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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1909. NO. 187. BEARERS FELL INTO THE GRAVE An Unusual Occur- ence At Funeral At Blairmore (Special to The Herald) Blairmore, July Eeuter left on. the noon train yesterday i'oi Lethbridge, where her husband will shortly join, her to take permanent residence. Angus Roose was buried here yes- terday 'beside h s father and mother. Whilst 'the four men were lowering tlie coffin {two on each sidej the.two standing on the south side and right on the mother's grave, the same cav- ed, both men being precipitated into the newly dug grave and under the coffin which had to he righted and the pit dug out again. Mrs. Angus Roose, wife of the deceased, fainted at this unusual occurrence, 'but recov- ered shortly Mrs. Semmons has returned from a very enjoyable trip to JUethbridge. Mr. Muir, late of West Canadian Collieries, Ltd., is spending a few days in town. The marriage took place here to- day of Benoit Vallet, of Passburg, to Annetta Shapolard, of Lyons, France the bride having arrived on the morn ing tram. W. Beard is completing his contract for the Pellettier Brick Co., ha cleared thirty acres of shale, whic will provide the brick company wit material for about one year. Mr. Bunse is visiting the Pass from his ranch, having been prospecting He came in with a well satisfied air also looking very mysterious an wise, so that we shall expect shorth to hear of a great find. The Belgian store is busy taking stock with a view to dissolution o Partnership. The Rev. Sargent has visited al tfce surrounding camps this week. The price of lots is steadily increas ing owing to -the 'big demand. T. Steele is erecting two cottages on his recently property A. Nichols has the contract for the same. TEN PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN HURRICANE Gf lives ton, July lives were lost so far as is known in u hurri: earn- which over the Gulf of Mexico and struck today and then continued inland. While the city of Galveston was hold safe against the fury of the storm by the two million sea wall seven miles in the gull on Tarpon Fishing pier where the storm whipped over the jetty into the bay. ten persons were washed from the rocky promotory and into the gulf. Boats tonight are searching the bay for the b'KJies but so far have been unsuccessful. At times the wind registered 58 miles an hour and it is believed only the sea-wall saved the city from a dis- aster like the one of 1900. (Special to the Herald.) Frank, July mine was opened yesterday ami all the. miners are at work the difficulties about pillars having been settled satisfac- torily. It was feared at one time that this difficulty might bring about a general strike. FINEST FARM IN THE WEST Aid. Hatch Says It Is To Be Seen At Bow Island NOT ENOUGH MEN FOR THE HARVEST SPRINKS EQUAL RECORD 'welve Canadians Reach Second Stage of Kings Prize at Bisley Eng.. July of he Canadians qualified for the sec- nd stage of the King's prize and five then? have a chance of getting in. tini.shed the first stage with Farmers In Ontario Cannot Get Help Guelph, .July 21. "Only I wrotx: to the department Aid. G. M. llatch returned last night from 'a trip to Bow Island. Asked by The Herald as to the re- port that he intended resigning from the city council, Mr. Hatch said there was nothing in. it. He had said that if a certain deal went through so i that he would- have to change his j base of operations he might resign. j He intends staying- w th it until the of the year. "down at Bow Island Mr. j Hatch visited .J. it. .MacGregor's if arm, seven miles north of the river lout in the middle of the prairie. He jsays that the farm Mr. MacGregor has there is the finest he has seen anywhere in the west. He had with, yesterday him samples of the grain that is growing there, wheat and oats that telling FIGHTING IN MOROCCO Spanish Troops Have Serious Trou- ble with Moorish Tribesmen Madrid, July. Alfonso has cancelled all his engagements on ac- count of the serious situation that has developed in Heavy fighting has been going on for the past ten days, between the Spanish troops and Moorish tribesmen a; Melilla and the losses on both sides have been considerable. Melilla, Morocco, July Spanish positions here were re-infovc- ed today by fresh troops 'Spain. During the fighting yesterday the Moors got within 800 yards of Melil- la. When they retired they left 104 dead on the field. MOUNTED POLICE IN WEST Ottawa. July White of the Mounted Police, has not offi- cial confirmation of the report that an arrangement has been reached with Alberta for the retention of the Mount- ed police in the province for five years longer. Arrangements, however, are expi-ct- ed as a result of negotiations that have been in progress. The policy of the Federal authorities is to withdraw the Mounted Police from tho nioie thickly settled portions of .he. nov provinces by degrees, but it s not intended to hurry the withdrawn! un- til the municipal system" of rlv >r> vince is better organized. ow witli 96 