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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1908 NO. 284. A CAMPAIGN FOR LOCAL OPTION Claresholm Is Having An Elxciting Time A PECULIAR FATALITY \ Was Cluro.sliolin, Nov. 12.-A great local option inoutliig wiis hold liuru last iiiRht at which a mmiher of cili/ons airud tholi' vic^s on Iho prohiijition hUIi;. a Mr, lliKlcv, a pruacher from the Slntps, led off with a s'.riUing speech in which ho stated tluU the Btorlcs about the dry towna in the States xvas a fallacy as ho hid lived in many dillerent States and piohi-bition towns. He was :i>|lo>ycd Py a afr. Darker who told siiinc tonchii.'K stories ubou'. his holxi comiiii; home partly iiito.xicated at one o'c'. x'K on Alonday morning and promptly (jotting the bag, and also read uew.ipnp-cr cuttings about some blood curdling events tluit unco hapi>encd in Iho Kast said to have been due to alcohol. This lust speaker was from Granum but the remaining .speak ors wore all local and it was interesting to hoar the dinfercnt roafions given for supporting local option. Jtrs. JIcKinney, who is well known as ono of the prime promoters of the temperance crusade in Alberta, spoke from the woman's and mother's point of view. She .siiid that the statements about trade leaving the town if local oi)tion were passed were all made up Ijy parties interested in the liquor tralHc and spoke of tho curse of the bar room. She said that every barroom held out a terrible challenge to every mother in the way of combatting llie Innucnco of homo training and tho liome. Mva. JIcKinney who spoke earnestly at some length, wus loudly applauded at the fmlsh. Mr. \V. 1'. Teskey stated tliat if the bars were done away with tlie farmers would pay his accounts and told of the bad debts he had, niotjtly owing^'by drinkers. This was very much tlic gromid grouiul taken up by li'a Waiuvamaker implement agent, who also stated that S1.S,0(K) was spent over the tiar in ("hireshohn which if diverted into dilTorent chnnnels woijld solve to a great extent, the money stringency. O. .1. Amundsoii, real estate man, said tliat a man ho knew would establish a flour mill in Clarosholm if there was prohibition, and that nno-thor man from the States would pay a vur.v high ^jrice for land if tliei-e was pi-ohibition. -Afr. Soby, short l.v sup|)orted the spoalort and Mr. Buiniestor sunk back (l(Mid on tile jiillow lie.sjdc! his wife who had been iiwakened by tlic conversation. MONEY FROM CARNEGIE I'ort .Arthur. Ont., Nov. M.-Port .�\)tliur ha.';"v>peiie(I * negotiations with Mil' Carnegie lib.irary trustee.� for a pra'it 111 .fsn.nnn for a lihrnry. SHIPPING CAHLE TO CHICAGO Medicine Hat Man Had Harrowing Experience TO MEET THE KAISER ON MONDAY Von Buelow To Have Audience With the Emperor llerlin is still huiiting I'liliorg. dav at . .Vo\'. II.- I^nipei'or William al Donaia'schingeii as I lu! guest of Prince Von l"\a'rst-I |e is duir at Kiel on Moii-nocai lo Hwoai' In a number of naval reci'uits. Chancellor V'on Uuelow will leave lierlin tonioi i'ow and will be at Kiel (o i'eceixe the empei'oi-. The atnlience between the chancellor and His .Majes (y. upon whidi depenils the future ecan-se of events, has Ihmmi ai-ranged for the afternoon. While the agreement of tlii^ Chancel 'oi* with the position of Ihe Heich-stag and the l'eointmeut, as he did not to liold the animals at Cliinook for any protracted lenglh of -liino. On receiving assurances that everything would be ready for him he started to relani tu the loundup and was caught in I 111' big storm. Pushing on to the cami" he found that of the entire buiuh (Uily forty-nine wei-e in sight, the rt'st ha\iiig drifted away before the wiial. The horses had also got away and there were but two available. Taking these and leaving his own team at camp. ^Ir. Pruitt went back over the tr'ail to the last fence and rode up and down this l'.