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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta IE; e Daily Herald VOL I. LETHBRIUQE, SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1908 NO. Ill CALGARY WON BY FOUR TO TWO Letttridge bald ii Ae Secwd Lacrosse Match CINCINNATI WELCOMES TACT Preobtial Caiifete is at His Home- London Press Comments 'ALIANSUSE GUNS AND DIRKS AWFUL PLAGUE OF CATERPILLARS IN NEW BRUNS- WICK Millions of Them Devas- tate Province and Block Traffic h an Attempt to Retain Possession of Car Near Toronto THREE MINERS KILLED AT FERNIE PREMIER WILL BE ASKED TO COME Calgary, June lacrosse match between Calgary and Leth- bridge last night was won by Calgar 4 to 2. Let h bridge team does not seem Jo be as strong this year as last and the general opinion is that it is not as good as In years gone by. Calgary team is not as good as it was at the end of last season but is better than it was a year ago. After the first quarter the Calgary men understood that they had the other fellows beaten and made no effort to rub it in. At half time the score was 3 to 0 in favor of Calgary Lcthbridge opeaed the third quarter by a nice goal, Henry, who is the best man" on the Lethbridge team, be- ing responsible for the trouble. The fourth quarter opened up by Ready scoring one for Calgary, making the score 4 to 1 in favor of Calgary. Half a minute alter Lethbridge scor- ed another making the Ipst score. Cincinnati, June hearty wel- come home was given Secretary of War Taft, Republican nominee for president, when h's train pulled into the central depot at ten minutes af ter eight this morning. Half an hour earlier the Chicago train brought the candidate for vice president, James S. Sherman, of New York and the sub- committee of the national committee who are to confer with Mr. Taft as to plans and leadership of the cam- paign. London, June of the mor- ning newspapers and the weeklies which are issued today, print the ed itorials on President Roosevelt's great triumph in securing the nomination of Secretary of War Taft for the pres- idency. The Daily Chronicle says: "To save the life of his policies, he loses his life as president. It is an Toronto, June them- selves with revolvers and dirks to retain possession of their cars, in which they had been living, some eighty-five Italian laborers yesterday eject them after they had dis- eleficd the officials of the C.P.It, to charged for refusing to work. Trou- ble started at Woodbridgc aiid wits brought to-a termination in the C. P. R. yards at North Toronto. Po- lice had to be called to suppress the trouble. The Italians claim they quit work because the C.P.R. refused to accede to their demands for ad- vance in wages but the company de- clares that the men made no form al demand from the engineer in charge of the work. St, John, tf.B., June lars are creating luivoc in some sec- tions of the province. A regular ar- my of them is reported from York County between Tracey and Cork sta- tion in the line between Frederic-ton Junction and Macadam. On Thurs- day evening the pests started to cross the track and a heavy freight train came along and rushed into them and was soon stalled. Three times in a distance of not greater than a mile the traifr-ifti.s stopped by the pests. The train crew were forc- ed to use shovels to clour the tracks. They report that there were millions of caterpillars and that they had eaten every green thing in sight and had wrought particular havoc among the trees. More an hour was in gettingthe; train past the spot and it was ..'only by hard shovel- ing the caterpillars' ofj the line and piling up of gravel that the train men succeeded in overcoming the dif- ficulty. j liery Cost Lives of Three Men Preparations for Laying the Corner Stone of New Public School DR. TORY BACK IN EDMONTON University President Visited Many Schools of Edmonton, June two months and a half, "Dr. Tory, presi- dent of the.University of Alberta re- turned to Edinontpn last night. His return was not expected until the 1st of July, but urgent business in con- nection with the university caused him to shorten his trip'by two weeks During his tour Dr. Tory visited I nearly all the leading universities i keeping constantly before him the needs of the University of Alberta. Among the seats of learning which contributed to his fund of informa- tion were the University of Toronto, McG-ill, Harvard, Yale, Columbia Un- iversity of New York, Chicago, Wis- consin and Minnesota. From these he gathered recruits for his staff and gathered suggestions of great value for the building of our university. interesting phenomenon in the work- ing of the American constitution." The Daily Graphic describes Mr. Taft as an American Dauphin, add- ing: "There is something Napolenic about this creation of a new dynastic legitimacy under the shadow of the stars and stripes." All of the" news papers pay tribute to Secretary Taft's great qualification for the high office to which he has been nominated. Charles P. Taft and family were on the same train with the subcom- mittee and all waited for the arrival of the Washington train. Escorted by a large number of citizens bearing Taft banners the Secretary of War and Mr. Sherman were at once driven to the residence of Charles P. Taft where they breakfasted. NO TRACE OF LITHE GIRL WALTER LYNCH DEAD Winnipeg, June