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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL II. LETHBHIUCiii, ALBERTA. MONDAY, AUGUST 18, II HO. ACLAND GOING TO FORT WILLIAM To Try To Settle Strike Of the Freight Handlers Ottawa, Aug. W. 1.. keazjA King, minister of lab'or, today "received a telegram from the secre- tary of tho commivtee oi freight handlers on strike at Fort William, asking the department to intervene to settle the strike. He sent a tela- gwa. in reply telling the strikers that the deputy minister of labor would .leave for Fort William on Monday, f- A. Acland was success- ful in settling a similar strike in Montreal two ago. Strikers Go Sack Fort William, Ont., Aug. striking dock laborers oi the Canad- ian Pacific Kail way promise to re- turn to work en masse tomorrow morning. A mass meeting of strikers and friends was beki lais afternoon and was addressee! by the mayor, who this step on the men. They are "to submit their grievances TO a board of arbitration tinder the x Act. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS x- A robber entered the Merchants Bank at Ark., yesterday and held up Cashier T. R. Crane and two depositors. He look" f800 and xhen forced the three men to walk to n wood a mile, from town. There he movinted a horse and escaped through tho Oklahoma line. It is stated that Manager Chaftce, of the Chicago Nationals, is after Viebalm and Tonnemann, a battery of the Xa.sh.viHe Southern League team, and it is considered that th-tsse two men will don the Chi- cago uniform next season. Fifty warrants, for the arrest of, that number of saloon keepers charg- with selling, drinjts ,on Sunday, at; Atlantic City, were issued today. The crusade will result in the RECEIPTS AT FAIR WERE LARGE LOCAL NEW! NOTES The Mabel, the four-' months-old daughter of J oseph Me- j Kay, Ford street, took place yester-i clay afternoon-. Bev. Mr. JVJurray con- ducuxi the: services. j A. V. of vFrank, has bought i 'out the balance of the J. Brown Co. j stock of dry goods, boots and shoes. 'etc.. ami will take it to Frank where he has a large store. j The Board of License Commission- !crs met on Saturday and granted a license' to D. Nedhani for an hotel MANY PEOPLE SLID INTO LAKE Nearly Eight at Grassy __ Owing to the scarcity of and People paid Admissions all over the resort in future on Sunday. James Conmee M.P- stated "today, that the government has decided to build an armory': in each of tfce twin cities of Port Arthur and Fort, Will- iam and intimates that the offer of free''sites by each would facilitate matters greatly. Secretary-Treasurer-'W. B. of the JOethbridge and IMstrict Agri- cars, Messrs. Ludtke and Waddell are un- 'ablc to complete arrangenivnts with ithe C. P. R. to run a special excur-1 i sion to "Bow Island on Thursday. [However, quite a number are plann- autos and on' the rogu- lar train. A Promenade Broke With Five Hundred People On It Montreal, Aug. was a scene of great excitement at the St. b' cultural Society, has .got the receipts j G. Kuehner, formerly of the A. I Agatha rwgutta Saturday afternoon. B. 1. staff here, has gone to Nel-jwhen a promenade -over the water son, B. C.. where he lias a po- collapsed with 500 people. vSome on- sition in the C. P. R. general freight lookers fell out of a boat while view- of tho fair counted up. The receipts at the gate amounted to and at the grandstand the receipts were a total of agent's o'fEce. race's. Immediately there BOY KILLED Deschambeault Que., Aug. Andre Perreault. 14 years old killed in a hay field here yesttrday. He gathering hay Avith-a horse rjtke when the animal took fright, away dragging the boy and badly- mutilating his body on stones. There were, of course, re- William Davis from near Sundial, wild rush ol" from Re- ceipts from many sources which died at two o'clock SuncUy morning to tbe result. The weight arc not counted in. Jat his home. The ,body was brought Proved muoh for thc promenade, At the gate adult tickets j to the city and is at Attdison'-s par- tne supports slipping out into were sold and 723 children's tickets, a total of Besides these there lors. The funeral 'will take place from St. Augustus's church to