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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TKe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethbridge, Alberta. Tuesday, August 1IJ, Kuiubre 207 TEN THOUSAND BUSHELS OF WHEAT THRESHED Is the Boast of a Milk River Farming Co. GRADED 1 Homestead District About to Cut Spring Wheat Crop [Harvesting is now fairly general idling; the entire line from l.etbbriilgu ,to In the vicinity of Colitis very much land is farmed oKiiifi to the fact that the lownsile is on the raise of a HUarantine wliiirc.no. Ljiiil.can he bought. Keen ID' the I-ferald, Dr. veterinary- iuspTOtoi: at said that in Hie -homcsileall district, east of (Joutts ncanly all the fall wheat had lieen tut, and a start-had: made on the spring grain- With regard lo yields, he slated that where the soil ihatl been: properly prepared, there -were exrollent crops, but, where ssed rhad heew put on stubble the crop was 'comparatively light. Milk n'.wer in. all: probability, leads Southern Alberta in the matter or .grain sMpmonts. A Herald rcpre- i tentative, visited the town on Mon- 1 d.iy, and in cpftverEation with P. -f. Hovde, manager of the Jones Dill j-Elevator, he was informed that three icars of this yoatfs v-hcat had been i I loaded on Monday.. One car has al- ready been. shipped' from this point, I. now-on its way to Fort'Wil- Iliaiii. 'I'liis .gralii has'; been delivered by K. H. ot 'the MilU IKiver farm of, the Bohrnstedt Farm- ing Co. The vaiicly is, winter wheat', and the and'the prick of. 76 cents was paid. 'This Farming bushels of this year's rwjieat threshed which all averaged 25 bushels to the acre, and this will ho shipped just as soon as cars cab be secured. The ele- vator has now on order 10 cars which they are hop'tou; to load by the end of this week.' I. L. Mills, who lives twenty.miles! east of town, was in yesterday wii.h two loads of old wheat, and reported that the thresh- ing machine he at .work on his place today.. .'There will he a' big yield of flax- in district, and a promi- nent uiian estimated hrsh- cls to bushels. The elevator is making provision for the storing and shipping of this grain, ft il es- timated there Tv.il! be a third more grain in-Milk River district this year than (Continued on page S.) ANOTHER DISASTER IN GERMANY Germany, Aug. 13. Twenty-six workmen wore bnr- led today by the fall of a slag bank at a-n iron works in the suburbs .of this city. Eight bodies have been extricated and it in believed that all the men perished. ENLARGE SCHOOL AT COLEMAN Coleinan, Aug. Disney, con- tractor, is rushing work .on the', addi- tion to the tjOleman Public school, with the intention of having it .ready for occupancy when school re-opens on August -ti. The addition is 32x34 feet, two storeys with. concrete" foundation and full basement. When completed the school will have eight class -rooms. Tlie total improvement to the building, including grading the grounds will cost, in the neighbor- hood of .The trustees .have purchased four additional .lots to add to the school grounds, .while the con- templated closing of jllayfair avenue will also add a" portion -iff that thor- oughfare to the ila'ygiminds.' The caretaker's house' has-been moved further back, and re-pairs are being made to it. To Implicate Men Higher Up hi N. Y. New York, Aug. ex- torted from gamblers and disorderly houses In New York City, u; said to find its way Into the pockets of three men "higher who are the real heads of the graft syndicate that pro- vides police protection for a price to -tlie underworld. information has been placed In the hands of the District-Attorney by pri- vate detectives working with him on thu Hrisenthal case that men "higher up" are a la'wyer, u hotel pro- prietor, who claims strong political af- filiations, and a police official. The poliee inspectors are also said to be profiting richly from graft. District-Attorney Whitman now is convinced that "Bald .lack" Hose told the truth, when he said that at least was collected from gunib- lew in one section New York alone. The District-Attorney is