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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Hie Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. 11. LETHBRlUGt, ALBERTA.J SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1909. NO. 177. BRIEFS COMPETITION A CHURCH EVIL Sensible Comment of Rev. Canon Henson at Winnipeg. Winnipeg, July have been very much struck by the grotesque competition of denominations, al struggling and none being successful On purely practical grounds some rea sonable arrangement between the Pro- testant deonnrinations "seems to be urgently called for." Thus was the situation summed up this morning by Eev. Canon Hen- son of Westminster Abbey, who has just made a three months' tour of the United States and is now visiting his brother here. Eev, Canon Hen- son is one of .-the able Divines of the old land and in addition to be- ing a canon of Westminster, he is also rector of St. Margaret's the- 'Par- ish Church of -the British House of Commons. Holding such a position he is necessarily on the cross benches and has a splendid opportunity of watching the trend of p3litical affairs at the seat oi the Empire. On Wednesday next the Rev. vis- itor will address the Canadian Club on "A Cross Bench View of Imperial Defence." 56 new elevators have been built im Saskatchewan this year. Rev. .7. C. Sycamore, of Hamilton, has been invited to the pastorate of the First Baptist church, Calgary. .T. H. D. Benson, of Wetaskiwin, has 'been appointed manager of the Imperial Bank at Golden, B. C. The Saskatchewan River rose 11 'eet in a day at Edmonton and floods are feared. F. A. G-. 'Ousely. of Sheho, has been appointed district court judge at Moose Jaw. Abraham Skinner, of Midnapore, brother of T. J. S. Skinner, of Cal- gary, is dead. Hugh Wilson, a well known G-anan- oque resident, aged 58, was accident- ally'drowned of! Rogers Wharf there. J. C. Eaton, of the.T. Eaton Co., Toronto, has donated Si 000 to both the Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A. n Calgary. As the result of mistake in drink ng liniment in place of cough medi OVER HUNDRED AND FORTY AN ACRE PAID FOR LAND WEST OF RIVER TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Sale of School Lands Hits Higher Spots Than Property Be Used For A Townsite cine, C. Bossenos, aged 52, a farme who lives about five and a half miles i'est of Strathcona, lies at the point of death. Owing to the inconvenience con nected with the exam nations of bag- rage at the international boundary me the United States government has decided to have all bag-gage mined before leaving Winnipeg. DE VOE WOOLF ON CARDSTON SCHOOL STAFF Going on -Foreign in Custom Receipts Cardston, July 8 year old son oi Mr. John Sloan is critically ill .at his home at Kimball. Dr. Stac- poole was called yesterday and the seemed to be somewhat better irr the afternoon. 'Bishop Levi Harker, wife and Mrs.! James Tomlmsoa, all Hag-rath, TO HEIP ALONG THE HOSPITAL SODS of England Make a Pro- position Worth Adopting. Yesterday at the school lands sale the third highest price ever paid for such, lands was bid for a parcel of about 31 acres in 29-9-22, about eight or nine miles west of the city. H. Grant Hannan, the proprietor of the Scottish Stores near the property was the buyer and the price was per acre. Twice only has this beat-en. Once a half section adjoiningtthe city of Saskatoon sold for over an acre and another time some school land at Winnipeg Beach reached near ly a thousand an acre. The cause of the land selling so high is that It is .the first ..town west and F. Ewing took a better section at prices ranging the lat- ter being paid by -Ewing for the north west quarter. Then came the townsite section 29-9-22. The south-east quarter went up by dollar bids and was finally se- cured by D. Pelletier for Then came the event of .the veek. The part of the southwest quarter lying south and west of the new. railroad line com- prising 30.8 acres-was' put up. The upset price was Hitting the High Spots There was no backwardness. shouted a dozen voices and as many j :ave the' auctioneer the tip by hold- ing up their hands. He there acknowledging the bids as they went up shouted of Lethbridge on the Lethbridge-Mac- leod cut-off and is bound to be quite a town. The junction of the lines to Calgary' and Diamond City will also be here. Mr. Hannan