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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta OWT VOL I. LETHBRIUOE, A LT MO N P A Y JUNE 21, 1911 NO. TELEPHONE LINE TO TABER Work of Construction to Commence Im- mediately OPERATED ON DA. SHEARER Toronto, June Dr. Shear- er secretary of social and moral re- form department ol the Presbyterian cKurch is at the Western hospital where he has been operated upon for internal troubles. The operation gives every promise of success. Hon. W. H. Cashing; minister of public works, while here a ahort tiitie ago announced that the govern unt telephone system would Ixs oktetidwd from L-ethbridge to Tabor early in the suiniuer.' F. O. district manager of the. government telephone system, with headquarters at Lethbridge, in- forms the Herald that work -is to foe commenced-right away on this exten- sion. Gangs of men will work from Lethbridge and Taher and it is not expected it will take long to com- plete the line. The poles have already arrived. Taber bau been without outside tel- ephone connection but thanks to the progressive policy of the Alberta go- vernment, it is going to have a distance service and an up to local exchange. Coaldate, it is un- derstood will also be tapped hy this branch. NEEPAWA BOY WON Winnipeg, June third ari- nuual 90-mile road race of the Winni- peg Telegram was run off today and was a great success. There were thir- teen starters but only seven finished. The race was won by Harold Pear- sons of Neepav'.'v Man., >n the time of 2.15 i-2. C. P. R. TRAIN WENT OFF TRACK Miraculous Escape of Many People Near Tottenham, Ont i Tottenham, Out., June mir- MO TRACE OF LITTLE GIRL Olive Dupray HM Missing for Weeks Fort William, June Dupraw, father of Olive; Dupraw, missing for over ten days, returned to the city today alter another wcok of futile search. He HM received a letter from an uistrologer in which the reader of the stars tells. him that the little girl is in the hands of a rich man, and is now off tor the coast of Spain. The the deputy attor- ney general has" been'drawn to the case with the idea that tin; provincial police will be ingtruflU-d to search for a trace of child. Mr. STARTED IN THE UNITED STATES Inspiration for Rev- olution in Northern Mexico SOVEREIGN BANK Toronto, June meeting of the shareholders of the .Sovereign Bank will be held this week to pre- pare a report for presentation to shareholders at a general meeting on July 14. It is expected that assets can be handled so as to realize more than fifty cents holders. The 01 ou the dollar for share- aculous escape from disaster occurred thinks lhe child has been abducted but has why, how last, night about past eleven o clock one and one-half miles north o! i Tottenham when the westbound Win- nipeg train which left Toronto at 9.30 left the rails and six coaches including tourist and sleepers were precipitated down an. embankment over 20 feet, turning completely up- side down. One car went to the east side of th'd track and-the other five action so far against for- of the bank is a writ for that lias been issued against ex-general manager Stewart. PARLIAMENT TO CLOSE SOON or by whom. DAMAGED BIG STEAMER Kingston.- Ont., June damage was done last night by a Brockville steam yacht backing into the steamer Caspian at Swift's wharf. The Caspian gave warning whistles but the yacht did not Some forty feet, ol'the steamers siding and gangway was smashed in. The pur ser's office and two staterooms were carried awajj and Purser Muir had a close call fioin death. He jumped and escaped a big desk that was tailing. This steamer is under re pairs and is expected tc: clear for Rochester last night. Prorogation Likely to Occur About Middle of July Ottawa, now is Ont., June a settled There conviction BASEBALL RESULTS parliamenttary circles that proro- ation will take place not later than uly 20th with the possibility of it ccurring on Thursday, 16th or Sat- rday 18th. There is still a heavy rogramme of legislation but, with Vednestlay night ami Saturday sitt- igs it can mostly be disposed of. At he rate of progress made on Hon. Yank Oliver's land bill on Friday it will likely pass through the commit- ec stages and stand for third rcad- .2.7.3 ____4.8.1 .....0.3.2 Saturday tomorrow. EASTERN: At Jersey Game- Jersey City Toronto tad Jersey City: Toronto At Baltimore Rochester At Newark- Newark Buffalo '.........................7.1. At Game- Providence Montreal .....................2.5. 2nd Called at end of third, score- Montreal -2 Providence......................0 Sunday At Jersey City....................1-5 2nd Providence Jersey At Game- Newark .........................1-5-2 Baltimore .....