Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOL I. LETHBRIDOE, ALTA ..yjATURPAY. MAY SB, ItOt. MO. 144 DR. CARTER IS DECLARED GUILTY Ctadnea if Case at Victoria B.C AN UMUiUAt SUIT Aetiwi Brought AfaifMt Cattttlic Victoria, B. H. Carter, If. C., May D. was today found guilty of committing an abortion up- on the person of Kite Melntosh, a 13 year old girl of this .city formerly in the employ of A. G. Garsche, dental surgeon. Sentence deferred until tomorrow in order that counsel for the defence might have an opportunity of stating a case for an Garsche who was tried jointly with Carter on a charge of procuring the abortion was acquitted by Judge Lampman. The judge held that while there was sufficient corroborative evi- dence in the first instif ce 'to support the girl's testimony there was hot in the second. In giving his judgment his honor severely censured the coun- sel for the defence upon the methods he pursued in that he had endeavor- ed to use unlawful suasion with the principal witness for the crown. Victoria, May An action of law which gives promise of being of al- moit unprecedented interest ii pend- ing, in couiiection there with beiof now in preparation for filing in the local courts. "The iuit is in the I form of a civil claim for heavy dam- ages fcr the alleged alienation of a wife's the defendant in prospective being a prominent digni- tary of the Roman Catholic church in the Pacific northwest. The state- ment of claim, if the case proceeds upon the lines indicated by the friends of the plaintiff, will involve no reflection upon the personal morality of the cleric defendant. The basis of the claim is said tb be advice given at the confessional of the wife, a Catholic, which gradually weaned her away from the sympathy of her husband, a non-Catholic, his work and his interests. It is said that there is no precedent in Canadian juris- prudence for such legal proceedings. JAPS CHASED THE TRAIN CREW C P. R. Colder Being- Rerebtike Was Nearly VOTE ON SINGLE TAX Portland, May measure em- bodying the principal features 6? Henry George's single tax theory will be voted on at the state election Mon- day. Local option will also be is- sue in a considerable portion of the state. YUKON PRICES ARE QYEN AT AUCTION SALE Crazy People Pay Fab- ulous Prices for Guinness Farm Souvenirs ALBERTA'S CAPITAL Edmonton, May industrial operations on Parliament hill are going forward rapidly this week un- der the stress of excellent weather. The foundations for the huge pillars to support the central portion of the building are completed and the fulling in process is well under way.' La Porte, Ind., May auc- tion sale o! the personal property left by Mrs. Belle Guiness yesterday was attended by between four and five thousand people. Many of the artic'es brought five and ten times their cost price. It is estimated that the total receipts are more than three times what they would have been at an or- dinary sale. The postal "card vend- ers and fakirs and refreshment and luncheon stand owners did a thriving business. At one time during the day more than five hundred rigs were tied about the farm. The greatest interest centred in the sale of the jhorse rig driven by Mrs. Guineas, the pony and cart driv- byline- Guiness children and 'a .Vancouver, B. C., May infuriated Japanese all but killed a Canadian Pacific Railway conductor, Thos. Hughes, of Revelstoke last Sun- day night in one of the most peculiar encounters that have occurred since the brown men have come to British Columbia- Hughes is now in the hospital suffering from his injuries. His case is but an incid.nt in the putting to flight of the entire train crew and the delaying of traffic on the main line of the C. P. R. lor a couple of hours- An eastbound freight train stopped at Carlin siding, about half way be- tween Kamloops and Revelstoke. Hughes undjer instructions to pick up a car of lumber while this operation was being car- ried out it was necessary to move a Japanese "outfit" car in which the Japanese were sleeping. The brake rigging of the Japanese car fell off and the wheels were thrown from the track. In a minute nearly all of the score of Japanese were outside looking for trouble. They picked up stones WINNIPEG DEBENTURES Winnipeg, May SO.-The city of Winnipeg debentures to the amount of which; have been for some time in the "hands of tlie Bank of Montreal have underwritten at 96 and will be placed on the Lon- don market next week. According to the wording of a mes- sage received here by the Bank of Montreal there is a doubt whether the city is to receive for each hundred dollars par value of the de- bentures or whether the city is to receive expenses of put- ting lite debentures on the market. LEAVING FOB THE COAST Cranbrook, May Sunday Dr. F. E. Kitig will leave for Vancou- ver, where he will practice his pro- fession as a dentist in the future. Dr. King has been in Cranbrook for some five years and during that time has built up a large practice. Dr. F. E. King a broifhr-r to Dr. J. H. King, who this riding in the provincial 'house, and M. B. King, manager of the King Lumber Mills, Limited. CHILD DROWNED Belleville, two year old child of Charles Ruckstuple met his death by drowning in a pool of water near his home