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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge. Wednesday, August LAURIER IS TO SPEAK ON SQUARE Will Address a Mass Meeting at Four in the Afternoon Arrangements for the visit -of Sir 'Wilirid Laurier and party -were com- pleted at a meeting. pf. the- local coin- INDIANS ARE PREDICTING A WET FALL Piuclier Creek, Aug. The Indians of the Piegan re- serve -are next in line on the prophetic business. They pre- diet a w'et .fall and a hard' winter. If .their predictions .prove as unreliable as those emanating from ,the redskins of the Blood reserve we can our overcoats in "soak" for -some months yet. mittees last night. Sir Wilirid and his .party will reach 1-f-t- the -city from Macleod at two o'clock on the afternoon of August, 31, Im- mediately upon their arrival the qivic address will be read-and the Prime Minister will, make his reply. Then.1 the procession will leave the station j and proceed to the residence of Sen- of -ator De Veber, where Sir Wilfrid wiH be-a guest during his stay Monday to confer with the corn- city. From. there the other mem-j regarding drafting of the new bers of ihe party will be escorted to schedule, necessitated, they claim the Alexandra Hotel. :j by increased cost of living and thev At. four o'clock the public meeting also ask for improvements in will be -held on the square, S. J. j Corking 'conditions. J. j Reiijv the Shepherd, president of the local Lib- j chairman of the trainmen association, will preside and the'ker of the conductors.' Xiuuber 209 PROPOSE TO PAY THEM BETTER To Increase the Salar- ies of the Methodist Church Officials Victoria, Aug. powerful com mittee drawn from different provinces and conferences, was appointed -to consider the question of appointment Skeith and Tjlley disposed of ten acres of subdivision property south of the fair grounds at 1750 an acre. The property belonged to C. B. Bowman. The. price paid shows that prices are not dropping-. They sold -a quarter section of raw prairie land in .township M, range 21, at an acre. That does not indicate that buyers are affected by.the dry spell of this .year. WANT HIGHER PAY FROM THE C. N. R. Winnipeg, Aug. 16.-The joint griev- committee of the Brotherhood Railroad Trainmen and of Rail- way Conductors of the C. N. R. ;ar. of two general superintendents, -one for the east and one for Western Can ada. This committee will report back represent about covering practic- is some their -speeches will be made in the fallow--five hundred men, ing order Hon. A. L. Sifton, pre-j ally the entire system, mier of .Alberta, Hon. Frank talk of the B. ofL. E. reopenin Minister of the Interior, E. M. Mac-j schedule about Sept 15 donald, M.P. for Pictou, N.S., Sir! Wilfrid Laurier, and Hon. G-eo. P. Minister of Railways. In the evening a reception will be at the between 8.30 and 9.30 o'clock. Arrangements are being made to take the party for an auto ride around the city on the morning the first of September. At one o'clock on that day it is expected to the general conference. Among other welcoming deputa- tions, which waited On the conference this afternoon were the City. of Vic- toria, Woman's Missionary Society and Ministerial Based on resolution of N. W. Row- ell, K.C., of Toronto, a committee was appointed to consider the ques- tion of increasing the salary of the General Superintendent to and the general conference secretaries and editors to with .furnished house, allowance of this resolu- tion being consequent of the generally increased cost of living. This- after- noon delegates attended the laying of "the corner. stone -of .the new Y.M.C.A. DEATH OF KING INTERFERED London, Aug. secretary fcf the Empire movement reports that Empire Day would have -been cele- brated in a far more extended man- ner than .in-previous years if it had not been for the death of King Ed- ward. Arrangements' had -been made whereby scholars would cele- brate the occasion, A MATTER OF DOLLARS AND CENTS WITH C.P1 FLIES FROM PARIS TO ENGLISH SOIL MAYOR PUTS IT UP TO THE STATE Columbus Street Car Strike Assumes a New Phase Columbus, Aug. 16. All police guards were withdravvu from cars early tonight by Mayor Marshall, who declared that he would not be responsible for operations during the night by strike breakers. At con- PRESIDENT