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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta V.' TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME M. LITHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY 18, IMI. NUMBERS J. W. WOOtF WILL NOT MOVE Cardston's Member Is Going To Remain In Alberta (Special to The Herald.) Cardston, Jan. W. Woplf, M.P.P., came in on yesterday's train from u trip to the Western States. of the Herald called on him immediately, relative to Mr. Woolf's leaving Canada. When asked the question he re- have no intention of leav- ing Alberta. My home and all my interests arc here, and I simply went to see my son, who is attending a university in the south. I have tra- velled over all of Canada, and the the United States in TELEGRAPHIC Fifty new cases of. cholera have been" reported in St. Petersburg in the last 24 hours. At the request of an influential of graduates of Oxford and Cambridge, Lord Wm. Cecil, sou of the late Marquis of Salisbury, is starting on a long trip to China iu the interests of missions, aud to enquire into the most suitable site for an educational mission, on Christ- ian lines in that country. In a biting snowstorm off the Long Island shore, the schooner Swallow, of St. John's, her crew were lost on Saturday. Edmonton retail merchants are talking of organizing an association. Evidence oi the wholesale scheme for smuggling Chinamen into the United States from Montreal was dis- covered ut Montreal today, whe-a Grand Trunk detectives found ten Celestials ensconced in a car booked as theatrical scenery, for Albany, N.Y. The Senate Commission on Commerce has reported favorably the bill introduced .by Senator Frye, .of Maine, requiring all motor vehicles to carry life preservers. AWELLKNOWN BROKER IS MISSING Likely That H. Darrcl, Of Toronto, Was Drowned Toronto, Out., Jan. ly alt hopes for the safety of H. F. Darnell, the well known broker of Colbourne St. were abandoned this afternoon. The last seen of this pop- ular young man was about 1.15 yes- terday afternoon. At that time Frank Ward and a companion were nearing the city having walked across .the past year, and no part is pros- Bishop McQuade, of Rochester, as well as Southern Alberta, so far as I could see. The excellent yield -of wheat that, we got here is not equalled any place I have been. It is true we need another railway, but we will soon have one here. And you can say through the columns of ihc Herald I am here to stay." HUGE WEDDING CAKE. Chicago, Jan. is said to he one of the largest wedding cakes made for use is receiving its finishing decorations today at a Chi- "hotel. It will be sent by ex- press to Hamilton, Ont. The cake is nearly six feet in height, five feet in diameter at the base, and weighs practically a quarter of a ton- It will be served at the wedding of X.Y., died today. FOUND DEAD IN BATH TUB the Bay from Centre Island. About two hundred yards from the shore they met Mr. .who was head- ing: towards the island. Having safe- ly crossed themselves, they anticipat- ed no danger and beyond passing a greeting, nothing was. said. Since then, not the slightest trace of him has been found. In all probability he started to walk to Hanlan's Point to take a look at his cottage there as he has been accustomed to do a cou- ple of times every winter and went through a hole in the ice and was drowned. Peculiar Crime Committed In Seattle No Apparent Reason Seattle, Wash., Jan. With their heads submerged with water in. a tub at tiielr home, 0. L. Sealey, Iowa, to Miss Aileea Davis, of Ham- an attorney, his wife and daughter, V WANTEp A STATUE BEHDE SIR JOHN A.'S Jan. the will'of the latfe John Cannon, of Leeds township, a sum of was left for the erection of a bronze statue of 'him in the City Park, Kingston. He was a bachelor. The estate- is valued at Brockville solicitors suggested that the City Council should refuse to accept the legacy, as deceased wat wholly unworthy! His sole desire was to have a statue of himself erected in the Kingston City Park -along- side that of Sir John Macdon- aid. BIG SCANDAL IN SARN1A, ONT. Young Minister Brings Much Sadness To Homes GAS A. M. Grace Makes Some Interesting Calculations COAL NEAR WETASKIWIN. Wetaskiwin, Jan. Coal has been discovered in large quantities a short distance south of Welaskiwin, and a large area has been acquired by Ontario capitalists. At one point where a shaft has been sunk, the seam is at a depth of seventy-five feet, and is eight feet thick and of a good quality. Mr. Gunn, the man- has left for the East, and will return as soon, as possible with .a ilipn. January 27. There are to be 600 guests at the wedding reception. Young Man Libe! Sister? Winnipeg, Jan. -some- what remarkable circumstances Dun- can R. a boy of 19 years, at- tending the Agricultural College, a .son of J. C. Stuart, one of the most residents of La Riviere district, was brought before Magis- trate McMicken, charged with de- famatory libel. The person whom he is charged with, libelling is his only sister, Miss Maggie Stuart, aged 21 years. Stranger still, Miss