Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
e Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 1909. NO. 154. BUILD LINES IN SOUTH COUNTRY Activity Of Railroads Start To Work Calgary, Alberta, June is currently reported that D. C. Cor- bin, of Spokane International, has commenced :buildhig operations on the extension of his railroad from McGillivray to his Cual property, 14 milfS south, which it is proposed to extend to the boundary line. CITY AND DISTRICT. C. A. flunt, from Carrington. X.D. has arrived with u car of settlers' effects and goes south to "Warner. Thos. Ross, from Emerson, Man., has come in with a car of settlers' effects and goes south to.Warner. "Lucia de Lammeruoor" at the Ly- ceum on -Monday night. Tuesday night "Faust." Best company ever in the city. There is a practise football match between the Lethbridge city team and th'e ('alt-donians. Kick off ut seven. This will give the Leth- bridge city team a good lively prac- tice in preparation for their game at Pincher Creek on -Tune 19. j SHE WAS WITH WP WEST SHOW Says Mrs. Howard Gould On Wit- ness Stand POPULAR PRIEST'S PIONEER SERVICE To the Roman Catholic Church In Southern Alberta It is stated on authority presum- ably authentic, that in this case, the Corbin interest is working in con-1 junction -with the Chicago, Milwau-1 kee and St. Paul railway which re-j cently won a strenuous race from the Great Northern in efforts to be first to locate a line up the Flathead river} in Montana to the International' boundary. It is said.the Milwaukee and Corbin lines will join at the boundary and the Corbin. road fur-jto btT> "moved. A few even-: nish the Milwaukee its desired con- smct! a the Herald New York, N. Y., June 1 Katherine Clemens Gould continued her testimony today in her suit' fur a separation from her husband, Howard Gould, and answered the "personal and i searching questions of Delancy Nicoll, the defendants lawyer, before a crowd ed court room of curious people. Mr. G-ould's counsel questioned her about the blue cap farm near Lynchburg, and the witness she had paid for it. Mrs. Gould said the farm was controlled by a corporation in which she had put the lost money. Mrs. Gould told what she had taken from Castle Gould to the Lvueh twenty-five years work for the of the people of this district and city. Rev. Father Van Tighem is luJ1" irom tellilli she was born. farm, iMr. Nicoll asked the wit- her age, but the court excused or from telling where Before her .marriasre Mrs. Gould neetion with the coal fields of south- eastern British Columbia and south- j western Alberta. There seems cood i staff was granted the privilege of slie known Viola Kather- a member the Herald ine Clemens and as Viola Dav. the BOARD FINISHES TAKING EVIDENCE The Conciliation Board ap- pointed to iavestigau- into tin; existing coal strike has finished taking evidence. The Board will probably take sev- eral days to arrive at decis- ion and report the Depart- ment of Labor at Ottawa. It will therefore probably be a week or mure before the award will be known. FOUGHT FOR LIFE ON A SCAFFOLD j SAD FIRES !N ALGCMA j On'.. June is j facing alons lino of the j Akoma Central railway by forest 'fires. CUNARD LINER MAY PROVE A WRECK Will Dance In the Church Atlanta, G-t.. June to SELECTING PROFESSOR j Toronto. June Methodist conference yesterday pass-1 ed a resolution recommending that j appointments of professors to theolog-i j ical collegia-; should subject to ap-! I proval of the general conference or j I a specially constituted committee of Daring Attempt Of a ithat bod-v- opinion was expressed Slavonia Is Stranded j that all appointees should be mem- Murderer To Prevent I of the Canadian On One Of Azores r jLi church. Execution __ Islands the sound of piano music in the Uni- versalist church is to be a weekly diversion of a number of yoirng peo- Floresvill.