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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL II. tCTHBRIOOE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, "iNI. NO. 212. SEND EXHIBIT TO BILLINGS, MONT. To Compete At Dry Farming Congress Fall Messrs. 1C. A. Cunn'iBgham, J. A. B. "Koine, H. J. Goode, T. E. 'A. Bariisifey, H. Hayr, J. H. Elton, A. JRafton J. Lloy-cl, J3. X, Higinbotham, A. H. 31eKeown, A. Tilley. W. A. Buchanan J. D. lligihbottMini uiKl O. D. Austin.- PULLED INTO WATER BY A BIG FISH Windsor, Aug. Gub- bons, the t-ight year old son of John, Gubbons was pulled into the river by a carp or some other powerful fish while fishing from the dock at thf foot of Field avenue today. -He went down in 14 feet of water and being .unable to switj. drownb'J his brother's eyes. The Board of Trade at the regular, meeting yesterday had a busy businessfike. session. Several matters j of importance were discussed and dealt with. J The report of Secretary-Treasurer i JUcNicol reported the work of iho j council since the last meeting. Among j other things it was announced _ that j the Dominion Express Co. had agreed i to enlarge its delivery, area in the j otyj and put on another rig. Thc j -of the Excursion had to be given j up as it was impossible ,to get ea- ough to go at one titne. Hon.. A.C. .Jtutherforxl had been interviewed, with regard to the changing of the name of the Belly River and had promised j ;h.is support, and would endeavor to j get the Saskatchewan government to j support the idea. also. i The Dry Farming Congress at Bill-! CLAIM TO BE FROM THIS CITY CITY GETS AN OPTION ON A FINE PARK SITE Three Hundred Acres Eact Of the City Can Be Had At One Hundred and Fifty Dollars An Acre With Water Privileges The city has secured an option on i wide extending the whole length of one of the linear park properties in Alberta: For some time Mayor Hen- derson has been negotiating with tho A- ,R- I. Co. for the purchase of about three hundred acres of land containing the lake situated about a the laud on both north and south lines, the company would be prepared to consider" favorably an offer at the rate of acre. Tie small piece of land lying west of the C. P. E. right of way "it would not care and a half east of the city, j to deal with just now. A Man and Jailed In Montana City just east of the C. P. R. track. After j j considerable correspondence, the following letter hasv, been" received by P. L. Xaismith, the general manag- j er of the conlpany from a. M. Nan- j ton, Winnipeg, the managing direct i tor, and by him passed on to the city. Be part S.E. 1-4 32 and S. i-2 33 in Township '8, Range 31 Dear Sir: Referring to your letter of June 2 As promised I took the matter up with lhe president in Montreal a short time ago. Ag you are aware With, regard to the water privileges. CHICKEN CAUSED PKI TELEQRAPHIC BRIEFS The chirge'bf 'murder ,iii'. COnricCfcjGii With tho ing of Michael near- Simcoe, will probably be withdrawn as tJnire is no evidence 'of intent to cauae death. Percy Jones, aged 16, was killed by the collapse of a wall on Toronto's new General hospital. The steamshio Mauretunia arrived at New York last evening. Lord Strathcooa is a passenger on his way to Winnipeg. Ernest Roberts, a member of the; Red River expedition, died at King- stin. lie was born two doors from -Lord Koberts was born aaci frequently carried "Bobs" in his Great Less than three weeks ings, Montana, came in for a good of July Frunk E- Me- j at deal of attention. A letter from the secretary of the congress said that the company had set no figure on the and would prefer not selling- it present. If, however, the city Kaige and Miss Ethel Young, _ specially desire to buy the property stated that they had coine here Irom j we would be prepared to meet their the committee would give every facil- Calgary and expected to reside here wishes as far as possible ArgMKtt h Ntrtli I would state that we could sell the land referred to with a water right attached which would give the city, the right to one cubic foot for each 160 acres, but we could not exceed this. The city now has the right to a certain supply of water for a term of