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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. LETMBRIDGE, AL'TA., T H U.R S D A Y MAY 21, 1108. NO. 137, NOT SUPPOSED TO COME BACK Govemw-Generak Never Visit Canada After Term Has Expired TENSION AT OTTAWA NOW DISAPPEARING House of Commons Got Down to Work Yesterday and Passed a Number of Es- of Mounted Police. Ottawa, Ont., May the Sen- ate yesterday in reply to a question by Senator Macdonald, of British Co- lumbia, who asked if the government had acted upon his suggestion that former governor generals of Canada be invited to visit the Dominion at the Quebec celebration. Hon. R. W. Scott said that there was an unwrit- ten law, but one which had never been broken that a governor general should never visit Canada after his term had expired. Ottawa, May political "cri- convinced that the ballots had disap- .sis" arising out of the deadlock of' peaivd prior to the death of Mr. La- the past fortnight, in connection with mothe. He would be pleased to have the election bill, seems to be gradu- ally growing less critical. There were no specific developments today to warrant any definite statement that the situation had materially changed, but there is an evident feeling on both sides of the House that the pres- ent issue is not one which would war- rant the dissolution of Parliament with much of the important part of the sessional agenda still practically untouched. On the one hand the government is anxious that the pub- lic business of the country should not! gunce. an inquiry uud would move in tho House tomorrow that the matur be referred to a committee on privileges and elections or to a special com- mittee.' if so desired. The House then went into committee of supply on the. Mounted Police, estimates. Mr. Foster raised the question of Beading Capt. Bernier up to assert Canada's juris-' BODY OF MRS GUINNESS FOUND Coroner at Laporte Renders an Official Verdict on Big Mystery ImL, May has midi-red an ndieiat verdict DEFENCE HAS ASKED FOR A NON-SUIT In the Case of Tiruley vs. Canada West Coal and Coke Co. for Damages but the Judge Would Not Grant the Request In tho case of Tinsley vs. The Can- ada West Coal and Coke Co., before Justice Scott in the Supreme court yt-.stcrtiay the taking of evidence' was continued. Thomas Williams, mine foreman, mine man- ager, and is now Superintendent of the Hillerest mines at Hillcrest, and was in charge of the new incline at the time of the accident. The level part of the tipple was about twenty diction in northern waters. In his l'K' adult female body found! feet long. The car was brought to a view tlie Mounted Police were lJu' Guineas home afi.-i- tin- (ire on the work and the sending of Capt. April 28lh, to be Mrs. Oum-s.s. The Bernier was an unnecessary extrava-1 verdict is that she cam.- to her death i through felonious homicide, the per- NEW BISHOPS Baltimore, M. May Dr. Wm. F. Anderson, of New York, and Rev. Dr. John L. Nuelzon of Na'st Theological Seminary, Bera, were elected bishops of the Methodist Episcopal church upon the second ballot. YOUNG FARMER SUICIDED Indian Head, May Himm, a young farmer living in the Sunny Slope district suicided today by shooting himself with a shotgun. He was an Englishman and leaves a wid- ow and family. WOMEN WANT DOWER RIGHTS SIGN TO SCRAP San Francisco, May Gans and Battling Nelson last night signed articles for a forty-five round battli to take place in this city on the after- noon of July 4th. MARKEL, THE LETTER WRITER Medicine Hat, May Jacob Merkel, head of the Dreamers has written threatening letters to the wit- nesses in the recent trial and an ef- fort will be made to reach him for using the mails for this purpose. be unnecessarily embarasscd by a! The premier's reply was that Capt. thereof being to thc coronr continuance of the present impass. i Bernier went further north than do The Liberal members while not con-! the Mounted Police. He pointed out} ceding by any means the right of a that Canada hud lost Skagway minority to dictate terms "of peace, through a failure to assert her juris-! ire willing to accept now as they have: diction there, been all along, any proposal for anj Mounted Police Pay imendrnent to the contentious clause j In reply to another question by Mr. the bill that will not jeopardise Foster, Sir Wilfrid stated Sas- right of the Manitoba electors irres-j katchewan and Alberta each paid pective of party. On the other annually towards the keeping Opposition members, after soberly up of the Mounted Police in the two sizing up the situation, are concluding i provinces. It was one-third of the that they are not so ready for an ap- cost. peal to the country on the issue John Herron, Alberta, added a plea they have pretended. The common j for better pay for the Mounted Police, sense of the public once the issue is: tie also criticized the suia'lness of thoroughly understood, is a factor! the reward offered for the discovery they are beginning to -reckon with j Of the murder of the Mounted Police- ind their more reasonable frame of' man, who was recently shot at Frank. aiind was-evidenced