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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily VOL. II. L.ETHBRJUGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1909. NO. II ROUTE OF THE CANADIAN WESTERN WHEAT CUTTING STARTS New Railway To Run I i frrom nJalgary To j Butte I Carman, July H. Telfurd. of Cnnnan. started wheat today.. The wheat IP a ni'.vf Ix-jirdi-d var- U'ty. .Kilniunt--.ii. Alta.. July lvob-rt Ivitcliie. of Struthenna, 'tif. will whi-at cutting Tlie grain was S'lWii f.n .May 3rd. It is wll lilled and an excrl- sjt lent- crop. a Lhmaman THE PrAni r Hlr! r JLul HE DID BETTER THAN WAS ASKED dor C30PS GOOD AT WiNNlFRED P. -I. Oeimirco of was in the city ycsti'rdny arranging for the sale of the townsite. 1-Je now has a clear it tie which he can transfer to any purchasing lots ha this promising littlo to-.vn. ha? a good country surrounding it and nn invest- ment in town lots should lie a sound .one. Mr. De.marcc has ir.oved his l'a- ;mily onto his homestead where; he just eornpMcrl the erection of a handsome now residence. The crops this district aro fine this year ami y the yield promises to be a good one. C. Plenty of rain has fallen in this vi- finity TO ensure t.iie best ;rrnen Of Labra- Cannot Get Any Fish I'.'-arm a gi'ijil .t will liki-ly from Calcrary soui'li a i..-v' miles west of the C'. 1C. to TiK'ii cro.-.- rw. :iiy-livi- of thai at ninch. Then Through tin-: at- tin: if Creek south through thi-. Waln-iiid ranch in tho valley between the Porcupine and Livinirstone rang- t-ij. crossing tin- north fork of thr Old -Man rivrr' and the Crow's Nest railway CWlt-y and southeast to Pinelu-r Creek. From here the new road will pass through Yarrow ;uid Twin Uiittn Valley.- to Carclston, af-> U'nvzirds crossing imcnuitiouL1! j Spokane, Wash., July bnundary at Whiskey Pass. From i road builders representing the North- Wulrond ranch a. spur will bv built I era Pacific, the Chicago, Milwaukee to the coal i'nines in the Livingstone Puget Sound, the Harriman sys- raniK- and i-xwndpcl to Michel and Item and the mysterious North Coast Elk River. It is believed that the I company, -headed by Robert E. Stra- Chicago. Milwaukee St. Paul rail- nora of Spokane, are waging a i Haileybury, Ont., July Chinaman wai murdered by an Ital- ;ian in the King Edward Restaurant on Main Street at 10 o'clock last night and another was badly stabborl in the hand. About a quarter to ten a' well dressed Italian about thirty! years of age entered the place, of Orvllle Wright Makes which p. Chinaman is proprietor. Af- i ter eating- he commenced to pocket) AllOther ReCOrd Up forks and spoons from the table, and not content at ihat ho away salt cellars about- his person. An al- tercation followed. The Italian drew a stiletto from the bosom of his shirt and stabbed OM- Chinaman un- DAILY TRAIN SERVICE TO GREAT FALLS Trains will leave ht-re daily except Sunday at 9.30 a.in. and arrive at Groat Kalis at iO p.m. Corning north, will Great a: 10 arriving at Lc-t'libridpi- at 7.50 p.m. P.iss'.-ngcrs will niaku thr usual cha of car? at Vir- hotii .irolnu' aii.l CORNERSTONE OF A NEW CHURCH Is Laid With Fitting Ceremonies At Sow In the Air Juiv der the left, arm. s and he orc-r iror. outsi-ie .'r down the stre A constable "however. x him and he jailed. icht to the dead. The door and threw away FELL FROM BRIDGE T. Wilson, one of the bridge gang on the St. Mary's bridge fell from tho top of the bridge sixty-six feet :'to the Around, fracturing his leg and (Special to the Herald; How Island. July mem- bers a.nd adherents of the Bow Island Presbyterian Church had the honor arm yesterday afternoon at about 0; bchl, the -irst public body to hold' and: 4.30. It appear that he was engaff- appertaining Wilbur Wriu'ht, a-vi.ed m raising up the top deck of the Mien. Th built 1 MONEY SNOW FELL IN OMAHA Omaha. Xeb.. July of sniAv-filing i.: J-rriy .in Omaha, occurred during an elec- trical sTorni List night, u-hieh fol- an oxtreiTiely hot day. The flake.- fell fo rneajly ten minutes. GUARDS KJiMO'iiiui, July of a thorough 'he iiMO tlh- vieis Atki isoii av.il from TWO ginrcis. J I IOSL his balance, falling off. that thev an- ,-rectin- 1 together hau a appearance o- S'. Li- at. Foul- bridge with a jack, when it slipped iand '.i serial Corps, j 4 ;A special train ni- .-peeil re- j the unfortunate man was rushod into his c-'.'SKract with city and taken to the hospital but 15rs. DeVeber, D'Arc and Mew- burn attended his fractures. Canada and U. S. Tariff BANK CLERK DROWNED Melita, Man., aged a clerk in the Union Bank here- was drowned last way company will the under- thking for the tSiey arn: already he.iding this wav-r totrether petmve carapaiga m Washington Id- 4 wjgebner, Ottsv.