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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta AT THE SUPREME COURT (From Wednesday's DailyJ An interesting estate suit was tried, at the Supreme Court yesterday before Mr. Justice Scott. D. J. Whitney and W.. C. Ives sold Burne Home of Calgary seventy acres 01 land near the fair grounds. was paid on the forty acre tract which was purchased on March 28 for and on a t hirty-acre tract which was bought March 11 for were stated. The plaintiff will clajiu the common law of the responsibility of the employer or his employee. The employer is liable for the action of his employee causing any injury to another employee, the same as if the accident had happened to a strang- er. The company was building a new inclined track for the mining of coal, the plaintiff was working at the bot- Since then, nothing has the car at the to? a paid. The plaintiffs, Whitney negligent act was let go, it came down sold for the specific performance of j the incline, loaded with rock and the'contract, for the due on I struck the plaintiff, the land, and for the costs of the ac- The jury empanelled included Mor- tioti. The defense maintained that j ris Bariord, Amos Harrison, Alex B. the plaintiffs were unable to deliver! Stafford, Albert E. Easton, Cyrus M. title to either -tract at the time oi i Arnold and Chs.rlr.5 R. Daniel, sale or at the time the writ was is-1 The first witness called was Henry WINNIPEG TO HAVE FINE DEPOT It Will Be One of the Best on the American Continent sued in September last and hence the1 contract was not binding. Hurst, who was in charge of a shift oi four men for the Canada West Ottawa, May plans for the new Winnipeg passenger terminals were approved today, and the contract for their construction will be signed shortly, and the work will be begun at once. The parties to the enterprise The plaintiffs admitted' that owing j Coal Co. At three o'clock in the af-jare Canadian Northern, which to the delay in finding- the duplicate j lernoon of Aug. 12, the shift went the heart of Win- of the mortgage place by Mr. i work on the new incline. H- was uipeg, and the G. T. P. and the Na- Weese, the original owner on the thir- j present when Tinsley was injured, j Transcontinental. The plans acre, tract for SSOO, the discharge j They had just fired three shots. He depot and passenger terminals had not been registered until after J and Bullock wers on top of the rockj..vere prepared by ihe direction of the the writ was issued ..though the mort- j blasted. Tinsley and Nic were load- j Canadian Northern and the G. T. P. gage had been paid.' The forty acres I ing the car. He heard the car com- :lucj vere submitted to the National had been bought "irom the A- R. I. I ing and shouted that there was a Transcontinental commission for de- 'Co., there was 'jo pay on it j "runaway.-" Tinsley did not get farjcision. The commission today gave but title could be delivered in a week j enough up to escape. The car approval. The building will form any time. j and sent the rock up on the heap j finest depot in Canada and will be Mr. Jones, of Jones. Nice's. j striking them, injurizig them. He saw j 3urpassed on the continent only by Piscod 01 Calgary, counsel .for the Tinsley lying on the rock and his d--pot in the City of Washington.! defendants admitted that as the ven- j and legs were covered up with thejjt will cost something more than a! dors had neither title nor absolute I rock. They uncovered him and j miHion dollars and will-be oi stone, claim to the land until all had been ness ran up the incline to get help, i nncj iarge enough to take care not only paid on it, all deals were off. The- Bullock was badly hurt too. He had j Of present traffic, but of traffic for judge stated backed by practice in -irked on that slope near.'y all the ,nany years to come. There will be Ontario and other courts, that it time- from May 9th. The car was accommodation for all compan- .