today'in a less! On the latter point, the premier re-1 Sask., May lie women facetious obstruction resulting in the plied that the force were limited by tho of Saskatchewan to- passing of a considerable amount of. the law to as a reward. On a to Present Petition to Saskatch- ewan Legislature New Election Law Vhitehousc and other members of the Michel United Mine Workers of Am- of breaking contracts were tried lere today before J. H. McMullen. The three charges were taken individ- ually. Sevc-ral witnesses gave evi- lence, including the superintendent and foremen in the mines. TRe strike was caused by a man iarhed Harry Merchant being dis- :hargtd and the company refusing to re-instate him. The trial will be con- tinued tomorrow. DEAL SAID TO BE CLOSED bulance. He was then in rather bad shape, and the fracture was a si-vw one. The break was comparatively clean but the muscle was' badly bruis ed. Blood poisoning was present and at one time there was of his losing the leg. The bone knit well A BRIDGE AT EDMONTON Edmonton, Alta., May cent- j raT low level bridge, across the- Sas- i katchewan at tho end of First street. slope framing timber on the day of but il Wlls imposible to keep it he accident. He saw how the cars' straight. The leg is now useful but southern side a" Thc Cross of St. George floats high over that of St. Andrew, and the prickly beauty of the thistle, for the present at least is surpassed by the rose of England. Several hundred people were on the square last night to sce tho Scotch English internation id football match, and saw thc stur- dy champions of Scotland go clown to rlefeat before thc Southron four goals to one. The game was fast ami clean but at nearly every stage of thc game the white shirts had thc best of the argument. Sumner played his usual star game in Soul, the only score against him being on a penalty kick. Ferris and Firlh were almost impreg- nable. Smith. Chcswick and Ash- croft on the half back, line fed the forwards well besides materializing a strong defence. The forwards were fast, playing with a dash and accur- acy that was hard to withstand. Thc whole team playexl a pood combina- tion and were always on the bail. Thc Scots did not play well togeth er, were slow in getting away, ami inaccurate in passing. Individually they were strong but as a team they were not equal to their opponents. Oarr ami Biimiu up a strong de- fmre until the letter's Injury put rainc nnd disorganized him the team. The game was quite even until Rinru'c and Filmer collided 'nec- essitating the retirement of both. The first game was. ail English, Fnirbrothcr finally doing the trick. Tho .seroiid game was long and even- ly contested, each team having its full share of the play. Both goal- keepers made sensational savo and it was not until thc scrand half was well spent that left forward Smith put a swift bounder past Carr and nntl Craig. Holbcrton scored thc third in short order. Tn a few min- utes, thc Scots got their only goal on a penalty, and within a few min- utes of time headed ano- thpr in after a very pretty of work in which Ferris, Chiswlck and Fairbrother prominently. A. J. .Tones fulfilled the onerous duties of umpire in a very satisfac- tory manner. Scotland: Goal, Craig backs, Carr, llinnie; halfbacks, Mac- legislation in respect to the -bonds, but the proper machinery had not been available. The second object arises from the recent judicial decis- cron. ions in England to the effect that when bonds are pledged, they are deemed to have issued find the power to issue them cc-ases. The bill would make it clear that the pledging of the bonds will not interfere with the right to sell later. Mr. Fielding said these judgments may af- fect the other compani s and general legislation may be required later on. The third object of tho bill is to fa- cilitate erection of tho railway and avoid the delay by providing that the j government may issue a letter of cred- it to the G.T.P. for an amount not exceeding one million dollars, out of the proceeds of the guaranteed bonds. The expenditure of this money must be limited to the objects set forth in the act respecting the N. T. R. and must be duly accounted for. If it is found that the money has been used for other purposes it must be made good. The Grand Trunk, the parent company will be made responsible for any money wrongly spent. In reply to questions put by Dr. Sproule, and Mr. Foster, Mr. Fielding said this arrangement does not cre- ate nny new obligations or add to any former obligations. The letter of credit would not bo chargeable against the consolidated funds or constitute an advance to the company. with creased trousers." It is rather hard to keep the trou- sers creased with only one suit for rain or shine, commented Mr. Berg- liulo cast the- bank below Richie's mills is a possibility of the irar fu- ture if the iirrancoments with refer- ence to the i ruction of a high level briclee are not completed at on early They have rain cloaks said Mr. Lemieux .Iu all votes for were pass- GETS THE CONTRACT Winnipeg, Man., May is j stated here on reliable authority today i that Peter Lyall Sons, the big con-i tractors of Montreal, who' 'built the i C. P. R. Hotel and depot here have been awarded the contract for the Fort Garry Union Depot in Winnipeg to cost in the neighborhood of a million and a quarter dollars. Woman While in a Box Car Gave Birth to a to EXPRESS WRECKED Oakland, Cal., -May s.'cond j section of thc Southern Pacific hnvin" {K'y railroad fare ?so. known as the Oregon Express, j was wrecked at Pinole last night. 