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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL A? LETHBRIDGE, ALtCRTA, TUESDAY', MARCH .2 Koreans Qaim That He -1 J .w Was a Friend to Japan THL MU-XVEHOUS TTACK. MA-DE orricMAL VIC San Francisco, Cai., MaicJi the cantral emergency hospital Mr. Stevens who was shot yesterday by Japs, was examined Sur- geon W. 1. Terry and Surgeon T. H. Lumval. He was then prepared lor removal toranother hospital. As soon as he was removed from the operation table Mr., Stevens called for an "Associated reporter to whom lie gave the following version'of the shooting.- "As I got out of the Fairmont hotel omnibus several Koreans ap- proached mo. One of them struck me in the face, lacerating my cheek. As I started to puisue him another Korean began to shoot1 at me. i'fh> first shot and-struck the Korean I was pursuing, the next >two shots took effect' in my back." Thjs evidently the work oi a small band of'Koreans in and'a bout San Francisco (who resent that the Japanese have -a protectorate over Korea and believe th'at I amv to some Kvwnt Responsible for this condition of affairs in their country." Mr. SteVens was. very anxious that a hopeful statement regarding his recovery be sent out in order not to alarm his sister in Atlantic City, where he was about to visit on his vacaiion after a long period abroad. The sur- geons are of the opinion that Mr. Stevens will recover if no" untoward com- plications The Mr. Stevens at the'Fairmont hotel last night was the result pi a mass meeting of the Korean Societies of San Fran- which' appointed four prominent members, Earl Lee, C. M. Chang. Y. '-M. Moon and U. S. Chby all young mcii a committee to interview him and his .views on the Koiean question after his arrival. The opinions expressed by him were decidedly favorable to tha Jap- KoreV The four Koreans called on Mr. Stevens shortly after 9 o'clock- last" night. -Lee who speaks English fluently asked-Stevens'if he had made in.the press and the latter replied in the affirmative. Then he wanted to know the Japanese were not killing oq the Koreans. Stevens said, The spokesman (Lee) then wanted to know if all the K'rcan officials had not bfcen eliminated and Stevens again responded to the contrary, adding that the young man had probably, been too long.aw.iy from his country to know the exact condition of the government. ''.Then the attack and Stevens was knocked down and beaten with chairs. His head struck the marble flooring but lie quickly rose and seizing a chair pieced fhis' against the wall and held his assailants at bay until help arrived. Aftsr the assault Luc said: "I called him a liar when I was held, Ibut they would not let us figh't. .We are sorry that we could not do more to him! Lee said thai Stevens is paid by the Korean government but is doing what the. Korean paople do not want him to do "that said Lee, "he is talkirlg'filsely abjut 115 and the Japanese. In reality he is in the "service of the" Japanese began to 'protect' of my countrymen have been killed. The Japanese soldiers held up the peasants for and kill thorn if refused. About 500 villages in my country have, been d by the Japanese troops in a little more than a year pince began. The Japanese want" IT open schools in'Korea to trach NORTH WARD I 'r rf J r" v t.t Want OviX The Downers Avenue in tho 'North Ward are circu- lating fused 5rear Mr. Ro.ss contended that MrV( Foster' was' la- boring under a, misapprehension. A. GalUtteV arguod that the 'bill would simply protect the interests vof all other companies. The minister of public works- had oxprossod his approval of iC ing- to lift S4'rmiy of the grade. '.Op Itos contended that the bill the north side of the fiver of.a great majority be crossed by' the great Lethbndge PoT the 'lumber' men. in the district. bridge now under construction, n. will had is, less thun percent. 'As1 a grade oi Tokio, March newspapers issuing extras of the, MarquU was by" of the his -secretary: "1 cannott ltd is m feeble'Jieallh. 'TJafon'nsrTu the Associated Mr. Stevens is the last whom I.ahauld expict to be :it of Koreans, he has befriended. iThe fict that Mr. Stevens' life was safe in Korpa and Japan 'and that his assas- sination was attempted in Americi has brought out universal comment, that the dfod wag-the result of the propog.iuda in America against Japanese.' the grade to Ixjjolitamed by tho COR-} rivers improvement SLructiou of line ill ahso has a" bill" before APPEAL GOES TO SUPREME COURT Loag Legal Arpunat Over tke Honk Case Before Jrige Waiter AI "morning's sitting of the District Court" the case of Kirkham vs. llfown re. a counter claim of Brown's wns referrcfl to the Supreme Court' of -'Alberta on account of the suit Supreme Court oi Brown against the plaintiff, Chamlxjrlain find.. Wakely; which is an action..for Sy.OOO damages. C. -E.yp. Conyljcarc appeared for C..