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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 1909. NO. 169. REORGANIZE THE CADET CORPS Fine Sample Winter Wheat Clnb Will Take Matter Up With School Board The need yf a military organization in the city was expressed at a meet- ing of the Canadian Club last night. During M discussion in regard to the arrangements for the flag raising pro- on Dominion Day. the mutter. U. Clemis, of the Ellison Milling) Co. brought to The Herald ollico this morning a sample of wheat from Dun farm, one mile north of .M'airrat-h. The wheat stands forty- five inches high ami is well headed out. Mr. Clemis says that the -Jen- son Ranching Co., of Magrath, have liiOO acres similar to what 3Ir. Fow- j ler has. Fred Hopkins, who lives just north of the city, has eighty acres of tim- othy that he is justly proud of. A sample shown The Herald is out in full hea-d an-d stands three iVet CAST WEAPONS INTO LAKE Chicago, June Nearly GOO dead- j ly weapons v confiscated in hich the the last police have sis ni'.nths the presence of the artillery be cast into th" toda-v- The of th-? firing of a salute, was brought up and from all that could be agthered TORNADO MS N. AGAIN Invests Here Unconfirmed Reports Of Loss Of Life In One County -Mayor McNiimara of Wetaskiwin, has b-ven in the city a few days. He came here with the idea .'i buying some school lands but when he saw what tlie city looked like, he decided to invest in city property instead and through R. V. Gibbonns invested about eight thousand dollars in that way. Mr. McNamara has recently been in Vancouver, Calgary and Kd- monton and after seeing them all iikes the property in Lethbridge best. There is more building here than anywhere else in proportion to the size of the cities. He says he will interest AUTO STRUCK TELEPHONE POLE Printed Paper In a Balloon Grand Forks, Scores of people Prominent Montreal- er Was Killed As a Result Montreal, June mau was x. D., .June 30.- friends of his in Lethbridge property another injured Hamilton, Ohio, -June The first j newspaper ever published in a ball- oon was received in Butler county this afternoon, when a, balloon from Dayton, Ohio, passed over the west- ern part of this county. The bag was equipped with 'a corps of newspaper men and a printing press by a Dayton paper, and as it soared over, the towns miniature cop ies printed in the basket were thrown to the ground. When the balloon reached Woods Station copies were sent down tell- ing of an exciting experience four were injured and when it appeared that it was not likely this j to twenty-five farm buildings within radius of sixteen miles were destroyed as a. result of a series of tornadoes which swept over an area near Miles, Benson county, last night Unconfirmed reports from Lewis state LOTS OF SPORT FOR TOMORROW j kee that one women was killed 'oral were injured, and the town was! destroyed. city tug will take the police custod- ian beyond the three mile limit, and drop overboard the revolvers, oriranization coulU be secured to par-iairKS' slin-? shots' knivps and eight persons were killed and a ticipate owing- to difficulties the of-ideadly in 30 "f wati r. I was received from Uinnewau- ficer 'commanding could not sur- j mount. I At this H. J. Goode remarked that it was regrettable that on the day, when.the importance of patriot- ism was to be instilled by an organ- ization with the object of fostering a true Canadian spirit, it was impossi- ble to secure the presence of a local corps. Its presence would assist more than anything else towards inculcat- ing a patriotic spirit. Rev. J. S. Chivers commented on the lack of interest displayed in the cadets. An equipment for this corps had been sent from the militia de- i partment at Ottawa and was now at the barracks. He suggested that the club encourage this idea. As a result 'of the discussion the fol- TO NORTH WARD SCHOOI m- jternally with tw0 others bruised and badly shaken up as the result of an automobile accident near Dixie at [9 o'clock tonight. The dead man is I Win. C. Mclntyre, a prominent and I wealthy Montrealer, and the injured, Percy Cowans, a stock broker and W. C. Welton, manager of the Hotel. The. chauffeur escaped miles from Woods Station, when far- mers fired at the balloon. CAPTURED FIFTY PIRATES pirates were captured yesterday by OUTLAW STILL A FREE MAN Is Expected That He Will Soon Be Cap- tured Ashcroft, B.iC., June fresh- developments have come to light in the search for the outlaw who killed Constable Decker last night. The river between here and Savonas is ,T being closely patrolled on both sides Hongkong, June 30.