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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Ubruy DM UN TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald U VOL. I. LE'THB RIDGE, (ALTA., FRIDAY, AUGUST 21 1303. NO. 213. PREMIER WAS AMAZED AT CROPS REVENGE FOR ILL FEELING Case tf totality tf fruit' Alb. Taken For a Drive Through Cardcton District (From a Staff Reporter.) Curdston, Aug. may seen the equal to this but I never have." This was. Premier Wu- therford's opinion of the crops in tho Curdstoa district. And indeed it would seein impossible that the eui'th could-produce a better crop of- full wheat than can be seen in some ol the fields around Cardstoii. For the past month the eyes of the world have been on 'crop in Western Canada. Everyone lias been keen for news of the actual conditions. x The condition of the crop is now PLOT AGAINST THE CP.R. SHOPS SENTENCES AT MEHCINE HAT Medicine Hat, Aug. David ioss, the Medicine; H tl rancher, was sentenced, by Judge Mite a. (11 to six mouths the charge of a calf. He was given thf yield are more than rcaliwxl. Just now the attention is directed toward harvesting, threshing and marketing the big yield which fills such an im- portant place in the calculation of the world's commerce. On Woolf, M.F.P.. drove Premier Rutherford out-to see the crops near Cardston. ilr. J. A. Woolf who owns a large farm near that town was one of the party and Frank, Aug. case ol the most shocking brutality ever brought to light in this district is revealed by a report made to the police Monday by C. P. Hill, manager of the Hill- crest company if the truth of the ease is as Mr. Hill believes it to be. .Mr. Hill reported to Sergeant Has. lett that some'time between 4 and 5 o'clock Monday morning som person or persons took )as pet saddle mar. out of the company barn at Hillcres and beat it over the hoad and fore- quarters in a most inhuman manner. The animal was a most pitiable sigh, when found, being so badly used up that Mr. Hill telegraphed to Dr. Warnock to come up and attend lur. Mr. Hill expressed his belief that the motive for th shameful piece of brutality was revenge for ill fgeeling toward himslf. He stated that he had soine difficulty with some of the men at Hillcrest Sunday and that i'c convinced the treatment of the mare was to got him and although he had no evidence as to the identity of tfie person or per_ sons responsible, he felt that was the only explanation of the case. Sergeant' Haslett who investigated the case scouted the idea that the condition of the animal was due to a beating and expressed the .belief that the mare became frightened in the stable and jammed her head througl Prompt Action Taken By the Strikers' Committee the Herald man was invited to en- joy the drive; The way. led across the reserve to the fine district east and south of the town. The farms of Messrs. J. W. Woplf, M.P.P., J: A. Woolf, his father, Anderson Woplford, Tanner, and others were visited.- Harvesting and sowing were ia full swing. The finest crop the district ever pro- duced to say the least was a reveta- a hole in the- side of tne barn and that the injuries to her fqrequartera were due to her getting into the manger. No -arrests have as yet been mad leaked out that such at. was conu by Winnipeg, Aug. anarchist H ction in Winnipeg have boon plan- ning an attack upon tho C. P. R. .shops and coach house. The faots have ,ack some of the foreigners in tho north end on Sunday night last but the cx_ of the strikers got wind of t and took prompt action to prevent any disorder, not wishing the men's cause to injured. J. H. McVely, questioned today, nittud that he had heard of the con- templated attack on the company's property and suid that the executive hud successfully stopped Strong pickets went out to guard the yardb and prevent anything happening, pickets saw am a1! groups of foreign- ers but no action was taken. DEATH IN A WELL THE CROW'S NEST jenefit of the doubt'' in i the charge of tealiikg a colt. The charge of steuL ng three heifers 'will tried in a month. The judge. in sentencing him naid that' the lenient sonUmcc austt of. the wife anil family he man has, and is not, bo considered a precedent as a sentence for cattle stealing. The man found guilty of stealing from the 0. P. R. and sentenced to eighteen months. An. dorson, accused .of staling a police horse that had straycl, was released on suspended sentence Ho was sent back to Lethbridge' in complete riis month for stealing th' halter. Ross and Frasor were also taken to Leth. bridge last night. Big Property to be Developed by a Spokane Company A FINE PUBLIC Percy Marsh Met Un- timely Death Near Woodpecker CHOOSINGfTE FOTlilVERSlTY