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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbrldge. Alta.. Thursday. DecembeiM. 1910; i ry wn J-'AJaJiJ lHJ HAS SDTON AN BIG INCREASE'' IN CUSTOMS RECEIPTS The .ank clearings for the week ending this morning at the local clearing' house are Last week they were The customs -receipts for November, 1910, were As Noy 1909, this is a. gain of- J13- 618.80. SHOT AND KILLED Mexican President Takes the Eighth Oath of Office CEREMONY IS QUIET NEW MARK IS ESTABIISHED Usual Pomp is Lacking Because of Revolution- ary Trouble Mexico. City, Dec.; throughout' .Chihuahua and' Northern Mexico'still menacingliis dictatorship, Horfierio Diaz was sworn in here to- day for the as president of Contrary to former customs, no pub- lic Jubilations parked Diaz introduc- tion into populace was barred and only the diplomatic corps and officials heard Diaz and his vice president, Roman Corrol re- peat their oaths of office.' Following the ceremonies at the hall of congress the presidential party proceeded to the national.palace where the two execu- tives received, resident diplomats and small .'delegations representing private Interests.. v Apparently.fearing-an outbreak dur- ing the thevpresident's in. auguration, of .police in readiness throughout'the city. Tlie Customs Revenue at Montreal Larger than -Kvef jBefore Montreal, rev- enue collected at Montreal for; the sev- en months of navigation reached the ten million mark this-year .for the first time in the.history-.br.the-.port Jfie coiiectlollsr amounted to an Increase of 9iJ over the same period of October was the only month" showing a August- showed" the largest in- crease.. It is Reported That Has Completed Arrangements With McKenzie to Build Inta the Great Waterways at Edmonton-Nothing Definite r is Said ar TITQC? _- i HURT IN EXPLOSION AT LONDON, Condon, streets were lighted by hydro-electric power tonight for 'the first time. Hon Adam Beck turned the switch 'ttrpugnt .the power from the -trans- tormer. station to the distribution plant and Chairman Pocock of the board of water- turned the switch that sent the power over the wires to light the city. Everythin; worked Premature. Blast in Phoenix Mine Re- suits-Seriously Fnoenix, B. C., Nov. Gill and Joseph Christian were, victims -of a premature explosion, at the'Rawhide mine, this afternoon. recover, -but are; very aou-btrul. They a in 'the lighted' ran- very, rapidly; to', ntfte, premature ly. with tiie'men -few'.feet away. -Both men'-Tvere. are" in the hospital in'k precarious, condi- tion. Edmonton, Nov. SO.-That. Premier Sir ton has now an alternative-propo- sition for the construction of a'-road into; some part of the north country to offer the legislature in lieu of-the abandonment of the Great TVaterways, is said to be the "result of conferences he'held with" D. D Mann, vice-president of the Canadian" T> i Northern Railway yesterdav during the iatter's visit to the city The members of'the legislature who have opposed Siiton's Waterwavsbill on the ground that it meant the en- tire abandonment- of the north coun- try, are said to have Seen following these conferences, even-' by Mr ,Mann himself, that something would be doing within .nest vear or so in the, way of complete tail- way facilities for the north. Mr. Mann ha-c conferences with oth- er interested -parties as well as that hei was :on all sides to com- to himrt r T mence of, a'road north- wardsJiudSf rtL earliest possible moment -Hudson .Bay, and_ already v, ed. Bid Sail on the Steamer Majestic is JTr. Mann was present at the speak- er, s, dinner-last-evening, and after- with Hon. C w Cross Cornwall and oth- ers. Hewlett, almost at once for tne east .on a special train which had been in readiness for him since mid- night.. Mr. Mann Jnade only one statement before .be lett that couM be taken sie nificantly.. ,WMle -he would make no as, to the results of -his the Premier, he said .tae; b.N.K. had- now surveyors out wqiiW.-Aa.ve in ther: a road into that county is a rThe C.N.R. a'; charter TOLSTOI DYING' TAXIS WREGKE0 BY CHAUFFEURS katchewan Payej. through Saddle Lake- country..-.Whatever arrangement has been will not likelv be any legislation this-session. _What is-; expected is thafr Premier have some announcement to make respecting an alternative pro he replies, as he -will likely in the debate on the Waterways bill. It is Bxpected he will endeavor to take the wind dut'orthe sails of the opposing speakers oh the-bill by tell- ing the house that he never-proposed to abandon the north country entire- ly, that-he even proposes that a rail- way snail, be built, to the that he merely- proposes to use the present to wipe out the overdue-debt pr, the province. In York Kecklessly Destroyed Macliines 'York, :N. Y., squad of striking chauffeurs kept the police, on the jump: tonight ninniiig'.to the rescue of wrecked taxi-cabs. The strikers smashed windows- slashed tires .and.broke; in; the doors.' they tipped over- two taxi-cabs. Onlv after Negro Bandit a Career of. Crime Stopped by Watchman BULLET IN HEART" Terrorized an Entire Train Load of Pas- sengers theatre district.