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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD Colenrian Coleman, June Percy mot, driver for the Coleman Mercan- 1 tile Co., iiiSt with a very painful and curious accident a few days since. While backing up to one house which he was to deliver goods caught by the clothes line thrown violently to the ground momentarily stunned. He has' unable to work since but expects to be all right in a few days. M. Hill has returned from Vn'o X'ovtr Vrv.-U- fl.ful v. -v.------ other American cities and leaves to- day with his-, partner Mr, O'Driscoll at he and and ices. at Frank, Blainnore und Golemuu Sunday, the service here being in the evening at 7.30 o'clock. With his large presence the Canon quite filk-d the space allotted to the minister and with his large, broad minded ideas quite filled the hearts of hi-i listeners with good things. The or dinance of the Lord's Supper u as "ad- ministered at the close of ihe serv- been Messrs. McPhee, Prim, Jordan, Individual Bets (J. M. W. OF A. Not Illegal LOST CASE New York, July race in- terests in New York State which have application of the new anti-gambling j laws at the race tracks were greatly j encouraged by a decision of Justice i Bischoff yesterday, thai an individual i Gage and others have purchased the j bet joes not constitute a crime. This largest boat on the Crow's >Test decision was given in the case of Mell- and intend installing therein a gaso- vjne Collins who was arrested at the i Strathcona Company for a Breach of Contract REED SMOOT A CANDIDATE Mormon Senator Will Seek Re Party's Power Chicago, June can't kill Mormonism. It is in the United Stat- es to said B. T. Cannon, son of a Mormon church leader and him- self a prominent business man of Salt Cloning Exercises At the Convent (From Tuesday's Daily.) The closing exercises at the Separ- ate School were held this morning, rmitnr. T.iurist.s to the lake will I TW.I-WV flnK popular merchants here at tending strictly to business and de- serve all the success that may tend their efforts in the future. at- We are glad to see that theroad De- struction work on the new opera block spent the Sunday with friends I quest, of Governor Hughes and the in Lundbreck. j racing interests regard the decision i a distinct victory and as certain to by Mr. Justice Stuart at the Supreme court today. The judge held that the district union of the United Mine be sued as it was not -incorporated or tween Colernan and Blairrnore is at jter received news from Grassy in the application of the law. that made it necessary for him to last being repaired. The recent hea- vy rains left it iu a most deplorable! retum sooner than he Ac-1 condition with more washout than cordingly he Jpft for that town Mon-1 road so that in some places it was I da-v with his family, taking the practically impassable. These are all best wishes :of the town with him., j filled in culverts built, Miss McSab. first assistant teacher! HEAT PROSTRATIONS With regard to the eight- een individual miners .who were also plaintiff in the action, the judge dismissed their case on the ground their claims were different. York, July total of had no right to sue collectively, deaths is the present heat re-'but should bring action individually. ..in Greater New York within; {rom the technicality the case roadbed in parts elevated so that in the public school left Monday lor; twenty.four hours. prostration from WRS dismissed by the judge who h'er home._in. St. Maiy's numdr6Us that all'stated that the plaintiff could not next heavy rains may- be unable do as much damage as-those Of j mer vacation. the hospitals are overcrowded. The hope to succeed on the merits of the this spring if they do any at all. -Mrs. MacXac, mother of the little j mortality was highest among babies. charge. H. A. -Mackie appeared for j of the company. Action was instituted by 'the plaintiff under the Lemieux act. The judge held that the act could -Saturday afternoon Martin Gordon boy who was drowned a few days ago j Early today two more death's were the piairitiffs and J. R. Lavelle ice with what very nearly proved a i died yesterday. This has been a very j reported to the Brooklyn coroner's Sirathcona for 'the defendant, met .serious accident. Ha "was talcing a 'sad case indeed. The mother Local showers are expected to load tof baled hay to a stable when j been slowly sinking with consumption bring relief today. -as he was going along Second Street ifor somc" Her baby died -the -bale on the front of the load start shortlv after its birth. Another child WOOL IS HIGHER Lake today at the Auditorium on his, quite a large company of parents and way East. According to Mr. Cannon, i ,-rjencls Dein? present. The program Reed Smoot, Mormon apostle, who j was rendered .and reflected won his seat in the United States! great upon the teachers, the Senate after a long and bitter con- (musjcai UUmbers being particularly test, will be a candidate for A piano duet by Misses Bakos tion when his term of office expires aml opened the program! i unu was folio wed by a.n extended A cup of BOVRIL is a fine tonic in any season, but it valuable in many other ways. A little added to Hashes and Stews greatly improvest their food value. Try it when warming Canned Meats. 