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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. LCTHiMlllOI, ALT A., THURSDAY, JULY t, It II. NO MAN TO HANG FIVE MEN KILLED IN COLLISION ON THE GP.R. IN THE FAR NORTH Water to Flow ftdenr lut hj tt Pcdfy far tk Cme Vancouver, B. C., July A spe- cial from that Ned El tors, murderer of David Bergman waft yesterday sentenced to e The trial waa commenced on' Mou- 'day before Judge Craig. and a jury of six men. _ At the. trial it was shown that Bergman, who was mur- dered for a belt of gold, eleven miles above Selkirk early in June, had made a desperate struggle for his life. Kacloced. by 'dense forests, up- on ruggcxl ground, carpeted with leaves, his doom.' The murderer had hidden the 'victim's bo- in a hollow, under 'a canopy of willows. The boots protruding lead to "the discovery. Evidences ware] forthcoming to show that life ruth- less criminal had stood by and over- come hia victim with" a, merciless fire from two rifles. Six ''bullets had struck. the head of Betgman. Four had entered his skall. 'One giant ed from the top of leftside of hit fceaci while the sixth pierced his cheek and nose. The aria was pierced with a ball. That, death did not result sooner was due to the fact that the rifles used of small calibre. EmiL Anderson, the .man who Bed Beveral parties having inquired ol the Herald why irrigation waist WM not in the littctMs, a tive (A paper weut to the A. R, 4 I. Irrigation Co. offieeg aud was in- tamed that the water will be in the tomorrow. The floods last month did more dam- age to the 'ijratem than WM at first thought aud ever since T. If. Evans has had lazfe gangs working day and night repairing the breakage. While these' operations 'were on it was ne- cesaary to shut ofl the water. It was thought, that the water would be 'on last Saturday but a break uear Kipp postponed it. However, the water will be turned on tomorrow and will be here in a very short time. CLOSE TO MEDICINE HAT r Crow's Nest Passenger Train No. 22 Collided With a Light Engine Three Members of the Crew and Two Passengers Instantly Killed Four Persons Probably Fatally Injured Seven Passengers in the Hospital Three Cars and the Engine of the Passenger Train Went Into the Ditch Cree Indians Starve in Montana SHARPESARE ON PARADE Furies Ufa Fran the htcne Beit Ebor, Man., July travelling fanatics led "by Jamea Sharpe, halt- ed for the day' about four miles south east of this town, alongside a small slough on Campbell's farm. Tine day was intensely- hot, and the _ frooilhe, scene t of the crime with a Liu ,pariicular suffered acutely -in. con- bullet wound in the jaw told the dra- matic .story- of Elfor's giiilt. CREW RESCUED Watertown; July' two-mast ed schooner Acatia, o! Kingston' Captain Siin'monds, w'as driven ashqr of the Hull Electric Railway. sequence. During Jbe day they cov- ered about ten miles, stopping for dinner at 2 o'clock. They wera too tired to proceed and unless their horse in better condition-by, morn- ing-they will not toe able to out. Behind them the' country is returning to its normal state of calm and as they will have a 80 miles of prairie, practically unde- veloped, reaching the jnain line .there is Wttle possibility of there gnat agitation. .The question of'the food supplyv is which may 'worry the leader be- fore the" trip is" covered caravan, which the lotw home is dragging, is already -heavily loaded with the tents, bedding and. cooking of the outfit, leaving but littleT to spare for the route- they buy provisions from .the farmers, but it is difficult to sug gest whit-they will Uv the. thinly settled districts. (Special to the Herald.) Medicine Hat, July 9. A terrible wreck occurred close to the city this morning and, while it' IB difficult to obtain complete all information at hand leads to the conclusion that the casualties are extensive enough to make the disaster one of the most- serious in the his- tory of the Canadian Pacific Rail- way in. Western Canada. Early this morning locomotive Xo. 702, light, started from this' city for Coleridge to take the Spokane Flyer east to Moose Jaw. On its way down just east of the local yards and near the hill, where serious wrecks have occurred before it collided with the morning passenger train from the west oh the Crow's Nest line. .This -train; -No.. 22, was run- ning two hours late and the col- lision is reported U> have taken place at 8.20 o'clock. Up to the_ present 11 has beei impossible to learn who is to blame for the light engine an route of travel not only betvveer England and Australia but betweor Europe and the _ Canada had advantages of geogra piiy in this matter. Vessels of th a voy on 22 immediately behind the en- j Lusitnnia class A1 number of Lethbridge peo- ple :qn. "the tram amongst .them being the bride and groom Air. and Mrs. Ormund and Mrs. G. A. Stevens. An atuiosphei'e ot giocini surrounds i.hc entire city''today in consequence of the shocking news received, last evening of the death at Glacier, B. C., "of Kiss Helen Hatch, the -eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs: George M. Hatch.' Hiss Hatch 'an- enthusiastic mountain climber and on Friday uight- last "left "Lethbridge with Mrs. C. J.; Eckstonn and Miss Lucille Eck storm participate in the meet in the Alpine Club at Itogers PassXon the main line of the C.P.R. close to the C.: P. Ii.' resort at Glacier. J'Jtt' may be mentioned that last year Miss Hatch gained the distinction :of -climbing the Crow's Jfest Mountain. Early last evening Mr. Eckstorm' received a his wife stat ing that Miss Hatch had met with'a severe accident and the worst wasv feared. Ah hour or so later the graV" est fears-of the family and'the friends m this city were "realized when Mr. lOckstcrm received another iiiessage announcing that Miss'Hatch had 'suc- cumbed. The telegram intimated that Miss Hutch-.had a simple stum- ble evidently while mountain climb- ing and the shock caused heart fail- ure resulting m1 her death. The re- mains left Glacier at 12.40; today- und are expected to reach Lethbridge tomorrow'afternoon on the Uocal. no death in :thc history of thin city has occasioned as much gehuihe sorrow. Miss Hatch a clever and accomplished- gjri and was strikinglj- Ijeautiful Though of a dispositibn, every person' who knew" .admired' :the -beauty of'-her character' and An Easy Win for the Hat has been missing since Monday and relatives fear that he is- the 'man reported having jumped into the whirlpool rapids at Niagara Falls, on Tuesday night. WILL NOT RUN Carson, Nevada, Preston who Ts in the- state prison for murder and who was for the presidency byv the Socialist party has declined the 'nomin. sttion'." It is thought he acted'on the advice of his attorney ag he is will ing to be a candidate and stated that he fully to be nominated. 5 TAFT78 BROTHER Vancouver, brother of the" Republican United .States preai dency; is" fwrth Mrs. Taft and a party of Jriehds. He expressed him- self as certain of his brother's elec- tion. Mr. Taft is also sanguine o! resumption .of business activity af- ter the depression. He depreciates any .suggestion of man- ipulating the financial stringency. COL GOFB WON CONTES1 STEAMER RUNS ON ROCKS Halifax; 8, July line steamer Articola from Manches- ter for Miramachi struck a rock off St. Paul's Island in a thick fog last night and is fall of water. The crew saved. The steamer be a total .wreck. Calgary, -Alta., July Gas City lacrosse team beat lie home team with a acore of 7 goals to 0. The battle went again the home team last night and not in a casual way either, for the team was horse, "foot and artillery and other things which go to make up a good lacrosse game. There was no saying grace. There was no evil-eyed referee to cast the blame upon. There was no weakened: team; for it .could not be tetter. There was nothing to it but the demon warriors from the Hat, who our men to a stand- still and having progressed thus far, proceeded still further and played them off their feet. TEETH YOUNG NAN TODE Be Swallowed Tbni aad Hood Poisoi Set h Rev. Dr. Pringle Preaches Politics OXFORD WON London, July heat Cam- bridge by two wickets in the annual j teeth removed from the stomach but London, Ont., July S.-Wohn Steph- anson, a young farmer, is dead from Mood poisoning as a result of swal- lowing false teeth eating sup- per. He was operaUni upon and the Ddegatiu Frw St. CathenffesT "July cablegram has been received by- B- McLaren, president of the board of announcing that his son-in-law, Wilfrid L. Pepion, lord mayor of Leeds has been knighted. cricket match at Lord's ihis alter- CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE New Castle, N. B., July Donald Morrison, speaker of the New Brunswick Legislature was nom- inated by the Northumberland servatives today to oppose W. S. .Lof- Benver, Colo., July Demo- cratic national convention is mark ing time so far as the nomination oi candidate's and the adoption of a platform is concerned and is passing through the stages of organiuitioE and throca of frcmied demonstrations Today has been marked chiefly by enthusiasm. The essential develop iiients of the day were'these: Two sessions of the convention were held the first at noon, producing a Bryan demonstration breaking all in duration; the second at 8 o'clock tonight, being the culmination of ihc struggle over the credentials o? the Pennsylvania delegation and the su- premacy of the Pennsylvania leader, Colonel Guffey, who has been de- nounced by Mr. Bryan. When the committee on resolutions met at ten o'clock today the sub-com- mittee was still unprepared to make a full report. gie, M. tions. P., at the next federal elec- Elephant Saved the Man's Life blood poison rtsulting in death. Edmonton, Alta., July pro- bably the first time in the history of the Presbyterian Church here a poli- tical speech was delivered from the pulpit in the church last evening by Rev. John Pringle, D.D-, Presbyter- ian missionary from the Yukon terri- tory doing the preaching. He read extracts from several letters sent to the Dominion Government at Ottawa. :4nd told of his interviews with Laur- ier. Sifton. iEulock Oliver and others on tho state of affairs in the Yukon and the harmful plan of giving men positions because of race and relL gion. His remonstrances -he states were regarded and when it was final ly decided to investigate his corn plaints he refused to proceed because he believed he was going to trapp- ed. Pringlc closed by an expres- sion of the Ixjlfef that the people ot Canada, were getting restless under the present administration. ofv the Atlantic; in "days1 biiV the commercial success of these ves; sels'wiis hot yet established and per" haps we .would have to be satisfied with vessels of 20 or 21 knots whiel wotild make the trans-Atlantic voy age in five days. Transcbntihenta] railway service would be made in fivr days or better. As to the service on the Tacific Siy Wilfrid said he hoped twenty knot: would be feasible but perhaps V knots service would be as much ar could reasonably, be looked for: government; he said in conclu her untimely .aroused _ MARRIED WOMAN SUICIDES Fort Frances, July Alfred Allen, a young married woman living on Church street committed suicide this afternoon acid. by taking carbolic New York. Jnly to the Times Worcester, .Mass., says: "Clarence Maeombcr with 20.- OOO otber spectators was watching the swimming antics of a troupe of etephanU in Lake yes- terday afternoon. tumbled j Intc. 90 .fact of water when Jenny, the largest of UK elephants, seised him by the arm as he was sinking the third time and carried him ashore where she delivered him safety to a policeman. LOMBARD GIVEN DECISIVE BEATEN ROOSEVELT TO TALK Terre Haute, Ind., July or Parker, Republican county chair- man, anoanced tonight that President Roscvelt would come to Terre Havte for an ftdrem during the coming pres- idential campaign. Calgary, Alta., July a round iMttie, perhaps the fastest-that has ever been seen in Calgary. rter retained his claim to the Light- weight Championship of Canada defeating TLombard. The battle went the fifteen rounds but it was cor.cHi sive. There was no room for argu ments. Lander never showed to better advantage. His wonderful quickness. 'broken parents' arid sisters in everjr circle Jh the city. Miss'ITatch was born Tini-r Mont., 'and 21 years of age.' She graduated from the High School there wi th the highest honors into' the -University of Missoula. She had been living '-in' for 'tK6 last couple-' of years. Besides her father and .mother she leaves three sisters; Eda, who has bean Attending the Un- iversity of Missoula. Judith1 and Phyllis. Miss Hatch had been a mem- ber of the staff of the Union 'Bank for some months. Number Building Permits Issued sion, was. noityet prepared to submit any concrete 'scheme but simply de aired- to be io''approach New Zealand'on the subject so that whatever was -'agreed- to miglit b: presented to; Parliament on a late; date. Replying on