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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHSRSDQE, ALT A., SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1908. NO. 213. PREMIER PARTY VISIT STIRLING Greatly Pleased With the in that District AddreM Fine Public Meeting in Evening (From a Staff Reporter.) Stirling, Aug. tar- lile and progressive a district as IE to be found on top of the soil in Al- Premier Rutherford and his party an opportunity to view rich fields surrounding the town yesterday. The" premier's trip has been a complete round of surprises and at no place was he more astonished than at Stirling.- He had heard the people were good farm- ers but his expectations wer? far more than realised. He saw fields- of the'.finest wheat, and oats that one could wish to place eyes upon. He observed threshing and saw for himself that the yield was as good as reports had -said. He viewed ce'ebrated Welle farm where several thousand acree were in crop with wheat, spring anc winter which are now being cut, anc bats'that would be hard to beat. This field of. the Wells Co. is two miles wide by. throe, long. Farms all through the district tell the" story of abund ant crops.; v Nearly 75 per cent, of the grain'ha been cut and in a few days the re mainder will have fully ripened. The Premier and party expressed much admiration for the beautiful farm home of H. Perreit. If there is a tastier iooking_property in the South the Herald like to, see it. Well chosen colors of paint adorn the house, barns, and fences. The lawn is one mass of. Sowers in. bloom, and trees line the fences and dot the grounds. The development in the Stir ".ing district is remarkably, great this year. Bishop says VthCf hat the Conservative party in its ailroad and trade policy was the rieud of the inonopo'.ist against the people. It was the party that gave the manufacturers all the protection they wanted and the C.P.R. even more than asked for. His arraignment of the C. P. R. was most effective and showed the C. P. R. to be in league with the Conservative party. In the West during the Conservative regime the P. R. did as it liked, in fact it oontrolled. rates and kept out compe- ition. Under Liberal rule the re- re'fse.was-the' case. Competition was encouraged, passenger and rates reduced, and the railroads were uade to toe the mark. Mr. Buchanan made a few remarks covering several features of Alberta egislation. The Premier and party drove into Lethbridge' in order to mako train .connections for Taber. MORE RECORDS BROKEN Steamer Lutitania Brc-akt All Atlantic Records New York, Aug. Cunafd liner Lusitania finished a sf-nsaUonal run across the Atlantic at 9.30 o'clock tonight. The big turbiner not only lowered records for the trans-At- lantic voyage by nearly four hours, but" she also broke three other rec- ords. She made the passage in four days and 15 hours. The best previous rec. ord made by her on Nov. 8th last, was four days 18 hours and 40 min. utes. On the whole trip of miles the Lusitania did an average speed of 25.05 knots an hour, a new record. The third record broken is that for the greatest day's run. 650 knots up to noon on the 17th in which run she set a new pace in steaming an average of knots for the 24 hours. ALL OFF WITH MENIFO.R. WINS THE STRIKE SPENT FINE DAY AT CROW'S NEST So Declares R. P. Pet- tipiece in Regard to Machinists Trouble SPRINGFIELD QUIET Troops Withdrawn from the Scene of Recent Race War Springfield, 111., Aug. rale ceased in Springfield today. The militia force here was reduced to one regiment and the task of preserving was turned over -to the civil authorities. The First Cavalry broke camp at daylight and the Seventh In- fantry patrolls were withdrawn from the district, Sheriff Warner has an increased force of deputy sheriffs on duty and the city police were also r. inforced by a few special police, in on. Except for the closed saloons and ruined homes and business hous- es in some of the streets there was nothing to indicate that a week ago city had been in the hands of an uncontrollable mob. URGES LABOR TO NOMINATE A CANDIDATE R. P. Pettipiece Addresses Mass Meeting at the Labor Hall Discusses the C. P. R. Strike These Who Took in B. of R.T. Excarskm Greatly Enjoyed _ -_- Trip the EPIDEMIC OF TYPHOID FEVER Spreading Among Farm Horses Htar Peterboro, Ont. b? double that of last year. In the evening Premier Rutherford; Hon. Mr. Finlay, W. C. Simmons, Duncan Marshall, W. A. Buchanan Dr .Keillor and H. Ostlund were guests at the most hospitable and cosy home of Theodore Brandley for dinner. The public meeting at night was wel attended. MrJ Ostlund, one of thi Peterboro, Ontario, August i'he Peterboro Examiner says: A strange and serious epidemic of yphoid fever has broken out among he horses in the country, and a large number of cases have been reported, T; ih f a tallies. An Examin. r cal'ed upbn Dr. johnaton this norning with a view to learning the lature of the outbreak. "This epidemic