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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta MOVES IN by a Race Track Ch ieagb, June 12 act ion of; the New York" scnaie yesterday in pasf sing the anti-betting bills came as a siirp'rise' to former patrons racea in Chicago. -It is tlie general opinion that: racing will' revived some time but .under different aus- pices .with, men of standing at the head and with short meetings of high class. ,s John Condon, Vwner of .the Harlem track, said last''night: "These waves of so called reform swing in cycles and Fexpec't to see'racing again'with- 5n my life time. I look for better meet- ings wKeri" racing is revived. I must confess the track owners have Iheni- selves to ;blame.v ,Of course, brie must regret the' New York action which inegu0 inimense loss to breed- .ing establishments and owners of rac- ing horses." New York, June betting the Gravesend track was or- by-the Jockey club. DEFENDING WELLAND CANAL Conservative Member at the Back of This Idea House this morning passed a vote of for salaries and, the operation of the .canals of'the; Dominion. Dur- ing the disciissioii! of the item, Ho'ughton Lennoxi Consenrative melnbcr for South Sim'eoe, urged the advisability of the Government deep ening tlie Wolland canal min order -to capture 'traffic that now seeks an .out- let' via Erie, canal, but Hon. G. P. Graham' in reply to this, said that the'1 Welland 'canal would have to' be cost Ah'iriv'tos ciiV i less of leakage, If rid Laurier. intimated tfiat the. -Goyerny nuhrl have legislation pose to' the House before the 'end the session regarding bridge but did not' divulge1 its ha ture., TO GET PAY fe.; Oiov- have erBineht aud the Opposition whereby another instaUinent' of'; one-eighth of r j. the for the current year will be- embodied iii.tliirsupply bill to re- ceive th'e assent of Ee'ail 'G rey Monday. This permit payment of. arrears in-'salaries of. civil servants awl all government "employees us well provide for prosecution of tlie work of several public- depart- ments which have; been held up on account of lack of funds. MAJORITY IS SIXTY SIX Toronto, June has elected MeCart, Liberal, by 8 major ity, giving Liberals nineteen members .hi'the House 'mid the Gov- ernmcmt a majority of sixty six. CANADA PAYS THE CHINKS Vancouver, B. C., June kenzie King has estimated-the losses sustained by the Chinese in the Sep- riots at to which1 is added for legal expenses. The Government at Ottawa has already approved the award and, the neee'ssary TTHE sum will be included in the supple- ll.-At 'the estimates this .B Toronto Methodist cbnf6renee yesterdayv Rev. bV. bar- man, general superintendent, con- LUMBER KING IN B. C. trasted ther growth ..of. the church in Cranbrook, June Frederick British Columbia and other Western, of St'. Paul, Minn., the Provinces with the falling off in Que.- Iking of the lumber world, lias spent i. __. fc fortnight examining the bee, where, conditions, he said are .not at all desirable." tifuber limits and milling propositions TWO BOYS DROWNED Montreal, in each i others arms two boy George Saugeau 13 years of age, and Wilbert Brisbers, aged 3 years were drowned in a quar- ry in the north end.-, of'.the city. Sauv geau lost his life in trying to: rescue along the line Pass railway. of the Crow's Nest MEN LAID OFF Toronto, June Street Railway Co. has loid off forty men who were employed in the .car shops Brisbers who got beyond his depth. 'on account of no work being in sight. TO KEEP NEW MEXICO t Usurping "Sultan Ar- e Head v 61 an Army Hafid, tlie usurping arrived here yesterday at the head of an army whose numbers cannot be estimated. He entered the between two long lines sold escorted by a body guard of six hundred or more. He went. straight sanctuary, into barefooted" to wliich v he penetrated offer up thanks. Gorman consul, Dr. Hoitzota'nV arrived here--with .Ha- fid Tab. Tas, of Mohammed Tas of ''finance., who has proiuinefitly' supported Mul- ai Hafid and declares that he has a letter from the! Gcrjnan legation at Muhii Ha- Seems to be the x Purpose of the Manitoba System of Registration of Voters Complaints Reach Ottawa HI'BBERT TUPPER QUJTS Vancouver, June the announcement rtljat he has declared the nomination for Pictou, Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper gave out today that he had retired permanently from pol- itics.' Ottawa, June. tlie elec-: tion bill again comes up for discus- sion m tlie Commons the Manitoba Liberal members will be able'to pres- ent a most compelling _facts In justification of the. govern liicmt's