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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Itie Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL II. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1909. NO. 241. ESTIMATE WAS MUCH TOO SMALL The Wheat Yield Will Exceed Former Estimates HAPPENINGS AT MEDICINE HAT Winnipeg, Alan., OcC i-eturns in Western Canada art turn- ing out much belter tfeaa expected and some heavy yields' of wheat are reported from many district! in Mmai- toba, Saskatchewan'-aiid Se- veral prominent yrain men have ex- pressed the opinion that the total wheat yield will exceed one hundred aud thirty bushels of the very best .quality. cilJS' 1.- DAYS Laymen's Missionary rie Fire Did Much Damage Medicine Hat, Oct. 2 isj the date set for the banquet to j hrld under the auspices of the Lay-' men's Missionary movement. Lead- i ing Canadian speakers will deliver! addresses. Dr. Samson will deliver a lecture j here on Oct. 7 on the Government Annuities. We -understand that Bi. Samson is an able speaker, and he will probably have a full houae. Promoters of a large tile-manufac- turing concern are in the city looking into the possibility utilizing the natural gas in operating a factory here. The only fire in weeks occurred on Thursday on Braemar St. It LAYING AT REG1NA a long run from the fire hall but scon got tliere and squelched boys it. The big lire south of Bow.Island was extinguished after burning three days. Great damage has been done as a _large area of the land south of Seven Persons Creek has been de- struyed. City Crowded Many Outside People Jbtegina, Sack., Oct. is crowded with visitorc for the big SHOULD and Arjund ti Business -iiitjer fair over. u rather cool and a very large crowd who were praiaee of ev- illy of -rain .and -vegetables, which were such us to put to shame exhibitions in older Alah Jack-is r itter, Oct. uwuitf to it windy day UOL atutfiileU, out those ent worn loud in ry on Hough S an is doing i! Pierson and an addition settled uilding a.large P- Veale is Mr. J. Ltpobs'i Jnjjr.for u new sto will be occupied tailor. Mr- W. A. threshing -farm south of to.-. xow to his home in winter. A large crowd tutu shows Thuraday nights aii J well pleased with tfct- A carload of -E. B. Wild- are build- i, ery re- Fisher. A. excavat- on IVont St. It J- K. Davies, the DOUBLE SALARIES IN CANADA London, Treasurer of British Association, in terviewed, said tha t regarding scien tiiic work .in Canada, millions ha been in equipment -nd hundred had been saved on staffs. Lessons that Canada, United Slates, and En as well, have to learn is tha all.salaries ought to be doubled an twice as many people engaged, CONVENTION HERE Lethbridge will probably be the scene of a rousing public school teachers' convention on Oct. 21 and 22. Southern Al- berta some time ago di- vided into two parts for school convention purposes, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge being the c.-ntres of the districts. This year, however, some of the teachers have the idea that it would be better to have one good big convention instead of two small ones. Inspectors Brown and McKerr-icher are working on the plan now and will probably be able to make A definite' announcement few days. in ebration today and the city as- sumed a holiday appearance. Two special trains arrived during tbemor-f the Interior, C. A. Magrath. and W. C. Simmons. less the price increases. i The Mossleigh district is fast be- coming one of the finest grain dis- tricts in the country. 13, Hart was in town oti Monday and he re- j ports that JJiclcenson Bros, had threshed ninety acres of oats from which they garnered over 10710 bu- of fine, fat, plump grain. So i i far as we con learn the above yield j holds tho record. here ivas a -Charles Nelson, who farms near! polico court v'ayley. reports his spring wheat J Promiscs to be a busv Corning to- fielrl avorawd -l-H bushels to the acre. llS yuite a of The produccfl summonses have been issued to- should gi-ade high. TRESPASSED ON C.P.R. BRIDGE clean docket at the morning but there Taber, -Oct. police court have been busy last week. The authorities are determined to iwave'ht prairie fires. So have Leen made of a few. Elmer Ellison was fined and costs for starting a prairie lira with his threshing engine. Ho also fined ?1 and costs for not having a water pan of adequate size under the fire box. For not having j, ar- rester he was fined another '.lollar i'id costs. On the 28th two casos booze were tried. One man, for drunk and disorderly waa fined two PUT HIS FOOT IN IT Ottawa, Oct. mild criti- cisms Jieard in official circles Have of Grey's remarks at Calgary in regard to war witH Germany. Sur- prise being expresed; at declaration His Excellency on important ques- tion on which his advisers have not' yet annaunced details of their policy; dollars and costs assault was fined costs. G-. Anderson wai lor not having and five another for Ther qosts for and is good and! BOY !CH bonded goods being held up at ll..t.