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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta UTe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, AtBERTA. THURSDAY, .JUNE 17, 1909. NO. 158. SENSATIONAL DISCOVERY OF THEFTS Some Farmers Near Claresholm Are Arrested Claresholm, Alta.. June Dea, charged with ollering a man named Driskell one hundred dollars to perjure himself at a criminal trial recently, received his 'preliminary hearing before Magistrate Hotchkiss today and was committed for trial. Sensatiomii discoveries of thefts have been made here by the Mounted Police. On Saturday Wm. Wcech, Frank Wilcox and, Gilbert Framing- ton, who live in the foothills, were arrested, charged with stealing SO bushels of wheat from David Xelson, who lives near Granum. They were sent to Macleod Barracks and on Monday the police went to their houses to search for grain. They found at the Woech house a large tiuur -it wncral merchandise, all of which has been identified by Claresholm merchants. Some of it is said to have come from Stavely. An additional charge of stealing this stuff' will be laki against Weech. Ap- parently pilfering had been carried on extensively. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS P. Lindsay, ox-manager of the Bank o: British North America at Levjs. has 'been arrested in connec- tion with recent forgeries. Charles Pecking committed suicide today at Bc-rlin. by taking car- bolic ucid. Mrs. Warner, of Kingston. Ont., 78 years old, is cutting her third set of teeth and has six new ones. She has not a -grey huir in her head nev- er used glasses. One hundred and thirty-one deaths irom Bubonic plagu.- have occurred at Anioy. China, during the fortnight ending June 14. The body of a man about 4-0 years of age in winter clothing, churned up today at waterworks wharf at Brock- ville, Ont., by the steamer. His pockets were loaded %vith bricks. Edmonton lumbermen are alarmed at rapid rise of the Saskatchewan, where a million dollars' worth of logs, have been-in the last three years Five booms now in the river it is fearc-d may give way. TWO PLACES OF AMUSEMENT AUTHOR GOT HIS. MANUSCRIPT BACK Interesting Suit Affecting Authors and Publishers Settled Ottawa, June case affecting authors and publishers was decided by Mr. Justice Clute in High Court today. Morang Co., of Toronto, contracted with Dr. W. D. Lesueur. a well known literatteur to write the life of Wm. Lyon Mackenzie for their Makers of Canada series and paid him for the manuscript. Dr. Leseur's Life of Mackenzie was not published and he entered suit for the return of the manuscript and damages for injured reputation. The claim for damages -was withdrawn and Mr. Jus- tice Clute gave decision in favor of the author directing the Moranj to return the manuscript. MORE INGODID TRIAL Eccentrici Some Of Mrs. Gould Related LETHBRIDGE IN I9i! (Special to the Herald) Saskatoon, Sask., 16. X got? next year's convention of Associated Boards of Trade. U-thbridge .is practically sure of it in 1911. The convention JVcided to take up the question rau-s on with uv- wav C'Diunission. J HEAVY FINE FOR DISTRI- '__ BUTION OF FREE DRINKS Xew York. -lune Regina. Sask., June the Gould did not go on the stand today giving away of free beer has BLACK HAND GETS 14 YEARS TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Change Of Venue In the Lockhart Case Ferine, H. C'.. -June 16. The longshoremen of the Great Lakes have voted a strike by u majority of less than 200. On his wav across the continent, j Edward Tayson Weston arrived at 'Spring Valley, Wyo., today. He only I walked 20 miles today. The chief of police -of Strathcona has resigned and the. resignation was accepted by the city council. Citi- i were dissatisfied and criticisms at council mooting led up to this ac- tion. An unknown negro was lynched yes- terday for attempted criminal as- The aasizes sault upon Mrs. P. H. Reed, wife of were completed this afternoon. j a prominent citizen of Arcadia. Flu. Two men and a dog went out in a Leach, found guilty of forgery yestcr-, boWom boat -n a small lakc day. was sentenced to seven months j in a park at xcwark. N.'J.. last from the time of his arrest. He The dog swam ashore. The served -six months and eleven days of; were drowned, as neither could swim when the boat upset. the sentence. The Lockhart ease, re- A young girl in a gypsy camp near garding the alleged misappropriation j has with of Mrs. (Mould's alleged fondness for holding dances i" German of fire relicf funds, was adjourned jjt js ?