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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge VOL. 111. LETHBKiDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1909 CARMANGAY HAS TRAIN SERVICE Celebration At Sight Of First Passenger Coach The laying of the steel on the new C. P. R. lirife was completed as far as Carmangay last week. The track lay- ing oa that line will be stopped now until next spring. No passenger ser- vice has been instituted as yet but passengers are basing taken in and out of the town on work trains. There will be considerable grading to do yet before a regular service will be possi-. ble. A station riouse will be erected in a short time. There was quite a celebration in Carmangay on Friday when" a passen- ger coach was taken in over tue line. A circular from the C.P.R. officials today announces the opening of a bi- weekly mixed train service on the Carmangay branch. Trains will leave Lethbridge Tuesdays and Thursdays at S o'clock and arrive at Carmangay at 10.15, stopping at Kipp, Noble and Barons. Returning, trains will leave Carmangay at 1.30 o'clock and ar- rive at Lethbridge at 15.40. This service will sro into effect at once. CONFERENCE WILL MEET IN VICTORIA Toronto, Dec. The Toronto sub committee decided at its meeting to- day to take no further action in the matter of toe place of meeting of the next Methodist -conference which is to open on tlie second Sunday in August in Victoria, B. C. Some objection has been raised to the expense of the meeting in Vicoria but somewhat better rates have been secured from the railroad than any that has been arranged for any previous convention that has gone to the Pacific coast in the past few years and the sub-com- mittee decided that it had no power to change the action of the general conference. A committee consisting of Revs. Dr. Carman. T. A. Moore, Dr.- J. A. Rankln, Dr. R. N. Burns, Mr. Justice MasLaren, H. P. Moore and Dr. Earl Wilmott and appointed to prepare the agenda and other nec- essary data for the next general con- ference. GREEK MINISTER OF RESIGNED Athens, Dec. 22. The minister of war, Col. Lapatbsictl, presented his resignation to the premier yesterday afternoon. The premier and the military league induced him to withdraw it. Col. Lapathsicti's resignation was the out- come of a scene in the chamber of deputies yesterday when the war minister is submitting the atony re- organization bill attacked the admin- istration of ex-premier Theotokis. The supporters of the ex-premier protest- ed and left the chamber in a body. Later M. Theotokis made a demand upon Premier Mavromichalis for the war minister's removal declaring that a majority'of the chamber would ab- stain from .taking part in the sitting unless his demand was complied with There were rumors that unless the supporters of the ex-premier atend- ed the sittings the military league would establish a dictatorship and carry on the government without the chamber. For a time the situation was very involved and great excit- ment prevailed, owing to the appre- hension that deeper reasons underlie the seemingly trivial outburst. CHIEF OF POLICE MURDERED St. Petersburg Chief Enticed to Houie and Slown to Bits by Bombs St. Petersburg, Dec. Karp- off, chief of the secret police of St. Petersburg, was assassinated early today. He was enticed to a modest apartment in a remote street of the Viborg district and there blown to pieces by a bomb exploded sup- posedly by his host, one Michael Vosskrensensky, who had leased the rooms a few days before. The mur- derer rushed to the street' following the explosion and was captured. An assistant of Karpoff's, who had accom panied him, was severely injured. Karpoff was appointed from Baku, where he had been chief of the se- cret police. MEDAL FOR EARL GREY AND PRINCE OF WALES Ottawa, Dec. Battlefield's Commission has presented gold med- als commemorating the Quebec Ter- centenary to Earl Grey and he also forwarded one through1 him to the Prince of Wales. Medals in bronze have been sent to Earl Crewe and the suite of His Royal Highness. London, Dec. Asquith spoke four times and Lloyd-George live at political meetings yesterday and other cabinet ministers were also on the stump, while ex-ministers and lesser stars orated everywhere. Speaking at Liverpool, the Premier made a strong pronouncement on the efficiency of the navy. He said that Lord Cawdor's picture of Belfast as a German naval base showed want of wisdom in letting loose a band ol peers and procouusuls who have been making the political welk'n ring. Pre- that the navy today was able to maintain not only this year but for many more before us, our suprem- acy at sea and should the necessity