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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta nrou n'-i- out five o'clock Gregory Trsulirk, a j'boy from Xo. 3 was drowned in the tivcr near Stafford's Bottom, while in bathing. He and several others including Tu dor, George, and John Bezinari, George Tatatanacuk, Agaxi Holumge they went in the water was only ab- out three feet deep and as none of the party were good swimmers, they did not go far out. Ursulirk, how- ever, went down the river about 'two hundred and fifty yards and sudden- ly got into deep water, which was the body was taken to the TJrsulirfc has no friends in this coun.- Elf ib liifte Ai MOUNTAIN Mill Celebration There Last Week Proved to be an En- joyable Affair Five Indians and a White Man are Placed Under Arrest If- I UHl The R. N. W. M. P. have rounded up three alleged horse thieves dur- ing the past few days. On Saturday Sergt. Detective Egan arrested one Fred' Wagner at the Windsor hotel on a description received from the police at Stettler where he is wanted for horse stealing. On Saturday Constable Matheson arrested an Indian called Hunt on the Blood Reserve and on'Saturday at the round-up near the Little Bow, ar- rested another Indian, known as Sweet Grass. These two Indians it is alleged stole a horse from another Indian. Medicine Hat, July the ad- journed, inquest into the death of John Nicholson, one of the seven men killed in the C. P. R. wreck., July 9, last evening, Chief Despaicher Mans- field recalled, said Operator Ritchie, who had issued clearance, which made no mention of .train 17, had been working 12 hours a day since the previous Sunday. Twenty-four Ritchie to note in his clearance pa- per to engine No. 702 that train JNo. 17 had not arrived, and also that Engineer Nicholson failed to check -.the train register and ascertain for j himself whether clearance was COT- rect. We find also that Operator Ritchie had been working four hours over- time extra every day during the four days previous to the accident, and that he had been on duty 12 hours previous to issuing said clearance. Ritchie, who skipped across the boundary, has not been heard oi. (From Tuesday's Daily.) In the wrestling match last riighfc at the Bijou between Macdonald and Massachusetts, the attend- ance was not large but those who- were there got the worth of their mon- ey and saw Macdonald trimmed quite handily. Gordon got two straight falls in less than half an hour. Gor- don called on the Herald this morn- to morrow. Yesterday afternoon Dr. Amos and j Dr.. Keillor, of Stirling., performed a successful operation upon a young man named Chas. Melzer, of New Dayton, for rupture. Pincher j HIPPO CAN'T GUI OUT Calgary, July Albertan ul" town says: In the Supreme Court Thurs- The court ad- They had a little tiff and she told him there were lots of other fellows The evening of the circus was th first time she had gone out with Jin Treleaven. She had no ill feeling against Rudiak, but she did speak to him although she saw hirr often around the Windsor. She wa not acquainted with Graham, bu often saw him with Rudiak. Wit- ness described the clothes worn by the accused the night of the circus. They followed and passed them com- ing home from the circus. Hearing them behind, she said to. her friends, "There is a fellow that used to go with mo and he is following us." When they got to the gate Rudiak was walking on the sidewalk, didn't know who grabbed her. did not turn around to see but just screamed. She saw the man running through the back yard when she got to the door, about four steps away. She did not see his face as he ran away. BAD FIRE'AT FORT WILLIAM bore a somewhat deserted appear- ance on Thursday afternoon as every- body who could secure a horse and rig drove out to the big celebration day before Mr. Justice Jtiarvev v chambers) an opplication was made for a habeas corpus directed to the keeper of the Royal Northwest ritr ciruvu yu-i, at the South Fork canyon. The peo-1 MOunted Police guard room at Mac- pie of the Mountain Mill district were responsible for the event, and on this occasion. An excel- lent programme of horse racing and leocl on the ground thae one Charles R. Johnston, known as "Hippo" Johnston, now in in that guardroom was being unlawfully de- Nearly Two Hundred Thou- sand Dollars Damage Done other atheletic sports had been ar-jtaincd in, custody, ranged, for which substantial prizes, j Mr. Justice Harvey reiused the ap- no less than were! plication on the ground that the xna- tcrial address in. support, did not in any way show that the accused was not now properly detained in custo- dy. She Sh THE CANADIAN BANK OF HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO B. E. WA1KER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager ESTABLISHED 1867 Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Deposits of and upwards are received and interest allowed at current rates. Accounts may be opened in the names or two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of the number or by the survivor. U4 Lethbridge Branch C G. K. Nourse, Manager Fort William, Ont.. July 20 Fort William, had a narrow escape "i-om destruction by a fire which broke out shortly after 2 o'clock at the rear of John King Co., or. Victoria avenue, and which before it j was finally got under control two j hours later, caused an enormous pro-1 perty loss estimated at Sl'U.OOO. j The block occupied by the Johnj King Co. was completely destroyed as were several other frame build- ings at the back. Then the area ex- tended from Victoria avenue to George street, where about an acre in extent was swept clear by the flames. The buildings ing the also badly loss there will The first place offered. A polo match opened the day, those old-time rivals, Pincher Creek and the North Fork, opposing