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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta e Lethbridge Daily Herald LETHBRIDOE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, UN. NO. 71. PREMIER AND BENNETT MET WAS KILLED BY HER LOVER They Had a Brief Tilt Over C. P.R. Tax- ation Calvary, Alta., March Rutherford returned to Calvary yes- front the south, reaching the at noon. He did not speak last night, preferring to take much need rest iii preparation for the stren- uous work of the closing days of the campaign. -lie will speak in Gross- Acid tonight on behalf of jMr. .Fisher. on Wednesday he will address a. meet- Injr at Olds. Thursday will probably see him at Leduc and on Saturday he attend the conven- tion in his own city of Strathcona. By a curious coincidence, R. B. Ben- v.ett came up on the same train from south yesterday as the Premier, but -the did not meet until the train pulled alongside the Calvary platform. Mr. Bennett then entered the Pullman where the .Premier was sitting and began talking1 about the letter from the C.P.R. which Attor- ney General Cross read at the Edmo ton uaeerinjr on Monday night wit reference to. the. taxation, of C.P.R lands. The Premier seemed" to Be o the opinion that Mr. Bonnett merely .trying to "punip" him to if .he was farailiar with the subjec nod when the C. P. R_ solicito .declared in his usual style that th letter had nothing to ho with th question, the Premier contented him that.'the wer not willing to pay an adequate sum its taxation for their lands and.tha the government were lirni in their de .mancls for double the amount the com panv offered. Then the G.P.R. soli citor was called away and the matte ended. Mueller Confesses to Shooting Miss Reid Baltimore, Mel., March part the mystery connected with the shooting to death of Miss Jennie Reid at Mount Washington, a resi- dence' suburb, last night WHS cleared up today when Joseph Muellor, her companion confessed to the police that he himself killed her. He avers that it was accidental but the police think "it is a case of murder. The shooting of the young woman occurred while the pair, who were said to have been engaged to be mar- ried were walking along a path lead- ing through a patch of woods. Muel- ler last night told_a circumstantial story of highway robbery with 'the shooting of Miss Keid by the footpad as a climax? TEDDY TAKES SNAKEBITE GOVERNMENT PLEASED MR. McNAB Believes, However, He Should Be Sent To f Edmonton An Elaborate Medical and Surgical Outfit for Trip w York, March enough for a regiment and surgical instruments enough to do the work ah ordinary hospital will b'a carried by Theodore Roosevelt to Africa. All are condensed so as to fill a suit case. There are 15.000 doses" in tableoids nearly forty per cent, of them qui. The other medicines are to ward off diseases, most prevalent in .rial Africa; chemicals; to make swam p water palatable; stiak-v bite lorers witli medical SENSAMIN KINRADECASE Coronor Deposed and Body Exhumed Hnjnilton, Ont., March. from Toronto this afternoon ordering the exhumation of the body of the iate Miss Ethel Kinrade caused some sensation here, the coroner of Wednesday" unrht Dr. Nichol, the jury ha'd an last Dortant decided should that the authorities be submitted as evi- dence. A consultation, was held with the attorney general's department and j as the story differed from that told by "Flossie Jxiorade to the detectives, out.twenty minutes 'it was decided that-the only course, open: was to "depose the coroner and appoint an- other, add- empaunel the same jury over-asjaiii. The body was disinterr- ed this afternoon and taken to: the hospital .the jury .Mewed the remains and ..adjourned until toraor- The fact that less than twenty peo- ple faced him riid not dampen D. Mc- Nab's ardor as he fired the first shot of the campaign last Since his .entry into political lif-C Mr. Me Nab, as a speaker, has developed verj much. He seems anxious to enter the fray aud confident, of the support of the. working man. J. M. Ivitchie" opened the meeting and in the' course of his remarks in which, he showed the importance ot organization, he stated that it was not right to place all the responsibil- ity on the employer as the Compensa- tion Act did. public have to pay the insurance and this 'makes both "employee and employer