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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta SEVEN WERE BURNED tO DEATH PolkaCould Not Thiwi King of TenrMe Disaster IB a HMK at New tiskeari Ontario New Liskeurd, Out., Feb. Seven persons were Lisbon, Feb. was almost a riot this afternoon on the part of the populace in the cathedral where the bodies of; King Carlos and the Crown Prince Luit are lying in state. The crowd waiting outside for chance to get a last sight of the mur- dered king and his eon was so great that the police were unable to close the cathedral doors at the hour ap- iwintedfor the beginning of the cer- emonies of the interment. It is es- timated that no'.less" than per- sons were fitriving at one time .to their way into the cathedral. HM police and the gendarmes made futile efforts to driye this mass back from the portals. It was quite im- I possible to hold the people in check. AMANSIAYED H1SUTILE ONE HANGED THE NEGRO A Lynching in in State Of Terrible Ded rf Ma Ckieap He Appear QateSae Brookharen, Miw.v Feb. ll.-E.Pie-' got, the who criminally assault ed Miss Wiuiiaa a-young white wo- man near here itveial ago taken the custody of the Jack- goo military. company; and a posse of deputies today; and hanged from a telegraph pole; within less than a hundred yards of the house. He was to have been tried today lor his crime. The military company- and posse were overpowered by a mob of more than two: thousand citizens Several shots pjjfi' fired during the melee and of the rnob were reached Brook haven from Jackson this morning in custody of Sheriff Prank Grecr and Chicago, Feb. ll.-One of the most the armed .escort of the Cap- ital Light ordered into ser- r___ w William j vicg by Governor Noel to protect the yesterday by a fire which destroyed I gijc the cathedral through I MeuUch, a carriage and wagon deal- negro during th eirial. When the the home of Lawrence Haaicke on which it poured'into the main living at 419' Armitage avenue.Uoidiers and negro: uiighted from the the north' side of Wiible river. The fice. Cavalry finally was summoned Hia shop, underneath his home, was hrain the mob surged: around them dead are: Mrs. Nettie Christiana to disperse the crowd and found it the scene of the crime. J and a fierce fight oiwued in--which aged 35 years; Eva Marga- necessary to charge before the peo- With strange coolnnss and deliber- ftsta yere freely used. 'The soldiers ret, aged 11 yeara; Mabel Irne, aged pje move. There were no cas- ation he called into the shop one of Lobbed the members of the mob-with 5 Frederick, aged 6 years; uaitics. Clarence Henry, aged 4 years; Annie WOP RUSH TO HOUSE OF COMMONS THOUSANDS OUT OF WORK Wtta RcsririiM Woman Snlerage Make Vigorous Assart ..The surging multitude pushed the shocking crimes in the history burned to death policc to onft gidc Bnd forced in a Chicago was committed'.by Willi Hard Timw Exist in Industrial Soc- tion of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Feb. appeal for aid for destitute people in the. Kensington Mill district of Philadel- phia, one-of the greatest, industrial centers in the world was made at the mw-ting yesterday at the Central Labor-Union. The union to the plea of a delegation of textile workers who claimed that from 000 to men and women and children in the Kensington 'district are in need of relief. One delegate said, "I suggest that thei'e. be a demonstration to show the thought- less citizens of Philadelphia where they would best use their spare funds. The other day one body raised to send to Africa for heathens. An- other sent a shipload of flour to the starving people of Russia. Cannot city also prevent starvation in FROM CROW'S TO THE BOUNDARY British CtWb Ufbfahrc Gnats Charter to Cufa for Rabat liitlu daughters who had ;been Uneir' guns. After five minutes fight- Evlyn. aged 2 years and anew born baby. FRANCO OFF FOR ITALY Former Portug te Prtmitr France Marseilles, Fob ex Pre- mier Franco and his family arrived here last night a big crowd had as tumbled at the railway station, the 'former.'premier of Portugal and hi party were-franked by police ant hurriedly "entered, the terminus hotel going tit once to their apartments The Senor Franco would not disclose his ultimate ''destination1 but it generally- believed here, that he going to Italy. Franco. ex-Premier of