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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Library Dec 17 Ob Herald VOL I. LETHBRIDQC, ALIA., MONDAY, MAY II, ItOS NO. 134. PRESIDENT OF THE BANK DYING MINER KILLED AT FRANK Quebec Institution is in Bad Shape and Depositors May Lose All Montreal, May P. H. Roy, president of the Banque dc Jtjan which closc-U its doors the other day is ly- ing dangerously ill at St. John. The last rites of the church admin- istered to him today, investigation shows that the- affairs of the bank are in a much worse condition than at first stated and there is a likelihood of the depositors losing every cent of the they had on deposit. (Sptcii! to Htnid.) Frank, May accident oc- curred in the C. A. C. C. C. A. 8. mine today at 3 p.m. when Earnest Laurrne. (recently from France) was killed by the falling of the roof in the mine above mentioned where he was working. An inquest will be held. He leaves a young wife to mourn his loss. FOR BRITISH CHINAMAN HAS LEPROSY Austin, Man., May China- man suffering from Jeprosey, who broke quarantine here Friday was re- captured near Portage la Prairiv: to- day. He was brought back here to- night in charge of a constable and will be more carefully watched in the future. COLEMAN FORGING AHEAD Officers the Navy Their Way to This DAKOTA LAW NOT VAUD New York, May special cable from London to the NVw York Her- ald today says: The decision handed down in the Chancery court yesterday holding that a 'divorce secured in Da- kota was not valid in either Canada or Scotland.. By It 'Richard Stirling a resident of Jlritish Columbia, is de- prived of estates in Scotland worth DROWNED AT OTTAWA Ottawa, May P. Gamble a young newspaper reporter, and Au- brey Monk, a boy of eleven, were drowned at Black Rapids on the Rid- eau river this morning. Spending Money On Streets, Walks and Fire Dept. CHIEF JUSTICE ILL Ottawa, May Charles patrick, chief justice of the Supreme court of Canada is ill and has been in the hospital. C. R. R. RATES ON COAL New York, May the S. S. Louis which arrived from Southamp- ton today there were Major J. R. B. Graham, formerly of the British army and J. 0. Henry an English oil ex- pert, who are going to Canada to look over trie Dominion oil fields to ascer- tain their capability of furnishing fuel oil for the British Navy. "The British said Major Graham, "has used a great deal of American oil from the Texas fields, transporting it in its own tanks and steamers, and its marine experts, be- lieving that oil is to be the naval fuel of the future has determined to locate every supply that can be found under its own colonies, its idea for our own supplies under our control, is the possibility that if war were to break out, oil might be declared contraband of war and Great Britain without a supply of new fuel control- led at home would be in a serious plight." QUITS CHURCH TO ENTER FRAY Coleman, May. work has begun in Colenmn. A gang of men are busy repairing grading ami smoothing the streets, it being the object of the council to have thor- oughfares second to none found in tho towns of the west. To aid in this work they have bought a fine new road roller weighing Ibs. This will make- the streets not only level but almost as hard as asphalt built as they arc of a mixture of coal, ashes, gravel and earth, that when properly mixed will puck exceptional- ly hard and smooth. At the last meeting of the council too the building of more sidewalks was encouraged and the connection between First Avenue and Third St. This means the building of a long bridge from near the school property across the creek to the top of the hill, a distance of over one hundred feet. This will be continued ns a sidewalk along the oast of tho three blocks to connect with the present sidewalk corner of Main and First St. A sidewalk will also be built up the west .side of First Avenue opposite to where the new bridge heads across the c-reek to the top of the hill. Kasy access for the fire department will Taber Keeps Up the Agitation for a Square Deal Tabor, May board of trade met yesterday evening, when a large number of members attended, in ad- dition many gentlemen were present, representing the mining industry, namely, W. V. Kidd, Canada West Coal Co., Mr. Reynolds, Spokane out- fit, Woodpecker, .J. Howell, of the