Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
Provincial Library Daily Herald LETKB R ALT A., RDA Y, AUGUST 1, 1908. NO. 196. DISCIPLINED A DOCTOR IN PASS Lord Strathcona Winter Wheat Up 3 Inches Dr. Btcktel Cannot Practice His Profession Any lore Frank, Aug. Paper says: Dr. A. J. Bechtel of .Lille will a? longer be able to practice medicine in Alberta if the finding of the cot.- mittce of discipline nf the ''Vancouver, B. 0., July Strathcona, high commissioner of Canada in England has signified his intention "of being present at the New Westminster exhibition in September in response to the invitation of Ma yor Keary. He will take a promine-it part in the Fraser centennial celebra. case was not serious the doctors de_ The harvesting of the wheat crop the district. now in full swing, as a trip through tbe country at the present would indicate. That there will !e a L'.rye acreage i.s generally concedeil. and in some cases a record yield will be pro- duced. Farmers are displaying great activity, both cutting and seeding being carried on at the .same time. The soil seems to be most respon- sive in some localities. Without the aid of irrigation, full wheat sown on the farm uf A. L. Foster on the 2'5rd TWENTY-ONE MINERS ARE SAFE M E! Innocent Man Has Close Shave Another Block FRIGHTENED CHINK. TO DEATH Toronto, Aug. of an opera tion for appendicitis caused the death of Wong Yon, a young 'Chinaman, yesterday, who was brought to the hospital Wednesday and-although JusL a wcelc ugo, is up in places three inches. Mr. Foster expects to cided to operate. He was informed have 700 acres of fall wheat in by of Physicians and Surgeons is uphold Ly the college. Dr. Beclitel wax tried before the committee .at ttluinoorc Tuesday on a charge of unprofession- al conduct and the council of trie college was to erase his name from the register which means that Ur. Bechtel is debarred from practicing in this province .iu future. The trial of Dr. Bechtel grew out of differences that have existed at Lille for a long time. Last winter Dr. O'Hagan wished to take a vaca- tion and secured the services of Dr. Bechtel to look after hia practice as contract physician ami surgeon for the Lille miners' union. When Dr. .O'Ha- gan returned he' forand trouble in the camp and from that time to. the pre- sent there has been a determined ef- fort on the part of a portion of the people to turn him out .and retain Dr. Bechtel while another section, of the population has fought-just as de- terminedly to retain. Dr. O'Hagan. One election was held in which. IX1. O'Hagan received -a majority jot the votes and was given, a renewed con- tract but "subsequently another act- ing chose Dr. Bechtel as the camp doctor. Dr. O'Hagan maintained that Bechtel acted unprofessionally dur- ing his absence by endeavoring to undermine him and thereby secure his practice and he accordingly filed charges against Dr. Bechtc! wltfc the College of physicians and Surgeons which lias Jurisdiction over .medical .''.affairs'in the province. The trial was set for Tuesday at Blairmore and in the meantime other .charges were preferred by Dr. wood of Coleman charging similar of the doctor's intention and was much terrified. Everything wus clow- to quiet him but he expired a few hours after hearing the news. POLITICS IN OTTAWA Ottawa, July Liberals meet in convention August 11. It is understood Stewart and Caron, sitting jnembers will be posed in the convention, the'former by Frascr, K. C., and the lat- ter by Dr. Chevrwr and Auguste Lemieux. the close of harvest and hi by the fall. His acreage this year, am- ounts to 500 fall wheat ami 300 spring, 200 "of the former being al- ready cut. The theory of dry-fann- ing is fully demonstrated en >Ir. Fos tor's farm. A patch of wheat sown a bushel to the acre shows tei straws to the root while one so'.vn to half that quantity averages 81 the head's of the latter- being twice the size of the former, the ad vantage being in favor of thinnei seeding ten to one. CELESTIAL KILLS HIS BROTHER Three Still Left in Mine at Coal Creek--One Known to be Dead Murder Committed At Blairmore China- man Shoots His. Brother Gave Himself Up To the Police B. train has just arrived from'..the scvne of the accident at Coal Creek uinl brought down, with it J, another of the entombed men-; which makes 21 who liavc been rescued 115) t'> mid night, alive. Caldwell is alive hopes are entertained for his recov.-ry, but he is very much owing to bo_ ing so long lie 1ms take.n to the hospital iuxl everything done for him. -'J There are still threl men in the mines, Fank, Powell and A. Hitchnoiigh: vjTh first nion. tioned has been reacoeil and found dead but it ..will be Riorum" before he- can be taken out- as heavy rock and coal covers his! Tho other two; men I'owell and Hitchnough seem .doomed as they were iiaw men-in and no doubt have to the deep, not kno-.ving the mine. Winnipeg, Aug. Tollman, the innocent victim of an astonish- ing chain of circumstances connect ing him with a si-ries.of assaults on women iu the Wi-llingUm Cresceni district, was exom rated before Judge this morning and aH p reparation made by the crown au- thorities. At the same moment Al (red Wood, was being given a peni- tentiary sentence by Magistrate Daiy, which carried with it the lash on a plea of guilty to the offenses which Tollman v.