I first said, "about a week agoVand. dur- ing the past ten or eleven days I ve have had two horses succumb. of these were in an advanced state vvhen. I was called and they died Lhe same day I saw-them. All the others are doing well, although there are some that are in- a pretty bad condition." A. circumstance of a strange nature connected '-with the outbreak is the fnet tliat there are few cases in the The excursion to Crow's Nest ar- ranged by the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen yesterday was every way a great success. About 200 ac. coin'p'ankd the excursion, over 150 of whom were from Lethbridge. The trip was a de'ightful one and the many pojints and items of interest were pointed, out by the trainmen. The recent wrecks at Nina and Lund- b.'eck claimed a deal of notice, while rt the terrible landslide at Frank 15 minutes were" allowed the trippers obtaining souvenirs of the disaster. The summit was reached at 12.30, and a rush was made for the hotel, where luncheon was served, but a large number were prepared for a pic- nic amongst the trees. The day .was not an ideal one for seeing the moun- tains a thick mist overhanging .until about six p.m. when, o'd Sol came oul for a brief glance at the train- 'm.rii's doings. The day was spent in climbing, boating, hunting and fishing by iy while others indulged in the dances in the large marquee. The Concert Band accompanied the ex- There is practically no i-lv.nge the strike situation hi-rc, as as can lie learned, it remains same outside. Seven iuur? men ar- rived here last night inuri Spokane but some of the men iuive been-sent to Medicine Hat from Lhe locoi shops The strikers will hold their meetings in the Labor Hall -hereafter instead of at the residence o'f Kobt. Niven. In talking situation hist night R; P. Pettipiece gave as his opinion not las beyond election day provided it came in October. :-JIei.expressed himself as being very muchSpleased with the progress of 'thie4 strife? and the con- duct of the stated "If the C. P. in this contest they can win over any labor organ- ization. We're dead ones, and may as well soy "Thumbs up." WHEAT YIELD IS VERY HEAVY A good crowd representative of the'son for bringing in cheap labor was labor men of the city, listened to a that they cannot vote. Men were South Africa to force the govern- ment to allow British, subjects from R. P. Petti- for the Trades and forceful oration piece, organizer Labor congress and for the Typogra-j'o have a vote while in B. C. there phical Union at the Labor Hall last j are thousands of British subjects night. RAYMOND OUT bright young men of the South, made city, and at a distance farther than an admirable chairman: The Clark i family and Miss Mattie Clark as. ac- complished musicians as the South country can produce, contributed sev- eral vocal selections that won _ the admiration and applause of all. The Premier with a review of thc legislation of the Alberta government; Hon. Mr. Finlay in an effective ref_ erence-to the department of agricul- ture and its policy of assistance to the farmer; Mr. Simmons, with a rousing twenty minute speech on the land question showing that the Lib- eral party had been providing the land for the people the Conser- vative policy was to hand it over in chunks to the railroads held the close attention of the audience. Duncan Marshall in a "powerful and able effort, put the Ames timboi deal talk to rout by proving that th Liberal government had timlxrr reg ulations necessitating bids by auc tion, _the' highest bidder getting th limits. Prior to that regulation bsin adopted and enforced by Frank Oli ver, the Liberal government had fol lowed the Conservative policy, up t entirely. Mr. Marshall showt Hon. A. ord and Party AVarmly Sugar City ve miles .I have not heard of one Dr. Johnston He fur. her stated that the epidemic seem.. 1 to be confined to a belt about five miles wide all around the city. "I've had a busy, time of. it since he outbreak and have had my hands nil. I have not hoard what- the tther veterinary surgeons in the city :now of the- epidemic. "I've been in Monaglian, South Douro, and >ther plac.s, and the symptoms 'are he same." "-r The first appearance o{ the fever is i dullness and loss of appetite in the animal. This continues for-a few days. Diarrhoea sets in, .followed by lameness and stiffness' of the Paralysis of-the muscfes of swallowing occur, and a vapid em_ a elation ensues, the horse losing flesh in a short time. The. animal's tem- perature is high. Dr. Johnston at- tributes the epick-mic to the extreme heat. It sets up a derangement of the digstive system and the glands .of the intestines become irritated, re- sulting in ulceration of the bowels. The outbreak is npt quite so notice- able as it was a few days ago. carsion and enlivened the trip with numerous selections. The mrnagerie claimed a deal of attention during the day, and the Cave, the source of the Old Man river, was visited by a large number. Nine .o'clock was the hour for de- parture and for an hour pre-vious "Sully" entertained ihe crowd with reminiscences of the Boer .War. Leth- bridge was reached about 2.45 a.rn. and the B.O.R.T. ure to be congrat. ul-tted on the success of their ven- ture In a Number of Cases Around Grannm Wheel Went 40 Bushels to the Acre Granum, ug. fine and warm Sortie: spring wheat cutting started this week. Spring wheat is coming slowly but is filling well. Some fields show a little damage from frost, the greater damage being done to fall wheat. In a great many fields heads with ,ao thing in them can be found which is expected to reduce the yie'.d considerably. Through Rocky Coulee district fall wheat threshing is general and some big yields are re- ported. In several places the crop has threshed out forty bushels to the acre'. Mr. John Tosburg has ship- ped some fall wheat in the bundle to the Toronto fair while several dis. "plays of fall wheat and spring grains have been-sent from this point to different fall fairs in the states. The C. P. R. have made arrangements to [have three car loads 'of the different kinds of wheat grown.in district shipped in the bundle to Win- nipeg to be used in their different display offices throughout the United States and Easti-Yn Canada. The new elevator is just about coin. The main theme'of the address was "the function and mission of the Trades and Labor Congress of Am- erica." The speaker urged upon un- ionists the necessity for taking inde- pendent political action; in short, to have no vote. The speaker also went- into detail to show how the Japanese arc gett- ing control of the marine industries of the Pacific. White men are paid high, wages to go to Japan to teach the Japanese crafts. Then they are put a candidate in the h'eld in this i prepared to industrially disarm him. constituency at the approaching elec- Whether produced in Japan or Amer- tions. The speech showed original- ica the Japanese are able to ity of thought and comprehension for i goods cheaper. Thus this does away the causes and remedies for the griev I with the Oriental market, the pro- ances of the working man. It has no market for his delivered in a straightforward incis- output and depression and fin- ive manner. a.ncial stringency results. one has opportunity to earn mo- ney for circulation, and the only Rid Duncan presided in his usual capable manner. Mr. Pettipiece spent considerable competition at all is seen the la- time in outlining the history of the. Trades and Labor Congress, ond l bor market. showed it to be the concretr uxpres- i Then the C.F.R. can say, "Gentle- men the labor market is full. You ;stand aside, is not unit ctl or men so low as to talco the i place of others could not founri. lie was g ad to ail tho inc-iv sian.i ing pat and consi lered the j-ivswit strike a splendid If no men could be found to iivce sion of organized labor in Canada. He also showed what it had accom- plished iu legislation through its in- fluence in the parliament of B. U. This outline was given to show the necessity for independent political ac- tion on thc part of trades unionists. lho" placc Qf the strikers the system The Congress had declared in vvorth of this step two years ago uad had'cpnt of Valuc strengthened this decision since. nothing. "Every in the C.P.R. is in your hi lie and bones" was the vay Here the speaker urged1 upon union )thc speakcr sumtncd the matter up. men the necessity for sending one gmnt these cornomtions chat- Raymond, Aug. was a attentive and much pleased audience that to Hon. Dr; Ruther- more representatives to the Congress which meets at Halifax next month. At the close of the'meeting a resolu- tion was passed recommending that the council send, a delegate. EettipieceT showed a for sending this delegate how corpor- ations evolve-out of individual capital; Thus they control the market. Lum- ber men stop the production, the tie mortgages on yourselves." Trains are leaving stations in. au unfit condition and the law is brok- en by bringing in Orientals to re- pair them. "Men arc 'thus almost work." Thus it is clear that the time is ripe to consider a new line of action. On Labor Day the party bosses will 'This most enjoyable ho'iday might hr.ve been brought to a sad conclu- sion but-for the presence of mind of Conductor Colpits. A party of pleas- ure, seekers after climbing the moun. were resting on a projecting when Miss Anna Johnston, of their number .became faint and was in danger of 6 pc-rilous fall when Mr. Colpits wilh singular quickness res. cu d the young lady and averted what might hare proved a serious accident. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Herbert Forrester, aged 30 years was instantly killed by a freight train at Moose Jaw. Edgar Bray a land surveyor from j Oakville, dpntf Kam. sack. Sask. Victor Berthel, a French home- steader in the Paddle Lake district was tried at Edmonton on a charge of murdering a fellow homesteader named Joly. He was discharged. Otto Sorenson, a messenger in the employ of the Western Express com- pany, was killed by hoboes who at- tempted to rob his car at Enderlin, N. D. last night. Sorenson travels on the Soo line to Winnipeg. Hon. A. B. C., Toron. to, formerly of Newfoundland, was nominated as Conservative candidate in Shelbournp, N. for the Com- mons. Increased the Salary of Pastor WHITE AND HINDU WED Vancouver, B. C., Aug. first wedding in this country between a white woman and a Hindu took place today. The bride was a widow in the early thirties, white the groom was 26 years of age and has lived here five yeras. ford, Premier of Alberta, AV. C. Sim- mons, M.P.P., Hon. Finlay, and Duncan Marshall. The Premier ex- plained at length what the legislature had been doing during the session and what they intended doing-before the session closed lie concluded his remarks by thanking the people here for the very liberal support accorded Mr. Simmons in the last election and asked the people to send Mr. Sim- mons to Ottawa as their representa- tive. Mr. Simmons followed Mr. Ruther- ford and as it was the first ppportun ity ho had had thanked the people for their support anil then proceeded to speak on. some of the issues that -are now before the people. He first dealt with the land question in a very able and convincing way. then briefly presented the .history and policy of the federal government and pointed out the great advance made since the Liberal party catne into power in 1S9G. Mr. Duncan Marshall was then call- pleted. The town is full oi men waiting for threshing to commence. Mrs. Hunter of Elinor, while, driv- ing home from Granum had the mis- fortune to loss a fine young horse slie was driving. When only out a f-w miles her horse suddenly fell dead. Mr. Coz has returned from a very pleasant holiday trip to again take up his duties as buyer for the Cal- gary Milling Co. At this point he stales Unit nowhere lias he seen er crops than the crops in Southern Alberta. Mr. Brown ,is engaged in drilling a well for -the new livery stabb to be built by Messrs King. Evans and Brown to the south of the Royal Hotel. They intend to build a huge first clnss atablt.- and handle; nothing Imt the best of rigs and outfits. A first class stable has been needed bad- price goes up, high wages given as say, "That is a fine crowd of husky The reason for no output and" cheap fellows. They can. make wages but labor brought in. In speaking of the gigantic they can't take wages. If you walk trans- to the poll on election day as you formation wrought by the machinery walk on Labor Day, you can carry i. ____ _i_____ t L" r t J11 Virt i n i it was shown that in the matter of the fish hatcheries in U. C. all the profit _and bonus of the government every seat in the Dominion.' It was pointed out thaWither poli tical party would do to continue the one gets the! Present system of ownership. To "conserve" or "reform" is their pol- icy. The- only way is to "cut it local goes to goods. It was forcibly pointed out to the i workingmen that they gave capital- ists the power to write the law by In speaking directly to the first step is to get the cat, then skin it. Fix what you want. Both Lib- erals and Conservatives tell the sending them-to parliament. Thus a situation Mr. Pettipiece said, "The few corporations control all the cap- ital and the unions cnn only make terms for the men when they are working. They can't force a capital- jtruth about each other and what ist to employ them. The only rem- jthov you losc- Get possession edy for this is to renumber their jof thc reigns qf the power on election day. (Labor Day movement into election Some little had been accomplished Independent political action is by .demanding much and being gtfen Ollli' remedy. Get a candidate in ed and was greeted with great ap- plause. He took up the question of ly and the travelling public can rely on Messrs King. Evans and Brown to pive every satisfaction. Mr. George Blair intends erecting a largo chopping mill on the. corner of Main St. and 3rd avenue. other words running game of blulT. The present form of government as seen thc danger. It hus uud: "We have got all wo ca.i from these working nien, UM. c get Orientals who Cciniot ve-ts t'nin our right to own op'Mjt'j. Our local machinery ngents r port railway competition, pointing "out difj they have sent out over a hundred binders from this point so far and expect to beat that number consider- FINE CROPS IN WARNER DISTRICT was increased two a year. Following At a meeting of the Quarterly offi- cial Board of Wesley Church last night, thc salary of the pastor, Rev. J. M. Harrison, hundred dollars the announcement that Thos. Taylor the popular and efficient organist m-as resigning to go into tbe minis- try, a resolution was passed recotn- j mending his acceptance as a proba- tioner of Conferences Several of tho members spoVe of the good work that Mr. Taylor had done for thc church and of the loss the church sustained by his removal. On OK Farm Winter Wheat Averages 35 BesMs to the Acre YIELD OF ALFALFA Stirling, Aug. Brand- lev seeded 14 acres to alfalfa a year ago last spring. This year he 33 loads from the first cutting. A GRAND FIRST CROP New Dayton, Aug. 22.