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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Herald VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, NUMBER 31. HOLMES GETS 5 YEARS ANNEXATION FRENCH JOE, 7 YEARS Judge Scott Sentenced Prisoners to the Penitentiary Tourville Narrowly Escapes Getting the Lash OF STAFFORD VILLAGE Seven years in the penitentiary is the sentence pronounced upon Max- ime Tourville (French Joe) by Mr. Justice Scott this morning in the Su- preme court. Mr. Harris on behalf of the prisoner spoke of the fact that I- Tourville and the woman had been married in Montana several years ago, and have lived together ever since, except when the woman left him occasionally, until a year or so ago when the woman began an open life of shame. He promised to live a better life as soon as liberated and asked for a merciful sentence. The judge said that while the fact that the prisoner had cared for the children in their earlier years, when they were deserted by both parents, was in his favor, he could not overlook the enormity of the crime. Had it not been for this he would have sen- teiiced him to the limit as well as order him whipped but under the cir-j cumstances would omit the whipping, and sentence him to seven years in the penitentiary. FIVE YEARS FOR HOLMES Edward "W. Holmes was sentenced to five years in penitentiary, hav- ing been found guilty of the charge Petition Prestnted to the City Will Hold Conference With Village AN OUTFIT FOR THE PG1H Request Made to City Council Need of Roller on the Streets (From Tuesday's Daily) The threatened invasion of the city (From Tuesday's Daily) There was a full house at the Court- of stealing cattle. C. F. Harris, his Staffordvme took piace last night cil meeting last night with the advocate put in a strong plea j when hal{ a (iozea or so Of the leading CttpUOll .of Watson. There were clemency on account of the prisoner s dtizens o{ that burg led by w. C. j delegates galore from all parts of the wife and four small children who are gimmonSj as spokesman, in- city outside of it with -varied re- in destitute circumstances, the sad- sanctum of the city fathers i quests. Tbe noting had a distinctly ness being increased by the fac" and presented to them their petition agricuitural air owing to the -extreme the fifth child had died the day tne ng for annexation to the gtrong odor of horse staWe that father was found guilty The inmxlucing the delegation, Mr.icame fronl below ..where the JAPS CHASED WASHES AWAY TRAIN HELDUP THE TRAIN CREW C. P. Conductor Be- longing to Revel- stoke Nearly Killed BRIDGES AND DAM BY FOUR BOYS Heavy Rains at Frank! Great Northern Em- Doing a Let of Dam- age House are Flooded ployees Near Great Falls Given a Scare Great Falls, ilont., of a Great Nor- Vancouver, B. C., May infuriated Japanese all but killed a Canadian" Pacific Railway conductor, Thos. Hughes, of Revelstoke last Sun- day night in one of the most peculiar! uously. The darn supplying the town encounters, that have occurred since broke last night and the town water is aiso a prisoner. The quartette (Special to the Herald.) Prank, June l.-Rain has been up' last .ithern train was the work of three occupy .cells in the who ad- having assisted in the'hold.up ing for the last ten days and the three days it has been falling contin- city jail. the brown men have come to British y has been cut off. Ihave made a complete confession to Ai- remarked that such almost invariably lollows crime Columbia. Hughes is now in the The going to Lille is wash- ,the police. The-four-boys are ed away as well as the bridge cross-; bert Hatch, aged-15, William Randall: hospital suffering from his going to Bellevue aged 17, Harry Rheams, aged 15 and and that he felt that he must .give able owing to the provisions of the act' _ service but were o{ the newly installed -fire alarm Hls case IS but an m tne through the slide road has also gone, j George Cresswell, aged 16. and system alike the putting to flight of the entire train i Several houses are flooded and Mil- According to the -confession- the 1 4-T-. M.V-WWI- G V O LrCCLJJJ. cLXIu. j a severe sentence and. tnereiore gave governing to incur such. a Qf AW_ Cunningham and Chief crew and the delaying of traffic on the: livery- bam, situated, near Gold holdup was planned and carried out. him five years. WM. LAMB HAD A NARROW ESCAPE The Horse He Was Riding Was Killed and He Was Injured by Falling of Irage indebtedness. The other alter- ,Fowler_ native was to become a part of the, WANTS TO BE POLICEMAN" citv of Lethbridge and to this endj they had fulfilled the the R N w M p. Jorce at that I of the city charter by getting a P-: ap for a position on the tition signed by the owners force. Referred to License and the city saying lor ut. uui.il -u UIJVL. yi I between the power station and the "outfit" car lao-e v-ould of course, consider terms Japanese outnt car i v, ATr .PumPinS station could be placed on Japanese were sleeping. The brake! ni comics in. wiiicn as iur. _ tha existing line 01 poles. nf M-T iell off i I main line of the C, P. R. for a couple jCreek- is likely to