-R-as only when the vendors had no cu up by a wire cable attached to the which are interested. The central right to the title, that the agreement; back etui of the draw-bar that pusses rotunda will be 50 x 90 feet and of a C. N. R. FLYER WRECKED Winnipeg, May Canadian Northern Flyer which left here last night for Minneapolis and St. Paul was wrecked at Cartier Station fifteen miles south of here. The tender of the engine lei: the rails first, throw- ing the engine on its side. Three coaches left the rails, the express, mail and baggage cars and second class coach. The passengers escaped with only a bad shaking up. THE REUF CASE San Francisco, May jury in the case of Abraham Reuf, accused of offering a bribe to former Supervis- or Jennings, came into court today after being locked up all night and announced that no agrc-eme-ut uau. been reached and asked for instruc- tions. Indications point to a dis- agreement. SERVED HIM R Hamilton, Ont., May years in the Kingston penitentiary with thirty lashes was the sentence imposed by County Judge Snyder on William O'Connor, guilty of assault and robbery. The complainant, "was Mary Vodzey, a Polish woman. O'- Connor snatched a purse containing a small sum of money and struck her on the face. O'Connor has served i wo five years terms for similar of- fences. MONEY AND AMMUNITION Kamsak. May D. Forester, who robbed Canadian Northern sta- tion at Atikokan, Ont., a few days ago, was captured here yesterday by AMERICANS WILL NOT CEASE COMING R. H. Owen Predicts a Continuance of Immigration of Settlers From Across the Line Greatly Impressed With Conditions in This District Mr. K H, Owen of the O. W. Ksrr Co. is very cheerful about the crop prospects and conditions generally in j r, 'to spread the gospel of Sunny Sou- this district. In an interview TALKING- US UP. "The 0. W. .Kerr Company continue the Herald he said: "On this, JLethbridge in my first 1908, I trip to am very the Mounted Police. The prisoner much pleased to And the crop condi- armed with a gun and a belt full of ammunition. A large sum of mon- ey was found concealed on his per- son. The credit- of Forester's capture tions better at this time oi the year I have ever seen them. The fall wheat crops could hardly be better, the stand being perfect and the j them Alberta throughout the North- western States, by advertising iu the newspapers, magazines and other pe- riodicals, besides issuing a, largo am- ount of their own advertising matter (including their monthly magazine, "Ken- Land which is being far and wide througn tlwir agents, and in addition we is due to J. A. MacKillarth, the strong and vigorous. The adian Northern agent at Grandview'. spring seedc-d grains also look exceed tave tilree lecturers using CALGARY SELLS DEBENTURES who recognized Forester and notified j ingly having come up uniformly the Mounted Police. DANCE ENDS IN A FREE FIGHT and are well advanced. The usual offending sight of poorly cultivated fields is not as common. It seem's to me that your farmers are learning to con machines and holding neat tugs at different places every night, so ithat "Sunny Southern Alberta" am- ong the people of the States is be- come as familiar a name to them as do better work. Customers that we j Lipton's Teas in Canada or Lydit have brought here heretofore, have Remedies ,in America. has; through the car. It is fastened to the impressive design, in fact the re will be can be repudiated. The vendor the power to sue before he has the: ciruvbar by means of a pin. There j title but has the right to acquire the j'is a drag attached which The train shed will be itle. The money must be paid into j es the ties oi the incline to throw itjverv. jarge ancj every possible con- .to apply to payment to get a i 05 the track and keep it from going j vonieace will be afforded patrons of clear title. Mr. Jones admitted that i down. At the top oi the incline, roads.' the plaintiffs now have power to give drag was taken off and pat in the car ______' .title to the forty acres and could) to be sent down'. It had formerly' have done so at the.time of the issu-jbetii attached to the side of the car. ing of the writ by applying to the1 There was only one man working j court, and can give title to the other i the dump although the engineer j tract by paying the balance due. {sometimes gave him a hand. Witness! After, "a long argument .between Mr. had seen cars unloaded. The pin was! Purchased at Good Price by Toronto Concern i Calgary, Alta., May city j has effected-a sale to Messrs. Geo. A. Simpson. Co., of Toronto, o! 000 debentures thirty years, 4 1-2 per cent, at the highest, price received for; Seven Persons An Exciting Time Last Week Medicine Hat, May sensa- (ivith good reasons) criticized the class of farming that has been done here. They will have less to com- plain of in that direction this year, en account of the improvement which we are very glad to see A GOOD HARVEST FINANCIAL CONDTTIONo ''The financial conditions are very much better than they were last fail. "it is true this is a presidential elec- year, and business men on the 'whole will be a little more 'cons j live, however, last year's panic uor "Indications wholly point to ano- presidential elections can effect the such securities by Calgary or any other city oi its size in the West for j the last couple years. tion was caused in Seven Persons lastither excellent harvest, which will States fanner to any week end, by the unfortunate ending help .confirm in the minds of the peo- a dance held in the new general! pie the fact that Southern Alberta is ,niore or c funds of his own and is ss independent of these and all th- interest j store buildillg- la successful grain growing country. and he is the one we are look It appears an element of discord i1 am glad to see that you have again to invest in Southern Alberta in addition to the city. The city has given the firm the same- privilege oi taking the remaining bonds issued or to be issued within the next nine- ty "days amounting to Jones and L. M. Johnscone. counsel for the plaintiffs as to costs, judge reserved his decision. the In the Supreme court this morning before Mr. Justice Scott, the case of Joseph Tinsley, versus The Canada West Coal Co., Ltd.. -for damag- es, was taken up. T7. C. Simmons IM 111 out to take the drag bar off. Then he takes the fastening off to! up-end the car at the dump. i Each load contained about a ton. j The pieces of rock were generally load- j Lisbon, May Minister of Finance Martinez Carvalho on Wed nesciav last challenged Alfonso Costa ed by n but sometimes It of the Republican elders m the Cross-examined by Mr. Jones, wit- ness said that Tinsley's legs were cov- acted ior the plaintiff and Clifford T. pred by rock-but none had touched Jones, of Calgary, and B. P. Wallace, his stomach as far as he could se.1. of Tabfir fnr the defcs-dssts. Tinsley eoxapJaiueu only of the injury In addressing the jury. Mr. Sim-1 to his leg. It was not necessary to re- mons stated the grounds tor claims ior damages. Tinsley had been work- ing in the mine and on Aug. 12 last he received bodily harm through the negligence of the defendant in allowing a car of rock to run down an inclined slope in the mine of the defendants. The items of claims move the drag to unload the car. This had been done as a result of the kick from his and shifts a month or so before. They had spoken to Mr. Williams, the foreman of the new incline, about it but had not Chamber of deputies to a duel be-j :ause Costa in a speech declared Frai coist ministers had abandoned every] shred of political and private honor! when they signed the decree of Jan- j Yesterday he met Costa in the lob- by of the Chamber and the two men immediately exchanged blows. They pummelled each other vigorously for several minutes and the spectacle was only ended by the intervention of I other deputies. Both men bore num- erous marks of the affray. Later MONTREALER SUICIDES Xew York, May man, who was introduced into the ff byhad the presence of Christian Jji-mmer- rnaia, a rancher of the district. Zini- seasonable rains. On my first ,iuruls- We believe the country is gen trip of investigation into this coun- prosperous. There has been no try, L received two kinds of informa- depreciation of property in the merman's company was uot desired J tion as to the rain fall people Umted States within the last year, but he insisted on remaining and j asserting that it could not be depend- rnaking himself unpleasant. Accord- ingly Mr. Sneller, the contractor for ;cd on at any season of the year, and registered at the" Hotel Manhattan building, who is at present, tech- as William Mating, ci Canada, com-! owner._ brought _the mat- miteted suicide by jumping from a window of the hotel. The body was ter to the notice of Constable Chalk- on account of the panic, with the ception of stocks and bonds that later identified as that oi Percy G. Marling.. 55 years oi age, cf Montreal. It is believed that financial troubles caused him to end his life. NAKED ON TORONTO STREET others asserting that with rare ex-jhave beca sold by the New, York ceptions a rainy season would begin'1 Exchange. The- country is ra- frorn the 10th to the 20th of May recovering from its effects, and and for the next six weeks or two !il" il were not tne presidential elec- ley, and requested him to effect theimoutns there will be sufficient rain- removal of the undesirable to insure the production of- crops Sneller and the constable entered Tlie statement of the latter class we the building, and the latter told i have verified now for three years Zimermau to withdraw, intending the time we have been operating here- to take him outside and give him a In although it had been dry spoken to Mr. Bison, the general man- L. n 1 o i genor Costa bad another altercation in the lobbv oi' the Chamber with Unmistakable Sign of Insanity Toronto, May Jarvis street was crowded with churchgoers yesterday morning, Donald McLaugh- lin started to walk down the street in naked condition. He had just tak- en a bath and walked .down the mid- dle tion coming on perhaps would by this ime have reached normal conditions. "After the maturing of this sea- on's good crops, which are now prac ically assured, there is nothing we an sec to prevent a continuation ot little friendly advice. Zimmerman. a11 spring, rain began falling on the j the advance, in Sunny Southern Al- ii is alleged" refused to comply, day of May. In 1907. the rainy! erta next year, instead, struck Snriler a severe blowiseas011 commenced on the very same am glad to note that Lethbridge with a club and turned on the con- j 16th of May. This year, it j has been improving very rapidly in stable. A prolonged tussel to have started a little earlier, j'the last six months that I have been Zimmerman, who is a powerful man, the rain coming at about this pe- jaway. 1 am -confident there is a proving a hard nut to evidently the constable gained upper hand and laid the big bully out. It was. however, impossible single handed to bring him up to eacn confirms in my mind great future for not only the country thejtiie statements'of some of your clos- j unrounding Lethbridge. but for the of the street exactly as he had BAD BREAK IN THE Senor Chagas, editor lllustratio. of the Hat. The aid of Arnie 01- .on, a peace officer, was sought, but stepped from it. He strolled along the j that gentleman it is alleged, refused street in the sun :or about hall anjlo pive any asgistdnce> For thiS) he hour when Constable Presser threw havg appfear Inspector Ottawa, May in the camp of my friends" was the obituary written over one of the camp'aign "scandals" of the Opposition today. The reckless and unpatriotic attack begun yesterday by his majesty's loy- al Opposition upon Canada's national army, a spectacle in itself unique and unparalleled in any other country assumed an .amusing phase today when force was sudden- ly assailed with a raking lusilade from their own camp. The guns were hurriedly reversed and instead of be- ing traind on the government were di- rected at one of the Opposition's friends to wit. Col. Sam Hughes, to apply the term used against the Ross rifle by its enemies, the bolt which the Opposition shot yesterday "blew back" and scattered in dismay and confusion those who shot it. The gov.er.nrnent members sat quietly the delightful spectacle of seeing the gallant Colonel from Vic- toria Haliburtort administer a scath- CONSERVATIVE C AMP j LIBERALS WIN BY BIGGER MAJORITY port the Liberal party in securing a Canadian route to the Yukon. To Mr. Foster himself some hot shot was handed out. The proneness of the London, May bye-election latter to suspect graft in- every g-ov- today in the Stirling district of Scot- (rnment action was effectively r, fee- red to. land to replace the late premier Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, resulted Goorge W. Fowler followed. In an iu the return of Arthur Ponsonby who ill-judged impact to offset the effect secretary to Sir Henry by the of Col. Hughes criticisms, the number greatly increased majority of for Kings Albert bitterly attacked his i Scottish bye-elections party colleague, practically accusing i to indicate that Scotland is not him of cowardice and being kicked i influenced by the lead against the out of South Africa. His "remarks! Liberals, probably because the li- displayed neither good taste fior anv censing and education bills do not sense of dignity and brought back some bitter retorts from Col. Hughes in which the word "cowardly" was flung out with straight effect'. Mr. Fowler's reply only added to the dis- comfiture of the leaders sitting in silent dismay on the Opposition front benches. When the vote carne on Col. Worth- inffton's amendment to the motion to Scotland. GOOD RACES AT BLAIRMORE Fernie. B. May was ing criticism of the unjustifiable and unpatriotic attempts of his own political friends to make political capaital regardless of facts or fair play. Col. Hughes arraignment of the chief critic o! the Ross rifle, Col. Worthington as a disappoint, d place "hrmter. venting his anger in cooking tip charges that might reflect on the militia department was delivered with characteristic bluntness and vigor. The mistakes c: the C-nsfrrative par- ty were told to them on the floor of the Commons in that did not mince matters. Caucus secrets were blurted out in open forum. The ho declared, knew he had done right in voting against the Manitoba school act, and for the