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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL II. LETH8RIDQE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 4, 1909. NO. I9tv WILL START WEYBURN LINE MAY STRIKE AT SPRING HILL Halifax. N. S.. Aug. 'J.-'Thr miners of Spring ?lill are seriously talking of striking, following the report of the conciliation board, nuule public; ;i week or so ago. HIT At This End In Says Wm. Why te Of C.P.R. i CONSTABLE DROPPED DEAD I Toronto, Out., Ana. :i.--Constable; i Bond of the Nu. 2 Division dropped dead in the detective office this even-i i iiig. He had just brought a suspect i to the office was waiting for an i j Ofh'Cvf when lie fell to the lloor, i 19 1O expiring instantly, from heart fail-1 Labor Troubles jure. During the oonfnsioti. tlie pi-is-'1 I Otler STOCKHOLM IS BANK VERY BADLY At the last meeting 01' the Hoard of Trade Secretary McNjroI was in- structed to write the I'. R. asking that in view of the rapid develop- ment of the district south and east of this city, they consider the matter of commencing the construction of; the Lethbridge-Weyburn branch from this end. In reply, the following let- ter was read at the meeting of the council of the of Trade yes- i terday afternoon Winnipeg, -July 2-1, 1909. J. W. McNicol, Secretary Board of Trade, Lethbridge. Alta. Dear Sir beer to acknowledge i i the receipt of your letter of the 15th inst in the matter of the Weyburn- I Lethbridge extension. BOY WAS KILLED Ont., Aug. fatality i- reported fr-'in North Branch. a! few miles :rom here. Lawrence Fras-i Are Spreading To All Trades Stockholm, Aug. labor con- Fraser. 14. the young son of John filet in Sweden shows signs today of ell ulY a luwiber wagon, his A further evidence of high te.'in in which Lethbrid-jre is held by the blinking institution..; is pur- j chase of ;i by the I M'-re-hants .Bank Canada. They have purchased a site ..ei the corner j oi Redpath auid Round -tivts ing a part of the property ijnw oe- eupied by the Coakiale Hotel. Tin.- j property which "ne oi the choicest i locations in the city has n bought WANTS FIGHT IN DENVER Denver, Colo., Aug. a resolu- tion introduced' by Alderman Thos. Hyder. the of .Alderman was j asked hist nisht to use it's influence1 j to obtain for Denver the fight tor} the heavy weight championship be- tween Jiiiiies J.Jeffries and Jack John son. I Some Estimate Yields As High As Forty Bushels GRAND TRUNK GETS TERMINAL FACILITIES Toronto. Aug. (.'.rand Trunk- railway has completed nrrauK1 inputs with the Provincial. TeniiskaMiinj.' and Northern Ontario railway, under tt'hieh it will secure the of the lattvr'd terminal facilities at Xort'n SAID FATHER KILLED HIS MOTHER Startling Evidence At An Inquest In Lon- don, Ont. head s'rikinp a ston ,e-i twv hours. Inter. Death resuH- SUCCESSFUL SOUTHERN STUDENTS becoming more acute and the ranks of the strikers are considerably swell- t but the general strike called for today has not yet become entirely i effective. .Many organizations, al- i I though sympathising with the strik- ie.rs. hesitate to join them actively., The employes of the street car lines j -the c.al) drivers stopped work.! ami neither cabs nor street cars art; j available. The troops are protecting j gas works and the electric light- j ing plant. and this step has increas- ed tho workmen whose JoaUt-rs threat- j 'en to call out ihe men unless the j soldiers withdj-aw. 'The printers'! i union held a meeting today but re- j solved to postpone for the present! east from Lethbridge during the pres- j A .further report relative to candi- jany action- Thousands of people arc I ent year. I can assure you, however. dates who have passed in subjects not we will give the matter considera- j included in the" diploma tion when laying out our program or who have taken matriculation ex- for our 1910 work. --animations Yours truly, ,'days. with a view of tial banking offic a. -The price of the iade public. Clares-holm, Alta., Aug. J BAD STORM IN ONTARIO London, Ont.. Aug. citizens of Claresholnr. and district! Toronto, Aug. storm did great: into the death of AFrs. James C. a holiday today to attend the damage in Middlesex and Elgin conn-! Jenkins, of London township, opened annual exhibition of Claresholm ti..