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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Herald VOLUME  LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY �, (MS. NUMBER' K. ORCHARD SAYS HIS CONSCIENCE IS CLEAR Man Who Testified in the Famous Haywood Case Writes a Letter to a Detective OMppfe Cm**, Colo., J*d 9S.-D. 0. Scott of this city j*o�iv*d a tett�xjc>e�,� *>rc*�* of TJ crimes, and would not go b�ck oa . one thing if by so f resulted in their acquittals. Tfce letter in part fcs as followe: '-.*T:a� tryjjsg tcllseep np as well as I eaa, ribut fe*l very sad ait times, Bat never once have I ingrelied that I have cokl the truth and ataaV a doing t could snvT> my life and have my liberty. I know that I, have been released from grwrter bonds than those that bind inc. I do not feel very kindly to those of you who Keiftn to appreciate what I have done to bring many of the dark deeds to light, as I foul that society would be in u better position to protect them-solves ami cvt-u though the real nun responsible go free, perhaps we Jaave done much good. I know J have got a clear conscience now as I know you look up to my God and sincerely..say I have' mart* all the earthly restitutio* wthin my paw ei\" COLD AT WINNIPEG fWaatern Associated Preae.) Winnipeg, Jan. 87.-The temperature here last night was 90 below which is the coldest snap yet during the present unprecedented mild winter. Only twenty,other .points in the West aa officially reported show temperatures below aero last night. FREIGHT SHEDS BURNED (Wtsttrn Aeeeclated Preae.) Humboldt. Bask., Jan. 97.-The large taught -sheds erected here by the C. N. R. were burned to the ground with all contest* yesterday morning. The lots is. about eight thousand, -',.\ . MAYOR WAS ON THE FENCE WeuhFnt Coess iBe Winner in Medicine Hat Con- " CONTRACT FOR Q. T.-P. Mayor Henderson, when in Calgary last week, was interviewed by the Alberta,, as follows: . Mayor Henderson, of Lethbridge, who has been in the city for a couple bt days, returned home on the south train yesterday evening. Mr. Hender-. son. has been, a resident of Lethbridge since 1883, in which year he built the flwt building, in "Coaldale" for. the Gait Coal company. He has always been closely identified with the progress of the eity and was a member of the first town council in 1892, when the town was incorporated, since which he has served four years at the'council board. At the last election he was elected mayor of the city. - When, asked as to business condk tioas in the south, Mr.Henderson said that he never saw business better in Lethbridge. The city is always-assured of a large payroll each month from the coal mines and* the railway and the splendid crops of. the past season in the surrounding districts have added to the prosperity of the city The starting up of so many towns in southern Alberta has made Lethbridge � the distributing, point for a large territory. When asked as to. the politic*! situation in the Medicine Hat constituency, Mr. Henderson was very reticent as to the prospects. Both candidates are good men and are the strongest that the two parties could have selected. A� it,is a new constituency and as yet has! not been thoroughly sited up, it anyone's election. � Mr. Magrath is an old timer and has been closely v identified with almost every movement for; the progress ef southern Alberta and will poll a strong vote. ' � Mr. Simmons has, since his election to the provincial legislature, made New York, Jan. 25.-The engineering Record published- here has a dispatch from Edmonton stating that Foley Broa. and Larson, of Winnipeg, have been awarded by the Grand Trunk . Pacific, contract lor the construction of a hundred and twenty milea of line from stt miles east of Edmonton to Wolf Creek at figures running between $40,000 and $60,000, or between five aud six millions for its contract. AMERICAN TO JUDGE (Westsrn Assaciatsw \jPraea;i;*'-" Ottawa, Jan. 25.