Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOL i. LiTHUHUOi. ALTA.. f AT U R D A Y J U L Y H I tM NO. 171 Kern of Indiana For Vice-Pres. Nominated Unanimously fay Demo- crats as Bryan's Running Mate in Convention at Denver NEWS FROM ALBERTA'S CAPTTAL Kern of Indiana, was-today nominat- ed by acclamation for vice by the Democratic National tiou thus completing the work of the convention and sending to the coun- try the ticket of Bryan and Kern. The nomination' waa made without the formality of a vote, all other can 'd ida tea withdrawing. The reault awakened a tremeodouc demonstra- tion. The convention adjourned aaaid acenea of ehtauaiaam. V John wV Kern waa born Dec. 20, 1849, at the village of Alto, Howard County, Indiana, is father of Dr. -eob W. Kern, waa a Virginian by -birth, who removed to Shelby Coun- ty, Indianar'in 1880 and lived there CAUGHT take fa Ei.lv succeeded iu UM MOows who com- mitted robberies a few afo. TlMy caught with tbe'greatar part of tfce goods in their poaajMBion nor. iJb> ifoundary Mac on the other of They ware two circus tMHtfC travelling with the Campbell One ed McDonald waa JifWhi to this city from and tranaterred to Hftctiiji on the Flyer. The other tellow direct to IT LOOKED GOOD TO THEM until lairt when he moved tato xlae new northern country; The nomination of Kern waa made by acclamation amid the reaounding cheera of deiegatea and spectators. The steady line of states whJcfc fead joined in seconding Kerns nomina- tion had soon made it apparent that the of all other .candidates had been extinguished. Mr. Towne" the1- first' candidate to recognize the "decisive nature o the Kent movemcart and in apeech withdrew his. name from con- sideration and pledged hia support to the ticket of Bryan and Kerm. Fairview, Lincoln, Neb., July When he received the news of the no- mination of John W. Kern for vice- president, Mr. Bryan said that his views on the nomination could beat be expressed in the- telegram which he sent to Mr. Kernr Be is not only pleased, with the nomination but 'pleased that it was -made with such unanimity; There were a number "'of persons 'whom he counted as favor- able and Kara was always included in this list.1- Mr. Kern' and Mr. Bryan have been Colo., July W. tW nominee for' vice president oaf ticket'received the newtf of action of the convention in hiii apartments in the Albany Mote tonight. in the day mat tera befiii to shape themselves in direction and hia selection be- came almost a certainty Mr. Kern determined that i he would remain away from the today and ac- cordingly hit; seat was occupied by an alternate. "1 am profoundly appre- ciative of the honor which has been conferred upon .said Mr. Kern, when: seen shortly after-the conven- tion adjourned. V-'I regard the hon- or all the greater because I did not iteeJr the place nor did my delega- tion." -Denver, Colo., July F. Murphy, of New York, after the ad- jburnntent ol the said: C'l am entirely satisfied with 'the work of the convention. ;Jts enthus- iasm, confidence and harmony were its distinguishing- features. There Edmonton, July of Edmonton who have returned from Die Dominion fair at Calgary are loud in their praise of the Exhibi- tion, the opening pageant and the general arrangements made by the committee in charge of affairs. The enterprise and ability shown Uv.the citizens of Calgary in this event are commended by all thinking in this portion of the province. The fair will be productive of much good beyond the benefits" of the act >ial ten- days' exhibition, for visitors have carried-away very vivid impressions of the resources of Alberta >s indi- cated in the various exhibits. The Pro vincial Government's striking display which-is to be sent .on to Toronto Exhibition, has received such warm praise thai regret tne small likelihood there is. of it being displayed in this city. VUtEUOOtLiDEO Montreal, July Regu- lui which collided-wfch a coal barge from Philadelphia ton mil- es south of 8t The fate of captain and crei u- not, known. The chances of iaving the vessel are poor. Spkae Ha Were Greatly bpressd with (Us Prtmce Our Soldiers CAUSE OF KATH OF HATCH can be no doubt the candidates., cho- sen were the choice of a large major- ity of the delegates. "To both plat- form and ticket -the .Democracy of Nlew York will give a sincere and I believe most effective and united sup- Port." _ _ London, July London newspapers anticipate an interesting T.d.U Uwer political and personal many years. contest for'the presidency of the Un- fted States. This they think will arise, not so much from the differenc- es in the platforms of the opposing parties, as from the striking person- alities' of their candidates. ..