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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL i. MON ;QAY. MARCH 2, NO. WANDERERS WON FROM OTTAWA HOSE AT 10 O'CLOCK Thousands Turned Away From Great Hockey Match at Montreal March Eastern hockey championship was practically decided on Saturday evening when the Wanderers of this city defeated the Ottawa team by a .score of 4 to 2. vThe.gnme, was n hard one but the feature was the intense interest inani- fiVsted in the match. For the Inst few days tickets Of ad, been; selling four to five hundred' per tent, advance, the Arena company'having done the best to keep them out of the specu- lators at that. Seven thousand peo- ple saw the game and two thousand who went to the Arena on the bare chance of getting in were'-turned away. People bewail gathering around the doors long before 'six o'clock and when they were all opened there was 'The dors were torn'away and hundreds managed to get in without admission tickets. The windows of the second floor were smashed and people gained admission with means of ladders: Sixty policemen were on duty but were unable to handle the crowd. After the match the front of the building bore evidence .'of the struggle which had taken place.. The; game was a bitter struggle.but both teams were evenly matched. The Ottawas had the best of it at half time with the score of 1 to 0. The solitary goal stolen one "that failed to stop. In the second half the Wandcrere came to the front with an exhibition of their main strength and ability 'to 'pace: They tied the score' within twelve minutes. Otawa. then tallied again but the: Wanderers drew' away and during the last few minutes of play had the game as they wanted The play the Sharrirocks HOTIL BAR! MUIT CLOSE AT THAT HOUR IN ALBERTA INSTEAD OF A 'big deputation of hotel keepers is at-' Kdmonton endeavoring to pre- vr-at the ten o'clock closing legislation being passed but the Herald under- stands thai the government Ls com- mitted to tin- legislation and that it will become law. The time for making the extensions nccessjiry to provide 45 room hotels in citk'i> has been, extended for one year, making it September 1009 before the law goes into fom1. The Coul- dule and Arlington hotels will not b'f- ivquimi to make additions this vear. GALLIFORD CLIMBS UP Made Superintendent of the- Govern- ment Telephone System for Southern Manitoba A. C. KILLAM IS DEAD AT Chairman of the Dominion Railway Commission and Formerly a Judge .W. J. Galliford, formerly manager of the Bell 'Telephone Co. here, is climbing up the ladder and everybody will be glad to hear -it. The Telephone system in Manitoba has been divided into two divisions, northern and southern Manitoba, and Mr. Galliford has been appointed superintendent of the n district with headquarters it Winnipeg. Mr. Galliford is an A I man and the Manitoba system '.vill benefit bv his services. Ottawa, March Albert Cle- ments Killam, chairman'of the rail- way commission of Canada, died this morning after a brief illness. He had suffered from pneumonia, his heart becoming affected and .resulting in his death. A week ago Saturday he was at his ofike. Heavy work is said to have caused his collapse. The body will be sent at'noon tomorrow to Winnipeg for interment. Mr. Kil- TeUgraphic Briefs John Denn, many yenm raoniif er of tbi Halifax 'Chronicle, is dead, 1 ___ i F.T.Wiiite, proprietor of a college at Ottawa, committed suicide.' 7 Kipling 'will .spend the c'om'mg riunimer in Prince Kdwuru is- land as guest of Andrew Mc- G.'U. Croft, a. prominent English farmer, at Uirtle, .Man., committed suicide. the wt-11 known Fer- nic 'hotel man, underwent an opera- tion for appendicitis. TWOWDJNIPEG BANKERS HELD UP Daring Burglars Make an Attack Upon Union Bank Branch IMPORTANT CHANGES SUPRtMt COURT JUDQEI MUIT RESIDE iN CALGARY AND EDMONTON .iu the "second hockey uiaCch foe- Coleman and Fernie, Fernie won by 11 goals to 1. Winnipeg, March inon at- tempted, to hold1 up the west end branch of the Union Bonk at the cor- ncr of-Logan avenue and Nena St., Bdrmmlon, March ini- portant .amendments arc proposed in Ihe new statute laws amendments act, and among these 5s the chang- ing of the hour for closing bars from 11.80 to 1.0 p. in., and a police ma- gistrate must bo a barrister of three years standing. The supreme court act is amended by providing that. "Three of the judges of the supreme court of Alber- ta shall reside at the1 city of Edmon- ton or within five miles thereof, and three in the city of Calgary, or with- j in five miles thereof." Under the noxious weeds act a pen- alty for neglecting to destroy weeds is increased from to J. li. Tiiclhope. '.M.P.P., Orilln, has been renominated for the Ontario Le- gislature ;by the Kafit Simcoe Libcr- FranU Sanderson, chief actuary for about seventeen years, has