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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta., Tuesday, October Number STREETS AREMACLEOD AND CARDSTON SWEEP THE PRIZE LIST City Council Gives Street N u in b e r i ng By-law Final Reading FIRE BRIGADE WENT, TO BURNING BOXES o V O T K b Y O i JLlVl MacLeod Road anclC.P.R Tracks the Starting Points Round and Redpath, Westminster and IHuTedu and all -the other street..-; ar..- names of the past. They are now Fifth street south, Third avenue south, Thirteenth street north and south, and south, anil the other -streets bear corresponding numbers. -The by-law making the change from names to numbers receiv ed its linal reading at the hands of the city council last night and was ordered" signed, sealed au-d delivered by the mayor and secretary-treasurer. i Only "one amendment was made to j the bylaw as originally drafted bv the city solicitor. While placing the' designation south or north after the ivord "avenue" in the avenues as 'First avenue south, he had placed it in i front of the streets as South First street. The. council thought it be just as well to have a lin'- form plan in this regard, and accord- ingly made the amendment to place the'words- "south" and "north" af- ter the word "street" in the streets. Thc dividing line between north and south streets and avenues as pointed out. before in ihe Herald, is the rail- road yards and tracks. All avenues as well as streets south of thc tracks are designated "south" and all north arc designated "north." streets run north and south and the avenues 'east'and. vv-est. The house numbers correspond -with the street as for instant -Sixth' street south would -he in the first block east- of Sixth avenue, No. 700 in the first block past .Tevcnth avenue aud so forth.__ _ _ r. MacLeod "Ro'ad south, and Baroness Road First, -avenue south. West-minster -Road, south of the track is Thirteenth Street South, and 'north of the tracks, Thirteenth Street North. There is a wealth of history con- nected with of the names being discarded. Those in the original towiisite, now the ir-ain port-ion of the city, were.taken from the names of shareholders in thc old Alberta Coal and Navigation Co., most of them old country people. The three streets Baroness, Kurdett and Coutts took their names from the late Bar- oness Burdett-CouUs. Her residence The fire bell clanged.' furiously at about eleven o'clock this morning. The chemical and -hose wagons dashe'd o.ut in response to an alarm sent in from the corner of Fifth Avenue and Eighth street. A or more in- surance agents, two or ihre.e minis- ters and photographers -with cameras were on the" scene just time to witness a packing case and some rub- bish in the yard in front of, a 'shack the VeQdome Cafe building and Mrs. Neale's nesidence on Eighth street, extinguished by means of 'hand chemicals. The two men in the shack, Harold Owen and A. T. Bricknell, it is believed set the case on fire and were taken to the police station and booked on drunk and disorderly charges by Cons. Kroaing. SPOKANE DRY FARMING RESULT Honors in Grain go to Madeodaiid in te not as Good as Last Year Congress Opened Last Night -Addresses of Welcome TWO MEN DROPPED DEAD AT NELSON Nelson, Oct Lewis, 'an old- timer, dropped dead tonight in tho billiard room of the Royal Hotel. Cause of death was hemorrhage of the stomach., Richard Hall, porter of the Madden j House, dropped dead last evening of heart (Specialto'the Spokane, Washington, sweeps the small grain premiums and Cardston the forage crop. Macleod wins in winter wheat first and second; barley first and second; oats first; sheaf spring wheat, first; sheaf oats, second; potatoes, second; county display threshed grain, first. Arthur .Perry, of .Cardston, wins the sheaf win- C2 ter wheat, second; timothy, second; native grass, first: brome grass, first: sheaf oats, individual display of grasses, first; best indi victual display of grain by farmers, first. Cardston-wins, .the ...trophy f'or the best display of grasses and cultivated forage crops. The whole exhibition is not up to last y-ear's. seems to be due to the dry season. SAD DEATH OF YOUNG; WOMAN IN. STIRLING Stirling, Oct. Wednesday a gloom was cast over the when Mrs Neis. Hoagenson passed For some weeks Mrs Hoagenson has been suffering irorn typhoid'fever to which she succumbed. .Mrs. Hoagen- son was.the-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Larsen. sr., of this place. The deceased leaves six small children her husband, father and mother and- several brothers and sisters. Her relatives and friends have the sym- pathy of the entire community in their bereavement. The funeral was held Friday at. 