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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL II. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, OCTOBER T, IftOt. WOULD PACK CHURCHES EASILY "LARRY" BUCHAN DEAD Results Of Religious Census Shows Faith Of Citizens If all the people of Lethbridge who have avowed their preference" for the several religious denominations should all suddenly take a notion to go to church some Sunday. morning there would be some -mighty full churches. Yesterday afternoon, about sixty Sunday School workers were busy takiiig the census and last night the returns handed in were tabulated. As mentioned yesterday the results .are! not expected to be anything like re-j liable figures as to numbers, the sus being solely lor the purpose as far as possible of getting the pastors Sunday .School workers the different churches in touch with the people whom they ought to know. A glance at the figures shows' oh the I face of it that the totals for some of the denominations are away off. For instance there are only three Coafu- cianists reported although there are fully two hundred Chinamen in the city most of. whom are believers in Confucius. Montreal, Oct. ant Colonel' Lawrence Such- an, C.M.G., D.O.C., who has been suffering from pleuro- pneumonia, died this morn- ing. He figured in the South African was formerly stationed at Toronto. NO. 2SI. BOOSTS THE BAD FIRE AT OAK POINT Oak Point, Man., Oct. is raging 32 miles north of Oak Point.' -t was started over a week, ago Jtog Creek Indian Reserve. Since hen.- it has been burning hundreds- CLUBS Premier Of New Zea- land Approves Of the Idea >f square miles of prairie and tjm-1; Wellington, N. Z., Oct. jer. A large quantity of hay has al- addressing New, Zealand CluJ (Udy ben destroyed. Several 'set- yesterday, said'he trusted that Par- tables tnd have earful deaths. lers have lost their stock, houses and forthcoming session would take steps to give New Zealand v position under the British ;_____ v. [navy than would accrue; as a' of having- local naval-protection.... The .clubs which held meetings at, luncheon hour were becoming more numerous in Ca- nada and such clubs, he -believed had not been seen in New-Zealand, and their value had not been realized. j When in Vancouver he was :greatly; Particulars Of j friends, whp: assembled in galleries to j witness the proceedings. Without ex-r jaggeration ,he could say the.regard i for New Zealand was much more in- VHEATCARRiED HIMINTOPIT At Spring Coulee Yesterday SALE OF ANOTHER CORNER PROPERTY Another corner property has been sold. Henderson Downer have' purchased the 50 feet west of Dr. Mewburn's residence, on the corner of Redpath and Burdett'St. from J.M. Hornby. The C. B. Bow- man agency put the deal through. is not made public but it is under- stood to be a, good figure in the 'neighborhood of thc price for other property -near by recently sold. WHY NOT TRY IT ON THE COYOTES? A Method Of Killing Prairie Dogs In States BANK AT DIAMOND CITY The Molson's Bank will open a branch at Dianio d City. This was decided when the president and general manager were here some time ago. A building for the office is being erected and as soon as it is completed the office .will open. NEW- Pekin, Oct. Hung Tse, pre- sident of the Board of Justice, has been appointed Grand Councillor of the Empire in succession to Chang j _ T- Tung, deceased. BfOT FIXED Kansas City, Mo., Oct. than prairie dogs have been killed by J..W. Holman, the officially Ottawa, Oct. i Railway Com- its recognized U. S. Government poison ef of the pests in the Southwestern States, during the last eight months. ilr. Holman is not through yet. He is here obtaining a new supply of strychnine and will start out on second crusade within a few days. He says he will kill at teast in the next eight months. His method is to mix the poison with wheat and place about a teaspoonful at the en- trance of the prairie dog's hole, j which is enough for three dogs, says The government pays one us. itinerary ;them is as Pert William, Oct. 9; I _____1 ___ j Winnipeg, 12; Brandon, KILLED ENGLISH GIRL ixious.'to.cultivate a closer acquam-'bct" Prtuw' Sask" Oct sad acci- The particulars of the death rfvWil- with >c.-Dominion..of New Zea-jmonton' Oct: 20; 'oct 22-1 miles north of this place on Sunday i tense there than on occasion' of -his 'former visit to Canada which was an- J pet.