-The Sat- urdey Review thinks Mr." an advantage in_ being ent than Taft and-suggests; that the may obtain strong support from by the friends- for adoption, of Congressman Hobson's I views. The land office and land guides at this point are kept well occupied with the steady stream of settlers coming in. At present the majority are Americans. The Pembina and Lobstick districts along the line of the G.T.P. west of Edmonton draw many, while many others are setting 'at points south and east of Edmon- ton. The presence oL Lawrence A. Wilson the wholesale liquor man of .Mou- j; u The details, joljtl ic accident by which Miss Helen Hatch carne to her death are told by thioee who returned to the city fronT the1 Alpine Club meeting to attend tSi funeral. Those who returned are J. Eckstorm, Miss Eckstorm. Una oi the. Spokane Chamber of Commerce, JuJy 7. It was stated in the motion offered by Frederick W. Dewart and unanimous- ly seconded that the Spokane-Calgary excursion was an unqualified success, and the local organisation was urged to repeat it. Frederick E. Goodall, president of the Chamber of Commerce, said among other things: "We couldn't have been treated ayn more royally anywhere, and 1 believe that, the trip will be produc- tive of a great deal of good for Spo- kane, as well as for the places .visited The population of the towns and ci ties we consists of a hustling, energetic set ;of meii and they did everything iu their power to make our visit a pleasant one. No-more beautiful country could found than that around Lake Louise, where we spent Sunday. The .country we visit- ed is jgrow ing rapidly." The, Spokane-Review of Spokane, of -which the editor-in-chief, Nelson Government Appropriates 10.000 For Building in this City-Inv' provements at Land Office Ottawa, July following Dominion Landa western items appear in the supple- mentary estimates: Strathcona drill hall and armory.................. Strathcona public building Strathcona immigration building improvements Wotaskiwin public building Wilkie immigration hall office L-Mmonton public building... Cdmonton Dominion office............................ Estevan public building Indian Head forest nursery station........................ Ijethbridge armory............ Lethbridge custom house and Dominion land office BLAIRMORE WOMAN LOOKS .FOR HUSBAND VOLUNTEERS LN SOUTH AFRICAN WAR F. O. Hyde and D N. ish Rev. A. M. Gordon was detained to attend the inquest'being held. It seems that thcTparty including i H P Durham, was a member of the A 0. Wheeler, the gnide, P. D. Me- Tavish, Rev A. M.'Gordon, A. Forde, G G Howard, the representative of the British Alpine t Society, .rt. Miss IS W Aim FOR A REVELATION Before Sbrpe ai Us F.I- Itwm Discard taeir Fiearas the Americans, Two members of the Kind had deserted saying that they iad_'an affliction which Wemi like the revolving of large wheels inside them. band now consists of sev- n adults, five children and one old ibrse. All; the members of the band except, the horse entertained the vis- itors rby singing of religious hymns. The two-Mounted. Policemen who are following them they look upon i friends. treal, in the" city this resulted iii a merger betweeirthe Alberto. Wine Importing in which he is interested and the Strathcona Brew- lug Company. The new concern, plans to erect several' hotels through- out--the province, it is said. The Alberta Impo'rtirig Company, with, it is understood, some Montre- al capital behind it, was started in Edmonton last autumn. Ilev. Dr. Pringle of. Yukon reputa- tion visited Edmonton this week, speaking on half a dozen occasions at Club lunches and in churches. On one occasion he was the guest of the newly organized. Maratime Province Club, tho "Doctor a native of Prince Edward Island Dr. Tory, president of the new Un- Hatch and another, were having a short on -the, lower slopes of Mount Macdonald on Wednesday The climbing' wfcs not at all difficult .md they were About 10.30 all having a jolly tail coming to a of snow, the guide, the party to wait until he Having got across" he threw a stone out of the who was next .in order, cried out "Look out, ,l'm: 'coming.'-t and with ihat ran Uvo or three steps own the iiiow. In her effort, to lide remainder of the cr feet slipped and she went the rest, f the way in a -At bottom she lightly 'sprang to her eet but the. impetus being too great he fell .over, on her face striking her Elkhorn, Man., July cor- respondent returned this-evening fronT a visit camp of the Dreamers. He was informed by G. W- Sheers of the Immigration Department, who wf. today also a visitor to the camp that on the aproach the Dreamers acted very suspicious am held their firearms in readiness: However, Mr. Speere, was able r to allay .their, anxieties and had a long conversation with Jas.'