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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JUNE 7, !909. NO. 141. BODIES FLOAT DOWN THE RIVER Passed Through Cal- gary But Were Not -Recovered Calgary, Alta., June report that two dead bodies of men were seen floating dowu the Bow Eiver was telephoned to the police station on Satur- day but as the report was not made until some time after the bodies had been seen pass- ing under Langevin Bridge, nothing could be done to se- cure them. All the outlying districts have been notified and the river will be closely watched. From appearance they seem- ed not to have been in the wa- ter long and both were full grown men. BY STEAMER TO WINNIPEG Party from Grand Forks Making Trip on Red River Km.rn.TSon, Man., Jmie steamer and party from Grand Forks bound for Winnipeg, via the Red River, is expected to arrive in Em- erson enrly tomorrow morning. It was found necesary to cut the rails .it both ends of the Great Northern Railway bridge in order to pass the vessel, "through the structure, which has not been swung for 20 years. The party will be augmented on its arrival here by four prominent cit- izens of the town in the Dr. McFadden, -John Whitman, E. Castle- man and William Gait, collector of customs. The trip is estimated at about 300 miles, 200 miles from Grand Forks to Emerson and 100 miles from Emerson to Winnipeg. x TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The seven-year-old son of White was -drowned in the Welland River at Welland, having fallen in from the bank. J. E. Campbell, of Hepworth, Out. has been, appointed Canadian trade commissioner at Leeds, succeeding J. B. Jackson, transferred to the Orient. The first warm days have been marked in St. Petersburg by an Alarming increase of cholera. It was 'thought this disease was almost stamped out in the capital. J. A. M. Patrick, of Yorkton, has been elected grand master of the Oddfellows of Saskatchewan. Dr. W. J. Wrigglesworth has been elected a school trustee at Feraie, with one majority over his oppon- Charles Egerton Rycrson, secretary of the Toronto public library board, is dead. He was a son of the fam- ous Egerton Rycrson, father of the Ontario educational system. Mrs. Florence Brown committed aUlciUe at Fort William by drinking carbolic acid. Her husband is at pre- sent working in Saskatchewan. When Lulu, the little daughter of Rcbert Walsh, Peterboro, Ont., re- turned home, she found her father sitting- at the door dead. He was 55 years old. Death was caused by heart trouble. Bishop Sweeney's first ordination service was held in St. Alban's Ca- thedral, Toronto, yesterday. Among the candidates ordained was Ralph D. Harrison, B.A., who will work in Calgary diocese? The body of Israel EaTl, 65 years of age, was found in the lake at Smith's Falls. He and a companion named JVIcCormick sailed in a boat last Tuesday. Tt is supposed McCor- mick was also drowned. Jas. Arthurs, of Toronto, who for 50 years was engaged in manufac- ture of artificial limbs, under the firm name of Arthurs Co., died at the age of 81 years. The body of G. A. Boissinea was brought to the .surface of the Kom- inistiqua River at Fort William, hav- ing been 24 hours in the water. Prince, daughter of Mr. IT. Prince, a well-known Winnipeg citi- zen, died Saturday from the effects of injuries receiver! by her clothing catching fire nt a bon-fire. Rev. Father Dal ton, of St. Marys' Roman Winnipeg, in his sermon, objected strongly to the play "The Gingerbread Man" which is on at Walker theatre there. He said it was an unseemly and scan- dalous play. CITY DISTRICT. __ The Sunny Belt Elevator Co., of this city, is. opening a branch office Mrs. W. II. Conibear will receive tomorrow and not again this sea- son. Mrs. J. llolton arrived from Eng- land and joined her husband here on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Holton are living in the North Waed. Miss Clark, of Raymond, who sang so acceptably at the Lincoln celebra- tion in the city last fall, delighted the audiences at Wesley church with two solos yesterday. A. M. Ritchie has accepted a posi- tion in. the grocery department of the Brown Co.'s store. There was an exceptionally large crowd out to hear the Citizens baud concert last night. The band played well, but it was easily Keen they were playing under difficulties, several of the men having to sit upon the rail- ings of the stand. Conductor Harper with his 35 men would