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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridg VOC I, LETMBRIOQf, ALStRTA. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER I Ml. NO. 27t JOHN BULL'S FLEET MAY TRAVEL A Of An Around-the-World Trip A. R. I, COMPANY DECLARE 4 PER CENT. London, Nov. 5P-The' annual report of the Alberta Rail- way and Irrigation company, shows a record year, and a four per cent, dividend' on common slock has -been declar- ed for the first time.- THREE MORE MEN KILLED ON GIF. TAFT CAR RIES M) SSO U R! St. Nov. practically complete from the entire Mate five Taft a plur- ality over i'1 Missouri of London, Nov. has been said that following the successful manoue- vres of the United States navy, the; British admiralty is planning to send a Scot oi warships around the world. Officials of the admiralty were ques- tioned this evening but all they would say was "there no information we can give you on. this matter." This negative statement, however, would seem to supportT' intimation that such a tour has been- suggested, but present conditions in TCu- rope, it is not at J-IL able-vhat the admiralty could des- patch fleet in s way comp irable to the U. S. battleship .LvC. There is a pcsssij'lity it a L, the squadron under Sir Percy Scott, which at present is ut riouih Africa, and which has neon expected, to goto. South America nny 'licoght home by way of the far east and Suez Canal. REDUCE LICENSES London, Out., Nov. Trades and .Labor Council will circulate a petition to the city council for the reduction of liquor licenses because oi.a.'dispute with brewers of the city. GREAT NEED OF NAVAL BASES Another Dynamite Ex plosion East Of Winnipeg VOTING AWAY Prince Albert, Nov." the elec- tion vfor the of Cojnmons which takes plice'Uere next Tuesday one poll held at a. settlement 575 miles from'the-city, and there art? six over 250'miles away. QUEBEC STEAMSHIP Quebec, TSpv. the 'opening of the local legislature a 'speaker and a deputy speaker will bg elected- The former will-probably be Dr. Pantelon Pelletier, member for Sherbrooke; and the latter John H. Kelly, mem- ber for Bonaventure, or -P. S- MacKenzie, "member Washington, Nov. ,tion is strongly in the annu- al report of Admiral ITHlbury, rhiof of'tthe navigation bureau to lack- of a defended naval base 5n either the American insular possessions in the cast or the Carribetin 'Sea; the prob- able theatre of action in any war in which the navy might be called to engage. So important ijs this ques- tion believed to be that in Hillsbu- ry's opinion all appropriations for new improvements at" naval stations or for the defence of the coast-'ports should ,give way to the establishment the defence of a-naval basis iu 'the Phillipines at Pearl Harbor and Kc-nora, Ont., Nov. dy- namite explosion' resulted in the death of three men and terribly i juring took place Tuesday morning at Olson and Larson's camp, on construction, about twenty four miles west of Inglof. From all that ran gathered it appeared men .were drilling, a. hole in the face of the rock and during work struck-..another 'lible 'which had been exploded a few before, but in which apparently sonic dynamite re- mained. PLAINTIFF GETS THE AWARD BOND IS NOW LEADING BY FIVE Seven Still To Be Returned In Newfoundland MARYLAMD IN DOUBT Hultimore, Md., Nov. It is gem-rally conceded ex- cept by tlu- rival leaders that- Maryland's vote "iu the elec- toral collide will be split. Nei- tlieii- of the chairmen of the two grout parties will concede anything to the Hide. BOY KILLED ON TRACKS AT COLEMAN St. John's N.F., Xov. plete Placentia, Twil- linggate and Fogo, reached here- to- day. Ail of them returned support- ers of the government, adding Bcvon to the list of Premier Bond's follow- ers to the ten shown to elected j for him yesterday. The Opposition S ranks gained nothing by the returns that conic in today, leaving the Ifor- ris party with 12. The parties now stand 17 ttj 22, a lead of five for the government'. There arc still five con- stituencies to be heard from, return- ing seven luemljers. SPECIAL MAIL SERVICE Ottawa, Nov. postoftice de- partment lias arranged for a special mail service similar to that provided last winter to Fort Resolution, Fort and intermediate points. TAFT TALKS AT CINCINNATI LACROSSE TEAM BACK Montreal, Q Nov. The Canad- ian Olympic lacrosse team returned from its trip to the old country to- night arriving at Windhor station on the first special tiain bringing the patsengers