OF CHILI IS DEAD the state house with Ad- jutant-General Weybrecht, the mayor put it up to the state through; the troops to guard the cars at night if the company should persist, in operat- ing them. General Manager Stew-art refused to accede to the mayor's request that the cars be withdrawn. In closing a Bremen, Aug. j.7. The death of President Peidro .Monti of Chilli in this city last midnight was most un- expected. He was preparing for .bed when he was seized with cramps of the heart and died almost instantly. His wife was with him at" the time. The President was on the steamer at New York when. .Mayor Gaynor was shot. T V J letter to the mayor he said [demand protection from you." The state officers declined to sume the responsibility .which AGED GENTLEMAN DEAD AT PINCHER CREEK Pincher .Creek, Aug. fuh- took place from St. John's church yesterday of the late George Willis, who; succumbed after an illness of oyer six months to the encroachments of.age. Deceased, who was 70 years old, held a high ''place. in the esteem 'We j of his .friends and .acquaintances in j the community. 'He had been, "a mem Spanish Aviator is Likely to Win in the Race to London the ;ber of'-the agricultural identified himself with society and the progres mayor sought to shift and it was an-1 of- agricultural pursuits: in several nounced that the state would not per- mit troops to patrol streets or' ride i ioa cars, but would hold readiness to respond to a aid. tor ways, taking great, delight in his own garden and flower 'beds. He leaves a widow, two sons ter. The family came from to Canada in 1900. An arch of wheat and coal .will be erected at the corner of Redpath and Round streets and arrangements are also being made for a display of bunt ing and flags and mottoes. address th, ca. Explain Reason for Cutting Passenger Crews Off- Lethbridge Will Always be Terminal West- bound to- Arrive Later INJURIES AT FERN IE FIRE CAUSED DEATH (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Aug.. Jate of the office staff of the C. N. P. j C. company, who died Saturday night, i an illness of several was buried here yesterday, Rev. "The whole matter is a question of dollars and cents. to us. Lethbridge is and always shall be a terminal for the Crow's Nest branch, but we can procure three engines from this branch by having the engine crews on passenger trains run from Medicine Deal, Eng., Aug. every prospect of "success in completing the flight from Paris .to' John Moissant, the young Spanish aviator, alighted near here, having ac- complished the flight from T iris to Calais and cross -.-channil with an ease :arely surpassed, 'leis now. preparing to continue the trip to London, the completion of whbh will bring .him the cup' and prize oaerecl j by a London newspaper, and the proceeds of the subscription raised in England for Graham White, wluch which would .show their intention.' the'-.unsuccessful competitor for the ve on_the Lethbridge yards this season, Freight traffic fluctuates occa- London-Manchester flight generously sionally freight crews are moved for as a prize for ihe'Paris to a short time to handle freight at con- competition. Hubert .Latham gested points. 'Freight-traffic i who started from Issey, a suburb of to race Moissant to London, i Freight traffic had in-1 creased on the Calgary-Macleod 'line i Paris> LAURIER GIVEN GREAT WELCOME AT VANCOUVER Protection Sentiment Exists TKere Talk Up Their Sugar Beets as the Best in Canada-Big Meeting and Much Enthusiasm Vancouver, Aug. the first. Later at the luncheon tendered the time on the tour of over three thous-i premier by the'Liberal association, and miles of travel Sir Wilfrid to President Senkler read an .address encountered evidence of. protection. "respectfully commending to consid- CONTRACTFOR FLEETWOOD SCHOOL Local Firm, the Lowest Tenderer, Gets the Job At last night's meeting of the Pub- ic School Board, after some prelim- nary business dealing with accounts Had been transacted, the import- ant question of accepting a tender for he Fleetwood school erection, and ne for its plumbing and heating- was onsidered. Por the erection of the building ac- ccordmg to the plans and speeifica- ons of H.M. W.A. Whiddmgton, rchitects, four .tenders Jiad fieen re- eved from the following. Doyle and Thomas tender for erec- tion at an estimate of if Rocky Coulee stone were used: for if concrete blocks be substi- tuted for the stone D E Wilson's tender called for Following the board of trade, civic address a memorial wa of sub- jf having .three present. However, if Walton of Christ church, conduct- arrangement breaks agree- ment with the city, I shall be glad to authorizing the cancel any orders change." Thig was the substance of Price's reply to the delegation Supt. from the Board of Trade who interviewed him yesterday afternoon in his pri- M. ing the services. Mr. Varty would have -been 70 years old on Saturday the 20th inst At the time of the great fire two years ago Mr.. Varty received severe about the head and face, from the effects of which he never fully j vate car' re the transferring of the recovered, though this ..not ensine crews from Leth- immediate.cause of death. j bridge to Medicine Hat. Mr. Price He leaves a wife and son and two sPent tne afternoon in the city and married daughters to mourn his loss. received the delegation courteously, discussing every question which was introduced in a frank and straight- forward manner. The delegation con- No Indication That Epidemic in Rus- of President Nourse, Secretary sia is Diminishing McNicol -and Messrs. Stafford, Ry- St. Petersburg. Aug. hor- lands, Ripley and McKeown. rors of the cholera scourge in Russia were en- ear CHOLERA AND ITS HORRORS P according to Professor Rein of the Red Cross, who has beer, sent the government to south Russia to study measures of com'bating the disease. are steadily increasing, while chil- jSv dren are starving in many instances because their parents and relatives been swept away by the dis- ease, leaving them unsupported. There this _vear, So that more men gaged on that line at times this y, than last year. Traffic -at Lethbr'id had also increased greatly but hardly to such an extent. (Continued on page. BONNYCASTLE RESIGNS HIS SEAT had a series of accidents, the last at Amiens, culminating in the total wrecking of his machine as he preparing to resume his flight. Lath am escaped unhurt, but is out of the race. LIKELY A FATAL SHOT Sackville, N. 3.. Aug. Eastaibrooke, aged twenty-four, of Cen .treville, was probably fatally shot this morning :by accidentally dischargin j a revolver in the hands of Andrew Hc- j Uonald of Amherst. President Nourse explained that j WinniPeg, Aug. L. Bonny- while it would 'be presumption on wno was declared elected for I Russell in the provincial election after a recount, made a statement last night that he had resigned his scat- Bonnycasile's opponent was first giv- en a seat by 13 votes, but a recount gave it to Bonnycastle, owing to a part of the city to suggest to the C P. R. how they should conduct their still the Board were not certain whether .the transferring ot the men would not be violating the agreement made 'between the city and the C. P. R. at the time Round street is closed and -the freight sheds is no yet of the epidemic erected. He also stated the diminishing in rigor and ifevl of new cases are being !pf daily' HEAVY TRAFFIC FROM case thousands registered j from the standpoint of the men who :Vlontreal- Au- EUROPE 17-Westward tra- will be all twelve men will 'be transferred. Still Be Divisional Point Mr. Price stated 'that he was not aware that an agreement had been from Europe will likely smash all i made with the citv. such havh- this week. Reports show 5691 j made by one of "his predecessors, but on their way w Canada, j um he woulcl aladly fulfm anythin is oOO more than last week, j that a representative of the companv reason for this heavy westward had promised. He also explained that is the great Eticharistic con-! Lethbridge would continue to be a di- which meets in Montreal next! visional pooint and that the freight but probably the best explana-; traffic, not the passenger traffic d- js that many Canadians having j termined where a divisional point y of money, crossed the.Atlantic !sllouid be. Passenger engines are I kept up from terminal divisional i points requiring very little attention at divisional points 'between.' while i freight traffic necessitated yard work. i roundhouse work, etc. Mr. Price also made it clear why it would be an ad- i vantage to the company to divide the i road between Medicine Hat and