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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I .Jt_____ LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 1908. NO. 219 JOS. MARTIN TO BE IN THE FIELD Mrs. Harry Thaw Not Very Well Will Contest Vancou- ver as Independent Liberal Vancouver, B. C., -Aug. Joseph Martin, K. C., has arrived at Seattle on IUK way home from England. Ho -siiys Iu- will positively run as an Independent Liberal candidate in Vancouver. In view of the fact that the World newspaper has not taken up Mr. Me. nomination with any enthus- iasm and from other circumstances it is reported that C. D. Taylor, edi- tor of the World will run as an in_ dependent labor candidate, perhaps assisted by the anti. Asiatic League. It is regarded as practically cer- New York, Aug. of Mrs Karr" K. TJis'A" who hs.2 bee" Buffering from worry over her hus- band's case and the loss of her in- come consequent to the bankruptcy said today that her con- dition uot serious. They denlod that she is a nervous wreck: as had n reported and declared that a brief period of rest is all she needs to bring back her complete health. Traction Engine For the Farm tain that C. E. Tisdale will be DAY'S DOINGS AT PINCHER CREEK LIBERAL M. P. DEAD Halifax, N. S., Aug. 28 D. McLennan, Liberal M. P. for Inverness, died at that place this niorninK, aged G4 years. Mechanical power is fast taking Uie place of horse power in the West. This fact recognized by the department and the director has au- thorized W. IT. Fairfield to procure a traction engine for the experimen- tal Farm. The engine will be run by gasoline, the reason being that a licensed en- gineer is not necessary for this.kind 'as in the case of a steam engine. The farm will have a new sepanvt- Town Council Dealt With Important Business BRITAIN PAID TO EAT tet'lmported Food for the in 1907 NOTABLE MEN FROM FAR NORTH Five Boys Get Five Years Each Conservative candidate. Hon. W. J. liowser, the attorney general declined to run in th Conservative interests and will take little part in the Fed- eral campaign. or this large one for rield work. The one at present owned sit the farm.is a small one for separat- ing the grain grown on the plots. A threshing our.lil is at present at work on. the farm. BANQUET TO M.P.P. Rosthern, Sask., Aug. Lib. f-ral banquet last night to Gerard Ens, the member-elected for Rosthern wns a brilliant affair. The presence of the Hon. Walter Scott, the premier added to the significance of the af- fair. BAD FIRE AT THE SOO Sault Ste. Marie, Aug. in the lumber yards and sawmill of the Lake Cornorution this after- noon caused a loss of about The fire spread over four acres of ground and whjle r In it was threatene 1. iMueher Crook, Aug. Miss Mary Mar cell us is back from Maple Creek where she snent a couple of weeks on vacation. The much talked of game of base- ball between the Scott block and the rest of the town, which was several times postponed, came off last night. The night was decidedly raw and windy, and anything but an ideal London, Augl report of the Board of AgrieuUture for 1907 .shows that the British Isles for imported food and well over for imported wool and other .produc'1, such as hay. Telephones In Saskatchewan Bishops and Priests On Their Way To France Victoria, Aug. boys rang. lit from 10 Id --o......... sentenced to five years each in the provincial reformatory for numerous thefts, the principal one being that of a hundred grain sacks worth which they had disposed of to a Chinaman. The proceeds ot the robberies had been spent in youthful riotousness. THREATEN TO GO ON WAR PATH uight 'for baseball. Only throe in-1 Regtaa, 27.-The provincial nings were played as the game start- ed late ami darkness came early. The town proved victorious by a score of ACCIDENT IN A TABER MINE EXCITEMENT ATCARDSTON Robt. Straiten Painfully In- jured Other News of ihe Town Tabor, Aug. John Mc_ Neely, manager of the'Medlnne Hat Milling Co., came to town this ing in the interest of his company. He is well known to the farmers of I this district and it will be remem- Prominent Citizens Arrested For Selling Liquor With- out a License Cardston, Aug. excitement was caused here today on account of of three prom- inent citizens by the provincial au- thorities for selling intoxicating li- quors xvithout a license. This traf- fic has been going on for some time, and it was known that the provincial government had been appealed to for aid in suppressing the-evil, but the prompt- and startling action of the attorney general's departmen .came a thunderbMt out of -a sky. and the indications ar that the pood work has just com mence'l us we are assured that thert will a thorough bouse cleanin throughout tin; whole local ootion