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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. LETH'BR ALT A.; DAY, JULY 24, isoa. NO. Iff MARATHON IS WON BY A U.S. MAN Protest of American Allowed bagtat Did Nrt Finish SOLD LIQUOR ON An lawsuit is to bo the case of the International Coal Co. of Ooiemutt against Win. Evans. In the agreements of sale of the company's lots in Coteinan there Itt a clause stating that no intoxicat- ing liquor can IKJ sold on the prop- erty subsequent owners. Wm. Evans went contrary to this clause by soiling liquor on a lot purchased it'rorn the company. The .compmiy now sock to prosecute him as the agreement states. .This.morning Rv- uns underwent tin examination for discovery, W. L.'Walsh K.C., of Cal gury represented the company and. L. M. .Johnstone of this city reprc-sentcnl li'jiidon, Marathon was won by Dorando, the Italian rumior. He carne into the stadium and staggered along the track for a. short distance and'then fell .down. At the 24th iniKj Hoafferon, South Africa, was' leading with Dorando second. Longboat gave up near the 20th mile. Duncan, the English champion dropped out at the halt distance. F. Hayes, Irish American A. C. came in second in thu Marathon race. Heaffron, South Africa, was third. The Americans have'entered.' a pro- test against the assistance rendered Dorando at the finish by the Olympic officials. Every person on the press stand at the when the Mar- athon WHS finished, saw the officials pick up the Italian and carry him for a distance of several feet. Hayr-s finished two minutes later, without any assistance. The action of the officials in assist ing the Italian- is universally con- demned by the spectators, irrespec- tive of nationality. Dorando collaps- ed half r dozen times during the last 200 yards and each time the officials FIREMAN HIT THE HIGHWAYMAN TO SUBMIT A BYLAW TO RAISE Date of Voting to be Fixed at a Special Meeting Time of Removal of Plant Not Definitely Settled Aid. Cunningham Fights Against Removal The city council has done all it plant would pay can toward the purchase of the elec- tric plant and It is now up to the Who Had Held Up a C. N. W- Train in Wisconsin helped him to his' feet. The last down he was so weak thnt the officials' had actually to c-arry him to the finish. This was done amongst a' wild uproar from the stands. Stimulants: Avere' administered to the Italian as he tottered along the track followed by a crowd of attend- ants, a pitiable and pathetic exhibi- tion. J. M. Andrews, chief clerk of the: course actually took- the-Italian by the arm and with another official on his lifted him to'his feet and'helped him to the tape where he dropped.'Hayes finished alone and no one gave him assistance. He ran fairly strong over the last twenty five yards and showed no signs of col- lapse. Dorando wn.s so exhausted, when-he was carried off the track that the of- licials though fit to issue the offi cial statement: "The American protest against" Do- rando for receiving assistance at the finish of the Marathon race has. been upheld." This makes John-F.PIayes, Irish- American A. C. the winner of the famous race. Fifty-five men toed the starting line. The men were1, lined up in four rows behind one another like files of troops. There were four Canadians and four Americans among the first in lina It'was a durlough b-.v ing got his arm broken by the Kirk >f a horse some time ago. 1. That the Electric riant (except supplies ou good will and pre- sent site be offered to you for the sum of 2 Supplies on hand at date of tak- ing over of plant be" purchased at cost price 3 That Plant be taken over on Sep 1908 .and IK> paid for in cash or in G per cent, twenty delKintures at the option nf the Com- INDIANS WILL PARADE AT SURVEYING THE LINE TO CALGARY C, P. n. Civil Engineer AIcNabb and a party of surveyors arc in the city to siart work at this end sur- veying the C.P.H. line between Cal- gary and The line has already been surveyed at the other end and the work ut this ond will rapidly pushed forward. GREAT PEACH CROP St. Catherines, Ont., July Heavy rain has domi much damage to wheat crop in this section, but the fruit crop has not suffered in any way. Prominent growers say that never in all their experience have they seen such a crop of peach es as tins year. It will eclipse all previous records. FOUR NEW KNIGHTS Abandon Bridge at Edmonton C.P.R. May Cross Sas- katchewan at Clo- ver Bar COMMITTED THEM TO STAND TRIAL This morning Inspector West gave his derision regarding William Gra- ham accused of attempting to murder Mary Foronzs, nnd William Rudiak. charged with being his accomplice. The former was committed for