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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD GROVER CLEVELAND DEAD Princeton, N. J., June to guests and that for many weeks j nouncement of his death today that j no attempt was made to take the for-1 Mr. Cleveland's illness had again as-j President Grover Cleveland died here at a.m. today. March 1.8 last, During the past winter Mr. Cleve- land has close to his home in Princeton until the approach of his GOT FIVE YEARS Hamilton, June Aroni, a Pole, was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary for amusing himself in shooting with a revolver nt pass- ing street cars. His defence was that I he was drunk when he iired at the i cars. mer president to his home in Prince-1 sumed a critical phase. The news j ton, only a short distance away, early of his death therefore came with j made it evident that Mr. Cleveland's j great unexpectedness to the public j condition was regarded as very ser- and it is believed to many of the i 5, 'Xhomas, June Patter- Anglicans Make BE ON ANNEXATION Big Offering CITY COUNCIL CANNOT SEE ITS WAY CLEAR TO MEET THE WISHES OF, THEVlLLAGE RATEPAYERS (From Wednesday's Daily.) i Pun London, Jum. iuc i an KILLED BY LIGHTNING ican Congress closed last night with u 1 muss meeting for women in Albert I Hall which was presided over by the Bishop of London. The day was On May 1st a report became current which was said to have come from friends o' the ex-president. Mrs her hu; spent in .son. Section toreman of the Grand, A thanksgiving service at birthday when he went to Lakewood one of the officers of the Equitable i Mrs. Cleveland was at home whonTrunk at Yarmouth Centre. A thanksgivmg service her husband passed away. The child- was siruek aud inslantlv killed bv j Cathedral was held ren are at the Cleveland summer home Hehtnine uijrht. He was 60 and bishT 'ron? ut He was a trustee of the Equitable life Assurance Society of New York City and up to the time of his going to Lakewood had attended to corres- pondence in connection with his du- veland was suffering from cancer of the stomach. This was promptly de- nied by Mr. Parker, secretary the trustees of the Equitable Society who afterwards acted for Mrs. Cleveland ties for that society. After he went j in issuing statements of the condition to Lakewood, however, he discontinued i of the former president. I at Tarnworth, X. H. Taft Shocked New Haven, Conn., June tary Taft was greatly shocked when, he was informed of the death of For-i president Grover TO SEE RUINS Quebec, June Grey and his escort now here will pay a visit to lie devastated citv of Three Rivers parts of the world walked in solemn procession and laid the offerings of their dioceses on the high altar. It is (currently reported that the fund thus provided may amount to At the special meeting of the council limiis increases the area last night, the special committee to civic imporvements; Ai'id whereas, the present limits in- clude an area, a large portion of which S.s in gn-iit need of civic improve- ments; 570' And whereas- the present revenues- Irenort ou the Staffordville annexation large devotional I1 reported that the revenue to be de- rived would all Taxes on assessment of hist year, at 9 1-2 mills Xviiei'Vvui'tCS CGii- nections that work and it soon developed that Mr. Cleveland was. suffering from an attack of digestive trouble which he had experienced many times before. Mr. Cleveland was attended by Dr. Joseph D. Bryant., of this city and Dr. C. Howe, of Lakewood, a special- ist in stomach disorders was called IB consultation. Dr. Bryant made fre- quent visits to the distinguished pa- tient at Lakewood. Mr. Cleveland Mr. Parker said that Mr. Cleveland was suffering from his attacks of stomach trouble and 'that was all. Death a Surprise Mr. Cleveland' remained at Lake- wood for several weeks thereafter and constant reports of improvement in his condition were issued from there. "I am very sorry said he, be there, "to hear of the death of Mr. Cleve- land. He was one of the really great men of the country and his passing away is a distinct loss to the Amer- ican people." Grover Cleveland was a native of j Caldwell, New Jersey. He received j About a month ago he had sufficiently onjy a common school education. He j recovered to be taken to his home in occupied