Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I, LETMBRIDOE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1908. NO. 302. A VESSEL SANK DURING THE STORM Spur Track Is Completed Lot Of Wreckage DU- coveredOn Super! I The spur" track to the Eoyal Col- lieries was completed nifht by C. P. K. Eoadmaster, Olson's gang ot men. A little surfacing remains to be done, but the bleel it all laid' to the mine. BIG BUNCH OF PROTESTS FILED Sault Bte. Marie, Mich., Dec. Humors'that a vessel was lost in Lake Superior were confirmed by arrival at the Canadian to- day of the steamers Turret Court and Wasaga, which passed -through a quantity of wreckage from au un- known boat this afternoon-off Crisp Point m the locality known as the grave yard of Superior, The top of the pilot-house and several red hatches about lour by eight were seen togetherjwith small timbers but nothing to indicate the name of the FEAR A WAR Vienna, Dec. public ib im with the idea" that the govern meat is only waiting for the close o the Jubilee festivities to threaten l tiiHieg-in' the near east. All kind of warlike rumors are being broadcast. It was thought that a thej.annual .military conference of th emperor and the chief officers of th army which began today- at tho Hot burg and attended by ArcTiduke Franz, Ferdinand and Eugene an General Schoenach, minister of war would take aggressive steps But on the contrary the emperor ii formed the conference that peace was not likely to be disturbed. War ru mors therefore were tonight officiall denied. The latest a'dvioes receive ill-fated vessel." The and Tui- ret Court reached "4.30 in the afternoon in a blinding bliiiard. The crews said thai, there was hot the slightest doubt' but- that 'sonic vessel had been-caught probably in a storm of several days-ago" which was of the most furious. From the description of the wreckage Ihe ves- sel was' not a lumber-carrier as first rumored as the hatches shmlar-to those of an ore The "wreck- age was seen in about the same spot where the Nimimick and Cyprus were lost. The lake at this point is very whertever the tseas run heavily. Owing to the storm tonight it is not expected that any-further information will be secured as it would be almost impossible for-the boats to reach" the Soo. The ther- mometer is falling rapidly-, and a blinding snow is falling over the" lake and: rivti. It is impossible- to see more than a few hundred feet._ here from Constantinople indicate a peaceful conditions prevail. In Manitoba Over the Protest In Victoria, Too Wmnipeg, Man., Dec.' mve tiled under tho Doiniiuoi Controverted' Elections Act agains SLAUGHTERED CATTLE Niagara Falls, Out., Dec. the result of Government inspection of the Doll stock Jartn at Niagara Falls, N. Y., over 150 head w cattle wjih foot and 'mouth disease, wore slaughtered this Afternoon under the supervision of United States of- ficials. >re prevent- ed from crossing the bridge from 'the United States'.to Canada in accord- ance wiih aii ordfer posted this af- ternoon. BIG SUM IN 1908 CARNIVAL AT MONTREAL Montreal, Dec. a meeting to- night it was decided to hold a winter carnival in Montreal, February 10th to 20th. Tl was the carnival despite the" proposition of Railways and Board of Trade who contended that the ice palace advertising hurts immigration. Mer- Over Forty Million Dollars Devoted To seven of the eight Conservative can- hants and hotel men say that Can- da has outgrown Mich prejudices and hey have already WILL DISCUSS PROBLEMS didates returned- in Manitoba in the Federal elections of Octolxu: 26. The petitions' arc. against Alexander Hag gart, Winnipeg; G. H. Bradbury, Sel- kirk; G. Campbell, Dauphin; W. H. Sharp, Lisgar; Dr.. Roche, ..Maniuettc; W. D. Staples, UlacdomiM and A. G: Meighen, Portage I.a 1'rairie, and with, the exception of ''Winnipeg and Selkirk are almost entirely, on stat- utory grounds. Tn these there are split counts some of' the points of which are of considerable interest. The statutory .grounds named in the petitions briefly that the; candi- date by his ..agent or by other sons on his behalf has :been_: guilty 0 bribery, treating, personation oC-uu, influence, each of which term i defined under the act. Public Meeting Of TV Rate- payers Is To Be Held Victoria, B. 0., pcti tiou- protesting against. the return o G. H, Barnard ais member for Victo filed today by Col. Gregory agent for Hoii. Win. Tcmpleman. Th petition alleges a number of -illega acts which .it claims were performs by the Conservative organisation. News Of Busy Town of Magrath only sufferers from which was; burning It' burned out the and all their stacks or the cc4ebration. PROTEST ELECTION Berlin, Ont., has been definitely decided'to protest the. elec- tion of "Mackenzie King. WHITKIRLIS will be a proper rush at the land office on Monday the