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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIOQE WEEKLY HERALD EXPOSE TORY CORRUPTION THREE Halifax, Aug. Tory boast that "the solid eighteen" in Nova Scotia was broken in Colchester last November by the election of John Stansfield on the purity platform re- ceived a rude jolt today at the trial of A. R. Bayne, charged with offenc. es against the elections act in the in. terests of John Stansfield, the Con. servative candidate. The action has taken by the Liberals of CoL Chester, and many witnesses have been summoned. Bayne is a mining operator resident at Five Islands, He was an exceedingly active worker for the Conservatives at the Stans- field byp.eiection. A great crowd, was present when the trial opened at Truro this morn, ing before County Stipendiary Crowe. The entire morning was spent in the examination of Alexander McDonald of Five Islands and the gist of his evidence was that following a long conversation with Bayne on the eve I of election in which both indulged i in praises of Stansfield, he was given or more bottles of whiskey and 5 by Bayne. He also swore that the prisoner had Sumiiier months Ut BOVRIL AcupofBOVRIL with a biscuit gives all necessary nutriment when meat is not relished. Try a little BOVRIL in your canned meats. approached him and other witnesses had treated them and endeavored to ascertain what their evidence was likely to be. Among those present when the treat- I ing was -done was Frank Stansfield, brother of John Stansfield, M. P. I Mr. Bayne suggested to witness that he should try to forget that he had received the money -and from Witness also said that I Bayne asked him to come before the Stipendiary and say he had. received no money or liquor. Witness swore on cross examination, that Bayne him at Stanley House, Truro, to go before the Stipendiary Magis- and swear, "I had got no money gor ruin." of Whiskey. Hobie Falconer, of Economy, swore got thirty dollars in cash and a of flasks of whiskey. He got the fmoneyin the Stanley Hotel and li_ at the back of the hotel. "He me to work for said the witness. "I said I would with him in the election." "What did Bayne "He said I was to use the liquor for election, and to put'the money tflown into mv trousers pocket 1 K not use the money for election "fpurposes. Senator MacKay's son, P. MacKay, was with Mr. Bayne Jjust before I "ot the T flasks, and a long bottle, tthe latter for myself. The -rest was be handed out._ I saw Bayne fill 'the grip of whiskey for my bro. jther, Luther Falconer in the hotel. FLOODS AT AUGUSTA, GA. Augusta. Aug. 10.30 this morning the Central Grammar School had collapsed, the walls of the Na- tional biscuit company building had fallen and the under mining of the Port Royal bridge has been washed away. The bridge itself has not fal- len. HEAVY FINES AT CARDSTON (Special to the Herald.) Cardston, Aug. Inspec. tor Belcher yesterday, F. M. Pratt FELL NEARLY HUNDRED KIT Almost Instant Death of Andrew McGuffie At St. Mary's Whiskey Flowed Freely; in N. S. Halifax, Aug. The lifting of the lid in the trial for bribery of, A. R. Bayne, "the Yankee mining man" who sems to have been the chief operator in the "purity" elec- DIOCESE LARGER THAN RUSSIA Roman Catholic Bishop From the Far North in Edmonton Though Young in Years, He Looks Old Life is Hard Edmonton, Aug. A. more than _' trust in Providence. tions of John Stansfield, MVP for ordhluril-v interesting visitor to Ed- jxhis trip and subsequent VH.strnLiv- r. week is Bishop Breynat. was that the missionary's mvOU. The result; oi' i tative, was asked what progress being made at Fort Resolution. yesterday continued to furnish startling revelations of cor of.Fort SlaV on the Great quite -broke down before three years is as you look at waa the reply. farm all we can, Opposition candidate in .the famous tha" the Kussia- Jt is in the mission for the first and -Wm. Aldridge were found guilty of selling liquor without a license and were fined each. (From Wednesday's Daily.) Andrew McGuflie, 3, young Scotch- man, lost his life Mary's yes- terday afternoon. He was working with the briige gang at one of the long and high bridges about fourteen miles