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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I, LCTHBH1DOE, MlO N D A Y MARCH 23, I f 0 8 NO, 17 CP.R.PGHT OFFICIALS COMING WI ke Here Tfc Week- Ali fMagfcii Sets Aid. K. A. Cunningham is a man who, when ho travels, sees tilings and whose business connections are such as to enable him -to get close in touch with financial conditions. On Saturday afternoon the Herald sought Mr. Cunningham to get some ideas that he had gleaned from his month's trip 'to the East. INSPECTS FIRE SYSTEMS 'Naturally the first enquiry was ab- out fire lighting apparatus-. He had examined the fire halls and apparat- ,us of Minneapolis, St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto; New York, and Montreal, and .concluded -that Lothbridge was moving in- the right direction in these The fire alarm boxes wore shipped on 4th. Mr. Cunning- Ham stated'jthat the fire alarm sys- teiM has not been paid for nor will it be until it is completed satisfac- torily. ..The, chemical engine will ar- rive this week or next. While away lie got in line with the firms that supply Montreal's apparatus- and) asked them to quote prices on their hose waggons and ladder truck, which hav.6 boeii a great success in Montreal. FREIGHT OFFcClALS COMING Continuing' to speak of local mat- ters, -Aid. Cunningham stated that he had met" P. W. Peters, the newly appointed fourth ol (the C.P.R. 'in Winnipeg, been re- quested by him to announce that he and his successor in the freight traf- fic" department, W. B. Lanigon, would be in Lethbridge the latter, part .of this week and they would like the people of to prepare any questions they may- wish sto. discuss with them jwrhilc they -arc Montreal .maintaining a s'teatly forward movement, but I luxd to- to catch the first breath 01' good i healthy optimism, A'hkh kept iucieasing all the way INDUSTRIES FOR LETHniUIKJE "What are the cliuiuvs" of getting souie: eastern industrial entei'prises "The financial conditions arc not very favorable to new enterprises iusL now, n. mom fjirnj-ablo tiw it 'would not takex a very great ef- fort to attract industries to our city if we u-cre'ahle to strike at the right quarter we have the splen- did natural resources, and a a ready market. had the, honor addressing the officials of the Angus] shops, where 1 have a lot of inti- mate friends, ,aml as a result had several inquiries concerning Leth- bridgc. At tlu? opportune time the money voted by the city for publicity purposes could accomplish splendid results If our-resources were exploited in Montreal and other Canadian financial centres." FT LOOKS LIKE MURDER AT CHATHAM SCAVENEK SYSTEM BOARD Of HEALTH URGES ADOP- DON Of OFVMFUSE BeKered Mai Wis Kid by RespMsible for dub Hfltsefire Chatham, is now that Fred Maunday, keeper of the St. Ann's Club at St. Anns Is- land, who was found dead in his bed Friday morning, was killed by tlie men responsible for the fire which de- ATTACKED OLD WOMAN Toronto, Ont., March mo-, tlier'of Alfred A. Davis, proprietor of a liquor store at 601 Yonge street was knocked down and kicked'by a robber. She is nearly sixty years of age and is in a serious condition as a result of the attack. i11 j stroycd the Joy Club house a few days ago. S2veral'guns were missing after and in the afternoon one of these was handed back to_ W. B. Wells, of this a warning not to tell when the gun was return- ed or who returned it, under a threat of death. M'aunday is supposed to know something about the Joy Club House fire. fudge Mabee is the Selected Chairman The Hoard ol Health mot this morn- ing and the Council to adopt its recbmmendaiion of com- s j- r polling sewer connec- tions at all possible, properties, es- v, V j I pecially etc., and also to adopt a' a box with a cover but paper be tied into bundles before put into the box to prevent "being blown away whilst being EVANGELISTIC CAMPAIGN NIGHT RIDERS SCARE THEM AWAY Fimers ti Keitecky Leaving Becaise of These Raiders preparing to move to other states, while many farm owners have placed their property on the market with the purpose of Kentucky, j The murder of farmer" Hedges hi j Nicholas county yesterday and the [raids in and other counties j last have increased .the alarm, j In announcing their determination to I go elsiswhfcre, the