Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
LETHBRIUOC. UESDAY, JUNE ltd. NO. Ill SIR THOMAS IS ANXIOUS TO RACE Bank Clerk Took Life to Apa far the Aaericu North Bay, Ont., June Deniaon teller ot the North Bay branch of the Imperial Bank was found in his room over the bank at 2.30 this'afternoon with a bullet wound iu his Mead died half an hour later. The discovery was made by Mrs. Ogden, wife of the man- ager, who heard the shot and imme- diately ran to 'the teller's room, to find him lying on the bed dying. On the floor was a loaded revolver with one chamber discharged. WILL PUT UP PRICE OF BOOZE Convent London, June Field, an- nounces that Sir Thomas Lipton is prepared to challenge again for the America .Cup under the following conditions: -j First: The new yacht shall be cut- ter rigged and built under the pros cut universal rule of the New York Yacht club. Second: The New York Yacht cTub shall designate the size of the yacht it considers the most suitable for the race. Sir Thomas when seen by the Asso ciated Press at Dunoon Scotland to- day, said that the Field's statement was perfectly correct and he added: "I hope my American friends will see their way clear to meet 'my wishes in the interests of sport. The size of the boat Is no objection and I am willing to build under the uni versal rule. When I get assurance that -a challenge will be accepted 1 will issue it forthwith." It is understood the intention of Sir Thomas with 4he New York Yacht club's permission, is to build two yachts of a design by that club after designs by Fife and select tyjK- better to compete for the cup. New York, June report cir culated today states that the New York Yacht club has announced tlijit it is ready to accept a challenge from Sir Thomas-Lipton, for a yacht'race for the America's cup under the new rules governing the building and measuring racing ciiaft. At the New York Yacht club it was denied Day of Election General Holiday Ottawa, June amendment to Hon. A. H. Aylesworth's election act has been introduced providing that polling day for Dominion elee- Way lifur Mea ii Sis- btckewai WiH Get Evei WtttkaUw tions shall be a general holiday. ATTACKED MISSIONARIES Roola, Mo., June by the crowd to which they were preach- ing and then drenched with water from a fire hose twenty-two Mormon elders- who arrived here yesterday were forced to take to their heels last night and promised to make no fur- ther effort to conduct services here. es ut the Separ- Uiis morning, of parents und The program and reflected touchers, thc ig particularly Misses icd UKJ program an extended wel rendered. "The Organ by some Little girls was very pleading us were also two numbers by some little boys. The of Willie The cloning e ate School were quite a large friends being p was cleverly great credit upoii musical good. A piano d and McCormack uud was followed come greeting ON HIS TRAIL FOR TWO YEARS la Arrested at Fenie is (taged Wtt Mvfcr atFrak CHARGES OF DR. PRIME Rcgina, June is the last day the hotel men of the pro vjnce will enjoy privileges under the present license law. The most'radi- cal change which takes place is in the hours and starting on Wednesday the late drinkers 'will have to get in before 10 o'clock or go without a nightcap. The local option provisions also come into force on Wednesday and steps will be taken immediately to have the vote brought on. Now the hotel men are considering raising the prices. They claim they canno-t make a living with the reduced hours and increased restrictions unless there is an increase in the of liquors and there is a prospect of a substan- tial increase in this line before long. deary was clever the piano trio by Etta, Helen, Maurice Miron was a feature of programme. Maurice Miron and Van Tighem gave a dialogue, Rival Speak- ers" in fine style. swinging song by a lot of little was very much enjoyed. Numerous iuther recitations and songs .made excellent pro- gramme. At the of tlie program the list of promotions was read unc Father Van Tighemjwho was chair- man, gave a shorted ress. s u splendid dis- writing ounting outcry for whicl been noted. that any such made. decision has been CONDEMNED TO HANG St. Petersburg, June des- patch received here from Teheran says that twelve members of the Na- tional council condemned by court martial have been hanged. OF PAST MINERS TO JOWU.M.W.OFA. Miners on the East Coast fft ft Change Bear Affili- ation Halifax, June only about half the members of the P. W. A: having voted on the question and all the returns not available, the