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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL t. LETriBRJDGE, n t pi A it i If f-. NO TAFT SWEEPS THEWESTERN STATES Carries all the State tins HeU-A Strug Caudate Butte, May Mon- Republican convention to- day indorsed the policies of President Roosevelt and instructed its delegates to vote for Secretary Taft. Macon, Ga., Repub- lican convention elected four dele- gates at large to Chicago. They are uninstructed but individually, three of them are said to favor Secretary Taft, the fourth being said to favor Governor Hughes. Spokane, Washington, May An unexpected feature of the Wash- ington Republican state convention today was the adoption of a local op- tion plank by a vote of 506 to 258. The convention instructed the delega- tes to vote for Taft. Portland, Ore., May eight delegates to the Republican convention were instructed for Sec- retary Taft today at the state con- vention. Sacramento, May un- -expected feature of the Washington Republican convention today was the adoption of a local option plank by u vote of 506 to 258. The convention instructed the delegates to vote for Tuft. The Republican State convention oi North Dakota have nominated Taft. The license commissioners met yes- terday to consider applications for licenses. All the applications were granted except that of Geo. Houk Co., tor wholesale license. The Union Hotel of Taber was granted only three month's extension when another ap- plication must be presented and the commissioners convinced that the complaint of the inspector has been remedied. The license formerly held by M. E. Roy was transferred to A. L. Roy. The other licenses in Leth- bridge and Taber were granted. The application of John Ell for a license at Grassy Lake will be considered at Macleod on the 36th. U.SM1AUSTS NOMINATE DEBS UNIONISTS HOLD THE SEAT London, May bye-election in the north division of Shropshire to fill the vacancy in the House of Commons coused by the death of W. S. Kenyonslany, has resulted in tlte return of the Unionist candidate, Beville StUnier, by a majority of The Unionists have h Id this seat for nearly twenty-five years. As TWir Candidate for the Presidency of the United Suies Chicago May Socialists in National convention last night adopt- ed a platform after a long debate. As soon as the platform was adopted the convention preceded after midnight to select a candidate lor the presidency. The name of Eugene V. Debs, of In- diana and A. M. Simmons, of Chicago, were placed before the delegates. Phil Calgary of Missouri, presented the name of Debs in a speech, assail- ing President Roosevelt for his desirable citizens" claring him the EARTHQUAKE IN N. S. Yarmouth, N. S., May most perceptible shock of earthquake was felt here at midnight. Houses trem- bled and loud claps of thunder ac companied the shock.. No damage is reported. WILL KEEP UP FIGHT Ottawa, May Oppo- sition in caucus this morning decided to still stick to their determination to fight the elec- tion bill. un- remarks and de most despicable coward the world has ever known. He- denounced Secretary of War, Taft for having drunk the health of the Czur of Russia. He also cast aspersions at J. Bryan. Mr. Seymour, of Chicago, proposec the name of declaring that Debs 'was physically unfiit to make the race. This remark caused the supporters of Debs to burst forth ir a pandemonium of speech. Debs received the nomination. Benjamin Hanford of New York was nominated fof vice president. SUIT OF INTEREST TO HE FARMED SUPREME COURT NEXT WEEK NO BOOZE FOR MINERS Pittslwrr, Pa., May 14.-- The H. C. Frick Coal company has ordered into effect a new code of ruks governing its mines and miners, tin- most remarkable provision of which is the prohibition of thy com- pany "s miners from drinking whether on duty or off. ARMOURS TO START BIG STORES LADY DALY DEAD Halifax, May Daly, wife of Sir Mahichi Bowes Duly, former Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, lied after a lingering illness. Shu was 68 years of age. J. W.lMEY'S m IDEA Airs His Annexation Views at a Dinner in New York TAPPED TILL AT MACLEOD fVitt Compete with the Retail Butchers of Eng- land Ois Wednesday night, the til! of thf: Macleod station was tapped and taken. A description of the suspect- ed person was sent out and last night Constable Gillespie gathered in a fellow by the name of Krnest Hay. s, who answered the description and who rode in from Macleod on a freight yesterday. lie