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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta pec VOW i: LCTHBftlDOC, TUCfDAY, APRIL 7, lilt FRAME OPERA A" HOUSE FOR bail (hi FmnUt k b WttifaFm I bills DECISION- HCACHID iV MlCK eitfht houi day system this year. This will mean lower wages us the rate per hour will remain-the same This'1 step is., in view of the fact that many men are out of work. ENGLAND fill BUY FROM BRAZIL New Wvdips Recently SeHttfe >NOM UNITED ITATU MINER FOUND DEAD BALLET J MO, DIED OF HEART FAILURE, NEAR'THE RAIL- WAY TRACK AT TABER Yesterday, Antonio Jialletino, a miner, wits found dead, along side' of" 'the railway tract, half" a mile west of A i kens identified one he had been treating for pneumonia. He had .warned him against taking ex- ercise .on account of Ws heart. He hnd evidently disobeyed and as a-result died of heart failure. There is no suspicion of foul .play. He will be buried by the Miners' Un- of which: he ...was :a member., London, Apiil has boen aroused in naval circles by the re- port that the British admiralty is considering the, purchase of4 two big battleships now being built' in this country for Brazil. It is pointed out that Brazil has no need for two such poweiful ships) which in addition ,to their original cost will be expensive to maintain. It is certain that Great Britain "will buy these, vessels should the only way of preventing their felling into the of another Eurojxjan power. Rio Janeiro, April obtained from nn'official source today leads to that 'Italy 'is ready to seJL tolthe Argentine' lie'for -battle- ships, Regiha, Elna, "f Na'ooli and Roma. Argentine is thought to be contemplating this increase _ to .her navy to counterbalance -the projects of Brazil to augment her strength at sea. Winnipeg, Emuia Goldman, queen 'atteihpW.'tov Return to the Uliited night and was stepped" at the Manitoba boundary immigration Burned to Win- nipef. f the street slams hncl'rjfren coae- The, markets and immigration inittee report 1 next ing as to' .prospective rpvenuf from "a city" market'. WViTElOTE X f a i i Im I i Jit, M.-.-W- V j wrote the A. R. I. Co. asking thef company if'it was prepared to bear a share of the local improvements made along ihc-ir, propeity in the! city, which accoiding to agreement, with the city, is exempt from taxa-i lion. Tho general manager ifplicd that the company would a'grei- to pay twenty-fivo per.cent, 'of the cost but[ this must not bo considered pre-S jr- Quite a Flutter in Gvic Circles AW. Cnnninghan ad a Local Paper's Charges judicial to their exemption. AN IMPORTANT ARREST SERGT. EGAN CAPTURED A MAN WHO ESCAPED FROM CUS- TODY IN'OREGON Egim of the H.N'.W.M'.P., mudc an important arrest on Sun- day when he captured Fred Whcatley with several aliases, at Croyer's near St. MaryV 'lie is want- i For sovoiul weeks, the News has' been getting after Aid. Cunningham following up the in.sijuiatious upon' the alderman's public honesty, that made by some persons during tJiu last municipal election It seems Unit yesterday iu the 01' conversation the editor of this' charged .Mr. Cunningham with received a commission on' what is commonly "hose deal" of lust year. The latter resented such charge and demanded, proof fractured. He was also for Cscap5llg from ail omcur of thfc injured. Stang was taken to the hos-' pital where it was said he might die. The, most seriously hurt is Joseph Darmody, Marine, Ohio, internal in- juries, head cut and leg broken. The Echo thinks that one of ythc law in Oregon last fall. He was a horsethief and while riding on the train with the o nicer jumped through j the car although handcuffe'cr, and escaped. Me admits being the man wanted and "on his "xvrists hears of the charge. r .This morning there were big do- ings in the jwcietary treasurer's office Aid. A. W. Hings of the Western Canada Agency, J. L. News, Major nd K. Hagell of the Ex-5fayor Galbraith, and secretary-treasurer, ttahinson theie. There muck A talk in various the marks of the luuukuffs. proposed model farms for AlbcrU'sbcrifl is tomorrow The i tones, bnt the cleared as take .igi-cfment signed located at' Piuchcr Crock. him away. He admits also that he, by Aid. Cunningham and .1. L. ____ r_ "'tiring. "Mr. ilanwaring and Mr. Cunning- j ham havo agreed that son arxl Ur. Calfor.iith jthe question as to whether "there was commission paid to some paitv'm Lothbndge on host> purchased by the jcity in 3907. next moment he came out with policeman will gctT prices of