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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta BIG CROPS AT PINCHER CREEK Prospects Very Good -Inspector After the Weeds CITY AN D-D I STRICT F. C. Street went to 'Tuber this afternoon on will be uway a airs. T. B. Beynon und Miss Beyn- on, of Virclen, Man., are visiting tlie former's sister-in-law, airs. Sp H. Johnston on their way back from Seattle.- Mary Ceilia lone, the fourteen months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Johnstone, Cutbili St., died last night. The funeral took place this afternoon at four o'clock. Fa- ther Rosenthal officiated. Some children playing with fire near the shack near the Terrace, caused the take fire on Sat- urday. The JQrJTbrigade responded to the call vhad the fire ex- tinguished in short oflder before any damage was done. JR. E. Perry has been promo tad uorc being- chief of the staff in the (Spec al to, the Herald.) Pincher Aug. most promising of harvesting weather continues to prevail in this part of j of tne intercolon'al RaiV Sunny Alberta, and although v.-ay to assistant general agent for vield'-inay not in all cases come-up -Jte same company and has.the diyj- SPECTATORS KILLED BY AUTO A Terrible Smash In Auto Races At In- dianapolis A DOUBLE. WEDDING A unique wedding took place at: the Methodist" on Saturday evening when P. Perry, pas- tor of Wesley "church, officiated at double wedding. Archie Leonard Seur and Mary Gilniore were first married with, George Victor and Edhh Sear; Jhe- groom's sister, uttering them. As soon as they married they -changed places with the other two who were married with the" first couple as groomsman and; bridesmaid. All the parties live in Lethbridge, both grooms ing warehousemen of the Northwest Jobbing and Commission Co. fhey will reside in Ward. to the averages occasionally in -the Herald from other it 5s going to splendid one never- ihiless. In conversing "with. soicA farmers recently your correspondent was told that the. one frost experienced a little .while ago, an.-l duly mentioned in your columns at Ibe time, to bave a 'ten- dency towards shrinkage of the grain, but fortunately this is not the case, One of two gentlemen, who drove out for a- distance of twenty-eight miles in a, south-easterly direction today, informed your correspondent that the country in. this particular part, never, looked better than it does at present. that the, farmers are all optimistical-, lv inclined wherever you go, and that the entire district seems to have en- ered upon a season of prosperity un- all the past years of its history. The parties who made the rip for the purpose of viewing crop onditions are highly elated with the of prosperity m ranching nd farming. Ait their objective point he Hartficld ranch, embracing acres, there are head of cattle vhioh have just been sold for expor- to the old country. "Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. the auto races which have been, held here today witnessed a terrible smash. In. the three hundred mile No- tional (Merz) crashed into the fence and left the tfiack at the fac_end of the south turn.- Three spectators ,jion JronY Montreal to un-jwere killed. Besides the three deaths. fler his care., is a brother of Rev. T. Perry of this city. BALLOON TRIP TO POLE FAILS falter Wellman's Second Effort Is a Complete Failure D. Cyr has 1400 acres m hay and grain, the iiay land yielding two tons hay to the acre. Pred Pelletier has acres, also >f hay "and grain giving two tons of hay to the acre- George, and Adam Walla- per's hay land gives two and a half tons -to the acre. James Russell's and John McJRae's crops in mixed farming are in excel- ent condition, while Chas. new-comer to the district, has 800 acres of fall wheat in good locking- Fall wheat in some places is over an inch above ground. A drive througih the country at this season of the year reveals the fields of grain wherever the thrifty and the lazy fanner have been at work by the num iber of weeds which are growing up choking the latter's field of wheat oats- as the case may be. Cutting be general in the Fishbum dis- trict next week. One farm in that Camp Wellman, Spitzbergen, Aug. Aug. ler Wellman's second attempt to sail over the STorth Pole has resulted in ailure. The giant dirigible balloon American, in which 3Ir. Wellman and party of three set out upon their perilous flight today met with, mis- It had proceeded about thirty- two miles from, the starting- point. Mr. Wellman and his party succeeded in. returning and making a landing without injury to any member. It was 1 o'clock two serious injuries resulted during the day. ;Henry, Lapking ;of Indian- apolis, was seriousJj' injured in the fatal wreck. Bruce Kebne, of a Marrnon car in. the same crash- ed into a post, shortly after the Na- tional wreck, badlj- cutting ibis neck and head. Cliff Litterai; a mechanic. was also killed, by-being bip racin'b machine on the speedway. FARM LABOR SCARCE fKansas City. ie- cause farm labor is so scarce in Kan- sas, the farmers large tracts' of land there have' adopted gasoline traction engines to-pull their plows. TJae plows in gangs of from ten to two men on an engine and on the gang plow in thiF mariner, can do the work about twenty ordinary laborers. BREAD FROM NEW WHEAT Winnipeg, Man. Aug. sam- ple of bread made from new wheat marketed at Rosenfeld, Man., on Au- gust 14, baked under the observation of a laboratory expert is on, view here. The wheat is pronounced su- perior for baking pxirposes to that "of last year. UNKNOWN MAN MODEM) BENNETT MAY SOON LEAVE ALBERTA Rumor That He Will Go To An Eastern City region is well worthy of Glencoe, Qnt Is Fire Sufferer Glencoe, lOnt.. Aug. disas- trous fire destroyed some S60.000 worth of property here early this morning. The dry goods firm of F. E. Maybew and Co.. James Wright aikl merchants; J.