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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOt, I. ALBERTA, THUMOAY, NOVEMBER M, IMC. MO. MICHIGAN PUT UNDER A BAN TheCattle Quarantine Has Been Extended Into That State Now ianquetTo a Washington, D.- C., Nov. department of agriculture under 'tele- graphic instruction from Secretary Wilson today placed tho entire ol Michigan in quarantine, in aa concerns the interstate and foreign shipment of cattle, sheep and other ruminating animals anfl there- from, because of the prevalence of the foot' and mouth disease.; The' restrictions imposed are iden- tical with those applied to New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Baltimore, Md., Nov. loot mouth disease has been discover of cattle-on a farm near IJneboro, Carroll county, in tht. state, according to a report made to- day by'the state veterinarian. The cases have been isolated and-a guard maintained to see that infection does not spread beyond the' farm. The livi stock sanitary board decided tha i state quarantine is .not necessarj at this time. It is expected that the disease developed among some cat tie received from Buffalo Novembe 22nd. Buffalo, N. 'Y. Nov. Buffalo stock yards will be reopene aflair waa gotten up by a number of friends in the town who wished to show their approcia- ion of Mr. JPovah's worth. Dr. West wood presided at the bead of the ta- ble and speeches were made by y every one present. Thos Leyahon D. L. McPtteu and Alfred Davis gang .which were appreciatively re- ceived, Ail enjoyed! thernseiv.es though not a little regret wai ex- in Po- removal from Coleinan, he be- ng a resident here for the past' three years. Air, Po van recently resigned his position as treasurei- of the In- ternational Coal and Poke Co. atid will in future reside in Spokane where ho becomes manager for a ii'evr coal mining company. f AN OLD TIMER STRUCK BY TRAIN Alfred Wilson, Of Pin- cher Creek Meets WitaFatal Accident For GOT TWO MONTHS James Davies, an otd offender, who was one of the party caug-ht in the gambling joint the other night, wait unable to pay-his line as he promised and was yesterday sentenced, by Mag- istrates West andJHumphries to two months' imprisonment for unlawfully playing iti a common ganiblinpTiouse. STRIKERS WAR WITH SHERIFF Troops Called Out QwU Tronic h New Jersey Pincher, Creek, Nov. 25 at- ;eniptiug to cross the C. P. R. tracks n front of a freight train yesterday afternoon, Mr, Alfred Wilson, one of the first settlors in tins district, was fatally injured. The train, was stand- ing a short distance from the cross- ing when Mr. Wilson attempted to cross. The train started to back as be was half way across and caught the end of the wagon and upset it, throwing Mr. Wilson between the hor scs. One of the horses kicked him on the back of the head, fracturing his skull. The'horsts ran for about 200 yards, dragging the unfortunate man with them.. lie died this morning without regaining" consciousness. He WAS 52 years of age and. came to this country from Kingston, -Ont., with the in the year 1874. He leaves a "wife, and four The accident is n'.adc doubly sad as Mrs. Wilson has sick tor some time. >Ir. Wilson was iv very highly respect ed citizen of Pincher Creek and a gloom has-been, cast-over the whole district. The funeral will take place on Thure day afternoon from his late residence to the Church of -England where his brbther Oddfellows will conduct the service. the City Council The municipal atoctiou situation is beginning to aaaiiate definite shape. Aid.. Adams beaeiged with elect- ors yesUirdmyurtfinf him to stay on the coaacjl and not resign us he had intended. He decided to stay in as his improved health will permit of his giving proper attention to the duties 01 the office., iii. Hatch is definitely iii the field, his nomination paper having been signed this morn- ing. A requisition asking Aid. Cunningham to teejcv reflection is being largely signed, but not having been presented yet the Alderman will net say what he will do, though ho prefers to drop out. C: J. Kckstorrn has signified his to enter the field: in response to the urging of a largo number specially among the vorkingmen. 1C also understood that J. W. McNicol is being urged to be a candidate. It; .-is understood that both 0. B. Bawinau Wil- liam Oliver have agreed to the request of a great many and will be in the field. is the nominee of the North Ward ratepay- ers and David King .has announced NEW ROAD TO BE BUILT IN 1909 Reported That Alber- tA Will Have Line From North To South about fifty per cent.