Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta
Lethbridge Daily VOL I. L t I H B R b Q E A L T A MONDAY, JULY 27, 5908. NO. 191 CANAND1ANS ARE REAL ANGRY Over the Action of an Officer at Bisley in King's Prize Shooting. Bisley, July chance disappeared uflir- lioon when Col. Ward ruuge f- licer cautioned L' :'il. Spit till ul Ct CHEAPER FARE WOULD NOT PAY Ck'Vt-lund, July ud mission that the three cent faro ex- periment lias failed and that the street railway company organized by Mayor Tom L. Johnson to make good his pledge of lower ear fare may soon return to the five cent fare was made this evening by A. F. Dupcmt, president of the Municipal Traction Company. The report for June, showing re- ceipts of a deficit e.sii mated at together with a de- cision of the directors to make good on July 28 Mayor Johnson's pledge that transfers shoukl be free and a deficit of for May is the occasion for the admission. Under the lease of the lines of the j Clwland Electric failure to pay a PRINCE MADE INTERESTING SPEECH At a Banquet in Quebec Premier Laurier Also Spoke uiwu ugainst this butt end o; his rillo on the ground went into the competition in tlie morning in liftb place. At the eight and nine hundred ranges he shot i splendid form so that when the compeUturii came tu the range he was tied with Private Gray, the ultimate win- ner, for tir.st place with a score of 280. Spittal started one thousand yard range with a bull's eye, then came the interruption referred to n.- ove. Spittal contended that his rillo did not rest upon the ground ami some words passed between the two. Spittal wan upset, it was seen, when he fired again missing the target al- together. An outer forward for the next shot and then two magpies nitiking tho. total for the first four shots following the interference only eight points. It was seen that the Hurried condition in which the man was at a critical moment prevented the prixe coming to Canada. The Canadians are highly indignant am! point out that tho Bisley rules do not specify that resting the butt end of the rillo on the ground is ob- jectionable, oven if it were possible. Moreover H is 'denied that tho butt if Spittal's rille was resting on the ground. G per cent, rental to the company will result in forfeiture of the lease. The Municipal directors are admit- ted to be considering taking udvan tage of its franchise, which permits the charging of five- cent cash fare and the eale of six tickets for u quar- ter. "Rather than see tlie lines reverl '.o the Cleveland Electric we wil! raise -tare to the formerlj said Prt-flident Dupont tonight. OT Dl ART SEEDING WINTER WHEAT 0. 11. Gardiner who lives on th Hawkins iarm about seven- mil from the city has commenced seeding winter wheat. This is the first re ported. Three of the "Black Hand" who escaped from the jail at Form wes-c captured near the boundary. Two on the farm of H Brock, Virden, -Man., were ivilk-'i dm ing a heavy electrical storm. VOTE ON BYLAW MONDAY, AUGUST 17 Embracw Girl Stricken With Blindness London; July queen per- formed a characteristic act of kind- ness iust week while returning from u week-end visit with the king to Lord Pembroke. Her Majesty was informed at the' Wilton railway station tint, the sta-- fion-master's little dauglit :r, I-Mi-en Lily, had recently gone totally Uiml through an affection "f tlie nerve. The queen promptly rros.se.I to the other side of tho si.itit.ri, where the little girl was stumli-ig with her father, and-expressed iUci; sympathy with them both. Shy derly kissed the sightless child, :.ay- ing, "Poor, poor child." LOCAL FIRM TO SUPPLY THE LUMBER NARROW ESCAPE Contract For Supplying the City An Outside Bidder EASTERN LACROSSE Quebec, July notable and enjoyable feature of the Tercentenary celebration was the dinner given Sat- (i, Mont- unlay evening at the citadel by j..j; ut Ottawa: Capitals n, overnor-general in honor of the re-j Cornwall 2. jresentatives of the British Domin- ions at tho Tercentenary. The at- tendance was a large and rcpresenta- .ive one. Ono of the features of the evening was the handing over of New Xea- luntl's contribution of one thousand )ounds for the battlefields fund, In responding lo the toast of his health the Prince of Wales referred to the many friends he had made in his various visits to Canada and to' lumber case, were handed out by the MACLEOD LAWYER LOSES HIS GOWN Calgary, July following On Saturday night at a special meeting of the Council to give the electric power by-law its first and second readings and to set the duty for the voting, the tcm'.ci-s for the- supply of the city's lumber were also opened and the contract awarded. The successful tenderer was the En- terprise Lumber Co. of this city, who agreed to supply the city with 000 feet of 2x-i and 2x10 plank foi a sum much lower tlu'.n that paid previous years. The other tenderers were considerably higher except the Otis-Staples Lumber Co., of Wyclifle B. C., who was lower. the of the country, supreme court en bane. He congratulated Canada on the sue- In Rex vs the" "C.P.H. tl.