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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1908. WAR RUMOUR AFLOAT IN EUROPE CHILDREN TO PARADE. Toronto; Doc. school workers of Toronto have decided upon a unique plan in order id influence the vote in favor of license reduction on Wednesday, Dec. 30. It is propos- ed to have a monster demonstration of Sunday school scholars, who will be conveyed through the Scholars will wear badges on which will be printed "Vote for "The boy or the "Vote for license FOUR ROBBERS HOLD UP A TRAIN Venezuela Is Reported As Hostile To Holland The Hague, Dec. 18. The foreign office here places no credence in the report that Venezuela has declared war against the Netherlands. It is believed that the only basis for the PROMINENT MAN DEAD. St. John, N.B., Dec. S. Sims, president of the Sims Brush and Broom Co., and one of the largest manufacturers in Canada, died this morning. He was president for New Brunswick of the Baptist Laymen's movement. FREE TRADERS KICKED. London, Dec. bill intro- duced by Mr. Lloyd-George, Chancel- lor of the Exchequer, prohibiting the usw of hop substitutes jj> :t.he manu- facture of beer, was withdrawn in the House of Commons this afternoon. This step wan the result of- the oppo- sition of the ultra five trade Lib- erals to what they Considered the pro- tective character of the measure. KAISER SIGNS TEMPERANCE PLEDGE report is recent declaration by President Gomez of Venezuela Vice- that his country was in "a state of de- because of Holland's seizure of the coast guard ship, Alexis. Even if the war rumor should turn out to be true the government considers that .the Dutch squadron now in South American waters is sufficient to meet all eventualities. Berlin. Dec. the German foreign offices and President Castro discredit the report that Venezuela, has declared war against the Nether- lands. The foreign office takes th ground that even if hostilities haf been declared, they cannot become ef fective because Venezuela is in no po sition to .carry a campaign beyond own borders and Holland will not ex ceecl the limits of its retaliatory course as already fixed and. known to the United States. The feeling is also growing here that President Castro left South Am. erica because not of ill health but to escape the political turmoil and that he has no intention of ever returning The German government has informa- tion stating that it is uncertain whe- ther Vice President Gomez will come president of the Republic or whether a provincial government will be organized. Gomez is believed to be still true to Castro. President Castro still persists in giving out denials that any trouble occurred Caracas. December 14. BEWARE OF HICCOUGHS. London, Out., Dec. Wil- liam McKenzie, of Putnam, and Don- ald" Sutherland, of Dorchester, have baeii unconscious for three days from hiccoughs. All attempts of the doc- tors to check the attack has so far Express Car Detached and Safe Was Opened Portland, Ore., Dec. Ore- gon Railway and Navigation Co. train known as the Chicago and Port INDOOR SKATING CHAMPION. St. John, N.B., Dec. Lo-i gan, indoor skating champion of Can- Of Germany ada, announced today that he would Will Not Touch AFTER WISCONSIN CENTRAL. Toronto, New York despatch says? it became known yes- terday that the C.P.K. had made an offer to the Wisconsin Central for con- trol of its property. Representatives of Wisconsin Centra! said the offer! was based-on ;-a guarantee of Wiscon- sin Central preferred stock of 4 per' but that it was declined, and! that at present all negotiations werej off. skate this year under the colors of one of the Montreal clubs. He will attend meetings at Montreal, Saranac Lake, Cleveland, Verona Lake and Pittsburg. Any Liquor North Bay, Dec. Varaon, land special was held up luwTthe ex- an gemenced to fiveyear: London, Dec.. Kaiser has gone one step further in his policy of personal reform by becoming a teeto- press car dynamited by four masked robbers last night nine miles east of Portland. Express Messenger Huff said the robbers and other R. E. L. The following1 interim of- ficers were Bert Between now and New Years Ed Kennedy is giving all the boys who get their hair cut in the Lethbridge Hotel barber shop their choice of a nice post card or a cake of gum. Secretary-Treasurer, Miss Haggar. It cliiiminjr fired Thornton Hain.s drew his re- voh-cr and pointed it at The White; Vice-President Miss Harper; j was jubilant over Funke's it wtt? another 'manufacturing plant are i-iii TT J? i pianl disorderly house. He was fined K t i 1 