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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VCv" _ _ V ft' TEe Lethbridge VERY BUSY GANG P. L Niiaih Scett >rMal Nil Rfor P. L. manager of the-A. R. I. Co. got back from Milk River this morning after spending the most streYiuous week, he .has.-had for many years. He had with him a gang of fifty men and during the week a great amount of work was accomplish- ed. They had -them a C.P.R: .steam pile-driver and spent three days repairing small bridges and culverts, getting to where the bridge had: gone out. During the next few days they built, six-hundred feet of pile trestle and six hundred feet of The rivet !at high water was fourteen wide and one thousand feet bf, dump that had never been touched by the Tiver_siiice it was built in 1888, was covered and the greater portion washed away. The river, ia -still six feet'deep-and has gone down feet to date.'; By working every hour of daylight the company gotthe bridge a train to cross over last night at seven o'clock1. Trbm now on the Teg- ular service will obtain. The trestle is strong and will'easily stand the traffic until the" Company can build a new bridge; Mr. to- morrow to look after the bridge there. Butler; Pa., June plant of the _ Boyal; Coal at near here, was destroyed by dyna- mite today. The kwa will exceed mOOO. In the plant the coal tipple waa wrecked and a large seetioit.; ol railroad track torn, up. Windows in. forty-six residences were shattered. For some time post la bor troubles have been experienced at the mines and recently it was believ- ed the difference had been adjusted. An investigation is being made and several arrests are expected. Foreign miners have refused to return to work since the explosion. TRIED TO SUICIDE London, Ont., June woman who registered by tlie.. name of Mrs. H. Yake, Thamesford, attempted "to commit. iukide by taking laudanum and turning, in a room, at a She had her nine yekr old child with her '''at -the'tunic. Both will recover. LIBERALS HAD A STORMY CAUCUS Croker's Rbodora Beaten at Ascot Prtkttty Tbi Ekdat May Be Cnsiderably London, June Croker's Khbdora, which favority for the gold cup at Ascot toaaorrow was badly beaten in the race lor the Binivall stakes at Aacot- today- lihodora was never placed. She a hoi fa- vorite in the betting at t" 3 against. Mr, W. S. Walker's Whiu> Kaglc was first; Klaiid, owned by .Lord Humillon was second; Katon was third. Several horscn ran. FAI5EREIURN SUBMITTED BY BANK AN OLD AGE BILL London, June The, .House of Commons tonight passed the second reading of old age bill; without opposition, the bill' is, like- to be greatly modified in com mktee. o NO BETTING, SMALL CROWD Only a Ftw Thauaand People Track at FIVE HUNDRED I MH iliii Halaee IWer lie Aispices oftbeLdibndfcTirf Assecutiwi THE GU1 NESS FAMILY Laporte, Ind., -wune1 Mack bodies; of Mrs. Belle Guiness and- four children who lost their lives in the- destruc tion of the Guiness house April 26th, turned over to the public executor, who has arranged for "their shipment to Chicago for burial Thursday iii lie cordancc -with ;a request made" by Mrs. Guiness in her will. Nearly five hundred people journey- ed out to Lethcrta. Park yesterday af- ternoon to attend the ihatihee races u nder the ausp'i ces of the Turf ABSO ciation.: The association arranged a half events in order that the race loving public inighlj get a bit of sport in lieu of the big meet that they had 'been looking" forward Ottawa, June caucus meet- ing of either party this session has created so much gossip, has given rise to so many rumors, and has started so many conflicting stories as 'the Caucus of the Liberals this morning. Liberal members are very reticent as to what took place, while tlie Lib- eral- press gives many different ver- jiions of the outcome of the gather- The most: probable story, and one' that s given general credence, is that after a it was Decided to leave the whole question the bill in the hands or Sir Wilfrid Lauricr. vf understood the Manitoba mem- ibers> particularly S. J. Jackson, Sel: .made a determiniid fight for the Ibill in its entirety. Finally it came to :a -vote and only; -.'siqc, voted {leaving, the to the-premier. j-The' reports of the caucus it "a stormy one, the stormiest one "of the session, and that there was