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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME I LETNiRIOOt, ALBERTA, WCDMCfDAY, FEBRUARY 12, I Ml. NUMtEM J. BRYAN VlSmNG IN CANADA SpaiBf it MsBtreal He Says TirifRefsmWICtfBi! 9 PI Figure in Elecboo THOUIANDf OUT OF WORK Hard Exitt in Indmtrial Sec- ton of Montreal, Feb. Jennings Bryan, leader of the Democrats ar- rived on a brief yesterday dur- ing which he gives several addresses. Ho was at church yesterday and to. day he is the guest of the Canadian Club. usual energy Bryan is meeting ail the prominent peoples and getting in close touch, with things Canadian. Discussing relations the Unit- ed States he said thtit if at anytime Canadians of own fmi will, should desire intimate relationship with. United Statt-s such relationship would "no douLt- prove satisfactory to the people of the other country: Hut I ant 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 be'one of the meet. important issues. Philadelphia, appeal for aid for destitute people in' the Kenainfton Mill district of Philadel- phia, one of the greatest industrial centers in the nude at s the meeting yesterday at the Central Labor Union. The union. listened to the plea of a delation of textile workers who that 'from 000 to men and women children in the v Kensington district are in need' of relief. One delegate said, "I suggest that there be a demonstration to show the -thought- leas citizens 'of Philadelphia where they would best ustv spare funds. The other day one body raised fco .send to Africa for heathens. An- ather sent a shipload of flour to the starving people of Russia. Cannot this city also prevent starvation in its own limits." A committee was ippointed'to investigate this matter. AN AMERICAN OFFICER IS CHARGED "THIS 'ilpt UP" 'Railroad CtmaantM Must ObMrvt The Injunction 'New York, railroad companies in Neir observe, the side up" when it is' plMed upon ffejfht FATHER SHOOTS SON Woodstock, Out., Feb. Hols-worth, residing at Crel, a small TiBsgc-scsr -yesterday fired a charge of shot into Ms eon's arm, tearing a hole through it and after- wards tried to commit suicide. by turning the weapon on himself. The shooting resulted from a quarrel. FRANCO OFF FOR ITALY Firmer Portugese Premier Leaves France Marseilles, Feb. ex-Pre- mier Franco and, hi a family arrived here last night a big crowd had as- sembled at the railway elation, the former premier of Portugal and his -parly were franked by- and hurriedly entered the .terminus hotel going at once to their apartments. The Benor France not disclose ultimate: destination but r it is fenerally believed .here, that he is going to Italy. Marseilles, Feb. Franco. ex-Premier of Portugal and his fam- ily who last night left by train for..Genoa at 132 this mom-. iiig. Two detectives, accompanied the party. NEJW HALL FOR RAYMOND Will Cost S8.0QO and Will Be One of .1 The Best in the West (Special to The Herald.) Raymond, Feb. organiza- tion known as "The Seventy's" have decided to erect an amusement hall to cost about to be modern in every respect 'and second to none in the west; 3Ir. Charles McCarty of tnat organization is now in the buildings and will' submit'a.'plan upon his return to Jiaymond. With Udnippiiif Two Can- it Enterw, Emerson Feb. W. Foulkes special treasury officer of tbe United States America, was committed for trial by Reeve Wright on Satur- day on the charge of kidnapping Al- bert Tolton and'Isaac Casson. The prosecutors told "of a rig being seiz- ed on Avenue and tbe horso being driven across the boundary where Casson was allowed to, de- part immediately but Tolton was fore ed sign three documents believed to of smuggling before being released. Tolton and Casson gave evidence also. Robert Itossal, C.P.JR. crossing man, who said Foulks, called on him to assist the arrest which he empiiatically declin- ed. GPeo. Angus produced, a plan of the'town but'could mot speak auth- oratattvely on boundary question. E. 