0m were being dumped that. day. The lext day on Mr. Dixon's orders: he put in a block at the top of the slope to make it impossible for a car to get lown the slope. Charles Sevoir, the teamster at the not strong aud is not likely to be any b'tter1 than-it is 'now. Regarding the hernmorrhnge, wit noss said that he and Dr. Mewburn had examined and found a hard lump A portion was sent away for examin- For Transfer of the "Toronto Will Become the Conservative Organ and Issue Morning Edition After July I Toronto, May Telegram Hays: That "The News" is changing hands is a story which becomes daily more circumstantial.- It is now stated on good authority that the' deal was closed yesterday. The newspaper passes from the con- trol of J. W. Flaviile to that of a of gentlemen to which Hon. Frank Cochrane, K. B. Osier, M.P., and A. E. Kemp, M.P., are the ing spirits. It is understood that E. B. Osier will become president. The paper will become the organ of the Conservative party' and on July 1 wil start a morning edition. For the present it'is'said the staff Till remain time of the accident said he dump and pmnrmmvd to bo a cancer. the cars into the waggon and drove; h was fxtirnsive t-) b.- removed the loads away. There was a signal'witnout life. Later they for the engineer to dump but a light j to thp irritation and for the engineer to see the car come thc hemorrhage. making an open- to the level. When the car came to' lllf> does tin- top. he had to get some slack to'llot ri'lirve lllt- which will bt- unfasten it. This particular car Chough it d hi.s life not dump and he shoved it back to' sevcral SIX WOMEN WERE ARRESTED give the engineer another chance at it. When it came to the top he took; To Mr. Jones, witness it was to re-set the leg becauso. of off the drag bar, the engineer took and of wiring they would inaction UJ.I tl I 1 i CM LI up but it did not dump. So he push- do- AU done in Taber tlmt ed it back as it was harder to shove! Cfinlcl be (lonc outsidft of il it into the dump. As it happened 1S not Hun cable was not on the draw bar, and havc owing to the irn-at amount of bruising. If it had not bCMi for the infection, the leg the car went down over thc slope. The cable could not have come off if the drag bar had not been taken off. He did not put thc pin back again. could have been kept straight. The accident had nothing to do with London, May number of woman suffragists, dissatisfied vitli the reply of Prime Minister to an important d-'lt'g.'ttioti 'f Radical members of the House of Commons, yesterday, urging the claims of women for enfranchis. m-Mit. midc a demonstration in front of the premier's residence in Downing street, this morning and the police reserve to bi- called out in order to clear lie thoroughfare. They arrested six >f the noisiest demonstrators. nun was killed and four injured. Tho settler secn-trd wife in a carload household which ht- was shipping from to When wreck it is said was caused by a: broken rail. No passengers wore in-j jured. DROPPED DEAD the ear was opened it was found that woman hud given birth to ,1 ie woman and child were child. removed tn thr hospital at ami last r-pori- that both arc doing well. If he had done so. the accident could Uu'' Cancer but aggravated it. not have happened. To Mr. Jones, he said he had been shown by another teamster how to do the work. That day was the first day they had removed the drag They had bom told to take it off on account of an obstruction on the slope. He did not report to any of the officials that he was removing the S. J. Layton, blacksmith for the Canada West Coal Co., made the drag bar for the car when the slop? was about luilf way down. There was no drag-bar used before that. BALLOONIST KILLED Dropped a Distance of Three Thousand Feet Portage la Prairie. May Margaret Giland, a well known resi- dent of this city dropped dead this morning while preparing breakfast for the family. Her husband dropped mcnt was at the House cad a year ago. BACK ON THE COINS AGAIN Washington. Mav Martin McGnrrig. son-in-law of Mr. Tinsley stated that Dixon had come !tri the house and said "It was nothing I but d----- earelossiii s.s." He heard drag-bar. He did not put the pinjf0'1 Dr Aikins back in the hole because everv time to Dix the car dumped the pin flew out and on th" of to Ho could not explain how Mr. Watson's Pay In reply to a question by Mr. Fos- ter, Mr. Fielding said that George H. Watson, K. C., senior' counsel in the Cassels investigation, will be paid at the rate of a day. No arrange- ments as to pay have yet boen made with Mr. Perron, thc junior counsel. Loss of the Ballots Mr. Bordrn again brought up the question of Stnnstcnd