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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald U VOL.. I 11 i f t- LJ M a n A V AUGUST 27, 1908 NO. ELECTIONS AT THE END OF OCTOBER INDICATIONS POINT THAT WAY AT THE PRESENT TIME Ottawa, Aug. re ports as to the progress being made in getting tho voters' list printed and ready for the coming general el- ections arc being received by the Sec- retary of State Scott from the var- ious points where the lists are now being printed, It is now pretty well assured that everything will be in readiness foi polling by the end of October and as already foreshadowed the electioi date will probably be either Oct. 28 or 29. The lists to be used will be of the lists for J908 not ye being prepared. In the case of Ontario, the lists to be used will bo those of the recent provincial elections. The to the coining election will contain more voters than the agf. v gate of lists of 190-i. CANADA BEATS BRITAIN Guelph, Out., Aug. Sot. ish agriculturalists who are now curing Canada, visited Ontario Ag. icultural College yesterday and were uucli impressed. One .of them stated hat Canada was ahead of Britain in he matter of agricultural education t> Sj )erial governments would awake to the importance of the great benefits of such institutions as Canada could joast of. BODY NOT FOUND (Special to the Herald.) Frank, Aug. V. Lang and T. U. Martin who composed the party that went to Stavely as a hunting party with Ruben Staves who is sup- posed to have been drowned, r.-_ turned to Frank this morning not having been able to the body. Thos. Burnett, one of the party re- mained and has a large number of men employed in searching for the body. DR. SAUNDER'S CROP REPORT Ottawa, Aug. Willum, Saunders, director of experimental firms, wires the department of Ag_ riculture. from Calgary as follows: "At Lethbridge the winter wheat is all harvested and threshing is gen- eral. The crops? are heavy on land that is wdl farmed. Spring grain is now being cut and will give satis, factory returns. Tho crops on the farm very saw the crops from Lethbridge to Calgary; winter wheat is all cut; crops arc good. The cutting of spring grain is in progress and the yield is- satisfactory." SCANDINAVIAN SERVICE Rev. Fred Palmborg, missionary Ev angelist, will preach to Scandina- vians in his native tongue tonight in the Baptist Church. All Scandina- vian people will be made welcome ut the service which begins at 7.30. GREAT FLOOD AT AUGUSTA GEORGIA FIRST FLOORS AND BASE- MENTS ON MAIN STREET FLOODED "BOBS" MAY COMH AGAIN Hamilton, Oat., Aug. Robvrts has sent a 1 otter to Col. Hen. drie in which he expressed his regret that lie was unable to visit Hamilton and meet the old soldiers He states that he hopes to visit Hamil- ton when the weather is a little more si-asonubl-.' than it was when he was in Quebec. GEN. SUPERINTENDENT HERE Mr. Price Investigating the Strike Situation Men Still Confident of Winning DENTIST DROPS DIAD Havelnck, Ont., Aug. Den- ike, dentist, was found dead at the bottom of the stairs in his home yes- terday morning. He had been strick- en with heart disease while return- ing to the room after taking a bath. TO CONTEST STRATHCONA Wetaskiwin, Aug. a meet- ing of farmers, held here on Satur- day, J-. G. Anderson, of Angers' Bridge, was chosen as an independ- ent farmers' candidate to contest Strathcona constituency in the Com- e u mons. The circulars received by the local strikers brought very little informa- tion this morning. They again told of trains being behind time and of engines being used up. The strikers also state that five freight crews have been laid off at Moose Jaw, ually being guarded by the- police. Master Mechanic Woodhouse and General Superintendent Trice of Cal- gary came down last night to look over the local situation. The Herald was courteously ed by these gentlemen this morning and they spoke of the reasons for Asked regarding the local situation the company's policy for keeping their side of the question out of the pi-ess. They do not wish to be quot- ed but invited the Herald representa- the men stated that the scabs at the local shops were growing dissatisfied, j Also that they are chafing under the strict surveillance of the special dc- ective. force. The men do not leave he company's property but march heir boarding house and arc contiti- WHAT K DOING TOWN Wedding of Popular Couple Lots oi Land Being Ploughed Tabor, Aug. Court of Re- vision for the municipality of Taber was kept busy today at- the Council Chamber by appellants who consid- ered the" assesor had overestimatee the value of their respective proper- ty. Thf: hour set for heariilg-was 10 a.m.. but as members of the Cour tardy, proceedings did not com- mence "till one horn later. H. N. Barrett, with his gasoline, en gine and so von plows has, since tin of June, plowed 800 acres, G0( acivs of which was sod-and 200 acre etubblr- Inncl. He has also ju.st com p'.eted a G50 acre double-discing con tract "south of Grassy Lake for th Masr.n Land Co. of Lethbridge. H will now devote his time to th threshing of grain, his scperator hav in? just arrived from North Dakota. Almost daily, threshing machines arc to be seen, pasing