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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald VOL THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1908. NO. lit DAUGHTER OF BRYAN TO TALK Mri Leavitt Will the Westeni States Opening Of New Church Chicago, May despatch to the Record Herald from Omaha, Neb., says: In case William J. Bryan re- ceives the Democratic nomination his daughter Mrs. Ruth Levitt will take the stump in Wyoming, and several other Western States in her father's interest. This informa- tion was given out in Omaha yester- day by Mr. Dalhaman, who has just returned from .-Denver where he has with other Democratic national commissions completing arrangements for the convention. Mrs. Leavitt will confine her elTorts to women and will only stump those states which have women suffrage laws. The new church in tho North Ward has been named "Grace Methodist Church." This name was decided, up- on at a meeting held in the church yesterday afternoon. Those present at the meeting were iiev. J. M. Har- rison, pastor of Wesley Church, Kev. A. A. Lytle, pastor of the new church and the ladies of the North Ward who are interested in the project. Arrangements were made to have a tea meeting in the church on Monday evening, May 25th, at which the TCev. .f. P. ilorry, H.A., of 'Lungdou, will give an address. The local clergymen wili also be asked to bo present assist in the programme. The church will he seated with chairs. It-will be one of the most brilliantly lighted buildings in the itity. The ladies purchased a carpet for the platform yesterday. The church will be furnished throughout for ihci opening services. The church will be dedicated next Sunday morning. Rev. Jus. Allan, J3.0., of Toronto, Missionary Secreta- ry of the Methodist Church will preach the dedication sermon. CONSERVATIVE PARTY STILL PERSISTS PREMIER OF ALBERTA DAY'S EVENTS AT TABER An Enjoyable Garden .of Character Not War- ranted Ttber, May Hyde, sec- retary of the Enterprise Lumber Co. arived here from Lethbridgo this morning and having transacted some business at the company's branch here walked to the river and had a look at the preparations being made for the construction of the new bridge, returning to Lethbridge in the evening by the Spokane flyer. The road in the Main street after the last two days' rain has been left in a deplorable state, the mud being some inches thinck, marking it impos- sible to cross without being ankle deep. We would suggest that a quan- tity of clinkers and ashes should be drawn from the Canada West Coal Co., depot and spread on the road, which besides absorbing all moisture would have a solid surf ace.. divjuwL uam, would Dgirjningr in. consideration of the benefit to be gained. In case if not prepared for the whole scheme, sufficient clink- trs might be drawn .to make crossings on the road leading to the railway depot and the other openings which would be ot great service to residents at the south side of the town and those having business transactions in that quarter. The Rev. J. W. Morrow, L. L. R of St. John's Church, Medicine Hat, is announced to give a lecture on Ire- land in the Knox Church on Conservatives Refuse to Ac- cept Sir Wilfrid's Concession Wiped Out the Town Shreveport, May people arc known to he dead ami many others -injured as the result of a tornado swept across Northwest Louisiana late last night. The little town of Gillian, twenty-live miles north" of Shivvcport was des- troyed atui 'town of Huiin on the east side of the river in Mossier i'ar- u-rtR biully wi'tHtUed It jc slated hut the work ,of the destruction at jillian was complete only two houses omaining intact. The town had a opulation of about two hundred. A BOAT SANK WITH FOUR MEN By-laws To Be Printed HON. A. C. RUTHERFORD, L. L. D Who Is Opening the New Bridge at Medicine CHIEF RHODES IN A FIGHT Ottawa, May seventh day of the debate on the election bill still finds the Commons at a deadlock, with the Opposition displaying a blind obstinacy in rejecting the rea- sonable and absolutely fair compro- mise offered yesterday by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, and regardless of the incon- sistency of their present attitude as contrasted with the position takfen earlier in the debate. They are de- termined to continue their obstruc- tion tactics and hold up the business of the country to the embarrassment of hundreds of members of the civil service throughout Canada who can- not be paid until after additional supplies are voted. Tn caucus this morning the Oppo- sition decided that they would be satisfied with nothing less than the complete withdrawal of the conten- tious first clause of the bill, providing for the remedying of the acknowledged defects in the present situation in Manitoba. Mr. Borden, in his speech this af- ternoon took his party with him in a bold plunge of uncompromising op- position to the government's final cone ssion. On the Conservative members must now lie the onus of de- liberate and unquestionable block- ing the whole business of Parlia' incut. Practically the Opposition now says to the government "While your proposals, as outlimd by Sir Wilfrid Laurier's speech of yesterday are not only desirable but acceptable and while we agree that some action is necessary, you must withdraw the pr. sent bill, otherwise we will no' consent to pass one cent of supply." The government, of course, DTT-OTsaratcry not consent to be bulldozed in an> such manner and are willing to le Another Sensation at .Macleod Cases in Court WINNIPEG MAN CHOSEN Ottawa, May 14.