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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. LETHBRICX3E. ALBIiRTA, TUESDAY, DCCEMBER 1, NUM6ER 2M. WILL HANDLE HER OWN TRADE Official Hon. H. R. Sutherland TelU CH Canada's Policy DENIES BRIBERY Supports StaUmcnt of Ot- partmtnt Vancouver, B. 0., Nov. B, arking the Hindu-Honduras com- ieju'oner-Arrived hero today. He the denial entered by the De- ar tment last week that the Hindu elegates were offered bribes to ad- isc in favor of an exodus from Bri- sh Columbia. Chicago, Ills., Dec. and deliberately Canada has been spend- ing something like on railways with, a view to handling the I brought here by Alphonze and WHITE SLAVES Chicago, Nov. first depor ation of alien "white us i of the government crusade be to day when Daniel D. Davis chief immigration inspector at Chi cago left the city for New York witl five Freich women. The women .wil be sent back to France. They wer great trade of the Northwest, accord- ing to H. R. Sutherland, Speaker of the Dominion House. "Canada is in a position to command that atten- tion that its natural resources de- said'Mr. Sutherland. His re- marks were sandwiched into a speech in which Speaker Sutherland lauded Scotland and the Scots at the annual banquet of the Illinois' Society of St. which was held at the Audi- torium last evening. More, than six hundred-Scotch Canadian? were pres- ent. Dufour, who following a raid, escape to' Paris. HAYT1 REBELS ARE GAINING SWAY Aged President Re- fuses To Leave the Capital SASKATCHEWAN LEGISLATURE Summoned to Mett on December the Regina, Sask., Noy, open- ing of the first session oi tho second Legislative Assembly of Baskutche- waii 1ms been fixed for Thursday, De- cember 10th.' A proclamation sum- moning the assembly to meet on that duti? has been issued by the aut Governor. OFFICIAL WAS TRICKED BY TO SAFEGUARD NETHERLANDS Empea Nations Treaties With Holland MAIL FOR FAR NORTH. H. B. Starts With Half Monthi- Trip: Edmonton, Nov.' afternoon London, Nov. 30.- Gazette announces trcatv and alliance -The Pall Mall a forthcoming i'ort Au Prince, Nov. hour brings tho revol'itionary tmijy nearer to Port Au Prince. A ierhng of impending disaster has taUun pos- session Oi the people. I lie :ulv guard of General Antoim? Sim is now not more than U5 or 30 miles from this city an I up 10 the! present time the insurgents havet swept all before them. The govern-j ment losses at Anse Aveau on Fri- day and the defeat of the Royalist troops have caused consternation am- ong the officials oi the government with'possibly exception of President Nord Alexis. Every possible .effort .to get him to leave the country has proved a failure and the aged presi- dent who hac faced many revolutions before, has announced his determina- tion to fight to the last. Throughout the day and night the streets were patrolled by bodies oi G. T. P. SERVICE Winnipeg, Man., Nov. day marked the inauguration of the first regular passenger and freight sei vice on the G. T. between For' William and Lake Superior division UTAH AND IDAHO TIE Salt Lake City, Nov.. thi hardest fought game, ever played in Salt Lake City, Utah and Id foot ball teania played a tie game with Government Loses Its Suit Against Steam- ship Co. NAVIGATION OPEN Two Weeks Rush Is Ex- pected Port Arthur. Out.. Nov. gation wa.s expected to close here on Doc. 5th. The appointed date when marine insurance was to have expir- ed but this date lia.s been extended to December I2th so there are still two weeks longr for navigation during which time the rush of freight in and grain out is expected to be unprece- dented in the annals of Port Arthur. CHINESE ARE GRATEFUL TOM. no score. Idaho had the better the play but could not score. of Nov. Delori- mier has rendered judgment in an interesting case. A couple of years the Elder-Dempster liner Lake Simcof brought to Canada a number THE POPE'S CONDITION Rome, Nov. 30.r-The Oseervatere Romana, publishes the following of- ficial statement regarding the con- dition of the Pontiff. "The slight in- disposition which afflicted the Pope .several days ago, continues. His doc- tors have advised him to rest for an entire week and for this reason all For Remitting Boxer Indemnity Prince Brings Thanks TWO MILLION FORDRYiDOCKS Facilities On Piqfic Coast For Bit Skis between Great Britain and Holland, and predicts a trusted employee of the Hudson's that other governments will soon ar- Bay Company left the city with the range treaties for the protection o! winter mail' for points in the far the Netherlands. If ;hls is true, it north This mail is destined for Fort is another step in the diplomatic iso- MacPherson, on-the Peel and Union of Germany, the possibil- intermediate points. The Edmonton ity that Germany migbteacquire Hoi- man .will drive .north to Lac la'.BUche land has long been regarded as with the mail, where it will be placed menace in England. in the hands of ah experienced north ern traveler, who will take it north to Fort Resolution by dog train, from there another man will proceed with the balance pi.the mail to-Fort Mac- Pherson. The trip to Fort MacPher- son will occupy three months. When the mail was weighed at the post of- fice this morning it was found that therte "were thirty pounds of register- ed, 37 pounds'of -ordinary letters, and 886 pounds of newspapers and maga- zines, making :a total' of 9W? the heaviest, mail ever received for the north at one time. troops who maintained tpdcr. In a proclamation issued by General Sim- on the revolution, he declared he de- oired to release the country from the tyranical rule oi Nord Alexis and that the people would be free to elect another president but it is not known whether he favors General Firraen fox that office or is working in his own interests. Spokane, Wash., Dec. as soon as we nre provided with ade- quate dock the Pacific coast we will have a fleet of battle shipr permanently .stationed on tlie Pacific ocean. We have an appropria- tion of for two dry docks and we want axiolher. With that in- rease in docking facilities, the pres- Lent will send a fleet- to the Pacific of Syrian immigrants. Thirty-four of the number were found to be suf- feriap from trachoma, and the immi- gration officials refused to allow them to land. Some interested parties ap- plied to the courts for a writ of habeas corpus, and the captain and stewards of the ship were ordered to produce the men in court, which they did. The court decided that their de- portation had been legally ordered, and directed that they should be re- turned to the ship. Before this could be done twenty-six of the numbei escaped. The department brought suit against the company for the penalty audiences will bo suspended." INTERNATIONAL GOLF NATCH President-Elect Taft Defeated R. L Borden i ie mi provided by law for the illegal Hot Sprmgs, Va.f Nov. 30.-An m- U.S. AND JAPAN EXCHANGE NOTES Stating Policy Of Each In Far East-Not a Legal Teaty, An But Understanding Washington, Nov. S. Secre- CAPTAIN GOT FEES. tary of State Root, on behalf of the United States andi'Kbgoro Tagahira, ambassador on behalf of Japan this afternoon exchanged notes defining I of exchange was brief, Secretary Root -.Halifax, Nov. enquiry de- handing the ambassador a note which veloped a striking fact this morning, his signature and the ambassa- This was the payment-of fees to Cap-1 tain Peter Johnson, the master of the Government steamer .Lady Laur- ier. Johnson says the payments were legitimate, and.that the Government knew about them. In the afternoon it was shown that two "firms selling hardware to the department made a practice of charging 10 per cent. above the ordinary retail price: These firms were William Robertson and Sons and: A. L. Mcllvin and Co. exchange of notes is based 011 the idea of encouraging and defending free and peaceful commercial develop meat in the Pacific and to this en the signatory powers have already prepared a series of articles expre.s sive of their intentions in the matter Legislative action by the Senate be necessary and the declaration Mr. Robertson said'he never gave a bribe to officials. Mr. Melvin's books showed unpaid accounts due by G. R. MacNamara, the dockyards store- keeper; payment, of which had never been asked and never received. LOCAL NOTES. John Canton has leased one of the three stores reconstructed out th Bijou Theatre, in the Hill Block, and will open up a restaurant in about week. Mr. Canton is setting 'abou to conduct a strictly first-el res taurant. Short orders can be had at any hour, day or night. At that popular house entertain- ment The Eureka last night The Tha- lor giving Root a paper defin- ing "Japan's--policy and bearing his signature. Assistant secretary of State Bacon, second secretary of Che the embassy, Manihara and Mr. Babcock, Mr. Root's private sec- etary were witnesses to the transac- ion. After an-informal exchange oi elicitations "the ambassador and his secretary left the State department ind the former -with a smile on his :ace indicating his great satisfaction over the conclusion of the exchang- es. The full purport of the notes al- ready has been given to the Associat- ed Press. They will be made public simultaneously in the United States the exchange of notes will have t be referred to that body. The d claration is .not a treaty, simply a re-affirmation of what both Japan and the TJ. S. have stood for in China and the far East generally. It is not of legal standing but- its greatest benefit will be derived from the moral effect it'will have-on diplomatic relations governing the far east. In this re- spect it has been likened to the Mon- roe doctrine in American history. It was pointed out today as rather a change of notes with Japan regarding China should occur on the same day on which