Percy Marsh, the twenty_two year son of J.Marsh, the well known coal operator, ai Woodpecker, was killed while working at a on the homestead of J. Andorsan near that place. He had just finished blasting and went down into the well, which had driven some sixty feet, to re- move the dirt. The earth caved in on him and crushed him against a part of the boxing breaking two ribs and causing almost instant death. MAGRATH WYOMING FOR SHARPE Several Saskatchewan Cities r Arc After It MUCH NEEDED OFFICIAL Ottawa, Ont., Aug. A. Bowen, of Kemptville, Ont., has been appointed government inspect- or and weighmaster. He will have charge of weighing (frain at lake lion 'and a, pleasure, spring wheat good, Oats are fair, and fall wheat THi''PREMIER AT RAYMOND Raymond, Alberta, August Superintendeiit Ellison escorted the Premjer and Hon. Minister of Agri- culture through the Sugar Factory -it The "factory is The above named gentle- the reputation being clans'; farmers arid, their excellent. men have first crops' iiould. send theti ro.unireme.nts to tlie Herald Labpi bureau who will supply the men. Among others who have come ove the lino recently, Mr. Kiley who just returned from a six weeks' trip STRIKE CAU5ES A HOT TIME AT REVELSTOKE Italians Object to Thiel Detectives Local Unionists May Nominate Candidate For House of Commons Revo'stokc, B. C., Aug. strike situation here is probably isn.f-t sensational :n the whole P. R. A bunch of Thiel loctiV'is cainu up to protect the MU-IJ working here, and went spying n round tlu quarter known as It.ily. if there any trouble brew_ jnjr. Tho Italians finding out wlr> i detectivo was mobbed him ;tnd hi'ii roughly. r. pauy then built their prcinis s as Canada, will address the meeting and in line with the policy of the Con- gress will -advocate the adoption of this course of action and will giv. his reasons. Mr. Pettipiece wi.l also endeavor to get the local Trades and Labor Council .to send a delegate to thi? went on to explain that the safer method of doing things was -mixed farming. he continued, "I am not here 'to deliver a campaign address but simply to become better acquaint- ed with local conditions and also to report very briefly, the- work done by; the provincial legislature during the time of its existence." He paid a glowing tribute to Messrs. Woo'.f and Simmons for their labors while at Edmonton. Provincial Rights were then defin- ed. The present Government was run on good business principles. The na- tural resources of the-Province were mentioned.- The great immigration from .the Motherland and the United States was referred to showing how these immigrants, .almost without exception soon become loyal citizens. The audience were agreeably sur- prised to learn of the financial stand- ing of the provinc.-. The premier in lis careful way, explained the var. ous sources of. revenue and expen_ (Continued on Back Page.) annual meeting of the Congress in Halifax this fall. R. P. Pettipiece attended a me-ting a stockade., aroun-l of. the strikers this morning and en. a means of nrotre- i couraged the men to stand pat as i tion. >rotrc-1 couraged they were going to win. He advo- law. eror in its'-consiruction j to Ontario, says ili.-u men are stalls! at different points unable to get work. At Moose 'Jaw from which point sev- eral of the men in the city have con TWO NEW ELEVATORS The Taylor Milling and Elevator Co. have decided to erect two new elova- tors of bushels capacity each. They will be built at Stirling and Ta. ber. Work will be commenced at the beginning of tho woo-k and it is ex- pected that they will take in grain inside of three weeks. then? are three hundred harvesters living on short rations waiting em- ployment. Mr. Riloy was on :he train that was mobK'd navvies on the North Dairy Farmers From New York Buy Land In This District PERSIA AND TURKEY AGREE Constantinople. Aug. diL ficuHr's between P rsia Turkey nrn about to b- bid at rest. The Grand Vb.er promised to with- draw the Turkish troops from all sessions that arc incont-stably'Per- sian Six engineers who refused lo tuke out onsruci: that had not be-on in- d were discharged. May Nominate a Candidate "Will the laboring men of the Medicine Hat constituency put a can- didate in the field at the next feder- al This is the subject of discussion at a meeting to be hrld in the Labor Hall tonight. R. Parm Pettipiece, the Western organizer for the Trades and Labor Congress of also" that they unite wich other labor organizations in taking an ad- vance step in nominating a candid- ate for the House of Commons. Ho said that this was the policy advo- cated by the Trades and Labor Con- gress composed of one hundred and fifty of the leading