-j hard labor for beuig an old HORRIBLE SUICIDE Paris, Oct young -woman committted suicide in a frightful offender. J. Le'orecque was lined j' and costs or one month but was ua-; able to pay his line. [CHARLES SHARPLES ,-Sergt. Jigan and Constable Sims} BURIED AT M ACL-OD stopped over at Medicine Hat, hav- i ______ ing in their charge a man named Mc- X'hee of--Bow Island, who hnn been: committed as a dangerous lunatic to i the Brandon asylum. ner here tonight. Having had a quarel with her lorer, who is a lion tanu-r in a theatre in which- three? lions are introduced in the course of a meJodranm in which three lions are introduced in the course of n melodnima, the woman went behind the scenes'and thrust her arm into the cage. The animals were wild with' rage and -with a few blows of their claws tore her hand and breast to pieces. The woman's screams and the roars of caused a panic in the audience. MANY LOCAL OPTION CONTESTS IN MANITOBA Winnipeg, Man., Oct. was the last date under statute for filing petitions with municipal clerks to bring on a local option vote and the annual municipal elections. The results show a very wide spread the part of the ance people. At the provincial headquarters of the Royal Tempers are on file showing- fully sixty muni- cipalities have had petitiV.ns filed and are in for a on December 21st. Four. Medicine Hat men are this wook to resume their studies the Ontario cYierinary College. arc A, Hawke, Blytlie. year. at Richmond, Walter L. John McBride and Robt. Mr. BJythe graduates thi; Oct. d-ath ace yestmhn- at thf :-ge of 54 of an time rancher. Charles Sharpies. DecMst.-d was formerly the nianag-r of Winder ranch Clarppholm its inception, and whej: the ranch was sold he bought part of it "and soine the cattle. That was Hbou; 1806. He-was on- of the horsf-mvn in the country and was a good ju.iirc of cattle and stock, while h- took lively interest in Umi] .shows and fairs at which froquc-iily licto.l ;is judge. As n tic.- of tin- peace he did a lot of workjy'07 ami was a typical western ______ of infinite cjmmon A few years ago he became afflicted WILL witTi paralysis and has been a cnn-j firmed invalid "ever since. Ho was! married tr, a daughter of A. B. Me- Savs Donald of Lyndon, whom hft leaves to nn-urn his loss, along two 7h0 funeral took place today Sixteen Year Old Lad Found Dead On the Prairie day for trespassers on the C.P.Tt. bridge yesterday. Quite a number of people seem to have disregarded the company's notice about walking on the bridge, apparently not aware Of it he danger attending such an action. i The Cnrrie family who have caused the police no end oj trouble corning to the city, are shortly to be jrieporUsI to Minot. D. Wni. Cur- rie. the 'pater familias" is at present I serving a term of imprisonment at the Barracks, but will be taken out and sent back with his family to his native town. A sad fatfility is reported from Monarch this morning. Bur- rows, a sixteen year old boy went our last evening to picket a horse in the yard near house and not re- turning for some time his parents went out to look for him ;mrl found him lying dead. a-mcul The b0dy wiH brous'ht into tne t0morrow morning when tho cor- "s inner will investigate the cause of Ko particulars are as HARVEST HOME AT WESTMINSTER ic fintd and costs water pan under hia engine, though he did not start any fire. O. Gorhana was fined and coats ior employing: an unlicensed engineer. J. Still, the engineer, wag fined for operating an engine without hav- ing- a certificate. Mr. Still was also uned and not having a spark aJTSSter for having no water pan under the Are box another and cotts. This case is important in it waa the hired unlicensed engineer who finod for not having