the Tang Shoa Yi has come to thank the American government for the remission of the Boxer ind em- nd it will never go back." Congressman W. Humphrey of ie Fir-st District of -the State of Vashington, who is stopping in Spo- ane on the way to Washington, D.C., nade the foregoing declaration in the ourse of an interview, _adding: "With our merchant "marine built; up, as it would be. by. subsidies, wt vill not be compelled to purchase and charter foreign ships for as trans- ports and colliers, as-we were dur ng the Spanish war. "Coming down to the .present, wt are confronted with the speetacle-iOf great "Vessels mak- ing a cruise around the world with foroigu ships serving as colliers. In the event of a war between the Unit- ed States and some foreign country, the ships of the enemy with our fleet would have at once to quit thehvem- ployment as supply vessel for our navy, with the possibility that our fleet would bt powerless either to go ahead or return. "Enormous sums have been spent in making our ships to the highest degree invulnerable, yet "we are de- laying to the point of neglect in pro- viding for the upbuilding of the mer- chant marine, which would be an in- dispensable auxiliary to the fleet in the event oi war. Something must be done at once." v of an immigrant. Judge Delori- mior decided, that the men had not been illegally landed, as the officers were compelled to obey the order of the court, that they were in no way responsible for the escape as the men were not in their charge at the time, and that the landing of the iuimi; grants were not illegal, as it was not a voluntary act on the part of the officers. tt-rnational golf game was played to- day between president Taft, of the United States and Senator Bourne of Oregon on one side and R. L. Bor- den, leader of the Conservative party in the Canadian House of Commons, and G. H. Perley, Conservative member of the same body, on the links here. The United States won bv a score of 8 up. MAYOR HENDERSON ADDRESSESELECTORS Willing To Serve Another Year-Wants Men Of Ability Elected In Council Washington, D. C., Nov. ing the thanks oi the grateful peopla for the remittance by the American people of a large sum of the Boxer indemnity, Lang Shao Yi, president of tho Chinese Foreign Board and ere ated a special ambassador for the occasion, arrived in Waskington to- day accompanied by Prince Tuai Fu, a member of Chinese royal fam- ily and a distinguished group of at- taches. The party was accorded the honor of being met by Huntington Wilson, third assistant secretary of of state and numerous other officials of the state department and several aids of President Roosevelt. There were no formalities at the Union sta- tion other than the exchange of greet- ings. After the party was escorted to residences in an excellent part of the city where they will be domiciled during their stay. The icception committee left the ambassador and the Prince at their doors, no ceremonies of any charac- desired by the visitors until they were settled and rested after their long journey, The recent be- reavement of the Chinese people brought by the sudden deaths of the Dowager Kmpress and the Emperor, vas another reason for the- simplici- y of the greeting. It is known that he Prince brings presents and letters of rare value for President Roosevelt, "Mrs. Roosevelt. President-elect Tait, and Secretary of State Root and other American officials. The char- acter of the gifts, however, will not be made public until ihe presenta- tions hftve been made. The portion of the Boxer indemnity which has been remitted by the American Gov- ernment amounts _to. nearly Mayor's Office, LethbrLdge, Dec. 1, 1903. To the Secretary-Treasurer, Acting Mayor, Aldermen and Ratepayers of the City of Lethbridge: I intend to leave on a trip abroad .in c. short time, I think it now my dutv to thank the members of my council for the very able way in which they have assisted me in rny work of office, I assure in" 'salaries made during the year I thimk have been warranted. If the men in tb present position arc not good" enough for the City they can appoint others There are plenty of capable inert her who would be only too pleased t accept the positions. I must thank my warm supporter W. C. Ives for the adVice he has giv- en me at all times for _thc good of The special Ambassador and his party looks forward with great plea- sure to several months' stay in the United States. He spent the days of his boyhood in New England, but has not been in this country since 18-31. ILlVs ILL lll> TV n. -w----------i you it afforded me great pleasure to the city and I appoint him Acting have been associated with them. Mayor for the balance of the term Tuanking the Ratepayers and Alder men for their support during the We have started' nt the foundation -to build up our city and I would very FELDT GOING TO SWEDEN. Taber, Alta., November X. A. Feldt leaves tomorrow on a" three months' visit to Hessleholm, Sweden, to visit his aged mother, much like to see it still continue im-, year, vear, and wishing you all a bright whom he has not seen for many and Japan tomorrow night, with a niey. Apart from the reiteration of few other publications in both coun-lthe tries on Wednesday morning. The' attitude of the Government m- fContinued on Back Page.) A Macleod Hotel Robbed proving, and should you see fit To i elect me for another term, I would uggest to the Ratepayers to be very careful in electing men of ability and those that can devote time to fill their respective offices on the Council in order to still continue the building of it up. I am well pleased with the great progress made during the past year It will bo my intention when away TIRED OF DODGING Counterfeiters Telephone for the lice Po- Chicago. Nov. know it is only a matter of time when you will grt us anyway, ten Duo presented their screamingly graceruliy. funny sketch. "The Man Who Looks Like and the enthusiasm with which it waa received by.the large audience fully justified the enterprise of the new proprietors, Messrs Mor- ris and Niven in booking this excel-] lent turn.. Coupled with the which were equally appreciated, the entertainment proves one of the most enjoyable we have had the pleasure of participating in in tho city for a long time. Any one who enjoys a hecxrty laugh should fail to visit tho Eureka this week. The prize winners at the masquer- ade ball last Friday dressed genttleman, G. E, Bell. French Prince; best drewed indy, Miss J. Rosbaskey, Queen of the Fete; most original gentleman, B. B. Langley. Roman soldier; most orig- inafiady, Mrs. W. A. Brown, Al- berta's Pride; most comical gentle man. Fred tramp; most comi- cal ladies, Mrs. N. Phair and Mrs. G. Neidig, twin babies. Prizes fo; best dancers were give.n to the fol- D. Fraswr, beat lady; Mr. W. Horribin, best pen- tleman'wuHzer; Mrs. G. Neidig, best lady two-stepper; Mr. Mason, beat gentleman two-stepper. After thr prizes were won a flashlight was taken of the group. so we may r.s well This message the telephone reach .1 Peter ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOLS GROWING Macleod, Alta., Nov. cash register in the American Hotel was rifled of its contents some time Sun- !day night, being taken. The burglar gained entrance to tho bar room through a door in the basemen' of the hotel. visiting other cities to be working for the interests of Lethbridge and I hope I will have some good results to re- port upon ray return. and very prosperous New Year, Ee- ieve me, Yours respectfully, W. Henderson. WORKMAN TRIAL Methodist Court of Appeals to Try Heresy Charge Toronto, Ont., Nov. court of appeals of the Methodist church wil meet here on Wednesday. One of the most interesting cases is the heresy trial of the Rev. Dr. Work- man, of Montreal. years. Mr. Feldt was one of the first fore- men of the Baymond Sugar Factory and held that' and other positions of trust for three or four years. He has secured a valuable homestead near the Reliance mine where he will-per- manently reside alter his return from Europe. SMALL FIRE Brabebarge of the United States se- cret service, from two mei had flooded Milwaukee Ave. business houses with spurious f.v bilk to the aggreate of "Come Reliable Evidence Of Pro- gress Of Letkbridge THE ALBERTAN Second-handstore, dealers in all kki-i of socond-hand goods; the highest price paid for all kinds of old clothes. Write to Albortan Second-hand Store, Box 630 Post Office, Lethbridge. AT TABER men equipped from Rilley's pool room. only to find nothing left hut a small pile of live embers. The hose, how- ever, was turned on, and intense darkness prevailed an instant later. Subsequent to this stage of the-game The attendance at the SUTHERLAND SAFE Windsor. Ont.. N'ov. a gen- public icral meeting oi tho North Essex Con-j Fire Brigade To Handle Engines At the Fire LOCAL NOTES. Since thc cold snap set in the ground is frozen to the deoth of ab- out a foot. Dr. Lovering was appointed vice president of Wesley Church Epworth League at the business meeting of the League last night. The regular meeting of the Fort- nightly Club will be held tomorrow evening at the home of Dr. Stewart, Burdett St. The first of a series of studies in Shakespeare will be taken schools still continues to increase ra-1 servalivc Association it was decided, SUHJOO OVIll kv. I X- ll i. f fllli dollar pidly. During the past month forty-j not to enUr a protest against the A small barn at the rear of the I lint- i 15 T i ATrrvVTmn hfiinl VTOS COinplctcly CICS- eight new pupils wcr-j enrolled, but (election of II. Sutherland. C. Russell's Injury Proved Fatal crease of thirty-three. themselves are enough in-: by[ for another] j i fifteen removed, making net on over and make the pinch, atlaea _____ iL.A_ -___ the voice, which named