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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I. 21, NO. m. KEEPING MUM P, M.-0. A Conference Con- cerning Elevators In Progress At Hew_ York, Nov. Associat- ed is authorised io announce that Mr. Frank H. Hiteticock has been offered aud has accepted the position of Postuianier-Generai in Mr, Taft'a Cabinet, This is the first Cabinet position DALY BACK TO THE SENCH Winnipeg, to information, from' a reliable source, Hon. T. Mayne Daly will return to the bench of the, city police court. Mr. Daly: resigned his place as po- lice niafwtrate to make his now famous fight against Hon. Clifford gifton for the Brandon seat in the Dominion Parliament. CITY'S MONEY AND WHERE IT GOES Sask., Kov. half an 'hour after midtughfc the premiers of the three provinces of Manitolja, Saskatchewan Wid Alberta, are still closeted in conference with the repre- sentatives of tW grain growers of the three provinces, discussing the all im- portant ele'vator question. The cou- ferelice 'is being 'held in the commit- tee room in the city hall.' So far all endeavors to glean threads, and pos- sible result of the conference 'have proved unavailing. The greater crecy is Iwing observed by all' the par ties to the meeting and whether or not the conference will terminate the night is fitill unknown. PUT OTTAWA Di THE SHADE CHARGED WITH THEFT, Ottawa, Nov. P. Wol- former of the Sanitary Laundry Company, was arraigned in tlte Police Court, charg- ed with the theft- of 1750. Bail was fixed at Financial Statement Covering the Past Months At Openi Of feck Of affiglMer The opening at Parliament evening was not marked by last, the the aud FARMERS AFTER LEGISLATION Toronto, Nov-26 the rail- ways, make the Senate elective, ex- tend ihe rural mail delivery routes, tax autos heavily and make drivers "register their names numbers on all the" principal roads travelled. These are some of the slogans of the Canadian Grangers- The thirty-fourth session "of the Do- rtunicn Grangers was held today at Victoria Hall and was one of the largest gatherings in the history of the Institution. AN UNFORTUNATE. Misfprtunes seem, to follow James Sandham relentlessly.- Two years ago he. fell off a .'building and has been paralyzed ever since, -and other- wise ill a good (teal of the time. At the present time, out at-his homc- stead niwwtt- Jten.ijnilcs. from the city. amount of ceremony and the crowded galleries .usually accompanying the event. When-the House opened the gaUevifci. were little more than half illed .although when Premier Shep- herd wjis speaking- every available seat was ocupied. Many of the mom- oers were not in their places and the ministers who are away to- Eu- rope were noticeably .absent. It being the first session of the the first duty was the election of a speaker. The Premier and Hon. W. H. McT.elland, leader of the Opposition moved and seconded the- nomination .of-Hon. O. D. Aus- tin (North The election oi the speaker was Darely accomplished Sergeant at Arms an- nounced the approach of Ex- celency -'the Governor General, Dr Glubraiih, wifom he escorted o the -speaker's chair. In his us- ual clear distinct voice, His Excel rosul tho address from the throne. -The-Premier then gave notice of a For the information of the electors Secretary-Treasurer Robinson has pre- pared a statement of the receipts and expenditures of the city .for the ten months ending Oct. 31, 1908. To taxes'............. To licenses.......... To scales 141.80 To dogs............... :'287.75 To poll tax...... 103.20 To.pound 189.05 To debenture sales To Fernie. Relief Received from Lethbridge Herald Co. To new fire de- posits received from con- tractors ___ RUN OVER 8Y ENGINE. OntJ' Nov. Japstick, years, who came here frcm Bobcajrgeoii a wtjiik ago to work for the was run over jy a. shunting., eoffiae iu the yards thia morning, and died this aftor- noou. PUT BLAME ON THE TRAIN CREW LAW Char'lottetown, According to the reports of the com- mittee of the Privy Council approv- ed of by Governor-General on Kov. 16th, the Automobile Act pass ed at the' last session, oi the Legis iature lias been declared within the power of the Provincial Legislature to enact. STRUCK BY TRAIN. Welland, Out, Nov. Wil- liam Gowdy, of Buffalo, and her granddaughter, Marion Hatt, the 6 year old daughter of H. L. Hatt, of Welland, were seriously injured by being struck by a Grand Trunk freight train here today. For the Death Of Alfred Wilson At Pincher Creek OLD TIMER DEAD. LAMPHERE IS GUILTY OF ARSON Kamloops, Nov. Guest, an old tinier of this place, was found dead in his cottage a few days ago. He was about 70 years of age. His body was in a badly emaciated con- dition. In his pocket was a bank book showing a credit of Cash to the amount of was found in his pockets. GOT THREE YEARS Montreal; Piche this morning- handed down in the Court of Session sentence of three years in the penitentiary for Pierre DeCles, a priest. Defies was con- victed on a charge, ot from E. F. by false pretence. The was tried in secret ?nd was only known when the sentence was pronounced. his wife and five of his "six children are down with, scarlet fever, the baby alone having escaped so far. Their condition as regards food and cloth- ing has been" relieved by the Relief Society of this "city-and Dr. Gal- braith secured a nurse but she alrea- dy having so mwh to as sistance. The neighbors" have been exceedingly kind in supplying water and other necessities. coal (XO.F. ELECTED OFFICERS. At a mooting .of the Canadian Or Expenditure. LIVING ON AfN ALBERTA RANCH By balance cash 284.82 By salaries By team and maintenance 766.12 By crossing and sidewalks By streets maintenance By trees By cement sidewalks By street grading 778.73 144.64 244.49 Lady Who daws To Be Of Late Gordon BeDMtt Creek, JST, Gould held an inquest in the Alexandra Hotel, yesterday afternoon as to the cause of the., death of Alf- red Wilson, death was announc ed in the The Coroner ex- amined thirteen witnesses aud their evidence was ofc: a contradictory turo and Coroner Gould informed your correspondent that- the last of this case has not been heard, for he intends to push this right through, the courts. The following jury were sworn: Henry Joseph McKaiight, Benjami? Erastus Coot, John Mc- Knight and.Wm. P. Laid law. The first witness, .T. D.'Guimond, testified that the train was standing over- the crossing for a long time and moved ahead to .allow the waggons which were waiting, to pass. -The train then moved backwards without j any warning whatever. D. J. Cyr who had crossed the track just ahead, of Alfred Wilson, said that they had been waiting at the crossing for a. long time, and that he thought the train moved ahead to allow them to pass. There SOCIALISTS WOULD EXPEL SHERMAN That Is the Verdict Of Jury In the Big Indiana Case La Porte, Ind., Nov. Lam phere, charged with arson and mur- der of Mrs. Guinness and her three children by setting fire to the Guin- ness' house on April 28, 1908, was found guilty of arson this evening by the jury which had the case under consideration for twenty-four hours. Within five minutes after the verdict .Judge Hichter sentenced the defend- eut to the state penitentiary at Mi-' chigan City. Ho will be taken there tomorrow to begin his sentence for an indefinite term of from two to twenty-one years. Ho must also pay a fine of and disenfranchised for five years. li He Enforced Nwmaatkw Of Dnald McNabb Says a Delegate Very little business was taken up at the meeting of the Trades and Labor Council last night. The aud- itors' report showing a balance on hand of was received. A cir- cular from Fernie warning all labor men to keep away from that city on atcount of scarcity of work was dis- K passed intQ the hands' a new CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP. Ottawa, Ont., Nov. a Cobalt silver mining tributed. syndicate, of which Robert T. Shill- bill to" amead .the' Immigration" 'Act, announced and moved, seconded by Hon. Wm. Isaac' that tht> debate on the speech from the throne -be taken, forthwith. Hon. -IX H. Elton (Red Deer) in an address at times eloquent and at others -humorous and always con- vincing made good the reputation which preceded him' to the House as an orator. e! xtemliug congratulations 'to'-everyone" he dealt with the abounding prosperity of, the country By Isolation Hospital -By pound By nuisance gounds By fire of chemi- cal engine and hose wa- gon, team, fire alarm sys- tem, and North Ward fire hall 5-092.81 By Five V... 27. Tomorrow in Juliette J a e- Calgary, Nov. Paris the suit quetine Shettler, who, claims to a daughter of James Gordon Bennett, at Bros. A.- G. Netlham, W. Brooks, jngton, M.L.A. for Temiscaming, is and A. Hoselton of the newly organ-J the head, ized musicians' uuion were initiated as members of the council. i FELL FROM LADDER. Tho secretary stated that he bad Kingston, Ont., Nov. arranged to let the hall for a meet- John R. Maitiand, aged 44, fell from ing of the ratepayers of the city on the latter on the steamer Business were no men at the rear of the train Saturday night at which D. McNabb tonight, and will The body proprietor of the is to be called.' Shettler is ''light account'. .'1 By fuel account By water works account By printing and advertising By- debenture interest 83.91 By .debenture discount By" grant to Trades and La- bor Council 100.00 By grant .to Board of Trade By- grant, to Lethbridge Ag- ricultural Society 1.000.00 By publicity 284.54 By market, land and build- ing.................. present residing oh the Kerfoot ranch, in the Grand Vallejy "west, of Coch- rariel She is employed of "the Kerfoot family- .