tenants declare that it vrill impossible to subsist from the proceeds of. the crops of hemp, wheat and corn. In the neighborhood jot Mount Sterling, many farmers have j received threatening leters. Condi- tions throughout the state are declar- ed t'o be worse now than at any time since the tobacco war began. THINKS HE CAN KEEP ORDER NOW Lexington, Ky., March oi- warning letters and visits from "night many farmers in near- ly all, c.Mhe1 sixty-two counties of the White Burely tobacco region are de- stroying their tobacco beds and at present time fewer than one-third of the normal number have been started. In many, counties huge signs have been erected on buildings in several places declaring the intention oi the farmers not to raise a crop ,tlus sea- son. the difficulty of mak- ing a living for their families in case the decision no crop is ad- hered to, many tenant farmers are ATTEMPT AT BURGLARY Calgary, Alta., March appears to have been a; attempt to rob the jewelry btore of D. F libck on Stephen Avenue, occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning and as a result one of tlie large plate glass windows in front of the store is utterly destroyed. Entrance to the store was not .successful. BRIDGE AT SASKATOON Saskatoon, Sask., March terday afternoon saw the completion of the last span of the G. T. P. bridge over the Saskatchewan at this point. Inside of a couple of weeks the struc- ture will be ready as.the only thing to be done ia the revitiing. Succeeds the. Late Killam as the Head the Railway Commission Will Not Lose Pension Ottawa, Saturday's cabinet meeting an order in council was passed, appointing Mr. Justice Ala bee of the Chancery division High Court of. Ontario to be chairman of the Kailway Commission io place of the late Mr._ Justice Killarn. Justice Mabee was here on Satur- day on court business. it was recently that Mr. Mabee was offered and jut declined the position because the act as it stands at present, would not entitle' him to" his retiring allowance of a judge. In other words he would Evangelist Robert vMcFlardy, after conducting eminently successful cam-1 paigns in two churches at Edmonton and at Lacombe yestepLiy, opened 'up a threa weeks' scries meetings in Wesley Church. .There ware large congregations at tHc- services and the Evangelist made- a very favorable im- pression, not seem to be of thfc sensational type, Jmt puts his message in a plain bus- inesslike way before his hearers. j Yesterday morning; lie' spoke more particulitrly to professing Christians upon, the subject of taking 4: Jf, "Ye ask. and receive not ye ask ariiissV as his text. Cigar Men Have No use for Tariff f Strongly Opposed to New Excise Duties on Foreign Leaf No Use for the Canadian Prodiict After the A necessity of public and private prajer in all the Haytian Presided of Protecting interests Tort Au Prince; Hayti, March 23. Alexis in an today declared that conditions in the republic were absolutely tranquil, said that heh did not question' his ability to preserve order and pro- tect foreign interests. Should the powers, however, decide to keep the warships in the harbor he would not object but he added that there was no -necessity for such a thing, there was, no: possibility of a out- b'leak against the foreign residents. The government, continued the presi- dent, did not intend to take further action looking to the. prosecution of participants in the recent revolution, except in the case of the disloyal soldiers who are subject to military punishment. The. government, he said gave proof of its good faith in permitting the embarkation at Gonaives of General- Firmin and his fellow conspirators without exacting any pledges from them. He thought -the refugees in the legations here would wish to re- turn to their homes to resume their avocations. Ottawa, Out., March numbers of manufacturers from Mont 1, Quebec, Toronto, London and Hamilton, who are the pro 'posed changes -in the excise duties on foreign leaf tobacco and the agree a uniform met'at the' Kuss.eli House today and framed a memorial for a petition to the Hon. fc'. Fielding. The'cigar, claim that the' proposed regulations will mean" the loss of thousands of dollars to the .manufacturers and are not-likely to have tht desired effect of increasing -the consumption of Canadian