the spark arrest- er instead of fining the owner. ...John A. ITerron was fined for setting a prairie fire from his thresh- ing engine while moving. Then for not having a pan under his fire box fined S.U'Vo A rent was fined for burn- stubble without proper appliances HIK! with an improperly plowed fira- HEAD-ON COLLISION NEAR BANNING; ONT. Fort Frances, Ont., Oct. men are dead and one slightly; injur- ed as the result of a 'collis- ion which occurred Saturday at .7.30 on the Cgnadian Northern: hear Banning. Ont., 2D5 miles east of Win- nipeg, Engineer Puslte, though cov- ered with debris %vhen found, was un- injured. Two engines and quite a number of cars were demolished. It is said that the wreck resulted through the misinterpretation of or- ders by one of the crew. The dead are: Fireman Woodcock and Brake- man Lamb, of Rainey River, and En- gineer Bansen, of Tiainey River slight ly injured. LIVELY BLAZE AT AMI. SHEDS Then aftt-r the fair two cases of drunk and disorderly were each fined two dollars and costs. CHURCH j HUDSON-FULTON FEED GREAT BRITAIN at tho Roman Catholic burying said that in in The pall bearers frwnj i Canad; E. C. Cumins and j Great Britain S, Lord When He Re- turned to London London, Oct. Strathcona interviewed by the Chronicle a decade he believed able to supply with all stuff? required. Tlic harvest home services at West- minster Church yesterday werr attended. Tlif oliurcli was ; att-ly decoratfd with fruits, grains and Tho paj-tor. Rev. '.V.. A. I.yth; prejichvd in tlie morning ;ai.l Rev. T. Prrri- of Church in tho evening. H. F. Ken- ny, secretary of the Provincial Pr.ii- dny School Association, nddressr-d the Snnday School The Indies of the church -ire crv- injr a social evening in thr admission free. FIRE AT NIAGARA FALLS Niagara Falls, N. Y., Oct. a time early today the business sec- tion of Falls street was threatened by a which started in Droop Bros, store, between First and Sec- ond streets, and swept "through, the lien block, entailing a loss of 000. So serious did matter.6 look at one time that help was cnlled from Buffalo, but their services were not required. CELEBRATION CLOSED Now York, Oct. Hudson-: Fult-'m celebration closed here today with festivals designed particularly for tho school children. There will be sacred concert tomorrow and on October 9 Brooklyn vail have a car- nival parade similar to that to be given in Manhattan tonight, but with the Half Moon and Cler- mont the inspiration and the spirit. The celebration has gone on up the Hudson river and passed the cities alone: its banks. The wind was too brisk today for flying machines. The airship, race to Albany bas geen de- clared off. The Battenbery cup and amateur rowing and canoe, at Yonkers occurred today, the fifth contest since the cup was presented to-the enlisted men of the American Atlantic fleet. The cutter crew of tho TTnittecX States- ship wou the cup today. of the Louisiana .was second am! the British cruiwr There was a lively blazo in one of the A. E. I. sheds north of the for a short time about 9 o'clock this morning. Tho .building was used as a storehouse for gasoline, tar and oakum and was literally soaked In When the firemen arrived on the scene the fire was burning fiercely and it took about twenty minutes hard fighting to subdue the flames. The end containing }the gasoline was guarded from the flames or there might have been serious complica- tions. The rest of the building was entirely demolished. The chief and firemen deserve great credit for the way they handled this fire. It would meaut very little a trigf blaze the building being full of such inflamable material and sur- rounded by piles of lumber and shin- gles as it was. The origin of the fire is not known is thought that possibly a spark from a chimney ignited the roof. WORLD BRIEFS Home. Oct. The Pope had a- good night and is much better morning. He hopes to resume hig audiences immediately. For several days past the Pope has been indispos cd. There was considerable pain and swelling in the leg: which, indicated a. recurrence of the gout. Ainoy. Oct. 4. According to official- reports thure were TL deaths from Bubonic Plague and 94 deaths from Cholera in Araoy for the fortnight Saturday last. Warsaw. Oct. 4. A military circuit court has condemned two German sub to years and two yeans in (he. pencteotiary of respectively on tiw ;