large tract south of the river between Grassy Lake and Seven Persons, re- liuquLshed by the South Alberta Land Co., will be for homestead en- tries. There nine townships in the tract. WAS WRECKED NEAR CAPE RACE GOOD BUTTER PRICE Claims To ite Wife Of One Of the China- men ilagrath, Dec. Wilson were the the prairie, fire last Saturday, stables, pasture, of winter feed. The well boring machine is at work drilling a well on. the site of the new livery stable" that is being built by W. T. Fletcher between James' Blacksmith shop of Fred. Karren. The nttptiais- of Annie -Thomp- son and Alex. Pyyer, were celebrated yesterday evening at the home of Hebe Johnson. Bishop Barker Hied the knot. J. F. Bradshaw had-a very painful accident befall him Ho was out riding- aukl "his horse stumbled and rolled-upon 'him. Ho sustained several injuries, the- worst being his leg which confined him to home for a short time. He able to be around'agaJRjnth the aid of'a Miss Favoret in Lethbridge inmate of the Gait Hospital and wboT underwent, a successful operatiou for appendicitis; has returned to her home here again. Mr. 2. W. Jacobs, a former resi- dent of Mograth, who .is now study- ing law with-W. Laurie of Ccrdstoii, was in 'town'-today-visiting his old friends. v The marriage of Miss Anna Stecle to 3Ir. George Johnson is annomwcd to take place on Hie ilagrath, Dec. Vcrn Reecc, the brother of Mrs. Lamb, .came clown from. Cardston on Monday to -visit his sister. Roecc, like his sister, is a talented singer. He has a very good tenor voiced Mr. and Mrs. James Meek on Friday, the.27th Npvcmbor, a sou Mr. Andy Grimstcad, first assistant superintendent IM the D._ S. S day School, dcpnrted for Utah. Taber, Dec. At a special meeting of a large number of influential and interested ratepayers "of the _ Taber municipality Tield in the parlors the Palace bofel last evening, many subjects for immediate dis- cuseion were discioeed, and. which. should be presented to the ratepayers prior to the municipal nomination meeting whicTi occurs Ou Monday next. 'Dr. Leach was appointed chairman of the meeting and Charlie Moe sec- retary. _- Mayor Douglas was authorized 'vto call for meeting Jor to- morrow 'night, and that the candidates for nomination be asked -to present their policy if elected. The most vi- The tal probllm. confronting the 'ratepay- ers at present and which the candid- ates will be asked.to pledge port, A Cen tral School" and a. Municipal Hospi tal: A committee consisting oi Dr Lang, F- 'Amiable and S.' Irvin platform for forthcoming elec- tion, uT-beiead and discussed at sale meeting, and" all-who desire candid acyjwill be asked to state their regarding llic same. The Bountiful' District School' is reported to-be in excellent condition. The school population is estimated at 80, with 50 pupils in daily attend- Government Creamery Patrons Get Over.25c Lb. Ecniouum, JDec. the dairy industry "in Alberta is in, a most flourishing condition, is evidenced, by the report of the year's business, just fssued by-C. Marker, dairy commis- ioner for the province. The niost important feature of .the eport is that the av'erage price per wmuL at which creamer-y'; butter ha >eeri marketed this season is 25.432 cents. The average price for "the three pre vious years was 21.9 cents per pound under conditions which were consid ereU most favorablo. The number of creameries unde the control of the government is th same as "last year, but there is a increase of 103 in the number of'pat- rons in the province. This year there were pounds Winnipeg, Man., Dec. of the Canadian Pacific Railway in var- ious parts of the west arc now busily engaged in the consideration of the important undertakings which will'bo assumed for the operations of next year. amount of work which has been unuer construction during the past year will be completed next summer and new work will bo begun in all lour western provinces. None of these however will equal in im- portance some of the contracts with which the company has been occupied in tho last few years as .for instance the double tracking from Winnipeg to Kuuora on which the'sum oC ten. mil- lion, is said to have bcea expended, lit connection with the discussion of he "sums of money which will be ask for in January, when Sir. Why to makes his annual trip to irontreal or this purpose, a number" of tho 'cstern officials of the company will isit the city during the next ten ays and Mr, Bury will go over es- Lmates of the work which in their pinion ought to be done. Ijxter hey will discuss the items witti which Why to. General Superintendent F. Busteed. Captain Troupe, of he Pacific Coast Canadian Pacific S. 3. and C. E. Cartwright, Pacific coast engineer i'or tie C.P.H. 