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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbri VOL. I. LtTHBniDOE, ALBERTA. GASPE CmitMCO TO DEATH. Man., Oct. Cixxby, of Winnipeg, engaged repair- tag a C.N.B. bridge, ascended a driver, -when the euiire over, and Crosby terri- bly crushed, and died trithin an hour without.regaining cooaciouuness. An other man on the derrick thrown into river, from he emerg- ed unhurt. Big Majority Or erHU Conservative Rival The Aftermath Quebec, 'Oct. majority b the Laurier in the neat Parliament of Canada was again in creased today when the Hon. Eu dolphe Lemieux, genera was elected in the cooatituency o Gaspe, over Hon. E. J. Flynn, Con 3ervttive candidate, by a majority of over 1JOO> in Victoria judi- A LOCAL BUDGET -The miners are at work again to- day. Jaa. B, Bii-ie, of Magrath, married jn Utah to Julia E ol Weixr. Col. H. J. Jtnlckie ..has returuw from'Pembroke, Ojitf., and has gon U> hij ranch at Milk Itiver. There was a lively scrap at No. last nijrht. An iron bar very effec tively put one of the principals ou of the game. C. C. Wright who has been visitin brother R. A. Wright has gone to Fernie where he will open up "again. in the busineM. The funeral of the infant daughter HON. THOMAS GREENWAY IS DEAD One Of Western Can- Most Prom- inent Men PURER cud rccoggt oi ballots in the election of Mr. which cootimwd a'u ed.ionight until Saturday with eight boiM to be-gooe.ovtt Thiriy- two; .have wide "for radjadicatioci: question of who will--Anally ba elected is an" open4 one and Mr. TempleroanV supporters are hopeful. The majority now Elands at four, one of Barnard's having been thrown out.- McCool EUcUd North Bay, Ont.; Oct. A. McCool, the Liberal candidate is elected for Nipissing withji majority of 87 The result was in-doubt until the last'poll heard fronrf today. B. C.; "Got. Wm.Memplenian" and Ralph Smith went up country today" to assist Duncan Boss in Kootenay and_ Yale-Cariboo respec- tively. Four Running-in Yukon Dawson, Yukon, Oct. Lib- erals' and two hfive for the federal tion'to "Be held January 19th. E. T. Congdon "and''Robert the latter a member Jor White Horse in the local .legislature, were the "choice of the factions. -George Black was nominated by .Conservative ea fn convention at Quartr Creek and -Gfsirir another the W.W.B. -Mclnnes .'was Mrs.' Jaa. who died, on Wednesday night, took place at 3 o'clock 'to therpublic cemetery. Hey.. J. M. Harrison oi- nciaied. Arooag the flora! were a biautifui pillow from the. Ladies' Aid Society of Westey church, and a large number from friends. Oct. Thomas Green way died unexpectedly at 7 o'clock this morning- The late Mr. Greenway was one 61 the best known public men in Western Canada. He was premier of Manitoba from J888 to' 1900. Before going to Manitoba he sat in __the House of Commons as representative ol West Huron. After his Govern- ment was defeated in Manitoba he was elected member for Lisgar and held that seat until the close of the last Parliament when IIP. was ap- pointed member of tKe Railway Gom- He was a native of Corn wall, England and was severi- ty yeamof age. His remains will be interred at CrvstaL City, Woman's Against Colw- iupf 'Ottawa, Ijie conven- tion yesterday. of. National Coun- cil of Wotteu Mrs. Waycott, Mont- real, eonvener of the Objectionable Printed Matter" Cowimttee, prefaced her remarks by- stating that more care should be taken in selecting j books for- The abolition of Saturday (supplements, which are ed- ucating children in deceit, mischief, snd disrespect to and poor, was recommended.; Misleading letters addressed to girls awl others often contain, iteias of information that are fair of a'; moral character, aiid wbgukl not ho allowed to be circulate. aod will receive the "of the council. Library books often require careful supervi- sion of parents, and guardians. AN ENGLISH BISHOP IS CHOSEN Bishop Of Stepney Succeeds Late Bish- op Carmichael LABOR MEET ON NOV. 9 TERMS OF GIFT TO THE HOSPITAL Arraigc Fw Cafivefltioi To delate Ffr E.T. Gait's Offer Made Public At a Council Meeting Montreal, Oct. disagree- ment between the clerical and lay ele monts of the Montreal diocese with reference to the election of a new bishop resulted today in the election of a compromise choice in the persoi of the Right Rev; C. Gordon Lang Bishop of, Stepney, and suffragan toj the Bishop of London. A despatch today says Bishop Lang has-declined the position. TEMPLEMAN MAY GET JOB. Ottawa, Oct. name of Hon. Vm. 'Templemaa is mentioned as UCCPSSOI- to the late Thomas Greea- vay as Railway Commissioner. C.P.R. ENGINEER HURT. B.C., Oct Mac- dougiill's Spur about 25 miks an hour, ngtne 501 was derailed and turned over, Engineer Cavanaugh b'.