-Prof; Horatio Parker, of Yale University/where'he has^ been profesor of music since 1804, has accepted Earl Gjrey's invitation of judging, musical productions in connection with Earl Grey's trophy. Sir Squire Bancroft, -of London, who had accepted the Governor General's invitation to judge dramatic section, cannot come to Ottawa owing to the" illness of Lady Bancroft.: Fifteen entries have been received. ST. MARY'S BRIDGE WAS BURNED CAPE COLONY ELECTIONS London, Eng., Jan. 83-The result of the Cape legislative council'elections so far is as follows: , South Africa party, eleven; unionists, five; and one independent. TO BUILD JAW MILL Witt lists it Will SUM Eu^jr A| (From Tuesday's Dai.'y) It. L. Chavles, of Said TUake, managing dimfctor for the Wayterton Oil, Land and LumbeAco., is In the city investigating as to the advisability of erecting a saw mill on the river bottom just below the city. This is Mr. Charles' first visit to the city and he expressed himself as being very favorably impressed with the climate, conditions, and prospects of our province. In his opinion there, is decidedly a sufficient field her* to warrant the establishment of the mill. At preMcnt the uompany.'e mills are in the mountains but when the proposer] mill is ready for operation Uj� Joge will be floated down th� filly Itiver and sawn here. Mr. 'Charles said that the .company have a -limited supply of timber and he thought this district would require the entire output- of the mill. Work'-will be commenced in the spring and the hiill will be-in operation next fall. TWO MILLION FOR SEED To be Loaned to Ifeslern Provintes BY THE DOMINION skrtfMjt Wl st Tales ts Iks Last �f : Manners FOUR MILLION FOR SEED Report from Ottawa fey. Way at Nsw York (Western Aseeociated Press) Winnipeg, Jan. V.-K New York dispatch received here this morning aayaJt.ia^announeed that the Ottawa government has decided to set apart four million dollars for the purchase of seed grain for Alberta and Bas katchewan. ADAMSON BLAMES EVERY- THI1\\ ON THE GIRL (Western Associated Press.) Ottawa, Jau> 28;-Another stage in the mjRotiat'ona (was reached today at a meeting to discuss the financial phase of the seed'grain supply for western farmers,'* held in the finance minister's office.* Those present woro lions. Fielding and F. Oliver, J. A. Caldcr, W. It. Motherwell, and the deputy minister of ..^agriculture for Alberta, George Hartourt. The amount of, money is not yet known but it is. not. likely to exceed two million. The 'propossvl is that the Dominion'shall make atloan to the provinces taking bonds of the lot ter for security. ..Thin is done, because the Dominianscnn .borrow at lower rates than the .provinces. The latter will expend*/tho;necessary sums for seed ant} delivery, first taking first mortgage on the farmer's land. This will enable thorn: in clone touch to see that the distribution is confined only to those. who need it and to prevent abuse. � . SETTLER FOUND DEAD (Western Associated Press.) Humboldt, Sask., Jan. 97.-J. Schuster, a settler north of here was found dead on the trail three miles from this town yesterday morning. He was walking home end b ing the worse tor liquor, died lrom exposura., i GREAT ADVANCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOL ATTENDANCE (From Monday's Daily.) ;-TW�0. P. U. westbound traffic is all topsy turvy on account of the big bridge over the St. Mary's river being put out of use yesterday.'In somo way fire destroyed nine benches of the bridge and it will be at least Wednesday before traffic is resumed between hero and Macleod. The trains fur the present arc com (wiled to go around by way of CaJ gary. Men *r� * � Bigamy Pleads rnor's r�joM, and see letters from Ross' mother, now'in the possession of the It. N. W. M. Polios. / ' absence � for thr�e months.