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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta WELL-KNOWN MEN DEAD far. Dr. Twruce aid E. B. Stone PROMINENT MINISTER Iikta Soccwki totem Cali- fenia (From Thunday't Daily.) Cragg received a telegram yes- terday froHr- Sacramento, California, the death of his brother-j Methodist "divine- ITe leaves a wife, three SOILS, Dr. Charles a't Fo'sston, Itoy, on the and Fred, at Tren ton and a daughter in St; Thomas, Ontario. The remains will 'be 'taken "'to Ontario for interment. REV. DR. TORRANCE DEAD Word reached J. ifiginbvthain ihis morning of -the "death of Ht-v. Dr. Tormnca, father of Mrs, ftiffin- botham, a-t GuelpK, Oni. Dr. Tor- rancc was 86- years? of ageand was one of -the oldest, best known und foremost Pivsbyteriali clergymen in Canada, lie had visited on several and was known to many people here. Dr. Torrance was a'native of Armagh, Ireland, lie was educated at the Rojal Academi- cal Institute in Belfast and at J31as- gowr and Edinburgh Unhersities. He ordamed -to the Presbyterian ministry in Canada in 18-46 and -took charge of theFirst Presbyterian Church ait Guulph in that year and remained its resigned in 1382., He had been convener of the commRtee of statistics of the froru 1873 un-til recently. In. MINE OWNERS AIDED BRYAN 3892 wa elected to the highest in. -the gift of church. Mo. ui-law B. Stone. Miv Stone, who was the owner of a large ranch -north- of Taben and had syjejMrTfiilch time the nfrrfTfcw years, n Ulfimber of the left lajXTovembcr with genate 'of Ifrs. Stone to California deraCvr of the Genaral Assembly. He- j years' and was has! md Ibeen poor for some Hoi ever ho- gradually dectthed and -ed away yesterday. Mr. Stone was fifty-four ofi was by VSTiijjartpcg. ter, having Vir and iondon He was Kelizie tin clever had taken He Public for Gi Snt ion Me- romised a n Pri 'morning AT. R. would political branch north from VIrden twenty s'was miles tins summer into the Two native ol Creeks district. It will be, completed Ontario, and was a brother of the' September. and will be a gram road Jate JRcv. Dr. Stonef a. prominent "0 passengers being handled. Liberal party, BELL CO. NOT SELL ALBERTA INERESTS the was me siaiemem mceae W. H. Cushing in a Speech at Edmonton luplic-ite the lines aheady in thc province, but when the work was uii- jdertaken it was with the intention or Edmonton, Jan, Mr. Cushing, minister of public .works, ihis afternoon moved the first reading of the bill respecting "government tel- egraphs and telephones, and spoke j aot only the at length regarding the "work done i is, but tjie rural districts also where this year by the government. As the It. was practicable -nnd desired to House was" aware at the first .session have it. The government was anx- of the legislature, it -was decided that ious that there should be one phone ch6ulci "ndcrtjilio They Put Up Big Sm 1906 Cupign ISSUE WAS SILVER PA VOTE ELECTED t x Fek Louis Payette 7 Mefeted mayor of Montreal, defeating his oponent, Honl Speaker of the Quebec by ever majority. The new' mayor has been member of the City Council since and was "for several' years leader of that body and chairman of Civic Finance Committee. He is a prominent business man. and and leading Liberal. And Silver Producers Fv- risked HisEzpeises Xew York, Feb. Records of the financial hacking of William J. Bryan's campaign for the presidency in 1806 when he made the issue free silver, show that western mine own- ers Sllver financed the canvass to the extent of nearly ninety per cent of all the money received by the democratic na- tional committee, of which ex-Senat> for James K. Jones of Arkansas was chairman. While Mr. Bryan having his ex KING AND CROWN PRINCE OF PORTUGAL ASSASSINATED TO COMPLETE GAS BORING There was gas abundance at the city council last For over two hours the city worthies discuss- ed the .proposition with rep- resentatives of-the Electric Co. and Peat Sons, -thV boring company. jtf. Freeman, K. Nourse.vand delegation from the Leth1 bridge'JElectric Co. to in- L Queen Had. a Narrow f scape -Deed Believed to Have Been Com-, rhitted by Republicans--prominent Men Reported to Involved-Youngest Son of Deceased Monarch Succeeds to the Throne--Portugaljn a State of Revolution- New Coalition Government Favored-Premier Franco's House Bombarded 1 he Queen is Going Mad form'the council that their contract' Lisbon, Feb. of JT. Peat Arsons for the boring Portugal and crown prince Uuz of the well completed. Mr. were atttusinattd and the sec- Freeman said that'the company had ond ton, Emanuel, wounded by rev- completed agreement with the olutionists late on Saturday after- city "by sinking a., well to a depth of noon. Three of the assassins w-re in- -1600. feet