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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Tuesday, May PV Will double in population before November 1st. Over eight thousand dollars' worth of lots changed hands last Saturday. See Hoaglin for the choicest business property. For a safe, sure and profitable investment don't overlook BOW ISLAND. Population A. B. HOAGLIN, BOW ISLAND BAD PRAIRIE FIRES CAKDHTOX MAN IS DIVOltCKD Having in the Country Itatxvecn Bunlell and the Boundary Uurdctt, May. Tribune says: Reports received on Wednesday from the southern portion of the province in'the vicinity of the Milk River dis- trict are to the effect that more than two townships in that district were visitod by the fire, which covered a territory over twenty miles in width. A large number of sheep are reported an having been lost despite the efforts of the herders who back-fired in at- tempting to save the flocks. A large number of settlers from the United States have recently set- tled on landt in that district, most of them having unloaded at Warner. These settlers brought in large'con- signments of stock and the fire left them without feed. A large number Accused Wife of Bleach- ing Her Hair-Cruelty Says Judge lleno, Nov., May her husband. Oscar D. Weeks, a well- stoc-k on 1he farms as it meant a j known physician aim surgeon, fonn- four-day drive to the nearest point and return. Parties living iu the northern por- tion of the district fought the fire for of these farmers have left the dis- trict-and taken their stock with them to Warner and other towns in that districl, and to the Milk River coun- try in order to obtain food for the stock. They were afraid to leave the erly of Kl Paso, Texas, but now of (Jarasron, Alta., humiliated her while sue was entertaining a dinner party at. their home in January, 1'JOD, by ac- two days and nights in order to keep "er of her hair, Maude H. Weeks, an attractive little woman, sought a decree of divorce to- it from spreading to the Kipp Coulee country. Several of the farmers in the. northern portion of the district were in Burdctt on Wednesday, buy- ing supplies to take home. But few tracts of land in that locality have been put under the plow as yet, most of the land being used for grazing purposes and the fire had full sway. The Tribune's informant stated thafc fully 75 sections of prairie land had been burned over up to the time he left the district. THEY CRUCIFIED Fiendish Act oi Miners: Spiked and Lashed Man to a Cross Wheeling, W. Va., April and lashed to a hastily constructed acre plot sourh of city, will make a nice subdivision of 52 Price LK-I- acre.. 1-3 cash. Adjoining lots selling at each. 2 corner ots in Norh Ward, 100x145, only each, 1-3 cash. THE CANADIAN REAL ESTATE CO. BRYAN BLK.. LETHBRIDGE BOX 1989 PHONE 1011 TECUMSEH BURIED NEAR CHATHAM British Soldier Tells an Interesting Story. Chatham, April interest has been added to the v.'id'e discussion over the whereabouts of grave of the late Indian chief, Te- cumseh, by the story which comes from an old British soldier now living in England, to the effect that Tecum- seh was buried in the bottom of Mc- Gregor's Creek, near this city. The Indians noted for burying 'their fallen soldiers in water, to keep them It is said that Tecumseh's body has never been taken up, so that the story tlia.L he was buried at Moravlantown, Wallaceburg or St. Anne's Island can- not be true. The old soldier who is responsible for the story, was at one time a member of the old Regi- ment of this city. An effort is now being made to get into communication with him. day on the grounds of cruelty, and se-1 cross, with a rudely-fashioned crown of thorns pressed upon his brow, un- til the blood giished forth crimsoning his writhing body, George Rabish, a Slav, was crucified on Saturday by a rnob o! his fellow workmen. As he hung his torturers jeered at him and hurled stones and empty beer bottles at his half naked body. He died Sat- urday night after being rescued by a posse which engaged in a pistol battle with his persecutors. The story is one of the fiendish pun ishment meted out by foreigners on a countryman whom they accused of treachery. Rabish is employed at'the mines of the Pittsburg Washington Coal Co., of Avella, Pa., a small min- ing town on the Wheeling Lake Erie road in the Washington county, Pennsylvania, just over the West Vir- cured it from Judge Orr within half an hour from the opening of the case. The couple were married in El Paso nine years ago, but it was not long be fore her huband abused her. There were no children mentioned, and she said she asked for no alimony, only an absolute divorce. She has made few acquaintances here, and the corn- plaint, was sealed w'lien filed to pre- veiu publicity. ENDORSE DRY FARM CONGRESS. from being scalped by their enemies, away. A very heavy rainfall and extensive floods are reported at Bowmanville. Vanstone's mill dam was washed Provincial Government and C. P. R. to Aid in Movement. Spokane, May