careless avoiding accident. Pie had noth- ing the government but there ought to be working men in the house. Mr. McNab opened his address with expressions of confidence of victory. He knew the situation and would spring a surprise on March 22nd. He wasn't afraid of the tales that the opposition would tell to catch sup- port. He did not criticize the gov- ernment but claimed they had acquit-, ted themselves UKe men. He claimed however that it was the working men who set the ball roiling. Mr. McNab then showed the incon- sistency of. the Herald in claiming that -the bye-weekly pay bill was not introduced: in time to get it through at the- last session. He then rja-d ex- tracts from daily papers showing that had been introduced on Feb. loth aud made his maiden speech in the house before Feb.-.20th, when bill was given its second reading. At the second .earling. it was given fav- but was referred to a committee.'... He (the speaker) then: had to "light it back; into the" House "by. demanding British fair play This was-done but the" bill was killed member leave the chair KING IS WELL London, March is, absolutely no confirmation in London of the reports from Bierritz that King Edward is seriously ill. COLD BLOODED MURDER Young Lady Shot Down by Highway- man Baltimore, M. JD., March 9. Jennie Reid, 22 .years old of this, city, was murdered tonight fiy a -highwayman at Mount a residence suburb. Shp and Joseph Mueller to whom she was engaged, were on their to visit friends- at -Mount Wash- and according to -Muellor's LIBERAL IN VEMILIQN Vermilion, March a -largely attended :Liberal conventioa Tield here this afternoon Archie.'Campbell'was selected as the Liberal candidate for constituency. .Rev. A. E. Aldridge .s his IS SUGGESTED Western Canada Towns To Hold Convention Calvary, Alta., March 10. There that the speaker and no report was given.-. McNab promised to lift.the bill i .every, session if he wore returned ,and of the surprise of the-attorney geheral; when .he .saw how .well -.tli bill was drafted. The speaker expressed -his de- termination to stay in" the field until driven- out by the workingman who had brought him out.. If defeated this time he would rise again. He had been, treated well .by the local papers, but good at slinging mud, i f that game were. wanted. This "is an opportune .time for labor to dem- onstrate its .strength. It cost the United Mine' Workers to get the Compensation Act Were tJiere a member an the house it" wbuld- cost nothing, and he could do more elective .by'.lobbyists. Mr. eminent. in railway, policy Alberta: -is art inland province, but he .'stood, for the' and control of public Since the working meu had come to ;thls coun- try and could back it. was up "to them to make the bdst of it. He was going to. try: to get the the horns. :-Ii he couldn't he could .red rag in. its face.7 CANAp IANS SUCCEED FRENCH AERONAUTS FAIL Baddeck, Jv.- aer- odpme, 'Silver Dart', piloted by Doug- las McCurdymad'e .a successful flight -miles, in eleven'7minutes arid seconds here twice crps- staiein'ent-.left the car at Soutli Ave. When' they -had" walked half a block and were in 'a" lonely -place, they were s'oppsd- by. a man who -levelled -'a pfstol, and -called for their valuables. says he gave up what mon- ey he had -and th.en the Highwayman a' necklace Miss Reid: Her reply his request for this was a slap" -on. upon re- ceiving which the "fired. The bnilef struck, -girl behind the -left Sho was- -carried i a nearby house but death 'had been almost The; Inghwaymaji dis- appeared arid'' -.is. bern.g diligently searched for by the police. fall ifiss Reid recfiwd-an aionymou's" let. t.er from a ,stca.nger stating 'harm would befall Mueller if-- he did not cease paying She also I't'celved ,.ari anonymous box of choc- olates GREAT STORM RUINS A OTY Loss Of Life -Relief Being Sent Heavy HAULTAIN WOULD NOT COME Conservatives Working a Cry Claresholni, March cam- paign, in this riding ha? settled down to hard work. Malcolm Mackenzie is billed to address meetings every night this week in the southern part of the riding. He will speak at White Lake Wednesday, Jumbo Valley Thursday and at Monarch Friday. On Saturday afternoon lie will be ai Granum .accompanied by Hon. W.H Gushing and T. W. Quayle of Clares- holm. The Conservatives have not done much yet but Mr. Garrow speaks