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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBR I uOt, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, JULY 23, 1909. NO. IM. LABORERS AT SASKATOON STRIKE TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Foreigners Refuse To Do Work Of the City The Canaxlian Pacific Railway is asking for tenders for the final ..nd costliest, section of the line to the company's new Pacific port at Alber- ni, B. C. The by-law in Mumberstone town- LEADING NEW YORKERS HERE ment of S10.000 to the-Hedley-Shaw Milling company, was carried -by S6'7 for'and one against-. The llev. George Buggin. .a retired ID in of the Methodist church died at Seal'orth, Ont., aged 77 years, from Jwjart failure following .a attack of acute gastrisi He retired jtwo years ago after a period of 47 Saskatoon, July Not withstand years spent in the minis-try. the fact that a board of concilia. J. W. Hulburt. of tion has been applied -for arid -grant- ed' under the Lemieux Act on the ap- plication of the Federal Laborer's Ohio, Members Of Famous Families Were In the City Lethbridge has a distinguished vis- itor today dn the person of Miss Dor- AUSTRALIAN SPEAKER TRAGIC DEATH Melbourne, July all night sitting: of the Common- wealth Parliament ended trag> icaliy this morning, when Sir Frederick Holder, speaker of ifif House of Representatives was seized with a fit. He difd afterwards. says he -has a secret chemical prepar- othy Whitney of. New York, who with ation for.clearing up fogs. He is on I her" party is here in her private car his way to London, England. to union here, for quiring into the conditions in con- nection with the civic contracts in this city, thirty men working on. the Boulton contract on Twentieth street west, went out on strike this morn- H ing. The men. mostly and Doukhobors, have apparently- been dissatisfied for some time, and hearing some time ago that an n- crease in wages was likely to come because of the granting of concilia- tion they became restive grid not- withstanding the efforts of the labor leaders, refused to continue work to- day- A meeting was held in an effort to get then! back to work. A Woman May Die Mrs. Wright, wife of Dr. Wright, V. S., was seriously injured when a horse attached to a rig in which ,she the purpose of en- place his 'discovery before the author- ities of the city whom he has been corresponding with for some time. SENATOR 0EVEBER JS PRESIDENT niTiiPii Ar BIG BUNCH OF HERE TRAINMEN HAD A FINE OUTING Southern Alberta Medical Association Elects Officers Splendid Programme Of Sports At Crow's Nest The excursion to Crow's Nest yes- and 'her. husband were driving became conducted by the-Brotherhood frightened at an automobile. The an- j imal 'became, unmanageable and dash- 'sucoess. ed up a steep emibainkment, some fif- teen feet high, drawing the rig and Miss Whitney is a sis- ter of Harry Payne Whitney, the not- ed race horse owner and captain of the American polo team that captur- i ed the championship from the Eng- jlish team a short time ago.. Miss i Whitney's father. H. P. Belmont, was secretary of the navy in the last Cleveland, administration. With Miss Whitney are Mrs. and Miss Bond and Miss Winthrop, all ol New ,York. Two maids and the stew- oration was 'formed, ard, R. F. Quinn, complete the com- pany in the ''Wanderer." The party left th s afternoon for I Banff where they will stay a .few days. From there they will go to (Laggan and Field on their way .to the Seattle exposition. .About the fifth of -August they will leave Francisco for Japan and China. Spending the Day At the Experimental Farm A meeting was held in Doctor De Veber's office last evening', at which the Southern Alberta Medical asso- San Railroad Trainmen, was a great f GOT FOUR MONTHS A. large crowd went and j London, England, July F. a large time, getting -of" the Indian So- about. two morning-. A ciologist, who. recently was arrested occupants with it. In doing so Mrs. Wright .fell out of the buggy and no A: long line of'sports was run'off. Be- sides these the people enjoyed them- selves at mountain climbing, fisting, taking .in .the enjoyable and the second annual Crow's Nest by the B. of-R? ,T. and sooner had the horse reached the- top of the embankment with its front feet than it lost its balance, turning-" a somersault backwards, pulling the. buggv after it and alighting on Mrs. Wright, who was unable to get out ]t .sate' -that they will be of the way. No bones were broken, (continued. but it is .believed that the woman re- The results of sports were ceived internal injuries from V 'Fat man's E. Bums covery is doubtful. The doctor him- 'i brier pipe donated by :ifcW, j self Reaped injury, second, Biah' Davis, suit A Cold Storage Plant j overalls Fink, Crattbrook; J. T. Gordon, M.P.P., was in the! Ijfean man's A. Wilson (Cranbrook) razor and strap, Ha-yr on the charge of publishing a sedi- tious newspaper, the avowed, object of which was to support the Indian movement for the' libera- having a fine of India from oppression by alien by ,the use physical force, to- day pleaded guilty and was sentenced to ..four, months', imprisonment'. The meeting -was well attended by physicians from a large number .of the towns in the association. The following officers were elected President, Dr. DeVeber, Lethbridge. First Vice-President, Dr. Keillor, Stirling. Second Vice-President, Dr. 'Smythe, [Medicine Hat. j Secretary-treasurer, Dr. Campbell, Lethbridge. The executive committee ase Dr. Mewbum, Lethbridge; Dr. G.A. Ken- nedy, Craighton, Can- ton; Dr. Malcolmson, Frank, and Dr Leach, Commi'ttee on constitution, rules and Drs. McJTally, Gal- iraith and Taylor, all of The next general meeting will be Aoout thre hundred and fifty farm- ers and their wives and others took advantage of the .excursion run to the -Lethbridge Experimental Farm today. A large number of them, about two hundred got off the train when it came into the city. Evi- dently they did not know how far out the farm is aud intended to walk out after lunch. The train after com- iang to the city went out to the farm where lunch was served by the Church Ladies' Aid. Aid. H. A. Craig of Edmonton, provincial superintend- ent of fairs is in charge of party. The excursionists are spending the day looking over the farm and gain- ing knowledge from what they see and from what they are told by W. 1C I EFS A circular issued by the freight traffic manager of the Canadian; Pa- J cific Railway announces the inaugTlra tion of a. five steamer freight! service weskly on the Great Lakes between Owen Sound and Fort William. Prince iliguel of Braganza, eldest son of Duke Michael, "the pretender to the Portuguese throne, renounced forever his rights to the throne 01 Portugal in order to marry Miss Anita Stewart of New York. William Bishop, of Lacombe. died as a result of a kick from a horse. He was leading a stallion to water when the horse in a spirit of play dcked 'him beneath tbe eye. In connection with the new Roman Catholic Mission College and Semin- ary that is to be erected in Toronto, it is stated on excellent authority that Mr. Eugene O'Keefe has sub- LOSS WILL BE AM DOLLARS Hurricane On Gulf Coast Of Texas Was Very Disastrous scribed H. the Fairfield, farm. the superintendent of held on in Dr. De Veber's office. August 12 at 8.30 SEVEN CANADIANS IN -KING'S PRIZE FINALS Bi.sley, July Canadians, tow of. them from Western Canada, Sergt. Blackburn, Winnipeg; Corpor- al Mclnnes, Hug- gins, .Hamilton; Lieut. ELEVATORS TO BE BUILT AT NOBLE Galvesion, Tex., July the storm wrecked victims .from the Tarpon Fishing pier, were picked up alive late today in the upper Gal- veston. Bay. They were found cling- ing to pieces of driftwood .and an exhausted condition. .With the. report of the rescue five men1 hope for the safety of the persons, believed to have lives in the storm ib stronger, al- though it is feared that the others may have succumbed to the ordeal ol twenty-four. hours in the water. Houston, Tex.. July 22.The hurri- cane which swept the Texas G.ulf One Of the New Towns On or eighteen human lives, fatal injur- ies of four others and serious wound- the Calgary-Lethbridge Line ing of sixteen others according to the full detail of the results of storm which began to arrive here to- night. Small towns were devestated, and the damage of property will- amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Along the Brownsville Road from n places the devestation Morris, Bpwman- Sergt. Smith, Ottawa, with respective scores at 300 and 600 yards ranges, (ten in second sfage of the Kings Prize competition today of 46 and 48; 49 and 45; 49 and 42; 47 and 42; and 47 and 44; have qualified to shoot in the final tomorrow. Sergt. Freeborn, brofce acres and over most it they hauled a heavy roller .behind the breaking plows. The is to leave it alone till seeding, when