-00 mon- alcohol and her manner at such times where beer the chM inducement when witness said she was under the held out to patrons. A fine of ?50 Co. BRANDON SCHOOL TEACHER INJURED Brandon, June Maud Pill- ing of the teaching staff of the Park School, was thrown from a horse here last sustained injuries that it is feared will prove fatal. A dog started her horse, which threw the rider over its head. She sustained a fracture at the base of the skull. DELIBERATE SUICIDE Montreal, June after having obtained a revolver and a box of cartridges at a counter, a man believed to be Alfred Duquet. address -unknown, shot himself in the hardware store of Francis Martin- eau last night. was unknown. Motive for suicide MURDERER REPRIEVED Toronto, .June A. Blythe who was to have been hanged tomor- row morning.for the murder of his wife Itst January, was reprieved un- til October by Justice Teetzel this morning to permit appeal being taken into court appeals. Brown Amusemem Co. Or- ganized-Will Build Theatre The Brown Amusement Co., Ltd., was launched into existence yester- day for the purpose of fumis-hiring amusement to the Lethbridge public. The company purchased the lot ad- joining the Lyceum Shooting Gallery from W. C. Ives, and excavation will be commenced in a few days for the erection of a two-story amusement palace to cost about The building when complete will be the most elaborate of its-kind in Western Canada and will have an illuminated front with about 250 colored electric lights which we understand Manager F. W. Brown intends to- make Coney Island look like thirty cents when he gets through. -Work on the new opera house which the company intends to build in j Lethbridge, will be commenced as soon as final negotiations have been closed for an option on a plot 75 by 125 in this immediate vicinity, the exact location of which Mr. Brown is non-committal. With the launching of this company it places Lethbridge on a par with any city in the West as far as secur- ing first class attractions is concern- ed. Companies will only be booked who -have made good in other places. We are looking forward to Leth- bridge being headquarters for Alber- ta's theatricals'and amusements. Several local capitalists are in the company with Mr. Brown, and the company is in a position to under- take b'ig things .and carry them out. The energy and progressiveness of Manaiger Brown are well known. His success in giving- the public good amusement gives him a place as a foremost show .manager. influence of liquor brought from her and costs was the penalty imposed, lips remarks that art- to say the least, illsuitod to a woman's tongue. Indications are that the plaintiff must endure for another day, possi- bly two, the embarrassing ordeal of listening to the testimony of former servants, a.U of whom have been call- ed at the! instance of her husband to sustain, if possible, his contention that living with his wife was im- practicable' and decidedly unpleasant, hence that the charge of abandon- ment, WILL DECIDE FATE OF MILLS till the fall assizes to be hold in Nel-jey. The tribe rvportod the matter to the police. the mainstay of Mrs. Gould's j case, is not borne out. As severalv other witnesses are to be caller! by i the defence, announcement was made by Justice Dowling, just before ad- j journment today that late sessions would be. hold during the remainder of the week. What Katherine Clem- River To Be Set- tled Van Buren, Maine, June critical stage in the investigation of ens Gould heard today was but a re- j logging conditions on the St. iteration and in some respects an river was reported today when the amplification of yesterday's testi- international "board of Canadian and mony. At the great Long Island Maine commissioners held its fourth show place. Castle Gould, she had. according to the been in- hangs the life of extensive lumber toxicated. she had abused menials, mills in the town as the mill owners given arbitrary and -unreasonable cUim that if the contentions of the commands to the servants and had j protesting lumber men that the mills- used rather severe language in alter- are violating the Ashburton treaty. Lockhart's counsel was against the trial being held at Ferine, as 'ha said the Feraie people were prejudiced against him and if found guilty he felt sure it would be done by a clique here. He wanted the trial adjourned to Cranbrook. as he felt sure justice would not be given here. I The judge siid he had no authority A Ci I L 'to a of venue to a III! Jl. that was not an assize town- (The judge sairl he would adjourn the case til! the Nelson fall sitting as the I feeling in Craribrtlook. even if he had authority to take the case there, was strong against him. Joseph Rameira. charged with a black-hand offence and breaking jail, was sentenced to fourteen years on the former charge. Evidence