the were all the exhibitors, the members family plot in. the Anglican cemetery. of tbe society and those to whom j Rev. J. S. Chivers will conduct the were issued, making The deceased was CAUGHT SELLERS Ottawa, arrived in. Hull from Manwaki morning in charge oi Constable three George Jr'aqut-tir. Ovilu Mich-, aud and Fred Ladoueeur who have each been senv-ncvd t-" a montli's prii-oninent for selling liquor to In-1 HARVESTING AT PINCHER CREEK School Board Appreciates Work Of Principal Stewart huu-drc-d more who were oa the: seventy years of age grounds, bringing the total up up family, ubout nine adults and 132 children pa-id admission to the and leaves a lake and the whole mass of precipitated below. The greater number fell onto a floating dock, but the guard rail broke altogether TO HARNESS. UP THE LONG SAULT RAPIDS INDIANS ARE DISSATISFIED about fifty were thrown into the lake. A scene of wild confusion Tol- j lowed as the mass of frightened peo- pie were being extricated from the j i wreckage and rescued from the water. Tor a time it looked like a terrible j i catastrophe. Fortunately all wore I j rescued. iS'one had suffered icore sex- j j icusly than a good soaking and a few bruises. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS A branch of the Molsous Bank n opened at Canmore today. A by-law giving a .site to the Scan- dinavian College was carried unan- imously yesterday. The police made a raid on a Chiiiese gambling den on Queen St. west, Toronto, and captured twenty- n.ine Ohineses with opium and: tin tan layouts. The provincial government oi Kri- j tisli Columbia has decided to send a! _________ mounted police force of half dozen men to for the winter to j Many BuildlngS look after rebellious natives. j While bathing with his brother aud i two other boys, Victor Mirille, aged! in ,i- n a.i ui n ii v at uui lilt, Hfdill, j Toronto, yesterday. The boys were J carried off their fo-.-t by the rough waves and got beyond depth. FERN1E AGAIN VISITED BY FIRE The buildings at the University mines, at Cobalt, were burned night, including the office building, bunk cook house and kitchen Burned At Coal Creek Fernie, B. C., Aug. by another serious fire last night, with serious consequences. It, broke out in tho Coal Creek, district, starting in the basement of the The fire begaa at Tho fire supposed to have started iers' Club from the careless handling of a can- jsix P- m" alld soon f _. i .1 .__ i dl The damage is estimated at U-nt buildings: The estimated. at from T.O At eleven" o'clock, it was under control, t-his morning no further danger LlTTLE GIRL SHOT feared. La'summing up, the ruins AT STAFFORDVILLE [of 'some thirteen cottages, the pro-. This afternoon the of the Crow's Coal Com-' daughter of John Yanositk at No. 8, wcrc store of the company, the IMinefs' i Club and doctor's office, all of which were burned to the ground. are fairly covcrod "by .jnsuratK-e. the tenants of the cottages Jost all" their personal un-d household- goods, and what it doubly hard for it, the fact that three of knocked down a shotgun causing it .TO BO off. The shot entered, hor log? ITrites-Wood and she is seriously ROBBER CUT VICTIM'S THROAT carrving on the game for some time, and'i tryp was laid for them, a tee-' yAug. are all f sotlar Indian being employed. interested in the crop tried to sell him drink and were and harvesting ojwrations so faith- fully enterprisingly chrouicled' in .The ironi day to day. Your correspondent learns that through un- 1 avoidable circumstances t-he itiveUi- that catting operations were in r: progress late as Tuesday last, ,30th jnKt.. in. the Suminerview dis- trict, -did not reach here until today. '.Two good sixc-d of wheat were commencing1 on day Twenty Million Dollars to be Expend- ed in the Devalopment of Horse power Brockville. Out., Aug ddo-j gution of Broekville's prominent citizens made an inspection Sat-ur-i day of the new power plant, which it i is proposed shall be built just this i .