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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 13, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta e Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I. LEtHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1908. NO. 257. MR. BULLOCK EECTED AT TABER To Ppi Vacancy in the Town Council-Other News Tabor, O-t. 12.-Aftur foUowlnff tU� railroad business the greater portion ot his life, twonty-one years of which having boon in connection with the C.P.n. ns ngcnt at Sturgeon FallB, Ont., James A. Hawkins has decided to sever his connection with the com puny, come to Alberta and Invest in land, then bring his family and settle permanently in Taber. Ho,came here principally to visit his relatives, Mr. ond Mrs. F. K.. Davis, and after riding-over the country and beholding .the-vast po.Ieaded guilty to the- charge and was fined one dollar and costs, amounting to $4.7C, which was promptly paid. J.M.W. FACES SERIOUS CRISIS Sicialitt. Element in Mtn*r'> Organii. �tidn It Putting Up Hard Fight to Qtt Control IndifthapoUs, Ind., Oct. 12.-With iho HtmultaneouB retirement today of Vice Pifesid nt J. B. White and Sec. retory Treasurer W. D. Rynn, the United Mine Workers ol America face a criHis in their orijanlBation. Ryan is to b;^come leader of the Illinois operatorB, with supervi.sion of the southw �t territory. John Walker, tin avowed Socialist, leading the Social ifit wing of the or. gonizatlon, numbering 300,000 men, is candidate io succeed PrcHldent Lewis. Lewis is weakened by the withdrawal of White and Ryan, who have ben consistently . supporting thf Conservative polioiefl of John Mitchell. White's retirement in duo to ill. Iicalth. Various reason.^ are as.9ign. (>d lor the withdrawal of Ryan. It is likely that strong pressure will be brought to bar on both men to hold their positions until the organiia. tiun election next fall. The flght between Lewis, who is conservative compared with bin pros, pectivo opponflnt, Walkcff, will He bitter, according to the l-'adors in the minc.workers' organization. HON. F. OUVER SPEAKS AT RAYMOND NEW CLUB FOR YOUNG MEN A BAD CROSSING Settlers Across the River Have a Real Grievance Mr. J. B. Allan has addressed the following Utter to the Herald: Sir,-Would you permit mo space In your i)apcr to draw the attention of the public and more especially of our road comniissionor, and also our esteemed member, Jlr. W. C. Sim mons. to the dangerous crossing that is being forced upon us, the settlers living to the west and south oil the Macleod trail, through the building of the now U.P.U. L�thbrldgo-Macleod xtenslon on the west side of the rl ver. The Macleod trail has Ijccn used by the settlers for over twonty-flvc years, which would give, them a pro mler right of way, and the railroad company shfuld have provided a railroad spun nnd nbovu the pub lie road at this point which could, 1 am positlN'e, bo cosily done, and at little expense where a culvert is be Ing built for drainage purposes. In view of this I cannot undorHlaml why any engineer should be allowed to deprive us of our right of way and give us Instead a dangerous cross Ing at a point whore It Is Impossible to see trains coming from cither di rcctlon. Itrust that Mr. Simmons will tak the steps necessary at the present time to corn the gratitude of his con Btltuonts through frustrating the at tempt of the company to foist upon us this most dangerous crossing, nnd also got after our rond commissioner for not looking bettor after our in terosts in this matter. In vlow ot tho present dangerous level crossing wo have to contend with at Lethbridge round house in coming to do our marketing In your town, wo consider it is In tho inter est of buHiness men of I,ethbrldgo to help us at the iirosent time, as thoy may reasonably e.xpect we will look In view of the fact that so many of the young men of the city arc away from their homes and are boarding, a number of them have formed a social club. The object aimed at is to pro- iiVo a place where the evenings may bo spent and friends entertained to Ijctter advantage than at present can bo done. Itooros have been secureo name finally selected was "Tho Senate." Tho ollleers of the Club are, Presi-sidcnt, I. Dawson; Vicc-Presfdcnt, C. Toull; Secretary, It. II. Davidson. Tho rooms are to Vic open all day is well as in the evening. The mem-bor.shlp has been limited to about twenty. A piano will tje provided to afford an outlet for the musical tastes >f tho meml)crs. COURTSHIP BY MAIL Dealt With Campaign Yarn Of the Conservatives Raymond, Oct. l2.~Though word of Ho:i. Frank Oliver's visit to Raymond this evening only reached here on Saturday afternoon, the news spread Quickly about the district nnd ii crowd ttiat filled the AHsenibly Hall, gathcri.'d to lienr tlu! public qiiosfions ol the day discussed by the able and honor.d Minister of tiie Interior. Mr. Oliver was in �plundid form nnd made a most effective speech. In dealing with the irrigation question und � comparing Hit- two candidates, The mihister of tlie interior called oi\|_^ the electors to return Mr. Simmons if they wanted it r('prP8''ntntivo who woiild look alter their interests in irrigation and other matters concern, ing the district. Mr. Magrath might not now be identifi.d with the A. R. & 1. C, but it was quite safe to .say that hH wore received last night, and elections will take place nixt Monday voning. The Guild will meet reg. ularly on Monday evenings. The following is a list of th closo its mortgage or demand repay, ment of the cash advanced. A feature of tho agreement was that the land should be held in the name of the Government instead of the name of the company, the com. pany thereby securing exemption from taxation. ^ The Liberal Government in order that the land might b  brought un. dor taxation anil b cime available for settlement granted the railway company permission to sell the land provided that they turned over to the Government a sufflci nt sum to wipe out the total per acre indebted ness to the Government. Tho sum agreed on was $5.00 per acre. If no action had been tak n the company would in 1910 have to settle for tho advanco made and the Government would either become owners of tho land or the company would hav  to repay the money ad. vanced. The company would hold conunnnd for further enhancement in value until 1910 and the land would remain until then, in accordance with the agrec-ment made, absolutely free from taxation. In view of th  good crops this year and tho rush for land, the provisions of the land bill have stimulated, the company has concluded that tho pres. ent was a favorable time to sell, and are therefore off ring their holdings at public auction. Mayor (Dr.) Rivers, president of tho fiiboral � association, presided and nnido a rousing opening speech. J.W. Woolf, M.P.I'., Cardston, also spoke. Others on the platform H. Ost. binil (Hid A. K. Fuwn�, Stirling and Bishop Ander.son and A. H. McDuf-ee. After the meeting a cunpliment. ury dance was held. Winnipeg, Oct. 13.-In yesterday'c issue of the Free Press, particulars were given of the inauguration ' West commencing at once. Post Ollice Inspector McLeod, returned from the West on Saturday and it is-xpected that he and his assistants will be in different parts of the pro. vincL" this week to .start the services of a number of the stage routes which come under his jurisdiction. TURKISH CRUISER IS ON THE MOVE Sofia, Oct. 1.-The "Cznr of- Bulgaria," 'made his triiuniihal entry in. to the capitol tliis aft rnoon and was given a demonstrative reception by all classes of population. Prince Ferdinand entered the city on horse back, aecompaninl by a brilliant staff amid salutes from the artillery. Salonika. Kuropean Turkey, Oct. 12.-Th � Turkish cruiser Mokjidioh and three torpedo boats arrived here today and proceded on their voyage to the Island of .Samos, situated about 40 miles of Smyrna, in Asia minor. It is tlii! nearest Grecian island to the Turkish coast and jiays an annual tribute to Turk y. STEAMER'S NARROW ESCAPE KILLED AT WIARTON Wiurton, Ont., Oct. 12.-Alex Day was killed here this afternoon while working on a pile driv r. He step, ped betwu( n the ladders and the full weight of the hammer, 2,200 pounds, came down on^^his head, klUng him instantly. He was only two months | the canyon to the Port Simpson Was in a Oan� icrous Predicament Victoria, H. 0.. Oct. 13.-The stern wheel steanuT, Port Simpson narrowly escaped di'strnction similarly to the Mount Uoyal last year io Kit-zelas Canyon, wh ii buund from Ha. zelton to Port Kssington on Oct. 0, according to ad vieesrec ivi'd lieri' to day. The Port Siiiijison had passed into the canyon and had |.'one scarcely her le'igth when her st rn swung acro.-is the canyon, t-'�ossion. The crowd with the exco))-tion of u minority from Detroit, vvhich enjoyed the proceeding hugely, pleaded with vocifeiou.s unanimity for tho relief of I'fioster. Jlanagcr Chance who .failed to show any traces of the embarrassment or ili.spleasure at the wny whicli the Detroit tonin came up from behind and went ahead smiled hoerfully nnd ignored the recjuest. Tyrus C'obh. idol of the Detroit en-husiasts. playing wan a Ri"eat lisapiiolntniont a year ago, came into his own. Ho battcoat out his slow grounder, scoring Mclntyn?. In tho eighth his sprint-ng ability enabled him to make a loublo of a hit which would have ordinarily been good for ono only. In the ne.\t innings he singled and stole second and also pilfered third by a narrow margin. lie had no opportunity in the field to the groat lOKrct of his admirers in the stands. Others whose work contributed iiiaterirtlly to the victory were. O'Loary, Crawford and Bossnian, each of whom made two hits although ItoHsman and O'lx'ary were not charged with errors. To IMullin. however, the greatest credit was awarded by the spectators. Kvcn In tho fourth innings, when all throe of Chicago's were scored, he never faltered. His nerve romaiiiod steady, his arm strmig and his control e.xcol-lent. The only base hotel will c mnect with Davenport's restaurant and the hall of the Doges, which are d(!cUir d by wid'ly traveled men and women to be without eiinal i^n the continent. BANQUET TO AMBASSADOR Boston, Mas.s., Oct. 13.-Boston iiioTi of British birth and ancestry and Canadians and Hritisherg joined last night in honoring th � Driti.sli ambassador to the United States, the Hon. Jamos Bryce, at a dinner at the hotel Thonierst. The dinner was given by the Canadian Club-of Bo.s. ton, with the co-operation of th  Vic toria Club, the IJritisli charitable so. eiety and Scottish charltabl � society, llritisli, French, Scottish and .\nior. ican Hags' formed an internati nal setting lieliind the British ambassii dor as lie rose amid the ajiplause of the' gathering to ol'fi r the greeting o( the llritisli I'linpire. ,\iiib;issa(lnr Bryce declar il there never was a time when both Caiiadn and the Caited States were as closely linked ii'id Kjually desirous of �ecur. ing i)eace for themselves and thi whol" world. The signs of tho "no trespass" the ainbasriiidov declaret' Were aiiioiig the questions he would like to talk of and would h  ii/rliap.-of most interest but he would refrain. The trouble in southeast Kuroiie li lliotiglit would rniij a pacific solii. tioii. MAN BURNED TO DEATH AT STETTLER Disastrous Conflag-ation in Alberta Town Stealer, Alta., Oct. 13.-A disastrous lire occurred hor � early this Mioriiing. The firi! slarti'd in a bowling alley and burned ovi-r twenty stor  build-ing.s and a lumber yard including the Grand Union Hotel, National Ho. tel. Postollice and Merchants Bank. Leslie Miller, u clerk in Uiggs & White's store, who was asleep in the Iniildiiig was burned to d ath.^ The loss will b' heavy, well cover, �il by i:isurance. TYPHOID AMONGST POLICE Regina, Sask., Oct. 13.-An epidem. io of typhoid has broken out at the police barrack.s here and thirteen are now b-ing treated at tho military hospital. Nurses are not available for all tli � patients in the cj^y. Conipa ^itively littlo typhoid .las been reported this season owing iii the strict eiiforceinent of law re. guriling iiistallution of waterworks and s.'werage. BASEBALL BLAMED New York, Oct.-Deaths from h art ili.sease iiicrenHod last week, due, the health d. partnient physicians sfiy, tn the acute baseball situation; last weeks the deaths w re 154 as compar-"d with I2t) for tho week corresponding in 1907. A PECULIAR CASE to married. gorge. S. A. VETERANS - Ottawa, Oct. 12.-Veterans from all iver Canada met here today and form, d the Cinadiaii South .African service as.sociulioii. Th y protested igaiust the taking of, the new land grant and sent the protr-sl to Sir Wil-I'rid Laiirior at I^Iontroal. ..f,1ISTAKEN IDENTITY- Torouto. Oct. 12.-Richard Forliy, 9!i Vietorin street was lined .tiriO and costs or .'{D days for keeping a gambling in use. Ob jeetion to all the evidence was taken on the ground that the warrant was sworii out for a bctliug lions � while the actio 1 was taken as for a gaOi. ing house. The o.ise against Henry Strong, (;!l3 King ,St. West, was dismissed on the gr nnd of insuflicient evidence. Thomas lloekey, Yopge St. .Arcade, pleaded guilty and was fin d $50. NEWS FROM BOWVILLE Threshing utfits Quit Work-School Closes Bowvillc, Oct. i;t.-.Air. Armol Williams has pulled in his tlircshing machine, lie has had a good .season, h.aving Iheshed thirty ciKht days in the viciifity.of llowvillo.,' Ho ihiished on Mr. Simpson's place. The Finlandcrs" ni�cbino finished threshing on the samo doy for Mr. Wiiichell. They had a twenty-six days' run. Tliey both finished Friday, Oct. 9th. Will Fry has returned after a summer's work. He o.Kpects to fence in his homestead this fall. :\lr. Hitchcock uiid Mr. Wyman were out last week goltiiig the names of the votons) There was Sunday School anil church in the school house last Sunday. The crowils are lieginning to sonio of late, since the tall work is not encroaching too much on their time. i\rr. and Mrs. I.uo Lane loft last Tuesday en route for Calgary. Mr. l.aiiu has been fanning .Mr. Williams' thi'eshiiiR eiigiiio this fall oiul his wife has l�>en cooking. Work has been commenced on the road between llowvillo and I.oth-liridge. We hope to have a good road soon. Me. '("v.i'i't l!!!s returned >U'tor an absence of nboiit two months. The last day of school at tho Black Spring Hiilf^fo School houso was last l''ridny, Oct. l)th. In tho evening '(piile a large crowd gathered to hoar the children recite. They had a long prograiiiine. Tho teacher must bo congratulated on her success with tho children us some of them acted their parts a.s well as somo actors on tho Ktiige, After the outertalnraentthoro was a lUinco at which a uumlier of Jtow vlUitoH wore present. ;