ired by the..early settlers orTabcr, hat his company bought the first bu_ liel of wheat raised here, and has continued doing so ever since. When ibown a sample of the spring wheat hat had just been placed in the ele- vator be declared that it was "par would maki tLj best of flour. A matched race, for quite a purse, took place at the race track this af- ternoon, between II. H. Ormoad's horse, Sleepy C'oon, and A. W. Lar- niour's polo pony Shorty. tv- ent created quite a little stir among local sports and there was a large attendance to witness the event. The distance was 2 of a mile. Shorty, with O. Baillie in the saddle, won by a short distance, after, a good race. Jno. Goudreau had the mount on Sleepy Coon. There is sorrow at the Bank of Commerce. Two coyotes which the manager hadj reared from pups, es- caped and were killed by who did not realize that they were tame. The legal representative of the bank is quite put out ovqr vhe loss of his pets, Job and Girlie. TOWN COUNCIL The Town Council met in the coun cil chamber last evening. Present, Mayor Scott, atid all members of the council except Councillor Shoultz. The minutes of the last meeting ware read and adopted. A communication was renrt from the Deputy Minister of Public Works, statfng'tHat a-s soon minister' of the department. Mr. Gushing, returned, home, the conn cil would bo notified as to what course the council would take in the matter of protecting the banks of Pincher Creek. The annual financial statement department "of L telephones has an- nounced the letting of the contracts for the long' distance telephones from Reginai to'iSiskatoon and from Re- gina to Antler.; ft is understood that by arrange- ment the government will immediately" extend their line from its at Sinclair to the botdet-ia order to connect dirt-ct. ly with the Saskatchewan system. STRIKERS STILL FEEL CONFIDENT C. P. R. Imported to Have Sent to England For Men The local C. P. R. mechanics con- Winnipeg, Aug. of the great h'gires in the development of tho whose lives have been spent in civilizing the Indians of the remote novtb land and who have ex- perienced the hardships incident to this laborious work, are in Winnipeg today, having arived this morning. These f'Jur famous sons of the Church are today .assembled at the arch- bishop's palace in St. Boniface pre- paratory to attending a meeting of the Oblate Order in France. Those in the party are: Bishop Breya'nt, of Mackenzie River; Bish- op Grouard, of Athabaska; Rev. Fa- ther LeTresto, of Peace River; and Rev. Father Lefebre procurator to Bishop Breyant at Mackenzie river. The stories of the struggles of the missionaries. with the Indians of the North West in the early days when the country was very little known were related by the reverand gent- lemen this morning. The story of the gradual change iron1, their bar- barous customs' to Christianity was gone over. The old days when every- thing seemed impossible to accomplish were recalled and now the satisfaction that they have done their best and that best is wonderful gives them much cause for rejoicing. The aver- age Indian in the North West at the present day reads and writes and speaks English as the result of the training by the priests. Bishop Grouard is leaving tonight for Mont- real. He will also visit France and Rome. Practically all Ins life has been spent among the Indians and Dan Hassen Is In the Toils Again Dan Hassen is in the toils again. Presuming on the lenient sentence imposed by the magistrate on Wed- nesday, it being his first offence, he immediately. proceeded to lay cov_ et'.'ous hands on other people's pro- perly. Three horses were left standing at the Dallas Hotel on Wednesday evt-n- ing ami Hassen had the audacity unbridle one, turn it loose and gal- lop off with the bridle on his saddle Ke was arrested at St. Mary's am will appear before, the magistrate or Tuesday. This means that his old sentence will come up again, also that the bond wil Ibe forfeited Indians Afraid of Los- ing Their Fishing Rights HAINS BROTHERS APPEAR IN COURT Victoria, ii. 0., Aug. hun- dred Indians at Salmon Arm, just south of Kamloops. are threatening to go on the war path, fearing that they are about to have their fishing rights taken away from them.1 Superintendent Hussey, of the pro- vincial police leaves this evening for the scene, the local authorities stat- ing that it has got beyond their con- trol. The situation is a serious one. On Wednesday two Indian chiefs were summoned by Dominion government fisheries authorities for setting fiuh traps illegally. They were convicted and sentenced to pay a small fine. A band of fifty Indians swept down on the court housft, rescued tfce chiefs and made ou" with them. Constable Fernic, Kamloops, was