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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 I y VOL I. LETHBIIIDCC, ALBEUTA, MONDAY, FEgRUARY 3, KING OF PORTUGAL A VICTl AGAIN UPHOLD THE CHURCH SITE Wei Meeting of Board of Trade and toy Cond Square Qvesfoi GAS BOR1NC COMPLETED Ewtrie Ct CM trad The, IClcctrie Co. dimrtors liad "-a me-j-tinjr Saturday night. It was reported Umi the contract to for tfas, hail boon cd umt Dr. Mowburn ami Messrs. Xourso uiul Fret-man appointed a to wait on the Council tonight, and ascertain what tha city intends doirig towards'' carrying oil tho'boring. It is understood that Use well is now down -to a strata, of rock jiml it is bfilipved pas' is below the Asked this morning the Has'well situation, Mayor''flondWHon was noi inclined to say much. Ho was asked if it .so that lie -vas opposed -to the continuing of the well at prc-sont, a nil in reply'expressed the vt-ry opposite view, Baying I hat he was very anxious that t'h.- well -.J- .should I c completed as soon LEWIS ELECTED PRESIDENT Jnd., Feb. IViJHarn U. Wilson. It was announc- ed officially this morning. NO TOBACCO THAW GOT NAD Fanns Prisoner .b in the Asyhn for nsue A special union mcetiisg of tho City Council and the lioaid of Trade ex- ecutive was held on Saturday evt-n- ing to reconsider, .the court house site question. W. C: Simmons, M. T. P., having been asked by Hon. H. Gushing to meet'the rvpresentativp's of tha two bodies, was present to phice the. them. Mr. Cashing wrote tbat tho impression he had intended leaving was that the Government was willing to abide by the decision of the people as to whether the' court should be on the square not. But, if not, while wishing to mec-t the wishes of the citizens he did not pro- pose to bind'the .government to ac- cept the recommendations of the Hoard of Trade or the Oily Council, as to any other site. He ilid riot ap- prove of the site recommended, viz., the Presbyterian Church -bite, as it is too clode in, especially when one considered the -growth uf tho city during the next few years. Considerable discussion was car- ried on, In the course of which C.F.P. Conybcare expressed his 'personal opinion that he did not consider that the city owned any pait uf the square and hence had not the power to sell or .give away any portion of it. HP thought it probable, hov.-ever, '-that the A. R. sent the Xine Workers of America bv I i! ?T i Tne were returning thousand and eighty-one votes over ._ 1 ing from Villa Vicosa, the king's country estate, where they had been sojourn- The carriage had just pasesd through the gates -of the city. Owing to strict military censorship it is imposible to obtain details. Premier Franco appears to be charge of the situation, Mounted 1 troops are stationed everywhere. The royal carriage was at the cor- ner of Prndo De Commerce and Rue De Arsenal when the assassins sud- and the which had concealed noon them fired, mar- tally wounding the king and crown prince, AMU iiightly wounding Prince EmanueJ. queen bravely sprang to her; feet in the carriage and 'tried to tshisld the crowrv prince with her butwas-toojale. the king at first (C Associated, Press.} Xcw P'eb. y members' of the crown prince half rose and sank back dead. Prince Emanuel was hit in the low- Lisbon the return of the royal fam- ily was arranged, adopting numerous precautions. Special police guarded the route- aod the municipal guard was confined UK the barracks in' the neighborhood of the arsenal. As the police reported it was difficult to guard tKf. adequately, the roy- al family crossed from Teagus in a steamer -the distance from iHe palace is short it was believed an attack wai impossible. The remaining pair of dead regi- cides have been identified as store clerks, one bearing the name of Al- fred Coaster. The assassins under arrest maintain stolid silence. It is declared the ar- rest of a high personage is imminent, js being implicated by the investiga- tion. At a meetin; of the council of stata tonight Premier Franco and tha chiefs of the progresive and regener- ation fit parties offered the king their support as a'coalition ministry. This was accented and the cabinet re-j signed and it understood Admiral Farriera de Amarw will form a coali- tion cabinet.; This action indicates j that the ot Franco having agreed to overlook differences and