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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta CROP PROSPECTS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEVER BETTER Macleod District Expects a Bumper Crop and So Does Granum Conditions Were Never Brighter in Country's History (From our Staff Correspondent.) jvation along the line of railway to June 16. -It was a busheibe constructed this year, than was oum. Calgai.y iand of wheat planted in the aim ripened in the good Old summer time glad- that and old timers brought joy ness to all the in Southern Alberta. thought no further than his lands and herds has passed. ern though the greatest ranching country out something more .fc onstructed> is first class and there is an abund- ance of good water near the surface, i On the Randall farm on this line The day when cau seen 1200 acres of splendid fall wheat. When crop reports are BRAKEMAN KILLED Fort Fr-'mcis, Out., June Smith, a Canadian Northern brake- man, was instantly killed yesterday on the Rainy Biver bridge. He struck his head on one of the girders and immediately dropped. When picked up, life was extinct. AMERICANS BUY TIMBER Vancouver, June Moresby Island Lumber company, an Ameri- can corporation, has bought addition- al fifty square miles of timber on the Queen Charlotte Island, involving a consideration of MISSISSIPPI IS HIGH St. Louis., Mo., June Miss- issippi river which has been steadily rising lor the past ihi'vt; WC-cks has reached a stage of 33.7 feet, almost four feet above the flood danger line and the levee is completely submerg- ed. South- the of doors is The wheat power SWITCHMAN KILLED no longer has to go further north to be heard from. COXDITICXS AT GRANUM The people of Granum are more THREE MINERS KILLED AT FEME Explosion in Coal Creek Col- liery Cost Lives of Three Men NO BETTING, SMALL CROWD Only a Gravesend, June 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 and club house while fifty plain clothes men strolled through the crowd. The police had very strict orders to arrest anybody who attemp- ted to make any kind of a bet. The crowd was very small, probably not more than two thousand persons. FROST IN WESTERN ONTARIO St. Thomas, June was 'a heavy frost Monday night and from reports coming in from surrounding country it is feared all vegetables are MEDICINE HAT WON THE MATCH Defeated Lethbridge Team in a League Lacrosse Match nerme, u., r d OSDecialIy in the explosion occurred m _MO. 2 mine at J Coal Creek last night when three men lands. Many bean fields are a corn- plete loss and strawberries are also Winnipeg, Man., June Thoniburri, aged 60, for many years married. switchman in the Canadian Northern! GEORGE RUDOLPH, 40, German, th coe Liberals yesterday nominated ex- Mayor "Wilson of Colingwood for the Both Granum and Macleod are pre-; Commons, in place of Leighton Mc- paring an exhibit for the Dominion' Carthy. M.P., who declined re-nomin- fair at Calgary. Men who have an enthusiastic faith in. the country have the matter in.charge. This afternoon the Dr. found that ation for personal reasons. BANKER SUICIDED Aberdeen.. June Fawcett, chances here to one in Saskatchewan a pest house would have to be con- president of the Aberdeen banking for making money. He will break stracted for a contagious case in; company shot himself in the head to- lowH. After- Lea eighteen "willing day. dying almost instantly. The sui- workers" gathered and in an hour j cide occurred as ah officer was near- the building was ready to be lathed ing with a warrant chargin misappro priation of funds of the bank, to place 500 acres this season and will sow as much fall wheat as possible. There is one third more land in crop this year than there was last season m this district. The general estimate is that wheat will average 40 bushels to the acre. The real estate men expect the country between here and Lethbridge to develop rapidly. The country in that district is' more thickly settled and there is more land under culti- and plastered. Granum boasts of a poet and com- him under arrest. poser, C. E. Bain, is a very Mr. Bain's latest pretty patriotic FASHIONABLE WEDDING song, "My Old Canadian of Toronco, June were near which he is responsible for both mu- }v 5jx hundred" guests at the marriage of Henry Courtney Proctor, eldest sic and words. He has. had the song copyrighted and it is receiving a very favorable introduction. Wedded At Kiiox Church [From Thursday's Daily.) The marrdage of two of the city's popular young people, Edward Lau- rence Jarvis and Miss Maud Alice C.P.R. Engineer Weds Local Lady (From Thursday's Yesterday afternoon at resi- of Fred Stauffer, 1234 Redpath St.. the marriage of Thos. Wilson, C. son of the late James 4. Proctor, and Miss Florence Evelyn (Dolly) Kemp, second daughter of A. E. Kemp, M. P. The ceremony took place at half- past two in Sherbourne