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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta The Price of Hats Stock -previous to "Stock- Taking at the New Year CA.COOKSLEY. Parlor ,ia old- Bank of Montreal Bldg. Bfttpath St. Lethbridge. DR. P. W. TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Block. to to p. M. 7 :30 to g JO p. in. 68. s 132 DR. G. G. CRAGG PHYSICIAN AND ffigitthothtuu'B Drug Store 125. Houw 94. 9 to 11 a.m., 1.30 4.90 p.m., 7 to 8 p.m. VEMD WRATH ON CHINAMEN A Chink with a hammer, a false tauraut. had. lunch, and bought some cases overturned, gowdK littered ab- report of death, and a good-sized tobacco, tendering payment, with j out and general ruination carried the riot, were the three events around other coins, a Canadian place. which the main excitement Uhristmas tide hinged in of the with a ring in it. Chinaman re- fused to the coin or to give .the The nxvxt poia-t was the Alberta restaurant, acio1--.-; MKJ street. The year. The celebration was not change after deducting the price of j Chinamen there huei locked the- door exactly of the on earth, good the, lunch, the tobacco being returned, i and hid down collar. The will to men" order; in fact, it was Moad said that the Chink chased him crowd, which by time numberecl Dr. F. H. Mewburn very much otherwise. A broken Ix-ad out of the place witii a butcher-kniie about five hundred people, the .greats ___ i broken dishes, and broken windows and he laid information with the po-iest uumbcr of whym mcrelv the evidences, of the most excit- lice. When thb ease. called, how- j spectators; proceeded to put% stones A. W. McVittie Dominion Lanc( Surveyor Will devote hia entire tiine during tfce summer to laying out new iovnutes. Contract piicea on application'. at the Coaldale Hotel, Lethbridsre. Synopsis of the Grazing Regula- tions for the Provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. Kedpatli St. cor. Burdett. Hours Before 9 a.m., 2-3 p.m., 7-8 p. m. 2.30 to 3.3U ji. m. Telephone 41. W. S. GALBRAITH, M.D.C.M. (McGilD PHYSICIA5, SURGEON 9U Kedpath St. not appear and it was j through the Similar treat accordingly discharged. 'imeut was accorded Fong's res- SCKXJE II. The injury sustained by Smith did not "appear to be very serious. Tha skin on the top of his head was brok taurant. The large crowxl gathered at the restaurant near post office but Uie wise counsel of Magistrate Humphries and -the counter attrac- HoUT8-Before 9 a.m., 2-d, p.m Gracing" leases or Dominion waHablc for agricultural purposes be secured in that portion of Province of Alberta, lying Soutt Xortaern boundary of Town- 38 and in the por- of the Province of Drs. DeYebet Campbdl Physicians and Surgeons block. 'Phone'143. Drs. McCiure Stewart SUBGEON DENTISTS D. Higinbotham's new block. Office to 12 n. to 5 p.m. ing: t hue spent in the city for iriauy a year. The hero, though it was all un- known to himself, was Harry Smith, the manager of the Cameron Farm. about seven and a miles south of tlie city. It was he who got knocked on the lW vKh hammer ture afid hg dM not" to suf catch the'cowboy on the buckskin inthe hands of a Chinaman, was i fer- Vwy ffreatlv_ He went hoihe I pony prevented any damage being- he who was reported dead, ami fc Lppapeuth: the worso o] done. was the of his death that caus- 1T" i the iracas. However, between sevep ed thtj riot. The storv is told in five i ana hall-past last evening the en but there apparently no frao- i't1011 of Counted 'Policeman trying i WE SELL LOTS Without an excuse for any one of our prices, because each price is the lowest for which our specially selected lots can be sold and twenty different ways at least. cummt of which is Correct as the relat- lhe or was there, at the time. SCENE I. About midnight on Tuesday Harry 'Constable Hose was on the scene'at the Columbia almost immediately af- he had died as a trtr" the started, Being un- How or where it aWe lo haildle the crow'd alone lie started, nobody knows but it certain- ly created excitement. Chief of Po- lice Parry immediately went to 'phoned the office and flavor Gal- brajth. as" soon as he saw the i of the disturbance 'phoned j Smith and some friends went to the! Smith's home and ascertained that jthe ACountCld Police, swore in a lot of Columbia Restaurant dale Hotel block for lunch. Smith was very much alive and enjoying his i ordfr-M tlM? waiter to give hands Christmas dijiner. Tn meantime, I a lunch saying he would pay for it. j the report spread. The city was full ordered to hurry up. the Chin- aman it ..seems .'got abtisive ami order in the Coal- the report