at Bannock- burn yesterday. Itoe child was play- ing with a dog apd wandered away from the house. UNDER ARREST shepard watchdog. secured by local All of these were people and a'l Montreal, May Malnville Pierre, wife of a well known local contractor accompanied by-her four children left this evening on. the D. H. Empress for New York, in which city her father resides, for the pur- pose of paying him a short visit. When the train reached Rouse's Point N.Y., it was boarded by the U. S. Immigration Inspector, to whose questions Mrs. Pierre refused answers deemed satisfactory by the inspector. As a result Mrs. Pacrre was refused admission and as she refused to leave -the sleeper in which she had engaged two berths, the rail- way was obliged to transfer the other passengers to other cars. brought fancy prices, the dog alone selling for one hundred and seven dollars. Coroner Mack last night filed an- other inquest report on one of the identified bodies. He is unable to de- termine, the cause of death hough it is charged that the man was murder- ed by persons to the c'Toner un- known. and clubs and started down the track after the train crew. Hughes was the first'man they met and they nearly killed him. He was beaten black and blue and will for many days be in the hospital. The brakeman, engin- eer and fireman rushed to his rescue but were driven back and all four men ran for their lives. The brakeman and conductor fin- ally escaped from the infuriated Jap- anese into the woods. Other Japanese chased the engineer and fireman back to the locomotive. The fireman succeeded in cutting off the engine from the cars and the locomotive was run "light'" to Tapen siding, where the incident was reported. Train No. 97 and a stock train came along and were delayed two hours while a party of officials went up the line to paci- fy the Orientals. The conductor and brakeman were taken aboard and Hughes rushed through to the hospit- al. None of the Japanese had been injured by the car going off the tracks and their attack on the train- men was a result of brutal excite- ment. Another Charge Laid Against Man Who Was Acquitted This Week at Court Tabcr, May large number o homesteaders and-land buyers lef this evening for Lethbriclge. Some them have purchased in this distric have alread and a goodly number filed for homesteads. Amongst others who RE-EMPT10N AREA COT DOWN dices a kportait have arrived THE BREHANY CONCERT No greater praise can be given the Brehany concert last say it was equally night than to as good as the Mrs. Pierre remained in undisturbed one given a week ago. Some said it was even better. Miss Brehany's voice showed the elTects of a severe cold she has suffered during the past week hut even then her numbers were delightful. Miss Adams excelled her- NOT AS BAD AS REPORTED tne 'cello, her rendering of possession all night, and this morn- ing was. brought back to Montreal. Assistant Commissioner Wallace of the U. S. immigration department says that the case is the queerest that ever came under his notice. But he stands by the inspector, who mere ly "did his duty. The lady consider- ed his questions impertinent but they were only put in the course of his duty, which -was to see _that was not likely charge. she to become a public BASEBALL RESULTS EASTERN: At Buffalo R.H.E. "The Elves Dance" being remarkable. Maximilian Dick's numbers were mas- terpieces given by a master hand. Miss McClung performed the onerous duties of accompanist in finished style while her own numbers were very much enjoyed. The people of Lethbridge will be glad to know that they may hear Mr. Dick again. He will very prob- ably visit the West next fall with a company of his own, of which Miss Adams may be a member. Miss Bre- hany is going to Europe on a tour this summer and Miss McClung will resume her studies. Whenever any or all of them return to Lethbridge- they can depend upon a hearty wel- Port Arthur, Ont., May ma- yor of Port Arthur sent out a message today as follows: "The damage not as large as at first supposed. Twenty- five to thirty thousand dollars will cover the loss to the dam. The Elec- tric railway and lights are being crated- Already the water works con- nections are completed. The city stand pipe assures fire protection." in Taber today for the purpose of ac- quiring land, are C. J. Krame, Velva, North Dakota; M.' Riimzsak, Velva, N. D.; W. S. McRae, Elvidram. Edras Gardner wh'o was recently ac- quited at-Lethbridge, on a- charge of cattle killing, was rearrested today by Corporal Mason, R.- N. W. M. P., at his ranch on Chin Coulee or: an other charge of cattle defacing brands. He was brought Taber from whence he was conveyed to Lethbridge by Sergt. Egan, R. N. W. M. P.. Constables Fisher and Gray, R. N. W. M. P., were also de-l tailed from Lethbridge with a waggon and team for his arrest, but Gard- ner had already been arrested by Corporal Mason about an hour before their arrival. There are four members of the R.- N. W. M. P. stationed hi Taber this evening, a rathor unusual thing for this town, namely Corporal Mason, Constables Fisher. Gray and Mathe- son. The latter three are expected to leave for Lethbridge tomorrow unless their orders are countermanded. A. Van Ornian left for Lethbridge this evening. Mr. H. F. Annable loft for Lcth- hridge yesterday evening. Mr. J. McCarthy arrived Ottawa, May Hon. Frank Oliver, minister of the Interior, in he House today introduced a, bill en- itled, "an act to consolidate and amend certain acts respecting the )ublic lands of the Dominion." Haughton Lennox, Simcoe, object- such an important measure be- ng introduced so late in the session. The. House, lie said, had been in ses- sion six months and it was not fair o ..the country or the members that ;uch a bill should he introduced so ate. The minister, in explaining the bill, said it was very much the same as the measure of last year. A number of amendments which had adopt- ed each year, had been incorporated in the bill and it had been carefully revised. The principle of its con- tentious classes in respect to the pre- emptions was still in the bill, but the area of their application had been restricted. -Roughly speaking they would apply to" a strip of territory embracing the western part of the province of Saskatchewan and the eastern portion of the province of Al- berta. The area to which pre-emp- tions will be confined by the bill in- troduced by Mr. Oliver today would be on the west of a lino drawn from the international boundary through Calgary and northward to the north ern boundary of the province, and on the east by a line drawn from the international boundary northward through Moose Jaw and Prince Al- bert to the northern boundary of PRESIDENT AND SUNDAY GAMES New Priest's Report of Hit Attitude Opens Way for Loci I Playtrt New Rochelle, N. Y., May 29.-H was learned today that to escape the ban which has been put on Sunday baseball in Westchester county the New Rochelle team will go to Fort Slocum ou Sunday and play with a team organized by the soldiers there. It is said that the ball players "de- cided to take refuge on the Govern- ment property, when they learned from the Rev. Thomas P. McLough- lin, a well known Catholic priest of New Rochelle, that President Roose- vel approves of Sunday ball play- ing and would no doubt sustain the officers oi the fort if the Sheriff should try to make trouble about the game. BAD ACCIDENT NEAR SOUND EMMERSON AGAIN Moncton, N. B., May H. R. Emmerson, M. P., will be West- moreland's choice as Liberal candi- date to contest this constituency in the Dominion government elections. The convention will be held on Mon- day next. MICHEL MINERS HAVE AGAIN RETURNED TO WORK Crow's Nest Co. Say They Will Not Take Back Dismissed Men OM Man Killed u4 Efera bpre4 M the CP.R. Owen Sound, Out., May a result of a railway accident near here at midnight Win. Boskcll is dead and seven men are injured. M. Wilson, fireman, was scalded on the head and body and received other serious injuries. Heston, baggageman, had his arm crushed and is in a serious condition. W. V. Dockerili, express messenger, had his head cut, arm broken, and also received other injuries. 3fail clerk Kearins, received burns, cuts and his shoulder blade was bro- ken. Charles Munroe, passenger, had an arm broken and John Batts, a tramp was badly shaken up and seriously injured. The wreck occurred at mid- night on the C.P.R. The results, be- sides those killed and injured, is the destruction of a big freight engine and the engine on the passenger train, the butting of the mail and express cars and the wrecking of the baggage car and smokers. Michel, B.- C., May strik- ing miners all returned to work this morning following.the decision reach- ed at a meeting, of the local union yesterday. The management of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. is firm about the dismissal of leaders and declares that they will not bi> rein- stated. Saskatchewan. This would leave ap- proximately one.-half of each of the provinces free the pre-emption provisions of the measure. DROPPED DEAD Frcdfricton, N. B., May .ttending a theatrical performance last evening Walter McFarlane, of the McFarlane Thompson manufacturers, dropped dead from heart cliseas He 70 years of age. FOSTER DENIES CHARGE ONLY HALF MILLS RUNNING Cranbrook, May A. Anstie, secretary of the Mounta'n Lumber- men's asosciation, who has made a tour of the district, covered by this organization, states that one-half of the mills are running and while some more will start up within the next lew weeks there will be many which will not dun this summer. The de- mand for lumber comes entirely from the northwest territories and is de- pendent upon the state of the crops there. Buffalo.........................3 Montreal At Rochester- Toronto .........................3 Rochester .......................4 AMERICAN: At game. Washington ....................6.1U.O Boston..........................1.3.3 At Cleveland...................... .0.3.1 St. Louis.........................1.6.0 At New fame- Philadelphia ....................5.8.3 New Second Philadelphia ....................1.6.1 New York......................0.3.1 NATIONAL: At Philadelphia- Boston .........................0.2.2 Philadelphia ....................8.13.2 At New York.......................1.3.0 Brooklyn .......................0.4.0 At Pitteburg ........................1.3.2 Cincinnati ......................5.8.1 At St. St. Louis ......................4.13.4 Chicaco ........................3.11.1, come for never have there been such artists in the city before. ORDERS IN COUNCIL Ottawa, May order in coun- from Prince Rupert on ;i visit to his sister Mrs. B. W. WrifrlU. A number of gentlemen visited the work now goin? on at the Belly river for the construction of the new bridge Several snap shots were taken by a local gentleman m the works also of the ferry laden with passengers and teams crossing tlu1 river. .N. B.'S GIFT Fredericton, N. B., May Legislature tonight voted to the Quebec Battlefields park scheme. A MAD CAT SCRATCHED GIRLS London, Ont.. May heat in Ferrins' confectionery-factory caused a cat to .go mail yesterday nr.d in its violence it attacked two women, thu Misses Poulter and Kish- inflicting numerous scratches bt- fore it was killed. The wounds wore immediately cauterixed. Hydropho- bia has not yet developed, although there is thought to bo some danger of it. That Ht Made Personal Profit by Use of Other C0'" Ottawa, May the House of -Commons Hon. Mr. Foster drew at- tention to the fact that on Wednesday Sir Frederick Borden had stated in the house that he had used his posi- -tion as manager of the Union Tnist 'ornpany to use other people's money o make a personal profit. The state- nent was absolutely and wholly un- rue. It was the first time a rnem- uer of the House had had the temer- ty to make it on the floor of the House and he called upon Sir Fred- rick to prove it or retract. Sir Frederick in reply read for half .n hour from speech of Mr. Ayles worth of the-findings of the insurance commission. Mr. Foster insisted on proof or re raction and this Sir Frederick refua ed and the matter closed for the time being. On the motion to go into supply Mr. Fowler continued the debate on cii has been passed declaring that noj Taber was visited today by the animal imported for the improvement of stock shall be admitted free into Canada unless the importer is a Brit- ish subject and produces a certificate of record of pedigree. Proclamation will ba issued today repealing the Scott act in Inverness county- FRANCE AND BRITAIN ALLIED WITH RUSSIA May the conclu-j sion of the visit to England oi Presi- dent Fallieres, of France increased at- tention is being presented as to whether the conversation between King Edward and President Fallieres and the British and French foreign ministers will lead to deTelopment of existing entente between Great Britain and France into alliance in which Russia will be a party. At a conference between Sir Edward Gray, British secretary of stale 1 foreign affairs and M. Piecheon, the French foreign minister, the subject of a more formal agreement between their respective countries and the coming visit of King Edward to Em peror NicholM WM discuaaed. Sir Iharlea Hardingo, permanent under secretary for foreign affairs and form- er British ambassador to Russia who will accompany his majesty, will be able to place before the Russian Em- peror the views not only of their own country but those of France also with respect to a closer understanding be Great Britain, France and Rus- King Edward and the British government, it is believed, favor a military alliance and the further iso- lating of Germany, but there is much opposition in this country to such an agreement on the ground that it would necessitate -an increase in military expenditure and conscript and also would lead Great Britain into con- tinental quarrels in which she is not interested. rolings of thunder and sheet light- ning. Heavy rimi descend: d at in- tervals. A number of intending land investors wen4 out in the country in- specting the land and came home drenched. The morning being beau- tifully fine Jind warm they were un- prepared for th.-ir unpleasant exper- ience. Formers are busy getting the "fiar soed in beforo 10th of June. After the rains and wheat are well up, also thf ---cds in the kitchen gardens. The country is looking green and blooming. Young tret's that were only planted two taken by E. Mac- donald, of Pictou. On the authority of Liberal from Nova Sco- Hyssop Bros.' horses. The latter'one of the best riders and horse brea was in tho wagon and separated kcrs in this part. lie was n quiet, from the at the time of the gentlemanly, industrious fellow and accident which took place near Chin, j a general favorite around town. At The lightning killed Whitford instant various times he has worked for W. ly, burning him badly and Whitney. J. H. Wallace, Hyssop tia the paper denies the report that Premier Murray Nova Scotia will enter the cabinet. day. when the Canadian Club will hold sports to raise funds to send to the Quebec Battlefields association. There will be a big parade, in which the visiting Knights of Pythias will have a place. Tuesday evening the visitors will bo entertained at the Elks' Club. Wed- nesday the convention will be brought to ft clopp- That afternoon thr dele- gates will be given a drive through the city, and surrounding country. -11 l_ his thumbs and the he wore.JBros. and others.. He returned to The grand lodge meet for busi- Ur. Hyssop had his hair singed and the city only few weeks ago after, ness on 'Tuesday and Wednesday the legs of his trousers torn but was being further west for about a year. forenoons at 10 o'clock.