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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald V 6 I LETHBRIDGE, ALT FRIDAY, II, 1901. NO, 230. A YOUNG GIRl SHOOTS TWO MEN FIRF. AND DEATH AT TORONTO Toronto, Sept. boat house belonging to E. Housie, ut the foot of iiuthurst sereet was destroyed by fire early this morning together with nearly seventy boats, canoes and launches. Joseph, Hassome, Gerrard St. cast, was in the building at the tune uucl vvfia drowned in limkuig his escape. Myeteries surround the whole affair aud an inquest will be held. Crowd Was Creating Disturbance Before Mother's Home Cripple Creek, Colo., Sept. Armed with n rifle, Miss Annie Cop- len of Gillett, twelve miles from here, fired as rapidly as.she could into a group of men who were, making a disturbance in front of: her mother's home last night. Robert E. Young, operator of a, cyanide plant was wounded over the right eye and camlet recover. Wilbur Rand was shot in the left leg. Miss Cople was brought to Cripple Creek. According to the mother's story the men were shouting and singing and the girl stepped out upon the stoop and requested them to desist. One of .the men, she declares, fired at the girl. The girl immediately seized the rifle and prepared to do battle. Ev- ery shot she fired took effect. As soon as the two men fell the other fled arid the young- girl was arrested by a deputy sheriff. Young is mar- ried and has three children. DEATHS BY EXPLOSION Pittsburg, pa., Sept. deaths almost immediately followed an explosion of gas tonight, at the home of Rev. Father George Misque on Bedford Ave., pastor of the St. George's Syrian Church, Two othor persons were seriously burned, two women were hurt by fulling four persons were injured either burns or by falling debris. HAS SERIOUS OBJECTIONS. Port Arthur, Sept. King, a prominent citizeA, hus announced that he will apply for an injunction preventing the city from constructing a gallon reservoir on the ground that it is a needless expense. INQUEST POSTPONED 'Edmonton, Sept. inquest over Violet Foley, whose death attributed to vaccination and city threatened with legal proceedings, adjourned for one week. It was de- cided to take no evidence until bac- terialogical examination was com- pleted. CHOLERA NOW SPREADING FAST Many Deaths In St. Petersburg Doc- tors Drafted THANKSQIViMG IfTH. DAY OCT. Thanksgiving Day this year will be held ca Monday, Oct. 19. It waa decided some time ago that ueretuler fur the con- venience of .ooiuacrcial travel- lers and others who spend only Sunday at home, that Thanksgiving "Day hhuulu be celebrated on Monday. KAISER WILL PAY VISIT TO FRANCE MUCH DISTRESS IN GLASGOW Delegation Waits On the Gty Council Civil Service Commission Is Question Secratary of .Ottawa. Sept. commission- ers of civil service, Prof. Shortt, and Mr. La Rochelle will have a meeting. probably at the end of. the .week when the organization of the com- mission will be discussed. There are two propositions in re- gard to the secretaryship. One is that there shall be an English speak- ing and a French speaking secretary. The alternative is that there sliall be an assistant to an English speak- ing secretary with the right of. pro- motion guaranteed to the assistant. At the present rate of progress in the matter of classification the service under the act, the duty which de- volves upon the deputy minister, it will be three weeks before the com- mission gets practically -to work. Glasgow, Sept. remarkable scone was witnessed this afternoon at a meeting of the city council. Crowds of. the unemployed-gathered iu St. George's Square the council convened and a delegation of twelve .was admitted to the meeting. The councillors received the delegation rising from their seats. The spokes- man of the unemployed said that ne ver before had there been such dis- tress in .Glasgow. "Every human said the. man, "Is entitled to food. We make no. outrageous re- quest. We are only here to plead for thu souls of men and wonieu. We only demand work." .The-chancellor replied with JJc .said thut the had received the delegation in a spi- rit of brotherhood and that it would do all in its