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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta ThursdayJuly MOVING BACK SIR WILFRID FRENCH P a t r i olic Sentiments to Manitoba Fellow- Country men Ste Anne De Beaupre, July 13. Sir Wilfrid Laurier was among his -fellow-countrymen, the French-Cana- dians of Manitoba, this afternoon, when the little French town of Ste. him a royal reception. Over people met him at the railway station and when he stepped from the train he was made the cen- tre of a large procession. Some of Sir Wilfrid's" admirers had driven as many as forty miles into the town to shake him iy the hand. Everywhere there were evidences of great admiration and appreciation ft i- FINE AT. PORTLAND Poreland, Oregon, July 14. Pire .broke out In the Old 'Exposition .buiidtog at one -o'clock this morning and near- ly one million dollars damage was done. Seven blocks have 'burned and the Angelus ho- tel, a five story ''structiure, 5s threatened. At least six- are known to he dead. 4. ATTEMPTED TO Accident Saved Orangemen From a Terrible Disaster not only of Sir Wilfrid's statesman- ship but of the, fact that a represent- ative of the French-Canadian race had done so much to mould the na- tion of Canada. Sir Wilfrid had a stirring message for his countrymen, whom he ad- dressed in their mother tongue. He said that for them and his .own na- tive language he bad always a ten-dear THE NEXT POINT C.N.R Will Start To Come Here This Fall prominent contractor who is in the city iaronned, the .Herald this morning that he has received a. let- ter from the Canadian-Northern Rail- way asking him if he will-take a contract -for the grading of that com- pany 's.line .south from Calgary. The letter states, that if a competent con- tractor can be-found they will com nwace their'line south this fall for toe purpose of giving work to 'home- steaders and others -orho require it. BE KEPT HERE Order of CP.R Affect- ing Lethbridge has Been Cancelled The line: evidently referred to' is r, 10 for which, the C.N.R. has had U Julo IS.-Orangemea who its bonds guaranteed, and leaves the had been celebrating the.tweUth at Caniley, Que., just escaped disaster at -the hands of aa unknown enemy. -Five hundred of them aad their Iriends were on the Gatineau 'train ,had it not been that' there was -an hour's delay at Bluesea Lake, on the i rails cleated to the ties, with the very aatenikm of wreck- ing the train. The track has been doctored in the same manner f0r a distance of tirirty feet- and it took some time to remove the -obstruction. The. spot chosen by the wreckers was rock cut into which .enough light penetrated to reveal tibe ganger the-engineer. Had it mot 'been for'lhe accident to the engine wMch enabled the -haouc-ar lo precede it cm its way the ranks of tbe Orangemen would re been badly Depleted to-day." j The-ordier, instructing C.P. R. passenger engineers on the Crow that on- and] after July thej would be required to run from.Mediciae Hat and Maeleod and and to Mac- leod and back, cutting out as ihe passen- ger division, terminal, .has been countermanded. Irt the. engineer's bulletin ,ibook at the shops here, the telegram announcing the change was yesterday marked and, the following order posted. "Cancel any instructions re change in run- ning ..passenger, engines crews out of Leth-bridg-e. Leave matter as it is until I'rtrtner advised." Signed: -R. A; PYiIS'E, Master- Mechanic.-Calgary." 4. JUNCTION ATKIPP Work Has Commen- ced-Will Straighten the Route Kipp, July work has now been commenced to move the Car- mangay Junction back to its original location. Messrs. Fuller Brothers have the contract for doing the grad- ing still necessary on., this piece of work. They will employ a dozen or more teams and push, forward as quickly as possible gang to get on. The mo.ving hack of this portion of the line" further east, as, was originally planned, will, im- prove the curve at the and do away with an awkward. bend about a mile- up. 'the line, besides j the .The e back at Kipp Odessa, July on a-..burning steamer, 106 men, women and children perished near Klireson, Jm the Black Sea, according to .despatches rece ived here to- day. The passenger steamer, 1-ovki, crashed into.the steam, er ;Wompoa and foundered. Her ;boilers exploded. Manitoba is the Great eat Sufferer on the BOTHA SOLID IN SOUTH AFRICA Programme Is Received with Enthusiasm And Sincerity Johannesburg, July 13. Premier speaking in English his programme. in Winnipeg, July in issuing ils regular monthly crop report, today, summarizes' the orbp" situation 'in. foP .lows: "This report, wiiile heavvneafeige in- many 'sections it all, so pessimistic as grain bulls "would' like 'tovihsis't.' to Affair at Swan Lake Had Fatal Result Yesterday Swam JLake, Man., July ly, of the victims of the shoot ing fray here on election night, died shortly after midnight, and the charge of murder -will be .preferred against Fred Bowlerwell, who is provincial jail, Wiani- will be remembered that Rosfcelly seeking liquor entered the room' of Bowlerwell and being told TOas none for him a row follow-, ed, RoskeUv" toeing ejected by Bowler-i FOREST FIRES Government has Men at Work ib Stop TRAIN CREW WAS INJURED Collision At Roddick Was Not As Serious As Reported 'Roddick, Sask., .July 13. The Prince Albert express nearing this point on the C.N.R., collided with a light engine in a head-on collision on curve. Engineer John Shuttle- mostly 'British. His utterances .created ar' most favorable :It was. a: triumph for Ms 'personality.; Botha" was met with a reception" both, enthusiastic and sin- cere and was. cheered in a manner that proves -that racialism is almost dead, and among .the.mass-' would hot surviye were not employed end. In respect, to if it for.. -political education: he' was RANCHER SE'L'LS OUT Medicine Hat. July Ross ihas sold his outfit to parties from the Red Deer country and is taking iis for A itiip to the OH -Country. la; is understood that -the consideration was Mr. Ross has made a great success of the ranching .busines. Only seven years ago he was a sfreep herder and now he is ia a position to take things com- paratively easy .for' the rest life. BITTEN BY A RATTLESNAKE Wm. Waddell, a CLP.TL section hand, was yesterday .bitten bv a rath Bosfcelly enraged, returned with one Peters, and together they burst} jinto the room, apparently intent on jbtatlag Bowlerwell, who finding the I odds a-gainst him, secured a revolver. In tare meantime a room-mate of Hos- telry's named Kilbourae, sought to pacify the invaders. Bowlcrwsll tfthe melee shot Rosfcelly, fatally as it turned out. Peters was -shot in the thigh .and Kilbourne had his arm (Special to'the Fernie, B.C., .July dry windy weather has resulted in several bush fires breaking out along the railways. A fire is- burning at Mor- and although seriously ill, will likely recover. He was picking up spikes beside tfce track when he of Bowl-erwell was expressed and le was asked to permit t-he removal of Ros- but he not rissey on the wesij side of the Elk, and two fires near" Michel, are caus- ing trouble to keep them in check. There is also a fire near Wardner. The government ihave large gangs of men fighting and arc helped by Com- panies whose property is threatened. den in the grass and evidently coiled ready to strike. He was rushed to Bow Island and reached there in less than eight minutes, which, fact, prob- s accounts for his life being sav- ed. He was attended to bv Dr. Pat- PROVINCE PAYS JLAtW. INTEREST Big Sum Had To Be Paid Out Of Provincial Exchequer Edmonton, July Sif- ton issued an order this mornimg for payment oi the first instal- ment of interest on A. G. W. bonds. The payment was due June 30, but since the railway defaulted the government had to assume liabil- ity, j This liability means that the gov ernment must pay interes annually on 5 per cent- bonds, whil they only receive 3-A per cent, o annually from the banks for the money. The money was paid to the Morgan, house in London. mitted to arrest. y consented, but d later quietly sub- Both Roskelly and Bowlerwell had the reputation of he- ing ugly to1 handle when intoxicated and it is understood they both, were under the influence of liquor at the time. Peters acted as scrutineer at A 4- 4- ARE til midnight last night. He is re- ported this morning to be living and still in a precarious condition, al- though the doctors have every confi- dence in pulling him through. The unfortunate man is a brother of A. Waddell, formerly associated with Aid. King in the Golden West Realty Co. The C.P.R. injury report received here this morning has the tail of the S rattler attached, signifying that Wad- j dell's companions made sure that-the 'reptile would bite no one else. SHORT. K. C., INJURED Edmonton, .July. mix-up occurred here this morning when iWm. Short, K. C., of the fir mof Short, Cross Biggar, was seriously injured and his fa-m- [y suffered severe injuries, when Mr. MADNSELL, THE ONLY ONE NAMED Maeleod liberals Will Hold Nomination Con- vention Maeleod, July HARVESTING Maeleod, July Blood Indians on the lower reserve have begun harvest- ing with seven binders at work. The crop is light here elsewhere in the reserve is much iheavler. V a. worth, of the express, and his fire- man, Prank Leonard, each broke a leg and received-other injuries., in. jumping and are now in the Prince Albert Hospital. It appears that the- freight had orders, to cross the ex- press at Roddick, but finding the siding too short to accommodate the entire train, the engine was cut off and started up the