- � I A motion that the delegates to the Tells About the Will Dim in Her Favor by the Late Jas. Kejres (From Tuesday's Daily) At tho sittings of the Supnanae' Court yesterday afternoon tho croas-examination of Violor : McOulro.. by  Mr. Harris was contlnxxM. Conaiil-erable evidence was brought out * �� show the condition physical and qttmt tol of .fame** Koyca during and afuw av ^prolonged period of* drinking! It * Wa� shown-' thatrKeyea iWben peHtj^g-�; over a. iiel>aut-h always thbugntrai* School Trustees Convention receive: was going to die.' SooMtlnieaytoia the thanks of the Board for. their at- j friends inducted him to go up to Mr*., tendanas and report end that their-Bouck's to got him away from liquor^ (From Tuesday's *3spttpfla tlUa month wttrs 09: Pupil* removed, 0. mavking anVisKfrasMe of Mfc fwpiln. The enriilli-n and averaaviattend-anea for the' srtveral departnsnta of the schoola were att follown: . CBNTBAL aCHOQIi. Enrolled Average PICNICKING IN JANUARY expenses tm paid wma passed; Tha' application of Mian cbarman for an increase in salary wan referred to the school management commit tee. Samuel Jones was given a salary Jof $50 a month an oaretakar of Want-in proper forpi and binding and ba* 1 minstar School: | been advised that !H wi*:';'This--- and give him a chance to sober'np-Mr. Ives- gavo evidenbs that he had been called in by Mr. Bouck to Keyes just a fear; days 'before the, letter's death. Kcyes had;showed aim the will, and asked'him if It LETHBRIDOE BRANCH c. u. K. NOURSK. - Hanaoeb To Our Subscribers: Look at (he Ubel sod remit us the srnount due on subscription. Our subscribers in the United States should keep in mind that we have to pay postage on. their papers now and are not charging extra for the paqgr. Kindly forward arrears and oblige. Heraltf Printing Co. Mian ftdbb ...... Mian McCiure .. Mies McKay .... Misa' MeOonaMd Mias B. Addy .. Misa joslyn ..... Mian Fursa ...... Miss-Sherman .. Mr.: Brandow .. iMtas" Bennett ... ! Mr. Morgan ..... Mr. Hamilton .. .80 4B 48 44 48 47 at 42 38 21 13 9 WESTMI.VHTEn SCHOOL � � Mian Kiiuiiburgh...... 49 93.53 Misa McCulloch ......... 43 84:06 Miss Ki'mmons ............ 41 82.71 Mr. Davidson ............ 83 27.00 The total- enrollment at Westminster School  year ago this. January was 78. The twenty-fourth of January or any day in January is not generally supposed to be the most suitable time for- a picnic especially in the frosen regions of theCsnadian Northwest. Where by conijhon report in Other lands, the country treeacs up in October and remains locked in the arms of the frost until the sun is high in the heavens in May or June. Of "course, such reports have never been true, least of all in the present season. Many have' been the proofs 32.tR of 11 this. Perhaps a picnic party on 48.78-the 24th of January is something-is 89.1.7 a'most remarkable incident. 85.83), YefiterdayiOM. Hatch with two 38.72 land men, Messrs. McLeod, of Minnc 87.o8 .wauken, N. D., and Wardrope, of 87,80.Xeeda, N. D. drove about twenty-five 83.10 .miles into the country and when 23.20 lunch, time came they unhitched the 10.88. ..horses, took out their lunch and sat 11.37, on the ground with their coats off 8.80 to,have some refreshment. They say it was too warm to keep their coats on. The visiting gentlemen say that coming from North Dakota, such an experience was certainly a novelty. The management of Wesley Church the will that; gave -axil ,'Keyes propar- for tim Use of TO RELIEVE R.N.W.I.P. Ik Prtttsa Wffl Take Orsr Jaw asi (Waatarn Aassaclatad Preea) Edmonton, Jan. 28.-An act iwnow going through Alberta legislature un der which tha "local government �� takes over the control and Jurisdiction of jails and prisons throughout tho province, at -present under tha direction of tho B.Jf.W.M.P. Owing to the rapid extension of tha frontiers, police roust confine their duties almost exclusively to patrol work and for this reason thoy have asked the govern-( mont'to take over tho administration I'atiye, nothing harsh or sickening, of these institutions. j Taken at the "srieeze stfltfe" Preven- tics will prevent Pneumonia, Hron- MAY SUCCEED TAFT (Wastern Associated Prase.) Havana, Jan. 2S.-Governor Ma-goon nailed for Tampa yesterday morning on revenne cutter Hatuty. The 'governor expects to return to Havana in February. There is nothing special concerning the purpose of hia trip to Washington, but many think he. will not come back but will succeed Taft as secretary of war. There is a rumor that Consul General. Steinhart will be appointed provisional governor. To' check a cold quickly get. frora your dragwjst some little Candy Cold Tstblets called Freventics. Druggists everywhere are no\� dispensing with' Prevontics, lor they are not only safe but decidedly effective and prompt. ProventiTbe following accounts wens .received and ordered to be -paid: O. Hopkins.......................... Steinbsrger Hendry Co..... Win. Taylor ........... ........... J)ora E. KimmocB .............. Jas. Ashcroft ................. Manitoba Frae Press............ Wm. Oliver ...... ............ ..... Albnria Hail way u Irrigation Co................... ... Hick A Wakely ..... ...... ....... J. D. HiRinbotham a Co...... Herald Printing Vo. ........... City of Lothbrklge ....... Howard Case a Co, ............ .J. J. Johnston .................. City ol ljethbridge ............... E. J. Hill. &� Co..............., The Scc.-Treas................... L. H. Fowler & Co............. Southern Alberta Sews ......... $10.35 9.00 .'.' 2.25 .... 6.00 .85:85 1.50 . 3.00 SO.25 .60 8.40 8.45 8.36 .75 9.00 .'20 8.50 2*.18 1.50 #1.00 EMPRESS'S MOTHER DEAO Tokio, Jan. 27.-Lady Shoin IchaRO mother of the Japanese empress is j dead at 80 years, of age. chit is, La Grippe, etc. Hence tha name, Preventlcs. Good for feverish children. 48 Prevcntics 25 cm>*. Trial boxes sold for 5 cts. Sold', toy, all druggists. ' TWO YEARS FOR ROSS Mas [Cbrgd With Rooscbreakiif Gset ts At the opening of the Supreme. Court this morning Charles F. Boss was called on for sentence. His lordship told the prisoner that ho had read the letter from the mother of the accused, and so far from bearing out the prisoner's statement that be hud sent money to his mother, it appeared that his mother had been sending money to him. Prisoner was accordingly given two years in Edmonton penitentiary. MOUNT ROYAL PASSENGERS St. John, N, B., Jan. 27.-The steamer Montreal with the passengers from the Mount Royal arrived today four days overdue. It had a rough passage, ty to Mrs, Bouck. Mr.. Ives: had frequently spoken to Keyes as tie paan- � ed and sot him at wor*7 and"h�d obw canvassed him tor'his votn dur-s ing a political campaign.'' _ The;'fa�eT- -view had been, satisfactory. ' It �alao ' came out \n evidence that'Keyes'will. � had probably been drawn by-*nios.:(^ Murray, thon a clerk in ciinybeato As.  Ives' office, and' without;' reajreaca'to-iiis principals. , Georgo McLean gaW: evidence that he had som Keyes ' frequently, *a�il.-  had advised him to leave liquor alone or he would kill htmaeit: Keyea bad y said that If *1�o died a'll'rhis'prope*ly . would go to Mrs'. Bouclr'.- In croaV' examination by Mr. HarriB it came -' out that the ptaintiif Hose had inter- ' viewed him in lAAruary laat'-'and'got information regarding ''Keyes/'Bas* ; had also talk�d wlth^Victor-Me-Guire concerning Keyes, hnd in each -case had ke{>t a momoriihdunt of.-.the conversation. Several incidents anrt conversations that the witness had with Keyes ami evidence'of Keyes �-mental condition similar to that given by previous witnesses vas' glveo4 At" the-request of Judge Beck-Mrs./ , EsteUa Bouck ' was.-next called aa a'^\. witness. She stated that shu came from South , Mountain in Dundas County, Ontario, about nine miles from tho homo of' James Keyes. She had got Keyes will: Just before the latter went awuy in December, "1S06.- ' on a trip to the-Coast. Ho died about two iraeks after his 'return: t* Lothbridgo. Kcyus gave wKness Uw will in his own house, and she had kept it until niter Keyes' death. To His I.tirdship ' wVtnctis stated that Mr.'--Bouck know Keyes in the oast and had brought him up to their place. Koym nfterwarda came up frequently on Sundays and whenever ho was sick, Ho gave witness a -horse and* rig that lie valued at S800 fn April, 1.00t>, .his reason being .that ha knew witness wits fond of horam-Mr. Boucic was present when Keyes ' gave 'witness tho horse end rig. � He was sober at tl^it time.  Kejcss had been at "-Hikes' house abaut two weeks at tho tune he made tho will: in her favor. He remained there, (or a week alter making the will.. That. whu tho first time he nod. been at witness' houwe when he had .'beon:.ob: a spree and ho was there about three; times afterwards when ho had been drinking. ;