trial nt the noxt sitting of the Supreme Court and the latter was remanded for trial. Application will be inndc for bail for Rurtiak. Edmonton, July business meeting of the Strathcons, Radial Tramway company was held yester- Iny forenoon to discuss the plans for commencing work in connection with- l.he line. The charter requires that be started .by August 1. Instead of the proposed high level b-idge between Edmonton and Strath- so much discussed during the few years and towards which the Dominion nnd local governments as well aa the "Twin Cities" have promised grants, thi-re is a probabil- ity that the C. P. K. may enter Ed- monton shortly by way ot the Clover Bar bridge now Iwing constructed by the G. T. P. ii; i for use before the and oi this year. MACHINERY K. W. Steam Turbine or engine generator sett having 50 per cent one hour over-load capacity. K. W. Steam Driven Exciter. 2-H350'H. P. B. "W. Boilers with surface condenser, hot well circulat- ing and vacuum pumps, steam fitting etc., to operate at 150 lbs_ pressure and 300 super heat.- Re-instailation of generator setts. exciters and B; W. boiler of present station. Re-installation of present switch board with extensions of Improve- ments. BUILDING Brisk and steel fireproof, designed K. W. Generating setts. 1 250 K. W. old generating setts (belt 1 200 K. old generating setts (di- 2 350 H.P. B. W. Boilers. 1 300 H.P. B. W. Boiler. 1 210 H.P. old B. W. Boiler. Chimney, coal bunkers, hand crane foundations, etc.. including engineer- ing and contingencies, Extensions to present distribution system. So.000. Money Set Aside by the Ag cultural Society for the Purpose There was a good lurri.put at the meeting of the din-dors of the- Ag ricultural Society last ;night. The meeting was called to receive the reports of the committees on sports, All bunds set to figure out dcben- ure.s, sinking funds, etc., Secretary .Yeusurer Robinson finally dctcwuin- d that the city would Lave to set aside S7.li9-l.30 a year us a sinking und to meet debt at the ind of the tv.-cnty years, the differ- nce being made up by the interest allowed by the bank on the amount t three per cent. To this must be ad'ded the interest at per cent, vhich amounts to a your, a total annual cost of about lincteen thousand dollars. This sum would of course be materially lessen- ed by the saving the city would make in using its sinking fund in- tead of borrowing money at a high- er rate of interest. After due "discussion of the finances, the aldermen all'agreed that it will >e a paying proposition, not only raying for itself but yielding a good profit to the city. rVld. Cunningham wished to have Aid. Ives' motion slightly changed o as to defer the removal of the Jlant. Aid. Ives said that he was his opinion on the expert ev- idence of Engineer Smith, who is supported in his evidence by several other experts who have given opin- ion. No expert opinion has been gi- ven to the contrary aud it seems to be the view of all who study such things and know about them. If the council is not going to carry out. the expert evidence in toto they should get more expert advice on the whole matter and Aid. Ives declared further that there is no question but what before the bylaw pusses there would be sufficient expression by the ratepayers and their views as to the removal of the plant would be plain- ly stated. Aid. Cunningham said that Aid. Ives' position is well taken but he has forgotten that Mr. Smith's re- port is providing for a population of people.- If the large expendi- ture can be deferred for a few years by the expenditure of a smaller am- ount now, should be done. The Mayor said that the mistake of most municipalities was that they went into things too small and had to keep adding and patching, lie told of Mr. McBurncy of Winnipeg, an expert, saying that the electric plant HORSE RACES AT MACLEOD Big Entry of Fast Horses is Anticipated for the Fair Premiers of Quebec aid Ontario Honored by Prince of Wales (Special to the Herald.) Macleod, July tin races last year drew a record crowd and although there were more entries for each race than any previous year in the history of Macleod, yet every- thing points this year to the races and tli4> agricu'iural show the bt-st, that outside of the Dominion Fair at Calgary, was ever held in Southern Alberta. Great preparations are being made at the Fair Grounds. several teams having been working there for the past few weeks level ing and fixing up the- race track and mowing the grass and weeds in thr- Fair Grounds. competitors for .the different prize? competitors for the different prizee: are being registered thick and fast and never. before was such