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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Tuesday. August 2r 1910. WELVE MIELS THRESHING AT NEW DAYTON Estimates on Which It Was Struck By the Council The tax rate this year he 12 mills on the dollar. This rate' v, as arrived at, and decided upon at council meeting last night. it i made up of 4.30 mills for general pur- 2.95 mills for debentures, and 'for school purposes. In submitting his report and recom- mendation for this Bowman, chairman of the Finance committee' said he was pleased to state that the rate would be so low. The reduction had been made by distriJbuing portions of the salary, insurance and printing and advertising accounts to- the depart ments to which they were properly chargeable, instead of leaving, them under the heading of general ses. expen- New Dayton, August Threshing started in this dis- trict on Saturday on W. J. Bell's farm. The winter wheat is going over twenty bushels; to the acre and it is now be- ing delivered at the elevator here. How is this for a dry season? AT PINCHER CREEK Railway People Give Evidence That They are in Earnest (Special to the Pincher Creek, Aug. to their word, the railway people ar- rived here on Saturday morning. .J. A. Taylor, the New York banker, the leading spirit in the movement GRAND TRUNK STRIKE IS SETTLED the man who is the activities up and responsible for all to date, was ac- The bylaw was put through fixing the rate levying a poll tax jof three dol- 'lars, Appointing the chief of police poll tax collector, and' authorizing a discount of ten per .cent, to be made on all taxes paid up before October next. The following are the financial es- timates for the year, upon which the is based: Fire and Light. ACCIDENTS AT GRASSY LAKE )ne Man Cut By the Binder Guard and Another Had His Leg Broken Grassy Lake, Aog. Tuesday ast James L. Larsen had the misfor- tune to run a binder guard into the The company have rented the large companied by two other interested parties in the new road. Others have since arrived, seven in all being the number at present here, including sur- veyors. With the arrival of these railway builders there has been more or less stir in the community, and everything .in connection with the business is taking a rosy tint. Montreal, Aug. an- nouncement is made this morning of the settlement of the Grand Trunk strike. The men are to go back to work in forty-eight hours. -t. A Earlier Despatches .Montreal, Aug. looks to a settlement T. R. strike to a Jate hour last 'night the con- was without result. The G. rerence calf of his leg. He was climbing up on the seat of the binder when he residential pj.c'mises of John Herron, to be used as their offices here, -150.00 Street Lighting............ the guard giving him a very nasty, cut. Dr. Tughan dressed the wound, and though it is not very serious it will be some time before Mr. Larsen will be able to around without the use of crutches. On Saturday night 'last when Mr. ,John Thompson, of Kipp Coulee, was getting some water at Ed. McHugh's ranch he bad his leg broken, In leav- ing the ranch in the democrat he was riding in. the horses turned quickly, and when -the surveyors have gone ov- T. R. announce that .there has been a settlement. This the -men" deny To- day Hon. Mackenzie. King went" back to Ottawa to attend a meeting of the cabinet, when the strike wilf be dis- cussed. If a settlement is not reach- ed -by the two parties by tonight the government will'issue a copy of all fhe correspondence. An announce- ment of settlement is expected '-this NT OF ANY PART IN MURDER Leneve's Statement Is Satisfactory Says the Inspector Quebec, Aug. Clara .Lea- OLIVER NOT TO RESIGN evening. S- 1- The problem of disposing of the strike-breakers seems er the route, grading contracts will'ito be tbe obstacle in the way of settl- be awarded after being previously ad- vertised. There -3l7.fio upsetting the rig -and throwing Mr. Thompson to the ground, breaking his leg. He was driven at once down his Stables .Furniture VVater...... 400.00 Uniforms Sundries................. 3.932-35 Ilis at Bingin, ten miles J south of there, and Dr. Blackburn, of Avas called to attend to' him. Dr. Tughan, from here, also left for ports There is every indication that the builders of -this new road mean busi- j ness from the word and numbers Of those who- were doubtful as to their bona fide intentions, hax'e be- come converted to a firm belief the genuineness of the whole jing the Grand Trunk strike. are still hopes of arbitration 'bein- successful. It is suggested that send- ing the new men out to work on the T. P. may furnish a way out of the difficulty. is innocent of any. share in the murder of Belle declares Inspector Dow. "She told me her entire story, and it is sufficient to clear her. Detectives are working lard in London to prove her state- ments. The girl has broken down, ut has tried .to'shield'Crippen. The atter is just the other way. He is natty and apparently happy." Mine. Fred Ginnet-t- is to" be the rincipal witness against Crippen: She was a close friend of Belie El- iore. Women are sending flowers to he prisoners in.their cells. The hear- ig will be resumed to-morrow. Father's 'Faith in Son Los Acgeles, Cal., Aug. down with years and broken hv the Vancouver, Aug. Frank-Oliver arrived from Dawson and left for the east. He will be at the Laurier meeting in Edmonton next .week. He denies that he has any intention of resigning the portfolio of Interior. SIR WILFRID AT PILE OF BONES AWARDS MADE AT CARDSTON In the Standing Fields Of Grain Competition- Good Fields Cardston, Aug. C. McKilli- can finished judging in the standing. The, weather; tie forenoon field 01 gram competition in this had proved contrary, entereS fto the He Gets a Great Wel- come at Saskatche- wan's Capital Regina, Aug. 1.-Whatever "may ave been the nature Of the welcomes ccorded Sir Wilfrid Laurier curing.' is trip through the West, none were, more whole-hearted 'and- sincere than that ;with which he was received at the capital city oi Saskatchewan on Saturday evening. Long before the time ac which- the-special train was to arrive, it was plain to see that Regina was going to put On'her' sweetest'smile "and. give-a right roy-'. al welcome'to the Premier Do- nmiion. ordeal of his son's arrest cion of having killed his wife, Crippen, father of Dr. Hawley Crippen, taking. The in under- Local Topics of extending the govern- ment telephone line south of town is being pushed forward by a gang of gang of thirty men under Foreman Health. Salaries there- Sundav Relief......... 'ijso'oo j that the Patieat is doing" as Isolation Hospital ES C'an be Mr. Thompr Sundries llsso'oo' beins OVer seventy 7ears age. Thompson was driven into Bur- j'dett to-day and from there was tak- to the Gait Hospital in Leth- bridge. Roderick McKenzie, who has lately been working .for Kilgrow Bros.', leaves this evening for Calgary. W. S. Attwood, of Big "Horn, Wy- oming, arrived in town this week and intends to settle In the vicinity Of Markets and 'Publicity. Salaries Board of Trade Grant Sundry Grants .Repairs, buildings ___ Sundries............. j 225.00 150.00 305.00 License and Police. Salaries Lruiforms................ -found 20.00 Sundries 980.00 Grassy Lake. He is Chas. T. Attwood. a brother of Works and Property. Wages Street Repairs............1.200.00 Sidewalk repairs........... 600.00 Sundries Water 700.00 Stables Last Saturday morning Robt. Con- quergood and Jack Read left with about twenty-five men and teams for the construction work on the G.T.P. east of Calgary. It is expected that about the same number will here some day this week. leave Mrs. J. Monaghan, who lef on a visit to her home in London. 'Eng., shortly after her marriage, returned last week. Mrs. Fry and family, of Montreal, were the guests of Mr., and Mrs. J. R. Redpath last, week. Mr. and Mrs. Peyton, of Owen Sound, Ont., were visiting with Mrs. McLeod last week. Miss Davies; of Lethbridge, and Miss Niven, of Calgary, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Ormond. Mr. and Mrs. G. Divine and family have returned from a two months' trip to eastern points. In company with W. J. Eddy, Mr. HaJley, the horse-dealer in the mil- lionaire class, from Pictou O Ont., visited -town last week. A holiday party consisting of A. Jackson, Husband, Jackson, Edwin Jackson and HARVESTING IS IN FULL SWING All Around Lethbridge Good Crops Are Reported E. L. Pilling, of Pilling Bros., Card- ston, who afternoon, Miss Hauy Ward, are taking in the refreshing breezes of the Kootenav was in the city yesterday- says that .the cutting of fall wheat in the Cardston district is well under way and the showing is going to be even better than expected. Tihe heads of wheat are long and well filled out and Cardston this year will be able to show as fine, if not better, samples than in any previous season- said, were well into Finance Committee. Salaries Printing and T HRES MEAN LOSSES IN B. C. The binders, one field of SOO him and his brother, and the yield will be over 30 bushels to the acr3. Cutting at Albion Ridge On suspi- Mr. H. presents to-day the most Sgure of the ease that has engrossed the interest of two conti- nent's. "I have .not the money to go to Hawley. but if I had "I would j gladly go and be whatever consola- tion I could to said.the sus- pect's father. "I have riot received j any word from him, and do not ex- j pect to. It is hard to have to be alone 'and suffer, but I do not think j it will last long, I am not long for j this world now, and the trial has -come TO me, have not had a sin- gle day of good health. They cannot prove anything on Hawley. They cannot, even prove that Belle Elmore is dead. Why should I, believe him guilty. 