-kit- oi Cornwall, at tho foot of the' Sault rupids. The plant is to be constructed und With Proceeds Of Parade At Fair-No Money In It TOBACCO GROW1N A SUCCESS E. B. Stewart Has Near Granum j Granum. Aug. Free Press B. Stewart was in from his; wheat, uml tobacco plantation and! __________ brought the cheerful iiilormiuion thatj 1 bis expuriincuts in tobucco culture! Chiei -'oc "Oesaly has some things to j have proved an unqualified sucness. success Laborer Refused To Up His Money To Footpad aster a year ago, losing all they then {possessed. Tbe origin of the .firer'is supposed to have been from an over- i turned lamp in the club. pres- I sure was very low and the fire gained headway before it could be properly ,coped with. "Assistance was sent, 1 from Femlo. The mines were not dam acred. -bay about the agf-d jointlv br the two companies i o J L t, ___ __ Indian parade and, UK Long Sault Development Co., dancc at It is just, seven months since 3 came to his farm east of A-ajr, Andrew Olsou. a laborer on -the T. P. "was found EIGHT KILLED AND MANY jn INJURED MORE EXPERIMENTAL FARMS IN ALBERTA Are Necessary, Says Hon. Sydney Fisher, Minister of Africulture Edmonton. Alta. Aug. necessary in order to keep' with the rapid development of Hamilton, of Spring Point. country to establish, more 33 had a field mental farms in Alberta" said rpady to be operated on Friday Sj-dney Fisher who arrived fover the, Saturday, but delayed" cutting Grand Trunk Pacific. He is accom-, until Monday so as to have a good by Hon.. A-. Turgeon, andean in. thv, first of the In the Hon. A. P- McNab, the Saskatche-j vicinities axound and about him are wan government., G. K. (Jt.her fields- of jrrain all ready and, M. P. for iRosthern and others. Mr.; ripened for the harvester, and within. Fisht-r says he is visiting the 'week's time from now cutting op-' viewing erop conditions and visitng j erations will be on in all di-1 the st-iTir.n.-.. 'recUons jn thisd istrict. A.s far as ______________ jean be learned the--yield will be WILL FLY ACROSS i about identical with-the estimate LAKs. ONTARIO'giwn-by your correspondent earlier ,c i.-j i 'in the season. 3ji tbe meantime, the Toronto. Aug. a livelv business a vounc man c.aim5 to nave invent-1 in ynii''lcr twine anfl other necessiuWJ." ed an aeroplane in wmcn he can tra-j' hy tho police -it 31.30 last night in T ,a which io :ween Lake east- bound train which left Pueblo S-.30 ,g met a west of the -ohroat j bound train at Husted. The irrpact .ihe minor arteries had I was terrific and tlie locomotives and a sharp instrument, j the baggage and -smoking ears of veyed in the 'jliompson ambulance to the General hospital, his vrerd' dressed. Jt was found j o'clock this oral inuscles Siitd b and Mr. Stewart says that tbut of tbo larger arteries j both'trains were badly damaged. race for thrre large power houses. dollars out of it- Before the In- nf> doubt whatever but that the weed The scheme involves the building of dians undertake to ri can b" successfully grown in the Gra- district. The posriibilitiys ot huge dams c- _r feet in long1 hi year t-hcy will have a definite bar-i from the lower part of the Lnns Sanlt gain as to what they are to get in.- _ rapids to upper part of Barn-! dMdually. They will _ not come at this diacovury may be estimated when hardt'i island id steer the waters to themselves the Sauh in the right, dirucik-n to j year. the power houses. The construction! Chief Healy Ls pleased at the wayj worth nearly and that one houses liftlock ithe crowd appreciates the parade bei ;iGre is as good us another fur tobac- anotber it, is considered that the value of a single acre crop of Sumatra leaf i? of three power v.l across Lake Ontario at 30 an hour. straight Piling for the course of var- ious channels of the river and many j r-tht-r feats of engineering which will probably involve n.n expenditure of j for harveM operations, while any far-' during the period of constructive work. j -Puts OD- CO growing purposes district. whole ma IJlf flfjflll I had been injured. HP had lost a con- Those among 'the passenger? wh-o i-idcrable amount of blood, but after were not injured immediately started his wounds had been dressed he was j the work of rescue. able to talk a little, und bis con.