-a. Ont.., July survey of Payne Tariff bill as nofc amended- bathing in .the Souri? river' the standPoint its- effect- on some friends went down to the j Canadian exports to the United Stat- river alter .supper and' whUe in the 6S aad the light' slatistics of Can' HOSPITAL SUNDAY IDEA Fraternal Societies Enthusiastically aho, Oregon, Montana and North Da- kota which gives every promise of at- tracting world-wide attention. Contracts calling for a total expen- diture of almost have been awarded or scheduled ha the his depth and sank, native of Ireland and TIVPS in this countrv. 4.4 I J 13 (T. -TTi v j i adian exports lor the last rear, tails beyoJnd Hayes is a i nas no rr-la- i Support the Idea The proposition, thrown out by the Sons of England is meetin-g with re- j markable success, and already the fol- lowing societies have appointed dele- gates .and decided to fall into line and boost Lethbridge's Hospital Sun- day: Oddfellows, G. B. Weller and E. T. ''tem> Chicago. Milwan- Stafford. A. 0- F.. A. E. Dupen and S. W. RESEMBLED THE PARIS COMMUNE last .three months and there IB infor- roaiion at hand that not less than will be added to that amount as soon as the present work is completed. Among the contracts already award led are the following: By the Northern j Awfill Slaughter fc QueliJDg Pacific, Harriman sys-. j ikee and Puget. Sound, xorth Coast, exclusive of i -for tcrminaljs in C. O. F.. A. Frayne And H. A. Ma- North Trouble At Barce- lona to show any very noteworthy reason why Canada should be either elated or depressed over the outcome of the j tariff revision across the border. With j the t-xteption of three important ar- ticles of export namely, lumber, coal jknd hides, tbe situation with re- j jrard to the encouragement- of Can- I oiiian trade with the republic is but I little changed. On' a great majority the items of Canadian exports t'ie new tariff for all practical pur- is quite as prohibitive as the old and Canada sains little or. noth- ing hiL' inaciiinr. e Jill sptvd pi-cord.-; i i Wriirh't's siwed was more 42 i 'iniies an hour. He made the ten i mile flight in 14 minutes and 42 sec- onds, including more than twenty seconds required for the turn be- yond the line at Shuter Hill, the southern end of the course. He at- tained a height of nearly 500 feet and his average altitude was practically level at about 250 feet. President Taft arrived just in. time to witness the start and to participate in the dem- onstrations which welcomed the. av- iators. He sent (Col. Treat, com- manding officer of the artillery at Fort Meyer to convey his congratu- at the finish. DAMAGING MEXICO Mexico City. Mexico. July There was wide .spread disturbances j 3 of the earth in Old Mexico last night j Women's to a celebra- occasion was the laying corner stone of the new church The town 11 day and. large numbers pf visitors arrived on. both the west and east bound trains to assist in the ceremony of laying the When the time arrived for the ceremony to begin there were over eight hundred people present in town. The Rev. A. McLaren of Medicine Hat pastor of the congregation took the plat-fonn and in a very well chosen. speech referred to the action of the 'townspeople and the generous spirit it hey displayed in. taking steps to i have a church erected in tihe town, i especially as the-town was only a i few months old. The ceremony was conducted in accordance with the i ordinances of the Presbyterian rituaL Albert Whitney, president .of the y Society was pre- full particular? are not all in j sented with .a haodsomc silver-tro-wd j from, the congregation, and -in a. venr interferences. Of- icreditable .ma4mer she -declared the and yer. of DENNISONSURE WAR WILL COME ficials at the observatory here declarn that the. escape of Mexico City with comparatively little damage was due to the fact that tlu-r city is built on an old lake bed. The made ground, they say, as a spongey, jelly-like mass which neutralized the severity of the shocks. As it was cathedral walls were oracked aud scores of -manner she declared stone to be well and truly laid, and named the building the St. Andrew's C-huroh, of Bow Island. Following the ceremony the furnished a first class supper to public, over two hundred and .fifty people did ample justice to -the goo4 things that were provided for them in. the way of eatables. After sup- Yakima. and Walla Walla. veety. S. O. E., A. C. Messer and F. T. Robins. O. O. F., J. J. Boyle and A. E. Stewart. The Caledonian. Society will prab- ably take the matter up at their next j executive meeting and it is under- j take pert. The Citizens Band has offered its iWash.; Pittsburg G-illrnour