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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL, I. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., 'FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER NO. 236. TO STUDY THE WOOLLEN TRADE MANITOBA MOM I NATIONS in OOOOM tifton Important Announce- ment By Sir Wilfrid Laurier Will Mordeu, Sept. Frank 0 runway of Coital City was uian- uuously chosen evening as Lib- eral candidate for the constituency of Lucar iu the next Dominion elec- tion, braudon. Man., Sept. T. M. Daly formerly minister of the Inter- ior of, the. Conservative governwftrit, will oppose Hon. Clifford Sifton in Brandon. NEW YORK STILL WINS At New York in a looeely played game York made it three from St. Louis. McGinnity Montreal, Sept. the CaaacJ- was batted out ol the bos, Score: St COMMISSION IS COMMENCING WORK May Sit In the East and West At Same Time some the ian Manufacturers3' Association an- nual banquet, which was held to- night, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who was the principal speaker, made interesting announcements.' tariff question he declared that an expert vas now in England-studying the woolku industry question -and that when he returned the. govern- ment would communicate hia. findings to the association and would_thea_il the desired appoint j another commission on which the Mr' would be to study the whole question. The pre- mier said to have a heart, to heart talk with the mai> ulacturers but owing to the-lateness of the hour his have to be He wished to refer to some on wHich they might not see, 'eye. This was -a free country and are entitled to ouc, ideas. ,The tariff was "one of these subjects ba -which they could not, all agree. _vHe "read the addressf oMhe retiring president, Mr. Roland with a great deal of interest -and while there., were many things in it which he agreed were some in which he must differ. He thought that as a whole the tariff .would -be accepted as fairly "satis- factory. Louih 5-11-4; New Yo-k 10-14-4. Chicago won frotn Boston 4-1 and Pittsburg from Philadelphia 8-1, Detroit in the American league de- feated won from Boston 1-0. THREE STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY LESLIE COMMITTED FORTRIAL CtofttaMi Severely Criti- Depart- Letttrifc Wefl Represented Lethbridge Will have -three stu- at the Provincial- TJmveraity whose open up_next week. Thjg afternoon. Hyssop and W. J. M. Hyssop left on the lo- cal'for Strathcona. Tomorrow Cle- tnenee G. Kimmons will go. All three took their Standard VIII ex- .this summer and Ottawa, Sept> he newly .ap- pointed .numbers of the Railway Commission, Mayor SJcptt, Hon, Thos Gieenway and Prof. McLean a once assume" their "jujw duties and enter upon the work of the new board.. The new are to perform, functions hi every way co- ordinate with the present, functions. A. great increase in the work of the 'commission and the placing of "the telegraph, telephone and express companies under_ jurisdiction necessitates the enlargement but it ii not proposed that the work shall specifically divided up and if the necessity arises7 a part of the board may sit'in'the east at the same time as the other site in thc West; JJnder the Act'Mr. Scott, the'as- sifatant commissioner will have the same functions as chairman Maybee, and presida m the absence bee or when thc commission is di- vided up for the hearing of cases. There '-.is. no extra room .in. the pres- ent railway commission building and it is" understood to. be the intention" once three storeys. A new court room is DaoTy needed for vhc Sept. Cul, John Knox former "iwfthuicr. Canadian National Erhibitiou was committed for trial in a jjeaaational judgment by this morning on a charge of of ex- hibition funds. The comes in for unmerciitti criticism in the judgment became of alleged squeez- ing as iciult of which Leslie's wife gave her nume to ja note for eleven thousand and a mort- gage to make good her husband's shortage. The Mafihtrate charac- terized- the proceeding as improper, illegal and a" use of po- lice force to' sqiieete money from a lady who owed' the city 'nothing and who was not responsible either for the bystein of book1 keeping or defec- tive auditing which made possible defalcation extending over a year und a half. JHis wowhip warned the public against jthV Jangerous idea AUTONOMY IS EXPECTED SOON J. E. Redmond Says That It Is In Sight New York, Sc-pt. al- MOTHER AND BABE BURNED In Forest Fires in Muskoka, While Driving to Town SpruciKlale, Out., Sept. SwrwJKki and .babe while driving to the village- through three miles of burning woods were struck by JL large burning pine branch and burn- ed to death. The charred bodies were brought to tow.i. They were burned beyond recognition. An impenetrable veil of Asmoke hangs over the whole of the north country' and fore.st con- tinue to rage with undimmished fury. MONEY PUT UP BYSTEE TRUST CHOLERA IN CHINA Amoy, China, Sept. native cholera hospitals reported a total of r trr thirteen deaths from cholera for the luinmeut of autonomy Irelunu-j t was predicted by John Redmond, M. that the city may be stalen and offences changed- mto civil liabil- Bail of ity by was renewed. WORST OF RUSH OVER The-staff at the land office are be- ginning to see the end of rush. .Since Sept.- lit their hours Tiave been frjam 11.30 or 12 p.m. To date 1400 have filed preemptions; porttiaqed All available .that have "not been preempted or now. will enter the second year ol the-un- i-versity, Their careers at college will be watched with interest as "With one exception they are the first hridgo to enter a, "university from fhe'local Schools. UTERARY SOCIETY BOTANIZED P. envoy of the United Irish Society to this country in an address last night tlve Hoffman House where he was the 'guest at a reception giv- en by the New 'York branch of the Irish societies. Mr. Redmond, while declaring that the "Irish nationalist movement has now reached the point where success within a short time was in sight, declared that the hope of its' continued progress lay in the spread: of education and the new free .nationalwt university which was opened last, spring. High ScW Sbdenls Have ctions U-n days ending Thursday. Eight ol leading native physicians of Arn oy reported "havTffgf treated only two tholera cases in the same period of tiiuf. The total of deaths from all cause's in Amoy Thursday seven- teen. EIGHTEEN FOOT SIDEWALKS present one is very much eramped. IS LEGALLY Hamilton, Ont., Sept. Monk handed out his de- claiing, Sydney Pilgrim dead. Pil- been misting for seven years and no one here 'knows--- where Pay Damages" Fdr Fake Arrest STEAMER GROUNDED i Sept. Donald line steamer Marina which sailed from" -this morning for Glasgow .ran ashore at Varnnes, 25 milrs Montreal. A thick smoke from the forest fires raging on both sides ol the river obscured the St. :Amers course and she ran. into a mud .bnnk. It is expected to float af- ter it' discharges itsv water ballast' 'oati F I I i" On Round and Redpatl Streets 3ryan Makes Against Republican Flirty Washington, Sopt.- J.. Bry- an, Democratic candidate for presi- dent, .in u spf.-ch at Harrington Del und tliis city tonight assailed the Republican party for br-ing as --he charged, as in.the grasp of the Cor- porations and more particularly the Steel'Trust .which he for the first time opinly announced was furnishing finds .for. the Republican party in tijio political contest now on. Mr. Bryan attacked Mr. Taft and his plat- form generally. "The Stf-el Trust today is support- ing the Republican .party, and. the Republican committee dare not say before election the-amount.of money it will collect from the officials of the Steel Trust to help in its cam- paign." KnormG-as crowds greeted the can- didate wherever he has spoken. and -it is not believed to have sus- he went him. 3Uj was a prominent Regina, Saslc., Sept. This af- terncoa judgment was given by Jus- tice Pendergast, in_ the action. brought fast February in the Sas- katchewan supreme court, by Mack A special the Lethbridge High School'Litemrjr Society was called on September" i908, for the purpose of -reorganizing the so- ciety for the current" term. The following were the officers cho- Hon. President, .IfS A. Hamilton. President, F. Macbeth. Vice President. Secretary, W. Hywop. Sept. microbes Treasurer. Miss Conn. pmustiHavVbeett' in. the air last night Programme Committee: Misses L.-or. of liquor was par- Roy, M. JEcKillop and ticularly- bad.; At all events Ernest 1-arryIug A GREAT SIGHT FATHER VAN TIGHEM'S APPLE TREES OPEN TO PUBLJC TOMORROW Something never seen, before in nor in Alberta, nor in the whole of Western. up to the Rocky ilountains. 200 apples pn a small tree, not crabs, but fine large applea. Hundreds of people have gone to see it: and in ordsr to encourage tree planting, Father Van Tighem ham been induced, and has consented, to show it to "all and everyone tomor- row, Saturday, from 1 to 4 p.ra. engaged drinks. in manufacturing soft LEADER OF THE GOVERNMENT SIR WILFRID Premier .of qn business in the city, against Ma- Smith, 'Chief Harwoodr Corporal Jogg, Constable A. J. Hogarth and j. Jfi. Gleadow for arrest and false imprisonment on "the night of Aug- last year. Stated briefly the fudge found amounting to this, that Lhe 67 taken, from their home lodgings -to the city jail on the oc casion were improperly arrested am detained but lliey suffered therob> no damage "La-business or reputatior as would, justify- "a -large mdemnity. The defendants were ordered to piy damages and the costs of the suit which will be considerable. PugUist Knocked Out Policeman Will the city not feel big with 18- foot sidewalks on the business streets That will he width of the" side- walks on Round St. from Baroness PELS" and on Redpath St. from Glyu to Round. The property CHEMICAL ENGINES holders on these streets" saw the wis- doru of this ami no difficulty found in having the petition.sign ed. Work will be commenced very soon. _ It is evident to all that the.pre- sent side walks are not wide enough to accommodate the traffic. On Sat- urday evenings particularly the_ pe- destrian is jostled considerably. A sidewalk of this .width is an absolute necessity.. The himself is by Hardy and Jldwwil Gay. young but powerful .Leader qf Assistant: Miss B. HazelL Accompanist, J. Wallace. Editor of the F..John ston. Assistant editors, p. Harding and C. Sherlock. Caretaker of C.' McLennan. Washington, Sept. General Smith of thc Phillipine Ids., does not regard the danger of an epidemic- of cholera in Ifcinila as imminent. His reports to the war department, indicate that there has been a.' recrudescence of in Manila which a on the 12th inst, wore taken which will prevent thini; approaching an epidemic of tho disease. The fire department is contributing a novel feature to the general cam- oaiim of sanitation. Chief 'supfrcstcd the use of the chemical en- gine for disinfecting .houses and ex- far rate payer on these laments with them have proven suc- STRIKER ARRESTED LEADER OF MOB F1 NED FIFTY DOLLARS WRIGHT INJURED COMPANION KILLED PROPELLOR ON AEROPLANE BROKE-MEN FELL SEVENTY-FIVE REPORT WRIGHT. GETTING AUDNG NICELY D. ville Wright and Lieut, Selfridge of the "signal corps -wore hurled to the ground from a height of'seventy-five 'feet Mr. Wright's aeroplane at Fort Meyer late this nfterpoon-by-a propeller, blado breaking. The two omen were 'removed to the hospital at Fort Meyer. The machine is a total wreck. The accident was due, to the snapping off of the bladirof the left propeller.' Mr. Wright had sub- stituted a new set of propellers yes- terday and was trying them the firsi time.- Tne work' requim of them probably was too great and one "of them snapped under the strain. The right propeller continued in operation and caused the aero- plane to turn over on its side throw FOR Bcri-4about 22 "of ;age arrived with his father on. the 12th leged from, the state of: Oklahoma .to fake up a homestead had during the day been drinking heavily and after ten o'clock last night entered thej office of the Tabor Hotel and demand ed of night porter Shermau See a bottle of whiskey. Mr. See informed the burly stranger that his demands Tor liquor at that hour could not be gratified. This so enraged the bellig- erent man that without a moment's notice he dealt the porter a terrific fust blow on the face, completely stag gering him. Air. Parkinson, bar ten- der of thc hoteL then entered the mix-up and bravely grappled with streets and he is''very much-in favor of the is to his efforts.-that .the-credit-is due. -LEADER. OF THE OPPOSITION ASSAULT QN STRIKE- BREAKER YfSTER- DAY Whitelaw, a C.P.R. striker was arrested Uis afternoon by Chief i the.cnragcd manr-who finally. left the CJillespie, for alloged Assault on P. I discovcretl by Constable Bui Wall, a strike thc C.P.B. tracks special police laid information, with -positc thc IIotel two'men. Wright's in- uries 'are announced of a fractured :g below the; and a slight cut over the left eye. He is-not intern- ally injured. Lieut; Selfridges in- consist of a fracture of; skull at the base ,liead. Mr. Wright was eonscioxis: Lieut. Self- ridge did not recover consciousness after the accident andidied .after be- ing .Washington, Wright the Aeronaut who was serious- ly injured "in the Hccinent to his nplancrat Fort Meynr yesterday show- ed gratifying improvemont his surgeon after a csll this C. P. R. Constables Forced to Draw _ Revolvers Against Mob Moose Jaw, Sept. the po- lice court this afternoon Daniel Thomas who it is said is one of the leaders iiv the mob which surround- ed two C. P. K. constables on Tues- day night and forced, them to draw revolvers and, shoot in the air protect themselves was tried for cre- ating a.disturbance -on the street and interference with constables. After a.great amount of evidence on both sides Thomas vras found guilty amlTinod three 'months', -at hard labor... In .giving judgment the magistrate said it was to be ted that in a city such as this that a man should be guilty of this of- fence and the others should try to sniold.'him in this case thu fect city that police to the ef- Wall had been assault- 'Come with mer" said Bullock. Ac- 1SWU I 1 Good-U-ompanicd by a volley 01 words un- or, '-1 Tit for publication thc stranger hurl- man's store at -i.HO yesterday niter- Ilt Ior him ed a rock at the ouicer sti iking mm ed on Rcdpath St. in noon. Immediately the Chief went) squarely on the left temple. -He fell in search of the man-in company. u on the Around v unconscious, while with two C. P. in the dark- aver the man could notr.be located) until this afternoon. The case was ncss> .noon was cessful. Tomorrow four-chemical en-' ginc-s will- en tec- -the- r sanitary Vser- vice. POSTPONED ELECTIONS IN SIX KON-STILL LATER Ottawa, Sept. are six which will be lield later thoiv the general elections. Tliese are Chicoutimi, Saguenay and Gaspe in Quebec; Kootenay ip.d Yale-Caribou in _ British Colum- bia. In the Yukon Territory the election 'vill not take, place probably before December, much time being, required to post the different notices and for- the papers. In the other tiL-s the date is left with the return- ing f officers.. _ C P. R TO CONTROL THEA.R :noming saut that Mr. Wright is do- ing nicely. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS INDIAN MURDERED Relative of Dtceaszd Undsr A-- rest Suspicion Itellevine, Out., Sept. quest was started to inquire into thc murder of the Mohawk In- dian. James Scroe. Dr. Yeomans of this city was presiding coroner. Doc- tors testified that it was caused by a gunshot wound in thc leg which completely severed the mnin causing the victim to Weed to The gun was evidently firen at close raogc as a gun wad wns found in tho-wound. The inquest was acJjoum ed until Friday. In the meantime a iwj Pacific Railway for the second relative of deceased; Thomas Smart. of September totalled a young man aged 22, has Iwen plac- William pays penally of mur- dering Henry .Schell .gt Pinewood on Nov. .20, 1006, at Kcnorn today. Chas. Dymond, teamster ixt Victo- ria, B. C., waa killed by timbers fly- from a. blast. Henry B. Quinhy of LftCAnU hixs been nominated for Governor by Hampshire Republicans. Tho Pope celebrated the fifth anni- versary of his first mass today. He received thousands of congratulatory telegrams and addresses. The traffic earnings of the Canad- 000 as against last year, ed urider arrest on suspicion and present confined to county jaiu called for three this after- The constable was conveyed a short time after the arrest to thc Union Hotel xvherc his wound made and was postponed until was dressed by: friends-as no doctor night tonight. Whitelaw" pleaded not could be found, at that hour, guilty. W. C. Ives the I -Railsbnck completely outwitted the IcWse. jKanff of citiwus who were out till Wail identified Whilelaw and" two midnight in "hot pursuit" for other men who were with him. White j his scalp, by slipping into the Pnlacc Hotel und Inking possession of oae of the finest beds in the -morning ho awoke, paid for his DIRECTORS SET ASIDE "TWO MILLION. DOLLARS FOR THIS PURPOSE-NO PARTICULARS OBTAINABLE HERE law "is out on boll. IN COMMEMORATION Halifax Sept. 1 T.-The Canadian night's lodging, took hrwakfast, at Club has'undertaken (o -raise ii fund S o'clock and then departed west- _ whfrc ho. I to erect a tower The Canadian Pacific Railway Com- pany is preparing to secure sufficient interest in the Alberta Railway Ji Irrigation Company as will con.sti- tuto a substantial control of that company. This is one part or thc twenty-seventh stnnunl report of tho directors'of the Canadian Pacific VJsi'l way Co. to shareholders. Tho of I word as far as Woodpecker where he particular paragraph in the report thc 150th annivorsnrv of the' overtaken hy thc wounded con- j dealing with this matter lishment of- T'arliamentary institu- sUhlo. who placed him in tho "hur-, follow-'- lions in Sova Scotia. and brought him to "The Alberta town whore he was securely locketT J Company, owning WEYBURN LINE OPENED Il.ehind the iron'bars of ;i prison cell, way in Southern AUwria, Winnipeg. Scj.t. IT.-The C.V R. of-j His will InvestijsaUnJ later. the new Wuylttirn-Sloughton line will opened Sept. 23th for thc passen- ger traffic, when a service will bo put on. f ir-n acrc-s of land. part, of "POSTMASTER MACPHERSON Vancouv.-r. C.. G. Maopljorson who brrrn a member oflici- dny was sworn in today as pistmas-j tor hero snccfedinjr Jonathan Mi who hn.s hrkl tho pr.sition sinco 18SG.; W. C. SIMMONS, M. P. P. The Liberal Candidate MONTANA'S GOVERNOR ter a protract-d fight on the floor of tho, Ui'vmblicnn Slate coiwoution Kdwird Donland for late last night. operate'! hy its owners friendly connection of your company, yielding to your linos a large ro. venue from trafi'in and furnish the' and settlers along railway a supply of roaT. To a conUnuancii. of this dcsir- t-ouncctioii directors, doom ;i. prudent for the company- to so- carc such interest in the property Hi ensure mg leaving net oaTnings for the year. There was a decided falling oft U the sales of their agricultural lands, t.he total area disposed of in the year being 101.150 acres, as against S-IO acres in the previous year. The average price realized, however, was much better, beiag S9-.54 per acre. The company spent for new lisios under construction, 400.000 for additional rolliug stock, shops and machinery and for additional yards, buildings, sid- ings, etc. During the "year the com- pany carried tons of and passengers! The company has miles of railway and controls- miles morr. Oust what this means to- the city is hard 10 conjecture. If the C.P.R. get control of the A. R. vt I. Co. it is not likely that they will kit-p spe- cial offices hore to operate 113 miles of railroad. Thoy will probably ab- sorb the system as they have the constitute u substantial con- and Edmonton company and d they have arranged to do i the line from the divisional all probability the C.P.R. will xtend the branch to the us vrill trol. and they have arranged this-at an approximate cost of point which happens to Ixj here. DOO.OOO. Apart from tho traffic ad- vantages thereby tho i investment il-solf will provo profit-j boundary. able one." Thfv having control of thc The report various other items] A. R. I. Co. will mttin that what of interest to those who are not railway competition this city has I shnrcholdors in thft company. IT j had will be cut of! and Lcthbridge IJldS there has boon j will become a one-railroad city for to June spent on the Marled T.othbri.Tgo dc- viati..n the sum of Sm.SOfi and on ihe Crow's XesI I'ass branch ?U7.- C. A. MAO RATH The Conservative Candidate scvcral years, least. The Herald interviewed P. Nai- Kmith.itho cronorai manacror.ot" the A. The gross earnings of tho com- R. T. Co. hore hut he could, not- pany wore and work-] give" any information on the matter. ;