a meeting place. Shortly after Brabebarge ap- peared at the federal building with his two prisoners. The said they had grown tired of trying to elude the de- tectives. OFFICIAL 13 AROUSED Hamilton. Nov. Jel-, hotel vros completely troyed by firo last night. At seven o'clock as Mr. John S. Atkinson op- tho gong of Chemical Xo. 4, was heard in the distance, and which up, and an interesting meeting is ex- showed signs of distress. A crowd of pccted. boys ran-to its rescue and discovered The social department, as usual, some of the men lying exhausted up- made a success of the meeting of the on the ground their knees having be-! Westminster Guild last night. The como so weak that further progress j feature of the meeting was a guess- was out of tho question. Mayor Douglas was at the fire and when asked where thc tiremou were, were given by Mrs. McCleneghan and ho said, "We haven't any. They all resigned their positions." From this we learn that thc ing contest. Songs were rendered by A. Ely and Miss Hazell. Readings last Lcthhridgo must certainly j fis announc d today that he would j cned thc cloor of thc hotcl to hlsj spark of pride in the Tnher Firo De- be growing when a new department' invc to any om- who could pro-jchores, bo was horrified at seeing ought to bo opened each month. The dnce evidence xhat ho had ever au-jbarn in flnmcs. He frantically vush- total enrollment of pupils to aate in' thorizad a policy of toleration in into thc Rtablc _ 11 ic rtsa inst month ncction with disorderly houses, al-; __ _ __ says he believes tolera- resciied his only span of horses from tho deadly Russell, who was kicked by a horse at the Little Bow about a week ago succxur.bed to his injuries at the Gait Hospital on Friday night. He loaves a wife and two little certain extont is necessary, names that already commenced partment has gone out. and. appar- ently nothing is doue to tho matter. Miss Macdonald. H. E. Miebach and wife left this morning on a three months' trip to Chicago, where they will visit Miebach brother for a time, and tained by any department, was that of K. R. Davidson's room in West- minster School, whose average of at- tendance was 95.36 per cent. all the schools is 088 and last month the attendance was as against though he and 473 last Xovemlxir. The JJ ion to a avcrago attendance during the their work of cremation. The showTd a splendid record of over 861 REDUCE LICENSES horses were severely singed. percent. The highest average at-j St. Catherine. OnL. Nov. Atkinson fortunately escaped with City Council tonight to sub-; but a few minor burns, none ot wmcn mit by-law for a of the'however, an; serious. A valuable, set j hotol licenses from 19 to 12. j of harness and a pair of valuable j i blankets were also destroyed. Thc j fire, "no doubt, originated at thej south-east comer of the ham where H. Sibbald, formerly of tho Bank nshes woro pilot! daily by the family, of Montreal staff in the city, was; AS heavy west wind had boon blow brought in from ranch at the; ing all day, the presumption is that A are from some Principal These gleaned report to the School Bonrd last cv- fact Hamilton's', to mourn his loss. His brother, Tno full board was present. Russell, arrived in the city yesterday was C0nsi0erable discussion ab- morning from Idaho. The funora: QUt furn.ture nnd finishing for the was held at three o'clock yesterday new central School but the Board afternoon to the public cemetery, [adjourned for a few days so as tons- Rev. Mr. Eraser, of Claresholm, con-lcertajn more facts concerning these ducted the service. 'matters. H.ut- Barr last night, and this morn-; this was the immediate cause of thc r_r wuh removal t" the hospital, in blaze. v.-ry low condition of health. This' 7.20 chemical engine No. 2 ar- EttThCMn about half past two, Mr. rived upon the scene of the disaster. being drawn by a string of young iu'w block is to erected in the spring on the site .it present oc- cupied by Whitney's livery stabl" INfr. Whitney has sold the three lo to a company, who will build a largo blsjck ono hundred and twenty-five by feet. Tho stable will torn dowi and Mr. Whitney will will then proceed to California, where they will spend the greater part ot the winter. Ur, J. E. Lovering, who has spent the post five months in the of Magrath and Cards ton, has commenc- ed a medical practice in Lethbridge. The Doctor has great "faith in fu- ture of our in a few years it will be the second city ta-r province. He is a graduate of Mc- j Gill Medicai College, Montreal, and j has had considerable experience. He will occupy his comfortable offices in the Oddfellow's Block, corner of Round and DufTerin, the latter part oi this month, where he will be pleas- ed, to meet with anyone desiring raed- rjvct a new livery barn on cheaper proporty. ical advice. His temporary ters are at the Dallas Hotel. See his professional card in another ;