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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald IV. IXbbridjre. AHa.. Tuesday, June 20, 1011. PUT REINDEER IN THE FAR NORTH f Fifty Animals Bought bj the Dominion Gov- ernment FROM LABRADOR Will be Shipped Through Alberta to Fort Smith Ottawa, June 20 1 he government of Catiada, bas inader an addition to .the of the country In i ho'form of fifty reindeer. The uurcliase Mas nude from Dr (jreiifell, of Labrador, who is' bejng paid ?51 dollars apioce for the animala .They will .be. from Labrador by boat to Quebec lii 'September and will go by train to Edmonton or ..to Athabasca Landing if the Canal an Northern has rails dowii to that point early" in 'the autumn. Scows will be built .Ur, complete the journey down the Athabasca river to Fort Smith, which Is'the destination of the iard. The reindeer have proved a great suc- cess in Labrador The conditions been found enilrelj suitable foi them original herd of three has grown' natural m create to some hundred Tbej proved to be_ai good fo1' as in Lapland ant) their flelh and niillc has proved a boon on more than one occasion It :s believod Trill (prove even more useful in the Canadian north, wheie dog teams are now used for winter 1 he great oHifndlng food for them, whicnvtMW to be calculated upon where is solved The reindeer vhich thrives unon moss not only" drauing Its load but ghing nourish Ing milk upon this It is expect ed that the experiment ai Fort Smith will prove a success and that inter travel In the''Canadian north will be robbed of-its-.dangers.entirely and a good deal of Its hardships. Other de- pots probabl> be established and ihe natives may 'be induced to udopt end break-then The purchase of the herd foi the ni'ade through''R. H. Campbell, head oC the forestrv blanch aud the herd, will be installed at Fort 1 Smith under his Directions Di Greu fell along .with the animals to give instructions in their care and management 'A quanllU of moss will be taken from Labrador to provide the herd food uniil it reaches the caribou feeding ground, where moss is plentiful. This expArl- is largelv the result of the nor tnern trip nblch Hon Fiank Oliver last year He then had the op- portunity of-learnirfB some of the diffi- culties which1 the northern climate put In the way of existence m lhat region and willingh agreed to tbe nient of Introducing reindeer lo maKe life in .the north less difficult and haz- ardous. government is paying for the reindeer .exactly what they cost Dr. Orenfell. The experiment will be Tiaiched with interest In thP Mounted Police, the Hudson's Bajr Co., Revillon: 1'reres and all others who have alfairs In the north of Westmlntter, fering fro pi a broken collar bone and other minor Injuries. BIG STEAMERS CANNOT SAIL Strike of Seamen isSpread- ing-Dock Laborers Quit London, -June -strike of teamen is spreading among the >rs in the north and. the coasting rade'on the Clyde and :.''Tyne" are hre'a toned with at least a. temporary ie up Today clerks in the office of hip owners weie attempting to and unload ships in the. but he> make pooi substitutes for th laborefs one out. :The stewards of-the White tar liners, Megan-tic, Celtic, and Do dnd the Allen steamer Vn at Lnerpool, quit todaj Southampton, June sea man's strike n rapidly spreading ere A thousand and the ie-sards of the liner Philadelphia olnefl fnTgtitfcerfi tffifay line offered tbe men a per man nt Increase of 30 a month and a roportfonafe increase to I lie stewaida nd "others engaged in "its, service but offer, was .refused, -Jn. conse- uence the compam announced that has been compelled to cancel the ailing of four big hneis for Satin ay's naval, review at'Spithead. i CASES IN DISTRICT COURT In the district; coUrt thermal! 