- in ToistolMs dying; Messages received here from Yasnaya. Poliana, where the Countess-lives, declares that' her fever has reached, a crit- ical stage. and is mo- mentarily expected! HiWMM SUPPOSED LINIMENT.' EXPLODED -Pittsburg, Dec. Falsgiver, aged 47, sat -before an open grate fire' last night, rubbing a rheumatic ankle with what he thought was turpentine. proved to. toe gasoline, 'and, when it exploded it hurled him from his rocker and set fire to the-house. Firemen ex- tinguished the blaze an-d Falsgiver .was 'taken to the hospital. Fisherman on Lake Win- nipeg Has Fatal Accident _liv Man., Dec. .John fatevens-arrived here br dog train to- day with the- body., of John Smith, a Scotchman, about'25 years of are whose-home was'in'Selkirk. Srntth and. his working mate, while Ushinw at Bull Head Point "on Lake Winni- !or, CfPtain Stevens, -went Voff Quarantine tonight had -a better disguise than when she''came to Canada in aboard" tie JMpntrose. Her name does not appear on-the passenger list and no "one lite her. Officers of tonight she had not been recognized. It was reported in'cable, despatches from London that Miss Leneve had taken passage second class under the name of 'Miss Allen. Winnflpeg, right to cut '.-fire-killed- and .green -tam-ber in townships 45( and of the third was auctioned off here, to- day, the prices-secured-varying fifty-cents to per thousand feet. There were twenty-one .berths in all rnis district was burned- over last year and tne timber must be cleared, away within twelve months. AdYocating the Political Candidacy of Former Brotiier-in-law Dec, Ava 'Wlfng Astor, wh'o- diyorcea Cpl. ob entering, -with--enthusiasm Tipon.the as- sisting her-former husbancfs relative, Villiain Waldorf Astor. in. ,.his fight a s'eat House of- Commons- Mrs. Astor '-has.: .gone. to Plvmouth, where_ Mr. Astor, is -stand' as a Unionist she is wnifnp.- letters to friends, asking them to do what they can; The defeat of the not- ed expatriate, is, freely predicted how- ever, of his beauti- ui champion and former sister-m- aw. occupants vehicles then proceeded BOY- rs SAVED FROM. DROWNING Rescued From River at .Winnipeg frf Nick Kov. mind. and courage of. Avard Knight saved a lad -named Breckert. from drowning in the. river" today JSreckett went through .the ice .while skating- and was in. .danger.-ofvdrown, .ing. Knignt-- .--pole'Tahd: stretching it-across ed out at. imminent danger-to'Mmseli and 'rescued his rBreckett Tvas Bulled, from the water ioiie. too soon, 'bandit robbed, passengers aboard westbound St.Louls and San sco train, and in the end shot to ;4eath a rallnrar- watchman. The train had just start- .the bridge over the on the outskirts MempMs Thomas, 'revolver-in thrqugh the -doorway, separated the-: white and'-colored smoking com- partments. The -negro commanded "hands and further mphy, score: complied. Then passed" Ms: THE PRICE OF wentT been. divested -of their purses ana Walton appeared. Wal- ton'; fired asVhe entered the coach, the touiiet." striidng just" ab.ove the heart..-He attemp'teAlo -use his wsapon. toppled him. oyer "-with-'anbther .-bullet" K DEFECTIVE SWITCHBOARD Winnipeg, Nov. jury inves- tigating the death of Robert Houston, who was electrocuted in the C. P. shops, returned a'verdict tonight that his death was due to defective switch- board, but no negligence oil the part of the -company was found. OICVCU3, through the ice with their sled "r and aogs and. after being, in the water for a considerable Jack Stevens son of the captain, came: to their res- cue and.succeeded, Smith's companion' out, but Smith had; sunk and was drowned along.-.with Steven's team. Smith'svbodv was. re'cover- eci and will be taken to mterment. Junior Member for Calgary Made Two-Hour Speech- in 'Whichfe Gave His Opinion on the Law of the Case Says SiftonVPolicy is He Has Contempt for Clarke but Respect, for the Agreement _ 1 j.'L j j. _ -TK _ _ _ Dec. debate the Waterways bill will occupy on'; in the debate on Premier Sifton's Wa- i the" tencays bill, and he employed his CLOSED SEASON ON THE LAKES Nineteen Grain Boats Cleared Ft. William Yesterday spe< John Smith's broth-er was burned It i to death on the ill-fated Premier. remainder of this -week and possibly usual-style of flowerv oratorv Jnn Rulljerford phrase for rhetorical speak today, and also'Mr. Michenit. j Nevertheless, like all remer. Cap tarn Stevens was the first officer of the Premier. ADOLPH MAY RUN Brandon, Nov. Adolph is -being besieged .by ratepayers askin- him to stand for re-election, and it to say, and several i listen to. Rutherford adjourned the de- bate, and. will have the floor Thursriav .afternoon. Two Hours' Speech Mr. Bennett spot- for upwards of JUA uwwaius 01 two hours. His speech" was quite as t.nriiliTifr ne- c_J____ a_ Will the City Be efl to Pay Will "Will the city Detective Sergeant -Kgan's lawyers bill? It "will be re- membered that Egan 'stand trial on a charge of shooting one-Win. 