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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL i. R D A Y t J U L Y 111! NO. 177 CP SL Branch Line to be from Calgary to Lethbridgc Without Delay THE MAJORITY WAS SIXTY TWO CAMOIOATC PRESIDENT Canary, J uly Tfctt AlberUh "Any ..news today'.' aakad Mr. vVIJliaw of Toote, Feet 41 Co., by an Albertaa Mr; Toole, "I have Juat heard the beat piece of that time and it not and particularly the towna of Calgary and Lethbridce. "Mr. Denntft, asalstaat to Second Vice-President Whyte of the C.P.R has juat been notified by Mr. Whyte that the company, realizing ihe nec- essity for railway facilitiea in the territory eaat of the Calfary a Macieod line between Calfary and Ivethbridge, are putting a party the field to make the final location of. the line, between thean In the early part of ..the aaaaon Mr, Toole made very careful trip of in- spection and reported to Mr. Dennis on the extraordinary developooeet that section of the country, pointing out the large number ot that were already in there awaiting trans- portation facilities. Mr. Toole in his report also drew attention to''the" Crts Al Id report the sent a party ol en- gineersthrough the territory and U now being followed up by an- other party to; finally locate the kne. Mr, expresMtf ,the opinion Uat this action on the part of the company shows that tbey are alive w> the situation as the final location of this line will without doubt be followed by early construction. Now that the line is assured Mr. .Toole says that the greatest developmant in connection with the settlement of Western Canada will take .place in the territory under discussion and in five years, from how the quantity of wheat and other grains from South- ern Alberta will be shipped from Sou them Alberta- will make even the moat optimistic atop awl think. This information was given Mr. Toole in view of his making such a strong and unsolicited report to .the company, urging the early construc- tion of this line and also because he vice president of the Calgary Board of Trade and that organiza- tion has .been taking. a very active part lirgetting further'railway facil- ADEPITTATION AFTER THE Ottawa, July a majority of sixty-two, the majority of the session, the Commons tonight af- ter an all-day debate, endorsed proposal of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, aa formulated at the Imperial Confer- ence last summer, for an all-Red Route. Sir Wilfrid's af- firmed that Canada is prepared to as sume her fair share with New Zea- land, Australia and Great Britain of the necessary financial obligations to make up the-required annual subsidy of and empowered the go- vernment to enter .into negotiations with the other colonial governments looking to consumation oow Island has a family at Leith cotland and J. D. McGregor has abled the sad news and asked for instructions. All of the men who ere killed were widely known liroughout the city mid Messrs Nich- Ison. and Twohey took a most nterest in civic affairs and were prominently identified with the B. if L. frequently represent id the local branch at large conven ions. Operator Skips Out Operator Ritchie is now known jto lave driven south to the boundary eaving the city a couple of hours .er the accident occurred. t The first session of the inquest was icld by Coroner Smyth last night, when the bodies were viewed. Chief Despatcher Claude Mansfield ;ave evidence to the effect that the tial Contest Denver, Colo., July Jennings Bryan, of was nominated for the third time for the office of. president: of the United States by the t Democratic national convention at 3.40 o'clock, this morn- ing amid scenes of frenzied. enthus- iasm. The result came after an all- night session 'which was kept in a constant state of turmoil up to the moment-when the Nebraska leader was proclaimed the choice of the. con- -vention. The nomination was made on the first ballot the vote standing: William J. Bryan 892 12, Judge George Gray 59 1-2, Governor John- son i. The -announcement "of the vote was the signal for a wild demonstration, equalling in duration -the record breaking dismay on Wednesday afternooni greeted- first men- tion of MrJ Bryan's naiSii in the con- vention. The scene-within the am- phitheatre at the moment of the nomination was of stirring animation From pit to' the dome the vast build- ing was packed with -ten thousanc people thinned out in the remotest galleries after hours of waiting through the intense discomforts of a hot night. It was a great spectacle of grand proportions, tier and and gallery on gallery- of animated forms, women in