Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 23, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
P81 Vi IFe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME I LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTAt, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1908. NO. 291. MURDER IN A SLEEPING CAR A Terrible Crime At Winnipeg Brought To Light Winnipckr. Man., Nov. 22.- C.i thn voluMtnry st(it connnitio'j suicide id till' sleeping rnv Susw'li tiear till- DVi'ilieiiil liridpe eiirly W'^lAfniliiy morning, wnx fnnlly intirdired iu enld Ijlood. Till' lerrilili' rrline liii'* l)( i". liiieed lionie to an eniplnyee of th eoucli yiird. iiili't'i'd to l�e Tlionifl.: Hriiry Hiok�. id .Miiiiitobn Aviv, tiiid tho po-lie.' eliiim to li(ivi> innoiitr'.'?erlible I'videnei' to his (fuilt. Ilk \! who linil bi'en ill liidinc for two d.-,y. wn'* jiliici'd under onest t^iiturdiiy ..nder ii u rii�i i^� llo�v biiiip rliiM'ly piwirded in C cell. Witne-'Hi'i Imve p(irii the >-piit itiib'?"' he liwore to nvc.iHy in III-' Minttcr. The iinirder wiih .'t.vried Milt in the inii.ll brtitiil and '�i vulting iiiiininf and with the i.'iiiii'.iti;. ot an ex|ii'rii'nci'd crnniiial the h\>\ty was placed in such a position wit' ii fe-VolviT alonj/ till' (ri".siiin that a suicide had or .iirred. TliriT i.bot.-* w-T" lir-d at ,-li�.i! r-ititrc intini. liny one of wbleli would have 'irovcd fatal. Ilobbi'ty W(i� iiiidoiibt>i>ly tln' liKitlv.' 'if till' eiiiii. i;eel.'' till' iineHrlhtiic of a ceof iiiiirdiTs in NVinnipi'K' -'md ill' !>ur-roiiiidint; di-lriet, ixtfiidiMK -v.; a (ivriiid "iI .iiviTa! years. TO KEEP THE DISEASE OUT Strict Precautions Is Taken By the Authorities HON. RICHARD McBRIDE Of B.C., Who has been MeiitioncKl as AssiBtant Leader of the Oonsorvativc Party ot Ottawa Women Fight Duel In Missouri Gnin.ivilli'. Nfo., Nov. 23.-A duel unto dentil with knives was fought ycHtcrdny, when Mrs. Jnnies Crab-trei' and Mrx. Frank Ctrnbntn, her s|s-ter-in-hiw met in a lomdy upot in the woods fight miles from fJains-ville. The two woiniii lind innirnlled over family matterc. The place and the hour were lixed and the women had met according to npiioiiitn'Mll and on a lonely mountainside foiighl out their duel. Mr.s. (irahitni'N throat �a'E/TY O'liiwa, Dill . Niiv. -The fiov-irtilii' ii! liM^ ne.tved word fm. i I'ai-i^ llillt the I'li-ti'lll'. romiiltttee i( the (��;i'iii!i (."viiiiiiiiit )iaj appoii led a ".uli-ei.iiiiiiilli !� to eoiuuider the ",i }>' tiMii id riitiiieatinn nf the I'' unco-('aiiadiiiii tnir.y Taft May Oppose Cannon Hanvill.-. 111.. N-v. 2;t. ~,�( e.il-Caiiiion".' iilleiili'iii �iviii ealb'il t"d.-/ to the .imy si-nt nut from Hot .''Jpriiig-. Va., that Mr. Tuft won ;1 -ip-|iii-.e Mr. t'liiiinin'^ re-eli'i'lion o the s|ii'ak> I ship ml ilie grmind that "Un. I'll- Jo: " wiiuld lift iindi'ilake ii yood faith a r.vi^ivn "f the tariff. Sfr. Cannon riaid: "1 do not believe that the pn^' i. .\t-eleet will lUldertake to iirgailil '-'te IlKiise, I am willing to abiii' ;>y the action of (he Hepublicau ci uei.s-es to deterniine the orgaiiir.ati r; iif the Hoif..' for the Congri'-i* " llmerrii.n, Man., Nov. 22.-Hugh ('"p'laiid, an old and respected re.si-deiil I'f Kmersiiii, wa.s .set upon and brutally beaten last night. At about in..'to Jos. (ioM'liu, a halfbri'Hs house in the city to be granted a tinion card. The card arrived n few doys ago and should appeal to all union men in the city. The firm are getting located in their new premises and are quickly gettins-' their large new stock into shape. Ci. Le IJl.'inc, formerly with K. H. (Jerth & Co., importers of Havana goods, Montreal, bus come to the city to assume the management of Wm. Ott's cigar wtore, barber shop and poolroom. Mr. Ott's attention will be devoted to outside busf:icsH matters. Mr. l.eblanc hiw had a wid I'xperience in handling cigars and tobaccos and with his genial personality will make a popular iiianatier. Rev. Win. Hi'id delivered his popular lecture. Scotland and the .Scotch" to a 'ull hou.