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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta A V i. -tf .3-x VOL i. LETHBRIDGC, ALiEltTA. tATUHPAY, rEtRUARV NO, TORY M. P. GIVEN LAND Asi Tea Returned it as Worthless ABOUTTIMBERUMITS Make Intrusions but Qurges FIRED THE CAPTAIN tesu'f ef Disappearance of Jewels From Dublin Castle (Western Associated London, is said that as a result of the vice regal com mis- sion into the mysterious disappear- ance of tin1 cioun jewels from >Dub- in" last July, Mr. Hirrel, sec- rotaiy for Ireland, ordered Sir Aithur Edward Vicars, custodian of jewels, to be suspended. It is said tiial H centum Captain Ncvellie Williamson has appointed as his succesor. The repoit oi the', commission declaiv es Sir Arthur Vicars did not exercise due vigillnnco und pioper can1. HARRY GUILH Verdict of the Jury Given Today Thaw Goes to the Insane Asylum asrthe Jurors Acquitted Prisoner on the Ground of Insanity Verdict was Reached After a Long Seige PORTAGE WON Anol Art Now at To? of Manitoba (Western Associated Press.) Ottawa, Feb. feature' o: yesterday's debute on the timber lim its Vas the speech of Dr. Mclntyie bV Strathcona. He .shoived instance where H. B. had madt a specific statement he was wron The only thing left WH-; -suspicion For instance Ames the value o the Cedar Luke limit This very limit was given as a pro; ent to Mr. Perley 3J. P.. by the Con servative government he threw it up aftei paying a rent on it as being entirely worthless. DL. Me- Intyre asked the Conseivatives for once to pursue the manly coui.se and make their as "Mr. Tut iff hud asked them to do. At the evening session Mr. Mc- Carthy characterized l'JO'2 04 as the reign lumber baron.? and in- stanced a batch of- limits which" he claimed were alienated in the neigh- borhood of the Macleod, Pembina and Athabaska "rivers to Messrs Burrows and Fraser of Ottawa. As a lawyer, he disagreed with Mr. Mclntyre's view that an attorney was justified in, putting in tenders fur conflicting interests and the people were en- titled to know the flames of those in the companies by A. W. Fraser. H. S. Millur'b opinion was that the limits were over-valued and thought it more to the point that Conservatives explain thuir adminis- tration of timber rands. Mr. Hcrron briefly explained that t-io Conserva- tives gave so many limit.- away in 1838 because a broad exp mse of the prairies over one ,thousand miles long: and practically-'without "saw-mills and government, encouraged Hunts found markets so limited and difficult for transporting machinery so that only a few took out lict-nses. Today conditions had changed limits should not be disposed of without proper prices and consideration oi the conservation'of timlrr. After the special committee of last session had found that there was a combine, the regulations to coinpc-l owners of limits "tobuilt] mills shonKl have been enforced. He instanced three limits disposed.-of for nmv held by McDonald ..Bros, at near the tovm of Colwian. Ujyce, West .Algoma, moved 'adjournment, debate to be continued and concluded on Tuesday. FUNERAL OF P. E. I. PREMIER {Western AsssocJatsd Press) Churlottetown, Feb. re- mains of Premier Peters was taken to St. Peter's -Cathedral yesterday morning., where the service was held at eight and later conveyed the.Icjihlathc i-htunbars wherj they laid in state for several hours and woie viewed by fun- eral" then pioceedud to St. Peteis and the Cervices were., conducted by. the incumbent" llev. Canan Simpson and Rev. S. J. Woo'dioof) icctoi of St. Pauls. 42 DEGREES BELOW ZERO Pembroke, Ontario, is Up Against a Spell of Yukon; Weather (Western Associated Press.) New York, Feb. Thaw was acquitted of the murder of Stan- ford White after noon today on the grounds of being insane at the time of the murder. Immediately the jury .returned the verdict Judge Dowling committed' the prisoner to the asylum for criminal insanity at Mattewan subject to his possible recovery. The jury had been out hours almost to the minute and are said to'have taken about a dozen bal- lots before reaching the verdict. the verdict was announced pandemon- ium broke loose ,in court room. Thaw's counsel, Littleton asksd Judge Dowling to release- the prisoner "im- mediately. The 'Justice refusYd thV request. A messenger was despatch- ed to ?5t prosecutor Jerome who was in. his