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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, I9M. NO. PLOT ON THE COAST POLITICS IN CRIME ParU Sikhs Plan To Get Rid Of BritUhRule In India Vancouver, B, C., ing to a sensational evening paper startling details of tfeThugo plot to overthrow the British rule in India and place a Sikh as ruler of the country, which is now seething with sedition, have fallen into the hands of secret awvice officers, working for the British government on the Paci- fic coast. The date of the great up- rising and the plan of the campaigm which was to have been followed put are also known to tbe authorities. It has long been "suspected by the In- dian office in London that the scheme to throw off the British yoke, of .which the'outrages that are daily tak ing place in disturbed India wan be- ing worked from and "for last three months "spies were ga- thering information. From Oakland on the south to Seattle, Portland and Vancouver on the north, tbeoe secret service officers havo probed 'ev- ery Hindoo circle with the startling result that it was -found that- the headquarters'of the revolutionary par ty was located on the coast. Vparis, Nov. The Libre ParoJo, au; anti Semetic journal, is still keeping up the cry that President Fe- who died in this city in 1899, victini ol a political murder because intended to. refuse UM ftquftrt for retrial the Drey- (ua case. It claims now that Ad- olphe StelnheiJ, who was found dead in -hit itwjdmm at Paris last May rris i niiurdered with tho connivance o us wife and the political police. The object of the crime was to obtain po- seesioa of certain letters written by M. which the paper alleges jnon now active in pub lie life A SPLENDID RECORD. 6t. John, N.B., Dec. Ser gcant John Whill, wHohas> beenlift> years on the St John force, wa tonight voted t year's leave of ab sence on full "pay. He has no blac mark against him" in his long career. A HARD BLOW TO THE TORY PARTY Premier Hazen Two Seats In New Brunswick SMALLPOX LONDON. London, Oat., Dec. small- pox epidemic is growing more serious and besides.' the Institute, which was closed. todajr, a number ol Public schools may'abut down. Nt'w cases are being every day. FARMER SHOT HIMSELF. Dec. because of Jfoward Mow- bray, aged thirty, uuawrric-d, farmer, living near whot himself yesterday. THEY EXPECT WHEAT TO SOAR MR. TEMPLEMAN HAS RESIGNED Directions were leaders in India sent to tho minor by an apparently harmless source through, a 'Voll- known1 native firm in Calcutta. The real loader is described- as a new Guru Nanak. He is Sikh ofbexoeptipnal- ly high caste whor by special djspen- sation has been alloyed to leave his native country in order to prepare himself as a ruler when the time cornea. He is still little more than a youth and has taken -his degree at Cambridge -and -has followed -this up with a special course at Columbia University. His headquarters were at New York for .0- considerable time. At the present time he is- .very much sought after by secret service men but his location, which .js mitted to be on this '-continent, is only known to the highest council of the -revolutionists, consisting of sev- eral high caste Five of the Council are known, to the authorities, and although until recently several of the men un- der the British flag in Vancouver. St. John, N; Ha- zen government received a reverse by tho defeat iii the Northumberland and Carleton counties bye-elections of both Conservative candidates. The vacancies were caused by resignations of B. Frank Smith of Carleton and Donald Morrison in. Northumberland to contest seats in the Dominion elec- tions. J. Is. Burchill was nominated by-Liberals'of Northumberland to run against F. D. Swim, the Conserva- tive nominee, and he was elected b> two hundred majority, although'ab- sent in the United States at the time of nomination and throughout tin. time of campaign on a trip for the benefit of Burchill had the active support of'Hon. John Morris ay, commissioner of public works in the Hazen cabinet, who, notwithstand ing appealc from Premier Hazen anc rest of his. refused t drop Burchill and support Swim. 1 is freely predicted that as a result o Ottawa, Dec. Wm. Temple Morrisey's attitude that his stay man, minister of Inland Revenues has [the government