miners of Nova Scotia have apparently de- cided to abandon the Provincial Workmen's Association and join the United Mine Workers. All over the Province last Wednesday balloting on the issue of improving the P. W. A., or going over to the American Union in a body took place, and with the returns from River Hcbc-rt and Maccan not in, the figures stand: For Libel Action of Mr. Geronr- ard Against Rev. Mr. Pringfe ____ Ottawa, June Wilfrid Lau- ric-r produced the correspondence and deposed as to his official relations with Registrar Girouard as to the case of Girouard vs. Pringle. It was elected that although Mr. Girouard had recently resigned his office as registrar of the Yukon he had not yet resigned from the Yukon council or the. Yukon. Sir Wilfrid said that he believed from his correspondence with the de- fendfint, Dr. Pringie, that the latter was actuated by a desire for the pub- lic weal. Sir Wilfrid added he had never questioned or challenged Dr. Pringle's good faith or that he was acting otltfrwisc than from ta sense of duty, and concluded by repeat- ing' that he could not help having great respect for Dr. Pringle for he had certainly shown himself to be very much in earnest in prosecuting what he (Dr. Pringle) considered to be the public good. Hon. Frank Oliver gave formal evi-. UPSET CANOE Montreal, June Taylor, 19 years old, a clerk employed in the Dominion Bridge Co.'s office here was drowned in Lake St. Louis last night by the upsetting of a canoe. His Recovery No hope is entertained by the doc- tors for the recovery of Dr. Patton, of Coutts, who was brought in by special train on Sund y. They un- dertook to operate on him last night but found his case too far gone. This is sad news to the doctor's many friends. The fact that he was to have been married next month to an Ontario lady makes his critical con- dition the more sad. SENATE MAY BLOCK THE TREATY Fernie, C., June Sampson of the Provincial Police ar- rested a man named Jim Sitto in the Ilona Hotel here Saturday night. The man has been badly wanted for the ;mst two an attempted rnur der near Liyc, near Frank. Supt. Primrose of the W. M. P., Mac leod was communicated with and sent an officer on Sunday morning to take charge of the prisoner who was tak- en to Frank last night to await trial. Four more Tilack Hand sus- pects have arrested by the local police here. This makes a total of fifteen who have been gathered in. Bishop Potter At Death's Door Cooperstown, X. Y., June shop Porter of New York is not ex- pected to live throughout the day. Ho passed a restless night, and reported very low this morning. LEATHER GOES UP Toronto, June price harness and other heavy leather is a: the jump. It has risen four cent: u pound, some firms say five, during Fear That Franco Treaty Will Not Be Ratified Ottawa, June received from Parisindicate that there is a strong probability Of the French Sen ate declining to ratify the France-Ca- nadian trade unless some modifica- tions are made in it. Some opposi- tion to the treaty has arisen among the agriculturists of France who fear the increased competition from Can- ada under the special preference grant ed to Canadian products. Despite the criticism of the opposi- FLEW 600 METERS Paris, June Bleriot yester- day succeeded in flying six hundred meters with his monoplane machine winning the aero club medal. the past two weeks and 'chances are Lion to thc Provisions of the treaty that it will keep soaring skyward. u'hen il wus bcfore the Commons and Scarcity of hides is given as a PRAISE FOR THE PRINCIPAL FIVE TRAINMEN KILLED William, Arizona, June after rounding a curve east of Gall- up, train No. 3, the Overland Lim- ited, on the Sante Fe route shot into a burning bridge. fireman and ..Mr., a resident four other trainmen were instantly killed. Fifteen passengers were iii-, jured. Paris, recalls of a decade f- 'Montreal ami Isnipposcd t0 be ealthy us a daughter Opium Traffich To Be Abandoned Ottawa, June a result of King's investigation into the opium traflic in Vancouver it is probable that government will bring in legislation at the present session oJ Parliament for its suppression from thc Dominion. (lencc and Hon. George E. Foster was called to prove the receipt by of similar letters from Dr. Prin- gle, including a duplicate of one to his excellency, Earl Grey. Mr. Foster stated that lie1 found in the corres- pondence no elements of spite malice or personal rancor and he ful- ly corroborated Sir Wilfrid's evidence in that regard- Commissioner McLean will tomorrow forward the evidence