-. Texas. June as a weapon a sharpened spoon. Ro- fugie Jarequt-a, sentenced to hang for criminal- assault, fought desperately j on the scaffold yesterday to prevent Execution. He stabbed Sheriff Wright the heart when the officers at- ple of the church. The pastor said j tempted to adjust the black cap. i today of dancing: in letting the devil have all the good ic things." The church is planning to arrange a stage where amateur theat- ricals may be given frequently by the players club of the, church which is ilready organized. spoon, however, was deflected 1l believe when it struck a bone and the wound not serious. When Jarequea was subdued the execution proceeded, a brother of the wounded officer taking wns exceedingly inter- ,_ ater nane f her stei> reason to expect to see within a year esting reading. Nothing of import- th father. Mr. Nicoll asked the witness if she ever travelled with a Wild West i show. Mrs. Gould replied that she ry of manv an adventure unknown travelled with Miss Ada Cody .even to the old tinier. Owing to !alld accompanied the show to Other railroad news ot an in dmiwj ;lt intfrfalf the storv j Rome and other European cities. She aging nature to this district is-gleaned wa- TOrv _J I said she had no dealings with Col. direct rail connection for this coal'auce in the history field with the extensive Montana. omitted- Indeed it M. i GENERAL'S SON-IN-LAW Winnipeg, June local offi- ces of the Salvation Army this morn- ing received a cable from France an- nouncing the death .of Commissioner Held berg, head of the. Army in France and son-in-law oi G.eneral Booth. charge. The first time the trap was sprung Jarequea fell across the trap and it was necessary to repeat the pre- liminaries. The second trap was fa- tal. The mail protested innocence to the end. G. T. P. TO COLONIZE WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH EDMONTON? A larire typed announcement in a real estate agents window on Jasper avenue (Edmonton) refers to Camrafo ,_ was very incomplete apart from pure- from thp movements of the Western j, 'i t -n -i i ,1 -r-. -1. L.JIllJt-11 ellirtirb. Canada Railroad Company, the Butte to Calgary line proposed by the I thtl i place where Lethbridge now stands i Cody, Lvnch-Kenaston-Robt-rtson 'owners of the Canada West mine the time Ule first Pa--c uf the Taber and immense coal written and a Iribe oi in Alberta and British Columbia.! the Blg Bdhes company was granted a char-ithese "ave their ter by the federal Parliament to the j March and since that time has been'! The ,first man to handle Jhe pick] endeavoring to get a guarantee of j and shovel on the site was Nicholas! bonds from the Alberta government! Sheran. an Irishman who came here j similar to that granted other com- j in 1S70. He built a hut on the north j panies during the last session of the i side of the river at the STieran mine.; legislature. It is not definitely known j He was drowned while assisting Col-i locally whether the government has I onel'Macleod and family to cross the BETTER STAY ON THE FARMS NORTH B. C. VALLEYS! as "the third Ijtrgest city in Al- i berta." We know where Calirarv and extended the guarantee or not but so much as is known is favorable to an early beginning of operations. river at Kipp. The first coal mine on j the soutli side of the river was op- ened in 1882 the company organiz- It is stated on reliable authority ed b-v A- T- Galt- The contract f0r that engineers for the Western Canada road will arrive at Cowlev todav with the railway was let in .1835. The com pany was given a land grant of a crew Of men to begin the survey acres Per raile at 10c- Per acre- At and definite location of the proposed this time Coalbanks changed its name line. The work is to be started Lethbridge, the name of the! Cities and Towns Not the Place For Re- tired Farmers Buffalo, N. Y., June L: H. _ j Bailey of Cornell University who was chairman of President Roosevelt's C. P. E..to Butte while other crews Mass was celebrated at Coalbanks i Country'Life Commission said that take-up-thtt.sui'vsr ioeslion; in 1884 when Father Van Tighem was! the view held in. some quarters that once en the survey from the June- j President of the new railway com- iion with the Crows Nest line of thejPanv- from the junction north to Calgary.; called from Macleod to administer It is said to be the intention to be-; the sacrament to a brother of Nicho- gin construction this year- if surveys I las Sheran. On the opposite side of can be completed in time to afford- a the stream a squaw was lamenting reasonable good start before winter lover the loss of her child. The next sets in. j year being the date of the rebellion the hamlet system would better kind of a community life in