Lynch, chairman of the Manitoba Agricultur- al Board and one of the best known Manitoba pioneers died at his home in .Westbourne today after a long ill- ness. Mr. Lynch came from Mid- dlesex county, Ontario, to Manitoba in 1871 and became famous as a breeder of fine cattle. Shorthorns be- ing his specialty. Wandered Away From C.P.R. Train in a Desolate Spot PAN ANGLICAN'CONFERENCE London, June Pan-Angli- can conference continues to maintain the interest both of the public and the press by its astonishing success. In addition to the largely attended daily sectional meetings for the fourth night in succession .the vast Albert auditorium was occupied last night by an audience of nearly per- sons. The Bishop of Missouri presid- ed, .i Forme-, 13. C., June serious explosion occurred in No. 2 mine at Coal Creek last night when three men lost their lives. The- killed are: GEORGE NKATH, aged 45, English, married. GEORGE RUDOLPH, 40, German, married. STEVE KOLY, 21 Slav. The fatal bump was felt all over Coal Creek and people came flocking to the mouth of the mine. The bump recurred in section six at the bottom and squeezed up to the top stopping the air from going in and the gas quickly accumulated. General Supt. Sinser, local superintendent Strachan and the pit bosses were soon on the scene with a rescue parfy but were unable to get at the men owing to the large accumulation of gas. RANGERS WON AT MACLEOD BAD STORM IN EAST Buffalo, N. Y., June severe electrical storm accompanied by a high wind and heavy rain full struck Western New York and central On- tario tonight. The telegraph and tele- phone lines; were torn down and the fruit farms in Orleans and Niagara counties suffered' heavily. In the city lightning struck in several places. Large trees around the city hall and the McKinley monument were blown RAILWAY HEAD CITY LEAGUE down and shattered lightning. by strokes of HITS THE HINDOOS Ottawa, June Gazette contains an order in council to the effect that all Asiatic immigrants o! other than those without whose coun tries special statutory regulation ex ists on the part of Canada, must have each. In plain words this will apply to Hindoos and not to Japanese. The" leadership of the City League for the time being was settled last evening when the Railway team beat the Press by one run after the latter team practically had the game cinch- ed. They went into the last inning four runs to the good but bare headed work by tho Press bunch and Bar- ber's double were their undoing. Harbekc the Railway's new man, was a star performer He made three hits in four times up. one a home run. He cleverly accepted his fielding chances. Nicholson usual did some hard hitting for the printers. Houk's catch of a difficult foul was a feature. Barber, though not in shape stuck to the pitching until the last inning when Culbertson relieved him. Maveety struck out eight men but was wild, allowing six passes Winnipeg, June are still no tidings of little Alice Dapraw who was travelling from. Winnipeg to Fort William with her sister and who left the train while it was waiting at Pine station to pick flowers and who wandered away and got lost in the thick brush at that point. Every effort has been made to locate the child but without yuccess and it is now thought that she may have bccii kidnapped. Passengers on train No. lk> say that ,the chances of finding her are very small. The train was stopped near Pine, a station consisting of a box car, placed in one of the wildest spots along the C. P. R. The track is bordered with dense tamarac and spruce, scattered rocks, intcrspe with lakes, deep and black and swampy muskeg. A few steps from the track would carry anyone out of j sight and the rough character oi the country makes a search almost im- possible. The train had stopped at Pine, awaiting orders to pas the sink- hole near Gilbert, and the conductor LethbridgeY Clever Eleven Now to Go to Calgary WEST WANTS MORE RAILROADS VICTORIA IN A STATE OF Some Incendinary is Tryag To Born Up the Gty Government Asked to Form- ulate a Railroad Policy The Rangers were successful at Macleod yesterday in the replayed game, and thus qualify to go to Cal- gary during the Fair, winning by G goals to 2. Macleod put up a great game but the Lethbridge team, were back to their old form, and proved that last Saturday was" an off day and if they took too much for granted then the experience did them good. The home team won the toss and set the "Rangers" to face the wind and Macleod with this advantage put up a hot attack, giving our boys a warm time, the ball being difficult to get away owing to the wind. Macleod scored the opening goal from a well placed corner, and this being soon followed by a second, put the local supporters in a good frame had left his charges while he of mind and gave them visions of Press Henuber 2b Pulley, c Cross, rf Nicholson, Jb Davies, ss Maveety, p Oldham, cf Tate. If Montreal, Que., June ajconway, 3b long illness George .Olds, y general traffic manager of the C. P. R. died today at his residence. Mr. Olds was named general traffic man ager in 1886 and retired in 1895. AB R H PO A E 4 2 5 1 FORMER C. P. R. OFFICIAL DEAD 1 3, 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 10 1 0 3 10 2 1 0 1 0000 1 0 0 0 T. 0 1 to receive his orders before starting. Upon his return he found the sister of the younger child crying bitterly on the seat because she said she was unable to find her sister. A search was at once instituted and every passen- ger and member of the train crew took active part in it. The train was de- layed six hours in a vain attempt to find some trace of the lost child and the whistle was blown at intervals in the hope that the little girl would hoar it and come towards the sound. The searchers came back from the bush tired and unsuccessful and the train was compelled to resume its journey. A collection of 75 was taken up among the passengers. NOT GUILTY IS HE INSANE? Railway Houk, c 1 Kenny, rf j Bailey, 2b I Barber, j> and ss. 'May, Ib Sumrnerside. P.E.I., -Tune second trial of Alonzo Dohcrty, who shot nnd killed Joseph McMillan, who wrus at the time walking with n woman on the way home front church ended today in verdict ol not ty on the ground of insanity. The judge who charged against the pri- soner ordered him to placed in etfs tody until the pleasure of the lieutcn governor be known. 42 12 10 6 4 AB R H PO A E 531230 3 1 2 1 .1 0 321420 521100 400 THE WEST'S BEST FRIEND Gulbertson, ss and p. 4 01 Kinnear, 3b 4 Harbcke, If 4 Davis, ss and cf 2 1 9 0 002 333 202 34 13 9 24 11 Score by innings: 030320 0 1 0 i 33 0-12. out when inning run scored. was CITY Club Railway Y.M.C. Press LEAGUE STANDING Won Lost P.C. 2 1 .667 .500 .333 ;aigary. Lethbridge tried hard to get ,hrough but were un-ble to pierce the leience, although were successful in preventing Macleod increasing their score. Half time: 120. After the interval. Lethbridge had the wind behind them, but soon be- came verv evident that Macleod Medicine Hat, June second day's session of the associated boards of trade opened at 9.30 today. The credentials committee reported the registration of the number of dele- gates who arrived since yesterday. The first resolution dealt with, and the one which the delegates antici- pated would cause more contentious discussion than ony other was that of provincial government guar- anteeing railway bonds. After con siderable discussion, the following resolution was adopted: "That this convention of the Boards of Trade of Western Canada urgently request the governments of the provinces of Sas- katchewan and Alberta to adopt a policy which will assure tho early construction of colonization roads in these provinces." It was decided to write to several boards of trade in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta for opinion as to the agree- ableness of the proposal for admitting Manitoba Boards to the association, and if replies are favorable the Man- itoba boards will be notified and del- egates will be appointed to tho con- vention next year. The resolution in favor of government owned terminal elevators was withdrawn as similar legislation is now ponding in the House of Commons. Saskatoon was the selection on the All the members of the School Board were present at a special meet ing called last night. Among other matters discussed was the layhur of the corner-stone of the new Central School. An effort will be made to have the function on 3uly 7th or Bth to suit the convenience of several in terested parties. A silver trowel will be ordered for Grand Master of Mason- ic Order, Rev. Hogbin, of Calgary, who is to perform the ceremony. Among those; to be invited are the Premier the Province, Hon. A. C Rutherford, who is also Minister of Education, the representatives of the city in the Senate arid the Fedora and Provincial houses of Parliament the city council, the inspector, J. Brown of Medicine Hat, member of the Separate School Board and tii chairman of the school boards of the surrounding towns and The principal was instructed to or- der worth of boks for the library there being over that amount of li brary money on hand. Architect Rolfson submitted a sta.e- ment of repairs necessary for the dif ferent school buildings. With some slight amendments this work was or- dered clone and the architect will call for tenders for the work. A resolution of thanks to Senator DeVeber for sending the board a set of coins for the cornerstone laying was passed. The city council will be asked to move the hose shed from its position on the front corner of the Westminster grounds to a position on the back ol the grounds. The matter of building an extension Victoria, ii. C., June strict watch the police have been un- able to locate the firebug responsible for the greater portion, of twelve fires since last night. Since noon today hree were discovered followng upon the series of this morning. All are small affairs, being discovered before they made any headway. The office of Redgeway Wilson, ar- chitect, was visited in hia absence and a fire kindled among the drawings on his desk. W.H. Mason from the adjoining office extinguished the fire. Twenty minutes later the firebug started a fire in the office of George Carert and Co., commisson agents while the staff were absent. No dam- age resulted. 