con- siderable plain speiikirig on the part of 'members..' objection was made" to. the way. the session has dragged.on, and .members were unanimous iu their 'wisir to close. Cabinet ministers, were urged their legislation, and the government, will 'likely use more expedition than, it has hitherto dis- played. Sir :Wiifrid Laurier has given a Gravesend, June 1 It ore was no change in the conditions at the Grave- send track today. One hundred and fifty uniformed policemen were sta tion throughout the 'grand stand, pad dock lawn aqd club house while fifty plain clothes men strolled through the crowd. The very strict orders to artefat anybody who attemp- ted to make, any; a bet. The crowd was very small; probably not more than two thousand persons. Stirthg EvUeice ii bnres- tigalm at SL Ma's, QK. To Buy Remounts At Lethbridge Calgary, J une Pt-rry and Veterinary Inspector Bur- nett, of the R.K.W.M.P. only secured four horses here on Monday for re- mounts for the force.. There were only a very few suitable horses offer- ed for sale: and the only ones purch- ased were from McHugh Bros. The spent yesterday at High River whoro they purchased three hor- ses from Mr. Eckiord. They will spend today at Macleod and go on to Lethbridge tomorrow. FRANCE IS TO SEND TWO SHIPS GOLD FROM THE YUKON Vancouver, June, The local as- say office .is tiaiidlirif the first ship merit of goTd the Yukon aggre- gating MEDKM HAT WON THE MATCH Defeated leAfcriJge Team in a League Lacrosse Match Fort Francis, Ont., Smith, a Canadian brake .instantly 'killed yestetday on the Rainy River Abridge. He-struck his head on one of the girders and immediately dropped. When picked up, .life was v Mrs. C EL Furman Has Passed Away events were not very numerous but the.; crowd enjoyed the contesta. The Citizen's '.-Band; with -Leader Harper in command, was in attend- ance and contributed a splendid pro. gramme .to the pleasure of "jtlic crowd: The ..officials r of ftlie -afttmoonj; were. McLean; Judges, J. O Wilson" and C. G." K. Nourse clerks of-the .course, A. E. Humphries anc A.. R McGuire; timekeeper, W. J Armstrong. ;The results of the.'events were as follows: Yest erd ay- a IternoonXtthe 5 death of Mrs. Charles E. of Tab took place in this "Mrs. Furman had been ailing for several having been in the treatment. Tlie deceased only twenty-eight years of age and leaves a husband and ,baby boy to mourn her loss. She was formerly Miss Mary Snowdcn, of Raymond. The funeral was held last night from thc-residence of Mr. Furman's mother. Round and the body was shipped to Tuber for interment; finite promise that he will not dis- criminate against British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec, and now that the caucus has.left the matter in his lands, he is. in a position to carry out his assurances. v There' is still difficulty over North- ern Ontario, as James Conmee re- fuses'.to be pacified, and 'Tiegotiations are" still m- c the -Cpnserva- tives expect that an .amendment to clause will shortly be introducEd or that the bill will be shelved to the end of the session and then quietly dropped; In all probability it will meet the lattetfate. The House made good progress today with''government bills: The Medicine rosse match last night was a rare Alf Moodie Not to Blame hour of sport for the large crowd that siand to. see the game. Although the -home team got the short end of the score, the sports wero satisfied in V that they had had a good game and it wfts so even that the odrtt one St. Johns, Que., June pre- liminary investigaion into the charg- es'against the Hon. P. H. Roy, presi- dent, L. L'Heuere, general man age'r and J. P. Reaudin, assistant general .manager of the defunct Banque DCS St. Jean, was begun here today before district magistrate Lan- ctbl. Counsel for the defence began the day's proceedings by entering a number of legal, objections dealing with the authority of the court as constituted, to hear the case, but these were all dismissed and the ex- amination of witnesses proceeded with. Those heard today were three in number: Mr. Thos. Lawson, of the finance dept., Ottawa; John P. Knight, Canadian Bankers' Asso- cia t ion, whose evidence was princi pally formal as to complaints, and Manager McLdughlin, of the branch of the Eastern Townships Bank, who-is advisor to the