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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1909. NO. 131. EARTHQUAKE SHAKES TWO STATES Shocks Felt In Wis- consin and Illinois Beliot, Wis., May entire Eock River' Valley experienced an earthquake shock inoniing at 8.40 o'clock. Reports of a like hap- pening come to Beliot from .Rockford, Ills. All the buildings roct- ed violently and houses throughout the city were stiaken. Dishes rattled and people on the street at time of the shock ex- difficulty in remaining on their feet. Kewanee, Ills., May earth- quoke lasting 30 seconds shook build- here at 8.40 o'clock this morning. The windows rattled and small arti- cles were shaken from desks. The tremor was distinct and was noticed in all parts of the city. EARTHQUAKE IN MUSKOKA i Rev. Mr. Fox Experiences. Decidec Shock at Redwood Toronto, May on the heels of recent reports of. earthquakes anc still unlocated seismic- disturbances, comes the report of an authentic earth quake close at hand, in Muskoka. Rev. E. C. Fox, treasurer of the Bap- tist Mission Boards, returned from a visit to the district affected yesterday Mr. Fox was staying with Mr. Nixon, postmaster at Redwood, at the time of the disturbance. He- was awakened from a sound sleep early yesterday morning by the first shock which displayed itself in the form of a tremor, and while fully awake he felt the second shock, much more vio lent than the first, and this time pro- ceeding with a wave-motion. Mr. Fox says that this shock displayed every quality of -the- earthquake he exper- ienced in Peru over a year ago. LIEN ON CITY HALL X Calgary, May stone ma- sons formerly employed on the new Hall will file a lien.against that Duilding today unless they are paid two weeks wages, which became due jut were not paid on Monday, May 17th, the day that the work was clos- ed down. LEFT HER HEART Regina Waitress Committed Left Note Regina. Sask., May two or three ounces of carbolic acid, Amelia Shenberner, a waitress in a local restaurant committed suicide at an early hour this morning. A note left.- on her dresser was in these words, "I am going to jny God. I leave with- you my It was written in German and un- addressed. NOT 10 TALK OR WRITE WAR WITHOUT MINUTE'S NOTICE That Is What a British Earl Anticipates Will Be the Case CUT OFF CHILD'S LOCKS Toronto, May of the most despicable acts for which vandalism could be responsible was committed on Saturday afternoon when the 12- year-old daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. L. B. Frankenbergen seated at a mov- ing-picture show, found that five in- ches- of her hair had been scissored from her head- by an unknown per- son in the seat behind. Members Of Sexes At Wis- consin College Terribly Punished IN PURSUIT OK RUNAWAYS Winnipeg, May Rob- erts, of Scotland Yard, was in Win- nipeg Saturday in pursuit of a pair of runaways from London, who are f believed to be the principals in a sensational case of embezzlement and forgery. Over this rumor it is al- Teged that they have eloped. Wilson! Barnard, confidential -clerk in the em- ploy of Messrs. Stillwell Company, Tottenham-. Court Row, London, and j tal value being nearly half a million Appleton, Wis., May a pun- ishment for yachting 'and dancing last week at Clifton, in violation of a special order of the faculty, 70 students of Lawrence College, mem- bers of fraternities -and societies, to- night agreed to forego all communi- cation of tongue or pen between dents of the opposite sex during- the -remainder of the college year and apologize personally to the faculty. All offenders who are seniors must take final examinations from which they had been exempted before the offence was committed. Winnipeg, May without a minute's notice is what the Earl of Clan William expects. The earl in company with countess of Clan Wil- liam, is spending a couple of days in the city on their way to, the Pacific Coast. War, the Earl expects, "will take place between England and Ger- many Germany, he says, only awaits- opportunity to qw.arrel with England and they will let loose the dogs of war without notice of Vny and. England is, however, "awaken- ing to the crisis and is prepared for eventualities. The Earl says England is grateful to all colonies for their offers of help, tie points out that a Dreadnought would be of no use in Canada, but would have to be near England to be of service. A couple of cruisers could, however, be kept in Canada and they would serve as training schools for the bis naval reserve. The Earl of Clan William comes of fighting stock, his father was an ad- miral and was in command at Hali- fax at one time. The present Earl is a soldier and a distinguishes career. FATHER AND MOTHER AT LAW A BANDSMEN'S BOYCOTT Question of Music at Toronto Exhi- bition Brings the 'Question of Union Control of Military Bands to a Head Ottawa, May action of the regimental bands of the Toronto Mil- itia in refusing to play at the next Toronto