Yukon Railway bill. The clay- would come when they would have to admit that he was right jn defend- ing the Ross rifle. Sir Charles Tup- per, he declared, had urged upon the ex-minister of the interior, the ne- cessity of an all Canadian railway to the Yukon but when the bill was in- troduced the Hon. G. E. Foster had 'led such an agitation Sir Charles Kad been compelled to capitulate and vote against the very measure, he himself had suggested. In the last Conservative caucus Sir Charles had in Ottawa, continued the outspoken Colonel, lie had spoken of two mistakes the party had made, go into supply, only eighteen sup-; a iarge attendance-at the second day's porters could be rounded up by whip j B-lairmore. The following are Taylor. The un-edifying spectacle of leading Opposition members flying at each the results: Free-ior-all, Tom Kewn won; Money other's throats was most illuminative, as showing the utter lack of control which Mr. Borden has over his fol- lowing. He has had many uncomfort- able experience's with his friends of late. Today s experience was prob- ably one of the most discomfiting oi them all. Tobacco for Minors Mr. Ayk-sworth today introduced and explained his bill, "To restrain the use of tobacco by young persons." The bill i.s designed to prevent the use of tobacco in any form by those under 16 years of age and it shall be an offense on the part, of any one to give cigarettes or cigarette papers to any young persons. The penalty is provided for any offence by any young person against the enactment consist- ing of a reprimand for the first offence a minimum fine of for the sec- ond offence, and a minimum fine of 54 for the third offence. The officers of the law are empowered, to seize any tobacco found on any young person. Mr. Aylesworth said that there are no provincial laws in regard to the matter except in Manitoba and Que- bec, but as they differ in character, it has been deemed advisable to have a bill of general character applicable Musk, second; Dart third. Half mile, heats, Latarant won; Landoff second; Rosalta third. One mile novelty race, each quarter, Populist first at quarter, Dave Weber first at the half, three- quarters and mile. 1-8 mile, Irish first; Nellis Burns sfuoiiu; Alta Spa third. Half mile pony race, Carbine first; Bowuce second; Cronje third. Strathcona, May J. Dugan was elected mayor of Strathcona to- day by acclamation, to fill the vac- ancy caused by the resignation of Mayor N. D. Mills. He is a live stock buyer for P. Burns and company and was mayor in 1902 and 1903. one being, their failure to loyally sup- to the whole Dominion. Piles are easily and quickly check- ed with Snoop's Magic Ointment. To prove it I will mail a small trial box as a convincing test. Simply ad- dress Dr. Shoop, Racine, Wis. I sure- ly would not send it free unless I was certain that Dr. Snoop's Magic Ointment would stand the test. Re- member it is made expressly and alone for swollen, painful, bleeding or itching piles, either external or internal. Large jar 50c. SoJd by J. J. Johnson, an overcoat over him and he was tak- en into the Boulevard hotel. A mes- senger was sent to McLaughlin's boarding house and brought back a est weather observers that you can ity of Lethbridge itself. There is depend with a certainty upon a to be a great ad- vance in the next ten years nd there is.every indication that always be one of the leading cities of Alberta." cient rainfall during the growing of -the year. IMMIGRATION WILL CONTINUE "We believe the prospects for con- tinued immigration to this country are as good, if not better, now than Parker, and it is possible that he may thev have faeen at anv time since v get into serious trouble. jfaave bfien operating in Southern Al- Constable Chalkey's only course j berta. There are several bund re i of suit of'clothes after which McLaughlin was to come up to Medicine Hat and our agents on the Held, and all report was taken to the hospital. McLaugh- lin came down last week from a place near Owen Sound to attend the Bap-i It appears that after the uniortun- jare expecting each to bring out a lay and information against Zimmerman considerable interest among peo- Olson. I pie of their localities and that they tist laymen's convention. He ap- peared to go distraught on Friday be- ing found wandering near the Don river. He was searching for God he told his friends. ALBERTA MILLER AT WINNIPEG Hs Is Full of Hope in Regard to Win- ter Wheat Prospects Winnipeg Free Press.) G. W. Green, manager of the Elli- son Milling and JElevator company, of Raymond, Lethbridge and Magrath is in the city on his