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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TKi e VOL. NO. 221. DELEGATE TO BE SENT TO HALIFAX The Trades and Labor Council Will Representative STRIKERS ARE STILL CHEERFUL The usual weekly meeting of the Trades and Labor Council fettt in the XAbor last night, a strong representation of be- ing present. After the of last meeting had been read and approved, several bills paaeed and communications re- ceived. announced that in fu- ture tbe civy Tcounci! was going 'to carry the union label on their ing, and that efforts were being made to get tbe provincial government to do likewise. Mention, of the label brought a tion asking what tobacco carried the. emblem oi fair wage and decent hours._ Amongst other brands mentioned were 'British Xavy and T. j B. The questioner remarked that it was funny to see a unloa pulling out scab' tobacco. j The delegates reported, that they had contributed towards) Labor-Day celebration, and had un- aniinousfy decided to impose a pen- alty of fine on those who did not take part in the parade. The Clerks repoited that their last meeting was a good one, 'and had Tbs to re- ceive encouraging reports of condi- tions outside. Their meeting today was well; attended. The circulars in- formed them that'pUsterers, garden- ers, clerks, horstt-shoeru, stone ma- fact everything except me- Are employed iu the shops at Winnipeg. A gardener is acting as car repairer. These men arc eat up the appropriated by the "Company to Defeat Lt was also stated -that .the quarters of the men. at Winnipeg are laid- out into streets'like, a city. The against the, btrikers for picketing all been dismissed. The, scabs at Calgary asked to navje a bath installed and are getting it. Another paragraph stated that dead engines are piling up on the North Shore. MEDICINE HAT STANDS BY IRRIGATION SCHEME Aid, Huckvale Declares There is Nothing Wrong With the Southern Alberta Irrigation Company He Belittles Criticism of Politicians Council Passes COMMISSION ON PORK TO GO EAST Edmonton, Aug. G. Harri- son, secretary of the Edmonton Board of. Trade, and a member of the Pork Commission, stated '.o thej Bulletin that the Pork Commission t will leave for the east on September j 3, and will be in Winnipeg on Sep.] kmber there the commis. sioners will proceed to Ontario and 1 visit the packing plants at Colling-; wod, Harriston, Ingersoll and Toron.j to. The return to Winnipeg will be made by Chicago; where an inspection will be made of the fam. VADNAIS WAS SHOT IN TWO PLACES Chased Off Farm at Point of Loaded Revolvers Cardston, Aug. prelimin- on ous "Packingtown." Mr. Bower, of.Iiminary investigation into the-' at- Red Deer, will go with Mr. Harri. from Edmonton over the C. N. tempted murder chargp against Mrs. Vadnais and her brother, Bissett, of CONSTABLE KILLED CP.H BRAKEMAN Enlace at am Toronto, Aug. e dence developed at the inquest helsition of the Southern Alberta'gor satisfied t that the ,aud Company was leased on the mc-nt of the "Interior would, accede to brakeman, whose mangled remains were found on the railway track earlj last Sunday' morning' Chester Gray, who earlier in th wmt irespassihg on declared, ,r through i had walkinf the night. ground as that on which any ndividual could- obtain land from tbe Dominion Government. He had land for irrigation from the 1 o vernment in same manner him- self although with him and his part- icr the scheme was small and unirn- With tbe Southern Alberla (And Company vras a very big scheme and It was highly necessary that it should be; a; big one whea it involved the raising of water from the Saskatchewan to the Iwnch lands This particular proposition had been iised by one- political party against onothcr, but politics had never haen allowed to play a part 5n the council 'of Medicine. Hat and the first duty 01 the members was to consider the interests of the city and of the dis- trict. The welfare of both hinged on one and the same thing. Wbat was good for one was good for the other. It was largely in consequence of-its .having-besn made a Apolitical feature of tbe day that the Southern Alberja Land scheme had tn his would call for con- tracts and proeeed" with the work at with the Southern Alberta Land Co. so that the heavy work on-the ditch- es could be gone on with at once, and employment furnished for large numbers oi men in this district this fall. Aid. iluckvaia stated further, as a rancher, he might be R. to Winnipeg, where they will Boundary Creek, commenced this meet ;Mr. Wallace, chairman of the morning before Inspector Bencher. commission. j The evidence, of two witnesses, the Mr. Harrison thinks the commis- pojice ofticer "made the sion will return in tljree weeks' and.'Dr. were taken. A third a "French Canadian, was called but it was decided to get ]an interpreter before undertaking to Thear his evidence. as being a little prejudiced when he j claimed that the success' of farming tHen read the ret o- in this dLstrict was. doubtful without water, but he was satisfied that with irrigation, a safe and. paying proposition. Itayo'r; Cousins said that thc rea- once. Aid. f lution as which scc- oodcd by The resolution iet forth the partic- ular of'irrigation'to Al? be i ta and particularly to thts dis- trict and impressed" upon thc Minis- j ter of the to whom it .was' addressed, the necessity anrf bility of furthering the arrangements to larjjje' BJ( had been thought teat a __ crops- in Southern especially the wheat, I in abovt'-jfHt the to Calgary "if thire is a son for bringing" the .resolution be- fore the council lay in the fact that Mr. McGregor was not letting, the contracts, some difficulty was be- ing experienced in making certain changes' in the district which was to be irrigated, arid the mem- jers were anxious ,to do anything hoy; co uid: to strengthen Mr-.' ifcG reg or's position. There was no doubt ;hat a great deel of the-future pros- perity of the city and district de- fended the .establishment this irrigation The com- iany -was a large .and a strong one with plenty iToney would in tbe- W the" tabor Labor Day, tfce -less erpenscs, to go to the benefit of the- machinists' local. Acting.