through Tahtc to points westward. Something is surely doing in Alberta days. Many of tho noxious woods that have, been cut recently but not des. tivc to look around at any i time and investigate as to whether engines were coming in, being'repaired, and leaving promptly. Atlanta, Ga., the wa. ti-r through. Broad street breast deep in a current so strong that it is im- possible lor men'; to wade through Augusta is being swept by a Hood that has not been surpassed in iU history. From four to six feet of water 5.' the on the principal struts of the-.town. On Broad street the main- thoroughfare of the city where are located nearly all of the public buildings together with the prin- cipal and banks, tin flood is playing V havoc with firs floors and basements. The city is without light, fire or police protec tion. Fire, started last night in thi cotton Nixon Dan forth, and in tha.warehouse of Nixon wholesale company. It i i said that the fires.were caused by th or reaching lime stored in on of the warehouses; The fire depart nent was unabler to render any as iistance on account of the high wa :er. Two white persons and one negr lave been reported drowned. It wa also reported that a boat containin family of husband, wife and tw children was capsized and all drown ed, but this could not be confirmed A conservative estimate of the dan: age by flood and" fire at this time ha been placed at 'half a million do! lars but it is believed this sum wi greatly exceeded before the floo waters subside.' BAPTISTS ARE GOING TO UNITE Toronto, Aug. project to on .e all the Baptist Associations of unada into one body is making id progress. Ontario, Quebec, 5Iar- and Manitoba associations have 1 ready passed resolutions upprovlaj f the scheme and it is arranged that u joint committee representing all Baptist conventions shall sit in Ot- awa in October, during sessions of orthcomiiig Ontario and Quebec con- entions and there arrange for the of the united society vhich it is promised to call the ninion 'Baptist Union. MINE MAY SOON OPEN (Special to the Herald.) Aug-. A. C- C. Co. mine opening up oou are very promising. James John- ston who has been appointed general manager of the mine has arrived, ilso Miller, mining engineer, recently Lille, France is on the ground. H. Gebo, head of the mine, left Sun. lay night last for Billings, Montana, jut is expected back shortly. About thirty-five men are working at present but as soon as orders can be procured a full staff of miners will ba set to work. Mr. Gebo states CHINESE JO BUILD SCHOOL AT COAST Victoria, Aug. local Chin- ese in Victoria have subscribed among themselves sufficient money to buik a school for their young children. A site has been purchased in the cen- tre of the Chinese quarter and a sub- stantial building, three stories liigl will be constructed. The insulb which they "state have been heaper upon them and their children is the POSTPONE EXPOSITION Tokio, Aug. is confidently asserted that the government has de- cided to postpone the Internationa] Exposition which was to have been K-ld in 1912, for a period of five years or until 1917. No announcement officially of this will ta made until the xarious governments interested are informed. ACCIDENT AT TABER Tuber, Alta., ug. Ben- net, the six year old son of Samuel Bennett living a few miles north of re riding on a load of hay Monday and when the father got off to shut a gate one wheel of the wagon peJ Into a rut, throwing the boy over the front of the load frightening the team and causing them to run away. One wheel the loaded wagon pased over the boy'o chest, causing internal injuries and in addition breaking his left arm. MR.CUSHING IS BACK FROM NORTH MR. MOTHERWELL MARRIED Indian Head, Sask., Aug. YV. R. Motherwell, minister of Agri- culture in the Saskatchewan cabinet and Miss Kate Gillespie were united in marriage at 12 o'clock today. Thridge. j Quebec. Aug. H. Andrews. undor- i head "f the firm of F. H. Andrews I Son. commission merchants. his morning. He was one of bee's leading merchants. as red life milling purposes. And now xvhen :i trroat many of them have grown this wheat and have" it for sale they have to take from 8 to 12 cents a Imslvl for it than the price paid for spring wheat. Anderson Hros have moved their office from Main Street to Third Av- Local Police Clean Up Two Places Revenue For the City The city police sprung a surprise on the gambling fraternity last night. Chief Gillespie certainly made a clean sweep of "it. He has been ask- ed several times today how he man- aged to do the trick so easily. When there's anything doing that fears sunlight, trust Chief to throw open the shutters at the right time in the right way. The Chief has been looking as if he didn't know ypokane. Wash.. Aug. million four hundred thousand dol- lars, or a mile, is the cost of building the line of the Chicago. Mil- waukee St. Paul i-iiilroad from To ft. Mont., west to St. Joe, Ida.. 60 miles. G. P. O'Xeil right of way agent, who gave out the forgoing, added that it is the largest amount ever paid by any railroad company world fo- the construction oi of similar length. In this piece of road there are 35 tunnels, the longfst being mire, than feet through solid rock. The company expects that within five years after the compktition of the road which is now being rushed through Idaho and Washington to the Sound the traflic will be so large it will be ne_ cessrtrv to double track the line in turned into the. streets by official a. thing for some time but it isn't order and the morgue was once, more reserved for Die dead. GIBSON AS GOVERNOR Ottawa. Aug. .J. M. (.'rib safe to go on appearances lurk- ing at him for they are deceitful. The plain facts arc, as given ny the police, that two gambling joints wore raided 'notween twelve ami one o'clock and a clean, sweep made. son, former provincial secretary and Twenty-one mon appeared nmi a attorney general of Ontario.- is to succeed Sir Mortimer Clark, as Lieut. Governor of Ontario, announcement of which will be made in n few da vs. LOCAL BRIEFS Win. Oliver has secured con- tract new Oddfellows' block, "fork will commence Monday. The weekly meeting of the Federal Labor Union will be held in the La, bor this evening nt 8 p. m. Two persons appeared at. the police to handle tho volume busi- 'court last evening and put up part of letting their a sister was the bride's maid. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Wing and the groom a son of Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Loomis. The bride looked charming in a white cans. in the Opera House on Sunday evening at 7.30. Would it not I.e bolter to have meetings of this kind at some other time than nt the hour that is occupied the churches, who are doing their Ultle satin dress, with a cream colored to upljft while the bridal veil was mnny v.ho cnjoy HstollinR omted with orange blossoms a spoakor 01I topics of tho are popular young people in this com. crononiic nmj yot flo not to DRAMATIC-SCENE AT The line will bisect the Pal-i of the equivalent I The high wind- of the; Uisl two j r.use and part oi the Big Tsend win-wi enter other pccj.'Ss; s arc shelling out the wheat bad-' lvlt.s which >ent more than feast on fresh vegetables. Jly where the crop is ripe. j 000 bushels of pram to market in j work is going i A loading nhitiorm and scale IK to MOOT. j be erected in Cinuimn and will be i great benefit to .ouse. Some improvements nre being to buildings on the Main Street. Tho post office, tho Grand Union Hotel, and Upton's store hftve been pi von ing her with murder in connection j looking for neither wheat block- wit h tiie reo.'nt Deputy Sheriff Kreimrr wns sont to her rooms rule' on account of the strike, as al- most cverv drtv tiere is a wreck and Mrs. I the door. i larce doso Howard ivceivtd him at'some trouble Maelooc! nnd She secretly swallowed a j Calgary, the tm.is being very late of poison and then said: candidate by the North Wa- terloo Liberals. by making changes' in the upper part, of the house. "I am ready to go now." She ac- companied the deputy to the jail, two blocks away and was just entering the door when she fell dead. every day. Another trail cut ofT. The new fence buiit around the school house has closed in one of the oldest trails coming int.o Gramirn. Fort William. Aug. Karl Grey, j goods at the company's store In the governor general of Canada, of of wcoks a visitor in Detroit and Windsor The fripmlp of Oscar Fitzmaurice GREENWAY OR STRANG Winnipeg Tribune Says These Two Men Are Up for the Railway Commission Winnipeg. Aug. Tribune says today that the Dominion cab- inet is at present considering the to be made to the rail- way commission, it having been de- cided to add several members. It is Thr good j 'iiiderstood that so far as the west is Who's i concerned, only two names are b.ing considered, Hon. Mr. Greenway be- inc one arid Aisdrov? Strang tVi? other. It is said that the business interests of the west and especially of Winni- peg, are favorable to Mr. Strang. on the ground that it is felt that a bus- iness man is necessary to the interests of the West. It is understood that Mr. Greenway's colleagues in the House are pressing his appointment extensive line of fall ano winter i on the government. to continue. !next? j .John ITufTner. manager of the dry 'goods department at the Hudson Bay fo.'s stores, returned this morning from his semi-annunl buying trip to 'Winnipeg. On this trip Mr. Huflner purchased more extensively than ever. Icspwiftlly in the higher class o: ar- i tides. Patrons cf the store will find yesterday, Bt the of i who this the lakes on September 3. The store at intends to proceed west next month know that Mr. was to visit the provincial exhibition held brought to the Gait Hospital en at New Westminster. TV C. Lord ilay last where his eye was removed. Strathcona, the high commissions of, Mr. Fitzmaurire was struck with ;i Canada, is also expected in the West 'tmnrd which injured the eye t.> such next month, where he will assist in'an t.hat the above operation celebration. iwas found necessary. BIGAMIST IS DEAD Kingston. Ont.. Aug. E- Anderson sent to the penitentiary for seven years for bigamy, having mar- ried a Renfrew lady while his wiie family were living in Toronto. die-1 in tho prison this afternoon. He had been in the hospital much the three months of his incarceration caused by throat affection. ;