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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1909. NO. 124. SIR RICHARD AND SUGAR DUTY KIDNAPPER CONVICTED the kidnapper of Willie. Whitla, was convicted today after u few hours. He made no defence. The sentence can be for life at tlie discretion of the court. He Would Like To See It On the Free List Ottawa, May .Richard Cart- wright in the senate yesterday, on the second reading- of the bill to give effect to tariff changes announced in budget, declared he would very much like to see sugar, which is a neces- sity of life, on the free, list. Sir Mackenzie Bo well said he was surprised to see -Sir Richard intro- ducing.a bill to give more protection manufacturers as sugar refiners. of the principle, but did not think Sir Kit-hard could. STr Mackenzie doubted the claim of i5e- i Oners that a, combine exists. I Sir Itichard said Mr.' Pielding when in London had inquired and had be- Look For Arrest In Teg Murder Winnipeg, Man.. May It LABOR LEADER SENTENCED hp (lxnpf.tM, Bt nm, t. oe e.xpecteu at any time in connec- Rouen. May Marck, treas- -with the murder of Mrs. James, urer of the general federation of. Dominion street, April 22. bor, who was arrested recently char ed with insulting a magistrate, was sentenced today to three years in prison. As he heard 'the decision, he cried, "This may s but I doubt it." your republic, MISSIONARY TELLS OF MASSACRES GOVERNOR WHAT ff J. I 1 budden Death Four of the best oity detectives afe still working on the case, and they claim to have discovered ma- terial circumstantial evjdertce which points .strongly to guilty party suffi- cient m fact to warrant his commit- ment for trial. Estimates Number Of Arm- enians Killed At Twenty Three Thousand ICE PUNCTURED STEAMER St. -John. X. F., May steamer "Lake Champlain'' bound! from Liverpool for in today leaking from a hole stove in her bow by the heavy ice off Cape Kacc yesterday. There are about 000 passengers on the boat. The vessel made water so rapidly that jit was considered unsafe to proceed 'for her destination, and it was Je- Those who met Hon. Chas. 31. Webster, of Great Falls, when he de- j Hvered au, address at the Lincoln i celebration here a short time ago. iwill be surprised to leam of his i sudden death ut his home last night. 'Aid. Geo. M. Hatch received a mes- this morning- but no particulars Dissolving tlie given. From another source it is reported that he was out for the i apparently" in his usual j health but on his return was sudden- i ly taken ill and died in a short time. i -Vt .the time of his visit here and since he had not enjoyed the best of }lr. Hatch leaves tonight to HON. R. ROGERS IS PRESIDENT At a imjfting of the Rogers-Cunning- ham Lumber Co.. Ltd., held yesterday, the Hon. Robert 'Rogers was elected president. The company's operair ns will be continued us heretofore with E. A. Cunningham as Managing Di- rector. f oundland Legis- lature St. John, N. F., May health. Ad-ana, April 28, via Constantin- ople. May Hev. Stephen R. exist. come convinced that a combine- did Trowbridge, a missionary of the American board of commissioners for foreign miss-ions, estimates the num iber of Armenians killed in the Prov- VETERAN DEAD ckJed to dock here for temporary re- p'airs. The Lake' Champlain left Liverpool April 28 for Montreal. _Winnipeg, Man., May Man- hncc Of Adana" since the outbreak of Chester, father of Dr. Manchester, the anti-Christian rioting, as aged S2, veteran of the Mackenzie re- bellion of 1837, in Ontario, died here today at the home of his son. Continuing day SNOWBOUND Sulphur Springs, Col., May Denver bound train on the Drnver, Northwestern and Pacific which, left Steamboat Spring last Friday morn- ing is still snowbound within a thou- sand feet of the snowshecls at Corona. If the is not broken today the mail on the train be taken the missionary said to- stage to Wolcott, thence- to Denvpr. COMMITED SUICIDE Sask., May D. McCready committed suicide this morning at Rouleau.. Sask. He for- merly kept a restaurant in Reorina and J'down the i "Surviving Armenians -in the entire province are largely women and chil- (drcn. They amount to about souls and are today 'without homes or anything. A most pitiable and wretched multitude is passing up and in St. Thomas, Ont. lost people. treets of Adana like a They throng the fac- TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Two thousand people heard Wm. .J. lecture at Brandon. Thirty persons were more or Jess seriously when a section" of a balcony railing at the new state armory at Seattle gave way during the indoor "track meet at the Seattle tory yards where a dole of Hour is given out by the relief committee. Crowds of broken "hearted women and children are coming in from the coun- try to even greater misery in the city." Trowbridge has written a fur- ther account of the events at Adana in which he savs BANK OF COMMERCE WILL COST The following building permits were issued tuday: D. H. Ramsay, Brunton St.. dwel- ling, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Round St., Bank Building, J. C. Graves, Lane, Feed Stable, Tom Chambers, McJfabb St., resi- dence McGregor today received a. despatch attend the funeral! from the Earl of Crewe, secretary for j The deceased was a late candidate the .-Colonies, in the British cabinet, j for the governorship of Montana and endorsing the" stand taken by chief; was collector executive :in the recent political cris- i tana and Utah. is. During 'the present campaign.' which ends tomorrow, Of i Sir Robert Bond's party have criti- j--------- Cisco Governor for accod- j W'fe of a B. C. Editor Stricken With ing to the request of Sir .Kdward j Heart Failure While Passing j Morris, the. premier, that the Through Medicine Hat Jature be dissolved and that a gen-i Medicine Hat, May B.'F. emt election be onleivd. Governor i Lester, manager of the Hosmer, B. BISHOP SWEENEY'S SUCCESSOR Toronto, Ont., Bishop of Toronto announces that the Rev. J. H. Tenery of Omemee, has been appointed rector at St. Phillips Church. The new rector is a native of Ontario, and is in his 43rd year. His son is a'bank clerk at Winnipeg. Rev. Mr. TeiK-ry succeeds the pres- ent Bishop Sweeny. TORIES JUBILANT NOW COURT HEARS ABOUT LAND DEAL A SUDDEN DEATH Action Brought Against the Knight Sugar Co. Because Government Only Had a Small Majority McGregor did not (dissolve the legis- j C.. Times, was called lature until he found t-hat there was Hat on Monday no chance of the deadlock jn House being broken. MORE PRESENT THAN FIRST NIGHT Increasing Interest In the Hatch and Gale Services which" increased in proportion as the Armenians succeeded in slaying Mo- hamnietians. For two. days preced-'Uvas ing the. outbreak there" had -been a j raged south of the city. The victim fued between Moslems tne flames The Armenians did not die with- Athletic Club last night. Manv spec- >'-v out the Turks, tators were the floor head foremost, fifteen feet below. The bakers of Montreal, following a further advance of 20 cents a bar- rel in the flour price, making a total advance of one dollar per barrel within a short time, decided to- ad- vance the price of bread one cent a I loaf. Sir F. Borden has received a re- quest by cable that two Canadian cadets be sent to England to enter T, ami took passage on a vessel, m tne Empire school 'boy shooting contest for the Lord Roberts prize. It is probable Ottawa one Dundas boy will be sent. A double drowning took place LostJLife In Prairie Fire Those who heard Evangelists Gale and Hatch on Wednesday evenimg en- joyed the service so well that they were present again last night, and in addition'there were quite a num- ber of others. Increasing; interest to Medicine on .a. very sad the rand, his wife having taken ill and jdicd in the hospital here while on j her way from the east, where she had been spending several months for ithe benefit of her health. Mrs. Les- passed through the Feraie (ire j.ind never fully recov-ered from the I shock, her heart 'being seriously af- h'ected. As stated, she went east some months ago'to her -home in l Clear where she irn- i proved greatly and ''started on the return trip to Hosmer. She arrived in Medicine Hat on No. Ion Monday and while waiting- over for the Crow was