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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL LETHB K iUQE, ALT A., SATURDAY, JULY It, ISO'S. NO. 184 ERICKSON BACK TO THE CROW THE CAPITAL SURVEYORS AT WORK AT Report Abort ForaerC.P.R. ChaBges Cnuibrook, July Herald says: There are several rumors float- ing abjut just now regarding changes of ofUciuls on the C. P. R. It is said that Superintend oat Brownlee, who is now iu charge of affairs at Calgary New Conservative Organizer Edmonton, July is now un- derstood that Mr. Harold G. Brun- ton, of Kdmonton, has been chosen provincial organizer of the Conservative party iu Allxjr- fca. Mr. Brunion whoso father was cr prqminent Conservative at one time in York County, Ontario, has for some time taken a warm inter- htib in politics; he is a fine platform speaker and the party is fortunate in securing the services of a man as ac- tive and zealous as he. Sowe ob- [ectiou was made to his appointment however, by a number of Calgary Conservatives who thought the cen- tral organization should have been as general superintendent "will take] left at Calgary, that position permanently, and that Mr. Price will be removed. Mr. Ohud- leigh, who is .now acting superintend- ent at Cranbrook, is said to be book ed for a superintendeucy" at a divis- ional point on the prairie. Mr. Jame- son, who is now superintendent, at Winnipeg, is said to be arranging to leave the service, entirely', arid Mr. Erickson- ia to come back "to Gran brook, us sup2nnteridenV-of the Crow. These- rumors, that are floating around, and no to know what .will actually take place. tho Cabinet are spending a largo part of the summer travelling in the southern and central portions of the Province, acquainting themselves at first hand with conditions there, Pro Rutherford on his return from CHAMPIONSHIP OF NATIONS Frank H. Sherman the well known labor man, Vice President of the Un- ited Mine Workers has spending several days: in Edmonton on mat- ters of business; The opening of the New University Classes ic one of Pub- lic J3chools is lookekl forward to with, a great deal of -.interest. About 50 students have expressed thoir Inten- tion to enroll, and it is undoubted that they will do earnest work dur- ing their first term. Provincial pride in the University will cause a close attention to the work of the lirst students and their careers after gra- duatiour Not to be Decided at the Olympic Games in London, July British.Olym" concluded not to decide the championship .of the na- tions -competing-in the Olympic gQmes held in London this year'.and the decision applied, to the sports now going-on -at the stadium.' The original idea; was .offer a'tro phy for 'the "the greatest number .of. points-...'in all games; (hose the stadium and those played at'Various clubs, such as the Tennis at Queen's Club and'the rifle matches at the .diffi- culty of arriving at an equitable me the points was so groat that the idea has been drop- ped. The committee worked out several schemes, but each was open to so many objections on account of un fairness "to one" nation or another, and the attempt to reach a fair basi? having been found .impossible the "British Olympic Association, had Ho .decide reluctantly not to offer tro- phys of any kind excepting the gold, silver and bronze medals in each com petition. The statement concluded as fol- newspapers of the differ ent will have to decide the matter to' their' own satisfaction probably more ...than- .any other nation Have cause for complaint if we to ..award a chanipionship. The distance to thr United States is great and the Amer- icans were not expected to have as many entries as the United Kingdom in some events such as pipeon shoot ing and lawn tennis.' Americans rep resented, therefore ii points wore awarded for every event the Kingdom would have a walkover." The attendance- today was ever smallcd than yesterday. There psob obly will be a reduction in the pric of admission the. end of week to induce Londiners to Jill th stands. It is generally understood here that although the Arts Class of the Uni- versity lias been- naturally opened first, pertaining to Agricul- ture are to be'ma.Ie -.a strong fea- ture Institution. Prem- ier who has taken such live interest in its establishment, is