west of city. While assisting in putting in a timber with the other mombi rs of the bridge gang he fell a distance of fuJly one hundred feet, to the ground. He died in about fifty min utes aiid the body was immediately taken to the city. Coroner Higinbotham was notified but decided an was unneces- sary. McGuffiie was 29 years of age ana was a native of Aberdeen, Scotland. riiption practised on behalf of the j time. His food .at Fond du Lac and have u small mill- and the ..mission lately bought a Taoat with which we hope to do grr-jit things the river It has a. steel frame and was brought bye_elfictinn last- November. after witness testified to the distri- bution with a lavish hand'of rum and money by.Bayne. The sensa. tion of the case is that all the -wit- nesses for the prosecution assembled, and the distribution of liquor and money took place there. They were treated to drinks, and in some cases asked to, "forget some things." Mr. Borden't Partner. tne Great Slaves-Lake to the Arctic ocean and the Yukon district. is staying a wide and s, dreary one. embracing j'sisted mainly Of pemmtcan and white I hope to do thing. o-i the river the wilderness that stretches from fish and'game when it could be So it is though still a .younsr man, from Toronto. Before I came away the vast area of Only forty years of age, tbe Bishop, il iwlped to put it together. We had' Bishop Breynat woru and illness the Roman Catholic! the impression -of age. In 1902 Father Breynat raised i "there is a blessing m work (to the diginity of .vicar apostolic of'in the north as in any otlier of n j planks and get to work an added the good bishop'" -D on a visit to Itome. latter, who is an old time ary.with' headquarters at Lesser of Adranryte an-1 ,uf- Slave Lake, is now en route from W. B. A. Ritchie, K. C., is counsel the Kdmonton. for toe defence; J. J. Power, K. C., A quiet-faced, patriarchal man with is the counsel for the fragaa to the bishop of Vict.Ji'm. He I was consecrated at St. Alb -rt in 1902. In his vaguely dj.hiiel iastical province there are ra- prosecuuon- long brown beard, a patient, worn jther well built churches, particularly a fine speci- fat Fort -Resolution and Fort Good facb' CUSTOMS REGULATIONS Respecting the Free Admission of Animals for the Improvement of Stock On. July 1st theie came into effect new regulations regarding the cus- toms entry of animals imported into Canada for the improvement of stock. Heretofore all- certificates of regis- tration which were apparently- gen- uine were accepted by custom officers for the purpose of free entry. Under the new regulations either a Canad- ian certificate of registration or an import certificate as the case may be must be presented. Canadian certificates of registra. BIG YIELD AT NEW DAYTON is the'...late legal Mr. K ,L. Borden, President of the men of those 'spent Their miles has lives in behalf of the Indians of the I north of Edmonton. H6'has under his direction about 23 missionaries and wide across the- been one of the chief platform de. north. He was born in Valance Bel nounctrs of Liberal corruption and gium, entered the priesthood of the pro.esors. of purity, but, shame to .Oblate order and volunteered for the'north and each of these.he endeavors say, during the present trial .he has Canadian northwest missions fifteen to visit everv vear. lYirkCf." ci ft _ T been most.resolute; and frequent in years ago. He. .arrived here in the resisting examination of witnesses': late autumn and going north to his He admitted last night that Bayne post at Fond du Lac Party of Ohioans Buy Land There Increased Acreage had undoubtedly supplied a quanti. thing to show that it came from gian felt this keenly and going from Stansfield. Mr, Power said he had Chipweyan to Fond du Lac had his witnesses to prove that there was toes badly frozen, close relation between Bayne and (From Friday's Daily.) A party of Ohio land buyers last tion must be presented at the Port purchased sections at New Entry for the following classes and i Dayton from D. E. Hunter. The land breeds: CATTLE Shorthorn, Ayrshire, Hereford, French Canadian, Gallo- way, Aberdeen-Angus, Red Polled, Jersey, Guernsey and Holstein. HORSES Clydesdale, Hackney, Shire, Percheron, Thoroughbred, Bel- gian and French Canadian. Shetland, Welsh, !STew Forest, Polo and Riding, Exmoor, Ccnncrsctra and Hackney. SWINE Yorkshire, Berkshire, Chester-White, Poland China., and "Vic- toria. SHEEP Shropshire, Lincoln, was sold for development purposes and a number will "move onto their land immediately. Many of these were prominent men and were more than pleased with their first trip to Alberta. Mr. Hunter states that J. H. Mor- Stansfield, or somebody very close to Stansfield. The- exposures made in the two trial 'have created something i of consternation in .the Conservative ranks all over the .Province, as they, have been making their whole cam- the party of purity. Lib- erals siy that they only begun to turn searchlight operations on the doings of November last, and that still more sensational evidence is to be brought out. The court adjourned last night un. til next week" co enable the prosecu. Edmonton, Aug. fourteen tion to serve papers on missing wit. years'residence in the far north vith- neses. S. D McLennan, K. C., was out having once been back to civili. yesterday authorized to act for the, zation, Campbell brother'of necessitated a crude surgical j must stay there. operation, as such things are done in j Bishop Breynat in. the course of a the north, with penknives and a great conversation with a Bulletin represen you been able to instil the gospel of work in the rmnds of the Again he smiled. "Our Indians work their ancient occupation" of you consider the work 01" the modern industrial .world the only work? hunting they can still meet all the needs of life, and while this is so, we cannot hope to teach them much farming. But'hunt ing necessitates isoving about to fal- low the game. And when there are, sick or dying members in a band this entails great hardship. Sometimes they cannot go after the "They no longer abandon their old' the norfeh arm of the Great Slave or sick people however. At aevaeal Lake. It is up there i that the Bar- of our'missions the nuns are taking ren Lands are. But many Indians care of-the old and blind. That leaves call at the .post, and the Father their relatives free to follow There is one priest. Father who has passed thirty-seven rears at came upon very j Fort Rae, a very small post of the to get the meat of the aniaaalsr-'for food and tbe furs to exchange witb, the traders." rison'sheat FOURTEEN YEARS AWAY FROM ClVltlZATidN SOUTHERN ALBERTA O.tC. Crown. Harrison Young, chief meteorological bwheteto the acre and the Wells Land and Cat- j tie Co.'s farm averaged over 50 bu- Mr. Hunter will seed G70 acres on his own farms with winter wheat. This 'will be completed this week. Atkins Bros, will have 500 acres Ox_ i winter wheat next vear. of jis'ked one of us if we had a j ford Down, Dorset, Southdown, Hampshire and Leicester. The Canadian Records for all above mentioned breeds with the exception of for Holstein cattle are con- ducted under the Canadian National Records, Ottawa. The Holstein Rec- ord is located at St. George, Ont. In making application for the reg. The evidence consisted largely "of observer of this returned to repetition and corroboration of that the city last night and' is today re- witnesses viz., that newing old acquaintances in Ed- hovered around the monton. He will remain in the city countryside like a good angel shed, until next spring, when he will prob- 1 dingt Deams oi brightness, booze and ably go iiOflu agaiii bank bills on the electers jf Colches. trading. ter after impressing upon them the Mr. Younc came ______ and excellences of John Stans. about the year 1890, when there little more than the Hudson's Bay fort and a few tradiiig establishments travelled by way of the -Porcupine and Bell rivers to Fort McPherson' on the Peel River. j Last winter Mr. -Young was eon_' nected with the Hislop Fur Trading company and was establish- ed at Fort Rae, at the north of Great Slave Lake. When the company's boats called for the year's fur catch, Sfr. Young decided to once again vis. "The crops in Southern Al- berta, especially _the winter wheat, exceed anything I ever' saw in my life." The above was the state- ment made byN Premier Ru- therford to the Calgary Al_ bertan. "Ii is said the Premier, "if there is a more prosperous or contented peo- ple in any part of the world than the Southern Alberta. lu eiigugt; iii iiiriit liis Oiu "uulJu'c in 'EdffiOiltiGS Slid renew old acquaintances. He accord- to Edmonton field. He told nie to go out and get tone, I did so and he filled both. We two cases of whiskey. He asked if I could handle any whiskey for [Mr. Stanley down there. I said and he gave it to me. Bayne knew I had not.been a supporter of ,StansfieldJs party hitherto." 'ou %vaee earners in Edmonton here Bayne and W. P. MacKay. son of'an imPOrted animal in addition 'to Senator MacKay. on nomination day and got a grip full of booze. He got altogether twenty-four bottles that 3ay, and got about half a dozen bot. tiles.from Bayne at Five Islands the ay before Ihe election. McDonald, the first witness, was in ;he room when Suther Falconer got lis liquor. There was quite a crowd ,n the Stanley Hotel, where he got .he whiskey. J. Bayne Morrison s'wore that he saw Bayne on nomination day, and se- said he thought there was some noney for the district of Five Is. ands. He got some money from Jayne at the Stanley Hotel, Truro. There was a roll of dollars, probably wenty. "He told me.." said the wit- ness, to make the best use of it I ould in Stansfield's interests. I reatcd the boys every time they the usual application must be for- warded. There are from time to time ani- mals imported into Canada of breeds for which there are no Canadian rec- i'eCOi'ueu in Books of Record of one of the following rec- ognized foreign Horse Society, (Great Cleveland Bay Horse Society of Great. Britain and i Ireland; Yorkshire Coach Horse So- ciety of Great Britain and Ireland; American Morgan Register Associa- tion; American Saddle Horse Breed- ers' Association; American Trotting to have representation at the Trades Labor Congress, which meets in Halifax in September. The workers money from a roll. The witness un. gold mines an the Yukon and decided to seek his fortune there. He cros_ derstood from Bayne's talk that he Bed the and Prospected was working for Stansfield. "At the last election I got from Mr. said Jamieson. "I got not Yukon and Alaska for eight or nine years. Luck in gold mining is very elusive, however, and always election. He had a fair.si7.ed. with him. I gave a package to my brother shortly before the election to leave at T. D. Crowe's. was given to me by Mr. Bayne. T talked of crossed the Rockies with a dog train to the Mackenzie River district. left it in 1894. hore have gone to sleep, have beenjmore than one flask. I got money at kept beyond his reach' and after a chloroformed. You are leaving the the Corbett House shortly before the long residence there he once aSain work of formulating a new policy and J-- the serving of your rights io others and then I suppise you will have the gall to come along when the work is done and say, 'We did It.'" In this frank criticism of the at. j the election several times titude of the Edmonton. Trades La.jBayne_ HP fA_ bor Council, R. P. Pettipiece, of he gave me five dolkrs" he did ingly crossed the lake avith Ed. Kagle waiters of the steamship Northland, were arrested on. the arrival here of the steamer from Chicago several days ago and charged with mutiny because of their refusal passengers owing to the lightness of5 the tips were discharged today; after a hearing before a TL S. Commis- and came up the Athabasca River in the steamer Grahame. From Fort McMurray he and Mr. Nagle came- on ahead of the boat loads of fur and arrived at' Athabasca Landing on Saturday. Mr. iSagle remained there until his fur should arrive and, Mr. Young came on to Edmonton. Mr. Young has a strong dislike io newspaper notoriety and was very reluctant to be interviewed by a Bulletin reporter. He has undoubted- ly seen many and varied experienc- es during his long 14 years' residence in the northern wilds, at the fur trading posts and in the mining camps. He is pleased to visit Ed- monton once more and naturally sees surprising changes in the city since Vancouver, western organizer for the Trades and Labor Congress' of o Father VanTighem's Apple Trees Are Laden With Fruit not say anything. We