Exhibition if the Exhibition Board persists in the proposal to en- gage for'the fair the 'non-union of the permanent force from Halifax, Quebec and Kingston has brought a head the question of te non-union- j izing of all "militia bands. The Mil-! itia Department is having an official j feport made in the matter.and it is! not improbable that drastic action will be taken to prevent further un-i due influence of the musicians' union j The Lethbridge Courts give promise in connection with military bands. It j of having one of the is probable that union regimental j cases before them that has ever yet EX-PRESIDENT ROY, SHOT HIMSELF IN LEG About the Possession Of Five Little Children bands will be discriminated against by preventing their accepting any out- side engagements. JUSTIFY COMPANY come up. The fight is for the pos session of five little children. The mother is on one side of the case anc I her father and her husband are against her. The starting of this do- I mestic trouble was a number of years TEA GROWING IN OREGON A citizen of Pet- er Loer, has demonstrated the fact Ottawa, Ont., May majority i ago when the mother, then a girl-of of members of the Conciliation Board j eighteen, much against her father' appointed to investigate the differ-1 wishes married the man of her ence between the Dominion Textile j choice. So strenuous was the objec- 3o. and Mule Spinners in its Cotton! tion of the parents that the girl had factories in Montreal, has reported j to run away- to get married. For to the Labor Department that the j years the young couple lived togeth- company was justified in refusing to' er until a year ago last March when reestablish of prices exist-; the husband abandoned his wife and ing before the i-jeductioo of wages in j five children ranging in age from ten 1908, depression j years to four months in trade. v j The deserted wife maintained her- self and the children until last Feb- ruary when she sought the home of her father in Dakota, who is a rich banker. The father arid mother, how- aot tne dience ci the girl a dozen years be- ___1_______! fore and would not forgive. They would not have her at the'ir home Buffalo, N. Y., May 25.-A special; fam tfaey wouM maintain her to the Evening from Washing- j elsewhere ghe abandon the ton says: A- tentative agreement by, tQ thgm> Tfte which the International fisheries not. part thg children, tellin Aim To Conserve Commission shall- assume control of {ather ghe hpd friend. in 3 all matters pertaining to fisheries m to she that the finest quality of Japan tea the Great Lakes, Lake Champlain, the and he wo'uM her can be successfully grown in Hub- bard and in all parts, of Oregon. He has a large patch of land planted to tea. which is growing nicely and is very thrifty. "He raised a small quan tity of tea last year, which he readily disposed of to Portland merchants at four dollars a pound. The merchants pay tliat price for good tea raised in Oreson. Buy Lots At Prince Rupert C., May auction sale of JPrince Rupert town- site lots was a great success. The to- Mors. Elizabeth Jennings, the -Jtal value was nearly half a million some wife of a nephew of Mr. Still- well, head of the firm, are the pair. They were traced to Montreal and are still RESURVEYING THE BOUNDARY _____ _ Between United States and Canada Outfitting Here M. F. tochrane, of Ottawa, is out- fitting iTi the leave shortly city. He expects to for the" international dollars. Two thousand people at- tended the sale, and bidding was keen from, the start. In "no case was property withdrawn because of fail- ure to reach the reserve price, and in many cases the prices went, far above what was anticipated. This was especially the case in the busi- ftess property, 'when the choicest cor- ner in that locality, brought Buyers from Australia, Alaska, United States and Winnipeg secured property though the bulk of the buyers were from Vancouver. MINING ENGINEER DEAD Victoria, B. C., May L. Wil- mer, a mining engineer in the em-' ploy of the provincial lands and works department died here today after a lingering illness. boundary to join one of the U.' S. parties engaged in the re-survey of the boundary line Between the United States and Canada. This present survey work will be divided into strips of about .one hundred miles. Each alternate strip is in charge of a survey party from, one nation. But, each government has a in party of the other; Mr. Coch- rane will be the Canadian reprelsent- ative with the American party now outfitting in Montana for the re-sur- vey of the line westward, from where the boundary line crosses the north branch of the Milk River near the Twin Lake. He will be in readiness to leave the city when he receives word from the party, so meet j tempting to board a freight train at them at the appointed A Canadian party was here for a few days, but have already left for Coutts, where they will complete their outfit and begin. operations- Harry Sleeves Dead At Frank