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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald if VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JUNE 14, 1909. NO. IS6. UNSUCCESSFUL ATTACK IN MUTINY Planters Were Too Many For the Mutineers June of mut- iny of a company uf native constabu- lary stationed at Davoa on the Is- land of Mindanao, un the night of June Gth show th'nt the attack on their officers was made unexpectedly by the mutineers. The mutineers fled to tlie liills jfler taking thirty rifles and fi.OOO rounds of ammunition. Governor Walker hastily summon- ed tin- neiglib .ring planters as -mei as the mutineers were out. of sight and proceeded to fortify a convent in pre- paration for a long siege. Most ol the planters were armed with revolvers but when the natives made an attack on the convent on tlie afternoon of, the 7th they fought with niiicli spirit and drove the mut- ineers away. MANY FATALITIES IN QflE DAY Rochester. N. V., June persons were drowned near Lake On- tario beach ri'S 'rts yesterday and one was killed at an amusement park. The first viciim was John Dieiner, aged twenty-four, who., clad in heavy rubber boots and rubber coat, tried to stand up in a canoe which over- turned and he was drowned. A six- teen year old .boy, while walking on a pier was seized with an epileptic fit, fell in the water and WHS drowned. An unknown man fell off a pier at Snnimemlle anfl was dead when seven life savers reached him. Henry Rod- den, of Dubois. Pa., fell out of a car it Ontario Beach park and died today of his injuries. EARTHQUAKE IN FRANCE Jirie .seventy-five TO u hundred dead and one hundred injured is to- nights estimated total etsunl- as the result of earthquak- es which devastated several towns and villages- in the "southern part of France. Groat suffering is from the remoter places. GOLD FROM YUKON Dawson, Yukon. June steamer Tanana has arrived with worth of gold dust, making a otal of Sli.TOU.OOO received so far this son cnrouted to Seattle. BIG CROWDS AT BAPTIST CHURCH trong Sermons By Dr. Me Diarmid Of Brandon A "CALL DOWN" FOR US London, Kng., June western Canada towns an- launching into commercial s.iys W. R. Lawson. in Financial Times, "which would be risky eiioujrh for old established cities, but in ijew born prairie towns is fool hsrdv." BELLY RIVER CONGREGATIONALISTS ARE UNANIMOUS Toronto, Ont., June ter a two hour debate Saturday afternoon the Congregational Union of Canada unanimously decided to pass along the question of church union tu the various Congregational churches in Canada for consid- eration. Two Men Lost Their Lives Yesterday Afternoon ROCK WORK COMPLETED Winnipeg. June announce i ment is made this morning that al rock work on their enormous contract section "F" of the National Transcon tinerital Railroad, east of Winnipeg is completed, with the exception of a THE CITY'S IMPORTS MEN WERE GIVEN UP FOR LOST Fishing Schooner Loses Eight of Her Crew With >if'ht of her the fishing schooner. B'-ston. Jam crew niissrig, Nellie Franklin, arrived in port early today after a fruitless two days' search for the men. The eight men were out in dories hauling the trawls on Thursday mrniug when a heavy shut in. Captain Antone Silva of the Franklin at once bore down upon the place where tlie dories were last seen, but could find no trace oi them. The Franklin remained on the fish- ing grounds cruising around in an ef- fort ,t-i pick up the mis-sing members of her cn-w until Saturday when the, search was given up and the was headed for Boston. EDITOR SENTENCED TO THREE MONTHS Queht-e, Qllt Junt months in jail for contempt of court W.-I.-S the sentf-nce meted out today by Judge Langelii-r t0 Henri Fournier, editor of Le Nationalists of Montreal, for publishing sr.nie weeks ago a, some- what scathing article denouncing the uf justice in the Dis- trict Of Qtleb.'C: SOO CANAL SOON WILL BE ALL RIGHT Toronto, June G. P. Gra-, minister of railways, was in the city tliis morning. He says tlie So canal will be all right in a short time. He has inspected the damage. FIRE-EATING IN HONOLULU Slrike Agitators Try To Make Serious Trouble Honolulu. June corres- pondence bi'tuvm plantation and tlieir lenders seized by the officers in search of which trans- lations were submitted to the grand jury, one was as "The JnpaTiese strikers nrr> facing the planters with enough powder, lead and food U> make victory sure in the end. the time to exalt tile name nf our nation ;ind tint with blood the flac of the Uisinp Sun." The second Sunday of the re-open- ing of the First Baptist cburch was marked by.the preaching- of Ur. A.P. McDiarniid, principal of Brandon College, at each, service. Large con- gregations crowded the enlarged church at each service and were de- lighted and helped by the addresses of tlie distinguished visitor. Dr. ilcDiarmid preached, to a large congregation in ihe morning. ''The bible says man was created in the image of said the preacher, "but we must admit that there lias heen. a fall. While forces of degrada- tion, have been acting, yet the forces of redemption culminated in the tri- umphant effort oi Christ for t'he res- toration of mankind to fellowship with God whose attitude towards man. is love. But while man's atti- tude is nut ulwti.y.s IOM-, y.