not willing to hazard a BUMS on the total amount of blackmail extorted, ho is convinc- ed 'that it runs into millions. of'Mr DIckenson. Tho family came otic sons, was set to to the city six months ago from Wll- music. A. copy was sent to Pa. Hie Emperor, by .request, and he acknowledged the same CIRCUS TRAIN JUMPED I.acombf, Alia., Aug. show v train left the track near dive on the v way to Lacombe today. .'Engineer Jen- kins was hurt, but. not fatally, while the fireman escaped by jumping. The elephant fell era' the musk ox staving I in its ribs. THE B. C. LUMBERMEN ARE VERY WARM PAY; DAY AT COLEMAN Coleman, win .be- -pay .day-.for. the..miner's employed Coal and Coke c6mpany and-the McGill- vray Creek Coffl, company's mines. Some will be paid to 'the miners for, their during the monih of .July. A NEW BRITISH FLYING RECORD London, Aug. new British al- titude record was made at Salisbury Plains yesterday by George De 1-Javi- land, who tool> a passenger to a height of I'ect in an army biplane, and remained at that altitude for nearly hours. S. F. Cody on a biplane miles an hour, a new.. British record tor biplane speed. STRET CARS TO RUN ONjSATURDAY SURE 1 Motor 'Generator Arrives and the System. Will be in Operation at Time" Promised by Superinten- to People to Make it Pay Says Calgary Manager Tory Friends at Ottawa are Not Collecting Duties Ottawa, Aug. altitude ot he government in refusing to.collect duty oh sized llunber entering the prairie provinces" which the J xche quer Court has decided is dutiable, until .the' appeal to the Supreme Court is heard, has brought forth a vigorous protest, from the British Columbia lumber interests.1 George H Cowan, e-v-M.I3., counsel for the lunir her men, was in (Ottawa today and protested io Hon. J. D. Reid and the. Acting Premier, Hon. George I-L Pcr- ley, against the customs not collecting duty until the appeal- is heard. It is understood the government has refused to change its stand, and l continue to allow lumber to en- ter free until after the appeal is heard. The government from the first has taken the stand that the lumber from which the.dispute arose was not dutiable, though the Exchequer Court lias decided against it. "The stand of the Commissioner of said Mr. Cowan, "is that there is no law to administer, be- cause the notice of appeal suspends I lie law, and no action can he taken until the Supreme Court, case is heard." Mr. Cowan disputes the stand, and claims that duty should have been collected as soon as the Court decision was given. If anyone "sees .something strange bearing the.sign "Lethbridge Munici- pal Railway" proceeding up the street .next' Saturday after- noon sharp at four o'clock, he will. I know thai'llie Lethbridge street ear system is 'a reality. 1 On Aprill Sill Mayor Witch turned UK; first troll oi. the street icar sys- i icm. On August 17th, just tour i months anid one week, tho system will be im operation. That is a record which lias never been equalled in Western Canada, and the West has set somq records within the past ten jears. There if no, longer any doubt that Supt. Rdd will live up.to'his prom- ises. last-worry vanished this ir.'orning.! when the C.P.R. freight ol- i fice informed him that the long-look- crt-for motor generator set had ar- rived frain Chicago. H'wns-immcili- alely cteiiri'd, and will he r.t't in place in a temporary building neat thn car hum siJcfctwlav. arrival of this, piece of machinery, all that remains to do is to put it into place, connect up the wires from tlie power station, and the feed wires lo the trolley circuits, turn on the and set the cars in motion. The explanation looks simple, ibiit' there will be some lost sleep this week before it is all ac- complished. This.is to he! a great week in the. history of I.cthbriiigr, and next weak is to be another. With the all-per- vading air of optimism which has hmi superinduced by Hie reports of harvest conditions and'general excel- lence of the crops, with the optimis- tic reports of coal conditions through- out the south, and with Lethbridge. coining out in such new tugs us a