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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta e Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1909. NO. 157. ARE SPYING OUT LAND HERE Prominent Grain Men Visiting In This Locality WHY CATTLE H l.'ll I.V. H. Baird, president of the Winni- peg Grain Exchange, is spending a few days' holkUiy combining business and pleasure while looking over the grain situation in Southern Alberta. tt'hen coming in on the ilier the other morning lie was .Up early viewing the country between Coleridge and this city, and was much struck with the beautiful level prairie covered with its rich Carpet of luxuriant grass and its- green fields of grain. Ue also taken.a trip south on the A. JR. 1. to Coutts, and yesterday in an auto visited the district round about the city to the north and east." He finds a very promising outlook every- where, and. an increased acreage in the three western provinces, though the. increase is probably not so much as it might have been with an earlier spring. But with the normal conditions from now until harvest the prospects are certainly bright for the Leth- bridge district. He finds Lethbridge a thriving town and a. very busy- place. Sir. Baird is also Western Canada, manager for the Norris Grain Co., a large grain exporting firm with offi- ces in New York, Chicago, Kansas City. Wichita, Kan.. Montreal and }light Winnipeg They have always confined Eiirhtli their business to the export of grain j to the British mills. They find the winter _ wheat is exceptionally satis-' factory for the .British" market, though of course the volume offered to date is small compared with He-aid i.-. ii i- an MI.; in tin- tiia; tin- iii-ld I- crowd Ciiitle for liass "not li.'id vi-ry iiiuch elT-'.1! Hut ihciv in-.- ONCIUATION BOARD DISAGREES Chairman Grant and Sherman Agree Exclude the Closed Shop and Discrimination Clauses Recom- mend the Old Agreement GAME INCREASING IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA A Disastrous Explosion n Broad Daylight From a Calgary Dealer Wtl.s juond.s valued the' window. 3i I I store at six o c mation that n iven .iiUil liurmg day- n.i store- of llonry --.'-d ana two Uia- ;.'_U'i.) sioien from la.sk ins iet't. the hud no inti- .liiiii unusual hail bricklayer named Denver, Col., per- sous known 10 be dead, one prob- ably fatally injured, nine seriously injured and three missing as the re- sult of an explosion of a iiOO-ton boili-r in tin: power of the Uen- (.las ami IfJcctric company. So terriiic was the explosion that the heavy boiler was thrown high in the air. Jt crashed through the roof of the plant .completely wrecking the walls. The electric lights were cut oil for more than two hours and the city was in darkness. One of the lirst bodies taken out was that of Joseph J'orri, aged 7, who was play- ing in the behind the plant and was crushed under tons of debris. The I'roprn.y damage is (Special to the Herald Ferme, B. C., June conciliation board, sitting here today made a majority and minority finding, The chair- man, Rev. H. R. Grant and F. H. Sherman representing-the miners made a finding which excludes the closed shop prin- ciple and discrimination cs and recommends an agree- ment along the lines of the old one. The report made by Colin Macleod., representing the op- era tors' differs from the major- ity but in what particular is not known. t Barn Struck By Lightning Cardston, June eleven' o'- clock this morning a heavy thunder- j storm passed over Cardston. Light- jning struck the barn of S. M. jWooll's farm. Jn ten minutes tlie barn and its contents were burned. .No animals were in the barn. About worth of machinery wn.s burned. :The total loss was partly cov- ered by insurance. R.B. BENNETT A STAR PERFORMER spring wheat, but. still it has -excellent results. n 'Maurice (j. Li.un.sen at his _ C. Fields, of Kansas City., who j UtiIK.e