drop har-iingiip the street signs v- while not approv- ing of- the expenditure of money be- fore it was .voted onr said that purchase 01 a -hose wagon was the an absolute necessity .and should not-be delayed until after the bylaw is pass- ed. In icply to the Mayor's-question 'about, passing a. resolution, to have signs put; up and then another to take'them down. The Works arid1 Property, committee will report on killed and two others seriously wound- ed are the .results, of a drunken fren; zy of book agent named James Smith this evening and one of thc most extraordinary battles that has ever been witnessed (in Montreal. It' took" 'the combined forces of the police, fire To YisU the iiiattar. "It seems a pretty rank] said the Mayor, "but its the'correct system no Wha M he said that arrangements had, been The engineer will be asked to in- OH lOWW lUflijmade for another team when the fire; augurate some system of giving no- and Yahe of Electric They Make Bar Trip to Alberta Co.'s System City Engineer Arnold in a report to the city council advised that the city secure the .services of .Mr. Cecil B. Smith, engineer of Winnipeg, to report- on the power problem, the the cost, of the city putting in its own system, on the valua ticn of the Electric Co.'s 'plant. Mr. Smith's letter to Mr. Arnold offering to do the work for 8100. a day for the first three days and a da'y after that, and' all expenses, was read.' lie can come between April 22 and Aid. Cunningham said that knew of him and he had been asso- water mains are being repaired. as to bring about a city's REMOVE TREES i team .was out with ;fhe chemical or tice to water users when the service hose wagon. Aid. Ilutton- in the is to be interfered ,with when the the; discussion said that the should Ixi on the horses ..all the' time until drop harness is install The time spent in harnessing is valuable in case of fire. Aid. struck a popular note when he re- marked "When we get a team it pugn't to be "a fire team." Thereup- on the aldermen entered upon a ed horse -AX INCREASE IN SALAItY Engineer asked for increase of salary owing to the great of work and responsibility durfng the past'year. council rcc'commcnd- ed that-ho be gKen an increase of per jnonth. 3Iany compliment- ary remarks were made concerning 3L J: Brown, of Spokane, is in the McKenzio Roy will be asked to j city for a few He is a firm put in switches in the fire hall so i in the future of the Lcth- saving of the bridge district ami Jias invested land in this district. -He_ kane jieople have a opinion gun and poking it through op lh h thc lass e citner directly or through thc West- window fired stwight, at Canada 'Agency, W. x 'i- head. -Hit- aim was not good1 f r fc directly or mcltrectlv received rMflUfincr hlnw On I j ind he, .struck the a' glancing blow on head, knocking him commission or discount on hose contract for-tho-city in >l90f." And if an investigation provcs> that Smith did_ not tiro again and Shaugh- backward.-? into ShaughiiossyJs arin.s. isnot Manwaring ag- ncssy assisted his comrade to a near-' if) pubhsh thc full was shot but appar- by.wood Jie thf? imbulanceu about" -what 'ps 01 in the ently not The dead man: in -Constable- George Shea of. No. 5 'police- The wounded arer Detective' Silas Carpenter, shot, in- the' arm and leg Constable -shot- in the head, not dangerously- hurt. James Smith, cause of the trou- ble, was shot, iiuthe. spine, breast and arm. The scene o fthe tragedy was 34 Mance 'St.; where Smith has been living for the paBtMour years with Constables 'Shea. Bouisclair, ment Domaias were 'then sent FIRE HORSES The will have the trees on the streets! markable advance in settlement removed that .will interfere with "the; this year. laying of cement, walks. EARLV CLOSING BYLAW The early closing bylaw was Intro- duced an'd the first and second times. It'wilUbe referretl to-the. sol-, Mrs. Pritchard, who kept' a rooming house there. Smith was a well known character m the city and had always I been a quiet. man_ in -his habits but tro'm No. 5 station to serve the war- 'rant. When tliey they again! Found the door locked and on 'ringing! the bell Smith came to. tho" dooi J igain and without a warning- his gun and fired at Shen. once retreated room and proceeded to barricade him- the constables -carried ,heic dead comrade to tho .sidewalk. Afore, police reinforcements were ON WILD RUN orks and property committee of this district and he predicts a re-1 fcw.weeks had 'ft t t ifciA i-rt Cil t i drinking