.Sharpe, the leader of the band, who hag again changed his story. Sharpe he states makes no claim to be Christ, but says the blood which Christ shed runs through hia veins. The band comes from Missouri and enroute for- Bullhorn, but receiv- ed a revelation to go into Canada to become missionaries to the Doukho- bors. Introducing his wife, Sharpe said "This is Eve the mother of as all." Of his V "Thin is my >on. I have not yet fully traced the rec 'ords to ascertain what his name shall be, but I think it will be "Abel." Mr. Spcers agreed that would he a most appropriate name. Mr. Speers then asked Sharpe why, if he possessed Christ's, spirit and blood, he carried fire Sharpe replied that the drove him the cssr.try and God wonld not allow him to part with this pro- tection- Mr. Speers assured the, leader if the hand were to give up its arms it would not be molested in any way. Sharpe replied that he might soon receive a revelation to that effect from God, but that he would not de- liver up the guns until such a rev- fflCBWAYMAN WAS SMARTLY CAUGHT St. Paul, Minn., July report icceived at the Great Northern Ry., 'iere, says that masked highway- nan attempted to hold up the east- bound fast mail No. 3 one and one- half miles east of Naples, Idaho. Con-, luctor Matthews of the train and the robber whose name is Robert Mann, exchanged a fusilade of shots. The :onductor was the better marksman end shot, the robber through the lungs breaking one rib. The bandit's wounds are possibly fatal. The man loft his dynamite arid other tools md fled down the track to Naples vrhere. he attempted to hide under tank. The officers and train crew tracked him there and captured him. He declares he was the only rr.an concerned in the venture. B.A., Dr. Rid- dell, principal of Alberta College, Dr. Ferris and George Harcourt of 1 monton, attended the meeting of the University Senate this week. Dr Tory and his family a short time at Banff as guests of the Pre- mier and Mrs. Rutherford. Construction operations on the'G TJ P. in this vicinity have taken .an- other.', step forward.. The Ftoley Welch t Stewart Company, who hav, the contract for grading east and west of this city are moving thei forces from Battle River section where, the work is completed to the country west of Edmonton be tween the Pctnbina and Macleod riv ere. It was like the adyaltce of portion of an industrial army when a few days, since in the dusk of grow ing dawn 120 teams belonging t this company passed through thecit on. their long journey west. "It i Miss Hagpe C. McCrea Makes Eipries m Spokut party, had this as the leading editor- ial in its issue of July 8: of the chamber of Com- merce who. went with the excursion through British Columbia and Alberta with a clearer comprehen- sion or the importance to Spokane of the'development of that great region. "With that whole couh- as east its Calgary, would be with this city, to the practicftlf.exclusion of every other town in Canada or It is. nearer geographically to Spokane than to any commercial centre, and since the" com- pletion of Mr. Corbin's Spokane-In- ternational railroad to a connection with the Canadian Pacific, Spokane has had goon1 shipping facilities." "Fruit "can not be successfully- WiU get Land GranJ-Hcirs Have the Same SERIOUS FIRE AT GRAND FORKS Grand Forks, B. C., July ser ious fire occurred here today. The business section is gutted. The loss s very heavy and cannot at present estimated. The town has a popula- ion of NO FEAR OF SECOND SCHOOL QUESTION elation was Mr. Speers that there has been no inter tion of women or children. The band he says has iK M much ag shot a bird ?inot coming in treated kindly by the Canadians expected that the steel will be lai clear to Battle River bridge by th middle oj next. week. The grading j and steeVfrom Edmonton to Clover f Bar bridge will be completed Jhy Au- gust 1st when the steel for the bridge will he taken tc Clover Bar and erect ed in time to meet the line being car- ried west from Battle River bridge. Trains from Winnipeg are expected in Edmonton over the G.T.P. by Xovem ber. orehead on a stone, endered unconscious by'.