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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald 2 MEN WERE BLOWN TO ATOMS Dynamite Carelessly Scattered Around at Fort William NEW DEPARTMENT IN SASKATCHEWAN Fort William, Ont., June I explosion of d3'namite in the tunnel of the Fort William water works con- struction last night, killed two men and seriously injured another. The work of obtaining water for the city supply tiom Loch Lomond, seven mil- es distant, is now being prosecuted day and night and it was during the night that the accident hapened. Of the two victims, James Crowley was f; the machine man and Jeffries was the helper. William Jack was a mucker. If The latter had just come to the end ,4 of the work and as he stopped the car If he saw a piece of dynamite on the ftf floor of the tunnel. He called the HI attention of Crowley to it and the latter remarked that they had better :be careful as there might be more jaround. He took a rake and began search for any other pieces but the Itool struck it too heavily and an ex- Hlplosion followed. HH Crowley and Jeffries "Ifflputright. was the remains of some of JJJRT former shot that had been broken iffwithout being exploded and was con- llfeealed in the rock. Wiliam Jack the Si-injured man was brought to the Mc- hospital in this city and is in a very dangerous condition, both of f I his eyes having been blown out. W Crowley is an American, coming here from Hancock, Michigan. Jef- fries is an Englishman coming- from Reading, England. Not much is known of Jack where his friends reside. were killed It is presumed that, the Regina, June the passage of legislation at Ihe recent session of the legislature, the Sas- katchewan department of telegraphs and telephones has now been organized with Hon. J. A. Calder as minister in charge. S. Porter is deputy minister and James Suther- land, of Winnipeg, superintendent of traffic for the Manitoba government telephone system, has been appoint- ed superintendent of telephone con- struction work, and he will, in addi- tion, have a general supervision over the organization of rural telephone companies and their systems. As yet no decision has been reached by the government respecting the long-dis- tance telephone lines to be construct- ed this year. Arrangements, however, are being made for the building of from four hundred to six hundred miles before winter sets in, and it is expected that within a week or ten days, the government programme will be announced. ASSESSMENT OF STAFFORD VILLAGE Reaches Sixty Thousand Dol- lars Number of Water Users All the members of the Council ex- cept Aid. Cunningham were present at a special meeting held Saturday night to discuss fire hall construction and other matters. jnexation, did not have a full report at a special meeting tomorrow night. They had or, got the information that the assess- iment of Staffordville last year was There were 115 property- 'owners, and the waterworks system LIBERAL CANDIDATE could have 120 connections. The es- Amherst, 5f. S-, June L. Ral-. timated cost of the water mains is ston, barrister, has been named as has been Liberal' candidate for the House of Commons in Cumberland He is a son of Postmaster R. W. Ralston and a j law partner of H. J. Logan, the re- tiring member. PORK COMMISSION n INVESTIGATE IT ILL Alberta Government Selects Three Men to Inquire Into Industry Edmonton, June Provincial Department of Agriculture has ap- pointed a commission of three men to enquire into the pork industry in Al- berta. The three commissioners, as given out this morning, are A. G. Harrison, Edmonton; Francis Bow- er, Red Deer; -and R. A. Wallace, High River. The commission will gather information regarding the ex- tent of the pork industry in the Pro- vince, in order that the government may have authentic information as to the advisability of establishing pork packing factories under government supervision in Alberta. The date of the first meeting of the commission has not yet been arranged. Hon. W. T. Finlay, minister of ag- riculture, is authority for the- state- ment that the government is consider- ing the report of the beef commission presented last year with a view to improving the conditions prevailing The city engineer was asked to get quotations on a new set of city scales. The Electric Co., sent in a requisi- tion for feet of four-inch drive pipe for the gas well. The license and police committee got the samples of the cloth for the police uniforms mixed and could not award the contract until they found out which was which. They have