-ing bad- iy bruised. The switch-was open and covered by a light snowfall. CLOSE OF THE AMERICAN BATTLE PRfcWCE ALBERT'S MAYOR DEAD Prince Albert, Oct. the Hags in the city arc half-masted out of respect for Mayor K.S.Cook, crowi lands agent, who died at 3 a.m. Tuos day. Mayor Cook was one-of tho best known old timers in Prince Al bert county.; As a member of the Royal North West Mounted Polic 'ie was in the, fight at Duck Lake, th .irst engagtj'uent of the rebellion o 1885, and there received wound -.vhich caused him to be slightly lame Bryan and Taft Cam- paign, In Same City At Same Time NO TRUTH IN RUMOR. Newmarket, Eng., Oct. is.no truth in the rumor that King Edward has been injured." He is dining tonight with Sir Ernest Cassel. tor the rest. of. his life.' He .was ap- point c-d to the clerkship in the land office shortly afterwards, and a few years ago was made Dominion lands at Prince Albeit, being thus ap- pointc-d to public service by one gov- ernment and promoted by another. .Mayor Cook was elected to the civic chair in 1900 by a majority of five votes over J. E. Bradsbsiw; now M. P.P. for Prince Albert City, and last year was re-eleetfd by acclamation City Council held-an a'djoarned meeting last night for the purpose of putting through a number of bylaws His Worship the Mayor and Aid. Cun- ningham, Ives and Hutton-wcre pre- sent. The bylaws put turuugir first, asked to'run by influential but no- answev has been received yet. It is understood that an independent also placed in the field. Tho Reault in Mactood. Claresholm, Alia, is no further-doubt of-the, election of John Herron in the." Macleod, consti- tuency. Four small polls-remain lo be accounted for and the'jnajority is 250. Macdonald had a majority over his opponent in the' Pass. Herron led in Macleod-town, but the district gave McDonald a majority 73. Granum district -gave Macdonald a majority although, Hcrrou led in the town, in fact, all the -districts adjoin- ing the railways major ities while the" towns, went Conserva live. The provincial constituency o Macleod gave a majority for Mac danald and the High River constitu ency supported Herron. Local Libersfls .attribute, the dfe- feat to a lack ot organ- ization, the indifference of the new settler particularly and the religious cry which was wantonly worked against Macdonald in several localities one relating to "the granting permis- sion to-the a spur the Royal second, thV bylaw relating to" the closing' o[ certain streets and Ungsuin Block. 49 and 50. This was passed at the re- quest of the Hospital "in. view ontemplated addition to the Hospi- tal; third, a bylaw relating to the closing-of certain, -lanes at the new Central School. The local improvement bylaw _ was given the first and'second? reading. The matter of greatest public inter- est to come before the council was that contained in the foltowing letter from E. T. Gait, Esq. St. ..James Club, Montreal, P. Q-.. Oct. 16, 08 matter of the selling of the city's ebentures. He. was certain that figured on a basis of five >er cent, all through, having talked with their representative for an hour regarding the' matter. Mr. Cunning- ham'thought 90} too-small a figure evert jit five-per cent, aud that the city had a strong claim on Gundy for "a" raise on the 6 cent de dentures. thought fatten" tion be call- ed to the fact that, are six per cent, debentures and that the The special 'committee appointed a the last meeting of the Trades an Labor Council to anangc details fo a. convention connection with tho placing of an Independent Labor Pnrtjr candidate in the provincial contest, presented 'the following re- port to the Council last night: The committee" appointed at the last meeting ot the Trades and Labor Council z. of JLethbridge to arrange details for a conventfon call of the workers of Le'lhbridgc Hiding nt which the principal matter to Ixi dts- coflsed lie. platform and thc> select ion oC a. can- didate whose candidature would be acceptable to "the "various sections; of the labor movement, met in thn Lab- j y or Temple on Saturday last every member of that 'committee was.pres- Bro.. Dna Qufgley was monsly vdfed-to the chair'and Uro. Tuckwell acted as secretary. Tho "principal busings was the SEVORD GOT A MONTH AT BARRACKS Supreme Court Is Now Hearing An At- tempted Murder Case Secretary Treasurer should wire them for the. figure which they arc giving the city for the block of six per cents. It was suggested Inat the matter be taken up at a meeting of the fin- ance committee. question of representation and ulti- mately the '.'ollowing ;was decided on. subject to the approval ofHhe coun- cil: UVEY SCENE IN WINNIPEG _ Winnipeg, Oct. action tak -en in Police Court by Hon. Colin Campbell, against E.L. Howell, a prominent barrister has aroused great