-13; Regina, ;pct. 14; Saskatoon., W. C. T. U. ELECTED THEIR OFFICERS AT HAT Medicine Hat, 'Alia., Oct.; U. elected the following officers: (President, Mrs. C. T. McKenny, Clar- esholm; vice president and treasurer, Mrs. S J. .Craig, Olds; corresponding secretary, Mrs. J. j. Burbsck, Ed- monton recording secretary, Mrs. W. Gee, Regina; "Y" secretary, Mrs. K. A. Humphries, Lethbridge. PARLIAMENT CALLED TO MEET Will Convene At Ot- tawa On November 11. WELCOME EARL Af WINNIPEG Loyal Greeting To the Vice- Regal Party At Prairie Capital i Speaking of the subject; Thompson in the Alberta Pacific jland' H. P. Kenny of the Alberta Sunday j Co-'s elevator at Spring Coulee are- School Association, who conducted ne Was dumping a load of wheat tie census, said that it was a mis-'hut was some .difficulty in gett- take for people to expect a religious the end gate off thejvagbn. He census to give any accurate indica- ?ot the" load to loosen tioa of the population of a place. it- -The; wheat came out with a rush There are several reasons for carried into .BANK CHANGE Red Deer H. "W. Wright, managc-r of the Imperial bank at Red Deer has been promoted to the larger bank at Wetaskiwm. :Gillespie, who was relieving-" at Eed j .Vancouver, Oct. -27; Victoria, Oct. 29. 'Dates for Lethbridge and Nelson will be arranged later. comes from agent the chief one being the inexperience of i.A-Peterson, who was in charge of the workers, many of whom are iiie elevator, saw him-go ;wi11 cordially welcomed t young, afraid or indifferent, itiately went down to" try to get HimEeii .Peer'-' and do not get all the people. They do get enough, however, to giye all the churches and their workers plenty out, sending the Hamster for help; Four men were soon him out but were unable so til the. wheat had been removed by when Georgena Downs, an English girl 13 years of age was disembowelled by a shot fired from 'a shot gun in the hands of a 4 NEW TRIAL IN A'MURDER CASE INSANE MEMBER DEAD to do untirthe next time comes. ta the. wheat had been removed by" VancoUTeV Oct- Wilson, Last night the returns .came in very [elevating.'it-.' It was five minutes be- of Parliament'for Bir quickly. Mr. Kenny says that by six vf.ore they got him free. A doctor iininSnam3 became violently1-m- o'clock .-there were three times as called .at once but he said lifeJsane recently in the Hotel Vancoti- many cards returned as there were at extinct and that death had come ver fiere' is that time in either Edmonton or Cal- jin IeSs than two minutes after he had gary. When the figures were tabulat-j into thc pit. ed last night all the cards were A. C. Robertson, superintendent of in, the west side of the city and Staf- ]the Alberta- Pacific Elevator Co lordville not being reported to any j brought the body to Lethbridge The extent. This will probably change company are paying all expenses the portion of the churches, which ac- I connection with'his funeral. London, being out' three hours today, the jury in ttie case'bf Mrs.Wesley Scott, accused'' bf murdering father-in-law, returned and announced failure agree. A hew- trial will 'be Winnipeg, Man., Oct. 'Grey. was, met in splendor of military strappings. His immediate vicinity, when he stepped down in the C.P.R. Russian youth, 15 years old. He depot-from the rear coach his spe- pointed the gun at the- girl, at -the- .game time- pulling the trigger. The'.girl died, instantly. STRATFORD'S POPULATION Stratford, Ont., Oct. assessment figures for 1910 show -an increase in population of 290, making a total of The increase in tal taxable property is mak- The advance of xeal pro- cial train, bristled with officers of the Winnipeg garrison, in gold and red and half the space of the large enclo- sure was filled with men of the 90th' Ottawa, Ont., Oct. second of the llth Parliament ,oi Canada will open on Thursday-, No- vember H. This date was decided upon at a cabinet council held; terday, at which nearly all the .min- isters were present. The sessional program was discussed with the result of a decision that the few pub- lic measures which are to be brought fonvard -next session could be ready in time for the moating of Parliament on the date favored by the Prime Minister. The Ministers .were encouraged to this conclusion j by the forward state of the estimates, nearly every department having obey- ed the summons to have .its financial requirements filed early. The chief item of the sessional bill of fare .win of course be legislation necessary "to carry Canada's naval' program. This is of course a non-contentiona} feature so far as party politics are concerned. The new bank act will perforce have to' be put through but it is understood that the to the present enactment will not be so drastic as to evoke prolonged de- bate. The Government hopes that. R-- Lemieux's negotiations with the who acted as a guard of honor. The 1 ImPerial Authorities will permit of reception Excellency in winni-jmtroduction of legislation, at the com peg lacked nothing of the formal dig- Iins will, pave 'way' for ing of in .the total valuation perty is bringing the total to. nity representativi 'of Royalty. -Earl Grey, brown with exposure to western winds .and sun- shine, grasped the hand "of Lieut.-Go- vernor and then noticing Col.' Steele" said, "Why, hello, The Countess with Ladies Sybil and Evelyn Grey and Hon. Sybil Broder- NEAKLY ALL THE BODIES RECOVERED cheaper cable rates across-the Atlan- tic. Government legislation for a Canadian navy will 'be introdiie- ed as "Navy defence. Bill." It 'will provide for twelve vessels, nine ot which probably will be placed on the Atlantic and three on the Pacific. The in "as Lett, n i bridge for some time and was a I Iresbyterian 1316; buyer for the Taylor Milling Co.VJ Roman Catholic sisters are living in 1193.Dakota. He had been working Church of England 1127) the Alberta Pacific Elevator Co', ten d Cause Of Terrible Disaster At Extension Gamp Not Yet Ex- Wage Earner ick, together with Capt. Fife capital expenditure. will exceed Lord Lascelles were cordially greeted j and the annual'outlay will i by representatives of the city andjbe j province. j j The the station was an KILLED A VISITOR animated street scene. The mounted! Vancouver, Oct. 6 for a trial escort of the for _ L Y No Preference........................... 215 i the Ellison Milling Co twenty-two years'old. 243 i ten days and formerly worked with j- herc. He was i dawn the'last body held entombed in Victoria, B. C., Oct. 59 j Undertaking Parlors. The funeral 36 i will be held tomorrow morning at ten T r, 32 o'clock, interment in the public cem- Latter Day Saints Congregationalists 13! Thompson's only brother was acci Christadelphians............... Sjdentallv shot some vears j.fathers at the top of the slope. Plymouth Brethren.................. si Unitarians......... the Extension mine will be recov- ered, thirty of the thirty-two bein OTit at a late hour tonight. Before darkness nine were added to the eighteen yesterday.' There waiting T6latives, brothers and Tt was a day of patient waiting and watching by the few whose dear ones still in the heart of the iABANDONED LORD i j sun in uie neart 01 tne mine, MAYOR'S SHOW j with the eager rescuers pressed back London, Oct old-fashioned dispersing after damp. Their Seventh Day Adventists............ 4 Confucianists 3 j Total 5953; There were 123 cards returned mark Mayor's show; which for a j watching was poorly rewarded though, ed "not at home" which represents many years has been the rmst the five bodies had been re- probably 400 or more. Three were: picturesque function witnessed! from ]STo. 9 stall in the early reported as refusing information. in England., was abandoned this year I Corning the motors whose glimmer- was a great variety of reli-jfy" the new Lord Mayor Sir lights were eagerly watched as gions reported as the above John Knell. Sir John proposes came for over a mile down the shows. The latest, and newest sect! havo a military and naval display on i carae out with workers but, no is indicated by one family who'.signi-! the occasion of his assuming' offic-1 bodies. Soon after the motor'came fied their church preference as "Medi-fand volunteers from both Iout drawing a truck in which gas is scouted. Inspectors Shepherd are no women to be seen near the and Dick accompanied by Manager Andrew Brydan made a thorough in- spection of the mine and Dick was overcome with gas for the first time in many years. The explosion has y damaged the al- though several extensive caves have been caused by the'room falling. To- night the gas is being iast dispersed and it- will be only a few days before lie miiif can be used. If a mule which came dashing from noon today, ambulance ran over and cinity about was filled with people! most instantly killed C F Keiss and vehicles. Af the signal of the, wealthy citizen of Austin Governor General's appearance there! was an outburst of applause. On his way through the streets Earl Grey was constantly lifting his hat in re- sponse to thc salutations of those T iereaved beiQS kept- back who stood, in line. At Rupert Street at Laciysmith wnere the remainder of of the 30 bodies recovered were taken before night, after coffiins ha'd been brought, from Victoria, the local sup- ply having been exhausted. The next fcw -days will witness many funerals three being set for tomorrow. To Relieve the Suffering At a public meeting held this af- the pit mouth this, speak it could tell tor the mule is the those left in the mi..... Unlike most mining disasters there m Wilkinson to morning could a thrilling tale only survivor of ternoon at Extension, called by Ma- yor Nicholson, a committee was ap- pointed consisting of the Mayor, Postmaster Theodore Bryant, Win! Ball, John Stewart, A. Degex and receive sub- jscriptions and relieve any suffering. he waved his hand to two little girls in a carriage who fluttered small Un- ion Jacks. This morning Earl Grey will visit the general hospital and in the afternoon will review the'Winni- peg school cadets. OWEN SOUND TO BUILD IT Owen Sound, Oct. The long talk- 'ed of, railway between Meaford and Owen Sound is likely to be built, by the corporation proposed line of Owen is over a distance of 25 miles and has long been agitated. for -by the citizens of Owen Sound -and Meaford. The board of trade is tak- ing up the matter. CONTRACTS FOR TWELVE Ottawa, Get. STEEL BRIDGES for 12 steel bridges on the National Trans- continental Railway, will awarded by. the government in a few days. j The aggregate of the contracts runs of the service will partici- procession. Only the were, pastors of the churches of the city where they doubtless will find recorded lots of people supposed to belong to their congregations but of they have had heretofore no op- )ortunity of knowing or finding out. fourteen twelve. The census-takers whose cards werej_____________ in last night reported making 113H' calls in a total, of 115 hours. With! SPEND WINTER 'N j in where four exceptions, the workers reported; Charl-s A. Magrath, M.P... of Leth-j covered that they liked the work "ve-'bridp- Alta-- Mrs. and! Bulletch and ry "lots of have arrived in Ottawa etc., while the exceptions com-- the winter and are occupying plained only of the wind and dust. Mrs- J- Eyre's house. 315 Daly Not one reported any incivility ot uri- pleasantness in the Work. Thc cards were sorted out bv bundles of humanity, scorched by after damp and covered with sacking. As the truck was switched -from the cine Hat." This is a new form of' branches paganism for the theologian to study, i pate in this F_____....... V1J1V ,llv The largest family recorded chariots of the Lord Mayor while included and of the sheriffs will remain" of j Covered pit mouth and pushed to the the old time pageantry. j temporary morgue made out of the i storehouse, it was followed by a gang j of miners and others who crowd-ed the corpses wer-e laid fmi These were John Gustave, a Slav name is not positively identi- od. Soon after three o'clock a sim- ilar scene took place. The watchers at the pit head saw a glimmer which j gradually became more bright ntfd j srton the motor emerged with thej bodies of Oscar Maynam and Charles] Salo, Finlanders. who had been work-! BUFFAiOPARK FREE FROM FIRE Many Men Protecting Property Near wright jJohn Stewart opened a subscription up in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The contracts will be divid- ed according to the lowest tenders the. Canadian -BrSdge Cony. proached for permission to solicit subscription in the mine. A telegram offering assistance was received from Acting Mayor Richard- son. Due to Pocket of Gas H. F. Shepard, mining inspector, interviewed, said the suggestion put forward by the Times that the ex- plosion was -lue to a pocket of gas is absurd. Official inspection of the mine will comment tomorrow morn- ing, attention having before been criven to getting bodies out. and a Glasgow, N. S. FORMER GOLF CHAM- PION KILLED San Francisco, Oct. send- ing a note to his friend, Dr. B. Bird- sell, E. P. Tetley, former golf cham- pion of for several a wealthy broker of this city'shoS himself to death in his office in A down town omce building here lust night. Company, of New' PETERBORO HAS PEOPLE Peterboro, Ont., Oct. boro's population is and its total assessment The in- crease in population yenr is 416. The assessment last vf-nr was CHANGES AT QUEENS Kingston, Oct. Presbyterian i church commissioners and the trust- lees of Queen's University are likely {to reach terms for constitutional changes in the charter so that the in- stitution will become more national than denominational. adjourned un- til scheme is further considered developed. "From evidence seen, thc explosion H METHODIST CONFERENCE IN VICTORIA Oct. Methodist has decid- Toronto, TELEGRAPHIC SRI EPS At Rock Island, Qut-., a carpenter named Forbes, was killed by the col- lapse of scaffolding on which he was Come In Now ing in stall 20 when the explosion had occurred and had been killed there. jnorth Five Mr. .he t the choo, chool Wainwright, Alia.. Oct. Edge district sixteen miles of here has been swept by remained when night came p- Luter lost his house and ;and the tired workers released j effects. W. Gal lager lost his house, i for supper. The five bodies wore while Matthews lost a stable, oats to close at hand. and hay and cattle. The fire is the Leaves Family Of Orphans flcrcest in thc history of the district. greatly PlcaSed with !dPaIit'es, has sent out a circular y in various municipalities saying that work done and j thc executive after considering the a blS Sundav objections raised by some x Here next year. He left councils to the new scale of member- i es lhroe orPhaned girls and two or Medicine Hat last night where a ship fees had decided to have thn whose but a scale of fees prevail until thc matter These were Herman Peterson, flamcs IcaPinS forty .feet across come uown to 3 and up to 2 1-2 and blown out he said. "That is all the we have as to the theory of-1 explosion due to a blown shot, which is general. Until have made our examination, n--til- ing can be said. This is a-disaster which will require close and careful examination to determine the cnuso." Dunsmuir Won't Talk is reported that Alex Shaw, the Not Until He Is Dead the _ tvt. Vj f fire guards. Thc settlers have forema" of 2 mine, who has ensus will be taken on Friday. Asked if he could form any estimate f the population of thc city from eports handed in ho said it was im- ossiblc unless he could know how horoughly the canvassers had cover- d the citv. Winnipeg will be the next meeting; lace of thc PvOyal Architectural In- itute of Canada. is thoroughly considered at the com- ing convention in Lethbridge. He says'that the matter of fees is a mi- nor tnatter compared with .the suc- cess of the Union and he urges everv municipality to be represented. Thc old scale is, Cities, towns and rural municipalities for every thou sand of population, in no case to be Jack Warjro, Thomas ton, William Rosencotivitch and Mike Dacolovitch. It was in John Bullvitch's sinl! flames for a little chance of the country is as dry the fire as tinder. much assist in getting out the bodies and who led thc rescuers who saved the -party of eleven who Toronto, Ont., Oct. Smith, in a letter Prcss Club, thanks the ,Thc fire which was burning near the i werc f-he end after five who Buffalo Park, south of here, yester-! bcon theni werc cut has that 'the explosion took i UndCt Jt is C0m' 7 sunroundcd by fire guards and been badly overcome with is in a perilous condition. Lieut. Governor gas and tonight. exploded the dust. H. F. Shepherd, mine inspector, is of this .ith have just left for a point north of Littlft hl's arrival. Asked more than Jlflfl or less than "Pinion and the idea of pocket of the prairie fires town to assist the settlers in fighting ,for a statement tonight he said, "I i nave absolutely nothing to eay." the suggestion of a statue in his ho- nor but says at thc same time that a statue is thc final seal, and should not be affixed till the record of life is complete. i Lieut. R. Y. T. Imperial i gunnery expert, is coming to. Ottawa to assist two other British naval of- (ficcrs in lending help to Canadian au- ithorities in the inauguration of a !navy. j Clayton ttigby, a tyoung man aged j24 years, living at Rose Valley, sev- I en miles east of Indian Head, had his caught in a threshing machine to the T citizens for 6-Goldwin Queen's University, Kingston, con- L" L' CANT PROVE !T Frankfort, Germany. Oct. gier in his final jieroplane flight yes- terday afternoon, declares that he Harry Timbrel, of Palraerston. while sliding out out of a hay came m contact with the handle of a rake, which penetrated his body eighteen inches, piercing one lung and icillinjt him. reached an altitude of 900 feet, official measurement was made and! consequently his claim is not regard- ed as a record. Joio. Osterholm, former financial of A. 0. U. W. of Niagara Falls, was j committed to jail for collecting mo- j ney and using it for his own purposei I Andrew Kisses committed suicide it The police cells at Port Colborae. ;