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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta e Daily Herald VOL. It. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MAY 29, 1909. NO. I4L GLAD TO GET BACK TO THE POIICE Fugitive From Bar- racks Got Tired Of Roaming About Edmonton, May wander- ing about the country between Fort Saskatchewan and Strathcona for ten days, James G.McGee, the con- vict who escaped from the guard house pf the B.N.W.M.P., on Txiesday May 17, returned last night at half past six and surrendered at the of- ficers' quarters; His. life as a, fugi- tive was worse than as a convict.. He could get little to eat except what he begged or stole and was compelled to sleep in barns or tha The result of his rash at- tempt to secure ;his liberty w4ll prob- ably be a much rateaded sentence for breaking away. Wit TRYvTQ CAPTURE WHOLE HERD OF CARIBOU Dr. W. T. GrWell Hat Engaged to Fiat In Newfoundland Minneapolis; B. Barr, of Oshkoaii, and Jerome B. Johnson, of "Bancroft; have been in outfitting an expedition which to New- foundland to get a herd of caribou for Dr. W. T. Grrenfell. The exposi- tion will be .provisioned .at Boston, whence it will May 24. Two years ago Mr.. Barr took a canoe, trip to Moose Facr tory, 300 miles; beyond-North Ameri: can cayilizatipn. It was a pleasure trip, but from it Mr. Barr became a lecturer.- Grenfell recently closed with the young man. Mrt "Johnson, who made a record at Pillaburg academy in all-round athletics, was also chosen and, the two met at the Hyser hotel to lay plans and procure outfits. Dr. Grenfell obtain cari to blend with the native reindeer in' a traction and commer- cial animal. Sixteen men will go in the party, and several will be exper- ienced rein deer herders and guides. Others will -oe college men who have volunteered. The- latter will pay their own expenses and will be re- quired to hired hands. .Many Wild Caribou Labrador and Newfoundland are well stocked with wild caribou. Through generations of captivity tJhe reindeer, such as Dr. um which may stop mails on the 1-eorgia railroad tomorrow was -de- livered tonight by Assistant Chief Burgess, of Engineers, to General Manager Scott. Engineer Downie was seriously in- jured tonight, Burgess said, and he has. forbidden engineers to take out their trains until complete protec- tion is guaranteed. The first violence to railroad pro- perty in the jGeorgia 'Railroad fire- men's strike occurred tonight tt? a moving freight at Lithonia, Ga., and in consequence the race question looms more sharply than ever over the situation, a day of much apparent progress toward] a settlement. A negro fireman was apparently the the trouble. He. was rushed to Atlanta on to save him from a threatening situation. The trouble started in the throw- ing of one -or two stones and the boarding of the freight by men 'who set the brakes and broke it into'three sections. The ireight now blocks the main line and ..the passage of the mails is stopped. The railroad Omaha, Neb., May Tort- ensend and W. D. were today identified by Engineer Mickeljohn and Fin-man. Prawlas as "the men who crowled over the tender of their lo- comotive on Saturday night last and forced, them to .stop the Great North- ern Overland Limited at the Omaha Sty Limits and robbed the mail car. Several school children identified all .he prisoners as men they had sepri ri the vicinity. Three small school boys yesterday .brought about the Bar- est of thu.'men believed to have Been he robbers who on Saturday held up train as stated. A woman school teacher today discovered the looted mail'pouches at the To these three boys and their teach-' r probably wilL-go reward fiered "by' the railroad if the mer rove to be the ones wanted-, When the school boys found yes .erday, hidden "revolvers, lights an ther "material used by the robbers told their teacher.- She advise police and thirty hours later the made the arrests: Searching for further plunder an Search of ,one of the prisoner's room in Omaha disclosed a photograph- o three men under arrest and a 'man and woman taken at 'Denver. REACH A SETTLEMENT Arbitration Board at Winnipeg Reach Unanimous Finding Winnipeg, May Board of Conciliation which has been making inquiries into the" ;difficuliy between the street railway company and its motormen and conductors, held its final meeting this afternoon. A con- ference between members of the board this morning and the discus- sion was completed is reported that the finding of the board will be signed by all three members, which will make it unanimous. The gist of the finding of the "board is said to be that the joine hour-day is to be enforced, srith an increase in the rate :per -hour. The company would apparently not grant a Large enough increase to make the weekly wage under the nine hour large as it was under ihe ten; hour; but it will be... of substantial .character, and it is believed that the finding will meet with the approval of the men in the service. TOOK LIFE OF A WORKING WOMAN DROPS OUT OF SIGHT Mysterious Disappearance Case Baffles Winnipeg Police May case of Adolphe Synnaeve, 'aged 27, working for the Western Canada Flour Mills and living beyond the Seine Eiver in St. Boniface, bids fair to be classed under the heading "Mysterious Dis- unless the Red River gives up his-, body or