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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta.. Saturday, August Nuniber 212 ONLY FOUR CRANBROOK Methodists Decide not to Change Pastoral Term Victoria, B. C., Aug. tee meetings occupied the morning session of the general conference. The rate progress at present is slow, however, the talkers will soon be through and business will go forward at a more rapid pace. A new pre- paratory college at Calgary has been decided upon by the educational com- mittee. Lethbridge made a strong claim for this school and from an- other direction we hear there is to TO GET NEW POSTOFFICE to the Herald) Cranbrook, Aug. secretary of the Board of Trade here, R. B. Benedict, is this afternoon in receipt of a letter Minister of Pub- Works of Canada, under.date of Aug. 10, 1910, stating that directions have been given to have the erection of a new post office in Cranbrook proceeded with without further delay. This is good news to the people Cranbrook as a new post office is much needed, and moreover the ac- commodation, owing to the increase in postal business within the past couple of years, was very inadequate. PRESIDENT OF LADKES' COLLEGE Red Deer, Aug. Rev. Neil D. Keith, B.A., B.D., of Prescott, Ont., SIX CARRIERS WANTED AT ONCE Postal Delivery to be Put in Operation Without Delay 'At last the street delivery system ol is to be immediately. It will be remembered that at the time the street delivery outfit, which had been stored here for some j months, was taken away the Board of Trade, always on the alert to watch the city's best.interests, wired W. C. Simmons, who was in the east at the time, to take the matter up with thc authorities and ascertain the reason for the removal of the para- be a recommendation that women be has been secured as President and ad- admitted into church courts. LAMB FEEDING 4. ENTERPRISE 4- The Lethbridge 'Farming Company are making an im- portant expansion in their en- terprise toy undertaking lamb feeding for local and district markets. An inital drive of five hundred high grade mut- ton lambs has been purchased from the Alberta Sheep Co., and will 'be put on feed Octo- ber 1st. phrcnalia. He got busy, and today he ministrator of the Presbyterian Ladies' I received word that the urgent tele- This afternoon the conference heard College to be established in Red Deer.j grams settt by the Board Trade OF THEFT TT T. T f Mr. Keith hopes to be in Red the report of Union Church Belief some timg in September and w: Fund by the treasurer, John Lake. oegin the work of organizin; Rev. E. Bartley was not satisfied .details of the institution. with the treatment that had been! metted out to thc old Agnes Street 'HAS TO FACE A church, Toronto. The report was; CHARGE laid over while a committee, appoint- ed by the chair, looked into the mat- ter. This fund was established in 1884 and this is the winding up re- port. No session since Monday has been so breezy as when the itinerary com- mittee reported. They recommended practically an eight year term for any pastorate, provided there is a the The old plank sidewalks removed to make wa; property of lor cement walks are the city, and cannot TRY EXAMS TO ENTER OUR NAVY Ottawa, Aug. is announced that the examination for cadets de- signed to enter the naval college at and himself had been effective and the delivery system will be established at once. i Halifax would be conducted under the There will be six carriers and ap- civil service conditions at the regular plications for the positions will be re- ceived by the deputy postmaster, Miss Phyllis E. Glayzer. The Deputy Postmaster General 'taken away toy anyone who cares to. Chris, tractor. Eckibery, is finding 'been summoned to appear at the po- lice court on the information of street time in October. The naval college will open near the end of the year, with thirty cadets and fifteen will be added yearly. The examuiations says: "We want strong, healthy young j which will be held all over Canada men and they must be all under i will be on the competitive basis and thirty years of age, as it is not pos- j highest thirty will be entitled to en- sible to appoint any person to the! ter. They incur the obligation to outside service who is over thirty serve. The tuition for a two year that out. He has vears oi age_ These carriers will be course will be and the expense -be teamster and cou- two-thirds vote of the quarterly board from year to year. A dozen men were on, their feet for amendments and speeches. The eight year term limit, a compromise fo five. years and then of six years, were! mowed down like grass before a sythe The conference went solidly for the j present four year term, so that it j was not necessary to count the votes.; Revs. Dr. Ross, Dr. Heartz, Dr. Sparling Dr. Joseph Gibson and Justice McLaren j spoke favoring present arrangements. Mr. Fortner, Rev. Dr. Speer, Rev. J. Locke and Dr. Burns pleaded for j lengthening the term. The former held that the arrangements at pres- ent made for peace of the church and j that there was no general demand for I a. change. The latter held that bet-j ter work could be done