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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald VOL LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1101 MRS. GUINNESS ALL OVER LAND Was ii Ogfa, Utah and in Kansas La Porte, Ind., May Darrow and Wprden, representing Ray Lamphere, are in receipt of a postal card Bailed in New York but unsigned, saying that Mrs. Gui-' ness might be found on Seventh St., Brooklyn. J. W. Voorhes, a lumber dealer at Pacahontas, Kansas, writes that on May llth, a woman striking'y resembling the picture of Mrs. Gui- ness, printed in the papers, c illed at his office and solicited contribu- tions for the children's home at Mount Grove, Ohio. Lamphere's attorney stated today that detectives have located in Chi- cago a mysterious "S.H." who claims to have seen and conversed with Mrs. Guiness in Ogden, Utah, six days after the fire here which de- stroyed her'home. According to Bar- row and Worden "S.H." showed the detectives a letter purporting .to have been written by-Mrs. Guinnvss in which she told of escaping in a-man's clothing, that she threw her gold teeth into the. fire and that she is well and happy. U. S. PRODUCTION OF STEEL Detroit, May ttst night at the annual banquet which closed the convention, of the International Boiler, Makers' association, Chas. Schwab, former president of the U.Sf Steel corporation, predicted that in 1910 the annual production of stool in this country would be tons as against in 1907. Falliemt Back oh French Soil Again Calais, May Falleries landed here at two o'clock this af- ternoon on hia return from an official visit to England, He was welcomed by the booming of guns from the Cal- ais fortress and the worships in the harbor. The ..president made the re- turn trip on one of tho English chan- nel steamers instead of the cruiser Leon Gambetta, on account of bad weather. Cii'iiis was decorated in honor of his arrival and an immense and en- thusiastic crowd greeted him ut the pier. Escorted by detachments of soldiers and sailors he was driven through long lines of 'cheering people to the railway station where he board- ed a special train for Paris. DROWNED AT WELLAND Welantt, Ont., May eight years old, {ell into a well and "was drowned. SUFFERS FROM REMORSE NOW NO. Ml, PUTM1NISTFR OUT OF THE RACE Fact That He Was Divorced Caused Loss of His TO PRESENT JAFT'S NAME Washington, May no formal announcement has been made it may be stated definitely that Rep- resentative Theodore Burton, of Ohio, will present the name of Secretary Taft to the Chicago convention. Owen Sound Man Who Mur- dered His Wife and Step Daughters Owen Sound, Slay .he slayer of his wife and two step- laughters, moaning and crying, was yesterday carried., away from the louse in an ambulance to the gen- Tal' face'fs a mass of plasters. Chief of Police McAuley says Creighton realizes what he did and is moaning in agony of remorse now. He told the chu-f that he went stairs to. kill himself and the rest is a blank. He bade his wife good bye and the butchery, followed. Baltimore, May Charles Lelloy Goodcll, pastor of Cavalry Church, New York, was until today regarded MS a probable winner of a bishopric. To-night there does not seem to be ti hope of his election. While the fifth ballot was taken some one started the qv.ery, "Is not Dr. Goodell a divorced Once this question was started on its rounds it did not take lor.g for it to ba answered, and the result was that Dr. Goodell lost ground. From 395 votes, which he got on the fourth bal- j lot, he lost on each succeeding bal- ot, till when the result was announc- WILL NOT HANG Ottawa, May death sen- tence of. John Tearse, a young Eng- lishman who murdered his employer, a Peel county fanner last winter, hjis been commuted to life imprison- ment. Tearse was to hang- sentence lia.s'been commuted on the grounds >T insanity. MASONS TO MEET AT LETHBRIDGE NEXT YEAR Grand Lodge of Alberta Decides on Meeting Place Canon Hogbin Elected Grand Master- Hugh Scott is'District Deputy teja V place was set Edmonton, May The Grand Lodge of the Masonic order A. F. A. M. for Alberta met again this morning at ten o'clock. The question of enlarging the Masonic districts was considered and it was dccid-d that there be six instead of three as formerly. The next meeting down a.s Lethbridge. The greater part of the morning ses- sion was taken wit..h election of new officers and thfs was not completed when the grand1 lodge--adjuorned at half past Iwo when the election will be completed. The officers chosen up till adjourn- ment were as follows: "Grand Master: Rev. Hogbin, Calgary. Deputy G. M.: J. T. McDonald. Calgary. Senior Grand Warden: J. J. Dun- lop, Edmonton. Junior G. W.: monton. A. E. Jamieson. Ed- Grand Treasurer: Dr. Lindsay, Cal- gary. Grand Secretary': Dr. Goo. Mc- Donald. At the session yesterday afternoon the time was entirely taken up with the reports of committeecs: The new district deputies chosen are as follows: District No. 1: at the seventh this Lethbridge Grain PARTIES FAIL TO COME TO TERMS' DeadUck Still Easts Over Eleetioi Act at Ottawa Left of Rub, Alberta Red Winter Wheat, 22 inches Right of Rule, Rye, 2S inchM, both Gathered off Experimental Farm, Lethbridge, ic. lie had only 191 and was re- as out of the running. It was tiu-n that Dr. Goodell made the fol- cwing statement in reference to his am assured by those who have ed this move against me that there is no reflection in it upon my moral character. "The. only thing charged against TIC- is that I am a divorced man. That is true. But the divorce-was granted on the statutory ground recognized by the Bible .and I understood that at the time of my second marriage my first wife was dead. For twenty-two years i have had the fullest confi- dence o.i the Methodist Episcopal church and have filled her greatest! pulpits. My present church is the! largest Methodist Episcopal church in'' the world. "The bringing of this charge at the moment- when my election Jo; the piscojiacy. .seamed-possible -I -regard us a, political move, which is- below hie. dignity of the average, political convention. .The-Jact that -it was brought at so late .a moment that I could not meet it and that I ani not a member' of the General Conference and so have no right to the floor will carry its own lesson to all right mind- od people and I think that in the end it will prove a boomerang in the camp of those who have hurled.it." The remarkable growth of grain in the Leth" bridge; district is striking- ly shown by the above cut. The sam- ples were pulled at the Experimental Farm, three mites ;cast of the city on Saturday, May 16, or two weeks ago. The sample on ,the left is winter wheat of the famous Alberta Red var- iety while that on the right is fall rye. The beighVbf the grain can be judged by the' tHree -foot rule stand- ing between them. By actual meas- urement the rye was twenty-eight inches and the wHeat twenty-two inch- es in height. Such growth so early in the season is remarkable. The field from which the rye was taken hius since come out in head and will be harvested within six FORCE On Sunday riight and- Monday naorp ing ,C. P. Kroning, 11. 0: Fitzgerald and H. Fletcher will assume their du ties on the city police force, having been appointed by chief-elect Chief Parry and Constable Rose leave duty on Sunday night. COR stable Fitzgerald has on nigh luty during this week. gary. District Xo. H. S. McLood, Cal- 2: H. Scott, Leth- A. K. Dewar, Ed- the ceremony and several addresses will be dolivered. Iv'lnionton. May fifth an nujil meeting of the grand lodge A F. A. M., of Alberta openrc this morning in the Masonic Tempi; by Judge H. C. Taylor, most wor- shipful grand master.' About 100 del- egates from all parts of the province had assembled when the roll'call of lodges was called at 10 o'clock. After reading and confirming 'the minutes the most worshipful master delivered an eloquent and impressive address to the -assembled brethren. From various representatives present at the morning session it is evident that Froo Masonry in Alberta is in a. most flourishing and prosperous condition. He reported an increase of member- ship during the year of 30 per cent, from last meeting, or an increase of 660- members. There uro now forty lodgis. The grand lodge is in a nourishing condition financially. A collar and jewel were presented to O. W. Kcriley. past grand master on behalf of the grand lodge by Dr. Macdonald, grand secretary. Xi w Charters wore granted to Sen- tinel. Frank; Appollo, Stett'or; Ash- ler, Cnlpiry; Hrmilworth, Red Doer; Summit, Coleman; Doric, Tabor; Cai- ro. Cliireshohn; Stnvcley, Slaveloy; Star of