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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. LETH B R I DG E, ALTA., THURSDAY, MAY 21, IIOS. NO. 142. HAVING GIDDY TIME IN OLD LONDON TO SUCCEED McEVAY London, Out., May is stated lat Bishop Bcollard of Baulte 8te. Mark, will succeed Bwhop McEvay ere, and that Dean Mahouey will be ppoiuted to the head of the Soo di- ccse. Fretcfc Greeted by aiOratioi Wherever He Goes London, May Garden was resplendent today in brilliant decorations in honor of the coming of the king and queen of England and the President of France. It was a gala opera night by the king's command and Melba and Tet- rarzini sang. Sir Edward Grey, secretary for for- eign affairs, gave a banquet to M Falleries early in the evening at the foreign office, the guests including the Prince of Wales, the Russian anc French ambassadors and the chie: ministers of state. There were no speeches and the whole party drove from the foreign office to Covent Gar den. Again huge crowds gathered in the streets and cheered the variou processions of the French presiden and the Prince of Wales from Marl borough House to the theatre which presented a superb spectacle. On th arrival of the royal party the audi ence rose en-masse, the orchestr playing the French national anthem Mr. Falleries was the first to ente the royal box. He was followed b King Edward, Queen Alexandra, th' Prince and Princess of Wales an other members of the royal familj The queen was attired in black, lit corsage being set with diamonds an she wore a superb tiara of diamonds It was the general remark that Pros dent Falleries looked extremely i tigued, and he sat silent throughou almost the entire performance. Melba and Tetrazzini were both i splendid voice and were accorded a generous reception. At the close of the performance the audience again rose and remained standing during the departure of the royal family. NEW POWDER EXPLOSIVE Haliburtou, Ont., May E. toluien claims to have invented a icw powder explosive which can be urued or pounded without danger, mt which, when excluded from air ,nd ignited by_ electricity, is more than dynamite. Tests have )een made and a company organized o promote it. WRECKED WITNESS' HOME Oakland, Cal., May dwell- ng built by James I. Gallagher, form- r president of the San Francisco of. supervisors and chief wit- icss for the prosecution in the San graft case, was wrecked last night by dynamite. Neither Galla- gher nor any member of his family were near the scene of the explosion. lar Views Ckage Very Qtkkly Debate at Ottawa WILL HANG AT K AM LOO PS Neson, B. C., May the Geenwood Assizes today Francesco Jadio, the Italian on-trial for the mirder of Louie King, the young gir dlled in the explosion at the Niagara hotel three months ago, was founc guilty of murder and was sentencet by Mr. Justice Clement to be hangec at Kamloops, on July 31. GREAT LOSS OF LIFE IN CHIN A Victoria, B. C., May Maru, of the .Japanese line whic arrived today with 26 saloon and 20 steerage passengers, mostly Japanese brought one of the smallest cargoes she has carried across the Paciii the boycott in South China being re sponsible for loss of business. News of another disaster at Han- kow following on the disastrous fre- shet which the loss of hun- dreds of lives, the wreck of 500 junks and the stranding of many steamers, including several foreign river craft, was brought by Shihb Maru. The typhoon came suddenly and' in a few OPPOSITION IS LIKE THE WIND ORDERED OUT OF TOE CITY Ottawa, May all night ses- iou last night was a tactical move >y the government to oblige the Op- xj.sition to commit themselves de- mitcly to a policy of sheer, deliber- ate, wil ful and foolish obstruction, und it was crowned with entire suc- cess. Hitherto the Opposition while .hreatening obstruction and actually nduiging in obstruction tactics by the delivery of unnecessarly lengthy speeches showed some discretion in avoiding any open and defiant asser- tion of the doctrine that they would use_the wide powers of debate still recognized by the Ottawa Parliament to compel the majority to bow to the minority by a deliberate 'hold up' oi supply, but this morning under the reckless leadership of Geo. E. Foster and George Taylor, the Opposition put themselves just