picked out the cloth they want and when the owner is determined the contract will be given. The by-laws recently passed by the people were given their third reading. The mayor and secretary-treasurer were authorised to sign, seal and number the same. Sad Death At Blairmore NEW FIRE HALL Southern Alberta Is GooJ Enough to by Architect Mac- donald (From TuMday._i Daily.) Mr. Charles F. Harris, barrister, returned to the city last night after an absence of three weeks. Mr: Har- ris has been over to Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, and Spokane, Washington, on I legal business. Mr. Harris states [that during his travels he saw no better country than Southern Alberta. flhr f Alinril' Throughout Washington the crops are WlJ VUUUUI {urther advanced than here because the season appears to be some earlier. A large portion of the state of Wash- ington through which he travelled is now being placed under irrigation for the purpose of Mr. Har- ris had many enquiries from people in Washington, especially from the business men of Spokane regarding the resources of Alberta and heard many expressions of desire to visit and see. this country. He was informed at the .Chamber of. Commerce in Spo- hundred Spo- The council is going right ahead with the erection of the new fire hall- It will be done by day labor with architect J. A. Macdonald in charge. The hall will be erected on the site of the present hall -and the work done in such a w.iy as not to inter- fere with the use of the present of- fices and fire hall. Architect J. A. Macdonald at the j trict, as they gCK through direct from request of the council submitted a Spokane to Calgary, Ma Macleod, and statement of work and explanation j outside of Calgary only expect to visit of plans of the new fire hall. The j Banff. Mr. Harris was surprised to that about two NO PROMISE NO TRACE OF 1 mrftw REDUCTION AMUNMRCH IN RATES THE LITTLE GIRL Ever Made in Connection With Telephones by the Government (Special to the Herald) Edmonton, June work of installing the central plant of the Government telephone system is un- der way this week. The plant will Preaching at St. Augustin's Church on Sunday evening on the strength oi the Anglican church the Rev. Dr. j Coard pointed out that whereas be- jtween 1662 and 1887 only two new dioceses were created, between 1867 i and 1907 the number of bishops had increased from 79 to 304, and mission- j ary jurisdictions or dioceses from 148 to -254. In Asia, during that period j i the dioceses had increased from 7 j to 24; in Canada from 7 to 22; in j _____--------- Australia from 9 to 20; in Africa from j 6 to ii; in New Zealand from 6 to 7; i William, Ont., June 22.-Tired and in the West Indies from 2 to 5- and almost W0rn out with the He attributed the strength of Christ- physically and mentally in the search ianity to the continued activity of the for lost' daughter, Mr. Dupraw "living to the power of its arrived ,in the city only yester- doctrine over the human soul; and day, boarded a west bound train again to the fact that Christianity has all tonight still intent on clearing up the the force which belongs to definite- mystery surrounding the unaccount- Who Disappeared From C.P.R Train East of Winnipeg Fair at Calgary. They will however, see the Lethbridge dis- pany. The walls of the present building will be taken down and the floors supported new walls are being built so as not to interfere with the transaction of business in the city offices. The approximate cost of the whole find that no Board of Trade in South- ern Alberta, south ;of Okotoks, had placed any literature regarding their district with the Canadian Govern- ment Immigration office in Spokane for distribution. Most of the towns business is The architect 4n Northern Alberta have taken ad- says that eighty-five per cent, of the'! vantage of that "means of giving in- material in the present building can formation to the American public, be used or sold, the brick, timbers, etc., being in good condition. The plans call lor a fire hall 41 feet by 46 feet in the clear in addi- tion to ample space under the stairs for battery- closets, etc. The fire hall will be floored with cedar block pave- ment on cinder concrete, the approa- ches to be of cement concrete. The hall provides for a chief's buggy which stands in front of the steam the chemical is in front of the centre with the hose waggon behind it and in front of the hose tower, in which the hose may be quickly elevat ed and lowered. On the right side is the hook and ladder. The exter- ior doors will