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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Latest Developments Are Of Startling Character Hamilton, March peculiar as- pect is "lent to the murder mystery by the story of Ernest Stone, street railway,' discovered by today. Stone says'he was travelling west "on. .Heir- kimer street on the afternoon of the murder and had just -passed Bay "St. when he :6aw a rush from the Kinrade house across the street -and jjnto "Mrs." resi- dence. She looked neither right -nor left .but appeared terribly excited and was hatless: and-; loosened! The strange1 part of the story'-' is that 'Stone saw the gM front of- car at exactly- 3.25: 'The police did not word of the shpotin? until after four. That would A BOY HERO Port Colborae, March Nine year old Wylie Anderson ed himself hero today when he re cued -Frank Neff ited 10, from: a ha in -the ice through" which he wen while playing in the harbor. Jleff ha come ,up 'for the when -h seized by.-Anderson and, dragged to 'BAD FIRE AT PEG .Winnipeg, Man., March en of .the.j5reat West. Sad dlery Co.'s big retafl stroyed by fire this morning. 0am age to-.the: extent of to th and. to the1 building. In MOOSE JAW WILL ENTER Moose Jaw, March Western Canada Baseball League or frariization; committee arrived hertart last for the; nomination' of a candi- date to contest 'the city constituency was held.; A. Buchanan was the unanimous choice of" the cniivention, no1 other, name being mentioned. Olr was well filled with. Lib- erals who .made the nomination with the .erreaiest "enthusiasm. It is ddubt ful if any political convention-; ever held in the city evinced a more en- thusiastic spirit. W. C. Simmons, ex-M.P.K, occupied the' chair- and the credential commit- tee had.'thje accredited-delegates seated; separate from the rest of the The next few minutes were given to borinsr men of xhe didate there would ing. but it be 0 can- no hard feel- fair niebt. >Ir. candida-te amid; great applause. of was heartily encor- On beinJer called upon for a speech a corking-' stump speech from J rankljv admitted that j H- -Green-'.of. Haympnd, and that and a eood the present was. the moment of his iifei Durinif.''jiis years'- residence in Bethbridce he had tried to. help, the atjr sent to Ed- monton bv tie felect ors., he hoped to able to return aid receive, their apwrobation. -frlXe iinp'ressecl upon the lectors present" that "they! we're not for hint.-. -but for the Ruther- ordi which was so eood ihat it Is necessary to use a micro- cqDerto find-its" weaknesses. Its larjje majority ,been no cast h.indf ance. all cal consideration and -support the overnment "the build-up rid-ee and build-up Alberta .'policy and which! hod -been f inf the -van of rovincial erovernment leirfs'latidn. He ppealed to xpect opposition and to work to pile >r.him as the 3 Jbhn; his pleasure Buchanan "had'from the trme he came to-the city shown a spirit of progres- sive Lethbridge arid had entered into all mov.emcnts "for. -the advantage of Lethbridge. He is a supporter of a government that has done well" for Lethbridee and would no -'doubt soon be in a'-position to do more to make one of the greatest; if not the greatest city in the province. The aim of .all present would' be "W. "A. Buchanan, M.P.P., and J: H. Ri- vers. after''MarcK- -closing' the meetings the candidate emphasized the neces- sity of: work.' not for him so much as for. Lethbrridjre.-as it is in '.he best in- terests of-the city and district to have p'ovemmenij representative at Edmon- ton. The e-pverhment's railwaypol- icv that meant so much to L-ethbndpe and Southemi Alberta, should be em- TEN LIVES LOST New York, Inarch off from escape by .a burning stairway, ten persons met death early today in a five storey tenement house at 374 Avenue, The who were ItaKaas, with t'ne exception of an unidentified Frenchman, ranged in age from 'eighty years to an infant girl of four Mi NERS1 WAGE SCALE Fernie. B. C., March large masts TOeetiing'- of was held here yesterday to discuss the propos- ed wage schedule-for the new agree- ment. -The'-mines1: were-idle" all day and the meeting Vag continued until a'late hour last a draft Planlc was which week. to the is meeting scale committee .at Macleod- ;this ______ candi- endorsed. date as he had professed a liking-for After- paying" compliments to Dr. politics. Only- -such- -are successful. briefly .