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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. NORTH WARD NAMES TWO MEN Messrs. Frayne and Oavies Nominated For Aldermen PRAIRIE FIRES OUT Portage la Prairie, Man., Oct. The prairie fires in this district hav all died out. No damage has ber reported from the plains. NO TRUTH IN THIS STORY Ottawa, Oct. was stated here today when General Sir John French comes to Canada next year there will be a mobilization of all the Canadian troops at Petewawa mili- ary camp and a grand'review, but there is no truth, whotever, in-the report. A-large number the North Ward gathered in West- minster church last night for the .TOUCHED EXPRESS CO. Oct. jury'awarded Richard .ford this" afternoon in his action" against the Canadian Company for for ma- purpose of selecting candidates from that part of the city for the "coming municipal; elections. Robert Nim- inons was voted to the. chair and called on the members of the licious prosecution. Last year the ex- press company had Ford tried before FIRE DOES MUCH Magistrate Denison :for forgery and before. Judge .Winchester in the -ses- sions for 'theft; On" both he was acquitted and the present action com-j is the mittecs appointed1 at the previous I ___ meetings to present their reports. A. Frayne reported for the .com- mittee that, interviewed the council on the polling booth for the stated that the expressed; titmselvcs in favor of establishing a'-booth there, but any one wishing to vote there must come and have "his name placed on a separate list. This he did not con- sider satisfactory at all. Mr. Nim- mons stated that the city officials have the assessment, roll showing the resident ratepayers of the North Ward and should be asked to form a j list from that data. He had spoken to the mayor on the subject and was given to understand that the matter could likely be arranged in that way. Mr. Boulton moved a resolution that the council be Basked to secure) such a list, to be used in the coming- election. The resolution was endors.-! ed by the meeting. IN MISSION Touring Easternera To Be Banquetted Here t DOMINION FINANCES IN GOOD SHAPE Ottawa, Oat., Oct. revenue of Dominion for the first six months of the present. fiscal year amounted to an increase of over the same per- iod a, year September re- ceipts were. com- pared with the same month last: year. The ex- penditure for six months was a 'decrease of compared with 1903. Lethbridge is to have a big Lay- men's 'Missionary Movement banquet a the evening of Tuesday, Novern- er 2. Such was the decision reach- ed last night at a meeting of the lo- cal co-operating 'committee with A: E, Armstrong, sectary' for the Lay men's Missionary Movement of ths Presbyterian Church. He with. R. W. Ailin the Anglican secretary are mak ing west {arrang- ing meetings -and dates for the'delfr-" are.-.to; make a tour of, Canada froin the .'Atlantic to the Pa-1 MASKED MEN OPERATE AT TABER. Rob Inmates of House Of Nearly Hundred Dollars H ard Fight Made By People Ai-dutid Grassy Lake SEVEN-TWO 'the last. night, which j was held .in the vestry of Knox Church-Tvere- of St. Higinbo- tham, A. p; Wal- lace of Knox; Dr." Galbraith and 0. )D- Austin.of- Wesley, ;and John Tor-i WltiS SeCODfl CdlDfi Of ranee of Westminster' as well as Rev. I VI T. P. Perry and Rev." A. M. (Special to the Herald) Taber, Oct.- masked men raided a disreputable house out at> the river, between ten and eleven o'clock last night and robbed the in- mates of about eighty-five dollars. The victims immediately came to town and lodged out a complaint ag- ainst three young men1 of the town. However it. is: the general opinion that it is case of mistaken-identity. Sergt. Egan and Corporal Mason are working on the president of Candidates Chosen. Passing to the real business of the 'evening, the selection the chairman usual start'-of tiiL game and discussed the ground rules. Practically all of the field' is clear and there" will be little BERNIER MADE A SPEECH When the Canadian Flag Was Hoist- ed oh Arctic Isle Toronto, Ont., Oct. H. Jack- son, a young Toronto man in the ser- vice; of the Meterological Bureau ar- rived in Toronto this morning after being the ..Arctic' regions for, a year. v He gave a very interesting account of the -taking possession of the Ar- chipelego on the first of July before i leaving their winter slab of babbit metal, two and a half feet long was made in which a mould was run with ,the words announcing formal possession of the land on be- half thV .Canadian "government. This slab was then bolted to the huge t sandstone rock .on which Sir Edward Parry had carved his records and a flag was erected with it. Then Cap- tain Beruier addressed the HAVE T 0 BE READY FOR WAR Admiral Seymour Is Not Expressing Any Opinions ly and uver. the formal proceedings were A PENSION FUND Ottawa, Ont., Oct. is the Canada Gazette that an pplication will be made to Parlia- j Farming Congress and the Interna- tient to incorporate a" company un- j tional exposition in 1910 or. er the name of the Merchant's Bank j and with that end in view the f Canada Pension for the pur- organizations will send, a repre-' ose of establishing a pension fund j sentative delegation to Billings, or the employees of the bank. Mont., where the fourth sessions win be convened by Governor Norris the morning of October 26, close October 28. It will al- so invite other cities, towns, and communities in the Inland Em- pire to send delegates and use their j influence in behalf of- Tfce congress has a membership of more than representing 3G states and territories and 10 foreign countrits including Canada. Mayor N. S. Pratt, Frederick EL jGoodall, president of the chamber "ol r commerce H. L. Moody, first president of the Show, Inc., the Club, the commissioners of Spokane coiinty and jthe Spokane County Horticultural i society will also probably appoint delegates within the next few days. Governor Hay will also name dele- gates to represent the state, as -'will (tfle forestry, agricultural, horticul- tural and live stock H. L. Moody, who will present Spokane's invitation, has been as- port, that the German-..warships now j signcd a place on the program and here brought over flags- captured in 1 will speak vice- New Oct. Edward Seymour, of the British navy, when asked yesterday about a re- upon "The Progress of Dry Farming in the Inland par-de in which hc AviU shoTr what has relied that he did not believe ft. accomplishcd commun- the Franco-Prussian wax to carry in the Hudson-Fulton military LORD BALFOUR GOES HOME Mwatreal, Oct. Lord Balfour of Burleigh, chairman of the West In- dian trade commission, leaves .for vbting was to be carried on. i from J. B. Davies moved that the meet-! Ai amended by Mr. Boulton to two can-i the doing so hounced" the batteif others There will also be a (and Gibson for Pittsburg was prevented j number of. men'-from the Western ci-i FIRST INNINGS ties. Mr. Armstrong paid a high i Detroit: beat a hit to lit and and D. England ed next week having complst-, jities in eastern Washington and Ortv: Ger-1 gon, north and central Idaho, west- he ern Montana and south-eastern Brit- said, "I have always found that they ish Columbia during the last few my experience with the all parts of the strictly observe the proprieties." I years. Mr. Moody views the' aoming con- in to name of J. B. Davies.was proposed'! by Messrs. Byner and and; Frayne byiarenotk the name the of Arthur and Larson, nominations men were declared choice of the meeting candidates from the the coming municipal campaign. For School Trustee. ___ Mr. Boulton thought that meeting should also choose candi- date for school trustee, and ate. Robt. Nimmons for the North! Ward candidate. This being the onlvj nomination; for the candidature no j voting was required. j Some Speeches. The candidates were called on byj the chairman to address the and stated their views on subjects of j importance to the North Ward, Mr. Davies being the first ,cd -took the; platform, and after thanking the ratepayers for the nom-j ination, assured he was' going 'to fight in both-sides of.; the I city for the election. He didn't ex-' pect to get beaten either. He con-1 sidered it the duty of -every man in the ward to stand by him and' secure j builds It was decid- which particulars: to have flu- banquet-on Tuesday, j 2. and congress either the at-, tcrnoon before or after the banquet. to put out the! the time. If the congress is held i no doubt saved th.- life of i Wednesday afternoon, there will be a the fcown as the.-fire was at that meeting on Wednesday evening j burning fiercely a'.few hundred yards i jfrom the fifst buildings. The men of the different cono-rega- i a minute. 'stein. No runs. Pittsburg: Byrne drew balls. Leach doubled to scoring Byrne. Clarke Donovan to T. Jonvs, sending Leach to third. Wagner struck out and Mill- Asked whether he considered that., x, the taking of evidence in Canada] there was any possibility of a war greatest respecting the trade conditions be-1 between England and Germany, Ad- OI thc century, ranking in tween. Canada and the West Indies, j miral Seymour replied that conimissioners will not hold fur- man Emperor was' the only person lhc inquiries Messrs. Fielding successful recently- closed in Spo. -t _ JA1WO u _ could answer that question sat-' TTP e..-j and Paterson, the Canadian com- Personally he hoped not, i Bmings wffl be missioner's, are of parliamen- tary duties. The next inquiry will be held in the West Indies. to every agrictiltur- FARMER KILLED Thamesiord, Ont., Oct. trag- a base on here this morning. Bar- right field, jtholomew Thisley, .aged. 74, of Kn> tore' was PIowinS with the lines buckled around his waist when the bolt slipped' out of the doubletrees er made a hit. The game was delayed by discussion as to whether Miller's SHIPBUILDING FOR CANADA j tions will be asked tomorrow two or more i tral committee. E. N j being already appointed extra dele- gates for Knox, no 'meeting will be 'necessary in that church. Many British Firms Are 1 Communication Wifh the Government P sistant Wallace- secretarv hit was "a. double under the ground rules 'and both. umpires decided it was, so only Leach Miller re- turning th second base. Schmidt Schmidt getting an error. Absiein struck out. Two run.s. SECOND INNING: Detroit: Crawford'stmck out. D-if- was appointed out, Wagner to Abstein. Mor- to the secretary, j iarity singled to left, T. Jones singled and he was pulled over the handles. He struck on his head, breaking his banquet. The-committee will meet j Doubled to centre, scoring Momrity again next Saturday evening at thejancl T- Jones. Donovan struck. place to make further arrange-! 4- f ments.- the election. He intended to study, carefully the interests of the whole city, but it would be his special duty to look af- ter the' interests of the north side of the city. 'He stated that it was not reasonable that a street so import- ant as Westminster Road should not be provided with sidewalks. Alder- man King, he mentioned that he had nobody to-back him up. Ottawa., tives of the. most prominent ship rs' firms in Great Britain .-are in communication with the Canadian government with. a. view t'o establish-! MOULD IN1PANESE ing plants in Canada, both for the.' construction of the new Canadian. war vessels and.the building up of large ship-building industry .that -will, Port Hope, Ont., T. R. Preston, in at dress in St. --Paul- -warned the-'- Christian -World' that' Donovan to T. Jones. Gibson walked. In ?.t- I tempting to sacrifice Camniiz bunted I a little fly to-Moriariiy. Gibson .sto'e second, throw by Schmidt i helping him. Byrne struck'our, No l runs. j THIRD, INNING: Detroit: D. Jones "was _ A'bsteiiT j bunt along third base line. 5ush ad-isinglc-d to left sending "D. Jones to Church tonight i second. Cobb drew a.base on balls, JOHN 8RIGHTS SON AT MONTREAL Montreal, Oct. .Bright, son of John Bright arrived in the city today. He is on his way to the United States. He regards the position of lookers-! f'n as only proper to assume in con- nection with the budget feeling that Canadians are too far! away to give them proper under-' standing of affairs of tht- Old Coun- try. "Every one at home is fearfully excited about the he con- cluded. C because war today meant a great loss i vital iniportance of me and expense, which must be met by taxation and in his opinion it was wrong even to discuss publicly i the likelihood of war between the j w OG aerivca are two at. present friendly nations. jof the discussions which will "Do you think that Germany is out the experience of men who have preparing for he was asked, j solved the problems that the con- "Germany is increasing her ,na-' gress will consider at its convention, said Admiral Seymour, "but I j "What this congress means is evi- cannot tell you the 'reason, because j denced by the fact that the officials I uo not know it. The millcnium is of the coming meeting expect to have not yet in sight, and nations have nearly members on their, rolls to be prepared for war. It is easy i before the close of the sessions Tlmse to.inflame the minds of people against j will represent the east, the south and otic another, and then, again, one j the west, but chiefly the west where never knows what may happen.'V the conservation of the natural mois- ---------_ I turc is practiced- outside the irrigated. districts. j "Here is also Oct. i interesting safe assist m a FERDICT OFpRY IN BABY MURDEfl ten years the. opportunity of amend-j apfeafs ing their present next year if he secured the election. Aid. King Asks Questions. meet all the rapidly growing needs, of the, Canadian merchant marine. In of new navy the government desires to extend the au-jj_n Japan would tonomous principle; of having themj The Christian World still looked up- built in Canada and by making the! on' thc as a heathen race in the. 'bases with missionary not be available. Aid. King, who was present at the; whole'system of national defence savage meeting, had quite a number of ques- so-far as the raw materials are their tions to put to the speaker. He en- o treat the sense and did not recog- wondcrful intelligence. cerned, practically independent of j had been tacked on to qutrea if he would-be in favor of j education and civilization. In Japan asking monthly reports "from the j L As has already been stated repre-ithc workers were under paid, city cpuncil showing the amount of sehtatives of several British firms and was losing ground. Ke work aone and money expended. The [are now en route to Canada to dis-iasked the western world speaker replied that he would if such; cuss- with "the government the condi-! Problem seriously, a procedure were preferable. _ He J to the probable subsidies or .Ottawa, pet, S.-Rev. T. E. Eger- thcljusincss that can be relied upon ton Shore, at the Canadian Metho- for the proposed .today that hc would iike ing plants and dock yards. .Nothing that' the missionaries definite has yet been.agreed upon but the outcome'of-the negotiations now under way w.i 11 probably be the es- Toronto. OCT. Mrs. Ma be Turner strangled the Anthers infan in Toronto and took it from here t< a place near Niagara Falls when it was thrown from thc window of a New York Central train was the opin ioo of the coroner's jury which re- turno.T a verdict early this morning chance. Crawford flied'to Clarke in. after an hour's deliberation of a mass short left and_D. Jones did not at- of circumstantial evidence which was none out. ..It s if Gamnitz will be taken e box as both; "Clarke and Vvagner are talkiiig to Cam- nitz, however, was given another thard; Dele- to' centre, scoring D. would also be in favor of government! by the aldermen and not by the city officials, which Aid. King ed to know. Tn reply to thc alderman's ques- tior. as to wheUier he would be favor of a reduction of the high sal- ir. aries of the city officials, (Continued on Page should in thc preach native and conduct services language when in Japan. He would give.'them two clear years tablishment of a large 'Canadian to learn thc language. This branch of .nr Af I is sic- of one.or other of the world-' nificant statement after the'rcmarks inree.j famous Bntjsh ship.buiiders, firms Of R. Preston in tr tfempt to hanty singled Jones and Bush and sending Cobb to third and taking second on Leach'? throw to, third to get Cobb. Willis is now pitching for Pittsburg. Cobb stole on the first ball pitched by Willis, maJcing a remarkable stab for the plate, Moriarity drew a base balls. Tom Jones hit a bounder to Willis and was: forced (Continued on Page Four.) submitted at four sittings of the in- quest. SCORE'BY INNINGS': Detroit 023020000-793 Pittsborg 200 000 000-2 41 LANDED ON AN ISLAND Gait, Ont.. Oct. Alex McCallum a C. P.R. bridge painter, fell from a bridge here today and struck on an island eighty feet below He fs suffering- from concussion of the "BILLY" EVANS DEAD Lexington, Ky, Oct. Evans, known throughout the coun- try as "Billy" Evans, perhaps the groatest_ developer of you. trotters and pacers in the cou'tr V-d at liis home hero last r-v.v -in illness of many I'. 40 a rare opportunity for Spokane to gather a national body to meet with its gates. We shall be represented by a" large dfcle- gation, and with the co-operation of j the delegates from other parts of the Northwest there is every reason to .believe that we can land the COR- j gross for the coming year or .in 1911, Spokane has shown the world that it j is capable and equipped to handle the j largest conventions and that its re- sources as host are" practically with- out limit. I "Z bclieve the. people of the Inland. j Empire will see the value a Winnipeg, Oct. delegations gathering in Spokane and that will leave Winnipeg next week to con- fer with the governments of Alberta and British Columbia in relation to Delegations Leave WJ For the Western Capitals we every district in We not neglect the shall have the assistance and co-op- eration of Northwest. the part these provinces are to take j opportunity at Bi-lings to show" the in Canada's international exposition, delegates coming from all parts of take the United States and Canada and foreign countries what we have to of- Canada's international The Alberta conference will place on Thursday next and the dele- gates from Winnipeg .city will be D. C. Cameron, William Whytc, John W. Dafoe, T. A. Henderson, and P. Hutchinson, Mayors R. R. Ja_ mifson of Calgary, and Robert Lee of Edmonton, have been invited to meet the Winnipeg delegates at Ed- monton, also members of the Edmcn ton Board of Trade. The British Columbia delegates are D. E. Sprague, Hugh Sutherland, J. Y. Rcise and R. C. McDonald and Mayors Lewis Hall, of Victoria and V. C. Douglas of Vancouver, have been invited to attend the conference iogethcr with President Simon Lei- cr of thc Victoria Board of Trade. fer and that we are in position make the movement one greater importance than it dav." CHILD'S SAD DEATH St. Thomas, Ont., Oct. the 2 year old daughter of Wellington Annette, living near Alvinston, met death today by breaking her nfck while crawling over a fence. Her foot slipped and her chiti caught on the top of the boards. CHARGED WITH BIG THEFT Toronto, Oct. Daley, This conference will be on Friday at waiter is charged with stealing Victoria. THIRTY REPORTED KILLED Topeka, Kansas, Oct. X'ple are reported killed as a re- ult of a Santa Fe construction train oaded with workmen crashing into oil train on the outskirts of To- a this afternoon. worth of jewelry, including a diamond ring from J. Martin, Cobalt, and Henry Mackie is also in custody charged with receiving the goods. It is Mackie sent the goods to some place in Belleville and the police of that city have recovered them. ;