following tel- egram was received yesterday at the Washington board of control of the Dry Farming congress, from Secretary John T. Burns at Winnipeg: "Provincial government of Manito- ba and railroads give congress en- thusiastic support. The latter will co-operate on rates and special free movement of exhibits. Mr. William Whyte, of the Canadian Pacific, gives personal endorsement that the Can- adian Pacific will assist exhibits." Mr. Burns spoke at Minneapolis yes terday and will go from there to Chi- cago. ginia lino. It was claimed by other workmen that Rabish acted as a spy for the company, and as a result sev- eral of his fellow workmen were dis- charged. Friday afternoon Rabish was taken from the mines by a gang of drunken foreigners to the edge of the town, where he was'beaten. He was rescued by the officers and four of his alleged persecutors were placed in jail and given heavy fines by the justice of the peace. Early Saturday morning Rabish was dragged from his bed and taken to the same spot and stripped ot his clothing. A crown of thorns was pro cured and pressed upon his head until the blood coursed down over his nak- ed body. A large hole was dug in the ground and an improvised cross from mine timbers was constructed. To this Rabish .was bound hand and foot, and one large nail was driven through the palm of his left hand. Then stones were hurled at the man nailed to the cross, and the crowd danced and jeered about the body. Beer and whiskey were then secured and this enraged the men ail the more. SKETCH T1LLEY REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE LOANS Live Stock Insurance Automobile Insurance Our Residence List Includes the following good buys 2 lots on lane block 60, each-Terms 2 lots block 19, Duff Addition, facing east, Terms. West half block 19, Duff Addition, each-Terms. v 4 lots block 95 on Westminster Road, each, Terms. In block 124 we have sites one, one and one half, two or three lots, choice residential lo- cations, price and terms on application.. PARKDALE In this subdivision we have a few lots left at each on reasonable terms. Ten acre (irrigated blocks at per acre, within 4 1-2 miles of city, SKEITH TILLEY Phone 1343 Cor. Round and Dufferin Sts. THREW EDITOR INTO THE LAKE Crowd of Hostile College Boys Cut Up Rough With Scribe. Stanford University, Cal., April 30. a seyuel 'to the suspension of D. P. Crawford and Harry Morton, on Friday last by the students' committee, E. M. Lea, editor of Se- quoia, the college magaine, which pub- lished charges which led to the dis- missal of two athletes, was seized by a crowd of students at an early hour on Saturday, and thrown into Lake Yagunitas. Lea was returning to his rooms af- ter escorting a girl student home from a dance, when he was met by a crowd of about U50 stncipnis. He was accompanied by J. C. Shel- ton, who, according to the story told by bystanders, drew a revolver, and threatened to shoot any one touching the editor. Shelton was persuaded to give up the revolver, which he pass- ed to his brother, J. K. Shelion. Shelton is alleged to have then said that he would fight any member of the crowd, and lie then struck and knocked down. Lea was then carried a quarter of j a mile to the lake and thrown into j the water just as a photographer took I a flashlight of the scene. lie was rescued by R. Garnett, a fellow stu-i dent. The crowd then returned to En- cina Hall, where they planned to seize H. J. Miller, who wrote the of-] fending article, but. through the ef- forts of the Encina house committee the crowd wa_s induced to disperse. Ad laCiJity action in-cii ifikeu, but Frof. A. B. Clark, chairman of the students' affair? commktee. arrived before the crowd of students dispers- ed, and he recognized many of the men present. It is belioved that the committee will inflict summary pun- ishment on the participants in t'he af- fair. PRESIDENT TO WATCH THE MARATHON President Taft will, if he is in Washington, be a spectator when the Washington-Baltimore inter-city Mar- athon race is run on May 7. A Few Choice Ones 2 fine corner lots on Courtland and Er- nest St. Water and sewer. Terms. 2 lots corner of lane on Ernest St. Sewer and water will be there shortly. Terms. 3 lots on William near corner of Court- land. each. Terms. 66x76 corner of Eound and London, Easy terms. A restaurant for sale, takings a day, handles. A pool room for sale making large pro- fits. All tables new. handles. Balance easy. F. WADDINGTON CO. Lyceum Building Phone 426 The Vancouver land boom has reached its limit, and real estate deals excepting for inside property are at a standstill for the present It is proposed to erect a special wing for the treatment of tuberculos- is cases in connection with the Nel- son general hospital. RUSSIANS MADE FUSS IN HONOLULU. Honolulu. April the arrest of four Russians on the charge of inciting disorder, a rnob of 400 of their countrymonr. surrounded the po- lice station, and a battle the po-j lice followed. The mob demanded rolrriSc