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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Uthbridge VOL. t. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1908. NO. 264. MACLEOD BOY SHOT WITH A GUN Percy Bruce In a Serious Con- dition Macleod, ,0ct. Bruce and Bert McCrae were the victims of a gunning accident last Friday while duck hunting in the' Ridge south of Macleod. "The young men a buggy with loaded shotgun bttween, them. In lenioving the weapon the hamer caught on something, an ex- plosion following. Percy Bruce was hit iix (the part of the face while Bert McCreu was struck in the arm. Upon -being removed to the Macleod hospital it was found that Bruce was the more seriously injured. The sight of one eye was destroyed and a portion of the skull fractured and several pellets of shot being lodged on the brain. He-has remain- ed unconicious ever since the acci- _dent and his 'considered critical.. The" other boy lost the. el- bow joint but it is that some use of the arm may be saved him. DEMOCRATS DEPEND UPOW LABOR VOTE 6ct, tions here are much more sat- isfactory than'7i i John W. Keru7 Democrat- ic nominee for vice president ji today on his return from jc Bridgeport, he spoke jc last night. vv "If the labor Vote comes to fi us, as we expect, we will car- t ry New York' "state. The im- t labor vote of New Jer- t aud will also t determine _in "those" t states. The Democrats in New York are confident, and in the other two states, they are 4 hopeful." Mr.-Kern will leave afc tomorrow for Utica, to'speak. t 4 4 -v Japanese Treat Americans Well SIR. WILFRID CLAIMS MAJORITY OF SIXTY LIBERAL LEADER ADDRESSES GREAT GATH- ERING AT MONTREAL CONFIDENT x OF A BIG VICTORY Montreal, Oct. Sir Wilfrid Lau- rier 'arrived in Montreal from Ottawa this evening and was given an en- thusisastic .reception his supporters here. y thousands of Over fifty Lib- eral clubs took part in the-' demonstra- tion and McGill and Laval students turned 'Out in force. '.Premier was escorted from the Windsor hotel to the Monument Na- Aloug the roite there were brilliant displays of .fireworks and thousands of people, the streets to witness tae scene. At (he .Monument Nation- ale a big erow'd- had gathered and wan briefly addressed by the Premier. At Sohmer Bark; therf was another big gathering which was also addressed by the premier. In his address at Sohmer Park, Sir Wilfrid said that tionale- and Sohmer Park.; the re-sults of the would give t A SERIOUS SETBACK Temperance People in Manitoba Too Slow i Winnipeg, Man., Oct. Mr. Justice Mather, this morning the local option interests of Manitoba, re ceived a very serious setback. The iisue was raised several days ago, as to the legal dak- on which the ap- plication under the new local option law could be filed with the municipal- ities. It was contended by the liquor interests that the law required ap- plications to be handed in before Oct. 1 while the were in session. The local option interests though' differently. A mandamus iras issued at last to force the secre- tary treasurer' cil of Wallace town to receive the ap- plication. Justice" Mather heard the arguments. .The" court decided that petitions'which had not _ed while the councils were in session before Oct. 1 could -not be accepted. This throws out some forty cases, only about .12 being filed in Hiine.. to'.come the scope of Tokio, Oct. reception ac- corded the United States Atlantic t by the Government and the of Japan is ,conceded by the American 'naval officers to be the leartiest and most perfectly carried out of the many receptions received by the.fleet since it, sailed from Hamp- ton Roads. The men of and Ja- fleets are .fraternizing every- where in', Tokio and Yokohama. The American uniform is seen everywhere, the cordiality of'the Japanese extend- ing to the inhabitants, of the most re- mote .villages. It is impossible to c'oubt the sincerity of the Japanese. GIF. IS COMING TO LEIHBRIDGE LOTS OF POLITICS AT CLARESHOLM Boys Injured By Fireworks Yokahama Oct. _l9.--Lieut.- Frank T. Evans of the Battleship Loaisana was recently courtmartialed on a charge of absenting himself from his post while officer of the deck disrespect. to his superior officers and intoxication', has been foun guilty of the charges. Res Admiral Sperry received >the pipers while the battlesliips were at Manill and has just announced his_verdic GRAIN ACT WELL-' Ottawa, Oct. is expressed the- officials ofvCthc department at the working oHjthe grain act as amended last session-on the recommendation of the grain commission. Only two disputes, bution of cars have been received bj the department up to present time This is an unusually small number. In one case the trouble was dealt with without delay and the second complaint is now in a fair way to settlement. the' Govc-rnment a majority of sixt House.. He claimed that- they would get a majority in Britis Columbia, Alber'.a, Saskatchewan an into the of South ern Alberta. This will give the G. T. P. access to the vast area Or. the southern half of the, granary of the empire, and will have in incalculable effect on the agricultural interest of the the terri- tory served. It will be another large item in. the finishing- of "Laurier's Work" during the'next four years. The above report has been confirm- ed by a Western Associated Press De- spatch from Ottawa which reads as purchase .