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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta IV. Lethbridge Daily Herald Moifiay, July 17, 1911. Number 181 FOND HOPESA UST OFTHEMAGRATH SAYS THE TORIES TURNED ON C.N.R. f Pincher Creek Hopes it May Build a Rail- road INTO THAT TOWN Other News From This Prosperous District; Dandy Crops (Special to tlte HerilU) Julv ol .consttructibn work-.' 'on -the .Beaver Creek Kootenay Al- lerla road tbert is a dearth In the [John Wall, Bulte, 'Mout.: ij of ntHi. .iftcclmg the railn-n 1 Brookena and bospiU-J situation here f Whateiei the results. John Launch (no location KNOWN DEAD i In the Fires Which De- vastated Porcupine District Toronto, following list of dend to date Is contained-in a press despatch from Porcupine last night. To them must be aililed William Wll son. Dlddlo Dipro arid Mike Kuhen- Bteln. The'known dead I o date are: AT THE WEST, Weiss, wife and child, York Angus Burtand mid wife, Cobiilt; Dun- FAVOR REDISTRIBUTION ___ i ____________ Before General Election Dominion Member Wants Voice the People on Reciprocity Talks About the Coronation Alter a quick voyage on his return No on Reciprocity of in rural connmii from the Coronation, festivities C. A j Memnsc oi the coining stbsion of Hits, liti si id Ihc farmers -u Magrath, M.I'., returned yesterday morning accompanied by his son, C. j the Dominion House Mi Manilla'not in of ueiprotiU I lunc isud tint he would HII nit litic foi ti Itltu in potkl nou fiom one I ueeU bcipre running lei i and uhu ib the MUUIIU of a tanner H..Magrath. Mr. Wagrath will remain piophtsicn a Uioil bission ML Assointion in it he sits, Stic in tlic city fora week, jip lUituil is Hit 'o it', meaning opposition lo th told the1 Herald representative', "the feiused to make ain'pitl lint ht, it ife people after seeing Llib -king." In an interview he staled that he j had hcen much impressed wiili the can 'McQueen, Scotland; J.. Rennic. H visitor, Edinburgh, Scotland; R. I. Welsh, Cache Bay; John McLaughlln, VenaioUa; William King, Kik citj daho; Angus McLtouald, Turner St., Ottawa; John D. Bpterre, Coronation ceremonies nil through, and said that tp the average man there was something especially thrill- ing about it in that it was a line: Toronto; j lesson of the democracy of the-JJrit: ish people 'living under a momirchial: fornv of government.. "H was. a oi 0 tulbirt s recent spasmodic McLeod Glencoe Mills Uler it to Ihe West accompanied bj the j Henmngei btotia J W trms prt-sidcnl of ihe Alberta Pacific, mm Phoenix ArU William McLean Ilic in the public ippear to he treat- itig the natter with quiet indiffer encc. feeling may bi said to correctly descnw their at- titude .with respect': to the lastnam- ed company's of securing Calgary J. H. Paulln. Montoorf; John Orr'and. W. B. iMacita. laborers, not known; A. J. Ryan, 50 Church street, subsidy1 from, the 'Dominion flovern- tmnt 1 here and along the proposed routi appirenth lost the list of confidence in the promoters behind the scheme Now that reported purchase of the Alberta. Pacific charter by ihe -I .1. H-ill svstem'has to all pi hecn exploded as a canard icmaiiiing; hope for railwaj con nection tlif town and surround ing settlements lies in the Canadian Northern p future extensions in this and is said to be in the Dome shaft. AT THE land; Fritz Manse, ho location; Nor- man Whatmough, aludent; Toronto Thomas John King, 'Copper Cliff; Chaa. Jawksou, colored, PU'tsftirg; Archer Johnson, Sudbury; -H. Sullhan London Bog Stanfei maage 'Melbourne Australia, Tack Ta) lor, student Toronto J Alhod AT PORCUPINE rew YulFl; Torch to brb- direction" In this connection it ther in Butfe Mont Joe Fh nn vBrW bridge; 'Joe Cookeimoutb er, not known. One unidentified man, a visitor who ran across the D.orrie property mention that the depart- nit.nl of railways at Ottawa rcccntl) lolfiled that the C N R Ime applied to that depart- ment for approval of their route plans running south, and west from Ca! par) While-all; these-tedious delays, are lack setting this section of Southein Vlhcrta for lack of direct transpor- tation lacihties work- is going stead Ih on m the conjunction of the Beaver Creek branch of the Kootenar A. and bj til that cin be learned, the road ,in, question will be conplfted at the specified tune, iemher Cropt Never-Looked Better Following tht, two hottest this px pcntnced during the present, itn electrical stor prevailed here on afternoon While the stoim v as accompanied bt rain alone in town, the coimtrj in lh is hit the Canadian representatives of iOth parties of parliament partici paled in the ceremonj with the ut- most of good will and good ieeling xisling between them for ail ecogni7td that tliej were icpresenta ol component parts of a great inijdom n hose ereigit thoj ere jalherert logtlher to honoi u. s. NAVY TO USE CANADA COAL Seattle Jul> mined in Canada will bejjiven a thorough trial by the United States navy in an at tempt to find a substitute for Atlinlfc eosBt coal for-use on warships on the Pacific. Advices 'tonbis effect were received here todu fiom the naw U e par tm eh t. The naiy testg of Pacific coast coal statement oilier linn lint IK hid not uUl ind without ,i doub chanjert llifc mind is to whit tht people should gncn a chine lit thought of llu, (.cnciil fulmg in to pisi on it II is n question affect ing (jvcry Canadian, and there is ni other wav to settle it 'Salisfactoril; Hxcept.by getting the voice of th people on it. When 1 was in OUii wa on my way home I heard scvera rumor the probable da'tc of a 1 am certain in my ow mind iluu il will come this fall Some say that it jvill he held befor this next Govurnor-Oencral, the Duk of Con naught, arrives, about the mid die of September. This mav bo 3 little rarlv; hut 1 Uiink.it will he tin main question considered at the ,ses sion just opening... I1.have heard thai the Conservatives would oppose a re the election. This is not so, as they themselves wish t redisjtihution. If there is a redislri tuition liei basclPon Uie lale census, and as all reports arc expect- ed shape shortly after Sep- tember first, it should not take long to get tho bill It may' be jihnli the cleclinn will not he bald til Octobti, hut I inj sure that it v-11 come tint Unit ind il is going to he one of ihe most exciting elec- tions ever held in'Canada. "If UJCM rcdislnlmtion oi the conshtuencips, mil ihc Medicine Hit conMituencj bp aftecled Mr Mi- will be reBiimed M when the crulaei West Virginia flngship of the second diMSion of ilie Pacmc Heel Hill go lo Aancotfter B C to take on 100 tons of Nnnaimo and South Wellington coal The cruiser Colorado "ill take on 800 tons each of Wllkesbaire Carbon and Tacoma Trading Cflftl at Seattle and Taeoma hunkers All thttie fuels be tested as to caloric residue1 of ash and clinker and steaming ridjus several days of actual fiteaming.vto teat each' of the three grades' of: coal carried -by each vessel, ships will probably be en- gaged -work month nnd a half. PAT BURNS SELLS FOR Calgary, July Burns, the millionaire cattle man of Calgary, and associates, have sold the First Thought gold mine at Orient. Wash, for Yes, jq more tlidii prob'ible that this constituency will bu divid- ed In fact (heir beturcn and ilioustnil people in th) Vedicmc Hit ndmgi and the) are ontjLied Jo If i divjyou inkfs place it will likeh be dnideil north and south (lie east being Ihe-iMcdicine Hat and tho urst tlic I ethbridge constituency Mr Magi ith made no mention as to which district be..would; represent in ekcilon but ft stems to be the general opinion among'the Conserva- tives of ihc tin that ht stind oi the Lcthbridge1 constituency DISASTROCS FIRE AT BARONS; LOCAL BRIGADE SUMMONED DAKOTAS ARE DROWNED IN ALL BURNT UP Statement of the Presi- dent of The O. W. Kerr Co. 0 Kur fetneral of the well-known real estate firm of! O. W Ken Co doing business all over the portions of'Canada', and. the United States, arrived In tlie city this morning fi-om Minneapolis.. Mr. Kerr is en route for a pleasure Van- couver, Seaitle, Portland and other Pacific coast cities, aiid will resume his journey after a three visit in this cily and district. Speaking lo a Herald, reporter this morning the general manager .express ed himself as being highly.1-- pleased IRRIGATION RESERVOIR Sad Death of Young En-ff- 1 ish man at Experi- mental Farm COULDN'T SWIM vtith the general conditions through- out Western Canada, and although.he fiad not investigated the, crops' in Southern Alberta yet so very closely lie gratified to find everyone- so optimistic over the .prospects for his yeai Ftcijibing In North and South aaid -Mr. Kerr, "is practic- illj All burnt up The crops will be i total failure with the exception of L the eastern parts of'the itites Conditions in Minnesota arc belter, bill and.Illinois be corn crop baa been to pme extent by the., drought.' Asked as lo tbe attitude of the teople in the. Stales in 'regards'.to He Went in Bathing and Got Beyond His Depth Bedded in the mud, under .seretftl icet of water, the boch Hugh Nor- maii, a j oung Englishman just nionthb out from bngland, uas found late tcstcrdai afternoon in res- ort ou of tht irrigation canal on the I vperimriit.il I urn, two miles east of the Diounmg, due possibly Mr. Owena said: Miit iecipiocil% jn the, in Cities, nd I am almost sure that it will pass n the Seuaie Politicians ne loudlj ,ecl irmg thai it would spell disaster o Mie f u mere but the average" Intel' gent firmer is Us adopj lo his inability to swim, the cause of Ihc fatal occurrence put m end to a joung life just en- tering manhood. 'Ihc uctnn of the drowning left him buildings about ten o'clock in the morning after doing the necessary motimig work about the and when dmnci time came he I ailed to put in an appearance 1 his was the first inlirralion the other employees of the farm had rthat he After waiting for some time -they out in seaieh for him, and finding his clothes on the bank of the reser- concluded that the worst had He remarked that since last March uappmcd Superintendent ..cthbridge had taken great Blrtdet .head which re With bumper ciops 'and "Vcd" 'foclh biniighL to a succasiful issuci outhein nhoiild prosper aa has never done -before. ,We. look or to increase from now concluded-Mr.-Kerr. poitert On afteinoon at about tnrt'e o'clock when it hid again bp-tomt warm another t'un acr storm with 1 Hie or no Jit-n ns brokp snddeiU the and hail fell for upwtirdh of fi c 11 n-ulcs but at the time of writing utoini arpn is unknown to jotr ror TVS londcnt Quickh subsiding the storm vas followed bj Ihe prcuout w nrm weathi-r (Continued on pupe accepting the, plans 'of .the-Can-adtan Northern. Construction commenced on the new abbatoir and new packing bouse for Gordon, Ironsides and Fares. Tbe plant will include eieht buildings and will be the eat bcit.ween Calgary .and The estimated cost' is two "hiimlred thousand dollars. Five hundred'thou-fland .bricki have been ordered -for buildings. MOSQUITOS PUT STOP TO RAILWAY WORK tbe Herald) Ifl.-r-The prevalence of mosquitoes dlong the K.ootena% rn er, cause! bj the continued wet wea ither-of'last month .has. caused cessa- 'tioft of work in aome places al0115; the gride of the Koolemy Central Rail- Ma? In .one -instance .somp just brought in fiom the prairie hart been peslfreii M thr pernicious mos- qmtoci throughout the night thai when were led to the river brink for a dniiV thr mouiing they broke from thp mm plung- ing into tho. rner, some of them were drowned bffore ihei could be rpsciicd Soi ,r of the men woiMng on the itiftm linr alvo deserted their drivH out'by the little pfsti. The present hot weather will soon Some time morning be tween the boms' of two and three o clock fire broke out in the stable belonging to .Dr. Wai win at Barons, nghi. In fiont of the lumber jard of the Crown Lumber Co.. When dis- covered about three o'clock" the barn in gelling H Onclei rontrol 'I hero much damage Meanwhile the, flames liau a good start on Uie sheds of tlic lumber yards. The i warehouse was a tofiil wreck so thaf every effort wont to save the lumber. Fear was expressed that a wind worUl spring up which sticmded n getting it quenched be loie foiii o clou' I he nigmc. ronlin- ned to pump U1I o'clock when the wlibllv. out; and no fur- tbn dinner wis aupuent Thy people of .Uarons were very "1 U'orld snritiir m> which w onlrl mpin in fljmes ami the whole pop ila i 'mint 101 then ilticii.nl liclp .mil ..caned endeavor ef' J J L 1 Tf SrP nM.m.llno.dorlogeUhe out lo gne account ot tho htk of fne protMtion ._ p ,t account ot the hck of fne protection however, very little 'he accom- plished and the flames spread quick big luc, engine io [iiunp w itcr on this s but nine; lumhe H irons fmtd to tht i strong wind half ;i mile from, ihe fire, put a stop lo them work will: saved at all It would require the: e'er- be continued to completion. vices of experienced fire fighters tbe necessan apparatus so Mr Ten sen, secretary treasurer, telephoned lo Lcthbridge about .4.30 asking-.the fire department here if they could send aid. Chief Hardie men took the chemical from Xo. 1 ly to Ihe warehouse of. .Tenaei hardware mprdynla which i mined hitch adjoined tho burning building The warehouse was soon' in .flam'ea, and it looked us .though Ihe whole'j scene town would go. Fortunately if .was slougj a.calm night and there waa nothing a stream of water turned on which to fan the flames. All the farmers living in tbe Imttfedlate, vicinity of Ihs were ''called out but hi spile of all their efforts the fire couM not he got. .under control without out- side help- If the town wag to ;be HAD NEVER LEFT NEW YORK CITY New York, July four years' hunt for Charles Tyndell by'the New York police, hai Just ended'with his here, on a charge..of grand lar- ceny. Tyndell U accused of'ctoallrig from