-t the Holy Spirit will kindle a to God in the soul of man. came into the world to get men ready to right here and now in this world. When men are ready tu live they are. ready to die. Christ came to establish the kingdom of he.iiAt.-n here on this earth. Chiisl- ianity -should have a close relation- ship with life and its environment. "The (.'hristian church must be con- cerned about the labor problems. The church should see Unit the forces of humanity have their place ia thu organizations of both capital and la- bor. The church should see that the forces ol goodness, righteousness, truth and love are introduced into the home and all social organiza- tions. The same might Itc said of schools, literature, science and art. "We pray 'Thy will 'be done on earth.' Wlmt is the will of God re- gai-ding- slum life We have an obli- gation and a duty, it is not God's will that there should be dishonesty in business and corruption in politi- cal and municipal life. It is 'the duty of a Christian man to go out into political and municipal life. He will do as much yowl there as the one who in the prayer meeting. He must do something as well as pray. "The twenty-five years will de-: termine. western life for generations. The west leaders for riyhteous- nvss in all the departments o' Hfo, Ihe church, state, business, commerce life, municipal life all need l A Sample of the Record of Freight j Receipts The Imports Tor one day at Leth- nriiigc include the following: 2 cars settlera' effects; 3 cars of oats; 1 car slabs; I car lime; -1 car.-; of hay; 1 ear hardware; 3 cars of ce- ment; 1 "iteain h'immer; ear crock- ery; I ear 2f> ears of lumber. Miners From NO. trimming and- that a through Go Fishing With Fatal Results track will be laid from Winnipeg t j Fort Wiliam' by August 1st. A LIVE LIZARD FOUND IN A ROCK Below the Surface For Thousands Of Years Great Falls, Mont., June a coal mine.near here yesterday, a min- er uncovered a lizard about nine feet from the surface and embedded in the solid rock. There is no conceiv- .ible method by which the lizard could have entered the cn-ity sinr-' nature closed the gap thousands of years ago. When first uncovered t'u' reptile was stupid bul when to ntmental line: for the. North- west in the project have been penetrated and mapped as Coast railway. knov.-n as the This company. never before. Then.- are reports now headi'd by'Robert E. Strah-rn of S txvo hundred and fifty miles of elec- tric roads are actually in operation in those portions of eastern Washington and Oregon, north and central Idaho, Western Montana, nad Southeastern British Columbia embraced in the In- Empire, and it is estimated by C'-mpetent engineers that more than miles of lines are under construe tion or projected t-> be completed be- fore the close of There are indications Lew- iston country seat .in east central Ida- ho, south of Spokane, is to get the long-looked for transcontinental line by way of Lolo Pass, extending from a c mnection with the Oregon railroad Navigation company's line nt Jnp- wai Junction, Idaho, by way of Mis- soula, Deer Lodge and Silver BOW to Butte. Tins road, incorporated as the Idaho Pacitic. is be- lieved to be backed by the Harrhnan interests. The Northern Pacific is also active in the Lewisfon districts and there is keen rivalry between the Hill and Hariman engineers now in the field for desirable territory. Should the Chicago Northwestern enter this territory it will be by wny of Lolo Pass, which is the most feas- Humilton, June the recent ess ion of the Hamilton Conference i the Methodist church, action, was aken which may initiate a policy oi ar-reaehirig effect. It ,was decided to ousoridate four of the strong chur- hes of the conference into two harges, and in this way to release len and money for the work in the nore needy parts of the Dominion. in the town of Ingersoll, where Rev. E. Uutrhson, late of Wesley church ethbridge, is now stationed ..there, have been churches for many years occupying practically the same ground. The leading church, where Air. Hughson has been pastor, was originally Wesleyan, while the second church was Methodist Episcopal, and at the time of the union of these two bodies in iSS-i the two local chur- ches continued to carry on