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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald VOl II. J-ETH8RIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1900. NO. 217. CALEDONIANS OF CALGARY WON Lethbridge Beaten 5 To O-Good Work Of Boss from Tight to left, touched by each of the 'quintette without an interims sion. Sellers had the heaviest par of the work, but acquitted .himsel well' while Billy Stewart delighted by his brilliant touches. Every member of the team playec up well, and if they can continue las1 night's form till the end of the weeli there is not much fear of the Peo pie's shield leaving Calgary.- It is only fair to the Lethbridge team to say that they.did not have their strongest ieani by any mea'ns anc the team had no opportunity" owing to-the short notice given by the Shield Trustees to practise together as team. SIR JAS. THOMSON IS PRESIDENT Alia. Aug. Cal- edonians had a complete triumph over Lethbridge 4ast night in the semi-final of the Alberta Provincial contest for the Bennett Shield win- ning by 5 goals to nil, before a crowd of. about five hundred. Lethbridge had never a gnost of a- chance and the whole hour and a half was spent by the Calgary men in a ceaseless bombardment of their opponent's goal. The man in goal, however, .was of a different calibre to the rest of the team, and the wayj he saved "was a treat to witness. "With the Callies forward line put- ting, in hot ones at the rate of about one minute and with, tuvo penalties he only let five shots get through. On the other hand. Strang the other. HS tuao iiwiw goal-keeper did one oppor-'with a long Jigt of famous scientists. Of British Scientific Associ- ation-Canadians Are Praised "Winnipeg, Aug. sev- enty-ninth annual meeting of the Bri- tish Association lor the advancement of science" opened yesterday under the most favorable auspices. Prof.' Sir James Thomson, was duly installed that honor tunity of saving all game. the Altogether the meeting m the Walker Theatre Just night was a breat suc- The Callies were all in their I cess and removed the last doubt as shield form and the mistakes they to whether the citizens of Winnipeg made were few" in number. were to the Association The line up of the teams was he-arty support and awarm welcome, follows: iThey packed the Walker, theatre and Boss; listened attentively to the long leam- Farris and Anderson; half backs, j discourse. Crawford, Whyte and Mcllvaney; for-' The prehmmaij muetmg of too wards, Oliver, Page, Marshall. Bar- twelve sections of the British Asso- bour and Jovce, ciation for the advancement of science Strang; Veitch! this afternoon at 2 p.m. and and Ross "Haig Strang and Petrie: Action at one. started to work. Stewart, W. Stewart, J.. The inaugural meeting was held this McKechnie and IV ill. kvenmg at thf Walker theatre b.efore Cook. an aud'0ace of two thousand. In the Lethbridge won the toss and elect- addpesft of the President. Sir James 'ed, pitch th e s._______- I theix shooting somewhat in the first j j l of the Empire. Both V ams were -slow in warming. up to the work- and it was fully five minutes before they got well under way. The-; first decisive move was when Lethbridge, on a free kick got the ball into Gallic territory, f but Sandy Strang sent it over the bor- der again by a well directed kick. Sellers captured it and made a beau- tiful try, which was only a yard or two off goal. A corner given was al- so just a little off the goal. Another corner was we1! centered and Jimmy with, a wonderful kick sent it right ever his head. The goal keep- saw It coming and intercepted it. Lethbridge breakaway. but Strang was once more effective 3 in getting the ball back to the. Leth- bridge -end. Towill came into proni- inence by a fine corner he sr-nt i but Boss the Lethbridge goal, again cleared. Other two corner wore dis- posed of in the same way. and later on Boss saved a penalty. The ball WILL ENLARGE BOUNDARIES CITY AND DISTRICT Dr. Mewburn is attending itho meet- ing of the British. Medical Association at Winnipeg. G. E. Fleming is acting manager of i the Merchants Bank here in the ab- .sence ol the manager. E. W. McMul-' len. i Jas. McCaig, superintendent of Ed- monton schools, who has been spend- ing the vacation in left j for Edmonton Tuesday night. Mrs. Robertson, of Ingersoll, Ont.. SPENT THIRTY DAYS IN BUSH Scheme Under Con- arrivocl on ycsterday mora- Without Food Ter- !mg and is visiting her sister, Miss sideration By the Mayor j .Boles of the public; school staff. j j The Lethbridge Iron Works Co. are J j supplying the steel for the court j [house and the addition to the West- minster