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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta f Herald VOL I- ALTA.. M O N D A Ys f, Ifftl AGAINST THE PROPOSED NO. 171. Capt GrayJies Tkfk HdsoaBayRMte FeaaWe Uovu" iu crowds from the Fair ou Saturday night. For inaianee the Letlibridgft, special left Calvary witli 17 packed to uucotnfortable- RCM at, midnight, and it wag almost noon yesterday before Lethbridge was It is hard to understand figured so poorly ou Gjcteni. of tlw crowds to the Cal- gary Exhibition to allow one loco- motive to haul filuiost 20 coaches. Many who had left -jiiffe in the parcel rooHKAt Calgary had to go home without them, ag.lelt in charge SESSION WM CLOSE ON 18TH Due far bfaKat to Pfo- rtgte bs Bca Fad rOLLaW ODWNAUGHT Him Ttrm LonioD, ezpirei in Montreal, July department, and two. or three Hudson's Bay Steamer pelican, now in port, can see no use for building of railway to a port: on Hudson's Hay as outlet for northwest" grain trade. says the trade Hudson Bay w'ould never pay.. iol steamships would have to t hundred; people were scrapping to get their grips and parcels up to the time the train loft Calgary; jiV ST.-LOUIS STILL LEADS. Si. Louis, July a pitcher's content between .Powell and JJeib- year. At al times of the year ure daugerous from the north and carried'iu to straits by rush of and steamers have to be strong and slow.'enough wh-icii would no good for went to the place else. That would mean lyiiig 'niiigs, St. Louis defeated Cleveland idle for eight- or nine months in the today 2 to 1, and retained the lead in the American League race. Score, -St. Louis 2 tt 2; Cleveland FIRE AT CARDINAL OKT. to withstand all kinds of Ont., July mis destroyed Knight's Lutcher here with furniture and store R.-C. Kanhtam and stai.'li-s ot not more than mouths was navigation possible. ..Not .until _ after the middle of July cbulil any tor be certain of finding "passage at Hotel. TXJSS part'v all andrfor weeks after that he be met by rush of heavy bergs loos- ened out from the- bay. 'the 7er.Jl; of September, it was vessels' put to sea .or they would run chance of being closed in for tcr. Closing off-in September or ev- en by the middle of October means that no grain of one' SCSsoii 'wouki would; get .out before; August of the following, year. '..___. .and many applianc'fri would 'to be provided. JBoats suitable forlthe trade would Ottawa, July Saturday the House'agaia weut Into committee on the lands bill. Mr. Oliver an aaiendnkeut enlarging the pre-emp- tion, area by taking in twenty addi- tional townships. 1'hia was accepted. Mr. Burrows wanted the pre-emp- tion area to be extended, to 'certain second class lands in Northern Mani- to Lord Kitchener's iu India and the usual crop of romon what will b-o the next fer him is abvady aprinffinf lip. ift fc well known thai the KiBff U a fMftt admirer of Kit- eheoer'g tud lias had more than one uith the Secre- tary ot War raQMfcjig liis future em- jslojrment oo leaviilC India. It U feaeralijr believed that the Kinff will to an earldom, but this of an army point of view wiM be ljtfrt--ly a decorative advancement. It was naturally pro- posed that he be promoted to the rank of field Marshal, but Kitch- ener himself is'Wieved to have asV- ed that the field real's baton be wiUiheld for Except in time of actual war an of the rank of fteld manhal b barred frfin ac- NELSON WON ROM JOE CANS cepting oeriain .at the war oHioe or elsewhere, and" Kitchener is a man A WINDSTORM THE FAIR whojrants to bt' Meanwhile oaie ays doing, latest rumors _ EuropC'ari 'poft in. a month.' or. after that. Captain.; Gray 'has connected Bay Co; 187J. He Momlav' for Fort Churchill. have as p.i' sengers IVtr. and Mrs. Cotter :is rhc Dianager oC the Hudson's Bay ('oVat Tort Chimo, .TJngavsu limisfail Man Was Kilted atiCalfary en TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS P. :R. traffic" earnings in July 'the attc-ri accused her of theft! Leary, telegraph lately from Ireland, was drowned irr one death, and several people being more orvless i All Ridean -River, Ottawa.. took place during the PAIR OF LOSERS which struck. the fair .jtfdsTat about two o'clock, and it intermittingly for the ;re- of the afternoon. 