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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRiDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, JUNE IS, (MM. NO. 164 HIGH FIGURE FOR CITY BONDS Debenture Tende r s Opened By City Council The bids on worth of thf city's debentures were opened at special meeting of the city iuunci last night. The debentures were made up of for the p'owjr plant by-law; for local im pavement and fur plank side walks. The first two are at 41 1-5 and run 30 years. The third runs foi ten years. J. A. Reid Co., Ltd., of Regina, offered for the of the 30 year debentures and this being the highest their bid was accepted. The following are. the bids: J. A. Reid Co., Ltd., for Dominion Securities, for Amelias' Jarvis Co... f.tr Ontario Securities, for Wood Gundy O, for W. C, Brerit, tor Imperial Bank, for 500. W. A. McKenzie Co., for "A motion will be put through at the" next council meeting authorizing the city itself to buy the debentur- es to be delivered next September when there-is a sinking fund... The architect will be notified that the fire hall must be complete ac- cording to .specifications. The detail in question being the floors of the stalls for the horses. In discussing the purchasing of tab- les and a mayor's chair one, of the aldermen stated .that .he was in favor of allowing a retiring mayor to take his chair with him as is done in. Winnipeg and at the Manitoba legis- lature. The chair will be valued at .and a new.one will.in all prob- ability be purchased for each mayor, although very brief mention was" made of the matter. The council will not definitely ac- cept the tender of J. A. Reid Co, until next Monday's regular meet- ing. It is just possible that bids-will be again-called-'for .as all the other tenderers bid on the total .amount, including the .vote "of ten year debentures which are not as desirable as. those .The price offered is a good one and is considered t0 be above the market price. Reduced to a percentage the offer of J. A. Reid Co. on the 500 debentures is 98.29. PLAYED Cincinnati, Ohio, -June Base- ball by electric light, from which so much is expected .by.-some, was given its trial at League park -here last night when members of teams repre- senting Elk lodges of Cincinnati and Newport, practiced for the after dark game they will play next Satur- day night. The immense reflectors installed on high towers illuminated the field almost as bright as day- light and the others manipulated so that the light was thrown upward made it easy to find and catch -balls batted into the air.. None of the Cincinnati league team played as President Garry Herrman was un- willing to risk injury to his athletes. FERN IE NEWS Fernie, June The spring -sit- ting of the assizes, which was to have begun here on the tenth, had to be postponed on account of the ill- ness .of Mr. Justice Martin, and will open tomorrow, Mr. Justice Morrison presiding. Contractor McCallum is in .the city preparing for the resumption of the- repair work on the new Dominion government building which has been so long delayed. Mr. McCallum says he is putting on a full force of men and expects to have the building com- pleted and ready for occupancy with- in two months. The city police made a raid on the Queens hotel yesterday and the pro- prietor is before Magistrate Whiin- ster today on a charge of selling in- toxicating liquors on Sunday. The Ioca.1 league is fur- nishing good sport for the people here and are putting up a good nearly every evening. So far, the Fat Men have the pennant. A game TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The Hallwuy Commission after the July which opened July G will adjourn till Iirst Tuesday in September. Major Brown, formerly of the Yorkshire Light Infantry and South African veteran, committed suicide at ivitsilano this nioruing. Ho was years of age and was in ardent Con- servative worker in the last elections Kcv. B. K% Spence left Toronto co inaugurate simultaneous local option campaign at the Canadian Soo while a similar contest is conducted at the Michigan Soo. The dredge Cape Breton, while working near the ore pier at North Sydney brought up the body of Dan- iel Boyd, missing from Sydney mines since October 31 last. Boyd was a South African veteran. The senate of the University of Ot- tawa have conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws on Hon. Chas. Mar- cil, speaker of the House of Com- mons, and Judge J. J. Kehoe, of Sudbury. Dr. H. JV1. Ami, of the technical tan" of the geological 'survey of Can- ada, after a continuous service of. 28 years in that department, retires at the end of the month into private ife. EDMONTON AND C. P. R. AGREE High Level Bridge Is Assured --Start In September Edmonton, June second onference -held between the Edmon- on council and F. W. Peters, of the 3. P. R., on Saturday evening re- ulted in all the clauses of the draft agreement being adopted. On Friday night there was a deadlock on the question of "damages, but a redraft- ng on Saturday afternoon by the C. R- solicitor resulted in the draft agreement being adopted. The repre- entatiyes of the company insisted iat under no condition .would they assume any damages, and in that matter as in others .they