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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOt. Lethbridge Daily Herald LtTHBRJDQt, AL8CHTA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, NUMBER 303. NOT MARRIED TO FRENCH GIRL Chinaman Admits There No Truth i In His Story SCHOOL LANDS THROWN OPEN. About One Hundred Acres of for Topekai Kansas, Dec. one hundred thousand acres of school lands are now open to settlement under a ruling made by the Attorney-General and State Auditor .today, A constitution- al provision that aJJ school lands, j should be leased under a new valua- tion every five years, and which has not been done, makes all leases more than five years old void. When school lands are leased it cannot be settled upon, and this cancellation of leases has thrown open to settlement prac- tically all of the school lands left in 'the State. BIG RUSH AT THE LAND OFFICE There are likely to be developments in the case of" (Gee Lee, the China man whom Dora Milestine cliaims to have married. On Saturday the police ar- rested Gee Lee on the charge of pro- curing a girl under eighteen years of age for immoral purposes, and later released him on bail to appear on Friday. The girl also was arrest- ed as a common prostitute, and 'is still in safekeeping, Magistrate Hum- phries refusing to allow her out on bail. The police have established the Four For Mayor In Calgary Calgary, Alia., Dec. lominatJ.ons J. fact that the girl is not married Gee Lee, as in fact he has admitted himself, although he denies keeping her for the purposes of muting gain. The two have beeu in Winnipeg, Calgary, and other places, during the last few months. The police believe that they have broken up the beginning of a bac joint, and will make every effort to bring the accused Gee Lee to justice Acting on information in connec tion with the case at the Chinese store, Chief Gillespie and Constabl People Held Down Steps All Day Sunday HAT PIN FOR WEAPON. a mt pin as a weapon Mrs. Edwurd Wait, the young wite: of a mail elerk of this city, freed {herself from the clutches of a wan wlfo had seized her and was carrying hVr toward the city wk near her homef., Mrs. Wait had .eft her home to'Vltead a lecture. Her route carried her by the lonely park. "I was iucky to meet saulthc strange man, stepping out of a dark place. He put a. tyund over her mouth. Mrs. "Wait is slightly built, and the man was large find powerful. He picked her.jip bodily. The young woman pulled a.'Urge brass hat pii from her hat, with all hei 'strength, she drove it into the num'h side. .f EXPLOSION IN MAGAZINE FATAL Samis, R. R. JamioSon, James Horn- by, R. J. Stuart, Has- ans, AH. Moodie, .Geo.'.K. Wood, G. N. Erb. Wm. W. Pitman, J. L. r. Ward S. Wayman, H. Manarey, Wm. Ross, Ben- lett, E. S. F. J. Evelyn. Ward Three-J. "W. Mitchell, M. R. Wal- lace, T. G. Ruttle, R. A. Brockle- bank.: VVard J. Ferguson, P. Murphy, E. E. Taylor, Dr. Egbert, C. B. Rielley, J. G. Watson, W. J. Sydney Houlton. Public school J. Hulch- Jaines Short, J. T. Macdonald, F. Separate G. Plunkett, P. J. was a big rush at the Land Office this morning. All ilw.. government commissioner to arrange sending of one thousand Hin- dus to Honduras, decided that -his task was impossible and that the Hind would "uoV move -from British Columbia. Mr. Harkin and the'Dominion gov- ernment immigration officials of Van- couver had a decidedly lively after- noon being olice threatened with bod- ily attack by a band of stalwart Sikhs. Dec. General Svyfiynfi-_ a! Rrit.isVi Honduras .arriv- j ed in 'Ottawa tonight and will con- {JiiVcrmfieTiv- UL OiiCc 111 ItJS- pect to the nroposal to transport to leaders have that Bsnater-Es _ British.. Roiidaras the at pres- ent in British Columbia. Governor Mayor Henderson and the members of both school boards have been re- elected by acclamation, so that the municipal election this year will con- sist only of the selecting of aldermen. The electors have a long list to choose from, there being no fewer than ten 1 candidates for the four seats. The list of nominees and thejr nomi- nators f AGENT GENERAL DROWEND London, Dec. Dobsoit, agent general for Tasmania in Lon- don, while -crossing the channel-from Boulogne to Folks tone Saturday night was drowned. His death is "believed to have been accidental. He was sit- ting in the stern of the boat in a for- biden part of the vessel. One of the otBcers wa'nied him that he could not be allowed to'remain there where- upon threw up his hands and fell overboard. ___. For Mayor. ____-r--- i _ ziciioeiawu, ifj o. k-r. iju.. njan and W. C. Ives. For Aldermen. John W. McNicol, by G. M. Hatch and- Ivss. George M. Hatch, by E. Adams iiud W. C.-Ives. August E. Niedig, by L. G. DcVeber and Bobt. Sage. William Oliver, B. Bowman1 and J. W.'McNieoi. Arthur Frayue, by C. J, Eckstorm and G. H. Johnston. Chris. J. Eckstorm, by W. A. Bu- chanan and R. F? Reeve. James by A. E. Easton and Robt. Sage.v -I Brown Pipes, by J. M. Ritchie and J. A. Knauf. David b" A E. J. Hill. Charles B. Bowman, by W. A. Bu- chanan and D. J. -Whitney. and a. half hi Kiugsvon penitentiary iver D. Austin, by Robt. Nim-jI today for robbing the safe of the Bell s and A. B. Stafford. Telephone Company here. Oliver mons For Separate- School Trustees. T. D. Kevin, by L. M. and J. B. Piche. H. Miron, by T. D. Kevin and J. B. Piche. F. Kenny, by L. M. Jolmstone ami T. D. Kevin. At twelve o'clock Returning Qifieer O in the presence of about thirty people, read the nomi- nations and made the declarations of election of Mayor and school trus- little except the appropriation bills. These bills will carry in the aggre- gate about and the general opinion is that in time that will be allowed the two houses they can best serve the country by giving proper attention to ap- preciations. For Public School S tees, and announced that a poll would John H. Flee'twood, 'by J. D. Higin- botham and F. W. Downer. Walter S. Galbraith, by Wm. Oliver and J. -W, McNicol. be held on Monday, -Dec. 14, from nine o'clock in the morning until eight o'clock in the everting, for the of aldermen. ,1 Washington, Senate Charged By Herd Of Outlaw Buff alo ROBBERS HELD-UP IT Rev. Dr. DuVal's Strong Protest Hale of Maine shall assigned to the chairmanship on the committee on. Appropriations this winder in place of the late Senator Allison of Iowa, who occupied that important post for" many MRS. MALCOLMSON HURT .Narrow Escape of Other Ladies at 'Swayne said that the colony is badly in need of laborers for agricultural and other work and Uiat no object-ion would be taken to the Hindus by the white 'population "f Honduras. FAVOR ANDREW STRANG. I Spokane, Wash., Dec. by a'herd of buffalo which drove him into a tree top, where he was forced to -remain nearly dead from expos- ure, vras the experienc of J antes oi Cosur d'AIene, Idaho, 34 miles east of Spokane, a govern- ment iigent on- the Flathead Indian reservation, in Montana, to be opened to settlement, next sum- Frank, Doc. Gebo of tho. C. A. C. Or.., returned today aftor a six weeks' trip. The C. A. C. Co. have n staff of men at work installing" an electric .light plant. It is stated the -town will receive lights Winnipeg, Dec. Board of Trade held-a meeting this morning, Frank Oliver ent and recommended Andrew Strang for the vacancy on the Railway Com- mission caused by the deatli of the Hon. Thomas Grccnway. Had Almost Succeeded In Getting Away With Val- uable Diamonds ORANGEVILLE OLD TIMER. mrcli. 2 h M Key. C. L. England minister, who v.- to cJfieiate, by thn Bishop of Calgary has left for Groat Britain to spend Xma.s with his father. At pr.-sent the Pass will vacant, namely Frank. Blairmorc CoU-man. The amount of goods parsed ai the for Vny .was 'Inly cMleetj..i wus Georee 1 returned to u mor. Thomasson and his party were cruising over the big domain when the herd made, the charge. They skuied quite a distance on their snow- shoes and then managed to clamber up a big tree, just as tho. enraged buffalo reached the base of the tim- ber, remaining there an hour pawing the snow and throwing their weight against the trees. When the animals Winnipeg, Man.. Dec. 6. A during robbery wns attempted last night ii: NO NEWS AS TO WRECK. Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Dec. My story still surrounds the identity of the wreckage passed by .down bound steamers recently. Vessels reachinfg port today report seeing no- thing further. Word was received here today that the Tampa, which ai first was thought to have been wreck Hon. Nelson Montcith of Stratford, the sup- ply of English." A Plant tor Royal Mines WEDDING GIFT TO PASTOR Coaldale Remembers Rev. Mr. Lytle A Young Lady's Illness Coaldale. Diec Mifs Siberia Sugit. who has been ill several days; was deemed to be in a critical condi- tion Saturday and the doctor, fear- ing appendicitis, told her parents to waste no time in getting her to the hospital at Lethbridge. But on ex- amination there it was found that she was .suffering from an acute at- tack of indigestion. She relumed j home with her parents Sunday, i Rev. Mr. Lytle hejd services here as usual Sunday afternoon, and after tho service. Mr. Hoighes. or, behalf of the people hero, presented him with a well filled purse to by in the morgue with the premiums and office furni- Dr. DaYal stood up in ft si- ture. known not to exceed in value in the store at tho time and was suspicious of the men'sv. actions and made pne discovery the worthless diamond had been put in place of one extract- ed. Tho robbers wore held up at tho point of a gun until the police arrived when they were taken into They aro said to be a gang of crooks from Chicago. Protest Entered Against Turrif f lence and faced his would do bettor than sairi.j "I have never yet iurut S300 or of was subscribed, from my door, as God is my judgr, tn-t about has boon paid Last winter I gave beds 'o. 317 men j jju who asked, and when the city j pattnient came to hear of it- they told j io me T a fool. One of the <_'n-a and Ohio. TOO MANY RAILWAY WRECKS. understand that a warrant is j 1 Vnis morninc for the. ar-i ros't ot A. of the Globe Co.. on rce