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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta v' 'v "'S ft v ift %i S j v' .i LCTHIBIUOI. JHU RSDAY. JULY 1. I i RES LOST (Hff Tws ttr Ln0K lal My uu 'f Rofisia, Jmlf ev- a violent explosion occurred Rikovsjjr mine in which MO were at work. A hundred are rerouted to have been killed. Thous- of miners in the town are great- ly- because of the accident v '1 froopg have been hastily summon- ed prevent the disorders which are d. Dominion Day was very quiet ia thjt city, there no sport except city league baseball matches. Iu morning the Prens met the stroug iCM.C. aggregation and went down with a timd, tna drop'being fourteen fawt and the bounce only one. For four hsnlngf it was fast clean 'ball asid then the Press .went all to smash' twelve runs in innings GREAT CROWD AT THE KG FAIR Owr Twetty-Fire -v People at DNHMI Ei- hiitioi it Calgary LOCAL J- Wfeitne> wife teftrttta al- 'iHoon to speaid few- days taking i the Fair at 'Calgary. A, -Hamilton went to Mactood v-t night io prcttide "at jthe depart- atal eiaminatioMT there. Calgary, July attendance ts and Premier were made ,by flight of the and Costa their heads and opened Their shots resulted iu the death of Prince Luiz. COLEMAN HAD AMY THE First Celesta Tsere Was a Conpkte BADLY BEATEN ATTffiflAT Niagara Falls, Qnt.; July ert Leach of Chippewa, made good his promise and dropped from the upper steel arch of the bridge with a para- chute to the river below, a distance of 300 feet. The parachute did not open up the fi rat fifty .feet but after it. was open he made a descent to within .ten feet" o( the water when sprang to one side of the para- chute and dropped into the river when men in .boats picked him up. The actual time it took Leach to make the descent was half a minute. Today's exhibition netted him MACLEOD WON FKOMTABER Had, u Easy Tmt m Wm- mg LeafK Baseball Match SANK ON THE CaleMa ft a Rick Twt Ydm Hirer Net Vancouver, B. C., July and Eugene Lacrpss, two of the best known men of the Yukon river were drowned several days ago near White Horse. Thousands of times the bro- thers have pilotea steamers and small crafts through the rapids of the Northern River. On tins occasion they were returning Labarge when their canoe upset. One body has' been found. The first steamer accident to the Northern River Navigation company of the year occurred yesterday when the Caledonia, a stern" wheeler operat- ing on the Skcena River for the con- tractors of the G. T. P. hit a rock and sank to the bottom. The Caledonia had left Pt. Essing- ton Monday evening loaded to :the fullest capacity. Early.'yesterday she struck a sharp' rock tearing a hole thirty feet in length along her bot- tom. She was backed off and struck another rock. By this time tKe wa- CTONCOUDGE Ftr Grug Race to Imrd Henley, July which this yerr for the first tinie entered a crew for the Grand Challenge Cup quali- fied wr the final heat of the morning by beating the. crew of the Thames Rowing Club in a very elote race, finishing only three quarters of a length ahead. Eton's success in this race is considered as a triumph for the English style of rowing as the Thames Club crew has practically adopted the style of the Belgian crew which won cup iri 1907. The final for the cup will be rowed tomorrow wili-meet Christ Church who this morning beat New College _by six lengths, covering the course in seven ter was pouring in and the fires went minutes one second, compared to but, leaving the steamer helpless. and j Eton's time of seven minutes six sec- she sank in 8 feet of water. No one onds. was injured.- Later the vessel was floated and beached. The cargo will be a total less. CRICKET MATCH Yesterday local cricketers had a splendid day's sport. A match took place between teams captained by Messrs. Hings and Robinson. Hirigs team won by a score of 81 to 53. The r Coleman, grajJd and glorious First and gone and Coleman's edition is bcal Lacrwse lean Loses Leagte w COURT OF REVISION'S LABORS ENDED The Court of Revision completed its work-on Tuesday evening after having considered about seventy appeals against the assessment. The assessments of automobiles was scored off. There was considerable dis- cussion as to the levying of income tax on citizens who paid .taxes on other property. The court finally decided to let the assessment of incomes stand. "..-v- The changes made were as follows: r from in building valttttion. Wm. Oliver, from of block omitted.' P. L. Naisinith, from nil to Graham irona 1700 to transfer of B. C. Trust Guarantee ipo., from nil to transfer of real estate. Short, Ross Bryan, from nil k> improvements. G. A. Johnson, from" io; euperassessment. C. W. Gray, from nil to scper.issessment. Susan Austin, from nil .to, REDUCTIONS: Furniture to overvaluation'of personal property. Winnipeg Cafe, to overvaluation of personal property. Jic. "'urpin, from to Overvaluation of a lot. from to overvaluation of a building. Jas. Sandquist, from to pvcrvaluation of a building. S Swinford, from to.nil, no building. J. Pimm, from to. overvaluation'of lot. Wm. Oliver, from overvaluation of factory. P. L. Naismith from to nil, superaesegsment cancelled. Ed. McKcnxie, from to nil, overvaluation of personal property. Merchants Bank, from to overvaluation of personal property D. C. Marriott, from to overvaluation of building. D. C. Mariott, from to overvaluation of building. Steve Krigoi-sky, from to 530, overvaluation of building. J. L. Johnston, from to overvaluation of building. A. Southard, froiii to overvaluation of building. A. Southard, from to overvaluation of personal properly J. S. from to overvaluation, of building. F. II. Hrusecky, from lo overvaluation on building. Lcth. Saddlery Co., from to overvaluation of personal propert; Thos. Clayton, from to nil, overvaluation of personal property. B. C. Trust Co. from to nil, overvaluation of building. Janet Duff, from to overvaluation of building. Jns. Fiske, from to overvaloaUon of personal property. Enterprise Lumber Co. from to nil, overvalaation of X. Wallworth, from to of real esUt-e. Short, ROTS and Bryan from to nil, overvaluation of supenwaessment Mrs. Geo. Rore, from to overvaluation of building. Susan Austin, from to nil, overvaluation of building. Mrs. 0, Walker, from to nil, overvaluation of building. J from to overralaation of SaiiriiaL' H. Case A Co., from to overvaluation rf pr-porty. Wm. Cieary, from to overvaluation of G. A. Johnson, from- to nil, orervalnaiion ol I uiining. Salvation Army, frocj to nil, overvaluation of building. C. W. Gray, from to nil, overvaluation of building. Susan Austin from lo nil, overvaluation of C. B. Bowman, from to oTerraluatior. of bttildiny. The lacrosse team ran up s he real'thing at Medicine Hat yes- :rday and'got it put over them to the une of .11-4. The boys liave no apol- gies except that the fellows layed better lacrosse. The game fas strenuously contested but in a riendly spirit throughout, there being minimum of rough play. :Lethbridge scored the first, goal ut r then .went to pieces and the Gas Jity boys scored most at will for a while until the local bunch settled [own to business again and ook a hand in the scoring. The line-up from the goal was: Van lorne, McCbrvic, 1. Stewart, Skeith; Davies, W..Stewart, McCreadyj Shaw, lobison, Kelly, Hemy and Frnser. W of Medicine Hat, made, a good referee. Mffler Bros. 101 Wild West Show of worth reading too. The 'a H 'one even though some found t a trifle warm. THe. new "-athletic grounds, were well aC hill on the. east side proving a natural and very efficient grand stand..Here the crowd gathered gramme of snorts The committee was somewhat slow u getting started but doubtless this was owing io their experience. After one at it things went-along very well. J..V Prizes totalling nearly four hundred dollars were hotly contested for be- ing won in each case byrthe best man or best team. No outsit team ap- pearing to r lay for the football trophy two C-olemUn teams played the first team winning from (he second by two goals to one. In the baseball tournament; first round, Coleman nine runs and Pinch-. cr Greek eight; second .round, CJole- man- eight, Bellevue advisable-and wise teams are playing outsiders -to-have other than a local as umpires During the tug-of-war and the committee "not keep the crowd off the field with. the result that those on the