a suite of rooms on the sec- ond floor of the Lakewood hotel., at auto- JLakewood, and was constantly attend- ed by Dr. Gardiner, the' physician at- tached to the in addition to the visits of Dr. Bryant. The fact that Mr. Cleveland remained a': the after it had been long closed Princeton, making the journey in an Yesterday it was reported that Dr. Bryant had been called to Mr. Cleve- land's home in Princeton. Inquiries made as to the reason for this visit brought a reassuring answer and was not publicly known until the an- J from JS92 to was admitted to the bar in 1359 and practiced law at Buffalo, where he at different times was district attor- ney, sheriff and mayor. In 1332 he was elected Governor of New York State and in 1SS-1 was elected presi-j dent of the United States as a Demo THE RAILWAY TO HUDSON BAY Total The expenditure annually: Canada and United States I Pumping water, estimated Police protection, one man Interest on cost of waterpipe i line, at G per cent. J Fire projection, estimated I Total visible expense 840 150 S2.7IO i No provision was made for side- Duluth, Minn., June i walks, lights or incidentals. Bryce, ambassador of Great Britain i The committee did not make any in the United States in a speech at recommendation as the disposal of the Commercial Club banquet given in his honor last night said: "Canada and the United States are the difference was a problem for the council to solve. The following resolution was forth- destined by the Almighty to be J vith passed TEHERAN WAR Many Casualties Have Been Reported Shah Weuld Not Be Bossed QUEBEC BANK SCANDAL Accountant Points to Roy as Chief in Loaning Transaction REBUILDING THE QUEBEC Financing of the Much Needed Line is Ex- plained friends. You have many "settlers in j the United States from Canada and in Canada we have many from the .United States, It is my privilege to try to prevent any misunderstanding' or fricaon between Canada and the United States. Xo British ambassa- j dor could have more respect and con- Whereas the extension of the city needs of the ratepayers within the- present limics; And whereas the addition of the vil- lage of Stafford will largely increase' the linancial responsibilities of the1 ratepayers, necessitating a reduction of expenditures within the city as now defined in order to provide for the demands of Stafford village; And whereas the first duty of Council is to-'the present ratepayers, and their needs: Therefore be it resolved that it is- m not advisable in the opinion of this, council that the petition presented by Lhe ratepayers of Stafford village bfe- granted. at this time and that secretarv-treasurer so advise the over- I ieer of Stafford village. COUNCIL LETS CONTRACTS fidence than I in that great and bril- liant man, Mr. Roosevelt who is hon orod and esteemed in Great Britain as he is honored and esteemed here. During the last four months four treaties have been signed that JANSE BROS. McDONELL WILL DO THE STREET GRAD1NG-CAL- GARY FIRM TO CONSTRUCT CEMENT WALKS (From Wednesday's. Daily) The contracts for the street grad- and the construction of the ce- London, June special des- St. Johns, June trial of Messrs. Roy, L'Heureux and Beau- doin. president., general manager and HENRY HOLGATE GiVES EVI- assistant general manager respective-' ly of the Banque de St. Jean, charg- ed with having issued false returns to the Government and with conspiracy to defraud, continued today before patch from the Teheran to the Times says that the killed and wounded in j Magistrate Lanctot. yesterday's fighting totalled seventy-j Joseph McLaughlin, assistant liqui- three casualties, being heavy among. dator, was on the stand almost all the nationalists. Several deputiesj morning, under examination as to were killed. The foreign residents are j composition of the black list. in no danger as the town is in the At this afternoon's session of the hands of the Kussian General Liak- preliminary investigation, Langlois, hoff. General Liakhoff, according to! one of the accountants declared that the despatch directed the operations j Phillips Roy had the upper hand in of the tribal cavalry, the Siiakhar reg- j the management of the bank with irnent going into the frav later, "Rifle regard to loans aggregating nearly fire lasted two hours after which a milli011 dollars. Langlois tes- Parliament buildings and adjacent' tified that although they had been buildings were bombarded at close! passed by the directors it was Mr. range, the 200'defenders of the who had been chiefly instrument- DENCE IN INVESTIGATION AT OTTAWA Ottawa, June 23.