Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME I LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1908. NO. 292. DUNCAN ROSS Coke Ovens MAY GET A POSITION Ex-M.P. For Yale-Cariboo Mentioned For Ry Commission Ottawa, Nov. 21:.-Duncan Ross, c.x iM. 1'. I'oi- Yttlu Cariboo, is In tho city anil It is saitl that ho is looking foi- tho vacancy on tho railway coni-iiiis.sioii rontlorod Vacant by tho death ot Hon. 'I'hoM. Grocnway. PLEDGED TO VOTE FOR WOMEN The Crow's Nost Puss Coal Company, tho Herald Lb informed, in-torids putting in one thousand now coke ovenfl at Fernie and Michel, n.C. This will more than double their proHont capacity, tho total number of ovoiia nt both tbcHO pluoo," now being nine hundred. TO BECOME A CITY Berlin, Ont., Nov. 23.-"Will Berlin be incorporated tis a city next year?" is tho question that will agitate the minds of the progressive citizens of this town during the next few months. Sentences At District Court The District Court put in a l)usy day ycsterdoy, and got through a lot ot cases. Judge Wintflult of the declaration of Andrew Carn(!gie in an article in the forthcoming n"uniber of tlie Century Magazine, that the tariff scliedule on iron and steel should be reduced, the Ways and Means Committee toniglit throuph Chairman Paine, formally invited Mr." Carnegie to appear be-fori' it tliis week to tell what he knew about the steel industry, and the po.ssibility of the reduction of the tariff on iron and steel products, [^cd to deliver tho coin today. THEDBEASEISA�"� SPREADING ^ Din Furniture Co. have received another shipment dU-ect from tho Orient and are showing a beou-tiful lino of sua grass chairs and liamboo goods. C-. Ross Tato is now located in the new Stutlord Block and will bo glad to have all his old patrons and uiany now ones call on him the:-?, lie is occupying part of th-adbeer's grocery and uses tho same entrance. .1. Ounu and sons aro having some dillkulty owing to the noture of tho gravol in tho river bottom. Even with circumstances as they arc however, it is expected that all tho con-cteio W(u-k will bo completed in Janu ary. Acozunti XunuOcuiU got busy with his lists on tho face of one Timasi (inguik at No. :i yesterday and this morning was assessed and costs by Inspector West. Kast Vanzuriak got so di'unk anaid ?2 and costs b.v order of Inspector West. The ladies of St. Monica's Guild will hold a bazar and i)antry sale in tho new Jiali on 'Phur.sdaj', Ilccombor tho seventeenth, beginning at three o'clock, in the evening an interesting and novel program will bo presented, further notice of which will ajipear in a later issue. Littlo Hock, Ark,, Nov. 24.-Two tornadoes, one north and ono south bound swept over west Arkansas yesterday, dostroyiiig many livos and much i)roi)erty. All means of com-nuniication was destroyetl and nothing dellnitc has so I'ur been heard from the regi' n visited by the lor nado. It is estimated that at least thirty and iiossibly llfty lives wore lost and the property loss is placed nt hundreds of thousands of dollars. Ono tornado started in the extrome I southwestern (lart of tho state and went north, following the second tier of counties from the western boundary line. The other started in tho northwestern corner of tho stale and went south following the third tier of counties. According to advices received, tho storm was nt its height when it swept through IMnoy, a Gorman settlement on the I. M. railway, between Kno.vville and London. Ijate reports from Riissell Villa, the ii'ir-, est tow�i froni which connnunication can be hud, are that between twelve and twentj' persons were killed and about thirty injured at that ulaco. Five lives arc also reported to have beea lost ten miles from iMilbvn-y, where ono of tho tornadoes did great tiamago. .Strips from two miles to a half mile wido were swept clean through lowns and over country From Knoxville a desi)atch receiv od^his nu)rning iiarlially confii-ma tho roiiort that tho village of liarr, four miles from that [dace, was to-tn" w;recked. Section men who went to the scene state that the entire interme.\- all cojiies of it. This sudden change of front on the part of His Afiijesly is allribuled here to the vigorous rep-re.senlalions thiit, undoubtedly would have been nu\d(> by the Drilish und liussiiin legations. These powers, it Is reported, have nolilied the Shah thai he woulil be held |iersoiially re-re|)oi'ted discoveiy of Iho disease in people a constitution results in anil rcliy. ORTHERN TELEGRAPH LINE Kdmonlon, Nov. 24.-Tlic work of extending the Government telegraph line north from .Vthabasca Landing will be started next week and this winter 76 miles long will be built from Athabasca Landing to Little River. This is in a direct line from the Landing to Leaser Slave Lake, to which place the wire will be t'xtended next year. TO STOP MOTOR CARS Lindsay, Ont., Nov. 23.