that came in. Em- press of Ireland. Three members of thp team, all men, mained beluria in order to pay vis- Taniuno for these bases arc I its to Datives. Each member of the our success in war. throe medals' BIG BUSINESS DEAL IS PUT THROUGH Cincinnatti, Nov. 5. Speaking the Cincinnati i Commercial Club NEVER SAID A WORD London, Nov. Questioned today about the published state'ment that he had expressed ar desire- to retire from the diploma tie'se'rvice and tha4. hf would be a candidate for the -IJ. S. Si-natc from. New :York, WIntelaw Reid, safd thaC he .had desire on either point- The Enterprise Lumber Company Has Been Acquired By Minneapolis GETS 15 YEARS r One oi'the have iix- yards at the-'principal that has been' put through- in this [points in the district. district lately was closed this weekj qhe important part, of the deal to New Morse, York, Sov. ,G. Charles -W. one time "Ice "and a controlling force in a long string of national banks in whose personal fortune a little more than a year ago was estimated at more than and A. 'L. -for- merly president :Of the National -Bank of North America, spent la--'-t night in a cell in. the Tombs ;T They 'convicted yesterday in the U. ,.S. court "of .violations the. national banking laws connection with their conduct of the National Bank of North America of which Morse also- was an officer. Charles W. .Morse was sentenced to fifteen years imprisonment. Sentence on A. II. Curtis was suspended. A stay of ten days in the execution of Morse's sentence was granted' up- on the application of his counsel and it is said that an appeal from both the conviction and the sentence will be taken JThc scene, in thcr court room when thc'seniciicc was pronounced .'was most drama- tic one. LThe .wives of the two pris- oners, who hachbeen constint attend- ants- at court during the entire trial, wertr present early today, as if anxious to cheer their husband's b> their, presence in the trj-injr ordea which confronted .them. the real test came, however, it was the husbands and not the wives who prov ed the comforters. Morse sat like a stoic "when he heard the word which condemned him to prison. There was scarcely the tremor of an and to those who watched.- there was no doubt that the "Little Man" was indeed a man of iron nerve. Curtis too. ac- cepted the news which came to him good news in his with tho same lack. of. emotion of character as his former chief. But the strain had been too much for the women. As tne Judge Hough's words through their minds, Mrs. Morse, who throsigh all the try- ing days of the trial had by J. W. itcXicol, managing, director the general public is that it shows of the Enterprise "Luniber Co., IAd., what faith American capitalists and when he sold the company's entire business riuen have in this district, line pMuinber yards .to Jlr.-StoHzej It, is understood "that the. new con- Minneapolis. jcern will expand their business by This salo not only includes' the val-'. opening several new jards. uablo of the company in 'Citizens will be glad to learn this "city, but all their real estate {the change ownership will not arid bnsinesb in Southern Alberta, [mean the removal of 3Fr. McXico The price, while not made public, is from the city, lie intends to remaii understood to win into six figures. ;.h'ere. GERMANY IS NOT INSISTENT Adopts a More Moderate Tone To wards Her Neigh- bor RefmbEc DIVORCE LAW DEFEATED? 'At the sitting of the Supreme Court yesterday morning, the case of Walter 0. Brown against E. X. AVake ly, Earl Charles H. Chamberlain was taken up. This is an action for damages to the amount of for injury-alleged to have been done by the defendants to a well boring machine owned and operated by plaintiff. The defendants took away certain parts of the machine on 4th 1907. Criminal pro- ceedings were a, nolle pro- sequi was entered ,by the Attorney- Gciieral's agent when the matter reached the Supreme Court. The defendantjKirkham has an ac- tion against the .plaintifl' for is .wages due which is being tried conjointly Jwlth; this1 action, a's .he same The plaintiff .-Brown: gave evidence effect ihat-flefcndaEt Chamber- lain and hg .had entered into partner- ship as well-borers._- A machine was nought and paul plaintiff. Bor ing was done for Dr.' Hawkins and Mr.'