Portugal and his fam- ily who arrived here last night fcft by train for Genoa at .7.22 this morn- ing. Two detectives the party. GAS EXPERT 1NLETUBR1DCE laying in the street in front, tjie started with the pris- nto le her dead. Then he called in to the court house. The mob, er little Bister and fired two bullets rejnforced End reorganised, made an- her chest. She probably will otner attack, secured the prisoner then he. walked upstairs and dragged him telegraph pole.and hot his bkby son as he lay in bad. him. le also is expected to die. The dead child was Gertrude, the Bounded-girl is Jennie, and- the wounded''baby is William 'Meutscn, Jr. When taken by the police'the fath- r seemed more calm and collected ,han were the men whose hair hadl'-fc NINE MEN KILLED London, band of'mili- tant delegates from the Parliament for women suffrages now in session here, made a vigorous assault on the Ho'use of Commons today. Their at- tempt to rush the doors of the own limits." A committee was frustrated by the po-1 appointed to investigate this matter. who had a sharp skirmish with he sprinting women, two score of whom were arrested for disorderly ondiict. The attacking party was] rying to deliver to the House a res- the un-1 olution protesting against constitutional action or tiie govern- i nent in refusing a vote to women tax payers. The delegates secreted j themselves in furniture vans in the vicinity of the buildings and were j thus enabled to get close to the' point of attack before being discov- ered. ALD. W. President of thi and Dis- trict Agricultural Society WANTS IT AT CALGARY? Rttslwrg Autboritj thcGy H. Hanimon, of Pittsburg. Pa., one of the'.greatest gas. experts in America is in the city today, looking over the gaa woll here in the inter ests of the city. Mr. Hammon is ihe expert brought into the country by the Southern Alberta Irrigation and Land ,Co. of Medicine Hat to give reports on the gas situation on their lands. He was met b> members of the city council at' th Kat and kindly consented to give- his opinion on the well here gratis. This morning in company with Mayor Henderson and AW. Ivcs he took R drive out around the city to get a general idea ol the" contourt-and general formation of country. He had an interview with L._ Hafdie, A..R. I. mine superintend- ent and got their data concerning the strata of soil and rock in.sthe, vi- cinity.' This afternoon, Mr. Ham- mon will investigate the well and from this information and the well -borer'a lof, will be able to give .an expert opinion 'as to the value of the well. Mr. Mammon's opinion judging from the lay of the country and the data gathered froui Mr. Hardie is not availablv'. for publication. By -hay- inf Mr. Hammon's advice cil judge that the city will be a better position to kno wwhat to do regarding the taking over present well. road Should Strike That Edmonton, Fob. principal features of todayV sitting th? Legislature was introduction by Mr. Robertson of his resolution-call; ing upon the government to acquire the C. and K. and extend it into the northern country or con- struct" an line north and south. The prinury purpose of his resolution was that there should be built into the north country road owned by. the people so that timber and mineral resources of these sections might be brought down and the development of the province be further enhanced. Mr. Gushing on Wednesday will in- troduce the drainage act. He pro- tested in committee -oday aginst the promoters of the Alberta railway- being given permi.ssion to make Keith their destination in the Cal- gary district. He says they should gray in a lifelong fight with rime. He spoke in a connected, ra- tional manner, and startled the po- liceman with his frankness on the way-to the station. "I loved the he said, ''but I. thought it would be better to kill them rather than have them up the children of such a wo- man as their mother." "What is the matter vith their mother-'" asked Capt. Harding. "0, she calls them bad'names and is "not a good said the mtir ienir. "If you hate the" mother, then why did you not kill her instead p the queried the captain "I decided to put her in the posi- tion of a; woman whose husband :will be was the startling' res- ponse. Meutsclv'who, the police 'say, is a thirty-second degree mason and has had a frome decidedly Feb. Two buildings belonging to the Standard "Explosive com- pany, near, here, were wreck- ed by .an. explosion this after- noon and nine employees killed.