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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL II. a.. ALttEKTA. THURSDAY. AUGUST 12, MO. SHERIFF CROWD ENJOYED THAT MAN Ottawa, Aug. is gom? w be trouble in Ottawa, beuvetjn the 1 separate school board and the city over the question of school taxes. A number of Catholics.. annually by i quf'st 'to' assessors put themselves _ j down public school supporters, the I public school rate being- lower than Ctiftf> that for the separate schools. This i.has been, the practice for years with- out question but the separate school j board 'now that school supporters must notify FALL FAIR ATTRACTIONS Attendance Broke All Previous Records Races Excited Much Interest Fine Display Of Horse !Flesh He U a Mur- derer Tin? of the fair is and was an mviUaiiiicd success. was mi throng of people iimaitxi over thousand. Every department of tlK- exhibition was I. The slaml WB.S pack-! Sheriff A. L. Weeks Cookuvjlh-. Tenn.', hits-wired Chief Gillc-spie U'U-j ing him io iiold Washington tho i city clerk, when a change to public !crow Th.> separate. Tiie received a board'win therefore sue the am! the hail was- city to recover all back taxes transf "by- request A .large for fifteen. days-as he -want.- him iorj and it was announced He is waiting on the bov-1 u? __ ernor in regard to the case-. He which ed ii Ffazier would come without- rc-i C0ttr111 the cit> jight the case. crowded all the tinie. Tin i? one that' will act throughout Ontario. a? The', chiei 'is not- taking''- any chanc- es on giving Frazier free transporta- tion and -has wired ior a photograph of the Fraziei wanted to bi- sur.. that the man here is the one. wanted-. Fra- will waive extradition. FRUIT- IN. B.. C. Bav Win. pastor of-Ilie 3'irst Baptist Church has returned from a holiday trip to the Okanagan and; other' points in British Columbia, j Mr. Reid says that the reports that tho fruit crop was entirely ruined and eighty per cent, of the trees 1 killed j by frost this spring are much exag- j gerated. The crop is very ligiht. thp i frost reducing- it to about twenty per i cent, of what it should- be 'but not more than fifteen or twenty per cent. of the trees were killed or seriously f injured by the The Apples are j fair crop. PUGS AGREE ON FIGHT TERMS exhibits having scx-n thew at tract Jon was rates. As is 'v then- some': aggravating 6V- management made iir- 'rangeuieni this year so that these- ,tedious lillwj up thi-- yrrur other attractions. A company, Lof acrobats put on two excellent per-- formances, the two brothers and sistc-r giving- a clever trapexe anti girl doing- some clever xvork i on the mat. A horizontal bar coia- -also did a turn with the ap- ,prov.l of 'he crowd i of Geo. the majority of in tlie Percheroa class with his buiu-b of horses. Tibe Jour- horse team which created so much. CRACKEDSAFE Cannery Concern IN FERNIE DEPOT KejjMia, Sask.. Aug. K an- nounced here that the'.Western Can- ada Meat Packing Company, which has.secured a renewal oi a bonus granted by the city oi Medicine Hat to .the''Maicoms Western Canneries i is but a ro-organizati-Mi oi the i company, the aew naaie having been j adopted at a regular meet-ing, of the' shareholders. Through bad business i oi the old management the company; was uniihle to start it's immense in Winnipeg, was a feature plant but the directors state that the j t-i the show the start: by ALDERMAN SAYS MONTREAL IS BAD thu stock parade was the a full force. Jt cer- Ai Least the Administration Of the Road Department Is So Chicago, 111., Aug. I louin? agreement signed oy j 1 for Jeffries ancl by Jack John- '-on today. 1 It i- agreed between, thc-se "nien'niu-j 1 tually" that they shall box a certain i number of rounds, the same to 111 JLiD.l'V" 1s? ..mywhere from iJU to 100 ior is. seen-nei-, 1 heavy weight chajupionship of the The Races i world. L The racc-b provided some excellent Conitst to be held before the1 sport as the most of the finishes were club ufiVnnsj the best inducements J clos? and tihe races were apparently 1 and nmtually agreed upon by the on the square. I contestants. jhe dabh was run off Tlie clivisiru of aucb sbouW ;lxfore and in a haid race b a basife of GO per cent, and 40 resulted: nor cent, to wjnner and respt-c-i tivi'ly or 75 per cent and 25 per cuit. Ot winnn- may be permitt-ed to take( tho eimrc amount. The decision 1st, B. M'e- Lar, to b' It is further the .above n.imfd five thousand Oollar? chali opudTc as a side bet. on.-the Montreal, Aug. t viere went on the witness .stand be-j each to bc fore thp roya.1 comiiiisaioa this morn- A. Connskey, of ing and with perfect candor it j Ub a i.mh. as his thai the br (.ach of of the road department is bad.. Al-l of thig airWRment.. 8airl dernian Larmere was chairman Ihe coniniiEti.0 in February last] when v.-as turned out oi office by! the Giroux faction. i The aklenni.n ore everlastingly pes-J terinc' the1 city surveyor. Said witness. The -daily demands upon! "him.- -take -tip so ninch time that he j cannot attend to technical duties or take -steps to make order of the chaos that, according 'to this morning''? testimony, exists on the inner side of department administration. The ;.best .plans of street levels, etc., in-drawing office were made iwenty- Actr-ss. (Wm. Adams. 3Iac- H, ITonry S.. (D. Austin. CaiKlston.1) Time, seconds. rh? free for all was callod off to trot was put on. Only two horses Hart and Ear) Grey cnt-red The first heat resulted in ji dead hen.t posted within y KltLy Uart comintr in -strong at the finish. The brown mare took-.the .sec ond heat .soincw-lMit easily but the third was a great race Ear] Grey of tht contest. Tt is further a ;md held it rhf that the clnb will bo settled and mu-iheaKi of "the. stretch when he ttifilly agreed upon' sixty .days from TihVinare got and won out by a .head. Tirnc 2.27. time all f. nmtuallv years ago. Official papers and documents. not been classified for the past two years. Alderman Lariviere suggested that a canipai.jp that was made against him last yea': order to depose him from the chairmanship of- the committee was because he and his colleagues in- sisted that Mr. Rudolphe Brunet should, put good flagstones in place of the bad creolit-e as put down in 1907 before one cent's worth of work was given to hirn in 1908. Another significant fact was that. the. valuable quarry the city owns at Outremont' has been closed this year.'.-and" in consequence the city 5 'has to purchase its ruacadom stone from outside contractors at a S uniform price of one dollar per ton. j Thus thirty cents a ton could be (saved by the city and sixty or aeveri- liy men could he engJiged the quarry continually during the sea- will b. i i .test to j- months from date of selecting and signing of final -articles. (Signed) Jack (Siirned) Sam Berger. for Jo-ffn" Ccm- upon. ...UTJ-! The naif :milc-'-dash six place not later than six j and Wa3 a racfc_ The horses got date of selecting clnb j well away with -Chocolate setting- tho pace and Gypsy Jack The- latter, soon rwent up anid .'