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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald v VOl M. LETHBRiDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER I, 1909. NO. 247 SPAIN GIVES FORTS TO BRITAIN At Gibraltar In Return For Support In Africa Paris, Sept. morning paper prints a letter stating that a secret treaty exists between England- and Spain by which Spain places her strongholds in Africa commanding the Straits of Gibraltar at the dis- position of England in case of war. This it is said, is in return for Eng- land's support of Spain's program of African conquest. J. M Douglas the Strathcona Choice r Edmonton, las, merchant, Strathcona, was nominated for Strathcona by Liberals by one vote ever Mayor Twoney oi Camrose. A. S. Rosenroll, ex-M.P. may run as an Independent Lib- eral. NEPTUNE LAUNCHED Eng., (Sefpt Neptune, Great Britain's eighth bat- tleship of the Dreadnought, class was successfully launched here today by the Duchess of Albany in the pres- ence of a great concourse. The Nep- tune was commenced January 9th of this year. She has a displacement of tons, length 510 feat and beam 86 feet. BRITISH WOMEN NX PRAISE CANADIAN Ladies for Their Busy and Useful Lives London, Sept. chorus of praise of Canada and things Canadian was heard at the National Union of Women Workers at' Toronto. Doctor Mary Murdoch said; she was much struck by the great cammaderie between.men and women in Canada, and wished it could be copied in Eng- land as it tended to- break down some hostile feelings which sometimes i existed between sexes. was done.in England thej er make progress they might. Mrs. Edwin Grey said the twen- tieth, century was Canada. The Do- minion possessed illimitable opportun ities; was in a feverish haste to de- velop .them and had no use for our Ne'er-do-wells and misfits." Miss E. C. Harvey remarked that she had been struck with useful and busy lives led by the Canadian wp- CAPTAIN BERNIER HEARD FROM ANTICIPATED FIGURE IS PASSED Hospital Building Per- mit Turns Million Mark The long- anticipated .figure has been reached in building permits today.; The figure, with this morning's addi- J tion, is or over j the million mark. The big item today is the permit for .the new Gait hospital for 000. The the most structure up-to-date will be one of hospital build; ings in the west when completed. It is to measure .110 by 38 feet, with a full basement and two four- teen foftt stories. The front will be constructed of pressed brick and limestone, with a fine large doorway. The i.architecture of the entire building is of the .Renaissance style throughout. jand will certainly be a handsome !structure. Seven Hundred and Forty -Three Entries Last month's returns from the land offico given out this morning show a remarkably busy month for September. Although the big rush on the 20th accounts for a great num- ber of these, yet the office lias filled with enquirers for land practically every day of the month. A were four hundred if. and thirty-eight homestead en- -jf. tries, three hundred and on" if. pre-emptions and four pur- chased homesteads making a total in all of seven hundred fend foirty-three {quarter sec- lions taken up during the month. This does not include the scrip which has been lo- catcd. Of these there were in the neighborhood of a hund- red. RUSH EASILY HANDLED TO-DAY A Quiet Time At the Dominion Land Office GRAIN SlPMENTS ARElCREASING Has Been Planting Canadian Flag On Islands In the Arctic Ocean It will be connected with the old building by a-covered corridor. In addition to this C.. G; Olander 'has taken out a permit for a storeji on Westminster Road-for J. K. Smith. dwelling on Bruce street' and Cari-Kumlin dwell-; on Helen street for On A.R. L Lines-Most Of Wheat Gwng To Fort A noted contrast to the turbulent proceedings of the 20th of last month marked tho opening of the town- ships for homestead entry at the land office this morning. The authorities have the difficulty in a most simple and satisfactory manner that worked like a charm in this .instance at least. A railing was erected from the door of thc building extending along the edge of the street and as the men arrived they took their pla- ces inside the railing in single file. No crowding or pushing for first place was possible and the first man -I on the spot held his place when :.hc doors opened at. nine o'clock this morning, although the excitement was keen, the men filed in in order and received their numbers. About a hundred and fifty numbers were given out and tjiat number of homesteads and pre-emptions will be filed. during the day. Custom Receipts Have Been Doubled The customs returns of the local office for the month just ended total This is an increase of almost two 'dollars1 reaver jfas't month. The figures for Sep- tember 190S are MINERS BLOWN TO PIECES BY DYNAMITE Toronto, Sept. miners at Jumping Lake, the new silver country returned from foraging expedition last week to find dismembered their fellow workers, D. H. Draper, from near Toronto, and Robert Waugh, of Actonville, Que., ;ljying around ex- cavation of their mining prospect known as Hard Grit. There were no witnesses of the tragedy. A prema- ture explosion of dynamite was re- BUILD MILLION BUSHEL ELEVATOR SPECTACULAR ROBBERY OF Committed In Crowd In Broad Day- light Glenwood Col. Two posses are scouring the mountains in the vicinity of this city in hope of capturing two bandits who yesterday afternoon robbed the Citi- zens' National bank of Glenwood Springs of The robbery was the most spectac- ular ever kaOwn in 'the west. It took place in broad daylight, while the street in front of the little bank was Until that! Oct. would riev- otherwise l.