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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TITe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME II. UTHBRIDGZ, ALBSRTA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER M; >30C. CALGARY BOY WON THE BIG RACE A SLEEPING CAR QUARANTINED. He Baal Out Ait Burn and Fitzgerald In v Road Race Calgary, Dec. 26.---Running six and a half milt's ia a heavy diusi storm m 36 48 seconds, lleckltm- City May for ruction of Carrot by Edmonton, Dec. On Monday night Dr. Whiuilaw; medical health officer, was calkd out of- bed by n telephone message announcing a cagft of measles had developed iti one of the tlyTirain coin- ing iu over the B. that .reached the city; yegterday morning. The doc- tor at once made enquiries, and found that the girl ill with the disease had been isolated iu the stateroom of the car. and wtts under the. medical at- I tendance of Dr. H. B. SmiUi, 1 was also on the train. When the train, reached Edmonton the paseen gers- were disinfected, and the pa- tient' removed to the hospital. Yes- terday the car was fumigated, and is GASSTRUCKAT PINCHER CREEK berg, the Calgary runner, won the Herald road race yesterday afternoon. The result some-Httie sur- prise, ss, although the winner conceded to have a chance for sonie of the prizes, only a few thought he could beat Art Burn or Fitzgerald, both of Olympic lanie. Fitzgerald put up a good could only get second place, being nearly a quarter of a mile from the winner. Art Bum did well till about two from home, being second at that time, but a little later Fitfcger- ald passed and on his trainer's advice Art, who was in very bad shape, gave it up. Out of nine start- ers the result waa as Mecklanberg, Calgary; 2nd, 'Fitiger- ald, Edmonton; 3rd, Perry, Calgary; 4th, Mackay, 5pringbank; 5th, J. Kriowlton, Pincher CreeTc; 6th, Hart, Hillhurst. now ready for use again. During the 'fumigatioii a pot of formaline boilec over, destroying .the carpet of the. car and the railway company are now to sue the. city for its value. KIND ACT OF LOCAL BAPTISTS fortiaatt Yong Lady Drillers Strike a Good Supply At 3OO Feet BURNED OPPONENTS MILL. Brantford, Ont., Dec. diaries it is believed set fire to the large grist mill of I. J. Rank, of Norwich. The mill was destroyed, with all its The owner waa ilentified with the option move- ment, and the incendianim is believ- t'd to have been the .reiult of bitter feeling. BARON WAS KILLED IN A FIGHT Mrs AL8ERTAN DROPPED DEAD. London, Ont., Dec. Gii- Jespie, who arriv- ed here early morning on a, visit to- his daughter; dropped dead a few blocks iroiu iitlec'ti house. CANADIAN AGENT DEAD. Ottawa, lias reached the Trade and Commerce Department that Commercial Agent McLean died yesterday morning at Shanghai, China, after an illness that-had last- ed for some time. Deceased, was up- wards of 70 years of and had boon commissioner in Japan and China since 1903.. Deceased wan a brother of M. Y.'McLean, South Huron, Alexander McLean his earlier days a prominent man; He established the Mitchell Reformer in 1861, published the Corn- wall Freeholder from 1S65 to 1872, was Ottawa correspondent of the Globe front 1872 .to 1874, was "proprie- tor and publisher of the -_ Ottawa Times I874tl875, and was managing It was an extremely ing that the children editor 1395. r.f the Montreal Herald 1894- COULD NOT PLAY HOCKEY. The hockey match advertised .to take place here last night between Pincher Greek and Lethbridge did not come off. The high wind which sprang up in the afternoon blew such a quantity of grit on the ice as to make it impossible to estate. -Ihe Pincher team were very disappointed. They came down with a iast team, and they had all the appearances of being capable of putting up a stiff argument against the Lethbridge heavyweight- puck chasers. Quite a crowd was disappointed over the match being declared off, and it was clearly demonstrated "by the number of people -who turned- out to see the game that hockey will receive popular and general support of the Leihhridge people. pleasant everi- of the First Baptist Church Sunday School -had prepared for their parents and friends in the church on, An ex- cellent program, reflecting great credit on all the was in the hands of the: children, each class being responsible for the various num- bsrs given. The little artists were in good each item telling of the care of parents or teacher, and many, an anx- ious hour-of study on the part of the.'little one, r After the program the elegant 'Christmas tree was stripped inany each sdfiblar receiv- ing' that the thoughtful Santa had provided, beside- .a stocking. During the evening- pastor, "Rev. .Win. Reid, online part of the church and Sunday school, presented to Miss Jdannie McLeary a purse containing ?50, which expression of Miss Mc- (Special to the Herald.) Pinclu-r Creek, Dec. was struck-here on Christinas morning about seven o'clock. The gas spout- ed about twelve