Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME 2. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1908. THEPACK1NG PLANTS NO. 4. A Conference At Chi- cago Affecting Wes- tern Canada Chicago, Dee. there M'i'l a new scheme of consolidating tne packing plants of Western Canada -is reported from Winnipeg could not t'e confirmed here today although ft. ascertained'that a secret meet- ing of men said to be interested in ch an enterprise was being held to- 'lay. Those participating in the con- ference were said to be F. M. Mac- Jeod, a capitalist of Winnipeg, W. Anderson and J. Herbert Anderson of Spokane, E. C. Macdonald of Wash- ington, A. O. McCoJuuel of Montana, and Albert Galana of Helena, Mont. It was said that only one of the con- ferees is decidedly interested in the "cattle industry. J. H. Herbert An- derson, said to be a promoter, said: "It will be impossible to say any- thing of the proceedings as yet and it is probable that nothing whatever will be mads public. I can't say you know what is the nature of the con- ference." i Explosion At Hull Ottawa, Dec. premature ex- plosion 01 a blast at the quarries of the international Portland cement company in Hull last night caused serious injury to four men, one oi whom will probably die. Casualties were Alphonzo Uerlanger, skull frae tured, may die; Zephrays Bigas, shoulder and arms fractured; Thomas Giving Him a Chance Nwrth Bay, Dec. has been suspended until next autumn in the case of William Martin Jr., tax collector for the town of North Bay, who pleaded guilty to charges of embezzlement. Martin will bo allowed out on bail of 000. It h understood that the object j of the judgment is to enable Martin to progress toward restitution which McKinistry, foot crushed; Louis Gui-jwill have important bearing on sen- fra TAX ON CIGARETTES Washington, D. C., Dec. House today passed a bill placing an annual tax of on ail dealers of cigarettes and cigarette papers in the District of Columbia. WENT THROUGH ICE. Saskatoon, Dec. is feared now that John Lang, residing eight miles from town, who disappeared ;wo wt-.-ks ago, fell through a hole in the ice in the river. tence. METHODIST MINISTER DEAD. Toronto, Ont., Dee. J. J. Eice, 78 years old, who was run down by a street car last week, died of his injuries in the hospital yesterday. He was a well known Methodist minister. PART OF THE STATES DreamingEnglishman Draws a Picture Of the Future FIRE LOSSES IN TORONTO. Toronto, Dec. losses in 'oronto for 1908 will probably be or below amounted to a very-'ib- normal figure. London, Dec. McKinder, director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, ad- dressing the Compatriots' Club last night, said that the tendency of the younger generation in Canada was towards, independence, though they hardly realized the fact at this mo- j rrient. There was strong feeling f real estate of the defunct company j Franco-Canadian treaty which was us month so far. I negotiated last summer RAILWAY WILL BE THE MAIN TOPIC For Consideration By the Legislature Of Alberta ment. But if Canada parted from Great Britain, empire would end, and the attraction for the disappear. Dutch would CHANGE ROUTE OFTHEC.P1 JAMIESON ELECTED MAYOR OF CALGARY Had a Big Majority Lee Is Mayor Of Edmonton Frost Won Out In Claresholm JOHN D. AND HOMOEOPATHY. Or. Biggar Says His Patient is Living Testimonial. Toledo, Ohio, Dec. H. F. Biirgar, of Cleveland, the Rockefeller family physician, cited his patient as a living testimonial for homoeopthy bsfore the quarterly meeting of the Northwestern Homoeopathic Medical Society today. After many years of suffering, during which he could icarcely eat anything, Mr. Rockefel- ler turned to homoeopathy., and now he cannot eat anything without get- ting fat. _ TOM PHILLIPS FOR EDMONTON. 'Calgary, Alta., Dec. Phillips, tire high-priced Stanley Cup player, registered at the Alberta hotel yesterday on his way to Edmonton to play for that city in the Stanley Cup games against the Montreal Wanderers in Montreal during the Litter part of the month. A WINNIPEG STAGE ROMANCE. Son of Controller Cockburn Weds Leading Lady at the Unique. Winnipeg, Dec. little ro- mance in which the son of one of the newly elected controllers and a fair- haired, blue-eyed actress at the Unique Theatre has recently come to a climax in their marriage. The bridegroom is young Cockburn BOY SENT FOR TRIAL. and the lady is Flora Parker, the Maymont, Sask., Dec. H. principal girl of the vivacious Unique Megoffis, aged IS, appeared before j Company. Miss TWO NEW STEAMERS. Victoria, B.C., Dec. new Princesses are to be built for the C. P. S., according to unofficial informa- Town Of Cowley Will Be Removed Land Being Purchased Cowley., Dec. ac- tivity has developed lately in real estate, a number of blocks of fann- ing land ha-ving changed hands. M. Easterbrook has purchased a half section from the Palouse Land Co. Rich. Coates has bought a strip along the river from C. B Miller; J. C. Drewry has sold t aldermen were also tion, one for sendee between Vic-, Mr. Hodgson of Montreal his hous toria and Vancouver, to supplement the Princess Victoria and Princess Charlotte, now coming from Scotland. FARMER'S NARROW ESCAPE. Nlnga, Man., Dec. V. An.i- bels came near losing one of his arms on Tuesday last. Being engaged in chopping grain he leaned over the machine to get a bag, and his sleeve was caught in the gearing. Before the windmill could be stopped ihe i forearm ha3 been stripped of flesh j ana the muscles badly lacerated. Toronto Students In a Big Scrap justice of the peace Monday last on charge of stealing money from a re- i one years of age, and is a Chicago rirl. Her father is dead, but her TIO- t.leford to await trial. sristered letter in the Baljennie P.O. j ther lives on Jackson Boulevard., in He confessed to having taken one j the west side of the city. T-Ter mo- fifty-dollar bill, and WHS sent to Bat- j ther was until recently a compara- j lively wealthy woman, but invested i her money in orange groves in Cuba, j from which she is unlikely to secure Wnnganui, North Island, N. return for some time. Miss Doc. R. Arnst, of New Zealand Parker has only been on the stage today won the sculling championship about six months, and is described a clever girl, anckto have mad-.1 WORLD' CHAMPION SCULLER of the world by defeating W. Webb, also of Jsew Zealand by eight lengths, time 10 min. 52 sec. Distance cov- ered miles. Amat led through- out. REDUCED CABLE RATES London, Dec. question of the: reduction of cable rates between Great Britain and Canada will bo taken up in earnest early next spring when accredited representatives of the governments for the two coun- tries will meet and canvas the sub- ject thoroughly. Air. Lcmieux, the i- ti i nl i..V rOSLiuJir-iOi" ufJiiWiiii, is now on his home voyage devoted much oi his time, in London to the matter. He is of thr opinion that the rnu- irrent progress. The happy pair an staying at. The Majestic hotel. of two ;i word is foasiblr FATAL FALL FROM BARN. Stvathcona, Dec. funeral took place today of Win. Durdlt-, who foil from a barn he was raising near Independence, and broke his neck. Deceased operated the ferry between 1-Mnionton and Stnithcona for the Ir.si, 14 summers. DR. STEWART IS W.M. The election of officers of North Star Lodge, No. 4, A. F. ur.cJ A. M., took placi; last night. The lodge was visited by District 'Deputy Grand Master Hugh Scott, of -this city. The, Toronto, Dec. students met those of School of Science on varsity grounds yesterday. The "Mods." were having photos taken when the. science men spied them. The and land by the river. He will build again in the spring. Wm. Biggar has bought from C. R. Valois his hold ings. The last named will remove to Coleman. Particulars of prices paid are not obtainable but it ia under- stood that the figures were high in each case. The C. P. R. is negotiating with ranchers .along the proposed new route so there is no longer any doubt that the town will be removed and the new line will run about a mile southwest of the present route, cut- ting through the farms of P. Fortier, J. Carney, G. Swinney. C. Lafon- taine. Johnson and H. Bontliellier, and others. This will be a great dam- age to the property involved and the owners will hold out for a price-that will compensate their ranches being cut thiough. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Allison and children returned from Spokane, Wash., on Saturday, where they spent a week visiting the Fruit Fair. Mrs. Pettit started for the East on result was a melee, resulting in black j Saturday to spend the winter with eyes, smashed hats and torn clothes.' mends in and about Hamilton, Ont. Calgary, Alta., Dec. R. Jam isson was elected mayor in the bal lotiug of yesterday by a big plurality He gets the record vote polled foi mayor of defeats James Horn- by by 484 and Samis by 939 and "R J. Stuart by 983. Yesterday after- noon saw "the close of the most keen- contested mayoraiity election in history of this city. Up to close of the polls each of the candidates appeared confident of victory and the result surprised many. The sit- uation is accepted generally now that the best man has won and the citizens as a rule are satisfied with the result. The followin: elected: Ward Speer, Hoodie. Ward Green, King. JVard Mitchell, allace. Ward Egbert., Reilly. School Trustees were: Short, Hatchings and Macdonald. Only a few returns of the election of separ- ate school trustees were received last night but these indicate the election of Morrow and Plunkett, Taber W. Douglas, by acclam- ation. Smith 74, John Haynes 71, A. L. Wood 66, Adam Russell 36. First three elected. School P. Wallace ami S. J. Layton, by aclamation. Raymond H. Rivers, M.D., by ac- clamation. S. Allen 87, T. J. OIBrien 80, W. T. Harris 76; elected. School A. Redd, T. 0. King, G. W. Green, Cardston T. Brown, acclamation. H. B. Stacpoole 7J, M. A. Coombs Hunt 47, John Holmes 43.. S. S. Newton ii9. First three elected. Magrath. Jensen Jr., by acclam- ation. H. Bingharn, J. B. Ririe, Alvin Rich, acclamation. School J. Clark, Gus. Turner, W. Evans, by aclamation. Edmonton Lee. Gariepy, J. E. Lundy, Dr. Mclnnis, Andrew Gear, J. McKenny, D. R. Fraser. Claresholm W. Frost, 48 maj. Barclay, Donald Van J. Cummings. School J. Braen, E.J. Cannes, C. E. Tillotson. Medicine Hat aclamation. Robertson, J. E. Howson, J. H. Collier, Huckvale, Morrow, Penhale, McKay, Spencer. Hawthorne -Vhite. i Macleod Lambert 84, M. C. MacLean 71, I. Hale 63, R. Gardiner 52. J. Kearney 42. The first thrae elected.- School G. Mat-hews 95, S. Heap 82.. R. G. MacDonnell 67, K. Langdon -54. The first three elected. Other Alberta Toyns Red Botterill. Hainstock. D. C. Corbitt. Wet j ski W. J. McSfa- mara. M. Sharpe elected ma- yor by a majority of two. Duggan. Maple W. A. Doug- las, acclamation. Fort Dr. Calgary, Dec. W, H. ing, who leaves today for-Edmonton. stated to the Alhertan on Saturday that the date for the opening' of tne session had not as yet been decided upon and would not be until Rutherford returned from Ottawa. It will however, likely be on the same date in. January., When asked as to what would moat likely be the principal business oi the session Mr. Gushing said that .wMle of course there would be the usual number oi minor legislation such aa the amending of existing and the passing of some new ones the big question would be the govern- ment's railway policy. This he considered should commend itself to the people of southern Al- berta, and especially to the people "of Calgary. The country, he said, is in great need of railways and as the Dominion government are slow in the matter, it is the policy of the provincial gov- ernment to hasten matters. A, redistribution bill has also been talked of but Mr. Gushing was not ia a position to outline what form the proposed legislation would take or make any further statements on the" subject. He has recently returned from a private business visit to Nelson, B. C., and states that business is fairly active throughout the Kootenay, KING EDWARD'S-HEALTH. Bears Every Indication of Being Much Improved. London, Dee. Edward left here for Brighton today, Ms ap- pearance indicating that he had prac- tically recovered from his recent at- tack of influenza. He will remain -it' the seaside resort until about Dec. 21st, when he goes to Sandringham for the holidays. By that time he expects to have fully regained his health. As he boarded the train hers today his Majesty chatted pleasant- ly with the railroad officials on the platform, and cordially acknowledg- ed the salutations of his fellow-pas- sengers. His eye was bright, his step brisk, and he gave every indication of rapid convalescence. MINISTER SENTENCED. Winnipeg, Man., Dec. Vic- tor Henning, pastor of the German Lutheran Church on Logan Avenue, was yesterday sentenced by Judge: Myers to two years in penitentiary for criminal assault upon Lizzie Corn- berger, a girl under 14 years. Avion. Four Babies At A Birth President Ffdconer who had been un- well, from cold, had to be called to The School at a recent "meet- ing re-engaged Mr. T. B.- Hoidge as quell the disturbance. Sixty-nine win principal of the Public School for (lows in the School of Science and i six months at the expiration of which twenty-three in the xverc broken. medical building Divine Healer's Crazy Talk timo ho will have to take up resi- dence on his homestead and pre-emp- tion near the Big Bow. The Ladies Guild in connection with the Anglican Church held a very .successful sale of work and an "At Home" on Friday last. About was realized which will form j the nucles of a building fund for a church when the new townsite is I'uxico, Mo.: Dec. girl ba- ies were born earJy this morning to Mr. mid Mrs. Reuben Jones, of Puxi- o. One of the babies lived Gvs ours, the others are doing well and probably will live. They weighed from three JLo four pounds each, and are well developed. The mother is r> >sting onsily tonight. Reuben Jon-s is superintendent of .schools of Puxico and county school commissioner of Stoddard couritv. FERNIE WAS ALARMED Fcrnie, Dec. might hav GRAND SIRE OF I. O. O. F. DEAD Nashville, Term., Dec. John J. Nolen, Grand Sire of the Sov- _ j ereign Grand Lodge Independent Or- der of Odd Fellows, died at a local hospital yesterday. The cause of Calgary Man Invests Here were as Stewart; S.W.. A. A. of Susk.. Hugh of Reginu, Sask., and W. F. Sim: IS.from Oker, N.D., came in with cftrs Dealers' elTect.s to settle in this district. election results W.M., Dr. J. S Kipley; J.W., E. E. Dooley; Tyler, r.nx Chnpman; Secretary, H. J. H. Sk'ith; Treasurer, T. MoNabb. After i he regular business was over the brethren of the order enjoyed a ban- Itacombc, Ills., Dec. fixed. at a mooting here last night that the l Messrs Ernest Borthwick and late Mr. McKinley was an anarchist, J Albert Johnston will make a trip to that he had turned more people loose j the East for the Holiday season, to prey on society than any man in j-starting this week, the world and that the assassination I Municipal nominatlione will be of McKinley was all right, except held on Monday, Jan. 4 and election that it did not happen soon enough, the self-styled "Divine Healer" Schlat ter, onJy escaped personal violence from a mob through the intervention of the police. The officers escorted Schlattcr to a hotel and to the first train out of town, followed by citi week later, if necessary. P. Naisraith has sold to W. R. Hull, the well known Calgary cattle man, the two lots on the northeast corner of Redpath and Dufferin Sts. for Mr. Hull was in the city last week and was greatly im- pressed with the growth and pros- been a serious fire started Saturday evening in R. T. Hamilton's plumb- ing and tin shop, caused from the ex- plosion of a gasoline tank. The fire was soon extinguished after the ar- riviil of the fire brigade and no ser- ious d.-nuage resulted except to stock from water. Had the fire not been cheeked when it was and had gotten .through the building it might have insulted more seriously, as there was a heavy wind blowing which would h.-ive quickly spread the fire to the adjoining building, .the National Ho- death was heart failure following af- ter an operation. DR. DEAN WELL LIKED. Physician's Departure from Maple Creek to Lethbridge Regretted. That Dr. and Mrs. Dean, who have >Aii pie Creek, Sask., were from. Ma- most .highly CASTRO AT BERLIN. Berlin, Dec. Castro, his LONG SEALING CRUISE. Victoria. B.C., Dec... 260 sealskins secured nearer the South Pole than any sealers have ever been pccts of this city, it is possible he lured_ another coast guard may a block on the lots he has just acquired. nown ;1S Mayo's crew wove landed on the Ven- j ezuelau coast and the vessel is pro- esteemed in that place, is evidenced by the fact that after they left the citizens of that town have presented the doctor with a valuable gold-head- ed cane, and Mrs. Dean with a valu- able present. When Mr. F. W. Downer came back from Maple Creek on Sunday night, the people there en- trusted to him the presents to give to Dr. and Mrs. Dean. The Eanching News, of Maple Creek, referring to Dr. Dean's de- parture, and Mrs. Deane and little daughter Madge left for Lethbridge, Alta., on Friday, Dec. 4th. Many friends were at the sta- tion to say good-bye and wish them all good things-in their new home. Much genuine regret is felt at the re- moval of Dr. and Mrs. Deane, and it i.-, not too much to say that in their departure Maple Creek suffers a real loss. Dr. Deane was presented by the "23 Mayo." The! Masons with a beautiful gold Past of Venezuela and members of party arrived here this evening. The Venezuelan Charge de Affairs at Ber- lin, the Consul and prominent Vene- zuelans, met him, making their way to his oar with great difficulty through an enthusiastic crowd amidst sounds of "Long live Castro." DUTCH MADE SECOND CAPTURE The Hague, Dec. is said here todny that Dutch worships operating on the coast of Venezuela have cap- sens threatening to do him violence the sealing schooner Agnes B. if he did not ieave at once. Schlat-: Doough, Cnpt. Balcom, arrived at ter went to Quincy, Ills. A party of Scotch farm laborers and domestic servants sailed for Canada yesterday on the Empress of Britain. Durban, South Africa, on December according to a cablegram re- ceived today. She ?ailed from Hali- fax on Sept-ember 1st on the scaling cruise ever taken. j ceeding to Curaco in j prize crew. charge of a WILL RANCH AT COCHRANE Cochrane, Dec. nephew of Lord St. Alwyn, formerly I LIBERAL C-LUB IN TORONTO. known as Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, and brother in law of Lord Chancel- lor Lovbourn, arrived here from Van- couver on Thursday and will take up ranching and farming with E. H. Abftll. Toronto, Dec. Liberal Club, Master's jewel with diamond setting and'a handsome fitted Suit case. The nurses of the hospital gave him a lovely sterling cigarette case, while the members the'Council and other friends ga.ve Mrs. Deane a beautiful sterling silver toilet set in leather with suitable premises ?nd a mem- case, and the doctor a fine'gold-head- berhip o! 500, is assured for Toronto. ed ebony cane, suitably inscribed all Laurier, Sir R. Cart- of .which tends to show the high wnfrht, Hon. G. P. Graham, and Hon. teem, in which they were held by all Murphy are among the members, 'people."