years, which supply if it is de- sire, we could deliver on the pro- perty the city proposes purchasing, but in making-a'sale it would have to be understood that the present ar- rangement regarding water is not al- tered-in any way." property contains about three hundred Acres an ideal Iocs- for a -park. By building an> em- j-banknient about three hundred f Of -f ?L i'ng and from two hundred to six hundred feet wide i can- be made, v. Thrt water iis handy and the lake can. be kept., tilled. If the allowance in. the- water'. LOCATION OF SIDING AT KIPP KILLED BEAR WFOOf- HILLS Pincher Creek Man Has An Exciting Experience Be Surprise To One Gentleman (Special to the Herald.) Pincher Aug. Newman, shot and disposed of a, Ixsar about 25 miles up the creek, on. Sat-' urday last. The animal was accoin- panied by two cubs, presumably, her' own, tend showed %ht from the.worVt -r.' go. During, the- struggle for macy bruin, in attempting to close i with her assailant, got up on.' hef.c legs, ami while in that poei'taoh'j'; Newman, seys she must have nearly, eight'feet After the counter the cubs'could not Ix? found. having- made for the J first hint of danger which N j spelled deuth to them had they jTOaihed. The bear weighed 400 Ibs.. ,-f- i and its skin has been' sent to 3Todi-. I cine'Hat to be'fixed -up %r deriivist. 1-, r t rigKt of a cubic foot per s cond JT- I- Doiipe. assistant Com-j ,A very popular young ;160 acres is not enough, doubtless Magistratc i had unssioner for the C. T. R. has arrangement fan be to Inounced that Kipp Siding hands lull this "morning at the "po-i use the irrigation, water supposed lice court. There two import-.'to bn used in the city. For the land referred to 'lying ant U11der 'consi-ieratiou That' The council is negotiating also lor ity to Canadians wishing to v'sit the were congress und placing exhibits there. {in lhe the First Method- cast of the C. P. E. track and jof a nariied Maxwell -u a charge a ,ten acre plot- for a church. 'Today they are occu- J our line, excpptin? The strip 300 ;feet i Of and that of John English ground in the North Ward. located upon the cast half of "Section 30. iu Township' 9, and Range 22, west of the Fourth Secretary McSTicol said that -the ex- pense would be some or j pants of the city jail at th'e There would be probably three or j man' chargod with importing a pros- j four thousand delegates from the dry titute into the country and the other TWCMTV farming states and provinces. j with being an undesirable alien. f ft Clll 1 I H. J. Goode inguired as to financial position of the Board and j was told that the Board was in a recrcationJ Meridian, instead of upon the S.W. .1-4 29 as was at one time-contemplat- their is .toW 'in a de. as follows position to go to the end of the year j ostcnsibiv unless there was some such extra-1 ordinary expenditure as this. i D. H. Elton suggested having the IN A FEW YEARS W CAIISF Klfi WlUJIj D-IU on a charge, but in reality because he is-] accused of participating in "white truilic, in that he brought" a j exhibit a Lethbridge District matter lyoung woman from Canada and and getting the various Boards o feiico_ A est fires (all in British MACKIE WILL BE CHIEF exhibit in thg local publicity- was left in the hands Hatch, W. H. Fairfield Whitney, aud they will ,aL.._ ,ir, ine mmosrinjr DUSJUPSSS. in iwio ne- her" that a case of hystcr- Daysland he ?ti" followed and in due course a'sum-. Quehec Province- i-rnons to court this morning for the It is over three years sincf j offender. Thc wa? adjourned till jnot have boon of so; much conse-1 'riuence had they avoided cdl- Ikling witih. S. Hunter's, horse, which f was tied. 11 o a post in their route. One ot' the shafts entered the side of the lutter animal in -the reg- ion of-.the rib.s, hut, although, con- siderable blood, was in evidence, we understand the horse is not seriously injured. pfirl taking up her i-eri-aJ. at a-'hotiso in the A. Tilley suggested that a portion i _ wag found ]jy has a mercantile business, be prepared asking the -.