was locked up in the barracks on the charge nl steal- ing a ride until the Macleod officials can see whether he is their nun or not. He wub without money but claims to have lost while riding MINNESOTA IS BRYAN State Convention Has Governor Johnson their Support Macleod, the Court before Chief Justice Sifton yes- terday most of the facts -of the case of Ainerican-Abcll Engine .Co. versus .Isaacson Brothers were brought out in thc evidence of George Isaacson, the secretary of tho firm and Frank Isaacson, the engineer. The case is being tried by a jury, which is com- posed of Messrs. C. C. Rhodes, D. L.. Murison, .1. McCarthy. J. A. Struth- crs-, C. H. Baker ami R. Dilworth. Tho defendants arc four brothers, George, William and Frank Isaacson and their brother-in-kiw. They nrc homesteaders twenty miles from where they have a section and- a. quarter of land. The plaintiffs arc represented by Norman McKcnzie K.C., of Regina, thc solic- itor for the company and W. M. Campbell of Macleod and the defend- ants by Colin Macleod oi Macleod. In stating his cose to the jury, Mr. McKenzic related that in January, the defendants had signed a contract (o purchase A thirty horse- power plo'-irh'ng engine from .the com pany for and later had sign- ed three notes in payment. Since then the engine has remained in their possession but nothing has been paid on it for they claimed that the ma- List of Civil Cases to be Heard by Judge Scott York, May of the Dominion were sounded with no un- certain note at the annual banquet of the Canadian Club at the hotel Astor tonight. Speaking to the topic "Canada of Chas. Marcil, de puty speaker of the House of Com mons at it was Can ada's destiny. to; become one of th two great nations of the sterr World. Hugh GuthrieJ member of the Can adian Parliament, from Ontario, whi had for his toigc, "The Last Circa paid tribute to the marvellous wheiftt producing lands of the Canadian, ifortluvcst territory. Other speakers- at the banquet, which was attended by about 300 Canadians them, residents of New York, iifcluded Ambassador Bryce, George Blaekstock, K.C., of Toronto; J. W. Longley, of Halifax, N. Governor D.C. Fraser, of Halifax; Robert George McPherspn, of Vancouver. During British airs wore sung enthusiasm. London, May W. Bow- rman, who represents the nii'at tnar- district in the House of Commons las notified Winston Churchill, pres- ident of the Board of Trade of his intention to question him in the House on May 18th, regarding what legislative or he pro- poses to take to prevent the Armours of Chicago from establishing in thin country retail stores for the purpose of supplying, meat direct to the con- sumer. This query is bas-.d on the state- ment that the Armours fire calling up of new capital for the purpose of dotting London and the provinces with their own retail stores, this idea being to avoid the tolls and charges levied at thc Smithfi -Id mar ket. Mr. Bowennan claims that the putting into effect of this scheme will destroy the business of the Eng- lish butchers and meat salesmen, who will not b.; able to compote if the American packers are permitted to trade on such terms. the train. GRITS STAY BY THE BILL Ottawa, May tended Liberal caucus thin morning I it was decided to accept the Opposi- lion's challenge to fight'el ciioii bill.! This afternoon the government will place the issue squarely b far country by endeavoring to get .supply again. St. Paul, Minn., May Democratic convention today formal- ly endorsed John A. Johnson, as pres- idential candidate and at the same time by a vote of 772 to 106 refused to declare in favor of William Jennings Bryan as second choice. Cheyenne, Wyo., May Democratic state convention today selected delegates to the national con- a largely at-' vention and instructed them for William J. Bryan. the into Yesterday evening the home of Mr. and Mrs. J lurry Chard was the scene lo a quiet wedding when CJeorge 15. Weller, bookkeeper in thc A. H. I. WUH united in the of 'matrimony to Florence Rush I arrived in the morning from home in London, Kng. The cere- I'res-'mony was performed by Rev. William SALE OF LIQUOR Toronto, May ID. If absolut hihition cannot be obtained, th byterian synod of Toronto and Keid. pastor of the Kuptist Church, oi ,in annual session here' today ex- ilils city. .Mr. and MVs. will ssed itself in favor of the sale of reside on Hound St. chinery was useless had been ploughing with it in 1906 and although they and threshing 1907. They had