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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta We Lethbridge Dafly Herald VOL. i. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, NbVEMBER 5, 1908. AN HAS RESULTS Seven Men Killed In a G. T. P. Rock Gut Near Winnipeg AV;innipoff, Nov. B.-Seven laborers were instantly killed Tuesday on the line of transcontinental railway, 18 miles north of Drydcn, uy being hur-ieti under tons of roclc which were iiurled upon thcni by premature discharge^ of Inrgo (jUftntltlcs of dynamite. Four others wore tcrriljly maimed or injured. Every one of the eleven, including their forcmun, who were working in a dfcp rock cut, were involved In the disoster following the terrible explosion nnd the four men wlu) were pick od out from under the rocks a few luiuutcB lifter the accident were so painfully cut and bruised that thoy were unable to furnish a statement ns to how the nffnir occurred. SENTENCES AT VANCOUVER. Criminals Get Notice of Their Pun-iehment. Vancouver, Noy. 4.-At tlie today the following sentences were delivered:-Thomas Morse, 14 years for attempted murder; Lorenzo La Fortune, 7 years for attempted murder ; Edward Lemoin, 3 years for threatening by letters to kill his wife, upon the proceeds of whose evil life he had been living for years in Paris and Vancouver; Thomas Upjohn, one year for thc! abduction of his little niece^ who was at the time in the legal" custody of the Children's Society; Takaahi, nine months for assault; Kalathbai, an Indian, seven years for attempted rape upon a white woman. SMALLPOX AT KINGSTON. Kingston. Ont., Nov. 4.-The Board of Health this afternoon discussed thc advisability of closing thc locomotive works, the Daily British Whig office, and several other establishments owing to smallpox breaking out in them. Decision was postponed. There are 14 ensos in the Isolation Hospital. RAYMOND NEWS BUDGET. Mr. Bert Holman, of Magrath, was a visiter yesterday at tho home of Ills uncle, Mr. Bert Kenney. Mr. Holman, Mr. Jensen and Mr. Rasmusson, of Magrath, passed through Raymond Monday on their way to Utah where they arc called to attend school. Mr. D. Kettle and Miss Mabel Nils-son, of Stirling, were visitors at Raymond on Sunday. Mr. Russell, of Calgary, is in town today. On Monday Mrs. E. Stevenson gave a party to which ladie-s only were invited. Supper was served at six o'clock and a pleasant afternoon wos spent by al present. Mr. and Mrs. Mickle.son of Stirling, werie in town yesterday. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. John Shields was buried yesterday. Mrs. Erickson is the guest of her daughter Mrs. Nell Bennett. On Saturday afternoon Mrs. A. Nils-son gave a social in honor of Mrs. Joll/anson from Cardston. A dainty lunch was served at five o'clock. Those present were Mesdames Frazor, Stevenson, Strong, Ostlund, McNeil, Taylor. J. Wall, L. Wall, Bennett, Brown and Peipgrass. Mias Helen Kimbel is tho guest of Miss Fannie Harris. Mias June Nilssou and brother Edgar, were in Stirling, yesterday. Miss Davis leaves today for Mac leod where she will attend the teachers' convention. TOASKTAFT TO GIVE VOTES NO. 277. BODY FOUND AT LAST. Remain* of Wetlinfton County Man DUcovered in, New Or^tarlo. Ouelph, Ont.. Nov. 4.-Alter being shrouded in mystery toi a little ovci' two .years the fatti of George Brown, "an old resident of Quolph, and for niftny years postmaster at a small place north of the city, has been cleared up by the discovery in South liivei'. New Ontario, of a decomposed body, wliich ha.s been iclontifind as that of Mr. Browi). Mr. Biown was returning from McGregor, Man., over two years ago, when he fell off the train pi Pownsson, sustaining injuries to hi.s head which it is supposed uniralanced his mind, and caused him to wander away. MORE POUTICS INSASKATI IN Reported That An M.P.P. k To Be Gven a Jndgesliip THE DEMOCRATS HAVE ELECTED A NUMBER OF STATE GOVERNORS Johnson Wins In Minnesota and Burke In North Dakota � Republican Governor Elected In Utah THE pu:.