-The feature destined to overcome difficulties thatjment walks were awarded last night may hereafter arise between the! at a special meeting of the council. j United States and Canada. These are janse Bros, and MacDonnell, who the House of Commons was the re- introducdon of the public lands bill, I pro0f of the cordial relations that ex-! by the Hon. Frank Oliver, minister of Ottawa, June the continu- ation of the inquiry into the affairs i ist between these countries." the interior. The minister in his _ _______________ speech moving the second reading of j ._ -_ the measure, explained the provis- j F ITSt S IVclCCS ions of the bill and also dealt fully! with the financiiic of the Hudson have the contract for the Macleod- Lethbridee cut-off, were awarded the; remarked the Mayor. of the Quebec Bridge company yes-f terday afternoon, Mr. Henry Helgate, chairman of the recent commission, outlined what he considered would be) a good plan to follow in the reconstruc- tion of the bridge. The best way to rebuild the structure would be by a commission of experts, including a chief engineer and competent staff. plan for the bridge should be n up by the chief engineer and I Bay line to Fort Churchill. The meas- ,ure was afterwards taken up in com- mittee where considerable headway Edmonton, Alta., June fol J former contract against two compe- jtiiors, viz., C. S. Borup and Cazier j Bros. The successful tenderers ex- i pect to put sixty or seventy teams ou in a very short time and complete i the work speedily." There were five after the job of put- 'I11U11SC1U11. was made. Indications around the House today pointed to a peaceful settlement of the deadlock over the Aylesworih elec- tion bill. The leaders held another lowing is the result of the first day's racing at the Edmonton fair. The first .race was the green trot and pace. Medura owned by Pevertt, of JRegina, won in two straight heats. I tine in the cement walks, Marshall, _ i. v j Batcheller and Skarin, -of Calgary, the "You had better look out for your job, ejaculated Aid. Ives.. But the engineer came right back" with the statement that the 'uneven- ness of the crossings at Calgary and other defects had been due to the- officious interference of some of the aldermen. "If any alderman tries to interfere successful tenderers. Tiffany Co., of with this roadmaking, you phone for conference during the day and it is Time 2.30 and 2.31. San Toy sec- reported that considerable progress ond and May Hail third. has been made. The points of differ-1 e second was the 2.20 pace. The widest latitude should be al- lowed in the selection of engineers, j The should be chosen no matter bniidinc beinz scattered. afin bringing them an under- to what country they belong. Tiie looting which followed the firing standing and that the money, amount- was indescribable aad continued i? to about had been handed throughout the day. The Times cor-! to him for delivery to the borrowers respondent says that the behavior supposed borrowers. the troops including the Cossacks was I ________________ disgraceful. Peaceful citizens were! held up and robbed. j PAYING Paris, June despatches j received here from Teheran say that the fighting began about 3 a.m. and was provocated by a bomb thrown irorn the roof of one of the buildings among the Cossacks. The fighting j continued late in the afternoon many j "being killed on both sides. The Shah PRESS sent the Cossacks and artillery t j Surround the Parliament buildings as a result of Parliament's refusing to hand ever certain persons arrest the Shah had ordered. An TRIBUTE TO CLEVELAND As to the cost of reconstruction, Mr. Helgate said no one could pre- dict what it would be to any degree are of so trivial a character thai there is little possibility of failure in reach- ing an agreement.. Little Cora. Wilson, Regina, winning! first money with Second and Indian third. Time W. for Medicine j the returned the Aldermau; Sons, of Winnipeg, amid the laughter of the Council. "You bet, I promised the engineer. Marshall, Batcheller and Skarin ex- pect to have some men down