- of the receipts at Buffalo conic from Jlichigan routes Tiya -situation in r Michigan will rfr ceive close attention _.frojn. Federal NO TRUTH IN RUMOR London, Nov. is "no con- firmation here of the circulat- ed in America that King ManueUof Portugal has been attacked by a mob in the streets of Lisbon.. Manuel was at Oporto yesterday "viewing a garri- son there and' he met with a reception from the-assembled troops. Perth Amboy, N.' J., Nov. Following a pitched battle between sevon hundred" strikers and twelve deputy sheriffs today at the factory of the National Fire Proof Hoofing Company at Keasby, near here, in which, six of _tbe strikers were, shot down, C4overnor Fort, -in response tQi a call for troops despatched four com panies of, Mate- guards at Trenton to the scene and tonight the streets -are patrolled 250 soldiers.- :A- feeling of intense excitement prevails as the Toronto Women Are his desire to. ait. council. With Aid. A danus .remaining in the co uncil it will be; nijwMifiary to elect only four aldermen, "three for two years each and one lor one year. BOARD OF TRADE AND RAILWAYS A Calgary Newspaper Asks Board Of Trade To Assist IB Its Caapaicn Calgary, Nov. is reported .thut ihe construction of a new railroad rmifeing from the extreme north of Albert a. to the United States boundary will be undertaken next year and that its bonds will be guar- anteed by the Alberta government. No one knows the. exact route the road will follow but it is likely 'o start in the Peace Elver country and at Coutts south of ..Lethbridge. It will-tap the country east of the C. E., which at present is practically without, railway facilities. A TORONTO SUICIDE Toronto, .Ont., Nov. Batcher was determined to die. He piled four mattresses on a table at the back of his second hand furniture store on Queen street. This was under a gas get. Tht man then fixed rubber tube over one of the lights and put ihe other end in. his mouth turned .on the gas -and he was found in this position by his wife. He was dead. He had been despondent, he ing ill. v VANCOUVER CANDIDATES. Vancouver, Nov. S. Douglas Aldermen Stuart, Shipburn 01 lum are all formally announced to run for the mayoralty. The Calgary been try ing to work the" Lethbridge Board of Trade. to' calls "its council of the :board, led 0. F. P. -------1- 1 Conybeare, have to be work- ed into they know whut Nov. .._ v-- looks, to them ike 'a political move. A week ago Secretary Skeith Toronto, Ont ent women speakers interviewed, ex- press deep, resentment tike remarks of Aid .-Hales as to the Jn- temperar.ce -of women. Dr. Augusta Stowe Gullen, the woman 'suffragist, says iAW, Hales to remedy strikers declared -the deputies were the evils .of the men flourishing in not justified in firing upon them. Two of the wounded men are dying, in the hospital here and the four other men are wounded painfully. The strikers nearly all of whom are their midst., -Mrs. Flora-McD. Denni- aoni lecturer, says there are Toronto women, who "drink and-gamble, being the pampered society women and the .prostitute, class. Dr. Margaret Gor- ITALIAN WON FROM AMERICAN GAVE CHEQUES TO MARINE AGENT Manlta Winer Loses Dorado k Matched York, Nov. Pie defeated John J. Hayes of this city in the "renewal tho Marathon race at Garden tonight. The distance was 26 miles and 383 yards, the same rus the Olympian Marathon which Hayes won at London, last summer. Dor- ando in Uuvt.race fell from exhaus- tion and was helped across the lino but was disqualified. He proved to be master to- night as he held the lead front start to finish finally winning by about sixty yards. Hfcyes was in the leail five times during the race but only for a few seconds each time. foreigners, say that they were given, don says-temperance work is not aid- to understand before election that if ted by the attacks on "women. Taft -was elected their pay would be restored to a day. The situa- tion; became so serious that the sher- iff swore -in fifty deputies to guard tho factories. Early today the mob of strikers gathered around the fac- tory in Keasbj'. It was observed that the foreigners were armed with heavy iron pipes, pitch forks, clubs, stones; and, some of them showed re- volvers; the'..police say. Chief of Po- 1 ice when Bringing lunch, to the .de- puties was "threatened with personal injury. So :far as -strikers did not return the fire ..which in six of their number: being stricken, bj the bullets pf the State NationaF Guard.. ceived a telegram from; Calgary Herald, which intimated would like to; have- the co-operation of the Board of Trade in furtheriha their policy, and offering ;tb send a couple of speakers to .explain, it if board would call the meeting. A meeting of the Council was Keld last Friday, and the following reply was "The council of this Board; of Trade met this afternoon to consider your Old Timer Dead At Pincher Creek Revelation la the lopry Going On At St John, N.B. Bad Wreck On Great Northern .Man., Jfov. spe cial from Dennon, Minn., peopie were: injui ed, none seriously iii a wreck; at 4 o'clodc this morcing between a Great. Northern Coast Fly- er and a freight at Clontaraf, six miles west of that city: Following the collision tt fire started destroying three day coaches, one maiL one ex- press and two baggage cars, the lat- ter containing-about 500 pieces of baggage, the caboose and four freight cars, all loaded with lumber. Alberta Mine Changes Owners Spokane, Wash., Nov. the Piucher Creek Coa'j Mining ompany, Ltd., Derating near the town of Pincher Creelc, Alta. a now owned by Spokane capitalists, including former United States Sena- or George Turner, 0. G. Labaroe, R, D. Miller. L. Roy Slater, F. H. iraves, F. T. Post, and H. K. Greene The collieries have been under devel- opment for several years, and this work will be pushed to supply fuel or towns and cities in the inland empire. The new owners will build a-spur of two and "a naif miles to connect with the main line of the Ca- ladian "Pacific Railway. Mr. Laba- ree; who interested Canadian capital- sts in the International and Imper- al coal companies, is president of the new company. COMPELLED TO WAIICTM STREETS .TO KEEP THE MEN Ottawa, Nov. of the m'.ut important features of the award which has been given under the Lemieux act in the dispute between the Caa- adian Nortliern Railway and ite loco- motive engineers is the stipulation it makes that the railway company must provide adequate stopping plac- es for train crews along its road where they are forced to remain over, sometimes after a long trip in the most inclement weather. Some Visitors To the City Cannot Find Hotel Accom- modation APPOINT MAN FOR WEIGH SCALES Wise Action Taken At Special Meeting Of City Council A special meeting of the City Coun- cil was called last night to adjust if possible the difference between the Council and- the. Electric Compatiy regarding the amount, that- the COL-- pany should receive in debentures and what in cash for their plant. ttie members, were present but AU1. "What is the sense of giving pub- licity to remarked a prominent member of the Board of Trade to the Herald this morning, "when we cannot accommodate trav- ellers at our notels. weeks said the gentle- man, "scores of people have had to walk the streets of'the city at night not being able to find accommodati -n at the hotels. Last night people who came, in on one of the late trains had to the streets. Among them were two women with "This is the worst we could very sensibly business man. The mmi is right. Lethbridge hotel- men must increase their accommoda- tions at once or new hotels will be a necessity. The condition of affairs at present existing is entitled to serious consid- eration on the of the City Coun- cil and the Board of Trade. The re- port that is spr-iading over the coun- try that Lethbridge, a city of nea-ly seven thousand, cannot provide .ac- commodation 'or the travelling pub- lic and landseekers will give this cHy a black eye. BRANDON M. D. KILLED. Brandon, Man., Nov. Lee- son, of Beresford, who formerly prac- tised in Brandon, was almost in- stantly killed last night.v He was hauling .lumber, and Awhile getting up on the load slipped .and-fell under the wheels, which passed over his head. Dr. teeson-was a pioneer of this district, and widely known and popular in Manitoba. 1 St: John, Nov. this after- noon's session of the Marine inquiry, the evidence of McAuley contin- ued. McAuley identified several cheques which had been given to Hard ing, the St. John, agent of the de- partment. He. was disposed to con- tend that they vcere mevely friendty telegram of today. The question -s- cussed was the advisability of this board connecting itself ,with any movement which might be "of a pol ti- cal aspect. _: "It was decided by the to ask you to have your Board of Trade request us to act in the in which event we shall be pleased to do what we can to assist you." The .Herald evidently did not Like -view taken by the council, and telegraphed back on Monday this "The Herald has been conducting its campaign for railways :for three months on its own