arise, which God forbid, .to guarantee the integrity of our shores, protection of our commerce and the inviolability of our empire." Respecting fiscal matters he claimed that Great Britain had shorter hours of labor, higher wages and lower pric- es of real necessities and on the whole less burden of unemployment than any protectionist country. Exploitation of capital was one of the surest indi-. cations of prosperity and of the pro- ductiveness of British industry. Up- on the constitutional issue Asquith. was sarcastic. he said, "they bad better close the Commons altogether. (Laugh- What need was there for it, what need when by the mercy of Pro- vidence at the other end of the palace at Westminster there were Curzon and his friends free from dangers and temptations of a popular election, (laughter) interpreting with disinter- MAGISTRATE KILLED IN INDIA HAVENIAGARA FALLS FOR PARK Assassination In Hot- bed Of Native Unrest permanent temper of the people." (Great laughter and cheers.) The premier declared the Sky was full of good omens. Lloyd-George speaking at enthusias- tic meetings at Cardiff and Swansea again chastised the Lords. "At he said "they have blundered. We are sick of this garroting of Liberal bills. "I am very glad the premier has said 'Never Respecting the alleged he jested. "It was not a House of peers but a House of fears. SOn had been in the British Indian ser- 1 Korea, Dec. Yi, the head of the Korean cabinet, was stabbed and fatally wounded today bv a Korean, Yie Chain Yong. flic attack occurred at o'clock this morning. The assailant was a young Christian who was for many years a resident of America. .j. m m The Premier when Bombay, British India, Dec. 22. Ar- thur Mason Tippett Jackson, chief magistrate of Nasik, in the presidency of Bombay, was assassinated by a na- the assassin came up with a iong sit- tive, while attending a theatrical per- chen knife in his hand. He drove formance last night. The motive for twjce trate who had recently sentenced a assassin then turned on the Premier s criminal to life imprisonment. .Jinrickshaw man whom he stabbed Nasik is a hotbed -pi Jack- instantly killed. the assassin They were not there to protect hon-1 vjce since 1S8S. esty and industry against confiscation They were there to defend a mono- poly which plunders industry. They were not there as guardians of liberty, they were there as a garrison of priv- ilege." "We have found them out and Brit- ain will strip them of their pretensions. was immediately arrested. He'is a youth of about twenty years and is believed to be a member of a political society.: The Premier was removed to a hospital. INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION COMMISSION Premier's repeated requests that he Necessary Steps Will Be Taken By U. S. Government be allowed to resign his office. It is bdksved that the assassination' is a result of political-intrigue. Pre- mier Yi was formerly minister 01 ed-'. ucation in the Korean cabinet. He became Prime Minister in May, 1907, when a reconstruction of the cabinet Washington, Dec. report of followed a live-hour audience that the committee of landscape architects Marquis I to, the Japanese president, recommending the creating of a na- had with the Emperor. Yi was re- tionai park at Niagara Falls has just garded as a firm and competent offic- been transmitted to Congress with er and an opponent of the plans for the favorable endorsement of Secre- Japanesc annexation. His efforts to tary of War Dickinson. The comrait- carry out his policies met with con- tee urges that a, strip of property be tinual opposition and intrigue. His acquired by the U. S. connecting the enemies it is said, had frequently state reservation at one end ana planned his removal by assassination tending '-the whole length of the sorae embracing the Talus, the cliff and a tract, of land not less than one hoivl red vards wide be converted into a FIVE BODIES RECOVERED Yi was alwavs credited with fos- Full Casualty List Not national reservation. T tcring an anti-Japanese sentiment m E1 It is set forth that all buildings. (Cheers.) could hear nothing but the ring of victory from one end of j the country to the other. j Walter Long, speaking in Wiltshire said tariff reform would produce pounds annually. If they gave Ireland home rule they would be re- quired to conquer it within 20 y Mr. Runciman, at Braudford, said if a 'foreign fleet went to Belfast wise than on a visit of courtesy, thej would be prizes flying the British flag j Toronto, Dec. has been received from Ottawa Korea. He Mttcrtv opposed the ac- i telK tioii among the Koreans which the ruins of the drygoods store set bacx andcr such arrangements as to Japan