interest taken by the whole of the. district and outside points before. Twice the amount of show buildings and stables for stock are being erected than last year and Jt will keep several. men busy until the fair to get things and a ways and committee was Quebec, July honor of the Tercentenary the Prince of Wales early this afternoon bestowed a num- ber of decorations at a special in- vestiture held at the citadel. The royal honors included four knight- hoods and a number of lesser distinc- tions to those who took leading parts in the arrangements for the Tercen- tenary. His Excellency Earl Grey, is made i grand commander of the Victorian >fder, while Col. Hanbury becomes Col. Sir St. John Hanbury .Villiams K. C. V. 0. The premier of Quebec, Hon. Lorn- -T Gouin, Premier Whitney of Ontar- io aud Mayor Garueau of Quebec re- ceive knighthood as knight bachelors. Sir George Drummond, Byron E. vValker and Hon. Adelard Tourgeon jot the C. V. 0. while Col Percy Sherwood, Joseph Pope and Col. Alex Roy are made members of the Victor- ian order. City Clerk Chomard, of Quebec, who originated the Tercentenary idea in a newspaper article, was made a commander of St. Michael and St. George. It was a busy day for every body but especially for the Prince of Wales. Early in the morning His Rnyal Highness left the citadel in an au- .omobile to pay a series of calls to the vessels of the threei fleets. Few to see the prince out so and he drove to the King's wharf almost unrecognized, so .that t was not till the guns on the battle- hip thundered their salute that the paople knew the prince was abroad. TO RETRY Oyster Bay, July CASE Estimated cost (net) to rity of present plant FORCE MAIN 2100 lineal feet cast iron force main. 118 tons at GRADING THE STREETS (Special to the Herald.) July town coun- cil is having the streets pradfd and H'.IL !N C.TTARIO Ingersoll, A hail stoni of the wr-.-i rn typ revenue from the booths, etc., at the irrounds and that a revenue could bo derived weekly for six months dnrinsr the year if a platform for dancing were erected and rented. G. M. Hatch informed the society that the Government would run poles out to the ground and install the telephone if askrd to 'do so. They will be asked. A motion was pu.-sed asking the grounds committee in interview the should be where the and other with these opinions. Aid. water is. Mr. experts agreed Cunningham of the danger of pendent on n mine ulso spoke being 'de- ftcross the Several horses are coming in from different towns. Ray's string from Willow Creek; McKenzie from Pinch er; Lyon'a from Blair-more and Lo we.ll from Kulispel, Montana, are all bringing racing stock to run in the events this year. Three thousand dollars in purses prises, is being given in addition to which a special purse of one hun- dred dollars for the saddle horse- race be awarded. There are several entries for the. 2 year old and 3 year old stake raceyrsome of the horses en lered binng now on the grounds train- ing for these races. The pony racu for polo ponies only will bo a feature of special interest. Roosevelt has directed the attorney to take for the retrial of the Standard Oil case. Electric Light Co. n- stilling lights on tli- the cost of in- grounds and if river for coal but it was shown that in the estimates provision was made for the storage of coal to lasl three months. Aid. Cunningham would not say that he was willing to have money spent on the old plant. Finally Aid. Ives amended his res- olution as it is given above and Aid. Cunningham declared his satisfaction with the change. It then passed un- animously. A few other minor matters were presented by the secretary and some of them dealt, with. C. G. Xim- Prefer Wheat to Raising Hogs AN ESCAPED PRISONER Niagara als, Ont., July if Niagara Falls, N. Y. have identified he man who shot and killed patrol- nan McCormick, as Edward vho recently escaped .with six others Toronto jail. SERGT. BAYLES WON Bisley, July the score of !6 out of possible 50 Sergt. Bayles, of Toronto, yesterday won the Imeprial Tobacco Trophy valued at 12s. That is the Opinion Expressed by J. B. Piche POLICEMAN ARRESTED New York. July David Shellard was today arrested in connection with the murder of Bar- bara Reig, the young woman shot in Irving Park, Williamsburg. According to a statement by Dep- uty Commissioner Woods, Shellard cjnfessed that he was with the girl when she took his revolver and shot 'lerself in the head. When the Pork Commissioners rc- cuinr'd their session yesterday afitr inons. weed inspector, wrote the coun noon' J- B- Picllt they deem it advisable to order the work to be done. cil that he had been instructed by T. 13. 