1 know that he would not do such a thing. I feel as-if I would like to get away alone and die. I did my best to educate Hawley and his son. I did the best I could and now in my old age I am alone and overwhelmed by this disgrace." Half-Sister Happy Newport, R.I., Aug. Rob-1 crt Mills, of this city, a half-sister of the late wife of Dr. Crippen, has district last week and the scoring ran very well with a good number.of en- tries. In the winter wheat there were twelve entries -and-prizes were awarded -as: follows D. E. Harris, score 9H- J. A... Johansen, 2nd, score 90 R., Will; -.Pilling, 3rd, S9-A-. Mr. A. .Cazier was a close com- petitor with Mr., Pilling, being only one-half point behind. Spring wheat had fewer entries, as the crop is not so good as usual this year. The showing, however, is cre- ditable. spirit oi gala day Solpeep- ed from behind the clouds while -the'-'' classjwind considerately, betook .itself else- where. .Before o'clock, at the train, was due to arrive, the'-'citi- ?ens began to turn out an-d the station platform jreld one .of the largest crowds yet seen, in'the city. Streamers and bunting covered V many of the business and across the west end'of the; driveway to. the station tihe tee had'erected a triumphal '.arch" D. E. Harris takes 1st .prize, scpiejwith mottoes .'.'Welcome to Our Pre- 86 Ambrose WooHprd, 2nd, 84, and'j UuVTjbmln-- C. B. Tanner, 3rd, with 80 points, j ion and Our .Empire.-" No more 'ap- A. Wodlford has received, a propriate, material could ing offer on this wheat, as he has a standing price of per bushel sent him by a reliable party. The third to the Coch- rane district have eas- ily taken higher rank, but for lack of seed purity. Mr. 0. B. Tanner has one of the finest .fields of spring wheat to be seen in Alberta or any other country. In oats .this same Mr. -Tanner took first prize with 86i points, D. E. Harris 2nd, with 82, and L. N. Stott. 3rd, with 70 points.. The last is also a fine field, but went down in scoring because of weeds and lack of have been found for the arch than the chief pro-' duct of. the great province' of. -which Sir Wilfrid Laurier is the guest, and the- green together with -flngs and bunting, want to make up a- fit-' ting reminder to the the great western wheat belt. Sir Wilfrid Arrives To the, accompaniment of. cheers and the playing Of the spe- cial train pulled into the station at six-thirty. Hardly had the come to been asked by the Scotland Yards of- ficials to go to England for the trial of Dr. Crippen. She has not been in- formed what they want of her, but but she is preparing to leave soon. She states that she will probably go j drew Hinman for his field of rye purity. The Boundary Creek District has a most excellent record this year and Mr. Stott is one to help to make it- A special priz? came to.Mr. An- acres belonging- to to England by way of Quebec, scored 93 points, ping to see Dr. Crippen and Miss j-------------------- Deneve en route. Mrs. Mills seemed City Engineer C. M. Arnold went {happy over the news of the arrest of j down to Maple Creek on-business this and a raise of th, Edward Lynn of Albion Ridge was j the couple. I afternoon, in the city on Saturday. He stated i' that he has GOO acres of wheat that six weeks ago appeared as if the yield would be practically nil. Today it -bids fair per acre. stop when his worship Mayor Williams and the aldermen, of the city were invited into Sir frid's car where they were'introduc- ed to the Premier. For a few moments the crowd surg ed round the train anxious 'to catch, a glimpse of the Premier who was honoring Regina by making a three days' visit. A cheer, full of sincer- ity, rose Sir Wilfrid stepped from his car to the station the- Premier acknowledging it by a smile to averaging 15 bushels interest and Exchange 250.00 Woollen Mills.............3.81S.OG i. Sundries ___.'............1.447.60 j Grants................... 644.40 j _______I jFernie Covered With Curtain Of Smoke-Lumber i r Companies Lose Heavily-Loss to Timber (Special to the Herald) larger figures to express the loss J Aug. l.