same company, John Marsh, Mr. Duncan Welsh firm, Mr. Huntroad, Consolidated Coal Mr. Duggari, Mr. Bullock, Mr. Ti is also understood that a letter was received from the Calgary Board o! Trade promising support and asking for information as regards the fight the local board is making in having the freights revised, so as-to give the mine owners down in this district the same chance as the freight com- petitors in putting their coal on the market in the eastern parts of the. country. One gentleman statrd that he was informed by a Winnipeg merchant that he cleared last season on States conl; that the coal in this OUR FRUIT TREES Since the Herald made mention of apple trees being in blooin, we have deluged with information of fruit trees in bloom all over the city. There are scores and hundreds of them in every part of the city, near- ly every man who has owned a resi- dence for two or three years having BASEBALL RESULTS NATIONAL: Saturday At R.H.K. Chicago ........................5.11.0 Brooklyn .......................0. 1.1 At Cincinnati- Cincinnati New York ......................2.8.2 Sunday At St. St. Louis........................1.2.1 Boston..........................2.8.0 At Pittsburg.......................0.7.3 Philadelphia.....................9.3.4 At Cincinnati........................3.5.1 New York At Chicago .........................4.6.1 Brooklyn........................3.7.1 AMERICAN: Saturday At Boston- Cleveland .......................4.8.2 Boston..........................1.3.2 At St. Louis ........................0.0.4 Philadelphia .....................1.4.1 At New York- Detroit ...........................G.5.2 New York .....................7.9-3 At Washington Chicago EASTERN LEAGUE: Saturday At Rev. D. C. Hossack Leaves Pastorate to Enter Politics Toronto, Ont., .May D. C. Flossaek announced his resignation from the pastorate of Deer Park Pros byterian Church tonight, his reason his intention to take an active part in a campaign for the abolition of the bar. He will run as an inde- pendent Liberal in North Toronto. WHEAT STANDS 22 INCHES HIGH It has always been the boast of Southern Alberta, that the opening of spring anri the seeding are always two to four weeks ahead of the other parts of the West. But this year it is three weeks ahead of itself, and in- cidentally, is correspondingly ahead of the rest of the West, or the East for that matter. Last Saturday, May was brought to the Herald office from the Kxporimental Farm, three miles east of here, samples of rye and winter wheat, which show the remarkable growth of this year. The wheav stood twenty-two inches high while i'.M rye wuj> no less than twenty-eight inches in height. These samples were taken from fields on the drv section of the farm IMPORTANT a number of trees in bloom. apple or In the other fruit course of the Herald's apple tree hunt, the in- formation was gleaned that Mrs. Dud was the first in the province o Alberta to have apple trees bearing fruit. That was a good many years ago but the trees are still bearing Lethbridge will be a famous fruit centre yet. .1.-.- .0.-.- Y. W. C. A. CAMPAIGN Winnipeg, May is and were not special samples either, as there are acres and acres just a.s good on the Experimental Farm on numerous farms around Leth- bridge. There are thousands of acres of just-such grain in this district. The abundant rains of the past days have provided all the moistun Mao Who Had Bm Chart d With a Note Woi Case at Mackod required ami with warm weather now charged, following, the growth will be more rapid than ever. Every prospect (Special to Herald.) Mucleod, Alia., May the Su- preme Courl a decision lias been giv- en in the case of lOd. Herring versus Union bank. Defendants had charged account of plaintiff with a note for S200 of which the plaintiff was the endorser. Plaintiff brought action to recover from th.-> hank the amount closing day of the Y. W. C. A. cam- paign for with which to erect its building. The big clock now reg- isters which leaves more to be raised today. Saturday was the best day of the campaign so far, the total receipts being of which J. C. Eaton, president of the T. Eaton company, gave This is the largest single subscription received. points to a very heavy yield and very early crop. Heavy and profitable a.s was the crop of last year that of this year bids fair to beat the it'cord set up. it and break Rochester Newark At Buffalo ..........................2.3.3 Baltimore .......................1.3.1 At Rochester- Rochester .......................1.8.5 Newark ...-......................2.3.4 At Toronto ..........................2.4.2 Providence- .....................1.4.5 At Montreal.........................3.-.- Jersey City......................0.-.- ARCHBISHOP'S TRIP Winnipeg, Man., May Boni- face Cathedral which was begun last year will be opened Octob.r 4th, the date of the feast of Holy Rosary. His grace Archibishop Langevin leaves to- morrow for an extended trip to Eu- rope for the benefit of his health but will be back in time for opening cer- emonies which will be. very impres- sive. BRACING UP THE PARTY WILL FIGHT IT OUT Ottawa, May Robt. Rog- ers, minister of public works of Man- itoba is in the citv. Premi r Roblin will be here tomorrow. They propose to fight 'with and encourage the Con- servative party to continue in the present deadlock. Roblin ad Rogrs Gone To To Uphold Bill Judgment was given plain- tiff with costs. Colin Macleod for jlaintifi, M. Campbell, defendants. ANEW CHURCH OPENED Westminster Metho- dist Church, North Ward Ottawa, May short truce of last wc't-k with respect to the de- bate in the Commons on the election bill has apparently resulted in little Lethbridge Methodism took a long advance step yesterday morning with the opening of the new church in the North Ward, known as Westmin- stor Church when the building was dedicated to the worship of God and handed over to the church by the trustees, Messrs. W. W. Neelands, Simi'l Jonos, Sr., C. R. Daniel, A. L. Foster and B. B. Hoyt. Added in- A DAY'S EVENTS IN LETHBRIDGE A practice match will be'played be- tween the Y. -M. C. tints furnished in cruse of fire am- district was equal every respect nng the thickly .settled portion of the town on the second bcnc'ti. They have also decided lo borrow been placed here. It. was arranged to what he rec-.ivcd frim the Slates but that for the extra cost of freight from this district or! rs would haev to be spent in reorganizing and more fully equipping the lire department and more fully equipping the firir de- partment and enlarging the present fire hall. The purpose .is to have a building large enough to be used as a town hall and if proper nrrange- iricnts can be made rooms will be fui- nisheti in which a permanent fire bri- gade will sloop. Cole-man has ver> few fires with practically no buildings destroyed by fire, but this will make "assurance doubly sure" and every- body feel safer. that the executive committee should The material for nil tho woodwork .11 ronnection with the new bridge, etc., will be obtained from Mr. flilison, who.has a-will K short distance from Coleman ami has fur- nished the lumber for most of the -new buildings that havo gone up and arc now going up this spring. To prevent nny. possibility of dis- ease, from unsanitary conditions, by order of the council each dwelling is to have n cess pool of the most ap proved pattern. This is n good step and one every town in tho west would well to take. confer with the mining operators and for this purpose the meeting was ad- journed to Monday evening next when the subject will be freely discussed and a statement prepared for submis- sion to the C. P. R. Mr. W. Douglas, president of the board of trade presided. On walking through different por- tions of the town you cannot but no- tice the great improvements that are made. The majority of the gardens are well laid out and fenced and seec sown. Many; patches are in to po- tatoes and vegetables and a good por tion in to varieties of flower seeds which are already peeping above the ground. Tn another month there is no doubt with a continuance of the present favorable weather, Tabor will look lovely. Dr. Chadwiek, V. S., drove to Leth- bridge on Thursday on business and returned on Sunday evening. and Press basc- at the Athletic Hatch Coons are adding to conveniences of their office. ONTARIO NOMINATIONS Xorth Rev. D. C. Hossack, Iwio.pendcnt Liberal. West Hastings Henry Pringle, Lib- oral. Centre Huron Andrew Porter, Con- Thos. McDonald, Liberal. Dr. John Carruthers, Liberal. West J. C. Elliott, G'c-n- coe, Liberal, instead of Duncan Ross, who will contest North Middlesex. West Hon. Thos. Crawford MINISTER'S TERRIBLE DEED Fairmount, W. Va.F May porarily insane, according to his own statement, the Rev. S. A. Coffman, 50 years of age, a prominent Methodist Episcopal clergyman, killed his wife early today by cutting her throat. A moment after the crime, he says he regained his senses and realized what he had done. He surrendered himself and was locked up. FUSILIERS HAVE CHOLERA London, May official tele- gram received by the India offices report1? 