-of several; children, -whose father was .killed by a fall" from: his -horse while attending the recent -Dominion Exhibition in this city. The Kerfoot -ranch is at present being conducted jby two sons ahdT-he heard no bell or whistle. Bex, oi Lethbridge, conduc- tor of train No. 8-4, said that as he .was approaching Pincher-he noticed 'a_traiii_ .Oit'.itbc muin track in front of him. It seemed to him that the train' moved farther ahead la -order to take a siding. The train had no sooner stopped than the teams in waiting started to cross. He did not hear a bell -ringing or whistle blowing." Harry A." Cameron, brakemah; Lethbridge, siud'-'he was walking be- side 1421 which struck Wil- son. When the train -stopped the a boose was about ten'or'fifteen feet was to have the privilege of being struck the side of the dock and then the first speaker. fell into the river. POLICEMAN COMMITTED Kt-nora, Ont., Nov. Rus- A delegate from the miners' imion stated that his union had placed the communication ro the dollar assess- ment for a campaign fund on file un- sel, ex sergeant of police, was today til they could see an election in view, committed for trial on a charge of He also stated that such a commun- theft. i cation must have the endorsation. of the executive of some responsible la-1 RECTOR OF TORONTO CHURCH bpr party before it would be accept-1 Toronto, Nov. J. dcr of Foresters last night in the- K. showing how the legislation of the of P. Hall, the following officers were Government had helped-to bring it elected for the year 1909: J. P. C: R., JV F. Rodgers. C. R., Andrew Jfeidig. V." C. B., A. Frayne. li. S., August Neidiir." F. S., II. A. Maveety. Treasurer, Robt. Nimmons. Chaplain, H. Halworth. S. W., J. Tuff. J. W., J. Moyaihan. S. B., J. Christiansen. J. B.T C. Mueller. 1 Conductor, L. Keel. Auditors, J. F. Rotfgers and W. .A. Tlwx date for the annual ball oi the Order was set for New Year's Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31. about. The responsibilities involv- ed in the immigration movement pointed out eloquently. The larvellous -development of the count ry under the Liberal administration described. He closed by moving motion thanking His -Excellency or his address and moving for its doption. Hoh; C.'V. Templeman May Run In Ottawa Ottawa, Nov. is rumored that the Liberals of Ottawa aro ca ger enough io' their appredatio of Mr. Templcraan's services to th country and to offer him the nomin ation .hr'the. by-election by the premier's decision to sit for Quebec East. Some French people object that it will be weakening their representation, but the bulk of the Literals here arc ready to recognize scales By mas- ter's Sept. and Oct...... V......... By and stationery Jy. delegates to Edmonton ro City of Lethbridge charter, 1908 Uonnette (Beauharn is )spoke -first'.in French and afterr warda in English, the former especi- ally winning! hearty applause. He lealt somewhat extensively; with the ransportation problems saying tba he need of the country was railways railways" The Grand Trunk I'acJfic was ably defended and th Hudson's Bay railway as ably advo- oated. The great benefit of the Al Red Kouto as a moans of devetopin larger patriotic spirit-, large eve than the favorite cry of'the Oppos tion of "Canada for the was eloquently pourtrayed. The new Minister of wa.- hear- tily applauded at the conclusion of his-clever speech. The first lion side was a clear argument and 465.00 100.00 49.00 of the late KerJcrOt aeTiior, while Miss Shettler has charge of .the household Mrs.' ;Kerfoot be? _ at present in Vancouver, B.C. Miss Shettler was. yester- day by an Albertan reporter, but de- clined to say anything of the affair. She had evidently sought the Ker- i'oot ranch as a spot where; she would escape the glare of the spotlight which might be thrown-.upon her at any minute during thejCprpgress _ of the suit. She was surprised and dis- appointed that the press had soughl her out. 215.00 By Fernie relief By uniforms for police office furniture...... By. auditor's fees EJy sundrj- funeral expenses 345.00 38Q.70 250.00 206.75 732.35 By Smith, Kerry and' Chace (consulting engi- June, 1906 By sundry contingencies, -five committees By demolition of old fire hall By new fire hall.