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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge DaOy Herald VOL. II. ALKEHTA, SATURDAY, 17, 1909. NO. 183. A 'S JOLLY DAY TO BRING UNIONS; TOGETHER j .Halifax.. N. .S., July j of Conciliation in the case.'.'brought I by the Nova Scotia Stpel' and Coal'i Company finished it's work tonight! after bang in session in Halifax three j days considering it? report. .There will be a minority and majority re- port. It is understood that a recom- mendation will be made that steps taken by. the D'-partment of La- j bor and the companies i-j bring the U. M. W. of A. and P. W. A. to- MAY ESTABLISH >'bibcEge; OF REGINA ALBERTA'S CAPITAL Baron's Celebration! Was a Great Success Bridge Across The Saskatchewan Completed (Special to the Herald) Barons, July Friday, July j Montreal, July is stated here on good authority, that Father J. C. j Sinnett, of will be the I first bishop of the diocese of Re- j gina, the creation OY which it is gen- erally ifiderstood wilt be decided up- on at the plenary council of Canadian RojEan Catholic bisrtops, shortly to be held in Quebec City. ATHABASCA ELECTION JUMPED JOES i St. Jumi, 2y. unique I newspaper aiiuktiou utiveiopea here late today when the four cny .report-j ers of the Standard, in a ------7----- following a series of events, which i ended today also in the city editor! Edmonton. Alta., 'July ex- 9 the last and best celebration of the "Ti T relations of the management and the morning the last spike m the Edmonton. elections take place, in-. Athabasca to- morrow, no word reci'iv- ed of nominations a week ago. ft is unn'ersHibd that the .candidates will bf former member. W. F. Bredin, of RUNAWAYS HEADING SOUTH point. series took place at Barons, the new-, staff Ir ;i sea oc- .Eddy, founder and leader of the Elevator And Bank Building Being Erected-New Stores Too slept last It was in the brush about four miles south of Strathcona and when found ing the fire was" still warm. This leads the police .to believe that they are close on the trail of the con- victs. be created-.. Mr. John Oliver, member for Delta and self-constituted leader of the opposition last session was not hi attendance. He' prefers it is said to work on independent lines. The indications are that owing to the length of service .and other qualifica- tions Mr. Stuart Henderson Mr. MacDonald's will Special to the Herald) cupied by without results. for Th, fire arms but Science denommation, tetire Blayney, July sidenee at Chestnut Hill. at her re- Elevator Co.y. According was in Blayney On represen- ts. E. Nor- of Tuesday. 'Uis t-> custom the anniversary passed company-has shipped from the nioun- without any particular observance tains' four hundred feet of i lumber and intend erecting elevators Blayney. Adjournment was then made to the ball park when Blayney lined up ag- ainst their old-time enemies of Elinor and administered defeat to the tune of The .battery for Ousley and Warnock; for Elinor, Har per and Stevens. The score tells nothing about the gtune, for it was close and exciting from beginning to end. Horse racing followed. The pony race was' won oy Alt1 roatt ponv Charlie Adams. The free-'i'or-all was won by Trixy Grey, ridden by Eex Lucha. The next andv the most important event of the day was .a -baby contest. Competition was .been, -there being no fewer than eight entries. Judgment was based search me. Ask the judge. First prize was won Jliss Mary Alexander, second by Miss Margaret Warnock. Then followed a beauty Contest. Krst prize was won by Miss A. Simp son. second by Miss Thea Johnson. For obvious-reasons we refrain from mentioning the names of those who "also ran" in this. The judge of these two contests was R, P. Bow- den, a really 'brave man as you will readily see. A grand ball in the evening was gives "in the new Union Bank and completed the christening of the fast- growing infant Barons. First prize for waltzing was won by Mr. Bud kelson and Miss Emma Mostad. revolver and fired into He reported that he had woimded three them 'and that the i-ijured' men NEW COMPANY MAY -of been dragged away. At the constabulary will attempt to de- port 'several -of the strike leaders who .have so far evaded arrest, but are klaown to have participated in the rioting. ACQUIRE LUNDBRECk MINE; j at Carmangay, Blayney, Nobles Monarch. He has" .