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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 1101. NUMBER GILLESPIE IS MADE CHIEF OF POLICE Appointed to Succeed Chief Parry Council Believes in Promotion-New Chief Will Select Members of Force (Front Tuesday's NEARLY DROWNED IN WILLOW CREEK: C. N. R. AGENT'S DEED (Special'to the- Herald.) ilacleod, Alta., May B. G. and Win. 'Harve" manager of the Excelsior i auee Co. and director of the Stand- j ard Trusts Co. had a narrow escape' from drowning yesterday. They were out driving in the country and in Fort Qnt., May 19. daring commit- ted at Tikokirr Station, on the Canadian ISToJfchern Railway Friday night. man named' Forrester, formerly C. N. B. agent" there, Hut -who Jiad re- signed, about urne o'clock in the morning in and with a revolyerynade the nipht operator hold" it "light for him while he rifled ;the safe seeur- will be chief of i man is chief of police; the city police on and after June 1st, he should be the said 'Aid, as successor to Chief Parry who "He should-have the say in ly resigned. The council in the midst} the choice of the policemen- We of its session last night adjourned for should not turn down men recommen j I tO SHOrc flUtl a few minutes and met again as the ded by him. If ha is not capable of license and police committee. The knowing a good man to hire when he attempting' to cross Willow Creek the ing in all, 'He and gave the alarm and detec- tives are now on his trsil. horse got in a hole, was swept away j then disappeared. The opera- and drowned. The occupants tor'walked to the next.station buggy jumped out and aftel- being soaked to their necks managed to were "driven home L is ___ bugg-v chairman, Aid. Button, was not pre- sees Mm, he has no business being The h6rse" was vilued afc S175 The sent, and the Mayor occupied the chief of the force. He should choose chair. the men." At first there were only two appli-i "Subject to our suggest cations for the position, those of Con ed the Mayor. stable Thos. B. Kose, the senior mem "Our approval should be merely a ber of the force, and of Leslie Silli- matter of was the alderman's FARMERS WON THECASEAT MACLEOD BE j Yesterday a delegation of the citi- j zens of Staffordville, or No. 3 as it! .u Jury Gave Verdict in of Issacon Bros, in Action Over Steam Plow yor Henderson and expressed a desire (to have their community annexed to the city. Not knowing exactly how to go about it, investigation as to pro- BANK LOSES AN fflTOpl CASE creek is still rising impassable. lhc rordg force. former constable in the city Aid. Watson wanted to know NURSE SUICIDES Stratford Ont., May j advantage of the absence of her mo- j ther, Miss Bertha Mclntyre, trained j nurse. 33 years old, took carbolic reply. The Mayor's statement that a chief applications hud been called for of police should be a man of tact acid and died shortly after being dis- .d was advised that they had not was 'followed by Aid. Watson's that covered. No particular reason is as- ?been. The council was in the midst he should have a. good idea of the signed for the act. fbf a discussion on this matter -when j law, to which Aid. Ives' remarked Gillespie walked in with that that is one advantage of getting j dis application, which -Aid.. Hutton man from the R.N.W.M.P. force, lad had for several days. With the They are required to study their ma- ipplication was another epistle, the and are given careful instruction contents of which appeared later. fa The three applications were the committee satisfied that the 2onsiable Gillespie had splendid rec- appointment has been sufficiently ad- j jmmendations from Col. S. B. Steele was Aid. Cunningham's ijl-ho had known him in the R.X.W.M. I rt tt V... _ vt V CI service an po ice (Tjnion _. !account'ol Plaintiff with-a tfote i.