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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta News fgr the Week Wirelets Arranged for Easy Pleading' Laporte, Ind., May j Mack has rendered an official verdict declaring-the adult female body found in the Guiness home after the fire on April 28th, to be Mrs. Guiness. The verdict is that she came to her death through felonious homicide, the per- petrator thereof being to the coronr xmknown. Moose Jaw, May to avoid having to pay railroad fare a ecreted his vriie in a carload household effects which he was IJTOUI JAC'giiiiis.- the car was opened it was found that 'the woman had given birth to a child. The woman and child were removed to the hospital at Eegina, and last reports state that both are doing well. London, May number of mil- itant woman suffragists, dissatisfied with the reply of Prime Minister Asquith to an important delegation Taber, May Tainter killed a rattlesnake on the 0. T. Ranch the; other day. It had several rattles, which are now on exhibition at Buck- nain Henderson's office. London, Ont.. May dis- trict Mothodists have adopted a re- solution praying the Dominion gov- ernment to prohibit the use of liquor in all summer encampments, and are completely ultc'' ed they do not permit sons to Fort, William, Ont., May Thomas Joiiusim ana Berl Jenkins, employees in locai hotels have been missing since Saturday afternoon and fears are entertained that they have been drowned. They went out on the bay sailing in a canoe and have not been heard of since. San Francisco, May General Evan Miles (retired) died in this city yesterday. General Mites, vith -distinction during Indian DEBATE ON THE ELECTION ACT Ottawa, May Liberals of Manitoba say to the Conservatives: We will not have lists prepared by the partisan officials of your friends, the Conservative Government of the Pro- ated. and placed in the Do- j Conservatives were disfranchised in minion constituencies to which they Portage la Piairie; and even rightly belong. At the last Dominion elections, this work was done by the returning officers. A "thin red line" as described in the Manitoba Act, was struck ihrouga names that had to be transferred to an adjoining constituency. The Dominion Gftvern- ment thought it had provided for this in a clause of its own act ;but it was held by the Attorney-General of Man- itoba that the returning officers and Mr. Leach, the Liberal organizer, who know anything about it, admit that the statement is not true. And so on wi'ch the remainder ol his statements, concerning the alleged "thin red line" scandals. There were some no doubt, said Sir Wilfrid Laurier; but they j were only such errors as were likely j to take place in reducing the 40 Pro-1, vincial constituencies to 10 Dominion i constituencies; and in distributing! the votes to each. Some on the bor- der lines of the two constituencies were either left where they ought not; to have been or transferred when thev! Hack Wateb I able for richneit and pleasing flavor. The big black plug chewing tobacco. viuce. The Conservatives of Manitoba re- i whom had Judiciously called in 'ply: We will not have the lists pre-; to helP them- were abused of having pared by the partisan officials of your I fraudulently disfranchised voters, friends, the Liberal Government of prosecuted. The cases were to have been left where they! the Dominion i jourm-d from assize to assize, from! were; and the indefiniteness of the; j. p I year to year, and, in the end were all j addresses on the provincial voters' are used, the- Liberals of Manitoba If the lists pro- CM7 HOW GREAT FIGHT FOR U. S. PRESIDENT STAN! Minn., May be c will oe aissatisneu. ii tne lists "7" ,7 nominations lor president Ox tfie ur; j v ftfter the flec_ Government proposes to do, and we tionSj they win be again to invite the Opposition to help us so the by the Attorney-Gen- to amend the Dominion Elections Bill B-c- premier's residence in Downing street, this morning and the police reserve had to be called out in order to clear the thoroughfare. They arrested six of the noisiest demonstrators. New York, May -was made last night by John P. Hol- land, inventor oi submarine boats, that he is at work on an air ship in which he expects within five years to be able to travel from this city to England in thirty hours. "I fully ex- my airship wil be capable of a of one hundred miles an said Mr, Holland, ''and I expect also that this speed will be attained with-. in five years. I have already six airships, three of which have 'beenj successful. If there comes that high development in' airships