overcome by an attack of ;Uie former trouble. She was rem'ov- ;ed to the general hospital and givon every attention but passed away dur- Ihig the afternoon. A telegram sum- to the city and he Tlie attemion of the Supreme Court afternoon and tt-rday morning was occupied with "the case of the Raymond Land and In- vestment ..Co., agaiast- the Knisrht Sugar Co. Th e action is for the recovery of with interest, being the sum of payments made by the plaintiff to the defendants on a block of 21.920 acres of land, j which the plaintiff's agreed to pur- but ,de- from' the defendants, which contract they allege the' feudants have cancelled. No evi- dence except some formal evidence from E. H. Wilson, Comptroller oi the Alberta Railway and Irrigatjorr Company, as to the position of the Knight Sugar Co.. to secure to He said title any the Lnds that they in question, could assure the next morning, taking the on Wednesday. was manifest, a_s as the increase Moose Jaw, Sask., May life in" prairie fires that have was Theodore Bruning, aniles southwest' of Christians. In one vineyard shoot- j wno ifves 85 ing was begun and hatred was arous- j Moose Jaw. The fire .in which Brun- on April 1.8th. An Armenian who ing burned started near Limer- haerbeen beaten shov one of his op- ick on Monday and came west with po.ncr.ts dead and wounded two oth- j terrible rapidity. Bruning saw the ers. This man escaped to Mersina and on the Big Salmon River, ]ST. B., when James Proctor, of Shehody Road, and Melbourne Peters, of Sussex, who" were stream '-driving, were swept away. The by-law for the erec- tion of an eight-room collegiate in- stitute at Moosomin, was carried to- day -by a large majority, only 11 votes going against it. Adana then assumed a fire approaching, and as his own The i nlace was well protected, rushed 1 over to save the place of a neighbor .menacing attitude. which_ greatly jby starting a back fire. He was caught in the names and perished. Several farmers lost heavilv Toronto Rector Goes To England Toronto, Ont., May Canon Welch, of St. James Cathedral, has accepted the rectorship of Parish church of WakefieW. England, which is also the Cathedral -church of the diocese of that name. Canon Welch was formerly provost of Trinity Uni- versity.. alarmed the Armenians. The body of a Moslem killed in the vineyard was purposely dragged to an open square and left there exposed by the Turks as a fanatical challenge. "Subsequent events have shown clearly that the government acquies- ed, if it -did not actually participate in the cruel and indiscriminate as- saults which were thereupon by fire, rifle and sword, upon the en- tire Armenian Two Christian prisoners, -who escaped from the government headquarters, report that Horsemen came in at in- tervals from outlying towns and vil- lages, and reported to the military authorities as follows 'Haraktteh is finished.' or 'Osmini Yeh is meaning that the Armenian popula- tion of these piaces had been put to the sword. The military officers re- i ceived this information as a matter of course.'' Continuing, Mr. Trowbridge relates in the Mont- Van- BASHBALL RESULTS Eastern AlT Newark 145 real At Toronto 382; Balti- more 3 2. At Buffalo 172; Jersey City 030. At Rochester 6 10 3; Pro- vidence 163. Northwestern At Seattle Aberdeen 352: Seat- tle 141. At Tacom a 5 11 3; Spo- kane 282. At Portland 463 couver 263. National At Philadelphia Brooklyn 772. At Pittsburg 6 14 4; St. Louis 572. At Chicago Chicago 470; Cincin- nati 2 10 2. At (1) >ork 266; Boston ,4 0. (2) New York 1 12 4; Boston 072. American At New York Boston 481; York 3 7 3. At St. St." Louis 3 3 troit 7 'l2 2. At Cleveland 261; Chi- cago 133. At Philadelphia 2 6 0; Washington 1 5 3. Ores horses, stock, -buildings, etc., oing up in smoke. OFFER IS ACCEPTED Vancouver Liberals Prepared To Accept His Chal- lenge Vancouver, B. C., joint special meeting of the senior and jun- how he had reached the governor of jior Liberal associations today de- Adana by a dash across the city, L'ided to wire Ralph Smith, M. P., carrying a Turkish flag, and accom- -that thc Vancouver liberals would pamed by two Turks. "The governor was running about accept the recent of George in dismay." Mr. Trowbridge says. Cowan, M. P., when a fortnight "and could scarcely give a coherent ago he offered in the house of corn- answer to my questions and demands mons to resign and contest the seat I told him of the of Henry Manur Rogers, the-American mission- in Vancouver. The Liberal Asso- ciations, asked Mr. Cowan in numbers. tfte afternoon 'meet- ing' Mr. Gale spoke on "The Christ- ian Life" to a very fair audience. His subject for tonight is, "How i may I know that I am a Christ- j ian The hour of the afternoon i meetings has been changed to three o'clock. Prayer meetings are held from 7.30 ,to S o'clock. Mr. Gale has already won the con- fidence and support of -all who have heard him. His subject Mast night was, "pray- which he dealt with in a plain and practical manner, showing that; it is the important thing in Christ- i ian work. While a man can be sue- cessful .in other lines without prayer, in spiritual things he; can do notning i without it; Prayer is the only chan- nel through God sends His j blessing's to the world. j "Many people have a wrong idea of prayer and many merely say their I prayers. Some think that the bene- fit of prayer lies in its reflex influ- i ence. but Mr. Gale, by using quota-: tions from scripture and citing many j instances, showed that prayer has an influence with God and that He does answer prayer. Much praying is merely mockery as j the one making the prayer is often thinking more of his Audience than of God. A Brooklyn paper in speak- ing of a prayer 'offered by a great preacher. sa.-id. ''it was the most eloquent prayer ever offered to a Boy Killed At Woodstock, Ont Woodstock, Ont., May Merrigold, son (of Robert Merrigold, of Hamilton, was instantly killed this afternoon, and Edgar i of Burk's Palls, injured, when light-i 'ning struck a tree on the Woodstock time by balance.: an acre due Evans, book-keeper for the Knight Sugar Co., testified that he had no j delivered certifipate of. title to the plaintiffs and had .never been askec to. do so.. There was no reason wh; they could- .not-., deliver 'tit-Ta at anj time with reasonable notice. This evidence with all letters and other documents connected with the car-it. was the" only evidence put in by the counsel. L. M. Johnstone for ithe plaintiffs, and C. Corn-- Accordl deffndants- the college students. statements, of vv u i -i IT- I claim and derence put in bv the par- campus, where both were .-r 4 ties, tlie Knight Sugar Co. bought the Thi students, who had been playing football, gathered under the tree when. the storm began. All run for the college' when, the crash came, and the former was instantly killed. Knight was unconscious but will in range 20 and one half township W.C.L. TEAMS LOSE CONTESTS Brooklyn thus showing was defeated in a one-sided, free hit- j tin-g contest in which heavy batting running of the La- tbS thought of the writer. To have prayer answered we must meet the conditions. Wishing to I 4 range 21) from the Alberta Railway I and .Irrigation Company. On Feb. 25, 3907, they offered for sale the land to one Arthur Hobbs, for j Hobbs paid a part of the stun down {'and in April sold to W. E. Mc- Comb, who paid the defendants to-, be applied in case of the accept- ance of the offer, the time of accept- ance being extended sixty days from April 26. The plaintiffs claim that the defendants agreed to produce cer- tificate of title in case the purchas- ers accepted the offer but the plaintiffs were aware that the defendants were not in possession of the title of the lands having purchased them under agreement -of sale from the A. R. I. Co. McComb sold out to a company of which he was a member-with H. H. Baines, A. W. H. Thornpspn, W. S. Henry, and W. J. Wake. In June through McComb the plaintiff corn- Lacrosse, Wis., May j pany paid the defendants to ap ply on the purchase price when the defendants agreed-to extend the time Moose Jaw and Winnipeg Play Practice Games In Wisconsin Ottawa. May debate on the motion of Mr. Crothers, of West Elgin, which was practically to the effect that Hon. Dr. Pugsley owed it to the House of Commons to resign as Minister of Public Works, in con- sequence of the charge contained in the report of New Brunswick Central Railway Commission, came 'to a sud- den end this evening. Mr. Crothers was defeated by a majority of 27. the smallest majority the Laurier government has ever had on a want of confidence motion. Government supporters declared the vote to be a snap .one, -but the oppo- sition retorted to this that the goy- ernment should have -been prepared for a vote any time. This morning, when the debate" was resumed. Mr. Crockett, of York, took the (Joor and spoke for five .hours, carefully analyzing the proceedings, and meeting the points Mr. Pugsley in his; speech of the previous 3ay by lengthy excerpts from .the. testimony given by the witness. When he sat down Mr. Turgeon arose but contented himself with a spiced. defence of Judge Landry. chairman of the commission, who is a fellow" Vcadian and who had been severely criticised by Mr. Pugsley, and char- icCerized him as a. man destitute, .of udicia.l .Dualities and a partisan of partisans. It was expected that Mr. Foster would speak next and that Mr. Carvell. who represented Mr. Pugsley. before the commission, would be-, .thexnext speaker. made no attempt to. speaker C arvell satcistill.. The --premier migHt to speak until six o'clock, but before he could do this the speaker had put the: mo-- t.ion and the division -bell rung.-. ...fAiS'- it. happened, most of the opposition members were present. the government side. There scurrying for the of the members of the government were, absent.' V, Sir Frederick Borden was 'being shaved in. the senate barber shop and knew nothing was all over. of the vote until if Hon. Sydney Fisher gone farm with out to the some visitors, and Hon. Chas Murphy and .Jacques.; Bur-; eau had left the house, not expecting that a vote would he reached before midnight. When the result .was an- nounced the opposition -broke out lo- .o wild cheering-. carried from1 the shoulders of members of -the opposi- tion, and Mr. Borden also received in ovation. Forty-four Liberals, did not vote. Mr. Crockett was chamber on the Will Recognize Pro. Ball Clubs fast base crpsse players, were the features. of acceptance sixty days thereafter. The company accepted the offer on Toronto, Ont.. May to the Toronto Telegram this even- ing, peace between the Athletic Fed- 'eration and the C. A. Av.U. is about to be made on the basis that the C. A. A. U. will recognize the mixing of two untj. vn amateurs and professionals in the have prayer answered nnd willing Lo ;The Winnipeff pitchers were unusual-j August 26, 1907, and paid the defend-, seven clubs or the N'T IT have it answered are different things. ,y wild- and unstcady. Davis started {ants as a part payment. ami tho British Columbia If we wish to have it answered we out well_ but weakcned in the third will pay the price. Willing for a re- was succecded by Gale in the viva] may mean loss of time from j fourth, who pitched to four men, of money, the giving; hitting two and" passing one. Murph j On Nov. 6, 1907, defendants return- business. loss up of comfort or social pleasure. In dealing with promises in- regard At this time the defendants agreed to select lands from 4-20 to- make up the acres agreed to be sold. must er force to rely on ernment. They have we have no oth- except tho gov- abandoned us wa v I 4 New 7; De- through this On his back to the mission house. Mr. Trow- bridge observed that all the ghops on tho central square of Adana. both Christian and Moslem, had been loot- THERE WAS A WOMAN IN THE CASE." On Wednesday ed. Armenians begging refuge at gov- ernment headquarters were killed in the 'market place. Villagers who with a sore arm, finished, but was stop the terrific batting of was unable to says.