interest, The remarkable scene Attor iiey General, -Colin H. Campbell, o Manitoba, being vigorously kicked across Main'' Street was one whic was witnessed by hundreds of cit zcns. when that worthy official was assaulted by E. L.. Ilowell, son of th Chief Justice ot the provinco, and prominent young Uberal_ lawyet whom had insulted on Sunday night, when Howell was to secure thfi release of two political prisoners who had been locked up by order of Mr. for political effect. Howell threatened then to thrash the Attorney General in public the first time they met, which happened to be on Main.St. this afternoon. Howell took the Attorney General by the throat .and demamled an apol- ogy on bended knew, which Mr. Camp bell refused to give, whereupon How- el! proceeded to kick him vigorously the strwt, while crowds chccr- ei. ,'Thc_ incident is the main topic of the town, owing to prominence of both parties. Mr. Campbell later had HoweH arrested. His Worship the Mayor of the City of Lethbridge, Dear I have practically re- tired from the active administration1 of the Alberta Hailway and IrrigS? tion Company, J desire by some act to benefit the people oLLethbridgc and the district- j-ears of roy life have been spent in the endeavor its .resources and to promote its prosperity. Sly father, the late Sir Alexander alt, who was the: founder of.the.or- ginal company, the North-Western oal'anci Navigation Company, do- ated during his lifetime; monies suf- cient to establish the Gait Hospital and by his will, left-an endowment und, which at present amounts to nearly The o tho city and districtj now exceed the resources and capacity o the Hospital and I propose under the following conditions to donate the sum of its extension: SAYS THEY DRINK TOO MUCH BEER Stalwart Made By Job Bans Regarding British London, Oct. the .abor drew- down his the' anathmas of the laborite." when in the House of. Commons this afternoon he intimated that the main disadvantages of the unem ployed laborites in Britain as compar ed to 'the "unemployed in America wa ttfat the: Britons drank more than their trans-Atlantic conferees. Mr. Burns .repudiated the sugges tion that the difference lay in th fact that the American unemploye had money in-their pockets. "I have been in America he only difference One delegate shall be fallowed for the .charter and an 'additional dele- ed gate for every 20 major portion thereof; one delegate to _be allowed to represent the .whole of, his union's membership, provided only iic delegate is sent; have owor'to cast the .number of votes is union, is We also suggest that the Trades nd Labor Council be by he President, Vice-President and Sec otary at such convention: believe that it would be advis- able to call the convention; for Jfon- lay, Nov. 9th, 1908, at 9 o'clock' in the morning and that the following organizntions be invited to attend: Bartenders, Bricklayers, Bridge Workers, Brewery Workers, Carpen- ters, Flour Workers, Farmers' Socie-j ty of Equity, Laborers, Miners, the Supreine Court .met terday die Court made a fresh start the charge against Wil- liain Hihley; the Magrath lad, charg- ed" with theft' of a letter. The agent general, C-F P.Cony- K C., wished to substitute an- other charge for. the one. started on in the ixiornitig .but C. Fi Harris, coiinsel for defence objected. Af- ter a good deal .of debate Mr. Harrii? j moved that the. -.be .quashed! and. for another hour -the question was j threshed out. E; RV Janies and; Walter Holmes were ararigned ou a charge, of assault- ing George Charest, the A. K. I. yard foreman They both pleaded not guilty C. F. Harris for Sam Jones, charg- The Sevord ease "vvas started on. af- ter the'court had settled on. the Hin- ley case. Sergt. Humbyr told of the prisoner's being missing for, Oct. 15 to 21. The cook; Paul :Seivers, created considerable amuspme'nt by getting mixed on his dates .''ami his asking His Honor questions instead of an- swering tlmu himself. He testified -New York, Oct. and Bry- an, candidates for the presidency, after their almost hand to hand strug- gle last night for the support of Syr- 'acuse and Onondaga county, Taft. speaking at two meetings, Bryan at four, parted company today and pro- bably will not come again within point blank range of each other Taft remains in the hotly contested, district of New York. Bryan goes on to take a hand iji the final fight of' the Democrats for the electoral vote of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. Mr. Bryan travelled .today through Ohio delivering a number of speeches in various places in the home state of Ina Republican opponent. John W. the Democratic vice presidential candidate, continues his tour of Indiana which state Mr. Bry- an'expects to reach tomorrow. Indi- ana was also the