dispatched to the scene but he reported that the Indians wore very uneasy. Chief Hussey has received instructions to assuage the passions of the red men by peaceful measures ii possible, to bring them to terms if they will not prove amenable. Charged With Murder ot Annis, Near New York Gly On the front door of the Taber Drug Co. there is a sign which reads: hereby give notice that the praperty and goods belonging to Mansell, or the Tuber Drug Co., lias seized under a writ of ex- ecution. (Signed) Sheriff Young." T. .Hodgson, the genial proprietor f the Taber bowling alley, has ac- cepted the position of bar-tender in the Palace Hotel. Yesterday another painful and distresing accident occurred at the Canada We.st Coal Co.'s mines. Rob- ert Stratton, one of the drivers in the mine, .was jammed between a mine car and a post, fracturing fhe right femur bone immediately above the knee. The unfortunate man was conveyui to Mr. Jos. Green's resi- dence where Drs. Leech and Lang dres.sed the fractures. ot .he-Citizens' Band was presented and idop ted. A number of accounts were read and passed. As the result of a protest from Mc- Kcrricher Bros., the proprietors of the creamery, against their teamster having to pay. draying license for hauling cream it was decided to re- fund the amount paid for the H cense. Bylaw Xo. 31. authorizing the is- sue of debentures for was ruad a third time and passed. It was resolved to advertise the temiers in the Monetary Times. Plans were submitted for n crescent which it is proposed to make Indian Street take thn form ot In order to thiue to be.optimistic regarding the outcome of and are appar- ently enforced holiday. Their daily mgetiiigs are well at- tended and every mantis determined to hold out until their ends are achieved. The circulars received this morning state that Mr. Vaughan, who a few days ago approached the.. officers of the Amalgamated Association of En- gineers, could not believe that these officers understood what a golden op- portunity was offered them. The circulars also contained the ra- ther sensational information that Mr. C.P.K. official in company with a renegade member of the Am- algamated Society of Engineers, hai sailed for England, expecting better success across the water, where thej think the situation is little under- stood. However, ai lucal striker is in pos- session of information stating that the situation is understood in Eng- land as the men there have been warned to fight sh3'. The local strikers say that In the larger centres inducement is when he had been in the North West for .thirty years he was created a An Attempt Made On Life Of Prominent Baltimore Man Baltimore, Ang. attempt on the life ot Clinrles B. "Roberts, of Baltimore at Atlantic City, creattd ;i tremeitiloii? sensation bore and is thought to be a piece of conversation in the circles in which be It was discussed from every point ol view by hi.s friends and acquaintanc- es in trying to reason out a mothv for the attack. Tit.- report that Mrs. W. I. Wil- liams of this city was also in the rol- ling chair with Roberts when th Journal is Conservative in TO TOUR Toronto, Aug. McKenzic and a party of English to'urists lef t'nis morning for Winnipeg. LABOR CANDIDATE labs with the game of Thursday in- cluded, is as Pittsburg Chicago Won 69 67 GS Lost P.C. 43 .616 46 .593 47 .591 BAD RAINS IN VIRGINIA Norfolk.. Va., Aug. intensity today marked the stormy weather conditions which have pre- vailed here unabated since Sunday last with a total, rainfall to date of 61-2 inches. The continued storm has not only paralysed business and brought untold trouble to the rail- ways coming into Norfolk from the South but it has added increased losses to the already severe damage sustained. French Military Man Tried To Blackmail President Roosevelt Bordeaux, Aug. extraordin.! election and promising further help, ary story at the court martial today; Receiving no reply he wrote again in of a mo'mber of the military ambu-1 March threatening a scandal, "which lanco corps, Cammilo Marquct. who! will cast dishonor upon the whole was charged with attempting to family unless the money was forth- blackmnil President Roosevelt. Ac-1 coming at a fixed date." cording to the evidence before the! In conclusion he wrote: "Tbo high- court. "Marquei vrrot- the esi he-ds are no longer safe on Ottawa 27 -Labor men have January 9 demanding on behalf of i their shoulders, look at Portugal, phoned H Led-er, an Ottawa shoe-1 "my society" without other specifi-iTho president handed the letters to maker, to accept the nomination for I cations for on account of ser. the consul general who commumcat- thc Commons in their interests. 'vices rendered during the presidential ed with the French police. ;