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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta .'..A VOL I. rt r KI n 30 ROOSEVELT FOR ANOTHER TERM UGOTNWG ULLED THREE HORSES Leading Republicans Think That He is the Only Man That Can Save the Party From Being Defeated New York, May nomina- tion of Judson Harmon at Columbus as the Democratic candidate for Go- vernor of Ohio wus variously inter- preted in New York city by politi- cians of high and humble degree in the Republican and Democratic par- ties. The view which was upper- most was that if Secretary Taft is to nominated for the Presidency by the Republicans at Chicago the Roosevelt-Tuft combination in Wash- ington and elsewhere must give as- surances cither before Taft's nomina- tion or immediately afterward that the war on Senator Forakcr to elim- inate him from public life and espec- ially the efforts to prevent his re- nominated on the first ballot til but that it will by Roosevelt. Speaker Cannon, it was declared, has gone over to thy ilay The Advance say a: A young man, whose name wa have not learned, but a, resident of ljinc Creek, while out ploughing with three horses abreast on Thursday last was overtaken by an electric storm with the result that the three horses were instantly killed. Other than n severe shaking up and both boots torn off his feet no other harm "was received by him. Winnipeg's real property assess- ments for 1008 will run over one. hundred millions, an increase of ab- SEVEN MINERS KILLED idea that Roosevelt should be ten millions in a year. und this explanation for the Speaker's alleged change of front was vouchsafed: "The Speaker is a candi- date for reelection, lie believes Roose- velt for President can bring about the .election of ican Con- gressmen than Taft or any other man The present House is Republican by only fifty majority, and a change ot twenty-six congressmen would throw the House to the Democrats-." Black and his friends are urging all Republicans not only in TENTHOUSAND LOST THEIR LIVES Terrible Disaster Ends the Lives tf Chinese at HaiKow SETTLE SPUR TRACK DISPUTE The dispute ;iS to the luxation of the Smith street spur track hns been .settled ami as soon as C.l'.U. Roud- master Olson can take men oft other work he has started the work will re- sume. The poles are to be shifted by the telephobe deportment of the gov- ernment, though at whose expense does not appear. The track will run up close lo the Jobbing Co.'s ware- house. LAURIER MAKES A BIG SPEECH On the New Election Frank Concession to the History of the Franchise turn to the United States Senate must cease. Senator 'Foraker's term'in their best licks to bring about York but in other states to put expires March 3, 1909. The Ohio legislature is Republican only by two on joint ballot, J.udge Harmon is considered thc strongcflrl Democrat in the state. He has the support of all kinds of Dem- ocrats and thousands of Republicans are not unfriendly him. The Roose- velt-Tuft war on Foraker has torn the.rank and" file of Ohio Republicans asunder. The Ohio Republican State machine by the use of Federal patron age and the power of 'the Federal ad- ministration 'brought about the in- dorsement of Taft for thc Presidency, Wilkesbarre, Pa., May mine workers were in- stantly killed and more than a dozen injured this afternoon in an explosion in the Mount Lookout colliery of the Empire Coal and I ron Company near here. Taft's nomination on the first ballot, on the argument that only by such a course can Roosevelt's renomination be prevented and the inter- ests of the country saved from fur- ther smash and collapse. Thc Speak- er's alleged views that Roosevelt's renomination would bring about the election of more Republican Congress- men than Taft's or any o'tlier Repub- lican Presidential candidate's, and the alleged views of Ex-G'ov. Black that Taft's rcriomimition on the first ballot would prevent further business depression, do not jibe, Victoria, B.C., May of one of the disasters that j China has known, u sudden tidal bore j in the Vang tse KiaiiK, in- volves the loss of nearly lives at TIankowr, was brought by steamer Titan which arrived tonight. A bore 26 feet in height flooded with- out warning thc 'river, overwhelming thousands of junk sampins and .small boats and wrecking large steamers. h.u.slu-ls ot grain were shipp I'd from 'Fort William yesterday. Grain arrives lo extent of sixt.s arties stood in regard to the custom if provincial and Dominion franchise. Thou he dealt with the' "Thin Red Three automobile loads of Calgary business men are making a tour of joint ballot with which to send ajthc of province on Democratic senator to Washington in a tour of inspection not only of their place of Forakcr. Indeed it has known for sev- eral days that Republicans ot York state have ta'kcu very stock'in the Taft boom. Wiliiun business but of the country as well. Tbe party includes .T. A. LJrookbank, S, H. Ho3, C. M. Me Gammon, Thus. Bclenry. Jus. Lsitimcr. II. D'.inn, 11. .1. IIu tellings. G. Hunt, and Barnes, Jr., of Albany, has told Fowler. They left Calgary Mon- fricnds that he wouldn't be at, mornin-r and arrived in Macleocl last night. To conmanv but t" Mr. McCaul that ho clear hims.H or thlay signal for north or rains" and "S m.