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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I, LETHBRIUQE, A L T A pf I D A Y JUNE I 90S NO. Ill GETAFTERTHE PROPERTY OWNERS New Way rf Stupig Ott the Steal rol u TO SURROUND THE HOUSE OF COMMONS Winnipeg, June most im- portant step that will be token in the near future towards getting rid of the social evil will be the sum- moning to court of all property own- LondotC June that tactics have failed to IMjrKuade Premier Asquith to accelerate the legislative .machine in their favor, the suffragists project another novel demonstration next Tuesday with a view to exerting fur- ther pressure. While a deputation will seek an interview with the prime minister it is the intention to sur- round the House of Commons with a cordon of S'ulT racists- They will num ber at least It will a peaceful gathering however and no attempt will be made to force an en- try into the House. TO HELP-THE JEWS .June Jewish Chronicle understands that during the GROOM WAS AFRAID TO WED Anther Stwatioi HI Winnipeg Social Circles The West Fcruie anii Klk Lumber Mill in In danger Several houses are xpected to take ut any tiuie. luudi-edfc of on the roofs houses in Winnipeg, June Leitch, aged 35, chief recorder in the car service department of the C.P.R. was to have been married last evening to recent meetmg between King Ed- Mrs. Lanra Woodley, a ward and Emeror ers who have rented their premises to I ward and Emperor Nicholas, it was young widow of this city. The bride Ir intimated that Premier Stolypin was to bo and -a large party of guests preparing an measure for had assembled at the Wooley disorderly women, lice enquired of The chief of po: the prisoners the names of ail their landlords and these were taken down. They will bo brought into court and dealt with under the criminal code provisions. The climax of the campaign agaimst the evil was reached today when ma- ny representatives of the demi appeared in _ the police 'court and pleaded guilty.. They were given a short time to leave the .city. amelioration of this condition of Jews in Russia. This measure it is stated will be directed towards mod- ifying the laws governing the Jew- ish Poles. MAY HAVE BEEN DROWNED Latest Theory in Regard to Disap- pearance of Little Girl from Train Fori William, Ont., June is now a reward of offered for tlie recovery of little Olive Dupraw who disappeared from a Canadian Pacific Railway train at-Pine, Out., last Wednesday. William Higgins of this city, brother-in-law of the missing child has put up Among those who are familiar with the country adjacent to the spot where the girl was last seen by her sister, are strongly' of the opinion that the child either fell into-the lake or was swallowed up by the muskeg into which she had possibly wandered.' An experienced woodsman and trap per stated today that lie believed that the body would be recovered within a few hundred feet of the sta- tion if it.were ever recovered. NEW MEMBER OF QUEBEC CABINET C. A. Wilson, K.C. Suc- ceeds Hon. Jules Allard residence but they waited in vain for the groom to make his appearance. It was afterwards learned that Leitch hud taken the 5.20 flyer for Minnea- polis and Str.Paul. Both parties were prominent in social circles here. BROKE THE RECORD Salt Lake, Utah, June Clarke, the Australian bicycle' rider lowered the world's three mile" recorc at the Salt Air track last evening, rid ing the distance in 5.49 A new "world's tandem record was also estab lished, Clarke and Maher, the Euro pean riders going the distance in 3.57 in a match with Samuelson and Wil cox. FINE THING TO OWN Berltn, June despatch receiv from Windhoe, Demaraland The Greatest Cattle King June js annbunc-! e( cd tonight that C. A. Wilson; K.C., in German South Africa, says tfiat a' prominent Montreal lawyer, has, diamond field, the extent of which U ten miles square, lias beei covered at Lucleritz Bav. been appointed to the Quehec tjve succession to the late lion. Mr. 3lathicu, and will also en- ter the Quebec cabinet in of Mr. Allard, wtfb will appointed joint prothnotary at Montreal. NO PROHIBITION YET Baton Rouge, La., June By London, June by his wife, his son and three daughters Sidney Kidman, one af the most in- teresting personalities in the empire. People Feared for Life of H. McGowan But He Turntd up All Right (Special to the Herald.) Macleod, June an un- usual amount of excitement, has pre- here for the past few days, iwing to the disappearance of H. Mc- Gowan, who. has been staying for the past three months with J. Nelson. vote of 20 to 14 the Senate toda defeated the State reform