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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Herald VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1908 A NUMBER PROPOSING A PAID FIRE CHIEF I Chief Fowler the Man For Position New Fire Engineer Stick To Their Belief ELECTORS DECIDE Tuesday's Daily.) The lire and light departments re- [ceiyctl considerable attention at: the council ipeeting- last night. Acting bu the report of fire and light committee the resignation of John for the fire Brigade, to take effect ouo engineer was I month' from date. The Chief was instructed to secure [the services, of another driver for I the chemical engine 10 take the place of the present man caves at of the' month. An electric department man 'will appointed to take charge of the fire i (alarm system on Sept. 1st, on "Oin- I pletion. of Mr. Burbridge's term -M ,j I office. The electric department will-. held -responsible for. the working of the system. The old hose waggon will be prop- I erly equipped for use by hand and take, the place of the heavy hand reel in the "North Ward 'fire hall. Orders for 500 feet of unlined fire- hose will be placed after the agent procures new tenders for the same. An application for work in the el'-'. metrical department was received from A. C. Reid of JM'oose Jaw. He Saltcoats Sask., Aug. Sharpe, the Adamite leader, and his followers passed through here last night arid camped on the outskirts of the town. On Sunday large crowds of interested spectators listened to the preaching and singing. A cou- ple of the c'ompany are on the guacd all time armed with loaded rifles. They se'.-m as determined in their be- lief as ever and declare they will die before submitting to arrest. A mem- ber of the E-.N. W. M. P. accompan- ied them. while hereV AMBASSADOR DEAD Sp-ck von Sternburg, the 'German ambassa- dor to the United States- died quiet- ly at the hotel Victoria in this city about midnight last .night. .The bar- oness May of Louisville, Ky., was with the end. No arrange- ments have yet .been'made for the funeral -ambassador. WHEATYIELD IS VERY HEAVY Declares Mr. Simmons in Reply to Mr. Magrath's Challenge Senator DeVeber at Taber, Deals With Mr.Magrath's Record in Regard to Labor: and Corporations Kidnapped Twin Boys (From a Staff Ileporter.) Taber, August i of the c'lgnt v. ur been in power they had in Hagersville :Ont., Aug. twin sons of Sylvanas Dayton of Mil- twin sons of Sylvanus Dayton of, Mil-j ton were kidnapped from the home of es, on the New Credit reserve, about j three miles from Hagersville. The children were on the road in front o. j the doctor's house when two. women MADE A VOTE FOR LABOR5 DAY 110 law. placing homesteaders on jn a buggy drove up and put City Council Senator IXVcber also referrM to acres of land aud had alienated -in children in the buggy and hurried' doubt of Taber's continued allegiance improvement act -r othw ways loss than aon-s It is supposed :that one of the to the I-iDoi-al party. The meeting wherehy ]linds owned by railways and inferring to the challenge oi .hjs women was the mother of the child- held in the opera house here on Sat- othen corporations 'were taxeu vwo opponent to submit the matter of ren, who. resides in Toledo. Ohio. A the interests 01" AV. C-j dollars per quarter section for local grafting to four ministers In Lefch-jfew m0nths ago the father secured j improvements. By nieans of tiiii i.ct bridge, Mr. Simmons said he would, cliildren from their mother in a! 1OO Police For North Ward urday night in able and popular l.ib- candidate was largely attended, were and the several speakers were iiagrath had to personally con- appeal to the electorate and j similar manner, bringing them to the 'tribute a considerable sum Vis be content to abide by their decision jlome Of his parents, i large tract of land. Mr. Magrath The Opposition denounced the 31 c-' ideal chairman.'told DeVeber that on account of 3Je- Gregor Irrigation concession, Dear nhs riding. In a Number of Cases Around Granum Wheet Went 40 Bushels to the Acre Gran-am, Vug. fine; snd will be informed that there are no warm Some spring wheat cutting j openings at present but that his ap-.j started this week. Spring .wheat is 'coming slowly but-is filling well. leave Some fields show a little damage from close 'attention. Dr. 'Lang' made an An orchestra ed several Senator speaker and h, tax that vcouLi sioa of acres south of participating do everything he could do to bridge and Taber .-as a graft, .live cause o t e _ DeVcber. tunes more aggravated. Accepting tactics at Ottawa o, slan i 8 Senator in dosing b-'-ilv UK 'their (the Conservatives') denuition and government anu i v continuance of- these Plained the pre-emption act and WAS -of graft, the speaker said, the The hearty applause. _ ta Kailway -Irrigation Co. were Premier Kutherford received auea-.