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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HEflALD News for the Week Live Wirelets Arranged for Easy Reading' with grafiiug convicted last Constantinople, Aug. violent London, Aug. municipal earthquake was, experienced atjoflicers of Mile End parish charged 20 minutes past two o'clock this morn- ing. It lasted ten seconds and did great damage. !No person? wer, kill- ed here, but it is reported that a night after a trial lasting two months. In "both cases the amount involved w.as small, but the cas? excited the number of liv by towns. lost in the 1 greatest interest because such charges Cowes, Isle of Wight, Aug. The the Royal, Yacht Squadron regatta, which was opened here today, was Avon by the scratch boat, Sir James Theiv were ten including Emperor liarn's Meteor. Bombay, Aug. 5- -A brutal attack a woman by a band of Hindus near Ps.udharpur, in the Poona dis. ;irictt indicates the growth of the an- ti-foreign sentiment in India. Miss Steele, the woman in question fell into the -hands oi the fanatics and -was beaten Avith sticks and stones into, unconsciousness; Constantinople, Algeria, Aug. The theatre the bank, the hotel and the market partially The Arab quarter was badly dam- aged. The casualties occured at Eouf- tach and Gondemeudon, where many dwellings were destroyed. Hundreds of houses were demolished in the suburbs of Constantinople and a great crevice in the earth has appeared on a neighboring, plateau. North Bay, Ont., Aug. Maude Lamothe, who resided in the Township of Widdifield, one from are unusual in England. Thirty law- yer Aug. is current that Mar' Toy (a .Chinaman) oi Grassy Lake, received a cool recep- tion from the citizen ol that place recently. Alar Toy, it is claimed, is. the first and only, resident of that town from the Flowerv Kingdom, and for pome were engaged and the cost of Leasoil not yet dlvulgedp the the trial is estimated at Chicago, Aug. foundry foreman, lost at last night and entering without a cent his home-at 267 Robey Sc are desirous of getting rid of him. Toy claims that some' of the citi- zens entered his place of business.' destroyed his property, and discharg ed firearms. He therefore came to Taber this afternoon on the local and his seven year .old daughter Marie. swore a complaint against the citi- "Papa give me a penny for zens of that town for trespass and said the little girl. SUently Schene- destruction to property, beck stepped into an adjoining room and picked up a. revolver, sending a bullet crashing -Jhrough his body. At the county hospital where he was taken unconscious and without ut- tering a word, it was said he would die.. Wash., S. Fulton, a rancher, living near Harrington, Wash., 52 miles south- west of Spokane, reports one of the most remarkable phenomena that Los Angeles, Gal., Aug. McFarland won last night from Phil Brook in the seventh round, was no knock out. Referet- was made at the Crow's Nest Pass Coal company's head, offices., a. fim big stone structure standing in -the centre of a considerable lawn. To this building hundreds of women and children were hurrifd and when ;the fire fieud seemed to make its deter- mined effort to consume them here, the fire brigade and' numerous volun- teers ,put up one of the greatest fights ever known. With fire raging on all sides, men worked on the roof with! water and wei blankets, the windows being defended by similar means. Fears were 'entertained that the ter supply would not last until the ELEVATOR AND BANK MEN ARE ASTOUNDED Tour Lethbridge and Cardston in Auto and View L. P. Strong the Crop Will be Immense "We. will cut from the district running from Lethbridge south'-west There Eyton stopped the fight and gave the cisioa to McFarland when Brook was} in the last stages of distress; having bsen beaten through the ropes and chased across the ring with a rain of blows on his bheding face. Winnipeg, Aug. C. N. E. has ever mystified the people of Lin- _ Express which left Winni. cola county in the __ disco" firy of peg on Wednesday evening Avas Swamp Lake, which is now as dark wjdEed yesterday just west of Bor- as 'night hours of -the day und den> gask Thg baggage aad mail Cars day after another. The air is t ;nmped thg capsizcd ia perfectly dry but from 10 to 25 de- ,he ditch and the evpress messenger I grees cooler than in the sunshine.. .md j A Pool6j of Edmont0n mail Pulton recently travelled with a two- plerk wgre dj the latter j The Collar for Summer Comfort is Tooke's latest and coolest collar, for summer wear. Anchor Brand quality 2 for 250. style in Iron Frame Brand, 3 for 500. TOOKE BROS. LIMITED MONTREAL. 