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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta rcovinotal Ubtui; Dia 17 w lEe Lethbridge DaOy Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY. NOVEMEER, 25, 1008. NO. 293. Will STAY WET Local Option Measure Was Defeated In Close Vote Spoeiiil to Tlio Tlorulcl. (JUiiTHliolin, Altn., Nov. 24.-Gn'ttt oxcitftini'iil was eniisod in ClnreHliolm today l�y the voto, on local option. In fact tlio Dominion i'lcction in lliis rospcet took a bnel? sonl nltoKCtlmr. Hiwijn'sa wiis ni. u staudBtlll nnd from ttio tinif. tlic polls opened till the elos^i.' the workwTS on both sides wore busy. Tlie prohibitioni.sts wore iiuictly confident ot succpss while the other side reckoned on polling about 120 votes. A InrKO crowd awaited the result whicli ' .vas announced at 6.'15 as follows: FOR LOG AT, OPTrON-91. AGArNST-97. Total poll 18S. The result wim thu.s very close although of course tlio prohibitionists required 113 to win. The election will have considerable influence on the forthcoming municipal election and with the cleavuc;e of parties nnd the position taken up on either side by different citizens, much bad fooling will be caused for the future. JOHN D.'S MONEY He In Invests Standard Oil Profits Railroad Stock New York, Nov. 24.-Closing his testimony in the federal suit to dissolve the Standard Oil company, John 1>. Rock"feller threw some un-expi^cted light on the long di.scus-sed question of what channels of 'v\-vestment he turns his tremendous earnings from the oil combination. Mr. Kockefelled was loth to state the names of the, railroads in which his investnienl.'i were made, but did so after entering his objection. He de-plure men, 12H woman and 20 children. For the ror- _ 1 responding period of In.st year the i.Ia|)aneso immigration wiis 0,(VI8, a Considerable Damage Done the complete effcctivoncss of the nr- Dl Ca ^ J I T 'I I'angcmcnt coMCliidod liy Hon. Kud- --DiaZe Jiafied in iailOr "�''�'^ Lemlou.x with the .rai>aneso goe ernmcnt to restrict immigrntion. Shop DISEASE IS STILL SPREADING I'.iist, lJ\i(Tiito, N. Y., Nov. 24.- l'',ight. hiM-ds of cattle at Akron, which were found to 1)0 inflicted with tho diseuse have Ijcoa killed and tho only known cases which now exist ore (hose discovered in four herds of cattle neai- I/()ckpf)rt, Jntl., and near Venn Yann, N. Y. Federal volorin-nrians are now investigating these cases. Oeti-oit. Nov. 24.-On five farms in Livonia township today were found 100 cattle infected with foot nnd nunilh disease. Hnirlsburff, I'a., Nov. 2-1.-Tonight the slate live stock board ot which Dr. r^onard Parson is tho executive ofl'icer issued an order extending to the mails of nil counties where dis-nr-lease prevnils a y ior thr purpose of con,i.K'r-alarin. Some ont, finally ran to thoi'"*-' '"'^"^"res to cope with the nativ,. tho hall and the chemical enRino was!'l'^"f''''tiusiness of tho city, lloth gentlemen arc well and favorably known and no doubt will get a fair .share of this trade. Both are experienced draymen nnd luivo established a reputation for being of an obliging disposition. .Tames Jt. Manknell was u]) before .Tudgo Winter in the District Court on a charge of attemiiting to commit suicide. The .Tudgo lot him olT ou suspejidod sentenco and bound him over to keep the peace toward himself for a year. Home of the young man's friends went surety for him. Geo. A. 'J'liompsou of ilfedicinc Hut formerly of the tlerald stalT, is .sjx'nil-ing a few tlays in tho city bofoi-e going oast to .spend Christmas at his homo in Woodstock, Out. Lovers of Scottish and Irisli songs will have another opportunity (onight of hearing Miss Lejui Dii-ihie.. who appeared here ln�t eve i-ing. Miss Duthio is an accomplished singer, one of the be�t who has ev t eome to the city, and is most highly spoken of in (the places whe.'e she has already ajjpeared. The entertainment she gave last evening was of a decidedly high order and worthy of a larger house than was present. There is uo doubt that if the people of this city really knew ot Miss Duthie's excellenoo as nn artist, Oliver's Hall will be filled to the doors tonight. Port An Prince. Nov. 25--The report that General I^couto tho Haytlan mlu istcr of the interior had Ijeen killed at .loremio, was confirmed today. Upon arriving at .Toromio ho found tho government gun nt Ci-oiant ashore. He at onze accused tho commander. Captain Ostema, of treason, and refusing to listen to reason to any explanations, ho forthwith had him executed. ,\.fter this Minister Leconte lajidod at .Teromio tor tho pur po.so of recruiting men in the town, to fight against flio rebels under Ceneral Somon, the leader of tho movement against President Nord Alexis. .Some of tho people ot Ijeremlo protested against the course and Alin Ister Leconte selected two of the most prominent'Haytians and had them executed. The.Hc outrages so aroused tho poopKi that they armed themselves hastily and advanced against Leconte and his troops. There was prncticull.A' no rcsi.stanco. Lucoato was taken )>risoner and in his turn executed by a I'uslludo on tho same wharf whore ho had caused the killing of Ot.sema and, tho two citizens. Another imtiortant business site has changed hands, Aid, K. A. Cunningham having purchased the two lots on the northwest corner of Round and Dufforin Sts. from the Kcan estate. Tho price is understood to have been in tho neighborhood ot ten thousand dollars. ,i alarmingly on the increase. f.asl night the Hengaii made un unsuccessful attemi)t to kill Public In tho meantime, Hut ton and Sad-J''ro.-secutor Hume wRli a bomb in a owski got the bulk of their goods | niilroud carriage near Agunipa. There out; the former losing only his trim-j t'"'''" """t Europeans in the muig material, while the latter was'carriage at tho same time, none of unable to get his stock of hoots and | "''o'" �'ere injuied. shoes out. Tho fire did not get into tho lattor's store but much damage was done by water. Ilochon's was flooded out, there being inches ot water on the tloor. They got tho most ot their stock out, however. Handford will lie a heavy loser, the moke being so dense that it was im-possiblo for him to get anything out but his largo lens. A yeor ago last .hinuary, this block received a similar scorching but was repaired. 'The block i.s badly damaged in tlie rear although tho front suffered little. The Itochons place their loss at $j,000, covered by insurance. Lust Monday night Diritrict .Super-iutendetit Clough was murdered by u native nt Lyallpur. A native ap-l)roaeh(^l the superintendent while he was asleep ;uid cut open bis lieiid with a spade. The police are takiiij; remarkable precautions to safeguard Lord Minto and this is regari]ed as .significant. POSTMASTEFi SUSPENDED l^osthcrii, Sask.. Nov. 25.-IVndiug ill) invi'sti.L'atioii iiifn the theft of moiii y iroin tin; Duck Lake I'ost-udici', t>t. Den'iis the postmaster has belli suspended from the position and tins Fouriiier of Duck Lake liiis I.....n !ii)|)(iiiit> leadeis anxious In fniiiciil trouble' for the fmperifil tlovf'iniiient and b'.cked by seditious lliiuln organizatio'is in t.'liieiigo and Si'attN' eontiime tlieir present altitude of opposition to the project of the migration of the �polony to r.riti.^h llondur.is, many of them nuiy bi: deported to India by the immigration departmeni as being undesirable and depend.iiits on the public charity. that their buiuls b' guarantee I) cme in!.' ihe country in the number we require. "To get horn'11 Icrs today they will have to gr, hinting at the' [xissible German invasion of England said that a million men wero needed (ui shore to protect England from such a contingency, has aroused considerable interest here. The moat complete reserve, however, is maintained in oflieial quarters. Certain newspapers consider that that Lord Roberts could have chosen a better time than the present to further the projioganda for his favourite idea, ;iamely the introduction of universal military service in I'higland. Efforts are now bidng made to bring about less distrustful relations between the two countries and these might suffer from the emphasis on the necessity of British armaments against a posible invaa-ioii. . IMMIGRANTS O. K. Ottawa, Nov. 24.-The immigration deportment has sent out circulars to tho farmers throughout the country with whom immigrants have been placed during the past year asking for a report as to tho success to which the emigrants recently arriving have been adapting themselves to the conditions in this country. The reports so far are nearly all favorable and only a very small percentage of the new arrivals are found to be unsuited to tho work. MUST BE WESTERN MAN. Ottawa, Nov. 24.-There is no scarcity of aiiplicants for the vacancy on the Board of Railway Commissioners cre.ited by tho death of Hon, Thomas Green way. Hon. George H. Afiirrny, Premier of Nova Scotia, is .said to he in the field as an applicant for the commissionership, but the obstacle to his appointment is that the position belongs to a western mail. A FIREMAN'S BRAVE DEED New York, Nov. 25.-Lowering liim-.self over the cornice of a five storey tenament house and dangling 75 *e(2t iibovc the sidewalk, Frank Semlie, a fireman early today by desperate ef-�flort^; prevented David Lynjch, hfs wifi! and five children from leaping from tho window to escape the flames that were creeping up behind them. OFFICIALS SUSPENDED. SI. John, Nov. 24.-Ah a result of the marine enquiry wliich opened here this morning, it is understood lunight that Hon, Mr. Brodeur has suspeiid(!d F. J. Harding, agent of the deimrtmeiit at St. John; and Maleoin .\. Morris, engineer of the llsheries protection steamer Curlew. CANNON FAVORS TARIFF REVISION Wa.shington, D. C, Xov. 2."i.-U|Km returning to Washiiigtim yesterday afternoon for the coming session of Cmigress, .Siicaker Cannon issued a statement in which ho declared that he was in favor of un honest rovision of tho turitr. He added' that tho peo-j)lo luivo voted for a I'ovisiou and he believed that they should got the right kind of turllT that they voted for. WHAT GERMANY WANTS. Berlin, Nov. 24.-Various Chambr>rs of t'ommerce in Germany are pcti-li(uiiug till! Imperial Secretary of Posts to establish, in the interest of trade, a two-cent postage rate between Germany and the United States such as now exists between England and the United States. SLAUGHTER THE CATTLE. l,(..iHlon, Nuv. 24.-The Board of -Vgriculture has ordered the slauglit^n' without delay of tho cattle on board the four steamers that have arrived in England since the board issued its ordei'B prohibiting the importfttion of cattle from Now York and Pennsylvania. London, Nov. 24.-Sir Algernon Blorthwick, the first Baron Gleu-skate, tho editor of the Morning Post, died tonight. He wa.s born in 1830,, ;