taken money for the work but yet claimed damages because it was unsuitable. Macleod in presenting his clients' side of the case claimed that thc engine was not according to the eluding his case. From the examina- tion, of discovery, he placed in court the sworn evidence of thc defendants acknowledging 'h- cot tract to take tho machine, delivery and receipt of the machine, the using of the nachine, and that no payments had been made on it. George Isaacson, dilest of the the brothers, and tho general manag- er of the concern was called as the first witness for the defence and was in the box for nearly four hours. They bought the engine from Ahnable Chaplin of Clarusho'.m who guaran- teed it to he suitable for ploughing and- capable of drawing ploughs. Hearing reports of the failure of some of thc engines of this make he wrote his fears to the company who replied on Feb. 3 that the'engine was already on the way nhd was alright every particular. Witness then re- luted the story of the unloading of the engine, of its leaking badly on its first trip, and a long story of breaks and failures as well ns delays in getting repairs. The company's exports, Cooper and Brooks, came se- veral times to repair the engine. At one time Mr, McDonald, the general manager, told them the company would fix the engine right. The ex- perts did not give the engine a very good nnmo. Scott, a general agent for the company, promised that if they, would keep the mackim- and do as well as they could with it, the company would trade it for a new 1907 -.model, 26 h.p. as soon as it was completed. They, kept the en- gine on this and other promises by The sittings of the Supreme court will be held here by MrJustice Scott, commencing next Tuesday, May 19th. The civil docket is heavy but the criminal docket promises to be light. The civil list is Holt vs. Farrell, postponed from vs. Burn and under an contract, they had not received value for the notes as the engine contract- ed for had not been delivered, and hence they deny the default of any payments. As a counter claim they naked for for loss of time, for expenses incurred and for loss of business. The company had ajrcwl to replace the faulty engine with an- other set dene so. The plantifTs denied, that notice had been given that the engine would be return cd, their agreement to replace the ma chincry, that the defendants had not bec-n able to work, or have lost con- tracts, or suffered any loss. Hut the defence will prove all these.-.They no- tified Die company of the defects and experts were sent to patch it up. The agents. Under cross-examination by Mr. Kenzie, witness letter he wrote admitted that the the company could last sitting of the court, a claim for balance of account of s.v- eral dealings, the chief being the sale of certain cattle. L. M. Johnstone for plaintiff, W. C. Simmons for de- fendant. Tuller vs. Dobbin, a claim resulting from a real estate deal, left over from last sitting of the court. C. F. Harris for plaintiff; Conybearc Jones for defendant, Whitney ives Home, a claim of agreement for the sale, of certain land near Lethbridja. W. C. Ives for plaintiffs and Jones, Nichols Pea- cod (Calgary) for defendants. Kirkham vs. Brown Chamberlain, a district court case that has been sent up for trial in Supreme- court. Tinsley vs. Canada West Coal "Co. W. C. Simmons for plaintiff; Jon s Nichols Pescod for defendants. A claim for damages for injuries received by the plaintiff while in thc employment of the defendant company and which were, he claims, a result of negligence on the part of the de- fendants. Bennett vs. Wilson, W. C. Ives for plaintiff; Jones, Nichols Pescod for defendants. This is an action arising out of thc criminal case against Y. 8. Shepard brought by Mrs. Munroe at the last sitting of the court in Lcthbridge. On the suggestion of Mr. Justice Beck, the criminal pro- cedings were discontinued on the ac- cused assigning his interest in the land bought from Mrs. Munroe and Ed. McKcnzie to C. V. Bennett, Su- preme court clerk, as trustee for the parties. This was done and a writ Justice Longley'. subject was "The Relation Between Britain and the United sprung a on his hearers by expressing the opinion that Canada would not always remain a depend- ency of the British crown. Ambassador Bryce, in a certain sense, took issue with him, saying he believed the patriotism of Can- adians, and their feelings towards Great Britain were never stronger than now. CANS WHIPS THE BOER