.led' to the stretch 'when, tho pace 'told, on him und Fi Fj camo and Derby Pet'by, one mile, Jiuclvlvya. refusing ko get away right. Finally they got off well. At the half mile the three horses were- '..unchcd into lengths, tn the f-econd lap the bJg hrov.n Jryw a.nd althoayh IJandoJJ cauR' up a.i an awful gait, Buckleya won by a 1st. Buckley a (Blue VVsn Farm Alta.) Trauwer Co Nelson. R. Four motor cyclists entered in two mile race. The littlo machmi h btruck uy a terrific One of the machines bi-okc down on first laP winle about thy same time Xichols went over tbe bank but came back aind finished. did the trick stunts later won. by a, hundred yai-ds from White. Another t-xtra wat, a quarter mile dash between a boy on a pony ;md George Houk on nis horse, in the kid won a length.. Spear Chic! took the second heat of tihe Indian relay race in. 3.02. with Crazy Crow second in 3.19. Charlie Goodrkler did not is out of the race. On -Tuesday Crazy Crow won in 3.08 with Spear Chiei'jjext in u.O-i. Bpoar Liner has thus eleven seconds to thu -good. Duriiuj all the races the Citiy.en's Band enlivened the proceeddn-gs with selections that were ,most. commented upon. The Hor.se Show show in. connection with the "Let'libridge fair is one: of tiw.- big-- grest. institu tions in: the: province and. is getting better each, The inj- Uar ju iged the cat-tie, sheep and j swine. j A'dveriising- Exhibits r Severn! of the business firms of the. t itv took advantage of the fair to 10 some advertising before tbe thou- ot people- attending the i tion larsre teJit put. up for tliis purpose was filled up. J On' of the most elaborate was that of Bros. .Hardware. They turetl their homesteaders' outfit which i include! everything- a -homesteader would need' from a range to knives un-il Another special feature the Merit range. 3U'- Hayr. i w.at> in. charge, bad also aTRUjn- j' r oi up-to-date patent! articles as haA ra.ck clamps, mops, -and o.ther Boy, electrician" h'a'd an inter BEAR A FAIR SHARE OF COST of I MINISTER OF 1 AGRICULTURE HERE J Among- the interested visitors at 1 the lair yesterday was Hon. W. T. Finlay of Medicine Hat, minister of 'Agriculture for Alberta. Mr. Finiay% j here on his way back from Pe- !attle. r Of In Regard To'Naval Defence i WEEDS AT RAYMOND Chief Weed Inspector T. B. B. Hen- Person, of Edmonton, was in the city last evening on his ,way from. Hay-, ;mond, where hf- iiad spent several- days, -dealing with the weed, nuisance {in that district and as a i eral prosecutions are to pace, are London, Eng., Aug. i f ,1, t weeds in consequence ot the plenary -siUing of me Imperial r fence Coriference has not yet "been" j tor's visit. The t reported im t resterday's Herald were neld at summoned, outfit (is. expected it-wjll ber and not in this city as the item _- a specialty of be household articles and operat- B1flit.arv. defence wouJd Jead believe" bv cJectridty. .He hwd -r-" I; J 1 :_____ rtbe Umpire; ;understood gener.al unanimity'Jias prevailed u d MfKlr T I IN UflLLi Vll arrived at "navali questions. ,A11 j otthA'Erapiie-reprebeiited liavcj RAY OF' FuPlDl' of tiie excellence of their w ork by having a couple of j their students, Miss Alma Johnson, j heatets. irons; pursery appUances. blow j etc He had-also "a of, .'It-ctiic ligiht fixtures. The G-arb'utt Business College expressed "the intention to- take a share of the cost of naval defence. fc WILL -OPEN AN INDIAN RESERVATION nnd .Lizzie. Shirley, doing actual The former demonstrated the >l the system of teaching byt doing] Spokane. Wash.., Aug. pei feet work on. the typewriter while advices have been xecejved in Spo-J blindfolded. kane from Washington D.C. confirm- j The flick HaHware Co. had on ex- hibition six dillerent styles of the Monarch JMalleable ra-age, the exoel- nt q_uaU.ties of which were shown to the man' inquirers. Pho Taylor Milling Co. haxjl a full exhibit of flour etc the flour, made af Graham. naill in this ing- the reports from other sources' that the Yakima Indian reservation. in central Washington, probably will be opened to settlement andN entry i some time in 1910. when it is likely thafthe lottery system will be adopt ed in distributing the land among ac- tual homiiser-kers, TJw> Sydney Sees a Vessel At Mercy Of the Sea The exhibit in the tent coupled ;south of the Yakima valley, which is metre ATth. that of the bread, made from the uour made a sood axivertisement. L .Mackenzie Co., electricians, had a display of electrical apparatus and nxtures. A standard guage was the feature of the V.addell, the teaman, dispensed fine drinks of tea and to many to show the excellence of the blends he jiiakes n-om -the twenty-one varieties famed throughout the world for the excellence of its apples and other fruits. Tt is served on the eastern border by a transcontinental line. The reserve contains more than 000.000 acn-'g of land, which is adapt ed to almost every branch of agricul- ture. Much of it can be irrigated and made to produce large crops. Charles F. Hauke, chief clerk of the proven-ient-is in inV more of. tea and three of coffee lie handles. .The Letlh-bridge News had a stand, Coal Famine Is In Sight G-ypaey Jack second third. Time 53 see- by over and Chocolatr onrls. 1st. Fi Fi. (F. .Latham, Gypsy. Jack, (F. Woolf, Card- ston.) 3rd, Chocolate. (B. Kenney. Tiay- imond.) nhan in the num ber of horses showed. This year practically every -section in 'the registered draught (.-lasses Clyrles. a'lirl Shires, was j filled. In VC. U. Harv-ey's Bar- ion Sorby. the sweepstake winner of Mast year won hip class, but had 'to take si-eon'..l pbu-e i-n the- Clyde and Indian department, announces thait a coiiimission, now at work appraising- from which .T. B. "Davics- canvassed'j the lands, may be ready -to make its for the-paper and the clubbing final report early next, year, though therewith. (J. L-. Vrooman had. a Sharpies j the Indians seU tiie'ir holdings, Separator there, which is built on an entirely different principle irom the others and is much simpler. The Matmct Cream Separator was Annapolis. N. S., Aug. of the fiercest gales that has visited'the Bay of Pundy coast this- year, rageij hfre for several hours this morning. Sydney K. S., Aug. sev- eral ho-ors yesterday the- few people who braved the elements and -were out in the open at Xingan, -witnessed a sight calculated to bring terror to the hearts of the on-lookera. Fax out on the sea which rolls in iroin the Atlantic, a, schooner was seen with .-.ails partly set, careened by the blast of the hurrican--. which prevailed: It was evident that something was ser- 'ionsly wrong hoard. The -vessel ploughed her way into the bay and struck on thr> bench several hundred yards from the shoro. Waves broke the ship and a rescue party went nut hut no boat could live in no effort .has yet been made to have j thi. Thg wgsel the tie." The supposition is that the cap- lain finding that lv was ashore, or- j dered his men to 'boats which were swampnd. It a fishing Shire .1. llan.son of also on exhibition in another place. Cardsto-n, taking- the championship Pemonslrations of how t-o dam yoar-okl. Etonian. Ed. stockjngs were given by the local ag- ent, V. W. McO-uire. who also had a One Horse Lost Its Life .with his Aug. tlnm- be n serious coal shortage this com-1 Also rans, K-ootenay Bell, Maud W., Hodges of Magrath got sweep- ing, winter is the .opinion of Mr. -J. i and.Red Crow. stakes for nunvs with his line Clyde stock of Singer machines on hand. Russell, a-coal mine'operator who has i from a Nova Scotia port. been making a visit to Tabor and; Lethbridge for wevkp. "All the -coal .'niim1 uianagers I; have met and in fact i in en and others interested in coal are of tlie opinion tltat there ttill b't- a.. this winter and that, it- will be a serious he said. Mr. Russell stated "that the recent coal strike had ciepletr-d the stock? on hand considerably and that. mini's would not be able to, .catch up before the cold weather came. JL .-said Tr.-ni- ATTRACTION AT THE FAIR A few the Blood Indians, wiemb led before the photographer. Winnipeg, Auir. received from Ottawa this nftornoon I for the; Royal Canadian Afounted i Rifles to leave by special train im-1 mediatoly for- Fort WilJiam. where! serious riots HIV oc'C'.m.ng brtwcc-n special constables and dock laborers, Fovt William, Out., ble which has heeu brewing for some time -broke out, shortly after noon to- day when fiplit occnrr-d bftwfw special constables and the striking dock laborf-r.s. Sliols were lircd thick und fast and eight men .wero wound- t-.l. The fight, .started, when the spe- cial constables tried to return 'o their work after lunch- and the strikers 'n.-ruscid to Jot Tli.'rii go back to thoir posts. One of the constables drew his-gun and then trouble started. Guns wero much in -evidence. The police fired and one man dropped. In n. few nnnutes men appeared from every doorway and a fusilade of re- volver shots we're directed at thf C. The 'tu1'-' oily pulicr forci1.. Richordscm, of th" nal. slight; Chi'-f I'-H of tht.' in abdonn.'ii: stable- Lak'-, -.sliditly. ;.ci v, read this fiiternoun <-d-'fi'iit-1 if anv trouble-. iht y: .C. 3 .-iir- fi. Con- Jack ip- b.- MOTHER WANT SUB-LAND AGENCY The settlers of district between IjCthbridge and Hat are pe- titioning, for a sub land agency. ii Sndbury. Aug. liniinary dav afternoon. j H. Mfe-rriam, one of the. drivers for i tho Co. had an un- i pleasant experience this morriinp. He- drove dowix to the nuisance ground with .a load oi rubbish and v. !iin backing- up to dump it, the. wagon dropped and the whole outfit went j over the dump. Tin; alarm tin and: "the police' and were soon on. 1 One Kvas so badly bnnn.-fl that, it iia.! i be shot. The. otln-r is new r.-ei-iving Hio attention ft F1VE BURNED TO DEATH Detroit, Aug. special to the News from Hancock, Mich., says five- iiei.-ons lost thoir lives there early today when the residence of Edward1 DiV.ne burned. They are Mrs. Pioniife, 'Edward L. Dioniie, 8; Let- Dionm-, an infant; u ten year- old girl runed and a fifth per- son whose name has not been learn- ed. a short pru- at' Warren Ivobinson was BANK CLERK GETS 3 YEARS TorrwiTy, Aug. A. G. Anuer- of Montreal clerk., who yes- in. war- forlnnatr j rorday pleaded guilty to passing forg- 1 with only slight, bnrnp. od on the T. Eaton Company, HARRY THAW DECLARED t INSANE White Mains. N. Y.. Aug. Justice .VOlls handed down a decision this morning declaring that Harry IL Thaw is insont.-. He dismissed the writ of Habeas Corpus under which Thaw to se- his rdearif from Ivrattc- Wiiii and remands him to the custody of the state- atithori- ties of that institution. cnnaniUfd .ior trial on two charges of in'mnticidft. Th-j two daughters, Jessie and Ellen testified thoirj nidthcr. Mrs. Jiobia-son was brought j to Siidbury last .night and. lodged in I local Shu was accompanied j by her brother, Kev. Mat.he.son, .Vn'-.c-j byterian minister of Bcachburg, who; hurriedly caine to yt-sterday and visited the Robinson homestead.; Robinson'has-not'been appended al-j tliotigh a large force .'of constable.-: j are searching I he country for him. Ho i is sin. bushman and is suppos- ed to have struck for the north. j Robinso.n has not been arrested al- danghtexa and. the mother to 1! have buried thi- i I F. S. LxsffingweH of Warner ia in the city. Ho says harvesting will I there in 'tcsv days. The fivo brigadi around the place tlio wafron will b put thi- fire of the :irul was sentenced to three years in the penitentiary. Anderson .was, ar- reStKl in Vsincouvfr two ago. CHIEF JOE HEALEY AT THE HEAD OF IN THE PICTURE WITH H IM THE INDIANS AT THE IS HIS LIFE PARTNER. ;