well known, kept this aim to the that in a pro- -vince such -as Alberta, agriculture jiiust always of paramount interest, and that an agricultural -course is as desirable for the farm- ing class as the Arts course for the -'professional. tho Quebec Tercentenary will spend some time in the south. Hon. Mr, Jross and Hon. Mr. Fin lay a few days ago returned from a fortnight's trip in the south and today left for Camrose, Daysland, and llardisty. Hon. Mr. Pushing, Minister of Pub- lic Works, also left Edmonton this week and will spend several weeks in 'the south enquiring directly "into matters in connection with his de- partment coming in con tact with the people. This opportunity is given to "people throughout the province to come di rectly in touch with members o the government, who are surrounded by ho red tape and are as easily ap proachabto on these tours as the; are at their offices in Edmonton. In this grievances or requests may b brought directly by the people to Ito attention of their leading represehta tives. The delegation of lum ber men who went to Ottawa to in tcrvicw thj Federal authorities re turned home yesterdaj' with the sa- isfaetpry promise that the Dominion government., will this session make an- appropriation "forx the storage booms needed to save, logs in the Saskatch- ewan river from being carried away by the spring freshets. This spring the losses sustained by these lumber- men, Messrs. Walters, Fraser and GLEICHEN TO GET FRENCH COLONY Bay Railroad to be Uodertakc! Without Way Mormon Church Established Winnipeg, MaiVv; July Scott, of Saskatchewan, passed through the city'last night returning from'Ottawa to RejoinL. Along with Hon. J. A. treas- urer, Mr. Scott "went to Ottawa to press for railway '.extensions to Hud- son Bay. Seen by a Free Press re- porter and the success of the-jnission.v-Mr; -Steott said "It was highly- successful and satisfactory as a whole. The Hudson Bay road is an immediate.certainty and I am de-lighted as .1 jthiak every person in the West What we have, striven und' during the past twenty last definite- ly in sight. .The.iiiimc'iliatei' construc- tion of this road pressingly and earnestly :desired 'by everybody in In the provincial ;elwtion campaign of 1905 ws pledgee! Yourselves distinct- ly to spare no .efforts to induce the Dominion government to provide a railway to the...b'ajrVat once." "In a very few days Hon. Mr. Gra- ham will have parties on the ground choosing, the location of the line to Chttictiiir. So far as Sas- Gleichen, Jaly Call hws the following very Interesting items this week: Rev. Father J. A. W. Osgood, D. Chaket and Louis Kou of ifontreat, Quebec, spent Jton day and Tuesday looking ovor the land and crops of this vicinity arH decided to takji up a township sections or acres, on which they will settle a colony of French Canadian fanners from Que- bec. The township is 12 miles north east of Gleichen. A NEW TOWN E. A. Wyndham was in town iron- day and statog that a party of sur- veyors are cross-sectioning for _ th.? proposed railway line'' between Leth- bridgc and Calgary, south of Glei- chen. They have already worked town announcing that the Gleichen Public School trustees will apply to the government for power to borrow the sum of for the purposu of erecting a new school house In Gleichen, unless poll is for within 15 days from the date of the notice, which is July 8tU. A CHURCH The Later Day fam- iliarly known as week organized a church at Gleichen with a fair membership. In many places the Latter Day Saints have been unmercifully persecuted in at- tempting to organize churches, but it was not so in this town. Indeed every other church in Gleichen w.i well represented by members at the Saints meetings. This fact surely speaks well for the liberality of th LEE SHARPE QMS HIS FATHER through his ranch, but he was sue- i cessful in inducing them to leave the stakes out of his grain crops until after he has cut his grain. Mr. Wynd j ham is considering the advisability of having his townsite surveyed into lots this fall and has decided to call the new town "Wyndham." Here's success to the city of "Wyndham" and its owner. Desertion from the Ranks of the Touring Religious Fanatics people of this place as far as the free dom of thought in religious matter