-the Before the guide could "reach :her, she tarted to roll down the slope and ell over a steep her head again. Continuing :io roll, she came to another patch which stopped.her. L Almost as soon as ahe stopped Messrs. Gordon and McTavish were at her side. She was% unconscious and lived only a few minutes. Mr. McTavish to. the camp and in a few minutes word was ent out recalling parties climbing the different mountains. It Denied strange that the only fatality in the history of the club should have an easy climb and to sucn an- expert climber as Miss Hatch, when so many less skilful climbers make the more difficult climbs. :......i_; Misa Hatch had reached the camp only. the_evening before but her ex- ceeding beauty had made her known to the whole club though she wes so retiring in disposition. The great sorbw felt by all cast a gloom oveiM the party that could hardly be ex- pected to result from the death of one grown in 'the prairie country east of the Canadian Rockies and the peo- ple of that-vast region "will want our orchard products. As a large part of: the population at from one-fourth to Am- ericans, they will want American pro ducts and manufactures, and if we had reciprocity with Canada they would come here to place their ord- ers." "On'the other hand, the discovery arid development of the marvelous coal measures of the Crow's Nest Pass country are of vaster impor- tance perhaps than our people have yet comprehended. Prior to their discovery our nearest coal mines were at Roslyn, on the line of the Northern Pacific in the Cascade mountains, distant about 250 miles. The Roslyn product is inferior to the coal of the Crow's Nest Pass country and the increasing needs of the Northern Pa- cific has practically taken that coal off the general market." "Millions of tons of the finest bi- tuminous coal are now actually block- ed out in British Columbia and Al- berta within 200 miles of this" city. Spokane, Wash., July Maggie C. McCrea, of Blairmorer Al has written to the police depart- ment of Spokane to assist in finding her husband, who left there July 3 taking with him Mrs. McCfea says she and her children are destitute. Mrs. McCrea says that "George Ev- ans, who owed her for six or seven weeks' board with her. (husband. She describes hus- band as being. aboutv five feet nine or ten inches in .height with dark wavy hair and black eyed.; He bears a large scar, the right, arm, wears a heavy wHh large red setting with smaller settings at either side and wrapped underneath with a small string to make it fit his. finger. She states he walks like a cowboy and that his left shoulder-is higher. than j his right one Evans is described as being of for- eign appearance with irregular teeth, one missing tooth from the upper row and with a nose of remarkable size. He wore dark suit of clothes and a light gray poke cap when last seen. The police have not. been able to find trace of either and say it is likely they went to Montana if they came to Spokane as surmised. MAN IS ARRESTED ON SUSPICION The robbery of the C.i P. E. freight Ottawa, July does not appear to be anything in the report which has been current in the corri- dors that a second school question may arise in connection with the ex- tension of the Manitoba boundaries A portion of the territory to be add cd to the-province was formerly a j'mrl vl Ure 6m ierifiiofjr'oi ewan and as such was subject to th law of 1875 which recognited a lim ited rifht to the schools. I is understood here that this question will m be raised or if raised will not who came there a few hours before a perfect stranger to nearly every one. The funeral Hatch place this morning and was remains u mystcrjr. Chief Gillespic and Spokane and the entire Inland Em- pire will be an extensive consumer of that coal. The proximity of such vast deposits of so excellent a qual- ity means a great deal for the indus- trial and manufacturing interests of this city and the whole Spokane coun- try............... office safe still This morning Constable Kroning arrested a man on suspicion but the case is not very strong against him. He was around the day before boasting of his kr.ow- ledge and skill with safe combina- tions. He had no .money and was bamming flrinks. Yesterday he iimd money galore, and had abour dollars on him when arrested. The C. F. H. secret service jiian, Foy, is on the scene working with Detective Egan and the city police. and while they have their suspicions, they are not laying iinything for publication. Ottawa, ;July measures amending ,the Manitoba grain act and authorizing grants of quarter sections of land in the Arest to the Canadian volunteers served in South Africa, occu- pied most of ;the time of the Com- mons today. .The former bill, .which js of great hnportanee to the whole West, has vidently been drafted .-with the great- st care, as the cliief criticism of the Opposition members seeemd to be that' they, were not called into con- sultation when the bill "was in course. preparation. TheVbill was passed with of 'a few At'the evening session-the first.. 