street railway and a new lighting sys- tem all in one ivcek, there .can he no longer any doubt that Lethbridgc is destined to occupy a' huge spot on tho map ni .Sunny Southern Alberta. .Nest Monday morning ilic street (.Continued on 'page 8.' WAS VERY NEARLY CRUSHEDTO DEATH Coieman, .Stanhals, a sixteen-year-old lad, employed 'as "tripper" by the International Coal Coke Company, was seriously injuied ami escaped death in a -most miracu- lous manner on Saturday. Sinnlmls was riding on thc-iuotor, contrary to company rules, and :is the trip np- proached the entry he jumped, off to open tho door. Slipping on rail, the lad fell in front of the compress- ed air motor, and only rare presence of mind and prompt action on the part of tho engineer savxid him from wheels. The injured lad was picked up and conveyed to the Miners' hospital, where an examination disclosed, OIIQ I of the bones iu 'the left ankle fractur- ed, tho ankle cap displaced, a deep I cut extending around the loir nearly i lo the kuoo. which required thirty j stitches to close, and the right j severely bruised. j Stanhrtls is resting easy today, and, while by no means out of danger, ho will probably Uo pulled through with- out (he-low chairman.ot the board oi direc- offlcer and tors'of the Grand TrunK-and Grand penal yacht while the Czar the Czar- roads, arrived in Winnipeg toclaj on ina and then children were be- tollr ot the lines of ing conned from Malta their fav- orite resort in the Crimea, to Sebas- tapol. The Czar, was to .have been com palled to either abdicate the throne oi to abrogate .his powers and to pro claim a" limited monarchy and a con- stitutiorial regime. The seizure of the Imperial family was to have been the signal to tho mutinous' Baltic fleet, the crews of which were to have arrested all their officers and to have, attacked Cron- stadt and St. Petersburg simultaneous- days ago to the officers forbidding them under, pain of degradation and dismissal to discuss the political un- rest among the fleet equipages with outside persons and civilians or even with their wives. The whole of the commissioned personnel were compel- led to sign this urgent injunction. Strict, censorship is now exercised over all references in the press to the recent disquieting symptons aad grave disaffection among .the rank and filt of the army and navy-. RAN A SPIKE THROUGH HAND Coleman, Aug. playing at the rear of the Coleman Bulletin of- fice on Saturday afternoon, tlVe sev- en-year-old son of A. E. Knowles foil and ran a spikR completely through his hand. The spike was imbeddfld in a piece of plank, some five feet long, ,Ix Inches wide, and one and a hah' inches thick. Tho plucky lad, al- though his left, hand 'was nailed firm- ly to the plank, picked up the heavy piece of timber and hustled towards homo to "get n hummer to pull the noli out." The hand was so firmly milled to the wood that it took con- siderable strength, to release the boy. After a surgeon had bandaged the wound, the 'little' fellow rnsuined his play, tailing the accident as an.overy- day occurrence. P. E. I. BOY DROWNED AT VANCOUVER Vancouver, Aug, 12. Harrison Mc- Lean, aged' twenty, was drowned yes- terilay in liarrlson river. The body has been recovered, and will be ship- pod to 'Charlottetown, P.E.I. KILLED IN SIGHT OF PARENTS Vnncouvei" Aug: Five-year-old Donald McDonald, was killed today In. plain sight of his parents by an automobile. '.The from behind another machine, VANCOUVER REJECTS OFFER.'FOR BONDS Vaucduvei, Aug of- fer for the purchase of. citj 40 year debentures.: 000, at 93, was not accepted by the city. pacjfic railways, and, K. .J- Hie o the Pacific coast "Dr. J. Hutchison, chief medical officer of the G T P Mrs Cham- herlin. and Mr. Smithers, jr Miss Smithers arc also members, of tile party. The party will proceed to the West tomorrow, being reinforced by Gen oral manager Moiley Donaldson, P. Hinton, general passenger agent, and H. II. Brewer, -general superin- tendent of. the G T P They Toronto, Aug. Martin, M P foi Uast St Pancias, I in the British house, was in Toronto on Saturday. "Fighting Joe" charges that the jingo element in fngland largely lor its own social and political advant- ages, and aided bv its, Canadian min-' ions, has set nscit to stampede people of both countries He adds that the Canadian ministers in Lon- don this summer precipitately capi-I lulated to the stampede earned oil their icet by the noyeltv and delight o[ the attention them. "The suggestion that Sir Wilfrid Launer should meet Mr Churchill and Mr Boidcn for the purpose of agreeing on the Canadian policy is presumptuous one on the part ot Mr Cliuiclull or whoevei made said Mr Martin "It is still recognized bj Britain that Sir Wilfrid is the ablest and most influential and repre- sentative Canadian uhen it comet to Imperial affairs "There is no moie reason now lor mating the naval policy of the gov- erninonf continued Mr. Marxm, "than there uas when Sir( i Wilfrid introduced bis bill to create i Canadian navy Mr Martin declares that the Cana- dian ministers so far been car- ried off their feet in England that they hale sought to male it appear' that about one-half of the Canadian' people'weie in faioi of separation, and that the only satetr against an- nexation with the United States f fronJ may haye An urgent order was issued a few o r he ilnDS to the m.c mm in thft officers forbidding end 01 the steel west of bdmonton, and subsequently will proceed west- ward to Vancoum the C P R From Prince Uiipert the party 'will travel -inland as fai as the hue is completed. the exile of the Liberal paity power. "Mr Borden's speech been said he, "but T cannot sav that for other minis- ters Mr Foster has been the ;star periormer at a lot of Tory jlcmon- stiations anil shortlj before I lelfc Fngland I attended a banquet to_ Canadian ministers where Mr. Halen told jibe people that the of September 21 last was Motor; against separatiol." statements, as Canadians all Such know, arc absolutely unjustified and -would, be resented and 'emphatically repudi- ated by Liberals in this country ev- erywhere." MINES GETTING BACK TO FULLSHIFT STAGE First Full Pay Roll in a Year and a Half This Month Output of Local Number of Men to be Employed For the first time in seventeen months, the No. shaft ot the- Gait incs lias .a full foae on hand, and at the ciid of this month the com pauy will check out ita first full paj- roll since .March S1..1911. No.-3 mine Is-also working lo Its full'Capacity, although the company curtailing its opeiations there with a view to closing down the mine in a couple oC years To all tire other reasons tor opti- mism, therefore tneie'niay "now'he added the fact that tho coal .mining business in the Lethbridge field is once more on n solid foundation. This winter will see, the..coal-mines .here working to full capacity. The martet, which has so long been' glutted with American coal. Is open to receive iis supply from the natural sources o-'cc more, and there Is no doubt now ti'at I.ethbrldge will be able to rely on its coal mines to supply the pavroll which has been lacking1 for nearly a year and one half. An estimate of lire output of conl from the six working mines In this district for this winter shows that an enoruious amount ol the will be shipped' dining Ihe next eightl months It also shows that Leth- bridge mil haie a paj roll of no mean to look at each month Heie it is in cold figures: Daily output Men Tons-- Em'pl'il .No. 3 Mine No. It Mino Lethbridge Collieries Chinook- Collieries Diamond Collieries Koyal Collieries 500 500 1200 BOO 800 200 -1300 150 500. 400 200 100 1425 This is a conservative estimate, as In the busy season, any ot the mines may work double shifts, and thus don-, bin their output. This will be done this winter If lepoits recened this morning -from several of the managers are correct. They expect a heiuj coat season as the market at the present time is almost depleted of any stock of coal. The "above figures represent ..mprft than one hundred cars of coil dlily from Lethbridge during the months, while the payroll month represent cloie to month. Hefore winter Is Leth- bridge Will one of the bhlpphig points Ib the ;