\-:vs D0�� -> Mr. Robinson tlire�|..>iie(l to resign today, but llie Herald under.standf that the trouble has boon settled, and that Mr. Robinson will bi^ nt work tomorrow. justice and humanity upon wliich their philosophy and demands are basctl. "Jivon though disaiipointed in the result there is no loss, nor will there ba any loss.of faith and confidenoe in the justice of labor's demanils and their success ol all acliievements. "Action consistent, insi.'iteiit, and persistent will achieve for the toilons the triumph of the of labor and tl'ie cause of hunmn justice. Tliough temporarily,.,doleated labor is not eon-quored. The future is ours." Nsw York's Vote. New York, Nov. 4.-New York State vote, practically complete, make Taft's plurality'203,49.'5, nud Hughes' 71.159. ' -Bryan's Message. Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 4.-\V. J. Rryan, tlie defeated candid;di> of tlie Democratic parly lor Presidont, this morning sent the following telegram of congratulations to President-elect Taft: "Hon '^'m, H. Taft. Cincinnati, Ohio,-Please accept congratulations and best wishes for tho 8uccp.-!s of your administration. (Spd.) W. J. Bryan." Bryari Will Quit. New York, Nov. 4.-Practically complete returns received up to a late hour tonight indicate that Wm. H. Taft, of Ohio, as Presidetit-olect, will have a vote of -TO in the Electoral College. This is within si.xtfon votes of the forecast made by National Chairman Hitchcock, and 67 more than a majority out of tlie total olec-toral vote of 483. Norman E. Mttck, of the Democratic party, is.sued n^"tut�Hnent tonight, in which lie declared that lie did not believe Mr.' Bryan would bo a Candida tf,> for thc Pri'sidency again. \If said he believed that the Nobraskan might be a candidate for tlie Senate in 1911, providing thc Legislature of his Stato is Domocrtttic when the first vacancy occurs. Big Majority. Washiiinton, D.C., Nov. 4.-The pro.soiit indie.itions are that the Re-l)iiblican.s will have about a two-thirds majority in the United States Senate so; tlio result of yesterday's elections. Democrats in Missouri. St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 4.-Indications tonight ail' that the Democrats will control ilio next Mi.s.souri Legi.'^lutivo .Vs.soinbly on n joint ballot for votes. Til.' State is (�.vtrenmly doubtful as to its clioloriil voles. ROOSEVELT HAS NEW JOB New York, Nov. 4.-In its issue of ne.xl Saturday the Outlook will confirm the publislied report to the effect that President Roosevelt vrill become a.sHoeiated witli that publieation after his retirement from office. According to the announcement he will bo associated with the editorial staff of the Outlook after March .'ith as "special eontributing eo in office. T hojie .still to be of innuoiieo. to bring about needed ro-lorms." Taft Delighted. Cincinnati, O., Nov. 4.-Early this morning Wm. H. Taft gave hearty o.xpression to the gratification ho felt on his election. Businos.s, labor and igriculture, , ho dectarod, had supported him. His success, he said, should also' be the success of tho country, if his ability and eiidoavor could make it so. (Continued on Back Page.) London, Oct. .'tl.-The Prince of Wales loft Gordon Castle for London, traveling by special train from Fochabers T'lHii .Station to Aiivmoie, where ho joined the south bound train from liivornoss. 