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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL I. LETrtBRIUOC. 'AtTA'gj WEDNESDAY, NO. 193. CORNERSTONE OF KNOX CHURCH Laid by Mrs. McKillop, Widow of Former Esteemed Pastor Sketch of tfie Church by the Pastor, Rev. Mr. Gordon The building of the new; Knox Church was first officially ed last night when, with simple but becoming eceremonios, the cornerstone of the new structure was laid. It wiis gracious and very '-Siting .action tion-vft on the part of the managers ask Mrs, McKillop, whose hufiband's name is forever -indissolubly con nected with Knox Church, to perform the ceremony. Rev. A. M. Gordon, the minister of the church, at a .little after eight o'clock in the presence of a large concourse of people opened the cerfi- monies the congregation to join in singing the old hymn, "The Church's One" at. tcr which ho led in repeating the Lord's Prayer. After stating that'Dr. Carmichael of Winnipeg, Dr. of J. of 'Calgary, "to whom invita- tions had been sent; had sent theii regrets, the :pastpr read the-following statement, a copy of which was de. _ posited in :the sXone with_ issues of several current newspapers and other things usual on such occasions. "This day is an high day in the an- nals of the Church in Lethbridge. We have not yet reached the goal of our from -we havr rnade a good beginning ,and it means much to begin well. -The laying of this corner stone reminds us of the way we have been led up to this nres ent time, and bids us look forward to the day when we shall dedicate this building, finished and complete, to the God; and to the many happy svrvices we hope -to hold with- in its walls. .Some remember what may be termed the ''days-of for in this country a few'years bring many changes, and one takes rank as an old timer, though he may have spent less than half a'life the West, The old "timers recall the pioneer days of town and congrega the days of small things, the days of depressions, when only fine courageous ventured to stay, ,by thoi town. They look back, perhaps .no1 without some regret, to the.days when all the people in. Lethbridge knew each other, and were like members of one big family. But they, do rejoice that the days of expansion and great- er prosperity have .come. The fact of our undertaking the building of this new church shows that God has prospered some shows too that we have faith in the "future of the our united worship in this house we may realize more and more fully that we. are members, one of another, and thut. the great and blessed bond of linioii is. our Lord Jesus Christ, On" our, past history as a congrega- TO REMOVE FRICTION Sir Purcy Scott Will t Squadrwt U South Africa London, July preserve discipline of the Bftvy, Henry Scottj whose command of the cruiier squadron has atill a year to run, has been appointed to the command of a small squadron which will visit South Africa in the autumn during the sitting of the convention for the federation of the South African 'col- onies. The appointment is evidently mude to remove the possibility of fur- ther friction between Sir Percy Scott and Lord Ctiarlfts Bereaford. not dwll, It iarf Some remember the brief min- istry of Mr. Robertson and Mr. (Mac kenzie. Nearly all of us remember gratefully the long and'devoted min- istry of Mr. McKillopVHis name will ever be associated with the church here, and not in Lethbridge only, but throughout this western country He was a leader among those who took their righteousness, and fought a. good fight when foes wore many. Whatever ihe Church has ac complished here is largely due to him and to those who stood with him shoulder to .shoulder, and would not Together wth 'this corner dtone we lay in these -walls a list of the office bearers o'i -ihe Church, and this brief sketch of the Church's history. M. Gordon, J. MacKay, J, D, Hig- nbotham, G. H. Johnston. Board of. U. Ry .ands, P. L. NaismltK A. B. Stafford, H. Macbeth, C. V. Bennett, Hugh Scott. Other Membi-rs of the Building Henderson, E.Adams, J. E. Lethbridge. Burnett. It is" the unanimous .wish'of these, your