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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME I LETHBRIDGE, ALBCRTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, IKS. NO. 2fl. MURDER if A SLEEPINl CAR 1 A Terrible Crinta At Winnipeg To Ligh W 5 mi i n Nov, 22 voluntary siatfJneiiU oi oKiipl "l the eoiicU cleaniag dc-partuiei: the es i a blished f: Satur- C.P.H, .it clay night thai the late Eftc? j Len- nox, reported to nave commit sui- cide in the-sleep'ing car -Susvr-v-h' near the overhead bridge early morning, was foully cold Thf- terrible crime lias traced home to-an. employee of the :joach yard, alleged to be Tuonws Hicks, ol Manitoba Avc-., anxl po- lice claim to have TO KEEP THE DISEASE OUT Strict Precautions Is Taken By the i Authorities HON. RICHARD McBRlDE Of B.C., Who has been Mentioned as Assistant Leader .of the Conservative Party at Ottawa evidence as to his guilt. who had been in. hiding for two was placed under arrest Saturday a a ruse worked successfully now being closely guarded in c cell. have positively id 5i tlie revolver found beside oiu; carried by the prisoner night oi the murder. Accord) r the statement ot one man., .t is claiuird was a witness oi tht- as the to Women Fight Duel hi Missouri Gainsville, Mo.', Nov. A duel unto'- death' with knives was fought yesterday, when; Mrs. James Crab- tree and Mrs. Frank her- sis- ter-in-law met in a lonely spot in the woods eight miles from Gains- ville. The two women had quarrelled over family matters. The place and the hour were fixed and the women had met according to appciain: no and on a lonely mountainside fough out their duel. Mrs. Graham's throa ing crime, the prisoner threat'C-l to blow the hitter's brains out ,-li the spot unless he swore to sficj scy in th-: mntter. The murder was out hi the most brutal and Citing nianuez and with the euortinfi Vv an experienced criininal "ths placed in such u. position a re- volver along ihe side, to give pression that a suicide had oc lurred. Three -.jhote wore fired, at riige iute the body and head of the any one of which would have 7r.vyed fatal. Robbery was undoubtedly; the motive fd the crime. Eocles Lennox, the murder' was enroutc to Scotland to bri if "out his wife and five children. had been working oa the G. T. P. i I iage la Prairie as a brakeman detection crime -is lil> il> lead 'inearthing of a se.p'S' of murders in Winnipeg auu Hi sur- rounding district, extending vy-, period of several years. was cut and she. died immediately. GOT FOUR YEARS Winnipeg, Nov. Youn was sent to the penitentiary yesterda for four years for stealing a registere letter. Niagara Falls, Nov. raordinary precautions are being aken here to prevent the spread in- o Canada of the Joot and mouth dis- now prevalent in the states of Vew York and Pennsylvania and complete embargo is being placed on 11 shipments of animals, fodder, nanure and fresh hides. The situa- ,ion is so serious that not even dogs, cats or birds are allowed to pass the 'rentier. HON W. S. FIELDING Who Leaves Week on an Official Trip to Europe CONVEOTIONIN CANADA IN 1909 American Federation Of Labor To Meet At Toronto Play Baseball Over In Japan Denver, Col., Xov, was today selected as the meeting place fur the twenty-ninth annual conven- tion of. the American Federation of Labor. Toronto, labor unions hero are delighted over the selection of Toronto for the 1909 convention of the American Federation of Labor. Over delegates mid visitors are expected. The unions will appoint a committee to raise for the ex- pense. BRUTAL OFFENCE AT EMERSON OK Man Enticed Across the Border aid Then Assarted THE FRANCO-CANADIAN TRfcT'TY Ottawa, Ont, Nov. The emnu-nt has received word froi i .Par- is that the committee the Emerson, Man., Nov. Copland, an old and respected resi- dent of Emerson, was set upon and TALK OF THE CTTY Miss Plewman of Bow Island, has purchased iwo lots on Round St. south and will build a residence on them. The Imperial Development Co., of Winnipeg, W. J. Lloyd, local mana- ger, have secured the offices in the Southard Block formerly occupied by the 0. W. Kerr, Co. Their office was formerly with Hatch Coons. R. A. Smith, of Manchester, Eng., has ac- cepted the position of stenographer for the company. G. Brad beer Co. have the honor of being the, first business house in the city to be granted a union card. The card arrived a few days ago and should appeal to all union men in the city. The firm are getting lo- cated in their new premises and are quickly getting their large new stock into shape. G. Lo Blanc, formerly with E. H. Gerth Co., importers of Havana goods, Montreal, has .come to the city "to assume the management of Wm. OtJ's cigar store, barber "shop and poolroom. Mr. Ott's attention will_, be devoted to .outside-business Mr. Leblanc has had a wide experience in handling cigars and tobaccos and with his genial person- Tokio, Nov. the presence of an enthusiastic niore than persons, the American baseball team which came to Japan to play some of the Japanese teams, opened the season-yesterday and defeated Waseda. .university 5 to 0. Count Okuma, the sage, of Wase- da university, wearing the cap and coat of one of the American team tossed the first ball across the plate. KING ALFONSO VERY MUCH AIM No Truth In Rumor Of Assassination Of Spanish King HON. FREDERICK BORDEN Who is Leaving this Week on a Trip to the Old Country Dr. Gallivan Called To Ottawa BOOK-KEEPER DROWNED Kenora, Ont., Nov. Bell, aged 19, a bookkeeper, was drowned Friday evening Awhile skat- ing on Long Lake. GOMPERS AND THE SOCIALISTS French h.13 sub-committee -to consider tion of ratification Canadian treaty. the ality will make a popular manager. Rev. Wm. Reid delivered his popu- Taft May Oppose Cam 10.30 Jos. Goscliu, a half breed from the American side 01 the line knock- ed at "Copeland's door and enticed him across the line to help repair his broken buggy. When they reach- ed a point about half a mile into Minnesota, Copeland was attacked wittV a heavy club, the blow being {aimed at his head, landed on his orL._ his gentleman Defends An EJkorial Winch Made Reference To Deb's Red brutally beaten last night. At about jlar 'Scotland and the Scotch" to a Full house at Albion Ridge on Friday night. Refreshments were served and pleasant evening was spent. Mr. Keid will deliver this lecture in this city in the near future. The settlers are still coming fast. those who have come .with cars of effects are J. L. Whitt from Arena, Wis., for Magrath; Chris. Ba- talden from Bisbee, N. D., for Leth- Denver, Col., Nov. the con-: vention of the American Federation of Labor, when the point in the com- mittee's report endorsing the Ameri- can Federatioiiist, the official organ, was reached. Delegate .T. M. Barnes shoulder, another landed head knocking the old Dnnville. lit-, Nov. Oannon'i' attention vras called V-Wr to the story sent out ironi dt.ot Springs, Va., {Itat Tail pu-e Ifr. Cannon's re-election speakcrsliip on ground that VUn- cle vrouH. i: faith a revision of tlw tariff. Cannon "I do not believe that the rleci will undertake to organi? House. I am willing to abiu- the action of the Republican citrus- es to detenaine the organizati for ihfi 61st n, but he defended himself with a big pocket knife and put his assail- i-ant to flight. Mr. Gopeland is now lyinw. in. a eery low condition. Goselin is a rather reckless enarseler-and a few days ago the authorities of St. Vin- cent issued a warrant for his arrest for a serious offence. It is the intention in the present case was murder and robbery. Football Scores Across the The culprit was seen in Emerson that day and it is said he. was armed. bridge; A, W. Blanche from Warner. .Gunderup- and Le Scur, Minn., A. for THLLATEST CITY NEWS Earnest Mercer leaves tonight for Burton City where he has purchased a tract of fruit land from Mr. Free- nan. T. S. McKenzie, local manager for he 0. W. Kerr Co., leaves for Min- leapolis in the morning on a busi- ness trip. Incidentally he will take n the big Minnesota-Chicago Rugby ame. Ice cream, every day at Rnchon's. ft is just as good too. When you are in take a look over his Christ- mas goods. If you feel' hungry try ight lunch at his best ever The theatre to be built by S. Grif fiths, of Sweet Grass, according to the plans being prepared by F. B. Rolf don, -rill contain two stores, ant some offices on the second storey Mr. Griffiths is expected here on' Wednesday to decide finally on the