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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1909 Daily Herald SULTAN LOSE HIS LIFE JSTew York, April Britt, I manager of Stanley Ketchell and Battling Nelson, the lightweight champion, was found unconscious in a doorway of a. 'house on Fourteenth street early toJay ankl was removed to St. Vincent's hospital, where it was said that his condition is "ser- ious. Several poison tablets were found in a bottle in Britt's pocket. The physicians for some time I over Britt but were unable to restore j him to consciousness. .Britt with his wife and baby have been in New London, April 30.-A local nws. .York for a month. -He came here to paper agency today published a cie- a match between Ketchell sp'atch from Salonika saying it hag- and Johnson. been officially announced there that LIQUOR MEN AND THE RICH A Court Martial May) Deal With Former Monarch MUST MEET THE DEFICIT Lloyd George's Budget Announces Increased Taxation For Certain Classes In Great Britain Much Criticism Offered Plenty Of Beds For All o GIRL CAN BE SERVED Toronto, April District Court decided this morning that the warrant issued by Coroner Anderson of Hamilton for the arrest of Flor- ence Kinrade was legal and mav be served at any time. BANDITS HOLD UP A FAST TRAIN Abdul Hamid, deposed Sultan o Turkey is to be tried before a consti tutional court martial and that it generally believed that sentence death will be passed on him. Constantinople, April con stitutionalists have lost no time bringing the conspirators' in the re- cent uprising to trial. The military court sitting in the war office today condemned aibout 250 prisoners to death and they were executed. Nedin Pasha, the second Eunich of the palace was hanged a.t dawn on the Galata bridge and his body was vie by thousands the "early morning hours. The National Assembly which met todao' under the presidency of Said Pasha, decided that, the Sultan Mo- hammed V. should take the oath to the constitution within a week. The assembly also approved of the deport- ation of Abdul Hamid to Salonika. It is not expected-that the new cabin- et will be completed before Satur- day. The Government lias decided to send a commission to Adana to try by court-martial the instigators of the massacres and the commission SCr Junction' April 30 is authorized to act with the utmost late last nigh SPVeritv held mi nrvri rnhVior) r. TI_ It is alleged that the chief author of the recent mutiny were Abdul j Hamid's favorite son, Prince Moham- med Burdan Eddine, Rear -Admiral Said Pasha, son of Kiamil Pasha, the former grand' vizer and Nadier Pa- sha, who were engaged for a long time prior to the .rising in corrupt- London, April wealth and liquor business which the is popularly called, in the Liberal Government's budget presented in House of Commons today, by Lloyd George are made to bear the burden of the de- ficit of the year, incurred by the old age pensions and the race with Took Charge Of Loco motive and Are Still Free ing. the troops, fled. The two former have Asrii Bri, inspector .general of the Salonika police, whrt charged with the transport of the former Sul- tan to Salonika, relates that when he held up and robbed a -Northern Pa cific passenger tram three miles east of this place. The roVbsrs cut the engine and one mail car from thc train, shot twice at the fireman, Or- dering him from the engine, put a re- volver to Engineer Whittellesey's head and compelled him to send his engine ahead. The rear bandit took the place of the fireman and as they passed through Hauser Junction he was throwing coal into the fire box in an experienced manner. This, to- gether with the fact that there were the markers on the "rear and that the arrived at the palace, at one o'clock jengmc crew disregarded signals, in the morning, he found Abdul Ham- iCaused the telegraph operator at the id in a large salon, which was ilium- station to suspect that it was inated as for a gala occasion. This was because Abdul Hamid .dreads darkness. He has always been in fear of assassination. He sat alone with the exception of two Eunichs, in a corner in the same negligee at- tire as on the previous day, when, the asesembly notified, him of deposition. Upon being informed that'he must depart, he beseechingly appealed not to be taken to Salonika. He wanted to go to the Cheraghan Palace.' TTirid- ing his supplications in vain, he re- signed himself to his He en- tered the carriage in a man- ner; and spoke not another word. At the station he appeared to be stun- ned by fear and was obliged to steady himself by grasping the railing lead- ing to the Salon, which by the irony of .fate was .a splendid carriage bear- hold-up and he notified the train'des- patcher -in Spokane to that effect Officials in Spokane and Rathdu promptly were informed, and whil the mail car was being robbed late at a point between Trent and Yard ley, posses -were forming on 'eithe side of the bandits to overhaul them The engine and mail car ran by th signals in Trent, ten miles east o Spokane and had not appeared i Yardley up to the time of writing. many for dreadnaughts. "Socialism and the wealthy cJ asses already are crying, and a.few are clutching at the hope- the House of Lords, which rep- resents these classes may thjow out he budget entirely, but this'is im-! probable. Increased income tax, death and state legacies duties, a tax of 20d. on future increases in the.value of lands due to the enterprise of roads and stamp taxes on sales of property are the principal levies upon wealth. The Government gets its revenue for the rejection recently by the Lords, of its licensing bill, by in- creasing the taxes on some classes of public houses and the customs ex- cise duties on spirits. A tax of 3d. on the pound oh sales of tobacco- also is imposed and this is likely to an- :agonize both the liquor interests and -he working men. On the other hand, tne latter are expenditures for a the promise of an industrial as well as the satisfaction of know- ing that the rich are to car-y thur share of the load. The first cjtmne.iis of members of both part'w indicate astonishment at the number and sweeping nature of change in the country's financial syteai. budget ever intro- Sic Frederick George Barn- EVANS TAKES CHARGE OF placated by provisions made for la- CONDUCT AGAINST UCENSELAW Operators and May Meet Again Men Celeman Hotelkeeper Rented All Of Hotel Except the Bar (Special to The Herald.) Fernie. April district board of district IS, U. M. W. of are in session here and "it is stated that President "Sherman is retiring account of continued ill health, and that the- meeting of the board is for the purpose of selecting a man to j take .-bis This may mean ai change in the aspect of affairs which i wilLbring about .a a-i resumption of '..workf- 1 -Later. Vice-President R. -Evans.! has been made acting president dur- ing the illness of Sherman, and a j meeting .with-the operators will be, held tomorrow. i bury termed it 'during the course of a speech, in which he'declared that the new budget included every fad on.the face of the earth. Austin Chamberlain denounced it for imposing so large a proportion of the nation's burdens on a few peo- ple by different devices. Jolin Eedmond, leader of the Irish party asserted that the whiskey tax imposed another burden on Ireland, which the Nationalists would resist by every means. The increased tax on tobacco, he declared, would b.; a creul hardship to the p- o-- of Ire- land. The delivery of the budget speech j'was marked by an unprecedented in- cident. After speaking for hours Jthe Chancellor of the Exchequer showed evident signs of exhaustion but pluckily declined Premier As- quith's whispered suggestion that he take a rest. afterwards, how- ever, his voice growing continually weaker, the chancellor was obliged to ask the indulgence of the House, which' adjourned for half an hour. On resumption of his speech, Mr. Lloyd George showed decided im- provement, but when he finished hi- sank into his seat greatly overcome by the unusual strain. Aid. David KiCg writes to The Herald Your paragraph, "Sleeping places still hard to in last night's papyr is very misleading. a matter of fact the council and the board of trade ia conjunction, have made it easy for u comfortable bed to be obtained at any hour of the night. That something is wrong somewhere is evidenced by the fact that 30 beds have been at the dis- posal of transients and others since April 22, and the largest number let in any one night has been eight. No one need be sent town or al- lowed to walk the street all night, MANY LIVES LOST IN THE SOUTH Tornado Plays Havoc Snowstorm Was General _ Atlanta, Ga., April if they take advantage of the accom-i23 and 30 Persons are dead in raodation provided at trouble. little j' Mississippi and Arkansas and scores of injured were the tolls last night of a series of tornadoes in ROOSEVELT AFTER A LION (these states. Although more fatal to Nairioba, British East Africa, April than the northern storms, .the Koosevelt is about to southern tornadoes each covered leave the ranch of Sir Alired Pease on! small area of a few acres or at most the Athi river for a point in the Mau Hills, near Machakos, a. few square miles. They struck at SALOON MAN FIXED THE POLICE And He Also Gave j Check To Montreal Alderman FOUND DEAD IN A SHACK ing his own monogram, which he himself had ordered built but had only ridden in once during a short trip which gave him a hatred for railways. FOUR CHILDREN LOST LIVES Glace Bay, N; S. April children ;of Stephen McAskill of No. 4 Colliery were burned to death this morning in a fire which destroyed thair home. ranged from five to-fourteen, years. The House caught fire while all the occupants were asleep and the remainder of the family had a narrow escape! A THE WINNIPEG MURDER Winnipeg, Man., April the inquest on Mrs. .James who was murdered on Dominion street, a week ago, failed to produce the prom- ised sensations but it is more ap- parent than ever tha't the police have soine important, evidence they axe holding back. examination 'tonight of five unimportant witnesses who threw no light on the subject, an adjourn- ment was made until Tuesday next. "Dandy Dick" Made Gooc In ihe Supreme Court yesterday af- ternoon before Mr. Justice Stuart, the-; case of Hill vs. Spraid, was tried. There were two actions, one on a promissory note aor and the other for in. pursuance of au agreement fort sale >of land. After The farce in three, acts "Dandy put on at the Lyceum last night by Mr. R. Hincks' ama twelve year old boy broke a window teur performers, is an enjoyable play and placed two younger childrei beyond danger sustaining slight in juries himself by jumping for his life. Rutherford May Get It Ottawa, Ont., April is a probability of Dr. J. G. Rutherford, veterinary director general for the Dominion, suceeding late Hon. Thom- as Greenway on "the Dominion Board of Railway Oommissioners. Dr. Ru- therford is former member of Parlia- ment for Macdonald, Manitoba, and before appointment to his present position, resided at Portage la Prai- rie.. A cablegram announcing that order has rcsCo'red in Hadjin and Ad- ana in Asia Minor, wr.s received from Rev. W. W. Poet, treasurer of the American of Commissioners for foreign missions in Constantin- ople at the American hoard's head- quarters in Boston. and one of all round excellence. The patronage was excellent, also the frequent applause testified to thc high place the performers gained in the regard of the audience. one-act could be said to be .of outstanding merit as all were- equal- ly pleasing and the actors equally at home inVall. Taken a whole the play is an ambitious effort for amateurs, but the public need have no fear of breaks or slips as every one in thc cast perfect, and the staging s under Mr. Hincks' won _such legitimate direction, who praise in the taging of "Sweet Lavender" in January. The Dean" had the sympathy of his audience from the commencement of he first act. and heW it throughout. Miss Kings in the role considerable argument, His Lordship decided that both actions should be consolidated and that -the plaintiff should amend his statement- of claim, and this was done. The defendant then objected to going on with the trial as a new statement of defence i might be necessary. The case was inally adjourned to be again spoken :o on Saturday. C. F. P.'.Conybeare or W. C. Simmons for de- endant. This, morning the case was that of 1 Meat Market of Coleman ey proprietor of 'the Grand Union lotel of the same town for the sum of 438 for meat claimed to have been sold, and delivered. The. defence set p that Manley had leased the din- and bed 'rooms of the Grand Union Hotel to "one Nicholson who had 'ordered the goods, is Lordship b: d. ordered the goods. His Xordship leasing the dining room and. bed- Sad Closing To Life Of Young Slav At Fernie j Montreal, ApVil ses- j sion of civic investigation was devot- jed to further investigations of the charges made against saloon men of evading the law on payment of costs to secure the dismissal being ordered ;by Chief of Police Campeau, by whom the charges were laid. The star of the day was P. J. Cavana.ugh. He took the stand in the morning ami told, of widely scattered points at j throughout yesterday afternoon and j last night. The death list up to this writing is as follows Young Crossing, Term., five; Me- dina, Tenn.. two Horn 112; Forest City. Ark., two; West j Marion, Ark., one. j During the night telegraph wires jwent down all over the south with' exception of the South Atlantic States. On both sides of the Missis- for hundreds of miles it "was a most threatening night with here and j there a puff of wind which knocked trees over and which isolated many sections of the south for house from j communication even with the neigh- 'boring communities. Chicago, April storm j which seemed to be j almost the entire apparent- jly has broken all records in, number and variety of freakish atmospheric hail, lightning, flyod, names phenomena being features, there have among thousands: of f (Special to The oi' his men pipes lernie. April 29.-A young Slav. I been told FREIGHT .LEFT TRACK j (Special to the Herald.) Taber, April half past; five this morning, an extra freight' _ ..O I ----JT- ran. off.-the track in the.named Jacob Zuble, about 18 Taber yard at a switch. Seven cars'old, was found dead in a were piled up and some of them were the hill near the cemetery, across the badly broken up. No one was injur-' track, this morning. His cornpan- ed. The wrecking crew came reported the death 'to the police from Lethbridge and cleared the and Constable Johnston of the pro- track sufficiently to allow trains to vincial. police, in company with Cor- get past in. about five hours. atChristmas. low PHONE COMPANY of the this saow fell'; ihere.'-but the-- 'dM no more whiten ground.'well when aa-hour later ;iit a turned into fine rain and the tem- his sa- perature, which ;he pro- 31 degrees abov< Piqua, Ohio, April SLZj? in this region today: ;oner Bleasdell, went up .to the shack T es J e that Aid. extends through j to investigate. They found the '51? UnseatedL by Great damage was done in'the I ,f i t-HC CQUXC -ufl.v WAG M-IOIT- f of the young man lying on a rough'man of thf% finfl J y' CJiair Plclua, Sidney, Houston, Fletcher, jbunk in. the shack where he had been ffi 'ommrttee, and St. Paris Elirkwood. No los. b jliving with eight or ten companions, -ported. of r days but had cen up and j around most of the time. Yesterday Alberta Hay Soon Be Able Spokane I and had lain down on the bunk, j where he died in about a half hour. j Coroner Bloasdell ordered the body j taken to Scott's undertaking rooms -declared he had 'saw getting rid of him. He had hart ;ed. uothinfi