Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
TEe Lethbridge Da3y Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER II, 1008. NO. 281. SCENE OF TERROR Outbreak Of Political Crimes ~ Detective Murdered LAKE WILL STAY Ottawa, Nov. 11,-Major Gnnoral Sir Percy Lake will rfiniaiii in Onnadu for another torm oslnfipootor general of the Canadian militia. Ho lioa been chief of th(; staff in Canada since 1005 and hadniuoh to do with the rporgiinijiation of tho militin. GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER Vornon, B. C, Nov. 11.-J. Anderson, who has been standing trial at the Afwizes on a cliatgn of murder wofl convicted by the jury of man slaughter. Tho ease was one tor shooting ns tho result of a dispute over the u.ne of water for irrigation purposes in which a man by the name of Layton was sliot and killed. LIBERAL WILL UKELYWIN OUT ' Calcutta, Nov. 10.-The city ot Calcutta is terrorized by an outbroak of political crimes. The daring, but unsuccessful attempt made three dayS ago on tho life of Sir Andrew L. H. Fraser, the Lieut.-Oovornor ot Bengal, wa� followed by a murder last evening ot a Bongdll detective who had been acting In trailing the Revolutionists, was shot down on a erowdcil street by three men. The people fear to give infoimation concerning the criminals lest vengeance be visited upon them. Tho police are r)owerless, All tho police reserves of the city have been ordered on duty to prevent domonatrations. READY FOR JANUARY Gitftwn, Nov. 11.-The Hon. R. F. Sutherland, wlio� will come to fulfil tl�^ duties pertaining to the speakership of the. House of Commons till the next speaker is named, has arranged to have tlie work on the addition to tlie Parliament buildings ushod niglil and day until it is in readiness early in January. THREE SETTLERS DROWNED Vancouver, B. C, Nov. 10.-William Lewis arrived tonight from Squamish River 30 miles north of Vancouver. He says that last week the water of tlie river rose 25 feet in a single night and several thousand dollars worth of cattle were drownel. The deaths of at least three settlers arc reported for no news has been heard from them since the flood. CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR Winnipeg. Man., Nov. 10.-Alderman R. A. C. Manning, a popular young barrister, who has served, at the council board for two years an-Hounoes himself as a candidate fo) the mayoralty. Tliere are now three candidates in the field. Manning, Kvans and Forrester. DECREASED MAJORITY Stratford, Out.. Nov. 11.-Tlie recount of ballots in South Perth has decreased Mclntyre's (Lib.) nuijority from 35 to 29. RESENTS SNUB TO GOMPERS Labor Leaders Do Not Like Theodore Roosevelt's Action Denver, Colo., Nov. 11.-The News today says: President Roosevelt's iuub to Gompers will be resenteil)-joct. It was tragic, he said, that a sovereign with so admirable qualities should find himself In surh a plight. Ilis majesty's trouble ought rather to be ascribed to his responsible advisors who .since tho time of Bismark never have l)een able to tell His Jfajesty tho truth. REMOVED POSTMASTERS Washington, D. C, Nov. 10.-The U. S. Postmaster General today an-lounced that President Roosevelt had decided to remove Geo. M. Stewart, po-stmaster at Seattle, Wash., as the result of an investigation of charges thait he solicited campaign contributions. ENGINEER KILLED Vaneouver, B. C, Nov. 10.-"Murk Collins, locomotive engineer for the Vali^ Cohunbia Lumber Co. was killed l.'ust Friday by having liis neck brok-)'n. He lost control of liis locomotive which jumped the track wlien it struck a curve, Collins being instantly killed. A BYE-ELECTION IN ONTARIO Sault Ste. Marie, Nov. 5.-Will Mr. A. K. Dyment, Liberal ex-M.P. for Knst .Mgoma. who was defeated by Mr. W. R. Smyth, Con.servative MP. and ex-M.P.P. for Algoma, seek retribution by contesting tlie Provincial constituency in tlie forthcoming bye-election? If Mr. Dyment does not want the candidature, they mention the name of Mr. C. N. Sniilli, ex-M.P.P., of this town as the candidate. ADVOCATES A PENNY SERVICE Henniker Beaton's Proposal In Regard To Cables Causing Loss Of Five Lives In New Ontario 'I'oronto, killed (ir burned by Nov. 10.-l''ive men were irowneil nnd six badly tlie, explosion of a boiler !if the steamer, Teini.'jkaniiiig, ou Lake renii.^kaming, between 5 and G o'clock this evening. Tin; boat was approaching the landing from New Lis-kcard with a number of passengors alioard when the explosion took place wrecking the steamer and throwing l.lie i>assengers and crew into a tcrri-l)]e panic. Five met instant deatli while muny were injured. A .special train started from iMattawa with doctors and will bring tin; injured to that place. The deiul are: McBride, hunter from the (J. S.; J. Menard and Bourgoulan, rirenien; two unknown and one still living who will likelydie. WILL RESIGN OTTAWA SEAT Ottawa, Out., Nov. 11.