-P. A. McDonald, Master in chain born, Winnipeg, has een appointed chairman of the board )f investigation and conciliation in onnection witli the he C. P. R. and jloyets. Lumbermen Lose Their Lives at Canpbeliton, N.B. Campbellton. .S'. 15., May working k MINISTER TO RUN May Mail and Empire says that Rev. Donald Hossack, pastor of the Deer Park Presbyterian church whose epistolary efforts in one cause or ano'tlrr are a fea- ture of successive elections campaigns, will be a Liberal candidate for the legislature in class "B" in North Toronto. Shievys Lumber Co. today dispute D-'tween four men lost their lives by droun- mechaniciil cm- ng. The men were working in a ;mall boat repairing the haul-up I hain in the mill slip about 120 yards. rom tho shore. The anchor slipped and knocked a plank out of the side! jf the boat which had begun to fill! nd sank almost immediately. All the men were residents oi Oamp- jcllton and mariied. FOREST MAN TOOK HIS UFE Montague Smith, Pri- vate Banker and Politician Forest, Out., May Smith, of the hanking firm of L. 11 Smith Co., und Literal candidate for.East Lamhton, committed suicid At a special meeting of the council last uight the bylaws 1 to 20 were put through. The bylaws authoris- ing the issuing of debentures to raise ihe necessary amounts for cement walks and- .street grading, fire hall and market place and waterworks ex- tension rereivt'd their first and second readings. 'These published for three successive weeks and will be submitted for a vote of the ratepayers on .June 15th, 1908. The iMiiount called for in the esti- mates for local improvement is of which the .share to be borne by thii city is The amount required for street grading is of which Ihe city's share is The estimat- ed cost of the cement walks is 535 of which the city will pay 000. The amount voted toward the h're hall, site, and market place is 000, for waterworks extensions, CRAZY MAN IN A LONDON COURT Charges the Secretary for Ireland With Stealing Jewels DOUKHQBORS ARRIVE Nelson, B. C., May of the Doukhobor.s for the nr-w colony at Waterloo, on the Columbia river, arrived at their destination tonight. A party of Russian and Polish larmers, under the direction of the 13. C. Colonization agency have arriv- ed and settled on part of the acres purchased by t-by Ggoncy nenr Fruitvale, to the south of Nelson. MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE JURY DISAGREED Wetaskiwin, Alta., May Justice Harvey opened the sittings of the Supreme coure here yesterday. The first criminal cnse taken was the charge against H. R. Saytrs of rape on a girl named Krn F. Gillinson; the next case was Rex vs. C. A. Tlu-d- ford on the charge of rape on girl less than 14 years of age. The jury was unable to agree and were discharg. d and both cases will probably be tried again during the present week. this people judge as to whether or n the Opposition in the present case isj11 guided by any other motive than a desire to retain the unfair advantage which their party now has through the Roblin government's complete control and manipulation of the elec- tion lists in the province of Manitoba. ferred to mental strain caused by his position us candidate and other mat- ters, lie o7 years old and un- nmrricd. His business affairs are all in splendid shape both in connection with hank and property. NEW MILLS AT REGINA Regina, Sask., May capitalists have; been interested in the flour mills company and ;n hundred barrel flour ie place of the Kegiml ompany which was destroyed re. (Spoc-ial to the Herald.) ilncleod, May ilacleod has an- other sensation Chief of Police next, 15th inst. It id sure to be well attended as there are quite a large number of Irish residents who will turn ovit en masse to hoar something of the "Ould Country." Messrs. Heuser and Evans, build- ers and contractors, complain very strongly (and not without reason) of certain public and press comments in ngard to the building of the Fire Hall, or we should say more partic- ularly to the construction of the three colls. They desire it to be" publicly known that the structure was built exactly according to the .plans and specifications and if the doors of the cells were weak enough to enable prisoners to break out (which hap- pened on two occasions) they are not to blame .having no authority to alter the plans on which their contract was basal. They desire that this public- ity should be given and the blame if any placed on the proper shoulders. The town constable also comes in for a share of comment. Surely he cannot be expected to sit in his office night and day watching prisoners, nor can it be expected that he should constantly be on guard at the pound when cattle are impounded to prevent Rhodes, being the central figure. Last night he, with others, was hav- ing a pitch, game in'the barber shop in Mncleod