been ap- formerly a judge of. the high i pointed joint general manager with court of Manitoba. H. C. Cox of Canada Life Assurance been suffering from pneu- rnonia for only a few days. The sud- den death of Judge Killam came .as -u is lhaL tho accouch- a great shock to thePeople of Canada.! uicnt of QUWn of Spain 'is expected to take place about the end of July. TRIED TO KOi THE CHIEF OF POUCE Chief Shippey of Chicago has his Life Attempted by Anarchists FARMERS TO SEE HEAD OF C. P. R. WiD Explain the Great Need of a Road From Lethbridge to Calgary None but his most intimate friends knew that he was ill and those, who did had no idea that he was-in dan- ger. The. deceased had been suffering from a cold for about a week. He de- cided to remain at home but as re- cently as''Monday laat he had not taken to his bed. It was not until Thursday that symptoms of pneumon- ia developed and his illness com- menced to cause apprehension on the part of Dr. Powell, the attending physician and relatives and friends. On Friday night he had a distinct turn for the bettor and it was felt that he was on the mend but. a sud- den turn .for the worse came unex- pectedly this morning and in half an hour Judge Killam had passed away. For some months the settlers in the country between Lethbridge mil Calgary have been holding meet- ings to discuss.'tiic ,railway situation iml to consider waya of getting a rail- If >..championship is theirs and accept the 'challenge 'of 'the Maple Leafs of Winnipeg. If they lose they tied, with Ottawa.and it will .be necessary to play-off. Ottawa has offered the Shamrocks ROBBED MAILS GOING TO ENGLAND TO REMEMBER TOLSTOI St. fetorsburg, Feb. pre- parations for the -international cele- bration of the 80th anniversary of the birth of.Count Leo Tolstoi, are pro- gressing steadily under the auspices of a having "the'.matter in charge _whieu _ many..; of per man if they Wanderers. cah defeat 'the It is fact that the C.. P. K. has intentions of building .the- most noted- writers; artists and public-men of Russia. Tolstoi was born Aug. 25, 1828. In addition to the ,he railway although.'not in the im- j Proposition to raise a fund to pur- i chase the Count's residence at Yas- luture. The Herald has re-1 _, t. I nava Pmvnana, his birthplace, for a GEN. VIDAL DEAD iable information, however, that Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, president of the Canadian Pacific railway is to meet a delegation of from fifty to one Tolstoi museum, it has been decided to issue a book of Tolstoiflna which shall include articles by Octave Mira- heau, George Bcradis, Knut Sampson Rcpstered Matter Going Out Fron Winnipeg System- i atically Taken Saturday night. A number of shots were fired and the teller of the bank F. W, Sussex was slightly wounded. The burglars escaped after the shoot- ing without having secured any mon- ey. No arrests have been made. This in brief is the story of the first attempt which has ever been made in Western Canada to hold up a bank. 'Saturday night at 8.10- while 3. B. K'a'e, manager and F. W. Sus- sex, teller oi this branch were at work in the oil'ice, two men appeared and pointing pistols at" the heads of the officials ordered them to throw up their hands. "Not on your "was the answer of Mr. Rae, as he ducked behind the bank' counter. Mr was a trifle, slow in fol-, lowing his example and lie received .1 pistol bullet in his arm, just as he disappeared. The bail struck half j way between the wrist and elbow in- flicting a llesh wound a couple inch- es in'length and finally' landed in the? woodwork behind' him. In an endeavor to frighten the bank men into passing out. the cash which was' in the teller's box the burglars be- gan firing through the partition, eight or ten ahots in all being discharged. The men made no effort to force the door which opened into the interior office. It is supposed that they feared the bank men had weapons inside CUT OUT THE HAT Freight Crews Must Live at Either Lethbridge or Coleridge Orders have come to Lcthbridgc that all crews on freights must run from Le'th bridge to Coleridge and not go into Medicine Hat. This mean's that all freight crews on this section live at Leth bridge or 'Coleridge, i'tt which latter place, however there i.3 not much accommodation. The passenger and' mixed crews fitiil con- tinue to go into the Hat. HOUSE SAT FOR 57 HOURS Without a Break Arrival of Sunday Stopped the Session Aeries of- a" period of two and "a ;half months, is baing investigated by'the the .Winnipeg post--office and of the posta Idepartment.: It" has leaked out a, great deal of :the registered mail leaving Winnipeg, for London, Eng. since the middle of has been tampered with and consider- able "money extracted. "In spite of ev- Chicago, March unsuccess- ul attempt to assassinate George M. Shippcy, chief of Chicago police de- partment was made as the'officer was caving his residence this morning. The chief, his son and'driver, James were attacked by two men with revolvers. Young Shippey and the driver were wounded. The chief re- turned the fire killing one of his as- sailants outright. The chief it ia re- jortcd was .'stabbed ;in the right arm Juring the affray. JNone of the men ,verc seriously injured. The attack .s supposed' to have been made by an anarchist following the recent ac- tivity of the Chicago police after the tragedy at Denver. Harry Shippey is seriously hurt but Koley'will., probably recover. The jhief's wound is trivial. The. assail- int entered Shippey's home while the ?hu-f and his son were alone in one jf the rooms. The mantis said to have handed chief Shippey a letter ..vhich the chief opened and began fo rend. immediately the inarchist drew a revolver and fired it Harry Shippey. The boy fell to the floor and his father grappled with the assailant. Foley attracted'by the shooting rushed to his 'employer's -'aid. As the servant entered .the room the anarchist broke from the chief's grip, limed deliberaely and' shot 'Foley twice. Again the chief closed, with Ottawa, ..March. session ol' :he mnn end the on the House of Commons which began thft cage which would be used if they l-at. three on Thursday came came in sight. WARNER WHISPERINGS Mine Opened ing on News J Aundred of farmer, in'Calgary. and other noted men'of letters of al' eri; empjoycd; .-to ensure Prominent Msmber.of Canadian Mil- ieia Passes. A.Way at Ottawa Ottawa, Gen- eral Vidal, inspector gtmeral of Cau- ndiau militia force died this after- noon. STIRLING TOPICS in the near future to dfccuj.5 the'sit-j nations, .liition with them. ..Thuy are being brought to Cslpary. at, the expense of ihe C. P. R- COWLEY CHRONICLES When in Lethbridge oome months ip> Sir Thomas stated that uany intended building spur lines from Lrtlibridge to ihe North-West, North-East and as settlement Aibsrta Hotel Changes Hands- School Meetins Cuwley, Fob. Alberta hot-el warranted.'.- The farmers between 1 hnH undergone si manago- Calgnry and are much in A Dance a Debate urtd a Concert the i Events of a Week I uf transportation and no doubt Ail' put strong arguments before the company in favor of the immediate of the line. Keli. Tuesday, j the 2oth inst. V.L.M.I.A. gave'a. I-eap Year Rail and served Ice Cream and caktr to the young, men. All present enjoyed themselves immensely and did ample justice to the excel- i lent ice cream. entire force, of young laiiies was out and the way j .they.made the gentlemen dance was- n't slow. j t On the inst. .Miss Hazel.Clark sirnl "Mrs. R. G. Hardy fi sociable in honor of Miss Hal idny. one of our school teachers who Ml on the 28th inst. Messrs. -Ins. Peterson and Fred with Miss Alta Hardy rep resenting die affirmative side and Messrs. Ilnrold Townsend and Le- land Holman with Miss Kliso Clark' on the other sido. met in debate at the school house on tho 28th inst. The whirh was warmly con tested, stood "He-solved that city life is proferrahle to country life." The negative side defeated'-their oppon- ents. BRITISH PREMIER HAS A RELAPSE rnent. Mr. C. S. Sedgwick. has .re- moved ID his ranch iind Mr. GriiSs, ['isichir, has p.ssuined charge. ed sacks. safe transmission of registered mail, some'person, has been able to get the .sealed pouches without leaving any clue by which his identity might be revealed, and the officials are natur- ally mystified. Registered mails leav- ing Winnipeg for London, Eng., go direct to their destinations with only one transfer that from the train to ship and are transmitted in special- ly scaled pouches which are again enclosed in .special locked and lead- Wnrrier, Feb. -0: Smith and Fred the Village contract 1 brs, are putting up .shanties on their hom.esteinls at Milk River. an end on Saturday, the business of the house, being held up for fifty-seven hours. According to the opposition the delay _ was due the refusair of the government to produce information to which it was entitled. The government side char acterized it as pure obstinacy. The deputy speaker Chas Marcil Mrs. T: IJ. Surgant has been under patience also. was in the chair practically the wholi of the iiity-sfiven the Housr was in session and gave u hibition not only.of endurance but of the weather for the post week. 'IV. H. Soico has been suffering I from :i bad uttnck of eczema but; we j are glad ;o report, is a little banter. Mr. Gustnve Hive, has nailed up his sign and is now in condition to do anything' in the shoe repair h-im yith u knife. Shippey attempted to grasp the weapon and received a :leep cut on the then succeeded in hiis" own and fired shot'after shot into Lhe would-be r.