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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lctbbridge, Alberta. Monday, July 15, 1912 Number 182 WESLEY CHURCH HAS BEEN SOLD Capitalists Buy Third Avenue Corner BUILD NEW CHURCH Methodists AVill Erect a Very Costly and Large Edifice One.ef-t'he biggest def ts this year in .'Inside property put through todsy ,ln the of. 1 Wesley Methodis; 'uhiirch for to 3 Winnipeg syndi- .cate. The deal which wsa put through Messrs. Dowsley t Mulhern, of 'this city, comprises five lots on Red- jpath Street, having depth of one hundred feet. The church have the (privilege of continuing to occupy the ipnmlses until th.y.are move I'inta their new quarters. The of the old "Wesley church tmeans much in the future develop- jment ot Third Avsnue as a business centre and.lt il that follow- ing the nreieat sale some Tory large deals will be announced shortly. Leth bridge certainly 6tt the eye ot a gi igantir, stnde forward. The sale o church the culmination nr to the pufchaserg some flftewi days ago, and jit only-'oh Saturday that op. was up. A new Chsjrch plans of Wellay church .ire to Immediately begia the erection of handsome modera up-to-date edi- fice, hiring; a seating capacity ,of Is l.BOO at a. cost of about JllW.OOOXThe ot the new building uot but it is almost a certainty that li will be immediately south the Y.M.C A. in Ihe residen- tial district. The truatees of the chnrcu are making elaborate prepar- ations and no lime hav- ing the new ehurcn erected. The mus. leal services of the new- I church will he enhanced gieatly by I the erection.'of.a'handsbme Cassavant organ and there will be ac i commodation for a choir of fifty I voices. .For jome time past the work coaches, the smoker, and. Pullmans and a baggageman- plunged into the embankment ahead and land- ed; in Passengers were uninjured bj the "bruises and cuts, the -force ot jthe'faH being re duced to practical.1} nothing the Crater and mud o'f the Men and women flcrtmbled through the coach doorVand 'iy.indowB and walked to saietj through, mud and water Shortly Rafter landed in the swamp one ofcthe acetvlene tanks sors office and sent to the city cletRT gas caught fire, office for correction, so that What- spreading to Flames ever oniii is attached for the mistakes with the clerks in these oftjces It.was -learned that the leaving of'a nuinber.pt the names of? the-bylaw arose from over R WRIST CRANKING AUTO Vancouver, B.C., July A James, former fleneraf manager of the C. N. R.-who reached here a few days ago from Winnipeg Is laid up at the hotel Vancouver with a broken The accid- nt occurred while he was cranking the engine of an automobile, and was -due to hit failure to adjust the timer. UDGMENT LEADERS 16 TO BE 'AP-Z PEALED Washington, July Mitch- ell will be-setenced- Wednesday for contempt ol court m connection, ju his part in'the violation of ah injunc- tion m the Bucks and range bojcolt case His attornejs present a written waiver of his rign't to he present when sentence is im- posed, Mitchell is on a lecture tour, Sam- uel Gompers and Frank Morrison oE the American Federation of Labor, Lonvicted vith Mitchell, have t been sentenced ,to a year and six months respectively. The case of all three men will be appealed. their second convic- t on The supreme court over turned the first. v CALGARY'S LOSS SAID TO BE THREE QUARTERS OF MILLION Calgary, July contraadors involved In the which haa aiirred the oily government to Hi may compelled to tear up of bad ittfewalk and curbing and It to apeolflcatlona, glat a aUtenient given out by city teflcitor D. 9, M of fat. Tht council Invettigatlng committee the ditmiaaal'of city engineer J. T. Child with other laxity In admlnliirirtion. now probing Into the poaalbllity of city recovering for Imperfect work. t k Eatimatta of.the IOH auttained vary, but few put it under 000. Tht aolfcltor that at all the under heavy ,thc city, if can replacu the bad and curbing and charge It agalnvt threat if carried' out, will, mean financial ruin for-a number of the A of tho ft who took, large have holding conault- ationi engineer, but there to be no of t ntoft nrlsua agalnat outelde that of uvc of cheap rtiateriil, that they tkfmped on the concrete work, eliminating aa.muiih at fifteen cubic per lineal foot of curb, at cord ing to the rrport of an expert employed work. GRAIN MAN'S CROP PREDICTION July Carruthers of Carruthers and comtwnj, who was in Toronto at the week end has just made an extended tour of th- West that there is every likeli hood of a crop of 'bushels snd that even a prolonged dry spell would not hurt the -crop much. spread to the" other coaches the fought them v-hilfl standing deep in mud an officials Two heavy freighti were track before the Oriental Limited iv as due and officials saj the trains may 'damaged the roadbed al rpadj weakened bj exceuire rains RICHARDSON-TO ;RUN FOR COMMONS SEAT Winnipeg, July L ex-M