collapse. j under the generalship of Hatch, the. A large number of men are at youngest of the four, who is said to work clearing away the debris so-have turned the switch, ordered, the that the water will have a freer pass .engineer to back and to have gone the passenger coaches with, ithe conductor, holding'the latter at I of hours. reight train about half way be- Kamloops and Revelstoke. to raining heavily. VS. aAn SOn Simmons afterwards explained, means that they would be willing to assume; a share of such debenture indebted- rigging of the Japanese car fell off j the existing line of pole: IS CITY LIABLE _____ HE Miebach wrote asking the track. In a UVA On Round Street I the" de- city what it is going to do about re- score of Japanese were outside looking Ve Wire On IVOlinU UUCCL him for keeping the old for trouble. .They picKed up stones. Ithe point of a gun and 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 (From Daily.) amb narrowly escaped death last night when the horse he was riding was killed and he birnseli injured by a live wire on the electric light service. He was on horseback .at the 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 -Bros, office, and fell across. Mr. Lamb's arm and the horses neck. The horse bolted throwing Mr. Lamb off clearing him of the wire which he had tried 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 the instantly wound around the ani- mal killing it instantly and terribly- burning it. Mr. Lamb was burned somewhat the arm and as a result is partial- and the wheels were thrown from the j Thg case .Qf QQ_ scene Qf holdup gug_ ied the Supreme court Friday that they hold up another pas- ,nd Saturday morning. This senger train. bentures issued for local improve-; imbursing him for keeping the old ior trouoie. ,j.uey picircu up cage of the criminal pro- ments from which they derived Michael Deviney, whom the city and clubs and started down tracK cegdi instituted by Mrs: Elizabeth benefits should be outside their to Devil's Lake recently. The after the tram crew. Hughes was the; rrcd tc the soli- nrst man ttiey met bmty. Chas. Peacock, secretary-treasurer of citor for his opinion as to the city's- the village presented the petition sign-. liability. killed him. He was beaten black and blue and will for many days be in ritii- side today..: He ascribes his escape to the- fact that he had rubber boots on, intercepting the current. The accident was doubtless caused tableland tfuuTtheBatten- eer and by the rain soaking through the in- The Valuation of the alone was'tion of the aldermen "be especially" but 'were J sulation at the transformer causing it to burn out and the weight of the rain against Y. S. Shepard some GREAT FRUIT CROP Hamilton, Ont., June time ajio. On the suggestion of Judge! from Niagara penninsula report the ed by sixty ratepayers in Stafford vil- The report of Cecil B. Smith was the hospital. The brakeman, engin- McKenzie to c> Beck, Shepard assigned his agree- j fruit crop this year wiii be the great-" ments with both Mrs. Munro and Ed. j est in history and claim, there is no f Olir clerk of -and Ed. McKenzie and a writ was is- on the wire caused it to fall. inqujrecj called to the same, which is ran for their liv'es- sued to eziforce payment against Ar- The brakeman and conductor fin- E_ Wilson of Calgary who pur- the new to having it go on record, in CHILD WAS KILLED would be another North Ward, al- 'the minutes. ally escaped from the infuriated Tap- 'chased both of the parcels of land ways wanting sidewalks, waterworks, WANT SIDEWALK AND CROSSING anese into the woods. Other Japanese from xhe evidence of Mrs. etc., to which Mr. Peacock replied that they wanted water now but would Chatham, Ont., June l.-Wm. Scott, want other things as well later or they colored, aged- six years, son of A. V. would stay as they are. To allay the Scott, concession eight, Chatham Mayor's fear that Stafford would all township, was killed by lightning move out to No. 5 shaft, Mr Simmons Saturday' while in an upstairs bed- said that it was to the city s interest room alone. The mother and two oth- to keep the people in the city and er children in the room across the not have them scattered all along he hall were unhurt. All the windows of river and Mr Peacock sazd that the Fourteen residents and ratepayers chased the engineer and fireman. Munr0j McKenzie and Shepard went on Westminster Road asked for aside back to the locomotive. The fireman to show that 91J5QQ out of the pur, walk on Redpath St. to and across; succeeded in cutting oS the engine. price of had been paid Westminster Road and down that from the cars and the locomotive Mrs, Munro and out of street to Duflerin St. Referred to run "light" to Tapen siding, Ed McKenzie. The defendant's Works and Property committee. BURBIgDGE'S JOB the house broken. care of the fire alarm of. the city. NEW POLICEMEN The council approved Chief ON A VISIT TO-KAISER Berlin, May Gustave of Sweden and the queen arrived here this afternoon and were met by the emperor and other members of the royal family. The route to the castle was lined with troops and the royal visitors