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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL 1. JULY 4, It II NO. 171. 2 DROWN1GS OCCUR IN THE NORTH DEMOCRATS PREPARE FOR CONVENTION YNBJ lit ill a It? Uie Thar Lms Crick for m eosiy taMtaMi lor eonveation and for session of the to bs hstd oa Konday. convention programme ontlrnsd for four begtuniaf Tussrtiiy. This would carry the through to Friday after- ftght m eotamUtss should prolong; "the deliberations aa 4.30 Edmonton, Alb., July yesterday afternoon a young named Alfred Jones was drowned in the river at the mouth of-Mill Creek Another lad uauued Percy day, nged sixteen, was drowned at 140 this eveu ing. Both were swimming in the-creek and floated into the current of the river before they were of it. In trying to reach the bank they were caught in the uikdertow and carried under the water. The bodies have not yet been recovered. CO AIM! IS FLMHtlSBING Ptapeds rf Bwy Crap It Year--bereasd July 4.-TW of tJw already annomuyd. It is proposed an ardjourHMBt shall be ttssedtately after temporary or- Eaaiution ir perfected out of respect o the memory of the late' Mr. Cleve- land, although this feaiare does not appear on the formal programme. The nomination for president will be on Thursday .and it is planned to after this is settled nmtil Friday morning when' the nomination for vice president will be in order. In the order of the' businesa for the national committee calls for a decid- ed simplification of 'the method of Jispomng of contests, pro .the testimony and determine the merits of these it is stated that MX of five members each shall be appointed. One siUP committee will be for each contesting state. These sub-committees will meet simultaneous -and all" will port at the -same time at an adjourn ed meeting of the full committee The reports will be adopted 'without dis- CUSMOB. This is a new method of -disposing of the eontasta to so- ex- pedite matters that everything can he .cleared in the afternoon, lag their host wishes (or future of W. J. Bryan was interrupt- ed today whan edi- tor of the Kev York Staats ZetiMtf called at'Fair view and Mr. Dry an to withdraw from the contest in favor of "Some Democrat "wko eoMid win." The interview between Mr. Kiddsr and Mr. Bryan was and of fraaksst nature otit. Mr. Bidder tokl Mr, BryaB in 'as many words that he woul4 oppoas J -fir Enftnr if Jpu Has h- UKet Lincoln, Neb., July stream of callers and of letters, all expreaa- at the Denver convention but in the event of his being nominated to head the ticket that; the Zei- tung and Mr) Ridder personally would support the ticket. Mr. Ridder told Mr. Bryan that it was a matter of consideration of the latter whether 0r not he should, accept a third nomin ation and wreck the: chancea of the Democratic party to elect its ticket at the coming election. "I do not believe you can carry New York State if you are said Mr. Ridder. "I cannot ag- ree with replied Mr.- Bryan, '-'but even Chough I am wiurbla to carry that I believe I can be elected without, the electoral of New Later Mr. Ridder gave outT'the of his talk the Democratic leader. During the conference he presented to Mr. Bryan a typewritten copy of a proposed plank advocating the re- moval of tariff on wood pulp to which, Mr...- Bryan wrote. across. bottom, "I am in favor of the'above plank juat the way it is." "Mr. Rid- der will carry this bit of paper to the convention and there is'little doubt of it being incorporated in the plat- form adopted by the convention. Tokio, July noon today the reaignattoil the cabinet was {'There is reason to believe flint'the emperor has already islilieti-cl Marquis KaUura to cabinet ft but the' iiaBovintnvcn will not be made before July T, and may until the arrival of'Mice I to from Seoul, July t The iiiii snfcnWi will likely be laffety of adher- -ents of Mnfqpfc Yamagaa, ,and .will, be nsjytructed on nori-piirtisan nisi. A well- "All rum- GEORGIAN BAY CANAL WILL COST HORSE THIEF PUT DP A The Cdaldale district great view the traveller this rea- son, especially to the west and south east. Within the artia west, four east-end five-south, there are about nine r thousand five hundred acres under thou sand five hundred are in wheat and the balance in oats. 