liquida- tor, Mr. Bienveu, Montreal. The start- ling statement in the evidence of the latter was that of of cur- rent loans and .discounts in the last statement of the bank's affairs to the government, no less than were absolutely worthless. The items mak- tiiis amount were supplied in a list which was designated the "black ;.._ At tlie close of the day's proceed- ings counsel for the defence gave no- tice of application to be made for writ prohibiting District Magistrate INSURANCE BILL Ottawa, June the Senate last night Senator Scott said the govern- ment insurance bill would not likely be pressed this session. To Represent Her at Ter- ceateiary atQiekec SWITCHMAN KILLED Winnipeg, Man., June Thornburn, aged 60, for many years switchman in the Canadian Northern yards here was killed last night, while coupling cars. MISSISSIPPI IS HIGH St. Louis., Mo., June Miss issippi river which has been steadily rising for the past three weeks has reached a stage of 33.7 feet, almost four feet above, the flood danger line and the levee is completely submerg- ed. TELLS OF FLOODS FORTY YEARS AGO way as well as the other, "The Ci_ty was represented by -a very strong team all the old" of the former strenuous lacrosse days wero in uniform and played with all Larictot from hearing the case on the grounds that he is an interested party. The bail of Hon. Mr. Roy was reduced to of which was per- sonal and three sureitios in each. FROST IN St. Thomas, June was a heavy frost Monday -night and from reports coming in from surrounding country it is feared all vegetables arc their pld-tirhc vigor and cunning badly injured, especially in the low Bill .Hatcher was the whole thing in the defecce, ..though and Peard Named Race 1'2345' No Nominations Yet at Chicago Chicago, June scenes of stirring enthusiasm, the Republican National Convention of 1S03 began its deliberations at noon today in the presence of an assemblage estimated at upward of with the sounds of patriotic {airs alternating with the shojats for Roose- velt, TaEt and other, popular persons. Opening session lasted than two hours. The actual, -work day was quickly accomplished.; Early in tnc roads Chicago turn cd towards the huge stone pile known as the Colliseum with its back toward Lake Michigan and its Gothic turrets facing a rather shabby portion of the city. Here centered the convention throngs, state delegations singly, and in groups, some were matching clubs and bands and banners for their fa- vorites, the Ohio delegation with a huge blue silk aUndiird bearing the Ethel -V'. Wallace's Pathfinder 1.18 1 2, was badly cut in the second heat and> hed to jirop out. The. rfder on .EthelKirk changed heat as the'man" on the sulky pulled the horse in: such glaring style that the judges very properly ruled him off. 5-1 Dash 1. McAbee's Beaver Dam Lad. 2.; McLean's, O'Dea; v .3. Covington's Magnificio. 3-4. Beaver Dam Lad held the lead frorr the start but there was a fairly close run :for ,1 31 Dash 1. McAbee's Friar Charm. 2. Covington's St. Cecelia. 3. Infall's Temaraire. V sec.- _ Friar. Charm 'and, Si. Cecelia made it a good race for first place bvtTeiu- eraire was a very bad 34 Daah 1. McAbee's Golden Plume. 2. McLean's O'Dea. .X'lJ-' McAfee's Fortune Plume. O'Dea was in E. has had; charge of the billing- of in the West-: ern Canada''circuit, was a caller at the'IIerald office today and he denied most emphatLcally that Alf Moodie, of Calgary, was "to blame in any .way for the failure of the Lethbridge meet In-fact. he. declares that two tuirs, loaded'with' 32 horses were bilied to leave-Calgarjr on-ifonday morning for Lethbridge, arrangements having been completed with the C.P.R. for transportation, but the announcement overHhe phone of the postponement, altered things. He says these horses would all have been here for the rac- es. Alt" Moodie put on a meet at Calgary on Saturday in order' to satisfy the. horse owners, losing money owing to the rain. out pvcr Sut- alTair. Harris, says' is a real sport and should not Ixi for the trouble horc. were always on deck somewhere- ab- out the right time. Heady, Flanni- gan, Leslie and the Ifalwood broth- ers had their eyes on the nets and were always As .a team they playetl well together, their pass- ing Ixjing 'accurate. ;l'r.: The line-up was some- of an was 'not by" any means the