white, the men beiow, many of them coatless, miri- ads of fans fluttering to combat the stifling heat and close atmosphere, the long pent up exuberant multi- tude ever ready (to spring into fever: ish outbreaks of enthusiasm and everywhere the blase of flags, bunting and patriotic devices and the envel- oping folds of Old Glory. The crowd moved into a wild ec- stacy at the mention of Bryan in nom- ination ami again when that of Gov- ernor Johnson of Minnesota, was pre- sented, but these paled before the culminating outburst of After the instariatton of'the offlcere a sumptuous banquet presided over by W.M. A. 0. Keaser, was served to which ample justice was done. A very pleasant hour was thereaf- ter spent in.son- and sentiment. as announcement of the Nebraska's actual nomination was made. The whole assemblage rose en- masse, waving flags, handker- chiefs, newspapers, hats 'and coate, anything and everything that hands could lay upon to wave or hurl into the air when a sound poured from these throats in exultant yells, cat calls Trith the First Spans on Big Bridge ed, roads, the in the district- are not in the direc- tion they wish to travel. It. raifcans that they, will hunt their way with- out anything but theni. r the furnishings of the hotel will considerable.. FELL DOWN ELEVATOR Montreal, July Louis Cloyne, 13 year old office bosr is dead from injuries received yesterday -by fallin down an elevator in Gran Trunk Railway general offices. The work on the big bridge made rapid jrogress this week. By warwhoops, tpnight the first; three spans of the added, din of- shrieking steel'work will be completed and the horns, .the roar of megaphones and the strains of the hand playing.an exultant anthem. With the return of order, state after stale which had at first recorded its vote for Johnson or Gray, fell.into line with the over- mastering calm and the nomination was made unanimous and by acclam- ation. When New York was reached the announcement of Chief Murphy, "Seventy eight votes for brought out a wild outburst of en- thusiasm. The convention adjourned at 350 this morning until 1 p.m. af- ter having been in session continu- ously for more than eight hours. Fairview, Lincoln, Neb., July Win. .J. Bryan in the midst of his hmily and one or two close friends tonight listened by telephone to the wild dentonaimtion which interrnptr the speech of I. J.-Dunn, nominat- ing him as the Democratic candidate for president. He heard the voice of Sergeant at Arms Martin, the mus- ic of the bands and the voices rais- ed in song, by the magic of clectri-. cily and refined acoustic, he was part of the convention. Mr. Bryan said, "I am very much pleased wilh the platform. It is clear, specific and strong and I am grateful to the committee for the work they nave done in staling the issues. I am sure that the platform will greatly sUlngthen us in the fight upon which we are entering." wormen will be ready to start con- structing- the immense traveller to be used in putting the balance of the bridge together. A good deal of the material for this monstrous machine has not qet arrived and it will take a month with every condition favor- able to complete it after the material is at hand. U.S. Troubles; in S. America clearance given Engineer Nicholson by H. B. Ritchie operator gave him warning of trains No. 74 and 7f but did not mention train 17 with which his engine collided. It wag the op- erator's duty to have entered this train on the clearance as one which had not arrived but if Engineer Nicholson had consulted the train register he would have ascertained this to be the fact. The inquest wag Adjourned for one week. Leonard Black, brakeman, is the only one of the injured who is in a dangerous condition. The dead JAMES NICHOLSON, engineer. ROBT. TWOHEY, engineer. PHILIP MILLETT, conductor. W. J. ARCHAMBAULT, baggeman. HOWARD GRAY, fireman, All of Medicine Hat. JAMES GRAY and DUNCAN Mc- BACHRGN.'of Bow Island, formerly of Medicine Hat. The SAMUEL ABDUA, Letiibridge, leg broken. HARRY THOMPSON, Medicine ITat, arm scalded.. PHILIP G. MENGE, rancher, Ta- ber, bruises. C. J. VICARS, expressman, Medi- cine Hat hand crushed. BIGSUMOF MONpfAKEN BY BAb ROBBEftS C.P.R. Freight Shed Entered and Safe r- f or Police Boys Must Tell 1 About Tobacco Lapas, Bolivia. July details received heru, of the revolu- tion in Pcruguny state that while V fighting was going on in Asunsion an incident occurred which" might had a most serious result. The Unit ed States Minister Edward C; O'- Brien, desirous of preferring bis good offices in order to prevent further loss of life approached the head- quarters