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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume IH. Letltbridge, Alta., Satui'day, October FERNIE MAYOR GIVES HIS REPLY Questions Submitted To Him by a Leading Citizen THE .OVERDRAFT r-pi r No Permanent Iranster- nnce of Sinking Funds to Other Uses (Special to the Pernie, Sept. night's meeting of the city council brought out a good attendance of ratepayers and others interested in the affairs'of the town. The. mayor and Council- lors Johnson, Beck, Keneday, White and Broley being in attendance. After the. reading of minutes and other routine business had been dis- posed of the many .letters of Mr. L. P. Eckstein to the relating ,to the financial condition of the city, and dating as far back as the end of last June, were read for the, first ;time in open council. The last of these letters, dated Sept. 27th, which caused the reading of all the others, goes at length into the correspondence, and, among other things, propounds the following ques- MADE AVIATION ALTITUDE RECORD Mournelon, France, Ocf. Wymnialen, the aviat or, established a new world's for altitude today, ris- iag to a height of feet. The previous -best, mark-of 4. 409 feet was made by the late Chavez. Number 247 SENTENCE WAS SUSPENDED Quarter Million People Lining Course Withers Frightful Accidents Contest Went On Just the Won the Terrible Death-Courting Grind1- Autos Swept Round the Course at Awful Speed The MOTORIST CHARGED WITH MURDER York, Oct. grand jury returned an indict-- ment against T. Cossenneim, the Xew York millionaire whose automobile ran down and tolled Grace Hough on Aug. 18, charging'.murder in the. first degree. He was re- leased under bail. tions: "Is there an overdraft at theiank? Has each money loan been placed to a separate account, and the disburse- ments checked out of that account.? Have the loan funds been mixed with each other, or with the general funds, and whether there has been a trans- posing of any the loan account funds? The letter ends- with the followin paragraph: "I trust, that you will yet see you way clear towards con fidence, if. not "with the whole of th ratepayers" at time, a least with representative ones w.hoir you you in'in. vestiga'ting the affairs of. this city. I is all well'.enough to say things ar right, but you must satisfy the peo pie that" they are right, because a the present time they are inclined t think they are not, and as I hav said, the suppressio veri policy a sufficient if nothing else were tut believed that Prairie was not. government. Building Record for Eight Months Ahead of Last Year THE FIGURES GIVEN September Is Somewhat Lower than Same Month a Year Ago The building permits issued during the month of September'totalled and carried the total for the year to date well over the million mark. While these figures are not quite so high as the figures for thi; corresponding month of last year, which were the difference is more than offset by the large in- crease of August, 1910 over August, 1909, and the total value of permits issued for the year to Sept. 30, arc "an increase of 240.00 over the total to Sept. 30, 1909, which was only S947i785.00. ACCIDENT AT fARNER Sept: young man by the name Of Warnick, working on a gasoline plow rig had his right arm caught ia the cog's of the engine, and terribly mutilated. It happened on the, about fifteen miles east of Warner, He was brought to Warner and his arm was amputated. People Bit at Mail Order Advertisements and Got Bitten Sept. with obtaining from. William Chis- holm, of Loch Lomond, Cape 'J'tic'etob, N. S., Samuel Goldsmith, claims to represent' the Toronto_ V Outfittin and the National Shirt- Suit Company, was arrested'.by De- tective Guthrie .'.For time the local dstectire_.depart- ment, have 'been receiving, covipiaiiiiis about the way the Toronto (Mlfittins; Co. had been doing "business.. The per- sons .writing .the they had sent money .in reply to. ad- vertisements they had veccired from the company, but "claimed no no goods and no In- spector Duncan started ah tion and found that Goldsmith was carrying on. a mail order business. Hundreds of letters have been receiv- ed and in some cases the amounts have been large while, in others-they are S10 and The police intend to bring witnesses from Nova :Scc-. HASAWFlP m Many' Lives Lost When.) Newspaper Office Is Destroyed TIMES ;BURNED OUt- Loss of Life Not Was a Ndn-Unioii tia to appear against him. charges are likely to follow.. Other Some received ,are from Philadelphia, .Ore- gon, Manitoba, Kair.loops: and cities both east and west. many TARIFF REFORM GAINING GROUND DIAMOND TKiEF EXTRADITED Montreal, Oct. Lechtin. who is -wanted in Boston for stealing worth of diamonds, expressed his willingness to waive extradition. TWO YEARS FOR STEALING TEAM Unionist Is- fied with Progress" Montreal, Que., Octv 1. .re- form is .making great said Sir Joseph Lawrence in conversation at the Windsor last evening. Sir -Jo- seph Lawrence's name is a household Los Angeles; occupied: by the Times Publishing Qb.V was, destroyed and heavy death'list, estimated' as fifty. was preceded i explosion aiid immediateh1'-" the "ing was; enveloped; in: flames. plosion 'occurred on the second floor Y-- of an addition to" the" old buildiitg; V The' old part is of .three.floors. in a few second of the: entire building .was fiery furnabe. Crowds ;that -they the-windows into the flames.: Others'V" leaped.and The 'editor-; ial rooins- w-ere. on the third floorV" but it is .believed the greater paffe-oE'-''. the men floor Thomas'P; Smith, an tor, working-, on the-second floor .when the explosion occurred, gives th-e ,'fol- lowing "version. were at least pa- my iBoor. I -he--.'. lieve tliat'rhalf of this "number not haye. .-escaped. with' jTii'shed street then whole -buildine; ih; B n Hand was.-in- riiins .at two- -walls were stand-- ing. i -now-- well in; handj Chas. Taple, the man who on Tues- day morning pleaded guilty to stealing a team and buggy from a livery stable at Carmangay in August and who was arrested at Belt, Montana last week, was this morning sentenced to two years' imprisonment by His Honoi Judge Winter in the District Court. tain. He is on the executive 'com- mittee'of tho National Union oi Con- servative Associations arid of the Tariff Reform League and' In the lat- ter organization he is a neraber of the inner committee of management. "At the election of 1906 ;he vativc party was badlv beaten. It had no definite policy and'it had io na-et a .great wave of dissatisfaction. The defeat was due to the cry it Ci.i- nese labor with which the- Liberals i frightened the laboring people of land. -Then we began to pull our- selves together and last election we pulled down their great Jead so that the entire Liberal coalition, liberals, Radicals, Socialists and Irish Na- tionalists, polled only four and a half per cent, more votes" thai we did. "The Tariff Reform League lias been sending parties of workmen over to Germany. We have sent about" five hundred of them. They are sent over to see for themselves and to come hack and tell what, they see They do not make" a joint report, .but each man reports for himself. So far nearly all of them, ninety-nine and a half per cent, of them have come .back tariff addition to 'the comjilelie' p3ant of the Tim the buildrng taiced the large jobbing..and cial plant- of the. American Engrav- ing Company. The property' loss- -is estimated at The' death list, is now placed, at between word among the fighting .Unionists No bodies" have and Tariff Reformers, of Groat _ Bri- beea removed, however. Managin Editor Andrews said .he, believed that not more than .fifteen persons lost their lives. None of the.: reportorial staff as far as could :be was in the-local room .at the, time of. the explosion. One breaking his neck. If practically certain that all of- 'the- dead were members of -the mechanical force employed on the second floor and in the press room in the base- ment. Two men were arrested about two blocks north of the Times build- ing and are being held for identifica- tion. The building occupied by the Times CARDSTON FAIR BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER THIS YEAR (By the'Herald Staff Correspondent) Cardston, Sept. Cardston Vgricultural Exhibition of 1910 has ;one into history as another success, "he attendance was not as large on "hursday as was hoped for, but this vas probably due to the fact that one lberta's gentle Chinook Usual Good Exhibit of Horses Fine Class of Cattle Shown Raymond Won Choir-Contest Proposal to Unite Fairs Into One Big One ut, and yesterday anV today thcj ownspeopie and farmers had no rea-' on to stay away, so turned out in ood each paying his two- its to help the fair along. There sleep in. The A. R. I. Co.'s rail- were about five hundred people on thf grounds yesterday and about twice that number today. As the fair was fellows from Musical Competition The musical competition was held Thursday evening in the amusement I hall, which was crowded to the doors a attentive crowd. Mr. .7. W. .I ones, organist of of Magrath; 2, Mabel Henson, of Cardston. Choirs of iron) thirty-five to fiftv Raymond; 2, Cardston; 3, Magrath. This last number was very cood and the judge had difficulty in decid- ing who should get the prixe as the j three choirs were so evenly matched. St. I Between the musical numbers Mr. W. R. Ross, the1 member for in the B.C. Legislature, is to the cabinet as attorncy-gener- the Socialists of Prrnic v-'ill oi-r- ijiinly have a candidate in the field "i the by-election that will Organizer Wilfrid Gribblu, of tlin Socialist party of Canada, to the Herald this morning. Mr. Gribblc, who hails from Toronto, is on a trip through the west and has been in 'Letlibridgc for several days. He ad- tho Trades Labor Council on Thursday and speaks at a meeting in the theatre tomor- row "veiling. purely agricultural it did not attract Augustin's Church, Lethbridge, acted -Jackson contributed a comic song the people living in Cardston. as as judge and at the conclusion of the anrf a recitation, Mrs. Henry Martin much as it would have, had there i programme informed the Herald recitation, and little "Miss Skousen, been a programme of sports. The. di- rectors hope to have a race track be- fore next year to overcome this ob- jection. day... excepting the poultry. The live stock judges were: A. W.' Maclntyre, for the horses; Vv. R. Winslow, "for the cattle, and E. J. Cook, of Leth- bridge, judged the poultry. Fine Bunch of Horses There were a good many pure bred horses of .both heavy and "light class- es, entries being made of Clydesdales. Fercherons, and Shires in the heavy classes, and of Hackneys, Kentuckv in and the yearling owned by Thomas White took first in the yearling class. The prize for the best bunch of two mares and one stallion was taken by A. Perry's bunch of imported beasts. Mr. Perry also look first and second on Clyde mares and Clyde colts. There were several classes of Per- chcrons, and-the fine stallion, im- ported from Franco, and owned by Smith, of Pincher Creek, was the pick oi them all. tered was -I. The only Shire en- Piric's stallion, Although there were no j events and winners were as follows provided for at the fair grounds rhej Male bass L. E. Te-ach- musical competition in connection out, of Magrath; 2nd, F. Laync of the fair, proved to be a bigger j Cardston. drawing card to bring in people; Male tenor A. B. Cure of from the surrouiKling towns, than was Cardston. the fair itself. About he was surprised at the excellent Raymond, a song. cnt possessed by the singers. The' The winners of the events were pre- choir singing and soios in his opin-1 sented with substantial prizes, in'all ion worthy, of special mention. The ind .Vw .00 being distributed. The Exhibits The exhibits at the fair this were about the same or better than previous years in the live stock lines. The line'st- and of the which was awarded the prize by the judge. The grade horses were very good in both agricultural and light class- es, and the competition for 'the prizes i was good. Seven mares with fcals were entered in that class and ma-do j quite a showing. Splendid Show of Cattle about the same in women's and diil-} fairs all over the country. He was dren's lines and not quite as good in tire red ribbon winner in fhvpr> HASSPS quite class. best horses on the grounds was Han-! Tnc snow 9'" cattle was as good as sen and Kire-hall's; Hackney, "Wood- j could wish to see, there being land Applause." He was" imported I mirc Shorthorns, Jerseys, Ayr- from England sevr-ral years ago and j shires and Herefords exhibited, since then has taken many prizes at hvc11 as good beef .breeds. The pronounced the, two-year-old -Jcrsey bulli owned by Pilling Bros., i ton. to the musical competition. The large number of proplc in town Sunday school Raymond: for the fair arid competition greatly 2, Aetna; 3, Magrath. over-taxed the, hotel Soprano Raymond; 2, Miss as. the directors of the fair un- fortunately had not arranged to take care of the overflow in the school house or some such place, there were many who thought themselves lucky to lind even a comfortable chair to EUa Dowdlc, of Cardston. Cardston Cyelonct; 2, Ma- ath Chinook, 3, Raymond Blizzard. Men's quartette 1, Cardston; 2, Magrath. Contralto Kate Fletcher, were in three sections, Uie pedigreed .draft horses, pedigreed light horses, and the grades or agricultural class- tire red ribbon winner in three classes there being no other horse able to touch him. Other fine pedigreed light horses ani- m en- mals in the first two classes tioned. The cattle the best seen in Southern Alberta this year. The hogs and sheep were-good. and the poultry show was excellent. The judging was all done on Thurs- were E. Marker's French Coach stallion, and D. W. Weeks' three Kentucky Saddlers. In the Heavy Classes the Clydes' were the'most prominent, two Pcrcherons close seconds. In these classes there were many entries, and thus some fine horses did not receive prizes. In the aged stal- lion class Charles Brodbenf's horse was the winner, Anderson Bros.' two year old took the prize in that class the finest he has seen in Province. This beast was bred in Brampton, Ont. Pilling Bros, have a herd of twelve Jerseys and took all the prizes except for the vcarlinc Jersey bull, which was awarded to J. P. Low's .beast. There were some good Ayrshires. Mirror Publishing Company is of brick, three stories in height and back of this was a brick: annex of two stories and a basement. The edi- torial department of-the Times was on the third floor of .the main build- ing and the business office; on the ground floor. The 'annex contained the .presses, linotypes and job plant, and the Tirces school for; training linotype operators. The Times em.- ployed non-union printers and. main- tained a large battery ot linotyues for leaching operators" in the use of these machines. SENT MAN'S EAR TO PRESIDENT OF COMPANY Milwaukee, Oct. Ryan, alias Reilly, is under arrest iere to- day following a search of three months by post office officials to round up jhe gang- of union lake seamen who- as- saulted -Ed'ward a non-union lake fireman in a, Buffalo saloon. Fra- ser's left ear -was cut'off toy tie .-gang and enclosed in a leather case'to Ere- iident Goulby of the Pittsburg Steam- ihip 'Company of Cleveland. Hyan's companions were arrested in Xew York Sept, 13. The package containing Fraser's ear was sent through the mails to the president o) the steamship line, .who in turn placet" it with the post office authorities. 'Windsor, Ont.. Sept. Mich- gan Central yesterday added to its already 'large list of record-breaking runs when of its fast, trains cov- ered the distance between St. Thom- as and Windsor on the Canada South-, The Canadian bred Ayrshire bull own (.rn or.o hundred and thirteer c-d by Frank Leavitt, was awarded j mjics in the remarkable time o; first prize in preference to import- ninety-two minutes. The average time rd beast from Scotland. This shows ,-or ,.ju, run just eighty'mile? that it is not necessary to po outside pnr hour. uut. parti of the distance of Canada for first class cuttle. S. Was negotiated at, a rate of. ninety- (Continued on page 'j eight miles per hour. ;