the-- ag- ricultural districts was erroneous! The hamlet system of the old country- is the result of a condition that never i on account of the pressing duties, I obtained in this country. Prof. Begins Campaign to Get Settlers Into Fertile Lands by the Time Road Opens Montreal, 'June Grand Trunk Pacific authorities have taken up seriously the colonization of Un- fertile valleys of northern British Col- umbia, which will be traversed by the new .system. It is announced that the matter is now engaging the attention of Mr. W. P. Hinton, the recently .appointed general passenger agent of the sys- tem. The idea'of the officials is. to get as much of land peopled as possible forthwith, in order to fur- nish local traffic. Mr. Hinton is now gathering the material for a colonization campaign which it is hoped will result in sev- eral thousands of settlers establishing themselves in these valleys before the road is built. The information ga- thered regarding the- productiveness of these.valleys will be distributed in quarters where it will be of sernco in influencing people of the right kind to settle there. Lethbridge stand, Edmonton come in but where doe; TWO OLD MEN FIGURE IN A TRAGEDY f IKM llLDKLW I New Ork, June report reaeh- ed here this afternoon that the Curj- FIINFRAI HCPEi1 line Slavonia Was 1 IlLUti j stranded southwest- of Flores Island and .that her pasengers have been taken off by another vessel. Who Died At Barracks' i T 1 'I0 lhe thSt WaS the Interred In the NeW jSlavonia a total wreck. i Flores Island is one of the Azores fpmpfarv igroup ttWieiy The Slavonia left New York ou June 3rd for Naples. On her were lip cabin passengers who were taken on board the Princess Irene.of the North German Llody line and the Batavia of the Hamburg American line both bund for Naples. The steerage pas- sengers, numbering 500 were placed on board the Batavia. The Slavonia is a vessel of tons, is 510 long, 50 foot beam and 22 feet deep. Horia Fayal, Azores, June details of the loss of the Cunard line steamer Slavonia off Flores Islands have been received here, but full reports will come today. The steamer apparently was wrecked yesterday but- the time, of "day. has not been definitely settled. She grounded two miles off- the coast.' There was no los of life. The 110 first class pas- sengers .on boaTd were transferred safely to -the steamer Princess Irene of the North German Lloyd line and will be taken by this vessel-to-Gib-- ralter. The other'-passengers it'- is said together with the crew were landed at Velos on Flores Island. The Murderer Is Near- ly Ninety Years Of Age Very Bad Bush Fires In MB. Gifts To the Pastor and Wife at Macleod no visits were made to Lethbridge. In 1386 steps were taken toward the erection of a church at' Lethbridge. The corner stone was laid by Father Van -Tighem in 1887, The church cost and named St. Patricks. The church was opened ey deplored the practice of American farmers moving to town as soon, as they derived a competence from their farms. They do not become progres- sive citizens in the town and they become men without a- country. A tenant class is left on the form Campbellton, N. B., June ty inhabitants of the village of C r: ard and G-uimonts Mill were driven from the place by forest fires today and had to abandon all their belong- ings. They were driven out by the flames and had to run about two miles when tliey were rescued by a train sent out by the.-. Intercolonial Railway. The hamlet was wiped out of existence. The people are being looked after by this Scranton, Pa., June murder and suicide, remarkable because of the great age of the two principals, each being octegenarians, occurred on a farm in Derby township Honesdale, 25 miles from here According to reports George Baker, farmer. 