-The attack' oh 'the'cHief is belieVed to have been inspired recent ictiyity of the Chicago "police; fol- "owing the killing of Leo Heinrich, a Catholic priest, who was lawn by an anarchist in Denver while1 "the-priest, was administering the sac- .-arnent to his slayer. Immediately "lollowing the tragedy in Denver :enipts_. were niade to trace the crime o a. conspiracy hatched in The local police discovered that the society oi Italians formal here had f bocn issuing inflamatory literature limed at clericals and also several O- 'ocal clergymen had "received threat- jr letters. Yesterdav while' the Mr. Brodeur-was also in his seat practically all of the time, and a large of the riiumbirrs did no1 leave the pfiioinc-ts of the House. During Saturday there were one or two warm" exchanges Messrs. Brodeur and Foster, the former chal lunging was due funeral of Father Leo was being held James Tapper and John Thompson to the fact that he was a French in Paterson J., details of police treated the young ladies to a bump-[ Canadian and Mr. 'Foster denying j zuarded several of the Roman Cath- tiiis with some heat and asserting that churches here, special precau- or .ride last Sunday. Mr. Michelou.s 1 police building at Sir Henry Campbell-Banner- man Forced to Go Away for His Health Scune of the ladies of the and vicinii-y are taking ad vantage of their quadrennial opportunity, entertained thoir male friends to a Leap Year hall on Friday evening. Those who present'enjoyed a very pleasont j occasion and have nothing but praise i for the way the affair was managed. The toinl enrollment of the Public School for the month of February was 40, average attendance 30, percentage of attendance- The students tak- ing first place in the various stand- as purchased the' it was nierely a matter of principle t'.ions being taken in the'Italian quar- Milk 1'civcr -and j and that Mr. Brodeur's nationalitj f >'t where officers in citizens' clothes Up to the present the of-'now is to move it to his land near j hail nothing to do with ir. Everybody scrutinized every worshipper as the I ficiuls have boon unable to discover whether or not these bags were open- ed between here and the sea const. The fact that the mails had been tampered with was discovered when the sacks were opened in "London post office. From the little information that hag leaked out it would appear that the party who has been. tampering with these mails is in possession of duplicate It-is said that every letter in one large ponch was Warner.' A new coal mine has been opened twelve and the House adjourned. up eighteen miles northeast of this? town. Miss llir.nie 'Michelous who has been spending n short x-acation at her home in the country, hns return-; ed to Warner. j The W. 'L. M. C. A. had it small j gathering at the home of Mr. and ivas relieved when the clock struck j -jongregations entered. Later the. of- WILL CUT OFF SMALL STATIONS ards wore: V Burton Robinson; IVMust before Christmas time. In fact j Morley Koidge; III Wilfrid is understood that it-was letters ill Annie Fortier; Jr. II Ruby Me-1 that would-reach-England about the holiday season that suffered most. The literary and dehqfing society i had a very successful meeting last _________ week when the subject, "Resolved j that Intemperance. Caxises More Ruin London. March Henry than was debated. Campbell. Uaiiiit-riniin the prime min-i xrtUintlly the ladies in 'full force 1ms suffered a relapse as a result people and transacting bus- on Saturday. The attending Blood for the afiirrnative and won the argument. Nest Friday the proceed- ings will be varied by a series of im- each speaker as he mounts the ros- phypicians consider the weakness of promptu speeches to be made or, the heart k the more serious part lo drawn from a hat by ihe prime illness. He will go to the continent n? soon as lie is strong oniMiph and it unlikely that Qn March 10th at 2 p.m., Messrs On tW evening of the 28th anst. tncjn'' wil1 in Parliament this A. W. Folcy and J. C. Langmorc will IteJief -Society pave a con-' session. All exertion and excitement! a public meeting of those in- cert and which was very well attended and in way a success. Tho concert was concluded with a farce in two acts, entitled "Hhmder- ing Hill." Mr. Alex Ariatnson took the port of "Hill CJreengrass" from "Vermont" in which the gentleman was wonderfully nt home. Mr. L. II. Bnkcr, ns Mr. Snarlcy, M'rs.' Alice arc forbidden. TWO MEN KILLED St.. John's X. F., March a result of n pick striking a buried cnrtridge at Nova Scotin Stoel Com- pany mines on lioll Tshind, SffLirrdn.'" two men were killed, two others arc i terested in poultry raising on advnnc- od methods of housing, feeding raising and breeding poultry. These gentl'-men are engaged by the pro- vincial department of agriculture (o give instruction in matters nnc aro experts. All interested arc wel conic. Spackman as Mrs. Snarley with Mrs. I reported