l'iat- being built, that workmen ai-e and costs, or in default .30 davs mi- i virtually kept prisoners there, that pnsonment. are kept Jn debt to plovers, and that some of them, escap- to tell their story by digging a tunnel under the stockade. The i managers of the company deny the 1 rack decjarin? them to be th- J result of spite work of union men because the open shop is in force in j.Argo. They assert they have taken Los Angeles. Calif.. Dec. j 3uoh-precautions as will protect business..and professional men of this i them against labor troubles and city met at tho invitation of Arthur [sgainst entering their pre- Letts. proprietor of the Broadway j misps without authoritv store yesterday and organised a move j merit designed to eradicate race track; gambling in California. ation to be known as An the business- IN AIR NEARLY TWO HOURS. .France, Dec. Wilbur niens' anti-race track league of established a new world's re- cord for heavier-than-air machines explanation added declaring j today. While irj'ing ior the Michelin of the organization to j CrtP hr- remained in the air l hour them Califnrniu was perfected. the be the sec-jrimr of the enactment and j 53 minutes and 55 seconds. The best enforcement of a law prohibiting race j record is i hour 9 minutes- track gambling in the state of Cali- ilnt' 45 oeconda. which Mr. Wright nindo October 10 last. j was decided to affiliate With the Leth- Alrs. 'jr'dge Trades and Labor Council, but j was tion of doing it and simply repeated what Van Fclson, n Quebec bank atrer had told him. that he did. I -Manchester, H.. Dec. British consul of Boston has made aj demand that Horace E. Berwick, Come on boys. H. Waller and his sister. Swayne and Ceo. Van Horn, left this the election of delegates was left over for their hoitie in Kingston. until the charter urrivps. The char- OiH., where they will spend Christ-i ter was fixed at a. very j mas. j nominal figure, and those who have j The engagement is announced of! no'- their names on the list. Mr. Bert Bernio Jellette to Miss numbered about thirty, will be of the contention that, defendant was a principal, and aiding his brother in c.irrvinjr M A RAPID CITY CASE. Rapid City, Man., Dec. 17. Percy Ansell. who appeared before Magis- trate Daly yesterday charged with theft, but was acquitted on the ground of insufficient evidence, was tonight arrested charged with being alias Dan Williams be granted a par- I mie of -Mr. and Mrs. J. j don by the governor and council at upon by the officers. The char IT. Banghy. all of whom live eight Iler xvi11 open for sixty days. miles north of the city. The wedding drunk and disorderly dicted. while inter- will take plnco at 3 o'clock on Xew Day. Prior to leaving; Medicine Hat Supt Concord. Tomorrow he will be taktMi j into custody for robbing a bank at Danville Qtie. of Berwick was found guilty of the robbery and sen- tenced to ten years by tho Canadian authorities. He escaped from the Ca- nadian prison and killed two men in an engraved silver mounted who.n the initiation fee will be incrcnsj Canada, cd. Wednesday evening, fith January j DIVIDEND DECLARED. Toronto, Dec. Liquidator Clark- son lias declared a dividend of 40 p'T c.-nt. on policii's of the Mutual Life .Insurance Company in Standpipe To Be Enlarged was fixed for the nexr meeting, jam! until other arrangements are Lawrence, of the C.P.R. was present- i mnrie- the Mode! Restinirarn od with an address end a solid lea- ther suit case, the interior of which DufTcr'n Block will be the mooting RANCHERS DROWNED. Vancouver, B.C., Dec. and .Archibald Wilkinson, ranchers, wen- drowned yesterclav in B. C. SALMON PACK. Vancouver, B.C., Dec. .sal- mon pack of British Columbia for the season amounted to 680 cash, according to returns just completed. This is ca.sli in excess of the total pack of the yoar 1904, the period corresponding in the four years' circle with the season just ended. Dover, this state on July 4, 1900. for which ho was a sentence of of fifty years. Th'is attempt to se- cure a. pardon for thia notorious pri- soner will be the second. set of brushes nnd toilet reci a. gentleman At the Methodist Parsonage Christina Lake, B.C. near Grand -Forks lust j Canadians To The Front EDMONTON TEAM EN ROUTE, j Winnipeg, Dec. Edmonton j hockey team, challengprs for tho Stan- ley Cup, arrived in the city this morning on their way to Montreal. They wc-ro joined here by Lester Pat- rick and Tom Phillips, who will play London, Dec. 17.---The Canadian s scholars gained the following distinctions at Oxford during tho G. Archibald, Montreal, fel- lowship at All Saints' College; C. B. Martin, Beit prize, for colonial history night Richard D. Layng of Moose Jaw! and Aliss Man-arel, Christison of Re- j were united in matrimony. The i j young oouplo will reside in this city.' Mr. Lnyng being on tho staff at the i C.P.R. offices. i Mrs. Kingston and by a number of young girls, had charge of the tea. Tho afternoon sale was well patronized. In a. se- cluded MriK-r "The Witch of in t.Iii- jn-rson of Miss Pattoson. road from Xo. 7 yesterday had on board an DIED WHILE AT WORK. Ottawa. Dec. George A. Booth, jigi-d 35. foreman of the People's Supply Co., died while at work in SUICIDE AT THOROLD. A meeting of the Fire, Water and Light committee wns hold last oven- ing. Tit was decided to recommend the council to expend in increasing the height of tho new and putting- in a waste pipe. The adrii-; tion to the pipe is made necessary on j account of the depression of the ioca- tion. It is almost, certain that the power plant will Vie removed to the river bottom IK-..V( voar. The City TCng'in- ecr was instructed to secure some in- i formation about tho definite location Oijjin Son ..will be asked to i WERE DISCHARGED. Halifax, N.S., Dec. Httiiry and J. Creighion, Liberal sup- porters, who wero charged it 2, pre- liminary examination with conspiracy and bribery, in violation of the elec- tion law, were yesterday discharged by the magistrate, who held that there was no evidence of criminal intent in recommending a man for a position in the dockyard. Dec.- i submit a price on river work for new NEXT SUMMER'S BASEBALL. Medicine Hat, Dec. la rues Flo mi rig and Bill> Hamilton in Calgary at, the beginning of Hie week, attending an informal con- fi-n-jic-1 of bast-ball magnates. No de- steps along the lines of organi- will' bo taken unif the ne-v year, but everything looks bright for the formation of a --ix-club league In Alberta. factory on Victoria. Island today. ri trouble tho causo. Dotiirlu-rty, of Thorokl township, sui- cided ;it ;i boarding house last Tues- day. Tho body' was found to-day. He leave..-, a widow in Buffalo. wii.li Edmonton for the cup. The! and Brassy studentship in col- toarn i.s in fine form. Chnriey Quinn, j history P. J, Rose, Win- goal tender for tho'' will nipeg. the HatnKire-Kdwards scholar- b." one of tho team, it is expected. They leave for Montreal this evening. ship nnd .C50 for rlnssieai English lit- erature. unusually I urge number of land seek- ers, many of whom stayed oft at Loth bridge, and hn.ve taken ad van t nge of weather to look around our city, .So, vcrnl rigs took these visitors to the various points of interest in the vic- inity, and it is believed some busi- ness will result. A REMARK ON THE SIDE, A visitor was heard to remark this j morning that if the adx'uncod state of j tin; census did not speak of j sion in Liithbridgt.- the display of j Christmas iVin> in the many store win dows of the city did. He remember- ed tho time, not far back, when few shacks mc-ro showing of abso- lute. necessities was nil that denoted GOING.TO CALGARY. Ottawa, Dec. Burn, the lonp-diMjmco runner, hii.s left for Cal- gary, where he will compete in the CluistniHS Day Marathon. the pivsonce of th- and popular centre now fast .growing When ho came to Leihiiridge he did not mean to enjoy a spectacular treat as at the present time, but. to purchnsc a few commodi ties for use in the home, and then to hurry back hnving performed Kfl.'V (ItltV. GOING TO COBALT. Dec. "party of eigh- teen capitalists and brokers from New Yurk to Cobalt, wont through Toron- KILLED IN SEWER. Out., Doo. As- employed on sower construction intake H i intention to Three Hang On Same Scaffold SERVED HIM RIGHT. i Deseronto, Dec. D. Bow- man was sentenced to Kingston peni- I ti.-ntiary for four years and to receive -24 ifkslies for having assaulted sev- eral small girls, 8 to J2 years of age. Xow Westminster. B. C.. Doc. 1.9. GOT MONTHS Arthur, Ont._, Dec. An iiumeu, John Smith was sen- -I. Jenkins and'.John to. the Centwl_priwh for nine nojjroi-s. and were executed Loo Ching. Chinaman., on the same scaffold months for stabbing Pierre Renstein promptly at 8 o'clock this morning. Tho murderers rnado no statement on tho gallows. Poi'tolla noticed Jen- kins, the negro murdered, among iVll into ;i ir.-ndi yesterday and j laughed at him. Death was insuiiu- a11'' a neons in all throe cases. CONSERVATIVE ELECTED, Toronto, Dec. whose wife he had Conservative, was elected yesterday by those present, ond ncci.iinatioii in Kti.st Algonia in place W. R. Smyth, elected to the Com- mons. ;