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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald 9J VOL. I LETH BR I OQE, 6 A T U P A Y AUGUST 16 131 NO, 201. C P. R. COMES TO FEME'S AID Makes a CNtriMtiN rf Tea Itmaii B. C., Aug. follow, ing Mayor Tuttle was re- ceivc'iMrom Whyte of the C. P. R. today: "1 haveseen for myself the devastation and thriving1 city''.caused' ruin of your by the recent TV. CO8B MARRIED fire and hopeful manner in which tin-, c'imn.s are bearing their sever .oses atui endeavoring to overcome chejti. I liiive communicated with th-j Sir Thomas Shaugh. n.'pov, who w authorizes me on ha.ll of the C. V V. coinpany to as. ?i-t l-v n cri'iibul-r-n ilol. I c to his e.ves." Splendid Tribute to Lieat- Col. Higinbolham of Guelph Giu-lph, Aug. Guelph Her. aid has the following that will interest many people in and Southern Alberta: An event not on the official pro- grams for Old Hoys Week took place CANORA-4. The election place later. in Athabasca takes ANIMALS AT EXHIBITION Will fa- Valued at Dollars One Million Toronto, Aug. value plac- ed on the animal's that will on exhibition at the Canadr.m National Exhibition is as 1.500 horse? at cattle at am Wednesday's Frost Did Very Little Damage WOOL SALES AT CARDSTON (Special to the C.ird.ston. Aug. E. Harker has disposed o.f Harker Bros, clip. sowi> 7.000 Ibis, to "W. Benson Co., Montreal. The shipment will be made from New Dayton from Stirling. While prices ut "Riverview" on Thursday morning MOO sheep and swim when the few n-inaining members of .at the 30th Wellinet-.n Rifles (No. 1 Company) who marched out of this! city try on Ma 's call; poultry stock, dogs, ill, and 500 cats. March 8fh. 13GG, at coun.j making n of It mus under Hie command of be understood that in making thesi Winnipeg, Man.. Aug. of wheat received today from points reported to have had frost Wednes- day night, do not show any effect. At some places where frost was re- ported, even garden staff does not show damage, and it is felt that ow- ing to the advanced condition of the wheat, no damage con. result. Weather today has been most fav- orable. Harvesting is progressing in a. very satisfactory' manner and by- Monday will be fairly general. Sam- ples of the new wheat which have been tested by millers, reveal a most are net so as last the clip has excep- tional ly heavy. TABER NOTES Tabor. Aug. C. li. William son. .government, homestead inspector is in town for a fcw days on husi-; ness few days on business. Mr. Samuel Clark of Coalvitlo, Utah, is visiting his son J. S. Clark here. Mr. Clark, sr.. declared that his vocabulary in English is not broad enough to enable him to do justice in describing the many mag- nificent fields of wheat and oats that he has seen-in this great provinre of Allwrta. He is enthused '.vith the' Colonel (then Captain) Higinb itham, gathered together to do honor to their old commanding ufiicor. .It showed that the social feature'of ihe reunion has b en kept uppermost, and the event above was a graceful tribute to a gentleman now in the declin- ing years of life who universally honored and ro.sp.ctcd. by every resi- dent of the Royal City in which he and his estimable family have always occupied such prominent social po- sition. Tt was felt that Col. Higin. botham would appronate a visit from some of "the old puanl." The recep- tion committee took up the sugges- tion with commendable enthus- iasm, ami for the "Kilties Rand" of Gait to head the pro. cession to Tlipinbotham's donee. On arriving at the Colonel's five calculations thesi- are show animalb and therefore not to be estimated ii value as ordinary stock. Nine thou sand animals will take part in th parade. limony of Rev. Wrn. Rochester, west- ern secretary of the who ;s now on a month's tour of Alberta. "How is the Act being enforced in the reporter asked. "We iind the authorities in Alber- ta are very ready to respond to vy representations by., our organization with reference to violations of" the Act, and on attention being PHEASANT HlLLS-WiUway, .new f seat. PRINCE ALBERT S. J. Donaldson, no change. Cons3rvatsvts Probably Elected LAST A. Anderson. NORTH BATTLEFORD-Craig. Provincial Righters elected and probably Ridings Unheard From _ PELLY, KINISTINO, VONDA, YOUNG WOMAN KILLED Brockville, OnL, Aug. Louise Springer, Alice township, in attrmpting to stop a runaway team on her husband's farm was struck- by the wagon tongue, receiving in- juries which caused death. She" 23 vears old. CONTRACT FOR POWER SERVlCt -instructed -its represeu- a'tives in the locality concerned to ive warning, arid where this is neg- ected "Without making, invidious com- arisons, I maj' say that the act is better enforced in. Alberta than in any other province of the west, peo- ple have every reason to be grateful .t the disposition shown by the At- orney-General and his deputies to five the Act a reasonable enforce- ment in. the. province." Speaking of the Sunday running of trains, the ;secretary said that the Alberta