swing cutwards auto- matically into arches on Ford St. In the rear of the hall are stalls for nine horses, so'arranged that the horses can easily go to their places, CM TO BLAME FOR to HOLE Ali Watson Again Draws AitcnuGD to maCicOu Roai Nuisance The human souf welcomed re- able disappearance of little Olive- Domini of Canada, and ,as Ration speCially for the govern b, the j __ iS toUTe ;an illegible note written on the margin Strowger Automatic Telephone com- j station will almost equal in complexity and precision the central nervous system of the human body. By means of the machine board afferent and efferent messages may be made with the same facility as nerve impulses are given in the body. It brings the private govern- ment exchange, the farmers' toll lines, the Edmonton City automatic, and the trunk 'lines with their numerous exchanges, into direct connection and unity. The' work of installation is progres- sing rapidly and the system will be in operation in about ten days. Then Alberta will have over a thousand miles of long distance lines in opera- tion under direct government control. One of the Edmonton dailies discus- sing the general, political situation this week stated that the telephone business of the province was no bo- nanza, and complained that the rates had not been reduced. No Reduced'Rate Promised In this connection it is necessary to remember that no member of the Alberta Government promised reduc- tion of rates. True, it was done by At the special Council meeting on' the Manitoba ministry. Premier Rob- Saturdav night Aid. Watson came lin promised a reduction of one-half back once more to the roundhuose in the rates. Though several months mudhole and said that- the C- P- R, In the rear of the fire hall proper j sn0uld be Compelled to drain it as the are the police quarters, police court, !water {rom their building causes the a police office, a female ward with I two cells and a male ward with three cells, each capable of holding two prisoners. The second floor provides for a gym nasium 30 x 47 and along one side are six dormitories for the firemen. Above the dormitories is a gallery be used for recreations not trouble. They nave 'a sewer around the building and they should drain the i water into their sewer. The teams 'cannot take through the mud what have passed since the Manitoba gov- ernment assumed control of the Bell system in that province there has been no reduction of rates up to the present time. Though no specific promise has ever been officially made of reduction, aim of the Minister of which lies before it. MASONS WENT TO CHURCH Big Assemblage Attended Knox Church and Heard Rev. A. M. Gordon of a newspaper, which also may or may not have some connection with the affair, not the slightest trace has yet been found which indicate hap- penings of a few minutes in which the child was lost from sight. So ab- solute and inscrutable is the whole affair that the searchers and relatives feel their utter helplessness but with dogged persistence keep up the search. Winnipeg, June runners at the Canadian Northern de- pot here state positively that a girl I answering the description of little Olive Dupraw came on the delayed Duluth'train on Friday accompanied by two strange well dressed .negroes- The members of the two local Ma- sonic lodges, North Star and Leth- j bridge, were out in full force last! night attending divine service at STORY NOT TRUE. New York, June Lieu- Knox Church, about two hundred be- tenant Governor Spriggs of Montana, ing present. The church was packed Wk0 js JQ this city, said today that the to the doors -with a congregation yestprday .to. the that. TJ that followed with closest attention. ]v Frank, -a prominent resident of Rev. A. M. Gordon's discourse on Butte, had suffered a mental break- "JExcept the Lord .build the house, down are incorrect. Mr. Spriggs said they labor in vain who build it." Af- he received word today from Mr, ter bidding the brethren welcome to Frank, who is at the home of his ino- the church, the preacher oulined ther in Cincinnati, and also said that ly, the history of the rebuilding' of. Mr. Frank's breakdown was due tcr the temple and fortifications <-f .Fi'ru- stomach trouble and overwork; but salem after' the Babylonian c.'-pthity. his mental condition was unimpaired- There were three of buildiiig in which all should be engaged flist, compass and rectitude by the square were essential. Charity or kindness I -which was so strong among the Ma- sons was also a part of the charac- i f Money to loan on Farms convenient to have upon the gymna- slum floor. Provision is made sliding poles, etc. In the rear of the building tempor- ary civic offices are provided for viz. council chamber 15 x 30, sec.