-...............2.5.1 Game-r Newark..........................0.1-1 Baltimore .....................1-3-3 Saturday At Philadelphia- Washington ....................0.2.6 At Cleveland- Chicago ........................3.10.3 At New York- Boston........................6.10.2 New York At to-the west. Forty persons were in- jured, two of them probably fatally. The engine, baggage, and the last of the train remained on the track. Al- most all the passengers, who num- bered about-two hundred, had re- tired for the night which made the work of extricating them more diffi- cult. It was half an hour before all had been taken from the wreck. It was found that what looked a terrible calamity was not so serious. While none were killed, in all proba- bility two of the injured will die, if not more, both being ladies from Parry Sound. There are passengers with broken legs, bad scalp wounds, numbering probably fifteen of a ser- ious nature, with a total of at least forty injured. Fiftj' of the passengers wTio were in the train were a part of an excar- PUGSLEY AFTER WcKANE St. John, N. B., June writs have been issued against John Y. McKane, reputed multi-million- aire and of the Daily Telegraph and the Times at the of Hon. VV. Tugsley. The claims amount to It is to be the re- sult of certain notes in connection with the purchase of the Telegraph and Times. LOTSBIQiUGHT FOR MARKET PLAX1E A LUCKY TOM Kiagara-OiMhe-Lake, June )rtyliorse power nnl.mnobilc bolonjj- ig to Win. Doran, Queen Victoria 'ark commissioner of Niagara Falls, lunged over a sixty foot bank yes- jrday taking Thos. Small, the chauf- with it. The latter, however, '.scaped injury, sion party who teen to Council BuyifProperty In Central Part of T. Bastedo To Ottawa, June It is understood that S. T. Bastedo, Fisheries Com- missioner of Ontario will be the Ca- nadian commissioner on the interna- tional commission to dcafb joint reg- ulations respecting the fisheries in the boundary waters between Canada and the United States. The Ameri- can commissioner Dr. Johnson of land Stanford University, (California, and Mr. Bastedo will leave earh' next month'to make preliminary', ar- rangements towards giving effect to the provisions of the treaty recently passed. Mr. Bastedo was appointed last winter as a special commissioner of the federal government to carry on negotiations with. the various provin- ces looking to reaching an agreement as to jurisdictions of federal and provincial governments in regard to regulations governing the protection of fisheries, the issuing of licenses, etc. Guelph Model Farm and were return- ing via Toronto. With a very few exceptions they were all in one car market in and this coach had the greatest num- ber of victims. A miraculous was that of a six year old baby be- ing taken homo hy its mother, Mrs. II: Hforris, wife of a reporter of the Brandon Sun. The little one was throve from its berth and could not be found by its mother for some twen ty minutes. Its whereabouts at last discovered by the infant crying, and it was token out none, the worse for the mix .up. Thie passengers conveyed" by busses' here where they were provided for. This morning an auxiliary irom To- ronto which brought up three hospi- tal cars as well as two nurses and as many physicians had all those hurt conveyed to this train where ev- ery comfort and attention Was given. At one o'clock in the afternoon the passengers were taken in a special train from here to the scone of the wreck where a train had arrived and after transferring them with baggage all these who could proceeded on their way. A train was also made up for Toronto and a number rcturn- The council, at1 a special meeting on Saturday nicrht_ topic action that should result in gotBng City of Mexico, June in- ternal troubles in Mexico which de- veloped several days ago along the northern border of the Republic have assumed serious features. Today the storm centres around the city of Tor reon and in the country between thai place and Jaral where bandit bands are operating in conjunction witl the insurrectionists. Governmcn troops are rushing to the scene. In view of the developments, am bassador the Mexican repre seutative at Washington, who ha been home with what promised t be a long leave of' absence, has bee instructed to return to the Amor can capitol without delay. He wi leave at once for Washington. It is the belief of the Mexican government that the revolutionary movement now in progress was fo- mented by a band of agitators who long have' made their headquarters in the United States. On this ground it is believed Ambassador Creel will appeal to the Washington authorities to assist in apprehending some of the revolutionists particularly those who were concerned in the Las Vagas. The request will be made also that if any of the ringleaders in the movement are captured in the United States they are to be treated by the courts of that country on .charges of violating the neutrality laws. KILLED BY LIGHTNING William, Ont., June M. employed in the brick yard at Westfort, was struck and instantly illed earjy this morning while work- around the yard during an d trical storm. C.P.R. WANTS TO GET TO HALIFAX Trying to Get Running Rights Over the Intercolonial MINNESOTA TOWN WIPED OUT St. Paul, Minn., June from Graceville, Minn., give addition- al details of the tornado that struck Clinton, a town of four hundred in habitants in the western part of Min- nesota last Saturday afternoon, kill- ing seven people. The despatches say that over sixty were injured but that only eleven were seriously hurt. Thirty houses in Clinton were totally destroyed and 25 were practically ru mod. Two hundred people are home- less and scores are destitute of clotli ing and outside aid is needed. GOOD NEWS FOR RAYMOND Sugar Factory To Run For a Longer Time the city's ati> The committee securest un option on the Lethbridge Motor Co. garage property, lots Block 47, in- _ eluding the garage, fop L. H. Fowler's lots, 24J 25, adjoining and lots 28, lots 17. 