are concerned. Naturally, many here were a little curious to some- thing of this strange sect, and, per- haps, their greatest surprise was to see that so many of our test farm- ers were members of the Latter Day WANT SCHOOL. Notices have been posted around Saints Church. So far it would seen that the new organization will have no need to fear any inter ference whatever and they will be al- lowed to worship in their own man- ner to their heart's content. BiiiRcarth, Man., July Ad- amites arrived here today and have camped four miles south of the Ire- land farm. They are quiet and or- derly singing hymns as usual at the farm houses enroute. Two of the young men have desert- ed, one being Lee Sharpe, son of the leader. The party now consists of five adults and five children. After crossing the Assinaboine at Fort El- lice, they had considerable difficulty in getting out of the valley, having to attach a rope to the axle and all hands haul. Notwithstanding the difficulties and wet weather the party is cheerful and Ja'mes Sharpe is stiil of the opinion that the Doukhobors will receive him as Christ, but if they do not they will know that his faith is misplaced and he -will return to the States. OPIUM DEALERS PROTEST is concerned doubt Clark, were very Juigc. Over 000 feet of limber were lost this spring. .In future ail logs will be I whether any possibh- announcement could be made .-.oniony subject th'at would be a degree of satisfaction equaiiia that which will held iu the storage booms and only be created by the" fntellignnce of the taken down to the mills as required. immediate building of the Hudson Bay railway." A large number of Ednionl.onmns hsve profited by the excursion to the Quebec Tercentenary and Winnipeg Exhibition .to .spend their summer holidays at these .points. the best, charts, '_ of. the .city _ -'The Twin Cities will be "well repre- p'oliee and Police no- seated at the annual meeting of ?the Rifle Association thrs week. Messrs: George Reid, Pearce McLean, Spence, McDonald and CafmichaeV have gone south to take part in the Practice shooting on the local rifle range has been enter- ed .with zest notwithstanding the at- tacks-of mosquitoes. Returning to the capital for brief intervals, the various members of thing has been learned of the C.P.R. pensioner, John Tlanbt, who disap- peared from his boarding house here ,oii July 3rd. He was a bachelor aged 70 years' who came to.'Edmonton from _ the East only three month? ago. There have been some rumors of foul play, based only upon his of a. gold wntch valued at ?20G, a valuable chain and some moncj-. The... police discredit this theory however! HON. FIELDING But Ottawa Government Shows Sympathy No VERDICT OF INQUEST No Blame Attached to Anybody But a Word of Caution Given LETHBR1DGEAS A LABOR CENTRE A WAITRESS .TV TV -TTll Ivl-JtJkJ Girl Refusal To Go To Circus With Young FellowrWhoE Had Been Keep- ing Company With Her Finance Mmister Ridicules the Conservative Prophet Ottawa, July the Senate to- day Sir Mackenzie Bowell moved for papers concerning the suppression of the opium traffic. Mr. Scott stated that two commun- ications had been received. One was from tlie Hon. Fred Peters of British Columbia" who said that the Chinese merchants thought it a hardi ship if they were not allowed to get rid of their stocks of opium they had on hand and that it would be a hard- ship to deprive users of the drug al' at once and that deaths would result. Mr. Mclnries solicitor of certain merchants, wrote offering to put up security if the merchants were al- lowed six months to dispose of their stocks. Senator Scott stated that he had brought, the matter before the coun- cil but had found no inclination to allow the six ..months period. The inquest into the death of Fred Rush was continued yesterday after- noon anil a verdict given. A large number of witnesses were examined, including Dr. Mewburn, F. St. 0. Farran, Win. Bertram, D. G. McKay. W. A. Campbell, Clyde Gunn, Dan Macmilhui and Gunn. Nothing sensational outside of the facts al- ready published was elicited. The verdict brought in read as fol- That Fred Rush met his death on 4. 