-the election, I agree with ilr. Bryan that he will be elected "station7o mec7 He! will make his home at Lille. Both Conservatives and jjibcrals have rooms rented in Frank and nightly, meetings 'are held to discuss the Dominion election. Both, parties are working their-respective candidates.- In the last Dominion election only thirteen Conservatives voted and twelve Liberals. About one hundred and fifty voted for Sher- man, the miners' candidate. Inspector Belcher of the R.N.W.iL P., is on Ms regular trip' through the Pass. lie is at-Coleman today, tie finds law and order prevailing. Guild Officers Were Chosen SIR. CHARLES SWORN IN Montreal, Oct. 20. A London spe- cial cable says that Sir Charles Tup- per 'attended at Buckingham palace today and was sworn in as a member of the 'privy council to which honor he was appointed on the last birthday. His majesty King Edward bearers wore W. Symonds; appointed President, president, R. PCOple here. The great majority _of A BIG ORDER Kingston, Ont, Oct. The Can- adian Locomotive works have jus closed a deal with the Grand Trunk Pacific railway company for Some forty-five members attested their interest in-the reorganizing of Westminster Guild cannot be ascertained as to their qua- lificatipcs. ;TiiC' names, of these, per- sons sidd'ecl to ;thV after- ward a i rthey not oil the, on the day. 'of polling they can swear in their- votes on polling day: Mr. Ives insinuates in his letter that, the Liberals planned to leave 800 .names of! the list in order to block the polls on election day. There is not an iota of truth in that; charge aud Mr. Tvss knows that he bad not the slightest foundation for it. Tt is another sample of the reckless state- ments" of that gentleman throughout the campaign. Amongst the persons who were in- formed that thtjir names were not on the lists were Messrs. E. U-. Rylands and A. Smith. Both of these gen- tlemen's names were on the lists when Mr. .Ivek sent out his circulars. Hosts pf others who received thc circular from the Conservative man- the Westminster Guild being will find, if they takc the trou- present for election or officers Monday 6 engines to be delivered during coming year. evening in Knox Church. Tho officers for the first term President, Mr. A. .7. Irving; Sec.- Trens.. Fred Mac-Beth; Pres. of Dev. committee, Rev. A. M. Gordon; Pres. of educational committee, IMiss Bruce President of missionary committee, Miss Murray; Pres. of Social commit- tee, Hiss Tilncy; Organist, Miss Mc- Clure, Reporter, Miss Wright. fee will be charged to become a member of the Guild "but free offer- ings -will be taken from time to time. showed special kindness; consideration and District arc Clark; secretary treasurer, M. Me-j -T "7 Green. Th, anV-bearers and mem-! here the'last.few years. Con- equently they have for the inert part not become fully acquainted with the politics of the opposing parties and mshful people as. they are, are de- sirous oi information. They got none of this from John Herron but as stat- ed before a rebuttal of matters on J.D.HIGGINEOTHAM AN OFFICER Edmonton, Oct. branches of the Upper Canada Bible Society existing in the Province of Alberta 'last July were released at a confer- ence of the Bible Society workers held in the city of Calgary and tak- en over by the Canadian Bible So- ciety and created into a separate aux- iliary. His Honor Lieutenant-Gov- crnor Bulyea has consented to be pa- tron of the new auxiliary, and the following are the names of its chic: executive officers: President, John Irvine, Esq.. Calgary; 1st vice pres- ident, John D. Higginbotham, Leth- bridgc; 2nd vice president, A.T.Cush- ing, Edmonton; 3rd vice president, Rev. H. Heuslis. Red Beer; 4th vice president, Canon. Stocken, vice president, Rev. Canan Stocken, Glcichen; secretary. Al J. Battle, bors hope that at the next notice of which be given, the nside electrical workers will at- tend. Tlu> charter membership -has fixed at a "wry nominal figure, and this will be kept open for a month to allow all who have not al- ready done so, to join at the low fig- urc. Fatal Accident At Toronto Calgary; Calf try Hugh Neilson, Toronto. Oct. man was killed and three injured when thc rool on the new building being erected for the Harris Abbatoir Company, near the western cattle market, collapsed today. The workmen were removing the wooden supports under the roof when they were buried beneath a pile o bricks. It was a ifacedonian laborer, nam ed Thomas Crease, who was killed The injured are David Bottle, 40 years old, married; J. C. Aylmer, tninctl. injuries. Tie traa foreman o tho gang. which thf-.y were uninformed. Of course the farmers, who form the bulk of the voters, are here spoken if-and not the townspeople. Mr. Hor- r.on was therefore wasting his breath nnd would have been better employ- in giving some account of of the Conservative party. The speech was much the same as he de- livered at Macleod and he referred here to the cheque which he had put up amounting to and the tri- bunal consisting of 4 ACacIeod preach- ers who were to decide upon the charges against him above referred to. The spech was, in the words of an old Scots Song merely "Cauld Kail and pretty ancient kail at that. Mr. Hevron makes a ser- ious mistake