27 deaths from cholora. in the regiment of Munster Fusiliers, which a week ago was so.nt into the cholera and W. D. McPlurson, Conservative, camp from Moir. General Wilcox fore? is now operating against the Mohameds. COMMAND MARINE SERVICE Ottawa. May Kingsmill, of the Royal Navy, who was in Canada a couple of years ago, will join the Canadian marine service with the rank of rear admiral. McCOLL AGAIN Cobourg, Ont., May Commons Liberals. by West Northumberland >all teams tonight 'ark. Both club's should be well "rc- resented at the grounds. Mrs. W. H. Young, 19 Argyl-j vill receive tomorrow (Tuesday) in- stead of the 4th Tuesday nonth. Ban-hill postofTice, S.W. 22, 12, 21, 4, will opened June 1 with saac Wintori as postmaster. Mail will go by way of BowvLllc. R. B. Barnes, of Drinkwatcr, Sask., will be on thc Bank of Commerce staff while the staff are taking their holidays. Mr. Bulger, from Minnesota, went south Saturday morning to take up land at Warner, lie was accompan- ied by his fam5ly. The Greenwood Ledge says. Fred Stork, at one time mayor of Fernie., has opened a tin shop in Prince Al- and is running for the mayoralty there. Mrs. Robert Jones Whitln. of Win- nipeg has issued invitations for thc marriage of her daughter, Nora Anne to Crawford Richards, to take place in Broadway Church, Wednesday, June 3, the ceremony to -be followed by a reception on Ellswood street. G. W. Witting of Omemee. N. D.. has taken over the bowling alley from J. II. Wilson who is leaving the city on account of the illness of his wife. Thc alley will be put in first class shape by Mr. Witting. The Trusts Guarantee Company, Limited, Calgary, has been appoint- ed Administrator of thc estate of the late Nicholas Knderlcy, thc homestea- der who committed suicide near Reid Hill in March ln.st. Mr. Enderley was a successful farmer and hod a well equipped farm. Thc Quo Warrtnto in re Austin sus Sterling Williams, both of Carl- ston will be heard before Mr. Justin Scott in thc ensuing sitiings of the Supreme Court this week. Austin asks for the setting aside of elec- tion of Sterling Williams ns trustee nt Cardston on tho that there was no seconder his no- mination. Thc Musical Courier, of London, Kng., says of Maximillinn Dick, the violinist of Louise Brchany Company which will appear in this city at Wes- ley Church on Friday, May 22: "Mr. Dick, who appeared for the first time in London, proved to be a vio- linist of great ability, and delighted Jistcncrs by a masterly rendition in D Teams representing England and Scotland will .meet next Wednesday There is a beautifying sight to be- n'Bht on the football campus to do- hold in T. Macleod's garden. A cido the "international" champion- crab apple" live is to be seen there !sh'P of Lethbridgu. It is generally j loaded with hundreds of blossoms. {supposed that the Scotchmen will Miss Fili-b. of 'Toronto, waJUkc thc tm) lho whu in the city yesterday on her way to ,al'C Lhe IL wl11 ho to toiieh the summer school and remain with her brother I. F. Fitch. J. Jamcsburg was up .before Magis- chango in the situation. This week; t. rest was given by the presence of hostilities will begin again. The d Rev. James Allen D. D., of Toronto, b.ite will probably be resumed toinor-! general secretury of Home Missions, row. The government will make it who preached the sermon for the oo- perfectly clear just what the issue! casion. Tho service was conducted is between the two parties Rev. J. M. Harrison, pastor of clear up the many misrepresentations j Wesley Church, assisted by Rev. A. now circulating in the Opposition j A. Lyttle, the minister in charge of press as to what the Premier's propos- the mission. The church is a large od amendments to tho clause really structure, being forty by twenty-six means. but was none too large 'or ihe croud. In brief what -the government dcsir- which .numbered over two hundrr-.i "S and will insist on are fair election j and fifty, many of whom were from districts in Manitoba and British Wesley Church who had come over Columbia and the unorganized give the now congregation a good Major Stewart of the Field Battery has received word that the guns and carriages, the harness and clothing to equip the Lethbridge Battery have Irate Humphries Saturdnv afternoon t.. been shipped from Calgary to WttS not ae- on a charge of vagrancy. Several witnesses won- produced who showed that the arc-used was apparently en- gaged in non-peaceful occupation. Others had him gamble. Thc defence showed that he had worked for different ntizens. Thc case dismissed as the evidence was strong enough to show that the cused made ?iis living by gambling. The little sisters of St. Church purpose holding a tea at Uv Rectory Monday evening May from four to six in aid of the chmdi The children will provide pro ;rammc. There will Ixj a cau-.ly and work table. All arc welcome, t.'ome. and encourage the little sistors. Yesterday services in the Church were of a very na- ture having been conducted T-w. tricts of Ontario and Quebec. Tin- j sond-off. An fight bt-twccn the two pstrties pructi-i cally affects Manitoba_alono. Thc gov- 1 dollars appeal for over six realized to funds was huwlnd apply on i-rnmcnt simply proposes to h-aw the the iiuL-btedness of one thousand dol- whole fnusition of the alteration i lfirs incurred. The church, which revision oLthe lists in the Manitoba! formerly belonged to the Greek Ca- eonstitue.ncics to the non-parti.snn tholic church at Stafford, and the bridge. The battery will go into camp at Calgary on June 8th and will stay till the V.Hh. Stewart the commanding ofliccr, will start re- cruiting in a day or two. lie wants sixty men and thirty horses. The majority of Lhe teachers of the public schools are driving to Ray- mond to attend the Teachers' Insti- tute being held there today ami to- morrow. School will be continued in i drawal of clause one. have so the departments of the teachers who j not suggested any substitue for tribunal oL the country court judges, j lots were purchased from the A. K. Under the present system with pro--md I. Co.. who gave the trustees a vincial and federal constitu nci .s r. markably generous bargain. It has overlapping, it is admitted by hoen all repaired and furnished corn- sides that some means must be de- pletely. The elaborate floral decora- vts'j-d of legally and properly allocat- j tions and the handsome carpet on 'he ing the provincial lists the n's Dominion constituencies. present there is no provision in c- plat form added very considerably to At the appearance of the inside. A choir the dozen voices rendered good mus- law fo'r doing this, and the Opposition i ic. and materially assisted in the ser- vvhils: demanding the complete have not gone but" this afternoon and tomorrow there wili be school in the other departments. Those who went nre Misses Bennett. Shannun, Furse, Acldy, MnrDonald, Kobb, Pres- ton, McCulloch, Niimnons, KinnilAirjr. and Messrs. Hamilton and Davidson. government's plan. In addition the allocation of lists by the judges the government proposes that at the same time tho judg- s shall have power to add on any voters far I Rov. J. M. Harrison read the dedi- tlu> calory Bible lesson, offered the dedi to 'cat or y prayer, and. on behalf of the Methodist Church of Canada, receiv- I cd the Church from the hands of the trustees. Allen's sermon bisod on G. n. that should.-properly br> on the lists; 15. I and 2, was a model for depth or striko off jaiy whose names an- inland breadth of thought, for fitting ap- Father Lacomhe preached at both j properly on the lists. Tho contention plication, and purity of diction. Alter the services at St. Patrick's venter- of tho government as born out by Anting tho position of A brain when the during the debate is ho had defeated his envious despoil- that the Roblin government has us d ''rs. ho stated that the British Em- ami is using its control to disfranchisi- piro of today has the same work aa bundreds-oi To Abram in his time, namely, to be the tho rights of all electors and to in- moral reformer of the world. The ex- suro that every elootor who has a torna! obstacles to the p.