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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 15, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Dafly Herald VOL. I LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1908. NO. 208 C. P.R. COMES TO FERNIE'S AID American League's ^Bett Batter Weds a Goorgta Girl Makes a Centribution Ten ThousaAd Dollars of Fcnii,., n. C, Aug. 14,-The lollow. ing iiiosHiigd to Mayor Tuttle wiih re. froin W: Whyto ot Uvn C. P. U. t'ldtiy; "I have seen for mysfilf tilt! iluvfiHlnlion and ruin of your thriving city caused by thp recent (he and hopiful manner in which llii^ cliydiH !iri' iK'aring their acvevo nst's ;iiid riideavoring to overcome ilioii" I liirvf! coinnnuiicnted with th'.' p.-csidfiit. Sir Thomas Shaugh. II. sriy, wl'.o \v auUmrizofi mo on b.;. hall ot the C. 1:* 1. conlpany to ai. �it I V ii L iiibul.r.n of $10,000 dol. Ill- I iiM! i-ii\ii.(d ot iho wisdyni jiMil i)r..|iritly ol ihi.- HUgg(!Stion maHe ill conversation by MV. !i|ndsay that tl)(^ Dominion and Provincial governments, or oTio of them should imni'.diiitely advance to the residents wlio.s(' houses were burned moniey sudicient to rebuild at once taking lis security buildings and propertyO as security property and buildings on it for repayment of ihe amount ad. vanoed with reasonable interest. This will enable the citizens to re. cover tluimselvis without advantage being taken of their misfortune and also .enable, them to provide comfort, able liabiinlion against ^thc cold which will soon overtake them." Augusta, Qa., Aug. 15.-Tyrus Ray. mond Cobb, the grout btttsman of the American League, ,and Miss Charlie Lombard were married today at The Oaks, the homo of the bride's father. The^Wodding was followed by a ban. qiiet at the Qeveflla Hotel, at which covers were hiid for fifty. The preaents came in wagon loads, six loads being takeii to the Lombard home yesterday and today. Cobb and bride left this afternoon for Detroit, where he will resume his hitting. Miss Lombard is an, her father being worth about $300,000. The couple will visit Japan after the base, ball Hoason closes. Cobb had a liard time finding a preacher to pirfonn the ceremony owing to flo many Augusta pastors be. ing out ot town on vacations, and he v/na very nervous lest something should happen to keoi) the Rev. Mr. Walker away. AH Georgia was int(!re.stcd in thi.' wedding and Cobb received telttgrams from Gov. Hoke Smith and other prominent men. MRACULOUS CURE OF SUFFERING GIRL SOCIALIST PUT IN THE FIELD Harry Smith of Coleman Nominated to Contest Macleod. District I'Vrnie, Aug. 1-1 .-The^ Lodger says: A convention for the purposo of nominating a candidate to represeirt the Socialist Party in the Maclecd divi.^ion, was held at Bell Vuo on the 10th inst. All the local branches of till' Socialist Party'and the differ nt Ijibor union wive .strongly represent, ed. T!ie choice of the convention f'dl t.i Mr. Harry Smith of Cohman. Mr. Smith is President of Cole, man local U.M.W. ef A. and although a young man he is an "old timer" ailing the "Crow." A strong cimpaign eonnnittee was fiiniied and a large uumbor of speak, eis will be brought into the Macleod divi.sioii and nn interesting fight will ensue. The mine.workeiv will plump for Mr. Smith. RAIN AT CARDS!ON (Spscia! to the K:rald.) Cnrdslon, Aug. 14.-The showers have retard.'il haying but the spriiij' grain i.s li ing /lided materially in its growth. The Kiiirm has donV mo:i goiiil thill liiiriii lis there has not hecii .iiillieient downpour to lodge (li Jail wheat iiiieul to any e.xtint. BOY KILLED I'.roekville, Out.. Aug. 14.-Harold Patterson, of O.xford Mills, 10 years of ugi , w.xs kicked to death by He was cleaning the animal ami struck its leg with the curry eoiiili. R.H.K ...G ...0 ...G ...1 TV. COBB MARRIED Continuous Prayer Resulted in Healing Young Kingston Girl Kingston, Aug> IB.