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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 3, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald Vol. I, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, IMS. NO, 275. ELECTION DAY IN UNITED STATES Both Parties Are Very Confident Of * Victory A NEW BISHOP 4c ^ t * 4i 4( 4( )�( i*' 4( Ottftwa, Nov. 2.-Rev. Father LaTulipe, ; pnrisli pricat of Hnileybury, lias been appoint-t'd vicar npoatolio of Teinis-cnming and will bosiilcs have title of *'JJi.shop of Catonna." Denver, Col., Nov. 3.-At Btato headqutirtorH 105,000 is ijivon ds the probable phirallty for Bryan tind the Deinocriitic state ticket. Republican lenders give the same llRurcs as their estimate of the plurality for Taft and their state ticket. Maryfiviilo, Nov. 2.-W. J. Bryan concluded his campaign of the state of Kftnsos and of the United States before an enthusiastic audience hero tonight. New York, Nov. 3.-In New York state, where the greatest interest is felt in Iho political light for governor the campaign did not end until midnight, Governor Hughes being on the go to llio very last miniite. Ho remained in town to vote oorly from the hotel Aslor, which is his legal residence at this time. His Democratic opponent Ijiout. Governor Lewis Stuyvcsaut Chandler, will vote with his farmer ^loighbors in Red Hook township. Duchess county. Topeka, Kon., Nov. 3.-Republican state chairman Doolcy declares the Republican statlT and national tickets will bo elected by pluralities of close to 35,000 and that iUl eighteen Republican congressmen are safe. Democratic -chairman Martin reiterated his statement  that the Democratic ticket would bo .successful, declaring that Mr. Bryan's Hying trip through the northeastern corner of the state today would mcnn additional votes for the Dcniocrutic candidate. Guthrie, Okla,, Nov. 3.-The promise of good weather is expected to bring out a total vote of between 325,000 and 250,000 in the new state. The Democrat.s adhere to their cloim of \-ictory by 40,000 for Bryan and feel sure of the legislature. Now Y'ork, Oct. 2.-Before leaving for Buffalo tonight Chairman Mack, of the Democratic National Committee a-sscrtetl that New Y^ork State would give the national ticket a plurality of 50,000 and Ohio and Indiana would surely go Democratic. Terro Haute, Ind., Nov. 2.-Closing his campaign as a Socialist candidate for rrcsldent, in his home city tonight, Kugene V. Dcbbs, was tendered an enthusiastic reception. He spoke at the Coliseum, on the arrival of the Red Special from its long tour which took Mr. Debbs twice across the country and was compelled to address an overflow meeting In the armory, A monster parade es corted Mr. Debs from the troin through the principal streets of the city. BRYAN IN THE LEAD Lincoln, Nob., Nov. 3.-Wni. J. Bryan's precinct is running more than two to one in his favor, .the vote at noon standing for Bryan 51, Tftft 23. Mayor Brown iit 11.30 telephoned to FftU'vlcw that the city of Lincoln and the county of Lancaster were surely tor Bryan Ijy a subslnntiel nuijorlty. FUNERAL OF HON. m GREENWAY Took Place At Crystal City and Was Attended By Thousands C3y.-ital City, Man., Nov. 3.-The funeral of the late Hon. lliomus Grocnway took place here yesterday and was dttended by thousands. The crowtled special train carrying the members of the provincial govern n;ent and other Winnipeg friends of thdeceased reached here on hoi r lute. The deeply draped stotion wos thronged with sorrowing friends vvlio watched the remains tenderly borne to the place that had been home anO thence to the sacred plot ovt-rlooking a beautiful bend in the river. A short service for the family alone was held at tlio residence conducteis-sctle, who said He had them io ile-Kiid Mrs. Vadnais. To Mr. Conybearo, -Mrs. \ adnais said that she had on Friday ini miiig made a pocket betwcm her ski its .