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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIOOfc, T U A U Q U i> ItM. NO. HELD UP PARENTS TO GET GIRL TWtry a Myrterins Dis- C. Serious Case In Toronto Morina BMK Billing, Aug. has reach, ed this city'of the, somr-what myster- ious di-suppL-arancc of Miss Freda Uaucr, thu IC.year.old daughter Conrad Bauer, who resides about 12 miles west of Billings. According to information furnished, by Mr. Baufcr, two masked ineik appeared at house about midnight and demanded, money. On being informed that he had no cash the place they asked for whiskey. His wife Toronto, Aug. Koonun, vice president of the Plasterers' Uw- ioh, wus seriously stabbed by John Flynn, laborer oil York St. today. 'lite two had au argu- ment in a York ft of which unionism was the cause of contention. When Koonutt came out of the hotel Flynn, wlio had previously been put out, knocked him down and stabbed him in the bead, shoulders. Flynn was arrested and Noonan was .taken to St. .Michael's hbsuiUl. Ills injuries are serious. A FARMER'S LOW Blantford, Out., Aug. spark [join a threshing mchme started a blaze on the farrn of Richard Thorpe ul' Mount Pleasant today that resulted in the destruction of a barn, the the buildings and the live stock. The is over insurance BYLAW HAD A GOOD-SIZED MAJORITY City Km Arifcrad to hr Fear Have Drowned SysteB exciced ran froufthe house to that-of a neighbor's and the midnight maur- took iHeir, departure '-in hasty manner. After they had goae and whfrn Mrs. Bauer returned "home, it "was discovered that Freda, daughter, was missing. Mr. Bfiuer believer that-the; pretended robbers young men in the neighbor- hood whose names he does jiot now give, and that, the attempt at robbery was merely a subterfuge to get pos- session of' the 'girl. He states thai the girl beeir receiving the, at- tentions-of'one of the men whom he suspects, and that lie had protest.d against-her keeping company with him. not known whether the girl had entered into a. Conspiracy with the rppn -to deceive her parents and elope" whether she _was really 'abducted. the-present time every effort on the "part of her parents and-the officers to locate her have been, without avail. the disappearance of hte daughter, Conrad Bauer statgd- that the men suspected o_f ducting'the "girl "arerTack Howard, who has been in' Billings" for some er similar wlfp is said to have at one lime been connected with the ioi Bunch sliow, and Charlis Husted. He says the .latter is _the man with vho'm his daughter had keeping company. r He further declares that Howard sat -on his horse in the road while -Husted pa me to the door, and with'a revolver demanding admittance. It is his beh-f that his (laugher 1. ft''the room when her mother ran from the house for and that sht was then caught and carried away the two TOUCHED STORE FOR TEN DOLLARS BUILDING PERMITS The following building permits have been taken out during the page few days L. M. Johnstone Addition to shoot- ing gallery, bowling alley or theatre, Jound St., Curl Bailey Leth bridge Iron >119P, Baroness Road, Steve Bakos Two" _ _ J. J3. Leth DuL Depew and Wnl_ .vork, Wing Mali Fore The by-law passed. The interegt taken wus not geat and the vote not large, only one hundred and forty .eight votes being recorded. Of these thirty-one were against the by. liw and one hundred and seventeen for it; leaving a clear majority 61 eighteen over-the twothirds vote 're- quired. The by-law calls tor the city to take over the Electric Company's plant September 1. The city al. ready has tenders for the erection of the new standpipe and for the pipe for. the force main, so that the work will be pushed ahead rapidly. The f Aug. 18. -Word night of the prob- able at three well known young ia Lake >Vm- nipcc ffffilt About noon on _F.- JLambyrt, manager Cniif'a "departmental store, David advertising agent for. nm, and Miss Turn- cock, aUaop-aufcar m Q. D. Woodsj Co. left Winni- peg Bench in boat with the infrjmtiAn Mt- viaiitBif friftnrls Whita wold Beach, live miles down the lake. time uo trace been found of them, although seardkinf have been sent out in aJl diraetiOM. When the.ptirty started out ther> v-as a light breeze blowing whkfc iaHjeusfd to a gale dur- RUSH WORK ON THE STREET GRADING Railroad Spur to Royal Collieries CNM! Nrt SrisW With Prams; Tbt is Being Made Much interest is being arousal in this district by the rapid progress now being made in construction of M MP railway snur. five iiliu a. huii miles in length, to connect the work-: Royal Collieries with the main line of the C. P. R. into Leth. bridge. Soint delays were occasion- d by difficulties in securing certain portions of the right.of.way, but these have now all been .settled. It is understood that the spur will be in operation by October, to enable the Coal Company to handle the increas- ed tonnage which they have been busily developing this summer. ing the and it is thought their in the heavy which running at the time. AWFUL LOSS OF The merubPrs of ;.the city council required to complete the quorum did not make their appearance last night until after the half hour allow, d had elapsed. The meeting' was therefore A MEETING OF DOCTORS AT BANFF Arraigm? Abort die Practice McAcine in Westera Proraces A SETTLEK'3'EXPERIENCE