08, about 1.30 p, m. in o.n excavation hear Pier No 23 on the C.P.R. right of way, by suffocation while trying to save the lives of Geo. Anderson and W. Camp bell. RIDER We aro of the opinion that if or- dinary precautions had taken the chances of this accident would have considerably lessened. Recognized by the Depart- ment of Labor at Ottawa London, July U. S. ha protested the tug of war. Greec and Germany. withdrew from this contest and the first pull was between the. American and the second toam of the United Kingdom. The protest was made on the ground that the United Kingdom team were-prepared slices. Th-a successful construction of the bridge. Hon. Geo. E. Footer moved the an- nual resolution cotule'mning the finan cm! adminialratiMi of the government. He dilated in a vein on the growing expenditure, charged ex- travagance and rr.ify declared that the obligations entered into by the government during the present ses sio totalled and general- ly made out that Canada was on the verge of dreadful things if the pres- c-aV: government remained in. power. Hon. W. S. Fielding but ALL THE SUGAR HAS BEEN SOLD Wonderful Record Raymond Factory Orders For Ten Cars of Sugar Cannot Be Filled -Thos. S. liar old, the retiring sec- retary of the Trades and Labor Coun eil, has been appointed.correspondent at L-ethbrJdge'for'-the.Labor. Gajette The choice is a good one as Mr. Ha- rold is competent nian and thor- oughly acquainted with industrial conditions. Up to the present the Labor Ga- zette, which is published by the De- partment of Labor at Ottawa, has I had correspondents in Alberta 'only at Edsicp.ton and Calgary but Hon. Senator BeVeber succeeded in. con- vincing the Minister that Lethbridge was a more important industrial cen tro than either of these places and consequently a correspondent has here. It will be STr. Harold's duty to furnish the De- partment with a monthly report of labor in this city and district and also to keep the department inform- ed on all strikes or lockouts arising in the district and to prepare stat istical information on rates cf wag- es, industrial accidents, changes in wages, etc. He will also be expect- ed to keep the department specially informed on the mining and agricul- tural development in this district. Raymond, July this week presents some Rustler figures The police knew that he worked for, the C. P. R. on the section under Foreman Nelson and sometimes stayed at Olsen's when Mr. Olsen was away being regarded as a trusty mitn. When he came there about throe o'clock in the morning he was cov- ered witVf dirt as if he hacl been hid- ing in 4he ditches or in a culvort and had a rock in his pocket. This morninir Forrcns for only about half the time occu- pied by Mr. Footer, and took up the criticism and amid the thundering cheers of the Liberal members, scored tlie min- ister point for point. "That prophet of said Mi. Fielding, "had a crying ruin evir since, the pressT.t government into power, but instead of the an nunlly predicted there had showing the remarkable growth of the sugar industry here. It says that the output in 1906 was pounds nnd on July 16, 1907 there re- mained of this output just exactly pounds. -The output in 1907 was pounds. Today the factory is' able to boast that the complete output of last year and the big balance left over from 190G are sold. In other words sine? last October, a period of about eight months, the factory lias disposed of almost pounds of sugar. At the present time the company has orders for ten cars which it is unable to fill. The local supply is also ex- hausted and Raymond sugar cannot purchased in any of the stores in this district. CLIPPING ALMOST OVER Best Production of Wool in Recent Years The work nt the Chin Coulee shear ing corrals is about completed. The Albert.a Sheop Co. ore at present shearing nnd John Robertson's band Dr. Gsibrnith and the police wore t Rarrncks and poslt-lvfly immediaiely phoned for. The doctor Rud-Uak the tlw found that while the wound was painful it is not dangerous. Cribb and Detective fig- n.n were at once on the scene. Con- stables Kroning and Edcy were sum- moned nnd with Chief Gillespie set to work to arrest the perpetrator of the dastardly From' the girl it was learned that Tho National convention Prohibitionists of the United refused to invite Mrs. Alice Roose- velt Longworth to he their guest be- cause "she attended races and smok- ed cigarettes." with a youne fellow with whom she had been keeping company more or oi tha time, and gone vilh anothev man. When they re- turned after the circus saw the. first fellow, whose name it is r.scer tainod is Rudwk, walking up and down the sidewalk in front of the the accomplice, to the The police expect to land the other! fellow who was apparently hired or persuaded to do tho deed. Miss Ferrcns is well known In the city. Her peipie live bore and all arc eminently vespectabir Russians. She has been working as waitress at the Windsor for about two months and is considered a capable girl, ftudialt is an intelligent and well icnown Bukovcnian. has wi-rVfd for the C. P. H. hero, for two He speaks pood English and has frequently acted as interpreter for the C. P. R. and in the courts as he several Eu- ropean languages. been a steady stn--im of surpluses an-jis the only one loft in the district, nouncfd from year to year." J Work will be completed about Thurs- "Mr. Foster his colleagues had day. Those whose flocks are clipped Yt-i-iemen'ly against the'report thnt the work has well growing but when it done anrl tho dip is the best that camt- to particularise on individ- ual estimates, th-ir voices wore si- lent, Instead, th-ro was, as Mr. Fielding showed tho amusement of the House, an almost unanimous de- has taken off for years. V will mand from Apposition members for larger expenditures, in their con- average between scvco and a half r> eight over nil. Sheep are in splendid condition nnd the mutton will move early if prices improv slightly. the. ;arious in the record of the past twelve years demands made from Ih2 individual j were greeted with salvo after salv of the Opposition totalling j of applause from the Liberal Two ENGLAND'S WINNERS Olympic Events at Games the the expenditures running up over Mr. Foster himself had asked for an additional for Civil Service snlnry increases. Mr. Fielding's concluding sentenc os declaring tho government's pride Prorogation will not lake place un- til Monday, both the Governor Gen- eral and Deputy Governor Sir Char- les Fitzpatrick, being now in Quebec. It is probable the latter will come, up to officiate at the final ceremonies. London, July racks and turfs, the result of a tre- mendous downpour of rain during the night and a dull and sunless sky threatening another wet day. and competitors found on their ar j rival at the Stadium this morning for the continuation of the Olympic games. A varied programme had been arranged to bring out the poo pie for the first Saturday of the meet. In the final metre steeple chase yesterday afternoon, Russell. .United Kingdom, h- ten minutes 45 seconds. Robertson. United King- dom was ?e.cond and J. Leisle. X. C. third. Ti. OrVl tnr-fro in: ii" stroko swimming match by Holman, United Kingdom. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS J. F. Cairns, ieadiiig Saskatoon merchant, has been sent up for trial on the charge of conducting a lottery The scheme complained of consisted in giving each purchaser of a dol- lar's worth of goods a coupon for a drawing, the articles drawn for run- ning fror.i a heavy team worth or a trip to Europe, to a suit of clothes of the value of The pro- secution was undertaken at the in- stance of other merchants who saw trade going past their doors. of the C. P. R., esti- mates that harvest hands will IK; required in the west this year. This is more than last year. The defence in the Moyei'-Hayiriond- Pettibonc triaS cost the Westcni Fed- oration oi Miners almost Joseph. KazcUcn, a Toronto drug- gist, was for trial on a charge of procuring criminal opera- tion on Ada Callnghan last May. The bandsmen of Victoria Rincs titxnd. il.ontreal, handed in their un- ifornrt last night because of alleged "regarding arrange- ments to go to QaelKJC. John F'loke. a miner, wns lightning yesterday and killed in- stantly at Bienifftte, Sask. J.ueas Miller, a Galician, was t'.fi. train covercKl 'the IJ.-l brought In Vonda. by Con- strtbic charged with shooting his r.rotlier Thomas. intent to kill. He was sent up for t.fini.- ,.T. liquor of Rrtker City, wns killed and his wife seriously yesterday at irnidu. a few m-fi Baker CiU- 'lie overturning miles Jfontreal and Ottawa >n which tney were making the trip in 112 minutes. from Baker City to Boise. ;