-After suffering tor weeks from a complication of dis. eases, Mrs. Ghent, aged 20, claimed she received a message from heaven, and at once rose to her feet shouting her praises to God. For many weeks the young lady has been confined to her bed suffering agonies. She was unable to movi'. Si.x doctors were in constant attendance uiion her, but despite all their efforts the young girl received no relief. The doctors thought the case a hopeless one, as the girl's whole system svemed diseased, sufficing from inflamation of the lungs, ap. /lendicilia anil drying up of the lungs. The agony the girl suffered was intense, but throughout the long nights, lying upon her coucii of pain she ceast lessly called upon God to help her, begging that her health be restored to her that she might work for His kingdoih. Late this afternoau, after a lit of great agony duri^ig which tlic girl hud besought  help of the Almighty a smile of infinite sweetness was seen to overspread her wan face. The lines of pain seemed to disappear and shouting her praises the giii rose from her bed, telling of the message which had been given her:- "Arise and Come Forth in My Vineyard." The girl i.s now well and r.joicing it the great vision which she says >vas given to hi r. CLOSE ELECnON CONTEST IN SASKATCHEWAN RESULTS RECEIVED UP TO MIDNIGHT SHOW THAT THE PARTIES ARE RATHER EVENLY DIVIDED T CABINET MINISBRS WERE DEFEATED Motherwell and Calder Suffcjr Defeat -- Leaders of Both Parties Returned - Regina City Elects Bole--Saskatoon Went Liberal - Hon. A. Turgeon Was Defeated in Prince Albert but was Elected in Duck Lake - Moose Jaw City Elects Wellington Reports received up to midnight a\w\v that the eleciion in Saskatchewan was much closet; than expected. The voting brought forth some sur. prises. Hon. A. Turgeon's efeat in Prince Albert city was not unexpect. I'd as the Liberals were not vi.'ry hojieful. However, Mr. Turgeon will have a seat in the new Legislature as he hii� b'.'en elected in the new con. .stiluency of Duck Lake. Hon. J. A. Cald.r, Minister of Kd. ucation and Provincial Treasurer,, from lilt", st reports has been defeated in the new constituency of Milestone* by A. K. VVhitmore, a well known Re. gin business man. I'remier Scoit and the Opjiosition '.eader, Haultuin, ar;- bolli elected as 'iiid be-;;n anticipated. Tlie cities split evenly. Saskatoon and Regina electing Liberal.s and Prince .\lb rt and Moose Jaw Con. iervative.s. J. K. Mclnuis, of the Region Standard, the C mservative �jrgan, ])redicted the iiiglu bvforo I'i ction that Hault'aiii would win all the city seats. - � Hon. \V. R. Motlierwell, miuis'.er of agiieulture, has bei'ii defeated in North Qu' Appelle. The standing of the parties as the Herald goes ti press, counting the .seats classed as "probably elected" is as follows: Liberals-10. Conservatives-17. Seats unheard from-1. Klection later-1. The seats unheard from are in thi; ii(>rthern part of the province and have been claimed by the Liberals. U. S. FLEET LEAVES Visit to New Zealand Was MUch En. joyed BASEBALL RESULTS HAS'IJFRN: At Proviilenco- Providence ............. ]{ At Washington-Washington ...............^'..1.4.0 (Miicago .........................0.2.0 Second Game- Washington ..................3.12.2 Chieago .........................2,5.1 At Philadelphia- St. Louis .............. Pliilailelpliia ........... NATIONAL: At Pittsburg-Pittsburg ........... lioston ................. At St. Lou if!- St. Louis........................4.a.a Cineiiinati ......................B.8.4 Auckland, Aug. 15.-Cordial fare, well messages have been exchanged betwieii Atlmiral Sperry, commander if the American batl,leship flei-t, and the Zealand authoritii's. Sir Joseph Ward, the premie.' voicing the s. nti. iiieiits of the people of the Dominion, said: "Vour all too .short visit to New Zealand unquestionably h;is iLiiwii thi' people of the United States and this Dominion closer together." Admiral Sperry, in reply, said: "The rece|)iioii accorded the battle, ships fleet at Auckland had been heiirty and cordial beyond expecta. lions and il will unite in closer bonds till' two white r.iees whose interests in the Pacific are id.ntical. The fleet is to leave here at 8 o'clock iliin morning. al, 13U majority, 8 polls to hear from, no change. .SWJFT GURBENT-Uoii. Walter Scott, 100 majority, m w seat. YORKTON-Garry, LilM-nil 15;5 mnj., no change. Rl'JGINA-J. F. Bole. Liberal, 264 majority. Bimains unchanged, though Bole's majority la:-gely increased. SASKATOON-A, P". MeNiihb, l-iber- iil. 68 majority, new s.iit. SOUTH BATTLEFO'Bli - Simpson, Lib., large majority, new seat. HUMBOLDT-Dr. Necly's election cone ded. No change. MOOSOMIN-Smith. Lib. has 45 ma. jority in 23 polls. Lilierals claim his el( ction. A gain. ROSTHERN - Ens, Liberal, no change. SALTCOATS-McNutt, no change. DUCK LAKIWHon. \. Turgeon. Probably Elected ARM RIVER-Geo. A. .Scott. ESTEVAN-Bel I.FRANCIS-Stevenson." HANLEY-McNeil. TOUCHWOOD-At Kiiwon. Total Liberals elecled and probably elected-in. INTERVIEW WAS A FAKE Chinese Minister Never Made Statea ments Attributed by New York Papers Washington, Aug. 14.-Chinese minister Wu Ting Fang smiled when shown the Tokio despatch which referred to an interview alleged to have been given by him to a Now York ni'wsiiaper on the subject of American and Chinese alliance. "I remembijr the occasion well enough. A cor.'espoiident ot the New York news))aper came here and called my attention to the statement in regard to the posible alliance between China and the United States. He asked me what 1 thought ot it and I /old him that whatever 1 thought of it personally, it would be manifestly improiier for me, a minister, to say anything about it except that it "was (juile interesting. My country sent me here to transact diplomatic biisi. ness, and, ot course, I have no right 10 express an outside opinion on the iuternatioiial matters." WIVES GAINING Windsor, Out., Aug. 14.-It is now believed that George Ferguson utliler aifbst for bigamy has four wivt^. ALBERTA ENFORCES LORD'S DAY ACT LIBERAL VVADliN.V-Pierce, new seat. SASKATOON COUNTY-\V. C. Suth. erlaml, ex. M. P. P., nn change. CANNINGTON-J. D. Stewart, Liber- GENERAL BOOTH'S EYES Repoted That Aged Leader from Cataracts Suffers .....2.6.0 .....;i.7.l .....2.10.1 ......1.7.1 Wednesday's Frost Did Very Little Damage Winnipeg, Man., Aug. It.-Samples of wheat received today from poluta reported to have had frost Wednesday night, do not show any ofTeet. At some places where frost was reported, even garden stuft does not show damage, and It iii felt that t>w-liig to the advanced condition of the whcut, no ilamagu can, result. Weather today has licon most favorable. fliirvestlnR Ib progrnsBlni; In u very satisfactory maimer niiil by Stonday will he fairly general. Samples of the now wheat which hiivo boon tested by mlllcrH, reveal n most excollent milling ipiality. Londii.i, .\iig. I,').-An oflicer of the Salvaiioii .Vrmy confirms the re. poi't that has been eurrent fur some iime that Cieneral Booth is suffering f.'om ealariicis cm both eyes. "The I'Gneriil has not yet taken to weiiriiig plll.^s(s," said the olllcer, "and can see heter without them; btit lie cannot re;id .anything but large tyiie ami li.' Iiati to liolil that clos" to his eves." ''�^ HONORED BY VETERANSOF 1866 Splendid Tribute to Lieut.-Col. Higinbotham of Guelph CONSERVATIVES MOOSE JAW-J. H. Welington, 810. majority, no change. PRINCE ALBERT-J. E. Bradshaw defeated Hon. A. Turgeon by 180 majority. A Conservative gain. SOURIS-Riddell, 236 maj., new seat. SOUTH QU'APBELLE-F. W. G. Haultain, large "majority, no clmnge . REGINA COUN,TY-F. C. Tate, .joo majority, new scat. PIPESTONE-A. B. Gillies, ex- Af.P. P., large maj., new seat. MAPLE GREEK-Wyli*', large ma. jority no change. MOOSE MOUNTAIN-Dr. Elliott, probably elected, new .seat. MILESTONE-Whitmore leader by 100, over Hon. J. .\. Ciilder, election probable. NORTH QU' APPELLE-J. A. Mac- donald defeats Hon. W. R. M' ther- well, a Conservative gain. MILKSTONE - Whitmore defeats Hon. J. A. Calder, new seat. PHEASANT HILLS-Willway, new seat. PRINCI-; ALBERT COUNTY-S. J. Donaldson, no chang,'. Conservatives Probably Elected LAST MOUNTAIN-T. A. Anderson. NORTH BATTLKFORD-Ciaig. REDBKRRY-Evans. WEYIIURN-Breschel. Provincial Righters elected and probably elected-17. Ridings Unheard From PELLY, KINISTINO. VONDA, CANORA-4. The el ction in .\thabasca lakes place Inter. -_^--- Rev. Wm. Rochester Speaks Well of This Province in That Respect Guelph, Aug. 14.-The Guelph Herald has the follnwiiig Mm that will interest many piiiple in Lethb.idge and Southern Albcrl.i: An event not on the ollicial iiro-grame for Oltl linys Week took place at "liivi'rview" mi Thursday morning when the few riimiining members of the 30Ui Welliligt'.ii Rifies (No. 1 ANIMALS AT EXHIBITION Will bi Valued at Dollars One Million RUMOUR WAS ENTIRELY FALSE Nothing in the Report That C. P. R. Strikers Were Riotous The mliiiiiture riot at the CI'.U. shops yesterday was not as gcrlous 11 rv nflair as the street reports mnile out. It iipiiuiirs thiit some boys wcru on the roof ot the shops throwing stones at the big suioloiiltry and p..; st.iek, $10,000; 1,400 dogs, $100 I'idmonton, Altn., Aag. II.