other.? for the remaining laces. Some of thprn will get in, that this year tCanada will have lore men in the second stage than isi when twelve qualified. The Can- dian who came into the lim-e light clay was Corporal A. Sprinks, of the renadiers, Toronto. Tuesday Sprinks ut on posibles at 200 and 500 yards :ind today followed it up with 33 at 600 yards, making ;hree ranges 103, ley record for the first stage of the Kings. Corpora I Sprinks is not a member of the i'-am, but. is here shooting unattached. Much regret is feh that Captain Forest, of ver. Sergt. Rich ;rdson, of Victoria, and Lieut. Smith of Chatham, failed t" qualifv. lhem SCarce farm is tbis hard to -beat. But the most in- 01 the said Mr. Ged. Iteresting was a sample of eastern TABER MINERS WIN THEIR CASE AT COURT Ottawa, July The Department of Labor today received the report the Board of Conciliation in the strike of the miners of the Canada MAY BECOME PREMIER OF FRANCE Paris, July Bur- geois, formerly Premier and Foreign Minister to whom President Fallieries has de- cided to offer the task of form- ing a new cabinet in succes- sion to the Cleraenceau Min- istry fell suddenly two days ago, i? expected to reach Paris this .afternoon. j West Coal Company at, Taber, Alta. The question at issue was mainly that of wages and contract prices for coal whether the screened or unscroen ed should be paid for and whether or pounds to the ton should be the basis of calculation. The men demanded the unscreened basis of pounds. The board finds that the screening appliances at the mine are nut uf the best and un- til new methods in that regard are introduced there, as is promised, pay on the basis of pounds unscreened shall obtain. The old con- tract prices remain in force. Board consisted' of Judge Winter, W. C. Simmons, of Lethbridge. and Colin "Macleoil. of Ma.cleod. unanimous. The report is TOWNSITE OF BARONS SOLD There Was Not Very Keen Competition For the Lots Carmangay, July the Car- CROPS NORTH OF CITY ARE SPLENDID Indications Of a Bum- per Harvest Are Good trip his total for the i-qunl to the Bis- MRS. THAW WRITES A BOOK White Plains, prosecutions of her son are 'criticized and insanity experts scored in. a 20 page booklet which Mrs. Mary Copley Thaw, mother of Hurry K. Thaw, is- sued here today. It bears the title, "The Secret Unveiled." Whitelaw, the local immigration agent, to whom the farmers in the country surrounding Guelph apply for farm help. "1 have he continued, i'for between 30 and 40 right here in this section of the countr--. and the farm- ers are willing and anxious to pay anywhere from to a. month feed com that ibe had. It stands five and a half feet high and is an excel- lent sample. Mr. MacGregor has a hundred acres of this corn and Mr. Hatch says it is a beautiful sight. The MacGregor farm is over four sections jn extent and all looks fine. It is all dry land. (Special to The Herald) Carmangay, July through the countrj' to the north of'the Methodist church, is a pleasure at this time of the year tains in the distance. No city 1 fe for him just yet awhile. A New Town Blayney or Barons as it. is now to be called is a busy place. Rev. T. C. Buchanan, Rev. A. B. Argue and Rev. Peck were here to j avenue were then put up but no offers took after the securing of a site for were received. Then followed the cor ner lot on the opposite side of Main street, which was bought by the maagay town hall this morning Auc- tioneer Xbrris sold the Barons town- site. Barons is the next towa south, of here on the new C. p. R. line to Lethbridge and in the middle of a rich, well settled farming community. After a few introductory remarks jthe sale 'began. The first lots put up were along 'Railway avenue. But sev- eral lots which were put up at first were not bid on even at the upset price so were withdrawn. Then the corner of the lane and Main street was put up and sold for A few more lots on Main St. aa4 Alberta avenue were sold at about above the upset pr ce. The rest of the lots on Railway highest price paid was because everywhere one sees signs of j for a double lot at the corner ol great progress throughout the whole, Grajl'd Carman opposite the cor- !ner bought by the Canadian Bank of j Commerce at The other two country good all traversed. The crops are the way and especially so On. the farm are growing profuselv andsboard to farm hands. Experienc- ,_ r ;all kinds of shrubs, flowers, iruits There are where the farmers have farmed scien- tifically. ed men can yet more than that." ,_, e, v, a. aml vegetables. "But lot me tell he said, Uee-dling maples "that girls are just as scarce, if for more so. than men. I could place no j There are trees that and are the best less than twenty girls as domestics in good homes right here in Guelph, throe PERFECT ORDER IN CAPE BRETON [t Is Claimed That Strikers Are Returning To Work Glace Bay. July order in the strike district, arrests eing the normal and no drunk n men are to be seen. Yesterday's utput was tons from collier- es and banks. This morning two rxousand tons were mined at No. 2 olliery. The company