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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta tOL. II. IARVEST WILL BE IN FULL SWING Two Weeks In Alberta-- Conditions Are Good BISHOP TOO BLACK Montreal Colored Church Draws the Color Line Montreal, Aug. color line has been drawn in the colored church here-, Because Bishop A. J. Diekson, of the High African American Meth- odist Episcopal church., is too black, die m alii t to members of his congre-j gution have Deeded and obtained the service? oi a good looking, but noi so j highly colored, preacher "by thr- of Rev. Mr. Bowser. j Bishop Diekson has proclaimed WHY City Devastated a Year Ago, Has Risen Greater and Better Than Before Plan? For Future Development to The Herald) 13. C.. Aug. the anniversary of the lire by fogi the hicU.ous skcletons uf de_ ,Q( new oh- Parted grandeur, I trucks of ,.hy cars dcstro in >-o. not because of any of these the great lire being made use oi in _ (JA j.ti 11 j v "j v 14J otitj j> that there i.s a conspir- j htlVilH? a holUfay whit-h was quietly timig-s do our people rejoice. The construction Calgary, Aug. this time Ju-eek harvesting will have coimneuced land seven days la'or it will be in (full swing all over the province. The critical stage is gi.-n- jeral conditions are good, tho crops in excellent condition and al- though one or -two places have b'2en by hail storms, the damage I has been light, and was confine, 1 to la small area. This is a general summary of the I weekly telegraphic crop report re- eived by the C. P. K. last- night. From Lacornbe the report the recent storm, although very did only slight damage, land even the fields which have been hailed have not been totally dam- Jaged. Slight damages at Daysland, Strorne and Alix are also reported' but although chronicling the fact that hail has visited those points, the, [reports .are generally opimistic and a bountiful harvest is pre. dieted. are and against him, and i.s exhorting- all "f the trui.- blood to stick fo him. The on the other hand, holding their nose ami spiritual coll mines at Coal Creek are be-' U 01T WC Umy everjiilg overhauled .and extended upon systematic piuns autl are already be- rejo-icuig out Of {finning- to increase their output. 2vew A New Cfty j slack bins COUNCIL WILL CANCEL THE EXEMPTION man, inent local men including .Mayor increase. Herchruer. Ex-ATayor Tuttie, now re- j We art sidrng in Spokane, was pi-.-sont and i i JLI-VJ. SPOKC- with an assessed valuation today of i thousand new coke ovens are to be Fernie, Aug. following are j because there is more 1 to the old plant. a few of the reasons which Fernie j than worth of property, j Public Works people have for congratulating them-jin and adjoining the town, aot public works and buildings of selves at, this time, and. which actu- j eluded xn the assessment, bu, which I Uie city -have kept if i board of trade to give the j wiU be ou the rolls of the city next [not out ran, the private building on- I Uerprisc. The new Dominion post-i this latter sum there is more office and customs buildin SEVERE STORM AT PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE Bert Cadman Hail and Burned j Portairc Prairie, Aug. j Cadjlian, of Flee Island, struck jand killed by lightning while work- j ing on his farm this afternoon. He was plowing in the field when struck. The ,-torm which passed over that district was the worst in twenty years, the rain falling in torrents, and the. hail being as large as eggs. too, .suffered considerable the storrn, which wa.s the most fierce for many years. A regular hur- ricane blew for some time, and viv- id lightning and sharp thunder was in evidence at the same time. Sat-' iirUay's storrn did more damage in AGREEMENT IS SIGNED AT TABER On Run Of Mine Basis Work Is Going On thy district than at first