were talking about twenty minutes before he gave Canada, concluded an address in the me the money. I cannot remember Father Van Tighem has ten Mechanics' Hall on the "Function Horse Register Association; CommisJand Mission of the Trades and La. sion des Agriculteurs de (French Commission des Stud Book des Chevaux de Demi-Sang (French Landwirthschaftli- chen Hauptverein fur Ostfric-sland France bor Congress." BAD BLOW TO CROPS Awful Floods in South Carolina Do ame along. I got a letter from Mr! (German Zuchtverband Millions of Dollars Damage Hall, the Secretary and agent of the j Sudlichen Zuchtgebietses (German i Conservative party here, to Mr. Verband dux Zuchter des Jayne. I burnt that letter. It told' Oldesburger eleganten Schweren Columbia, S. C., Aug. crest of the great freshet, which has South Carolina, has re to call upon Mr. Bayne. I called! Kutschferdes. (German Ver. i gw through n Mr. Bayne because it was reported der PferdeZuchter in don Hoi-i' man behind the pun.' steininchen Merschem i ruined farms and one thing he said, t had a drink apple trees in his garden all of him on the road. He gave me which are .bearing fruit. Three of the money in the sitting room. It these ti-ees are heavily loaded with was not a surprise to me. I expected crabs. All of the apples are weii de- it-" veloped." One variety, the Duchess.. Numerous other witnesses told sira_ is almost ripe and the specimens are ila-r stories, and swort: to getting of good size. The wind during whiskey from Bayne. One man said the past few days has been hard on there was a two-gallon in his the. trees and a. fmv of t.h_? apples have barn on election day; another that a dropped off. basketful of whiskey had been left Father Van Tighem intends to suid on his doorstep the night before the some of the fruit to the fair at Ed- monton on September 22nd. His MEDICINE HAT CATTLE Conditions Under Which Were Never Better Medicine Hat, Aug. con- ditions under which cattle are being shipped from the Medicine Hat dis- tirct this season have never been ex- celled. The past winter was so mild did not have so much to pick up ia the spring, so have "rounded into con- dition very rapidly. Shipments will in consequence be marketed much earlier than last year, and the beef will present a much better appear- ance, being hog fat already. Prices are soaring and the cattlemen are satisfied. William Fawcett who has been in the -district for the last couple of currant bushes bore an exceedingly I weeks, secured 313 head of extra fine heavy crop this year also. M. P. NOMINATED Inverness, P. Q-, Aug. tic Liberals yesterday nominated F. the Commons at the next elections. i-noral election. Corbett the proprietor of Corbett's hotel, at Five Islands, I got a number of flasks from -Cattle its wake has now passed Bayne was operating, Cayne at Islands on the day Scotland; Kerry and Dexter Herd i Columbia, and moved toward the low- election, or the day before. I i Book (Dublin, Lreland) Sussex er part of the state. The railroads Iso got twenty-five dollars on elec- Society (Great Britain) are making strenuous efforts to re. on day. Bayne called me into Poled Durham Breeders" Association i store line of communication and have of Hotel, ,nd handed j done up in a parcel with an Heretord Lretxlers Association (Unu_ j t only nne that is really open tor trail band around it. He appar. j fie. howevor, is the Southern Bail, ntly had faith' that I could pull Black Pig Society, hem in -or he would not have given (Great ne the dough." Sheep Society, "Did John on the muni.! (Great Kent and Romney pal election day, about a week be. j Marsh Sheep Breeders' Association the Federal bye-election, direct (Great Wensleydale Long- on to Bayne for financial assistance, Sheep Breeders 'Association, lying, 'Whatever you (Morrison) in out of it could be heid for sked the counsel, but the question :is objected to, and not allowed. la. for HIGH RIVER WON Calgary, Aug. River osse team defeated. Red Deer intermediate championship of be.rta and possession of the Mosely by 14 to 1. SAW TOOK ARM OFF Francis, Ont., Aug. urdiie, an employee of Fort Fran. (Great Black Face Sheep AssoeijttiGn (Great Goat Society. Ccntrale d'Agricul- ture