strongest available, The old reliables, Doc! Skeith and uoro. juisscd. Tho juniors did nol nick into the team. play as well as could dcsiriMl, On the whole, the home team. was faster than their opponents they lost on> team, play and accuracy 'in passirig. Ilipley played the game of the day, rcpeatetlly breaking tacks. Jim Stewurt and were always lands. Many, bean fields are a com- plete loss and strawberries are also much clamageyd. In arid about the city the damage is slight. Wrestled For An Hour and a Half George, the Clrcck, of Calgary, and Frank Macdonald cnnic together last night at Oliver's TTall in a terrific Jeha Harris of Fort Baton Describes Retard Hiffc Water ii 1867 spectacle of the Missouri rivet- overflowing its banks to extents never before known, reminded old-time resi- dents of some the IVood experience of early clays in this' part of Monta- na, says the River Press. In discuss ing the Indian custom of making their, camps on :higher ground at cer- tain times of the John Harris recalled a- flood "incident which cd the wisdom of such a selection.' According to Mr. Harris oiu; of the greatest floods on record in the Milk .River country was in the spring of 1867. In the preceding fall, a freighter nainetl JDupont went to Fort Teck Lo" receive a shipment of merchandise brought to "that point by steamboat and while freighting' it to this city was caught in a terrific snow storm. The snow was so deep and other conditions so bad that Du- pont decided, tp camp for the winter in a .big- bend, of Milk River, a num- ber of also camped in that locality. The depth of snow was increased by Quebec, June M. 8. Mino- taur is to accompany H. M. S. In- domitable on board of which the Prince ol Wales reaches Quebec, Ju- ly 22. The government of tlie French Republic is sending out two of its best ships to the, Quebec Tercentenary, the battleship. Leon Garnbetta, which took the president to England on his recent visit, and the first class Admiral Aube, leading ship of the Northern squadron. The Leon Gam- betta will carry the flag of Vice-Ad- miral'Jaureguberry, who is to be the chief representative of France at the fete. W ash ington, June United States battleship New Hampshire "will leave New York June 30th for Que- bee where it ia to be present during the Tercentenary celebration of the founding of that city in July. .Lieut. Commander David Esslers, of the bu- reau of navigation, has been assigned :is an aide to rear. admiral Cowles who goes 011 .the New Hampshire to Quebec to represent the United States navy. It will be Admiral Cowles' first sind- last service as a flag officer as he retires in August. WHEW! ISN'T THIS FIERCE? Halifax, June judges of the. county have passed an ordinance prohibiting .the use of autos on the roads on. Thursdays, Sundavs. Saturdays and LARiVIERE NOMINATED AGAIN Winnipeg, June Hon. A. A. C. Lariviere, former-member for Prwencher; was nominated by the Conservative convention to contest that' seat in Teleotions> A BANKER TRANSFERRED Edmonton, June George manager of the bank of Hahiiltpn hore, has, exchanged plac-. a .'..with W. H. Carroll, late manager >E the bank at Stonewall, Man. Mr. jray. left on Friday night for his new ?pst and Mr. Carroll has taken charge icre. bunch-was" the a bo- start but he made a of Fortune Plume and. finally passed this horse arid got close up to Gold- en Plume. J. B. ROACH DEAD Chester, June B. president of the Delaware Ri- INDEPENDENT ORDER "br FOR- 1 June most iuUiTest tng condition of affairs has developed in wiiJt th'e achome -to 'in- crease rates of insurance of old mem bers pf the Independent Order .of For- some'.'radical moves- have been 'decided, upon. The formal ahouncement made today" that Mr. HartyA.Collins of this run in opposition to Mr. Elliott G. Sicvenson, of Betrpii, for of Supreme Chief Ranger, cxeciitive head Mr. Col lins has been cohniocted with tlv or- der for twenty years, and for the past thirteen years has occupied the posi tion bf-SuprcYne-.Treasurer of th'c T.O. the >game .-and at did spectacular work. Van. Hprnc, in goal, made many stops. The centre weak point, many by wild pusses." They all worked hard, howovt.