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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL.111. Lethbridge, Alberta. Saturday, July WEATHER HAS TURNED COOL Crop Prospects Are Relief Winnipeg, July 2. After three weeks of stifling hot weather all over the Canadian prairie, west, set in cool, and to-day there is gen- eral relief from the oppressive condi- tions. Showers have fallen k a good many districts and a less pessimistic tone about the crop prospects is heard. But it will not be possible to estimate the full extent of the dam- ]Vmiibei-170. NEGOTATIONS ARE STILL CARRIED ON Montreal. July confer- ence' was held this morning between j the leaders of the trainmen and con- ductors and the officials of the C. P. R .without any definite result beiyg arrived at. Although the leaders-o: tooth sides exhibited considerable re- ticency they seemed to foe well sat- isfied with the progress of affairs and a general impression was apparent that within a few days a working agreement might 'be arrived at which age to the spring wheat, and other crops for some weeks. CALLING FOR TENDERS Edmonton. June C P. R. are now calling for tenders itor the construction, of the sifD-structire of the high bridge between Ed- monton and Strathcona. The time for receiving tenders expires In Win- nipeg at five o'clock on Jul 20th next. would end the present tension. For the moment the bread issues have been dropped and the discussion is toeing waged along the lines of ing conditions, which are closely SOCIAL SCANDAL IN WINNIPEG Woman's Husband Thrashed Prospective English Lord i Winnipeg, July scandal in Wiimipeg's social circles will come before the provincial court to-morrow morning when the case of H. A. N. Chalmers vs. R. C. Birkett, assault and threatening to kill will come INCREASE IN BROOKENS BROKE BUILDING PERMITS lated to the wage question. up. It all arises from the. fact that Mrs. Birkett engaged a man named A. Glason to follow her husband. In some way he dropped some of the re- Ports to be presented to Mrts. Birk- ett and these got into the hands of her husband late, one night when he was not thought to be in the city. gave Chalmers was the result. Birk- 1 fiSures LIBERAL INCREASED HIS MAJORITY London, July the election for the eastern division of Hon. F. Guest, -Liberal, was re-elected His majority over .his Unionist contestant was 592, an increase in the Liberal majority at the general election of 1910. At the general election the fig- ures were: Guest, Liberal, 6551: J. S. Nicholson, Unionist. 6531. y intimated this evening by .num- bers of -the -men's committee that if this should he satisfactorily adjusted the rest would foe easily settled. All that the leaders would ?s.y about the discussion was that it was going on in a friendly manner and would be con- tinued for several ays, when ihe to-day that he would no longer men hoped for a friendly settlement this, however, depending upon the attitude accepted by the company as men stoll adhered to their demand for the standard territory wages sch- edule. June Shows a Good Margin Over Last Year Contrary to expectations the build- ing permits issued during 'the month of June just closed exceed in value the value of the permits issued in June, 1909, fcy ten thousand dollars. The figures are June 1910, June 1909, The permits issued for the months ending June 30th show six the For Altitude And Endurance -Machines Smashed At Montreal Montreal, July 1. Ten thousand people attended -the aviation meeting at Lakeside to-day. There were nine flights and the feature was -the feat of Walter Brookens, the Dayton boy, who broke the record of the meet for altitude and 'endurance. -In a" TO GET WATER INTO LITTLE Carmangay, June 27. A special ineeiing was called last night to dis- cuss the best means ot" obtaining a further supply of water into the Lit- tle Bow River. Owing to the dry season the river practically .run dry, and this is However, directly getting possession reinarlcable increase of S88.225.00 or of the reports he rushed back home j at ll. Per cent. over the corres- and the thrashing Birkett 'admits he six months of last year. The Jan. to 'June, 1909, ett advertised in the Winnipeg papers j i; -Jan. to June 1910, oe responsible for debts contracted by his wife. Incidentally Chalmers 000., that lasted forty-five minutes, twen. ty-one and four-fifths seconds -he as- cended to a height of feet offi- cial measurement. Ralph Johnston's engine broke down while he was two hundred feet in the air-. He.made a gliding descent and would have es- caped trouble except for a miscalcula- tion near the ground, when the tail j Although no difficulty is expected in. of ,his biplane hit heavily and ha; a source