87. was murdered presumably with a shot gun by his brother-in-law, Mark Vandusen.. aged After leav- ing Baker dead in the barn. Vandu- sen returned to the house and in- formed Mrs. Baker of what he had done. Before the aged woman could summon help. Van- Dusen hurried The. first Hebrew funeral service held in Lethbridge was held yes- terday. An acrt- of ground has been purchased for the burying ground for the Jewish community of this city. Lou Louenthal who died Thursday morning at the Isolation Hospital of the R. N. W. M. P. is the first Jew to be buried in this new Hebrew Ce- metery. twenty friends including all the Hebrew men who could possibly leave their work met at Addison's un- dertaking parlors and followed the funeral cortege to the cemetery. At the graveside Mr. M. Sadowsk-i offered a special prayer and spoke a few words in Hebrew. Then Mr. L. Keel a .few words in English: "Gentlemen, we meet here to our last respects' to a departed brother of ours and t> consecrate this God's Acre as a last resting place for the j members of our community. It is my prayer that we may all be spared for many a long day before we are laid to rest. I think there should be a. further investigation into the treatment the deceased brother suffered.> Had we known his condi- tion we would have taken steps to have that he was placed in a proper institution -where he would and have received the treatment he was entitled to as a human being. I am ready to join with .any others in taking any steps to secure a further investigation." After the cofEn was lowered into the grave, each person present sprink led a lew handfuls of earth on rthe coffin to .denote their respect to the dead. Then after the friends had shared iii filling in the grave another prayer was offered to the Lord, and For some weeks the Lethbridge j on Aug. 4th, 18S7. Rev. Father La-! and a social stratification is the result Builders have been planning to hold j combe, Father Van Tighem and Fa-j with a low social and moral develop- a class supper but the nature of the ther -.Doucet were present. In -ISSSJment in the country.. "We need to affair was considerably changed since j Father Van Tighem was stationed at, develop such a rural civilization asi it was first spoken of as two of the, Lethbridge permanently. In 1889 there will satisfy farming people to remain j members are leaving the city. It was j were fourteen nationalities in the j on the farm as a place of abode.-even} held at the- church last night and j church. In 1890 a sisterhood was sent: after tiie man has derived a cpmpe- took the form of a farewell to the j to the city to take charge of the i tence from the land. Among the me- leader, Rev. J. M. Harrison and Mrs.'school which was opened in tho facejthods of bringing this about the Prettie, one of the members. The j Of some opposition a few years before j speaker suggested among other things members and their friends turned outjin 1891 the convent was completed at j dividing up the large'farms, coopera- in full force and-made the affair in a cost of At this time Father; t.ion and organization among country j the opinion of all one of the most j Van Tighem bade his pots and kfttles'j people, establishment of factories and j New York. June Balo-m FRANK NEWS Frank, June Morrison a peddler was arrested today for ped-. dling without a license. Justice Bel- cher tried the case at.the police bar- racks and fined him and costs with a. warning that if he continued he would be fined heavily .for the next offence. Postmaster A. :V.. Lang has" bought a lot next to the-Union Hotel and is going to erect a new post office build- ing at once which will be a -great convenience to the public. The post-, office at present is in the rear, of; his store. There is not a cottage vacant in Frank owing to the strike in the dif- ferent mines.- Miners are applying for work in the Frank' mines but each friend threw a handful of grass those who place 0011 the grave. This is a custom hand ed down from ancient times. Friends of the deceased in Chicago ere communicated with by wire on Thursday morning at the time of his death.- They wired instructions to have his body buried here. The sad out-of the house and shot himself I dest part of-the whole affair is the dead. What led up to the tragedy j fact that deceased died only a few is not yet known here. CITY AND DISTRICT The cricket tlub hold a practice this afternoon. Macleod cricket club Ofthe Balloon Race is expected here on Dominion The special round trip summer tourist, and Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Ex-1 Chicago position excursion fares are now on hours before bis sentence would have been up and the friend who came from Medicine Hat to return with him only arrived a "few minutes before he died and too late to receive any rational i communications