-T'u'l the Lord's Day Act is being lietler observuil Ihiiii in any other iiai't fi' the west, luul that the attorney ii-eriU's department has over l)oen reiii!.\ to respond to the roprcsontutioiss ji thii Dominion Alliance in conneLtin i with breaches of the law is the le.s-liiiiony ol Kev. Wm. iiochcster, w.'.-^l-eru secretary of the .\lliiince, who s now on a month's tour of Alljeitn. "How is the Act being eiifoico'l in -Vlberta?" the reporter nskeil. "We lind the authorities in .Vlberta arc very ready to respond f.i .' \ rcpre.wntiitions by our'on with reference to violaticiiis of tlu' Act, and on attention being 'Irawii to certaih cases the tleparlmeiit has immediately iiistriicteil its rcprescii sativcs in tho locality couceriicil to give warning, and where this is neglected to prosecute." "Without making invidious com-liarisons, I may say that the act is better enforced in Alberta than in any other province of the west. People have every rcu.son to be grateful at the disposition shown by tho Attorney-General and his deputies to give tho Act a reasomilile enforcement in tho province." Speaking of the .Sunday running of trains, tho secretary said that the -Vlberta government were decidedly more energetic in this regard than thu sister provinces, ami thus far in tho only one that has titlieii thai i|Ucstion seriously. "The policy nf the .Vllinncc has been to confer with the rtiilways and secure Voluntary recognition of the .Vet, anil Pr. Moore, llu' geiieriil ncc rotary, has stali'd tbiit '.>,"i per cent of the vioUitioiis that hiivy come to the atteijtion of the heail ofhce in Toronto have l)een corrected without proseculion." YOUNG WOMAN KILLED Hrockville, Out., Aug. 14.-Mrs. Louise Springer, Alice towiishii), in att;mpting to stop a runaway team on her husband's farm was struck by the wagon tongue, receiving injuries which caused her death. She , 2d years old. CONTRACT FOR POWER SERVICE WOOL SALES AT CARDSTON (Special to the H..rald.) Cardston, Aug. 14.-Mr. K. Harker liii:- disposd cj Harker B.'os. clii), somi' 7,(m lbs. to W. Benson & Co., if Montreal. The shipment will be made from New Dayton s.iitioii or from .Stirling. While price's are n- t so good as last yiar, the cli)) has been e.xcei). tioiially heavy. TABER NOTES Company) who mii.ehed out of this I eiicl,, $140,000- and .500 cats, $10,000. ' making a of 1,205,000. It must he understood that in making llii'se ealeulations these are show animals and therefore not to be estimateil in value as ordinary .stock. Nine thou, sand animals will take part in the parade. 'I'aber, Aug. i:i.-Mr. ('. U. William son, government homestead inspector j is in town for a few days on business for a few tlii^'R on biisliieKK. "Mr. Samuel Clark of Coalville, Utah, is visiting his son ,). K. Clark here. Air. Clark, sr.. declared that his vocabulary in Kiiglish is not broad onough to enable him to do justice in describing the many mag-niriceiit fields of wheat and oats that he has seen'in this great province of .Vlberta. Ho Is enthused with tho lay of tho land generally and predicts fortunes of wealth to thoso who stay with It. Invitations are out amunmcliig the early marriage of .Vrehlo V.oomis and Miss Genive Wing, both of Tuber. city op Ahireh 8(h. I8G0, at the country's ciili, uiiilei- Ihe comjiiand of Colonel (then Captniii) Higinbitham, gathered together to do honor to their old comm:iiidiiig 'ifli(;er. It showed that the social fi'iiliire of the reunion has b en kept iipiiermost, and the event above was a graceful tribute to a geiitlemiui iiuw in the declin. ing year.-- of life who i-s universally honored and ri'sp. cted by every resident ot the Riiyn] City in which he and his esiiuiahle family have always occupied such pnaninent soci il po. siliiiii. It was fell that Col. Higinbotham woiiM jipjireeiute a visit from some of "the old guard." The reception committee touk up the siigges. tioii with mixi ediiimeudable enthusiasm, and ar.