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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIDOC, A L T A T M U R D A Y SEPTEMMER 17, lilt NO. 235. DOMINION ELECTION WILL BE WELD ON 26 DIDN'T CAUSE DEATH Decision Of the Cor- oner's Jury At Edmonton RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS Sept. 17.-T-Seyeral uttncnts were 'put .through' at the cabinet meet-, Mr. 'Scott, mayor Ottawa, was ed assistant chairman or the board of railway commission- ers and Mr. Thomas Green- way, member loir Lisgar, Man. and J. S. Maclean, profes- sor of Economics in Toronto University, were appointed members of. the board. PARLIAMENT DISSOLVED NOMINATKWS ON OCTOBER 19 Etlmonton, Alia., Sept. Vivian came to her death from acute dilation of the heart and while there is not sufficient evidence to prove that vaccination was a pri- mary cause, yet, we recommend in future that the city employ only reg- -ularly qualified physicians to be vac- cinators, was the decision arrived at today- by the Coroner's jury after a few hours' session held to inquire in- to the death of Vivian, daughter of A. W, Foley, superintendent of the poultry depaitment of the, provin- cial government. CLARKE AND GRACES CHOSEN By: Of Calgary To Few Gfic C BLONDIN IN CHAMPLAIN Quebec, Sept. E. Blondin, of Grand Mere; was nominated for the Commons to contest Champlain coun- ty in the Conservative interests. Calgary, Sept. J. Clarke and Aid. Arthur Graves are _ the choio of the 'municipal 'electors- of .Calgarv for the civic The elec tion_ yesterday was 'conducted verj quietly and the vote was compare tively large, some where" between- 1 100 and votes polled whic" is about, 400 short of. the vote for ma vor'last year. Returning' Officers Appointed Government is Con- _, fident of a Repetition, of Success Hon. R. W. Scott Retires Next Week Ottawa, tenth Parliament of Canada been dissolved and the electors will be asked to say by their votes on Monday, October 26th, whether or not the- present government has deserved the reward o! another tenure of power. This was the announcement handed out after a meeting of ihr- cabinet this afternoon. Nominations will be made October 19th with polling a week later. --J The date is a, little earlier than originally selected, as the government found that all arrangements for put- ting the machinery of election law into operation could b; cb-jnploU'd in time to put the date forward two or throe clays. Moreover, it was considered that" Monday would, all things being considered, be a more convenient day for the general public than a mid-week The writs for'the holding of the election will be sent, out at once to the various constituencies. j Hon. ft. W! Scott, Secretary of State, who has charge of an immense amount of detail work involved in the preparation of the eUction lists, appointment of continue in office until the work is finished Consequently, -the incoming-minister, will not be sworn in. until next week. The re- turning offiurrs in most of the constituencies-have selected. With but few exceptions, they will be the sheriffs of their respective districts, although in. ,it has been found that other appointments were rendered. The government is going to the country is confidence that the verdici of the electors will be a repetition o: ;he verdicts given jn: 1900 and 1904. Reports received" from" every province indicate that the outlook for the Libera cause is most favorable and now; thairthe ministers have had a chance to feel the political pulse respec live provincfs, thef are in a most optimistic mood, j- The general opinion as far as can be gathered "here that there' is practically no doubt that the, presen will be returned to power. THANKSGIVING DAY Ottawa, Sept. all probability Monday, Novt-m- ber 9, will be Thanksgiving Day. This also happens to be the King's birthday. The mat- ter was discussed at this af- ternoon's meeting of the Cab- inet and while no decision was arrived at it is under- stood that Nov. 9 was agreed on as .-a most suitable day. Oct. 19 the date previously chosen is nomination day. TO DISCUSS THE WORLD'S PEACE BRITISH SHIP'S CREW MAKE TROUBLE Because Of Punish- ment, Destroyed Gun Sights Representatives Of Fifteen Parliaments Meet Berlin, Sept. inter-Parlia- mentary Union of representatives of fifteen of the world's parliaments met today in the Chamber of the Reich- stag to discuss anew the peace of the world, and how to maintain ar- britration all through. Prince Von Buelow made the welcoming- speech in behalf of the government. "London, a mark of their disapproval at being called out at night to repeat an evolution which had been improperly performed in the daytime, the crew of the Brit- ish cruiser, Gibralter, while on its way to Australia, destroyed all the sights- on board. As a punish- ment, all the customary privileges of the including smoking and the use of the canteen have been stopped, until the culprits are discov- ered. The Gibralter is at present at Ba- nay, West Australia, where she has taken part in the welcome of .the American fleet. OWEN SOUND LAWYER