-e at .Mbion Kidge on Friday night. Upfreshiiienls Were served and ii plea.sanl evening was spent. Mr. Rei would have been 12 til 12. .\t iSyraeUse-SyiaeU-'e 21^, Mieii|t;.:n �J. At Ithaca-Ciirnell H, Trinii; G. At West I'oint-West Point 2.'i Vila Nova 0. At Miniieapoiis-Miniiebdtii 11, Cii-lisle (1. At Iowa City-Kaii.sas JO, Io.';� /i. At Pittsburg-Thliversily of burg 0, (lettytsburg College 0. At Amherst, Mass.-Amherst Williams 0. At Bedford. Ma:^s,-Tufts U, '.fas. Agricultural 0. At Aniiapoli.i-Navy 10, VirgiiMi (;,. I. 4. New Huveii, Conn., Nov. 2',.-I crimson tide ul banner.s swept ii> lit-uiiiph over the Yale field in the ( yina light of this afternoon for the laen of Harvard, who after seven !cii;j; years of unsucessfuk; attempts, I'ft 1 beaten Yale four lo nothing. for Big Shipments Of Live Stock SUING A TOWNSHIP Carman, Man., Nov. 22.-An action for $10,000 has been taken against the municipality of Dufferin by three members of a threshing gang who were 1 everely injured by an engine which fell through a bridge while moving aloim the road. riiilip A: Taylor of Milk River, are today shipping the remaining twenty-five cars of cattle of their shipment from Milk River. Tomorrow, D. Bolcovski will diip twenty cars from Cardston, and as soon as they can get cars, the Klldridge nimcn people will ship twenty-five cars from Milk River. Milk River is already a very important cattle shipping point and will after this year be the chief point in this district. There is water and grass there in abundance and all the big ranchers are within easy access of thi station and their drive is coin-jiaratively free fri'in fences. THE LATEST CIH NEWS Fiifhest Mercer leaves tonight 'or liiirlo;) City where he has purchasr�d a tr.ief of fruit land from Mr. Freeman. T. S. McKenzie, local manager for the O. W. Kerr Co., leaves for Minneapolis in the morning on a business trip. Incidentally he will take in the big Minnesota-Chicago Rugby game. Ice cream, 'very day at Rochon's. It is just as L'ood as ever too. Wiien you are in take a look over his Christmas goods. If you feel hungry try a light lunch at his cafe-the best ever. The theatre to be built by S. Griffiths, of Sweet Grass, according to the plan.- being prepared by F. B. Rolf-son, will contjiin two stores, aiel some ofllces on the .second stnrey. Mr. Griffiths is expected here on Wednesday to decide finally on the plan. F. J. Cook, of the Kdeii Rest Poultry Farm, has received instru.ctions from the Deimrlment of Agriculture nt Edmonton to assist A. W. Foley, superintendent of the Poultry De-jiartment, at the poultry institutes throughout the province this winter. Mr. Cook since coming to lielhbridgo, Denver, Col.. Nov. 20.-At the con- oslablishod a reputation for being vention of the American Federation ,,,. ,,[ the best practical poultry men of I.alior, when llio point in tho com- in the province and the confidence niitteo's report endorsing Iho Anicri-'l*'"^''''' l^epartmeiit ,....., , ,, . 