'The announcement of Senator j come greeting well rendered. "The Smoot's candidacy has not yet Grinder" given by some little juade declared Mr. Can- g.rls was y pleasing as were also 'The rumor that Senator two numbers given by some little Smoot is today preparing to launch a boyg_ The playng of Willie campaign for his return to the United States Senate is known among his intimate friends and political asso- ciates in Utah. "It is a fact that the Mormon church in Utah is still a factor in said he. "The influence of this religion may not be termed vital, Cleary was clever and the piano trio NOW by Etta, Helen, and Maurice Miron LOOK OUT FCfi ANECDOTES TAFT was a feature of Maurice Miron and the programme, i F. Van Tighem gave a dialogue, "The Rival Speak-- ers" in fine style. A swinging song by a lot of little girls was very much (Chicago Tribune) Ganzey Alex. Ganzey of this city claims to be the first man to have discovered however. In Salt Lake there has j and song.s made up an excellent pro- arisen in the last three years the' American party which is strongly anti-Mormon. Adherents to this fac- tion are counted by the thousand, and they have been successful in winning two municipal elections. A hot compaign is now being made for State and legislative offices. I do not believe that the anti-Mormon party will be successful in this fight." enjoyed. Numerous other recitations j presidential timber in William How- Ottawa.. July stamps to be .ed to fall oil. He tried to step itj less than adopted One million, eight hundred and fifty; the parties in stitus quo until a thor- thousand pounds of wool were sold' QUgh investigation is made of the 'in Billings, Mont., on Friday last atl case in dispute by a board of arbitra- only serve the purpose of keeping, issued by the post office department could not d'o so. a Hen ne'stopp- I by a lady in town' and the Uttle boy the team and got down and. at- four vears old was drowned and then temptecl to push the bundle up. How- death came and gave the poor soul a lo run the of violating the neutrality laws with head and foot. This done, the N. G. Mr. Stafford, delivered the beautiful address prescribed by the order and delivered over so many graves upon similar occasions in the past s-nd yesterday. The benediction pronounc od by the chaplain, they to the hall, where they were dismissed according to the rights of the onk-r, A large number of others not .mem- bers, witnessed the decorating cere- monies entering heartily into the. spi- rit, of the proceedings. Canon Webb of Calgory the services in the English Churches parts of the country also has come information that my candidacy is ac- ceptable and that pledges of active support have been Mr. Towne said that he had dis- The wheat in the Lethbridge e' bit is placed so that the pu'jt'.c may handle it and, of course the farmer can not resist the temptation and he is handed one of our burnt leather souvenirs which by the way are ay ahead of anything on the grounds. The publicity committee the of Trade are deserving of cre- dit for their enterprise and ideas. The display of alfalfa is also at- tracting much notice. It makes a splendid showing. This is tr.e only district making alfalfa anything of a specialty. Messrs. Hutton and Woo are with the exhibit are doing good work and are kept busy telling our rich district and fine products. Mr. Fairfield thinks it a splendid idea to keep two such men on the ground. Owing to cramped quarters the space having been cut down, no c Jii- bit of our industries can be made, which, as citizens of this district will see, proves a great handicap. RAPIDLY REPAIRING CANAL Cornwall, Ont., July thousand cussed at length with Mr. Bryan the man, working in three shifts, have various planks of the platform and a fivo foot dyke around particularly that bearing on the sub- thft Canal and the break, joct of the issuance of writs of in- sufficient Water will be let into junction by federal judges in labor