School. Mayor Henderson and.. SfesretarvJ DeVeber, W. C. Simmons treasurer Robinson are working on the EmPire Co- have each plan of enlarging the limits of the city. There are sections outside ot rible Experience Of River Driver GITY AND DISTRICT A. J. Manson took 'out u building permit this morning for T. D. Kevin. The building to be erected is a two- storey frame dwelling on Redpmth St. to cost The machinery of the city power and pumping plant is arriving quick- jly, carloads coming in almost daily. JThe building will be ready for the steel.by tonight. The steel, 'however has not -arrived. It has been suggested that the tie j between the Caledonians and S. 0. E. jniibht be played off On Labor Day. The evenings are- getting rather short for a game of any length now anrl this ought to prove a welcome at- traction on that day. the corporations .but bordering, on it. especially around North Ward, that, are asking for city water and purchased A. Ott. Ford, auto car from W. Mrs. Johnston, Ellis who has been visiting her son E. Wakely, re- turned Tuesday night to her home at light. These cannot be given unless !-Lindsay. they are taken into the corporation. There is the question of the exemp- tion from taxation of A. E. I; ands to be considered as the matter matter ofbaxation has to be consider- i ocl in. the plan for the extension of the city limits. A MYSTERIOUS REMARKABLE STORY OF HUMAN ENDURANCE Montreal, Aug. Fort William, Aug. in the -wilderness for thirty days, dur- ing which time he subsisted solely on berries and roots, is the almost un- heard of experience of Herbert Reeves thirtv years of age, who was admitt- jed to St. Joseph's Hospital -this 'morning1. Muttering incoherently, I his wasted form was found on a Pile party of Indians about forty miles For days he does hacl lain thero too weak procure the scant food i that had kept life in his body. Be- i coming fearful a't the sight of a hu- greatest i man being, he tried to conceal "him- i of branches i near Gull River EDITOR KILLED BY GENERAL y surrounds ..the disappearance self, animal like, from the Indians, Aug. 25.-A storv MondaJ" Welland HoM of remarkable endurance is told bv E McKinnon of J, McKinnon. of l> of 17-year-old Alice McDcnough, who by coming frorn. his rude bed, but the walked out of effort proved too much for his has not been seen'strength and he fainted. Heeves had Kicked Him To Death For .1 Writing About His Sister In Law Xew York, Aug. X. Chan- dler, editor of the Panama Press, was killed in Panama yesterday by Gen- O. The wa5 onlJ' to i v iv. t .u, -j.ij.i- t. T. V C.A i inn Man., who had two- fingers on his i McGi11 Co's th? Schneber. For some roa-j left hand-shot off. and who drove iC0rner of >rcGm College avenue and'son tnax has not been explained, he- ranamavan workinz at a river camo promnicixtlj in, the laaumajan according to special despatch- lhc -world todav LS lo uorM eighty miles for medical attention to Burnside Place, not more than two or left the camp more than u month I kllled> despatch by be- When the accident occur- tee huotel s can be learned ieameu iifvfr never the laundry. red his companion ran ofLleavmp hr injured man to his fate. Mc- Kiimon drovf thirty miles alone was notified today, but an hrough a heavy windstorm a-tf aT where hand not -dressed until four hours after tne accident accur- recl. ilcKinuon is a railway con- tractor and was on his way to start on a grade from Shell Brook. noirh He will recover. Tfi rhino- reactnng POWER FIGHT mam The-city detective pacific He lost his way wifchout food or a gun. wandered ,vhe dense timber "near Gull HLver. !article (Reeves did not regain consciousness jof Jeffnes- j until he had been carried miles j 1 overland .and by water. For a whole l day he made feeble attempts -to crawl from the Indian who approached him. struck on the head _jend, of a revolver, and violently eel by General, Jeffries. The cause of the attack is said to'have been an thc sister in law LATHAM MADE AVIATOR'S RECORD In Contest At Rheims Is Do- ing Well Betheny Aviation Field, llheims, Aug. The fifth day of Aviation week was ushered in with ideal weather conditions. Tho light- air and overcast sky brought the flyers out early and before noon no- less than a dozen machines, like huife gulls, were circling above the plaifL The programme today, includes 'the 'continuation oif the trials- Ibr the grand Prix de la. Champagne, the endurance test, the lap event, the' speed event, a race between dirigible balloons and a landing competition for spherical balloons. Bleriot made his first appearance in the field today carrying a pas- senger. He negotiated a trial round FUNERAL OF London, Ont. COM Auir. fun- ON AT TORONTO Toronto, Aug. has been1 came in between his knees. He Chairman Reception Committee FITZGERALD WON Marathon. beat Cosnian, of tnt> Hydro-Electric- pnrer commission Regina, by one lap, and one minute from entering into ai_ agreement 5l claiming injunction tr. restrain ral of the Jute Robert Reid, N. T. with food. Still deranged mentally, R. commissioner, took place from his and so (weak that he could scarcely j brother's residence This1 afternoon. unassisted, thc man was A large nuirber of'prominent and re- presentative people "including Hon. Mr Graham, minister of railways, followed the remains to "Woodland brought to Port Arthur by fire rang- er Bouglas. He remembers; only ran- ;dom instances of Ms terrible He says that he came from j cemetery. The bearers were four Georgia, and that he had brother, of the deceased, and Messrs. a soldier in the United States {Mclsaac and Young, deceasedls col- TJ. _ _ _ 1- _ _ __ _ _ t r Daughters and Maids of England ply of Niagara power, and to boea the erection of 'transmission lint-s ori transformer stations and other t-ssaiy appliances and purchase of real estate and securincr of casements for the line. The plea is that the 'Niagara river being a navieable at sin-am and the boundaiy lint bo Tt not Canada. how he leagues of the X. T, Rr commissioi J. J. Hill Meet its waters. A well attended meeting held the Oddfellows hall last night decided tween the United States "and Cana- 10 apply for a charter for a Lpth-jjian p10vincea, has no poww to deul bridge Lodge of the Daughters and of England. "Over thirty.nam-j I'es'are already 011 the charter list nnd i ithe charter will be applied for at j Ely acted'as chairnianj iand E. J. Fauuch as secretary pro-j j'ti'in. Quite a number of. the Sonsj I'of were..present, that Lodge j i being partly responsible for the or- 1 ganization of tlie sister lodge. j i andra" is the name of the new lodge., subject to the supreme body's j i approval. Due notice will be irrven of it ft arrival -of the charter, when hoped many more will take ad- Week f or j vantage of the charter member's re- dueed rate. FIRST WHEAT MARKETED Gieo. McLelkn, a" from across' the thirty miles north: was the first to market 1909 "wheat.. He sold u load Milling Co. hero on Tuesday, IT l Northern and he. has busheis-'Just like ;Winnipeg. Aug. was an en- thusiastic crowd of not only the cur- lious, but old friends and admirers who Strathcona as hf slowly drove up to tine, steps of the city hall at twelve o'clock today to I receive the address handsome pre- sentation of the handsome gift, of thc exposition -committee. He was met there- by Mayor Evans and var- ious aldermen and men of distinction were presented to him. old friends there was James J. Hill. They greeted each other, shook hands and engaged, in. animated conversa- i tion. BOW ISLAND DISTRICT IS FILLING UP WITH HUSTLING SETTLERS Country South To Boundary Being Settled and Every Man Has a Good Grots (Fuom t.he Herald's Travelling- Cor- .'.The Domestic Coal Company's mine south of Baw Island'arrived about j spring. He lived in Dakota since'but still have twenty acres of crop.' respondent) held it there for an instant and then jj 'getting it in his hands, kicked it well out. In this feat he received the applause of the spectators as he did :j often later on. The next incident was when Veitch got the ball at his feet and dribbled it up to Sellars who took it up till 1 it was nearly out of play and then i placed it. in centre a right an- b gled shot. A scrimmage ensued at the goal mouth and this time the goal' keeper had no chance of saving, Tommy Stewart-doing the necessary. This was the first and only goal dur- ing the first half. In the second half, tlie Callies maintained their superiority and the I rows of stocks and dome-like stacks; Island have dug wells from ten to pet coyote. southern champions could make no show against them. "Whyte. the cen- Harvey Beynon leave shortly for the coast and thence to' Japan. HON. J. DECARIE on the straight borth of Bow Feb. 1st. He- used a-pony and a j 3831, but now he expectsto .make his oats ripening'fine and especially so Bow Island, Aug. drive Island, is now ready to fill orders for i cow for breaking; his garden., which j'homo right here in Alberta. i since it was sown on -Hme 17th. lie in 8 minutes 38 seconds. A sentative of the Aero Club of 'Italy- arrived here today and is making ar- rangements to take the aviators and their machines on special trains to; Brescia next Tuesday. He is par- icularly that Curtiss should" go to Italy and probably will offer. special