that I con- fidently expect, steam ships will be a thing of the past, we shall travel in the air." i kelson, B. C-, May terrible accident took place yesterday at the Upper Bonning-ton Falls, 12 miles of Nelson, 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 and it is supposed that one of the oars broke. The men were going on a fishing expedition. "Paddy" Mills was Nelson's provincial policeman and started the Paradise mine, west 01 the city, in 1S9S. He was 65 years of age. Sharpies an all-round a Boer war veteran and an ex-instruct- or in the Coldstreain Guards, aged 42- Richmond, was a young English- man lately arrived here. All were married. After the upset the men carried over the upper falls and met instant death. The bodies have not been recovered. Antwerp, May railroad acci- dent of unprecedented horror in the annals of Belgian train disasters, oc- curred at 9.06 this morning at Con- tich, a station six miles southeast of Antwerp on the main line. An express train from Antwerp to Brussels crash- ed into a train loaded with pilgrims on their way to a local shrine. This train was standing on a siding. Sev- eral of its cars were telescoped and shattered to matchwood. The total number of dead is placed at 50 and tho wounded at one hundred. Rescuers from Contich were soon at the scene and the labor of succor- ing the injured and removing the dead was conducted with all possible haste. Special trains with doctors, priests and 'nurses were sent to Contich from Antwerp and Brussels. The accident is supposed to have been due to a mis- placed switch. The engineer and the fireman of the express train were killed outright. It now appears that the locomotive of the express train jumped the track and plunged into and completely wrecked the lust three passenger coaches of the train on the siding. This train was carrying an excursion of pilgrims to a. local shrine. i Contich is a junction on the main line between Antwerp and It is a town of Of the serious railway accidents in Belgium the most notable one- of recent years was one. j at Ottignies in .1895 when seventeen people were killed and another at Forest near Brussels when twenty- i one people were killed and over one hundred injured. Weak Kidneys Kidneys, rarely point to -weak Kdner ITerrea. The Kidneys, like thelHeart, and tho find their -weakness, not In the organ well, but in the nerves that control and guide strengthen them. Dr. Shoop's Restorative is medicine specifically prepared to reach ecotrollinff nerves. To docior the Kidneys alone, la futile. It is a waste of time, and of mcnev aj as they came out, o cord. Xo agreement has been on the question in dispute, that of discrimination. A committee of min- ers wil meet representatives of the company and endeavor to come to an amicable settlement. for Marquette, What we eral of Manitoba. More explicit legal separation of the voters into their respective constituencies; and the also severely cut by the infuriated man. The woman's cries brought help. Marks was arrested and the v.-oman and child were removed to the hospital. THE CARDSTON BUDGET Knox, instructed Lafollette, instructed Foraker, instructed "Dninstructed Contested Necessary to choice For .Democratic cept lhe oi Quebec, Ontario and other Provinces ot-ner rrovinces. not ours' not ours. of a and an eye to the convenience of voters in out-of-! Vicoria. B. C... May a local tailor had his skull fractured while leaning out of a street car win- dow by a blow from a passing car. As the car was standing on a switch near Rock Bay, Jamieson put his head out of the window and a car moving in the opposite direction, in passing, struck him. He vras immed- iately conveyed to the Jubilee Hospi- :tal and mav recover. i Belleville, Out., May Cope, an Englishman, forty years old, died in the waiting room at the Grand Trunk railway station here yesterday. He was a passenger going east and had a ticket from Montreal to Ome- nee. He was taken ill on the train and was unconscious and died in that condition. A bottle partially filled with wood alcohol was found on his body and it is thought that deceased k some of it. Sir Wilfrid Laurier-. Because yours the-way places; and, moreover, there j are prepared on an entirely different has to be classification within the j basis. The basis of the Provincial constituencies themselves, so that lists in Ontario and Quebec are the the lists shal conform to the Domin- municipal voters lists, made up from ion polling divisions. This work ne- t-he assessment roll ;and the assessor cessitated the introduction of an elec- certainly would not