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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL J. LETH8RJDGE, ALBERTA, M O N D A Y F E B R U A R Y 18, NO. II TWO COMMIT SUICIDE IN Becave a Baker Takes His Life Another Man Follows Sri HOUSE OF COMMONS BAR It U to Be Put Out of Butinecc at Ottawa Fort Texas, R-b, C. Htitcliinsi years old, second vice- president of the i-'ort Worth National Uank committed suicide yesterday by shooting: himself. Brooding over the suicide of lianker Ilutchins, a man lie did.not know, -0. Campbell, 38. years and killed himself at a -local hotel last night. Campbell was of Rev. Dr. J.IL Carnp- bell_u noted, Baptist divine and has practiced law in Dallas for many years. He .-formerly edited several in Mississippi. Today he culled on Hunt McCaleb, an-old newspaper friend and discus the suicide of Hanker Hutchins. He later went to a hotel and wrote a" note asking" that" McCaleb be notifi- ed of what he hail done. u widow and a six year old son in Dallas. .Ottawa, Feb. an outcome of u controversy which took place in recent by-election in Staiistead, the internal economy commission of the House of Commons hns passed order absolutely forbidding tho sale of .spirituous liquors on the'pre- cincts of parliament. Mr. I-'ishor hud boasted at Barn- Corners that ho'bur existed and was iir.meduitely challenged up- on the point. He has since discov- ered, he .was mistaken. Tho bar has existed right along, not with standing the fact, that it was sup- posed to have been abolished ten years ago. The decision of the intenutl econ- omy board developed, something in the nature of n crisis. The caterer promptly intimated that he must withdraw from the restaurant if he could liquors, the restau- rant alone would a losing propo- sition. The matter was-compromis- ed.; by the abolition of the bar, but permitting the caterer to furnish drinks at meals in a room for the purpose. KILL ALL WILD HORSES Reno, have been received from the forestry, de- partment, instructing the rangersof the Tolyabe.'Toquima and the Kouior reserves, in'Lander .county .to kill all wild horses 'found on the government domain: .There are ..about fifteen thousand wild on the reserves and they are doing much damage to vegetation and attracting domestic DAILY PAPER FOR PRINCE RUPERT DEATH IN A BLIZZARD IN ONTARIO Siocoe County Famer Fell Exhausted by the Roadside BANK PRESIDENT SUICIDES San Antonio, Tex., Feb. A. Beansley, president of the American Bank and Trust Company at Houston, and until recently president i of, the Texas Bankers' Association, shot and killed himself lale yester- day. He had been in San Antonio for'the last five weeks Ill health is believed to be the cause of the act. Barrie, Ont., Feb. tion with rural districts which was cot off for three days owing to the storm was opened on Saturday and it brought news of the death in the blizzard of Robert McKinley, residing of Thornton, was going home accompanied by his and when half a mile from home fell h a us ted. After repeated efforts to- rouse him which proved futile, the son covered his father as best he could with straw and then went for assistance but though aid was speed- ily at hand, McKinley was to far jone'to be restored. He leaves a widow; and several small children. TO KEEP DOWN THE LID TRAGEDY ON A N. I STREET CAR "FeU. Es- sington Sun, a rival of John Hous- ton's "a'hnoun- j .-ces in its issue this' week that it i Prince Rupert ..shortly-, and; dailx; terminal uf Air interesting newspaper war will result. Qrl Sjot and Instantly Killed by Man Who Made His i DR. TORY COMING New President of University of Al- berta to Visit Lethbridge Dr...Tory ihc- newly appointed prin- cipal of Alberta .University has writ- aen the .School ijoaru saying that.he will be in Lethbnduo within the next two weeks. The lionnl are far a public K'a.lhering 10 meet the celebrated educaiioinilist on Fri- day, February 2Lst, i! that data will suit Dr. Tory. Dr. Tory is making a tour of the province in the interests of the pro- vincial university, trying to arouse an. in its affairs. Having been onejof .the leading pro- fessors of '-Mel! ill University, Mon- treal, and one of the loaders in ed- ucation work in Ki-.sti'rn Canada, Dr. Tory 'takes in Alborta as one of the. g'rente-st ineu in the pro- vince. There is no doubt, but what a great many of the.cJlizejis of bridgc will be embrace the opportunity to mectUhe Doctor when he visits this tity next week. WM. J. BRYAN VISITING IN CANADA TO AMALCAMATE (Western Press.) Winnipeg, police are still active in their effort to close the lid and again visited the newspapers and took the names of all the edi- torial staff on premises and visited '.ither places where there was selling or other violations of Sunday obser- vance. The infractions noted by the police are about a hundred less than last week being about 150 against 232. Railway Seeking Extension of Time at Ottawa A WRETCH OF A FATHER (Western Associated Press.) St. John, N. 13., Feb, Gray, of Hsirtland, is in Woodstock jail .ehanred. with destroying the in- fant born to his sixteen year daughter, he being the father, jldft it in the snow to perish from ex- posure on January 24th.' He was LICENSE