here nn the job in a few days and will start in earnest as soon as the Calgary Fair i the bridge contractors, and J. M. Oldhain, of Lethbridge. The figures of the winners and Navin Bros., were than the bids on the same work last fall by i several thousand dollars. In the course of the discussion Aid. Mr. Oliver moved the second read-lfirst tvvo heats Unable to ing of the public lands bill which caused so 'much discussion last ses- sion. In doing so, he explained that get the time of the last three heats. The third race, -J- mile running race, was won in oi accuracv. an exciting finish by in all about thirty-two million acres! Sandfly, Clear Lake Stables. Spokane, close followed by Alta Spa A As to the proportion of the present structure or material j had been awa" in homesteads TTI, j i. There remained of untraestionahlv and Colonel Branston. Spa beat- j made that would be used in the new J-ucxt; itjncuaeu 01 _ i r ood land 175 million acres, of which out colonel B. by a neck for sec- bridge all would depend on the de- signer. Asked if it was a fair in- ference that :he poverument took all 120 million had been surveved. The Pnd place' Time Conservative VERY EULOGIS- TIC overnment had precautionary measures which it could jto as much as the Liberal have been expected to take at the! government had been able to give to time, Mr. Helgate said he would not j homesteaders. Hike to go that far. Hindsight was! Mr. Foster: "That includes settlers' always easier than foresight. The! lands in the railway confidence of the government, he add-] Mr. Oliver: "Yes." eel, lay in the fact thai Theodore Coup-' er. an eminent engineer, was in pjven The fourth race was the pony race J- mile, run in two heats. Blackbess! won both heats with Helen Band and! I Suffolk Boy second and third respec- j tlvely. Time by heats 28, This j I evening at seven o'clock the matinee! races of the Edmonton Driving Club! MURDER CASE London, June London rf, i morning papers print extended mem- cfficer accompanied by fiitv soldiers -.1 i t, >ones and portraits ot Mr. llevelancl requested the assembly to surrender l nve m agitation iiife refus the guard t to militarv i tOOK Dlnce. Class A u-ns Vi.- It was not the policy of the ffovern- Rancor McKonzie Time 'lio7 trt tri i _, a ,cnL to gnc land subsidies to rail- j Class B. was won bv Bob charge. Asked it the inquiry conduct- 1 ways bju in of the need o{ 1 134-5 ed by the commissioner was in the f outlet to Hudson Bay it was proposed I postmortem. Cranbrook. June STANDING GRAIN Entries for the Grain Fields Com-" petition in connection with, the Loth- j bridge and District Agricultural Fair must be made with Major W. B. liur- riett, the secretary, on or before July 1st. This is a very important branch of the exhibition and no doubt there will be a great many entries made as every one's crop looks a little better i than everybody else's. Forms Tor ap- plication may bo secured from Major The government as in pre- I vious years supplies the judge free of is a charge and the awards are made at Fair time. nature of Holgatei to put a mortgage on the western to Fort i MONEY FOR INDIANS replied that it was to a certain extent, j Iand, to provide, raihvav to Fon quire ir "We reasoned from effects to cause." j Churchill auction sale Michael Swedes named 'Axel Bergren, Gco. Kelson and M. Lund, was found by j A FASHIONABLE WEDDING" the jury empanelled ,by Coroner Mai-j London. June King Ed- landaine here' this afternoon to en- ward and Queen Alexandra smiling quire into the case of the death of from their private galleries Rooney, .formerly a black- Jeiin Reid, daughter of Whitlaw possible to produce an economical de-j instructions. An hour or more later before the troops had taken any ac- tion, a bomb was thrown from a roof among the Cossacks. It kiled two horses and did other damage and clreated a panic owing to the absence -.a- m, i i t. i i ablv placin oi officers. The latter nurrid back aad were fired at while passing, from the roofs of two buildings. The Cossacks were ordered to return the fire and there was a lively exchange which continued for three Later ar- tillery was sent into action and kr-pt up shelling the assembly buildings fur several hours. uela are made without bit- terness. The Daily Mail says Cleveland will stand out in history as one who has achieved his popularity by invari- the interests of the na- tion above those of classes, however, influential. The Morning Post says: ''Clove- for tht- bridcre. Our Exhibit At the j ing that ho had been held up by two Tiie ancient chapel, one of the few men on the C.F.R. track close by and; remains of the old palace of the Tu- 1 anplied to all tli.1 west, but this rear! lit i, to a district bounded! DONT LIKE IDEA by Moose Jaw and Calgary, the inter-i -sT- S-.