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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL, I, LfTHBRIDGC, ALBtRTA. WEWifiOAY, NOVEMBER, 26, IMS. NO. 213. CLARESHOLM WILL STAY WET Local Option Measure Was Defeated In Close Vote Special to The -Herald. Glarcsholui, AHa., Nov. cxeitenir-nt was caused in Claresholw today by the vote on local option. In fact the Dominion election ia this respect took a back wat altogether Business. a standstill fine MACLEOD CURT WAS ACQUITTED from the lime the polls opened til the close the workers on both sides were buhy. The prohibitionists were quietly confident of success while the other result was thus very al- though of course the prohibitionists required J13 to win. The election will have considerable influence on the forthcoming munici- pal election and with the cleavage of parties and the taken up oa either side by different citizens, much bad feeling will be caused for the 'future. MackxxJ, Nov. H. Jeffrey aoiuiUed yesterday by Judge Stuart lu Court, He vaid tluit while there was no doubt that the icciawV took goods from the Hudson's '.3ay Co. for whom he was c.lerkiog, the Crown had not auy fraudulent intention. There is no doubt but-what Jeffrey intended to pay for the goods but exteodrxl his own. credit without authority or! right. The accused had acted very foolishly biit not criminally. The evidence brought out somewhat startling disclosures of looseness in the business methods of the Hudson's Bay ,.Company's- store, making suuh actions as Jcffry's possible. There are rumors that some mem- jers. of the .Company's store staff will LORDS QUASH BAD WRECK BILL A Measure Of British Government Was Defeated JOHN D.'S MONEY He. Invests Standard- Oil Profits in Railroad 'Stock New York, Nov. his London, Xov. a large ma- jority a meeting of two hundred mem bers of the House of Lords decided in favor of rejecting the licensing bill summarily when brought up for its second rending. As the minority are .in'-a ..strong in the Upper House, there will be no dif acuity in on account of with .the company. out any radical- legislation distasteful to them. ON THE I.C.R. St, John, Nov. Maritime Express wkich.Kteft; Mxmcton iast uight was badly At f'vo" DLUUV men and 26 children. For the cor- East BuiTuio, Y., Nov. Eight herds of cattle at Akron, which were found to be inflicted with the disease have been killed and the only kcvown cases which now exist ore chose discovered in four herds of cattle near Lockporh, Jml., and near Perm Yahn, N. Y. Federal veterin- arians are now investigating these cases. Detroit, Nov. five farms in Livouia township today were found 100 cattle infected with foot and mouth disease. Harrisburg, I.'u., Nov. state live stock board of which FARTHING THE CHOICE FOR BISHOP Kingston Rector Chosen By Synod Of Montreal period of last yonr the Dr. Leonard Parson is the executive .1.Japanese immigration was a Done -Blaze Stated In Tailor officer .issued an order extending to decrease this year of showing the roads of all counties where die- the complete effectiveness of the ar- case prevails a quarantine against iiontreal, Quo., Nov. 24. Far thing, of Kingston, was elected Bishop of Ontario, on the eleventh ballot of the diocesan synod shortly j after six o'clock this afternoon. Up to the tenth ballot Dean Evans of Montreal had a majority of the cler- ical vote while Dean Farthing had a rangement concluded by Hon. Rud- driviug cattle unless a permit is se- olphe Lemicux with the Japanese goi' cured. It is one- of the most sweep- eminent to restrict immigration. {ing ever adopted in this country. Liverpool Steamer Burned Off the Island Of Malta No Opportunity To Rescue Passengers of Malta, Nov.! two Hundred passengers and crew of the'Ellerman line steam- er Sardinia are' believed to have per- when the steamer was destroyed by just after she had sailed for Alexandria, Egypt. She was "scarcely ;i mile off Grand Har- bor when the first sign of fire testimony in the federal "suit but -with a strong wind to solve the Standard Oil company, John Rockefeller threw some un- expected light on the long discus-' 1 sed question of what channels of in- vestment he turns his tremendous earnings from the oil 'combination. Mr. 'Rockefelled was Joth to state the names of the railroads in which his investments were made, but dfd -so afler entering his" objection. He de- -i clored that his holdings [.in railroads consisted, chiefly in bonds. He named the Delaware, Lackawana and York Central; Penn- sylvania Western MLs- houri Pacific. Texas and PacificYand Southern. fan the flames the whole ship was ablaze and the passengers and crewr had s-carcely a chance for their lives. There was a wild panic on. hoard as the rapidly spreading flames drove the passengers to the Tails and many not waiting for the boats to be low- plunged into the sea. Scores are1- believed to have been drowned. Others" trapped by the fire lit- erallv roasted to deatK. There were many crafts in .the harbor at ths time of the -disaster and a numberTjf tugs and other swift small vessels rushed to the assistance of the im- perilled liner. The high sea and half gale which prevailed at the time, however, made it impossible for