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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TKe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1908. NO. 278 JOHN BULL'S FLEET MAY TRAVE A Possibility Of An Around-the-World Trip A. R. & h COMPANY DECLARE 4 PER CENT. London, Nov. 6.-Tho ftunuol report of tlic Albfirtu Rall-wiiy (ind Itrigiition uoinimny, shows 11 record year, and ii four pf 1" cent, dividend on conlmon atocU lias hem declared for tlio lirst tinuv i4( % 4( 4c )f ^ > London, Nov. 5.-It has been .said that foUwvlng the siiccfHSful nianouc-vros of tlio IJnitcd States navy, the Hrltisli adaniralty Ib planning to send a (Icot of warslilps around tho world. t)IUclals of tho ndtniralty were qucs tloned this evening but all they woukl say was "tliero js no information wo can give you on this matter." This negative statonicnt, however, would scorn to ,sui)port tlie Intimation that .such a tour has been suggested, but under tho present conditions in Europe, It is not thought nt t.ll prol.-able tliat the admiralty could despatch a (leet in a way coinp irablc to the U. S. battleship .loel. There is a posslj'lity tint the squn.~ It is gcncniUy eoiiceded ck-ci'pt by the rivitl lenders that iSI.'ny 111 lid's vote in the (e them selves for tho municipal elections. Aid. I\es, who was elected lust year for a two-.vear term, has sent to Jfiiyor Henderson his resignation to take edect at llie end of the .\ear. lie gi\es as his reason that pn-ssiire of lirivato business necessitates this action. In Ills letter of resignation, he takes occasion to congratulate the mayor on tlie success of his work as mayor. The retiring Ahlermen tins year are �Messrs. Cunningham, Macbeth and Watson. The last two have definitC-I.V stated that the.y will not bo candidates for re-election. Aid. Cun-nin'Jfham's Inteiitiiuis are not Icnown. .VId. .Adams is still eatl and his in-It.'iitioii is unknown also. .\Id. Hut-toii was last .vear elected for two .years and is staying with it. ^la.yor Henderson still adheres to his previous statement that ho is willing to serve the city as mayor for nnolher year if the people wish. He intends going away about Doc. 11 for a two months' trip. GOING TO ROME Ottawa, Ont., Nov. D.-Hon. Sydney Fisher. Minister of Agrienlture I'-ft today for Home where he will tt'.'nd the meeting of � International Agricultural institute He will be i.b^nit until the latter part of l)e-eeiiilier. FOR MAYOR OF WINNIPEG Winnipeg. Man., Nov. 6.--0. H. I'orrest'r. a well known real estati^ agent here announces himself as a eanflidale for the mayoralty of Win-r\l)e. ]Mc-Gilllcuddy, wa.s jiostpoiied till Tuos-em ocrats, It Is possible that these fig-tiros may be changed later by returns from a few districts from which tho moderate do-1 entire Oguros havo not boon obtained. The present membership of tho house is 228 llopubllcans and 160 i:)omocrata a:ul three vacancies. TWO HUNDRED DROWNED Aiiioy, Cliiiia, Nov. 5.-A siiiiill steamer carryiiTg six hnndreil passengers from Am-oy to Tungan a lew miles distant sank la.^t evening. Two hundred of the paRsetigeiB were drowned, Chinese junk.^ rescuing tho others. CHURCH RIT ETO BLAME San Francisco, Nov. li.-Tuberculosis .spread through a rite of the church is said to be thinning the population of .Meutian Island at an ularining rate. Dr. Robert Olson of the revenue cutter MeCnllough. who arrived here yesterday, states that forty per cent, of the natives in tlu ishind are affected with eonsniniitimi. He exjiresses a belief that the ceremony of kissing tiie dead is in part responsible for the siireiid of tlie di ease. Miieleod, Nov. 5.-Macleod was the sc.-ne of another sensation on Tuesday evening when W. H. Jeffrey, a trusted salesman in the Hudson's Bay Co. store was arrested on a charge of theft. It is alleged that he ha? been sending all sorts of stuff such as liarin'ss. )>lows, hardware and other things for liis hom and homestead to these idnces licpji'eting to cluuf;e himself with them. Soinewdiat aeeideiitally Manager Galbraitli got knowleiige of these operations thront-di seeing a refrigerator going to Ji'ffrev's home from the store. A search was instituted wlien it was found tliut about seven liiiiiilred dollars woilli of stnfl had Iveii taken in this way e.xteii