of danger to the farmer and his cattle. It was resolved that a deputation be immediately sent to Edmonton to interview the; Minister of Public Works, a petition be cir- culated for signatures approving of this action. Messrs. Jas: McNaugh- ton and D. Gv Shouldice were ap- pointed and left .to-day, taking with them a petition' signed by a very large number of people the Honor- able Archibald Maclean has been, wir- ed to, and his support requested. DEAD smashed. Johnstone "himself hurt. claims 'an English title which dates back to the times of the Normans, j: and upon the death of the present Lord will succeed to it. DID THE WILIT AND WOOLY STUNT Cooled Off In the Cells-; f Charge Against fjolice Officer Clifford Kelsey, a "wild tad woolly' cowboy hailing from Brant! had a mod- erate skate on last night and Ibecame somewhat obstreperous when the po- lice started to move on a crowd block- ing the sidewalk on Rfcund street He was conducted to the -cooler, where he damned and cussed tie whole .po- lice force, and banged anfe :beat at the cell door. He was very meek, how- ever, this morning and his fine of ?o and costs without] a murmur. Joseph Fitzgiboons wjas also on a bat yestenlav and as l; V d s. V. wad of money which Ihe was flash- ing about the police j took trim in charge for 'his own protection. At the poli'L, station, however, ,he 'be- came very abusive and so formerly of away on professional duties elsewhere; icimv Creek.- is in town. London, July Dominion Dav at the Hot-el Cecil maintained and considerable disappointment was j Spring Coulee Maid and Admiral felt at his non-appearance, as the doc Togo were shipped to Calgary yes- tor is popular whereve he goes. An ingenious method of securing a constant supply of water to buildings has been adopted by the high standard of former years, Mea- beinS the most successful dinner in London. Lord Strathcona presided -their Max- well and Shaver of Summerview. It consists of a dam across Beaver Creek and a home-made water wheel attached to a horizontal cylinder whic-h forces the water a distance of 800 feet, with a lift of over 70 feet. It is claimed that on the same prin- ciple the water from the Old Man River could be utilized at small ex- pense to irrigate the entire Summer- view district. The instalment of such a system, especially at a dry season like the present one would prove a most valuable asset-to the acreage in that locality. The man named Christie, brought a warrant from Lethbridge yesterday, is out on parole under sur- veillance of the town constable. He redeemed a draft for besides pay ing costs amounting to about and is being held pending further de- velopments in the case. He is in- j volved in three different draits. The action of the bank branch interested here in not prosecuting accounts for j the case lying in abeyance for. the! He is accompanied by GOOD WHEAT AT SPRING COULEE Spring Coulee is .famous for its crops and yaf when many places are driod" ijft this locality got some fine stuff. Johnson Bros, of Spring Coulee have sent in to the Herald a stool of winter wheat which measures forty-eight inches in height. In this stool there are 160 stalks in all, 125 of which have fully developed vith from 60 to SO kernels each A good part of the remainder would hare matured if allowed to remain in the ground. in writing the Herald says tbar he searched five minutes for the 'sample in his four hundred acre farm. He does not. claim that all his grain is as good as the sample or Llwl it is not suffering some from but he does claim to have two .hundred acres of as good wheat as ig in the province. A surprise party of young people drove out from town on Wednesday ivcning last to the residence of Mr. mri Mrs. A. Cyr, .about five miles from town, where-they presented Miss Kathcrine Cyr with an address, a signet ring and a bouquet of roses on the anniversary of that young lady's birthday. The address was read by Miss Agnes Pellotier and time being. expressed the wishes af the party for many anniversaries of Miss Cyr's birthday in the years to come. It took that bunch of surprisers till 3 o'clock next, morning to realize that home and the duties of another day j She was confined to her bed for sev- eral days as a result, but is now re- covering. At the last meeting of the Twin Butie U.F.A., the railroad and tele- phone questions were warmly dis- cussed. It was decided by vote to offer a bonus in tho railway instance, and a committee was appointed to get all information possible relative to the instalment of a telephone ser-; vice. These meetings arc being large- terday to run at the fair. The Claresholm horses have, been very un- fortunate this year. Ranch King aiid Irish Lad, being sick, have been turn- ed out of training and will no use this year. Lioness is in much the same fix, and Irish Lass (3 years) has been turned out owing to sick- ness. Middy, belonging to J. Math- erson, broke .down on the track and Doug. Wilson, the relay rider, finds owing to horses becoming sick and lame, without a mount for the Relay at Calgary. The new brick building of Hong Chong has been opened, and is a well appointed restaurant. LAD) THE CORNER STONE The official laying of the corner i stone of the new Methodist church at -Carmangay took place yesterday i at j.l.30 a.m. The building opera- haVC been goins OD for some time and the building is now almost- for the fifteenth time. Among those present were Hon. W. S. Fielding, Sydney Fisher and Wm. Paterson, Sir Wm. Mulock, Earl Crewe, Lord Bal- Lord Wen- Sir G. H. Reid, of Austral a, W. Hall Jones, New Zealand, Richard Salomon, Soutb Bishops of Ripon and Judge Chanell, A. w. Smitheis. Lord Strathcona and Sir W. Mul- lour, of Burleigh, Lord Blyth, Shaw, of Dunfemline, Baron nign nation had a right to meddle Loyal telegrams having been sent to the kiag in. the name of the six hundred guests jpiresent, the president at this point a gracious message, of thanks and good wishes from the King, Hon. Sydney "The Fisher, in proposing added his testimony to Fielding's respecting the absence or any desire for annexation, pointing lock proposed former in giving the toast of CanadI welcomed the distinguished visitors and regretted the unavoidable absence of Earl Grey. The Dominion's pro- gress, prosperity and wealth were in- spiring them and reference made to the reported gold discovery in British Columbia. He counselled caution un- til more reliable information was re- out that at the last census of Ameri-j week when ,._.._0 ____ cans gualified for naturalization fifty was beaten by'two negroes. The lat- FIERCE RACE WAR IN MICHIGAN Six Negroes Already Shot By White Men-Hunting With Guns Mendalla, July riots Simpson County were renewed early to-day. Six are already killed and armed white men are hunt- ing them. The trouble began last young white farmer per cent., had taken Out papers. Earl Crewe in responding said he most heartily welcomed this state of things. He knew Canada's Govern- ment in framing its tariff ya, toasts, the j care to avoid if it could be ceived. Mr. Fielding, in fluent vig- something like an advance inflicting even the slightest injury to British industry. Transactions "like that were better carried out by men like Hon. Fielding than by the h0me officials however much their good wili. (Hear, It had been their desire that Canada should settle her own affairs in her own way. To the superficial observer that might sound orous language, referred grow- ing importance of this annual gather- ing, and proceeded to emphasize' Can-, ada's two needs, capital and popula-j tion. Canadians rejoiced to see independence, but what was towards aimed at ter hiding by scores in the woods. BETTING IN LONDON ON THE FIGHT London, July money frets freely to-day on Johnson -by profes-' sional sporting men. while amateurs seem to favor .Jeffries. Tie "Dig fight- is the talk of the west end and ithe east end as well. GOT THE CONTRACT The Lussier Construction Co. have the contract for the warehouse for Metals Co., Ltd., on St. E. E. Carver is the architect. a combined and concerted action. D-ECORATED PARLIAMENT t would Two excellent after dinner s the Bishop of Pdpoa and Sir r clucied with "The Chairman Regarding, proposed culogistically greater than ever, bring sufficient returns. population, the minister of finance j by Hon. William entered a strong defence of the pur-1 thusiaslically honored pose oi the immigration laws. The Lord and Ladv interview of Admiral (Lord kicked in the face and other parts of her person by a cow the other day.> them at Pincher Creek, so engrossed and happy had then been in the meanwhile tripping the light fan- tastic Now that the new Oow's Nest route of the C.P.R. has been to all intent? abandoned, Summerview has been hunting up excitement in other ways. This time it comos the ferryman, who, while enjoying his pipe one day recently, had the bowl of it smashed to pieces out of his mouth, while a report like that of a rifle rans out in the otherwise silent air. Investigation went to show that a stray .22 cartridge which had got mixed with his tobacco caused the ex- plosion and subsequent commotion. No injury is reported to boat- man. Spring Pidge had a gala day of its own on. Thursday last, when a picnic Hold or, its school grounds, attracted large numbers of the rural inhabi- tants of the district. Tt was a joy- ous occasion from the word "go and the string of exciting -events on