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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1909. Daily Herald RENFREW HAD HEAPS OF COIN Huge Salaries Were Offered To Hockey Players MAY RUN TMEPER- ANCE CANDIDATE OmngevillB. Ont. Dec. convention of the Temperance and electors of the riding ofDufferin has been called for Dec. 14, when a candidate may be named to contest the bye-election. The Lib- erals are not expected to enter the contest. U. S. DEMANDS ZELAYA TO QUIT CAN'T PRACTICE ANY MORE Toronto, Dec. Stephen B. Pollard, who was recently convicted of malpractice and sentenced to five years in the penitentiary was found guilty of "infamous and disgraceful conduct in professional at a session of the college of physicians and surgeons and his name was ex- punged from the rolJ. Ottawa, Dec. biggest battle for players in the history of hockey was waged in Ottawa today, result- ing tonight in another victory for the Stanley Cup holders over the Renfrew Club, Messrs. L. N. Bate and George Martcl of Ottawa and Renfrew respectively, .and Marty Walsh, Fred Lake, Fred Taylor, and Dubbie Kerr, were -the chief actors in the hockey thriller which kept hockey ists on tip toes all day. came down from night and fairly took ireaihVo-I Ottawa players away ___ he made the fabulous offer of each to Kerr and Walsh for one season's work. Then he raised it to and guaranteed them positions in Ren- frew worth per year. This morning Kerr and Walsh promised to j accompany him to Renfrew provided he aiscf got Fred Lake and Fred Tay- j lor. Taylor and Lake were immed-j lately corralled and for three hours in a local sport ng goods store the j auction for players was continued. Several times thc men were a flout to sign when the Ottawas would .scud a messenger down and interrupt the, gathering. Lake, who is DOUBLE TRACK ONTARIO ROAD Toronto, Dec. miles of new double trackage between Cobalt and North Cobalt is the feature of the Temiskaniing and Northern Ontario Railway program for the coming win- ter months. Beside this the new sta- tions at Cobalt and Cochrane will be completed. KALAMAZOO IS CALLED FOR HELP k Million Dollar Fire Visits the Michigan City Dec_ 9._0aciuej io c smokCj 3oo hotcl scantily clad into for all four at the salaries surpassing in proyor-jnn to the work of those oi Hans Wag- ner, "Ty" Cobb and other bail Fred Taylor was the first to away for he finally declared mat yii the money in Renfrew would not got him away from Ottawa after ho had Mr. L. N. Bate his word -to here. Renfrew kept after ti-.tm hot, but Taylor rushed up to the Ot- tawa headquarters and acquainted Mr. Bate with what was going en down the street. Then the Otlawas got Lake and at two o'clock he an- nounced that be had turctrJ duwn ofler. got the last blow about 5 o'clock when Walsh ami Kerr came io an agreement with the Ottawas. So sincere were the Renfrew men in truar desire to strengthen their own tcim and wreck that oi the Ottawas a grip full of money was produced after marked cheques had failed to bring about the desired sisna'-'wcs. It. is understood that each of the quartette is to get from Otta- wa. Kerr and Walsh arc also to get positions. Lake and Taylor have already got good jobs. g forc-cs oi jKalamazoo, Battlc Creek a: Rapids. Starting in the basement of Star Bargain House, a five and 'cent store at 118 west Main St., the flames, fanned by a south-vvest wind, spread eastward along the north side of Main Street, totally destroying the Burdick House, a 1 four-storey hotel and. stores and build '.ings covering more than half a c.'ty i block. On an arcade running i-ortih 'through thc Burdick building to ter St. were located half a dozen small commercial establishments and these were burned out. Sweeping eastward on Main St. from the Bur- j 1 dick the names on their way through 'took the Postal Telegraph, American Express Offices, and other smaller j business places. The flames made j such rapid progress that it soon bo- i ;came apparent that thc local fire de-j I partmcnt would be unable to cope' with thc situation and aid was moncd from Battlc Creek, 25 miles j north. I Guests in the Burdick House verc: j warned of their danger and CUARTEL. BLOWN UP BY COX.O N1SXAMS IN 19Q2., FOUK MAR1WES WHO VAEKE ITxr -RSVOLIJTIOK IN RAILWAYS BUILDING IN SASKATCHEWAN Regina, Dec. was a rou- tine day in the legislature and little of importance was considered. The announcement by the minister of railways that the Grand Trunk Pa- cific would build the Biggar-Battleford branch rext year and that three rail- ways now heading for the Cut- knife country cojnprised the state- ments of the government and the greater part of the day was spent in committee. MANY INDIANS GO TO THE PEN CONDUCTOR RAN CAR THROUGH REGIMENT Winnipeg. Dec. case that is exciting considerable interest in mil- itary circles came up before Judge Walker today. In August last Mc- Intosh, a street car conductor, insist- ed on running his car through the ranks of the 90th regiment while on parade and was arrested by the military authorities. Lieut. Col. Bill- man appears as plaintiff because of his military position. The case will likely go before the highest court of tht.- realm before it is through as the question of respective military and civil rights is one of great import- ance. ATTRACTING A LOT OF PEOPLE Our Omaha Exhibit Is Making People Talk Nicaraguan President To Resign At End Of Month London, ..Dec. United States c-overnrner.t hzs demanded formally the resignation cf Zelaya of ...jircjgus, acco. dinj to a cablegram ,from Nicaragua received by a busi- ness house here toray. The message adds that this information was com- by Zeisya himself, who said ihat his resignation from the presidency v.ould take effect at the of Decenibe-- (Special to the Herald) Omaha, Dec. Lethbridge ex jhibit Avas only allowed to enter th Fif teen Prisoners Sen- tenced By Chief Justice Sif ton (Special to the Herald) Macleod, Dec. Chief Justice passed sentence on prisoners ,his afternoon, all of whom had been convicted during the Supreme Court still sitting here. The Indians sen- tenced for horse-stealing were: Call- ing Jimmy Wells, Frank Col- ton, Philip Bull Head, Billy Bond, all three years in Edmonton peniten- tiary; Eagle Rider, four years in Ed- monton Penitentiary on each of two charges, sentences to run ly; Nelson Horns, eight years in Ed- monton Penitentiary. All the Indians were ably defended by Colin McLeod. Alan Miller, negro, convicted of perjury, and defended by Mr. Palmer, of Pincher Creek, was sentenced to three years in the penitentiary. H. Dealer defended by Mr. McNeill got two 'years in penitentiary. W. A. Schell, defended by Mr. lan, K.C., was given two years in .penitentiary. Carl Anderson, a Swede, convicted of wounding another Swede with a knife, got four years, in penitentiary.. He was defended by Colin McLeod. 0- L. Marquis, for house breaking, got two years in penitentiary. F." A. Partridge-, an employee ol milling contest at the big corn expo- _.._.. sition'here. The grain goes to Min- the C.P.R., for defrauding the com- neapolis to be tested and no decision will be given until January. Minnesota won the Colorado oat cup with forty-six pound oats. Our oats weigh forty-eight, American bu- shel. Our exhibit has a good position and it attracts a lot of favorable atten- tion. W. McNicoL pany while ticket agent, was given two years.in penitentiary second charge of theft, two years, sentences to run concurrently. He was defended by Mr. J. W. ,got back to the city before their cx- Iploit had been reported to the police. i At the time this affair was oeinj TOOK FRIGHT mt-ti house besides Miss Cummings and iher mother'and other callers were ex- jpectcd and when Miss Cummings savv three men at the door with rnuilled i cars, she thought they were tha' i friends she was expecting. When she i told her story in the. house one of the j men went to the door oi the Lodge. I and telephoned "the police and at nine DEATH'S TOLL GREAT LAKES Many Lives Reported Lost By Fire and Storm CARDSTON MEN BUY STOCK IN ONTARIO News from A. Woolf Improved in Health Cardston, Dec. 8. Mr. Lurnsden, manager of the Stacey Lumber com- has purchased the lot and house of Mr. Frank M. Morris. Mr. Lumsden will take possession on TOWNSITE aid. Chas. Dea for inciting to_ commit perjury, was given three months im- prisonment in Macleod guard'room. The Indian, Nelson Horns, who "was sentenced to eight years, was recent- ly sentenced to one year in the Leth-; bridge Barracks for horse stealing." He was for many years a trusted Mounted Police Scout, and apart from his own crimes, has undoubted- ly been the cause of the other Indians going wrong. Attempted Hold Up in Suburbs Oi Winnipeg men went to tne aooi oi I and telephoned the police and at nine Dec 9 __The w. c. Rich- j a ecneral feeling of prosperity per- WinniDc- Dec 9 darin- attempt Eli Stodgill arrested '-oto bi' 'steel freighter, sank I vadcs all Winnipeg, Wcc. i. -v 0 Collms whom he found at a boarding early tllis raornlng at a point five mil-j to rob a house, at the point of a on Martha .-31. Collins is well volvcr was made at 5 o'clock List cv- jknov-n police, having only :c- at the residence of Robert Tait cently been released from the pcniten- uary 1st. Business in all 'lines has shown marked improvement over that of last vear. Collections arc easy and minds of business men. OF SPRING COULEE It on the Market Crop Yields Spring Coulee, Dec. town- site of Spring Coulee is now all sur- ,_' enin Lodge, Silver Heights. On liary, where he had served ri n-'m answer TO a r.noi'k for holding a man up on Ross and expecting to meet, some rrio.id j had arranged to call to spend i evening, Hiss Cmnmtag... Mr. smcss men. site 01 opring uouict; is> uu w AH Elders' quorum veyed and will be placed on the mar- XT soon as can ie ed. Jaredites or did the Nephites Build H- Miller, from Cleveland. Dec. re- thc Mounds 7" Each side 'had three took charge of the eeived here is that the vessel that: _ was not dc_ Hotel on Dec. 1st. Mountain View. Spring Coulee Good accommo- e aon o think that the side championing thejpublic. Being m a local option first mate and one of the crew per- jarodites -gave the better reasons for j trict there is no booze sold. Mr. aaon o Anbr ne Tie SOLD1ERS MUTINIED WILL BE EXECUTED Dec> of the company of native consta- stationed" at Davao Mindaro. whlcli rnutir.ied on the night The charge is based on the Killing of Roy Libby when the mutineers re- turned and attacked the town. The executions will take place on Davao plaza, the scene of the uprising pro- viding the supreme court upholds the execution and clemency is not exer- cised. The trials were held at Davao. Twenty-tbree rnen mutinied, eight jDf "were killed while while one turned dence. out in the i several hours before finding shelter. j While the flames were raging in the hotel a man suddenly appeared at an Upper window and cried for help. Be- fore a ladder could be put in position to rescue him, he disappeared and it is believed he perished in the fire. I 'rn the low pressure in the water volver. It wa disguise and two others were him. It is believed that they pected to find considerable money but the nerve of one of the j when his companion j and he thrust his corn- shooting. At this the gun man S> If you arc a patron of The Herald you are invited to have a voice in deciding who shall be awarded the fifteen valuable prizes offered to pop- ular people in this vicinity. If you are not a patron you are invited to be one, and in this way help some friend as .s secure the best news- ished and the .captain and eleven! members of the crew are adrift in a steel lifeboat. They have not been heard from leaving this port. FARTHEST NORTH ROAD Montreal. Dec. R. Clarke, or Kansas City, the president and E. their cause i cr cxPects to ?ut in a liverv stable Messrs. S. M. Woolf and William j in connection. Cleveland who went'to Eastern S. M. Dudley, of Spring Coulee has ada recently to purchase dairy cat- tle, will return this week with a car lead of stock. The purchases made principally in Eastern Ontario. James, of Edmonton, general manag-1 por several years past Mr. er of the Alberta and Great Water-. ,and tecri interesting himself ways Railway are ia the city making for the Cleve- in or its suppl and the water from these entirely inadequate. AJ pipe at the asylum was i connected with the city mains but afrorded only temporary relief. So milch cows and is a good judge ill I---, work which will begin in the spring, i of the best in this line. The board'will be the most northerly i jj. B. Brown, Esq., is feeling some- railway in Canada running 350 miles hetter to-day. For the past Co., of. Winnipeg, the Spring Coulee just completed a -loan with the Northern Trusts Two years ago Land Co.. brought 14.000 acres of land at Spring Coulee and this loan is to finish up the payments due tfl the Alberta Land