imagined. The barn of Leader Bros., on the plains was struck by lightning and a cult killed. James Wait, also List threw valuable horses which were in a barn that- was struck. (Special to The Herald) Aug; Canada Coal Co. and thr. Halted Mine Work- The mayor proclaimed -the 2nd day j of August as a civic holiday in com- memoration of the first anniversary of what can truly -be said be '.ttie town. not on the present rolls Greater .Fernie, and while the ban- because non-completion, and there Uian hall4 a million dollars worth of new buildings in course of erection in will soon be ready for occupation, and' will have cost thi: new city hall is completed, the i ABANDONED CHASE Edmonton, Alia., Aug. chase of convicts AtkiiiSf.n and Johnson now three weeks at liberty from flu- Edmonton penitentiary has" been en- firmly abandoned as hopeless. Ellison Milling Co. Have Not Fulfilled Agreement is under construction and the park at the south end 'the new school buildino- costin- o: town wiich will be atWed to ,he 000, will b, ready for the fall term j 01 SChOol. j justcom-' The city has built 820.000 worth Pleted b.v the lernie-Fort Stoel Brew- i of side walks, antl is busy at the I G.T.P. HAD NO CRITICAL PERIOD Cr> I to tlie soutil- manufacturod Just outsi-de the town limits as been built of 'brick by the Fernie Brick 'RESULTS IN STANDARD VI. fin-l itself tip agjiinst a tax-bill this yi-ar. This was decidfd upon at the moctniLr of the City Council last. Mayor Henderson called at- tKirion to the fact tliat- the company was not keepin And why do we rejoice N'ot because nearly a score Oh no, "peace he lashes." I Jfor yet is it because j Manufacturing Company, and which i represents a capital of nearly a qUar- This' construction of a new electric light j to cost and the in- j stalling of the new Farcy Creek wa- ter system, which, with the purchase Says Pres. Sir Rivers Wilson Visiting Whole System property, which, while not in proper, is in the school district and i-iit avinjui mscnct and its agreement when !were in those to the buiJdjDff fund and to-oe-forgotien three ____r._ of the old water plant of the coal Montreal, Au-. Charles Riv- compuny, will meau the expenditure ers president oi the G. T. R., of another i leaves tomorrow on a trip of inspec- Thc- contract for the erection of the tion anrl goes to Stratford, Battle Creek, Chicago, Seattle, Victoria, j Vancouver and Prince Rupert, returu- new city lire hail .has been let, which with the equipment will cost ers of America signed up an rnent on Saturday on the "run of mine" basis. Everything now is sat- isfactory for two years. The nego- tiations on behalf of the men were carried out by Clem Stubbs, vice- president of District 18, 17.M.W. of A., and Chas. Rodger and Hopkins Evans, of the local union. The mine. jwill have a full 'complement of men j within a week. I MONTREAL BOYS PLAYED BEING INDIAN I Were Tied to the Stake and Tortured in Regular Indian Style Montreal, Aug. boy was badly burned and another slightly HI Outremont, a suburb of Montreal today, during a game oi Indian. Two ofder boys tied their young com- panions to a stake and then built a fire around them, according to the ivjfulation Indian torture. The vic- tim's clothes caught fire and caused injuries before arrived.- ANXIOUS STUDENTS KNOW THEIR FATE The successful candidates at the Standard VI. examinations in this district are LETHBRIDGK Dunsworth, itar- ST.; Hyssop, James Kerr, John C.; Lowther, John R.: Sick, Tiffin, Melvin. RAYMOND, MAGRATH and STIH- LING Amos, Willie J.; Chipman. Jennie .Ellen P.; Green, Av- iIda Henderson, Lorenzo G-.; Hohnes Henry M.; Mercer, James .L.; Mercer, Sarah Merrill, Jehzell Nilsson, June A.; Redd, Jessie Spackman, Elmer L.; Stevenson, Mary E.; Stod- dard, Haze] Wood, Virginia. Brown, Newel S.: Cahoon, Spenser G-lenn, John i-eiL, Frank Peterson, Oliver G-.; Wilcox, Lavera L.; Wolsley, Lita. MACLEOD Bell, Robert C.: Black, peter C.; Campbell, Duncan J Hall. Phyllis iL; Holiis, Robert T.; Easterbrook, Roland H.; Langdon. William 0.; Miller, John T.; Mur- dock, Isabella M. A.; Ramsay, Ma- I bel Edna; Richardson, Mabel F.; Smith, Harold G.; Summer, Bessie M.; Thomas, I.illie C. B.; White. Marion E. Arnold, Ethel Bachus, J'ercy L.; Cascaddeu, Laura Davis, Phoebe, Henry. Alexander.