BUILDING PERMITS Schweitzer Bros., London Road, bakehouse and stable. James Fiske, Courts St., resi- dence T. L. Killip, Torrance Avenue, dwelling T. L. Killip, Torrance Avenue, May 25, Steeves, who met with an accident bv at- 5.30 p.m. last night, when he fell Niagara-and St. Lawrence Rivers and ghe the purpose of adopting internation- j djvorciie so seriously objected im bygone re contusion resulting- from conflicting 01, A -abeas ears. state laws. V1 Trial Was not Ser- Suicide Montreal Quo., 'May trial of P. H. Roy, former president of Banque de St. Jean at St. Johns, P. Q., on a charge of issuing false re- turns to the Dominion government was adjourned this morning, because the accused had shot, himself in the leg. He was found in bed with a 32 calibre bullet in his leg. It. was easily removed, the wound not being deep. The trial will probably proceed this afternoon. GRAND LODGE OF MASONS MEET Many Delegates Pres- Taylor Honored KEYES WILL CASE At the Probate Court held in Leth- bridge on Saturday forenoon, an or- der was given for the full accounting on or before the 29th.-inst. by Mrs. Estella Bouck the. legatee and sole executrix of the will of the late Jas. Keyes who died 'here some .years ago. This will was set aside but she had never made an account, of the prop- erty handled by the executrix while the will was valid.- Probate was granted for the will but as a result of an action by the heirs at law tlie' will was set aside at a later date.. C. F. P. Conybeare is' solicitor for the executrix and C. F. Harris is acting on behalf of the heirs at law. MINfRSMEET AT MACLEOD To Consider Going Back Is Objected To The Grand Lodge Masons of Al- berta opened its sessions this morn-" ing with about one hundred and fifty delegates in attendance from ail over the province. Most Worshipful Grand Master Rev. G. H. of .Cal- gary, presided. Mayor Henderson was present and on behalf of the city extended, a welcome to" the visiting Masons giving full possession of the city. The Grand Master made a fitting reply. The reports of the Most Worship- ful Grand Master, the treasurer and the secretary were'received. The sec- retary's report showed that up to De- cember 27 last there were 2539 mem- bers in the province, .an increase oi 314. There are at- present forty-five lodges, fourteen having been grant- ed .charters during the Wear and in the same time dispensations have been granted for five., new lodges. The various District Deputy Grand Mas- ters made their reports which. were I referred to the various proper com- Chicago, from the localjudge for the possession I of the children. This writ is return- 1 able before the judge of the Supreme I Court "in Chambers at Calgary oh Fri- day, May 28. In the meantime the husband laid information under the Children's Protection Act recently j passed by the Alberta legislature and1 i secured temporary possession of the May Mitchell, j childrea_ Then the mother 'secured as her The District Board of the miners' union- is in .session in Macleod. to- iay considering matters in connection vith the negotiations to settle' the ftrike or to resume work pending in- J Larson, the local member of the board went to Macleod his morning A prominent local miner this mo'rn- ng said that the miners would not "o back to work under the old agree- ment for it meant a reduction ..of corpus was obtained vages to those working by piece work since the eight hour bank to in the presentation by the Worshipful Brother George MacdonaJd. first Grand Master' of the Grand .oLdge of Alberta 'on behalf of the. Grand of a handsome collar and jewel' to JMost Worshipful Brother, .Honorable Judge Taylor in appreciation of his services as Grand Master for- tiae year 1907-1908. This afternoon '..the local .brethren will entertain the visitors by taking, them out to the end of. the bridge-on a special train. Try To Settle Seamen's Strike formerly head of the United Mm.-. thfi serviaes. of a R Workers of now chairman j golicitor and His--Honor Judge Win- of the trades agreemtnt department j ter gavg an that thg children of the National Civic Federation, in the meantime are to be under the announced .today while passing j care Qf Mrg Thomas u j _. T j moving rapidly and that no blame Kobert Adams, Fisher St., stable ,rr r, St thfi G' P' R> Or W. R. Virtue, stabJe 250 Sidney Jackson, Bartlett St., dwelling Hyde Saunders, Ford St., son or persons. Both the C. P. R. and the road bridge between Blairmore and Frank are in a dangerous condition. Last wholesale warehouse 3.500lniShfc thc mail Wain from thc west Mrs. Hyde, Bompas St., dwell- ing -Totnol since Saturday The inspector is a busy man these days. was held up until 2 a.m. Dr. and Mrs. Malcolmson, returning from a trip to Fernie, had to walk from Blairmore to Frank, the road bridge being in a dangerous condi- tion from the recent rains and Hoods.' as alternative. Williamson, of the Baptist j presbyterian re.sidential collece for h; Brigadier Adby, of the