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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta i TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Hi VOLUME I LETHBIHDOE, ALfttftTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1908. NO. 2t2. DUNCAN ROSS MAY GET A POSITION For Yale-Cari- boo Mentioned For Ry CommiMion Ottawa, Nov. Ross, ex M. P. for Yale Cariboo, is in the city and it is said that he is looking for the vacancy on the railway com- mission rendered Vacant by the death of lion. Thos. Greeuway. At Fernie The; Crowds Nest Coal Com- pany, the Herald is informed, in- tenci.s putting in one thousand new coke at Fernie and Michel, B.C; This will more than double their present uaiwcity. the total num- ber of 'ovens' where one of the. tornadoes did great damage. Strips from two miles to a half mile wide were 'swept clean through towns and over country A Division For Alberta Ottawa, Out., Nov, Rail- way Commission-has established sev. oral' ciivisioris and has apportioned them among the inspection stall so that rolling stock und equipment may be carefully watched. Ottawa will bo headquarters for Ontario, Quebec and Maritime provinces. Another di- vision will bo located for Manitoba, and Saskatchewan and another for and British. Columbia, PROVINCIAL APPOINTMENTS. The Alberta government has pointed Martin Cardston, i Orson O. Wooley, Magrath, process np- and es of foot and been located by ConHrnssioiier Pear- sons, agent hi Yates'county. Thcl F> Hi Turner, Magrath and state quarantine; will be extended to j 2. y. Jacobs, have been appointed more counties at onftf. The Live' Sheriff's bailiffs. Stock Exchange sent put notice to- day announcing the of East Buflafn market pending the continuance of quarantine. Today Inspector- C.-VK. Durff was sent to Michigan to', investigate the reported discovery of -the diseases in Livonia county. There' is some con- fusion in the of both federal and state authorities hero as to the situation in Michiginn, Dr. Law, the expert retained by :thfi -state depart- ment of agricultures "today received a telegram from Detroit stating that fifty cases of thbiiliSease had been discovered there. I other hand advices from Washington aro to the effect that the cases-tinder observa- tion in Michigan have beea declared not to be foot disease. Springfield, Ills., Nov. on the recommendations ntajje by the Illinois state board of Live Stock Commissioners, Governor Dcneen yes- terday issued a proclamation prohi- biting importation of livestock from New York Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Dr. Jr M. Wright, state vet- erinarian, says disease can be communicated from an infected animal to a human being. Dr. Wright, left" last night- for Michigan to make a tHofough Investigation oi a reported statement 'of the disease in that locality. -gravel in the" river bottom. Even with circumstances they are how- ever, it is expected that all "the con- crete work will be completed in Jahu ary. Acezenti NimuDcuik got busy with his fists on the face of one Tunast Guguik. at No. 3 yesterday and this morning was assessed and costs by Inspector West. Kast Vanzuriak got so drunk and noisy that one of his neighbors at No. 3, laid a .CODJ- plaint and he paid and costs by order of Inspector West. The ladies of St. Monica's Guild vrill hold a bazar and pantry sale in the new hall on Thursday, the seventeenth, beginning at three the evening an'interest- ing and novol.. program will be pre- sented, further notice of which will appear in a later issue. thing: definite has so iar oetan heard from the region" visited..'by the tor' nado. It is estimated that at least thirty- und possibly [fifty lives lost and the property loss is placed at hundreds oi thousands" of dollars. One tornado started in the: extreme southwestern the state and went north, following the second tier of counties .from the "western, boun- dary line. The other started in 'the northwestern corner of the state and went south following the third tier of counties. According to advices received, y the storm was at "its height when it swept through Pincy, a German set' Demerit on the I. M. railway, be- tween. Knoxville and London. reports from Russell Villa, the n-j.ir- est town froav which communication can be had, are that between twelve and" twenty persons were killed and about thirty injured, at-that ulace. NEW TOWNSITE AT STIRLING From': morning a despatch receiv- partially confirms the report that the -village of Barr, four miles from that place, was to- Ut1'- Section who went to -the scene state that the entire intermediate country has been laid waste by the wind and hail which followed, the hail in some places standing to "a depth, of :-six inches. Physicians and nurses hastily made up relief parties ami were sent from Knoxville to both Barranxl and Piney. NORTHERN TELEGRAPH Nov. LINE. work of extending the Government telegraph line north from Athabasca Landing will be started next week, and this winter a line 75 miles long will -be built from Athabasca Landing north- west to "Little River. This is in a direct line from the Landing to Les- ser Slave Lake, to which _ place the wife will be extended next year. SATISFIED WITH THE KAISER While n. good deal more has been heard from othor towns titan Stirling during the past summer in few haw larger plans 'or development been laid. Affairs there, although moving noiselessly, haw, been going ahead surely and rapidly. Realizing the inconvenience of having town so far from the depot, J. C. Perry, Duluth, who has been in, this cy for several conceived the idea of starting a new town directly oppo- site the station. Accordingly three hundred and- sixty-two acres wore purchased, and this will immediate- ly be sub-divided into town lots. Al- ready some of these lots have bv-on spoken for. The townsitc has boen sold, we are informed, to a compjiny of Minneapolis. Winnipeg. Calgary, and Edmonton capitalists. Occa- sionally the land at this point is cov- ered with water, but the company will drain this and draw tho. water off into a coulee some two milos dis- tant. Stirling has a splendid location, nr.d during the next few ywirs is sure to go ahead. Industrial Un- ioD, an organization composed of thousands of the loading manufactur- ers a'rirt mercbants of Germany, at present holding a meeting in this city today gave a remarkable demonstra- tion in favor of Einperor William and in recognition of his desire to carry out his imperial dutHis with Geneflt to the fatherland. Councillor Wirth, GEN. WILKINSON DEAD AT KENORA SERIOUS RUMOR FROM4ANAMA Panama Nov. re ports were in circulation here tonight to the effect that what is the South Tow of the Gatun daxn the Panama canal had sunk. At the same time there was a rumor that an underground lake had been, found at a depth of 256 feet. The dam at Gatun already has been built about 40 feet above the sea level. To Abolish Patronage St. John, N.B., Nov. 23.-Hon. Mr. Pulley announced here today patronage lists would be abolished in hi.s department immediately, and tenders calling for wherever A JOB AT OTTAWA. Ottawa, Nov. F. A. Jour- neaux, for several years past presi- dent of the Ottawa Reform Associa- tion, has been appointed collector of Customs of the port of Ottawa, in succession to Mr. J. W. Russell, who retired. FIRE AT VANCOUVER Vancouver, Ji. C., Nov. tarted at 1 o'clock this morning at the Royal City mills on False Creek and by 3 a.m. little was left of the 'actory and planing department- but smouldering timbers. About :ee.t of lumber al.so went up. The loss is estimated at with considerable insurance. MORRIS LEFT Chicago, Nov. 1858 Nelson Morris was employed at the stock yards at 12 a month. Today an in- ventory of the estate of the late pack- er was filed 'or probate showing a property valuation of OLD TORONTONIAN DEAD. Toronto, Nov. 24. George C'ole- fifty years a well known baker and confectioner here, is dead, aged 81 vears. TO SATISFY LAND HUNGER OF IRISH Another Land Bill Introduced In the British House Of Commons Great Outlay Of Money London, Nov. Irish land bill to facilitate the carrying out of previous land purchase 3ct, was introduced in the. House of Cojn- mons tonight by Chief Secretary for Ireland, Birrell. .The chief secretary dealt in huge figures. He said that lie found that the estimate of made by one of lias predeces- sors, Geo. Wyndham, as the amount necessary to satisfy the land hun- ger of the tenants was totally ..inade- quate. be re- quired for this end. The contemplat- ed transfers o! land up to Oct. 31st represented which had practically exhausted the amount realized from' the issues of land stock. Pending transactions repre- senting the government intended to raise the money neces- complele these transactions, niirtit did not hesitate to ask of the of Commons to add materially to the burdens of the Imperial ex- BURGLARSHOT WH1LEONTHE RUN Rosthern, Saslt, the Scene Of a Middle- Of -Night Tragedy chequer which he liability ior the i ..i. S11VUIU entire loss sary to leaving dealt with later. The secretary then said he had by the iasut of the stock below par. This loss would total a year, which he proposed the Imperial exchequerer should life from the shoulders of the Irish tax payers. Continuing the chief secre- tary said the Government proposed to ask for power cultivated grazing of Ireland which had been such a bone of contention and which had led to such lawlessness in recent years. He said that about half the atrricultural land in Ireland had al- ready passed or was in the course of passing from the landlord to ten- nant and the vast 'progress in this Rosthern, Sask., Nov. at- tempted burglary of E. E. Ruttle's general store here had a fatal termin ation in the early hours of this morn, ing. It appears that Mr. Euttle, who has a burglar alarm in his res- idence connected with the store about a quarter of a mile away and was awakened about two o'clock in morning by the ringing the bell. Calling one of his clerks, named Ta- del, he quickly dressed and hurried to the store. Ruttle went to guard the rear of the premises while Tadel went to the front. Tadel found a man standing in front of the store arid on asking him what he was do- ing, received the reply, "Nothing." On Tadel moving closer to see to whom he was speaking, the man ran into the store to warn his accom- plice. Tadel then whistled to Ruttle and on hearing this both men made a rush through the front door, one oi them firing two shots at Tadel, which passed close to his head but did not hit him. Tadel who had brought his rifle in case of emergency then fired in self defence. One of the men ran about thirty yards and fell in a heap. His companion rushed up to his fall- en comrade, secured his revolver and disappeared. When picked up the in- jured man was breathing but expired on the way to the town hall. En- quiry reveals tnat the 5rct seep of t'ae men was on Saturday night when ubout 11 o'clock they entered the Queens Hotel and applied for tooms. Deceased registered as W. F. Ames and his companion as W. F. Calfrey. They gavy up chair room on Sunday morning, stating they intended to to acquire the un- lands of the west Lieut.-Col. George E. Thais, chief proposed an issue of new three about to be direction would be an economic and political blunder of the first mag- nitude. John Redmond the Nationalist lead- leave town, but on .Sunday evening again registered at the Queens. Out., Nov. 5.30 yesterday nftc-rnoon Lieut.: General Sir Homy Wilkinson, K.C., died at the age of sixty-nine. Deceased had been ailing for the past few weeks, but improved Saturday and left his bed'-Sunday morning. FTo had a re- lapse ninl took to bod, .and became unconscious. General Wilkinson was engineer of the Panama canal commis si on telephoned to the. Associated Press that a slide had occurred at Gatun, but that it was of no great being similar to others that have taken during the rainy season at several points along the canal. For the past twenty days it has been raining continually- throughput the republic. The Chagres river is flooded and all the rnUrond tracks at Gatun nre under water. The floor of the pumping station is submerged to depth of more limit fivo feet and the lock sites are also in flood. in addressing the delegates, said the thirtyreight years in active'service, recent misunderstanding between the Emperor and the people had been en- tirely dispelled -by Kis Majesty's self repression and spontaneous acts prov ed that he was animated by tho high- est ideals for the good of his people. A HARDWARE DEAL. Toronto, >Tov. is stated on good authority that the big hardware business of Rice Lewis and Co. is to be taken over by H, S. Howlancl and Co. PROCURATOR FOR ALBERTA Ottawa, ,.Xov. P. 0. Corn- ellier, bursar of Ottawa university, has been appointed procurator tor Alberta for the Oblate order. BUSY AT SYDNEY, N. S. Sydney, N. S., Nov. rail mill of the Dominion Iron and Steel Company has been put on a 24-hour shift, every available steel worker here being employed. Work is being rushed on the Punjaub, India, and New South Wales orders. ORTHERK TELEGRAPH LINE Edmonton, Nov. work of extending the Government telegraph line north from Athabasca Landing will bi> started next week this winter 75 miles long will be built from Athabasca Landing to Little River. This is in a direct line from the Landing to Lesser Slave Lake, to which placo the wire will bo extended next year. including the Mutiny, Afghanistan, Canadian Northwest frontier and gypt. Ho held several important commands in India and He spent the summer here looking after his mining interests. LIBERALS WILL PROTEST. Regina, Sask., Nov. elec- tion of A. E. Whitmore, who defeat- ed Hon. J. A. Calder in Milestone, will be protested by the Liberals. MR. C. C. HODGINS NOW A BURSAR Toronto, Nov. C. G. Hodg- ins, ex-M.P.P. has boon appointed Bursar of tli> Hospital for Epileptics at Woodstock In succession to the late John Ronan. Mr. Hodgins was twice defeated in North Middlesex and represented riding for '.'mo session of the Legislature. BAD MEN CONVICTED MILK DEALER KILLED. Winnipeg, Man., Nov. A. Frasr-r, proprietor of tho Gordon Height Dairy Co., while driving homo last night, was run down by a train at Rugby Junction, on the out- skirts of the