and. now wanted the city stantly down by the soldiery to take over ttie according to and one was captured and committed pemses paid bv this money, these are -u 1 l the vote people-and the agree- in A from ihe some of the things he had to say ___ rment-avith the company. of the contoirators sent the some of the things he had to say about thc'use of money in politics: '.'Our legislative and becoming auction rooms in which thc govern- ment is knocked to the highest bidder." trouble rath our government today is that.it. is infhienc ed with its operations by men vrho.se only loyalty is _ loyalty to money bags. How many men. have you in this city (Xcw Ycrkj cither in ths democratic party or in the republi- can party, who are brave enough to defy the influence of the money bags "place restrictions upon The liirures of the oificers of the democratic nation- al committee for who re- ceived the and kept the bocks' The principal contributions Marcus Bah. for hnnsclf and others A. Clark's personal con- tri'nitious 000 Colorado uiyilng D. II. MolTat Stralton 12.000 TO CLOSE BARS carbtrtse of the conspirators sent the king and crown prince to death. Tht royaJ family were returning from Villa Vicota, the country estate, they had been.sojourn- ing. carriage had just pasesd through the'gates of the sity. Owing, to strict military -censorship it is impost bie to obtain details. Premier Franco to bs in Vicosca and therefore being safer in Lisbon the return of royal fam- ily was arranged, adopting numerous precautions. Special police guarded the route and the municipal guard was confined to barracks in the neighborhood of the' arsenal. the Manitoba Electors Present the u troops are stationed evarywhere. to; Govern- ment The roval carriage was at the cor police reported it was difficult to guard the route adequately, the roy il family crossed -from Teagus in a steamer mnd as the distance from the -dock to the palace Is short it was believed an attack was impossible. The remaining pair of dead regi- cides have, heen identified as stare 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, as being implicated by the investiga tion. At a meeting of the council of sassins was recognized Buleo, a sergeant in the Seventh velVy and instructor- in school and. about thirty years He was for several years a privatr tutor. His dead fellow are supposed to be 'but, the police, profess not entire army and nevy have} al- legiance, the most significant thiftf of all btins thai Manuel 1C I I C At. kl Ib j rx j D state tonight Premier Franco and the of Prado De Commerce and Rue; j De Arsenal" when the assassins sud-, denly sprang towards the carnage. of the pcocresive and regener- ationist Ihe kinc; "their confirmed the dictatorial jpower whiclk was vested in Premier Franco- London, Feb. Queen Alexandra, on learning assassination of King an4 Crown -Prince" Louiz, of sent a telegram of warm- sympathy to Queen-Amelia in her The intended visits of thetr to the courts of Denmark and the next court at. Bucking- ham paiace, have been cancelled W i a token of respect to ,the memory--rf' naving thf government system cou- part of thc cities and villas- the work of building trunk lines through the province and was voted. Thc engaged the services of William Moore, of Red the- municipalities combined. Sfr. Cushing stated that a little over year ago he had been inter- viewed by Mr. Scott, of the Bell pany, whom he had informed that the Deer, the manager of the Bed Dee- j policy of the government ivas to General Electiic Western Tele- phone companies, to give expert ad- vice on the telephone business. It had Also engaged the .services ot James .Grierson, of Calgary, for many build lines whcie required, und where the Bell diH not have them. But the ultimate was to the complete-! system, and if "the veara superintendent of construction I Bell company did not want to com- of the C. P. R. telegraphs, as super- j petr with _the government system. intcndent of construction for the pro-' ami did not to have duplicate vince. and Alex. Richards, for four- lint--, the government was prepared ieen years with the Bell company any time to take over their long- in Ontario, who has' been placed in distance linos at n ftur valuation. charge of the exchanglT work Si the Mr. Sizt-. president of the Bell government S. E. Edwardh, formei- company, had intimated to Mr. ]y with thc C. P. R. has been enirag- j ing la-U July lit1 was not as the manager of the and j to sell out thc Hc-11 interests had given satisfaction hn tin' provhic t-) government. Regarding thu questions proposed! Following its the firovorn- to be by Mr. Hiebert. ho sud. nu-ut had pushed teli-piione construc- povcrnnicri had not desired to tion vigoiouhly. THE CANADIAN BANK -v'OF COMMERCE OFFICH, TORONTO ESTAiJUSUED IS67 S. E. WALKER, President 'ALEX. LAIRD, General A. H. of Branches Paid-up Capital, Rest, 5.000.000 Assets, 4 4 I 50.UUU.UUU BANK MONEY ORDERS ISSUED AT THE FOU.OWINQ RATES; and under___-................. 