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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL .1. LET H b ft i UQE, ALT A. FRIDAY, JULY 31, NO. MR. HAULTAIN ADMITS HIS DEFEAT Opposition Leader Makes StateneBt i Speech at Arsenic Found In the Stomach Regina, July 30 Hon. F. W. G; Haultain, speaking tonight at Indian Head, admitted the defeat of his par ty in. the 'coining elections. After be- ing nominated for South Qu'Appelle, lie thanked the electors for conferring on him the great hoiwr 'and asked them to .watch him" closely when he went to Regina as their representa tive.. ''V-' Laporte, Ind., July Mack announced today that Dr. Wai- ter HaiiK'S of Rush Medical College, who analyzed the stomach of An drew Hflgeliu; of Aberdeen, S. D., the last victim.of Mrs. Belle Guineas, finding strychinine ,and arsenic in fatal doses has also found in the stomachs of Mrs. Guinness and two of the children arsenic and strych- nine in quantities, sufficient to have caused death. The discovery of poison in the woman's stomach and that of the children has upset many former ineo rjes in the case and has opened up the possibility of'Mrs. Guiness hav- ing killed the children in the same mamier aa she took the life of her victims and then ended her own life with a fatal dose. BAD CREEK Explosion of Gas This Morning Twenty-Three Men Are Entombed and the Gravest Fears are Felt for Their Rescue Retire .The first .train from .Winnipeg to Portage la Prairie over the G. T. railway arrived in Portage at noon yesterday. July A serious split in the Haultain party was created here today and was caused by the action, of the nominating convention for Regina county, F.C.Tate, who op posed Premier Scott in last election and was beaten by a 'decisive 'major ity, was the choice of the convention, securing 91 votes as against 79 for J. B. Hawkes, of Balgonie. Hawkes has been a Conservative worker here since 1887 and had stood by the par- ty through "thick and' tniru, He claims to have given a Conservative major ity in Balgonie by his efforts in. both federal and provincial elections. He came here supported by many dele- gates who declared that he was more entitled to the nomination than Tate. Although Hawkes inp ved under pres sure, to make Tate's nomination unanimous he declared that he does not believe in. "that kind of busi- ness." He also states that 'he does not like supporting Tate. TWO TEAMS TO .FINISH SEASON City League Affairs Straightened Out Pcrnie, B, 0-, July terrible Lfjnp occurred in 'No. i: mine, at Cuui Creek this morning about 8 o'clock, and as 'a result some twenty three miners are entombed with all means of escape cut off and grave fears are entertained lor their getting out alive as the mine is rilled with gas and the work of the rescuers is very slow on that account. A large number of rescuers are at work trying to get fresh air to the men but some six or seven hundred yards of rock and coal will have to be dug through before the "men can be got out. As near as can lit', the learned tit iiaiiii.-.s u the men supposed to be within: John Waddego, Frank Beaver, John Hodgson, Arthur Hooten, Gilbert Head, E.B. Han- son, Philip Caldtrl, Robert Nichol son, David Archie McMaster, G. Booth, Joseph Had ford, Wrn. Joini -Vvilliuinn, William Monckton, John Taylor, Dan Brisco, Peter Atkinson, W> R. McQuarry, Jas. Blakemore, Jbhn-iJDunn and Victor Costa. .They are "Dearly all married men with their, families living in and around Fernie. As-soon as the accident occurred 0 G. S. nf Nest Pass Coal Co., together with J. D. Kurd and Chas. Sinster, offi- cials of the coal company, were no- tified at Michel, where they went last night and were brought to Fernie by a special train, and were at once tak- en to the mines to the scene of the acident, where they arc giving every assistance, besides doctors and nurses who have gone up should their ser- vices be required. This is the same mine where an acident occurred about two months ago tn which 3 men were similarly killed. All mine- work its suspended at Coal Creek toduy. Maxwell To Meet Gordon The City' League baseball situation was considerably, .cleared up last aight at a meeting held in the Balr moral Hotel. Only one member of the executive, W. H. McLelland, be sides the secretary, showed up, some of thorn being outVof town or other wise engaged so as to make it im possible for. them to attend, A 'good. number of members of the, three teams were present, and an arrange- ment arrived at (hat will doubtless be confirmed by the executive. The season witt be played out with two teams, .the M: C. and Press; the majority .of the Railway players -i va' liable' going with the Press.; Six more games will be- played, one a JUDGE CASSEL'S INQUIRY Ottawa, July will resume his enquiry into the marine department at Montreal on September 2. After examining all witnesses available at that place, he will proceed to Quebec and then to St. John, N. B. At these points, in addition to the officials of the de- partment contractors, provision mer- chants and other people who had dealings with ilie department will be examined. EACH FORFEIT A GAME Montreal, July and Capital lacrosse teams.have each for- feited a game for playing exhibition instead of championship matches at Toronto on July 18th. This was de- cided at a meeting of the National Lacrosse League here last night by a vote of 4 to 2. s-- It is learned _ today ".HnVf MiScweBTthe concrud.rng on LaboT will meet Gordon, the Massachusetts The Press will keep their own NO ORDERS FOR COAL (Special'to the Herald.) Frank, July Gebo, superin- tendent of the C. A, C. C. Co. of FOR STANDING FIELDS OF W. C McKIiean Awards Prizes jit the Com- petition The judging of _the fields of stand- ing grain entered...in the competition conducted the auspices of. the JJethbridge and District Agricultural Society was done -yesterday by W. C. Frank returned to Frank yesterday of Calgary of the Seed from says that' Grain Branch'.of the Department of there are ho orders for coal in j Agriculture. and only 50 men are at work. .It There were only "three fields of win- appears that ho.orders from the'.prai- rie cities are coining and the mines throughout the Pass are working with only a few men. Consequently Frank town is very dull at-pruser.t. Mr. Gcbo left town _ last _ night the south to look for orders. .for wrestler. Articles 'liave been -drawn_ up but not yet signed in which G or don agrees to throw Maxwell three times in an hour, catch as catch can. If Maxwell, gets one-throw In the hour he wins the match, the stake of and the "gate receipts. ONE WOMAN IS DEAD Xenora, Ont., July Mrs. Acker rhan died in the hospital here this morning and' the. conditions of Mrs. Humphrey is still very critical. Mrs: Ackerman and Mrs. .Humphrey were attacked with .a hammer by a board- er at their house a few days and sustained serious' injuries.. ago Telegraphies Contri, aged 15, was drowncv at Orillia. ing, subject to the decision of the executive" regarding a protested game. The next game will.be played aext Wednesday. r the.players of the three teams combined- into'; two, both- will, be. strong balanced and :tha public will be assured a first: class quality of baseball. .-The Crow's Nest League club are arranging for two games during" the fair.' Cardston has already agreed to come in and play a game. This club has won the championship-of the -league including Raymond and .Magraih.with itself and is playing a good- article The other team will be either the oldlime rivals, Mac- leod, or Nan has made a runaway race of the Southern Alberta League. Either of these clubs will put an exciting game and draw a big crowd.' If there''is-.', not lots of good sport during the fair it will not be the fault of the baseball That Contract For School Books A PECULIAR DROWNING Winnipeg, July Rosen thul, aged 13 years, was drowned in he Assiuiboinc river at St. James ierry last evening. While driving with his .and brothers, the lorse took fright, going down the steep hill to the ferry and plunged nto the river. .The whole party were .hrown into the all were saved but Hynmn who did not come o the suriace. The horse was also Irowned. Regina, July Standard states that "s'ivatei" it has (iorstooiJ !or tune that Hon. Walter Scott curries commission for the Lieutenant Governorship of Saskatchewan in his pocket and that ioiiowing the elections he will retire to the seclusion and safety of the Government whether his con- test is successful or not. The first iblic statement that the Premier holds ilia 'commission is made in a letter to the editor of the Standard, which it publishes today. It is be- lieved that when Premier Scott went to Ottawa shortly ago the Prime! Minister of Canada requested that the elections be brought on immediately with a view to testing public opinion. MJ-. Scott's health is very poor at the present time and it is believed that win or lose, he will take the gubernatorial chair. In case he re- ASK FORMER PREMIER TO PAY UP New Brunswick Government Makes a Demand Upon Mr. Tweedie St. John, N. B., July New Brunswick government has made a demand on Lieutenant Governor Tweedie for payment of inter- est of monies which should be in crown lands department treasury MED AFTER A BRIEF ILLNESS KETCHELL A FAVORITE San Francisco, July mon- ey is beinjr wagered that Stanley Ketchell will knock out Hugo Kelley of 15 rounds tonight when the meet at the Coliseum Rink for the championship honors of that class. reports from Ontario .are that the apple crop this year will as good as last year. The highest price paid 'for wool -at the Fort Benton, Mont., sale was The Western Federation has instructed its executive board to raise a strike fund of August 10th, the date of Lord Rob- ert's visit to Winnipeg will likely be proclaimed a civic holiday. Lord Roberts is prostrated by the heat at Montreal and there is a pos sibility of his western trip bo-ing can- celled. Francisco Sedditi was hanged at Kamloops, B. -Cv this morning for the murder of a hotel proprietor's daughter near .Greenwood by blowing up the hotel with dynamite. Rev. B. G. Brown pastor of the Baptist church at Beamsville, Ont., was drowned at Jordan Harbor while bathing at a picnic yesterday. He was 52 years old. Three members of a construction party r.n -the Canadian Pacific rail way were killed at a point about fifty miles west of Port Arthur by the east bound transcontinental train. "The men ..were- working with the construc- tion train on a -siding and as the train moved they stepped onto the limit) track. The admiralty, after a full investi- gation has exonerated both Admiral Lord Charles Beresford and Admiral Sir Percy Scott from any blame in connection with, the mistaken signal incident of the last naval manocuvr es. The House of Lords passed the "old age pension bill with a number of amendments which will be rejected by the House of Commons. There is little doubt but that the Lords will acquiesce in the-bill when it is re- turned to them. SUICIDE AT MONTREAL Montreal, _July Grey, sole partner in the brokerage firm of J. H. Dunn Co. last night tele- phoned to a friend from the Corona "aotel where he boarded: "Good bye old man J can't stand it any longer. T am going to die tonight." The friend jumped into a cab and hastened to the hotel, where he found Grey unconscious. He had taken poison. He was removed to the. hos- pital where he died today. A STORY OF LOVE Los Angeles. July that he would not be separated from '.its wife who is a leper and who :ms been confined at the hospital, Briga dier General David W. Wardward, re- tired veteran of two wars, has stolen lier from the institution and rushed her across the Mexican border where he declares be will live with her au- lil death separates them. The .Typographical Union held a meeting on Saturday in the Labor Hall and considerable discussion took place on the school text book contracts of the, provincial govern- ment. The following resolution was unanimously adopted and ordered to be. sent, to the Alberta Legislature, the local member W. C. Simmons, to the two. local the Calgary Eye Opener. "At a meeting of the Typographical Union of this City "of Lethbridge, a resolution was unanimously adopted condemning, in strong terms, the ac- tion of your agugust body, in awarding the printing of the School Books for a term of ten years to a firm who has been notoriously unfair to the print ing craft, and we, as members of this organization, being represented in all of the important