the West, Lrdnc; Mizpah, MINE AT EDMONTON British Government Reported to Be After Mines on Skeena River Edmonton, May Wm. Munns, ironeral manager of the Edmonton Standard Coal Co.. Ltd., who is in the city anounces that his company District No. 3: monton. District No. 4: District No. 5: Bowden. District No. 6: River. At three o'clock this afternoon his Hon. Judge H. C. Taylor, retiring N. E. J. I. Brewstcr, Percy Taylor, High intends sinking a shaft property close to tm; G. on their right new imne will be equip ped with up to date machinery and will have an output'of frorn'three, to five-hundred tons a Murin ;ilso' states that the Imp'eriaVGovern- mnt is contemplating- the1 purchase of coal fields by 'Cassiar Coal Co., of which he is a director. These fields compose about 42 square miles situated eighty miles up the Skeena rivv v. The company have also been approached by agents of the Ameri- can government along the same line. The case of Hex Thos. L. Davies occupied the attention of thc Su preme Court this morning. This if a charge Of theft preferred by Tjggins, who lives northwcs of Ijothbridgu, a gainst the accuso had a narrow escape. This train should have met the Hnd such u thing occurred where res- at the bridge, ut a siding in Port idcnts would have been in its path, I Arthur vartls. No 06 waited its four thousand sucks of flour to ,.f I B there would been a loss ot life pointed tune and then pulled out for ?d ionlJ" Comparable with that of east, with its train load of pas- Medicine Hat; Gleichcn, Gleichen; having taken possession of a bay TX Lethbridge, Lot b bridge. The Masonic fair will be until next year. Alberta will be di-jhorse originally the property ol i sold him four or five yer.rs ago by rS. bridge was soi-wl as though hy to him- As far a a the Church of KncJand M j self when the accounting was made concerned tho present year, he said, before the court and took possession will one of the most Import- [of tbc propcrlv on tllc nnvicc of his ant discussions on the subject and 'solicitor. Mr. Harris, in order as he. perhaps cee more progress than been made within the last to settle the question of owner. Lodge of Alberta will be present at j years. twenty j ship. The trial is being continued this afternoon. Indianapolis ....................3.7.2 At Columbus- Columbus .......................0.4.1 Toledo ..........................5.9.0 At St. Paul- Si. Paul .........................6.11.1 Milwaukee .....................5.7.1 At Minneapolis Kansas City .....................5.5.2 EASTERN: At Montreal- Montreal ........................4.7.1 motive. >o trace nus been found of some huge hnnd and flung many yards the two men said to have boon killed into thc bush at thc side, rails wcro stealing a ride. With power from Fort William thc cars are run- I. B. OF L. E. OFFICERS Columbus, Ohio, May fol- lowing officers of the Tnteinational Brotherhood of Locomotive Engine; rs were elected all by acclamation: Grand chief engineer, W. S. Stone, ining occasionally on the. street rail- way. It will be a whole season's job to renew thc system of dams on the Current River. Tt is possible that this may not be done ns thc rity may develop Log Fort William, e Falls instead. Ont.. Mar The Cleveland. Assistant p-and chief en- occan on gineer, K. W. Hurley, Cleveland; Limited arrived here sistant grand chief engineer, F. A. Burgess, Cleveland. Ash. Kennedy, general chairman of thc general com- mittee of adjustment of the Canadian Pacific Railway was elected to one Qvcr- on trains No. 9t> Wednesday and Thursday mor nings. The east bound maJl was transferred on n tug lo the other side of thc wreck. Fort William. May 3 o'- 4-1-1 of the positions of assistant cfcief. cjock lhis p ,n thc c.P.R. had two bent by the mighty force, ties t'orn "P, roadbed washed awjiy as though it had never existed. The dam that broke was at Pas- quette I-ake, r.ir.c miles above Port Arthur. Some idea of tho amount of water that must have Invn liberated at once may be gained from, thc fact that thc dam was about 1.000 feet in length and according to last year's reports backed n depth of vratcr of nearly thirty feet, extending back to a distance of about six miles. The djimage done to thc country- side in the wake of its current can- not yet be fully ascertained, but will no doubt be very great. ;