-with matters Moreover acquainted with the Pertaining to labor: As an employer work and can do much to farther of labor in the HeraM office, he had cpod: legislation. a union.-shop. and- paid union1 -wairas" for Leth'-i or better. 'In eoine- to Edmonton he district.1" the next speaker.' was doine- so, to .represent :air classes expressed satisfaction with Mr. and to fair deal to all. He chanan as next representative of full-v endorsed. ..the labor- legislation of the city at Edmpnton. Both the citr i tne and had advocated it and district Qad sense 'in in t-he Herald prior, to its adoption. picking- winners. (Luutrhter -and As the. bi-raoothly pay; day, he In. the campaijrn there he had always paid' his em-1 BRANDY CAMDIES Toronto, March Yonge St. confectioners leaded guilty in police court today -to selling liquor license and were :each fined and costs. The charge laid by the license department, liquor -being sold in 'brandy chocolates" and other can- which "alcohol1 is used. MAY OPPOSE THE Edmonton, March Shep- hard of Strathcon" that he will be in the an'- 12: Premier Sheppard offers no. Liberal Be Laid In North Ward Strathccaa dependent in opposition to Rutherfordi criticism of Mr. the tiori, 'but states that he" will support the-platform formulated by the Con- rfftfnt Beer Engineer Arnold's, report on the sidewalks sewers and- water exten- sions to be made this year as pub- lished in another colunrs was adopt- ed by the city council last night. All the sidewalks on this side of the track will be cement The new plank sidewalks for the North "Ward will be laid light away and. tenders for the material will be called for The materials for the private water and sewer extensions wifl also- be purchased immediately. These will cost Every water main asked for was granted. The yardage on the grading for last year was PROPOSE TO SELL HOSPITAL of the society will.. put's, appreciation, of., his. -.ser- nairie 'forward; .The fei- be "handed "a j _i been .fixed at :-Tt -is, the. intention of "this society engage, .a hall at which "ahd: diHer- The. engineer endgames, ol-the iiieeWng -MaybjK Henderso requested t 1 v 5. raise; andvrwrasf supported---by. The. engineer "recommended that -.Mr. Fleetwood be freed :.from-inspect-, 'ing- the" plumbing i in: connection mth' could: "be coupled S. liberal Association. ;briefly thanked j candidate. He- was pl'eavod the. everythino- or j every- Saturday nicht. and he to i no. reasoiv. why others could not ''Victory is safd the doctor, i same. He took his stand in to go. in .of .such'-.a measure and consid- advantaere of the Ci-7-or-j ered it his duty to his-views tunity." i-on.the'croyerament i'f need be. to'have .Before the .In avrain thanking the'con the" chairman' .that all ventio-n "for the. nomination; ,hf said '.that frank president of the ['present crive their hoartni-t sipnort al Association. briefl tanked candidt. H- members..'tor-velectibc- presi-1. so many workip.tcmen. nmon? the it-, highly ofr.Mr: Buchan-i delsjrates and "in the -'That ididate. He closed 'was tfie. ivay fn. descriptionj of ..a mem-'! Va f '-.Wlwavw sl.o as; 'a... candidate, an amusing- bjer'-s maiden "speech. ir.-iL shown itself friendly to I'-hiio'1-'.' la- the band. all Questions- and would do... no quibbling. The, meeting closed cheersr-ior -the rinc-ing r. Rutherford proyerninent. the two candidates and Executivev and-iavored a raise of per month. WitH the In the: work, as spoken; of by different members of Election of plnce, bearfeK- will v.tai -theTJ councU some re-organization pf. place a-yfear, -jn -the; second the outside force is necessary. week of in the second -vV" be: understood, that ishall 'at; all times beViree frbni" or tfieolojjica'l; siectariahisin I in "order that ilong theaf lines ;shall arise to injure the. would., lie this sbcfet some -will be -gladly -j Jurnished-fDJJ any; one the or-: by .the or copy of may be that all members the Libera.1 cpiivention -yester- GENGHIS J. H. RIVERS Liberal Candidate for FATAL FIGHT WITH WALRUS Ottawa, March a- report The -Executive (Committee-' of this cietyi waUrhold a ineetiDg on Mon- office Plumbiibg1 the baf 'the1 tvajious; 'be- -fcirmedA arid some Lively' plscuitiori Tools. HOUM-of Ottawa, March; stormiest ani Wie ses- rimrt1 ganization, The following officers Hon. Hon.c A. C. "iS" iKi" oSaVor