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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL I. LETH BRIDGE, ALT A., FRIDAY, MAY 22, 1108 HORSES WERE FOUND IN THE NORTH Calfuy Ma Naaed FieU SoU Stela Prtaerty Calgary, May some of the ranchers east of Bow River round- ed up the bands of horses this spring they found themselves short a con- siderable number and at once got busy to find where they had gone. A few days ago a rancher named Hughes heard that a number of animals bearing his brand had been purchased by farmers' in the vicinity of Didsbury out of a band taken north by Milton Field of Calgary. Other animals bearing the brands of the ranchers who had missed stock were found with farmers in that vi- cinity. The fanners state that when selling the animals. Field claimed that they were the remainder of a large band brought from Calgary and had been sold along the route. Legal ad vice has been taken in the matter and as Field has left the country, civil action will be taken by tin- ranchers to secure their property. The R. N. W. M. P. have been noti- fied and are taking action in the mat- ter. IS THIS ONLY A MERE YARN For several days there has been some quiet talk, as'to A. M. Nan- ton's present mission to England Some who say they know maintain that among other things he wil make the necessary arrangements for putting the public square on toe mar for' business sites.-- SUPPORT LYNCH Typographical Union c thoir ballots for officers of the Inter national Union this week. Good ma jorities were given Lynch for presi dent, Hayes for vice-president and Bramwood for secretary. A plumper was given Frank Morrison an old time printer, as delegate to the Am- erican Federation of Labor. SEVERELY BURNED St. John, N. B., May 21-Murruy Justice, manager of the Sussex Mer- cantile company was severely burn- ed when an oil stove in his store caught fire, in trying to put out the )Iaze both his hands, one arm and his face were burned. COMMITTED FOR TRIAL Cooksville, May Swirdla, wan committed today to land trial in the autumn for the murder of a fellow countryman nam- ed Lou tick in the bush near Krindale on Good Friday last. GRAND LODGE OF MASONS Edmonton, May annual neeting of the Grand Lodge of Mas- ons for Alberta will be- held here on Wednesday and Thursday of next week in the Masonic building. It is ixpecled that there will be about i hundred delegates present from all parts of the province. The retiring ;rand master is Judge H. C. Taylor of Edmonton. VISIT FROM HON. MR. CROSS Greatly hpressed With the Prosperity and Prospects ofLethbndge LAURIERAOS IN BEST OF FAITH Tkt is What Leader Bordet Said of die Preiier's Attitude lion. C. W. Cross, Attorney Gener- al of Alberta, and Duncan Marshall, manager of the Edmonton Bulletin, spent a few hours in the city last night on their way to visit J. p. ilarcellus, the local member for Pin- cher Creek. Mr. Cross was taken for a drive around the city and uut to the site of the provincial jail. He expressed his surprise at the wonderful growth of this city since his last visit hero nearly two years ngo. He says that more building is going on here this year than in any other point in the province, in fact he WHS convinced there were more signs of genuine pros perity in this .city'than any place in the west that he had visited this year." The 'remarkable growth, of grain, as Ottawa, May conference of Sir Wilfrid Uurior, Hon. W. S. Field- ing and A. B. Aylesworth, with some the Western and Ontario Liberals j.nd a Conservative caucus, with the jlection bill the topic of discussion in each case, were about the only two >utward indications today that there .vas any "crisis" on Parliament hill. As statecd yesterday there has beei) a lull in the battle, but the articUs )f peace are not yet signed, and at present both camps seem to be simply nesting on their arms. Premier Rob- in, when he left Ottawa Tuesday light, took care to spread the whisper ,hat the prime minister had sent for rim to announce the government's capitulation and the word of the 'boss'3 was apparently accepted at par by some of his Ottawa followers, tfedless to say, Sir Wilfrid is not striking the government's course from any chart laid down by Messrs. Rob .in and Rogers. That is left for the Opposition. As a matter of fact, Pre-; mier Rob'.iu's interview with the Prime Minister was in connection with the proposed extension of the Mani- toba boundaries, and the Manitoba leader carried away with him no such promise of capitulation, as he would have his admiring friends No offer of any compromise has been made to the Opposition beyond what lias already been announced by the premier, and his repeated assurance that what thu. government desires is Dimply an honest and square deal for all the electors of Manitoba. That Sir Wilfrid's assurances com bined with the weight of argument .iln-ady adduced in the House, are NO. 111. JURY DISAGREED San Francisco; Cal., May 22. After being out for nearly for- ty-four hours ,the- jury in the trial of Abraham Ruef, cen- tral figure in the bribery and graft prosecution against whom many indictments w. re return- ed, failed to agree on a ver- dict and were discharged last night by Judge Rolling. WINNIPEG IS HAPPY Contract for the Immense New Depot Has Boon Awarded Winnipeg, Man., May satisfaction was express d here today on the announcement that the con- tract for the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railway depot iiad at last been awarded. Mr. Peter Lyall Jr., and Mr. G. A. Mitchell, the western managers of Messrs. Peter Lyall Sons, confirm the report that their firm is the suc- cessful tenderer and state that the work will rushed and the building completed by the time specified, Aug- ust 1909. UGH JINK SHOWS SIGNS OF A GOOD GROWTH And Report of the Pro vucial Secretary's De- partaeit Kdinonton, May Report of the Provincial Secretary for 1907, which partnu'iit could not get shown by the registration of joint at the amount uf the taxable proper stock companies, it was 1907. In that year 193 were incorporated with a total capt- council. It had been declared that talization of as against 1G1 the rat-- should not exceed a certain in 1906 with a capital of pi-r cent. Mr. Colder thought it would not be well to tax new lines, but the old the diff- ren! fur they were earning good dividends. J. A. Shepard approved oi th-> res nlution, but said if it would have the effect, of hindering the construe tion of branch lin-s, it would not b by in the House HAPPENINGS AT CARDSTON Crop Prospects Ntver ly Conference of Alberta Stake .Cardston, May beautiful weather has caused the vegetation to Crop Cleveland, Ohio, May The near approach of peace in the local street car trouble did not prevent dynamit- from following out their usual Derations last night, no less than lalf a dozen cars being damaged. The most serious outrage was the blmving up of a; .car carrying. a, ten passengers at the corner of ivenuf and East '116th St. The car '.vas wrecked and two of the ten pas- sengers were badly hurt. A section )f the track five feet long was blown to atoms. Five other cars were dy- in various sections of the city during the night bat no one was injured. Siuce daylight this morning no disorder of any kind has been reported. GUNS FOR THE BATTERY nor by the people of Province. referred particularly to the Jaw jump ahead the past few days. 1 to Lucombi! line ot the Canadian Pa- prospects were never belter looking Clarcshotm. Alia.. >fay W. Raven, agent oi the Pacific Elevator Co. and pioneer resident of this part reports prospects a record-broil- ing crop the best he has ever seen. Already fall wheat ranges from 15 to 18 inches high nnd oats are also well up. Such a condition has never be- fore happened in this section. Clares- holm is the centre of the Southern Alberta fall wheat district and is an excellent criterion. ihax at present. to be hoped that favorable weather conditions will prevail for the next few days so that those de- airing to attend the quarterly confer- ence of the Alberta Stake may be ab- le to attend the meetings. eific. the construction of which had been suspended this year to the- grc-.it disadvantage of s ttiers who had to i haul their produce and fuel for di.s jtances of from fifteen to fifty mi'es. He also referred to the fact that the I proposed construction of the Stoiv y Beach line which had been promised As previously noted in these col- cong.dorabli. thp c, s into th, iimns prominent officials of the so- tor called Mormon Church will pre- sent in the persons of Oeo. F. Rich- ards and Elder R. IT. Roberts of the Presiding Quorum of Seventy. i As is usual every six months there will be held the Stake officers' reun-J ion on Friday evening at eight o'- clock. All Slake organizations should have their full corps ot work- of bringing many country to the south of his district but the line bad not been proceeded with. They had made representations to the governni! nt which had met with wiiii tsic- railway company am, WORLD'S RECORD BROKEN London. May A. Fisher, of IGNORED THE WARNING Tirantford, Ont., May striking mouldors wore before the police magistrate on charge, of picket- ing and besotting the Buck Stove Works. All vrorc elected to be tried by a jury at the sessions the. second Tuesday in June. The magistrate bound each one in recognizance of to apear at the sessions but warned them that if picketing contin- ued in the mean time they would be irrested and no bail accepted. This warning was ignored and last night a doxen of the strikers found picket- ing were placed under arrest. BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN At Washington- Washington .....................1-4.Q Detroit ..........................0.2.0 At Philadelphia- Cleveland .......................0.7.6 Philadelphia ....................1.3.1 At New York Chicago .........................9.7.3 New York ......................2.10.7 NATIONAL: At Chicago- Chicago .........................3.8-4 Boston ........................11.14.1 At Cincinnati .....................5.8.0 Philadelphia ...................6.12.0 At St. St. Louis........................4.6.3 New York ......................8.11.2 GOVERNOR SPARKt DEAD City, Navada, May Soarks ditd crs in attendance as well as the mem- bers of the bishopric of each ward. PERSONAL i London, has broken the world's re- Misses Orilla nnd Addic Ro-iCnrd for road cycling, covering a binson and Miss Stecort of the lady in 9l hours 10 minutes teachers returned on Wednesday from lhe record by tw. lv. the Teachers' Convention at Ray- mond, i Mr. Win. flurton is again at busi- ness icciinK IHUCII inrxlci The guns and some of the other equipment of the l-'ield Buttery have arrived and uro now in the R.X.W. Al.P. There are two twelve pound breju-h-loaders. .Mnrk 1' 'KUIU? and two ammunition wagons.- The guns are the same as those used by the 13th Battery of Winni- peg and the oth of- Toronto. They are equipped 'with -practically the. same fixtures as the latest Mark -t gwi. They are finely adjusted for every movement necessary and are equipped with three sets of sights, two tangent and a telescopic. Each carried six shells and six cartridges on the gun carriage, although the. first detachable, part of the pun which is removed when the gnu is in action. carries a supply also. The main sup- ply of course is with the ammunition wagon. Uith each gun are nine men, four on the Rim, two on the horses, two in the wagon, and the sergeant. Tho government is making thirty- six 18-pounders which are to be giv. en to the. permanent units and those at present in use will be given to other batteries. The Lethhridge bat- tery will ih'-n return those on hand now nnh get n battery of the Mark 4 guns. BREAKING RECORD r.ot yet strong enough to do his us- ual amount of hard work. Dr. Mc.Clnre is at the Cnhoon Hotel and is kept busy with visitors who know him from earlier years of good work in his line. Though we have 'od with the outfit but the twenty some of the gun equipment tirwe not Lusitania Coming into New York at arrived. a Clip than Ever i S'r. Strwiirl, ivftuvr rnmrtmnd- i _ ing; has recoiven his certificate and New York, May 22. Somewhere those of Hugh McKay and Sil- out the Sandy Hook Light Ship iker, from the Hoyal Military Col- not seen him here for a long time in the dense fog bank which has. been j lego. Uh.-n at tho college McKay fir- past "his good work" follows over the ocean sinces yest'-r- ed the first pun of tho course and Sil- day, the big liner Lusitaniu is swing- j iiker was man No. i on the first gun. ing at anchor today probably once: and his old patrons all return Bring- ing others. Mr. J. W. Watts, a brother-in-law of Mr. A. G. Scottar, has joined him more the unrivalled queen of the i When the riant tnrbiner.-shot A PRINTER WILL RUN in the shoe repair .business. Original' pa.st Firt Island at 1.50 this moniinp; Port Arthur. 22 ly from England, Mr. Watts has'at a spoe 1 of nearly 30 mil s an hour j cm.ists announce today that George some six years in the U. S. en-' and was lost in the mist she was j T. English, of the Typographical in "shoe7 build'ing We are! carrying n record of hours faster than! Union, one of their members will be has ever been made before by a ship 1 a candidate for Port Arthur in the pteased to welcome him into our midst. on tho long trims-Atlantic highway. Provincial elections. ;