wi I rejoin, him J the attempt to S. ANDREWS BROTHERHOOD Spat SMtiy AeCky sassins was recognized as Manuel Buleo, a sergeant in the Seventh Ca- velry and instructor in elemental school and about thirty ycirs of He was for several years a private tutor. His dead fellow conspirators are supposed to be Portugese, but the police profess not to now. The entire army and navy have sworn al- legiance, the most significant thing of all beinc that Manuel confirmed the dictatorial power which was vested in Premier Franco. London, Feb. Edward and Queen Alexandra, on learning of the assassination of King Carlos and Crown Prince Louii, af Portugal, sant a telegram of warm sympathy to Queen Amelia in her bereavement. The intended visits of their to the courts of Denmark and Nor- way, also the next court at Bucking- ham palace, have been cancelled as a token of respect to the memory of king and prince. Yesterday J. A. Jiirmingham, the- organizing secretary of the '..Brother- hood of St. the young men's organization in connection with the Church of Knglund, was present in the city and took steps towards thy organization of a chapter in connection with St. Augustine's church. In the afternoon after Sunday he spoke of the work as concerns the young men and and at the evening service he gavv a very interesting and instructive ad- dress on "The Layman's Work in the Chinch." A largely attended meeting of men was held after the service and the prospects are excel- lent for the organization of a vigor- ous and useful chapter. Already nearly every town in Al- berta has a chapter. Lethbridge be- ARRESTED ON A MURDER CHARGE Bntol Death at Bbrwre RecaBed by Arrest of ing one of few unorganized, tlirminghsrn went to Tabor morning to stait a chapter -in town. Mr. this that EXPLOSION; TWO DEAD Vancouver, Feb. daughters of W. Israel, injured in an explosion )f dynamite being thawed by tht. kitchen fire in their house at Mount Lehman, died today. family present when the verdict, was Saturday and they cariaga guard recovered from pbased with the the former j er -8W and arm- smiling acknowledgment to the jur-1 cariaga guar ors as 'they filed out. Jerome j amazement and fired on the vrcgi- also satisfied .i.s he has from the fitft mental insanity if noil _ crown prince were Lisbon, Feb. The Government has issued the following, statement: "The King, the Queen and crown Prince _in the first carriage, Prince Manuel with officers of the royal household in the second. In front of legal insanity. Thaw lunched conveyed to the marine ars- his wife in the ToomUs. The jury re to1 'divulge the secrets of their' The king jwas. dead on arrival and deliberations further than .-that crown :prince expired shortly af- wcrc ballots. Thaw three bullets in his chest removed to Miittowaii and was ;n_ land head. formed he would be required to stay tne title Emanuel M, Prince there under observation mdefmitelyi Marie Phillipe Charles' Am- angry to succftd his father Carlos, sa he was net perm rt ted to brother Louiz having been prisoner exhibited an ug-i ly ho chargw! that the! at the same time. Eariy Sunday morning a hasty oflicials were prejudiccxi. was. called and the membsrs proceeded at once to MR. SILVER RETURNS ;.Jno. A. Silver and 11 rs. Silver re- turned from their trip to the East last While away Mr. Silver comhincrd business with pleasure and visiustl Several', large V-on und factories, la-Syracuse and Chicago j thousands of mon are One i factory in "Chicago which usually em- several thousand nvn has only TO SCARE RIVAL KILLED OLD MAN fains VaKNver Mao Niw Ner Arrest for royal pakce, where they were ceived by the mother, and- son who..bare., his arm in sling, but .beyond a slight nervousness seemed but little the worse for his experience. His manner was .calm {and he went through, the ceremonies j of taking oath of allegiance with j usual dignity. The Council of State i issued a proclamation announcing the Prado de Commerce, a man with carbine suddenly broks through the j front row of ihe crowd and king. Distracted, the queen tried tc shield the crown prince- who bravely- was defending himself with his wal- ing stick against the other men. Sud' denly more shots were heard and the crown prince wounded. Th'eb. Mounted i'o- lice brought in a Slav named'II.' rhillips, arrested at Kdmonton, ed with the brutal murder of tba proprietress of a house of ill-fame, named M. -Jx-wls, at Ulainnore. The crime was brutal in tho extreme, posed motive being robbery, as the uojmin was supposed to have a large -sum in -the house. A Chinaman was hfld released. He -told of the prisoner beinj .tho hou.% when the left, but had gone when he returned. Phillips has a wife and family at Kdtnonton whith- er he went aftoi- ihc murder nor has has returned to, IMainnorc since, more MURDERER ARRESTED Man Who Blt.v up Hotel at Niagara, B. C. (Western Associated Vancouver, Feb. Cid- diu, who wrecked a hok-1 at Niagara, near.Grand Forks with a hundred pounds of powder and killed the daughter because she spurned 'his love has been arrested-at Salt City where he has lived unmolested tor nearly a year. Ho confessed the crime'and'declared he escaped over the, boundary, hidden in a load of (Western 'Associated _ j Winnipeg, Feb. lid wuf; on t here 'Sunday. rJMic police, niuiar in-j struct ions froni the police commis- sion, -visited bath j bukors' and other places sii.s- of vloirjg business, (Western Associated Press.) cigar news stands. Among otli- Fob. rc- curreil here thus f Scntt, pm> oT the women of higl-'." and in her early i-ni.- This peculiar campaign of interfariiiff nected with t-f'iV. ..lirriiip 'w- with the power of the press in the j cuts of the Sabbath' campaign ;likely 'to'.Valley: MRS. (COL.) SCOTT DEAD One of the of the Red River Valley cr places raided were the ofilccs thD Telegram and Fnxi..Press, narr.cs of "cditon'a! staffs taken. of tue Ked thi -c-oond dautih- declared they would no longer serve under monarchist government, .oyal troops arrested the mutineers Madrid, Feb. advices late last night, say that after mid- night the Lisbon police discovered a store of bombs and weapons, together with lamations. Of arrested lasM in the country. Meanwhile night with arms, half were republi-[ troops are stationed everywhere to jnd the trouble is believed to have the bMts for a report that a Republic had- bach declared at Oporto. Lisbon, Ftb. Amelia is jjoing mad from the shock of.the as- sassination of Kin; Carlos and Crown Prince Luir Phillippc. The entire staff of court physicians has been called in attendance in an effart to the overstrung nerves of the aueen, who has long been known as efTecttvc a the 'the Attorney. General of the province! who at that time proprietor of >-luch is. withhold so far a.s a Uic Perth >r ami as Cai.- a quantity of republican proc -the most beautiful Naples, .Feb. de Or lean, a brether ef Queen Amelia of Portugal receiving the news ef the assassin- ation announced his intention of go-i immediately to Lisbon to be with his sister in need, but he chang- ed his mind after receiving "a cable j from the queen and left for Egypt to awuy, 'threnlcninff to other Duchess Dao- his head oQ' it" he dkl not run. inviictl Iiryoc to fight it out! cans while rest of tht party known Rejtanotors. Several' ef those arrested were prominent rent. It is further stated that the government requested the government te stretch a cerd-en guard Ihe city from revak. Since the bodies of her late hus- band and son were embalmed, and taken te the palace, the queen re- futes to leave them and weeps inces- xantty. The lots ef her complete soldiers across the frontier to prevent faculties is feared. out of tcr of UoK'S-t Kellooc sanction of. Out., ari'l in 1 -rj.o-5 nVin i i which will be., given now. Walker Theatre tuin in :lht> Ui.V.s took '.rheiv Sunday concerts former-j prominent part in J873 hi the fir.-a ly given wns also visiicd. but tharof'fed'. expedition, undor Col. nothing in rinks Wolsoley and 'who'is now either. r {collector of customs. Mrs. Scott has 11 dangerously, il! .some weeks und TA rinor nino !hor flQUlh was fcxpoctcd- lU tLUjL KAKO Fed W. Scott. Winnipeg AT9XOUOCK and' Lieut. Col. ll. 51, Scott, .The funeral tr.kos jilncc on ANOTHER UNION The employees' of the Taylor Mill- Mamtnlu a-ui moetins UletimUUi LKClOlS riCSCniiS.inmlr.y February nnd to mat the escape ef suspected accomplices, Most stringent measures beer taken to prevent crossing cf the fron tier. Pessimistic views prevail ir Spa.nish poiitical circles ccncerninf the real situation. It is reported the Madrid gov- ernment received important informa- fore the ministers and said with r. ;j.