omit from the tiou bill, in any case; and the Gov- roll anyone liable to taxation, and eminent, realizing that probably the anyone placed on the roll through Cardston, 3Iay previously noted in these columns Mr. Thos. H. For Bryan Woolford went down to Regina as Against Bryan 'the representative of the Provincial To be chosen I A. F. A. to attend a special meeting Necessary to choice of the Interprovincial Council of Groweis- Upon his return on the 2lst he gave some interesting items as to the The council held two sessions and tho time was well occupied in the con sideration of problems most difficult Along some offered for for the farmers to solve. error, would have an interest in act, manifestly' defective, would not Publication- itcms of import- ing his name taken off. The munici- be as complete as .any fair-minded j ance were considei'ed that the future pal voters' lists, therefore, are pre- man would desire, resolved to give jWl11 see results Irom no doubt, independent of any party in- the electors another chance to register J c and they form the most re- under a law that would make good the i anf tiie liable basis you can have for the deficiencies under the Provincial law. j officia-l grain growers' organ to cir- electoral lists of a Provincial or Do- The Hon. Robert Rogers, Minister culate in the three Provinces, Alber- Dallas, Texas. May an' infant son of W. S. Cook, of Denton, on Saturday was pronounced dead by a physician after an attack of pneu- minion Government. But the basis of Public Works, Manitoba, declared ta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and M. B. Cook, of Dallas, the child's uncle, who had been summoned to attend the funeral on Sunday, declar- ed that the child was not dead, and he and the child's father brought him to' life while the undertaker was in the room. The boy is alive to-day and convalescing. The uncle, after protesting against burial, proceeded to massage the'body and applied cracked ice to the head and face. Si. Petersburg, May is a possibility that King Edward will prolong his projected visit to Russia and visit Emperor Nicholas at Peter- hof. The original plan restricted the coming 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- rangements. But the lively popular interest in the visit of the Empire king and the hearty approval voiced by the entire press of Russia has giv- en birth to a desire, that he make a more extended sojourn. The matter is no-v.under consideration. Claresholm. May a lot of discussion lias been caused among the farmer people as to the decision in the late case of Symonds against Gunilerson which was tru-d at the re- cent sitting of the District court here. The horse bought at a sale un- der the Estray Ordinance some time ago and the purchaser resold the horse to Gunderson. Later the origin- al owner turned up and sued Gunder- son for the horse. It turned out in the evidence that the sale had not been in conformity- with the proper Li-gal requirements and the result of the case- was that the horse was orcl-red to be returned to Symonds. 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 happened before the coming into force of the Dominion Lord's Day Act and the only act applicable being the old English Act of Charles II. an agree- mem entered into on Sunday was I void because it was not made as in' the ordinary occupation oi the party seeking to uphold it. MacLeod, May J. Hamlin of Pincher Creek, has been arrested on the charge of perjury preferred against him by Mr. Foy, a detective of the C. P. R. This case arises out of the trial of Operator Mullin, who was acquited here at the late sitting of the Supreme court on the charge of manslaughter. It appears that Hamlin who is an operator, in giving evidence at the Mullin trial before the magistrate stated that during his three years employment with the com- pany, as night operator, he had had no holidays, and the officials of the company claim this statement to be false. The prisoner came before mag- istrate Stames today and was remand- ed for further hearing until Tuesday next. Colin Macleod who defended Mullin will also defend the prisoner. Hamlin. Dallas, Texas, May lives lost, more than a million dollars worth of property destroyed, fuur thousand persons homeless, and the telegraph and telephone wires west and southeast put out oi commission, are the results oi an over-flow of the 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. The waterworks plant is out of commission and the light plant is inundated. Mayor Hay has issued a proclamation closing all business houses from 7.SO to night