- A. -S. ma- chine was ,at the latter's place the partnership was dissolved as; claimed by plaintiff. At the conclusion of the .plaintiffs examination Mr. Simmons applied for non-suit so far as defendant Kirkham was concenied and after'-argument His Lordship, dismissed action: again- st Kirkham with wiis also given in favor_, of Kirkham against Brown and Chamberlain "for and costs, as wages due Klrk- jham. Mr. Jones applied .for .non- suit as regards defendant ;Wakely but the Application was refused! The defendant Wakely. gave evidence CHINA London, Nov.' Little, a noted traveller who John estab- lished the Chung King Trading Co., in. West founded the Kiang Mining company died here to- day. His residence in China ex- period from 1859 to 1907 and lie was the author of many notable articles "relating to the far East. He was bom in 1838. which he. has been a memjjer for fif- teen years, II. Taft tonight brought every member to his feet in his address sounding the key note of prosperity for the. country for the next four years. "Every business man who is obeying the law may go ahead with all the energy in his pos- session, every which, is within the statutes may proceed with out fear of interference from the admin istration when acting legally but >11 interests within jurisdiction of the federal government may exjwjrt a ri- gid enforcement of the luws against dishonest methods." were vvor'ls of Mr. Taft. Wm. Miller Was Rid- ing On a Freight Train (Special to The Herald.) Colomah, Xuv. Miller a boy of fifteen, was killed here last night'while riding on a freight train. Several .from around town wore taking a ride on the .same train and did think .-.anything1 had hap- pened their companion as he was on a different car, and apparently they thought ho had gone home. The life- less body of the boy was found this morning by. some of the coke oven men and they at once notified the R.N.W.M.vPolice. The body was found one of the num- erous side tracks near the coke ovens ami was terribly mangled and torn. Coroner Gate viewed the remains and A jury soon empanelled met ut eleven. o'clock. The jury ALDERMAN IVES RESIGNS HIS SEAT rt-tired in Order- that additional deuci.' might be. brought in. They again 'met at two o'clock and after summing up the evidence the verdict given was that William Miller met death accidently while riding on a freight train in the C. P. R. yards at ColfMnan. He Will Not Act For a Second Term Other Aldermen Will Also Retire .GOING TO ROME Ottawa. Ont., Nov. Syd- ccy Minister of Agriculture I'.'ft today for Rome .where he will the ..meeting of International Agricultural Institute He will he absent until the latter part of De- camber. Events a re' beginning to' shape them selves for the municipal elections. 1 ly stated that -they will not be can- Aid. Ives, who "was elected last year diclates for .re-election.. Aid. Cun- i for a two-year ;term, has sent to, Mayor- Henderson his resignation to fcoke effect at the end of the year. He gives as his reason- that pressure of private'-business necessitates this ac- tion.-. Li his letter of resignation, ho takes occasion to congratulate the mayor on the success of his work as mayor. The Messrs. .Cunningham, Macbeth ninghatn's intentions arc not known. Aid. Adams is still east aiul Ins in- tention is unknown: also. Aid. Hut- ton was last year elected for two years and is'staying with it. Henderson still "adheres to his previous statement that he is willing to serve the city as mayor retiring Aldermen this year arc for another year if the people wish. He intends going away about Dec. and [11 for a two months' trip. Sioux .Falls, ;'S: D. confidently asserted) Nov. is tonight by op- ponents to the proposed new divorce law that the measure was defeated at the election of. Tuesday _but de- feat of the measure is not conceded by those favoring the law. Nov. cricis between France and Germany which arose A LIBERAL CANDIDATE Qilbert Plains, Man., Nov. 5.-At the largest Liberal convention in the history of this district held here this afternoon Archie Cummins "of Grand (View was unanimously chcJsen by the neeting as candidate to contest the over the arrest of German-deserters from'the foreign legion, of the French army by the French authorities at Casa Blanca, has seemingly, been dis- pelled over last night. It is now ap- parent that "Germany is ready to undon her recent demand for the re- lease of these men and that she ex- cuses the action of the French sol- diers who are alleged to 'have attack- ed an official German foreign secret tary at Casa Blanca. The German ambassadors in Paris hav? changed the'tone' of their utterances today and are now manifesting a conciliat- ory spirit i-.nd readiness to accept the proposal made by France whereby with mutual expressions of regret the entire incident may referred to arbitration. Berlin, Xov. German "news- papers which have boon almost entire ly silent on the rcront. phase of thu Casa Blanca incident suddenly, -placed this question in the position of the first importance. The contro- versy is treated as being extremely disquieting and as involving the na- tional honor. The Allcicmeine electoral district of for the local house. Gilbert Plains KING GOING TO CHINA Ottawa, Nov. L. Mackenzie as to his dealings nrm'.; of Brown and Chamberlain showed that to secure an account firm of Hick Wakely the. defendant agreed to deliver up'cer- tain parts of thii machinery of the well boring -plant. Pursuant, to this agreement the out on 4th September. 1007, to the 'farm of A. S. Bowman, when. Chamberlain detached certain parts and put them in the carriage and they were brought to I.cthbridgc" and stored in safe keeping. No force wos_ used- in taking the parts of the machinery and the guns were brought along for the purpose of duck hunting. At the conclusion of Wakcly's evi- dence both Mr. Jones and Mr. Har- ris addressed the court, after which His Lordship gavR judgment for the plaintiff against each of Wakely and SIR WILFRID BETTER Ottawa, Nov. Wilfrid Lau- Tier rwhb has been confined to his home for several days, was at his ffice in the Eastern-Block this morn- ng. Although not entirely recovered rom his indisposition the premier elt well enough to resume his official duties. presentative of North n the Comniona will be Canada's repres entative at the International Quin- quennial conference in Pekin next Jamiary' on the suppression' of the opium traffic Chamberlain for S37S.OO. Stay o proceedings for fiftoen days was granl ed. FIREMEN FIGHT FLAMES Hajifax, S., Nov. For three hours this evening the entire fire fighting apparatus battled with flam- es Black Bros, four storey brick builu- in gon Water St. and it looked for a time as if the entire block including Pickford and Black's steamship ware- house would be swept away. Four firemen !o bo removed. injurod and had FOUR MINERS ENTOMBED Benton, Ills., NovT explo- sion at the mine of Colonel Bond three miles west of Benton late to- day wrecked the shaft and as a re- sult four shot firers are entombed They cannot be rescued. AT REGINA ON TIME Regina, Nov. first train o the tri-weekly mixed sen-ice inaxi gnrated today in new Rogina Brandon line of the Canadian Nor them Railway reached here tonigh on time. EYE OPENER LIBEL SUIT Calgary, Xov. the Supreme Court yestcroay before Mr. Justice Beck, tho libci case against. Mc- Gillicuddy. was postponed till Tues- day next to accommodate the defence A SENSATIONS ATMAOEOD FOR MAYOR OF WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Nov.- H. oiTester, a well known real estate gfiit hen; announces, himself as a andidate for- the mayoralty of Wm- uipeg. -Sail- ford Evans who is already in the field.. HEAVY DEMAND FOR GRAIN CARS Well Known Young Man Has Been Arrested On a Charge Of Theft Mr. K. P. be hern on defence. Davis of Tnesd'av Vancouver will to conduct the .CHURCH RIT ETO BLAME San Francisco, Nov. sis spread through a rite, of the j church is said to be thinning the j population of Aleutian Island at an aliirmir.g rate. Dr. Robert Olson of ihc- revenue cutter McCnllough, who arrived here yesterday, states that forty per cent, of the natives in tlw island are affected with consumption. He expresses a belief that the cere- mony of kissing the dead is in part responsible for the spread of the di.s- Macleod, Nov. was the scene of another sensation on Tues- day evening "W. H. Jeffrey, a trusted salesman in the Hudson's Bay- Co, store arrested on a charge of theft. It is alleged that he has been sending all sorts of stuff such as harness, plows, hardware and other things for his home and homestead to these places negjkcting to charge himsolt wnh them. Somewhat accidentally Man- ager Galbndth got knowledge o these operations'-through seeing a re frigerator going to Jeffrey's hornc from the store. A search was insfi tntod when it was found thnt about Calgary, Oct. of a very grain blocTvade come in from tho south country. This applies to this section of the province almost entirely, as up.north, there is so much construction work, going on .that the grain men are well supplied with emp- ties from the fact that hundreds of. cars are sent in there under load of. construction supplies. These cars are of