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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Th Eastern Canada this part of the service will be fur- ther improved while the door is thrown open for obtaining from the east the very best British cable and general service available." Similarly transmission of Western news to the East is to be'facilitated, thus conduc- ing to closer relations between east and "west. The bulk service thus laid down in Winnipeg will be distributed as at present from that point to clients of the W. A. P. and the agreement reach- ed proposes, for a minimum rate LEACOCK'S STORY OF GOLDWIN SMITH '.'Haven't Time to said Octogenarian, as he Climb- ed up Skyscraper. FROM NEW YORK TO QUAKER CITY Montreal, June sor Leacock .of McGill, to il- lustrate fund of energy, which-seemed to be absolutely untiring, this story: "One day when lie was over eighty years of age 1 met him in one of the new skyscraper buildings of to start upstairs. "Won't you take the eleva- tor, Dr., asked. "I haven't time to .wait for was his reply. WILL DEVELOP IRON NEAR COWLEY Big Deal Means Much To the Foothill Country Xelson, B. C., June iniporv-" ant railway and development deal that had been maturing for a couple of years, has just been 'closed by CALLS STORY A FAIRYTALE apiece provided the maximum number of daily paptrs in Western Ontario and the prairie provinces take advan- tage of it. Big Railroad Contractors Not Considering Constrnction Edmonton, June W. Stew- art, of the bigi railway firm of Foley, Wftlch Stewart, was in the city Friday: -having come in from the work of the company near AVoK Creek. Me left. Friday afternoon for the coast, where he will look after the company's operations east of Prince Rupert. Mr. Stewart gives un emphatic de- nial to the story that his firm is nc- ;otiating for the construction of the railway to Fort McMurray. "The matter has never been men- tioned either to Mr. Clarke, Mr. James or anyone else. The report is most he stated to Ilk; nullelon. "I did not even know that Mr. James was in town wln-n I returned from our work west of the city." Mr. Stewart waited upon Premier SiUon Friday morning to offer con- gratulations. Railway matters were not mentioned. Aviator Made Remarkable Flight At Wonderful Speed New York, June almost ideal conditions Charles "aerial broncho set "out at 7.35 on a flight to Philadelphia and return, a record distance. A gen- tle breeze, far below a 25-mile wind, which .marks danger, limit to the av- iator, was blowing from trie north- west Promptly at 7 o'clock Hamilton attempted to start but the blade of the propeller snapped. He. descended and repaired with all possible the propeller being taken from the machine by Glenn H. Curtis. Hamilton successfully covered SS miles between New'York and Phila- delphia, landed safcly'at aviation field art 9.29. The greater part of the way he was accompanied by a special train which travelled 50 miles an hour and at times he exceeded the speed made by the train. An average speed of -15 miles an hour-was'made. Gardner and Carney Bros., of Kaslo, B. C., turning over to a. St. Paul syndicate, which is said to have un- limited capital, an option on coal and iron deposits near Cowley for a quarter of a million dollars. The ore is manetite and assays 65 per cent. and the syndicate intend to build a modern steel plant for' which tin metal is. admirably adapted. The syndicate is stated .to have se- cured the charter for a railway into Calgary and the line said to be locat- ed from Butte across-the Milk River towards Pincher Creek following the CONFERENCE OF LEADERS CERTAIN British Labor Men aie Emphatically Opposed i London, June A. J. Bal-, our replied to Premier J omuiunicauon regarding a'conference ii question Saturday, it is ndcrstood thai it is-favorable. As- ui'th's statement in ,iha Commons on londay is now-anticipated with the cenest interest. The suggestion of a conference has net with the biitspokcn "opposition of. he Labor" leaders., Saturday night peaking at Lougnborocjh ;-Ramsay McDonald _said he was sorry there1 was going to be any' conference. No no bargain, no accominch- iation'could be accepted by anybody1 determined to make' the constitution workable. If there was aconfefcnce ie denied the right ol the i wo front' benches quest-ion, as they no longer represented the 'ConV- Old Man river into the Livingstone .range, thence running west will par- allel the iron deposits [north of Cowley. It the Galgarj and Macleod branch of 'the C.P.R near Midnapote and have its terrain South Calgary. The development of iron and coa properties is the primary object an project delayed pending closing of various deals. PRINCE ALBERT WANTS INSANE ASYLUM TOO Regina June Ex-Chief Justice president of Prince Albert Board of Trade, and J. S. Woodward and Geo. Moore'house, waited upon Premier Scott on Saturday for -the purpose of urging the claims of Prince Albert in connection with The LIVELY CAMPAIGN IN MEDICINE HAT mons or the "opinion of the country.' Philip 'Snow-den was equally em- phatic. -Any he meant that-the'Liberal party was' dead beyond resurrection. This was' also the view of .the anti-nationalist'e as expressed by Freeman's Journal. Dr. McNamara, speaking at Man- chester, told his hearers-to rest con-" tent, thai their continue to seek-vindication oi the Liberal principles concerning the per house patience.