- 1f probable may die from ii> Is not considered to be critical Olson gave ac- count of the affair owing to 'his weak condition, but said that he had been Many are badly hurt. to have b-tn juries_ the failure to carry out instructions attacked near the river t by a properly crew. Qf FAMILY SHOOTING In 111 A well attended of pital Sunday committee was held yesterday at the Barracks. D. .chairman of the joint committee. ,oc- faces wreathod in smrlos. The conspicuous success of ?rom lic school here, 17. ,in all, who individually passed the: departmental examinations recently, without a single exception, has ghvn the school trustees a generous im- i pulse. By a unanimous vote they 1' Bussed a resolution increasing the f theKos- In three or .four _ years from the ATTEND SCHOOL cupied the chair, and there were pres- fi v ent fourteen delegates nine of the fmternal societies of the j city, which goes to show the interest 5 Qf taken in the Vc Several new delegates were at the meeting-, the Companions K, F He been co-l f witn a increuse of .500 a vcar fbr: salaT5l start of the operations the first pow-t .tjT should be ready for use, though i the- entire work would tak- p-ime longer to complete. SCVCnty rlVC- WCW It, is expected that fully j can .developed. The companies are seeking a char- ter from; the Canadian Parliament and the United States Congress and have rnad-5 made a. vast quantity of j pi fins and computations for details, i AFFASR .ON STREET Orange, Texas, .Aug. H. Rice nd' his sister-in-law, Mrs. A'; Smith maai who denuvndod his money. Upon. his refusal to it up, the footpad j bad set upon him with a knife, 'in- j Dieting the gashes described. The, would-be robber, however, bad taken bis departure before riflinsr his vie- er was accidentally killed at ttm's pockets for a sum of money j Bridge near Somerville on the Mali- amounting to nearly found land river. He had bought the old At Opening Of School To-day j fought 'in the street with revolvers j today, as the result of domestic >i troubles. Kice is alive at- his home three bullets in. hLs body, and I the woman i.s in Jail. Kice an- i nouneed her intention, of leaving husband. He followed the two wo- i men to the street armed with s. pis- j tol and the tight followed. Several i chots were exchanged. the Forest being represented by Mrs. success in train- j a two years- increase ig Ht-tledoubv 1 W will fully wj-th thftm jn KINRADES HAVE GONE Hamilton, Ont., Aug. 13.-The i School started this morning I although the term opens rather ear-; usual there was a great i Winnipeg. Man.. Aug. _____ _ rades with the exception of the old- [crowd of pupils on hand. Principal cutting fe reported from fifteen points son, Ernest, have quietly disap- j Hamilton and Principal Davidson Manitoba today and will be gen- from Whiskey ,dge the Caledonians by Tlw% _ rt 1 1 Joint Raided A. .Frayne and Miss Archer the j Orangemen the local lodge; tne c-aieoomaiui o.> phlcts advertisillg Tho curriculum Jfessrs. Allen and Carr, and tho Inde-, _. of Kchool her-ft. .pendent Foresters by J. Davics. i Second dass certificates1 can "be ob- Reports were from the ;tainfld ft lhis institution, with, the committees. .7.- G- Harper and training for Same> und which D.May reported waiting oa tho j life_ trustees fls a whole clergy, who had all expressed their Q. progTCSsivc stainpi somft ..willingness-to preach special sermons nM.terial beoefits accrue to the and. allow a percentage of the colkc-1 from in. lions, subject to the approval oi their respective ,managers. The Salvation Army will be HIGHEST rto-nted by its banxi, aadt.be oncers RAILWAY IN THE WORLD will do in their power to assist, i John .Tack- chairman services of ont, the grcatest. of England's i railway and public builders of prtSt-nt day arrived in Lent on .i.uu.s.uu.v "''today on his way to Endand. from give the" fund ;l crOOil start off. Mr. .Xincrica. Way's offer was .thankfully accepted. _ and the concert will be given under j t'< J bllf ti Ac auspices of the .BospiteJ'.Sunday acrosg the Ancle, irom to''Chi- REGINA INSURANCE concert company for srraurl i concert to be the j j .I tent on Thursday of this week, to-, Sir John Jackson jnsi constriiction ot" the railwa N. Y.; erican and Cajiadian. excise officers acting in concert by pre-arrangement-. from opposite sides of the border on Ovcrton, who for years has straddled iJie b'ne near Rouse's Point a saloon iong an- annoyance to at officers of the county. Ov-erton. and j his wife were arrested after -a. stiff j fight in the Canadian wing of their j house, and nearly a wagon load oT; whiskey xvas confiscated. Two other raids on line saloons and much liquor was afterwards, but no arrests were raade. j. I town 'the Central and Westminster Schools oral Monday. j were kept busy with the j'ty-flvo new pupils and their pa rents J _, who were on hand this morning. (j, j[ I In the public school department at! Central there wen.- 385 pupils and j 25 in the high department. Alt Westminster then: wero 193 j making a total for tbe first day cf pupils which lartre as BRIDGE FELL ON HIM G-oderich, Aug. Sturdy, wealthy Guderich township farm- in the injured, man's pockets by tbe hospital authorities. Olson had man- aged to make his way from the scene crushing his head, bridge and when taking out the key tno bridge collapsed and fell. of the encounter to where, overcome with the street, i Idss of i blood, he must have crawled into the doorway where found. COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER DEAD Montreal, A-ag, B. Mimroe, one of the best known commercial travellers in Eastern Canada, died suddenlv vesterdav. Mr. has W.U. Johnson has secured a lease of the lot south of the Balmoral Hotel on Ttound street. Mr. Johnson- been connected many years with the- instructed Architect E. E. wholesale drrgooas firm of John Fwhor son. Next Year _ i ,7'oJinson proposes to cave WINNIPEG WHEAT .MARKETS i store on the ground tioor and up- Winnipeg, Man., Aug. The lo- to-datc concert hall upstairs. Thia cal Ti-heai market opened yesterday building will 1511 up the block on the Calgary, Aha., Aug. Chsun- then- will be many more- coming ing the. next two weeks. in the" schools for the first time. f dur-.f berlain arrived in th-j city yesterday- from the north in a G.T.P. official -ho anfl ..for the on No. at 5-45 spending- about- two Of hour? in Nthis city inspecting street I CaT He Or these IS and is accompanied by Mr. Bahyniple, j "assistant freight, agent of the. eoni- i 1-4 lower to a cent higher and October 01" strwt between land went off Bufferin, and aeans the irom the opening price., but returned j removal of a Chinese laundry. later, while May option made from the b'-ginninj. There wus thing doing in wheat of The present month. October opened at JW 3-4. a r were bfinnncrs. STRIKE BLACKSMITH COAL 'j pany. Wlit.-n .in regard 10 Tin- I c-instruction of the G. T. P. branch i to Cslcary, Mr. Chamberlain ssi'J that lifty miles ;ire nuin under, con- Discovery that Will Mean Much to froro Tofield south and the I engineers are working, south oi Cani- Anyjgrose this way. Until they report lie in the Kootenays. It is could not, say how much of the road Hosmer, B.. C.. has the best, future of ..Committee, .1 which in A la-dies' committeo formed to _ i reaching an ot include the Reocccas, of ihc Forest and any other lady in. the j that No. 2 seam is an' A I blacksmith AGENT IN TROUBLE] you will more fullv realize the city who cares to Those desir- will be in operation this year, but it will certainly be completed next, Regina, Aug. C': Harrison.; dgnificanco of this statement when year the entire distance' to 'Calgary. While here he has-spent some time an insurance agent of this city, who looking into the construction of the was arrested, at Drinkwater on Fri- WHO cares tO RVip. JLUVSR; ucoiir-. of doing .so: communicate with Nationar Transcontinental and the day, on the charge, of obtaining a f _ i bridge but slated tha-t, his promissory note for on false Archer Or A, xr-ayne. i v The meet -tonight when connection with these pretences appeared before will-in ail probability Delect being purely a pleasure irate Trant Saturday and wasi remand- ,_ trip, r until Fridfiy bail. you ,ire aware that, all the blacksmith i "The he said, "will run coal used in this country 'is imported from Newcastle. England, Thursday the -Hosmur mines shipped fifty tons. of smith coal to that oldest town in B. C.. "Old en, H-. Artier Hosmr practically a distsmco.of from to thirty miles east of the C.