jdemund. for a' further; impartial reyis_ ion -pf the lists ih.rthat province ibre any Federal election is'held. From practically every constituency: complaints have, come- pouring; in as1 to the deliberate unfairne_ss of.the methods employed by the Roblin Government in connection with the provisions made 'for the registration f voters and tlie revision of new lists jeing prepared this month. The main objections taken are that he registration clerks have been de iberately distributed over the pro to making jegistra- WEWE MED h a Tresde Acddert on G. T. P. West of Wii- Kcnora, Ont., June terrible accident occurred on the G. T. P. of the Winnipeg river yesterday in which nine men lost their lives. No details are at hand at present but as far as can be learned, an explo sion occurred killing. nine' and injur- ing several Winnipeg, particulars of dynamite accident which occurred yesterdaj afternoon at Chambers, McQuigg anc McCaffcrty's camp on the Granc Trunk Pacific' construction at .the crossing of the Winnipeg fiver; has been received. Foreman ant another man were charging two fresh sticks when suddenly withou apparent cause they exploded, kill ing nine men and injuring .severa others. Two of the men killed wer Englishmen, others were Swedes, Th calamity pornts to some new explos ivc element contained in mineralize? docks as thc men in charge are rnos Foreman Simons hai gone for. another box of dynam.H at the accident and escaped with hi life. fid Centers would fecog- nize the other pow-. ers would follow., suit. Tangier, June news 6f the entry of Mulai Hafid the insurgent sultan, at the 'head ;of an army into Fez, is ar- rived El Menebbi', -tlie former Sfofoccan min- ister of- war, in Tangier. LONGBOAT BREAKS RECORD Montreal, June Tom Longboat, lie Indian runner who will be the rihcipal Canadian entry in the Mar- thon .race at London, ran around the fountain course this afternoon in a rial against five local runners run- ing in relays. Longboat won easily, oing the distance in one hour 24 hinutes and.S.seconds clipping nearly h ree minutes off the record hgld by for Eiiflaod the ion as difficult as possible "in dis nets .haying .Literal complexion viiile .the.vregistration. is facilitSited'in to be Con seryative and also that the fact -p here being only one revision court leld in each' county makes it prac ically impossible for the'most of elec- .ora the inadequate provisions .registratioiiit to. make necessary personal apnHcatLpn to names placed on stg' by the revision court judges. V flagrant instances of the in- ustice 'done by the present methods employed by the'provincial govern- ment have been placed before the Sfanitoba Liberal members by their constituents-during the last few days and further unsolicited reports of a sirrular.i tnirdaily'. n addition to cases that -already liave in the or three 'illiwtrations of the present sit uation in Manitoba may be from atn'ong A.mass now in the hands of nivmbcrs hore. From Dog Creek, Manitoba, for in- stance, one of Mr. Burrow's consti- L. E. Mattel, a school teach- r, -writes that clerk appointed for the district" never ap peurrid uat" all 6rT the day set" by the iHodainationi for the. registration of electors. ;Aj.iconsiderable of voters had driven into the appointed places and; waited day, waiting for to appear. These people be -entirely disfranchised unless the- Dominion comes to their rescue is wooJd. tiike week for theni to go to rtli'e nearest court of revision at Lundar and imike personal applica- tion" before a j_udge. to be put upon lists. -From-Duck Mountain Frank Fergu- son, one of "constituents, writes registration -vas advertised place at Duck iVtountain postoffice, the registration Jilerk only- qiime'fiis far. yix miles Jurther south. The whole "of Selectors; at" Duck 'Mountain 'therefore" disfranchised as the 'aearelst "-cburt rcvisioh :'witr be" 50 .'miles awaj- and it is not believed any .them will drive that distance to their names put on the list. BISHOP BRENT DECLINES Bishop of Philippines Declines to Ac- cent the Poet.pif the Bishop of Washington Hen ry Brent, Bishop of Philippines 'in a cablfgr.amjreceiyal here, declin ed to. accept the ppst of Bishop ol Wasliirigt6ni; in to the late Bishop Henry Samorile. to which of- ,fice Bishop last month. The declination is1 made in the following "message in response to his decline.' i; would hayCt.gone but God 'bids me stay. John, fifth thirty. (Signed) "I can of mine own self do nothing as I hear J judge; and myjudgmen 'is just- because1 I speak not nriin own will, but the will of the -Fathe which hath sent mo." (John