tobacco. The} Sir Thomas Shaughnessy. _in. the course 'of 'his conversation at Montre- al told .Mr. Cunningham thai every effort was IKMIUJ: inn, forward to com- plete the bridge at Lcthbridge with- has accepted. in a year. FIN AN Ci AL CONDITIONS "How did you find financial and trade condition's' in-; the .Eastern cen- he "The genera.1 feeling jn replied Mr: Cunningham, "is that trade is progressing quietly and in a way. It is thy wrong time lu i. enterprises, and no grcat'i stir this although the unsettled condi- tions of the New York money mar- ket is assisting Montreal as" a finan- cial centre and assisting Canada to a groat cxtcr.t as European capilal is anxious to find an outlet in Can- adian securities, whereas short time notes of some of. the most: substan- tial American: railroads are. ;bcing peddled in the New (York market. IN NEW in New I the guest of an -old 'Montreal friend, who is in the "centre of the" financial oper- ations in that and hence "was in very close touch with the financial conditions in New York. One encour aging feature was the rc-opcning of the Knickerbocker Trust Co. on Mnrch 2fi, but" in a general way there doing in industrial or transportation matters at. present on tho American side in the nature of new projects, and there is no -hope for n change until after the presiden- tial election in "November. 'The sylvania Railroad is going ahead with 'its irnnacnsc terminal- station in New York and with its tunnels under East "River, but they are having great difficulty jn finding the rrtuly moncy to carry on the contracts which have been awarded. "It is admitted that when the rim nriside on thu Trust Company of Amcriciv -loriy tnUliuit withdrawn in two weeks .by deposit-] ors ami no vt-ry larry proportion of this could be traced as having deposited in other financial institu- tions, ''.which to indicate thnt the nibnoy was being locked up in safety deposit vaults or being kept ot home instead of being placed in circulation to assist in the develop- ment claim was demand td.of him. was adjourned until 2 p. m., when concerning the transaction will be produced. W. 0. Simmons, after the adjourn- j mcnt ugreed to a dismissal J of the Tho .Judge thereupon djsmis'MXl. thu case costs against the pliiiniilu.thc defendant undertak- ing to return the goods'at the plain- tiff's 'oxptrrise. Edrosi? .1. C'rirdner and Edward Holmes were charged with unlawfully Edmonton, Jlarch another month, a. consignment of between and public school readers ior part 1 and 2, Stanclaids 1, 2, 3, .nid 4 will reach this city. The read- ers arejshiped by the publishers, Mo- rang Co., of Toronto, and are being ient to the department of education Df the Alberto government for distri- bution among tlie pupils in the pub- lic schools of tha province. A suffi- cient supply has been ordered to last tv.-.o years. OLD LADY KILLED Mrs. W. Morrison, of Westbournc, Manitoba, Loses Her Life Wcstbourne, Man., March Morrison was instantly killed and killing a heifer, the property of the j 'ier husband fatally injured "wliil Circle Kancli. F! RE. ATVTQRpNTO Toronto, March garage oi the Canada Cycle Motor.Co., West Adelaide street, was damaged by fire last night to the extent of POSTMATSTER AT TORONTO Ottawa, March W. B. Rogers has been appointed postmaster of To- ronto jn. succession to the late T. C. Pattison. success. Just so only thosc: who arc deeply interested in the. saving" of .men experience a joy when they I take stand for the right., 'If Chris- tians.'" continued the speaker; "were livel-v pass-aire at arms between Mess- said tlvy would elect to c in L i TT I and Harris. lrjcii bv applied for bail. SENATOR BRYAN DEAD Washington, D. C., March 8. Senator Wm. James Brj-an, of Flo- rida, died here today of typhoid fever. thoroughly st -they would Jn the ca.s Ikinks A rearing action costs. of McMullmi vs. T. M. 'In '.support of his said "that C'o. the pHintiiT: not up-; there not much of a chance of n s dismissed so was And more happinuss in the saving of i C. F. Harris gave notice of appeal against Mupistrntc West's decision in C. F. 'Harris': for the >ut driving yesterday afternoon. The ' swerved to one side and-in do- ing so the animal slipped on the bridge crossing Uie River, crash- ing through the rail and dragging the and occupants along with fatal results-. Morrison was 73 years of age ami was mother-in-law of Ed- ward Lynch, for Wcstboume. not right to i them in jail until' ihe Supreme Court y, especially setting that Holmes wife imfi four children on a the Ceo.-Honk. men than in anything eJse. Present conditions show that, there i In tho case of Hoonoy vs. 3 never was a time when repentance; re n-disputed note, judgment (lonely homestead. was more needed than it -is today, The conversion of the child was em in' the remark, "Save n man BOY KICKED BY A HORSE and you save a unit. Save a boy and you sitvo a multiplication table" lexk in existing con- ditions- "prcvpnta it from seeking 'New city financially in-tho A TABER BOY HEROICALLY RIDES FIVE MILES TO A DOCTOR AFTER RECEIVING SERIOUS INJURY -One reason that the angols arc happy is ihat a soul is saved- from a., great peril, and to can the jyalnc of 'n. SOTI J.. ho A special sicrvicc for was Htknounciil t for Friday evening hml for the children nt throe o'clock on Sunday' afternoon next. Services given plaint iff to amount of tho claim and costs. .W. C. Simmons represented Bulman Tiros.; (if Winnipeg.' who entered ac- DEATH AT VICTORIA, B. C. i Victoria, 15. C., March 23-T-Mrs. J.' T. Jones, wife of a well known den-i tist of this place, died of heart failure [yesterday while sitting in a chair KING MAY LOSE ARM Amputation Said to Be NccMsary for Portugese Monarch against T..'. for a bill am-'.'lt ner home. will held week except every night during the'; evening. Madrid, March Mundo says i that it has learned on good authority that the wounded Prince Manuel, YYT i-V t-x A Inow Portugal, received :a DIED WHILE SHE Prince were nssnsshiuted, has not CHICAGO COLLAPSED AFTER DANCING has Ttssnlly be- come very much worse. The attend- "MERRY WIDOW" WALTZ i :ng physicians, says the paper, dc- clare that amputation is imperative. MISS CLEFF OF March Free Press De M-are, who was disc- ing on a five out of totrrs, met .with a painful and what: might have been a serious ac- cident Saturday. One of the horses he was driving kicked, striking young De Marc full in the face, cutting him One CAPT.JOHN GASIOi of the Best Known Ci Kingston, Ontario. Chicago. March Emma f Miss Cloff. looking so prettj-and ani-[ GOV. GUILD'S CONDtTiON Cleff droppcrl dead as she was dnncinp! mated that all her friends had com-! Roston, Mass., March phy- thc last stniins of the "Merry Wuf-'monted about it. had danced sicians in attendance upon Governor ow" wnltr. in the Club 1 one. Curtis Guild, report tonight that the Known Citizens of house Saturday night. j Then came the "Merry j governor's condition is not so good to- With a Miss Addic Wimmer, As it was drawing to a close I nipht but there is no change. she wont to a matinet! Saturday. Re- i Mis Cloff oxclaimod to her partner: He hna frtilcd slightly, held xip while Ur. Leech dressed his! Kingston, Maich j turning homo she ate a hearty din-i "Ft is divine! I fool exactly onto one of the horses and rwle to! town as.-fast as he could for medical v When he reached town both he arid the horse were covered with From the loss of.blood was getting weak, but he pluckilyj badly and splitting the cartilage of wounds. The chances are his face', John .....Cask in died Saturday night, j ner rather hurriedly to prepare for the; though T xrcre floating mi air." his nose from end to end, and knock- ing him senseless. He was all alone and how long he was unconscious he docs, not know. When he came to he had bled coniderablc, and h'e got will be somewhat scarred, but he is [He was born in 1840. He" "was mayor j Leap Year dance of which .she. was j The music stopped and they start-; fortunate in escaping with his life i for one term and had been an alder-j one-of the hostesses. She was ac-jed for their scats. Alfred is a brave boy and displayed] man for several In the last] compar.Sed to the clwb house by her; "I feel faint." said Mi's Cloff. and i iron ski record this afternoon with BROKE THE RECORD Dnluth. March Evanson, of Duluth. broke lhe Amer- a good deal of presence of. mind in his i Dominion c-lection he opposed Hon.; brother, Dr. Osier ClcfL difficulty. ;W. Harty, but WM defeated. There had been eight dances, and reply she fell at his feet. j before her partner could make any jump of 131 feet. The former record 124 feet. ;