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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETH8RIDOE, ALBERTA, UP WHILE EATING Masked Robbers ter N. Y. Restaurant In Daylight New York, May masked men invaded a restaurant at 444 Seventh Avenue today, held up the twenty customers and after robbing two of them of made their es- cape. One of the robbers guarded the door, another guarded the cashier with his revolver, while the others drew revolvers and threatened to shoot any of the patrons who might attempt, to leave the place. At this several women who were sitting at the tables lied to the -rear of the room and huddled in the corners. Threatening to, shoot if opposition was made, the robbers marched two of the men and; took they had. After warning the victims to make- no attempt to follow them on pain of death, the robbers departed on the run. They are believed to be mem- bers of a notorious east side gang. WORTH OF SCOTTISH LASSIES Winnipeg, May thousand dollars worth of S6otch girls are he- Ing brought to be Winnipeg house- wives Monday to Mrs. Helen Sand- ford, superintendent of the Girls' Home of Winnipeg. Mrs. Sandford left some time ago to secure these :girls who are coming to .Canada to as domestics. They are already 'engaged to work and have all'homes go to Application was made" to 'Mrs. Sandford before she left for the -Country and the people wanting .-a girl paid ?50 to supply the pasage In the party _are 100 girls all BANK PRESIDENT GETS FIVE YEARS St. Johns, Que., May Hon. P. H. Roy, president of the defunct Bauque St. Jean, was convicted yesterday of is- suing false returns to the Do- minion Government and was sentenced today to serve five years in. the -penitentiary. Roy was a former speaker of the Quebec Legislature and was a candidate for Mayor of Mont- Teal a year ago last January. WORK ON BRIDGE The big Uridge is mating good pro- gress. The false work is now being constructed for the big span at the cut bank on the far side of the river The big cage that was used by the men in building the high towers is now not needed any more so i1 is being taken to pieces. A couple of carloads of steel for the bridge have arrived from Walkerville, Ont. With favorable conditions the bridge will be finished in good time. STANDARD OIL MAGNATE'S ESTATE Leaves Large Income To His Widow and Children GOOD NEWS FOR CANADIAN SOO Two immense Steel Mills To Be Operating This Fall looking young women and. attrac- tive. BACK UP SENATOR i DE VEBER'S AGITATION The iRcyal Society closed its annual meeting here last night with a banquet in Eussell House attended by members and delegates The deputation chosen, from those present to the- British -Association for the advancement of Science, which meets in Winnipeg in August, in- cludes Sir Sandford Fleming, Ottawa; Prof. Fallen, Prof. Vincent Swale and Prof. A. 'R. of Winnipeg. It- was decided to memoralize the Dominion and provincial governments (recommending that some steps be taken toward prevention of contam- ination 'of Canadian rivers and water- ways by dumping of sewerage from cities and towns into them. The pres- ent condition, of affairs is deeply de- plored as being a menace to the health of the country. 5ew York, May despatch from Pittsburg to The Times says Another move toward centering the iron and steel industry of the-United States on the borders of the Great- Lakes was made when a contract was closed by the Algoma Steel Co. for for heavy steel machin- ery to be delivered at Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, as quickly as pos- .sible. It is the intention of the Philadelphia's and the Londoners back of this plant to have two im- mense steel mills, therein turning out and. other steel products by Jfo- :v "The nature of the machinery or- dered shows that the mills will be. erected which will be rivals, of even the biggest and best PittsburgL mills and by far the largest in Canada.3' Xew York, May will of Henry H. Rogers gives to the widow the use of the New York City resi- dence and sets aside a trust fund of from to- to provide, and an annuity for her of At her death the trust fund is to be returned to the resid- uary estate." Mr. Rogers leaves his residence at Fairhaven, Mass., and his real estate there to his son Henry H. Rogers, jr. Various trusts ranging from 000 to each, altohether ag- gregating are created for the benefit of collateral After these bequests the residuary estate is divided into four trust funds one for the benefit of each of his children. When the children attain the age of forty years, they are to receive one half of the principal of the trust created for their benefit the other half is to be held in trust during the life of each child, tout the children are given the power to dis- pose of the principal of the trust by Will. No estimate of the value of the es- tate was given with the fiEng of the will, further than a statement that the real estate is worth mere than that the personal estate ex- ceeds Winners Of Races At Epsom Meet LOCAL NEWS PRESBYTERIANS HAVE NO USE FOR TOBACCO Denver, Colo., May 27 and laymen' should not use tobacco, but it is not contrary to the princi- ples of the Church lor judges to grant saloon licenses.-This was decided by. the general assembly of the Presbyterian .Church in ses sion here today. The assembly :.thus expressed itself the tem- perance committee after a. 'long dis- cussion. The report commended .Pres- ident Taft, Waliiam'.. and former President Eliot of Harvard for being teetotalers and urging: the min- isters of the Church to petition Con gres.s to stop interstate shipments of liquors, OLD LAKE CAPTAIN DEAD Toledo, May Dav- id Edwards, for half a er of lake vessels died- at the home -of his son here. In early sea- faring life, Capt. -Edwards was ,ships .carpenter on the warship. Constitution. Millions For a Dry Dock HARVARD STUDENTS CAUGHT BUYING EXAM. PAPERS F. H. Steele of Charlestown Arrested When Paying Qver for Documents Cambridge Mass.; May little financial transaction in a Harvard student's room today concerning the sale in advance of alleged examina- tion was about to be consum- mated when two policemen stepped from a closet and arrested F. H.: Steele of Charlestown who had agreed to procure the papers. The amount in- volved was which "the student agreed to r collect from seventy-five other, students, in order to obtain copies of the examination papers in an- economic course. A. E. Ives has disposed of sixteen acre lots in blocks J, K, L, M. V and W already this month. R. P. Wallace, clerk of the Su preme Court, returned to Taber las night and will come back to the cit; on Monday to assume his duties. the district report the roads are getting better since the mud has dried. The vfarm sun shine following the recent heavy rain is now making the crops first class The staff ot clerks at the city post- office has been increased by the ap- Epsom, M.ay Acorn Stakes of 100 sovereigns for two year olds fillies, distance "furlongs, was run here today and won by Yellow Slave. There were ten-starters. The Oaks Stakes of 500 sovereigns for 3 year old fillies, foals 'of 1906, distance about one mile and a half, was won by Perola, owned by W. Cooper. Fourteen hoxsees ran. Mickleham Selling plate of 200 sov- ereigns for two year" olds, a distance of furlongs was won by Cupalo. Elev- en horses ran. The .ladies' derby, as the Oaks'is called proved-an easy victory for Pe- rola- ho came in. tow lengths ahead of the King's filly. 'The lengths also separated second and third horses. The favorite Electra; failed to get away at the start, lost fifteen lengths and never appeared- in the first flight. The betting was as' follows: Perola 5 to 1; Princess De Xjillos 11 to 2 and Vern 25 to 1. as pres ent and the crowd for Oaks Day wa a record. COPS HAD TO WHACK UP TOALD. Promotion S y s t e m Run By the Police Chairman MOOSE JAW PLAYER HAS SMALLPOX Winnipeg, May pox has broken out in the ranks of the Moose Jaw base- ball team, now playing in this city.. One player showed signs of the disease this morn- ing and is now under quaran- tine. w The game will be played to- day however. v OPEN SHOP IS CAUSE OF SPLIT CAPT. KNOCKED THEIAILOUT Single Handled He Pat Down aMutfoy On His Vessel Montreal, May partic- ulars have been given regarding the statement that'a powerful British ship building'firm had come to the aid of Canadian shipping with the necessary capital for a -dry dock. A company which is practically the big- gest of its kind., in Great Britain hw.s decided to build a basin at Long Point, where it intends to establish a repair yard. The venture will cost the ship" builders two and a half mil- lion dollars. Canada's oontribution to the scheme will come through the gov- .crnmcnt's dock act, which allows help of three" per cent, intemst'on ami a. half million dollars for a .certain number of years. WINNERS TODAY AT WOODBINE TRACK Toronto, Ont., May race at Woodbine, purse added for Maiden 3 and 4 year olds six fur- longs: Shore McCarthy, 7 to 2, 7 to.5 and 1 to 2, won., Croey- clon (112) ,'Deverich, 5 to 2, even and 1 to 2, second.. Devanson 105, Mentry, 8 to 1, 3 to 1, and 8 to 5, third. Time 2-5. .Third race: Maple Leaf Stakes, added, for 3 year old fillies foaled in Canada, one mile and a .Musgrave, 1 5. and out, won; French Shore 6iTberi 4 to 3 to 5 and out, seco'h'dl: Laxly Milner Goldstein, 1 to 5, and out, third. ?Time 1.50. Al- so ran: Woodbine Belle. Scratched, Bridleen, Moor. Second Race: Lome Purse, added, Lfor maiden 2 year olds, five 108, Harty, 8 to 1 to 2 and out, won. Pulka, 108, to 5, 2 to 5, and out, sec- ,ond.' Chilton Queen, 105, Ross, 5to 1-, 7 to 5 and 3 to 5.. third. Time 1.14. Also ran: Frontrow, Jim" Miller. Scratched: Count Steffins, J. H. Roughton, Compton. BUILDING PERMITS Adolph Swennumson, London Road, dwelling, R. V. Gibbons, Courtland St.. three dwellings, each. Thomas Lewis, Duff addition, resi- dence, of; W. R. Ward, assistant postmaster at Weyburn Sask. G. F. Harris and W. C. Ives are in Calgary arguing the law case con- nected with the possession of the five children reported in The Herald, -on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Dunham anci family, of Macon, Mo., arrived in the city last night and will' take up their residence on "Dufferin street In .the house Mr. Dunham recently purchas- ed from A. L. Foster. The Bay Co. employees would like to play another game of baseball with the N. W. 'Jobbing Co. employees. If they are scared to play baseball after the 'defeat of two years ago, the Hudson Bay-boys are willing to play football or marbles, the proceeds of ...the gaine.to.be do- nated to the'Gait C. Bedell, lately, of Toronto, arrived in the city this morning. Mr. Bedell is a builder and contractor and intends to locate here. He has followed this business .in Toronto for the last 18 years with considerable success, but is firmly convinced he can do better in Lethbridge. The lacrosse boys held a meeting in the sample room, of the Balmoral Hotel last night. Several of the seniors were also present. Of- ficers had been elected some weeks ago. A..B. Cook was appointed cap- tain with Mike McGreary as sub- captain. Lethbridge is desirous of forming a'-league with Nanton, High River and Macleod. Four New Judges For Ontario SETTLERS' RECORD '.H. Cook and CN Cook have arrived from Macon, Mo., each with a car of settlers effects and wilK settle at age the farm of S. S. Dunham. age the'farm of S. S. Durham. Ernest Burrows from Stickney. S. came in with A car of settlers' ef- fects and went south to Ottawa, Ont., May in council were passed at this after- noon's meeting of the cabinet ap- pointing new county judges in On- tario. J. Herbert Denton, K.C., of To- ronto, was appointed to the new junior judgesjip of York county. J. McKay, of Sault Ste. Marie, appointed to the county court bench vacancy at Cobourg, caused. by the death of the late Judge Ketchura. G. M. Hoger, K1C., of Peteicboro, appointed to the new district court, for Thunder Bay and Rainy River. C. Russell Fitch, K.C.. of Toranto. formerly of Stouffville, to the judge- ship at F'ort Francis. Victoria', B.: C., May 3y six of his crew at once, Capt iVagner of the German ship Elisa Lipn, .which arrived here tonight rorn Antofagasra for Puget Sound, succeeded in beating off his opp'onr ents with his fists and a mu- tiny which bid develop into arger proportions and which result- ed in the death :of one man. On April 10. the. prew; tapped a bar- el of wine aboard aztd became intoxi- cated- They attacked the captain and boatswain in- an 'effort to make the and to, throw Wagner fought them, stretching one after another on the deck. .The .boatswain, when carried as far as the rail by the infuriated managed to- free himself and go to the, assistance of the "One of the crew fell in- to the -Jiold and died from his .injur- ies. He was buried at- sea.' GJ.P. STOCK 1SSOE OVERSUBSCRIBED English Capitalists Have Heaps Of Faith In Canada London, Eug., May Grand Trunk Pacific branch line company's million dollar issue has been largely oversubscribed. The Financial Times referring tof the the Grand Trunk Pacific says evidently Lhere is yet plenty of money avail- able in. the; country, iind also plenty of faith in the future, of Canada. r C.P.R. Townsites On the Market Montreal, May interest- ing evidence came out. at this after- noon's session of the civic commit- tee; when Madam Duvergne, wjio is the wife, living separate from her iusband, Oscar Proulx, went en the stand and swore that she had on nore than one occasion received noney from policemen as instalments of amounts paid for promotion and that this money went to her hus- band's brother, Alderman Proulx, who was chairman of the police com- mittee. Counsel for the defense "put the woman through cross-examina- tion, endeavoring to secure from her that she was living a life of shame, but she stoutly maintained that-she was respectable. She did admit can- didly that she gave her evidence be- cause she had a grudge against her husband and wantedjto get him and the Proulx: family into trouble. De- tectives told of attempts beinj? made to hold them up for for promo- tion. WESTON REACHES DENVER Denver, May Payson Weston left Denver at mid- night for Brighton, 20 miles north. Weston passed the day in Denver. He said he was in fine condition. SUSPECTS ARRESTED Prevents Operators and Men Reaching Agreement Macleod, Alta., May No settle- ment has yet been reached by the miners and the operators and the si ti on is pra cti cally unchanged for police] the last few Although the of South Omaha, late last night ar- the board refused to allow" rested three men suspected of com- .counsel to present the claims of the pllcity in the Union Pacific train rol> bery near this city on Saturday. One of the men had another and the third a smaller sum when ar, SHOULD BE HONORED TOO LYNCHED "NEGRO" Baton Eouge, La., Mjiy" reached Baton Rouge this morning sof the probable lynching of a negro known as "Hobo" Brown at Port Al- lan, late last night. The negro was taken from the masked men- jail by a mob of La iVerendyre As Well As Lord Selkirk at Winnipeg Centennial opposing factions, they nevertheless- LOCAL NEWS The 0. W. Kerr Co. have a bunch of landmen out rooking over the district. The. Medicine Hat Milling Co. has been looking over the prospects for- an elevator at Grassy Lake and is ikely to build this year. The South Alberta, Lumber Com- pany has erected another large shed at their yards, .south of the Ellision Mills. Ark afternoon tea will -be held at the Tennis Court tomorrow" after- noon, weather permitting. AH mem- j'ers arc requested to be present.' Hon. Frank aiid Mrs. Oliver are eaving shortly far Edmonton. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver will spencj the sum- ncr in Free Press. Robert Schoenemen, from Hull, owa, has arrived in the city to take up his residence here. He has land n the East Cameron ranch and at Warner. His family will followN'n a ew days. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Taylor, of High River, arc visiting Mr. and frs. Geo. Taylor s attending the while Mr. Taylor Masonic Grand The sale of townsites along the new lines of the C.P.R. in Alberta will take place some time between he 20th and the end of July. Among the townsites to be put on the mar- ket are Carmangay on the Kipp- Aldersyde, or as it is more generally known the Lethbridge-Calgary branch on the Little Bow river Barons, nine miles south of Carmangay and Castor, where the extension from Stettler crosses the Beaver Fbm reek. The exact date and partic ulnrs will be given out '.later. ,odge meeting. They leave for home omorrow. Tho Manitoba Bridge- and Iron Vorks of Winnipeg have been award- d the contract for structural steel or the Great West Life Assurance naw building ats hiountiug to 630 tons. This build- ig will be a .large one, steel frame obstruction, designed for five addi- ional storeys- This is the second argest .contract oiistniction -in h is year. Mr. Whjte reported to the Medicine Hat school board-on -a visit paid by him to the new Lethbridge school, and he suggested that the board go in a body, in 'order to gain "as'mucrt as possible to assist in Winnipeg, May strong ap- peal for- a proper memorial to La Verendrye; the discoverer of the Can- adian Northwest, is made by Le Man- Jtoba, the French-Canadian organ of St. Boniface, and in addition, to urg- ing that a erected, to the great explorer in Si. Boniface, the paper makes a suggestion to the organization committee of the Can- adian Exposition and Selkirk Cen- tennial, that the name of the illus- trious pathfinder La Yerendrye should be associated with, the equally illus- trious Lord Selkirk in the ejSPPSl- tion. Le Manitoba says: "The public authorities would as- sist and we believe that the nation- alities an the West, the British first, all would be happy to commemorate the. glory of Prince Varren- nes There will be had in in three years a universal exposition. It will'com- memorate especially the coming of the illustrious Lord Selkirk to tne Bed River country. Would irt not be possible and opportune to officially, recognize the great name of the dis- co verep with that of the benevolent organization. La Verendryers son was one of the victims of one of the greatest and the earliest tragedies of the frontier, in which fee and his companions were massacred by the Fort St. to let each side have repre- sentatives to press their claims. Messrs. Stockett, McNeil! and Whitesides are acting for the opera- tors and Messrs. Dunlop and Evans for the' reapers. At one ''stage of the proceedings yesterday .it appeared as if a settle- ment had been reached, but nothing resulted and the open is apparently keeping a settlement as far aay as ever. -The Board took evidence all day yesterday and will continue the same proceedings today. VETERAN'S LONG JOURNEY Dr. Carman Coming to Alberta to At- tend Conference ._ Toronto, May Carman, general superintendent; o fthe Meth- odist Church, Canada, who leaves this evening for the ..West.will .go direct to Strathcona, where the Alberta con- ference opens on June 3rd. On June 6th he will Jaw to; at- tend the Saskatchewan conference. He will remain there till June; 13th. After leaving Moose Jaw, he -will travel East, visiting conferences .en- route if time permits provided he reaches Nova Scotia for the; confer- ence which, meets at Oxford on June 20th. In-all Dr. is in his 78th year, "will cover Charles, the covered last site which was dis- sununen by the Jesuit foe steel building Winnipeg awarded Fathers, who for years had prosecut- ed a diligent search for it. Now it is reported that at the request of Mgr. Langevin, and of Mgr. Ireland, the American government has decid- ed to reserve the site of the old Fort St. Charles as a national property with a view to the erection of a memorial in the future. The pre- lates would have wished that the title of the property should -be vest- ed in the Catholic church, but the American 'has kept to the policy which has 'generally followed, in such cases, ft is understood that the title to Massacre Island, where Mgr. Langevin erected a chapel three years TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Edwin Bury, Clue., 30 years old, is dead as a result "of In- juries receives by V roller passing over him by horses running: away. Geo. Ydung, B.A., of la Prairie, has been offered a chair in Manitoba V" College as lecturer in Classics and History toLhave charge of matriculation work. After a at Moose Jaw last- ing two Gabriel Leville, charg- ed with cattle stealing; was'found guilty by the jury. Sentence was de- ferred. Leville was tried at-the last sitting of the court, but the jury dis- agreed; He is said, the'leader of a gang of-thieves through' whose operations the Cresswell Cattle Com- pany suffered much loss. Lady Aberdeen, wife of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, sailed today on the Cedric for a trip through America and Canada. The cabinet at Ottawa- commuted the death sentence on Letrault, a halfbreed at Battleford, to Ufevimr prisonment. He> had7 killed a com- panion in a drunken, brawl. .Bert Kodehouse, a Toronto report- er, has received the appointment- of secretary to the Hon. Jas. Duff; Min- ister of Agriculture, and .secretary to the" department in place of. W. B. Varley, who resigned. George Burrill, ''an employed by the government at Otta- was found drowned in the canal. ago, has been conceded by the On- It is thought he-fell in while in-toxi- tario government to the St. Boni- face Historical Society. and equipment.of our school. It was decided appointed to investigate today report- CROPS GOOD IN WEST Grain Is Coming Along in Good Winnipeg, May From all over he prairie reached by the Canadian main line- and brjjnches the Top report was received today which s of the most optimistic character. Wheat seeding completed at almost sverjr point and. gralin hrottgh the soil encouraged at almost hrongh the soil encouraged by warm w.eather and sufficiency of moisture, 'he season is a good way ahead of wo years ago, but little later generally ban 1908. At some points wheat is hree inches high. the new public that every member of the board, as far as may be possible, shall go down to Lethbridge on the night of Monday, the 31st inst. PROFESSOR NOT A HERETIC Toronto, May committee Blue Lodge For Americans ed to the Senate of McMaster Uni- versity that the charge of teaching heretical views of the Old Testament niade against Prof. Matthews, pro- fessor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegies by the iRev. Har- ris, has not been substantiated. LIKELY TO BE SETTLED Winnipeg, May arbitra- tion proceedings, of the street railway company and their employees have Washington. D. C., May j been concluded and the report will be dent Taft was informed today that sent to the Department of Labor at the English Grand Lodge of Masons.' Ottawa as soon as it is signed up hud granted a dispensation most un-, i The members of the board would not announce their findings at all, but FORMER GOVERNOR STRICKEN Kansas City, Mo., May usual.in the history of -Masonry, for; intimated that vit seemed likely to the organization of a Blue Lodge of be satisfactory to both parties. Masons at London, to be composed j entirely of Americans. The dispen-; sation was granted by the Duke of. Connaught, grand master of" Grand as T. Crittenden, former governor of Lodge of England. The Duke and Missouri, and father of Mayor Crit- President Taft will be made the first tenden of Kansas City, suffered a honorary members of the lodge which stroke of appoplexy while watching will be instituted on 3rd, The a baseball game at Association Park president is to wnd a lUble- today aful tonight was reported in a gram at that time-. critical condition. catfed. The Union steamship Qbuquetta, Queen Islands, was burned, to the -water at Prince Rupert yesterday. Four of the crew are not expected to live. Salerc Assely, the Syrian peddler, was found guilty of murdering: his brother at- Hawkesbury, Ont., and was sentenced to, be hanged on .July 23rd. Fire On Pacific Coast Steamer Vancouver, U. C., fire on the steamer May Coquitlamb is said to have originated from paint and oil leaking from their store- room to the boilers. An inquest will be held on the deck hand four others including tit? second engineer are in a precario'as condition at the 'General hoapittJ. The'steamer is insured and -the- dam- age amounts to about The deck hand, Larson, his life in an attempt to save his money. It-is said that'the steamer Prin- cess Charlotte passed without giving aid, although signals were" that the steamier was in distress. ;