street Meth- odist church and was performed by the pastor, Eev. Mr. Jackson. The wedding gift of Mr. Kemp was a residence in Su- I. O. F. OFFICERS Toronto, Ont., June preme Court of the I. 0. F. this af- Bayis, both of the Hudson's .May oo. p R engineer of Cranbrook, B. elected the following staff took place in Knox Church last evening in the presence of a concourse of people. Rey. A. Gordon performed the ceremony The groom entered the church companied by his groomsman W. E. Buchan, and shortly after, the bride entered the church with Mr. E. TJ. Rylands, manager of the Hud- son's Bay Co. who gave her away and attended by Miss Hose Bissett. M. Mi'. Cameron of Leth- g. C. R-, Elliott G. Stevenson; P. S. bridge, formerly of Owen Sound, Ont. j C. R., Victor Morin; S. V. C. K., Jo- j took place in the presence of a large seph D. Clark; S. S- R. Mathieson; j company of friends. Rev. A. M. Gor' S. T., H. A Collins, who was opposed don, pastor of Knox Church for the supreme treasurer which he ed. The bridesmaid, was .the bride's has held for 15 years, by ..five aspir- sister, Miss Delia while J.' ants He was re-elected after two bal- A. Kennedy, C.P.R. trainmaster of lots. Medicine Hat, supported the groom. After partaking of the wedding sup- per prepared, the happy couple lefi COLONEL IS SORE white basket cloth with, niilitary braid trimming and touches of Cop- enhagcn blue and an all-over lace blouse. Her hat was golden brown, with Copenhagen biue wings. She carried a white prayer book. Miss Bisfjett wore a white tailored suit with picture h.vt and pink roses t- ,._-..____, Chatham, Ont., June Col. The bride was very simply but elc- for they residC.: Jr B. Rankin, officer commanding the gantly dressed in a tailored 01 A large number of valuable presents 14th Regiment, has sent in his re- signation because the Dominion gov- ernment only invited one company of his regiment to take part in the Quebec Tercenternary. testified to the popularity of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. APPOINTED AN ARBITRATOR Halifax, N. S., June Al- lison, president of Mount Allison uni- as a member of the board of concil- A pleasing feature of the service versity, Sackville, N. R, has been ap- was thc marriage chant rendered very Pointed by the Dominion government effectively by the choir. The music for thc occasion was rendered by the choir, the congregation joining in two hymns. Mr: and Mrs. Jarvis left this morn- ing for Raymond where they will spend a few days visiting his sister, Mrs. "Wm. Paris. Thc fire brigade, of which thc groom is a prominent member, was iation to settle the threatened strike, by the miners of the Nova Scotia in the hosPltaL Steel and Coal Co. The company de- clined to appoint a representative. J. W. Madin represents the men. WOMAN DIED London, Ont., June Ada Baker, known as Mrs. Hiram Take, of Thamesford, who made an attempt, on her life in a hotel here is dead. The baby boy recovered, but is still LONDON HAS A NEW FOOD FAD CHARGED WITH GRAFTING Penguin's Eggs imported from America are Becoming Fashionable South Dr. Simon Grondin, a prominent practicioner and professor in Laval university. FIVE HUNDRED SAW THE RACES Matinee Under the Auspices of the Lethbridge Turf Association Nearly'five hundred people journey- ed out to Letherta Park yesterday af- ternoon to attend the matinee races under the auspices of the Turf Asso- ciation. The association arranged a half dozen events that the race loving public might get a bit of tion of the Guiness house April 26th, turned .over to the public executor, who has arranged for their shipment to Chicago for burial Thursday in ac cordance with a request made by Mrs. Guiness in her will. TO OPERATE ON A BIG SCALE Calgary Men Who Are To Start Fruit Farm Here The other day the Herald announc- ed the formation of a company to op erate' a fruit farm near this city. In reference to this company the Calga- ry Herald has the following to say: A company is in process of forma- tion in Calgary that is of more than local interest. The charter for the Alberta Fruit and Floral Company, is expected In a few days from Edmonton. The provisional directors of this new ven- E. J- Hutchings, F. F. 3L Terrill .end 0.. ture are: niggs, A. Queen. The company owns some ISO acres of land adjacent to Lethbridge and it is intended to devote this area to the cultivatic n of fruit" and flowers. While the venture is a commercial one it also serves the purpose of displaying just what this province can do in the line oi fruit culture. The capital stock of the company is set at and already options have been given on a large block of sport in lieu of the'' big race meet the intended issue that they had been looking forward to for weeks. The horses participating in the events were not very numerous but the crowd enjoyed the contests. The Citizen's Band; with Leader Harper in command, was in attend- ance and contributed a splendid pro- gramme to the pleasure of the crowd. The officials of the afternoon were: Starter, A. J. McLean; Judges, J. 0. Wilson and C. G. K. Nourse; clerks of the course, A. E. Humphries and A. E. McGuire; timekeeper, W. J. Armstrong. The results of the events .were as follows: Named Race 1. Ott's Ethel Kirk 2. Swing's Limberdick Wallace's Pathfinder 123.45 3.1-1-2.2 1.18 12.. 