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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald VOL. I MONDAY, A 0 5 U i 10. 1908. NO. 203 U.S. FLEET IS NOW IN NEW ZEALAND Warmly Weictmd IB tbe British Coloay Press London, Aug. of the morning "newspapers comment on the arrival of the American lleet jn New Zealand waters and: they express re- gret that no other fleet is present to join in the welcoming of.the visitors. The Times, however, goes further, saying: "There is a legitimate feel ing of pleasure in this most remark- able display of naval force and naval skill from a nation which above all others is considered the natural ally Home, Aug. liftu amuver- ary of the coronation _ol' :ijope ljius was especially celebrated in the ..Vn- Icuu. yesUnuay. The great fuuctioo) occurred iu the Sistmo Chapel in thu irgticuco of the PoutitI, the Sacred College, the Papul 'court, Patriarch Archbishops, Bishops, jjeuerals of eligious orders and members of the liyiouuulic corps, uie iiuioau anstoc- acy and the Knights of Malta. The mass was celebrated by Cardinal Merry Del Val and the responses were g by the famous Sistuue Choir, Conducted by Fattier Perosi. Car- dinal Gibbons, the, oldest Cardinal mest assisted Merry Del Val and of- ercd incense to the Pope. of Great Britain, in indeed all over the the Pacific and world." The Times also points out that the fore- bodings as to the vastness of the voyage expressed when the fleet start ed from Hampton Roads have psovei groundless, concluding, "America cui deem herself lucky to feel herself so secure at home as to venture on this experiment. It has already given freKh vigor to'the navy here." Christ Church, N. newspapers have cordially welcomed the arrival in New Zealand of the U S. Atlantic fleet. The Christchurcl Press, in an article on the-subject o the visit of the fleet, declares .tha the conclusion of the -Anglo- Japdneslies or resources of any kind. A realization of the actual situation is wo consider alone necessary to give the outside world a true idea of the Dressing need for financial aid.-'Sign- ed) W. W. Tuttle. LATEST LOCAL ITEMS J. Gunn Sons, who have been doing the concrete work for the big C. R. R. bridge have secur- ed the contract for the sub structure of the Graml Pacific bridge across the Pembina River, west of Edmonton. The bridge will be 230 feet high and feet long. The Epworth League of Weslej Church and the B. Y. P. TJ. of tht Baptist will hold a union meeting a Wesley Church tonight- The meeting will be in charge of the Literary De partment. Rev. W. Reid will addres the meeting on, "Glasgow A.H offering will be taken up in ai of the Fernie Relief Fund'. .The pub lie are cordially invited. The Srotherhood of Itailroad Train men. a meeting yesterday in the Knights of Pythias Hall. The Her- ald man carrying with him a suspi- cion-thai meeting might have hud something to tio with the machinists' strike, asked the members for a state- ment but the only reply he ijot was. "We have nothing to say exrept that we expect the Herald to boost the Trainmen's excursion to Crow's Nest." F. German is today opening a re- moval sale of his stock of boots shoes. Sir. Germavi has to vacate his store by Sept. 5. This is a gen- uine money-saving sale. Mr. Ger- man is a practical shoemaker tnd thoroughly understands the shoe bus- St. Thomas, Out., Aug. ttcmpt wns made at midnight Sat- rday to attack the home of Wm. IcLtllan, on Scott St., an imeruai j being hung on the knob of! he front door. There was a terrific xplosion but the damage to the juilding was slight und a few buck- ets of water put out the fire which was three years ago a license inspec- or for West Elgin, a fact which may mve had something to do with the vident plan to work harm on him and his family. The infernal ma- chine consisted of an iron pail filled with explosives, a short candle being used as a fuse. LEAVING SWEETGRASS The Great Falls Tribune says: Jos. Mantle, brother of ex.Senator Lee tfantle, of Butte, who has locat. ed at Sweet Grass for the past 12 years as customs inspector has sent in his resignation to Collector of Cus_ toms C. M. Webster, and will leave shortly for th; Pacific he has other employment. His place is un- der the civil service, and will be filled by examination. NORTH BAY IS HARD HIT Tai Collector in Ontario Town is Short of "North Bay, Ont., Aug. war. rant is out for William Martin Jr. and legal proceedings have beeii tak en against William Martin Sr. to ascertain to what extent he is respon Bible ior his son's shortage. Father and son respectively were treasurer and tax collector of ih town and both ai'e well known in th city, have LIKELY HAVE ELECTIONS EARLY Primed Deiflg At Ottawa Ministers On the Move MISSING P. M. TURNS IIP O.K Brooklyn ,......................6.10.3 Second Cincinnati Brooklyn .......................3.6.2 AMERICAN: At Chicago- Chicago .........................1.6.3 New York.......................4.5.1 At Detroit- Detroit ........................18.22.1 Washington ....................1 7.3 At Cl .-veland ......................5.6.0 Philadelphia ....................1.5.4 At St. St. Louis .......................1.6.2 Boston.......................... .3.7.2 Sunday At Chicago Now York.......................3.7.1 At Detroit ........................5.12.1 Washington ....................2.10.1 At St. St. Louis ........................3.7.3 Boston ..........................2.5.1 Howard O'Connor of Burdett, Turns Up in Montana Lethbridge Fair Opens Tomorrow IToward O'Connor, the of Burdelt, whose mysterious disap- pearance last JFarch caused so much excitement, has been located. The police have been searching the half of the continent for the man or his remains or some cine, ar? fears were major irumett, tnc secretary, ann his assistant are kept busy hookiig the entries. There are quite n nctn- ber of horses on the grounds now. There is an especially fine si ring of harness horses and Percherons. The fair this year will bo a splendid one j Nino carloads of horses arr'.vec j Saturday and Sunday for the fair j Sonic of these were race horses but post master jxlcssrs R Uensnftw of Hjgh R._ rer and Gen. Lane of High Kivcr have seven and ten heavy draught horses respectively, th.: former are Clydesdales and the latter rons. Thos. Cardston's model FIRST LOAD OF iness. If you need boots or shoes don't fail to tako advantage of this sale. It will pay you to buy now. even if you have no immediate 51. F. Dunham of the Edmonton Bulletin .is in the district writing a series of special articles for his This morning he went nut to the Coaldale district with A. L.. Foster. He is infatuated wi-h the south and says the crops he seen A'ero a revelation. Fred Hick has acquired the busi- ness of the McKeown-Hick Hardware Co. and will conduct it under thv name of the Hick Hardware, Co. Mr. Hick is well and fnvornbly known in this city find district and the busi- ness he now possesses is one of the largest in the district. The fina.1 selection of tho cricket team to play at Pinchcr Creek will he made on Thursday. All players are requested to attend practice on -Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Barracks. being respected grown up with the town and apparently prospered in general in- surance business b sidrs having the C. P. R. town ticket office and hold- ing various civic positions. Some mouths ago William Marti; Jr. was appointed police which occasioned the .appointment of a new tax collector. This was follow- ed by an audit of the books when a shortag: of was revealed. Arrangements wexe then made be. tween the council and the officials involved, to protect the town by turning over the prop rty of Martin Jr. to the municipality but this was not hence the present action. The son has not yet been located Speculation in stocks caused shortage. Ottawa, Aug. cabinet min- isters will separate this week for a fortnight or so after a final meeting of the Council on Tuesday night. Hon. Messrs. Fielding and Sir erick Borden will go to Nova Scotia; Hon. Dr. Pugsley to New Brunswick; Hon. William Templeman to the Pa- cific Coast; Hon. Frank Oliver to Alberta and the Ontario Quebec ministers will each visit th.dr respec- tive constituencies. During their absence from the cap- ital it is probable that each of the ministers will be asked to address po- litical meetings in their provinces. No announc.-ment has yet been made in government circles- as to whether or not there will be a gen- eral election this autumn and it is unlikely that anything definite in that will be known until next month. Meanwhile, however, the printing bureau is busy printing voters' lists for each constituency and it will take at ieast six weeks to complete the work. Until" thj lists are ready and distributed, of course no election can be held. The printing ofjhe lists is by no means a certain sign of a pending election as the law provides for periodical printing and distribut- ing. In 1003 the lists were got ready an appeal to the coun- try was put off until 1904. The present Parliament does not expire by effluxion of time until Feb.. .-nary'1910. In the unorganized dis- trict of Nipissing, Parry So'ind, AL goma and Thund'.r Bay and Rainy River they are left free to carry on the provisions of the law as amended without any special instructions from the government. "In Manitoba the county court judges have siml ilarly reminded of the duty im- posed upon them, of making an annu- al allocation of the provincial lists to the Federal constituencies in cases where overlapping occurs. entertained tlmt he might have mot j has sent in a number of ex- with foul play. He was 'finally lo- j for the fair including some working for a fanner ten miles fim: alfalfa, l.rotno grass FALL WHEAT Placed on the Market 4O Bushels To the Acre The wheat season uf 1903 opened in' this city today with the first load of when' being sold by Hatch from the.Hansen farm, the Ellison Milling Co. for 80c. No. I hard. wviijhing 03 pounds to tho bushel. The crop from (his hundred and sixty arms. averaging; forty bushels to the acre, will threshed and in the eleVator Thursday niftht. 1.000 bushels has been secured for seed ny jsevoral ditTorent rvarties hav- ing fall wheat land prepared. The Gas Weil Gets Down Deeper The gas well boring has go- ing along fine the last few days. On Saturday, the borers measured up and found that the hole is now 1303 fei-t deep. That is over two hundred below the level taken ov r by the city. There has been no change in the prospects in that space, the drill being still in rock. WRECK IN GERMANY Eckernfoorde, Germany, Aug. Nine persons were killed and many injured this morning in a collision between a passenger train and a train of empty cars on the branch line running between Flensburg and Kiel. The dead and injured were resid.-nts of towns along the line. PROHIBITION IN N. B. St. John, N. B, Aug. asking the New Brunswick govern- ment to put a prohibitory liquor law -n th; statutes of the province at the next session are being circulated for signatures. DROWNED AT KEEWATIN Keewatin Ont., Aug. Allen, aged 20 of this was drowned at Keewatin Beach yester. dav afternoon. CRIMEAN VETERAN DEAD Port Arthur, Ont., Aug. Parker an 83 year old veteran of the Crimean War, died in the district jail here yesterday. He was home- less and friendl ss and unable work was committed as a vag- rant. across the boundary from the police detachment, at. Wild Horse. No vea-1 son is known for his disappearance as his accounts were alright. O'Con j nor is a member of the Independent i Order of Oddfellows and this order am! timothv. Montreal, Aug. of the denial of C P. R. officials that 200 additional workers joined the strikers on Saturday, the strike situation re- mained practically unchanged. Every department at the Angus shops are said to be running and hundr ds of applications are said to have yet to be dealt with for work. Notice was put up this morninp at the Angus shops that only skilltd mechanics would be employed as tht> ranks of unskilled workers are filled. NINE FISHERMEN LOST THEIR LIVES TENNIS CHAMPION Montn-al, Aug. Moyes, of Toronto, won the ladies' Canadian tennis championship for the third year in succ ssion by defeating Miss Clay of Montreal, in the challenge round on Saturday. The trophy be- comes the property of Miss Moyes. Schooner Sank Off Banks of New- foundland TRYING TO SWIM CHANNEL Driver, Aug. an attempt to swim the English Channel, James Mearns, the Scottish chnmpion, near- ly lost his lifv'. Leaving th' Englisl Xewton threshing outfit goes next to coast Saturday night, he was within the Xaismith farm was also active in prosocutinp; search for the missing the FORMER N. B. MAN DEAD St. John, X. B., Aug. has been rcceiv d of the. death in New York.r.f D. G, Smith, for many years fisheries commisioner of the of New Brunswick. ROBBERY AT BELMQNT, Bc-lmont, Man. Aug. hardware store, Drummond May's of- fice and Cosgnnv's butchor shop, were burglarized this morning. The thieves sccur d cash. in jewelry and three of France, aftor being ir thf water fourteen hours. Although to give up the ofTort, M arn? was persistt-nt and he labored unti he became so exhausted that one o his attendants aboard a tug had to jump in the watir fully dr ssed am support the swimmer until he coulc b? rescued. TECUMSEHS WON Toronto, Aug. Tecumsehs defeated tbe Shamrocks in tha smior N. L. TJ. game here Saturday by a score of 7 to 4. The makes the Tecumsehs look like thj lacrosse champions of Eastern Canada for the present year. Halifax, N. S., Aug. Ger- man cruiser Freya arived this after- noon and reports the sinking of the Gl ucest r schooners Maggie and Mayi on the Newfoundland banks. Nine men werrt lost and four saved. The collision occurred yesterday in a dense fog. Among tlv lost is th captain of the schooner which sank almost immrdiatrly r.firr struck. Tho four men rescued wen- brought to Halifax. The namos the drowned are: Capt. Erick Mc_i Cathran, Gloucester; Koch Walter Finder, Colery, Newfoundland; Patrick English Con. ception Bay, Nfld.; and Reuben Por- ter, D Ion Porter, Thos. Monuse, all of Eel Brook Yarmouth. BASEBALL PROGRAMME The baseball boys are doing their best to give the prople pi -nty of sport during the fair. Each evening a game -vill be played. -Tomorrow evening. (Tu aday) the local team will have their opponents the champion Cardston team who have demonstra. t d their prowess by defeating Ray. njond and Magrath in their league. On two city league teams. Press and Y. M. C. will meet and a hot game should result. Tho third game will be the Crow's Nest League game b twef-n Tabcr and These teams always put up a good exhibition when they meet. The fans will have plenty of base- ball and every effort has been made to get the best. All the games will be played at the Athletic Park com, mencing at ;