prevailed, he agreement will be formally .dop'ted by. the council after the lans of the high level bridge and asper avenue subway arrive and are ound to be satisfactory. It will hen require a three weeks' advertise-, uent of the agreement before the otin-g takes place. This will prob- bly !be held some time in August, nd the company will probably :ork on the bridge in September. SILVER AND GOLD IN SASK. Quartz and Gravel Are Very Plentiful and Rich THAW MAY HAVE ANOTHER CH York, N. June K. Thaw may have another chan prove his sanity in his fight for lib- erty from the Matteawan A.sylum for the criminal insane, to which he was committed a year ago last February after his trial for killing Stanford White. Justice _Ga'yncr, of Brooklyn, grant- eda new writ of habeas corpus this afternoon returnable Thursday June 17th, 10.30 a.m. in the Supreme Court at White Plains, N. Y. Paynton, Sasv., June gold and silver mine was discovered seven miles south oi here last week and a large number of claims have already been staked. The town is practically deserted today, as everybody left to stake out a claim. The gold "and sil- ver is in quartz and gravel and was analyzed by A. Forbes, M.D., of Du- luth, Minn. One sample of quartz assayed in gold to the ton and in silver and a sample of gravel went in gold .to the ton. The country is rough and hilly and ull of. gold and silver. CALGARY WILL VOTE ON THREE BY-LAWS Calgary, Alta., June Wed- nesday by-laws aggregating will be voted upon by the rate pay- ers of this- city. These by-laws will cover the new fire trunk sewer and catch basins and money for grading the. various hills around the citv. One of them covers addition- SERIOUS TURN TO HONOLULU STRIKE An Editor Claims Viol- ation Of Treaty Rights Honolulu, Juno situation growing out of the indictment 'by the Grand -Jury of seventeen leaders in the strike of Japanese plantation laborers, took un international turn al fire apparatus for another today, when }1. Negoro. of the edi- for trunk sewers and catch basins is and another for grading hills NOTED CRIMINAL DYING Associate of Mrs. Guinass Nearing His End Laporte, Ind., Juno response a letter from her brother, Ray Lamphere., Mrs. James Finlay yester- lay hurried to the Michigan City pen- teniiary to see the prisoner notorious hrough his association with Mrs. Belle Guiness, the arch murderess, for he burning about bushel is on this evening between the Fats and the P. Co. team, which opacity at that point, while the addi- to be the best of the series. to their Winnipeg plant wil A grandstand is being erected and the eupcitjr there tip to about the games are well patronized. MRS. MONRO WON HER SUIT Judgment Given In Interest- ing Law Suit SCHOOLBOY TRICK CAUSES BAD ACCIDENT London. Ont., June Rough, aged U, was struck' in the eye at school today by a pen being whirled by another boy. He will lose his sight. The pen' was filled with ink aiid poisoning may develop it is fear- ed, which will necessitate the remav- al of the eye ball. Monster Engine Built By C.P.R. Montreal, June C. P. R- is just completing the biggest loco- motive which has ever been built in Canada. It is being built at the Angus shops. The monster locomo- tive is 70 from end to end and with the loaded nearly 200 tons. tender will weigh It will exert a tractive force of 36 pounds as com- pared withv 30: of the largest con- solidated freight engines. The boiler, which is about the size of two ordin- ary engine boilers, contains tho equivalent of feet of heating surface and will develop horse- power. The engine is of Mallet artic- ulated type an-d is practically two engines under one big boiler. It will be tried out this week and then he sent west" the" heavy grades in the Rocky Mountains. If it.proves a success Ja number of sim- ilar size will be built. WYOMING WOOL CUT Chyenne, Wyo., June Mr. Justice Stuart .has handed Uhis -year produces Ibs. of down his judgment in th'e case of j wool for. which the growers will re- Bennett et al vs. .Wilson in which j ceive gross according to con- Wilson the defendant is adjudged to; servative estimates from.....authorita- torial staff of a local'-Japanese paper, who was taken into custody when the oflice of that paper was raided by vho authorities last Fri- day, made formal complaint to the Japanese foreign office of violation of his treaty rights as a Japanese subject, he sets forth in his com- plaint consists in the search of his office and seizure of his private pa- pers and documents without due pro- cess of law. The territorial district attorney admits that search and seizure were made by force oi' arms and without search warrants or process of law, but contends that the papers seized contained evidence of criminal pur- pose and -that the courts of territory are open, to Negoro for redress if he has been damaged. Negoro in- dicted by a grand jury for conspiring intimidating and inciting to riot and for threatened violence to pre" ent and hinder the plantations where strikes are from carrying 'on. their Calgary, week's business. crop reports of the C.P.R. is another The strikers today attacked and j record of growth and development, seriously stabbed a Japanese rtstivur-j From points all over the province ant keeper for having refused -to fur- nteh them with food. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The Crescent City sunk, in the acci- dent lust Wednesday at Sault Ste. Marie, was raised today and got away. The watsr in the canal is now nearly under control. Geo Treppo, the younj; Macedon- ian who was run over by an uiob'ile on Saturday afternoon, in To- ronto, died yesterday as a result of his injuries. The belongs to J. T. Parker, oi Lowther avenue, and .was occupied by himself, his wife daugliter and two friends. They claim that Treppo seemed to have lost control of his bicycle and ran into the car. Lightning str.uck the steeple of the Methodist church at Mallorytown Ont., today and damaged the inter- ior of the church. At South Augusta the barn of Manley Fields was de- stroyed with a loss -f and insurance. John Parsons, agent of the marine department at, Halifax, died last nig-h't aged US. St. Andrews church congregation, Toronto, presented a purse and to Rev. T. Crawford Brown, on the occasion of his approaching marriage Tom Longboat has been matched to run ten miles with Frank Kebrich of Buffalo on the night of June 21. ALBERTA CROPS LOOKING GOOD Reports From All Parts Of the Province Are Favorable MANITOBA GRAIN ACT DISCUSSED .C. CaslleTo Hold Public Meeting On Thursday find interest, j tive sources the clip average close to aroused con-! eight pounds per fleece .and some of pay the sum of This is a that'-has siderable local interest' and aVose out it has sold as high as 25 cents of the sale of immediately j pound. south of the city limi-.s 'by "Mrs. .A. i W. Munro and Edward MeKerizie to Y. S. Shepard who in-turn sold to the defendant small-payment j only was roceived by Mrs. Munro and by "some means she was' induced ;to j deliver transfer to Shepard for her lands and he in turn transferred to j Wilson who in turn refused to con- tinue his payments which" were, just sufficient to meet-the balance owing. C. C. Castle, warehouse -commis- sioner appointed by the Dominion overnment, will address a public neeting in the Lyceum theatre on Thursday -June 17 at two o'clock. Mr. Bishop's Charge On Raising Money Carter will explain in detail the Manitoba Grain Act. It will per be seen, that it is very important that farmers and others interested in the handling and shipment of.grain shouM make an effort to be present ta hear Mr. Cas- i tie' Uiscuss this very important mat- ter. McKenzie. Those of her friends who were aware'! tendered Prince Albert. Sask., June Anglican synod diocese .of Suskatcho- wan. met today. Bishop Newham presided. Archdeacon Lloyd called as a xvitness. At resignation to accept of the facts .are congratulating Mrs. positaoii of principal of Anglican Munro on -the successful of the action. "W..G. Ives. acted for Munro Mc- Kenzie and Clifford T. Junes of Cal- gary for Wilson. HOUSE APPROVED divinity college moving to Saskatoon The bishop's charge 'declared that box socials, dancing or; cards were not proper ways of raising money for church purposes. .Through these moneys being raised by: exciting riv- ialry. was created a' spirit which was MRS. GROVER CLEVELAND WAS A WITNESS New York, N. Y., June Mrs. Franco's Folsnm wid- ow of the late Grover Cleveland, the' trial of Wellington, N. S.. June not a proper spirit in which a gift House unanimously approved of the government's Offer of 'l Dreadnought or two It required. should be made. Thirty-eight clergy- men and sixty-nine catechists aro in j diocese. Broughton mfiga- zine writer, on a Ifir- ceny, begnn in the Supreme Court, to- dny. The charge against Brandenburg is that he is alleged to have disposed of to a newspaper on'the" representa- tion that .ex-President--Cleveland Tt was agreed- to adjourn the trial Mrs. .Cleveland's testimony wns to be continued after trial had been finished in .iho court. the author.' Mrs. ClevelaiKl aftnr- repudiated -the article. OHI WHAT A BULL-EE TIME! Col. Roosevelt, with his Kermit, 'in this photograph, received from Africa, are showing the family teeth. With them are Capt. Frederick telous and Maj. Mearns. the returns show that the crops are coming along in fine shape. Yesterday's weekly report from the towns along the Edmonton line show that the weather is fine and warm with frequent showers which helps bring all the grain along in .excellent- shape. Airdrie, CrossSsld, Didsbury, and all other stations along the line report spring "wheat, oats and.-harley- from four to six inches high and fall wheat from six to eight inches high. From the Wetaskiwin branch the re- ports are equally encouraging. Fine and warm weather, interspersed with light showers, .and oats and wheat showing from 6 to 9 inches above the ground. Barley is three to six inches high, ami all the crops are in perfect condition. The reports from along the combe branch are even better. Here the wheat and rye has attained a length of from 10 to 12 inches and oats are from 8 to 10' inches above the soil and all the crops are still growing rapidly under the influence of splendid weather which is prevail- From the Macleod branch comes re- ports of warm and favorable weather with a. line added to :the effect that the -crops never looked better. Here wheat is from eight to ten inches high and the. oats from five to seven inches. But the