prohibitioi bill. This will probably end the fiVh for prohibition in Louisiana at t'm session. PLANKS FOR. THE PLATFORM .Lincoln, .Neb., June Den For the last few weeks he. had beeii ver platform probably will declar feeling very despondent for reason or for strict railway regulation. Friend unknown, and on the morn- Bryan predict that no go ing of the 23rd, the day of the base- vernment ownership. plank will be in ball game, while Nelson who is our serteu. Six months ago Mr. Brya player preparing to come issued a statement declaring that g with the hired man. Nelson asked him' where he was going and he said "I am going out ,to look at the wheat." Nel- Asturias from Australia. Known as the cattle king of Aus- tralia, Mr. Kidman was born. in.the island continent 01 years ago has never been in this country 'be- fore. A modest man, Mr. Kidman was disinclined to talk about himself, but he v.'as enthusiastic in his praise of Australia. At 14 Mr. Kidman, whose home is ?VCmnS hf .sent Ollt town at' Kapunda, aboufTJO miles from was earning. 10 shillings a week where the Broken Hill Mine novt is. Then he had a single horse. To- day he owns or is interested in square miles of country; the ac- reage" being something like G80. Beginning life Ferjiic, 11. C-, UKh fire raging A large tht; town to- ny and is doing considerable dain- CLERGUE GETS CONTROL? Soo, Mich., of- fals of the Lake Superior corpora- ion say that as far is local rnanage- iient is concerned no advice has been eceived confirming the rumor afloat icre to the effect 'thaUF. H. Clergue lad secured control of the plant with English capital backed by Andrew arnegie. TIMS GIVEN CANADIANS BY KING Three Are Idaded ii King Edward's Birthday Honors YOUNG MAN .KILLED Kenora, Ont., June W. C. Cafa- niller, a young man 'li years of was instantly killed Barclay sta- ion last night. He jumped from a work train striking his head on an oil barrel and was wheels. the Attended by Parerts Attendance London, .June following Canadians arc included in the birth- day honors. Sir Charles to be a member of the privy council. Chief Justice II. T. Taschereau of the King's bench, Montreal and Chief Justice Falconbridge of the King's bench, Toronto, made knights bachelor. W. F. King, Dominion astronomer, Ottawa, is named a C.M.C. BANDITS CAPTURE MEXICAN CITY Larado, Tex., June hund- red armed men today attacked and captured the town of Vicsco, atate of Coachula Mexico. Three persons were killed and several wounded in the fighting. Telegraph wires were cut and the railroad lines torn up and a bridge burned. Three train loads of troops left the City of Mex- ico tonight for the scene and one trainload of soldiers is also leaving Saltillo, tho capital of the state. Re- ports received here are to the eflcct that the government believes the at- tack was made by bandits. J. DUFF, MJ.P. FOR WEST SIMCOE SITUATION AT TEHERAN London, June special des- patch from Teheran to the Times siys: The reactionaries are masters of the situation here. Arrests and looting continue and a panic prevails. A.11 the newspaper offices and tlie An jumans premises have been looted and closed. .The Shah's aunt, the wife of Zahier Ed Dowleb, committed suicide Wednesday when her home was destroyed. ACCtDENT AT BROCKVILLE Brockville, Ont., June hurrying with a ladle full of molten iron yesterday John Pask, employed in Smart Manufacturing Co., fell, the iron ran over the ground and into it went Pask's outstretched arms in the fall. His hands the right were terribly burned to the bone, also a portion of his body. to town to vplay, McGowan started off vernment ownership would not be an issue in the campaign. Norman E. ck and other close friends of Mr. do not that believe son watched him start off and saw ment ownership wilt be discussed in him go past the wheat field and ul-.thc Denver convention, timately get out of the wagon and The most interesting event in the educational sphere to- day was the closing exercises of the kindergarten. A number of pa- rents and other visitors including se- veral, 01 the city's -most prominent, business men were preSont to seethe little tots. close year. The exercises took the.forjii of a regular day's lessons, including morning tiilk songs, and Jfiniy-were .the comments of admiratioii and surprise brought forth by, -the marvellous Gaining shownfby theUittte" pails' and spirit- by the kindergarteners was a revela- tion to the visitors. Words of the" highest praise for the clever teacher, Aliss A. Ms Ttobh were, heart! from everyone. The eagerness of the children to attend is evidenced by their ity of their attendance. Charlie Xourse, the