was given by Alex Rizzutto and Louis Carosello. of receiving threatening letters demanding' and re- spectively, otherwise their places would be burned, and they w.ould be killed. The police, crave evidence of finding paper corresponding to that which On their decision probably cations with her husband. j is found by the commission to be cor- Court .adjourned until 10.30 tomor- I rect, the mills wfill have to go out row morning after Trotter left the stand. After .the adjom-nment Mrs. of existence. -The dispute between t> lumbermen -and the owners Gould's counsel argued a motion in j large mills on the St. John river is another part. of Supreme Court for one of long standing. counsel fees and for extra- expenses. Mr. Gould's lawyer opposed the motion. The court will take the matter un- der consideration and decide whether the allowance of granted some tlnce a-go by Justice BischofI is sufii- j cunt io recompense Mr. Shearn. for his j Ralph Connor For New York Winnipeg, .Juno prominent SUGAR FOR ALBERTA FIGURES In Important Test Case Against the American Railway NEARLY SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS Paid For the Official Work By the City The question of salaries paid to the officials who look after the city is one that has aroused considerable discussion in this city for months. Below is given an tative list of those who are -on the., salary list drawing- a fixed monthly salary. 'There have been some changes of the staff since the list was prer.' pared but have only 'been in the way of one man taking the position va- cated by another Robinson. G. W.. secretary- treasurer Haines., A. I-., city ac- countant Farris, H. clerk 900.00 ZMacalpine. W. A., clerk 840.00 Grimm. Miss B.E., cashier 720.00 Cronkhitej Miss P., steno- grapher 600.00 Arnold, C. 11., city engin- eer Radclifle, W., inspector of sidewalks H. S., rodrcan. 900.00 Penfound, R. L.. ehainman 720.00 Mecch. H. W., draughts- man................................. Stafford, E., foreman of surveyors Philadelphia, Pa., June the indictment yesterday of the Philadel- A- superintendent phia Reading Ry., by the federal grand jury for allowing a lower freight rate; than that published in the schedule the Commerce. Com- mission raises important ques- tion regarding what is to be legally recognized as the original point of of merchandise imported; from foreign ports. The proceedings which were started, by the govern- the letters were- written on, and also j ment constitute a test case of the envelopes of same quality, and a pass p0jnt Of jssue. A carload of beet su- book. On comparing the signature of prisoner and the xvnting in the pass book with that of two letters, they were found to be identical. He was not tried breaking. on the charge of jail Tn 'his argument .Mr. Shcarn made I clergyman from New York it clear that the Gould trial will con- tinue at least a week. He declared that he had fifty witnesses in rebut- tal. visiting the city, says there is a strong possibility of Rev. C. W. Gor- don (Ralph Connor) being called to St. Nicholas church, New York. LADY ABERDEEN OPENS CONGRESS OF WOMEN Toronto, Ont., June Ab- erdeen presided in the opening gen- eral meeting tonight hi Convocation Hall in connection with the Quien- nial Congress of Women: The meet- ing took the form of a welcome and reception to the delegates. Lady A fa- gar was imported from Hamburg Ger- many, its destination being Alberta. Canada. No Canadian port being ae- ing acceptable for the delivery of the sugar, the shipment was sent to the port off Philadelphia and was hand- led by the Philadelphia-Beading part of the way to Alberta. The Reading's charges it appeared were but'55 cents per cwt. despite the scheduled price of covering this class of freight. The company contends that the ship- ment was not one which originated in this country and it does not come the application of the sched- uled rates of the interstate commerce Oliver. A GRAIN INSPECTOR FOR LETHBRIDGE Board Of Trade Discussed Matter With C. C. Castle Will Banquett Sir Thomas Shaughnessy m1- v. 5, _- l 4- f erdeen arrived accompanied by Lieu- commission. The original point of tenant Governor Gibson and MayorJ shipment according to the railroad was in Hamburg, Germany. ine United States authorities aver that to all intents and purposes of the act the carrying of sugar hy the defend- ants was an original shipment, the starting point being the local port and not Hamburg. The council of the Board of Trale met at the Alexandra for lunch, this afternoon and had as its guests C.C. Castle, warehouse commissioner of RACING WITH TIME AND THE TARIFF San Francisco, Cal., June ing across the Pacific loaded with over a thousand tons of tea, the steam er Asia is seeking to land her cargo at this port before the additional tax which importers fear will be fixed on this commodity by the present con- goes into effect. In order that nr. ;.'me may be lost in the race with the passage of the Payne tariff bill, the steamer has been scheduled to come direct omitting the Honolulu stop and thereby saving two days. The Manchuria and Choyomaru, re- cent arrivals both landed large car- goes of tea. WHEAT WEAKENED AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, June The bears got control of the market again today and knocked a few cents more off the price of July option. Long interests made a decided effort to be tho works this morning but thw bids wore snapped up o.igorly and so wheat was in evidence that they soon found out it was not their put in. The aspect of the market has a groat deal since tlv first few days of the corner when it looked as if Mc- Russians Fired On a Steamer Vibro, Finland, June A British has been fired upon by a Russian torpedo boat for approaching to" close to the bay on the Finnish c-.ii.sT, where Emperor. Nicholas and William at.i to meet tod iv The E'-Jtish steamer in question is tne vas hailed and fired upon !-.-i night off Wireolapti Island of Biorke. The projectile from the torpedo boat pierced a steam pipe and one men: ber of tbe crew was wounded. The jivi.ivnt shows the oxtreiru1 M'.' fr.r tne safety of TSmpero-- ev -n at sea. torpedo bOAts Iviv-- pa- trolling Pitkipas bay. the rendezvous of ihc Emperors and it was .vholas the t r; of his. summer Winnipeg, and W. R- Hull of Calgary The chief matter to come up for dis- cussion was the appointment of a sub-grain inspector for this -district, to be located at Lethbridge. John Taylor, president of the Taylor Mill- ing Co., Aid. Hatch and others show- ed Mr.- Castle the need for such an appointment at once. The difficulty in buying or selling grain on account of 'inability to procure a proper grad- ing causes.great inconvenience to the markets in Southern Alberta. Also on account of the great increase in yields during the past year or two the difficulty has increased propor- tionately.. On the advice of Mr. Cas- j cil discuss the giving of a -banquet on tie the board appointed a committee j the occasion of the opening of the composed of Messrs. Taylor and j new bridge in July, when it is ex- Hatch to draft a letter showing the j pected that Sir Thomas Shuughnessy need of a grain inspector at this will be present. point, backed up with statistics re- The secretary was instructed to garding the amount of grain produc- j communicate with Wm. Whyte, vice- ed T-his letter will be submitted to I president of the western division of the board and sent to Hr. Castle, the C. P. R.. and secure information who promised to take the matter up j as to when and how the bridge will personallv with Sir Richard Cart- i be opened. If an opportunity is given wright, minister of trade and com- j the board will give a banquet at merce, C. A. Magrath M.P., and W. j that time. At the request of Mayor C. Simmons also kindly, offered any j Henderson and Aid. Hatch the execu- assistance they could give in secur- j tive of the board of trade will hold ing the appointment of an inspector, j a joint meeting with the city council A telegram was received from W.A. j to discuss publicity matters, aad in Buchanan. who is attending particular the sending of the band to the board of trade convention at Winnipeg to enter a band compe- Saskatoon, the coun- jtition. SENATOR DEAD Montreal.. Que., June Senator J. R. Thibeaudeaux, sheriff of Montreal, died this morning. He was born in 1837 and the Senate in 1878. He was a Liberal. Another Store n engineer ('house, water light free) F. E., city elec- trician. Conybeare, C. F. P., city solicitor Macdougall, H. A. J., city police magistrate 500.00 Fleet wood, J. H., superin- tendent waterworks Johnston, Gr. H., timekeep- er, waterworks ........_..... Scott, H., supt. streets sidewalks Mitchell, J. H., supt. of parks and boulevards 960.00 Weller, G. B., city store-, keeper.............................. Fozard, J., assist, store- keeper.............................. 720.00 Sloan, W., pump nouse en- gineer Pa-dley, A. E., pump house engineer........................... 960.00 Arnold, J., pump house 960.00 Gillespie, J., chief police... sergeant Edey, J., sergeant............ Lamb, W.. constable......... Sterling, A., constable Rose, L., constable Miles. C. B., constable Cribb, G-, constable Kroning, C. P-, fire dept. Willcocks, W., engineer Kerrigan, teamster-__ Ferguson, D., captain. Kelly. C., fireman............. Strickland, B., fireman Faulds, R., rireman forces had most avail- able supply stored in their elevators and options on the balance. Another thing ihat has nper.nted against local bulls has been the. de- cided wjaknes of Albertan markets, HEAVY DAMAGES j WERE AWARDED B. C.. June vr-r- dict for the hravicst damage award for personal injuries re- covered in a Vancouver court was awarded to Jame? C. by a Supreme Court jury this morning. Farquharson was. suine for damage? a? result of injuries in the tram collision last fall at Cedar Cot- BUSH FIRES STILL GOING IN NEW BRUNSWICK Krodericton, N. B., June though heavy showers have greatly improved the forest fire situation., considerable damage is still being along the banks of the Miram-, iohi river. The fire is confined to lands owned by the New Brunswick- railway in which Montreal capitalists are interested. A Jarge tract has been devastated but a considerable portion of it has born lumbered over quili- recently. A force of two humlrwi men arc at wr.rk fighting tjie flafrif-.f rrin- forcvnients were sent out today. It will take several days of heavy rain to stamp the Around Keg- wick the fires are reported as being pretty well under control. A tract of land, fight miles long and from thr.'e to five, miles has been burned over. A portion n' it was burnt by fire only a few years ago. IS "D-EVILISH" NAUGHTY? ECLIPSE OF SUN THIS EVENING The central eclipse of the sun. which will take place tlii? evyninc will be visible from Lethbridge as a partial eclipse. The eclipse will be- until a of a. second ol its tfixl. when will change back to an annu- lar eclipse. The central line will pass vt-ry to Sh north pole. The exaot titn. cannot b-- calculated but Toronto it will at 0.5 and as the travel.- on '-oia time it will be somewher near (he same time Toronto Methodists Discused thcr Word Should Be Used From Pulpit the Methodist Conference this morning a discussion took place on ?the. use of the word "Devilish" in the pulpit. Rev. Burns had incorporated the word in his annual pastoral which the conference wa.s asked to adopt. Some preachers to--k strenu- objection t0 the word and ishowing "unscriptural" used instead, while j''' vthers averred, some minister? were j f.-tri'cT.Ting there was a devil. The word j was allowed to remain. Calgary, June daring robbery was committed some time late on Tuesday night or early Wed- nesday morning, when Jack Barber's clothing store was entered and goods valued at several hundred dollars stolen. The robbery, following close on the theft of.the diamonds from Easkins' second hand store, points to the fact that a band of clever thieves are" operating in Calgary. Entrance to Barber's store was made through forcing- open the back door, and the thieves made a clean get- away. Owing to a 'n pro- gress at the store, the stock was not in any shape for an accurate inven- tory of the Joss to be made, but Mr. Barber says that it amounts to a very large sum. The police are in- vestigating, but no arrests havo been made as yet. The Haskins case is also -being followed but with no 900.00 900.00 900.0.0 900.00 960.00 840.00 720.00- 720.00- 720.00 600.00 Erickson. 0., Currie, L., assessor Harper, J. G., bandmaster Lethbridge Far. Co., scav- engers DeVeber, L. G., health of- ficer 300.00 VaUance. J. F. J.F health x inspector 900.00 Waddington, F. G., mar- ket master Skelton, H., janrtor city hotel 900.00 900.00 Dawson, H., janitor city offices police quarters. 600.00 Total SETTLERS RECORD TWO RUNAWAY FATALITIES I Windsor, Ont., June K. Pickering was trampled to death for the arrest of Dr. and Mrs. DOCTOR AND WIFE FACE SERIOUS CHARGE Rosthern, Sask., June sit- ting eight days, five days at Rosthern and three at Hague, the inquest held by Coroner A. B. Stewart, Eosthern., into the sudden death of Mrs. (Kat- rina Dyick was concluded early this morning. The inquest was held be- hind closed doors. Ih? verdict rendered by the jury was Mrs. Dyick came to her death through negligence and bad treatment at the hands of Dr. Richard Ralph and Mrs. May Ralph, both of Rosthern. About twenty witnesses were ex- amined. The jury retired about J o'clock this morning and returned in one hour with a verdict. Coroner Stewart has issued a war- H. A. Perkins from Spring by the blowing of a. morniug by his which tiook factory Minn., has arrived with a of set- tlers effects and went south Stir- iirnr, Alta. oronto, June. Whills was run over and killed this morning Carl Smith irnni Sterling, Illinois, while driving horses through a lane to Sprinc Coulee with n carload of settlors effects. on Gladstone avt-mio, the animals havinsr taken fri.clit. .toiph. BUILDING PERMITS V. H. Biner, Read St., dwelling, Win. Thompson, Niven St., dwell- ;