Won Out in the Eleventh Round at San Fran- cisco liquor being plaee'd under the direct control of governim-nt LOGAN TO THE SENATE AN' KDMON'TOX WICDDING 'The marriage of Mr. II. MUtoiOlivr tin to IMiss Beatrice Beck, daughter oi' Mr. .Justice Heck, lakes place nl St. -Joachim's church, Kdmonton', on .lulv "2nd. Ottawa May is stated here ihni Hancv J. Logan, M. l'.r for Cumberland. N. S. will prohibly be appointed to the Senate. TAFT Minot, X. May Kcpub- liean state convention o[ North Da- kota elected eijrht delegates to the national convention :it Chicago and instructed them for Taft. LAURIER SCORES A LOOKS RATHER BLUF FOR THAW Poughkeepsie, X. Y., May ry K. Thaw, who is seeking by hab fns- corpus proceedings to obtain his freedom from the state asylum for the criminal insane at Mattexvan was declared by district attorney Jerome's experts toihry t-> be insane. Dr. Carlos testified thai Thaw is an in- curable paranoiac whos confinement in demanded by consideration of pub- lic safety and Amos L. Baker as- serted from his observations made in the asylum that hft was of the op- inion that Thaw would endanger pub- lic SJlfrtV if freed. not be considered as a cancellation of the order. He admitted doing worth of work with thc engine dur- ing 1906 and 1907 but claimed thai it took all that to pay expenses, tir- ed help, and repairs. He admitted writing a letter to thc Canadian Threshcnr.an in T906 of thc good work they had been doing with thc engine which did not need much repairing but in writing for newspa- pers one dirt not tell -the exact facts. They had promised to make payment of the notes on account of the pro- mise of Scott that whatever they paid would apply on thc new company requested thc defendants to j j i _i i On thc same supposition, thcv keep the machine and had led the1 ______ defendants to bolieve that thc torms e had mortgage of on their issued against Arnold E. Wilson of Calgary, for payment of the balance of the purchase money due under his ngmfMiifnt, with Shepard. Houk vs. Parry, C. F.Harris for plaintiff. W. C. Ives for defendant. This is an action brought by G. Prestley Houk against H. M. Parry and John McB. Shively for the re- covery of two horses, a cab, and sot of harness, which be claims were tak- en out of his possession by Parry, as chief of police, and delivered to Shively and also for damages for de- tention of the same. Clara Saunde.rs and Samuel A. Johnson have since the issue of the writ been added as defendants. ASSESSMENT OF THE CITY The assessment for the city has been totalled up o r's left eye with a right hook, lu the second round had sightly 'he better of it. His right caught 3ans f'li the jjiw as tin' latter was coming in. The third round was a little in fa vor of who got in some good punches. The fourth round was Cans'. Ht floored with a left uppercut the Boer was down for tb- count of five. In the fifth Gans solved the Boer's style of fighting and easily hold his man off, occasionally plant- ing his left to the face. 'It was Gnns round. At the end of the sev. nth had A big lead ami it looked at this .stagt as if it would be easy sailing although the Bof-r seemed not to have weaken- ed greatly. Round tight: Gans beat his man hard and the Boer was compelled to stall. He seemed a bit we.ik as lu took his chair. Mi the tenth floored the Boer for the count with.a right in the pit o the stom.icli. In the t-leveiith Gans floored tin Boer and the latter came up and so dazed lie could not see. Th referee, then stopp.d the fight aiu declared Gans the winner. I an increase million. This i- a pood increase, es- pecially when it is consider d that tho assessment was not undo on boom prices i; was last yr-ar. assessment for school purposes not boon made up yet. Nelson tt Fraser uill dissolve pa nership on -Tune Fraser re firm. (Mi Mondii commence ;i big cnsl groi'i-ries ami crockery. Thi will mrtke an iinporljinl jinnounc m.nt in tomorrow "s Ilcraid that will convince people that the prices in oi goods are being r-'.iugh- tered as never were. Iveioiv. OPPOSITION Ottawa. May a matt T of lourteriy and in tlie hope that sob r ifumd though might induce a more frame of mind on :i pur- jliud opposition, tiie' govern men t to- lay acceded in -the Opposition's re [iiest for a cessation of hostilities ind comparatively 11011 contentious were in agviulii the day's ittinp of the House It was a triKv courtesy, yet as matters develop il o'liy served to tin nasty tamper of the Opposition. Any of