'debt case of Bros Barrett was .nulover-imtil the next court; Her- man rw4rd of at least ten jears in thr- solution of the great i Jem of defence. SOME SHOWERS ARE REPORTED BELIEVED TO BE CASE OF SUICIDE Though Some Indications Lead People to Talk Foul Play DEAD ON PRAIRIE Well Digger Found on Oborn Ranch East of Milk River (From a Staff Reporter) Milk River, June in peculiar position .with lbe whole tbj of his 'head blown off, the body Jacob aged 45, is todnj guarded by the Mounted Police oh the sheep ranch of Charles six miles.east of Milk River Many conflicting stories are toki bearing on the. death of Bowman, and while suicide seems to be the reason generally advanced, there, seems some alight reason that foul play was the cause. The body lies about fifty, feet from the sheep shed on Oborn's ranch with a shot gun. point ing north-east, only three feet away, the brains" of the dead, man being. scattered a semi circle for twenty feet around! A large bore shot gun with the barrel covered with blood stains "indicating it as the with which the deed was committed sticks m a gopher hole, stock ...downward.. Jacob Bow [i was a nathp of North Dakota, and came bete about two years ago and homesteaded forty miles east of town Dining the winter be was en gaged as a .well digger .and at the time of his death was digging a well foi Charles Oborn on his preemption, three miles east of here. He was quiet and.jolly and H was not he was the kind of a man commit sui- cide He left the ranch Sunday about i with the sajmg he was going to snoot gophers Nothing nore was heard of him till found about seven o'clock Monday morning by James Oborn, a fifteen-year-old son the rancher on .whose place >och was found Coionei Humphries IRS a Jury empanelled and will hold, an" inquest this afternoon. BIG INCREASE IN ACREAGE' It IB thai .ioOil wereitifMdt'fl to alfalfa in acreage, at the 1911 -WHK, 2500 acreg. TWO HUNDRED MILLION CROP Winnipeg Itinc spr Shaw, of pakotn, the wull known srain expert who has taken a trip In tough the piaiiic west Hat ed todaj that he thought of two hun- dred mJUIombiishels very con- servative. Crops Standing the Dry Spell Wonderfully Well 8. A B Crabb UTS in town today from his farm south-east or Chin. that the crons arc fine out there and can go for dais yet wltli out getting an j more i am There was a shonei some of the conntn Wnrnpr id Coutts lasl nifcht and New Davton got a sprinklins Ilie lam "ill do lot of good in tint ilistuot Seieral pails of tlie counts nere visited by and last night Hetwcen Coaldale and Chin theie was a showei Ihit was simlcient to make the roads while a hemj ten minute lain sislted the dis trict south-east of .the city Reports from south of Bow Itlnnd say that the gi.iin there is Buffering from the hot The vhcat In some places is about gone and the oils ale siiiteiing A rain, however, will probably.; save most of the crop. "The winter wheat has hexded out looks fine around Raymond and said George AV. Green, man- ager of the Ellison Milling Co to a Herald reporlci this Dioining He dl so told him that Hie. people arc an- xioiiBlj malting foi lain Mr Gieen returned from tlie sotilh last, evening. A special lo (he llriald, Ihli after noon'from'Milk River, ttays it .is rain- Ing some tllere. If Is badly needed as the crops are parched. LAFOLLETTE AFTER THE NOMINATION; Tune 19 Sena or Robert M. La Follette of. Wiscon- sin will be a candidate for president jeir became poslliveh known to- lay. His candidacy will be ImmcuM within the next month its and backers intend to carry, the ito prevent a renomination of President Taft into every state in.tbe union; MAY RUN FOR COMMONS W. IV Ntcklc, M. P., may be the cindidate for tlie Ilouae of Cwnmoni In Kingston. MASTERMANtS: ELECTION VOIP London, June F G iiinler secretary of state, in the iiome office, was deprhefl. ol hife seat m the House of Commons for the north Weatham The courts found that his electiqn.was voided In cornipt practices on til paif of fhis agents The judges said no fault lasted on Masterman person' alh FINE MEETING HELD AT MACLEOD Large Audience Heard Hon. Mr. Oliver and Dr. Clark, M. P. s. to-the Herald) Oli- ver and Dr.