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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1909. NO. 199. EXECUTED ON THE STREETS OF PARIS BANK OF TORONTO WILL OPEN BRANCH The Bank of Toronto, has definiU'ly decided to open a branch here and have 'engaged an ofiiee in the Go.-Op. building, cornf-r of Red path and Crabb Sts. They expect to b'.1 ready for business about J.lie 15th of this month. A Man Beheaded In Public Drew Big Crowds sudden Paris, France. Aug announcement that a public behead- Ker ojinpany, with the exception of ing- would take place at 4..30 o'clock structures in Strathcona, BUYS ELEVATORS Calcary, Alt.-i.. Aujrupt JGth. :i week from next Monday, the Grain Com puny, with head- quaifds here, will assume coiitrol of all the elevators of the. Brackman- rli ALBERTA HAS THE BEST IRRIGATION LAWS Declaration Of J. S, Dennis At the Opening Of Western Canada Irrigation Convention This Morning WORK ON G. T. P. TO CALGARY Edmonton, Alta.v Aug. Work will be tomorrow upon the branch line of the G. T. P. south from Tofield towards Calgary. Tho con- tract has been sublet by J.D. MeArthur Co., to George H. Webster, who left for TonVld this eveninjr. I third annual 'convention of the j law has passed that is very sat- WesLern Canada "Irrigation Associa- i isf-actory. The discussion -helped vanced the subject of education, on iaulty law, settled many dillicul- BOX CARS ARE NEEDED IN WEST ties influenced a great -deal the on irriga- tion met in St. A'igustin's Parish B. C. very much in pass- Hall i his morning Delegates were ing the law. policy of the government present from Alberta and B. C. and Best Law Ever Passed jtion matters. Saskatchewan meeting prom- j Tn Alberta fortunately we arc not j If irrigation is going to do as he believes it is going to do, we should in' the Boulevard fronU this ing the Sant-e Prison, created a sen- sation in Paris, which has not seen an execution in fifteen years, im- mediately immense, crowds which were kept back by guards. Parisian sentiment long has been op- posed to public executions, for in the past they were accompanied by scandalous scenes of revelry. The victim was aged a butcher who in 190S his mother, and that not resulting in her death, finisher! the deed by strangulation. mo- tive was robbery. -The affair came oil on time. The victim was seized antl thrown under the knife- A Hash all was over. The crowd then without disorder. Kdmon ton and Calgary. The deal will the Alberta Grain Company nine more elevators at various points. JV-i.iue, Hobbema. Stony Plain. St. Albert, Fort Saskatchewan and I.amont. Heavy Fines At Owen Sound dent. ises to be one of considerable import- i confronted with conditions such as ance- I these, for we have without exception j look forward to this convention be- Shortly after ten o'clock the presi- the best relating to water ever ling the recognized medium between Ik-iinis. of Calgary, call-! During all the years the-law j people and governments. Irrigation ed the meeting to order. There was .has been in operation there has not I will -have much to do with the per- not. very much done at the a suit in the courts. jmanent improvement and prosperitv session. A creclentin! Irrigation is a new thing TO the 1 of tne country. This part of the Do- cluding Uarcourt. U. II. Rogers jjxjople coming to Western Canada as (minion is much in the eye of the and T. Galloway, was appointed, as j the settlers who are coming are from j people south of the line and many of was also a resolutions committee in- the non-irrigated regions of America, them are coming here. The move- eluding C. W. Peterson, John T. and Europe. TIall, It. U. P.riico, ft. .FT. Rogers and There are a lot, of small K. Bayntun. i relating to the use of water that ONTRACTS More Than Dread- noughts Said the Englishman President Dennis in.opening his a certain amount of trouble. It !dress said that he thought.such Portions get tojr.