on a longer j term, that large churches demanded; it and that much of the opposition to superintendent Hugh Scott, who has charged him with the theft of a quan- titv of old sidewalk material. Two or three other parties are also being summoned. THREE CANDIDATES FOR FIRST COUNCIL required to pass an examination in After this service cadets he- reading, writing, and the first rules j come midshipmen and draw pay, and of arithmetic and they will have to after three and a half years service furnish certificates as to health, age are qualified for sub-lieutenants. Can- and character. The salary paid will didates as cadets must be the sons be at the rate of 51.75 a day on ap-jof British subjects and of two years pointment, which will if I residence in Canada. recommended be increased to j "Grade B" at the end of three; months. After two years in Grade i B the amount can be raised to i "Grade and after two years in j Grade "C" the amount can be.raised! to S2.50, Grade with a further! increase of 25 cents per day for the j performance of work of a specially arduous and responsible nature. Tn addition the carriers are entitled to a provisional allowance at the rate i of per month. Carriers are en- titled to two weeks' leave of absence each year, with pay, and they may WILL DO MUCH GOOD BIG PAY ROLL AT FERNIE ARRESTED Nearly Two Hundred Thousand Dollars This Month (Special to the Fernie, Aug. The payment to- day by the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. to its employees, here and at Coal Creek, amounted to and at Michel was paid to the men. A total pay roll of 000 distributed in one day makes a difference in the aspect of things in the community where it is handed out. The tonnage oi coal produced during the month of July was 000. The largest out-put for any one day has been and the av- erage for month is mark. the mines during keeping above the this Inspecting Explosives Captain Desbrough, of Woolwich Ar- senal, and Joseph a. H. Hudson, of Ottawa, are in-town, and are engag- ed in inspecting the kinds of PROMINENT OFFICIALS Chicago, Aug. former ex- ecutive officers of the Illinois Central Railway were arrested today on war- rants in connection with the alleged frauds by means oi which the railway was defrauded, it is said of 000. The men arrested were Frank B. Harriman, formerly general man- ager of the road; Charles L. Ewing, formerly -manager 'of lines north of the Ohio River; John M. Taylor, for- merly general store keeper of the! road. i The warrants, sworn to by J. T. Marahan, of the Illinois Central, charge the three men with eomspir- acy to defraud and defeat the rail-' way by false pretenses and with op- erating a confidence game. Harri- man and Ewing were taken to the Harrison street police station. Their bonds, were signed by a pro- fessional bondsman. Detectives un- der the, direction of President Mara- han, are said to have unearthed frauds other than those connected with padded car repair bills. These are said to involve the pilfering of or more from construction funds. The investigators say they have procured several confessions, ives used in the coal mines of the j which will be used in their attempt district. Captain Desbrough is an j to fasten guilt on the responsible per- expert of many years' experience in son. the testing of explosives for the gov-' ernment at the Wool-witch arsenal and has been examining explosives used in the mines of many countries. He and Mr. Hudson are just from Victoria young men were drc and other coast cities, where they j Simcoe today. Ivan have been pursuing their examina- James Grange, both TWO TORONTO MEN DROWNED Toronto, Aug. 19. Two Toronto young men were drowned in Lake S. Black and Huron street Election Takes PI: On Monday at Dia- mond City Diamond City, Aug. IS.-Nomina- on account of satisfactory service and i j D_ Qf WinQipegi inspector Teach Farmers to Farm Better, Says a Finan- cial Man ions candidates ths first coun- cil of Diamond City took place on ditional leave, Monday evening and the large crowd O. tca change came from men who them-i Present took Sreat interest in the selves were occupying offices of un-' proceedings, and the election limited tenure. pay, or a. bonus j of S2 a day for each day of such ad- ditional leave. Each carrier is also next i entitled to a uniform, boots, cap and Monday promises to be keenly con- 1 tested. The following candidates! Considerable indignation is espress- nominated> oi the four to ed bytte western men over_the ao-, dectcd T_ N_ Christiej D. tion ot the C. P. R m refusing stop i Morrison R Laughton, S. Bosch, over privileges to all delegates' west' PROSPECTORS RUSH TO GOLD FIELDS of the Royal Trust Co., of Montreal, who i the city yesterday. Asked hy a Herald reporter of Port Arthur. Those east of that! The newly organized Rifle Club have a splendid range on the river bottom, and in the two shoots al- stop over at any point west of held d have Arthur so long as they reach their j ;t MatcL will be arrang- startmg point by September SOth. I cd on with outside dulbs. The The general secretary is making a! has nQW 32 meml3ers. jthe gold fields. protest against this but