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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta liTe Lethbrigde Daily Herald VOLUME II. LETHBRiOGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1908. NUMBER 8. NEGRO SAYS HE DID NOT CONFESS SPEAKER OF QUEBEC Denial Of the Main Witness In the Brownsville Affair Quebec, Dec. Que- bec Legislature has been call- ed to. meet on the 27th of January. Dr. Pelletier, of Sberbrooke, will be elected Speaker, ACCIDENT TO RANCHER'S WIFE MONTENEGRO'S RULER. WANTS A DIVORCE. Ottawa, Dec. C. Cowan, of the District oi Souris, Sask., has en- tered suit for divorce from his wife, Daisy Cowan, lately of Winnipeg. Monroe, Ga... Dec. was asleep., at the time the shooting at Brownsville took place and knew no- thing of it until I was awakened by the shots and ordered to "Get your gun" said Boyd Coneyers, the negro who has figured so prominently in the evidence by President Roosevelt in support 01" his course in discha CANAL EMPLOYEE DEAD. Belleville, Dec. Dowuley. injured in a dynamite ex- plosion on the Trent canal recently, died this afternoon. An Automatic Pistol Discharged and Shot Pierced Lung Medicine Hat, Dec. -serious He Says Kis People Would Rather Fight Than Die Miserable Death. London, Dec. Daily Mail's Cottinje correspondent telegraphs an interview with Prince Nicholas, the ruler of Montenegro, who i.s describ- ed as a picturesque figure in native- dress and with a pistol in his belt, j looking, like a warrior and talking iik-f ;i statesman or a poet. Prince Nicholas spoke bitterly of the dash- ing of Montenegro's and said one day the Slav's ambition would be realised, and the province they had conquered would be restored to them. He declared that only the cession of this territory would justify his people's need.-. He had under- taken to restrain his people until the International Congress determin- ed their fate, but last hope had failed. He said, "I must resign my- self to their wishes." "I know the expense we would have EIGHT HOURS OF ACTUAL WORK TAFT'S SECRETARY OF STATE The Effect Of the New Mining Law Enacted In England Augusta, Dec. H. -1-..i JL.IIL, J- it-Mue-m-vitrvi, I'Jliigm- announced the appointment of United States Senator Philan- der C. Knox as Secretary of State in 1m Cabinet. I; CITY ENGINEER. Vancouver, B.C., Dec. S. HaiiT.i, of Windsor, Om., has been appointed city engineer of North Vancouver. I accident occurred yesterday to the in war, but we would rather end our j A London. Dec. bill provid- the negro soldiers. "1 was in no way The alleged confession secured from me is bogus, and thc story that I tried to take my life, us told by the government detectives, is laughable. I have told all in all the investiga- tions that I knew nothing of the! shooting and that is all there is to it. I was promised the broadest Lui-1 munity by Mr. Brown, but I have j no reason why 1 should confess sprue- i thing I did not do." wife of a rancher named Foster, liv- ing out twenty miles from Seven Per- sons. While putting away an auto- matic pistol in a drawer, it went off. and the bullet pierced her lung with- in an inch of her heart. Her hus- _said Magistrate jbaud in to Pcrsong the trip in his went the forty miles from and was three hours and a half time of the accident. There eh hope for the woman's life. 500 years of glorious independence in j ing for an eight hour day in coal MAPLE LEAFS WON. Winnipeg, Dec. .Maple Leafs defeated the Wi'inipegs. by a .score of 13 to 8 in the Professional Hockey League. THE APPENDIX USEFUL TO DOCTORS An English Surgeon Justifies the Ex- istence Of It i mines, whsch m the process or am- battle than die a miserable, linger- 6 endment became actuallv ing death." ,r McDougall iliw morning at the open- j wired Dr Smith Times ver- miform appendix, which has been .looked upon hitherto as useless, and even a dangerous organ, has at least- justified its existence., according to a. statement made by the surgeon of a j London hospital where The appendix; has been shown to be a great help in treating of the lower intestines. "One of t-hn greatest difficulties of. said the' surgeon, "is to apply medicines to the'. lower intes- tines. The appendix has now been MORPHINE HIS CURSE. j Toronto, Dec. by mor- phine, Jas. Mac Ad am, a young drug j clerk, tried to suicide in four feet