18, with building for 29, 30, Block 19, 20, 21, 22, Block 48, from thfi A. R. for making a total of fourteen lots for and a buAning'khat would 1 1- a -start for a The council ordered -the purchasing ager.t to close the deal and procure a set of scales for the market. The chairman of the Works and Property committee will- see to it that the stalls, etc., arc built. Wad- dington. (I'ihbon nre temporarily to have diufge of the market and advise its construction. El- Paso, Texas, June hundred troops have arrived in Tor- reon to protect that city from the expected attack by revolutionists and the Americans are preparing to send their families to the United States for safety according to reports brought here tonight by passengers on the Mexican Central Railway. Official advices relative to sending troops to Torreon say that with the forces stationed there the town is "now In Chihuahua, The Knight Sugar Co. of Raymond intends operating a longer SCO than heretofore. Tlic crop of beets raised is not suflioient to keep tht factory running more 'train a few weeks and docs not supply the do- umml for the sugar. The company huR therefore decided to import heel sugar in u raw state. A shipment of twenty-five carloads is already on the way from Germany. Halifax, M. S., June advices received from Ottawa state that the 0. P. R. company has during the past few days renewed the nego- tiations of last spring for the acquisi- tion of running rights over the Inter- colonial railway to Halifax. It is understood that Sir Thomas Shaugh- nessy has submitted to the of railways a proposition with this end in view. Sir Thomas has all along, but more during the past year been anxious to secure fur his road an entrance to the port of Halifax. In the event of a failure to roach a satisfactory agreement with the government as to the terms on which these running rights should be granted he submits that a tenta- tive agreement for one year should be entered into, the agreement and its results to form the basis, at the expiration of a year for a foundation as to what would be fair to both par- ties. The president of the C. P.' R. re- cognizes the importance to his road of getting into a district with con- nect ion with a port on. the Atlantic seaboard and it is understood that as a result of his recent visit to Eng- land he is .still more anxious to ex- tend Ins system to Halifax so as to be in line of the All-Red service. there is "alarm r the citizen? and guards numbering from 20 to 25 soldiers in a single pa- trol are continually passing through the streets. A large number of extra police have been sworn in to do guard duty. Both jails of Chihuahua are protected hy reinforcements and Robt. Muir Dead At Winnipeg SNUBBED BY KING Old Family Friend Voted in Censure and King Edward Resents It ed on this to the city. Among those of the passengers who unhurt was R. R. Gamoy, M.L.A. What could have caused the acci- dent is a mystery. The rolling stock seemed to bo, first class and port of the road adjacent to Tottenham was always considered the b'jst pirt of the Ixjtvrecn Toronto Bala. FIRE DESTOYS BRICK PLANT troops are station public buildings. on the roofs of MUBOER AND SUICIDE Coal in Sweet Grass Hills Kills Brother and Takes His Own Life Winnipeg, June one of the most prominent grain mm iu the city and head of the firm II. Muir it Co. died suddenly in tin Drinkwater hospital yesterday. Mr. Muir was removed to the hospital on Friday suffering from ami heart failure was the immediate cause j kit of his death. Jtfr. Muir always took i great interest in fraternal and other London, June Edward has made the first serious mistake of his rifign. Arthur Ponsonby, formerly private'secretary to the late premier. Sir. Henry Campbell-Bannerman, and now his successor as member of Par- liament for Stirling, voted recently with the Ifcidical and Socialist minor- ity in condemnation, of the king's to the Czar. bspquehtly -the invitation list to Windsor garden party was pre- pared, the king ordered the names of Ponsonby, Liberal; find Keir-Har- die and Victor Gniyson, Socialists, to be omitted. Close Connections with Royalty Punsoij'jy is a son of the late Sir Henry Ponsonby, Queen Victoria's private secretary. His brother, Ma- jor Fritz Ponsonby, is equerry to the king. King Edward probably resent- Ponsonby's defection, especially of the family connection with Great Falls, Mont., June LOSS TO AfedUlgre details of a double killing at the icine Hat-Stops Building Girls Brought In Through Canada CHURCH SERVICES AT QUEBEC Thanksgiving Services to Be Bv All the Churches Held Banks coal mine, near Whitlash, in the Sweet Grass Hills, have been re- ceived in the victims being "Burly" Banks and Clayton Banks, brothers, who were operating the mine. Medicine Hat, Alia., June Thc report statog that "Burly" plant of the Red Cliff Brick company Banks ftuddenly became insane yes- was burned last nipht entailing a loss tcrday and shot his brother of sixty thousand dollars-to the com- Clayton, afterward turning the re- pany and an indirect loss to the city volyer on himself, taking his own of many thousands as building opera- lions will be stopped for some months The maticr was reported to Sheriff societies and was a member of the royalty. But the serious point is that Winnipeg Board of Trade and sought to punish by exclus- president of the Grain Hxchange, from 1X function a member I-ast master of Prince Ruperts lodge Of Parliament for exercisin his con- of Adisons, past High Hanger of En- dependcnt Order of Foresters, a mem- ber of Royal Templars of Temperance j and St. Andrew's Society, was pre- stitutionnl right of voting according to his conscience. sident of the Winnipeg Laberal Asso- A LOCAL BUDGET ciation for two years. lie was born W.C.Simmons, M. P. P-., went to in Manilla, Ont., in and come Calgary this afternoon. to Manitoba in 3878. Mr. MuirNvas j W. C. Ivos and Mrs. Ives are in a widower, his wife having died a .Calgary and will not be back until ear ago. He leaves two sons, Hob- Thursday. rt, a member of the firm, and Ar- to. come. The plant represented an Chicago, June the XJ. 9. District Court Attorney Edward Sim's crusade against the traffic in alien women, an "underground railway" similar to that used before the civil Detroit.........................1.6.1 war in smuggling negroes from the St Louis .......................0.7.01 south into northern states has been Sunday I unearthed by immigrant inspectors At j and secret service men. The system Chicago ........................5.14.4 of bringing alien women into the States by wr.y of Canada in At St Louis__ j spite of the vigilence of the immigra- j Quebec, Juno mayor of Srouage, France, has accepted the nvitution to attend Uie Tercentenary celebration as special representative of Champlain's birthplace. In common with other religious xxlics of the country, if. Is under- stood that the Methodist Church of will have a special thanks- giving service in connection with the Tercentenary and that this important religious body will probably be rep- St Louis .......................6.10.0 Hi on officials is said to_have been di- Cleveland.................. ___1.3.4 Jvulged by one of the girls examined NATIONAL: [by the board of inquiry. According Sunday ner statement girls are brought At i from France, Russia and other foreign Chicago countries to St. Johns, Nfld., and to Cincinnati......................7-7.0 j Anticosta Island near the mouth o 2nd st- river. From thes Chicago .'.'.......--.............2.10.0 places they are taken to Montreal in Cincinnati .....................0.3.01 private yachts and up the Richeliei At St. St. river to Rouse's Point. Both Attor resented here at such services by the Rev. Chancellor Burwash, o Toronto, the Rev. T. J. Mansell o Dundas, the Rev. W. Timberlake president of Montreal conference and the Rev. G. H. Williams, paste of tho Methodist Church, Quebec. There is a suggestion that represen- tatives of Fruser's Highlanders may specially invited to attend at the Thanksgiving service in St. Andrew's McDonald of Chotcau county at Fort invest- Benton, and the justice of the peace nent of the stock being held at Whitlash was instructed to inves- principally by Minneapolis and St. tigate the tragedy and hold an in- Paul parties. The works'had an out- quest. put of per day. The fire start- The Banks brothers are said to have ed in an overheated dry kiln which been residents of Choteau county Jor could not be moved but the firemen soinc years, and they were well succeeded in saving the machinery. fcnown Sweet Grass country The company to rebuild at oncc. TELEPHONES FOR MAPLE CREEK church here and that possibly Rev. Sims and Dr. D. D. Davis, Duval, Rev. Dr Gordon (Ralph pector i" charge of the immigration j of Winnipeg will take part Pittaburg 1......................6.9.1 2nd [bureau acknowledge that they had St. Louis .......................1.5.11 learned of this underground railway Pittsburg -......................4-8-5 At Game- New York.......................4.5.3 Brooklyn .......................3-8.3 2nd Game New York ".....................5-10-0 10-1 At Boston- and that break it. steps had been taken to in the service. A meeting is shortly to be held to Philadelphia 1581 At Chicago Cincinnati 1 