-tlvr in a con- address should be a small part, of .Vl'nUon -sill'b as this to a., ment of immigration to Western Can- ada has been to Alberta and it is go- ing westward to British Columbia, to which many are going now. The best 'work tho convention can do is to de- time and labor to the discus- Fin-s total- ithe convention and no formal understanding, the work of develop- .'sion of matters to irri address to offer, lie wisluvd to speak jme'1T- w'n not be retarded. He- hoped 'tioij few words as to the work such an !thax work of association much fo then FATAL RUNAWAY Wawan-csa. Aug. A Grainger, of ami hi- lcl I0ns ther. who lived at ainl who -was visit-ing in. the town, were driving along near Motlm-n their team and ran away. Dashing along thf: road, tlie tf-ani ran into-a fnrin at a cross- ing. Both men wf-rt" thrown from tin.- rig, ono. being killed outright nrul thp other 30 badly hurt that lit; is not expeett-d to recover. IJ Th.- subject of irrigation and irri- gation development has become -a very important matter in southern of Alberta, Saskatchewan and n-.ven Sound. .1 iing WL-IV collected to-LU.iv from three hotels ami one drug store, for selling liquor contrary- to the local association as the Western Canada j option as a result of a c-am- Irrigation Association can do. paiirn in Jnspector .John Ay- earst.. Du'ioan and nonald Mc- Queen, of i hi- liiinoni House, hiul two each asr-ainst I' A-I-JIV on British Columbia. Questions rel at in. U'ilkm.s of the Cent- j to the users of the water, those con- ra.1 House, anil his barkeeper were stmctinir and operating irrigation.! and on the first j systems and the general public who, charge on the second, benefit by the development, should VH? Thos.-ilar.ton. a druggist, pleaded !discussed. j guilty i.o two chart's and was as- Th'- law relating to the use of sessed on each. John Cyrget. -ter is the foundation of all irriga- which ultimately is to do so this part of the Dominion, .d -become ;i power ;Il the convention can disabuse the south of this village yesterday after- such as the National Irrigation Con- public mind of certain prejudices re- noo.n and totally destroved a large gross across the line, which has a-d- IT WILL GO FORTY A BUSHEL .gardiag irrigation, they will be doing" area of crop. A heavy wind accom- 'a share in the upbuilding of the paniod the -ha.i! and added to the de- country. struciion. Hail in large quantities .Mr. Dennis closed by thanking the stil] lies on lhe this morning convention for the honor conferred IU fifteen hours after upon him at the last, convention. Some of ths Delegates Among th.-delegates who had regis- tered were W. .J. TregiJIus. MONTREAL PAVING Montreal, Aug. actnjr for the Citizens Association and J. L. Perron, the Association's coun-; sel. have drawn np a petition for an j Ottawa, Aug. Chas. Mur- injunction t-o restrain the city frorn returned yesterday from, tne allowing the paving contract.-; says that the most striking ed yesterday to hisrh tenderers to belfoaturc of the Pra'rit' country is the fulfilled on the grounds of of fine school ity. Tlie petition was ready at -j; and the alienee of any o'clock today, but as Judge Davidson j question." did not sit this afternoon it will not: He general, sentiment for be filed in the practice court until iIow tariff ;uld Httle interest in the tomorrow. j imperial defence. One Westerner, an Englishman, said to him "We want box cars a good deal than we i want Dreadnoughts." While nt the coast Mr. Murpby said could descrover no great interest in the question of immigra- tion at present. Mr. .Murphy was greatly impressed .with Port Arthur and Fort William. Combined, they may become some ,day. in his opinion, the largest citv on tlu; continent. After dwelling up- on ihe enormous growth and develop- ment of the west., the secretary of state .paid high tribute to American Hail Plays Havoc In Sirat.hdair. .Man.. Aug. -A very 'vcro hail storm passed three miles j of the on oil' Iloii'L conrriliuted SKXl.inon work. J.t has been a big proh- Tlv- costs wen; lem in British Columbia, nnri as a i in eac.h cuse. result of this discussion at V-ernon a WALKED IN SLEEP IS NOW DEAD St. John, Aug. Xiehoismj. tift-oen. years old. plunged from the third story window in his room Halh la private, buurdiing liere toniglii and fell forty iVi.-t to the pavement bsilmv, -crushing his skull. He dii'U in a few minutes. Xicholsen was. a somnambulist, ;uul arose from his b.-d asleep. His mother heard a noise, in hi saddest of the inri-dent is that although everything done .for the invalid at the hospital which i was an American nx-dical skill coul.-l surest and faith- yind. is years of nursing' accomplish, rit a late hour anri was missed by on Tuesday Norman nai.-ie to thf ion- list of those- who have thr> dim here- after, eomin-u- without, any unnre pain. Hon. Mr. Oliver Is Coming West Ot-tawn. A up. Mosr.s. j (rrnhani and Oliver will sail from i Knglanvl for on Aug. 13. Mr.! Oliver will proceed west and if possi- j hh will visit t.lio Yukon and Seattle! f-x position. i Hon. Mr. Fisher, who left for the West a few days ago is to address meetings between Brandon and Cal- ?arj and will thon proceed to Ducks, B. C.. where he will be the g-uest o'f Senator Bostock. A v sprea. prime ave of genuine sorrow has beoi; this couimuni'y through erniinatjoi, of man in the, of life anr! who was known his frionrls as one of God'.s i, -ood iinfi hon- -animi-r noblesf h iost man. The deceased has- a hrot-b-r in To-! iedo. physician, but Httle else is known about, him or his circumptan- j ices. i HON- A- c- RUTHERFORD. Premier Alberta. Who Welcomed 'he Delesrates to the Irrigatior Convention to Albert-. iior them to provide a judge for the poultry. .Several parties wrote inquiring as to the -book'm..- at the fair, the secret a had already written :them saying that the directors were ;not soiling those Secretary .Stubbleiiel'd, of the Per- cheron Association; wrote calling- at- tention to an error in the list of .special prizes given by the associa- tion. Considerable discussion took place as to the best way to handle the advertising oa the race program. matter was 1'mally left with the Joint sports ami printing committees. The Good Co. got the privilege of using tin: refreshment booth grandstand and selling on. the 'grandstand. They paid S51 for pri'.ilege. One the nerve to bid Sl'J. 'i'ho. directors folt like rushing- to t.eii him that it was not, taken up as the strain of such a financial risk innst iicen heavy on the nerve of such a reckless bid- lier. Thrt-e booths on the hiivi. sold for each. There were no applications for tlic restaur- ant privileges, A mistake found in the prize: i-at Who Gave the Irrigation ;llan'1 in owr th- An Official Welcome to Lethbridgt tho message wa.s tak wrong and tho brigade wont to The n'-om the npnt iih; ad was f-ii! it iinn.issiblf cf t-hi- lire. lir strung and x< nearly possible tire '..M jn.-.n.- of After about -ir- tire was put out hut the men? was nearly full of water. It. i< not. known what start' fire ,.he 7'oom lockod in i far known no one had IX-TI it for Janitor KH criv f'-rtive electric wiring as hi.- action in proposing to cancel the fx.- einption granted the company. Mr. Greori said that the company had out- the agreement to the lot- t'.T and had some time ago received a iett'-r from Secretary-Treasurer Rob- ins'jn ,-aying- the. agreement had been carried out. The agrccracnt as in T'ie not call for the head office to be. in Lotfibridge but that the registered office is to be there. The company jp h'gistorod from All Ellison Milling Co. fiieqiK-s are payable at par in Leth- bri'.Ige and the statement made by an al'ienmm that, locai merchants have to pny exchrmgt; is not corrcwt. Many Lives May Be Lost Cape Town, V-ug. NO has .yet boon found of the missing British steamer Warutah, Shy left Port Na- tal .Inly Sho ha-d a passenger list of 300 persons. Cape Town. Aug. British tha: is f-jr storing onper-5, i possible oxplnn.ition. LORD NORTHCMFF T ropnctor of the L-.u.on who somntuno ago- took, .pb y hor limits m Nowiounaland. and -rgp pulp nulls. Bay. It is feared that the bc as ft BUTOber Ninc survivor been ian.dM oBd SJx hodics ;