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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL LETHBRJDGE, ALT A., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1908. NO. 217. FEU NEARLY HUNDRED FEET CHILDREN BURNED TO DEATH Dauphin Man., Aug. children of Peter Good, a fanner living near (Ethel berdt were burned to death on Sunday night. The fire caught in the upper storey where the children were and cut off their only fit TJyj bOv WHR KtV years and the girl three years of ago. Almost Instant Death of Andrew McGuf f ie At St. MaryV DIOCESE LARGER THAN RUSSIA Roman Catholic Bishop From the Far North in Edmonton -Though Young in Years, He Looks Old Life is Hard HEARD KEIR HARDIE Montreal, Aug. Monument. National was packwl to thfi doors to. night by an audience who gathered to hear Kier Hurdle, the Uritish Juboi leader, socialist ami general agita- tor. Andrew McGuffle, a young Scotch- man, lost his life at St. Mary's yes- terday afternoon. Ife was. working with-the biitge gang ut one of the long-and high bridges fourteen, miles west of city. While assisting in putting in a timber with the other mombU's of the bridge gang he fell a distunco of fully one hundred feet to the ground. He died in about fifty uiin utes mid the body was imiuculately taken to the city. Coroner Iliginbothftm was notified but decided an was unneces- sary. McGuttiie wa.s 20 years of age ana was a native of Aberdeen, Scotland. Bridge Washout Causes 8 Deaths Columbia, S. C., Aug. tele phone message from Camdcn, S. C. says that the toll bridge over thi Waterze River, near that plucc, wa.s washetl away today, carry ing with it about twenty-five people Reports are meagre. It is said that >he dead eight, The lines ar down and communication .difficult. Edmonton, Aug. more than trust in Providence. The result of ordinarily interesting visitor to Ed- A DISTINGUISHED GUtSl Victoria Aug. General Sir Reginald Pole.Carew was today the guest of the local Canadian Club at luncheon. He made a striking addiv.s.-, and referred in highly com- plimentary to the behavior of iju; Canadian U'oOpa iii S-'Hitii Afri- ca. nontou this week is Bishop Breynat, of Fort Resolution, on the Great Slave Lake, whose diocese is larger him the whole of Russia. It is L wide and a dreary one, embracing the wilderness that stretches from the (Jrcat Slave Lake to the Arctic ocean and including 'the vast area of the Yukon district. Bishop Breynat I vrora with.work and illness gives o is staying at the Roman Catholic the impression of age. mission on Tenth street and leaves next week in company with Bishop Orouard on a visit to Rome. The latter, who is an old time mission- this trip and subsequent was that Uw missionary's na-.tt'o quite broke down before three j-carsr time. His food at'Fond tay in the cap- ital. e Co.'s farm a vernal over bu- j sump September 12. iels to the acre. Mr. Hunter will seed (i70 acres ITALIANS FOR THE CROW Ihis own farms with winter wheat. This will be completed this week. Atkins Hros. will have of i winter wheiit next year. shooting with intent, but him from all saying that tho affair was dent. Magnus acci- travoi-sing right. the broast from left to TO INVESTIGATf DISASTER Ottnwa. Aug. Spain. "Wreck Commissioner. goes to Winnipeg on Monday to in- vestigate the of the steamer Pre- mier on Lake. Winnipeg in which eight lives were lost. KILLED BY CAVE IN i Dorchester Ont. Aug. Hunter a farmer near ho.re. was killed by a cave-in while working in a gra- vel pit near here today. He leaves a widow, two daughters and a son. JOHN SHERITT WILL RUN Honsall, Ont.. Aug. Huron Conservatives today nominat-i od John Shoritt, of Stephen, as candidate for the Commons. Montreal. ilrod.s of swarmed around I lie at C. P. R. In M iqnartors this morning. news having got abroad that laborers were required. They were engaged wholesale will leave to. night on trains for the Crow's Nest division, whom th.-y will b- put to work on tho company V propc-rty re- cently by the big fire around Wmio. Tried To Suicide In Four Ways Port Arthur, Ont.. Aug. red Holverson, attempted suicide to- day in four different ways. First he tried to jump ofl the docks, then to AWARD A CONTRACT Ottawa Aup. National Transcontinental Railway commis- sion is understood in have the contract for 150 miles nf road lw- tween T.nkt- Nepipon to O'Hrien -and McDonpall. ON THE PAWSON FARM H. Tawson. -Jr., oi Coaidale.. has a combination on his farm that bills fair to render farming on a i large scale much more simple than I heretofore. The machine, or combin- intion of machines, includes five strangle himself with bed 'discs, four harrows, and a t.wen-jThe police arrested him and on the ty-onc foot hcam which serves tho 'way to the station he slashed himself purpose of a roller. This machine, i with a knife and later while in the which is propelled by a gasoline cn-jo'll. he tried to strangle himself with double cultivates, drags and h's fuurers. Tn each case he was pre- and covers vent eel. Doctors will inquire yjto his dav. It is; sanity. rolls 21 feet at a stri{ from -10 to 50 acres a i nitrated by John ttlder of Woodpeck er. A half-section that Mr. Pawson CAPT. McMAHON KILLED Port Credit. Ont.. Aup. broke this yoar is thus in about eight- tain t-te: MoMahon. of Toronto, was'