where the gov ernment wanted to place them, in the position of obdurate obstruction ists, determined to 'hold up' Parlia ment and the business of the countrj in the political interests of the pirat ical Roblin-Rogers machine. The time under discussion was wel designed to put the obstructionists ii a discreditable light before the coun try. It provided for the salaries o customs officials from one enc of Canada to the other. Failure t vote the supplies means a hardshi; to these deserving civil servants, ye Mr. Foster's ideas of tactics led hin to seek to make of their necessitie power to compel the government t promise to abandon legislation, whic while reasonable in itself and in th public interest, is not acceptable t the brace of Manitoba bluffers, wh not satisfied with autocratic rule L osition bcnchei; to block the gov- nunent for any length of time. It cannot be too jnuch impressed pon the House that the proposition ow before the House with regard to jy election bill to give judges com- lete charge of-the revision of the fanitoba lists pr.ior to tho next ion. It Is to prevent this that the position is blocking the granting f supply. Made Charge of Graft Ottawa, May Ion. Pos- er., the leader de facto of the mock eroie band' of no-surrender ob.struc- loiiibts in the Commons again stood Titween the waiting civil servants and heir salaries today when the govern- lent again attempts d to go into sup ly and pass the item for overdue alaries, to the customs officials hroughout Canada. Mr. Foster with tie avowed intention of deliberately bstructing as 'repeatedly announced >y the Conservative whip and his con- crees during the early hours of this norning brought up a brand new rievanec. Because Sir Frederick Bordon had, in public interest us- d his influence' in the establishment if a cold storage wan-house at St. rolm, N. B., in which he personally md no financial interest, the ever juspicious Mr. Foster chargtd graft. :iy exaggerating the intent of one or .wo sentences in the official corres- OPPOSITION LEADER LIVES OF FIVE PEOPLE ARE LOST Terrible Wastat Near Port Arthur CP.R. Traits Blocked Constable Gillespie had some fun with the fake priests last night. Af- ter a diligent search he finally found them at the C. P. R. station and with considerable persuasion of various sorts got them over to the Mounted Police Barracks to interview Supt. Wilson. Owing to the fact that they had been O.K.'ed by a" cititen of the city, there was nothing in the law by which they could be dealt with. They were ordered out of town and were last seen early this morning. minutes reduced the hundreds of boats in the Kian river to wrecks. Steamers broke from the moorings at the hulks and only those which could get up steam quickly escaped. The China merchant steamer Wilsang was driven ashore. The Kiang Fou pad- dle steamer was driven against some hulks and her wheel broken and sev- eral other steamers damaged. The ri ver was thick with corpses of the ri- ver people and five hundred bodies were recovered before the steamer left Shanghai. News was also brought of a great coal mining disaster in Kwangsi where one thousand lives were lost when the mine took fire. their own 'province, are now hoping to dominate the Federal House. Mr. Foster, Mr. Lennox, Mr. Taylor and .others were flat footed in their dcclar- of their intention to hold up the proceedings of Parliament and of A GALICIAN HAD A GUN Sam Young, a rancher living a few miles from the city and his son had an exciting time yesterday out at ifo. 3. They were returning home when they saw a colt belonging to them that had strayed a good while previously. They proceeded to take it with them, was prepared to take the responsibil BRITISH SUBJECTS NOT GIVEN VOTE Rcgi.no, Sask., May whole afternoon sitting of the House was taken up with the considering of new election laws in committee and th government stated its intention o shutting out the general franchise, no only of Chinamen by birth but Brit ish subjects born of Mongolian par ents at Hong Kong or elsewhere in British territory. In reply to a question the attorne; genera] said he had considered anayable to W. Whitney for and vtting it caslu-d in a local hotel, was ound fruilty in court here yesterday nd will receive his sentence later. A GENEROUS