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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta POLICE COURT AT TABER Hungarian fsnttnced to i Ttrm at Coming In Taker. April a! RAILROAD TO HUDSON BAY and lined five dollars or fourteen m jail. On u svcund couut was chared iwith attempted assault and abusive PORTANT QUESTION AT OTTAWA towards Mr. S. B. Mitchell, j (Spsciaf Correspondence of Herald) station agent. The fellow had j Ottawa, April of been walking into several houses the proposed Hudson's Bay Railway Uw town without invitation. He occupied the Commons through- I frightened" a number of ladies. out Tuesday. W. E. Knowles, of The> Magistrate sentenced the ac- j Moose Jaw, who had brought up the trused to twenty dayj. hard labor. It I subject last session, began, and near- wotly transpired that the pn- j h' every western .member on both is an old oflendcr and that it j "ides of the House' took part in the Is not by any means his first acquain j discussion unreservedly endorsing Utnoe with the police, lie was con- j tne proposition to build such a rail- on ihc afternoon local to Leth jToacl urging its early construe- TABER TALK Tabor, .April to the neelcLeod and Plowing and. seeding is going aliead CUSSl'd thc' land gjant and set Out to tnd the prospects of a good that the Liberal government was for the enormous grant of land that had been given in f--------. -liV-UWW iiilU- t 1 1 Hiss luue left the Taher 1IO- f buillLaS far as ;the Saskatchewan river. He argued that, as the route followed from Port- uge la Prairie to the Saskatchewan river was not absolutely direct, the more circuitous way had been chosen i t, -r, tel to spend the Kastertide at JLcth-; to A ladies' bicycle -was raffled for today for which a large number of1' tickets wore--disposed. Mr. Thomas ilutchinson courteous proprietor of the Bowling Alley was the winner and is very- current TO whom the fortunate lady is he proposes presenting it. Lee Grove has purchased the and contents of The restau- (including all'the household fur- lately occupied by Mr. s and has disposed of the premiss on [Main St. where until present he carried on this business The Gen. w. Fowler, pursuing the lead 'thus given by his Conservative col- league, said he was astounded by the extravagance of the Liberal govern- in giving, such enormous grants such valuable land It was pointed out on" the govern- that the aim was to serve the grain growing area of thc 'three prairie provinces; and that the followed bearing north- la Prairie to tend a masonic meeting to be heldjthc' natter. "Oh, ma, 1 saw two in jLethbridge on Thursday evening. mcn killing Mr! Ilamlt-y in the tan- Corporal Barschel, R, N.-AV. M. P. "cry 3'ard and they threw him in a has left for Brandon for the purpose [hole." of conveying a lunatic to the district asylum. Mr. William Shadwold, wife and child, of Dakota, have arrived from 01 Crawl Truk Pacific Meet Death at Hardisty Equally as good for hard water for soft women complain tU Mrs. Leeson calmed the child and got her to go to sleep. Next morn- j iug at the breakfast table she told the dream in detail. Several lioard- Banff where they were taking the ben-j hea.rd it, but they all laughed at efit of the hot springs, and are idea. ping at the Taber hotel. -Mr. Shad- wold is delighted with the country an4 it is his intention to locate here. He has already visited places] Hardisty, Alta., April drown- ing accident occurred yesterday at the Grand Trunk Pacific crossing of the Battle River in which four men lost their lives. The victims are: i Readman, Northampton, hard water. Sud. don't come sad too properly cleanse the dot 'ur advice to wocwn ts try Roymi CrvivB By rt'cb in cl-anafnf properties, that thoroughly cleans the 6 bars wiil Jo more work than price, but The Royal Crown, Limited, Winnipeg premiums given free W Royal Cro7-n England. T. Kirb, homesteader, Alberta. -4. Lenunans, St. Boniface, Man. I. L. Evis, Cambria, Prance. Ihe temporary bridge 'had been To a newspaper reporter Emma told her strange dream, "I i saw Mr. Ilamley-and two men in. outgoing ice, and tannery yard near the engine house Ia scow was afterwards built to ferry) in this district and expects shortly door. "One was tail man with AVOrknieri across the river. Onj to have a choice made and commence moustache, aad the other a small froni the day's work, two operations: er man with red FANATICS ARE AFRAID TO TALK whiskers. They loads across the river. Just as the third boat with six men The Taher hotel has been pretty him down and one mar stood J'13t as tbe third boat si full for the last -week or ten days, o'f ou his feet and the plunged a leavinS bank three men visitors, settlers and jknife Jn his side- Then they picked I into the to save one and an air of activity is now com- him U1J carried him around tolmuch for thfi SCOW in the swift cur- tnodious premises. m.