atlil him lhuL ht, is manager of the Kansas City iailce founil the duur Ol- ces of the -Norris Grain Co., is alsujjir Hasi.in.s m the. city with 31 r. Baird. He is'' looking over the country for himself j to and others and expects "to return in a week or ten days. He, too, is well pleased, with the prospects of-the district ant! its fields. Bawlf. of Winnipeg, brother of Nr. "Bawlf, who was here a few days ago, is spending a feu- days the city. lieing ted in business he -is much ii.ipressed with the "district for this season. i open, immediately to his rig and hurried to store make an irr. I-M: iUTival he saw at once that the diamonds were gone and immudi.iU.ly r it to the police. The robi-ery is nios. un- usual jin-ii there are no marks of vio- lence 011 the doors or windows of the shop. .Mr. Has'-'.ius u-ft he says that tlie {.nhu'c- w.is jJL-rLeily secure, ami he cannot umk-rst.-irul how ihe door was found open. one Iniir elapsed betw.een the time he l.-fc the JAPANESE BANKER WILL FIGHT DEPORTATION SL-.-i.tiie, W.isii., June effort ;u '.'cport to Japan K. Hinido, now di.-_.lined at Vane 'Uv.-r, with importing women, will be iv.-is.i-d by every in the pow- t-r -1" Seattle Japanese. It was an- today that Hirade was pres- i'lfiir ..F un Oriental owner of n large general iner- Consul T.n.ak.-i says tin1 charges are fa is.'. Clii-.'f of Fo- !icr Ward .-..ivs the police know no- thing of Hira.de.. .illeg.'d connection with a resort. ri American inujiiirra- tion olfioi'rs lately b v.! co-.'.p- eiM.ing to bn-.ik up tranjc in Japan- ese women. SOUND-UP OF BUFFALO Butte, .Mont., -June unique xl in I round-up wiil start today on the Flatheau Indian reservation in West- In Unusual Court Incident --Words With Judge LOOKING FOR MURDERER Montreal, Que., June are seeking the murderers of Jolm Laverenski, Russian, whos body was i found floating in the river opposite i Dominion Park on Sunday. He was during a quarrel in a Russian boarding house ten days ago and i his body taken to the river and thrown :in. Calgary, June is termed TODAY'S IMPORTS Among the many carloads of im- ports arriving today at were the following: 1 car of horses, 1 pile driver, 1 car with, the .result that his worship ob- jected to the method of asking ques- ern Montana, when the ,1'ablo herd of jtions. claiming that t-hey were in the wiir be coral led. and driven j nature of insinuations against the de- LO the big stockade in Ravallu. There tho amui.ils will be loaded on specially .constructed cars. A. num- r 4V, Pressed brick, -1 car soap, 2 cars 1 by several members of the legal pro-; J .car lime.. 2 cars cement for cnnrt- fession as a -very "unusual" occur- i l car sewer rence, but which R. B. Bennett, who.2 Car9 Q{ hay> j car of poi.Uws (fr0jl) was one of the principals interested. jj- g j says is not unusual, occurred, in the __ High Court yesterday afternoon dur- ing the hearing of a case for the FOUR INCHES forceinent of a mechanics' lien. 'N ONE DAY The incident was nothing more or Chas. L. Kane left with Hatch less than a "till" between Mr. Ben- Coons a sample of alfalfa thirty inch- nett, who is appearing for the plain- ?s hiSh> all from one stalk and a fail tiffs, and Mr. Justice Stuart, who is sample of his 100 acre fiVld about 2 miles south of city. He placi-d e a mark so as to measure daily growth. One day this week l grpw" four iuches- He expects To Game Protection Association Import- ing Game Birds G. M. Graham, of Calgary, game guardian, of Southern Alberta, was in the city yesterday. Game of all kinds is on the increase. Ducks es- pecially are numerous this summer. Rocky Mountain sheep have enjoyed the protection of the close season for some time, but the season will be open for the sheep from September 1 to October 15, 1909. The open season for the deer fam- ily will be from November 1st to December 15th. The Game Protection association have imported into Alberta some flocks of Hungarian partridges, which will enjoy a close season tilt 1911. thirty brace were let loose about u-ii miles Calgary and PRIVATE SINS EXPOSED IN COURT wonderful increase The government has are shewing a since last given u further gn.nt of to sociation who will import some MISTAKEMADE IN MAKING OFFER For Debentures The Council Sells the Whole Issue tryin- the case. In his cross-exam- ination of the defendant Mr. Bennett a is said to have taken a wrong tack, aiiaiia in about two weeks. resented the interfer- CARDSTON NOTES Cardstrm, June C. Simmons. crop prospects of the Le.hbridye storc and the time he .m DROWNING ACCIDENT IN KOOTENAY LAKE A. Macdonald Co. Building in N'sl-j son, B. Otter j Banquetted Nelson, B. C.. June reached here of the drown of Thomas Carlisle ranch Luke by sizing a corioc. young aiiiri J.'itr-ly nrriv.-d from X.-w- c.i.s'.lc', Enffl.-ind, :nid wmt in for f.-trrninfi r.wning fine ca..! of Nelson.' He Jind in" K.-.tr-' land. Cause Complaint of t-lie .specimens will go to the -Canadian nai.-ion.il pjrk. Oth- ers of thi.; animals will i-.i.- to GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC LET Juno i" n tracts were lot .iiis morning f'.r Mi branch lines Mi'lvillf to and from TX. Yorkt-ii by G. T. P. MiuTirli Bros, and -Kenny, got the former and Ri.trby Hyl.md tbc lat-l iendant. .Mr. Bennett once of bis lordship, especially as Mr. j barrister, of Lethbridge, spent Satur- Walsh, acting for Mr. Davis, made day and Sunday in Cardston. He is no objections, ami after remonstrat- i here attending to busines..; here. H m-g with the judge, he bowed in a always is welcomed here as his most, forma! manner and" left the friends are many in this locality. court room. The case was thereupon he said "is still on the adjourned. boom and we will have people Tn an effort to interview Mi1. Ben- within 5 yeara. J.W.Woolf, Esq., M.P.P., returned from thp eastern end of his district Friday. He has been looking over the country attending to the needs of the same relative to bridges, roads, ne-tt. he would add no new fe.-iture to the circumstances. THROUGH TRAINS HAVE STARTED ON G. T. P. Winnipeg. June first etc. The country around Warner is .Stirling. -J sidents iu th te nnd. re- of ST iriini.-; I comr-ltiitiirii.; very irai.fh about thu I bri-i.igos xviucii are iu bad shape ami in some.cases eniirs.-iy impassalile. j Five bridsjx-s are (.-ntircly out anoiht-r is '.msau; on the road from Stirling to Lei hin'idge and they .have been th.it w.iy for KOMK- wOu'vs. Some serious ncfident is io happen A. of Winnipeg. the night v.-fcvn I ell.-r may sale grocery firm, with a branch [drive in Settlers has-purcbase-d a, on Bnl.t-r ;nv.I 'from tho south of SiJj-Mng havt: to go will at once erect .1 tlin..'1 storey brick j around i-.y Haymond 10 get to Leth- buildinjr for offices and w. j brid--.'. A bridge h.ilf milo and in addition will erect a new wan.1-! of Stii-lin-- is out a.v. ilsc roa-ci is im- alongside the. C. P. R. i passable. This is not the briri-e th.-.t adding- to tho very in-j was hi.sr. full. 1 r. is and tt.rt'St the firm hjis already IH.TC.. j was yo bad th.it a traction (-ngine t'-r. They will both b.- AuL'usr loth. by .'though train on the G. T. P. from i making rapid progress. A great deal Tho lafely organized Clnl will bnnqtiet Ort.t.T after the inspection of the iment and on June 24th will ei.t'---......n at lunch Premier McBri..e and lion, Thomas Taylor. minister of lands. HORNPECK CONFESSES conid nn-t. cros: wnd ji'ot stri.-u drovo inio and yot how he iii.inai: Kesider.ls ai-v tientl for rh.. to do before accident Ji.ipi'cns. :cid had to KO round, i.Mji.'s. A man of these had it is :i wondor i lo at all. MURDERING MRS. JAMES j ENTERTAINMENT AT I. cbri1 IMJ Un-i C. It Is Thought He !s Mentally balanced and Innocent. Winnipeg. June Cb.-rrl.-s Hornpf-ck. a farm laborer ...xl do who war- niTij.l.iyeil t Wastie nour Onk Uli.ff. ?J.rtn.. confused to havinj; murdered Me.-. Lou-is James ;it iier jimne T) niininn. St. .Jiero on the of 22nd last. He was under ar- rest by the' p-lio.- ye.-te.r- ciny. is every to that the i._ the result of ;i disorganized imaffiii.'itv'ii ;H... that or investigi'ition it will be pr on a special tniin for Dat.tzk .'-h he will embark nn the imperial y.'iclit Hohenzollern and to the j o; club Gulf fit Finland t--. meet Kmp.-n.r 'MI-! Nicholas Russia. JHURCH I Winnipeg to Scott, Sask., was put in- j to service fliis morning, leaving the j VALUABLE PAINTING WAS STOLEN iif A vnlunble orig- R.-iss. knowii as. the. "Gamblers'" wa ing out C lo th ut 20 x 15 inHi ith ._ knife. stolen out of SOII.L' daring public. The point- It was NOTES S. Gebo, of the arruvd in i ;wn .-vii-s well pleased of the mine-- S.. FRANK Jniu.- H C. C iiay. He .i. the proeres... ar1 rt. secretary nihi treasurer is trim or row Mr. Tompkins from Sidney. N. filling liis place. manner for tlie H'-s- upply Co. niine is visiting f land is being broken there. Van Brown A. Cazic.-r C. N. R. dopc.t at 9.45 a. m., and can-i spent Sunday in Cardston. Mr. Cazier sistiiiK of fr-ur passenger .coaches and is doing some canal repairing for the combination baggage and mail car and; A. R. 1. Co. near Coaldale. Mr. til-- official car 309. A party of of- j Brown is the foreman for Mr. Caz- ficiuls Mi on this train oo a trip ofjier. inspection. NEW COURT HOUSE AT FERNIE, B. C. Telegraph and Companies Are Busy nvr Frank. bveli issued by the council to all citizens to clean up their back yards wliich is .erp.it.ly T'ney. nve uls.i to sriM.ie aveniv. ;iTV AND .j. Johnston a short DISTRICT. to C.-inlston i Dr. TvfcCluri., reprcsontin? the Wirc- iless T.--l.-graph company of .An.pricn. i is here interviewing af the bus- mess men in the interests of t.h? cojn- pany. The doctor is well known in this part of the country, having boen :i dentist, in Lethbridge for .some- years. Mr. Phillip Sheffield, teacher -at the Kimball School was in today. ;'H'e reports everything as well in that measles being .'ntin-ly gone. At Hie Annual Ward Conference _______ i held here yesterday, J. W. Low. was sustained as counsellor to Bishop Fernie' B. -lane ron- Harris. This Denied to please the tract for the construction of the new members of the Ward well as Mr. provincial court house here has been; is an energetic, and exemplary lei. to .1. A. Broley. one of Fernie's young man. Mr. Bon Wood, was sus- best contractors and builders. The tainwl as assistant superintendent in new building is to much Sunday School, and more substantial than the one Word comes from Mountain view which was destroyer! so soon after that Mr. William West is failing completion last year. rapidly. Tin's venerable man is over The specifications call for n con- crete foundation, brick walls for the superstructure. C'algary cut stone of travelling freight the 1J- Ti.. is in city 80 years dd and be expected evening Mrs. H. of London Road. enU-rt.ained a number ...i' to a social evening. C. Towns.-nd, of Wells, was in the city last night. He reports his t.ol quite as good as last year ill still a very good one. He has j ...r.c.vfieid of fail wheat which he con iers the. b''si th'-re is in tho coun- v. His spring :rrain is all good. ;i trifle late. He has 1.000 which will make a real good crop. to survive long. Mr. Wight teaching at the Taylor- ville School brings good reporp- from that thrifty The grain is do- ing nioely and the gardens ore i i splendid shape. The eostern paper., are getting the best of reports regarding the of Southern Alberta this sensor.. Our completed the erection of are already in to 12 inches high trimmings, British Columbia slate roofing, nod copper cornices. The- contract calls for an expendi- ture of over STO.oOO and with the changes and furnishings, will cost nearly The Western Union Telegraph Com- pany has Hs line, of