camp. short In; Carleton: where the lo :al government had a great majorit last March, C. W. Uphami, Libera by 147 over W. J. Owens, Con ACCIDENT AT Moncton, N.jB., Dfc. Scwartz, a prorhinTenfc man hilft driving was struck by a treet car, and; 'hich caused his death. Ralpk Nay Succeed tie Cabnei tendered his to Premier Liurier. An announcement may be expected -veitJuti a few days whether BLACK LEG: J WiiulBor, leg, Three Chicago Men Hold 2O Million Bushels Chicago, Ills., Dec. than twenty million bushels of wheat, the largest amount ever held by any one STRANGE TRIBE OF NEGROES. Discovered by Dutch Explorer in South America New York, Dec. strange tribe of negroeK was recently discovered by Lieut. R. H. Wimanjj, of the Dutch navy, who arrived here today from an expedition into hitherto unexplor- ed parts of Dutch Guinea in South America. The negroes were encountered a hundred miles up the Surinam river. They appeared never to have seen a white man before, and while perfectly black, yet were not of the thick-lippec type. After considerable effort theii language was found to be a mixture of several European tongues. The opinion is that they are descendant of slaves who had escaped from tb coast many generations ago. NOT ONE DROP OF BLOOD SHED contagious form oi cuttle jmau or commission of. men in Chica- has: made its Appearance is now in the hands of Wm. H. V S. Frascr, who suy the market is in a tate of high excitement awaiting re- iiu.3- lijuuv Rochester township, County, Bartlctt, Cop. Patten and nd some fourteen effected have fifteen cattle VACANCYv IN -OTTAWA. .Ottawa, Dec. While no formal resignation can take place till Parlia- ment meets and a Speaker Is chostfn, t is understood thatT' Sir' Wilfrid Was .already f intimated that ic will ,elect jici sii. Jor his old con- stituency of Qucbecreast, and give up the Ottawa seat, to .which he was elected in October.: PRAIRIE NEAR 1AGRATH Week Of Srs. Barker he. is again, to enter the government servativc. Two more vacancies or not. The. '.'general impression is that ilr. Templeman will retire and that, if any one takes his place at all from the province of British Columbia, it will be Kalph Smith, member for TARR1F REVISION SURE Washington, Dec. the sitting" of the committee on the re- vision of the tariff it has become' evi- dent that the various 'factions in the House are united on the one "propo- sition to pass a billHhat a thorough and impartial revision of the tariff laws as_ they are at pres- are imminent in Kings and Albert coun- ties but tho government will hardly dare open the constituencies after yes- terday's reverse. There is a general feeling against Prennpr Hazen throughout the province for his atti- tude in the lost Dominion elections, in reading a mlsc affidavit against Hon. Win. Pugslcy." Liberals also are bitter against him after-having assisted in putting him in power to have'.so many Liberal officers' dismiss ed as his first act. alts of the deal at present. It is jigger than the Joe Loiter corner, when that plunger lost eleven million dollars. It is the biggest since Gates :orner, m which millions were" lost a ow years ago. It is bigger by at east five million Ijushcls than c-ld Hutch attempted long ago, yet it 5: not a corner. It is purposed to mere y take advantage of what it believes to be the world condition and .ti have a large amount of wheat to sel when the price soars. In their opin- ion it will go to 81.38 or -10. riot as a result'of their urc! t-ut bo- cause of a combination i-i circumstan- ces around the Id wh'ih m- man TO OVERTHROW GOVERNMENT San Salvador, Dec. overthrow the government of Presi dent Figueroa was discovered an frustrated today. Martial law ha been proclaimed. A Change Of Govern- ment Takes Place In Hayti GREAT RECORD AT WINNIPEG Wheat Inspector Figures Surprisingly Large Port an peo- ple of Port au Prince have revolted against the Government. They are now in possession of the .city. There has no fighting with the Gov- ernment troops. A provisional Gov- ernment has been established, and General Ligitame has accepted the Presidency of the new admiriistfa-" tion. Uneasiness was noted throughout the night on the part of the people, but it was not thought that the out- break would occur so soon, nor that the movement would be successful without the shedding