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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald SIR WILFRID HERE ON AUG30 Dates Of Meetings On Premier's Western Tour Sir Wilfrid Laurier's tour in Al- berta has been arranged, and he will not be'in, Lethbridge on August 17, as previously announced, hut on August 30. On his way from Saskatchewan he- stops at Llovdminstcr for a few hours. Thence via Canadian North- ern 10 Vermilion, Vegreville aud Fort stopping at each place for an hour or two. Thence to Edmonton for a meeting there on the Sth of August. On Tuesday, August iHh he takes' the C.P.R. to Wetaski- wiu, stopping there for aa hour, -thence to Red Deer, meeting at Red Deer oti Wednesday, August 10th, from Red Deer take C.P.R. to Cal- gary meeting there on Aug- ust the 12th. Leaving Calgary on Saturday, 13th August viaV.P.R. to go to Banff for Sunday the Uth August. Moa Monday via C.P.R. to Golden, stopping there for an hour, thence oil; to 'Vancouver for the meeting on Tuesday, the Ulth August. Then the meeting in Victoria on Thursday, the ISth August. From Victoria to Prince Rupert and back.-, to" Victoria'by the'2-lth. Meeting in Kamloops. on the night of the 26th of August. From Kam- loops to Nelson for meeting on the 28th August. From Nelson to Crows. Nest Pass, to Letlibridge for meeting August 30. From Lethbridge to Medicine Hat via C.P.R. for meeting on the 2nd September, thence via C.P.R. to Ot- tawa. Lethbridge, Monday, June 0, STEAMER UNITED STATES SAFE Christinsaud, June Scandinavian-American s.line steamship; United" States, which ran aground in Christin- sand Fjord Saturday morning in a fog, is not considered in 'a danger unless a storm comes up. All the passengers were landed before noon 'and were transferred here. They prob- ably will continue .their voy- age on an'English rllner. A WORTHY SUCCESSOR Xinuber 148 WESTERNERS WON THEIR POINT COMING WEST DR. L. H. DAVIDSON Appointed Chancellor of the Anqlican Diocese of Montreal to Succeed the latefDr: Bethune >im J. BARKER FINED Macleod, June Barker of G'ranum was .fined in the supreme court to- day for assaulting .Umpire Robinson after the Granum- Claresholm game on May 24th. Y Y 'Y Y NEW RAILWAY FOR PINCHER Charter Granted To a Com- pany At Last Session Of Parliament I Pincher Crtick, June the advent of summer, projected railway enterprises are always in order here. For the past three weeks whispers ot a proposed railroad which would make Pincher Creek a terminal point, ihave been cautiously uttered by one jor two more conversant with the .scheme than they seemed willing to acknowledge, for what reason one is !at a loss to understand. I As learned by your correspondent [the facts simply that within a tew days of the Dominion parliament 'proroguing at its last session a bharter was granted which cost its Womotcrs .about to rush through. This charter empowers a L-ompany to build and operate a rail- jroad from Carnston to Pincher Creek. 'From Pincher the line will cross the iJ.P.R. at Pincher thence to palgary. The promoters only applied Tor a charter to bviikl south from Pincher Station to Cardston for the MASQUERADING AS AN R.C. PRIEST >rcsent, hut; the line is eventually ncant to extend as far as Calgary, he McGuirc survey will he used, the romotcrs having offered Mr. McGuirc for the same, which has been ccepted. Although there was noth- ng stipulated in granting thc char- -n cr tribunal and finding a suitable meeting place, but it took no interest whatever in the search for more commodious quarters. "Event- ually the tribunal discovered in the top flat of the parliament building a huge ungainly, unlighted and unfur- nished attic, vacant. As there is nothing else .in. view the interested parties are in a quandry as to what to do. At present they are undecided whether to take possession of the "roof garden" or apply for permission to use the Chevalier Hall, the head- quarters of the Netherland Knights. The correspondent adds that the prevalent idea that the Dutch official- dom is going down on its knees to the great powers of the world begging them to come to Hague is rather orronous. Dutchmen will ;nbt be un- willing' if they come, but at the same time, they are quite willing that visit- ors should find accommodation for themselves. Sir Robt. Finlay is open- ing the case on behalf of the Canad- ian government and it is expected his speech will last a fortnight. By ar- rangement the speeches -of Attorney- General Robs.on and Senator Root will not be -delivered until the close of the arbitration. Y Y Y Y V "Y1 Y Y ,Y Y A FEW RUMORS The Albertan had a few political guesses in Us col- umns on Saturday. One was that W. L. Walsh, K. 