and Defused 'in tlie Calapham quarter. The known will impose the least hardship on pri- ;vate ou-ners and corporations that 1 the vegetation can readily be restor- IMMIGRATION INCREASING Dec. immi- gration figures for April 1 to Nov. 30 show immi- 3> grants against in the same period of last year. The arrivals at ocean ports were and from the United States HONEST BOY GOT REWARD Police Mabistrate Macdougall was busy this morning but the income THAN DISGRACE Hamilton Young Man Sus- pected Of Theft Shoots Himself Hamilton, Dec. 21. Joseph Mitchell who previous to his appearance at the police court this morning was con- sidered a respectable youn man, tried .'Ito'" commit suicide ;this evening by I shooting himself in the head. Mitchell resides on Victoria Ave. and the po- lice suspected bam of being connected with several cases of theft. He was arrested last night on a charge of vag- rancy and this morning the police prepared to lay several charges o: theft against him. This afternoon he allowed out on bail and the police was not larsrp !visited his room and discovered a largt was not large. i amount of alleged stolen articles sucL Some months ago Lloyd Conanbjas tools, bicycles, etc. There was so found a purse containing some money! much stuff that it could not be pilec and handed it to the City Police who j nto advertised it- but found no owner. The Court this morning handed the oy five dollars as a reward for the purse. A young man who felt a pair of overalls rather cold -this weather and appropriated" a pair of pants was let off on suspended sentence.. Two more business men paid fines of Si. 00 and costs of the court in the sign cases an-d the third and last was given till tomorrow to cou- ply with "the city -bylaw. The woman who was charged under the" City Bylaw No. 39 for keeping; a house on Wood Street, changed her plea to guilty and agreed to; return to the segregated area. The Magistrate imposed a fine of dol- lars and costs. The police withdrew the charge against the frequenters. EXERCISES FOR SCHOOL CLOSING So DIDN'T PAY HiS BOARD Goes to Sail for Three An Example Hamilton, Dec. the .benefit of young men who forget to pay their board bills Magistrate Jelfs this morn- ing made an example of Walter Smith of owed his boarding mistress His worship, declared that men of this kind, were the worst kind and sent him down for three months without the option of a fine. Tomorrow. Thursday, morning the annual cloelng exercises -will be held in the different public schools of tbe city. Tbe exercises at the kinder- garten begin at ten. those in the other classes at ten forty-five. In each room brief programs have been pre- pared and a cordial Invitation is ex- ended to parents and friends to visit the schools and enjoy the entertain- ment. The high school literary society ld their closing entertainment ir the evening. Fortunately they have secured the famous cartoonist and en- tertainer, Mr. J. W. Bengough, so pro- i mise their friends an extra treat. Chairman Fleetwocd will present the successful pupils with their depart- mental diplomas and tbe students will contribute some rousing choruses. COMMITTEE TO REFORM Toronto, Dec. C. Neff of Guelph, J. W. Scully of.Berlin, R. R. Sweany of Toronto and F. G. Jewell of London, were selected by tbe On- tario government to form, in conjunc- tion with Mr. Sharpe, municipal aud- itor, and Mr. Andrews, an accountant of the Hydro Electric commission, a special -committee to formulate a re- form system of municipal accounting In connection with, electric .utilities.. 8.30 a constable found Mitchell leaning against a fence ut the corner of Sher- man and Delaware Aves., many blocks from his 'home. B lood was streaming from a wound in the head. He was taken to the hospital where a revolver was found in his pockets. It was re- man had no chance of recovery. ANOTHER COBALT ARREST Cobalt, Dec. T. H. Jessop of Haileybury, has been arrested charged with perjury and conspiracy in the affairs :6f the Elkhart Mining Co. Mrs. Jessop, who is a well known business woman, is out on bail and will come up for trial today. HUMANITARIAN DEAD .London, Dec. Monkswell. president of the anti-slavery and Ab- originies Protection Society, died today. Lord Monkswell had been a freqjuent visitor to America and was one of the British representatives at in- ternational exhibitions of Chicago St. that the Dominion government to present a petition for a proposes to'deal with the ques- tion to the Korean emperor. Not-'necessarily slow7 and it may be a__.. tion of industrial education in withstanding Yi's known sentiments' or two before" ;ithe'_.