'They eft Yancouver today for this city, OFFERS BIG REWARD Winning, Man., the verdict by the coroner's jury last night on thu deaths caused by cou' oil explosions the Attorney General's department today announced that reward Of would be paid to any person giving information tha would lead to the conviction of guilty parties. This action it ia hoped will be the means of opening some new lines oi evidence. The police havings-heard that the Chinese proprietor of the brick block on Ford was 'keeping white girls n the place" -Gillespie Kroning paid the pla'ce" last night Telliag the -errand, th said' Chink denied' i( emphatically but the chief was "obdurate and tn'sd a search. .In a feyhtniinutcs, Kf bning came to white girl "was .sitting in compan; with several Chinamen.. She was taken of- -by tla police and the Chinksr; were :.p through a questioning wa however, adjourned until ithis morn 'ing.' The gill is a very .litt French girl apparently; sixteen -to Soo City" On Its Way From Great Lakes To New York PROTEST CENTRE TORONTO Toronto, Dec. are to b filed on.Saturday protesting the elec- tion of Edmund Bristol, Centre To- ronto. ARMY IS READY TO ENTER THE HAYTI CAPITAL General Simon and His Men At the Gates Of the Gty New York, Dec. Steamer "Soo wrtckngu of which is re- ported to be found near Cape Race was bound from ports on the Great to New York and was last re- ported at OgdoiLsburg, on Nov. 15th. The Soo City was of 43b net tons, llfi feet long and 33 ft. beam. She was recorded as being in the passenger service and usually carried a crew of 23 men. Tjie steamer was consigned to T.H. Franklyn, agent of this city. At Mr. Franklyn's office it was stated- that she carried no passengers. The ves- el was valued at and was we'll known us a staunch excursion steam- er on Lakes Huron and Michigan. The j Soo City was ten days overdue at I New York and much anxiety has been It. At Ogdc-nsbarg, Mate John Cas- of joined the Soo City. Dec. steamer 'Soo City" through Montreal three weeks ago bound, for Boston from Chicago. Had been engaged in trade of upper lakes and at the close of the season passed th'rbugh the canal to engage in coasting trade for the winter months. of butter last vear. nianiifactured more tlian THE WHEAT MARKET Winnipeg, .Man., Dec. was a good all around "demand for con- tract grades in today's market here, December delivery, to show that preparations are already under way ;or all rail trade. Demand for spot was again active. There has been a and W.il- FAVOR OF A THIRD PARTY delay in the arrival of boats about forty are due in Fort Jiam today of at the lake-front will be-very stren- uous _for the next 24 hours. December representing a capacity bushels so that matters eighteen years of age. She says she is eighteen and that is married to Gee Lee one of the _Ghihamen ol the house. Her story ...her name was Milstine, and that she was born in Paris, France :.and her par- ents are living, on Pritchard Avenue in Winnipeg- They do not .know where she is or that stte .is to the Chinaman. wrote them last from Calgary some time. ago. She has with her a marriage license with "Premier R.: P. Roblin's name on it as-provincial secretary of .Manitoba, but has no marriage certificate. The Chink, Gee Lee, says "he.has.lost the certificate.' She says that :sh.e started 'taking opium at a Chinese joint in Winnipeg and war, sent byc Magis- trate Daly to the Salvation Army Home for four she was released, Gee Lee seat'her many and on Monday will take up the Uon of the wotk to be done in Brii- ish Columbia during 1909. A week later the general superLii- tendent from Calgary will be in the city- other, officials from the western' division, aud the amount of money to be expended on. that divi- sion, and the to be dpnc will} also be: cli scussetl. G crieral S uper- Iiitcndcnt Arundel of this city will present the. or thti- central division. .'While the sum to be expended .in the. west in 1909 by the Canadian Pacific ia improvements, betterments and extensions will bo less next year than it was during present year it will amount-to majiy millions of dollars. The total.am- ount expended in this way during the- present year in the west is said to have been, .about .forty millions. J. S. Dennis, assistant to Mr. Whytc in Calcpary, who has been tho Porv Au Prince, Dec. General Simon w-h use' army is at the veri1- gat- es of Port Au Prince only awaiting tomorrow to enter the capital tri- umphantly at the head of his men. Had "it not been that today Friday, is a day that to superstitious. Haytians is one of ill omen, fifteen mi'les separating them from the capi-j proved ho obstacle the victorious revolu- j CASTRO DESERTS VENEZUELA Dec." of the news- papers here express the belief that President Castro has deserted Vene- zuela forever. They say that, for years he has been sending money to England and France, where they esti- mate lie has deposited. tal wimld and iouight Public Meeting At Pincher Creek tiouists would been within the. Th> delegation sent out from; Port Au Prince "vesterday met Gen-V Dec; a few eral Simon at the croEs roads where I attended the meeting oi the rate- rocemlv the soVehunent troops were j .'in. Hinton's hall on Tuesday, -intrenched and where he i, quartered [but keen interest was manifested m at tho Villa Jlontrpeas, a line house municipal matters by present built bv Kx-President Pippolite. It Mayor Scott was in the chair and U assure! to the delegates' that his] called on the secretary-treasurer well disciplined and would the annual -report, which was given arc active agent in connection with tho great irrigation project of" the C. 1'. Tt. in Alberta, is in the city today, laving arrival here from tho south. Dennis will leave for .the West oday, but before doing so he- will be in conference with-Mr. Whyte with reference to the important work which is being done in the West un- der his supervision and direction. make a peaceful entry into Fort Au in detail and was quite satisfactory. Prince Anfonp the lower classes Councillor Ross gave a. detailed re- General Simon' is very popular. The port, on 'the town's finances and ex- ,p.laincd how tho moneys had been ex- peudedi better classes are more their opinion' of him and would, have quarter up. a quarter and Ju- ly a quarter. Offerings were only moderate all morning. Chicago ed with Jterpniber an eighth, higher, May unchanged and July eigth high- er. Lewis Prefers Parties h on Thursday. Ho intends U> reside this winter ia Salt Lake City. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Head left for the state of Oregon lust Monday to visit ihcir daughter, Oscar Blu- mell, of'Union. TV throe missioniirics .who rlcwirt- ed a few weeks ago for the Rafitorn States, have ail received1 their ap- pointments. ..Roy Jensen labors in the city of AHmny, N. i., nmunij Henniper in West Virginia, and John Steelc in the Brooklyn conference. Mrs. Roy left for Lchi, Utah, last Friday. Mrs. Powell is one of the oldest residents in Ma- grath and is a great favorite with tho people hero. Her many friends are sorry to soc her depart. Miss Ireton was unable to teach school for a few days last week so of Pittsburg, Pa., Dec. the thotnc at tonight's- session of tlic American Mining Congress. Pres- ident T. Lewis, of ITaitiHlMine Workers of America., made "the open- ing address taking the stand that ar- bitration in wkJch- acthird party or outsider was proved unsatis- factory and failed to bring about per mancnt settlement. Arbitration in which employer and employee get to- gether and Ixawcen themselves adjust their differences has done more for the betterment of the mining indus- try than any other. TWO HORSES DROWNED Dec. brothers, sons of Mr. Elhert, the St. Mary's river near Jensen Bros farm, about four mile northwest of town last Wednesday evening whei the ice broke and it being fairly deep the horses were drowned. The ix managed to get out with the aid o a rope from the shore. A party lef town today for the purpose of getting 'the wacon and harness. presents and she finally' married him ast July. She denies that Gee-Lee ceeps her for immoral purposes as is" very jealous, of her honor anr treats her well. She seems conten to stay with him but wants Magis- trate Humphries to write: to her par ents and tell them where she is an expresses a willingness to go horn if it is best for her to do so. Gee Lee will allow her to go home if the magistrate .says so but has no money'to send her. Thegiri says her mother will send money for her tick- et. Mr. Kettles spoke and said lie had isht the preferred a more refined man than h-for the presidency. Tacy are re- little kick coming.' He however to accepting Gener- had done tne best they could. but if .the creek was not feed the -1-1 i tov.-n would be wiped off .the map General Jules COTCOU, military al _ __. HJV. 11 VIVUiVl Ut y General Jules Coicou, niUitarj cbiei He of Port Au Prince today took t as a for CQuh. in a seminary. Threatening groaps AN UNUSUAL CASE Toronto, Dec. unusual case came up in police court this morning when John License, a grocer at 537'Dundas St., and Win: Buck- worth were convicted of selling print dairy butters as creaT stood in front of the building tor a while but were soon dispersed. The city of Au Prince is tranquil and the country districts have reported no disorders. c'illor and made a very strong plea for tho support of the ratepayers of Pincher Creek. Tho prosecutor was the Dominion govern- ment. The offense is punishable un- der a special federal act passed three years known as the inspection p.nd sales act in connection with the crusade for pure foods. The fake was worked by substituting a wrapper. They were fined ?25 and costs. T. Is Very Heavy Portland, After the