were greeted enthusiastically all along the line. REDUCE COST OF BOOKS Frcdericton, N. B., May government has completed arrange- ments with Gage Co. to arrange for a supply of school books. The price to the people will be reduced about one half. The government will buy outright and send venders through the country. Piles are easily and quickly check- ed with Dr. Snoop's Magic Ointment. To prove I will mail a'small trial box as a convincing test. Simply ad- dress Shoop, Racine, Wife. I surely would not send it free unless I was cerain that Dr. Shoop's Magic Ointment would stand the test. Re- member it is made expressly and alone for swollen, painful, bleeding or itching Tpiles, either external or in- ternal.. Large jar 50c. Sold by J. J. Johnston. Lambing Season railway would run to the new shaft and the people would- not leave it if they had city privileges. Aid. Ives pointed out that it would r be another part of the city requiring WVTER far greater expenditure than the rev- A Bnx .the incident was reported. Train No-1 contention is that he has paid J97 and a stock train came along and Qn the-Munro is -fiiere- 'were delayed two hours while a party' fore entitiea to the title of officials went up the line to paci- property. The case is com- ify the Orientals. The conductor and plicated bjr the fact that Shepard is. brakeman were taken aboard and a-minor> agreements made with i Hughes rushed through to the hospit-1 him are not enforceabie against him. pies appointments the.torce None of the Japanese -had Lordship reserved 5udgment re, E. v. Fitzgerald.and H.iinjured by thft going off the! _kiljg it seemed difficult to tracks and their attack on the train- j render a decision that would do jus- The Ellison Milling Co. objected to ?95 for water they used while .men a enue it produced. Aid. Ives pointed out that in the case of the North The sheep men of Southern Alberta mo-nt already expended building was under erection, have had one of the best lambing t The city however did not think the seasons in the history of the sheep the city this year would reach raising industry in uhis part The Nopth Ward ithe company amount too large and so informed _ season is practically over and the m This meant y flocks havj averaged an increase of expenditure on that part of fnllv nmetv-five ner cent. 0. o. r _ _ ___ _. McGUFFlN'S REQUEST tice to all parties. ALBION RIDGE Albion Ridge, May AL Welsh and J. C. Hemm received a A meeting car load of posts last week from Fer- of the Waterworks and 'inie, B. G. Mr. John Swint is putting a new c s J. A. McGuffin informed the and Light committees fully ve per c the cjty was ajmost three times .as "that he had a skating rink last year jwill be hcld on Wednesday .evening to Crests flock had lamos. job. revenue. As it is nowjand had paid S30 for water but had discuss Enirinocr Cecil B. Smith's re- around his place. Youngs fceil .Q needing sewer a Green and Male, 2000 and He-asked proportionately. The crop of wool south of nection than will be very heavy this year and in Staffordville and wood explained that the four" combiried go close to thousand pounds The price this year will be lower than the last two years when it was seventeen and six- city made nothing out of it when the port. His report on Company's plant "will the Electric j Crops are looking fine after be discussed rains in this locality. when the estimate of value of the plant prepared by ihe company Mr. Simmons in speaking of the.'cost of puttmg in the service, taking submitted for consideration with ilr. it out, and the amount of water used j smith's report, is considered, and had advised Mr. arranged later remarked that under the Act, the pro- vincial government had power to an- acainst going into the af- teen cents a pound nex and arrange terms at once but'V.. Sheepmen are hoping to get fifteen cents but may not get over twelve. i go the ___________ _ consent of the parties concerned. Finally it was arranged that a INVITATION committee including Aid. Adams, Mr. F. G. Garbutt, principal of the t Macbeth and Cunningham consider Garbutt Business invites all young people and parents people to discuss terms, interested in stenographic, business The application was referred to the College of matter and meet the Staffordville ;ers-Cunningham Waterworks Committee REQUEST FOR SIDEWALK Geo. Rogers, president of the Rog- L-umber Co. asked .f THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE IJEAD OFFICE, TORONTO B. E. WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager the council to build 200 feet of side- jwalk and two crossings so that peo- pie could get to the office of the com or telegraphic training, to call and QAVE HIM GOLD WATCH !pany The grouml being made from see the attractive Garbutt School At the conciusion of the service at dcpositcri thore was almost im- hibit at the Dominion Exhibition, Wesley Church last evening a num- gablc wct weather. Mr. and witness illustrations of the stu- ber o{ friends of Fred Killop remain- KQ WQuld )ike to votc for the by- dents' work in. speedy touch typewrit- ed behind and presented this fmd it'harci to do