1 I is certainly merited. Mr. Cook un- ran I'eijerat loiust, the ofl\i'ial organ, , . , , , ; derstaiids the raising id pmiltrv from was reael.eil. l)ele^,o.te .!. M. Barnes I ,^ ^, ,,,,^,1,,^, j,^,,^.,.,, ,;,., of the CiuiiriiiMkers, protested ag-: ideas can be made a practical siic-alnst an eilitoriul which liad npiwired during the political cainpaigTi, asking "Who is (iiiniiciiig the 'Hcd Special'.'' " with wliieh I'i'/>Hiilential Can-ilidiiti' Delis iiuiili- his campaign. The editoilat also forces opposed lo lalior were financ ing the �'Bed Special." Mr. Barnes olTereil a resolution call \ ing on the coii\eution to appoint "')^a|>Y|np In I'ommitteo lo go over the books of - **"0 the Socialist parly anil ascertain' where the fiinils were olitained. The resolution was signed liv all the Socialist inemlieis who are delegatci, and spoke in its favor. A motion liy T. K. DiitTey of the About lialf past five on Saturday Dr. M. V. Gallivun, tho local Govern-ijient veferintry received a message from Ottawa to report there at once. It is siip])osed that the ord"r has to do with the extraordinary efforts being put fortli lo prevent the foot and month disease entering Canada. He left yi-wti-rday morning in company with Mrs. Gallivan and the children who will visit her home in Iroipiois, Out. The doctor does not know where he will bo sent. Paris, Nov. '^2.-The Harvas News Agency this morning received the following despatch from Madrid in reply lo a mcs.sage regarding a report that the Spanish king had been assassinated. "The king continues bis hunt at Mudlaw. The rumors of assnasin-' alion are untrue." SUICIDE AT MONCTON Monclon. N. B., Nov. 22.-Gertrude M"Lellan, aged 17, died today after drinking wood alcohol. She was of weak mind. The coroiii'r announced it a ease of suicide. DEATH OF MRS. A. KERR Yesterday the, death took place of Agnes Kerr, wife of Andrew Kerr, of North Ward, at the age of thirty-eight years. Mr. and Mrs. Kerr are old timers in Lethbridge but went south t.0 Birmingham, Ala., a number of year.s ago. For about six years Mrs. Ki'rr has been an invalid and two months ago they returned to Lslh-bridge in the 'lopc that her health might bo restored but too late. Besides her husband, the deceased leaves three children, two girls and a boy, lo mourn hor death. The funeral takes place from the residence on Westminster Road to tho old public cemetery at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. VOTE TOMORROW ON LOCAL OPTION ELECTION PROTESTS Toronto, Out., Nov. 23.-The election of Hon. J. R. Stratton in West Peterboro, is to be protested on the usual grounds of corruption. Chatham, Out, Nov. 23.-West Kent Conservatives have decided to pioti�t the election of A. B. MeCoug to tho Commons, on the grounds of corruption, etc. Herald Correspondent Thinks That the Measure Will Be Beaten MOUSE CAUSED GIRL'S DEATH Florence, N. J., Nov. 23.-Having a horror of mice since early childhood. Miss Mary Isabel Mead, of this place died of fright yesterday when, a nmuse, pursued by the family cat, darted iicroas the kilehen floor in hor home. cess, he is in a position lo give the farmers of .Mberla the jiroper kind of iii.-'truction and ,'idvie>'. Mr. Cook is a convincing and logical speaker, which combined with his experience as a poultry iiiail, ipialilies him to cliarged that j ..xaetly till the pusilioii tu which he has been ai>pointed. a Big City New York, Nov. 2.'!.-Through a chance visit today of a lU'iglibor lo pottery workers, that before tho am-j,,,,, Mielmel and J.ilin Fla- endmoiit he considered, the Socialists | present he asted if they endorsed tho editorials appearing in Socialist or- (Krom Our Own Corresiiond'Mit.) Clareshom, Nov. 21.-All the talk lii're is of the l.oenl Optitin voto on 'I'.iesilay next when the fate of tho town will lie known. All sorts of opinions are to he heard hut. as I niie whether the (lucslioiis lie the good of local option or the ii^.i.ill. of local option in towns which have already adopted it teetotallers nro for anil iiiodeiate (Irinkers egninsl Ma ny who never saw a local option town are in the arms of a dilemma as lo what to do. 