office. On Jerome's arrival the reouest far release was renewtd. After a moments reflection Dowling said, "Tht jury having found ac- quittal on Wound insanity at tht time of shooting tht court fttls it incumbfnt on itself to look into the testimony sivtn tht trial for tht of, that untoundfitss. Tht defendant's' experts sought to tstablish ariAtfnic and progrtsftivt in- sanity. That was bMtd on outbria kf on t tht part of tht defendant. Tht. nurse 'who for him in London, tht physicians from Carlo, Or. Wells and Dr. Brown testified to tht samt out- breaks. It apptared from tht tvi- that'tht. recurrence was rea- sonably-certain to takt plac? at any time. Tht court is satisfied that to allow tht defendant to bt at largt at present time would dangtrous-to tht nuWte-'sifity. Tht court there- for orders that tht defendant having been acquitttd an tht 'grounds of in- sanity and tht court deeming his discharge at this time would bt dan- gerous, it is ordertd that Harry K. Thaw be tiktn forthwith tt Matte- wan State Hospital for tht truant and court orders the sheriff of this county to conduct him thtrt inv mtdiattly." Mr. Littleton took exception to the word and asked reason- ablt delay tt consult his clttnt. Judgt Dowlinf granttd a reasonable timt. Thaw was then taktn back to tht to await further 'action. His counsel after consultation announced they would dtcidt by this afttr- whether or not to fight hie com- mittment to Mattewan. institution is for crim- said his counsel, "but according to tht verdict Thaw not a criminal." A writ of habeas corpus has boon drafttd up to prostnt to Judge burgtr in case, it is dtcidti to fight to havt him rtltasod immtdiattly. (Wtotorn Aaaaoctatoal Proas) Winnippjf, Feb. The Portage la Prairie team went to the top of the league last night and fairly the StrathconaH. Portage gave the finest exhibition of speed and combination seen here for years, showing form for the ft ret time away from home. A special excursion from Portage swelled the crowd at the rinkv Strathcona scored first, Shore ilxen Fraser of Portage scored and Smith scored lour times. At half time the score was Portage 1 to the Strathconas "I. The Straths missed Baird who was in bed sick. They re-arranged the line and were more successful in the second half, Fraser and Smith each' scoring and Poulin made the final score for Portage, making the score 8 to 3 in favor of Portage. EMPLOYERS MUST PAY MINERS BACK TO WORK Coal Creek Men Will Await Result of Arbitration (Western Associated Press.) Vancouver, B. C., Feb. strike of miners at Coal Creek wa> settled today. Th-f difference to be finally settled by arbitration on Feb ruary tenth. The men will return to work today. AH tW CMtesatin Dider r f New Act WHAT IS TO BE PAID OferChsstsif LOT Ha KMTS we (Western Associated Press.) Ottawa, and steam railway men arc- busy fighting'what they describe as the -worst storm of the season. The.horsa races, govern- ment bouso skating paity, and other out-dobr been postponed. A message from Pembroke says ,the there was 42 below' last night. THAW WAS ANGRY At One Juror Before Verdict Was Reached (Western Associated Press.) Xcw York. Feb. earlier des- being locked in for ov- ur twenty-four hours the Thaw jury were still Although no PASSED THE'LIE UNUSUAL SPECTACLE An Exciting Scene in Newfoundland Parliament I Si. John, An extraordinary" scene occurred in Uie Assembly recently. Finance Minister Jackniair.-endeavored to jus- ify his assertion that -M: P: Cashin's opposition to the Bond s due to-the Premier having refused lira an executive position which Mr. Yashin solicited. Mr. Wednesday called i.pon'.his colleague, Ellis, suporting Premier Rond, to exonerate hiin from the. imputations. Mr. Ellis' did so unreservedly, and Sir Edward Morris, former Minister of Justice, confirmed Mr. Kllk'" Yesterday Hon. '.Sir. Jackman read letter froni Howley, tliat Mr. Cashitv had waited m-the'-Archbishop the election [absolutely authentic information has bCc'u permitted to escape ths jury room it is ropoited that the ballot taken this morning stood 8 for ac- -1 for conviction with COURT HOUSE AND GAOL TO BE BUILT THIS YEAR 'EMPRESS WORSE Wife of Russian Monarch is in a tout Condition GOOD NEWS FOR TABER (Special to The Herald.) Feb. 1. The AVorkmen's Compensation Act, Avhich will be in-, troducod in thaN Legislature next week covers all persons employed, on rail- ways, in factories, quarrios, mines or engineering work and on bulkliiigs ex eroding forty fcot in height, on machinery by steam, water orf oUier; power is The act aiv Ijlies to men in manual la- bor. Those in other employ mctit than manual Jabor or" a year arc excluded. r The employer psiys all tlw compen-, j sation. In case of death he is not supposed -to contribute more than the age of 'the preceding7 "throe- prohable. -Thaw "st-smed tl'isappointcV at 'the failure of the jury to acquit him Ixiforo t.uw made tional accusaiions ajrainst one juror. "I have been suspicious -'i that jury- man all said, "and was that when he 'took his seat in the box his' minil was made up'to convict me." He 'told the name of the man in the box he feared. Evelyn Thaw was'actually cheerful. Hoo. Mr. CssJdng Does Not Favor Preshyterian Ghrck Site forrfc- Hoose Aewciatsd Press.) St. Petersburg, Feb. a period of slight gains the condition of Empress Alexandria has again taen a turn for the worse. Nervous debility which, has been baffling the skill of specialists, is complicated with an affliction of the eyes which ia of such a painful .character that an operation will probably'be required. Brifee to be Bait Accross Befly River Tkere THE LUCKY COUNT -Americans Anolaude Prayer of Chap Iain at Openins of Congress most un -asvliV spectacle of itt prayer of the chaplain-Occurred ii the House of Represcntc-tivcs. Tlie chaplain had-hardly concluded when ;hand clapping and Tuughter were heard from various directions. prayer ran: Lord de- liver us, we beseech Thuv. from Jingo, the Demagogue, the Bigot, ;ihd all other undesirable citiwm mid give js instead, the. Patriot -States man, the broad mindi-d. generous hearted, manly man, thfit.Thy King- dow come and Thy will bu done on esrth as in heavt-n; for Christ's sake. Amen." his infiuencel Mr. .Cashin stated the letter and the insertion of was un- nialitiedlyuntrue, and he had asked Vobody to secure the position, which neither wanted nor would accept, he was prepared to make >n oath at any time, before any tri- Vanderbilts Place Five His Credit Million to Both the court house and the will be placed -under con- struction this >car the Pro- (Western Associated Prtas.l 1. -A credit of was rficuiyecl yesterday from New York at the H-ungarian Discount and Exchange Bank-for the account UNION BANK CHANGES The past week has seen numerous changes in the affairs of the Union Bank in this district. Included are decision to keep the Blainiiore branch open only ..three days a week here after and a general of members of staffs. Jn shufflf D. F. Smith, manager of the Blair more bransh was ordered to to replace Manager Reese who is ing moved. Mr. Smith di'dined an E. W. Lukehardt of Frank wa.s sen there. Then came the annonncomen of the of the Rlairmor branch three days ir. Aftc the first of the month the branch w.r be open Monday's Wednesdays 'an' in charge of Manager J. H Farmer of Frank and an jissistnn When a new'manager for bttin appointed, Mr. Lukohardt will gx> to Calgary and will be replaced aa. paying teller Frank by J. .F promoted, while G. F Fisher of Okotoks will come to FranV to Uke Mr. Davidson's place on tlu T. B. George will remain RF at Blairmore. The episode has caused consterna- on, Cash in being a Catholic in gootl t'anding and devoted to his church, [orris, Ellis and Jaekman arc also latholics. on January 17th. LADY ORGANIZER FOR MINERS .Indianapolis, Jan. his mnuai report 'icT'tlie Mine Workers ?rcsident Mitchell submitted a Series ;f statistical tables indicating the rrowth progress, and achievement of -lie :organization'" during his presi- lency. The axrcrage paid up mem- CANDIDATES NOMINATED Sarnia, Ont., Feb. 1 Lamb- ton Liberals have nominated Reeve David Milne as the candidate for the Legislature and F. F. Pardee, M. P., for the House of Commons. W. C. Sirnn ons broiighCt the news today tlmt a bridge would be built across, the at Taber, vrork be conv menced this year. This >s nsc- in ortlcr' to acconkiaKia-tc the and in any case not exceeding- For injuries, not fatal, commencing after ilwj accident, compensation exceeding fifty per cent, of weekly 'earnings during the previous t waive, months 5s to to paid. Special provision is nfaile for employees un- dor the ace of 21. who receive 100 per cent, instead 'of So per needs of the tattlers -who going into tho Country north of Tiber. OTHER MAN' vincial Government is the brought to the city by C. Simmons, M. P. P., who came down from Edmonton, last of Trade and City Council will be consulted again 'to the court house Mr. Cushing says v __ he did not in- tend ,the impression to be given that thb city could select any site and that .the Government would accept it. tfe objected to the Presbyterian Church site, as it is too close to the business part of the city and not surrounded with, enough f land. He thinks the lots in front of the Barracks, on Duffcrin St. are far preferable, as there is suf- Jii-ent land there to set off the building properly and it ivould not be crowded into the biisinesa part 'of the JAPAN'S WAR PREPARATION Not Directed Against Any Nation Says Wsr Ministers (Western Associated Presa.) Tokio, Feb. a seaion of the Diet today Count OishoL aaked whom the Japanese exten- sive 'military, preparations v were di- rected. Minister of War' Tprauchi replied that they were against; no one in particular but eventual- ities on the Pacific where Japan has a coast line extending hundred miles from Sagh'ailoiu -to Formosa. V Japanese ''military ...author- ities have recently been very active in fortifying, the vulnerable points on the coast line especially.-'adjacent" to the naval stations. TO-BE TRIED AT KA ML OOPS (Western Associated Prets.) Kuniloops, Feb. J. Trumper, v the engineer arrested for the murder of George Coleman at, Peace River, arrived'here today. roust be brought from the scene of the gedy and this will take a couple of months. The prisoner f admits killing but pleaded not al- leging that he had done it in self de- fence. The charge is likely to be reduced craviiisiiiujihix'r.r Secured Confederate of Lafromboise Medicine Hat News) Sgt. Pat Egan, of the R.N.W.M.P., finished up another brilliant piece of detective vrork on Saturday last when he arrested a cowboy named Browii, at charged with being a confederate of Isidore Lafrombpiae in the recent theft of horses at Medicine The police suspected that Lafrom- boise had a pale-face accomplice, al- though they kept the fact from the public. Detective TEgatt.Vtook'.'ichacge of this portion of The two FORMER Philadelphia M. G. DEAD Jan. oership has increased from in 1307 to 263.72G. in 1907. The increase :ast year was. >rganiza- i is in bottler condition numerical- Ty than ever before. Attention rAvas called to mine casu- lities aiiuuVws further jirotecting niners were asked for. The adoption )f an insurance plan similar to that the railroad brotherhooils was idvocnted, with nn indemnity of S100. Attention called to the le'cd of child labor, laws. The pro- Wsition with.the West- Pcdc-ration ot Miners was not "avorod. In bidding farewell officially to the Convention niul organization, Presi- icnl Mitchell referred to his service nine years and "seven President, during- which the organiza- ,ion has increased in membership, vith an accumulated fund of 00. Miss Annie vas appointed an org nixer. This s said to be the firi instance ii vhich a woman was appointed to such a" position, A NEW CITIZEN J. E. Ardell, of Winning, has as- sociate! himself wrt-h C.-.Tloss Tate in the business'.'' Mr. Tata's business is growing rapidly ami it will occupy the attention of Mr. Ar- dell and himself to keop up with the demand upon the repair, ami de- partments.1 A retell is :i lent. nnc! experienced man in the. bus- Emory Smith', editor of the Press, former minister to Russia, and post- master general is dead. Death was caused by'heart trouble. His body was found by hin wifo when she returned home from church. He wan partly clothed and was lying across the bed, apparently having been stricken while on hin way to the bathroom. men were traced "to Swift Current, where they separated, Lafromboise going east with the horses and the other man doubling back on his tracks the train to Medi- cine Hat. It seems he went from here to -Taber and then .on to Lethbridge with Sgt. Pat hanging steadily to his trail. The suspect was roused from hia sleep in a Lethbridge hotel on Saturday morning by the police-de- TO POISON WOLVES (Western Associated Edmonton, Feb. A. Brick, member from Peace River gave tice of the introduction of a bill in the Legislature providing for re-en- actment of the ordinance in force 9 years'apbi'permitting the use of poi- son for the destruction of .wolves in Northern Alberta, as the wolvea are responsible for the great destruction of fur fearing animals. The trappers want to makr-money thig season when fur is scarce by killing many wolves. HAZZARD IS PREMIER Man to Lead the Government P. E. I. m. DEATH AT RAYMOND The Raymond Htistier -snys: We re- gret io chronicle. death of one of our respuctetl citizens, ifr. Thom- as Hewitt, who passed away at the home of. his stciwon Mr. Steve Ben- nett. on Wetlncjxlay Corning. Mr. Ilowftt. who is 70 years of aj? kTiown and in -the com mess, friends. lie and Tuto j 1 munity, having livetl lierc lor ninny Montreal, Jan. Phillip i Roy, mayoralty candidate, has in- stituted anaction against his oppon- ent. Aid. Pnyetto, for twenty-five thousand dollara for slander as- he objects to statements made by Pay- ettc during the campaign. tective with the salutation "Good morning. Mr. Brown." "My name isn't Brown, it's was the answer. "Lot's see you write says Sgt. Pat. The name was written, as well as a i few other things and then a certain letter was made in a peculiar fash- ion tiiat bad arrested the attention of the Sergeant when it was "signed on a hotel register' at Swift Current. Thii was all he needed to complete his, chain of evidence and on went the nippers. The preliminary hearing will' ba held here next week, [Western Associated Press) Ch'arlottctown. P, T., Feb. a the Liberal members tol> night Hon.-. Frank J. Razzard, K. C., J was selected as leader "and" Premier f to succeed the late Premier The-choice of Attorney General waa' not settled. years. DR. TORRANCE'S DEATH EPWORTH LEAGUE SECRETARY Tho llcv.'j. A. Doyle. secretary of ICpworth leagues and-from Guclph. today concerning oabbatl; iSthools, .who has charge of work from Port Arthur to Vic- toria will occupy' tho pulpit in rpccivod a. dispatch the of Rov. Dr. It says: by Church tomorrow at 10 a. m. nnd 7 p. m: Doyle is making a loin- of tha Alberta in connection with his duties. This form of hcarl "N'ot many friends knew -that1.-he was fciliniir. On Sundec-' he couductt-U ser- in Homewood Sanitarium pectoris, a now which was creaU5 D. souehl to cover the work forj the whole but found it inK in 1904. >lrs: Tortssncc_swrviVM possible. There at-e now three sec- retaries in charge of the department. At. -the cveninsr service Mrs. L% A. will sinp "Come Unto Me" by Offdcn. II. Kilncr will render a TO INCREASE LICENSE FEE (Western Associated Toronto, Jan. Hoard'of Con- trol will petition the government to increase the maximum fffor license feea in the city, th'o present limit of twelve hundred dollars being consid- ered much too low. TENDERS FOR O. T, P. (Western Associated Press.) Ottawa, Fob. Transconlinen tal commission hivs te adver-i t A TRAVELLER SUICIDES Harold Kcrruish Poison at Winnipeg (Wtstcrn Associated Prtas.) Winnipeg, M'an., Feb. E. J. Kcrruish. 2-traveller for the Redmond Co., of Montreal and Win- nipeg, drank laudanum at the Royal Alexandra hotel yesterday morning and died at the General Hospital several hours after. No motive is given for the act. EDMONTON IS THIRSTY the Edmonton, Feb.-" THREE MONTHS FOR OflECN who ior on of 422 miles of transcontinental ruil-i A breakdown at (Western Associated Press.) result oi house way, 178 miles in Ontario, 193 in New Brunswick, and o2 in Quebec. Tbc rousl be In by March 10, the city is prcclieally without water. Slipping of wells threw the pipes out of lino. which cUvte U-fyj' Uuin.. six hun dwl miUs of the Winnipeg-iloncton! section will remain to be te-rn.Hrrrvl for guilty morning was .monlKs hnrd labor ENFORCE THE LAW C. S.'ITotchkiss, t.ic-insc Inspector, in an interview with -the Herald yos- with Mrs. Nicol, Gxiclph, ami said he WHS D. Ilipinbotham, Lethbridge, daugh-[ the law lo the let B.. assistant gcntrai t.van- WINHiPEG WHEAT MARKETS REPORT WAS NOT TRUE (Western Associated Preea.) Winning, Feb. Archbishop lot St. doubting the report I pnWishcd in the press thnt GemiAn (Western Associated Press.) j bishops had dissatisfaction Man., mar-1 with Pope's encyclical on modernism, showed ttecidcd strwipth today, wrote to cnquin-. The answer ia to I.'. _ _'. f l-A1111 P.oyal Bank, L., ArmstronR JUaufactur- tnent, thai they had to or fav of modomiat doctrines siirncti by lv enforced without 1.05; May, 1.081, l -r _ A m Vi V- I.Hi; weak, bishop who attended ccmt to 4i. 'meeting in CoJofae, ;