them even 'to "reach the Sardina and they could do little in relief. The Sardina's cre-w nxun- bered 44-and 20'first and six class passengers 'embarked at Liver pool. Most of her other- passengers undoubtedly Maltese and Egypt- ians. Many of these people cross on the- steamers of .this line from Mai ta to Alexandria. It is their custom to pitch their terns on the deck fo shelter during the four days trip. The decks were crowded and this- cpndi tion made clearing of the shipm.ost-difficult. Thev Begin, block- received another porchlug this nKtniog about asc nine. The .block is occupied byj he llochon Candy-Kitchen, in .the A. Hwttoe; tailor and W. Sadowski, C furnisher on. the ground floor and >V. W. Handforfi, photographer, upstairs Mr. Handforti just returned from, breakfast wb6iai.'.he noticed smoke coming up into ins studio. He call- ed down to .-the working below and they noticed, at. the celling that smoke was from, the wall. The stove on which.' they had TO SAFEGUARD LORD INTO Uprising In India Gets More Serious All the Time Officials Slain By the Natives majority of the vote. On the tenth ballot the Evans forces showed signs. of breaking up and end of the fight came with the 'eleventh bal- lot when a sufficient- number uf the clerical delegates deserted "Dean. ans to elect Dean Farthing. Dean Farthing, before going to Kingston, was rector of Woodstock, Out, LORD ROBERT'S SPEECH Nov.; situation in India has not "shown such a men- acing situation of uprisings as it does today, in1 many years past. 5 and attempts on the lives pressing irons stands close to 'officials and civilians are of almost daily occurrence. Lord Minto the Viceroy of India, returned here today from the north cutting short- his excursion into this wall, there being only an inch or two between the stove and the wall. Ripp ing off a board tney could see the! fire inside the partition. All hands got busy removing goods before anyone thought of giving the _ alarm. Some one finally ran to thej firo hall and. the chemical engine was territory for the purpose of consider- measures, to cope with the native which the authorities oa the scene before-the fire bell rang.) l have been forced to recognize is The', fire being in'the partitions was j alarmingly on the increase. hard to trefat-and it took a lot of! Last" nighi.-the. Bengali made an hose get theJire extinguished, [unsuccessful attempt to kill Public la the meantime, >utton and Sad-1 rrosecutor .Hume wkh a bomb in owski got the bulk of their goods {railroad carriage near Agurapa. There the former losing onlv. his trim- j were three other-Europeans in the mihg materitU, whih.' -tie latter was WAS KILLED KILLING 0 KEAN CORNER HAS BEEN SOLD THE JDEAO INzARKANSAS. Litle Rock. Ark.r Nov_ known dead number-sixteen while unconfirmed reports declare that six other persons lost their lives as a) result of the storm which swept over parts stale Monday.- SHERIFF OF ESSEX COUNTY Windsor, Nov: has been received here tliat J. E. has been appointed sheriff Essex county, succeeding the late sheriff Her, who died last Friday. Mr. D'- Avignon conducted a driig business in this caty for thirty years. Haytsaas Deal With a Cmel Cabinet Min- ister FORRESTER WiTHDRAWS Man., Nov.. 34- last night, G. H-Fonrester, who nns been an active and aggressivcj cantli- date for the mayoralty: pi-Winnipeg ever since the- municipal campaign opened, decided to .withdraw. Port Au Prince, Nov. report that General.Lecoute the Haytiaii min ister of the interior .had beeu killed at Jeremle, was confirmed today Upon arriving" at 'Jereniic he found tho .government gun 7 at.-., Croiant ashore. -He at.onze accused the com Captain. Ostcma.j o and, refusing to listen to reason Jto any he forthwith :hax Him executed. After this Lcconte landed, at "Jcremie for the pu of recruiting men in. the town against the rebels' unde j carriage at the: same time, none o Enable "to "ge7his'stock "oflibots were injured. v slioes out. The fire did not get in- to the latter's store but much dam- age was done by water. Hochpn's j was flooded out: there being inches of water on the floor. They got tho! most of their Handford will be a heavy -loser, the moke Ixiing so dense that it was im- possible for him to get; anything out Last Monday night District Super- intendent Clough was murdered by a native at Lyallpur. A native Jip- proachfyl" the superintendent while tie was asleep and cut open his head with a spade. The police are taking remarkable, precautions to safeguard Lord Minto and this is regarded as significant. POSTMASTER Kosthein, Sask... Nov. ixn investigation into "the theft rtioney irom the Duck Lake Post- office.. St. Dcnuis the postmaster has been .suspended from the position and Gus Fournier of Duck Lake has been appointed to take charge of the ofSce. The specific charge ii the theft of irotn a .ter sent-from Alberta to Kil- winning. German Newspapers Think It Was Delivered at Inopportune Time Berlin, Nov. speech livered in. the British-House of Lords Fip-ld Marshall Lord Roberts, in vhich the speaker, hinting .''fit possible Gorman invasion of Eh'g- and said that a million men were needed on shore to protect England rom such a contingency, has aroused considerable