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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald SCHOOL BOARD MAKES ITS ESTIMATE Rate Will Be Lower Than For Several Years At a., special meeting of the School Board last night a motion was pass- ed to ask the city council for Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, July REVOLT HAS BROKEN OUT IN SANTIAGO Havana, July revolt has broken out in Santiago province and an uprising of negroes is feared. One thou- sand troops have been rushed forward to meet the insur- gents who are commanded by Generals Minet and Coljanet. It is believed that the rebels will move on Santiago. for school purposes for the current year. Allowing for the ten per cent. discount, this means that the council will .have to strike .a school rate that will mean a gross school taxation of The school assessment is about The school rate therefore be about four mills on the dollar and the net tax about three and three-quarter mills. Last year the rate was six mills. For several years before the rate was five mills. BY-LAW PASSED The chairman reported that there had been sixty-one votes cast on the by-law authorizing the board to issue debentures for .the 'building, of the Fleetwood School in the Duff Addition, Of these fifty-eight were in favor of the by-law, and three against. The architect was. instruct- ed to call for tenders at once, the tenders in by noon of August 15. CONTRACT FOR COAL LET Tenders for -the delivery .of -coal to the schools were opened. The tender of Ripley Bros, for .a ton was Accepted. The weight at the mine be accepted but the agree the coal weighed at the city scales whenever required "by .the Board. The Board arranged this so as to avoid tie long haul to and from the city scales with coal GETTING MEN FOR THE CANADIAN NAVY. London, July Kings- mill, Commander MacDonald, and oth- er officers, inspected the cruiser 'Niobe at Davenport on Saturday, it is hoped she will .be ready to sail at the end of August. The admiral has invited ninety-one men of different ranks to volunteer for service on the to work. NEWSPAPERMEN MET IN WINNIPEG trouble on the Grand Trunk is concerned, there were two -variant positions taken today. The com pany took the position that a num- ber of their, men had left the service" and were being replaced as fast as possible. represented Mr. Murdock, took the.view that-.'.a big strike was in .progress, akd' head office for this section of the dertaking is located. WORK ON HULL BLOCK WILL BE RUSHED AT ONCE Work is to start right away on the basement and first floor of the Hull six storey building to be erected at the corner of Glyn and Redpath Sts. The excavations have been finished some time and W. R. Hull, the pro- prietor, is in the city from Calgary KILLS FIVE NEGROES, WOUNDS TWO. Mississippi Deputy Sheriff Shoots Victims When They Resist Ef- forts to Arrest Them. Elliott Miss., July negroes I were killed and (two others were mor- tally wounded to-day .by Deputy-Sher- iff Sid Cauley, when the negroes, whom he was endeavoring to place under arrest, advanced on him with pitchforks and other weapons. ARRANGEMENTS OF TRAIN CREWS Gen. Supt. Price Has Re- arranged the Runs on the Crow The C. P. R. .passenger engines on the Crow now run from Lethbridge to their making arrangements for the structure be erected under the super- YOUNG MILLIONAIRE DROWNED IN 'RAPIDS Port Arthur, Ont, July H. Brown, Hudson's Bay Company's fac- tor at Long Lake, 100 miles north of Jack-fish, arrived in the -city tonight. He reports that six .weeks ago a young1, man named Church who -said his fath- er was the senior member of the firm manufacturing -Cow Brand Baking So- da at Jersey City and a multi-million- aire accompanied by a white guide named Morrison arrived at his post on a trip to James Bay by way of the English River. At a point where there is a series of falls ranging to eight feet high, Church and the Guide instead of portaging, tried running the rapids, a feat which the Indians had never attempted. An Indian saw them start on 'the trip about a mile but they were never seen to land and though a search was made for the bodies they were never found. OISGI.PLIN.ED HER HUSBAND Montreal. July woman accus- ed of husband beating, was in