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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY; DECEMBER 17, 1908. NUMBER 6. RAN STREETS WITH A CUT THROAT A BASEBALL SCANDAL. Italian Ran Amongst In Montreal In Awful State Montreal, Dec. was witnessed tonight on ,a crowded thoroughfare of ah. Italian running among the shoppers with his throat cut. He was gashed by a razor iii the hands of an unknown assailant. The blood left "a trail-' in the snow, and the injured man collapsed within sight of his home. Robbery or re- venge was thought "to be the motive. The man'was taken to an hospital and it is thought he will probably die. His assailant has not yet been caught. by Capttin Chicago Angeles, CaL, Accord- ing to an interview with Frank Chance, captain of the Chicago Na iiorml League team lagt (teason, pub- lished here today, the haa not been told of the alleged disgraceful treatment accorded the Chicago team by some New York .fans and players prior to deciding game with the Giants oil October 8th. "Fearing that they could not beat us even with the advantage of play- ing on their own grounds, the Giants deliberately planned to cripple sev- nnr jTion bofore ths said Chance. '.-For, this. purpose they had a dozen prize fighters congregated in a con- venient place, and the starting of a tight would have been the signal for them to jump and beat up some of our best men." LETHBRIDGE HAS A POPULATION OVER SEVEN THOUSAND Within the City Limits There Are Over jSix Thousand People Population Doubled In Past Two Years STOCK GROWERS ARE DEPLETING THE RANGES Unwise Policy of Shipping Out the Best Young Breeding Stock. Calvary, Bee. J. McMullen_ general live Stock agent' of'-. the C.P. R-., stated to the Albertan'yesterday that he had not completed, his; report of the stock shipments for the but they exceed those of .last CREATING MUNICIPALITIES. Regina, Bask., Dec. the Le- gislature Attorney-general Turgeoii moved-the second reading of the bill providing for the creation of rural municipalities throughout, the pro- vince. The bill provides for the divi- sion of the entire province into muni- cipalities, each county to consist of nine 'townships except where the formation of a county will not permit. SHRUBB TO RACE LONGBOAT. Contest Will Take Place in-New York Early in the Year. Boston, Dec. Shrubb, the "long distance English profession- al champion runner, has accepted the challenge to meet.Tom Longboat, the Canadian Indian, the vanquisher of Dorando Pietri, in Madison Square Garden, New York. Whatever be the result of the Shrubb-Longboat con- test, it is said that the four-cornered long distance fight .between Dorando, Slu-ubb, Longboat and Hayes will be held soon after. to year, although they were sot up that of some former years. Mr. -McMullen said that, he felt like sounding a note of warning to cattle raisers who were engaged in -the ruin- ous policy of shipping out to market their breeding xstock. Fully 50 per cent, of the beef output this year has been well bred young breeding cows, the loss of which will be most keen- ly. felt in. a year or two. The practice will most 'assuredly have the effect of enhancing the price of: such and necessarily curtail tie output of beef animals until the breeding stock has been replaced. Some breeders became discouraged by the losses sustained in the severe winter .of and quit the-, busir ness. Others arc giving their entire attention to wheat raising, overlook- ing the fact that.ihe breeding stock is an essential, part of the "farming in- dustry. ..__'. "I cannot but said Mr. McMullen, "but that -this lint of con- duct will prove very costly in the end and be one that will be of great in- jury to the stock industry of the coun .try." The matter referred to by Mr. llc- Mulien is one of serious importance to the cattle industry of Southern Al- berta. It is true that the days of the cattle ranges are over, but there are still millions of acres of fine grazing lands in the West, capable of sustain- ing many times the number of cattle that were ever in .the country. FIRE AT CREELMAN. Ci-eelman, Sask., Dec. lamp explosion caused a disastrous fire last night about 11 o'clock, complete- ly, destroying the general-store and dwelling of office wus also in, tbis v Stock valued at insurance, Building valued at three thousand and fully insured. It was a metal clad building j and was the finest in the town. BRAZIL'S DEFENCE. Buenos Ayres, Dec. ,Cham- ber of Deputies has sanctioned a bill authorizing the Government' to spend not exceeding for arma- ment. The bill provides for the construction o{ two large battleships, and authorizes ,a third when.