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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta A HEAVY LOSS IN MICHEL FKE v Almoct a Whole Mock DIAMOND MINES. London, Oct. 1. a result of a renewed demand for diamonds Am- erica and; England the IfeBeers mines, which have been working only five weekly, will resume full opera- tions' beginning October 27. Has Been Wiped Out MORAN WON. Ban Francisco; vOct. Mo- rim, English featlieirweicht, last night won the decision over Eddie Hanlon, lightweight, after grounds o: fighting, despite a disparity of eight pounds in favor of the Californian. GREAT RECEPTION TO MR. OLIVER AT CALGARY Minister Of the Interior Addresses An Immense Witfrid Laurier To Run Ip At New Westminster DROWNED IN BATH TUB Toronto. Sept. Houghston 18'years old, recently from England WOMAN WINS PRIZE. London, Oct. the flrst time in the history of the British Pharma- ceutal Society, the Peirera ihe blue ribbon prize in pharmacy, has jeen won by a woman. The'success- ul candidate is Gertrude K. Wren. (Special to Herald.) Sept. new town of "Michel vrau visited by a seri- ous Tuesday morning, which destroyed nearly an entire busi- was drowned in a Westmoreland avenue bathtub at 253 this evening. was subject to epileptic fits. ness block in the new town. Constable Lorsch anid the bartender at the" Great Northern hotej noticed a blaze towards the new town. Thinking it to be what" is known as Dago town, giving the alarm, they .at once set out for the scene of the tire. However, when they reached the business block opposite the ceme- tery they discovered that the general store owned by Bonaniico .was on fire. Mr. Mejkle, publisher of ihe Michel _ Reporter, occupied a building in the the burning store. He was soon aroused, and saved his family and property, including his printing CANDIDATES DINE TOGETHER Berlin, Ont., Sept. people fo this riding are being treated to the delightful and unprecedented spec- night jtacje Oj tne opposing candidates in a political fight dining and supping together. Mr. King and Mr. Jieid dinner today the guests of Mr. Sims, who w probably the warmest supporter Mr. King and in the evening Mr. King had supper at Mr. Reid's home in Bridgeport. They were formerly teacher and pupil to- gether both in public and "in Sunday school. Oct. "Western pro- gress and development" was the key- note of the speeches at the magnifi- cent meeting of 'the people of Calgary held last night in Sherman's rink to receive and welcome Hon. Frank Oik vcr; Minister of the Interior. The large auditorium of the rink was well filled with an audience estimated to 'number close on "people. In point of numbers and enthusiasm it was easily the greatest gathering of people that ever assembled in a pub- lie hull in the 'city of Calgary. When Mr. Oliver first "appeared before a Calgary audience, in the election com- paign of 1896, and appealed for the votes of the electors of the cityj he received an enthusiastic response to his appeal, and was given a hand- some majority over his opponent whb was looked on as a local The' 'fire soon spread to -a vacant building next to Bonaniico, and an- other building next west occupied by A. Vlaaak, meat market. His family TO ADVOCATE BI-METALL1SM of the Lib ral feeling here, the repre- sentation of Waterloo may be chang- ed when polling fomes. The at- endance was estimate at and was composfd of and women who cams for infoniuitiori and in- spiration. Sifton at Souris. Souris, Man, large audience gathered to Lear Hon. Clif- ford Sifton tonight.. If r. Sifton was heartily 'Ho dealt with the broad issues day. Refer- ring to the scandal charge he said that no member of 'the Opposition had dared to impearfi his character in the House of Cwpmons, where provision was made for hearing such charges. BLAMED ON BRIDGE. Hamilton, Ont., Sept. cor- oner's jury in the wreck on the T., M. and B. Railway early Sunday morning, when three men wore killed, gave a verdict that the disaster wa lue to a half-burned bridge. REPORT MUCH AHEAD OF TIE Cornwall. Cornwall, Sept. Stor- escaped with their night clothes. i A strong fight was made for Joseph Seigle'h general store building, but the intense lieat was too much for the fire fighters, and it'alao.went up "-in flames.. A" large part of his stock was .saved. stable was saved afterN> gallanC fight by the bucket 3fra. Eagle is heaviest loser. She had just received a large consignment, partly insured, Jas. of new goods, Scott's black- Victoria, B.C., S pt. 30. man. It mast have been a source o gratification 'to him last night -to find that" the 'citizens of Calgary still eh tertained for him the same- high re- gard and hearty appreciation which they did twelve :years ago. The demonstration of last night was a. sufficient Answer to the charges -Morten !tnat Mr- Oliver has discriminated Frewen 'a director of the Grand against Calgary, and to the attempt Trunk Pacific and a financial au- the Conservatives to arouse src- thority, of London, Eng., in an ad- tional feelings and to dividi the pro- dress "before the' Canadian Club here two hostlle yesterday, urged the formation of a Canadian party to advocate a bi-met-l Gait, allic He stated that the plause which greeted Hon. Mr. Field- issue-would in the next four years be ing's speech tonight is any indication revived in the United States, and mont's receptionT'to' ihe Premier took the form of a civic "reception at the station and aTiuMttter meeting at- tended by 7- Few' if any political magnitude and enthusiasm have L-jen hold in the riding. Jardirie Chosan. New Westminster B.C., Sept. 30. Fielding at Gait. Ont., Sept. the ap- the largest convention ever held at New Westminster Rob-rt Jardine was unanimously-selected to contest the constituency in" the Liberal inter- ests at the forthcoming elections. The result of the'ballot was: Jardine 123, Kennedy, ex-M.P., 23. Mr. Ken- nedy made the vote Liurhr m Ottawa. Ottawa, Sept. Wilfrid Laur- ier and Hal McGiverin, the wel known barrister and cricketer, of Ot- tawa, will be Liberal candidates in .stead of A. W. Fraser and Dr. Che vier, who were nominated by the party last month. Conservative Winnipeg, Man., Sept. Smith, Conservative candidate i East Assinaboiai has retired in favo of R. L. Richardson, editor of the Winnipeg Tribune. The fight will be between Richardsonand J, G. Turriff, the old member. Wilkinson in Regina. Regina, Sask., Sept. tives today chose Thomas Wilkinson, one of the city aldermen, to carry the banner in the election pending. Wil- kinson has lived thirty years on the prairie here. B. B. Law Again. Yarmouth, N.S., Sept. mouth county Liberals today nomi nated B. B. Law, ex-M.P. M. P. P. Nominated. Toronto, Sept, R. Smyth for Algoma, was nominate TO DEVELOP COPPER. Port Arthur, Out., Sept. party of New York and Detroit capitalists are here to look over the Black Bay copper fields with a view of arrang- ing for development. The MachinUU Strike Seems to be Still Unsettled Dublin, Oct. Henniker Heaton. M.P., the father of penny postage, in a telegram to a Dublin paper, says that his joy at the estab- lishment of .postage with the United States is increased by the 6y that England will benefit greatly money orders. The sum of the 'United tates to Ireland last year, and the urn is likely to be increased this 'ear. On the other hand the United States will benefit greatly by Irish mmigration. "I consider the value >f every Irish emigrant at least 250." he added. by the Conservatives to oppose A. E Dyment fn the east riding. East Kent Candidate. Dresden, Ken Conservatives today nominated D Stewart, of Thamesville, for the Com mons. Montreal, Sept. there is someone endeavoring to mediate be- wecm the C.P.R. strikers and the company was the statement made tonight by James O'Connell, presi- dent of the Metal Workers' Associa- tion of the International Union. Mr. IVIcComuAl admitted frankly that he was here in connection with the strike, and added that he was quite sure that the negotiations now in progress would be the means of a happy settlement between ihe com- pany and the strikers. Ottawa, Labor DC partment has as yet received no news of any settlement of the C. P. R. machinists' strike. BUSINESS AT HE LAND OFFICE The local strikers are expecting hourly a.message from.Montreal an- nouncing the end of the 'strike. No word has been received by the J local men of any settlement. The Herald's positive report of yesterday ame over the C.P.R. wires, and ad every appearance of being au- horitative. would again_ enter the argument of BACK. smith shop, -adjoining Seigle's store, was also destroyed. He had a small of 'insurance. V. Lasak car- ried partial insurance of building. vacant building was not insured. iris' 'impossible to learn the extent of insurance on Bonamico's. He claims he does not know. The 'insur- by outside, agen.