- Hunt. Guy; Marshall. Kthel McFarlami, Afargaret A.; McKeague, Ada Me- it was .c-iven exempiou from taxation. Bowman llwi a-bargain a bargain and when the wa-j given certain concessions eluding exemption from ve r company agreed to do certain things that, they have not done.' The chief and all the beauty of the eternal hills had been turned into one i tuLu uue vasr "fra was. that they had not mov- tnw %vWch at us from at Raymond. Their banking u-.-id thei-e and local men had to pay exchange on tlu-ir clieques. Kay- niomt was getting the benefit of their advertising which WHS one. of the tJiSnjr? paid foh- by Lt-tbbridge in. iriving the exemption. Aid. Hatch i-d witli the two previous speak- ers that the company wasn't entitl- ed exemptions. other alder- men expressed similar views so a motion was passed to tax their pro- p-rty and send them a tax -notice for the amount of taxation on the as- sessment, i-f .no'to thP ninn.-r, i city Purchased from the J inS cast over the Grand Trunk Paci- i f f "T dty 15S ftcras of town for Edmonton to Fort William !th7new district ofjJjai'k and recreution purposes, which, j by boat to Sarnia. Ke ex- e new ci j there are completed i with the- contemplated improvements I ro he back in England by the iL, COnStruCtion rao'-e cost j end of September. Asked 'a he thought the critical period of the construction of the G. T. was now over, he said there had been no critical period, only .such difficulties as any great enterprise might expect. j "Now we have ample money to .Morrissey. of railway company left where, besides Mac ordinary- Debentures Issued .Debentures have been voted for all and improvements, ie j which, added TO the sewer debentures for the sewers installed before stock, the 'bmldiiu: (Continued FIRE CATTLE AND HACKS Discussed At Council Meeting Many Small Matters Were Settled Had Only a Short Session construct the most difficult portion j in the Rocky Mountains." C'hiiHes denied that there NOTION WAS RESCINDED had A GRANT MADE FOR LABOR DAY Trades and Labor Council Given By the Council The city council had a nice qquiH session last night and all went mer- ry as a marriage bell. A good deal 01 business was gem..- through and the whole tiling was over before half ten which according i to the usual custom was going sonw. j There were several men before die j council, mostly with kicks about th.- waterworks all oi which wont to prove that the city is growing faster j than water can be made to run out oi' j t-lie end of the new water pipe lines. All the members of the council wer-i present, thereby establishing .-mother record for several meetings. The Company Approves ever been agitation in London for a Canadian hoard for the Grand Trunk saying- that only one or two obscure individuals had raised that question. I Apart from the question of finances. Mr. Hays had full control and the board had full confidence in his STe-Ht iiiii-lligence and ability. 67 loads of hav bt-incr when i he mayor called attein.ion ti> tin> clausi which made the charges of pro Portion. Ho that it" b. n-ferred back to the committe..- for >X I'olhy , rejv.ii-ted '.'U.iraged C'-nstabl. Tin- Chief that he had The Public Health Hvalt-h Otrieer D.-Veber iar.rd ih'.'- city -timi M t. "'iian uarf ,-i jlseasPs. The Hospital bt'.