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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JULY 26, 1909. NO. 190. HID DIAMONDS IN BATH ROOM Robbers Made Con- fession To the De- tectives AN ACTIVE OLD MAN London, July Booth, commander in chief of the Salvation Army today started on an- other of his motor car crusades thrugh England. The octogenarian lias time laid out a trip cover- ing mil's during which he will address 500 meetings. U. S. REPRESENTATIVE AT PEKIN KILLED AT POWER PLANT Nt-lsbii, July 01 ten. em- ployed at the switchboard of the Nel- son plant at the upper Bon- nington falls was instantly killed while on duty at 1.30 this afternoon by contact with a live wire. The de- ceased leaves a widow and no child- ren. He came to British Columbia from New Brunswick 5 years ago and worked as steam engineer chieflv. FOREIGN MISSIONS AT OUR DOORS Ottawa, Out., July in the bath room of the Ottawa House, Detectives Culver and O'Mara, of the police department Saturday af- ternoon discovered the missing Mc- Millan diamonds, just three alter the stones stjole.ii from the Sparks Street store. The rings, ninety-four in number were conceal- ed in the work of an old fashioned boxed-in bath. The thieves had strung thu rings on a length o! tape, had of the wood p'-mels of the bath box und had pinned the tape on the under side of the wooden strip running around tho edge of the bath. On Friday afternoon. Woods and Con- rad after spending a couple of hours discussing the matter with Detective Culwr, asked for Chief DeLaronde. j At the service at Wesley To the chief and Detective Culver thejChurch the Rev. T. P. Perry prisoners? voluntarily confessed that, a strong and statesmanlike pro- they were the guilty parties and de-, nouncement regarding the problem of clared that on Saturday they would J Foreign Missions at Home. He said reveal the- whereabouts of the iniss-j thart such a problem does exist. Of ing diamonds. True to their promise, 'non-English-speaking foreigners there 'the men disclosed the hiding come four hundred thousand to Cajiada during the past twelve years, of whom the majority had stayed east of Winnipeg, chiefly in the cities. Rev.T. P. Perry Deals With the Problem At Wesley Church iof the jewelry and answered their willingness to accompany the police to Renfrew. Only one ring was mLss- ing and neither man was able to ac-j Although, he had been told -that'there were no distressing conditions with the foreigners in Lethbridge yet 'ac- cording to the police and otiher au- thorities it was not necessary to go very far afield to find, different condi- tions. These foreigners are not de- generate 'but have the material for Pi Tiilv of i ra., jury _t. W11 splendid citizens and are distinguish- when they have a chance. They are here stay and while it may -be .possible to restrict their coming it is impos- count for the loss. The value of the recovered property according to prices on the tags ag- gregates A BASEBALL SURPRISE Philadelphia the baseball surprises of the year wasjijlg. themselves at our colleges the announcement made today that' Mike Oonlin, the star outfielder of the New York Nationals, who refused to play with that club because of the differences. over the question of sal- ary, will manage the Philadelphia Na- tional League Club, succeeding Wm. 1 Murray, who lias been asked to ro- sign. Donlin will play of outleld positions and will also tain the team. the stop them. When they come they leave their MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS Winnipeg, July advanc guard of a party of British mountain climbers are en route to the Rockie and reached Winnipeg last night Must of them have Alpine records anc are otherwise distinguished persons They will proceed to the new club house of the Alpine Club of Canada at Banff. FOUR JAPS KILLED Tokio July the crew o the Japanese battleship Asahi wa? engaged in gun practice at Ise Bay yesterday, one of the twelve pounders >f the. vessel blew up, killing four anc wounding five of the gunners. Among the wounded were two officers of thf battleship. NEW CHURCH AT P1NCHER CREEK Anglicans Talk Of Erecting One-Crops In Splendid Shape Charles R, Crane Of Chicago, Newly Appointed U. S. Minister To China TWO MEN KILLED Winnipeg, July nam- es unknown, were run down and kill- ed by a street car on Logan Avenue this evening. One of the men was killed instantly and the other died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital. Both men are said to be foreigners. FLEW ACROSS ENGLISH CHANNEL church, generally the Greek Catholic, behind there, and their churches have not followed them up. They are left open to temptation and many of cap- j them are here on that account. In our own city, the preacher judged from h s observations, that three- fourths of the men who went into the bars were foreigners. Speaking of the settlements on the prairies, he said that they have no religion and the churches have been neglecting them. The public schools are doing good work among the chil- dren but what about the 'grown up men and women? Nothing has been done for them and their need is very