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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TiTe Lethbridge DaUy Herald VOL. n. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, JUNE 29. 1909. NO. 168. PRINCE ALBERT, SASK. CRAZY OVER GOLD Body Has Been Recovered Discoveries Made At Lac La Rouge Attract Fortune Seekers-Stril e Evidently Rich Prince Albert., Sa.-k.. June is wild with excitement over thft samples of free milling gold city latest city the of the rt reai lak- the parties are now taken down the Montreal river tu ihe gold district in canoes. Messrs. Macleod The body of Mike I'alamrclruk, who with ono Covelak was drowned two weeks ugo last Sunday, hits been re- covered- U was :ouiid on an island near the Royal Collieries, about two huiwlrexl yards above the ,ad. From Mont-M'lace where the .body of Covelak was found. The funeral took place this afternoon from Atklison's parlors. and Hamelin are outfitting the par- ties and arranging for th.- quartz which have been brought in by H. H. Rowatt, Oi the Department of the Interior, who i? in. the straightening out a mix-up in mineral claims at. Lac Le Kongo. He. suTs the samples of gold bearing ouartz arp the finest. he has ever seen. Fields and the Cobalt fieHs. Kxci-J- The yellow metal is in the quartz m 7 chunks, the size of a gold piece. H- J L. demons, one Of the owners of the, rjch. A BOY WITH EXPLOSIVES Hornell. N. Y., June Yesterday are arranging lor me pro- dght yearg> {ound visinn of wagons and canons. a can of which had been The gold district is said to coyer. thrown away by boy, whose an area over forty miles. The mother not permit him to keep country is quite rocky anxl wooded. evenjng Kintt invited It is in the Laurentian range and lies a'number of to and directly between the Alaska Gold bitr When the gathered on the lawn, MAY SOON BE AT WORK Back To Work At Maple Leaf I {Special to the Herald.) j Frank. June It is reported on f men crading the street be- iwe-n iier..' and also Do- Avenue. Dr. G. H. Malcolmson has just re- turned from a week's trip to Edinon- i ion and Calgary. Mrs. Lanir, her daughter, sister of t'algary. Aka-. -Juno v_ are nonths' strike of coal miners in some i of the mines in' the Crow's Nest Pass j tion. The Miners'Vote In i Favor Of Macleod j Agreement B.C CONSTABLE KILLED ALSO SUPPOSED ROBBER Man Believed To Be Train Robber Act Part Of Desperadoes Ashcroft. June Con- atable Ike IVcker and an unidentified member of the trio who it is believed held up the trans-continental train No. 97, near Ducks, one week ago j tonight, an- dead as the result of a brush which the former hud with the robbers here today. Early this morning, a boat contain- ii? three men WHS seen coming down the Thompson river. It passed Pen- nies station and word was telephoned to Ashcroft of it? npnroaoh. today for a summer vaca- Mr. Rowatt, speaking of the copper. inj-uring four children. King and a jdistrjct has been settl-.-d. The strike It is 2 year old child, will die- of injuries. Another, aged 5 and one aged 1 are badly burned, but will recover. a r in the That means that the j employer has all the say about the! jniCTi to be employed and that the j union hus no right to say who shall I vcork or who not vroi'K. i It will be remembered that m-go- itiations were under way in March, orted that Mrs. St proprietor of the Imperial is offering hotel' fur sale. It is considered equipped hot-el in Frank. NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING Yachting Party a Thrilling Exper- ience New York. .June Inspector Mi-- and that the strike or lockout began j Bn-ekville, June While judgment in not attempting to es- cape by way of the states, but by working up into, the lonely Cariboo district -vhere it would be possible for them to hide until the danger had blown over. The man who is now fleeing for his life has little chance of getting away, as among the posse who are pursuing him are sev- eral trappers and noted sharp shoot- ers, who have expressed a determin- ation to fire at th first oppor- All the members of the posse Decker went to the river and waited are luavily armed and they do not arrival. Wh.-n th- boat -h v.