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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HERALD PLANS FOR DRILL HALL ARE READY A Wonderful Escape From Death On Lake Superior Steele Announces That Structure Here Will be of Brick and Three j Storeys High j Calgary, Oct. Steclc, who! Stccle, an excellent lot o: icllows. recently returned to Calgary, after j Col. Edwards. K.C., will be com- many weeks in Winnipeg, and later in j mandcr. and is eminently fitted for inspection of the various squad- headquarters, is enthusiastic re- the charge, having occupied position at Peterboro'. ,V site has been chosen on the ex-1 for i military matters in the West. out the three provinces ion grounds at Edmonton, is greater interest taken in that pertains to his department Saulto Stc Marie, Out-, Oct. 23 What has been the most miraculous j rescue on Lake Sup'.ricr for the pros- j I eut season of navigation was j Thursday noon when Captain Charles j Autterson, of the steamer Hoover and j Mason picked up George Mutart, of j Munising. adrift on Lake Superior, j I T'ney took him on board and brought j i him' to the Sou where- he arrived at noon today. George Murtat left I Munising, Mich., in a small boat with hunting llie south of the lake on Mondays after- j It was a very thick and smoky j a sea was flowing. The i 'THE! shore noon. A Miraculous Escape From Death Of a Bridge Worker than ever before. Many towns in the fllDlilGtl wuc the joint drill hall that will do scr- i the" vice for both cities. The hne j Laier in the afternoon 3 passes tvithin a short distance of the north have shown their de-sire to j entrance and will he as convenient ior form companies, and do their little j Strathconu as for its northern neigh- J .share towards assisting in the train-1 bor. j ing of a still larger number of sol- Col. Steele staled that the plans j dicrs. The interest evinced especially i for the drill hall at Lethbridge were j ourmore recently acquired settlers completed; in fact he had returned j lands is ho i thorn to Ottawa only a short time j especially encouraging. At Kegina ajago, they being sent to him for the j troop composed entirely of Germans j purpose of having them passed by! will next year drill with the Regma j the district office. This building will lie three stories high, and be arrang- j The 101st King's Own Fusileers, of ed for fowling alleys, smoking rooms row boat.. iutart dozed When he awoke about o'clock in night he found himself boat had broken loose from the launch. Kdraonton, is now practically assur- ed, in fact all that is now required the gazetting of the officers, -which the way are, according to Col. shooting gallery, in fact everything that will go toward making the men enjoy themselves. The structure will be built of brick. BANKGOINGTO PUT UP FINE BUILDING tempted murder of Richard Vadnais, j of Boundary Creek. King vs. Sevord, escaping from cus- tody. King vs. Victor Namka, attempting to shoot John Duior. LABOR MEN TO CHOOSE A MAN (From Friday's Daily.l The regular meeting of the Trades and Labor Council was held in the Labor Temple last night. President j present xvere Bros. King vs. James and Homes, for as- jl switches I gart, Younghusband, and interfering with of the A. R. I. Co. King vs. Sam Jones, abduction. those McTag- Symonds, J. (t-rom Saturday's Daily.} A miraculous incident occurred at the new bridge about eight o'clock this morning when Alex. Cleaver, one of the structural steel workers, took a straight drop of one hundred and twenty-two feet and walked and talked a few minutes afterward. Mr. Cleaver was at work on the ri- veting machine between the girders under the traveller when in some- way the bar on which he was rest- ing slipped and he lost his balance. Directly below the earth slanted somewhat and about a foot of snow had accumulated which was the only thing that in any way broke the fall. The girder on which Mr. Cleaver was working is one hundred and eighteen feet high and this with j about four feet, the height of the j cement pier made the distance be- tween the mail and the ground onej hundred and twenty-two feet. He fell on his side. He was carried to j a house at the top of the hill and im- mediately regained consciousness, got ardware Bank Of Commerce WUl Have Three- Storey Edifice From Friday's Daily Yesterday, John Aird, of Winnipeg, superintendent of branches, and V. C. Brown, Chief Inspector Of the Can- adian Bank of Commerce, visited the city and left with C. G-. K. Nourse, the local manager, plans for a fine building to be erected on the bank's lots in this city, next spring. The present office has outgrown its use- fulness and a new building is almost A necessity. The new building will IMS of red brick and three storeys tugh. Columns of Roman stone will both sides of the en- trance. The second floor will be ut- ilized as