in speaking with a poor mouth and talking about his 125 horses (it was 70 at Okotoks) as the savings of a lifetime. It is nothing against Mr. Herron that he is not a Carnegie but the people do not like think that their representatives folows. "Reliable information has been re- ceived here that the G. T. P. is con templating as its next move toward active competition of the wheat busi- ness the construction of a line through Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. The line will start from the present line north of Brandon, go into Bran- don, and thence west across the pra- rie provinces to the southern part of J Alberta, getting into tlie coal -dis- tricts there. It is pointed out that it is a necessity for he G. T. P. to cove? the territory and this plan will do it effectively. GET THE CONTRACT Ottawa, Oct. contract has fonvarclod to Thomas Kelly and Sons, c.f Winnipeg, for constructing .in that city the cnrshops for the ble to scan the lists, that their names arc upon it. LOCAL BUDGET The local story to be published in the Herald Saturday will lie an eye- opener to all bachelors and will show very plainly that, in some cases at least there need l.e no terrors in ma- trimony. The fire brigaxle had a run about Jive'o'clock yesterday afternoon, a call being "sect in from R. Sage's rt-s- idence Thc which was Tho Devotional evening will take sinaH onc -n thc basomcnt of the form of a Bible class and the subject house> was extin the study for Book of Acts, held on Monday, the 2fith. on account the time will be the Xo meeting will be arrived... Xo damage was Transcontinental railway at a cost1 its election night but on tho j- "Dad' 'Dunhar's case came up ho- about hall n million dollars. TURNED DOWN TORIES Winnipeg, Man., Oct. Haggart, and A. J. Andrews visited the C- P. R. shops on Saturday and attempted to address tho men in tho lunch, rooms durinjr noon hour. The men refused to hoar them and they retired with rather bad grace. Humphries but. was following Monday a social will he j untn Frid Thc boySr held for the purpose oi welcoming am) whitncy cmlld not swear newcomers and putting all on a friend I positivcly lhat thev saw Dxmbar (lo ly footing for the work of tho year. in the Houso of Commons depend up- speakers. on their salary as members for their daily broad. The Clarcsholm Review has noisted the Conservative banner and has arisen out of its political sleep. A matinee race meet is advertised to be held on the 30th inst. and it is hoped to pull it off. At present the weather is decidedly wintry, however, but there are hopes that it- will clear after a day or two. If the weath. r remains as at pres- ent those employed by the Return- ing Officer delivering Ballot Boxes and so on arr in for a cold exper- ience. The Liberals are to have a rally hire on Saturday afternoon when there will be one or two pror.iinent GUTTED BY FIRE Toronto, Oct. hardware premises of Brooks Sanford, Bay street, were gutted by fire this morn- ing. The stock was valmd at 000, on which there was about The firm went into li- quidation some days ago. CROKER CONTRIBUTES New York, Oct. cablegram from Richard Croker. from Dublin Ireland, subscribing SI.000 to the na- tional Democratic campaign fund anc for the State campaign fund wa received today. HOPE 'TIS TRUE Ottawa, Oct. is stated at he trade and commerce department hat- if the navigation of the Great can be kept open until the of November half of this year's grain crop of the Canadian West will the shooting hut they heard the shot [and saw that it came from Dunbar's direction: M. -lohnstone for Dun- bar wanletl the case dismissed but Chief Gillcspic would not agree. John Hasscll an Euglishmwi Was found lying in the near tho brewery last evening during-the snow have been movwl to the Atlantic seaboard before frost sets in. Creighton Died In Jail MOTHER BURNED TO DEATH Winnipeg, Mrs. Martha E. Coot o 53 Union Avenue, Elmwood, a suburl of this city was burned to death in her home last night while trying to save her child in a fire caused by an explosion of a coal oil stove. The child escaped unhurt. Owen Sound. Oct. Par- ish Creighton, condemned to be ed on December 1 for thc- murder of his wife and two step-daughters, diwl in jail last woek. He had been ill the last thm> days. Physicians say the symptoms wer? those of phosphor- us poison. A SERIOUS FIRE Guelph, Ont.v Oct. at mid- night did damage to the of to the premises of E. W. Cummings, gente furnishing store, 'tice, K. S. Jackson and 0. D. storm. He taken to the Gait ITospilal by the police it was found that ho was drunk. He would soon have perished had the police not found him lyizuj whore tlioy did. He is an employee of J. Gunn Sens at the bridge. Frank A. Maxwell, who has agreed to take- charge the gymnasium classes of the Y.M.C. has joined the office staff of thc Alberta Realty Co. in order that he may be able to give proper attention to the classes. In order to do this he has hired men to look after bis farm and dairy. Tho classes wiii start on November 2nd and continue for five months. For charges, class nights, etc., those wishing to join the young men's classes, business men's classes, or the boy's classes should iuquirft of 3fr. Maxwell or any ..the' committal which includes W. 'it." 'jifcLellmiwr. R. R. .Davidson, B. L. Dr. Cowr- ;