- JUNIORS A TIE GAME better than those of most of his neighbors and has been considered by them a man of property and of some importance. Uesides the wa- gon and carriage shop, which takes up the first floor of his residence, he- interested in a barber supply busi- ness at Forty-fifth steet and Cottage rove avenue, in partnership with a man named Klein. Lethbndge Boys M a Rat- tfing Game of Hockey at Blairaore FOOLED THE CANDIDATE Man Poted as a Polictman and E.W. Day is a Sorry. Man (Calgary Albortan.) A short time ago a gentleman with nerve posed as a police sergeant at the Alberta hotel. This is the sequel: A good story is told on E. W. Day, the Conservative candidate for thc Strathcona constituency. The. other day while in the northern part of the riiling, he fell in with a well set up Ivalf breed who introduced himself to the Conservative candidate, as Ser- geant CJingatt, of the -H.y.W.M.P., xvho had just come from Leduc. Not- rmhstaiulinK he civilian clothes Mr. Pnyrlonk him-at his word. At itillcCT thts on the. friendship of Mr. Bay got next Feb. a straight party vote.the House yesterday paa- Ked a resolution calling upon Otta- wa to appoint a commission to in- vestigate _the alleged coal combine in British Columbia denting the1 motion of the Opposition, which sought to compel the provincial' gov- ernment to make the inquiry. The Lieutenant Governor's attendance in the House, was delayed until today when the -Natal Bill and ten others will be made law. In reply to Opposition Premier McBride declin- ed to give the House the effect o! the prbposala made by the govern- ment to the G. T. P. in settlement" of all the differences which are now being considered at Montreal.', While approving of the bill for a charter for a railway from Crows Nest Pass to the international boundary, the railway committcee of the House asked D. C. Cor bin, a Spokane'.rail- way contractor, to furnish a deposit and to guarantee the com- plctioo of the UKC in one year. This he did. be madii to come to Calgary. H has.nq.faith in the scheme ever g through. Trie bill-to incorporate, the Grnnr -riodac A. F. A. A. M. is-still in TROOPS FOR THIBET China a Modern Skilled ten Brigade Pekin, "Feb. complica tions and the successes of the rebels on the French border, due it is be lieved to foreign assistance, have in duced the Chinese government t hasten thc organization of her rmxi era' drilled troops at all frontie points. The government propose to send Prince Su to Mongolia [or tht- purpose of developing the plans looking to the organization of MAJOR W. B. BURNETT, Secretary of the; Lethbridge ami Dis- trict Agricultural Society Y. P. A. MEETING EASY WIN FOR TOUR BURNS to t.hc hotel to the tune of a last the Lethbridgc unior hockey team came face to ace with the Blairmore team in Blairmore and in a closely contest- ed battle tied that team and because the Blairmore boys would not play off thc tie the game was called in fa- vor of Lethbridgc. The 'boys, were very evenly match- ed as the result of the game shows. The play was fast and clean and no sooner' would the goal tender at one end draw a round of applause by clever stop than the puck would tra- vel to the other end and the padded tin's Church, was good fur coat; from' Robertson; the store keoppr. hci exchanged an. for Troceetiiiitf south .to Wot-' kfeping within the shadow of thu Conservative candidate, ho borrowed from Xorman Jackson thc popular hotel keeper .of thC'Htl'y'i city. Rut on Lcinp introduced to Sergeant Mr, Day, Scvgt. (Jtnatt's face wus to fall, When ift. Phillips asked him where his uniform was, and what detnchmcnt he'belonged to. Thc next train took him south. Thc Albnrtti hfHvl. at Calvary, is, it is said, looking for loaned this sMni-palc faced wanderer -llic the north. Now the real police are after him. in large numbeis lost night to hear thc de- bate that woincn should not" enter public life or the profes- sions" and the vestry st- Augus- Treble Wtt Paber ffis Rml taxed to ks the Canad ian heavyweight Barns, pugilist utmost capacity. It is hoped that in the interests; of thc association a ''of mofftins will be pro- n thc near future. The speakers for the" affirmative were ilessrs. Jackson and Rndcliffe and for the negative Misses Shar- man nnd N'immons. W. C. Kes made a careful summary of the differ cnt arguments undroffered such val- uable advice 'to the- various: speakers. 