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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald V, IT VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH II, NUMBER It. FOUR MEN KILLED AND THREE INJURED By an Explosion of Dynamite on the G. T. P. in New Ontario Winnipeg, March terrible ac- cident occurred on Saturday evening at Gordon Bros, camp on the Grand Trunk Pacific construction work north of Kalamar, Ont. J. Koby, a fore- man, was drilling a hole and without a 'dynamite explosion oc- curerd killing four men and seriously -BROODED OVER SUSPENSION Student at Manitoba Agricultural Col- lege Committed Suicide. Winnipeg, Mar. the agricultural student who myster- iously disappeared on Wednesday last was found by two fellow students on _the top floor of the college with his throat cut from ear to ear. Two Brother students who were in the 'injuring three dead are, 'room by accident found the dead body of their chum. The tragedy is sequel of a boys' prank at some mild- hazing POLICEMAN FOUND DEAD ON THE PRAIRIE Sad End of Constable Powell of the R. N. P. at. Maple' Creek Herbert Dunn, an Englishman; Nicholas Kok, an-Australian; M. Tok-, ghan arid Phillip Virdar, was indulged in. For his share young Koby, the foreman who was drilling f Mclntosh was suspended though he the hole is seriously hurt. j did not appear to take the affair ser- ______________________ __j iousiy. He was cheerful when last j seen on Wednesday and '.none expect- j ed this tragic climax until the.body J was found this afternoon. Mclntosh came to Manitoba from Derbyshire England, two years ago arid worked at Gilbert Plains, Man., till last fall when he entered the Manitoba agri- cultural college. MiBRIDEGAVE HIM A LOT OF ROPE PRINCE RUPERT LOTS Will Not Be Put on the Market Un- til September CdltfC of lively Discussion at Victoria Victoria, B. C-, March British" Columbia House prorogated Ifaple March j Powell came here from the United Powell, of the JRoyal North West! States four years ago when he joined j NEVER SEE BOATS Saturday of session having ol will be passed sixty-one bills, the most no- table being the immigration act, the; j Grand Trunk Pacific bill making- an 'agreement with'the hew adian rail way-for terminal -facilities with Prince Rupert, and university Vancouver, March Wain- wright who conducted the negotia- tions between the G. T. P. and Brit- ish Columbia government left for the fiast- today. He work bs tlip railway building in the north will commence before May, but on ac- count of the number of periiminaries to be gone through the sale of town- -sits lots in rinee Rupert will not occur until September. The town i must be incorporated and many J streets will be rough graded before iVhe sale occurs. Owning' a quarter interest hi -the tgwnsite the British Columbia government is being asked to pay a quarter of the proposed im- provement. It has not Keen deter- mined whether the lots will be auc- ioned or whether some other method Killed an Official of Montana State Prison Mounted-Police, stationed on Sas-1 the force. He was a good officer and RUNNING FROM PORT ARTHUR katchewan river, north of here was found dead on the prairie yesterday. He had been out on patrol duty. The cause of death is not known, but an inquest will be held. popular. T. Anderson, the Hudson's Bay company's chief tr.-ider died Feb. 12, at Fort Cbippeyau. TO LIVERPOOL, SAYS MINIS-, TER RY.'S AND CANALS bill for the establishment of a British Columbia university. r The final session was marked by an almost disgraceful in wrangling over the G-. T. P. amend- ment. The Kain Island deal of three years was introduced in the discus- _______ sion arid leader of M. J. Butler, 'tbe Socialists declared' "The Liberals SICK PREMIER- Ottawa. March the course of an address before the May Court Club on the "usstion of t tion. have swallowed MURDER AT vicTORi A HIT THE PROFESSOR u tl t th G oi railways, said that the Georgian _ _. ------_, r Bay canal will prove the solution of; Oliver, Liberal, declared that Haw-. -Life of a Well Known and Prominent j by Chicago Student Causes blems. The thomewaite had deliberately argued Citizen Taken by a Burglar J Susoens.on of Twenty-E.ght .rf l Students Arihw LiverpOQl is i Thg Socialist leader again bounded with Prime Minister Campbell-Ban- His Majesty Sat and Chat- ted With