Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
UTe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. f. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1908. NO. 295. premiers are mm Mil A Conference Concerning Elevators In Progress At Regina Hcgina, Sask., Nov. 20.-At half an hotir nftor midnight the premier of the thrco proviricos of Manitoba, SuNkatcbewnn atxl Alborta arc stlU cloHoted In conforonco with the ropre-suntatlvcs of tho grain growers of the throe provinces, discussing tlio all Ira-portont elevator tiuestlon. The con-fcrcuco 'is being hold In tho committee room in tho city hall. So far all endeavors to glean the. ends and possible result of tho conference have proved unavoillng. The greater secrecy Is being observed by uU the par ties to the meeting nnd whether or not tho conference will terminate tho night is still unknown. FARMERS AFTER LEGISLATION Toronto, Nov. 26.-Tax the riiiV-ways, make the Senate olectivo, extend the rural mnil delivery routes, tax uuto.s heavily and make tho drivers register their names nnd numbers on all the pTiiicipal roads travelled. The.se are some of the slogans of the Canadian Grangers The thirty-fourth session of the Dominion Grangers was held today at Victoria Hall and was one of tlie largest gatherinik's in tho history of the Institution. AN UNFORTUNATE. Misfortunes seem to follow James Sandham relentlessly. Two years ago ho fell off a building nnd has been paralyzed over since, und otherwise ill a good deal of the time. At tho pi-escnt time, out. at his homo-�t�id ai]Out ton miles from the city, his wife and five of his six children are down with scarlet fever, the baby aloito having escaped so far. Their con-im (Qu' Appi'Ue) ex-minister of fi-iiiincc. He criticized the aj>eech from llie throne for not containing reference to many important national matters and for the Government's claim to Ijeing the main instruments in providing prosperity. Considerable atteiir lion was dev.oted to the Government's promise of a new election law but fii'ith in the promise was not very strong judging from the personnel of the cabinet. The same doubt was expressed as to the civil service rc-lorm und the patronage system came ii\ for (ievi>rf' enndeninntion, nKpppiully with regard to giving Government ad-vertis(!menls to papers of one political stripe. The bonnsing system of bringing immigrants to the country was criti-(�ir.ed as detrimental to the country's interests. The Government's . record with regard to cigarette legislation wfts made a basis of criticism of its good faith in tho promise of a bill dealing with the matter, and the (Continued on Back Page.) 1,605.77 778.73 25,467.87 10,850.41 2,299.69 144.64 244.49 5.092.81 1,461.02 694;78 * 148.70 13,944.90 1,274.83 83.91 9,227.36 100.00 2,858.16 1.000.00 284.54 465.00 100.00 49.00 215.00 3,065.73 ,345.00 380.70 250.00 208.75 732.35 1,682.65 GOT THREE YEARS Montreal, Nov, 26.-Judge Piclie this morning handed down in the Court of .Session a eonti'nce of three yeals in the penitentiary for Pierre DeCles, a priest. DeGles was convicted on tt charge of obtaining .$45 from K. F. Careau, ."storekeeper by false pretenco. The case whs tried in secret and was only known when the .sent('nce was pronounced. LIVING ON AN AIBERTA RANCH By streets maintenance By trees ............... liy cement sidewalks .. .. By street grading...... Uy Isolation Hospital ---- By pound .....^......... By nuisance gounds .. .. By fire dnpl.-cost of chemical engine and hose wagon, team, fire alarm system, and North Ward fire hall .............. By Fire Dept.-Salaries, etc.,................. By light account .. ..... By fuel account........ By water works account .. By printing and advertising By debenture interest ____ By debenture discount ... By grant to Trades and Labor Council.......... By grant to Board of Trade By grant to Lethbridge Ag- ricultvira! Society ...... By pitblicity........ - By market, land and building .................. 8,666.80 By market-new scales - By market-market ma.s-ter's salaries, Sept. and Oct.................. By marktit-advertising and stationery.......... By dole^ates to Edmonton re City of Lethbridge charter, March,* 1908 ... By Fernie relief......... By uniforms for police ... By office furniturn ...... By auditor's foes........ By sundry funeral expenses By Smith, Kerry and Chace (consulting engineers), June, 1908 ...... By sundry contingencies, five committecH....... By demolition of old the. hall .................. 1,S84.24 Ry now fire hall,'paid on estimated work done to d,T.te............... 4,145.39 Ry gas well-i)lpe...... By gas well-boring .. . By gas well-paid Electric Co. when 2,000-ft. limit was reached.......... By gas well-sundries ____ By interest and exchange By bills payable (not-e covering bank overdraft 1907, paid March, 1908) ..... By cash on hand 31st Oct.. 1908 ................. 