-The Marine De-j D' SHARPLES IS. DEAD Corning received' the; Claresholm, Oct. message from Captain Ber-.-j one of the most popular Eighteen carloads of wheat were re- _ ceived bv the A: R. timers in Southern Alberta died old here I. this this! irom Spring Coulee. ?vew Dayton n "Point Amour. Lab.'. Sept 20' morning. He was a son-in-law of A. "Arrived here all well, accomplish- ed' our mission. Please forward our letters and papers to Father iPoint. (Signed) "J. E. Bernier." B. Liberal candidate the last federal election. in and Magrath. The largest part of this goes to Fort William and a few; to Calgary. .Up to tiie present: Deputy5 Minister Das Barats express- j J CANADIAN BRIEFS ed himself as surprised that Bernier: had succeeded in -getting out before.a. second .winter gripped him. but it men who often did all the work of the! was onlv, he sa.id, tribute thf' Toronto; Sept. C time a hundred and .fifteen thousand ibushels -have come in from the south. The will be much larger? [next' week when the threshing in the j Cardston district -will be getting un- jder- 'way. J :The- C. P. have as yet "shipped SjnJa comparatively small amount of TOOK PHOTOGRAPH OF H ALLEY'S COMET Sept. notable j achievement of taking a reproduction i of Halley's Comet now miles from the earth has been accom- plished at the Yerkes Observatory, William Bay, Wis. It is the rst pho- tograph taken in the United States since the return of the Comet which can now be seen with, the naked eye. WORLD'S BRIEFS house as well as if they kept two or three "servants, yet found time for philanthropic work, self culture and amusement. MISS HARRIMAN A-FARMER Has Farm of About Acres, Under Dairy Farm Under an agreement now being ef- fected for the management of'the E. H. Harriman. estate, Miss Mary Har- riman. the dead magnate's eldest un- married child; will become the great- est woman farmer in the "united States, if not in the world. She now virtuallv has control of Arden Farm, the experience of the man who is clair. well' planting- the Canadian flag on all was found known real estate broker.! Srain from local pouits. but with., the dead in fcis rooms .in the islands to the west of Greenland and. Toronto "Whist Club. He was 40 'I years old and unmarried. to which fco other nation has claim. The exact object of his. mis-1 Quebec. Sept. Lomer Gom- sion was to carry the Canadian flag j m, tho premier, entertained the dele-j soon- to the farthest north confines of the. to the Plenary council at din-' world, in the- doing of which Bernier; lier .in'th'e Chateau Frontenac tonight shipments now. 'line. ..from Carmangay. Kipp and Diamond City which are expected rto commence next week, things ought to be humming. EGG EMBEDDED IN WOOD has -already established .a reputation which places his name amongst tho pioneers of Arctic explorers. Forty-seven were present. Victoria. B. C., Sept. Fleshertoii7 Ont..v Sept. How is At Vancouver For Alberta Wheat Going West Vancouver, Sept. of an elevator with a capacity of one million bushels will -be started within a few weeks by the Alberta Pacific thronged with, summer resorters. robbers elbowed their way through j the crowds and entered the bank. F. A the accounting teller. was -at the window. The wore no masks. Darch and .his book- keeper wertil compellpd to 'throw up their and .as they did so one of the nien-j'emptied the contents of the safe into a sack and the two made their, ''-way; out of the rear door. mounted hordes and galloped for the mountains." jDuring: the flight one of the bandits ,horses was shot down, but the their the one remaining, animal. Late to- day a man giviiig his name Mr" Committees were; tho Wrth had lundh." After he had gone Bohrer appointed for schools and school-, A1, ,rcre pleased house, weigh scales and grain buying, j tempt. The exhibits were not quite, The grain cheques and the hundreds of Mr- i miners' pay cheques. miners, merchants and j out today to celebrate of the Taber Exhibition. with the first at- of. ladies' work. Quilting bees can't be very common around Taber for there were only two quilts and these from one family. But there were sev- eral fancy pillows and cushions. Up- j on the centre of the table and in must be favored with plenty of mois- afternoon. Lethbridge is an expen- ture or at could not grow such mag- j sive for nificent roots, so large that it would nornS( Indian charged be hard to beat them anywhere. On i with horsG stealing, was committed one of the window sills was a spec- for tria] callinc upon Priesident Taft to urge- the Federal Eecognition of the Min- ing industry in the United States, the San Francisco delegation, to the congress started home today to deli- President Francisco. It is hoped President Taft will make a declaration of nis position in regard to a growing demand for the estab- lishment of. a bureau .of mines at Washington. ver the resolution to the upon his arrival in San CRUEL FARMER'S WILL OPENED Brutal Old Man Killed by Woman Left Her Husband Jjondon, Ont., Sept. able interest attaches to the will of the late Harvey Scott, who was shot bv his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Wesley. ial exhibit of Kale. glass case were some fine fancy flow- ers made of wool, while the table! There was a onions and a few large citrons ana j that it Wag nccessary io obey i. Many farmers are raising j junction watermelons and musk melons, but n'one were exhibited. The large ripe tomatoes were too tempting for some law to so nphe was Scott. His wife, Mrs. Susan Scott, gets and per year. Wesley Scott gets Alfred Scott, Harvey's oldest son- gets Arthur Scott, eldest son of Alfred 18- was ibe disregard" thc favorite, as he is left the entire farm 'of 300 acres of fine land, complete one of the onlookers at the land collection of fins office thjs morning- didn't consider and of Sergt. E not obstruct in- to move on of disappearod. that indepcndent from North Da. saw a wallet lying on the table where the young man had been sitting. He looked in it and sow more money than he had ever-seen in all his life. As well as trembling fingers could count Bohrer made out that the package of cvrrency alone amounted to and there were notes and cheques that made up a total of at kast Bohrer saw that most of the notes had come from the State Bank at 52 Norfolk St. He telephon- ed to the "bank and was told that no messenger or money was missing so far as the bank knew, but that a man would be sent down to see what it all meant. Bohrer couldn't wait. He was afraid to keep so much money about the lunch room and he hurried to the bank. There the cashier proved to Bohrer's satisfaction that the money belonged to the State Bank and Bohrer surrendered the pack- age. water station bridge prompt y and town wells, R. R. agent river crossing- asd with strong, urgency action in all these lines. j as numerous As tiiey might been i was further -decoratori with vases con- j an.j for M-iil assuredly They are determined on suits. and gardeners, though pleased at the exhibits, still were so conceito'i taming fancy tissue paper flowers. 1 Other pretty articles of fancy work, mostlv of a useful nature, were ar- ranged 'on the large table and some Thc large cabbage would surely de- kota WftS piacoci arrest. light the lovers of saur kraut and citron v pictures hung on the wall, thought they had just as j BANK OPENED ATBURDEIT I that they jgood or better at home. Frequently i this remark "I'll bring mine next year I think I can beat that." Two business men had exhibits, while, others were sorry that they had j (Special to .the Herald) Sept. Bank of Br tish North America opened up a branch hero today with Mr. Lang of Calgary in charge. Although Mr. Lang did not arrive until one p.m., and it. was a surprise to everyone, he was able to open up several desirable accounts at once and will soon be doing good business. Schooi exhibit The Taber school did its best to help along thc exhibition. It is only a few weeks since the new principal came to Taber and it was less than cold slaw. The first prize cltren 154 His. and was grnv.n on Sec. 13-10-16. A> Corn Country Thc pumpkins and squash were of good but one man remarked "I have a 'ot of hiSScr at home." One the judges remarked "It is the best lot of ripe com I ever saw." Judging from the samples exhibited. ft prcpare tloubt more merchants and business men will exhibit. Why not have ex-1 hibits from the coal mines too coal mine had a great exhibit Calgary last year but none here day. A local fair is a publicity agent and also has educational valun t thc pupiUj exhjbits. Therc were' to j thft ]argc com ficldg seen some summer -thsre is no reason why Sou- at to- i large collection of drawings and some good samples of writing. Credit is certainly due to both teachers nnd pupils. The direct- ors did well to have a school exhibit at their first fair for it is always a centre of attraction for visitors and for visitors as well as a ffreat incentive to chiidren. This year all except the live stock j exhibits were shown in thc D. S. j Splendid Vegetables assevflbly hall, which answered the All along the east side was one of purpose very well. It was certainly thc best exhibits of vegetables that them Alberta can't soon be raising much corn. One ear of corn- exh'.bit- cd measured ten inches in length. Good Grain Exhibit All the threshed wheat was good, and the sheaf grain though good. miffht still be beaten by other sam- ples which would have been obtained in the Taber district. But the farm- era are too busy hauling loads (Continued on Five.) NOMINATED IN N.Y, Mew York, Sept. Wm. Gaynor, of the United States Su- preme Court, was nominated tonight with large full stock of imple- VOTERS' UST IS POSTED The voters' list for tho municipal elections is now ready and is open for inspection to the public at the city hall. Any alterations or addi- tions to the list must be made not later than Kov. 5th. It is up to ev- ery ratepayer of the city to see whe- ther his or her name is on this list before that time. ments and a large number of thor- oughbred horses and cattle. All told, this must be worth over Arthur's youngest brother gets S600. By the terms of the will Wesley -L T- i Scott will cither have to come to for mavor of Greater :New York by some arr-iascnient for huy- the Democratic partv convention. nt ing the house and oi land he has had since his. marriige or else move away. He stated that he does not know yet what he. will Wesley's daughter, Clara; 15 years, has been working when seen by a reporter stateS that her grandfather had always treated her most unkindly. Once when, she was a little girl he big dog on Iher when she was passing in front of his place. The dog tore her apron and a large hole in dress. Apparently most of the family put up with, the old man's abuse for fear he would cut them off when dividing up his property. ;