-casualty lias and that within a reasonable per- .rea in the immedia'te and the gorge as possible to the original condition with the added advantage of accessibility. By addi- tional legislation and agreements with the Canadian government the diver- N sion of water for power purposes in LORD KITCHENER TO the opinion of the committee should VISIT CANADA te kept in such limits tiat ihe impres 4 siveness of the cataract should not be diminished. sit every" province and make patriot and refused to listen to the when the fire broke out yesterday, an investigation into the qiies- 7 :r __ tion of industrial development and the particular form of technical training that .would be most fitting. 3> IMANITOBA NO REMAND ROR STEPOFF -j Ottawa. Dec. 21.-rThe cabinet coun- cil today decided to recommend to His Excellency that there be no in-. terference in tbe capital case of the; Macedonian Stepoff, of Toronto, who) murdered a fellow countryman last summer and who will be hanged .next Thursday. j Results Of Local Municipal Voting In Several Towns WANTS APOLOGY FROM. NEWSPAPER Halifax, Dec; Winnipeg, option in of Ricbibucto, vwilpnstitnte Manitoba, carried in Arthur libel proceedings agaiiist >he Daily municipality -by :50 majority, Bran- Telegraph -unless" it apologises for 155 Carman town 76, -Sou-fen Cy- statements made in its report; of his s 20 22, evidence before the public. accounts commission at Ottawa relative-, to the wharf purchase. ZYBHLEY PAID UTMOST PENALTY Edmonton, Dec. at eight o'clock this morning the cxecu-, tion of Henry Zyb'hley, the Pole, con-1 victed of the murder of his wife _ 24. South- Norfolk .22, Oakland 21, Roland town 206, Shoal Lake 3, Thompson 30. It was defeated in Boisevain town by 19, Daly 45, Danph in town 62, Deloraine town 3, Rllc- UNPARALLELED EVEiNT IN OTTAWA CHURCH Ottawa, Perhaps the most Montreal, Dec. York despatch receiv-ed here states that Lord Kitchener, accompanied by his brother, Gren. Walter Kitchener, the go- vernor of Bermuda, will visit the United States spring. It is supposed this Includes a took place in the Dominion Methodist trip to Canada. church Sunday night when the pastor, Rev. Dr. James Henderson in the A course of his sermon on Socialism was -times .applauded and again and again gruffly interrupted by a person. in the gallery of the church. During the pastor's reference to-the- 'present political crisis'm Great Britain, jwhen he said that there was now tak- j ing place in Great'Britain a great so- 'cial revolution in the right direction he was applauded with a "hear, near" from the gallery in a husky tone of voice. The congregation was.. quite shocked and put down the occurrence Montreal, Dec. about as being an outburst from a drunken" SMALL VOTE IN MONTREAL property owners out of a total of over horn town 57, 34, Oai- twenty thousand fit today to vote land town 36, Oaksvill-e 15, on the referendum in regard to the City 28, Roblin 9, Strathcona 5. expenditure by the city of Dr. Henderson, however; took no no- tice whatever of the interruption and proceeded quite undisturbed with his town fifl a municipal electric light plant On but the interruptions were Stonewall town 60, Virden town light yote proposition carried 'not to be outdone and when the preach- Wallace 9, whitemout-h 10U, Victoria by a majority of 363. The French j er began to expostulate on the vanities The liquor men failed to appeal against local optio i in 15. the Treherne. elections resulted as towns an.d vill.ages: Citv Mavor A.; F, Lepage; Vird-n, Mundare -took _ Moraine, J. Od-'is. September last near placo in the carpenter shop of the R. N.W.M.p. barracks at Fort Saskat- chewan. Three minutes after the drop had fallen the condemned man was pronounced dead, and in a '-Dr: Souris, A. J. Maghes; Shoal I.A' A. S. Arnold; Killarney; Dr. Boisevain, R. J, Campbell; Plun minutes more the body was cut down and the formal inquest held. The Selk.rk Dr_ R. N> Fcrsr w Simpson; G-imii. SiKardson; Brandon) A. L. spiritual needs of tbe murderer port La PraiTie; Alderman Woods looked after by the missionary m charge of the Polish work in Alberta with headquarters at Edmonton. He j was with him until the end and ministered tbe last rites of the Greek] Mavor. Carberrv. j. M. McRae. ESTRADA'S COMPLETE VICTORY Orthodox Church. Biuefield, Dec. 22. General Es> After the body had been viewed by trada has won a complete victory over the coroner's in-auest and a verdict, tbe government troops at Bama. A returned the nn- sheriff handing it over to the son Q[ Zelaya's men bave aurrender- ihe man John Zybhlev who will including General Gonzales who it to Mundare where interment -wilLwas in command. _ Two Americans take place. I are reported killed. TRAIN GROSSING C P. R. VIADUCT PECULIAR SURROUNDINGS OF DEATH OF EX-MAYOR