offices for rent and the top floor as apartments for the stuff. Mr. Aird was astonished at Uic growth of Lethbridge liis last visit here in 1905. The pros- pects of this city, he considers, us jfood as that of any in BAD EP1.DEMIC OF SMALLPOX Fredericton, N. B-, Oct. E. B. Fisher, secretary o! the provinei- .al board of health, said tonight that there were sixty cases of smallpox in the town of Edmunston, N. B., and 25 houses are quarantined. The contagion was brought by a man working on the G. T. P. con- struction gangs. PASSES AWAY A Well KnOWD aild ReSpeCt-1 rendered or not, consequently only thing left to do for members of organized labor to ed Citizen of This City BIG DOCKET FOR SUPREME COURT (From Friday's Daily.) The following is the list of cases which up to date have been filed to up at_the sittings of the Su- preme court next week. Brown vs. Chamberlain. Kirkham vs. Brown. Bennett vs. WiLsori These three cases are remnants from the last sittings of the Supreme court and the nature of them has al- ready been given in these columns. A. H. Hill vs. Chas Sprud, two churning the other The first action is for the amount, of a promissory note and the second is on an atrroonwnt for sale of certain lands. Manti City Savings Bank vs. J. H. Bradshaw., of Magrath. The amount claimed on a certain note signed by the; defendant. Win. Oliver vs. 0. XT. Macmicking and Wm. Colpman; and Tho-s. M. Kvans against, the same parties. Amount claimed by Oliver and by Evans is Both these actions arise out of cer- tain transactions hi timber limits in U. C. into which the plaintiffs claim that they were induced to onter by the fraudult-nt misrepresentations of "the defendants. Additional cases will probably be on the list before, the sitting of the Supreme Court which op'-ns on" the j inat. before Mr. Juwtico Harvey. The criminal docket is us King v. Graham and Rudiac, at- tempted murder of a waitress at the Windsor Hotel. King vs. Vndnais and ,'Bis.srU, at- (From Saturday's Daily.) An old and well known resident passed away at four o'clock yesterday afternoon in the person of Charles Hyssop. The old gentleman was an exceptionally strong man and with the exception of a brief illness last August -was in good health until two days before his death. Heart failure th- cause of his demise. Mr. Hyssop waa born in Ireland and emigrated to America when he was sixteen 3rears of age. He has been a. resident of the city and dis- trict for the past eighteen years. He months on h s but a few days ago came in to the residence of his son William on Smith St., where his death took place. Mr. Hyssop's raharii and William are all well known citizens of fthbridge and to them, the grau'l children and other relatives the sym- pathy of their many friends is ex- tended. The funeral service will take at Knox church on Monday, at 2 o'clock. The procession will leave the residence of Mr. Wm. Hys- Smith .St., and interment wall take place in the public cemetery. Mr. Hyssop was 73 years of age and had won the esteem and respect of all who knew him. Larson, Quigley, Peacock, Ingle, Ni- cholson, McCormack, B. Pipes, Des- erencourt, Shaw. Doyle, Haiirahan, Ritchie, and the Organizer. I The Secretary reported on the inat- i ter of paying income tax in. order to I be placed on the civic voters' list. It hia desire to present to the Council the city solicitor's opinion on the. matter, but ha was unable to find out whether an opinion had been the the go ahead and pay the tax, >and if an. ad- verse decision was rendered they would be turned down. Another delegate spoke on the same matter and said he had been inform- j-ed on eood authority that the opin- ion was in the hands of the city sec- retary on Wednesday, but he didn't know wnether it was the custom to give out an opinion, of that kind be- fore the- council or not, anyway he i had heard the substance of it and was of the opinion that they could! be placed on the voters' list. j town to have a doctor examine his arm which he thought was either broken or sprained. His fellow work- men however insisted that he wait j the arrival of the ambulance which was then ordered. At the hospital Doctor. Campbell on examination found no serious effects of the severe shaking up Mr. Cleaver received apart from the fact that both arms were broken. Internally he was not injured. The arm? were set and now the injured man is resting, in this case better than could be expected. An idea of the height at which Mr. Cleaver was working" can be formed by comparison with the j standpipe which is eighty-five feet! high. It, will be remembered what! a miracuicras escape from death two j men had who fell from its top. In j that case long months in the hospi- tal was the result. A third man died instantly. Today's accident- is won- derful indeed. The store is located in the Bryan Block at the corner of