-r. and on occa- sion did effective work. ITcnry and Itobson were heroes, th'cir .fast accur- ate work making Lho Hat'defence go the limit. Hose for a tyro made good. The play was very even throughout. Tn first quarter both sides had (Continued on Back wrestling contest. Old timers Eay( it the hardest fought battle ever seen on the mat in Lethbridge. The .wo went at it hammer and tongs ind continued their milling for an lour without either man securing a fall. After five minutes breathing spell the bout was continued for a half hour with the same result. The men were nearly evenly match- ed. The Greek tips the scales at 1S5 and Jlacdonald 190. At the con- clusion both men showed signs of a hard gruelling. The Calgary man says he ft an- xious to run up against Maxwell of Lcthbridgo. Macdonald would also like another try at the local heavy weight. heavy storms during the winter, and were finally followed by an un- usually strong chinook. The Indians at once moved their camp lo the hills and advised Dupnnt to pull his freight to higher ground, but he con- cluded lo take his chances with a pcs sible flood. The trouble soon came with the breaking up of the Milk Ri- ver, the water rising to a height of over 20 feet, overturning the wagons and compelling his men to seek safe- ty in the trees. The high water con- tinued, several clays, and during tha time seven of the men were so weak- ened by cold, hunger and exposure that they dropped to their death In the flood below. The others were res J cued by the Indians, who made a ca- noe from the trunk of a tree and Mo Tobacco For the Boys Ottawa, June Aylesworth's bill to restrain the.use of tobacco by the young was considered in the House- of Commons. Mr.Miller thought the-: age limit ought to be extended from 16 to 13. To .this, Mr. Aylesworth after some discussion, finally consent- ed. The bill also provides-- for: the. confiscation -by.'any constable of the tobacco or cigarettes of. any boy smoking or about to smoke on the street or in any public place. Mr. Blainc gave notice that when the bill came up for the third reading he would move an amendment for the prohibition of the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. The bill stands for i third reading. BIG TIME ON THE FOURTH portrait ,of Secretary Taft.. At front .ycr Iron Shipbuilding Works and _' L i _r TnV_ I tulft and rear the great buildinf was be sipgcd by steady streams of homaruly until at every seat in the structure was occupied and great ciowds outside to 'catch the echoes from within. The scene when the vast assemblage was called to order was of impressive dignity of animation and of'color. In' the cen- tral arena the delegates, almost one thousand stronf and back of them their alternates, another thousand in on Back Pagt.) of John ofien referrwl to as the father o Dr. Oronhyate'vha.j Supreme CHief RAnfer and founder of the or- der, for the position he now Is H Supremu Potenlale of the Mys- tic Shrine in America, and is the only who! -ever with The order has o! whom are 'in the Dominion. mitten of the American Association was last niirht in the office of thii Calgary Company, at which some of details of thu celebration were dismissed. trains w be nm along the- Crow's Host Pass Railway and 1.hc C E. and ;KO- pije are guaranteed from Lethbridge alone.' The ]ilajor of Pinchor Creek has Jth a ctvie holiday and "it is-expccted that other south- ern towns will follow the example. BASEBALL RES UTS KASTKKN: At 1st R.H.E. Toronto 5 Baltimore 3 2nd Game Toronto 9 I Baltimore 1 i At Jersey City Rochester 3 Jersey City 4 At Nowark Montreal .3 Newark -4 At, Providence Buffalo -I :.i.n._ i x iwniciiCr I AMKKICAN: At Detroit- Detroit 7.11.2 Philadelphia 3.4.1 At Philadelphia- Chicago 1.9.1 Philadelphia 2.3.0 At Cleveland 3.10.2 Washington 9.14.1 NATIONAL: AMERICANS BUY TIMBER Vancouver, June Moresby came to their assistance. One of the j Lumber company, an Ameri- this tragic nccurroncc can corporation, has bought addition- was a resident of this city a few years ago, and had [Qllt'en manv friends in this vicinity. i milcs of tiniber on the Chnrlotte Island, involving a deration of THE RECENT FLOOD Boston 1 .6.6 Pittsburg 6.8.3 At New York- Chicago 3.4.2 New York 2.3.2 A view of the river from a point on the bank above the traffic bridge. It will be noticed that practically the 'entire rivoar bottom from bank to bnnk is sxibmcrged. The photograph was taken on Saturday, June by H. A. Mavoely, of the Daily HermW ;