V., 30. IS DEGRADED PRA'tSB FOR WINKLER account fof a league lacrosse match Vancouver and the Staple Leafs, Vancouver iNews- {Adyertiscr. refers- to ;thq? playing" of -Winkler, of the; VaricouverSj.formerly LethbricTgc, >as" follows: The work "of Winkler, the Morden player, who recently caused such a stir in lacrosse was one of tlie features of match. He was clever, fast on hig'feet and a fmn shot. One of the v prettiest p.ays of the day was made in the last quarter. "The ball wont to him frfom the face off rmdT lie raced down the field and Rcor- ;d thirty fivo seconds. Vancouver won by 10 to 4. FORBEJNG ASBY Frenchman Hurnili ated in Front of a Crowd BANK PRESIDENT IS PUT UNDER ARREST Toulon, June pitiable spec tacle, tlie degradation of Traitor C Tl. Ulmo, oecurml at Stroch Squar he-re today in the presence of an ci ormous crowd. Knsign.Ulmo was a rested at Toulon last October charg- ed with being :i spy. An examina- tion of his effects showed him to be CHANGE M FOR BRYAN Tioswell, New June he Democratic territorial convention esterday elected 12 delegates to the ohverition and instructed them to ote as a unit for Win. J. Bryan until e is nominated for president. B. C. LUMBER DCAL Vancouver, B. C'.t June J. Emerson, a well known lumberman f Vancouver today sold a hall in- erest in his Port Moody saw will and ogging business for a- consideration f a quarter of a'million dollars. The ransfer is being made to Messrs P. Kroe and Albert Abernathy, of Port rfookly and will be consumatcd on uly 1. Kovember. morninf. THE TABU DID NOT IKE A new C. P. B, ,lijue-table into effect on Sunday, June 14. The. only change announced that concerns Letlibridf'e is 'that the local leaves here at one o'clock in the after- noon reaching Calgary at 8.30 with a stop at High River for supper. There U no announcement concerning the local between Medicine Hat and Cran- brook, which wag to give this city a daylight service. DISASTER IN KANSAS CITY Kansas City, Mo., June Nelson Morris Packing-House in the flooded district -of Kansas City is burning. On account o( the flood the firemen are. experiencing much diffi- culty in. fighting the fire, It is re- ported that three lives hare been lost. SCOTCHMAN KILLED Montreal, June middle aged man supposed to be George eid of Aberdeen, was struck and kitted by a street car near the Pro- testant Insane Asylum last night. June Rev. Dr. Cleaver declined the presidency of the Toronto Methodist conference and Rev. T.r.E. Hartley of Elm St. church elected in his place.' A Tikonburg Black- smith Charged With Offence June 12. Chester Bruckborough, blacksmith of this town was arrested yesterday charged with having on May 20 set fire to the Queen's hotel. The hotel was to tally destroyed and three persons, MIXED FARMINC IN THIS COUNTRY Advice of a Pioneer Farmer of Australia Who is in the City on a Trip Around the World Clarance Barnard, Toronto Misi Jes- sie of 'Stayner; and "Thomas Wheatly, bartender, Clinton, burned to death. It is claimed by the authorities that Buck borough 'had made 'numer- ous threats Mero, pro- prietor of the burned hotel, because the latter; at the insjLance of the au- thorities- had refused'" to supply him with liquor', Buckborough Having be- come a menace to the town when in- toxicated. QUEBEC BRIDGE AFFAIR? Resumption of the Ottawa Inquiry at It is not often that one sees a" man over eighty-two years of age undcr- .akirig to make a trip around the wwrld. 'But that is what David 'Ew- art of Melbourne, doing, lie.and C. J. Gibbon, of Goldbourne, Victoria, Australia, a town about a hundred miles from Melbourne are 5u the city for a few days visiting thu latter's broiler, J. Ti. of tt'adriington Gibbon. For a man of his years Mr. Ewart is wonderfully hale and hearty aiid the long mono- tonous trip across the Pacific appar- ently has not tired him. He says that thfj accommodation of the Paci- fic liners is very poor and that every' passenger on board was disgusted .with the service. He hopes thnt the C. P. n. will put on a line that will meet the needs. The Australians go- ing home to Great Britain like to go via Canada but they never make the trip more than once under nrcumstances. Mr. Ewurt thinks the trip through the mountains of British Columbia worth coming from Australia to sec. They visited the irrigation works ftt Calgary and came to Lethbridge. He ventcen pounds foV the horse and was offered fifteen hundred... guineas to land Kim safely in Scotland again but did not'do ;Mr. Ewart retir- ed about nine years ago aiul sold out his farm, to" Mr.: Uphill, an Indian gentleman who owns Fire Tuck