- IP being able to take the sight only two men Aboard, jmd murderer without a fight. Nothing stepping from cover. Decker ordered j has b-en heard of the third man, who them t-i pull ashore. They did so. and as the boat touched ground one of the men sprung to the bunk. IVcker who was alone, covered him with a Winchester rifle and ordered him to throw up his hands. Instead of do- ing so, the man drew a revolver, at tht-- same time pulling the trigger. When he saw that the man was draw- was in the boat when it passed -Pen- nies station this morning. Ashcroft. B. C.. June day- light this morning, two armed posses and bloodhound? started on the trail of the train robber, who killed Con- stable Decker. They were able to pick up his tracks where he climbed the hill just outside of this place, insr a gun, Decker fired. Both shots'! As the man is afoot and without fowl, sounded simultaneously, and the rob-; his capture is hourly expected, ber fell dead. The second man who I of the robbers were heavily was still in the boat, then opened fire. armed and carried complete camping and killed Decker, almost instantly..! outfit in the boat including a sack of The murderer then left the boat and 1 potatoes and other -food stuffs. It escaped in an easterly direction, with'is evident they were unacquainted a hastily organized posse in close pur-1 with the treacherous current and rap- suit. The fact that the men took no i ids of the Thompson river as certain chances and shot to kill as soon as death1 awaited them about two miles ,.vere hailed, gives rise to the'below where the river takes a sharp belie? that they were old hands at j turn and the water seeths and' foams the train robbing business. in a deep gorge where no craft could They als0 showed a great deal of navigate. SUCCESSOR TO ENGINEER LUMSDEN Ottawa. Out., June is un- derstood another inquiry into the classification along the national trans- continental railway will be ordered on the ground that the one recently concluded was incomplete. It is ex- pected that there won't be any delay in appointing a successor to Chief En- gineer Lurnsden of the N. T. R. His salary was and it is probable that the government will have to pay a large anunm in order to get a capable successor. KINRADE GIRL WEDS Hamilton. Ont.. -Tune ing to announcement receded by lo- cal newspaper offices from T. L. "Kin- rade this morning, Florence Belle Kinrade was 'married in New York yesterday to Clare Montrose Wright. B.A., of Victoria University. Toron- to. It is understood the bride and groom will spend their honeymoon in England and the principal European BUFFALO STAY IN UNITED STATES Canada Gives Them To the American Government jC'afferty. chief of the Xcw York De- j m April. Early this month th kective Bureau, gave out tonight the strikers asked for a board oi con- hirst authentic statement on the mur- filiation. It was then that the op- McLean's new launch in charge of Fred Gilbert, the builder, Bert Fraser and party consisting of j der 01 Elsie Sigel that has been j erfttors made some claims which Mr_ alld Mr3- McLeary, Master G Ima-de -since the discovery of the girl's would'materially reduce the wages of T Fuiford, Miss Fanny Sheriff, ibody on -June -18th., wedged in an i the miners in Coleman and Bellevue. Brockville, and Miss Vaux. Toronto, joval shaped trunk in the bedroom- of j.This was in respect to mining inpii-jwere leaving here this afternoon, for JEeon an Americanized China- iars. However, in the final agree- j a short cruisc. they had a very nar- 'man. above an Eighth avenue chop ment this was not insisted on. escapo drowning. When restaurant. After -describing Js the concession that was made to j onjy a distance up the river ll.eon Ling's movements up to J une j the men by the operators. at a point culled "Swift the hOth. when trace has been lost of i One clause in the contract to which jrom became flooded and Ithem. "The only possible ship on i T he miners attach SOUK- importance, j a moment's notice the boat i which .Lin--- could have left the which does not. seem of much import- was in Nothin was left for JUMPED OFF BRIDGE AT FERN1E is due to arrive in Yokohama on ance to. the outsider, provides that occupanT? to do. but jump over- AFTER BUFFALO PROPERTY .July SKh. She will be watched. The j the operators will not deal with i.ny boarcj_ They were all excellent swim- j man can not get out of the country, j other organization but the United j lfie is alive we shall catch him. Min Workers of America. mers. Culls for help were, heard ond two row boats came to their assist- Delay -Joes not alter that, although The matter was submitted to the nce and were to shore in i it chafes us. The whole country men in a referendum and although j boat js a total loss and one vast, rat trap, with every exit j the returns have not been receive J covered by insurance. guarded." j from all the camps, it is known that; All the Chinese laundries in the j the agreement "has been endorsed, j city, which are operated by four Coleman has endorsed the. union by j Deliberate Suicide a Miner Late At Night Paris, June and Henry LeCoulteux de Caumont and the nephew, Baron de Bizi, descendants of Louis LaCoulteux, a pioneer -resi- dent of BuSalo, N. Y.a today signed power of attorney authorizing Donald Harper, of Paris and Edmund C. Ran- dall, of to institute suit in the Supreme Court of New York" for the recovery of certain property in heart of Buffalo valued at This property was bequeathed between 1827 and 1838 by the grand- father of the claimants to the author- ities of the Catholic Church for Ec- clesiastical and Charitable Spokane, Wash., -June A scc' I companics in thc name of indi. a unanimous vote. The rest of the o'nd attempt by Canadian officers in i managers, received notice to- of the Pablo bison herd at day from the owners warning em- "Rcvilli, Montana, to Plenty Of Rain In Country From all the information that can be" gathered from people in the city from outside points the crops are in fine condition and rain has been fall- ing freely. H. Ostlund, of Stirling, was in the city last night and he reported that showers had been frequent in that j district and crops as a result looked j fine. J. M. Glendenning, M.P.P.. Nanton. is in the city today and he reports plenty of showers in that district. The crops promise to be unusually good. J. D. Fuller, manager of the Cam- eron ranch, in a talk with the" Her- ald this nvrning declared that rains had been frequent in the country north of the 'city. He says he has brdine crass in condition to cut. after several weeks' work, I corralling only 170 or half the num her of bisons purchased by the Can- adian government last year. The task of rounding up the animals is a hard one. The bison repeatedly broke through fences, many finally escaping to the hills. The round up has been abandoned and the remainder of the herd of load the an-ployees that they inust have notrring beyond on pain of i to do with white women, iriials for shipment to the-Dominion. business over, the counter, o in i dismissal. some 500 animals will the United States g to Pittsburg. Pa., June Tittsbsirg- is happy today in the gift from Canada to be preserved in j realization that it does not have to the interests of the American nation. MERIT WILL COUNT Ottawa. Ont... June new camps, it is understood, are favoring board of management oi the Inter- the resolution and that the vvi" i colonial railway has decided that in go to work at once. Tt is understood that the future merit and not mere seniority must be considered in making pro- motions on government railway sys- being votod on is practically the j tem_ Macleod agreement which was u.raofl j by Ex-President Sherman. j While the figures are not known it j is generally understood from reports from different camps that the voting j in favor of the agreement was prac- j tically unanimous. j One 01' the local union officials j would not say what thc vote here j Qnt., June An Ontario Village waa against thcir orders kiUed ,n a fight near to let the figures be made public. It wmiam and jaJnes Smith, in a down or around town. Canada now Has a herd of 650 bison, i gtreet traffic was resumed at is known, however, that the vou'was 6 strongly in favor of acceding the j gmit.h FAVORABLE TO ADMIRALTY following the placing of the Brothers colt in pound by agreement. Kelly. Kelly started the attack by an early -hour and regular schedules j in, rase of the agreement j a which .Tames Smith fin- caught up before seven o'clock. The. it is likely that the men obtained possession of, and (Special to the Herald.) Ferine, June man named "W. T. Jones, a miner jumped oft the Elk river bridge about twelve o'clock last night -and was drowned. Jones, with two companies, John Wild and Dan Redhead, were, return- ing home to West Fernie and had stopped on the bridge and engaged in conversation when suddenly John took off his coat and vest and leaPed into the water below. Wild jumped after him and en- deavored to save him but the current was so swift that he could do nothing. The drowned man leaves a. wife and three small children. He was about thirty-five years Oi age and had been a miner in the Coal Creek and Michel mines fur some years. A large number of men are watching the river today in hopes of recover- ing the body. FARMERS IN A PANIC St. Joseph, Mo., June Mis- souri river has risen three inches with- in the last 24 hours and is. two feet above the uauger line. Crops are ing damaged and farmers in the bot- tom are in a state of panic. To Take Stream Measurements car strike was declared oft" before start to work on Monday. Thc serious side j I oiri hv lord midnight last night. Thc Inquiry mto Charges uaia oy i_ora, o oi thc two -days suspension lies Beresford London. June cabinet cvm- j p.my niittee appointed to investigate Lord j Thc signed by loss of fares to the street car com- Beresford's charges against the JU1'j thc pjttsburg .Railway Company and j niinilty and it? pe-liey of advniriistf.a-j the Association. of j tion hopes tu finish its work this j Strect .ind Electric Eailwa'y cs last night, it is predicted, will fore- j strikes in Fittsburg, (n-.-t be made public, but it i? fOr to come. The union men I ally understood that the judgment they trained their jthe connnittee will Of entirely whilo lho comp.iny jin-just as strong j in assert inu' that they stood firm, j ORATOR FOR DOMINION DAY struck Kelly, who then went where he died this morning. home The this week. ____ Tt is probable that the report but it i? ;_re) ivorable to the adniiralty. WINNERS OF RACES j AT NZWMARKET TRACK j June July Siak-'-> of "v.'i sovereiirn.- f'.r j year old1., distance five furlongs ;md j 14" y.-irds. ntn here today and j w'.n by Prineo 'Rupert. "Maid of Cor-j inth was and Perl a. third, i the twelve starters wns August- Hasty Puddine. Tlie H-'sre Park handicap of.flve hun- dr-'d sowreiirns 3 year '-'Ids and upwards. 'Hstanc-'-, one mile and a hah" was won -by Prince Oranfre. Moreland Lad was second and Rar- d-lnj! third. Among the ten starters Autrust Fr.cipl.-u- 2nd'. Tile Two sellincr plate ni iJOO di-tanci- was by Marika. Width was second and Obscurity third, th-j horse wns bred America. Among th" "irrht-'en .carters were H. P. Whitnev'? Tywri-j ueliy and iiallylio-, liliy. The j MR. LAWFORD GRANT Rutiishnw o: 200 -vereicns for; Who Succeeds R. B. Owens as 0 year olds was won by Gadlas. H. P. j on_ Secretary anc! Treasurer for Can- Mayor McGec. staterl that h however; smilingly j The Canadi-in Club ha.- cured Dr. McRae. princi of Western Canada Coile Caliravy. to deliver th-'1 ic nration in connecti n wi th'- fini: raising ceremon'-- Dominion Day. Dr. MrPa- an orator of the first onl-T. the troub- le between the and thc men havl been for once and all done away On even side commendation j is heard for the efforts of .Mayor Me- j Gee. and the results of his efforts by j which an ami cubic settlement was so j promptly arranged. j i fiirht took place on Sunday. An m- ruest is bcins; held. SEA SOON TO DISAPPEAR Angeles. Cal.. June cor.lin-z to a report issued by thcjvoywork United States Geological Survey, the. THE QUEBEC BRIDGE Additional Authorities Called Upon, JGn-ni Salton Sea will completely dis- appear through evaporation by 1925 A special party is being placed ii; the field for the purpose of taking stream measurements on the St; Mary'-- >nd Milk rivers their tributaries in Canada with a view to determining more accurately thi quantity of water for irrigation and other purposes in each stream. i work will be done under the 'direc- tion of P. M. Sawder, of Calgary, 1 who is in charge of hydrograpluc sur- the engineer in cbftrge of this part will be J. H. Peters, of few London, previous Ont., who had some experience in this kind of The sea, which was formed a iev, wQrk .Q connection witll the years ago by an overflow from the I n Ray ship river, into a depression in The outfrtting of the parti- is to Confer with Engineers j Valley, is about ing done here now and they will Ottawa Ont.. Jur.. dilTer- j in 15 imlos gtart wQrk from Lethbridge about ..nee opinion having ari.---n between is 275 feet below sea lgt_ the board of engineers, wliich is wat-T in places is near-j rwrinc plans for th? Qu-.-boe Bridge, j ]v ]00 CHARLEY CUSHMAN DEAD Milwaukee. Wis., June Oushman, aged 52 well known baseball circles as manager ..f various clubs, died today following ;MI illness which ip said t" have n-, suited from an accident. Mr. man had managed basebaii teams in Rochester and Whitney's Field Dnis-y was These were the two run. ENGINE IN BAD SHAPE The. riiy's steam fife engine is oi the rocks'. In the. lesis made yesi.T djiv ihe engine leaked hiidl.. ...r.'lth. morninir it wns taken lo thtructure. A qu-'sti'i! has also arisen as to the -inhiliry Fagistrate Mc- Micken at Winnipeg Monday after- noon, lie decided there was nothing in the evidence to connect Homfeck with the case. It. is stated that thc new scheme of emigration will cost the Salvation Army ami C. P. R. It bofOl'O thC Cttd Of. year fifty families will be settled 1m Alberta. Tt is not proposed, to limit of the Institution of Electrical gone and in other the en- Speaker of thc Legislative Council. paign. They raised over m i ,hc men with jof farming. Engineering of London, England. js in bad shape. jo ;