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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 5, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 1& Lethbridge Daily Herald Vol. IV. Lethbrlflire. Alts.. Weilncsday, July 5,1911 Kiimbcr J71 STAFFORD TO GET CITY WATER City Council Deals With An Important Matter nNE SAMPLE OF SPRING WHEAT Little Business A fine ipecimen of spring wheat waa brought to the Herald office thia morning by A. Stewart, which was grown on his farm about four miles south of the cjty, measuring 381/2 inches. It was seeded about the middle of May and Mr. Stewart has 150 acres of such In crop. Transacted at the Regular Session of Civic Solons I The City Coiinnll coiiveiiofi yester-0, and sundry expenses, making up the total. Lights in Alleys Chief Gillespie rejiorted that there ore no lights in the alleys at the Stafi ford Block and behind the McKcown Harware Co. The Clilef reauested that these alleys be lighted, as liKht-Ing would be a bettor piolection than n revolver in case of burglaries. U would also facilitate the work of the police. The police department also wrote re weeds on city property, and asked that steps be taken to have them cut Immediately. Mayor Adams stated that this work lion iioen ordered done last fall, and that all alleys Bhould have been lighted before now. Bijpt. Reid will be asked for a report on the matter. Trouble Over Storm Sewers 11. W. Meecli, acting city engineer. HEAT'S DEATH TOLL VERY HEAVY Pittsburg, Pa., .July 4.-Pittsburg's heat figures today e.vcccried .any iu the past Iwenty-fnur years, reacliin(!; 99 at 4.30 this atlcrnoon at the weather bureau on a sky.scraper, and lOG on tlic .street. I""ourtecn (leath.s were added to the heat toll today, several being drownings and one a suicide. I'hiladelphia, Pa., .July 4 -Kino additional deaths from tlic heat were today reported, making a total of 21 within the la.st two days. The maxi-nninf temperature was 96 degrees at four o'clock this afternoon. Peoria, Hi., .July 4.-Two deaths, ten prostrations, two serious, resulted today from the cvcessivc heat. The so^'Ct'imi'hf thermometer at four o'clock registered 100 degrees. Chicago, 111., .luly 4.-Nineteen per son.s died in Chicago today as a direct cause of the heat. A niurhcr of babies that died could not be accurately estimated, but burial permits were issued for thirty-si.v infants today. .\ score of prostrations were reported. U^ten 7 and 8 tonight the temperature reached 70 to 91 degrees SAYS FRANK IS IN GRAVE DANGER Serious Report Issued by Director of Geological Survey Ottawa, July 5.-That the town of Frank, Alia., is In grave danger of a landslide, with heavy loss of lite, owing to mining operations, which have ] weakeuod the northwest corner of Turtle mountain. Is the gist ot a report by Prof. R. W. Brock, director ot the Geological Survey. Turtle -Mountain, whose northwest shoulder overlooks Frank, has largo coal seams at Its base. Cracks have already appeared in the huge mass of rock, which are ascribed to the mining operations, and it is considered that any further work on the coal seams may lead to awful rosulls. Frank has already had one landslide, the catastrophe of 190S, and now Turtle Mountain is said to be hanging over it like a sword of Damocles. Tile mountain has been under Inspection since 1903 by the Geological survey. Professor Urock reports it tills year to be in a much more dangerous condition than a year ago. Last year two small cracks wore detected. This summer they are ciuite marked in development. Moreover, the surface Is cotxred with shingles, so that a fissure might not i be evident until it has attained contained considerable size. Th� report ends with an urgent warning that any further undermining may result in disaster without the slightest warning. Has Your Name Been Taken by the Census Enumerator GERALD yVHITE, M. P., RENOMINATED Renfrew, Ont., ,Iuly 4.-North Renfrew Conservatives nominated Gerald V. White, the present member of the Commons. The reciprocity pact was vigorously attacked. All the city enumerators have turned their census relurna over to the commissioner, H. V. Gibbons, and ho will send llu;m to Ottawa on .Mond;iy, .iuly 10th. There may still be a low piM-sons within the city whose names have been missed by the enumerators, and Mr. Gibbons asks once more that these people notify hliii of the fact Immediately. T!iia is a matter of the utmost importance and it is the duty of everp person in the city to see that his name Is on the* records before next .Monday. ALBERTA LADS HONORED BY KING Red Deer Scouts Received Medals-Praised by His Majesty I.,ondon,..July 5.