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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta v> X Daily VOL. I FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1908. 20i EVERYSEATTO BE FOUGHT FOR Party in Saskatche- wan Allows an Ac- clamation Died From Sufik., Aug. -.to made by each party tonight, uv.> seats will go by accla- ,matiou in the present contest. The experienced diiliculty in :securing a candidate to oppose Hon. .A. Turgeon, in Duck Lake, but they (Claim to have induced A. Turcotte to the field at the last moment. I'n Humboldt, there is no straight (Conservative candidate in the field ix> fiate but L. L. Krammcr is ex- pected to oppose the former member, Dr. Neely. The ili.L, :J5' ivs- 'HUv gina enumerators, shows names but as pc-rser.d can vote by taking the qualification oath on election day it is possible that considerable more than that number of votes maf be cast on Aug. 14; There were about 1100 votes polled in Regina in 1905. It is said that the lists in other Cities in the province will show ab- the same percentage of increase ;in the'number of votes as is shown iliy comparison o> the 100'j and IHegimr lists. There arc a large number of in- in the vote in every rural 'constituency. The labor vote in IMoose .Jaw and Regina IB regarded uis an important factor. Dr. McNtilly, who went down with the police and Coroner Campbell to investigate the death, of iirs. Sagar at Writing-on-Stone, returned itust uigiit. "i'jiG uicu nn. tural causes, heart failure following continual trouble with her heart be- ing, the cause. They have lived in j country only it fe'.v aioiiths and she leaves a baby a few months old. The cause of the neighbors' siispio i.onjs was the fact that after being well the day before, she was rouw. 'lead in bed fully dressed'even to hei shoes. Sagar was brought in by the PC lice last night and is? now serving a FOUR JAPS AT WORK IN THE LOCAL SHOPS Cleaning Up C. P. R. Engines and Changing Water -Very Little Change Apparent in the Strike Situation Senator Allison of Iowa, Dead month in assault. the Barracks for common ONLY ONE BAND ATM FAIR "likens Band Will Furnish Music and Other Band Will Get Money At the meeting of the Agricultural TO LUMBER PRICES Vancouver, Aug.' is under. that .the association' of coast millmen have decided to cui loose entirely from }ist prices, leaving 'every dealer a free in the mar. Cutting in prices has been carried 'on here for some time the association has made every effort to stop the practice without hence the latest action. 'Cumm'ngs is a Candidate Forest, 111., Aug. frl'jdl 'certatBJy make an effort to 'Sjnatcjr said Governor Cum. iriins .whf-n ho. was asked concerning his -political intentions. He refus-'.l i however, to say whether he will inuke effort to obtain the senatorship for the unoxpired portion of Senator Allison's term, which ends March 4, He declared that there is ty of senatorial timber in Iowa, but d clined to discuss possible candidat- es. Society last night the evening was spent in arranging the minor details in connection with the Fair. It u> expected that there will be a large increase in entries in all the depart- ments this year and also iu the at- tendance. The society are preparing for this. Ho we can expect a good fair this year. The directors will henceforth. taXe more" strenuous measures to protect the grounds from injury caused by. horses.placed in the grounds occasion ally. Some individuals have been using the corals to halter break green horses. The society will imvos- tigate and have the damages made good." The Mayor was wired today re a half holiday on Wednesday. It was decided that the present buildings are sufficient to accommo- date the exhibits this year. Gco, Houk stated that he was au- thorized by the citizens who are do- 'nating the "services of the Citizens Band to inform the Society that th proposition would be withdrawn if the two bands attended. These citi- zens made the proposition thinking the society wished to economize However they wished it understood that one band only should attend. A member of the Society stated that some of the citizens say that if the Citizens Band is not at the Fair they will never donate another dol- lar to the Society. The whole situation was discussed pro and con with.the result that the Society will pay for what would have cost them and accept the guarantee of Mr. Houk that the "Citi- zens Band will play both days at the There is very little change in the- ocat C.iM't. machinists' strike situ- ation. Yesterday four Japs wcrc brought in and put to work in the shops at cleaning up the engines and changing the water. This morning eight, or teu more Japs arrived but are working in the yard. Japs are doing laborers' work only. The Herald man saw three Japs and a white working at one engine and another .Tup working with the two Chinamen who have been working in the roundhouse for months at anoth- er. Foreman Pennefather hair been abb to gctt out the locotnotlvci re- quired so far but will be up against it as soon as any repairs arc AS there are no fitters around the place except the officials. At Medicine Hut one of the men told the Herald, the company In bet- ter oil in this respect having more officials. They rushed in all the Japs on a. large extra gang and have them working in the shops 'at every- thing possible. F. R. Pennefather, the foreman of the local C. P. R. roundhouse and shops denies the statement made that that the machinists chose the wrong time for their were to j buildings. No violence or disorder as reported from any point. have any" consideration for the train- additional statement was men or "the public. During the sum- "ut yesterday by either side. iner they run short hours and men earn very littlel From now un- Vice President Win. Whyte, at Vancouver, said it was not the, company's place til the close of navigation, is their ialk; tha' company did time to make money and to have the system tied up at this time U a V to the freight men. The machinists have not mudt; clear that they have any grievance- and if they had, in consideration of the others, they should work" 'under protest un- til the rush traffic The not say pn fiipitate the strike and would nothing about it. Thr Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council met iast night, but took no action in rt-gard to the strike. Var- ious rumors are in circulation as to other organizations joining the strik- ers but they are apparently without Dubuque, Iowa, Aug. William lioyd Allison died in his Lo. cu.st strn-t home. With him at the dissolution wcr-'- the members of his housfhoM and a physician. In a bulletin anouncing hi.s death. Doctors Hancock and Lewis gave heart fail- ure as the cause. The announcement of the senator's death carne, as a shock to his neigh- bors, as few were aware of his illness. Thoiigii for ilii' last Sen- ator Allison was in declining.health and though he suffered the loss of .much vitality during the present sum. me-r, no news had emanated from hi; home indicating the seriousness of his condition. He was 79 years old and was only r> c--ntly elected to the Senate again, over Gov. Cummins. WATERING THE STREETS OF THE CITY engineers are not affiliated in any way with any other labor organiza- tion and it is certain they will not help the machinists in any way in their present struggle. Pickets on Duty Winnipeg, num. ber of non-union nieri aiv at work in the C. P. R. round house and shops "at Winnipeg Sleeping and dining cars iiuthoritative foundation. are drawn up within a yards of -the round house to" provide accommo- BACK TO THE OLD HOME Irrigation Ei- cept in Cement Sidewalk Area Non.Union Men Engaged Montreal, Aug. was noth- ing new in the strike situation this evening; The only feature of in- terest today was the engaging at the Angus shops of a large number of non-union men to take the places of the strikers. The union has its pickets out but they are going about their work peacably. The shops and the workmen are'protected by a largo datums them. Twelve or fourteen of special constables. There is passenger trains are leaving the ter- minals without beinif properiy in- spected. He says that they as :arcf.ully inspected as they were when carmen wcse working on them. An Engineer's Opinion The strikers do not seem to have the sympathy of the other labor of- ganizations any more than they have of tho public. An engineer in con- versation with the Herald started shop foremen or "gan? bosses" walk- ed out at Winnipeg yesterday after- noon rather than work with the non- union men. It-is'-.said that three hundred have been distributed among the division- al points on the Western lines. The strikers .at Winnipeg and other plac- es have established a system of pick- eting and keep close watch on all trains arriving. The company had .special constables .in' the. yards and no indication of trouble being likely ta crop up. The C. P. R. officials maintain absolute silence with regard ;o the strike and decline to make any statements whatever. It is un- derstood however that no uneasi- ness is being felt as to the strike af- fecting the railway's ability to handle the western crop, the company being well prepared to handle ail that i.s Sam. Jones and Miss Pimm Reach the City From Trip Across the Line offered without venience. the slightest incon. KING SENT HIS SYMPATHY TO FERNIE CranbrookV Mayor Tells of the Work Done by His City Big-List of Births Heroismof Mayor Tuttle Detective Erjan and Mr. Pimm re. turned last night bringing with them Sam J. Jones and Miss Gnrtie Pimm whose running away to Great Falls to get married on Tuesday caused no little excitement. Jones has a charge of abduction laid against him. The Daily Tribune of Great Falls in writing up the affair has to say in part: Yt-.-it-.-iday iiiGrning after breakfast Jones started out to find the court Fernie, Aug. Robert and Crestori at 3.30 p.m. Sim- Jaffray, vice president of the Crow's day. .Large contributions follov Nest Pass Coal company reached j closely from Spokane, Trail, campany Vancouver today direct from Fernie. j He declares the town will be re- built more substantially than ever. The company rloincr what it can in addition to the contribution of by starting work in the mines again, and const ruction was also started on 'Monday on the new By Convent Girls 000 tipple, htce today Twelve miners reached 'from Fernie ticketed Louts. Aug. Margaret is, 94 years old, who received three years ago, as the .suit oT a unique compact entered in- by fi-3 girls in a German convent more than TO years ago, died jil the home of her daughter in this citr last night. Seventy years ago Mrs. Castcns was a pupil in :a convent nenr'Stut- legart. Germany. The girls agreed just before they graduated to pay a certain of marks a year into a Berlin Bank nnrVthe entire amount was to go to the lost surviving mem bcr of the class. Three years ago Mrs. fastens found herself the only one of the class remaining. She wrote to the bank, believing would rereiva nnry n tow thou- sand dollars. She got more than fair gratis while the Concert Band will be paid and notified that their services will not be required. _ Some of the directors thought that few of the citizens are trying to society in place of the di- The question developed in- through to Ladysmith, Vancouver Is- land. Sympathy of King Victoria, B. C., Aug. res- ponse- to the cable of sympathy from Kin? Edward transmitted by Karl Grey to Premier McBride, for the people of Fern the Premier has sent the following for His i couver, Rossland and other points, all these goods being carried in spe- cial ca-rs attached to passenger tiains frpp. of transportation-and .customs charges. Large credit is due ihe C. P. R. and Spokane International railways for the liberal spirit shown in carrying all fire sufferers and sup- plic-s free of charge. Particular cred- it' is due the local officials of the C. P. R. for the courteous treatment ex- tended to the lire sufferers and to the committee in chargf. Xo proper re- quest for transportation' in any case was refused. Great credit is due the little towns of Movie and Elko for the lice. The people of Fernie in their very trying circumstances exhibited the greatest of patience and exerted themselves in every way in assisting the committees in providing food and coring for .the large number of help- less children. The greatest of credit is due to the Cranbrook ladies for the magnificent manner in which they responded to the call for help, not only in opening their homes, but also in assisting the committees in distributing food and clothing to the destitute. Within the next few days' the great- er portion of the people will have re- turned to homes in' Fern- ie and everything will have assumed normal conditions. Owing to the, house. He located the office of thf Clerk of the District Court Proctor and asked for a marriage, license. also gave the age of Miss "Pimm ID. After paying the necessary he pocketed the license, and thei made ararngements with Rev. Knapp of the Baptist church, to mart them in the parlors of the Grea Fals .hotel at 2.SO in the afternoon returning to the hotel he foun the officer of the law waiting fo him, and his dreams of pro'-oective matrimonial bliss, were vutlaly shat- tered, when he was locked in the A good many citizens having ex- pressed to the H'-.rald some doubt as to the future of the irrigation system in the city, to get an au- thoritative statement of the council's policy, a representative, went to City Engineer Arnold. "The programme adopted by the council is practically the abandon. of the irrigation system inside of the sidewalk area. In his district there is only one user of rrigation and most of the trees are o large as not to require much wa_ Ting. "Outside the sidewalk block, we 'xpect to have the irrigation system m more streets than ever and to use system to its fullest capacity until some other better system is devised. "According to the best authorities it is not advisable to irrigate trees or anything else after Aug. 15 or 20, and .the present supply of irrigation will liktily be cut off about that time. "The water was not supplied to the city as early as usual this year for several reasons. The flood in- terfered with its delivery. The Ar_ gyle avenue residents induced the council to order water from that ditch through which the main sup- ply for the city come-s in. The flumes svere. in bad condition that it took a long time to get water through them. And lastly the local improve-' uient.s have put the system out of business in many parts of the city. "It is the intention, of the council, as soon as the improvements are completed to have, as quickly as pos- sible, boulevards on all the resident- ial streets and in order to make these grvw it will be necessary i irrigation water." liberal aid given in money and I great care and the firm stand taken providing food and shelter for the! by the health committee, no sickness The forest fires which thrcatenod Cranbrook. n run the rectors. to u very perplexing, one. The remainder of the evening was taken up in arranging the smaller details in connection with the man- agement of the fair. Majesty: "Permit me. to request Your Exc 'llency to convey to His the King, on behalf of the people of British Columbia, their dee.p sense of g-ratitudft for his gracious nifjssjge of sympathy. Later reports I point to -Joss of lif-- being less than twenty and danger of further fire not Anticipated. RJief i.s bMng distrib. "nted and perfect order exists." homeless peopl j deserves the name she assembled ant Nelson properly] has resulted. Queen City, as at one time "SPUD" MURPHY HOLDS RECORD K. OF P.'-S SIGHT-SEEING Host on, Aup. The principal -event in connection with the conven- tion of the Supreme Lodge Knights practically today trips city and vicinity. If This Baseball Report From North Carolina is- True Cranbrook's Mayor Talks Cranbrook, B. C., Aug. Al- lowing statement was issned by Ma yor J. P. Fink today with rega-rd to the state of affairs in the r.ro tcict today: We wcro advised of the .destruc- tion (i Fernie at 9.40 p.m. Satiriny at 10.30 the C. P. R. officials !M 1 a h.'iin. in which was included :i car f previsions, bedding, stoves and supplies furnished mcrc-hants. rra.lv to i loaded a full car of goods within one hour aftor the arrival of advice from the calamity xvhich bi'M Fernie. The City of Spokane is also deserv- ing of groat prais-' for her sympathy and liberal donations in aid of the sufferers. In addition to her car of goods she is fiaily supplying fresh bread and milk. The provincial -respond- ed to the call for help by promptly advising local ottiei.ils to do every- thing necessary for ihe relief of the distressed, and promising liberal do- nation. On Tuesday morning the Crow's Nest Pass assed from Lethbridge Standard V., Public School: Sfar- us Dunsworth, James Hyssop, Al- ma Johnson, Muriel ilcLeod, Annio 'atteson, Edna Reynolds, Lewis Stevens, Mclvin Tiffin; Separate School, Frank Kennedy, Bessie Pat- teson. Maud Pierce. Yet to Raise The first train of has prevailed, not Imre about 4.30 Sundav morn-1 or disorder lining v oi Pythias, having been concluded, the visitors started on a series of .sight seeing uronnd th es Got Two Years :irnv- iho a mmodation C' mmitlee, who 1. ciilr.l them in rtablr large touts bfintr used as sleeping for the nnd the hrg. j i -I rink tor the women and MS p. Assistance by almost fvery town "n West. Canada, and the States. Ilu fir ,t car of supplies arrived iroin LETHBRIDGE FAIR NEXT TUESDAY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY The Victoria Cross was won for less valor and the King Edward medal should be. his fitting reward. No one, to whom these tidings come., will fail to shoul when he hesrs of them; hravo Tuttle; good man. true and Child Asked Him For Penny and Then He X. Suicided Watch Cranbrook Grow Aug. 7. ('ran brook Grow." fruit if the slops n trc? ove past 43 hours the birthh slogan. bearing in sun Within th Iv.ive run to 16 and more ar named Fernie-Cranbrook so and so. and the girls simply so and so, as anything with crane in it might suggost ungracefulness. Chicago. Aug." Sdienebeck. fcuiiilrv foronutn lost S750 tinker last night and entering without f< cent his home at -67 "Robey F.T, his seven year old daughter "Marie. "Papa me a penny for said tho Kltle girl. Silently Schene- bock stepped into an adjoining room j and picked up a revolver, sending a j bullet crashing through his body. At The mark has nearly been reached in the Herald's effort to raise to. pay tho balance due on the car of provisions sent to Fer- me. We want to get the thousand be- fore tomorrow night. If every citi- 7.en. who intends to give and has for- gotten, will come around tomorrow, and make his contribution, the figure aimed iit will be reached. Don't fail to make your gift tomorrow. The first contribution from the dis- trict outside of the city came this morning from Stirling. The Herald appreciates the generosity of the two and trusts more outsiders will follow the example set. Jt is worthy of mention that the A. R. I. Co. sent direct to Fernie a gift of Today's contributions are as fol- Previously acknowledged Smith Bros. Wilson 25.OQ Mrs. -I. Morgan and son 6.00 Wes'icy Church Ladies Aid per Mrs. A. Southard Kingston 5.00 .25 5.00 5.00 Henry Perrett. Stirling Theo. Bramlloy, Stirling Total to be tho hospital where ho was taken unconscious ami without ut- tering word, it was said he would Tho death sentences upon an Ital- ian. (ireco. Hamilton, and Omer Rochette. Quebec, for murder, llfrt IJWtl I- J havci: Accident Due To the Strike The passenger trau from Macleod to Calgary was between Gra- num and Claresholm this morning, owing to a freight being ofl-thu track The accident, was the result of a bro- ken brake beam, caused by Improper inspection, at Macleod, due to the strike. ;