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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. HI. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1909. NO. 14. GOLD MINING IN BULL MAYORS ELECTED BY ACCLAMATION Channel To Be Chang- ed Power De- veloped Montreal, Dec. the mayors elected today by acclamation, in Ontario were the following; Sault Ste. Marie, Mayor T. E, Simpson; Guclph. G. D. Hasting; Owen Sound.! P. W. Harrison; Belleville, L. W. j Marsh; Bovmanville, J. J...Mason; Drayton, Reeve F. G. Fox; Mitchell. Mayor F. A. Campbell; Harrison, A. j Spo'tton; Welland, Mayor W. H. Crow j thers; New Hamburg, J. Katzenmier. j SHORT TRUCE HAS BEEN BROKEN. TKAGEDIES OF CHRISTMAS DAY Policeman and Farm- er Near Innisf ail Die Violently SIR WILFRID COMING WEST (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Dec'. Christmas-hol- idays are passing very quietly here. The weather is ideal Christmas wea- ther with good sleighing and lots of DIED FROM ILL-TREATMENT Montreal, Dec. Lascelle, a woman of sixty, was found lying dead outside the door of the house in which she resided on Farm street {ton Saturday night. Timothy Rear-j don, a man with whom she lived, and' his married daughter, Mrs. Myers J are under arrest on a technical charge i broken tod of murder It appears that the old _ ot n.uaei. Thursday, the campaign will be renewed Budget Fight Renew- ed With Great Vigor London, Dec. Christ- On fell down Friday a neighbor heard Mrs. Lascelles protesting as if she was be- trees and the eternal hills. greater vigor. The Unionists are short of canvassers and want one is a poster ing abused. Her body bore the marks thousand. It soft, glistening snow covering the of m treatment and a physician thinks that death was i campaign ana scores examined her of oi Business is very quiet due to blows she received. All and will DC 0 dHntprs and riuaiTC- All three were hard drinkers and quarrelled a great deal. leaving %-he j PAID QUARTER for some time, as the all pervading drummer ha.s hied him home for his own share of the Christmas good cheer with his family, world of business to take care of it- self. When he comes again he vri'nj find the new Hotel Fernie ready for him and the Napanee well on the por CllUSCl' KJ Innisfail. Dec. Two 'tragedies. which had their beginning in Innis- fail and were in some way interwov- en one with the other, marred the Christmas joy of this season. One death, that of Constable son. of the R.N.W.M.P., which was j self-inflicted, happened some time about midnight, while the other death, that of Mr. Johnson, Penhold. which was not so closely associated with this city, occurred at Red Deer hos- pital later in the day. Constable Wilson came to this town a few months ago. He had been sta- tioned previously in Red Deer and had been reduced in rank for the same cause that led directly to his death. He was well liked here and apparently was a- very efficient officer but for the failing of drink. He had MASONIC LODGES APPLAUSE OF EUROPE WON Will Refuse Prince Of Invitation To South Africa been drinking during the week. He went to his bedroom in the barracks in Innisfail Saturday even- ing at 6 o'clock. This morning when his room was entered, he was found dead with a revolver clutched in his leaflets have been issued. "Balfour is He had placed the revolver convalescent, but Milner is unwell. A modest article in this morning's Post expressed the view that the London home counties are safe. It in his inouth and blown out bis brains. A Mr. Johnson a hardware mer- chant of Penhold, passed through the town on Saturday on his way to Mark- OF A MILLION to completion. Work on inesc and! Repairs. at Present British admiralty for the cruiser wilh'drawu his candidature in other unfinished buildings is being pushed as rapidly as possible. George F. Henderson, Ar wick, and F. C. Douglas, ail o! River City, are in town to.Uv. Henderson is the general ma i the Bull River Development which has been busy harnessing Bull River water power ihe of that river, some forty ui.'cs Fernie, as the railway not half so far, as the crow if flies inciden ,ai.y t'crn- ine the river out of its tos'-x bed for a distance of a mile or. '-a'3 m 10 clean up the bed of the i.-, lying the bed ro. stream. A flume nearly two miles m! length has been nearly completed, bv; which the water is to be taken from] the "river above the falls, thus enab- ling the company to clean up the Led.; after which a power plant for thcj generation'' of electric power and distribution to all the towns East Kootenay, will be installei. Mr. Douglas has a ranch same place and reports having and ripened several bushels toes during the past summer has also planted over 400 which -are doing well. Mr. Fenwick is an old timer in tfie.pcr acre shows a value oi that the tolliwto, win When his way and a few miles west of the result of the elections: Unionists 278, Liberals 200, Nation- alists 83, Laborites 49. J The Post editorially thinks that) the raising of the constitutional is-j sue has been a failure and urges T0 tlie Retj Deer Hospital. Unionists to bring tariff reform to j died there this afternoon. the front vigorously on every occa-' sion and victory will then be assuml. The Daily News thinks the Liberal Ottawa, Dec. nun na- tion has been received that Sir Wilfrid Laurier will get an invitation to accompany the Prince of Wales to South Africa to attend the opening of United South Africa but it is not likely that the Premier will accept the invitation. Should the opening occur any time within the next four months, Sir Wilfrid will be engrossed with his parliamentary duties at Ot- tawa and next summer he will prob- ably yield to the demands of the wes- tern people and take a trip to the The joint installation of the officers j ot" the North Star Lodge No. 4 and Lethbridge Lodge No. A. F. A. M. took place last night and was directed by R- bro. T. McNabb.j D. G. M. of the Grand Lodge of Al- berta. The following are the officers in- stalled: North Star Lodge: W. M., A. Rip-j ley: S. E. V. Dooley: J. W.. B, n." lloyt: Secy., H. WMtinore: Treas., T. McNabb: Tyler, E. Chaplin; S. D.. L. ll. Phillips; J. D., J. Lmthie; S. S., Scott; J. S.. E. Oxland; Organist, E. 0. Slickly; Chaplin. H. Scott. Lethbridge Lodge: W. M., G. W. Whelen: S. W.. J. T. W., W.'J. Wade; Secy., J. Jones; Treas., K. D. Johnson; Clianlin, L. Lundy; S. D. H. Ford; J. D., A. Hayr; I. G., W. Fleming. A banquet was partaken of at the close of the ceremony. on Innisfail, he was overtaken by a run-, p .f away team, which ran into his rig thvmvinp him lindpr MAY SELL FRIAR upsetting Mm, throwing him under the feet' of the team. That he was seriously injured was seen at once g taken to tbp Ptation LAND IN Washington. Dec. PH1LLIPINES Attorney East j Manchester and tlie Socialist from i South Bristol thus leaving a "straight; He! General today rendered j an opinion for the war department to jthe effect that the Philliuine govern- ruent has the power to sell the friar lands in the Phillipines in any num- ber of acres desirable notwiihstand- the Phillip- in ine 1 unite tlie sale of the unapportioned public land obtained by treaty with Spain to forty acres. BOY INJURED WHILE SLEIGH RIDING Kingston, Dec. Grimshaw, the 13-year-old son of James Grim- shaw. was coasting today when his By Her Policy Follow- ed In International Crises Paris, Dec. in Chamber of Deputies to M. De Pres- ence, who urged a more active for- eign policy, M. Picheon, minister of foreign affairs, declared that the sit- uation in Europe, thanks to the policy of Ententes was better than for -years past. He said that France .was forc- ed to face stern realities, not ideas, sleigh ran into a large stone, throw-1 Hei. Was while strengthening ing him and rupturing a blood vessel j lier defence to preserve peace by all in kidney. His condition is critical. means in her power. M. Picheon re- viewed the international crisis of the past five years; the Dogger Banks IAIN GOT BEYOND CONTROL And Pitched Into Work Train Near Bellevne On Sunday 10.-id a. work train was switching at. engine 1427 was coming' in. imo work train. No one the damage was slight.' The was blocKecl until wrecking rarived from Lethbridge. the Persian and Turkish revo- lutions, the situation in Crete, arid other important matters which gave rise to anxiety, and pointed out that the recent agreement with Germany with reference to Morocco Had remov- ed a great source of concern. He re- ferred" especially to the solution ol' tlie Balkan difficulty as a "triumph, over the Ententes." "Our policy in these said the minister, "was consistent and logical. It aimed at substituting hon- orable for blood thirsty action and the result has gained the applause ot' .Europe. He declared that while ,.lr, i sHt'ec.-uardins the general interests of I the "country never lost sight of the i cause of humanity, i Ivack IWiffiam Boll In Celis After A Festive Banking Season William Holt was arrested yester- Show Great Increase Over Last for utterjng forged cheques, on 'Dec. 20 he passed a forged cheque on --Roots Not So Good-Ontario Leads .Chow Sam. This cheque was for i SIS.50. signed by Taomas Homer. I drawn on "the Canadian Bank of Com- merce, payable to John Jones and en- again en- When pre- TO START CAMPAIG] I DEATH AND CHRISTMAS BOX i XNinara Falls. Ont.. Dec. jof the death of Thomas .Henderson at Cobalt by tailing down a shaft in [the Syniine silver mins was .received Tin his liome this morning just as.the 'ramlli' were opening his box sent for Christmas. Ni For Woman Suffrage-First Gun In Bye-Election-Use English Methods BLOWN TO ATOMS i Vancouver. Dec. E. Race. proprietor or the Rossiand .Miner, a newspaper, was blown to fragments by a premature explosion a few days ago. Ottawa, Dec. gun in an organized campaign for woman: suffrage in it was stated tion of campaign, which it is be- lieved will spread over. Canada fol- lows quite p y upon the visit oi COURT OF REVISION The city council held a special meet ing last, night in the forra of a court todav'bc lircd' coming bye-el- the recognized lc.--.-Jer Ifa. br revision in the council chamber, considering the assessment for nents, namely sewers. dissemination of her ideas among the Sue! acres as against 24.40 bushels 26.79 bushels and located TtyC the man .Holt in tlie Balmoral hotel rfistrirt and is the owner at a. xw> acres as asainsi uusuci? au- he was arrested on suspicion for district, ana. the S21.10 in 1908. Spring wheat with: 18.78 bushels and against On answered the description given by i nf RnlRiver where-he -aises: 21.25 bushels per acre shows and Peas 20.71 Sam. When Hoit was in the mouth ot Bull Kivci, _ if" tush Is and 84 SIS.33 against 17.09 bushels andipolice station yesterday afternoon 1 The averages for both crops are Buckwheat some Parliament. The initiation of campaign here demands, according to; suffragettes of Caaa.U the same authority, upon the ability Should the suffragettes find. cement sidewalks, plank walks and stieet grading. It was only a short session and that were no reductions or increases his attention to fruit The f South-east Koo- 21.51 bushels and S18.2S per acre 24.oo bushels and Qne was passin pw Hixcd Rrains 33_31 bushds and total value of the; S 5 a.ain.t 32.73 bushels rftte to their creation warrants the W-j.n ,he us of cfficicn-; nation Oi a light for si cv This" much is known that p'.ins stated that the campaign wia DC proper person now owned and preparations for a cam? u