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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta yi w ff 1 t Daily Herald vot t. LETHBRhOQE, ALT A., MONDAY, JUNE 1, 1911 NO.' 146. TRAIN HHDUP BY FOUR BOYS Great Northern Em- ployees Near Great Falls Given a Scare Was Suffocated London, May a fire which broke out In a hotel shortly after midnight, W. H. Seeombc, as- sistant foreman of No. 8 fire station was suffocated by smoko, and Arthur Somervillc and Charles Taylor were overcome and hud to bo curried from their rooms. was not miss- ed until the brigade returned to the central when the chief clerk immediately returned and found him dead a few feet from the door. The loss will amount to about mostly caused by smoke and water. NEW WAY TO CATCH THE GUILTY Great Falls, Mont., May hold up last night of a Great Nor- thern train was tho work of three boys who now occupy cells in the city jail. A fourth youth who ad- mits having assisted in the hold up is also a prisoner. The quartette have made a complete confession to police. The four boys arc Al- bert Hatch, aged 15, William Randall aged 17, Harry Rheains, ajjed 15 and George Cresswcll, aged 16. According to the confession the boldup was planned and carried out under the generalship of Hatch, the' youngest of the four, who is said to have turned the switch, ordered the engineer to back and to have gone through the passenger coaches with the conductor, holding the latter at the point of a gun and ordering him to collect money from the passengers According to the other boys it was Hatch who shot William Dempsey, a passenger, on the leg, and narrowly missed shooting Conductor Hayes. Rheams says that Hatch, after they had the scene of the holdup sug- gested that they hold up another pas- senger train. VADERLAND IS SAFE Dover, June agent of the Red Star line here states that he has received a despatch from Antwerp that the steamer Vaderland is anchored in the river Scheldt, reparaing a defect in her machinery. Considerable anx- iety was felt here on account of the rumors that the Vaderland had gone ashore or been in a collision on ac- count of the fog that has prevailed in the English channel for the past thirty-six hours. WELL-KNOWN COUNTERFEITERS They Are the Two Green- goods Men Arrested in DROWNED AT KENORA Kenora, Ont., June little son of R. Cuthbert, was drowned at Keewatin yesterday afternoon with a companion. He was out on one of the stands pulling in driftwood. The lad had gone in to bathe and had got beyond his depth. G. F. GALT APPOINTED Winnipeg, June F. Gait, of the wholesale grocery firm' of G. F. and J. Gait, of this, city has.been ap- pointed by the Ottawa government on a board of conciliation to settle the dispute between the C. P. R- and the shop mechanics. Winnipeg, Jane Cohen ivnd Solomon Salamowicsz, the two greengoods men from Philadelphia captured by Winnipeg police Thurs day morning are in reality two coun terfeiters with national reputation ac cording to the statement of one of th po'ice officials, and the charge of counterfeiting will be laid against Photograph the Eyes of the Person Who Has Been Mur- dered Better At Port Arthur Altooiia, Ills., June in the theory that the last object seen jy a murdered person may be fixed as a photograph negative on the re- tina, caused Coroner Streeper to have a photograph taken of one of the eyes a woman whose body was taken on Thursday from the Mississippi river and who it is though was mur- dered ami thrown into the river. Thf: developed photogaph the coroner says, shows a faint outline of the face of a man with hooked bearded cheeks and gray blouse and cap. The coroner says lie will try to find a pos- sible murderer by the use of the pho- tograph. Port Ont., May breach in and apparently information is ductive of being accumulated with a view to de- No Indians will be used in this trip termine sound and rational policies the whole of the work being done by j with reference to this matter, thc four members of the Royal Xorthl He had the honor of appearing be- West Mounted Police, who compose j fore a committee of the Imperial Cab- the party. With Inspector Pclletier' ine't to give his views and generally go Sergeant .Toyce, Fort Saskatche- he took the ground that it would-be" wan; Constable Walker of Fort 8ns-'n mistake at this juncture to urider- katcnewaii, and Constable Conway of take a faster service on the Atlantic Calgary. These three men will re- lieve thc forces stationed at Fort Churchill arid will remain there for! three years under the charge of than 21 knots and on the Pacific of 13 knots. The enormous cost of 24 or 25 hoats seem to put them out of question as a business proposi- spector Moody, who commands the tion, while 18 knot boats on the Pa- post. Thc men who tire relieved ant-Governor Bulyea. of Alberta, and roturn to Itegina w-th InspcctOr Pel. Premier Hazen. of New Brunswick. letier. 0.10 0.07 0.02 0.22 0.46 0.02 0.05 0.50 0.05 0.02 0.87 0.20 0.02 tr. 0.18 cilic would furnish everything that could be desired until traffic built up to ?uch a point as boats. would warrant The Horse He Was Riding Was Killed and He Was Injured by Falling of a Live Wire on Round Street Totals Averages 2008.11271.4 64.7 41.0 273 ON A VISIT TO KAISER Berlin, May Gustavo of Sweden and :.ho queen arrived here this afternoon aivl were met by the and other members of the royal family. TIio route to the castle was lined witl troops and the royal visitors were prooted enthusiastically all along the line. William Lamb narrowly escaped death last night when thc horse he was riding was killed and be himself injured by a live wire on the electric light service. He was on horseback at tho watering trough in front of the Oliver Block about 7.20 last evening, when the electric light wire burned out at the transformer in front of Long office, and fell across Mr. Lamb's arm and the horses neck. Tho horse boltod throwing Mr. Lairib off clearing him of the wire which he had triod to keep off with his arm. A part of the wire from which the insulation had come off came in con tact with the horse's neck and thf wire instantly wound around the ani mal killing it instantly and torribly burning it. Mr. Lamb was burned somewha in the arm and as a result is partial LOCAL BUDGET H. II. flarn.-s, of Macleod, was a visitor in the city yesterday. C. Lynch, manager of tho Rank of Commerce, Macleod. was in the city on Saturday. A. A. Ualker of Fort Saskatche- wan and J. Walker ami D. C. of Vancouver, R. C.. are in the. city today. Mr. and Mrs. John Kenny and family went to Cnlgary this morning nnd will in future n-side thoro. Cal- gary Iwing Mr. Kenny's headquarters y paralyzed on one side today. of Customs offices, ascribes his escape to the fact that he! T- B- of Vir- lad rubber boots on, inttrcepting her sister-in-law, current. Mrs. G. U. Johnston, from Friday The accident was doubtless caused 'imtil last nighL whon shc left for hcr by the rain soaking through the in-inome- sulation at the transformer causing it! Vcstenlny afternoon thc infant to burn out and the weight of the rain 1Ir- Mrs Spt-ncer J. on the wire caused it to fall. McCaig. died of pneumonia after be- ing ill only since Saturday after- noon. The child was four months old. Tn Xelson Frasct "s advl. on Sat- urday, gnvn gage plums were advcr- CHILD WAS KILLED Chatham. Ont., June Scott, colorod, aged six years, son of A. V. tised at 2 lins for .'onts instead Soott, concession eight, Chatham ;0f o t-or cents. Their was a rcg- township. was killed by lightning rush for the fruit 50 that in a Saturday while in an upstairs bed-j very short time they were cleaned out The mother and two that the people of Leth- in the room across no. sjow- lo bar- lgains ami also that they read Her- ald rtdvts. to livid th.> room alone. er children hall were unhurt. All th< windows of the house were broken. ;