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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald 7 LETH.BRI.bat, ALT A., T U E SO A Y S E P T E M B E R It.lt0l. NO. 222 SAY STRIKERS ARE DOWN AND (HIT JOE MARTIN UNDECIDED Vancouver, Martin, returned today Iroui u three months' trip to the old country.. He stall's that he is yet undecided as to whe. ther or not he will enter federal pol. CP.R. Despatch from the East Anent; Situation TO FLY ACROSS CHANNEL Paris, Sept, morning papers declare that -Russian, named Prince Bologotoff lias decided to attempt to cross, the Uritish Channel in an a wo. plane. He has commissioned the bro- thers, Voisiri, aeroplane builders to construct-'.a large machine. rnr AT pniTPii iT I I-ifn AFTirr GREAT CRUSH AT LAND OFFICE Enormous Crowd, Estimated to Have Reached OneThou- sand, Swarmed Around tfee Doors An All Night Attack on the Best Positions Near Entrance The rush at thy land office today tin size. mates placo she did not file, tut was ushed Montreal, Quc., Aug. is no truth whatever in the reports that meetings of conductors, engin- eer.'; and othur organizations on the C.iM't. have..beon being- heW here or in Toronto to take .action re- garding the HOttiement of the strike. These statements all emanate from, the same source and 'are sent broad- cast to delude the striking workman and those not fully 'posted in. actual- ly existing .conditions. Strikers should know that a strike cannot be declared without an arbitration mi- dsr the Lemieux .Act. V Reports that the government will interfere arc contradicted by-lion. G. P. of railways. The fact Is that arbitration has. already been resorted to and the decision 'was- rejected by the men. .The strike fol- lowed this, rejection. The company wanted two weeks to give the strik- ers an opportunity "to return to work When they failed -to do'so the com- pauy proceeded to fill their places and tor do so until the staffs "are completed, "a. process which is now progressing most satisfactor- ily to the company. It Is understood that the railway company-has sche- duled with all the other unions and these have advised that., their posi- tion would be neutral in present dif- ficulties. SET FIRE TO BARNS Aug. po. lice are watching for a tramp who destroyed the barns and outbuildings exceeded even the expectations. The office wus beseiged all day yesterday by homesteaders who were desirous of making 'applications' to pre-empt. When the office closed yesterday af- ternoon probably twenty-rive or tuir- of a farmer named William Curtis, ty were turned away. the number at the oAce a1, nino o'clock at from five hiwidrad to upwtrds of one thousand. Tho crowd, desirous of gaining a pUce was very quiet. Probably of i'yur by the officials "to take her turn in line which was about 'iSif> Hughes was at the oflice when it clos cd yesterday but ret i neti he friend this morning after ihc- mincers were given out. She desires 10 pre- J. M. YOUNG IS DEAD Calgary, Aug. old resident "ohu McGregor Young who came to his city in 1371 passed away today, Decoasc-d was one of the oldest mem- bers of Ontario Lodge No, 26 A. F. and A. M., Port Hope, Ont. A TOUR OF INSPECTION Vancouver, Sept. Schreiber, government engineer for railways is here on his way to Prince Rupert along with chief engineer, Kellieher, of the G. T. P. for the purpose of inspecting the route as far as Hade-ton. THE US. FLEET GETSAFWE WELCOME redcoats and two city polictmea had the quarter adjoinm- her living in Leeds county. Curtis refused approach of the door was never a-! some to allow the tramp a night's lodging, cated. Men were anxious 1.0 tvi-ure the c and the 7imn immediately sot b'uildings on (ire. WYOMING MINES a good position'and. were quite wiM- ng to do without a night's rust to attain their end. By seven o'clock about eighty men had formed, in line preparr-d to make Butte, Mont., Aug., conse- quence of the failure of the coal operators and mine workers l.p. reach at a conference which was held m this city last Friday and Saturday.all of the' mines in "ths> state of Wyoming under the" control of the mine operators' association oj Wyoming were closed down tonight aiid will remain closed for an indef- inite period.: She was. les.i forte n effect. throughoutjstead' Another lady, Colmer crowd were numi or of l.ui.