track to flag the express, but came on the latter un- expectedly on a curve, where the view is short. Both engineers shut off steam, jammed brakes and jumped. The light engine .also re- versed and after the trains came to- jgether with a smart impact, the light engine started to back slowly to the depot, where it collided with its own train. The passengers, none of whom were seriously injured, and the injured express engine crew were sent to Prince Albert in box cars. Engineer Shuttleworth had only been at work a week after a nine months' lay-up from derailing at Hanley, when he was caught under his own engine. checked .somewhat on Hertzogisnubut reasonable people are satisfied with his statement: The .general view is' that Free State, (Orange River Col- ony) will in this fall into line .when the provincial council is elected. Durban despatches say the speech" is regarded in .Natal .as. magnificent and an imperial deliverance. BothaS prom d the union gov- .Manitoba- and: mbre especially Manitoba has-' suffered and "taken as whole, more than :half..a crbp.v Judgin- V-a number of reports to ten; -A'it safe f'to' place the of..the as an Thislrou'ghlyi'. includes the country the main line of the. CaiiadSutt Southern Manitoba better.afford such, lo section of the as been no general crop failure since 188S. 'aiers ernment is redeem them. LEAVCS FliFTEEN CHl'LDiREN July; Em- ily, aged 83 years-and the father, of children, is dead. Fifteen of .his children survive him. Southern Saskatchewan has snf- :'ered less than expected, fcut Soirth- era .Alberta may be'counted on as almost -a-total loss. Central Sas-katchewan hate one of the finest crops in. their ihistory. The province has the largest area, m wheat. Northern Alberta, speaking, generally, has a good crop. Judging from these' reports, witfe anything like favora'blfe weather fronx r on, it would ibe.safe.to-count cm at least to bu- .The oat crop -will Be5- PUT LID ON ONTiA-RilO MURDERER WAS HANGED Waitby. juiy McLaugh- lin was hanged this morning for the murder of his wife and two children at Uxbridge on October 29, 1909. convention of !acieod riding has been called to be held in Mae- leod on Saturday, July 23rd, for the purpose of selecting a Liberal candi- date in the forthcoming election to fill the vacancy caused bv th LAURIER OPENS ST. ANDREWS LOCK CREEK MAN A VICE .PRESIDENT Ked July Alberta -Firemen in convention here elected tnese officers: Hon. president, R. B. Bennett, K.C.. M.P.P.. hon. first vice- president, Mayor R. R. Calgary; hon. second vice-president. Dr. Warnock, M.P.P.. Pincher Creek: hon. third vice-president, H. H. Gaetz, Red Deer. President, Chief Smart, Calgary: first vice president, Chief Meyers. Red Deer; second vice-pres- ident, Chief Kent, Lacombe; third vice-president. Chief Tucker, Pincher Creek; secretary treasurer. Assistant Chief Findlay, Medicine Hat. train, crashed overturned. into a pole and was DOUKHOBORS ARE OFF AGAIN The only name mentioned for the nomination is that of E. M. Maunsell, the well known rancher. Robert Patterson, the- farmers' candidate, is alreadv in the field. July Wilfrid Laurier spent this morning quietly here resting after a good time at St. Anne's picnic yesterday. This aftep- MEN REFUSE PROPOSITION C.N.R. Management Made Concession Of Ten Hour Day ford, superintendent of repairs of the C.N.R., has "issued a wage schedule against the striking car shop men. The men state that the schedules are Helena, July lid. is on and on to stay. Gambling, prize fighting and violations of the wine room law will not be tolerated." Governor Edwin L. Norris and At- torney-General Albert J. Galen. This statement followed the ad- dressing of a letter to county of- ficials, and was provoked by reports that "layout" gambling was in pro- t and the barley crop generally unsatisfactorily, .but speaking. broad.- jly 'the flax, crop .is a' success in the- district where the largest areas have- 'been sown. West will -not harvest a Jumper crop. this., rear, _ibut she will have enough for -bread and seed'-with a tab amount for export; will -be 'high.: It-.is interesting to note how many reports stress is laid on the fact that where careful farming has ,been done the crop is good in spite of light rain falls; PORTiUGESE BOMBARDED PIRATES WiHO RETALIATED Hong Kong, July Portugese gunboat company operating troops today ibombarded the pirat settlement on the Island of Colo' destroying ,the houses (and many natives. ..The Chinese retaliat- ed iby storming and capturing the Por- tugese military post. Portugese re- gress in Meaderville, Walkerville and inforcements were sent to the scene.. on the flats near Butte. Friday, "July from Macio- 8, Attorney-General Galen notified County Attorney Walker, of Butte, of the reports being -received. The following day Governor Morris di- rected the attorney-general -to advise county officials that the law must be enforced. t I County attorneys and sheriffs of Montana are threatened with sum- mary from office by Gover- nor Edwin L. Norris, if they fail to rigidly enforce the laws against ganTb ling, slot machines, wine rooms, and Prize fights. Not alone must the laws be enforced, but these officials must make speedy and careful inves- tigations to learn if they are being violated. This is the first time BOY WAS IN A PE.RILOUS award thev have rejected. The onlv noon he proceeded to St. Andrew's IT5 is tnp ten-hour OrU- ha frirmolK- L U-U 1IOUT Gay U HIGH Lost evening a runaway that might i-ave terminated in a very serious ac- occurred on CourtJand street i A horse, hitched to the Terrlll Floral POSITION {ceremony. lock which he formally opened. asked fQ was accompanied by Hon. William Pugsley. minister of public works; Hon. George P. Graham, minister of railways and canals, and other prom- inent men. Hundreds of citizens of Winnipeg, went out to witness the The tmen claim there is age inl accepting these tne nis- has taken such an outright and determin- ed stand against evils which have been reported to exist. And the po- sition he takes is heartily endorsed AT Af Tl n [0 me rernii Floral rew Of Them Start Of s new dehver> took 3t" vi____ In Adam and Eve Costume Kamsack, July 13.-Word is re- cived that some Doukhobors cut oose this morning at Veregin, Sask., sinaH village 30 miles west of Kara About thirty of them, it is al- eged discarded their clothes and urned the lot together with a con- iderable sum of money. The police have gone to the scene of trouble. ,at some paper blown by the A small boy was in the rig at the time and was jerked from -the narrow seat onto the cross bar .the shafts where he .'hung on for Hfe and death. The horse careened madly down tne street, kicking .the meanwhile and narrowly missing the little fellow's head as the heels flew in the air. The horse was finally stopped -by J." H. Bawdea's timely assistance and the boy was dragged from his peril- ous position very much scared and rather badly scratched about the legs. The new lock was completed sev- eral weeks ago and has 'been In op- eration -but the formal opening- was delayed until the arrival of the Pre- mier this month. It, is an immense work, having cost and greatly facilitates water communication be- tween this city and the great water system of the North. Sir Wilfrid has dwelt with peculiar emphasis on the importance of transportation in his western addresses and tw Is 'Keenly interested in works twhich lead to the improvement of traffic condition., but he realizes that water carriage will furnish the key tb cheap transportation in the prairie provinces and on that account he has spoken with enthusiasm over the St. An- drew's project remain out until better wages are of- fered. The striking tradesmen are. probably encouraged in their attitude by the large amount of work offering in all building trades, as they can' profitably employ superfluous time. DR. STEWART ELECTED j A DIRECTOR Edmonton, July annual meeting of the Alberta Dental ASSO- ciation, was held in the city .Mon- day. Representatives wore present from Medicine Hat, Calgary, Leth- bridge. Wetaskiwin and Edmonton. The following officers were elected for rhe ensuing year: A. D. Callum, Cal- gary. E. Jamieson, Edmonton. F. Wbjttaker. Ed- monton. G. Hoare, Wetaskt- and will Iby Attorner-General Albert J. Gal- en-. and J. S. Stewart, Lethbridge. WALTER TURNER MUST STAND TRIAL Result Of the Accidental Shooting At Medicine Hat Medicine Hat, July 13. Albert Hobbs, who shot and killed Walter Turner on Saturday through fool- ishly pointing a loaded pistol at him, has been committed for trial by Magistrate Kealy on a charge of manslaughter. NO POWER TO Alberta Government Cannot Interfere With Fight Views Edmonton, July Attorney- General's has decided' that no departmental action can be taken in the matter of stopping the exhibition of prize fight pictures IE this province, for the reason that there is no legislation in force in the province authorizing such action on the part of the government, or pro- viding any means for dealing with a matter of this nature. The depart- ment is prepared whenever possible to enforce existing legislation, but m this instance an order-in-couneil woizld not meet the case. PUGSLEY AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, July Wm. pu-s- Jey today visited and Inspected the city power plant in the course of construction. BUILDING PERMITS Larson, Manson and Waldon dwelling, King, John Taylor, alterations to house and garage, Courtland. Kynock Mdntyre, shack, Burdett, W. H. MaJion, hotelkeeper, at Port Stanley was fined for selling on Sunday, ;