from the dying man. pleasant they had ever attended. a hearty good bye for he had been hi? j industries in the open country and On rising from the tables the pres-! own cook for the past'eight years. In i the development, of good histi- ide'nt of the Chas. G. W. Kuehner called on D. H. Elton for an address, March, 1392 some trees were planted j around the church. which sustained Mr. Elton's reputa-j The year 1393 brought much siren- tion for being a good thinker. He uous work to the writer of the diary. mid a warm tribute to the leader and j He was called to many a death bed ADMIRED THE MOTHER University City oi St. Louis with! !to Vancouver. Victoria, New West- minster. Bellingham, Everett and j Seattle. The first class round trip j fare from Lethbridge is .as follows: j Going ami returning: via. main line via. Cnlgarv, 844.4.0 going and re- turninc via Crow's Nest route, Romance in Connecticn with Marriage in New York spoke of the value of bible study, and on many an errand mercy. A. Hulbert and Misses Harrison and j Winter came on early and the ther- j Cook gave musical numbers. Mr. j mometer dropped below the zero mark j St. Catherines, Ont., June 11 .There Harrison being asked to speak based j in November. Work on the court was a nice little romance connected his remarks on the matter to be found j ho'use was started in the fall. j with the marriage in New York city on the class invitation cards, and Early in 1894 a strike ocurred at ;a fcw days ago oi Mrs. Kathleen Wai- gave a very inspiring address. By j the mines and over 400 people left the j lace Speight, of this city, to Dr. Em- town. i erson F. of Salt Lake City. The summer of 1896 very dry. jUtah. Two years ago, Mrs. Speight's No rain had fallen up to the end of who was employed in an electri- July and everything was dried up. cal c'-ncern in Salt Lake City, was From this time until 1904 little is] seriously injured, while discharging be reached. The other matter on the told apart from the incidents in con- j hi., duties, and for months he linger- the way the class motto is Fifty (members) in Three (months) and this number has been more than at- tained. .'Mr. Harrison showed how easilv "One hundred in six" Onr constant companion, the nection with the church services. I at between life "My Life- for Another." and "A Stranger only Once." At the conclusion of the evening's entertainment Mr. Harrison was pre- sented with a framed, illuminated address and a beautiful gold headed umbrella and Mrs. Harrison with a gold headed parasol. Tho address was read by W. J. Lloyd, tho "vice- president of the Mr. Harrison made an impressive reply. Eight months of ]904 were spent in j death. His mother went to Salt Lake Europe. The invitation was a g-jrprise fj-jtv to nurse her son, who was not so to Use man had a mission-' a> triv- responsibility <-f iii.s posi" ary for thirty years. itinn would suggest. Dr. Root was the his return tho progress of the physician, and ho was ?o church has been tho one thing that. struck with the tender way in which has occupied his attention and his j the young widow looked a ft or her boy joy or sorrow at tlv progress !and her other womanly qualities, that hindrance. of work is; he asked her to marry him before she plainly seen in .the tone of the writ-; for her homo in St. Catherine, ing. departure Yountr- Speight, who t-r.-.rrgorl from from the we lose a who is; tho struggle with death minus his public spirited m the true ?ense of i right hand, obtainod damages Miss Ella Marshall, teacher from I word and who its best inter- from tho ho was employed Taber, is in the city today. ests at heart. with after a hard fight in the courts. John Berry and John aboard i.s the winner of the Balloon contests which started Sat- urday evening from Indianapolis. Of- ficial reports from, the contestants were before the Aero Club of America today and they showed the Univt'r- 00 going: main line via Calgary and returning via Crow's Nest route or vice versa, W. Cranston, advance agent for the The deceased was the son of one of '5 but left, home early in life" to do for himself. He was a member of the Medicine Hat- Hide Fur Co. to rent. A year ago there were ens of dwellings vacant. New Westejn Grain Route Winnipeg, June statement was made this afternoon by Joseph Burke, provincial immigration, agent that surveys made by the. Dominion government show that a navigable water route- is available between Grand Forks, N. D., and Europe, via the Red River, Lake Winnipeg and Hudson Bay. The surveys show that the work. _________________j in making the Nelson river navigable BRYAN'S SON TO WED between Lake Winnipeg and Had- Bay would cost less than a mil- Milwaukee Wis June 12.