-Clark addressed a large and sympathetic, meeting .here last night oiijreciprocitj Man} farmers Mere present the. speakers were eh en an evcellmt heating, and their stioiig and, effective arguments for the measure of-freer trade secured by J the FIGURE IT IS TKN.R. J SJ I LINE Macleod Says the Railway Will Soon Be There REAL ESTATE DEAL Over One Hundred Thousand Dollars In- vested in Property (Special to iUacleo.il, ihc Cana- dian Northern Haihiai right into UIR town of Macleod build and parly-met frequent ev that ttork OI1 thc llne fronl JUc eptdoisatiou J W Me Uonald occupied the chair Hon: .Mr Oliver speaks at Pincher Creek' tonlEht. TOWNS FAIL TO ORDERS Allow Weeds to Grow on the Streets After Warn- ing Was Given t) E Lcwib, chief inspector of i lie pro since, is in'the city on one of his jiciiodical trips Mr Leu is and his been doing tfadr utmost rid of tbe hut thcjc-find in many cases Tin effort -being made the farmers to obey thur oidtis, and conseqtientlj pcofcocution is to he taken m i nmn- lub upon it some of tlie best her of easts Visits were made ear mohl costlr liousts m IOVMI, leod will start'soori; .is now an as- sured fact. Mr. the buying agent o! the. C.X.R. has been in Macleod thi weeii and earlj this week, through his agents, Messrs. Maclean Heap, he look options, on ncarh all propertj hmg on avenue on either side and on Fridaj and batuidav deals ueiL closed in "l c'i nearly all of lots No. I, 2 and 3-on the east sidu of Sill avenue were .sold-to this com- pain The lots of theie numbers not bten sold in nearlj C.ISLS belong lo people not resid- ing in i own, but it- is thought that b> the end of next week the CNR all of theseMots on oth the CPR tracks Fifth which is the central avenue of tilt and 1s he- ng tnpidlv built up a residftntial John Dillon, Dublin, member of parliament for Eatt Mayo wai cerlouily hurt in an .dent; and; It In bad condition; yt in thc season to man) [aims dtul instructions were then issued to plough up tilt, wtcds, In UIL gr.ith ilistnct two ihousand acres aluadt hieu pluughed up, and unlcsb other [arintrs cjet husj at L, tlit department, will have the fields plotigticd up and the expense chaigeil against the land Lewis complains that many tounfc me totally negleciuig to cut down the ucids lie 1ms or- dcis, hut not hccn ed ami prosecutions arc hound to ollo.w. Tlie railroads have also "been isKul to get nd of the weeds on their right ot biii are in the negligent clash, too The A R I 'o. hnre had men cutting the weed long ilieir ditches, the company real ?mg thc of Ihis pest G: T. P. GRADING AT REGINA Hegina, June on the G. T P Rcgma Yotkton line reached Urn city todaj and men aie now actualU on the construction; of'.the Hue In ilic citj Tho budge over Creek, north west of (he is well advanced and it is expected that u lew months will see the .'line completed and the capital connected uu; with thc north eastern portion of the province. TOWN LIKELY TO BE DESTROYED Sau Francisco, June daj the opeislor at Maricopa, C.il told tbe Western Union office in (thi city that it looked as if entire town would be destroyed by fire. 'Me said'the fire was near him and he was going to leave liis office. Nothing further can be learned at BIG STEEL DRILL ARRIVES Kinnondale, June jiowerfiil steam drill ordered by .Ihq Bow Cen- tre Collrcrios last winter has .arrived at Brooks and will bo brought ont at once and-set to work on the com- ay's leased lands which extends in ill directions from Ihe present.work- ngs, TL is niidci'fltood deraonitrailon at Barnslej be jetnj'b Mlguel Mcrrtary of Cuban Crnbatay, ton of tht prMlctont M for tht Curo- takinfl wfth him 10XWO effort of Cuba'a ta jt prtttnt to cr along to atli and then turn- ing south This last route is perhaps mou is it not necessi- tate so much gliding There ,has.not1 been 'much time VLt to find out much about the new railroad as not Inn 5 was known till niiclil of the several sileb and as there been b.iulh an'j opnuons passed rngaiding the posi tion of thc btilion and vaidb Ihe general opmiivi so fai is tint tlit- station will jic rithei built across tbe 0 P R liflLks 01 on 