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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. I. LCTHBRIDQE, S E PT E M 8 E R I 4 I Ml 232 INDUCTOR'S VERY SUDDEN DEATH YEOOMCN AT MAOOREOOR MacGregot Man., IS meu paid the towu a vwit bM night and the of their call wag ap- parent ihig worniiif A resident weht to MeCari'i aiore at 8 o'clock John McCarry Soon After Bringing His Train In front door open. It was discovered thai the had been blown open and tfip "isisainf Perelmn'f store had been broken into and goods taken. Calgary, AM., Sept. many fronds of were much shocked to hear of his sudden death which took place at Medicine Hat yesterday afternoon at 2.30 in. the Cosmopolitan Hotel.. He had been complaining for about a- week but kept on working and took hp train out Sunday morning going cast on No. Arriving at the Hat McGarry went to his hotel and there.Complain- ed of feeling unwell Baying he would go to bed. After going upstairs summoned an attendant, asking him to fetch him some medicine, a? he felt ill and Had a, chill.- Deceasesd, however, died before the attendant re- turned and the doctor pronounced death due to lieart disease. Deceas- ed was "one of the" most popular con- ductors on the main line. LORD CURZON INJURED London, Sept. Curxon of Keddlettoif, Chancellor' of Oxford University aud ex-viceroy of India, painful ;thoagfir Hoi serious injuries in 'a collision which occur- red .while driving in a motor car near Sunnydak today. He was severely e ha ken and received a cut in the fore- ROOSEVELT IS IN FAVOR OF HUGHES Him for Renomination In Strong Terms RETURN Of SIFTON Ottawa, Sept. 13 A rumor w afloat that Hon. Clifford be restor- in tW shortly bat without portfolio for the present. HIGH In Game far Championship of VALUABLE OTTER CATCH Victoria, Sept. letter received from gays the sealing schooner Thomas F. Bayard of this city has taken twenty-eight sea otter skinsoff the Shumagin Islands. This is the biggest catch of these fur bearing for many years. The catch is worth over Two pf the crew of the Thom- as F. Bayard are reported to have been washed overboard and drowned. Names- were'not given. FIRE GUARD JAWS BUSY Warning and to Settlers Regarding Fire Guards Oyster Bay, Sept. Roosevelt's position. on the question of renominatioh by -the Republican convention which convenes at Sarato- ga this afternoon of Governor Hughes was set forth iuau official statement given but at the executive office to- The president has been in commun- ication with Secretary Root and Con- gressman Cocks in voference to the governorship situation and has au- thorized them to state that whije he had no intention of dictating, yet to all his friendV wlio 'have spoken on the matter, ho has said in the strong- est possible terms that he favored the renominatfon of Governor Hughes. Winnipeg, Man.. Sept. Chipman cup repicsents the Polo championship of Western Can- ada, will find a bMUf for the next twelve months in tlus city. Tn the game on Saturday allc-rnoon High River went down tod cfeat by the score of 6 to 4. WONT BRf AK THECP.R. STRIKE CALIFORNIA FIRES OUT Los 'Angeles, Cal., Sept. burning over tweiity square miles forest tires in the mountains near La Canada above Passadena, were fin- ally put. out yesterday. Watchers on the mountain last yiight- stat-O'l t-llflt not a trace of smoke could be seen. Aside from damage to the forest re- serve which cannot be estimated the total loss from the fire amounts to about TWOTORffiSTO CONTEST REGINA EXCURSIOWSTS IN RAILWAY WRECK Fotr Wl Hi As the Re- sih rf WboD Near Scotch Mechanics Re- turn To the Old Country The reports sent to the strikers say that tho bunch of men brought out from Scotland are shut up ex- cept six who will not work. They say the rest would not work if they were sure of being cared for and re- turned to Scotland. They .have not a cent and were told that if they came out und talk- ed'.to the pickets they would be shut out and left to shift for themselves. The six whom the pickets talked to are in the hands of the committee and their" case will be presented to the department ut an.ce with affida- vits' signed by the six about their be- ing: hired under false representation. QUEBEC M. P. P. DIES Quebec, Sept. L. T. Broet, M.P.P. for Lake St. John, died in Kobbervale this morning from injur- ies received by being run over by the train at St. Gideon last night. Mr Broet tried to jump on the train when it was in motion and fell under the wheels. He was a native of France coining to Canada five years ago, set- tling in Lake St. John district where he engaged- in extensive farming in tcrests. He was 38 years of age. AGGRESSION The Chief Fire Guardian reports that upwards of eighty convictions have been secured K. N. W. M. Fire Guardians under Prairie, Fires Ordinance since the first of January. Owing to the num- befof fires an'd the great amount of damaged caused thereby it is hoped that srttlers, campers and sportsmen wilKuse .every precaution to prevent the spread of fire. -The Department would recommend -that every farmer and rancher construct fire guards around buildings and stacks by ploughing to a. width of not twenty feet. Do not attempt io guard property by burning., a without having the space, be burn ed'surro.unded by.'a ploughed guart of iwt-Wsrthan "twenty feef'firwidxh otherwise the'party so doing "will, b liable to prosecution for'infraction c the Ordinance. __ f Prince Von Buelow Thinks There Is Ground For British Apprehension No London, Sept. Standard j this morning'prints a-long interview with Prince: Von Buelow, the .Ger- man, chancellor, at JfoVderni'' It mainly with, the relations be- tween Great Britain 'and Germany and witrf Prince Von. Buelow's opin- jon on "articles which recently- ed in British periodicals with refer- ence to British apprehensions in the matter of German naval The Chancellor thinks it :hcre are far more tangible reasons or apprehensions through our expos- ed geographical position let dark historical background. "So fur as the idea of Germany's power being a menace -to other coun- tries is concerned, German as you well know, is the only one of the JOHN BULL'S EYES OPEN Copenhagen, Sept. Britisl Government sent a diplomatic consu to Fredericka in .Jutland whose spe cial mission is to observe the mahoeu VC-TS of German in Danish wa- ter. The British vice consul'in Den- mark, most of whom are. Danes, re- ceived instructions "recently to report to the home government all move- ments of German warships. Chicago., Septr persons were injured, them so severely that they are expected to die, in a wreck on the and Michi- gan Southern K. Jl., Chesterton, a small town forty miles from Chicago shortly after A suburban train from into the rear end of an excursion train bound for Indianapoliajfroifi Chicago over Lake Erie and "Western while the lat- ter was standing at 'the station. The JOE MARTIN SUES C.P.R. Vancouver, Sept. Josepl Martin, K. C., has 'entered sui against the C. P. R. for unstated darn ages for_assault. This is the result o a fight that took place between th constables of the C.P.R. and Mr Martin on the wharf of the compan a week ago. Cowan Has Deserted Mclnnes and Enters i Contest ANNOUNCEMENT OF DISSOLUTION Regina, Sask., Sept, thing like a -bombshell was thrown into the political arena on Saturday by the publication of the announce- ment that Dr. W. D. Cowan of thla city had decided to come out as tin Independent candidate for the Regina federal constituency against W. B. Martin., Liberal, ami J. K. Jlclnnis, of tho Standard, the official Conser- vative candidate who was nominated in convention in. February last an4 who has since been actively engaged in .prosecuting his candidature. Dr. Cowan was himself out for the nomination, in the February con- vention but he moved to make the Jtclimis nomination a unanimous one, and ho quite recently appeared on. the public platform with Mclnnis, in upport of that individual, and his ction is therefore a bolt from, lue, at any rate to those wfeo .t.fe nit behind the scenes. great powers; war during The Chancellor which has .waged" no the last thirty-seven. rear of the excursion-strain was badly wrecked. The collision was due to a heavy-mist which hitl the excursion train from the- yiewrof the engineer of suburban train.1 Will Be Made This Week Federal Elections October 28th or 29th Scott Retiring discusses a great variety of subjects In. European polf- excusable jf jvppreliewfjye- of betftf attacked, point- ing out that'Great been invaded since-the'time of Wil- liam the Conqueror. Continuing, the Prince Von Buelow says: cnn assure you that no" one of any souse in dreams of picking: a quarrel with England, The total attendance at the Toron- muchpless any insane idea of invad-l to exhibition amounted to about ing England. But for Germans 000. pT'academic interests Tirst he. -scouted the notion that Germany is aiming to be the great- est naval power, in the world or is likely to within n. couple -o! year? challenge British naval supremacy. METHODISTS WANT .Ottawa, meeting will be held which will ment of the Dissolution of Parlia- probably be the announcement of clts- .mcnt will be made Wednesday by Sir solution. Wilfrid Laurier. No ofiicial infor-1 It is stated on. good authority ihat mation as to the exact date of the a cabinet change will probably b.fesr.rr.. Aitchc- son and Spence. On Wednesday morning a discussion on personal work occupied the ses- sion and the free interchange of Ideas very profitable to all. Several (h-jfiis will return to college this fall, from the Macleod Presbytery. Toronto, Sept. of provincial police "'demand for better enforcement of law, protest against manner in -which in- fractions of that law, jmnishable'by imprisonment nre withdrawn or amended and a resolution .condemn- ing "Thriller" acts in amusement grammes, were the subjects of resolu- tion passed at the annual meeting oi the Temperance and Moral. Reform Board of the OJ Canada yesterday. Reports.of Gener- al Secretary Chown and jPield Secre- tary Magee were encouraging. They commented strongly -on the amount of liquor illegally; sold steps were taken to have this brough to the attention of the authorities: It was decided to ask for legislation to prt-vent race track gambling. A. B. Aylesworth is expected to J- turn to Ottawa from Europe on Fr day next. MANY INJURED IN RAILWAY WRECK -Meadville, Pa., Sept. our persons were injured early today n the wreck of train No. 4 Chicago ;o New York Express on the Erie Railroad at Geneva. Pa. Railroad of- ficials believe it was caused by en- mies of the company opening a switch. All of the injured were brought -to-this city and 23 of them were taken to Spencer hospital. Five were discharged later, while eighteen still remain at the hospital. Thirty-one of the injured were .pas- sengers and three railroad employees. A -majority of the former are. Italian and Greek laborers, who were in the second" classr car." is not belic-ved that any JUMPED TO HIS DEATH Ont., Sept. Judge, 25 years old, suffering from ty- phoid fever, jumped from a window of the Victoria Hospital yesterday, sustaining injuries which caused his death.' Another Bank At Cardston Cardston, Sept. import- ance of Cnrdston as a business cen- tre is gradually Ixjing recognized by! the'commercial world. This is evi- denced by the fact that the Bank of Montreal will open up a branch here by October 1st. Negotiations to this end have been under way for'some time post and on Thursday last, Mr. R. F. Reeve, of Lcthbridge, manager for Sou- thern Allwrta, came to Cardston and closed the deal, whereby this op- In Second Place to Blams for Many-Disputed Ballotts Saskatoon, Sask., Sept. .13 re- ount of Saskatoon county votes Ligated by supporters of Sorn- merfeldt, defeated Conservative can- didate at the recent elections completed Saturday nonn and objections, forty-four in number were TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS rlulv rWH hv Tmljw McCrea. -whose, decision will bo given later. So far! the number of ballots polled for onch candidate displays practically no change on tlu; iipuivs originally an- nounced. The forty-four objections to be considorwl by the judge chiefly consist of from which the counterfoil was not duly detached by the returning officer according to law to return ballots of which are but two and ballots upon which tlu-re arc any dots, blots, blurs or other alien marks. In this connection, it ap- pears the ballots are a very indifferent example of the printers' art, the best of them being miserable impressions with ink having a tendency not to dry. There can be no question but that the printer is solely responsible for quite a proportion of the objcc tions above referred to. ening will be effected. The best business location in the "town has been at pre- sent occupied by C. E. Snow Co; The change will necessitate their re- moval to the south addition of the same building where they will still continue their private banking busi- ness. No better testimonial of the re- sources and solidity of Southern Al- berta could be asked for by the busi- ness world than the fact that the Bank of Montreal, Canada's greatest banking institution, should sec fit to Chicago's victory and Pittsburgh defeat yesterday- reversed the posi- tions of those clubs in the National League nerinant race, the Chicago team moving up to second placi-, where Pittsburg club has been a fix- ture .for .some time past. The New York leaders, not scheduled to play, gain-a point advantage by the trans- fer havinb this morning 18 points lead over Chicago. The standing of thf? leaders, Sun- day's games included: Club Won Lost New York 81 46 Chicago 83 51 Pittsburg 1 Si! 51 P.C. 633 620 617 New Westminster Intermediate la- crosse team won the provincial cham- pionship ,on Saturday defeating Van- couver 6 to 4. E. Hutchinson of New Liskeard. Ont.. WAS on Sunday while fishing in Vancouver harbor. Gleichen is to a school buildir.g. The Australian Premier, Alfred Deakin, is taking steps to induce the British Government to despatch a j in Muskoka. Much damage has fleet to Australia as soon as can be done to timber mills and lumbo conveniently done. I yards. ONTARIO FOREST FIRES Toronto, Sept. fires an raging around the village of Hosseau WOOLLEN MILL STARTS The Woollen Mill Co started up their factory today anc before the week is out will be runn ing with a full complement of hands About forty will be employed. ?o its right across the ine of in the south. Ray- mond, Mngrath and Carriston made a strong trip. 'Mr. Wood, now upon the Calgnry laff, is expected to the manager if the new branch. is acquaint- ed with the south from his former lo- cation with thn Band of Montreal at .ethbridgc. TECUMSEHSWIN CHAMPIONSHIP DROUGHT IN ONTARIO Toronto, Sept. from practically every part of Ontario say oot crops, fruits and pastures are offering from drought. Most .places he ground is too hard to plow. Dairy products. have fallen off. No rain sa.s fallen for from three to six weeks. SML OPERATORS MEET IN LONDON Co-Operation of Steel Man- ofactorers Advocated By A. H. Garry AGREEMENT REACHED CONCERNING MOROCCO Berlin. Sept. French am- bassador Jules Cambon and the Spanish Charge de Affaires today handed identical notes on the- recog- nition of Mulai Haftd the vanquisher of Abdel Aziz as sultan of Morocco to the acting secretary of the German foreign office. The contents of the note have been telegraphed to Chancellor Von But-low who is now nt Nordcnny and the Ger- man office will await guid- ance from him before tilimating the general impression made-on the Gov- ernment. Montreal, Sept. a result of Saturday's lacrosse matches in this oity and Ottawa, the Tecumschs of Toronto win the lacrosse champion-i ship and become eligible to challenge for tho cup now held by the New Westminster team. Cornwall had a for a look In but lost it when the team went down to defeat or, the Montreal grounds by a score of 6 to 3 in a hard fought game, the Mont- real team showing good form. In Ottawa the Capitols downed the Shamrocks by 7 to 5. Toronto, Sept. meeting of the Tecumseh lacrosse club will be held Wednesday night to decide the ition of challenging for the Minto cup this fall. The probabilities are that the Tecumsehs will defer sending in the challenge for the cup until next spring as several of the players are unable to get away for such a long trip as going to New Westminster would involve. London, Sept. Albert H.Garry, chairman of the board of directors of the United States Steel Corporation, eulogized President Roosevelt and spoke in favor of co-operation and a bettor understanding among the steel manufacturers of the world at a din- ner given in his honor in the Reform Club tonight by Sir Hugh Bell, presi- dent of the Iron and Steel institute arid the members of the council of the institute. The dinner was a tribute to Mr. Garry's efforts to bring together the steel operators of the world, thirty mon prominent riie "industry in x.-j :ric 441HV4 f ticipaling. Speaking of the recent fi- nancial crisis in the United States Mr. Garry said that in shipments every one sold his products whatever they might be and for whatever price he could obtain. In relating the plans made during the financial distress. Mr. Garry said there was no agree- ment to maintain prices, restrict out- put or divide territory. In conclus- ion he added "The manufacturers of iron and steel of all countries should be working together and for one an- other. I do not advocate anything antagonistic to the laws or public wel- fare. What I propose is the utiliza- tion of all our opportunities for advancement of all of our .1 dosor connection and a batter under- standing full and free interchange of ideas and information by one to an- other concerning all business in ques- tion and an organized community of interests whose advice should be fol- lowed." ;