11 is remarks appreetati-d mcnilxirs or" thc association tonight knocked out Jack Palmer of New Castle, the English champion, in the, fourth round of what scheduled to be a twenty round con- teat for the heavy weight champion-, ship. Some two thousand persons witnessed the fight which took place- at Wonderland, a big music hall on the east side, but it was a onesided affair up to the sound of the gong 'committee, thero. being somo difP.- jefenci.s for frontier districts. culty encountered in the working outj of some of its provisions. oi t! "THIS SSDE UP" .Mutt Injunction BY BROWKLEE AT CRANBROOK A modern drilled skeleton brigade ia now on its way to Thibet for the pur- 'pose; of forming a Thibetian division. The fact, that the Indo-Thibet trade convention has not been concluded, prevents for the present the evolu- artist there would be called upon to stop a sizzling liner. Daviea and Sinclair ruslu-d trom the face off nnd Sinclair scored, time 10 seconds. Then S. A. j Parkc a few minutes later carrkd the pxick down the ice, and Boyln found the net, time min. Shortly bcfort- the half time Goddnrd the.- net again, score 2 I. The second halt' part of the game. but waa blocked by Oliver. .-Johnson swooped down but Beard saved. God- nard-carried back and rtallied, score In the meantime Mr. K. W. Day is trying to make good his mi stake-for i having under his wings such a fake ns "Sergeant" Oinntl. Politics brings out, at times, strange new fel- lows. was the A. Park rushed JawBmsmal TraasfcrtJ to Distnct New York, Feb.. railroad companies in Ncvr York state must obaerte the injunction, "This sidi up" when it is pmced upon a freight package has been decided by court of appeals. The-decision come? in a suit brought by Stephen M Hoye, against the Pennsylvania fei the Talus of a number of elec trie batteries which were in transit.- becausf. the railroad no attention to the printed warning on box.. When he went to the railroad compahy for a settlement Mr. Hoyc says he was told that the railroad men had long ceased to pay any attention to such an inpunction and that it waa conskkred a joke by them, DM wait hat been in courts fee four yam. Winnipeg, Man., >Yb. num- bor of of district superin- tendents of tho C. P- R. is announc- Aiifilo-Russian convention which regulates the respective interests of these two powers in Thibet, Afghanis- tan and Persia, and which China ia using for purpose Great P.ritain's rights in dealing with the Thibetians to a minimum. China has admitted the Thibetian text into the convention upon writ- ten assurances that this text is for the purpose of elucidation and now is striving to socuro an exact defini- tion of Great Britain's rotation with Thibet. The throne has authorized uniform punishments for Manchu EVENTS AT CLARESHOLM Society of Equity Selling A New Butcher Shop will be glad to have Mr. Ives with them ivt their next debate. The de- cision was given in favor of the ncg- Mrs. Morgan sang very acceptably during the evening. the next meeting papers will he read on thc lives of prominent Cnn- ailians including Lord Stralhcona. Sir Wilfriil Laurier, and Raiji nor. A quartette will sing The, My JVibie" and solos will rendered'by well known artists. in the middle of when Paimer fell was counted out. the fourth round on knees .and The referee might and one new superintendent is Appointed. The now appointment is that of Allan PurvU, formerly chief clerk to F. F. Busteed, of the Pacific livisior, whose headquartera will bo it Sour is. G. Eriekson, fiuprrintendont at r> J. Brownlce', superintendent. Jaw succeds Mr. Erickaon at brook. J. G. Tftylor, supfririlendrnl at Fort William goes to Moose Jaw to succeed Mr. Brownlee. G. E. Graham, superintendent at Souris is transferred to Fort William and Al- lan Purvis, o! Vuieouvw, to tion of the Chumbi valley by the British troops. Thia delay tendn' to j 3.1. Great Britain into conflict with Kenny and Ds.vira rushed from face and 'Davics put the home, score 3-2. With defeat staring Lethbridgc in the face and one minute more to play, Kenny in a grand individual rush, scored for Lethbridpe. Time found the score unchanged, Davies, Sinclair and Kenny played the feature jame for the visitors but the saving of the pame was mostly dun to plucky stops made by our goal-keeper. Thc line-up was ns follows: Blftirmorc G R- P Cl and Chinese offenders. Clnresholm, Feb. I'lat- of IVncHcton Oregon, has started a butcher shop in the build- ibg formerly occupied as drug store Tupper. On FvJdny nvonittpr in the Metho- (Hsr Cliuirti the tncmbcrs of choir fi.