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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Dafly Herald VOL. II. ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1900. MO. A MATCH PUT GAS ON FIRE Branch Formed In This City. A mass meeting of carpenters of the city was held last night in the labor hall. J. Francis, of Sdmonton, oc- cupied the chair, and in open ng gave !a short address and then introduced J. T. C. Smith, of Vancouver, organ- izer of the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners. Mr. Smith then addressed the meeting at some jh-ngth, giving a -calk on the strength af-ter which he described the I benefits his Organization pays to its I members deal ng with the Tool, i Benefit, Sick, Strike, Unemployed, Cleverville; July The Herald's I Accident and Superanuation. also travelling correspondent visited the funeral benefit, all these benefits the settlement of Cleverville today and: society guarantees to pay its mem- Smith had finished TOLD TO WED Some Parties Around Cleverville Well Burned Love Not In the Arrangements Of Parents iWlNNER OF i THE KING'S j PRIZE j Bislf-y Camp, July Lance ;Corporal Burr, London -Rifle is winner of the Kings prize. Morris i I of Canada js second. The first prize is given by His] I Majesty the King, the National Asso- j Socialist Leader Sue- j out the district. CABINET IS FORMED Funeral Of Dr. Mclntyre Strathcona, Alta., July of the constituency of Strathcona j were represented at the funeral the late -Dr. Wilbert Maclntyre this af-1 which was one of the largest! ever seen- in-this city, being a sterling j tribute to the universal esteem in: which the deceased was he-Id throush- THEY SPENT A HELPFUL DAY ciation gold medal and badge. I competition be a flaw in; the marriage deal. Mr. Gerette an order for the gir! to -be -de- ever, since that 155 feet of casing has earliest possible convenience and, join the .great number of 'forturiaite farm- ers who came here with the necessary been put in so if the well gets oh fire again it will be easier to- put it out. The gas burned on for about a day when it went out itself. The ground was baked like brick for about six inches around the hole. After the fire went.out the drilling was resumed, but the gas-is still coming out. In the sunlight the waves of escaping gas can be plainly seen. The pres- j homestead and pre-emption. sure caii be felt by the hand. Contractor Van Oman' Has be hr.d until the case one way. or another. trina .was to TCH.S proved Queen Rosa on the equipment and eagerly turn over the with .-great. volubility how virgin" prairie and transform it into j came on: Sunday whilst she was in a vast waving field of Alberta Bed.- (bed. She- hurried with, her dressing. Mr. and Glenburn, 3Hrs. J. 3ST. D-, C. Donovan, pf' and was just in time to snatch are in the ;city. j uable gold necklace from the child be- They .will make their home near Bow jfore i-an off with her in Island where they have up-a'Jan automobile. i: BOARD OF TRADE SEATTLE EXCURSION Some time ago the Board of Trade tried to get a sufficient, people to agree to go to Seattle at the same time, to enable them to charter a spe- cial train but finding this to be: impossible now intend to try and fill one or more special cars !to g-o to Seattle to start some the week commencing August 22. As three weeks notice has to be given the C. P. R. it will be -necessary for those who wish to go to apply for- accom- modation -by" the end of this month.- The is to have one1 or more "first -class standard sleepers- with only in a car, and to have the cars held at Seattle'for three or more days, party may so .party will sleep in and no hotel .-.troubles.. The be 'by 'the Ar- rowhead ;-Lakes and the- Ctoast. Transportation- and sleeper fare including three days in the sleeper at Seattle will .be about each. Any person who-wishes to form one -of this party will please notify the Secretary of the Board, Mr. McNicoJ.' at once-in order that the neces- sary arrangements may be made. iOf public works, posts and telegraph. ;M. Millar and minister of commerce ..Jean Thipuis minister of agriculture iM. Ruis Minister of the colonies. M. [Trouillot minister of Tabor. M. Viv- iani. The portfolios of war and navy filled tomorrow morning. The new premier is a Socialist. the floral tributes, which in- cluded beautiful large wreaths from the cities of Strathcona and Wetaski- win local boards of trade, Liberal and Conservative associations in Strath- cona, Vegreville, Red Deer and Cam- rose, and the Alberta. Medical associa- tion and a large number of others. QUEzR TALE FROM PARIS :A Story is Circulated That Boni de Castelane is to Marry Daughter o? George Gould i July as the !story may seem.'it is believed among i certain wfll-informed people that i Count Boni de Castellane ha? been Ire-establishing his credit- around Pa- i'ris by repeating "confidentially" that I he is shortly to marry Miss Marjorie Gould, daughter of George Gould, when his finances would be fixed up jto the satisfaction of all concerned. Preposterous as such a story would. appear, it is believed at pre-Castel- lane the fashionable adjunct of the j Cafe''de-'Paris in the.Bois du Bou- where Count Boni has been GETTING RID The excursionists were shown7 ver. both the irrigated and .aon-ir-'gif-ed sections of the farm-but the non-ini- gated interested them most.. How- ever the experiments with the forty kinds -of strawborries imvr- greatly and these found on the irrigated All strawberries are bearing, farmers when insped-m, non-irrigated" side of the iirm particular attention to he winter wheat plots. Mr._ Fairfield r oiniei .out to them that the wintar planted on July 15 last year up nicely until March when 'he pVtd at withered ftF THE UjTCnC away The wheat .Panted b.