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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL I. LETHBRIDGC. ALBERTA, TUESDAY, MARCH NEW ELECTION 'ACT INTRO- DUCED ovisions of Meas- are Prepared by Minister of Justice Ottawa, the House of Commons the third reading was given to the' following bills: act respecting Edmonton, Yukon and Pacific Rail- way Co-, the act incorporating the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Peace Riv- er'and Dawson Ry. Co; the act in- the Bank of the act respecting the "St. Clair and Krie ship canal company, extending the time for its construction. SALE OF INDIAN LANDS Mr. xjvas' informed that from July 1, 189C lo March 31, 1907, the government had sold acres of Indian lands receiving therefor New Election Act Hon. A. B. Aylesworth introduced a bill amending the Dominion elections act. Amendments of importance are suggested, many of which are paral- lel to those introduced by Mr. Alcorn of Prince Edward county, and- Mr. Aylesworth expressed, his indebted- ness to the latter bill and said he would be glad to have the two con- sidered together. The clauses resum- marixed are as follows: 1. All contributions to election ex-. penses must be made through the candidate's statutory agent, who must make the same public. 2. Heavy penalties are provided for contributions to election funds on the part of corporations. 3. Circulation of false statement regarding the conduct or character of a candidate shall- be punished i! shown to be eircuUited with n view to affecting result. 4. Hand "bills printed during an el- ection must Ix-ur.; the -name of the printf.TH. 5. Aliens arc forbidden to take any; part in elections. 0. A penalty is provided for the tearing down of public pmcluma- lions. 7. Nomination papers must give.the nominee's address. 8. The bribery clauses of the, oath for a vote is to be mjide clearer. 9. A speciiil numbered ballot is be allowed to voters whose names it re omitted from .the list but who will take the oath that they are qualified. 10. Where the 'Federal subdivisions are not identical with the provincial, authority is given' for the transfer if from one classification to another. 11. No ballot -shall "be spoiled by any mark placed ou ii by i'nc- deputy GETS CONTROL OF RAILWAY Hamilton, Ont., March Cataract Power company has ed control .'of the Hamilton, and Uenmsville lillectric Railway which for some time was held by the Grand -Trunk' through the Canadian Express company.4. M. O. SUFFERS LOSS Ncsbitt, Man., March Woodruff's house and office was burn- ed yesterday. The doctor and his family escaped with only the'if clothes. Loss REGULATING AUTOS Toronto, Ont., March in favor of imposition by the legis- lature of regulations to control auto- mobiles are pouring in upon mem- bers. TO BE TRIED BY JUDGE Toronto, Ont., March Justice Meredith this .morning gave orders that the7 action taken by .'the liquidators of the Ontario Bank against the former directors should be tried before a single judge instead of going to judge and jury. HAMILTON M. D. DEAD Dr. White, Leading Physician, Suc- cumbs to Blood Poisoning Hamilton, Ont., March White, one f the best known physi- Hamilton, died at the city hospital as a. result of blood poison- ing. He was watching a patient be- ing operated upon some days ago when the surgeon performing the. op- eration dropped an instrument. Dr. White picked it and not having rubber gloves on, poison off the'hi- itrument touched a scratch hand. on his REMINDED OF THE TREATY TERMS Great Btfci Cuses a Deal Lock n Tatsa Nam Atir Tokio, March to a well authenticated report the centre of interest in tho Tat.su Maru affair has been removed to London. Wrien the British governor was in- formed of Japan's announcement that in the event oi a refusal by China to entertain her demand's, Japan pro- posed to take, "independent action" the IMtish Foreign Oflice asked Count Komura the Japanese ambas- sador in London what steps Japan proposed to take, calling his atten- tion to the cte.'usu in the treaty with Great Britain covering the question of war between Japan and any oth- er nation. Ambassador Komura being unable to give a definite answer, asked tho foreign office in. Tokio forjnforma- tion, which found the attitude of the British- government an unexpected phase .in the situation, 'it is'stated here that 