power to help those who needed work. bodies of troops were held in reserve this afternoon in anticipation of rioting and attacks on property. Was a Cousin of Lord Roberts St. 1'eU-r.sburg, Sept. As- iatic cholera' is spreading iu St. Pet- ersburg and the sudden jump in the .statistics is taken to mean that the city authorities failed to take proper precautions against the epidemic, the first suspicions of which were discov- ered a fortnight ago. The bulletin issued last night reported two cases md eighteen deaths besides a large number existing within the city lim- ts. The health commissioners ad- nit that 102 cases are being watch- ed. One hundred doctors have been Jrufted into the cholera squad at a salary of a The city has chartered a special tank steamer to distribute boiled water to the barges where a large percentage of the cases have Ixxjii found. A case of cholera is reported from Peterhof. St. Petersburg, Sept. Pe- tersburg has jumped .to first place among the cholera infected centres in Russia. The disease has already gained a foothold io. all quarters 'of the city. Then.- have been sixteen :new cages iu three days. The muni- cipality has placed the sum of 500 at the immedate disposal of the commission with which to fight the disease. The commissions has open- ed six vaccination stations but vac- cination is unpopular and only 100 persons have submitted thereto. GOOD IN P. E. I. E. I., Sept. The annual report just issued shows crops in general to be above the average. Hay is the heaviest crop ever known oh 'the island. LIBERALS NOMINATE IN TRURO Halifax, Sept. Hill was nominated by the Liberal con- vention in Trurb' today to oppose John Stanfield, M.P. HANNA ON THE STUMP Toronto, W. J. Hanna, left for Halifax to join Mr. the federal cam- paign. CHICAGO CAINS Pirates Lose -Detroit Has Cinch Oi American Coal Trade Very Slack A lead in the'cven run of victories by tho leading cluSs in the Nationa League race cauie yesterday when thi Pittshurg team was defeated by Cin cinnati. New York and Chicago wor their games with, the result that th New Yorks materially strengthenec their hold on first, place while Chicu go drew up to within three points o their Pittsburgh rivals for secon place. In Nova Laid Off Men Being Rustin Murder Still a Mystery Omaha, Sept. A. B. Rice, the woman in custody in the Rustin murder mystery broke down last nkht and made, an extended and minute confession and explanation which goes far toward solving the mystery of the murder. For two hours yesterday afternoon detectives were closeted with Mrs. Rice who had been permitted to remain in her room at the jail without a .single visitor since Saturday noon. At the- ond of two hours' talk County At- torney English and Chief of Polico JJonohue. were hurriedly sent for, and a few moments after, the arrival these officials a court shorthand n; porter were with Mrs. Rice. "That, looks like the man T saw coming from the Rustin home on the night of the murder." said J. P. Lord to the Chief of Police-, nhen Chns. K. Davis, under arrest, charg- ed with the murder of "Dr. Frederick Rustin. brought before the court this morning for arraignment. This was the first time Lord had been confronted with Davis, and his iden- tification of the mnn he going down Fnram St.. near Dr. Rustin'a home within a quarter of an hour after the shooting of September 2nd is one of the strongest links lending to connect Davis with the death -ol Dr. Rustin. Davis came to the police station accompanied by his minor brother, to plead to the charge of be- ing a suspicious character xrhlcli filed against him some days ngo. As he entered the building he was rear- rested on a charge of murder in the first degree and was brought before the court for arraignment. Stand- ing before the bar, Davis listened to the reading of the complaint. Seven thousand dollars was fixed as the bnil and immediately arranged for by the Davis brother. The hearing was set for Sept. 2-1, after Davis was released. Brandon, Sept. Roberts, a first cousin of. Earl Rob- erts died here yesterday. The deceit s cd was born in Ireland in 1835. He devoted his life to the army, enter- ing the civil engineers and was draft ed with his regiment to India, where he saw ten years service. After re- turniiy? to England deceased was pen sioned off. and with his brother George J. Roberts, came out to-Ca- nada and settled in Dauphin, where thoy lived a retired life, in the sub- sistence of their respective pensions WILL LJKELY DIE "Calgary, Sept. accident tha rt-ili in all probability result fatally >ccurred yesterday afternoon at the Victoria hotel. William Kincaid formerly of Paisley, Onl, went int' the office and asked to be duvcte( to the lavatory. The unfortunat nan wont the wrong direction and in passing through the kitchen, fel lown the cellar stairs. He was late "oiind unconscious and removed tho Holy Cross hospital. WINNIPEG'S NEW POST OFFICE Winnipeg, Sept. Ross o Ottawa, superintendent of city pos offices in Winnipeg yesterda morning to complete arrangement for the transfer from tho old build to the now op.o. The work wi bo done as expeditiously as possible tnd NT. Ross hopes to have the re- noval completed on .Saturday. The in opening has been caused by the non-arrival of some of the furni- ture desired by the postmaster. Halifax, X. S., Sept. Do- minion Conl Company is closing the pit at-Jlesocl.. 200 ipo, will ]ye 300 'more' will e laid at Dominion pit 2. and men at Ox Dominion. The out- ut at dominion Xo. 1 will lie re- uccd. Slackness in coal trade is said to e th'e cause of the reduction and it s fearetl that slack times will pro- ail'in Cape Breton this winter. The umpanics in Nova. Scotia arc look- ng forward to a dull winter. The manager of one of the companies, peaking about this, says, "There are wo reasons for this slackness in the oal trade. One is that a large junntity of American bituminous has omc into the province late this sum- nor, and the second is a lessened consumption of coal owing to the tidiness of trade. Clubs New Pittsburg Chicago The American won lost 79 40 80 50 80 51 p.'. 63 615 012 7rench Government Is Astonished But Is Very Gracious FATALITY ON MOUNTAIN New Westminster, B. C., Sept. 11. out on a prospecting trip yes terday morning with his father, young Frank Jleay, of this city, 17 years of ago, accidentally shot kim- Bolf in the side, dying a short time later. Thfi arcfdpnf an elevation of five hundred feet on the mountain, N'ei Agassi, the body hav- ing to IKJ sledded down from that height on an. improvised sleigh. Paris, Sept. 11.The government to lay received official information that Smperor William, the army manocii- at Xorrainc being at an end, vould this afternoon cross the French rentier in an .automobile as "a sim- ile tourist" for the purpose of en- oying the magnificent view from the top of the Schlucht mountains. Although considerably astonished that Emperor William should choose .he present moment for the first vis- it to French territory made by a ennan emperor since the King ol Prussia was proclaimed emperor at Versailles in 1871T the governor at ooco despatched instructions to the customs officials to allow the imper- ial automobile to pass the frontier without examination and for the proper guarding of the route by gend armes to prevent any unfortunate ac- cident, v According to the official ad- vices'the emperor will have to tra- verse only about a hundred yards of French soil. in order to reach a point where he can view the splendid pan- orama, The view includes the plains of Upper Alsace, the lakes of Longe- mer and Grandarmere aud the val- leys of the Cologne and Moslotte ri- vers, which flow through into the Moselle. A BOODLER RETURNS Montreal, Sept. th; former foreman of the road tJtpp.rt- rnent who skipped to New Brodfard, Mass., after having defrauded the city of about by means of pay lists, returned to the city on Sa- turday morning, having waived c-x tradition proceedings. He admits i'i'i guilt. Rumor is that some of Oi2 are implicated. TO ORGANIZE JAPANESE UNION Statement Made By R. P. Pettipiece In Winnipeg TOOK CARBOLIC ACID Gladstone, Man., Sept. lit- tle daughter of Dr. B. S. Bailey, is lying in a. serious condition as the result of drinking carbolic acid. She got hold of the bottle while playing about the house. Slight hopes are entertained for her recovery. G.T.R. OFFICIALS VISIT THE WEST Will Go Over the Whole G.T.P. System Winnipeg, Sept. P. Petti- piece, of British Columbia, who is iu the city at present assisting the ex- ecutive committee of the C.P.R. strik ers, intends running as a Socialist member for Medicine Hat. Mr. Pet- tipiece in au interview expressed' his intention of organizing the Japs. states the Orientals in British Col- umbia are well armed and ready to prevent any further attacks from the Exclusionists. He has a great op- inion of the Japanese, stating that they recently struck on the Coast for higher wages and even appealed to the Trades and Labor Council again- st white labor acting as strike break- ers. He avowed intention on his re- turn to British Columbia to organize the Japanese and as he puts it, "clean up the country with them." at Detroit which won again lyiS taken such- a firm" grip on GrstiJpiace. that- only- v a succession of defeats can dislodge it. from its position; WILL PACK PORK NEXT WEEK Hying Machine Makes Good Plant at Edmonton Ready For Operation Washington, Sept. Wright today broke the world's re- cord for time and for distance with a heavy air flying machine, he estab- lished yesterday. In a flight requir- ing great skill on account of the ten mile wind, he circled around the drill grounds at Fort Meyer fifty-eight times in 65 minutes and 52 seconds, exceeding the time of yesterday's flight by three minutes and thirty- seven seconds. The flight was witnes- sed by nearly a thousand people. For the first thirty seconds the machine flew as smoothly as on its previous flights, but from that time on it was seen to patch at the turns as the breeze from the west struck it. As the machine moved from the north end of the field to the southern end, Mr. Wright kept it sr-veral points in the wind. Wlienovor th Edmonton, Sept. J. Y. Griffin pork packing plant will com- mence operations next week. Some killing will be done on Monday or Tuesday but the formal opening will not take place until later. The first shipment of hogs to-be received by the big packing plant arrived over the C. N. R. last nipht. Pour cars were loaded at Bruderheitn, Vegreville and Lament. Big Fires Still Raging Bush Fires Doing Great Damage in New Ontario Port Arthur, Sept. from outlying sections tonight regarding' bush fires are that they still show no signs of abating, though less head- way has been made, during, the. last twenty-four hours than before, be- cause of the absence of wind. At Squaw Bay south of here, where there is a large settlement of Indians on a reservation, the fire is getting very close to their houses and the men have to keep fighting it continually. Up the line of the Duluth extension of the Arrow River and Mimers, the end of the line, report that thousands of dollars damage has been done and people are becoming alarmed least- it should destroy their homes. The fire tug Joe Dudley, went to Squaw. Bay for the. Thunder Bay contracting company to protect their plant there. It has not return- ed and is supposed to be still fighting the fire. Montreal, Sept. of the largest parties of Grand Trunk Rail- way officials which has yet gone to Western Canada left this morning in special cars attached to the Interna- tional Limited for Chicago. The party included T. W. Smithers, vice- president of the Grand Trunk, who lias come out from London, Eng., to make the annual inspection of the system in the place of Sir Charles Rivers-Wilson, the president, C. M. Hays, general manager, W. E. Davis, passenger manager; J, C. Loud, freight traffic .manager, and Howard F. Kelly, chief engineer and others. The party goes direct to Chicago and thence to Win- nipeg, where General-Manager Morse of the G. T. P. will be met. Although the itiniary of the parly 5s not definitely completed, it fc the intention to go over the of the route of construction, from Fort William to Edmonton. It in in- tention of the party to also visit Prince Rupert, travelling via Van- couver and thence by one of the coast steamers. THE SCOTTISH VISITORS Tiie Scottish agriculturalists ar- rived last night and accompanied by a number of citizens went south