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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge DaUy Herald VOL It. LCTHBRIlXJt, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, AUGUST IT, MO. A YOUNG LAD KILLS OLD MAN Terrible Deed Report- ed From Norfolk County, Ont. Simcoe, Oat., Aug. Uey. 15 years of age, is locked up in. Jail here, charged with having shot stnd killed Michael Hall on Sunday afternoon. He is also alleged to have fired several shots at Mrs. Hallr From all accounts the shooting was noet deliberate. Hall, who was ibout eighty years of age, was some- what crippled and Walsh. ten miles from here. Shelley had n working for him. As far as can learned the lad shot the old Kith, a 32-calibre rirle from behind. :he bullet entering the back his >ead. He then fired two more shots i nto the prostrate body. Shelley is i stepson of Mr. StaeblC-r, a. iving near by. He ilijnios lw was >n j vicinity of the Hall home Sun-lay ut acknowledges he na-I to j roods with his riile. fie in the j of Carrying a revolver of ton. re- i DAY LABOR THE BEST Experience in the tion of Public Works Toronto. Ont.. The- new court house, which the Ontario gov- ernment is constructing at Kenora. will be built, by day labor and not by contract. The Legislature at the last session appropriated for the court house, but the figure? sub- mitted by the tenderers in response to advertisement are -all in excess of that sum. Hon. Frank who is act- ing .Minister of Public Works is of the opinion, that the work can be done for the named and has ac- cordingly placed James Strain, who superintended the "construction of the new jail at Fort Francis in charge and work will be immediately pro- ceeded with by day labor. In the case of. the Fort Francis jail a few months ago the same con- ditions obtained. The tenders were all largely in excess of the appro- NO BED FOR PUG TO USE AUTOISTS DUMPED INTO GREEK Atlantic Aug. a blinding rain> storm, a large automo- bile carrying five men from this city .j to Philadelphia skidded on a bridge spanning a creek on just the city eaifly today striking the railing of the structure with terriffic force, throw its occu- pants into the' water fifteen feet be- low. All were painfully injured and they escaped death by drowning by j swimming and wading ashore. The Colored Fighter Could Not Get ation priation and the government proceed- ed with the wjork by Jay labor, com- pkting estimate.. building well within the WALKED IN HIS SLEEP Stratford, Ont., Aug. walking in his-sleep, William Tobin, at the Queen's hotel, atefJped from a second story window, alighting feet first on the pavement, fracturing both pugilist, who arrived in this city yes: I sustaining other injuries. TO GIVE THEM A FREE HAND ..Salt Lake City, Utah, Aug. Jack Johnson, heavyweight champion. MAY ENLARGE THE CHURCHF tertlay afternoon, applied at the local police station, at an early hour this niorning for assistance in obtaining a place to sl-eep. After a night of fetes in which the colored population of Salt .Lake City acted as host, John- son repaired to a local hotel, where it is said rooms had been engaged for himvself and wife. He was -informed., that tbe hostelry di-d noc ca-ter to the colored trade and after vainly j seeking- accommodations elicwhere. ie muidc an appeal at police head- Heavy Rains In New York Balfour Supports the South African Constitution Loo-don. Eng.. Aug. The houao of commons tonight unanimously passed the .second reading of the i South African constitutional bill. In jthe course of the debate ex-Promier said that the house in. deal- CHARGED WITH DILUTING MILK Port Arthur Ont.. Aug. milk dealers have been summoned to Appear before Magistrate Pobb on Wednesday morning to answer to the charge of diluting milk. 'man was stopped on tlie rounds today by Inspector Trenks, his cans sampled, and on being found unsatitfactory to. the inspector, the wholf was confis- cated.- STEAMER ON THE WAY HERE CANADA GETS SHARE London, Aug. Pan-An-{ glican offering goes to Can-j ada, alioted to- west and including each for theological colleges at Vancouver and Saskatoon and to Winnipeg, which is re- garded as a right step, as tho pro- vinces best able to produce adapted to their needs. ling- with the Question of a constitu- j tion for the federation, of South I African colonies was discussing one of the most important events in the 5 !history of the empire. The bill, he New York, Aug. rain byS declared, was a most wonderful issue millions of tons fell on. al1 tbe controversies, and "difficulties to peace. in any August day yet recorde4 hc believed the world could not it appears and dischdrgng it t random. He has looked upon hJm- i elf'it is said as a Jesse James, and companions have De6Ji men of a i esperate character. The boy