11,903.33 Lady Who Claims To Be Daughter Of Late Gordon Bennett put blame on m train crew For the Death Of Alfred Wilson At Pincher Creek Calgary, Nov. 27.-Tomorrow in Paris the suit of Miss Juliette J;ie-quetine Shettler, who claims to b^' n daughter of James Gordon Bennett, proprietor of the New York He ad., is to be called. Miss Shettler is at present residing on the Kerfoot ranch, in the Grand Valley, west of Cochrane. She is employed as governess of the Kerfoot family of several children, whose father was killed by a fall iTom his horse while attending the recent Dominion Exhibition in this city. The Kerfoot ranch is at present being conducted by two sons of the late Kerfoot senior, while Miss Shettler has charge of tho household affairs, Mrs. Kerfoot being, at present in Vancouver, B.C. Miss Shettler was interviewed yester-lay by an Albertan reporter, but declined to say anything of the affair. She had evidently sought the Kerfoot ranch as a spot where she would escape the glare of the spotlight which might be thrown upon her at any minute during the progress of the suit. She w�s surprised and disappointed that the press had sought her out. Piiichor, Creob, Nov. 20.-Coroner O. N, Gould held an Inquest iu tho Alexandra Hotel yesterday afternoon as to tho cause of the death of Alfred Wilson, whose death was announc ed In thu Herald. Tho Coroner examined thirteen witnesses and their evidonco was of a contrmlictory nature and Coroner Ooukl informed your correspondent that tho last of this ease has not boon heard, for ho intends to push this matter right through tho courts. Tho following-jury wore sworn: Henry (jialvin(foro-man), .Jcseph McKnighl, Benjamin Williams, Erastus Cook, Johti W. Mc-Knight ami \Vm. 1'. Laullaw. Tho first witness, T. D. Otiimoiid, testified that tho train was standing over the cro.ssing for a lon^ time and moved ahead to .allow tho waggons which were waiting, to pass. .Tlic train then moved backwards without ani' warning whatever. D. J. Cyr who had crossed tho truck just ahead of Alfred Wilson, .said that they had boon waiting at tho crossing for a long time, and that he thought tho train moved ahead to allow thom to p*Rss. Thcro wore no nien at tho rear of tho train nnd ho heard no bell or whistle. Henry Box, of Lethbridge, conductor of train No. 84, said that as he was approaching rinchorho noticed a train on tho main truck in front of him. It seemed to him that tho train moved farther ahead in order to take a siding. The train had no sooner � stopped than the teams in waiting started to cross. Ho did not hour a bell ringing or a whistle blowing. Harry A. Cameron, brakeman, Lethbridge, said ho was walking beside train No. 1421 which struck Wilson. When tho train stopped tho STRUCK BY TRAIN. VVeliaiul, Out., Nov. 26.-Mrs. William Gowdy, of Buffalo, and her granddaughter, Marion Hatt, tho 6 year old daughter of H. L. Hatt, of Welland, were serioualy injured by being struck by a Grand Trunk freight train here today. OLD TIMER DEAD. lamphere is guilty of arson Kainhjops, Nov. 26.-James Gueat, an old timer of this place, was found dead in his cottage a tew days ago. He was about 70 years of age. His body was in a badly emaciated condition. In his pocket was a bank book showing a credit of .$8,600. Cash to the amount of .?163 was found in his pockets. SOCIAUSTS WOULD EXPEL SHERMAN That Is the Verdict Of Jury In the Big Indiana Case It He Endorsed Nomination Of Donald McNabb Says a Delegate FOG TO BLAME FOR DISASTER Collision In New York Harbor Between Two Steamers 4,948.89 5,700.00 3,000.00 132.71 084.1 J, 10,000.00 ,?147,248.90 Census Of City To Be Taken Chief Oillesplo has roceivod instructions from Muj'or Ifenderson to take a census of the city.' Tho census will bo tilkull Oil thu IliOlillllg of I)c>.'Oii;t>or 9th. I'rinted forms will bo left at every htmso and tho occupant is required to fill it up as to tho persons there at midnight of tho 8th. NEW Q. T. P. LINE. Wiiuiipeg, Man., Nov. 26.-The opening of tlie now Lake Superior branch of tho Grand Trunk Pacific Railway has been definitely act for tomorrow. New York, Nov. 20.-^Fog, tho hea viest known foi' years, which has paralyzed trufTic ill tlie -Vow Yook luir-bor for four (lays, mused the loss of six lives tocliiy when the Panama rail road steamer "('hmiico" bound for Colon, with 8."i(5 passengers was sunk in colliBJon with llio White Stor freight steamer tSeorgio, in tho ihuin ship channel off Sandy Hook. Chief Engineer .loiiu \\. I'uckett, his third assistant Wm. Todd, nnd an oiler named Charles Kric, all of tho "Fl-nanco," either romalncdi at their posts or were cdiight in tho wreckage and went down with the ship. Most of the passengers woie nt hroakfast when the great sten the streets of St. Petersburg. PROSPECTOR SUICIDES, Diiwson, Nov. 20.-Charles David Conner, a pioneer Y.ukon prospector, committed suicide today by a rifle shot in the head. He was best known on Hunter Creek, Despondency is thought to have been the cause.