thf; cana[ to of two dredges and matters. On that proposition he said, ''You can emphatically state that there will be no straddle and no am- fleet of scows. These channel around will excavate the break biguity. The anti-injunction plank ,1 will be so framed as to meet with the favor of men of the thousand yards of fifteen will b. is sad that, a large majority of working' MK] by July 10. and the canal once the country." i; traffic. Another plunk which will probably TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The year old baby of Thomas Nes- bitt of Lawton, Ont., was drowned in a boiler of water. Over five million feet of lumber was burned in Turner's lumber yard at Victoria Harbor, Ont. Fire at Brigus, Xfld., rendered sev- families honk-It London, June Yield, an- nounces that Sir Thomas Lipton is prepared to challenge again for the America Cup under the following conditions: First: The new yacht shall be cut- ter rigged and built under the pres- ent universal rule of the New York Yacht club. Second: The New York Yacht club shall designate the size of the yacht it, considers the most suitable for the race.. Sir Thomas when seen by the Asso- ciated Press at Dunoon Scotland to- day, said that the Field's statement was perfectly correct and he added: "I hope my American friends will see their way clear to meet my wishes in the nf sport. The size of the boat is no objection and I am willing to build under the uni- versal rule. When I get assurance that a challenge will be accepted I will issue it forthwith." It is understood the intention of Sir Thomas with the New York Yacht club's permission, is to build two yachts of a design by that club after designs by Fife and select type better to compete for the cup. New York, June report cir- culated today states that the New York Yacht club has announced thjat it is ready to accept a challenge from Sir Thomas Lipton, for a yacht race for the America's cup under the new rules governing the building and measuring of the racing crtaft. At the New York Yacht club it was denied that any such made. decision has been DISCUSS LAND BILL Progress Being Made with Legisla- tion at Ottawa Ottawa, June 29. The Commons today stuck closely to business and as a result excellent progress was made in two of the most important bills of the session, viz., The West- ern Land Bill and the Civil Service bill. The former bill was all but put through the committee stage only three clauses out of the 103, re- maining over for final consideration. These clauses relate principally to the area to which the pre-emption pro- vision shall apply. Messrs. Bur- rows and Jackson having moved an amendment providing for the inclu- hopes to be appointed postmaster of Ganzey Landing. Gallopolis, El- vira D. Skimmerhom of this city is authority for the statement that- she was once the sweetheart of William Howard Taft, and still thinks of him with considerable tenderness. When, interviewed last evening she blushed modestly at the soft impeachment, and asserted that it was true. "We had quite an affair when we were in grammar school together. Willie was ten years old. Nothing serious ever came of it because I thought there was a great disparity in our ages, and papa thought it was not -wise for us to wed." Miss de Skimmer- horn did not wish to tell her 'age, but she 'looks it whatever it may be. She was becomingly costumed in a sheath gown. Bird Jas. J. Figgitt, instructor in elocution at the deaf and dumb asylum in this city tells an. amusing story about the republican nominee for president. "One day, as I was waiting for a car in Cincinnati, a manly little chap came up, and, seeing that I was tired of waiting, offered to help me. I thanked him in courteous terms and inrtiiireri his nnme. said .he. modestly. 'Some day you will be a great said I, 'a governor gen- eral of some foreign possessions, or a secretary of war, or perhaps even a president of the United States." He thanked me and said he would -run home and tell his mother. I had completely forgotten the incident, un- til I saw his picture the other day and recognized in Mr. Taft the little boy who helped me wait for the street car. Ananias Hector Prute, Esq., of this city.is a prominent fisherman, not to use a shorter and uglier word. He is the well known author of more uncorrob- orateoU-stories than any other man now living. He tells the following story: Forty years ago while he was fishing one day he succeeded landing a large fish. He was about to add it to his string when to his great astonishment the fish, began to speak. "Will you let me go if I tell "you who is to be president in Mr. Prute was almost too surprised to answer. It was the first time had ever heard a fish speak. Never- theless, he agreed that he would lib- erate the fish if the latter gave him the information. "William Howard said the fish, and, in. accord- ance with the terms of his promise, Mr. Prute tossed the fish back into the water. It is a singular fact that the fish in question was the largest that vras ever caught in this part, of the countrv. sion of certain Manitoba townships j in the scope of the bill. The discus- sion throughout the day was calm and the tone of the Opposition re-j versing the policy of the past few j months, showed ;a desire to discuss the measures on their merit and es- chew political pyrotechnics. JOHNSON BROUGHT BACK Macleod, July C. E. John- son, whose whereabouts has kept the i Canadian government guessing for three years, is back again at Macleod, having arrived here last Saturday morning. Mr. W. C. Bryan was the officer to whom the U. S. authorities handed over the prisoner, who is wanted here on the serious charge of cattle killing. Mr. Colin Macleod During the morning session Mr. Me- will defend Johnson at the approach- Tntyre, Strathcona moved an amend-j ment providing that the governor gen-j era.1 in council may set apart the Dominion lands in Alberta and Sas- katchewan for the purposes of higher education. Hon. Frank Oliver urg- ed that the object aimed at by Mr. ing trial. and burned the Mclntyre be better i by the introduction of a ach ieved separate DEER ON HIS BARN ROOF Causing Great Trouble to Connecticut Farmer Mexico. He sought an interview with Governor Conipbi'll yesterday to pro- test against the Mexican revolution- ists being regarded n.s bandits. He insists they are patriots fighting for right and liberty granted under the constitution and declares they will honor American soil. He stated that the revolutionary army consists of five hundred infantry and six hundred cavalry entrenched in a strong posi- tion at Las Vacas and that in all probability will descend on that city capture it. be .incorporated in the platform and and which was discussed at length with Mr. Bryan, will embody the pro- position of an international neutral- ization of tlie Philippine Islands. Considerable speculation is being in- dulged in relative to the. action of the New York delegation on the pres- ident and the platform. So far they have not pledged themselves to any body or any thing, "The New York said Mr. Towne, "is coming here to have counsel with the delegates of the country and will be guided in its action after it arrives here by the results of the counsel." removed andt London was sentenced to' hill dealing with the qu this will be com- imprisonment at New the amondmont was declared lost. Westminster, B. C., for stabbing a! fellow employee. William Forbes, a fireirKiii employed bv the Lumber Co., killed by a freiglit train near Abbotts- ford, n. c. While coasting down a snov.bahk on Crown Mountain, near Vancouver, Miss Stark struck a tree trunk which was just under the surface of the snow. She was badly injured and as the accident took plale at an al- titude of feet, it was sonic time before the descent could be made. The United States consulate at Vancouver is to be put in the first. list and will be in the same class with Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. CANS THE FAVORITE June 26. despatch to The Herald from South Norwalk. cation and! Norwalk re- ceived a unique complaint, from Ed- ward Schootiover. a Winnipauk farm- er, who appeared thi1 morning and wanted permission to shoot the deer that were running up and down the. San Francisco, July 3. The sale of roof of his barn, wearing the shingles seats for the Gans-Nelson fight contin- out and kicking the weather vane very heavy and from present in- off. dications at least gate is ns-j barn is an old-fash- certained. All tho cheaper seats hav been disposed of and the sale of the higher priced chairs is proceeding 'roof. The police officials referred the briskly. There is ample Gana money farmer to Wilbur F, Smith, game in sight but the Nelson end is incon- warden, who lias decreed that Schoon- siderable. The odds of 2 to 1 on Cans 'over has no right to kill the deer un- still predominate and in some in- j less they cat his crops. It is Schoon- joned or.e and backs up against a hill from which the deer jump to the stances bets are being made champion will win inside that the over's intention to remove, the light- f twenty I ning rod from the barn "M make of rounds for which even money is the lit a fence at the edge of the roof with ruling figure. a barbed wire at the top. ;