3 Over and not.exceeding 6 cents 10 cents 87 "530 i4 15 cents These Orders payable at ;it any office ill Canada of a Chartered Bank (Yukon and al thc principal banking- points in the United States. Tncy arc ncg-oualiic 3.j.yi> lu iiie v'.i'o.'il Ireland. They form an method of remitting small sums'of tnonsy with safety at small cost, and be obtained without delays: any office of tbe Back BRANCHES LETMBKiiXlK MACLKOO K1V IVNISKATL STAVKLY CKEKK 8'! KA rut VKtIKKV ILLt VKKMII ION 11. Hyman Dennis Shecciy Smaller 'donations TTtah silver fund Winnipeg. Feb. thef cure .1. T. jGtn-don." of South presented, a petition from to her in thc electors to.shield the crow ot tho proviuoe. prij iiff that tho h- own body but was latc' The king 'quor license !x; so amended -as-to I provide for the compulsory closing of I hotel bai-s at" six o'clock. The peti- tion in tbe lorm of a bulky "lea- ther bound volumo among thc signers _ Jwas acceoted and the cabinet had concealed-unon them fired, mor- signed and it ts understood tally wounding the king and crown t de Amarw will form a coali- 'prince, and slightiy wounding Prince L. _. ,tion cabinet. Emanuel. Tht queen bravely sprang Gibraltar, Feb. Four This action- Indicates cruisers of the Mediterranean fket fell back at ths first and the same moment the crown prince half rose and sank back dead. the monarchy. Lisbon, Feb. Government Prince Emanuel was hit'in the low- has issued the following statement: cr and 1S.OOO many of .the most prominent and "'laymen of ;al 1'- churches "The King, the Queen and the crown Prince amazement and fined on the regi- Tho names of Arcbbisliop of St. Charts D. Lane, California Boniiaoe fallowed by The kin5- and crown wcre Total mining contributions many wl, kaown ecclesiastics and conveyed to the marine ars- Total democratic national commit- 's fund. S321.000. of hlh faith Then CQjnc rep. enel nearby. The cariags guard recovered from pnnce in thc first' carrsaje, Manuel with officers of the royal household Tn the second. Irf front of Pfado ds Commerce, a man with a carbine suddenly broke through the front row of the crowd and shot the king. Distracted, "the o.ueen tried to NOTICE The .king was dead on arrival and As we have sold out our business to THE GOOD CO. tenau, IVfethodist. Baptist and' Con irreRational bodies, the'iRdyal" Temp- la fs of Temperance. Independent Or- I der of Good Tsraplurs, Salvation Ai- i my and labor oriranizajtions, the Ice- laixlic and Scandinavian lodges bc- j inq; strongly recoil ted. A second jXititiOn of a similar but much sitaUer, by George Walton. i the prince expired shortly the crown nrince who bravely nnrl Hon- f waj himself with hw wal- ing stick against the other men'. Sud- ter with three bullets in his chest and head. Under the title Emanuel 11, Prince more shots were heard and ths Charles Am- i crown nrince fell wounded." The queen shouting? for help bent over gal today to succed his father Carlos, j the prince, receiving a last kiss from the elder brother Uuiz having been the nrince who' imediately expired. Emanuel Marie lie, was proclaimed king of Portu- killed at the same time. garded as significant in "view alliance between Britain, and -Portu- gal and the understanding quarter century .whereby committed'to support'of the house. i.' i all accounts must be settled by PEB- 15th, 1908. I J. W. KEAN CO. LETHBRIDGE MARKETS an'd other No: 1 'Northern 'Xo. "2 Xo. 4 -Northern............ Xo. Northern............ So SU All three perpetrators were killed by Early Sunday morning a hasty the mob and police. council was called together and the i j members proceeded at once to the j Lisbon, Feb. is announced j royal palace, where they were re-1 that Jose a prominent op-1 ceived by-the mother, son ponent Of Franco, who was uHider sur- j who' boce his'right arm in a sling, j has left Lisbon for Sala- but beyond ,a slight nervousness seemed but. little, the worse for his experience. His manner was calm and he we.nt through ceremonies i V Berlin, Feb. consequence, of the' Lisbon catastrophe and ensuing international com'plications it is understood here that tlie trip of the Kaiser to the scheduled for this indefinitely postponed. Lisbon, Feb. battalion oF'In- "fantry revolted 'at O-iorto. Thc mtrt declared they would'ho under monarchist' The loyal troops arrested the mutineers: and the trouble is believed to hive furnished the'basis for a report'that" a Republic had been declared LETHBRiDGE BRANCH C. G. K. NOURStt, MANAGER Look at the label and remit us the amount due on subscription. Our subscribers in the United States should keep in mind that we have to pay postage on their papers now and are not charging extra for the paper. Kindly forward ar- rears and oblige. told Pricing Co, Xo Xo I Xo. i Xo Xo 1 -Vllwrta ItciJ '2 Alberta 3 Alberta 'KcU 1 Alberta Rod Alberta Rod 1 White 7." 