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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta UTe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I. LETHBRfOGf, ALBfRTA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 'IIM. NO. M9. ONLY OPPOSED THE BY-LAW GENERAL SHOT fcmail Hahh former: aide do camp of and who in- vestigati'd the revolutionaryvroove- ment in May was considered to have been a spy of :thu was last-iviglit. in .the of the city." He wag approached by an officer ,of the army who fired five revolver shots at his victim. The as- sassin J.S. LAWRENCE LEAVES THE HAT IS BODDCN GOING TO A Sweeping Majority For the Hospital Grant Tlw vote on the Hospital yesterday was very nearly unanimous Of the 202 cast, 104 for the bylaw, 7 were against and one was rejected. The vote is eminently satisfactory tc the. council, t interested m the and to the generous donor of (the gift of thirty thousand which will be by the thirty t voted yesterday. COAL NEAR PORT ARTHUR PoH Arthur, Dec. Recorder W. Morgan confirmed today a report that an important dis- co'very of coal had been reported to him as -having been made within one hundred milei> of Port Arthur. A sample of the coal lifts been assayed and found to, consist of 88 por cent, uf the very best anthracite. A Change Of C.P.R. Superintendents Takes Place ANNA GOULD IN PARK COURT SECTION FOREMAN ARRESTED Bowmanville, Ont., Dec. iam Balsdou, a section foreman at Burketon Junction has been arrested -by "Chief charged' his" negligence caused: ihe wreck at NOv, '23, when a double header freight" crashed-into another. FigkkgFor Ha OriUrw--A Trial Of Great titerest A TWO YEAR TERM Victoria, B. C., Dee. exec- utive of union of municipalities will _ask 'the government for a two year term for Ahe mayors, aldermen ant genera The} councillors. The-attorney has promised consideration. also ask greater control of clubs in the municipalities. ANGLICANS AND MISSIONS Toronto, Ont., Dec. a ban quet of Anglican laymen last nigh it was reported that "21 out of 3- Anglican churches in, Toronto hat subscribed for the missiunar movement.- Winnipeg, M4n., Dec. important changes in the officials the operating department of the Can- Railway are being mado following those that became effective on Dec.' 1st. Three additional ap- .Montreal, Dec. Rib- bert TupjKJj MS iai the city to- day. The Liberal pub-.. .Hshttl a the effect that" his visit a most im- portant bearing oil the ques- tion of tho leadership of the Conservative party. It is sug- gested that Hon. R. L. Borden -wishes to resign the leader- ship. ".INDIANS DYING FROM WHITE PLAGUE pointments were announced today which effect the main lines, effec- tive Dec. 15. WY J. Urne, at present chief'train dispatcher, second 'district central division with headquarters at Winnipeg, "promoted to the positionof Superintendent at Bran- don; T. R.-Flett, at present Super- intendent at Brandon, will be trans- ferred to the position of Superintend- ent at Saskatoop; C. S. Maharg, Su- perintendent at Saskatoon, will be transferred to the position of Super- intendent at Medicine Hat, vice J. S. Lawrence, assigned! to other duties. Increase In Number Of the Race Is Very Slow SHOOT! NO AFFRAY AT DRYDEN Kenora, Out., Dec. men were wounded last night in a shoot- ing affray which took place at Dry- den, A party of men wore drink- ing in a houPe on the outskirts of town when one of the party, Joseph Milleroy, suddenly .jumped up and fired five shots fromvan automatic re- volver. Four took effect. The wounded are Richard Denna of Lon- don, England, shot the abdomen; will die; Daniel in neck and A. SUntaft, in knee; and CHAS. MARGIL'S PROPOSAL Gui'iph, Out., Dec. appeal for uture trade with Great Britain on referential basis and for raising of Canadian government above that ot i colony to the plane of a partnership with Great Britain WPS eloquently delivered before Canadian Club, of Gut-lpli, last night by Charles Marcil, M. P. for Bonaventure and prospec- tive speaker of the Commons in an address on "Our Eolations with the British Empire." COURT KIUS THE CLOSING BY-LAW Bullish Report On Winter Wheat Paris, Dec. Princess De Sa- was. Miss Anna Gould, ot Xew "York, had her -innings- in court today in the hearing of the case brought by her former husband Count Boni De Castellamie to have the three- children of the "union placed in the custody of his mother, the Marquise Castellane. The first hearing took place last week and M. Bonnet council for the count, set-iorth by statement allegations that thevatmos- phere of the household'was detrlnjen- tai to the proper bringing up' of the boys. During" the afternoon hundreds dr .women, "of the most prominent members of French