-city- council tx> keep the streets more properly ithis city, t.he abode at a cors Jasi nig-ht with IMcTCaige, The Jyounji woman is 39 years of age and Btuitley WHS last in Lfttb'bridge pretty. JT not know-'n defence will be. but it is supposed hR claim the girl came into the rn'Tjjry of her own volition .xn-d out solicitation on his part. He had never seen y. city where the. sprinkling was so much needed and poorly done. 1 whole west side of Uie city should bo watered to .keep down the dust. W. A. Buohanah seconded the motion and .added tihat a copy of the resolu- tion be sent to the council. Er A- Ounnangihan: did not -think it heces- to circulate a petition. council loathe to spend tbfi iuoney on. teams but if the .Board askod for it, the council probably would appropriate the necessary money. The meeting thought, how- ever, that a petition from the busi- inspector spout yesterday in the city' for I tomorrow morning at ten o'clock. fires- vvith 233- ln howCVC.-T the- Value of timber destroy- ed vcrv slight. ln British Co- The Presbyterian church has -been. very neatly renovated and rep'aintod in the interior. All the woo-d .work [has been given u fresh coat of.var- alls kalsominod and every- up in good style. As a. church has a handsome K i permanently appointed to the appsarance. The out- t.he list.' Hon Ule Bowing good news The destrur- tion.nv fire Ln "Manitoba, and ALbcrtw. Fire started in the _ phmt nnd destroyed that was verv. Jight> -n Saskatchewan least calculation. The country arrmnJ and its machinory. Tram- timher at over OOO was is Creeping fast though 1 remember j way torimnal i.uilding, tramway sev- burncrt. The heavy loss in Kri-tish ;nr time when tV district c-uild milw otv bins and grwt fire in prow enough to make bird's nest.' ,smith ,.hoi, also COnsmnvd. Crow's .Vest IMss country, which "V5> havr got a gr.at country not Si destroyed and 'ehtailod a heaw Mr. Bentley went on. "It is I Startling allegations that a aum- of A fins on Vancouver Opening up rapidly and the crop.- orejbcr Greek shcn- shine" boys in To- Jlsjand. it is estimated, caused thft D. A. Bruce, of CalgJry. p si office to at- bf'aT ronto and o-tn--r Canadian ci-tdcs an- j destruction of feet of tim- Soon Need a Street Delivery ness men of the city, following the request, would insure the matter be- ing attended to and the motion passed. E. Pattusoa introduced a subject of interest to the farmers having .steam plough outfits. He said that; by the C. P. H. freight tariff slack coal is taken from the Pass to Ray- mond for SI.GO a ton, Awhile if it goes tb'-S'ew' Dayton, Wilson, or any of the other points, it costs about a dollar'.-tnore, He considered it un Ua- just discrimination. The interests of i these places were the interests of i T-ethbridge-and it was the duty of; but thf whf Jit j living- under a of peonage S nut yic'ld so heavy. Thu C.P.R. jto be by an Saskatoon to Edmonton tion of the trades and on official business. ,Thi? is the first tirno ifr. Bruce spent more than a fow Iwurs in Lethbrid-e and likv' wiH i0on completed ;.nd rhf conn-i council. elsr> saw city larger tr-v wil] rapidly expected. He agreed with'. Bontley tells many interesting j AiygKlp "Tou know than tlu- suggestion of the Herald Tnan stories of the t-arly days. tvu that tht: city is nt-arly largf enough those two lots this side of the block TO have a street delivery. Mr. Sherlock is potting up. Asktd if hf thought there any chased a man from to Rocky chance of netting a mail service on get him to turn those lots rh'- Medicine Hat local. 5fr. Bruce- "over to me to settle a store bill for si'id that it doubtless be He did it and T sold them cr.-rtt benefit to Tethbridcc and cor-, for 81.500. Now I am told they are tanily would help out the prst office worth but the cost would b- so crcat about it. He had called the atten- j warrnntwl in tion -of Mr. Malstead, the general 'Tlu> 'freight agent at Calgarv, to this in-' 'Mr' Brucft saM that number'of Justice, but he. would not say more T'ostoffices in his i thv oast end of Kcgina. Narrowly Averted Skilful Work of an American Aviator ..t Rheims j 'Dealing more particularly with thc Preparations ure now under way the I prairie'provinces., the report says.; {Trades and Labor Council having an "That so few fires were reported i energetic comniittfte at work, jfrom .Vanitoba. Saskatchewan and j A feature of the parade this y..-ar Alberta last summer is no indication j will be a, children's parade and a i.that the northern timber belt in Ls offered to highfist perccn- xhe.se provinces entirely escaped visi- I from anv school. tation forest rinjs as. might-be air-j Then- is a'varied list-of utheletic from reports, nor is it j gpons> Entries for the MOO yard race. ip and the tuj: of war will be received up to cJuity of Ottawa and as a Iho j for t.he doctor's constituents: "With Dominion Government ha? hnd forty-! reference to the matter of a road j four animals-..destroyed. jfrom I'incher station to tho town of i Pincher Creek, I beg to advise you ;that when passing Calgarj" yesterday JT got the minister's sanction to thr> j improvements discussed with you ,jthere, viz.: That we undertake to road, put -in' the necessary ._________. jc-ulverts imd drain it, upon tihe under Labor Day will be celebrated in the the improvement usual elaborate manner in this city. district and TjeUveea them will gravel -and roll the road after it Good Program For Labor Day! any gruarujitce in the future that they yard race> the hiir immune from fire. The best H. Cur- efforts of not forestrv branch, have tins, at sundown today added a dra- matic feature the' trial flights of the aeroplanes entered for avia- tion' week contests by skillfully jrnid- j injr his machiiH' above; another aer plane and averting a collision. Fh- feat wad accomplished when for the first time in history three hravier than air crafts were manocuvervig at..the same time. All wen-' flyin? rapidly when suddenly .Curtis stw Jr. Dumanpts in Ant-oinette able HO far to cover the northern timber with fire runKors so I Sept. 3. The Labor Council Senator DeVeber. W. A. has uuiiiitjiff nit; i n "Vf p p "C1 that all (ires will' be prevented. -o- i' .vi ihain, A. K. Humphries, Aid. Adams: or <-ven reported. The immense .arons' which the Stafford, G. H. traveller may pass for a week with- j out .seeing a green tree, all boar wit.- and E. Hagel to direct the ness to the ways raged fact. that, lirtts have unchecked through spruce and poplar timber of north land; Tlvat the tirr.hor limits of Saskatchewan anfi berta. are comparatively small and i Henderson, Senator OeVeb- er. C. A. Magrath, M. P.. W. A. Bu- chanan. IVf. P. P.. W .0 Simmons, f. P. P., Donald McNabb.ex- the plant? approaching at right anclt-s and j on the same level with him. As quick as a flash Curtiss realized the dati- irer, elevating his plane.-, his ma- chine instantly shot upward and ,cd safely over the Frenchman. Tliou- ni spectators applauded the American wildly, thc ,orcst. scattered is due not to any condition j of thc soil o.' climate which prevent M. P. P., and F, H. Sherman, have j invited to give a.ddresscs at e'e- "'elnck immeuiattily after the pa- rade. the growth of timber, but to Trades ;ln.d Labor council would run-ing forest lires do- j to haw tllose who Purpose stroyori thf spruce forests i Pacing floats in .the parade to encpuragcti extensive reproduction of 1 __ t _ _ i _i loss valuable poplar or in more scr- with them at once. will be received up to the is completed. Mr. Calder expects to have his men there'in about two or three wc-eks to undertake the work. Other matters looked into in your district are being followed up as rap- as since my return." Bolster, of Toronto, is visiting his brother here. Mr. B. Bolster. r. 15. ricnderson.. of Edmonton, Taken charge of the government tele- phone oflice here, which .has :.been moved into the Gill block. Tlios. Fraser. of Renfrew, Out., is visiting with his brother. W. A. Fro- a trip to tho West. Mrs. Hyde and children, accom- paniwi by the latters' spending a few wwk.s in Lothbridge, D. Raker, loonl manager of the government telephone at Macle'od. spcmt Tuesday in town. Thc Sacra men! of the SUD- will 'ho celebrated in the Presby- terian church at the morning- service on the first Sunday in 3Tiss Jennie McCrca, "'of Maclecd. who has vJsitingfhtr sister here, Mrs. T. IT, Scott, returned to her homo on Tuesday. ions cases the growth of month for the booth pri- vi The Hov. John Cook, formerly' 1 Catholic priest, died at Ont, ;