do well to play upon the grass until the new bandstand is completed. BAPTIST CHURCH WAS RE-OPENED OTTAWA DEAD Passed Away Sudden- ly While On Pastor- al Visit .June Mr. Oliver is .leaving for Knglaml at the end of (he week on business connected with his department. On his return he will go west and spend the summer. j .UK! will visit the Seattle exhibition. lion. Mackenzie Kiny; passed suc- i eessfully his examination for the de- gree of i'h.D. at Cambridge, Mas., i University. j A. M. Qibbeauit, president the Ottawa, -June Duhamel, archbishop of the Catholic diocese of Ottawa, died late Dominion Textile Workers, Montreal, notified the Department of Labor TO DEVELOP NEW COAL he was making a pastoral visit, was years of age. The remains were brought here and will lie in state at the Basilica un- til the funeral oh Thursdav. CITY AND DISTRICT Martin Kendricks is 'going to re- side OQ his homestead at Sundial. Mike Kerrigan has resigned his po- sition in the Ore deportment. i T. H. Fleetwood left Sunday night i for fat, where he will run as express messenger on the Medicine jliat, Cranbrook local. A. M. Grace, who is in the city, reports that men are at work I in'the ditches being constructed for I the Southern Alberta Irrigation Co.. south of Gleichen. W. Toole, of Calgary, and H. L. Watt, secretary of the Canada Life insurance Co., Toronto, were in the city, yesterday. Today they took an automobile trip to Claresholm. They j were astounded at the wonderful ad- i vance being made by Lethbridge. I Invitations have been issued by re-cont inquiry before the conciliation in "southern Alberta. and A- I-e'ti-h for the mar- riage of their daughter, Miss Lou Coal and Coke Company.' Macfarlaue Lcitch. to James Gordon 11 be locat at Lee Sutherland on Thursday, June 17, at at church, Cran- Local Men Form Com- pany To Operate Near Frank .Joseph thllt employees, of the Dominion Tex-j Jn a ulonlhs anothr-r large coal Roman jtik; wero com'cmed in the-jand coke company will be opera tin, Saturday night" at Castlernau when: had accepted award of the compuny will be Known He i boarfL PIG KILLER TURNS INTO MANKILLER Large Congregations Heard Sermons By Rev. D. B. Harkness For some weeks the pastor and congregation of the First Baptist church have, been looking forward to the time when, the repairs and alter- ations would be completed and the church would be ready for the spec- ial re-opening services. The pastor, liev. W. HeiU, was a leader among the volunteers wno so energetically devoted their time and means so that the church might be enlu.rgeti and beautified. All could be pardoned yes terday for feeling prkle, for the work has been well done. Partitions have been removed and the auditorium reseated with com- fortable chairs. The building has been painted decorated in appro- priate tints. Much of the material and labor was donated by members of the congregation. For example, one man. gave the sidewalk, another the paint, another the pulpit, etc. So far they have received about in contributions and promises, while the total expense was about but yesterday's collections would help reduce the balance. As yet the congregation has not solicited con- tributions from any outside of their own church. The superintendent of Baptist Mis- sions for the four Western Provinces, Rev. D. B. Harkness. j who is on a tour of the West, pre- sided in the pulpit both morning and evening. In the morning he preached an ex- cellent sermon on the text found in Luke where Peter said "Mas- ter, it is good for us to be referring to the transfiguration scene- As an introduction the speaker re- ferred to his first visit to Lethbridge and the occupation of the remodelled church by the congregation. The speaker drew many practical lessons which could be learned from the in- cident of Peter's remark at the Transfiguration of the Saviour. "The old-time fisherman was great- ly honored by being present at the transfiguration. God's gentlemen are not known by the clothes that they wear. What were the motives that moulded the personality and charac- ter of Peter The disciples of Christ ever had the shadow of the cross be- fore them. We are like Peter in be- ing- impressionable with the influ- ences of nature and nature's God. To this was added the fellowship of Peter with Christ and Mos'es and Klias. The re-action of the past was upon him and he wanted to be with them forever. It was simply a pretty dream. Yet if granted, it would not develop sterling manhood in Peter. On and on. must be the everlasting struggle of the soul that seeUs the truth. "A man must always be what he Pursued Fellow Workmen and Slew Five of Them Surnerville, Mass., June ;i maniac look, John Murphy turned from pig sticking to maukiliing in the NbrUi Packing and Provision Company's slaughter house today and driving his fellow workmen before him like a herd of swine, slew five of them and wounded four others. Among tlie wounded is Dr. Daniel S. Hayes and Government Inspector Walt ham. Shortly after two .o'clock be. sudden- ly uttered a "terrible shriek and jumped at Dr. Hayes, waving his 15 inch razor-edged knue in his hand. He cut Dr. Hayes a deep gash in the neck, stabbed him over the heart and practically dismembered him. The terrified workmen rushed for the door, but were not quick enough to escape Murphy who ra.ii after them, slashing right and left. Every man be struck went down with a groan. The men plunged down stairs with Murphy after them and at every landr ing he struck somebody. Oajthe sec- ond floor one of the workmen, -an Italian seized a heavy bar of iron and felled ;Murphy to the floor, but Mur- phy was quickly on his feet and wounded another man. On the street, floor he was given another ter- rific blow on the head and hi.s knife was wrenched from his hand. Two policemen came to assistance and Murphy was, given a fearful beat- ing before he was finally overpowered. Murphy is 50 years old, weighs 200 pounds and was regarded as the strongest men in the pl-uit. He had been engaged in pi killing for the same company some years. No Contracts Let For Our Navy MORRIS IS A FREE MAN Regina, Sask., June nest Morris, the man accused of the Milestone murder was found not guilty and dis- charged at 7.30 p.m. tonight. The acquittal was largely duts to-the. evidence Kachael Kinkade the 15-year-old fiancee of the prisoner, whose testi- mony as to the actions of the prisoner on the night ui the tragedy was directly opposite to that of. her mother. Leo Lake and the Lake, eleven miles east of Frank. The work of organization has been going on for six: months, under F. St.' C. Farran, with head oiuces in this city. The prospectus has been drafted and will be ready for circulation in a few days. The company will be capitalized at The property is said to be an ex- ceptionally good prospect, having 11 seams of steam coke and domestic- coal, with a total thickness of sixty- nine feet. In a -couple of years the output will be tons per day. The majority of the promoters are well known Lethbridge men. The provisional directors of the company are President, J. K. Barrett, L.L-D-, Dominion Inspector of Inland Re- venue. Directors E. Ashburner, M.S., A., It. J. Co.. Lethbridge E. A. Power. M.K., formerly of Vicers Sons and .Maxim of England, Leth- bridge. Oncers J. L. Parker, consulting engineer E. Ashburner, mine engin- eer E. A. Power, secretary-treas.; F. rit. C. Farran, general manager solicitor, IT. A. o'clock brook. FORESTERS AT KNOX CHURCH GO AND SEE THE COLONIES Lord Rosebery's Adivce-The Imperial Press Con- ference Ottawa, .June announce- ment in a Montreal paper on Satur- day to the effect that the Canadian government has -rushed into arrange- ments with Hawthorne, Leslie Cootc Co., of Newcastle-on-Tyne, for immediate construction of. a of vessels for the proposed Canadian auxiliary navy, is on the face of it absurd. The various ship building firms of Great Britain are alive to the fact that Canada in course of a short time their services and have not been slow to get into touch with the Minister of Marino and Fisheries, but it is safe to say tbat until the imperial naval defence conference is held in July no con- tracts will be let. nor is it likely that the real character of Canada's navy will be taken up by the con- ference. London, June 7. All leading jour- nalists with a few exceptions in Groat Britain were present at a banquet at the International exhibition at Shepherd's Bush; Saturday rrinht, to welcome doleg.-i.fes to the imperiVil press After' loyal Lord Burnham, who preside' to the most sa it Pi'vin Greater fervent to God that Anxious To Enforce Law Calgary, June is a most encouraging desire on the part of local authorities all over Southern Alberta for a better enforcement of the liquor laws and the laws against the slot machines and other inveti- in wri- the guests said the response inviiation ha-d exceeded nguiiu- expectations. "These to rue. are men who from ilritain bey-ond the sons forih thfir hands to ns in expectations, which 1 hope may never be disappointed. shiill grasp with all our strtMi'-'fh in a grip ol loyal and last- ing friendship." (Loud cheers.) Lord Ros.ebory, the ornlor the Empire and master of elocution, hu- mor and satire, and impassioned in- vocation. WHS greeted most, emhns.