-neces- BURNED SENOR'S CHOICE BREAKFAST Officials Are Very Strict About Embargo Niagara Falls, Ont., Dec. minion officials boarded the privat car of Senor Be Angerre, a wealth Italian of New York yesterday an confiscated and burned choicest viands including dressed chickens, ducks, an a whole side of beef in the chef's pan- population is over The census fiftirec were given pub- city today. They will two lasses of people, those who had an dea that the population was over ,500, and those who maintained that he city's population did not reach -000- One thing is certain, and that is hat the list is not padded. If any- hing the number is under the mark, a? it is almost positive every n the city was not secured. The complete figures are as follows: Males.. This population solely to the- city limits.' If No. 3, which is part of the eityr'except for muni- cipal purposes, was .included, the total population wbulcT be over the growth since .the last census was taken, in 1906, has been remark able. The fgures in I90fi were: Lethbridge City.. No. 3, including men in wired enclosure at the mine 751 WILLIE KOPPE OF AGE. Boy Billiard Champion Issues Chal- lenge TO World. Nt-w York, Dec. Hoppe, tho boy billiard champion, has just reached hifi majority, which he sig- nalized by a challenge to the world for a billiard match. In a statement which lie issued he want to show the public that 1 am sincere in my statements to ht-lp put bil- liards where it belongs, Here is a challenge to the world. I will play any billiard player in the world a three, four, five, or six night .match, five hundred a night, at either style game, 18-inch balk line, one shot, oi 18-inch baUt line, two shots for the sum of from to 000, the match to be played in any city agreed." CONDITIONS IN INDIA ARE A MIDNIGHT FLIGHT. Aeronaut to Make Trip Over Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CaL, Dec. of ull the daring aeronautic feats to which Los Angeles has been treated during _the present seasan, will be lie midnight flight tonight of Roy Cnabenshue, in his dirigible balloon, n which he will attempt to demcn- tr'ate the ease which a large city ike-. Los Angeles can be destroyed by dropped from the airship of an enemy. At intervals he will drop illuminated missiles of a harm- ess nature. Total. JOB AT PRINCE RUPERT. Victoria, Dec W; :F6irresir er, contractor, of XeV Westminster, was Government the contract :-for" con- structing the public improvements, at Prince Rupert. The contract .price" is about try, because of meat embargo. cattle and dressed Seaor De Ariguerro HE DOES NOT WANT THE MONEY NINE CHINAMEN WERE CONVICTED Found Guilty of Being In- mates of Disorderly House KILLED IN EXPLOSION. AbboLsford, Dec. Bax- er, aged 60, employed at the Abbots- orcl hotel, was fatally injured last ight by an explosion of gasoline. He was in charge of the hotel gaso- ino lighting plant, and must have iceu smoking when he visited the asoline shed, a short distance from lie hotel. At 5 o'clock a terrific ex- plosion was heard, the shed was im- nediately in flames, and Baxter was ached with great difficulty. He died at G o'clock this morning. FATAL FIRE AT QUEBEC. Quebec, Dec. 8 o'clock Course Adopted By Indian Authorities Effective Calcutta, Doc. course ad- opted recently by the Indian ties to cause the arrest swiftly erui mysteriously oi all natives suspected of revolutionary activity is having a good effect on the rest, of the popula- tion. Instead of being- deported, Leaders taken into custody are distributed to the various jails in India. It is reported that the power- ful native secret service are dissolving as a result of the energy displayed by the government. A delegation of pro- minent natives supposed to be impli- cated in the revolutionary movement called on the local commissioner to- day and assured him of their support Another result of the campaign ia that the active newspapers arm becom this evening fire broke out in the store at the head of Mountain Hill occupied by Mr. C. E. A. Langlois, agent for the St, Leon Mineral Water Company. After about three-quarters of. an hour, the fire was got under control. In searching the premises the firemen found the body of Mr. Langlois in a back room, he having evidently been asphyxiated by smoke. ing extremely cautious in their com- ment on the movement. strongly protested that he and party were on their way ,.to. had not yet dined and would have to pro- cure other eatables. They reached Toronto but the officials insisted and the'viands were burned in a Grand Trunk engine and the vessels contain- ing them were left behind to be dis- infected. Windsor, Ont., Dec. and more stringent instructions have been ssued by the Dominion authorities, baolutely prohibiting the entrance to Canada' of.hay, and straw from Mich gan where the foot and mouth dis- ase is prevalent, either when used as tacking or in bulk. years later the population o the Lethbridge is very nearly! double that of the city and No. 3. cent. The North Ward, Jn the census just completed, wonderfuhgrowth, too. In that section of the-city there are people.. .On this side the track the population is WEATHER AT FERN IE; B.C. Fernie, B.C., Dec. has been considerable change in the wca ther during the past 24 hours, and is much colder today. An open air rink has been opened on the mill pond pending the erection of the new rink now under construction. Fernie will be represented