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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta '.-r, J, VOLUME II. gATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, NUMBER t. NEGRO SAYS HE DID NOT CONFESS SPEAKER O- QUEBEC LEGISLATURE Denial Of the Main Witness In the Brownsville Affair Dec. Que- bec Legislature has been call- ed io meet on the, of January., Dr. -of- Sherbrooke, will be elected Speaker-. I ACCIDENT TO RANCHER'S WIFE ;WANT8 A DIVORCE. C. Cowan, of the hasten-' tered suit if or' divorce from his wife, Daisy Ititely of Winnipeg. CANAL EMPLOYEE DEAD. -Belleville, OnT, Dec. Downley, injured in ex- plosion on the Trent eanal recently, died this "afternoon. To Look After An Unfortunate Ga... was asleep at the time the shboUng at Brownsville took-place and .knew no thing of it until I'.was awakened by the shots ..ordered to "Get your gun" said- Boyd Coneyers, tho negro who has figured prominently in the ''Mrs, said Magistrate evidence by President Roosevelt in McDougall this morning at the open- support of his course in of the court, to the matron of the An Automatic Pistol Discharged and Shot Pierced Lung IUtVi.tilUK (.IK, I called upon any tune within the next alleged confession secured from the negro soldiers. ''I was. in no way connected -with the. riot and know anything of the guilty particsT The me is bogus, and the story that I tried to take rny life, as'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 .im- munity by Mr. Browri, but 1 have no reason why 1 should confess some-, thing I did not Barracks, "I place this girl- Dora the dis- v, '4- Milestme, in your charge on t don t ,i .V't -t -ptinct understanding that if is nhe must present her- self here for sentence. She stands convicted, and because I -desire to help a g.'.rl So young instead of send- ing her to prison, I-give her this Medicine Hat, Dec. accident occurred yesterday wife of a rancher named Foster, liv- ing out twenty mill's from Seven Per- sons. .While away an auto- matic pistol in a'drawer, it went off, arid the bullet pierced her lung with- in an inch of her heart. Her hus- band rode in to Seven Persons and wired Dr. Smith, of this city, and the doctor made a record trip in his auto. He went the forty miles from here, and opened ten gates, and was there within three hours and a half from thy time of the accident. There- is not much hope for the woman's life. RULER. He Hit Would Rather Fifht Dii Miwrpble Death. London; The Daily Mail's Cottmje correspondent telegraphs an interview with Prince Nicholas, the ruler of ItonleiKgrb, who is describ- ed as -a. pietureftque figure in native dress- and pisjul in his belt, j looking; and talking1 like a statesmHix or u poet. Prince sixike'.Kittorly of the dash- ing of Montenegro's hopes, and said one day the Slay's ambition wc-uld be 'realized, .'ihdVthe province they had conquered -would be restored to themoarding a train for Lethbridge, anc one could almost catch the breath of expectancy with which the poo wife despatched the message in th anticipation of a happy reunion. The Salvation Army people are looking out for her along the line, but no doubt the police here will have the questionable pleasure of caring for the one she has crossed the waves of the mighty Atlantic to seek. Sayer's. trial will be proceeded with today, but to Mr Hill's credit be it that und-jr the extenuating circumstances he Desires to have him dealt with in a lenient manner. MAYOR'S SHIP AT LIVERPOOL tion, with the suggestion that W. H.' Fairfield be asked to supply the in- formation. The secretary was instructed to re- ply to another communication from a gentleman in Scotland, asking for information as to the cost of build- ernment to.: erect a bridge across the river at some point between this city and Taber. All the ways heretofore suggested by which farmers could be saved the long pull up the hill were discussed. There was some difference of opinion as to the location of the HORSEMAN GOES TO PRISON.. Welland, Dec. the well known horseman of Fort Erie, was today convicted of having received stolen goodSj and was sentenced to one year in prison. ng and running an elevator in West-j proposed new bridge. Some 'thought: m Canada: This letter was prompted it should "be placed at a point'about by the advertising material sent out'fifteen miles down the river to tap Before He Landed He Had News Of Monday's Vote A JOB FOR KING EDWARD. .Max Wechster, who is touring the capitals of Eu- rope, advocating the abolition o emperors and kings, and the forma as to their whereabouts. ..But. this i. tion of the United States of Europe is what happened. to the warehouse On making a visit an iron bedstead manded by Cnpt. Piltz. was bringing have noticed quietly reposing by supplies here: from Honolulu, when j the'side'of an elegant' dresser, a heavy gale broke, and she was com-j U5uai fittings the bed also stand- pelled to seek shelter at Hermes j by, consisting of a fine hair mat- Island. SO miles south-east of Mid-j tress and springs, but upon return, to way. Distress signals were observed j find nothing but space to await one'e on shore, and Capt. Hiltz sent a j astonished gaze, would have a very small boat to investigate. Three i marked effect, especially if one hap- Japaneso sailors were found. TvOjpe.nsd to'be the owner of the missing of thtm were suffering from scurvy.; articles, and if only one man had the man also was iii bad shape, i hoen near them during Ihe interval, The Japanese were immediately taken; naturally from him an explanation f> T-..-LVN 4 Ts) rtoi if ttAt cnf they were given food and-f resit cloth-jtory the next step is almost comput- ing. Through an interpreter 'the sory. (Continued on Back Page.) Thilt is how Mr- HlU and a was received today by M. Fichon of Foreign Affairs Liverpool, Dec. Em- press of Ireland arrived at Liverpool on Friday at 9.30 p.m. This is the boat on -which Mayor Henderson and party sailed. On Tuesday the city the firs Marconi telegram ever sent from hcvi to him on board at Cape Race, bu they could riot catch saying th vessel was too far out. Next day they sent a cc.ble to Malinhead, an by Marconi from there, to the Em press of Ireland, informing him of the elections at by the Board of Trade. The 0. W. Kerr Co. wrote stating hat they had permanently located in he district, and being interested in ts development would be glad to sup- ply the board with information they lad collected pertaining to the dis- trict. The letter will be suitably ac- knowledged, and Mr. McKenxie asked to become a member of the board. A motion was passed by which the board expressed its appreciation of the efforts of W. H. Fairfield in se- French Minister aiax f rst president of his proposed tinion. SLAUGHTER OF Torotito, Dee. from the railway and express companies indi- cate a great increase in the number Hon. W. Harty, Liberal, to {total last year was some 422 be elected to the commons in the re-] less than the returns already in, with cunng the next Irrigation Conven- tion for this city. The president brought up the mat- ter of the Council of thc board's ac- tion regarding the request oi the Cal- gary Herald that it arrange for a meeting in this city at which Calgary speakers should talk on railways. The action taken had beer, challeng- ed in certain quarters, and insinua- tions made that the of Trade was a sort of fifth whed to the Lib- eral political machine. He was jeal- ous of the reputation of the board, anxioos to seeit late action. ako the country to the north and east, and afford the farmers better facilities for coming to this city. Others held that such a bridge should be placed at Diamond City. G. M. Hatch thought it would be a fine thing if Royal City, Diamond City and No. 5 could be connected with this city by an elec- tric railway line. A resolution was passed asking the secretary to communicate with the secretaries oi ihe Huntsville, Sundial and Iron Springs school districts with AIM TO COLLECT TAXES IN ARREAR Premier Scott Explains Pro- ceedings in Saskatchewan a view to obtaining signatures tc a pt'-tition for such a bridge. Afterwards this was overruled, and G. and Win. Oliver ap- pointed a committee to investigate as to where the proposed bridge should bo located, and report at a special Sask., Dec. state-- ment was made m the Legislature oJ great importance to loan companies' and mortgage companies of eastern and western Canada, as well aster farmers of the province, -when Pre- mier Scott stated the position 'of the government in regard to the recent forfeiture proceedings. He said that forfeitiire proceedings for the recovery of arrears of taxes in Local Improvement districts and COST OF ELECTION. meeting to be called on January 5th. Rural School Districts were This question was given a lengthy discussion. Tho need of a and a road irom trie top inc hill to Westmin- Road, north of cent election. 'the C.N.R. still to be heard from. Vir'eia Dr. Galbraith thought it strsngc] that Calgary men should undertake to show us our need of railways, as wo not. know ourselves. Several others expressed themselves as feeling that the request to the Her- ald that this action come from a non- C N. R. MAY TAKE OVER THE C LINE Special Despatch. (the-Caljrary nr.d Edmonton road. The j road and it is understood that the Saskatoon, Sask., Dec. C. N. R, "is known to own large j contract gave them an option of pur- msiored here in railway circles that j site in Calgary for terminal facilities. chase at the expiration of the C.P.R. the C.N.R. is shortly to take over j A- the track, was no action was taken. The secretary was instructed to pre- pare a resolution o3 prosstit-s-u the Minister of Public Works calling attention to tne acpiorabie state or the road on the rivor bottom, show- mtr the loss it causes the city and the farmers, and asking that the same be improved. C. G. K. Nourse and the secretary w-re asked to prepare a statement of the financial standing of the board to be sent to thc City Council, with request that an additional grant be given to cover the expense to the cormnenc ed in Rcgina judicial district on the fifteeth instant but preparations for same have been in progress for some months. The purpose of the government ia. instituting proceedings is purely to benefit school districts concerned. The court for confirmation of ar- will bn iielu in Regina on April Sth. next year. No unnsnal measures have ocen taken for the recovery of taxes and there is no cause for alarm on the part of any loan company deal ing in Saskatchewan lands. The rout- ine required by local improvements act is being followed. Registered no- tices of warning showing the amount are made more than sixty calling of court to every party wko is shown by-the land titles or on Back Page.) ;