representatives, that this corner stone should be. laid -by one long identified, with the work of the; Church her late husband, our 'honoured minister, whom we would fain have, "among us today, for none would rejoice Jn the progress- of this congregation -more than he, and for her own sake, we ask Mrs. McKillop to do us the hon- our of laying this corner stone. Mrs. McKillop then came forward and before performing the act of the in a full, .clear 7oice, distinctly heard by her tppreciation of the honor done her In bjing asked to lay the corner stone of Knox Church.._ She prayed .hat God would bless and. prosper the work of the church, and that they all might in a short time be per- mitted to meet at the Opening cere monies of the Church. Aicer .Win. .Oliver; the builder of the church', had arranged the stone properly, -Mrs. McKillop. took the FARM LABORERS COMING Toronto, July railway ficials are busy preparing for carry- ing of farm laborers !p_the West this year. The first batch is likely to leave here in two weeks. Reports from different points in Ontario are encouraging so far as supplying of farm laborers is concerned. COUffTRY IS RICHnALONG NEW LINE Calgary Jfiipelieves it is the Bat in nee A POLITICAL RUMOR Juctic; May and Sue- by Premier Montreal, July special Que- bec despatch to the mentions a rumor of the probable resignation of Chief Justice Sir Henri T, Tasch- ereau, in October next, when the learned judge will haVe attained his seventieth year, and completed twen- ty years of active service on the Bench. The rumor adds that the Hon. Mr. Gouin will succeed him, and that the Mr. Archambault will become Premier of the province. B. C. TEAM WINS THE MINTO CUP Famous Shamrock LacroMe Team Badly Beaten by New Westminster Three Goals in Seven Minutes Calgary, July R. Thomp- son has retfirned a trip through southern during which he visited' nearly every section of the country. He that the spring sown crops in some sections required rain to .properly -mature them, but QUEBEC 18 QUIET Qiu-bi-c, July Prince has gone and with him departed all the Moating citadel of the British fleet. Today the river looks empty and by night most of the visiting ships ex- cept .the two French battleships and one or two yachts will now remain. this would be by the rain BAD STORM IN SASKATCHEWAN Stoughton, Sask., July ter- rible storm of hail, wind and rain visited this town and district this afternoon. As far as the town itself is concerned the only damage was the demolition ,of the fair ground pa- lace. Two miles north the havoc played with barns and houses was great and a strip seven miles wide of Saturday evening, which appears to have been pretty general. The fall wheat and barley, were however, past danger, -and in some districts were being harvest- fi. Harvesting will be general'ln the south country by the end of this week. Mr. drove through the country east of High Kiver, and says that: one. ofctheT best districts he saw on his trip wftrVthat around Brant, about thirtjr mites , of High River which wilt- be opened up by the pro- posed from Lethbridge to Calgary, this district over twenty and was- at that time very favorably impressed with it. -He had almost forgotten where it was located until he drove through it a couple of weeks ago and found it a well settled and prosperous dis- trct, although "so fur removed from the railway. In the whole, .of his trip he does not remeniber seeing a field of fall what that will yield less than thirty bushels to the acre. GANS AND NELSON TO FIGHT San Francisco, July Coffroth last night arranged for a forty five round bout between Joe Gaits and Battling Nelson to take place on the afternoon of Septemb.r 9th -at the Mission Street Pavilion, the scene of Guns defeat July 4th. Forfeits of a side are to be posted. SHOOTiNG BY MAIL Toronto, July rifle shooting competition by mail is being arrang ed between the public school cadets of Toronto and cadets of King Ed- ward's school. Whitley Curry, Eng land, to take place in September. Montreal, July Minto Cup has gone on its first trip to the West aud is likely to remain there for a long time. The New Westminster and Shamrock teame met in the sec- ond match for the trophy today and the cup-challengers were again vic- torious, winning out by a score of making the score for the two matches The Shamrocks nev- er quit und put up a stubborn fight right to the end of the match, but the British Columbian team ran in three goals inside of seven minutes, which practically settled the fate of the cup. It was the fast work of their field that won the cup for them for while the Shamrock defence was as strong as that of New Westmin- ster, the lield was too fast for the Irishmen. Mclhvam was the only one of the Shamrocks that could i There was a much larger crowd prc sent than there was at the first gamo While this mutch, was not near as exciting as other matches that have been played for the cup, the New Westminster contingent that came here .with the team were not sure they had the trophy until within a few minutes of the finish. Shamrocks position N.Westminster Kavanagh Howard Dillon Lynch Rochford Mellwatne Alunday O'Reiley Hennessey P. Brennan goal point cover point defence defence defence centre home Home home Grey Galbraith T. GifJord G-. Gifford G-. Reiuiie T. Renoio Feney Spring Wintermuu A. Turnbull J. Brennan outside home GOOD NEWS FOR COALDALE FARMERS was hailed out farmer, completely. Oscar had his house and barn entirely smashed, besides being hailed out. This storm has been one of the most serious ever known in this district. The Howard Mill was blown down and cars were ditched two miles east of Howard. Creelman, Sask., July bad storm yassetl" _oyer: this .district afternoon.- It. Wil- son's house and barn and two horses were killed in the barn. The Wilson family were hurt but not seriously. Many buildings have wrecked ind others: damaged. JUDCES NAMED THE FAIR town and country, faith in the iu dainty, little trowel, put on the fin- ture of the Church in this land, faith jishing touches, and declared the in God to whose-glory. we build this .church. We trust .that this church may be a centre from.which.good in- fluences may go out, through all.this district, we trust that it; may a place of worship where all may feel that they are one in Christ. We come from many quarters, some of us are pioneers, others have joined us, as it seems, but yesterday. We need to be welded into a unity, fitted to- gether as living stones into one holy stone well and truly laid. .The service closed with the sing ing .of "0 God Our Help in Ages Rafter .which a large portion of the congregation adjourned to the lawn of Mr. E. U- Rylands to par- ticipate in a lawn social. Here ice creanv, cake and coffee were served and an impromptu programme ol vocal and instrumental music pro Baby Found Dead in Bed Meeting af tfce Directors of In agreement to the wishes of the farmers living north of the railroad track around Coaldale, the govern- ment telephone department has de c-'jeu to change tne proposed which was south of the railroad truck. The condition attached is that there- be one subscriber for each mile from to Lelhbridge. The new route will go from Lethbridge to the Experimental Farm on the south side, then cross to the north and stay on that, side until it nearly reaches Taber when it will cross into that town. The changed route will be a great benefit to the large nuttiber of nold his own on the field. 5 did not show up nearly as well as he- did lost week and except in. the third quarter was outplayed by Feeley. Tom Rennic, who is considered the speediest man on the New Westmin ster team was too much for O'Reilly. There were two changes in the line up of the visitors. The Turnbull brothers, Xen. and Bill, were off on account of injuries sustained in the last match; their places being take.i by Spring and Latham. There was one Turubull on the team, "Old Man Alex." and he started all the trouble- fur the Irishmen by_juotchiug the first goal for the visitors with a nice un- derhand shot, one of the old style, which lie must have learned when a boy. j Hogau inside home Uryson Referee, P. J. Lally. quarter, New West- minster, A. Turnbull, 5.30, New West- minster, Bryson, .30; New Westmin- ster, Bryson, 1.00; Shamrock, Hen- nessey, 7.00. Second quarter, New Westminster, Feeney, 13.35. Third quarter, Shamrocks, J. Breiman, 4.