- treas. two rooms, city engineer, two rooms, waterworks, one room, and Mayor's office. These offices may lat- er on be turned into dormitories ing provision for eighteen firemen al- they can take up the hill. Works. He desires to relieve ter to he huilt up. The second kind getting stuck all the mud thg Province monopoly and give of buiiding was homfe building, which is the duty of all men. The third was nation building. In all the Lord must be in the building. The letter G in the Masonic emblem showed that God must be in the building. During the service Mr. G. E. Flem- ing sang "Fear ye not, 0 Israel" with fine effect. being up to the hind axles. The whole ;the service at cost t0 the public. After- trouble is only carelessness on Jhe the system js thoroughly established part of the C. P. K. workmen, xhe therg "ig no <3oubt tiiat reductions will secretary-treasurer will be asked to come_ write the C. P. K. authorities asking' that provision be made for remedying the trouble As the roads are now, the city is completely cut., off on the orth side, as the Gait crossing and the Westminster Road are impassable. Just while on the subject, Aid. Wat- to the Early Closing of Bars A few days and the ten o'clock closing clause of the liquor license act will go into operation. Many and humorous are the reasons the hotel- keepers urge against the innovation. One prominent hotel owner informed it v proprietors, and in Blairmore, June sad death I provided, of little Clara Thibodcau occurred The ceihn. yesterday at 1 o'clock, in the after- noon. She was the eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thibodeau of this sson from the togethe, Extra accommodation may Breath declared that it would be provided by making more rooms Humphries had been trying on a Mezzenine floor on a level with j Goverjjment to provide j the gallery. Proper lavatories are Thfi mayor on the first floor is town. The doctors had given up her case some days ago and so the end was not unexpected. The parents arc grief-stricken over their great loss, j Little Clara was not only the eldest j of the family but the sunshine of the home. Her life was full of promise-, j At school there were none brighter or more diligent. Her honest, trusting, childlike ways won the esteem of both schoolmates and teachers. She will bo sadly missed by them. Those within the circle of her acquaintance IS feet high. There will be a Mezze- nine floor over the stable to provide for room for horse, feed, workshop, etc. The building will be heated by steam. In the basement will be the heating plant, a vault, and a heater for the engine. Calgary Won at the Hat suggested that Aid. Watson get the police to arrest the officials for cre- ating a nuisance and try to get the Government to take action. SIX MONTHS GIVEN TO GIER will be comforted when they think of j lacrosse game season the pure, sweet life and its sure re- j in decisive Medicine Hat, June de- feated Medicine Hat toctosv in the first a score of 5 (From Tuesday's Daily.) In the District Court this morning the case of Rex vs. Gier was tried. C. F. P. Conybeare, K. C., for the Crown; R. P. Wallace, Taber, for ac- cused. From the evidence the story is that Gier was to give one Fiala a dapple gray mare in exchange for 3 in no way diminish the consumption of liquors and beverages. The truth is the hotel men have aroused no sympathy. They are up against an At St. Augustin's Church, Leth- O J j adamantine wall of public opinion. bridge, yesterday (Monday) a- couple and are beginning to find it is useless of interesting weddings took place, to kick against the pricks. MAXWELL WILL MEET MACDONALD in the beef industry oi the province. I ward of a home beyond the skies. goals to I. The game was a good xc-, a cg'f chickens THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAD orFICE, TORONTO B. E. WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager ESTABLISHED 1867 Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, hibition and if the score would give any person the idea that the game was at all one-sided the score is not, telling what really happened at the game. Though Calgary% played much1 the better game, the contest was a very good one. This is the first time [that Calgary and Medicine Hat ever i met in an Alberta League game and I attracted much attention on that ac- ount. which he got. Fiala not wanting the with Gier_ it Gior