and Stock Co. and to clear up the title. This land was owned by the Alberta Land and Stock Co. and was used as a cattle BRET boarded a car shortly afterwards ana 3> OF IN THE HERALD THE CANDIDATES PRIZE CONTEST At I amyne Harte of Bret Harte, tlje poet and novelist, against against Henry A. Steel, a wealthy Colorado mine man. The action is brought on the ground of desertion married Mr. Steele when she was 17 years old. 5.30 'a.m. an attempt was made to I connect a city main and a nearby j creek in order to secure a sufficient j water supply for fighting the fire. I The Battle. Creek firemen arrived on the scene at 2 a.m., b STANDING PUBLISHED TUESDAYS VOTES COUNTED UP AND SATURDAYS. TO 10 A.M. TODAY- DISTRICT NO. all the City oi I. ft h bridge: TheGrand Rapids firemen arrived at 6 o'clock and joined in the attack, j With their aid the fire was soon One S50 Gold Watch S30 Morris Chair and the firomtr, suffered severely j from exposure HON. RICHARD McBRIDE, re-elect- ed Prime Minister of B. C. JDIED BY THE SIDE OF HIS DEAD .---------j Vancouver. Dec. ur.r.sual tra- Igedy happened in an undertakers roorgue "today. A well dressed Jap- I.inese. speaking good English, named Maroomoto. called nnd asked to see the unidentified victims of last Sun- nay's accident at Kilny. twenty Japanese laborers were killed. Hamomoto evidently recognized one of the dead, and asked to see the effects of the dead man. These were produced, including a loaded revolver, "Without a -wcrd, his face torn hy grief, he picked up his dead friend's gun. and placing the muzzle in his mouth, fired, and died instantly be- One Suit One Silk MISS OLIVE DAVSES MISS BESSIE CRONKHITE WilSS ROSE HEATHER MISS EDNA ALLEN MISS SUSAN GILLESPIE MISS MARY SIMPSON MISS VIVIAN GIBSON H. G. K1LNER MISS HANNAH KERR MISS MINNIE LAVER1CK ARTHUR MISS viRA Dowsrrr FLORENCE LAUMAN MISS ROSE BISSETT MISS WINNI" HARRISON C. CHARLES MISS MARGARET SMITH Cast. Umbrella ........53..305 .........30.835 .........30.830 .......10.135 ....4.095 -1'005 DISTRICT NO. all surrounding towns and territory outside of Lethbridge: Mr. John A. Woolf is much improved in health since his arrival there. On thc 17th inst., the Board 'of Trade will their annual ball. This is all that needs to be said to POLICE STOPPED THE DANCE Butte. Mont.. Dec. danc- ing c-cntir-.uov.sly for fourteen hours niid forty-one mimics without nour- ishment. t.hT-ep of th> scanty-three oour-los that started last night m a Marathon waltz contest to see which n-nr cotiH wnltz t.h? longest, we-e hy this land and about half of it is un- der cultivation. 'S. M. Dudley, thc secretary of the Spring Coulee Land Co. has conducted the business in a satisfactory way to all concerned. G. W. Gulp, Karl Smith and H. H. Over who have a large farm near Spring Coulee raised bushels of wheat on sod yielding 36 bushels to thc acre. This is a sample of what Illinois farmers do when they strike Alberta. Mr. Culp is erecting a fine, large farmhouse one mile One S100 Diamond Ring One Writing Desk. One Gold Watch One Suit Case. One Morris Chaii One Silk Umbrella MISS MARY L. SUNSTRUM, Blairrr.ore MISS ETHEL M. MkKAY, Cranbrook, B. C. H. CAMPBELL, Macleod, HUGH JOHNSON, Taber.............., MISS SUSAN WITBECK, Raymond, Alta. MISS JEAN DOBBiE, Pincher Creek...... WM. E. SIMPSON, Coleman MRS. D. COTTON, Claresholm MISS ARLIE HUDSON, Purple Springs, Alta. JAMES GREAVES, Medicine Hat, Alta. MISS ANNIE TOMFOHR, Milk River, Alta. MISS GRACE ROBINSON, MISS EDITH SINCLAIR, Medicine Hst 1 1QO A. A. COWIE, Cardston, Alta................l-tyv MISS VILDA MATSON, Spring Coulee MISS MAE SOICE, J. BUTLER STONEY, Ucthbridge Post Office the !of several hours were taken to the i j from FUTVJ of a blood vessel and another ofs u-srnlnr Sovcrnl othor woro pxhanstod nil but. tbrpf> pnirs Kl" thr grind when if officers int.frforod. KiLLEH BY STREET CAR Gordon hv a streefvnr on crossing cnr when was stn.irT? hv ?oing in the opposite di- STORMS P'-AY WITH WIRES- Doc. the zpro over rracficnny nil of thp middle west, telejmvnh com- here today found their serionsly handicapped in trans mission of messages. The interne cold following the snow storm con- tracted the wires and snapped them at many points. JEAN JAURES, who made a strong speech at the Budget before the French. Chamber of Depu ties ;