^o that Vadnais could not find it. i-'l�o did not know that Vadnais had n gun on Afonday except that ho luul one on Friday when he went aw.iv-BISSIOTTK GIVKS KVIDF.NCK When the court resumed this morning Adam Henry was called and his evidence corroborated the evidence of Mrs. Vadnais as to what occurred at his place. Ifc never had known Vadnais not to drink when he had a chance. The prisoner.-Theodiile Bissotte was (Hit in the box. His evidence n'iiled very little to that alread.v elicited. He denied that Vadnais had ordered him out of the house before that evening. At Adam Henry's he had asked to have the police sent (or. Miss Kmmu Bissette, the pretty sixteen year old daughter of the previous witness, corroborated Jlrs. Vaflnnis' evidence as to coming to the house on Thursday night and watching the girl's room for fear of Vadnais. Witness was the oldest of the eighteen Bissotte nnd Daignault children in the house. The Vntlnais children were younger also. Adelard Bissotte, brother of tlie lust witness, gave evidence to' sleeping in the granary on Thursday night, when Vadnais made his threat to kill the whole company. , This clos ed the case for the defence. Air. Nolan for the defenEc and Mr. Conybearo for the Crown addressed tho jur\- briefly reviewing the evidence. The judge in his charge to the jury seemed to favor the ac(|ulttnl of the prisoners. He told tlw jury there was no evidence on which to convict the woman. It us 12.3fi when the jury retired to consider their verdict. They agreed on their verdict a few minutes after court adjourned nnd when the court resumed at two o'clock tlie.v, through their foreman, F. G. Hopkins, delivered a verdict of "Xot (iuil ty." Tiie Kvans vs. Colpman and Afac-micking case is on this afternoon. MR. AGNEW NOT LIKELY TO LIVE Winnipeg, Nov. .1.-ITp to ;i |).m. today there has l)een no change in the condition of Hon. J. H. Agnnw, provincial treasurer and no hope is held out for liis recovery ns tlie op-eruUni) was not performed in time. An uh.seess bnr.st, poisoning the in-tesiini'H. NO RETURNS FROM THE ISLAND WIND STORM AT FRANK One Of the Worst h the History Of the Crow's Nest Pass Frank, Nov 2.-.^ heavy wind storm set in last niglit about 12.30 a. m. and it proved to be the worst experienced in the I'ass. The 41 Meat Afarket windows were all broken in front and the upper windows of the I'nion Hotel were blown in and worst of all the plate glass windows of the store of C month of October just eiideil were: floods [lassed, SO,-811.11, duties collected, ^'J.-l 7 t .'.25. Ibisiiie.'is is improving. llillciest .function is to have a station (if the C.V.I'., which will accom odiite llillcrest, lUdlevuc!, I'nssburg. and . ,\fiiple l.enf. Heretofore all business for these pliices hiis been traiis-lU'ted lit Frank. f. V. lliU and .Mis. Hill -.xv on a trip to Calgary. The C.P.R. has asked the C. A. C. (fc V. Co. for a deed of ten acres of fand luljoiiiing the town. The com-fiany (uviiing the town vnlues it at .?'2riO,0(iO and will ask the C.P.R. to pa.\ ij.-id.OOO for what they retpiiro for yards and switching grounds. Election Results In Newfoundland Not Yet Known; St. .Johns, N. F., Nov. 2.-The returns at hand tonight from tho general election for the Colonial T.�gisla-turo are limited to results from two districts, Brigiis and Carbonear. Both of these are .showing some slight losses for the government in tho popular vole. It is not likely that tho complete returns showing the results of tho contests for tho entire thirty-si-v seats will bo received by Thursday but tho returns o.xpected tomorrow, involving fifteen seats, will belter indicate the result. DORANDO COMING N(!w York, Nov. 3.-Doraiido, the Ilalioii runner, who finished first, but was disiiualilled in the Marathon race at the London GIym))ic games, will sal! for America, Nov. 7. It is expected he will race against well known .\merican long distance runners at Madison Squar(^ Garden, Nov. 25. John J. Hay(;s, winner of tlie Marathon; Tom Longboat, tlie Canadian Iiniiaa runner, and A. A. Shrub, the prnfe^sional champion, who has been .nijiloyed at Harvard as coach, have b;^en invited, to meet the Italian at that time. S. A. CITADEL AT FERNIE PARLIAMENT TO MEET IN JANUARY Ottawa, Nov. 2.-While a num.ier of ministers are disposed to tliiak that the house should met't in December, there is at present no liklihooil of it coming together before .January Owing to the recent enlargement ef the building, many rooms have been broken into liy the workmen and it would be impossible to get I hem in shape for a IJeceiiiber se^jBion. T.y .January the annex will be completed and ever.vthiiig in readiness. 'J'wo large brick cotton warehouses tumbled into the .Vrknnsas-river at Pine BlufT, Arkansas, following the caving In of the banks of the .\rknn-sns River. Commissioner Coombs head of tho Salvation Arin.v forces in Canada will ofilciall.v open tho new citadel in Foriiie on the Kith Inst, and give his famous lecture "A Alodern Crusader." This ))erinnnent public building is the (list of its kind to grace tho streets of Fornie. and is a fire proof structure of bull bricks with .smoothfaced concrete trimming, all in black pointing, while the roof is of East Lake Afetal shingles. The interior is arranged with the gradual sloping fioor, raised platform with ofilcers' room nt the rear and is up to date in every particular with seating caiincit.v for about three hundred. ^ The Coininissioner will be accompan ied by Afrs. Coombs and his private secretary. I.ieut.-Colonel Pugmire, and Major nnd Afrs. Aforris, from Vancouver. RF.V. Af. AlACGREGOR DEAD Toronto. Nov. 3.-Rev. Jlalcolm AlncCregor, editor of the Presbyterian, died this morning after a lingering illness. Death had been hastened b.v an attack of pneumonia. EXCITING SCENE ON THE STREET Telegraphic Briefs Taber, Alia., Nov. 3. - Word was received in Taber .. j'ester-day that Snmudl F. Wilcox, owner of tho famous Wilcox mine at Tuber, recently died at his new homo at Vina, California, of malarial fever. Afr. Wilcox and family came to Raymond, Canada,- about Seven years ago and for years he was greatly interested in tho shcop industry. Ho whs one of tho early pioneers of Taber. Tho ''departed was admired by all who knowhlm, lioing promln-ont In social and business circles. He was a staunch member of the chuVch of the I.. D. S. faith, a kind husband and a dovoto,-000. Jimmy liritt defeated .Tohii Summers of England in the tenth round nt Wonderland Iheatre.London, last night. � Al. Aliller, chief of jiolice. of Fairbanks, Ala.skn, was shot down by Blanche Duval at the Pioneer Hotel loda.v and later died from his wounds It is now announced tliat it will be at least a year before Canadian policy holders .'if the defunct Mutual Reserve Fund IJfo of Now ^'ork, need look for any return from the litpiid-ator, GOT TWO YEARS Ilnmiltou, Nov. 3.-William Bur-sess was found guilty this morning of the charge ol procuring a fourteen year old girl for immoral purposes ukI was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary with hard labor. W. J. Spencer, who wnji convictcsd i.f selling liquor to Indians nnd fined, is appealing the caee .Vi.EX. .lOHN'STONE FOR OTTAWA Sydney, N,S., October 30.-It is stated hero on. what appears to be good authority that Sir Wilfrid I.aur ier has ollcred his support to Air. Alexander Johnstone, the defeated Lib-oral candidate In Capo Breton South, for tho Ottawa scat which tho Premier hiuiBolf will resign to sit for Quebec East. 4c POST NEWS ON TRAINS ^i * ' * 4t Ciiicago, Nuv. ;).-A scliome 4i 4t to give eleeti'in.-* returns on 4i trains toniglit has been devisd by the management of the 11- 4: linois Central and Rock Is- % land sy.sti-'ms, The.so bulletins % 4( will be pusteci and distributed 4^ 4c throupii pM.'-sii!i\er cars nnd ^ 4c slepers on ev.-iy throngli 4( 4t train ov.r the entire railroad. 4^ 4c The plan provides for spo- 4c 4c cinl telegrnph service through 4^ 4c agents and ilie figures will h\ 4c 4c given to euiuluci'.us nt (very 4^ 4c stopping poin' 4i 4c This i.s tile Wrai time that 4c 4c an elaborate arrangement for 4c 4c iiifinining travelers of the n>- 4^4'4c4<4i4i4t4(4E4< City and District CHRISTY" TALKED New York, Get. 28.-"Christy" Mn-thewson, the famous pitcher of the New York National league bosebnll team was one of tlie speakers at a Democratic meeting in the Twenty-third assembly district last week. John J. Hayes, winner of the Marii-thon race nt London, and a number of other members of the American Olympian teams occupied aonta on the platform. Jas. P. Low, of Cardston, is in Ihe city today. Mrs. Wilcox, of Cardston, is visiting in the city. Miss Alay Craddoek, of Vancouver, i.s vi.sitiiig at her home in the city. Mrs, (Dr.) DeVeb r will receive to-ni'irrow (Wednesday) and the folow-ing Wednesday. .Mso on the first nnd ."eeond Wednesday in December. Twenty-four cars of cattle from the Knight Sugar Co., passed through the city last night for the <-)ld Country market. Tliey were shipped by S. J. Mullen of Winnipeg. M. C. MeKen/.ie of the Uurnside Ranch who has been in the district for the past 20 years has come to the hospital fm' treatment for his arm which bus been troubling him for some time. J. Rieluirds, formerly with the Loth-bridge Iron Works, has branched out into busimss for himself, and has opened up nuUimtibile and gasoline engine works near the stenni laundry. Mr. Richards is a competent machinist and is in a jiosition to guarantee nil work. The regular meeting of tlie Fortnightly Club will be lield at the residence ol Mr. W. Ingram, 515 Crabb St., this evening at eight o'clock. R. B. Bennett, the Calgary barrister and Conservative leader, is in the city today on court business Owing to a sudden but serious attack of tliroat trouble, Mrs. Van .Spnnckeri'ii's ncital aiinnunced for this evening, will be po.stponed indefinitely, it is thought that Mrs. Van Spanekereir will recover in a fews days and Uie recital which so many have been aniieipatiiig with u great deal of pleasure will probably take place in a week nr ten days. The service at Westminster church next .Sunday evening will be of a rather unique naturi! taking the form (if a song service wliieh is so rarely heard in tlie West. The choir have been preparing for this for some time and iiave their part of the service well in hand. A special eolleetion in aid of tile organ fund will be taken. There was a good class of boys at (he opening class of the V.M.C. gymnasium last night. Tonight the first young men's class will be lield. Instructor Maxwell will be |ileaseil to have as large a turnout ns possible. Secretary C'ofKt will b,.' present to issue membership tickets at the current rate. These classes will be a great benefit to tlie young men nnd doubtless there will be a large number on linnd toniglit ut eight o'cliick to join the classes. At si.v o'clock last evening as .lames Pinkney was driving down Round . with a load of feed, the bag on whiih ho was sitting rolled off nnd both 'Iriver and bag were thrown onto the horses heels. The team immediately began to run, although their plucky Iriver in siune way got to their beads. Ahead of the runaway was a team belonging to Afc.Vdoo and Van Homo returning from work and being rid-ilen by the man in charge. Possibly an unheard of thing occurred when the runaway team getting Van Iforn's fine big grey horse between them ran right over him. Tho horso was erowdo