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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TFe Lethbridge Daily Herald LeTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER I, M NO. KEEP INCREASING PRftf 1 CUSTOMS RECEIPTS THE INDIAN BANDS Hon. F. Oliver Visited Indian Reserves Of Alberta The customs receipts for tlie month of October, given out to-day, shows a total of 866.01. The figures for the corresponding month of last year were The Hon. Frank 01 ver, Minister of the Interior, arrived in the citv on Saturday afternoon from the west .on REFORMERS MAY WIN IN PENNSYLVANIA. Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. last day of the political campaign in Pennsylvania! was taken up by the managers with preparations for get- ing out the vote. The Municipal contest in Philadelphia overshadows the campaign in the State? The fight of the r -form element against the lo- his way east to Ottawa. He left on I cal Republican organization has been the Spokane Flyer at midnight. Dur- ing the" afternoon he was driven around the city in company with the Hon. Senator DeVeber and W. C. Simmons, ex-M.P.P. spirited one, and every preparation is being made to bring but the full strength of all parties in the battle. The fight here centers upon the office of District Attorney. The Re- publican organization claims that LIBERALS OFirrrri'.rjiWIDESPREAD UNREST IN KOREA FERNIE IN FIELD W. R. Ross Will Have Opposition This j Time I: I: TOR. (Special to Herald.) Edmonton, NOV. 1 Morgan, B.A., of the Leth- bridge High School bet-n appointed a School In- specter. Mr. Morgan has been on the staff of the Lethbridge schools since 1904, arid dur- ing these five yt.-a.rs has earned a wide reputation as a faithful and successful teacher. .Mr. Morgan is a graduate of Queen's TJrii- Vr-rsity. i! 01 Fernie, Nov. fond hopes the Conservatives of this riding that the Liberals would repeat the blun- der of four years ago by not putting j Japanese Command- i er Fears Outbreak There i MINISTERS SWORN IN {Special to The Herald.) Edmonton, Nov. Duncan Marshall, W A. Buchanan, and P. T. Lessard were sworn in as Cabinet Min- isters before Lieutenant-Gov- ernor Bulyc-a this morning in the presence of Premier Ruth- erford. toont In an interview with the Herald-on j Samuel P. Rolan will be elected by Saturday evening Mr. Oliver express- j majority, while the Reformers ed himself as delighted with his short issued statements that D. Clar- of W. R. Ross, are realized. At .the last election, liahce was entered into between i London, Nov. correspondent j of the Star at Kobe, Japan, tele- BERNARD WILSON, DEAD. graphs that an outbreak in Korea is the assassination of injured in an accident Saturday is Ito' that 'General dead. He never rallied from 'the commander-in-chief of the Ja- an unholy al- shock of the amputation of large portion of the Liberal workers of the riding and the Conservatives1, i whereby a figurehead was put up as the Liberal candidate, who received i visit here. He remarked that thejence Gibbons, who is on the William' but 66 votes in lhc whole'district. I city seemed to be growing fast, Jjpd I Penn party and Democratic tickets, only 23 of them coding from the city improving in every way. He had no- will defeat Rolan by The re- of Fernie. where there was an asso- tioed some very great changes since j publicans expect their'state Ticket' committee of 20 members. a an arm. a lee and TURKISH NAVY he was here last. There seemed to j for Treasurer, Auditor General and be a general expansion in every line. Judge of the Supreme Court to win He commented on the fine business by about plurality. The De- blocks going up, the, very creditable j mocrats believe thoy have a'chance appearance.of the streets. to win the Supreme" Court He inspected the immigration hall j an-d the land office and consulted with j the officials, on business in connection with -his department. Visited Indian Reserve He had just concluded visits to the four large Indian reserves in the pro- vince, holding meetings with the In- dians in each case. He wished to see how they were getting along, their progress and general attitude to-! wards the policy of -the government, j All seemed to be making substantial j progress in farming. The. Bloods, he; thought, were doing the -best. They' had a large amount of land under! Cultivation, and had more of Sn atti-! Ltude of self-dependence than the oth-' Such glaring hypocricy cost the' Liberal party its life here and it has j been the butt of the Conservatives i and the laughing stock of the Social-' At that is said, the friends of Mr. Ross, in order to consummate! his election, stated that if Mr. Ross PINCHER ASSURED Of PARK Satisfactory Interview With the HOIK Frand panese forces in Japan has abandon- ed his projected visit to Tokio, and is perfecting plans to deal ,with the threatened uprising. Ito's Body in Tokio Tokio, Nov. body of Prince Ito, who was assassinated by a (MANITOBA POLICE AFTER THE GYPSIES. I CalgjiTy, Nov. Dow- nie, of Manitoba Provincial Polics De partment, up from Winnipeg y.sterday to arrest a pnrty of gypsies wanted by, the Immigratitm Depart- ment. gypsiies are of an un- desirable class, and somehow'slipped into the 'country unknown to the de- partment, They 'had also slipped away from this locality, and the of- ficer .proceeded to Nanton for them. The puny include men., women and children. They do fortune telling and petty thk-ving. SAD SUICIDE OF CITY LADY No Known Cause For Mrs. Davis'Rash Act POLICE COURT. Dan White appeared before rean, at Harbin, Manchuria, was this morning on a charge ceived in this city this afternoon with; of trying to pass bogus cheques. W. Pincher "Creek, Oct. Frank honors consistent with the 'disting- uished career of the Japanese states- j man. The party of escort arrived at j Yokosuka on the warshfp Iwate this f morning, and was met there by the family of the Prince, a few of his most intimate friends including Count Inouye, Premier Katsura, Admiral Sato and Baron Simpeigoto, Minister _C. Simmons appeared for the de- fence, and Chief Gillespie conducted the prosecution. The cas2 was dis- missed on the grounds that suffici- ent, evidence "had not been given to establish a primajfacie case. HEAP did not succeed in getting a cabinet. Oliver, Minister of.the Interior, ar- of From Yokosuka position, that in return for the sup- in town on-Friday night by au- a special train brought the. party to Tbkio. The scene at the railroad station, when the train arrived, was was Jilled with the most distinguish-! -vlthe Liberals at tomobile: his visit being in connection time, the Conservatives would vacate j the disposal of the Mounted Po- the field to their accommodating reserve, south of Main Street. A f rt M- is calling Tenders For Saie Of Warships cral friends the next time. The next delegation comprising John Herron'ed representatives, of public aad time is now, but notwithstanding thc M-p-. Dr. Warnock, M.P.P., two mem J vate life, those thus paying fact that Mr. Ross failed in'his aspir-bers of the town council and two to the slain prince including i ations for the cabinet, he is again in members of-thc town council and two tbf field and Ms friends are pleading members of the Board of Trade met with their duped Liberal friends to Mr- Oliver on Saturday forenoon and come to his aid again, putting up the acquainted him' with the desires of specious plea that if they don't com- the municipality with respect to the they will simply be parties' to area land under consideration. The Washington, D. C., Nov. jI thp Section of a Socialist. But un- Minister conceded to ;their request All the bands, however, showed and steel manufacturers have received T1'80 birds learn by experience to let thc nitinicipality b'e; granted the improvement over former -requests from the Turkish government chaff alone and this bait won't work- lan'd. which consists of .acres in-, that respect. "They seem to submit oilers on one of the most thp vear of our for the purpose of establishing a -he sard, "by the big notable piles of scrap iron ever put' A meeting of th-o Liberals' of the 1own park' but declined to enter into whereby the town in wheat-farming and are an-j UP for sale, nearly one-half of the Ot- of the district has' beon called to an-v Vious to. snare in them." toman navy, as it appears on paper, j meet this evening in the Miners hall mi'ght receivt He Indian Schools had visited, all the the -various reserves. any monetary benefit thc transfer. The mun now practicallv cot the i tleships. Their construction made; tie doubt that a strong candidate will matter settled as far as securing the j On November II bids will be received here, at which. Dr. King of Cranbrook i aocruinS Indian' ''fclie 'Porte for sale of five bat-j will be present.' and there is very lit-' iciP'alitv on Page Five.) 1 schools on From what seemed to be ports from ____ they seemed to look very favorably' of tbe list of naval Powers, is! those of C. D.-McNah. a popular'tan- on the work of the schools. "Theia st'ep "by the ncw to berman ancl resident of the district with" the exception of one. lost PrestiSe- j are boarding schools, and the pupils v a c place of in attendance seem to be there at the wish -of their parents. As far as I can judge both children and parents are4 well satisfied with conditions there. Although the idea that it would be possible .to make Indians in- to white men seems to be given up, the work is more useful, not less, on that account. The girls are taught use thry pin sirie of what will park. Mr. Oliver left on afternoon by automobile. land to. out- five I princes. At Yokosuka, the squad' guarding the. casket had been relin- quished by thc navy ancl assumed by the army and here it was assumed bv j the army and here it was placed in a carriage -and drawn by troops through j the streets to the Ito'home. The! way was lined -with hundreds of thou- Vork, Nov. New York ALL CANDIDATES ARE CONFIDENT Last Day Of the New York Campaign Sees Hard Fighting sands of mourners and from every house-were displayed flags and crepe, the latter being of bright colors as is the custom in Japan. The body will Mayoralty campaign this year will be -carried right up to election eve and tonight speeches in various parts of the city will be made by Otto T. lie in state at the late residence Of jBannard- Republican nominee Tor the Prince until the fun-eral Thurs-1 Mayor, and ex-Judge Gaynbr, who day. leads the Democratic ticket. William R- Hearst, the leader of the Civic Paris, Nov. A. Souhart, tho i Alliancc' closcd his campaign last French Minister to Colombia, has' in a Srea.t meeting at Madison been appointed Minister to Cuba I Square Garden. This is distribution place of M. Bonnard, fornwrlv conn- a cillcr or the Embassy at Berne, Saturday j-death occurred shortly after his pointment to Cuba last January. ap- day at Tammany Hall. The leaders The body of Mrs. George B. Davis was found at her room Howell Har- ris on Bartlett street on Saturday, about half past twelve, when police burst in the door of the room. When ''Davis did not .appear about noon to Mrs. Harris, her landlady, became anxious and went to her room and called. She received no response and ontrying .the door found it lock- ed. All efforts' to .arouse her failed and Mrs. Harris, becoming alarmed, got her husband'to get a ladder and. cliurb up to the window of her rooin. There 'Mr. Harris met with a grue- some sight. The body of Mrs.. Davis-: was lying. across her bed in. a pool: of blood with a ghastly :cut across her throat.'. Mr. Harris at: once'in- formed the police of the eatastroptie. Chief ''Gillespie' and a constable, on arriving on the spot forced in the door of the room where the dead body -of the woman was lying-, tier head to- wards the foot of the bed. Beside; her lay a copy of Wilkie "Fallen Leaves" downward and opened about the middle of the 'book which she had apparently been read- ing during the night. Coroner Higinbotham at once and in company with tlie- chief made a .thorough search.of the room. A small bottle of carbolic acid was discovered near the bed half etrip-' tied. It was evident that she had used the remainder, as her mouth and side of her face show signs of, burned with the acid. Underneath her ibody an open razor was found covered with blood, the instrument which she had used, to take'her life when 'the acid had not accomplished the purpose. The room" was searched in vain for any sign of a note or .message indicai- ing the attitude of "mind that prompt- ed such an'action. The key of tlie room was discovered on the floor in- side the room, showing that she Had.: locked the door on the inside before retiring and it had evidently been i offered for sale are Mahmudieh, the Os- manich. the Orkanich and the Hamid- ieh. The first four were constructed in England in 1SG1 and ISfio, whilr the Hamidieh was not launched until -I 1885. Thc ships am of one type, be-i ing of MOO tons displacement and i ALBERTA'S EXHIBITS WERE PROMINEN At the Dry Farming Exposition At Billings Hundreds Of Visitors Attracted Good Results Will Follow of the Tammany districts gathered at i out of the door Tammany Hall'and received their fin-j Was forced" al instructions from Leader Murphy. I is hard to imagine .an adequate The leaders were given funds for elec- reason that prompted Mrs. Davis to tioneering purposes and all were told to use every effort to bring out the this terrible act of self-desfcructioij. She was to all appearanci-s in sewing and the lite, ilonK; 10 arnmuy- carrr Billings .Drj- Farming' TTTl t.ll rr n.rl IT-T-T n fr -n "f.li a v S 1IS1 OI nattiesnips-w. Henderson, Wm. OUvoi K'urlct ;wak Af tC TrhitA -Tnan nf: as ineffective.. They would be sold to w j UICT- was Very Attractive There were other exhibits and more elaborate, but :n, u: oash..; G. C. McDonald, of Now Dayton G. C. Miller an-d S. Irvine, c iirst prennum also. The sides of theUinter wheat bin WiiS thft farm Of H. Brut.P red and decorated with wheat, j _ tne threshetl grain, the exhibit had a iage anu dis- Creditable display third with scrted that Mr- Bannard will be elect j Harvester Co.' of this city. which was grown on i od b-v about votcs j at tlie time at Grassy Lake WILL BE FOUR STOREYS HIGH Another storey is the Burns Block on thc iilHi t. T J -'__I grasses, in sheaf and vegetables. j x Canlston a Revelation more i Cardsron's exhibit specialised in none j grasses, there being between thirty- Dozens, scores five f0ray kinds in their exhibit ol pt'oplc passcd every-: All kinds of clover, alfalfa, timothy and C. S. Noble, of Claresholm. Oth- i ,DR t0 bi- grain were there. wheat bin irom Canada. Many werejtural authorities, like Prof Shaw the exclamations of surprise heard. visiting -the exhibit declared that it and not a few expressed a desire to j was a revelation to them live in a country that could turn Tur- i Cardston exhibit was handled key Red, as they had it, into, such i R. w. Pilling and S M Woolf grain as Alberta Red. The farmers insifie monpv hked to come and dip into .the bin i spring wheat, having a verv fmesam- tor a handful and sect the feel and j plc, but it was given to Colorado to and was Lake on busi- II. Macintosh i and l20'000 Hcarsfc- I Mr. and Mr... Davis have been Besides He an overwhelming plur- ]ivinir at Ml, H.irris- sLnce ]ast A ahty for rest of the Republican- j ust. cojajus at that tim.. from and The Hearst forces de- Indiana, i flare that ilu> Gaynor campaign has j j completely collapsed and that Mr. j Hearst will be elected bv a trcnien-; dous vole to back their house- Weather conditions for tomorrow indicate rain. t> i leave in t-r A Iberians who attended ihe Con- gress were George Harcourt, dep- uty minister of agriculture, and D. 1 W. Warner, of Edmonton J. W. Mc- 1 N'icoll, of Lethbridge T. H. Wool- lo bt- added to ford, S. M. Woolf and R. W. Pilling, corner of of Cardston W. C. McKillican, of The bv B.C. CAMPAIGN PROGRESSING! in order to brinj hol'I .-ffect-s before moving- to their houK- near Taber, wliere Mr. Davis i has u large farm. i Davig1 par.-nts are living at Indiana. The body was shiped home from Addhon's under-' taking parlors last night. them, no part, should be alienated on and This will (he seed grain Calgary any consideration .whatever. Those make a four structure when' U- Macintosh and S. S. Heap, of v the tests what was a soft variety, whatever Victoria, B. C., Oct. 30.-Hon. felt, and I other good qualities it NORTH WARD NOTES. j A gang of men with plows, and j scrapers are busy working on West- D. minster Road North. An attempt is havr I M. Eberts. speaker of the last legis- made to improve the roadway, scvrral prix.c-s how j today received the Const-rva- wit-h which to start in life. The price! The total cosl ot thp buildinS wl from, the lands surrendered! in of sixty-five thou- ,to, be largely used to give the I ex-pupils, a farming outfit and so en- able them to turn to account the knowledge they ha-d learned at school I HALLOWE'EN WAS f Hallowe'en was observed generally of the city. No serious damages which wouM otherwise be of little j0" Saturday night by the small boys value to them." Immigration Matters i Speaking of this year's immigra- tion Mr. Oliver, stated that it was that can produce wheat Lethbridge Exhibition lookin From all possible points of view of 'SJa'mn that the Canadian, thc Albcrtan, or the citizens of Lethbridge, the congress and exposition 'were eminently satis- tive nomination for Saanich constit- There Also i u-ncy. Both the