-'paid on estimated work done to By gas pipe FOG TO BLAME FOR DISASTER In New York Bar bor Between Twe Steamers rom the: crossing. He .said he- was ware there was no sign boards at he crossing. He did not hear a bell r whistle but heard a man shouting 'Stop, keep back." D. A. ilacKillop, Lethbridge, con- luctor of the train which struck Wil- on, said that his train did not block he crossing for over five minutes: He favo his train orders to take the witch. He did not know what hap- pened after that for he" had gone in- to the statitfn to get his bills straight cncd out. He did not hear the bell or tho whistle. James Wallwork, Lethbridge, gineer, said that he obeyed the or- ders to back He did not ring the boll or blow the whistle. He was looking hack all the time but could by mibers. This led to quite a icTigthy discussion. by Archbishop" Sweatman as reetor 6'f the delegates held that F. Sher- the All Saints' church to succeed man endorsed the actions of the con- the late Canon Baldwin, vcntion of Nov. 9th by his presence and vote. One delegate stated that if Mr. Sherman endorsed the proceed- MAGISTATE SUSPENDED Kenora, Nov. Police Magis- ings of the convention he would be j trate Moore was suspended last night expelled from the Socialist party, Ly Qrder Premiei. Whitney, act- while the miners maintained that the fo'r the attorney general. v An in- Council. -was nothing and that theyj vestigation is pending. owed allegiance to the Trades and Labor Congress and asked the Coun-j cil to go on record as being the ex- 1 ecutive of the labor party by getting FOOLISH MAN. Brantford, Nov. Halbert, oi a torch the endorsatipu of the provincial or- k guccumbed to his injUriesthiS gamzation. evening. HaJbert endeavored to re- One delegate said that the Social- gjj fnc iamp oil without ex- ists would turn down the platform tinijnishir.j light.' drawn up at the Convention and would fight it until it procured the) above endorsation. GOT SIX MONTHS. Norman Puterbaugh was given six A grievance from the painters' un- mOnths in jail yesterday by Judge ion was referred to the grievance com winter for snatchmg a money bag By gas" boring By gas well paid Electric Co. when lirnif was reached By gas well sundries By intorost and exchange By bills payable (note cov- ering bank overdraft 1907, y man's ability no matter what his sharp criticism by Hon. R. R. David- son (Qu' ex-minister of fi- nance. Ht; criticized the -speech from ihe throne for not containing reference to many important national matters and for the Government's claim to being the main instruments in provid- 132.71 934.1 By cash on hand 31st Oct.. 1S03 13.903.33 not see anything of the accident. Sydney Benion, fireman said he had received orders to pull ahead and just as won as that order was given he got a signal to back up. The order to back up came from the rear of the train. It is usual to ring the bell but he had omitted to do so. The whole contention seemed to be whether the train was at a standstill or in motion when AHred Wilson at- tempted to cross. The evidence went on to show that no warning had been given that the train was going to back up and that there was no sign board at the crossing-and in view o six lives todny when the Panama rail these facts the jury brought in the road steamer bound for Colon, with 856 passengers was sunk in collision with 'the White Star mitteo which is to report at the next] regular meeting. New York, Nov. the hea- viest known for years., has par- alysed traffic in the" .Yoek har- bor for four days, c-nused the loss of ship channel ofT Sandy Hook. Chief race or religion, and if Sir Wilfrid lAuricr will ask the French-Canad- ians of Ottawa to regard the coun try as one great Dominion without provincial distinctions the Liberals at Ottawa believe that Mr. Templeman could be elected here. Still they have hopes that British Columbia win yec senn nun DBCK TO inc prosperity. Considerable atten- tion was devoted to the Government's of a, new election law but- MrtYtrTm tht> promise was not very .strong judging from the personnel of the" cabinet. The same doubt was Census Of City To Be Taken his good work for that province. Ca- nada and the Empire. FIRE PROTECTION. Ottawa, Nov. order pro- vide protection against fire, the city will ask the Minister of Railways to nllow the water to remain in the Ri- dcau canal for a month later thari owing to low water in the Ot- tawa river. Thft pressure continues vory low. rxpressed as to the civil service re- form and the patronage system came iri fAr with regard to giving Government ad- vertisements to papers of one political .-trips. The bonnaing system of bringing crew Xo. M21. of the C.P.R." immigrants to the country was criti- oi7.ed as detrimental to the country's interests. The Government's record with regard to cigarette legislation made a basis of criticism of its pood faith in the promise of a bill dealing with the matter, and the (Continued on Back Chief Gillespie has received instruc- tions from Mayor Henderson to take a census of the city.' The census will x.ttti UMIK V> 9th. Printed" forms will be left at every house and the occupant is required to fill it up as to the por- tlwe at midnight of the 8th. following verdict. "That Alfred Wil son met with an accident at Pincher crossing on Nov. 23rd, which result cd in his death on the 24thr 1903 and tho said accident was caused Engineer John W. Puckett, his third; carelessness on the part of the trai assistant Wm. Todcl, and an oiler named. Charles F-ric, all of the "Fi- nance." either remained at their posts or were caught in the wreckage and went down with the ship. Most of the pnsscngers were at breakfast when the great steel bow of the Geor gic camo crashing through the side of tho Panama liner, os she made her way sloTvly down the channel. the uproar of collision all fled to Ketchell Won Big Figh containing from, a man in- the [Arlington Hostel bar. A motion to have the books audit-1 d once a month was passed; ANGUS ROY MARRIED. At the next meeting a special or- Angus W. Hoy is receiving the con- er of business will' be to discuss eratulations of his large circle of neans of financing the hall to a today. Yesterday at the home er advantage. Vice President Brown Vipes presid- A LOCAL BUDGET. Gco. Bawden who recently arrived" rom Kingston, Ont., has bought out he City Cartage Co. from Messrs. Valler Van TTorne. Among those who have recently icokcd passage for the Old Country arc Ed. Dobell and Ed. Body, for Liverpool and Fred Holdsvrorth for ifanchcster. _ A. Hobkii'k, tmtnmuster, W. H. Gordon, bridge and building fdreman and "R. D. Smith of the mechanical department of the C.P.R., all of Me- dicine Hat, nre in the city today. Joe Filmcr has left for his home in Englwul Iwing called home on ac- count of tho death his father. He sails from New Yoek on the Cuaan steamer, Camyania, of the bride's parents, in Great Falls, he was quietly married to Miss Anna Denson. The young couple have taken up their residence on Bufferiu Street. Plot To Kill Empress Dowager San Francisco, Cal.. Nov. Stankv Ketchcll of Grand Rapids. Mich., regained the deck nnd the boats wersjChAmpjonship of the the middleweight world today, frantic with fright, could not becalm ed, plunged overboard, but all wore rescued. PrtRsenors were drcssetl jonly in night clothes, wore picked up I by bruits nf tho Finr.nco and the Geor ana revimsea nis NEW Q. T. P. LINE. Winnipeg, Man., Nov. opening of the new Lake Superior branch of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway has boon definitely sot for tomorrow. temlxir, when hn met "Bill" Papke, tho Illinois thunderbolt, with a blow which caused his opponent to flush upon the chin. The end en me in the eleventh round, prior to which Ket- whiie other fellows clustered i clearly that he wns mas- nround the romainins boats while tho Finance sank under their feet. A cataract of water poured ;nto the hole in her side. All those saved vrero. taknn on hoard the Goorsric and brought.them to this rity. tor of the situation. Thos. Stubbs, wife and family, sail today from St. John, B., on the Empress of Britain for England where nisfht as a boy was loading a horse belonging to Wm. Moore to th veterinary to receive attention, it dropped dead on Redpath St., in Company's warehouse. The owner removed it this morning. Frank Woolf, who hails from Card- ston got rather boisterous at the Dal- las hotel ur.d received police atten- tion. This morning lit- was released but OH this occasion os he did last night, he undertook to tell the police a few things and in return got some information from Chief CHl- lespie. He was remanded, until this St. Petersburg, Nov. received in this city today give ac- count of the discovery of an alleged plot upon the life of the Dowager Empress of Russia during her jour- ney from Copenhagen to this city. Shortly before the train on which her Majosty passed Pondery three men wen- noticed acting suspiciously. They were approached by gendarmes, and opened fire with revolvers. Two got away, hut was arrested. This incident is the basis of sensational reports. The train passed Pondery at full and it is argued even had such been their intentions, the thrt ?n would have had no op- portunity to harm the Empress. If the Terrorists had designs on the life of her Majesty they could fini! countless opportunity to attack her on the streets of St. Petersburg. PROSPECTOR SUICIDES. ri, Nov. Charles David they will make an extended visit, afternoon. Conncrj a pioneer Yukon prospector, committed suicide today by a rifle shot in the head. He was best known on Hunter Creek. Despon- dency is thought to have been the cause. ;