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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta til* lEe Lethbridge DaOy Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1908, NO. 286. GROCER PAD) GREGORY MONEY More Evidence Given Against Marine Department Officials Quebec, Que., Nov. 15.-The inarino iuvesligntlon was concluded at Quebec ror the time being tonight and wlien tlio next cpramlsalon meets it will bo in St. .John or Hallfa.x. ludgo Cnssols hopes to have tl\e inquiry finished before Christntas. 'Die nio.st important evidence given this morning wus by a grocer nnmor Mer-clor who testified thnt in business with the dopnrUnont nggregaling about ?5,700 ho had paid about |C00 in commisslonH to Gregory. Ho did thl.s because ho nccderl the money, He testified that he had been udviso,1 by Cirogory not to mention the commission so paid in to his boolnference With Von Buelow More Irritation Caused Berlin, Nov. 15.--Because of tlie tragic death of Generar Count Huel-sou HnLsler, cliief of the German military cabinet, the Emperor has telegraphed Chancellor Von Beulow, that the audience arranged to take place at Kiel tomorrow nboatd the battlesliap Deutchland, must be deferred. The Emperor will return to Berlin Tuesdoy wlien the meeting with the Imperial Cliancellor, which tlie country awaits with intense feeling, is expected to take place. Count Hudson Helslcr was laughing and talking after dinner la.st evening when he suddenly fell stricken with aiioplexy in the Emperor's presence and died almost immediately. Ho had lield the position of Imperial adjutant for 10 years and was the Emperor's constant companion. The" Emperor was greatly shocked at the death of his aide. Public irritation against the Emperor ns indicated in the newspapers and in tlic general conversations wherever r)ne goes seems to he increased with the delay in the llm-peror's receiving the Chancellor. The expectation appears to be that the Emperor if ho recognizes tlio feeling of the country, will make some sort of a declaration which may tran-quiliae his subjects. , . One of the leaders of the National Liberals in the Reichstag said today "The Kmj)i-ror has lost suventy-Jivc per cent, of his indueiice in Germany within two weeks." Since the growing feeling against tlio Emperor's personal initiative both in internal and external affairs was suddenly released by his famous published interview there have been exhibitions of violence that have astonished even the advanced Radicals. "The interview" merely has been the occasion for a passiotiate expression of the German peophi's desire tliat the sovereign power shall h". limited to close constitutional interpretations. No journal can be found in the country that does not take the position that the Emporor's personal power in tlie affairs of State must be. limited. As to what course should be adopted, tile country as a whole seems to be in doubt, but the Socialista and Radicals are loud in their demands for strict Parliamentary rasponsibil-ities. The powerful Conservative interests look to Prince Von Buelow to obtain a guarantee that His Majesty will faithfully observe the will of minor German kingdoms and of Parliament. Later.-It has been announced that the audience between Emperor William and his chancellor will take place at the New Palace in Potsdam tomorrow morning. BELL HARDY RESIGNS HIS Because Of Strictures On Mechahics Strilce Settlement \Vinnii)og, Man., Nov. 1.5.-Tlie circumstances surrounding the scllk-iiicnt of the late strike of the mechnn ioixl unions on the CM^.lt. was nuide the subject of invcstigailoii by n coin mittoo representing the vai'ious labor organizations affected. This eoininltlco sat tovviiifl.s Ihoeiid of Ocloljcr ami waS a very repre.soii-tativ i.s tlio iirst of her order, that of St. Vincent de Paul, to hold a fellowship at tho university, and the awarcl wos the only one for original research in biology. The recipient of the degree, while one of the faculty of St. Elizabeth's, is still at work at Chicago and will not return until December. Thrilling Leap For Life Of a Brakeman At Frank CHARGED WITH STEALING LOGS Maeleod, Nov. 14.-H, H, Fink and Josiah Draper of the Waterton Lake c(mntry came to Maoleod in a hurry on Thursday being summoned to appear at the Supremo Court. They had been charged before a magistrate with stealing logs on the Waterton river from the Walciton LaiiJ, Oil and Power Co. and Draper was iurlhcv charged with defacing tho company's marks, on some logs. They were allowed off on bail to appear bust Monday but when their names were culled they failed to respond. A bench warrant was issued and tliey w re on deck on Friday. They both pleaded not guilty and elected to be tried by a jury. Colin Maoleod is defending. wife by Rev. Albert J. Ekon, of Paisley Memorial Methodist church. Frank, Nov. 12.-.V most extraordinary accident occurred at tho C. P. H. coal chutes in the Frank railway yards at an early hour this morning in which the life of Hrnkomnn Mc-Cnuloy, a moinber of tho C. P. yard crow was only saved by a thrilling leap for life from tho top of a forty foot trestle, lie was most severely .shaken up but at tills time it is not thought he is seriously injured. Tho coal chutes, for the purpo.sc of coaling engines, are about forty feet high and curs of coal arc placed on toj) of a trestle bi' an engine jiushing thom ui) a stcK'ii incline. There is considerable of a grade approaching tho incline and it is a matter of somewhat nice judgment for an engineer to gel up and then stop just at the point necessary. l-ast iii,nht ihi' .\aid englno wont wrong nnd had to bo sent to tho round house at Crow's Nest. Ju tho nbsenco of Iho engino tlio coal in tho chutes got low and it became noces-cary to get a car ui). In cousoquonco a freight engine was requisitioned about 0 o'clock this morning to place one. Tho cngiiu'er lioing new to tho business anbui of transporting the Hindus of British Columbia to Dri-tisli Honduras, to work on tlio sugar plantations and to meet tho deinaml for Coolie labor there. Mooso Jaw, Nov. 15.-On tho 26th of August, tho present site of Outlook was a. wheat Eeld. Ou that day the C.V.Jl. put it up to auction nnd sold in .small parcels 01,000 worth. Today, loss than three months from tho day of sale, thero are over fifty buildings on tho sito of that wheat field. Thero are three banks, throe lunibor yards, ono forty-eight-rooinod hotel, two drug stores, three liveries, two harness shops, two hardware stores, three barber shops nnd one pool room, four lunch counters, ono Chineso laundry, innuniorablo real estate ofllcos, and two hundred people. The rails woro laid to Outlook last Tuesday, and already tho amount of trnlVic carried is amazing. It has started in with a rush, nnd from tho first it has boon nblo to pay its own way. .'Vk a matter of fact so far the niiiubor of cars at tho disposal oi tho now railway has boon found iii-sulllciont. Throe elevators are in course of con striiction, and tho C.P.R. will have n gang of men employed all winter building a round house. Tho railway bridge over tho Saskatchewan (Continued on Back Page.) HAMILTON WON Kingston, Out,, Nov,'l4.-The Huni-ilton Tigi'is defeated Ottawa in the lilay off gmiK! for the. Intcniational liugby clianipionship here on Saturday by 11 points to !), It was the greatest ganu! ui the season in the Kast. Ottawa led at half time G to 0 and at the end of the third quarter by C to 5. Ill tho la.st quarter Ham-illon secured a touchdown and kicked tlio goal giving them six points whilo Ottawa was hold to throe. QUEENS AND TORONTO A TIE Toronto, Nov. 14.-Toronto University defeated Queen's hero on Saturday by 30 to 8, leaving the college soliedulo fUiishi'd and Queens and To ronto a tie. In Ottawa, Ottawa College and McOill tho tailenders in the loagui?, played tho former winning 12 to 3. TO MAKE LAKE NORTH OF Cin Chief Etigino(>r Grace and his party are at present working on tho Southern Alb(!rta Irrigation Go's proposition about 00 miles north of tho city in the Snako valley botwoen the Big and Littio Bow rivers. Mr. Grace describes tliis as a beautiful tract of country and says it is well settled. At this point tlie company will create one of the biggest lakes in Alberta for a reservoir. It will lie between two ridges nnd will bo 21 miles long, 2 miles wide and 22 feet deep. It will be the finest body of water in Southern Alberta and will be quite convenient to Lethbridge. Mr. Grace says that in eighteen montha these irrigated lands, a great part of which will bo north of Tabor, will be on the market. ;