of ery good influence bear upon her. would be brought Mrs. Thompson REFUSE APPEAL. Vancouver. B.C., Dec. full Court of Appeal today refused to allow an appeal by the Attorney-Gen- then took the primmer away (for such j from the decision of the court 01, sju. actually remains) to her home. I against the province in the fishery these statements contained informa-' ;nvait case. tion which would tend to himself or any one else. Coneyers bitterly denies the statements attrib- uted to him in the affidavit of Wm. Lawson, a negro detective, who visit- ed Monroe and claims he. secured a confession from him. Shortly after- Coneyers was dis- charged he returned, to his home at Monroe and early lust year went to Washington to appear before the Sen- ate investigating' committee, ile re- ever since. Coneyers was also visit- turned to Monroe and has been hen.: ed by Herbert Brown, the govern- ment' official held the invest isrii- Indian Runner in Torout Bav cover. Trouble Dodging the using aluminum for the frame he will j use wood. In this wny he expects to Iget greater result and lightness. The j air-like frame will have a length of 328 feet and a diameter of 52 to 55 feet. with two gas motors each of one hun dred and fifty horse power and he expects to make forty-five to fifty made use of as a short cut .by which we can gain readier access to this- part of the digestive tract. "The new operation is to cut down to the appendix just as in an ordin- ary appendicitis operation, but in- Schutte will propel his airship gtead tMs Qrgan fo. threaded through various layers of muscles in the abdomen wall and attached to the skin. It is then operi- Kisses CHARGED WITH BIGAMY. Toronto, DPC-. 8niji.ii was j arrested on a bigamy charge today. He is alleged to have deserted his i first wife, Bertha married at Listbwel in 1904, and married Alice Groombridge last September. j miles an hour. The designer expects l to be able to carry two tous of ex- plosives in his craft besides the nec- essary fuel and other supplies, a statement which clearly implies the militarv intent of the invention. The ed, and by a tube passed through its Luen any necessary medicine- may be applied directly to the mu- cous membranes of the lower intes-. The appendix may with safe- HUSBAND IS IN JAIL WIFE ON WAY TO CITY Delivery Man For Local Firm Faces Very Serious Charge In the Police Court Wife Coming From England j Toronto. Out., l i and his manager. Flanagan, arrived hero tonight from Buffalo and the In- jdiau was given a tremendous recep- jtion. Mayor Oliver and several .of i the aldermen delivered addresses of j congratulation. Several women in the crowd attempted to kiss him but he successfully dodged them. A big crowd escorted him to Paverdale Park where- ho witnessed a boxing to'urna- i ment. BOARD OF TRADE TAKES UP BRIDGE PROBLEM Joseph Saver WMH this morning up tion into the charge in October, and for a preliminary hearing before Ma- ins interviews with Coneyers were in Lris.trute charged with the presence of K. C. Arnold, sheriff j and converting to his own of Walton County. Coneyers states, USl> goods to the value of somewhere and he is corroborated by Sheriff Ar- between S200 and taken from nold. that he made no incriminating the warehouse of E. J. Hill and Son, of this city. It that Sayer, who acted admissions to Brown. W. G. Baldwin next visited IMonroe and talked with Coneyers, though no in the capacity of deivery man. had new developments were brought out. access to the warehouse, so that upon The last visit of a detective was that receiving orders from the store he of A. H. Baldwin in Xovember. Bald- could at once fill them from the win visited foneyers at his home hero i stock kept there, and it was in this and secured from him a statement, Way that lie managed to make such which was witnessed by l-Yed McGar- ity, commercial notary. says the statement contained nothing tending to show CVmeyers v warrant was issued by the making it- lawful to make an unbidden visit to the home of Sayer, situated on London Road. Arriving there the police found a great, quan- tity of dry goods, which Mr. Hill had no difficulty in recognizing ns his property. Chairs, bed. springs. mattress, dresser with fiiii: bevelled edge mirror, table covers, carpets, ..I. of commoditv to make a comfortable Women Want a Pure Press