-or-jdrovc iu this ists who to take awny all..uorth of Tabcr- of the anxious expressions or. the ate thaa Mrs' (llul 1S j ly waiting yet. .Her object is to file 'on a homestead. Shortly two dies CALEDONIA SANK Vancouver, Sept. twenty miles up the Skeena river the steam- er by Foley, Welch -Larson, struck o rock and sank Thy greater part of the cargo will be saved. This is the second acciden to thiri boat this year. faces. etl ladies appeared the best of the night and were kept (credit of the in excellent good humor by the hope that the morrow would bring an urn- jile reward. About 300 men came in on the Cal gary local and at'qncc took their po- sitions in line. The c trains and much to the were allowed to pass up to first positions. Previous to this an effort was made to the men into a single file with partinl success.. to wire were givcnjto1 those around brought larger crowds. One man es- timated that-two hundred arrived oh the enstbound; Sitting room for all could not found1 on the train. All of these men niade a rush CYo'ivx the depot to the lands o'mcy.. Some sought a night's rest and lock turned. those up near the dodiv All who The two ladies and a tow men These were to th.; congested that through the As the time drew on to nine o'clock all eyes were- the door felt wru'.n at lust An Immense Throng Greets Sailors at Melbourne ROYALTY IN MOTOR UPSET IN DITCH It is said that many of the home- steaders are not aware of the new clause or they would have appeared. A party from Warner learned only on Monday of the preemption privilege but arrived, here last night. Nearly all live within seventy-five miles ra- dius of the city. A number are in from Pincher Creek, Taber and War- ner districts. A large number are from the district north of the city. One man from. Calgary says that there-will a big.crowd, there. Two ditch where it turned over. The oc- box cars full of men went north yes-1cupants of the car suffered no injury Berlin, Sept. of an automobile accident to Crown, -Prince Fricdrich Wilhelm and the Crown Princess, during their recent visit to have just leaked out. A hay Melbourne, Aug. streets of Melbourne late tonight were filled with surging, good humored crowds, numbering hundreds of thousands, to do honor to the visiting Americans who arrived here on Saturday aboard the sixteen great battleships and the scenes challenged' comparison with those of an election night in New York, though happily the ear ticklers and the blasts from the tin trumpets were dispensed with. The crush, ia the principal thoroughfares, was so great that many women fainted and several persons were injured. The entire day was set apart for jollifi- cation and the day will ever live in the memory of the inhabitants. The federal government tonight tendered tc-rday. but were unable to get from under At eleven thirty this forenoon only the machine until peasants came to sixteen men had filed. The process their assistance. The crown prince had a position worth having held ed in. she cam. out, the sixteen men had filed., The process tne.r assistance. ine cru.a fhrir nosts with determination. Earl lady, Mrs. Hughes, who is a slow one and will be continued handed over a_sum of money icr the I. lady, tms morning tne crowu grew thirty miles etttf of Warner. sUled I for some days. benefit of the poor section. CALL BELLS AND FIRE ALARMS GREAT OAT THE WHALE SEASON San Francises, Cal., Augi Ad- vices from the Arctic received today state that 25 whales have been caught at the stations at Point Hope and St. Lawrence Island. Most of the "were small considerable bone fleet did but was obtained: o! 'Jii'i ii -wliaiiiig trie spring and it -is To Be Installed in New Public School Plans minster School -thought large catches will reported when tlu'y return to the westward. from their cruise SIR DENIES RUMORS The. new public .school equipped with up to call bell" and fire alarm Systems.1; This was decided upon at a the schoorboard.'last night. "The call-bells are of course con- nected 'withi a clock, so that the bells will ring hi all the 'class rooms sl- lultaneoudly thus stuoy >eriods throughou t the .school. In addition to a three inch bell in ach class room and assembly room .here will be twelve push buttons to will i .McKenzie have" the contracts for Jnstalling systems, also for "their Ta relieve the" condition of Westminster School the chairman of the builutoj and sites committee i YIELD Reg. has the banner oat yield as far as heard this year. His "average yfcld will be be. twpen 96 bushels to the acre. Several American 4 landseekers hare seen the oats 4 and declare "ttiat they never 4 put their anything in 4 the United "States to compare with it. _ No Truth in the Report of Retirements From the f: -Cabinet Ottawa, Wilfrid Laur. ier gives emphatic denial to.a report of serious disagreement with the minister oi trade and .commerce an of X.W.M.P., of.Pincher Creek. .The accused, Sir. Bissett and Mrs. Vadnais, were represented by P. 'J. Nolan, the noted' criminal lawyer of The prosecution was con- ducted by Corporal Miles of Twin Lakes who made the ar- rests and his evidence was-the first taken. He showed that he had been called to tho scene through Mr. Vcr- non Shaw, who came for him at tho request of tho Hendry brothers.. Mr. I Shaw had been sworn in as a con- jstable pro tern'and the two repaired with all haste to the scene of the trouble. It was dark but by the as- sistance of a lantern he found.Mr. cart forced the., Prince's motor iutoaja banquet to the officers of the visit- ing warships at the Parliament House at which Lord Northcote, governor- general of the commonwealth and prime minister Deakin ,mad6 brUiisiit speeches, throughout which promin- ence was given to the friendly feeling which exists between, the Common- wealth and the United States. Rear Admiral Sperry, commander in. chief of the .American fleet replying on.be- half of the American navy, declared that a rupture between the English spe-flkfujr .Cations would not only be a loss .but a crime. Tonight Admir- al Sperry was presented with an .ad- dress by the Commonwealth. The city tonight is, a spectacle oi magni- ficence and''splendor. All the public buildings are ablaze with -electric lights, notable in, this espect being the Conamonwealth tate buildings, and Princess bridge f the Central Railway, where a triking illurniuation. picture "of the attleship was displayed. VADNAIS DID NOT IMPLICATE WIFE Charged All the ShQoting to Bissett, the He Told His Story in Court to Cardston with Mr. Shaw's assist- ance, placing Mr. Vadnais in the care of Stucpjople, who the next witness called. He described the Rounds, stating that the bullets had passed through the right forearm just above the wrist and. the other had struck the third rib on the left side of the ster- num, had glanced and lodged in the muscle of the arm from which it had been extracted on the morning of the 25th. He identified' the bullet pro- duced byr Corporal Miles. 'The third witness was .a French. Canadian. %vho did not speak English so an adjournment was had unti 7.30 in the evening, at which time Miss Stewart.-of--- the Public Schoo staff, was induced reluctantly to act as interpreter. The witness had seen the first shot fired and knew the details of the be- ginning of the affair. Mr. Vadnais had returned from Cardstou in a NORfH YORK COHSERVAf IVES Toronto, Aug. North York Conservative executive at a meeting Saturday, decided to tender the nom_ nation for the federal house to Hon. J. J. Foy. JOHN STANSHELD DENIES IT ALL ferred this week to Courtlancf Street School and Miss Gibson has been en- gaged to take-Miss" Rhannnh's room at Westminster School. .It is ex- pected' that there will a consid- erable increase in altimdnnce during the term. x- OLD TORONTO WOMAN DEAD TVxmto, Ont., Sept. of the oldest native burn woin.n in Toronto Mrs. Mary Thomas, is dead. She was