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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Saturday, August Number 200 PASS FORGED CHEQUES IN CITY Merchant Out Twenty Five Dollars-An- other Case Two more forged cheque cases were brought to the attention' of the city police yesterday. In the first case, A. Southard's store has been "stung" for with the chances eztremely slim ol the man who obtained the money ever being brought to book. The cheque was cashed by a strang- in -the store on Aug. 1st, but was not deposited and discovered to be a forgery until yesterday. .The party who cashed it, as near as can be gathered, left for Montana on Aug. 2nd. The cheque bore the forged sig- nature, of Peter Lewis and was made out in favor of Roy ,L. with which name it .was endorsed. E. J. I Sehl endorsed it for identification on- ly. Lewis has a man named Roy Wilhelm working for him, but he is I not the man who cashed the cheque, j In connection with the other mat- j ter the police have under arrest a j -Jap named H. ITshyima, who comes j from CranbrooK, B.C. Ushyima came to the police station here yesterday j and asked for assistance in locating j his .white wife, his bride of two months, who has run away from j him. He said she had formerly lived in Let-hbridge and had an account in the Union Bank here. Detective Egan, later in the day, went to the Union Bank to enquire if the woman had been 'there recently and was then in- formed that the Jap had presented a cheque for bearing the supposed signature of his wife. They had re- fused to honor it and had retained the i cheque, as they believed1 it was forg- ed. The police consequently hunted -Ushyima and placed him under ar- rest. VICE PRESIDENT NAMED IN GORE CHARGES Muskogefl, Okla., Aug. hap bribe of or vto fcened in the private office of United j move certain legislation pending States Senator Thomas P. Gore afc Washington at noon on May 6, last, formed the basis of sensational charg- es involving the names of Vice Presi- dent Sherman, Senator Charles Cur- tis, of Kansas, Congressman B. S. McGuire, of Oklahoma, and others, in a hearing before a special congres- sional investigating committee. During a conference held in that of- fice, Senator Gore testified that had been approached by Jake he L. Hamon, former chairman of the Okla- homa territorial republican commit- tee, and also former chairman of the Oklahoma state republican committee, and said that he had been offered a re- in congress, so that might'be paid.to J. F. McMurray, attorney of McAlister, Okla., and his associates. The money was to represent "at- torney fees" of 10 per cent, on which was to be secured from a New York syndicate for acres of coal and asphalt land now owned by the Choctaw and Chicka- saw Indians in this state. Vice President Sherman's name was mentioned by Mr. Hamon, Senator Gore testified, as being "interested" in the land deal to the extent of fav- oring the approval by congress of what are known as the McMurray contracts with the Indians. DEPARTMENT GRANTS THE REQUEST Homesteaders Free to Leave Land Till April First SIR WILFRID IN A RAILWAY WRECK Head-On Collision At Pense, SasL Tour Will Be Continued-Some Of the Party Slightly Shaken Up Moose Jaw, Aug. Laurier curred, 'but the heavier freight could special carrying the Prime'Minister not be stopped and crashed in. The and his associates, was wrecked be- j engines locked together, one baggage tween Belle Plains and Pense last ear was smashed, a cook and porter night by colliding with through, slightly injured, as well as Conductor This morning the Herald re- ceived the following message from W. W. Cory, the deputy minister of the interior at -Ottawa: if- "It has been arranged that 4" owing to the demand for rail- way labor, protection will be granted to homesteaders and pre-emption entrants until April the first next on appli- cation to the land agent and on satisfied that the entry has been perfected." The same notice has been sent to the different Dominion land agents so that there should be no delay in home- steaders getting permission to leave their land until next April, when they will want to return to get to work putting in their spring crop. CUT BOOZE OUT OF THE STATE OF IDAHO Boise, Idaho, Aug. lo- cal option and the present local op- tion laws, and promising to use his influence to support prohibition wher- ever such is the will oE the people, Governor Brady, in a statement made; to-day, outlined his views as to the legislative needs of the state at the hands the republican party. His statement respecting prohibi- tion follows "T. believe in the control of the li- quor traffic by every legal means re- quired to suppress its evils. The state has made a distinct advance in its enactment of a county local op- tion law, and I promise to use my influence in the enforcement of prohi- bition wherever such is the will of the people. Should the republican party, through its platform and the people, through approval of such a platform, decide the method 01 .local option, I promise faithfully to exe- cute their will in the firm belief that state wide prohibition, supported by party platform and the votes of the people can be successfully enforced." TORONTO BOY DROWNED Aug. Kent, son of the late H. A. E. Kent and brother of "Pud" Kent, the well known Argo- naut oarsman, was drowned in Lake Ontario. He was a well known, ath- lete. PLUCKY WOMAN HELPS HUSBAND Walked Thirty Five Miles From City With Pro- visions-She Works Every Day To Help Own a Farm How is this ior a story ol an Al-1 arms full of groceries and other good bertan woman's pluck and endurance? j things she started- to walk to her GREAT CROWD HEARD SIR WILFRID Moose Jaw Gave Pre- mier a Right Royal Reception Moose Jaw, Aug. four thousand people greeted the premier in the crowded rink last evening. W. E. Knowles, M.P., opened the meet- ing, followed briefly by Premier Scott. E. M. MacDonald quoted from the Ottawa Journal to prove that the Conservatives were' identified with protection, and stated under for mer tariffs the present have collected another sixty million dollars since -they assumed office. The speaker wanted free trade, but ad- mitted the precipitate levelling of tariffs, would lead to financial crisis and direct taxation. The government was making slow but sure progress. He was convinced th-e best course is a reasonable tariff with relief: from burdens on agricultural implements and such manufactures as farmers use and the maintenance of British. pref- erence. Herbert Snell, president, of "the Lio- eral Association, read an address to Clara Taylor, a member of the j husband's homestead, thirty-five miles who voicing freight No. 71. Sir Wili'rid Laurier and his party escaped injury alto- gether, except for a few minor'bruis- es not worth mentioning. The engine- men all had sufficient time to jump before the and the only man requiring medical attention is Conductor Ed. Cook, who ,has several broken ribs besides other bruises. The special train carrying Sir Wilfrid Laurier left Moose Jaw at S p.m., with running rights over regular west Cook. The car containing the news- Paper representatives was at the rear of the second baggage car. No injury whatever is reported from the party more than trifling bruises from" hav- ing been thrown about among the typewriters and furniture. The state- room cars containing the Laurier serious i i 11 PL J. a V 1U-L 2, o jj. w j.i 1.1 i i local Ovation corps, lives in! away in order to spend' Sunday with.-! cia'tion' aSain urged ..new 1 the city with her family, while her j him. She walked all 'night, this aid m makinS Canada a'great nation- j husband stays on their homestead, j brave -woman, and arrived at her des- party report nothing more than a severe jolt. Sir Wilfrid Enquires ;As soon as the wreck Sir Wilfrid bound. Engineer Frank Burgess was! went forward personally to enquire as at the throttle and Conductor Cook to injuries and damage. The wreck STEEL FOR THE Y. M. C. A. BUILDING ARRIVES The second carload of steel for the j Y. M. C. Av the delay in the arrival! which, has held 'back progress oni the building, arrived yesterday after- noon and -was unloaded and placed on the ground before six o'clock. Every- thing is here now except a small ship- ment of steel not needed for some time, and the building is expected to go right ahead -without a single in- termption until it is completed. in charge. Between Belle Plains and Pense on a stretch of straight track they met freight No--71, in charge, of Conductor Kemp and Engineer Hum- ble. Burgess was able to stop his lighter train before the collision oc- THE IT i thirty-five miles north, of. the city, it and putting in the resi- Bankers Kept a Record Clearings For Two Months tination, some time the next morning without making a single stop. But 0 amd James Bussard of Carlstadt, The tember to prepare for the next ses- j Walgh license wag granted but a dep. sion of parliament which will prob- utatlon from Carlstadt' was present to ably begin about the middle of No-' give evidence that Mr. Bussard's ho- vember. The question of the proposed reci- procity treaty with the United States will be one of the first ques- tions