will be one of the-greatest j rlt o{ members of the association undertakings in the line of cowpunch j Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta- ing ever seen. The bufialo have been John Mooder, a farmer living two fed on hay oil winter, about seven j miles north of Pine Wood, was found! Ions a dav beine; used. nearly 800 'tons left.' There is still rlead in bed in Ward's hotel at Win- The very mild j this morning. He had winter it possible for them to i drinking heavily the last fv.w foi'u-ije fur themselves. j _ __ POLITICIANS SCRAP DIED ON THE TRAIN Winnipeg. March Simon, a private broker who was! RiotInS Marked Gathring at House! all ovor the dominion of Canada, on' a trip to Belgium with his of Representatives in Ten- died sudenly on train last r.i-rht! nessee Sudbury, Onttjrio. of ure. Ho was bridge last nig-ht at the request oi his aunt, Mrs. liobert OTvcn, from whose home on Baroness Road the funeral takes place this afternoon at four o'clock, Rev. A. M. Gordon, of Knox Church officiating. His moth- er, brothers and sisters are living at Providence, H. I. The deceased was a Canadian, being a native of West- ville, 1ST. S., and was twenty-four years seven months old. He lived in Le-thbridge some time when he was in the employ of the Bentley Co., wx-Il and favorably known ly be the first of its kind to be shown! hl-re- Six friends from Coleman. m Alberta, but the first in the whole j Messrs. Jesse Harris, an old friend. Dominion, and that has seldom: Westvillc, X.S., Chas. and Hugh seen in either Europe or America, i Uunlop, .John" Price, Dan Kennedy, This is the flight of an air ship, David Scott, accompanied the all the attractions that the man- j corpse to the city. agement, produce, this event will un-j Uoubtedly attract the attention of the! vast numbers who attend the fair, as, well as a tremendous drawing: card! Calgary, March Mana- ger Richardson, of the Dominion1- Fair, mutual fire insurance yt.sterday bookvd an attraction for, which will be operated for the rjorninjon Fair which will not on-i ancl AN IMPORTANT CASE j Strobel, the groat I bt-cn workinsr on his inventor machine has for Before Judge Winter th5s morning, j W. C, Ives for Win. Oliver and Brodio i Stafford moved for the allowance the It-ins of his clients against the NEW BANK FOR THE WEST Toronto, March number o: prominent busines men and financiers connected with the Bank of Winnipeg and British Columbia financiers have subscribed for the unsubscribed stock of the Farmers' Bank with a view to making the latter one of the big bankb of the West. A charter has been se- cured for the Bank .of Winnipeg but had not been exercised. The buying up of the unsubscribed stock of the Farmers' Bank by those behind the Bank of Winnipeg, will bring the sub- scribed capital of the Farmers' Bank up Five directors will be named from the West and the presidency wil probably go to a Western man too: A -branch will be opened at Winnipeg within a few months and later on branches in the principal cities through to the coast. GILBERT AT TO BE BURIED REGINA Regina, March government has granted permission for the burial of Josiah Gilbert, who died yesterday in Edmonton penitentiary, at Regina, and the body will reach here tomor- row night. Gilbert was serving a life sentence for' the murder of Bar- rett Henderson of Horse River, Prince Edward Island. 'fail.j Xa.shviik', T.mn., March 2G._Th J and has now got to a stage Isollltion by lhc foriy-nin? of age. j Ropublican.j. of Tennessee assembled tlii.s it'.orning for :i state convi'-ntinn anrl toniirlu blfick C'ves and skinned .SOLDIERS SMOKE CIGARETTES London, March growth of cigarette smoking in the British array whore he has shown at the large fairs of the world, guaranteeing a flight. bruised lacc-.s, testified to riot- ing that, marked the gathering in the is beginning to disquiet the high- r oi-j House of Repi-v.-i.'ntativcs. Tn tlie listj ficers, report indieaU's th'.it the casualtif.s i? Chairman Xewal health of the men is being seriously i Sanders, of the executive; committoi' impaired by the indulgence in this While he suffered no n-nl harm, be! practice. j presented a sorry ;ippoarancfi when j j he emerged from the .struggle bo EARNINGS j the two factions, one .supporting Montreal, March earnings the interests oi Congressman W. Bro'.vnlee, the other of the former 'mer of pensions, L. Clay -C. P. R. far week ending March 21, compared with for -tha.snme period a year ago. Earn-1 Evans. T. Ry. for week ending March J The convention adopted a motion show a decrease of toal be- delegates to the national con- ing for this year as compared a year ago. volition go uninstructed, Roosevelt is endorsed in the resolution. THB TOT WEATHER COMFORT AND PROTECTION afforded by a SLICKER? Clean-Light Durable Canning-Riyan Construction Co., for the city of -Loth-bridge, to the exchi- sion of nl! other orders and assign- j monts, arguin.ur that the loins of his clients wore the only lein.s against the pn.pen.y. "L. M. .Tohnstono rcp- j resented JJrodio Stafford to whom I the company, assigned an order on [the city .for the balance duo on the 1 building. was hoard and the court adjourned tho.t particulars be furnished by Wm. Oliver and I Hick WdTielv. ILLINOIS REPUBLICANS Springfield, Ills., March publicans of Illinois will be called to order tomorrow in state convention o adopt a platform and elect dele- gates at large to the national con- ention. The platform as roughly outlined will endorse Speaker Cannon for the presidency and favor an ad- justment of the tariff. Mr. Foster drew the attention j..j.cLv.