bye-election ballots which were found to be miss- ing when required recently, in con- nection with the protest. Whatever Riispicions might exist as to the cause of the disappearanee he was quite sure no suspicion could attach to the late of the crown in chancery, Mr Lamothe. It did not seem, however that the government had takfn the proper precautions to ensure the safe ty oi these papers which affected the seats of members. The room in which Donald, Scott, Stevenson; forwards.! they were kept was occessib'e t Allnrriicc, Graham. White, McMtiUcn, Aftillen. England: Goal, Sumncr; backs, Ferris, Firth; half backs, Smith, ChiswJck, Ashcroft; forwards, Filmer, Fairbrother, Holberton, Bar- ber, Smith, many persons and one or two key. would open all the boxes in the room He thought a departmental inquiry should be made lo ascertain, if poa pible, the the disappearance. I rf' ran-PT the station. Tho trial of Edgar J. Gardiner and Edward Hfilun-s. for stealing and kiiliiip n heif-r the property of the President had signed i accident was called to give evidence. I ConnuJ Ranch Co., has bw-n bill dir.TJinL- th.- restoration to He was evidently weak and crippled j lor May 2G. J.D. Fuller Id and si'v-r coins of the motto still and had to sit down to give i that cot lost. the cjbli- camo off and this is the first time it had done so. Joseph Tinsley, the victim of the VANCOUVER IS GROWING Vancouver, B. C., May God We Trr.-t." orc5cred by him witness, will be out of Oliver's population, according to tho striekrn off the ity directory, which will b'1 issued i on the 1 coins some time tliat tho law did i quarantine on Sundav. evidence. When the car camo down his mornine the ca Rio de .Janoit-ro, May fatal was made" hen- Lieutenant Fonzoaf. of the Brazil- ian army. Tho out from France recently with a military balloon and yesiordny morning he completed his preparation aso n- sion before the military school. The shot up into the air brenkinir ie last ropes thnt held it the round. It rose to an altitude of three iiousand feet when suddenly it col- ips.od and fell to the earth with im- heokod rapidity. The lieutenant VMS crushed to death. It is supposed hat the accident was caused by a ;il.-o move nn hi.s part. hortly is placed at 85.000. not same. he was at the bottom of the tunnel and there was no way to get away. The risrht leg was badly He i of the de- fence was taken up. V. S. Kidd. sec- rotary of the- company, R. A. Van Or BAD RAILROAD DISASTER Occured Near Antwerp. Belgium Total Number of Dead is Fifty Train Was Loaded With Pilgrims on Their Way to a Shrine Antwerp, May railroad acci- dent of unprecedented horror in thc Rvscuers from Ontieh were soon at tho scene the labor of succor- wrecked tho last throe passenger coaches of the train on tho siding. man. Mrs. Van Onnan, K. Hunt rods. the mine manager. Joseph Shorthoug: and Dr. Galbraith were called as wit nosses, the evidence of tho last b-Mnp the only evidence of any im portaiKV and was in the nature of ex port medical evidence. The cancer wa: likely started before the accident am would result fatally from ono to riv [years from tho time ho, examined Tin sloy on May 1st. A compound frno turo -of the leg such as ho soemod t havo. suffered s-liould honl in a I throe months. Mr. Jonos ;iskivd for n non-suit In the judge ordered otherwise. In his Special trains with doctors, priests Contieh is a junction on the to tho jnry Mr. said th and iiursos A lit and ni to Contieh Tin- annnls of Belgian train disasters, oc-; intr the injur-d removing the dead j This .train was carrying an excursion nirrfd at 9.06 this morninp at conduct.-ti with ,ill possible haste, j.of piigrnns to n local shrine, tich, a station six miles southeast of Antwerp on tho main lino. An oxpross train from Antwerp to Brussels crash- ed into a train loaded with pilgrims on their way to a local slirino; This train was standing on a sidine. Sev- eral of its cars were telescoped find shattered to matchwood. The total DRUNKEN POLICEMEN St. Catherines. Ont., May np the past few months five members of the police force hero have boon sxisponded and dismissed for b-ing Irmik on dutv. ontich from lino betwoor. Antwerp and wPTr willinp to r-a- 'ho accident! Tt is a town of Of the if is due to a mis-' railway accidents in Belgium the bllt th7 l" tor engineer the notable of recent years was onei cancer. firoman oi KPnW train were 1 at Ottignios in 1895 when Simmon, will address tho jury killed .outrichi people wt.To killed and another at number of dead is placed at 50 and Premier Uuricr replied that he was wounded at over ono hundred. and plunged into and completely It now app< ars thnt tho locomotive j Forest.. ,nonr Brussels whVn itwenty- of tho repress train jumped the track j ono people wore killed and over one this afternoon. A of S3.I52.JO damages was rendered at 3 o'clock this afternoon 1 in favor of plaintiff. EASTERN: At. R.H .E. Rochester 1 Providence 7 AMERICAN At Cloveland -1.3.! Boston 3.12.2 At gt. Louis 5-7-1 Philadelphia LP.2 NATIONAL: At Cincinnati Cipctnnati 3.6.1 hii) 0.4.3 5.9.1 Boston 3.S.1 At St. St. houis ...aJ.. 1.8.1 New- York 0.3.1 ;