-upon the unanimous, finding of.the held last Friday, the' question -of sending a de-legate to .the Trades .and Labor Convention at Ha- lifax was taken up. After considerable discussion it Was eventually the finding of" the council that a delegate be sent: and an assessment of ooc.. per le- vied on the 'various unions to defray The election of a delegate kft" over, till next Friday evening, -when the Council hope to'have every dele- gate forward. The delegates Teamsters' Union stated they were now in abet ter position than heretofore, and ic- -urvriimii- and another shot was fledr. Gorman was nqt seen again, Constable O'Brien ot the f Grand Trunk, declared that he fired two shots but. he did, not think at the-time that he had struck anyone. "Both shots were-fired in the air. He was absolutely emphatic revol. ver was not pointed at Gorman." There had been, he- said, consid- erable, tampering the world than fanners of Alberta." From the evidence taken it there was rumPus at Dlu AiltHUAnLtithc Vadnais nmne 24. it is alleged that Mrs. Vadnais and her brother chased Vad- nais off the place firing pistols at him, two shots taking effect. Vadnais ran down to a neigh- bor's, Hundry's, about a half mile away and was there when the polico officer came. Sirs. Vadnais was found by tbe of- ficer to be iu possession of a-.44 re- volver and Bissett a .32. These were taken from them and they were plac- ed" under arrest. Dr. Stacpoole in his evidence said on examining Vadnais he found a Lee, F. W. Atkins and S. Will j shot had pcnetrated his right fore- ProWeffl as to Pupils from tbf Ootside-The Crop Situation Cardston, Aug. evening the School Board met in the office of the chairman at 7 p.m. Present: W.i 0. Lee, F. W. Atkins and _S. Will Low the secretary, :and Principal J. -W. Low. arm above the wrist another had struck a Tib ou the left side of the was to be made the' liand to to .some fc The minutes showed money I ward holding a first class: professional Vadnais is was attracted by the stories of rich gold mines in the Yukon and decided to st-ek there. He eros- Ri'd the mountains and prospected in the Yukon and Alaska for eight or ninn years. Luck in gold mining is very elusive, however, and always kept beyond his reach, and after a long residence there he cr.ce again croseod the Rockies with a dog train to the Mackenzie River district. He GOOD PROSPECB FOR COLERIDGE C.P.R. Qrite Active k Makinf InqiroTemeids at that chief-business of the meting to' consider .Tvhat. bsj ta'ken a's "to 'the; pupils other school desired to attend School. A motion was passed instructing the' Principal to write the Department of Education 'as to the Furtheir actio'n was lecided.uporjtXln ilie way of ng a notice in the local paper as to .there being-a lack of the public school Standards for pupOs _from other The Principal reported a 1 arge at- tendance, for the first days of opening than on previous years. Fifty pupils are-enrolled in Part I., already. The7 Crops The' windv weatKer of the past days has notr made harvesting as agreeable as it might the cutting is progressing rapidly and fully '50 per cent, of the fall wheat is now cut. BAD BLOW TO CROPS fo Carolina Millions Columbia, Aug. crest "of the great freshet, whirfi iiae. wept through South Carolina, -kas ruined larms and crippled railway lines in its wake has now passed Columbia a'nd moved toward the Jow_ er part of the The railroads are .making strenuous .efforts -to store'line of communication and hare1 succeeded in some measure. The only line that is really open for traf- fic, is the Southern Bail-' way Co.'r track to Charlotte, N. C. No estimate of damage can be' made but it probably will run into the millions. The brunt of the" loss falls on the farmers who have prac- tically lost all" their bottom land crops. dollars in bills secured. Provincial detectives have li'ft the city in au- tomobiles and will scour the sur. rounding country. PETTIPIECE HITS OUT AT EDMONTON Edmonton, Aug. is up to nv. parrspri in Tldmnnton here Messrs, M. Freeman and J. B. Rob inson spent last" Saturday in Color idge inspecting the progress of the town and are quite enthusiastic over extensive improvements being made by the railway company at this point and say. that in their opinion, iu- ture of the town is assured. The Railway Company have now ncE-rly completed one of their nerv Standard Coaling Trestles. They were'inform- ed by the foreman, Mr'. 3facLaughlin, of the bridge and butlding depart- ment of the C. P. R. that there was only one other in the country of equal size and that, following the completion of the work on the tras- tle, additional work would be'com- menced on the present ash pit which is a duplicate of the pits; and following this six more i-tdlls are to be added i to the-round house, and further excavations will be foftdc in the yards which, when completed, will be nineteen tracks wide and near ly a mile long, making accommoda- tion for 1200 cars. Tho T WILL NOT Much Interest is Being Taken in the Celebrated Event Which Takes Place Today at Sheeps- head Bay New York, Aug. strangest futurity that has been run in the 21 vears that the most valuable fixture be enforced to the last uxtrerrie. Tne managers of the Sheepshead track together with the managers of where he was summoned to the sick: to have representation at the Trades j en while there arc very interesting. bed of his aged father.