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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTNBRiDGE WEEKLY HERALD A SENSATION ATCOLEMAN A Man Eloped With Another Man's Wife and Was Arrested POLICE RAID GAMBLING JOINT Chinese Were Caught Flaying Fan They are Fined (From Friday's Daily.) The police are doing great stunts at providing the money n cessary for the city to give them the increase of salaries they are asking ,1'or. Last night Constables Kroning and Lamb made a most successful raid en Quong Sang's establishment, and caught a bunch of Chinamen in a game of fan tan. The mon y was on the table and the game was going merrily along contract Coleman, Oct. Saturday I night's east bound express B -n Reese and Mrs. T. Merrhnan, accompanied by Mrs. Merriatan's daughter, a girl of twelve years, left Coleman for a destination unknown at the time to any except the ticket agent and I The woman's husband f went on shift as usual at j Saturday afternoon at the mine, and was quite unaware that an c-lope- i mem was being planned. Upon re- turning, from work he was informed by a friend of what had tak -n place. ;'.ud was completely taken by sur- prise. Reese had been a boarder with the Meiliiiiaii family, and apparently had succeeded in persuading the wit- to d her husband. Upon inves- j tigation it was found that a consid- j erable sum of money had been taken as well as oth-.r valuables by the elopers. A warrant for their arrest was immediately sworn out, and the police in towns east of her- were with. The couple were apprehended at Moose Jaw on Sun- Jay, and will be brought back to Coleman to answer for th ir folly. Contractors began work on the now addition to the Cameron Block Mon- day morning. T. W. Davis has the The new building will be Have In the Home. It enables you to prepare tasty meak to re-serve cold meat ar.ci vegetables IP. a pal- atable and wholesome form. BOVR1L enables the housewife to give tasty and nutritious food to those under he? care. JL pot! fan ttv'i tiHnj yw c-u' littit ROAST BY THE Jorouto, Oct. Duff. ALL.A. for South Siiu- was today appointed Mi.lister of Agriculture in sue- ce-sion Mon- teith. FARMERSFOR THE C.P.R. OFF STRIKE-BREAKERS. I There's Health in itt aivoi, And strength in its FUvor, It's a stimulant for the ener- vated, And a delicate tonic for all. Claresholm Still De- mands Cars El- evator Man Talks I Report From Winnipeg Says Strikers! are Returning to Work. j Ram Lai's Pure Tea M.cGiLLSCUDDY ARRESTED _____ Calgary, Oft. McGil- licuddy, editor of ih Calvary Xews, was arrested this after- noon on a charge of defama- tory libel, preferred by R. C. Edwards, of the Eye-Opener. The News published a hot at- ;aek mi tiu' character of Ed- wards in y sterday's issue. Mr.- McGillicuddy was re- k-ased on bail. Claresholm, Oct. the mass meeting on Saturday a mo- i km by A. H. Tovell, seconded by E. Frost, "That we, as a body of farm- t-rs, take no action its regards the an- nent of the car order privilege, that we p tiiidi the C.P.It, for e cars and better loading fueili- j Winnipeg, Man., Oct. In a few j j days the C.P.It. shops will be in full I farm-! blast u-iin, and almost every man Sold by all tiv.l: but :uor ties, tion who went out on strike ago will be r instated to his former jT position. Tlie C.P.R. is paying off! me strike-breakers, just as fast as bos-1 sible. and most of them are leaving works. More than 300 strike- breakers left iast night. At the of- a ul that a copy of this resolu-Mices this morning there was a larg be forwarded to the warehouse} numb.-r of men applying for work. In Half OllC emu. 3 and 5 Ih, Tins i V MINER Kill ED AT MICHEL B. C. when the big, burly policeman pro- j twelve feet wide., fifty feet long and his presence'into the two storeys high. Mr. Cameron will jected and by the aid of a gun persuaded 11 ed to look for new tenants, as the gamblers that th y were arrested, j the new apartments have long since Seven v.-ere corralled, but one man- j been spoken for, both upstairs and aged to get away. This morning they the ground floor. Messrs. Ouimeite were up before Magistrate Humphries., i and Wright will use the downstairs pleaded guilty, and w.re fined sums j apartment as a clothing and men's ranging from So to and costs, not- i department. Michel, B.C., Oct. fatal iccident occurred at th? mines here :-arly this morning, claiming as its victim u Slavonian miner by the i name of Mike Halke.. about forty j years of age. A Joaclcd bump car. j while crossing the tipple, jumped the; comsiiissi Tier, the C.P.R., and the. i but they were told make appiica- Railway ii'm at the .shops, where the men was ail the business that was i being taken on. t i j n v i i 1 i e inen.- was a bad smashup on the i done. A. Cornwall, ot the local At the me ting of the men in the i Board t.i TnuK was in the chair, Trades' Hall the majority of them 'VCSt Seven and explained the proposition to the j expressed themselves satisfied with j uiSni- Twelve cars, con- i meeting that if the farmers would j the -settlement of the strike. It is i laining merchandise, lumber and coal k: ep their names off the order book j practically d; cidt-d that it will only j were utterly destroyed. No one was the railway company would guaran- j b a matter of a few days until bar- j injum} jj tee to krfp the elevators cleared and j niony exists between the men and the latter would guarantee the prices j company, and all will be Fort William, less cents, Mr. j wrsrk. Cornwall explained that th..- Board J Trade were taking an impartial position in the matt r. Mr. Strong, general manager of the" Alberta Paci- fic Elevator Co., then addressed the meeting. He trac. d the historv of TWO MEN KILLED IN RAILWAY WRECK die freieht .-ii has b.- ain at sUK. lhe uack_ .Th exact cause of the wreck saved, and is piled up be- not his company in. the province, stating that at first they built 15 el vators their efforts were discouraged, but that now more, elevators were need d all the time, and they could track, crashing into the side of the i not build, fast enough. He criticiz.-d building, demolishing a large portion i the delay in loading by the farmers, of the wall. A heavy timber was! and also the delay in unloading by knocked out, and falling to the ground i merchants and coal and lumber con- struck Halke, who was working un- signet's. He stated his company TO CROSS OCEAN TO STUDY SCHOOLS known, but it is supposed to have k-en caused by a by flu- buckling up broken wheel or at" an old flat car. at Medicine Hat until the track was cleared, and did not arrive in this city until a quarter after eleven this morning. The Spokane flyer wAit up around by Calgary. A bad accident took place last night c.i Fowler, station on the Northern, sixteen miles south of Shelby Junction, when the passenger train, which had a few minutes be- fore taken the passengers from yes- t rday's A. R. and I. train from Leth- bridge, was ditched. Two men, a The accident place on a curve j fireman and engine watchman, were where thriv a small embank- ment. The Crow's N st regular was held killed outright, and several others injured. Fuller particulars are not vet available. Trip of the Deputy Minister of j ANOTHER BANK Education in Alberta r ____ FOR LETHBRIDGE Edmonton. Oct. S. Mack.-n- ting the city S80. One old follow j was as made as a hatter, and with j a. basso profundo voice kept up a i Politics are the ord r of the day, J Jerneath. on the head, rendering him j would do anythiug in reason to help j U puty Minister of Education, and the night as well, in Coleman. unconscious. He was taken to the j out the farnurs. On being question- on- a Coleman audience on j Friday night last for the first time. The audience was not large, but the: Socialists are hopeful. i is scarcely an evening but running protest on things in general. what onr- party or another has a On being told he would be locked up j meeting. The Socialist candidate, if he didn't shut up., he subsided, hav- j John Harrington, made his appear- ing had a previous experience in the l ance b cooler. He feels particularly aggruv- ed baciause when he had managed to g.t half way through the window Constable Kroning caught him by the j legs and landed him back in on top j oi the table. j On the tabl.? was ia casn, which j the police are taking care of, waiting j for the keeper of the house w come i and claim it, and incid ntally pay the fine attached to his crime. All the fellows keepe in Cottage Hospital, where he succumb-r-'d by farmers the chairman had to .d to his injuries about one o'clock, j admit that although thfi C.P.R. had to IMPORTANT C. P. R. CHANGES. ROOSEVELT MAY YET STUMP There Has Been ing of Officials Lately. There have been several important! to have a representative present, they had no one. nor had they sent any information at all. The fd.ling as stated by several sp ak.-rs, was that it was no use try- ing to do anything unless the C.P.R. took thu initiative and made a pro- vicimtv. Washington Hears Anew Rumors thatj Thomas Bates, who was He Win Soeak left i'ii Monday on un extended trip ro the British Isles for the purpose of getting in closer touch with Brit- ish educational institutions. He will visit the representative schools and coili ges of England, Jr.'