30 the boom sinking to their knees under j appointed that the acreage of winter'next. That is the way to .faring in the extra load. All were was so small. J had no idea'my opinion. The owner of safely although it is doubtful if it, SQ much spring wheat be sown j has had au average of 39 or could have been accomplished my trip was revelation. as I els an acre, I forget which., foe. the not some lumberjacks from, one of satisfied that this year's grain-! part -1 years. "The crop 'that heluis horse team along'the shore of the Ms leg Xone of the lake and was in utter darkness for passengers were injured. more than, three-quarters of a mile. imp oi thought it was a fog, and, as' Bav, committed suicide b the horses-did not take inght, he MICHEL IS Sunday night by shooting herself as a result of jealous quarrel with her tragedy revolver; the avowed intention of shoot- ine her husband, but, he put her out husband. Just before the Mrs. Lamothe secured a did not become alarroed but Ms lit- "iliehel is safe. The fiixs J have gone down and the town London, Ont., Aug. Mill- lins, a young man from Dorchester, tie daughter was over-awed and cried J fell from the steps of the Pere Mar- loudly. The darkness" covers thejquette train last night md had both' legs cut off below the knee from the lake which is a vast swamp and ex- tends from 80 to 100 feet out from effects of. which: he later expired in is practically, out of. danger." This is the word given the Herald representative by Con- ductor Nibloct of the Spokane Flyer this morning. the shore. Jlany theories been 'the hospital her--. of the house and took to the woods. ui uiiL, i atlvanced bv students oi natural phe- She then turned the weapon on her. one LUCIA e nomena and experts, but the maior- se ity oi the people who visited the laku are non-plussed and mvstlned. AH conditions appea Q tbat ig ,r' T ,-1 Eegina. Aug o.-H W. Laud tms morning took cmi acaon Ae Begina Leader for twenty-five sand dollars for publication of libel- lous statements regarding himself j. and also took criminal action against i Kinstase. Germany, Aug. The Premier Scott for writing a letter -weather was excellent this morning FERNIE A SCENE OF DESOLATION containing libellous statements. Pro- -cess will be served on Scott today by ajrship emerged from the shining- a constable leaving for that purpose. tdocj. at Freiderishshaven. The ai rJ Criminal action will also be taken. ship emnrged from the dock and im. i against the Leader editor and t mediately ascended about only to be freshened be identified only by the place and in a fenzy of rage snapped a pistol plan is to continue to Mayence along thg 'and "heat of the day. I circumstances. pgg n Qn The stories of the at his wife but the weapon missed the Ehine and from there return to pissengers could easily prepare fire. His little stepson then ran in, Metz, cross over to Sttgart and re. i themselves -I0 see the worst. between the mother and step father (turn if the weather continues favor.' tunaMv the terrible stories of c and the latter in trying to push him j able to Fri-iderichshaven at 7 o'clock aside discharged4 the pistol, killing I tomorow morning. The day and the! family in the well and of Lena For, Bell, the colored woman have already nuis of escape were completely cut off. The rescue of.the women ana, child- ren in West Fernie' where the Elk R'ver Xumber company's plant is danger was past and that thf-so the American boundary the bigg- i were only too well grounded -is borne j egl_ etfftj. tAkpn nff the land in out by the fact that in less than half an hosr after the offices were con- sidered safe the water gave out "and the the to-A-ii was completely at the mercy of the devcetating ele- ment. Had the water given out be- nothing could have saved the hundreds in the building as all ave. So spoke a man who knows what he is talking about and never talks boastfully, That man was P. Strong, general manager of the. Alberta Pacific Elevator Co., Calga- ry, who returned last night from a it is better for wheat." Big Increase in 1901 "Another revelation to said ilr. Strong1. thA of fall wheat being put in the ground now. I am- sure next year's acreage will be double any former Would you advise the the south to devote most of their attention to-, winter- wheat was an- other queiy fired1 at the elevator two days' auto trip to Coaldale, i man. "I do not want to Stirling, Raymond, jlagrath, Spring i tay belief ib that the farmers v. ould Coulee, Haley, Cardston, Kimball, be ahead by devoting almost their and Aetna, in company with C. sole attention to hard Jtoivley, manager, of the Canadian I While I was at Cardston 1 j-aw Bank of Commerce, Calgary, J. P. situated, was a plucky piece of of xbe wcstern headquarters oi There were ovtr fifty of them and only four men to save them. The bridge was gone and the only es- cape left was the boom holding the logs. These four men crossed and re-crossed carrying the children and manv of the women in their arms, the same bank at Winnipeg, and C. G-. K. Xour.se, manager of the local branch; "It was a pleasant surprise to me" continued ilr. Strong. "I was down here last spring when "the farmers had started to plough and I was dis- growing its twenty-first crop of winter wheat. The farmer adnerod tfr very wise system, of summer ing. For instance on a luO acta field we. saw 80 acres in winter w-h3at and the balance.in summer v.H He will seed the latter- right- away- to winter wheat and the crop this year will be -summer- camps happened along to the last few across. One old woman would not without an enlarg-cl j trict_ photo. It was impossible to carry her with it and she refused to crop will be fur in advance of any) today will go 40 or 45 other ear in the distory of this dis- {the acre. Best Crop in History "Did No Damage to Crop you fina any of leave it behind. So to her life the rescuers carried the picture ov r and came back for her. i "I have been going over this dis- r v damage was noticeable any- 1-rict for three years, and I have seen fi fine crops there In other years, but do vou Coal Co. Also Helps Toronto, Aug. directors of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. have approved the action of thp vica pres- ident in sending for the relief of the British Columbia sufferers. j 4. what I Monday and yesteraay ,tnct immediately surrounding satisfied me that this year s grain j brid was the finest crop the district ever j of the dis- had. I saw fields of wheat far in tid- r vance in all respects of anything I' iiuu ever seen i- -this or any other country. In the vicinity, of iTagrath to the north-west, I viewed a 640- acre field of winter wheat belonging to the 0. W. Kerr Co. Eight or binders were at work and I would good any. You have the' rery crops jin the Coaldale district just as good as any district J seen this year." Strong- intimates that he would have two -new elevators built south country as a result of Montreal to Send Relief Montreal, Auc. of the r trip Where th wotjld be Montreal Board, of Trade are ready estimate vary conservatively that the, ed d and anxious to contribute toward the on this field will go at least j Eye. to relief fund for the British Mr. of Calgary, j-ter than a greatly fields that -tic about the counti, ,e had gurated, taking in all those who wish i to contribute. The French Board of, great tribute to this Trade anJ the city council wiU like, [year's crop and it can be accepted at} lv wrk with the first named budy. is eleva- tor man and elevator men nave not the reputation of over-estimating i Ottawa. Aug. Crewe has wired Lord Grey expressing his sym- been over, "i am pfepared'to money on the south more aow than ever. Your district has now the of being dry and requiring ir- rigation but the grand crops we xmngs; 'From Lethbridge to the boun- 3Ir. Strong also declares, pathy with the Fernie people ren- will average better than any "They found it just as I told dered destitute as the result of disasterous fire which swept tllat on land tbat had not seen irri- o-atinn _ ___ ,__. i V i___. "It was "a was IMS'. Bell's view of his trip. three years I have was Mr. bourse's comment ered the There is more un- with the added phrase, "only a good place out of existenc- last Saturday, i to the crops than ever be- deal better than I imagined. (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Aug. Phillip Galdwell died yesterday morning from injuries sustaind on Friday the 31st ult. hav- ing been oTie of the unfortunate vic- tims' 'entombed in No. 2 Mine at the fore." "How did you Mr. Bell went east to "Winnipeg-this find the spring j morning while Messrs. Xourse, How- the boy. London, Aug. special des- patch to the Exchange Telegraph Co. from Geneva, says: ''The Sultan of was stabbed in the breast on hour when the ascent was to be made' were kept secret until .late last -night' and not oven the Imperial sion appointed to accompany Count j corps reported. This afternoon what tims entombed m JNo. 2 Mine at the the track was untrue but was left of eight the bump took The body descriptions 'of the burnt ly) w re found in the ruins of an ItaL far short of iealuv as no languapj i ian bread oven where they had fool. b.> to convey the picture j sought shelter but had roasted of- awful, desolation, disaster and like rats in a trap. presented to one's sight in the j Many are the stories told of hero- Halifax, N. S., Aug. north- west gale of Sunday night caught the .Zephlnn on the voyage were present, j afflict'ed region. along the line, ism and narrow escapes and of sad The only official taking part in the a few miles draths. One old' grandmother was Monday night by a minor .paiace oi- mgnt JS Major tfractmtz wno couatry ,vas bedridden and only the'grandchild, ficial. The coat of mail which the sents the government. Sultan .always wears, deflected the blow. The would-be assassin was arrested.. Apparently he had been bribed to commit the deed as he had a large sum of gold in his pockets and his baggage was packed ready for flight "The news was received in Geneva yesterday, in ft telegram from Con- stantinople to a young Turk here. of Bert Hitchmouth is still in the mine, all efforts, to locate it proving useless. Tents have been erected in every available spot and Fernie might be said to be doing rushing business in the railway line' today. Mr. Strong was asked. "It was as good as it possibly could be: Oats, I might say, were' not so good. They are too short. I have noticed that the south is not as good for oats as the north Strong and W. 'A. Buchanan went over to Clareshoim Bowley and Strong, will go from there Calgary and Messrs Buchanan, and Xourse will return tonight. FIGURING UP FIRE LOSSES burning or burnt. From mountain to ren were in the house with her when mountain across the and oft- j the fire threatened. There were not times even to the tops of the nioun. j rescuers enough for all and this aged tains, with here and there a patch i heroine said, "Leave me and take Sweetheart, owned by i Of growth from last year's burn, too the children, ily life is nearly gone Dr. Xorris, of Philadelphia, anchored' green to burn this year, the whole j and theirs is ahead of them. Save in Canso and considerably damaged! area was smoke, flame and ashes, j them." They took the children and her by dragging her on the rocks. For miles at a time especially be. j returned as quickly as possible, but wag floated morning Hosmer nothing too late. gtretch of a thrilling experience blackened country with tall slim i across .an open space in the north in landing from the yacht in the) bare, blacened tree trunks standing j end i00ked perfectly safe but the Cowes, Aug. Indomitable, j height of the storm. As the wind in. j sentinels over a battlefield or j swept-the fire in the space which brought the Prince of Wales j creased it was not safe to land in too often as monuments for the slain, j caug-nt them as if by design. An_ from Quebec, during four hours in their small boat used as a tender, Michel was safe when passed. ?o j other bed.riddt--n woman, Mrs. Turner, the early part of tfys voyage made and they were obliged to stick to the was Hosmer. and hopes began to rise j taken to a supposed place of safe- 26.5 knots7 an hour. Although for the two thousand miles from land to land she beat the record of the Cunard line ships the vessel was-not stripped to enhance her racing pow- ers, but carried her heavy guns, her magazines full of ammunitiin and all the equipment of active service. The' longest, .day's run was 605 knots. yacht until she dragged near enough tiiat Fernie, too, might have suf- ty the wind in one of its un- to the shore when they threAv them_jfered less than reports had stated, j accountable vagaries shot at the place how soon were these hopes shat- and before the horror-stricken spec- tered. There it lay, poor fire-stricktn tators could move she was surrounded Fishing boats wore unprepared and! Ffcrnie, thrice the prey of the fire Dy flames. as a result many were .badly dam.jfiemi. each time worse than the pre. j- "Tt -s not that a raine acci_ aged by dragging to the shore where ceding. Forme, a city of four thou- dent ig blessing_ On Friday morn. selves into the water and -waded to land. they pounded heavily on-the rocks.! sancj people, the metropolis of the Many nets and traps are damaged and i pass> IK., ad quarters for some of the The engineers consider the feat of! reports from fishing villages industrial concerns of the! to tho ground.! ing a big bump occurred in the, Coal Creek mine throwing hundreds of nii-n temporarily out of employment. were in Fernie when the Jaffray. vice president 'of the Crow's Jfest Pass Coal company reached Vancouver today direct from Fernie. He declares the town will be re- built more substantially than ever. The company is doing what it can in addition to the contribution of by starting work in the mines again, and construction was also started on Monday on the new 000 tipple. Twelve miners reached hpce today from Fernie ticketed through to Ladysmith, Vancouver Is- Fernie, Aug. estimates of! Besides in I ihe losses sustained in tne nre are Besides five churches, public land. Sympathy of King Victoria. B. C., Aug. 6.- being made, the insurance nndarvvrit- ers not having made any official statements. As nearly as can be as- certained the losses Elk Lumber 'Co., mills, feet lumber, limits and camp, about Cedar Valley Lumber Mills .Fernie Lumber Co. (Mac- dougall's mills Canadian Pacific Railway Great Northern Railway the Tndomiitabli, a tribute along the coast tell of heavy damage, province. razui 10 uu- to the Pc.rson'- Tnibm Tht1 Indom. i and As a result rf thf storm in por a a h.ilf north and! itablt; passed moxv- tlian fifty icebergs i eastern Xova Scotia, Lieut. and half a mile cast and wt-st. but. encountered little fog after It-av.. j w? Fraser's yacht is driven high and {tnere nothing but ruins, only a: and life saving the death! ing Belle No hitch occurred j dry an Bibshy's Plead and badly dam. j {ew walkg Out in bold bt-cn much larger for all like heroes. j The most determined stand of all j ponse to the cable of sympathy from King Edward transmitted by Earl Grey to Premier McBride, for the people of Fernie. the Premier has sent the following message for His MajVsty. "Permit nu to request Your Excellency to convey to Hih Majesty, the King, on behalf of the people- of Columbia, their sense of p-ratitucl.; for liis gracious haTTt f'f the work Ul Ioss of htt Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. Fort Steele Brewery A. Macdonald Co. Trites-Wood Co. -In re3.jFernie Co Burns Co Miners' Hall. under con- struction Office, just completed Court House Opera tals, jail, twelve hotels from to each. Three banks, Commerce, Hamilton and Home. Two wholesale liquor stores. Three printing offices. Between seven and eight hundred residences of various values. The total -will probably reach be- tween and The statement of insurance car- ried has not been issued officially and the amount of the smaller policies will probably not