feet in the air, but gradually died down to aibout four feet. The gas drilling outfit has only been working about two weeks and bored about three hundred feet. The of the gas company state there is sufficient gas now for town's needs but they will bore a, tew feet further. DIRECTOR OF DIAMOND MINES. Brantlord, .Out., Dec. A. El- liott, a'prominent citizen and well known company promoter, died sud- denly this evening. He was talking over the telephone, when he .was seiz- ed "with an acute attack of indiges- tion, death being almost instantan- eous. He was interested in several companies, including the Diamond coal mines at Lethbridge, the Brant ford Roofing Co., and the Beamsville Association. H. Ostlund. of Sterling, has pass ed the OhristuiaiJ law examinations at Osgoode Hall, Toronto. SPRECKLE8 15 San Francicco, Oal., IBec. the famous lugar million- are, died from "the eftects of an at- ack of pneumonia at 4 JO this morn- ing. 4- With Russian Rev- olutionists At Moscow LETHBRIDGE LOOKS GOOD TO HIM. Calgary, Dec. News W. R. HuJJ return- ed from Lethbridge yesterday, where he made., exteusive real estate purdiMeslfr, Hull is an admirer of Lethbridge, and thinks it comes "next to Cal- gary in the a pro- gressive centre. is a inaeH more important business centre, but Lethfarkige is a live business town, and a comer. It_jjj understood, that-Mr. Hull bought worth" of pro- rjrterty outright, And got an op- tion worth, the which requires ne- with parties in England. Moscevs', Dec. Cote, chief of the ftCcret political police, was killed, and Col. Harukj was injured iii'a fierce encounter today with re- volutionists, who were entrenched in a suburban villa. During the fight number of policemen were also killec land others were wounded. Troops were summoned to the aid of the po lice, and a regular battle ensued. NEW MAGISTRATE FOR KENORA Toronto, Dec. Ontario Cab iuQt met today and appointed Allen McLellau police magistrate of Ken ora .in place of V. A. Moore, remov ed. Dr. F. Snyder, of Waterford, wa appointed sheriff of Norfolk, and W A. Tisdale, K.C., of.Simcoe, registra of deeds fry Norfolk. CARNEGIE CONTRIBUTES. Dec. Worl.final- instructions from Referee and went to their known in Canada as Noah Brusso, a years :of age. He is 5 feet 7X and weighs when tratiiing about 175 pounds. He wag corners. The battle began.': First a few mements of lacrosse player. Burns always a tough and ready fighter, who delighted to mix things with his advej.sary {av5red, with i L i i _ _ _ _ i and the maining there of eight. Ho signalled to his. seconds that he was all right, when he. arose went after Johnson's body. Johnson swung a hard right to the Head, and Burns backward nearly across the ring; from the impact of the. blow. Then Burns, rushing in, planted a right of great force: on John- great length of arm, his reach mea- 74% inches. Burns has prov- ed himself a bad man at close range. Despite the fact that Johnson over- topped hinv in height Jjy 6X inches, :Burns had the" better of the argu- ment in reach by 1% inches. I 'A was hung up for the battle, which was scheduled to MISSOURI SHOWS. THEM. Jefferson City, Mo7, Dec. Supreme Court of Missouri handed down a decision .this morning oust- ing the Standard Oil Company of In- diana and the Republic Oil Com- pany from the State of .Missouri, for- bidding them again to do business in Missouri, and dissolving the Waters- Pierce Oil Co., of St. Louis. In ad- dition each of the companies is fined CITY AND DISTRICT H. E. Miebach and wife are at pre- sent at Los Angelea, Cal% Guy Foster of Cardston Christmas in the city. F. A. Maxwell is receiving congrat- ulations on the arrival of a young son. at his home. left .this morning for where she will visit ASHCROFT ASKS FOR A RECOUNT son's chin, and by an excellent dis- go 20 rounds. Of this amount Burns plav' of boxing, warded off; a return, demanded and received this to v been south, and as far north as the a tity of ties were burned, delaying the flyer at that point thirty miuuies. About ten members Mounted Police wont out from seeing the distance than anti- cipated, and the fire wholly control, returned home. scout is expected evening, when further wHi Ixs received. T t i i i -D i 11 Mealed by Burns, challengeu: Johnson, nevertheless, rough a .s managed sum to be paid him regardless of the left to the outcome of the fight. Johnson had w-th Barber made the fourth. The For- esters livened up in the second half, but were unable to score. -The S.O.E. played the last half with ton men.. Westiey having to retire from- a kick- in the ribs. Shirley and Karris met with the result that Shirley did not think there was much wind in this country for five minutes. Ely, the S.O.E. goalkeeper, was not worked very hard, but made one brilliant but it veered after a few to 2-Lto 1 on-Johnson. The spectators conceded that John- son's victory was due to his physical advantages over Burns, his superior knowledge of the game, and his