of a drop of I blood. The deposed President, Nord Alexis, is still at the palace. The members of the diplomatic corps were in conference at 9 o'clock for the pur-" pose of taking measures to facilitate the departure of Nord Alexis from the Republic. The coup has been re- markably successful. Magrath, Noyl Nephi. Har- ker returned frpm.jnisj'mission in the. States The fun er-ftl 01 his who died last week was held on -day. A large attendance relatives and friends were "at ''thV'meeting house where the was held. ARCHIE McCALLUM DEAD. Gore Manitoulin; Nov. Judge Archibald MacCallum, former- ly a Toronto .newspaper''man and a prominent pol itical worker., died here today of pneumonia. Judge Mae- Callum leaves a widow and a family of :young: children. The body, will probably be taken to Paisley for in- terment. Judge MacCallum was born in fifty-five year.s ago. Winnipeg, Man., Dec. three days, between Saturday morning and Monday, there were inspected at Win- nipeg two million thirty-four thou- j NO CHARGE FOR STEAMER. Would not Think of Paying for of Government Vessel. Halifax, N.S., Dec. Cas- MINISTER BITTEN. Toronto, Dec. J. D. Mor- row, of'. St. Mark's Presbyterian to a short term m office for the.Ha- z-m government. POPE'S HEALTH. Rome, Dec. physi- cians feel, they declare, from which he is suffering, is pursuing a normal courser hut expressed anxi- ptv on account'of his weakness. WALTER SCOTT'S APPEAL: Regina, Sask., Dec. Valter Scott has_ made an appeal to he _ electors of the" provincial con- tituencies of Saltcoats and Hum- Lives Lost At Celebration The Misses Harkcr came was> badly bitten by a dog iu on 'Tuesday's' :tratn uml Bishop He was wheeling on Queen St. when Brandlcy-of Stirling; H. S. .Alien ami the dog rushed at; him...mangling his leg. Mr.-Morrow is; r. brother-in-law sand bushels -of wheat, the biggest [-sells, of the Marine Commission, brought out some new and interest ing facts today. The evidence was gone over again of the giving of sums of money to Captain Peter Johnson, of the sen'ices steamer Lady in connection recorded' in three days that so far has been made. Total receipts of grain ior a single day were reached Monday, when 850 cars of all grades were inspected at Winnipeg. Total I then master inspection of wheat past Winnipeg j L'aurier, for up to the night of Nov. 30th, was J with the steamers Mount Temple and roughly, forty-five million bushels. Heetia. Navigation is extended instead S. Davidson, who was testifying, closing on the 5th, and the great; contended that the payments were bulk of this wheat will have left the legitimate, but that no one ever head of the lakes 'before the season [thought of paying the Government for closes. attcndwl FOR, MAYOR-dt Regina, Dec. H. Wil- liams, a prominent merchant. here and an old "timer this morning show- ed his willingness to'stand for the mayorality....... MADE A BAD SLIP: London, Ont., .Dec. 1 Jen nings, Princess Avenue, took carbolic acid in for medi cine, and is now in the hospital in'a critical condition. Vienna, Dec. honor of ".Em- boldt, where by-elections tare being beror Brands Joseph's diamond jub- the funeral arwL took part in" vice. The hall was very nicely -dec- orated by- the Y.M.L.I.A. and the flo- ral. decorations "were very beautiful indeed. .Special mentions-should be made of the wreath gii-en'vbv-'-.the'Pri mary and 'the flowers iccaved hito horps by ...the of '.which, de- ceased was a member. The many flowers that wore donated go to show in a small way th-3 of respect and esteem in which .the late Mrs. Harker was held. The choir and the of A..E. Tves. Embargo Is Wellliiformed Throughout the-week there has been moderately active demand for Mani- toba wheat in but- mainly for lowest grades, prices for "higher grades evidently influences. having deterrent held next Monday. Hon. J. A. Cal- ths wns illuminated on a der, Minister of Education, is the 9CaJe of unprecedented brilliancy. The Glee Club ,sang some very approp- Liberal candidate in Saltcoats, and enormous crowds in the streets eaus- the R. Motherwell, Minis- accidents. Four ter of persons were killed and forty serious- nominee in Humholdt. MACLEOD LAWYER GETS ly sniured and more than a hundred slightly injured. A panic ensued di- rectly in front of tho Hpflburg, the residence of tho Austrian-princess