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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME li. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1908. NUMBERS. DEBENTURES BRING GOOD FIGURES City Sells Big Bunch To Dominion Se- curities Com- pany LEPROSY DUE TO DIET. Theory of English Doctor in Hi Honolulu, Dec. John Atch- erley, of the Royal College of Sur- geons, who' has practised fifteen years in Islands, now; makes pliblic a new theory as to -the- of: leprosy. attri- butes the disease to diet, and says it is analogous to scurvy. He tUe, disease to. restrict- in" which" some necessary ele- ment is', lacking, with the injection undue apiount of.poisonous bac- teria, ptomaines and toxin. He says symptoms resemble scurvy. says his study has shown leprosy is. not contagious. WOMAN GETS WHIPPED BY MEN The most important item of busi- ness to come, before- Council last night was the consideration of the bids for the debentures issued for the removal of power plant arid erection of stand' pipe.''Some local men were interested in the selling of these debentures. The following are the bids given for the of de-> bentures; .at 5 per cent.: Aemilius Jarvis and A. McKenzie and Co.; Hampton Bros. V. Wm. C. Brent Geo. A. Stimson I. Wood, Gundy Dom. Securities Corp. May and James Ontario Securities Co, The latter, company made, a .mis- take, and thought the debentures were for A few of the com- panies also -bid for 6 per cent, de- bentures. It was found that Wood; Gundy and Co.. had the highest bid, but1 they did not mention whether the amount included accrued '-inter-' est.--E. W.' McMullen, the represen- tative of the company, was called on, and agreed to wire the company as to whether the bid was intended to include accrued interest, and a motion.'was passed calling a-..special meeting of the Council at noon today. The "-company wired that -accrued interest was intended. The" Council, however, sold'" the' debentures' to the Dominion Securities Corporation, not HIGH LICENSE IN CORNWALL. Ptcple to Vote on Raising Fees Reducing Hotels by Three. Cornwall, Dec. 21 in- Janu- ary the-1 people of Cornwall will be called to vote on a by-law in- creasing Jihe license fee for .hotels from to Jam! for shops from to. If this by-law is approved by the the 'hotels in the from. 11 to 8. maximum number of will be reduced Council have decided, to introduce 'botlt by-laws, with- the un- derstanding -that the reduction in number would depend on the increase in the: license fees. MARINE ENQUIRY. YENNEY GIVES HIS EVIDENCE bointr prepared to accept an" amend- A R. I. Agent At Ray- mond On the Witness Stand The case against Wm. Yenriey, the Ai R. and I; agent at Raymond, was resumed at this morning's session 'of the District Court. Taking" "the evi- dence of the "conduct- ing the. cross-examination occupied the. court nearly all forenoon. Tale Of the Awful Deeds Of the Night Riders In U.S. Unio'.i City, Tenn., Dec. .prosecution' practically completed its case today against the eight alleged night riders, on trial for the murder of Capt. Rankiiu when it drew from Frank Fcheringer, a member of the bind, _a detailed .statement of the Rankin affair and a score or more of their outrages. It also called to the stand Mrs. Emma Thurman Johnson, one of., the two women said to have wen whipped by the band. Mrs. Johnson had married John- son, a man thirty years older than herself, last August. She sued him for divorce, charging cruelty. Early in ..September :the riders- visited her father's house, and left word that she must withdraw the suit. She de- clined to do so, and on a second visit her father was whipped.. Later the riders found Mrs. John- sou at her sister's home. Mrs. John- son-awoke beside her child to find filled with masked and armed of whom she recog-! nizcd as Fred Pincon, one of "the de- fendants. "We have come to tell you for the last time that you must dismiss the divorce Pincon is chargp-d with saying. Mrs.. Johnson sa-d instead that she vrould press the of the band then seized her, gaggejL and took her from the bed in her night clothes.. They hur- Prescott Deny Having Given Commissions to Officials. Ottawa, Dec. SSL-j-At the r.fiemoon session of tho marine investigation H. Carter, accountant of the liank of Montreal at Quebec, produced the books of the former agency of the People's Bank of in that city, ihc accounts of Halliday Agent Gregory and Mr. Poi- son were examined in an effort to find the bribe alleged to have been given in connection with the cheques for the services of the King Eihvard, There was nothing in any of the accounts to Show this. The ri.muiijHuy nt urng OC-- cujiipt] in evidence of several. Prescott businc-ss men who have dealings with the department, all of whom denied ever having given officials of the department a commis- sion. AN EXTENSION OF TIME IS ASKED Electric Light Co. Wants To Con- tinue tKe Gas Boring ed tender. TO SAVE GEN. BOOTH'S SIGHT. Opsration for Cataract Performed on Head of the Salvation Army. London, Dec. William 13ooth, of the Salvation Army, WAS successfully operated on today for cataracts on the eyes. Trie Genera} was n-ported .suffering from this ail- ou August 9, when it was said that he could not read anything but hirpe-print, CARRIE NATION JOSTLED. Glasgow Mobs Put Her in Lost Her Bible in a Scrimmage. Glasgow, Di'c. Nation has made little progress in h have fho bylaw confirmed CHINESE OFFER A BIG REWARD R. C. BISHOP DEAD. New York, Dec. Right Rev. John S. McQuade, Bishop of the Ro- man Catholic of Burlington, Wnnont, died at St. Vincent's Hos- pita I today. BUILDING PERMITS. The following building permits have been taken out during the past few f 1, 4 1 TJ ft V Q t Chas. Sellens, residence, Arthur St. Wm. Keid, residency. Torrancv Ave. Mr. Hill, two residences, Ashmead St. F. H. Cox, barn, Argylc Avo. RUSH FOR LAND AT MOOSE JAW Illation Mooso Jaw. Dec. 21. Seventy town ship's in the country south of Mooso Jaw wero Thrown open for entry, this morning and already ox-ror three hund- red land seekers, many from the Unit towp. waiting to Hotel accommo- ed States are in make applications. dation in the city is taxed to the ut- most linvit but nil visitors so far seem to have found shelter. market master was received and filed. E. T. Gait wrote expressing his pleasure at learning that the bylaw regarding his offer in the matter of the Oalt hospital had been accepted, that he "recced tc OMCC'Jttf! his part of the agreement. James A. McDonald appeared be- fore ths council to explain his action regarding what the council thought was a recommendation for a slight change m the plans for the new fir hall. Tie stated that all he. did was to pass on tho contractor's estimates wluch he Ihought fair. The added expense was at the request of the I'iro Chief who wanted rooms for him solf. Tie was competent to look af- ter his own business and thought the j council's attitude unfair to him. Aid. explained the cir- cumstances, he havjrjg told Fire Chief Fowler that he would have to p-jt nis eequvsts before the council and the council misnndcrstaod the of work done, on the sidewalks streets. They will be paid a nnd tage as recommended by the ongincor. A communication regnrdinc: a meet- ing of the Union of Alberta Municipal itics to be held at Kdmontor. in Jnn- Wft-s reioTTcn to the rounrn of GOOD NEWS, IF TRUE. F.OnOOll. U 75 learned that with n view io defeating" plans of tKc- Asui-ricar, Hoof Trust, tho Lon- don Market Letter ai n mooting, resolved such as mipht thought dfiMTable to in- llurii'V tho of Agricul- ture to remove the restrictions upon Canadian cattle. Poat and Sons reported that they hnd removed feot of pipe from the jrn.s well .tnd asked for 50 cent, of the value of work done. The engineer thought it safe to give ?47H. The council granted ?-IOO. The chairman of the License ami Police committee was instructed to make such provision police station and colls as he deemed advisable. On the rr-romiuemlation of the Chief of Police will bo pro- i vidixl in the Xorth Wnrd fire hall for i'ne police in (bat p.irl of the city. j Smith, Chcny and Chase's commun EDMONTON TEAM PRACTICES. Montreal, D.-c. Edmonton hockey team hnd a good workout this morning. The men all seem to h- in trpoil shripe. The defence play- ed against the forwards during the h' nnd showed up well. Winnipeg, Man., Dec. thou sand dollars will be rewarded by Chi- i no.Srt of Winnipeg for the apprehension of the murderers of Jung Leon and Kung How last Saturday night and if arrangements which were begun last evening are pushed to completion this will be augmented in the near future by more, making in ali 000 re'-Vuril to "O tvhiVYvpr firtHs the slayers. REMOVING TO BROCKVILLE. Uiockvilic, Dec. National Company, whose foun- dry at Pembroke completely wip-'d out by thr iccont fire, will lc- Oiiir in I'rockvillt: at once. SITE FOR A LOCAL BUDGET IV. Mullen of Kcnora, Ont., is to iio associated in tTif T'Jfnre with Pr. Stewart, nctir.j: as his assistant. W. R. Skoy, Travelling Passenger Agent of the Oregon Railroad and Co.. and other roads, was 1 for UPC in advertising for tenders for the new power plant was ro.forrcd 'to the city engineer. An application from the fire brj- asking for a grant of S8.50 per man as premium on accident insur- 1 was granted. This year Iho premium j is 87.00 per man. A bylaw fixing the rates of interest in flchfjnluros issued in bylaw Xo. 31 wsvs put through. UlULL imLL upon the Herald, He is looking af- ter an excursion the Spokane Cham- ber of Commerce is running over his road to California in February. The excursionists will have a great chance that the Minister sco lot of and will be Militia would bf' acwpt n and otherwise entertained at many points. Mr. Skcy thinks it night's meeting' of the Coun- to lotter from Major Armory, it was decided for tli to proanv a site immediately, and be ft good idea if transfer the samo to the propor an- had representative on beard so that thorites on the armory lhis city could bc boosted wherever injr commenced. lhft party stops> ;