'A conservative es- timate from present plac- es the prospective crop at bushels of .oats and of wheat making bushels of grain in- side an smaller than a township' A great amount of land' is -being -broken' up this summer it being es- timated that five thousand acres will be sown 'in winter wheat this Before the-year is out practically ev- ery acre of'the above mentioned area will be in crop. At present there arc six steam and one Urge gasoline out- fits in the district besides a dozen or more six and eight: horse outfita. Farming .in this district is profit- able, last-year having re- ceived over twelve V thousand dollars for the crop he raised; on three tcr sections, all of which was ..not un- der cultivation. Wins V The First Race thls afternooii. in London, July 'international character, of the entries, no fewer than etevra; nations" being represented gave' peculiar importance' inter- est to the Amateur Athletic. AMocia- tion' championship held'in the stadium big crowd were nearly three hundred coin petiton, among them many men who have entered for the Olympic con-' 'tests. final 4n the -100-yard dasU Robert Kerr, by one yard. ,-Kerr is a-Canadian. B. E. Walker, of-South-Africa, waa second and J. V. holder of the championship for the past four years, was third. .The time TTM ten flat. This Presold fcy W. C victory was greeted with great cheer- ing by the Canadian and American spectators. Dennis ;Horgan, of the Irlsh-Ameri- A. L MORRISON 1SAPNHMD can 'Athletic- Association" put weight 44 feet 7 inches, winning the sf Cmn- TelepUsts far Aicrta BIO CROWD-WENT. There was a great .crowd on the American special train tha left last- night for Calgary. 'Every twrth three sleepers was taken and the coaches were packed. Abou three hundred and forty tickets wen purchased. 'The strain returns tomor row night after the evening perform once at the Fair Grounds. oursv that in the cabinet nvftsns.icifereasing mili tariam are ahsolsiMy unfoun- ,TheVifcpf iniKnet wili cer- Uinly follow Crimes of peace- ful Ottawa, July million dollars is the esitaute.of the cost of the eonMnteiion of the Ottawa and Georgian. Bar A interim report giving a of-the general of liltT'SuTvcy: ccnmiiasion, has bw-ii presented -to Hon. Wm. Pugs- Usy, minister of public worki. The prices of excavated channel, dams, locks, cribwork, buoys and signals are all listed for each different stretch. The cost of alternative been furnished for purposes of .compariion. The Rurver, which is now complete, has been a. very thorough one, and four years of labor with a larie corps of technical officers. The cost of the survey has been over half a million of dollars. Fort William, July a uieetng of the Board of Trade called today to discuss the Georgian Bay Canal route, in response to a communicaton from North Bay Board of Tade, asking the cty; to co-operate with otlter cities of Ontario and Quebec to form a .delega- tion to wait on the government and urge the construction of the.canal at the earlest possible date, it was deci- ded to send 8. C. Young, H. HcKel- lar, and ex-Mayor Dyke as delegates from Fort William. They will assem- ble in Ottawa on July 10. Ottawa, July report of the government survey of the Montreal Ottawa and Oeorgian Bay cana were submitted to parliament today Two routea are proposed, one through Lake St. Louis and St Anne in the Bell view, other by the way of Black Biver'to north of the island of Montreal. The former rout would cost about and he latter about less. En- gineers express the opinion that eith er route would be available for traf fie two hundred duys the year. With a depth of 22 feet and locks six hundred feet, the route would afford safe and speedy means of access for sels of largest capacity now in commission from the Great Lakes to St. LOCAL NEW INSTRUMENTS TRADE I ft IMPROVING Excellent Crop Prospects Causes Busi noas Expansion Kew York, July State of Trade today gays owing to xcellent crop prospects Canadian .rade is improving slowly. Curren business ig of a re-order character bu demand -Jor fall fabrics, particulaly A j i- T, -i -Vanstone dry goods, is expanuig. Business fail- ures for the week ending July 2 num- compares with 41 last week, and 16 in this week last year. Half-keel Fatally WUe Resutisf Arrest MUST NOT DO THE I MM IGANTS Prevision Matfs to Protect Thsm from Overcharging Ottawa, July order in council wag passed bringing the principal Canadian cities, including Winnipeg, Vancouver and Victoria under causes of immigration act of requiring every hotel or boardng house keeper receiving immigrants within three uiGIithi after their arrival to keep conspicuously posted in his house a list of the prices charged immigrants and restricting upon im- migrants effects to five dollars. Indian Head, Sask., July desperate fight took place at Lake last night when members of the Mounted Police arrested Peter Daniel a half breed charged with horse stealing "at File. Hills. Constable attempted to arrest Daniel when he immediately opened fire up- on the officer. The fire was immed- iately returned and Daniels' was shot through the breast and lungs, prob- ably fatally. The officer escaped in- ESTIMATES OF PUBLIC ELECTION BILL The local-poultry-fanciers had did Fair. There, were over sjjst hundred en- tries all VoYSsY the Dominion. The loccJ prize-wiiiniiirs J. Cook: Rock, barred, cock; Rock, hen'; 'buff cock; C. white, cock; 2nd, leghorn, S. hen; 4th, DISCUSSED Have Teachers Engaged Salaries Raised The musical -feitivsl and presenta- tion of the new instruments to which the Salvation Army have been look- ng forward for some time was a de- cided success. The Barracks was well filled with a sympathetic aud- ience. The gathering was capably over by_ Major Morris of Vancouver, the provincial officer who in his opening remarks spoke of the support given to the Army by civic national, and provincial officials. He also referred to the fact that the re- sults' accomplished by the Army changed public opinion of its mem-, bers and method of working. After a solo by Mrs. Westcott W. C. Sim- mons, M.P.P., in a neat speech the presentation. He commended the Army for its work both locally and universally spoke of .the patron- age given-by the govern; ments of such countries Great Bri- tain, United States and our own Do- minion. 4 When the bandsmen had- received tneir instruments they demonstrated that they were good and 1st, S. JOMS: Minorca, S. C., black, hen; 2nd, leghorn, B. C. brown hen; Minorca, pullet of 1906; 1st, legborn brown pullet of 1906. J." C. Livingstone. 2nd and 3rd, Plymouth Bock, barred, cock; 2nd, Plymouth Bock, buft, J. Graham, '3rd, black rod, hen. _ Scfaral Beat t mmi Dtwi 1 tfc Gmniilnt AFATALTTY AT MKHE1 Edmonton, July E. Morrison, lati snperntendent of. telephones for the city of Eclinonton, has been ap- pointed superintendent of government telephones for the" provimx of Alberta. Mr. 'Morrison- was civic administration of last year be cause of his endorsal of the Strpwger telephone system in preference to the discarded Lorinier. NEW ONTARIO LI ITS July was stated by Hon. Kr. Foy today that the govern- they are to be played by musicians meut will get the proposal in regard Leader Davey is an experienced con- lists in New Ontario made' uuctor. n the Aylesworth bill. He claims hat it is framed to get on the Transcontinental Railway on voters' lists. I Celebrating the 4th of Jury JUKS Ferpson Htd fcy Cars Wfeh bi In Astray Detaik the Fir fa Cvrert Year Winnipeg, July re- siding in Winnipeg are celebrallwg Day with great gusto bwt all is not in harmony among them There arc two factions, one trying to outdo the other. One blames the olhcr for having embezzled fwnds that the organisation had at Portage Prairie a year'ago and there is dis- sension in their ranks. section is at Hsppylaad sad the other r Elm Park. Paris, July 4-Tlie "fowth of July was observed in this city today in a more extended defree and with more enthusiasm than lor many past. Paris is crowded with Americans and the streets bristled with Ameri- can flags The principal hotels ar- rsnged special service and and had musical principally for their American guests. BASEBALL AMERICAN At New 'St. Louis At Rain At Cleveland............................... 0 (t 2 Detroit......... 6 11 1 At New York 4 10 2 NATIONAL Boston 380 Brooklyn 1 5 4 Shirk's reading and the in- trio by Messrs. Mil Is, _ Tnckneir were enjoyed. The speaker of the evening, Mr. Simmons, chose his subject "Patriot- ism" apd waa given a very cordial and enthusiastic reception. He spoke of the Army's work -in pwrifying the sowrces of nationhood by uplifting the private life of the ci- tizens. The cause of all national downfall is vice, a lowering of nation al morality. The speaker believed "the Army genuine re- At New Xew York 8 fhilarielphta 9 EASTERN At 10 10 (Special to Michel, B. C., July Fer- guson, a machinist, 'Iwas instantly killed -yesterday morning gaged in fitting steiun'pipes on the slope in No. 5 mine. Several eara, loaded with mine timbers, broke loose from the haulage; -scattering timbers right and left in their wild rush down the incline.' Ferguson, who was working on''the slope WM struck on the back of the neck by of the heavy timbers and instantly killed. The body was taken to the morgue. ''The deceased, who is a na- tive of Scotland, aped 25, here from Moyie. about three months .ago. He was married two years ago. His who resides here, survives him. Ottawa, July House spent the whole of the three Masions in considering the Elections Act. The whole of the morning session was oc- cupied in the discusmon of the clause prohibiting paymeut for the convey- ance of voters to the polls. The pen alty is disqualification, at the partic ular election being held. Mr. Ben- nett .pointed iout that all a man had. to vote early and he could spend the remainder the' day driving voters to the polls. 'Mr. Lancaster wanted the clause so amended that livery sta ble men could rent teams on the el- ection day so long as-'they did not charge more than the ordinary tariff Mr. Alcorn moved several amend- ments taken from the hill he intro- duced in the session but they were one arid all rejected by the govern- ment. One of them dealt with the statement- of expenses which must be made by the candidate. Mr. Alcorna amendment called for more detailec statement of and for certain Vouchers. Mr. Aytasworth thought that these details would serve no good purpose.and would not accept the amendment. Mr. Alcorn retorted that the amendment was taken al most word for word-from the British Corrupt Practices Act. If Mr. Ayles worth did not think .Canada needed to be guarded .agains electoral abuses then Mr. Al- corn had nothing more to say.- Mr The School Board had a special meeting last night with all 'the mem- bers present.. Acting on'the recom- mendation of Principal Hamilton who asked to report on the matter, chancy es in the arrangement of the striif were made. Miss Nimmons take charge of the" department formerly taught by Miss Furse, Miss 'Preston Court land Dt Bchpol wifl take Miss'Nimmons' former-class. .Mi McCulloch Taylor "are transferr- ed from Westminster School .to Court land .St., the forhier being placed in charge. The board appointed TMjss Boles of Sask., formerly of Ingersoll, Ont., Miss Sherman of Souris, sister of at present on. the staff, to the' vacauci-i-i in Westminster School. Itr R. Davidson, will be placed in ull charge of Westminster School as principal, being. directly responsible' to the Board. His salary as well as those of Miss Bennett and C. E. Bran dow were raised month.- These teachers arc hot on schedule. The Board will consider a" readjustment of the schedule of salaries at a spe- cial meeting. The School Board at a special meet ing last night passed the for the current year. They are ask- ing the Council to provide for school purposes for the year. This is the same as was asked for last year, when the Board had a deficit from the year before to provide for. For the information c! the general public for the City Council; gave the press -tha details of the, estimates which are as Teachers' -salaries Secretary treasurer 360.00 Caretaker.' 1290.06" Debentures Water ................._ 125.00 Light Fuel............................ 500.00 Insurance 333.00 itepairs Supplies Sundries X. 540.00 Total School Grant and Net amount- required The Board decided to issue ten year debentures for the Court- land St. school and furnishings. CLEVELAND DIED POOR Stories of His Wealth Untrue Wers Quite TOSOPPp OPIUM TMFFrC New York, Grover Cleveland, Contrary to general belief, died a poor man. The opinion was generally held that he was possessed of considerable estate, and that his family would be well provided for. In- quiry developed the fact, however, that he has left his widow and" four children practically with nothing ex- cept the house at Princeton and the place at Buzzard's Bay. When. Mr. Cleveland left the White House after his second term it is said he and his wife had an income be- tween them of a year. His Nadnae lag Makes Repwt aiJ Urges a ligion 'which nnds its in simple pore family life. While the Army's work does not appeal to ail. still it does a work that no one else does or has aa'inclination to do. The omcers and luembers of the Ar- my may well be satisfied with the im- petus given at last night's meeting. Capt. Adams and Capt. Roe are snrnest, consistent officers. The cal corps deserves the respect, syw and swpport of the citinens an it is a strong force for good ia city. It is real work and has EmNSWNOF SASKATOEWAN Borden added that in England illegal income was added to by f n year expenditures been wiped out by when he became a truaiee for the Equitable Life Assurance Society, When he was made head of the As- of Life the enactment of such legislation. The Mr. Lake moved an amendment punishing go- vernment officials who took part in election contests. Mr. Borden stated .that as the Hovse had already ed resolution embodying the penal Ottawa, July King hrxs presented a special report to :tbe government ou the need for suppresn- ing the opiuni traffic in Canada. He thinks there is good reason for be- lieving that much of the product. ia smuggled iTito China and the United States coast cities. The amount con sumed in Canada is increasing. He urges parliament to adopt restrictive legislation. .sociation of Life Insurance Presi- dents he received a salary of but he held that offlce only one year. Mr. Cleveland had some money in 4 4OO of which has been provided. A I vflnVnMpfl Ike Fdenl Cffenh .v Ttagfoa, Sask., Scott and Provincial TrsMnrsr J. A. Cakfer left last night..lirOttawa to make representfttions .the fed- eral tovemment relative to the