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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge DaOy Herald ___ NO. 273. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1909. VOL. II.' SEND WHEAT TO OMAHA NEXT Suggestion Made To Lethbridge Board Of Trade J. W. McNicol, "secretary of the New Church In North Ward W. W. Bryden, M. A., a graduate of Knox College, Toronto, has arriv- ed at Lethbridge and has been plac- 'ed in charge of the new Presbyterian congregation, which has been started in the North Ward. He. preached two very powerful sermons in Knox Church on Sunday last. With a man of Mr. Bryden's ability the new congregation in .the North Ward should flourish. FRANK SLIDE HAS BEEN BOUGHT Rock Will Be Used In Lime Burning Industry SUPREME COURT Supreme Court was adjourned to this afternoon at 2 p.m. when the case of Reeves Co. vs. A. S. Bowman will] (Special News Service, The Herald.} MILLION DOLLAR INCREASE IN CUSTOMS Ottawa, Nov. Customs returns for October 'are almost a million dollars in excess of the sums'. month a year ago. Total collections were 739, as compared with 437; increase, For the first seven months of the fiscal year customs collections exceeded those of the same period last year by MANY PRIZES TAKEN BY ALBERTA Board of Ttade returned last night from Billings, Montana, where he had the Lethbridge exhibit that carried 60 such honors., 'it has been suggested that a sirni- j shield'. lar exhibit be taken to the great Na-I tional Corn Exposition at Omaha in December, which is a much greater affair than even the Dry Farming Congress and Omaha is the centre of a large district from which Alberta be heard The gentlemen of the jury will ap- pear tomorrow morning'to be ready to so on the trial of the Indian Bull- Mr. McNicol pulled off 'quite a stunt, the day of the closing. Supt; Nyie of the "Billings Schools; had all. 'the school children down at the- exposi- tion and while they'were there Prof. Oiin a prize of for the best essay of a thousand w.ords on the Montana exhibit. Mr. McNicol '.ottered a prize of" for the best es- say of two 'hundred and fifty 'words on the Lethbridge exhibit. The BULL SHIELDS COMMITTED For Trial On Charge Of Miir- der-Te Be tried Immediately The preliminary hearing of the In- dian Bull Shields was concluded be- fore Inspector West yesterday after- noon. Bull Shields was committed for trial on the charge of murder. The trial will be held during the pre- sent sitting of the Supreme Court, probably tomorrow, school-teachers of Billings will judge the essays and the best one will be forwarded to Mr. McNicol. On -his'way home, Mr. McNicol stopped off at Helena, the guest oi P. H. Scanlan of the C. M. and St. p. railway. It so happened that Dr. Cook, the Arctic explorer and claim- ant of the'North Pole honors lectured in Helena .that night. Mr. McNicol -beard the lecture and afterwards had i with the further privilege of spending over j a-geij the southern, portion of j Frank, Alta., Nov. report is current that Frank is to have an- other large industry. Some time ago Joseph Little of Blairmore purchased the rock pile caused, by the great j slide of. 1903 and many .people won- dered what he intended doing with it. The latest report not only satisfied curiosity on that point but indicates that Mr. Little was not so erratic in the purchase as many seemed to think at the time. It is now stated that Mr. Little will in the spring start one largest lime-burning industries in Ca- nada in the slide where the finest lime rock in the world lies all broken ready to -be dumped into the kilns. The industry will' involve a heavy in- vestment as it is the "intention of Mr.. Little to put.in patent kilns and on a scale so large that the business employment to from 150 to 200 men. if the plan materializes, will the apparently awful waste caused by CAN SPAN ST. LAWRENCI Ottawa, Nov. engineers appointed by the .government to pre- pare new plans for the Quebec Bridge have reported that it is feasible to span the St. Lawrence at the site of j the old structure with a bridge of either suspension or cantilever de- Full List Of Prernimus Captured At Bil- lings Congress The following- is the list of es carried of! by Alberta at the Bill- iings Dry Farming Congress last week, Lethbridge took first prizes in all A Winnipeg firm, Bartell and Sharpe', have purchased the Water- speed subdivision in the south of the city. The price paid is reported at twenty-four thousand dollars. It is the intention of the company to erect tenement houses on the property. FRANK FIVE STRONG VANCOUVER MEN {Special News Service to the Herald.) Erank, Alta., 3sTov. Coal Mine Inspector Robert Livingstone will hold examinations in Frank three clays beginning to examine applicants for papers for overmen in coal mines. There will be a large Chosen By Liberals Candidates Chosen un. man AH -L ;s: Best winter wheat I class of applicants for lire boss, pit MISSIONARY SUPPER TO-NIGHT Hon. W. H. Gushing and Others Will Address Local Laymen This evening at seven o'clock in the school room of Knox Church the big Laymen's Missionary Movement Supper will take place. Plates will be set for two hundred men and it will be no surprise if all the places i threshed; Best winter wheat in the 'sheaf, and best display of winter j wheat. j -Macleod took third "priiia for winter i wheat, threshed, second for threshed i barley, cabbage, carrots, and par- snips, and first prize and a diploma for the" bestf display of threshed grains. Cardston received first prizes for Sheaf Brome Grass, Sheaf Alsike Clo ver and Sheaf Rye and second for Sheaf of Spring "Wheat, buckwheat and Sheaf Alfalfa. For the best state exhibit Alberta received second prize, the first hon- ors going to Colorado. Tlie Taber exhibit was not entered in the com- petition unfortunately or Alberta would have beaten out Colorado. These returns were furnished to-the Herald by Mr. Geo. Harcourt, dep- uty Minister turned from boss and manager's papers. the great disaster which cost sixty-- are occupied as a great deal of hrter- i.elght human lives and killed-some- est is being showed, like 200 head of horses and cat-( Among the speakers, who will be present at the supper and the confer- ence and mass meeting tomorrow will be Hon. W. H. .Cushing of Calgary, arv .secretary of the Anglican Church Of Halifax, formerly ed- -AT SIMCOE itle be turned to profitable account. Simcoe, Ont., Nov.'. this morning destroyed the- opera BIG FARM SOLD ohn Bradshaw, has pur- hours with him at the Mont-ana Club, being one of ae-party. of ten. The Helena meeting endorsed Dr. Cook with; enthusiasm and.Mr. Mc- Nicol believes firmly'- in Dr.; .Cook s claims: The meeting at 'Hamilton was packed by friends of Barrill and r prientz who passed unfavorable to Cook. the Norfolk House. 000, the resolution CHILD BORN ON TRAIN STREET RAILWAY FRANCHISE DISCUSSED Names of Fort William Bernard Tumas Toronto, Nov.l.-While Winnipeg NO. 98 was bowling along the north-shore of Lake Superior early on Tuesday morning, Mr. and Mrs. Her- bert Tumas, on considera. purchase r.hc At the council last night Loss about 520.-I chased the. Peter Allen farmrat Cald- itor of> the Christian Guardian, who oi 1320 acres..- has Recently returned of (the.mission fields ,of' Dr. 1 Sydney .Gould, 'a Church of-England [physician, for many .years, at .Jerusa- llem', Dr. J. M. a medical man from India, Rev. C. E. Manning, general missionary secretary of the i Methodist Church, Rev. H. M. Clark, a Presbyterian Missionary from Chi- na, A. E. Armstrong and F. W. An- derson, mission board secretaries of line Presbyterian Church in Canada. I Three of 'these will speak tonight. lone of whom will be Hon. W. H. Cu- ___ Ishing. Tomorrow afternoon there will-be a regular meeting of the citv operate the line for a period of four j conference at the Baptist Church at ;he order of busi- months xhc city shall have the power j thrce, O'clock to which, all. church Agriculture, who re- EMMERSON ON THE NAVY Is Opposed To a Toy Navy and Will Say So In the House spent Saturday at the Montana Agri- cultural College and Farm at Boze- man. With -him returned W. C. Mc- Killican of the Seed Grain Depart- ment, Calgary, D. W. Warner of Ed- monton, and J. Bracken of Saskat- chewan Agricultural College. At the Dry Farming Congress at Billings all phases of dry farming were discussed by experts. Toronto, Ont., Nov. R. Bmmerson, Minister of Railways for the Dominion, is in this city today, and announced himself as opposed to the government's naval policy. "I am with Hon. Robert of Man itoba on the he declared. UI do not approve of the 'Tin' navy they are talking about. Canada should solve .transportation problems first and make, a country to protect before building ships to -protect It." those views in the Commons, the for- mer minister saidr- "I think I will." adding that he believed a non-party division was a possibility. Vancouver, B. C., Nov. The ventiou of the nominations of Liberal candidates' in O'Brien Hall even- ing, was largely attended in spite of a downpour of rain. The meeting was open to all Liberals. Amid much enthusiasm, the folldwr ing five Liberals were unanimouslyr nominated for the five city constit- uencies, as follows: James Staples, carpenter, former. member for Yukon; J. A. Senkler. K. C.; G-eorge E. MacDonald, coal merchant; F. C. Wade, K.C., -and Al- derman Campbell. The briefly addressed the gathering, de- claring their confidence in Liberalism and the Liberal leader, and asking support. The ticket is the strongest put forward since the party jwas -de- clared in the province. The' feature of the convention was an indictment of the McBride Government on itSh railway policy delivered by Mr. Wade, who declared that he was justified-Jik going beyond the regular of conventions, because of tfie insuli-- cient time which the shattered MIK Bride government has, given the eleo- tors to consider the railway policf, upon which his ministers ot real "in- tegrity had deserted him. Mr. Wade complained of the late- ness and the incompleteness of Tail-- way agreements and declared they were an attempt to destroy resentative and destroy the credit SOUTHERN ALBERTA GREATEST OF ALL By City Cbuncil-Fares, Service, Routes, Pro- fits and Purchase Price Set Forth-The Route Proposed pejr to the old home presented with, a Fattier''Pme boarded the train at Ch.aplean and was pressed into ser- vice to perform the ceremony entire plant under workers and those interested in mis- of baptism. Papa Tumas was partial to Port Arthur as. a name, but the priest dissented and in his wishes the child was called "Fort William'" Mr. Barnard, another pas- senger, collected a purse of for hopeful .in recognition for eervicv "his name vfas also Thus has Master been in street railway bylaw. L. M. Johnstone was present repre- senting the company interested proposed franchise aiid W. C. Ives represented the city. Mr. the .same conditions' as provided at the. expiration of the franchise. Share ot Proceeds. The company shall be required to' OR Wednesday night in Wesley Church pay. to the city annually one per cent open to all- up to to the child. Fort William Bernard Tumas on ;the way. He arrived started Toronto the various clauses were considered sion workers whether men or are invited. There will be a big mass meeting dollars, one per cent, addi-; MR. GUSHING TO SPEAK Gy Warman Sees a Great Future For Leth bridge and Southern Alberta In Next Decade A distinguished party of news- papermen were in the-city yesterday .for few hours. The party came in the G- TlP- special car. "Scotland" 'which has been placed at the disposal tional each additional twenty s es to suit the wishes of both parties. provisions of the Franchise The main features of the bylaw as amended last night to provide for the granting oi an exclusive franchise to a company for a period of twenty years to operate cars within the citv limits on-any'street desired, provided that parallel lines are at hundred thousand and on .all-over that a flat rate of five per j .cent, on all traffic carried within the] "city limits. i Price of Purchase i At the expiration oi thc franchise] WORKMEN WALKL'D OUT blocks apart. The company must (Provide modern cars throughout and Kingston, Ont., Nov. are obliged to pave the street inside i piano factory walked! rajjs when the remaining part the street shall have been paved the city. Fares Regulated i the. city may assume the ownership j control oi the plant by. giving j notice in writing six months previous j in Wormworth out this morning in sympathy with Contractor Crozicr, whose prices for sounding boards have been cut to such a figure that he refused to ac- cept and. with workmen has gone on strike. oi bv Lumberjack to that time of their intention so to do. The price paid shall be fixed by of arbitration, the amount "to be the actual gaiue of the plant at the time, plus ten per cent. The Route I The bylaw provides for the con- j The fare to point in the city j struction of the line to be first com- mils shall not exceed five cents, or from Westminster Road west] "ten cents as a night rale. A Redpath to .Round Street.! i man's rate of eight. tickets for twen-'s0uth to London Road and west to I 1 ty-five cents shall be granted and a i the city limits. The bylaw as amend j of' the 'famous correspondent, Cy Warman. who is making a tour of the Western country again prepara- tory to writing some articles for the New York Tribune with which he is now connected. With him wero Col. Watson also oi the Tribune; Hay Stead, of the Winnipeg Saturday Post Healey, of the Manitoba last Wed- nesday to town and the territory that makes the town." "I think without detracting from the wonderful possibility of other sections and other cities it is safe to say that the greatest development in. the next decade will be in the southern part of "Alberta. and that Lethbridge will remain the metropolis of that territory. All the railways crossing this continent through Can- ada are reaching down and the Am- erican transcontinental railways are reaching up towards Alberta. The reason for this is more apparent at this point than at any other point I have visited. All over the West trie the country. If Premier should- be returned, ewtorsififc. power of the couhtrv_wotdd pagt geven y.arg From v. vear I have marked with interest the chan? d since that time. been "hearing about Lethbridge the south country for a Mr. Warman, "and I was very I to have this opportunity to see and plad the Many Outrages In Ontario sent to charge of forgery. Chapman was sent A fellow em- the date oi passing Toronto, is ocvan borne t Nov. L. Bor-; our foreign eoriin the Dominion as owr increase so will attended this also increase and de- worth thc mail for the camp. j years from ployee had previously told him milcs of track shalll-jnerting in the Centre and South vciop. U it no pected a letter with a check from operating cars. In; Toronto Club tonight on [able of protection? former employer and Chapman upon Betting the letter, opened it, signed; the name of his friend in endorse-j mcwt and cashed it, He then went! on a spree and did not return to until the money was gone. Lat- j cr he confided to Mr. Beard, his plover, what he had done and asked1 what Parliament with additional miles ot; laid and cars operated him to fix the matter up to enable Mm to escape punishment. Mr, Beard however, declined to be a party to compounding a felony and told Chap- man to take his medicine. Chapman -Stands-to dearly for -his spree as to -will likely be prosecuted on two counts, that of opening the letter, as well as forgery. have the right to at any time when an action is believed necessary ic purpose of laying or repairing; water mains or ga purpose deemed necessary by the "Imperial Defence." "Tne inivgrity. of the Empire can j Rl best be preserved by co-operation in de-fence and trade." In speaking only of the former, Canada cannot escape this first re- sponsibility of nationhood, ho said, neither did she seek "to escape it. unanimous voicii has declared that the respon- sibility of cooperation in naval de- fence must be made, "The resolution, proposed by the Prime Minister was modified at "ur Mr' Jobnstonc held that this power "It said that she is in no dan- too large as it enabled the city gor of attack and therefore no pre- to hold up thc business at paration or co-operation is necessary. any time they might wish. The ob- "So long as we in the Em- jection however was waived. pire; so long as we fly the Empire's Power of Purchase flap, Canada cannot hold, aloof in !f at any time the company fail to 'time of danger. The vast bulk of tell me whether you honestly believe that the Mother Country could safe- march of things but never have I seen thc West so prosperous, so ing, so pulsating, with Hie hope ana happiness. "I hope to get away tonight on -'e Spokano. Flyer in order to spen4 few hours at Moose Jaw. After a da? at Regina we go on to Winnipeg hov- injr covered some two hundred nvlc-s in what must now bo called the Mid- dle West. The trip has been not only i enjoyable but instructive to r.iy1 guests and myself and we all are very gr.it'-ful to Mr, Chamberlain, of the Grand Trunk Pacific and to the Can- ani.iii Pacific officials who have pood enough to handle our an 1 r going easy and also expressed himself London, Ont., Nov. is under- stood that the attention of the At- torney-General's Department at To- ronto will be drawn to a series of outrages which have been perpetrated about the county of Middlesex during hcr HUl Can we spare and en- of need what might any money contribution to the Imper- very gj.catly impressed with ial treasury for naval defence. Its he has seen in Wes'- Mr. T. J. Blaskett, of Concession 134, London Township, of a valuable horse poisoned is but thc latest of a series of crimes that have not only caused deaths of several animals, but have also imperilled human life, as in the Casadoc case, where-the barns drive sheds of Mrs. W-- Cauthorm were burned and thc well on her farm poisoned. Various affairs have created consid- erable excitement and thc fact that in no case has thc perpetrator been discovered only adds to the feeling throughout the country over the sit- ucr joy all the blessings cf the privileges J gency money contributions. arid the benefits of British citizen- j r -'This modification we deemed ne- cessary because under present condi- tions the only immediate aid that Canada could bring to the naval de- ship and shun or evade its high re- sponsibilities? "Such a belief would be inconceiv- able. The will of the people must prevail; but T believe it will affirm ern Canada and particularly Lfcthbridge. He sees prospocts of still greater growth and development rer. Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. di- rectors of the Pennsylvania Railway Company today declared the regular fence of the Empire in time of s tious i SCTnj_annuai dividend of three per would be of this nature." ccnt. uation. T. LINDSAY'S WILL Ottawa, Eov. will of the- late T. Lindsay, former manager ot, the T. Lindsay Company, which con- ducted a departmental store has been filed for probate. The estate is valued at all of which is left to his widow and children. ;