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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume IV. TWELVE PAGES Lethbridge. Ajta.. Tuesday, December JVumber 8 DEADLOCK CAUSES ADJOUMMENT OF BELLEVUE INQUESf __ _ _..______________ _... ________________ ___________: __ UNCONSCIOUS AT MILK RIVER FOR MANY DAYS NO RUSH ON FARMERS' BANK Collapse of the New In- stitution not a Surprise (Toronto, Dec. Fanners' SJank of Canada has suspended op- erations after, a brief career of five years. During the whole- of its exist- ence it iias been subject to: lawsuits In the courts and its downfall was not unexpected, and financial circles are not at all disturbed. The suspension of the bank is a big furprlse to those who anticapated any! igreat excitement. Up to ten thirty, tna "clamorous mob" in front of the (head offl ce consisted of three reporters and one photographer. There was ab- solutely no excitement. Apparently the result of the .Lindsay trial was anticipated; j .Latest word from various small towns throughout Ontario where Farm j have been laid out in positions camp- ers' .Bank had branches fails to indi- ers have occupied for-several seasons. cate anytmns in the nature of a panic j among the depositors. Quite a large, for the amount of stock was sold in the vi-j ent_ A11 that is required now is for cinlty or Athens. These people, most-) the field notes to be placed in the iy farmers, are very anxious for fear'hands of the survey branch of the de- tsney. will be ruined. Local, offices Apartment of the interior. In due time were all instructed to close for 90 j plans will be prepared by that branch, 101 which may be had on application by those interested. Lots .will not be AN EL! DOCTOR IS HURT IN RUSHING TO ACCIDENT There is No Excitement Over Fanners' Bank Collapse SURVEY LOTS AT WATERTON LAKES They Will be Leased on Fulfilment of 'Certain Conditions (Special to the Pincher Creek, Dec. F, O'Hara, chief of the surveying party has been at work at the Water- ton Lakes lor some time past, arriv- ed here with his assistants a couple of. -days ago, having concluded their labors for the Dominion government at that place. In an interview with the Berald correspondent Mr. O'Hara stated that besides a government park being surveyed, sites for lots were selected, a sufficient number of which JURY NOT EARLY IN THE NEW YEAR Necessity of Consulting the Attorney-General's Department at -Edmonton Causes Action to be Taken at Bellevtie-Two Jurymen Persistently Refuse to IMk Certain Evidence BELLY RIVER BRIDGE COST days but nave no information as tne cause of suspension. The wonder of the situation is the philosophical manner in wMcb depositors and cred- nomilial -provided certain jtors received the news. TO STOP USE OF COCAINE .New-Orleans, Dec. op- a re- er Bearing a Part Asking if tne council felt ing a portion of the cost of a traffic bridge across the Belly river ,diie north of the city near Royal" View, and if so what proportion it would quirements are complied with by the offer or authorize the board to offer government, a letter been decided A decision-in this received from the Board of-Trade >Bec. the evening session -it was still evident that the deadlock caused by "the action of the two jurymen could not be broken without further com- munication, with the attorney- .general's department. Coron- T r tvr- i 1 ,er again adjourned INot 1 here vv'ltn the the bearing, to Tuesday, Jan. at which time-the jury and all witnesses were com- manded to "again appear and continue _the hearing without 4" further notice, Mining "Men Present Many mining.jn.en of note were pre- sent, at tHe -including James of rEernie, G. Drinnan, PROTEST WILL END IN TALK No Likliheod of Action at Taber-ANew Lodge (Special to th'e Tacer, Dec. excite- ment has been kept .np by rumors that Mr. Anderson's supporters .in- tended to protest the elections, but we are informed that -thtre is no like- lihood of anything kind. Every- body is too lull of. Christinas business to bother about the matter, and the new council will go to. work unham- pered by party or sectional prejudices. In union is and Taber is as a pool room, with- four" tables; Percy Leach and his mother left for t-he east to spend Christmas. Mrs. V. S. Kidd. left on Flyer yesterday morning for St.. Paul, where her sister is lying seriously ill. Contractor Williams completed Pow- ell Stephenson's new store'In "rec- ord, time, and ,they have moved into it. The store they .vacated has .been Winnipeg, Dec. UP owaer, .J. :Hobbs, and Sparline of as a with There is a movement on foot "to form an Orange Lodge in ;town, .and a number have signified "their_ desire emphasized the position to join. Writing of it prise us to see a Retiecca TJodge start TO SHORTlf THE MAIN- LINE STUDENTS ON STREETCARS tion of the Auth- qnaes ec. 1 rick of Manitoba, and Sparling of Wesley College, attended the Greeting of -the Trades and Labor Council this morning..and emphasized the position of college authorities in discounten- xvaunuitu. WA. JLUC, VJT. juj.iiiiio.it, __ _ u late, of mterfenace by S tne sale of habit forming drugs. The act prohibits physicians prescribing cocaine for. nabltual users or the re- fining of prescriptions containing these drugs. wholesale and retail drug-j respect wiH no doubt ie arrived b7 'tiine, these ..'plans are. xeadyior counciL letter-pointed out the state board, of code restricting .'xlVj- re no inestimable advantage such a bridge encamped on the poHce reserve here, and will proceed -at once to survey the remaining undivided portions the half section set apart for the R. N.W.M.P. This will t-e divided into five parcels, consisting of one for buildings, one to bo divided into town lots, the third for park purposes, the fourth for an armory 'and parade ground and the fifth "Tor'gracing pur- poses for- the mounted police horses. PINCHER CREEK GETTING HRED Too Much Railway Talk and Not Enough Action Pincher Creek, Dec. lively sense of satisfaction and approval has freely expressed here at the suc- cess of our local member, Dr. War- nock in having- that thirty-mile clause inserted among the requirements to be complied with by December next by the Pincher Creek, Cardston and Montana Railway. The people here are getting good and tired of so many delays in the matter of construction .without any feasible reason being ad- vanced by the company. Nothing is being given out for pub- lication at present, but it is stated bys some oi those who profess to know further preliminary operations OQ the Kootenay Alberta Railway to- ward Beaver Creek will be resumed in the first of the vear. COURT OECJS5O.NS CAUSED SUSPENSION OF SANK Ottawa. Dec. November statement of the Farmers' Bank, the suspension of which is announced from Toronto today, shows very little variation from the statement of the previous month. There are slight dif- ferences in a few items but. nothing wJhich. would have created suspicion in the minds of the official who com- the monthly returns. The im- pression at the department is that the trouble was precipitated by the recent court would 'have, it is believed, to Leth- brldge: The communication was re- ceived and referred to the council" ot 1911. UNCONSCIOUS MANY DAYS One Man Seriously Injur- ed in Shaft at Milk 9 River (Special to the Milk River, Dec. Dec. 1-1, STORK COMING TO QUEEN MARY .London; Dec. Mary's ac- couchment Js expected, in. March. This will be tae first birth at Buckingham Palace In 54 years. The last child born" to King George and Queen Mary was Prince John Charles, July 12tn, 1905. ISLAND DROPS INTO THE SEA .Port .Union, Costa Rica, Dec. A message from Salvador reached here today announcing the sinking of j a small island in the Hopango lagoon, southeast of the city of San following an earthquake shock. It is asserted, though, without confirma- while August Ericson and Louis Baz- zarmoni were working at a.depth o? about 90 feet in the shaft on the homestead of the latter in Sec. 32, Tp. 2, Range 15, a piece of stone o'r lump of earth fell, striking both men. Bazzarmoni was struck on the hsad and lies in a serious condition, not having regained consciousness for any length of time. Ericson was struck on the shoulder and although unable to raise his arm his injury is not of a serious nature. of 'the Q-.QJiCo.: -Chief of Sterling of Joseph G." S. Hudson, JVT.E., of the'Department of yviines, Ottawa; President Powell, of District IS, U. M. W. of A., and Clem tJtubbs, Secretary Carter, J. 0. Jones and Charles Gamerr of the executive, of- -.the..district, 'and many oth- ers. James Burk, secretary of the Belle- vue local union of the United Mine wbrKers of America, gave evidence regarding the notice which he, as sec- retary, had wired to Chief Inspector Sterling on Dec. 3rd, asking him for an inspection of the mine. He stated that this was done at the request of tfle local union, but could not state any. particular man as having reported gas as being present In the mines. His action was the result of general dis- cussion which had talren place, and in pursuance of the wishes of the miners present, some of whom had reported tne presence of gas in considerable' quantities. Asked how the presence of gas was detected, he replied that it was by the action of' tne miners' lamps. -Pressed by Mr. cjamp'bell for names of miners C. P. R. to Straighten Line Near Great Lakes William, An ant project is under contem-pla'tibn; "bry tne C. .P. K. management. This IB tne construction of a new connecting line between Wepigon and WIH a direct run across from of the laJjes, 69 miles northeast or-Forr William to a point "-72 to tfle northwest.- It ia estimated that this straightening the track cwlii-, save from forty to fifty miles; in -the conveyance of coaFt- to coast ir the present distance tneafe two points being Ott Tnursday last P. R. Heed of .Wintiiptg the locating engineer, for the visited '-Kepigon, staying .'-'over, '-'until Saturday. His was In connectibft with the. survey of Che proposed'; nclr- route and on Saturday he left Jbitve with half a dozen Indiansjlto make preparations" as to" etc., and to arrange for forwarding ot equipment of the party. "The littit win. consist of over thirty- handsV'ali- told, the aa_Itional men being to arrive from Winnipeg at Neplgon eithv er tonight pr tomorrow. Mr. Eeejl will return, today -to picfe tnem-up and'thV: wnoie party will form a headquarteri camp 'and start of the Nepigdn. a will start trom.Savanne, the 'partia'B a resolution' endorsing that all their students draw from the car service. There are, however, still'a.number of-students on cars, but they do not sport the college-colors, as "they in some, cases did on Saturday. moved: into their.new home Ion; Tay- :to come to contact the. position -lor Ave.. airect north of Fort should' with- The plastering proceeding rapidly, practically tions'. being .made it is evident that this 1 company are desirous of having" .a CENSUS WILL BE Council Accepts Board of SENDING PRESENTS AND MONEY TO EUROPE .New Yoric, JJec. times are in store this Christmas, for many per- sons abroad, who have relatives or iriends in'thls country. Judging from tne quantity of money and presents tnat have been sent across the sea's, figures furnished today by Postmas- ter Morgan show that from "Dec. .1st to sailing of the steamer Mauretania Saturday afternoon -inter- national money orders representing a face value of were" issued in JSew York city and sent to foreign In accordance with the suggestion countries. Of the money orders of the Board of Trade, the city's police! vent to Great and ?V census will be taken on Jan. 14 instead! the same i period sacks ot mail contain- of next May as originally decided up- lng besmeg letters registered Trade's Hint-Another In June compJeted map, of tb.e proposed by the time the snow disappears.'. on by tbe city council. A letter was received articles and packages have gone from who had reported the presence of gas, at-last night's meeting of Mr. Burk stated that he had kept no Clt5" council asking It to reconsider, its decision and have the census tak-i en "either in January or February. The reasons given were that the govern- ment will be taking a census in June undertake ro produce men who to oi most yalue, the police reported the facts relating to th'e pre-icensus be taken about the the forward, the! record of names, only recording the result of the discussion, and wiring tne chief inspector as instructed. Mr. here stated that he would CUT DRY AREA sence of gas and Mr. Burk was ex- cused. Cause of Death Ur. Malcoimson, resident surgeon Tor the Bellevue and other camps, was j next sworn and gave evidence as to tne appearance of the dead men, stat- ins that it was his opinion that they died from the ettects of inhaling car- same time that- other years. has been taken in tion, that ahout 170 persons were kill- (Continued on page FII F.VIfF, BBERS US BOYS AS S Grand Junction, Colo., Dec. i 'After'a running battle between three! robbers, who had looted a generai j store, at Clifton, and a posse, one of i the robbers was killed and the other! two captured. A clerk who had been j bound and gagged was found yester- j day morning and a posse started in i pursuit of t.ho robbers, but. lost the' trail. Four small boys hunting rah- bits discovered the robbers in a de-i serted dugout. Three of them cover- j cd the robbers with their small cali- f rifles, while the fourth went for help. Before Ihe officers had arrived the robbers .succeeded in making the three boys prisoners and forced them carry a portion of the stolen goods for eight miles. When the posse over took ihem each robber seized a bov and used him as a shield to protect them from the fire of pursuers, mean- while keeping up a running fire from their revolvers. W. II. Harris, fath- er of two of the captured boys, and leader of t-he posse, took a desperate chance and shot one of the On killing the robber instantly other robbers then surrendered'. STORE BURNED AT GUELPH Guelpli, Dec. caused by an overheated rumace did dam- age to the -OTvles Syndicate. Stores this morninr Washington, Dec. Taft will decide on Wednesday whe- tner nr not tiic Sry in .Minnesota is to be reduced or not. Gov. Eber- nart discussed the matter with tbe president today and a conference fol- lowed in which Secretary Balliager participates on Oct. 15 last. Secre- tary Baliinger issued an order calling ror the strict enforcement of the old I treaty, wnich forbids the sale of liquor on any Indian reservations in Min- nesota. The boundary of these reser- i are vations 'have not been changed for1 many years and the order j artectcd a large portion of Minnc-! apolis, Diiiuth and several other cities! C. .1. Eckstonn it is claimed that tne order covers tbe greater part, of the entire state. Pre- sident Tart nas been asked to restrict tne enforcement ot" tlie prohibition clause to the lands immediately sur- rounding the reserve where the In- dians now live and places they fre- quent. A delegation, of league win be lieani in opposition to tne proposed restriction cto Wednes- IDF? Fund now Stands at 155-More Needed Yet The Herald's fund for the relief of the sufferers at Bellevue is growing apace and the citizens of Lcthbadgc showing the Christmas spirit as as the sympathy that should be shown to those have suffered mis- fortune. The lisi now stands: -I. Iliginbotham R. E. Sherlock Mrs. R. E. Sherlock Lethbridge Daily Herald IDEALS OF THE FARMERS Partridge Total The Herald is willine: to receive and anti-saloon acknowledge all funds and will jward them promptly to Bellevue be used as the authorities there fit. It, is a most worthy cause be heartily supported Toronto, Dec. of Sinrsjlnta, it Canadian club here today and as one of the outstanding figures of the west em deputation to Ottawa, eot a splen did reception. His address on the organization of western farmers and their ideas which inspire their lead- ers touched on the main points of the western problem. "We are looking for he said, "to the development of the spirit of co-operation and a keen insight into the purposes of life, which will effect this. We Geneve that our peopk- have been starved, menially, morally and aesthetically. We stand for conservation of natural resources in the shape, of material things, hut we also believe that a servation of human life, its energie's and opportunities is a much more im- portant form of conservation. If are ever goins; TO be a great nation we must create opportunities for the young. There is a great responsibil- i ity laid upon the present generation i of western farmers due to the fact that unless the present tendency to aggregate natural wealth in the hands for- j of the few is overcome the next, gen- to i eration will have less leisure and lib- jerty to deal with social and econom- jic conditions through associated ef- forts." STREET CARS Dj Ai no 10 Dec. street car smiation is again quiet, although a few missiles are occasionally thrown through a car window. The company is today operating a nearly full ser- vice. The cars are being operated somewhat slowly, most of the motor- men being new to the business appar- enihv Fare boxes are again in evi- dence. A noticeable incident is that :-he patrolling system of the city is abandoned and the force concentrated >n the cars on the principal streets in daytime, and in the station house during the night. ___ SEVEN MILLIONS IN ROLLING STOCK Mammoth Orders Haced by C.P.R. for Cars and Equipment Montreal, Dec. worth of new ears and train equip- ment -ihave just been ordered by. Canadian Pacific Railway, til to be delivered next summer. Two thous- and refrigerator, coal, bos, and other class of freight cars. 200 enger train equipment, including--bag- gage, express, sleeping, dining, pac- Inr, and observation cars, at present are under construction at the, com- pany's Angus shops. Besides these orders, they placed with other firms, steel frame bos-cars, pounds capacity, to cost over two million dollars. hundred stock cars and 800 flat cars are ordered from outside. Orders for seventy-fiye heavy locomotives were placed "in Cam ada at tlie Angus shops, the Kings- ton and Montreal locomotive works. FIREMAN HURT IN ST. PAUL BLAZE St. Paul, Dec. Hardwoo'd Uoor Company's offices and storehouse Kagle street, below seven was totally destroyed by fire zt an early hour this morning. The loss is 000. Two fireman were injured, one perhaps fatally, and one policeman. RUSHING M. D. TI (Special to the Burmis, Alta, Dec. dent here this morning about 31.30 a. m., seriously injured Paul K-endrick, 19 years old, a driver for the Daven- port Coal Company, near their tip- plo. Kendriclc was "tmcouplinsr a horse from a moving car when he slipped aiji fell beneath the car, one wheel Psosiiig over his chest. The car had to fee overturned to allow him to he taken out. Dr. Donald was called from Lund- breck and reported the right lee brok- en and a compound fracture of t.hn Itfe shoulder. j boy's brother, for treatment at the acci- hospital there, as it is feared he may lose his left arm. j Dr. Donald came Trom Lundbreck in response to a phone call from the mine office and in coming down a hill just, outside of Lundbreck a trace fell and The team took fright, and boltpd, throwing .both.the doctor and the driver out. Both were knoefc- ed unconscious. The doctor recovered j found Unit he was not hurt scf- j iously and examined the driver. Tho 'driver had sustained two broken brsidf.s bruises. Tho doctor 'phoned for another rig ami lu-lp and when. thai arrived proceeded on his way, Kenririak is being taken to Leth- after sending the injured driver to ifdigat by Dr. Donald the' Lundbreck for attentioa.' ;