1.17, 1.16, 1.16. Pathfinder was badly cut in the second heat and had to drop out. The rider on Ethel Kirk had to be changed in the fourth heat as the man on the sulky pulled the horse in such glaring style that the judges very properly ruled him off. 5-8 Dash 1. McAbee's Be-over Dam Lad. 2. McLean's, 3. Covington's Magnificio. 3-4. Beaver Dam Lad held the lead from The head office will be in Calgary. WORK WILL COMMENCE A TKT On the Moose Jaw- Lacombe Branch of C.P.R. Winnipeg, June C.P.R. have decided to proceed at once with further construction on the Moose Jaw branch and the most in western Canada running from Moose Jaw on the main line to La- conic on the Calgary and Edmonton branch, near Calgary, through a prac tically new country, and one well known to be oi agricultural value. The branch already has about 30 miles of steel laid out of Moose Jaw i but in the dull times work was stopp Bay Co. staff and thc wore out in full force. the start but there was a fairly close run for second place. 3-S Dash 1. McAbee's Friar Charm. 2. Covington's St. Cecelia. 3. Ingall's Temaraire. sec. Friar Charm and St. Cecelia made charges laid against the board of li-j verbially jaded breakfast appetite is'it a race for first place but Tcm- Frank, June A. Deyl, chief! London, June very latest largely represented. The Hudson's liccnse jnspector for Alberta, is here thing imported for the purpose of put- clerks' union i today to hold an investigation into j ting an edge on the Londoner's pro- After the ceremony the happy cou-' cense commissioners "by J. B, Rudd.ithe penguin's pic and their attendants drove to thc j of alleging that graft fig- smell must be Hub Cafe where a large company en- umj in the refusaj Of board to grant a to her hotel, the Nor- thern at Bcllcvue. No specific alle- gations were made but the complain- joyed a most sumptuous and daiii- tily prepared wedding dinner. The Fire Brigade presented the groom with a very fine leather uphol- js oejng given an opportunity stored chair, and the Hudson's Bay prove tjie charges. Co; staff made the young couple the recipients of a valuable silver service. tea FORMER C. P. R- OFFICIAL DEAD KING'S PRINTER Ottawa, Ont., June RETIRING S. Dawson, King's Printer for the last which in taste and' close relation to a is being imported plover's egg. It from South Africa in large quantities, and when boiled and served cold in salad with shrimps or anchovies a.nd cucumbers proves a real delight to the palate. Like most new things, it hns won eraire -was a very bad third. 3-4 Dash 1. McAbee's Golden Plume. 2. McLean's 3. McAbee's O'Dea was Golden O'Dea. Fortune Plume. in place at the It will now be resumed and rush to completion. TRADE FIGURES Decrease for April and May of This Year the defence, though lUtchie and Peard Alex Primrose was chairman were always on deck somewhere ab-'0f the meeting. out the right time: Ready, Flanni- organization was then affected ith the following officers jQr_ Q-. Leech, president; Ales, gan, Leslie and The Halwood broth- ers had their eyes on the nets andj were always dangerous. As a team primrose, vice president; C. E. Moe, they played well together, their pass- secretary treasurer; ing being accurate. 'Messrs. D. Burbank, Miller, P. The Lethbridge was some- Hammer, A. Duggin, Alex Campbell, what of an experiment and was not J. F. Glaysher, G. W. Quibell. by any means the strongest available j The meeting closed by singing "God The old reliables, Doc. .Stewart, Save the King." Skeith and Gow were missed. The juniors did not nick into the team play as well as could, be desired. On the the home team was faster j than their opponents but they lost on team play and accuracy in passing. Ripley played the game of the day, repeatedly breaking up dangerous at- tacks. Jim. Stewart and McCorvie were always in the game and times did spectacular work. Van St. John, N.B., June Home, in goal, made many clever lars are creating havoc in some sec- stops. centre bunch was the, tions of the province. A regular ar- weak point, many a good attack be-: my of them is reported from York ing lost by wild passes. They all County between Tracey and Cork sta- worked hard, however, and on occa- tion in the line between Fredericton did effective work. Henry and Junction and Macadam. On Thurs- Hobson were heroes, their -fast day evening the pests started-to ate work making the Hat, defence go cross the track and a heavy freight AWFUL PLAGUE OF CATERPILLARS IN NEW BRUNS- WICK the limit. Rose for good. a tyro made: train came along and rushed into them and was soon stalled. Three The play was very even throughout, [times in a distance of not greater In the first quarter both sides had! than a mile the train was stopped by chances before Gowlev beat VanHome' the pests. The train crew forc- with a hot one. In nine -minutes af- ed to use shovels to clear the tracks. 