was absolutely false as he stwcial Constables and made a speech to the mob- short time the police -had the Chinami'-i nd him. Immediately .another Chink, rushed with a claw-hammer and would have struck him again had not the blow been taken by one of the other men taking the blow on his of men who had not been -working j then occasional- stones went Tor twenty-four hours and having j through" the -windows being thrown taken on board nior-i or less liquor fellows back hi the dark behind ripe for anything that crowd. The Mounted Police gath would give some excitement. four fellows into'the wagon for SCEXE III. jbeing drunk'and disorderly, but no 3 LOTS On Hospital Street for Terms to suit C, B, Bowman Agency CALL AND SEE. there was a spontan- eous movement to clean, out the sup- posed murderers of Harry Smith and Pandemonium reigned for j t _ out a minute. Without waiting for the lunch, the party went, to the police station and. reported the mat- ter with the result that in a few min their fellow-countrymen. Fortun- was no recognized leader one was caught throwing sjtones or otherwise destroying property. By -ten o'clock everything -was quiet and f one of the most unfortunate and disgraceful affairs in the history of of the mob. which soon assumed !Lethbridgt5 u'as It: is large proportions, or every Chinese j ate that of Money to Lend on Town and Farm. Property Steep-grating permitted on jxrrtioo of tile tracts above refer- to. A. map showing the sheep districts may be secured on to the secretary i the i Higiiibotham Block, Letkbridge C. F. HARBIS Baniater, Advocate, Ifotary Public Office Oliver Block, HAMILTON YOUNG Engineers and Surveyors utes, John Les and Jim Lee, were j up before Magistrate Humphries, re- manded until Friday morning and re- leased on bail_pf S50 each." From the conversation of thosa who were in the party and from oth- ers who were in the restaurant at tie time, it seems there was absolutely no provocation for the assault. A SIMILAR OFFEXCE This is the second time recently that these Chiaamen have been in trouble. On Nov. 27, Frank Mead. railroad man, went into the i GIFT TO THE PASTOR place in the city would have been wrecked before the police could have stopped it. The first point was the Columbia JRestaurant where the iracas of evening before had taken place. A gang went into the, place, told the .waitresses to vacate. went through to the kitchen and into the dining room and proceeded to demolish ev- erything in sight. The Chinamen were roughly handled but finally es- caped. In a few minutes the place was completely wrecked, dishes vere a foot deep on the kitchea floor, tab- stone- throwers were apprehended as such actions deserve -the severest penalty of the law. There will doubtless be large bills for damages" presented to the city from the owners and prop- of the places' wrecked Tha properties damaged belong- to Henderson -Downer, R. E. Sherlock and Win. Oliver. -Their losses will reach several hundred dollars. It was the opinion around the cit3" this morning that the city would have to pey all the damages but the city solicitor informed the Herald that he was under a difleren-t impres- of Interior, Ottawa, j If. W. CORY. Of the Minister oC Interior. -3f, UmautAo riled publication of 4am will not be paid Ictfabridge. Lodge N o. 2. in KnijiJifi of Hnll every 8 o'clock. Visiting breth- A. B. MISS B. K. HARRISON. Graduate from Alma College, in Piano, Jane 1904, and post grad- uate June 1905, is prepared to take pupils in Piano and OrgaiL and also to teach Oil Painting and Physical Culture. Kesidence Kedpath Street. BBjLNCH JEtEBEKAH LODGE, NO, 2 Vwta in the Ttninbtd of Pvthian HaD Md Wednesday. J. Stafford, w. c. Annie Dalies Kec-fcec. tart Stir of Lethbridge, No. 8095 A. solve the prob- Resklence and stable jloni which is. to na- j.uions alike, bu'l in which Japan ov- TAYLOK, luJently not intend to di.scrimin- ate in favor of hor ztlly's coiony. W.W.COKY, Deputy Minisier oC the Interior publication of this adveiiisoment will 7iot be paid for. wait; upon Kughes, and in- sisttMl that lie take steps "to compel Mayor 'JloOIellan. of York-City, On and after Dec. 28 we will conduct a solely cash business. Our patrons will kindly take notice.' We have to pay cash for our goods and cannot gel; the money unless'we adopt, a cash business. LI, 12-6 3w .y t charts .should and the to enforce -the closing of the theatres putiition promised to submit thorn. on Sun flay, concerts The so-called sacrcil especially denounced. Governor Tlughas asked that distinct Public opinion of t cal'unions in their a w-ekly rwst day. ;