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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 2, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Lethbridae, Tiwstlay, September 2, ism CENTS Number 322 TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND NEW SETTLERS FOR THIS DISTRICT FIFTEEN LIVES LOST IN COLLISION ON MIDLAND RAILWAY IN ENGLAND Two Sections of :Famotis London-Scotland Express Came Into Sleeping Car Crowded with Passen- gers Rushed by Special Train to Hospi- Killed Outright Klrkby. Stephen, County of Westmorland, England, Sept per- klLled'ihd thirty'lnjilred In Jrcslllnlon of two sections cf tha fameiM 'Londfin-Scoilind Tha wreck occurred on Midland railway, Junction, the Iwft louthbound, Tha Kcond section dashed Into the rear of WWccplna teveril coiches, which burtf into Many p-r- trapped and.if net k If (erf outright, they were burned to death. At thirty taken from the wreckage suffering Injuries or and many ten of the4a may die, trains-had far Lwdon at 1.35 and 1.47 this morning and tht collision them occurred fifty, miles south of ttut place on a hlyh arid lonely moor. The MtfLttV of the train had stopped ;o get up steam for a sharp up-grade w4ian tha Into the rear, piling up the sleeping citrsy wtileh with passtngeri. t mmed Itttly afterward taveral of the care caught fire and many the pstaengtrs found it impossible to get out. Rescuers from farms in! the vicinity 'cunt M the the scene too late to save any of the paitengers. Nine eharrvd taken from the wreck it was believed that were still among debrii. About thirty Injured were sent on special trams to tht Leeds tnrf hotpitals. Another disaster acourred near the same spot on December elgM passengers lost their NEXT SPEAKER MAN WHO OPERATED AT RAY- MOND DEALT WITH BY JUDOE-' JACKSON George Wll'sou; lifiRh, who comciltteil.'Jor trial time ao by TRAINS WITH PLEASURE SEEKERS COLLIDE ON NEW HAVEN ROAD ALBERTA HOUSE 1 ai Uav.iKit.d, ap-.v ALBERTA HOUSE pejrfd before .Judge Jai-Uui iu nis-jv ff A ,j 4 AGAINST A SALARY Irict CVjurl' this-.inorr'nj> He was KUmoiiton. Sept. guilty ,ciid ier.lm-ed It, Uu here (jcorgR I'. Smith. for en rose, as tho CBTI Speaker of Uie legisla- ture. j yppre, lesfe oiie day. Tliis ic-nttncc 'will iua '.hal im- sowc.Ume-aRO by Police Maj- tslraie sentenced Urn on s'urmriary conviction to eighteen Cslsary. A-Jg. H. A. Sinnott declared himself yesterday as being favorable to the Idea of abolisUng the salary" of major, and suostitut- -V ing.tieretor an allowance. Host Importanl Announcement Affecting Country Tributary lo Lelhbridge--All Irrigated Land to be Settled, Meaning Thousand More Farmers in District Immediately Adjacent to This Dry Land is to be" lo Actual Campaign is Be- ing Systematically Conducted arid: QPiRiV Whole Organization is Behind kr- Farmers Will Soon Arrive Htre to Inspect me Land r v Crop Fiye-'Mill- ion Dollars' is tip Estimate wilt raise -ibis This "is a1 cent- over last year aTirt shows c-th'> Albert a: farmers .arc taking heed of (fcf.itiiied farming advtcc.' lli'spite of tliis the price of hogs still hovering around tnu j c 1-' ivilh" liltlo prospect Oial BULGARIA .WILLING Aug. officially informed 'today lhat, Bulgaria WAS prepared to send plenipotentiaries here .to nego1 Mate a.'settlement ot all'qv.es- tions in dispute. its on-n for l'- come' into cerUUily during the number "of hogs in 'cijuntry was ahout In 1311 it-wpuld ii Till gb'Jower'for several months. In fact, 'there '.are rumors lhat the tea 'mark will be toixhcil bctote rest .spring.. The demand was Etronger tliao at tKe present. .SouthVrn Alberta's hog 'crop IMs year worth over The wheat crop on ?.n cs- llm'atc of bushels will be worth so lhat the raising iriflxJilry, which was alnicst ipw'n lirre three'years" ago, is sow jiiiiK'.sfrikln'j'distance rf thr. mark :l by ti'.f wheat crop. Ihtre was one hog a year 350 there .arc for have been Iiurd to find is an increase 200" per. cent; two ycais. To. show fast they are one farmer with 900 is I hog raising aliniiil and will kccu 800 brooil.-soW j lir. Htadlry, o! 11 it Swill Co., was in Ihc. oily from KdinontoR.on Satr uriiay. He says that' there is i sbtirt.ige of all kinds nt lire slock in ot next twelvemonth for [be announce- ment has just been made by P. L. Ith, manager ol the C, JP...R- department of natural reEOurcps, through -loeepri P. Traify, comrrils3lon- ot commerce and'mariuiaclures, that a monster program.has teen' or- ganized and .Is about to ronimence, 'whereby acre of C- P. R, land in tie Lethbrldge, CoaHnle and Chiu within a .