did a great streak of bidding to get the property. Against -him at first were several 'bid- ders but they gradually dropped until the representative of the .C. P. E. was the chief contender. But even such an .opponent as the C. P; R. did cautious one. One dollar .bids raised not daunt the merchant who wanted it to was ibid by a more paying from to for them C. S. Noble paid for two quar ters in 29-10-22 which is fifteen .mile north of Let-bbridge and about six miles from Mr. Hannan's new town R. Urch for the south-east quarter d'f this section while Jas. Me. Nulty won the applause of crowd by beating C. S! Noble by going as high .as for th 5. north west quar- ter. Mr. Noble got three quarters in to. -Farmers "Sixty" Hannan. "Seventy" came from' -the C- P, E. got three quarters in 29-10-23 from to A. M. Beasley got the other for Farmers in the Hollander settle- ment- beat the dealers all out in bidd- ing'for 11 and 29 in 12-23 though they had to- pay all the way from to to .get the different quarters. This -wra's the Oi Hhe. land north of the river, the balance being in the The American Locomotive Compamy has an order from the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, for sixty-five locomotives for delivery in December. The Board of Control of the Ep- worth League of the" United States and Canada decided to bold the- next international convention in Boston, May 18, 1910. A washout on the Intercolonial Railway at Murphy's Bridge, 2> miles from Antigonish, carried away sec- tion, of the main track for over a mile, making the road impassible for trains. The first aerodrome manufactured in Canada has just been completed ATTEMPT TO BLOW UP MINE Exposed in Cape Bre- Miners at Work. Halifax, N. S., July Glace Bay Gazette publishes a story of -the panv, organized by Douglas McCurdy others to slacken up flOl, added the came from a to own a townate, and he stayed with reckless bidder, but another t amid probably the greatest excite- ment the sale has experienced. The 'afternoon started off quite smoothly some stuff up on top of Milk the greatest excite- right back with Excitement ran high, the crowds.'-were standing and except for the of the Bidders and F. W. Baldwin of Baddeck, will be shipped to the military camp at "Petawava. On the very day on which a joyous 'east was to be held in honor of its completion the Roman Catholic church of St. Cyril, Man., was burn- ed to the ground. It has taken six fears to raise the necessary funds nd to complete the church. Serious rioting occurred yesterday hroughout the -North Staffordshire coal fields. A dispute regarding time allowed for -ou'uls under the new 8- liour act thousands of the pit ter sections offered in il-2-25, three tlads to cease work. There were num mine with, a bomb. One hundred" came in or-, Cardston country. The most of the Some began to.; drop, out and (land was bought by farmers, some of it going .at the upset. thre-e quar--' miles from Cardston brought and the last being .paid by. A. C. riiver ridge being passed up without rid. Farmers were allowed to get 9-11-19 and 11-12-19 without any ser ous opposition. They also got the bulk of 29-10-20 and 11-11-20 .at prices anging from the upset price of S7 to Jensen. This Morning's Sale The sale continued this morning and-ihe list was completed of the and the acknowledgments there was j maimng sections in the of Cardston.' Onlv seven. WPTP sold not a "sound. A dollar fold was given i but that.was nothing, .The next rais- j ed it to and another to The- Sons of England are out the following letter to the ent fraternal societies. of.-the; At a meeting. last night oi Lodge -Pride Aiberta" of the Sons of Trig laud Benefit Society, it. was decided TO inaugurate a Hospital' Sunday in but befqrj anything ds- Cardston. Only seven were and these went at.tihe upset, _, As is their privilege a number put That was coming near the limit and! in application parcels tW About a hundred "of these were put twenty-two miles north-east of Leth- W" offered. Mr. Hannan. I 12.50. A dealer took 13-11-20 about j With an effort 141 was bridge at ,an average of about differ-i by using 25 cent bids got came to pay a visit to Mr. Charle finite' was taken regarding what form T. Marsden this week. Mr. Marsden will leave for a foreign mission tomor row. Last evening a few friends of Mr C. T. Marsden gave him a pleasant surprise. Unawares.. they marched in- to the house and spent a very plea- sant evening in music, songs, recita- tions and reminiscences of the early days in Cardston. The friends also presented Mr. Marsden with three for missionary work. To show how the country is grow- ing- a comparison of the Customs re- ceipts will give one a fair Dur- ing the first three months of 1908 the receipts at the Cardston office were For the same three months of the present fiscal year the receipts amounted' to -nearly This is a sample of business in .most lines.