-made aiTange- the-elevator here next iinents to week. Frank, July It is repeated that i the mine of the Breckenridge and TJie tOwn: is 'getting, lar-or. th Lund at Lundbreck is under option time' a hardware stor to a syndicate -of men 'who conieni- j plate reorganizing the concern reopening the-mine, .TWO METHODIST DIVINES NOTES ON.THE GAME AND THE DAY .It was e beastly Blay ney did to Harper, the imported slab from the Centrevilie aggrega- THE LATE REV. DR. T. E- WIL- LIAMS, OF MONTREAL i REV. W. H. SPARLING D.D. Transferred from .Grace Church Win- nipeg to Grace Church, Montreal MICHIGAN EDITORS WERE PLEASED WITH LETHBRIDGE The Michigan editors who recently strongly to us was the class of poo- foujld in parts of the artist tion; Mr. Hoy Lowe played the star game of the day. But then he needed the exercise. We will take made a tour of the west are enthus- jiastic over the country and their treatment during their trip. On return to Winnipeg on their home the members spoke very highly of their entertainment in Lethbridge. They are quoted as saying: "One of the most pleasant visits TO general stores, blacksmith f-hops and three lumber yards. The TTn4on .Bank ia nearly .comTj ed, and Mr. Thome, the manager, ex pects to be moved in this week. The crops titat were damaged b.> hail are coming up fine again, but will be rather late. The Blayney boys have organized a .baseball -team and are .ready to play games witfa any of the local villages. There is a very bad piece of road "three east of the town that ought to be fixed Before ;grain haul: ingttime. 'H-ibis is ndt looked after a great many farmers eest of here will haul to Diamond City. The townsite here is to be sold on the-21st inst. Quite a few of the homesteaders around who have faith in this part of the country arc an- xiously waiting to make some gviod buys in real estate in the new town. Mr. O. T. Lees, manager of the Town Lumber Co. here, spent Mon- day in- Lethbridge. One -half of the school section just east of the town brought per acre., Messrs. Gow. Lee and Thorn have formed a company, to be known as the Barons' Dray Co. and will at- tend promptly to ali eorders for iom- coal, etc. Mr. J. Nelson is figuring on dance hall to be built as soon aethe townsite is sold. which we made was that to a farm no chances again, jhome in Alberta, four miles from Those mothers with a baby in the j Lethbridge. We were there contest are to wear no hat The f- with a luncheon and were told thae judge's life must also 'be insured. Mr. O. T. Tees of the Crown Lum- are no finer people in the world them on the plains of Western' Cana- da. In the smallest towns which we visited we were "met by the most re- fined and most intelligent people, men and women who grew up in the towns and cities of the east and tffco removed to the west with the idea of Court Alberia- JSTo. Inaiepead- IND. FORESTERS ENGINES TO BLAME FOR FIRES Ottawa, Out., July rail- way commission has notified the for- estry- of the government that it will send an inspector to Brit- ish ..Columbia to look into the matter of the failure of the Great Northern Railway to use smoke Tie department has received a de- tailed, report from, .one of the .saw- mills of British Columbia which has kept tab on forest fires, and stated that every few days ..sparks from en- gines have started fires. the .pipe becoming coated with oil, and the crevices in.the rock becoming clogged. No use "whatever has been made of all .Hit? gas that has escaped during, these long years for it "is too far from any railway. be I The Dominion .government propose- j sending a of mezi down- the Ath abasca to cap: this well or plug it so GRAIN MARKET BULLISH be-no more GRAIN MARKbT BUL.LI5.M waste uselessly. j Winnipeg, Man., July gen-j A11 the way from there to here 'the' era! tendency of the trade gossip this j.cr.pps Even; five hundredt. morning was of bullish- north- of Macleod the wheat, Cables generally came lower, and oats three weeks were reports from in the good as the: excellent .crops" he. ing belts were discouraging. The mar-in0w finds