-in ih.r T iiv .1. T. (.onion, oi South g proscntetl a inrtition from Late today it was learned a1.. lew attempt was made on Sunday1, light to assassinate the former Pre- jV ana burn his, home. vas driven back by troops. The descriS.-oti as electors j session of the new council wss thn pro vintv.''praying that'the .H-1 organ iz- LctlibridiL'e Union No. IM of tho International Union of Flour and Cer- eal Mill'. Employees.- The following officers were President, W. J. Thompson. Vicc-President, Jos. Thomaon. Secretary, F. Lewis. Financial Trefvsnrcr, L. Dulepates to Trades and Labor Bainos. 0. ReUen, J. Qtiinrfhn, Win. Rnndirll. ng held loday. King Manuel apeared iicclls., 'tw so as to tion stating that several persons ware killed and many wounded during an no part of either country entered .the and te be members of the re- joyinjr ihc prosjwrity experienced in Southern Jn his opinion no part of Eastern Canada or the Nor- thern States compares with our dis- trict. States -iliaVi in Canada... ?Ji.': romn.jned talkinpr .to the girl. Feb. band of men, 1 attack Sunday afternoon on Premier residence. According to ar. official statement the Portugese ad ministration possesses proof that the assassination was executed house was -'guarded by troops who; with money provided by high person- with- a rifle. fJichclpoff fled, publican party surrounded the houst Woycc finxl twice in tho air. and the girl then entered the house and r-oiired. A quarter of a tnila up the -stroet -J, G. c-d who was early in Iwd, and descended the stairs for a drink uf water a-t -the foot of the stairs (Western Asvociated Presf..) FernjV, B. ,p., Feb. serious fire in town on Sun-j he fty afternoon. The Chinese were VviK-n the sii ay bwiiet fired h came through the of the" hous.-? and struck Masdor in the celebrating their New Yenr by firing off fire-crackers, when a laundry fire, and spreading rapidly two others catching were gutted, half an hour later. Two hours la-ter Boyco. who disclaimed other intention than the his arrested. Premier Franco and tried to force entrance te shoot the ortmier. The opened on the assailants who re- ages of the republican party, turned the fire but were forced to tire. Several were' wounded. Though stated that a former minister It is and members of the party were order is seemingly restored, the na-' implicated but country, tion is in a state of turmoil and fur- Upwards of thirty are said to out-br4aks are'feared. have engaged in the tragedy, The 'queen's escape was narrower j and were scattered along th: route. A than the first' reoort. Her hat and j party of neck beei were punctured. It is now that oremier had an of the plot prepared by a certain Kretip the police sufficiently Villa A uwien stationed- at Prado de Commerce accomplished assassination. Lisbon, Feb. nifht it WM announced that efjrrff the voice vibrating with emotion, "I am i without expertcncit, either in p lmtd u.r the compuisory closing of! o'clock. The poti-i at A HOCKEY MATCH Kenney'r, ''kindergarten kids" if-y were sarcastically termed !w: school paper, the hy ;clcnce er I know iitte! of ition xvas in the. form of ;i bulky lea- i school at en's nr-vr rink con to the- tune of 12 state craft, but I piace myself en- liouiid volume. nmon.B: the signers tirely in your hands, you mnny of thtt 7o L awl churchcsl The gnmc wns fnst and furious bet MV -.K Archbishop of sadly interrupted in the second >nly ninttem, .he youngest sov.r- first flowed by; half, Goorpc Ralcv having hi, nose Y nmny knoxvn- cccliwfastics and broken by a shot from m si-1 laymen his faith. Then t-ome thsir P V "Tg m, of tho 'Anglican. Preshy- j winning th.y co U> Blnirmorc Wethoilisf. icon- to piny a' return match on Wednos- Admiral Fereirrji de bodirs. tho llova! Tcrrnp- day nm is premier of the new coalition cab- of Temjvnxnce. Independent Or-; ____ inet, it is believtd Franca Is stiH the behind the threne and prac- ttea'ty dictator. He is unpopular as King Carles was. Telrcrams of con- are pouring in from all parts er dor of Goou Tomplnrs, Salvation Ar- THAW'S RELEASE >viy nmi. tahur the lee- Feb. is uiiKkiMy Jarvdic and Scandinavian lodges be-. any action will be taken for the rc- inar A .second j of Thaw for at least a'month, petition of a similar sort, but much is an id Littleton will leave the lat- was prescntMl Walton. by George i ter of the week for a vmcation Untl-wiH probably be gone twc o irs ;