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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. I. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., T H U R f D A Y A U G U 8 T 13, IIBI NO. 206. i A AT LONDON ONT. Serioos Damage Dote to Many CoDcems in Tkat, Cly 'v v London, Out., Aug. and vicinity were visited this after- noon with a terrific lightning storm, which ended in a small hurricane in which three people ;were hurt and thousands "'of dollars damage done. The roof of the South Western Trac- tion Co. was partly destrpyed and a fireman and engineer.slightly hurt. The roof oj[ the London rolling mills was also partly destroyed. The home of ,G. Pepper, was struck and partly demolished'. His daughter was injured, the shoe on her left foot being' lum that member be- ing badly burned. s Among the places .which also suffer- ed more or less were the London "Street--HaLlway, several cars being burned out. At the London Electric Co. one of the machines burned out and part of their wires. Bell Telephone Co., a large number of their' phones were put out of bus- iness, :j Fences and trees galore in the city and vicinity were torn up and scat- tered about the country. E. B. Stewart, from Michigan, has been in the city for the past eleven weeks studying conditions here with a. view to the culture of cigar leaf to. .bacco. Mr. Stewart hat had wide ex- perience iu the growing--and curing of tobacco and has come to the con.! elusion that raise a high class tobacco here. t He requires 90 days without froat and, he has seen 'almost thai length of .time- himself this year with not u sign of frost. Stewart will, if the proxect U teach 'the farmers-how to raise He himself, will uttond to the curing and putting it through the process for cigarg. W. C. has promiHCd to endeavor to get aid from the govern- ment similar: to that given the Su- gar Factory Raymond. _Jf Mr. Stewart's plans are carried out land values will soar some. The next few days will see develop- metits. Nothing definite can be giv. en out yet, BIG CROWD AT THE OF FAIR BACK FROM JAPAN R. L. Drury Says Immigration merit is Being Adhered to Victoria, B. C., Aug. L. Drury, Canadian Immigration com- missioner to Japan who has returned homo, says the immigration question and Japan has been :safcisf act only adjustc-d and monthly showi _ occupations and Japanest- c jining to Canada are furnished. The Japanese officials met his proposals in a fair and reasonable spirit and h. believes the Japanese will faithfully observe .the agreement made to re._ strict immigration to Canada, The. system of granting passports is bet- ing resisted to further arrangement, and under the new agreement all Japanese labor is practically shut off if being unable to enter without the consent of the Canadian government. DYNAMITE EXPLODED Norwood, Aug. tamping Jown a charge cf dynamite this after, noon, Ernest Haig and Win. Me. Dbugall were probably fatally in. The dynamite exploded and both men received frightful injuries. Estimated That Attendance was Larger Than Usual Races Pleased the Crowd -Judging Live Stock Judge's Change of Opinion Caused Comment SEVEN WITHOUT A SCORE Record Ball Game Be- tween Press and Y.M.C. "Spud" did not win his game and the Press did not lose btit the large crowd present saw the .best played game of baseball ever pulled off in the city. Both teams were right up on thejr toes and the result is that 1TCHELLIS GRANDMASTER A Calgary Aldermen At Head of Alberta Oddfellows Calgary. Aug. The Grand of Oddft-llows of Alberta, elected the following officers: J. Mitchell, Calgary, Grand Master. V. C. French, Deputy Grand Master. YV. G. Shera. Fort Saskatchewan, Grand Warden. 0. K. Tisdale, Grand Secretary- H. J. Adams, Grand Treasurer. E. Forster Brown, Macleod, Grand Representative, to the Sovereign Grand Lodge (which meets next month in Col.) The appointed officers are: Grand E.' J. Flavin; Strathcona. Grand T. H: Hinton, Psrjcher. Grand C. F. Corson, Pon. Grand R. F. Earl, Olds. Grand Rev. G. W-. Fortune. Rwi Deer. Retiring Grand Master Brown, of Macleod was presented with a beau- tiful Grand Master's collar by the membors of his own Mountain. view No. 4. C. V, Bennett, Lethbridge, was District Deputy Grand Mas- District, No. 16. H. seven irmihgs w-ftlvouT score. It was a pitcher's battle with honors about even between Murphy and Clark. The latter issued two passes but was strong in u tight box. The'Y. M. G, work ed like clockwork, but had nothing on the Press team, who ishowed that all .they was a pitcher to make up a. team that can give the best of them a battle. were the bases in Tour different innings and looked like scoring as many times but the nec- essary hit could not be found. Ken- ny and Kinnear both hit in the first innings but Van Tighem fanned. In tho third Pulley hit ixnn" Hennuber drew a pass .but Kenny flew out to Kobson, Nicholson, to McKcnzie and K-innear 'fanned. In the got to third but Kenny retired the side by a grounder to Again in the seventh Green got on on Green's error but died on "third. The V. M. C. got as far as third only once and did not come as near scoring, as did the Press. The City Band came Although 'the rains of the. first day of the Lethbridge District Agricul- tural Society Fair made things look rather gloomy foy the success of the Mi: and tiie threatening aspect of the sky yesterday .morning boded none too well, the fair will be another rec- ord of BCCO.SS greater than lias been. In the morning at the grounds the judges of the live stock did' their work in the presence -of thc exhibitors and quite a crowd of interested spec, tators. The heavy draft' stallions 'were as' usual the centre of attraction and interest. .Competition was very keen and the owners of the winners Ithow that they won. the honors from the best that can be.produced any. where. Thf.re were strong classes of both Clydesdales arid Percherous. j. R. .Hinshaw, of High River had six horses, some of each breed; Geo., [i'nerof High River had ten Perch- irons and R. W. Bradshaw of Ma. >rath brought a string of nine Percherons. Aded to these were a number of exhibitors with smaller numbers of animals. Geo. Lane's Percheron, Epatant, four years .old took the big prize in his class and ,vith four of Mr. Lane's mares, won "he special prize of a cup for the best Percheron stud. This prize .vith several others is given by the Percheron Society of America. The Olydesdale championship went to last year's winner, Baron Sorby, owned by W. H. Harvey of Lethbridge. In the award of this prize the only un_ jleasantness of 'the judging took .ilace, the owners of the other com- petitors'' expressing 'considerable sur_ (rise at the sudden change of opinion 'f the', judge, Bryce Wright, of'Do, Vifiton. Al Macleod last w.ek D. Gold Flake" was firsthand sixth.- YestffdAv. -the the outfits worn were remarkably well made and whole- parade was most gorgeous. But: tin- typical In- dian and 'exemplification of their life and .progress as given in' previous years were There were no carts nor pjol drags. The excellent pageant given hist your showjng the progreiwi of the radian's development from the drag and the barebacked rider to-tin- chief riding in his new rubber_tirt-d buggy with his squaw v beside him., and driving a team .Of ponies harneffi d with a swell harness, a of the parade missed yesterday. It was good, how- ever, very good and was ihe occasion of much strangers and new The ,The races. were? the.- b-st that have been pulled off Bere for some time. There were not- a great many entries were well satisfied with the sport. Tin- results were: Half.Mile Heats in each, were enough to provide good exciting races. The finishes were close "and the people NO DRUNKENNESS ATFERMNOW Men Therevf Do Not Want Liquor At All Winnipeg, Man.; F. W. some excellent music. The score: Y. M. C. McKcNZic, 1. f. Moore, J. 2b. Lcpper, s.s. Brandow c. Johnston r.f, Robson, c.f. Green Ib. Moore, G. 3b. Clark p. i'ame judge put Baron Sorby first and Jold Flake second. Although they :eemcd vfry indignant, no protests .vere entered against the decision, fine specimens cf the loble animal and opinions among horsemen the Herald to are livided. The judging of th't? horses .vas not completed until late last It did not take long to decide the orizfi winners. In the cattle classes. Uhe'.exhibit as usual was small, al- hdiigh much' larger" and better than 'n previous years. Messrs. J. B. }irie arid W. T.- Passey of Magrath, the'only.oxliibitors of sheep but animals wore, capable of beating i, large field. Thc number of swine m exhibition was much larger- than toforc ,and some fine hogs were hr-re. chiefly from the farm of G Hemelryk. Indian Parade The afternoon performaneti started >ff with thy- grand Indian parade with Lethbridge City Band leading the orocession. The parade in some res. was best yet given. The [ndhns' paint and dress wore more than previously. Many of Peters, assistant, to Win. Whyte, sec. ond vie? president of the C. P. R. ar- rived hqine this inpr'ning from "a triji Lynn, Garnish T. Adams, Actress C. C. Kmmett, Marvel P. Beat time: 55 1.2. 2-40 Trot or "Pace, mile heats Ott. Ethel Kirk Wealthy Farmer Took His Life Edmonton, Aug. N. Varty, who committed suicide near Fort Saskatchewan, possessed considerable He was unmarried and lived on a farm about four miles from Fort Saskatchewan. He had been ill for some time and iiad become despondent which it is believed led to his fatal act. He was living at A. Benson's farm near Fort Saskatchewan and was being cared for by an attendant. The attendant left him yesterday morning and the man stole down stairs and secured his rifle, a 38-55, he shot himself through the htad causing instant death. The remains being held at the Fort awaiting the arrival of a brother of from Van- couver, B C. sonrwiiiBE VICTOR TO- MORROW Liberal Party is of Carrying Saskatch- ewan B R H PO A E 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1. .4. 0 0 8 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 cent disaster there. Mr. Peters..said that the facts' as related in "the newspapers' were not in the least exaggerated. Never in all his life had he seen such a scene of destruction. Out of population of G.OOO souls there are 123 people Ml with homes standing. All the others have no shelter except for the teats that have been supplied and a fow small shacks that are being rap. _idly rushed up. The relief "work was splendid and all are working with tremendous energy. Everyone from miners to clergymen have spent all their time in relieving the sufferers and now the people are .beginning to forget their The beauty of tin.- WTTule tiling, however. lie said, i.s that there has not been a single case of intoxication since the fin-. The men there do' not want liquor at all and so there is none used. Apart from the liquor question there is no lawlessness, not a theft or breach of the law having b-en reported. The police are well or- ganized and are using a tent for the station. Cells are not required as there are no prisoners. J.E. Schultz General-Bryson James Smith, Jack Wilkes time: 2.34. 5.8 Dash, Sweepstakes, 1. T. Fullerton, Walcress. 2. C C. Emmett, Maine. 3. M. McLean, O'Day. Time 1.02 3-4. First Heat, Indian Relay 1. Jim Spearknife. 2. Cropped Eared Wolf. 3. Tom Spotted Bull. 5.8 Pony and 1. Lee Austin, Robert 2. Mrs. Black, Dolly.. 3. W. McKenzie, Carbine. Time 1.05 2-5: The judges were Col. Mackie, Supt. Wilson and J.-R. Anderson. Starters A, McGuire and J. Rose. Clerk of the course, A. E. Humphries. NOTES The crowd was as big as that of the first day last yss-r end today promises to be th'ii big day. A remarkable feature yesterday was the great 'Crowds of people on the grounds who did not go to the grand stand to watch the races. -The poul- try, the horses, and the hall exhibits held hundreds all the afternoon. The agricultural fair idea is growing. The stock parade consisted, entire- ly of horses but was as good as could seen anywhere. There were'horses re" that prizes at the greatest fairs in the country. Canada and the "United States and ai thoy marched past the crowd they sarri.d the ai-i? of an aristocracy. The parade was most creditable and was convincing pmof that the Leth. llriclgo Fair is a great howse show. The bucking contest provided much amusonir'nt to the crowd, and con_ sid ruble wonderment to the strang- ers. The first two horses were rid- den successfully by a white man and an Indian respectively. The third horse, a long Innky sorrel, made two bucks and landed his rider an In- dian on the track with a bump. He would not buck for the next rider so the prize money was divided be- tween the first two riders. MINING TOWN DESTROYED Ely, N. D.. Aug. pet own, a mining camp, located nine miles from Kly, with a population o! three hun- dred, was almost completely des- troyed by fire last night. The fire started in a saloon by the explosion of a lamp. There was no insurance. WILL DO HIM GOOD Mexico City, August Gould, son of George Gould, an heir to mil- lions, will work at a mine at Guana- juato for the next Month as a com- mon miner learning the practical ru_ dlnr.nts of mining. TO BE DOUBLE GRAiN PRODUCTION liegina, Sank., Aug. the Liberals absolutely confident of a big majority for the Scott govern- ment at the polls on Friday and the Conservatives hoping that Kaultain will carry 'twenty seats and thus split even with the government the Saskatchewan campaign will close to- morrow night. The enthusiasm dis- played by Liberals since the opening of the contest three weeks ago has been remarkable and the feeling of confidence in the result has been in- creased daily by the satisfactoey re- ports and assurances of victory pour- ing in from every constituency In the province. What Taber Expects To Do This Year Taber, Aug. talk with some of our farm implement merchants goes to sliow that the implement trade during the three weeks just end truly, amazing. At.no previous season during the history of Taber has there been so many reapers, drills mowers and rakes sold, as during the time above stated. "Last year It would be a good to have two stairways in the hall, one to go up and the other down. The stair is too small. The music provided by the Leth- bridge City Band was frequently and fav r.ibly comment d upon. The band was liberal with its music and helped materially in the afternoon's enjoyment. New Station On A. R. I. 24 0 2 21 0 Press Hennuber c.f. Kenny r.f. icholson Ib. Kinnear s.s. Van Tighem 2h. AB R H PO A E 200 0 0 0 0 00 1 5 1 0 23 0 4 21 0 0 0 0 201 4 Y> 1. 0 1C Macltod, for District 15. A, R. Demp. v-tor. Pindar, for District 17 and J. O. C. McDonald for District IS. Van Spanckeren 3b 300 Green c. Murphy p. Pulley l.f. By innings: Y. M. C. 000 000 Press 000 OOO on balls oft Clark 2; struck out by Clark 7, by Murphy 7; passed ball Green; left on -bases, V. M. C. 4, Press G; sacrifice hit. ,J. Moore; Stolen bases, Brnndow, Rob- son; attendance ISO; umpires, J. Green and C..O'Brien. The new station on the A. R. T. .ailroad ten miles from .Lethbridge, has been called Wilson. The first, car of freight to go to the new station is being sent out by G. M. Hatch. It will include posts and wire for fenc- ing his 320 acre farm, n mile fr the- new station, and seed wheat for seeding the land which is already Francis Joseph Ischl, Austria-Hungary, Aug. King Edward left for -Marienbad where he will take the waters this morning. Emperor Francis Joseph, who displayed wonderful activity duringr.King Edward's visit, was at the railway station to bid his royal visitors farewell. The emperor last Money Making In Southern Alberta How easily money is mfide in Southern Alberta. Some time ago a man bought a half section of land at an acre, He seeded it at an expenditure of ar. acre. A few months later he sold it with the growing crop for an acre. The purchaser is now harvesting a nr DOWN DISEASE Shaughnessy As Arbitrator night entertained King Edward at a crop that at current prices will give him an acre, making the land prr acre. That is making gala dinner during the course of which toasts were vxchanged expres- sive of, the mutual pleasure of the visit, the king congratulating Em- peror Francis J Berlin :r. iviwrr. for Ihc Kmporor's visit to London and His Majesty the King also wanted to show the Gorman people by hip re- lations with his mphew that the ententets which had been brought about with his influence had not been aimed against Germany, breast. Elliott then chased her into thc street. Tho woman is in a very Elliott and his wife came here from Detroit two weeks ago. Another body was found in ,1 wo-l at West Fernie. It was that of E.V. Lane, a painter. Thr mncrr.! taki-s place today. by committees of both sides with have been arrested in Portu- view of submitting a plan of union! gal belong to an important secret so_ clory oiety whose headquart.rs is in New. EX.M.P. DROWNED Almote, Aug. M. Rosa- mond, manager of the Almote Knit, ting Co.. was drowned in the Missis. ing European cities. It is known in Portugal as the Black Cross so- ciety and to it belongs the regicides Buisca nnu Gualn were killed at the time of thc assassination of King Carlos and Grown Prince, Phillipe sippi river last evening. TIr was atjand maiiy other persons who fled af. one time a well known nrtnber the deed for whost: arrest orders Parliament, have been sent to Paris and London, ;