-The visiting Canadian Hoy Scouts took part yesterday In the big review of Boy Scouts before (lis Maiesty when Francis Philip Galbraltli and Donald Chadacy recoiv-ed medals. The King asked lladeu Powell particulars of their achievement in tracking an alleged murderer at Red Deer through the woods, and said that their courage was highly commendable. CARDSTON VOTERS STRONG FOR BYLAW Carditon yesterday voted on a money bylaw for the purpose of raising i 4.-Prof. A. .S. Mc-Kcniie, of Stevens Institute of Theology, Holioken, X. is likely to he the now president of Dalhousie University. The governors arc corresponding with him and expect to ho able to make an aiinduncoment in a brought In a report Bbowing that a \ week. Mr. MiKenzio is a Nova Sco-�roat many changes will have to be ! tian and only a year ago resigned a made in the sidewalks and curbs 1)0-i pnifessor'ship in nalliou.sio to go to fore the storm sewers system can he Installed In permanent place. The trouble arises from the fact that some of the side^-alks are only twelve feet vide whore they will eventually bo eighteen feet and (he curb and houle-vards will have to be altnrod accordingly. Tho alterations will cost tlJ-out $30,000. Provisions were not made at the time tho engineering department submitted its plans, specifications and estimates for the storm Bewor system, and it vraa the feeling of tho coimcll that severe censure was coming to the enginoerlng department for overlooking this fact In preparing the specifications. There Is no reason why tho plans could not have been properly drafted in the first place, as over a year ago the oquncil' passed a resolution setting tti* vidth of the streets at a definite standard. The following resolution was pass-dealing witfc ih-o mRlter; "That the report of the sctinR engineer be left In the handa of the Mayor and Property and Works committee to report at a spAclal n)�?'llng of the council wlttiln a few da.v8, �h It is the ovinion of this oouocil, that tbo Immediate adoption ot thl� report would bo premature In \i�y> of th� previous peculiar action of our engineering department, aa hrouKiit out In the re-' �ort." ~ i'e In Morocco has been received. The cabinet will meet again on Saturdav. I'resident Fallieres will return fiom his trip to Holland on Friday. A majority of the press printa dally the question "What does Germany want?" Some newspapers like the Figaro ciilicii'.e the French government for lack of decision In defending the interest of France and accus* the cabinet of leaning too heavily on the initiative of England. A. R. & I. IMPROVEMENTS AT WELLS SIDING Stirling, July 4.--The Alberla Railway and Irrigation Co. are building a loading platform, a passenger plal-lorm and waiting room at Wells Siding. Theso along wllh the large elevator of tho Alberla Crain Growers UullcateB tlie growth of that district. LIBERAL CANDIDATES IN LONDON I^ndon, Ont., July 4.-T. S. Hobbs, of the Hobbs Hardware Mfg. Co., has been offered the LH)e|[-al nomination for the Dominion saM of London In the next election. J. M. McTvoy, barrister has been offered the legislative nomination to contest against Hon. Adam Beck. , SIR WILFRID SAILS Llverpoo!, .luly 4.---An enthuslas'tU scene was presented here when the iOmpress of Britain finally left. Sir Ifldwnrd -Morris wlf^' the Lord Mayor went aboard and wTshed Sir Wilfrid Laurier bon voyage. The Canadian troops loudly cheered both their di** tiiiguished guests and their band played "God Save the IClng" and "Auld Lang Syne." Col. McLean sent a message to the Lord Mayor expressing the grateful thanks of the C'anadian contingent for tho heartiness of their reception and the lav-Ishnoss of hospitality shown throughout their visit. PRAISE KING AND TAFT AT DINNEh London, .Iuly 4.-Ambpssador Reid presided at tho Indepei'idonce Day batuiuel given by the American Society at the Savoy Hotel tonight. The large gathering Included John Hays Hammond, many representatives of the British colonies and Rear Admiral Chadwlok, I'. S. N. Mr. Held iu toasting iho King, said it was good to talk now that George V. was following 111 his father's foolaleps in his desire for fast I'rieiidshlp with the Cnllod atatPB. Sir .luseph Ward, liremior of New Ze.ilaud, in toa8tiv\g tile prosidnnl of Iho Culled States, j df'scriheil Mr. Tuft as the embodiment Rear Admiral Urin, new Japanese Ambassador to England.. Thomas Cantley, vice president and general manager Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Co, of his iialion's host trndition.s. He had shown conRumniate skill in launching a peace irealy between tb� great li^nglish sneaking ceoj^le^ ;