-It is generally accepted here that Sir Wilfrid Laurier will not sit for Ottawa. Thus Kmmanuel Tasse, Dr. Clievrier and Auguste Leniieux are spoken of for Liberal candidates in January. Dr. Clievrier was_ the choice of tlie original convention, and made way for the Premier. The Conservatives await the Liberal choice ere they talk of contesting the bye-election. (From a Herald Staff Reporter.) Macleod, Alta., Nov. 11.-On Tuesday, January 5th, Mah Hong, will pay full penalty for the murder of his brother Mali Ling at Rlairmon on July 31st. The jury was only out four minutes and Judge Stuart, presiding at the Supreme Court here, pronounced the above sentence. W. M. Campbell prosecuted and J. W. McDonald defended. The evidence of Sergi; Haslet t, who niadt- the nrre.st, was of coming to the laundry kept by the accused and brother and finding the accused sitting (piielly on a tiibltv He asked 'Who is slint'f" and Mnh Hong said "Me shot liini, he no good." He found the revolver. 'Dr. Malcolmson lield an autopsy and found seven wounds, one through the heart being fatal. Deceased had rict- in his mouth and a bowl of rie,' was broken by a shot. Mah Pd the inaug uration of the new Lord Jlayor of London, Sir (Jeorge Wyalt Triiseott and brought to a fitting close tho celebration of the King's ()7th birthday. Tlie rrinie Minister directed liis remarks mainly to the Kui*o[)ean situation. After congratulating 'J'urkey, In the person of the Turkish Ambassador, on the success of the most amazing revolution in the annals of history, he declared that, sujiject to the important principal that International treaties could not be allowed cxcojit by the consent of all. the signatures ot the Briti.sh government had no prejudice against or preference in favor of any particular sot-tloment. One of the hnijpiest results of tho Russo-.\nglo convention he said, was that tho both countries had been able to approach the near eastern question from the .same point and discuss frankly nnd .satisfactorily the subjects that had arisen... Ills majesty's government considered that Russia had liehnved with the greatest restraint under exceedingly trying cit-cumstances in following a (lolicy of non-intervention in Cersia. A.R.&I.BRAKEMAN WAS RUN OVER BY A TRAIN Men Shot Instead Of Deer Claude Never Met With Terrible Accident London, Nov. 11.-Henniker Ilea-ton, tho father of tho Im[)orial Penny Postage idea, addresseil a big audience in tho Royal Colonial Institute this evening and advocated the transmission of cablegrams at ono jienny a word, lie declared that an ininiediute end ought to be put to I tie present cable system ot monopoly at ally cost, an early portion of the trial the people Were ineiiiied to be slightly frivolous, until a threnl from the shi'riff to tlie effect that if the au-dieiiee did not iK'have with due decorum he Would clear the court, pro-ilueed intense gravity. .After tlie charge had been read to the detendiiiit, Mr. Davis slated that lie had put in a plea of justinciition. To iiiis jdeu Mr. Niilaii u'ojecved on the ground that it had been drawn up in an irregulnr inaniii'r. .\t this point Mr. Davis disclosed the nature of the defense wliieh would l)e lint in. �The defense," said Mr. Davis, "will be that R. C. Kilwards is a degenerate, although 1 do not attach tlie Slum- meaning to the term as my friend has been placing upon it." Still Mr. Nolan objected and stated (Continued on Back Page.) Earthquake In Death Valley San liernardiiio, Cul., Nov. 11.- Heath Valley and the surrounding couiit.iy are in the tliroes of a series of earthriuakes which liegun three weeks ugo and the most \iolent of which occurred Wed-nu.sda.N', causing consternation. Alaliy miners and prospectors have fled from tlie region. I'or three weeks there have lieeii one or two ruinlilings daily Tliii ilisuuil cregs of the Funeral Haiin'o seemed to totter when a severe shock came last week. Miners were tossed from their bunks anil camp oipiipinent was scattered about, lyorses iuid mules stampedetl, and im-iiiPii.^e boulders were thrown down. Do Not Like Tipping System N'ew York, Vo^' IJ -.\ special cable despatch from Rome says "The hilernatioiial Hotel Keepers Congress which has been in .session here for several days wound up with a discussion of tippbis'. The e.xpression was |ii-iic;lcally iinaiiinu'iis that the habit ivu.s ilisc-eilitable, tho greatest oli-stacle to Its abolition lieiiig the unwillingness of a largo class ot travellers to renouce tho right of awarding the sjiecial attentions of servants. It was resolved as that custom could not be abolished it was most desirable to regulate It, thereforo when travellers who wished it hotel keepers might undertake to distribute the tips, charging therefor 15 per cent, of bills not e-xcoedlng $4 and ton per cent, of higher accounts.