-s today. A large number of barns i last night before Coroner Ferguson. 'Special to The Herald) Kdmon-ton. Aug. successful CONVENTION IS TO OPEN TOMORROW I hardly expect we w-ill do any- i candidates in Standard VII and thing towards constructing the j Standard VIH. have been announced. will be issued in a few W. WI-1YTE. ]JETH.BJilDUJ-: Standard Second Vice-President. I JDunsworth. Clona Frame, Wm. E.; Mr. Whyte's letter will be acknow- j Hamilton. Harold Harding, Percy; j lodged and he. will be invited to come jMcCulloch, Robert Raley, Willi-am to the city to be shown over the B. Price, of Stavely. I just beliind the middle of .the three Bevond these stalls was a. cently from government-- stores. 1 strike leaders claim that the end the staliion was Another Bank i May Open Here -jiiie. Standard Au-gus- la Patterson. Winnifred. Standard .1. Ward, of Toronto, j Wm. J. will be unable to address tiie Cacad-j Standai'd ian Club. He was seen by W. A. 'more, John; Coombs, Mark V.: El- Buchanan, president of the club Mattie A-: Spencer, board the eastbound train last night j Thorpe, Wm. H. and stated that he had been summon, j RAYMOND Standard ed to Toronto to attend a special j Boyson, Mary; Davis, Leah; meeting of the council on Monday i Dudley, T-farrieT. Lang, Melvin T.; next to deal with an important mat- jQstlund. Clarence Recld, Laura ter, and as a result he was compell- 'Taylor, Margaret. ed if) cancel all engagements made '__________________ in the west. UNIQUE GIFTS OZAR CAME ASHORE -Nairobi, British East Africa. Aug. i t-he movement, tliar. post, telegraph and telephone em- ploys.'fs and the printers will by time have joined. Exhibit At the Farming Congress At iht- meeting of the council of the Board of Trade yesterday W. H. .Kairficl'l -bi-ougJR up the matter of .si-riding an exhibit to the Dry Farm- vs Nicholas Roosevelt and his son ing Congress at Billings, Mont., this to' KiiJe Kd-'' oi honor at a public! fall, lie tlu.- tin Yacht first ill-inlay. Kiiwaru. visiiei.1 t Osbonie. Their O cldriei! brousrli.'tni. ciistnc-t this fifti-moon for i time sinev his ;iiul in ciijnpa.'iy with King unvol ?t.-nio7i :it drove in a WILL LAY CORNERSTONE Nairobi, British Knst Afric.-i, Aug. "Roo.-nvelt, and his ?on Kennit loft here tovlny for Kij.-ibe on the railroad line where the former will lay tht..- foundation stone of a new mission church. From Kija.be they will s'o TO Naivaslia. banquet in .Nairobi tonight. Freti- crick J. Jackson, governor of Brit- 1 ish Africa, presided and 150 persons sat ciown. Addresses and jgood will were exchanged and aa ad- i dress was presented the ex-president of the United States, enclosed in a section of an elephant's tusk, mount- ivrd in silver with silver chain and at Seattle. i tobacco box made of the hoof of a state-d that the 1 rhinoceros, silver mounted. The intent could not see the railroad, opened at 3 p.m. Thursday 1're- inier. Rutherford. During its which will continue Thursday even- ing Friday afternoon and even- ing, addresses will ,be given by i-ro- minent irrigation experts, including J. Camplin, of Egypt.