reports sub- antial progress at numbers 3 and 4 tronghoMs of the strikers. On the ther hand, the U. M. W. still pro- !ss confidence- and say the strikers ill have strong financial backing om the Uin ted; States. That'nothing sensational has oc- urrocl during the p-ast few days.does' ot prove that strike conditions are aterially altered. In fact they are ot. Watching- the output and the and at wages ranging from SlO to a month. "I have seldom seen such a scar- city of farm, hands and in this part of the country. The farmers though they need the men mostly cmly fn r. -fififr .fttjajt JP onths. would be-glad" io hire them by the .Rely" on Day Labor Barrie, -July haying is still on in this district, and it wiU be a week or more before the wheat harvest begins. It does not appear thus far that there is any great scar- city of fann help. There are prob- ably men enough to supply the de- mand, provided they .get distributed. Farmers where they do not engage help in the spring for a term of months generally rely on day labor to'harvest the crop, and take chances on picking up men when t-b.e rush commences.' A Workmen's Club Owen Sound. Jul-- 21 operations in this distr ct are hardly more than started. So far demand and supply appear Mr. Ed. Ellis, the superintendent of the park. KRONING AFTER CALGARY larger buildings. While and then miles north of tlxe smoke of a steam plow may be Bow river have seen along the horizon. Much of the way the road to Gar- mangay follows not far from the grade of the new railway from Leth- bridge to Calgary. The contractors are camped along the line. Grading Nearly Completed Much of the grad ng will be finish-, ed in a few weeks, probably' a month, while it is expected that in six weeks or two months it will be for the tracklaying. As ono looks over the large grain fields and large patches of breaking one wonders why a railway has not been built sooner into this rich coun. try. Oats and wheat are headed out and of rank growth. At the Scottish Stores may be seen the famous, school land which sold for per acre, is an innocent looking bit of level prairie but close to the new railway grade and near the junction of the JOB -In all 2.6 inches of- rain fell in about j an hour and a half. Dispatches from Ashland, Wisconsin, last night re- ported several persons drowned at Qdanah, that state. Six families near the ore docks in Ashland had to. be taken from their homes. Pioneer Lumber Co. at The townsite of Barons would have sold higher if the sale had been ad- vertised more and had it 'been sold on the spot at Barons it would have surely sold for far more. Still those who did buy lots are the more lucky because they got them without -the competition of speculators. There was more competition for lots on King street though the prices were the lots sold well above the upset prices. The Pioneer Lumber Co. .certainly have faith in the town" of Barons for they were among the heaviest buyers. The Union Bank got the corner of Alberta avenue arid Main street for for two lots. --The total price of lots sold of Bar- ons .townsite was The balance of Barons lots will be CARMANGAY GETS TWO ELEVATORS They Will Handle This Year's Harvest-Activity Of New Town (Special to The Herald) Carmangay, July has busy hoard of trade. The offic- ers are .C. W. Carman, president C. H. Bridge, vice-president and 0. Taylor, secretary. Xorris Co., oi Winnipeg, have let the contract for building un elevator on sale at Barons at a small increase over upset pr ces. AWFUL HAVOC BY A SASKATGEWAN STORM Lethbridge-Calgary line with the new i here to be completed by the middle C. P. Kroning is an appli- cant for the position of Chief of Police at Calgary. The Cal- gary News says: Among the latest applications received, is one from C. P. Kroning, chief of the Lethbridge fire depart- nient, and another from Sergt. R. S. Webb, of the 'Edmonton police force. Chief Kroning is not lack- ing in confidence. whatever his other qualifications may be, and he states that he can handle a city of if needs be. He was three years on the Vancouver police force, and acted sergeant- on the Lethbridgc force." line to ilacleod. Prairie View P. 0. is now there. Mr. A. Brouchet who took first prize at Lethbridge seed fair has another beautiful crop this year. His spring wheat is headed out beautifully. An Old Timer R. Urch, who fourteen miles west of Lethbridge, has .1 ved here for twenty-six years, and this year's c-rop is the best he has ever seen. l.-ast year's crop was very good but this year's crop beats even last year's. Jarnes Wylie, who lives three miles from Noble, has 140 acres of of August. The Alberta Pacific Elevator Co. will also build an elevator here this year. The material for these elevators will be freighted the twenty-free miles from Clares-holm- The elevators will be ready to receive this year's crop 'and ship it out on the new railway to Lethbridge. i A school district is being formed. A meet-ing was held last week and a petition has been svnt to the govern- ment. Thc Alberta government wilL put, in ja bridge across the Little Bow river iso farmers will be able to haul their wheat heading out, and it gives pro- :grain to Carmangay from the north misc of 'a good crop. jsWc of river from cievervillo and K. 1 rarirr9.ves l.hree i n'.l ONTARIO IS LOSING POPULATION TWO MEN KILLED j Weyburn, July 21. -Lightning c.ius-i cd the death of two men of here.! i A party of homesteaders, eonsi.stinsl ROYALBANK INTENDS TO BUILD It is calculated that the total amount brought across the river to Carmangay this year will be a Quar- ter of a million bushels besides a Toronto.. July 15.-W. Sutherland, j Of three brothers. Thompson by the Provincial Director Coloniza-and a brother-in-law named Mason. The Hoyal Bank is preparing to Jas. H. jrargrnves, -.hree ml I half miles north of Prairie hr.s field of fall wheat over t'-ii'io l-i-t. high all headed out and a good crop. Albert Atkinson, who lives about two miles from the new town of No-'largo amount will be marketed from ble, has a fine crop of spring wheat the settlements on tlv. south side, which he estimates will yield forty Altogether it is expect-ed that the to- hushels to the acre. As he talks grain export from Carmangay i his happy life us he sits and watches season will bo a million bushels, his grain growing jnto money and as So no wonder Carmangay lots sold he talks of his colts and his dog, the high. listener is reminded of the story of! Among buildings to to erect Farmer John. From his doorstop he'ed right away at thc new Townsite can see the smoke and the buildings of Carmangay arc tho following: A of busy Lethbridge. He furnished the room hotel, two elevators and seed and the unplowod'''stubbfe land i rail way station. District About Lloydminster Is Now a Scene of Ruin and Desolation Lloydminster, Sask., July tails are just to hand of the awful havoc wrought by a cyclone which visited Golden Valley, eight miles south of Lloydminster.. What was for- merly a prosperous valley, filled with the homesteads of prosperous settlers with well built houses extensive improvements, is today a picture of desolation and ruin beggars de- scription. The storm itruck Lloyd-' minster in the an hour the lightning never ceased., while thc thunder rolled and the rain came down in torrents, simply flooding the town and locality. In Golden Valley, heavy wagons and farm machinery may be seen twisted and broken in fantastic shapes. A heavy iron cultivator was lifted bodily" and carried 200 yards into an oat field. Pigs were lifted bodily out of their corrals, the latter being .left in- tact. In a lake may be seen above the water the tips of the shafts of a buggy, whilst houses are to be seen in any number turned upside down. Such heavy articles as binders, stoves and discs are scattered all over the prairie. Mr. Mackenzie, a farmer, had his home, blown to pieces, all that re- mains of it today being the lumber of which it built, scattered over an area of half a mile. That the cyclone was something in tho .shape of a whirlwind is shown by tV face the barn of one settler met the house of another end-on in mid-air, and today, is all that remains of either. DR. MclNTYRE'S FUNERAL Strathcona, July funeral of the late Dr. Mclntyre, M.P., will take pljice on Friday afternoon at 3 oclock from his residence here. To Be Big Fight For Local Option Toronto. July Ontario Al- liance is now arranging for local op- contests in over sixty-munid- this fall. This includes the j cities of Peterboro and Brant-ford rind seventeen towns. troops ness to leave at once for Kenosha to New Ontario, from 1885 to 1905, the the strike disorders. will last >'ear which figures are avail- suppress not give the orders to leave, how- able" was 14-071- He reports ever until ho Ms received further IMS "ndfir notice from the Kenoshn authorities this f'han Iast gave a neighbor a ton of oats Little's drug store is to be the first HALIFAX BANKER DEAD tion cays the decrease of the rural all from North Dakota, were at 0nCfi thc _ _ ______ }y Purchased on the southeast comer for discing and drilling it in, yet ho, building to be moved to the new I Halilax, July Lawson, west, to take up homesteads when they were overtaken by an electrical storm. They erecf.ed a lent for shel- ter. A bolt of lightning struck camp and Iwo of the Thompsons were killed; i of Glyn ami Redpath streets. J.H.G-. Russell, architect, of Winnipeg, re- cently wrote tho city engineer asking for grades on the fftrcot so that he expects a yieW of about bus. j townsite. Preparations have already i of the Bank, died today, aged while he sits and enjoys the view of. been made for moving it. Contracts Lethbrklgc City, and when lie tires of eitvv life even at n. distance he but could make allowance in .the plans he j turns his looks across his is preparing for fho growing grain "to the Rocky Moun- have been let for the excavation of cellars in the new town. The total of snlos of Carmangay townsite amounts! {.o sixty-five. He was prominent in bus- iness and religious work here. Two daughters and four sons survive. Two of the latter are Reginald and Wal- ter P.. of Winnipeg. ;