society and the and English colo- nies in. Paris literally fought in the corridors in the Palace ,of Justice to gain admittance to the crowded court room of tlie Princess was being pleaded. Without" essaying the impassioned role played by M. Bonnet last week, "coolly' amF "ciumiy LONDONER DEAD JLondon. Ont., Dec. Trafford, -one of 'London's best known business, men is dead as a result of an accident last July. He was 58 years "old and had been engaged in the furniture business for over a quarter of a century. Wm. Sharpe in thigh, Milleroy was arrested and brought' to Kenora. He- will be tried CARLISLE WON Lincoln, Xeb., score: Carlysle score: Carlisle 19, G. 6. final The The BANQUETTED LIEUT. GOV. Hamilton, Out., Dec. compli- mentary dinner'was tendered by cit- izens of Hamilton to Lieut. Governor Gibson at the Roval hotel last night. t BIG LOSS OF LIFE Tokio, Dec. Jaapnese fishing boats were caught in a .typhoon off Hatsu Island in Kawatau Bay and were wrecked., li is reported that 35ff fisherman lost their lives. Ottawa, Ont., Dec, aunua report of Frank Pedley, deputy sup erintendent general of Indian affairs just issued, gives the total Indian pop ulation of the Dominion as i and the net increase of only 140 over tko previous year. Thy report declar that the heavy Mortality among the Indians is directly attributed to the prevalence of tuberculosis in the race. In some form or other the vhite plague is responsible for 40 ier cent, of the premature deaths. Until this seourjge can be checked, lie of the Indian population nust of necessity be slow. The stat nient is made tliat the Indians of the Dominion arc without doubt absorb- ng the white man's ways of thought and standards of morality the rears go on and this has-reached itage when such growth is not Hko- Jy to attract attention unless some radical change of policy such as en franchisement on an extended scale if adopted. L. D. McCOSH DEAD New York, Dec. Andrew J. 'McCosh, the well knowjn surgeon, and a son-of the late president of Princeton University, James McCosh, who was- injured in a runaway acci- dent on Saturday last died tonight at the Presbyterian hospital of which he was the house surgeon. He was 1 born in Belfast, Ireland, in 1858. Lethbridge Stores Can Keep Open As Long As They Like LAUDER LOST IN SCRAP AI CALGARY C. F. Harris sent a message to the city last night to the effect that the conviction against R. Sage eariy closing bylaw was quashed at the Su- premo Court in Calgary yesterday and tho bylaw itself was declared no good, Jas. iluir, K. C., appeared or the city. Mr. Harris also procured a ng of the conviction in the Gardner cattle stealing case. Decision Of the Referee Was Veiy Unpopular With the Crowd .LIKE NEW RATES London, Dec. resolution ex- pressing gratification' at the success attending the.reduction of the postal rates on newspapers and magazines from the United Kingdom to Canada, was passed at a "meeting of the coun- cil ol the British Empire League held iti the House of Commons yesterday. Calgary, Dec. a decision that proved a very unpopular one with at least ninety per cent, of the spectators last night, Billy Laudei of tSis city and lightweight champion of Canada, lost his first contest in Canada, ,the decision being given to Eddie Merino of Spokane in the fif teen round contest. The bout was one of the best and fastest ever seen here and the little fellows mixed it up so iast that the large crowd went wild with excite- ment. The bout was very even and ADAMSON GUILTY Toronto, Dec. Adam- son, ex-water rate comptroller for the city of Toronto was found guilty this morning of stealing from the city and remanded for sentence. He suffered from mental weakness due to the use of cocaine and other drugs. THIS LOOKS BAD Dec. the Halifax dock yards had a hundred men added to its staff during the month of Oc- tober because there was an election on was one of the facts brought out before the marine inquiry today. GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP OF ELEVATORS PremiersOf Considered Proposition At 'Winnipeg, Dec.. most sensational report on "the market day was Snow's report of-tile winter wheat situation. It is consid- ered the most issued for some time. It makes an acreage-ot 27- against year. Condition 78.9 against" an- average above 90 since ihe beginning of crop reporting. Cash prices on- the local xnarkets were somewhat weaker -while- the pric es ou the various options went much stronger. Winnipeg December closed at being 3-4 higher than the pre- vious close. May closed 1-2 up and also July went 1-2 higher. American markets were stronger. irony; but -with keen ridicule met againstf the Prin- cess De" Sagan, whose character he insisted was blameless. He. mercilessly probed_- the "record and character of the Count tellane and'said he-was wholly unfit to ,have custody of his-children. He charged, that purpose -of the Count raise money -and.' his vengeance on the Princu and even .at an expense of the interests of his chil- dren whose minds lie had continually tried to poison. Neither the Prince De'Sagan nor the Count were present in court. SEVENTY DROWNED Kobe, Dec. Ginsei Mauri, foundered on Novemoer enty persons were lost." GOODEVE'S MAJORITY "official major- ity of A. S. Goode've, Cons., enav is 936. REBELS LOOTED PORT AU PRINCE PROTEST AGAINST SIFTON Brandon, Man., Dec: petition was filed this morning against .the re- turn of Hon. Clifford Sifton for Bran- don. Had Cleaned Oat Eleven Stores Wta To a Halt OTTAWA POLITICIAN DEAD Ottawa, Ont., Dec. Dev- lin, a prominent-cattle exporter and 1 ocal-politician; ,died late tonight of heart failure. Agreement Is Well Received Tokio, Dec. the pub- lication of the text of the notes ex by me Japanese and Ameri can governments the opposition presc criticize. These papers say that the: question' of emigration and natural- ization should have been settled by the exchange of notes. This view is voiced by the Asahi which is ar independent paper but the KokuminV jrovemment organ, states that if thfr 1% oirvrfiftiftl then all -Port Au Prince, -Dec. 3 The stirring events of a (8 historical k -Edmonton, Jtec. Ruther- fo'rd returned Monday from "Kegina where he attended the of tho'premiers of the three prairie pro- vinces- and --the representative grain growers "of Manitoba, Saskatchewan "and-Alberta.' The meeting was called o afford and legislat- ors an opportunity ta discuss the overnment ownership of internal ele- vators. "There is nothing more to be said other: than appeared in the press." said Premier Tiutherford this ntorning, when as to the result conference. sessions we held in the city during the afternoon avii the other commencing at 8. o'clock p. m. and finishing con siderably after midnight. The whole proposition was talked over' at ton siderable length and at its close as su ranee was given that the matte would be given most serious consider ation. not the grain growers' cxpec definite reply boforu leaving the the premier was asked. "The question is one of great con- cern to was the reply, "but I do not think they expected that the governments of any of the provinces would commit themselves to an un- dertaking without careful invcstiga- 5 That two or more '-farmers be granted .the privilege- of jpintly occit- light weight, the taking of excessive deckage, the substituting, of grain of- inferior "quality for tViat specially binnwl by the f deny Jng .-the at the end there was little or no dif- ference between the two and certain- ly not enough to give .Merino the ver diet and the difference of 65 and 35 per cent, of the purse. Heferee Alf Fiddler made a mistake and a big one at tbiut in decision to 3klerino. Most of the crowd present were very hostile to the decision and several men who up .pa Merino express ed an bpniion that they nad mado'a 'lucky, win. Taidng-the contest all through both men had about an even number of If anything, Lan- der had the most, but not enough per haps to: gain a decision. Lau: dcr did the leading'and forced. bat and showed decidedly, the best tity of grain in special the! inot-work, llerino landed time and custody of government officials will time again with a cross right which make possible the establishment caught Laudcr. as he was coming in. sample market which will largely tor- Merino should not have won, rect the injustices incident to a grad-} Lauder was not by any means entitl: ed to the decision arid Fidler had_ a great time after the bout, one man into the ring and making a PORTFOLIO FOR BURTON Cleveland, 0., Dec. Cleve- land Plain Dealer tomorrow will say that Representative Burton of Cleve- land lias been offered by the presi- dent elect the portfolio Secretary of the Treasury. lection of claims ".for shortage from the railway companies.