'the British government is advising arbitration on the question of the restoration of the arms seized and has .pointed oat, tho advisability of Japan; admitting the moral sido of the question. Tills new turn of of events has created a deadlock hen; FOUR MEN KILLED AND By an Explosion of Dynamite on the G. T. P. in New Ontario 0, 1f03 HO, 71 ,i is now uwait- uml .the-foreign ing advices from Ambassador Ko- mura. Ivny., j March 'Die report coining from Tokio that the British goverjijnont had asked Japan, through her kiobussudor here Count Komura, whaj sU'ps she pro- posed taking TathU Maru case, and that Great" jjritiitn had advised arbitration today. The British Foreign. Office .says it had ta- ken no action u-hatei'fr in the mat- ter. An official of the foreign oflicy pointed out that Great Britain could not interfere in tliis mutter, the inci- dent not having readfcVl iht stage at which Japan-under at'tiele i of the Anglo-.? apnncsc' treaty must com- municate with her iilj'y. ALFONSO AT JARCELONA Order Was Maintaintd on Spanish Kind's Arrival Burcc-lona, March King Alfonso arivwl in this city today and proceed-, cd to the General Linar- es, captain general Catalonia, where he, will stay during sins visit here. Order was maintained throughout Barcelona. SUICIDE Enddet, tke Reed Hill "ii Not Mvdered KING WROTE LETTER TO KAISER Engkid Not in Sppthy With Exploiting of Correspondence Borliu, March local news ag- ency today declares it has learned from an ummpcachablc 'authority that King Kdvvard has sent a letter to Emperor couched in the most cordial nnd friendly terms, con- cerning the revelation by the London Times of the existence of private'cor- ion rules. rospondonce between the cmporor and Lord first lord of the admiralty. It has been charged that the cmjMjror in a letter, tried to in- fluence British legislation in tho mat- ter of naval appropriation. Accord- ing to this agency King Edward, in his letters takes the viewpoint that the British 1'arliame'nt and House as well an immense majority of the press of England sharply disapprove of-the action of The Times. Contin- uing, this agency says that the at. tempt of The Times to exploit a private and non-political exchange of correspondence in a way caused the British King to write to j Frar William. The king's action j Hove FARMER SUFFERS BY FIRE Man., March splendid farm house and outbuild-; ings of uobiTt Mille, were burned yes- U'ttJay. afternoon with entire con- ti-iits. Tin- family wore absent from home at the time of the fire. FIRE IN TORONTO Toronto, Out., March this morning did damage to the extent of S3.COO to the premises and stock ol Miilcr Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Mutiuil street CONVENT BURNED Cape St.-Jgnacu, Que., March The convent of the sisters of charity here was destroyed by fire yesterday. The loss will be with insur- ance of .The scholars were warned in and marched out to ENGINEERS TO BLAME FOR DISASTER Parliament Receives Report of Quebec Bridge Comimssiofl STICK BY N'.L.U. RULES Toronto, Out., March animal meeting of the Toronto the La- crosse Club yesterday it was decided to stick to the national lacrosse un- Tragic Accident at a Portugal Carnival' in Nunton, Alta.. March "Endcrlee, a fanner' near here, com- mitted suicide by shooting himself in mouth. It is sun'posed the ca.u.se "of .the'rash''deed was brooding over although he. had grain en- ough on hand lo pay. 'Kndcrlce was a bachelor and a highly respected ci- tizen. i, Winnipeg, March A terrible ac-r returning officer. 12. A penalty of didiranchii-emcnt "camp on the 'Grand Trunk Pacific construction work north if.'Kalamar, Ont. J: Koby, a. fore- man, was drilling a hole and without warning a dynamite cxpkvsion oc- 'Herbert curercl killing jour men and seriously Nicholas Kok, an Australian; M. Tok- ghan and Phillip Virdar, Italians; Koby, the foreman who was drilling the hole is seriously hurt. GOING TO VANCOUVER Ont., 1'etcrboro Soccer club has decided to send, a team to 'Vrineouvc-r next month to People's VETERAN TEACHER' DEAD Toronto, Out., March- Lisbon, .March tragic acci- dent marred the recent carnival cele- brations at the village of Salsa, in Brnkaneoa province. A man and his two sons gave representations of tin- assassination of King Carlos. OIK-' of the sons, who was impersonating Huicn. the assassin, shot and