who run third in the English Derby. Speaking of the horses he saw at Lethbridgu, Mr. Ewart says that they are the finest saw and says light that horses he ever if the Indian thinks this country but thinks that the is farmers would St. Johns, Que., -June P; H; Roy, president'of the Johns was yestenlay after- noon on tho complaint of John Kniglit secretary nf the Canadian Bankers' Association' He appeared-'before Mr. L. Morcau, justico of tho ponce last evening and was released on person- al bail of and two securities of each. Messrs. L. Hortia, manager Bcawdoine, assistant general rnanagcr, who also arrested yes can v.. before s Judge Lanctot this morning and were released on bail of each, and the case ad- journed until Juno 17. The charge against thorn is that of wilfully mak ing false statements lo the Govern- ment. possession nf many valu- jable documents. Last week he was found guilty rourt vf attempting to Ri-U naval secrets to a foreign power anil sentenced to life imprisonment in a fortress and to be degraded in rank. Train excursions iverc'run into Pa- ris and thousands people from the surrounding country cumc to witness the ceremonies. They packed the side walks and covered the adjacent roofs walls 'and ramparts. The pressure of the crowds was so great that it threatened to sweep the lines of sol- diers and snilors drawn xip around thc square. After the had been reinforced with two lines of re- giments a battery of artillery and two squadrons of cavalry, wearing his uniform and sword was led into thc rertmiglc whore the com- make a great deal more of it if they went in for mixed farming as they do in Victoria. There the farmers hav0 from two hundred to seven hun- dred acres of land and go In tcr shocp raising as well as wheat grow- ng. irorsu-mising is carried on ex- tensively also. Mr. Ewart himself vas for many years the largest hcrnc ireoder in Australia and today is probably the best authority on Clydesdales in (hat country.1 His LUSITANIA'S RECORD New York, June steamship Lusitania arrived" at the Sandy Hook lightship at -1.03 a.m. tpdav official the being' mandant rend had betrayed his order J country and MAY SUCCEED MOffTEITH Toronto, Juno .H. Carnegie, M. P. P., for East con sidered a very likely candidate to succeed Hon.''Nelson Monteith as minister of-spriimlture. Mr. Carnegie is a graduate of the D. A. C., a prom- inent stock farmer, and in the good grace oi the premier. TO DEVELOP OIL FIELDS Edmonton, Jiinc company of local capitalists has just been formed unfter the name of the Elk Park com- pany for the development of the oil four days hours, minutes or in the northern part of Alberta. 1 Ths company has acquired %0 acres utes better than the record the Mauretania on her last trip. GAME RESERVE !M ,B; C. _ Vancouver, B. C. June incial Game Warden Williams lias selected a most eligible tract'of coun- try in East Kootenay for a game re- in the heart of Morinvillc oil belt which peolopisis have declared to be capublft of producing abundant pe- troleum. The president of the newly Jonned company is Charles May, of the llay-Shmrp Construction company, the .vice president, P. E. of Gariepy and secretary, Leo Savard. not worthy to woar its uniform. Two subalterns took off his sword, Chev rons and buttons. One of the subal- terns broke the sword and threw Lhe broken blade at foot Tn this plight Ulmo was compolli-d to march at the head of a squad of soldiers around the rectangle nmid jeers of crowd. the hoots nnt He waTVed with 'his bare head sunk upon his breast and. his eyes staring straight in front of him. Tears worn streaming down his face. Several ihousaml rocruitf who witnessed Ulmo's degradation were greatly impressed the inony. Ulmo will be deported to stallion "Pride of s said to be the best horse that ever crossed the equator as five of his colts and five fillies took the Glasgow horse buyers could see them ihey would buy them up by thousands acd pay big prices for them. Australia has had good years for the "last four years but when they left on May; llth; the weather' had been very "dry. A splendfd irrigation j system-is being built in their country which will have the largest storage reservoirs in the world even exceed- ing the Dam of Eg- ypt. Elwood ifead, an American, but formerly of Ciiljirary. is in charge of the system. Mr. Ewart and Mr. Gibbon spoke very highly of the way the Canadian, Mr. Tait, is handling the government railway system of Australia. This had been badly managed because of party politics. Hut Mr. Tait pays no attention to tlie politicians but makes the railway pay. He dismiss- ed