- W masters in the art of Citing. the Liberals and Conservatives in ty welcome. He outlin-d the Hon. Mr. Finlay, the next sooner, the Federal parliament. He referred of revenue of the Province, shawms referred to the assistance the Alber- to the creation of the Labor De-'the liberal subsidy of the Federal ta government gave to creameries, partment by 'the Liberals, the government. He also resume agricultural societies, poultry, stock appointment' of -a -fair wage 'of the expenditures. Unerring; to shows, etc. officer, the passage of the j education he explained the liberal Duncan Marshall, at a, tion Act and the Leniieux Act. which x grants to schools and the position of opened He dealt with the trade went further than the Conciliation the goverameut on free text books, policy of the two parties and Act. Turning .vhis lro-j Mr. Simmons, _who was how the preferential tariff and the vindal legislation the Senator said welcomed, dealt with the land policy energy of the Department of Trade Uiat m fulfillment of his promise to of the two governments. In eighteen aud Commerce in advertising Caua- the miners he introduced an eight years of power, the Conservativj s da's resources had hour law in the Northwest Assembly i were able to get homesteaders Canadian trade. Mr. Marshall in 1899 and it was passod. At the take up less than ed that in dealing with coi-poratu> ,s next session in 1900 Mr. Magrath. j and many of these hoinesteuds -A ere it was one half of the NEVADA TOWN GONE Seno. Xev, Aug.' railroad tovai of Hazen, forty miles east of was destroyed by fire yester- day. Loss Th'e horn-Jess were taken to Fallon, WOMAN OF NO. 3 IS SHOCKED WITH UGHTNING House Was Struck One Person in the Hospital ex-member of the Assembly and Jn tJie same period of party dealing with the other greeted (From Tuesday's Daily) }trs- 31. Easton. a resident of plication will be kept in mind. Chief Fowler was granted a of absence to attend, ihe firemen's frost, the greater damage being xlone convention. -.c i to 'fall-wheat.-In a great'many fields The fire horses will be insured :in j heads with nothing in them can rbe the British American Live -Stock; As- jioiind .which is expecced to'reduce tie j sociation. the government, introduced the lobby jtime. the Conservatives to "heir Mr. itarshall was for the first time and by represent- i political friends in railway anil col-j rounds of applause as he ing to the members that the coal onization grants _ acres, one of the best public -v 'would be raised a dollarV.ton he se- jln the eleven years the J.iberalu lud heard in Taber. PERCY MARSH KILLED f Percy Marsh, the twenty-two year I yie'd considerably. Through Koeky! SQ'n Of j.Marsh, .ths well known The committee recommended that j Coule? district fall wheat threshing is coaj[ opcrator, at Woodpecker, was the time is ripe for the appointment I general., and some big yields are. while working at a weir on the of a. paid Chief to take office on the ported. In several places the crop of J. Andersan near that completion of .the new fire hall j has threshed out forty _ bushels to the that the position be offered to the j acre. Mr. John Vosburg has, ship. had' just'.finis'hed blasting and present chief. The recommendation ped some fall-wheat in the .bundle i down -nto thfi Avhic1j had to the Toronto fair.whi'e several dig-'.' I u en a riven some sixty feetr tion of the .new fire plays oi fall wneat and spring grains _, _ fAI LUL. u 10 was adopted. On the .completion of the hall Mr. Fleet wood xvill be transferr- ed to the Fire and Light pay roll to complete the "fire underwriters' com- plement. Ottawa, Aug. veterans of plays of fall wheat and have been sont from this point to different fall Mrs in the. states. The C. P. E. have made arrangements to have three car loads of the different kinds of wheat grown in the Granum district shipped in the bundle to Win. move the '.lire. to re- The earth caved in SUDDENLY CALLED on him and crushed him against a part of the boxing breaking two ribs and causinc almost instant death. BROKE THE RECORD nipeg to -be used in their different DundaUka, Aug. At the athlet- the''Ottawa Valley who have reeeiv. i display offices throughout'the'United ic a-ames here todayv Martin J. Sher_ ed land grants in the northwest have i States and Eastern Canada. been advised by the Imperial and Co- lonial service association with head- quarters at-Galga-T to beware of spec- ulators and not to part with land. their UNEMPLOYED HARVESTERS There are a large number of young men in the city who have come froxi the East to assist in the harvwV They find difficulty in securing em- ployment because of the lack of ?riy organization to connect them with the farmers although there doubt but that lots of men in this district. If any farmer; quire help they shoiild requirements to the Herald Labor bureau who will supply the men. Among others who have come over the line recently, Mr. Riley who has just returned from a six weeks' trip to Ontario, says that mtn are stalled at different points unable to get work. At Moose Jaw from which point sev- eral of the men in the city have con1 tliers are three hundred harvesters living on short rations waiting em. ployment. Mr. Riley was on :he train that was mobbed by the navvies on the North Shore. ridan, of the Irish A. A. C., the The new elevator is just about com-' workr, ree0rd with the discus free pleted. Thfi town-is full of irl.'e men waiting for threshing to style, throwing the sphere 142 feet c-- discus on1? iused at the Olympic games in Lon_ Mrs. Hunter of Elinor, while driv.