to the court at Dawson, Y. T. for use at the trial of the libel suit there next month. Apparent U. M. W. majority 400 Thc issue laid before the men, was continuing the P. W. A. with amend- ments to the constitution and by-laws to bring it right up to present con- ditions, or abandoning thc P. W. A. altogether and joining the U. M. W. By a small majority the men have decided in favor of thc latter course. Below is given the vote by dis- tricts P.W.A. TJ.M.W. S. Cape Breton 867 1556 N. Cape Breton ........439 347 Inverness ...............342 80 Pictou ..................645 54 Cumberland 53 709 Totals ...................2346 2746 Action on this vote will not likely Itt taken until the Grand Council meeting in the autumn when it will doubtless bo the main subject for dis- cussion. The whole question was thrashed out at the special Grand Council meeting held in May at which it was deeded on. At that time it was evident that the parties fairly evenly divided and it was found impossible to come to any other solution and both parties agreed to abide by the result of the vote. According to the terms laid down by John Mitchell, President of the United Mine Workers, thc lodges of thc P. W. A. must be disbanded and new lodges of the U. M. W. formed. If this ultimatum is carried out it may mean a complete re-arrangement of the various lodges. C. P. R. ENGINEER KILLED Kcnora, Ont., June Russel, engineer on the C. P. R. .vork train of Ledgorwod. was killed resterday at Dorwick. While round- ing a curve a broken flange caused thc machinery to capsize on the un- fortunate crushing him to .loath. An inquest will be held. TO HAVE FREE SCHOOL BOOKS Stanley.. owned a large tart of Etata Wl Dbtrikte TICB for tkeGmnaot Thc pupiis of thc public schools arc to have free readers. Last night at the school board meeting a circular letter wns read from the deputy-min- ister of education saying that read- ers will be supplied by the govern- ment. They will be sent to thc board and by them given to the pupils. The books become tho property ot the children and.they arc supplied as the children arc promoted. If a pu- his book before being pro- moted to a higher standard, he must f provide his own reader. A LOCAL Don't forget the Salvation Army special services on Thursday anc Friday. Dr. Thos. Wilson, of Leamington Ont., has returned to the city to lo cate here. Robt. Livingstone, provincial min inspector, went to Fincher Crock v.his morning. Harry Morris was a passenger on the local today bound for Calgary t visit Rev. A. A. Lytle of Wcstniinstc Church went to Lineham this afternoon. E. J. Cook, Mrs, Cook and Mis Myrtle were among those who wen to Calgary today. Messrs. F. Kirkham and F. Fore have purchased thc bankrupt stoc of T. M. Banks Co. i R. V. Gibbons leaves this evening on the flyer for. Calgary where he will remain until Saturday. Milan W. Russell, wife and children of New York arrived last night to visit Mr. and Mrs. Mark White. Thcbattcry of field artillery will practice tonight on South Buniett St. Instructor Hird will on hand. Miss Minnie Mackay of Boston, Mass., is expected tonight to visit her sister Miss J. C. Mackay at "The Flat." Mr. and Mrs. A. Heed, accompanied by Master Edgar and Master. John W. left on the lornl for Calgary to attend the fair for a couple of days. The Downer cottages on Cutbill St. will ready for occupants to- morrow. The cottages are fully mo- dern right up to the minute. They will be occupied by Mr. Mtmro of the Western Stationery Co., Mrs. Owen und Conductor Dnvis. Miss Lillian Macdonald of the pub lie school staff started for Rosslaml B. C., to visit her brother, J.A. Mnr donald, K. C., M. P. F., and will go from Kossland to the Coast for th remainder of thc vacation. (I. Co. take over the lice Of in. a fash enable of the city. "agent and -as trying to put through a de'al tiih a suburb of Mile End, now Ville t. Louis to which was violent oppo ition. One night he left home os ensibly to kcej) un appointment in oimection with the matter. He has lot been seen since in Montreal. The otter making the appointment was eft on his desk at an appointed place, a dark corner of a straggling sub- irb, which did not have so good a then as now. There were lints of a terriflic struggle and one of Mr. Lewis' gloves and cap near by. Threatening letters were the house and the police went to work on a foul play theory. Before long they began to look further afield and soon had no doubt that Lewis was alive and well. Months after it was discov- ered that he was in Japan. He re- mained