fifteen hundred men at once and then had cnoughxmcn to man the sys- tem twice. Politics still cause some trouble but-the system Js'working very satisfactorily. Mr. Ewart was in America in 1846 when he worked.for a draper ,in New on Broadway for a while after he had run away from home. After that he went whaling nnd finally land cd in Australia in th'e gold rush of In 1858 he returned to his. home in Dumfries, Scotland, und mar ried. On his return he went into farming and horse breeding. He now June the resump- tion of the inquiry into tlie affairs of the Quebec Bridge-Company "yes- terday Graham one of'the accountantsi of the department of railways and canals, said that of of Government guaranteed bonds- issued by the company, that bad been paid .off by the Dominion, The the issue was now pledged, to Bank of Montreal'for money advanced i the company. A "Has all this building of the Monk. said the witoessT pany "only gets cents :ohrthe dplbir." company stated that the company had "no floating debt to speak" of. It might be. indebted to the Phoenix, Bridge company, or it might have a claim for damages. He did lieve that the men killed in the col- lapse of the bridge had any claim against the company. MISTAKEN" FOR A BEAR Vancouver, B. C.3 June taken for a bear '.while -he was crawl- ing up a..steep slope on his'hands and knees-laat Sunday morning, Rich- ard Crummett, a logger was shot .and fatally wounded by B. .F. Blakeslee, his partner at Bear Bay at the head of Butte Inlet. SEARCHING FOR THE MURDERER Police Busy at the Coast Life of a Woman Taken Derby. He paid tc-n hmulreil and so- lives" retired in Melbourne. MOUNTAIN MILL WILL HAVE CELEBRATION Mountain Mill, JVJUP public nceting was held at Mountain Mill on the 10th inst. for the purpose of forming the Mountain Mill Sports Club. to take charge of games, dancing and track preparation. 11- was decided to hotvl the first grand picnic and sports (lay on Wed- nesday. July 15 next, at the new Vancouver, B. C., June is usually the in any district .fol- lowing the commission ot any partic- ularly crime, every vag- rant spuciiiien of humanity cast upon the countryside within fifty miles of' HaxK'mon' is now an object of sus- picion in connection with the murder of Mrs. Mary Morrison. From widely divergent points reports are reaching the police, of tramps, who, are said to closely resemble the description; of the murderer, which have .been scattered broadcast. While it' is ten to one shot that the men" suspected are absolutely innocent, all the stor- ies have to be investigated and the South Fork Bridge, near the canyon, police are therefore very busy today Although called on rather short, no-i An aggregate of to the value {running down the reports in Vancou- icc, the mooting was unanimously nt- will be offered. j vcr. Yesterday afternoon an Italian tiro tended by the leading local sports the proceedings throughout were characterized by the utmost unanimi- ty and enthusiasm. Mr. F. W Doubt officiated as chair- man. The following gentlemen were unan- imously elected to fill the various of- ces. President, A. McKinnon. Sicrctary-treas, J. W. Eddy. Finance committee: Messrs. F, Link F. W. Doubt, A. McKinnon, J. W. Kddy.' Race Committee: Messrs. W. J. Oscar Vroom, Richard- Thc committee arc busy preparing a most attractive programme. There will be competitions for old of both sexes and no effort with be uparcd to provide this corner of Alberta with a. real genuine good time carefully eliminating every fea- ture which the most fastidious might object to, and using every endeavor "to secure pure sport, innocent amuse- ments and wholesome recreation. Given a fine day and there is very l.ittle doubt that the club's initial ef- fort will be a most popular nnd suc- cessful event, especially as the Cow- loy sports have been lost to us this year through thn recent bad weather and pincher Creek sports are Other, committees's 'so formal Ito no "ntil lilto thc summer. son, H; Bean, 'A, Hall. Carl SmUh. i giving thc name of Davenport was pulled off a brake boam on a G. X. train from thu smith, being held hero until inspected by the Hazlomere po- lice. According to a roport, :i posse is searching for a negro named Perk- loy, from Nrw The drsd woman's daughter described hor mother's assassin as a dark man, from which it, i? believed he may have been either a nogro or a mulatto. NVw Wostminstor. B. C., June A nopro suspected as being the per- petrator of yesterday's murder at Hazlemere, was arrested at Clover- dalo, 12 miles from the of the crime last night and wxs here for examination this mornint. ;