great. They are receiving the fran- chise and are being appealed to for their votes. They will .be manipulat- ed by designing politicians unless the church enlightens and protects them. They will be into politics and they will be no credit unless their ideals are raised. The prea.cher claimed that it was a London, Eng., July Ble- riot, the Frenchman who made his- tory yesterday by flying -across the English Channel from Les Barbues to Dover, a distance of twenty-one miles in tihe remarkable time of a little less mistake to send raw boys as mission- aries among these people to evangel- ize them. This problem requires the best men in the church for it is their most difficult problem. The same is true in the city work among these than half an hour, and his famous j people. It is a waste of money to little monoplane, both reached Lon- send inexperienced boys to do this this morning, the former to re- work. Good men should >be sent and ceive the monetary fruits of his i should be well supported equipp- achievement in the shape of a cheque ad. for one thousand pounds and the lat- ter >to be-placed on exhibition to the SETTLEMENT FAR OFF Glace Bay, July third week of the strike sees a settlement as far off as ever, apparently in the coal- strike. Heir to the Throne of Spain STRIKE AT AN END Pittsburg.. Pa... July strike at the. Standard Steel Car Company's plant at Butler was ended today when more than former employees re- tfojiwed to work at the terms.- Seven of the leaders -of tlve strike-movement, were discharged. Of- ficers of tho company state that here- after American workmen will be giv- en preference in all departments and particularly in the cars. construction of CANADIANS AT BISLEY financial advantage of both a Lon- don hospital and the enterprising pro prietor of the only American depart- ment store here. The famous avia- tor is finding hero worship much more trying to endure than the strain of navigating the air. A DAY y, Jnly L. Taylor, of Carmangay, who bought a lot yes- terday for wns today offered for it but refused it and was offered a few minutes later. in question was on Pacific Avenue next to the Hotel. Will See Real Bucking Contest (Special to the Herald) Medicine Hat, Alta., July fifty or sixty delegates from Halifax to Victoria are in Medicine Hat to attend the annual convention of the union of Canadian Municipalities. More will come during the day. The morning was devoted to executive meeting, registration of delegates and arranging hotel accommodation. This afternoon delegates will witness buck- ing and broncho busting contests and hold the first session. A GOOD Regina, Sask., RECORD July years in the 'S. N. W. M. P. with dis- charge papers marked exemplary, is thc record on which Sergt. Major Bowridge retires to take up civilian life at Saskatoon, Monday. He was banquetted by his fellow non-cornmis- sioned officers tonight. GOING TO CALGARY Hamilton, Ont., July J. C. Sycamore pastor of James Street Baptist church here, accepted a call to the First Baptist church, Calgary, and will enter upon his new duties about October 1. BUILD THROUGH YELLOWHEAD Edmonton July it is the definite intention of the Canadian Pa- cific Railway to extend their Winni- peg-Saskatoon-Wctaskiwin branch through the Yellowhead to the Paci- fic Coast by utilizing the old MacKen- zie survey which runs into the Pass from Buck Lake, SO miles or so west of Wetaskiwin is the belief of A. S- ex-member of the provin- cial legislature for Wetaskiwin. who was in the city yesterday. Lieut. Morris in Third Place ,Jn Con- test for Kings Prize Bisley, July Burr, of the London Brigade who tied for and lost the King's prize in 1.900 in the shoot-off today won that valuable prize with a fine score of 324. Lieut. Morris, of Bowmanville, who finished in third place thereby winning the DEATH LIST IS GROWING LARGER NEW GERMAN CHANCELLOR Herr Von Bethman Hollweg Hurricane In South- ern States Has Killed Many People BRAKEMAN KILLED Marrisburg, Oat., July Deruchie, 22 years old, a brakeman on the Grand Trunk fell off a train here last night and was killed. He' belonged to Lancaster, Out. DAMAGE IS HEAVY j Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., July 24 New Orleans, La., July IThe estimate of damage done the Can- definite reports today of'thirteen canal b-v the steamer, Perry G. ditional deaths as the result of in breaking one of the gates hurricane in Texas and Louisiana Wednesday, the death list tonight to-'------------------------' tals 41. Also six previously reported! NEWS FROM CARMANGAY missing are still unaccounted for. j Carmangay, July Despatches today from Henderson, Prusbyterian minister, (Special to the Herald) Pincher Creek, July biles are becoming everyday sights in i this town now. Early potatoes put in their aPPear- ance here last week for the first time this year, and were of an exceptional- ly good variety. The town couacil have men at work taking the -boulders out of the creek, with the intension of placing them on the; crib-work already completed. R. E. McLeod has sold out his bar- ber shop business to Mr. Steel, who has augmented the facilities of his .new shop by installing an. electric massage machine. The crops in all directions around here are in excellent condition and promise a heavy yield, yet the farm- ers would welcome a good two days' rainfall- Interesting services were held in the j'Methodist church on Sunday last, the day 'being Flower Sunday. The scho lars of the Sunday School part 'in the exercises with coasidera-ble cre- dit to tinirnselves and their teachers. It is stated that a new Anglican church is to be erected on the site of the present building, to cost a good handsome figure. The Dixie Trobadours held the boards of the opera house here on Friday night and Saturday night to good sized audiences. The show put on by this dusky troupe is a goud one of its kind, no Ueiiit? made to injure tho feelings of any- one. The Jeanne Russell Co., billed to appear on Monday and Tuesday, have changed their dates to Friday and Saturday next. Rev. W. G-. James, rector of St. John's Church, will be away on his holidays at the. Kootenay Lakes for the next two weeks, and in conse- quence there will be no services in that church on the first and second Sundays in August. will be resumed on Sunday, August 35th. Some time ago the council ordered street sprinkler from a. local deal- er, but .up to date that desirable and refreshing apparatus has not put in People are wonder- is waiting until the BALLOON MAY GO UP AT FAIR Special Attractions at the Lethbridge Fall Exhibition Peter aPPearance The directors of the Lethbridge and distr ct Agricultural Society are busy working up the fair that takes place on August 10, 11 and 12. On. Sat- urday night a meeting was held in the office of the Northwest Jobbing and Commission So. The first mat- ter under discussion was that of the allotting of space in the hall for ad- vertising purposes. It was suggested that as there was not room for 'all that those in first should be given the preference. The idea finally pre- d tihat the whole building would be required for exhibits alone and that if the exhibits were properly dis- played 'they would take up the whole After- a good deal of dis- ussion it was decided to gwt a large ent and place it so that the crowds going, in and out of the exhibition lall would pass through it have he advertising exhibits in this tent. 'his space will be allotted by the ommittee in charge of the hall ex- hibits. It was decided tiO sell the privilege f selling ice cream, fruits, cigars, tc., to as many as wanted to come or Special tenders will be ask- ed for the privilege of selling these goods in the booth under the grand- stand and for the restaurant aSjwell. The question of attractions caused considerable discussion. They nnally made arrangements with A. Morris to get two attractions that promise to te very good and au effort will be made to secure a balloon ascension also. ...Director Geo. Houk took the re- sponsibility of offering ,the services of the Citizen's Band to the society for the fair. There was some tal'c ci having a band competition but noth- ing came of it. ...Wm. Oliver reported that he had erected thirty-four new stalls at the and had generally got the grounds fixed up. He reported too that he was having suc- cess in canvassing the ci'-y for funds for the occasion! and expected to get over He had had only one refusal and it is expected that a great many more will dig up to assist the fair in its efforts to help the city. The Society will make an effort to have a.special train running from Cardston on the second day, return- ing the same night. Some matters relating to providing hay, advertising and other small mat ters were attended to also. cw LTf ORDER ON C. P. R. All intending passengers on the lo- cal C. P. R. trains must show their tickets at the car door now before en- tering trains. It is expected that Texas, confirmed the report that Mau- Claresholm will preach at Carmangay rice P. Wolfe, his wife, six children! Sunday, Aug. 8th, in the Carman- and colored servant had been city hall. ed at Christmas Bayou. j Rev. T. N. Caldwell is recovering While various towns arid the accident received at the hich suffered damage in the hurri- j Claresholm S.S. picnic when he fell cane have reported property losses Land dislocated his finger when en- 111 tJlil'L LUtlVCT t f f K i aggregating in thu latest reports over, deavormg win the race and se- shield and twenty guineas offered by co t, ,____ _, _____ _, snow flies before he completes his con i this rule will also be put into practice tract. 'Meanwhile the citizens are contending with in a remarkably good aatured way, and are cortainly displaying a won- I on the other trains. In the past it the Standard of Empire for the marks- man from the British Colonies fin- ishing in the highest place in the Corporal Mclnnes was fourth with the same score as Morris, losing out by only having scored 38 at the thou- sand yards range, compared with the 43 put up by Morris. The other big competition on the card was the St. Georges Vase in the. final stage of which there were eight Canadians out of the hundred who became eligible by their scores in the first stage shot on Thursday. In this match Sergt. Freeborn was 5th, Sergt. Richardson 9th, and Capt. McVittie llth, each winning Lieut. Mortimer 33rd, Lieut Smith 37th and Lieut. Morris 39th, each winning Sergt. Mitchell 52nd, win- ning and Sergt. Major Huggins, 61st, winning Sergt. Blackburn, of Winnipeg, thc who won thfr Prince of weather conditions has been a too common occurrence that intending passengers would pur- 4. chase transportation on the trains. derful amount of patience in the mat- and many making short trips would Three Indians made things decided- j free a9 thc conductor would be ly interesting and warm around their to collect and Punch Ollt a11 the absence of estimates of: cure the prize of the Lethbridge Her- j Respective wigwams in the vicinity of ithe fares between crop damage make.-; impossible any-i aid. thing like a correct measure vf the'to-j The large herd of cattle belonging to tal damage. Many rural sections Morin's ranch were dipped at barns and residences, not included-the Carman's dip on .Wednesday. in the big known damage list. GRAIN COMING ALONG Barons, July July 4th hail storm passed th rough our set- tlement. Some fields were pounded as flat as the street. But now the second growth is showing up fine The Carmangay stone quarry is opened up. Mclntyre, Bailey Co. (have the best grade of building sand- I stone in Alberta. I night after the jsale oJ thc townsitfi lots the young folks en- joyed a social hop in the city hall. I All enjoyed till daylight. and if frost does not come too early! it may yet yield a good crop, and j Carmangay Tennis Club will try to secure a leasv of one of the valuable lots in the new townsite. in any case it will yield lots of hay Thc basebaU club have which ]g worth money these times. Messrs. Cook, McKerricher Co. merchants, who have been carrying on biisiness at Pinohor Creek have assigned to the Trusts and Guarantee Company, Limited, of Cal- gary, ofllc al Wales Cup and the B. S. M. A. cup added another to his collection by taking first place in the Wingrove, 7 shote at 300 yards. This cup is valued at Rev. j. T. Pitcher, a prominent Methodist minister of Gan-anoque, Ont., is visiting his son of the A. R. T. for a few days on his i return from the Seattle Fair. EMMINENT SPEAKERS TO VISIT CITY Secretary Manwaring, of the Canadian Club has been notifi- ed that Hon. Geo. E. Foster, J.S.Willison, editor of the To- ronto News, and Kalph Smith M.P., Nanaimo, B. C. will, in- clude in their west- ern lecture course. They will lecture here at different times in the fall under the auspices of the Canadian Club. several good players as shown by game with Clevervillc on Tues- day evening. We have'a team .worth cheering for. J. F. Snider, with a plow out- fit is doing fine work. He has been busy all summer'. His engine will be used to move of the buildings to the new townsite. Two teams of three oxen each are busy breaking near Cnrmangay. The drayman and other freighters are kept busy now hauling lumber and freight from Mr. W.itaon, the watchmaker, and town one night last week. It was the result of having imbibed too fre- quently and unsparingly of some- thing containing more than -the aver- WILL RIVAL COBALT Winnipeg, July C. Lett, of the Grand Trunk Pacific who has just age amount of alcohol in its makeup from sturgeon Lake reports dope. Firearms were discharged rock that ft rich and gtrike has lessly and promiscuously, but the I beea made which hfi fchinks three redskins were fortunately too thg district. unsteady in their aiiming to do any j "__ _______ damage. They were rowadod up by the Mounted Police and Pincher City merchant arraigned together: with here. EARL GREY BACK Ottawa, Ont., July Grey the Indians, before the" beak arrived in the capital today from The case was proved that the j England. Lady Grey is still quaran- merchant in question ,had supplied but is progressing towards re- the three red men each witJi 'bottle of extract of lemon, which tasting fla vory, so agreeable to the palate on ordinary occasions, had caused the aboriginics. apparently, to imagine i Ricl been resurrected and rebellion in active operation. covery from her attack of scarlet fe- ver. Fast Train Was Wrecked WATER TANK FELL Winnipeg, July 7.30 this! evening the thirty thousand gallon j Kansas City, Mo., July is water tank on the five story ware- reported here that two persons were house of--the J. C. Wilson Company, killed and 25 injured on the Wabash of Montreal, crashed through the roof, this evening by Train No. 4 phmg- taking out the whole of thc rear part ing through a trestle work over a of the building and flooding the low-'small stream and in which two of jeweller, returned from a or floors and doing considerable dam- the coaches were overturned. No. 4 trip to Calgary in time for the sale. He will soon have, a good stock of watchos and jewelry and es. to the large stock of paper which was compost of two Pullman oars, thc firm carried. Other goods on the three day coaches, a smoker, baggage top floors of the building also suffer- 'and mail car. It left here at 9 o'- some damage from water. clock for St. Louis, ;