- i v f of the force for twenty years, Supt. Jos. Wilson, and Supt. R. B. Deane. want a man from the outside, COLEMAN FORGING AHEAD Spending Money Streets, Walks arid Fire Dept. Mr. Low who will be missett by; a large family" resi- dent here and.ia- Utah. of his it hasn't, but we have good men in They all testified to his sobriety, city." Aid. Macbeth expressed and reliability. EQs dis- support for Constable Gillespie from the old by and Aid. Ives thought that his formr Col. Herchermer and from the R.N.1 connection with the R.X.W.M.P. I i i P., by Commissioner Perry were would redound to the advantage of, t Iso presented. Silliker's application j J was backed by -a recommendation Ajci- Cunningham after recalling his jrpfrom Magistrate Humphries. Con- opposition, to Constable Coleman, Hose depended upon his appli- appointment to the he ias -n wiwuan. A gang 01 yet alone. j explained was purely was men are repairing grading and -js now be the-time 6frT.the After expressing his opinion that contrary to Chief Parry's recommen- smoothing the streets, it, being, the _ iSE.' (Special Cardston. yesterday miv LOW, wno gina, for the plaintiffs, requested____ Lves south west, of, ahout one the judge Late the case from the jury a half miles, went to the barn as there was not sufficient evidence, i A to harness his horee-preparatory to Judge overruled this to church.' tiollj however: Jn addressing the- He returned m three minutes jury, both McKcnzie and Macleod re- I with the bridle land, complain- to many legal authorities on I ing of a pain mjfy head. SinlSng similar cases. to the floor he-- in- v y j Judee his charge to the jury side five minutes tod never spoke 2 1 pointed out the fact that again. Dr. StackpoolevTras -called nounced it a .caiie of apoplexv. about p.m. Tltl r Westminster the ragI1MS dld not come 10 the guarantee. The case was prac two cases in. one, and the jury1 to rentier each verdict the i CHURCH OPENED Metho- dist Church, North Ward plaintiff, TV. 3L Mesrs._ Low and Win. Low are weU known ifeoughout this, part of Southern or the gme what was Daily.) Lethbrid'ge' M'efbpdism. took a long MINISTER'S TERRIBLE-DEEDT Fairmount- Va., c porarfly insane, .according to' ids', own statement, the Hev. S.' A. years of age., a prominent Episcopal killed- early today by cutting her throat. moment after the he says regained his senses and'realized he had' done. 'He surrendered, himself and was locked up. ;v LOC.VJL F1E3IS GltTT CONTRACTS- got all three ______ ________ for'the new Central School. Sxnitis l Alay work j Tlie arrangements are riot The Jury the verdict stat- advance step yestefday morning Wilson's in Coleman. A'gang yet that the'company shall take the opening of the church iniins'for aud enjrine back and that Isaacson Bro- tfae Xorth Ward, Tmown as Westmin-4includes extra for -pressed, ot be .forced to pay the the Building instead' :hi Oi; the handed over to the church hv of accordance the resolu- 0 that position .worth more than the i attached and .makes the take -more interest in the work and' "Tliat tne Council believe that the streets not only level gives -better service." principle of promotion within the hut almost as> hard -as -asphalt built .Just then Cribb came in consistent with efficiency, (as they, are ol" a mixture of coal, with another epistle. .It was not his obtain, and that Constable >ashes' earth that when but only anether epistle 'Gillespie be appointed Chief of Police will pack exceptional- the sick chairman, recommend- in PJace ot' Chief Parry, resigned, and nard and smooth. the appointment of a certain man 'that the constables of the force be At the Jast meeting of the council the force. advised that while the council ap- the huildiag of more sidewalks Aid. Ives continued "'If the effii- preciate their services t he cit vras encourajjcd and the connection work have Bought a fine new is such enVyTmn -the re- road roller weighing I.'SOO Ibs., This tio l-tKeJ othet lside. Wption C.P.R RATES ON COAL EARLY CLOSING BY-LAW 'trustees, Messrs. -W. W. Neelands, Sam'l Jones, G. R.. Daniel, A.'. Christenson of Macleod whose be ap- rg Aid. Ives continued, "'If the efficieri- preciate their services to the city du- vras en necessary is in the force, the man jrim? the time tlicy have been in its bctween First Avenue and Third St. j be promoted; if not we service, the opinion obtains that Con This means tfae building of a long' vggo outside." [stable Gillespie's much larger exper- hridce from near the school property! Aid. Cunningham agreed that pro- 'ience, in police work will enable him across the creek to the top of the! should he in order. fulfill the duties required of the a distance of over one hundred in the police where there was so city chief of police to greater advau- feet' 'This Wll! be continued as a criticism, there should be some tage- sidewalk alone: Uie east, of the three! .centive t0 good service beyond the! Ald- Ives then moved a resolu- to connect with the He asked concerning-, Won expressing- the council's appreci- sidcwalk corner of ilain and First St.' Oillespie's. ability to hand- Ration of the services rendered the city A sidewalk will also be built up the j men, to which Aid. SFacbeth stat-i by Chief Tarry and instructing the 'wost skle First Avenue opposite to' Ted that he had been an officer in the lo communicate this opin- wncre the nevv bridge heads across met yesterday, evenin. from -two 'to -jour f (Foster and B. B. Hoyt. Added in- higher. heating, terest was given by the presence of and iron work will be 'done" One Druggttt Willing to Self Nothing Rev. James Allen D. D., of Toronto, Head Co.. who have recently start But Drurs, But Others Would general secretary of Home Missions, a branch in this city.' Their" ten- Not Agree wno preached the sermon ior the oc- der was for _ _ easion. The service was conducted Roy's tender for the electric jwjrinjc Last night Messrs. Wm. Scott and by Eev' J' M' Harrison- Pastor of at was accepted. -The combiii- Wesley Church' assisted, by Eev. A. ed.cost Architect Eolfson'a E. J. Baldry, president and vice- president of the Eetail Clerk's Protec- A" Lyttle' "the minister of thousand below tive Association, appeared before the the The church is a large estimate council to report the result of their structure> being forty by A letter from the" Trades Labor negotiations with the druggists con- but was' none Council read in which they asked" the Board to stipulate in awarding which over two hundred Taber Keeps Up the Agitation for a Square Deal cerning the early-closing by-law. They said that one of the druggists a Sft7j many of whom were from' contracts to outside firms that the agreed to sell only drugs after six Church who come over'schedule of wages paid in this cityW o'clock but the-other two could not to the new congregation a good _stipulated. As none of the contract see their way clear to refuse to sell, An aPPeal for fafids awarded to outside parties, Jt_ stationery and othp.r goods in stock. imade and was not necessary" dollars S.X.WrMP. force. "'Gillespie has certainly done yeo- scfvice for the declared on of the council to the chief. Therotighout the -whole discussion the council expressed itself: strongly SAld, Cunningham, which -prompted in favor of allowing- the chief to have the thickly settled portion where the new the creek to the top of. the hill. Easy access for the fire .department will thus he furnished in case of fire ar.i- the thickly settled portion, Taber. May board of trade when a large was not necessary for the board The deputation asked the council to'Qauars was realized to aPPl? on'take any action in the matter.' do what it could under the circum. i Jhe mdehtedness of one ttousand dol- iiars incurred. The church, m stances. A letting ot the plumbing contract. The ,rv, -i j., formerly belonged to the Greek r- i r, The council rescinded the amend-1 thftll> 6flf ,McKeown-Hick.. Co. put m a .tender and accompanied it with a cheque I that''was 0 "K'd by Manager Ander- v j j 4. .tholic church at Stafford; and the number or members attended, in ad- ment to the early closing by-law j -_ X1 4 fc J l1rtto were purchased from the A. dition many gentlemen, were present, empting the stationers, and in giving u the mining industry, A.ld. Adams, to. remark 'that it might! full control of the force especially the town on the second bench. They namely, W. V. Kidd, Canada West e a- good plan .to get tHes police re- with regard to the appointment, decided to borrow Coal Co., Mr. Eeynolds, Spokane out- ifcorfLs -to see who had been doing the jthe constables. For this reason' iheito be spent in reorganizing anS. more -.'fit, Woodpecker, of the by-law its final, reading inserted June 1st as the date for its coming into force. work. Chief Parry, being off duty at home, so the books were not of the two constables necessary to complete the force was left to the, new chief. fully equipping the fire department same company, Marsh, For Honolulu, May Democrat- ic territorial convention today select- ed delegates to the national conven- tion at Denver for Bryani and instructed them P. Gamble fi young newspaper reporter, and Au- brey Monk, a boy of eleven, were drowned'at Black Rapids on the Eid- eau river this morning. Resigns Job (From Tuesday's Daily) Constable T. B." Rose handed in his resignation, to Secretary-treasurer