there for a year or two after wards returning to Canada and tak- ing up his residence in Vancouver where his wife rejoined him. They are said to have owned a good deal of property in Vancouver. BAD BUSH FIRES IN ONTARIO Hailybury, Ont'., June families are homeless as a result of a bush fire raging at the southern boundary of the town. The fire bri- gade was first called at 3.30 o'clock apd since that time up lo this morn- ing have not ceased to fight the lames. A severe west wind has been slowing for the past three or four days and as there has been compar- atively little rain this year a fire once started sweeps right through everything. Cobalt, Ont., June plants of u dozen or more mines were de- stroyed by a bush fire that swept through the country four miles south- east of here yesterday. The Temis- kainig lost their powder pouch. their argument tnat Canada was reaping no very substantial benefit it now appears that in France the opin- ion prevails that the Hon. Messrs. Brodeur and Fielding negotiated a treaty that was unduly favorable to Canada. I i Another reason that militates ag- i ainst the ratification of thc treaty at present is the fact that negotiations Inspector's Report Heard by the School nation of Teachers There are now on between France and thc United States looking to the passing of a trade treaty between the two republics and the French Senate fears that the concession granted tho Can- adian manufacturers in some lines and to Canadian agricultural pro- ducts may be madr; the basis of de- mands by the American government in drafting the new treaty. The 3 wus a full attendance at the gcnatfi adjounis for two regular monthly meeting of nlhs lfiL School Hoard hist night. The resig- nations of Miss Furse and Miss .Jos- j lyn. read and accepted. The ap- t FIRE AT TORONTO Toronto, June yesterday Two Doukhobors Were Killed Buchanan, Sask., June fat- al accident occurred this afternoon about 4 o'clock in the Doukhobor vjl lagc of Christiana, about two miles south of town, in which, two Doukho- bors were killed and a third seriously injured by thc bursting of an old fa- shioned mill stone. The Uoukhobors and Galicians of the district have for years patronized this particular (lour mill. While in operation thc great stone suddenly burst. W. KilrnokofT agad 65 years, and Alex. Barowski aged 50 years were killed outright, while Nccili Oholow was injured in the head and leg from flying missiles. The stone is said to have weighed be- tween and pounds. The dead and injured belong to what is called community of villages and were heads of families. pointment of new teachers was left did damage to the extent of over until a special meeting to be to the premises of Wilson and Son called for Friday night. The rear- Works, 3-lsplaiiade St. The loss rangemcnt of the teachers was referr- is covered' by insurance, ed to the school management commit 'tee. T.fie principal's report shcv.-JM P to- tal attendance for .June of 5Ji-l.- pupilsi as against -122 in June lust year. Inspector Brown's report was read j and was vorj' complimentary. He! spoke of the improved conditions Jit LOST CASE BEST WHEAT BE EVER SAW grocery business son on July 2nd. ipbioi of an Ottawa Oflkial After a Visit lo This District. CONTRACT NOT YET AWARDED For thi} Saskatchewan Parliamen Buildings at Regina of W. J. Kcl A new find com plete stock will carrLed by thc now firm. Thc old stnfT of clerks will re main with thc new firm. Mr. Ur beer porsonally take over thc mnnagcment and that is a guarantee that the stock service and prices will leave satisfied customers. J. H. Grisdrile, an agriculturist of the Central Experimental Farm, )ttawa, was in town yesterday, the ;uest of W. H. Fairfield at the Ex- perimental farm. Mr, Grisdalc is on his way to Calgary to act as judge of some of the liw stock classes. He told the Herald that the winter' wheat saw in this district is the best he tins seen in Canada. He thought that the wheat Fairfield showed him at the Farm was exceptional and it was not until his host had driven him around the country to see the other farms that he could believe that the whole district was producing grain just as good or better than what was on the Experimental Farm. He thinks the people of this district are fully justified in" thinking they have the finest wheat country there is. Mr. Grisdale for Calgary on the local todav. June announce mont has been made as yot a.s t.o tht successful tenderer for the Parlia ment buildings. Kdward Maxwel of Montreal is still in city anc is going over thc fifruro.s with the o! ficers of the department. The premie on being asked today if any announce ment was ready replied that no do cision h.ad boon reached as yet. The id not desire to keep the contractor n suspense, he said, as each one had tied up in a marked cheque. 