'The acci: t proved fatal occurred just at which place Xi; refreshment- booth had been erected fbihjnd. the bleachers. The roof of the j'bDoth'waa of 'wood which had red to the fence, but when the Jull New York, frrce of; wind struck the booth the frohi its "fastenings' and furled over the bleachers' into the crowd in the paddock. An old man, named Gordon Scott, a resident of among those on the blea- chers, and-several of the flying tim- bars struck him and hurled him to From the first the phy- Mans in attendance held out ho hope i recovery as spine ancT legs tad been bfokefl and crushed as well being cut and other parts j of the body. Al 7 o'clock that even- i "-ng'hc expired. Deceased was a'wellr known rancher, at InnisUil and: the this effect. MrT Schaffner moved an amendment to the amendment that the pre-emp- tion area should include all lands -not yet disposed of in Manitoba. Mr. Oliver would not accept either of these amendments. -Mr. Foster argued that the object of the bill appeared to be to create a landlord class. That was not a good policy for a democratic country It was not in .the interest of the country that large tracts of land should fall into the hands of individ- uals.- Mr. McCraney, the Liberal member for Saskatchewan, declared that the only reason he supported the -bill was that its passage was necessary to build the Hudson's Bay railway. Mr. McCarthy moved another am- endment calling for a commission to investigate the whole matter, giving the people 'of the West a chance to be heard. This- was declared lost on the same, jliyision. The whole of the evening sitting was to supply, the balance or the harbors and rivers vote for New Brunswick being passed and all of .Quebec. Both opposition and. government members by mutual agreement, fixed on Saturday, .July .18th, as the menf for this session sliall be finish ei.and with this end in view, it has been agreed that remainder of the session "all agenda shall be 'put through with as little delay as pos- 'sible. House, by working long hours each day, has a total of about hundred hours for the discussion of the remain legislation of the ses- is thai he win saabaftl the Duke of Con naught in the Medifcerdiican, the poet of commander-in-fUef of the British army, in the retire- ment -of Wg'pme of Cambridge, being Duke. KILLED WITH A PITCHFORK John Land, a HaUimand county farmer, waa by being on a pitchfork. ALETHBR1DGE CP 'PI F. P. Uiykire JJecta OUR BAND GOT SECOND PRIZE ierce Pifistic al Sa Fraiosct M tke San Fran'sujo, 'ir.-t MX oundg of the fig'nt onight were tuv'.y dins In', in ihe seventh, Nelsj'i s capacity punish- ment and endurance began to tell :irxl although up ;o this time fighting had >en furious, Battling Nelson had in no, way. In the round, excitement became and although this wis --'ans .-''in.! !t was seen that he had met his match from'this on it was No ight. Sevenl times hii had he ropes and he had a worried look. tn the 12th pans went bown to count of nine and as he rose was again beat- en to floor and just staggered his leet and into a heavy left to jaw at the aell. Again in 13th to floor twice and saved himself each time on The Lethbridge Band made a splendid showing at the minion Fair, It's music and march- ing was commented upon favorably by the crowds at the band competition on Saturday. The r.eihbridge band was the popular favorite with the pub- lic as was evidenced by the enthusi- astic applause given on its appear- ance, though the judges, the band masters of the Iowa State Regiment of Highlanders, Hamilton, and the Citizens' band of Calgary, awarded the first prize to Strathcona The other competitors were Pincher 'Creek, Camrose, and Raymond. The Lethbridge musicians headed the pro cession of the Knights of Pythias hi the evening and marched around the city. A PECULIAR CASE Montreal, July Lamoy whose department store at Dennis St. was destroyed by lire last Jaiiuarj has action against the ciiy r alleging that the fire meut was responsible because of in- sufficient water pressure to cope flames ten. Round triedi hard to press his 'advantage.. Nelson floored champion' with a left uppercut to the stomach. It wag a wicked blow and Gans took on an agonized ex- pression as he arose and hung on. Nelson worked hard to put on the fin- ishing hammering Gans and forcing him to.the ropes. -Joe fought back determinedly' but was weak. Cans used-all his cleverness to keep Nelson at bay, but could not keep the _..'