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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Dafly Herald VOLUME 2. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1908. NO. 3. THREW BOMB ON CHICAGO Two Buildings Are Wrecked and People Hurt HOLD UP STREET RAILWAY Brantford, Dec. city council has decided to refuse a -re- of the street car franchise unless the company guarantees for extensions and double tracking. The franchise has lapsed through the failure of the company to raise funds. P. T. BROWN MENTIONED Winnipeg, Alan., Dec. T. Brown, Liberal candidate in Qu' Ap- pelle, Sask., made a splendid run against Mr. Lake, reducing the Con- servative majority of eight hundred to fifty, is being mentioned for the vacant Railway ommissionership on the Western Board. Chicago. Dec. buildings weix- wrecked, several persons are' believed to have been killed and win- dows were shattered for a block around by a terrific explosion of a bomb in an alley in VVabash Ave. near Sixteenth St. tonight. The wrecked buiMings adjoining the Coliseum, where the first ward Democratic ball, an annual event, against the holding of which this year much opposition has been made "is scheduled to be held tomorrow night. Tlie police are working on the theory that the bomb thrower de-j signed to frighten people from going to the Coliseum nnd thus prevent the ball. The report of the explosion was heard for a mile. The congregations of the churches adjoining the Coli- seum and people from several near- by hotels rushed to the scene ex- citedly. The building collapsed and took fire. The fire leaped across a vacant lot and spread to another frame building which was also Properties of the Coliseum siored in the building, were fuel for the flames. It was reported that men had entered one of the buildings n. short time before the explosion. PRINCE OF WALES HEAD CHIEF Brantford, Dec. .Prince of Wales was yesterday made by proxy head chief tan. of war in the Six Nation Indians. He was given the title of meaning lord a-id king. All the tribes were represented at the ceremony which was carried out with unusual splen- dor. Kings Health Much Improved London, Dec.' Edward ar- rived today in London greatly im- proved in health. He held an. inves- tors at Buckingham Palace during which he walked briskly about the rnatedly with those present. Upon the advice of his physicians the King has given up his visit to Lord Bur- ton in Derbyshire owing to the incle- ment weather and returns to Brigh- ton tomorrow. COLLECTOR OF TAXES Kegina, Sask., Dec. pro- vincial government has issued to all secretary-treasurers of local improve- ment districts that arrears of taxes to be collected after the December. On that date, forfeiture proceedings are to be taken against all land under arrears and farmers desiring to re-claim will have to pay charges in that connection. are not fifteenth Mining Looks UpInB.C. TO DRIVE OFF CANADIAN PACIFIC The Japanese Will Cut Rates On Pacific Ocean London, Dec. "Scotsman" understands that-, the Japanese are about to commence rate cutting og- ainst the C. P. R. on the Pacific with the object of driving them off the Pa- cific ocean as they havo done the Am- erican lines. KEEP OUT WOMEN Montreal, Dec. the annual meeting of the Dominion Commercial travellers association on Saturday night a motion to admit women to membership was rejected. SCOTCHMAN KILLED jCeaora, Ont., Dec. Mi- kay, aged about 25 of Wick, Scotland, was instantly killed yesterday about a mile from Kenora on the railway tracks. News From Pincher Creek Nelson. B. C., Doc. gold bricks have been brought into Nelson from the Queen mine at SalmO, weigh ing 46 pounds 2 ounces at the value of Cheering news comes from Rossland that the camp is re- gaining its old activity with a stea- dily increasing payroll. A car of ore shipped from the Blue Bird during the week realized for iesees of thy mine. The roasting plant of the Ble Bell mine at Ainsworth has been completed. ROASTED BOTH SIDES Pincher Quite a Politics in an Ontario Riding Not Very Clean Chatham, Dec. Chatham Planet created quite a sensation Mon day by