first visit. Mr. Green, who is an ex-mayor of Ray- mond, says that crop prospects throughout southern Alberta were never brighter. Alberta fall wheat, he says, is a month in advance of last year. He brought a sample of grow- ing Alberta Red wheat from a acre field on the Wells Land and Cat- tle Co.'s farm and showed it to a rep- resentative of the Free Press. It measures nearly 14 inches in langth and is remarkably well stooled, pos- sessing from 15 td 20 strong stems from a single root. Spring wheat in Alberta is, of course, somewhat be- hind this, but shows an excellent growth and is, in Mr. Green's opin- ion considerably in advance of the Manitoba prop is without irrigation. MILK RIVER IRRIGATION An addition to the water supply of the Milk River irrigation project is secured by water right filed in the county clerk's office today by H. N. Savage, as agent for. the United States government, says the Fort Benton River Press. One of the water rights appropriates cubic feet per second to the flow of People's Creek to assist in irrigating acres of land lying between that stream and the mouth of Milk river. Another water right appropriates a similar am- ount of the flow of Dodson Creek, to bo used in the irrigation of about 000 acres of land in that vicinity. DR. BAIN DEAD Toronto, Ont., May Bain, L. L. D., librarian of the Toronto Public Library died at his home this afternoon of jaundice. ate incident between Zimmerman andjnumber of buyers as soon as the the constable, the whole party be- came imbued with the pugilistic spir- it, and the dance ended in something very closely resembling a free fight. Oa Saturday morning Zimmerman came up to ihe barracks in the ciiy to lay information against a num- ber of persons, whom, he stated, had assaulted him. He walked in inno- cently enough, and appeared rather surprised to learn from Corporal Jenkyn that a warrant was issued for his arrest ior resisting arrest on the previous evening. He had unwitting- ly saved the police a great amount of trouble. Zimmerman was bailed out by D. G. WThite and will appear before a mag- istrate. The maximum penalty for resisting arrest is 14 years. WINNIPEG'S POPULATION Winnipeg, Man., May fig- ures to come from the assessment commissioner's department, which will be given out in a few days will show Winnipeg's population to be about The assessor's figures of population are usually regarded as being very near the mark. RACE MEET AT CRANBROOK Cranbrook. B. C., May second day of the grand race meet in Cranbrook was successful in every respect. Beautiful weather, and a large crowd on hand, over two thou- sand being present. The free for all was won by Tom Keoxvn, Money Musk a very close second. The 7-8 mile dash went to Lucercie; Ban Allan second. The 5-8 dash went to Elmdale with La Taranl second. 4s Saint Agnes ran a very good third. The mile novelty race was won by Sam McGibbon. The 3-4 mile dash was won by Melar; Jean Handlon second, and Rosy Mini third, time 1.19 1-2. There has never been so many peo- ple in Cranbrook before. The first meeting of the Association has been thoroughly enjoyed by everyone in the district. Everyone is very much pleased with the meeting. spring work has been complete''! in the States where it has been greatly retarded the last month by -ton wet weather. ARCHBISHOP OF TORONTO London, May Right Rev. Fergus Patrick Mc- Evay, bishop of London, has been appointed archbishop of Toronto to succeed his grace Archbishop O'Connor, who re- tires. NEW ARRIVALS "i IN Saskatchewan and Alberta Every new family that comes to Western'Canada should be users of Royal Crown Soap from the start. Ask any of the people you settle near, and they will tell you it is the best soap to use. It is specially made for the The water in tin's country is very hard. Royal Crown Soap is made from a special formula to suit this hard water. Don't begin your life in the West by using any other soap, and thus wasting money and getting poor results. Tests made show that 6 bars of Royal Crown Soap do I more work than 8 bars of ordinary soap. Royal Crown Soap will save you money. It is easier on the clothes. It washes whiter than ordinary soaps. Don't make theXmistake of starting with any but Royal Crown Soap. You will find that your neighbors are using it as they know it is the best soap for use in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Start right away and save your wrappers for premiums. We will send a list of premiums free to any who ask for it. Royal Crown Soap has been in use almost exclusively for over 20 years in Western Canada. THE ROYAL CROWN, Ltd. WINNIPEG ;