government were decidedly more energetic in this regard than the sister provinces, and thus far is the only one that has taken up that question seriously. "The policy of thc Alliance has been to confer with the railways and .secure'voluntary recognition of the Act, and Dr. Moore" thc general sec- retary, has stated that-05 per cent, of thc violations that have come to the attention of the head office in Toronto have been corrected without prosecution." Oatano GoyerBinat Accepts Tender or, Construction Co. Toronto, Aug. agreement vas signed this evening awarding the contract for the building -of the On_ ario government power transmission ihes. to the F. H. McGuigan Con_ itructioh company. The line is from Niagara to St. Thomas in the west and Toronto in the east, 293 miles and the contract is for thvir destination. sons weL corned committee, veterans and band, at the foot of the lawn, and escorted them to the verandah, where the head of tho with Mrs.Hig- 1RA D. SANKEY DEAD New York, M. Sanky. the well known through- out the Chrislinn world, died last night at home in hut the ,news of his death did not be- come generally known nntil today. Mr. Snnky 08 years old and for the past five years he- had Mind nnd sulTered from a complica- tion of brought nn from overwork. HARVESTERS AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg. Aug. thousam harvesters and farm laborers reach the city tonight by the C.P.R. spo. cial fxoursions. There were' fiv trains. The farnr.-rs throughout the country have been anxiously waiting w.-rd of the number coming, as thcj are somewhat doubtful if they wil eot all the help they want. As iht is only the first crowd coming in there little fear of n ahortagt of men. Winnipeg Pastor Up Against Serious Charge C. P. R. FOREMAN FINED wii't Current, Sask Winnipeg, Man.. Aug. j Victor ITcnning faced a serious charge in the police covirt this morn- ling, a case of having c.imal know- inst rr T, -n Medjre of a irirl under the see of 14. Cincinnati ......................5.9.4 excellent milling quality. jinbotham n i their hearty d davghters pm-tings. 'extended lay of the land generally and predicts fort.unei; of wealth to those who with it. The Mayor, said Ald.Simpson, feels j highly uVlightod think t'.iat this j impromptu gat boring' has been ar_ Invitations are oxit the early marriage of Archie Loomis und Miss Gcnivc Wing, both of Tuber. j ranged to honor Coi. who was mayor of Guelph forty yoars ago. and in addition has held almost (Continued on Back _ S. HaywanK of tl O-P-R., jledge of a under the ftge of allowing a man without a certificate! ThcrC vas a rCWard a fcw to operate a st.-am he wasjtlftys ago for this man" but this forc' twenty dollars and the costs noon hc himsclf up to thc ptv by Justice of the Peace Laidlry. GOING TO ALDERSHOT Montreal, Aug. Robertson and thrrf officers and eight men of the 48th Highlanders leave for Al. dershot by thc Empress of Ireland from Quebec next Friday. They will be the guests of the Gordon High- bndors while in England. lice. He had a resident of the city for some time and was in charge of a church in thc north end. The plaintiff in the case is u of GATES JUST SMILED When He Lost on the Turn of a Coin New York, Aug. Charles 0. Birmingham of Galveston, Texas, who has been at the Hotel Astor for the last week on his first visit to New- York, admitted today that he was a great friend and admirer of John W. Gates, and gave some of his reasons. Tti the smoking compartment of a train on his way lo.Ashbury Park he regaled a group of men witlv a story about Mr. Gates. "Mr. Gates is surely a dead game sport." he said, "and I have bsen much amus: d to learn that some of his Texas friends want him to run for congress. If he runs in that dis- trict he will be elected hands down. The other day he paid a short busi_ ojiss visit to a Texas town and tn_ rleared himself to the hearts of. the local populace. "Some of the gamesters of the town heard in advance that Mr, Gates was coming and prepared to furnish a liU tie entertainment and excitement. They raised a poker pot of 'All right, said Mr. Gates, .oiiw hsA'rn't the lime to plaj poker for that roll of money, bul'TTT tell you what I'll do. I'll match you for 'it.' "There was n hasty consultati'-n and the delegation agreed to the pro- posal. Mr. Gates pulled out a half and slapp.d it down on the. saying: "I'm matching you." "One of the members of the del- egation fished out a quarter and cov- ered it on the table with his pslm. Gnt s lifted his hand. He had heads up. The Texan lifted his hand and displayed tails. "Gates just grinned, wok out his checkbook and wrote his check for to the leader of the party. Tlvn he bought all ar-nind." Srrm-rfield, Mass., Aug. the regatta here, St. Mary's A. A., Hali- fax won the senior international four, carded straight nw.iy. Boston, Mass., Aug. Cvinis Guild, Jr., was operated on for appendicitis at the Charles Gate Hospital this afternoon The opera- tion was pronounced successful. ;