publishing a two-column edi- torial, in which it stated its reason for not encouraging the protests ag- uinst A. B. IVlcCoig M. P. d Mr. Valentine left on Tues- The Planet says that both parties are number of the residents -of this dis- trict are taking advantage of the cheap rates to visit their old homes. Mr. and Mrs. Ledingham, Miss Cur- day fur Ontario. Russell Main is taking a months course in the Ontario-Agri- cultural College. Archie Sowles and family have gone to Vancouver. Phil Gray and family have moved TO Fair Valley Ranch to take charge of affairs during the -absence of Mr. Saunders who has gone to California for the winter. The round up of horses, which wore Mr. Hi-mm's guilty of the flagrant violations of the election Act; that the election was lost, not because one party was worse than the other, but because the McCoig party had a bigger barrel than the Clements party. It refers regretfully to Kent as the riding known from one end of Canada, to the other as the most corrupt in the Dominion, where bribery stalks bold- ly out of the main streets oi the try metropolis. In broad daylight FATAL EXPLOSION AT COBALT Cobalt, Ont., Dec. an ex- plosion in O'Brien mine Saturday William Hinds, nearly sixty years old, with-wife and family at Creemore was killed and eight others .stunned and knocked down. Some loose pow- der was found in the muck and Hinds had picked out a small piece and was in the act of setting it when the explosion occurred. It is be- lieved the heat of Hind's hands caus- ed th eexplosion. FIRE AT VANCOUVER Vancouver, Dre. early this jjiurninj; did damage to Christinas; goods of J. Schofield Co., and the premises of the Aus- tralian Club oji West Cordova St. WILL FIGHT EXTRADITION Regin, Sask., Dec. M. Mc- Cready, business man charged with a serious offense, and arrested across the line, will probably light extra- dition. CHURCH DESTROYED Quebec, Dec. Parish Church at Indian Lorette, was de- stroyed by fire about 8 o'clock this MUST STAND TRIAL FOR MURDER Winnipeg, Man., Dec. Heney Hieks, must stand trial at the present assizes on the charge of mur- dering Eccles- Lennox in a sleeping car in the C. P. R. yards on the morning of November 11. This was the decision given Saturday by Judge Richards" after lengthy arguments. DOMINION TO BE ASKED TO HELP In the Expansion Of Railways In This Province MRS. EDDY'S HEALTH Boston, Dec. that Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy, head of the ChTvuiau Science Church, was ill were denied by Mrs. Eddy's attend- ants today who said that their lead- er was in her usual health. Mrs. Eddy was said to be attending to her writing and other engagements today as usual. She took her daily drive on Saturday in spite of the stormy weather and was planning to j do the same this afternoon. Toronto, Dec. C. "W. Cross attorney general of Alberta, left Tor- onto tonight for Ottawa, where it is said he will interview the Federal Government in relation to the Provin cial Government's policy of railway expansion to be inaugurated at the next session. The Government will be asked for aid to construct lines in the northern part of the province. HAIN'S TRIAL STARTED TODAY Murder Case Excites Great Interest Across Line Don, Bremner Has Succumbed WON BIG BICYCLE EVENT York, Dec. McFar- At Cranbrook yesterday the death took place of Donald Bremner whose whose death has not been unexpected iaad the veteran bicycle racer of some time. Some mouths ago he California, won the sixteenth Inter- injured by a fall received while national six day race for the team of MacFarlancl and Moran at Madi- son Square Garden tonight and set new distance record. The three teams that took part in the pursuing his duties as un e'ecU'icuin on the city electric light staff at Cranbrook. He with others was trimming branches of trees away from Flushing, IS. Y., Dec. dent of his acquittal, Thornton Jenk- ins Hainx-s, short-story writer, was brought to trial before Justice Crane iu the Supreme court this afternoon on a charge of being accessor in the murder of Win. Annis, editor who was shot by Capt. Peter Haines, Jr., at the Bayside Yacht