- Preservation of Identity of Grain preservation of the iden- Liberals Have a Good Lead a bin. Advantages :to Advantages without.; the co-oper- ation "of abuses incident ,to_the stor age facilities being in the hands of :hose interested Jn the 'purchase and sale of grain would'be abolished, such [ing: system, when climatic conditions as improper the' giving QL make itjmpossible forx the grade des- cription to classify grain according to its intrinsic value. For. example a slight bleaching suffered by a large per centnge of the wheat the year be- privilege of. special binning to last condemned millions of bush- farmer on the false plea of lack of space and with the free- els having the essential qualities of I One Hard to be graded as Two dom of shipment the owner. going pass at land. Fid., but happily did not Halifax, Sununerside, P. E. I. today the consideration of protested votes in the fourth district of Prince SEdward Island was resum- ed by .Sheriff WrighL The vote of John H. Sprenan for Delaney. (Conservative) was objected to :on the grounds- of being polled in the wrong division and after a lengthy argument was rejected. -The vote of George" H. Lane 'for the Liberal can- didate objected to by was allowed to stand. This gave Jos'. Read- and Delaney 503 each and on casting vote of the sheriff as return- ing officer, Captain Read was de- .clared elected. This makes standing of parties 17 Liberals to 12 Conserva- tives, with Arsenault claimed to be disqualified. of stored-grain the price four centi j bushel less than'it should have beenj day which saw here Nofd Alexis driv- en from his capitol with an infuriated mob at his heels, were followed by a night of looting and pillage. The passions ef tne populace had been aroused -and after biarig defeated in their endeavors to do bodilv harm to Nord Alexis, they turned their at- tention stocked storehouses and the residences of the supporters of their late president. They were facilities for occasioning an enormous loss to! cleaning of the grain are'not 'provid- Producers. Also this year owr ing to the general frost the grading system operated to group types of wheat together in the samo bin hav- ing in many cases .a difference in value of twenty cents a bushel, having of storage facilities CANADA WOULD FAVOUR ENGLAND tion." ed by "the elevator conipanies. The govcrnaient system would enable the cleaning of grain to grade requinj- ments. before retaining to he farmers a large amount of screon- ngs valuable for feeding ncreasing their chances of obtaining ligher grades when graiiv Was -ir.- pected and saving them from, the payment of freight charges ngs from point of shipment to th'e terminals. rapidly getting of. hand when the] luthorities succeeded in controlling i the situation. Twelve men were kill- ed before order was restored. _ The trouble had begun shortly, after the president bad been escorted to the Trench cruiser Duguay Trouin by ifr._ Carteron, the French minister. People from the Bclaire and Salinas sections of the city invaded the busi- quarter and lost no time in turn- ing to the work of pillage and rob- bery. They divided into bands and worked their way down one street and of ententes are likewise su [up anothrr, breaking into stores tbat The intension of the com- offered the best chances of loot. The of ihe doors that barred their were blown out with rifle The pillagft was well under The Demands The demands of tlie Grain Grow- ers', associations and the Alberta Far mers' association, were presented in the form of the following document: thc government provide by purchase or construction or both at each railway point where any consid- erable quantity of grain is marketed elevator facilities with up-to-date equipment for cleaning, weighing and loading grain, that these facilities, fo tlie most part be sub-divided int bins of bushels capacity, and that the system be operated by th government direct, or through a com mission appointed for that pur- 5'osc. would no .longer te a- matter of guess work. farmer would be credited with his-exact am- ount of clean grain and permitted to retain -his scrceningsr_which often- times include valuable grains of var- ious kinds as well as wood hav- ing a high value. The Saving Possible The following facts" illustrate the saving possible in this connection. It in the interior under gavernrcent su- pervision would make it possible to send samples to be displayed on the sample market in advance of ship- ment. This would permit the fimtn to exhibited for a number of days without expense to the owner nnd also permit of the grain being sold for .shipment, cither oast or west, oi the point loaded. the buildisif Ot tho Hud- son Bay Railway will come a greater advantage in interior storag' as grain in the interior will have the choice of two routes and two mar kets, while grain-sent in to the tcr minnls, before being sold will hav only one. Sir Frederick Borden Refers To Question Ot Trade At Banquet presence of governmen GOING TO OLD COUNTRY There will be quite a colony of Lethbridge people on. the Empress of Ireland which sails from St. John on. Dec. 11. Besides Mayor Henderson's party, there will be MTV smd -Mrs. Boorne, G. J. Protheroe, D. Wilson, G. A. Davis, James Thompson, An- drew Afasson, Frank Rogers, Bernard Redding, Arthur" Bryant and James W. Macknell. storage facilities that could be competitor in markets of tl by buyers, who arc not owners of ele- Canada had defied her neig the minimum capacity re is estimated that 70 millions of wheat of the crop of 1906-inspected, contained 2 per or bushels of screenings, averaging in vators place these buyers in worth l-2c. per lb., and which cost to compete on even the farmer on an average 30 prcventing n. monopoly of the [per bushel in freight charges owing market by elevator owners, and quired at cnch shipping point will one-third his inability to 'jcleaned before shipment. 