is mall, light, and dovs not look vie- i It is said the motive for the i Growing Needs Of Method- ist Congregation In tbe North Ward Island during the past 24 hours than jbloodslwl byi h the weather bureau. The official pre- jslloxv cipitation was 4.15 inches, almost Tn tho opinion i quarters, but was told that depert- J two thaft foj. jment could, not interest itself in the nt far. and it was a than any this And Has Seventy Oh Board, Too Early last Saturday rnortting tilt- citizens of Medicine Hat were startlia by the appearance of what seemed- PREVENTED DEMONSTRATION jthe shost of the .nMated "City Of Stockholm, Aug. police Medicinc' Iiat-'" was: wrecked at today prohibited a demonstration that! Saskatoon last summer. had been arranged by the strikers. The agricultural workers refuse to go on stike. matter. of August colder day ASKED SIR WILFRID'S CONSENT I St. John, X. Aug. Jas. i Bryce, British Ambassador, to. the i United States arrived in the city at j midnight. He will ad dress'the Can- j adian Club Tuesday night. j Bryce declined to be interviewed, but The quarterly board of Westminster'! be a a, delegation of lumbermen, as the St. hooting was a reprimand from Hall circuit held' its first meeting- of the T --p. j t j J onn Jxiver Commission is still in days beiore. .year at tbe parsonage in (the- North session. evening. A full representa- j ambassador would take no steps Jtion from all the appointments was i" regard to meeting the lumbermen ___________ .until he had wired Sir Wilfrid Lau- i i to obtain his consent. Brvcc was 1 Over a q he reports from the appointments The temperature sank. to 56. PRINCE OF WALES TO GO TO SOUTH AFRICA AND SOLDIERS HAVE SERIOUS ROW" 4 At Church i No One Killed Chicago, Aug. pons were injured last night when p-ompany of Polish ijwenty strong charged a crowd cfj' Jhen, women and with bay-! at a church picnic. The trou-i .showed continued progress in all 'departments. The chief .business.-dis- cussed was the matter of making up estimates aud forming plans for if year's work. The matter of instituting- a i ing- as well as evening- service at the- Westminster church was given con- rle started _ when the captain of thej attention. A committee rsompany hit a boy with a sword appointed ,Q work the the youngster did not get in a'.olution." Jn. all the way quickly enough to suit !probabUHv the vm TftVeft if officer, who was drilling Ms com-jsaiisfactory. arrangements can New York. Aug. Lon- don despatch says-that it was announced in the" House of Commons yosterday that thf Prince of Wales would go to South. Africa next summer and inaugurate the new feder- ation of the United States of South Africa, by opening irs first 'Parliament. Hke it. of Mr. Balfour the bVst hope for the solution of tikis great problem was to plsce absolute and. implicit confidence in the sentative institution the South Afri- cans are novr creating, and for the. home government not to meddle with it. He -desired to do nothing that would hamper the in carrying out a measure so essential to the future of South Africe. HOUSEBREAKERS YOUNG LADS local Police Make Import- ant Airests-Cars Pilfered The apparition however was Sub-" steamer "Ottilia-" Carry- ing about 70 passengers and hininjf from Saskatoon. The party are now on the way to Lethbrjdg-e and if no serious difficul- j ties are met with, en route will aP- {rive here some time this week. The party is mainly composed of laid .seekers from Winnipeg- and the central Statw who are taking .this I novel and enjoyable way of viewing- the' wheat lands of Sunny Southern Alberta. They anticipate taking up- j land in the vicinity ot this city. j The appearance of a real er .in Lethbridge wilJ be 'a and its "will be eagerly i looked for. WOULDN'T BE OPERATED UPON Constantinople. Aug. Hamid, former Sultan of Turkey, now confined in Seloniki, suffered recent- There was a very heavy docket at tho. police court this .morning, most of the cases being: the ordinary drunk and disorderly. I.TEN THOUSAND WANTED !N SASKATCHEWAN Aug. Statistics corn- ed the Department of Afri Premier tomorrow. ly from a slight abcess of the G-rierson. David Shields and Larce j which made it difficxilt for him to swallow. He -refused to submit to an operation, and the trouble evi- dently remedied itself. This illness gave rise to, the report that Abdul Han-iid's life was despaired of. ture Preach were the offenders who reach- j ed this distinction. All but G-rierson were "given the usual and costs. Grierson. having- fallen from, grace a that Saskatchewan will between and 10..GOO 'men the outside "to help harvest the- of them" are wanted at once. RAISE SALARY OF POLICE MAGISTRATE _ _ y f City Accountant Asks Council For a Raise-Engineer's Trip To Mac- leod Arouses Discussion-Session Was Short any by electric light. This cnrag- the crowd which had gathered to Ni the soldiers. .The company ma-'ie to supply the other uppoint-: Tbe Citv Council had uf tho they got. Mr. Robinson said that he T'he Magistrate's Salary Increased mcats' v sessions on record last" night Police Magistrate MacDougall up 'knew Mr. Hainus had received tempt y s As a slight 01 the apprecia- [folien. "the second regular njeetiuc of for jurrounded and an explanation was tion of the sen-ices of the pastor, jt.a m0nth was held. In the absence i lemoned by the angry peopK A. A. Lytle, 'the hoard theoIMavor, Aid. Bowman. pr.-sid-l the.-mother of the boy attacked him a substantial inci-ease in jhe others present captain with a stick. The cap-; CJeo. Heights was appointed lay' then ordered his company to j delegate to financial district meet i second time, was stuck to th.o extent jof t5 and costs. j Ben Lesperance, who was up" on a charge of assault, wtis fined and costs. case of Keel who got into a little niix-up the. other day, with, the result of a" charge of aasauJt by each, gentleman against I the other, was dismissed. i Two arrests were made this morn- ing in connection with, the breakdng into azid ransacking several tents and increase of sa! as and jth'e salary given., it was oily right to give a larger salary. A motion t aliped! in-British'law it would> possible to I to havtj commill..d OI1 'Julv Canada Agency done the way it was. t It was wil1 -according to specificaiions- mOdeni in eVery UsWw cracke-d from to foun- lt wi" 10Cntod the .pass _a by-law making a merry-go-j Ursori was arrtistod jast.-gaturUav: TOund a public nuisance, and forbid! if g the erection or avlarge and at Kaymond until yoster-; 0 _ J its being in the citv but it wonU Baroness Road. Ihe _ not be possible to pass a bylaw re- jt xo aBy particular area. The Aldermen decided to do nothing, 1V na Tn.4 mvrt wgg new force ley on it. Prom Want To Get Him Back ment were 584.45, that they had made in- f4 -inspections, granted 79 permits and made 32 new connections besides I reading 586 metres. The power plant lad generated K W of elee- ion. Half the bricks will not be md in a year, being rull of lime. bricks were not even pointed itank lor t fiotuo bricks had no mortar ar-j laced bd Aid. joo ;V rotten. This was all news are at present insta.3- with the matter round in as had day. Larson is a man about', years of- age and has a family. He is the man came somo criticism on] way boulevards ar. (Special to the Herald.) jirical -energy and the boilers wer? tww all in good shape. Both engines had, been compelled to run 38 hours a day and several of the men had quit work on account of tbe heat. Ihiring the month th-oy had pumped gallons of wa- Ithe ____...... They are being made into! Fernie, Aug. 15.-Charles as compared with -al- wife wwtevards but some of the alder [who was arrested a few days tons in July, 1903. The highest daily who thought that there was, monev ?n- charged with hoidin? np Stirlin" on thorn especially with __________ f ____ been romoy-d. sonw, tlflo; and ]aWr the amount, of waw-r being ling A gallon capacity storage bnlWin- inspector's report with for5eiy. Hft was acjjuittea m fixing up the boulevards only i both charges. is receiving his i bt' lorn again to put down the refined oils, Tt will he receivec and In tbis the the aldermen. Aid. jutton sad that he had determined Jot to ecvrynt to wking the bwildinjr underground chamber tte said that j -hearing at sidewalks. ItVwill bo connects! by a fill- ing- appai'atus in the warehouse where the steol drums will be tilled as re-' fined. Aid. Bowman closed the with the remark that they all made permit for the 'power station had i afternoon not been included in last month's lisl. It amounts to i Joseph Hunter, at mistakes. The council had made The report of the city engineer of; Ont., was on Saturday committed for'takes and wasted monoy bur, Tank cars arc- now on theway'tiie municipal convention at. on the f.harcr-- 01 murdering not make tho sarnr- misi with a" big shipment of oil. cine Hat was received and chargod with stealing goods -from the C. R. freight sheds here, gjw; bail in the sum .of cash, and soon after disappeared. It is understood that the Teamsters' Union, of which ho was .-i mernbcr, put up the cash and that there i> much dissatisfac- tion among the members of that or- der over the aair. There arc that the union will offer for the apprehension and Stevors to authorities.. consumption was gallons while the highest 1st of July gallons. His report was received and filed. rumors a reward return of TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS John Buoeckner, of Aljlvertoo, fell out of a rig while driving and broke bis neck. John aged 10, was drowned at Hastings. Hr slippVd off the dam fishing. ;