Round and Bompas Streets. The fittings and furnishings are being mads specially and are modern in the extreme. Four carloads are now on the road, of the highest grada hardware and accessories that money can buy. Our policy will be to carry high grade goods, and to sell them as cheaply as we can for cash. Cash prices will rule absolutely, and we feel sure that you will be unable to buy better goods for less money, in or out of Leth- bridge, than our store offers. We will buy in only, and pay cash for all our goods and wiii give you the benefit of oiir discounts. Our stock will not only be nigh grade, but we wili buy in such quantities as to eliminate the annoyances of being but of stock. Every article that goes out of our store will be guaranteed, and if your purchase proves other than we guarantee, ours will be the easiest store In town to your money back. expectvto be open for business about October 10th, and want you to take this as a personal invitation to visit us at your earliest conveniencs. A. H. MoKnrowN, MANAGER I SOUTHERN FARMERS WANT GRAIN CARS DESPERADO CAUGHT Said That the Claresholm- Granum District Is Tied Up Seriously 6 p. nt the past few ranch near the city The question of the bye-election in j Lavallee, a tbe Alberta Assembly came in Swift Current, Sask. Oct. notorious Western des- considerable discussion, also forperado> wanted on charges of cattle the ad-jand -norse Dealing here and" in Mon- was eaptured last night by option of a candidate and platform, j Many other suggestions were forth- j gergt. Botteley of the R.N.W.M. Po- coming but it was unanimously decid lice in a breecl here_ Th.e Calgary. Oct. News says: From Claresholm comes a sto- ry that the elevators in that town, and also in Gran-Jin, are full, a ser- RIVAL TO CARNEGIE New York, Oct. John S. Ken- nedy, the banker and philanthropist, who has already made many large donations to the institutions with which he is connected and particu- larly to the Presbyterian Hospital, 01 which he is President, has givpTj another to the hospital. he announcement of the donation iva.s made today on the occasion -of Mr. Kennedy's fiftieth wedding anni- versary. The money is to be devote j to construction purposes. It could not be learned today whether or no1 '.he officers of the institution had any new buildings in mind which erected through the new euiid. yjr_ Kennedy ha? the habit of rank large gifts to institutions ious car shortage exists, and that the! -wing anything nfiicli more ed that a committee of seven handle i p0iice have been after Lavellee for the preparations for the convention, i and the following were appointed: Bros. Quigley, McCormack, Deseren-j court, Doyle, Tuckwell, Ritchie and Hanrahan. [Accident At This committee will meet in the La- bor Hall on Sunday at 2 p. m. J A deieg-ate asked if any action was j to be taken with regard to the sugi gested mass meeting at which the two candidates were to speak. He was informed that the Liberals had suggested this meeting first, but the Conservative party were unable to accept owing- to their arrange- ments being- already made. Woollen Mill farmers are holding an indignation i meeting to see what can be done to lessen the badly congested state of affairs, and get so ne of their grain shipped out before The rumor is al: Just before noon todav Miss Appoint Receiver At Cleveland Cleveland, 0., Oct. behalf of Ingersoll Rand Company, of Xf-w Jersey, manufacturers of elec- irica! appliances, a petition was filed j in the federal Court last night ask- ing that a receiver be appointed for th.- Municipal Traction Company. The petition sets forth that there are m.'iny claims against company, and ruini'-s the Ingtrrsoll Rand Co. sp 'CificaHy. The petition was filed by Frtul L. Taft, attorney, who asks for a division of the property among th.- Creditors. Mayor Johnson, when askod concerning the matter, said thin ail bills will be paid, and that no i-tTi-ivt-r will b; appointed. CONTRACT FOR STATION Fernie, B. C., Oct. The contract for the new C. P.j R. station and freight sheds have been let to C. J. Digby, of Fernie, who built the last depot destroyed by the recent fire. The new frieght sheds will be com- pleted about December first, bnt it is ;xt spring, prevalent that a number of bank :crks, real estate j men, and others in the towns, wto j own grain, have their names down on the ear register, without' the least right to do so. This, it is said, is McCleary, an employee at the Wool- j as a in order that the len Mill, met with a very painful may he told when they make cident. Her arm was caught in the any gear of one of the looms and was for cars that therc are too many names down ahead of them badly crushed. The ambulance was About 200 fanners held an indigna- called and Miss McCleary was re-jtion meeting a short time ago 'and moved to the hospital. Miss a very strong protest to His most recent large IVT of to Columbia TJn-ver- about two years ago. tb-- nnouncement of Mii? gift was name was and the na-me ci :lu- donor remained a secret a.s the public was nntii early this year. When Mr. Kennedy was about it then, bv said: "I would nwn prefer that my i.