Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOL. I- LEThBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1908. NUMBER 254. CHICAGO TO EARL HAS VOICE Big Offer in in the United to For the World's Base Ball Champion- ship New York, Oct. Chicago 4, York 2. This was the tale in a phase Earl of Shaf- an offer of [000 weekly_for a. tfurty weeks' con- cert tour in America. The .Earl sang a solo recently in St. James's Church at Shaftesbury, on. the occasion of the dedication of a new organ, thereby revealing to the public what his have, lone known, that is the possessor of an exceptional tenor voice which has been' carefully trained.'' "A theatrical agent, impressed with the possibilities, of situation, se- cured a provisional contract with tha WiHam Morris company, American vaudeville agents, on the ATTEMPTEDTO KILL AN OLD MAN told at the end of the mogt intensely exciting baseball gam a played in this country in many yeajra. The game tooki place at the Polo Grounds today to decide the National. League cham- pionship for. the season ot In- the presence of a: t-cbrd-bVeaking crowct, which trie' capacity of the grounds, and still left many thousands outside long the game began, a game was played in' dead earnest, shajght 'baseball with no to 'settle 'as, tensely drama- tic' a. situation r as' the 'lover of thi sport could wellMmagine. Chicago won' and New1 "York The game was played in the cheer- ful' of an ideal baseball day before a. vaBt' crowd people, .who carried with them to thy Polo Grounds the pent-up Hopes, and fears by day through the closing week of a season's fight for the Naiibnal 'League 'pennant, Vwhich absol.utely staled above and "offered it to the early who was assured that everything would-be done to sustain his dignity rank'. After considering thii offer the Earl politely refused to accept it. WPN'T R UN AGAIN. in circulation and is being; aimoat requesting 'Mayor Mc- 'Pqugall to allow his name to be plac- Jed i-.i nomination for the position of mayor for 1909. Mr. McDougaUsays that he. will not again be a candidate. A Dastardly Deed Was Committed At Strathcoiia BRYAN WARMLY WELCOMED. Chicago, Oct. se.ssjon of the Lakes to the "Deep Waterways Asso- ciation was attended today by as great and enthusiastic au audience as that which listened to W. H. Taft on ths opening day. Won. J. Bryan was the mugnet of the session, and his appearance.on the platform and the introduction by D. R. Francis, of St. Louis, was the iignal for a tumult that forced the: Democratic candidate to bow and wait many inihuLs before Delivering the first sentence? of hi? speech. had for constantly. 'and uncertamty. inter ?s It 'was great baseball witnessed by the -greatest of great "ball crowds. Spectators'. 'who know the game con- ceded, that the work .of'. the Chicago team was practically; perfect. Th.2 well though they; fought, were outplayed-. -iiad been urider 'a continuous strain for a week. -Chica- go, fresh'j from 'a rest and -well jiidged coaching, in" superb f6rm. artistic base furmingi and opportune jiittnig the third iimi-rig jvon -..the 'game., New York' crfulcl not "hit at" critical times. favorite of the favorites, could not hold; his sa'nn power, and ;the> effect 'oi'a'-inonurit's lapse in that third inning- coulcL not be overcome. Mc'GrawV '.'substitution of in the box in -the last '.two inni-ags" may or may not have been' wise. The home, team needed a long hit, needed ihe tremendous rallying power which Mp.thewson has m'ore than once inspired into, at the very finish, and brought" victory out of seaming, defeat. The great gathering of the vast crowd which" witnessed the stirring contest for fhe. honors of the National League was picturesque in the extreme. Immediately the gat s swung open 'hundreds upon hun- dreds hurled themselves within the enclosure. The stands rapidly began to fill by noon. "The sale of the tickets ended, and soon. there not a seat, hardly standing room, and out Hhe enclosure every over- topping structure, 'chijnrieys, derricks, roofs, held their' precariously hung swarm of rooters. "Outside the grounds BORDEN AT KINGSTON. L. Bor- den WAS 'accorded almost enthusiastic reception here tonight, the large City .Hall being crowded: to .its 'and several hundr2ds being unable to obtain; admission. He 'sta'tea'Hiat thought for one moment that hte" election would mean the removal of the locomotive works' 'irbni" King- ston, he would resign, but he regard- ed a. nu-re election cry, and .that; Mr: Harty had .intention whatever of moving his Works. Strathcona, Oct. of the most brutal assaults ever committed in Strathcona took place last night, when Thomas Burns, an aged resi- dent of the city, wag almost done to by some unknown scoundrels. Mr, Burns lives