-jvJu.a.iui. Ul JLUlUiSU in the upper House gave notice the prime minister to a despatch 'a resolution- against the purchase the Pacific Coast telling of a government supplies through mid- meeting of Hindus at- which a for the purchases of over was framed to be sent to the John Morley, protesting against Mr. Scott moved the second treatment the Hindus are of an act respecting co-oper- in Canada. He thought the matter explaining that it was to au- exciting a great deal of interest the people to organize for mu side of Canada ancl the benefit. He pointed out that in should make a clear statement and other countries farmers f ITT rvrfif _______ __ other classes had organized these respect to the Hindus. with great benefit to them- The --premier said that the was easily explained. The Cloran. introduced a bill to iori" laws provided for the evils of divorce. It declares of all undesirable and incapable persons who have been divorced migrants. Some time ago it was Parliament may not marry again however, that the various people Canada and- if they marry abroad coming to Canada not. from the shall be .considered bigamists try of their birth but from the. limits of Canada. The countries and it was found impossible bill was given its first BOY WAS SHOT TURRIFF'S STRAIGHT Kingston, Ont., March 25.- This a.i-ternoon a lad named Orilly living Parties Tendering for Timber Corigan street was accidentally Fairly Treated in the neck while out in the The boy' companions say that March Miss Munroe, was shot- by a stray bullet from in the land commissioner's, of- men who were hunting behind was before the Commons public Orilly, however, told the doctor committee yesterday in con- cnew who had shot with western timber tenders. said that tenders came into the IN MISTAKE FOR and they were immediately placed in the safe and kept there un- C. P. R. Employees Drank they came to open them. She was always present in tlie land com- and One is s room when tenders were. She -never saw any .thing in Winnipeg, March with this business to Webb, thirty eight, foreman of her suspicions. switching gang is dead and G. Turriff former land commis- Clark is dangerously ill as the and now M. P. for East Assin- sult of drinking a solution of was called and gave a categor- line yesterday afternoon. Both denial to all charges of improper taken a drink before they while land commissioner. Ho the dangerous nature of the he Avas a party man but in his They were at once removed to life of six years lie -never al- general hospital but Webb died partyism to make him unfair in a couple of hours. Clark is friends or opponents. Regarding living and hopes are- entertained given to public in bidding for his recovery. The two lands in question, Turriff were working in the C, T. R. tlie department had merely fol- and secured possession of a jug the practice which had existed. a car of settlers effects. Webb took :i rlnnk- t.1ir> in ft fn regard to opening of tenders, Tur-riff diT'lMrprl Hint if li.'irl l.-rmn-n BIG SHORTAGE Toronto, March shortage, of Duncan Finlay, bookkeeper for he j cattle firm of McDonald Mabee, a j warrant for whose arrest was issued yesterday, is now placed at HARJWfCK WAS INSANE Middlesex County Man Charged with Murder of His Wife London, Ont., March Hartwick, charged with the murder of his aged wife, on February 22nd, was declared insane by Justice Rid- del this afternoon find iii? cfl-sc wos taken from the jury. The cape had been in progress only minutes and only the preliminary evidence of the jail physici'ans and the constables who arrested Hartwick was heard'. "Hartwick was insane at the time of his horrible crime, and you can see hat he is just as insane said Justice Riddel! to the jury explaining his action. ivho also swallowed a. small portion of the liquid. Icritly ill. It said the formaline was drunk in mistake for brandv. ALLAN BOGUE DEAD London, Ont., March the oldest of Western Ontario resi- dents passed .way last evening in the person of Mr, Allan Bogue, of Westminster. He was 76'years old. Death was due to disease. much as he knew now he would have Both were taken vie- had or three officials present at these ceremonies and would thereby saved himself from aspersions that now being in ado against his con- diict. Tenders Iiad been always opened in the presence of his secre- tary. KING LEOPOLD ILL Brussels, March is expected that the indisposition from which King Leopold has been suffering for some time has token a serioi'.s turn. This report is borne bin, by the fact, that the King keep? to his room and that his physician is visiting him twice daily. ACTS LIKE CRAZY MAN London, March Hnrt- wick, charged with murdering his wife under most brutal eircumstflnfics was placed on trial yesterday. After a true bill was returned against him, Hartwick was asked to Mead guilty or not guilty, but roadr; no reply standing with wide open eyes, star- ing straight at the judge. Not being represented by counsel, Judge Riddell entered a plea of ndt guilty ancl a 1'awyer will be detailed to represent accused. I ;