-The second anni- the end of the season. Manrath Yield G. Green has recently returned from an extended trip through Ma- grath and Raymond districts. Wheat is in full swing there and will aver- age 10 to 1'2 bushels per acre, and some fields will yield as high as 20 or -5 -bushels to the acre. HARVEST REPORT HAS ANUI H Authentic Figures Contradict General Opinion- Supposed Burned Out Districts Are Good Winnipeg, Aug. first instal-i Current, which Mayor Williams Extends Welcome, i Mayor Williams then extended to the distinguished guest a hearty wel-. come to the city in the name oi its- citizens. They deeply appreciated his visit and he would request. Sir Wil- frid to accept the city's freedom at the civic reception to'be held today. Sir Wilfrid Laurier, in a voice t-hat penetrated 10 the very edge of the crowd, thanked the mayor for the cor. dial reception given him. "Let me express to he said, "my. ..sin-' cere gratitude for the more than warm welcome which you have pleas- j versary of the great fire finds Fernie Estimated Receipts Isolation Hospital .........5 flumping Inspection fees... 750.00 Poll taxes 1.500.00 Taxes Building Permits 400.00 Finance Sundries 1.000.00 Accounts receivable 1IH.SO License and Police Markets 600.00 Tax Arrears enwrapped in a curtain of smoke from forest fires which shuts the sun from view, and at, this moment. 5 o'clock P. m... electric lights have to be turned on to enable people to work in offices. There is no danger from these fires to any of the towns in this district, but much damage continues to be done to timber, and unless heavy contin- uous rains set in these fires will con- tinue their ravages until a blanket The fire department have finished laying a pipe line across Coal Creek. West of New Dayton j AUg. me iirst mstai-j current, which was supposed to be ed iv, trt ft V T. Quinn-was in the district west tne annual crop j dried out. The yield here is placed1 of New Dayton on Saturday to com- 'shows conditions to be fairly at 12 to 15 bushels. favorable. The yield in the Brandon j Conditions are vastly district is placed at the acre, making a mence operations of the com- threshina- and property, horses. of snow and smothers them-. Kiectric Light Department. j Fire Warden Wilmot is in today repaid j from Corbin and reports fires in many localities, eating their eating tneir way sides of the mountains and General Purposes Total estimated expenses., Less estimated receipts___ j beyond t.he reach of fighters. port comes from Elko statins up the getting A re- houses in the park. H. A. Whiting of Spokane. F. H. Clemmenr of Victoria. J. D. Mc- Donald and J. J. Dawson of Calgary. are in town today. Local People See Fires H. .Macbeth who. with Miss Jessie, returned yesterday morning from a few days' visit to Xelson, E. says that the bush fires were burning bad- and about field of wheat. Dayton. he snid. we land m your ever increasing city, both in beauty and size. His Wor- ship the Mayor has very kindly ask- ed me to accept an address from the city to be tendered to me on Mon- day, which invitation I am very proud to accept. will, therefore. Field after! els to the acre are reported at Morris to increase the average yield about j proceedings until Monday to I in Southern .Manitoba where the crop i three bushels. A cloudburst occurred improved by south of town, and have thus com- machine recently disposed of in that is placed at ten bushels tola series of heavy showers early this pleted all possible arrangements to country. fje was rewarded by seeing j makm? an allowance for j morning in various districts through- eft'ectively check any fire that might j tfle golden grain once again roll from PIaces the grain is toadly burn-1 out the three provinces, which are reach that locality, before it could I Ine grain cylinder. He is very optim-! ed- ExcellenT conditions are reported i sure to help in the filling of the cross the creek and endanger over prevailing conditions Dauphin and ten to twelve (bush-j wheat, and in some parts are is goins yield from In to bushels per acre and two new elevntors are being erected in Xew Dayton to house the crop when threshed. Big Change in Crops W. Robson. of North Lethbridge. returned recently from an extensive trip to Carmangay district and the was supposed to be ruined. At Slough-: at Saskatoon, drenching the town, ton in Southern Saskatchewan there About an inch of rain fell in u very are indications of eleven bushels to short time. A heavy rain fell a: Bat- the acre, and at Langham in the north-1 tleford and showeis at many other j ern part of that province the promise! points. Cloudy conditions are every-! is 15. The great surprise is at Swifr. i wiiere. 43.500.00 thatjly again on both sides of the tracks i Hills- Crops are looking -bet- Add 10 p.c. for collect. Debentures Debentures falling due.. Add 10 p. c............ S.950.00 a fire is raging nead Galloway, ten miles from Elko. Lumber Co. Loses all the way from Kootenav Landing i down into the foothills on the east- i ern slope. The loss of timber in this The East Kootenav Lumber Co. is'year's fires, he says, must-be trem en- reported to have lost 1.000.000 feet of (dons. He heard from a ter than six weeks ago and are filling .wonderfully well considering the dry weather. That, pan of the crop which worth cutting m all will average to 25 bushels per acre. People Schools Amount required of here. Add 10 per cent. lumber at their number eight mill, below Movie, yesterday, together with a steam log loader, and it took hard 2.565.56 i fighting by a large gang of men to save the mill from the same fate. S2S.463.20 This is the first serions loss of lum- ber reported from the district west commercial traveller who left the train j everywhere he visited were decidedly at Gran-brook that the same condi-! their faith in the coun- tions that prevail jn the east Koot- enays and down the east slope pre- vail the Tv-hole way through to the coast. Amount Rate I 4.30 mills 2S.463.20 2.95 mills 4.75 mills There are indications of rain, which may check the fires again, but the j loss will continue until a fall of snow comes to effectually stop the Heavy Loss i The provincial government report- brothers and two -sisters Ulo.913.20....... 12.00 ed a few days ago that' the loss to j timber to that date was estimated to Oscar, the eldest, has gone 'be but it will rake much 'scf-ne of the accident. FERNIE YOUNG MAN WAS DROWNED AT DANESVILLE Fernie. Aug. Erickson, seventeen years old. a native of Fin- land, was drowned at Danesville. Wash., near Grand Forks, B. C., No particulars-are received here. try and soil has been considerably strengthened. Mr. Robson left today for The commencement, of a mile of excavation which he has contracted for along the line of the great irriga- tion canal. live here, to the AT VICTORIA Ellison, MURDER Montreal, Au; who was murdered at Victoria yester- day, was the son-in-law of Charles Archibald, the well known eastern financier. The victim leaves two young children. He was at one time I stationed at. Halifax. HEY WANT TO BE POLICE MAGISTRATE i There are aspirants already in the field for the position of city police magistrate which carries with it a salary of a year. R. J. Palmer, barrister of Pincher Creek, is in the city canvassing for the lob and Win. i-aurie. the well known Cardston lawyer, it. is said also filod an application. One or two local law- yers names are frequently mentioned in connection with the appointment, but. no applications from Lethbridge any signified their willingness of applying. PARLIAMENT BUILDING FOUNDATION COLLAPSED Toronto. Aug. of the foun- dations for the new wing of the par- liament buildings collapsed today when the contractors commenced to fill in behind them with earth. The foundations are of concrete and it is stated that the material did not gpt a chance to set properly. A section twenty-three feet long fell Tn wards. DEATH OF REV. McCAUGHAN London, Aug. J. Mc- Caughan died ar the hospital at Bel- fast, as the result of injuries reviv- ed at the fatal hotel fire a clays ago. He was formerly pastor of Xew St. Andrew's church. Toronto, Ont. JOHN G. CARLISLE DEAD Xew York. Aug. G. Car- lis'e. formei- sorcretary of die treasury, who has been critically ill for the past two days, died at his apartments in Xew York at 10.50 tonight of heart failure, accompanied by oedema of the lungs. PERMITS TO BUILD J. Fort-man, Louise, dwelling, W. Wfstlin, Iddington, dwelling, S550. once more, fellow citi- zens, allow me to express to> you my hearty gratitude for your kindly" re- ception." His worship 1he Mayor then escort- ed Sir Wilfrid to Sheriff Cook's au- jtomobile, which -drove off amidst the J heart v cheering oi the vast gathering j in driveway. The Premier was taken to the house of W. M. Martin, M. P., where, with Hon. Walter Scott, Hon. G. P. Graham, Minister of Railways, Senator Gibson, E. M. MacDonald, M.P., and P. F. Pardee, M.P., he partook of dinner. Premier Attends Church On Sunday morning, Sir Wilfrid at- tended service at St. Mary's church. 'With T-lis Honor Lieutenant-Governor Forget, the Premier drove from the Government House to the sub- way where the carriage was stopped for a moment to allow an inspection, Sir Wilfrid humorously remarking that it was no wonder Regina was progressing with a subway so large. Some time before the service at St. Mary's commenced, every available inch of seating accommodation taken up and by the time Sir Wil- frid arrived it was alrrost impossible to obtain even an entrance. on back page) ;