- Come to the West and grow. day purchased _ the half section of land owned by Dr. Stacpoole just two miles south of Cardstou. The price is not stated, but it is understood .the sum was a good sized one. The opening of. the Lake Eesort caused many of the people of CarS- ston to take advantage of the rates offered by Messrs. Lee Sons. The fishing is good and the scenery is. un- excelled in the Province. Mr. Allen of the C. P. R. Exhibi- tion is .collecting some specimens of the grasses and grains in this local- ity for the purpose oi putting in the Fair. The office building of Messrs. Spen- 29-11-20 at an average of Then some more stuff on trip Milk River passed up. Throe sections in 12-21 from eighteen twenty-four miles north of the city' went at prices ranging from 37 to After going rapidly through some !at noon. Scattered sections all over the area were t up by am ofiered any advance on I of which wmt afc t ashed Mr. Moms.. But no response, all it should take, it was decided.to ask the other societies and orders of Letli- j bridge to co-operate with us to make off the sections on the Belly sections, auctioneer "144 once, 144 twice. Are you and after a pause, "sold" T0 I closed .one of the biggest bidding con- tests ever seen in land sales in Cana- da. Pandemonium was cut loose- Rounds of cheers greeted the success of ihe plucky merchant. ood erous arrests ando some of the works were closed-down. FOURTH ELEVATOR AT STAVELY, NOW Crops in Excellent Shape- Two Banks Handle Coin. this a success and a credit to the city. It was suggested to set a set a Saturday and Sunday apart, to be known as Hospital Saturday and Sunday, to have .collecting boxes dis- tributed throughout the city and to have a parade of the Societies and Orders interested on. the Sunday after noon. To have the several bands in Lethbridge accompany the parade and to have speeches by prominent citizens on subjects appropriate 'to the occasion. We would be glad if you will kind- ly bring this before your lodge for their consideration, event this proposition .being favorably received, would like you to appoint two delegates to meet others from dif- "it. Rrtcipi.jps when could be macle to .bring this to a suc- cessful issue. 'J Eiver south west and west of the ciiy A rancher took all thai wa? sold oi 11- 8-22, while Dr. 'Galbraith, J. J. White was competition for a many. Over Eight Hundred Sold Eighty-seven parcels were sold iJ. (this morning, making .eight hundred and forty-two parcels so far. The I sale will likely run to nine hundred or Mr. Hannan intends having the 'rhe w- .Kerr Co.' bought. petty surveyed at once ,and expects to I aumber of sections in -the Oliin di THIS SOUNDS GOOD SMALL STRIKE AT LUMBER Mi Li- Churches at Blairmore house for Cement Company Blairmore, July The .-Lee at' work at-Peter McLaren's .-.oil struck last week, !e IP- too small- pay. A few o' ;ue men. returned to-work on Monday, the places of the remainder having been filled for the most part. The heavens surely opened this af-. (High River Times.) F. E. F.- McKitrick, repre- senting The Lethbridge Her- ald, spent a few days in. town this week in behalf, of -what we consider the brightest daily published in Alberta. HANGED SECOND TIME Nashville, Tenn., Jciy blood flowing from his moutJi, and begging piteously, Marshall Lewis, colored., was led back onto the scaf- fold today and'hanged a second time after the- sheriff had made a bungling job of the first attempt to execute him. The rope of six feet had stretched so tliat the luftn's feet touch- ed the earth and he had tp be cut down. The second attempt was suc- cessful in breaking the condemned man's neck. have a small town on it in short or- der. The next parcel being 103.635 acres across the track, on the east and north i side was not put up .with the up-1 set. There were lots of bidders and! it wenf up by five dollar bids to by C. R. Daniel, president of the Al- .berta Securities. was offered but Mr. Daniel went a dollar better and goi it. .E.B.Tainter of Taber, got the north- east quarter at while Albert J. Whitney bid to get the remain- ing quarter. McNulty; Got Applause W.R.Virtue and E.B.Tainter -took turns with the quarters of 11-10-22, i trict, and also in 1, 2 and 3, range 12 near the boundary line south of Burdett. SHIPPING THIS YEAR'S ALFALFA Cbas. Kane is loading a car oi new alfalfa baled hay for Fernie, B. C., today. It was cut last week. He has an or- der for seven carloads and will fill it as rapidly as possible. about ten miles north-west- of the citv, DC.A CVA.. i HtAU tAAM. cer and Stoddard is being built. The j the downpour being tremen- brick work will be nearly completed this week and the premises ready for) occupancy the. latter part of'th month. Mr. -DeYoe Woolf has accepted the position of Assistant Principal in the Public School here. Mr. Woolf ha. been at High School 'since Christmas Previous to his attending High Shoo he was teaching here and made an excellent record In" that line. Mr. Golden Woolf has been engag- ed by Mr. Seymour Smith to assist in surveying part of the town of Card- ston. The many friends of Mrs. Zina Card wll -be pained to learn that she was taken ill yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock. She is somewhat better this morning. Mr. Wego Olsen returned from an extended trip to Utah, Idaho and California this week. While he had a pleasant time he is glad to be home again. Mr. D. E. Harris, Jr., manager of the H. S Allen Co. Ltd., is 'taking holiday. He to the Fair at Seattle before he returns to Card- ston. The Leavitt people are having a joyous time this afternoon. Tw0 bas- ket ball games and a dance this even- ing together with a lunch served by dous, the worst Jcnown for quite a considerable time. ilr. Kotertson, of the 41 meat mar ket, reports that his fine new resi- dence is Hearing completion. moves in at the end of this week. The coal output here continues to grow daily. Blairmore hears repeatedly of the progress of the 'Lethbridge tennis club. Should any member of that clut> read this will they kindly con- sider this a challenge to play Blair- more T. Ede, barrister, etc., is moving his office back on his lot and pro- poses to erect a fme store in its place. A. Nicholson has the contract The Rocky Mountain Cement Com- pany are calling for tenders to -build a warehouse 64 feet by 200 feet. A. Nichols is nraking' great head- way with Tom Cyr's large new board mg and stable. The Rev. Bott (church of England) s on a visit to the Pass and will hold services here at 3.30 p.m. in the mission hall. Rev. J. Sargent (Baptist church) s 'busily preparing for the opening of Off For Winnipeg On Monday The City Band goes to on Sunday night to enter the big contest at that city. The contest is divided into two classes, and is open to all bands in Western Canada and the Western States, Class A for the bands over twenty strong, and Class B under twenty. Our band will con- sist of thirty-two pieces and is there- fore in Class A, which will be com- peted for on Wednesday. The judge will be Mr. Paris Chambers, of Lon- don, England, who will be brought from New York espec ally for thii competition. The.bond has been working hard during the past few months in pre- paration for this event. Knowing the class of bands it will be up against. Each band has to play tho chosen test piece, "Sounds from Eng IN AUTO RACE TWO MEN KILLED Fatality at Annual Racing Event at I Montreal. PAPERS AT LETHBRIDGE Under the new regulations of the education the examina- tion papers of Standard V. will be read at Edmonton, Wetaskiwin, Cal- gary and Lethbridge. The staff starts work on Mondav (S peci al .to The Heral Stavely, July" .vih the crops in the Stavely'district Irst class. One farmer says t wheat is. heading: out. .Spring wheat is first class. E. McRac, miles north west of Stavely, has about acres of fall wheat which he consid- ers wiil yield thirty bushels to The acre anyway. Geo. Poison has 80 acres of fall wheat all headed out, and a good crop. All the spring wheat is excellent. There were never better prospects for spring The recent rains ensure a good crop. Wild prairie grass is a good average of. a foot high. Timothy is headed out and a good rank growth. Hay- ing will be -general in about two weeks. The soil is in fine condition for breaking and the outfits will keep at it for some weeks yet. It is estimat ed that there have already .been brok :n nearly a thousand acres within a radius of one mile of Stavely. G. R, Severson is building a 90000 iustiel elevator. This makes, the burth elevator besides two flat ware houses of about bushels) capac ty. Two more elevators will be built yet this season. One of the rreat West Elevator and Grain Co. nd another by Foster and Co., of] in the mine. It consisted of twelve pounds oi powder covered carefully with stones and rubbish to which a fuse was attached. When found this fuse was -Burning and had it net been discovered in a few moments the powder would have been sent off and an explosion, occurred which would have earned death and destruction to all in the mine. :Mr. McNeill, manager of the mine. states that twelve .pounds of bull dog- flameless powder was found 'in the mine near a wooden pick house four hundred feet from the bottom of the shaft. An unlighted squib used, by miners was found in the middle of the powder which was In a very wet condition. The powder was lightly covered with battice and' cloth and some sticfe of wood. Had- it been, ignited the greatest damage. to the mine would have .been the destruc- tion of the wooden topi housei Officials' admit that an explosion with disastrous results to the mine- could not. have, taken place. The most serious aspt-et .of the. incident had harm been intended, would been possible danger' to workmen in the mine. Glace Bay, N. .S., July from different collieries of the .Domin- ion .Goal Company show on the whole- over 200 more; miners "VrMng to- day" than yesterday.; The mines :in operation are 4, 5, 83 12 and 14. About 500 men are at work at 1'and the' same No. 5. The presence of troops had a quiet- ing ,effecfc. Soldiers were under, and squads were on duty at the gates and entrance of the collieries; but the strikers 'made no attempt to molest the men going to .work and there was .no clash, between the strikers and the inilitia all 'day. It is now !elt that the strike.will be.a-'waiting one- Every fire arm in the place has been .bought and is. being carried. The output of the mines was increas- ed today and Grand. Secretary Moffatt of the; P. W. A; declares. that the backbone of the strifcs is broken.. The soldiers and .strikers are on excel- lent terms. They had a football gaine this afternoon. TRAIN HELD UP BY HAIL STORNT to on Monday morning and in- J Lethbridge. The sites are already eludes J. W.- Brown, B.A., inspector surveyed and preparations made for the foundations. The Bank of Commerce and the D. A. McKerrachar, B. A., inspector, Miss Elder, M.A., Mac- leod, Miss Bennett, Lethbridge. C. W. Brown, B. A. Stirling, H. W. Brownlee, M A., Claresholm and K. P. Stewart, Pincher Creek, Montreal, July K. Bachelder ot Newport, Vermont, and J. Two- hey of Montreal, were killed at the second annual races of the Canadian Automobile club on the Blue Bonnets track this afternoon. Bachelder was driving a sixty horse power Stearns car in the ten mile open race for stock touring cars, Two hey acting as.his mechanic. On the eighth mile rounding into the back stretch BacheJder pulled out to pass Burman. What happened knows. The Stearns was dash into the fence, fly over the em- bankment and come to a stop forty yards beyond. The two occupants were thrown anto the air. When as- sistance arrived Twohey was found dead wiift his neck broken. Bachel- der was still breathing, but was hor- rjbly muUilated, one having torn out his bowels and another nobody seen to the new Baptist church built at thfpractically .forty pieces on Sunday cost of to be opened on parading at the banT- of this month. I room, K. of P. hall, at 3.30. A- con- Mr. Sutherland, the will follow on the square, and missionary, sets an excellent example 9 p.m. a second a piece of its own selection, and an hour's program. The new uniforms have arrived and knocked a great gash in Jus chest. have been issued to the men and the j He was placed in an ambulance and band will "have a full turn out of {rushed t0 the Royal Victoria Hospital concert will n the be but The jnst. car was the being property admitted, of Lorn ft Hale. His entry was refused last night but today when he secured the sen-ices of Bachelder who was a sci- ence graduate of McGill it was ac- cepted. Big Purchase Of Sheep J. A. Young is now the biggest sheep owner .in Alberta. He has pttr- ch'ased the seven thousand sheep be- longing to C. S. Crest and will move them immediately to the Bad Water Lake. Mr. Young owns over sheep. He reports that the clip this year is fine and he is looking for a 17c price, though no offers have yet been made. The wool is the best quality in years. Mr. Young has shown his faith in Alberta land, too, by buying heavily in the Chin Coulee district. Bank of have a-branch here. The latter has just opened up in a building erected by A. Brand. There will be a large acreage sown this season to fall wheat. Many are busy 'disking and working up their fields to take advantage of the .abun- dance of moisture now in the sail. Ajiiong tbo new buildings being Stub Train t0 Butte Compelled Stop Near Unable to See Great Falls, July arriving on ern "train about midnight last night" tell of a worse hailstorm than Butte- experienced on Saturday night. The- train had about reached Cascade- when the storm broke. Cascade.'is- a ".-third "of the way from Great palls- to Helena. First came the rain and" then the hail. The hail was not large af first, bnt it grew gradually larger and thicker until the engineer could not see a foot ahead of, his window. Then he pulled up and waited un- til the atmosphere cleared. show arected at Stavely are the new Ma- the fierceness of the storm it sonic flail on Railroad street, two Accessary to state that this occurred storeys, for a store and Jodge room; a new- hardware store to be opened up by Fred Ditto on restaurants on Dufferin avenue, a new printing office for the Stavely j over in broad daylight in the afternoon. The train was delayed some time, but the storm lifted and it proceeded. One -of the jokes of the passengers TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The Austrian EmbassyNat London announced the engagement of Prince Miguel, of Braganza. eldest son of Duko Michael, the Pretender, to the Portugese throne, to Miss Anira Stewart, daughter of Mrs. James Henry Smith, Xew York. Thomas Taggart, of French Lick Springs, Indiana, former member of he Democratic National committee, whose name was mentioned in testi- mony ptven by Ella Gingles, the 18- ear-oW Irish lacemaker, took the Standard, which commences publica tion on July 15th. The new Severson, elevator be adapted for storing formers' grain in special bins. Arrangements have been made so that the farmers can secure money at the local banks on his storage receipt and can sell to whom he likes when the market suits him. Their will be forty-eight b'ins of varying capacity from 700 bus to 2400 bus to suit any farmer who wishes to keep his grain in a special bin. The charges will be the regular charge allowed by the government regulations. This will help much in relieving the serious car relieving the serious car shortages. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS At Cobalt, John Shepard, colored, was found guilty of looting during the fire on Friday last, and was sen- tenced to three months' hard labor. ..The Railway Commission is advis- ed that Commissioner Mills' health witness stand yesterday at Clicagojis improving, lie is now in Ottawa or the purpose of clearing his name (after spending some weeks in tbo hos- pital Guelph. Judge Henry Smith was a passenger on -the train. He united in an opin- ion recently to the effect that an- accident was an accident and nqt a dispensation of Providence, whether the elements had something to do with it or not. It is believed the en- gineer did not know Judge Smith was on the train, or that he knew about the decision, but that he stopped in- the ..interest of safety and sent the trainmen out to flag anything that might be coming along. Coming down the canyon above- Helena, the passengers saw an en- gine Of a freight train in the river, indicating that the east side has had more severe times with the waters; and storms than the west side. In Elk Park a freight had been derail- ed and about a dozen cars were lying- over in the way of traffic. The com- pany officials had built a temporary- track around the wreck, so that the- passenger train was not delayed. f any connection with the case. Jam-is Murphy, suffering from