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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Saturday, September 2, Number. 222. HARVESTING LETHBRIDGE LABOR MEN IS IN FULL SWING Spring Wheat and Flax Will Give Enormous Yields Another week has and Itlioiisamls nt acres of the 191! crop lire cut, will] the hinders at work Jrtim early morning till at nit'ht in every portion of Southern TO CELEBRATE IN TABER Good Programme Including Parade, Speeches and Sports-Two Special Trains from Lethbridge-- Taber Making Big Preparations lAlniTla. With lhe beginning of .VTtfk harvesting became general lliroiiKhout thn district. Thc weath- er was ideal for harvest, Lhe long liO'irs ui hriglit sunshine being exact- ly suited for preparing the grain f.ir ftiie reaper. AVith this week also lias the commencement of threshing, it In1 last step in the harvesting ot season's crop, and before verv l.he elevators will he busy stor- ing awuy lhe grain for another vear. hethbridgo will journey to Taber on -Monday to attend lhe Ivabor Day oeluDration to be held there, and Judg- ing by the enthusiasm displayed among the labor men of the city, tho affair will eclipse any labor demon- stration ever seen in Southern Al- berta. Fifteen hundred people at I least are expected to lake In the j event from Lethbridge, and thc iniin- the agcment committee have I two special trains tn chartered transport the visitors to the little coal city to the eji.it. Twenty-three labor organiza- tions of the city will be represented In tile excursion, and these numbers will be greatly augmented by friends who will take advantage of this op- portunity offered to spend a holiday out of the city. LeWibridgs lias always been recog- nfxed in the south as the home of labor organizations in this part of the country, ami probably the various Kvcrv day now means thousands of tiudea in this are in.a better safe from all danger of frust j state of organization" that in any oth- dv hail, and the farmers are beiiiii- in feoUsure of their reward for I'u-ir labors. Soinc'anx ety was caus- pi] early in the week on account of fjthi- prevailing low- temperature. was reported from some parts j of tiie district, hut so far as can lie learned if. Ido any damage. In fact, no damage .v.'liaU-ver was done to the grain only a few of the root ami crops showing any effects m" the Since then the weather lias moderated and during the past or three days has been positive- ly hni., the thermometer registering nvn SO degrees. This change has lieen welcomed by the fanners as il lias served to bring on the laic grain that it will be ready to cut in a Bhorl ,t.imc now. To date cutting operations have been confined to the Winter Wheat mid in lhe immediate vicinilv of Lelh- bridge tho major portion of this crop been cut. In all probability it will all be in stook by the end of wxl week'. In other parts of ihe district, where there was never any lack oi rain during the year, thc win- 1er wiical; is heavier, taking a longer lime to ripen, so thai cutting was 'delayed. However, during the bttcr (Continued on page er city of its size in Canada. The Labor Day celebrations for Alberta, have always been held flprc- -tofore in Lethbridge, bur. this year the Trades and Labor Council'decid- ed that by visiting one of the outside points, their cause would be given an j impetus, -so was chosen as tho was not severe enough to of meetlngi Tne nave responded nobly, and have plan- ned out a program which has met with the hearty approval of the labor unions of this city. Within a short lime to the value of J500 were collected for competition in the sport- ing events, and it Is expected that this will be greatly augmented before the celebration. The Train Service Two trains will leave Lethbridge on .Monday morning to carry the people of -Letbbrldge to the scene of the dem- onstration, one going at 7; o'clock and the other scheduled for 10.00 o'clock, besides the visitors from Lethbridge it is exp'ected that many from Macleod and other Pass points, besides con- tingents from Kipj) and Diamond City will take in the excursion and tead their members to swell the crowd. Parade and Speeches On arrival at Taber a regulation La- VALUABLE LOTS WERE PURCHASED By Member of C. P. R. Party; Situated Op- posite Station While in the city on Thursday, Dr Favre, one of the members of .Sir .Thomas Shaughncssy's party pur- chased the two lots on the corner of >'irst Avc. and Kighth St., facing the 'depot. The property was brought from the Komau Catholic church, and n gnorf price was realized, the deal bringing somewhat, more than the ji roper ty has been held at by the mvners. As the C. V. U. have begun lhe practice ol 'building large hotels in nil the larger cities ol' the West, H is hollered by local people to he not unreasonable to suppose that they are contemplating the same iver tonight made his first speech of MEDICINE HAT TORY TABER TURNS TO HAD FINE FAIR Highly Successful in Every Respect; Exhibits were Superb nor Day parade will he held in which all the unions from (lie different towns and cities represented will pnr- tlcipute. The .Miners' Union headed liy band from will lead the procession. Prizes will he offered j cine Hat's fair came to a close to- lor the best floats III the parade, aftc.r three clays of the most sue- SUPPORT OF BUCHANAN Best Meeting Ever Held in the Town Premier Sifton and the Candidate in Good Trim- Great Enthusiasm for Reciprocity Prevailed Medicine Hal, Sept. The Medi- cessfnl events in I lie history of Agricultural Association. The tendance at the three days of representative of the various trade! Immediately