this murning on a special train provided by the A. R. I. Co. They left at 10.15 and will be back early this evening. Upon their return a smoking con- cert is sto be given in their honor at the Chinook Club. Strike News Very Slim Death List a Heavy One Many Men Have Bsen Killed on Big New York Works New York, men have been killed in building the new Blackwell's Island, bridge over the to the report of i committee of the Cehertal Federa- tion of Unions appointed to ascertain the fatality in the work. The com- mittee also find that fifteen workmen.. have suffered death in the Chelsea dock improvements. The union work- men who investigated the subject said that the city inspectors tried to conceal the loss of life which the union men attribute to the employ- ment of non-union men inexperienc- ed in the work at lofty heights and to the absence of proper precautions. Tiie investigation declared that no life had been lost in building the new Manhattan bridge where union la- bor is employed. Will Ignore Lemieux Act EXPENSIVE REVENGE Act of Italian Laborer Costs German Government Large Sum Robt. Nimmons License Inspector Robert Nimmons who has could be plainly seen from below that it responded promptly to every move of tho levers by the operator. A gust of wind, unusually strong, struck tho aerial flyer during tho 42nd round and it plunged sharply causing the crowd to exclaim. in alarm. Mr. Wright then brought his machine lower bnt on tho 53rd round he had reached an altitude of 200 foot. Signal corps officer1! of the war de- partment today expressed tho belief Heidleburp. Sept. act o? revenge on the part of an Italian la- borer, because ho considered he had been dismissed without cause has cost the government tho sum of 000. The government has been structing a railroad tunnel through the Black forest mountams, working in from each end to meet the centre. It was discovered today that the two halves which should have come to gethor .it the village of Forebach, missed each other by 26 feet. Tho reason is a mistake in the .survey which arose from the purposeful mis- staking of surveying pin. This act was the work of an Italian who hid a grudge against tho government. A Calgary despatch to tho Winni- peg Telegram of Sept. 7, says- Frank H. Sherman of Fernie, pres- ident of the United Mine Workers for District No. 16, was unanimously nominated by the Socialistic party Saturday. O'Brien, Socialist organ- izer for the province was the only other mentioned but he will likely be a candidate in Edmonton. The meeting was enthusiastic. The plat- form of the Socialist party as pub- lished was endorsed. The party ex- pects to have four candidates in the province: Sherman in Calgary; 0'- -Brien in Edmonton; Pettipiece in Lethbridge, and possibly Farmer in Macleod. The effect of the candidate hers is uncertain. Sherman addressed an open air meeting on the streets to- night. The United Mine Workers have de- cided in future to ignore the Lem- ieux Act. A meeting Saturday after- The local strikers continue to re- ceive reports of engines playing out on western lines in spite of efforts to keep things going. An order is stand- ing at the Winnipeg shops for fifteen engines which the company .is unable to fill. The local men also state that there is a case of fever at the local shops. The overalls worn by the mechan- ics on Labor Daj' were secured from ilcKelvie and McGuire. The returns from the general ap- peal are coming; In daily from tho Railway Brotherhoods. "Headquar- ters" desire that the membership will express their appreciation as they are unable to write every local lodge. member of tho Board of Licence Orvmi1 Wright will make a speed missioiiors for some time has bec-n appointed license inspector for tho formed Lothbridgo district. John Bruce has boon appointed till the vacancy on tho Board of Com- missioners. Btvnk clearings for the week at Ed- monton totalled as against last year. of at least 43 miles an hour with his machine. If ho does ho will bo on- titled to a bonus of 20 per cent, over the contract prico which would not him for his machine tho contract price La Crosconlia and valley Trcst of Passadena, Cal., are threatened by forest fires. DOCTOR WAS NOT GUILTY Union, S. C., Sept. case of Dr. Lindor a prominent young physician of this city, charged with killing Lucy T.ipsy. a ncjjress was given to the jury at noon today. Dr. Lindor in his testimony told of var- ious threatening letters he had re- ceived from the woman and that he did not shoot until ho saw her ireach for a hand satchel in which ho snn- posi-tl she had a pMol. The woman's dying statement was put in evidence in which she declared that she had not threaten-Ml him, but loved him unto death and would forgive him everything1 and did not want to hurt him. The jury after being out nearly five hours returned a verdict of not guil- ty. noon of the mine officials and Presi- dent Sherman and Organizer James of Edmonton, representing tho minors and Lawyers Mackio, Kdmon- ton; Epstein, Fernie; Ives Lothbridgo Prominent Men In the Party Among the visitors who bo i ere with the riming day are the following: Jas. Borrow- secretary o tue of Scotland; the mining m-'ii- Walter HARRY BABR IN RENFREW Pembroke, Ont., Sept 10. -U to- day's Liberal "convention H. Barr, ex-M.L.A. solectrl as the can- didate for the House fit" Commor.s in North Uenf-.-.v. FORMER SULTAN GIVES Casablanca, Sept. Az'z. the former Sultan of Moroco, who has been vanquished by his brother ai Hafid, has written a h-tter to M. Togi ono of his leaders thanking him for "ni.s support but saying tint h-- has decided to abandon the M. Togi replied that he woul 1 ne- ver submit to Mulai Hafid an! it is boli. that he intends to enVrr and Rath von, Calgary, discussed thn j against now ruler oi famous bill and decided that as tho omPire- courts could not enforce the bill it, was useless. President Sherman says the miners will fight'their battles in tho same "Id way in future. Will Study Rural Mail Delivery Ottawa. Sept. Gener- al Lomii-ux and Dr. Coultor, his dep-'with thoir across uty ure now engaged in making a road. Tho little pirls "iowe study of thn system of rural mail do- J and returned homo t livery in the. United States with a jack-o'-lanterns and it s view to informing themselves as to J that while playing with matches set the feasibility of its introduction into fire to their clothing. The house and CHILDREN BURNT Plattsburg. N. Y., ?ept. five year old daughter of Charles Oration and the three year old daugh- ter of Win. Brown, Jr. were burned to death yesterday in the double tcn- ament house in which the Grnndon and Brown familiar. three mil- es west of this city. Their parents haii-ponr to tho Clin- ton county fair leaving tho children representing Mio iron and stc'il m- stitute; Hugh F. Marriott, repivseiii- ing the institute of mining and me- tallurgy; W. Frechevillc, past presi- dent of the same institute; John AMi- worth, president of the Geological and Mining Society; W.D. Wight, president of tho South Wales institute of Engineers; Prof. Dr. H. Potonie of Berlin; W. H. Head, sub- editor of the London Mining Journal; Louis Detrez, president 1' Association des Kleves des Ecoles Speciales of Liege Belgium. All of the above are touring Canada as the guests of the Canadian Mining Institute. In addition there are other visitors accompanying the excursion, some of wh'ich are Rodger Beck of Swansea. Wales; C. E. Bloomer, England; G. H. Campbell, Toronto; Dr. W. Camp- bell of the department of metallurgy; Columbia university. New York; T. Carlisle, England; S .Cowper-Coles, England; C. Forgio of tho Dominion Coal company. Glace Bay; J. Hogg, Scotland; Mark Kuril. Scotland; D. B. Lanpford. England; S. Mayor. C. Murray, editor of the Canadian Mining Janmal; J. Oba- iski. superintendent of mini's. Quo- bee: W. J. Roes, Wales; G. McT. Pyke. Montreal; W. Rowley. Eng- land: X. Richardson, general mana- ger X. Atlantic Collieries, Capo Bre- ton; Dr. Heinrich Rirs. Department of Geology, Cornell university; A. Switzerland; A. Smith, Col- umbia universitv. York; S. S. lowevor ran to make upposed Smith. land. England; A. Watson. Scot- Canada. tho barn were totally destroyed. Halifax. SHERIFF ARCHIBALD DEAD Halifax. N. S., Sept. death ocourred rather suddenly this morn- ing of Donald Archibald, sheriff of ;