interest here. The most omplete reserve, however, is main- :ained in official quarters. Certain newspapers consider .that that Lord Roberts could have chos- en a better time.than the present to further the propoganda for his fa- vourite namely "the :introduc- tion of universal military; service in England.' Efforts are BOW being made to bring about less relations between the two. countries and these might 'suffer from the em- phasis on the' necessity of British armaments against a posible invas- LoLl. OLD TIMER IS DEAD AT MACLEOD Another important business .site has changed Aid. E. A. Ctra- having; purchased the two ots-oa the .northwest corner of Bound, and Duffcrin Sts. from the Ccan estate.. The price is understood to have-been, in. the neighborhood of tea thousand dollars. but his. large lens. A year ago last block received a similar scorching. but was repaired. The block is badly. damag- ed in. the rear although, the front suffered little. The Rochons place their loss at covered by insurance. UNCLE SAM (Special to the Herald.) ilacleod, Nov. Macdonald one the oldest timers died hrr last night. He broke his leg some few days ago, and blood poisoning set in. Much sjTnpathy is felt for his wife and family. AND JAPAN Reported Agreement Between the Two About Im- migration MORE RAILWAYS FOR Announcement Of Great ImportancerTo This Province Is Made By Premier Rutherford Aggressive Railway Policy IMMIGRANTS K. Ottawa, Nov. immigra- tion department has sent lars to thev farmers throughout the cbur.try with'whom immigrants have been placed during the past year asking lor a report as to the success to which the emigrants recently ar- riving bave 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 the work. Honolulu; Nov. 24. (Via San Fran- Hawaii Hinpo, the lead- ing Japanese daily newspaper pub- lished in Hawaii has received from Tokio correspondents what purports to bo the reading of the treaty be- tween Japan and the United States regarding coolie emigration. It says that the signing ot the treaty is not to bo announced -until next Febru- CITY "AND. DISTRICT- Messrs. ,J. Patterson: have Phillips and A. L. purchased the Stvr Transfer Co. 's outfit ind! solicit- ing a share of the drayfng .business .of the city. Both gentlemen are well to fight 1 General movement against President Nord Al- exis. Some of the people of Leremie protested against the course ister Leconte selectetl two of the moet prominent" Raytians and hatl ecuted, These outrages so aroused the people that they thcm- Edmoriton. Nov. is country whose resources and agricul- nnd favorably- known ami no doubt will get a fair share of this trade. Both are experienced draymen and have established a reputation for being of an obliging disposition. Jmncs. .M._.MankhcH was up before Judge Winter m the District Court of Otsema and; the two citizens oh a charge of attempting to com-! mit suicirle. The Judge let him off ou suspended scntoncc nnd bound him over to kecji tho pence toward him- self for a year. Some of ihs: youna: man's friends went surety for him. So'raon, .the leader of the have the railways it needs." This was -the important announce- ment handed out by Premier Ruther- ford this..morning and the policy of the Government to bring this about was outlined m these words: "I, and my colleagues have given tlic railway question a" great deal of thought and have-thoroughly weighed the advantages .of immediate railway construction; A policy of railway ex- tension throughout all parts of the province has now been decided upon, and you are at liberty -to say that I will give my best to the advancement oi this project." A Department of Railways. selves hastily and advanced against Leconte nml" his troops. There was practically no" resistance. Lecontc was taken prisoner and in nis turn executed by a fusiladc oir the wharf where he had caused the kill- Goo. A. Thompson 01 iretiicinc ITat formerly of the Herald staff, is spend-; ing a few days in the city before ing spond Christmas at his home in Woodstock, Out. Lovers of Scottish and songs will have another opportunity tonight of hearing Miss Lena fhiA tpfift ofSrwiftTiMt ing. Miss Duthie is an accomplished singor, one of the best who hns o.vor come lo the city, and is most high- ly spokc-n of in whore she hns already appeared. The on- tortninmcnt she gave last evening was of a decidedly high order and worthy of a larger houso than was present. There is no doubt that if the people of this city really knew of Miss Duthie's excellence as an CAR BURNED. Halifax, Nov.. car shops of tho Rhodes, Crirry Co., at-''Amhc-rst. were destroyed of unknown origin tonight, with loss of NO POSTOFFICE FOR NORTH WARD Assistant postmaster E, N. bothapr hasjjxcivcd word 11. A. Bruce, the post uiucr! inspi-'ttor It is the intention of the Govern-, to establish a Department of and mnke it one of the most departments of the 6ov- erhment and one .which I will per- sonally look after. "My Government has introduced many for the tjsnofit of the people of the province, but I 'lo not believe them are of more im- portance than our action in this mat- ter will be, colleagues ftrc all of one min3 on quest-ion and they heart ;ly endorse my action in pledging