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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta CETHBRIDGI, weEKtir HERALD I the blood anci buiis ud all t tea stJJ.'.i. Cholera C-f tiiO liowfis. new and un- T.'iitr nno tiHST. St. Paul Road Has Built One Bridge to Every Mile of Track Line Crosses Musselshell River One Hundred and Seventeen Times of Fergus. On the .north side, and of crop euHulnoiis lu j a separate tender will be required for f never failto keep i counties. The .stretch J the county of Yellowstone on the istrict. Everything is looking j fruit and ice cream and anotaer for j in the house." j referred to is 113 miles in length j south side oi the river, 13.7 times. 1 and in 'travelling' over this section passing thereby into Fergus county (From Thursday's Daily.} Uev. M. J. Connor, Warner, was In j ing that and ia convert lion with the Herald he gave a glow- ing account that di fine.. An elevator is needed -nilsoft drinks and cigars, this point and the farmers are R> Lewis, manager of a travelling ions that it should be built rcstaurant was awarded restaurant celve this year's crop. j privileges for He also paid H. A. Suggitt reports that pravtift- j joy ror a snake'booth ally all the winter wheat in the Cr.-tl j Benders were received from the Ci- dale district has been cut and Band and from the Lethbridge the spring wheat is coming Concert Band. Deciding which to ac- spls-ndidly and the harvesting of it j cept was tke most difficult item of will start in two weeks. Oats are be-; blislnegs or- evening. The Citi- J stating he would supply judges for _ i countered by passengers who, wdhin tween Yellowstone and Fergus cour horses, cattle, sheep and swine. The i know 1 a iew mouths, will be able to take says tfce report. "Continuia secretary, was instructed to write ask 1L.- a passage for the eastern citivs over in a generally easterly direction i Great Falls. July of thejgus county. "The line enters the ost remarkable stretches of rail- state and passes easterly through road track ia the world will be en- Custer the county line be- coun- Continuing it crosses the i-Vlusselshell River, which tho dividing line between the Where Shaking is Respectable A Draft dune, with nc other OMhtuict, it to ouercotrtt the dust In shaking time. Only surplus dMtt rlttt itself above fee. Great Mis dttctndt into auk-fit, Had unless legltl- mttt ovtlst Is therein provided, dust mill through tlltt (tad Into In "Sunshine" Furnace the legitimate dust outlet is pro- 'jided. It's a great big dust- pipe running straight from ash-pit to dome, thence to chimney. When big pipe damper is opened, all dust in ash-pit ascends to dome; then, when drafts are opened, dust passes up chimney. BAD STORM IN Stoughton, July 2S.; Ate: I llie passenger'will go from Fergus in- to Yellowstone counties a9 times and i return into Fergus county 58 times will thus have line separating 7 times. When it1 is considered that the line which separates the two political divisions during the ride. H i crossed the county f he two counties 11 giiming to tern. One or two elevat-izens band ?100 for the two af. rible storm of hail, wind and rain is. nothing more nor Musseishell 'River less than the will ors are badly needed at Coaldale, the j ternoons. They" would' >Jieir j visiwd this auu district even )uorc remarkable. For cae smaU one there now being vfcol- transportation, play when call-; afternoon. As 'far as the -.own itseu j crossinff Qf the line there is a ly inadequate to handle the amount upon and muster 20 strong in un-! is concerned the only damage wr- of grain to be marketed there. Threshing in the Lethbridge tract will commence in the. course ofj tionSi It would provide 14. men but J with barus and i.. r f i-a-nAor- the demolition .of the -fair ground pa- j norm. ihe Concert Band s tender i constructed m was for under the'same condi- j lace.- Two miles north the havoc j 11? bridtres llave been ten days or "two weeks. has no uniforms. After much discus- Ision the Concert Band's tender was and a strip seven miles wide hailed out completely. Oscar a distauce of 115 miles. This is an average of more 59 times and from Fergus county in- to Yellowstone county 58 times. The report shows further that the road has a total of 17-t.GS miles of roadway in the miles of siding. state, with .14.90 This length of rail j Always the ttean and quick dust route in via grate, to pan, to dust pipe, to dome, to chimney, to open air LONDON TORONTO MONTREAL WINNIPEG Write to us for "Sunshine" testimonials received from your own townspeople. VANCOUVER HAMILTON CALGARY is divided between four counties as follows: Custer, roadway 78.20, -side. j The' McKeOwn-Hick Co., Lethbridge, Aita