Ro binsoh this morning. Asked by the Herald as to the rea- son for his action Mr. Rose stated that he did not care to serve under the new chief who was at the council meeting last night. the Mr. and more fully equipping the fire de- Duncan Welsh firm, Mr. Huntroad, partment and enlarging the present Consolidated Coal Co, Mr. Duggan, fire hall. The purpose is to have a Mr. Bullock, Mr. Hammer, etc.. It FUSILIERS HAVE CHOLERA London, May official tele- gram received by the India offices reports 27 deaths from cholera in the i son of the "Union Bank. The cheque n i i, -11 the usual- acceptance been all repaired and furnished com-. j stamp upon it but that was due to the firm getting the cheque marked by Mi-. Anderson after omce nours OF. ?.Tr. Hick says he never imagined for a minute that the- remarkably-generous bargain. It. has been al '.pletely. The elaborate floral decora- jtions and the handsome carpet on platform added verv considerably toic, l Satur-dav. the appearance of the inside. A choir of a dozen voices rendered good mus- ic and materially assisted in the s'er- building large enough-to'be used as is' also.understood that a letter was regiment of Kurister Fusiliers, which '0 Iv" of ilr. Anderson was not good as a cheque with the stamp up- cholera a t0wn hall and if proper arrange- received from the Calgary Board of a week ago iva? sent into ments can be made rooms will be fui- Trade promising support and asking camp from Moir. General Wilcox against the Harrison read the dedi-jf1 Jt is that .this I arm s tender was below the one ac- catory Bible lesson, offered the dedi- nisheci in which a permanent fire bri- for information as regards the fight force js now Operatinj gade will sleep. Coleman has very fcne local board is making in having Mohameds. freights revised, so as to give the down in this" district: few fires with practically no buildings destroyed by fire, but this will make mine 'owners Minard's sicians. Linimnet used by Phy- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE OFFICE, TORONTO B. E. WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager ESTABLISHED 1807 Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, DRAFTS AND MON'EY ORDERS sold, and money transferred by- telegraph or letter. COLLECTIONS made in all parts of Canada and in foreign countries. FOREIGN BUSINESS. Cheques arid drafts on the United States, Great Britain and other foreign countries bought and sold. 113 Lethbridge Branch C. G. K. Manager the same chance as the freight com- petitors in putting their coal on the market in the eastern parts of the country. One gentleman stated that he -was informed by a Winnipeg merchant that he cleared last season States coal; that the coal in this Provisions of New Grain Act Ottawa, Ont., May bill in- troduced by Sir Richard Cartwright in the Senate to amend the Manitoba "assurance doubly sure" and every- body feel safer. The material for all the woodwork ,n connection with the new walks, bridge, etc., will be obtained from Mr. Gibson, who has a mill a short distance from Coleman and has fur- nished the lumber for most of the new buildings that have gone up and arn now ffoing up this spring. To prevent any possibility of ease from unsanitary conditions, bv order of the council1 each-, dwelling is besn Placed here- Xt arranged of the The bill has for its to have a cess pool of the most ap- that the executive committee should basis, the recommendation made by. proved .-pattern. This "is eood step confer with the mining operators and -the commission which inquired into and one every town in would do well to take. j catory prayer, and, on behalf of the j Methodist Church of Canada, receiv- ed the Church from the hands of the trustees. Dr. Allen's sermtfn based on Gen. 15, 1 and 2, was a model for depth and breadth of thought, for fitting ap- plication, and purity of diction. After stating the position of Abram when he had defeated his envious despoil- he stated that tlie British Em- pire of today has the same work as cepted, VM1 KJOcluvO Vvttl uiiw-U 1JU blllo j district was equal in every respect grain act was distributed tonight. The Abram in his time, namely, to be the to what he received from the States object of the bill is to improve the dis, but that for the extra cost of freight' conditions governing the handling of from this district orders would haev grain by the railways and elevators the west for purpose the meeting was ad- the grain trade last summer. It is journed to Monday evening next when understood that niter the bill has been OUR FRUIT TREES Since the Herald made mention of apple trees being in bloom, we have been deluged with information of fruit trees in bloom all over tho city. There are scores and hundreds of thorn in of the city, near- I the subject "will-bo freely discussed {and a statement prepared for strbmis- Uion to the C. P. R. Mr. W. Douglas, president of the board of trade presided. On walking through different por- tions of the town you cannot but no- tico the great improvements that are taken up several amendments will be brought in, the object of which will be to bring the trade, under the con- trol of the government inspectors from the time the grain is received from the farmer by the elevator man 5t reaches the markets across .the Atlantic. The present bill will made. The majority of the 'gardens, bring the' elevators at Port Arthur and ly every man who has owned a resi- are well laid out and fenced and seed Fort William as well as; those located other fruit vegetables and a good por- course-' of tion. in to varieties of flower seeds, which are already peeping above the sown. Many patches are in to po- in Eastern Canada under government control. One of the principal ob- jects of the bill is to provide that tho identity of each parcel of grain ground. In .another month there is or lot of Western grain shipped to an! Duff was tho first in the province of no doubt with a continuance of the eastern transfer elevator shall be pro- Alberta to have apple trees bearing present favorable weather, Taber will served, except that the different par- dcnce for two or throe years having number of apple or trees in bloom. In the the Herald's apple tree hunt, the in- formation was gleaned that-Mrs. moral reformer of the world. The ex- ternal obstacles to the performance of this work were the nature and ex- tent of her territory, the character of the various peoples of the empire, and the jealousies of the other na- tions. But the real danger lies with- in. The lust of wealth and it endangers the nation. The es- sential thing is manhood and this must be taught our children and our immigrants. Power does not lie eveu in a fine political constitution, much less in the numbers of oxir our peo- ple. The bad of the nation must be changed or it will drag the good, to' its own level. This is the work of the j church. The evening service was conducted by TJ.ev. A, A. Lyttle, when another good congregation was out. The new It has always been the boast of Southern Alberta, thai the opening of spring and the seeding are always two to four weeks ahead of the other' parts of the West. But this year it is- three weeks ahead of itself, and in- cidentally, is correspondingly ahead1 of the rest of the West, or the East- for that matter. Last Saturday, May was' brought to the" Herald, office from the- Experimental Farm, three miles east of here, samples of and winter wheat, which show the remarkable- growth of this year. The wheat- stood twenty-two- indies high while- the rye was> no less than twenty-eight inches in height. These samples were taken from fields on the dry section of the farm and xvere not special samples eithcrr as there are acres and acres just as od on the Experimental Farm and on numerous farms around Leth- venture starts out with splendid pros- Morris, Man., May yester- bridge. There arc thousands of acres- of just such grain in this district. The abundant rains of past ten days have provided all ihe moisture required and with warm weather now j following, the growth will be more rapid than ever. Every prospect points to a very heavy yield and very fruit. That was a good many years lovely. eels of lots of the same grade may be'day destroyed the ago but the trees are still bearing. Dr. Chadwick, V. S., drove to Lcth- binned together when there is not suf-JKonez just- south Lcthbridgo will be a famous fruit bridge on Thursday on business and ficient space in the elevator to keep had a narrow escape just getting out'year bids fair to beat it and break centre yet. returned on Sunday evening, them separate. jn time. Loss, 'the record set up. ;he residence of L. j early crop. Heavy and profitable 'as of hero. The family [was the crcp of last year that of this" ;