good deal and became Mr. "Reid's skill-and but his duties at thc in ing "station; icitor .before receiving its-third sread- IVCCOUXTS TO BE The following accounts were ordcr- cd.pnid. i Spokane, he'says, is flourishing. Itj has hot felt the effects-of thc finan troublesome. This morning he be- j came turbulent and threatened Mrs. "jPritchard with a shotgun and so cial stringency very seriously the {r; her.thal shc the houae. v -t thc city is booming in every way -at thc present tirne. Thc of Commerce con- ducting-an excursion to "the. Calgary Jair-'in 'July and he thinks Lethbridge' should get busy and have these rep- resentative men -vi- sit thcs city on thc return Thcr afternoon -Mrs.- Smith 1 headquarters and against" Smith. o QQ !go 'to by way of Cranbcook A. Tl. I. Co...................-......15.50 Hay r Bros...-...................... Lethbridgc Iron Works.......... rclum by way of Iron Foundry, Great FnIK. dated with soinb. of -the biggest pow- THE STREETS er constmctions in the east and has AM- Cunningham brought up vie been consulting "engineer for thc city of having the streets num- Jbered. and having streets running one In the' course of thc discussion, and' tho. other. -Aid. Aid. Cunningham stated that the C 2r ATTEMPT'TO ROB BANK sumption vnow is gallons and f-' but they could ,very Constables Foucault and Shaugh- nessy were setve the warrant calletl. Word of the fight spread nil j over the a larpt- crowd gath- ered. 'Smith, could be seen in his room with- the gun in his hands. Tho crowd kept at a respectful distance .ind Were Stopped on Their Run Two Plocky Citizens The nrc horses undeitook a jlcmonstrntFon of their this' few miuutos the mad man morning, and proved considerable >d to the window and held his gun up. Just how to get tho man with- out unnecessary sacrificing of lives (was> qtiOot ion to bo word. was sent to Cbief of Dampeau arid of detectives Carpenter toying powers, though neither style" nor speed. They were hitched up at the Fire Hall, Mike Kerrigan? the just on the seat 'a'sharp Mead and turn nnd a jump caught the hind wheel on" the tioor, Mike went and proceeded-to the house, where incl a whole ho'st of special service thev-found the-dbor-locked. On ring-j-nen at thc spot. But (Continued on Back Page.) termined effort niade early this'morn- np'by three or four men-to rob the branch of the Inipeml Bank of Can- ada, at St. Davies village near here. Several strangers came to the vil- lage early Tast night-and were seen around town (or several hours. Then they a couple of horses at Boyles iiotel and breaking open the locksmith's shop stole tools with which they prfed thc front door of the Imperial bank." While" two men the limit of the plant gals. The Mayoi wantwl to bring Jn the vote on the bylaw at-once. Aid Cun- ningham argued that it would be better to hold off the other bylaw until the engineer's, report Is receiv- ed and submit both bylaws together. Aid. Ives supported thc idea, as it would' not do to vote S60.000 and then come back for more should thc engineer advise an expen- diture of In placing the debentures withv the Bank of Montre- al for sale in Groat Britain., it would be better' ;-to' have the debentures lumped for sale. We know .what want "for but...we d know how to use it until the engin- eer's .report is in! Aid. "Atlarns AW. Adams thought It best to them all in one vote. Aid. Hutton agreed, A motion adopting the engineer's thcir advkc that Mr. Smith be engager! Wlth tnc city. was passed, and another ihai >yt wwhcd the.. citjr Vlo St. Ont., April traded-by the noise of the explosion VETERAN OF THE N.W. they ing thc bell Smith_came to the door and-asked whaCthey wanted and then said they could, not' see him. "You Had come in the man said in. quiet- tone and went into his room o ffthe, paaage. Tho -board, and away went the team down thev with the various sub-chiefs Smith St. tip Hedpath, across Glyn, ;lown Baroness Hoad to Round St. Frantic but futile efforts were made r.o stop them. Constable Durham on Smith with his "gun was apparently in full situation. Al- though all "the police 'on the scent- were arm'eVL- with heavy revolvers, they the to kill the man unless" in'self defense. horsobnck knpt them on the'street. came up to sec what was the matter. He Attacked the robbers with stones. returned his .charge with re- volvers. -The noise of the shooting awoke the village and soon everybody was astir. The robbers were deter- mined, however, and held off the people, who being unarmed stood un: der When, however, the rob- bers failed to open the inner door of the vault, they gave up in despair and drove off. It was found after- .wards that the inner door was so Gn. B. Barrodde, J. P. is Wl Hat with revolvers stood on guard the badly vrrecked that it could not be 1 t others blew open thc vault. A bank clerk named Hamilton at- i ii was pulled out with the hands. Behind At Tfiginboihaiu's corner, Ardoll climbed into the "back waggon but couldn't get Hy making the horses bolt in: thu'' right direction hi: kept them clear of all obstacles, though the bump' on on-c rropsmg pitched him out but lie otimlxHJ on a.cain. Away oiit near fair grounds an'rtho woiv, ing out. Constable of thc labor market m.ikvs it cr.ibbcd bridle UK he feared, thc cinches were loose, the go to Canada and that th.- Canadia.i pRfl oll the iistcr ot Labor-m.Canada-, John Aior- m IA lcn to theii in ._ j.ciimaie is unsuucd io saddle. Another run and by un- [ley, India and] Ottawa. April King's llod cttons of" Anicll and the Con-1 'the Earl of of state mission to England in connection the team was persuaded to for the colonies-, a-..satisfactory solu- xvith .the enactment of measures to n rcsl coming Uon of the difficulty arising from restrict Hindu emigration to Canada N-o damago done except the broken, immigration of Indians, to Cabada [r, understood to been A >com- (ioor found. While no legislation success, and an announcement WILL KEEP THE HINDUS QUT London, April- a ivsult of other" di.strict-s in Indi.i that conference held .in.-this city _ for Indian workmen twecn Mackenzie. King. Deputy Mm- J VnT H t deatli to rcstr'ct this movement from India to this efToct will probably made, will be mra- in thi> Commons in a days, sures will be taken to deter the In- j Themovcment of Hindus to Canada dians from going to Canada. Circu- will restricted probably in the- lars will be taken, to the Punjab way aft th? Japanese. occurred in the hospital, here yester- day of George H. Borrodaile, J. P., 49 years. The deceased came to the'West from Maritime provinc- es in 1376, and the mounted ;j police, scrvinp for about five years jover 200 miles through a hostile hold or. his constitution Of Men Charged with Laundrv Robbing bridge Electric Co. calling .the attcn-j tion of the council to the great loss thc company was suffering through power ..tontract- f did not for benture bylaws relating to buildings; fire apparatus, street and just ;to sec how matter ,t 0 the 'com- witer extensions be to the! ublc the matter will be taken people at once, were 5ith C. B. Smith when A letter was read from the -on olhcT mftttcrs- SIR HOWARD VINCENT DEAD of British of Commons A.D.C. April Vincent, member of Central Sheffield and aide camp to. King Edward, died here today. He was born in 1849. when he retired with the rank -of sergeant. He afterwards was employ- did.hy the government in various ca- pacities in tho being for several years commissioner in charge of the Croftor immigration at York- ton. During the robollion: he1 "was with Stecle's Scouts, and also -did attached duy as a scout. He v.-as with-, Gen. Strangers at Frenchman's Butte fight, April H.I5 o'clock r.s to last 'nigrla Dt'tectivi- George H.irdc, dmn country with despatches from j confine him .to his residence. He was; the Cnlgiry police forco, with the his commander at Fort Pitt to Gener- j taken to the hospital and pass-''issiirtance of P. C. Campbell, arrost- nl Middleton at Battleford. Gen. Jed away'yesterday afternoon at 3 o'- t-d Jaspt-r E. Curtb and Charles A. S'range gives an account of the brave'clock. deed in his book on the rebellion, i The deceased was connected-, the Hudson's Bay company later, and CALGARY TAKES THE MONEY Calgary, April tho Council Mason in the rotunda of the Vale ho- tel .is suspects in connection with.the cr.icking nt the Alberta steam laundrv which occumnl in oarly came to Medicine Hat in 1900 as a meeting last night tho motion was hours Monday sufferer from tuberculosis. In 1006 he j passed accepting Andrew Misisng from t vras appointed justice ol the peace" for offer of fifty thousand dollars for a li-jcnsh and some the citv, and acted Dentil a 'couple of brarv, and tho citv will 'purchase site 1 searched at thc police station Curtis was in When ago, whea tbe.'dijjease' which he! for same. It down the river alone in A canoe lor'h'ad fought oft for- long obtained [being parsed by the ratepayers. is subject to a by-law had in his possession while was found upon Mason. ;