in the Crow's Nest Hockey League this year, and should make a good showing. BETTER TIMES COMING. Toronto, Dec. feeling that better times are coming and that the leather industry would soon come into its own, permeated the meeting of the tanners' section of the Board of Trade yesterday. NEWS FROM CLARESHOLM. Cliu-esholm, Dec. The result of the municipal election was exceeding- ly gratifying to the majority of our citizens and there can be no doubt that the best men were returned. E. W. Frost is a real estate man and former and a good methodical busi- ness man ftnn will bo a worthy succes sor to William Moffatt, the late May- or. The new councillors: William Barclay, lumberman, D. Van Horn, liveryman, and J. Cummings, imple- ment agent arc all good, level-headed men, unirammellwl by fads or fancies nnd their accession to tiie council should prove a benefit to the town, The election was carried through in fine weather and there was much en- thusiasm when the result was declar- Anna Gould's Hus- band Makes Clever Move In Case Paris, Dec. last day of the hearing of tlte suit brought by Count Casteiiane Princess De Saga, in which he petitions the court to award the custody of his three children to his mother, the Mar- quis De Casteiiane brought out the fact that the Count-had upon sudden change ci front in that he withdrew his demand that the court allow him sixty thousand dollars year for the maintenance of the chil dren. Boni's lawyer, speaking for tkw Count read to the court a letter from his client filled with indignant pro tests that he should have been charg ed with initiating the proceedings t province in j Rochester Club tonight fallowing a Constantinople was out undv-r arms son in the city until the spring, when era! ness with each other in rather a loose! T ___ urging the Government to introduce, meeting of the executive and sailing to guard the Sultan. Triumphal ar- she hopes to continue her journey. legislation at the next session of the i committee of way, and Yenney frequently paid freight for Thompson. The damaging A. B. McDonald has boon confined to his room in the Queens Hotel, Mac leod, the result oi his recent driving accident. George Baldwin, W. Horrocks and several cattle men from the Little men from the Little Bow were in town from the Stewart Ranch yester- day. Conrad TMatzoeder and H. Hough- ton have split partnership in meat market business. GOOD YEAR FOR MISSIONS. Toronto, Dec. Missionary Society of the Church of England in Canada announces that the contribu- patt vi uic uviuencr is that the originals and the dupli- cates of the returns he made out for the r.-c-ipts do not coincide. Dur- ing this morning Mr. Thompson and J. E. Lethbridge, A. R. and I. ardit- whom thfi the B. C. Y. C. tojches spanned the streets and as sont to Rochester V.OH the hospitnls to 50 cents per capita. rss to missions have increased "r, rocarrsir.ed. ;n lour years, wexi year tnei Anglican Mission Board 'will expend among Esquimaux, 000 Chinese, Japanese, and about their 1 whites in the sparsely settled I of Canada. PRINCE RUPERT AS A CITY. Vancouver, Dec. Ru- pert will apply at the next session of Legislature for incorporation as u citv. BISHOP OF LONDON. London, Doc. is sotni- o'ficutHy announced thai Rev. Fainirr Kami, m St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, To- ronto, will succeed Archbishop MoEvoy as Bishop of London. Chas. Buhler and N. E. Eklund, of j ----j, a public been prospecting- in I last Sunday reported the failure of j the city was crowded with people. AU j the mountains west of Cardston and i their negotiations with the latter! tho ministers, senators, and the j were in the city today with some jcluD. The Telegram was as follows: uties of the new legislative bo'iy as- j very fine samples of gold, silver" and j "You having rejected the many sug- i setiihlrtl at the Ministry of Justice j copper The ledge is six foot j gestions of our committee to settle' preparatory to marching to the liall j and the men are satisfied that they T the ditTcroncp of opinion rcgnruing thft' of parliament. The foreign diplomats j have struck a good thing. There will bo a battle royal on the intention of the deed of gift of the in assembled at the Canada Cup by reference to an Jndc- j British Embassy ami proceeded to the football field on ]Xrnucnl tribunal, we hereby withdraw j Hal! in a body. They all were clad our challenge of the 23rd of Septem- j in their full official uniforms, ber, much regretting the circumstance i The people's reception to the Sul- Christmas day te- .lecessitating the sumc. This action is only taken after deep consideration tan and their cheers for the new As- sembly are an evidence of ibr deep in- hy our executive and sailing commit- torest taken by Turkey in this first, tee." step towards constitutional lifo. twecn teams representing the Sons of England and the Ancient Order of Footers. Badges will be sold and the proceeds devoted to purposes. The kick-off takes at anil no doubt there will be a holiday crowd present. ;