'Stewart of Calgary, in a fracas'in the redilght -district, of recent _inemory. Chief Justice Harvey acquitted and completely exonerated him 'bf any 'blame in the whole and noth ing in the trial was -brought out that was.in jury way a discredit to .JEgan- It was.thought 'that the city solicit ORDER RESTORED Lisbon, PortagnSJ that com- ijie'teioraer. wasVrestored granting of the demands otthe rebel- sailors. The gover- ...who suspected of protecting religious, orders, has been. RUMOR IS -DENIED- France, Dec. night's rumor that the American, the, fleet had fceen. Jost'.Vidth several men, -was disprov-' d today. It grew'put of the swamp- ng of the crew a French launch- the crew-.of which were rescued by- lue jackets from the .battleship Louis--: ana. o vu-tjl L or should- bave -been employed -by the --------------o other'members are also to address the ouse and explain their position. Thca iere will be the premier's reply, _Night sessions may commence to- night. There is an "immense amount or business before the house; only one bill having been finally passed, and a Second Is fnr -looks today as if he ,will-be forced rcady for third reading, run again. Committees have done little work as AUTHORITIES WANTCOMS Fort William, record In rapid clearance was established here today when nineteen grain boats left tfie harbor bound for lower ports Officially, this is season or navigation "cen aavisea ijy the heads The ,ast vessel their denartments and the Italian leave was the Kenora, which escap-1 enunent to watch for 118 tne additional insuranr'p Milanese Spokane, Dec. officials and federal authorities in this citv aavisea 0V the heads of ed of jxcuuid, wiucn escap- cmment to watch for 148 pieces of additional insurance premium' Milanese between 500 and one per cent fey 15 minutes J years old. stolen.from the Castle %.or one per cent fey 15 minutes spirit of the last final effort to 'bring the season to a successful close resulted-in- the despatch from this Port or approximately in 15 hours. two million of Sforzenco, Italy, September w w UJ.A, it-S yet, and there are many bills readv for committee. Mr. Hoadley will this" afternoon ask ha. the total amount is that has been; expended on the land titles ace mf Calgary and on the construc- tion Oi tne ivoi'mai school at Cal- gary. Mr. Bennett will a-sk for his return showing the amount of fire insurance earned by the province and amounts paid m premiums and to .whom pa-id -j.fi W3li ?love on Thursday ot his biii resspeciine of Milan, last.' It is eiin I he married women's property act. Bennett's Session Edmonton, Nov4 noon's- session of DALLAS FIRE- SWEPT Dallas. Texas. Dec. today destroyed thirty frame build- ings, six retail stores, six Wrdin- Part the Bue11 PlaninJ mill, Dallas ice and fuel piant and oth- The loss- in reach Five hundred people are homeless a result. The fire is bnrndn, within throe blocks of Main street ft f fire fighters.. T "i. KVO i 0 JS -supposed that, the coins were brought to the northwest in October by Ital- ian laborers hired to work on con- struction work in this state. Cus- toms officials at Kbrthport have'hcen instructed to watch for the entry of the relics through that'port- The stolen coins were part of a-n exhibit maintained by the Italian gov eminent and were the property of an Italian count. They- are supposed to he the rarest coins Of their kind, and TIW. onjy ones in existence. Aside from antiquarian value, thev repre- sent between and 000 Most 01 the coins, says the dcs'crip. tion, were marked Wjth asterisks as 'a precautionary measure to dis'tin- giiish them, in case they were stolen The notice says that the stolen coins were sought after by American collec- tors. They werc not-for" sale, A. ;HUGE CONSOLIDAT.'ON r _ Halifax, N. g., Dec. the purchase of a controlling interest in .the Cumberland and Railroad Company, official announcement of which has just been made, the leading directors of the Do- minion Steel Corporation bave ta'ken preliminary steps to- a great industrial coali- tion. The change of owner- ship .is expected to terminate the strike of miners which has existed at Spring Hill. N. B., for over fourteen months. U U tnnlling as his famous one of last qton Hc scored.. the government i city to defend its police officer .LU me o tne i as ae was on duty at the time to POD- f the city solicitor, sent of the' bond holders "who hart crown prosecutor, and he pro- sold the securities "of this railway secuted The .result was that company to the capitalists who ex- fiad to. engage, other counspl _ _ P _ _. pected to reap fortunes from the de- velopment of the country ,this rail- way was to travel through. The Pre- mier replied that he would speak lat- frV.m, cr, i i Mr. Bennett questioned his right to i (speak twice on the second of the bill. Mr. Bennett termed- the premier's bin as an act pf confiscation, pro uucea high authority 'to interpret the I meaning of confiscation" as robbery un- der a form of law. He said in open- ing his address that he had never T risen to speak upon any matter m VI which he felt; so-serious a responsi- put, U5 being asked to be a party to an act of confiscation, something-which had-never yet been The chief of police will recommend that the bill, for some be paid by tne council, as Egan. was in the dis- charge of his