of tlio Revolutionists and was .fired upon v the government troops. Discovering their error the troops ceased firing and an officer hastened to give explanations to the minister who 5s convinced that the act was unpremeditated. r Washington, D. C., appointment of Scnor Ottawa, July the Senate laftt- nifrht the Bill to restrain the of by small umfer 18 was taken op antl stands for third reading. Amendments Accepted forbidding boys to chew on afreets and compelling any hoy foundSrUh tobacco to tell where he got it. The bill to amend the Rail- Act was read the third time. Fourteen Men Likely Killed Cologne, July wooden scaf- folding of the new raJlroad bridge is under construction, over the Rhine at Cologne, fell this morning carrying down with it about forty workmen, most of whom escaped drowning by keeping themselves afloat on broken timlxir or were pick- ed up by boats. Fourteen me'n are missing'nnd it is certain they have been killed or drowned and ten are lying in the hospital dangerously in- jured. Spur to the Royal Collieries SHOOTING AT BfSLCY Bisky, July most import- ant match of the CMympic rifle con- test, the international team competi- tion was started this morning at the 900 yards range. The Americans made the high score with OB, Sweden was second with folowed by other teams with scores as follows: Eng- land 419, Canada 41J, France Nor- way 3W, Greece 3M, Denmark 375. The conditions for the match were far from ideal the sky being overcaat and the rain threatening. A breete of 30 miles an hour ww blowing. NO OPIUM; MORE JUDGES Ottawa July the House of Commons thu morning Hon. R. Lem- ievx introduced a resolution declar- iiig it expedient to prohibit transpor- tation or manufacture, of opium for other than medical purposes. It was greeted with and ,a bill was introduced to five effect thereto. Aylesworth introduced a bill author- izing the appointment of an addition- al county judge in Manitoba and two additional district court judges in Northern Ontario. HORSE STEALERS SENTENCED Edmonton, July stiff sen- tences for horse stealing were hand- ed out at the district court this inorn- ing by Jndge Taylor. The prisoners were Alexis Bruno and John Moonias, two Indians. Moonias was sentenced to five years imprisonment-in the Al- berta penitentiary Bruno 17 months in the guard room at Saskatchewan. Paraguayan minister to Rip Janeiro as minister of the interior "under the new Paraguayan government the Pa raguayan surveillance over .the tine legation at Asrnuwin, 'Argentine, Threats of landing more mart Mr ami the reports coming of two-other Ar- gentine war vessels are announced in a slate department despatch dated at Sscunsion today frotn the United States minister to Uraguay and Pa- raguay. Washington, D. C.. Getticoa, the Venezuela charg- es de affairs in this city, this after- noon'called at thi> state department nnd presented to Acting Secretary Bacon his letter of recall. This ac- tion was taken 'lirection of Pres- ident Castro nnd ns the result of withdrawal from Caracas of Jacob J. N. Logan, of Winnipeg, of the 0. P. R. right of way department is in. the city today. The company is settling for the land being appropriat d to build the spur track to the Roy 1 Collieries, north of the city from ho main line east of this point Owing to the recent changes of own orship of some of the land, there has been some: difficulty in'getting some parts of the right of way. But as oon as-this is done the company will at once proceed to build the track. ALBERTA'S REPRESENTATIVES Calg.ry, July Albrrta will be represented, at the Tercentenary Celebration on the Plains of Abraham by thirty mounted infantry, including three officers of the 15th Light Horse. Lieutenants Moore and Harrcy and Captain Wool- ley Dodd are in charge. Thpy leave today. BISHOP POTTER WEAKER GooperstowH, N. Y., July op Potter weaker this morning and while in no great pain, his condition is conmdered critical. Sleeper, the American charge. The effect of today's action is the com- plete rupture of relations between t.bc United States and Venezuela. The charge dc affairs the state department at 3.30 o'clock by appointment and was admittcd'to sec acting-secretary in few minutes, having previously made an engagement for the purpose. He wai greeted very kimUy by Mr. Bacon The interview lasted five minutes when the charge retired and aaid farewell to some of the omcia's of th< department. lie will leave Washing ton for New York Saturday and aaj on the first passenger steamer to Venezuela.. The C.P.R. freight office wos bur- glarized last night and the artists who did the trick got away, with a