ing. _________________, faithful member of the choir with a i vaiuabie goid watch. Mr. Killop was i taken completely by surprise, but i managed to express his thanks very j graciously. He has been a valued {member of the Wesley Church choir j for a number of years, taking most of i the bass solo work, his rich strong 'voice always being heard with "the" fire" ap- X1re by the congregation._________jparatus that city has and gave var- His courtesy ESTABLISHED 1867 Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, find it hard walks were built on re- nonc where bus- iness houses such as his had to do without any walk. The request was referred to the Works and Property Committee. In response lo the inquiry of the Council, the secretary-treasurer of Branches throughout Canada, and in the united States and England Every facility afforded to farmers and others for the transaction of their Sales notes will be cashed or taken for collection. FOSTER'S PREDICTION Mrs. B. R. Talbot is entertaining her mother and sister, Mrs. Hitter and daughter from Groton, N. Dak. There will be a meeting held May 27 at the home of Mr. Bosch for. the purpose of electing trustees for the new school, soon to be erected, as yet the location of which has not been determined. Mr. M. Lynn has been putting in strawberry plants and other small fruits the past week. Mr. Lynn is of the opinion that small fruits will do well in this locality. Mr. Sage i.s preparing r.o sow flax. Will Nortam made a business trip to Lethbridge last Monday. R. T. H-.-mm was in Lethbridge Saturday on business. Mr. Carlson was in Claresholm on business last Mr. Wallace has finished his house on his homestead and is expecting his wife from Ontario. George Walln.ee was in Lethbridge Friday on i Mrs. J. C. Hemm received a tele- I gram last week calling her to Indian- George Heighra, jr., arrived home apolis. Indiana to her brother who Saturday from Iron Springs where ho wfls thrown between cars and crush- in the employ of the rail- road. Races Postponed To June 16-17 (From Tuesday's Daily.) The management of tne local meet of the Western Turf Association, last night declared the races off that were to be held here on Wednesday and Thursday June 3rd and 4th. This morning the announcement is made that they will be held on June 16th and 17t.h, when it is expected the rains xvill bo. over and the track in good shape. Coaldale Notes Coaldale, .7une A. P. Vcalc of the firm of Vcale and Dop'ew is spending a few day.s in Lethbridge. has been residing on his homestead. variety of fruit that will' be an ex-- ception. Cereals and hay are also unusually, heavy in this district. _ Money to Loan on farms LANDS FOR. SALE Along New Rail- way now being constructed North West of Lethbridge Township 24 W 1-2 of Section 8 at per A. S. E. 1-i of Section 7 at per A. S.W. 1-4 of Section 19 at per A. He will return Wednesday. Mr. Thomas Patching and banking- business. PY MAI I DnlliMliU DI this way with equal facility. Lethbridge Branch Accounts may be opened by mail, and monies deposited or withdrawn in 115 C. G. K. Nourse, Manager First of June will be marked by a great heat wave which will set in about May 30 and will be warmest weather of the month. There will be dangerous storms in some lo- ious other information, was acknowledged. POL1CK KQUIPMENT Chief Gillcspic made a request jjllio, returned Friday from Hot-j equipment of revolvers, billies, belts, Ujneau, where sister, whose illness etc., for his He asked for a them to California, was buried Another sU-.im ploughing is desk also, the desks in.the office be- ing the property of ex-Chief Parry. The requests were referred to the Li- 'cense and Police Committee. Tenders calities. Rains in Western will be asked for police uniforms. Canada during June will be telephone in ex-Chief Parry s house will be transierrcd to Chici Oil normal. lespic's residence. (Continued on Back Page.) in tho vidnil.v. is breaking for Mr. Finla of Tabcr U. Pawson. anywhere in 20 just one of Dr. Shoop's Pink Pain Tablets. Pain moans pressure-- is all. Dr, Shoop's i Pink Pain quickly enax Township 23 3.W. 1-4 of> Section 30 at per A. (Improved) jSi.E. 1-4 of Section 26 at per At Township 23 All of Section 24 at per A. 3-4 of Section 35 at per A. ]XT.E. 1-4 of Section 26 at per A. E. 1-2 of Section 13 at per A. S. 1-2 of Section 28 at per A. N. 1-2.of Section 30 at per A. E. 1-2 of Section 3 at per A. 3-4 of Section 8-11-22 at per A." S. E. 1-4 of Section 30-10-22 at per A. (Improved. Some in wheat- Snap) I have thousands of other acres for sale in this Garden Spot of the Lethbridge District Here are two good All of Section 30-12-22 at on crop payment plan. All of Section 9-12-22 at on crop payment plan. This is an A 1 Sec- tion and is all fenced and some in wheat. Big on to it quick. S. Cokely made a business trip d from pajn cen. to Medicine Hat Monday. Mrs. Percy I.upton is quite serious ly ill with quinsy. Two calls of doctor from Lethbridge have been no ccssary. After that, pain is gone. Head- painful with W. R. looms 2 Sooted Block Hit by Tab- j_ Johnston. MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS ;