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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. A CRT A, THURSDAY MARCH 5, I Ml NO. 72. PRESIDENT TO PAY VBTT TO RUSSIA Rdl af (fee Froth RepebGc Phis uEitmnre St. I'etcrsburg, llarch visit to Ruiwui this, summer by M. Fal; president of Prance, is regard-. txl in diplomatic'.circles n pructi- in view pf'ithe extens- ive Wen for the French during ;which he will return the visits of monarchs of Sweden and Norway and also a visit to Copenhagen. Owing to the projected visit "of King Gustavo to Kussia II. KalHcrics will not start on his tour until about the end of July. He will .be escorted -.by a; squad ron of warsliip's 'which" to :as on; previous occasions SASKATOON IS HOPEFUL; ,'-f _._i That a Ntw Company May Do Won- dert for. .that City Saskatoon, Sask.. March ulars have reached; here of the bill now before the Seriate'of Canada for BOARD OF TRADE MEETING Have Elected There was a full house at the nioir thly Hoard of Trade nice ting last -light, seats being 'at a premium be ore members wore all iissemblcc fherc was business but a ively interest was shown in all that was done, Frank G. Waddington and' Gibbon were elected members of the Board. The usual line' of hot air. from ad- vertising agencies 'and inagavJnQS wag received and with the usual results, referred, tci the publicity committee Win. Why-to, .second vice-president of the C.V.ll. wrote' saying that he had refwred the matter of a through sleeper to Snpt. Price at Caljjfcrjv A Real o.'itate firm in the United States asked thi} .Board to supply it with 'sectional- maps- of this district. The -real estate committee was dele- gated to that work. The PivsiZk-nt revised by- laws an In- the- committee, which v.'t'i'c- adopted as 'read. G. M. Hatch, chairman of a special committee to deal with the .Dominion Fair, said that nothing hart been done, except in gathering exhibits. A 'meeting is to be held- Thursday night to. 'consider plans "now th'nt a grant is assured. A. Duchanati, of .'the publicity committee reported that" as- surances iiad been received fr'om.'the city." council that tho sum of for tho. Dominion Fair and ,000 for general Board pi Tmde purposes would be granted and 'that a pam- phlrtt was being .prepared to 'answer the knocking given the country by American, papers. the incorporation of a company with a gigantic scheme' for developing th power -of, the .'Saskatchewan River at Saskatoon. The ;capital stock -is to be and the company: wil be yarned Saskatchewan Power Co.. Ltd." The stock holders ar Fred Engcn, J. F. W. C. Su t her land. James- VClinkskiil'rfrs. Smith on vling St. was wrecked by A gas explosion this morning. Mrs. Smith was going into the cellars with a lighted Samp when explosion occurred She was'Vcrv baiilv burned the hands and head and i.s now in -the hospital in a critical condition. DUNSMUIR WILL NOT RESIGN Victoria. B. C-, March J. p.unsmuir today gave denial to the rumors afloat to the effect, that he intended to ask to be relieved "from the duties of Licuten- ftnt-Govornor of British Columbia. He states that within the next few days he will ask for a four months' 'leave when he intends going to Eng- land lo take possession of his new steam yacht Dolawa, which is build- ing for him there. He will then go on a yachting tour to the Mediterranr returmrtf here early in Auguat. Noted Cattle and Horse RustUr Caught at Great Falls "Hippo" Johnson, the notctl. cat-, tie and.horse rustler who four years ago broke from bar- racks nt, where he was in- carcerated for indulging, ja HLs regu- lar calling, has been in Great Falls, Mont. About two ago he was located and ar- 1NHUMAN WRETCH MAGISTRATE ARRESTED Becomss Intoxicated, Forget) to Get j Newmarket, Ont., J. P. Doctor and Diet With Perjury Tweed, Ont.. Jiarch 5.-The Cor- j Toronl0p March 5._ThOB. j. Wood- oncr's jury brought in a verdict r cock former whose holding Richard Lindsay guilty of criminr.1 neglit-ence in connection book is being invcstjKated by Judge magistrate for New methods of keeping with the of his wife and two new-born babes. Lindsay was sent up for trial at Belleville.. Lindsay hud been st-nt for a doctor to attend wife, lie took a cow along with jhim .to sell and succeeding in this at that point. He i.s fighting forgot all about the doctor and pro- cxtrnditibn and proceedings to cceded to spend the money for li- has been arrested on a charge of perjury under directions of the crown attorney. The arrest was the direct result of the investigation but it is understood that the charges are" based on the magistrate swear- ing to the of certain foes .he charged and collected and. to him brought back to MaclcoU Alone "with hnr young son. sworn slnilcracnts at lhe inquiry. been stayed for a time. CRAZY DpUKHOBORS Lindsay gave birta to twins. i The boy ran to the neighbors half a but before these could and Childffiv Living Naked Ccld Weather Fort William, Ont., March At the inquest on a Doukhobor who died recently the jurymen decided to investigate the conditions of the house. They found men, women and children naked, many of them not- having worn clothing since their-ar- rival here. The verdict that the man came to his death from pneumonia and starvation as a result of no med- icnl attendance. A witness in the box stated that the Doukhobors were going to take the corpse into the bush and there leave it. Na ottempt at burial would have been (mile away reiich hnrc sho hsj with the two babies. FLAX GROWS FAST together FUNERAL OF GEN. VIDAL Ottawa, March The- firncrr.I of Brigadier General R. K. Vidal, tor general of Canadian militia took placo this morning with military ho- nors to St. Josephs Church and thence to Notre Dame Cemetery. It jwas largely attended. j On the last day of the Provincial Fair, W. iilair of the J. D. Hig inbotham Co. staff planteil some of C. V.. Ingrain's prize flax seed in one of the flower pots in the drug store. Today the flax is three inches high nnd groxving fast. Apparently seed grew and the plants are very strong. SENTENCE COMMUTE? Ottawa, March sentence of death on Samuel Prior for the mur- der of a little girl at Wolselcy.'Sask., was commuted lo life imprisonment on the ground that he was not fully responsible for his conduct. INQUIRY BEGINS Ottawa, Ont., March .its commit.t.et of the Commons morning opened inquiry into this transactions of western timber lim- its in which the names of W. F. Fra- ser, K. C., Ottawa, Ottawa Pulp Co., and others figured. ;