-rformance right to vote sh.HiM be plac d on tho of this work were the nature and ex- a trio, the words and music of wns--.hjeran of eighty years, to tho i list, the government asks tho Oppo- tent of her territory, tho character of were Mr. Bern's own -on. j mnni he is not. able to go. I I sition to consent to tlto absolutely fair tho various peoples of the empire, Messrs. McPhi-o and VanValin snr.t? .1. shall go mvself." The bishops ot i proposition of taking tho whole mat- find the jealousies of the other na- Quebec are very anxious that h Bean, singing Evangelist frr n 'day and returned to Pinchor Colville, Mr. I lean :l this morning. Next Sunday he two soul-stirring addresses xo large turns to Muck-mi lo take the congregations. crowded house ing of Mr. Valin and Don McPhcc as iher tnnt Sunday. '-Km." said the vet In the eyenli" A, -or tnc priest there. listened to the js in very "nod n, Raymond to go to servces The latter wh health, expects lo duet. At the close of the service young man expressed a de-sire It, .1 should go east this summer to tak the Christian life. This is the four h .njs n in tho Torcenturv tor out of tho control of tho officials tions. But the real danger lies with- spoeially appointed by iihor tho fed-, in. The lust of wealth and the tnuU eral or tile provincial government., in it endangers the nation. The consecutive Sunday that thc class 'celebration but he will not go. T rooms in had to lv the Baptist thrown open. Church" :i.we Hoth >ast x- i this proposition the Opposition sential thing is manhood and this vmv "undying hostility and be taught our children and our I1! judges simply immigrants. Power does not lie even and people are rejoicing in their nos I Ward was yesterday after- 'have the right to allocate the lists in a fine political constitution, much sundav school in connection with tno ncxv Church in Xorth i perity. Mr. (1. A. Stevens, proprietor and manager of the Hijou Theatre came in on thc truin Saturday afternoon from making one of his weekly trips v.'il, M. P., was renominated for thcLf t- '____ ._ of fine concerto [minor, and the popular Perpetu X by Reis." noon, nbouty sixty being present. The Pastor, A. A. Lytle, assisted bv W. Jordan, superintendent of Wesley Church Sunday School who conducted the organization. Kight to Okotoks. Mich River and Mncleod. id asses organized, including a He has completed a regular moving picture route to take place one night in each plnce every week. We can assure the people of these towns that they will treated to one of thc most fascinating and finest shows ev- er put on the road as Mr. Stevens shows nothing that will bo objection- to nny lady or gentleman and if the packed houses he has had ev- ery night nro anything to go hy he .will surely large audiences in these enterprising towns. in the numbers of our our The bad of the nation must be and nothing more, and if they do not g t tlvir way, they declare thoy will block supply for an indefinite time. changed or it will drag the good to Hon. Robert Rogers arrived in Ot- its own level. This is the work of the tawa yesterday with the avowed pur- j church. of stiffening th Bible class, primary class c Oposition leaders and intermedia t> classes, three of which were boys and three girls. The fol- lowing compose the staff of the new school: Mr. J. Tor- rance, secretary-Iron surer Mer- cer, organist, Mr. Jones. Teachers Bible class. Mr. .1. McKnight; prim- ary, Mrs. Boulton; intermediate. Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Redding, Mrs. S. Jones, Miss McCulloch. Mr. J. Cooper. The school will meet every Sunday after- noon at 3 o'clock. backs of tho making th< m The evening by Rov. V A. was conducted whin another hold out apninst a compromise of any congregation was out. The new venture starts out with splendid pros- kind. Premier Roblin comes tomorrow to back him up.Thoy do not want tloiri chief weapon against the Liberal ean-j the opinion is growing that didates in Manitoba taken aw.iy. the government's calling the Opposi- Federal Conservatives, j bluff wil shortly result in a more Some of are wavering a.s to thr ad- conciliatory and reasonable frame of visnbiiity of maintaining the right on thoir part in tho near future wrong no surrender attitude too long. fear the common sense of tho with tho rosult that a treaty of will bo signed and then bj sent to poople will not support them, conse- committeee. ;