-Fifty is expected that he be tured within the next 24 hours. Calgary, June evidence of the police in an untenanted housi Macao, after' u iharp figh two pirates were wounded. po- the C. P. R, 3f Local Cele- bration Offers Plenty Of Entertainment by Dominion Buy will be well celebrat- ed in Lethbridge. From the starting of the. Grand Parade at the Caledon- ian hall at ten o'clock until pre- sentation of the prizes by }Irs. Hen- i dorson at seven o'clock in the even- lowing resolution was introduced Messrs. Chivers and Goode; Whereas there was at one time a. cadet corps in the city of Lethbridge ine' the tlay wil1 be fu'L And whereas, it has been for some reason or other been discontinued; And whereas there is in the city a At ten o'clock there will be a grand parade from tlie Caledonian Club on street, south along Glyn street west to Round, along lull complement of arm, for a cadet to Ford to the Corp5' j The Canadian Club, Old Timers, Therefore, the Canadian Club of Caledonian Society, Sons' of England C. P. R. FREIGHT WRECKED North Bay, June afternoon 56 miles west of North Bay a fust' Canadian Pacific freight, eastbcund, Mt the rails and is piled up at the bottom of a ten foot embankment. For 500 yards, the track is torn up. and 25 cars, loaded with- nickel, malt, butter, meat and miscellaneous freight are piled up, five cars being com- pletely destroyed. The train hands escaped without injuries. Two east bound trains are stalled. A Taber Mine Comes To Terms An agreement has been signed up between the Great Western Coal Co., of Tabcr, formerly the Duggan-Hunt- rod mine, and the mon About twen- ty-five men are afl'ecteu. At its regular meeting last night the School tioard adopted the plans for the addition to Westminster .school submitted by Architect Will- iams. with .some few amendments. Tenders will be- called for at once. The adiiiiion will be four rooms with provision ma-de for teachers' room and principal's ollicc-. There will be an up-to-date heating- and ventilat- ing- system. The attendance at the schools as shown by the principal's report, in- dicates a big increase over the same month last year. The enrollment for June was 674 ami the average at- tendance 606, an average of ninety per cent., a very high average at- tendance. In June, 1908, the figures respectively were 527, 478 and 84. Montreal, and suddenly swerved into a telephone pole and overturned. The pole snapped and crushed the life out of Mclmyre. who was in the rear st-at with Cowans. The injured men wor-.1 brought into the city by train. Cowans and Welton are at the gen- eral hospital, severely, but not ser- iously injured. To Be Asked At Qoce-lncrease In Attendance KINDERGARTEN IN NORTH WARD K1LLED HIS LITTLE DAUGHTER Oklahoma City, Okla., June While driving his harvester through his fields near Ural, Okla., John Nichols, a well to do farmer, ran over his little daughter, killing her School Board Takes Import- ant Action Classes Will Be Free Found Dead At Royal City John Shastal. a minor at the Roy- Mounted Police, Veterans of Africa, of 1885, and Pipers' band will j which they have asked for. participate in the parade, with the J Citizens' Bari-d at the head. Major j of! Lethbridge realizing the beneficial in- fluence of such an organization de- sires put itself on record as in favor of its speedy reorganization and re- quests the co-operation of all .patriot- iUum'ett will be the marshal and he ic citizens. j desires that all organizations be at Rev. A. M. Gordon suggested that i the Caledonian hall at 0.30 o'clock. At 10.30 o'clock a Canadian fiag will be hoisted on the new Publicity al Collieries, Royal City, who has been ill for some tiuie, was found Ten street preachers, who refused dead in his shack yesterday. He was Tho Canada West Coal Co. prefer-! to abstain from holding public meet-', a Slav and lived in the shack with red to have their differences with the ings on Winnipeg- streets, although ,his brother, who was away working men go to the Board of Conciliation, ordered to :io so by the police, were at the lime of his death. The family fined in police court. of the deceased lives in Europe. building and Dr. SlacRae, of Western Canada Colle Calgary, "will de- the matter be taken up with the School Board and after a discussion in which R. Ximmons. A. H. McKeown, W. A. Buchanan, H.A.J. McDougall and Rev. Father Rosenthal took part, it was decided to adopt the resolution with the addition of a provision ap- pointing Revs. J. S. Chivers, Father Rosenthal remarked that in Edmon- tion to wait on the school boards. It was pointed out that in a great many schools cadet corps were in existence. In many cases these corps were un- der- the direction of the physical in- structor of the school staff! Father i8- J- Paterson 9, T. Clemis 10, 3. Rosenthan remarked that in Edmon- ton the schools had a paid physical finstructor, who looked after "these corps. The clothinc and Winder a U "harp fight hl vigilance and activity of the pirates were W0unded- A Of the West to of women were included in the robbers is illustrated in the arrest of two men here last night, 'suspected of possible connection with that affair. William Lafferty and Charles Sea- lander were the men. They had been in the city since last Friday. Their conduct had aroused., suspicion by the use of false names in registering at hotel and message from -.Kamlobpa' warning police to look out for two suspects culminated in their arrest. All the hotels had been watched and as one of these men answered the description given both were taken into custody. Both men deny any connection with the robbery and claim that an- ex-police officer of Calgary, named Fraser, was the cause of their arrest and that he had attempted to get out of them and on refusal had caused them the trouble. When searched at the police station nothing incriminating was found on either prisoner. Lafferty had a number.'.of forms used by railroad men, as he had been an employee, of'the C. P. R. together with' a. total of 30 cents in cash. His companion had in cash" and a number of small pocket articles. In the room which they had occupied very little more than a hobo outfit was .disclosed. The men. stated they had the lumber woods during the winter, and all ex- amination-.elicited .very little that would confirm the suspicions of the' but they will be held pending a thorough liver a patriotic oration. After this ceremony is concluded the artillery, 'under command of Jlajor Stewart, will fire a salute. Then at eleven o'clock sharp the games will com- mence. the first event being a ten- mile Marathon, race, the entries oe- mg 1, H. Pitton :2, J. Mead 3, ,J. Fleming 4, J. McKenzie 5, F. Beard G, Spence 7 FROM BIG CP.R. BRIDGE White equipment was provided by the government. Wallis 11, E. Whyte 13, W. Appleby. The other events are Baseball match, a veterans' race, three-legged race, football tournament, one .iun.- The club appointed Rev. Father vards' dash, sack race, ladies' tanc chaplain to fill the vacancy caus- i tug-of-war, boys' race, high ed by the removal of Rev. Father Van JumP' race for mea one Tighem. mile race, catching greasy pig, egg R. B. Bennett wrote to the club re- race- yard dash' married wo' petting that he could not accept its men's race and consolation race. invitation for Dominion Day. He in-1 The appointed are Clerss timated that he would be' available !of tbe course' JoflnstOn. F- at some other time. j Robins, H. L. Brunton. Rev. Fathers' Lestanc and Rosen-i SuPt- J- r. A, thai.. C. Toull, D. H. Elton, Aid. CunDinsham' W" F. Col.i W. J. Nelson, J. B. Wilkie. B.' i S' J' ShePherd- p- L- Naisimtii. were elected members of the club. Startcrs w- Appleby, W. Stc'-i-n. Young Carpenter Met With Instant Death Been Warned To Keep Off the Structure John Leslie Borden, a young man, badly fractured. There were no other twenty-one years of age met a hor- j marks on hiffi. The first intimation rible death yesterday afternoon about the, accident was received by Tim half past four. Although warned by j Kelly and Duncan Langdon, why were Supt. Prettie not .to go onto the big (working near the place where Borden walked across, fell. They heard a swish through the CALDWELL IS SAFE Mrs. Henderson will mile Marathon race. He got to the places where the bank air and a sickening thud as he struck on the west side of the river starts to and turning saw the deceased on the rise. At this point the tits have not been bolted to the steel. In some way either between the ties or between the ties and the girder, young man fell through to the ground, 290 feet below. His right shoulder blade and his jaw were broken and his skull ground, dead. Coroner Higinbotham was notified but did not consider an inquest ne- cessary. The remains are being held at Fetterly's undertaking parlor? pending the arrival of a brother from The unfortunate young man was a carpenter and had been working for W. R. Virtue, contractor. He had in- tended' going to Calgary today to spend the holidays with relatives and friends there. People going out on the bridge before it is all completed are run- ning big risks. Last Sunday evening The School Board took an import- ant step last night at their regular monthly meeting- when it was decid- ed to open another kindergarten at Westminster school and to make tooth kindergartens free. All children en- tering school before six years of age will attend one of the kindergartens for at least one term, so as to give every child the advantage of the kin- dergarten education- The -board will engage two directors and as many assistants. as may Miss Edna Ault, who is at present teach- 'ing- in one oi the Toronto kinder- garten schools, was engaged to take charge of the Central school kinder- garten. The only other appointment made to the staff was that Miss Boles, of the Westminster school, was trans- ferred to Central to take charge of. the class formerly Macdonald. taught by .Miss CUT TIMBER AND NEVER PAID DUES Kenora, June Price, mining commissioner for Ontario government vested with the powers of a high court judge to compel attendance of witnesses arrived here today and will tomorrow commence an investiga- tion into the allegation that the Kee- watin Lumbering and Mfg. Co. in 1902, cut feet of timber from an island in the Lake of the without proper authority and paid no dues thereon to the government. This after nine o'clock two women walked not tbe lumber company now doing across the bridge better light than If such foolhardy actions .are not stop- ped. there will be more fatalities. and back with 110 that of the moon. BAD GANG HEADS FOR ALASKA Murdereri and Criminals of.'Wortt. Sort from Siberia Seattle, Wash., June cable dispatch from Nome, Alaska, deseiib- es a bloody outbreak of Russian po- litical prisoners in the trict, Siberia, and the flight o'f the mu- tineers .across the wilderness toward Behring strait in ,ari effort to Alaska. The despatch says: Advices from Vladmir station of the Northern Siberian Company acrow Behring strait, state that a ban of prisoners in the Yakutsk district re- volted, killed guards and started OH. a retreat of miles for East Cape. where they planned to take xsmaH boats and make the main land of Alaska, 36 miles away. Cossacks, were ordered to take the prisoners. ;.They met with ambusfc and four of them were killed, twelve business under a similar name at others wounded and Keewatin. The object of the investi- to retreat. gation it is presumed is to ascertain Approaching an'-Esquimaux village Tirnrt TC "TA n This Way, This Is the Noisy Cry On Seattle's "Pay Streak to Ottawa Man Who Was Believed Have Been Lost in Far North Ottaw.-f, -June rumor comes fr--m tlie far north that George Cald- thi; r-xpiorc-r, who left thrift y.'srs ago make a lone-handed trip iron; Hmis-ai Bay westward to Slave lake and down to Edmonton and who had given up for lost, has been ivportt'J by a native runner. Calu- well's brother who lives in Ottawa received a hitttr from a member of thy (Mounted Police force at Church- 3RYAN TO VISIT CALGARY Calgary, Alta., June ;ments have been completed by tin- i Y. M. C. A. of Wt--stern Canada f-r William Jennings Bryan, of Lincoln, Nebraska, to deliver a curies of ad- dresses be-fore the associations of the different town? between Vancouvi-r and Winnipeg, during tho corning During his visit, to Calvary Mr. Bry- an will be the (.f honor at a banquet to be tondi-rod liim by the directors of tho Association. Many of the citizens of Calgnry great ad- mirers of Mr, Bryan will be pleased at the opportunity of stating that natives had brought in word of a whito man seen last: such a bnlhant and celebrated oraror. fall, heikjing for Baker lake, with a broken canoe. He was accompanied by two natives. These were the na- tives who If ft Chesterfield Inlet with Gild well three year? ago and the story is therefore believed. If the r-'-p -rt is correct, Caldwell is prob- ably at rullertoii, with -he Mounted Police nc'W. Suggest Subway To the C.P.R. i The mutter of the djui-rerous rross- i ing on tho west side of the Belly river where the railroad track leaves i thc bridge has been brought before the Alberia government by .W. A. He has received in reply a letter from John Stocks, de- puty minister plihlic works, s.iy- ing that the government is taking CUT for breaking info and lhe mattcr up with lhc c> P- l{ FOUR YEARS IN PEN Calgary, Alta., June 30.-Fcur M.P.P in th-.' penitentiary with; hravl labor, was the motod out to James McKinnov and i the clothing .tore of Jack suggesting tho placing of a su'.uvay Barber, a httle a week ago. at this pointj who is to blame for not having made a report of the cut as it has been ad- mitted by E. A. Mather, who was manager of the company at the time of the cutting, that the timber was taken and no duties peid. The in- vestigation 'is creating groat inter- est. MR. PUGSLEY AT PORT ARTHUR Wil- Port Arthur. June i Pi.igsl'J5r, Mr.-.ister of Public Works, is here. He arrived from tho i east this morning, accompanied by j Mrs. Pugsley and Miss McDonald, of This morninc tht-v wen- en- the convicts pressed the natives into service, confiscated food, clothing "and tools. When resisted a number of natives' were shot. It is said the convicts are murdereri and criminals of the worst sort. K. P. GRAND OFFICERS Edmonton, June lodge of Knights of Pythias this morning elected the following officers: Grand the "Midway'1 Chicago and Buffalo ex "Piko" at the St. the avenue of j-ni THE MIDWAY PLAISANC Like was narnc tlx nsilions. t'ii> fair, such is thcr .it, pnv; the Yukoii-Alaska-Pafiuc So.utlo, which they en 11 Streak." Pay Streak sny fair n.t. Jif "IVy Pay vv. .s has e spirit o- c E OF THE ALASKAN EXPOSITION ovcry midway, thrro and til.- noi.v.- tho "ballyhoo" vs to money arti.-t find the "spii-lor" is lic-ard till any other ihe last pue clicks .-hut at night, unclft. Thf name, (-f cour.-e, c.me? fr< ni tho mining term signifying the area chancellor, C. W. Mclnnis, Edmon- iton; grand vice chancellor. Miles'Mac- Innis, Vegreville: grand prelate, T.. grand K.R.S., H. Stapleford, Sedgwick; grand M; jA.W., A. Irwin, Edmonton: grand in- ner guard, W. G. Walford, Edmonton; grand outer guard, P. K. Walters, Ok- grand trustee, A. A. Woodward, i rv mammoth dry docks and shipbuild-j inir vard at Current Kiver. TomVnti ho i; a of the Canadian Club! 3ANK P'NANCINQ Toronto, June Kennedy, of Winnipeg, vice president of thc Grain Growers' Company, which has members in Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan, is here. He will present a report to the Home which is financing the organization. He has a largely signed petition ask- ing the government to take- control of the Westerr; Elevators. the bav