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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL. I 7H U RSOAY, AUOUST fi, 1908. N O 200. SOUND OF HAMMER AND SAW HEARD OVER CITY-r SPIRIT OF HEROISM AMSONG reOPLE WANTTHEMTO VISIT THIS (From Our Correspondent.) Fernie, Aug. Fernie of last. Saturday, and. Sunday is rapidly transformed into the Fernie of years ago when it: was a ffame shack town. frame storehouses and people are putting up shacks to take the place of thy tents ,or to allow them to va. cate the coke ovens of the Crow's Nest Pass Coinpany.'s. office. Frouj the very :iirst the afflicted city was well organized; As as. thi had. spent themselves in the, city and were rushing'farther up the Pass, Mayor Tuttle called a meet- i ng of th c council' and citizens and a complete organization 'effected. Committees -.to take charge trans- portation, tents and bread, were named aud-all got into line behind the" Mayoc'K un- tiring and leaderahipV No sleep was there for these urday night a few-shori hours of; respite gave, relief to tiret bodies and weary night. On Monday morning when Hit1 Her aid correspondent' arrived ..on scene everything was in finevruhrtiiij order.' Cranbrook. containing :a huiriber'.spf stovest will pipes and as well as pro vis Canada -Whole ing. The' authorities will, care for their "own but, they 'will "not the generosity of their sister cities the parasitic buios .in ;'lb'e country. he" outside, cities were good; Board of Trade hntes Ir- rigatkm Convention Watering Tree? On S5atvirday night Mayor Tuttle tel- graphed'his appeal rciiOt and in a few hours relief was on the way rorn; Nelson, Medicine Hat, Calgary and intervening points. The leighboring city of Cranbrook open. ad ifsXioors as wide as its heart. It ook in tvo thousand '.of the home- ess people and sent two carloads" of provisions and clothing for, those, re. As. the people of Fernie m. ir i dark and nothing can bo given out. Montreal, Quo., Aug. Mon- j treal Witness speaking of the C.P.R. j (Continued on Back FIGURING UP FIRE LOSSES FIRE AT GAINSBORO, SASK. Gfiinsboro, Sask., Aug. broke out early this morning ir Les.. lie's general store and sproad to Glas.. Fernie, Aug.. 6. Rough estimates of Opera House the lossos sustainwl in tho fire art: T. W. Quail made, the insurance undjrwrit- not hnving made any official Forester's Mill, Sparwood L. scr's store, carriage shop and j statements. As nearly as can as. Bmck's mill ling which were completely certained tlie lossos meet tru- party ;it Vi-cipn. Mont. ed. Tne ioss is about tmny tnousana excursion is good thhrty days. dollars. Insurance small. quite seriously ill with intestinal Fernie sufferers, trouble nt Baltimore. BODIES OF TWO LUMBERMEN ARE MISSING Elk Lumber Co., mills. ,000.000 feet lumber, limits and camp, about Cedar Valley Lumber Mills Lumber Co. (Mac_ dougall's mills Pacific Railway 1 Northern Railwav public hoapi- from the river and it is supposed that they must have been burned sr. oniS tn tho search partv.of Elk Lumber Co. cm.! while roakinsr an nttempt to reach (Special to the Herald) Fernie, B. C.. Aug. large Tho American National Red Cross It is officially announced that the-. has given to assist the Fernie control ol the Toronto News has passed from the hands of J. W. Fln.- sufferers. The Ogilvio Milling Co. offer to velle to a company, of which tlu; contribute A carload of flour or editor, J. S. Willison, is president. to the Ferine sufferers. ploycf-s was formed yesterday with Constable Chas. Bulger in charge to search the woods for the missing men. Frank .Shaw and Alex Borben could notv be found. These were working a mile! A great d'al of looting is Yr-sterday a Jap was found helping belongings and was arrested. An im. trial was at once held and the magistrates sentence was six Crow's Xest Pass Coal Co. months with hard The verdict Fort Steele Brewc-ry was read with cheers from the crowds assemhi' d and within fifteen minuies the unfortunate min was on his way to the eaof. The Trites-Wood Company with characteristic energy were the first merchants open, for business after the awful conflagration. A. Macdonald Co, 'I'.riiirs.Wtnni Co. F'-rnio Dmg Co. P. Burns Co. Miners' Hall, under stnietion Posi Office, just complotfd Court House t Besides _fiv-e churches, Ischonl (newly two I t.ils, jail, twelve hotels, from to each. 175.000! Three banks. Commerce, Hamilton i and Home. Two wholesale liquor stores. 500.000 j Three, printing offices. 600.0001 Between seven and eight hundred ivsidencrs of various values. 150.000! The total will probably reach tween find ortA The statotnent of insurance car. 20.000; ried has not bsen issued officially and J tho, amount of the smaller policies I will probably not be reported. The Elk LumbT-r Co. 000; had just taken off (Continued on Back ;