court to-day. Her husband was also there, swathed in bandages. Mrs. Leblanc, the accused, stated that her husband needed a little correction, and she administered it a la Johnson. Her trial was set for Friday. OATMEAL M'ILL TO BE BUILT AT MOOSE JAW Moose Jaw, July Saskat- chewan Flour Mills Co., located in city has decided to proceed at an early date -with -uhe erection of a large oatmeal mill. The building will occupy the space adjoining the pre- sent warehouse, 60 x 65, feet Cranbrook, B. and back, instead of from Lethbridge to Crow's Nest and back and from Crow's Xest Cranbrook. HELPED FIGHT FOKEST FIRES Lethbridge Citizen Tells of The Devastation Being Wrought Among the visitors at the Herald office yesterday was E. H- Dawson, of this city, who has just returned from the .Porcupine Hills, 'twenty-five miles west of Nanton, where he went I with his wife and family to spend aj holiday. He told of the forest fires I that are raging in the hills and says j they are very serious. Millions of feet oi timber are burning every day and when he left last Saturday land fifteen miles long and five miles wide had been burned off. Frorci oasc- inten-Jenc-3 of J. E. Lussier T ment and first stor-y it is hoped to get completed and occupied this fall. They -.viU be tempontrily roofed in dur- ing :ne winter. Sessions Dealing With the Telegraphic Service Were Held Winnipeg, July evening an important meeting of western putn lishers was held at the city the courtesy of Mayor. Evans. The meeting was convened, by the Western Associated Press and dealt with var- ious matters resulting from'the agree- ment reached between that associa- tion and the Canadian Pacific Rail- way Company's telegraphs.-' The ses the afternoon and was to By thus doublin up these two sub- divisions, the railway company complishes the same objects that i aimed at by the recent contemplated change toy which the passens- "were no en- to move ger en- gines and crews were to run from Medicine Hat to Macleod and from Macleod -to Cranbrook, and gines or train from LetWbrfdge, as they would have te-4f the latter proposed arrangement had been carried out. By doubling up these divisions th saving in locomotives is made, bu the same number of crews are stil engaged, four -being assigned to Leth Mine Workers of America, the follow- ing resolution was passed dealing with tinuaUy fighting the fires, but ate case that is at present ag- practically helpless. They have the minds the miners. of eighty to one hundred men are con- ASK GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION Miners Bring Deceaux Case to Attention Of Members concluded in the evening and decided upon a of services for morning and papers; The meeting' settled satisfactorily the various cases under which such ser- vices should he. T. R. Ralston, Fort William Her- ald D. Smith, Fort William times- Brandon Sun W. F. Kerr, Regina- Leaden; W. Mc- Innis, Regina Standard T. "Miller, Moose Jaw Times i; E. J. McMillan, .Moose Jaw News G. M. Thompson, Saskatoon Capital i; J. A. Aikin, Saskatoon Phoenix G-. D. Hunt, Ed- monton J. H. Woods, Cal- it -would 'be fought out. It was admitted several ;ago that the company was able .to handle its doing so, but 'the men declared .that, they (had tied up -the freight end of the j business ..which-is the-main' end of the pay traffic-of .a "in- timated that ;they ejected -it :was" to be; continued. unttt-he end of the' strike but it wag by the official announcer, the Grand.Trunk only reorganized its passenger iness but-was also handling its ;freight business in a a short time to assure a cornel ple-te resumption of traffic all the irrespective of what -the strikers mlgtot do. No definite statement of given out, the officials: of the 'com- pany talcing the. ground that they had reached a .point where .the general v" sen-ice could foe -resumed; -closely enough to make the running a train no new event. On -the other iand it was by President Murdock, trainmen, who is. in-charge" of-the Vas greatlv exaggerating tiheir enterprise and; that-according to his information not more than ten per cent lar freight trains are 'gary Herald Alb ertan W. bridge Herald. W. Davidson, Calgary A. Buchanan, Leth- Mur- At the last meeting of the Leth- Local No. 574 of the United