1 perfluous. -jnent is highly praised but xtbe oppo- sition organs are using the occasion to attack the government on the ground that what is called the con- clusion of ihe note gives advantage. On the other most responsible papers and states- men enthusiastically applaud the agreement and say that it is a great diplomatic step. progress bullets. wav bv 8 o'clock and at 10 o'clock looted. whole amount noed nrovided nt. thn outsat, hnt. st.or- pge stmctiire should be so arranged f as to admit easily of additions and extensions as necessity demands. the charges for handling and storing grain 'be such us to with the the i items represent a loss of tity annually marketed there. f f vest not, however, be; armors v of thn Dominion government: 1 occur evcrj- yciir with aclditjons until; of thc his grain TVrsc two to will to "nd Thc complete plan London, Dec. a speech at the anada Club banquet to Hon.R. Lem- Lemieux, last night, Sir Frederick Borden criticized humorously an ar- ticle in the London Times of yester- day. "We claim the right to dictate ami control our own trade policy. Wo concede to statesman of the Mother Country the same he said. "We did not give preference for the purpose of making a bargain. The United P'.ntes' action high barriers against Canada for objects lie would not define further, ivad only lorcpd Canada to become her greatest the world, hbor and had conquered. Canada's heart was with tho Mother Country and Canada knew if tho United States lowered tho barriers it would bo only for bor own convenience." Going on to the question oi Tmpor jal defend' Mr. Borden asked if Can ada was doing her duty by building grain Up material for while the GOT FIVE YEARS Windsor, Ont., Dec. Pa- quette, of Amherstsburg, was sen- tenced hi Detroit today to five years in the House of Correction and to pay a fine of for counterfeit- ing, to which he pleaded guilty. The prisoner is over 50 years of age and spent nearly half of his life in prison. J. W. Dafoe "Not Guilty" Winnipeg, Man.T Dec. crim- inal libel case of F. C. McLaglen, a bartender in the Savoy hotel, against John W. Dafce, editor of thc Free Press, which has engaged the atten- tion of Mr. Justice Richards and a jury lor over a week, came to an end j-esterday afternoon at half four when the jury after giving an hour and a half consideration to thc case, returned a verdict of "not guilty." government storage system cquippci! 1 with proper cleaning npparatus. The I above amount WQiild pay the interest! growers contemplates thc. passage of jafother Country OKI what she was! an amendment to tne Inspection and ct that would permit the opcr 1 on a sum sufficient to create tho stor, stores had been completely Nine of the establishments belong to Syrians while Haytians owned the other two. The proprie- tors stood by helplessly witnessing the destruction of their property. vidc interest on amount and cost of maintenance, and provision for gradual payment of initial cost. a certain per cent. the storage (not to exceed 25 per should be at the disposal of buyers of street grain. nge system asked for and to provide) of a provincial elevator to dis- i charge the functions f.f a sinking fund which would liquidate fng Qf the cost within a reasoname weighman samplcr a Dominion thc much more fitted to do, namely main- taining a navy equal to two powers' standard, plus ten per cent. oi years. WQ. ht to by vhc inspcc. ition staff at Winnipeg; using the sam- The grain being weighed into "cars pies of the contents of tho special j by a government official having ncjbins forwarded by the elevator oper- interest therein, vrilt facilitate the col i ators. SELKIRK SETTLER DEAD Toronto. Ont., Dee. last of the Selkirk settlers died here today in the person of John Mackay, of 70 Ontario St.. at the age of M. H< was born at Kildonan, Scotland, Strathcona, Dec. Ross, in- spector of schools lor District and Acting Deputy Minister of Education, speaking of the report that he was to become assistant to th? deputy states that "I haveneither resignod the school in- spectorate of Strathcona nor have I accepted a position as assistant to D. S. McKenzie, deputy niinistf-r of edu- I ;