. Round came up trembling from a sligiii chill. Nelson uppercut to jaw and put Gans to rope .with right to stomach. It as if :waa Iryiiig to invite a foul. Finally Nelson'pu't left to Gana stomach, "to his back for the count VttVtA1' l" "s" J Round got Gaiis against thefropes and sent him down with a right: uppereut to the stomach-. Gans of Caljrary July ,6 -Member. in and landed 8 to body. Gans vent down DROWNING AT TORONTO Toronto, June young man named J. Farley and a young woman whose name is not yet known were drowned in Humber Bay last night by the upsetting of a canoe. OUR SOIL WAS PUT TO A TEST Chemical Expert Says Contains Lots of KNIVES AND GUNS Reigns Chab Cms the U. Bwdtr Mariok Pierson, Man., July party of seven men, two women and five chil- dren came into town from across the international boundary line yesterday The men arc armed with Winchesters and knives, while the women have re- volvers. The leader claims to be the Christ and his wife calls herself the Virgin; Mary. They are bound for Yorkton where the leader expects to take Hhc leadership of the Doukho- bors. On arrival in town it was noticed they were armed and a mem- ber of the Manitoba Mounted Police, Constable who was in town, approached them, and asked them to lay down their arms, which they positively re-fused to do and im- mediately formed a half circle and presented their arms at McFarlane. He eventually succeeded in getting them calmed down. McFarlane then wired the Attorney General for instructions who immed- iately had two members of the R.N. W.M.P. proceed to Pierson. They pos- itively refused to disarm. The lead- er, who claims to be Christ, states that he will not die if he is shot, but if he dies then it is proof he is not Christ. president .and .of til: United States were nominated- platform adopted by the .natlcnuJ "convention of the Socialist Labor party here yesterday. The -named is as For presiucnt, 'Martin R. Preston." 'of Nevada- vice-president, Donald ginia. for BASEBALL RESULTS SUNDAY EASTERN At f Providence :r. 7' PiHtimore 1 32 At Newark (16 innings Newark'......... 0 "3. Jersey City '6-1 r' SATURDAY At Rochester (first _Rochester ''4, 's Montreal '13 Second game 9 2 3 9 1 remains arc being held here pending :nstructions from his relatives. On Saturday afternoon in the House amendment toHon Frank Oliver's land bill to allow the gbyeriior in'council to" ppen ritory for purchased homesteads was defeated. Then on motion for a third reading an amendment was introduc- ed declaring that pending the trans- fer to the" western provinces of Domin- ion lands within their boundaries all school lands and school, funds arising 1 i- out of their sale should be given ov- er to the provinces as soon as they are ready to receive them. Mr. Oli- ver declined to discuss the question. He asked the House to reject the am- endment. This it did on a straight party division by 58 to 28.'.' :B. 3. Lake moved a third ametuhnent .in- structing the government to inquire into and after consulting the .prov- incial government to set .aside lands for aiding higher education. The premier maintained that the speakers point was well Knights of Pythias from all oyec the Dominion, assisted by, go. Oswald, J.'M. Duni, Clark, J. Wilson, H. C. Bea. ter, KuMell Hobie, Jones, :and A.-L. Bottomley, visiting and insti- tuting lean from Mabarraz -Tem- ple No' Spokane; liraah., Satur- day evening .instituted Otsar .Kopay Yom temple No. The selected for this term were C. F. P. Royal J. W. Cal- gary, Grand Bmir, C; W., Mclnnes, Edmonton, Sheik; A.-W.vWright, Cal gary, Malpaldi; M. R. Cooper, Leth: bridge, secretary; S. J. Clftrk, Cal- gary, treasurer; J. E. Wright, Pinch- er Creek, Satrap; W. G. ;Walford, for Uie third time and although trying to re- gain his feet was too slow and was counted out. New York, -July Attell, the lightweight pugilist, today issued a challenge to Battling Nelson, who knocked out Joe Gans in Frisco last Saturday to fight, for the lightweight harhpionslup of the world. A JOURNALISTIC VISITOR Western Editorial Correspondent of the Toronto Gbbe Makes a trip io Lethbridge A. E. Boyle, editorial representa- tive of the Toronto Globe for West- O. W.Kcrr Co..submitted some soil, from Southern Alberta to A. GUYOT THE WINNER Dieppe, _ July driving a two cylinder 10-horse-power 78 metre liore machine, today won the Grand Prix. His time was 5.45.30; an. av- erage speed of 80 kilometres an hour Xaudin, driving a jiiono car was sec- wnd, and Goux, third. Gyot led from start to finish. GRANUM ON tOP contest for the.1 prizes foi; i ha. agricultural exhibit, the Judges ded to give i'th'e first prize 10 i_ ta.B_ i. b. t.w Hummel, assistant chemist i.f -r. The second pri7.e went th-.: iversity of" Agricuuural I fc I third to CarruitS, fnurt.i t- Station, :or fif41 _. r _ ith to Red Deer and sixth to Oard- Station The results, he says are based on dry soil and are as Insoluble '83.80 monton. Sahib; and Canada' with headquarters at Win H. D. Powers, F. .W. (High and M.R. Cooper, as royal princes. GRADING OH (lirst Toronto 3 2 5 2 5 2 9-1 City 1 5 1 Second City 142 Newark 10 3 il iJaltimore (first 5 7 2 ft 4 Baltimore 1 7 At Dnluth, (first o 9 Sec -mi Buliah Winnipeg..... 1 6 At iHNSON FOR BRYAffS CABINET whereupon the opposition leader ask- ed for a ruling whether the same ob- jection would apply to the lands bill since it authorized the government t.o dispose of lands, and had been in- troduced without the consent of his excellency. Targo Denver, July interesting echo from Lincoln was received here to the effect .that 31r. Bryan has re- ceived favorably the suggestion that the recent pronounced antagonism .of the Bryan men to Governor Johnson of Minnesota shall be offset by the intimation that in the'event of Mr. Bry'an's election he will invite John- son to take a place in his cabinet. One of the many visitors to Mr.Bry- an who is here now has pointed out to him that the marked antagonism to Johnson might alienate the influ- ential Scandinavian element with which the Minnesota governor is iden tified with by birth and .association. did not relish the idea politics" but at the time it is said he received the -suggestion with consWerabte favor and that if the mfttter be freed from interested motives and political expediency he would be inclined to let it that Governor Johnson would be favorably consid- ered if the occasion arises to form a RAILWAY LOOSENS UP Montreal, July Grand Trunk Rail- way today announced that men ing in Montreal shops will hereafter work 46 hours per week instead 10 and 45 alternately with a jvoasibTe maximum of 54 hours being rentM.od in i.- to Janse Bros. feMucDomvell have the MacLeod end of t he Macleod-Leth- bridge cut-off very nearly completed. Total Volatile Matter 0.19 per cent. Iron and aluminum oxide >ML per ct-nt. Phosphoric anhydride .12 ,nec_c.'nt. Calcium oxide..........33 per Magnesium oxide.......4-i Potassium oxide i..... .71 pec in the city the guest of'W. A. Buchanan. He took a drive through'the farming district east and south of the city and was surprised at the great development of the country and advanced condition of'the'crops. The grain on the experi- mental Farm could not be surpassed rm the West. The success with fruit growing' was a 'revelation' to him and he went away with the impresinoii that .Lethbridge waa certain to be the great fruit growing coritre of the prai- rie provinces. Mr. Boyle; who has Undetermined .30 per cent. Total .233 por cent He says further, ''The most im- and valuable constituents of a soil are nitrogen and lime or CaO. The results show that this soil contains an abundance o-f these for producing good grain crops There is more P2O5, K20 and CaO in the insoluble mutter which wiUgrad- ually become available to the crops under cultivation. The soil shows a. 'neutral action, that is, neither acid or alkaline its physica characteristics are such that it hold moisture well and is easy to from the river has been broken which NEW QUARTERS FOR THE BANK The Merchants Bank will after Sep tcinbcr 1 occupy the premises now occupied by P. Messrs. CTow k Xelson will remove their shoe store to the premises now used by G. Brad Co., who move, to the Staf- brd Block when it .is completed. Between Macleod and "the OW Man' visited nearly every centre of iiaport- River there is less than a mile to be completed. Those piecca be- ing held back because the right of way has not been definitely settled. 400 BUILDINGS GOUPINSKOSE ance in Western Canada during the past month, declares that the build- ing operations in this city are far in of any other place. Mr. Boyle will contribute a letter to the Globe in the near fulure giving his irapres- rions of the Lethbridge district. the near future. This the encouraging crop outlooi all the Dominion. x CHILD BURNED TO DEATH 2 n 4 R 7 Bryan cabinet. Cupar. Sank., July C- of Brandon, was badly burned and baby fatally inhared im a fire which on Friday night des- troyed the dwelling Of her father, Charles Paj'nc, whom she was visit- ing. The fire was caused by a light- ed canrifc. Mrs. Preston was burned painfully around her hair off. body and her The baby also terribly burned and died the fol- I lowing afternoon. Port au Prince, fire broke out here o'clock j-estenlay in the vkiaity of Palace and Senate buildings. The quickly there _ wjiwl and soon Alarming pro- portions. Four hundrM wem bunacd. including' the house and the prison. All of the prisoners were taken to other quar- before the building took flre. Sparks were carried to the arstsial which also was destroyed. Stores of powder and ammunition jail gone. firemen were aided by: a-- BISHOP POTTER'S CONDITION Cooperstown, N. Y.t July day's morning bulletin on the condi- tion of Bishop Potter was as fol- lows: "The improvement in Bishop Potter's condition continues. He had a pretty comfortable night and is retting quietly at the present time. Indications point to st.ill more im- provement." TERRIBLE HEAT IN NEW YORK fth to Red ton. section of the populace in righting the flames and a force from a Fretich cruiser. NATIONAL LACROWC GAMES At .................-.12 Toronto..... 3 At Cornwall.............. S Montreal 3 DIVIDE CONTRACT FOR CITY GRADING New York, July Yorker; who two-weeks have bee sweltering in. one of pro tracted heat periods in many years! were warned by the weather bureau that the end is net yet in sight. "Fair and continued was the message sent out 10 the suffering millions wjiile the kept, the mer- cury constantly moving upward. Today the government thermome- ters registered 80 degrees at'.10 o'- clock. The temperature had gone up to 81 and at 11 a. .m. to 80.-In the meantime the humidity had fall- en gradually until at 11 a. m. it reg istered 62 degrees. Thousands last .night stept on fire escapes or in the LOCAL BRIEFS City 'Council meets tonight. J. R. Anderson went to Calgary today. Wong Toy a. Chinese restauranter, faces a charge of selling liquor with- out a license, tonight at 7.30. Miss Coin of the Bell Telephone staff was among the passengers on the local today for Calgary. Dr. Galbraith went to Calgary to- day to attend a meeting of the Albcr ta TJruvorsity Senate. The City Waterworks Department intend to clean out the standpipe to- morrow and consequently the pres- sure wili be reduced. Water users should keep that in mind. Tomorrow night the T.M.C. and the Railway baseball The latter has teams moet. considerably 'strengthened and no one will be prised if they take a fall out of the tomorrow. Something that promises to of interest to the tethbridge public and the siirrounding country will be pull- ed, off at the Fair Friday evening at 7 p.m. in a riding and roping contest fpr the chair.p5or.ship of Southern Alberta; Mr. Dave Aus- tin of Cardston and Mr. Bill Davis from Oregon will ride for the cham- pionship of Southern Alberta. Mr. Austin and Mr. Smith will parks and the effects of the heat be- j rope and tio-stwrs on lime for the )'camo apparent, early in the day j championship. Guy Wendick and when reports of prostrations J wife, who nro from the 101 Ranch siuWcn 'insanity began to pour in Wild West Show, will do some tricic lyn and Manhattan up to I p.m. grading- into six sections' for sub- letting. One of these has been let to Clifford Biglow ft Co. of Crane Sfcsk.7 another to A. Batter of Cowlcy, both of whom have had con- tracts on the cut- off. The other four sub-contracts will be let at once. It is expected that ftveral of the gangs will be at work before the end of the week. 'wives with carving knives. at police headquarters. Several j roping. A quarter mile dash between deaths and 13 prostrations from the j horses owned by Mr. J. J. Furman intense heat were reported in Brook- j nnd Mr. [ves for a purse of and a half-mile pace by horses owned Two Brooklyn mcij who are l.eliev- J. J. Furman and Mr. Uayr. This cd to have been crazed by the execs-: programme will no doubt draw sive heat were taken to the King's on attendance as everyone snterestod County hospital early today after is well known in this section. Watcfc they had attempted to kill their tomorrow's paper for further infor- mation, ;