the crowds converged from i three directions. Hundreds were KING'S PRINTER.' Ottawa, Ont. ,Dec. Parme- lee, ex-M.P., Shefford, has been: ap- pointed King's printer in place of Dr. S. E. Dawsbn, who has retired after 17 years' service. Jesepk Hick frwes That He foot Restitrimr trampled to the ground, among them pbcing parliamentary deputy Holzl and ja woman, both being crushed to death [ft is believed that in addition to the official list of killed and injured that many others were hurt but wore able to "reach their own AMBASSADOR RECALLED NEWSPAPER FOR LANDING. Energetic Northern to Have Weekly Newspaper and Printing Plant. Athabasca Landing, Nov. The May Mean Change of Balkan Policy Tho Calgary sitting of the court cnl of Austro-Hungary bane commenced Yesterday with Chief St. Petersburg, Dec. wa Justice S if ton, and Judges Beck, learned today that Count Beresch Scott, Stuart, and Harvey on the told, Auslro-Hursgary ambassador t bench. v Russia has bec-n recalled. The an nouncement came as a surprise an its significance has not yet been as certuined here. In diplomatic ci lies Landing is fast forging ahead as a centre of commercial progress with "a good live Board of .Trade. Their latest acquisition is a newspaper and job printing plant. Messrs. Watts McQuarrie have looked iato condi- tions and prospects, and have decid- ed to install printing plant and publish A weekly newspaper, and ex- poet to have the first issue out be- fore Christmas. The" political com- plexion of the paper has not as yet boon made known. It will possibly be Independent. matter taken .up 'was' in re Joseph Hicks, of MaclecKl. apply- ing for reinstatement in the 'Alberta bar. The matter was adjourned to allow some information to arrive from Ed- monton, and Edmonton secured on the long distance. It then appear ed that the information could not be obtained, and Chief..-. .Justice S if ton, after stating that the Society had been a little lax in the matter of obtaining the nexcssary testimony and information, said thnt the coxirt ordered the reinstatement oi Joseph Hicks in the Alberta bar, subject to it is the sensation of the da and it is regarded as possible tha a complete change will be made i the Balkan policy of the dual mon- archy. ate selections. Tho SIngratlx. and ramatic Association gave a- very ood representation of a drama cn- itled "The Jail _3Ir. Mosc ohnson, a professor elocution, ad the training of the: players. Ho ad, plenty of talent to choose Irom and" the excellent way in which; he uccecded in bringing out their pow- rs was well demonstrated. Mr. An- hony Rasmusscn as Matthew Morgan could not well havo been improved ipon. Mose Johnson, was the only professional player in the cast showed Jiis experience of his art in his role of ..Darby Jones A. B. Critchfield as the villain, play- ed his part very well indeed. Mr Ammqn Mercer ---ud Mrs: L. S. Tay for furnished, the humorous elemen and succeeded ia thoroughly amusing tho audience. Tho rest of .the play ers also- acted very well indeed. Th is a good one and was excellent ly rendered. It was demonstrator that we have some very- good talent in our midst and if Mr. Johnson could be to remain in ths vicinity and teach them the proper shall Windsor, Dec. traffic across by ferries at both Windsor and Walkervillo has been stopped by the latest order of- the department at Ot- this morning to the fleet that autos and vehicles of all inds must bo prevented entering here rbm Michigan where the cattle dis- ase is spreading. On "Winnipeg market chief de- mand all week has been for spot wheat'to fill boats for which consid- erable rush developed, in spite '.ofi heavy shipments that have been ready :niade. Pretty good premiums for spot stuff have been paid from time to time all week, but trade on options has been rather dull, al- though the last day of the month de- veloped considerable, soiling of De- comber., asd buying of May. "Unless the use of. the steamer. That was free. In the afternoon William Wes- tin, who some time ago was employed in the dock yards, but lost his posi- tion therer came, ihto the court with a list of ten_ employees of the .dock yard whom he said had been stealing from the Government stores.. TO AVOID BITTERNESS. Political Leaders in Germany, and the Question of Ministerial