Liberals and thc Taber's exhibit was no small affair, j Conservatives of this city hold their but jiist at present if- looks than Both the Liberals and pretty bacL worse for some time., and that was A. G. McKeown. the well-known labor's exhibit was no small affair i Conservatives of this city hold their me weu-Known iL'rV ir "T L i "or was Jl'lacking in qualitv. Messrs, i nominating conventions next Wednes- Ward barbor' after- that flag. lie will probably and Quibcll bLSV i dav night, Inoon ior Okanapari Valley. their district. Thcv i Hon.'Richard McBride has postpon- i wil1 "ft tt.u ur __j_ a__ I _ I ALT. -VioKf-fvwi -m factory. The winning of thc prize for of wheat was a signal victory as- I have been reported to the police ex- ed effort the Americans had made a determhv Others From Alberta to the number of land entries was very conskterably in excess of previous years, especially in the Lethbridge and Calgary districts. The-largest part of the immigration this year seemed to be in Southern Alberta, that was including the district as far north as the Red Deer, where, the prospective construction of the Cana- fcxn a r .T" r r wrest thc honor taken ing people of their district. They i Hon. Richard McBride has postpon-! excellent wheat, oats, flax and cd his mainland tour one day. The exPecte sheaf grain. Their display of vc-ge- Conservative campaign will be open- S health' He be missed tables would assuredly have taken cd in Karnloops Monday night by j several prizes, but they failed to en-'lion. W. J. Bowser. i .-_-.... The Premier Alhcrta exhibits were j tor them. joins ,attor in Rcvclstoke on Wed- cept the.pulling down of a few fences j frorri them last year at Chcyerr.e. alonS tlie south cnd Of the hall, j Thronged With Visitors night ami outbuildings. Wh.pn the came to J. W. Mr- MeNicol had managed to j The exhibits from Alberta Some ingenious depredates saw who arranged and good chance on Chesty Cox's sign.! charge of the Lethbridge display, they "VVatch it Wear." Chesty was ra-ja5ked him for his exhibition samples toer chagrined on arriving at hisjand were told to dip in anrwhere, as shop this morning to find adorning i it. was all the same. It was no small the side of the building thc words, handpickcd half bushel called for bv 'watch it wtia-r fiet hls across tlw corner in ful1 view j constantly throng with n of the main entrance. Taber, Mac- were 'Watch it wear off.' the regulation, a big wheat bin that looked as if it held four or five Winnipeg, Oct. 31.-The Sler- 1 hundrcd .bushels; but in reality held ling Bank, will open a branch in Win-jmUch less, thc quantity being nipeg shortly, and have purchased a on Avennp'at a cost of r? some- what less than-a hundred bushels. How Tt Looked leod and Cardston were all represent- pcciallv in vicw of splendid'array to know more of that province, es- ed with v, ry creditable exhibits. The whole four exhibits worked in well to- gether as a Southern Alberta exhibit, ami as such carried off the second prize for exhibit from state or pro- vince, Montana being barred. Macleod's Exhibit The Mackod exhibit was small, but of good quality. Messrs. Hush Mao- nri I S, .S. wen- re of products on exhibition. The men FIRE AT Winnipeg, Got. large six- storey building on Portage Avenue Eagt, owned and occupied by New- in charge were kept busy talking and ton, Davidson and Cherry, official handing out the abundant supplies of j assignees and warehousemen, literature they had. Marvellous Demonstration The whole exposition "was a mar- vellous demonstration of what can be done by scientific dry farming .meth- ods. Displays were there from .d en 7) was completed destroyed by fire on Sat- urday afternoon. The Stewart Range Company, of Woodstock, Ont., who occupied one floor, also suffered to the extent of The total loss will be about fully in- by a large circle of friends. On Saturday morning, while Mr. W. N. Dunn was operating the gine which runs the cemvnt mixer at tne North Ward School, he met with a rather severe accident. The wind 'shield behind which he was working blew over and forced him against the boiler. His head came in front of a jet of steam which scald- Qd the side of his face and head pretty badly. Winnipeg, Man., Oct. Olsen, a carpenter, working on a building corner, Main Street and Col- lege Avenue, fell fifty feet fromji seal fold yesterday afternoon and was in- ;