initiative, and at its own expense entirely. It clearly demonstrated the need for railways, -and that the se- curing of railways is the best b PUNS FOR NEW OPERA HOUSE Bating Will Be Somewhat Similar To Rayaood Theatre province can Our policy included better railway service for your immediate section. We offered to go down and explain Finchcr .Creek, Nov. The death advances jnnde to Harding entirely it to you and inviti- your co-operation of Albert occurred at the UTespective of the tnat lie "was However, tho Dorando's and Hayes' time time was 2.44.202-5, was 2.45.05 1-5. Ten thousand people watched the con test and while partisan feeling ran high, nothing more than good natur- cd raillery turned up at the outcome The last few miles of the race wen; exciting. In the 24th mile Hayes made another of the jumps to th front that had been springing at intervals during the race, but Dorati- do, running strong, cosily resumed the leadership In.the line, like_a flash. This was repeated a mile fur- ther on, Dorandb again proving the not an agent of the department and the -.pf his replies fiivnHy mov- home.of his sister, Mrs. Chas. Bcbo on Friday morning Jast an .ill-' of some The deceased Jed Mr- Perron, to ask, "Now Mr. Mc- was in his 48th year and came to this country about twenty-five years ago and took up homestead near G-Sllingham. He was married in 1880 to Liza Rearclon who sirvives him and five children. He leaves six bro- thers, Jaoies, Robert, William, Rich- ard, Stewart and Alfred, one sister, Mrs. Belw. all of this district. The fun cral took place on Saturday and was very largely attended. Interment took place in tho Episcopalian ceme- tery. v- yourself. Would you have dom; the same ing had hot been the "No, you know would not. If you sp.y you wou'.c1 T would not believe you. TCu must judge by ordinary dealings in every- day life and. the ,nul facts. The inference .5 too to bother further today." CONFERENCE POSTPONED Ottawa, to the death of members of the royal family of China and the consequent mourning, the date of the internation- ed in 2.36.57 1-5. Hayes in tho last half mile and the won handily by about sixty yards. Dorando's time was nearly eleven minutes faster tonight than Hayes made when he won the Marathon race at Shepard's Bush. Hayes covered distance then in 2.55.1-8. Ottawa, Nov. E. Cyr, e M.P. for Provenchet, Man., has. be appointed an immigration ageui for Canada in France. poned from January 1 to February 1st. BROUGHT BACK TO 'PEG LAKE IS SAFE. Moosomin, Sask., Nov. 2G.--The re- count in Qu'Appollo is completed. S. Lakt-. M.PJ has r, majority 52. Poor Parade your assistance, much it woulc appreciate and value your co-opera lion, and if your altitude in..the mm ter is indicated by your letter, you do not -see tit to change it, w-. will let the matU'r drop so far as 'lit Lethbridge country is concerned Answer today." Tn reply to this President Conv beare sent tho following message ye? "This Board 01 Trade is anxious to co-operate in any move ment for '.lie benefit, of Alberta, bu desires to keep clear of any politic complications. Would be very plea? ed to do what you desire if asked b a non-political body." Sam Griffiths, of Coutts was in the city yesterday and approved of Ar- chitect Rolfsoh's plans for the Opera House he is building here on Bympas The building- will be similar to the opera house being built in liny- nond, though a trifle smaller. It is to be a two-storey brick struc turo, no by 125 feet, Facing on Bom- pas St. In front will be the maia entrance and two stores, cnch twenty feet deep. The auditorium will be semi-circu- lar, seventy feet by fifty feet, and will twenty-seven feet high in the centre. The stage will be thirty feet deep and the full width of the build- ing. The capacity of the auditorium will be about eight hundred. A building such as this will supply a long felt wont in the city and it is good news to know that Mr. Griffiths intends rushing its construction at once: v'The "Gcmncil had offered the com- pany debentures for the'price of the plant, exclusive of extensions and supplies. They heH that this is all they could legally pay [or in debentures according to the contract. The company claimed that the whole purchase price, should be paid for in debentures if the company "desired. Messrs. Reeve and' Nourse were present to present the company's case-. After a good deal of discussion the Council agreed to increase the amount to be paid in debentures to It is not tli ought that the company will accept the offer. The Council spur track for a while, but nothing was done. Jos. Stewart was appointed to nt- tend to the weigh scales until the new scales are available at the mar- ket.- It was decided to pull up the pipe in the gas well. The city, and the Electric Co. each own a part of the casing, and will share the expense rf taking it out. KEEP OFF BOULEVARDS. Yesterday information was laid by Hugh Scott, superintendent of the city' local improvements against one of Martin Hendricks' teamsters nam- ed Dunphy, for .driving across a bou- levard. This morning he was assess- ed the costs of the court and let go with a warnings He pleaded that be was a stranger in the city. SENIOR HOCKEY FOR THE CTTY Proposal To Form a League With Madeod and Packer WELSH WON Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. Mayor Going To Welsh won the decision over Abo At- w-ti nt the end of the fifteenth round. The Pincher Creek Hockey Club have addressed the following letter to H. Nicholson regarding the for- mation of a hockey league: P.ncher Creek, Nov. 24th, OS. Bear Nicholson: The Pincher Creek Hockey Club would like to know a league could be formed to take in Macleod, Leth- bridge and Pincher Creek. It, was proposed at our meeting that if double schedule could be arrXngied it would be more in our interests and those of the other clubs than if we were playing in a five team league. Will you please place this before a meeting of your hockey dab. Pkase answer at once if you think there is a possibility of starting the league. Yours truly, K. P. Stewart, 3ec.-Treas. Pincher Creek Hockey Club. "SVe presume that Mr. Stewart makes reference to senior teams in the towns 'which he has named. There London, Nov. of the unemployed of London 'c-ftrrying a Mayor Henderson has booked pass- ago on the Empress of IrelandT sail- largo banner bearing the words "work inj? from St. Tolm. N. R.. on Winnipeg, Man., Nov. Hal-j or marched through tho 11. Tie will cccompank-d on his two months" ;r-ff to the Old Cotmlry by Mrs. -Miss El to. '.nri lot arrived ycsterdaj from Tonrontc iti j fashionahlc districts of the city thisj charge of Jacob Sandel of the Pro- vincial Government on the charge of manslaughter as a result of the death of Miss Kate Poison, recently run down on the streets. He was liber- ated on bail. morning. This is the first of a ser- ies of similar demonstrations. Speaking of the occasion one of the leaders said, "We are going to lot the west end know that the docs not intend to starve." Master Frcri. Ail Tvcs xv-U v. ing Mayor until the end "f the Tho Rjjou theatre in tho Hill, block is to bo converted Into two stores. Kean Corner A an in Aid. Cunningham has sold to P. Burns Co. thfi two lots on the cor- ner of Round and Dufierin Streets that he bought from the es- tate a few days ngo. The price paid has not been made public. Tho chasers have not announced their plans for the lots but it Is well known thai they have to vacate their present premises in the Coaldale Block from the end of April. Premier Selects His Cabinet Premier Shepherd, the leader of tbe Government in the Y-M.C. Mock Par- liament, has completed his cabinet and it is generally considered to b: a very strong administration. The Premier will be president of the Council. The cabinet as announcH Premier and President of the Cou.v S. J. Shepherd. Minister of C. V. Bennett. Minister of W. IV Dobbin. Minister of the H Whitmore. Minister of Trade and Hon. Dr. 0. J. Courtice. Minister of Public E. S. Jackson, Minister of Wm Isaac. Minister of Railways and Canals-- Hon. D. H. Elton. Minister of Militia and.Defence an'l Secretary of R, V. Gib-1 the juniors only, but there is a great bons. I possibility of a senior hockey club Geonre j being foraed here this winter. There Bannerman. at tho present time enough exper- The name of the Minister of hockey players to make thigh has not been a senior hockey team formed in Lethbridge as yet. Hockey iast year was played by will not be announced until after the1 class team. The weather prophets department has been authorized 9ay we nre going to have A cold and Parliament. A well known labor nun prolonged winter, and with this en- is slated for the position. 'couragcmcnt for ice, which is the Tho. opening of Parliament tonight chief question that has to be con- will doubtless call forth a large it remains for some one portion of the brains and fashion i t0 the initial steps to frame up. the city to the Y.M.C. rooms, which a team. The Y.M.C. or one oftfcft will be open to the public for the cor1 other clubs of the city should lasion. 1 this consideration. ;