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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TUEIDAY, AUGUST 24, LETMBHIUGt, ALBERTA, TO MEET HERE IN OCTOBER NET The Alberta Union Of Municipalities Holds Convention JjJbhb'rklge will be flooded with municipal fathers on October 8th and 9th when the fifth annual convention of the Union of Alberta Municipali- ties will be held here. It is expect- ed that practically every municipal- ity in the province will be represent- ed by, one or more delegates. Reduc- ed rates have been arranged lor with. the A. R. I- so "that if twenty-five or more come the return trip will be a fare and a third but "if a hundred or more delegates buy tickets, the round trip'can be made for single fare. The are that there will be no return fate %to pay. f John. T. Hall of Medicine Hat, the energetic secretary has been prepar- programme that'will be full interest, the items of which will be given, out later. In" the meanfUme he i i Prairies Fire At BarrklU Aug. a prairie fire swept Over "a portion of sections 15 and 22.' The fire origin- ated at Win. Warnock's place, and burned all his hay and oats which he had in stack, as "the wind was south. It carried the full force of tne fire against the field of Mr. Win- tori, post master at Barrhill. but with hard work they; got the -fire stopped before it came inside of the barn yard, so Mr. "Wmtori's damage wa? the grass from, the -120 acres of pasture, which is fenced. The harvesting will be mostly done this week around Barrhill. It- is a pleasure to see all the fields" clothed with shocks of wheat and' oats. The next thing willf be' the humming of the threshing machines.- ft has'b'een a good summer for UK- Barrhill country; not a single frosty night, and onlyf three or four farmejs had grain damaged by hail. A little in the latter HAY SPEND A THOUSAND A MONTH Likely to Spend Money With Our Gardeners When W. B. Cunningham pf Cal- garj, superintendent of the C.P.R. dining car service was in the city he was taken for a -drive around the city "by his brother E. A. Cunning- ham and the result may mean con- siderable business for this city. The drive included a visit .to the vegetable gardens around the and when Mr. Cunningham saw the splendid celery, cauliflower, and other vegeta- GREAT LOSS OF LIFE FROM STEAMERS COLLIDING Buenos.--Ayres, Aug. col lission., today between two steamers at the en- trance of' Monte ideo Harbor resulted in the drowning of from 150 to 300 persons, most- lywomen arid crildren. GETTING RID OF THE es.4. ten -reasons why they should, have representath es at thej convention here dn' October. The "whys" of this I i: Because you are vitally interest- j ed. in the development of 2 in enacting municipal 'laws we want the best" We desire to profit by the errors and mistakes of j the older provinces v I 3. Because the" TProvancral Legisla- ture will in all probability introduce in the near future the nucleus of a new Municipal Act. 4. Because the Legislature will look problem ill that district J to the Union of Alberta Municipal- [_PLl practically part ,of .July and the tore part no saw a chance to -do some bus- August would have done good. liness. He opened negotiations with 'the gardeners to supply the service and the deal is practically for a a thou- isand dollars a month for a start. {which is likely to increase as thf clis- Jtrict to served extends from For- j tral to Lagffan and the C. E line. The-local steam laundry will also benefit by the visit as it has an, ord- er for' five or six hundred pieces a week for the company. CAPE BRETON STRIKE MAY SOON END Glace 8. Aug. seventh Aveek of the, stiike ended to- day with" the situation aparently unchanged Kumors are plenty of peace negotiations and those who profess to know what is going on inside say matters are progres- sing and that the strike will end inside two weeks. BOOZE CAUSED THIS MAN'S DEATH Hank Abbot Died At a Railroad Camp In South Country Has Been Practically Solved INQUEST ON BODY OF INDIAN Alagrath., Aug.- inquest on FOOTBALL TEAM OFF J TO CALGARY! n 'the bodv of the Indian The Lcchbndge City Football team j JJeft oa the 2.20 train this aitemocn brought into town Coroner J. Higinbothain accon> panied by Sergt. Humby of the R.N." W. M. P. drove to Campbell s survey camp aiear Monarch yesterday to in- vestigate the aeatn of an unknown man there The man was- identified as Hank a well digger who lived "about four, miles east of Elinore. He was a partner of a farmer near -CUres- holm of the name of "Hendricson. '-The man had been to Lethbridge and fallen prey to tta. vices .large city as he was drunk during the whole tune lie was in town. He left last Friuay afternoon, in pretty with the In- tention of returning home. No more of his move-j (aiijnts till the following day when I [he'was noticed by of the sur- I vsyors at Campbell's camp. He was I sitting in his waggon apparently i asleep or very drunk. Seeing that 1 he had nott moved for a couple- of the men ,of the camp went over to see what the matter Close Shave In Regina District jtfgina, Bask., Aug. Canada passed through most cri- tical period last night and reports this morning state that crop.