Winnipeg Free Press, September 19, 1912

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - September 19, 1912, Winnipeg, Manitoba WEATHER FORECAST: Unsettled, with showers. Sim rises 6.9 a.m., 6.33 p.m. Moon rises p.m., sets 7.22 p.rn, WINNIKEG> 19, j 1912. TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES NO. 65. P CYDflQT b LArUHl WORLD'S NEWS SUMMARY is as Paper ers Present Strong Case to Government r i .KEEPINDUSTRY IN CANADA More Mills Will be Built n Dominion and Southern i Market is Secure. Ottawa, Sept. government it the most important fiscal rtton it has had to deal with proposal Annual MarchofThree-Link- _j i -b i 1 men Yesterday Feature p. of-Convention; Parade in the History Western Canada. VlSltOPS by the Canadian Manufactur- and the moral support the forestry and conservation ia- Of the country, has been rre-- loottns to tho placing ot a irohftidve export duty on pulpwood. It is understood the question is bo- ]nsr seriously considered by the sov- and It. would not be surprls- tf legislation atony this line were clown next session. b v rova commission, to investigate ouestlon is likely in tho event of t gWnment failing to take action Without waiting for further long "con- PS31U1U market for their _ -n neighboring American states, Sc proposal to prohibit the export ?Sc manufacture into pulp or Caoiada has nvido little pro- gress Bui now the manufacturers are BOW pressing: and the government by ___i of its affiliations ha.s to turr. a sympathetic ear. The paper'ana pulp interests are strongly In favor ol1 the proposal since ifmeanB a secure supply ot raw material with enhanced value foa their'own holdings and probably t lees competition In buying pulpwood. Restrict Depletion. U is understood the Canadian Manufacturers, association, as a yhole, will back up the request. Tho fores- try and conservation interests have of course long been in favor of restrict- toff the present process of! depleting Siada'a pulp area, by more Wasteful-and unchecked marketing to the United States. The main arguments 1'or and against k-prohibitive export dirty on pulpwood fcere last advanced in parliament in 'i908 on a resolution N. juewis, iMP providing; for such-a duty- At Ithkt time no vote -was taken. Similar Wsoluttdfr; -were, pn the order paper the commons last-year but were not 'discussed. i Statistics for Last Year. The latest statistics available in the forestry department as to the produc- tion and marketing of pulpwood an ''Canada are illuminator in view OL action of the gov- Last year the totai cut, or 'pulpwood in the Dominion was to cords, valued at or an Average price of per cord. Of this per cent, or cords, was 'manufactured in Canada, while ;W9 cords, or 55.8 per cent., valued at were exported in the raw tote, practically all to the United Of the total amount exported ;T5 per cent., valued at went [from Quebec; 14.5 per cent., valued at -went from New Brunswick; and 10 per cent., valued at from Ontario. ilore than half the total cut was rted in unmanufactured form and increased value from the manu- factured- was therefore lost to Can- ada. All of the exported pulpwood 'came from privately owne'l lands, the Domestic supply coming from crown jlands in consequence of .the- regula- tions now in force in Ontario, Quebec, and New -Brunswick, prohibiting the jexpon of wood cut on crown lands. tho pulpwood exported had been L manufactured into, pulp, Cana- producers would have received three times as much for it, or about ten millions more. Losses to Canada's Industry. Thus the advocates rt the-prohibi- tory duty argue the loss to Canadian ilabor and in profits to industry was year fully ten million dollars. the pulp been manufactured Into ancL then the arsia- Jient would ap-ply with Intensive .Furthermore the manufacture' of pulpwood into pulp before export- Jig woul dmean'the building in Can- would mean the building in Can- the G4 now operating in the Domin- 'tftn In the United States there is no pulp or puipwood anc Thursday, Sept. 19. The weather forecast for today follows: U nsettled, wtth showers. Specific charges regarding the changing of the Transcontinental grades are made against the commis- sion by Hon. Charles Murray. Page 1.- ri Wild scenes asrain occur in the Hun- garian house and the minister of commerce is knocked dawn 'by oppo- sition members. Page 10. b The C. P. R. telegraphers will not strike, an agreement with the railway company having been arrived at. Page 1. Canadian Pamper Manufacturers urge Undoubtedly fchat a big 'export duty Toe put on pulp- wood in order to Keep the industry in the country. Page 1. More than persons partici- pate in first day of Ulster demonstra- tions, at -which Sir Kdwar-d Carson speaks. Page 1-0. The British .army manoeuvres have been abandoned and surprise is ex- pressed at the cessation of hostili- ties. Page 10. Tihe King's younger sons are dis- covered to have posted the "Votes tor Women" signs'about Balmoral Castle. Page 10. 'Fris-co railway -president makes a plea for higher rates and says the public should be more generous. Page 1. at.'Hon. John Burns declares that improper housing "is the root of paost of the troubles of the poor. Page 10. .Senator O'G-ornian calls Roosevelt a national menace and says Wilson will win the presidential fight. Page i. C. N. R. and Vancouver teams to have same line up as on Saturday in Mann cup game today. Page 6i The annual-march of the Odd lows took place yesterday and took part in the parade. Page 1. Art Muir, captain of Rowing club fourteen, to play -with 'Varsity Old Boys at Toronto. Page 6. Arenas and Giruits divide double- header In aeries for City Baseball championship. Page 6. Prince Arthur of Connanglit invests Emperor Yoshihito with insignia of the garter. Page 1-0. enThotisan of PLEA FOR HIGHER RATES 'Frisco President Says Public Should Be More Liberal. Well of Day and Broad Streets i i No i Big Crop Said to Make Demands That Companies Cannot Face. MENACE Big Features Today Will be Ban- quet Tended by City and Re- ception of Rebekahs. SOVEREIGN LODGE, NO. 25. One of the Large Units Which Had Just Passed Reviewing Grand Sire and Staff. Looking Towards the Union Depot. For the time since the order was instituted on this of the At- lantic, nearly-1-00 years O'd'd Fellows of familiarly known as the I.O.O.F., .yesterday paraded the streets of a Canadian city in what is regarded as the event of CIVIC BANQUET TO VISITING ODD FELLOWS i Four hundred and fifty members of the' Sovereign Grand Lodge will dine at the Royai Alexandra hotel tonight as guests of the city of Winnipeg. Mayor Waugh will be -in.the'chair and the banquet will: be one of the finest ever held in the hotel since it was J. J. Wallace said last night. "Everything is now complete for the I _ M civic banquet at uiie ui. a the annual gathering of the Sovereign ton'ght Quests of Grand .Lodge will be the guests or Grand Lodge. Winnipeg- The'floral-decorations have It was a real western Canadian wel- lv n .1 u xu Parks 1 I nnii An bv tnO vv innipoy come that the citizens of Winnipeg! auppnea Dy accorded to the representatives of the big; fraternal organizatl-on on their an- nual show clay arid the welcome was merited. Winnipeg has' seen many _--- _. _ __. _ _ _i 'I _H -3 f3 m Visitor Won His Bet 'All .Bight, But Needed It a Few Minutes Later for Bail. 1 LOVl'i A4i-fcO O .parad'es, o-f; many :icinds and of divers sizes, -but it has remained for the Od'd a board and are culled from among the choicest flowers the city grows in her Greenhouses; The banqueting hall will be a blaze of light and color especially ie uaa view of the fact that the various Fellows to give Winnipeg a parade, lodges have kindly lent us their lodge such as can be seen only in a metro- banners to be hung upon the waits ot polltan city. ,-nrtrtkhe hail. His Worship Mayor W-augh was a great parade. The and will make the .'Fellows and their .sisters of the will be m the chair and_ wm n TT M, m. lodges who formed the, loug address of .welcome. The toast to me Art Olliver, former Hamilton Une of march was a great. Sovereign Lodge will be pro- Saskatoon Rugby parade. The Winnipeg1 citi- H. D Montague. There sens and visitors who lined the streets _ "arranged Kir and viewed the paisreant fnom every The prize-incident -of the big- parade occurred at the corner of Portage and Main. It was after the vanguard of the big procession had reached the dis- missal point and many of the march- ers .-were dragging weary feet back down town to get a good look at the other fellows "Who were still marching1 bravely on. Tlie two Odd Fellows concerned ere sure -enough friends. Their real names are -unknown and for the pre- Chicago, 111., Sept to B. L. Winchel-1, president off the 'Frisco oC railroad capi- tal, will be needed within the next five years to provide adequate transpor- tation facilities to meet- the growing needs of the country. President Winch ell points out that the present enormous crops will dem- onstrate the inadequacy of the rail- roads of today in such a way as ought to create a sentiment in favor ot a more liberal policy toward them on the part of the public. "The transportation facilities oC the southwest are already taxed to their capacity and there is bound to be an embarrassment later says Mr. Winchell, in an interview published in the current issue of the Manufacturers Record. "The only way a railroad can make developments is by borrowing money or earning it. Present rates in connection with the greatly advanced wage scale will not permit the railroads to earn the that will -be required to provide adequate facilities and malntalnance for plant, in tho next five years, nor can the money be ob- tained by the sale of the resources or by borrowing, unless the railroad can be reasonably assured that freight rates will not be further reduced. The current increase in railroad fa- cilities is wholly inadequate. This means that there should be not only more cars and locomotives, but more tracks, sidings, terminals and every- thing pertaining to equipment and rnaintalnance." In discussing crops and buniness con- ditions in the same issue of the Manu- facturers' Record, President C. H. Markham, of the Illinois Central rail- way says: "People have been holding back for three or (four years waiting for some- thing to happen. Something has bap- pened that something being big crops, and there is no reason .why everybody should not be busy now. The presi- dential year is having lass Influence on business than ever before." SenatorQ'Gorman Condemns Republicans and Progres- sives Alike. NEVER REDUCED TARIFF Says Wilson is Going to Win. V Others Have No Hppes of i Victory. star, to captain team. Page 6. Trouble brewing over re-instate- ment of Nick Buuwlf at Fort Pagre 6. Boston has cinched the American league championship. Pass 6. 1 Fin-anclal -news, building- ancL realty. Page 16. v Conxraerclal and Marine News. Page 117. General .Sporting- news. Pages G and. 7 i Imperial and foreign news. Page 10, STRIKE SPREADING posed non. "i. has been no finer banquet arranged iff fctHU V IJCtlaCO-'tlL v L possible -point: that wo-uld give, a-siffht the 'hotel since it wae .built, vve ji rlo _ of the marching thousands 'were even more positive about it. .They-declared that it -was the "greatest ..parade ever. Veteran Odtf--Fellows, who have _ T _ bllb r _ issued invitations to the members of the Sovereign "Grand Lodge, the. Odd Fellows executive of CllU VV W J1U C '--WWJA i ci I w attending .Sovereign ..Grand -1-o.d-ga few special-guests." Catherines for an-ore-years than. some> The-banquet-will declare that uov.ejL- ana som of Odd -Fellows. Making all al- the Soyereifln loworices far. their desire the nice thlner .where nothing but-.- nice' thing's have been done to them, their statement, accepted when they :in.sist that they never .marched under, such g-enial skies, on such broad and'well pave'd streets, to the -sa-ains of such inspiriting music. or before 'such- wihole-hearted ,and: j Winnipeg commence at-. .9 Many Miners Employed on Vancouver Island Wiili Quit Jo-day. Victoria, B.C., Sept. to-mor- row miners will be on strike on Vancouver island. Following the strike at the Cumberland collieries, the employees of the Canada Collieries Limited at Extension at a mass meet- ing Lady smith to-day -decided by a vote of 215 to 105 to cease work. The trouble has been caused by the dis- charge of two men who are prominent in the organization of a union at Cum- berland. The men state they will not return to work until the discharged employees are reinstated. Chinese and Japanese have refused to work, although ofCere-d increased wages; and the engineers and firemen have also quit. j. will- be heard. Admission is by personal invi- tation.. Alderman .Wallace is the chair- man of th6 entermtainment committee and all the arrangements have -fallen to him. He is confident larae banquet will' prove a success in-every possible detail lore individually and collect- tivelly; Jlcaii return the -compliment with interest' state with eciual truth that it .seen- a .better, none a. very, long and-none that .offered .a fraction of the picturesaue attraction that marked yesterday'.s immense pa- geant. Mayor Waxigh, .who hamselt TOOK p'art in the procession, with the mem- bers o5 the city council, said1, Tne General BLOCKS- _ SSIfle-waa an honor to and of Militant. A little before T ir visitors will agree that 3. O'cloclt the.ffeneral rode up ii_ rl rore eaual number. of people downtown streets. Lodges Commenced to Gather. By 2 P'in. various lodges com- menced to fo'rm up on the street cor- ifers allotted to them, off Broadway, and by all these units were made and ready to start. All they had then to do wL to await the.arrival of then to ao d (Continued on Pn i I think our visitors will agree Winnipeg' proved a-n honor- to the great order of Fellows who chose Winnipeg- as their meeting place." Grand Sire Elect, Hon. .Columbus A. Keller, who reviewed the parade a-B it turned into Main street at tho corner- of Broadway, an-d wiho had a good view of the streets before it was over, said. "I have never known a more successful parade. The arrangements, especially the policing of the streets were .perfect. The turnout of citizens was amazing to all of us who have seen Winnipeg for the first time tins week. goodwill and the whole- discussing the success of the parade and .-particularly-the fine work ot the Winnipeg-police force in keeping the streets clear for the marching thou- sands. "Grood said .No. 1. "Greatest agreed No. 2. "They look-to me like real "Well, real., policemen are just .policeman anyway, am-d they're tho same said No. 1. "I don't'see said No. 2. "It v-ouldn't "be safe to monkey with any of that bunch." All for a Fiver. I don't know about re-, turned No. 1, jauntily. 'Til just bet go, over and knock that policeman's he added. you 'i'o'r the exolaimed No.. 2 quictely, and shook on it. x .There was no delay, on the-part or No. 1.' He .walked over to the police- man and whispered, while No. 2, ac- cording to .agreem-ent, stood at a re- spectable distance. The talk witn the 1 policeman w-ent something like this; 1 4Tm- going-to' slip you three, dollars in about a second, and then I'm go- tip your hat-, off." queried tae policeman, quite nDildly. "Yes, and here's the saul No. 1. and as he extended the thin of 'bills with his left hand, he neatly clipped the helmet of the police- man, and. to the ground.. Something Happened; Things happened very suddenly. No 1 felt a firm clutch on his arm, iust as he was turning with a smile of trrium'ph in the direction of No. 2. "The station is .lust a cou-pjo of blacha and you might as well walk, Specific Charges Made Commission by Hon. ornerof SherbrooUe Broadway and took up his stand to greet the first ot? the automobiles bearing., the various officers of the.Soyereignaranc Lodge, __ Grand Masters and -d the pouceman. No. 1 began to visiting Sovereign Grand dele- reraonstrate and then he tri_ed -to eat- plaln it all hearted welcome that .the citizens of Winnipeg have, .shown us, leave us r _ m Next Session at Regtna. Toronto. Sept, Important resolutions were passed by tne Can- adian Health association before it ad- journed today to assemble in vv.UiiniJl3B next year. The without word's to express our appre- the formation of a federal department of public health. .Another resolution advocated the appointment of a com- mittee to present to the dominion par- liament a memorial and data showing the evils of permitting1 raw .sewage to be discharg-ed into waters used as _ t______ _> 1_v i-. n r ae, fhe Faternal Press and thfiitt lady fr Royal Alexandra the head tht parade, consisting .of these latter formed up and got away from the stSnns Poiat at: flve Each cair.was numbered and t the First. WILL NOT STRIKE and Railway Telegraphers Reach Agreement. Montreal, Sept. Xesotiations toween the Canadian Pacific railway' firid their railway telegraph, operators brought to a practical conclu- this afternoon when an agree- "Was arrived tit which was ac- cepted as .satisfactory by the repre- 01 the men. ie the whole matter is and will not be reduced to agreement until some time to- (the broad outlines the are that the men shall be an increase ot 12 per cent in y. including- a 12 per cent in- fer overtime, work, while their from an 11 hour to a 10 hour sources o-f water for a federal enactment .forbklin. pollution of streams. Father of House ia III. Ottawa, Sept. John Hagr- erart M.P. for Lanark, is ill at his home in Perth. He is the oldest mem- ber of the house of commons, beingr 76 and It is feared that the illness will go hard with veteran mem- ber has sat continuously in the house since 1872 for the constituency of South .Lanark._______________ WEATHER REPORT. from the meteorological _ _ j -m I Weather conditions for the parade, could -hardly have been more A typical September afternoon in Winnipeg, clear and sumny aai-d exini- aratina with but a degree or two more of heat titan is a: rnore ui. aidcvt. Sne of allowed the Tnarchmg: thousand's to make their route in per- fect comfort. Not-an untoward inci- dent reported. despite the fact that Winnipeg has probably never he- xHrinitv in its numbered order, came the various' past officers, then from, .all over the Con- t their cars bearing shields on pnon side niafrfcecl with the name of the S and the part of the. world they came from. _ Eighty Automobiles for 5. G. L. This part of the-procession consisted of eWv automobiles and on the word of command they m num- (Continued on a jolre. There UJLtiUlI.1 rt was nothing doing. Tnen No. 2 got busy and tried to explain that even it was a bad joke, .It was well meant. Still nothing- doing.- Impelled by 200 pounds of and muscle inside a blue uniform, No. 1 found--himself worldng through the crowd without a chance to stop, aiia No. 2, now quite serious, followed n step behind. At city bastile on Kupert street, the charg-o was "disorderly on tho and, No.. 1, who won the bet, but had not collected' it, had to ap- peal to No. 2 to ball him out Tho impertufoable policeman >ad only one difficulty. He "turned m" the. three dollars, but he. does not what to call it. He has asked -Deputy Chief Newton on the Bubject but nearest solution so far .is that it_ was a preferred bribe that refused to bribe. Sturgeon Falls, OnU Sept, meeting here last nlarht Hon. Charles MurpHy dealt with the matter of the changed grades on the National- Transcontinental; and maae specific charges against the commis- sioner in this connection. Mr. Mur- Dhy's statement was in these terms: "In 1904, the Liberal government matured a policy for the construction of the National Transcontinental Rail- way and submitted their policy to the people in- the general election of that year. The policy was approved by the people and contracts were entered into for the building of the road. To maice the road superior to all others on. the Continent it wae, among other things, provided that the going east should be only of one .per cent, or 21 feet in a the maximum grade going West should be only e-lOths of one per cent., or 31' feet in a mile. "For over seven years tvhllo tne Liberals remained dn office the road was built in accordance -with these trades, and millions dollars were spent, in pushing on the work. The sections of the road that were com- pleted during these-years are of such a hig-h standard that a leading rail- way authority has declared they havo no equal in the United States or Canada, and his further assertion is that when they are. handed over to tne contractors the government will not require to spend one cent-in better- mSeoroTosico! eervlce weathe ening. fair. 56; Medicine Hat. cloudy "46; Edmonton, 52. in Alberta ana ncwan. while In Manitoba it was fine condttlona haw set In over Alberta WinTilpeK. Sound, J-fndon Kingston, oA-j-BG, OuSOGC, r Halifax, Toronto, 58 Ottawa, Mon- St. John, 50 MARINE NEWS. T1 s arrived at as result Of negotiations which have i Sd over a considerable p-eviod, iW h at tlrnes developed decided -on between the company and the S by tho Order of Bail- The operators a 15 .per cent increase with Provisions for overtime, and in hours of work, elr have not been al- 'tihc settlement is in the compromise which is re- Ir to both sides, and will fotedly be accepted by the oper- will benefit to a very appre- thereby. MontcahYi lla.n. importer Breton Crown of Lady of Gaspc Kenvoy Cruiser Oceanic Eethanla Arabic Dominion Cymric. Xurnid'iau OCEAN STEAMERS. Arrived at, Montreal Montreal I-Vom. Bristol ill ester Cjue-bec Quobec i Bo a ton QiicLnstown Glasgow London France Antor.lo Cadis Marseilles Genoa Victoria Antlcostd cruising Southampton Hamburg Liverpool ___'. -Boston Boston Montreal Tork New "Vo-rfe. New York. T.ork- T SO Manitoba VFlojit Can be Seen marlc what 'has Happened under the present Government. Within a few months after attaining office Hon. Prank Cochrane dismissed the three Transcontinental Bail way Commissioners, and then had an act passed reducing the Commission to one .person. The Commission, as thus constituted, in violation of the policy approved by the people of Canada in isoi in violation of the terms of tho contract, itself, and in defiance of the purpose for which the Parliament oj Canada, session after eession voted millions ot the -people's money has on different parts the line, increased the grades not only on the work-but on finished work as well. "Let me give you some examples or the way in which the people's rail- road "has been, tampered with. In certain places where cuts have been completed, re-filling has been done in -order to increase the grade. At other points the finished roadbed has been cut down for the same .purpose, and the material so removed has been thrown on either side of the track, thus destroying the uniformity of; alignment as well as altering the ffradj 'But (perhaps the most Illurainattne case of all is that -of a -wooden trestle 800 feet long: and 20 feet high which was cut down 10 feet throughout its entire length iso that an Increased grade might be obtained. "In other, respects also the work done under the present Commission is below the required standard. Temporary trestles made of Jogs with the baric on have been turned into permanent structures by simply peel- ing the bark off the logs. Then there are other .temporary, trestles which were put in 'off as the engineers say, to DC used while con- struction was under way and before the iron work was in .place. A number New York, Sept. ihe Bull Moose presidential candidate as a "national and declaring thai the Hepublican party betraj'ed Ihe country on the tariff issue, "United" States Senator James A- O'Gorman to- day asserted that neither Kepubli- cans nor the progressives hope to de- feat Woodrow Wilson. Speaking- in most trenchant terms of the record ol the Kepubllcan party and the Hull Moose candidate he added that the latter during- seven, and a half ye urn of power at? chief magistrate of the nation "never raised his voice to Cor- rect the injustice of the tarlnY' Occupying as he does an unique posi- tion, in the democracy, an utterances of Senator O'Gorman is received with pro- found interest by political louden? ot both parties. "Have your canvasses progressed enough for you to tell what is likely to happen in he was aakod. "We are ho .said emphatical- ly, "that the electorate vote of Now York will be cast for Woodrow Wilson. We are equally certain to elect the De- mocratic state ticket to be named in Syracuse on Oct. 2. Here wojl aa elsewhere in the country the Demo- cratic party is united and .-Aggressive. We know we are going to win. iw Republican party is disorganized autt split into factions intent on destroy- ing each other." Pausing a moment and. looking out of the window the senator continued. "Neither the Hcpublicans nor the Fro- grcsslve hope to defeat Woodrow Wil- son. They are engaged in a struggle to control the Republican organisation of tho country for the next four years. "It is not necessary Tor the Democrat to write an indictment of Mr. Taf t s ad- ministration. That IiaH ocen done lit lurid style by the tWrd term canclidate who was sponsor for Mr, iatt in "If one needs to be reminded that Roosevelt to a national menace lie is referred to Mr. Tolt'B copious expres- sions on that subject." Diverting PuWio Eap.--.lftl attention was rfvenby ator to the tariff. leadens of the two factions of this Ko- pubUcan he said, "arc united only m one design. They are tooth striving to divert public attention Irom the tariff issue and the record ot vlo- Sted pleads of that party. The arreat mass of the American people now rea- that the Republican tariff system is the prolific parent the economic ills from which country suffers. Under this system the cost offi livinK in the United States haa increased 60 per cent in fifteen years. Four years aero Mr. Taft was elected on pledge and that of his party, that there would a downward revision the tariff. After, his election be dJwcovcred that the special interests that had syndi- cated for his return would not allow of it." Progrewivcs in Minnesota. St. Paul, Minn., Sept. a. meet" imr ot the state progressive committee Friday night the matter of putitng a state ticket in the Held will toe threshert returns will not be available before the end off the week. However. two candidates in the Republican. party where really oxiBted, it ie practically assurad, have received the nomination. They are A. O. Eber- hart, of Manfcato, candidate for the governorship, and James Manahan, St- 1'aul candidate lor congressman at large United States Senator Knute Nelson IB leading: James Peterson, of Minneapolis, In a clone, race for the senatorial nomination. Ebcrhart Winning. Returns tonight from 31 E> precincts outside of Kamsey county, (.St. Hennepln county ana St. LouiH county Sivft Gov. Bberhart for ftrst choice, against Lee's There are precincts in the state, with npproxlmutcJy 300 in L-he three counties named. Bberhart's vote in St. Paul with many out late tonig-ht -wan VJIAL AlitVJ 6 000 to and in to I-ee'fi 1.200. Senator Nelson, in 203 county pre- I Fage Bcvcn.) LOOKING BACKW The free fotrnded in Thirty-Five Years Ago remarkable ph-nomcuon occurred Stonv Mountain Jiwt Saturday durintf H ?hunder storm. What appeared to a dense column at cloud struck the prairie with such violence as to an excavaUpn six feet deep. j F. C aid well was an arrival on steamer International. Thirty Yeara Ago j G McDonald has received tho con- tract 'for the brick work on the mr-v- C.P.H, depot. The cost of tho C.P.R, workuhopV. etc, in this city win (Continued on Page are requested to have their Classified and Display Copy in this office on Thursday and not later than Friday morning for the Saturday edition. Men teams are busy gradmr; ai.d opening up Maria street, which wirt --s known henceforth us Kins struct. Yeare Ago At Portage la Fratric week. was quoted at 5a cuntti per 15 ctnta Per pound. 15 doxen and por is aKUatlng for tnem. of a Twenty Years Ago Potatoos arc now celling at 30 oer bUHhel. fc- PTarrv Miillins recently kStfexl Cucka with one shot at-Hinscarth. Tho uppoJntment of G. _ districi registrar at Pwrtagc In Prairie Is The Electric Street Rstil'vaj-- company lias corniiign-ced the laying Notre DCTIO avenue. ;