little SOD of C. G. K. NTourse, was the star attendant hav- ing missed only one. day since the kindergarten opened last fall. Hume Lcthbridjrc missed two. George Young hrcc, Boris Smith four and Violet iennett five days. After the close of the exercises the children were treat- 104 YEARS OLD Brockville, Ont., June Peter Brady is dead near Bedford Mills, Leeds county, at the age of 104 years. She was possibly the old- est woman in Ontario. She retained her mental faculties to the last. WARNING TO PARENTS Windsor, Ont., Juno The five year old daughter of Thornns Gem- mell, of Walkervile, is dead as a re- sult of being weeks ago. accidentally burned two .The child was playing with matches. CROW'S NEST A SUMMER RESORT May Become the Minister of Agriculture for Ontario Toronto, Ont., June S. Duff, member Simcoe, is said to be locally the choice for min- ister of agriculture to succeed Hon. Nelson Monteith, who was defeated in the last election. An announce- ment may be made tomorrow. Saved A BRAVE FELLOW a Train Load of Passengers and Lost His Life New Divisional Point Makes a New Claim Crow's Nest, B. C., June nook is very fittingly Called a "nest" The little town and coming summer resort "nestles" among the moun- tains thus giving it an admirable site. The town and Crow's Nest Mountain were .givon their names through an historical incident. At this mountain the Crowfeet made their last stand against the Bluck- feet. They hid in a secluded cave in the mountain and their nest proved a safe hiding place from ene- Paris, Ills., June be- ueath the wheels of the Knickerbocker -.pecial yesterday, Lawrence Friend, aged 23 years, a brakeman, gave his life in preventing the fast Big Four passenger .train from crashing into a row of freight cars head on, and the loss of scores of lives that might have followed the collision. Friend was .vorking on a freight train which 'was blocking the main line when the pas- senger train came along at forty miles in hour. The brakeman ran to a .witch and turned it just in time to .hrow the passenger train on a side Tack but no quickly enough to avoid struck and crushed by the engine. as a teamster, he walk off across the prairie. In the evening he sent out a rig fi to enable him to come down to see the game, supposing that he had returned to the farm. 'However-, tlie man told the driver that McGowan had not re- turned and that when he got out of the rig he had said, on being asked HARVARD WON FROM YALE New London, Conn., "June that he was going to take a walk. a deafening din of stcnm whis- Since that drive he had not been! tics and horns and Uw frenzied seen although they had been search- shouts of collegians, the Harvard has worked his way up till he the largest horse breeder dnd the 'greatest cattle owner in AustValia. He owns head of cattle and head of horses. lie is master of over square miles of territory in Queensland, over in South Australia and more than in South Wales, the Northern territorj- aid elsewhere. ITe has 32 cattle ranches, and at his home in Kapunda take pTace the largest horse sales in the world. Scv crnl times over horses belong- ing to him have been sold at "one sale, and next year he wiil have 000 horses nt one sale. His animals have exported to India, Colombo nnd other places. Last year nt one time Mr. Kidman had cuttle on the road and paid the railways for their transit. At 21 ho came in for 500 and later secured a contract with r. sub- sidy of for carrying mails from New South Wales, South Aus- tralia nnd Western Australia. Twelve" hundred horses were employ- ed, nnd at one time he had to pay as much as a month for donsed water for 1-16 horses. At the famous IJrokcn Hill Mr. Kidman hnd a section, which he sold for Six months afterward it was resold for Mr. Kidman is brooding from to horses a year. He has tra- velled bullocks as for ns from to miles to the market for sale. This year ho has branded 250 calves nwl he expects to brand next year. ing for him ever since. Varsity eight .shot their boat over Yesterday Nelson and Geo. Scougall lhc finish line winnillg from started out to look for him and after tnc cripplcd Yale crew, that classic- having scoured the surrounding cotin-'1 or American college's acquatics. the try, found McGowan. comfortably en-( narvnrjl'-yale University race but in- sconced in an arm chair at Frank Tat- of ft 1Joat rncc Harvard flllish. ham's, to whose place he had strayed. wi tnc last milc and a nftlf alonc. The Kilties have come and gone visit was as inspiring and lelightful as a mountain heather. How many of those composing the audience ever assembled in Lcthbridge to listen to the musical selections rcn'lcnxl last evening ever thought of the three or four men who risked seven or eight hundred dollars for the purpose of gratifying those who have lived here for years and is of world re- nowned performers. the deep toned bass instru- ments to the tinkling sound of the zylophone the harmony .was complet Kvery number on the programme from the march "Alhambra" to th selection from Lohengrin was heard with delight, Carmen and the popu- lar Scottish airs The Johnstone troupe of dancers AWFUL DISASTER OCCURS IN INDIA ed'to chocolates the oipmnn. tfift of Mr. C. Bombay. India, June a col- lision between an express and a freight train on the Bombay and Bar oda railway near Baroda today a number of persons were kilicd. It will be impossible to estimate the loss of life until the wreckage hasj cleared away. Four passenger coaches and four mail cars of the express train and four cars of the freight train were burned. NATIONAL: At R.H.E. Chicago .........................7.8.1 Cincinnati ......................O.6.2 At Philadelphia...................6.10.0 Brooklyn........................Q.6.3 At New (lame-- Boston.........................14-17-3 New York ....................10.12.6 2nd Boston .........................4.10.1 New York.......................7.7.0 At St. St. Lcuis.........................3.7.3 Pittsburg ........................4.8.2 NORTHHUN: At Fargo...........................0 Winnipeg .....................14 At Duluth .........................2 Brandon ___...........-........3 AMERICAN: .At Washington- GO TO MONTREAL AFTER MINTO CUP Game .is said to be plentiful in.the vichiit'y. Bear and sheep particular ly abound. The fishing is also splen- did. The tourist also may enjoy rowing on the beautiful Crow's Nest Luke. A. Good, proprietor of tho Summit Hotel is' sparing no pains to make the point having, the highest eleva- tion between the two oceans an ideal summer resort. He has .quite a men- agerie in the grounds. A ball ground is being fixed up. He has provided n large dancing hall free for the ben- efit of his guests and supplies guides and ponies. It is expected that ma- ny from eastern, provinces nnd. the States will spend at least part of their vacations here. Tf beautiful scenery, bear, lynx, sheep and goats, fish, etc., play any part in making a slimmer resort popular, then the WOMAN WANTS TO -DIE Montreal, June a result of domestic quarrel, Mrs. Marion Ros- ;ia dvank an ounce of iodine in a boarding house on St. Catherines St. East. She war, removed to the hos- pital where she recovered sufficiently o bo, taken to the police station, where she was charged with attempt- ing to commit suicide. Mrs. Eos- ;ia is twenty'years, old-and has been roamed four years aiid this is the attempt made to end her Ijie; Good Spring In The Far North -Tvmc hns received from Montreal that two dates proposed by the New West minster Club for games against the Shamrocks for the Minto Cup, July 21 and 28, have been accepted by the present holders of the mug. The winners of the cup will lie decided by the majority of goals scored nt these two games. On their trip east the locals will be managed C. A. Welsh and TX Peele. I'row's Xcst has a it. future ahead of LOSS OF LIFE AT TEHERAN special despatch received; from Teheran .states that in the two, days' fighting in that city, soldiers nnd throe hundred na- tionalists were killed and wounded. In an interview with tho. Shah's pri- vate secretary, it i.s stated that the June Lawrence, of Fort Vermillion, one of the most successful farmers- of the Peace Rivc-r district, who has lived at Fort Vonnillion for over 21 years, and who knows the conditions prevailing in Northern Alberta as well as or bet- ter than anyone else, writing to the Bulletin recently regarding the con- ditions there this summer says: "Tins last winter lias been one of tho finest winters in my twenty-one years' residence 'in the country. I wintered 150 head of cattle and over half of them wintered outdoors at the straw stack and came out in spring looking well. I had practically no losses in stock in wintering. Our greatest.loss is in summer when the stock gets away from the buildings, by wolves, which are very plentiful yet, in spite of the number that are be- ing, killed. The wolves killed nine- tenths of the cattle killed in the coun- try last season. "Wheat is coming up good and thick and looks strong. There will be Shah regretted th, trouble and blamed a ]argcr ft c ihis than ]agt the popnlnoo who threw the bomb ami j Rnd mOK T aQWcd mflre whcat fired upon the .soldiers. He will tak aiire.- to stop tli special 1 plunder- Pallbearers For the Late President Princeton, X. J., June The list of pall, Ixsarers far the President Cleveland is ns follows: have not the means pleased the audience perhaps more large centres to hear uplifting nnd j than the musical selections. Stepped On a Live Wire and Still Lives Wolland, Ont., June 8. Valey, cr.ineman on a big hoist on the Ontario Steel and Iron Co.'s works has had the rare experience of stepping on a live wire with voltage and living to tell it. A 'use blew out in the transformer room during a storm and Valley was sent with the engineer to make repairs. He was jnst putting on his cost when he stepped on the wire. In an in- stant he was in a sheet of flames and was thrown violently to the ground. Tt was found that the skin of his left arm was taken off as completely as if skinne-d with a knife. His en- tire back was skinned from nock to loins with especially bad burns on the chest and back as if the current had passed completely through his body. His moustache was completely burned off and his hair as well. His feet were also badly burned. Hi clothes were ripped to shreada. The doctors say thatNhe may recover. Washington Boston .........................2.6.2 13 innings. At Game- New York .......................0.62 Vork; ]Vof- hiladelphia .3.9.0' Vork; 2nd New York .......................2.6.0 Philadelphia..................1.7.1 At Detroit- Detroit.........................1.7.2 St. Louis ......................4.7.1 At Cleveland- Cleveland .......................3.G.1 Chicago.........................2.6.1 EASTERN: At Newark- Buffalo ..........................5 Newark.........................7 At Rochester ......................6 Baltimore At Providence- Montreal...................... 12 Providence.....................9 At Jersey City- Toronto ........................2 Jersey City ....................7 Mayor George McClelhin. Now York; Commodore K. C. lloncdiri. New- York; Kichnnl Watson Gilder, Now John II. Finlay. Bird Stockton, Princeton. The ofli- clergyman will be I lev. Dr. Win. IJii-hards. New York; Hev. Henry Vandyke. Princeton; Syl- vester W. Heath. Princeton: Hev. Macland V. Harlolt. Four compan- ies of the N'eu- Jersey National mounted troop have ordered out the governor to New. j-Gnnrd and Princeton: nrrlen-d out this year than f_ do usually as I have a lot of frozen wheat and barley on hand. I fattened and killed 70 hogs last fall and winter, and. wintered 100. If goes well I will have a large number of pigs this fall. I sowed 550 bushels of wheat .this spring, also 200 bushels of oats and hurley. Seeding commenced here on April 27th. We have had splendid growing weather ever since, soothe crops are looking grand. F have over one hundred ihousand feet of logs that T will saw this sum- mer before haying. Lumber is sell- iing at to per thousand: Prof. Andrew A. West, Prof. C. Hob- assist the police lonnrrow in hand- roucrh dressed g 5-1 bin, Princeton; Julius S. Morgan, j ling the crowd. Tho body iif Princeton; A. Russoll. Princeton; ttier president was embalmed iper thousand. I always have lumber hand, lodnv'. Prof. Howard McClellan, Princeton: nnd plared in Te supply sometimes gets low on account of help being scarce. There are throe saw mills here and hence lumber and shingles are so w-i 1 i H 1 jroasonaWc and easy to get, Tf you Fairbanks Will ray a Visit lo Quebec ___ _ 1 can get whatever you want by going that most T Quebec, June Official infonna- tion was received here from Washington to tho effect that tho vice president of tho 'United States upon the occasion of his approaching rep- resentative visit to the Quebec Ter- centenary on board the New H.imp- shiro, will be accompanied by Mrs. Fairbanks and pos.sibly by his daugh- ter, Mrs. H. W. Timmer, also by Naval Aide de Camp Rear Admiral Cowles, the lattor's wife a sister of Aido Major Rentley Mott. an.l Rlackwood. to work, so that most everyone is putting up good substantial buildings private secretary to the! in tllis vice president. The Atlantic iWt j ..Tht, H. B. Co. steamer leaves here consisting of six ships is to sail from; tojay for St. Johns, and several peo- Borchawn on tho sixth of July, from here aiv taking a trip to the rivinp at Quebec- on the sixteenth Inly. world. i "The days of tracking scows up the stream are past nnd some of us are sorry. Last year I made a trip President Roosevelt and by Military lage Lumber Co.'s yards today. LITTLE GIRL DROWNED Winnipeg June Little Lilly from ]loro to Edmonton and back in Trickson. 4 years old. wns found u-eeks. Some years ago I took a drowned in a well near the Rat For- iittic over sjx to go {rom here Edmonton." ;