'I'hcie are al.'out 2111 voters oil the list and your c.r respondent ventures to make tho following prophecy as to the vole. For Local Option .TO, doubtful 40, against I'jn. Vd one need however bet he.ivily (in this forecast, aii'l of CDUrse a number will not. vote. The ears are roniing in a Utile brisker. A niiniber nf cattle are being shipped from the stock yards. GOES TO TA3ER TO TRY CASE Inspector West went to Taber this morning to try ihe case of one Hus-sey charged with stealing a gun, the property of Dr. Hawke, from the hotel at Grassy Lake. Climbed the Bridge Tower LORD. MAYOR DECLINED To of Attend Banqnet on Account Distress in Birmingham London, Nov.'18.-There are ,'10,000 inreigners owning British piireiils. the Board of Trade states. In view of the distress that-prevails in Birmingham, the retiring Lord Mayor has declined to attend a complimentary banquet. Sir Frederick Majjpiu was so touched at the sight of the uneinidoyed while being wheeled -Ihrough the streets of Shefiield in a Bath chair that he sent a cheque for i;250 lo the Lord Mayor for distribution. Dr. Cuthberl Collingwood, whose death is announced at the age of eighty-two, was well known ns u botanist and zoologist. His chief publications were 'Rambles of a Naturalist in the China 'cJcus," "From Bey-rount to Bethlehem," and "A Vision of Creation." Complain About Weighmaster gans attacking the federation and its officers, was carried. President Compels defeiuled the editorial. He asked why the only paragraph iu the editorial in which ho! expressed an opinion, and every charg.- in llw ho did nmke a herly, brothers aged G5 and GO years respectively, it was discovered that the elder had died of starvation and that the younger was dying from lack of food. Between them tho brothers had in cash $I,.'150 and it is not known how they came lo be with- out food. John was removed to the is taken up, | ij,spityi ij,i ,,,t^ jt believed, editorial, for; jj,, ^, ^^.,,,,j ,1,,,^ ,|,. number V j police forebore iiiiestioiiing him about charges left alone. .Air. Oom-ij|j,, j^trange case. It is thought ill- LAW CLERK SUICIDES Ottawa, Nov. 22.-At noon lodoy Charles T. Moffalt, a law � clerk in the ofiici' of Gemmel and May committed suicide in the janitor's room in the Carleton chambers. liers charges ihiiL the Social-; ness may havi; inevenled the old Teamsters couiing to the city still oomjilain of the action of the city weighmaster. They have to wait anywhere from ten niinuteK lo an hour and tt half to get their loads weighed. Oiu^ man who had lo wait an hour and twenty minutes on Saturday, after he had told the weighmaster he wanted to be weighed, said lo the Herald this liiorning llmt lie seemed to show the greatest indifference as to when he did the weighing. Thi.s morning the same man wanted a load weighed just as the weighmaster was hitching up his fire teasii. He was told that he would have to wait two hours before he could weigh the load. This mortiing as the Herald man went past the scales there were five Joads waiting and none of them were being weighed. ists were trying to disrupt the trade | ^,i,^, ,, ^,,^,,,., ,,,,,^.5^. iiiiioii nioveiiieiit. lie said tlmt there jj^u^ never had appenred more severe ar-i__ raigiiment of the oirKcis of the fed-] leration in the hostile |iress than iip-pearod in the Cleveliuid I'iti/.en. edit ed by Ma^^lla.m's, � repieseiitat ive of ^ the''rvpographieal union in the convention. I Jlr. riompers sliiled iie had no ill-will against aii.v man personally, and j that ho fought priiicipall.\- for trade movement. II Big Union Of Railway Men The race of fools is not dead yet. Yesterday three young fellows climbed the lowi'r of the big bridge at its extremity apparently to gain the applause of the onlookers. The bridge is now at a point where it is 2^7 feet high and such a climb was a most hazardous undertaking. The next tower to be erected will be full five bents high, the bridge now being built to the fare of the hill and is at the most awkward place to work. At the present rate of building, it v.;'l be built to the river by May. There arc twenty-two cars of steel unloaded in the yard and as much more on the track at Coleridge. Denver, Nov. 2.'