amicable relations w.i.1 imekly dispelled by Hon. G. lv i-Yister. who affected great concern oi the possible protection of .'ne inquiry into the charges affi ctinu .lie marine and fisheries department swing to Mr. Justice Cassels' decis- ion to give lirst attention to bis cmirt luties. A f ".v weeks ago Mr. Koster'H dt-sire seemed tin- inquiry about 1. bv Mr. f-.ist enough frilinsm DCC1M of tho contract would be carried out. It hart been kept at their request and they had ready to return the machine at any time. Mr. was not long in con- land, to partly pay for the engine, and for a separator they had bought from thc company. The evidence of Frank Isaacson, the chief engineer of the outfit, was large- ly corroborative, LEADING MONTREALLER DEAD Montreal, May Dillon, vice-president of tht> Gould Cold Storage company and one of tho best known Methodists in this city died suddenly today aged seventy years. WOMAN TO RUN IN TORONTO At NATIONAL': '2, St. Louis 5. Brooklyn AMERICAN: 1. New Toronto. May Brett Mar- tin, one of Toronto's Lading lady lawyers will opp.-so Hon. Dr. Pyne. minister of education in Toronto Kast. at the forthcoming provinci.il elec- tions. Miss Martin is the first wo- man in the hi-tory of the Dominion to bo r.ominat'd for Parliamentary {0. honors. At New York 3. At 0, Phila- delphia 1. At 4. St. Louis 0. NORTHERN: At be discredit undertaken Justice Oissels ;md to pblCt 5u its way. but today h- t" be consumed with aux- it Was proC-'edilJL' from this .vhat he could cull the inaction. its'-lf censure on oiber frrounds and tin pj-einier >iid not fail t' Had sought to place tb- for the delay on the shoulders cf the L'oVel'limelU. Why "lad they appointei! a d pnty to do the work and let tin- inquiry pro c-ed- he ask .L Thi- wn> just tiie oppoitunity Wilfrid wuH'd. KOI dr.ys. he. said, thc ir-ivriiment ivi-i i. i n e'ldeavorin? to iret will "i the nn iiie ofxiiT ]1 ip'T. .Mid among a liill aire'ndiu? 'hat the ret'i-tr.ir of the nuL'ht t.tk" over the dii'ii Mr. Justic Tiii'.e and time trovTiini'Tjl had romnvnced proceed wi'.L the-. bills and to secure the appropriation necebs.iry to carry lb- Imsiiie.-s o thi> country and at every s'ep the} been met with d liberate ob.-'truc tion. H had been delay in urc.iir.n with the inquiry rested on the but on th-- bill which would expedite tin was rea'ly w ]HJt throuf-'b as >h'- provid1 This declaration n At C, Fargo f the obstructionists w.is complete. The liist was given to Hon. A. Aylesworth's bill to make pro- vision for llie payment of annual sal- uies to the judges to be appointed tt ihe court -if in the province 'f British Columbia, as follows: ..'Ilief Justice of i hive Justices of Appeals, each The first reading given the bill introduced by the Hon. Mr. Oliver (ii-oviding for the payment to the pro- of Alberta anrt Saskatchewan i certain monies known as an in- Mirance fund, which accumulated in he bauds of the government, when t controlled tiu- operations of the land titles act in the territory now em- 'irae.-d in thene two provinces. It .vas the practice to impose a ainall lax on every land transaction to form .i fund out of which might be paid my claims arising out of mistakes iccuirinir under the operation of the let. By the autonomy bills the new .irovinces assumed the operation of lie land titles aet and also assumed ivsponsibilijy for claims, so, as the minister explained, this fund should transferred to them. The fund .o be dealt with totals and will be divided according to earning "ii transactions in each pro- vide.-. He unable to say what amount woulil go to each. personnel of the special com- mittee of the House which will in- tit" iinancial relations oi th- Dominion government to th.- Que- bec Bridge company was announced by the premier today as followes: Monk (Jacques Barker Walsh Ciusho'.m (An- (iidliher and Maclean lion. Frank Oliver's bill to author- e the exchange of certain school tid.-: in ?he West for other Domin n land> was given a third reading. ir. bill to amend tho Yukon l.uvr mining act was reported from (iiabam's bill to re- i.iilway was reading. A provision allows a single to hold inquiries and bonnl. can take 11..n. tile i iveu ii iliin! rte.i the the wa- che--red by tl in respect thiTeto it may sec fit. The bill to amend the exchequer MM' ti> provide for nlief of ,'ii.ig" CassHs, which c.mseci a debate iii she .sirly part of the session, was r -ached in the evening and received Liberal members, and the discomfiture a third reading. ;