-Tho }ion the governmeat now marriage oi Helen Berr.r. this scheme under-advisement, known here for-years, whose father j j.-. is Alexander Berger, to William J. i of a steamer here Grand Forks last week proves that Bryan Jr. only son of Wm. Jennings j the river .to this int Brvaii will be solemnized at the Col- J Boston Grand Opera Co., is in the Gram] June city today completing arrangements j with Manager May for the appear- ance of that company in the on June 21 and 22. orado summer home of the bride elect, HAPP-ENINGS AT RAYMOND Ravriv-rid. June and Mi- sity City covered a distance of miles, landing six miles south of- Fort I Co. has'decided RosClle Mill.-r of Magrath visiung The baloon New York manned by A. Holland Forbes and Capt. of New York was second in the dis- tance, landing two and one-balf miles south of Corinth, Miss., covering a distance of 355 1-2 miles. The Xew York was .awarded the prize longest pori'Kl in the air, being in 35 hour? 10 unless an un to open a wholesale business here. A. JlacdonaW, of Winnipeg, head of tho firm, when in the city tho other day decided on this step but -has not yet on the site for the buil-d- at the honu: of Mrs. Miller's paix-ms, Mr. and Mrs. Collctt. Mr.- Bert. Dake who has been mission t" England the two returned home this morning. ing. Macleod Builders Supply of Jlacleod, is suing the owners of the Anderson block of Macleod for work done in putting in the founda- tions of the block. The case conies tip in the court at Maclood on Tues- day. J, A. ilacdonakl, architect, is Club will have an opportur.- j ,v wjtness to expert evidence, examine government riwpp principa] McPiarmid, D.D., Bran- anouncement oi the winners will not be madf public until next week when the ity to which have Ixrjsn requested cf tho the preacher in tho Bap-1 Tht' Jnninr Band Boys are mak'ng o I turned this morning to Macroth after a few visit in Raymond. Mr. Gillies was in Magrath yester- day on business. j Those from Raymond who have been attending tho L. D. S. University in Salt City have returned. Mr. Main tv-.m Red Door is i and the government is now spending a large sum inv improving the 'wa- terway between here and the lake. The advantages of such a route to Europe are inestimable. Farmers liv- ing along the banks of the river could their wheat onto the steamers tfnd it would not have-to be unload.-' ed until its destination is reached. The cheapness of water over rail rates- is so great that millions annually would be saved in rates alone by the Middle Mr. and Mrs. Watt and children re- Western Canada and States. thoritic-s at Washington so that the exact distance mav be made known. BUILDING PERMITS T.- B. Dunrham, Dufferin St., nv.i- done.'. Union F.ank, Rod path St., Hank Offices. H. Bycr, Duff addition, tist church tomorrow at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. In the morning tho doctor will speak on the subject of cduca- ns giving a concert on June 30th, in the Opera House. Mr. Clarence Osllund loaves this af- tion and in the evening will prcadh a! t.-rno-.n Stirling whw he will sermon. At those servirf-s a special endeavor will r.e made to raise the money necessary to pay off all indebtedness in connection with the recent alterations on the church. Everybody will find a welcome. spend Sunday. Magrath baseball train will Ravmond in Victoria Park thi? after- oun at BORX 4 p.m. Mr. and Dahl, on 'Juno Jlth, a son. DOINGS AT STIRLING Stirling, Afta., Jane Wm Head Co. of Lethbridge were awarded the contract for installing a first hosting plant for the school o.t Stirling. The amount o' the tender was The married men defeated the ire-It School" Faseball Club in a very ing came on Monday afternoon, Miss Mattie Clark is spending few days with friends in Lethbhridge; Messrs. A. Ostluucl' and C. took in the circus at Lcthbridgx Mr. H. Ostlund who has been tending Osgoode Hall, -Toronto, home.