brid to back-fire, but it is slow work, as the ground has to be clear- ed and then ploughed. Even.' when that is done, the high winds carry the fire across the break. He says! it is astonishing how the fires burnj the green spruce, the flames going i right to the tops oi the trees, some- I arrested on the capital charge and will have a height of six stories and four lto Cranbrook, and with "capacity of bushels oat- means of a and meal and 100 tons feed. It is estimat- ed the cost of the building and equip- ment is located, SNEEZED HIMSELF TO GOOD WHEAT NEAR DIAMOND CITY Bert B. Gillette, a iarmer living jive miles north-west of Diamond City, was in the Herald office yester- day with a sample of spring wheat which he had brought from a field'of between thirty-five and forty acres which he has. It stands over two feet high and has heads of good length which are well filled with plump wheat. He estimates that the field will average about fifteen bush- crew one at Cranbrook and one a Lethbridge, the mileage is equalized The four trains affected by the change, which went into effect last week, are Nos. 7. 8, 211 212 and 214. Writing to President Bourse 'of the Board of Trade, relative to this ar rangement, General Superintendent A. Price says it is not known yet whether it will be permanent or not. This will depend largely, he says, up- on what success .they meet with in running their engines two hundred miles without any change. When the weather gets colder they may find too long a run and may then decide to carry out the proposition .they had in mind a short time ago. Personally he hoped that they will not find it necessary to make the latter change. els to the acre. The land was brok- en last June and was well cultivat- v A DEATH, jod. He has another field oi thirty New lork, July Benner- scheid sneezed himself to death in a restaurant to-day. After shaking pepper in his soup he was seized by a fit of sneezing and ruptured a blood vessel. He was 51 years of age. acres which was broken in April and May last year, which, however, yield only good fodder Mr. Gillette says his crops are a good demonstra- tion of the value of breaking land in June. KILLED BY COLLAPSE OF CONCRETE COAL SHED Montreal. July workman xvas killed and nine others were injur- ed tonight, by the collapse of a con- crete coal shed being erected near Charbor stree; for The Montreal Gas Company. Arthur Cooks, carpenter, is the dead man. .Most of the injured are foreigners. times going nearly two hundred feet into the air. The mills have not been burned as they are south of the area and the wind has been from the west and south-west. Several ranchers have been hard hit, one man just the other day having everything burned but his house. Mr. Dawson savs that it win BLACK HAND CRIME. Italian Girl Kills Her Father's derer. New Orleans, July Man zella, an Italian .grocer, was shot down and'killed here to-day by a mem- ber of the "Black Hand" secret socie- ty, who called -at his shop to deman-1 money. Manzella fired at his assail- ant, but -without effect Hearing shots, the grocer's 17- year old daughter Josephine rushed into trr shop. The murd-erer turned manslaughter brought against Bro. j flee, but the girl was after him in a bou'id, and shot him dead- just out- side the door, lodging three bullets in the region of ithe heart. The-man has been identified as Giuseppe Spennazzic, a recent arrival from Sicily. resolution as sent to the Herald reads: Whereas, it has, re the charge of Apparently .the- iwsiticn 'is that men say while the company is going "oh as if no figit is" rgping on at all. So far as arbitration is "con- cerned, nothing more has been heard-' -from the Minister of Labor who ap- pears to have been satisfied from (his''- last reply from President of the Grand .Trunk, that -there is no possibility now of intervention' from 'his department. Car Burned, at South Bend South Bend, July Rioting by Grand Trunk sympathizers -was re- sumed at S.30 tonight when a crowd of from ,1.500 .to men and boys, mostly employees of the factories at- tempted to burn a refrigerator car near where it had been switched to a crossing west of Oliver's station. After the car had been burning for twenty minutes the fire department extinguished the flames. the early evening it developed that May-' or Charles L, Goethe, of South Bend and -Sheriff Millard Kerr, of .St Jo- seph county had instructed D. Crom- of Montreal, first assistant on the death of one Robert. naving been exonerated of all in regard to same and after- of murder at the instance of the Pub- lic Prosecutor, this seems to us an un- warranted action on the part of that official, and we beg to petition your Lordship's notice, and ask the release of Bro. Deceaux. In having come to our knowledge that after the Coroner's jury exoner- ated Bro, Deceaux from all blam-e in ke connectioJi with the accident at Frank a very heavy rain to extinguish the fires. He was compelled to .return, as the heat and smoke had made his children ill. That, in direct opposition to this finding the Public Prosecutor has act- ed in a high-handed manner in this particular case, by having said Bro. j Deceaux incarcerated on the capital charge of murder, thereby debarring j him the privilege of bail until the JOSEPH HICKS. ALDERMAN confident, Bro. Deceaux will be able to provre his innocence, even to this Elected in Macleod to Mgh handed official- GETTING BAGFULS OF FISH IN LITTLE BOW. d, July Hicks was el- Jon record strongly condemning the tne vacant seat in thA _ call upon Succeed Wm. Kun die ected to the vacant seat in the council faction of said official, and here by acclamation. The vacancy was caused by Rundie resigning ind moving to Hillcrest. morning Fred P. Rhodes, of }tihe members of the Prov- jincial government of Alberta to take this matter up; thereby giving all law abiding citizens an assurance -that he Arcade Restaurant, was to have mere will be no miscarriage of justice ontested for the seat against Mr. but it was found that Mr, could not (jualify and so Mr. Hicks was eiected. in this particular case. Signed on behalf of Local 547 mem- bers. District IS. John Larson. Pres., J. W. Crook, vice- jpres.. L. Moore, secretary: D. McXab ISSY LOFTUS ILL IN LONDON j H. Rosain J. Xaismith. J. Devenporr. London. July Lofuis, j F. Gariek. is -billed to appear at the Colise- j _______________ m July 25. wil] undergo an operation. ACCIDENT TO CHAUFFEUR Charles Woods, an automobile driv- er for George MacLeod, of .MacLeod Bros., met with a nasty accident yes- terday afternoon while doing some repairs to his auto at the Standard Garage, Wood street. He was putting on a brace on .the cover of the car when the screw driver in some way slipped, striking him in the right eye. He was attended to by Dr. D. A. Tay- lor, the eye specialist and later taken to the Dainty Hospital in North Leth- bridge. He will probably lose the sigh: of the icjured optic. Mr. Justice Sutherland quashed the by-law passed by the townships of to Grand Trunk chief of -transportation, who had been in the city, that all local police protection -will with- drawn from the railroad -yards 'nn- .less every Pinkerton detective was removed from .the city. The private detectives were immediately' with- drawn and the local officials are now in complete charge of the situation. Loss of Earnings Toronto, July Grand Trunk car shops at Mimico, re-opened to-day and freight handlers resumed work. The officials do not expect a large volume of business during 'the next few days, but -the action of the com- pany has come as a great relief to. many men who were out of work through no fault of their own. The statement of earnings issued this morning shows a decrease of in revenue for the past week ag compared with last year. The av- erage weekly increase this year has been showing that the com- pany has lost in one week through the strike. At Point -St. Charles. .Montreal, July Grand Trunk shops Point St. Charles re- opened this morning. A gathering of strikers took place at the freight yards, but there was no disorder. Both sides maintained their stand re- garding arbitration. Troops Asked For. Ottawa, July Lessard, of he Militia department, received a tel- ephone -message from Brockville this morning, asking that regular troops >e sent there. Nothing can be done, however, until a written application is. eceived. A large dredge for use in Montreal S'lcrijornc, Livingstone, the licenses to one. Anhur Boo they, a workman, fell rom the- the se- vere injuries. ;