trrn li.: G-v W. and fpr: g'ot (which reached the Mounted Police -the. candidate' :Dr. in-'ucknow--} Sergeant. Dpnaldson, of the police4 the it was at-Fullerton-pn Hudson's tne 'proudest mdinent vw He death -wag reported Veceht- thanted 'iiis supporters tho" encbnuter tioni of the: the parts of the; -cpnsiituency to work 'in. his best to Ipok. do hift all ot the Mr. Douglas assured Dr. Rivers and the convention of the hearty support of -the Tabejf deletion; in the cominsr expressed tfie con-vic- tipn that Dr- Rivers would represent the district at J lew: from Mr.. Sina- mons as chairman, the convention Severe Accident Nominated As Uberal Can- didate it tfe Big; (Special to The" Macleod, March Gerige; of Macleod, "the choice of--ihe Lib- eral here this afternoon. A. and A. 'Maunsell. were also' but the former withr drew: the vote" was; taken. G-enge: Hadv a majority over- Maun- The a complete quota, of delegates, and was "Liberal very'enthusiastic: Hop: W. ing i was': present, addressed the; convention'] servatives at the recent Red Deer surplus of or convention. be the same purpose this year The and water mains will cost and: the sewers A raising this amount will be prepared. The Council made a. definite" .and important sten looking after the ap- pearance of the citv by appointing the mayor and Aid Hatch and King, a parks commission- The matter of tiee planting and tb> seeding of boulevards, etc was brought up by Aid Hatch and, was thoroughly -dis- cussed. The commission nitend to get to work right away and its. is prob- able a landscape gardner will be put on the city's pay roll The mavor casually mentioned that he had been paying special atten- tion to the beautifying, being looked after while he was away on his trip and that Lethbridee had the best boulevards he had seen This At the meetin- of the city or committee are going That Be Segregated In That Section Al oi toe "V to do something, last nip-ht Aid King the______ repairs 'on! 'the Isolation Hospi- W. A. BUCHANAN Candidate for Lethbridge Buys Business Another real .estate and busi- ness deal "will be -completed very ortly in the city, the J. Browc Cov Ltd., having sriven notice to R. F. Reeve that they will exercise their option held the they now upT-. -was taken, near- ly.itwb. years ?azo; when Mr. Blenner- Hassett purjchased the -business of the Word came to. Mrs, Mc- KilJpp. of a .respiettatole, accident to Ut tie TtfcCiijr the four yevc old proceeded .to permanent daughter of James McCaig, at Ed- _________ Taylor of New Westminster again broujght up thev-esraw otr'BiU" Miner the British -the? Jssue. went las of Vice, Pres., W. -brigars, Grassy Lalce; Secreia- mo-nton, and granddaughter of Mrs. McKillop. The girl it seems pulled a china cabinet over on herself breaking her thiffh bone in. two places; Two were, immediately on the scene and S., -Baymondrf possible; A.1 litile girl p'jlV'w to f ive, ia- certificate of good character to Inspector oi. to Mi "S ks: Tteita.-'liadlTbee'n' porterf depart- ment which lack''o'f sys- tem. proitnised- his liberty if the ..fireeijtiit thes- Government taken no whe- not the Australian, Govern- ment had' .poMiession of the bonds. The "people" o'f' British Colum- bm "jrere- much -workedh np over the and the department oi Justice '1 ''.to fcrf: es there wai a :Ulk on piovincm) rights. Mr. Gibson- thought that .the hW come wh6nr all the" tmilways Canadlii: be placed Sir Maekeniie Btrwelf agreed to this and would, rjequire >n to look alter "their fmil- HAD HALLUCINATION W? H. -Island; Chas. A: F' Johnson. Bountiful. Ottawa Woman ConfMtes Not Assaulted 'Ottawa, March., C. K. Rivers jail by avengii naljeged assault, today confess i H 3 t_ Badly Hurt the, .that she was not attacked by a negrp but 1 wae laboring under an. halluciMtion. [She said she had' brooded 'over ttfe murder of Clara hyteterical on the subject of negro assaults. Friends of': her who is a travelling scnbed as A who -lives five miles east W. A. Bienner-Hassett, manager and vice-president of the J. Brown Co.. PfceL; Is withdrawing interests from and- will take over the Lethbridjee'business on his own., account. He will, also become the owner of the present business stand when the purchase is completed. vTheje will be no change; in the of, the business. Mr. Blenner-Hassett is of our most business'men and with his whole attention eiven to the