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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL 11. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 1909. NO. 200. AGED MOTHER ON WITNESS STAND TO COAL CO. TENANTS i Sydney, N. S., Aug. 5.-foday Judge Finlayson delivered judgment iii one of the applications for ej-.'c.- i im-nt entered by the. Dominion Conl ;C-uinpiiny against twenty-eusit of their tenants. This particular apjMi- l cation -was dismissed on the tliat the defendant, Angus Young, illiterate and did not have V-e i read over to him. and signed under the impression that it was simi-lv 'n pay n-nt and not leased with tion s attached. Thaw Her When She Broke Down WANT WAGES RAISED Ont., Aug. local barbers have commenced an agita- tion to have the mininrum wages J from to pc-r week. Plains. N. Y- Aug. the Thaw case today Roger O'Maia, former chief of police in Pittsbxirg and for several years employed by j Thaw aa private detective was the j first witness. Ho was brought to the j front to confirm tho story of Thaw! on the witness stand yesterday, in! which he related mvestipitioris into j conduct of Whit--., whom he kill-' in relation to ch'-ru? girls of, Nvw He described one whom he said now is u promim-nt. MCtress, who cam.'.- Boston, vonns :ui4 win. fell into tht- wifcs of White. H> tuld oi WELCOME FROM CITY AND THE PROVINCE Premier Rutherford and Mayor Henderson Welcome Ir- rigation By Hon. F. J. Fulton and Others The third annual convention, of the ment rather tfcan the provincial. Western. Cajaada Irrigation Associa- AGED LADY MAY LOSE HER LIFE Hcwever. his government is giving tion was formally opeued yesterday more toancial support to the move- afternoon by the Hon. Dr. Rutfcer- J ford, Premier of Alberta, R. B. Ben- jnett of Caljtary occupying ttus chair. Mr. Bennett spoke 'briefly of tlio im- portance of such conventions on moulding Legislation and then intro- the, (Hi, Mrs. Potts Fell Fioni a Door- step-Quiet Wedding At Taber Mayor Henderson who in his usual affable manner extended to the various delegates thc freedom the 'tvreen city. Premier Rutherford, after exchang- ing some courtesies with Mr, Ben- nett, was- very cordial in his welcome on behalf of the province to those who were present from Saskatche- wan, British Columbia and the I'nit- ment and will continue to do so as it advances. He has great faith in the Possibilities of Irrigation and believes that it is the salvation Of large.areas in Western Canada. He thought the time would come when that -large semi-arid tract lying be- Calgary 'and Medicine Hat population ions -districts to dewl with claims for records, etc. From, the Department of the Interior The chairman, R. B. Bennett, then, called upoa R. N- Campbell, repre- senting the Department of the Inter- ior, to report on the of reso- lutions passed at former- conventions. }lr. Campbell spoke oi thc increas- ing interest taken by Hon. Frank Oliver in various irrigation schemes and spoke of his attitude to- j ward thc conventions- He always j welcomed suggestions an.i was ready to act on them. With remand to the water supply BARNWELL IS BOOMING Spur lines to the adjoining coal mines ore under way employing every i man and team available. Harvest began in earnest the be- i ginning this week arid' will be; pushed until completed. It will be, nearly double' oi any previous i harvest in the district. j The farmers hove been, extremely j ba-sy in weed cleaning during the j month of July and the district is in- a. vory favorable condition for good crop next year. j Building and other improvements i School opens Aug. 16th with a good j attendance in prospect. j SPRING HILL MINERS WILL STRIKE o f Company Kef 1 0 FROM KIMBALl TO MONTANA !od Suites. He spoke of th- suit- abilitv of Lethbridgc- as a place to four places which Whit.- had man-.-; i-ir ini'iionl purposes. One' A UK. ijuiut but pretty 101 mumul WuS here last ev- hokl such a convention. Me knew ot at ten o'clock when Mr. .1. T. .'no place in the west with such pros-, united in marriage to .'ports as The Tittsburg j in Maryland, thr other.-: hi V O'Mara who had investigated matters that Thaw's story; Jenkins was no hut thai 1. M ;K. .M.unro. The young couple were aad favorably known here, Mr. '-did minin Progress, .o b'-Ueve tlie accuracy The ceremony was i of the West, the City uf it is in such a splendid would support as dense !as any in the west. lie lauded the Dominion govern- Iment's action in connection with the matter of conservation of natural re- question the department are very! i sources and spoke particularly, with regard to the forest. Once more he exwndwl a hearty and guaying the i welcome to the dck'i'atvs from the ;crs- Ixj "Soo I [sister provinces an-r! to those from j The western district has been and arc waitinS gulating the timber licenses. The j living, made inquiries relative reservation in Cypress Hills will to the possibility of procuring men. Glace Bay, N. S., Aug. the temperature standing up to 86 all day in the shade little, business was done In the magistrates' court. A bunch of eleven were brought hi last night charged wit-fa, loitering on the streets. The judgment reserved by Judge Finlayson in the first eviction cases was delivered today in -favor of the tenants. The judge held that the men could not be dispossessed, with- out .thirty days' notice. Some of the remaining twenty-six may be tried, but they are the same as the first case tried, and will proba-bly be with- drawn. ir-e ice-1'resident Mct'ulioch. arrived from Spring Hiil last jain-hi. He suvs 1-iIU O more likely to il than a strike he snys never was then; a case where the men had. u more just reason to strike. The men want to strike at en- _ not as actively interested in irriga- tion as AJberi-a an-d British Colum- bia, yet there some irrigation pro will make their future home on thejtimate this year would be groom's farm north of the river. We He could hardly credit the reports he join with their manv friends in receiving with regard married 'number of steam plows at work ljje proviuce -two: the cities either or.which MAY MAKE FULL RESTITU I ION I v'l provmtK cjticn ui ,ijj Toronto, Aug. 'cfty a population than Columbia, thaukod the premier licitori C. :.C.. in large amount tui.s mo'rn'infr. JoliiV C. city. in the! A of tHc -pop- Hank oi fnniu-rly clerk who chefiiH'S and. who the ttfft guilty was Andfrson'.- r 'jtilfi- -bn'tln-'r fr-'Jii Castle wtT.. iii court it wns nimorod.. tJiat lull re.-iiluiiou would made V> all whom li- FOUR P- E. I. MEN DROWNED T V r Vti'r Four men were drowned in attempt- ,'c .occuo'ed ieyc-ning to an agwl n-sident of 'when Mrs. P-otts. '-who at i tinn- visiting daflghtor AvhiTc out the hack door of i-he house, fell her leg just sibove the knci-.' 'Moiiicnl nid was-smrirnonad ni once, hut the .ia-dy is nearly.eighty 01' uice. focr? ;ii'i? enter- tained for her recovery. Miss Stinvtt, who for some weeks ha.s been visiting her frierwl Miss Ful- ton here, has returned to resume her duties in Saskatchewan. estimat'ed the present ulation yt 300.000. Speaking of thy great itillux pop- ulation he thought the class of set- tlers we- tife getting arc highly de- sinihlf. the Ijiilk of they (fi-j from the 'British t-he Stales and here- In; took occasion to pay a tribute to t-hose who are -coming from across the southern i.oimdary. About one out of four. 01" our settlers .ire coming from the I'nite-.i States, anti the im- migration uf these Americans should not be He is a.skiHi as to the Invalty of these citi- The I-Ion. 3lr. Fulton on being ask- (l to respond on behalf of British and the maytir. fpr..thc reception ithat had nccoj-.-Jtxl delegates. He was glad, to no to. the growing inter- esr in HUH-tings. and went on to sl'i-ak value of Con nming as vt-ntions to a governmeuT. Isles in legisl.ition. lie then very brielly gi'.v.e ;i history of t.lu1 legisla- tion in his province on t-he question of irrigation, in the early days their w.vsteni wan very crude hut, to- day they are laying uhi; foundations oi over w.liich Fulton is very enthusiastic. What he. considers is1 the best feature of their act is the, appointment of a 'chief' water com- t-ural Soeiciv; D. J. Whitnev, W. 0.: -D Huiton. Leihbridw Agricultural So-i BOY LOST AT HAL.FAX Rev. A retunaed last mgnt Tv _ I irom a. dnvmg trip m the district ctety: C. K Couybeare. Leth-: Halifax. N. S., S.-Enrl Hines.i north of thc citv. A number of far- br.u-e Board of H. A. Susgitt. thl. s year old .son oi John Hino-simers have commenced cutting oats in G.-o. W. Green, Raymond ;j into thc woods ut Princess; the vicinity of and Sun- C. Rowl.-y, Calgary; Hendt-r-i Lodge, .six miles irom the city yester-; dial. day and up to midnight had not. been found. of police a nv! li.'ive been scouring the for tiiirtv hours. Sun, Lethbrid1-''-, Graei1. Mpiic-hie Hat, South Alherta Land Co.: H. Fairlield. Ltthbridge. Kxperimyutal Farm: G. 0. W. C. McKillican, Caljryn-, Guvi-rnineni, tfeed ni- jii .M.. K. Jvliaiiefip'jli.-. Minn..: P. JI. Sanders. Calgary; H. W. Lincoln, Neb.: H. J. Haffner. Vancouver.. G. H. Huiton, T.aeoMibf. H. II. Currie. of England, has purchaser! the bridge Market from John Scott. The latter will manage the business for 31 r. Currie. -ECUMSEH PLAYER HAS BEEN SUSPENDED Infernal Machine zens'and is proud to be able to say 'missioner 'for the province. There is that he finds them most loyal, not; an investigation cohimission. at work only to but also to the securing reliable 'data with re- irhc 'av-aiT- wTrc Hum'T' and J tones" "city, and; Dank-1 Mauley, of Tracadie." rairo Gallant-fea'ves ;ojer the sphere of the federal govern-i they will hold meetings in the va: nii-ntal Fann: J. C. Strung, Fast End. This morninir th Board of Trade ti'tok th.; ijN'legiiti'S chargr' irave them ;s trip' out on the liriuge aad thcnoe by train the 'Experi- mental i-.irni from tiierc to th-- beaiitiiul hoiiK'-'Of J. ivfn-sliments were >f-rx-i--d on tho lawn. -jt.fuller account will ap- Moutn-al. Aug. kyi Ions, the. Tecutnseh lacrosse Expr-ri-: xeaiu player, who kicked ;i member ot the Toronto u-am. in the face in the recent, match for the city .championship Toronto suspended for Ijiilance of William -Morgtoi was up before the magistrates this for creat- ins a disturbarire- was given monrhs aud will be deported' whcn hc ITuil struck two parts of Alberta yesterday. As -the train came Irom north it ran through, a hailstorm and another in the season at u meeting .of the National inoon at Canton. Both storms were union, held 'here tonight. quite heavy. E. A. Cunningham, managing- direc- Victoria. sensa- -.aiiceA.iat -tfey'-Vjctcri-i: Me.- :7E> PUGILIST ichmery tho -discovery j "Aug. i Qf j.nforna.] in at yeast tin, powder, autl diction of Agency at This.jBtfint.T; LESSER SLAVE LAKE Lands in Athabasca and Peace River Placed Under Juris- had arrested and -this morn.- inV Johnson paid a-fine-of and "costs. imonton, Aug. fration of thc land in the north country will be conducted in tho future from Lessor fSlaye' thy took off the top to of the sub-agoney into a full- flt-dgfd agency will very greatly fpcil- thf: settleraent. of the county. and' scatter the missiles. Thc was by maker- who jirnraculously the 'thing to ex- BAD STORM IfT WJN NIP EG Winnipeg, Aug.: t-hr- violent storms of I Th ency will have under it? cbri- fugilist Jack Johnson was anod yestcnlay for speeding autoicobwe on the. streets of..Toronto. Jobn C. Anderson, the young Bank of Mont-mil clerk, arrested in Van- couver charged 'with forging cheques in various parts of the world, was brought to Toronto._ He Has admit- "Tho "-Temperance people :Hamil- j a meeting to arrange for Cttmpiiigp to number, of licen- j -v from 65 to 50. T. T., Kinrade- will not resume -tho j position of tHe- Cannon School >at Hamilton.- A committee j BAQ STATE OF of thc'Board of .Education ed alt the other, teachers, but, Mr- Kin j Stf.eklK.lnV, did not apply rol all the lands in tho. coristitacn- TWO MEN GRAIN'CUTTING AT CARDSTON T, Th' tor, .of the Rogers Cunninghaxa Cp.. received a coramunacation ;i jitifcus morning from the Otis Staples fliA ljLumber. Company of Wycliffe, B. C., Vlty taoy were ia of i j I track men and asking If could be. i''" in this district. circus ot tnis" season i Commence Tn Week m tiic city, known ns Earnest Next r, i one. of the best.on the road- and ihd :-The .following players will represent the Ancient Order of in their important game with the Maple stroct Parade tnis afternoon- would cortjiinly. lead .-to that conclusion.' The parade'Was high class and varied and delighted the-crowds lininjr the! White Keur. il'inn., Aug. during which a posse Aug. of Lethbridge; but recently of the- Un- ion Bank, at Cardston, went to the Lakes wittj friends this week. -Mr. Clark I. Wyman, of Magrath. j Streets- The circus in Cal' yesterday and in t-he city; not arriving hfre -por- ;i Leafs on Monday in the Wright W4is in town purchasitig winter wheat for seeding his. f aria this m'oirtJx. Hiss Stella Efinmam is visiting cxchatt'god five hundred rev, rifle shots with Robert PohL aad j friends in Letfebridgc 'for a few who I Mr. A. Cazierx returnod from LetJi- it tonight. and another Charity Moodie, goal; iP. Wellington and R. Wilson, backs; Whitehead, Turner and E. Hooker. half-backs; Rudd, Doe, Bartholomew, Wallace and Goucher, forwards; Millan, Jiundlc, and son, reserves. '.The shield will in the Oddfellows Hall at the- cnd of the season. oi Athabasca and Peace River had. robbed tlw State Bank here to-i today. day. Pool was finally killed, but j Bishop'W. G; -Smitii returned from addition the acre son. 'and indeed, for many _ years'. jtract in British Cotombia, of which burst' oVi-r tho city at 4'o'clock Fort. St. John Us" .tho t.-rdrfy again at 8 Dominion govornmon clock v in-: Thvy j-vvr.- f jroni the British CdlumUnT "storms itiki; for an .hg. of startling 'vividness. whicn: purchasj-d until ho too had shot dead Ed j a month's visit to' Utah and Idaho i is ltho posse. P6hi. points todav.--Hc lavc been a for, tAat tings GoleVBrotiiefs have claimed to .have! Operations on the concrete work of thp-nnest-stable of horses on tho road Provincial jail arc starting to- .day. foreman 1VT. L.. Jordan went-- nlght with a gang of a cheque to the bank parly today and while thff cashier "as :PohJ, pro- spread Ipf Mr. Poh.1 was this out ,l "ff in from. M.Ik ;i just one. They arc a fine where they htlVe without fear tBe in abutments for tt new bridge.. ovcrasfton in Not': C, G. K. went to Waraer f Y V? i morajing- with a party of bunk t.hqse ibjs j officials, including C. JRov.-ley. s Af' at Calgary. T. M. Turnbull. Daniel Hiss I tents 'this morii-' manager at nnd J. P. Bell 3 formerly of Edmonton. Mr. M.-irtin had an inton-stinp trip. is n.s- in pursuit, r, jfftfmerly -in yards and it, K. .1. Wood the hiT rrturp to Edmonton, par-. Lord Beresforri accompany the members of the trio Legislature on their trip over the. Provincial go- vernment railway from North Bay to CochraiK in -September. Joton McWhirt'cr; --Wsr his suffocation in ft veil'on the farm of Nagle. fi-'c miles south of Drinkwater __________________''of Fort A'FFA'I RS 1 N SWEDEN N I Aug. -The sitn.iti'jii for.-res-appoint- j with -hrborconin'ct. j inicnsifiod ioday" thii dinployc'ij in the powt-r statitin, wbicii i which include''! T, '-It-ctric liirht-inc; had' johvd the As thc striker.-, have prvviMitM fn-rii BHndng .into city, have b-i-nui'-taikd. to country inspwtor. Winnipotr., T entries for j.ho exhibits at the Leth Bill." a Homing pigeon, Deliver, Colo. The bfrd rnade -f the Vourtoea hundred mile journey in 9 tfays, 9 hours. .Tames, aljns Howard; "iii f or stealing worrh jewefry shoP. was caught1 at. Jyew York .anfl will Wh? 'for Uw was there he ambushed. shoot ing him through the jienrt. After to. Tohl. and he .fell, Aldridgc took at thc home i inp and the thnusand-s the of Tater. J -p. K. .I? porformed the wremony. j_ Fa-r CQm- Pnly a few'-tttlrnlffe'Tnenas wero pro- j and hurn.-d to show proundfi; Coonff, Officc> 'sent hosWcs thc members of tho fain- many followers, but- it ,.ftmfttimwi! i t deluge .sometimes. TntSwding Anderson ,win. ce-, elephants and shoyl.d t a movfi ofl away that crowd thio-; cx- i i .entries close at six o clock tomorrow A news item that will interest ma- out V.TV perc'-ptioh'. Thon t-lle' iJy. Mr. jiml MJ sick- in Cardston. SIR RICHARD COMING TO BANFF ADC. Sir Richard Cart- wriL'hi Banff. 7) 1 a frmn King IISIM hvoi in continent. Fotcr Tonipkins, srr Slave and n -of others, tion'tod down" tho Athabasca riv-T in n 5cow from the ..month oi. the Littlo Slavi> rivor to 'Athabasca' Landinpr, making tho 70 miles in IS scow loavinc the up-river 6 o'clock .Wednesday cvrninft last, 4nft: thK Landing at noon havr ini: floatfd throucliout thf ontin- night. Mr ,-ViV-rnst After spending; fc 4c.JK-.4t CHEAP RATES .THE FAIR Omadian- -Pacific Rail- way Company th" Bishopric .-in villc- Ward. --Tlie members are intt-r-'St was tranaferredrfrom the of JMessrs. FranKlin.'-GuftnenrTeter 5f. ,.r. I jlfaughn, and -T. A. worthy men. ic: building j ie. ,tfcnied on... thr J'. -T. Redmond has taken out a permit for a residence On Coutts St. 5 James Indian, was GOVERNOR JOHNSON IN CANAD J -I K'-VCJStOKO, hi. (J.. AUfT. for horse steating auu-.locK-.t T TJ -A- r ,1 party of fifty m the barracks here. Riis-'ca.V'j of the i militia and their families. -T- Ritchie has a permit for .res- i Klence on Westminster "Road at a io( for he called up next Monday.- The t a 1 in the cave-hi of n saml pit rioar 1 all jpt. An, Jvas P C.P.K. L, Toto, the 'menihermlert Athahnscn. is in the city today. T. Aloe, of OlcvervilU, is in the atll.30 p.iil on his- The party stays over tonight at rU-yi i There will be a special ai IJ_. itt -.1. UT; L VF v VI f I J i, J vr, T w preparatory for the Jarge crop, to her- _, ;.T. i cistoVf; aml'wfll U-avo farly Coimcil .Saturday evenincr at .3 ifil ma: t by :j first section of Bowman, one of Tl'i.s is very impro- oldest nnrl best known i Snmucl of-Hamilton, asr> irt the'Kainy. Hi- i ver u ;