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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald vol. i. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA,' TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1908. no. 2s6. VON BUELOW MEETS THE KAISER As a Result the Chancellor Will Remain In Office Uorlin, Nov. ]7.--Aii IntHTviuw between Clmiicellor Von Buolow and I'lnipei'or William hold at the new l)uliice in Potsdiini this morning, le-.'iiiltod III II Kntistactoi-y undorKlnnd-iiKf. HiH Majesty cxi)iv!iscd his complete confldence ii, the Chancellor mid the Chancellor will remain in ofllee. Furthermore, the Emperor assented to the proposals made by the princi! concerning the future conduct of Kluie affairw. Tlio result is believed to luiV(> ameliorated the seriouH i:;tiVii'i; troubles. This niectiilp, which was watched by tlic> entire German people with profound ir.tere.st, is an outcmat! of the mucli UiscusHii) "Iiitirview." with an .Kii(,'lishnian published in the London Daily Tele{.'raj,h on Oclolje\ 28 in which the I'im) .>ior was e.v. I'lted with a fratik statement of the world policy of the Cierma.n Empire p.nd also with boinp frii'iiHly to Gr.-at iiritaiii. The i)ublication was followed by a furious outbrci'.k in Germjui;,- against His Majesty. He was .�.nverely criticized in the Gern:,in press and in the lleiebstaf; for iiidisoretion, his as-.sumptioii oi the prero.cntivc for un-wauant^d Jnt^^-rfei-i-co in the affairs of the nati;in. Prinr Von liueiow repli-'d to theae eritici.sni in the Tif-ichstng and said that the ICmperor in future would refrain from a r('i)itiM(iii of liii unpopular couv.'-'. During, the meeting the chanceikr .ixpleiiied to His Majesty tlu^ tosition a man must Iiavc been a practicing lawyer for at least three years and' as the powers are almost as great as those of a District .Judge ho ought to have a practical, professional experience at law. With regard to the application ho moved: That the application of A. E. Humphries for police magistrate Ije receiv cd and that Mr. Hunii>hrioa l)c advised of the council's ai)prociation of his services but that in its opinion tlio time has come when the needs of the city require the services of a police magistrate and his added jurisdic tion and that ns Jfr. Humphries cannot qualify under the Ordinance the Council is uiial)le to consider his op-lication.- URGES BRYAN TO PREACH Evangelist Says He Could Apostle Paul Equal suing THE UNIONS Action for Heavy Damages Taken by Winnipeg Concern Winnipeg, Man., Nov. 10.-Action was filed this morning for $00,000 damages and resultant costs by the Vulcan Iron Works of this city against the union which ordered a strike in their plant in March, lOOG, and a peiijetual injunction was up-plied for against picketing the Vulcan plant and interim injunction was gi'anted. There arc ninety one defendants in suit. Among them are the International Brotherhood of Machinists, all local iron workers' unions and some eighty individuals. TO PUNISH (3UILTY PARTIES Winnipeg, Man., Nov. 16.-The only possible steps tfiat the Manitoba Government can' ,toke with reference to the recent c'oiil oil explosion whicli caused so many deaths lately, have been taken by Attormy General Campbell, wIkui lie despatched a telegram this morning to the Minister of Inland Kevenuo, offering assistance and co-operation in ascertaining who the guilty parties an; and having them punished. Until nn answer is received from Ottawa, \\ui continuance of the investigation by the provincial government is at a standstill. REFORM ELEMENT NOT WORRYING Satisfied That 4||ew Diynasty In China Is Friendly To Advanced Ideas Bookseller Makes a Complaint To the City Council --^ A Garbage System - The Right To Vote The council cliu.iiber wns VulS of del egations last night. The i i'^'it to vote, to .sell no.""'s i tir houis, to build opera house .-xti^n.sions and to eoll(?ct trarbago wen- all .subjects discussed with the i>ar*ii:s. The (Irst buyincss of \lio council was that, of re.;oh lii^ !ts"lf into a court of revision to '."onsidi'i' di'phea-tions to hv placed on the .'oters' list. T. 1). I'hair as a terun'.t, IZ. Duncan Harrison as a ta.xpayer on real property and .T. 1,. Ma:,wnriiii^ or, an income whirli he declar-nt w.is over $l,r)00 per iiunutn at ilie tune of the assessmeiiL were .lU ;.fratite;)siliO') and if they could vote on iucnni.i thity would see that their names were on. As ii is half of them are esc".vp;ng the iiidl tax. Tliu ni)pliratlon of G. Deserou-court on the same grounds was not accepted as he had not ajtjteaied' to make his statement rep,.iiding liis income. K. .1. Cook, ii;).resenting fhe I.cll bridge Faruiir.g Co. put in nn o'Ter to tok3 care of ihe garb.'ige i^i the residential part of the-cll.^ for iS'i u month if a three year nj^vcenienl were signed. The Mayor ubjevted to a term of years' eontract I,iit Mr, f'ook pointed out that the work would mean a considerable outlay. -"=;3ith Odiccr DcVeber thought Mv. Cock'a-olTer .a good one. The matter was left for the Hoard of Health to -Jis-cuss at a meeting on Wednesday. 1. C!. Uobertson brought up that bugbear of the aldermen's lives, Iho early closing bylaw. Ho said that ho had signed the petition for a b.vlnw on the belief that it would apply to all alike. But it wa.s not fair for druggists to Oo soiling books, fountain pens and other Koods foreign to their own lines while � the regular dealers in the.se I'lies ii.'.d to keel) closed. If the coiulil on of alTnirs continued through Decem'-ur it would mean a serious loss to 'Mr. Sage and himself. Aid. Ives: "Is this true wliiit .you state in your letter about the il'ng-gists .selling Ijooks, pens, etc." Mr. Itobertson, "Ye,s." Aid, Ives: "If 1 lay information tomorrow against these druggists for selling these goods contrary to the council's order, will you give evidence." Mr. Kobertsou; "Yes." The police will be asked to investigate tho charges aud instituto proceedings if wari'anlod. Tho fuulilig of the council is against tho operation of the bylaw, especially when it scorns impossible to prevent a man soiling goods if he is allowed to keep his doors open. Gus Neidig uppeored with regard to the addition ho wishes to build to Oliver's Hall and after a somewhat heated argument with the Mayor, the nuitter was left to tho engineer. Burlington, Kansas, Nov. 17.-The Rev. French E. Oliver, who is holding a revival meeting here, ha,s issued an open letter to W. J. Bryan, tirg-ing the Nebraskan to become an evangelist, and predicted that Mr. Bryan would become the equal of the apostle Paul. "Twelve years ago," writes Mr. Oliver, "I wrote you a letter in which I stated my conviction that you should preach the Gospel, and added the statement that if you would consecrate your wonderful talents to God as an evangelist, the Bryan of the twentieth century, would equal the Paul of the (irst century, the champion of the cause of Christ. "Personally your three defeats have been three sources of sorrow to me, as 1 have hoped to see you elected to the jiresideney. Who knows? Perhaps God has withheld the presidency from you in order that you may become more to your country thon prosideiit. I ant finally convinced that one ambassador of Christ of your calibre is worth more to this nation 'han ten thousand presidents. 'This iminession regarding your fitness for the great work named has been strong in my heart for twelve years, and I pray God that it may become a firi' in your great soul." ATTACKED A MAN WHILE IN BED Sensational Murder Case At Pajmton, Sask. BII.uk must HANG Chicago, ror died after the Dowager Empress and some papers assign sinster causes for the Emperor's deatli. The Mnijieror 'A .Tapau who is i.'i attendance upon the naval review .it Kobe sent a message of sympathy from Tokiii as also did th'scape� in a mine cage accident at Elbwortli mine, located in Washington county, lote today. Because of a break in the, machinery, the cage occupied by ten men, several of whom were mine ofllcials, plunged from near the outlet to the bottom o( tile sha(t a distance of 285 feet. R. O. SENT FOR TRIAL Brandon, Man., Nov. IG.-lletuin-ing officer J. H. Ingram was sent up for trial at the next court of competent jurisdiction this morning for changing the votened (ire on Herr Maenner, the presiding judge, and court clerk. The clerk was shot dead and the judge dangerously wounded. The assassin, u man named Grosser succeeded in firing ten shots before he was overpowered. Grosser was plaintiff in a suit conoxuning the validity of a will and the decision of Judge Muen ner was in favor of the defence. As soon us Grosser heard tho ruling he di-ew a revolver ond began firing. BRYAN DEFEAT, COLD WINTER According to Jersey Weather This Sign Never Fails Sharp Kingston, Nov. 16.-J. Rosen, proprietor of a ladies' tailoring estab-lislunent, has cleared out with $1,000 collected from leading merchants by bogus cheques. MoiMelair, Nov. IG.-ColumbiLS Uoarty.a dinner weather prognostica tor, of Greenwood Lake, says this is sure to be a long, cold winter. While in town the other night, he said: "f have always noticed-nnd, by the way, lune never known it to fail -that a defeat for William Jennings Bryan after a run for the Presidency is always followed by a cold winter 1 sometimes believe that tho never winning candidate himself suffer,s from the frost early in November about every four years. I've been watchin' this sign nigh onto twelve years now, aud it seems to hold true yet." SHUFFLE IN CABINET Winnipeg, Nov. 17.-A general shuffle in the "provincial cabinet, following the death of Hon. J. H. Agnew, seeuus imminent. The names of Hon. T. M. Daly, Mr. Hugh Armstrong, member for Portage, and Mr. G. Steele, are mentioned. .Vnother rumour says Premier Roblin will become treasurer himself, and that bis portfolio will be combined with some other of the present ministers, and that no new timb"r will be taken into the cabinet. 'Iiironto, Ont., Nov. 16.-.losoph 10. Uallctt, single, aged 29 years, Was arrested at his mother's home V2S) Cliurch St., at 11.30 tonight. The arrest was made nt the order of the chief constable of Winnilieg, and the wire named the charge as murder The charge arises out of the death of Afiss I'olson. of Winnipeg, two weeks ago. The girl was run over b.y a man driving a light wagon. .Vsked li.V the liolice if he wanted to say anything, Hallott said: "Yes I know about that. 1 was there and saw the girl. .She never regained consciousness. 1 was not the man who ran her down." LtUcr, however, he denied this, saying he know nothing save from hearsay. "1 wasn't out of the house that night," lie said. "The man was driving a dark grey hor.se, with a light wagon. Both horse and wagon were like mine from what I hear. I did not know the girl. T knew onlj' two girls in Winniiieg. I left Toronto in August and returned two days after the accident. My leaving the West had nothing to do witli the accident." San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 10.- When the bribery case of Abraham liuef was called in. Judge Lawlor's court today Attorney Dozier on Ruef's behalf asked that the jury be dismissed. This was denied as Dozier filed nn affidavit signed by Riief asking for a change of venue to some court in another part of the State aa the defi.'udant wos convinced that he could not obtain a fair trial in the court. Attorney Ache stated that if Hie motion for u change of veuuc was denied he would ask for a continuance of thirty days and if both motions were denied he would ask for the dismissal of the jury on the ground that the members hud been unduly inlluenced by Friday's episode in court. Court adjourned until morning in order to give tho prosecution time to make counter affidavits. When the court opened today there was a rush to enter, which wTis, however, restrained by the large police force detailed for the purpose and little confusion ansued. Ruef was brought to court in the steel lined prison van escorted by a troop of mounted police. In an effort to establish more clearly the motive of Morris Haas who shot Prosecutor Heney, the police renewed their examination of have Mrs. Marian Cohen, the neighbor to whom Haas confided his intention of killing the officer who had exposed his criminal record. Mrs. Cohen stated that Haas had several times threateni'd suicide and that he would take another life when he killed himself. On one occasion he declared, she said, that he was going to kill his wife and their four children. Asked whether Hous ever said that anybody was encouraging or advising hiin to kill Mr. He.uey, she replied: "No, not in the least." He had said in an offhand manner, however, "People say that they are sorry for me and they feel that he' ought to be fixed and all that. They don't say it i n plain words but actions speak plainer than words. They mean if they were I they would take the law in their own hands." Ivirly today Mr. Heney was resting easily. During the night he slumbered easily and his pulse, respiration and temperature were about normal. G. W. ROBINSON GETS INCREASE IN SALARY CIVIL SERVICE EXAMS Ottawa, Out., Nov. 17.-Annual civil service e.xiiminations are jiro-pressiiig in the jirineipal cities of the Dominion today. The number of those who signified intention of writing this year is about the same as litst year. The appointment to inside service is to be based on competitive examinations and thirty examinations arc in juogrees this week, preliminary to till establishment of new order. A. P. McNAB MAY JOIN CABINET City Council Has Decided To Give the Secretary-Treasurer Twenty-Five Hundred Dollars a Year Saskatoon, Sask., Nov. IC-Political rumors have been particularly rife of late. A few days ago, it was said, Archie McNab would retire from tile city seat in favor of Hon. J. A. Calder and that W.C. Sutherland was slated fur the Senate, his seat to be contested by J-A. Aiken of the Phoenix. Such rumors have been very IKMsistent and while it is felt that they may not be correct, it is tlio impression that some changes are imminent. Today it is currently reported tliat McNab will take the portfolio of Minister of Railways and Telephones. Mr. McNab smiles and says little. The report is unconfirmed so I far. .\t the council meeting last night .Mil. Ives moved that the finance com mittee's report as published some days ago, be amended b.y changing the amount to be paid the shareholders of tho Lethbridge Electric Co. for the plant in debentures from $73, 791 to an even S73,800 and that the salary of the secretary-treasurer be increased to S2oOO to lake etlect at the first of the year. Aid. Jtacbeth pointed out that the council had asked tho coni|)an,v whether tlie.v wanted cash or bonds for the whole thing and they had asked for bond.s on the whole purcha.se. Aid. Hut ton thought that ^'J.IOO was too niiirh for the secretary-treasurer. .Mil. Ives said that as long as tho waterworks and electric light and purchasing agent's work is in tho of-(ice it is not a cent too much. "But ns soon as you get a paid commission and these are taken out it will then be too much. Tho responsibility loatled on the office is a big one." .Md Jfacbeth though $2100 was enough. The orders for purchases have not been signed by tho purchasing agent although ho may know of them. Aid. Ives said that there would doubtless be criticism of tho incroaso as there had been from tho man on tho street on other incroascs glvou But tlie man on tho street does not I'lalize tho amount of work done. Aid. Hutton said he had no objection to tho secretary-treasurer and ho was probably tho best man for tho position but it was a question of the amount of tho salary. Aid. Ives suggeste