Cran- j brook into two divisions for passen- 'j okio, Aug. long waited ser engines and crews instead of hav- annexation of Korea by Japan is about ins three divisions as is the case at HAGUE TRIBUNAL GIVE DECISION NEXT MONTH The Hague, Aug. is expect- ed'that the decision in the 'Newfound- land fisheries arbitration will be an- nounced on or about 'September 10th. Sir Edward Morris, premier of 'New- foundland, in an interview, stated he had been struck by the earnestness with which members of the tribunal had considered the question. "Our stay at The Hague." he added, "has shown us how necessary to the interests of peace such a tribunal is. number of ballots having extraneous j ?fs..value would 'be larsely increased f the Panama Canal manufac- turing enterprises would experience an impetus and encouragement and urged the government to provide "reasonable amount of tariff to offset higher wages and increasing cost living." (.-ration the fact that certain import regulations adapted' to province's east are not" suited to the interests of British to a scale policy the premier declared he; had just come from provinces which were urgently and unanimously call- for Rocky Coulee stone, and for if concrete ibe used W. Rev Virtue's tender specified an amount of 553 80 for Rocky Coulee srone for cement blocks, tender nas Smith Bros, and Wilson sent in a tender at a figure of if Rocky Coulee stone be used; if Bedford stone be used, if cement block be substituted. S54.250. It was finally decided upon that Rocky Coulee stone, though costing more than either the Bedford stone or the cement blocks, was much more preferable, both in durability and ap- pearance. On Mr motion. he tender of Smith Bros, and Wilson, calling for Rock} Coulee stone at a. )rice of was accepted. Tenders for the plumbing and heat- ng were then considered- That of Hict-Sehl Hardware Co came highest and called for an amount of Next lowest was that of the Western Plumbing Co, at a figure of Then came the .tender of. Wm. ..Head Co., -calling for while close to it in1 estimate was the lowest, that of the. Standard Plumbing -Co.. a PRISONER WAS RUSHED TO WOODS Hinton, W. Va., Aug. under the nose of a lawless mob of a thousand infuriated men bent on aving the life of the negro believed ing for free trade. Canada must of move forward, but progress must be made along wise .and permanent lines. It would be the aim of the govern- ment to determine the tariff best adapted to the interests of the whole country. On arrival at Mission Junction th train stopped while Sir Wilfrid' re- (ceived a Welcome. At Sicamous i Junction, the Vernon Liberal Associ- jation presented the party with, i large consignment of Okanagan Val- j ley fruit. f I Fruit packers waited upon Hon. G. P. Graham to urge aid to the sugar beet industry in British Columbia presenting a strong case. They sub- mitted that tests showed British Co- lumbia beets to have three to four per cent, more sacecharine than On- tario, Southern Alberta or-cmv other figure of It was moved by Mr. Johnston :that the tender of the Standard Plumbing o be the man who assaulted and mur ered Mrs. Lottie Arliss, of Quinne- lont Sunday night and nearly slew er husband, county officers tonight Canadian province. Great Welcome at Vancouver Vancouver's welcome was on a mam Co. for be accepted. The mo- tion carried. Thus in -both cases the lowest ten- der submitted was accepted. Dr. Stewart's motion that the arch- itect and the solicitor, W. ,C. Ives, be instructed to draw up contracts :for the erection of the Fleetwood school. and that the chairman and treasurer be authorized to sign the" same, was carried. A request from Miss Florence Hodg- ins, of Ailsa Craig. Ont_, that her du- ties commence Sept- 6th, was granted. A favorable reply to this effect .was despatched. PiNCHER CREEK PEOPLE TO HEAR LAURIER HERE if it could be made permanent.''