un- ruffled demeanor- while being driven by the champion. The stakes were paid the men while they were in the ring. At 11.02 Johnson" entered the accompanied by his .flanged; the-.'sftK JUDGE GREGORY STRICKEN. t. John, N.B., Dec. Gre- co ry. of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick, was stricken with paraly- sis, and. his condition is critical. round, when the gong Johnson yelled across to Burns, "Come right bb .owung his right and landed hard on Burns' chin, champion's ankles gave way under him, and he went down. He-wag up immediately, and Johnson got to close quarters with him, and placed his right ia the body and John- son thus far had the better of the The big black man was com- ng all the time, and he swung a terrific left Burns' stomach. siiSe bv the sphere over the CHRISTMAS AT ST. PATRICK'S. Christmas services were held at the Catholic Church yesterday. At mid- night on Christmas Eve Father La- combc conducted mass and adminis- tered communion, to three hundred communicants. At nine o'clock yes- cheers greeted him, and the big black man turned and bowed to all four sides of tho ring. Just as Johnson took his seat Burns appear ;d. He was smiling. The cheers of ihc spec- tators were even more enthusiastic than those accorded Johnson. Burns took his position in the corner of the rinp, surrounded by hia seconds. "VVhen the cheering had died somewhat Johnson crossed over and shook hands with Burns. When Burns stripped it was noticed that he wore elagtic bandages about his elbows. Johnson shouted across the, ring, half angrily. "You urns' Johnson had tho of all the other roundg. and kept punching tickets to London for hims( 1E and t manager. Sim Fitzpatrick. Accord- ing to reports both Johnson and Burns bet heavily at prevailing odds, which The' slightly favored Burns at the ringside. ader filters -were trained to the hour, arid, fought before what was probably the largest that ever witness- ed a pugilistic encounter. Burns did hljp training at Darlin Point. Baltimore, Md., Dec. learning tonight tho-result of the fight, Joe Gans, the former lightweight champion (colored) knew and have boasted with Johnson, the rustle bears out my pro- It is understood that Jas. Ash- croit has deposited the necessary ?25 for a recount of the votes cast for aldermen in the" recent election. It will be remembered Mr. Ash croft and Wni. Oliver were a tie, and the re- turning officer.gave the casting vote to' Mr. Oliver. Burns repeatedly, ivml the Irttter had all he could do to keep on his feet. In ihe fourteenth round Johnson went, right after Burns when time was called. The white man fought weari- ly away, Johnson following him, dropping Burns with a heavy right to the head. "One, two.. _ slowly counted'the referee, and Burps down until eight, seconds had been tolbc oS. When he arose Johnson flew a't him like n tiger, and using both unmercifully soon had tottering. I Tho thf-n -jumped into C. AND E. ASKED TQ PAY TAXES. Calgary, Dec. attorney general's deportment has called for the payment cf arrears of taxes on the lands of the Calgary Edmon- ton, railway. Jl. B. Bennett, on behalf of the com pany, disputed the .confirmation of arrears, on the ground that the com- pany's lands are not liable to taxa- tion until after the date of patent. Deputy Attorney General S. B. diction. I do not think that there I Woods held that tho liability begins the nexvs reached him Johnson had won from Burns. tin is a man living who can defeat him." :-jl..os Angeles, Dec. 25.-nJ. J. Jef- frio.s former heavyweight champion of the worKl, evinced no surprise that "I win unless fluty his logs and both arms his characteristic comment on the restilt. "Burns had no right to fight Johnson for tlw heavyweight cham- pionship. I never looked for anyj thought he would ns soon ns tho lands are selected. Taxation on some fifty sections of kind is at issue, but many more Inndp bc-longing to the company will come under assessment in future. Chief Justice Si f ton, who heard the argument, rcservcrt judgment. BUYING A LOT OF HAY. Pincher Creek, Dec. Lebel, of tho firm of T. Lcbel and Co., has contracted to deliver worth i-v viv 11 v v A vi other result, but I ctid not expect thel t jj j tx-i. of hmothv hay. This will require fijtbt to to so he added. When I -__J_iT. _.__ Miss Ireton Moose Jaw friends. Mr, and Mrs. W. Niven and Miss Viva of Calgary are spending Christ- mas with Mrs. Davies, Bompas St. Mr. and Mrs. R. Ormond of Pincher Creek are the guests of Mrs. Davies, t Bonipas St. A.' J. McLean, and Miss Jean Dun- can, of the C. Y. ranch' are residing for the winter at Winnipflg. Mrs. Gillespie, wife of the Chief of Police, is visiting her mothter at Mac- leod. Acting Mayor Ives left on the one. o'clock train for Edmonton to spend a few days. Upon inquiry at the hospital it was learned that Geo. Cropley is ;yery. much improved today. The 0. W. Kerr Co. took a photo of the football match yesterday which they will use for advertising purposes Miss M. Sutherland of Bellevue, lor-, merly of Lethbridge, is visiting friends in the city. Father. Lacombe spent Christmas Pay in the city and left on the local For Macleod where ho will assist in the church services there. Christmas services will be held at Westminster Chxirch tomorrow even- ing, and special music will be provid ed. D. H. Elton will address the Sunday School at three o'clock. E. TI McGregor has sold within tho last three weeks nearly three thou- sand acres of land to buyers in this locality. Owing to the crowded condition of our columns, the report of the Christ mas examinations at the Public Schools has been held over until Mon day. Jas. Tasker ol Stavely, and bro thcr-in-law Ed. 'Whitman of Minnea- polis, who were Christmas guests of A. L. Foster, returned fcorrw today. General Manager NaJsmith happen- ed in his offices at on opportune mo- bar. Stephens, in the opposite goal, saved many hot shots. Both Judges have many good men, in their ranks. HOCKEY IN THE NORTH. Red Deer, Dec. Deer was beaten today in the- opening league fcmteh with Ih? Olds team. score Red Deer 4. Lacombe, Dec. won the first league game of the season today. 16, Stettler 3. mass was "said at eleven and the ben edicti on sci-vScc at seven thirty. Rev. Father Van Tighem conducted these services. People drove in from Ta- bor, Bowvillc, Little Bow, Warner, take those off." Then they got to the ring "and stopped" the fight. centre ol the ring, find for a few nun- The referee immediately- declared ing: 6ff a chnfripionsUip fight in the question. Thon they Johnson the winner, and added Uiat conntrj- between Johnsou and utcs retired Burns. "about the probability ot briag- this the ment yesterday. Fie went to the fur- again to their corners, but i ho it the best fight he winner of the coming 1 did not remove the ever TtVi ears sv month inr threp rnoritns. Besides the hay contract Mr. hc hecn five minutes has an order for bushels K' oats. This is undoubtedly the larg-j and other outside points. The usual I FroTn Johnson's'seconds came the an- !_______ t r _ CHANGE AT HAMILTON. Hamilton, Dec. is reported that Adam Brown, postmaster, will retired, and succeeded by Dr. H. S Griffin. services will bo tomorrjw at v, 11 and 7.30. On ftcw Year's Eve similar services to those held yester- drty will held anrl at three o'clock on New Year's Day a Christmas tree find entertainment will-be given in the school room for the children. Father Von Tighem writ txrrange to have ap- pointments at points between Leth- bridge and Calgary. The work of building churches nwncod until the f.rt VATUOVI will not com- railroad has been nouncement that their man refused to fight Bnms tcok off the wraps nround elbows, and it iook-iK ed RS though there was n possibility of the tight, not taking place, for The referee, however, took a hnnd in the controversy, and said that the the honor, wearing of bandages wrrsn't against the niles. Johnson still demurred, nevertheless, and Burns, with a show of impatience, had his seconds un-1 close to 100 pounds. wiinf-ssod in Australia, and both )ught most fairly.. Burns in an interview i. did the best I could, and Johnson nd i, Tx'ach too great." Jack ohnson is the .negro to ?in tho heavyweight cham-i Virt rt 1 rirt iight, Jeffries club would nirtke immediate effort to arrange such an affair, but it woxild -doubtless take sonic time to decide what coiild be about it. He said that an offer will b? cabled to Johnson at once, and that it will be a substantial one. At 'the present time he said it is not Althov Rnrrv r.r L V tod ten Ko tic thr rho evor to battle for hr honor. NHc was bom in Galvos-on, Texas, in 1873, and began his >aroc-r in 190t "Jle i? 6 feet inches height, and weighs nt. tho would consent to fight the colored man, both of them having inclinations toward drawing the color line, as far aa Johnson is concerned at least. Jeffries said that he hin UK th< nace room and it. later the ofriccs havc burned. inc of Westminster School hay and grain deal in the West. Presented Snmuel Jones, the caretak- er of the school with a Christmas gift at their closing exercises on Wed- nesday. Mr. Jones desires through the medium of the Herald to thank the hoys and- girls and extend good es LABOR LEADERS' SENTENCES. Washington. Dec. The today "The dftvelopmeuts yes- made it unlikely President j wishes for ft hftppy holiday season will take any official no-j The uew photoffraphir rotired from the ring. tice just now of the plight of three labor leaders sentenced for con- Rut when the case reaches through the ordinary channels there is little doubt but that he will fit the very least reduce considerably sentenees impeded by Justice j Wright. on St: beside the Baptist church Wii5 mr fiperr tjiisintrija on ?5iiesaay Deccmber1'29th. The men who are managing the gallery are men of wide experience in their art and are pre- pared to turn out guaranteed work and turn it out promptly. Ron Hrns orw f nA ;