- 15. Fourth quarter, New Westmin-' ster, Latham, 3.20; New Westmin- ster, Feeney, 11.41. quarter, Galbraith, T. Gifford and Rochford, 10 mins. Lynch played on Turnbull in the first half of the match and oould do but little with him. It was not until 'Mcllwain'was put on the old man in the Matter part of the mutch that he was held down in any way. Mcilwain had the speed and farmers around Coaldale muny of strength to cover him and the close whom live in this city. (Special to the Herald.) Taber, July fifteen months old daughter of John Easthorpe was found dead in bed this morning. Al- though there were no suspicious cir- cumstances connected with the death Coroner Higinbotham of Lethbridge was telephoned regarding its burial. Coroner Higinbotham of vdcdi. The Lethbridge Concert Band town, the message was sent on to gave some excellent music during the temple. Our prayer is that through exercises. Cross Pleased With the South Surplus Has Disappeared D. J. Campbell of Macleod, the near- est coroner. The Directors of the.-Agricultural Society got through' lot of business last are doing their utmost to make-, the fair a suc- cess. result of 'their 'efforts will be'that this year's faic will excell all previous ones. Tfoe district and city should give them hearty support G. Jf. Hatch reported that Mr. Nai smith would 'arrange for speciaVmtes over the road to Cardston. The Superintendent of Fairs wrote stating he would supply judges for horses, cattle, sheep and swine. The secretary was instructed to write ask ing that he send a man to judge poultry. The tenders called for yes- terday will be changed in so far. that a separate tender will .be required for fruit and ice cream and. another lor soft drinks and cigars. R. Lewis, manager of a travelling restaurant was awarded restauiant privileges for He' also paid VANDERBILt'S STEP-SON KILLED Paris, July Winchrop Sands a step son Vanderbilt, was kiled in an automobile accident near .Poissy this morning. K. Vander- bilt was "not hurt. Big Storm On Labrador Coast each. Dillon and Breiman 5 mins. each. Second quarter, Rochford, 11J T. Gifford, 5 mins. Third quarter, Brenuan, 10 mins. Fourth quar- ter, Dillon, Mcllwaine, Latham, P. Brennan, Kavanagh, Hennessey, 5 mins. each. New Westminster, B. C., On receipt of the information that New Westminster lacrosse team had won the Minto Cup, pandemonium reigned in the city. For hours the town was in a ferment of excitement. --J chewing-aixt whoops. Thousands -of people gathered in the evening, .at .a huge bonfire whore speeches were About five thousand dollars was won made and great enthusiasm shown, by local backers of the team. score in the last two quarters can Processions and bands paraded the be accounted for by the way Turn-Lstreets to the- accompaniment of bull was watched. The only change in the Shatnroc-t team was that Howard was at his old position in front of the net. "Tie played one of his best games and there was not a man. on'the home of the visitors who could hold him. Ka- vanagh was in the net for the Irish- men and although he did fine work, picking out some shots that looked like sure games', 'his absence from the home weakened that end of the team considerably. It might have been much better to have tried one Scholes Lost Argonauts Won Edmonton. July Mr. Cross has returned from a week's trip in the south country, wht-re public meetings were addressed by the min- isters at Coleman. Covrley and Fish burn. The Attorney-General, ii, an inLr view said: "Our trip was a very pleasani one and an excellent recep lion was given Mr. Fintoy and my self at every point. The south could not look more prosperous. The farm- ers had surprisingly good crops last year, but this season promises to beat all records. We were astonished at the luxuriant growth, as well as the increased acreage under cultiva tion. south will soor. be noted for its grain as it lias been in the pas' for its cattle." ed here today Regatta held Toronto, July was con- sternation in civic and exhibition cir- cles this morning. At the close of hist year the books of the exhibition showed a surplus of This year's books fail to show any en try of that amount as cash carried over from last year. The auditors engag- ed by the city to make a special dit of the civic bookkeeping systems discovered this discrepancy. The treasurer denies any wrong do- ing and declares it is a case of ,bad bookkeeping and that the is frCIfllC! in the. bank. Henley, July was suc- cessful in only one of the heats row- in the International in connection with Olympic games. Th s was the Argo- nauts Ikcating the I'orwegian Row- ing Association by i length in the first hent of the eight-oared compe- tition. Scholes, was de- feated by Von, German, by a length and a half in the single sculls. for a shake booth, Tenders were received from Ci- tizens Band and from the Lethbridge Concert Band. Deciding which: to ac- cept was the most difficult item of business of the evening. The Citi- zens band asked 5100 for the two af- ternoons. They would provide own transportation, play when call- ed upon and muster 20 strong in un- iform. The Concert" Band's tender was for undurMhe same condi- tions. It would provide 14 men but has no uniforms. After :much discus- St. Johns, Nfld., July A brief today from Labra- dor says that the Labrador coast has been swept by a northeast hurricane which wrecked 17 vessels in one liar bor. The name of the harbor is not given in the despatch. Other parts of the coast are yet unheard from and grave fears are entertained here for the safety of Sir Wm. MacGregor, governor of Newfoundland, who is on an official visit to Labrador. BOLE RENOM1NATED Regina. July F. Bole, was unanimously nominated by the Lib- erals this afternoon to contest Regina city. of the others in the net. In the LAST NIGHT'S BALL GAME The h. .'bill match lest night did not 1 wry nvoh after all and the Premier To Run In Ottawa Gty Thousands Of Chinese Lost Ottawa, July is rumored in BASEBALL RESULTS EASTERN: At R.H.E. Buffalo .......................10.15.7 ,...1.6.1 ind the fo-.M nr-SL-..L i-it soin j-.0liiioul oirolos Unit Premier Sir "Wil- r I -imi vrrt m r nun. will lv> nsked to accept! The Railway team wen- xinab'e lo get a. full lineup and in order ;o cive the people a gamo a number of Press players went in to fill up. The Y. M. had their bunch ready. A fairly tho French Liberal nomination for Ottawa City. At Toronto- Toronto ....................4.9.1 ....................5.10.1 At Rochester- Rochester .....................7-18-2 Newark ........................6-n-2 10 innings. At Montreal- Jersey City Montreal NATIONAL: At New PillsbuTg .......................2.1L3 .3.8.0 .0.6.1 goo 54 in favor of the Y. AT C. There is trouble ahead of the City likely to quit bc-ing to a team together. Whether efforts will made to organize another third tcrtiti, of season with two teams, or quit attogetV.f-r aro the questions before th" executives connected with the league Some provision will be made to give '.he public some baseball crar- irjff iVir reason if ar.y desire to have New York .....................2-l2-3iit is vlio SOCIALIST CANDIDATE Vancouver. B. C., July T. Kingslcy has been chosrri by the Socialists of Vancouver as their can didatc in the forthcoming oWcions. sion the Concert Band's tender was accepted.. Judges wore appointed as follows: Grains and Green, Colpman, Sick and Taylor. Roots and Tuff, Ashcroft and Keffcr. Fresh Newton and Colpman. House Plants and Cut j G. It. Johnston, Mrs. K. N. Tlighr' tham. appointed. Dairy Cox anil Van Home. mid aiossre. Uox. tinn Vrxn Home. Domestic Oliver. Mrs. Humphries. Ladies McT eay, Mrs. Kirkham. Whitney. TTem- elryck. HuUon. Fine Arts. Kdr.rational ftnd Natural TV Higinbotham, Rev. A. M, Gordon. Mr. Chivcrs. Sherlock. Hong Kong, July from Canton say that the scenes followinj the typhoon of Monday night are heartrending. Thousands of Chines drowned. The typhoon in i loss of life and damage to shipping eclipsed the typhoon of 1905. Return received he- show that the loss t European shipping was less but tha over a