Club last summer. Manacled to a deputy sheriff and guarded by two jail officers, Raines was brought from Long Island jail ou a trolley car and taken immediate- ly into court where he eagerly await- ed the opening of the proceedings. Haiues was all smiles and told the newspaper men that he had every reason to believe he would, be ac- quitted. Seated near the defendant- was his counsel. Haines showed none of the effects of his four months' in- carceratou. His rounded face flush- ed "'with a healthy color as he con- ferred with his lawyers. Attorney John F. C. Mclntyre, chief of counsel for the. defence, said he would oppose a long daily session of court. The length of the trial and the selection of the jury will depend upon the extent of .con- victions that have been formed by reading of the newspapers. Shortly before Judge Crane called the court to order old General Peter C. Haius, U. S. A., now retired, ac- companied by Major John Haines and Robert P.Hames, of Boston, came into the trial room and took seats near the defendant. Mrs. Haines, mother of Thornton caine to Flush- ing with the family but did not feel strong enough to attend the trial. Robert Haines is an uncle of Thorn- ton. An interesting figure in court was Dr. Austin Flint, the alienist who testified in both trials: of Harry K. Thaw. ROBBED A POSTOFFICE Saulte Ste. Marie, Dec. unknown men entered the post of- fice here last night fjvhile deputy postmaster, Frank Wiggins, was mak- ing up the payroll, knocked him senseless with a sandbag and then escaped with They are sup- posed to have gone to Canada. final tne electric wires on the streets when dash covered 2737 miles 1 lap in 1421 by a slip he cut the strap holding hour? which is 3 miles 7 laps ahead j him and fell about thirty leet to the of the record set by Miller and wcrc enteitam- ler iii 1899. TERWAY HAS BEEN SUSPENDED sold Wnrnock I every form of election fraud possible Bolster, is now taking place. There are about 125 in the herd averaging a head. There is a valuable team in the munch worth was used by both tion, bribery and impersonation. The Planet calls for a general cleaning up in both parties, and offers its sup- in attaining such a The special sendees held under the port to any league, society, or party; Brotherhood of St. Andrew in thu of individuals who, without political1 churches'this week were quite well j bias, will aid attended. The addresses which were j worthy purpose. given by the different pastors were! timely, and thoughtful and were lis-j tened to "with interest by those pres-j cmt. It is thought that the services! will result in much good and will i awaken a deeper interest, in mission-j ary work. Pincher Creek will be repre- Dutch Cruiser Makes Capture sented in the Calgary road race on Williamstcdt, Curaco, Dec. Dutch cruiser Gelderland, on Satur- A. A. A. A. Executive Punish Hockey Team for Playing Against Ed- monton's High-Priced Players Calgary, Dec. Peter Terway. of Claresholm. has been suspended by the A. A. A. A., and a similar fate has befallen the seven Strothcona players who took part in the hockey match against the Edmonton Stanley cup, team. The allegation against Terway is that ho ran in a race at Pincher Creek a short time ago for a consid- eration of against a man named Broillette. It is further alleged that Broillette was fixed to lose the race, but seeing that he could make more out of it by winning he exerted him- self and won. Tt is also said that an effort was made by Terway to have the matter kept quiet, but disregard- ing his request the southern members of the board of governors reported the. circumstances and as a result he lias been suspended by the A. A. A. ed of his recovery until a short time ago when his heart gave u'it. Bis friends then knew that it vus ouly a matter of time. The deceased was only years of aye and A-.IS in the city being a son 13rem- ner, formerly of this city, nrA a ne- phew of Mrs. Chas. The R. J. FOR G. M. Toronto, Dec. is a rumor that R. J. Fleming, general manager of the Toronto Railway Company, is to become the general manager of the Canadian Noithfrn Railway