plan. E. J. Cook, of the Eden Rest Poul- try Farm, has received instructions from the Department of Agriculture at Edmonton to assist A. W. Foley, superintendent ol the partment, at the poultry institutes throughout the province this winter. Mr. Cook since coming to Lethbridge, has established a reputation for being one of the best practical poultry -men in the province and the confidence placed in him by the Department is certainly merited. Mr. un- derstands the raising of poultry from A to Z, and having proven that his About half past five on Saturday Dr. M. V. Gallivan, the local Govern- ment veterintry received a message from Ottawa to report there at once. It is supposed that the order has to do with the extraordinary efforts being put forth to prevent the foot and mouth disease entering Canada. He left yesterday morning in com- pany with Mrs. Gallivan and the children who will visit her home in Iroquois, Ont. The doctor does not know where he will be sent. Paris, Nov. Harvas News Agency this morning received the.fol- lowing despatch from Madrid in reply to a message regarding a report that the Spanish king had been assassin- ated. "The king continues his hunt at Mudlaw. The rumors of assassin- ation are untrue." SUICIDE AT MONCTON Moneton, N. B., Nov. MoLellan, aged 17, died today after drinking wood alcohol. She was of weak mind. The coroner announced it a case of suicide. DEATH OF MRS. A. KERR Yesterday the death took place of Agnes Xerr, wife of Andrew Kerr, of North Ward, at the age of thirty-eight years. Mr. a'nd Mrs. Kerr are old timers in Lethbridge but went south to Birmingham, Ala., a number of years ago. For about six years Mrs. Kerr has been an invalid and two months ago they returned to bridge in tbe hope that her health might be restored but too late. Besides her husband, the deceased leaves three children, two girls and a boy, to mourn her death. The funeral takes place from the residence on Westminster Road to the old public cemetery at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. VOTE TOMORROW ON LOCAL OPTION Big Shipments Of live Stock JO'rf CANADIAN ORDER N. B., Nov. C. R. clerks organized today and decided to secede from the International Bro- therhood of Railway Employees and enter the newly Brotherhood. formed Canadian ti Madison, Wis., Nov. A re ftblc lOO-ysnis ran for a toucl by quarter StoiTcn, gave the w-'-- football championship to Chieajo t> day by a scon- of IS to 12. 't r.ot for this the score i e contort tfkdsy Ix-twef-n th d it-mi- rivals, Wisconsin and 01 o woulci have 12 to 12. At SyT3etu-e 28, 4. At Ithaci-'-Cnrncl! Trinit; SUING A TOWNSHIP Carman, Man., Nov. action for has been taken against the municipality of Dufferin by three members of a threshing gang who were severely Injured by an engine moving alone the road. Philip Taylot-of Milk River, are today shipping the romaining twenty- five cars of cattle of their shipment from Milk River. Tomorrow, D. Bolcovski will ship twenty cars from Gardston, as soon as they can get cars, the Elldridge nanun people will ship twenty-five cars from Milk River. Milk River is already a very im- portant 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 oi thi station and their drive is com- paratively free from fences. of the Cignr-iunkers, protested ag- ainst an editorial which had appeared during the political campaign, ask- ing is financing the 'Red Spe- with which Presidential Can- didate Debs nmdii his campaign. The editorial also charged that forces opposod to labor were iinanc ing the "Red Special." Mr. Barnes offered a resolution call ing pn the convention to appoint a committee to go over the books ol the Socialist party and ascertain where the funds were obtained. The resolution was signed by all tho So- cialist members whu arc delegates, and spoke in its favor. A motion by T. K. DufTey of the ELECTION PROTESTS Toronto, Out., Nov. elec- tion of Hon. J. R. Stratton in West Peterboro, is to be protested on the usual grounds of corruption. Chatham, Ont., Nov. Kent Conservatives have decided to protest the election of A. B. McCoug to the Commons, on the grounds of corruption, etc. Herald Correspondent Thinks That the Measure Will MOUSE CAUSED GIRL'S DEATH Florence, M. J., Nov. a horror of mice since early childhood, Miss Mary Isabel Mead, .of .this place died of fright yesterday when. a- mouse, pursued by the family cat, darted across the kitchen floor in her home. ideas can be made a practical suc- cess, he is in a position to give the farmers of Alberta the proper kind of instruction and advice. Mr. Cook is a convincing and logical speaker, which combined with his experience as a poultry man, qualifies him to exactly fill the position to which he appointed. Starving In a Big City New York, Nov, chance visit today of a neighbor to (From Cur 'Own Corresp'ondoui.) Clarcshom, Nov. tlie talk here is of the Local Option vote on Tuesday' next when the fate of the town will lie. known. All sorts of opinions are to be heard but as rule whether the questions be the ood of local option or the result of cal option in towns which have nl- cady adopted it teetotallers arc for m! moderate drinkers ;-.gninst. "Uu. y who never saw a local option own arii in the arms of a dilemma s to what to do. There are about 10 voters on the list and your c espondcnt ventures to make the fol- owing prophecy as to the vote. For ,ocal Option 50, doubtful 40, again- t 120. Xo one need however hot icavily on this forecast, ami r> oursti a number will not vote. The cars arc coming in a litUe jriskcr. A number of cattle aiti be- ng shipped from the stock yards. _ pottery workers, that before tho homc of Mjcilael and John Fla cndment be considered, the Socialists present be asV.ed if they endorsed the editorials appearing in Socialist or- gans attacking the federation and its officers, was carried. President Gonipcrs defended the ed- itorial. He asked why the only par- agraph in the editorial in which he expressed an is taken up, and every charge in the editorial, forj ho did make a charges left alone. j herty, brothers aged 65 and 6 respectively, it was discovered tha the elder had died of starvation anc that the younger was dying from lack of food. Between them th brothers had in cash and it is not known how they came to be with out food. John was removed to th hospital but will not, it is believed rebover He was so that th DECLINED Wost Point 25 AI Point At lirtlft 6- At Iowa 10.. lo1 At of M Amhorsl. Williams 0. At 6. At 35, Virgin I. 4. Now Havr-n. C'onr.., Xov. 2 crimson 'iJo oi banriW swept i; umph owr the Yale field in the iicht of this afternoon for tiie of Han-iird, who after of utii-ucc-ssfnlc beaten Yalo four to nothing. To Attend Banquet on Account of i Distress in Birmingham are foreigners owning British parents, the Board of Trade states. H. view of the distress that -prfcvails in Birmingham, the retiring Lord Mayor has declined to attend a com- plimentary banquet. Sir Frederick Mappm was so touch- ed at the sight of the unemployed: while ht-ing wheeled -through the streets of Sheffield in a Bath chair that he sent a cheque for to the >fayor for distribution. Dr. Cuthbert Collingwood, whose death is announced at the age oi eighty-two, was well known as a bo- tanist and zoologist. His chief pub- lications were 'Rambles of a Natur- Complain About Weighmaster number 9fj police forebore questioning him abou Mr. grange case. It is thought il may have prevented the ol pcrs charges that tho ists were trying to disrupt the trade !me'n from going cut to sccnro union movement. lie said that there never had appeared a more severe ar-j ratgmnent of the officers of the fed-' oration in the hostile press than ap- penred in the Cleveland Citizen. ed a roprcscntative of, the union in the con-! vention. i Gonipors he had no ill-; GOES TO TA3ER TO TRY CASE Inspector West went to Taber this morning to try case of one Hus- sey charged with stealing a gun, the property of Dr. Hawke, from the ho- tel at Grassy Lake. Climbed the Bridge Tower LAW CLERK SUICIDES Ottawa, Nov. noon today Charles T. Moffatt, a law-clerk in the office of Gemmel arid May committed suicide in the janitor's room in the Carleton chambers. The race of fools is not dead yet. Yesterday three young fellows climb- ed "the tower of the big bridge at its extremity apparently to gain the ap- plause of the onlookers. The bridge in at a point where it is 257 feet high and such a climb was a most undertaking. The next tower to be erected will be full five bents high, the bridge uow being 1 buiit to the fare of the hill and is at the most awkward place to work. At the present rate of building, it will be built to tne river by May. There are twenty-two cars of steel unloaded in the yard and as much more on the track at Coleridge. Toamsters cominp to the city still complain of the action of the city weighinastor. They have to wait any- ncre from ten minutes to hour and a half to get their loads weighed. One man who had to wait an hour nnd twenty minutes or, Saturday, af- U-r he had told the weighmaster ho wanted to be weighed, said to jISO will nflnmst any man prrsonally, andJ Nov. is announced that he fomjrht principally for the today that there was born in Denver trade movement. "ITo had no ill-will yesterday a powerful railway f-mploy- towards even Dehs. or Danwl Deleon, j to be known ns the although both were trying to destroy! Rnijiway Employes Department of the trade union woveim-nt. In regard the American Federation of Labor to the charges in thr- editorial, he j with ten. affiliated organizations as bo discussed. A LOCAL BUDGET I. M. Lyman of Salmon Arm, B.C., is in the city. E. J. Cook spent last week visiting Mrs. T. S- McKenzie at 'ho Cameron Ranch. The Lord's prayer is the .subject of discussion at the Epworth League tnnipht. T. Olmnrk has purchased three lots j on the southeast corner of Redpath and Bartlett streets and will erect residences on fhem. Dr. W. E. Daly, preached at Wesley church twice yesterday, re- turned home to Granum on lo- cal this afternoon. This evening the meeting of the Westminster Guild will be in charge of the Mission Department. The work of Dr. Grenfell in Labrador will Lethbridge In Second Place In the months of September and October homestead entries were made at the various land olnccs as follows: Battleford 907 Brandon .......................4 15 Calgary........................ 1604 Dauphin ..................r..... 606 Edmonton 963 Estevan 1217 Humboldt 661 Kamloops..................... 35 Thc Christmas freight rush is on. Herald this riiormng tnat lie seemed to show the greatest indifference as to when he did the weighing. This morning the same man wanted a load said they must Ix- true or tho Social-; members. H. R. Kpraham was elect- i chorges dealt with the retary. The object is. to brinir abont I there came fourteen way cars Lethbridge Moose' Jaw Xcw Westminster Princo Albert Red Deer Keglna Winnipeg York-ton them. political history of Debs. A. R Grant of tho moto.l polishers. ees called upon ns one of the fifteen'; organizations with this one. The and closer union of tho railway employ- six distribution cars, s and seek to affiliate all railway i The Dominion Exprcw service will weighed just as the weighmastor j Socialists in the convention to apeak; first convention is to be held in Don- was miching tip his lire tvam. was told that he would have to wait two hours before ho could weigh the load. This morning as the Herald be siaried on the Cnmbrook day. The route agent is here mafc- 499 47 302 495 157 29S 0 309 27 76 200 224 15 .W5 2051 2051 3 328 REGISTRAR DEAD Belleville, Nov. has been i- responsible for the editorials, but1 ployws will bo represented by ihcj A. E. Humphries returned yestor- day morning from a trip 1o Californ- alist in the China "From Bey- man went past the scales there werr out. Although he made no charges ng. Car Workers; Blacksmiths; rount to BothKiwm." and "A Vision'five Joads waiting and none of themjninst the Federation of officers. jClfrks; Switchmen; Maint of Creation." were being weighed. that he believed that there had been officers of unions which are as fol- cases where labor loaders had sold, lows: Freight Handlers. Machinists; Railway Maintenance of At this point recess was taken. Way Employees and Steam Fitting. arrangements. received here of the death of Stephen Gibson, registrar of Lennox and Ad- dington coanty, in a Montreal hospi- tal after an operation. He was an ia, Vancouver, Victoria, and other coast poin's. Of all the places he visited, in none was business better than it, is right here in Lethbridge. was Englishman 71 years old, and married to a sister of Mr. Justice Clute, of Toronto, ;