- June trawler j robbed of his watch. A number oi dors, in which Queen Victoria and several oi her daughters were married was prettily decorated with for this, the most fashionable of re- land was one of the gr--at men of his The Lethbridge exhibit for the Do- I rninion fair left on the local todav national boundary and Battle Creek.! Wren- captain John Smith, arrived atj Swedes got a hand car and went 1 Mr. Oliver explained his position. HeiCanso from Scotland, and will j down to Jo-yell's camp, where they j insisted on aid for the construction' fish in tht> Gulf o{ St. Lawrence wa-1 charged the murdered man and ano- i oi a Hudson Bay line, but if the Hud Local fishermen do not look j ther named Kelly with taking the j son Bay railway could, be obtained! wilh on the introduction of this I otherwise he would nor. insist, on a broader pre-emption or pre-emption at morie ill. Bit-mark's breadth of view and more than Bismarck'.-; honesty. As presi- dent he did not lift a finger for the Democratic party but nu.-r-.-ly served the United States. He was the .-trong- London, June special to the j ost ruan who lived in the White House from St. Petersburg says that' the death of Washington." the Russian and British n-prcsenta- _____ time. He had Bi.-mark's strength and i lor Lalgairy in charge oi Alci. Ilutton C. P. R. MACHINISTS watch. Thc accusation was furious- ly denied and a rough and tumble fight started between Rooney, Ber- gren, Nelson, and Lund, in which it cent weddines in London. WAS OUT OF WORK Port Hope, Ont., June Mr.Herron: "Will your bill provide-1 Moose Jaw, June evidence! tir.d H. Morris. The exhibit of for the whole cost of the presented at the conciliation board the Irishman. the natural resources of tho district. There will be all grains, hay and alfalfa. J- there will b and railwa tivcs at Teheran have been instructed! Berlin, June most of! 7, to remind Prince Zilles Sultan of his newspapers confine themselves promise of loyalty toward thc pros. u, a of Mr. Cleveland's career, ent sovereign find to acquaint him of of tlu-ni high tribute t-> the determination of the two powers in their editorial columns. to keep him to his promise. With the i The Neiu-ston Fachrichten snys exclusion of this possible danger of gained renown amon civil war, it is hoped that the situa- partisans and adversaries as a stain- tion will be soon cleared. j principled patriot." The Tag Blatt "Mr. Cleve- BANK TO SUSPEND was lhe jdf.sty, quiet, fearless, honorable, St. Hyacinthe, Que., June typt. .whid, directors of the Banque De St. Hya-; jmo cinthe, after a protracted session, de- j clared this morning that the institu- tion should suspend payment pre- liminary to liquidation. The bank has over a ton and measuring i-iv.- i d cind.s (.if v..-i-y fresh exhibits of sira.w- j the 2 ing. Mr. Oliver: "Last year's bill did. "j this morning was largely a repet.i-. A further reason was given for pre-jtion of what has alrf-ndvbfon ,i ,v dition f Umcr. will be a feature. word on co 'Ction of the country covered by i jsts is necessary for successful farm-inioi Thus the pre-emption clause would make it attractive to settlers, i especially among American settlors, Winnipeg. Two witnesses, machin- rlstoke and Calgary, They related the :rievances there. is not denied that the Swedes kicked j Wallace, a moulder aged 45 years of Toronto, out of work, xvas found dead in a shed at the rear of the Queen's hotel yesterday. He had'committed suicide by drinking carbolic acid. When Bergren and Xelson were pull looney, thc latter lay limp j and quite unconscious on the ground. He was carried into the Jiunkhouse and left there apparently without as WEEDS CAUSE DEATH A POOR PROPHET wheat, oats and Ilax will bo lanfis that would not otherwise at-1 Halifax, June Charles Tup- SHERMAN IMPROVING Cleveland, Ohio. June 25.- At 0.30 a capital of and it is un-ja.m. today .