'C. of Calgary, would be appointed to the Supreme Court bench. The second that Mr. Carson, of the firm ot Walsh, Me-, Carthy Carson, would be- come deputy attorney-general, and the third that Judge Win- ter would be transferred from Lethbridge to Calgary. Y Y Y Y Y CANADA'S GRAND OLD MAN BULL-RUSHERS IN SCRAP AT LAND OFFICE Quarter-Sedion Near Grassy Lake the Cause Of a Real Live Fracas This Morning-Leader Of Supposed Gang Arrested-Evidence Taken In Court-Douglas Out On Bail grain-growing game. The Fishburn settlers will give a bail in aid of the hospital here on Friday, June 2Mh. Several more business blocks ,Tiavc been dressed up by the painters with- two Another effort is being made to have ihe weekly half holiday go in force asain this summer. Mrs. T. W. Mordcn and children ar- I rivod from Ontario last, i in, oiniiuii nun vri-j unal point will be at the police rc- crve. Thc personnel of the company is.hc- kept secret for the time, ami as here has "nccn so much hot air wast- il here on similar proposed tmdcr- iakings in the past, the few Beeping mum until such time as de- clopments give the scheme an aspect If ccrtaintv. J. L. Thornlry returned home from Moyie, B.C., last week. Mr. and Mrs. G. Divine and son have gone on a two months' trip to Eastern Canada and New England States. -Mr. and Mrs. G. Dionne and son CVrvr- I -tl iiCrtij'iiir, iv u i ituiKMity OK a trip to Detroit, Windsor, Hamilton and other points. They expect to he away all summer. What is supposed to be an organ- ized gang of "bullrushers" as they are known to the police, land office officials and others, received a set- back this morning when they endeav- ored to again turn the well-known trick of ejecting by brute force the man holding first place at the land office in the rush for a homestead thrown open for settlement. This morning It was the S. W. 1-4 of section 21, township 10, range 13, situated near Grassy Lake, that be- came open. It was previously owned as a pre-emption by William C. Llew- elyn but he having recently sold his homestead, by the regulations the pre- emption automatically became vacant. Llewelyn, however, had the right to purchase a homestead and thus he was attempting to apply on this quar- ter this morning. According to a land office official, at half past eight there were only two or three men present. Llewelyn and one or two others who had been since Friday or Saturday. or three minutes before nine o'clock, however, tho gang which J. W. 'Staf- ford, the agent, and other oiTioic'ls knew to be the same gang which had operated at numerous other rushes, drove up in a couple of aiuMniohiie? and immediately made a set ar elyn and forced him and his friends away, taking possession of the A'jiumber of spectators and sided immediately with wiin the result that a sort of Donnytvook fair scene was enacted. Some one ran for the police and Constable Taylor arrived and later Sergt. Lamh. They stopped the fighting but there their M powers ceased. Agent Stafford, who had witnessed the whole affair, how- ever, came put and asked them to eject off the premises the whole crowd with the exception of young Llewelyn, which was dons amid the cheers and applause of the spectators, made eiiicny of men engaged at work upon the Dominion watching from the open windows above. Llewelyn Got It secured the Quarter sec- tion but the matter did not rest there for he laid a charge of assault against Edward Douglas, one of the ringlead- ers of the gang, whom he declared had first seized him and endeavored to pull him away front the door over the shoulders of the crowd, fail- ing that bad succeeded by crawling through the crowd and seizing him by the legs! Douglas arrested Douglas was placed under arrest and taken to the' police station where the charge was booked. The court was just opening and the case proceeded with at once. The complainant was the first wit- ness