-, came through without- damage; The changing of the moon brought the temperature very low and rain at various points throughout the day j chilled the atmosphere to such an extent that, it was generally .believed frost could jiot be escaped in this] district. However, a heavy mist settled over the land shortly after 8 o'clock this morning dew was noticeable. This undoubtedly saved the crop for the official thermometer went as low as 35 as it was. It is MR.FAIRFIELD WINS HIGH PRAISE Leading Agricultur- Commend His Work Two more prominent agricultuval visitors were -in -ohe city v jW. J. s considered that the crop is now safe 1 of for Saskatchewan': until the; end'of Jthe month. 1 Agricultural, College, and Jbhn'Brajt >i len, superintendent of fairs and "j, institutes for Saskatchewan1 arid 1 HARVESTERS COMING Toronto, Aug. 23; thousand a member of the .tfgricultufal" --V iTvesters left for staff. f U. P. E. takingj Thuv haVe been V five hundred more harvesters the West today the C. P. E. taking j "four trains via Sudbury, j-i m t i __ f ___ 1 _ the Grand Trunk taking 500 via Chi-} AlbePta looking intc conditions. have using the .all the way 'first went fiinn experimental KAIl rIKr NrAK Then on ,to Edmonton Jami 1 lULl back south, arriving- here CANADIAN r "to look into the wor_k the'- Lumber Owners and Ranchers way of moisture conservat ott K ot crops w here, grain which was I took -Iiim info camp. He-appeared! last Wednesday I for .Calgary, where they will compete, was 'held in HeeUiershaw Turner's a U. K. Henderson, of in the Bennett shield competition for j real estate office" on Friday afternoon, weed inspector for'the championship of Alberta, and if jjt Qf Joe Gambler r __J-T_ T5rt.rt riT rt t- Oti tftl i havjng com( in froin tjie Henderson sVys- that the People's Shield for The Blood Indian. Coroner Ri- J i SUCCesSfUl. in the dtv a few-hours last mgm f Canada The ;the Lana-Ja. Raymond arrived on Friday' ft forme, series will- probably he played mo .nquesU bu, a sip of coffee. fhj tomorrow, and the latter on Thurs- day or Fndaj. The is the team and officials: Goal. Boss: fcaclcs. t in a pretty low stste when Jouncl. j He was sound asleep with no coat on, J his feet -hanging down over the wag-j on edge. When taken to camp he was offered food but declined to Oreville river. Wasington soil, which -included tin. of aifalfaand grasses. A't JLacomhe they: investigation being made Mutton, in connection witli down timothy sod and v. the -y A jury composed of 31. D. Binsham. Andrew f-ta-ks 1. VC. Stafford. F. R. xvith the exception of Manv j new, and W. S. Shower are shooting Pincers, who was the -only witness ofT the finals. This is the final event that English. The grist of the in this competition and the winner i story of the drowning as told by y night gets the trophy All them is as follows. members are asked to be present. _ There was A large party of Indians McKim of Toronto who has on the Blood Reserve, engaged in b'een visiting his brother-in-law, 3Ir. rounding up cattle. On the 24tk of j Blair, here for the past few weeks, j .J uly tftey were camped on the west leaves for his home to-day. Mr. Me- i bank of the St. Mary's "River. a lit- Kim says that although he has "dista-bce below the Brown ranch. way. got ready his' team roused- him up for breakfast. His 'breathing was noticed to be very labored and irregular and his eyes were wide and glassy as he sat down to the table. A moment while sitting before the table he fell back dead in his chair. The men of the canip at once sent to the neighboring camp for a doc- tor but could not locate him. They then communicated the circumstanc- es to the police at Monarch. The body %vas brought into town ove.' most of the southern part the afternoon of that day six ot" hist night and is at Ad- oil three horses, Tom Spotted the province no Part of it suits him I them started for the, "bank of the ri- as well as Lethbridge, He intends j to return shortly and make his resi- Bull and IMany Fingers rid- rience here. jing together. Jim" Crow Spreads His Queer Bets At s and Joe Gambler. and Spotted Bull. They stopped to pick berries near the bank. Four of i them afterwards went into the water. Victoria B. C.. rings and jewelry to the value of] -were stolen from C. E. form's jewelry