so far has; The three-storey brick hotel is ___________ not been able to secure concessions. r n completioni Mr. T. Delegates to Ecunemica! Conference contractor for the brick LIT' LE VEAR Victoria, .B. C., Aug. having finished today. A large rnittee on itinerancy decided this open fire-place in the rotunda will no j morniri's. by a vote of 21 to 15. to re- j doubt be, much appreciated by interviewed him at the Alexandra Hotel yesterday evening what kind cE a story he had to tell of conditions throughout the country, he replied, "Not qTiite so good as last year, of course, but still, not half as bad as I expected to have to tell. I have just returned frorr. a close inspeciiob Stirling, Magrath. Spring Cardston districts, and Hudson Bay Jet.. Aug. lat-; assay of gold discovered sixteen j from here proves ?25 to the- Qmc Qf thfi crops there ton, or about 25 cents to the pan. Prospectors are departing daily for tions along the same lines. .These gentlemen will remain for some days and will be assisted in their work by Mr. James Ashworth, manager of the operating department of the Crow's Nest Co., who "is an authority upon dust and gas explosions in coal mines. Fire Alarm System The city council, at their last sit- j ting, awarded the contract for instal- ling the new fire alarm system, au- thorized by the vote of last Monday, to the Gamewell Co., of Seattle. Mr. Fred Wood, representing the com- pany, was present, and secured the contract, agreeing to put it in place and in working order for the sum of A four circuit board is to be in- stalled and a tower, striker, with all other modern appliances making a complete equipment for the'purpose. Reduce Power Rate It was also decided at the same meeting to reduce the rate for elec- tric power to consumers, and a gen- eral rate equalling that of Calgary will be established. Telephone to Spokane residents, lost their lives by the up- setting of a canoe struck -by a squall off Jackson's Point. THIRTY NINE BUSHELS TOACRE Yield on One Farm in the Fertile Cardston District Cardston, Aug. Walter Low who has a" fins farm on the Cochrane ranch just south-west of the new town of G-lenwoqd, finished threshing his one hundred-acres of, fall wheat this week. He had built three port- able granaries, but found these would not hold all his grain, as the yield was near 39 bushels per acre. He had calculated on 30 bushels, so he had to provide considerable more storage than he had anticipated. Such. sur- prises are very gratifying. in a year like this, and' they speak volumes for good methods as well as the district in which they occur.; Mr. Low Is to be congratulated. 0. E. Bates began threshing 'yes- terday with the' big Claresholm fit of Riley Rice. Although, the 'hail, shelled out some of the grain .while in stook Mr. Bates' 80 acres, ad ing the town records an average, of thirty bushels per acre. Not a had showing for a dry year, but the best district, in Southern Alberta first, last and all the time. Relief Society Special Meeting Although the Ladies' Belief Soci- ety of the L. D. S. Church held its annual conference a week or so back, in the absence of any representatives of the general board, it was deemed wise to call, a special conference on the 16th, as Mesdames Ida S. Dus- enberry and Amy B. Lyman had. _ arrived as special envoys from the. head organization. A good attendance and a very .en- joyable' gathering was the result., on Tuesday afternoon. It is to he regretted that an urgent call hurried the ladies they could make the anticipated trip to, the Waterton lakes and 'view one of Alberta's chief beauty spots. On Monday afternoon the visitors were entertained very pleasantly at the home of Mrs. H. M. Brown, where a general "get acquainted" meeting was arranged for the Cards- ALBERTA FARMERS WOULD'NT ACCEPT Bound to Have Govern- ment Owned Eleva- tors on Pacific Vancouver, Aug. Alberta and British Columbia farmers closed their convention here today discussing the terminal elevator question and es- tablishing oi government standard for hay. On the latter a resolution was passed favoring governments concern- ed passing such legislation as would j tertaining two of our visitors at the result in grading and inspection ton ladies. Mrs. Brown also acted as hostess during their brief stay. Come again. At the Lakes .0 Presidents Edward J. Wood and Thos. Duce have the pleasure of en- der the direction of government un- j lakes this week. Apostle David 0. in- Mackav and President Rulon S, spectors. They advised that a con- ference of representative farmers of two provinces be held later in the are In otner districts, particularly east F. G. Jones, general superintendent year to settle grading standards on of the Kootenay Telephone lines was in town this week and leit for Mich- terminal elevator question. No action was taken. Capt. Woranch, of Can- OLD GIRL IS MISSING el yesterday. Mr. Jones stated, to a I adian Mexican Steamship line, stated press representative that his com- j that he had private plans for an ele- and south-east of here, and in fact! pany expected to have its lines oper- j vator plant, but Alberta farmers all over, the chief fault seems to be ating to Spokane before the end of j to favor government owned the poor farming methods, said Mr. T.his year, and that during thc next j elevators. The convention apparent- reason he considers j sprins; they hoped to have their lines j ly thought shipment Of wheat to Eu- extended on the north to Golden. j rope by the Tefauntapec Railway years, on the con- the many things that have been done! nome six miles here I votP I to max-e the hotel one of the P commend the lengthenin toral term to eight dition of two-thirds vote of cor.t" Whether the general session v.