grandstand "could see little of what going on: They afraid of hurting somebody's feelings if they ordenxi'ruie crowd The six rotnmted policemen who July had 4 gala Dominion Day. A number of people-took in the excursion to Calgary. In 'the morning the 101 Ranch Wild West Show Parade was the attraction and a big crowd at- tended the performance in, the after- noon. 7 Tabfi- ar.d Macleod' played a' postponed base game. The scoretT one first inning but in the lowing the locals" to score 'eight runs. In 'thir third Taber scored again and Macleod tallied more. "In sixth piled up four more, completing the The play was loose throughout with "the better1 half with the home team'. They batted and fielded well, Nelson and Murphy doing the grandatxnd play- ing. Score 14-2. JOHNSON BROUGHT BACK Macleod, July C. R. John- son, whose whereabouts -has kept the Canadian government guessing for iT ,v, -VI L tr i i principal scorers on the victorious three years, is back again at Macleod, _. _ A v i j were Hings 26 ana itowsley 17. having arrived here last Saturday -tr Tir r, Ai Dowsley did most of the bowling ior morning. Mr. W. C. Bryan was the r> u- ii TT o it -i- Hings and A. Hayr for Robinson. The officer to whom the U. S. authorities .V j- i .u t -11 match indicated that there is lots of handed over the 'who wanted here on serious charge of good cricket material in the city. The crease was in first class shape. cattle killing. Mr. Colin Macleod will defend Johnson at the approach-' iug .trial. THREE-CORNERED FIGHT j Nanaimo, July is likely, .to Victoria, B. G., July of a be a three cornered contest for the boat disaster with the loss of over Dominion House in thia riding, the sii huudrud lives at Batavia, being Ralph Smith, Lib- was brought by the steamer Empress' eral, J. H. Hawthornethwaiie, Social- Ghina. isi and F.' Shepherd. Conservative. prescut- might have been used to ad- The two special trains of Bros. 101 Ranch Wild West Shows arrived in this morning ove the Canadian-Tacific R. R. -The Real Wild West have pitched their score of tents including th mammonth canopy tent for the mair performance north of the track an< are giving a this siter noon worth going miles to see. This show is the host Wild West Show that has ever struck the city and the im- mense crowds that have come in from the surrounding country will go home satisfied with what they saw and heard. The streets vore lined -with crowds of people to witness' the parade !at .1.30. Thy Indians, cowboys, Cos- sacks, and Mexicans are typical of the West. The "Overland Mail" coact was a conspicuous object in the line. The pack train greatly amused the The company have a fine string of mules and ponies and the whole parade is in- The local brass band did their duty J" f well and nobly and assisted very tonally in making tlift day a success. The following, is the list of sports: Boys Kdwin Neil, Jesse Wilcox. Janet Stccn. Hoffin; Miners' J. Laremcnt oflkllovue; ;p.: Graves. Obstacle J. mcnt; E. of Blairmore. I, Cole- man II. Putting 16 Pound dicative of show. a first class Wile! West INTERMEDIATES BEATEN The Lethbridgc Intermediate la- crosse club journeyed to Tuber yester- day and got somewhat severely beat- Jen by lite heavier and ,spcediet boys J of the heighborinf town, the score 11-1 them. McDonnld. of Frank, feet. Coleman 36 9 2. Marric-l Indies' Mrs. .Tames. Mrs. Craf- ton. Tug of No. 4 Shift team won, No. 2 Shift team ace ond, Belle vuc third. Ffct Man's Race Don Frascr. Half Mile Race A. J.insen, E. Wil- liams. Long E. Wit Easy Victory For Maxwell A large crowd was in Oliver's Hall ou. Tuesday night to see the second bout between Maxwell and McDonald. The latter had. been in training for several weeks preparing for match in which- he hoped to retrieve his early defeat, and was i: good condition. Oh the other hand, Maxwell's friends felt a trifle uneasy because of his previous illness and be- cause he did not look at all well when he .faced the referee. It was all over in short however. After Ref- eree IVterson had introduced thenr, they jockeyed clinched went dowr. with Maxwell u5i top. He secured a hammcrlock hold but chang- ed to-a cross head and body with which he secured the