course utilized for the handling of the grain. Nothing like this, however, applies on branch.and at Clares- lohii alone are 500 names on .he car order book, while Nanton has jotwcen two hundred and three hund- red. elevator and warehouse is filled to capacity and even the larger-dealers are only receiving' a y limited number of cars per week. Thsy claim, however, that they have no quarrel with the railroad officials he-re who are reported to be doing all her seat, hurled her face in her hands and began to sob convulsively. Nor was Mrs. Cxirtis any more prepared for the Morse. rail nervous strain than Mrs. Mrs. Curl is was within the intently n( .TtHTgo as he began to speak. She had ill several times during the trial and had bcciri forced to leave her place in the court room. Today her face was drawn and white, telling of a night of mingled hope and fear, while her husband remained away from her in a prison cell. organ, in the eastern provinces, pub- lishes a semi official note as follows: "TVrc is good reason to believe that tho France-German discussion of the Casa THancn is sharpening lip DEMOCRATS WILL BE STRONGER in their power to tion. relieve the situa- DISMISS DETECTIVES swon hundred dollars worth of stuff i Edmonton Takes Action as Result of Difficulty Kdmonton. Xovl exclusive- ly announced in the Bulletin ycster- Jay the special committee to look into the police situation have decid- to dismiss both the city detec- ease INVITED TO MOOSE JAW I Berlin, Ont., Nov. Marshall of Trinity Methodist church, this cityj [has accepted a cnll to Moose Jaw, Sask. AN HOTEL IS QUARANTINED b-vn taken in this way-extending J over a considerable period of 'time Jeffrey was admitted to bail after havitip: his preliminary examination. The accused has boon a nvn: highly respf-ctod citizen, the lost one of whom anynno could think such a thing possible. Mnch sympathy is felt for his young vrifo. Griffith and Ware. s morning both men received notices asking for their resignation 'o take effect at the end of the pres- ent month. With reference to ap- pointing a chief of police, it has Chicago, III., Nov. to returns from all dts tricts in the U. S., the next nation- and soon will an open Uonso of Roprosontativos w-iU co flict. The negotiations certainly still jsist of Republicans and 176 aro proceeding but German patiencfe! ocrats. It is possible that these fig- tn-us may be changed later by i'C- from a few districts from which entire figures have not been obtain- ed. The present membership of the sometimes reach its limit. If France in the meantime does not de- cido to yield to the moderate dc- of Gcrmanj-. then Germany ve.U be compelled to speak more plain- house is 223 Republicans and 166 TWO HUNDRED DROWNED Amoy. China, Xov. small stoamrr carrying six hundred from Am- oy to Tungan a fc-w miles dis- tsint sank ovc-ning. Two liutitlrtifi '.'C tho were drowned, Chinese junks rescuing the others. CHEWED HiS TONGUE Vancouver, H. C-, Nov. Newmnn: a prisoner in the provinci- al prison, committed day in a novi-1 mannor was 1 found biO'Nflmc the monin.i thr vVll] F.dmonton, Xov. Hotel, tho largest commercial hofol here, is surrounded by a cordon of police and is quarantined for small-j pox. Tho patient is a resident board or. .Tame.-? York, the brothor of tho proprietor. The hotel not plac- ed till noon and many of the guests were on the streets unable to go back Into the Thf-ro no woapons in and tho nnlv conclusion thai tho jail bi-en docided to leave the matter and appoint senior office Sor- soant Tidsbury as tho acting chief. of the street cars of tho Edmonton Radial railway was com- pleted yestorday afternoon and given :i trial run. Tiiis morning both it and tho first car were run over tho. lino which is rapidly gotting in good working condition. The .running on the first .o! next w-vk at latest. that ho officials conll to had chrWod his Tin rushed to the liosnitnl but died later EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS Germany, Xov. most ly." and. three vacancies! hotel again although all their effects in their rooms. of lv-Art failure and of blood, j earthquake ever e.xp< Ho WAS sen-i'5g the last yaar of a five year term for burglary committed in Vancouver. MAYOR OF Minneapolis, MINNEAPOLIS Nov. Democrat, was re-elected mayor. :ifro terrified the inhabitants at o'clock this morning. Houses were shaken and people fled panic stricken into the streets. Sixty or seventy earthquake shocks have bex'n felt here daily for the past week. ;