one another. As usual, North Fork won though .only by the margin of onej goal, the final score being Thej game was played in a downpour ofj rain which threatened at one timci to put a stop to the prococdigs. butj fortunately it cleared up about 2 p.; m., and the sports were resumed. i The football cup was won by Pin- chtr Creek, who defeated Cowley in overtime play. The baseball cup also camC to Pincher Creek.i.undbreck and Cowley being in turn defeated by the win- nersners. The horse races provided some ex- cellent events, hut most of the prifcc- money came to 1'inchtr Creek. The mile Opeu race was won by Greasy PROSPECT IS GREAT FOR BIG CROP Peto, owned by Eddy Cooper, the three-eighths open was Clark Ruthin's Llosti. secured by The three- Reports From All Over the District Are Very Favorahle immcdiately adjoin- on Victoria, ave, damaged, and be considerable j to catch was the eighths huus for ponies up to 1-1.2 J. E. small warehouse of J. Oakley at the rear of Murab livery stable on Lieth street, and this was totally destroy- ed with all the contents. A small house next to fche ware- house also caught fire and was bad- ly gutted. Across the street was the fine brick of Mr. White field, and the roof of this caught. The fire soon got into the attic, and the fire-fighters tinguishing it.' had a hard job ex- The House of Lords 3ast night pas- sed the second reading of the old age pensions bill thus coming a law. insuring its be- Shoults' Bed were by horses belonging to Mr. Is- ham of Pincher Creek, and by a Lundbreck' entry named Baroness. Miss Eastham secured the ladies' race, and Miss Tottic Buchanan the girls' race. The foot races consisted of two events of 100 yards and 300 yards the former being won by Lear- mont. of Lundhreck. The celebration closed- with a big dance at night. Chairman McKinnon, Sec. Treas. Eddy and their various committees are to be congratulated on the suc- cess of the event. Between midnight and daybreak this morning six foreigners were run down and killed by trains in the rail- road yards of South Buffalo. Crop reports from the surrounding district continue to be most, favor able. Harvesting will be gcnorallj commenced the beginning of thf wok and a good many will start their binders on Friday or Saturday. Then may be fields and acres of poor grain but the Herald has hoard of but ono which Js a field of oats out north, tha was seeded with poor seed. The graii is well rooted, has plenty of mois ture, is ripening from the roots, and the- heads arc well filled. The pros are that the crop will not CHOOSE SITE rtrtTi tUK UKILL HALL well the? Council Willing to Provide Site Near the Barracks (From Tuesday's Daily.) The City Council of'last year pro- mised that if the sum of ten thou- sand dollars was voted for armouries for the Battery of Field Artillery by the Federal Government that it would provide a free site. As soon as the vote was pusseu Secretary Ro binson got after a suitable site. At the council meeting last night, two sites were offered. The C. B. Bow- man Agency offered four lots on the corner of Bartlett St. and ArgyIt- Avenue for SHOO and A. E. 1-es of- fered lots 30 to 35 block GO, facing Courtland St. and the south-east corner of the Barracks property for The I-.OUIK-! decided that the latter was prefer- able tind will submit it to tho au- thorities for approval and if they think it is nil right, it will be pur- chased and given for the purpose- mentioned. Money to Loan on Farms I have thousands of acres, of fktnj lands for sale in the Greatest Wheat producing District in ALL OF ALBERTA defy any man to show, me trict in Alberta that is .as farmed and as prosperous a; district NORTH WEST OF LETHBRIDGE Where there is now -one railroad building and another promised to the farmers to haul out the crops of 1909- This district produced the pro- ducts that helped Granura- win first prize at the recent Dominion Fair. Farmers who have lived, there for three and five years are now buying this land from me at as high a figure' as per acre on cash instalment basis, and as high as per acre on- the crop payment basis. Here are some real bargains. All of section 30-1222, only on crop payments. Lies 10 miles from- new railroad station now building and will be but three miles from station OE the Calgary Lethbridge railroad. All Section 24-11-23 at per acre. This is raw prairie land, over half of which is as fine land as any one could wish rest is only fair. I have been offered per acre for raw land adjoining this sec- tion. During the storm Sunday night j lightning destroyed John Muldoon's barn, at Lander, Man., valued at six- teen hundred dollars with all that was in it. S.E. 1-4 of section 30-10-22 at per acre. Fenced and has 65 acres j broken and 36 acres in spring wheat j which should from present appearane j es yield 35 bu. to the acre. S. E. 1-4 of sec. 10-13-22 at per' acre. SO acres fenced and broken with a! granary for 800 bushels of grain. Bur-' ry. Section 26-12-22 at only per' acre. t.his week N.E. 1-4 of 21-11-22 at all fenced and 60 or 70 acres ready for fall wheat. All can be plowed Free from stones- Good well and shack. Post office 21-2 miles. Take this quick before some one else gets it. The weather conditions have been favorable to the perfect maturing of the grain. In all parts the farmers are wear- off, ing the smile that won't come look the best they Get my "Book No. 4 For Women." It will give weak women many val- uable .suggestions of with strictly confidential medical advice Shoop, Racine, Wis. The Book No. 4 tells all about Dr.Shoop's Night Cure .and how these soothing, healing, an- tiseptic suppositories can be succes- fully applied to correct these weak- Write for the book. The have. W. R. Dobbin Rooms 1 2 Southard Block inMH_: Jill MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS ;