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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta m Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. Hi. 1908. NUMBER 241. NEWS FROM ALBERTA'S CAPITAL Paragraphs of Interest Gathered In Ed- rnonton BROKE THE RECORD. Bach, Oct> De Plaina, 'driving' a sixty horse-power Italian ear, broke the track record for a mile in the automobile races today, covering the distance in W 1-5 seconds.- CRIED WHEN SENTENCED. Berlin, but., Oct.' McCol- lough, -convicted of seducing a girl under sixteen, sentenced to two aud a half'years at Kingston, with fourteen lashes. He cried' when sen- tenced. Edmonton, Sept. .29 .-With the .ex- pectation of seeing trains running into Edmonton on the Grand Trunk Pacific before the uew year, a lively interest was takeu here in the visit this week of Charles M. Hays and F. Morse, president and vice- president of the Grand Trunk Pacific. They are accompanied by Chief Engi- irst ne. r Kelliher 'and' other officials. They wore on their way to Prince Rupert. via Vancouver; and inspected the road from Winnipeg west, as well as the grading done...west of Edmonton. A news despatch has been "received from Vancouver stating that J. .W; Tretheway, formerly of Edmonton and more recently. 'of Cobalt fame, has again been blessed by for. his prospecting party in the Ingcnika country lias made .rich finds they claim. When in a year or so the G.T.P. line is built west from Edmonton to the Rockies, it is expected that an- other Banft will spring up in the Yel- One of. "the-.earliesi parties of tourists to that regioi reached1 Edmonton this week on thei return trip. The party included Prof Coleman, of _Tor onto University; L. G Coleman, of Morley; and the Rev; G R. Kinney, of Victoria, B.C. The> went out to the mountains two month ago.. They almost succeeded in their attempt to scale Mount Robson at the west end .of the. YeUowhead Pass.. making feet out A deep fresK snowfall, prevented, their going further on their third attempt, Thc-y made the trip out -to Edmonton from, the beau waters of the Smoky river in 16 days. The Blowey-Henry "building, prob- ably -.business blpct in; the this im AFRAID OF ARftEST. Port Arthur, Oct. a row John Salo. lired a revolver shot at A. Rictia, another Finlandcr, graz iag his heart. Fearing arrest Salo put the gun into his mouth and firec? the bullet going nto his brain. I ASKS GLEN TO NAME THE MAN HON.FRANK OLIVER KSOESCHALLENGETO CON- SERVATIVE CANDIDATE NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES BORDEN AND LAURIER MEETINGS ENGINEER KILLED. Winnipeg, Oct. Living- stone, an engineer on the National Transcontinental Railway, was in- stantly killed and thirteen persons had a narrow escape, through an en- gine running off the track fifty miles oast of Winnipeg yesterday afternoon. Macleod, Alb., Oct. I.- Oliver addressed an -Hon. Frank enthusiastic LAW AFTER CHINAMEN. Vancouver, B.C., Oct. Ghung, a Chinaman, was committed for trial today on a charge of selling opium to white girls. 'This is the iirst case und-r the Federal Opium met ting in the Town hall here, and dealt with the charges of graft in grazing leases. He mentioned inci- dentally that Glen Campbell, Mr. Burl'ow's had BAD BOYS. Quebec, Oct. Guay and Francis Duehensan, uged 15, were caught in the act .of v setting fire to St. Joseph's orphanage at Levis, where .750-orphans and" nuns are sheltered. They" were sent to-the re- formatory for three years. PROPERTYIN he had had to bribe an official with in connection with the lease of the Brown Beddingfield Company, of which he is a member. Mr. Oliver said it was not enough for Campbell to say he had bribed an official; he must say who the official was, and give proof of the transaction. If that .were done he, as Minister of the Ul- terior, undertook that the official, il department to-day, should not remain there a moment after the bribery had been established. If Campbell will not come out, name his man, and prove his would be like the rest of the party, merely a disreputable slanderer. Winnipeg classes and gathering- ol Russell county Liberals had ad- ditional interest has marked the acceptance of Charles Murphy, furnish a programme of music. Great Reception to fielding. Toronto, Oct. Mr, Fic-lding was received with the ut- MEET IN SEATTLE. Victoria, B.C., Oct. was de- cided by the fire chiefs of the Pacific Coast in convention here to hold their next convention at Seattle next year during the Alaska-Yukon exhibition, probably in mid-October. MR. SIMMONS GIVEN THE CREDIT the new Secretary of.State, as a can-! most enthusiasm at a meeting in Mas- didate for a seat irt Parliament. The Liberals had'already nominated Gc-o. McLaurin, but on appointment of Mr. Murphy the suggestion was made that Mr. McLaurin; should retire in favor of the new Cabinet Minister, and this suggestion; die generously MS YEARS OLD. London, Ont., Oct. Alex- ander Mans, colored, who for many 'years was pastor of Horton Baptist church, this city, died today, aged U8 years. He was born in slavery, and escaped to Canada ovei1 sixty years ago. He Advocated the Cause Of Railway Men acceded to. Sir Wilfrid enthusiastically re- ceived. Hia fiwk words were of thanks to Geo. for the stand lie had taken that occasion. He discussed situation very much on thie' Jiaes covered by some of his As a sample of the ftcaadftis exploited by Conservatives retired to the cases of and Bay, concession in the Yukon, and alwrjo Premier Rob- liii's charges relative to grants of tiT- V Ponserva- land tu Crow's Pass Coal Winnipeg, Oct. Conserva ____ SEIZED Then It Was Taken Hold Of By Hotel- keeper city was The remarkable Oct. Some time ago James Stratton sold half a, "million dollars' worth of bonds -in England, and for this he sent in a" bill 'dollars. 'The "Councifr was building'is that even at this period of.the city's development C-ntire space on' four' floors is'to Be occupied by. the owners for a display of their stock. This makes the es- tablishment the -largest of its kind west ot the great lakes; With the proposed sale of the St. Albert telephone line by the city to the provincial government, the latter will have acquired the whole system built in by Alex. Taylor, now of the court here, and sold by him to the municipality. '._._ The new packing plant at.the north- end of the-city is already mak- ing its presence felt in the city and outlying country. A very fabr price is paid for pork, and daily there are shipments of cattle and in to Packing town. Lt.-Gnv. Bulyea and Mrs. Bulyea arv expected to return to Government boast? next week. dilatory "in paying tnis, and Stratton garnishe.i.d'the city. court sal; owing to asMhe the absence of th.R solicitor, StrattpiV obtained arid.1 the sheriffvseized all the movable city property, including the health inspector's bicycle, the fire engine and other stuff.. Barnes Flanagan, a prominent hotel man, who was owed some five thou- sand dollars by Stratton, and hear- ing of the seizure of the city property, promptly" garnisheed to cover the debt. The next step will be with interest. lives of Winnipeg meet tomorrow night to select a candidate for the Dominion "House. Several names are mentioned, among them being Hugh John Mncdonald, J. A. M. Aihi-.s, and Alfred J. Andrews, all barristers, of this city. f Geo. Taylor's Guess. Ont., Oct. Geo. Taylor, M.P., Conservative whip, in a statement to the Daily Standard to-day, predicted-a Conservative vie tory in''the--coming- Dominion elec- tion by 121 to 100, divided as follows: Liberals 1; New Brunswick, Cons. 9, Libs. 4; Nova Scotia, Cons Prince Edward Island, Conservatives 6, Liberals .12; Quebec, Cons. ...15. Libs. 70; Ontario, Cons. 66, Manitoba, Cons. 8> Libs. .2; Alberta Saskatchewan Cons.: 1, Libs. 0. Total, "l21 Conser .-atives, 100 Liberals. Laurier In Russell. Russell, Ont., Oct. Pre- Company. "Mr. Robliu charged that he Coal Co. had obtained concessions of land. Yes, hey had; but not from the Govern- nent of Canada, but from the Gov- ernment of British Columbia, which sey Hall, the audience rising en masse, and cheering loug. When this subsided he said he wondered what in the world had come into the heads his Conservative friends when they said they were going to swt-ep the country. After seeing the audiences at Sarnia, Windsor, Gait and here now in Toronto, since the great chieftain had come in and stir- red up the grand old Liberal party, he thought it would give the Conser- vatives all the work they wanted to hold their present position, let alone talk of a, change. Tory Grafters in Brandon. Brandon, Man., Oct. D. Wal- lace, the independent Conservative candidate for the Dominion constitu- ency of Brandon, opened his cam- paign here tonight, standing room be ing- at a premium. Many of the audience were Conservatives who hac come to hear Mr. Wallace, as there were' rumors that he would jnake some exposures of graft as carried on by the inner circles of the Torj CHANGE OF CANDIDATES. Ottawa, Oct. Wilfrid Laurier and Hal McGiverin were given the Liberal nomination for Otr awa tonight, Dr. Chevrier and A ST. Fraser having retired in their is a very different, thing. There is not even a tittle of scandal in that, and so it is all over." I could go on with scandal afterv ibaiuhd, and you ivould find there is no foundation in i hem." CHOLERA AT MANILA. Manila, Oct. cases of cholera are. reported in Manila today, including that of C. D. Mitchell, an American dentist, whose wife died a fortnight ago from the disease. HON. FRANK OLIVER SPEAKS TONIGHT MOUNTED POLICE WANT LAND TOO mier's tour of Ontario could scarcely have had a more fitting climax than the meeting here today. Russell county, as Sir Wilfrid expressed it, is a miniature imafp of the Domin- ion. Its population represents all nationalities, with perhaps Scotch Liberals and French-speaking ele- ment in the ascendency, and in ad- dressing the audience the Premier was but emphasizing and accentuat- ing what his progress from riding to riding has so far kindly illustrated that he 5s the leader, not merely o a party, but of all nationalities -.'air- --i Minister Of the Tnterwr To Address Mass Meeting Tonightf 7 party in this city.. They were disap pointed in part, as the candidate onl referred to matters in general terms, saying that graft was practiced to a large extent by Brandon Coriserva- tives, and quoting the cash amounts which individuals of the inner circle had secured for Roblin Government patrona'ge which they controlled. i Borden's Busy Day. Durham, Ont., Oct. d.en addressed four meetings today. The first one -was held at nine o'clock this morning at Stratford, and tested the capacity at" Listbwel; the meeting b3i'ng held in a freight shed-on ac count of a downpour of .rain. Eighl SOMERVILLE IS EXPECTING PEACE A LEPER CURED. Wellington, N.Z., Oct. Maori patient has been discharged .from the kper station with a clean bill of health af'er a stay oi seven months. The chkf health officer, Dr. Mason.. declares the patient was cured by injections of cultures of the leprosy baccillus. This treatment is the discovery of Prof. De Yoke Posiasa director of the Imperial Medica School, of Constantinople, and Recha A Tiff no t was with him. but Ardell was not the man. The fellow who did the act had met him as he was going to an- other Chinaman's to buy some com, and suggested stealing it where they were, when the stabbing took place Canton is sen-ing n thirty days' sen- tence for stealing the corn, he being the one held ap by the Chinaman and arrested on the spot by the police. ;