'he announcement will be made at is oarly a date as possible. HENLEY REGATTA Henley, June the first hea ot the grand challenge cup at thc Henley Regotla tlu1 Eatonians won leading Pembroke College by on length. Sued; Strathcona Company for a Breach of Contract "cstminslcr School and of the good teachers i He had! n especially commendatory punv- raph praising the work of Mr. 1 lam- Ion as principal. The members of former school j cards will be specially invited to the laying of llic corner stone f the new Central School on July Edmonton, June 29.-The action for 'th- damages for breach of con- Thc board instructed the secretary tract brought by the United Mine to inform the city council that the Workers of America against the joarcl assumes full responsibility for Strathcona Coal Co., was dismissed the maintenance of fire drill but not by Mr. Justice Stuart at the Supreme or fire protection as tiic letter from court today. The judge held that ,hc council would indicate, as thc pro-! the district union of the United Mine tection of tho building is the city's jusincss. The estimates and Workers had no riclit to sue or be sued as it was not incorporated or thc letting of registered. With regard to the eight- the tenders for the repairs to lie made! individual miners who were also luring the holidays will be consider- ed at the Friday night meeting. COMING WEST Halifax, Juno steamer Armenia arrived today with a big passenger list mainly Hungarians and and a few Russians and Roumanians. They are chiefly farm laborers and will leave for Manitoba Saskatchewan and Alberta points to- morrow. A 62 STOREY SCRAPER TEAMS FOR CALGARY AND MEDI- CINE HAT Tho lacrosse twin poos to Medicine flat tonight to give the team of that town a return game. They have a good strong bunch, the line-up from :ho goal being: Van Home, McCor- vie, J. H. Stewart, Skeith, Davis, Shaw, Scott. W. Stewart, McCready, Robson, Henry. Eraser. Spare, Rose. Tho Rangers journey to Calgary to- night to moot the- Caledonians of Calgary in thc semi-finals for the football championship of the province Tho line-up includes, Holmes, Fer ris, Smith, Stevenson, White, McMil Ian. Barber, Fairbrother, Holbertson Carr, Smith. They are up against a hard proposition but their support ors arc" confident that they will giv tho Callies a close run if they do no boat them. argest Building in World to be Erected in New York plaintiff in the action, thc judge' dismissed their case on the ground that their claims were different. They had no right lo sua collectively, but should bring action individually. Aside from the technicality the case was dismissed by the judge who stated that thc plaintiff could not hope to succeed on the merits of the charge. H. A. Macku- appeared for the plaintiffs and J. R. Lavelle of for the defendant, the company. Action was instituted by the plaintiff under the Lernieux act. The judge held that the act could only serve thc purpose of keeping the parties in stilus quo xintil a thor- J oiigh investigation is made of the case in dispute by a board of arbitra- tion and does not produce any bind- ing effect on either party. Now York. June for a new sky scraper to bo tho highest j structure in tho world wore officially iled today by tho architects for CRICKET CLUBB OFFICERS At a very enthusiastic meeting held on the following officers were J. 0. Wilson, R. X. W. M. P. Vice G. K. Nourse, J. D. Higinbothan1., G. H. Johnson. Chairman of Grounds Corpowl W. J. Wade. Executive V. May- Equitable Life Assurance Socioty. j nard. J. H. Robinson, Segt. Sexton. The projected building will be n six- B. Robinson, ty-two storey structure, 900 fec-l from Vice M. Johns tone, the curb to the tip of tho tower above Soxton. R. N. W. which will be stepped a flop staff [M. P. 150 foet high. The ball on tho fingj Corporal Wade and his "grounds- staff will be 74 foet highor than tho; men" have, been working hard night 985 foot stool structure of the EiftYlland day on a new cinder crease, Tower in Paris. The buildinp wiU j which will be ready for the first match occupy thc site of the presnt struc-j to be held on July 1st. All interested ture of the company on lower Rroad-jin tho game arc invited to attend way, covering an entire block and will cost practice at tho barracks in. -ho ings.