poles alon- the Oreat Nor- and growing at a rapid rate. Another big crop will, in all probability, be five-year lease of the lower harvested here this fall. of the new office building be- Thomas Woolford. Esq.. ha? gone The ook them Knilwny into UH. city and have token rooms ing built by the new Dominion post office and cus- toms building. The Kootonny Telephone Co., Tjtd., stnrted the construction of a new otfirt: building on Pellat ax'enue to- Kckstein, opposite {o a of Alberta Farmers' npp'.ciaiion at that point. The farmers to have tho rates rodnoed on all lines for thf. transportnti'-n of wheat this fall. And far they have been very dny. in whirh to instal their new Successful. switch board of three hundred capac- i Young Mr. McOune, late of Utah. daughter of J. [ntally burned l.o.-1-ay n.i. Fntls, Om. Her clothes which shipped yMt..nliiy'will spend tho summer at from a bonfire. from Chicago. of Mr- A' Caxtor- the farm There was a iluke about the city ouncil selling the city debentures to I. A. Keid lo.. f 1. :0iiu. It was thought that the offer covered only of the- issue of but some doubt having arisen yester- day as to what the tenderer really meant, 'he was communicated with by wire. In reply he said that his bid of was for the whole amount of the debentures. That be- ing the case a special meeting oi the council wo.s called last night and the tenders considered again. It v found that the highest bidder for the whole issue was the Dominion Securi- ties Co., who offered This offer was accordingly accepted. The offer is at the rate of 97.53. Katherine Gould Un- dergoes Trying Ordeal WESTON STILL WALKING Church Butte, Wyo., June ward J'uyson Weston arrived here this afternoon on his way to San Francisco, tomorrow. Will resume his journey Heavy Docket At Fernie Assizes (Special to The-Herald) Fernie, .Tune session of the assizes, which was postponed from the 10th. to today on account of the illness of Air. Justice Martin, was opened at 11 o'clock this morn- ing m the Fernie opera house, which has been fitted up for the purposes of the court. The city is full of people from all parts of the district who are here in connection with the assizes. The hotels are full to overflowing, and the crowd of litigants. lawyers and court officials, ad-ded to the us- ual crowd of workers and business men, makes the town Ipok like a prosperous, busy bee-hive. The court was opened with prompt- ness, all jurors, both grand and pet- it- being present. W. A. .Maotlonald. K.C.; S. S. Taylor K.C., both late of Nelson, now of Vancouver, jtnd A. Johnson, of Kelson 11. O. Thomp- son and Jl. A. Macdonaki, of Cran- irook, are tho visiting members, of (.-he bar present, W. K. Rose K. an-d IT. W. Uerchmei, who repre- sents the crown, ami A. 1. Fisher, P. Eckstein. Sherwood TTerchmer and F. C. I...... wo. of the local bar, were present at the opening. The grand jury wns sworn in and ifter receiving tho instructions of iis Lordship. Mr. Justice Morrison, n regard to the cases if Rex vs. '.ockhart. Rex vs. George Leach. Rex v.-.s. Reniere, Rex vs. Saoramato and Rex vs. Peterson, retired to their oom and Inter brought in true bills igainsi, J.ockhart, Leach ami Roniere and reportrxl no bills as to Peterson and Sacramato. A jury was soon selected from the regular panel and George Leach was >ut upon trial on the charge of forg- ng an endorsement upon a cheque Irawn by G, G. Henderson. The ac- cused was not represented by coun- sel, tho prosecution being con-ducted >y IT. W. Herchmer. Tho evidence was short and con- the jury bringing in a Hrt of guilty soon after the noon V...'ii Some minor civil CI.MO.S were taken ip during the remainder of the ses- New York. June with anger and extreme humiliation alter- nately, tlushiug with, shame, sobbing or clenching her hands in exaspera- tion, Clemens sat through a trying ordeal in the Su- preme Court today at the continua- tion of her suit for separation against Howard Gould, third son ot the late Jay Gould. It was a -day of testimony for the defence during which Mi-. Gould's attorney sought to bring out through witnesses, who had been, associated with Mrs. Gould, that her habits were such that her nusband. was justified in leaving her. in the event of proving this the de- fence hopes to undermine the of abandonment, the only phase of. the plaintiff's case which has wilii- stood the attack of opposing coun- sel, Justice Dowling having ruled out the charge of cruelty and non-sup- port yesterday. Howard Gould, may mseli take the stand' tomorrow, in the midst of, testimony relating to Mrs. Gould's alleged inebriation, her lawyer, Clarence J. Shearn. who had objected strenuously at first to the treai-d of testimony but was over- ruled, interjected iuto the case the rather novel argument that admitt- ing even that .his client had been in- toxicated, this should have strength- ened rather than weakened the ties between, wife and husband. "It has been he said, "that if a hus- band drank, he needed the love and company or his wife more if lie were sober. Is not this equally true in the case of a As opposing this view, Delancey Nicoll for tlie de- fence argued that Mrs: Gould's alleg- ed excesses as he would show, had rendered her unfit for her household duties and that this certainly justi- fied the husband's action and atti- tude.. sion nnd court adjourned until morrow nt 10 a.m. to- CITY DISTRICT. 'There will be matinee races at the fair grounds on the afternoon, oi Thursday, June 17, at two o'clock. It is stated that the C. P. R. is' getting short of coal and are bring- ing Pittsburg coal as far west as Swift Current. H. G. Melvjn, of the Canadian Bir- liech. Savings and Investment Co., of Toronto, is in the city. His impres- .sions of the city and district are very favorable. _ The prospects look good as a field for profitable invest- ment. On Thursday evt-niug at 3 p.m. there will be a meeting of young men in thi- choir room of Knox church'- (en- trance from Duff..rin St.) for the pur- pose of organizing a social and ath- letic club so that tho young men of Knox congregation may become bet- ter acquainted. Everybody is wel- come. W. H, Mclntyyre, of Salt Lakv City, who has a acre ranch about ten miles south of Magrath, was in the city night. He re- ports the crops as looking good. There is plenty of moisture, almost too much for breaking in some parts. 1 steam plow is busy -breaking a acre field while more will be broken as the season progresses. There is a rich growth of grass all over the prairie. A. F. Dillinger, the operating ex- pert of tho railway commission, was in the city yesterday. He is on a trip of, inspection of the railway lines in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al- berta. He tinds the prospects all through the west are for a bumper crop. He left this morning with Supt. Maharg for Medicine Hat, and upon his return will visit the south country along the A. R. I. J. T. Usher, of Chicago, manager of the Russell and Erwin and Fred C. Routh. manager for the arm it Minneapolis, are in the city. The Russell Krwin Co. are the great- est, manufacturers of builders hard- ware on the continent. The visitors ire here to call on A. B. Stafford, of tho Stafford-Agnew Co., and are showing the finest line ever shown in stern Canada. headquarters of the firm are at New York. Tho Lethbrklgo city football team >lay Pinchor Creek at the latter )iace on .Saturday evening, Juno 19. Tho team will leave on the Cran- orook local at 2.25 Saturday after- noon and will return on the mid- night local. It is expected that there will be a. large- number of enthusiasts accompany the hoys on the trip and choer them to victory. A very strong eleven has been chosen to represent the city and the Creek boys art- a team with a reputation, so the game will ho, well worth swing'. ;