Corn- POLICEMAN IS MAYOR Boston, Dec. elec- tions were held in twenty-one Massa- chusetts cities tody, all but one, New- ton, elected mayors. One of the sur- prises of the day was the election of George B. Brown as mayor of Lowell over ex-mayor Casey. A few weeks ago Brown was a policeman, but he made a campaign, won the Republi- can nomination and beat his oppon- ent at the polls by nearly votes. NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS Stockholm, Dec. Mathematician, gave a lunch- eon Saturday in honor of Prof. Lip- man, of Paris, and Rutherford, of Manchester (the latter formerly of McGill University, Montreal) two of the Nobel prize winners. THEY FORMED A HOCKEY LEAGUE Will Be Composed Of Three Southern Clubs SHORTAGE OF PREACHERS Toronto, Dec. at Trinity Methodist church, Principal Spurling, of Wesley College, Winni- peg, made a strong appeal for sup- port for education of young men for the ministry. The shortage of preach- ers in the Western Provinces was now, he said, 100. Officers Of the B. R. of T. The election of officers of the Bro- therhood of Railway Trainmen, took place yesterday and resulted as fol- lows: Past Master, C. P. Kroning; Master, Fred Bennett; Vice Master, Hugh Cameron; Financier, Frank Sainsburg; Secretary, Hugh Fitzsim- mons; Delegate to the Convention at Cleveland, F. Bennett; Alternate, F. Sainsbury. The lodge has moved in- to the new rooms in the Bryan Block. Smith May Reach Cabinet Ottawa, Dec. Smith, M. P. for Naiiaimo, arrived in Ottawa. His presence has revived the talk as to the possibility of his being taken into the Cabinet as Minister of In- land Revenue. Probably some definite steps will be taken before Christmas holidays to solve the situation arising out of the defeat of Mr. Victoria- TAKE OVER BANK Uxridge, Dec. pri- vate banking business of Isaac T. Gould and Bros, of this town has been taken over by the Sterling Bank of Canada. TORONTO MINISTER IS DEAD Toronto, Dec. Dr. Win. Galbraith, Methodist, died today the result of a stroke of paralysis. Lethbridge is going to have some hockey this year with Macleod and Pincher Creek as rivals of "the sep- tette the locals will gather together. At Macleod on Saturday night a meeting was held and a league in- cluding these three clubs organized. Coleman sent down two delegates but neither Pincher nor Macleod would enter a league with that club, and it was accordingly ruled out. W. M. Han-is represented Lethbridge. B. L. Cope who was in Macleod on other business was present als.o and acted as Secretary of the meeting. It was decided to have the executive form- ed of the presidents of the three clubs, viz., Thos. Moore, Pincher K. Humphries, Lethbridge. B. L. Cope, Lethbridge, was appointed sec- retary. A fifteen day residence rule for players was adopted and profes- sionals barred. In all games the home team will take all the receipts and pay all expenses. The schedule opens New. Year's day but an exhibi- tion- game will be played here with Pincher Creek on Christmas Day. The schedule is as follows: Jan. Pincher Creek at Macleod. Jan Lethbridge at Pincher. Jan. Macleod at Lethbridge. Jan. 18. Macleod at Pincher. Jan. Lethbridge at Macleod. Jan. Pincher at Lethbridge. NOT GUILTY San Francisco, Cal., Dec. verdict of not guilty was rettjrned by the jury last midnight in the case oi Attorney Frank J .Murphy, counsel for Abraham Euef, who was charg- ed with attempting to bribe juryman Kelly to vote for a verdict favorable to Euef. New Buildings For Alberta LYCEUM'S NEW ADDITION Manager Brown is busy with his new addition to his popular j'hi.v house. The theatre when complete Calgary, Dec. Stocks, deputy minister of public works, is in the city on an inspection tour of the works that are now being carried on under Ms department. The mild weather has allowed of work being carried: on to a later period than in former seasons. At the present time the principal work going on under the department is: The bridge across the Belly river will be 120 feet deep nnd will .-sve at an entirely new sLage, with an 'iSt. scenery CLAIMED TO BE RICH Chatham, Ont.. Dec. 14.