in this, district; Somepeo- ket fluctuated a good deal and the j pig, who come, from the south: think trading was active. Options opened that" even Macleod is. too iar north, up strong at yesterday's closing or a; DUt such should fine crops .all little higher and closed at. or near [the through Alberta, right the high market.. up to at" The winter wheat harvest 'has'. been j "Peachy PrudeaV'' place; seventy further delayed by rain's. Damage miles north of Landing- to wheat in the shock is crops were MINER KILLED July Har- vey, mmer at the sulphate mines, near here, was killed., yesterday .by an. an explosion. loss to the by rains, 'though to no great extent is reported in 'the; bottom., lands of the Missouri and upper Mississippi rivers. ...Nearly all of the bottom crops pi St. Louis saved. Improved weather has started threshing in localities. EAGER TO GET SOUTHERN ALBERTA LANDS Rush at Lethbridge Land Office for T hirty Homesteads Near Bow Island. WATERWORKS FOR BLAIRMORE ter's store, who has conxluct- Agreement a ker's Notes Blairmore, July Lake sign d up the agreement witii the ill-age for the water works. Mr. ed his 'business in a very creditable Bsr- manner. The town loses an excellent citizen in Mr- Itenter, In error last week Frank Knight has tbe .contract-to build T. Ede's store, and not A. Nichols, as 'before When at Athabasca Landing Mr.. Pierce met a party- prospect- ors bound for two hundred miles up the Peel River, within two hundred miles of Dawson They had about fifteen tons of machinery and for, two years. They had a wirelees telegrapii apparatus to :lteep up communication; with the outside world] The government have five we.U-driU': ing outfits in Southern Alberta. Four of them are busy at work inow drill- ing for water in the new settTeme.its. The polity orthe is to drill only on road allowanoes and on school sections, as test, thereby determining the depth at set- tlers can get water. These are .not-; drilled-much over three hundred feet, though one well was drilled one thousand feet. They have usual- been" getting water between hundred an-d two They do not drill in where it is j possible to get water depths.- j TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS I Jos. Gcwer, q. seven year'pw'-ignf jwas at Hamilton, Dot. j Two men, Ryan and Peeples of jgraye, N. S., were drowned while ELECT OFFICERS wens of Edmonton, -government en- gineer, will be idown 'early next I_. i were glad to see they were doing. evening in everything on tbe tables was grown in the immediate vicinity. The meets ber Company managed the sports in Jon the table were produced ph the an excellent, mailer ami did much to Ifarm, the rolls were made from insure the success of tbe day. flour grown on the farm, and grojuid Mr, Thorn, manager of tbe Union Jin the local mills. The coal Bank very kindly acted as Treasurer j used in cooking the -food was and gave an air to thejmtoed there. We were totd that thpu- [sands of Americans were Socking into Southern Alberta, and we did not wonder at it. The strawberries which Earl Grey Would Have Resigned rhoVe show. If bad been judge of the Beauty we know what would -have happened. That tho newcomers to Barons are of the right sort was clearly shown. It is the people that make the town and there were London, July Grey yester day gave evidence in favor of propor- tional representation before the Koy- al Commission on electoral reform, j He mentioned that after Premier As- i quith's speech at St. Andrew's in j we picked were the largest we ever February, 1906 in his reply to depu- j tation that he (Grey) said to Sir Wil frid Laurier that if Premier Asquith were really going to bring forward a Of the country they said: "Wittv reference to the great agri- reform system basod on single many visitors from ''cultural country through whis-ii we from surrounrtine districts who deckU jhave travelled, all that "we can say is j transferable system, he ed that the business men of Baroni I that It has exceeded every eTpecta- jas so important that he would be were of tbe kind with whom they lik- tion. Tbe growing grain ed to deal. ;look better than.it does. We arc sorr- for one thing. there has been tc.) much were many who would have