local busihess-there will be place'of-business. v i FIVE ASPIRANTS IN HELD BANK TELLER STILL MISSING Saskatoon, to tonight no trace of the; missing Nor- thern bank JFred :has been, discovered. Rumor .has it that he was last week in Chicago-and was then accompanied by the woman with whom-he" left here; Rink manager 'Morgan., says that has his investigation "that no further- discrepancies have ..come to light.' STEEL TRUST STANDS PAT Cleveland O., March a re- sult of the stand taken by S Steel Corporation in the declaration -'of an open market there will be sold to tbe-any reduction of prices' or output ac- cording to Judge vGary, chairman of the Board of Directors. The same tal and stated that "-the matron plained of the hospital beiiier continual Vv disturbed "by drunken men-at nieh't. He supcrested that the houses of ill fame be "removed "from that vicinity or that the hospital Cliinamen. Aid; Hwtoa -spoke of the necessity._________ of havener a Chinese section of the source said the so'-called independents, and sug-anefated removing "the to yat on the men" selling the section to [wage the Chmamen Other? thought the suit was that Inquiries wilt be made recardmir the of selling I 1' 1 m th6 me of a site inhere modern conven- iences can be had antL a more fully eq uipped hospital .erected. MR. HYDE UNWILLING (Special to tha Herald.) Creek. March delega. tion of Conservatives waited on. H E Hyde today to tender him the Conservative nomination for provin- cial honors but Mr Hyde declined to accept of Giaagow; Gibaonr Liberal Iree ,trader was> defeated' by Dickeon, unionist tariff, reformer- by a majority of Mayor Doesn't Want Welcome After Real Estate Licenses The police have been busy notifying the real estate firms that they must come through, with their .Kcense mon ey. Tweirty have been notified so far the conviction of, her assailant The. cas.e will be dropped. of -the city, met with- a serious acci- dent night .befjB-e last.; He was rid- ph "borsebaclc. carrying two palls; gedgwick. AUn., March A very fCOQWICK LIBERALS NOMINATE -horse enthusiastic trathering of Liberals threw him. Both his arms were all o{ .tnf) gpdfwick con- ly sprained ana ft is .'.-i---- (Special to .the Herald.) Feb. since the. provincial election "date1- is an- nounced; both parties are holding or- ganization meetings and the interest manifested is very keen. j. have been no nominations decided on as yet. The "Lib- erar party has no less than five1 as- pirants for provincial honors. The member> Mr. Marcellus, .to- yith Messrs. C; 'Kettles and Jss. Schofield are lookinjg for the nomination. The Liberal party is holding a con- vention on the 8th when a..candidate the man who will best look after the interests of the growing and pros- Tiding Creek. stitueiicy numbering 'huh. :ac- apine is injured; the met in for the4 purpose iMAtft _'_. _i Jymr C W jVt A1 he had been lyine irk the road some time when three men in an also for the nomination of tompbile cmree a candidate tx> reprf-sent the Liberal priest of old, they lookedj.on him party .ai .the.-, coming provincial elcc- tipjjit. VV'-f The convention unanimously elect- ed Charles Stewart of the wcnt_ on, way.' to hdp hj.m JB man- filong broiMhtr, to: TPKe for, is the right, choice for the right place. A: corfsurryatfvo caucus meeting is F.riday March 5, lor the purpose of selecting a candidate for tho coming provincial election. There s' The city council by-law so that fifty dollar fine has fixed the there for is a unlicens- ed curb-stoning. Some of the -real estate -men object to payinjr the lic- ense as.they say they do not get pro- tection., ELEVATORS FOR ALBERTA ..Vancouver, B. C..-, March Alberta been advis. ed'from'Ottawa that the Dominion Governtnent will -not build elevator's in. :This will be done by the C.-P.