!.-It is announced the'today that there was born in Denver had no ill-will yosterday a jiowerful railway eiiiploy-lowards even Debs, or IJaniel Deleiin, , .jus' organization, lo be known as the although both were tr\iiig to destroy: Raijlway I'lmployei s Department of the trade union movement. In regard the .\mericaii Federalion of Labor 1(1 tho charges in the editorial, he said tlu'.v niiisl be true 01 tho Socialist lieieKiiles woilid ii.r. e repudiiiled them. The.so eharges dealt with tlu' political history of Hebs. with ten affiliated organizations 11 members. 11. B. I'Ipraham was elected uiiiiiriiiaii and John I'Maniiery .-^ec-retaiy. The object is to bring about u closer union of the railway eiiiploy- A. B. (Jraiit of the metal iiolishers ee� and seek to ofilliiitc all railway tviis called upon as one of tho fifteen ; organizations vwth this one. The Socialists in the convention to speak : first convetition is to be held in Den-on tho subject. He said he was not | ver and it is thought 100,000 em-respoii�iblo for the editorinlH, but' ployees will be repri'seiiled by llii that he believed that lliero had been ! officers of unions which are as fol-cusos where labor leaders hud sold, lows: Freight Handlers, Machinists; out, althoujrii ho made no charges ag Cur Workers; Blacksmiths; Railway ainst the Federation of odlcers. jc'lerks; Switchmen; Maintenance of At this point recess was taken. Way Employees and Steam Fitting. A LOCAL BUDGET 1. M. Lyman of Salmon Arm, B.C., is in the city. .Mrs. I'l. J. VoiAi spent last week visiting .Mrs. T. S. McKenzie at ha Cameron Ranch. The Lord's prayer is the suhjecl of discussion at the Fpworth League tiiiiighl. T. O'lmark has piiiehased three lots on (lie southeast coiner of Redpalli and Bartlett streets and will erect residences on 'hem. Dr. W. F. Daly, who preached at Wesley chureh twice yesterday, returned home to Gniniim on tin; local this afternoon. This evening the meeting of the Westminster Guild will be in charge of the Mission I)i'i)artinent. The work of Dr. Grenfell in Lalirador will lie discussed. The Cliristnuis fri'ight rush is on. Today over the C. P. R. to Lethbridge there came fourteen way cars and six distribution cars. The Dominion I'ixprci^s service will be started on the Cranbrook line today. The route agent is here making the necessary arrangements. .A. VI. Humphries returned yesterday morning from a tri]) lo Californ-iu, Vancoueer, Victoria, and other coast points. Of all the places he visited, in none was business better than it is right hero in Lethbridge. Lethbridge In Second Place In the moMlhs of September and IKlober homestead entries were mode at the various land olficos as follows: Mattlefoid ..................... 907 499 Bi'and,>n ........................ 1.1 47 Calgary ........................ 1604 0l^2 Dauphin ........................ COO 302 Kdmonton ..................... 908 495 lOstevan ........................ 1217 157 Tlinnboldt ......... ICamloops ......... 1 .ethbridgo ....... .Moose .Taw ...... New Westminster I'rinco Albert ..... Bed Deer .......... Beginii ............ Winnipeg ........... Vorktoii ............ . 001 298 MS 0 20.')1 S09 20.'')1 3 878 .^28 7:>0 Ml 2770 2 209 224 ;i.-jO ;j2ii 21'-'.i 10.90.-'- 7,.518 REGISTRAR DEAD Belleville, Nov. 22.-News has been received here of the death of Stephen Gibson, registrar of Leiniox and Ad-dingion county', in a Montreal hospital after an operation. He was an Fnglishman 71 years old, and was married to a sister of Mr. JustioQ Clute. of Toronto.