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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald 1 i VOL II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 1909. NO. 223. A TABER MAN FATALLY SHOT Was Cleaning Loaded Gun Lord Charles vBeresf or d will accom- pany the T. and N. O. railway. The party will leave next Monday and return the follow- i ing Saturday. His Lordship will! open the- Agricultural show at hart. .1. IT. Markham, who has on the News staff of Wynyard, Sask., since the paper started, left this morning Eng., to receive a fortune of bequeathed to him. An improperly laid mine by the Royal Canadian engineers, demon- jstrating modern warfare at- the To- j ronto Exhibition, today resulted in a i volley of stones. Two spectators j were slightly hurt. NORTH POLE DISCOVERED BY DR. COOK OF THE UNITED STATES American Explorer Discovered Object-Of .His Long Search On April 2Jst, 1908 DR. ROLLER WINS WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP Portland, Ore., Sept. F. Rol- ler, last night defeated Churles Ol- son, light- heavyweight champion of the world in two straight falls in 53 minutes and 25 seconds, respectively CUBS' PRESIDENT THINKS PS RATES WILL WIN Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. dent Charles Murphy, of the Chicajro Cubs, who was here attending the session of the National, League Com- mission during- its work'of allowing the, drafts from Minor s >ys the Pittfjbirrg club should succeed in landing the 1909 pennant of the Na- tional League. A fatal accident occurred, about 15 miles north, of Taber yesterday after- noon when Frank Illner was the vic- tim of an accidental discharge of his gun. The man was cleaning the load- ed gun with one hand on the trigger and holding the muzzle with the other hand when, the gun went off, the charge shattering the man's hanrl and upper part of his body. He lived only a short time after the accident. The body was brought in from Ta- ber last night and was buried- this afternoon. -'The funeral took place at three o'clock from Fetterly's under- taking- parlors to St. Patrick's church. CUSTOMS RECEIPTS ARE DOUBLED "f Paris. Sept. Paris edition j Accompanied Only By Eskl- married in 1902 to Miss Mary Hunt. .jof the New York Herald this morn- f iHis wife has close calculations on his ing- publishes a signed: statement HIOS He Accomplished the i progress and has, shared the belief of from Dr. Frederick A. Cook, which is j _ i the Arctic Club that her husband has Aim Of Explorers and Saen-1 achicved the goaL- of the Nortil Pote. presented bini- not w UI a11 anvious to hear and j i r i i. ix i -bun. Canadians and Britishers Cook started inland from Etah, s-if at the police court last incrht in Greenland. The committee of which i tt verv frame of mind just as eager to hstea to the man of whom thev htive heard so come across the Atlantic in search! of fish arrived in Sydney today for bunker coal and supplies.. has been, on the banks for three so far has-had .poor luck. Silt- is ;t large :boat and if her opera- ju's 38 centigrade, barometer 29.83. latitude 90. As for the longitude, it was nothing as it was but a Although crazy with joy our spirits began to undergo a feeling- of weari- observations a sentiment othfir: lions on the banks during the bal-: solitude. us u-t, ancc oi the seasonr are successful craft from Portugal will-be sent out. next summer. at the orations from the Geographical so- cieties of Europe for his' researches i and writings in the Polar field." Dr. .Cook started on his present expedi- 1 tion in the summer of 1907, sailing from North Sydney, C..B.. on board the schooner John A. Bradley, with Captain as.sailing .master. The party was reinforced with sleds, dog and Arctic ecjuip- ment at whence they sailed 'Slairch.-13, 1908. Dr. Cook's.plan was set aside al.l tra- dition by. making the dash for the Poie during the winter months, when the elements art' considered least ad- vanta'.reou.s for an advance north- ufliciently large to acconnno- the great ciowds that will thiong bun The, hundreds of Am- heie wen- his admn- Dr. Stebbins is chairman, Was organ- ;UKi asked Sergeant Silliker for a-'gun. several months ago. It raised a t Sergeant suspecting thi man's, fund which was addcnl to that used I bim an empty oru- and! in eauipping- the schooner -Teanie, told bim tn go ahead. Buc Tidier' sailed from St. Johns. Xew Found-1 tbe when he! Jantl. two weeks ago with the fuulld that W0u3tin'i work, Jt was i much 'nned pm-pose of taking: supplies to UNTRUE PRESS REPORTS OF ness. Next day after taking all bur of intense 5 we look- horizon. Was it possible that'-this idcso-iafce- region, without- a ward. Nothing has been heard from patch of earth, had aroused the am-; Dr. Cook for the- last eighteen bition.of'so many men for so many 'months. A special committee of the "Arctic Club has. ".however, .made caro- fu] calculations upon his probable whereabouts and i Citizens Take Steps To Con- tradict Exaggerated Tales Of Fire and Flood (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Sept. special meeting of the executive of the Fernie Board of Tra-dc was held last night at centuries There no ground, only nn immensity of dazzling white snow, no living being, no point to break the frightfu Cabled a Friend San -Jose. Cal.. Sept. J. wife of Redlands yesterday received a cablegram from Dr. Frederick A. Cook, reading '''Have placed the Stars and Stripes on the North Pole." This was in accordance with an agreement between them that he would let her have the first news of his expedition. X-ew York. Sept. Davidson, of Brooklyn, a- personal friend of Dr. F. A. Cook, received a. cablegram be found. The -leanic was bound for Etah, Greenland, but is not due .to arrive there until the middle of This month. Shackieton Seiieved It .Lou-don. Sept. reading a {TV 4i brief sumiriarv of Dr. Cook's .dash to i had reached the _ conclusion that Dr. Cook had discov- ered the pole. It was Dr. Cook's plan to make his base of supplies or IX'rmanetit camp at Annatok. in Greenland, about twenty miles north of Etah. This would place him about .1'000 miles from the North Pole. Hi; first made his way westward out of the pole and after getting back to across to Ellesraere 1-1 t solid land, there was nothing- to pre- ARRESTED FOR MURDER Rochester, N; Y Aug 31 of being the murderer of Anna battle cry of -the Republic j Schumacher who was assaulted an-d ipulchre ceme- A Biown, the Char- thc st-rgeant thought it best to de- lottc. hotel is held tbe pohce. prtve him of both and locked him Brown was taken into custody last i tip a train. He examined by a'Sunday He appeared, at the hotel j physician this jnorainj Commander Robert and bring- Lliphtly me killed at the Holy Sepul ing back Dr. Took and another ex-1 ffive anj 8ePmi d tfrrj% August plorer. Hurry Whitney, if they coulrl veiy much for th, ldtter old> waiter at the north pole. Lieut. Ernest H. Shackieton. who recently led an expe- J dition to the South Polar regions, said that nobody had any right to skeptical. There was nothing iu the expilprcr's statement but that was after he got within 200 miles of the Pole, and after reaohin.? and found to the morning after the murder with j his face and arras scratched, nervous ___ J and in an ugly mood His statements j do not tally with facts and his tiou- tseib were found stained with blood. I HL had latelv come from Pennsvl- jTHE WAYS OF THE TRANSGRESSOR t-he Cache and Land. The Arctic Club that he reached this position in tbe spring1 of 1908. The last news re- ceived from him was dated "March 17. I 190R. when he was near Cape Thorn- i as Hubbard, was a report that his health was excellent and that he had picked up a large party of Eskimos from Pr. Cook today saying that he of superior intelligence and that his which the committee on publicity was well and that his expedition had made a "report which was adopted, been a success. The message, which j intended to push on to the northern vent his living- the Esquimaux until this year. Duke of Abruzri Also Rome, Sept. Duke of the Abruxzi, since his own Arctic expedi- tion in 3.900, has been keenly inter- ested in Polar explorations and be- fore he left for the Himalaya moun- Fifty Miles From North Fork Pass To Pincher To Be Built Next Spring (Special to the Herald) Pincher Creek, Sept. last Larsen Is Tak- es a Flaming Oath The of the Distnet; Court were concludtd at noon today Lai sen, accused of indecent assault was acquitted, thu.e not bPipjf suf- ficient-'evidence'-'to convict hinii A man namfd Frank Maxwell, with a pohce iccord who was remanded for trial yesterday for the theft of and the committee was voted a was .dated Copenha-en did not say .'point of Greenland and from there to t.o accomplish this great feat. I M-liifTi liyi Cbtem IvailTOaU Wash., arrived in town last week on heartv vote of thanks for the excel-i whether the explorer had reached the start his dash to the pole in the "men tx. tne _ 'Polo- The information it tn of the twentieth century." Ho matter OL conjecture prospects for success were bright He lains he cxpi-esscd the opinion that} "-mcner oepi.. dollar m tho Windsor hotel, got one- Dr. Cook was "perhaps the man -des- i something is definitely k-no-wii'regard- ,it ttu- barracks with hard labor. d cook nxChow Sam's- ing construction work on the Canada a i a visit to her mother. Mrs. H. A. whose son. Harry Levers, of Vancouver, is also visiting here. Thirty dollars an acre was the price paid for 480 acres at Ccm-ley last lent, work they had done. The subject of the exaggerated rc-iwas forwarded to Mrs. Cook, the ports which have been sent out plorcr s throug-h the A. P. service regarding the recent fires in the Kootenay dis- week. The deal was put through by xHct was up for discussion the Mr. Jones, real estate agent here, the taken from outside papers which were presented by one of the special press representatives of the citv, surely warrant the Lndiirnation of all friends of the district. wife, at South Harpswell, of I-Ie expected to re- turn to his headquarters at Annatok not later than next month. Dr. Cook was born in 1865. He was based his opinion on what he heard'tora and surrounding- countr> f Dr. Cook's former journey. (Continued on Last Page) former owner ol the land -being J. C. Drury and the purchaser Mr. Wilson, of Fernie. This is the highest figure paid for land in Cowley district, but in connection.with the high spot price it should be mentioned that crops raised on this particular farm, have been yielding fifty bushels to the acre. 3Ir. Beck is at present, receiving-the contracts Tor phones along- the tine from Pincher Creek to Fishbum. the construction of which will commence very shortly now. Through the piston rod of his en- i j 01 i-arnis and truck patches j had to dee to higher grounds i safety. Jn no particular were 'there reports true, and the people of Fernie took little ru-ed of them but the same 1 parties, whoever they are. seem to ONTARIO PARLIAMENT BUILDING BURNE Toronto. Sept which broke It was sh'own that during the high out in thc west wing of the legisla- water season of last -June there had i tive buildings at 1-30 this afternoon, been reports sent to the press destroyed that section of the some unknown person, stating that j building, ami caused a loss estimated three human bodies had been seen1 at At 1.10 the flames floating down past Fernie and seen bursting from the little rary Total Loss Many Offices Burned many m Al- i though latest developments give the ;high ball to any who bet that con- jStruction work would be commenced this year, they will -have to grin and jbear any loss of thc kind with all I the resignation .and complacency they j ;can. From the most reliable author- :ity possible it is now admitted in a 1 reluctant' way that the contract for j i fifty miles' of the road is to be let i this fall, the work of construction to in gine blowing out. a C: P. R. engin- eer had his right leg broken below the knee on Tuesday night. The in- jured man was taken to Macleod. (carcasses of dead horses and cattle. 1 glass cupola in an unoccupied houses, stables and other buildings, j overlooking Queen's Park towards hatiess. coatk-ss and dripping i were floating down stream and that j University avenue. The alarm was water, worked in of water. turned in at once, but it was Hon. Mr. Hanna carried furni- to to the work of saving furniture and documents from the library. At one time the Physics, Medical and as as pOSSibic in the rary buildings of the university were j spring. These'fifty of construe- bum hke i.in danger and the strong, west wind. j tjon consist of'that part of thc tho only thing that saved them- I road froni Forjc pass to Pm A great deal of criticism was directed Creok_ Wfaen 110 thc fire brigade which arrived j finds ;ts way to rho of the with'fully twenty minutes after the alarm I -Daily Herald and other up-to-date .-as turned-in and were .slow to work of ,-ts nk. it will be truly restaurant wa.s charged in the lice court thb- morning d'5- i nrdeih conduct and threatening- a, young girl employed there. When called on to take the oath, j was apparently up. against it. Not being a Christian the ordinary form of kissing the bible would not -do so. i Wah was made to swear by the ashes ,of his distinguished ancestors. He- was given to understand that it he didn't tell the truth the souls of Ms ancestors as well as his own would paper on which his name was written, -was being burnt. nutgu-tratf imposed J S3.00 and costs. TO best advantage. Premier jhoraMing- the dawn of more Tell Troubles To Earl Grey fori 2.30 before the fire brigade arrived. ture and documents with great effect.. stood on the steps timing j ous timcs ,-or pincher Creek and all -By that time the roof of the west The legislature chamber caught reels as they arrived, but neither the line to North Fork Pass, centre was blazing and in a short three times. The first time it was he nor W. J. TTanna would John lime nothing remained of it but the MOM. -I. Foy rushed in make any statement. A well known smoking rafters. As soon as the fire with an axe and helped extinguish insurance man was noticed, hundretls of clerks and the (lames, fn a short time the fire nn- deputy or public works, bv Mai- colm Calder, drove through here on STUDY TRADE CONDITIONS !N CANADA Ottawa, Ont., Aug. Watson, f the Canadian Trade Agency in England, is shortly to make of Canadian industrial interest of the Canadian Condon l tour lu stated aiter the was not a ct-nt of insur- on route to Mountain View started to carry out had its way into the library janct? on the contents of the building. Caldwell and Leavitt, proceeding from have taken courage from thc silence i stenographers with which these reports were treated Bundles of legal documents from the an-d despite the efforts of the lire offices and library. Premier Whit- fighters, both regular and volunteer. to lapse a month ago. thfl ,it was entirely destroyed. It was iestimatxxl that the loss of the lib- rary is half a million dollars. There had been sonic but it was al- It ney. who was in his superintended offices at thft ,it was entirely destroyed. It the working, 'one of thr most complete and val- v i r which were-burning- in Victoria, B.C.. Sept Grey; places m the district durmj met a deputation of local sealers the last two weeks. night and heard their representations! Femie >cems to be considered an resrardincr the disadvantages under; easy mark by such irresponsible news Tho departments in the- which have been destroyed the latter place to Cardston. Tho drive w.as ostensibly a tour of inspec- tion of the roads and bridges the line of travel. Mr. Stocks is op- huilding posed to building any more bridges are the until such time as the Canadian i and have repeated the offence by sending out utterly misleading- re- ports as to the danger and extent of 'tre bush fires which were burnine- in I "landing in a pool of water, his uable on the continent and its loss ibangod down over .his eyes from a .will be almost irreparable. falling stick, while hauling hose. He A cricket match was in progress 'Library, Insurance Department, office j is hnilt, as until then was giving directions and working when the fire started, between the! of the Registrar General, offices of i it is mere speculation as to where like a trojan. Under him were A.W. Philadelphia Pilgrims and the Toron- the Municipal Railway Board, Bur-Jthe different stations will be hinlt i Campbell, deputy minister of Zingari, but the fire put a tern- eau of Labor, apartments of the Ser- which they work in view of the Jap- j mongers, lor she comes m lor and Eakes. On the porarv- end to the game, and the scant at Cowley Will Not Be Moved i >r i greater share of misrepresentations, _, anese not being party to the Moausj -bottom tloor Hon. One dispatch states that thc whole: Vrwndi regarding pelasnc ssannjr. T- district iro-M the Kootenav Land-! In consequence the Japanese ate al- ;T lowed to hunt all times to within three" miles of the Rookeries with! Arms and those of the Frank Cochranc, players rendered valuable assistance King's Printer. j ing to the Alberta line was in great Itrict. The author of that bit of news jOrc-ek, six miles from Fernie, danger; that Fernie. TJosmer. Michel i is familiar with the whole surround- from which Fernie was not in regard to the road from ichor Creek to >iu- si'ntion. Mr, Stocks I says a. gang of men will bo placed at j work on it in a day or so. This I municipality and the local improvc- GowU'v, Sept. has just! been received from Wm. Whyte, vice it president of the Canadian Pacific Pic- j Railway, saying that the proposed re- moval of the Crows Nest line from Cowley will not take place as the company has decided" to have the. track where it is. This is good newe and Morrissey were all in danger of i ings of Fernie, but the general public least danger. firearms, while the local sealers canjhush fiivs which were raging near are not aware that thc Coal Creek i So flagrant, and so frequent, hunt only in the open season of them. As a matter of fact I district is not a part of the city of these misleading statements been of the same branch of the service, -v -mmt side a radius of sixty miles from'there has not been a bush fire near Fernie and the statement mado would imavle that the board of li-adc has accompanied by -L E. Boir, collector J 1 S1 the seal islands and must use spears, and (board at their next meeting. F Evans special i1Y district are expected -to put four for the people, or Cowley who did j inches of gravel on the road at an not like the idea of either moving the estimated expenditure of All i town or being a distance from the men with teams who apply for work the j Colonel Jos. agent of the U. S. treasury depart- mont, and E. Faulkc, inspector Permission was received fro Otta- wa today for the fifth Regiment of statori Canadian Artillery to visit Seattle visited b.v nre. Fernie during the whole summer. The j leave no doubt in the mind of out- -seen fit to prepare a statement of jof customs at Great Falls, same is true of Hosmor and Michel, siders that the fire was in Fernie as facts and call the .attention of the [paid Col. F. C. Dcnison, T.J. One most ingenious newspaper man bo glaringly stated in the hoad line public generally to'them. Mont., S. con- sul here, a friendly visit yesterday. next Sunday, and carry arms. had again been; under which the above statement was A committee' was appointed last stating that it had.'made regarding the fire which took ;night to take up this matter along broken out in the Coal Creek dis- place in the mining town of Coal 'with others and report to the full Colonel Evans has his headquarters at San.Francisco and his duties take him over a very large territory. died Yesterday, while J. Johnston, of i funeral of George who J. aad A. Johnston's store was in at his post on the Ohio, will i at Mrs. Douglas' dry goods store his take pl.ice. at Almonte, Monday next horse tired of waiting, quietly with ceremonies at th church. Anehcan i off home, leaving Mr. Johnson to do thc same. ;