alone in a house, near the St. Louis hotel. About-midnight two men coming from the direction of the Duggan street school heard groanings as they passed the Burns house. -One Lurried.down town .and got.the white-the other remain- ed, oh at. the. house. Conata- ;bles ifeliaii and Sharkey came, to T i., f :Uie sci-ne .tragedy, and found :the old mail unconscious condi- rtionV the result of brutal blows with an axe.. ,They carried.him. to'the Pub- lic hospital, he lies hovering between life and death. Chief Mc- Cauley was called out- and, at. once a careful..investigation. It is evident that the cowardly deed was by.ruffians who forced their into Mr. Burns' lonely abode. The police have'a'ciue to the 'identity' of the parties, but' as yet -no arfre'i-ts have been made. The chief absent from the'-city for sortie days in 'connection with the case..- TO REINSTATE HICKS. Edmonton, Oct. 9 the Supreme Court en bine here, C. C. McCaul ap- peared on behalf of Joseph Hicks and made application for his rileriV as" arid solicitor in SERYIA GETS READY FOR WAR VETERANS' LAND GRANT. Deputy Minister of the Interior terorets the Act. In- Austria Fears That There WiiitfBe A Conflict Zi the Province of Alberta. A. F. Ew- ing has been by the Law So- ciety of to oppose hie rein- statement. will be oefore the full before the end of the present' tension. WERE TEH DAYS WITHOUT Eipaiencc W Sor- In the Far RQORBACH Hon. Geo. P. Graham Unearths Scheme Sir Richard CartwHght At Toronto for an hour pr t-hs. calling of Guslph, O.nt., Oct. That the leading workers .of the Conservative party in the" present campaign have had prepared by .a clever journalist from United 'States .an attack upon that great, compaay the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, and several public men to; be sprung' at the -'hour ill the .present cam- paign, too late for refutation, was the charge tonight mode against the Con- servative party ;by Hon. Geo.' P." Graham at a Liberal rally held in the Opera House in the interest of Liberal ca'ndidate for South Wel- lingtoa, Hugh Guthrie, _He referred to trie plot of tipri, certain" methods were, in- troduced at; the' fel ;venth hour to Oct. an- furnish -nothing more thriling-'lhan.-the recent eiperi- Alaska of" Mr. of Canadian representative of on of the r; engaged in- the. Alaska" and his as- ences in the wilds''of Alaska of 'i_" w. George Vienna, Oct. The feeling in the Austrian capital is that the warlike agitation in Servia has made the situ- ation" more serious, and for the first t, r t I j..-M 1 tinii it is really feared that war with Servia may result. London, Oct. The Foreigii Office and the Admiralty have confirmed the press cablegram from Malta say- ing that the British warships have biuin" ordered to. the Aegean S.a. It is explained that these vessels are sent out simply to watch events, but it- is understood from other sources Turk. -y intimated she would wel- come the appearance of the British flecn as likely to calm the population. .Buda Pest, According to inforipation received here the Servian ReBolvists have be.n :ordered to join the colors -Oct. 11-. It is reported also that S.rviaa .bands are being formed, and, directiong consequently have been given 'to guard the roads and bridges on .the Bosnian fronti-r: Paris, Qct. France, Great Bri- tain and Russia have, instructed their Ambassadors at Constantinople in- form the Porte that every -modifica- ion-of the Berlin -Treaty will require he assent of all', the signatories th p. It- ;-is expecteci that the Italian .will make a similar state- Ottawa, Oct. deputation of South African veterans waited upon the Deputy Minister of the Interior today to obtain interpretation of the legislation last session regarding vet- erans' land grant, and to ascertain what conditions must bs fulfilled be- fore grants are obtained. The Act provides that veterans were to be al- lowed till 1911 to take up homesteada, but Mr, Cory explained that under regulations of the Department of the Interior instructions had been issued to land agents that settlement duties must be performed within six months after date of application. Notici also was also given to the public warning them against purchasing any scrip except after date of warrant. Eastern Canadian veterans claim POLICE RAID GAMBLING JOINT that under these restrictions they will be compelled, to either settle on the land at once or else produce a sub- "stitutc. Chinese Were Caught Playing Fan They are Fined the game at 3 there was an almost uncontrollable crush' of many thousands specially' to gft' inside. Suddenly the corner gates the diamond 'wide and hundreds rushetl ma'dly lo the side of the "field, fighting '.for stopping the practice of the nines, and causing pandemonium, which, seemed likely to be uncontrollable. Police fought -the 'crowd back; arid a cient. margin of field ;was maintained aroundthe diamond.' the w came a-hush fell over all. The two great innings of th> game I were the third and the seventh. In the former Chicago made all their runs. The Chicago -430 New York 2 5 I Detroit, Mich., Oct. Interest was intons" in Detrdit this afternoon in the game between Now York and Chf- cago to decide who should oppose De- troit in the world's series. Ma-nager Hugh Jennings, of the Detroit team, was disappointed at the defeat of his old friend Manager McGraw, but of the opportunity to again meet the Chieapo and endeavor to wipe out iht- crushing defeat administered by the National League champions last year. Th> novrs that the series will open here on Saturday next was R, surprise, as it was generally thought the first game vrould be played in Chicago. fighting line of that grand old Roman of the Liberal party, Sir Richard Cartwright, full of years but young in spirits, physically crippled, but show- ing all his old-time alertness of mind and vigor of intellect Th.- veteran Minister'of Trade and Commerce to- night held under a spell an audience which packed 'the 'Association Hall here to overflowing. staiits, "tiVy" Ritchie, of Otta- wa, and Jfr.jArciue Runnels, of tins arid adventure. The' three- Canadians1; y -re rocned on an island in running Alaska river owing to tlieir boat escaping from her The craft vir- tually contained.all their food, with eiycdpiion of lajad- ed for use while in camp. Mr. Run- nells volunteered to. go for assistance. Breathlessly his companions watch- ed him struggle tlirouch tlie rapids, never expecting the :shore. Theji, afk-r a four days' walk across the mountains without food he :lrajrg d himself into .the main, camp of thR on. the enth day after his departure that lie brought-help and food to the famish ed Canadians, who were found Titter y exhausted. A delay.'pi another day would-havv- provfd fatal. Clsmcnt Goes to Law. Chatham, Ont., Oct. S. Cle- stainpede the electors, which through the prompt action of capable Liberals had been left to cry itself out upon the doorsteps. v Cartwright at Toronto. Toronto, OcV The political cam- paign, rich though it has has presented nothing more dramatic or inspiring than" tlie appcmrarice i-a the ment, Conservative candidate in Kent jtbdayfilad information charging Dr. Oliver with having circulated statements to the effect that Clei- meiits was" engaged in a poker game in'a place raided by tru police, and that OD table at the time was taken by Clements, who'kc-pt the money. Foster Sues for Libel. Montreal, 'Que., -Oct. Geo E. iFostef "today entered a libjl action W: Lesque, MX.A. for La. vjii, claiming damages for state ments Mr." iavesque at sev era! political meetings in Laval coun ty during the present campaign. nent. INDIAN IS Vancouver, B.C., GUILTY. Oct. the Kamloops before Mr. Justice Martin an Indian named Martin An- drew was found guilty of manslaught- er' for having killed another Indian, Billy Jules, in a drunken brawl. Sen- te-hce was reserved. YOUNG LIBERAL RALLY. T. W. Quayle, city editor .of the Calgary Daily News, arid who for- merly held, a similar position on the Ottawa Citizen, is to the Young Liberal Club rally in the La- bor Hall on Saturday evening. Mr. Quayle having been a workingman all his life, and actively engaged, in labor movements, is particularly- well qualified to discuss questions affect- ing laboring interests. He is known as one of the most fluent public sp.akers in Calgary. FOR LETHBRIDGE The police are doing great stunts- at providing the money n the city to give them the increase 'of salaries they are asking for.1 Last' night Constables Kroning arid Lamb made a most successful raid on Quong Bang's and caught "a biinch of Chihameh in a of fan was on and the game was going merrily along when the big, burly jected his presence 5place'y and by the aid of a gun persua'ded the gamblers that th y :were'arresteHJ Seven were but diie'man- aged to get away. This morning were up before Magistrate Humphries, pleaded' guilty, and w.-re fined; raugingcfrom and c'jsts, neV tirig the 580'.. One old rfeiioiir was as made as a hatter, and with a" basso' profundo voice kept- ap :s- running protest on things'in general'. On being told he would be locked'up- if he didn't shut up, he ing had a previous experience in the cooler. He feels particularly aggriev- ed because when he had managed to g.t half way through tha '-window Cohistable Kroning caught him by the legs arid landed him back in on top of-the 'table: On the tabl'j in casn, which the police are taking cure of, for the keeper of the house to.come and claim it, and incid.ntally .pay the fine attached to his AH' the fellows arrsisted denied being the keeper, although, one -of them, "was in charge when th'.1 raid wasi'.made.'. STRONG FOR'TEMPERANCE. Imperial Bank to Have Brainch Here- I Probability of a Seventh Bank Mormons Endorse the Attitude of the Head .of the.Church-. fices. will be locatecl in the new Odd- PROSPECTS GOOD FOR MACDONALD Every likelihood That He Will Herron Strikebreakers Created Fuss There was a hot time in the rail- way yards yesterday. G. Charest, the A. R. and I. yard foreman, was sup.'r- intending the switching of some cars, when Walter Holmes and E. R. James, two C.P.R. strike-breakers, came along and undertook to tell him what to and to interfere with the work. The foreman told them to mind their own business, which ad- vice was refused with considerable profanity qnd obscene language. Mr. i Charest having back from a Son of Rancher ity, and the decision has' been final- s'- reached. It is likely that the of- f 'Hows' Building, on the corner 6f .With the i Still another bank has decided to opun a branch in Lethbridge. The Imperial Bank oi Canada is the lat- Round and Dufferin Sts. est to make this move. During the past few days the inspector, Mr. 'hipps; "of Calgary, has beea iri Oct.. Having heard their president, expound the tion of the words oi wisdom" which prohibits the use of all intoxicants by the faithful. members of the' Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Snnits today proclaim d their faith in the practical application of tho ec- ,.A. clesia'stical law by voting unanimous Molsons aud th.- Imperial in addition a. approval of a resolution pledging the t., th. banks already operating here (entire memb8rshi of the church Lethbridge- wiU have six banks. And prohibition legislation. still another is likely to open up here in .'the near future. ROBBERS AT WORK. The 'Bentley Company's warehouse was broken into last night and some barb wir.- and groceries were taken. A wagon had evidently backed up to the warehouse to take the goods, No arrests have been made. Frank, Oct. Frank Paper says: As the, political campaign pro- gresses the ituiications be_conie every day more favorable for A.' B. Macr donald. the Liberal candidate. AT pre-election signs now; point to-hii election, probably by a" very large ma jority. The Pass has hitherto been cons id lered debatable prourid, and. the; eup- 'porters of John Herron have felt hith !crto that if.this district not prove ;tp be the stronghold; of their candi- date he would at make V good 'showing in the But they are fast losing confidence as Mr. Macdonald's stronrth becomes mani- fest, and there is at this time every reason to believe Mr. Macdonald will carry th Pass. Every tolten by which the outcome of a political cam- paign may fa. judged at ,tnis distance from election day pives Mr. Macdon- ald pood majorities in three camps of the district, with a strong prob- ability of hi? rnrryfng every poll, went down to the .scene Tho" pjncher Creek section of the UNEMPLOYED IN BRITAIN. London, Oct. General Fed- eration of Trades Unions has issued a manifesto-declaring that there are unemployed in the Kingdom, with dependents numbering suffering thereby. The '.Fed- eration; recoBuneada the creation of. a Minister of Labor andi a permanent "Unemployed and that all MR. GUSHING IN THE PASS. Frank, Oct. W. H. Gush- ing, Minister of Public Works, will address meetings in the interests of A. H. Macdonald at Coleman on Oct. 13, and at Frank on Oct. 14. TAFT BY PHONOGRAPH. New" York, Oct." Taft addressed over 500 persons at yester- day's meeting of'the Comercial Tra- vellers Sound Money League at 37 Union Square. He was not. there in person but his voice was heard through a. phonograph. His words wt-re heard distinctly "by the whole .audience when they not drown- ed by applause, canned speech- The occasion v.'ss the opening of the 70th semi-annual conference of the church, and in the great tabernacle ud at two overflow.meetings, a.vote was takcii on tlie resolution. It w'a? introduced by Apostle Heber J, Granty and is as fellows: in tru words and (eacrx- mgs of President Joseph F. Smith, as set forth this morning, on the-sub- ject of temperance, it is proposed that all officers and members of theChufcb of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will do air in their power that can possibly b.- done with lawmakers gen- erally to have such laws enacted toy our legislatures, soon to "be as may be necessary to close saloona- and otherwise to decrease the sals tfz liquors and to enforce the Sundajpr members.-of labor unions tojes will be On tap every day at noon work overtime. j meetings of the league. Russel Stole Mr; Sickle.r, who was killed in the south of Coutls, was the only child of Mr. and Mrs: Ben of Writiag-on-Stonp, seventeen miles east oi Coutts, and who are well known in Lethbridge. The young man had r turned" from college, and was spending a part of his holidays working on theTailway. The parents did not know that he was at this par- ticular work until they got a tele- gram telling of his death. and found that the bodv liad not as run down the yard with the engine, j yet b-en rescued from underneath the was gr.etod with more oi tho same! engine, which had cnishwl the young AN AGED LADY. New Westminster, Oct. old est porson on the mainland of BriU ish Columbia. Mrs. Margaret Hall, dictl yesterday evening, at' the of 96 years and 6 months. Up" to re- cently Mrs. Hall was still in posses- sion of all her faculties, her memory being remarkably keen. One of her earliest recollections was of the burn- oi town Oi miFliKinCiti, stuff by the follows, were evi- dently'somewhat jagged. Becoming rath-rr annoyed he told them to'go along fls he wanted to nothing to do with scabs, whereupon one of th fellows let fly "a bottle at him. It lif? out. was a popular and clever young man, and was mah- ing rapid progress at, cnllcgr. TO RUSH THE COMMONS. London, Oct. Suffragettes to lhc to help thprn rush the House of Com- mons when it on October 13., the of the engine, nearly causing injury" to Bu'rreTl_ and T. McNul- ty, who were in the cab also with Information was laid, and the men and' another, D. "H. McMillan. arrested. This morning Magistrate Humphries committed and James lor Court, -x.. t uuv Millan. riding is th; only ts-rritory where Mr. Herron appear? to have so much as a chance to break even, while the word Hi at convs from the north coun- try is that Mr. Mncdonald will carry every poll north of Granum. The present- outlook is thai Mr. Macdon- ald will have the largest majority of any successful candidate in Alberta with the exception Frank Oliver a-nd the possible exception of Dr. Mc- Intyre.. a Sidewalk W. W. Crisman Was Injured t Russell was beiore Ma- j and Humphries 1 t In the' accident on the Great North- FIRST BEET THAI NV. The first beet train of the' s.-ason- made its trip from Magrath to the" Knight sugar factory at' Raymond terday. The acreage 'at the points outside 'of Raymond "this 'year_is whaC smaller than in previous years, wheat raising 'haying' b.'come afternoon, charged with swipings'.' cf the sidewalks lying around on va- cant waiting for the street grad- ing to be completed. He pleacled gnilty. and was sentenced to thirty days' hard labor, but the magistrates siispTided the There is much swiping being done, and the ciiy anthorities are to stop it. th oi C.outti5, the day, W. Crisnmn, of Spring Coulee, the most serious injuries of any of the passengers. He was rid- ing in the smoker, and was half asleep in hu seat, wrun the car left the track, and xvns into, the aisle. was cut and his left leg was bruised and cut. ALBERTA RED FOR MEXICO. John Taylor, of the- Taylor Milling: Co., ytrsterday rec ived'an order ironx a man in Mexico City, Mexico, for tea carloads of Albrrta R.d wheat, the fame of which has apparently reached the Southern republic. KNOWN IN CANADA. London. .Oct. appointment! night, WALKEM FOUND GUILTY. Vancouver, B.C.. Oct. Lampman found George Walkem guilty this afternoon of procuring an abortion on Blanche Bond, but ac- quitted the accused of the charge of counsel in p. Mr. Martin secured per- mission to argue tomorrow. j which -was announced the other day of the Right ROT. Bishop Ridley, for- merly Bishop of Caledonia in North- west British America, to th? valuable HEAR MR. C A AT Y ir v t wi-i Tupnuni O O A o.ou A PRETTY WEDDING. A very pretty CtTOmony ni Wesley church last whon Albert, Townsend, of Jackson. Mich., and Mis? Eilen Parkinson, of Loth bridge, vert joined ;r. matrimony by Rev. J. M. Harrison. The bride was very taste-. Hvinp of Compton Valence, in Dorst-i fully attired in white silk with bridal shire, will remind Canadian readers of one who did a great and long work in the. fnr North-west before Prince Rupert was dreamed of, and the popu- lation vr.is entirely The bishop, who retired to England a few- years back, still retains his interest in active work, and represented his veil and wreath. She was given away by her father. Miss Lizzie Cochransi acted -is bridesmaid, and J. W. Par- kinson, jr., supported the groom. Af- the ceremony the company journrd to tho home of Mrs. Craig" for tin- wording suppvr. The coupli1' left on tho recular to spend a old at the recent Pan-Anli-I t'ew days at Coaldali: before ome. to. can conference. He was succeeded in Caledonia by Bishop DuVernet, a member of .a well.knomi: Toronto West Toronto. pital.' Jncksoa to reside. Miss Parkinson had for the two years lived in the city, and A .-i-vin.