labor men of Can- ada. He promised to discuss tha< question more fu'ly at the m eting to- night when steps will be taken to this end if the union mon fall in line. The fame: of Sunny Southern Al_ horta is spreading far and wide. This Larsen Gardiner, of Bottinoau. N. D. brought a party of farmers from the dairy district of New York State any buyers have cwne rss yet. In the party were W. Cou'-A STRONG, ELOQUENT SPEAKER Rancher and Mill Hand Lose Their Lives At High River High River. Aup. i'onday accident is not known but it is sup. nipht a rancher by the name of Nicli- j posed that it occurred while he was ol was found lying unconscious at j plowing Ho leaves a wife and f.im.. INVASION STILL CONTINUES STRONG Trainloads of Americans Are Coming to Canada UT, A. Jns. 0. Whitson A. R. Wardon. Mr. Warden will come back at once, and settle Tho othi rs have not, yet drcklrd upon mill-It .T-Vr and ovory one of them bought land, j this courso but haw serious inten.} This is tho farthest East from which I tio.is o[ coming ho.ro. LETHBRIDGE FLOUR WINS The Taylor Milling and Elevator Co. yesterday received word from the secretary of the Dominion Fair, Cal- gary, that in the competition in broad and pastry, their flour took the first prize. Some people have the idea" that Alberta wheat cannot compote with Manitoba wheat for making floxtr but the success of flour at the Dominion Fair is but another evidence that Alberta wheat is as good or better than any other as a flour wheat. The British Columbia Medical as- sociation w Vancouver in annual session at TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Ninety-eight thoroughbred hors valued at a half million dollars worn shipped yesterday from N< w York for Biv-nos Ayros. G. P. Graham 'told tho Peter, boro city council that tho Gov rn_ ment was going to complete the TrciU as r.r possible. Bank clearings at Winnip g last weeks wet.- at Edmonton The Union Oil Co. has increased j its capitalization from ton to fifty; millions and hns declared a divid- end of pet- share. High River. Ho was brought to the 1 On Tuesday morning one of the hospital where it was discovered in tho High River Lumber Com. his skull was fr.ictumi. An opera, j pany's saw mill got caught and tion was perform d but he died Wed-! wound up in the machinery. He nesilay morning. The cau.se of Iho literally cut to pieces on the saw. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Ex_Tax-Colleotor George Adamson I was arrested last nipht on five charg.-s of theft the city of Toronto. Chi11! Mr.ckie of tho Blenheim j CAMPAIGN CRY VINDICATED Wadena, Sask., Aug. C. of Wadona is the recipient ol Pi ere many congratulations on his swoon ice fore- may one of IMS hands in Wadena for the Libora's. 1mm'1- R. P. PETTlPIECz Western O.ganizcr Trades and Labor Congress of Canada, Who Speaks at the Labor Hal! Tonight tlio result of in explosion of gas_ )'inu ho. was working with in fum. Toronto civic and" charitable work. are discussing tho care of the un_ i employed during tho noxt winter when it is expected that conditions S will be even worse than they wore last winter, Miss Eva Solman wns at i Second Beach, Vancouver yesterday 1 while bathing. diatoly after election became n surety hi- was made a present of. a girl. Both mother ami child aro do. ing Mr. Piorc--'s slogan in tin campaign lia.s boon "increased immi- gration and population." Vonda. Sask., Aug. Tot. majority has boon incroasod by ono. Mrs. Totzko gave birth bouncing youngster today. Winnipeg, Aug. work of the distribution of the ten thousand harvesters who have arrived from the east has practically been completed and those who are in charge of this portion of the work at the C. P. R. say that nearly all the men have boon sent to their places of destin- ation. Afore snooial trains will ar_ rive from the east ou Friday with some thousands additional and pre- parations are being made for the dis- tribution of these. That the American: invasion of stern Canada is still in full swing was indicated this morning by the arrival at the C. P. R. depot from the Twin Cities of the largest indi- vidual number of American land buyers that, has ever come to this city. The travellers were accommo- dated in five s'eeping cars with diner, which constitute d a special train. Th'1 company had been organized in St. Paul by the Lusc Land Com- pany and had assembled there from the stats of the central and western division. Almost all the members of tho American party were successful American farmers who have engaged in cultivating either their own or rented lands. Bruno Nantol, mayor of St. Jerome was today chosen Conservative can. didate for tho county oi Tombonne for the cQnusons, ;