-lanxl and Scotland., and, if time permits, study the system of''technical education in t vogue in Germany. The Department I "f Jvlncatioa fnr Alberta is laying the! [so that j foundation for a broad educational j departments of the C.P.R. in this i it would be a mistake to waive their i system, and Mr. Mackenzie's visit is I Still another decided to i iicvs will be located in the new Odd- i in The f. Hows' Building, on th.e corner of Round and Dufferin-Sts.. With the Mol.-ons and th Imperial in addition to the banks already operating here, Lethbricige have six banks. And Imp: rial Bank of Canada, is the lat- est to make this move. During the past, few days the inspector, Mr. Phipps, of has bee.i in th.' city, and lv decision has been final- It is likelv that the of- still another is likely to open up here in the near future. promotions and changes in various position to the farmers, and BRYAN ANEP TAFT TOGETHER. privileges under the Grain Act. C. for the purpos of learning of sue-! At s. Hotchkiss stat.d that the service j c. t-ses and failures of the British Banquet in Case of the Kind. Washington, Oct. that j resideiM. Roosevelt may take the j foreman at Moose Jaw, has been pro-: outrageous, and that th-re was j t( not u jerkwater line moted to fill the same position in; n order that the new province! Chicago. 111.. Oct. J. Bryan America that j may profit thereby. Another object is j and K. Taft. candidates for tho WRIGHT'S NEW REGORE Lemans, France, Oct. i Wright, who on Saturday last lished a world'-3 r cord for an aero- j plane flight carrying one passenger, j similar conditions, he remained in j the air one hour four minutes and i twenty-six seconds. BY WAY OF CONTRAST The Calgary H raid asks what has the Liberal party done for Calgary and Southern Alb Tta. Where would Calgary and Lethbridge be today were j i it not for the good work done by j not be Clifford Sifton in the immigration significant caine from a close adviser of the President who said, after per- j questioning: I "The President has no present- in-j tention of speaking from the plat- j lOfiii ill the CirmpnigTi, but it >VGU.iu I not bo safe to predict that he will j not. In the case of the President j one never can tell. If he bsli..ves the' exigencies of Mr. Taft's campaign re- quire it he wil iuktf the stump." From other sources almost as high- ly authoritative came the information that the President will be governed strictly by what he may regard as the j necessities of the situation next Members of the Cobinct will surprised if Mr. Roosevelt j could not do better. The C.P.R. had j to bec'-me thoroughly conversant with j Presidency of the Unit d A. T. Short has bc-en removed from; plenty -of cars. Still they must keep the grading of the British schools, so tonight at the- fourth annual banquyt that the d partment will be able to j of the Chicago Association oi Com- i deal more readily with the many ap- merce. Tiie meeting is said to have' plications which are coining from Old been the first of its kind. Mr. Bryan j Country teachers for -schools in AJ-! having bet n in Chicago all day, was j berta. Mr. Mackenzie is making the trip in accordance with arrangement.-; by Mr. Alfred Mosely, C.M.G., FIREMAN MAY DIE. Montreal. Oct. W. Ever- ett, fireman on the C.P.R., was prob- ably fatally burned by an explosion of a barrel of oil at Outremont round house last night. Everett was "draw- ing oil from a barrel for his -engine when tli oil caught fire from a light- ed torch he held in his hands. He was taken to an hospital. ter at Medicine Hat, is to master at Cranbrook with tiou as far as the Crow's Nost. E. L. Chaudleigh, who was train- at Cranbrook, has been re- be train- j :nirnt between Mr. Munro, jurisdic- buyer, and Mr. Strong, th.- broke up. A. B. McDonald was here j England, for the visit of day. and went out to Elinor in the j "Canadian teachers to moved to Macleod, to havj jurisdic- j afternoon. tion from the Crow's Nest to Leth-! bridge and Ivlacleod branch. 1 Mr. McCarthy, who was foreman at j Medicine Hat, has promoted to j general foreman at Moose Jaw. j Mr. McQuarrie, of the Calgary sliops, has b en transferred to Medi-! cine Hat. F. Stuart, of the Bank of Commerce, has been shifted to Tre'herne, Man. Fr.d. Langrnuir and J. R. Watt, barristers, w nt to Maeleod today on business. liaroLi NVlsoi-'s company, with the "Holy played last night to a audience. NEW OFFICIALS. department of his Government.' T. and at, least lecides to make a f w speeches for one of them will years ago Calgary was a hamlet and Lethbridge was a whistling station. Today, owing to the immigration in- duced by thj Liberal Government, both towns have become cities and be surprised if he does not. If Mr. Bryan decides not to write any more letters to the President on campaign subjects President Roose- v.lt will ba disappointed, for he has Some Appointments Mad; by the Al- Government. The current issue of the Alberta Gazette contains notice, of a large number of appointments throughout the province. Some of th-'- appointments are: Notaries Gibson Son of Rancher Was Killed the whole of Southern Alberta has said frequently since a week ago thatjCoot.f of Canton; John Stanley Har- bc'come a wealthy cmpiie. Men who he would welcome every opportunity rjsori) Of Lethbridge; Arthur William were virtually paupers ten years ago i to reply to the Democratic-candidate, in that country ar: wealthy men to-j It was. said at the Whit.- House day, and all due to the fact that the i today that the President will make Laurier administration enforced anjno reply to Chancellor Day's attack, intelligent and practical immigration published this morning. The subject policy that brought thousands of to tuO priiincs of tiie west, and millions of capital. What was j Roosevelt prof ssed a waste of prairie in 18% was changed I isfaction that sucli to a garden of plenty in later y -urs. That is what the Liberal party has done for Calgary and Southern Al- berta, and in doing this for that pro- vince it has created a market for the timber products of British Colum- of the letter was discussed informal- ly at the Cabinet meeting today. Mr. to feel great sat- a stanch friends and defender of the Standard Oil Company should attack him, and by implication Secretary Root. LAUrtlER LOVES SCOTCH SONGS At Strjithroy <..n Saturday he had bia. Is it any wonder that the peo- ple of the West ar: enthusiastic over! a Liberal victory this year'" Is it any wonder that the. laboring men i have lined up with the party i that represents Laurier and pr They talk about a tidal wave at the j coming el ctior.. There will be one, j and it will be in favor of progress and progress as has been so ably advocated represented by Sir Wilfrid Laurier during his admin- Herald (Tncl. Lib.) Remark- able for richness and pleasing flavor. The big black plug chewing tobacco. Watch 2267 ;m opportunity of meeting many old j and true friends, for Sir Wilfrid's j familiarity with this, beautiful section! of Ontario (toes b.tck to tho days' when he was in Opposition, and he has alw.iys had n w.irm corner in his i ii.art for the Scolch. D eply bed-i in his sensitive nature are the! roots of a love for Scottish loyalty and Scottish tolerance, which came to him from his residence as a boy with a Scottish family named Eraser in the Province of Queb c. At a French-Canadian concert not long ago a friend made the remark that no songs equalled the French. But "thru is not replied Sir Wilfrid. "There are no song? that touch my heart like th Scotch." The spell ofj those, .y.v ef., simple lays of Scotland, to which he had listened so often in the days of his youth, had never been Assistant C. Ing'is, of Edmonton; F. M. Graham, of Cal- gary. Process Camer- on, of Coleman. Justice of the Pt-ac F. Weris, Bow Island. Commissioners for taking affidavits W. James, Claresholm; Wm. Monarty, Claresholm: J. K. Warnoek, Bl.iyn.-y; R. H. Billiard, Macl od C. R. VTilois, Cowlty; J. 0. Jochem. Warner; P. S. Clarke. Gninnm; T. J. Stapleum, Mao.K-od; T. B. Stan- ford, Staveley. M. Pinkiu-y, Frank. Mr. Sickler. who was killed in th" j south, of Coutts, was the only j child of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sickler, j of .seventeen .rnilen i of Colitis, and who are w.-li j known in Lethhriiijfr.. The young man hud r turne.! fr rn college, and spending a part of his holidays j the r.iilway. The parents, j did not know that he was at this par i ticular work until they got ;t. tele- i telling of his They j wen; Jnwi: to ill scene yesterday, j and that the body had not I yet b en rescued from underneath the j engine, which -had crushed th'- young j life out. 'The deceased was a p pular j and clever young and mak- ing pp.grr.s.s ;it collide. j England. It was Mr. Mos'-ly's plan to have he teachers who go chosen by the Departments of Education, so that the teachers who hold most import- int i-.o-itions may sent in order that the best results may be s -cured' f r ih" vjirinus provinc s. The De- pnrtnieiit of Education for this pro- vine-..- has received sonic thirty nppli- ciiti.'.nri. find although 'these were all a numb r have written say- ing they will not be able to go. Among those- in this provinc-'- who have, either gone or are expected to an-: Mibs I.egge. Eckville; Miss Ii-..skins. Airdrie; J. A. Conn lly, Strathcona: Miss M.. Wemyss, Nan- ton: Laura L. Rob.-rtsoiu Miss K. G. Ha'.Hday, L-acomb; Miss H. C. Cameron, Magrath; Miss Lillie F. ir......._.. TT ..u T iiiojit. In tlie absence of Mr. Mackenzie I'lispt-ctor Ross, Strathcona, will be ;cting Deputy Minister of Education. the first to arrive at the banqu thail, i-.i thr- Auditorium hotel. M'r. Taft. having delivered a speech at the open- ing of the. Deep Walerways Conven- tion in the fortnoon, went to" -Gal s- burg to deliver another address dur- ing tho afteni'-on, and came to Chi- cago- tonight after the banquet was well under way. Intens inter st in the meeting had been manifested since it first became known that the two candidates were to meet public, and every seat in the banqu t halls, thrown togt-th r 10r the occasion, was occupied tile first course was served, save only coinmodii-us chair reserved for Mr. ROBBERS AT WORK. The Bent Icy 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. SIFTON AT FIRESTONE. Pipe-stone. Man., Oct. Clif- ford, Sifton and s veral other promi- nent Liberals addressed a meeting here Saturday afternoon. Owing to threshing being in progress, the meeting was not so largely attended a.s othenvis it would have been, but the hall was fijled, and the spenk- given attentive hearing. SUING EDMONTON. Edmonton, Oct. writ was is_ SELL OUT TO sued against the city today by. Ruth Toronto, Oct. Union Stock Jacobson, who was tried at the Po- Vaids Comp-iny. oi West Toronto, lice Court some days ago and dismiss- has decided to sell out to a ITnif.d ed on a charge of being an inmate concern, said to bo Swift and j of a house of ill-fame. The writ al. Co.. of Chic itro. This firm has made leges that the girl's character has a a offer of SO cents fur preferred stock j be n greatly injured by the charge, and 60 cs-nt.a common. The com-land damages to the extent of pany is capitalized at claimed. STRONG FOR TEMPERANCE. Mormons Endorse the Attitude the Head of the Church. of TORONTO M. D. KILLED. Toronto, Oct. A. K. Forgu-i son was run over and killed by a j street car today. H was riding a; bicycle, and in getting out of the way: of a wagon he rode in front of the j car, and was knocked down and cut i in two. A wife and daughter survive. PRESIDENT NOT TO TALK. Washington. B.C., Oct. dent Roo.sexvlt told Senator piemen- wav todav that he did not consider Salt Lake, Oct. heard their president expound the revela- tion of the words of wisdom which pj'nhibits the use of .'ill intoxicants by the faithful. m mbers "f the; Church of Jesivs Christ of Latter DJIV Saints today proclaim d their faith hi the practical application of the ec- it necessary for him to made speech s law by voting unanimous in support of Mr. T-ft. Tho I'resi dent h had received numerous requests to go on the stump, but. he had decided not to acced to th'.nn. SIR WILFRID AT QUEBEC. THE WET WEATHER COMFORT AND PROTECTION afforded by a broken 'mid all of his after lif'i, th changing scones find this is charac- teristic of the in, in his directness, his broadniindi.tlness, and his stc-ad- lastncss of Toronto Star. Tho cholera .situation at St. Peters- burg is under compl -to control. 5LICKER? Clear, -Light Durable Guaranteed Waterproof Sold Everywhere QtU'bi-c, Oct been the I.nurier (Mivipiiign. that. ts may ption aeconled Sir luring his present vi-ji in his honor .moon by the electors of'Quo- bee his old faithful to him. His passed in nr.nib.-r thusiasm anything riding is still we'come sur- pres-nt and en- et, seen since his opening sp'rch at S MR. GUSHING IN THE PASS. Frank, Oct. W. H, Cnslv ing. Minister of Public Works, wil) address m eting.-. the interests of A. B. M.icdomtld at Coleman on Oct. 13, and at Frank on N. approval of a resolution pledging the i-ntivo mc-rub.'Tship of the chiirc'n to support, prolr.bition legislation. The occasion was the op ning of the i Tflth semi-annual of tho i church, and in tho great tabi'naclo and at two overflow meetings, a vote taken on the resolution. It was introduced by Apostle H J. Grant, and is as follows: "Believing in th words and teach- ings of President Joseph F. Smith, as set forth this morning, on the sub- ject of it is proposed that officers and of tho Church of J. sus Christ, of Latter Day Snin's will do all in their power lhat can possibly b' done with lawmakers gen- to have such laws enacted by our. legislatures, soon to be elected, as may be necessary to close to decrease.tin EEDUCES BAKING HOURS1 Why have an oven sufficient only for three pies "Sask-alta" Range oven will take four pies and other cooking? The more baking space you have less fuel you lees work you do. Fuel and work are just about the main items of expense in the kitchen. Sask-alta" Range saves both for you. liquors and to enforce tiu: law." saloons sa1 ofi Sunday! London, Toronto. Montreal Winnipeg Vancouver, St John, Hamilton, ;