'ter a pretty piece of lacrosse W. 33. They report- that there were millions Stewart evened the tally and In caterpillars and that they had minutes of centre play Henry every green thing in sight and again. Score Ihad wrought particular havoc among Both teams were playing great la-1 the trees. More than an hour was crosse. In the second quarter A. Hal j spent in getting the train past ths wood and Ready scored successive spot and it was only by hard shovel- goals but Rose took a fast pass from the caterpillars off .the line and Robson and leveled it up. Excitement was running high and both teams were going strong. J. Halwood took Van Home's measure in a minute but in. three minutes Hen ry got even again. During the re- mainder of the quarter, the game was strenuously fought out from goal to goal. It took twelve minutes to break the tie when Flanigan culmin- ated a strong attack by scoring. Al- though the locals tried hard to tally another, their efforts were in vain and the game doses! with, the ainst them. Half time UP gravfil that the train men succeeded in overcoming the dif- RAIN IS NOT DOING HARM More rain is falling and some people are "wondering if it will do any Inquiries of grainmen and is doing no harm but rather good. fae wheat especially is benefitted. One J. D. Moir of Calgary as referee, man gaid that last two bandied the men well, and kept the meant five bushels more to the acre. play clean. The line up: Medicine Hat Jackson Hatcher Ritchie Feard Taylor Collier Gawley goal point I Up west where there has been more !rain than there has been here, the Lethbridge' grain will likely suffer if more rain VanHorne' falls. It is said "that in the foothills McCorvie' eighteen Inches of rain has fallen in cover uoint Jas. Stewart May and June. 1st def. 2nd def. 3rd def. centre Ripley Davies Taylor Scott WALTER LYNCH DEAD Winnipeg, June Lynch, chairman of the Manitoba Agricultur- A. Halwood 3rd home W. D. One of the best known J. Halwood 2nd home Leslie 1st home Flannigan outside home Ready inside home a. AiC SCO! First quarter, 1 W. D- Stewart 9 min., McGuire Manitoba pioneers died at his home Robson jn today after a long ill- Rose ness. Mr. Lynch came from Mid- Henry diesex county, Ontario, to Manitoba in 1871 and became famous as a Gawley.2 min., 2' breeder of fine cattle, Shorthorns be- 3, Henry 5 ing his specialty. min. Second quarter, 4, A. Halwood 7 min., 5, Ready 6 min., 6, Rose 7 min. Third quarter, 7, J. Halwood 1 min, 8, Henry 3 min. Fourth quarter, 9, Flannigan, 12 minutes. BAD STORM IN EAST _, tario tonight. Tht Ottawa, June trade figures first, months of the Buffalo, N. Y., June severe electrical storm accompanied by a high wind and heavy rain fall struck Western New York and central On- The telegraph and tele- i down and the fruit farms in Orleans and Niagara CUT OUT LIQUOR TRAFFIC Glace Bay, C. B., June Dominion Coal will try to suppress liquor traffic in mining towns of Cape Breton. I J l I VJn l- i i i dorful qualities to recommend it for, of Fortune Plume and finally passed general consumption, and a firm of j this horse ana got close up to Go.d- commission agents which is importing it. lias obtaini-d a. medical man's op addition to the largely attended hom.i of Mr. father-in-law Of A large number at- jor tne rent fiscal year show a total trade of i decrease of I places. as compared with April and May.01 L trcog the city hall and last year. Of this decrease McKinl monumcnt wcre blown was imports. The domestic exports j shattered bv strokes of fell off by For the last j month the imports totalled decrease of while the exports of Canadian product totalled PAN ANGLICAN CONFERENCE 30 per cent, for tho t, b i i superintendent of the C- P. R. tor- [ports being received by the customs daily sectional meetings for thc fourth the deceased. minals at Montn-ul, Has been appoint- deportment now indicate, a gradual j night in succession the vast Albert tended. and restaurants. cd superintendent of the Montn-u' Quebec division of the road in place of W. J. sr.peranuated. to take effect on July 1st. restoration of the normal conditions'auditorium was occupied last night The deceased leaves a wife, four and trade figures for ensuing months'by an audience of nearly per- sons anci a daughter to whom thc of the ve-'ir are expected to show a .sons. The Bishop of Missouri prcsid- symp sympathy of their many friends is ex- considerable improvement. ed. I tended. ;