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 court of in -a suit brought .by Hoye. afainst for the jalue oi a, number 'trie batteries whi6h; were damaged in transit, because tbe railroad paid no attention to, the .printed warning on the box. When he vrent to the railroad company7 lor a settlement Mr. Hoye says he was told -that tlie railroad, men had-long ceased to pay any, attention to such an inpunction it was considered a joke by them. The suit has been in courts for four SEVEN WERE BURNED TO Terrible Disaster in i Kent at New tistard, Ontaro NINE MEN KILLED Vaudereuil, Que., Feb. Two 'buildings, "belonging to com- -psny, near here; jfc ed by an.-explbaion this after- noon and_ nine, employees killed." FARM CROPS TROPHY This trophy being'3onated 'Tarm porting across the boundary was-Qis- monibl? the winner of President of the Lethbridfe-and Dis- trict Agricultural-Society Moose Jaw Divisional Super- intendent Transfered to This Kslrict Winnipeg, Man., Feb. num- ber of changes of district superin- tendents of the C. P. K. is announc- ed, and one hew superintendent ia appointed. The new appointment ia that 'of- Allan Purvis, formerly chief clerk to F. Bustled, of the Pacific division whose headquarters will be at Souris. G. Erickson, superintendent-' at Cranbrook is transferred to the For- estry department..of the company. J. at Moose Jaw succeds Mr. Erickson at Cran- brook, J. G. Taylor, superintendent at Fort William to Moose Jaw to succeed Mr. Browulee. G. E: Graham, superintendent at Souris -is transferred to Fort ...William' and Al- lan Purvis, of goes to Souris to sucrod Mr. Graham. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO ESTjUJLISUED 1807 B. X. WALKER, President AIXZ. LAIRD, General A. B. IMXAUD, Superintendent of Branches Paid-up Capital, Rest, Total Assets, Brandies tnro'ifhout Canada, and in thr United States and England A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED COMMERCIAL AND FARMERS' PAPCA SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Deposits of and upwards received, and interest allowed at current rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever to withdrawal of the wiiole or any portion of the deposit. missed. Sunday special treasury of- ficer -Chance from St. Paul arrived adding to the interest. Bail was ap- plied- for and probably be ar- ranged on Monday. Tolton and Cos- five thousand each for kid- naiiping. .Foulkes did testify. Washington, Feb. secretary Reynolds said the'depart- Jnent would certainly stand behind Foulkes for the .alleged kidnapping.' the information Tolton and Casson -wont to the customs house and" not giving a satisfactory f account ot their- arrest folloVed. They would stand by Foulkes in any event. They have not details but .if it is shown that Foulkes in any way exceeded his au- thority he. would -be, disciplined prop- erly. The case was handed to the state department arid referred to the consul at Winnipeg. Whekt TKe trophy in Alberta. .nppleilieilled by STREE CAR JUMPED TRACK Fittsburg, Pa., Feb." persons were injured today when" a street car plunged over-a fifteen foot embankment at Weat Homestead, a suburb. The car was demolished. LUMBERMAN DEAD Ottawa, Feb. B. Pat- tee, a wealthy pioneer'lumberman cf this district, has died at an advanced age. NEW BRUNSWICK JUDGE DIES St. B., Feb. A. I. Trueman, judge of probates for St. John city and county, died suddenly. CALGARY CLARESHOLM IDMONTON HIGH RIVER .INNISFAfL BRANCHES 01 AJUBKRTA HAJfTON STAVELY LEAVINGS LETHBR1DG1 rUfCHER CREEK STRATHCONA MACLEOD rONOKA VEGREViLLfe MEDICINE KAT VERM! J JON WETASK I WIN LETHBRIDOE BRANCH C 0, K. NOURSE. MANAOICIt PAY To Our Subscribers: 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 paper's now and are not charging extra for the paper. Kindly forward ar- rears and oblige. Rersli! Printing Co. a cash prize of and a further and given to second and third men respectively. The compe- tition will take place at the Proi-irso ial Seed Fair to be held at Leth- bridge 18th, 19th and 20th February, ed figure of Britannia bearing a shield on which are embossed the Armorial Quaterings of the Province. The whole is set upon a silver-mount- ed ebony base around which are silver shields .on -which the-names of successive winners will be en- GREAT CROWD GATHERED Police Could Not Them From Kinf of Portugal's Funeral Lisbon, Feb.' was almost a riot this afternoon on the part of Ithe populace in the cathedsBl where I the bodies ol King Carlos and' the i Crown Prince Luii are lying in state. The crowd waiting outside for a chance to get sight'o! the mur- 4dered king and his son was so great j that the police were unable to close the cathedral doors at the hour ap- pointed for the beginning olxthe cer- emonies of the interment. is es> j timated that no less than per- sona were striving one time to mike -their way into'the cathedral. The police and the' gendarmes 'made futile efforts to drive this mass back fruin the It was-quite im- Liekeard, Ont., Feb. FKOM CROW'S NEST TO Iffi BOUNDARY Britisk CiUia Grub Carter te Cwisi for Victoria, Feb. pushed the 1 party the ;House "yesterflay a resolution possible to hold the people in check, i .pmons were burned to death i The yesterday by a the home of Lawrence Haaicke on the north side of Wablc river. The dead are: __ Mrs.. Nt-ttie .Christiana flaaicke, aged 35 yeais; Eva Marga- necessary to' caarge bsfore the peo- motion of the Opposition; ret, aged 11 years; Isabel Irne, dgedj ple W0tild move. There were no cas-' 5 years; Geo. Frederick, aged 6 years; ualties. Clarence Henry J aged 4 years; lunie Evlyn, aged 2 years and a new born baby- ME DROPPED A LOT OF COIN Well Known Toronto Citizen Lost "Much Money in Several Local Concerns ;R. B. Cock- burn, in giving hia own evidence in the suit 'brought against iim by 'Frank Arnoldi to .recover for defending him in- the police court ov- er the Ontario Bank collapse, told of his financial losses this morning. He'lopt all his. stock; it cost him He also lost heavily in the great fires in Chicago and Toronto, through injury to stock'in the West- ern Assurance company. _ He lost a year as hank f 000 a year from dividends, a -year as president of a "gas company, in ail ail income loss of a year. He told Arnoldi he'could not to pay tiny GAS AT CLARESHOLM? Herald leanied good today that gas, with a three foot-flame, was struck at Claresholm of Grnnum, have sold oui to P. Smith of Lundbrcck. D-i JOTTiNGS Kayihond, Feb." reopen- -vfr. Orcn, the eye specialist is at Brookhaven, Miss., Feb. got, the negro who criminally assault- ed Miss Wimias a young white "wo- man near here several weeks ago taken from the custody of the Jack- son military company and a posse of deputies today and hanged from a telegraph pole within less than. hundred yards of the court' house. He -1-, was to have been tried today for crime. The military company and posse were overpowered by a mob- of more than two thousand citizens. Several shots were fired during the melee and two members of the mob- were injured. Picgot reached Brook- haven from Jackson this morning iu custody of Sheriff Franlc Greer and under the armed escort of the Cap-, ital Light Guards, ordered into ser- vice by Governor Noel to protect the negro during th ctrial. When'tin? soldiers and- negro alighted from tfce- train the mob surged around -them and a fierce .fight ensued in -which fists were freely used. The ohiblvd tha members of J their guns. After five minutes fight- ing the militia started with the pris- oner to the court -house. The TOOD, Minard's whtrt. Linimeni McDuHec's drug store for a j reinforced and reorganized, made couple of days. other attiick, secured the prisoner. 'every-1 A son was born to Mrs. Tettit" of dragged him to a telegraph pole and Raymbnd on February 8. I hanged him. ;