-w" ill HIS u US I T-i _ compelled him to move to more com-! T north-easterly to the Pas, on the Sas- katchewan river, and on to Church- the most direct access from centre'of the grain growing area The land grant BRAKEMAN GETS NINE '-was made by an amendment to the f Out. April Dominion Lands Act in the early 80 s XiTrton C. P. R. brakeman, charged: and was still effective, se that p'arlia- with causing the death of Charles j ment, under the advice of thVcon- Annstrong, C. P. R. engineer, at.. servative government, which provid- Guelph Jet. on March 11, by leaving led it, and not the Liberal govern- a switch open was found guilty at I ment. which paid it on being earned, Halton assizes here this morning and! was responsible. Mr. "Fowler had sentenced to nine months imprison-1 laid stress on the fact that the Liber- without hard labor. Of Interest to Women al government had''allowed the com- pany to choose their land outside of j tract originally set apart, and in- I sisted that this was xu unwarranted j concession. But he did not mention I that, in setting aside he area from which the Hudson's Bay railway was i permitted to take its land, provision tva? made that the company should which This wa? of_ land, made by the Conservative government mencing to show itself. Visitors have every comfort at this hotel shown them by the genial proprietor, Mr. Jack Carroll ably assisted by his, amiable wife. The real estate men are commenc- ing to get busy, numerous inquiries being made for farms and homesteads, this district being noted as one of the best in Southern Alberta for farming purposes. Within the last few days Mr. H. F. Amiable has dis- posed of several choice lots and is Some time later Mrs. Leeson and the vat and threw him in. f'As he sank his hat came off. and one of the men said: "'What will we do with his-hat, it won't 'We'll hide it in the said the other and then they walked across to a pile of tan bark on "the other side of i rent-and when about midstream it swamped and threw the occupants into the water. Three men swam ashore and two_ regained the SCOAV and they resaced the third. The three re- maining men were caught in the current and drowned. Woodford There is Considerable Trouble in Getting Evidence From Some of Them the yard and took off five or six pieces Redmjm- one of the contractors, _ and put the hat aii the pile, coverinp into the water to save one it up with the bark. came up the yard and the men ran.! out oc. the road." ofthe The latter Then a doff, uiuwmujf men. -r-JT, i'caught Readm-an around the neck kept busy attending, arid replying to the riurnerous applications being made to him. The many friends of" Mr. "E- Wild- man are very pleased to learn of the great improvement of the health of his father whom he took to 'Winnipeg a short time ago for medical treat- ment when suffering from a very serious illness. Mr. Wildman, Sr. is sufficiently her daughter were at Hamley's and Emma and Rena Hamley, a girl ab- out the same age, were going up town and while going through the tannery yard Emma told her dream. She took her -to the vat and said: "Rena, ,1'li bet your pa is in there; let us get a stick and break the Ice'." But the other girl would not do it and ran, away. IJttle Ida Eeicl. another 13-year- be able to leave for his home in Fer- Sirlf far from and both sank. A few others also jumped into the ice cold water and made gallant- at- tempts tc rescue the unfortunate men. but could do nothing against the rushing river. Mr. Readman was a very promis- ing young man. His death through trying to save his fellow workmen was doubly sad through the fact that he was to be married shortly and his intended wife. Miss C. S. Minns, of Bruxton. was to sail for Canada on j not be required to take that was not fit for settlerrmt, the provision in al grants A wo mar 'amateur iitwnHolin- The Ladies' Aid Society propose having a social evening on Tuesday next McMillan's hall, a feature of the evenings entertainment being a trial by jury by a number of local amateurs. ior her J ography. as weil carried out the plan of th" parting" by company i should have