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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL U. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1909. NO. 244. TEN KILLED IN RAILROAD WRECK Collision Between a Stock and Passenger Trains Chicago, Sept. men were killed and six probably fatally injur- ed early today whem a train south- bound for Cincinnati of the Pennsyl- vania Bailroad crashed into the ca- boose of a Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul cattle train bound for tha stock yards. The passenger train, crashed into the crowded- caboose in the railroad vards a- blocks from the down town section. The locomotive plow- ed through the caboose, tearing it in- to shreds' and setting fire to'the de- bris. Six bodies had been recovered few miniates after the crash while the flames were eating the TYPHOID AT COBALT Cobalt, .'Sept. eight nurses are now .laboring-in the town of Cobalt and many others, in "Latchford, Haiiybury and othor plac- es, to put down the typhoid epidem- ic. New cases coming in but the number of deaths is astonishing- ly small, considering tha-t hundreds of cases have been reported since August, 1. It is estimated that there are from two to three hunred cases in Cobalt.- About 500 cases in all in the district have accurred. ELECTION IN STRATHCONA Ottawa, Ont., Sept. writ lias been iss-t-d for a by-election in the Federal Hiding, of Strathcona to iill vacancy in the Commons caused by the death, of Dr. Mclntyre last month. will made on .October '20 and polling''.on 'October 27th. So i far indications are that no Conserva- tive wil'enter the field and con- test may be between Liberals. SERIOUS EXPLOSION IN P1TTSBURG Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. terri- fic explosion today, in the offices of the Columbia. Film Ex- change hi ,the> Ferguson building between Srnithfield and streets in the heart of'the down town dis- trict. _ From fifty to seventy'persons are injured, many of them seriously and the monetary loss is estimated at or more. New York, Black Hand children stampeded CURE FOUND FOR SLEEPING SICKNESS Paris, Sept. Laveran, this city has announced to the Acad- emy oi Science a cure for tire sleep- ing sickness. It consists of a sub-cu- (taneous injection of aniline emetic. Sept. by I This remedy was suggested by the stones, one thousand experiments conducted by Dr. Evans, Panic Amongst Chil -John The other horses Kempenfeldt and were Moorshoti Covershot. They Hun- i were being trained for the 50th re- up mite. The children of St. Anthony's i garian shoemaker, kiled liis wife in newal of the King's Pljate, next year. The horses were in charge of two to .blow up the schools with dyna-j an adjoining room with an .this They have succeeded in securing eight school have been the majority of whom it._ be tried at the Supreme Court at j splintered bits of the demolished car j Sixteen injured were dragged from burning ruins. The -passenger train known as the Cincinnati Special on the Panhandle! route of the .'Pennsylvania, left 'the Unioii "station soon after midnight. No signals had been given, so .far as could be learned, that any other train was on the track. The passen- ger train "increased its speed and when at-12th street the engineer-saw the rear lights of.the freight ahead. It was too late to avoid a collision. Win- GOOD CLASS OF SETTLERS V Ottawa., 'Sept. i immigration into Canada lias shown a.'marked increase lately." The-first five months this calendar year shows t arrivals, from Norway and Sweden, of i compared with 665 in the same ''period last year. morning. He then escaped. When the police reached the'-seme the children were found crying by i-their mother's body; Mrs. Klema's head was almost severed from; h or body; A-quarrel over money 'rrifit- trtrs caused the murder. Elections In In stable boys. Frank Dillon and Will- iam Palmer. Tho men hung a lighted lantern from the top of the car and the jolt- ing of the trucks knocked the'lamp from its hook. A moment later the ftiside of the car xvas in flames. The boys were .-asleep when the lan- tern fell, but they crawled through the .smoke -to the car'door and 'by climbing to the outside saved thera- relves. The horses were valued- at about and -were insured. Photographer was favorite in the Victoria. Sept. the event of PROTEST AGAINST SEGREGATION Winnipeg, Sept. As the result of a vigorous onslaught made by a deputation representing North nipeg residents on the city last evening, regarding the .segiega-j tion of immoral women on Rachael- aiid McFarlane streets, the council will confer' with -police, commis- sion tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock District Court With Judge Winter Presiding i C. P. R.. EARN INGS i Montreal. Sept. P. .R. eam- j ings for August, expenses j an agreement Ijeing- reached for the i'S-1-, net extension r-of. tlis Canadian Northern. !057- increase, I into British Columbia before the end j p'f This 'year. Premier McBride infci- Hamilton- inch-, fnated es of. snow fell at small CROWN JEWELS WILL BE SOLD Paris, Sept. jewels of Abdel Asiz, the former Sultan of, Morocco, which were pledged in a government pawnshop in 1907, have not been re- deemed.' They probably will be sold at public auction in a fortnight. DEATH LIST IS NEAR TWO HUNDRED New Orleans, La., Sept. day the bodies of thirty-six men, fish- ermen and soldiers. were found near Dunbar station. This brings the total number of dead resulting from Monday's hurricane up to nearly 200. The bodies were buried with- out identification. BANK MAN IS NAMED FOR LONDON Rumor Talks About a Successor To Lord Strathcona GOT GOODS FALSE -PRETENCES Frank, Sept. Friday Miko Mickie, alias Mike Bendeh, went into the store of Harvey Murphy and }lontreat. Sept. view of iLord Strathcona's age and his fre- last quent reference to his desire to escape from the arduous duties of the office of Canadian High Cbtnmissioner, tlie question of'lias successor is a sublet purchased worth of goods, -boots. Qf discussion. underclothing, etc., and signed ani Manjr names been mentioned order on the C. C. 'Co. of Blairmore. j -Qut nOQe moTQ persistency than claiming- they owed him Later j that of Sir Edward Clouston, who, it was ascertained that he" had never j as general manager of the Bank worked for the company. The goods were found at the Miners Hotel and Montreal, is easily the doyen, of Can- adian bankers. His abilities as a man Mike was arrested for obtaining un- of business, his wide knowledge, of der false pretences. He was tried at j 'Canadian affairs, and, his high social .the police court before Inspector Bel- j standing, all contribute to lend prob- cher and pleaded guilty, on account i ability to' the rumor that should the of being- drunk he was sent to office become vacant, Sir Edward to stand trial. I would be offered tho position oi H-.gh Commissioner. Friends of his. how- ever, nvnr that he would not- enter- tain th offer, flaitering as it would be. King's Plate last spring but was' beaten. j Later on the horse him-j self by winning the "Liverpool cup ami j several other stakes. WHIuNEYBACK! FAR COPPER i will this morning' that the house, dissolved and ar) appeal made Hamilton and St. Ca-_ to coimtry, pTobably in N t-hennes yesterday and damaged late fruit considerable. ber or December, -in. order in construction LEADJNG PICTON MAN DEAD Picton, Sept. C. .Currie, for a number of yc-ars police magistrate here, died- last eighty- fth.year. COMPANY i DECIDES TO QUIT i Boston. Mass.. Sept. was announced" here today that the Bos- ton and Colorado Smelting Co., l which has been engaged in sraeltmg at Denver for nearly -io years is to be dissolved and the assets divided ________ among its Shortage of s Lcoppcr and Bother ores is said to ex- Man, Wh.O May Settle plain' the discretion of liquidation. 'The company was incorporated in. 1865 with a million and a half capi- 1 tal. the North Pole Trouble The District: Court .opened, this and it is likelv that the citv's policy jmornin- with -Judge Winter presiding, the social evil will! A" of the local lawyers were present, THE CROWS' NEST PASS with regard.. to be mapped out at the meeting. Mem- bers of "the delegation strongly condemn the conditions j in tlui of! and there were, numerous assertions j Colin Macleod and C..F. I that these women were there through I beare. Set for Oct..12. sonic assurance of protection. and also Colin Macleod of The'following cases are, on the docket Mah Chow vs. -Gillespie p. Conv-; CAMPAIGN AGAINS- MATERNITY Toronto, Sept. charges associate! with the adoption of infants, inspector- Rcbirt Wilson of the Medical Health Department j x_s- has begun a series of investigations into "Maternity conducted! in this city. The first result of his search is the swearing out of an information t-oday against Mrs. Brennan. of 354 Brock avenue, charging her with maintain- ing a maternity. home in a place, not registered for such purpose. McCormick vs. ;Sillik'er C. F. Har- jris ,and C. F. P. Conybeare, Thurs- clay afternoon. HCMES'i Canadian Pacific Railway vs. Jchn- L-OUgheed Bennett, and L. j Johnstone, dropped. j Workmen's Compensation Nesbitt j Gunn C. F. Harris and. L. M. i set for Saturday. Criminal case's Txing vs. Sickles C. F. P. Conybeare and Simmons Shepherd, .set for Wednesday morning, j Civil .Morris vs. Denton. i withdrawn. Tuff vs. Secley, settled. j Hudson's Bay Keffer L.M. j j -Johnstone and W. C. Ives, set at hot- j. f torn oi docket. i -Another twist New York, Sept. 28.- was adde to the Peary conton ersy i yesterday when the .Brooklyn Stand- j Union "in an editorial pointed out that two photographs printed in the oi vanous men New York' Evening- Telegram "control- led by the New York Herald com- pany, were almost identical with those taken in the far north by-Her- bert Berri, of Brooklyn' in 1901. They appeared iu the Telegram on Satur- I day as photographs taken by Dr. I Cook on his latest North Pole trip. The Standard Union charges thft the j world is being deceived by thvse pictures. Answering the charges, the New York Herald says the following: "Through an inadvertauce the line over the pictures declared to havt been taken by Cook on his Pole h CARS ARE RUNNING WELL PATRONIZED Omaha, Neb.. Sept. the' is made to its w return yesterday, of Omaha and cil Bluffs street railway company was able to resume nearing normal serv- ice to-dav'than at any previous time since the strike began. The cars were generally more liberally patronized all through the streets are still lined with men and women walking to their places of business. The failure of'the men to arrange a compromise be- tween, the company and the strikers yesterday leavcs the situation much the same as in the beginning. NORTH WARD NOTES j Hick Hardware Co. 'vs. Ott, Sim- j CALEDONIAN LADIES nions Shepherd and L. 3L..Tohn-l HAVE ORGANIZED stone, Wednesday afternoon. The Caledonian Ladies Society held j Kane vs. Canadian Pacific Railway, j a very enthusiastic meeting last nibht I C- F. Harris and Bennett Ixmg- j in .their hall on G-lyn St. Over twen-j heed, at end of list. tyfi members were enrolled and the fol- j Butler vs. Handford, C. F. Harris: lowing office bearers were elected: and C. Ives, on Wednesday aiter- Hon. Pres., Mrs. Henderson; Hon. 'noon. 'Vice-Pres., Mrs. Sage; Pres., Mrs- Lambracht vs. Sandquist, C. F. j L. Currie; Vice-Pres., Miss H. Harris and Simmons and Treas., Miss Bissett; Sec., Miss Lau-j left over as it may be settled. i rie> j Parson vs. Tjafontaine, L. M. John-, All the Scotch ladies who have not stone and C. Harris, on "Wedn.es-: been at acy of liiese meetings are j day afternoon. j heartily invited to attend the next. Western Tinsmitbing Co. vs. -John-: A View of the Plast of the Coa! Mhie at Frank Photo by the British Colonial Photographic Co. 'ublish the Franchise Last night the city council heki a special meeting to discuss the gas boring proposition. Messrs. L. Johnstone. solicitor for the company and C. F. P- Conybeare, K.C., city solicitor, were present and the legal one, which will be held in the Cale-i ston. C. F. P. Conybeare, defendant; pointg -n connection propos- donian Hall on Monday next at 8.30 in set for Thursday afternoon p. TO. 1TI (Janada. rJears Smith vs. Cook, Simmons Shep-1 iherd for defendant, Thursdav after-i i inoon. j f vs. Pawson. L. John-; 1st one and C. F. Harris, set for Fri-: Townsend, L. M. John-; stone and Simmons Shepherd, set for Thursday afternoon. "Lethbridge Brewing Malting Co. vs. Harris, C. F. P. Conyfceare and C. F. Harris, set for Tuesday of next i week, j The case of Mah Chow vs. Chief C1TY AND DISTRICT Many an envious pair ot" eyes longingly at the hisplay of fruit in the ofiice of the Arrow Lake Orchards this afternoon. K. Xixon of Calgary, one of the best known furniture salesmen of Western Canada has Th: sta.fr of thr> Turpin Furniture Co. A meeting will be held in St. Aug- ustin's hall on Wednesday evening at eight o'clock to organize a Choral Club- Italy Wants Closer Trade At a meeting at the Parsonage in North j thc Xortll Ward last night it was de- trip. The pictures were taken J cided to Westminster Church, in 1901 by Dr. Cook and wero used i hy out the north wall and- on Saturday as illustrations on Arc-' puttjnff an twelve feet wide- tic zynes to accompany an article on length of the church. This- tht- discovery of the North Pole." wm increase the seating capacity- oy Dr. Cook said last night: "Thrifty per oent. For Sunday School similarity of the pictures is easily, purposes the addition will te divided understooiF when it is noted that Dr, ijnto two parts by means of fol'difa'gr Cook A.-J Mr. Berri made photographs j doors and will be occupied by the- of ice bergs from the deck of the j primary and adult classes, same vessel.'' A brick. foundation will be placed' Whitney Arrives i Under the outside walls an-d an exea- St. Johns, Nfld., Arc- j ration made to accommodate a fur- tic vessel Jeannie with Harry Whit- i nace at a later date, the New Haven, big game hunt-! The niembcrs of Rome. Sept. view of treaty l er on has arrived here from the Greenland coast by way of In- dian Harbors Cook and Bcrnser Ottawa, Sept. response between France and Canada thc ques- tion is raised here whether it would expedient to arrange a similar j ed franchise were threshed out. Sev- eral amendments were made in the in- terests of the' city and several chang- es made in the clauses to make .them law." The council decided to draw up a bvlaw in accordance with the accrce- School with their ill spend a social evening, the church .this evening. A. G. Jltelveown has.sold, his resi- dence and business to Chas. Mitchell. of Roval View. Mr. McKeown and with view to preventing Italian pro- Press asking him to Describe familv 7cavc for the coast this week. to treaty between Italy and Canada a telegram from the Ottawa Free ducts particularly silks being placed i cumstances under which he received London, Sept. giving a few examples indicating the necessity for an. "imperial -T. -T. Henniiter Hcaton, says .through Hon. R. T.em- ieux, her .postmaster general, asked an appeal against the con- j for cheaper newspaper and magazine viction of Magistrate Macdougall for: post from the Mother Country for keeping a gumbi ing house on Ford; ment as finally amended to submit to the people. The proposed franchise is to be published at the expense- of the company. FRANK Frank, Sept. the products P. R. ran a special from Hili Crest to Michel to carry the Frank football team and the citizens (two cars were well filled) to play the in position of inferiority to French of a similar nature, the Italian government hax-ing always fa- vored conclusion of such a treaty. 'Negotiations, to that end will very reason that it would counteract street. Colin, Macleod for the appel- i pernicious influence of 'Yankee liter- lant. asked to. have the caes set over; ature' an-d keep up and sustain polit- J until October 12, and his request was j ical interest with Great Britain Ireland. In sca.thiing temns. the pres-j C. F. Harris requested that aj ent idacil governor general of Canada i change of venue in the case of Scott j announced that this request had been vs. Grassy Lake school district he 'granted' by MY. Sidney Buxton. post- made from Lethbridge to Grassy general, but at Canada's ex- pense. "No meaner action by'bur post- master (general could be imagined. Fie would scorn an act in above describ- ed manner in: private relations !nit now triumphantly points to the enor- mous and unparalleled newspapers and magazine postage from this coun- trr. Canada, however, bears the en- Ue saitl that the case was very im- portant o-o -the people of Grassy as practically the whole matter of their school assessment was involved. The judge said that, he could not change the places where court would be held without the assent of tho de- partment when the place proposed was not a regular place for holding court. L. jr. Johnstonc 1'or the fig- ure burden and the-British post, of-1 feu-riant asked permission to reply to fice takes its oM profit." any request for a change of venue. Michel team. Although tho Frank team has won nearly all the games this season in the Pass, Michel beat I them two to On tha eve of Mrs. "R, Steves, of the Imperial Hotel, departure for Calgary, tte employes of the hotel and boarders mado hvr present con- "sisting principally of cut glass ware to the value of about S75 and -wished. her well at her departure. She will reside in Calgary whi.-re her son will attend college. H. prominent dry goods merchant, has left with his wife for the coast on a weeks" holiday trip. Mr. Burrows, who has been doing the Pass as prize Tighter, when re- turning from Coleman with his wife .'to Frank Friday night, mot with an accident, his striking a hole and they were both pitched out. They are both under the care of a. doctor. shortly be opened. Strong hopes are of an agreement being reached with the Dominion. supplies from Capt. Bemier while in the far north, Frederick A. Cook has, replied, "Captain Eernier left sup- j plies sent by Mrs. Cook at Greenland, in care of Harry Whitney, August 20, 1908. Bernier asked for. Eskimos and dogs and was refused by j Murphy, a Newfoundland boatswain, This step was necessitated by ill c.w.R.wai Build At Once left in 'charge Peary." of Cook's house by i A. E. Kvans, of St. Thomas, Ont., i is. spending a few ciavs in the city visiting his brother, T. Evans, of staff. JAMES P. MA8EE Chairman of the Railway Comrmssion cf Canada Edmonton, Sept. new "In Bernit-r's U-tter, Beechy Island, j railway is to start operations at Lancaster Sound was given as his j once. The Canadian, "Western Rail- next winter station." Company has completed the lo- Deputy Minister of Marine Debar-! cation of its line from Calgary to ats, when shown this despatch said; Montana, giving direct connection that in wintering at Beechy Island, j with Butte and the contracts for Bemier was carrying out the pro- i the construction of the road in Al- gramme mapped out for him when; berta arc to be let at once. The road. he left Quebec. The Department! will run from Calgary to the Gap, does not expect to hear from Bernier j thence between- the Porcupine until summer. I and Livingstone ranges, where ------------------------j the company has large coal RESCUED EIGHT MEN areas, crossing the Crow's Nest line Montr.-al, Sept. Marine between Cowley and Pincher station, Department this morning received thence to Pincher Creek, thence south thc following cable from Indian Har- easterly to the border and on the 'other side will connect with either the Great Northern or the C. M; bor: "Rescued eight men belonging to Snowdrop, lost off Labrador last j St. Paul line, year. Delivered mail for Arctic at Clyde river sixth. (Signed) Bartlett." Bartljett is captain of the Cook relief Jnannie, which .has arrived off Labrador. The men behind the company arej 0. A. Robertson, F B. Lynch .and T. E.Kennision, nanciers from' St.PauI, who already have extensive business interests in all partfs of Western, Can- ada. ;