EASTERN LACROtSC, SATURDAY At Goals] Nationals .........................H Montreal -8 At Capitals ...........................12 Toronto............................3 At i Tccumaeh Cornwall arrange all details for the service in the English Cathedral to be attended by the Prince. The solemn service on the plains is expected to be a most impressive affair and it is xinderstood that i1 will be attended hy the Duke o Norfolk, Premier Duke of Great Bri tain. John Sufforon, of Monlagne town ship, was thrown from his buggy anr killed. Five Year Permit is Granted to G, W. Quick Maple Creek, five year permit for the erection of a telephone system in town was granted to Mr. W. Quick and Company on Mon- day evening by the town council. Ar- rangements will be made as soon as possible so that Mr. Quick can com- mence work at once. Mr. Quick has written to the Repitm government for hur, a law student. Ireat Rush For Homesteads The tenders for the erection of the school at Coaldale were not accepted all being too high. It is probable that the plans will be reconsidered and altered tomorrow. Work on the Bryan building will start as soon as the representative ol the company arrives from Calgary. iThe work will be clone by clay work, groat none of the tenders having been ac- This morning saw another rush on the land office, this being the'cepted. late for the opening of a half town-i Yesterday f.ftornooi: the A. R. T. ship of homesteads recently surveyed Co. sent a special train to Coutts to bring Dr. Patton up to the hospital, instructions which hr time and as scor. expects at an> tjyjv 2.rrive he cisos. NANTON PLAYER SUSPENDED Lethbridge Makes Protest Agains Tim Dunne of Calgary Calgary, June president o the A. L. A., Dr. Stanley of High Riv- er, has notified the league secretary Mr. B. Collison. of Calgary, to sus pond the certificate of H. Cooper n the Nanlon lacrosse team at This action was taken by the pros OH of from IS! J. J, O'Gara, who nife.recd the game and reported Cooper for attacking Percy Powell oi Calgary- The presi- dent also states that he has notice of protest from the secretary of the Lethbridge Club re the result of the recent Calgary-Lcthbridge game, on the grounds that Tim Dunne was not eligible. He also ssks that a meeting of the council, which is composed of a representative of each team, be Called and that both Lethbridge and Calgary be prepared to handle their near Grassy Lake. Last evening jns }w boon takon vcry Serj0usiy nbout six o'clock ten men piloted byjiU, ;ifter the train left on Saturday, the F. E. Mason Land Co., camped i The Doctor will probably be operat- at the door of the office, the company led on this afternoon, supplying them with blankets, The trains at Lethbridge are very pillows, coffee, snmhviche.s and On Friday a gentleman for the all-night Cession. Company! fror.i the West was in the city on after cornpnny of other men after'business having that homesteads came at all hours of the' ti-nded to. proceeded to have a good nipht. Some of them .offered members j time with a friend or two. He had of the first contingent, as much ns i to be home to attend to business on 5150 for their position at the door but as the land is worth 510 to an Saturday morning, so his brother put him on the train Friday night will be better to say when the work will be completed. The rates charged will be much iho same as that charged in other towns the size of Manic Creek. They will ho a year for residences an 1 a year for business places. The Calgary intermediate lacrosse tram- has filed a protest of the game between Nanton and Calgary on the grounds that H. Jamie-son was not acre the oners made not accept-'to sec that there was no mistake, ed. When the door opened he woke up he was in Medicine two got in. the ten assisted by the j Hat, however, and went through last Mason Co. being the first. Thc night trying to catch Saiuruuy mum- was locked with over forty outside, ting. Now it's up to the brother. The cnish inside nearly broke downj John W. Taylor. J. R. the partition. Thc thirty-three quar-1 Taylor and E. P. Ellison, were in the ter sections available were soon an-! city Saturday evening on their way propriated, leaving half the would-! homo to Utah after having made a be farmers disappointed. j trip through the south country. They t say they have not met with a dis- j contented farmer in the whole dis- trict. i At three oVUrtk on Saturday a.tter- noon in St. Augustinrs Church, Charles Richard Matthews and Mar- jpuerite Marie Van Hecke, both of j Lethhridge, were married by Rev. Dr. Coard. The bride was attended by CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE Antigoriish. N. S.. June Conservatives of Anticonish yester- day nominated TV Lavin Girmir. bar- rister of this town, as ih.-ir candi- date in the next election. net having been a Allan Kdnions-tr.n. 28. resident of Nantor, for the required of Tomiskaminp Railway, twenty days. 'killed by a falling tree. the groom by his brother Wil- liant. ;