-tWeea 1HL If CClSu August 1 and 15 turned out (he best, i The alfalfa on. dry land i-s bjaring .this year and its W -J I i I n I to the farmers. The first need inspector is Busy in fuuy as good as the cwr on i-the irrigated land but the second crop ;is not as heavy. The farm in every section look- i ing in perfect condition and the i ion was expressed ..that more esperi- 1 mental .work ;was .being, done here than at the farm at Lacombe. This District-Some Bad Spots J. F. of Bamwell, who is the provdncial .weed inspector for this After the 'fanu.h'ad been thoroughly ____ ____ ____________district, lias, returned from a trip' msPected the visitors adjourned to lately giving entertainments rivalling! through the-country: norih.oi' the driving .shed, where a few Townsend Martin city and out into.. the.' Little Bow nef speeches W. A. Bu- cpuntry., In with .The -chanan, M. P. P., welcomed the vis- those of Frederick in luxury. When asked if Count Boni paid his bills, the aCaitre d'Hotel of the Cas- tcllane replied. "No but he had no fear of giving him all the credit he wanted, since Castellane was to mar- ry Miss The only condition that lends the slightest possible color to i such a pro- position is the fact that Mrs. George Gould, have been seen among the guest? at Count Boni's entertainments Gould's friends say that she ne- ver had any particularly unkind feel- in? toward Count Boni. Herald regarding conditions where he visited, Mr. Johnson gave an idea of the coud itions. in each locality. the district .and remarked up- the of this charac- :ter to the farmer. The- gas smells quite strong and. the bubbling can be 'heard quite plain ly. Signs have not yet been put up forbidding smoking nut no one wants to take the chance of being burnt. Smokers -are warned to put out their i pipes before .they enter the yard. A i depth of about 185 feet has been reached. NO coal has yet -been struck .They are in hopes of still water. Mr. Path's residence is at the top of a knoll from which a splendid can be had in every -direction, can see Stavely twenty-one a large gang of men. at. work putting in a waterworks system at Coal, City. The C. P. 'R. is also, putting in a spur to connect with several mines 'at that place. I A marked air of prosperity .is again hovering over our city which is made manifest by almost every business j man in eown. enlarging and improv- get mff nf The latest away and the mountains beyond. To the north aiid east an-d south east and -west there .is a splend d view of is place td on Campbell and Anderson's i clothing- store at the hands of Con- tractor Wildman, who is moving the old building back from the street and puttiub a large addition in front E. R. Wildman received a some- the surrounding prairie with its large j wnat thmlgh- not ia. fields of growing grain and black breaking dotted with hundreds of 'jury yesterday while moving Camp-'J larm buildings. On Q, clear day Car- ibell and Anderson's store, a plank! if ailing and hitting him oil the head nmngay can be plainly seen 'about j -t SQ fig tQ nccessitate eight .seventeen miles to the south east. put in_ He has a good standing crop of j spring wheat, oats and new potatoes as big as a hen's egg. It s only j about four years since they settled j here. Each year K they notice more j breaking and new building in their neighborhood. FARMERS' OPINION OF THE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE Jncss for more. I Bullock Bros. Are Decidedly Opposed to its Being Miss C. A. Cooksley, of Ixrtlibridge. jwas a business visitor in the city for a couple of days this week. J. R. Davis has resigned his posi- tion of city alderman. j The Alberta Co. j is rushing work on the new elevator here. This is the second elevator in the city and there is room and busi- Established in Connect'on With Alberta University "That the feeling of the- farmer? throughout the province as a whole is against the establishment of an agri- cultural college in connection with, and under the same management as the Alberta University, or any other is part of a resolution passed .it 'a recent executive meeting of thf United Farmers of Albertn. Also. "That the board of directors of the United aFimers of Alberta urge the lo- upon tht; government that in cation and the- establishment of an jiffricuHur.il college the province, n committee should be appointed to hnroiiphly canvas the situation in all its aspects and inasmuch a? the farm- iris: industry is the one particularly t.he representation of farmer.-? on that committee be proportionate to thfir ?trong interests in the sub- have resumed opera- tions at their mine here and are .ex- periencing a keen demand for coal. H. Matthews, of dent of the Stewart and Matthews Land Co.. is a guest for a few days at the home of E. B. Tainter, while on his way to the Seattle Pair. is accompanied by his rsife and Walter. Purple Springs baseball nine came up today and suffered defeat the hands of the who bid fair to be, a" fast aggregation with a little practice. ROOSEVELT'S COLLECTION Xaivasha. British East Africa, July NEW DAYTON'S BIRTHDAY In the-