hundred native wrecked. vessels wc-r Tory Guess Of Election Date ast half of final auarter -the big ellow up on the home end of he team in. an.eJTort to try and run p the score- Dillon dropping back to he net. He did fine -work for a few uinutes and helped keep the rubber a the vicinity of the New Westmin- A SPECIAL TRAIN The A. R. I. Co. sent another special train, out over the south line This time it was to War- ner for Mrs. John Keefe, who was suffering from blood-poisoning. Dr. >ter goal. .Just five minutes and McTSTaHy went .out on the train. Fa- wenty seconds before time was up j ther Van Tighem in response to a he was sent to the fence along with call, went out on the morning train Hennessey and the Shamrock sup- and the special went in the afternoon >orters gave up all hopes. JMrs. Keefe is very ill. Hisgen To Run For President [Candidates Of Chicago, July first na- tional convention 6f the Independence party finished its labors early today after the nomination of Thos. J... Hisgen, of Massachusetts for presi- dent of the United States and John Temple Graves of Georgia for Vice President and adopting a platform of principles. The nomination of Hisgen reached on the third ballot with n vote of 331 out of 948 ballots cast. Graves was named for vice president by acclamation. Toronto, July o.Taylor. Con f'-f'ov LOCAL BRIEFS On.o customer brings another to opinion that mo. general reciutis Wilson Mcsscr's, Ford St., nea mills. Their work always give .wrt'Wt satisfaction.- Jar-vis has been given Saskatchewan Regina, Sask., July The follow- ng is a list of the candidates in the ield in Saskatchewan: Lloydminster, H. Miles North Battleford, .A. L. Craig (Con.) South Battleford, Archie Devenver Prince Albert County, S. J. Donaldson Prince Albert ity, J. E. Bradshaw A Tur. geon Kinistino, G. B. John- son T. Sanderson Ros- thern, Stever Saskatoon City, Mayor Wilson Saskatoon W. C- Sutherland rTumboldt, Dr D. P. Neely Wadena, R. H. Nicholson L. L. Kramer Touchwood, Joseph Pollis Yorkton, W. D. Dun- lop T. H. Garry CC'O AU A T W W! Quebec, July Tt is announced tonight H. R. H. the Prince of Wales has given Governor Gen- The Experimental nskwl to miike j Farm will bo spccm) exhibit would bu hald in October on or about the 15th. ORGANIZING THE MUSICIANS TJIST ihu rivcj> WoS kcn towards the formation of a local of the American Federation of Musi- cians. At the invitation of Profess- or TiarjH'r- conductor of the Citizens nermit to a residence on Bur-'c ats, T. McNutt Maple which shnM not he in eomnetit.ion for prizes with the other exhibits. A. K. Humphries is putting up a special pri7e of for the best cold eral. for presentation to the people dinner for a working man. Another of Canada a chair which belonged to I niceting will be held on Saturday ev- 3-n-nl Wolfo. en ing. Band, the local organizer explained dett St. D. McXaught of Rapid City, Man spent ycsiernay in the city, inc gwCiit of Mrs. Murray, Courtland St. C. W. Gray haa taken out a per- mit for a warehouse and stable to be erected on Round St. Adam Link. Homestead Inspector, was a caller at the Herald office this morning. He has been up near the mountiins lately and he says the the reasons for this ste.p being .-rops in tne Porcupine Hills nnd on n The River arc splendid. After a number of questions dealing I 11. Nicholson, the alleged forger with the formation of this local hart comes up for trial tomorrow before been answered it was unanimously Jwlpo Winter in the District Court, adopted to postpone further nctiont Yesterday, the infant daughter of until a general mating of the musi-j Mr. and Mrs. C. EKlwrg, and I n-jH this Tr.o child WAS a month old. D. J. Wylie W. R. Abbott Swift Current, Oswoltj Smith W. Scott Moose Jaw, County, K. Dorrel J. A. Shep- Moose Jaw City, J. Well- ington J. R. Gn-en Re- gina City. H. W. Laird J. F. Bole Milestone, A. C. Whit- more J. A Weyburn, G. B. Fisher Dr. Mitclteli -South Qu'Appellqf, F. W. G. Haultain North Qu' i? -r i J. mzn-Tunmiu R. Mothorwell Moose Moun- tain, Dr. Elliott Pipestone, A. B. Gillis Moosomin. D. D. El- li? Cannington, H. McLellan Vonda, W. Grant ;