centre of activity of E. W. Chafin and E. S. Watlins, presidential and vice presidential, candidates of the prohibition party., -Announcement was made this morn- ing that the Independence party cam- paign be closed with a big. meeting in Brooklyn tonight and an- other tonight in Carnegie Man- hattan. Hisgen and Graves the can- didates of that party for president and vice president will be at both abductioB, elected for Jones to lie tried by a jury, a settlement not having been reached. P. C. KROENIG IN A BATTLE .hat- when he the assisted by .W. R. Hearst, chairman'- of the party's national executive cummitUr. campaign for the governorship of New York state continued today with unabated' vigor, both candidates, Hughes and Chandler speaking. at. several points ;duriug the day, iiu-M-tings schkHtled- for tonight. up'crumbs, he l'.-ft' Sevord j York, Oct. working in. the, kitchen. He heard the door -bang: and Ciime but and saw Uiat-th6 lunch was there but the man ,vas gone; All efforts to get him to try to remembi'r. dates or time were tmavailing. Detective Egan told of Henry-G. Loudenalager of Nejvv Jersey secretary the National. Republican congressional committee today gave out his anticipation of the complex- ion of. the riationaL Jlouse of Repre- sentatives. He said it would show going to Coutts for the prisoner and 227 Republicans and .164 Democrats.. bringing him back to the guardroom. Judge Harvey took a very lenient view of the case as the prisoner was Weii-knowB City Constable Had a lively cottoler sicians. Painters, Printers, all Rail- way Unions, Socialist Party, Retail Clerks. CREDENTIALS- "I have cleaned up every deputy sheriff and constable in Fargo, and can lick your whole police the way a fellow named Nelson, a Swede from North Dakota greeted Constable Kroenig and Detective Sar- City of Lethbridge to to 'grant an annual- contri-Nf the .unemployed in America bution for maintenance, freedom from taxation in perpetuity, and reduced water and light rales." those or country was that for. a short time .a.ter wore better dressed. Many "The trustees of the-Gait Hospital j to have a majority vote in the ad- ministration of the affairs of the in- stitution." "I shall be glad.to leave my pro- posal open for acceptance by the city until the 1st February, and in the meantime I shall arnvngc of Uiem do nofdrink so much as do unemployed workmen, but British workmen have an advan- tage in the number of days they are idle" Loud cries of "It is "It i; a shameful greeted Mr. Burns' statement. Every Union shall with geant Egan when they rcsponded to duplicate credentials in.the messagc from a questionable resort form and no delegate shall; be ad- j His physique lent weight mittcd unless he produce same, for he is a husky er shall he be allowed to Q{ somft note Ln3t nighl ]ie in the convention until the same have j possession of the been jvcceptfd l.y the credentials com-j the constables mittcc. The credentials shall bej For a time Wrythmg rintetl in the following forms. To the First Convention of Tnde- xindent Party of Lethbridge, rovince of Alberta: This certifies that Bro.......... has been duly elected a. rink-gate to the nbovc convention with powers to vote i for plans for the new building to be drawn by a skilled hospital architect for the consideration of the city. "Yours faithfully, "E. T. Gait." The CouncilTs opinion of Mr. Gait's offer, is expressed by the following motion. "That the generous offer of Mr. Gait regarding the Hospital be grate- fully acknowledged ami that a bylaw be pirpn red and presented to the peo- ple for vote. The bylaw to cover water and light at cost; an annual grant'of' not less than and the interests of the citizens' share of the contribution to be otherwise pro- tected in the bylaw. FIGHT FOR LOCAL OPTION. Toronto, Ont., Oct. temper ance wave surging up from the Unit ed States is once more making felt in Ontario. A hundred contest, under the'local option law will tak phco in the province in January. enty-four local prohibition th; to secure ptr.i of local option laws. Toronto wilt join in the fight rough house. Krot'nig got the first fall and knowing he had to "do" the other fellow or get hurt the way he got after Mr. Nelson wasn't slow tpparently and senten- ?s, ced him to one month's imprisonment to. served at the end of the sen- tence that he is already serving. William Grahum, a Slav whose name was very long in his'native lan- guage was arraigned on a charge of Stabbing Mary Ferenz .with intent to commit murder. His partner Rudiak was sworn in as interpreter. The time of the court was occupied for about an hour on the objection of-W. C. Simmons for the defence, to the state- ment pi charge, which His Lord- ship suMairied'arid intimated simpler forms in making charges should be used. Graham pleaded not guilty ?ml elected to be tried by a iury. William Rudiak was charged with abetting Graham in :the assault. He. too, pleaded not guilty and elect- ed to be tried by a jury. The first cose called this morning at the Supreme Court was that o King vs. Graham, in which the accus ed is charged with stabbing Ferens, on the n'jtht of July 17 last Tho jury empanelled were E. Oxland C. Lowthcr, E. X. Wtikely, Gus. Nei dig, G. Firth and A. McCull C. F. P. Conybenrc K.C., agent To the attorney general, addressed th jury briefly outlining the history of! the crime. The accused Graham is alleged to have stabbed Mary Ferens near a cottage at the Windsor Hotel Chairman Hitchcock of the R-. publi- can. National committee said -.today tliat he is still of the opinion, that will be very close, but he is" onfident of Montana for the RepublicansJ Republicun leaders in Kentucky and Tennesee continue to tell headquarters that the -Republi- can candidate has more than .a fight- ?ig chance in those two states. While Ir. Hitchcock ieels sure about Maryland, he thinks the fight will -be close ehere. BOY KILLED NEAR GRANUM Granum, Oct. sad accident occurred on Saturday last at Mr. Reynold's farm east'of town. Ellis R-ynolds, a boy about il year? v.'as rounding iip" cattle "ECncT using a rope for a whip to 'help him in his work. Coming to a gate he alighted from his horse to open it when the horse bolted and the rope, catching the boy's l-gs, he was dragged about the field until he died from concus- sion. LOXLANDTTiE ONE TO GET JOB E. Oxiand has been appointed jan- itor of the Central and Kindergarten However, as he vvas pommeling e- the.' fejlow named James Hunt who wat. lfit a hand in the on a membership in and kicked die constable on the temple, partially stunning him. Sargeant Egan jumped in and Kroe- nig-and Nelson went after round No. Union. Xo. Signed: Prcs. (Seal) INVITATIONS Dnte after she had returned from a with some friends. W. C. nppcarcd for the defence. ciivus I schools. There were over sixty appli for the position but Afr. OXT land's previous good record as jani- Mary Kerens the girl assaulted was the first witness called. She recount- ed, the story of the stabbing. She tor of the schools stood him in good stead and the beard at a special mooting last night gave him the ap- h.id iMJen to the circus with Jas. Tre- ointment. The duty of taking cure levenn. Minbach and O'- son were with them also. At the of the- Bailey St. School was added to the duties of Sam Jones of West- is a man and had just We also suggest that the enough liquor in him to make him circular letter shall be prin'ivl nndjcrazy. Tho svrgoant's biliy scorned to sent to all in the ririni; j have no effect, the man's head seem- to the Socialist Party. made of iron. Finally the fellows To the Secretary of had enough of their own game and Benr Sir and 01 il 'o came- to police sUitinn. vention is issued to union for morning tllcy put up adopting a platform! f.nch Nelson paid ?8 to buy the This was anybody's -round. Nelson Rudiak and Graham sat behind j minster School and his salary. the purposo of and selecting candidate to ropro- a now pair of trousers, them and after the circus followed j increased SlO a month to pay for the them home. The company were to j extra work. the Good Co. iro croam parlor and 1 He will bo required to give his entire wncn they came to the cottage Rud-j attention to the carcUking of the ink was walking on the sidewalk in i two buildings. walking on the sidewa n j front of the cottage. Having said J good night to Trelevan she went through a gate at the side of the cottncjo some one her. sereamrfl ond tho man let po and DOCTOR GETS 15 YEARS Montreal, Oct. J. U. Geo- frion, president of an alleged with several membors con- GOES TO EHGLAND. Ottawa, Oct. eral leaves this afternoon for England to take part in the Im- perial conference which has been called to discuss with representatives of cable companies a proposition for Aid. Cunningham brought up in cable charges. sont the I.L.P. of the a now shirt for the deU-ctitrr, JlOUhc saw the nccusod running across revolting. crimes on the cvi- of boys, was ing in tho forthcoming provincial el-, damages to tho constable's watch r the back yard. When she left cction. The convention will be hold j xvhich was broken by a kick and gate she heard Rudink in the I-abor TcmpK Lethbridge, on in cleaning Monday, N'ov. Whr 1908, and will off tho constable's coat 7-0 Simmons "witness admitted Tho court room presented a sad this morning. Mr. Hunt wopt he ns follows: One delegate shall be' allowed to represent his union as a charter member, and an additional copiously, and one of tho women delegate for every 20 members or shed "many tears too. that