-ame be not connr i- ed with the One of the most notable trifts Mr. Kennedy :or charitable pur- was the United Charities ir g which was erected at a, of deary's home us in the ]STorth Ward, the local board of trade. As the story goes, this was of WILL GET OUT FOR TAFT jmunicatcd to Supt. Price, of the C. Washington, Oct. As a result! p. R.. jn Calgary'- He went down to today's cabinet meeting all the Claresholrn. and had an interview- members of the president's official j with the president of the Board family will go out some time next J Trade, after which a "meeting of that not expected that the ready this winter. depot will be week ko make political speeches in i body was called, and a "resolution Over the whole situation as to the outcome of the campaign was passed. This, however, did not in favor of Mr. Taft. DON'T BUY The Material for your shed, or house untill you have barn seen our Elected By Acclamation Toronto. Oct. Dsiff, the new Minister of Ajrricukun1, On- tario, in Mr. Wnitnoy's Cabinet. elected by acclamation in West, Sirn- coo County .today. Mr. Duff vlofosit ed his Liberal opponent in the cr -n- crfil vk-fcti'-ns last June by a ma- jorny of 600. iru Ship-lap Finest material on the market at, closest yet Carload each of fresh Lime. Wood .Fibre Piaster and Cement in stock.- BUSONiC IN AZORES. Lisbon. Oct. bubonic plnj'ue has broken out with redoubled violence in TrTceirn, one of Islands. Rogers-Cunningham Lumber Go., Ltd. Taker, Stifling, Raymond, Maptt, Cflieridge suffice, and more trouble was raised j by the indignant agriculturalists. The j result was. C. S. Hotchfciss. of Clares jholrn. was appointed by the govern- i ment to see r.hat the provisions of the grain act are not contravened. Tic. is said to have demanded the car register, and .struck the fake regis- trations from it, these being .replac- ed hy the names of farmers who real- ly needed the cars. The situation, however, is not being relieved, for the simple reason that the C.P.R. cannot at present supply the cars to handle the grain. They find it im- possible. Another indignation meeting of the farmers around the Claresholrn and Granum districts is billed for Satur- day next. A Daily Nexvs representative innde ,in effort to interview Snpt. Price with regard to the part, he is suppos- jcd to have; played in the above, but unfortunately he is out of town. Mr. St.rong. t.ho manager of the Al- berta Pacific elevator company con- firmed the report that the elevators were full, nnd Uint they found some difficulty in getting cars. ITe also .stated that was at the indigan- tion meeting held recently. His opin ion. however, is that the farmers, in many crises, for them- solvcs, inasmuch as they neglect to make immediate use of the cars when they get them. THREATEN GOVERNOR S-m.burg, Tenn., Oct. of threats against the life of n T Patterson, who is personally di- reeling the investigation of nicV riders, detachments of troops assign ed to safeguarding the governor have been increased and additional pre- cautions taken to prevent any attick on the military camp here. CONSIDER OUR DEBENTURES O.L LEADING FINANCIAL CONCERN- WILL MAKE A BID ON THEM> WHEN OFFERED. Amongst recent visitors to Lcth-- bridge was Mr. N. B. Stark, 01 the- Dominion Securities Limited. Mr. Stark is on a tour of the West in the interests of hi? and his visit to Lethbridge was in connection with the issut- of tures, which were recently authorised by the ratepayers ior water and purpovses. The city authorities not in a position to go on at but Mr. Stark's firm has been pro- mised an opportunity vo submit a bid for debentures when they are- rcady for the market. The Dominion Securities CorjKjra- tion is the largest of our Canadian bond and debenture houses, having: offices in Toronto, Montreal and Los- don, England. It is a tribute to Leth- bridge to have their favor- ably passed on by the leading finan- cial authorities in Canada, and uie citizens and authorities will do well to endeavor to add to- the alrc-frdj- favorable position wliich the City of Lethbridge occupi -s in the eyf-s of investors. To quickly check a cold, are dispensing everywhere a Ca.ndy Cold Cure Tablet called Pre- v.-ntics. Preventics are also fine for feverish children. Take Preventics at the- sneeze stage, to head off all: colds. Box of Sold by J, T, Johnston. LUMBER The South Alberta lumber Co. Ltd. Have Now a Large Stock of LUMBER in their South of the Ellisort Mill and more is arriving daily. The quality is the" best and prices are Call and be convinced. Phone 225 Box 654 i ;