-nJ. F. Mor- rison has threshed and hfs yicid of winter- wheat wont 40 bushels to the Among the enthusiastic visitors in Southern Alberta during the last few days WAS Peter Berg, of Enderlin, N. D. Mr. Berg owns lands in the Warner country. He says that each time he comes he likes the country bettor and the temptation to move up here becomes strongr. The Warner crops are up to the! standard of the yields reported elao- when; in Southern Alberta. A. L. Warner who has a large farm near the town has threshed his winter wheat ferent conditions nnd concessions, granted to thc C'.I'.R- by the Con- servative government and: those gran ted the G.T.P. railway by tKe Liber- al government and explained "how the letter times are accounted for since the Liberal government came into pownr in 1896, showing that they re- riucud the tariff wiih Groat Bntnln one-third and crcalc.l a mar- ket for thc people Canada, there by increasing Ikr '-03 farm pro ducts and" thc prices the to pay for Hnush j.ro- ducts which was n sreat ooncflt to thc Canadian people and mcivasoil Canada's trade in tlvo past eleven years. Among those on the platform were T. .T. O'Brien. M. Hvans, Gco. Grocn L. D. King, president of the Board of Trade. T. J. O'Brien made a ably before the season is ovor. A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE the field in the coming federal elec- tions. Cut out everything but union- A resolution was passed granting thc free use of the hall to the strik- ers during the strike. Another resolution was passed to the effect that "The Trades and La- Mr. Pettipiece thought that wages Council place itself on record, as paid had little to do with the Or- (being in sympathy with the strikers, iental labor question for the white I condemning the action of the corn- man could give more labor for a dol- pany ami wishing the strikers suc- Inr than the Oriental. The real roa- cess." That New Elevator Co. h Storm for Three Days With Corpse for a Companion got This was the first crop on thc and thc whole acreage averaged 35 most efficient chairman. During the evening B. S. gave "a recita- tion that iras much enjoyed and Miss Young sang in h.-r usual pleasing manner. The Premier and party were enter- tained at dinner at the residence of President II. S. Allrn. Invited to meet the visitors at this delightful function were President BrimbaU of the University of Salt Lake, and Mrs. Brimhall. Mr. and. Mrs. Ray Milwaukt-f, Wis., Aug. about by n storm from Monday night until Wednesday night tbo little schooner rigged yacht Juinita of bushels to thc acre. Knight, Mr. and Mrs. and Mr. and Mrs. C. B. F. Keillor, McCarty. Milwaukoo with David Bobof and the dead body of his sailing companion, Philip Thompson, nn board, was towvd to harbor hore today. Thompson had been steadily at tho lil'or fo? hours when in the height of tho rain and wind storm he arose to put on a coat and without u word ho dropped to the bottom of thr boat dead. As thc Juanita noarod the har- bor she sank out of sight. Lothbridge is tht> recogim.od grain centre for Southern Alberti. A num. bt'r of prominent men have r< cogniz- ed this fact and have an elevator company with headquarters in this city. The company was organized by D. 0. Frederickson, formerly of the Kirkham Milling Co of Kirkham, Minn., who interested Minneapolis and Winnipeg parties in the undertaking. They have pur chased the A. Foster and Co.'s el evators at Cardsion. Raley and Coal dale and will extend their operations as the country develops. The company after searching fo: an appropriate name for the com pany, happily got the idea from ttv splendid climate, of Sunny Southern Alberta and called it the Sunny Bel Grain and Elevator Co. John N Stcrnb.-rg i.< President, E. F. Carlson vice president and D. O. Frederick son, secretary and manager. MR. BASTEDO'S POSITION Ottawa, Ont., Aug. T. astedo, recently apointed Canadian epresentative of the International Commission has been ap- pointed superintendent of the branch f trade and commerce department which is to have charge of the cM age Annuity tables aro low being prepared by the finance department. RZMOVE TARIFF FROM WOOD PULP Philadelphia, Aug. resolu- tion urging the members to create public sf-ntinient in favor of the re- moval of the tariff from wood pulp and other commodities entering into he manufacture of white paper was parsed unanimously v at the closing session hrro today of the convention of the National Association of news- dealers, booksellers and stationers. Another resolution condemns the ac- iion of magazine and other publica- tions in clubbing together and offer- ing cut rates as a premium and also denounces the practice of charging higher wholesale rates for the pub- '.icitions in cert-sin adjoininj toirns. ;