- pencil marks. The Liberals claimed these ballots were spoiled while in possession of returning officer, they} being admittedly poorly guarded, but! A 1IN this was denied. Mentioning the signation. Bonnycastle expressly de- nied any knowledge or that he-was! convinced that any irregularity curred, but in view of the fact that i there might be some doubt he decided) to resign. (Special to the Herald) Pincher Creek, Aug. jtlte date approaches for the visit of Sir V'ilfrid Laurier to Lethbridge, the moth scale. Thousands thromred t-heinumber from here who intend to 'be j escaped from the Pullman car in! streets outside the depot and is on the Fafiners j which they had guarded their prison- premier'addressed the gathering a11 tne settlements, j er for four-hours and took to the an automobile. Repaid a glowing those from town> will' make up j woods with" their prisoner. As soon j tribute to the growth, development i a contingent of ahout nO people, as the mob learned that the negro land progress wUt. Replying i Apart from his brilliant arid useful Jand are noxv returning home. ANNEX KOREA TO JAPAN present. He gave to .become A reality according to spec- ial despatches TrOin Seoul. The des- 1 Sines making much patches announce that the final also passing through divisional po'nts. examples oi' en- Ion srer runs and KETTLE NEW MAYOR "Lethbridge has no reason to feel accompanied j discouraged over the crop situation, {nor has remarked Supt. i Price of the C.P.R. in conversation with representatives of the Board of Trade yesterday. Last year Sas- 1 l-.-at-ciu-wan's grain output was worth j and Alberta's i 1000. The provinces support about! ;thc same population, so that Alberta must, -depend on other resources.The cities of Alberta are much larger ihan thoso of Saskatchewan. Thus with a big decrease in the crop re- nirns Alberta is in a much belter position ;o maintain hrr citizens than and begun searching the woods 'for the! born under a lucky .suir. Certainly hhe busiest season of the year, i negro and the officers. The militia, jit had been his sood fortune to be! by Governor Glassock, i prepared for is on the way from Charleston. thin been accomplislniii in "It makes ray bluod proud Canadian." In; d Over SL-A'CII hundred luncheon given by the which had j COL. GORDON RETIRED this province. I Ottawa. Aug. Militia Gazette Jnglc as a I today contains the unexpected an- L-darcd. I nouncement of the retirement of Col. D. Gordon, commanding the Que- bec forces. At the militia department SIR WILFRID AT FERNIE are oilier districts. tiations for the annexation were com- j menced yesterday by Lieut.-General The proposed change affects passen- engine crew onlv and these would Viscount Terauchi, the Japanese resi- live at Medicine Hat, not Macleod. dent genera] in Korea. The resident The run will be made from Medicine general then outlined the conditions j Hat to Macleod and from Macleod to upon which Japan will sign agreement Cranbroolc. for annexation. It is believed that the Asked if this move was the thin negotiations with the members of the edge of the wedge, Mr. Price said Korean cabinet will ivvo or three days. be concluded in such was not the remotest intention. (Special to The Pincher Creek, Aug. tions take plare here on Wednesday, 2-1 th, inst., for candidates TO fill the office of mayor, made vacant by the'FIRES IN YELLOWSTONE death of J. J. Scott. Two probable nominees arc spoken of. Chas. Ket- tles is doing duty as acting mayor in the meanwhile, and it is not "un- likely will be asked to stand for nom- Salt Lake, Aug. PARK ARE OUT telegram inatio-n also, 'as he is looked upon by a great many of the ratepayers as the best man for the position." TORPEDO BOATS COLLIDE Kiel, Aug. German from Mammoth, Wyoming, says that all the forest fires in the Yellowstone Park have been put out. i your welcome, you young Fernif, 13. C., Aug. Liber- Canadians of tomorrow al association, the mayor and repre- never been or seen nie before- and sentaiivc-s of the board of trade have'have done- so. much to show anprecia- organised committees for the recep-: tion of my poor efforts." Continuing lion of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and his I the premier spoke, of the opportunity party On the inst. confronting young Canadian manhood Mayor Hcrchmcr, president J. R. i in the west, "if I could turn the Lawry and Secretary Stevenson and hand of time back forty years and be- II. Herchmer, of the Trade, and A. I. Fisher, attended the Liberal Asso- 'ciation and Creeled the premier with today it stated no successor, to remarkable demonstrations. Sir Gordon had been appointed and frid was much moved by the wcl- no ;-easons were given for Col. Gor- jcom-f-. "I have so much to follow in