Campbell- Bannerman Warden Connoliey was Terribly Wounded --No Prisoners Escaped, Two Shot London, jVIarch Edward spent half an hour one day last week Frecdman accompanied by a-tid sister had spent at a thcatrp and had just returned home, j When going into the kitchen to get a glass of water he saw a hand pro- truding from a pan try door covering him with a revolver. Freedroan call- ,r n T Cmcigo, March cause oue of their number threw a false premises.. no7 likely to'evTr upwind back the Accusation 1 Prcvious to his "Rinri-it.7. IS fTQiniT 1O1" 1115 Victoria, itarch Freed- j man, agwl 43, was murdered in h-isj the cost of tran-shipping is so slight with another and-still another. The liome tore on Stanley St. last night, ni-dieal students of tne Imiversity of need Q{ ocean ]atter to" the effect that the Liberals his wife I Chicago are facing suspension, be- had the son Bay route, he declared to he still position of the Socialists in the Kain in .tentative stage and the question deal during the last election. be answered as to insurance j The Liberal leader demanded the etc. before this could be credited, withdrawal of the statements. ave some interesting U-! "Kbt until Mr. Oliver withdraws complained to President transports- his, returned the T- member. Mr RosS( who was chairman Of the lungs and liryd. earnings exceed the total government, within the past week the would not Dcen rcmariv' ain. He claims to have located sev- S5 income. Mr. Butler said it' .im-'member for Nanaimo has refused to i ed. _ Hence, the King's kindbness in eral ?ood prospect5. one that is par-. j- lustrations of Canada's to his ,ife to telephone for the! Harvey, who are in charge oja sec- Jf police and at, the same time rushed itlon in questioned tne e ass, ti an J. cars of Canada would committee requested Spcialist- ,-_ ,v_- i 01 uvwity-eight, students to the door to.keep the intruder irom i n jpresent-a string long with opening it. As Mrs. Freedmixnjrush- j X1T Ul'd A a tonnage of The bxit the request was made in vain. i conteSrfion from anyone. Ine oro- ed to the telephone the burglar plac- 4 J -c- i lessors then informed them ed the revolver close to I-rcedman-s The burglar "U possible to la> down a rule for .xaininations begin today and the "If the dig- ate the assembly is this should be stopped." premier urged also m vain that both the Delta and Nanaimo members explain snd withdraw their statements. Biarritx, where "he is going for his health. j The King's visit to the Premier is j an example of ihe numerous little (tactful courtesies on which his iMajes- ty's popularity with the nation is largely based. It is the invariable custom of the British premier, on the ab-' Beer "Lodge, Mont., 3Iarch den Frank Conolly of the Montana Penitentiary was, severely wounded and' Assistant John Kobin- sou was killed by thraj life convicts George Rock, W. H. Hays and anoth- er who tried to-escape from prison. Robinson's throat was cut from ear to ear and the jugular vein was sev- ered, Connolly's throat was gashed and he was stabbed several times in the sbouldw and the groin before he, was able -to draw his revolver and shoot down Hayes" and Rock who were armed w.ith pocket knives. It is believed that the will re- cover. The three convicts .were tak- en to the office of the penitentiary before Warden Connolly for some "in- fraction of the rules. Hayes had for several months, been a "trusty" and served as turnkey. He was placed in the same cell with Rock who was regarded as a desper- ate man. The moment the the office. Rock turned swiftly on Robin- son, who was closing the door behind thc men, and quickly drawing a knife slashed the warden's throat so deep- ly that Robinson fell. At thc same moment that Rock attacked _Robin- son Hayes drew a knife and started, for Connelly who withdrew reai- office. Before Connolly could draw a revolver Hayes sprung-- on the warden and slashed his thiroat from .the left ear to a- point under' jthe chinl Connolly "hull eluded" j blow and struggled desperately. Hayes seeing his intended victim. getting away era> -times in the shoulder and. groinT" Although bleeding terribly, Connolly managed to draw a revolver' arid -fir'-'r ,ed four times wjth the1 "weapon press- against Hayes As Hays sank, to the Rock rushed" at ConnoUy who fired the Rock, and 'the '-'latter. ielU wounded'. The .third convict toot- to V liii heels but was cmickly- The prison officers refused '--to -'give his name until they have' discovered. whether Jie was concerned How Hayes and Rock got thc is not known. Tt'is believed that the infraction of. the rules has been planned to raach the, whence -the convicts have ter chance of escape once the -warden, aud his deputies -were out of: tway. OFF FOR JEW: YORK J. H. Van Pelt, the Man Who Found Mine Near Cardstort road, to seek .an official farewell 'au- j For many years J, jj. van peft. of the Royal palace. It is us- has been'- carrying---on'-' C H. PEMBffiTON DUD V I "l, Young Engiithman ,Wh6 Formerly- Lived at Grassy A large" number V6f "the people" of _ __ .n. Jo-ifce jjuiiiutri UJ bkic uj. to withdraw his a mere lormalitgr. An omission and dcveloping of cop- IethM wffl, t to 4-T-irt .i-inrt-i tnnr -f _T .-._. _.____.1 -rk'_ v.e the meeting on the. prerent oc- Dn would not have been remark- claims around Big Chief Mount- He claims to have located sev- b ruling of the chairman." gold rxish to the Klondyke when he amassed a .fortune. He was well and a. highly respected citi- i course in anatomy. I The guilty student is declared to i have been willing to confess and j take the consequences but the other members of the class refused to let him rlo .so. making the visit, which is unprece- ticylarly good. Last night he was in MRS. WHITE-FRASER DEAD COAL MINES CLOSED Frank, Alta.. March is re-j ported that the Lille and Bellevue __________ coal mines, belonging to the West i Mrs. White-Fnrser, wife of R.N.W. Canadian collories. .which have b'aen M.p. Insiwcto'r WhitoFrascr. who working hall time, have closed down j w-as stationed at Lcthbridge in tlie indefinitely, and there is no immedi- ate prospect of the C. A. C. and C. company's mine hero opening up. The District Miners' Union.has ship- ped to this town a carload of gro- ceries and provisions to be distribut- ed amongst the families of the miners. Great Britain Causes a Dead- lock in Tatsu Mara Affair and fires the popular 'magiiia- The King arrived at 10 Downing Street, the official residence of tho .Prime "Minister, in his private broug- ham. He was not noticed by tho passers-by. He forbade any ceremo- "Sot until Oliver repeated-1 n-v> and -sat the bedside Hawthornethwaite. "The House j knows his ics. JK. came from siu- tcr nctiwably brighter. the city on his way to Xew York whciv he expects to close up a deal for "his property that will give him good financial returns for his years of labor. He had with him fifty pounds of what he says is the richest copper ore he ever saw. He left for York this morning. It is noteworthy that no British Sovereign has ever No. i es of the chamber at'occe-y- "I am not going to be bulldozed and howled down." thundered 'bacfi-'.lO Downiap since it becamo _- Tokio, March 'to a the Socialist leader and the House well authenticated report the centre proceeded early nineties, died recently in Eur- ope. Supt. and Mrs. White-Eraser j of inXcrest jn the Tatsu ilaru aflair were making a Lour of the continent has becn removcd to London. when I ho la-btcr was taken ill. They are well-known throughout the west, having been stationed at several R. N.-1V..M.P. posts. China Still Holding Japanese Steamer Looks, However, as Though Satis- factory Terms Will be Reached Without Serious Trouble Pckin, March incident of the Tatsu ilaru. tlic Japanese steam 'cr.'wlhch was held up by the Chinese authorities on Feb. 7th, off Maceo'in the belief that the cargo of arms and The viceroy of Canton is opposing the punishment of the Chinese naval The Liberals ars blaming Premier McBride for not taking" a sti-onger stand. Not a Word About Kaiser's Letters When the British governor was in- formed of Japan's announcement that in the event of a refusal by China to entertain her demands, Japan pro- posed to take "independent action" the British Foreign Office asked Count Komura the Japanese ambas- sador in London what steps Japan proposed to take, calling his atten- tion to the clause 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 the foreign office in. Tokio for informa- j peror William of Lord tion, which found the attitude of the Tweed mouth first lord of the admir- British government an unexpected i alty in which it has been -charged phase in the situation. It is stated His Majesty attempted to influence here that the British government is Great Britain' naval legislation, with advising arbitration on the question British ministers reply thereto, would of the restoration of the arms seized he made public for the-edification of and has pointed out the advisability r the people, was quickly dispelled- by of Japan 'admitting the moral side Herbert Asquith, chancellor of the of the question. This new turn of exchequer in the House of Commons residence of the first Lord of the Treasury.' C. A. Anderson, Brother of J. R. An- derson, of the Union Bank London, March hope that the letter sent last month by Em- IVIaru lowered the Japanese flag. la view- of .the- present status of the negotiations action will be deferred ammunition were intended for Chin- for two days by Japan. Revolutionists has not been fully scttled. Baron Hayasia, thc Japan- ese minister, of China, had a confer- ence with Yuan Shihkai, counsellor of the emperor, but failed to reach an undcrsumlinff on the question of the release of j the. steamer, which is commander who boarded the Tatsu j of events has created a deadlock here this afternoon. In a curtailed state- aud the foreign office now await- ment. Mr. Asquith, who was acting Ambassador Ko- premier, told A. J.. Balfour and his i other questioners that he had nothing to add to his statements of Friday and that so far as he knew ing advices from London, tfarch The report coming from. Tokio that thc -British government had asked Japan, through her ambassador here Count Komura. what steps she pro- J. R. manager of the Union Bank, received word on Sat- urday of the death of his brother C. A. Anderson at High River. Mr. An- for several years for the benefit of his health and. his death on Friday night though sudden, was not altogether unexpected. The deceased leaves a. wife and a little son. He was one Enderlee, the Reed Hil Fanner, was Not Murdered dcrson has lived in High River for j Xanton.' Alta., March a farmer hear here, com- mitted suicide by shooting himself in the mouth. It is supposed the.cause of the rash deed was brooding over of' High, River's most popular and progressive citizens. J. R. Anderson and Hiss Anderson left for High River this, morning to attend the obsequies' which -take -place j tomorrow. his'debts, although he had grain en- ough on hand lo pay. Enflerlee was a'bachelor and a highly respected ci- tizen. COAL COMPANY'S LOSS CITY BALL LEAGUE Probability of One Being Meeting, at Calgary Plant of Dominion Coal Company at Port Morin, N. B. Destroyed WINNIPEG MUSICIAN DEAD Winnipeg, March Evans, Tweedmouth has nothing to add jf -l one of Winnipeg's best know music-..his declaration beyond the fact that 1Iientioucd arc the R. X. There is a good-deal of baseball talk in the street these days, thc chief topic bfcing the formation of y. city league. Several teams have' sig- their intention of entering tho is formed. Those most sudden death of C. .Herbert Pember- tpn. formerly of this place and Grassy Lake, After the death of Mrs! Pera- berton at in June of last year, Mr. Pemberton, arid' his little girl returned to England. He afterwards joined a party '-going- to Panama and later went Colombia in South America. While at" Carta- gena, he was taken suddenly ill and died on Jannary 6th. The child is with friends in England. SAFETY OF SCHOOLS School Board Makes Changes and Buildings are Quite Safe The recent disaster at Cleveland and narrowly averted calamities in schools of other places hav'e made people everywhere somewhat nervous as to the safety of the schools. Leth- bridge -people have been no different from others in this respect. The Her- ald has inquired into: the matter and sees no reason for any fear of a cal- amity in the city schools. -Jt is doors of the Central School did open inwards but orders have been given to have these changed so that with six such exits there is practical- ly no danger of thc exits being block- ed in case of a. panic. Moreover, from overheated furnaces is ians died yesterday. Mr. Evans has "immediately on receipt of Emperor been manager here for the Xorheimer [William's letter, thc first lord of the ..._ Piano company for the past twenty admiralty showed it to .Sir Edward taking in the Tatsu Mam years and was organist- in St. Mary's j Grey, said and that Groat Britain had advised j Catholic church. j it, should be treated as a private oonv ru h.