-; Mr. Shedd, of AsbJand, N'eb.: Prof. Campbell, of the forestry branch of the depart- ment of the interior Mr. W. H. (Dry Farming) Campbell Mr. J. S- Dennis, 01 t.he ('anudian Pacific Irri- gation Co.; Prof. Fairfield, of the Kxpflriinental Farm, and others. Resolutions will Ix1 jiresentt-f! for discussion and the opportunity will be given for the asking of any ques- tion concerning irrigation. The meet- ings wiU be held, in St. August-ins parish hall on Ford strr-et, am! any Inquiries at Stavely resulted in being identified as the man. Price i bOX stall in had had a homestead near Stavely, ikept, and the door o-f this was open- but recently had sold it and gone away. He had" been in Lethbridge for some time and had been drinking hard. Last Monday when he was on. the verge of delirium treraens he was in- duced to go and work for a farmer MONTHS cutting bay. When he was found this j KH. Aug. John-1 Doming he bad evidently been dead j j A Qf Wimipegr who wns tod.y to five jabout fiftecn or sixtoen acttog at present -us inspector ol i months' by Judge I m 'western branches for the Bank of To- for stubbing' Clucora ri is in the citv todav- Asked as iacc was aJ] covered with blood b'ut i J to the probability of his .bank open- there were no wounds and the ing up a branch here, Mr. Woods saw! I had evidently come irom his nose. iU- i. i _. ithat nothing had been done 11 The deceased was a fine big voung i KaH IV Hllft i i- ,1 tbat vet and they had no branches UQV41V I.XU1 V man, awav over six lest hiffh and! TT .4.. J _ in Alberta- He was not m a position built in proportion. He urns about i wuW thirty years of age. The body is QOt up a branch faere. ins: held at tho undertaking parlors JJ.r. was m the city-he j was looking over a location or two that would be suitable for tempor- ary banking offices. in July. Man Hurt Near Cow leyi or consequence, very great would get showing that there interest" taken in these conventions, interested in irrigation is cor- and that the people whom we want i dially invited to attend them. to enlighten regarding this district would be those attending -these exhi- bitions. He thought it more import- i vation train, which will leave the to have tin exhibit placed here station with the members of the con- On Friday morning the Board of 'rade have engaged a special obser- t'owley, Aug. man, S. A. Brown, employee! on a derrick on the farm of 1'ho.s. Troclale near here, had ii narrow escape from Heath yester- day. One guy of the derrick broke und the cable fell, and a young lad became- entangled in it. Brown rush- ed to his assistance and extricated the lad, but in doing so was caught in the cable himself. The cable wound around him and the derrick until coroner is communicator! vrith Coronor TTiginbotham being nut of ritv. FARMER SUFFERS HEAVY LOSS Aneaster. Om., Aug. house of A. Smith, a farm- er, lu-ar Ancastor, was siwrck by lighiFiing yesterday 'Ami ronipletirly Smith and the members of his WORK ON G. P-. Genera! Manager Satisfied with Pro- gress of Construction Ottawa, Ont.. Aug. Chamberlihi general manager of the family had barely time to get out G-rand Trunk pacific, is here on his fell over and he was left hanging in j of nouse. The five spread to the %vay to Winnipeg. While here he Mr. also vonlion at 9.30. A run will be made. j over tho Dig bridge: then to the Ex- of a rhinoceros, silver and i assist in the matter in view a bufTalo head were given him. 'fact that it sent an exhibit 01 to To Coal Mines C. S. Morse, of Calgary, travelling Grand Trunk j agent fer the C. P. R.. is in j attle. i G. M. Hatch reported that he and Mr. Fairiield had already interviewed P. L. Xaismith.: manager of the A. jR. I. regarding the securing of a. special car and a special rate for exhibit. >fessrs. Hatch. Fairfield and the j i secretary were appointed a commit- tee to keep in touch with the situa- j tion. ascertain the cost of placing an G. T. OFFICIALS ON WAY WEST Montreal. Grand -left this morning on a trip of inspection the Grand Trunk an Westetrn. Thev will continue. f v...... j journev to Seattle. Victoria. C3ty hlS W at and to anrf Prino, Rupert, returning on few miles oi at the next meeting. rhe G-rand Trunk Pacific from Ed-j the city and which was formerly' nionton 'to Fort William. i known as Woodpecker. Mr. Morse 2 was down there looking into the TREAT ORES BY ELECTRICITY i mattei. of a of several coal Aucr. of I ft-ir- oTMlr- t-fSLCK dear to Farm, then to the TV'hit- ney farm, where a picnic luncheon Iwill be served, returning to tho city I at 1 p.m. I Members of the Board of Trade are 1 especially requested to turn out on i Friday morning and make this trip. i The sessions of the convention, con- j tinue in the hall Friday afternoon jand evening. Ottawa. the Mines Branch of the Government i will in a ftw days issue a repor" j favf.ring encouragement of th nji'iit oi ores by olectricit.yjn n resuli o; observations ;ind flsi'wheiH. tresl-; companies thsre for a spur down a coulee along which their mines -are situated. The mines are the Bullock, Independent, and the Alberta Consolidated Company's mines, the Central and Scran-ton. The Star and Monarch mines are near by. At present those that are shipping are hauling the coal to the Aug. Government ,ine to the gmvel pit from Kl- today issued an official announce-1 tOn'siding. The spur if built "would im-iit savins: the crisis in Spain about three miles long and it is MINISTER EXONERATED Hamilton. Aug. Ham- ilton Presbytery exonerated the Key. F. Harper from the eharcrea "f immorality in ccinnection with a wmnati who nursed him through ;t7i illness. "x- OPPOSED TO A VOLUNTEER FORCE FIRE INSURANCE MAN SAYS IT WOULD BE A RETROGRADE CER- TAiN BUILDINGS ;mid-air. The only other person on the scene, a young man of 16, had horses wer. presence of mind euough attach, a j "Tiger; team to the derrick and pull it j I position in order to bring Brown to! again. After doing this he had i a heavy job 'releasing Brown from j cable. Brown was rushed into j i Cowley and a doctor from Lundbreck i ;summoned. Tt was found that the: man's Iw was broken in four places j and there was danger of him losing j the limb- After telephoning to all j the hospitals in the south it was found thai all were tilled Iriving shed, the stables and four woi.j. on the various sections burned- to death and sev-: O1- transcontinental was -being- ngs oestroyed. The j rapidly pushed forward. On the'Laaiii" ma into several thousands jjjne the tracks are now laid to with-- dollars with little insuranct One Man Dead In G.T.P. Wreck I in forty miles west of Twenty-three stations are being erect od and the roundhouses and were already built at Edmonton. Al- ready fully one hundred miles graded in the mountain section from the west end, he said. means they are letting work on 139 miles more o-f that section -and ably a hundred miles at the end. and the i Melville. Sask., Aug. -.-Engineer Up tm nQU. IabQr has been unfortunate man had to be sent to Brown at the hospital :bnt at prosent haVt, gofte Caloarv to have his injuries examin- liere tonight and Fireman Cadden is work the hurves; fields. H; es. jed by a surgeon-NyBrown oime here spring severe scald as-the re- the work would he almost 1 iron) Red Deer and had only been at work a few days. jsult of the derailment of an east- boun'd mixed train the Grand paralyzed until harvest operations over. The farms in some places CATHEDRAL AT PORT ARTHUR Puri Arthur. Aug. Roman Trunk Pacific Kailway on the west offcring as h-gh day switch near Jasmin, Sask. The cause of the accident is not board. He said settlers were simply pouring in all along the line, a vast of whom are Air.oricans, yet known. jThe two men were conveyed to the Catholics have planned ;s new cath- imijonrv "hospital, Brown sufTenng trom severe vimniv started eariv next vear, i ,1 goo-a oi r j scalp wounds and a broken arm, and to be purchased ihiriugir, ,j ,11 Cadden badly on various tall and winter. partg of thft bodv and The to b the ini.-fcTi: (-.niiiinj VOTING ON SUNDAY STREET CARS CRISIS IN SPAIN OVER Madrid. New Stockyards Finest In West now at, an end and is trarqrnl from the Medittcrranean. that The country intimated that the tonnage of coal of Biscap hauled the beginning would be A certain relax-jabout tons. WiJliam -Joo.st, of Seattle, inspector for the I-'aciiic Coast Fire Insurance Co. for Alberta and Saskatchewan, was in the cit.y yesterday and today. He had gone over .the city quite care- fully, looking .into the matters per- taining to the interests of the com- pany. t-h'.- Herald he that, the conditions relating to restaur- Two Drowned i system had been too much for him In Far North'and ho a of c-aeh. thi- oan- of proper aeenoir-s. IT. C. McMnllen. !ive stock inspect- or for the C. P. R.. was in the city lost night in connection with some shipments of cattle. Jle says that.ants, lodging places and laundries, tho shipments this year not be j are the worst he ever saw from the as heavy as they were last year and Re says that the in- t'hev will continue to be light for .should have tbe power to. few years until the farmers start j condemn such buildings and prevent i-nisin.cC4it.tle. when they will bo'their being used for such purposes, heavier than ever. Tn tho meantime j lie had a conversation with Aid. the big ranches aro boing broken up! Hatch, who is chairman of the firn and the'supply is short. I committee of the city council, and Mr. MoMullen is much pleased with} as a rcsnli will make a recommenda- tfie new built here. He j tion to tho Underwriters' association! says they the finest and most up- I that they submit to the council a j to-riato in the west. The C. P. R. j report on these matters. built four new yaixis this year but i Mr. .Joost does not favor a volwn- Athabasca Landing, Aug. of a double drowning in which two members of Count Alfred Von Ham- i merstein's party, R. Voiksovsky and fjd. Tjafrance, lost their lives, runn- i ing the Grand Rapids, was j oitv. today -ind the R.ST.W.M.F. left at j V once to obtaiu fuller particulars and if possible recover the bodies. i "'it'- on Hammers t em nairaculpusly es-i capetl death by clinging to a dry w boulder in mid river until help ar- rived. .Details of the accident are lacking, but experienced river men C. P. R. FIREMAN'S DEATH Herbert O. Hopkins Is a Vieiirri Typhoid Fever Y of Ihis the omo He was twenty-four old. He earn" here from Birmingham, Kncr- l.'ind, live or apo nntl Calgary, Aug. ylaqiscite vote for the running of Sunday street cars will be taken foday. The quali- fications for voters are "every per- son assessed worth of real es- tate." It is expected that the by- law will carry. In Hillhurst the Citizens' League has declared it.seh' against the by- law, run) ii. m.iy he defeated in that quarter of tho city. Reiigious or- gunixatioKs are not making any or- ganized attack on it. and many -r.-'nhiy afternoon the death of Herbert. Hopkins of a locomotive lirein.-ui R. He hiui been ili for witli typhoid fever. only four mouths. lo ,-.lVO, at Ieast aYmited beinp a daufrhte.r of S. M. Brooks Sunday service. lias a jfton- in tho North Ward. T, Dean l aget ndvjsed his congrega- tion last Sunday to vote for it. He regards it as the poor man's only means of transit to go to church, or under I ter shods, four l hore is the best of the lot. yards room for fiftjci There are five loading chutes and swamped by striking'a boulder. The tecr fire and Thinks (hat a stop from having a full paid brigade to. having- pnrt a volunteer is a retro j rapids are 93 miles in length, and gnde step. Ten paid mew are nonn throughout entire distance the too many for a city such as this. believe the craft in which the i b.v those who; tf) fpiends Jn pfljts knew him. The funeral will t.ako party was traversing the rapids was place tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon .city. If recreation is proper for it.'s fitting for the poor river is a wild and raging torrent. inK thf> a- three o'clock from the English hc reasons; church. Rev. J. S. conduct-1 thinks the by-law ought to win. aad that it. will win. ;