to do with the other rooms as such an act-is contrary to the spirit of the Liquor License" Or- dinance in that every hotel must be in a position to supply meals- and beds when required and intimated !Q7the (Special to The Herald.) Fernie, B. C., April E i Jr. Ander- chief t dismiss the chances made the examination, pro- jnounced it a case of pneumonia. The j young man came from Southern Rus- jsia and had been in this country about a year. Beattie, of Cranbrook, been town all day in company with Supt Quain, of the Kootenay jtelephon Beattie is presiden T that his sympathy was with-the plain- tiff. Judgment was reserved. His with a representative of the press lease which were that the lessee east s Lordship remarked thftfthe that tho company were push tor kept control of the bar MVwi J the most remunerative part of the business and expressed a little sur- prise at the terms of the alleged west, and that connections would be made with the Alberta gov- ernment lines at Crow's Nest, and with the Spokane system at the in- to have the use of the. dining room and furniture, the kitchen and ail all bed rooms arid return for boarding and afterwards two of the help employed by the hotel. W. C. Ives or plaintiff. Colin Macleod, of Mac- end; for defendant. was tar-national boundary, and with Nel- son during the summer. In this con- ana Tidnion, is perfect and her man- ier is so versatile that she simply carries her hearers with her in every scene. Her role is that of the true English sportswoman who enjoys sport from the pure love of it. and her appearance is "fit" in the ex- treme, Salome and TIMBER CASE SETTLEMENT The famous timber deal case in hieh several local capitalists brought uit against, 0. 17. Macmicking and Vm. Colpman for the recovery of in on the deal, has ended by Win. Colpman paying interest and all the action. f three hundred miles 01 wire and were pushing the erection of poles as rapidly as weather cc ditions would permit. tram, who put his xvhole soul into the spirit of the piece. Every part is good and Dandy Dick is a play that will hold any aud- HOLLAND iS HAPPY The Hague, April the Queen of the Netherlands, gave birth to a daughter this morning. Tho condition of her Majesty most sat- isfactory. The infant Princess is do- ing well and Holland fs celebrating the happy event from one end. .to and satisfaction such as seldom be- fore have been witnessed on the part of this people. LONDON I-S IN THE DARK Strike Affects Moose Jaw Moose -t April ao.-ata Times face to yesterday on "White nothing definite has beentearn- A ferocious storm is raging to- I day over the upper lake region and jit may prevent any boats getting I down from White Fish Bay today. ;If po there may be no confirmation of jthe boat's identity nor jtails o' the accident received for hours. Blinding snow acccanpanied I the gale which is blowina-. Montreal, April storm which swept Western and Cent- ral Ontario yesterday, reached ttd' Montreal'this morn- Canadian government to send the city aild the Frederick Borden and Hon L P ll secure a- Brodcur. to London to discuss with ThC being British authorities the best iously inconvenienced t'or lack of coaliietLCe been while in others accompanied by a wind. Much incohyen- in Montreal the strength of the imperial navy. It i poses. Moreover, steam ploughing 1hold time- is not expected in official circles fow the fields the Canadian ministers will visit London until after the close of the present session of Parliament., al- hough the importance of the naval question' is appreciated. 11 3 The New Urunswick Legislature prorogued last S-heba, the Dean', ience from the to daughters arc splendid as is Sir Tris- 'end I ff (Vote in night. A bill was off the non-resident Tohn county. BASEBALL Northwestern At Scat 2 ft 9 2. .At 6 anft 372. At aticouver 133. At !1 15 0 Baltimore 6 U 4. National At 5 8 5; Cin- cinnati 4 il 4. (Second) Cincinnati 3 5 0; Chicago 251. unable to make a start because of no coal. The reason for the famine is the refusal of the head office of the United Mine Workers' Federation to sign the agreement and allow the men to go back to work, although the agreement appears satisfactory I to the miners as a body. The west Belly River Takes a Drop The waters in the Belly River j looks to the department of labor at subsided and the twenty-inch rise of j Ottawa to intervene between a few days ago has gone. The to thc dispute, and protect j from Ashcroffs mine are fording tho j par ties to the dispute and protect 'river and delivering coal in the Spo- Lhc Pete's interests: While the ,rf-j To The Herald, Mr. Ashcroft .tat- fecte of a coal miners' strike are not jed that if ho had to haul coat .so serious as in early or winter, it-is jamund by the traffic bridge he wouW still a very serious matter, entailing i have to raise the price of-coal much fuiancml loss, mconvesdcncc' for the extra tcainla-v'-He r and discomfort to thc people, increase would not be very great serious enough to call for govern-' possibly fifty or seventy-five cents icent intervention. j 640; At Boston- York 474. American -Boston 10 New K. 0, Victorla. and son of the Jiy, of 000 milt. I'roir- c V v y C. E. Vernon, of Vancouver and Vic- Sheffield, Poland, for 5 toria, fit tke C. T'. whil. in dock. ;