-M b.- with rntrard I wrbitraticiu was Thc munication. to tho indemnity. China has how- over given satisfaction regarding hauling' down Lhc Japanese flap: on British Foreign Office says' it had paid by Dr. Shoop for any re-1 "it is clearly out ot tne quwuiuu, ken no action whatever in thc mat- cent case of Grippe or acute cold (continued MrXAsquith. "to lay-pn-' ter. An official of tho foreign office i that a 25 cent box of Preyentice will vatc and pcrsoncl correspondence on pointed out that Great Britain could not break. How is this the table." Jlaru by .Chinese officers not in-torfi-ro in this matter, the inci- j The Doctor's supreme confi'dnce' in j A question from I-ock- Baron Hayiusia today assure: j 'dent not having reached the stage at these little Candy Cold Cure Tablets j wood, a" Conservative mcmoer oi tne China that Japan would meet nor do sires regarding her supervision of amis in Chinese ..territory. He ag- recrt also to the Chinese proposal' for the ultimate disposition of the cargo of the Tatsu Maru. The foreign board reiterates its previous state- ments that the case cannot be settl- ed without. thorough investigation. which Japan uiuU-r articJo 1. Anplo-Japanese treiity must municntc with ally. STICK BY N.L.U. RULES Toronto. Ont., March certainly complete. 'House to whether it possible com-; It's a .5100.00 against 25 for a communication on such on im- big odds. And, Preventics, remem-' portant question to bo regarded in j ber, contain no quinine, no laxative, any way as private, drew a curt nothing harsh nor sickening. Pneu-. "yes" from Mr. Asquith, ?tnd when he never appear if early'was asked to give the "House'of Conv of. the Toronto La- colds were broken. and sure mons an opportunity to discuss crossc Club yesterday it was decided for feverish children, 48 Prevention Twccdmnuth's letter the acting to Ktick to the national lacrosse un- 25c. W. M. P. the A. R. J. Co. employ- ed was the Briquette plant: Forty- era tho'clerks, bankers, and rc-al eight, men were employed. The tatc dttal-rs. A well organised league 'will be rebuilt but it will require following a regular schedule of'games several months to erect a building woukl cause more interest and give and install machinery. belter sport than any other arrange-( mem. that could bo made. f JjCthbridge will likely have-a rep re- at tlie Vvostern Canada meeting in Calgary tomorrow Glace Bay, Domin- ion Coal Company's big Washington plant near Port Morin, was almost completely destroyed 'by fire Satur- day afternoon. The loss is estimated not present, the building being heat- at over with insurance of carry a pressure of only ten pounds, about two thirds of this amount. The i The pipes from the fire boxes are Glace Bay brigade was sent for but i covered xvith asbestos and the floor when it arrived all that could be sav-jis of cement, so that there is absc- 'lutely no danger there. Moreover, the children are well trained in tht? fire whole school being re- peatedly emptied in less than forty seconds. Similar precautions have been at the- V.'astsainster school Tbc- ortiercd the pipes from the rurnaa-s Jr. the kindergarten, school to more carefully protected as there was a possibility of danger FLEECED A GALICIAN Winnipeg. March Epp enl has BIG FIRE IN JAPAN Tokio, March fire at'Ni'Iga- tik which started at 6 p.m. yesterday ,1 rt 2 300 f a Gali- cian named Wenck. handed over the money to Epp on the under- j standing that he wns to forward it to there. was extinguished at 2 o'clock this njm in the old country where the morning. In a district comprising Gnlician was poing for a trip. Epp of the. government maintoinwl a chil- left for the United States shortly af- terwards and did not return. De- tect! vo Mackenzie of the provincial some loss of life but number is force left yesterday for St. Louis to twenty-one of the principal streets discuss lord 1.500 "building were destroyed, the ion- At All ly silence j not known. bring Epp back to Winnipeg. WATERWAYS-COMMISSION.: Ottawa, Ont., March Do- minion government has agreed with the United States to the appointment of a joint commission which wiH ,be entrusted with the enactment of in- ternational boundary waters in ques- tion included between Vancouver the State of Washington. ;