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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald VOL NO. 223, TO STOP CRUSH AT THE LAND OFFICE Tickets .Given Out To Persons Seeking Homesteads TO HELP MANUAL TRAINING Sept. new AoUegiate was formally openc-d this evening, when hundreds of cit- izens visited the new building, which has cost over and is consider- ed the most modern school of its kind in Canada. Hon. G. R. Gold, well, minister of education, was the principal speaker, and during his n: marks stated that big department would give annually per room for every school thai taught manual training. It was arranged yesterday that there need be no further crush -it the land office. 'When the office tickets were handed out to those who whad riot left thus enabling the ini-n to return at the time their nurnW would be called. Two hundred an.l twenty-eight tickets were handed out yesterday, and those holding the first sixty- seven had been admitted when the time for closing the dors came. This morning more tickets were handed out to the men. In all at noon today two hundred and eighty -three men. have received tickets and.-ninety, one have passed into the offices. Everything today passed off quietly. Of the sixtyisyven. who appeared at the wicket yesterday 43 secured homesteads, 2 received pre-emption privileges and 6 were given purchas- ed homesteads. It would be hard to estimate the amount thrown open for pre-empting and homesteading in this district. the pre- emption privilege is protected for the homesteader until after September 15th. The land office .will be-closed on La bo Day. REVISING THE TARIFF Washington, Sept, Mac- Cumber wno has just returned from a visit to President Roosevelt and Secretary Taft today expressed the opinion'that the extra _ session of Con- gress which" is to be called after the fourth of next March for the revision of the tariff, will be of long duration and that it will witness many stub- born contests over the various sched- ules which it "is proposed to change. IS AUSTRALIA GOING TO QUIT? Significant Statement By the Premier at Melbourne IMMIGRATION FAIIWGOFF As Red of the New Policy Adopted by to Depart- mat TO TOUR THE WEST Montreal, Sept. Forget and R. B. Angus, director of the C. P. Hi, left this morning for a tour over that company's lines to the Pa- cific coast: Ottawa, Out., Sept.- din cultits and restriction, with whic Canada surrounds the emigrant wh comes to enter the Dominion ha made an .effect upon the arrivals. Last winter the Minister of th Interior..adopted a. aelcctin immigrants from the best countrie of the world. It .was required'th a all. immigrants to gain admissio must come direct from the countryof their origin and must possess in cash. The object was to keep, track of the newcomers and insure that L-mdon, Sajrt. A patch published here says that in the course of a speech be. fore the American officers at Melbourne, Alfred Deakin, the prime minister said: "As Americans were unable to take- a first place in the world until they had a fleet, so Aus- tralia canot IHJ content until it does not accept defense at anv hands but its own." TOO MANY DRUGGISTS Toronto, Sept. the first an. nual meeting last night of the Can. ada Pharmaceutical association. Mr. N. C. Poison, Kingston saia too many druggists are being turned out by Canadian colleges and it would be better if every coHege of pharmacy in the Dominion would close for ten years. The meeting decided thai every retailer should refuse to handle goods prices of which wt-ro not pro. tected with-a view of checking the cutting of by manufacturers. PEOPLE CAN! GET BEDS IN CITY GLASS MANUFACTURER DEAD Pittsburg, Pa.V'ISept. Wighlman, Sr., 90'.years old, .said to be the oldest glass; manufacturer in this country, vice ank in a motor boat. His hands and face were badly lacerated, and he .vas badly injured about the head ind face. Mr. Robinson was fifty .niles away from civilization at the and one of the guides travelled '.he entire distance on foot and re- turned with a doctor and two nurses. Mr. Robinson was blinded by the ex- plosion and it is feared his sight cannot be restored. He is a brother in law of H. S. Hole, of Montreal. A BIG SHORTAGE Havana, Sept. Rodri. St. Petersburg. Sept. Ed. Dowleh. the newly appointed, gover. when completed one'of the finest in tho province. It is a notable fact too cardston will send 8 pupils nor of Tabriz, was killed during the engagement. His son. Xnire Eg Sul- stan was immediately appointed to term, succeed him. Before Naire could: to the Normal school at Calgary this collect his forces ho was attacked a' second time by Satarkupn and in this encounter the casualties were "very heavy. The fighting is still going on. The foreign office here has not receiv. BAD FOREST FIRE Stockton, Cal., Sept. hony message received here tele. this morning from Murphy's, Calvas ed any advices ngarding the Tabriz county, is to the effect that the forest DEMOCRATIC VICE-CHAIRMAN New York, Sept. F. Hud- spetn, chairman of'New Jersey stafr- Democratic committee announced to_j day that he has been appointed and has accepted the position of vice- chairman of the national democratic committee and that he will be east- ern campaign manager for W. J. Brvan. Great Activity At Coal Creek Want Telephone Connections SURPRISE IN WISCONSIN Coal City. Aug. seems to be a general bustle among the op- erators and improvements are being rapidly pushed forward to prepare for winter's trade. The Coal City Coal Co. are driving two new entries into their coal and grading for an in- cline up which the coal will be haul- prcpared to increase their output to meet thc demand which cooler wea- ther is sure to bring. The Scranion Central and Thistle Co. are shipping coal already and it will not Ixi long Ixtfore this new vil- lage is heard of as one of the chief centres of ho'iMJ coal industry. It is regrettable that the telephone Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. of out, Of the coulee by machinery. the greatest sensations of the primary J The Central and Scranton Coal Co. J didn't go through here, or that no election was the defeat of Congress, j finished the concrete fotmdation i effort is made to bring UVMU HS man John J. Jenkins, oi the eleventh j for the 200 h. p, air compressor know there be plenty 01 district by Irvine L. Lcnror, formftrpv-hich is on rail and expected among thc Coal Co. nml speaker of the Assembly by a strong -day. With machine mined coal these store and hotel keepers. The nefir-ist LaFollette majority. For governor the Republicans have chosen James firms will be able to compete anrf get into thc best markets. The Enter- point of the 'phone line is two away and it would be a mutual in fine working I efit if this short distance was cover- 0. Davidson present incumbent Coal Mine is head their ticket, John A. Aylward; order and the company intc-m? to ted arm so will head the Democrats. open it up more extensively and be 1 with towns like Taber and Lethbn gurz, chief of bureau of supplies and vouchers in tho Havana pest of. j ficc, who disappeared after the dis- covery of a. shortapo in that depart- ment amounting to was ar_ restod by tho police last night. He was in hiding and disguised when the police, who have searching for him sines Friday, found him. Rod- erigquez is 70 y.-ars of age and was employed for ten years in the Phil- adelphia postoflico. entering the Cu- ban servic.s from that city at thc time of the first American interven- tion.. situation Calaveras big j grove and the big tree known as tht j Mother of the Forest, a monster Se. qnoia 327 feet in height and 73 feet Ottawa, S-jpt. Miller, in circumference has been burning Grand Trunk inspector, aged 52 was all night. No other tr-ees have caught INSPECTOR KILLED killed this morning in thi- yard by a shunting engine. railway fire thus far, but is felt. the gravt'st alarm Ireland Gets Better Treatment But Still Demands Home Rule Dublin, Sept. At a mrcting ofj Ue uttered a warning to thc Brit- thc Central Branch of the United i ish government however, that there [Irish League yostenlay John Red- j was still important work to be done Sept. 1. who dilatetl upon tho in connection with the land legisla- summer visitor-; out of a party of importance of the hist parliamentary j tion in the congested districts, fnil- SEVEN VISITORS DROWNcD Deer Island. ten were drowned by the capsizing t session as far as Ireland WOP con- of a 35-foot slo