first fall in four minutes. The second fall was gainod in four minutes, onds by the- same fall, which is Max- well's favorite. As they shrtok hands McDonald was heard to exclaim: "You're alright, Maxwell, I'll have to send for my whole family to throw you." MnxweU weighed 163 pounds and his opponent 188. The preliminary between McKenrie and Peterson resulted in a draw, Mc- Kenzie having to quit because of sickness the result of a blow in the stomach. He was the 'agressor throng- out but was unable to break Peter- son's defence. DROWNED NEAR CAMERON RANCH Frank Smoot, of the Circle Ranch, Into Quicksand and Lost His life Got Frank Smootjian "employee of the Circle ranch .ins' drowned yesterday forenoon in the -Belly River while driving cattle from the Cameron fields to the north side of the river. He was a lot of cattle-from the Blood Reserve north and at the ranch he started to take them across the river assisted by James Fuller, Jr., Jack Chamberlain and Guy Pal- lister. Considerable difficulty was ex- perienced in getting the cattle across as they kept moving down stream. Smoot undertook to point them toward ihe shore and got away from the other men. .While at this work hia horse mired in quick sand. Smoot went under and was not seen again by his companions, though Guy. Pal- lister went down nearly hali a mile with hisl-hoTse and endeavored: to find the unfortunate fellow.: Smoot'a horse succeeded in swimming ashore. Smoot was 25 years of age and had been in the employ of the Circle ranch for about four years. He be- longs to Gale, Texas. The Mounted Police are making an endeavor to recover the body. CLOSE SHAVE FOR THE CALEDONIANS Hams, 18 ft. 9 in. Catching Greasy the Lewis. Hop, Step and Williams. Standing Broad Wil- liams, 9 ft. The event of the was a grand ball in the now hall winch was well patronized. Everyone present pronounced the day a success in every particular. The committee will clear ovcf hutwnxi dollars over and above the of the day. Black Hand At Pittsburg Lethbridge Rangers Played the Until Full Time Without a Goal Being Won in Overtime. Pittsburg, Pa., July peo- ple wcro seriously injured am? two dwelling houses partially early this afternoon when a charge of dynamite Waa at home of George Deavcloria, wealthy Italian living at Smokcsport, adjoin ing this city. Several threatening letters signed by an alleged "Black Hand" organisation have been re- ceived by TXeavoloria recently. The authorities are endeavoring to the authors of the letters. The football game between the j riimer, all acquitted t gary Caledonians and Lethbridge Han gers was playeii ivt 2.15 p. m. yes: terday at Calgo.ry in broiling hot ther before a moderate crowd. It was arranged to piny forty minutes each way and at.the end of that time that time trie score was a goals scored. There was quite an ar- gument after tnc final whistle as to whether extra time should be played. Lethbrirtge wanted to bring the Cal- edonians down to tneir grownd and replay the game in Lethbridge, but Wj. Bennett decided that extra time would have to he played ami the win would be called upon to piny the Anal game with Edmonton at 7.15 p. m. The Lethbridge had had no sleep the night previous and were all used up. The game was restarted and ten minutes each way played during which time the CaVedoninns secured two goals. For Lethbriclge, Whyte played the best game on the field At centre half. Ferris, Stevenson, HolbertoB, and in great shape. The wtrv'il- fcctcd to some extent by the great heat. The Lethbridge team to be con- gratulated on the wonderfully good showing made agaanat the champion Caledonians. It was the hardest tie the Callies ever had. As Edmonton had beaten Bankhemd cc night and Calgary had defeated Lethbridge, the final of the above trophy was decided night. The Calgary boys did to bo too fresh looking after their strug- gle with the southern ivir.cfc. Jtm forced to make two altera- tions from the teem that in the afternoon. took Parks' pUcc at haU back aad Thovap son playing lor Milts forward. The game from tV start was tasX gradually the Calliea ol Calgairy sertcd their stiperfority and they managed to foal ihoy had very hard on vnrtoM m not U thin. ;