-ill con-' comfortable in the province, hrm this or not remains to be Jas. Patterson of this place, has The committee on the cjuesticn OL the: been awarded the contract for build- general superintendence is undPcideii ing the new Roman Catholic church, between one of three chief officers. In' Norman Irving of the Prince Albert the case of three, one would be district, was visiting his brother Wm. nated to the foreign work. Irving here last week. The western men are taikias ly for a church paper. Her. A. E. Smith has been doinsr ui> .J. A. M. Aik-; ens and Rev. C. W. Grown in a liv.-ly mamier Cor sudden conversion! to the project. Delegates to Ecumenical Conference The following delegates, our. of. twenty-four required, have been elect-1 ed to attend the Ecumenical confer-: llllj CContiued on page Sask., An. I Taylor the two rear old daughter ot Orr, and for the present season the very best thing that could happen as it will teach the countrv a lesson. The ma- Some trouble has been experienced j route was advisable if proper of late by the felling of trees along! range-ments could be made as ar-1 to! Wells are their guests for a few days. Thc first named was a most delight- ed guest at the Waterton Lakes some two years ago, and has never ceased to sound the praises of this scenic region to all his Utah friends. "We trusrt this trip will only serve to in- crease his good reports of Alberta and its people. These two gentle- men are the special delegates to the Alberta State Quarterly Conference convening on the 20th and 21st inst. A large party of Cardston young people chaperoned by Mrs." Van Brown of the pas- travelling public, and is only one of i Fred Taylor, disappeared from of the farmers arc not really j the line east of Fernie, but; this diffi- j rates. Fri- lyle are searching for her bui up midnight thev bad found no trace. J. A. Pratte. of the Motson's Bank; of Lethbridge is relieving J. I. Me- Dormott at the local branch of that; Rank. Aug. ploye-d by the Lyaii-Mitchcll company failed 10 respond when call for v.-ork but merely grain growers, j culty has been overcome, and no an- and unless they realize that and j novance from this''source is anticipat change their methods they will, soon- i ed in the future. er than they expect, find themselves; up against the same proposition as ihc farmers of Manitoba and Dakota found Themselves some years ago. The men who have farmed right have reap i-d crops of twelve and fifteen bushels i to the acre, practically no rain- i fall from .seeding time to when one comes to think of i it, is a marvellous thiug and serves j Q to show what proper farming raeth-ipen and Mrs. Altena Harker are" at the lakes this week also. Wm. H. Elkington, of Tovele City, LETHBRIDGE MAN SENT TO JAIL j Utah, has been visiting his friends Edmonton. Aug. ihc. police i vcst of Cardston, Jos. Bevans, for- court yesterday afternoon. J. B. Shar- i mcrI7 of Raymond, being one of'them, on, 01 Lethbridsp. fo.ind Elkington is pleased with our of Issuing a cheque to a local drag-1 country and invested in a half section gist for on the Imperial Bank. of land, before departing for the south he had r.o funds there- to rneer i Criu- ind Miss Lenevc- ioi'r rjic jail to ocls will do. And so, he said, this commence their re-turn Trip to England was given this morning and lockout year's drought is the best thing that was arranged by employers. Masters could happen, it will compel thej.the TWO'wardresses drove with them held a meeting when a representative farmers to attend to their the St. Louis Road in the diroc- and it is now deculed and the country. In two Ol" SiHery. Hero ihey will take- three years time, he believes, if do not, now, the people of Alberta j left' Mont rea Mast niglu. The utmost jr. He was sentenced ro cue month at hard labor "t Fort L-niis. J, Griffin, rv.arged by his vril'o with sen: down for fifter-n Rome, Aug. Luzzati' by- the employers order. All firms in ;oJay arrived home from Turin, for i the building trade arc not a-luctir-l, i the purpose of convoking a meeting! but naosi Of them are. The men did jot the cabinet ministers at which the! not expect a lockout to be put, in cholera situation in Apulca was thor-, force, but they say they are prepar- oiighly discussed. Apulca comprises j ed for it. Trouble promises to be May Wallace, the chief figure in the Nicholson abduction laid in- formation against her step-father, F. W. Butler, charging him with assault alleged to have been committed some months ago. It is being he-rd.at ihY barracke this afternoon. was received, and it