Suggestion That a Bridge Be Built Over the River Between Here and Taber A Radial Railway ty remain open in this position, for work of building will begin next sum- j the musdes o{ the abdominal mer-' makes a sufficient guard. That is a matter of importance, since the lucra-' live conditions of the intestines-- it is nec'f-rtuiry to continue, medication for months or weeks. This making- use i if the appendix docs not lessen it-5 danger as a.favorite focus for ul- ceration. but it removes some of the stigma .which has hitherto hee'n at- tached to it by thft profession." AfUT doing tome rustling a quorum jxtlitical body., was thi? dignified was .secured, and the Board of Trade held its last quarterly meeting of year last night. A communication was received from course. for the board to take. The then-fore passed n motion con- firming the action of the council. J. L. Manwaring withdrew an sides suits to.n of a pair (about, prisoner's own and nccted with the Brownsville riot knew anvthing definite about it. AM an extensive- depredations. On interviewing Mr. Hill, proprie- tor of thi; store, the Herald, learned con" i that, Sayer entered the employment; 01 of the firm about six mouths ago, and j i they placed every confidence in him. j trusting him For the. first two months every- i thing went well, and it was not until j four months ago that Mr. Hill had] cause to fear that, all was not as it I should be, but owing to the oxieu-i attire. In fact, it may be said that no corner was empty of goods, all of which Mr. Hill did not hesitate to lay claim to. During the night spent, in jail the prisoner seems to have "'thought on jt.he Immigration Department, stating mendruent that the matter be left council of i that it is about to prepare- a circular wer until the annual meeting on be-: .Tevrish. IVomen. through Dr. Cornelia' for distribution, and asking for in-j informed that the question could j Xcw York, Dec. Kahn. chairman of the committee on formation regarding the growing of >pened at any He stated purity of thc press has issued an ap-1 winter wheat in this district. It also i that he knew some, who wanted peal to newspapers for the clirnina-! loiters from farmers j opinion on the matter who j T C ff 1? icjiiuic jiiiiciiiig ui fOuf Men On the Pacific I for he appeared very pale and trembling, and with almost a passionate burst nf tears he produced from his coat- pocket a telegram just received from his wife, who arrived the Old Country t-erday. stating that she was just sive.stock kept, a difficulty existed boarding a train for Lethbridge. and one- c-ould almost eatcli the breath of expectancy with which the poor wife uespatche'U the message in the j anticipation of a happy reunion. The Salvation Army people are in discovering to what extent goods were disappearing, or amongst sev- responsible for their disappearance. However, a watch was set, and sus- picion pointed to the man Sayer, without any actual proof of his guilt. All this tiim tion of indecent details in the pub- lished evidence at murder and divorce trials. The appeal states that many prominent individuals and societies support thc movement. Special re- quest is made for the conservative dealing with thc present Hains mur- der trial, "in order to safeguard our homes and our children from demoral- izing influence of pniient details." MAYOR'S SHIP AT LIVERPOOL present at last night's In f looking out for hor along the line, but, no doubt the police here will have the questionable pleasure of Mid way Island, Pacific Ocean, Dec. i deep interest in his work, making the one she has crossed the of weather which compell-j point of executing all his duties with waves of the mighty Atlantic to seek. ed tlie Commercial Pacific Cable commendable despatch, and by this Saver's trial will be proceeded with today, but to Mr. Hill's credit be Company's schooner Flaurence Ward means allaying the fears uf his cm- deviate from, her course, from j plovers on his behalf, who naturally IT T ii flC LaildeQ News Of Monday's Vote be sent stating particulars regarding j '--ould not tin- cultivation of winter wheat. The meeting. circular will prove a valuable adver- The- most item of new tising medium. The communication business to be brought, up was the was referred to the Publicity Com-i improving the Mnch-od trail across mittee for their immediate the coulee, arid petitioning the Gov- t.ion. with the suggestion that W. H. ernmont to erect a bridge across the Fjiirfield be- asked to supply the in-! river at some point between this city formation. and All the ways heretofore The secretary was instructed to re-; suggested by which farmers could be ply to another communication from j saved the Ions pull up the hill were j a gentleman in Scotland, asking for i disrussed. There was some difference information ;is to the cost of build-.' of opinion as to the location of the ing and running an elevator in West-1 proposed new bridge. Some thought Canada. This letter was prompted 1 it should be placed at a point about by ihe advertising niuiefifii SO-m- Out; filter--; milr-6 down, the river to tap by the Board of Trade. the country to the north and cast, and j The- 0. W. Kerr Co. wrote stating afford the farmers better facilities for that they hud permanently located in! coming to this. city. Others he-id ihat I the district, sind being interested in j such a bridge should be placed ;it. {its development would be glad to sup- j Djaniemd City, G. M. Hatch thought inly the bonrd with information they j it, would be a fin? thing if Royal City, had collected pertaining to the dis-; Diamond City and No. 5 could bo triot. The letter will be suitably ac-: connected with this city by an elee- knowledged, and Mr. McKcnzio asked trie railway Hue. i MADE CASH SETTLEMENT.. I Broekville, Out., Dec. case. ; ex-Chivf of Police Brown, ot JAtlien.s, ciiarged with indecent- as- j sault on a young woman named .Emma. Scott, has been dismissed because Hnv girl's family offered to maki-1 ;i cash i MAN ATTACKS GIRL. i Portage la Prairie, Dec. Lake was struck down at the.-door of her residence by an unknown man, who beat, her over the head -with a club. Up to a iate hour the; police-' had not been able to locate- the .as- sailant. HORSEMAN GOES TO PRISON. WellaiKl, Dec.. the well known horseman of Fort. was today convicted of having received' stolen goods, and was sentenced to one year in prison. Liverpool, Dec. R.M.S. Em- press of Ireland arrived at Liverpool on Friday it said, that under the extenuating! Honolulu to the cable station here: sought some other explanation toj circumstances he desires to have him Henderson at 3.30 p.m. AIM TO COLLECT TAXES IN ARREAR Premier Scott Explains Pro- ceedings in Saskatchewan to Ix-coni" a member of the board. A motion was passed by which the board expressed it? appreciation oi the efforts of W. H. Fairfield in se- death from disease OriErinallv there were and riiu for the lee of Hermes Island j account for a fast-diminishing supply for shelter, was the me-ans of bring- of goods; and then it would appear ing about the rescue of three maroon-; that Saver's evil genius play- ad him ed plumage hunters from a false but inevitable turn; for it. i further torture, and probably from! can hardly be considered possible or starvation, i for the better part of a bedroom suite four men in to vanish as if spirited away, without the party, but one of them died. The instituting a most pointed enquiry schooner which landed the men on; as to their whereabouts. But this the island, and was to have returned is what happened. On making a visit for them, is supposed to have been S to tiio warehouse an iron bedstead lost. The Fla.urence Ward, com- i with tasty fittings of brass, might inanded by Capt. Piltz, was bringing! have- been noticed quietly reposing by supplies here from Honolulu, when! the side of an elegant dresser, the ;i heavy gale broke, and she was com-' usual fittings of the bed also stand- pelled to seek shelter at Hermes in. by. consisting of a fine hair mnt- Tsland. 80 miles south-east of Mid- 1 tress and springs, but upon return, to way. Distress signals were observed- find nothing but space to one's or, shore, and Capt. Hiltz sent a astonished gaze, would have a very dealt, with in a lenient manner. A JOB FOR KING EDWARD. Paris, Dec. Max Wcchster, who is touring the capitals of En- Tuf's.uay th th.e boat OH which Mayor i tho Irrigation Conv-n- i tion for this eitv. and parry On mi The president brought up the mat- ter of the Council of the board's ac- j lion regarding the re-quest of the Cal-j gary Herald that it arrange for a I meeting in this city at which Calgary! -ailed, eitv clerk sent the first Marconi telegram ever sent from here to hi in on board at Cape Race, but they could not catch him, saying the A resolution wns passed asking th.: to communicate witli tile of the Hnnt-ville, Sundial and I Springs school districts with a vi-w to obtaining r-iirnatures t< for such a bridge-. Afterwards this was overruled, and M. hap- small boat, to investigate. Three marked effect, especially if on Japanese sailors were found. to Of jnissing of them were suffering from scurvy, articles, and if only one man had the other man also was in bad shape i thrim durinii the interval, The Japanese wen; immediately taken jiiurally fr0m him an explanation aboi'rd the Flaxironco Ward, where j he dosir.-d, and if not sntisfac- they u-ri-e pivMi food and fresh cloth-: tory the. next step is almost compul- im.'. Through an interpreter the (Continued on Back J'agc.) is how Mr- rope, advocating the abolition emperors and kings, and the forma- tion of tlie United States of Europe, was received today by M. Pichon, French Minister of Foreign Affairs. Sir Max favors. King Ed'ward as the first of his nrnnosed union. th was too far out. Next day I .-houid talk on railways, em, ;i cable to Maliiihead. -idion taken had been ctiallong- Ot by Marconi from there, to the in certain quarters, and insimia- Of, tions made that, the Board of Trade of Ireland, informing him lection.- at Lothbridgr-. Hatoh a MI] Wm, Oliver a commitu-e ro investigate1 as to where the proposed bridge should he loriited, and re-port, at a -pecia! itie.-ijiig to bo called on January 5th. This, quivtion was give COST OF ELECTION. Kingston, Ont., Dec. it, Hon. Tl be elected t SLAUGHTER OF DEER. Toronto. Dec. from thf: and companies indi- cate a, trreat, increase the nunibtT was a, sort oi fifth whool to the; Lib- era! political machine. He was OILS o: the i-.'piii.'ition of tlu1 board, and anxious to see it take action. Dr. Gai'nniii.i! though; it strange that inon should undcrtnke to show our tvcd of railways, :i< top of the: hill to Westmin- track. was! Regina,, Dec. state- ment was made in the Legislature of great importance to loan companies, and mortgage companies of eastern: and western Canada, as well as to- j farmers of the province, when Pre- mier Scott stated the position of the government in regard the recent forfeiture proceedings. He said that forfeiture proceedings, for the recovery of arrears of taxes in Local Improvement districts and Rural School Districts were commcnc lengthy j ed in Rcgina. judicial district on the- j fifteeth instant hut preparations for a road same boon in months. cost, i oi aeer i.y. io tlu; commons in the re- this year. The j though did not know ourselves. was instructed to pre- a, resolution to be presented t" Afinister The purpose of the government in no action was instituting proceedings is purely to fit school districts concerned. The court for of ar- Ci.-llt. election. ..s than returns alrea C.X.R. .-itiil to be uiy in, with iionrd from. is: k-e-lii.'g that, the to Hie Hrr- that this romc from a non- C N. R. MAY TAKE OVER THE C LINE rears will be: held in Regina on April Public Works calling sth, next year. Xo unusual att-Mition to the deplorable state ofiimvo for thi recover.- cf th.: road on the river bottom, show-1 taxes and there is no cause insr thc loss it causes the'city and tho I on the part of any loan company deal farmers, and asking that, the same inp in Saskatchewan lands. The rout- ne inc -Dy locul improvements C. (I. K. Nourse and the secretary ilCt is followed. Recristered nn- Special Despatch. Saskatoon, Sask., Boc. is rumored here in railway circles thc C.N.R. is shortly to take over the Calgary ;ind Kdrnonton road. The road nnd C. X. TR. is known to own a large contract site in Calpury for terminal facilities. tliast- at. Mann built the C. 13. i lease yonr. risked to prepare, a statement of i the standing of thc board is unilorstood that the j Dc, to thc City Council, with them an option of pur- j ,m .additional grant expiration of thc C.P.B. i !v to cowr the (.xpcinso to thn e-nd of tho ve.rr. followed. Registered no- tices of warning showing the amount of taxes due nnd to whom payments- nre made more than sixty days before calling of court to every party who is shown by the Innd titJe.s office or (Continued on Back Page.) ;