-The death is announced of Richard Depew of Both well, inmate of the house of He claimed to be an heir to funeral takes place h-re t-.ioorrow of Ohio, valued at afternoon at three o'clock and will be conducted by the Knights of Washington, Dec. 30.000 and deaths and two mil- 75-YEAR OLDS WED Chatham, Ont., Dec. Glassford, aged 75 and Mrs. Jane Ward, also To. were, married here j in XJnited States during this evening and left on a honey- moon trip. bylaw will be carried out to the let- ter. Dressing rooms will be furnished nicely and will be underneath the stage. The rear of the building will havo a six-foot exit out of the dress- DEA7HS AMONGST WOKI NGMEN j t'ooms artd "f 1hc snf' fhe DfcAina AWIUNU addition w.ll be still higher than the present building in or K- to allow ClUVt i.i. v i i 1 lion injured i, the accident record for fly nnd by h past Quebec Judge Took His Life yenr nmong workingmen. according to a bulletin on accidents issued to- Christmas Day, in the person of j day morning captured the Venezuelan Jimmie Knowlton, the Picgan runner, j coast-guard ship Alix outside tho Puer A He is practising hard and the people j to Cabello. The Dutch flag was hoist ]jshing his innocence. of this district expect he will do j ed over the Alix and the uvw sent them crtclit. 'ashore. The guard ship was then nas all opportunity of ostub- A committee meeting representing j manned by Hutch officers and marin- the four Protestant. Churches met cl-s ;UKi to Vvilliamstfidt, arriv- ing here this morning. Although the seizure of the- Alix was plainly discern able from Puerto Cabello the forts did not fire upon the Ge.lderimid. Friday evening in St. John's church at the close, of the service. Various natters relating to the Laymen's missionary movement were discussed. A motion was passed requesting the pastors, of the churches to preach once-a ir.onth, tn have a union pr.'iy- ?r meeting the. first Wednesday of month to be conducted by the ommittee of the Laymen's Mission- movement. Miss-C. Rogers, formerly with T. Co., of this town, has gone Frank, where she has secured a ition ailding- Inspector D. Gray made rounds of the town this week see- that chimneys, etc., were in ac- mceiwith the law. Inspector is the right man in the right Mclntosh and Mrs. J. have gone to Toronto, hey will spend a few mwiths. V There is great enthusiasm over the in cident in Curaco. The steamer jMar- acnibo, which arrivod here today from Vemauehm ports repots wlifn she was at Maracnbo the air was full of rumors of a revolution in the in- terior of Venezuela. INFRACTIONS OF THE Stavely, Dec. Elds of Stfvely. appeared before E. J. Cam- ies J. P., charged with having load- ed a car not allotted to him, with grain, pleaded guilty and was fined 525.00 and costs. Scon, of Parkland, nlso Op- Quebec. Dec. day by the bureau of labor. Oi tlvsc employed in factories and workshops, it is stated that probably the most exposed class are the work- ers of iron nnd steel. Fatal accidents among Hecirici.-ins arid electric line- and conl atf declared to be excessive while railway trainman 11. Tudgu Blanchet i jn the proportion of 7.46 leaths per l.non employees. Manager Brown expects to ouO opera chairs installed as his intentions are to handle tion with his shows in connec- vaii-1-j-.'ille i roprairme. One House Burned Down Bridge over the Old Man's river committed suicide this morning. He had been in poor health for some time, and was on k-ave of He shot himself shortly before 0 o'clock. There is no doubt that his Bridge over the Eed Deer river at the town of Eed Deer. On the Parliament buildings at Edmonton the work of stretching the steel for the second floor will be commenced by the end of. January. At the present time there is only a .small force of about fifteen men on the steel gang. The Wetaskiwin court house is nearing completion and will soon be ready for occupation. The foundation for the asylum at Ponoka has been completed, but fur- ther work will not be done until next spring. Work on the Calgary Land Titles office has been suspended until- early in the spring. The department is rushing the work on the provincial telephone warcliou.Se to completion. i Mr. Stocks anticipates that after About midnight Saturday lire broke tin; estimates are passed by the leg- islature, work will be commenced at CURLERS FOR SCOTLAND Montreal, Doc. Royal Cal- 'dcnian Curlintr Association has l.-ct.-d the following gentlemen to prolonged ill-health led to the act gcotland: D. McGill, Mont- real Club; Major 0. H. Dodds. Montreal Club; H. G. Willis, Thistle r. H. Hutchinson. Caledonia self-destruction. An inquest will be held tomorrow. The late Judge, Blanchet was of the distinguished jurists of Quebec Club; D. A. Hutton Standwich, F. S. province and was member of a fain- Quebec Club; Charles Scott. ily which has bad many members dis- Ottawa Club; Lt.-Coi. A.P. Sherwood, an early date on the incompleted por- tion of work commenced during the past season. He returns to Edmon- ton this afternoon. out in of the much discussed houses near tnb isolation hospital and before the flames were extinguished the house only recently erected for the colored lady named Sexton was burned to the ground and Dorothy Davis' was badly scorched, the gable being burHcd. At one time the Isola- tion Hospital was in considerable dan ger. The fire alarm system did not work perfectly and it was some and Motor Co.'s garage. A tinguishcd in the, professional and Hub. Ottawa; Stewart pcared and fined a like amount I ]jfu province. Two of Pembroke Club; Alex McAuley, for having transferred a cur allotted his tilt. hxto Bishops Francois D. S. McKENZIE HAS RECOVERED Edmonton, Dr-c. S. McKen- m-jvaty minister of education for Alberta, who has been lying in ;i London hospital with enteric fever, has sufficiently recovered to contem- plate a tour of the schools of North- ,'rn England. A cablegram was ro- by Premier Rutherford yester- day from Mr. asking that his time limit, be sufficiently extended to enable him to do so. to him for loading grain. Four Children Burned To Death Ottawa. Dec. young chil- d'rcn of J. Scharfe, a farmer of Hawthorne, a small place ou Russell Road, 10 miles from this city, were burned to death in a fire which des- troyed the Schnrfo homo this n.orn- ing. 'Blanchet and Augustine Mag- lois-'; Blanchet were among the pioneer missionaries of the Pacific coast. Deceased was born at St. Gorvais, j Quo., in IK13 jnid nfter a college; course, studied law, being called to the Liar iix 18'vi, being electod baton-; nier general of the province in 1.891. He entered politics us tt Conservative sitting in the assembly for Beauce from 1881 to .1BOT when he was ele- vated to the bench. lie was provin- cial secretary in two administrations and lender of the opposition when Mcrcior houdfd the government. Thistle Club at St.. Johns, N. B. total ten members from Miss Jeffrey Has Resigned Miss Jt'fTrey's many friends will regret to hoar that she lias resigned her position as Lady Superintendent of the. Gait Both personally and professionally Miss Jeffrey will be greatly missed. before the brigade wns on the spot, The fire, wa.s exceedingly hot and the hoso in several places so that it burst causing further delay. A considerable quantity of booze was hand and was saved from the (lames but was not allowed to go to waste. WORK ON TUNNEL Windsor, Ont., tun- nel contractors laid off practically tli.- entire force of about 500 men at No. 3 and No. 4 shafts hist night be- cause a few jacknu-n and timbermen went out on strike. The men were laid off indefinitely but it is expect- ed that work will be resumed in the course of two weeks. SIR WILFRID'S AUTO Dec. fare occurred this morning at the Canada car belonging to T. K. Wilson of 'the Carbide Co., was destroyed as well as the car presented to Sir Wilfrid Laurior by Lord Strathcona. Other were damaged but not serious- SALARY OF CHINESE EMPEROR Pekin, Dec. fixing the official statues of Prince Chun, the regent, were published today. The prince is given an annual; sal- ary of taels (about and is made commander in chief of both the land and sea forces of the empire. The edict provides also that n palace be built for him near the site of the late dowager's xvinter pal- ;