Sal- i ahead of last year. The board took an advance step in the missionary fOrm vation Army, and representatives of Saskatchewan, met last night and de- all the official boards and societies cided to erect a college at Moose of the local church, .were on the.plat- Jaw, Sask. One hundred thousand Hooker, halves Doe, Laing, B. Wil- cffects and will settle at Warmer. W." 31. who comes from Courtland, N. D., has arrived with a son.v Rothvvell and forwards. J Qf cffects and wiu locate at Reserves, Rudd, Turner, (Toucher, Thompson, Johnson and Balis. Dress at Balmoral. Kick-off 7 p.m. Miner Injured By River. U. G-. Rogers, from Sparta, with ar car of effects will settle Chin. COLERIDGE NEWS work by appointing a committee in- cluding Drs. Galbraith-and Levering, Messrs. Foster, Jordan and Foster, to look after missionary mutters in con- jiection with the church. S. J. Mc- Diarmid resigned the position treasurer which he had held for many years. After expressing their re- gret that Mr. McDiarmid had found it necessary to give up the work and expressing gratitudeMor his past ser- vices, the board appointed Geo. Wi Whelen as his successor. The fol- lowing were elected' stewards for the ensuing year: W. W. Neeland, W. A. Hamilton, C. R. Daniel, B. B. Hoyt, G. W. Whelen, r. C. C. Crafrc and 0. D. Austin. The last named was re- elected recording steward. 'The Boys' Club was given permission to use the basement of the church. 0, D. Aus- tin, was appointed delegate to the Copies of both weekly papers, a dollars will be raised for this pur- cjty Qf JRW ig copy of thc Fernie..Ledger containing donating a {ree 'site for a buildinp. an account of the first ministerial association meeting held in Fernie .The Church of England will locate at thfl site at a complete file of the Daily Kinff s Sagkatoon and the Lutheran will do inefis, the first religious daily published in Canada., and copies of the Christian Guardian of Toronto, together with photographs of the pastor and his wife, we're deposited in the corner stone. FUND" IN FRANCE Paris, May Carnegie, of York, has arranged to give At the indoor meeting all the offic- for the establishment of a ials of the church spoke briefly of "Hero in France, under prac- their departments, and Rov. Robert tically the same conditions as govern Hughes, of Cranbrook, delivered a similar funds in the United States, very eloquent address. When finished, the new cfcizrch will have cost approximately, and is being built of concrete and Fernie cream brick. 'England and Scotland. IS JUDGE METCALFE Ottawa, May L. Met- This is the first of throe or f.our calfc, K. C., of Winnipeg has been ew churches that arc under con-; appointed by an order in council to District meeting with G. W. Whelen to lay its corner stone, :fil1 the vacancy on the high court _ __ Coleridge. May number of fill! IxOCK j Coleridge residents took in the sports j at Irvine yesterday. A baseball match between the two towns, waa part of the programme, resulting in (Special to The Herald.) Qf 1Q n in favor.6f Irvine, Fernie, P. C., miner, Coleridge team consisted or D. named Leon Conlea. a Frenchman Sanderson, pitcher, W. Scott, catcher; about 2S years old, was caught by a j C. Bridge, 1st base; H. Ireland, 2nd fall of rock in No. two mine at Coal base; H. Bray, shortstop; W. Foden, Creek, at ten o'clock this morning, i Capt., 3rd base; W. Laureson, left and badly crushed about the chest j field; B. Yeo, centre field; and Spring- and shpulders. He was brought to i bett, right field. tho FerniS hospital, and is in, a j Another feature was a tug of war ious condition. Empire Day was generally ohserv1 between Walsh and Coleridge, which I was won by the latter. Owing to the A severe rules imposed upon our ath- while in training they were ed throughout the Pass ycst game of football between the Femie i _ J TT able to enjoy anything but, the hon- and Hosmer teams, here., re- J suited an a victory for the home i team by a score of The Tat man's baseball team or of the "ze up to Cranbrook and tied the beefy bunch ol the banana belt in innings game with a score of 3 to 3. Doc. Wriglesworth, the baby of the Fernie bunch' of fatness, reports that if night or Baldy Morris hadn't come too soon thc Fernie boys would 'have made a score of 259 to 3. Thos, Taylor, of Frank, as renew- imr acquaintances in the city today i University, Kingston, Ont., is and the others will soon foUow. bench of Manitoba. and will conduct the prayer meeting at Wesley church tonight. a keg oi Deer to oe arunK on tne 'spot. Little difficult.? was experienc- ed, however, in finding worthy substi- tutes, so that nothing was wasted. Mar Yee has opened up his hew restauraat on Sixth Street, and getting his share of that line of bw- iness. V Miss Burnett, of the teaching of the Normal School in Calgary, it spending a few weeks with her sister, Mrs. Lawson. Mr. "Nfenzies, a student of Qoctn't sup- the pulpit of the Presbyterian Church here during his vacation. ;