COMMISSIONERS i i Appointments Made for Southern b-rta .V m "this morn-1 Tenderioin; k'nown to her t He was driven his wife Thc'llcrald.) Feb. License 'Cnrr.mJKSsonerii.ror' the Southern Al- iMirtu .n'iKtricts'' have .been- appointed ns follows: JJistrirt, Xo. Oliver and X'nfinon.s, I.ethhridge. District.' No. Coyctte, Frunk; '.lames M. Kohertson and A. Pellctirr. I'incher (.'reek. District No. :Vockeroth, Irvine, AVakcr J. lirotherton. and Charles S. Pin'Rlc, Hat. only about 27 years oi age, nnd decidedly pretty, was'shot md almost instantly killed while- riding on a northbound Second Ave- j nue Ciir sit Kighth street early today. A young man- who was sitting oppo site the girl in the car fired the shot. :-hii police say. and then made his C-scapfi. So fur the only cine the po- lice'have .is, that the murderer had a Sight overcoat. Two girls who said they wore Mabel Cousins, of Lynd- iiur-t, 'N. J., and Helen Sullivan o{ this city, and the motorman and con- ductor of the have boon detain ed as witnesses. Queenio and the two and was traced by _a letter asking for clothes. EAGER TO FIND OUT .Church to Hear Sermon "Hell" The Dominion Parliament is being asked at its current session to pass an act continuing .'and extending tin- powers., conferred' upon the W.A.ll. Co., by the act' of 1.905, and extend- ing ihc time for; the commencement and completion af -the projected rail- way; A. .11. jlicaton. Toronto, is sol- icitor of the coinpan'v. -i The company was .originally incor- porated by thc: Dominion Parliament in 1898, and a subsidy was voted in the following In 1900, and 1005, acts were.'pusseri extending time for construction, and a, re- newal of the sub.sidV- -.was voted in l'JO-l. The act of-li-'O.-) gave the com Tarif Refbn WiH Kg Figve u Beefa Montreal. Feb. 'J Bryan, leader of the Democrats ar- rived on a brief visit yesterday dur- ing which lie gives several addresses. He wns at church yesterday, and to. day he is the guest of the Canadian Clulj. With usual energy Bryan is meeting all the prominent people and getting close wkh things Canadian. Discussing relations' with the Unit- ;etl States he said that if any time Canadians "of own free will, should desire intimate relationship with United States such relationship no doubt prove satisfactory the people of the other couniiy. Hut 1 am sure that at present no change in the statutes of either coun- try is thought of except that which might conduce to closer trade rela- tionship between'the countries and he predicted that" in forthcoming presi- dential election the tariff reform would bo one of the most important issues. AN UNFORTUNATE FAMILY piiuy power to into agreements for th the 'Al- is from the at some point west ui' runge 20 west of the-'1-th .principal nnridian, north-' (Wtcttrn AtMclattd Montreal, Feb. Solomon was badly burned by a candle setting fire to her clothes and is dying, aged six. Her father and a boarder got badly burned trying to her. An other child is lying dead from dyp- in Alexandra Hospital. It is feared that- the mother will die from) the shock. OVER COLUMBUS COURSE An International Ocean Yacht Race Is to Take Place Boston, Feb. international ocean yacht race on an historic course from Palos, Spain, to the Can- ary Islands, over which Christopher Columbus'sailed on the first stage of his voyage to the new world, has been arranged for next summer by the yachtmen of Spain, according to advices received here by members of the Eastern yacht club. All the yacht clubs of North'and South Am- erica will be invited to join with the Spainards and it is possible that European clubs will also be asked to participate but at present it is intend- ed to confine the race to those'coun- tries directly bcncPittcd by the dis- coveries of Columbus. The event had its initiative with the Royal Mediterranean Yacht Club of Malaga and its suggestion to the authorities of the city of Palos, that the race be started from that port met with a ready and cordial res- ponse.. It .is expected thai King Al- fonso will witness the start, and -re- ceive the visiting yachtsmen before they leave on their voyage. Although the course, like that of the New York- Bermuda contest last year is straight- way due the yachts will have more favorable winds and better weather than is usually experienced on this side of AN AMERICAN OFFICER IS CHARe Twi at across the boundary was allowed to de- PROMINENT MAN DEAD Philadelphia, Feb. Tull, treasurer of the Philadelphia and Reading Railway Co., the Read- ing i Iron Co., the Philadelphia Belt Line railroad, died at his home yesterday aged WAS ASLEEP 312 HOURS Departed Suddenly from Bordeaux Marseilles'. f-.' the ex-premier i o L with hi.s wife.'ami son, left 'the city" "by train at 7.