to be considered by the cabinet. In October a conference between few i and Ottawa cabinet min- isters will be held but it is unlikely that there will be a general tariff re- vision pending inquiry to be institut- ed by the tariff commission that Sir) Wilfrid has made mention of in the Canadian "West. tel'was closer to the church than al- lowed by the Act. The latter applica- tion 'therefore could not be entertain- ed. STRATHCONA IS THE WINNER STEAMER REPORTED TO BE WRECKED NEAR SKAGWAY Vancouver, Aug. wireless re- port is received that the steamer Frincess May, on its way from Van- couver to Skagway, has been wrecked off.Sentinel Island at the entrance to Lynn canal, a short distance this side of Skagway. with the company for an hour scale of wages. It is stated that negotia- tions are as they always have been of a friendly nature and that until the new scale of wages has been agreed upon no statement of nego- tiations will be given out. It is prac- tically certain that the men will be given an increase. come very acute as the Ontario gov- ernment will strenuously oppose any ?uch action. SMALLPOX IN TORONTO Toronto. Aug. cases of smallpox were discovered in the city yestrrmay. Both are now isolated in the hospital. LARGE FARM WILL HAVE A FAIR CROP L. A. Felger, of the Ohio-Alberta Farming Co.. who have SCO acres of crop nine miles south east of the city, says that they have commenced cutting. The crop is all on last year's breaking and will average aibout ten bushels to the acre. Tie farm is not under the irrigation canal and the crop has had no moisture except what nature provided. WANT TO BREAK AWAY FROM AMERICAN ANOTHER RANCHER HAS BEEN ARRESTED i First to Carry off Prize for Largest Number of Cadets Ottawa, Aug. first winner of the Earl Grey challenge shield is the town of Strathcona, Alberta, The conditions of the competition were j made that the shield was to go to the town or city in Canada which j had the largest number of cadets in proportion to its population. The population was figured from the first j of January, 1810, and the number of known j cadets from the actual strength o! Charged With Having Stolen Horses In His Possession Thomas Randall, a well rancher from Writing-on-Stone, j the corps, May the twenty-fourth been arrested on a charge of being last. Strathcona has a population of and has 150 cadets. The second place goes to a county in Quebec. in possession of nine horses. It is the Mounted Police that the which are branded K and R half! i from a man named SMITHERS PLEASED WITH Kogsrsi_yT-rfontana. Randall is under) remand until next Friday, when his' WAY WAYS DID THINGS preliminary hearin ed. will be commenc- Ottawa, Aug. Free Press to-night says j That Canadian labor men arc bound to break away from American Labor Unions was plainly shown at last night's meeting of the National Trades and Labor council. This organization heartily resented efforts of the American Federation of Labor to have all trades councils in Canada to take out charters irom j thciifi under control use them for the them instead of the Dominion Trades j .benefit of their own welfare. They and Labor Congress. delegates present at Several of the cited the settlement in the Grand last night's Trunk strike as an instance where meeting expressed ibe opinion that it was time to break away from Ameri- can Unions which they claimed were ready TO take all the funds of Cana- dian organizations and alter getting American officials had agreed to "un- satisfactory terms in order to have the strike settled so as not to have mtn out of work drawing on the funds of the union. CONSTITUTIONAL CASE DISCUSSED IN BRAZIL Rio Janerio. Aug. De- has sent a message to the National Congress submitting the con- titutional case in the state of Rio where the legislative bodies are working simultaneously, each one Montreal, Aug. W. Smith- ers, chairman of Grand Trunk Rail- way board of directors, arrived in -Montreal this morning from England He was met at Xew York by Mr. Hays' secretary and Mr. Hays him- self met him at Bonaventure. He ex- pressed himself as highly pleased at hearing of tie Grand Trunk strike, and congratulated Mr. Hays on the way tie situation iad .been handled. He expressed desire that tooth work pretending to be lawful. The presi- j in liartnony. dent expressed the opinion that the, federal intervention is necessary. Pub- lic opinion is greatly in the matter and tie newspapers are warm- ly discussing it. Architect Jas. A. Macdonald, is preparing plans for a four-roomed school to be erected at Diamond City. Tenders will oe asked for next week. ;