behalf of the Opposi tion said seem, to "be as confident upon thii- matter as-he had been at the imper ial conference. Credit for the all-reel line scheme did not belong to Laurier En 1887 Conservative government had presented proposals to Parliament for improvement by means of ocean communication but these had .been opposed by the Liberal Opposition Of that dny, including Sir Wilfrid, Sir Richard Cartwright, Sir Louis >avies .and The idea of the line from Britain to Austral- a through Canada found expression at the colonial conference of 1894. In 13% the Tupper government made a contract with the Allan line for 20 knot service on the'Atlantic but this was repudiated by the Laurier govern-- ment for an absurd contract with an English firm and thc resxilt .was that we are still without the fast line. BODY WAS FOUND Kenora, Ont., July body'of i man found floating liear L the ihore of the Winnipeg River, by some. boys, who were fishing near that point yesterday. The remains have been identified as that of A. Foster, an Englishman who is sup- posed to have committed suicide by Irownin'g last June'. CUT DOWN TAFT BANKER Lincoln, Neb., Tail banner Streteheti across the street Twelfth street which has excited the wrath of maty Bryan sup- porters here was cut down mid- night tonight. Not Likely to Support Bryan New York, Mdvin O. Pal- Ihwr. a of the executive com- mittee of thc Independent party and considered one of the spokesmen for Wm. Randolph Hearst, said today that it waa not likely the convention- of the Independence party to be held m Chicago the latter part of the Month, would endorse Bryan. his remarkable footwork were thel r marvel o'f the crowd present. He was inclined to mix it up a little more than on post occasions, but he was none thc looser that, which leads many to believe that Lauder would be a jjetter man under straight rules than wnder thc clean breaks un- der which he is now working. Lau- der had the better of nemjy every round. It would be fftir that only in perhaps one round did Lombard have The following Iniilding permits have been taken cut (luring tho past days; G. A. Dsivis. brick residence, Bartlett, C. .11. Bowman, brick stores, Crabb, W. R. Virtue, brick rcsider.ro. Coutts St. C. W. Gray, brick kitchen, hound St., ?200; P. W. Barton frame residence. London Tlnad, FATAL FIRE IN TENEMENT New July Iwoman burned, to. death others were seriously hurt in a; fire, in the four storey apartment house at 319 88th street this afternon. The" dead wo- nan was Mrs. May Smith. TO MARRY A WIDOW London, July Earl of Clan- arty, according to the Daily Mail MANITOBA GETS MORE TERRITORY to marry ow. a wealthy New York wid Nelson and Cans to Fight RAISE BIG FUND London, July Daily Mail's fund for the entertainment ot the vis- iting athletes now gathered here for the Olympic games has reached 000. San Francisco, July Xclson Joe Gans last night s5gn- any advantage. Men who watcned cd .articles for a finish fight to, take the. imttle closely were divided upon! Place at Ely, Nevada, on ttry Pbcd Praiiice this point. One authority gave Lorn hard the advantage in one round, five rowmls which he declared to he even. and the other nine could safely be described r.s Ladder's rownds. 7th, weights 133 pounds at thc ring- side. The men agree to split the purse, winner loser DISMISSED THC COACH Boston, July C. Lathrop for 30 years coach of the Harvard track team has been dismissed as the crimson's coach by the Harvard athletic committee. No reason is as- signed for thc change. Ottawa, July the House of Commons tonight Sir Wilfrid Laurier gave notice of a resolution in rcgiud to the extension cf thc Boundaries of Manitoba. Boundaries of Ontario are also be- ing extended to James Bay and Hud- son Bay. The province of Quebec is jrlven Ungava territory. The eFTect of the proposed legisla- tion is to place the York Factory and Fort Churchill both in Manitoba GOOD IDEA Ottawa, July City Coun- cil will open negotiations with the telephone and telegraphic companies to have the wires in the principal streets placed underground. CANADIAN GRETNA GREEN 'Windsor, Ont., July for the halt year ended June 39, show a new high water mark for weddings in Windsor, whose tame as a Gretna Greer, continues to spread, apparent- ly. From January 1 to Jnlv 1, six hundred and seventy-two rotrriafes were ;