and told thc court that he and some of his friends were standing on the steps of the land office this morn- ing.' where they had been since Satur- day morning. Shortly before nine o'clock defendant came up with a crowd of men and endeavored to take him from his place. The first time defendant grabbed him by the coat but. dirt not succeed !n getting him away, but, later succeeded in doing so. Defendant got him by the legs and vanned him out. Father's Evidence Job Llewelyn, father of the previous witness, followed and .told the court fence and over the shoulders of the crowd and seize witness' son by the coat. Witness grabbed hold of de- fendant and asked him what he meant, and the witness was immed- iately seized from behind by one else and dragged out, but he suc- ceeded in dragging accused with him. He went away for a policeman and came back with one and saw that defendant with four or five others had gained possession of the steps. Mr. Stafford came out and ordered the police to put them away and let his son. return to his position. Cross- examined by defendant he said he was standing next his son when de- fendant grabbed the latter. Sergt. Lamb testified that he went to accused was the man who had caused all the dis- turbance. Defendant was what the police called a a mem- ber of tlce at DR. GOLDWIN SMITH Who has suddenly taken a turn -for the worse st his home in Toronto NEW BUILDINGS AT MONARCH Churches To Built Jy Presbyterians And Dutch Congregation Monarch, June 4.-A. W. Atwood, architect of this town, has taken the contract to build a Dutch church liere, and the specifications are in readiness for the procedure of the work. A petition is also in circula- tion for funds for erecting a Presby- terian church, and the work of erec- tion is expected soon to be under way. The Crown Lumber Co., is erecting a large two-story office, with residence on the second floor. Bert riansen, manager, slates that the enormous increase in the business of late has rendered the present office very inadequate for the purpose Building is going on rapidly" in the town and surrounding which is evidenced by the increasing month- ly reports at the lumber offirc here. The new bowling hall, -which has recently been completed, will swing open its doors the first of the week. Mr. has begun the work on -the sew depot here, and the town water tank is nearing completion. There is a splendid opening he-re for a goon painter and decorator, md abundant work is awaiting. Thc merchants of Monarch are hav- a busy season, and each testifies that a rush is on continuously. This is an indication of an increased farm- ing community and speaks well of the farming conditions of the district. Commercial travellers are frequent callers in the town, and" each departs with a smile of satisfaction that he has put through his intended sales. The new hotel is being lauded for its excellent cuisine and splemliri ser- ASSEMBLY IN VERY WARM SESSION Queen's University And Church Union Debated Halifax, .Jmie debate the warmest nature was precipitated in the General Assembly to-day t when the Commission Of Queen's 'Univers- ity named in the assembly' of" 1909' i made its report. Popular interest; in the discussion was shown by the fact that the attendance both of commis- sioners and general public was larger than any day last week. Rev. "Dr. Lyle, Moderator of thc Assembly of 1909. laid the report of the commis- sion before the assembly, when MacLeod, of Barrie, at once asked whether the minority report ought to be submitted at that juncture.- A move was apparently made by friends of separation to shut out this report on a technicality, and half a dozen Points of order were raised. Four or five speakers were on" the platform at one time 'and the Moderator spent a strenuous half hour. --It was finally decided to accept both reports and there were submitted; Church Union The first mention of "church" union was made at thc assembly in the morning'session. Dr. Patrick, of Win- nipeg, read the report of the Union Committee which was in absolate ac- cordance with the cause of the uiion. After giving some account of, and stating clearly various arguments for" union the report recommended .that the statement be sent down to the Presbyteries for a vote, such' vote to be taken prior to May 1911. Prin- cipal McKay, on behalf 0E those op- posed to the union secured permis- sion to have an alternate plan pre- sented. Business is so great that the assembly may be compelled to re- main in session till the end of the week. 