'YUv weather during thc {lay was sniiiewlKil. boisti'vous, but the I'linei' (islied ill (he Spoy until Hourly tiiiin time. Just as ll\e Hoyal Iraiii left a favorite dog of the I'liuoo appiiarod on tho iilatforiii from the waiting room. A motor car was at ;yniila|-,iiis. Mr. (.'olpuuin wu.'i then oxa'ui'ied liy Mr. lloiuHrtt. .Mnoinicking's '��'.'tcr The (irst i'luw ho spoke to .Macinick-in^ about this timber deal was on the train. Uogarding thi' linil'or, wit iioss .st.ited iluil any knowlodL-.t Mnf-iiiicking got of Ihe limit, he (?o( fro.11 the witnci^s. It was agreed ihat if Maciiiioking scdd half the pioiuMty loss Manning's iiitoiost, he was vu iwt a rpiarter share in the olhoi- ji!-;!" ic-tained by witno.s.';, Frank Colproji lie would not s.viar that this ' nnd Philip, 0(Uitinuod I'"^ showed Macniicking the oplinti l,,. had but ho told Maoinioking that t'.i; option ho had was iil rifteon cents a thousand. The Hiatoiiionts of \\n  inickiiig that tho t'olpmuus and Mao. iiiioking wi'i-c! ooiitribul ing n sum of ciish nn tho deal wore This dosed the doiVnoe as far as f'olpiiian was oonciMiioil nnd ,Mr. Bon-ilolt offered no witiu'ssos for the ile-fonoo 01" Maoniiokiiig. Mr. fsvans was rooallcd by Mr. .lohnslone in reliullnl of ('olpiiian's stiiteiiioiil 01' tho date of oonviMsation with i;vaMS. When C'olpiuau said (he interview took Idaro JO^ans was out 01 (lie ooiintry aoeording lo his diar.x . The counsel ;igived lo .submit, wi'it-ti-n argiiinonls to His l.oid.ship. It Avas blither locreed that tho other oases be put olY ujdil (he judgment on this case has boon given. MAY APPOINT DR. GUNSAULUS. Cardston. No\ . 4.-Miin.v cx-.Vmer-ioniis ha\ 1' lioon looking nn.xlously for election letiiiiis but at niuo o'clock this morniiiK had boon unable to obtain an.NthiiiK doluiile. J,o(all,\- tJiero will be r, fouling of satisfaction when the fight is over as it is oxpeolod that the work on the Uoolaination inojoot 0 bushels per acre of ftill wheat-one piece of soventy-five acres making (!3 bushels per aero. Ills farm is In tho Woolford district (Continued on Buck P�%:) Secretary Wilson Has Declined Presidency of Colorado College, It is Said. Cliioago, Nov. ,').-A ilospatcli to the Roeord-IIorald from Denver, Colo., says Secretary James Wilson, of President K.-Tho relations bo-t wooii Franco-and (lorinany are again disturbod through Germany's sooking from (he Freia'h govornment the roloine 01' OonnaiiH who do.sertod from the I'orc-ign l.ogi(Ui nt C'asa lllaiua. and addilionni sat isfaoti m for allogoti assault made upon a subordinate ollirer of (ho tiorinun oini siilale i,( place. Thi> French foreign ollu-o wish (o submit th-i inattor (o arbitration and .M. .lules Ciunboon. Il!>' P'roiu-li nmbassailor. is endoa\oriiit,' to reaoh an ai'rangoinoiit with (he I'leiuh l''oroigu (ifTico at this end lail so fur without success. .Several of (he last ('Veiling's paiiors took up till' subject and declared that it was now necessary for (!ormany to insist on her rights. The'Oorinan go-vormnoiit made serious re|)rosoiita-tions to Vranoo early in Ootober with CLOSE RACE IN THE ISLAND COLONY Latest Returns Look Better For the Government Halifax, N.S., Nov, r,,-Whether tho llond tlovornniont has been sustained in Xowfouudland is not yet known. From present indications tho election has boon very close, but not until tomorrow night at (ho earliest; will the result bo known. Owing to tho cumbersome methods of counting the returns It will likely bo Friday or Saturdn.y before complete returns of ^Monday's votinir will bo roceivcd. A better showing was mado by tho government today. r.,nst night the Opiiosition wore in possi's-sion of eight seats, while tho government had but throe, ttolurns today ga^e tho Opposition three intu-e. wluio tho govornment got five and if tho polls of Trinity and Placentia go us partial returns indicate the government will linish tho ilay With '.'' seats to tho Jpp3sRio.