-F. Harris "for the de- fendant, I n't he case re appeal against the magistrate's djxisiou against Geo. Houk, application was made by C. F.v Ifarris for leave to enter the ap- pjal. -The judge held that the service of a notice of appeal made on C. F. P. Coiiybearc, K.C., as solicitor for the tlofqnciant Hotchkiss, gowl. The rust 01 the morning- jimtil-1.20 occupied hi a legal argument as to "whether the practice and proced- ure applied, lo appeals under the L.i-_ quor License Ordinance. 5Lr. Harris contended that the practice under the criminal, code did'.not apply until af- ter the appeal was. enterexK His Ho- nor, "Judge Winter decided to -refer this question to the Supreme Court of AHuTla silting en Kane at Ed- monton. their own and tetters but no schools jirc allowed-unless ft be i four per cent, is considered oqxial to. mcmbiJM of the" House were'disposed Japanese." t _ a track, it apparent that to champion the rights oi'the western Tolcio. Ttfurfh upwsnnnfrs nro sill ismiiiiir pirtrflB sVi _ .t.____ .j PREMIER GOOD Is at Ottawa and in health and Spirits Ottawa, ifaich Scott, of Saskatchewan, and family who have been travelling An Europe foi their health, mostly for the bene- fit of Afr. Scott's health, arrived this evening, they will remain in Ottawa for a shoit time and -then proceed West. Mr. Scott when seen said he had ejijoyed his trip immensely and was much improved in His appearance confmnpd his statement, for he looks ruddy and 'strong. Friends who saw him in the rotunda, of the Jtussell House remarked on the change which the holiday'had af- fected. When asked jf he had any- thing to say to the people of the Wcsi, he said, "Tell them I am fecf- ing well Ind "strong again. As to the affairs in general, I have been away for so long that. I. do not know any- thing about them." BODY OF AN INFANT IN NAILS Tbt is What Postmaster in Mexico Dis- corerd Ik-nvor, Col" MtncH Postnuis tor of Portalcs, New Mexico, today reported to -E. U'iFcKee, chiet spec! or of Kocky Mountain gion, Lhu cliscuvery of the body of an infant in the mails. The package was, to a man at' floswell, boro the return addrc.ss of a woman in Woodstock, JUs. Under tho outci tovoi- of ihc package was the following know cl "1 did to do, burn or do The fight one. the bill, continued all af- ternoon and a number of Coriserva.- f tive, members ami a" of the other XMIi right awov. Do not opun." Tim postmaster turned body over to the police- officers-. Jn- .'0 say. ;iu investigation held. Theodore Roosevelt Does Not Mince His Words OM THE, HOT-FOOT TWBLISHE-D Iff J. THt, SAME LEVEL AS WHO roisdst to carry on operations in connection with the transportation of. freight at prac-! icfoompnuy] bills; committee. the which i private construct booms in Thompson" and Stutlr Thompson riv- a imnfrmnn. expense. The: chief ex- erS, Tvamloops and Shuswap na- pcnsc in comicctioa vigable tributaries. The chief pro- ycrsion is that of the building of thef motor of the compiny Is Jimies I. bridge, the amount of track to be [Shields, of Regiiu. laicl and road bed to be In the private bills committee the Amounting thirty-five miles.J western river company proposed-'to divide the booming privileges' but the Japan Delighted convention. Friends df-Speaker Can- non, following the endorsement yes- terday of ifn Cannon for the presi- dency at his home district, the igth, were confident tonight of his ability to control the oignmzation of the state convention. VISIT OF AMERICAN FLEET PROVES FRIENDSHIP TO F1OWERY KINGDOM Tokio, March press with- out exception is enthusiastic over the announcement of the visit of the commission decided in favor of the Shuswap' Co. An amendment to 1m- it the termt, of the company's fran- chise, moved by Mr. Copp, was re- jected. All the members of the cabi- net, were present and voted against it. Progress reported, it'bsing- undeistood that b.-fore a third reading an amendment by E. L. Burden "in respect to the confiscation will be adopted by the prombte'ra. Dr. Schafner, secured 'an order for a n-turn showing the- ex- penditure "of the government for food, LOOKS GOOD FOR CANNON HI., 'March 11- convention itatcrson, N. J., March President Koospvelt in answer to an ap- peal from Moyoi McWrwic to exclude "l.oquestione Social" from the mails for the pin pose of suppressing, states that in addition 'to stating that the newspaper LG denied the use of the mails he had requested the department of justice to make every effort to prosecute criminally the responsibility of the publication. A c.py of his to the department of justice "was enclosed by Se'cretaiy Loeb, as the reply to tho appeal of Mayor Mclirido who made public the press letter tonight. "Laquestionc Scciale" recently published an appeal of miiamatory character .which- caused the action to be taken. 