-J3 this morning for Mar- westerly- through" the Okl Man valley The departure -was made. sud pastvQamrosc and Anthracite, to the hotel' no- Ottawa, Feb. 10 There. was a re- markable scene at Dominion Method- i "st chin el1. last night. Rev. James D.D., had announced in- tention of preaching on the THAWS DESERT .PITTSBURG Family-Will Leave for Europe and Givt Up All Conection With Old Home City s, Fob: other girls two young men, one of whom wore the grey avercoi'it, hoarded the car at Brook'lyi: Video. At first the man sat across thojslo from the girls, but soon the in the black overcoat crossec" and sat between Queenie and the Cousins girl, and at the same time the man in the overcoat asked Queenie to come over and sit by him. She refused and he reached over and tried to pull her out of her seat While thoy -were struggling the Con- "Is Th.'re a Jt drew a packed church and .thou- sands wero turned away after wait- ing at the door, much the same as the crowd at! a hockev match. the headquarters of the North Sas- tif.0lj ,oj katchewan .llivyr, the east-t step -at the last iriom- erly base of the Ilocky" Mountains. Spokane Doctor Had Very Strange Ex- perience Emerson Feb. W. Foulket special treasury officer of the United States of America, was committed or trial by Reeve Wright on Satur- iay oh the kidnapping Al- bert Tolton and Ixaac C'asaoB. The prosecutors told of a rig- bring td on Railway Avenue and the how boing driven where Casson part immediately but Tolton was fore ed to sign three documents believed o be admissions of smuggling before being released. Tolton and Casaon gave evidence also. Robert RoooaJ. C.P.Il. crossing nan, who said Foulks called on him to aamst the arrest which he emphatically declin- ed. Geo. Angus produced a plan of the town but could not speak auth- oratfttivcly. on boundary questioa. R. Ferguson of Winnipeg for the de- fense elicited an admission from Tol- ton that he had smuggled. B. For. rester prosecuted. The second charge of forcibly trans porting across, the boundary wu dis- missed. Sunday special treasury of- ficer Chance from St. Paul arrived adding to the interest. Bail waa ap- plied, for and will probably be ar- ranged on Monday. Tolton and Cas- son claim.five thousand each for napping.. Foulkes did not testify! Washington, Feb. secretary Reynolds said tbc depart- ment of the treasury aud the govern- ment wouUi stand behind Foulkes for the alleged kidnapping. According to the information Tolton and Casson went to the customs house and not giving a satisfactory themselves, thgir arrest any event.- Thcr A. -Egbert, o. practicing physician m .not details but if it is showt by Spokane, has just awakened from, a JFoulkos in any way exceeded his au- I thorny lie would be disciplined prop- no longer to Thaw f.miil'y. he the home of girl stealthily reached for Action is being taken sever all connection wkh this, city financial and social. This was an- ncj2'd authoritatively yesterday after tho result of the Yarmouth di- vorce suit; was 'made known Alice, no. lontreiv the Countess of Yarmouth will 'return to. -America' at once to rcjoin-hcf mother for a stay of inde- finite duration. This will be follow- ed .-by ibe departure of Mrs. Thaw, Harry K. Thnw and his wife, watch fob. They were found in hei possession at the police station. SMALL POX IN N. B. Montreal, Feb. has been general in Alberta Co., N. B. where it is expected that the small pox situation will shortly show signs of improvement. All schools am churches in the southern part of th county have boon closed and all pub lie meetings prohibited. for 'Kitrope to try to lose themselves for.-' several years from the public '.The- on-the time clupsinjr, 1 relcqFO I.': W nether i been established. he is kept ;it- or tnins------------------------- ferred to s-nothcr instiUtiion. Mrs.; LABOR LEADER SHOT Thaw and Alici' will secure n house; near the nsvluui srnd will live Head of the Brother Several cases of smallpox develop il yesterday at Brockton in th physicians in nttend- .must bo of tho. holder The cup will become the property to the NEW BRUNSWICK JUDGE DIES St. John, N. B., Feb. A. I. Trueman, of lor St. John city and county, died suddenly. LUMBERMAN DEAD Ottawa, Feb. B. Pat- tee, a wealthy pioneer lumberman o( this district, has died at aa advanced afe. the annual cham- case, and they declare it the strang- thf province in 1907 psonship hns been by him three i and.. roprosont it fifty bushels i timos. Institutes for the Province of Alber- rrince Alberta, Sask., t'ob. 'of similar grain for salo as seed Mr. H. A. Craig (Supt. of Fairs and The provincial government has np- wheat, tinted J. M. McMillan, barrister, of; his city, police magistrate. The ity council confirms tho appoint-! ed on a gold est r.ttack that bos yet come into COALDALC Arthur Stewart was called to old homo in Dakota by ibe illness of his brother -with pneiHron- ia, H was learned later that fcis brother died. )Ic leaves a wife and several children. Mr. wilr. WI t. j 11 IAM tt JC i .11 irt 4 The trophy, valuo over con- i ta) writes, "I think your scheme a j like a j sists of a mnsipvo silver plobo, mount- very worthy one, and I beg to say shared their expcrionro. Newman said remain -there for the prt-sent to aid that in the lontj the physicians. the family. body was limo and. that he appeared I Mr. Alfred Haley has been quite ill .ncnt, fixing his salary at j nnd surmovtntcd with of -Xp. 1 Hard, that it will receive the hearty aup- cxccut- port of this Department." man dying. This belief wsxs with-la grippe. by 'the attendants and Arthur Knapp in in who on the fifth day said tho having in Lechbridfe for a n. a ipattcr of I days. ;