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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. i LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., WEOME1PAY, SEPTEMBER It, HOI NO. 234. OF WORLD TREATY Hague Conference To Be Called Next Year The Hague, Sept. the re- quest or Italy and Germany, Hollaoic is to invite the powers represented aj the second peace conference to par tieipate in a third conference at The Hague probably in 1909, for the elab- oration' of a draft of; V universa treaty.; London, Sept. foreign ol f ice is-hot awaiv of the nature of the proposed new universal treaty to Ix discussed at a'conference of the pow ers at The Hague in 1909. PREMIER DISASTER to by Ottawa, .Sept. When asked today wlien judgmeut would be respect to tiie. Fieuiitr dis- aster at Warren's Landing. Coiu- mftuder Spain; 'who with Major Ferry mifMioner of the Mounted Po- ice, conducted the inquiry at Sel- kiik, Man., said lie was waiting to receive the typewritten evidence. The aw provides that judgment must be read in open court at the place in which the evidence is taken. It. is lardly probable Commander Spain will-be able to go to Winnipeg. In a copy of the judg- ment be sent to Major Perry, who will go to Winnipeg from Be- gina to read it. -This cannot be be- fore next week. HUDSON'S BAY RAILWAY RURAL MAIL DELIVERY ___j. Features of Addresses By Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Hon. Rudolph Lemieux To RAISE FREIGHT RATES Protect Railroad Employees and Bring Prosperity to AM THE UNIVERSAL TREATY The Hague, Sept. It is suggest- ed that a royal -commission of inter- national law as affecting private per- make necessary- arrangements lor the new treaty. Gels a Great Reception At Niagara An- nounces Government's Railway Policy Free Rural Mail Service Will Be Inaugurated At Once Seattle, Wash., Sept, American Association of Travelling PaKsenger Agents in session, here has adopted the following resolution: "Whereas in view of existing con- ditions and to prevent business de- pression and to protect the railroad employees, it is the unani- mous opinion of the American asso- ciation of Travelling Passenger Ag- ents in convention assembled that freight rates should be increased. Therefore, be it resolved, that each member present the railroad side of the question to the public and en- deavor to secure their co-operation in bringing about prosperity to all." RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION. in American City Attac Sept.' mp of thirty men descended at an early hour this morning on. the camp_ ing ground of the Irvinltes, a. reli- gious sect is holding a convou- -tioix at Brooklyn, a suburb, and set fire -to two large tents used by the denomination for meeting purposes. The tents were completely: Uestroytd and a house "in. which were stored, a. quantity Of provisions which partly Two guards at the place re- treated to the house occupied by the sect and raised the alarmJI The first memBers to appear were menaced with pistols but when the religionists came out in larger jiumbfers the mob disappeared. The principal cause of trouble it is thought vigor- ous' preaching _ the Irvinites in which they denounced the people ol the town generally. The founder of the sect it isv alleged used some i-f- --7" tensive language towards the womtn of the town. NOT A STRIKEBREAKER Winnipeg, Sept.oL5.--A.. fresh aspect is 'thrown. oa the shooting ,of Robert last night at Weston by, the story of defence which, if Niagara Tails, Sept. Wil- frid Lauricr got the reception of his life' when he arrived at the Falls to- day. The premier's trip un- eventful. At Hamilton and St. Ca- therines there had been no recep- tions organised and Sir_ Wilfrid did not leave his private the premier got to Niagara Falls he was given a reception, with a ven- geance. Dealing with the transporta- tion enterprises on which the gov- ernment has embarked, Sir Wilfrid remarked "We; have undertaken the construction of another railway, the Hudson .Bay railway. The Hudson Bay Railway I am not -ap- ;pearyery jnuch 'to. the people of W el- land; it "concerns the. people, of the West, but I say to- the gentlemen oi Ontario and you will agree with me, that what concerns one portion of the country concerns every portion o: the country (cheers.) And you men from Ontario are ready to bear your share'of the burden which will bt. necessary to help the citizens in an t is threshed is sent to the Ve want to provide another railway will be then tlie Hudspn Jay route and the man who raises wheat and cattle will have two out- ets for his production. We have correct, makes the whole' affair, more other part. (Applause.) But you wil WELCH KNOCKS -OUT.GARSEY Los Angeles, Calf. -Sept. die Welch, the 'English lightweight knocked out Frank Carsey of Chicago in the fourth round! before the Pacific A.' C. here, tonight; Carsey was fighting strong whet the clever Englishman worked his famous-shift and sent a crushing right.-to the jaw, "dropping Carsey .like a log and .he was out 'for two replete with sensation than ever. Hepner the man who was arrested on suspicion appeared in court this morning but the case was remanded for a week by request of the prose- cution. Daniel Hepner is a young man of about 21 years of age aad working in the stores." He is thus not a strikebreaker at all. His story, which is -very largely borne out by not be called upon to do anything of that, because we have providec that this railway is to be construct ed out of the receipts from land se apart for the very "Now we have come to the conclus ion that this railway is .necessar owing to_ the condition in which ou fellow citizens in the West are plsc ed. Ths' railway, will give an alter native or optional route. "At th the C. B. police authorities, is time all the wheat as soon a Hudson Bay. There he present route and FIVE HUNDRED AT LJUO OFFICE Risk First Tickets About five hundred men gathered at the land "office this morning. The crowds were even --more eager than to secure a good position in the line. When the? tire e to distribute the tickets arrived; it4 -took more than "j one m'g husky policeman to prevent thti rush for the man at the door with the tickets. Yesterday marked the end of the period for protection of preempting privileges if un been asked 'Are you not going to hurt the trade" of the St. Lawrence if you do Oh, ye of little faith, the trade of Canada is too great even for these two outlets, What is coin- ing will be more than sufficient for both the St. Lawrence and the Hurl- son Bay routes. "We have come to the conclusion that the time to build this railway is not tomorrow, but now, and we have surveyors in the field looking at the condition of the country and preparing plans for us which will be prepared to put -into execution as soon asx we receive them. The Gov- ernment will, build the railway or ra- ther somebody will be entrusted with building it for us, but whatever we d9, all the terminals and all the ele- vators shall be built by the govern- ment and retained by the govern- ment so as to insure the largest mea- sure of benefit possible to the Can- ONTARIO'S POPULATION Toronto, Sept. to KAISER FEARS ANARCHIST PLOT Real Reason For Not Paying a Visit To France figures on assessment rolls, Ontar- io's population increased dur- ing 1907. .There is a slight decrease in Ontario while the towns and cities show gums. Taxation shows n increase per head of 47 per cent. FILLED NEGRO FULL OF SHOT tion had filed. _ Those desiring ing to file a preemption were called first today. last ticket given out yesterday morning was numbered 2096. This morning the number ran up to 2l'7-t. Everybody works' at the "land office .thisV-riionth. adian people in the Northwestern provinces.'1 Hon; Rudolphe Lemieux, the post- master general in his speech made an important announcement in re gard to the inauguration of rural mai and collection in the nea future. The postmaster general capped th climax of a particularly effective anc eloquent, speech by announcing th int-ention of -.the government to in- augurate at once a system of free ru- ral delivery throughout conferring .a great boon to the whole fanning Ijommunity of the country; Paris, Sept. despatch from Mulhausen, Alnace-Lorraiutj. says that the real reason for the German Emperor's sudden abandonment of his excursion to Fivnch territory a few days ago, was, according to the police, the presence of French an- archists in the district which the emperor proposed to visit. At the last moment the police learned that two French anarchists had gone to the frontier with bombs. This in- formation came too late to permit the police to follow and intercept the. nen, the description of which was vague. Women Avenged An Insult To Her Daughter PEACE IN THE CAMP Democratic Leaders In New State Bury Their Hatchets York minutes, ..and for thirty secknds. unable to move NO CARS AT TABER briefly this: He left gates shortly after 9 o'clock, last night to return home, wheii, he accosted lay eight or tf who whether he' intended to quit work or not. Alarmed their aggressive attitude he started to. run, when he saw another group "f mea in front and saw a shot fired which of the fingers oh his right hand. _ to run he was chased by two C. P. E. constables who brought him in to Chief St. John. This last, on hearing his story advis-' him to apply Jor police protection, which' he did, not even at the time he went to_the station that another man attend the biennial con- vention of tho. United Irish League U Boston were given a warm recep- tion on their arrival here today when the stoamer Oceanic reached her elock, More than one hundred members of tho d Irish League of New York cd by fire and water. Saratoga, N. Y., Sopt. 4.30 today on motion of the stato com- mitteeman Barnes, Jr.. of Albany, the Republican state convention made unanimous the nomination of Char- les E. Hughes of New York, to be governor of the state of New York to succeed himself. The official statement gives the vote as follows: John K. Stewart, 31. Wadsworth, 141. Hughes, 827. THE DAY'S BASEBALL Nt w York increased her lead in thv National League race by defeating St. Louis 5 to 4. Chicago lost to Boston 3-2, and was passed in the race by Pittsburp which defeated Philadelphia 6-5. Tho standing now is: Club Won Los? New York S3 46 Pittsburg S3 51 in waiting. The parties were escorted to the Hoffman House where a formal reception will be tendered them by the League. On Saturday Mr. Belmond will leave for Boston. Later he will ad- dress a mass meeting at the Majestic Theatre, New York and will elso visit Philadelphia, Chicago and large cities. Chicugo P.C .66.' .61 f .61 In the American CKvoIand tool second place by defeating Chicngo 3-0, while Detroit increased its U Th P.C .57 .559 .555 .545 by downing St. Louis, 8-7. standing: Club Detroit Cleveland Chicago St. Louis Won 76 76 75 73 Lost 56 60 60 60 CANADIANS DEFEATED Philadelphia. Pa., Sopt. thirty-fourth annual cricket match b'tween all-Philidelpriia, roprvsent- inp thr- United States, and Canada ended today in tho defeat for the visitors. Tho Canadians were all run out for 116 runs in their second innings, while the Philadelphians scored 173 in their first innings and had a niulvantago of 137 runs when the play began today. feature of the match the bowling of Ve- tterlein for All-Philadelphia and the batting of Marshall of Canada, 'who made the high score of 52 for his team. ;