-isiftU-d I'y known local singers in itessrs. and Griffiths and Mrs. Sleeves and McArthur a recital of sactvd nmsic which was enjoyed by all present. Mr. Barclay, .father of Wm. Unrclay of thc Clarc-sholm Lumber Co. who has.''been seriously ill is reported Th.- ioo-i rnn; rirrangf-d between F. Tcrwny and K. Smith and Oats may take place this week but Tcrway Ivas not yet from Vancouver where lio rnn unsuccessfully against Chandh-r. NATAL ACT WILL AGAIN BE IMS- ALLOWED Drama Parfcuatit Sip Is Beyoad tie Piwm if British Coiwbia MAPLE LEAFS Winnipeg, Man., Fob. 10, Maple Leafs won a very slow game on their own ice from the Strath- conas by a score of 10 to 5 tonipht. At half time the Maple Leafs had it 3 to 1. On account of very soft ice! the game throughout was a very alow article. F. Kenny J. Oliver B. McEwcn W. Sinclair B. Daviea W. Johnson J. Kfnny L Morrow. T. S. W. E. D. Boyle A. Pnrke have given a decision in the first. minute of the'contest Palmer was a msn from -the entered the ring.Burna climbed under the ropes: smilingly and showing his customary confidence while 'Palmer displayed great nervousness. With- out preliminary sparring Burns went Vfier h'im and the first round had hardly begun before the English- man was on his knees.' Ke took the count twice'and during the rest of the round waa busily engaged in cov- ering himself. This wan repeated in each of the other rounds, Palmer be- ing hopelessly outclassed and appar- ently without ability either to deliv- er a telling blow or to defend himself and in the final round was sent to the floor several times and at laat was barely able to drag himself to his inees where he remained with c count of ten had been tolled off. Roche, backed by a syndicate, headed by Richard Croker, Tam- many leader, who is to fight in Dublin on St. Patrick's day, waa a spectator. His only comment waa, "Fanner fights like' an old woman, while Burns ia a master of the art and is in splendid condition." The for a side and 75 of the gate receipts- umbia government has amended the Another stop in tho way of .winding j x.imi net so thnt it will apply to up the Society of Equity is announc' aml Chinese making it ed in the sale of thc oM to clearly ultra virs and beyond the pow- STREE CAR JUMPED TRACK Pittflbuif, PH., Feb. persons were injured today whrn a street car plunged over a fifteen foot Qootis to Mr. Graham, suburb. The car was RAYMOND JOTTINGS lumber bought by the farmers hxijld p.r. here. It is .to bo noted that the Domin- ion Fair starts (or at least the race programme) on the 1st of July this j by year, and this may pyl a slop io there was very-little betting- oi the province as set forth m the British Xorlh Amrricnn act. Tn ne but There were no takcw. for bets offered by Palmer supporters that he would stay in thc ring for six rounds. London, Feb. 11.-Thc sporting and other morning newspapers com- should School reopen- Hsvyrnond, cd today. Mr. Oren, the eye specialist is at R. n. drug store for couple.of A son WAS bom to Mrs. Pcttit of lUyTOorid or, Fobrur.ry 8, Lieut. Governor Dunsmuir manv celebration davs in T, f u- i. x civo his to the measure. II has bcvn nis 11 w ,i it is and put m torcv: m tne rrtngvu hvJx- UH it would be as well u ia htul Vl s province beforo. the' Ottawa it wil Ibe caused to be di3-, -Urms of Tidiculc on the sorry display that PalxneT made against Burns. Thr latter after the Dominion authorities that thi.v matter be arranged now as to it would he highly undesirable clash with tho Calgary fair. Macpbcrson and Vcnnisland, rrs of (Jranuci, have out to F.i A. Sn.UVi of LundbrecV, ment has time to look into its con- slitutionality thenvthe partis to! whom it is applied, may have re- course to damaires if that it is ultra vires be sustained. contest, that never in hit life had he such an easy fight. Palmer did not attempt to make any explan- ation of his defeat aayinf merely that he muat conclude that hto daya that qutt principal lor ever. ;