-itltjiidiiig derstood that its difficulties are large-j Congressman Sherman said his tern- ly due to the, fact that it became em-! pernture had slightly and that barrassed with the construction of of the patient continued thc United Counties Railway, in j favorable, which a considerable amount of its funds are tied up. Washington, June honors will be paid to the memory of Ex-President Grover Cleveland by all branches of the government. CANADIAN IS PRESIDENT Montreal, June S. Vaughan. assistant to vice president C. P. R. has been appointed president of the American association of master mechanics. ed in larpe si.ufns. boards tulliner ihe Two larfie natural resi _ tion would be justilifd it th-.-re were no J facilities of the .-if will I Hudson Bay nulwav to be built. Il .s oi uit w.n f ,r. nii thi.-, bill passed, added Mr. Oliver, all tf n u.rujerjn K his n-siffnation as candidate for PC- On Thursday last he was .conveyed to the Cranbrook hospital where he tiled on the following morninp. The upper portion of the skull was pro- duced at the .inquest and showed that a. portion of it three inches long by two inches in width had been Chzitham, Ont., June -Donald" county. Jn the letter he says he kicked in upon the brain matter. The for railuavs. Child Drowned At Coleman Teheran, Persia, June city quiet today. All the bazaars have CANDIDATE SERIOUSLY ILL bcen The people are more Cleveland, Ohio., June gressman James Sherman, the Repub- orderly and the situation seems to be well in hand. Many arrests wore June MacN'ac, aged live, son of Andrew was drowned at 8 o'clock this morning in the creek here. GOOD FOR CARSON Kingston, Ont., June Sergeant Major Carson, of the Royal Military College, has headed the list of tiie graduating class and has won a commission in the royal engineers. He is Kingston man, lican nominee for vice president is made yesterday, seriously ill here at, tho of Kx-Governor Herrick, but it is ful- ly expected by his physicians that lie will recover. FINE SIGHT AT ST. JOHN N. B. Si- John, N. B., June 23--.U 10.30 p.m. a brillian meteor flashed across tho sky lighting up the city for a moment, almost as if it was daylight. Tl liovei'eu, a ball oi pufplt: ligliL in the. east and burst making a sight of great beauty. BLAIRMORE WON Blairmorc, J unc impossi- ble happened hero today when Biair- rnorc won from Frank at Trie score was JMair- more's game from thc start. Frank's imprcgnablo look easy r.n Blairmore's lineup was .is lollops: McLaren c, Irighain p., Fin lay M.? a- rcn Cook ib.. M'n-pny Ad- ams s.s., Lyons r.f., Gilroy c.f., Par- ker U. The verdict finds that the man came to his .death from anmries re- ceived at: thc hands of Dorgrcn, Lund r.nd Xelson. The accused will be at once arrested on thc coroner's war- rant and brought up for preliminary hearing at Fernic. Johnson, one of thc best known resi- dents of Harwich township is dead from blood poisoning, caused, it, is supposed, by poison mustard weed getting into a wound in his finger from the prick of a thistle. TRIED TO SUICIDE Montreal, June Fletch- er, 32 years of age. Englishman, dis- couraged because he had been out of work for five weeks tried to commit suicide early this morning by swal- lowing a dose of medicine his wife had obtained for treatment for her eyes. Fletcher was removed to the hospital. He 'will recover. SPANIARDS JOYFUL HaX'ana, June: school ship Nautilus the first Spanish vessel to enter a Cuban port since the relin- quishment of Spanish sovereignty over the Island came into the harbor of Havana yesterday, and was hailed with enthusiastic expressions of de- light by thc entire Spanish colony. Many thousand Cubans joined in the demonstration. IT IS FICTION ALL RIGHT Berlin, Juno book, the title of which is and the author of which writes under the pseudonym, of Parabollum will be published hero today. It depicts phases of "The approaching War" between the United States and Japan in which the latter is shown as invading America .without warning, occupying the Pacific coast, states before Washington is aware of the outbreak cf hostilities. 1 i 1 1 i w I i Cunningham stated that the faulty- sidewalks in Calgary were due to the interference of the city engineer who- would not allow the contractors to- put in the expansion joints they want-. ed to. "And he got fired on the head i ;