the program included horse races, base- ball and football frames with other sports. The whole affair formed a place hero in rho near future. as chairman of this district, took charge of the ceremony. The stone was laid by the Rev. A. B. Argue-, of Claresholm. The Rev. p. H. Xe- ville, the newly arrived pastor of the church, Rev. G. A. Hipkin, of Barons, and Mr. George Turner, who tne nistory supplied the field last year, was icss pated in the exercises. .1 A. Doug-las was reception in Queen's Hall hi? next reference, FiHding emphatic- _______." Paterson and en- Subsequently trathcona held a bin- ally controverting each of three points alleged to have bifn made by- Douglas. The statement that annex- ation is in tlu- bottom of the minis- ter's hearts, he characterized as amaz ing. Thero was a moment in of Canada when there thought of annexation to lj i ly attended, the matters brought up wl" Placc for discussion being of vital interest to the district. i i By a resolution passed at the last i town council meeting each member of the fire brigade is to be insured for .j. against accident in the Do-! minion Guarantee and Accident Co. '31 The questions of sewerage and ce- ment, paving is also under considera- tion. Thornlcy, of the Maclcod Ad- vertiser staff, is visiting his home here for a few flays, particularly to attend the marriage oi his to-morrow. Rumor has it that no less r, States than at present (cheers) Carmangay band supplied music for Canada north, east, south and west A ceremonv, was and meant to be thoroughly Brit- ish. Fielding next endeavored" to re- move some misconception which he found existod here regarding Canada's commercial arrangements. The im- pression is widespread here that the occasion. After the the Ladies' Aid of the church served dinner to a large crowd of people in tLc new building. The opening of the in a month. DISHONEST OFFICIALS MADE CLEAN SWEEP in j making this arrangement Canada had "i in some way interfered with her lib- erty to deal with the motherland, as FARMERS PLUNGE j AND WHEAT SOARS i ____________ I Soil Tillers of Dakotas in Big Bull I Campaign in Minneapolis Pit Sr. Paul. June farm- ers are running the biggest 'bull mar- ket in wheat than Minneapolis has seen in ten ;venrs. Every train is 'bringing delegates from the country to seek brokers in the chamber of commerce and are trading in big lots. In 1900 there was a drought in North Dakota and while professionals hesitated the farmers descended upon .Minneapolis in hordes and 'bought on a great hull market. The market sold at 60c in June and when relief did not come Iri June the BUILDINGS YESTERDAY Ottawa. July Day was celebrated very quietly 'by Che people of Ottawa, thousands of whom left the city for the country. Apart from the sporting events there was noth- ing going on. The Parliament Build- ings were decorated with British flags and the coats of arms of the various provinces. This is the first time this has :been done, .but Minis- ter or Public Works says that in fu- ture the -buildings will always ,be dec- orated on Canada's national holiday day. FRENCH SPOKE OF WESTERN TROOPS sho miVht future. Ho wish-1 price rose to 1-2. four weddings arc slated to than take Ottawa, July is stated that the printing bureau en- quiry shows that in one in- stance vouchers were issued for an order of the value of fifteen dollars, which probabl that nomnletfi o appropriated by officials. z I ed to correct the view. Canada had fought for her freedom in this direc- tion and won. She was not going to interfere in any degree with the prin- ciple she has maintained in ,cvory' one of the treaties. There is a desire to improve Canada's trade, but in no one of them was there a single wore! to prevent Canada and. the Mother Country making preferential arrange- ments if they desired. imperial fiscal arrangements, he were irstic affairs Now the farmers threaten to 'boost the market higher than in 1900. The wheat .pit was in an uproar when the -Minneapolis market opened today. September wheat selling at 1-2. was 5-S. PERMITS M. Brooks, store extension, Wcst- Winnipeg, July a dinner giv- en in his honor at the Government House to-night General Sir John French made a statement regarding the troops of Western Canada. The men were of a fine offering fine material, he said, and the spirit of the men was of the best. However, they had much to leaiyi, but the out- look from present conditions and ac- complishments the brightest. The cavalry would be of the greatest importance to the Western Country, and the troops were making a good showing. The horse supply on the western plains should be fostered become a great industry. The get r- nl suggested thiTjfclicr sbouM continuous ;