H firm of steamship by whom he WHR employed as KConfidential clerk. he_waa (ndfcted. lie disappeHred, and w.s thotuht to hive gone to1 England, where a.vigilant MHiiTh'.was inMtltuted tor him. Tyndell' told the police'wlien here (hit be litrt oV out of New Tort iince, lefl his fireball and the C. P. R." qufckty made up a special of a box car, a flat car and the cabo'oae, rushJng the. to the at once The special arrired in .Barons about: fix o'clock and found the warehouse mat all hope of urlng, with the fire spread to the yanls of the Crown f.umlier Co., and hardware build- ing In front of the warehouse also in flnnieE. The firemen turned nttenlion to Ibc store and stond ofi H nl it not been piles BLIOIC be cfl [lle11 is llUle (fmlhi be bad the HIP con- tlnt Illc ol Ulirons uoultl Is OIlh a hue beui pr.icticalh wipid ofl the could cause further 'hl In l spread. Will, the bis engine on the ihrlllse about Uvcnty "linutM lictorfi laid fron, a had tllc j in pi iU about two o clock Tbe loss was a heavy- one and will be I eenh lelt in town liki Barons. 'The Crpw'ii-'.: Lumber Co. weru the IICT.M lostis sec tion of tluu Jim losses are estimated as.follows Crown Lunib'er USJOOO, tially insured. Jensen Mros. 11 aril ware warehouse, JG.OOO, no insurance. Or. Walwin, stable, WRECKED Tourist Tram Travelling Between Germany and Switzerland Mullholbaden, Germany, July 17 An express (.rain on the road running from Basil. Switzerlnnri, to- Frank- fort .on the Mnln. was derailed while entering the station here today. Bight pateengers were killed, oth- ers werfl and twenty slightly Injured.: A firit lecond and two cars A, relief-train with phyilcfani wu 'rom Hdsll. This train carries many 'oreign tourists. par- MRNS COLUMBUS SUMMER RESORT Columbus Ohio, Julv Set en Idnigb TS luch lioiist d pltice-i of nsement, were destroyed Jand about p( ifeons were tluonii into panic tonight bj a fire in Olentang1. P.nk, summtr resort Tlie fire- swent district extended over an area about Ilic of a block Tbe end of the cil} Serial persons were injured in the pinic, but it is ed nin lariluies icsultcd Dciectuc wii inn in out of the buildings is bc- the the n lines ind causing them to spread w ith git it it pidiU I lined to hue been the ihlc m i In i il iceiling NEW LIBERAL NOMINEE Ricbibucto B Tnl> Leger has been as the ijiboral candidate B. lion: J. E.'0. he Blanc, the. present member from poli tics nnmeihateh notified am! ne calj- ed Lett been in Can- aria for a short time, a little over fiie monthfc, coming here from Shep- ton Mallet .Son erscfslnre Fng For a short time he had worked at CiHatknii, southeast of thr citv, go- ing from there to tbe Farm, he piottd himself ati industrious and popular fellow with his fellow em- ployees V uteul oi his m the cltv, Charles Orlirige with whom he came here from Hit Old Countrv was iiott- fieri and iiiunHiateK ciblerf the boy'i parcnl.s a? to-the disposition .'.otAtte: remains. TRAIN TORE OUT THE WHOLE END OF DEPOT (.Special to the. Macleod, Vlt i Julj IT Mtindn morning the end of bt t I'H siuion badU wreck i luniwn trim crashing into is tpjmw the fire ihc building dun composed of hern gi en and the Mounted Police i fioipbt cirs, passenntr and _a ale making in as th( j dt id being shunted in fue Ins nppparancp of bring oi inr inlf, abou the station and were mceniinrt origin j put On the itottli gcr _ fack vbout tuelve o'clnrk-, one of j which his been recnith and the farmers fiom the surrounding i this tiack nn a grade the train countn ms to hiui i nnrt bj time' ft some piles of lumber irom theiunehed the station it had gaurad con section of tliL piles of liimbnr-capsized on him anil jrolce his kg just itliove the uiklc le was qiiFckly attended by a physi- cian on the spot, and re- moved to" Uie doctor's speed. The s and the tion it rtid of fhn protec- for riiiinirsg' on" the ond of tlie track is. that llu--: rails arc turned up but Ibis train at A could not be stopped b} this and the passenger car which on the end wns forced up on Uie plat form through the end oC the station building and into the gentlemen wait ing room, tearing out the whole end ot the building and'injuring two men who were in the room waiting for the next tram Some idra ol the speed at which the cars-were travelling and the force Iht-j contained can be gath- ered when it is said that the whole station and platforms surrounding were moved off their foundations about eight inches The accident happened about four (t clock in fhe morning and bj twelve all HIP wriLfupe well cleared up and In- Mondnv evenrfmr' end; of (be station and platforms will ill rebuilt. ;