P, of the Winnipeg accept- ed the nomination'of the inde- pendents in: MacDbnald, for the Common8. HAULTAIN TO GOON BENCH ONE OF Hlfi OWN NEWSPAPERS GIVES CURRENCY. TO THE REPORT July Standard, a Haultnin organ, that the rumor persists-that. Hon. F. ,W. G. HauiUIn, leader of the opposition will not take his seat in the hew Isglslature. It is believed thsi will be tltvited to the position of Chief Justice of the Supreme court on th'e retirement; of Chief Justice Wetmore or be placed at the head of the new Cgyrt of King's Bench to be "created. CALGARY'S MILLIONAIRES 'Pat Burns, R. B. Bennett, Dr. -J. Clarke, O. Gi Deven- W R. Hull, George Lane, Sen- ator Lougheed, John Lineham, John Sharplei, T J S. Skinner, A. J. W J. Treglllui, Henry Thoi. Underwood and Walker, are .rated as Calgary's mitlionalrt by the the Calgary News Telegram. j RECTOR WITHOUT CONGREGATION EXTRAORD'NARY CONDITION OF AFFAIRS EXISTS IN AN Cherry Creek Becomes a Torrent and Devastates a Portion of the Colorado Are Homeless-Many Lives May Have Been Lost Deiner, G'olo., hundred men, Cornell and children are homeless. A number of deaths arc rumored and a million and a half dollars of properly is: in ruins here today a result of a cloud burst which resulted in the overflow shallow of Cherry Creek, through this city, from 10 o'clock until .midnight last night. The big city auditorium" today is. a refuge camp. At dawn five the homeless were gathered and are being fed by rive children from six mouths7 toVaiM years old, whose parents may have >een lost, are in the care of a police matron. ilayor Arnold orgauizedCre? lef parties at to begin tbe search of the course of the flood uhicli is a trail of wreckage and other deons heaped in the cm rent of the South Platte river. Reports along the coutse of Cherrj early tocte} indicates an dug- mentation of the loas in he outlying.district. l Had it not been for a, "v arning ounded over the telephone from an .nknown source to the city hall just efore the crest of the lie could not have escaped eath Scores fled In their night lotb.es That many were caught July 15 An extraordinary condition- of, affairs exists m "Molten, i Somerset Ullags where the chuich Rev Jos Sorrel the rector who is 80 years of age came ago but the., church goers a dislike for him and ceased to come to the church ndV, months soul-'hasfattended the services. ,The consequence hag been that there j are no funds for upkeep The T'ojyJen gate of the church yard IE rotting "and held "closed a piece of rope, the grass has been overgro'wn bj the is neglect ed and the tombEtoncB. are all lost, hidden by rank vegetable grow th There are -twenty one1' services 'each week whicb the' aged rector scrupous- ly keeps. At lewst twice a day he rings the church bell' Kimsell! one else do it, and whether or j not anyone services are held. Sometimes a stranger in the village goes to the church and then though :-the" congregation is cpmppset of only-: one person, the rector -de Ivers a. sermon as 'though the church was crowded As there is no org he starts the .hymns., himself. The rector lives In the rectory ab solutely alone. n the flood while sleepingjjuthft.gftn- ral belief. The crest of the cloud receeded by a storm with i wind ve'l city of 48 miles a-n hour at esterday afternoon About 9.30 o'clock last night the ot earning ot the comingf vflootl reached the city ball and Mayor Arn- old. Within thirty minutes ft wart of many feet high'cams.'upoVi the city from Cherry 'Crete, which flowr, through the Country Club grounds passlag within fi.e blocks of the city county eouu, out to the South Platte, miles distant. It. ripped but Concrete that confined it for. destroyed bridges, and hundreds of jmall dwellings, drKIng the occupants fromIheir homes.or. to the roofs from i they M ere ret cued bj members of the police and fire departments Reaching the Union Station the tor- rent spread three feet in the jard, putting locomotne fires out, marooning several hundred passengers and closing the citv to incoming or outgoing train service In half: an lour miles of tramway lines put out of while newer un- dermined, bioke and flooded Capital Hill, the aristocratic section of the.- ;itj Hundreds of spectators cut off fronju. retreat by the flood before they real- zed their danger the volunteers who drove into pood and carried them ashore Wagon alter nagon was driven into the flood to return again and again with women and children m drench- ed flight dresses Those who insist-? ed on waving effects "were dragged from their homes V s (Continued on MAYOR HATCH'S NOVEL WOULD OPEN THE LOCAL BUSINESS IMPORTANT CHANGES I HAVE BEEN MADE The citj council meats afternoon and while there j tomorrow no'titivich THOUSAND LIVES LOST IN MEXICAN DISASTER LORIMER LOSES SENATE SEAT ILLINOIS SENATOR WAS ELECTCD BY CORRUPT METHODS AND PRACTICES Wiihlngtcn, July a yott af 55 to 28 the United Sennte LorimtTf the junior senator from IIHnoIi, and declared title to. his Invalid. The end of long fiflht oust the Senator afttr tix days of prolanjcd in Senator Larimer himielf had occupied the floor for" thrtc Mitionf, making an Impat. defence of hit election, The final vote waa upon the reao lutfon offered by Luke Lea, tor from Tenntaaee, declaring thi Lorlmer election by lltlnoie In 1W9 invalid. The adoption of Lea car- ried with It the wnirtv'a verdict that "corrupt methodt and ticea were im ployed In tlon kt. x b' Cloudbursts and Floods Devastate the Country Mexico City, July of cloudbursts and which again destroyed .several thriving; cities and exacted a toll of hundreds of lives in thelalate of Guamajado were received li'tnig city last night.. The advices declare that the cities of Salamanca nfl Celftva havo been1 wiped off the of victims cannot until the angry waters lave subsided. The.flrsl. of the series of cloudbursts and floods, .which have stricken the wealthy state of Guamajado, occur- severs! weeKs ago, when a large part of the capital was washed away 1 hundred peons who were insble'; to reach places of safety. A few ago the bottom agak' roppcd out of the and quicl cohered the ot Santiago if eplh of metres The natuial a lets became clogged and within y piac CANADA'S -NAVAL! POLICY London, July Fab er, M.P., who is shortly going to visit Canada' and1 who-will lunch with" Premier, Borden on Friday, speaking at Kingsclere said-he believed thai would bo found that the Canadian of- fer was to every other for air trim clad and Zealand would do ttfe utterance has given pod comment decision has been in hour nothing could be seen little cities but the anfi The houses, covered with terror out ps generally ren, who spends her UMB believed ing at a magic "cnstif miming with (he spirits UPn catted is charged with killing spirits the woman Of hints as to how to the Ul. on the program there is consldeiabje speculation as to anv action will be taken on the chaigcs made bj Aid Adams The mavor is understood to be an- xious for a full imestigdtion, but strong pressure lias been brought-vto bear on lum not to press for it on the giounds (hat it only bring undesirable publicity without doing any good As an alternate to an investigation there is a probability that the mayor orgaimc a "seeing Letbbndge municipally" to which businessmen be muted There has been a lot of reorganization this year and the civic plants and posses- sions are nun m such shape that the business men could get more of an insight into cnic management m an hour by seeing them than thev could in a month bv hearing; a sample of (lie changes marie the civic stables afford a'good illus- tration ions to the prebpnt ar- rangement the citv of Incn stable the management of the horses caused a ot" .dtlaj, nction, and loss Then evcryf de lartment claimed its own crj otliCial his else was allowed to tunes horses remained foi a or two idlr while work in other flepaiIntents io that hy which was delayed the team for lack- claimed horses. If the city assessor didn't use iho horse designated as his it hod to stond idle No other could lake it out, no matter _how' much lie needed it If a. horse belong- ing to a team went lame the horses were laid off It is easy to" imagine the loss and the ruction v suiting from such a Mstem. Under the hverv stable system, the lf man m charge gnes out the horses as" the> are needed and there is no fui-i ther loss of time and an end has beeri1 put to friction A man taking a horse out has to iign out and in much the same as a railway trainman and if the nor.se formerly belonging lo one oilicial is in by noon and been- driven too much it is put into other' service in the afternoon. The sjstenv- atizing of tins department alone has renamed many grievances and is ing the citv hundreds of dollars Capital and current accounts ares kept and the auditors are in a post-1 lion to make an intelligent; a short time% Other departments along similar lines and the mayor is liaung independent and audits made so that any one can3 little trouble, get ar full and in- telligent conception of the manage- ment and position of cuic affairs. It is thought if the business men could make .he rounds, and we all this and hate the astern explained remote many misapprehen- BIG SUBSIDY FOR C. P. R. PART OF NAVAL POLICY Montreal, July is made here by people quite neir the Ottiwi joverntritnt thit the military and navsl policy of the Borden government will oe divided into tnree purts i nt will consist In subsidizing the C. P. R at the rate of t million a yssr and thst company will build number of very rapid steamtrs able to croil the Atlantic In four days and which In time of war can be turned Into very effective cruisers The second will feund In making the Kingston rtllltafy school the finest In Anwrlca, uates being attached to the British army and finally Mriee of dry docks sufficient for wsrships of large sin to bt built at points of the Atlantic'and ;