-iini-'ed for the "Kilties Hand" (2!llli), uf (lull to he;id the ))ro. cession to (',1. 11 iglnhotliam's residence. On ur:iving at their destination, the Colonel's live suilw.vrt sons welcomed the coiiimiltee, veterans and band, at the foot of the lawn, and escorted them to the verandah, where the head of tlii' family with Mrs.Higinbotham ami ilaigliti-oiighl on from overwork. C. P. R. FOREMAN FINED Swiit Current, Sask., Aug. 14.-On information laid against loc'-fore. S. Hayward. ot ll^ � O.P.R., "hv allowing a man without a certificate to operate a st am boile:-," li(> was fined twenty ilollar.s and the costs liy Justice of the Peace Luidhy. HARVESTERS AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, .Vug. 14.- Five thousanii hirvesters and farm laborers .-each d the city tonight by the CP.11. spe. eiiil I'Neiirsioiis. There were' liv trains. The hirm rs th:-ouglioiit tin country have been aiixiniisly wiiitin(.' vv.:rd of tlie iiiimher coming, as they are somewhat doubtful if they wi get all the help they want. .\s llii.-is only the (list crowd coming in. there sei-iiis littli' tear of ii slio.-tagi of men. Winnipeg Pastor Up Against Serious Charge Ontario Government Accepts Tender of McGuigan Construction Co. Toronto, .Vug. 13.-An agreement was signed this evening awarding tlie contract for the building of the Ontario government power transmission lilies to the V. H. AfcGuigan Con. slruction company. The line is from Niagara to St. Thomas in the west and Toronto in the east, 293 miles and till' contract is for $1,270,000. GATES JUST SMILED When He Lost of $40,000 on a Coin the Turn GOING TO ALDERSHOT Montreal, -Vug. 14.-Col, Uobertson and three ofllcers and eigiit men of the 48th Highlanders leave for Al. dershot by the Kmpress of Ireland from Quebec next Friday. Thry will be the guests of the Gordon High, landers while in England. Winnipeg, .\liiii.. Aug. M.-Bov Victor lleiining faced a serious charge in tho police court this morning, a case of having carnal knowledge at a girl under tho age of 11. Theri! was a riiward olTereil a few ilays ago for this man, but this fure-nooii ho gave himself up to the police. Ho had been a resilient of the city for some time and was In charge of a church in the north end. 'flie plaintilT in the is a member of his church. New York, Aug. 14.-Mayor Charles 0. Birmingham of Giilvest'm, Texas, who has b:cn at the Hotel Astor for the last week on his lirst visit to New Yo:-k, admitted today that he was a great friend and admirer ot Jiiliii W. Gates, and gavi' some of his reii-soiis. In the smoking compartnunt ot a train oii his way to. .Vslibmy Park he regaled a gr.aip of men with a sto.-y ihout Mr. Gates. "Mr. Gates is surely a dead game �ipoil," he said, "and I have b;'en iniieli aiiiusd to learn that some of Ills Texas friends want hiiii to run fur ciuignvs. If lie ;'uns iji that dis. Iriet he will be elected hands down. The other day he paid a short busi. aUfSs visit to u Texas town and i ii. Ii'iireil himself to the hearts of the local populace. "Some of the gameslers nt the town 111 ard in advance that Mr. Gales was loiiiiiig and pr('|)a:-ed to furnish a lit. tie entertainment and excitement. They raised a poker pot of $40,000. " '.Vll right, boys,' saitl Mr. Gates. ! really haven't the time to plaj poker for that roll ot nioney, but I'll 'tell you what I'll do. I'll match you tor it.' "The;-e was a hasty eonsultati'm and the delegatinu agreed to the pro-|io.-iiil. Mr. Gates pulled out a halt 'lollar and sliifip d it down on the luble, snying: 'I'm inateliiiig you." "Gne of the niemliers of the delegation fished out a quarter and covered it on the table with his p:dni. Gat s lifted his hand. He had heads lip. 'I'he Texan lifted his hand and di-^playi'd tail.-i. "(bites just grinned, took out his eliL'ckljJok and wrote his check for $40,000 to the leade;- ot the party, Thi'ii he bought all around." Sp-ingfield, Mass., Aug. 14.-At the regaita here, St. Mary's A. A., Halifax won the senior iiiteriiatiomil (our. oarded straight nway. Boston, Mass., Aug. 14.-tiovernor Cnnis Guild, Jr., was operated on tor appendicitis at tho Charles Gate Hospital this afternoon The opera, lion was pronounced successful. ;