\'s 12 'I'h ; e are 13 more seats lo be oe.idoil TO GET MONEY QUICK. Quebec Contractor Gave Marine Agent a Rake-off. Qiiobeo. Nov. 5.-At tho enquiry into tho affairs of tho Marine De-oirtmont by Judge Cassels yesterday il'lernoon, J. J. Murphy, cement, building and luuibor merchant, Quc-hoo, said In' never made any tender for ,sup|)lies to the Ciovornment, but looording to his book from 1905 to March, 1008, ho wa.s favored by J. K. (iropory, marine agent, with or- lors for oonient and lumber amonnt-iuf.' to ,'i;45,429.-13, and in order to get �ipot cash ho drew on Gregory or got (Iregory's cheque, by iiaying liim a oominission ot five per cent. In all he bad paid Gregory ?3,903.G8, not to -"�t trade, but his money i;^ight away, iisload of waiting four or five nionth.h it. Ho nlso bad to pay some ratuitios to otbor mombors of Gro-_'ory's staff. Mr. .Murjihy said ho iseil to ohargo tho department not  Illy retail prices, but al least ton per oeiit. exci'ss oil regular retail nice, and sometimo.s as much as 25 lei cent. The commission paid Gro- ;(iiy was included in the jirieo mado ii'. ohiirgejl. ARCTIC BROTHERHOOD. Viotovia, B.C., Nov. 4.-Thc Arctic Hrotliorliood b'^gan its coiivontiou hero (his afternoon. Ovi>r one hundred �leleg/ites, reprosontiiig the Camps in many parts of .-Maska, arrived from v'.-ittle Ibis afternoon, and a rccop-ioii was liold at tho Victoria Theatre, tt v.liioli Mayor Hall presided, and peeolio.s of woleomo wore given and replied to by Thomas liruco. Past-iirand Arotio Chief, ny.d C. F. Clay-pool, of Tanana, candi'late lot: the position of Grand .-Vrotic Chief. REDUCED THE SHORTAGE. Toronto. Nov. 5.-After learning of tho shortage in the accounts of Teller McCnllum, of the Farmers Bank, re-'ativofl came to his aid, and the diorlago was reduced to about $8,-lOO. MeCallum was discharged from ho bauk'.-^ employ. No criminal pro-;-eediiigs have as yet been taken. CAN'T GET A MAYOR. Keading. England. Oct. 31.-At. a iio.'ting of Reading Town Council vostordiiy t\u' Mayor, Mr. Colebrook, li'clinod to accept office for another year, and none of the other mombers eouici bo pr-vailod upon to take the Mayoralty. it was also stated that llnuigh mombors of loading firms in tho town had boon approached, they had jiositivoly declined to bo nominated. sumod next Monday. Since last |a/rair which was .\pril tho mills havi' boon running on]'^""'" eonti..voi.v,- which piirt time.* I from tho jiiiblicat ion of (ho Kmjier- ___interview ijiit tho raising of the controversy in (ho nowspapors is ro- A NEW ORDER. Igaiilod l)y some of Chancellor Von Monoton, N.U., Nov. 4,--Tin.' Inter-j Tl'"^'"""''^ '''itios as a dovioo to-divert national Urotherhood of Railway Em-; I^'"'"'' �<<"" ion from the Kmporor ployeos on tho LC.R. is no more, butj""'' '1'^' ''haucollor to a foreign quai-the Canadian Hrotliorliood of Railway j Employees has taken its place, and r-- although mombers of tho former order J- 'rhoinpson of Calgary formerly are now mombers of the latter, it is homestead in.spoctor and well known practically a new organir-ation. t^ls city, wa.s in town last night. UBEL CASE AT REGINA Rogina, Sask., Nov. -The l,aiid-Scott libi'l charge oanio boforo tho court today, anil Judge Johnstone struok out the plea entered by Premier Scott that tlio court here h'ad no jurisdiction (o try tho ehnrgo. Mo said tho oliargo v.a.i laid by tV.e .-Vttornoy-Gonorul, and he could lay it anywhere in the province, the fact that the alleged offence was conimit-toil in Moosojaw judicial district notwithstanding. Mr. Ross had taken the case of Scott, and pleaded that he hud not time to file particulars of charge. The judge ordered him to file a general plea of justification tomorrow morning, and gave Mr. Embury, for Laird, right to denmr and ask for particulars immediately, ;