track 7. -1-7; Mea'g-her, roadway 26.07. j sidetrack, 1.2S; Yellowstone, road- 30.41. ij.10; i-oadway -10, sidetrack 3.03. up Sixteen-JMile canyon in lleagher and Fergus counties the railroad has been constructed, and crosses the than one bridge to every mile, and creek more times if possible, than the 117 separate opportunities for the old road. The Montana railroad for- despondeut passenger desiring to.coin medy held the record for the num- MEDAL FOR SOLD 1ERS accepted. Hamilton, July is said! iiere that a special Tercentenary med- Grain al is to be struck for the troops par- ticipating in the Quebec celebration {Roots and Tuii, i her of bridges in a given stretcli and that every soldier present receive one. Ashcroft and Keffer. i Fresh Newton Colpman. CARD OF THANKS Mr. and Mrs. C- Ekeberg wish House Plants a.nd Cut- j and shows the amount of track it miles the Milwaukee holds the world's The Howard Mill was blown down j hati On 1 which will be sub- record for bridges. The bridges i md and CarS were ditchetl two miles to taxation this year. The re- been-constructed in Aich great num-j j of Howard. j port indicates the point where" f the bers in order to follow an air line, as j Creelman, -July bad road enters the state, and follows nearly as possible, and also to Council Publicity Commissioner Reports or Comniattees (From Thursday's Daily.) to G H Johnston "Mrs E V Hi "in.-' storm passed over this district this'the course of its line through Fer-, in ate grades to some extent. I afternoon. It wrecked Merely-.Wil- son's house and barn and two horses were killed in the barn. The "Wilson i familv were hurt but not seriouslv. express their sincere thanks to the j be appointed, neighbors.-and other friends who j Dairy Cox and; showed such kindly sympathy Van Home. rendered so 'much help to them dnr-1 Eggs, and Dressed buildings have b-an wrecked j and others damaged. ing the illness and after the death of Messrs. Cox, and Van Home. ibeir little girl. 1 Domestic Oliver, Mrs. I Humphries. j Ladies Mcleay, Mrs.' Kirkhain. j Whitney, Hem- j ehyck, Hutton. I. tine Educational and Natura.1 "j i D- Higinboth.ana, Bcv.-j A. M. Goi-don. Rev. Mr. Chivers. Sherlock. j The Experimental Farm will be RUN Toronto, July K. today stated that if Mr. lylesworth runs in Iforth York for the Commons "he -will oppose him. OF KNOX CHURCH (From Wednesday's Daily) I Should Lethbridge have a Publicity i man who Trould de- vote his entire "time to informing vis- itors about the resources oi this and gathering samples of Our .3. j grains and other products fo- display in a suitable building, probably on the square opposite the Lethbriclgc.- hotel, arid securing statistical inform- ation? All this and rfiuch more cc HEARST 13 CHAIRMAN Chicago, July Omvention of the Independence pai- ty today elected Wax E. ss tihainnan. HOME RULE IN INDIA Toronto, July oi IBombay.. is visiting Toronto for" the purpose of studying engineering works. In an interview he said In- xlia-was thoroughly in earnest in de- manding home rule. SELL THEM In agreement to the wishes oi. the I The building of the new Knox Church was first officially recogaiz- ed last .'night when, with' simple but i becoming eceremonies, the cornerstone t of the new structure was laid. It and rery fitting action farmers living north of the railroad I of to ask asked to make a special exhibit track around Coaldale.. the govern- which shall not be in competition for nieni telephone department has de- prizes with the other exhibits. to change trie proposed route A. E. Humphries is putting up a was south of the railroad track. special prize of S3 for the best cold j The condition attached is that there dinner for a working man. Another j be one subscriber for each mile from ijVIrs. McKillop, whose husband's our united worship in this house we cupiecl attewtion of the Council may realize more and more fully that j of the Board cf Trade at a meeting that the great- and blessed bond of j The matter of a Publicity Crcmnis- union is our Lord Jesus Christ. eame up through a ccminuni On bur past history as a congrega-i cation from Frank J. s'ug- tion we need not dwell. It is famil- gesting need of such an official iar. Some remember the brief min- and pointing out the work he would istry of Mr. Eobertson 'and Mr. Mac 1 be supposed to handle. Mi. Me name is lorever indissolubly con-ikenzie. Nearly ail of u? -remember t Keown, who has had a wide.-exper- ening-. nected with Knox Church, to perform j gratefully the long and devoted rain- the ceremony. Eev. A. M. the minister of the church, at a little after eight ienc? in newspaper work and differ GANS AND NELSON TO FIGHT San Francisco, July Coffroth last night arranged for a forty-five round bout between Joe route will go from Lethbridge to the Experimental Farm on the south j concours then "cross to the north and stay monies by askinj the congreg Eio de Janario, July Instruc- (jan5 ancj Bat ding Nelson to 31V1C-. i-llCJJ. Wi VOi3 tJ.i _ on that side until it nearly reaches i to join in singing the old hymn Taber when it wUl cross into that "The Church's One Foundation, af- The changed route will be a which he led in tlie great benefit to the-Tare number ofJLord's Prayer. After stating that Dr. w I lions have been forwarded to the Bra- 3dlian consul at London to declare again that none of the three battle- ships of the Dreadnaught type .now "being constructed for Brazil in Eng- land are for sale. AMNESTY FOR ARMENIANS New York, July Sultan of Turkey through the Turkish consul general in this city Munki Bey today proclaimed a general amnesty to all political fugitives regardless of race in this country. This Armenians and others in the United States. TO NOTIFY BRYAN Montgomery, Ala., July gressman Henry D. Clayton who was of the Democratic Nation- al Convention at- Denver today in- nonnced that the committee on noti- fication of Mr. Bryan would meet at Lincoln, Neb., at noon August 12th and that Mr. Bryan would be form- ally notified of 3iis nomination dur- ing the afternoon of that- day. Oiawa, July eighteen months from July 1, 1906, to Decem- ber 31, 1907, aliens were natur- alized in Canada. Of these were iron- the United States Rus- sians, 386 Japanese and 233 Chinese. Since the act came into force six years ago. aliens have naturalised. been CASE AT CHATHAM Chatham, Out., July Kimball who is undor arrest for will not be released on bail until after the preliminary "hearing on Monday. WILL PLAY TECUMSEHS Toronto, July Westmin- ster Lacrosse. Club, champions of the world and conquerors of the Montreal Shamrocks will meet the Tftcumseh club of this city at Hanlan's Poir.t on Saturday afternoon in an exhibi- tion game. A monster crowd is ex- pected to witness the game as it is believed that the Tecnnnsohs will be sjext to challenge for the Minto Cup. take j farmers around Coaldale manv of place on the afternoon of September 9th at the Mission Street Pavilion, the scene of Gans defeat July 4th. Forfeits S'2.500 a side are to be! whom Uve in this city. Cannichael oi Winnipeg.. Dr. Mackay oi Vancouver, and Eev. J. A. Clark i of Caljrarv, to ?.-honi special invita- i c _ _ _ Death of Father of Dr. Mewburn FARM LABORERS COMING j I regrets, the pastor read the following statement, z. copy of which -was de- ist-ry of Mr. McKillop. His name will ent kinds cf publicity, offered to un ever be associated with the church i dertake the work of Publicity Com hsre, and not in Lethbridgr. only, but j missioner at a salary of a year. ered in assembling an exhibit frortr. this district the report suggested that- this year.'the board .get. to work early and gather samples from this sea- son's fine, crop. Later on in the even- ing the Council _ decided to act on this suggestion and appropriated for the purpose, the arrangements-. being left in Mr. Hatch's hands. The committee presented a finan- cial statement showing that the sou- venir pocket book, which "had been, the best advertising feature 'of the fair had cost for five thou- sand. The eight pages in the Fair- Souvenir with photographs had cost-" Then the expenses with lumber, making Doxes and other1 carpenter work, painting, the gather- ing of the exhibit and expense con- nected therewith, the salary and ex- penses of Messrs. Vrooman, Morris, and Hutton at the fair, the of Messrs. Hatch and Fairfield, in- cidental expenses at Calgary, express, telephone, etc., reached a little over- The committee was able to re- turn a balance of Mr. Hatch pointed out that all the labor in con- fought a good fight foes were i An official could devote all his time many. Whatever the Church has ac-Jto gathering information about our nection with the preparation, of the complished here is largely due to him i industrial and agricultural resources, exhibit had to be paid for. In small- and to those who stood with him j arranging exhibits of our products, shoulder to shoulder, and would not preparing literature for distribution give up. Together wth this .corner stone we lay in these walls a list of thp owce bearers oi Church, and this brief sketch of the Church's history. Toronto, July railway of j posited in the stone with issues M. Gordon, ncials are busy preparing for carry-1 current newspapers and other ing of farm laborers to the West this j things usual on such occasions. year. The first batch is likely to j "This day is an' high day in the an- il leave here in two -weeks. Eepons nais Of the Church in Lethbridge. We from different points in Ontario are have not yet reached the goal of encouraging so far as supplying of j from we have i made a good beginning ;and it means i much to" begin The laying oi farm laborers is concerned. QUEBEC IS QUiET Quebec, July Prince has ir stouts reminds us of the ,T. E. Lethbridge. MR. NAISMITH'S HARVEST (From Tuesday's Daily.) Cutting began at 'Mr. Naismith's farm yesterday with two seven-foot cutting Mr. Naismith has one hundred and twenty acres of beautiful winter wheat grown from Mr. Woolford's first premium Alberta Red of two years ago. The appear- way we have been led up to this pres- ent time, and bids us look forward to the day when we shall dedicate this building, finished and complete, to the worship oi God, and to the many (From Friday's Daily.) Dr. F. H. Mewbum received word yesterday of the death of his father j T. C. Mewburn, M. D., in Toronto. The doctor was ninety-two years of gone and with him departed all the age and was one of the oldest if not! floating citadel of the British fleet, the oldest practitioner in Canada, j Today the river looks empty and by having been actively engaged in prac- j night most of the visiting ships ex- tice for between sixty and seventy cept the two French battleships and years. The major part oi this time i one or two yachts will now remain. was spent at Niagara Falls, Ont. It j less than six years ago since he retired from active practice. He was twice in Lethbridge having spent several months here in 1339 and a short time aga'in the next year. He is well remembered by many of the peo- ple oi Lethbridge. Mrs. Mewburn died three years ago. Four of seven children survive, namely, Mrs. J. X. Gordon, of Balti- more, Mrs. J. Bonn, of Toronto, Dr. F, H. Mewburn of this city and Lloyd T. Mewburn of Calgary. The iriterrrnent will take place at the St. John Church cemetery, Stan- crops uniform and the color of the! er prosperity have come, xhe fac D, J. MacKay, J. D: Eig- ir.botham, G. H. Johnston. Board of E. U. Ky- lands, P. L. jSTaismnh, A. B. Stafford, H- Macbeth, C. V. Bennett, Hugh Other Members of the Building Henderson, E.Adams, B. Burnett. It is the unanimous wish of these, your representatives, that this corner stone should be laid by one long identified with the work of the happy services hope to hold with- {Church here On account oi her late in its walls. Some remember what- husband, our honoured minister, y be termed the "days of lor in this country a few years bring many changes, and one takes rank as an old timer, though he may have spent less than half a life time in the Wes1.. The old timers recall the pioneer days oi town and tion, the days of small things, the days of depression, when only the ventured to stay by the Thsy'lodk back, perhaps not without some regret, to the days when all the people in Lethbridge knew of courageous town. ance of the field speaks very distinct- each other, and were like members ly for the careful seed selection. The j one big family. But they do rejoice wheat plant is of great' vigor, the 1 that the clays of expansion red great- ford. A SMALL Package of Jell-O CENTS PER PACKAGE ripe grain, is ideal. The crops will run. from forty-two to forty-five bu- shels per acre. Mr. Naismith is stacking a fine lot of winter feed from his stand of alfalfa. There is a possibility that the hay will be used for larnb feeding this winter. The combining of fod- der growing and feeding with grain raising on the Xaismith place is a piece of model farming that would stand' imitation in the district. There are two hundred of land in the N'aismith property that arc not yut under crop. This part of the farm is to be devoted partly-to timothy and partly to blue joint hay. A large lake in this part of the place makes'it an ideal run for stock. whom we -would fain have among us today, for none would rejoice in the progress of this congregation more than he. and for her own sake, we ask Mrs. McKillop to do us the hon- our of laying this corner stone. Mrs. McKillop then came forward and before performing the act of the ceremony, expressed in a full clear voice, distinctly heard by all, her appreciation of the honor done her in bang asked to lay the corner stone of Knox Church. She prayed that 'God would bless and prosper the work of the church, and that they all might in a short time be per- mitted to meet at the opening cere- monies of the Church. After Wm. Oliver, the builder of the church, had arranged the stone properly, Mrs. McKillop took the oi our undertaking the building of this new church shows that God has prospered some of us, shows too that we have faith in the future of the town and country, faith in the fu- j dainty little trowel, put on the fm- of the Church in this land, faith ishing touches, and declared the in God to whose glory we build this church. We trust that this church may be a centre from which go-xl in- fluences may go out, through ..all this district, we trust that it may be a place of worship where all may that they are one in Christ. We coma from many quarters, some of us are pioneers, others havo joined us, as it seems, but yesterday. We need to be welded iruo a unity, fitted to- gether as living stones into one holy temple. Our prayer is that through stone well and truly laid. The service closed with the sing iug of "0 God Our Help in Ages after which a large portion of tho congregation adjourned to the lawn of Mr. E. U. Rylands to par- ticipate in a lawn social. Hero ice cream, cake and coffee were served and an impromptu programme of vocfil and instrumental music pro The-Lethbridge'Concert Bond g.-ivf excolknt music during the.- exercises. and entertaining persons, especially- newspaper writers, who are seeking 5.bout ihs and dis trict. While the necessity of such a man was expressed it was also felt that the Board -was not in a position to assume the obligation of a salary at the present time. The finance committee will deal with the matter and endeavor to devise ways and means and report to the next meeting of the Council. The committee having in hand the .entertainment of the Minnesota edi- tors reported through the very effi c-ient chairman. A. H. McKeown. Fully two hundred" persons were en- tertained' at dinner at the Experi mental Farm and the committee was able to report that the cost of the edibles and service per plate was only one dollar. The other expenses such as decorating, purchasing lumber for and making tables, printing, evening entertainment at the club, covey- ances, etc., cost 63 cents a head. The total expenditure was A hearty vote of thanks was extended to Mr. McKeown and his committee for their services and to the persons who placed their "automobiles and 6ther conveyances at the disposal of the committee. Geo. M. Hatch, reported for the Calgary Fair committee. The report said that the exhibit excited the most favorable comment at Calgary and had done an unlimited amount of good in giving publicity to Leth- bridge. Tn one particular Lethbridge unique and that was in its ex- hibit of strawberries and alfalfa. Af er places. nearly all the work was- voluntary but in the larger cities this could not be expected. The report- was- adopted and Mr- Hatch and his committee, especially Mr. Fairfield, were given the hearty- thanks of the council. At the suggestion of Mr. BarfordT the Council decided to draw the at- tention of Mr. Simmons to the con- dition of the road on the other side- of the river leading to the bridge. Correspondence between the Mac- leod Board of Trade and the Deputy- Minister of Agriculture' in regard to" the reflections cast' on the south: country in a circular issued by the- latter gentleman was submitted. "What is your pleasure in this mat- asked Mr. Barford who was n. the chair. "The-only thing we can do said Mr. Nourse, smiling, "is to try and get another man in Mr. Har- court's and the Council did' not disapprove of the suggestion. The Macleod Board will be inform- ed that the Cctli.bridge Board took the matter up with Mr. Harcourt had the last word with that gentle- man. Mr. Cunningham brought up the- question of hat-vest help and it was--; decided that as soon as a demand was made in the district for outside- help, the C. P. R. would be commun- icated with and asked to extend har- vest excursions to this point. Those present at the meeting were: Messrs. Barford, Nourse, Hatch, Ry- lands, Cunningham, Buchanan, An- derson, McKeown, members of trie- Council and P. Sick, J. T. Man war- ing, Julius Young and F. J. Me- ter outlining the difficulties encount- Keown. A PECULIAR DROWNING Winnipeg, July Rosen thai, aged J3 years, was drowned in the Assiniboine river at St. James ferry last evening. While driving with his sisters and brothers, the horse took fright, going down thi- steep hill to tho ferry and plunged into the river. The whole party were thrown into the water but- all were saved but Hyman who did not come to the surtace. Tlie horse was also drowned. JUDGE CASSEL'S INQUIRY Ottawa, July Cassels- will resume his enquiry into the marine department at Montreal on September 2. After examining all witnesses available at that he will proceed to Quebec and then to-- St. John, N. B. At these points, in addition to the officials of the de- partment contractors, provision nit-r- fihants and other people who had' dealings with the department will be- examined. ;