11. Henderson, chief provincial weed inspector, to request the city to attend to the destruction of cer- tain noxious weeds that were grow- ing in profusion in various parts of the city. Hugh Scott will be asked to attend to this important matter. Permission was given E. N. Wakeiy to remove the telephone wires neces- gave evidence. He told Miron, of having THREE SOLDIERS KILLED Gettysburg, Pa., July all night search throughout Camp Hay- es, where the men of the Na- tional Guard of Pennsylvania hss iVen camped for a week and which .vas visited last night by a terrific and wind storm, shows that some difficulty in getting hogs hav j three soldiers were struck dead by ing to go as far as Edmonton for tht-m. He ascribf-d the lack of hogs to the fact that the farmers in this district would rather sell their wheat than raise hogs. In order to increase the growing of hogs a sure market and a better lightning and that nearly a Via'f hurulerd others were injured. of way TANK AND MF.TF.RS tank (C. H. Smith's estimate) Electrical valve and wire 1.000 sary in the removal of the Presbyter Church ho fum'sh a program of race.s and were given the ifuaruntee covering nny damage that, power to arrange t-r 2 days racing, may he done the system nnd for the socie'.y to alln-.v purses, which the city would .held liable G. M. Hatch wan requested to in in granting bis request. A Calgary terview Mr. Naismitii re securing ex-j firm wrote offering the city a rock cursion from Cordston during. crusher capable of crushing ten to are no necessary. nion v Farmers can case will be tried here next Tuesday the 23th P. J. Nolan for the crown and Colin Macleod for the de- fence. She was out through amidships nnd sank in a few moments. From ten In twenty of thp cers are believed to have been drown- ed. Twor.ty three of them were res- cued. Water meters AND GALLTCRIKS Excavation Concrete lining.................. Covers........................... Completing Galleries Incidentals. hnrkfiJliner_ ot.r.. ji'iMMiTm.ii rowtrr i rnnsniiTf- sion Km? GRAND TOTAL 1.000 500 300 500 the exhibition. The band will b which will I twenty tons of rock per i-ngaged by ten- j f.o.b. Calgary. I'oify hour for There was whether the The Engineer number of, informed tho council that the water- i inain asked for on Rnrnes St. 'liscussion ns to would cost Indian- shonld be en- gngcd to parade and put up n "pow- forms requesting Vropt-rly HI led sewer on Bompns St.. from Hound to Cnlt St. nnd side wow." the suit that was walk on liompas St. from Wood to and pow-wmv to b. ciwn on the last [loft over for the regulnr mooting but pound. Hi.s iirm does not do any curing now but buy all American pork .as tin- people will not buy the Canadian cured pork. The difference is in tho curing process as Canad- ian fresh pork is as good as Amer ican, in fact, wheat fvd pork is better than corn fed. He thought that if a factory were established here so as to guarantee a market and a better pricr, i.irnurs would raise them. jusl now he ;loos not. think there are enough hogs in the provinc.- to ktvp a factory froing a month. Grif fin of Winnipeg cannot sf-i enough to PICKED LOCK WITH STRAWS r -ronto, July has been dis- covered that the seven prisoners who esciped from jail here last Friday picked a champion lock by means of six straws from a broom and then dug their way to liberty. None; have het-n recaptured. tho aldormon expressed themselves ns I two days of tho fair. The secretary that he wasjboing in favor of grilling th< receipt oi 2 from {ouosts. LAW CLERK DEAD Ottawa, July A. McCord, law clerk of the House of Commons, Jied suddenly last evening. in encouraging hog raising. .Ud. E. A. Cunningham had intend- d givinsr Ihf commission the data he had collected while chairman of pot tlu- The mayor in discussing the state- ment said that the expenditure of the money would not mean nny ad- ciltioi.ul cost 10 the Tlu the department expressing a wish i ho Indians asked to par ade or dance, thv rrason being that a minister of the gospel thought such performances demoralized the In- City Solicitor xvill l.o I irmi requt-st-' ed to haw the bylaw prepare! at 1 Anmnp once, and the council adjourned until ent of tin: morr nogs. run steady. If they paid more, they tho industrial committee of the Board and judging of Trade when they were negotiating they j n packing establishment, but injr unable to find the document, unable to do so. Saturday evening to give it the nec- essary readings and fix the date for the pay six ernts a pound, nib, r in his evi H. Kxpotimontal Farm, said that he heliveod that the- growing of commissioners decided that Leth- brijge was not on the hog and closed the session. ;