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon Miss Lena Spangler and Mr. Theodore Brandley, jr., both of Stirling, were married'at Raymond by Bishop Anderson. A sup- per was given at night at the homt- of the bridegroom. Mr. and Mrs. Brandley will make their home in this place. TAKING PRECAUTIONS Los An.geles, Cal., precautions were taken tonight by U. S. Marshal Young-worth to protect the U. S. Federal. building here against possible dynamiting. This was done after notified him that since the Times disaster he had received, several .let- ters some of which were threatening, others are in. the warning.. LETHBRIDGE MCARTHUR IN GLEICHEN PATTERSON IN MACLEOD Bye-Elections are an Even Break-Some Sur- prises in Both Constituencies-Maunsells' Majority in Macleod Town Small -was in the citv of Westminster, a viously and went a portion oi London, hence Westminster wav ft lhis time. three polls to hear McArthur. Liberal candidate, has of 109. The three polls --'arc Rosebud, Two'Bar and Biggs' poll. The Liber- als expect to ..poll-.-.-.and increase ihti majority However; It is; significant that neither Mr." McA'rthur' nor Mr. Riley would consent to gi-vc interviews last night because the vote was incom- plete and something, might happen. Mr. McArthur would not say he .was surdv elected and Mr. Riley did not concede it. The contest, which was perhaps the most vigorous over waged in Alberta was filled with surprises. Perhaps the biggest of iJiese' was thc big vote which the niilluirst polls gave Mr. Riley. This was. a personal tri- bute to the candidate. This district has carried Mr. Riley to victory long The Vote in Detail The vot-e is given below arid London roads. From the Bar- oness' son. Sir ISllis Ashmwul-Barl- Ictc were deaived the Ashmcad and Rartlclt- streets. DulTcnn was named after the Marquis of DufTerin and Hornpas ailcr Bishop Bom- pas, pioneer Anglican MissionarV bishop in Rupert's Land. Rcdpaih. Ford, Cut bill, Courtland. Gjyn and other streets were named after oth- ers who were -interested in the fore- running company to the A. R. I. Co. In North Lethbridge and other portions of the city since added to the original towiisite, the street names have been derived from vari- ous sources, mainly after the men subdividing them. Foil Gleichen............ Namaka Strathmore Cheadle............ Shepard Moorhouse Freeman.'s Kockyford, Biggs" Ricards Sin-Otis Valley Beddingtoa Williams Dalroy, "maj....... Irrica.ua Rosebud Two Bar Cluny............ Crowfoot, maj. Bassano Brooks Bow River, maj. Strathmead C Heights RlcArth'ur Rile? 107 ti (50.. 13 43 20 2 -22 13 28 1G tiU 20 35 41 6 11 no report 4 '22 21 15 35 41 24 9 5 11 no report- no report illhurst Totals The Liberals counted upon Crescent Heights and Riverside to offset the vote of Ihe other three suburbs. Riv- erside did its part, winning out bv 7fi, but Crescent Heights was one of the big disappointments, yielding on- lv 5-i for Mr. McArthur. 'The Liber- als explain that the votes were there j rtesimounc hut- they could not be got out. Cres-' cent Heights not being in the citv. opened an hour later than the citv polls and closed an hour earlier- Most of the Crescent Heights voters work in Calgary and it is estimated that SO, at least, of McArthur votes were not, polled. Oi the Irn- cana. Strathmore, Langdon and Brooks did better than the Liberals expected. Gleichen was about as ex- Shepard and some of Biq Time in 11 o 50 on 33 U 119 154 35 11 5 980 Mac'eod 1G 11 55 17 0 3 65 78 9S Oil 63 871 President Taft Touched the Button Which Openen. the, Fair. Oct1.'. Taft' formally opened inter- national "convention of-the1 Dry Farm- ing: Congress in Spokane this-evening by" pressing :a golden button .in tne White House at "8 o'cloclc pacific time, ten minutes after the session liad beer, called to order by Alfred Atkinson, of Montana, chairman of the board of governors. Afterwards the speakers, visitors join- ed -in a salme of, ;col- ors.'and 200 the'-High iacnool Anthera-.on- der .the'direction "of. Following the .invocation, -.by the Rev. Dr, J. Hindley, pastor -ot Pilgr-im Congregational tliere were -addresses of welcome by H. W. Newton, chairman- of the local board of control; Mayor Nelson S. Pratt, Charles M. Fassstt, president ot the OFFICERS OF LAW SHOT OUTLAW'S DAUGHTER Relentless Siege Laid Against Dietz, the Defender of Cameron Dam-Daughter Tells Her Story-Is in Hospital Winter, Oct F. Dietz, the defender of'Cameron Dam, in. fear of whose terrible wrath the Village of "Winter has arme-l itself and quaked ia terror -for three days and nights will himself, be the object of a grim, relentless siege from now on until -his capture or escape. The tide of today with the estaousnment of a cordon of sharp- snooters at -vantage points on the ap- preaches to -the log cabin on Thorne Spokane chamber of R.yei% and. instead of TJiiy Hf 1T" n oeing besieged with tear, in? of that fear will HOT be truly on the Governor Hay, the session-idosed with the 'presiden-i's address by Congress- man F. W. Mondell; of Wyoming, in response on behalf of the international delegates by Hewitt Bostock, of Brit- ish Columbia, representing the gov- ernment of Great Britain, and the roH defensive and it v- ill be a siege to tne bitter end, one which may not come to a close until Dietz, his wife and three children have been starved out, .snot or captured, or the cabin levelled to the ground "before a field pieces, an exigency been .suggested as a last resort bv Thomas Whitten, chairman battery of bas call, of the States. President Mondell being detained at home by illness, his annual address was read by W. H. Thatcher, of the. Washington State College. A message tne countv from Mr. Taft to John T. Burns, sec- retary of the dry farming congress was read as follows: j "Please extend to tbe delegates of the Fifth international Dry Farming best wishes for a most successful meet- ing where methods and plans can be in charge of Deputy George A. Rut- zon. and- Mrs. Dunston. of Winter! -Miss Dietz was shot through, the body and suffered greatlyy Her'- condition is No attempt1 will ;be ma'de to operate tonight. She has -.deeh Kept a from reporters sincfe; 'Sat- urday but oa tie- way to .Ashland she told her story for the first time. Tells Her Story "I starte'd for' she said, "Saturday afternoon with my two after the mail. I was sitting on my brother's lap when suddenly we Gen. Supt. Price The Moving of Train; Crews >Jl TRAFFIC IS Lethbridge will Always Freight Divisional Point j v On the Crow f General. Superintendent "A: -Pripevo't the -C. P. came yesterday" and-met Mayor, -Bowman and Aid." Hatch and- the mittee, of business, men- appbintedXto: deal with the matter, in car and with' them for over two .hours- of the proposed engine, crews .and ;the freight crews, men! The -business men's committee- present were A. H. ey, John Horne, A. .Ripley, ninghain and "W. J., Nelson: -y Mr. .Price completely dispelled the rumors that have'been, in circulation tnat the C. P. R. proposed abandoning itnforidge as its met the .figures toy of the business men number, of. men already Tempved, There never had been, tton or suggestion doning Lethbridge.' There--'lia'd-never'' Deen a freight" train; pulled L.ethJbridge without changing, ;engiib.es' and crews he-did ribt'-'th'iiilcx V there ever would be., were not building natnai for' Crow'- traffic east. :tnan .-Leth'bridge, between, -i .Crowds. .and -ahead; into. the ,f 'he not that they-- evef .would.--He .offered to wnting and forward, them'to'ther-cpun- heard the command to halt; at the same instant some one fired from the bushes, the ibullet -passing through came out of my back, -close to the spinal cord. At the same instant Sheriff Madden jumoed out of. the _rt .....The 'Passenger Crewsj, .With regard, to the removal of pass-, enger engines and crews, which .fe- moval he'said was to Medicine .Hat alone, and not to Macleod or Cran- he argued that he' di d'.not .think. tnat in making that change the ment with, the city: was being ed for the simple reason that it never intended by the' C., P. R.: my body. It entered my and Passenger men out of and in fact the train -crews nwer had run out of Lethbridge and lue .engin- eers only a part of He offer- ed, however, to leave thjrVhole mat- Arnson left Dietz, iciiiDDewa discussed which will aid the develop- y- vvnen Under-Sheriff winter yesterday with-Miss surr'ering excruciating pain in the naggage cj.r, he had been V. Burns to take the wounded officers then handcufted Clarence and immediately to the hospital at as it was a case of life Macleod. Oct. 3 Patterson. ment of the "semi-arid regions of the (Continued on page ONE ETHEL LENEVE SAYS pccted as was QMP wi! i QiiirmP li5C others. Bassano did not do as SHE WILL SUICIDE the Liberais expected. London, Oct. Leneve, wlic j The C.N.R. camps did not vote vrrv Is hold for trial on the charge of j heavilv. hut. it- is estimated that Mc- being an accessory after the fact to the! Arthur cot about two to one Two or African j actress whose husband Dr. Hawley H. j McArtbur majority be Crippen is held as her murderer, is OVer 150. in a delicate condition. The prison doctor fears that if she is placed on trial in her present condition, it will have a serious effect on her. Miss JLeneve remains unsnaken in her infat nation for Crippen but declares that if she gains her liberty she will com- mit suicide. BRED 'USAND GIVE! BIG STufti EAST 7 IT? QUEBEC BRIDGE TENDERS WILL BE CONSIDERED jcauons durinR thc Oct. Geo. P. Gra-; iaUer part Of iast and at pres- hain returned to thc capital today af-1 cnt thc wircs arc bcing rcc0vCred but i witfh consequent congestion of all business. The C.P.R. suffered ehiefiv and the farmers" independent candidate, defeated Edward H Maunsell, Liber-1 a I, in the bye-election held today to till the vacancy in the Alberta legis-1 lature caused by the death of the late i Colin Genge With one remote poll-' my; district to be heard from whose, vote cannot alter the result, Mr. Pat terson has a majority of 68. The town of Macleod gave Maunsell a ma- jority of only ten. where the Liber- als confidently expected 100 or more, K'hile Patterson's vote m the coun- try more than ofTset- this advantage. The by polls were. Maun- .sell, town 10. Waterton 5, Standoff 5. Patter- i eresaunc; hundreds of son, Waltondale 17, Orton 7, Siler l.'i K'pp 7. Rath well 1-3, Allendale StanrtoiT Springs IS. St. Pauls 2. Ewclrne was a tie and Spring Ridge not vet heard from. Tonight the successful candidate was hauled through the streets by his enthusiastic admirers who took out. ihe horses from his carnage and burned oil-soaked brooms for torches. In tlu- town hall there was a demon- stration and jollification, both vie- and death. At Tuscobia, Arnson re- ceived a telegram from District At- torney Davis, it is said, ordering the girl's removal to Chippewa Falls. Uncie Met the Train William Dietz, brother of the de- render, met the train and tried to console the wounded girl, who show- up his hands. He was driving a team of young colts and said he did not A number of Clarence was shot through the arm. My other bro- ther leaped out ani tbe officers fired at him many times as he ran. The dare to drop the lines. shots were fired and oegan handcuffing me. I told them I was shot but the handcuffs were Angeles, Ca1--, Oct. McLeo'd" .Brocket j the' stimulus of proffered rewards ag- placed on my wiVsts, but were later taKen off. At Winter I was very weak from loss of blood and as I lay they read a warrant to me. Neither of my brothers fired a shot and I was not armed. The officers were afraid that my father would come after me and five of them placed me on a train and took me to Ash- ed plainly on her face the suffering i jaufi. At Hay ward all" b'lt one of the which-the enforced trip on the floor j deputies left me. i "don': know of the 'baggage car meant. William jj should be'shot this way and then iJietz remonstrated with Arnson and j be arresteo." demanded his niece's removal to the Hospital at Clnppewa Falls as orig- Ilicemcn and private citizens here po- an'i 11 the coa.-i ciues are searcnmg trajn to another, and the girl 'taKen to Ashland. instead. may lead to the ar- spii'ators who are held the blowing up of the mally intended, but Arnson was aurate and insisted in changing litrer .from the baggage car of o-b- in for clues that rest- o{ the responsible 101 Times building last Saturday and the i attempted of the homes] of General Harrison Otis and arrived there lute in the afternoon in ter of passenger ere. nmtlon of the term and the de-. 'terminal great pain. Confidential Statement According lo a confidential The Lethbridge excursion to the Dry Farming Congress and- Exposi- ion and Interstate fair, left This hande'laar! secretary of the Werchants j ment -made by -Myra to Mrs. Phelan j morning at six o'clock, the two lonal point" in regard to whether: it was meant to induce 'passenger train and engine crews to any lawyer or-: lawyers that might be decided upon. Why Traffic is Lighter Supt. Price declared that.-Macleod: was 'being- maintained and fe.uilt- .up as a divisional point only for the C. E. road, the terminal of which it nad always been, and of course, ways would be. Since the completion of branches east from Wetaskiwin, to htardisty a large volume of traffic, of coal and lumber for northern Sas- Katchewan, which had formerly come via Letnbridge, Kirkcaldy and Re-' gma, was now .hauled north over the U. E. as it was the shortest route. ;rnere had consequently -been, 'an-in- crease in the volume-of traffic-over tnat branch, hence the need of build-' increased facilities at Macleod. Any reductions in the number pf, freight crews running out of Leti-' 'bridge since ago was due to the natural falling off traffic owing 10 the shorter crop and the smaller consumption of lumber and other mountain products, and by the doubl- ing up of loads consequent the 'opening up of the new line 'west-of .LetnDridge with its reduced grades. I Where formerly a train running west ter a short absence and this afterr.oor. is engaged in considering of applica- tions for a number of railway routes and maps mos'iiy in the west. Ques- tioned as to bridge tenders said they would not be on tiip platform and pledged each oth- r-r's -fr-.'-Rrlshin. M i.. Patterson reiterated his intention to support the Sifton covcrnment in all m.itters that his judgment approv- ed of. and al! alona; 'he norUi where many poles were blown To the ho'uih ihe siorm ccn- j a j'encd .vast at present. -When opened j in- was in the neighborhood oi Far-! will be referred to thc Bridge commission who will consider them on their merits. T: will be. of course. a matter of some contract car, be let. weeks before the BAD FIRE 'STRUCK BLOCK AT AMHERST Amherst. N. S.. Oct. disastrous fire broke out Saturday morning in tl-u-'Trecn block destroying the inter- ior and stocks COTTON SPINNERS REFUSE TO ACCEPT COMPROMISE X.D and the G.N.W. tor a time j Oct. 3--The Federation lost practically its wires Master Corron Spinners'to-day re- Minneapolis and Chicago. Indications jJtised to entertain the revised terms o; art- of severe storms on Lake Super-j the compromise proposition suggested inr. hut so far details have not bceu George Askwith, Comptroller Gen- obtainable, i eral of the Commercial r.r.ri Star Jistioal Department of the' oi LAFOLLETTE OPERATED ON j 'J and accepted by the operators. Rochester, Minn., Oct. S. Accordingly, the lockout of K50.00C Senator for gnll Lafollette was stones today. S. operated on Eight stoner. men continues. Much disappointment J is tcu, as the indications last night I and Manufacturers Association The police and civil officers bfiu-ve thai at, least three nu-n were concerned in the outrage which the of more than a .score of Timi-s employees and the city has placed S10.000 upon the head of each. The county todav voted an additional award of for eVft'v man captured and convict- ed, aiui on top of all the members of thr Merchants'ati-d Manufacturers' As- sociation desired to offer a reward of Twenty-rive thousand of 'his amount already has been subscribed. Thc rest, it is'predicted, will be sub- scribed tomorrow iipon thc assump- tion that at least three men were re- sponsible the combined offers of re- ward is thus approximately annals of criminal pursuit. The entire state has been- aroused. One news- paper that has been friendly to union labor printed a first page editorial today demanding that in view oi the directed at the unions in jwncn confined in the Hotel nrst words spoken dining trie ambuscade were: "Halt, That this statement by the wounded girl true is verified by the fact clarence from his cell teiis the same story, and Leslie his flight through the woods. of Leinbndge could only haul 700 tons, they could now haul 2400 tons. Jn this connection he mentioned that grade east, of Lethbridge would placed the same words in the mouths of Uie attacking party. Since the am- there has been absolutely no chance for the three children to get together lo make up the story. Arrived at Hospital Ashiana, Wis.. Oct. by a deputy sheriff-.and four deputies aTTVififi witii riflps Mvrs, Diets, the daughter of John arrived here this afternoon and rushed to St. Joseph Hospital. It was reared that Dietz and his friends would try to rescue her and the dep- coaches beine; attached-to the west- bound Spokane-Portland Flyer. They will arrive in Spokane about nine o'clock this evening-. They will spend and Thursdav in Spokane., night and'SOIGe day be reduced considerably. Light trains loaded for the steepest grade, wuere there are steep grades, make quick time, and require long di- visions. the grades are rediic- ed ;md the tracks up to the highest standard much heavier trains are .haul ea, which take longer time and re- were, removed from the gall -bladder, i wore that Mr. Askwith had found a i conncction with lhc cxpiosiOn, the Prospects for recovery arc gooa. nt, t'ov uttes the tram as tai leaving there on Thursday arriving iiomc on Friday morning. Those composing the excursion were E. Adams, Mrs Adams and'..boy, S. S. Dunham, F. Mrs. Downer and Miss party lhc. lnp lor thc C.P.R. wav out of the situation 1 strikes now oufiht to be called off. as She-arrived at Ashland was with them. FLEW OVER PYRENNES Barritx, Oct. 'i. M. Ta.ijuica.ii mae a splendid flight over thc Pyrenees frofn Spain to France last evening. The aviators rose at San Sebastian and directing the course between the lofty peaks of Haya and'Pezquibel, followed the valley of the River Bida casoa to the sea over which he cd to BiarriU. ;