killed his father who was made up a.s. a Franco, with a revolver which he Ikv ;ved not loaded. The youth it'.is adried, will create the bast 5m- was grief stricken over the tragedy press ion both in England and in C'.er-j and with difficuHy was prevented manv. from killing himself. POLICEMAN FOUND DEAD ON THE PRAIRIE Sad End of Constable Powell of the R. N. W. M. P. at Maple Creek Powell came oC; tl H-'. .Roya 1 StniCJftimi -here from the Mountixl. Police, stationed on Sas-. the ktitchewan river, north of bore was popular.. He was a goorl officer am! A DRY MANITOBA V Temperance People Can Sweep Pro- vince, Liberal Leader Says. Toronto, Ont., March Brown. loader of tho- Oppo- sition BIG SHIPMENT OF SILVER Nelson, B.- March the largest shipment of silver ore ever made in Canada left the Consoli- dated Mining and Smelting com- pany's plant at Trail I en route to the in the Manitoba Legislature, Chartered Bank of Indian, Australia, rn aii-inttrrviuu- her.- expressed the j and Chilia at Hong-K The ship- (K-hei that, if the tcniperunce people j ment consistc-1 of ounces of get well I >f Manitoba take time" to gei wen QOO value organized, they can carry local option nc'ftrly fivj ill over the province, except in Win- nipeg. Brandon and Portage la Prui-1 bullion and disqualification for Federal office for eight years is added to the pres- ent penalties, against bribe givers and bribe takers. 13. Imprisonment is made compul- .snry in nil-cases of tampering with ballots. In. this connection Mr. Bergeron suggested further amendments. were: one man, one vote, all eTections one dfly 'and 'Ithe' giving of au thority for the correction of errors in the printing lists. D. Staples gives notice that he will enquire if O.B. Smith, Winnipeg, is employed by the government and --'the'particulars .of amounts he hns re- coivcd for liis .services. t Patent Medicines Hon. Wm. Templeman. minister of inland revenue has given notice of the following resolution: "That it is to bring in a measure pro- viding for the inspection and regula- tion of the sale of propriatory and P. E. i.'s Trouble .The evoninjrsitting was devoted to a discussion of the proposal to con- nect Prince Kdward Island with the mainland. Premier Lauricr said the necesity of improved communication was recognized by all and the matter was under consideration by the gov- ernment. R. L. Bordtm expressed the view that the government was dilntr.ry. Sir Wilfrid had talked the same why as far hnck ns 1895. Budget Delayed ne. FIRED ON ROYAL CASTLE Insane Swede Claimed He Was After the Life of Kin; Huakon Christiana. Murch Swede :xp parcntly insane. nrcii on the royal ensile here with a Kemington rifle al I SAFETY OF OUR SCHOOLS and Braidings are ute Safe Jen-itt for the past BO yoar.s principal derui on the prairie yesterday. of the Carleton public school at To- ronto Junction, died morning. He was'G2 year-s of and leaves a widow and two daughters. HIT THE PROFESSOR Prank by Chicago Student- CauMt Suspension of Twenty-Eight Students He had boon out on patrol duty: The cause of death "is not known, hut p.n inquest will bft held. T. Anderson, Hudson's ,.Bay company's chief trader di.nl lr.-b. 11' tat. Fort Chtppoyan. NORTH WARD BOOMING would bring down tho. budget Tuns- day, but it is stated tonight that the noon today. A dozen bullets were, discharged, several of which through tho windows and imbedded themselves in the interior wall of the castle. The man was promptly seiz- ed by the 'police nnd disarmed. At the palace station he declared that The recent disaster at Cleveland it wos ins intention to kill King nnd narrowly averted calamities in schools of other places hnvc made people everywhere somewhat nervous as to the safety of the schools. Leth- hridge have been no different, from others in vhis respect. The -Ifcr- nlil has inquired into the matter and sees no reason for any fear of a cal- amity in the city schools. It is true the doors of the Central School did open inwards orders have been given to have these changed so that with six such e.xits there is practical- ly no danger of the exits being block- ed in case of a panic. Moreover, danger from overheated furnaces is not present, the building being heat- ed with steam heat, nnd the boilers For many years J, H. Van Pelt, of carry R pressure of only ten pounds. The pipes from the fire boxes