-This is: affecting Ixjthbri'dge that-, hut '.been made" Jor'.years. It ihe-.ac- quisltlpn of more than 1000'- exper- ienced-farmars in the immediate, yl cinify of. tie city. It meanB th_e.t'urri- ing of the tide of more toward I.cthbrldge and it means increase in the price per every acre of land within a 25 riiileB qt for _wltli 'thi attention'or the C. P. ft.' the south, as a-coi The C. has about JOO.COO acres of 'unaoK lam] cither under or rp.ndy foi to be turned Into the dltchea in this district. Al a cbnEcrTRttve estimate 'that land' when settled worth per ncro. The conijvati olg camraisn will mean, therefore that irrigated land now vacant wil be improved, adding an lndustr> worth to the comme'rclri le'niarket.'for.-iila .produce: The. land te yold'iii large it. IB pretty, cer- aln that all Farmers brought in will e resident 'farmers each or whom III look to as the _ com: saW huyer for the Hums Co., this rooming. "And mill iiogs are scarce. Large numbers arc bcin'g'kept for breeding purposes s.o that the salfs arc? mucli smaller than the ictuat numbft of hogs in the rofihtry.11 Mr. McKay, secretary-trcaFiurpr of DdniiyV.'-Mii., 'and'lornicrly with the Srllt--Co., sioles" last year Alberta. He is graftal manager alone reports a vrecUy shortage meats (o supply the lie thinKS establishment, oi Ddany's cn a here will te a great netdcd lbte" hoosl lo the live start- industry in weallh of and district. Southern Albcita. MILLING CHANGE Winnipeg. V.-Hast- general nT.anager of the Lake of 'Includes Dry Lands This refers to irrigated lands alone but'the company's campaign will uo atop there. The C. P. H. has hurt In thc-.Eouth which is not under cu' tivalion. Thai they arc preparing ftf a campaign lo ecltle this'Is also wltl'id. T14; location of made dry farms in the vicinity of Ca mangay this year is proof of th! fact. The company could thlfi. win ter and next spring brine In -.i actual farmers and settle them, o ands available for farming JIULU3 lur t tho Woods Milling Co., reach of but will remain on tho beard of di- rectors, W. A. Mathceon is his succea. sor. Sfory. of thirErigagement Between Camel 'Corps''and Dervishes 'oh African British Fought Thousand of Vicious Foes Ixrtidon, Sopt. flrtt detailed description of the terrible flghl be- twocn the Soraallland camel corpa and Mullah Dervishes, August 9lh, II la a graphic letUr lo the Dally Express. Ucut. Dunn, who wau In command after uornetd had been lilllcd, at Ino commencement c! the hallle, ti-rltct that the camel corps was 112 slrong, went reconnoitring In a, large tract which had been looted by dervishes. Cornell! on the morn- ing of.liib nlnlli lined the men up. The Dervishes numbered eevtral thous- icsporutent "was (haf their ammunition 'gave, out, anrl 46 ot their camels nlno rentes were sbol. In ft last mad rush they bro-JBht tip ,1 of tprarraen'who must Inevitably have finished us, but for out tnanlrq gun, which'was Roliig half hour. Its doailly shots 'steadily rttsibllng den'isher., though some got liRlit'ii'p. lo our mldr-t. Twite we thought they were bound to get nt us' but flctl at c'ritlcul moments. Tht losses which hud been under 200 klllod nnd wotinilcil. They wcro 1CD dcnd on ono slili-of Uie only. Surnman behnvttl In a rnoal plucky manner, never (skill Kvery C. V. H. agent in Ihe States and Great Britain knows the campaign to sbttle the Lolhbrldg district; and every agent o bririR In none hut the best aetller The company's ready made farm .po cy and Its loan policy assures the the very best class of Re tier, They get tho pick of nil Imm granls. In Intl Ihelr scltlerj ar land picked. The company preler Married on their lands. If 50( 'nrrficrs wcro brought In. lt..woul etr-liy mean an Increase in Hit' population, of the dielric-t centering o Lethbrirlge of people. Help Mixed Farming Tho announcement also means boost for the mixed farming prop ganda In Iho.bolhbridgc- dlstrlcl. Th C, P. It. soils Its irrigable lands three, contracts: vlth "a loan, wli out a loan mid the rcody.roade'far contract. A settler in signing, an of these contracls agrees to at least three milch cows on his far from tho very Brat day of aollleriKn The company does this for protec- tion, believing that the mhed farmIUs Alward being the as slgUnL (n Tho elirnlnallon of essrolnations In gride IX. a feature of this year's