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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta i wv w ii TEe Lethbndge Daily Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIOOC; ALBERTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER If, It NUMBER 266. I LABOR MAN TO CONTEST SEAT FARMERS HELD UP Hat. Duf- fjr, Josephburg reports an attempt tp hold him up by two men between" this city and Coleridge. While one stopped his team the other demanded his money; Duffy snatch- ed a double-bay relied shotgun from tlie bottom of the wagon, and the rWietL.out_- It is thought they were G. P. K. strike-breakers, endeav- oring to replenish their purses DC. fore leaving the country, For the Local Legis- lature In the Bye- Election The regular meeting of the and Labor Council was held in tlif Labor Temple night, Trefcident S., Duncan was in the chair and am- ongst the delegates ,wero Bros. Quig.- ley, I Carson, V. G. Tuckwell, B. Pipes, W. Haynes, Doyle Wurdell, Gus. Ndidig, T. Ilanrahan and G. Bros. Pipes and Doyle were appoint ed to the vacancies on the auditing committee. The local organizer' in presenting his report on the state of organiza .tion, asked that an-organization com- mittee be appointed to assist hiin in his but although the suggestion was turned down ho had the gratify- .ing information extended him that the support of that" body would lie forthcoming when needed. Bro. Nevin; the local mechanics union, was given a seat as fraternal delegate.-. _ The miners reported that owing tu a shortager of cars, was'slack. Bro. Jseidig was duly installed! as a delegate from the .Painters' union. The Carpenters having reported a the question of the bene- fits of a: Building Trades was thoroughly discussed. While some" of the delejrates favoredsthc for mation. of this alliance, others con- demned it- as having -a tendency to disrupt the Trades nnd Labor Cpun- cil.. The .'.label, committee who were apparently not attending to ties, were discharged, and the lowing" new. imrsiwrs Bros. T- Deserencourt, Doylv, Wardell, -A motion was put and carried to the effect that in view of view of OLIVER ATSASKATOON Saskatoon, Sask., Oct. Frsfri; Oliver arrived here this after- noon from the south and was met at the station by a party of repre- sentative citixens. He ,and several others proceeded to Perdue where a meeting is b held today. They re- turn tomorrow forenoon. DRESSED AND ACTED AS KIDS High School Pupils Annoyed At School Board Action BAD FIRE IN'CHICAGO Chicago, Oct. Internation- al salt dock of the .Columet- Elevated, the offices of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern railway and two steamships were destroyed early today in one of the most spectacular fires Chicago has evtr had. The loss is. estimated at NO TRUTH IN REPORT AU Pueblo, Colo., Oct. 16.r-Thc Cen- tral High School resembled a kinder- garten when the pupils, to show their contempt and ridicule for the orders I in- Home, Oct.. I A denied in Ca- tholic UferaXthat the Pope has forbidden the, of Franco to attend the Siite''; Universities. His Holiness recommended that they do not. iitteiiu; Vitn view to encourag, ing the Catholic institu- tions by the preference given them over state It is reported tkat Father Eouiolo Murri, the the Catholic democrats will shortly be excommuni- cutf, not for but for disobed- ience in writing "and lecturing in a spirit 'of disapproval on the policy of the Pope. UNTTEDSTATES NAVY GOING TO JAPAN BORDEN IS CONFIDENT Montreal, Oct. R. L. Borden, addressed a meeting in Victoria hall, Westmount, this evening. The hall was filled to its capacity and several hundred wire unable to obtain admis- sion Mr. Bordc-n's reception was most enthusiastic and he responded by making a fighting speech at tin close of which' lie predicted that he would be premier of Canada after October 26th. Preparations For An Enthusiastic Re- ception ROUNDED UP A LOT OF DRUNKS City Palice Kept Bos; Look- ing After the Booze ers .The police had a lively time of it last evening.rounding up all kinds o drunks..' Charlie Bickncll cut up a performance, on. Round St. and as hi has several appearances Ijealc, he was assessed and cost: as a sobecative. J. ;Ardell. who ha been the subject of a deal o newspaper notoriety of late, got gaj the-'Dallas Hotel and thjs morning 'paid court S3 and costs for hi _Jphn Shutt is n-bijf, husky low "whose flow of language was no learned in Sunday School and bein haul t oral election and. thus causing