DEAD Owen Sound, Ont., Sept. W. Frost, town solicitor died yesterday, GREAT FAIR AT RAYMOND JOHNSMf AND Eclipsed All Previous Records Exhibits Of Poultry, Grain add Vegetables Were Especially Good (Special to the Herald.) Raymond, Sept. Raymond Fair held yesterday and" the day bc- forc was py the greatesf held Jn this live i. -v wlio Have, visited the Raymond Fairs' during the years of that has evc'r VK town. Those numbers and excellent quality. In the sheep, C. B. Romerill of Stirling has an. especially good exhibit- of coarse wooFsheep. The display 'of grain, was very fine indeed licttcr than iinj- l _pf ve -NontKwt in Alberta- lias year.' .Bjjt. -its existence say that this year's fair I3eon.such another. The visi- is two hundred per cent, better thanltor was struck with the _exhibit _ot any previous. Tho crowd was those vegetables which arp supposed bigger than the exhibits more to be out of the'range of successful numerous and bettor, and the sports programme was as good as the rest of the fair. There was a "good exhibit of hors- es, of the heavy draft breeds. Cattle were shown growth, hare. .Here were splendid ex- hibits of ripe tomatoes most remarkable of ail, ripe '.water- melons. lThe poultrynicri say that the .show of birds was as-good as any in. tho province. There were as many birds as there were at the recent Leth- bridge show. Many fanciers from out- "side showed birds. E. J. Cook of Tjefhbridgo brought over thirty-five and swith show of UufT Orpingtons -was the liest ever sawi in Alberta. Mr: Jones of Raymond captured the specia for the best pen in show. In the hall the display of ladie. work was very fine indeed. Specia mention should be made-of the excel Ion tV arrangement in decorated booths No'fakirs were allowed invthe grounds and altogether the fair was a great success. REMOVE WOODPULP DUTY N. American Paper Manufacturers Must Go Out Of Business If the Tariff Continues To Exist For Championship Of Jhc World hi Aus- tralia 8. W., Johnson, the" pu gilist'-has signed articlesi'fo'r with Tommy Burns the heavy .weigh champion, fight to take place-in ;his" city in December and to be fo championship of the world. Burns said today that this will las fight. I''.'.'' FORMERtlOST Word Received Of the Death OfJlLEllis Word received CUBAN PORTS QUARANTINED' Orlea-ns .Sept. of the announcement of two cases of in TJ.. S. Marine Hospital service in New Or- leans acting on order from Washing- ton last night put into effect a quar- antine-against all Cubln .ports. BIG GAME PRESERVE GAVE HIMSELF UP Toronto, Sept. Snow, this morning which will cause surprise and grief to very many. Last Saturday after- noon M. A. T. Ellis passed away. A11, those who bad frequent occas- ion to tratajl out, of Lethbridge by the C.P.R. will remember him. Am- ong all the. operators and ticket sell- ers in the railway service none was more deservedly -popular. Honest, "dutiful niid obliging, never tired of doing right, he was liked and es- teemed by all "with whom ho came in contact. There is much to try the temper of a railway employee. Mr. Ellis was never known to return a gruff or ill tempered answer. He was ever ready to put to endless trouble to servo the -passengers. Those who knew him intimately ha'd still'bcttcr think well of him. While ho continucdUo carry on his work he was a martyr to incur- able illness that often caused him in- tense pair.. Yet-he never nttcrod a word of complaint. Karly in July it leonine apparent thai ho must have a rest. Tho most prominent business men of the town wore glad to speak in his lujhalf to the way superintendent. On the doctor's advice ho entered the hospital at Montreal, to IMS troatod by surgeons already familiar with his case. .But the'progress of the disease could not bo stayed. Flo might live a yoar. JTo might bo token in a few weeks. Now, after a hard, patient struggle k tho brave soul has gone at the early ago of 31-. ITc loaves behind him a young wi- dow, his unwearied companion in his trying illness, and throe bright lit- tlo lads. The sympathy of tho whole community out to tho family in their lonolinoss. who. escaped from the Central.prison Sunday afternoon, "returned 'this p.ccotnpanifirl rby his 'father. Ho carrirtl prison garb under his SIK.W is one pns- arm. miers who niadc; the sensational cap3 some mpnths ago. He was cap- ture! by the police, a fow tho garret ot his father's house but capod again on Sunday. In California Reserved by President .Roosevelt Reading, CaL, :Sept. an or- dc-r of president Roosevelt about 000 acres of land Adjoining the Ore- gon-California line is to bo reserved for the propogat.ion and protection o: birds.- The order includes all lam' not held for agricultural purposes described land is -probably the greatest brooding ground in'the world for fowl. London, St-pt. Johnstoi signed-articles for a fight with Burn here today and booked passage steamer Ortena for Sydney sailiu on Friday. The terms mate provide, that the winner'-shall re ceive and loser Appleton, Wis., Sept. w material. is much cheaper in Canada and Ubor is considerably cheaper vwe: would have to go out of business if-the 'tariff on wood pulp were to be cut we could dbtafn than we are receiving., at the present said N. M. Jones> of Bangor, Me., of the Katahdin Pulp and Pa- per Co., at Lincoln, Me., before the congressional investigation commis- HI here yesterday. Continuing.Mr. Jones said: "Unless we can get our material as cheaply as the Canadians do, we would have to quit business for we could not compete with them." Chairman Mann, of the investiga- ting committee asked Mr. Jones if, in-his opinion, the pulp wood supply is amply sufficient for an almost in- definite period.; Mr.-Jones replied "by saying that in Maine the supply is perhaps, .practically middle West, especially in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minne- sota, where most- of the paper mills nre located, the_ manufacturers will soon be obliged to procure their pulp wood from Canada. "The only'thing I see to said Mr. Jones, is to make a treaty with Canada. Net as a as a Republican par- ty today and a Democratic tomorrow, a treaty whereby the tariff of woodpulp in Canada would be cut off and our mills be to pur- chase pulpwood in. Canada at the same figures that Canadian mills do, but I would also increase the duly on European pulp 100, per cent. Eu- rope is our greatest competitor, not Canada. Trie niarket7 of States and Canada is lajj-ge enough lo tise all the pulpwood, sulphite aiid paper in this country Canada, if a 'treaty were made and the duty on European goods in- creased." ABOLISH GRAND JURY FAMOUS New York, INVENTOR- DEAD Sept. Tolstoi has boen oloctefl .an honorary member in the. faculty of University of St. Petersburg. Starette, who helped to build Erie- cson's famous -de- feated the Confederate -Merrimac, and wliq >'as the R. Hoe Co., of printing presses, is dt-ad at his homo in Brooklyn Manor. He. .was.'born in this .city in 1332. He was ventor of the first swjap drawn by horses and was thf oldwt pattern-maker in the trade. Suggestion of Justice McMahon and Grand Jury Cornwall, Sept. the closing of the fall issizes this afternoon Mr. Justice McMnhori spoke strongly in favor of abolishing- the grand jury system as -being-obsolete" and expen- sive. The grand jury in submitting concurred. TECUMSEHS ARE .WAITING Toronto, Sept. at a meeting tonight decided to await the action league Saturday night with regard to Cornwall's pro- test against the Nationals befora sending a challenge for the Minto Hon. Horace Chnmbnutt, speaker of the Legislative Council fer the Pro- vince of hns been appointed Judge of the Superior Court in the place of the late Justice Bosse. WRIGHT STILL FLYING Lemans, Sept. Wright was out again in his aeroplane last evening and for a time carried a passenger, a well known French aer- onaut accupying the outer seat the machine. It soared up gracefully and describ- ed a circle and figure 8. It then dt- scended easily, having been in the air 2 minutes 23 1-2 seconds. M. Y. McLEAN AGAIN Hensall, Hu- ron Liberals nominated M. Y. Mc- Lean, M. P., as their candidate. McCARRENGETS AFTER MURPHY Chanler Nominated For Gov- ernor Of N. Y. State CASE AGAINST PYLE, THE STRIKE BREAKER, HAS BEEN DISMISSED THE MAN HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO. HAVE HIS GUN. BACK constable then brought him to the did right to arrest a man for-carry- ing a concealed weapon while, Mr. Harris asked him if he were not guil- ty of a crime for making an assault nnd interfering with a man in his police station, locked him up and no- tified the Chief. Constable said said they had To Mr. that two Harris th men Possibly the walls of the" police station have never rung with such, hot cross-firing as they did yesterday Tho case was that against A. J. Pylc, a strike breaker, for carrying a concealed firearm, and was heard by Magistrates Humphries and West. ChiOf nillespie conducted the prose- cution and C. appeared lor the defendant. Constable SHliker was kept in the witness for an hour and a half. ITo told of bow from information re- ceived from two men ho 'wont to tin? Wjnrtsor Hotel target Pyle. On his arrival ho saw whom he thought was Pylo in (he office. Ho asked him if his .name was Pylo was answer- ed in tho affirmative. Tho constable asked him to come to the police sta- tion nnd accused said ho would, but immediately turned and ran upstairs, lie was asked to come back but con- to ran. The constable follow- ed and saw Pylc run down the hall, take a revolver from his pocket and throw it out the door. Ho then plo.cod him under arrest, warned him j threats nnd had a gun. The men worked for the C.P.H. laid the "infor- mation and said that Pylo had threa tened to pump somebody full of lead if.. wprc molestetl. The constable did not kp.ow the men by name. Ask- if there were any union men in tho room the Constable said ho did not knrtw -unless it Mr. Pcnne- fathcr. Then tho fun commenced. Mr. Pen- nefalher thought this an insult and objected strenuously, alleging that the constable knnw he was not ft union man. Mr. Harris endeavored to find out if strikers could be found by any means so that they could be summoned. Witness dirt not know MKhere to find them or anything alwut thorn. The Constable said he was accompanied to the hotel by two men who snid that Pylo. had made home. Chief Gillespie said lu- saw that the drift of the cross-examination MATH CLUB V IS FORMED went to show that the po- lice- were prejudiced in favor of strikers but that he would prove that they wore not. Kc then asked the witness regarding tho arrest and maintained that the constable was doing his duty. Constable Kroning told of reoeiv- effect that he and his wife, were nc- sult would Ix chief wanted on his owa nead. The to continue but later was dismissed as what he had to tell was not evidence Mr. Harris did not call the accused but made a strong plea for his ac- quittal. Ho said the strikers or the men who laid the information to costeil by a on the street of men. and threatened He escaped by that anything he might say would bo used as evidence and placed him un- said they were but the con- stable did not know them. They llov. Canon Curran of Nottingham Eng., formerly of St. Thomas' church Hamilton, Ont.r is dead. dcr the charge of Mr. Beasley while pointed Pylo out to tho constable through the glass door. Then followed a long argument as to the right or wrong of making tho arrest. Hating At the Babon! Addressed By Candidate giving them to understand lie had a Tho constable told him that if ho could point out the mon ho would take action at 6nco. Pylc told Kroning that ho had threatened the men by putting his hand to hip pocket.. Constable About sixty wore present at a meeting held in the Ilalmoral Hotel last night for tho purpose of form- come lo tin- police station and Iny a charge. Also there was no evi- donce to convict as Pvle was in his boarding bouse when arrested and was not seen with a gun on the stnx-t and that he had much reason to fear he was in danger. Chief Gillespie again made clear that it was fully proven that the law had broken. Also that Rochester, N. Y., Sept. rick H. McCarren, Brooklyn, made a savage attack on Charles F. Murphy, Tammany chief, before the Democra- tic state convention this afternoon after the nomination by acclamation of Chanler, Dix, and others in the ticket down to state engineer.. The flaming out of the party disrupted the convention and many delegates arose from their seats and remained standing until McCarren lost on the roll call in advocating the nomina- tion of C. L. Smith of Queen's. State issues, including a vigorous denunciation of Governor Hughes' ad- minintration lake up the greater part of the document. The ticket is as follows: For gov- ernor, Lewis S. Chanler of Duchess; I.icut.-Governor, John A. Dix of Washington; secretary of state, John S IVhalf.n. nf controller. M. (llynn of Albany; Attorney General. Gro. M. Prtlmor of Schoharic: state treasurer, Julius Pauser of Suffolk: state engineer ami surveyor, Philip 1.. Farley of Kings, and Judge of the court of appeals. Albert Haight. Rochester. N. Y., Sf-pt. culminating feature of the Democrat- ic stato convention which closed to- night was a demonstration in favor 1 j 1 J 01 standard there was no evidence that Pyle had Kroning then told Pylo to return at been molested but if the men could A f or, J. Bryan, who addressed a a later hour in tho morning and ho be found the police would immediate- ,_ j ____v. mass meeting in convention hall and would go with him in search of tho men who had molested him. Mr. Harris and the chief hero con- tended as to whether further evidence should bo given. The chief wanton ing a Mfigrnth Club. Tho club was to show that, the police had done ho went down lo gtrt the revolver. Ho found it and accused said it his. Askcx! why he threw it away Pyle said he, did not want to be ar- rested with a gun on him. Tho The constable firmly maintained he formed and the following officers el- ected: Hon. President, C. A. Magrath President, W. H. MoLclland; Vice- Pros., R. R. Davidson; Soc.-Treas., F. J. McKeown. Addresses were de- livered, by Mr. Magrath and pre- sident eioct. their full duty while Mr. Harris thought it unnecessary. "In other said the magistrate to Mr. Harris, "you want tho evidence fav- orablo to your client. not what is against him." Mr. Harris then warned the chief that if the cvicTonce proceodod the re- ly take action to protect Pylc. After a short consultation the case was dismissed with a warning to Pylc that this should bo a lesson to him. "Is ho to have his gun ,isk- cd tho chief. "Yes." said Magistrate. Humphries. "Vvhatr" returned the chief. "Then here they are." There.wns talking none after tho rase was dismissed. Everybody was worked up into quite a pitch of excitement. etiig an overflowing gathering outside. Judpo Alton B. Parker presiding ovor the assemblago and the presidential candidate of four yeans ago ,took advantage of. the occasion lo make j a personal pledgo of his oarnostness i to thf national ticket. Dr. A. W. Cook of Toronto, has been committed for trial on a charge of using instruments for the purpose of illegal oporatidii upon Mabel Ar- mand. ;