prpgrammef promotion to.grada X, (lependlng on the principal's rcpor hereafter. Miss Edna was president, of the western Ottawa, Sept. William -Maolienzie and Hen. T. v White, Minister of Finance, are hack .from England.. .They re- port Ihe jierlod of light money about The Minister of Finance reports that Canadian investments are'- being much more favorably considered. Oml. Ikl A II'VOL I'iuvnj OJMJl.itt, Mbit, ,1 1 thoti'Bh ho WM thrco Umcs woun'Jod In Ihe arm and twlco In the legs." h ways, and la ready, not .only 'broiich o! the Harnliurg Conservatory of ifus'lc'laVjcari wrifcd tnle morn, Ir.'g to Ulie "over Uie musical part of (lie curriculum. Fourteen years and'.three days ago today, made the sixth teacher on the staff. Three years ago, when he, was appointed .superintend- ent of schools, there was a staff of M. Today tJieri is a tolal staff oi 80, and the number o.f pupils has Increased ac- cordingly.' WEI >car.there was n total enrollment' o! 3256; tills year Uiere will before thj week is out. and it .has been necessary to put a High school class, grade IX. In Ihe .Manual: Training building, nnd also one'class'.frbrn Coplral, Watch LetbHrldge grow. PORf HOPE GETS POWER Port Hope, vole ot IIS to 14 tho, rait payers of the flerl a twyyears' with tho Seymour Por-'e-r-Company lo Instal a tystern I" addltloni'lfrfthe etiulpmenU Provision Is rnatje.tor a rtfldjustroeni of tbe rates at the end o( five years Richard Fraifti '_. Hose Zimmerman, Xe'vv'Yofk. Frank Condon, .Trenton', N. J., and young son nt Mcridcn hospital. Coroner Mix, ai noon, that there was sixteen persons dead. This included tlmse.whq died in hospitals: Chas. Place, broker, New York. Woman, nanic unknown, given name, Mary Jane, Hartford Conn. Only about hair of the dead have been. identified early this; morning. All the passengers were in their night clothes the collision came, innking identification difticult. Miss Margaret Murphy, 914 'North Broiid Street, Phtladcl- phiii, scalp wound, sent to her home. Miss Jean Stoddarji, New "York, hack- injured.- Ralph Downs, New Fiuven. A. M. Miiris, -10 Clinton St., briliscd bodj taken home. J. Browning Clement, jr., Chestnut Street, -Philadelphia, cut and hruiscd, taken: home. John Dixon, YHlecroft, N. Y. Fronk secretary Y.M.C.A., N. J leg and lend cut. Fast Express Telescoped Xew Haven, Conn., September The second section of the Bar.H.iAcn'.1- -imltc'd, the.Xew Haven railroad's linest triin out. .tie. Maiue iumnM> tsort district, Weacored first of .the. White Mountajj Express, while the former was aUndlng in a block: Just outside citj- P.5D o'clock this rnornlmr. The number of Send, according to railroad The Injurcd'numne'r ahout fl'ity.'' :A11 desd and Ininred -were In thi. .hree aleejers of the Bar Harbor Irsln. No one was seriOLely lalurtd on the Mountain expregf. Both trclna were heavily laden With returning from fuh iniblc resorts In MS'liw. and the 'White Mountains. -ntn mmtat' behind tlrce through a fog. The liar Harbor Limited had stopped in the hut the car.et thf. long train was on 'the edge of the blocV limits. The iarl clwrei nelloville, INJURED Welling (on eli years, wo fatally injured wiuVt.horao became unmanageable "near-- ItcdnersviCo ilMnce .'Al It li'clocX he rtlej in harlng regained- c and the express had" got under'siight headway-Tthfn the MounUli; Express came along. The'engineer of Ihe latter unible to ifop hli io-omollve ami crashed completely through two of the-sleepers, on Bar Harbpr train and knocked the next sleeper ov.er the emoankmeol.: The shock "Of tne from tbc berths In tho sleepers swept out of the broken "windows ;arricd to tht. teiosraph. wires and pples.nMrby where It sl'lll hung when tfc.ij wrecking trains arrived; -No Damige ti The While Mountain Bxpreii waii "ciroely hj- (he.oollhlm. It proceeded on Us wart {er houra delay, arrlviog at the station he.n at 9.40 and proceeding 'al once to New York. Tho first section of the While Xonntain Express coasiUed of seven ca.rt drawn by engine NV, A.' B. Miller, Conductor Fowler.; 'puitmani'pemodiherf 'fhe two sleepers deinoHsheil (ii'.e'the pullmans Kineo Malno and "KMoUT froAi Porlland, Maine. Nineteen wcrc in the Katota twenty-lwo .In tie 'Chancellor.' The tr was the "Chlsholm." It alraoJt entirely occupied .by a of boy.V relarolng horn Mcnniouth, M.alne. The boys' homes Yorlt PhlLidelphia and soulhirn points. Seven bod.lt> were taken 0 Ti.0 first body Idc'ritlhed'was ihM A. of ;