Valley, i j In addition the Milwan ;kee road is planning to expend 1000.000 on branch line Construction 'tiirecli pjiris, July nlf thc- Mad- iu the northwestern, states. The chief battles will be fought jn central Oregon, north and central Id- rid pass .througli the hands of the censor, all agree, that- General Bran- dos, r-hr military commander of Bar- celona, ruthlessly has crushed the revolt there, executing many ring Toronto Colonel Is Certain Germany and Britain Will Scrap July think war between England and Germany inevi- he has not yet made public. Ke is, i table." This in a" single phrase sums TS HE COMING TO LETHBRIDGE? Portage la Prairie, July Thomas Kilkenny, who came from "Winnipeg six months ago to take charge of the local fire briirade. has resigned to accept a similar position in a western citj-. the name of which ho-wever, to get a considerably larger salary than be receaved here. services for the Parade, and no doubt through in the interests of this work. Any society in the city not already in line should appoint their delegates i as early as possible, and send the names to Secretary S. O. E., Eox 57. so that they may be notified of the joint meetings. Oregon, not without adequate trans- filtfering out from the French frontier portation and the comple- at Cerebere, none of which lA Nine Year dat- tion of one or two lines there will later thairnoon indicated, open a rich district and provide I lne tlie" iiaa the up- j for thousands.' j Per hand and nothing in history with. There is also a stiff fight against i exception of the Fans commune- the entrance into Spokane of the approached the ferocious drama, boijig Xorth Coast line, now recognized as i enacted. In the tales brought mit part of an important transcontinen- from Spain much remains obscure tal- system. This line, projected be- but all tho reports agree that the Old Criminal up the military situation as it pre- I sents itself .to Col. G. T. Denison, of Toronto, who arrived Liverpool i this morning. "I could not- fix a limit for the out- break of hostilities, but signs were reflected in the heavens above and the earth beneath. It would be a Per Mr.. A. Werts presided Ithe gathering and a verv dwellings practically demolished and coacert programme was submitted. a few lives were .lost. The shocks, how-over, worked greai- er destruction in the state of Guer- raro, a region which is known as the home of earthquakes, but as ac- customed as the people there are to shocks, they are quite panic stricken wit-h the series of a score or more with which they have bet-n visited. It, was reported in last night's des- patches that the worst- came to the cities of Acapulco and Chillpaucingo. Little .-V-jpulco with its inhabi- tants has achieved world wide fame as a city of misfortune. Twkv this year it has been the scene of a catastrophe. In February hundred persons were burned to death, when the Flores was set- on fire by a moving picture machine. being rendered by Messrs. Love and ilclnnes, addresses .by the chair- man, Mr. A. Waddell, ami, the Mr.. Scraggs, and the Kev. Mr. ren. A feature of the day's meat was the various selections of Scottish' airs rendered in a ilrst. clasa manner by Mr. George Gaidar in the old familiar highland of the Gordon Highlanders, on the Scottish bagpipes. The playing at the pipes was a novelty to many who never before had seen a ilighlarnier nor heard the skirl of the pipes. The Scottish people present enjoyed part of the prograroioe very much as it reminded them of the home of their birth and friends far away am- ong- the hills and dales of Bonny Scotland. After the concert the la- dies again served all present with ice July i bctwwn Titans for wierdness of'the night. Hordes In the city of Mexico all the elec- cream, fruit and cafe, .thereafter all trie currents .were shut at thfil joined in the natioaal ajs- first shock and the city left in dense darkness. The wailing "and praying of people in public, squares added to Bridge. -9. confessed The police riC-T- Today That he had "burnr-d a church "It's now a struggle between them When ar-.'for supremacy in commercre and It has been suited that the af- I tidewater, ta all j movement was skillfully organized should take some such form as a Tag Day, and suggestions will be re- j miles, is a thorn in tihe side of ithe HUT people, who, with others and broke clear skv. out like a bolt f irom a by the committee and dealt with, at their first meeting. jhave been successful so far in block- and robbed many houses, ri'srfal ho was in a theatre enjoying j Germany is looking world wide for himself. H> i.