-R.. The announcement was made here today that 43 new eleva: tors would be built'in Alberts this year as Alberts Pacific Elevator Co., 25: Alberta Grain and Elevator Co., Private firms, 10.. Most of these will bo in the south- ern part of: the-province though! a few. of these, will be built as far north as Strafhcona. Alberta is figuring oh a .35 million bushel crop niost; erf which will come to'the coast, Mayor Henderson was not' a little last night -when asked to do a little private business. -However he left and a about one hundred ratepayers was read astinc that a meeting be call- ed to welcome the mayor back from his trip and incidentally discuss the matter of a bridge across the railway the of. portion of the the- erection of federal and provincial r public buildings and other STRIKE QUICK SILVER Prince Alberta, Sask, March 2 Quick silver has been discovered a hundred miles down, the river from here. Six. claims -were filed yester- day at the land office. The mercury was first discovered by SERVIA WITHDRAWS. London, March was learned conclusively in London today that Servia, in. accordance with the advice of the powers Jias "withdrawn her de- mand for territorial compensation at the hands ofr Austria MCCARTHY" COMES WEST Ottawa, March McCarthy, M. P. for Calgary, imme- diately for Alberta where take active .part in the provincial" cam- paign Mr. Rufus Pope who "is here it is vnll accompany Mc- Carthy. HEALTH OF QUEEN AND POPE Rome, March Pope ia bet- .ter or hie cold and hoarseness but After a little .-onsideracion ,i was nas not yet, been permitted to resume dectded to submit toe master, to thejnis audience which' wilTprobably be mayor, who thanked citi7i-nfr for suspended until next week. the welcome aworded .him but he thought ;a public demonstra- tion unnecessary, as the could not touch .the sqjuare or .-give of it away, ,One of the aldermen thought it would be; a poor welcome to give the mayor, if a lot ot perplexing ques tions were thrown at him.hi the same breath so the matter FARMER COMMITTED B i amp ton, Ont, March Jami s Frushton, an Elm farmer was committed for trial today on" a charge of burnma hrs outbuildings -to get the ineura-nce. BIG FIRE AT SOREL Sorel, Que-, March morning daiiiage estimated to 'the business-''section at of SoreL originated in a shed- rear.- of Tiempes .dry joods stoif, on King St.- Aslc CP R, To Bore For Gas London, March -condition of Queen Alexandra shows" provement this morning. from which she" has been suffering is gradually yielding to "treatment. TELEGRAPHIC BTIEFf. The turers and retaiiers called for 'Cal- eary on March 28, has been postpon- Jt3 local Chinamen Ham- ilton is headquarters of a of Chinese onium smujrarlers. Celestial claims are thaf'tTnited States nadiaii authorities arev working on the case and bd-texpectiid m a few days. A monster woman suffrage deputa- tion is to wait on the Ontario Kby- emmcnt within the next few days. VILLAGE WIPED OUT London.- March telegram ceived here from Smyrna, Asiatic Tur An anti-cigarette law, prohibiting the sale or. gift of. cig- arettes, and-cigarette the. state of Minnesota, was passed by the House yesterday. Accordins: to the Ottawa Free Frew there is that Sir-Wlllrid Laurier will Delect to sit for Ottawa in the Commons, Two 'train loads of settlers' left Tororito for Western Canada- pyer Prospects for securing a supply of j the C.P.R. In all them re. j will be selected-. What-we want that'thfi vijiagfe of Maaran. near Jerusalem has been destroyed by an earthquake. One hundred and buried in the- ruins: W. 'Herbert, "Downer1 has been corn- milted for'trial John; N. B.. on a charge of stealing from T. S Sims fr. Co. The money was found ubder desk after had told a sensational stoiy oi robbery. Tho tonnage cleared at- Varfcouvey during 1908 amounted to greater all. -1 potts gas for this city are not dead yet. Aid. Hatch afc last night's tcouncil meeting made a suggestion which will be followed and which may result in repetition of the C. ;P. K.'s.luck n.t Bow Island. The sugijestion was that the city approach the C.P.R. with a view to ascertaining- what kind of proposition it .would enterr tain in the matter of boring here: in the hole sunk h.v the city and the El- ectric''Light Company. The city will suggest that the C.P.R. bring its ou.tflt while the'fwidfR. from tM appropriation to' fray If is struck, tho property "of troth the contracting parties. .was upon 300 of Ontario s stal- wart farth boys, many of them comnanied by wives and The late Archbishop Sweatnuia of Toronto left an estate valued at f 000. The largest proportion fjff'it is in: the. 'old country. Toronto City Caancil Anally ap- proved the scheme of -icale. lor civic employees.; A hundred loft Ar- thur over the. Grand :Trunk Pacific for the Sturgeon LaJcc iroM fVekta. They were mostly" jJrbspeelbrrf who to be on the {rtrand w B, B. Stevenson, will recently. treat mannver. WM appointed Of tho Quebec ;