conditions to secure the-_ American. Foumier'went about this-' tiioraing with a broken nose. He many congratulations on his narrow escape of yesterday, a fortunate jump from his' machine- that had turned turtle saved ,him frum being mangled by the whirling" propeller blades. _ Cockbuni. tlio English flyer and Curtiss will compete against three- Frenchmen: Bleriot- and; Latham. The regulations provide- that the racers must start ID a.m. and 9 p.m. and finish -not later than 5.30 In case of" bad wea- ther the contests will be postponed: until Sunday Latham's fast time of this ing gives him a splendid chance in both the International Cup andC speed contest. His time for the first three rounds was 25 50 2-5 .seconds, which is two minutes and 32 seconds less than the best record by the Wright Brothers." He cover-' ed 43.25 miles in. one hour, one min- ute 52 2-5 seconds wliich i? a record for speed. In his attempt this afternoon, Hu- bert Latham, the French broke the Works's record for and distance. HP came down after he had cov- ered about 153 kilometPrs. Thc rec- ord for -distance is 83.07 miles, made .by Paulham yesterday. Latham started on his second .effort shortly after two o'clock. The breeze when he got away was less than thrt-ti meters a second, but theje- were ominous black clouds on the- horizon and during the aviator's-. fourth lap a sharp squall of. wind and ram bmke the aerodrome.. Thc spectators did not believe it pos- sible1 for Latham to ride out the storm but to their delight. De- mounted higher, and took his ma- chine over tribunes at a height of 300 feet. His time for the first round minutes 22 4-5 'seconds'! the second round. 12 minutes, 51 1-5, through ;tlw country to the south of Bow Island is certainly a. surprise to any who have not seen that country recently. The traveller drives across one rolling plain' dotted with houses is OTIC of the finest, in tlie country.) W. FT. 'Schonert who lives three! never expected a crop. Be has a third, 27 minutes'and coal at the mine.. A. C. Cat-land of Bow Island has i He hits had ripe watermelons to eat j miles south-east of Bow Island, has garden and everything is good, eight wells in the neighbor- on "Aug. 22nd. An interesting photo hood this summer since March. was taken there a happy 'family. was feet; Mr. and Greig and their'flock of pet 41 soconds. the fourth 36 minutes 15- seconds, the fifth ,44 minutes and 48; and 'buildings and spattered with yel- land the deepest well two hundred feet. ;bairns, thc dog and the pups, a ieS'j-low grain fields or b'lack breaking, or ;Many farmers to the south of Bow lamb, andvlast but not least. a then climbi5 to a low ridge and won- twenty feet and got good water. W. .1. Warrey who lives about seven ders what is norh- j A. C. Russell, who lives' about throo; miles south-west of Bow Island has tfe H'alf and .Anderson, the left back, i ing but bald prairie. I occasionally put in some good touch-! But it is liard to" smother an. cocci a- es and. the two outside forwards did mation of surprise for it is the same miles south of Bow Island, has twen- ja tine house and barn. "He just cam ft ty acres in crop this year. His wheat ion April 15th. Tie lias broken ninety and oats are both good, especially so i acres and has about forty-five acres best to even up the play a bit, thing ovw again and from the crest j for spring breaking. He arrived he sown to fall wheat which is up fine. I but, the Callies' half back line was almost impenetrable. The Leth- bridge men could make nothing of they are so thick everywhere of the rise one looks both ways and i'on March. 17th-and had his buildings Mitchell Bros, who live about six it is. hard to count the buildings for i breaking and fencing to do since that }miles south of Bow Island have near- lie expects-.to have 100 acres.in crop ly forty acres in crop .this year Haig" and every time they came up against him had to retire defeated. The same may be said of other twoj half backs Strang and Petrie. j Towiil was the first in the second half to have a shot at the Lethbridge the sun of Southern Alberta is dazzling it too hard to distinguish the specks of shacks from stacks away at the horizon, probably five or ten miles next vear. Icamc here only about April 1st. It Miller Bros, who live three miles) was no April fool day for them. They south-west of Bow Island, have ah-j have a splendid crop of oats and be- out seventeen acres of good oats and i sides now have ISO acres more brok- At evening the setting sun barley this year, but they have bro- .en ..ready for wheat nest "year, the windows of the distant ;ken a hundred acres more ready to (they have been busy. They did the goal, and he only missed it by a yard j or so. The right wing-men ma-de a great rush up and Tommy Stewart, the inside man' achieved the distinc- tion of taking the second goal. Within ten minutes the other three were add- ed to the Callies' score, McKechnie taking the first, the second being tak-[ en by Tommy'Stewart, off a fine shot by'Seilars and Sellars took the third himself. t houses of the homesteaders or squat-I sow next spring. I whole 240 acres of breaking with ters. The Herald's traveller H. .W. Cooper has about six acres twelve miles south but no end of set- jc-" oats in spring breaking but tlement in sight and he was told that I next year will have about sixt-five seventy acres in crop this year, j 3fr Thompson htts Wheat and oats are hoth. a good cr0p. isteam plow aH suxnraer an., j seconds, the sixth 53 minutes 50 4-5- for himself and i seccmds' raadc b-v Curtiss this morning placed him third in. xva from He. has broken altogether 120 acres j ventv for himself and neighbors. This is j a dozen neighbors, all 'the .._. ____ good showing for less than a year in ten acres to over a hundred :Vr each ithe Pnx do la Champagne. ;neighbor. He will rig up for thresh-.' George Herher. liveryman of Bow p Island, is one of the busy.men of the j town. He is well acquainted with j the district round about Bow Island i having located raanv settlers inj %u i'- T. house 16x24 with kitch-.-: surrounding district for many miles. G. W. Johns-ton, and sons, who lives seven miles south of Bow Island thirty acres of fine Oats on spring breaking. They have broken seventy acres more and fifteen of that been, sown to fall wheat which is up ng about Sept. 1st. CITY AND DISTRICT He has a homemade w.ill-m.u-hinc. j V. S. Yotmghusband, took out "a un by a small stationary- six h. p. j building permit this morning for the steam engine. TIo is bnilding a frame erection of a brick dwelling house on Cut-bill St. to cost Father Meyer will hold services on n d and -.So ir, is a frame barn dently this is a stjuatter who is to stay and the toiriVv- cei'tai'i'.y looks good to him. Tn Tp. .R. 12 there is over acres in crop within a small radius and a lot of fairly good farm bujld- Aug. 29 at Diamond City; Sept. 5 at Taber; Sept.. 12 'at Milk River; Sept.. 19 at Grassy Lakt-: Sept. 26 at now about three inches. 2sext year with spring breaking they hope' to of Permanent nature. have two hundred acres in crop. A! fn Tp. 3, R. 12 there wer of settlers in Kay lastxnnd let new bouse has been built and horses. Mr. Mitchell used to farm ground has been prepared for near Monarch. V next year. the settlement further. As extended many miles I acres in crop. Martin Mortenson in-dication of the from Bow Island, just moved in to the south of Bow Is- jlast April. He has no crop this year it might be mentioned that Beat {but expects fifty acres in tie and Bratton, liverymen of Bow crop next year. Island, frequently drive landseekers! J. W. Long, who lives six miles out as far as forty or fifty miles and j from Bow Island has about 700 ac- no further scoring for sometimes cven cighty miles to 'the ires' broken, half o-f which he has just Vmlrvrifrc in TRnoc __ wMch the credit belongs to Boss who in a-marvellous manner. The forward line of the Dallies south and oast. Farmers and to fall wheat. He arrived in ters from as far south as Tp. 5, R. play and about May 20th sowed twen- o, R. 13, feed their ty acres of oats which were a pretty F. W. Taylor, who lives eight miles; John Teal Bros, who live on Sec. 17, Tp, 8, R. 10 over 15 miles south of Bow Jas. McCaig has bought out the- other shareholders in the Alberta Sheep Co. and now is owner of the whole outfit. There are about three- thousand five hundred sheep in the flock. J. W. McNicol, secretary of the Board of Trade, an-d Mrs. McNicol left yesterday to attend the Seattle Island has about fifty acres broken, j away Mr. Mo- Part of which is sown to winter wheat and coming up nicely. Joe M. Deibart, another squatter. Nicol will gather information about, publicity and other Board of Trade- work. lives about twelve miles south of! Arrangements, have1'been' made by Bow Island, and ha? about eighteen which Westminster church in the acres of crop, mostly flax. He has North Ward will have- both, morn- five acres more broken and with more ing and evening services conducted broken yet this fall and next spring by the A. Lytle. He- will probably have about seventy-five 'will take the services at Coaldale also acres in crop next harvest. while the other outside appointments (Continued on Page Five.) 'will betaken by J. H. Salter, ;