- of loss lo insurance -companies will not practical politics. ance ciesr 'Outside excee'l six thousand- dollars. IN HONOR OF FRASER. New Westminster, Sept. im- mense" gathering of old-timers'of this! district assembled in the city today Return From a "Trip to Eastern Can- ada. Edmonton, Oct. Harrison, of the Edmonton. Board of TWO MONTBS FORDAKHASSEN c. CONSUMPTIVES ON TRAINS. P. ,R. lhas Strict for .Disin- fecting Sleeping Cars. The Land Office did a regular land office business during September, no fewer than entries ..having been made., This means that acres, or 512 3-4 square miles of land were taken up, an area fifty by ten miles, or a strip a mile wide arid over five lundred miles long. The settlement was scattered very evenly through- out the wliole district. Columbia took an'important part the celebration. WOMAN DEAD ON THE FLOOR v S Negro Found In the House, Suspected Of Murder Near Stratford Montreal; "-Oct. Meredith A., of 'Moutreal, recc'iitly wrote Thlmonu-jTrade, and a. member of the proyin-) District Court, I Wiinmicclnn TefiirrioH tn'.tlip with several cases after-1 V Montreal and -Gape mptioii: a sleeping sion, R.-A. Wallacs, of High ous bodily harm, was dismissed: j berth, and when, he left the traut the and Jas. Bower, of Red Deer, look-; F. Ganchor had accused a compan- berth was .immediately sold, to ing into the operation of eastern pork' ion, Francis -Ford, of stealing Canadian senator without the" least packing plants. 1 valise from, theC.P.R. depot. Judge attempt at disinfecting it. Mr. Harrison stated tha_t the mem-, Winter heard his explanation that-he The C.P.R. authorities at once in- bers of the commission met in To- took the valise to take care; of it from., gtituted enquiries to find out whether ronto, and visited the plants Gancher, as they were going away this occurred on the company's line, including Davies' big. pork-packing together. The judge dismissed the anci have fo.und out that it was on plant. They also inspected the plants charge, but told Ford he might bet- another line, in Collingwood, Brantford, London ter look utter his own affairs." Hamilton, Ottawa, Buffalo, Dan Hassen was charged .with SHOOTING AT GAME. Victoria, B.C., Sept. tines aggregating ?60 and costs, were this morning "charged in the HPolice 'Cpur at New against George Parish, .trainer of the- Vancouver la crosse team, for his .part, in the re volye.r episode, of _ 'Saturday' match. The charge against Parish o having "fired a shot with intent t do great bodily harm was withdrawn COLEMAN LIBERALS ORGANIZED Coleman, Sept. 30 A large enthusi- astic meeting of the Coleman Lib- eral Association .was held last night n the Eagles hall. Mr. Alex. Cam- ron, president, occupied the chair, and a' hearty discussion of the differ- at problems incident to the .coming lection campaign was entered into. ft seemed to be the unanimous opin- ion of all. that John Herron should be kept at home. A central tec was appointed to look after .and naanage the campaign. Brown, of. Edmonton, who is' completing or-- janization work ,-hir the Pass, was present, and" his hearty manner add- ?d greatly tp the enthusiasm of the uieeting_ All present pledged _their Mr. Av 2ial candidate" in the con- stituency. Golem an 'Liberals' .are con- fident of a complete victory. DISASTER IN INDIA "If it had occurred on the said Mr. W. E. Cooper, the superin- Stratford, Ont., Sept. mur-1 that there was blood on the woman's and Winnipeg. In Chicago they visit-stealing a bridle and bit oa August tendent of dining carSj this moraingj d Swift's big plant and The judge found him guilty, and and were .very courteously treated by sentenced him to two months' Thousands of Lives Swept Out of Existence by a Terrible Flood four der was committed about two and a half miles west of the city on the Mitchell road at the home of Peak, this afternoon about o'clock. John Peak, a son, returning from the fields for a drink; found a negro in the. houso, and later discovered his mother lying on the floor dead. the police were notified; and on arriving found the negro, who gave the name of Frank Buchman, tied securely by neighbors. It is said face, and also on the hands and clothes of the negro. Buchman was brought ,to the city and lodged in jail, pending .the coroner's inquest, which opened today.- The man spent last night m the cells _on a vagrancy on being arraigned" this morning was given a chance to get away from the town... :Mrs. Peak, was sixty years of ae, "while the' negro is apparently thirty. in the neighborhood', of the officials of that company, who prisohment. He has''been, in .the them all information they t Barracks one month already awaiting required. trial. Mr. Harrison stated that the co- operative packing plants in Ontario! had not proved very successful, as the farmers would not support them as they should. Pork in Ontario is very scarce at the present time, and the price is G 1-2 and 7" cents per pound. Among all the smaller plants t'tiev had "visited in Ontario Mr. Hav- AT WINNIPEG SPUR TRACK TO THE ROYAL NINES Winnipeg, Sept: street was the scene of intense excitement last night immcdiati'ly following a sensational shooting incident which occurred on the sidewalk in front of the Bank of Hamilton, in the pres- ence of throngs of ra succession three shots were fired from a revolver in the hands oi a man said to be John McKee, an alleged strike breaker, ami one of the striking ma- chanics, Alex. Mclver, fell to the ground with a bullet wound in the! McKcc, accompanied hy a man! named Lawrence, were immediately seized by policemen. The victim was rrmoved to the hospital. The wound is dangerous. Ottawa, S.pt. D. Rear- tis'on saifl he did not see one to equal a y0ung -nuin, was instantly thV plant recently established in Ed- Billed, and -Thos. Fox seriously in- monton. jured; hy falling over a precipice in The commission have now practi- ljlc rf.ar 0{ St. Baptiste church cally concluded their investigations, to forty Icr.i below. Fox and will prepare a report to bo pre- a y0ung iady wore sitting on a can give you my word it would not have happened the second time, i Our rule in regard to the sanitation cars, and in particular with regard to disinfecting, are very strict. Wc- supply our employes with a book of rules, and take care to see these rules are -obssrved. That covering such case? as Mr. Rountree mentions is as Space occupied by consumptives or those afflicted with any other dis- .ease, must not be resold until the car has .arrived at its terminal sta- tion, and has been thoroughly 'dis- infected. used in such spacf should be frequently cleaned on route and partly filled with disinfectant." sented-to the provincial government on the pork industry in Alberta, and the advisability of establishing a government packing plant in the pro- The work on the grading and track laying of the Royal collieries' spur track is progressing rapidly. Five miles of the gVade with one miJe .yet to nriice. Steel laid for one thousand feet, and thv C. P. R. have" all the material except the rails onjiand lor the track lay- ing. Som'.v of the rails are here now. At the mine the slope is down one hundred feet. The .company intends having an hotel orccted at once.' sUted that the people he had met .while away were deeply interested in Edmonton and this part of Alborta.- The Twin .City exhibit created a very favorable impression at the' Toronto Fair. The grains and grasses were given to the Toronto churches for their harvest festivals. bench near the end of the cliff when Reardon approached, and is said to have made insulting remarks, where- upon, he was attacked by Fox. In their struggle the nx'm fell over the cliff with the results stated. Fox sustained, a broken ;inn and internal injuries. MORE LAND FOR US. Hyderabad, India, Sept, atastrcTphe 4bat overwhelm d Hyder- abad, the capital of the Nizam's do- minions, and left in its trail thou- sands of dead, was one of the-most sudden and appalling of many visita- tions on India.--The Nizam's domin- ions are many tanks or lakes, the largest of which communicates with the river Muzi.; Tremendous rains caused .the'lake to overflow into the rive'r, which in turn burst its- banks. A flo-scl of water sixty feet high swept j- .The 0. W. Kerr Co. have a car of upon carrying every- at Warner today. thing before it, and completely de- vastating several quarters of the city. Thousands of tons of water crushed in a dense mass against the houses; burying under the ruins the natives to a that cannot be even esti- mated. After the flood subsided a .vast quagmire of black mud, out of 'which, arises a poisonous stench, is all that marks the spot where thou- sands, of people lived. MUST GO BACK MBBANK TO HONG KONG RAMMED HALfBUT STEAMER. Victoria, B.C., Scpl. hali- but steamer Ida May, with thirty thousand pounds of halibut for Ta- coma, was rammed by Princess Vic- toria this morning off Applebee Point, while MILNER AT EDMONTON. Edmonton. Oct. will today have a distinguished visitor- to the city in th-j person of Lord Alfred Milner, one of the greatest of Brit- ain's empire builders, who is now on a trip throughout .the Canadian west. He will make a brief stay only in Edmonton, arriving over the C. j N. R. in the morning and leaving in Ihe- afternoon by way of the C.P.R. At 1.30 he .will entertain a number of prominent citizens, including the SIMMONS TO HOLD MEETINGS AUTHOR'S SUDDEN DEATH. Somerville, Muss., Sept. hours after his marriage, today. to Miss Ella Paige Adams, daughter of Chaa. Pollen Adnms, the aVithor, Wai- tor Sco.t Sawyer, of this city, died at SomGrville hospital, where he had un- dergone an operation for appomlieitis. the former was running full The fonrKT. endea- voring to cross, the Victoria's bow.I at his private car. near the C.N.R. Premier. Mayor McDougall and others The Princess Victoria had scarcely any way on at the time of the acci- dent. The crew of the fishing boat was saved and the boat badly dam- aged, but was beached to save sinking. Munich, Sept. La-sker, -tntion. His object in visiting Can- .ida is sot out in a statement 'made before leaving England. Ho said it was for the purpose c-f "going over as much as possible of the country whereof I have heard so much, but have never yet seen. KILLED IN EXPLOSION. Kingston, Ont., Sept. Smith was killed and his brother from Cleveland, Ohio, seriously injured, in an explosion of dynamite today while blasting. W. C. Simmons. candidate, has arranged following meetings for next Oct. 5. Oct. 6. MountJiin Oct. 7 Oct. 8. Oct. 9. Oct. 10. Spring Oct. 12. Explorers State B.C. Boundary is To Far East. Edmonton, Sept. Cole man, professor of geology, Toronto University, passed thVough here for Toronto after spending two months exploring sections of the Rock Moun- tains, west of Edmonton, never be- fore traversed by human b.ings. Tho party again failed to ascend Mount Robson. on west slope of the mountains and ju.st north of T. R. survey. reaclud the. II.- 000 foot lewl, hut a series of iorriblc snowstorms prevent- d them making the dash for the summit. The poak is tlie highest in the range, and has hitherto been unconqiiered. Tho party marked out several hundred miles of new country, irsdvimng of the Goes-, Grand San Francisco, S pt. T. FOR LETHBRIDGE The Molsons Bank has acquired Bosman. Hong Kong, miner and a the old Bank of Montreal.premises on egislative member of the British street, at present occupied v has practically decided to aban- by the Mason-Land Co. They will ony don the case of an appeal to the De- partment of Commerce and Labor in i? effort to secure a reversal of the .1 :_ .___ TT_ ed in this city a few days ago with j two wives. The attorneys, it is have advised thut an appeal w mid j open a branch here as soon as present tenants can secure new of- fices. It is understood was fnr ihf nronertv. nst'lf.ss. s still in a local hos- Mr. Magrath and Mr. Ives are in- vited To ntto.nd, and they will be given an opportunity to address the meeting. Forks and Smoky Rivers. Thor dis- covered iwr boundary between Al- berta and British Columbia was too much oast. >itnl uiulor bonds to appear when the >hysiciuns consider him sufficiently an attack of illness EVANGELIST'S GALLANTRY. London, Sept. gallantry was disnlayerl by a Primitive Method- ist vangelist named Shakesby s Sbakesby, at a converted to withstand the Hong Kong. return voyage to wrestler of powerful physique, and he has saved nearly thirty lives His defence of bigamy is based on the custom of the Chinese, from which race he is oa his mother's side. In explanation of his position he said: "The worship of family is "one of the loading tenets ot Confu- and polygamy is a part of this religion in order that a family max- livo forever. In mv own of New York, retains his title as there whom I choss champion of the world. [years." I have friends not aeen for HEAR THE HON. FRANK OLIVER AT OLIVER'S HALL TOMORROW NIGHT in all. A young lady fell over the cliff walking neacr Filey, and Shakes- by, who was unable to climb down to her, swam round a rocky point, and found her lying unconscious at the water's edge. While heavy waves broke over them he managed unaid- ed to lift the young woman to a ledge of rock, where he attempted artificial case the taking of a second wife was! respiration. This being unsuccessful suggested by my first wife. 'The posi-jne carried her on his back until he tio-> my second wife-is jurt exhausted. Eventually he left sacral as thnt the first. In fact, her and went a mile along the cliffs my second wife .is revered by my first; for a boat, which he guided back to ns'thf one to whom honor is due for [the spot where the still unconscious her perpetuating the family W. has boen appointed to the police force, going on duty today. girl lay. Artificial respiration was again tried in the boat, and thevyoung woman was at length restored to con- sciousness. ;