< an irivoteratf dime commnrco and to achieve her aim she reader. He was arraigned in will pverything from path the juvenilf -court and j if she can." of men and children who stood out in the drilling rain, waited the com- ing of daylight. them. u Burdett paid Bow Island a visit and engaged in a game of baseball. They had their, nine strengthened for the occasion by an importation of four'players from Grassy lake. They ing plans t0 it terminal facilities in this city, where already more than ,TALIAN WORKMAN KILLED AT HOSMER _ (Special to the Herald) 1 Fernie, B. C., July 31. -By the fall j Weighted ing of some scaffoldiig' at the new concrete boiler house being erected by the Hosmer -Mines Ltd., at Hosmer yesterday, an Italian workman, nam- i ed Eugenia Menzaghi. aged about 30 j years was killed. A coroner's in- quest wiji be held next Wednesdav. i With Relatives; CITY AND DISTRICT i Spokane, Wash., July i 5t.. John, two years of age, whose family line has been traced to Gener- al Wolfe, killed in the storming of j Quebec, probably; has a greater re- i Miss Helen Afawburn..left on yester- j sponsibility of ancestry than is borne riay afternoon's train to visit friends by any other child in the country. T.n in Calgary. !addition to her parents, Mr. and; The Ladies Aid of Wesley Church j.Mrs. J. B. St. John, living at 300 will give a social tea at the parson- South Roy Street, Spokane, she has i age ou Tuesday next. August 3, from two grandfathers, two grandmothers, i three to nve in the afternoon and al- three great grandfathers. two so in the evening. Everybody is cor- ;'groat grandmothers. besides dinlly invited. vcn gn-nt aunts, fourteen great1 Tlie eighty horse power boiler of uncles, seven groat great aunts tho new strain laundry arrjved this and one .droat great aunt, morning- and was removed from the: Her great-groat-grnnd n-.other died at! car to the laundry on Smith Street. :the of 107 in 1008. The BEAUTIFUL LETHBRIDGE All tho new machinery is beinc: in- aiKl it is expected that the building will be ready for business about August 10th, E. A, Sharman returned from the Vnlley la.st night and rc- mcn of the family arc- formers, mech- anics, lawyers, trndesnion nacl prea- chors. Orvsf-injilly of New "N'ork state fhey followed the course of the em- pire, first going to Michigan, then to N'orth Dakota, where a score today I'orts that, his party picked ripe Gra- make their homes, and finally coming apples and poaches off the to Washington. Accounting Cor tho trees. Tomatoes also are ripe. The -t longevity of the family Mrs. J. A. ]-otatoes simply .immense and tho i Weyant, grandmother of the child, crop large. The shipments now bo- j said that the men have always been ing made comprise tomatoes, industrious, adding: "There has ne- corn, potatoes, raspberries, plums, jver been a divorce among our people and pwiches. either." I were successful in winning 'by a, score Three- bodies have been taken from I of nine runs to three. The victory- some ruins. From tho coast- cities I will do the Bundett boys a lot of heard from there was no tidal wave.. good and at the same time teach the Reports of general'loss of life are tBowvIsland nine not to allow them- meagre, but official figures from dif-i selves to be caught napping. f.-ixnt sources show 14 killed and i Mr. .James Olquist finished SOWJBK a score mortally injured. i eighty acres af fall wheat over week ago and the grain is already i ovor two inches, above the ground. i The rains of the past few days have helped the seed to shoot up rapidly. Fully three thousand acres are being sown to fall wheat around Bow Is- land this sunrmer. Alessrs. Ludtke Brothers had a car load of seed shipped to them, and have sold it all to the formers. Aa- expected here Big Bunch Of Applications Spokane, Wash., July hun- jdred and jorty-seven thousand, seven I Oliici' is hundred and sixtv-nme applications j.., i tomorrow. (for Jand in the Coeur d Alene, Flat- _ _ ihead and Spokane reservations, where ALr' reports that the acres will be opened to sot- thc Ranch itlement bv the government, were re- that the View of Redpath Street looking towards the Public Square from corner of Coutts Street. Outsiders will kindly keep in mind that Lethbridge a few years ago was bald prairie, (Photo by British PhViopniphir Co. This oorjumDy taken .-orm- K-jiufiful views of the city and" is doing kerp i-; taken linu-iiglit. ported by notaries at the close of the ninth day of registration. Of j Coeur d'AIene had Spo- }kane 46.800. Missoula and jKali.spel 13.240. Every state and itt-rrifory in the Union is represented. .'Registration will continue until mid- 1 night on August by which time it- is the total number will i riOO.OOO. James W. Wittcn, in char-e, aniioiiricert that, t-he drawings for Copur