- Wften people -DUt means what TIo believe this thoy have power God. who is to do more man can ask or hink. with than ed to plaintiff as a rebate on 1-2 acres. In reply to the statements of the Southpaw Noel, i plaintiffs that the defendants have was easier. Kane was j upr- never had the ownership of spiked in Wednesday's game. Presi- Hhe land, say that they were a fur coat, robes and blankets, sat on thc step at the land office door so that he would be first to do busi- ness at the office wicket Friday morn- ing, when the coveted land would be open. Thursday morning and all i Adana plains i? ripe for the harvest i second of scries with the Eau Claire GRAIN RIPE; NO HARVESTERS Adana. May Constant i- dent PuIford''watched the game. Score T-xcrossc.................... Winnipeg 7 Eau Claire, Wis., "May always and are in a position to se- cure, title ur.-on reasonable notice. They deny also that they have not disclosed to the plaintiffs that the lands were held subject to certain n-- leag'ue. New Westminster and Van- couver. There are no -new clubs to be added nor any of those named to be recognized under any other man- agement than now exists. The Telegram states that the terms of -peace are simply a surren- der of C.A.A.U. for the support of M.A.A.A., and the death of-the Fed- eration. way was substituted for Currie in I strictions, reservations and condi- noplc May grain on the! behalf of the Moose Jaw team in tho i lions at the time of their entering in- j day Thursday he hung around. put- Some time o-n prisoners to the government] headquarters were asked, "Why di'd j you not finish these giaourd in the' village. Why have you brought them ur_. o-. I heavily It is Mr. TrowbridgeV conviction that a plot had been arranged to de- stroy the Armenians in Art-! ana provinces. tinS? In tne timc Bating his lunch or reading or matting- with others com- ing and going. but no ArmeniHii refugees daro I teain here today and the change to thc agreement. plaintiffs that the court her Thursday a woman, in Mack, appeared station inside the KILLED NsAR FERGUS Fergus, May- Elliott, aged sixty-five, very deaf, was struck and instantly killed by a train' while walking on the track near yes- terclav. for some one who had gone upstairs. i When tne office closed on Thursday evening thc woman secured thc covet- wl position just door, thus ensut'ifig thc privilege of first doing business at the wicket on Fri- day morning. The woman her turn up to her husband and the other rrfan was left. back farms as the surround-'proved the visitor's undoing. 1 1903. the defendants rescinded the ing country is .still most dangorou? j Thc wildness of Tread well allowed agreement to sell the lands and deelar for any man a Turk. Special i tho locals seven runs in four innings, the null and void and noti- camps have bocn established for ty-j after Currie had been withdrawn. Pie j the- plaintiffs that they would re- tmnllrwvv threr innings. Currie did good work, j carry out or be bound by the terms GRADY GETS JOB AT MACLEOD Macleod, Alta., May' F. Grady has been appointed to the position of Postmaster hero, vice S. He.ap resigned. ln live innings he allowed only one i run and three hits. agreemont. Tin; defendants say that the plaintiff's have made de- Kightfieider Myers played ,the since April 26, 1908. on which ture game for Moose .Jaw. He land- a thrce-bngger and a two-bagger, emptied the .bases both times. A heavy gale over thc diamond in- j terfered with thc game. j Thc score Jaw 7 B date there was due prin- cipal and interest. This amount is still due and unpaid. The plaintiffs ask that the court order tlie sum of be repaid them with interest or for the speci- fic performance of the agreement. A DRUNKEN BRAWL Toronto, May jury'has re- turned a verdict that Wm. Gordon came to Jiis death on Aril 24th from a fractured skull, caused by a fall on the street; the fall resulting from a blow given by Gilbert Oliver, in" the opinion of the jury, without mal- ice., but during a drunken brawl. formance on the part of the and that unless the .default complain- The defendants ask for specific per- cision later. lands be sold subject to the interests of the defendants therein, or that the interests of the plaintiffs in the land be foreclosed and the same be revested in the defendants free of cost. They ask other relief as the nature pf the case may- require. Judge Stuart heard the authorities quoted by the counsel and "their ar- umcnts and will give a written de- ;