(iO for the (Irst ciit. The transportation charges amounted to $7.H(l per head and before placing the beef on the nmrket .seventy dollars wiM'th of ha\' was fed lo them in Chi cago. RELATIVES IN P. E. I., I'. K. I., Xov. 1."!.- Ivlward Carry whose family was buined to death at Swan Lake, Man., W!i.-thi FARMER KILLED St. Catherines, Ont., Nov. Heamsville farmer, Williiim .vas killed yesterday by his running away on tlie Lake road. 14.-A Betls. horses Sho)-e MAKES BIG HAUL IN THREE HOURS London Man Washes Twelve Hundred Dollars In Gold In Gobi Desert IS EMPEROR DEAD OR ALIVE? Reports From Celestial Empire Contradictory Pekin, Nov, 11 ,-Th(> report of ycs-leiilay that the Dowager fCn.' of China was niortall.v ill wns today conlirmeil li.\- the foreign board of go-vornmenl, II reported at three o'clock this afternoon that the einl)eror was so low that his death was regardeil as innuinenl. l.ondon. Xo\. II.-.V despatch re-eei\efl lu?re this afternoon from the correspondent at Pekin of the IJeuter Telegram Compan.\-, says: "The Emperor of China died the night of Nov. loth-" London. .Nov. ]|.-]J Ching Fang, Ihe Chinese minister in V.onilon, to-i'n.\- received a calile.gram from I'ekin .'�a> ing that there was a slight im-|iro\einont in the condition of tho Cliinese lOmperor who ;\esterday was reporled ileail. PRINCE ALBERT'S NEW MAYOR Prince Albert, Sask., Nov. II.-.Mil. ("has. McDonald was today elected mayor by acelinnation. sueeieding t!io late R. S. Cook. A GREAT SENSATION HAS BEEN CREATED IN SAN FRANCISCO Prosecutor Of Grafters Shot In Court ~- He Still Lives and There Is Hope That He Will Survive San Francisco, Nov. Jl.-F'recpienl-ly since the oarthcpinke and lire of fill'.") have the people of San Francisco been startled and aroused by lov-olations and developnaaits in the tangled nai/.e of the iMOseculions for bribor.v and corruption thai followed the .sudden inerlhrow o.' .Viiraham ljuel and the boodlieij superviscns of the .Ma.vor Schmidt re.niU'C.  Never, had i|Ualilietl ns a juror to pass upon the guilt 1)1- innocence of Abraham Keuf, now in the midst of )iis third trial fiU' bribor.v. F'arl.v today .Mr. Ilene.v was sleeping soimill.v in the l.ane Hospital, where he was taken after preliminary treatment had been given in the lily hospital. The last statenienl issued b.v his ph.vsicians MARINE INQUIRY Witness Would Not Swear that Never Got Any Money DEATH OF JOS. JEAN l'"ernie, Nov. PJ,- It was with deep regret that the nuuiy friends of Jo-^��ph .fean, late |)ri)prietor of the Tm-p-.rial hotel here, learned today of his death which ncein-red in Hosnier on .Mnnilay, after n short illness. Di>-ceMseil had resided in Kernie for �lane .vears where his genial dispii-.-ilion and strict integrity won for him the re.-pect and cmliilence of all ela.-ses in the eiininuiiiily. Tin' le : Juains will be taken lo- his old home I al Thioe Rivers, Quebec, for inlei-|-le ! unid. He leaves a wife and � children to naiurn his loss. Ihi re I Qiiebee, Nov, 14.-The i)roeeeiiings i today in thi' MariiU' Inquiry were j devoid of any j)articular inteiest and j ais a roHult a larger nund)er of wilnes-ses were examined than oil former day.s. The priiieijii/1 wilnuss examined was Captain O'Farre.ll, of the Light Iloiise iiispeelors, who swore that he never had received aii.y mon-1 ey from .Vudiburl, but would not; swear that lu' never got money from ! Cote, the .plunibi'r. Several witnes-' SOS appeared in the aftovnoon who � swore that Ihey had never given any-1 thing whatever to any of the oflieial.-i.' SCHOOLBOY KILLED t'elerboro, Ont., Nov, 14.- Infoima-li.)n has been received from the township of Harvey of a lalal gun Mceidont. A teh year old lad named lioland .\yatte with n companion of ilie sanu' age was yesterday returning from school, the latter carrying a loaileil shot gun. By some means the piece dischaiX'eil. its conti'nts entering .\yatte's chixst. however, has tho cit.\' been more jro-1 declares That the palient has a good foundl.v .'dined than ')\ llie att^iepc � j chance to recover. TJie gravest dan-oil ussn.ssinalion .\esti'i-,'la . o!" Fi-ancis .1. Heney. the ia)litical assistant of the district attorneys otbie wh,t was shot and seriousl.v wiiundi-il ii, the court room b.v ^forris Haas, an ex-convict. 'J'he past record of Haas, who resides in this cit.v. had been used b.v llenoy n few weeks ago. after Haas ger appears to be from blood poisoning and elTorts will be made to locate Iho bullet and tho exact course of the wound. .^Ii-. Honey was shot in tho right side of the head as he leaned forward over a table. The bullet entered half an inch in front of the right oar, ranged downward and is lodged some- whole in tho muscles of the loft side of the neck. In the ojiiiiion of the doctors his const iluti(ni is su/liciently good enough to warrant ho|>e of re-coverv. Haas, who did the shooting was last night coiiliiieil in the coiin-t.v jail at lOnglesiilo. several miles from the centre of the cit.v. .\bra-ham Reuf. ordered into cnslodv ini-mediatel.v after the shooting, is also a temporary iirisonor in the jail, having been locked up for fear he might be made the victim of renew.od violence from some e.Kcited and nnexpect ed ipiarter. 51r. Henri rotained consciousness throughout the night and rested well. No alarniinir s\ inptoms developed and at ().8o a.m. his condition was said to lio imin-oving. His friends and faniil.v were hopeful of his locovor.v. Silting on a liv.r bank in far away China on his way with an expi'dition to explore the great gold desert. \V;il-:i'r Paul, a London newspiipei- enrres-jioiideiit from till' Oric'iit, who writes iiider the name of Oeorge Bruce and vlio is in Billings on his way to the lorthwesl. panned .$1,200 worth of -'old dust in less than three hours. �ay.~ the Billings Gazette. .Mr. Paul related the fact last night o a eoinpMiiy of newspaper men witJi .vhom he was chatting and described tlie lichness of the unexplored re-I'ions of Cliiiia, which he explored s a member of an expedition sent mt by thiV British (iovernnu ill. He -lilted from Canton, Cliina. in I!l02. and did not return to that place till IKOG. having been more than three years without seeing a newspaper or healing a word of what wai-. going on in Ihe gr.-iit eivili/.ed world. He did iiol know lhat Husbandnian'.-; exjie-d'tion had entered .Maska or that Theodore ]{oesevell had defeated Parkei- for the presidency nnlil two years after it happened. Mr. Paul says that one lime the '-'real Gobi desert, which is the second largest dester in Ihe world, was inhabited by a jieople in ;i high state of civilibation. In Ihe leart of the desert he found iiLstrumeiils of hardened .�ind tempered copper and �iigravings. which archaeologists declared were 12,000 years old. ante dating any known history by at least 4.000 years. He presented theui to Ihe Smittisnnian institute. He speaks interestingly of hi; tripT Mr. Paul stopped over in Billiiigi to make connections with the Billings 1.^ Northern for Great Falls, from where he will go to Lethbridge. Canada, and then to Kdmoiiton, Canada, from where he will go into the creat Nie.thwest with a party of naturalists heailed by Mr. Muriihy, one of the greatest naturalists in the wo rich 3IG BUILDING FOR EDMONTON IMniniiiiin, Nov. 14.-Plans are now i 1)1 iinr made for the erection of an-'I'ler large laisiness block in Ivl-'H.uilon next year which will be one it ihe largest and most modern olliee ''r.ildiiigs in the city. .A. M. Stew-i;d, niiiniiger of Ihe loenl branch ot li  National Triisl Coinjiany, an-niineed this morning that according 'o the present plans of the company : large six story brick block will b;' next on the corner oi avenue and I'"ir;jl street, on of their piesent ofUce. �r clod li. ,per h  site WHISKEY IN TABLETS .-pokaiie. Wash., Nov. 14.-Whiskey iii tablets and in the fiuni of stick lody to be dissolved in water or ell 'Wed. made its appearance at N'^rth Yakima, Wash., west of Spoke iie, a tew days ago. The iniiovn- iiii wiis iiit roduceii b.v reprorioiita-lives of a liipior house in Kentucky s a way to get around the local op-'ion law. 'I'he prohibitioti people are vionghl up over the invasion and '..iM lake ihe matter up with the �� ainly aullioriliis. with the view � 1 banishing the deci'ptive jag tablets in tile district. Local Store Was Robbed Some sneak thief forced an entrance into Hayr Bros, hardware store last night b.v breaking one of the windows in the rear olVthe store. It is dilliciilt to know just what was taken as the |)ro|irietors have not had lime to go through their stock. However sinne S'J-, rovidveis, a quanlit.v of ammunition-all the stocK-and a mini her lu' knivi'S were stoli'ii. The burglar was rather brazen for most of the stolen goods wen.' displa.ved in the front windows. __4- PURSE OF GOLD FOR PASTOR Ottawa, Nov. 14.-'llie congregation of St. .\nilrew's church gathered to honor the U.v, Dr. W, T. lleriidge, who has just eompleied a ipiarler of a century as pastor of the church. Dr.'- Herriilge was presented wilh a purse containing $1,700 in gold nnd 11 gown and cassock. GOT TWO YEARS Montreal, Nov. 13.-Jolm Doyle wns sentenced to two years for theft this morning. AFTER W. J. HANNA Toronto, Nov. 14.-There is a re-|iort here thiit R. L. Borden is anxious to get Hon. W. J. Haniiii, pvo-vineial secretary, to take his seal in Carleton comity nnd enter the Hoil.-ie of Commons as Ontario lender.  ^ G. T. P. NOT AFTER 4c BETTER TERMS --- Oltnwa. Nov, l.'t.-William Wainwrighl. of the G. T. P., who wa,i in Ottawa today took occ:i,sioti to deny (he report that the G, T, P. at the coming session of Parliament will seek legislation bettering th.' lerins of \hr c'onirnct with the Govei iiniiiil, He declared lhal no siieb lliilig bad been thought of. Figures From The Kootenay olec- TWO KILLED Trenton, Ont., Nov. 14.-By the sudden collapse of a large derrick wliieh wns being used for hoisting stone, W. Croiiniiig, 40 years old, a foremnn in chnrge of coiiHtruetion work on the ciiniil nnd an llalinii Inhorer whose nnnie is unknown were killed this nfternoon. RAILWAYS AT SASKATOON S:iskatooii, Sask.. Nov. l.'t.-'I'he C. .N. K. (oHive I.aki' line is now closed lor the si'ason. Steel is laid for 7.T miles out o( Saskalipon. The C.P.R. will eMiiiiiieiici' ippi'ralioiis on their new roniiil lioii^i- al Snnderlnnd next .Monday. The building' is being eiini|iped for (welve engines anil will be capabli' of being doubled in si'/.e. Machine -hops of the most modern ehiiraetfr leljoiii the hons.;. Cranbrook. Nov, tJt,-In the tion here yesterday this cit.v gave tloodeve. Cons.. III? majorit.v. Tho entire Ciaiilirook district gave him '22\ majority. In Columbia division he had 112, Kaslo as far as hoaid from III, Nelson cit.v (o polls) 111, Hevelstoki' lo7, Slocan 7H. Ymir 171!. I'l'inio ilislricl. gave Havidson. Socialisl. ;i(it), tbmilove. Cons.. 2.18, Curtis. Lib.. 'Jll. A YOUNG EVANGELIST Spokane, Wash., Nov. 14.-F'ae, �iyhl year old danghler of Judge nnd Mis William McDonald, of Spokane, li, lieved to be Ihe youilgi'st evangel-i ii in .Vmerica, if not in the world, is idiicting revival se.rvice.s at tho ' llie i.iiie Mi.-sion in Browne street,  I I'e, attracting large audiences every v �iiiiig, Tlie child has a wide know-  '� 'ge of sacred history and biblical �V 'nls and jireseiils her ideas in a �' eefiil manner. -Mrs. Wil- A ROYALTY SENSATION Royal Circle of Europe Agitated Somewhat MOTHERWELL THE MAN Sa.skntoon. Nov, l.'l.-It is altogether likely that Hon. w'. R. Motherwell, minister of agriculture, who w,is defeated in the general election, will be the Liberal candidate for the vnenney in HumhokU. in the Sns-kiitehewnn Legislature. WHITE'S MAJORITY IN VICTORIA YegiiviHe, .\lta,, Nov. 11.-Returning' Odicer Poser, for the federal eon-stilueiiey of Victoria, .Mberta, made his idlieial declaration of the results of the ideclion in the town hall Iwre today. W. H. White. Liheial, polli'd 'J.()47 votis and .\. Morrison, Conservative '2.1i'i7 voti's. White was therefore declared elecled by a majority of ;t70 votes. NEW SECRETARY OF NAVY Washingloii, 1). t;., Nov. 13.--Secretary of the U. S. Navy, Victor Met-e:ilf, today tendered his resignation to President Roosevelt to take effect December 1st. Ill heallh is the cause, .\ssistant Secretary of the Nnvy TriMimn H. N. Biirry will be nouiiuBtfcd as successor. Berne. .Nov. I I. -Leopold Woetling formerl.v .\rcliduke Leopold of Austria, is prosecuting a joiiriuilisl here for defamation of character. The journalist in retaliation tlireatens sen satioiiai revelations b.v promising lo road letters from the ICmperor of .\us tria to I lie Grand Duke of Tiiscony. .Vrchdilke Leopold of Austria, the Son of llie t;rand Duke of ^Piiseaii.v. Was east oiil several .vears ago b.v his I'atliei- when he beeanie enamored of MiiR'. .\ liimov ies. ,1 llavarinn actress Old married her. l-anperor F'raiicis .losi'iili orders his name strickeii from llie iiriii.v list and from the roll of the Kiiiglils of the (loldon Fleece. He assumed the name of Woetling. divon-ing his vvil'i^ the 'following .liiiie lie-I'ailse she became ;i member of a sect of vegetarians and was in ihe habit of taking sou badis willioiil lier clothes. Wool ling . mil riled T'lnii Killer the daiighlor of n horse owner. Woetlinu- is a brother of I'",x-Crown Princess Louis of .^nvon.v, v^�llo^�^ escapades as Ihe Countess .Mont iiigner-sa. made her notorious. A HEAVY AWARD Spokane, Wash., Nov. 14. !\ to Walters, whose husband li,'in H. Wallers, n hrakenian, was lii'.led June 18. in tho only wreck on 111' Spokane 1 nteriintionnl railway, 18 mU's east of Siiokane, wa.s awarded .f;'J 1,000 in an action for ,$25,000 in ih' Spokane county superior court. T! is is the greatest amount vet avnrded in eastern Washington in 1 -nit in which recovery was sought I'o, loss of life. FIRE AT WINNIPEG Winniiieg. Mnn., Nov. 13-The big two story idant of the J'rairie (.)il c mpany at the corner of Pine and I,'gall aveniics in the western sub-111 lis of the citv wns c.^rnpletely di-t.oyed by lire noiin 1 iday. The liiiingi' has b.'en esti.:'atid at from .s:;.').0ilO to $40,000 with insurance ol ,f 14.000. REEVE WAS FINED Vancouver, B. C, Nov. l.'L-Reeve George Rae was today |i>ied $20 and costs for assault on Couneillor Siinnis by throwing him out of tho council meeting last Saturday. GORDON SAFE IN NIPISSING N.e.lh Bay, Out., Nov. K!.-The Ni-pissing recount oiin'o to a close to-iii'.dit. th.' net resiir, being a reiluc-tion of four vo-les of tl-.e Conservative e iididate, George Gordon, who wns lU'Cordingly de. hired elected mem-Inr of Nipissing by o-- majority I't seventeen. A CASE AT REGINA Kegi'ia, Sask., Nov. 1."?.-Geo. C. Hartley, a proniineni citizen was pl'ieed under this nfternoon e'i;irged willi criniinnl practice on S arah Hull. The girl died in Winnipeg and possibly more serious chnrg-e.-- will arise from the case. COYOTES AND RABBITS Spokane, Wash., Nov. 14.-Fifty coyotes and sevi'riil hundred jaok-rnbhits were bugged at tho annual drive over Hell'ri Half Acre und Benver Cheek in Douglas connly, Wnsli., west of Spokane, where scores of mounted men uUd 100 on foot participated in the roundup. ;