born in the old Dennis house, cor- ner c' BIGAMIST SENTENCED Ont.. Sept. of having married at least two dif- ferent women and possibly a third, A BIG FIRE IN MONTREAL Montreal, Aug. which broke out at'six o'ciock, just as the employees were leaving the building. day morning and it is-estimated-that' from eight to ten thousand people are being kept waiting at' points; along the line. In addition to this, eastern mails in transit to points through the WTest are all held back for from fif- ty to sixty hours as mail going easti and all express matter likewise has! been dt-layed for the pcrind. Earl; Grey and party are on one of the late trains. Vadnais lying wounded in the Hen- dry granary. Mrs. Yadnais with a ,44 "calibre revolver in her hand near hy and Mr. Bissett with his gun pocketed. The two had been arrest-! troublesome mood. and their weapons tak-j He found the family at supper and ordered Bissett out of the house and xipon his refusal tried to put him out. As others present clung to him, ulf." iMr. V. could not eject him. so he The guns were placer! in evidence, gave up-the attempt and ran outside each having one cartridge discharged. to the -granary where he procured a club and came, back for Bissett with his club mised. (Continued en Bach M. P. for Colchester Makes Statement Concerning Charges cloud 'bursti Jmm them When nppronchcd Mrs. main line.between Vadmiis wdnt a'doctor Horner and Ignaco on Sunday morn. for th-s mun_T shoot tl) protcct my- ig. It is stated by railway men to.' be one of the worst disasters of .this kind that has evor happened, in West- ern Canada. Not a train has reached big am, ft 32 calibre small Winnipeg from the east since nll.tn1 pocket pistol. The constable brought, nil of them ELECTION DAY IN VERMONT! Nathaniel Self, oi London, yesterday'did damage to the big pro- FERNIE MAN KILLED North Bay, Sopt. man sup- posed from papers found on him to Norman McGee, of Fornie> B.C., was cut to pioces on tin- track at Ridout. west of here yesterday. At Woman river, another man was caught on a bridge and killed by the train. Letters and papers found on him indicate that his name is Jamos McLean, of Fort Wililam. formerly of Dnnd.v, Scotland. was sentenced by Magistrate Btrt. Mt to five years in the penitentiary. A SERIOUS MISTAKE Sept. duce storage warehouse of Crimn Lang lois Co., which nt the time of the fire contained over hall a million dol- lars worth of butter, cheese and eggs Good work by the firemen, assisted MR. FREEMAN GIVEN A SHOCK LIBERAL CANDIDATE St. Stephen. N. S., Sept. lotte Liberals nominated W, F. Todi for tho Commons mushrooms the employees of the company. London. toad stools for caused the drath of four persons, Mr.'kept the confinwl to the com- and Mrs. N. Kimball and two b v.ard-' partment in it started, though for a time there was danger of the fire reaching the ammonia tank in con nection with the freezing plants. The loss is fullv covered insurance. ors. RESCUED INDIAN CH5EFS Victorip. P. C.. Aug. Indians of Salmon Arm just south of Kamloops an- threatening to go on the -warpath, fearing that are about to have their fishing rights MOTHER AND CHILDREN DROWNED Now York, Sept. Richard Rndormaohcr, 33 old of Brook- lyn and her two children. Ida II ANOTHER DYNAMITE ACCIDENT wars old and Richard 4 yours Montreal, Sept. a prrmatnro at Broad Channel. Ja_ wiitica Uay last nipht. The, boy dentally toppled overboard. discharge of dynamite at a construe. Enticed to Power Haise and Surprised by ike Employees White River .1 unction. Vt... clearly defined issues, pop- ulur candidates, an unusually large number of minor contests, good wea- ther conditions and with the entiru j country looking on. there was every 'inducement for the voters of Vermont jto go to the polls ready for annual 'state elections. Tho candidates vot- 'ed for todny wctv for governor and 'other state'officers. Congressmen and of the legislature. leaders I of the Republican and K LORD STRATHCONA'S AGENT Montreal, Sept. Turnbtill. Lord Strathcona's in Montreal, died ytsterday of pneu. monia. aged 67 