-i appeal cess of the Tercentenary celebration J of the rnijway company from judgments, in addition to that in the} council, with the exception o Aid. Cunningham and Adams, whc interested parties had nothing to say in the matter, were about t con- give the contract to the lowest ten and said that if his coming had as-jviction for violtttjOn of tl.o 1 j derei- when Aid. Uuttosi rcsiarket sistwl in stimulating tho true spirit (Day Act ut pincher, i something about "Timothy Efcto style" and objected saying that i of citizenship Iw would k.ok back without Costs_ rhe up by with pride and satisfaction upon his appellant -company was th.U association with an event that would j t.here was nothing in rh- iniii-tmoiit ever bu unique and memorable in tH ur conviction to show t'iM Pincher history of Canada. The prince, who is in Lhe jurisdiction1 oi trhil had been greeted with three cheers court, was held to oe :i..f good. The was not fair for the sake of -15 a thousand or a total of t allow the contract to go to an out side party when the next lowest ten dercr was a loca! company pa Uauir, July Banff and the luitdred.s of visitors are talking of he sensational if not miraculous es- ape of Baron Vou Rosenberg from a .errible and tragic death this week. i'he Baron, who is a German, sight- il-er was with a friend, climbing Mount Kundell when hi: stepped on >ome projecting snow near tho sum- nit of this famous mountain. His weight caused the bank to way and Baron Vou Rosenberg was car- led down with it about 40 feet. tit tlilS pOitit tlitro Wtu> a small cliff under which he was car- ried and there he remained in safety while the tons of snow and ice tum- bled over him on its mad rush the base. It would be hard to im- ITALIAN MEETS DEATH AT MICHEL He Was Struck by a Car Which Was Loaded With Stone (Special to Herald.) Michel, B.C., July name was added to the list of fatal- ities today when Guy Laurella, an agine the baron's feeling while this Italian laborer, iiJi years old suc- terrible avalanche was passing over cumbecl to received yesterday him. When the avalanche ended- ho' Laurella one of a lurge-KUUK ot descended to the village hundreds of feet below and men engaged quarrying rock at tlie received hearty con- Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. rock gralulations on his escape. It was' qimrry for the I1CW batteries of coke a thrilling adventure, one the baron ovens being built here by the coal can talk about for years. He faced a compauy. The rock is being brought fearful death for a few minutes and down to the Great Northern track escaped without injury. II was one ljy rone hauiage. Yesterday morning a. loaded car broke away going dowji to the track, where a number of the exceptional those remarkable escapes, one of incidents which happen to man occasionally and ev- oke wonder. AMERICAN CAR THE WINNER a tiger when lie arose was given judgment, was read ly V.c. .'VM.UCC its share of the taxes of the city. Aid. Ives reminded the aldermen oi the decision of the council at the be- ginning of the your to receive tenders from the mills. He was opposed to giving the contracts outside and thought the local taxpayers should three more and a tiger as he finish-' Stuart and eoncurreoNt! by the otl-or cd. Sir Wilfrid Laurier also got a juaves Uattering reception. He spoke most' Jn ]jny Toll V3 c.P El., th- referring to the fact that ]m_ny appealed from .f., juilLfj-wn t his .term colony had once implied in-! justice Stuart feriority but this was no longer the i phiiutifT case. He read a lengthy letter from J death of her husband, which General Botha, who deeply regretted j caused by an accideutSi-ar i he the ua.sjbe favored. The Mayor agreed that the home man should get the con- Paris, July is announced as practically certain that the