firemen had brought control the j fire which destroyed two of the eight docks of the Grand Trunk Railway here early today the flames which had communication to the Dominion line 1 steamer Cornisliman, alongside, broke POPE IS BETTER. ROUK-, Dec. Correspondent- cea Roman, a Vatican organ, asserts that contrary to reports in circulation, that Pope Pius has suffered a relapse and again has been ordered to Uke to his bed, the Pontiff has practically recovered from his recent indisposi- tion, and today descended from tho third floor of the Vatican, where his private apartments arc, to his office OPPOSED TO THE POLICY OF COST OF THE NEXT CENSUS BLOCKADE VENEZUELA. Williamsedt, Dec. b-.vn unable to obtain an amicable settle- ment of outstanding differences with Venezai-la, the Notherlajul Govern- ment has begun a naval demonstra- tion off thf: coa-st of the Scutli Am- erican Republic, and since Wednes- day flying the Dutch flag have steamed nlongf the coast from Puerto Cabelo to Laugunrira, a distance of .thrc-f- thousand yards from shore. The Director Estimates That, Includ- ing Reports, It Will Be 1 Washington, Dec. Director j of the Census has just issued his an- nual report to the Secretary of Com- I tuerce and Laborr Af.trr reviewing the i work of the past- year and describing the current work of the bureau the director proceeds to the immensely important subject of the next census of the "United States, the census of !H10. In regard to its cost, he says: "I estimate that the cost of the thir- teenth census, including the cost or conducting .the four annual investi- gations and the two biennial reports that the Census Office is required to nrikt- simultaneously with the taking of tho census, will be The Department commission! 1 win p sum appropriation-to be pro- fit Halifax 'u tne appropriation act tor the next fiscal should be not less Evidence At Halifax Puts Deputy Minister In Bad light Halifax, Dec. Gassels, oi the Marin LIGHTING RAILWAY CARS. Ottawa, Dec. An order issued by i with renewed vigor and before the Railway Commission specifies that they were subdued thoy caused a dam henceforth rmly Pintsch compressed j agc estimated aboxit to oil gas or acetylene gas under absorb- thc vosscl and her cargo. Officials of ant or commercial acetylene system Grand Tnmk stated the loss on at quarters on the second floor. TABER NOTES. Messrs. G. H., E. E. and W. enquiry eveninc adjourned to meet in Ottaw.; in about ten days. Judge than i seis and Messrs. Wrttson aiiu Perron, counsel, will leave for Toronto and j Montreal tomorrow morning. The; most interesting evidence of the day] was when Awnt -Kxcluding the cost of the four an- nual investigations and the two bi- vnninl reports, the probablo coM of the census proper is estimated at Persons told" that I Tne cost of. the last cen- o[ 1900, was In a, diing with the Dop. Min- down other words the director is planning Alien, urouurrs irum arrived in Taber last evening on the Soo Spokane Flyer for the pur- pose of securing homesteads. Thay a heavy fall of snow in N. D., ant should be used for lighting passenger cars on all Canadian railways. Pro- vision is made for the inspection ol cars to insure obedience to order, and fines to be exacted for infractions, f the docks with the contents of the burned sheds would reach perhaps making the total loss cans rd by the fire, npproximntcly half a dollars. during the recent storm which has swppt over the ontiro west. This coupled with bitter cold weather brought the temperature down to 35 These gentlemen degress below zero. are ir.fatuatd with of this country. }ay Paris, Dec. telegram roceivrd here from French West Africa says that a detachment of French saphis had a serious ciiRapemflnt with a band of Mooro.- The French in killed, one Lieutenant and twelve private, while the enemy se- vrely, and were routod. Anotlier communication received from the govomor of Iwlo-China ?ays that the four native loaders in the plot discovered a.iro to oison a detachment of French troops and who after a trial wore condemnc-d to death, were executed yesterday. Commander Spain was presc interview and said nothing. TronicSn tififd that he had written Mr. Bnxleur that he practically ha-1 chanre of the agent? affair.-, but did not recollect saying that it im- to properly administer the otVitV owing 1o intervontioii of mem- Irrs. Judpe whothfr tion during the last decade, a larscly contributed by foreign pOOplO Who nvt iiitr npiish language, r. class which it very expensive to enumerate. Robt. Harper Regina, ar- rived this tuornins with a car of settlers' effects wiH settle near it was known at Ottawa that the x.cthbridge. There is said to had control of land appoint-1 qUitc a number of Saskatchawrrtn fnr- Tremnine admitted that it mors coming to Southern Alberta to was. 'Bottle this year.