- iasticully rising to prop se the toast of "Our Ho sp >kt- of the political situation at home and elsewhere throughout the British empire. He said go to Canada whore there are many new things to be soon. There would be scon that oven under the most advanced deny cracy. the Prime Minister may hold his ow'.i against successive buffets "f innum- erable genera) elections. They might seo in Canada that wealth is not a crime Some ot most glu'winc specimens of that tlie sennon by Rev. A. M. Gordon. The pastor took as his subject the emblem of the Forostors and as his t5ie words, "Life is an J. McDougal fiscal The qualities necessary for a good STRIKE MAY SOON BE OVER Conciliation Board To Have Report Ready To-morrow arche rare also those characteristics iif good man. "It is necessary to have an. aim in life. If want to make noise set off a firecracker or for a display- use fireworks. But it takes a clear TT eve and a steadv hand to hit the Atlantic transcontinental railway. He return attend agent, E. W. M. Mermagen. WILL ATTEND FUNERAL Ottawa, June Wilfrid Laur-i ier has gone to Quebec to confer with tlie City Council re terminal of rhe: to Ottawa oh Wednesday to the funeral of Duhamel. Any fool could hit a barn door .at ten yards, but it took to Archibishop i fin tile slippery willow wand or Wil- __ I liam Tell to hit an. apple on his son's head. S. me men are toiling and moil- day in and day out- and never at- C. N. R. SAYS IT'S NOT BUYING LAND Regina, Sask., June is report- ed that a large amount of property in the east end of the city, options upon which were obtained early, in the week by Tasker working in conjunction- with William McBain, representative of the .Canadian Nor- thern land department here, _ has been sold. The total is said to be in the neighborhood of It is generally believed that the purchase has to do with, the estab- lishment of the C. N. R. terminals at this point. The official confirma- tion of the deal, is, however, lacking. Winnipeg, June official ol the C. N. R. in. Winnipeg, asked about the above Regina deal, declared-that his company bad not been buying land in'Reginal KILLED A MURDERER St. Louis, June anything. The aimless life is trial for murder here, was assassin- often a useless one. Employers want in the corridor of the capable of being promoted. have force a ted Courts by James KRIIO, ex-deputy constable today. "Life like an arrow needs to plenty of motive power or if the aim is to succeed. Jacob was taught- that will power and cunning was not enough and he learned to depend on the power of God. Will power and tho Grace of Gcd is a com- bination thiit can overcome any dif- ficulties. i ness is also needed. Care B.C., Juno moun- nol..only in yoiir weapons but ' in God and keop your powder dry.' "Thr- sursroon aims to save life but Man Drowned At Moyie, B.C. .Nelson, lain streams have become almost normal agaan. Cool nights are pre- venting more (loads. The Canadian Pacific railway and the Great North-: ]ias -to ?mit in !iuje em have large gangs at work at the t.tij.. ,iu.rcj1.uit ;lims nt ;l different washouts all over the dis- take ear' would tn't pause to point "in is, no matter where he is. Geogra- j for said Rt-v. W. G.jjv.ios and physieul support in the had t ho van- over the dis- tricts, but it, wiil he some time next week before the most importsm gaps are put right for traffic. At Movie, U.C., Chas. Diamond, of East Kootenay, was -drowned, 'due to high witters. e of Christ was at first sight for lit1 w'as crucified, but NO MAILS YET ON DAYLIGHT LOCALS As yot no official arrangement, lias been made for sending or receiving mails by the daylight locals between Medicine Hat and Cranbrook. Mail from Calgary, however, will arrive as usual. our phy 'does not change a man's Fortune, secretary o fthe Alberta actcr. Moving from Winnipeg to Temperance and Moral Reform League j Lethbridge does riot change my Mr.-Fortune 1ms just re- acter. A man's environment may j a meeting of the oxi'C- have an influence but character U-ncrne. which was conduct is what determines a man's j jn gtratheona Friday night. destiny. A jail could not shut }u: continued. yan from the world. A thief in koep'ri-s have been found is still a thief at heart. Neither! observing tho hiw and s in- South the urgod istthat every possible effort be made tc persuade tlie exhibition authorities goodness in or evil out in the case of a monk or a -hermit. The evil thoughts are good or evil so far as the soul and personality behind good or evil. "Peter's mistake was in being sat- j not u, brjng Indians to Edmonton, isfied. H is a characteristic of thft a visjt to life gospel that it makes men unsatisfied j? "dpnioniliziTif: to them. The but not dissatisfied. The Christian authoritif-s hnvo given tliHr soul is ever hungry; for something jnssuranc.R no liquor will be al- bettcr. Ke who is satisfied with nt the celebration and that himself is lost. There is no for him. (Continued on back .special police protection will bo giv- legislature? might, imiui! ihi. In tho same strain Now Xealand. Australia Afric.i nnd India.- advising his h ,.yrs iind thirteen compur d the The Fleming sen) prisoners ye.u-s. NEW LIBERAL LEADER Winnipeg. Juno C. Morns, M.P.P.. for Lansdownc has been chosen leaiter of the sition in tin- Provitioi.ti House. He sitoceeds Hon. J. Mickle .-ipjidinti-d to judjf'1- ship. freifjlii a.v'eii' n trans- BANKERS TRANSFERRED A. J. Mayn.-ird. of the the Commerce is 'llieviiiir the miiniiu'or ai, Nanton. tj. P.urnside. at Fo.r- ninnajrer at Macleod, Alta., June The conciliation board has finished its investigations at the differ- ent mines in Alberta and East- ern British Columbia. They decided that conditions in Camnore, Bankliead and Lethbridge were not different from those which prevailed in the mines which w'ere exarain- ed. For that reason they thought that a visit of ex'amin- ation would be tinnecessary. They will meet on. Monday morning for the preparation of tlieir report, which it is believed will be ready for send- ing to the department at Ot- tawa bv Tuesday night. WHEAT AT WINNIPEG -L', June wheat opened at 127 8-4: July 128 1 B; closed, 'June W. C. of th C. I'. K. lien- has to Vancouver. 120 1-4; July itf) 7-8. 1 Minneapolis July opr-ned 'Sept 110 34. Closed, July llTi 5-8. 120 130 TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The Countess of Aberdeen, wife ol the Viceroy of Ireland, has arrived at Sew York. John Henderson, M.A., for ter of a century principal of St. Catharines Collegiate Institute, -and well_.known as a writer of classical text books used in high schools and collegiate institutes in the province, has tendered his resignation. The Saskatoon city. council has de- cided to appoint city commissioners at the earliest possible date. Theae commissioners will generally super- vise the affairs of the city and there- by relieve the aldermen of much ard- uous detail. A passenger train on the QregOB and SouthRestern Ry., went through a bridge near Cottage Grove, Qregoq It is reported that many persona were injured. The road is about miles long and runs between Cottagi Grove and Piston. G. M. Roger, K.C., of Peterboro, who was appointed judge for Rainy River strict a few days ago, will not go to that post. Word has been received from Ottawa that Mr. Roger has been made junior juhge for Northumberland and Dur- ham, and will reside at Cobourg. Plan for nationalization of Qwen's University was advanced when by de- cisive vote the general assembly at Hamilton agreed to appoint a com- mission to meet trustees and dis- cuss entire question, and report to next assembly.. There are strong rumors afloat around Fort Steele and Crambrook that the survey party working there is not a C.P.R. movement, but an- other piece of railway strategy on the part of Hill, who has al- ways had his eye on the Koctenay ami St. Mary's valleys, with the idea of making a connection between the Great Northern at Eiko and Kooter nay Lake srt Crawford Bay. Hishop Grisilnlc, of the diocese of has named Rev. Rural Dean Hill of Regina and Rev. Rural Denn Boa! of Grenfell to be canons Rev. Noble of Indian Head to archdeacon of eastern Assiniboia, ami Kev. F. Wells Johnson, of Moose Jaw, to be archdeacon of western Assiniboia. The northwest branch of the Meth- odist Women's Missionary society has oeasod' to exist. At the fourth an miat meeting at Moose Jaw branch was divided into Alberta and Saskatchewan branches. Mrs. W. W, Chown, Edmonton, is president of the Edmonton branch, and Oobbledick, of Calgnry, dent. ;