yoars. Halifax, Aug.. Stansficld, M. P.. has addressed a statement re- specting Alonzo R. .Baine, icharged with the Dominion Elec- tion Act in connection with the elec- tion of the 28th of Jfovember last, in which he declared that he did not be- fore, at the time, or since the elec- tion, himself, or through anyone else have nny dealings in any way with said A. R. Baine. in respect to poli- tics or any other matter. In regard to the election, he says: "I went in- to it, passed through it. and came out of it with clean hands. I in no way violated the law. I instructed my friends and supporters to strictly observe, the law in every particular and they have since assured me they did so. NEW LAW CLERK H. O'Brien has been appoink-d law clerk of the Commons, filling the placo vacated through tlu- death of F. A. MacCord. ONTARIO NOMINATIONS Montreal, Sept. i.-The following Democratic! nominations for the Commons took A very pleasant >urprise was sprung on M. Freeman by the employees of the Klectric Company last night, on the occasion of severing his con. Itickets were Hoo. It. i Routy of Newport former JMayor -Tames E. Burke, of Burling- ton. The independence League, pro- Ihibitionisls and Socialists also pre- sented candidates for the governor placo on Saturday. Brant: J. H. Nunan. Conservative. Peel: K. G. Graham. Liberal. North Essex: 0. E. Conservative. wmp at Alfred' nection with th Ida i Gerard, of Lachute, was killed and haft screanunl and then jumped overlward J Samuel Sloan, colored. Beaton. Mass., badly injured and is now in taken away from them. Local author- j to save him. Tho girl managed to, was ities state that tho situation has her brother but was drageed j tho JiospiteJ here. Alexander beyond their control. On-Wednesday company now that been handed over to the city. Mr. Freeman iu company with Dr. last two Indian chiefs were arrested for soting fish traps illegally, but were reswd f.'oin the court house by a bawtl of fifty Indians. as Mfs Rudcr_ 0{ Cornwall, Ont. who was in charge Mcwburn. the president of he com of the blasting party, had his face were decoyed down to the plant machcr. who had attracted by the girl's cry, reached the scene. The mother without hesitating dived afier her children. badly burned, both eyes closed and 9-30- Waiting ior them HON. W. PUGSLEY'S OPPONENT St. John. N. K., Aug. A.W. MacRae, barrister of this city, was (tonight nominated by the Conserve. ACCIDENT AT HAMILTON {ives of St cjty aiuj to Hamilton. Sept. serious ac. j oppose Hon. Mr. Pupsley. cident at the Hamilton Stei-1 Iron Co. this afternoon resulted in the probably fatal burning of one man THE TRIAL OF THE HA1NES Nt-w York, Aug. a con- ference today with District Attorney Jerome, with regard to the plan of the prosecution to be adopted by him in the trial of Capt. Peter Hains, Jr., and his brother T. Jenkins Hains, charged with the killing of W. E. Annis, August 15th, the district at- torney of Queen's County said that he was going to be largely governed in his preparations of the 'case by Mr. Jerome. Mr. Damn said he would do this because of the similar- ity of the case of Harry K. Thaw, the prosecution of which Mr. Jerome GOOD FOR VANCOUVER Vancouver, Sept. and the serious injury to five others, t ing the supposed slackness in real A ten ton ladle of molten steel burst j relate, Vancouver registry returns for and the contents scattered among are the greatest y, t. The build- to date are an arm Cornwall hospital. vJHis Worship Mayor Henderson. Sec. (Continued on Back Pagt.l Robert was ing figure of the vvar en to the hospital and John Southam j one million dollars in advance was burned all over body. jtho same'period last year. conducted Bros. and that oi the Rains STABBED THE AGENT Three Rivers, Que., Aug. La- fontaine, C. P. R. station agent at Crandes Hill was staobed by one of a party of fighting shanty men, whom he had remonstrated with for creating a disturbance in the station. The assailant was arrested, but his is not known here. Mr. Lafontaine though not fatally in- ofjis seriously jured. ;