after tho parade it 'Is expected that a large mass meeting will be held out doors which will addressed by leading; labor organizers whom will be President Wal- lers of .the D. C. Federation of Labor, Hres. Powell, of the U. M. W. of A., District Xo. 18, and Vice President j of a high order and closely contested. I Taber, Sept. thc midst of I lion. A. .1. McLean, E. U. Taintcr, The History of Reciprocity Mr. Buchanan plunged into his sub- ject in a manner which showed he was thoroughly conversant with it. lie spoke first of the fact that the the reciprocity arrange- the States had been thc what ix known ail over tlio south country as hotbed of Conservatism, and one of Magrnth's old strong- holds, Premier Siiton and A. Bu- chanan tonight addressed lhe biggest political gathering Pver held in Tab- er, and carried the meeting with enthusiasm which was in -sharp con- effort of great Conservative fair has far exceeded thc expectations 1trasl; to lht' "i Magrath uiai chapter after chapter ol of the Association. The races, of which there were twelve daily, were Cfem Stubbs, of the same organic- j-phe relay tlon. The parade itnd speechmaking win complete the morning part of the program. SporU The afternon will be given over to a IK! athletics, and an unusually attractive program has been arranged. The committee In charge have talten particular pains to have the meet sanctioned by the A. A. A. A. so that nil amateurs may compete without fear of losing their amateur standing. This removes all difficulties from the path, and it is very desirable that the Y. M. C. A. should take the mat- ter up nnd help to make the meet a successful one by entering in the events. Two Good Game? Uesides the refiiilaA athletic events there will he a baseball game between Taber champions and a picked team irom Lethbridge, and the city team look for a victory that they may have the pleasure of hanging in their belts the third Taber scalp for the season, the football -enthusiasts there Is promised one of the finest treats ;of the year, for the Caledonians go along to try conclusions with a picked team from Taber. A championship war contest between teams from the unions is also looked for- ward to to fill out one of the best programs of sports" ever put on in Taber. Tickets are already on sale ior the trip, and may be had on appli- cation flt trio Starland theatre. It.vdH- be a fine outing, and all Lethbridge will be in attendance. race, and Indian race today proved to be the best events of the whole meet. The Indian race result- ed in a tie aiitl an' extra heat was necessary, while in the relay race the meeting of n nights ago. In great contrast, too, to the barejnf efforts he had marie to get re- walls of thc hall, and the indifferent that Conservative leaders grafh the vear favor of it, that announcement was speech from lead changed four tunes in the two to lhe .speaking, miles. The midway of the fair this year was very poorly patronized, thc people spending practically all their time on the stand or taking in the exhibits. The new grand-stand erected this ttiUuk- of ihe audience at thc Ma- i meeting, was tho prettily pven corated hail of tonight, with hand- lost son.dy done banners with Liberal j throne that efforts were to be devices, and HIP presence of the band, sir Wilfrid's government, which enlivened (he meeting previous Ilwo Conservative members hart com- milled themselves by saying that Tal-cr assumed an attitude of vote for it if the govcrn- conic, for (lags were flying, the bandjmcnl, Were successful. The govcrn- played on the streets, and tlic citi-j been successful, but these x.ens in other ways demonstrated j t.wo Conservative members were now their desire to hear Premier Sifton j onnosimr reciprocity. year was "taxed 'to its full capacity, the .three days' for the first time, and to pay tribute 1o his premiership, and also to evi- deuce their personal regard for the j. President reciprocity candidate ing stated to the Herald represent- Thcrc wcrc many Conservatives in live tonight that he was mote than j thc but. thc pleased with the result of their cf-L-. oirmrl till ProVnim- I V, .McK'enney iSunday. Tim scrmnn loclay henvlly veiled and wore western I3nr- opLTiii (jostinnos. ANOTHER LABOR CANDIDATE Montreal, Sopt. A. Masse was tolBy nomlnnlnd as tho I.nbnr Ciudlikitp i? Ot. Morys dlvlslou. The committee fipiain wp v M. I-. A., and Alderman lielltmiy will uj- tho most llov. bo tlio principnl speakers nl a aeries :of Huports Und. Sainuoi Prllchnrcl of moellngs starting on Mondfty, Sepl. jMathoson, U. Ho spolic at Minn with an afternoon mooting at Cn- length on the "Spiritual moilnrn ma- owny and an evening meeting at l.ac'chinory of the and declared St. Anne, !n ndilitlon lo thnae the ch.urch nniil progniss Inge otUviTH an-aigcd, lUiu truly yours, HAXKIOH SHAW, L'amuuUce. car became and t rd fo rlic l-'ottom of tho ghsft. Schmidt ,.thn of a complete of portllBali ,.he Btale depart. and Jacob Dolakl were scriovTFly Injnr- of thc law in Portugal was advisfd today. Thc Amcrt- !od and Dr. Frederick A. Jcffor.-cn and and siato ami thut 1'ope 1'ius ]ias 'can minister reports riip.r Portu- Scolrek were ir.-. Ihat ii Uie rcmodellinc; is foreign minister hr.K jinnouitrml Jnrcrt. Thc .iMlrtoni caiir.9.1 src.il ,illM win 0 In H.o nsncmbly tho of tho citeineiil, nntons the of tlm foroiKii roliKions nssncmnons ho uilclins which is 22 stories in heiRht, lnn Ihr samc ,IS tli.il '.vhlch exlsloil botore law and roFiiinini; diplomatic rcla-ltho passacc of lhe stale and Ueparntion law. and one of thc largest office structures In the down town district. lions with Portugal. A ;