put fcim off wag too btny to get it_ Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England Gier traded the horse with one Rose for another horse, and two weeks later it died. Fiala came again for his horse after this, but Gier said it was lost and that ho had offered re- ward for it, knowing that it was dead at the time. The first in the morning, was be- tween Jacob Sherman See, hotel clerk of Taber, and Miss Annie McDonald, of the same town. In the afternoon, in the presence of a number of friends Mr. Robert George Addison, the well known undertaker of Lethbridge, was married to Mrs. Elizabeth Gibson, of Blairmore. Miss Margaret C. Dowl- ing acted as bridesmaid, and Mr. J. M. Oldham in a letter to the Charlie Middleton as best man. Both Herald says: bride and bridesmaid were very pret- "Through your paper, I see that tjjy drcssed and carried handsome McDonald has again challenged my bouquets. In each case the marriage friend "Lethbridge Farmer" Maxwell ceremony was performed by the Rev. to conclusions on the wrestling mat, pr Coard. and a.s I had virtually promised him an opportunity to regain the heavy I weight title, on behalf oi my prin- cipal I accept the challenge. Same rules that governed the last j match to obtain, namely, two points down for three seconds, flying falls and strangle hold barred, the best three out of five falls. I understand that Mr. McDonald has been training specially for this match and such being so, the bout should prove of great interest. Would suggest Friday the 26th June as "a suitable night, the winner to take Wants Works of I. Inspected L FOR. SALE Along" New Rail- way now being constructed North West of Lethbridge Township it) Range 24 W 1-2 of Section 8 at per A. S. E. 1-4 of Section 7 at per S.W. 1-4 of Section 19 at per A, Township 1 Range 23 All of Section 24 at per A. 3-4 of Section 35 at per A. N.E. 1-4 of Section 26 at per E. 1-2 of Section 13 at per A. S. 1-2 of Section 28 at per A. N. 1-2 of Section 30 at per A. E. 1-2 of Section 3 at per A. 3-4 of Section 8-11-22 at per A, I have thousands of other acres for sale in this Garden Spot Lethbridge of the District HERE ARE THREE GOOD THINGS: S. E. i-4 Section A. (Improved. Snap.) SO-! 0-22 at per Some in SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Deposits of and upwards .ire received and interest allowed at current J was certain P rates. Accounts be opened in the of or .ore Piles are easily and quickly checked with Dr. Shoop's Magic Ointment, j court this .afternoon sentenced To prove it I will mail a small trial to six months in the Barracks. box as a convincing test. Simply ad- dress Dr. Slioop, Racine, Wis. I surely would not send it free unless Winter upon the resuming of j 80 per cent, of the gate receipts and Gier persons, withdrawals to be. made by any one of the number or by'the survivor. Another of the many aftermaths of certain that Dr. Shoop'a Magic the famous Sawchuck case came up would stand the test. Re-, in District court Monday when Da- made expressly andjvid King sued Jas. Fiske for for 114 alone for swollen, painful, bleeding or itching piles, either external or. in- the goods Jacob stole from Fiske. Lethbridge Branch C. G. K. Nourse, Manager Large jar 50c. Sold by J. J. Johnston. and trouble lost in identifying After due deliberation Judge, Winter awarded him and costs. the loser 20 per cent. We will do all in our power make it a good, clean, fast bout." MINER SUICIDED Vancouver, B. June Edwards, a miner Messrs. Shoemaker Bros, and Bar- ns, Spring have filed request under section 41 of the Irrigation act for an inspection of the works of the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Co., claiming damage -to their property and an inspection has been ordered by the Minister of the Interior. Shoemaker Bros, and Barris claim thai the company are damaging their! property by having an excessive flow of water in the Coulee. They allege that the company are having an .ex- tra heavy flow of water in the ditch, all of which is turned down Spring evidently'out of Coulee with the alleged result stated. to work, committed suicide in Stanley by the complainants. Perk three months ago by shooting. All of Section 30-12-22 at on crop payment plan. All of Section 9-12-22 at on crop payment plan. This is an A I Sec- tion and is al! fenced and some in wheat. Big on to it quick. Dobbin Rooms 1 2 Southard Block E IL1L er re s His body was accidentally found yos- 1 Minnrd's Linimnet used by Phy- j torclay by a man out or a scans. MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS ;