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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1911. NO. 141 FALUERESON A VISIT TO KING RAINY RIVER MAN DROWNS French President Warmly Welcomed to Great Britain Rainy River, Ont., May Garic, ol this town, while returning from BeauxMte mines, across the In- ternational bridge, stumbled and full off the bridge into the water and was drowned. Mr. Garic leaves a wife and several children. Paris, May series of im- portant visits of the chiefs of States this summer which include the visit of President Fallieres to Scandanavia and St. Petersburg, and King Ed ward's visit to Emperor Nicholas, were inaugurated today, with the de- parture of President Fallieres to London. The president accompanied by Foreign Minister Pichon, travel- led on a special train to Boulogne, when: the party will embark on' the French cruiser Leon Gambetta for' Dover. Great preparations have hotn made on the other side of the channel to give President Fallieres a reception worthy of the cordial relations exist ing between the two countries. Dover, May cruiser Leon Gambetta, with President Fallieres and the membtrs of his party on board, arrived here from Boulogne shortly after one o'clock this after noon. The party was given an enthus- iastic welcome by the IJritish man of war under the command of Admiral Lord Charles Beresford. GENERAL MILES DEAD San Francisco, May General Evan Miles (retired) died in tin's city yesterday. General who served with distinction during civil and Indian wars and later in Cuba, was born in Pennsylvania in 1833. OUGHT TO BE HANGED Kingston, Ont., May a drunken frenzy E. S. Marks, of Ports mouth went to his home at an early hour this morning and with a razor assaulted his wife, slashing h r arm in a brutal fashion. An infant was ilso severely cut by the infuriated man. The woman's crus hrought Help. Marks was arrested and the woman and child were removed to thv' hospital. FARMER GOT BACK HIS HORSES GARDINER AND HOLMES ON TRIAL Charged With Killing Cattle The Supreme Court Case This morning in'the Supreme court case of R-x vs. Edras J. Gardiner -nid Edward Holmes, was taken by Mr., Justice Scott, C. F. P. Cuiiybcarc, K. C., and W. C. Ives re-presenting the Crown and C. F. Harris, the accused. W. S. Hill, a rancher, seventeen mih's northeast of Lethbridge, one of ihe witnesses to the alleged crime, was tht- first witness called. The hide of the animal killed was produced in court and viewed by the Crown's wit urssos. Mr. Hill identified the hide as the one that he had sr-en on Holmes' ranch on March 9th. The City Sells Debentures A Decision in a Court Case at Claresholm Interests Fanners (Special to The Herald.) Claresholm, May a lot of discussion has been caused among the to the decision in Symonds against farmer people as the late case of At a special meeting of -the City 'Council on Saturday evening the ten- der of the Wood-Gundy Co., of Toron- to, for the- purchase of the city's de- bentures passed last November, was accepted. The price is a little better than ninety. The tender is on the condition that the city give, them a thirty day option on the debentures to voted upon on June 8th at the same figure. G undersoil which was trial at the re- cent sitting of the District court here. The horse was bought at a sale un- .UT the Estray Ordinance some time, igo and the purchaser reso'd the horse to Gundersoil. Later the origin- .1 owner turned up and sued Guilder- son for the' horse. It turned out in the evidence that the sale had not bi.-en in conformity with the proper L'gal requirements and the result of the cast- was that the horse was Three Drowned At Nelson, B.C. Witness went to Holmes' ranch on March 9th to look at one of his cows that was there. Jim Fuller, Jr., was with him. He saw his cow in a small bunch of ten which included a Circle heifer also, which he described. He told of the different marks on the Cir- cle heifer, the ear-mark being, a lit- tle different from the usual Circle ear mark, having a crop off the left and an under slope on the right ear. On Tuesday night, the 10th, he saw the heifer again, when Jim Fuller was with him. The animal was in Holmes' corral. From something Fuller told him, he judged they were going to kill a beef. On the morning of Wednesday, March llth, he and Jim Fuller got up about six o'clock and went over near the Holmes ranch which was about a mile away. The animal was then tied in the corral the same place as it was at eleven o'clock the night before. They goi as close as they could without being seen and witness watched Holmes ami Gardiner'.kill the animal but he could not say which -one actually did the killing. He stayed where he -A fer would' probably killed. On Tuesday night he went into the corral about eleven o'clock am! recognized the animal and uaw the brands. He saw the animal killed. He could see the two nu-n and heard the blow and saw the animal fall. He saw them' and cutting the animal. Re-examined by Mr. Conybeare, he said that he had first .seen the othoF brands when the hide was at the Barracks, and he looked at it from the flesh side. He rehearsed the con- versation between Hill and the pris- oners at the house. Holmes tried to go into the house saying he wanted io wash his hands. Hill was afraid he would get a gun and told him there was no hurry for that. Hill told him that he should cut out that sort of business. Holmes said that if it had not been for this affair he would have ber-u alright. Holmes said that they had been warned by sonv> of their own friends. James Fuller, tin- other princi- pal in the rounding up of Gardiner and Holmes, second witness. His evidence as to and identi- fying the Circle heifer corroborated Mr. Hill. It was unusual to see ani- mals with the Circle brand on in the field. He had seen the animal in February in the coulee on Ho'mes' homestead.' only visible brand tht'ii were the figure 3 and the circle. The incident of the Wednesday morn- ing was told in substantially the same as in Mr. Hill's rvidenc''. Court uljourned before Full; r's evidence >vus .completed. STRIKE IS ON AT MICHEL AGAIN Leaders in Last Week's Trouble Had Been Laid Off NO MEN FROM ALBERTA Calgary, May was receiv- ed this week by officer commanding District No. 13 from the department at Ottawa to the effect that no men would be taken from Alberta to take part in the tercentenary celebration at Quebec. EDWARD'S VISIT TO RUSSIA Michel, B. C., May a temporary settlement of the difficul- ties Ixjtweon the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. and its employees in the Mi chel collieries the men have again refused to go to work upon the strength of letters addressed to Pre- sident James Douglas ot the Michol union aud associates while at Ferme WERE THEY DROWNED? Fort, William, Out., May Tlumias Johnson and Bert Jenkins, employees in local hotels have been missing since Saturday afternoon and fvars are entertained that they have been drowned. They went out on the bay sailing in a c'anoe and have not been 'heard of since. NO VOTES FOR INDIANS OR CHINKS Feature of the New Election Law in Saskatch- FIRE AT BATHURST, N. B. Baihurst, N. B., May In- .lercolonial railway freight and coa! sheds and Leger's hotel were destroy- ed by fire yesterday, all contents of the freight sheds and a snow plow_ standing on the track nearby being destroyed. There was insurance on Le- ger's buildiing and furniture which was valued at The loss to the I. C. R. is estimated at ON A CHARGE OF PERJURY ordered to be returned to Symonds. until the 'animal was knocked in the Nelson, B. C., May terrible accident took place yesterday at tfaii I'prer Honningtori Falls, 12 miles of Nelson, xvhen, John Mills, John Sharpies and a man named Richmond lost their lives through the upsetting of a boat in which they were cross- ing the Kootenay.' The current is very swift aud it is supposed that one of the oars broke. The men were going on a fishing expedition. "Paddy" Mills was N'clson's first provincial policeman and started the Paradise mine, west of the city, in He was Go years of age. .Sharpies was an all-round athlete, a Hour war veteran and an ex-instruct- or, in the Coldstrcam Guards, aged '12. Richmond, was a young TCnglish- X man lately arrived here. All were "married. After the upset the men wore carried over-the upper falls and In seems hard lines on purchasers that they should suffer in this way. Another decision of interest was that in the case of Ugland vs. Berg, in which it was decided that owing to the transaction having happ.ned before the- coming into force of the Dominion Lord's Day Act and the only act applicable being the old English Act of Charles If, an agree- ment entered into on Sunday "was void because it was' not made as in the ordinary occupation of the party seeking to uphold it. met instant death, not been recovered. The bodies have ENTRIES DOMINION FAIR Calgary. May entries for the Dominion Fair close May 30. Cl.'iur.ir exhibits close June 15. head, skinned and cut up. He then went down close' to. Holmes house. ''I met Holmes and Gardiner near the door of the house and told them they were my prisoners. They were carrying a quarter of the beef when last Thursday by General Manager Ilurd of the Coal Company stating in pa'rt "When the mines resume work am ready to take thc question up as before stated, at any hour or place which may be agreeable to you an4 your district officials." No men- tion is made that only part of the gang would be employed. The local uiiiuii men decided to go to work be lieving that the trouble would be settled. When the men reported for work Saturday morning twelve :tu.n, including Messrs. Douglas, White- house, Carter and Davis the men who were tried last week for breach of the Lcmieux Act, all leading men of i the union, were refused work and ask- ed to report at the superintendent's office where they were handed their time. No definite explanations wt-i'tj made the men, but it Is gcnoi'ully believed that these men were refused work as a punishment of the union. At a" meeting of the union last night, it was decided that inasmuch as the company had broken their own agree- 1 of thc Supreme court on the charge mcnts, that they would settle if the of manslaughter. It appears that men would resume work, no mention Hamlin who is an operator, in giving ranerinents But 'the lively popu'ar being made that these men would evidence at the Mullin trial before interest in the visit of the Empire j Ia5tl on, that the miners would not the magistrate stated that during his th heart aroval voiced return to work until the twelve men three years employment with the corn- J. Hamlin, of Pmcher Creek, is Placed Under 1 Arrest St. Petersburg, May is a possibility that King Kdward "will prolong his projected visit to Russia and visit Emperor Nicholas at Peter- hof. The original plan restricted the coining of the British sovereign to the Reval because of the fear of a revo- lutionary demonstration and on ac- count of the embarrassment that would attend the necessary police ar- Mac'eod, May J. Hamlin I ewan Regina, Sask., May on account of its being a national hol- iday or for some other reason, the business of the Legislature was con- ducttd today in a most amicable spirit on both sides. Mr. Haultain handed out bouquets to Attorney-General Tur- geon on the manner in which, he had prepared the election bill, which was read a second time on the motion Mr. Turgeon. The most striking provision of the bill is that all China- men and Indians are disfranchised. Mr. Haultain, speaking of the meas- ure broadly gave his approval and confined his criticism to a few pro- visions which can be dealt with by committee. His main objection was to the disfranchisement of Chinamen which he considered unconstitutional. He was opposed to the principal of the exclusion of any class of British citizens although he acknowledged that he had no great liking for Chin- amen or any special desire that they should obtain franchise. Gc-o. E. Langley expressed some ob- jVctions to the disfranchisement of Indians who he said would be discour- aged by this bill, the effect of which of Piticher Creek, has been arrested I wits to admit that the Indian was a hopeless man. on the charge of perjury preferred! j T BrQwn concurred fa theso re. against him by Mr. toy, a detective i mirj-s of the C. P. R. This case arises out of the trial of Operator Mullin, who was acquited here at the late sitting and the hearty approval voiced by the entire, press of Russia has giv-i been reinstated. The entire un- pany, as night operator, he had had French Joe Found Guilty Joe Tourville (usually known a-s French whose trial on a charge birth to a desire that he make a'on, who are ciglit hundred strong, no holidays, and the officials of the of knowing a girl under four o' extended -The .matter presented, themselves at the close of company claim this statement to be is now under consideration. I- met them." Witness went the BORDEN PREPARES FOR CAMPAIGN the meeting before Supt. Derbyshire false. The prisoner came before mag- infonning him that they would not' istrate Starnes today and was remand- work until he had reinstated the men'ed for further hearing until Tuesday The men are determined and have de- next. Colin Macleod who defended cided to fight to the last ditch. Mullin will also defend the prisoner, erythin- is uniet ami no rowdyism is Hamlin. apparent as hii.s been stated in des- patches from the outside. house to get the prisoners and what- ever evidence, such as 'hide and head. He covered them with a revolver when he met them. He had spent the former part of the night before watching at Holmes' ranch to see what they were going to do with the animal. After meeting the men, he and Fuller went with the prisoners to the corral. They found the heifer butchered, skinned and cut up, the hide and head, an axe and butcher-knives. The hide, ihead and three quarters of the beef were put in a waggon at the place. They went Coal Company Lost Appeal The the Ilillcrcst Coal and Coke Co. agaii it the decision of down to Jim Fuller's Jr., and had din- the magistrate for breaking the Lc- ner. After dinner, they put thc hide mieux Act by locking out their men and head in Mr. Fuller's Sr.'s buggy Halifax. N. S., May R. L. Borden will address.a great meeting in Halifax about June 25th. Hons. Richard Mcliride, R. P. Roblin, J. P. Whitney, and J. D. Hazen have sig- nified their intention of being present teen years of age, has been on in Supreme Court, was on Saturday af- tonioon found guilty by the jury. He will he sentenced by .Justice Scott be- fore the conclusion of the present [sittings of the court. GRACE HEWSON CALLED TO THE BAR Toronto, May Hew- son, a daughter of C. E. Hewson, K. Stamp for Christmsa Season Source of C., of Barrio, was called to the bar TO KEEP CONSUMPTIVES Revenue for Good Cause tiiio morning brforc Mr. Justice Clutc. Miss Hewson took the oath as barris- Bad For Sport Good For Grain The weather maker has a keener eye taking part in the meeting. This heen tested Ottawa, May post office j ter and .solicitor. She took the five lo thc interests of the grain grower department has under consideration j year course at Osgoode hall, the taking up of a scheme which has j meeting will open Mr. Borden's elec- tion campaign and will be the only in Denmark, Norway and Sweden and found to work out successfully. This is the issuing of one in Nova Scotia. It will be fol- a special postage stamp for use dur- at the mine was dismissed with costs and wont to the Cameron ranch. by Judge Carpenter, who gave his There Mr. Ruck came along with a verdict on Saturday. W. C. Ivcaj v.-aggon. Buck went with them in wasrgon, taking the hide, In ad conducted the case for the miners and K. P. McNeill of Macleod for the com pany. A FATAL KICK Reston, Man., May Walker, agaed 23, a recent arrival from Aberdeen. Scotland, was kicked by a horse and died yesterday. BLOCKING THE PA55AGL by a similar one in St. John; [or the province of New Brunswick, nnd the scries will also include meet- ings in Ont.irio and Quebec. and prisoners along to the Barracks at Lethhridge. Mr. Harris, counsel for the defence put Mr. Hill through a thorough cross examination. He asked witness if he could identify the when he had seen fifteen thousand other cat- tle with the circle and figure 3 and many others with short tail. Witness was asked to examine the hide, which had been clipped by order of the and acknowledged there were 10 other brands there. If a brand w, re partly burned over, the part turned the second time would show a oncer growth than that burned only once. Rehearsing thc events of the morn- ing witness said he had held the men up with a pun and persuaded Holm- not to go into the house. Fuller had no srun. Ho did not use his gun to persuade thorn to hitch tip or po to ing two or three weeks around Christ- mas time, part of the price of the postage to 'be used to assist in the fight against tuberculosis. The stamp Important Change In Local Concern Claresholm. May were never b Her for good crops in this district and this is not being said without reason. Copious rains have fallen of late and the green fiVUls of wheat show up emerald like nbovo. the darker tints of the land. Fall is in some places eight inches high while the spring vheat is going on well. Your correspondent has boon over the country a good deal of late and the prevailing feeling among the farmer.-? is one of satis- faction. has a'special value of say five cents j Cunningham's interest in the Western while thp value of the "f thc 1nUcr stamp is two cents, thc difference of'now peases to be a member. Mayor three cents in each stamp going to tho hospitals for consumptives. The people are not obliged in any way to buy the stamps but it has b-en found j increased thc business in countries where it has been tried considerably'extended. that everybody is anxious to have than to those of the sports for yes- terday the proverbial "Queen's wea- ther" that is usual on the twenty- fourth of May gave place to cold anil .wind and rain that called forth hero- ism on the part of player and spcctu tor alike to have any games what- ever. The lacrosse match in the mor- ning and football in the evening were thc only events pulled off. Thc open- ing of the city baseball league nnd thc big Sons of England picnic had Henderson has become financially m-'Lo bc Considering the tercsted with Mr. Kings in the com- w...tlilirf thcrc wcrc big crowtls pnny. The capital has been greatly ing thc gamcs that werc will be A. flings has purchased T.ethbri.'ipr. told hvni he Holrms and Gardiner ;is mistaken ;ind the lat- ter said it was his animal and was branded 7 TJ K.- Tt was throtigh information from Ruck that he went to place. Fuller Sr., manager of the Cam- eron ranch and had formerly manag- ed the Circle Ranch. As to local col- oring, Mr. Harris drew out the fact that Holmes had taken a homestead in Fuller's which Covers prob- ably a thousand acres. The Circln heifer was wil'n Fuller's cattle in the field. Young Jim Fuller called his atten- tion to the hoi fer on Monday. He back Tuesday night because Jimiv.y told him that Gardimr Holmes were preparing to kill beef nnd that his cow and the Circle hei- A Verdict For Holt In thc case of Holt vs. Farrell, at Supreme Court Saturday evening, judgment was given the plaintiff for principal and f 110.00 in- terest and costs. The defendant did not appear by himself or witnesses. He was n.v W. C. Sim- mons, the plaintiff by C. F. Harris. The action nroso from a deal several years apo when Holt sold some cat- tle to Farrell, taking a note in pay- ment. Thc was stolen from Holt and Farrol to pay. artirs cnttlemen near Coutts. KOOTENAY RIVER HIGH Nelson, May 26. The water in th Knnt-enr.y i? row as high as i was in at this season, and an im nionse amount of snow has to away yet. oudden warm weather wi nuke very high water. 30 stamps on their parcels and let- ers and a large sum has boon col- ected in this way. The plan was to inve been tried last Christmas but thor tilings intervened. Tt is likely lowovor, hose special stamps for sale in cvry j wst office in the Dominion. I Hamilton, May Victor- ia statue, purchased as a result of popular subscription, instigat d by WOOD ALCOHOL VICTIM Belleville. Ont., May Cope, fin Kndi.shman. forty years old, died in the waiting room at the Grand the ladies of Hamilton, was unveiled Trunk rajhv.ay .station here yesterday. Earl Grey, in thc- pros- that next Christmas will see! of IK- was a passenger going east and RACES AT CALGAI Western Canada Turf Association Meeting a 615 Success Calgary, May hors> races yesterday were particularly well con- estod and were qiiilu it change from conditions in the olden days. Every- thing was well arranged nnd well managed. The 2.23 pace and 2.17 had a ticket from Montreal to Ome- He was taken ill on the train Hamilton, Ont., May and was unconscious and died in that condition. A bottle partially filled with wood alcohol was found on his ami it is thought that deceased j Grecio, the Italian convicted of the j murder of Antonio on March 21st. was sentenced this morning to bo hanged August 21st. drank some of it. THOUSANDS HOMELESS AT DALLAS TEXAS rot was won by with Round ary Bay second. Dan Dee 3rd. Time 2.19 l-4? 2.23 34, 2.23 14. Keene won two heats of the free for all and was second in the other, winning the race; Monie Musk second; and Bertie K. third. Time 2.20, 2.26 1-2, 2.22 I 2. Fifteen horses started in the 5 8 mile (lash. The race was won by Elmdale first; Young Pilgrim second; and Golden Plume, third; time 110. The 7-8 mile dash Sam McGibbon first; Col. Bronston second; and Maud P. .third, time 1.32. Dallas, Texas, May lives lost, more than a worth of property mi'lion dollars destroyed. thousand persons homeless, and tho telegraph and telephone wires west and southeast put out of commission, are the results of an over flow of tho Trinity river last night and today. The- poor residence quarter of Dallas is under several feet of water and thousands have lost their whole ef- fects. Thc waterworks plant is out of commission and the iight plant is i inundated. Mayor Hay has issued a proclamation closing all business DRANK WOOD ALCOHOL Moncton, May Stf.-Olivor Grills, an houses from 7.30 to night until Indian aged 65 years old, find Mary Noel, aged sixty, a squaw, died yes- terday from the e.flects of drinking wood aicohol. The waters of Trinity river are.i still near the summit of the hanks and another great volume of water began hours until rescued. pouring from thc west fork of the stream towards this city late last night. Early today the river is ris- ing at the rate of six inches an hour and with such conditions as already prevail the outlook when the crest of this second rush of waters reaches this city, can not be foretold. Con- siderable additional property loss and suffering will result is considered certain. Thrilling rescues are report- ed from Currowtown and Grapevine. Thirteen men. women and childr n were caught in the overflow of the Don ton river. Their condition be- rvime so precarious that they were forced iHii'l tlu- ciiiiureii upon their shoulders in order to keep them from drowning. These people stood in r almost to their necks for ten ;