-E. Roome. grocer, and W. A. Currie. Coroner Starts For Railroad Camp Near Mon- arch i Coroner J. D. Higinbotham ani Sergt. Humby, of the R.N.W.M.'P. left at one o'clock .this afternoon for Campbell's camp six miles from Monarch to .into the death of an., unknown man As far as known the man was driving from Lethbridge and -when near the camp he seems to have got out and lay clown on the ground. He was ap- piarently militia froin'the-east- em part of .Pennsylvania will ordered to twenty-four Last night's riot- -Ing-came suddenly and without ing at the close of a calm and peace- lul Sunday. About 9 o'clock strikers seen together -at the end of the ODonovan. vbridge, a via- duct spanning the Pittsburg Eric Suddenly it was" Turn- orecl that a jiuniber of strike break- ers were being brought from the city Into the plant. Pickets were imme- diately doubled, every car that caine from the city was held up. This pro- ceedure had been_ goinc. on .for some ;ime when a car carrying Sheriff Exler came along. He -was returning from Pittsburg to steel plant. A revolver was placed at the motorman's head and the car stop- ped. A crowd of strikers immediately ausppcLd tlie Deputy Sheriff. He ordered to leave the car. Inste.d, it is said, he -drew back his coat and showed his star. This was the signal for a fusilade of shots. Exler opened fire in return, all the cart-v riclses in his revolver being expend- ed befoe he fell under a shower of- stouts and bullets. The motorman and conductor placed the body on the car and took it to a physician SCARCITY OF MEN Smith Bros, and Wilson can give employment to two hundred men at once.. They are having dUIiculty in procuring- efficient labor this season. FELL INTO SEINE ParK Aujr. Bayard Clem- ent Dirigible balloon, after making a ight today, foil into the Street Fighting In Montreal j, Que., Aug. 1 and French Canadian fought one i another with their fists in St. Law- S., Aug. fifth day since the disappearance ot 1 the two years old child of a BeV-an 'miner from his father's ho'tsa into the woods and it has not b'ejn found. Two thousand men in organized To.m tramped the woods from two till nf- ter three o'clock today dnd they hack this afternoon with the same story that has be.TX told dally siiu'fe last Tuesday, no signs. Searchers itrc'heinsr drawn from, half a The letter adds that by the time of Tm- on board the airship UV1V sav.-d. Thf Bayard-Clement dirigible balloon, was built in Paris last fall. Tt i? about ISO feet long and has a capacity of cubic mo- receipt the writer would be well out of the way. He left Vernon only three days ngb. Smith said he act- ed in revenge because ho his lease of the hotel. "mother car approaching. As it near- r-d the mob. they formed, ten deep, across the tracks. State troopers fivi. in number were on the car. They bad b en on a brief furlough. the mob cai seized Ihe; conductor "I "men to'make fighC Then "Began a "fusilade In which five'hundred" thots or more were fired. "Word -of the bat- fle reached Lieut. Smith of the con- stabulary and he ordered out his en- tire force of troopers. As they gal- toward the O'Donovan briclge. with carbinos drawn, the mob broke and" fled. Aboiit midnight, McKees Rocks was again as qxiiet as during the- Sibbath afternoon. Indian Drunk tCUled Fellow tf street early Saturday that eclipsed towns but all are baffled. i provoking a mob scene _- t j all other srreet fighting in Montreal 1 for While J from ten to fifteen men mixed up iti the fighting, hundreds of other peo- GRANUM MAN DIES HERE Kobt. 'Mitchell, of Granum, died heiv last nijrht of appendicitis. He Nakusp. B. C., Aug. is evi- dent a foul' murder has been com nutted on the lower Arrow Lakes, about miles of here, sulting from a, drunken brawl amonjr some Indians. On Sunday last two pie jammed St. Lawrence Camo to the city a few days ago I side- to side and were packed togeth- j treatment. He was originally A GENERAL BOTHA Pi-tinier of j or near where the hostilities com- menced. All traffic was blocked at i tiniej years and was unmarried. He was a member of the Modern Wood- man of America, who will take charge of-the funeral. The body-is being held at the Adclison parlors for in- structions. Tnembers of the almost extinct tribe. fhc-rs twenty odd left, de- partod from Fauquicrs ranch and af- ter securing two bottles of whiskcy from Chinaman, proceeded in a row boat- to liurton City. Only one ar- rived there and he stated his partner had returned to Xocdlcs by shori. A senrch-for the missing follow-; cd.' The first Tndian was arrested J and- then nwdc a complete confession of killing his companion and his body- in the lake. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Port Arthur will expend ni extending the telephone system an-i improvements. " Coster, the 13 year old son Allio J. Coster was drowned in trf Saskatchewan riv< r at Prince Al- hort. The swollen body of a man was t ikcn from the Niagara river. It is jnpposjfd to be that M Spohr. IS years of who while in tht1 river near th" BENJAMIN I AraiH fif tin- landing on Mon- t-ay last was swept" into the rapids. It is announced that the neronautic socit-ty-" of America contemplates bringing tlio at-roplauc of Charles to Toronto in a few days for exhibition The industrial ex- hibition management has offered to the owners of a flying ma-- chino that will fly, Premier Dcakin states that Austral- ian squadron will consist ,of about Battleford, Newly Appointsd six cruisers, nine aiid Senator small flotilla of submarines. ;