2 White -1- of taking the path of allegiance with usual dignity. The Council of State issued a proclamation announcing ths accession of the new kir.g. Madrid, Feb. advices staff of court ohystctans- has- last nigln, say that after a 'called in attendance in an 83 78 70 Sate night the Lisbon police discovered a I a Lisbon, _Feb. going the shock sassination of Kin5 Carios and Prince Luiz The overstrung ..nerves quiet the overstrung ..nerves of tne store of bombs and together auecn, who has been known as. a auantitv of reoub ican proc- j _ the most beauthui and accomplrsheo Or persons arrcstod last with la'mations. night with half were rspub'i- Xo. i Xo. Xo. 1 Oats r.ark-y -Tjrcssfd i Ducks i Goteii............ PCM- cwt. pr-r, cwt per -bus, per Ib Ib. per it> Ib. ('attl-e on. thp hoof: Steers per Ib. I Ib.'. 40 91 81 SU Madrid, Feb. corres- cans the rest were cf the party por.dent cf the. El deciaras Por- Regeanotors. Several of tugal to full of revolution and the those arrested were prominent citt- positlcn of Premier Franco is pre- 2ens. it is further stated that the carious.- i government re-quested ths j government to stretch a cordon cf Naples, Feb. 3.-Duc de Orlean, a j.soldiers across the frontier to prevent brother of Queen Amelia of Portugal i the escape of suspactsd accomplices, receiving the news of the assassin-'} Most stringent measures have been woman in country. Mear.whiJt troops are stationed everywhere tff guard the city from revolt. Since the bodies of her late hus- band and sen were embalmed anrf taken to the palace, the queen re- fuses" to leave them arid santly. The loss of hsr'' complete- acuities' is .feared, today it -was lesrned that a attempt was made on Sunday 20 ation announced his intention of go- j taken to prevent crossing of the th. IS 18 ing immediately to Lisbon to ba with I tier. Pessimistic prevail in his sister in her need, but, he chang- Spanish political circles .concerning mier snd burn his home. The mob .was-driven back bV trooos. The open- ed his. mind after receivings cable j the -aa! situation, j ing session of the new council was From queen and left for Egypt to j. It is rcnortad Madrid gov- King Manufi, apeared be_ meet the other sister, Duchess ernment received important snfcrrna- ,vfore-the ministers and wJth a i tion statins; that several persons were sta. i l r i voice vibratms with emotion, 'I am killed' and -many wounded during an Dressed She-op: Live per cwt. per. cwt. (attack Sunday afternoon on Premier j Lisbon, Feb. 3.-A band of men, to many said to members of the re- j yet without experience, either in .10 per .Divssod per cwt. Butter: i Dairy por :'Creampry............... fcr Iti.......... 35 lytrfts..................... o'er 35 T'otatoir.s. per bus.......... 28 per Ib. 1 Onion.s por Ib.......... Parsnips 3 I Currots, per Ib.......... I fay: per-ton I'.iuo Joint............ por ton 13 publican party surrounded the house official statement the Portugese ad- or I know Httel of but I olace riv surrounueu me i IUUBC a ministration possesses corripl eta proof: of Prem er Franco and tried to force! r and v A arirtrt ;roly in your that the assassination was executed Minard's where. Liniment for sale every- t'ian. thc first report. Her hat and neck boa were punctured. It is now asserted that the premier had an in- timation of the plot prepared by a certain group'and fearing the po'ice couid not sufficiently protect Villa j of thc republican party. J ..A. It is entrance to shoot the premier. The j house was guarded by troops who opened fire on .the assailants who re- j turned the fire but were forced to re- tire. Several were wounded. Though order is seemingly restored, the na- ticr, is In a state of turmoil and fur- ther out-breaks are feared. The quner.V escaoe was narrower party of about a dosen stationed at i have wisdom." The younjj kinjj-is provided by high personj onjy nincteen> the youngest sovcr. eign in Europe. Practically the whole city 5s in "si- in their implicated but escaped the country. Upwards of thirty men are sa.d to have been engaged in the tragedy, and were scaitercd aJoojj tnc ,-6Utc. Prado de Commcrco accomplished assassination. 3.- of AdmFra, Fereirra Amw- ?g prcniifir of the ;t fg the throne pric_ t.caiiy He ,Js King Carlos was. Telegrams of con- dolence are pouring in fronvaii parts Late -last night it of the world Jind the common ptoplt was announced that one of the as- i show many ioKens of mourning. ;