'While starting a fire in some straw filled packing cases in a lane near the court house he was almost apprehended, R. Oglive, pro- prietor of a tin shop coming as he took flight. GEO. STAFFORD WAS APPOINTED to the Westminster School was briefly discussed but it. was decided to leave it over for the time being in orcl ;r that the board may be able to use the brick from the old part of the Cea tral School which is to be torn clown. The principal advised that arrange- ments could be made to tide over the present congestion of the school in the North Ward until after the New Year. Janitor of the Central School Job RAIN IS NOT DOING HARM Being janitor of the Central School is evidently considered a very desir- able position judging from the num- ber of applicants there were'for'the position.' At a special meeting of the School Board last night, the mem- bers had for their consideration no fewer than seventy-five applications. The selection., finally was reduced to two men, and of these George Stafford was the lucky man. He will enter upon his duties on July 1st. The board adopted an extensive and comprehensive set of rules for the guidance of the janitors of the various city schools. HON, FRANK OLIVER Minister of the Interior and Father o! Land Bill would have a busy time to keep their lead. It was fully 20 minutes though, be- fore Lethbridge opened- their, score, jaw. through H. Smith, although the play was principally in Macleod.'s half, they were, unable find the net. Once the start made, however, there was no holding our boys, and settling down to a slu-rt passing game further goals came very quickly. Holberton Chiswick, Fairbroth- er, and Barber, driving the leather home. Macleod trio I hard to de- crease the load them, but found the too strong, al- though they vvre vry rarely success ful in a uioak away which Filmer cleared in fine style. Ferris. Carr, Smith, Chiswiok. St- vcuson. Barber, Fairbroiher, Holberton. Smith. a- in previous game. The game was a most enjoyable one ami was witnessed by a number of k-vn nthusiasls. Tho r-Miiiiiiltee beg to .state, that they will now proceed with their arrangements for going to Cr.lgr.7T. vhere they hope the Lcth- bridge boys will be successful in winning the Trophy and bringing same to this city. Don't forget to help by your sup- port, as the expense- will be heavy, but everybody would Hko to sre that Trophy right here, and the committee trust to haw a hearty response. rain is falling and sonic people are wondering if it will do any harm Inquiries of grainmen ami fanners elicit the fuels that the rain is doing no harm but rather good, lie wheat especially is benefUtr-d. One man said Unit the last two rains meant live bushels more to the acre. Up west where there has been more rain than there has been here, the grain will likely suffer if more rain falls. It is said that in the foothills eighteen inches of rain has fallen in May'and June. second ballot for next, year's meet- ing, invitations being presented from j Saskatoon, Indian Head and Moose FARMER'S SAD DEATH London, Ont., June Tolfer aged 55, a well known farmer of North Bidduph was thrown against frame of a circular saw and had his head so badly crushed that he died a few hours later. He leaves a widow and eight children. The time is short, but we arc go-j ing to dig in right away. AN ABLE YOUNG MAN HURT THE CROPS London, June thunder- storms swept over the district yester- day doing great damage to crops and burning many barns. MISS JETTE WEDS Quebec, June Clotilda Jette, daughter of Sir Louis and Lady Jette, was married this morning to Dr. Simon Grondin. a prominent praeticioner and professor in Laval university. TRADE FIGURES Decrease for April and May of This Year Ottawa, June trade figures for the first two months of the cur- rent fiscal year show a total trade of a decrease of as compared with April and May of last year. Of this decrease was imports. The domestic exports fell off by For the last month the imports totalled a decrease of while the exports of Canadian product totalled a decrease of The falling off in imports of nearly 30 per cent, for the past two months reflects the depression of the winter months when the wholesalers restrict- ed foreign order for goods. The re- ports being received by the customs department now indicate a gradual restoration of the normal conditions and trade figures for ensuing months of the year are expected to show a considerable improvement. Montreal, June Hodge superintendent of the C. P. R. ter- minals at Montreal, has b'.vn appoint- ed superintendent of the Montreal, Quebec division of the road in place of J. Singleton, snperanuated, to take effect on Julv 1st. EIGHT WEEKS' HOLIDAYS The pupils and teachers of the city schools will have eight weeks of hol- idays this summer. After a debate that has extended over two or three meetings the School Boufd last night finally decided on having school re" sume on August 24. At the last meet- ing it was decided to close on June 2G. HON. C. W. CROSS Attorney General for Alberta BUILDING PERMITS Among the recent building permits issued have been the following: Mrs. Geo. Rowo. dwelling. A. Kaston, harness shop, Round St.. Mrs. Seaman, store. Round St.. Wilson. Mess-T bbieksn-uh shop. Ford St., Katie Xegrey. dwelling N-.nh War-l, Oliver. and door faet'-ry. ..m F. P. fonybeare. addition fo of fioe. Round St.. W. A. Buchanan, dwelling. Dnfferin, H. V. Cropley dwelling, FORESTERS CUT DOWN SALARIES Toronto. Juno Supreme Court of tho T. O. F. voted oft new rates for the members who joined prior to 1S90. N'ew scale va- ries from amounts of 25 cents a month higher than old rates which these mem Tiers were paying. Su- preme Secretary's salary was reduc- ed from to a the supreme treasurer's from to ;