CANADIAN London, May Mount Ste- )hen, formerly the president of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, vho had previously donated two mil- ion dollars to the King Edward hos- pital, has now further donated shares of the Great Northern Railroad of the United States to the sanie fund. GIVING ADVICE TO MICHEL MINERS CLOSE I. C. R. SHOPS St. John, N. B., May I.C. shops at McAdam Junction were closed down today. General Super- ntendent Downs said that for some weeks the shops have not been run- ning full time and the expense in keeping them open was not warranted. They will remain closed until June 1st. RAPE CASE AT FERNIE Fernie, B. C., May the Su- preme court being held here, Frank Sherf who was sentenced to life im- prisonment for rape, was awarded a new trial, which went before the jury last night. After being out two hours they returned with a verdict of in decent assault. It is said a much lighter sentence will be given the prisoner. Go Back to Work and Let District Board Settle Trouble Forme, B. C., May a largely attended mass meeting of the Forme iiul the Coal Creek miners here, the .strike of the Michel miners was con- sidered. It was unanimously agreed lo request the Michel miners to re- sume work immediately and leave the case of the twelve union officials dismissed by the coal company, in the 'lands of the district board for settle- ment. TALKS WITH CATTLEMEN CHILD WILL LIVE Winnipeg, May despatch 'rom St. Paul, Minn., says: "The doc- tors at the Pasteur institute today gave a favorable report on the case Little Winnie Randall, the Can- adian child from Wawota. brought there on Monday to be treat- for rabies. The experts assert that the child's constitution and cheerful Imposition combined with the prompt work of the father in seeking relief has won. The child is now practical- ly out of danger. Mr. Melntyre, proprietor of the "Mclntyre- south of Magruth was in the city last night oil His way south to Salt Lake. Mr. Mc'In- ing a bend in the river about half a tyre is very optimistic regarding bus- mile above the mouth broke through iness this season. The cattle are do- the banks and continued down wclK Uie grass Abundant, and he mad career over the city park around the municipal power house and ac- ross the CJT.R. In going through the park it carried away all the dance halls, ice cream stands, pavillions, expects that the markets will be good. lie has just contracted with Mr. Day of Medicine Hat to deliver GOO mouth of the river. With the C. P. R. bridge washed away about three quarters of a mile swings, "etc.. crossing the C.P.K. it head of cattle about the middle of washed away the bridge over the ri- ver and also 'created havoc about the power house, situated at the Mr. Mclntyre says that he never a better prospect for a record crop than there is at present. Hay Knight, manager of the Knight Sugar C'o.'s ranch is in the WHAT BECAME OF BALLOTS? Ottawa, May and elections committee of the Commons today opened the inquiry into the dis- app arance of the records oi Stans- stead bye-elections in January and after inspection oi the premises of the clerk oi the crown in chancery, where the election records are kept, 'k-ci'.led to summon Mr. Foley, clerk in chancery, Mr. Chadwick, his as- sistant and Mr. L. Heurheau, Ottawa junk dealer who was employed to de- ballot papers afUr the clerk >f the crown was through with them. The theory is that the, papers for this fiction -wcr-- destroyed in mistake for those of 1904. their contempt for the legitimate ivc in hofes' 1 Vfr CV.stnT- "tUa r rights of the majority and the needs of the civil service. The spirit of Op- is well revealed in this pas- ager-which is taken from the official eport of this morning's proceedings. Mr. the honorable gent- eman opposite were out in the coun- ry, they would understand the feei- ng is that clauses 1 and 17 of the lection bill should not be allowed to pass. That is the feeling of both Lib- srals and Conservatives. Mr. against the bill when the' time comes. Mr. said his only resource would be dis solution and. we welcome dissolution Mr. may have to come to it. Mr. we are ready for purity in political life had himself been guilty of exploiting a position of trust for the benefit of his own pocket. The usual six o'clock mid day ad- journment found the situation un- changed. The Opposition declares it is still determined to vote not one single dollar of supply unless the gov- ernment submits to the dictation of the minority and withdraws the con- tentious clause of the election bill. The government on the other hand is just as ri'solutely bent on getting sup- plies to pp.y the salaries earned by of track. Almost immediately after j city today. The company expect a the accident A C- P. K. freight, camejgood year" boLh on the milch nnd in ilong from the east and crashed overjtne faclOry. They will raise between the wrecked bridge into the river ojid calves this year. The with eight or ten cars on top of .laps are liking the.ir work, locomotive. The fireman, engineer j They havo contracted to raise and brakcinan went down, were killed ncres of beets. or drowned and nlso it is believed. The company will got one-fifth of two unknown men who were stealing a ride on the train. Men killed were engineer Savard, fireman McBride, and Brakeman Tnman, all residents of I Schreiber. The city power and light and water system is crippled and will be some days before it is ready ag- ain. Temporary arrangements for power for lights and street cars may be made with the Canadian Nor- thern nnd Kaministiquia Company of the proceeds of these. The farmers owing to the price of labor, are not putting in a large acreage this year. They find it is easier to grow wheat. PUBLIC MEETING IN NORTH WARD Fort William, _by with their system. connecting lines Large numbers of DECISION HELD IN REAL ESTATE CASE The civil action of Tullcr, Wm. Slonn nnd J. W. Bawden and others against W. R. Dobbin occupied the Supreme Court yesterday afternoon M. Parry, J. M. B, Shively with and part of this morning. Mr. Har- Saunders and S. A. Johnson ris for the plaintiffs did not call any nddcd defendants is being heard to- day in the Supreme Court. II. A. Mallins nf Winnipeg, purchas witnesses, and for the defence Mr. Dobbin gave evidence for himself. When the arguments had made you. Mr. honorable friend does not act as if he were ready. Mr. what way? Mr. for six months of this session honorable gent- lemen opposite have been obstructing public business so that they might prevent an election during the cur- rent year. Mr. you think WP are right in not letting you go to the coun- try with loaded dice? Mr. you don't want us to go to the country. Mr. won't let you go to the country with an open ballot and power to enfranchise Doukhobors and Galicians. Duncan is good stuff for the Northwest. Mr. the Northwest was here a few days ago. Some Hon. Bob Rogers. The government after securing a record of this and other even strong- er declarations and establishing by actual tost that the Opposition were prepared to back up their threats, adjourned the House. The interven- ing holiday will give the Opposition an opportunity to consider whither they are drifting and it will also per mit public opinion to manifest itse'f. tt is known that a considerable section, possibly a majority, of the Opposition members are out of sym- pathy with the methods now being pursued but they are overborne by the thn employees the country and in people are today attempting- to visit protecting the Liberals of Manitoba the scene but cannot get near it ix> ngainst the KI.Klin-Rogers manipula- tions of the vot- r.s' lists. There will b" a lull in the fight to- morrow, Ascen-ion day, there being no session of the House. On Friday the government will again press for supplies and the light will be kept up for some dny? until the House is thoroughly sick of the present unpar- alleled situation on Parliament Hill. cause of the Hood. For some reason it is impossible to make an estimate of the damage but tt nmy be beyond two hundred thou- sand dollars. The bodies of the men are not yet recovered. AN IMPORTANT BUSINESS CHANGE Fred Gow will close out their present in the Coaldalc SASKATCHEWAN LEGISLATURE VICTORY FOR THE TURRET PLAN The ratepayers of the North Ward are talking of holding a public meet- ing before the voting on the bylaws on June 8th. It is argued that the rate- payers of that part of the city should vote together either for or against the by laws. Those opposed say th; y have no objection to the money bo- ing spent as the