American car, in the Xew York to Paris race winntM'. owing to tho non-compliance of fho German competitors with cer- tain conditions governing the race. his inability to be present. Sunday was ceremonies. Htit. The appeal was dismissed devoted to religious costs. more was an imposing high mass celebrated on the Plains Abraham. Council Decide on Date at a Special Meeting Provision for a Septic Tank August 17 is the date of the vot- mentioned in the by-law to be sub- ing on the by-law to provide for the erection and installation of a new standpipe and it new force main, for the purchase, extoiuion and removal of the site, plant and business of the Electric Company and the erection and in- stallation of :i septic tank. This was decided upon at a special meeting of the Council on Saturday night, at which the Mayor, Aid. Ivcs, tun- ningham, Adams and Ilutton were iirnis tendering, trie eA'planai o present. i this fact will be When the The last named item has been add- provided by Ihe by-law mitted to the vote of the ratepayers on Aug. 17. When the figures stating the am- ount of the city's present debenture indebtedness were to be inserted, it was noted that the debentures ccntly voted but not sold w-jfe included. Including these the anunint is which inserted in the by-law, ment of the city's finances is always given tho various brokering firms tendering, the amount was Ft: the ed because the city has received no- tice from the Public Health Depart- ment of the Government of Alberta added the total indebtedness will be while the Borrowing power on the present assessment is that one must be put in before the i leaving a margin of first of. March next. It will cost 'little less than one hundred thousam more than the published ai be- dollars. ing ri-qniivd. Of the voted The debentures .vc.'o mniic payable in (lie resolution, only was at Lethbridge as -.veil us at. required for the items named, 'a real nnd Toronto, to I for clerical error being responsible for i probability of the members of th the wrong sum going into the reso- F.lectric Co. exercising tiif-ir optioi Intion. The cost of the septic tank, of taking the debenture's msU-.v.l o howev.-r, added to the sum intended (he cash for their share of the pay brings the total up to the incnt. CLARESHOLM NEWS Chircsholm, July Holmes, formerly owner oi a general store in Railway street has just bought L. S. Doyle out. This is an cxceedingly large and extensive business housed in commodious premises. Cbirosholm Grnnum at baseball tins wwk at Granum the score Iveing IS to 1. J. T. of the O. J. Aniund- sim I .and Co.. drove over a great extent, of country this week to tho cast and speaks in glowing terms of the crop prospects. CHEQUE FORGER IS CAUGHT AMERICANS WON London, final in the 60 metre relay at Olympic games, as won easily by the American :nm. .The German team was second ml the Hungarian third. Time 3 un. 29 2-i5 seconds. This was the ast event of the Olympic games. NEGRO ARRESTED Kansas City. Mo., July Savage, a negro was arrested here ast night charged with stealing the nail pouch in the Kansas City Un- on Station oh June fith last, con- aining fifty thousand dollars. udgment was rcndivisl by the Chief Justice and concurred In by full court, striking the name oi Jo- seph Hickt from the the society. This was -a: reference to the court en bane by the law so- ciety, charging Joseph Hicks with re- taining money Ixjlonging to a clitni Before judgment was read, Hicks ap- plied for a stay of .judgment on the ground that he did not He also cheque case was coming up. hibitcd the stub of a tract. Purchasing Agent Robinson, therefore, will notify the Enterprise Lumber Co. of the acceptance of their contract and ask them to send two carloads at once. In convcrsaeion outside the council, both Aid. Adams and Aid. Cunning- ham said that the price quoted by the Otis-Staples Co. was lower than whnt they could buy lumber for from the same firm. It is not out- side the range of possibility that 10 i there will lie something doing in the I ranks of the Mountain Mill Associa- tion when it becomes known what Ex-Mayor Carroll, of Rochester, V., is dead. In tho llinto Cup match tomorrow the Shamrocks will play Cnvaaaph in goal and Howard ai- point- of men were loading cars, at a terri- ic speed striking Laurella, who was mable to get out of the way quickly ,-nough. in the back. Ho was brought to the hospital here where he died this afternoon. He had one leg brok- en and two ribs fractured and other internal injuries which caused his death. The deceased leaves a wife in the old country and a brother -who resides here. He was a member of tho local miners union and the Ital- ian society. DEAF MUTE SUICIDED Macgregor ,Mau., July Collins aged 26, a deaf mute, com- aittd suicide here this evening at Ihe residence of Constable Frank Southworth. Collins had been arrest- at'Austin several days ebefore as i vasrrant and for disorderly conduct. STARTLING CASE AT MACLEOD purporting to show th it he had on May o forwirrdcd to the said client' in Ireland the of account. The court, howe.ver, did not consider that his agreed with the affidavit and letters fibd us exhibits and judgment was sfi 'e.n as stattul. price the company were willing to supply the city with lumber. London. July Grey. United Kingdom, prize at Bisley. won the King's Boy xof Tender Years Serving a Term in Mounted Police Barracks There Sentenced at Pincher Creek NEWS FROM ALBERTA'S CAPITAL Homesteaders' Certificate of Title Methods of the Alberta Government Tn the course of a strong sen-on on "Ye Are Not Your Own" at Wesley Church last night, Rev. W. A. Lewis, B.A., of Macleod made a startling statement the fact of which horrified the audience to think that such could be true. To illustrate his Edmonton, July to the Calgary Fair report a striking float in the pageant bearing the le- gend: "Prohibition in Years." This was the work of temperance ad- vocates, and is significant in its re- vealing of their determined aim and desires. The Government of this Province has, however, not met their extreme views, but passed instead ad- vanced temperance legislation with restrictions approved by the great body of the people. These measures are reasonable demands upon the ho- tel-koepers who are put to It now that they observe them properly, for upon their good or ill conduct of their saloons, no doubt future tem- pcrancn legislation will depend. venience is to be recorded. Former- ly there was no telephone in the Reg- istry. Otuce at Calgary. Personal search had to be mnde for all titles, and this was "a great, inconvenience to lawyers and people from the coun- try who might be anxious to have the search made quickly. Recently the Provincial Government had a telephone installed in connection with their long distance system, and now search can be made in the Registry Office from ur.y pr-ii.t in the district. A lawyer in Lethbridire can have a. The "Alberta Amateur Athletic As- sociation is contemplating having a provincial meet some time !n Uve near future in Kdmonton. Uttr Capi- tal ami uie ar rangi'ments that will certainly ensure its success. It has been thut Kdmonton's civic holiday 5.-J the j building of a mill PROBABILITY OF NEW FLOUR MILL E. II. Erb of the New Prague Flour Milling Co.. search made and reported ns quickly as one in Calgary. Old Sol's beaming rays are surely making dollars for the farmer these days. The wayfaring man not require any thermometer with him to determine that it is warm, besides being good fnenu-r's weather it is al- so ideal for the continuation of the laying of Fdmonton's pavements. Work along this line is progressing rapidly and is much Appreciated by drivers of all kinds of vehicles to say nothing of the thoughts that horses themselves may have on she subject. point that one is worse of! not to be j owned or cared for by some one, the speaker said that when he visited the Macleod jail last Sunday morning, he saw there in the cell next to the one previously occupied by one accused of the murder of Motile Lewis, a boy only nine years of age. who had been sentenced to sixty days in jail by a magistrate in Pincher Creek for some offence. If he had not seen it he could not have believed such a thing: him in a. jail thereby telling him he is a convict, a criminal, a jail-bird, he will believe you and be these things.' This statement by the preacher de- mands an investigation for it is the generally expressed opinion that a j magistrate that could send a nine- year-old child to the common jail for .LI. sixty days is not fit to hold the po- BAR OPEN AFTER TEN Edmonton, July :irst i'on- viction under the new clause i.i the Liquor License Ordinance for the ten o'clock closing of hotel bars, was made in Calsfaty last t.wk Since the inception of the Govern- ment of this Province the ideal" of the executive heads has been to con- duct the affairs of state as much us possible upon tho basis of an enter- prising business firm. This has had much to do in securing the degree of possible in Canada, nnd In our own when the proprietor tho Gvaml province cf Alberta. The attention Union hotel, Calgary, was tincil SbO of the government should be called by Magistrate Crispian S.mth, for to the outrage and some provision. keeping the bar in his uitel open made lor such a one who evidently during prohibited hours. Ifa was al- had no one to care for him. A boy so fined for keeping a at that age could not be held mor- bar open. The conviction was secur- ally responsible for any crime. "Any ed upon information furnished by the hoy." said the preacher, "will be license branch of the Attorney Gen what you tell him he is. If you put eral's department. Minn., was in theaU The opinion ns to the crops is generally good though there are one or two who seem to be afraid of the wheat being burnt, but this accord- ing to the penernl opinion is not to be feared. A strong wind blow today from west and rrtuch dust was carried along by it. M. MeKonzie, M.F.P., was her.- Tiiursday along with tho rorul -n S'-rgt. Kjran made another a few days apo hroupht us man j- This time Vie found U ii fo: .vr r.- :.s ch qnt-.s and p t on Pur or at the ArH ipU..; If 10! July Irtlh. Sorit. got information from the1 prompt dealings and onViont. moth half Ihe capacity. f Xew Prague. I Kvcn in an. regard lo concerning all oorres- INDEPENDENT CONVENTION for this affriir. intervjewed a number of the members jony cf the Board of Trad.- regarding the tf> tho various depart .writs, j The rule throughout, tho adminis- The company hns a number of imi'rs is ,lin( j0uers rvcoiv- j in Minnesota, the one nt New on om. should promptly IMMIGRATION DECREASES Ottawa July total immigra- tion into Canada for the month o Juno was 15.637 as compared with for June, 1907, va decrease of Immigration for first three I ninths of present calendar yoar there. i tfrti A decrease of or 48 per Chicago. .Inly platform of copt tht, b.ing im> H9; The decrease was vin the party, which is to meet in national convention tomor- nlnns Provim-i.il -Government in ar-1 guv. having a capacity of three thou- J Acknowledged, nnd if possible, fully rordanc an ports, the immigration from row nicht. will if present, nlnns mt- united olates oecreasinc ono per CiirrnvJ out. rontnin 4 i tM'l.t. radical declaration on the question of i with its general poliry of' sand barrels while il.o others have i answurcr; on following day! It. is I hi: T'remior's wish that where the Immigration Agent at Coutts that a ods has olTcctrd n change in They intend jiuttinir in n string of j complaint in this con- ;nnn the n's handwrit.inp on ono of tho hot. l! it was at tho Registry Office ing him. Hocently the Provincial Govern- mont instrxjcied tho Hegistrars iiit I'Mmonlon and Calgary Lo tho ificntc of titlo issued irmned- jiiitely on the receipt of tho pntatt. and nt once to notify the homesteud- I or that it awaited him an expenditure of to in- crease it to loiio barrels rapacity. .'niitei.! is MUIIH; concerning the finan APPEAR IN MUSIC HALLS London. .Inly the Ttniinn, has signet! n contract to appear at lialis and explains he bad tho contract Our worthy mayor. Mr. John Mr-1 may noi pit up nt nights out. for tlio cial plank of tho. platform, the ma- jority soeru to favor a declaration that, all money should ho issued di- rectly by tho government without an intermediary. Willinm Hnmlolph Heart arrived .today. He reitoratorl that ho is not a rand id j> to for th nomination. I Xova Scotia pres.jRted tho I' j of Wales with a min'v roitt with j tons made of Srotia. g il-l. i Nominations in Saskatchewan in viu.lo the following: Saskatoon, M.T.V- or Wilson. Conservati Xorth Qu'- j Appelle. John Archie MacdjniU; i Moose Jaw. John R. Green, LiUoral. I .1. II. Wellington, Consorvp.tixc: Jlc- igiria. H. W. Tjiir.l. i Prince Albert City. J. .o. presiriontia! 1 i orscrvative. or will rt emotior. benefit, of tho City hut he doesn't 'st- cannot withdraw, but will only ap-I he swms to lne Acuity c.r got- Killarney Man., July a W Brecker. wostorr, <.f jlhundor storm last night the thirteen the Monarch lownsite this chc-quer c iu. :on vote the proceeds to charity. (Conti.iued on Bark Page.) tho Kovnl Trtist Co. lomu-riv ot Hudson's Bay Co., ur. Winni j Vv.Vf uid son ui Baxi i instantly killed by lightning.