its pick of the country.] The precedent was set in the case of j the Canadian Pacific. Its land ftftW' INCORPORATION j ley's, had a most peculiar dream ab- out the unfortunate man. Ida was not very well, and she died abqut" two months ago. One morning ab-j out TWO weeks after Hamley's disap- pearance she told her mother that she dreamed Hamley was dead, and j his body had been found between two piles of tan bark. Other neighbors. James FJley.' Mary and Tvfrs. A. Tyler.: shortly after Hamley went away. I dreamed that he- had met a violent Isone of thc bodies "have been re- covered: Medicine Hat Alta., April preliminary hearing whichv is bein given members of the sect known as the "Dreamers" on a charge of burn ing the house of John Lehr in t Jo sephburg district, forty miles south of here, promises to be tediou us and drawn out for a considerable length of time. It was exceedingly difficult to ge the prisoners to give evidence. When in the witness box against Frederick Neiman today their memories provec defective on certain points until the prosecution finally cornered them. Major Hodgins Makes Charges Against Government End of G: I. R Vancouver, B. C., April r r 'ad re ing collection, and ni-w mat 4. -IT j i in JLS sieaci, land onp room sheltt-r-s. _____ and throe hundred miles away j j in Northern Alberta. Following this j The mother of a recent bride de- j precedent, every subsequent grant to lermmcd to sul.stituty something less j H railway company carried the same! CANNOT SEE ANY AD- VANTAGES COMING FROM BE- ING A TOWN death. and that his body had been j ing broadly that millions of -dollar found in different places. Of course, are being wasted or stolen in the had none weeks of the dreams been told structon people would not take of the government portioi- ariy: stock in told months them, but they were annoying than the customary rice provision, and the same privilege was wherewith bride's friends might j t-xt rcised. There was no demerit in their ecstatic good wishes, j the Hudson's Bay railway constrac- asked the florist to save her the {tion that would have justified the gov- petals of all his left over roses. She ernmerit in changing the terms bought simply and pretty little corded other enterprises. Another "baskets, and, after -ihc wedding, notable instance of land distant from thcso. filled with rose petals, j the railway aided, being given was hart j that of tho Manitoba and South-West- Coleman. April a 10 the younjr :os much, fun and a more romantic j era, a part of whose grant was taken and fragrant lime with them than i in the- country north of Lethbridge. rice. In scarcely any cases, in fact, -------i _ .f grants, in aid of railways by the Con- "Cynics and philosophers held ft'rvatlve ihe vain wconan up to ridicule and! .scorn, but every woman uho has to face the world and expects her fair! the Hudson's Bay railway fore his body was discovered. do you think of it? general i it fs a most peculiar thing that m fv uiuv one of several that Tuesday evening the question of in- contained ,vater, ,vas not searched corporation, which has been freely discussed on the streets for some meeting of Board of Trade on i this vat. the oniv time past, was brought up. A fairly good representation of the Board was present, the chairman Mr. Benedict, presiding. Nothing towards the much to be desired end was accom- Ihe the Grand Trunk Pacific Eaihvay Major A. E. Hodgins, C. E., has is before anyone knew j sued a letter, the object or which i what had become of Hamley -and be- I to secure an administrative investiga What j tion. Major Hodgins is now a resi dent of Victoria. His is a son of Judge Hodgins o Toronto, a .Liberal who recently de manded an investigation .by the gov Other places around the tannery were ernment to enquire into the searched; but this particular vat was'for ton's' removal from office. not. Previously a building covered the vats, but it burned down last year and was not rebuilt. The body was on its hands and ,acM spirit s knees when and after one of the hotel proprietors. found, wav entered the yard from the Mill street u. -thing which he was never Major. Hodgins, who came to Canada three years ago after serving on the staff of Sir Percy Girouard. in Africa, was appointed district engineer in charge of the four hundred mile sec- tion east of Winnipeg.' Last 'October he was dismissed. He appealed to government, was the land woald pay if we were incorporated, taken along the line ot railway. As [after he had declared his decided out_by T. A. Burrows, ol position to the movement, being who at present pays a license U ia known to do. There were only three i vestigation so far has been proposed. Premier Laurier but he says no in- shan- y committed suicide or was >y falling mlo it, he could easily have climbed out. Haynes. the mahappr of the oo-ope uullt-vrho supported the measure fairlv and the TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Brack, American preventative THREE .HUNDRED MEN GIVEN was-drowned at -Port Francis, AND HAPPY to tliat already provided, been constructed Frank. April 16.-A large number constructed; the same step and subsequently Summitt remained to be built about 480. miles. I The recent rock slide in a deep ra- vine near Campbell Creek, near Kam- Joops. B.C., uncovered a fourteen 01 A. A. M. [foot seam of bituminous coal. The first witness was Christisian .bear, -Tvife-or was destroyed by fire. Her evidence corroborated that of her husband r regarding the narrow escape they had from, death all having to leave the house by the windows. She stated in addition that the v prisoner had told her during the winter that if the devil set fire to the place stupid peo- ple will lay th.e blame to the Dream- ers. Mrs. Schneider a neighbor, gave evidence of a sensational nature con- had to pay to settle. went to god Jacob Kerkle Vho him that he should tekc-revenge. dt1 v was discussed at a meeting, of the 1 Dreamers and it was decided" that 7 when -his wife werejairiyv the family and the house were to-be-! i'V; destroyed" by fire Jfeinian "was '-to 7'" do it. He afterwards burned barns and cattle using coal-oiL could get no oil to start i the house and besides to go too close as: a light, kept there on account" of sicloiess' ia T _ house. There was 'snow on f tHe. j ground and he had" to be -careful keep off it. Meyers, she stated always" v; earied fire arms his personi "J Albert Keiman aason, being called to the standf stated he could thing about the Dreamers as he had not yet been and did dream, although he attended, 1 He was excluded Vheh were_beuigj related. Otto-'ep.- other stated that- "the? preT vious -witness was" not excluded iroml any part of the meetings. -'c Medicine .Hat. April iriai of the Dreamers wtting- fire to "Jacob Ijehr's Josephsburg-, D. G. c 'or :Lehr, read the following which Ms client 'had received from' iie From God Jacob to Satan. Thou- enemy of wilt destroy- od. Yes, a clear thou> Lamb and with the Lamb" thou figttt7 est. Therefore, shouldst the" cemy of God, be no more'., am. Eevelations chap, 17, versed 14.' There stands written "H6 is I, God Jacob. Isiah 2nd chapter erse 3rd. Yfesj so it >avid has God 'therefore ell thou Satan, did I not provoke" for" U, what thou needest foe low dost thou reward God? There- cerning the beliefs of the Dreamers, fore thou slialt. beginning- from today She at one time had been a member of the congregation. She stated that the sect believed in destroying all who were not members of their church and executing their dreams provid- ing they were not found out- by the government. At the meetings they discussed the best methods of carry- ing out the idpas. She told a tale of an offense committed against the law by the prisoner which thrilled the crowd. Against the rules of the or- der Weiman had purchased goods at an auction sale for which he save a note for sixty dollars. To rectify his mistake he asked George Meyers who held the note for it and said he would pay it immediately. Meyers ptoduced the note, and Weiman tore t up. He was arrested for this and know that .1 will destroy thee, enemy of God. Tlead tr> judge. Him. too, I -will destroy. I.' the God of _ Jacob- BEVEXGE Mr. White asked one of the witness- es if the Dreamers had any other pe- culiar beliefs. The reply was "Yesr. they 'call lawyers lawyer "devils" and it caused great laughter. WANT MORE POLICE Frank, April meeting of all the village councils in The Pass is being arranged with a view to peti- tioning the government to provide more men for the police detachments- of the district. Miss Edith Marion Patch, who is G. K. McCraney seconded by Hr. J. G. Turriff, .'that "In the working for a Ph. degree at Cor-, of thif> House the Govern- ncll'University, i.s entomologist for1 .the Maim1 stnt'1 experimental station, on acc0unt of rapid Western Canada and fnnd in connection with her college J continuod inadequacy of existing uork is engaged in researches to id traite'WI taiion facilities, take early the vegetable parasites under towards thc instruction of a Fort Churchill on Hud- towns -hat hav> tTTearn of i, to learn of the benefits that of Frank last nfcht by Imperial Hotel come to them. By the time answers 1 1 owning spent. have come it is to be hoped that this' D -ill been A supper was j Sergeant T.loyd, an officer at Wolse an enjoyable [shortly after one o'clock this morn- ling by an unknown sc-ldier, who is to hav Tion of the citizens of Coleman and (last night, these steps will be taken to start her on the; .era of prosperity that is sure investigation by the Maine station. is at-present "laboring to. protect railway to son's Bav. the potato, hut in time will ex-tend R" Tl Borden.' leader Of the Opposi- Ix-r fe-ld to pursue the parasites that i tion' appl.-s and poultry. At the to Thc the government for not the project for- Piles are easily and._quickly checked with Dr. Shoop's Magic Oinment. mine- belonging to the I Muttering "Die, in a strang- Collieries opened up yesterday, ling voice, and sawitiR at his throat with a razor, Pierson Itunthorn of Gt'io Pacific Ave.. Winnipeg, was found Some 300 miners havn gone to work. Thc custom returns of Frank for the year just ended on the 15th inst. was as follows. Good entered and investigations value. Yi woman gets prompt and lasting help by using Dr. Shoop's Night'Cure. iCHfi soothing, healir.g. antiseptic suppositories with full information liow u> proceed are interestingly told 01 in my book "No. 4 For Tho book and strictly confidential UHhcal advice is entirely free. Sim- Jy write Dr. Racino, Wis. for by 'book No. .4. 'Sold by all dealers. [Maine station it is believed that her ward: and said he had no doubt that prove of much Promise .of consideration, made last year, would be repeated this, and with no more result. The Hon. Frank Oliver, in the ab- sence of the Prime Minister, explain- ed that, when trie matter %vas up last year, the Prime Minister expressed the hope to make an auouncement before the close of the session, but, having been called: away to England he was unable to do so. The subject was now under the consideration of the To prove it I will a smai] trial Pamil Post, par- box-as a convincing test.. Simply ad dress Dr. .Shoop, Racine, Wis. I surely would not send it. free .unless I was certain that Dr.. Shoop's Magic Ointment would stand the test. Re- eels, 1524. Mr. Gebo, fonne-rly manager of the 0. A. Co.'s mine, is expected in Frank on the 24th inst. He has been in France and it is rumored that the in his rooms at 3.15 this on the verge of death. Richard Street, an Oakviile basnet is hovering between life death in the general hospital in To- ronto as a result of a bullet wound receivcdwhilo, resisting arrest an a charge of alleged attempt to assault it is made expressly alone for !LilJc of has out w____......... _ painful, bleeding or itching !tJlc Frank interest and Mr. Gebo, j.a five yon r old girl at Oakviliy. piles, either external or he arrivcs' wil1 open it up. Where Shaking is Respectable A Draft off furnact dome, with no other assistance, is powerless to cost-come the dust nuisance in sticking time. Only surplus dust rises itself above the fire.- 6reat bulk dtsctnds into ash-pit, and untess'legiti- matt outlet is therein provided, dust will eicapt through ash -door and Into operator'! face. In "Sunshine" Furnace the legitimate dust outlet is pro- vided. It's a great big dust- pipe running straight from ash-pit to dome, thence to chimney. When big pipe damper is opened, all dust in ash-pit ascends to dome; then, when direct drafts are opened, all dust passes up chimney. Large jar 50c. Sold by all druggists. to make a definite anouncement dur- ing the present session. The motion of Mr. McCranoy carri- government again, and it was hoped led without division. The Frank mine .'has 'been closed for the last three months. The miners are anxiously waiting for something' to turn up. The International Coal Coke Co. have shut down today, beinff short of cary ChaM. March, second vice-president of the Brotherhood of Painters and Decorators of America, died Jn Mon- treal aged 57. Jj'c was first presi- dent of Dominion Trades and Labor Congress and was once a candidate jl'or Parliament. the clean and quick dust route in "Sunshine" furnace oia grate, to pan, to dust pipe, to dome, to chimney, to optn air. LONDON TORONTO MONTREAL WINNIPEG Write to us for "Sunshine" testimonials received from your own townspeople. VANCOUVER ST. JOHN, N.B. HAMILTON 1 The McKeown-Hick Hardware Co., ;