-n closf--i i o7 T, month there had emuenue o, cuutagvuis, ch.lrgfr.s Jimdl. and th JUTTING BARLEY AT (RON SPRINGS Arthur Hunt Thur RECORD WILL BE FROM MINUTES OF COUNCIL In city council last night, thev chairman of the fire committee, Aid. Hatch, who was absent last meeting, moved that the action of the. council at the IH.ST. meeting re fire chief be rescinded and the. record expugned irorii the minutes. He moved also that the resignation of Fire Chief Kroniiifr be accepted to date Septem- ber 1, or earlier, his pay to go to that date: He said it was only fair to Kroning to have the morion previously passed taken off the mia- utes. Aid. Oliver could see no advantage in taking the motion off the books. Iron Springs, north of the citv district ilisi-ases had schools wen; mitted a statement of the work in his department. He called atten- tion of the council to the rubbish j ti i-u P- L- general manager of tho fin- Tho I the A. E. f. wrot-o of the j closiiifr of Bompas street at, the Gait j Hospital property, as iar .-i.s the com- Laughl in, Hannah McMillan, Bert i Pearson, Jane. The Trades and Labor Council were erunted the use of the public squnTe pany was concerned. d and the rubbish will be up. Chief Kroninir submntod lii? monthly report fire chief and city] convictions j and! EARL GREY IS IN THE WEST Cdi for fin Numerous Cattie The: ohirj" To oi tli.- diy b, rattle, especial- ly in Tin- Xnrth The mounted ROUNDED UP f Brandon, Man., Aug. -ung of j; thieves, who have been responsible 1 for a long series of robberies from :j C. P. cars were rounded up last i nicht. and the sum of for the Labor Day celebration on September 6. A delegation including President Ar- thur Frayne, J. M. Ritchie and J. McTaggart waited on the council and made thr request but did not state any definite sum. Aid. King made motion that passed. Aid. Hatch thought they were open- ing up a large question but Aid.'King explained that it was the usual cus- r j lom and union men provided a In England day of sport- Jt 1 day of the workingmen of wliom they j wrre all proud. .Aid. Hatch said that Aug. Edward, ac- j fhen> could be no objection as fhey companied -by his guost, the Emporor had already a precedent. of Russia, who arrived, horo yesterday j Aid. Adams said that, it had been i _. i f Th, secretary treasurer announced J that there Wrc no appeal, j Ti" kept, Czar Nicholas the local improvements to be pin in on London or south j of that street. j A. Hntton si-nf. in a bill fur ti-n I suits of uniforms at which was 1 ordered paid. Win. Radcliffe applied for the sition building inspector. A Wage Dispute H. Smith asked his wages as being in chargi- liiin find VjO wvjvci. t starred cutting bar- Hatch explained that had he on hi? fanni atJ bee" caUed awaF, he' would have :had the -resi-gnatibn. He thought as a fire chief, Kroning had done- iairly well and he did not .see any reason j why the council should pile up a rec- ord against him. Aid. Hutton thought he had aot given him a fair chance. Aid. Hatch did not want, to see the matter re-opened though thecre were some who thought with Aid. Hutton. The motions passed also that Chief Kroning's expenses to Calgary and Edmonton amounting to be paid. Aid. Hutton voted against the acceptance of Chief Kroning's re.sig- n.-Ttion which was before the coun- cil. Aid.. Bowman inquired as to the fin- alarm system. He thought there bo one. Aid. Hatch explain- ed that, in the new debentures there or j Going Through To Visit the I Yukon Short Stop il-: r At Regina Sask.. Aug. qniet- is spending the day cruising on his oM cutter Brittanfa, and in the Aid. Adajfls called attention to the ___ -iviiius aiW'JHlon to M. the Russian fact that other bodies in a.kin, forj Minister nt lor Minister of foreign affairs Count. BenckendorfT, the Russian ambassa- dor to Great Britain, and Sir Fxl- ward Grey, the British foreigT, score- are -discussing matters- of dip- lomacy aboard the Admiralty yacht said that the resolution of the cou.i- cil Wfis to hnve a man from the in charg that had been.put int. and he had Smith at a day until .successor appointed. Do.n't Want Laundry A iiuuib-.T of ratepayers on li'.nr.i] {rnnis had submitted ,-t .statement oij'V't- aJ''" in ftgainst :i a.s to how the monfty i IalllKn'.v established was r., bt- spont. Frayne said j file. how iven years Of nmn- li was pointed out that, last year the grant was but the motion was passed granting with the use of rhe square. the )ti }n the property. Tho matter wits roterred to Aid. Hutton. chairman Enchantress. With the except Tlh> bp spent used as a laundry, cruisers forming the escort of the t0 Kussian Kmpcror, the groat fleel. that here yesterday has dis- persed, and the roadstead remains in zsrs -tne Bdwnrd and the wit- aessod the start of the race for tho Kind's Cup, the ot the license and police Improvements at Market Markofc Muster Stuart M. Clemens, of St. Cath. principal event of Brines. Ont., a fruit grower, com- I the ngatta week, as we'.I as thero.n- jmiUed suicide hv hanging himself to Af i i _ A a petition of metre oats. a tre-i yesterday. scales need and overhaul- ing, water pipes needed fixing. clows ropkced, etc. He a siix-u that could be heard all over the city. Aid. Hatch thought a soft to-.ed bell would do for a curfew but -they did net want a fire Ml at. all. TlVe mayor that referred to the' lic..-nsH and t. for a report. It would be a waste money to hoist the old bell up into the tower and they to know wh.-it is best to do. Hack Tariff f'hief Crillespi" ;ind Hiit- ?.on submitted a repoit on the pro- posed hack tariff. The report reoom- that nj Baroness Road St.. St. and Si. the chary.' be 2T> cmfs up mjd- niffht and after that hour. charge to upply to tin- trips 'he station hotels in the firs; division. Fn th- second division, the was to be 00 fh, re bc_two or mor.- it. shall be conts oaoh. flnckmon would be al- lo-vved to charcre twenty-five for detained fifteen The pound to pro- .said thai the find it could Jy and with no ostentation, His Ex- c.-llt-ncy Governor Goiu-ral Earl Grey pa.ssec} through the city rihorth- after nvoh-t: today. Lieut. Governor Forgei j r-eeived a wiiv from Indian Head at i j noun notifying him tho vice-repal ar- j i i-ivnl, the H. X, W. M. in.ti'ied earlier in the day from Winnipeg. His Excellency looked the picture of healfh and J Sybil be pui vide -.vateJ'. The main was quite easily be'dojir. Th.- chief reported to the. council u' n-cov-1 be that the had advised to illness! npply f..r .1 collide of) O.i iteppinu on the platform they .-ihsen.-.-. He accordingly to b is provision made for a new addi- tional system. In answer to the mayor's inquiry as to whether or not th., old system could be fixed up, Aid. Hatch said that he did not think sr. except at a great, deal of expense but that a. good dt-al of jr could be in the new system. nJur.V to Tabcr when the farm- the city on theit [ors marketing their graio. as ow- c.rn.T a telephone would the market a (rood doal. He submit to b.- on Redpnth St. in front of tho MacdVm- afd Co. and Jobbing Co. property, fn disoussin? the haok th- 11T) phoii.- Mild that it was on iln appioved by done nnfil th-- so. Aid. Kfnir Kerous condition ttic 'he lire and (-iiiniii inr.. the nie! ''Id V.'.'.S j Uf :he Yukon. train pas.-v-d through thii As xl, nom- of the party to person was at the !A me.-r the illustrious passen- The shortest possible stop wa.s j rtfter ininute.s the par-j j v on. I 1 i. is thiit tin- Governor ;nt k will stop over in Calgarv 'liiv return from Yukon. to the very unsatisfactory Lhc> for larmcrs go to other towa. USC the tmV Malos son- will not of 1910. been At- Montreal, is with He is accompdnied by Mrs. Male's and wife. ;