host' returns come from the Crow's Xest branch. The weather is described :is "good" and fall wheat is from 12 to 16 inches high .in. some places, with the spring wheat at about the same height. From the Lethbridge branch the weather report, is fair and the wheat six inches high, looks very good. All the grains not damaged by the early frost are looking splendid and tlie season promises to DC one of the best in this district. STREET DUELS AND RIOTING IN MISSISSIPPI Two Men Killed and Others Injured by Shooting Broofchaven, June be- ing feared that serious rioting would result in Meadville, county seat of Franklin .county. Miss., as the result of a bloody street duel there late to- day in which two men were killed jind two probably fatally injured, the Brookhaven company of Militia left at. 6 o'clock for the scene, by order of the oGvornor. The two men killed were Dr. A. M. chancery clerk of Franklin County nnd Silas Reynolds. Dr. Numan, a son of the slain chan- cery court clerk is believed to have been fatally injured and Attorney Her- bert Applewhite received wounds from which he may never recover. Emmt'tt Numan, brother of Dr. Nu- man was shot in the leg. Natchez, Miss., June com- of state militia havp or- dered to Meaclville, Miss., to prevent threatenod rioting following a duel this aftornoon in which A. M. Numan and Silas Reynolds members of rival p factions, were killed. ARREST MADE IN JAMES CASE A Farm Laborer Will Face Charge Of Murder Winnipeg, Man., June F. Kornfeck, of Oak .Bluff, is under arrest charged with, the murder of Mrs. Louis Epeal James on afternoon of April 22 last at her home on Bo- minion street, Winnipeg. The pris- oner was brought to the city last evening by the provincial police ami is. being held at the jail pending his examination which will be opened this evening- 2.30 o'clock befpre the magistrate. It is understood that the crown has a strong case against him. The suspect is a farm laborer. This arrest follows a long term of uphill work by the city and provincial police, who have been found m innumerable blind trails A'. month ago it was iirst learned that Hornfeck might know more of the murder than he was given credit for, and' he was questioned but his an? swers were such that no charge was laid against him. Tt is reported that Adams Co. havo sold their big lumber pro- perty in Gloucester county, New Brunswick, to States inter- ests for WOMEN WE'RE BRAVE When Under Fire Attacked by the Mutineers Manilla, June courage and coolness under fire "oK the American women, of Davoa during the-siege of the convent in which the 'Americans, were: gathered from the .mutiny, of June 6th, when a part of the company of Philippine constabulary at 'that post revolted, is the subject of warm praise in, a piessage received today :rom Davao. In the convent besides the Ameri- cans were sixteen.- native constabu- ,ary who remained loyal and togeth- er'resisted; the assaults of the mutin- The worn en ...assisted- the men :ihe: defense in-every :way possible. The assault the nutineers .were driven away and -are fcing pursued; WHEAT SOARED HIGH Winnipeg, June July option opened a quarter np this roor-u- ng and immediately started a jump oing to 138 1-4 bid in. a few min- utes.- The long interests seem to have a good grip on all the available July output, while. :crop prospects good all that will be available far July de- ivery has; been bought up by local concerns through Mr. McBean and t is reported that, two brokers, with offices in this city are. on the option and stand 1o lose a. .bunch of money if the corner is jrouglit to a successful close. TRUANCY LAW IS UNWORKABLE ichool Board Would Not Appoint Tru- anU'Qfficers Edmonton, June lublic school board has made the dis- covery .that .the present truancy law unworkable. The board at a meet- og yesterday refused to appoint inf- ancy officers as requested partment of .education until the de- partment has made a practical law. COWLEY NOTES Cowley, June large black jear was an unusual amF. unwelcome isitor to the Porcupine last reek. He was seen .he ranches east of the north fork. tnd being chased, swam Before he could make his wjjp. back o his native haunts he was, shot by me of J. C. Drewry's men Wtd his >elt now adorns the floor of that gentleman's house. F. T. Cook returned from the Me- ,hodist last Friday and made his farewell round at North 'ork, Cowley and Lundbreck, and eaves next week for Albion Kidge, some twenty miles north of Leth- bridge, where he will labor for three months prior to going to Alberta loliege. Owing to the high Water he vas compelled to cross the river to his boarding place at A. J. Snyder's over the aerial cable in a barrel, about thirty feet above the water level, which speaks well-for his-nerve. S. S. Peat, of Fishbuni, will this circuit during' the next, year, A couple of bad breaks in the wa- ter pipes have led 'to an interruption in the water service lasting -.several days. Miss Dorothy Jones left "on Mon- day for Victoria, B.C., where her. mother, Mrs. Malcolm, resides. A very enthusiastic if not scientific game of football was played on Sat- urday night between a team of C. P. R. employees against a team chosen from the town nivd hind working Only -forty were played and no score resulted. ;