1'rcsidcnt Itooseveit's' letter to the department of justice as a-m to the M'ayor McBride, is as follows: THK'-WHlTiS'HUUSK .March I'JOS. To the Department of my direction the programme to exclude La Questione Socialc, ot I'aterson, N. J., from the mails and it will not be admitted to the mails un- less by an oidei of the court or unless you advise me that must be ad- mitted. i'lease sec if it is not possible to prosecute criminally under any section of the law that is available for men th'at are interested in the send- ing out of this, anarchistic and murderous publication. They are of course the enemies of mankind and every effort bhould be strained to hold .them accountable for an offense- caused by their .publication. They are more in- famous than that of our oulmaiy murderer. This matter has, been brought to my attntion by the mayor of the city of Pateison. i effort be ruad'd to get at the under the federal it may be, found im- possible to do I shall also, tlnough the Secretary of State call the at- tcnLon of the govr-ruor of New Jersey to the circumstance so that he may proceed under the state laws. His attention being further drawn to the fact that the newspaper ia circulated in other states. After you have concluded your investigation I wish a icport from you to serve as recommendation by me for action by Secuon 3, 1893, ol the revised statute, "Lewd, obscene and lescivious bookb and letters or publications -for indecent an-l immoral or of any indecent and immoral natuie and postal cards upon which indecent and scumhous epithets aic written or printed are all excluded from- the mail0 and provision is made for fine and imprison- ment for the guilty. The, newspapu article in qucstjon advocates nmrusr- by dynamite. It .specilically advocates the murder enlisted nieu_of the United Army and officer- of the police force and the burning of tlu> houses of private citizens. The preaching of murder and arson is cer- tainly as immoral as. the circulation of obscene literature and if the prac- tice is nofalroudy forbidden by the law it should bo forbidden. The immi- gration law" now prohibits the entry into the United States of any person who cnt.rUina or 'advocates the views expressed m this newspaper article. It of course, inexcusable to permit those already here, tD "promulgate _ v.i muse iiij.cii.u> nuru ij uromuiKaiii c ITAW ._ purpose of muider and coiiyjctions luve been tiie mails have o_-en xised-for the distribution of iv-isons. lav.- should require the post- master gener-il to become an accessory to" murder by circulating literature of this kind. (Signed) Vastorficc inspectors have already commenced an investigation oi the newspaper. Mammoth Depot PLANS OUT FOR STRUCTURE FOR G. T. R. AND C. N. R. AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Man., March plans for the. new union station of the Grand Trunk Pacific railway and the Canadian Northern Railway ar- RENTED Large Vancouver Property Owner His to Serve Six Months Vancouver, March Hen- who owns_ worth of property here, sentenced yester- day to-six out the a fine for renting a building. to women of ill-repute. He endeavored to' start a new restricted section in the centre east and resi- NEARLY LOST HIS LIFE ;March a narrow escape from death yesterday. He attended a mov- ing picture show on St. Lawrence St., j from it obtaining an indea which he decided to reiw.it in a "show" to be given this afternoon in his parents cellar. Saturday afternoon he-began preparations by tying an end of a clothes line to the bannisters and the other >end "around his neck. Instead of sliding down the mannister, he fell off and when a few minutes later his sister came along." she found him hanging at the end of the rope. He was cut down and con- sciousness restored after some diffi- culty. -k American fleet and the government clothing and otm-r maintenance for is receiving considerable .praise for immigrants after landing in CartadU extending the invitation.'. con- j tn March 1, 1908.