he is located alive somewhere. Synnaeve has been missing since last Monday night. Thursday evening, George Turnhout, a young Belgian aged 21, and Theo- pile a boarder in the Turnhout home were taken in charge by the St. Boniface police. No charge was preferred against after f [three it was found Halifax, N. S., May [that the interests of justice were best Walker, a young man of 23, by their- confinement; A Brutal Crime Com- mitted At Halifax N.S. BOW ISLAND TO HAVE BIG DAY Will Celebrate Dom- inion Day-Bank Buys Lota likely .stand a charge of. the murder of Mrs. Samuel Harrison. After thoroughly -'examining them and their statements, Chief Gage yes- j terday afternoon ordtered their re- Tonitrht he is a prisoner and is held mt, i j. j leastt- Their statement sufficiently for the crime pending the result oH dears them of any suspicion which. o an A NEW AGREEMENT The'i miners 'at the 'Ashcroft and 'Mr. Ashcroft have come agreement as to terms and wages There was no-cessation of for vsome time there has Lean dickering between them the ing dissatisfied with the signed at the time the strike began, The present agreement is- ..tern the coticluraicn of the strike "when Mr. J to have and give the same teras as the other, operators. Bv. the agree ment Mr. Ashcroft agrees to the cheek off system .but it does not apply to any other than those who in writing to deduct thf-nr union dues from their wages. EXPERTS GOING TO CONFERENCE officials declared that it was the work of strike sympathizers. AGED 75; FATHER OF MRD CHILD Dubugue, Iowa, May ombellj a rixerman aged 75, today became the father of his twenty-third child. His present wife, his fourth one, is 18 years old. They were: mar- ried a year ago. New Manager At Hosmer, B.C. two." Mr. Barr lest night. ,left .Minneapolis TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Rev, H. S. Magee, associate secre- tary of the Temperance and Social Beform association; of the Methodist church, will represent the depart- ment at the Western'Conferences. Gladys Griffiths was burned to death at 'Hartney, Man., by her clothing catching fire while playing with a burning pile of rubbish near her home, i grand jury at New Westaiin- ster suggested to Jutlge Irving advisability of some kiad of legisla- tion whereby barrirtors would be prevented from charging excessive fees to clients- The union car men of Evansville city lines struck last nifht. company fear violence and applied for extra policemen, 'which was w- fuaed. Macleod, May Stockett, who has been residing at Hosmer, B. G., during; the development- period of the mines there, will to Bankhead to reside. D, G. "Wilson, superintendent of the mine at Bank- head has been appointed by Mr. Stockett to take charge of, the mine at Hosmer.. Drinnan, form- er, .aupermtendent at Hosmer, leaves on Monday for .the north. rlevis taking charge prospecting work for coinpany owning coal lands west of Edmonton, Will Represent Canada Aing With Twe Ottawa, May chief naval and military advisers will company the minister of marine and H. E. Robinson, Brunton, dwelling, Jennie Morris, Cutbill, residence, Jennie Morris, Cutbill, barn, W. H, .Connor, Burdett, dwelling, F. Redmond, Cutbill, storehouse and bam, Total rwmiiis: since May 1st is .minister of militia to L-ondoo in July in connection with the coming subsidiary imperial conference on de- fence of the Empire. Admiral Kings- raill, head of the protective cnr'ser service of the marine department, and Major General Lake, chief mili- tary advisor to the minister of mil- itia, will cross 'the Atlantic with Hon. "-L-. P. Brodeur and Sir Freder- ick Borden and assist at the confer- ence with the -Imperial authorities relative to Canada's corbperation with the general imperial scheme of, naval and military defence. :The date of the conference is not ly fixed, but it will probably be. In July. The particulars of .Canada's new naval .-of course not be definitely settled until .after the conference of. Canadian Ministers with, the Admiralty exerts, but that it will involve the active "commencement of an auxiliary fleet and the .organ- ization of a Canadian naval -militia is certain. A four or five-year program will probably be laid down" with an an- nual preliminary prob- ably two or three millions., Eng- lish ship building firms are looking for Canada's orders for fut- ure, war vessels. Today a represent- ative of the firm of Hawthorne Las- Jie and Co., of Newcastle-on-Tyne, which has. already built number of torpedo destroyers for the British, MAY BE STRIKE ON VANCOUVER ISLAND Victoria, Majr: 18 .