liked to [We--have heard tnat there has come but. not hear of the celcbra- lack of rain in parts tion in time. Come over any-way. {but this is by no tnie Soe the new town and buy a lot on katohewan and Alberta. July 21st. One thing that appealed uuk! not tempted to resign from ii if any- erulship of Canada, which he believe.'] rain, jthe most enviable billet in the ser- vice of the Crown, so that he could como back to England to -support Premier Asquith. The present sys- j tern, said Earl Grey, wes government very the people by caucus of parf.y: J. B. Davies, D. D., H.C.R., in the chair. A committee was appointed) to confer with the Sons of England j regarding the Jatter's proposed ho? p.ital Sunday. New members were initiated. The following officers were elected for the current term: Commissioned officers: 1 J. B. Davies, C. D. H. C. R. Dr. C. C. Cragg, Court Elective oflBcers: Chief J. Doyle. Vice Chief P. Kroning. Recording A. Moore. Financial ston. B. Maltby. C. Fife. Sr. E. Stewart, Jr. Lafontajne. Sr. Beadle-C, E. Kelly. Jr. J. Tompkins. The officers were installed by the D. D. H. C. R. The question of a proposed ex- cursion or picnic was deferred until of P; hall wifh I advice and treatment for her little crippled girl, Mike Rosaa tfaaking-oner Mr. Ben- Taft Favors Tariff Cut inentioped, Mr. Knight proposes to have a.n office, yards, etc., and go into the bniXdiag business very shocitly. Last month two new barbers came here and. opened a shop, putting a windmill barber .sign outside, which was stolen soon after, at which the Washington, D. July doubt as to where President Taft stands with regard to the downward revision of the tariff was removed to- day when a statement wag given out at the White House, setting forth in detail what the president had to say the other night toy seeing man try- ing to tear tlom the new sign. He walked -back to awaken his partner. who proceeded to dress, and each came out of the back entrance, one coming on each aide of the store. By the time they reached the front the 'j would-be thief became alarmed at the jnoise and vanished completely, leav- ing no trace- Being dark theytcould only make out his form, which was big stout. It is a dirty trick and the sooner the blackguard, who- may is the The boys are, like other people, try I Question otr' British trade the Canadian Daily is sending F. on'a .trier of investigation throughout the Do-, minion. .Carl Regenell, formerly pastor of the Swedish Lutheran church at Ke- nora, was today sentenced to one year in the Central Prison; Toronto for forgery, to which the prisoner pleads guilty. President Diaz of Mexico has an- nounced that he will ask Congress for permission to meet President Taft at El Paso and there is no doubt the request will be granted. At W..Va.f Claude Morat who three weeks ago. struck Thompson of Montreal, Quebec, on? the with a dirk, was convicted' of murder in the second degree sentenced to six years in the tiary." Frederick W. Diehin, Eddie accomplice in the Sovereign iBank robbery two years ago on be- tween Chatham and been arrested at Los Angeles be extradited. The was. in charge of a bank cleric who carried %T v u.n Liy x% to the twenty-three Republican mem-i ing to make a living, and such gnp' bers of Congreas who called to protest, try low-down tricks should be be- the. ifhile against putting raw materials on the free list. President Taft in this statement dictated in the third person, declares that the republican party is committed to a downward revision, that he has never had any other iden of the Chicago platform and that the next meeting which will be held personally has promised a downward on Thursday evening, July 29th. revision to the people. noatb the notice of anyone calling themselves men. SETTLERS ARRIVING One car to Stirling for H. Wester- green, of Whitewater, N., Dakota. One car to Stirling for Jonn Kam- orson, of Whitewater, N. D. One Car to Stirling for 'E. J. Fau- cett, Osgoodo, Ont. the at- Diehin switched the is now do- ing time. Hon. Lemieux may go to London .ii September to con- fer with ;the Impartial to the proposed Atlantic cable the question of cmbfe rates botwe-jn tht Mo- ther Country and the over-seas Do- minion. ;