COX Ottawa, Dec. reported to police department bear directly on he circumstances leading up. it is al- leged, to the illness and subsequent j death of former mayor George Cox. According to the story related by one of the police informants, the late mayor was subjected to much rough treatment at the- hands of a man in whose house be had spent the early part of the evening of Dec. 4th. The late Mr. Cox, it is ascertained, was confined to his room on tbe day fol- lowing the incid'ent and became worse until death Saturday morning. Photo by British Colonial Photogr aphlc Co. wards voted in favor while the English the temptations of promises made' went against it. The referendum was j by socialism one of the men in" the not mandatory but purely advisory and l gallery twice exclaimed, "I the feeling is that the council will jfo-Qt'he was taken no notice of. These leave the matter to their successors j interruptions caused considerable com- who will come into office in February j motion in the church. when the new board of control will be 1 ________________ inaugurated. It was this opinion which j BAD WRECK OF FREIGHT no doubt led to the lack of interest in TRAINS AT REGINA" the matter on the part of the citi- zens. STEEL Regina, Dec. west bound A j freight engine 610 crashed into local CORPORATION yard engjne TVJQ 2Q42 at the east end of HAS A GENEROUS FIT i merchandise were littered about the _____ ;the Regina yard early this morning and York, Dec. than as a result of tbe collision one engine )was put of business, five cars of SERGT.-MAJOR wiii be distributed by the! prairie, one car of stone smashed up United -States Steel Corporation, as and the Canadian Northern caboose de- a bonus to its'officers and employees, i fire- Engine 610 was heav- a. uuuua uu r ier than tbe yard engine and did not The bonus was first announced as suffer much ir-m the impact> although but Chairman G-ary cor-jttie drive wheels were forced up under rected this in his official announce-1 the fire box and the cab was smashed. I No one was Injured which seemed the most miraculous part of the accident. The engineers and firemen on both locomotives jumped before the smash. Two men in the caboose -were badly shaken up and crawled out from ux- i der the rweckage. The stove overturn- ed and set fire to the caboose. The I' city fire department was called- but was unable to lend assistance on ac- count of the distance from the water' ________ i mains. Tbe personal effects of the men In the caboose were destroyed _, ,_ .p, fc__ __- ana are salu to include some sii'hun- Sergt.-Major Raven has been money pog Jg tQ moted to the rank Inspector. The have been the cause of the accident appointment dates from Dec. 1st and __ rtftr r Bunrvc. KNOCKS OOT Inspector Raven leaves for Regina to- j DOHERTY IN THREE ROUNDS nicht He joined the R.N.WJtf.P. in; Vancouver. Dec. Burke. fa Vancouver's fighting fireman, knock- Jan. 1885, and has been in the force :ed out Josh Doherty, the Australian ever since or nearly twenty-fiva. middleweight in the third round of j the scheduled fifteen round fight ai years. I North Vancouver Dchcrtj Inspector Raven spent four .years knocked down seven times in the the Yukon and went to South' Afric all third round. He was outclassed the fo preliminary with the 5th C. M. R. s as knocked out Edt Welch, an Lieutenant, Quartermaster. He was. Australian middleweight, in the first wounded by Almighty Voice, that no- j round after twenty-eight seconds of torious charact-er who caused the lice so much trouble in 1897. He was through the Riel Rebellion of 18S5 and has been a non-commis- sioned officer since 1888. For the last eight years he has held the im- portant position of Sergeant-Major at Macleod, Rtgina, and Lethbridge. He came to Lethbridge in January, 1905, and has had charge of the interior economy of this division ever since. Inspector Raver, is well throughout Western Canada and many friends congratulate him his promotion. Sergeant Humby has been to Sergcabt Major to succeed Sergt Major Raven. STRANGE DEATH OF FARMER NEAR HANLEY Hanley, Sask.. Dec. report reached here last night that Max Heineig; a farmer living about four- teen miles west of town, had been found dead about 200 yards from his shack with a rope halter tied in an ordinary knot around his neck and the other end tied to the branch of the tree. The body was in a kneel- ing position and the rope loose. Sergt, Reeve and Corp. Cheney of the mount- ed police confirm the report. From the position of the body death by hanging could not have been pos- sible. As the body had been In tbe open all night it was badly frozen. No signs of violence could be detect- ed. An inquest has been ordered. ;