Responsi- bility. Berlin, Dec. discussion to begin in the Reichstag tomorrow con- cerning the possible legal litigation over.Ministerial responsibility, is be- ing looked jf or ward to by the German. STEEL PLANT CLOSES DOWN. Sault Ste. Marie, Dec. Owing to lack of orders the steel plant of the Algoma Steel Co. at the Cana- dian Sob will close down in a few days. The demand for rails in Can- ada has not been "as heavy as ex- pected. The plant employed men when in full operation. POLICE TRAGEDY all signs fail there will be something i people with considerable expectancy. drop as sqon.as navigation closes, the extension of the open water period only putting it off a little. TO PROTEST AGAINST PREMIER Commission is Coming West >f presenting plays, plenty of home cntert during the winter months. Mr. C. I. TVyman, wifo tivJ family left on Tuesday for a visit to his home, in N. D., for a few months. i Miss McCaulcy returned to her j homo here yesterday. A prairie firo started here today Chief of Police Kills Constable of His Force Simcoe, Ont., Dec, Williams while on duty in the park at one o'clock this morning was shot and mortally wounded, five bullets entering his body from a revolver. Acting on a statement made by Williams, Chief of Police Malone was arrested, charged with being the assailant. Tho chief made an ap- pointment with Williams and when constable arrived he was shot .down without a word. Ho says that Malone was crazy with Both Parties Eater a Lot Of Election Protests Montreal, Que., Dec.. The an- nouncement was made tonight that the Conservatives would protest thir- The lenders in the Chamber have agreed to avoid bitterness as far as possible, and they 'will limit the dis- i cussion to theoretical parties. Two j Conservative, parties are opposed to any renewal of the discussion at all, which, while the National-Liberals think that the matter had better' be postponed until some incident arises which would bring about further de- liberations in the Reichstag. The Socialist and Radical parties, how- ever' determination to discuss the fundamental question of Ministerial responsibility, and a pow- erful group of the Centre party has pending a resolution with a similar aim. Chancellor Von Buelow will be pres- ent, and it is said he has nothing further to add to the Imperial com- munication already made public. It ty four of the scats in the province I is possftie that the Chancellor will' of Quebec carried by the government j be reprcsented in the Reichstag by Dr. Beihmann, Minister of the In- in the recent general elections. On tho other hand it is reported that tho Liberals will contest the eleven terior. The plan of' the Government is to have the question of Ministerial seats in Quebec won by the Coiiserva resp0nsibility referred to a special John Cameron Dead At London tivcs. In Ontario the Conservatives arc- to protest 31, of the 37 seats' carried by the government and in mimbcr of-cases the personal disqual- ification of the men elected will asked for. Among those is Sir Wilfrid Lauricr in Ottawa, on the ground that he wrote during the campaign a letter to his fellow candidate for Ottawa, Hal B. McGivcrn proposing that the commission. LAUNDRY DESTROYED. Edmonton, Dec. Edmonton steam laundry was destroyed by fire last night. Loss twenty-two thousand, insurance twelve thousand. MOCK PARLIAMENT. There will be a hot debate at the Mock Parliament tomorrow night when the debate on speech from the throne will be continued. Amon the government speakers will be KonJ Col. Whitmore llin- ister of the Interior, Hon: G. Ban- nerman Postmaster-General and Hon. Wm. Isaac Minis- ter of Agriculture. Pitted against these on behalf of the Opposition will be A. E. Ives, member for Sher- broake, J. B. Robinson, of Winnipeg and R. M. McLean of South York. Other members of each side will also but tho vote will be be- fore tho session ends. to ks paying the costs of the' LAW iety "and his own costs. It had n-proved that Hicks had made Dec. The board of railway commissioners will make a midwinter trip to the Pacific coast to deal with matters in dispute at the various western points. An announcement to this effect was this afternoon by Chairman Mabce in connection with the five miles south .east of to With the high wind tWl is blow it is almost impossible to figh nnd Ht may