the and Hart Parr" gasoline engine is used'to haul four and two drills, and the ground ia -worked up and 'seeded at time thus preserving the city last night and while here secur- ed ai promise, from the city council to extend, the -sewer, and connec- tions. for a large cold storage plant his firm, Ironsides ifares, of Winnipeg, propose to erect at e cost of on a lot which GonJon has pnrchased 'here. This be t4ie piant of the firm in the province and 'it -is found Sas- katoon is the most advantageous point -in..Saskatchewan for iss6ciation- Q: the Coal spciation appeared before the board oji behalf of the company while Messrs. Clem Stubbs, ;vice president ojf Distv18 IT. W.. of A., H. Evans aft D. ]L of for .the men. (At the outset this company agreed tp be bound by the award of. the board but the men "did not care to be bound by the decision." The matter- In dispute, was, a ..mat-. The ball :-game was called at 3.30 iff of including" chiefly (a) Batteries for Cranbrook VfiL- whether the coal was to be computed son and Burns for Lethbridge Prince 2340 or. 2000 Ibs, to the ton, and (b) Fitzsimmpns and sharp five Clonings Clark.x After. a Lethbridge' won put score ot five, to three. The- committee in charge of the B. of R! T. excursion to Crow's'Nest wish to express their thanks to the i whether the coal was: to date it appeared from the evi- dence that the wages paici to the- employees for coal mined by them was paid on tbe basis of the ton- nage of unscreened coal, the ton be- ing calculated at '2240 Ibs. to the ton. The Company contended that change, is completed, the. rates, shown under., heads 1, 2 and 3cof the ...table of rates hitherto used, and which is subjoined shall -apply -between .the Company and its jEm- ployees, and that so soon as similar construction and equal to the diamond bar 3-4 ini screens now in use at Gait mines at Leth- bridge .-rates, under head No. 4 shall be substituted for those undei4 head -ITo.. (b) That the event 'of any worji not 'being included in such "Table of EiiKes the. .rates applicable, von: the 22nd. of April, between :tKe saine parties snail apply. Tbat the 'Employees resume work now. the ;.above: basis5 and that the. f. hereby recommended luntfl "the" 31st of im. V The Table of Above .ferred' to j.. 1. Outside day hri.. j Bumpers .1... Car Trimmers' 2.00 Screen 'Engine tender'' hone Box Car loader engine 3.00 Timbezman 2.00 Blacksmith (Special to The Herald) Xoble, July Watson and Xoble steam, plowing outfit has fin- ished its work for this season. They of was nearly complete. At El Gampo the electric light plant all elevators badly dam- almost every, church in demolished or wrecked. In the oil fields, the Markham Der- tricks were blown down and weDa stripped of their machinery. The iron moisture. -warehouse of the Martham. Besidas, a gasoline engine Company, the Brown Grain. Ooro- about one thousand acres have been Pany warehouse and the Enterprise broken. .The other gaaolipe engine restaurant were entiely demolished; and .horses have summer fallowed1 The bathing pier and pavilion at about fifteen hundred acres, most of By-Ivan- Beach, .one ol ihe -largest on which is near X'oble." Of this total of ;this coast, was wrecked. The- hall -acres about four thousand mile of pier leading to tbe pavilion acres were for Noble. At least 1 was carried away. The very latest two thousand will fee sown to fall J reports tonight indicate a total storin wheat -and more The of over a million dollars, ance will be sown to spring wheat j Vela sea, Texas, July storm' and oats. practically destroyed this town. Not All the neighbors have done con- more than a dozen houses stand. siderable breaking. J. W. M'cljain, big hotel on the beach is a mass- ol who laves about three and a helf (debris. The gulf waters were driven miles west from Noble, has inland for nearly three miles. line plowing outfit and has broken Bay City, Texas, July" over one thousand acres. of Wednesday which spent'its Noble isj, situated about seventeen force upon this vicinity cost Bay City miles north -west of Lethbridge "on the life of an infant, while the new C..P. R. Ixjthbridge-Oal- other suffered -painful injur- SPary Hne. It is the first town north igg by flyjag rlasg or of .the junction. At the present tdme There was to Tice crops! company has installed screeiis the of willing that the ton should be cal- culated at 2000 Ibs. to the ton urging tliat this would be to the em- ployees