a va- cancy in the Provincial the labor unions of this riding contest the seat at the, next election. It was the opinion of one of 'the delegates that the union, men should not remain idle in He had no doubt that tlie laboring men of this constituency could elect member for this constituency. The other business was -routine. ATE POISONED RICE Medicine Hat, ,Oct. and f the school board that the school; hall not have a football team dress- d as little children and brought oys, boys in short trousers, hirtwaiuts and big bow ties, carried ops and marbles and the girls with heir hair in "pig tails" adorned with, big ribborvb, nursed dolls and 'teddy" bears and played with jacks, mmediately upon the, assembling of school, the commenced spinning tops and rolling marbles on the floor. Efforts to restore, order were unavail- and tho senior And'junior classes among- which 'were the chief offenders, were dismissed. The pupils gathered outside the walls of the study hall and kept the school in au uproar by oud yells of. defiance.- Principal H. M. Barrett finally made a talk to the pupils and they agreed to return to the school and behave. Mrs. J as. Johnston, of Winnifred, are receiving sympathy of the neigh borho6d in" thti terrible mishap which death of their little one obtained access sonie poifioned rice which had betn mice and eat- ing the same died in terrible agony. FEAR YflttG MAN GET INCREASES j Ottawa, Oct. pay chequ- es for the department of the interior liave brought increases of from one to four hundred dollars number of officials who have been classed heretofore as belonging to "outside "civil but who under the new civil service act becoirie members of "inside service." Disappearatce Of John Lcfer From Joscpfcfccrg Arouses in Medicine Oct. 16. Great anx_ iety is expreseSjdjty Mr. and Mrs. John S. Lehr' of Josephbarg concern- ing the possible., fate which may have befallen theirimdoptfed sou, disappeared vOri September 24th last Tokio. Oct. time between dawn and noon on Saturday, Oct. 17, the United Statws battle ships es- corted by a squadron of Japanese- war vessels will swing into the har- bor of Yokohama. Sixteen welcom- ing men of war will and 336 harmless jrunir will voice the senti- ment of .the whole people of Japan. The first scene of the firut act of the week's engagement of the American fleet in Japan will doubtless be the most impressive but every number on the long carefully pre- pared and as carefully rehearsed, will be new evidence that the welcomo found in Japan has been unexcelled, unequalled perhaps, by any of the hearty receptions extended to it since it.left the Atlantic seaboard. Sixteen Japanese war vessels are even now awaiting the ships at their buoys and throughout the visit each battleship will have officers and men representing the entertaining emperor people at its beck and call. A.high Japanese admiral, speaking onfOctbber 15th. said: "When tho first gun. of welcome sounds the week win Have begun and a new page will be turned'in the history and relations between the two countries." TYPHOON DID DAMAGE Ajnoy, Oct. typhoon today demolished all the buildings erected for the reception to the officers and men of the American battleship with .the exception of the niain re- ception hall. Many stores in tlu town were badly damaged and th lectric lighting plant is under w feet of water. C1TYFIXESTHE LIGHTING RATES At a Special Meeting Of the Council Last Night AFTER PRODUCERS Toronto, Ont., Oct. milk .section of the retail merchants', asso- ciation today decided to press for the prosecution of the producers" on tht- charge of illegal combine and re- straint of the trade following the c.-nt "strike" for winter rates. CPJL PRESIDENT SPEAKS OF and whereabouts. COOK'S HEIP HASESCAPEfi not the can be found. Tjiej lad years of age and >-as 'so ;greaily attached to tha family" that' it: is's; thought highly im- probable leave- home ANOTHER BIG MEETING Montreal, Oct. three electors present at a meeting at St. Clet this afternoon in honor of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Intimates Tkat the Concerns Will Be Administered BytheC.P.R. Degrees Given By New Jjiiiversity Edmonton, Oct. 13. The convoca- tion. of Alberta University _was Jield in the opera house, yes terday, and the members of convo- cation, their friends "and invited guests .began to; assemble at get out head first through "the win-a clow oi the new police station. The chief caught him. in "the act and a stjfT crack of the baton over.the part of the body inside the building per- ruadecl him to back in again. His bill was ten and costs. L. B. Bouldy Js making it. an everyday. occurrence. arid .was .soaked two and costs. He has got his orders to leave .town by the ;first. train. Win. Connor is the owner of.a very fine driver and yes- terday giving an exhibition Of its.speed oh Round St. He was so full that when the rig struck, a crbssing.herflopped out into the mud' His horse stopped and after he got going again the police arrested him for exceeding the speed limit and his ..two. and costs. C. T. Owen, known in former days as Owen'..of considerable pugilis- tic fame, got into ji: mix-up in the Lethbridge Hotel bar. -When Con- TRere was tall' hustling am- ong both, the city and the Counted Police'last night, the cause being the escape of a prisoner-at-large, Sevord, from the barracks. He was working in the kitchen to Paul, the cook, and at about ten minutes its seven in the midst of a pouring rain and pitch darkness, he walked out without coat or hat and having us. was afterwards found out, appro- priated a pair of Paul's overalls to cover his checkered trousers. In a very few minutes, he was missed and of his oVn_ atfcditl? Sinster rumors are afloat and the district a state of ireVt- >-ere found 'fat-' side one of ex.im- ination of -the cattle and horses show- ed that none. been injured. Tlte lad was known :to be following ;up a clue, discovered in'connection1-with the incendiary fin-, which, receiitly destroyed the Li.hr r; dwelling" and wiiich brought, the Dreamers so prom- inently before- the s On being asked at Winnipeg, garding his movements Sir Thomas Shaughnessy stated that he expected that he would be in the city until Thursday afternoon. He would go through to the coast and would visit as much the West as .was possible ia the nt'his disposal. He hoprd to be b.ick in .Montreal about the end or the month. He would go to Ed- monton and would visit the EASI Kootenay country. In Southern Al- berts- fa will have tlie pleasure -of Hon. W. H. dishing, 3Iinister of The city officials became weary of listening to the numerous complaints that have followed the issuing of the months' light bills. People living side by si do with the same number of lights, had vastly different bills and other complaints were registered. At the request of the officials there was a special meeting of the council lost night to go into the matter of the unsatisfactory rates. Acting Mayor Macbeth, Aid. Ives, Cunningham and [lutton were present. After a good power rates be 14. and 10 cents per kilowatt respectively with such discounts as will leave the price to the consumer the same as paid to the Electric Co. under rates heretofore charged by them. To see the cause in the differences reported by the metres, a metre tester will be purchased at once. The C. P. R. platform lights were placed on a ilat rate of 65 cents with twenty per cent discount. Twenty-four new Tungston street lights will be purchased at once from Calgary. Those with the twelve al- ready on hand will be installed at once. Supt. Reid, and Aid. Cunning- uam, chairman of the Fire and Light Committee will make a tour of the city some night soon to find the dark corners upon which to place these thirty-six lights. The council will have the street by- law amended, so as to. encourage the. business people to put up electric signs. A room will be. fitted up in the market quilding for a business' office. Permission was granted the C.P-.R. to .build.a spur track, to th inspecting the roost recent acquisi- tion-of the Canadian Pacific, the line of the Alberta Railway-and Irrigation Public Works for Alberta, will ad- company. The_purchase of a control Shortly after, students tp the number. of about forty; marched over' from, the university, dressed' in .the regu: lation ''cap" aVd cpwri'. arid .splitting the air with their" college .yell. occupied front sects near the stags, leading the applause during the. speaking. Behind' them were meinbsrs of convocation and their wives. Decorations of the hugb hall wcre. green and gold, colors of the uni- versity, also coats of arms of Alberta and sister provinces, and above all a huge banner bearing .the words. "Success to Alberta's University." Justice Stuart, of Calgary, chan- cellor of the university, occupied the chair. On 'the platform were Lieut. Governor Bulyca, Hon; Dr. Ruther- ford, Chief Justice Sifton, Vice Chan- celor Hon. Justice Beck, Wor- ship Mayor Duggnn of Strathcona, Dr. Tory and the members, of the university faculty. r The official program followed, ing an address of welcome by Mayor an address by Chancellor presentation of degrees to His Honor Lieut. Governor Bulyca ot D.; Hon. A. C. Rutherford, L. L. D.; Chief Justice Sifton, D. C. I..; Mr." Justice Stuart, L. L. B.; Mr. Justice Beck, L. L. B. and members of the convocation, B. A. The presc-ntation of the first schol- arship was to diaries Rfilly, grad- uate, of Western Canada College, nephew of J.imessReilly, Calgary. Tho principal speech was delivered stable Silliker arrest "Hlm he strenuously cQp'wos too. manj- for him' although his brand new coat ;pretty ''well plastered .with mud before he Owen paid and: costs for hfs rack- et and for cleaning the coat. Sil- liker had to have the doctor dress one of his knuckles after the fray. Probable Murder At Winnipeg xllrhomls turned, "out but xip to three o'clock this afternoon he had not >ccn "caught. Sevord was sent hore for six months >y two magistrates at Medicine Hat "or the theft of two watches at Col- eridge about three- weeks ago. He was reported by the authorities at the Hat to be somewhat simple arid was made a prisoner at large on that assumption. DROPPED DEAD Ottawa, Oct. ;Jno; G. Bow- er, a well known local dentist, drop- ped dead last night while walking down Sparks street a: cxraple of friends He had been iu the best of health.. He leaves a widow and four children. V dress a public meeting.in the Labor Hall tonight! He will deal especial- ly with the labor question as re- lates to the political issues in the present campaign. While the1 meet- ing is primarily in the int the labor it will be of interest to the other electors as well. He speaks at .Taber tomorrow night. FERN IE COURT HOUSE Victoria, B. C., plans for the new Fermi- court house have been passed with slight changes and work on excavations and foundations will be provided at once. OLD AGE ANNUITIES Ottawa, Ont., Oct. Govern- ment will begin selling the old age ling interest in this company was consummated only a few days prior U; the departure of the pr. sident from Montreal. The line runs from Leth- gridbe south to the international boundary which is reached at Coutts. There is also branch running into The mileage of the system is one hundred and thirteen miles, .ind the roads run through a district.. At Coutts connection is made-with the line of the Great Northern. It hns always been sus_ Malting Co. by extension of the team track across Baroness -Road and south on ilacleod Road. The solicitor will be request- ed to draft a bylaw to cover this matter -and protect'the city against damages. CONDUCTOR KILLED Hanover, Oct.- uncoupl- ing Cars, Charles Clark, conductor on i C. P. R. mail train got his foot caught and was run over and killed. annuities next month. Already there peeled that J. J. Hill had clesignr- h'ave been many opplications and the success of the scheme is assured. Up to the present time S. T. Bastedo. head of the annuities branch, has bsen engaged wifti the large amount of preliminary work necessary to en> able the government to give to the act of last session. effect RELIEF TRAIN WAS CONSUMED BY FIRE Terrible Disaster Near Alpena, Was Rushing People Away From Burning Forest on the property, and that he expect to utilize it to enter into the heart of the most fertile belt of Alberta. In addition to the railway line, the president will have the pleasure of inspecting the collieries, which wen: previously by the Alberta Rail- way and Irrigation company ami which have also passed into the hauda of the C.P.R. With the railway line ihere lias also passed into the control of the Canadian Pacific about hnli .i million acres of land, formerly held by .the Alberta Railway, and which will now administered by the Can- adian Pacific. Oct. and Alpena, Mich.. OcC a reports reached here that of rrfupees from the fire swept village of on the Detroit and Winnipeg, Man., Oct. and the poirA- of blind desperation, caused, it is.said by find- ing his wife living with another man on his return from railway work, John O'Muchc, eighteen years of age, laborer, entered the home of Tgnacy nigHt ?md without hesitation drew a revolver and dis- charged it almost point blank at him The victim may die. Got Lot Of Bills Near Milton, Ont by the Chancellor, lary address. It was a schol- Milton, Oct. Inspector Parkin son of Dominion secret service, -with Crown Attorney Dick nnd Chief Con stable Chapman yesterday, nmde ai A GENEROUS GIFT Montreal, Oct. H. Bur- land today notifid the tuberculosis league that he would equip a dispen- sary at a cost oi as a gift to the league if the organization suc- ceeded in collecting as an endowment. ition of the premises recently owned by Thomas W. Crozier, who i now in Milton, jail, charged with is suing counterfeit bills. After diggin in old bnrns Uii; searchers found tw cans- labelled "Lipton's" and a sma lard pail, all containing bills amount ing to Bills consisted of those of Quebec. Standard, Fanners' imperial and United States banks. An Imperial Bank bill lacked signa- ture of the president. .train which left last night went crthc relief of the forest Ore threat- ened village of Metz, saying that the rain hart been burned and that some] f the refugees had perished with it. humors of large loss of life are cir- ulated all along the railroad in this section. Detroit. Mich., Oct. report, which reached this city at 9.15. says t is reported that Hie loss of life by the burning of the relief train may reach 200. Detroit, Oct. to De- troit Xcws, and. Detroit Journal from Alpfina, state it is definitely known that fourteen iwoplu were, burn Mackinaw R. Tt. are known have boon burned to between Meti Blew Up Bridge In Bosnia St. Petersburg, Oct. des- patch to the Xovof Yremya- today re- ceived from Belgrade, says that the railway bridge the Bosnia river at Vrambnk, Bosnia, hns been blown up and destroyed, thus cutting off communication with Serayevo, the ed to dcuth in the rclici train from i capital of Bosnia Mctr.. They" were principally women and children who were cooped up in box cars, the obly ones available when the train was hurried out of Mctz. It Is reported from Alpcnnjty. The .imira-'y the London Paris, Oct. is much sat- isfaction in jjowm mcn.t circles over the international conference that is and the village of Poson last night when their relief train was wrecked by rt burned out culvert. Details are still lacking and reports are coming in slowly as a result of the destruc- tion of wire and poles by the fires, but it is known from Hailterburg at noon that 15 burned skulls have been found in the ruins of the destroyed relief train nnd that the fireman was burn- ed to death in the w.iter tank of his locomotive where he had tnki-n refuge. It is not yet known definitely how many persons were aboard the re- lief train when it pulled out oi Muz last night nor whether any of the re. fugees escaped except that two train- men have arrived at Hosen and es caped with their lives. Information received from Millereburg at noon to- day that only the skulls h-id beer, found in the wrcck and that con- No Danger Of War Now Seoul, Oct. trouble arising from Hie engagement between Chinese And Japanese troops at Kontano, Northern Korea., has been settled and no further ditliculty is expected. It now appears that the Japanese have notified China that the entire question at Kautau would be adjust- ed by amicable moans. Paid Big Rent For Poor House The against Joe Fong for keep- ing ;i disorderly house was up at the police court at 2 o'clock this after- noon. Chief Gillespie conducted the pro- secution and L. M. Johnstone appear- :.'d for the accused. Mr. Johnstone wanted' to have the case tried as a preliminary. The Magistrate, how- did not see likewise and had the case come up as a preliminary. One of the witnesses said she had signed a lease. The document was produced and it showed a rental of per month. She did not tell Joe what .she wanted the house for. She convicted twice while there of k.epi-ig a disorderly house.1 Dorothy Davis staled that she rent- the house from Joe Fong and paid month'.? rent, She did not tell Joe what she want- the lunts for. The. other people couldn't be gotten out of the "hcmse -o she got her money back. She had signed a lease. Mr. Johnston.- asked to have the dismisosd as there was no primai Saskatoon Is On Anxious Seat Saskatoon, Oct. Thos. and party will arrive here spcciiu train on Saturday facia evidence, that the accused knew that the house was used as a dis- orderly house or that he was the ac- tual kr-eper or the constructive keep- er. The chief held that the mere fact that a month was paid was suffi- cient evidence that he knew that the houso was a disorderly house in of the fact, that the lumber in the housii was not worth No house in city was bringing such a ront. Common sense whon brought to boar to settle the existing Balkan