-an: 'signals iho answer tf the bill and to that appeal ho con- iderod it his duty to give a rospect- 'ul hearing. Ho wished to say "at nice that lie hold himself entirely e.sponsiblc for tho bill. They had ntroduced it for what they consider- to bo good and sufficient reasons, ind it would bo his endeavor to show House what those reasons were. He did hot pretend that he was bet- er than his fellow members but he lid not believe he was worse. "I am i plain said Sir Wilfrid, "and leal with a plain question in a plain vay. 1 have no hesitation in saying that 1 am partisan, but in all fairness lo myself do not believe that I would willingly strike below the belt- in or- lor to gain an unfair advantage of opponent." Ho thought he under- stood fully the motive of tho opposi- tion to the bill and especially from the members from the province of Manitoba. They dreaded the effect of the- law of their own province, if it were to bo administered, not by tho ofiicers to he appointed by themselves but by officers appointed by tho Do- minion government. He-assured the Opposition that there wore men on tho government side of the House who' dr.-adod the effect of that law if it was to continue to administered by officers appointed by their op- ponents as would bo the if this bill wu.- not passed. If they would approach the question without any provocation but in jus- tice between man and man. it reduced itself to this: That the Opposition lid not want to go before tho country >n electoral Irsts prepared by their oppotu rits whil those on tho gov- side of the House did not care to go io.jJie country on the eloc- ooed to I'iiiHief. When order copy 3 was sent to Mulliu, if train hud not come it was his duty tit it and display signal. If it had passed it v.'u.-. his duty to report it. Tho Crown hero closed its case. Mr. then moved that th Judge take the case from the juryj and dismiss the charge, there being j no evidence, he claimed, to maintain the charge as given in the indictment. At the time he announced that the defence would call no witne.--.-ies in siiiy event. Th-- counsel then took up tin- undisputed facts of the easel and from the.-e argued that there was j no to send the oasr to jury for them to weigh the evidence, j had disobeyed no orders and had shown no wilful negligenrv. Mr. Campbell n-pli.-d briefly for the Crown arguing that charge must stand. The Judge rilled the defence as there some evidence that should be considered the jury. The court adj'Hirii'-d until eight o'olork when addresses of tho oouu- I to the jury were delivered to the premier's speech. The meiiib'T from North Toronto was as. Litter as Sir Wilfrid had been court cons and conciliatory, and though he somewhat ungraciously iudioatid 1 be acceptable, tlie Opposition offer made e did not sav that toral lists prepared by their oppon- ents. Upon the principle which regulate and determine the franchise there had been always a deep lino of clearness between tho two parties. The Li.horal party had al- ways maintained thai unless there was some reason to tho contrary, jho lists should be prepared by the pro- vincial authorities, whereas the '.'enllenien on tho other side of tho Mouse had held the unqualified opin- ion th.il under all circumstances the lists should bo prepared by tho Do- minion Parliament. WILL BUILD 110 STORES Uowman lias purchased from SELF-CONFESSED MURDERER Toronto, nominations t 13. The following ok place in Ontntio W. M. Campbell. Crown prosecutor, Jin the jury, remarked that til; re was little bring before {hem. Win. Spencer, Maxwell, Ont., dropp ed dead. Wm. Thompson, a farmer of Rock- ville, X.B., committed suicide. Toronto seat "A" lion. .1 J. Foy. Conservative; seat C.. TT. Conservative; Toron- to North. s.-ai W. K. McN aught Conservative; "H" 'ex-Mayor iho SUMP systoni as in force on other I railways. The most important evidence of thc caso was given by A. G. Workman, train dispatcher at, Cranbrook, and .he was given a severe cross examma- John Shaw Conservative. West Robert K. Towers. Liberal. Hrockville. S. JUiell. Liberal. Centre Iluron 'iiddy" Mullen, the. confessed slay Western .Stationery Co.. the three er of an Italian at M.icbel. K.C., lust on the west side of Crabb street. frtu Vvas brought up from Groat Falls. ;is the old Williamson phuv. Montana, lost night by Chief of Vo- On two of tho lots lie will immediate-1 lid- nf tluit city. As soon sis iy eivet two ston-s. They will his man su-ross the rod line trio storey buildings, but will h- built Sweet (3niss, IFout.. and -o :ts to permit the addition of other Alia., he unloosed the prison >toivys later. er from himself and rhained him to Chief of I'olice Fred of Mi- i-hel. H.C.. who had Provincial Cou- jstable Murray with him. They took Mullen to Fernie last night where he will be locked up perilling trial. Tho prisoner admits killing the Italian at, BUILD STORE ON ROUND ST. M he said, "remember that! lion of lines. _, Til; "Yovi must. t'v was an operator in the] employ of tho C. 1'. R. haviur in hi Ciire the Jives of the people alonp th nr.fl tnun in 1 tids upor, the inforntation ileptio tits. John has J mi.-sioner's office by offering to TO start a fund to aid in his him a present of the babios. Tho of- fer was declined. tho messages moant. Tie takes tho crnl. message when ho should hav.- known j West Krt slinti-. W. Johnson. the Tt wns nis i servative. (Continued on Page 3.) I offered d-tonc ;