rood, haul. even though they did Bot take all there was. The amount tat en..included in. bills and io- gold. Forty dollars in silver and in bills that had been taken: in after six and which was in an envel- ope by itself, were. not taken. All the papers were left intact: spite of the frequent warnings, he The gang- gained admittance the lane .in the course of his rounds noticed the window torn open and went .inside to investigate but found no further trace. This is the second time this week-that the Misses Mc- Leay establishment was tried, a sim- ilar effort having been, made "last Monday night but. that attempt was" apparently by amateurs. Chief Gil iespie complains'..that in AMERICAN TEAM AHEAD Bisley, July the Interna- tional team rifle shooting contests icld 'here today in connection with the Olympic games, States team was in tho lead from 5 o'clock this afternoon with a total aggregate score for the three ranges of 1.291. Great Britain was second wilh and Canada was third with through the windows of the basement and came up the.stairs to tho door near the cashier's office. Thf.-y H.-J evidently expert sa'e nicin as tbey worked the four combination lock without doing it any namnge. The lock is very close in its working and fcven those who know the combina- tion have frequently to make three or four trials before they are success- ful. Chief Clerk Hay' when he left the office last night took particular care to sec that the safe was locked so therejras no possibility that it had been left .unlocked.. The first that was known. ol tho robbery was about eight o'clock this morning when Mr. Kay, who 5s act- ing-as cashier as well as chief clerk, during the absence of Cashier Ernest Kenny, went to unlock the safe. .He then discovered the loss and prompt- ly reported it to the R.N.W.M..P. and in a very short time Sergt. SetectTvc on the scene. During the night attempts were made to gain entrance to the stores of B. J, Hiir and Misses L. J. Mc- All the back jdndows of the orrocr store were tried and one which showed signs of being worked by R was broken. The screen torn from the back window of other store and the burglars were evidently roady to get in through the window which was not very strong but were seemingly frightened away Constable Siilikcr happening along has given, the business men of the city, they continue to .leave. their floors aud windows insecurely fasten- ed 'and sometimes not fastened at all. are very careless. too in night in the course of their rounds not leaving a. light burning. Last the. night police found several .places loft "open. The police for .obvious reasons are not giving out any information Uxqr may have as to the perpetrators ot. the robbery, but it is known that a character with a reputation for be- ing a safe-expert was in the city yes- terday. LUSITANIA'S RECORD Xew York, July previous records over the long dis tancc course across the Atlantic o miles the swift turbiner tania arrived at Sandy Hook ligh ship today at 2.11 a.m. the time o passage being 4 days 19 hours and 96 mimites. ATTEMPT TO HOLD UP TRAIM Spokane, Tuly A lone highway- nan attempted to hold up train No. 3 on the G. N. R. near Naples yes- terday afternoon.. The highwayman ;ot nothing but Hod after exchanging several shots with the crew scngers of the train. He is thought to have been shot, as he was seen' to fall before he entered the brash a short distance from .the train. LEAVES IT TO LEAGUE Ottawa, July O'- Koefc today dismissed the charge ol assault against Fred. Taylor, Capital lacrosse player, who struck Beferee Carlind, at Toronto-Capital game on June 27. The magistrate said the league, he was convinced, would take proper measures to stamp out brutal playing. BAGGAGE INCREASE Montreal, July to a statement issued by the baggage department of the C. P. R. the lo- ud baggage handled last year amount- ed to pieces, an increase of pieces compared with 1906. OLD-AGE PENSIONS London, July House of Commons tonight passed the third reading of the old age pensions bill.' POLICE OFFICERS Quebec, July chiefs of police convention elected officers as follows: President, Chief Roszel, Pe- terboro; Vice President, Chief Trudcl, Quebec; Secretary, Chief Stark, To- ronto. EXECUTED REVOLUTIONISTS El Paso, Texas, July special to the Herald from Del Rio Texas, says it is reported _ there that Mexican troops captured and immediately ex- ecuted four revolutionists near Las acas yesterday. DUCHESS IS DEAD Schwerin, Germany, July despatch received here from WUlifrad announces the death this morniaf. of Elizabeth, wife of Duke John Al- brecht, regent of the Dwrhy M wick. ;