'i '..i r matter, was the bill author- iizng as bounty to who served in South Africa during the r As "origimilly introduced the Ijill. applied only, to those who en- listed from Saskatche- wan, AlDert.1 and' the Yukon, but it vras changed today to apply to all Canadian voliintecs's. Mr _ Bickerdike wanted the Fenian- raid veterans included. Thay had their country. Mr. Qliver would not make any promises. the resolution was passed and the bill taken up and discussed shortly. The Innd grant is 360 acres per volunteer. In the event of a volunteer's death, between the time of his enlistment and Dec. 31 1910, the proposed grant may be made to his legal representa- tives. Any person entitled to choice of scrip in lieu of land may do so before December-31, 1910. There is a prospect that prorogation take place a week from tomorrow. Rumor likewise has it that the gen- eral elections will take place this fall. The Senate decided today to. reduce the age to which tobacco is forbidden to boys to 16 years instead of 13. largely attended. The-floral tributes were many and beautiful. The ser- St. Angustin's church and at the grave were conducted by Rev. Dr. Coard. BELGIAN WIM8 Bisley, July the individual revolver shooting Vanebrock, a whom they liked much better than be considered by the Hon. Mr. Finlay, Minister of Agri- culture, and George Harcourt, deputy minister of agriculture, have return- ed from Calgary where they remain- ed throughout the fair. Both gentle- men express themselves as delighted with the success of the Exhibition, well us with the appearance of the country passed through. Mr. Har- conrt, who has been keeping ctoaely in touch with crop prospects through out the whole province, looks this year for the harvest on record. John Stocks, deputy minister of public works, has returned frorh arv ofltctal visit of' inspection in the sowth. He atoo attended the big fair when passing through Calgary, gian; won with a score of 490. Bel- An- other Belgian's was second with 467 while two Americans, Gorm.in and Axtell were next with ami 480 re- spectively. FIRE AT ST. JOHNS St. Johns, N. B.. July broke out on wharf at 10.30 tonight and did to the ex tent 6f Wane was aUrt ed near where tho big fire of 1877 befan. "Our relations wilh this new Can- adian country, already close and ex- cnsiye, arc destined 10 be still more closely cemented, and the Chamber of Commerce excursion which carried so many representative business men on an educational tour of that rapid- ly developing region was well conceiv- ed-ami will be productive of good re- sults." CALL ON SHAREHOLDERS Toronto, July Is understood that a call under the double liability is to be made at an early date on the shareholders of the defunct Ontario Bank. CLEVELAND'S WILL PROBATED Trenton, N. J., July will of former president Grover was probated today. The will ia in Mr. Cleveland's own handwriting anc makes no disclosures as to tbs exten of hia wealth. After some wiinor be- quests and the creation of a fund o for each of the four children the remainder of the estate is left t Mrs. Cleveland. HOTEL BURNED Lindsay, Ont., July W. Brimwell's hotel was burned to the ground yesterday with loss of LETTER WITH PARDON WAS DELAYED SETTLERS ENTER PROTEST TO t P. R. The settlers across the Belly River are uttering loud complaints against the way the C.P.R. roadbed is being cut on. the other side. They claim hat the crossing will be exceedingly dangerous as the road runs down hrough a guUy ar.d the railway rack will cross it at an angle runn- ng through deep cuts on either side. The settlers are putting in their on- lections early so that the cpmpauy can make any alterations necessary in their plans to obviate the danger. Columbia, Ohio, July een years after Geo. Sampson com pleted his one year's sentence in the penitentiary for violating the U. S pension laws, having been sent from Youngstown. a full and com plete pardon arrived at. the institu tion today signed by Benjamin Har rison, the president of the United States and his acting secretary o state Wm. F. Whftrton. The origina letter containing the pardon was re- ceived here yesterday from St. Louis It is dated at Washington, C. Sept. 3, 1890. It was stamped a Kenneth Davey, 15 and 11 years old.j Columbus, sept. 4th. U respectively, were drowned at Enter- that the letter had lying i prise while bathing. some postofficc for years. BOYS DROWNED Kingston, Ont., July and BISHOP CURTIS DEAD Baltimore, M. D., July Rev. Alfred A. Curtis, Roman Cath- olic bishop of Wilmington, Del., died here at 8.45 a.m. IN A MONASTERY Chicago. July despatch to the Tribune from Duboque, Iowa, snrs "Mayor H. A. Scrrank, who dis- apptwtil recently, was yesterday found in the Trappist monastery 18 miles from here. Troubles in and political affairs arc assigned as tho cause of the official's desire to shun the world. It is stated he re following out strictly the rigid dis- cipline of the monks.