until 5 The waters of Trinity rivi-r area still near the summit of the banks and another great volume of water began pouring from the west fork of the stream towards this city late last night. Early today the 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- siderablc additional property loss and suffering will result is considered certain. Thrilling rescues are report- ed from Currmvto'wn and Grapevine. Thirteen men, women and chiidr-. n '.vere caught in the overflow of the Denton river. Their condition be- came so precarious that they were Eorcrd to hold children upon their shoulders in order to keep them from drowning. These people stood in water almost to their necks for ten hours until rescued. oi the Provincial lists in Manitoba, as that electors were disfranchised, j Sive utterance as to the aims well as British is in 1904, by the" red line." i and work ol this organization. similarly dealt with by this john Crawford. Liberal Member' not the municipal assessment roll, but for porta2e La Prairie, replied that i personal registration. The lists are there were not even 99_ made up by registration clerks, ap- The Hon. Robert Bogers 777 pointed by the Provincial Government Conservatives were disfranchised in and are subsequently revised by the proTincial constituency of Hamio- county court judges, each of whom has ta the time and place- of his sittings Reply; In the Provindal election fixed for him and may not extend the appointed time, even if the revis- ion is not complete, and may not change the place of sitting, even though he may find it necessary to do so, in order to enable qualified it %Vas only 737. voters in distant parts of his district B to get their names put on the lists. election of 1904. disfran- It has been stated that on one occas- ciiisea iii. ion an agent, representing one of the Hon_ 2QQ political parties, occupied tne whole time for revision bv his opening ad- tne dress to the--judge. On another occas- ion a judge, appointed to sit at Beau-, sejour, adjourned his court to sit at Lac du Bonnet, in the same registra- tion district, to enable a number of qualified voters to get on the lists. He there registered 38 duly qualified oi it was o02. j the lists were Conservative vote of 1904 exceed-! taken to the Attorney-General's office. ed the Conservative votes of 1903 and j those names were contemptuously council, entertained the Alberta representative in a royal manner. Another pleasing experience a visit to the experimental iarni at Fairiield's invitation! Of course it makes the people here very much, gratified to learn that nothing seen on his trip to Kegina was ahead of the growth in the Card ston district. spea'king with Mr. Fairfield and admiring the plots, of ffrain on the farm Mr. Woolford remarked that the shewing cer- tainly fine but not so good as he had at home, to which the first named replied, "I do not expect to be able to outdo you." The roll of honor, showing the at- tendance of all the Stake officers for the six months at their meetings Provincial election of; road by rr..s_ Wood The record was total Conservative vote Thu parliculars are onliucd was 504; in the Dominion election; throllgh lack of time. 1904, it -was 521; and in the Pro-: ______________ election of 1903. when the Dominion authori- ties had nothing to do with the lists, the total Conservative vote polled was 740; and in 1907, when the Conserva- tives won the seat from the Liberals, TPT. t.hp Hnn Dominion were disfranchised in constituency of Min- th BOWV1LLE NEWS and yet the Hon. Robert Rogfrs' said 200 were disfranchised. i Bowville, May prayer meeting was held at 31r. 147 Mill's place. on the lists. Should such a jflTv he unheW when it within names were torn out oi .the lists. It is true, their registration illegal, according to: The Hon- Eobert 5aid the law of Manitoba, but it was ony Conservatives were disfranchised in j "Sunday school was held Sumlay in accord with natural justice that the town of Hatniota. morning but owing to the showery they should have been allowed to, Iri provincial of the wcainer there won.- the totui few bui, in was 317 in the Dominion there was a. good crowd prospnt. an'i power the 'Dominion Government tion of il v'as and in the the Rev. Mr. Scrag taught a to prevent injustices? I propose Provincial election of 1907. its was class in the rudiments of music dur. an independent preparation of the 317 Ytt the Hon- Robert Bog-j ing the early part of the evening, ai- lists in Manitoba, British Columbia, er3 H7 Conservatives were dis- ter which h-.