-r-The re- port is current that the ooal miners at Ladysmith, Union, Wellington and Cumberland, on Vancouver ,_ may join in the sympathy with the striking miners of Nicola district. A representative of the Unit- ed Mine Workers of America is enlisting the asistance of Vancouver Island miners in the strike. the examination of the coroner. The assault which ended in the death of the' woman; was most-. brutal.. Mrs. Harrison has been 'working in the may have rested upon them. ROTTEN EGGED EVANGELIST j QueT> May ._. _. v i returning from a praysr meeting at upholstenng department of the Hill W night, a party of Scotia .Furniture ..Company's factory fouTj two ladies and two gentlemen, including Evangelist Emanuel Jones, drove into a chain placed across the road. When the vehicle halted the party were startled by a shower of till o'clock. As ska was (unerging CHAUFFEUR DISAPPEARED Bringing D.' D. Mann's" Auto- mobilt into Collision with _. StrMt Car Toronto, May D. Mann's new ten thousand dollar-six cylinder Steven-Duryea touring car was com- pletely "wrecked about .eleven thirty last night by a collision'with a street car on College St. The chauffeur, George Sager, had taken Mr. Mann to the station -to .catch a xYort trairr, and" afterwatrds-lt'oblcv on -'Board a party of two men and two women. Just how the accident occurred can not be ascertained asr the chauffeur disappeared vafter the and has not been-seen since. One of the women giving her joame as Miss Ella Wilson, of 195 Church St. had an arm >roken, and the '.others sustained >ruises. The car was so badly dam- aged that it Js matter of doubt it can -be repaired. from the door Wmlker caught her around the throat and forced her back through the 4oor, throwing her to the floor. Screams brought .help -ad Walker was put iout, but iwgbt back, made a second attack on Jtfia cuttiBf her face and thcgiBff his ftagers into ber Tlje police arrived, and was tak- en in charge and tha woman m the few brief minutes of lite that re- mained was; able to identify Walker as the man who assaulted her. Then she fell back Walkei- was drunk and shortly before had tried to 'force an cntranea into a nearby house. He will be up for examina- tion tomorrow. The woman's re- mains were taken to the undertaking- rooms, while her -daughter had been summoned. She said her mother was fifty years old. rotten eggs'which mined'their doth- ing. -Arrests are'expected. WAS IN LETHBRIDGE SOME YEARS AGO Paul Clein, formerly a- ot TO MEET AT LILLE _ AND TAKE EVIDENCE Macleod, Alta., May The situation in .the coal t strike remains unchanged. All day yesterday ihe Board of I Conciliation .was engaged in taking evidence and, in an un- successful attempt to bring the parties nearer to a settlement. .In the afternoon they- closed their investigations here and made an adjournment to Lille where more evidence will be procured. the at pn trial for his Sp'ikane ing charged with the murder of a Polander by: the name of Xewandoski on the Fort Wright military reserva- tion. .Clein or Kransniewski as his real name proves to be, is a Germin. CITY TO HAVE A TRUANT OFFICER The members of the; Bow Island Board of Trade are an aggregation who have seen things done in other places and who are willing to util- ize this knowledge in placing the ad- vantages of Bow Islrfhd before public. A member of the Herald staff attended one of their meetings last night and was surprised at dispateh and enthusiasm with which the business was transacted. The turnout and energy displayed would do credit to a place much larger than Bow Island. The loyalty to the town and district "so common Ho-Western towns was especially marked. recognising that there are others, ihere is 'not a" man in the town but firmly believes that Bow- Island of- School Board Reaches An Important Decision The school board held their regular fers more advantages than any other place in the .West. Not the, trace of pessimism could be observed, together for Bow via -there. During the past, few weeks the place hat fairly ahead and the enterprise ot the Board of Trade-led by its executive is fully equal to the occasion, Last night's meeting was called to consider the matter of a1 Dominion Day celebration, .and the details of one of the largesf celebrations ever held in Southern Alberta were ar- ranged. Secretary a scheme which -met with the approval of the Board. Excursions' will be run cine Hat and Lethbridge and a bjf list of sports pulled- off for which good prises will be offered. .When a subscription list was handed "around there was no- difficulty in securing the currency. A puwe_ win. be put up for a monthly meeting last night but did football match "between Medicine' Hat not have very much business to trans act. The principal's report showed that during the month there had been, forty-nine new pupils enrolled but the number of removals from the He deserted from, the force here and IoU reason or.another had re- heard of again until this trial. HAVE CLEAN-UP DAY.AT NUMBER MOUTH Citizens Will Speud June 7 bmm i maaat Cay Beautiful (Special to The Herald) May people of Fernic are not going to be left in the race to be beautiful, which is now spurring! other cities to extra efforts to; make "them- selves attractive to the eye of the stranger. The great heaps of rub- duced the net increase to nineteen. The total enrollment for the month was 671 while the enrollment for the year has been over eight hundred. The prevalency of measles and scar- Jet .fever, still keep .the average atten- dance down; it being only 75-per eenfc as compared with 82 for the same month last year. The Board acting on the advice oi the deputy-minister of education took steps to appoint a truant officer who will co-operateTwith .K. B. Chadwick the provincial superintendent of de- pendent and neglected children. In. the meantime the chief of police, will be asked to assume the duties as he may be able. and Lethbridge, :A purse to the winners of a baseball match between Taber and Bow Island, consist of horse races, Other spottf loot raoea, I are fast P. R. and G. T.