- _ of newspaper opinion is, thatP John-Herron, moved' for the prompt acceptance of.the. invita-j.tllc of correspondence on tion shows the friendship of America j applications for or relating to south- l" for Japan while the visit of the fleet uf section-14; range J2, will suffice to show the. world-i theUange 6 west of the 4th Moridian. impossibility of a breach of friendship the! The two was unopposed: Borden i rived here on Saturday and tenders for the construction of the building will be called for at once. The new- station will .face. "Main street oppo- 'Site Hrnadway and' will be known as the' Fort -G'rtty station. On the whole th'e 'building will be of massive ap- pearance -'having a frontage, of 353 feet by in depth. The structure! (will- built four stories the PUT DOUKS ON ISLAND a copy of all the in reports, tenders, agreements, etc., relating to the It-ngrh pP the" na- tional, 'trans-continental railway Winnipt-p to Quebec, (b) Quebec j dential district, telling the women, formerly of Shanghai and Canton streets, that he had scm'nrcd every- thing with tho mnyor and chief of police for opening a new immoral dis- trict. He then turned out the. reg- ular tenants and rentul 5o fast wo- men. This afternoon Hemlricks refused to work in the chain jr-ing, breaking stones. He is'now in a dark cell on bread and water diet. 'centre wh'ich will reach 100 feet above the. building proper. The work in con- nection with the station and terrain-; WELL KNOWN MONTREALER ILL Scheme of 'Consul in to Moncton and tlie estimated or pro- in "the Pacific i bible average- co-t per.-mile of the same and all other information-. re- als two millk the neighborhood of dollars. Montreal, De.Strove, DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE DEAD ONE OF THE LEADING STATESMEN OF GREAT BRITAIN DIED SUDDENLY WHILE IN FRANCE lating to the toUil cost or cost per in Montreal; who hits mjle -01" the UTken" il'eep IntJri-.sr'in' Doukoi'ioboVsJ tr.lay gav, barf made suggestion, which at cut is> -under consideration by the{ French government, that fanatics! section of Dukohobors should permitted to settle on ont of the small unq JFrench flag cno.v of Tahiti Montreal, March John Tor- QUESTION OF MIXED MARRIAGES No Objection When Performed by a Priest of the Church Hamilton, March regulations regaiding manages as ex- pi lined by Bishop Bowling do not' place a ban on mixed marriages ex- cepting when they are performed by some one other than priests. 'Marria- ges performed by magistrates and jus- tices of the peace will not be recog- nized after present Lenten season. RATE LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL j Washington, March Su- mile of the railway. ave notice, that of MX. Oliver's bill teers from Manitoba, katchcwan who si-ryed' in South J can war, he will an amendment] REPORT FROM AUSTRALIA Ottaim, Marcli report from the Canadian trade commissioner, ,vrijig from pneumonia. Larkis ,of Australa, shows i_____________________ comonwoalth imports In'st yc-nr .unlcd lo and exports ranee for many years head of the; preme Coutr of the United States- Dominion, line'of steamships in this i today held the Minnesota-. Railway city--is dangerously ill at .his'home j Rate law to bo unconstitutional be- :it -1 leaver Hall square. He is suf-; cause: of the enormous pi'nalties im- po.sod by it. t i riiii.iumvru lu E72'053'67'4- Srmvlh in and Larke says financial! in Australia arc sound and I tho outlb'nk for continued steady QUARRELED OVER THE BRIDE A PROBABLE CASE OF MANSLAUGHTER AGAINST TWO YOUNG MEN AT EDMONTON V Canivos. _Dukc of OLIVER LEFT he-re ihfs mornmcr of hcnrl failure, The of Devonshire was one ot thjft ..IjjMt statesmen, in Eng- land. ITp Vas born in 1833 and first parlinmcnt1 in 1857. In ISGfi ho became Hccretary of state for war. lift postmustor gciiornl in -the enlistment or .who by -reasbn" of phy- i sical or incapacity due to their I services aro to .comply with Glodstohc cabinet :mcl in ,1371 he inventor Of Chilled conditions as to residence and i J -..'j'.. -r- i t. li V 1 11 ____- _ WHAT ROAD IS THIS? Alta.. March recovers to attend -j ing fit, his liomr. in protnvious con- court, hnO. SLAP AT TOUCNTO COUNCIL Had No Authority to Reduce .Hotel was filed to- b'efort Doccmbor May in .the St.'Joseph Circuit Family Jios n -the dil-1 JAY GOULD WON to Calgary. j Hc is .after a -grade that will enable J both .Cotnlwin and Hofl- wilh the pnyintf "Attention Hoffman left i police station two yonnj? men riiy for n short linn- nr.d during Gco. Urokor, its a ma assault with intent totv.een fJoo.ltrin MarcVi to the decision of Chief .Justice Mer- dith, overstepped its Authority in" recently reducing liqxtor licenses, m the city from-114_ to 110. ARE ON STRIKE St. John, N. B., March All but exhibition court tennis match'. mcnl of the case has been made till j bare by the bfows. tion is likely to be at Claresholm. took place ypunpr lady." of the com- KoiTman anil on Xnmayo livctl. Hot ufon inoh stick and beaten is skull being ;