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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta U I. U RSDA Y. JULY 30, 1908. NO. 194. HIPPO JOHNSTON GETS 4 YEARS Trial Took Place at Macleod Devel- opments Not as Sensational as (Special to the Ili-rald.) I Alacleod, Aitu., July well- known trial of Hippo-Johnston hus has at last been concluded, havi-.ig lusted for two days. Judge Harvey hus sentenced the prisoner to four years for cattle stealing. C. R. Johnston was arrested in May, 1903. and committed for trial for stealing .cattle, the property of nected with "hold hy stock associations were denied The cross examination of thi witness was not. concluded unti noon today, consuming a period o aeverul hours. Sergt.-Major Ravei corroborated the statements of the witnesses Maunsell and Maylor. Jesse Foster, son of Foster, deposed that he was in Macleod in Bland Herring, who is now living in with his father and lived at Portland, Oregon, formerly of Mac- Johnston's ranch. He knew nothing leoii. Johnston was occupied as a of the keeping of the JO cow and butcher in Macleod. He escaped contradicted the statements of his from the Uuard Room at the R.N.W. I father relating to Dumurrier. Sergt. M.i'. barracks-in Aug of 1903, by j Cainics was called to identify the holding up the guards. He has been hides and exhibits, This practically absent ever since and was arrested in closed the case for the crown. Great Falls, Mont., in May last, j Fyr the Defence the first witness where ho had been, a fugitive from j by .j. jr.. Bratton of Spring- justice. When arrested he was doing j jn 1903 he had examined business under tho name of W. Calu-wjtSl j Pattereon, the stock inspect- SHOT STRUCK NEAR MR. TAFT Peculiar Occurence on Board Boat Near Cincin- nati --U JOS. CHAMBERLAIN'S HEALTH London, July Chamberlain, who returned Irom the continent on Tues day, is remaining in London for a few days on his way to Birmingham. Ho in reported to be in" a very Knuv condi- tion ___ Cincinnati, 0., July stea- mer Island Queen wus fired on dur- ing the trip up the Ohio last night with Judge William II: Tuft and the notification committee and guests aboard. Mrs. C. B. Russell, of Ou5 city, standing on the hurricane deck direct ly under thc seat occui-ieci Ly t presidential candidate was struck in the face and breast by a number of small shot. She was not seriouslj injured. One of the shots had penetrated the skin over the left eye and anoth er had struck her on the chin. Th matters into ly attacked. The suggestions of Mr. j consideiu! ion. h.- MTHUIK-UU Macleod that the witness had an evil four years in Edmonton penitentiary, career, being confined in jail, con- An appeal will be made. The Gait mines have been workin full time for the past ten anr the shipment of coal to the prairie for winter storage has been heavy The people there have awakenul the necessity of getting their winte Public School Pupil Killed Several Persons Injured It Should Be Fostered Says New Westmin- ster Man. m-in was expressed it was also felt that thi- Board was not in a position to assume the obligation of a salary at the present time. The financ? committee will deal with the matter and endeavor to devise ways and means and report, to the next meeting of the Council. The committee having in hand thr- enterlainment of the Minnesota edi- tors reported through the very effi cient chairman, A. H. McKeown Fully. hundred persons were- en tertained at dinner at the Experi oncntal Farm and the committee wa able to report that the cost of th edibles and service per plate was onl one dollar. The other expenses sue as decorating, purchasing lumber fo and making tables, printing, evenin entertainment -at the club, covey ances, etc., cost 63 cents a head. The total expenditure was A hearty vote of thanks was extended to Mr. McKeowu and his committee for their services and to the persons who placed their automobiles and other conveyances at the disposal of Montreal. July Minto Cup started on its long journey to the Pacific coast last night, both the los- ing ShamrocKs and the victorious Westminsters cheering each other as the train pulhd out. A little ga- thering was held at the Windsor ho- tel for the formal transfer and the proceedings were marked by the best of good fellowship. President Slattery of the Sham rocks presided and in the course of a few remarks, wi.-On-d success to the new cup holders. They had come ould not be expected. The report was adopted and Mr. latch and his committee, especially fr. Fairfield, were given the hearty hanks of the council. At the suggestion oi Mr. Barford he Council decided to draw the at- ention of Mr. Simmons to the con- lition of the road on the other side the river leading to the bridge. Correspondence between the Mac- eod Board of Trade and the Daputy Minister of Agriculture in regard to .he reflections cast on the south couutry in a circular issued by the latter gentleman was submitted. "What is: your pleasure ia-this--mat- asked Mr. Barford who was n the chair. "The only thing we can do said Mr. Kourse, smiling, "is to try and get another man in Mr. Har- court's and the Council did not disapprove of the suggestion. The Macleod Board -will be inform- id that the Lethbridge Board took the matter up with Mr. Harcourt and had the last word with that gentle- the committee. Geo. M. Hatch, reported- for the Calgary Fair committee. The report said that the exhibit excited the most favorable comment at Calgary and had done an unlimited amount of in giving publicity to Leth bridge. In one particular Lethbridge was unique and that was in its ex- hibit of strawberries and alfalfa. Af ter outlining the dimcuitiea t-ncount oast, ho said, several times with challenges and w.-re finally successful and tlu-ir reward. Replying for N..-W Westminsters, Mr. C. A. Welsh he desired first to thank the Shamrocks for the way they had Ir.'atod the visiting team sincv tru-y had arrived. They were going away satisfied that the cup had Mr. Cunningham brought up. the question of harvest help and it was decided that as soon as a demand was made in the district for outside hi'lp, the C. P. R. would be commun- icated with and asked to extend har- vest excursions to this point. Those present at the meeting were: Messrs. Barford, bourse, Hatch, Ry- lands, Cunningham, Buchanan, An- derson, McKeown, members of the Council and F. Sick, J. T. Manwar- ing, Julius Young and F. J. Mc- Keown. Filmorc, Sask.. July A torna- io. visited this district yesterday af- ternoon doing considerable damage to the town and surrounding country Ideal school was just out and several scholars entered thc house of Wm. Johnson for .shelter but just at that moment the buildinjf was demolished. Alfred Johnson, aged 11, was in- stantly killed. Mrs. Johnson had a hip dislocaUxl nnd received other in- j boon fairly defended and fuirly won. juries. A large barn full of horses and several mun in it was blown down. E. La t rlian was kicked and trampled and hip broken by horses when thc burn stnrted to move. Two! attention to bfisobull. SHIP FLOUR TO HONG KONG The Ellison Milling Co. shipped three cars of ftonr to Hong Kong to- day. Yesterday they shipped two cirs to Norway, ihis being the sec- ond shipment to that country this year. It was :i square d.-al all through. Thon discussing lacrosse in general, Mr. Welsh .said thought the press of thc country was giving too much had no NICHOLSON GOT THREE Robert Rudolph Nicholson ap- peared for trial before Judge Winter this morning nn pory and three of uitering cheques. Ho pleaded guilty to Nicholson made no effort to fight ex tradition nnd acknowledged his guilt. HP will serve his term in the Albert? charges of for-. penitentiary at hflmonton.......... 0 ton Jone? in the absence of Crowr ors nro brully Threshing Start in 10 Days Rev. M. J. Connor, Warner, was in v'l% and in conversa- tion with ilio Herald he give n glow- ing account oi crop conditions in that district. Everything is looking fine. An t lovator is badly needed st this point and the farmers are a.-s- ious. that it should be built l> n- year's crop. uggitt reports that y wheat in the Oc-il dale .dJXJricU-has been cut and that. .wheat is coming nJr> splendidly anil the harvesting it will start in two weeks. Oats arc be- commercial travellers. Fisher and I objection to baseball, hut said it was Barr, sought refuge in a barn which not ihr national of Canada and was demolished and they were impri-jho hoped papers vrouM do wh.it they could to foster lacrosse and felt sure soned in the debris for several hours. WILL NOT VISIT CALGARY Calgary. July was received yesterday by Mayor CamiTon from Lord Roberts thai to tack of time ho could not off at Calgary. thr.t the, bringing of tho Minto Cup b-yond tho Ri-ipkio' would hnv.1 tint efft-ct. He hoped some day to see a pood league in Manitoba to balance leagues far west and east. RAW SUGAR FROM GERMANY Tins morning six carloads oi raw! ing and if the experiment is a sue- Mig.u- ht-ie from Germany for the Knight Sugar Co., of Raymond. There are fifteen hundred sacks of WHITNEY FOR ENGLAND Toronto. July J. Whitney, pn-mier of Ontario, will sail for Eng- land r.n provincial business about Antrust 12th nnd will bv about j sugar in the shipment. The company is importing the raw sugar ior refin- cess will continue to import so as to keep their factory running all the r rvrovio'p to meet the increasing demand for their pro- duct. Cambridge Lost 'Two Children To Belgians! Burned To Death BUSINESS BLOCK AND WAREHOUSE K. Mor- pinning to turn. One or two elevat at Coaldale, tho Prosecutor Conybeare appear. was r.u. burned to J by tht b.> a iwo