arc covered Kith asbestos nnd the floor March medical students of the University of Chicago are facing .suspension, be- cause one of their number threwa piece of human leg from the dissect- ing room at a divinity professor. The professor complained to President Judspn who asked for an explanation. Dr. J. Gordon Wil.son and Dr. Uazil j Harvey, who are in charge, of a sec-! tion in anatomy questioned of twenty-eight- students yesterday but they were 'unable to obtain a confession from anyone. The pro- fessors .then informed diem they were all liable to suspension. .The; 'class examinations b-2gin today and the twenty-eight students not be al- lowed to take them. No credit will be given them for three months course in anatomy. The guilty student is declared to have been willing to confess and I take the consequences but the other members of the clas.s refused to let GIFTS TO PASTOR AND WIFE j Montreal, March of the principalship. of the new 15rit-i Twenty Houses Buitt'There in ish Columbia college by Rev. John! Last Month or Two of Crescent street church of j this city 1ms .stirred thut congrega-j A pentlemjkn taking a stroll around tion ami last, evening .a crowded j North Wardlost Saturday .afternoon farewell meeting was held in. the' wfts to see the number of church at which Rev. Mr. Mackay. nnw _ there. H. was presented .with a dressing case thereupon counted them and foiinr1 and Mrs. Mackay with a purse bag-lnat- there were no less than twenty by the congregation; j eight buildings that had been built i within the- last four or live weeks. INSPECTORS MUST LOOK OUT Toronto. Ont., March les- son of tho recent Cleveland horror hn.? resulted in the minister of :i result oijcupied was warranted, and the com- pl spent, hah an hour one day last week; one prisoner njfiismir to. carry inn order nnd the- tnrnkov MURDER AT VICTORIA Life cf a Well Known and Prominent Citizen Taken by a Burglar Victoria, Charles Frocd- iwith Prime Minister Campbell-Ban-J nermn.n. previous to his departure for Biarritz, where he is going for his health. Th? King's visit to lhe Premier is an exampU1 tnctful courtesies on which his fy's popularity with the nation is; largely based. It is to it. man, aged w.rts in his FOSTER STILL SORE Ottawa. Ont.. March re- ported si: tht> lobbies today Hon. of the nutnorous little! C'-' E- Mc Tavislt and Mesru. nnd tiinv royal m.miranee eominis G- Shrpley, K.C.. plrtt- confidence was placed in liis judgment by the officials of the Dominion government, Quebec Bridge uml "Railway Co. and the Phoenix i'.ri.kv Co. was deserved. The com- mission was composed of Henery Hoi- Moniivrtl; C. E. T.. Kern-, Mont- real, both prominent practical and Prof. Galbrnith of the Toronto. custnm of tht British premier, on oommiu.v for cvc of the Sovcriogn's ab- road, to seok nn officijj? farewell au- rlionce at i.ho Hoyal palace. It is us-! nnlly n mere formality. An omission of the mivving on the present, oc- rnsion wmild not have liet-n remark-' examination in regard lo their iravel- linp allowances. home hero on Stanley St. last night. Frcedinan accompanied his wife and sister had spent evening at n theatre and had just returned home. When going into the kitchen to got a glass of water he .saw a hand Hence, the King's kindliness in Young, Englishman Who Formerly truding from a pantry door the visit, which is unprece- Mouthy BENNETT CRAWLS Member for East Has Bad Memory C. H. PEMBERTON DEAD nnd fires tho popular imngina.-j Lived at Lethbridje and Grassy Lake him with n revolver. Freedman call- j ed to his wife to tol'phone for the! tion. police ami at the same time rushed j Tlv King at 10 Downing j number of the people of! to the door to keep intruder from i Street, the ofik-ia! residence of the j will regret to hear of thv opening it. As rush- Minister, in his private broug- j deatli of C. Herbert Pomber- ed to the telephone Iwrglar plac-1 ham. lie was not noticed by the j ton. formerly of this place and Grassy'1 ed the revolver closv to Fixvdman's1. passers-hy. Tie forhade any corcmo-j f.ake. After the death of Mrs. Pern-1 and Tlu- burglar escap-juy. and sat the I Vernier's liedside i hertou at Victoria, C. in June of 5s of cement, so that there is lutel.v no, danger there. Mor tlw children are well trained in tliq fire drill, the whole school being re- peatedly emptied in less than lortyj