- deliven-d his sermon. and the unorganized distrists of On- iranchised. j Now is the time to insure your tario and Quebec and that basis of Hon. Robert Rogers said 172. against hail. Address all independence which is to be found Conservatives were disfranchised at in tlie municipal origin of the lists Crandall poll: in th-. organized districts of those jn the Provincial e'-ction Province and in Nova Scotia, NL-W 0{ jgos, the total Conservative vote Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, was 199 and in the Dominion Alberta, and Saskatchewan, will then election of 1904 it was 203. yet the become comon to the lists in Manito- Hon. Robert Rogers said 172 were dis-11'" tne f L. ___T r% inlTll fTK irancnised. (Cardston Star.) The following letter, show- ing the result of last year's grain crops, has been received by Mr. J. Obed Smith, assist- ant Superintendent of Immi- gration from Mr. L. H. Jeliff, whose farm is situated at at Spring Coulee, Alberta: "I had this year (1907) 214 acres in crop, ISO acres of wheat, 8 acres of barley, and 26 acres of oats. My average yield of oats to the acre was 55 bushels, wheat 52 bushels, and barley 30 bushels. The value to me per acre was: Wheat, 344.24; oats, j barley, The -value per acre to me last year (1906) was: Wheat 313; oats, barley, The highest price obtained by me this year or offered me for my grain was: Wheat, 67 cents per bushel; oats, SI.05 per hundred; barley, per hun- dred, 51.10. The above is bas- ed on value of oats, auu barit-y, offered to me or sold by me at threshing time for October 1 to November, not to the high prices offered me for seed purposes on grain reserved for that use. I had a small piece of land on farrn planted to "Khankoff" wheat, a Russian variety of hard winter wheat, which yielded 63.6 bushels por acre, but a? I am holding it for sfrd have not quoted its value acre." British Columbia. Apart from these considerations, the Government was obliged to brinsr 'quiries to B. White, section 19- I Milk has boueht a nev i mill from Mr. Paulson. j ,M.r. Crist Kngen of Sundial was in I Bowville Monday to g.-t a plow fixwl. At the same time ho bought a couple {of pigs, one of which he sold to The Garbutt Busirtess College ('if ;TV I; s %iiii foi- jni'f-iv-M.'ciico1 jiti'l fur "L." rintfr rim-1 "T-: K G. GATHTJTT. The Hon. Robert Rogers declared! that in the whole division of Mar- JA. Williams for Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Smith and -11 i a i mn o j.- i 'milv of Granum spent hist week vis- in a bill to provide the machinery to quette Conservative voters were; jiting Mr. and Mrs. T. .1. Dolan. Mr. distribute the voters on the Provin- disfranchised, cial lists among the Dominion con-j Reply: The Conservative votes recently sold his homestead stituencies. The boundaries of the i polled in the Dominion election of Dominion constituencies cut through j 1904 exceeded the Conservative votes provincial polling divisions. The vot- j polled in the Provincitl elections of ors on the- Provincial Hsts for such j 1903 by 469. divisions have to be carefully separ- The Hon. Robert Rogers said "N near Granum Tor He was (looking over, land in Buwville with the intention of buying. ONTARJ-l ARTS EDUCATION THEOLOGY MEDICINE SCIENCE (Including The Arts Course may be taken wit'1 out attendance. For Calendars, write the Registrar, GEO. Y. CHOWN, 3 Kingston, Ontari If your back achos or Is -weak. If the or Is dark and strong, if you have symptoms Of BriKhts or other distressing or dan jerous kld- Dey disease, try Dr. Shoop's Restorative a Tablets or see what it can and will 4o lor 700. Druwist recommend and sell Dr. Shoop's Restorativo J.. J. JOHNSON. 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, ana King Ed- ward's visit to Emperor 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, where tho party will embark on the French cruiser Leon Gambctta for Dover. Great preparations have been 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 Gambotta, with President Fallieres and the memb.-rs of his party on board, arrived hero from Boulogne shortly after one o'clock this after- noon. Tho part> was given an enthus- iastic welcome by the British m.in of war under tho command of Admiral Lord Charles Bercsford. f I I 2 J J; i. THE KING AND QUEEN OF'ENG LAND WHO ARE ABOUT TO PAY A Vls'lT TO RUSSIA The, Material for your shed, barn or house until! you have seen our in. Ship-lap Finest material on the market at closest "price" yet Carload each of fresh Lirne. Wood Fibre Plaster and Cement in stock. Rogers-Cunningham Lumber Co., Ltd. Lettibridge, laber, Stirling, fiayinond, Magratti, Coleridge ;