store here, being miss-j ed on Friday night shortly before! C. M. HAYS Second Vice President and General Manager Grand Trunk Railway FERNIE MORH CHEERFUL Fernie B C.. Angl CU- A v placing the stock in the safe.' The is tranquil here today. The smoke principal Item of the loot is'a pair on the Lizard" range has disappear- ed and the people are breathing freely. The fire has not gained mneh headway and is now about ceased. of diamond ear rings valued at 250. The .other jewelry stolen was from a tray and consists of rings with small and large diamonds. Mrs. Whik, who assists in putting jewelry .away, was the first to notice' the disappearance and on reporting it to the owner, he notified the fever started in Germantown. lice and strenuous efforts were made health authorities, however, now to hush up the affair. Three years FOUR DEATHS AT REGINA Regina, Aug. deaths haro iv occurred sinct me outbreak of into the a short Uif-tauce Tom __ -_ l [Spotted "Bull grabbed one ol" the lines Pincher Treek. Aug. are (from his hands and started to cross now offered that the construction, j the river (IMaurice. who was rklincr work of the Canada Western road j with Torn', denies They had will be commenced before the ana v' -not gone very far when their horses Hies, but the people in general here slipped into deep water, reaiing TIP are not quite so hopeful as all [aTKl throwing all the' riders except A slight deviation in the original sur- Tom into the water. Maurice man- vey has been made, but otherwise the 'agod to got hold of one of Tom's cus line is practically the same as out- nnri was towed safely to in the IleraKl a few weeks. !shore. Jim Crow and Joe Gambler What authority there ife for the -washed down stream, the for- dis-on s undertaking rooms awaiting instructions irom his relatives with whom the police have ahvady com- municated. ou t. The report that six square of timber near Hockford Bay. Lake Coeur Idaho, burning out with a losb of proves false. Another feature was, the excellent crops b'eing land where good tillage had. 'been NOW IN THE WESTr "trees' Work Of Lord's Day Alliance 'Rev. T. Albert Bominion secretary of the Day Alliance, addressed a meeting at Church last night in the interests of the work o-f the Alliance. 3Ir. ris a strong speaker arid has a faith in They i. were struck with the great shrubs and fruits, which.'are portant, being essential in ing.' The thoroughness of work in- sures good returns .results shoukl be an incentive to farn-ers to" till-the soil properly.- gen- Z" era'lly. they said that onlyvpoor crops they saw in Alberta were on._ poorly cultivated land. K- ;_ While they visited field's j'krm well as the tal Farm, aiK< they were astonished st the wondcrfiu growth of alfalfa on tihe hundreds land. c Jlutherford left this moming for Medicine they will visit the new farm before returning to Regina. Not Afraid Of Break Up SIR RIVERS WILSON President of the Grand Trunk Pacific! Railwav in earnest. Tie showed that the tion your correspondent -does not know, but it is stated -here that-the mer beinsr fortunate enough to he ago, a robbery of about the same took place from this it being found that the proprietor's son and Mrs. David, a Vancouver woman were the guilty parties. The loot was on this occasion found hid- den under an empty house in Van- couver, the location being learned as a result of confession made to the police. s the epidemic is wen jn hand and believecj tuat the wOTSt Is over. (Lord's Day Act now on the statute !books''of Canada, is the best and washed agamut a rock upon which j reasonablc with refcrencc line is being built by the Milwaukee j he climtxxl. Tom Spotted Bull had kccp-ng Q- SabbatJ{ to be and St. Paul road. It makes little meanwhile crossed the river and gett- .R worW u hag u.on difference to us where the finances {ing off his horse walked a. short dis- approbation of pnjSWcnts of Unit ed States and France. Invariably those who criticize it are persons who have not read it. The act has given a day of rest to over men in Canada in manv departments of commercial life. from so long as we have a rail- tance in the river over -the rocks and road that will give Pincher Creek a i threw a rope to Jim and dragged Mm direct outlet for its traffic. 