their work separately. Several attempts were made to bring about union, but without success, until within the past year the matter was energet- ically taken up by the two pastors and a strong committee appointed to see what could be done. After care- I'ul and patient effort the committee worked out a scheme of union which was curried unanimously through .the respective official boards and endors- vd by an overwhelming vote of the members. The recent conference con- summated the union by its final ac- tion ami appointed Mr. Hughson pastor of the united church. The church is now one of the strongest in the Hamilton conference. On its roll are 800 members and -its annual income is over It will care for a Methodist constituency of over people including members and adherents, in the city of Hamilton similar action under similar circum- stances has been taken, and the Wes- ley and Gore street churches have jeen united. This action shows that the East is waking up to the neces- sitysity of consolidating wherever and preventing ;hat the resources of the church mav released for the more urgent rail th..1. ccmes from the West and olaer :eedjunt for much, but Of world. The most plau-j There .ire also battles in central that secrecy was everything. Then theory yet advanced is the Washington and 'western Montana, the pike nnd the other who refused to go i.s now in the city coop. On Thursday evening at 8 p.m. in Knox church there will be a meeting of the, yonng men for the purpose of organizing some social and athletic organization for the summer. The meeting will be held in the choir fusing to let the Saviour in. This is tMt'-v the sin of all sins. The trampling under foot of a Saviour's love, greater even than ;i mother's love, is a worse sin than those for which men are sent to penitentiary. Tho bright si-do of the picture is shown in the great patience and condescension of who is willing to enter any life however vile it may be and will! Coast is backed by Standard j vvher.: engineering corps in the employ' room, entrance from Dufferin street. best routes for the coast extension Oil interests and is eventually to bejcf the Harrimans and the Hills are and its brnncii line construction to follow later, the project inv .lying an expenditure of or more. S-'nce that day the engineer has been king of the Pacific Northwest Re has gone about his work by de- vious but nt all times certain ways. "no ninT1' at lm- of transform it. The yielding of the secret, parties for the Ending nivi will is the opening of the door to Hnrrimnn systems has had hundreds of thousands of dnllnrs nt his made part of riv Chicago and North- we.-tem system, which has long look- ed to this of the country for a portion of the trade of the Pacific const and the Orient. It. is signifi- cant oi note in this connection that the western termin- us is now within 000 miles of Spo- kane. Four thousand, eight hundred and eightv-tlirei: miles of steam lines nnd working with might and main to checkmate each other for favored ter- ritory, which, with the settlement and Everyone invited. Tomorrow night Miss Olive Wash- ington will give a recital at Westmin- ster church. Miss Washington has development of the country, will af-j the reputation of being an elocutionist ford enormous tonnage. The struggle j who can take her place with the .best, for supremacy may well be termed Titanic in its proportions, since it will mean added territory and millions of dollars annually for the promoters and supporters for these immense on- and should draw a big house on her first appearance in this city. Some good musical talent has been secured to assist. The entertainments being given under the auspices of the terpmes. 1 League. Willenistadt, Curacao, June Celestine Castro, brother of the de- posed president of Venezuela, who has been in Curacao for some weeks past quietly left the island Saturday even- ing for Colombia on board the .Ger- man steamer Schuarzburg. Castro while here asked the Venez-. uelan government to enter the repub- lic. This permission was accorded with the proviso that Castro turn over to Venezuela, a Store of rifles he was said to have gathered in Colombia. HIS LAST LONG LINGERING LOOK Chicago, Ills., June Judge Abner Smith, who .probably will be taken to the Joliet penitentiary to begin his sentence for bank wreck- ing, spent many hours yesterday rid- ing through the parks of the and visiting scenes he may never see. again. The sheriff has arranged to talce charge of the former jurist at midnight tonight when hia reprieve expires. SETTLERS' RECORD O. Sturtevent from Minot, N. D. arrived with a cmr of settlers' ef- fects and goes south to Warner. A. K. Anderberg Stockholm, Sask., has arrived at Lethbridge "with a car of settlers' effects. ;