'MAY SUCCEED EARL GREY Y Y YY Y London, June of Selborne, who has just re- turned from term of office as High Commissioner in South Africa, is mentioned as 'a possible successor to Earl Grey at Ottawa. J, vice, and is receiving daily BIG1 BRIDGE OVER THE LITTLE BOW In Vicinity Of Carmangay-- A New Public School Carmangay, June for the school house will shortly he called for as the plans submitted by Mr. A. Campbell, of High River, received; favorable consideration at the hanas of the School Board Committee. The building will be situated on the south-cast corner oi Carman street, the C.P.R. havinp given a whole block for that pur- pose. the land office this morning and A large construction gang has come CUCStS i t oo from far and near. Among those who registered of late arc A. R. pct- pointed out to him as ers, J. .1, Kissock, A. K. A W. -Jones, T. F. Dawson and F'. G. Longc, of Calgary A. J. Tyson. of Vancouver; Wm. Lawrence J C which makes a prac- j Harmon and A. M. Snowrtcn, Oi Tor- J- S. Taylor, Hamilton; X.O. Hyrnc and J. R. Pentedus, Win- these land rushes to up that he saw climb along the members of the customs office staff and of the land office staff, who were KING GEORGE VISITED JOS. CHAMBERLAIN London. Enp.. June King George visited Joseph Chamberlain at his London residence yesterday. He re- mained most of the afternoon and took' tea. Chamberlain was unable to meet the King at the door. Ht I to the 3and office ten or fifteen minutes before the doors open and remove by brute force men who have been stand- ing there in line, often for three or. four days. He'of his own knowledge knew accused lo have bullrnshcd at almost every land rush here for some j time, three or four times at least, that he would swear to. Ho' told accused he had seen him around several of these land rushes acting roughly and hs replied that as Iqng as entries were to be made he would he around there. Y j Defendant declared thai he didn't -j-i mreti any advice from the police of Lethbridge: they didn't know any- Y thing hut he had his legal advisor in Yj Calgary who had told him he could" crowd out others at these rushes all ho wanted to. On the complaint of Llewelyn he placed him under arrest. Defendant was then allowed to go upon thc stand on his own behalf, the court stating that ihe prosecution could submit other evidence if it wished later (Continued on page Y Y Y parations for thc extension line north oi here, including the construction of the high level bridge across the Lit- tle How. Although not quite as long as the Lethbridgr, the design and construc- tion wiil call for the highest skill, and thc bridge, when completed, will certainly he a landmark Hertrum George, of Pellet r. Mr Shr "e -a .landmark for many Mr. Crysdalc is the engineer in charge of the present operations. Thc new sub-division of C.P.R. land at Carmangay is selling rapidly. Grannm, and Orayiown. MEDALS FOR THE SAILORS London. Juno George today decorated rhe sailors who carried the J I body of his father through Windsor, have through Windsor. The hundred picked tars who manned thp ropes of the funeral gnn carriage wore reviewed at Marlborougl; house At the conclusion of thfi fftviW the King gave the gun carriage into tho keeping of the navy and presented every man with medals of Royal Vic- torian Order. JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN GOES TO HIS HOME London, June Chamber- lain left London today for his home in Birmingham, his departure being practically unnoticed. the hulk of the property lies on high ideal residential again chang- ed hands at increased prices, a sign of thc faith the public have in the future of the town. NEAR STONEWALL, MAN. Stonewall, Man., June man nemed MacKenzie, aged about forty and recently from S6uth Africa, sui- cided at the home of his brother-in- law, Sam Cott, at Brent Argyle, nine miles from here on Saturday by'tak- ing an overdose of laudanum. Busi- ness troubles are supposed to have been the cause. The coroner, Dr. Me- Ledd, was called in and an inquest is probable. ;