-ami the i'detcrminatiori. The. way mus't "he cleared Tor social reform" and" the Commons must se.ttle it that it con- trols the financial system" "ot live country. _ location of 'the insane asylum. proposed provincial '4-' 4- WILL MODIFY THE riot to Kill Turkish Gen- Were Removed Constantinople, -June bridge on the Oriental Railway near IJourgas, collapsed under the second section of the Orient Express. Some of the cars foil into the water. It is learned bolts were removed from the rails eighty yards from the CORONATION OATH London. June Asquith announced in the House of Commons this after- noon that, the government introduce a bill modifying the oath with re- ference to the Roman Catholic faith. j, ,i, j, 4. .4. 4. 4, 4. 4, 4- 4. Both Parties Hard At Work For Their Respective Candidates (Special to the Medicine Hat, June. politi- cal warfare 'is being waged in Medi- cine Mat with a zeal characteristic of a struggle in which both candidates arc bound to win if possible. Unlike the last local contest, the party workers arc -lined up almost'to a man behind their respective candi- dates, both are enthusiastic for their men. Both candidates arc conducting a vigorous personal canvass, and the committee rooms, one of which opens formally to-night and the other to- morrow night, arc already a hive of industry. Neither party has as yet announced any public meeting, hut ii results followed beyond is expected that at least a couple of BRITISH VESSEL WRECKED; MANY LIVES LOST Fort De Frnnce, Martinique, June Bri ash schooner "RoyaV Sovereign" was wrecked on a near here toriay. Some and crew were saved, but it is "be-: lieved the dead will" niimber at least a score. Tlie vessel Is a FARMERS DYNAMITED A WOMAN'S HOUSE Brochville, Ont., June cial Constable Stone rounded up at Algonquin after midnight three farm- ers. Hebert Raster. Grant Easier and Kay Prue. They are brothers-in-law charged with dynamiting the home-of Mrs. Nathan Bveleire in that village. It is alleged they desired to rid the community of Mrs. Eveliere. taking this means of doing so. No serious partially wrecking die house. TUDENT DROWNED IN MONTREAL RIVER; Toionto. June Mann; ng, a student about seventeen years of age, whose home is at Aurora, was iccidentally drowned at the Indian Chutes on the Montreal River while, engaged as reservation fire ranger n the Temangami forests reserve. SMALL FIRE AT, STETTLER Stettler, Alta., June small lire occurred here at four o'clock this afternoon at the private dwelling oc- cupied by R. Nasnieros, Saunders St. A strong' wind was blowing at'.the time but several citizens acted as a bucket brigade until the arrival of the chemical and the house was save The damages are probably less than one hundred dollars. Room for Afore Recruits Leave Tomorrow for Cal .meetings will be held by each. Botl candidates are popular and each rc- that the other will give him a close run. Mitchell-will have the support of a few of the Conservatives who feel that it will be unwise on tlic grounds of expediency to oppose a cabinet minister. The number >who will do so will not be large and the Conservatives feel that there arc enough Liberals who are sick of CITY CLERK OF CALGARY June Jamieson and Commissioners Clarke and Graves declare themselves in favor of appoint- ing Harry C. Minchin as successor to Citv Clerk Gillis. SALVATION ARMY BAND CREATES A SENSATION Winnipeg, June headquar- ters band of the Salvation Army are here and created fjuite a little sensa- llio i.tion by their appearance and playing i government'to. counteract .this move- 'The limit w their meetings was the and this derailed the train, j The conductor was killed Three per- sons wero severely and six slightly injured. The wrecking of the train was apparently directed at General .Shcfkvt, a passenger who inlenncd to travel by it, but took a steamer in- stead. CATTLE MARKET AT OEPTHFORD London, June Depthford cattle market. 1172 Canadian cattle were landed during the past week and sold yesterday averaging- 14 1-L'c. CANDIDATES IN NORTH WINNIPEG Winnipeg -Tune Winni- peg Liberals nominated S. Hart Green, a young lawyer, for the legislature. J. F. Mitchell, the present member, was re-nominated by the Conserva- tives. Remarkable Decline in Quantity of Whiskey Consumed London, June remarkable decline in the consumption of whisky since the passage of the Liberal bud- get is increasing. The decrease in convictions for drunkenness in all the towns of Scotland is also noted. Dur- ing the fiscal year Iherc was nearly 27 per cent, or convictions loss igary Major Stewart swore in eight new men for the 25th battery of. field ar- tillery this morning, bringing the to- tal enrollment up to about seventy. One hundred men all told, make the full complement, so that there is still room for more recruits. Men can enlist with the major any time this afternoon or this evening cither at the City market or at the armor- ies, J221 Dufferin street. The guns arc being loaded this af- ternoon at the roundhouse. The horses will be entrained to-morrow morning at 7.30, the men parading at the armories, Dufferin street at fi a. m. Capt. Ripicy, with four nfrn, left this morning for the camp at Cal- gary to make ready for the arrival of the battery. than in the year preceding the bud-j Dr. Husk will inspect the horses got. j this evening at 7.30 at the armories. ment. The independent elector finds it difficult to decide the issue on its merits as the plea of the two can- didates is not an alternative. government's representative contends that the new authorities should he given a chance. He announces no par- ticnlar policy, but promises to