H. Z. Brittain, of Sundial, had an interesting time crossing the river a few days since. The water was deep- er than he expected and the horses were swept off their feet. A horse called off and a special meeting will which was tied to the rear ol the For the By-Law Against the By-LaWv Majority (over 'two.thinls) "CONSTABLES ON TRAINS .Toronto, Aug. .order 117 31 18 to st.p the rowdyism oa harvesters ex. the cursion trains the C. P. R. bpecial constables sworn in to accom- f fires- piny each load of laborers. Victoria, Awf. before in >f Vancouver Island has been'wrought by iorest report! received from dif- be held tonight when several import, ant matters will be brought up. During the course of informal dis- cussion of the slow pro- gress of the street grading work was taken up. The mayor and the secre- tary both have been trying to get af- ter the contractors, Janse Bros., and MacDonnell, but they have not met with much The contract calls for the work to be kept up continu. qusly unless prevented by weather conditions but stipulate, how many; teams shall bi used. The con- tractor's verbal-promises so froely made ihat he would have from to 'one hundred teams on the work fore the end of July have fallen ferent indicate that up to the IN STATE OF TURMOIL present time the'..'timber loss will reach close and the fires are still The settlers living in isoUitad places have been driven into the fruit farming dis- tricts where .'the clear lands afford safety. The mountain sides are btlrnt bare head of cattle wagon was thrown on a projection and severely cut in the breast. The team gained the waters edge re- peatedly but the bank was so steep that it was impossible for the horses to gain a foothold. The wagon box was swept away by the swiftly flowing river and Mr. Brittain thinking he had ridden far enough swam to the shore. One of the horses became ex- hausted and as is the habit of horses when they become hopeless -in the water, held its head under until it drowned. The other horse found a foothold on some stones and held its mate and the waggon against the cur- rent. Mr. Brittain swam to the res- cue and cut the harness allowing the ceedingly flat and the city is the t wagon and the drowned horse to be loser. carried away. Race Riots in Springfield, I1L, Arouse Great Excitement Troops Prepared For T Trouble PROCURES MEN Springfield, Ills., Aug. more victim was added to the death OC when G. Scott succumbed to a gunshot in lung sustained '-Friday night. 'Scolt's ities to six and is the fourth charge. ble to the'disorder in the "Black rfelt" near 12th. and Madison Sts. t was th.ere that the hunted .negroes fade their stand firing on "the mob rom "windows and roofs, f Another investigate demands of the com- pany. When the board was first ap- pointed, considerable, delay occurred in considering whether the Eastern line questions should be considered bv the. hoard, and'the promise and taking away the import- ant clauses, one or two at a time. After the decision had been rend- ered the men attempted to open ne- gotiations with the company, but their efforts have been xinsuccessful, the company having decided to put the award into force at once. a farmer, ous trip i in f.u-or of considering all questions, i Rathor than accept the. sweeping whether east or west, the company changes recnnmendod the men decid- _. i withdrew At the meeting of the Bituminous j Operators Association at Terra Hatite last night, it was decided not to resume the check-off system. The th ir representative f: m: by a vote of 99 per to strike 1 to maintain the existing conditions Further delays oecurmi hero, due to efforts of the Government to have miners therefore lace the situation j lt just as it wa.s last Friday when the company snppest rertresentative, G. F. Gait and walkout hst, been very satis- factory to the committee in clwrge. While the strike is a great national disaster, it hns been undertaken not strike started. Hamilton, Ont.. fire brigade talking of striking beciviisc of poor reception by Aldermen of their finally being appointed by the Gov.-to obtain new conditions, or increase ernment, hut in reality by the com. j in wages, but to hold the pnsent Panv? llis namo bavin? suggest- schedules, and in the interests of the his arrest was effected by Sr-tgt. J- first charge. request that they be given six days j off instead of four per month. boird. by their omoers as chairman of the j public the committee hopes for a with his family six miles from Pur- while, digging- a- well up- on his homestead, seriously wrenched himself internally. He has just been brought to Tabcr where he is being for by the Independent Older of Oddfellows. Dr. Aiktm is attend- ing to his iojurles. We regret to hear that Mr. George Clam pet who left here about two months ago, to visit his daughter at Edmonton, met with a serious acci- dent. fracturing the bone of his left leg. He has been for the last five weeks a patient in the Miseracordia hospital in that city. His many Ta- ber friends will, however, be pleased to learn that he is recovering nicely, hut it will be some time before of his Mr. R. S. Standerwick. now sta- tioned at Medicine Hat. is utxm our During the investigation of speedy settlement, one they can hon-j streets today shaking hands with oW theiorably accept. friends. ;