Stuart and her brother Duncan are the two most intimate members of a family of seven boys and one girl. The history of the case is most peculiar. Last August anonymous letters were received by a number of residents -of La Riviere. reflecting upon the character of Miss Stuart. Her father. asked the Attorney-Gen- eral's Department to make an in- vestigation. Detectives were sent out 10 look into the case, and the result was that the charge was laid against the brother lady. The of the libelled young information was sworn out by John Mackenzie, provincial detective. Tariff Reform Overshadowed Jan., Young, who has many important 18._Sir George been engaged on roval commissions -tmrt-who has been to an a visit to his- son who is one of the attaches of 'the embassy there, was in Toronto on Saturday night and in an interview emphasized the fact that the tariff reformers no longer occu- pied the position they did in the old country. Other questions loomed up and supplanted the tariff question in the public.mind and although reform- ers, .had been victorious at the bye- electibns> he did not attach a great deal of weight to circumstances. Sir George snid, "the Conservative party is undoubtedly converted to fiscal reform, but how- far they will bo succcsstul it is dif- ficult to say. They have with a ma-: 'jority of 300 against them in thej Commons, tremendous leeway to up at polls. Should _ in at the next general elec- majority would probably bo small and no doubt in that case Miss Rene, were found yesterday b; Seibell aud _Guy M: Smelcer. Sme! cer was engaged to marry. Miss See ley, and Seibelt was a .friend of r.-th, family. Mrs- Seeley and'daugbte had been murdered with blows in nicfecl with some blunt instrumen thought to have beeu a hammer Seelsy had been drowned, accordin; to Coroner .Snyder. Seeley and fam ily came here more than a year ag fireman, Van- couver, -head aad -Tight hand" cut; Louie cb'.ef oh diner, Van- couver, chest and "injured F. Burns, mail Vancouver, bruises; R. clerk, Van couver, slightly .bruis'ed; R. J. Herbert, mair.'.- Vancouver, slightly pas- senger, Wanessa, "right hand cut Mrs. G: passenger, Wanes- sa, head bruised; Elsie Mooheyj pas- senger, Wanessa; left "leg" bruised Alshpuz. Handary; passenger, West Fork, B.C., shoulder .and-side injur- ed; W. Aj Baghell, passenger, Ver- hon, bruised Wilkins, 'passen- ger, England, shoulder and back" in- jured; E.' ;D. .McLeod, passenger. Stcmoway, right -kneeI injured; Mat- thew Perry, Queen's Bay. B.C., left, hand, F.Macey, pas- head and -L.. Hillcrest, left hand and side in- Wm. iAldrich, 'passenger, Mil- waukee; J. W. Burnes, head EASTERN HOCKEY. Montreal, Jan. de- feated Quebec 7 to 6, Shamrocks were defeated in Ottawa 9 to 7, in the professional hockey games Satur- day. In Toronto the inter-provkicial amateur game resulted in a victory for Ottawa Cliffsides ove A.C. by 8 goals to 6. Fernie, Jan. District Ledg- er regard to the state- ment in the Frnnk Paper that all the district officials are members of the Socialist party, we beg to state that F. H. Sherman is the only Socialist on the District Board. The Socialists, as such, no part, in the late district electipriS. With regard to dissension in the ranks they were never more united than at the present of the Capitalist press notwithstand- ing. Napoleon Dorval, manager of a branch of tho Union Bank of Can- ada, at Ottawa, is dead. A LARGE FUNERAL. The funeral of Geo. V. Hinueber yesterday afternoon was largely at- tended. Every "Oddfellow" in the city and a number from Taber turn- ed out and took charge. About two hundred members marched in the procession from the hall to the Pub- lic Cemetery. Rev. A. A. Lytle, pas- tor of Westminster Church, officiat- ed at the service. The employees of the Dallas Hotel sent a beautiful floral tribute, a wreath composed of chrysanthemums and lilies of the valley. The staff at Hoselton's bar- ber shop and H. Nicholson also sent wreaths. This was one of the larg- est funerals; ever conducted by a lodge in the city. The following were the Haley. Elmo Fraser, Mr. Trwin, of Tabor Lodge; Messrs. Stoclo, Elsworth and! McLean. cut; :Joseph. passenger. The score card'in A. Bmehet's ex-j Battleford, leg bruised hibit of Red Fife showed a score of! Mary.- passenger, Oko- 7S.'> points. This was an error. It'toks, Alta., head and. hip injured; should hnve been added to show i Miss Tene Dickspn, passenger. Swift 89% points. As the reports will be Current, head Mrs. M. .Ma- published in bulletin form, we trust son, passenger, New York, back in- thnt Mr. Bruchet will be given his jured, right- arm bruised; Mrs. Pipy- correct standing, This wheat was wiak passenger, Vancouver, side in- grown from the wheat that took the, jurecf; Richard .Clark, .passenger. sweepstakes at Winnipeg Fair. Keep Lethbridge, .hip bruised; E. White- eye on what'this exhibit will do head, timekeeper, Vancouver; scalp at the Provincial Seed Fair at Cal- wound; L. Bird, passenger, Arm- gary. strong, right ..knee and head injure.' SCENE AT TABER AFTER THE FIRE THERE A WEEK AGO. ING TOWARDS TABER HOTEL.. LOOK- ;