-as under heavy bonds to tnswor for. The two court incidents this morn- nj? is a dramatic climax of one- of lie most extraordinary cases in the innnl.s of local criminal juriaprud. nee and the horror of the whole af air is that an innocent man has not only been subjected to an awful or- deal, but he escaped by the est margin from suffering what Wood s now receiving. Tollman closely resembled Wood and was arrested some time ago and committed for trial. Other assaults, lowever, occurred and Wood was jaught red handed two days ago. He was identified by several women whom he had" attacked and inside a To Be Built A Chinaman, Wing Mali Chang, has taken out a permit to build a two storey brick store, 25 x 45, on the south Bide of Ford St., next to the Sing Koe laundry. It is estimated to cost and is being built by iitOo. kVuu ntal'ts Work Ofi it on Monday. CITY IS NOT GETTING WATER (Special to the Herald) Alta., July quarrel took place at Blairmore, two miles from Frank in a Chinese laundry be- tween two brothers, Sing Lee by name. While -one" was getting his meal the other procured a heavy calibre six-shooter and fired six times at his victim killing him in- stantly. He 'reloaded and -fired at hirn again and then dropped the re- volver by his side and sat down' on a chair and waited for Sergeant Has- let t, of-the R. N. W. M. P.. who was telephoned for. When handcuffed, the slayer was conveyed to Prank Barracks arid locked up. Coroner Desney of Col man w.is summoned and .will hold an inquest tomorrow. LORD ROBERT'S.PLANS Montreal, Aug. Roberts' plans are .still uncertain. He was to HOT IN MONTANA Hc-lena, Mnnt., Aug. of die weather directory., last .night rc- on the part of Dr. aind it was oh this charge that the trial was held and conviction ren- dered. The trial was held at the Cosmopo litan hotel. The Committee was com- posed of Drs. Kennedy of Maeieod, Mewburn of Lethbridge, Simpson of Lacombe and Hodson of Strathconu.; The principal -witness was perature of G hihest 103. jvsterday. record in the This countrv. have Ottawa" this mnrning, ported Mills City to have a tern but postponed the tomor.' row, Sunday, morning. .He will go direct to Government House and-then it will be decided whether ho "srill then 20 as far west as Toronto. HOT TIME AT A POLTTICAL MEETING clean confession. SAO CASE IN TORONTO Toronto .July McGill, 13 years old, was taken to the hos- pital yesterday suffering from hydro phobia. The disease developed sud- denly Tuesday night when without warning the .boy suddenly started barking like a dog arid tried to bit.- his mother and sister. About six months ago the boy was bitten by a dog and apparently with no serious results and the first symptoms shew od Tuesday night. The doctor at the hospital declares there is some symp- toms of hydrophobia. LIEUT. GOV. OF QUEBEC Quebec, Aug. is rumored here that Sir C. A. Pelletier, former speaker of the Senate will resign his judgeship in September next to sue ceed Lieutenant Governor Jette. As Agreed When Bonus Was Gven the A.R. I. Company the lack of water, that the irrigation MR. WES' CHARGE EXPLODED School Books For Alberta Are Not Being Printed In An Unfair Office As He De- clared At Labor Meeting There v.-as one death and one pros- tration at Butte where the tempera ture was 94. Mr. Preston Will Not Have Chance Joyce of Fernie, prominent in miners union circles, who testified that .'Jr. Bechtel endeavored to induce him. -to tise his influence with the miners of Coleman to oust Dr. Westwood" and give him (Bechtel) the contract, for which he agreed to pay lilxjrally. Ofiicers of the Coleman union testi- fied to having; been approached by Bechtel with a view to securing the Coleman contract and letters, receiv- ed by the union officers, from Dr. Rechtel -arero introduced as evidence. Dr. Bechtel testified in his own be- half to the effect that he had heard there was dissatisfaction with Dr. Westwood and presuming there would a change of physicians, had asked .Joyce in a perfectly proper manner, as he considered, to use his New York. July Socialist- labor party was astonished today by the, announcement from the headquar- ters of the national legislative com- mittee that Jf. "R. Preston now serv- ing" sentence for murder, .who was nominated as tlic-ir candidate for president has definitely refused to accept. A1 council was hastily called and August Gillhaus an engineer of this city was nominated for president "Proxy" for Preston. Gilihaus has agreed to let Preston selocc the cab inct if he is elected. event a change lie also admitted influence in the should he made, seeing the union officials but was then told the difficulty had been settled, that everything was satisfac- tory and thnt there would be no change. He made no further effort thereafter. At the conclusion of the Westwood case, the charge preferred by Dr. O'- Ilagan was withdrawn and the com- mittee rendered decision on the West- wood case, directing the council of the college to cruse the name of Dr. Bechtel from the register. Attorncv E. I'. McXcill of Macleod TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Nicholson, near Kingston hanged himself. He was 77 years old. The government will not appoin tho civil service and additional rai' way commissioners for a week or so Serious Charges Made at Regina Against Tory Candidate CITY MARKET OPENS TODAY The Lethbridge City .Market will Hegina, -July -political campaign here is beginning .very hot. At a recent political meeting J. F. Bole, the present Liberal member for Regina, mauu'a direct charge against his opponent. If. Laird.' "At six o'clock." Mr. Bole pro- ceeded, "'Mr. W. M. Lambert came to my house. He said, T.under- stand you are going to make a Sir. Ives, at tho meeting of the Labor men on Ifonday night, is re- ported to have made a statement to the effect that in connection with the school book contract "thatythe people were paying their money fur the support of a scab employing pub- lishing house in N'ew York." As it was a statement, made in a most positive .manner, and as tho local typographical union had also i passed a resolution condemning the Alberta government for awarding 'he to a -firth "which has been I notoriously unfair to the printing [craft." the Herald to ascer- tain whether there was any truth in the charge or not. A wire was sent to "Stewart Lyon, a prominent Toronto newspaperman, as follows: Lethbridge, July 3, 190S. Stewart Lyon, The Globe, Toronto. Ont., Kindly ascertain from Morang if school books for Alberta and Sas- katchewan are being printed in un- fair shop in New York. Charge to thnt effect hns been made here. Wire reply. Herald. In reply this message was received: The Daily Herald, Book, of MorangV says books att printed in union shop. Says you can deny charge. (Signed) Lyon." Man Murdered ready for business today. August 'charge against your opponent.' The seven lots facing St. n the east have been fenced and the 'ormer garage has been fitted up and Jainted. Inside are ten stalls for the display and sale of produce ami Lwo more rows down the centre. The whole is light, clean and airy. On this side is the oflicc, in which the beam of the scales will be. the scales being placed in the street just outside the office. Across the street half the has been strongly and permanently fenced, two inch planks and eight inch posts being used. There arc four yards for the stock, all as strongly fenced, the gates being par- ticularly strong. These are so plac- ed that the stock can most easily said, '1 am.' lie said, 'Can't it be patched I said, 'No, it can't.1 (Loud he said, 'I His Stepson WJ. BRYAN TO DEAL WITH TAFT Victoia.-B. C., August Cro- gan, a well known character in Northern British Columbia, has been arrested for the murder of his step- son, Ben Crogan in the tell YOU that if you make a charge; of Port .Nelson on the Naas River. News has been received by Supt. Hussy of the provincial police t-lvt the two with several Indians were against Mr. Laird there will be sto ries circulated around this town af- fecting your moral character, and connecting your name with that of a woman in this town.'-. Ladies and gentlemen, t tell you what I told j engaged in a drunken brawl m S c the younger man met his death. The arrangements for the trial have referred to the attorney general. Lincoln, Neb., July 29-Charging that Wm. H. Taft is not satisfied with the work of the Chicago convention which nominated him as the Repub- lican candidate for the presidency and that he is deeply impressed with the work of the Democratic conven tion, Wm. J. Bryan today issued a statement in which he expressed the opinion that Mr. Taft "fears the up- rising which "Republican abuses have caused and yet hesitates to adopt this real and substantial reform." The statement was called forth be Mr. Lambert. J pai.l, 'Whatever my t Isold on that contract, sins are in this town, there is one on all the brick that he thing t want to tell you, my life has 'There is the charge, ladies and be driven to Around the top any of the yards, a wide plank has Mitchell, former head of Min- I been, placed so that buyors jan appeared for the complainant. Dr. Robrrts has cancelled his visit Union, says he will not take any part in U. S. presidential contest. -lean Louis Rio.l, son of the famous Louis Riel. and the last of the im- mediate family of tho rebel loader, died in Boniface yesterday. SAD NEWS FOR OTTAWA Ottawa, July reigns in Ottawa ioniput as the nows percolut'-s through the city that Lord been clean, and I .Tare (Loud gentlemen. I suppose it will be da- cheers) I will d..re them, added this Govcrn- erta was unablo to appear, his phy- to sprcin lime-sjind brick, for ..rjsician recommending that he remain i which T am agent, in these Tarlia- in his room. I mcnt buildings. I will give you five vinco. for instnnco. (Laughter.) Ho is a nioo party to he throwing illu- sions and making charges." (More laughter and applause.) irnportani of thoso measures are the valloy twenty persons have lost their old ;ig-k' pensions bill and Irish Uni_ j lives. The village of Mehrn near vo sity bill. At the conclusion of Brixlegg has been overwhelmed by a formalities Parliament adjourn od until V2. landslide and sixteen persons are re- ported killed.