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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. III. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1909. NO. 11. MRS. MARTIN HIGH RATE ON REFUSES CODE AND CIPHER Ocey Snead's Mother Message Will Remain- Will Not Leave New Railway Commission Favors Company SECRETARY McICOL REPORTS OMAHA EXPOSITION Eminent Agriculturists Say Lethbridge Oats Were the Best -Wheat Ahead Of Anything There-Good Advertising Done Canadian Manufacturers' rates was resumed before the Rail- New York, .Dec. Mrs. Caroline B. Martin, mother of Ocey Snead has been indicted with her two tiou against increased telegraph sisters for the murder of 4he East Orange bathtub victim the .Vf v Jer- sey authorities have not yet obtain- way Commission this morning. Am- ed possession of Mrs. Martin's person on" witnesses was W. J. Camp, elec- and the self-willed elderly woman is trical engineer of the C. P. R. Tele- determined not to be taken from graph CompanV) who cxpiained at New-York state without a fight. To- Nicol made the following report on the exhibit of tie National Corn Ex- Ottawa, complaint of position at Omaha from which he re- t'ltfrinn At the Board of Trade Council and there can be no decision given meeting this afternoon Secretary Me- putii some cirne in February and pos- T length the difficulties as regarded day her attorney, Col. Robert J. CQde and cipher mes Hame, announced that he would at rule once take proceedings to test the strength of the case against his client. Alternative indictments have been found against Mrs. Martin, Miss Vir- ginia and Mrs. Mary He said effect in j United States and on government telegraph'lines in British Columbia.- Mr. Mitchell, representing the Tor- onto Board of Trade, contended that turned yesterday: "I beg to submit the following re- port regarding our exnibit at the above Exposition. "I got through from here to Omaha with the exhibit all right and in good time, and by reason of being in. good time was enabled to secure a corner position. On this I erected an exhibit similar to the one at Billings except that being on a corner I was able to put in a glass side as well as a glass front, getting the whole thing up in' such shape that I consider that its sibly later. That is any premiums 101- wiucli we were eligible will not be decided till tUwn. TLe uig Loioraiio Oat Cup was awarded to J s which they showing bushel whereas our exhibtion oats weighed 4S pounds per bushel. It must be noted iiere that all weights mentioned in this report are for the Amercan bushel whch is 67 inches smaller than the Canadian bu- skel, maKing a difference ot about 1 3-4 pounds on oats and 2 pounds on wheat. Prof. Shaw, the eminent and well known agricultural, authority of Min- the Billings exhibit- As I stated to you, before leaving here, we according to the premium list were only eligible to enter in the mill- ing contest for wheat and oats. The is known to many of you these. (having been a guest 01 the Board of the exhibits Trade here in Lethbridge the past prevention, of hog cholera.' Any farmer who would have made a care- ful study of these exhibits and at- tended the lectures would have ob- tained a first class agricultural edu- cation. In conclusion, I wish to speak re- garding future exhibits. We went tins year to Billings, then to Omaha with little or no preparation. Our competi- tors have now gone home for the Christmas holidays and as soon as they are over, will begin preparations for next fall's expositions. In the major- ity of cases the State makes the ex- hibit They have men scouring. the State to obtain the best possible sam- ples. They have their county fairs after harvest and have men attending suuuuer, was yrestmt at umaiia. i-roi. Buiium lately or the Wyoming State College was also at Omaha. ,--------7 widest wi niiu oais. inef p of Buffiim was iiififi-o other Alleged Interview with Premier London, Dec. Undeterred by Laurier's repudiation of alleged re- cent interview with its Ottawa cor- respondent, the Manchester Guardian today published another column and a quarter from the same correspond- ent under these headlines: "Birmingham preference ridiculed by Canadian Ministers, makes very jackasses laugh." The correspondent then admits that Launer refuses to express himself on election issues but gives verbal inter- views with one whom he calls a "nrominent colleague of which excites the greatest astonish- ment here. This minister's personal abuse of Lord Lansdowne is especial- ly resented by Unionists who also de- clare this Canadian minister's asser- tions to oe the grossest perversion of what a moment's inquiry would have shown him to be authoritative Union- ist policy. CONSERVATIVE BY ACCLAMATION Dec. expected there will be no bye- election 4n Dufferin for the at Federal House, John A. Best, the Conservative nominee be- ing elected by acclamation. He succeeds the late Dr. Bair. OLD HUDSON BOY CO. EMPLOYEE .DEAD Kenora, Dec. 22. Jas. Swain, a half breed who for twenty-seven years was in charge of the Hudson's Bay _t_ _ ___o ____ t company's transport from. York over Dr. C.- S. "Marshall. Mc- tory, died yesterday on an island in LIBERAL WINS IN LUNENBURG Halifax, Dec. bye- election for the House of Commons for Lunenburg to fill the caused by the res- ignation of A_ K. Mclean who became attorney general of Nova Scotia came off today. J. D. Sperry, Liberal, was elect- ed with a majority of 266 'BELGIAN KING WILL AVOID SCANDALS Paris, Dec. special from Brus sels says that to avoid future scan- dals Prince Albert will settle with the creditors of his cousin Louise and also take steps to prevent proposed litigation of the other princesses over the estate of the late King Leopold, Black Sturgeon Lake about nine miles south of this town. He was 70 j years old. i 'Lean's majority in the local election was over 500. KENNEDY'S WILL New York, Dec. estate of John Stewart Kennedy, the multi- millionaire banker who died here last October, is valued .at over 000 according to the will which was admitted to probate today. He left- about to charity. His widow gets about by the will. THE STANDING OF THE CANDIDATES IN THE HERALD PRIZE CONTEST FIRST GRAND Player Piano. SECOND GRAND Winter Trip. THIRD GRAND 25-Foot in Parkdale. PRIZES December 21 to the close of the contest. -----1 wo prizes of in gold to the contestant (one in each district) bringing in the largest amount of money for NEW subscriptions from CLEVER CLOSING BY LITTLE TOTS The parents of the little tots .at- tending the Central school kinder- garten visited the class this morning on the occasion of the closing exer- cises. The room WHS appropriately dec- orated with colored paper chains and wreaths and hung with samples of the childrens' work throughout the term. Some of these articles were surprisingly beautiful and cleverly made and speak well of the aptness and training of the pupils. This morning's exercises were de- lightfully pleasing. The children en- gaged in their various play-exercises of singing, marching games of obser- vation, of self control and habits of courtesy. The vigor and keen pleas- ure with which they enter into thf-sei educative games and drills and she' promptitude of acting at their erf.' orders speaks well of Miss work for the past year. Hiss and her assistant. Miss Bessie are to be congratulated on th-3 suc- cessful showing of their class. The articles made by the The Christmas mail in the local post office is. something phenomenal this year as compared with previous years. The whole day staff have been working till eight and nine o'clock everr night this week: While no definite percentage of increase in business- can. be 'given the post- master, E. N. Higin'tsiothaKi estimates the business" at least seveaty-u i per cent, ia excess of last year. Seventy sacks of mail last night for 'delivery cn'u.ut a hundred more are to .arc- The outgoing mail this morning was over thirty sacks. Four hundred registered parcels' ex- clusive of.letters have been received in the past two days and the sale stamps for the same time amounted to between four liimdrc-d and fifty a id five hundred dollars. On Christmas Day the general de- livery wickets will be open from ihs hours of eight to ten in the It is imperative during the rush that all boxholders use their keys. The postmaster under the circum- stances refuses to give out mail through t-he wickets to boxhblders. AUTHOR OF BILLIKEN REFUSES ASSISTANCE Spokane, Wash., .Decv kittle woman and all the" more .deserv- ing because of her 'confidence and said 'Arthur W. Jones, secretary, of the when read the newspaper dispatches.from. Kansas City, quoting Florence Pretz xeator of as saying that while she appreciated the kindness of ;he.-: Spokane "boosters" in arranging" :b raise a fund .of 11.000 or more to 36 placed at her disposal to continue her art studies, she could not accept a penny. The dispatches also quote Miss Pretz as saying that she. can ;et along very well without "Biliiken" and .that she expects to study in Phil- idelphia next winter, paying ,her own., tuition, adding: "If I can't do that I won't go. It is not false pride on my >art to .decline to accept the monev o be raised by the Spokane ior is it a sentimental desire to "get ven with the :old "Blliken." DC AI KtAL STMAS DISTRICT NO. all the City oi bridge: One Diamond Ring One Writing Desk. One Gold Watch One Suit Cast. One Morris' Chair One Silk Umbrella MISS BESSIE MISS OLtVE DAV1ES MISS ROSE HEATHER MISS FLORENCE MISS EDNA ALLEN MISS VIVIAN MISS SUSAN G1LLESPIE H. G. KILNER PISS HANNAH KERR KilSS MINNIE LAVERICK ARTHUR HUMPHRIES ......................S.420 MISS VIRA MISS WINNIE C. CHARLES MISS MARGARET DISTRICT NO. all surrouuding towns and territory outside of Lethbridge: One Diamond Ring One Writing Desk. One Gsld Witch One Morris Chair One Suit Case. One Silk Umbrella MISS ETHEL M. McKAY, Cranbrook, JAMES H. CAMPBELL, Maeleod HUGH JOHNSON, Taber MISSMARY L. SUNSTRUM, Blairmore MISS VILDA MATSON, Magrtth MISS SUSAN WITkECK, Raymcnd MISS JEAN DOBB1E, Plncher MRS. 0. E. COTTON, MISS ANNIE TOMFOHR, Milk MISS ARLIE HUDSON, Purple Springs JAMES GREAVES, Mtdicint MISS GRACE ROBINSON, Fcrnie MISS EDITH SINCLAIR, Medicine Hat A. A. COWIE, MISS MAE SOJCE, Warner J. BUTLER STONEY, Lathbridge P the term were given to them during the program as presents to their par- ents. The closing exercises of the other departments of the schools took place during the day. BATTLING NELSON READY FOR SCRAP Chicago, Dec. Nelson stands ready to close with Ad. Wol- gast for a fight in America as soon as the Milwaukee youngster posts a forfeit to bind the match. This statement was made by the champion today after reading a des- patch from Los Angeles that Wolgast was begging for a chance to land the title. REV. PROSSER ACCEPTS Rev. A. J. Prosser, B.A., B. Th., has accepted the unani- mous call ot the pastorate of the Baptist Church of this city and will move here with his family early next month. The Christmas of ,'csley Methodist Sunday S-oU >i last night proved to one uf if-oit successful in its history. Considerable interest was martest- jd in the order of proccedure, the chairman, the superintendent of the ichool announcing that no progcarome' vas arranged but that the procecd- ngs would follow in order of sen- ority, commencing with the p lass and ending'with the Adalt lass. After devotional exercises the iry class of their teacher, Vrs. Jordan, to the number of about iO. vere called to the platform, laden vith toys, books, fruit, etc., which hey deposited, on the platform, and sang a chorus entitled "G-entle Je- which was well executed. After this followed all the classes of the school, no knowledge ot what they -were offering, either by provi- sion- or on the platform, was bad, which created a spirit of expectancy throughout. The numbers from the intermediate classes consisted of songs, choruses, readings and recitations. As each class was called upon its offerings for the poor were deposited on the platform, so that when all were in, the platform, so that -when all were in, the platform ot the church looked more like a wholesale provision house, consisting as it did of sacki of flour, sugar, rolled oats, barrels of apples, potatoes, etc., and boxes of onions, miscellaneous grocer ies, in addition and a goodly number of roasts of beef, poultry, bundles of clothing, coal, etc. Many of the classes brought along the cash, leav- ing it to the discretion of the com- mittee to expend so that at the close it was found that was on hand in cash and over worth of mer- chandise, making a total of over for the relief of the needy. Through the kindness of Principal Hamilton who is also ex-superinten- dent of the Sunday School, his team and rig has been placed at the dis- posal of the committee for the distri- bution of the goods, which be made today. At the close of the programme a treat was to the school by the management consisting of or- anges, candies, nuts, pop-cora, etc. ;