here Saturday afternoon. He is quietly canvassing making all his play .on the class cry of farmer vs. lawyer. An effort was "made to "get Haultain here. but_rapparently failed. Brinkley, Ark., JSIai-ch or more lives were sauQ'ed out, sixty peo pie injured, fourteen seriously and estimated worth a million doiiars destroyed as a insult of a tor- nado which wrecked this little city :ast mcrht; The tornado hovered about the city only a few minutes, me its work of destruction, was com- plete. The lioman Catholic church, in the path of the atorm, "stands, tonight a grim seiatinel on the scene of desolntion. Main St. and Cypress Ave., the two principal HIT ITI i nrivr MILITIA DEPT. Big Decrease In Expenditure TTiis Year Ottawa, 3Jarch, feature of today's session 'of the-House of Com- mons was .the statement made by Sir Frederick iiordeu, in answer to the cri licisin of the ttiilitia depurtment. This criticism Sir .Frederick as r.njust and he yentu'red" the: opinion that the'.-.critics' were talking about. The- minister- said had had a me- morial prepared by the very ablest nen living: who could deal with such subjects and he did not think -he could.do better ;place it on Han- sard as-the defence: of the dtfpartmeui Summed were! that tne expenditure on militia ser-1 are impassable high with- wreckage from and end To Mejt .Jeffries for World's Cham. pionship Victoria, B. C., March Jack Johnson aid his wife, a former Phil- adelphia .woman who threw in her lot him after the. fight in Syd- ney and Fitzpatrick who is "no to end. Every business house is in the ruins and there, is hardly a home that has not at least .suffered the loss of a roof or a wing. Relief squads have-been at work all, day caring for the dead and injured. vV. Tie Rock Island ;'and Cotton' Belt Railroads .have supplied cars at "the disposition of: the-: relief committee, and many people are leaving 'Brink- ley, seeking a temporary refuge at nearby points. The dead were sent to Helena, from which point inter- will take place. Governor Donaghy Arrived "from Little. Rock this after- noon in response to a call from the citizens' committee. He has.the sit- uation well in hand and says food, clothing and shelter are the things most needed. Hundreds of people are homeless and are wandering about ikinjr a. temporary abode. Three special trains arrived from neighbor- f. towns today bring relief of -work- ers, physicians and nurses. The Ca- tholic church has been converted into a-hospital and. here the doctors and nurses aro caring for the injured., The .citizens of Helena have gener- ously; offered .the use of" their-homes for. the destitute. Mass meetings will be .held tomorrow in Memphis, Little and other cities, to "raise funds and supplies. longer with the big black champion, split with him owing to the woman it is said, arrived this mom- ing on the liner Makrura, from Syd- ney. Jack Johnson, unreservedly declared his willingness to meet any man in the and I don't think anyone car. get a decision over me-much less put me out. It amuses me to hear this talk of Jeffries claiming the championship. When a champion leaves the ring he is an ex-champion. Well, that is Jeffries: If he wants to try to get the cham- pionship :ba'ekj'm willing to take- him IN STATE OF SIEGE Members Bring Beds Into the Lobbies To Sleep On Victoria, March The British Co- lumbia Leffislature is still in a tie-up tonight on a measure introi'i..'! ivy the, government to prune the flection Dcclai-ing that the JI.--.UM .usiTa- a.iminjr to -disemran :.-.'se sonds of workinjfineu .and others the province, the Liberals and Socialises have brought protec- tive measures into play. They fcave already talked the greater part of tv.-o nigtos and one day in an effort to stand, off a vote on. the measure. The is now resolved t into may last two weeks. Beds mod mattresses nave been brought into the lobbies and the members, speak and sleep in relays. It ;is said it is the .first time that dprmitoiies nave jeen made pf -the building, during the session. EDMONTON WATER SUPPLY Cecil B. Smith, One pf the Consult, ing Engineers ;MarcH city i in .endeavoring to get opinion upon the pro- no Question but what the pro-] harbor. Antwerp, March Henri teblane had a: escape from death by today while; crossing- "the river'Scheldt in bal- llan'fell''..imp-.the .water .and "the two .'half r exhausted when" re'scrued. league for Western Canada will "be a real thing next win- er. The Patrick Bros, of Nelson and Tred Whitcrp.ft, Edmpn'ton, with _J. llpugh, have the scheme in hand. jetters liave jtist "'-been sent asking hat the question of a Western Canar a professional hockey, league be dis- ussed at a convention to be held in_______________ y during the provincial fair representatives; from Edmonton. JACKSON Stratlu'ona, Calgarj-; Ponoka, -March a icine Hat and Kegjna.. j of.: Conservatives held rhere yesterday, says he is-sure such -A.-' Jackson, .-barrister could be 'started with little was .nommated pst jxnd would: be drawing standard bearer. Jackson cbri- He also gives-, some sugces- tested "this 'constituency; at the last ions about building. hockey rinks.! provincial election. kelson's rink cost only ?10TOQd and considerwl one of the -best west of GIVE WOMEN PROTECTION ;Chaplainm at Landing Piers Want CABLE CONTRACT AWARDED -March: contract j or tHe: of the Government Action Halifax, N. S., March iable Company fore I ;700 miles to.j tipn chaplains stationed at landing omplete the division on their trans-' piers here have resolved to petition tlantic cables .from to the Canadian Moral' and Social Ke- t. John's di-i form League to .ask the Dominiprt ect'-to New York> has. been :awarded Government to enact a law affording :the Telegraph and -immediate protection to young women [aintenancR of immigrants landing at any Canadian ondon The contract provides cab- port. It is claimed that young wo- >s to be in. operation August 1st next, men coming alone from Europa are Mured into houses of ill fame in this ALFONSO WON APPLAUSE province- and Western Canada. Some Madrid, March -iO'.-rKing Alfonso's disappear altogether. dllful horsemanship has just sav-' I him from the misfortune oi kill-! KEEN CONTEST IN p a child. As he was "visiting at! Okotoks, March Head- j-eneta, a little girl approached him-Icy.of Okotoks was chosen as the w ith the prevJous.-.year, :wiile the es- timates for the coming year show "a decrease oi that wMie the expenditures for annual drill rose ,fiom in exclusive of7 the cost of the Que1 bee celeJiration in the. in- crease, in cost has been accompanied by Vin increase in .the number: :pf inen trained "frora to with XiOO additional-horses V-.: V; .'V have been in comnjunication a number of the ;foremost." ergineers on die. continent. The first of these who has arrived in the. city Cecil- B.: Smith of Toronto. Smith; has-'as- sisted in several-.large, electric: and GREAT BRITAIN ANNEXED ISLAND The French Are Disjihaisec -Guano Deposits Rich B. C., March. was brought "by tha- steamer which arrived today of' the annexa tion of Oeno Island, i'n the Lower Ar chipelago by Great Britain to the d "by the discovery of plans of Hin- du leaders, to organize a revolution. The Indian coolies, numbering some thirty thousand were stated to state of discontent and the discov- jry of some contraband arms and a considerable amount of seductive lit- erature among the coolies brought resh arrivals from India has caused ;ome apprehension. GAS IN NEW ONTARIO-- Fort March ho are. making -the sounding 'for the overnment surveys on the McKellar iver railway, found, striking evidenc- s of natural gas. They are boring !own and yesterday a gas jgt- came hat when lighted burned long enough o boil a p'ail of water. The men lake a covering for the opening of now and ice and the gas pening right to the surface. Many" the men working on the surface re convinced that gas exists itios to warrant further prospecting. A LOCAL BUDGET The.funeral of little Myrtle Cook ook place at -i.30 yesterday after- oon from Uie residence of her par- nts, Eden Best Poultry Farm, to ublic Cemetei-y. -The funeral was nvate, owing to the contagious dis- ase, which caused her .death. Serv- ces wore conducted at the vravo J. M. Hai-rison. 'JFloral yJTer- were sent by the. Ladieo M'l of trosle.v Church, the Sunday School b. S class in the Central School, and y Mrs. X, H. Murray, Taylor, Mrs. A. Foster ;md Jordan. President and General. Manager Stout, General Traffic W. I. Burr and the solicitor of Do- minion Express Company, in the ity this week. They were well with the business of the com- an.y's local branch not a complaint a lodged. Since the party, left he east not R single complaint