Hotel. Proprietor Will had forbidden gambling on the prem- ises. Acting under these instructions at closing time, bar tender Cleorgc Smith, known o-s Nemo, ordered the men off. Words with Rhodes led to blows in which the Chief got vcry much the worst of it. Smith wa arrested warrant but released o bail about two o'clock. The trial i taking place this afternoon before Ma gistratc Mncdonnell. Smith has lai information with Supt. -Priiarose, ainst "Rhodes. CARTWR1GHT FOR GOVERNOR Otuiwn. Miiy is understood hut Sir Mirhard. Cartwright. has ag- lin ouVred the UcuL-CSovcrnor- ship of Ontario hi plaor of Sir Mor- timer (Mark, whose term expired a in on i h who, at the request of the Dominion Government will net uniil his successor is appointed. AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE Port Arthur, Out., May Mpring, Ji former partner of Mayo Carrick, the Conservative candidat for the Ontario Legislature was las night nominated at a big meeting o labor men and will run as an inde- pendent. The Liberals also have candidate in the field. HON. W. T. FINLAY Tha Man Who" Gat ths Bridg: Medicine Hat for SUIT OVER bv C. N. R. OFFICIAL DEAD Winnipeg, May 13.-George S. Mac- kinnon, assistant master mechanic of the Canadian Northern Railway Hed here today. London, May warrant for the arrest of Augustine Birrell, chief sec- t tary for Ireland for the theft of the Town jewels from Dublin castle, was he demand made by an elderly man his afternoon before the magistrate >f the Westminster police court. The who claims to be an Irish handed up a statement :harging that "Lord Aberdeen, the ,ord Lieutenant of Ireland and Bir- vll, had conunited the theft in con- unction." He declared that in support of this he had circumstantial evi- sice' of an extraordinary character. lie magistrate took the statement r.t] read it after which he told the pplicant that he could if he desired iru'ceed through the attorney general a the public prosecutor. The Irish- n in thereupon commenced to argue n favor-of immediate action on the rt of the magistrate but the latter instructed the officials to remove him i'Min court. An Action of Interest To Farmers at Macleod FIGHT AT FRISCO Joe Gans, the Favorite in Tonight's Battle Francisco, May Gans will go into the ring at the Coliseum tonight in all probability a 10 to 3 fivirite over Rudolph Unholze, the lighting Boer. Last night the price dropped from 2 to i to 1 to 3 1-2 and the Clans supporters were still tak the money offered by the follow- of the short end. Gnus did not work yesterday but iva.s flown to 133 pounds in the after- noon so that ringside weighing-in ;hould .be a mere formality for the two boys. The men who are to fight for the MAJOR HODGIN'S CHARGES" Inquiry Opened by Parliamentary Committee at Ottawa CASES AT THE COURT N: B. WOMEN WANT TO VOTE St. John. N. H.. May de.p tation of women waited on Prt-mi m-n today asking that franchise be given to women. The premier promised consideration during r. cess and announcement of the policy of the government will be made session of the Legislature. next CHARGE AGAINST THE TRACKMAN A NEW BUILDING Ilonnell and Furmnn have com mcnccri the t-rtvtion of ji brick black- smith shop on the lot adjoining their livery and sale stable. Oeo. Terry has the contract for the brick work, contract states that 'the work The must be completed by Horse shoeing June 1st. Infant ChUd Was Cremated Halifax. S. S.. May M.-An ex- traortlinary iWision of coroner's their breaking out as other day. Put the blame on those who sanc- tioned these plans, and not damage the iair fame of a firm that has built up a good reputation. A lawn social in connection with the Ladies' Guild of St. Theodore's (Special to The Herald.) Macleod, May trackman named Frascr, in the Medicine Hat freight sheds, was arrested there hist night for stealing goods from cars sheds at the Hat. It is said that hundred dollar, worth, were stolen during the past winter. r will IHJ made a special-1 jury is reputed from Glace Bay. An inquest had been held over the re- mains of an infant which had prob- ably died of natural causes, hut IKJ- canse the birth had concealed, the authorities .took action. They In the case of King vs. Coltman at the District Com t this morning judg- ment was given for (.'olttnan. The case will probably be appealed to test the jurisdiction of justices of the peace under tho master and ser- vants' ordinance and also whether that ordinance introvires the power that passed it. Colt man the defendant, produced a certificate from the justice of the whereby it would appear that the matter in dispute had already jndicated upon. The case of SIK-U vs. Butterwick oc- cupied the first two days' sessions. Maclfod. A Mi... M'l.v in that city tonight and reply toasts io Canada. A. provincial sartor, and C. S. it meeting of was generally admitted lhat the in- terests of the province required larger representation in the house. this nfiernoon 'come ,h license m- ss. dist in the city to attend the license vhen tho license district X' I m 'i for (onsi'.leration. N.wark 1. At Roehester-Baiiimore 3. ter 4. AMKKICAN" LEAGLK: At 1. St. ih. At Bosti At New Y.-rk 7. ,n_Dotroit 10. Boston 3. York-Cleveland 2. No ;