by-laws propose but that five or ten thousand more should have been added for sidewalks and water service in the North Ward. Old Point Comfort, May The biggest naval gun, the heaviest projectile and the highest explosive known, combined with close EASTERN MAIL IS DELAYED F.astern range and deadly aim were today al- lowed to work their full havoc. The result is declared to be a victory for I tht! turret construction and this know jlllcse t of the main line of the C.P.R.. be- ing the eleven inch hardened steel i 4l, 'tween Gilbert and Edison, east 01 plates was blackened, broken, the 4 4, Kenora smik out. of sight. Attorns seams of the turrett sprung nnd the l mail is a scarce article On Monday T.I 80 feet. sprung rivets and screws loosened and twist- block -at tht-- ein Fred (Jowr nnd firm of Nelson of June. Messrs. TL Nelson, of the Fraser will occupy the store now occupied by Nelson Fraser and will engage in tho boot nnd shoe business on a large scale. The .splendid reputation Mr. Gow who has built a ii'lid trade, has es- tablished in this business will be up- held, meaning inat public ed 925 head of cattle belonging to Ilia Lordship reserved judgment, in- the Knight Sugar Co. They arc toitimating that while the plaintiffs be shipped on June II and 18, via Montreal to England. They will oc- cupy 55 stock cars and Mr. Mullins expects to realize about per bead. might be legally right, the equity of the case was on the side of the de- fendant, as the plaintiffs had acted rather harshly in cancelling their ag- reement with the defendant. little group of inxconciliblos who have promised Roblin nnd Rogers that they will prevent a proper revis- ion of the Manitoba lists. In the event of continuous sessions being resorted-to by the government, it is doubtful whether whip Taylor can get the necessary help from the Op- get the worth of 'heir money in the and shoe line as well as cour- teous attention. Mr. Fraser is a ca- pable, i shoes in Southern Criticism of the Game Law Enforce- i ment by the Opposition Rpgina, Sask.. May noon's sitting of the House was de- Toted to the ronsiderntion of the es- timates and during the whole sitting the department over which Hon. W. H. Motherwell is the hoad, wns under review. The Opposition severely cri icisod the policy of tho government n respfct to the cnforcomont of the frame laws, maintaining th.it work should be done by the police and that the men doing the work now were ap- pointed as a reward for party service. There was also some criticism of a vote of for the Salvation Army immigration department on the ground that under the terms of Sas- katchewan autonomy, Dominion gov- ernment had undertaken to do all the immigration work in return for the retention of public lands. At no stage was the discussion interesting. There was no sitting tonight ovring to the dinner taking place at Govern ment House. c-d. It was not five minutes after th terrible impact that the finely bul-j ancod mechanism of the turrett was train partly under wate being worked with perfect ease and the 12-inch gun on the left side, was trained at will. Inside the turret.! i ing it ni'.icb ns possible, a lo- 'cmuotivo, tender. linptfagL- and mail ii-ar were run over it but in the mid- dle ibe track sank leaving the whole The mai1 where stand the gunners and gun crewcrcw, the havoc was much less! probably all be destroyed. There to bt> worth of regis- iterefl ninil in the bags. Another accident caused still n iij I ill t >i. tin 111 ft 11 iv i i- greater delav. Last night a bridge apparent than trorn the outside, lox- aminatioti showed that of the mnny .'near Port Arthur wns carried away. telegraphic wires also: delicatelv adjusted instruments 'to that both tram and telegraphic service will be interrupted for two more. fire, control, sighting, and operating he turret, few, if any, were out of working order. j RESUME WORK ON GAS WELL BASEBALL TONIGHT WEST MIDDLE9SEX CANDIDATE London, Ont.. May Walk- er, of Woodgrtvn. lias announced him- self as the Conservative in West Middle.-ex. He appeals to the electors as a farmer. BACK TO CHINA Winnipeg, May Watt, of this city left today for China Inking wih him the Chinese leper from Austin, Man., which will put in an institution for lepers at Canton. Owing to the heavy rain on Mon- 1