-So many compliiints have readied tho Council of Victoria County that a resolution was passed today deciding to petition the Provincial Government to have legislation passed prohibiting the mnning of motor cavs on Sunday and one other day in the week. The Councils of Durham and Norlli-umberlnnd have taken the same step. Mjicl.'od, Alta.. Nov. 2I.-Heavy terms were nieted out today to two international crooks, Craine and Mc-Quinland by Judge Stuart, the men being charged with house breakin(.' and being found truilly by the jury, were given si.f and eight years le-speelively. The crime was eoniinit-ed lit Pinelier Creek, the nu'ii entering the Piiicher (Jreek Milling oflic on the nifihi of September 21 and attempted to dynamite the side. They were iiinireheiided a few days later. MUTINY AT NANKIN. Pekin, Nov. 24.-The situation iit Nankin, where ii iiiuliny on the part of the Chinese tjoops broke out Nov. 19, there has been lighting in the streets of the city, and a portion of the foreign residents have taken refuge on board a Hriti.'li guifbo.Tt. Others of the foreigners preferred to remain on shore. A SENSATIONAL SERMON. Portage III Prairie, Nov. 23.-In the course of his scMiiioii last night Rev. .A. K. .Siiiitli, pastor of (lie Metiiodi.st church, caused a sensation by the statement that iit ii h o'clock ten held hell' a few days ago a purse had beC'ii stolen by one of tlu! guests. The preacher's eoniiiienl was: "Thank God llial one dareil to be huiiiane nt olii.' of these 5 o'clock teas." The sermon made a decided sensation in the city. London, Xo\. 2 1.-Herbert Lee, music hell performer, dieil in this city today from the effects of a wound in tiu^ iiead receivetl during a lierfoiniance of a "William Toll" net lit a local ball lust night. Lee held (I liall on his head at which Madame Clenienline shot a distance of (ifty fe(>t. .Madame (.'lenientine surren dered to the police. Mr. Leo had bei'ii giving this act for eighteen years without having met any accident. MISSOURI'S ELECTORAL VOTE Jefferson City, Mo., Nov. 23.-A possibility thai the electoral vote of Afissouri may be divided between Taft and Bryan arose today, when it was discovered that one Bryan elector received more votes than the lowest Taft elector. Whether Bryan will be given this vote in the Electoral College depends upon a decision which Governor Folk now has under advisement. PARLIAMENT OPENS ON THURSDAY GREGORY VERY ILL Quebec, Nov. 23.-?ilr. J. U. Gregory, the ex-Marine Depiirtmetit agent at Qiiidiee, is very seriously ill and his physicians have iilmost lost all hopes for his recovery. Mr. Gregory is one of those wlio were relieved of their positions as ii result of the investigation made by Judge Cassels. He was the principal object of attack during the sitting in Quebec. CITY AND DISTRICT l'"raiik Wadiliiigton has an auction sale of furniluro effects advertised for Friday iie.\t at 2.;!0 anil wc understand tlmt he iiiteiid.s running a week ly auction at hi.s. rooms, providing ho receives sutricient support. Mr. Wad-dingtoii has arranged with a factory to recei\e consignments of furniluro at regular intervals, and these will be sold together with goods sent in locally, at the weekl.v sale. This new arrangement will in no way iii-li'rfere with the ordinary business for tho Mart, goods being on sale as heretofore. dames .Vddison and son received their new hoarse yesterday and have it .set up today. It is a twenty-i>i]-lar car, manufactured liy Mitchell Bros., liigersoll. Out., and there is not a more uji to date car manufactured. It is coiislnicted of oak lliroughoul with the very best gearing and springs, The |iaiiels aro all car\cd, the lumps are three foot long and the car will occonmiodate any size of casket. This firm strives to cany a ijrst class eipiipment und as far us a hearse is concerned could not bo more up to dale. Premier Shepherd has announced the programme for the opening of Parliament on Thursday next. Tho rei)ly to the siieech from the throne will be moved by two new members, n. H. Elton, the brilliant orator elected ill Red Deer, and ,0. V. Bennett, the new membi>r for Prince Edward, Out., will move and second the rei>ly. The Opposition speakers will be Hmi. W. H. McLelland, the leader, und' Hon. R. R. Davidson, M.P. for Qu'Appelle. The Premier will also take part in tin' debate. The speech 'roni the throne will outline a heavy session's work. .After congratulating the members on the prosperity of the country, and sjieiiking of the return of the Government to i>o\ver, his Excellency will ontliiK! the work for the session, and will ask the House to give consid-erutioii to 11 bill establishing free rural mail dtdivery. The Hudson's Buy Railway bill is promised, an amendment to the Election Act making for uniform voters' lists, and immigration reforms. The All Red route negotiations will be laid on the table, as will also the reports on tho civil service investigation. No mention is made of any changea in tliij tariff.