1 shore. Joe "Gambler was never V merry-go-round made its appear- seen again after he sank and the par- ance here on Saturday about noon, got placed in position at a shady ty searched for his body until dark without success. None of the witnesses could srfve Changes At the City Hall Part of the town, near the creek, and ijv cvccisg iu swiJig. Tt IK fany definite reason for Attempting" to just a? good as any circus to the. j cross the river, and ,they had not youngsters, whose delight at its ad- j crossed the river at that point land especially employees of railways. vent here knew no bounds and whose There was joy on the occasion appears to bft point, and ANOTHER KINDERGARTEN IN THE CITY On Sept, 1, Hev. S. Chivers, iec- tor of St Angustin's church, -will have a.'kindergarten school opened at "the Parish Hall. The school is especially for those who have passed the age limit of" the public school KindiT- "garten, and whose -parents do them to attend the primaiy A qualified kindergartener i? A. T.. Haincs, the city accountant, has resigned his position and will probably leave this week. 'l-laines intends spending a couple of weeks visiting in Winnipeg before re- turning west to accept another po- sition; The position will be tilled by R' C. Farris, 1he present cashier and there will be an all round promotion. A. jMacA'.pine will take 31 r. Farris' work and Miss Grimm will succeed Mr. Mac supplemented by both sexes. The the older ones of muixicipality re- ceives as license fee from the con- no regular fond at this the water was a little muddy so it was impossible to the depth. ZVfuch sympathy was expressed for cern, which plied a. thriving1 business i the.father and mother of the deceased on it." first '-night here and afforded who were in .town Friday and after lots of amusement to a big crowd of j the inquest was and the both'scxes- i Coroner had filled out the necessary Bucks.arc reported to 'be very pleD- j paper for the burial of the tody, a tiful in the district this season. Sev- coffin was which the fa- At tic. Sunday labor legal. :Not one man who has freed from Sunday la- bor has been heard to say he was sorry. The enforcing; of the act has stopp- -ed Sunday concerts, games, excur- sions, etc. Mr.--Moore-very strongly condemned the Sunday newspaper. The address was garnished liberally with humor and was intensely pat- riotic. oral shooting parties left for the coun thor placed a new of try, accompanied by to fcc rea- ,ar I ccmforter as well as' the personal dy for the opening of the season. Ge-ongings of the dead boy, nn-l -eyed the bodr on his tho Tn a collision between two automn- reserve for burial. .biles near Iclow Creek" J-ake today, Th< was expected to take criarge ol the school. lo fill thc vacancy. Alpine. A new man will be engaged "Billy" Sunday, the basftball Evan-'a n Tuesday to 11 JEROME IN FIELD AGAIN New York Aug. Attor- ney "Jerome has decided to seek an- other term and will be a candidate for re-election as prosecuting atlor- npv of New Turk. 8 HOUR DAY IN 2 YEARS Ottawa, Ont., Aug. 23 brick Livers and stone masons ada signed a five year agreement with the employers. The wages will con-! tinue at fifty cents an hour as. now! but after two years an 8 hour day will go into force instead of 9. Aug. appre- i hension is felt by the officials -of the American Federation of Labor of the reported movement on the part of the members of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada to incite a warfare between that organization and the American federation af La- bor. "The independent organizations f J said Secretary Morrison, of j the American Federation of Labor j today "do not exceed 200 in their membership. The members of the Trades and Labor Congress of Can- entirely loyal to us and there ib no idea that any unfriendly con- tention -will arise between the organ- izations." Assessor Wants Rumor Run Down C. N. R. LINE TO QUEBEC Montreal Que, Aug. Can- adian Korthern railway today inaug- urated the new line to Quebec City It lias been under constraction three years and will in time form a link in the transcontinental system of the scclist and his wife were injured. other witnesses to be sw VT. Currie, the city assessor, is asking the city council for investiga- tion into a rumor that he was asso- ciated with a real estate firm and getting real estate owners to list their properly exclusively with this firm. Mr, Currie says he cannot un- derstand how the rumor started and as there is no foundation for it as he has no real estate interests in the city cither directly or indirectly. He will ask for the investigat.on to clear the matter up at-once. NOT CREDITED AT ESQUIMALT Victoria, B. C., Aug. It is ported that Admiral Kingsmfll head of the Canadian navy, who is ia Lon- don, with Hon. L. P. Brodeur, Min- ister of Marine and Fisheries, will come lo Esquimau during the month to take over the third armored cruiser. The Bedford thjrd class armored cruiser of tons displacement. The story i credited at Esquimau. next class is a EDMONTON London, Orit. MAN A'ug DEAD Maitland Hannon, Donnnion Surveyor of Edmonton, died Victoria Hospital today. He came to'- London a month ago to visit his k ents, Rev. Dr. and Mrs; Hannon. ;