24th strett east of 1th -I n Rodjieis proprietor oi the H Roifling, Wnikfc, of Macliod, who sold Ins properli to the CNR, ,as purchased lots on 22nd Si and will-Jmmedifttulv slart construc- tion of a concrete block [actpry, and lso'a residence of the.same material. Real estate, in Macleod should now become as all the proper tv owners who sold this-week will he onking for .other property lo take its luce, and .as all of these people will he building again, the building con- also lie rushed The Oddfellows of Macleod for the, ast few. weeks have been considering Ihe (juebtion of building a new Urn- pie, .the present- one having become too small for the. increasing member- ship of this lodge, and at the last business men ting adopted plans for ti new building which will he started in the course of three weeks. Thc new- temple will be located on the lot op- posite the Umpire Motel nml will face on" 2nd avenue.. When completed, ii is estimated tint thc building will cost OUT being built of stone nnd ptrssrd brick and will a frontage'of a depth of 61. The first atorey will he rented as stores nnd the seooftd storey will foi the the coronation procession te not hu manitv, religion 'or but the; forces that oppress the common peo pie The working-men should see (hat Kings, Emperors and nil the unhol) brood are put m their pro per places." The hai rlcadee across the side sti eets along the coronation roiite hate suited some criiicism Douglas Bernard Hall attacked them in' the House Commons today, asserting that the danger of people being ecragainst them would keep loyal sub- jects away WILL BE SIR WM.WHYTE NOW Jr Only Citizen of Western t 7 H 7 Canada Honored' by MANY CANADIANS Receive TidearDr.% Oder is Created Baronet London, June Canadians are Included I Georges Coronation list of 1 William professor of medicine at brother of B B. P. Toroato. and Justice Osier, Toronto rar until llisolutc fire liadc pitMils hclveqn Canada anil the mother country Tho :lelog.ition is eM'tctcd to meet Mr Bordcn alioul five o'clock- this loon mil great interest is being en in the nature :o( -his Teply. EXPECTS LINE TO' READY IN U12 June Sir D Mann ex Kts (he Canadian Northern Toronto- Montreal line to completed next year. In noent there hM been Fraliht; movanient west- ward and MB total will now aboui hul eaitbound a verr (atiEfac. lory state ol for, railways with loaf hault. Kay, has much I ilian affairs, Arch C ber.ot parliament for GlMsgow.'Tfci Galr Ashtqn, M P 'or Bcdfaqbkin, Godfrey R Benson Lt .Col Arthur Blgge are made Joseph G Ward, premier 01 land, Is raised to a And rew Fisher, premier of Aiwtraluv mi Sir E P Morris atsVtv- foundland, Sir R attOTMT- general, Mi-KinnoS Ww4, ptrHMMBt; ary of foreign Dj. T. T secretary to tM Sir Veily.Strong, Lord Msjnw'of London, and Frederick Huth Jaefeseii, a prominent banker, are. amoflffhe new privy councillors The h (Mud Duke Adolph" Frederick berg Strcl'.tz. the Duke at the Duke of Fife are given ot tbe Garter Geo.-'Aleiaodtr, actor. Is knighted, and William Nicholson, chief of staff, and General Lord Paul, Methueu, touuianded the flnt dnlslon ot the flrat army corpi-ln South Africa, are ouetted field jnar- stialB The Grand of the "Order of It Michael and 9t George Is fliimJSlr (jcorge Dennian, Sir George Held Sir Richard Solomon Bonar among the new privy The new honors Involve tour elections, being divisions In OIisvvv. Bedfordshire, East Kent and- Somerset. u TROUBLE IN MEXICO CABINET ALRIAOV Mexico City, June to) bring about change m the caWnet of 1 resident De La Barra, It was learned todav, is backed by a faction in the- revolutionist partv deelring the nations of Rafael Hernanea min- ister ot justice, Emtle Vasqnet OoBei as minister of the interior and Dr, Francisco Vaaquer Gomez as nimjiter, of public instruction COLD DISCOVERED NEAH NEW DAYTON (Spetial to the Herald) New Dayton, June .cording to a report troa township fi-17, gold ItitMl dlsrovered on JoKn homeitead, miles eaut.of- town, In what quantity writer does not know. ;