is to go ahead with the lockout. The secretary oi the builders exchange says vhal about 500 men are affected and Saskatchewan will look back and j secrecy was observed by Dew and his proclaim, 1910 the best year that ever in removing thp prisoners. hit. the west. Thc prospects for next year could not he better, said Mr. Orr. A large acreage of fall wheat is already seed- Shipping Cattle Messrs. Gordon, Ironsides Fares shipped some.350 or 375 head of cat- tle from this point on the about 400 head went with the shipment, the balance being consign- ed to Lethbridge local dealers Ly Mr. Cardston has become quite a shipping point for cattle late- ly. D. Balcorski, of Winnipeg, shipped some worth a week back, bw- in.s; the beef in the Cochrane countrv. RELEASED FROM SANITAR1UM the provinces of and: serious in Leccc, in south-eastern Italy. All trades here. ts cflects on building It means practically a Hanovor Prince fid, particularly in the Stiriing and i prospcro'i of Arccnbcrs. who was con- Magrath districts. To the "south ofUlemncd to death by court martial in i the city, ovr-r the A. R. I. At thc police court this morning R. A. Smith, appearing on behalf of Dan McMillan for keeping a gairJng house, and Joe Johnston, J. Smith, Fred English, John Rcskos and John Ncbcrk, pleaded guilty. The men were all part of the bunch gathered measures overcome necessary to combat acd i tie-up on big jobs. the epidemic were approved; Winnipeg, Aug. 20. farmers have now had all the the rain Southwest Africa, in 1SSO. for. in on charges of gaming in thc city thc second night of the fair. Mr. Smith informed the court premises where these men that were other crimes committed asainst the natives but whose sentence! Hie since sit-, ihc> require purposes, es- was subsequently committed was dis- at the council and the premier learn-', via lion is unchanged over both: pt'ciaHy where the land has been pro- 'charged today as rv.red from tbe San- ed with satisfaction that since doc-j sides displaying great firmness. Pro-IPcrly looked after. jiiarium at. Oberdo, where he had been! rested had not been used for gambl- tors had been'sent TO the stricken longed struggle will oi course affect! In the very driest sections of JU- district they had fought the spread; allied trades and cause a good deal j berta he did not find a single 'e New York, Aug. support C. N. R. MUST PAY TAXES Prince Albert, Kornes decided pay Taxes of that the must worth of land, they but not wsing for railway purposes Thc success the- assessor in his action here will prob- ably stir into action several other municipalities where the railway owns Jarge blocks of unused land. of the disease which now seems TO bc'oi distress among their inrmlies, as; courage farmer. They arc all in good confined 10 the few places whore it! well as inconvenience to traders and spirits and looking forward eagerly first broke out. The cholera contin-; clients. Master builders complain of to making up next year what they ues to bo the most severe at T rani, breach of agreement with union that have lost this year. They are a rat- a seaport of the Adriatic Sea, where fspecineally says there will be no within thc last 24 hours 19 new cases; strikes until the matter has been put [Argentina in charge of a guardian ap- pointed by the court where he will become a farmer. His title will be dropped. tling goo them, he bunch of fellows all of concluded, and manv of and 12 deaths were reported. ;ATs WHEAT CROP London, Aug. esti- mates the Canadian wheat crop at bushels. I TO, arbitration and on the other hand! them are rattling good farmers, and i the union makes thc point that the j the others will learn easily the ies- 1 builders' exchange has never oOicial-json this season is teaching. ]y notified them oi decision and that all they know in the press., is what is contained Mr. Orr left this morning to spend a week in the country between Leth- 1 bridge and Carmangay. OUT OF PARTY POLITICS Melbourne-, Aug. 20. Thf accorded TO Defencp Rill? i reception Parlia- ment. of the Commonwealth is taken to imlica'te practically complete sever- ance of the whole question of defence from the domain of party politics. The measure is assured of untroubled pass- ing purposes for some months, and that it was more of a meeting of out of town people "who liked a little game'1 who had assembled the night they were raided. As there were no previous convictions the court fined McMillan and thc rest asd costs. The otiiit-r Keeper, six gamblers and throe lookers-on, who were arrested the same night, through Mr. Smith, asked for a further remand until the 25th inst. The same hail was allow- thej oi the negro electorate of ths United ar-j States for a possible third term pledged to Col. Roosevelt today hy the delegates to the national Business Men's League in'con- vention. The endorsement of the- former president came after he had- addressed the delegates on the oppor- tunities for advancement opon to the- colored racn in this country and as. the cJiraax of earnest and eloquent eulogy of his conduct In office by Bishop Clinton of this city. Jerry Kitchen, or Leamington, twen ty years of age, ;