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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. I LET H 6 R I DGE F R I D A Y S E P T E M B E R 4, itll NO. 225 UTTLE PROFIT TO BE MADE Montreal Firm Says Government Is a Hard Customer WAHT TO OX) BACK B, David the London head of tbe imnicrtiioti ol the Salvation who is in the city afUr a trip through the various dis- of the proviuce nays he hvs not foifod one of the 760 men, wo- men and chiidreu, brought out that return to the old country. Moreover, the retwrni from those wh) had been granted financial assistance beea exceedingly satisfactory. Ir, tail the Army brought oui to Canada between tod emigrants ftnding places for all. -It was intend- ed to have brought hni the number wax reduced because o' the depression. Oil IS NOW HEADING FOR LOTS Of GOOD North Portal, Sept. regular train from the south arrived today in two Beptiom of fifteen coach- es each. The'traini brought in about one thousand aettlers and homestead- era, from the western states, who were of the very beat description. CAftMEQie IT A ''Now Univcrtky Into Ex- Chicago, Sept. Inter Ocean says today CKilgo educational Windpipe Severed Man Still Lives Montreal, Sept. the evi- dence produced before Judge Casselt today at the investigation into the business relations of the department of Marine and Fisheries it woald ap- that the government is in an unusually fortunate position regard- ing the buying of goods, being able to buy them not only cheaper than anyone else but on occasions them :'sO cheaply as to cause an ab- solute, loss to the dealers privileged to sell them. "Evidence to this ef- fect was given this afternoon. After citing general evidence to re- Sept. his fute tjhe charges made in the-Depart J windpipe was severed when he was by a street car, a man whose name the police did not learn, in still alive at the emergency, hospital. "Dr. C. H. Wall, in charge of the hospital, saved the man's -life by making %.hurried trip to in an auto of a stranger, where he ob- tained ,a silver tube and by this means straightened out the windpipe and pumped air into the lungs of of civil service commission -Mr, Watson proceeded to take up a num- ber of concrete cases and called sev- eral Montreal business men to testi- fy as to their business relations with the department of Marine and Fish- eries, the profits they made and as to whether or not they had "been held up by any of the government of- ficials ffor a "rake off" or discount to go into their official pockets. In every case the answer .was that the business with the government had been Jess than -that with ordinary customers, in many cases cost of handling the goods, while t every witness 'denied having ever given any graft to officials or to the knowledge of any such system. the dying man. Although- the man had. been in- jured internally, hopes are held out for his recovery v President Mackenzie Refers To Goose Lake Extension Calgary, are heading for Calgary and hope to get here in the not very distant future, but how we.wiU'gfct into the city when we do build to its limits is a question that is not so easily'answered" was the statement' made yesterday by Wm. president of the Canadian Northern Railway. Mr. Mackenzie with a party of English capitalists, arrived from .the north yesterday afternoon in his private car and left on the delayed train for Vancouver. When asked in "regard to the in- tentions of liis company in regard to railway extension to Calgary, the president said with a smile, "Oh, we will reach Calgary just as soon as possible. On our Goose Lake exten- sion from Saskatoon, we have al- ready fifty miles graded and over 30 miles of track laid and we hope to a hundred miles in opera- tion, by December. We will have 200 miles of the Distance between Sas- katoon and Calgary located this fall so that you will see we are working with Calgary as an objective point and are gradually getting closer. institutions have jperfecttd plants for consolidation., into university that will be endiowed by Andrew Carnegie, the Pittabttrg iron master. The following vull afiiliate under the name ol Jefferson Park College with Dr. Thomas MeConnel, president: The Illinois College of Law; the Bennet Medical College, the Jefferson of Pharmacy; Jefferson Park KoipiUl Training School for Nurses; fefferhon Park Musical Institute and Brooks Clas- sical School. The institution been incorpor- ated and under the terms of the char- ter, full university prjvilr-fn-s are ac- corded it." A BIG LIST OF ENTRIES ARE MADE Land Office Staff Is Still Very, Very Busy COUEMAN LOSES LETHBRflfe GAINS Tbe Royal Celeries Officials Were diet a Royal at CHANGE? AT HILLCREST Frank, Sept. in the personnel of the overman staff of the Hillcrest company took place the first of the month. T. H. Williams, formerly superintendent, retires and is succeeded by C. R. Colgrove from Spokane and Mine Manager Thorn is replaced by Corey Weatherby. The difficulty with the engineers has been settled and the mine is. working ag usual though hampered by a short- age of cars. THE MEN SAY OFFICIALS DIFFER Thirty or forty men gathers .1 tjw land 'office this morning. On> Hundred and twenty were admittiM yesterday. XTp to noon today tv.c and seventy-five have ap- peared at the wicket since Sept. 1st and three hundred and fifty tick -i have been handed out. The work now is progressing rapidly. The of- fice stafl have had a very strenuous week, having had to work in the evenings.' The following is a statement of the filings for the first three days: la following table, from left to right, the columns are in home- purchased GUN SILENCING DEVICE Springfield, Mass., Sept. Maxim's gun silencing device re- ceived its final test here yesterday at the hands of a board of officers at- tached to the U. S. armory, the test being to determine whether the de- vice would afford protection to skir- mishers or sharp shooters advancing on an enemy. The test is have been entirely successful. The most mag- POLITICAL NOMINATIONS Walkerton, Ont., Sept. Bruce Conservatives today nominat- ed J. 'Donnely, of Pinkerton, as-their candidate. St. Thomas, Out., Sept. W. Crotheis, K. C. has accepted the Con- servative nomination Elgin. Halifax, >N. tives in Richmond, N. today-nom- inated R. Perguson, of Lordoise and in Inverness they nominated Dr. -K. C. McLeod, of North Sydney. Lach'ute, Q., Sept." the Lib- eral convention held in- the court house .today to nominate candidate to contest the county .of Argenteuil, Mr. P. R. McGibbon, a icvcal lumber- MINES AT TABER ARE QUITE ACTIVE Caarfa West CMJW Makof Large SUpwnts of Coal --Ned if Mwe Electric and pre- steads, pre-emptions, homesteads, homesteads emptions, Date H. P. P.H. tot Sept. 43 2. 39 28 16 47 the touriSt Tor l her bieaking h.r jaw bone visitor the Canada. West Coal Co.'s mine presents a most busy appear- ance. Last week they shipped In the neighborhood of seventy-five ol coal, of thirty" tons veach. Every department- is filled is unanimously chosen as standard bearer. St. Stephen, N. B., Sept: W. Ganong M. P., was today nominated by the Conservatives of crnintv for the commons: Charlotte AN ELEVATOR AT GRASSY LAKE men. of abil- ity. A large force of miners' are stca while others are being added to the general force almost daily. This company has carried on a vigorous campaign of development made many permanent and provements, and its large shipments of coal number of weeks-'.past hare been quite regularly distributer in the eastern provinces. Tho other mines also have an abundance of high grade coal and are kept busy dail; Tilling and as well a supplying the local trade. A couple of days since a' witl a team -'and mower accepted the tnst One to be Boik Not Year ;--A New C. P. R. Shfiii -aificent attempted in the coal mining region of this dis- trict was that given to Messrs. L. Fraser, Geo.'H. iDickson and John B. Wilkie, on Saturday evening last, at which forty-eight the officials and staff of the International Coal and Coke Company, Ltdv sat clown to a sumptuous repast, after which, and following toasts to the King, the guests of the the ladies, Mr. Eraser was with a beautiful cabinet of solid silver, Mr. Dickson with a of meerschaum pipes of rare designjiud beauty, and Mr. Wilkie "ibb and locket set with diamonds. were made by the leadmgffofficmli; of the big coal company and, others, compli- mentary of regard in which these gentlemen were he-Id rjy their employees and asssociates, arid telegrams from President A. C. Fium- erfelt Sept. 'Total 51 73 195 .Toronto, Sept. campaign committee of' the Dominion Alliance has '.completed arrangements for a big local option campaign during the season of 1906-09. Mystery In Murder of M.D. Omaha, Neb., Sept. ments in the murder of Dr. Rustiu were not made public by the police today. The inquest has been set for Tuesday. It is now known that Dr. Rustin reached his hoaie about mid' night Tuesday and that the shooting occurred at 3 o'clock Wednesday morning. What occurred at the Rus- tin home during the three hours in- terval has not developed. Some Want the Strike Settled So It Is Claimed The local strikers report this morn- ing that the men all over the system are more determined than ever to stay out until victory crowns Uwir efforts. The circulars state that the com- pany is in. a terrible way f >r power and cars but are iraking ii dfsivtrf.te effort-to win, and that it is unff-rttm ate for the company thnt ilio men are firm in refusing "the of- fers to return TO work, also says that it is a MAY GO TO CHATHAM London, Ont., Sept. Can- adian Packing company whose plant here was destroyed by fire a few days ago will likely locate in Chatham be- cause of more favorable conditions. and severely crushing her lungs. She las an" awful sufferer but hopes are entertained for her recovery. -L. C. Hobbeh _of Bow Island, who las time upon hit hcmestead this season is' in town_ today, says the crops in ''that district are rather light owing to the grain being planted upon spring breaking; but as considerable land Is pre- pared for spring planting, better re- sults are anticipated. He leaves for Raymond tomorrow to labor in the beet fields. The lowest the mercury has been thus far is 40 degrees Fahrenheit. While awaiting the adjustment of his insurance as a. result of the re- cent conflagration at Fernie. Mr. C. C. Wright has been spending a cou- ple of days with. his friends in Ta- t of and BT. -N. tfalir" of S President Spokane; BUILEHNG ACTIVE ATCARDSTON New RestteacesGoing Up The New Mill Mevenents ef People Harvest Hands Needed Wash., were read expressing regret at their inability to be' present Messrs.. L. Eraser; Geo. H. Dicksan and John B. Wilkie are leaving the International: to take charge of the operations- of the Royal Collieries, at Leth- bridge, respectively as V niariager, chief engineer and s cretary-treasur- er. The Royal Collieries is acre, property acquired by rthe. Flumerfelt-Galer interests' of which so. much, is expected by the coal minhiji fraternity. V he guests of the evening were t'ak- Medicine Hat, Sept. Por- ter, who is buying wheat at Grassy Jjxke 'for the Medicine Hat Milling Company, was in the city yesterday with _fhe first carloncf of this year's grain.. It was a .-'good sample ol this ybar's spring wheat: and-graded No, 1: Northern. was grown.-by .7. Llewelyn and was the product of n field which .yielded thirty bushels to the! acre, pnrt of-. IT.' being oh anm- mer-Jallowed land and part of it on disced .-land. Mr. -'Llewelyn, who was in the city with Mr. Porter, says that his oat crop is a VETJT yield this year, and that all over the of cutting thoso obnoxious Thissian thistles near vithe corner of: .lluil arid, 3rd North StsI The: gentleman after making two he was-unqojUal to the hazardous prickly task assigned Win. Who-is the next lucky man that daro" at- tempt entrance? Have we no muni- cipal inspector? 'Can't something, be done to more rigidly enforce the law? Glance at in, other parts of the town that have been cut arid there left undestroyed. but been carried by the winds and Dodged against fences, to remain there. This is an eyesore to the general public, especially is it .so .to the _stranger that comes in our midst. Clean up, and abate "the nuisance, or a year hence we will regret our present dere- lictfon" of duty. gentleman with p.. hoc in hand, has ventured en- trance to. the jungle, and is doing ex- ber.- He leaves tonight for Medicine Hat. While his future hop.s are somewhat, shattered regarding his loss, -he, rhas faith in the future of en by surprise by .magnificence of the gifts, hut in neat "and" well weirds expn-sswl their deep appreciation for the kindness; .them and their regret at being "oblig- ed to sever the pleasant relationships which 'had always existed between themselves and their associat- Sept. many Cune will be pained to learn, of the death" infant daughter, iLeah, aged two years. PROGRESS IN BUILDING Dr. Stacpoole's. new residence 'is fast attaining 'the outside finish from the carpenters and will soon afford plenty of surface for the painters. It is a commodious cottage with a .fine location and H. D. Folsom. the con- tractor, ,is doing his best to make it a very creditable piece of work. .After the success- of the bylaw, as- suring the Ilarker-Alhm mills a loca- tion in the town, the work has pro- ceeded rapidly. The material had been placed on the ground as fast as the mill wns taken, down and Con- tractor C.- Cahoon has had a force- of ten men hard1 at work for week past. As the capacity of the mill is to be doubled, making it: 150 bbls, per twenty-fo.ur hours, und the I graincry storing capacity increased k-Harris jxjc Grassy rlistrict there is a very good harvest. The Medicine Hat Milling Company will build an elevator a.t Grassy to handle next year's crop. Word has Ixxm received from Supt. of the C. P. U. that a new station xrill be built at Grassy also a freight loading platform'. work. Proprietor John Carroll, of the Hotel, is remodelling his gen- eral by erecting in one corner a private office, which -will be fitted up with all modem conveniences and the best of workmanship. There will -An earnest movement by-the, iner- cants and'TJufiiaess men generally with respect to ail extension of the electric light system to their reepec- tive places .of business has at last been definitely agreed upon. "While the: business houses on one street are said a leading "mer- chant todays to jhe Herald's corres- ponderit, "and the business houses on another street are allowed to re- main in comparative darkness, is a conundrum easily deciphered." B. W: Wright, the jeweller, ct al, have framed, circulated and signed "by nearly every business man in the "dark A petition. duly armed with the petition, will wait upon the council at their next regular meeting and ask for an extension of the "pre erit A neat. surprise wns sprung upon Mr. H. Standerwiek, the late organ- ist of the English Church last even- ing at the -regular choir practice, when the Rev. Dl Jones in a neat Indian Trouble Has Been Averted Victoria, B. C., Sept. ficulties 'with the Indians of Salmon Arm have been settled by Superin- tendent of Provincial Police Hussey without appeal to force and- a dan- gerous situation averted through the skillful handling of the veteran po- lice officer. Rescued by their fol- lowers when sont to jail.for an in- fraction of some laws tho. Indians of the district assumed a threatening attitude. Chief HUS-TV was'sent out by the government and on his ap- proach the Indians He sent out The town will never have regret the placing of this likewise, cause to industry within the corporate1 limits. The necessary machinery has been or- dered and will doubtless here as soon as the building is ready for it. or'li: S. Allen t Co., was a" passenger by yesterday's7 south train. lie intends interviewing an eye specialist while away as his sight is becoming ser- iously effected. A business trip in the interests of the Consolidated Coal Company of Tabcr. took R. Ibey down to that point'yesterday. Mr. A. Cazier, of the Cazier Bros. Construction. Co., came in yesterday to be present "at the Mr. ami Mrs. McCuric's child. His large farming interests here will also: re- ceive attention, before his departure. Another departure for Utah was t.hat of Thos. Duce, who will remain until after the October, conference to be held in Salt Lake Glty. Thos. Wool ford was in yesterday to attend the meeting of the C. E. Snow Co.' management, and inci- dentally to buy more twine- for the bumper crop he is Moses Bissette returned from rail- road work a day or so ago and cel- the event in so hilarious a manner that Mr. Justice Barker had to assess him a V to extinguish his excessive spirits. .Although some farm help has ar- fact that the officers are not of one mind regarding the strike. Some think it should be settled at once. Some officials from, one division.'held h. conference and reported their divi- sion "down and out." Another paragraph speaks of the foolishness of the company in trying to replace skilled, weir organ- ized nien, with a gang such as they have been able to pick up around the country as the company could1 not get them into, shape if it had them a year. In Winnipeg the men an average of twenty-five jengincs are :turned out in a month, while only one has been turned out during the last three weeks on all the western, lines and-that one was nearly finish- ed before the strike. The report con- cludes as follows: "The cry that the company has so often, put up aboutr Americans com- ing over here to raise troublu ap- pears to worn out as they are now importing a large number of raise the trouble. This cry about "Canada.for the Canaddaus" is all right when they are trying, to get business for their road, but when it is a case of "scabs" it makes no difference where.'they come from. The cry from this time on should "Let t nation ownfthe 'railways and "let us get 'enough rnen; guarantee the workmen a, fair deal hereafter." TRACK LAYERS BUSY Weyburu, Sept. C. P. R. track laying outfit begins opera- tions tomorrow on the Weyburn- Stoughton" line and will employ two hundred men in construction work. About two mi leg a day will be laid and. it is expected about ten days will complete .it to the road1 being built westward from Stoughton. The new structure is to covered with regulation galvanized plate and will present a very creditable appear ance, as jwell as contain an up-to- date milling plant. When completed this industry will afford employment forborne ten men. It means much for Cnrdston. Mr. II.. W. Wynder's new cut stone residence is being pushedi ahead these days, as the carpenter work on the tabernacle does not permit of the stone mnsons going ahead to any ex- tent and Mr. Wyr.dcr is taking ad- vantage of it. rived at this point, there is still a good demand. Mr. Arthur Pilcher was out after harvest hands this ning but found none to engage. STAVES'BODY WAS RECOVERED Came to the Surface After Nine Days The Funeral Frank, Sept. body of the late Reuben. Steeves, who was drown ed near Stavely a week ago last Mon Mrs. O.'E. Bates came down from was recovered yesterday. _ The, the Waterton yesterday. Mrs. R. Ibey and Mrs. ATM. Heppler wUl for another week in return with Mr. und Mrs. S. Evcrsficld re- turned last evening from n. week's so- journ at the Ijikcs. Mr. G. Mc- Lcnhnn accompanied them. A most enjoyable time was reported and fish stories nre much in evidence. Mr. Evcrsfield carried off the palm how- .run-nors. must come in and that the delinquents of of tho office of rh-i Hotel Lethbridge. The centre of the arch overhead will Ix; adqrived "by a handsomely mounted head of a black "tailed deer. Mr, A. T. Veale is the builder. One car of brick, to be used for the veneering of the Palace Hotel, arriv- ed yesterday, a second car is expect- ed on the next freight. Mr. Mc- Brayne, general mnnager, declares he will have a hotel second to none in Western Canada, Taber, Sept. Leach has just removed the cast from the jaw of the while New York and Chicago, playing j little girl of G. H. Anderson of Wood- and winning double headers each] pecker, who on July 27th last was advanced seven points in standing. riding a horse which stumbled and NAT10NAL LEAGUE RACE Chicago, Sept. day pregnant with possibilities of a, shake-up ended non-sehsationally with the relative positions of the three leading clubs in the National League pennant race, unchanged. Both New York and Chicago, however gained a slight ad- vantage over Pittsburg, the last ad- ding but three points to its total by its single victory over Cincinnati, also be installed a private telephone speedy in behalf of the choir mem- whole to r-n exact presented Mr. SUndcrwick with gold ring as a token, of love and respect, for his faithful ser- vices as organist, and wished him success in his future career. Mr. StaiKJerwick was" indeed surprised, bnt .made a neat speech of accept- ance. Mr. Standenvick leaves for his homestead near Calgary where ho proposes to reside. The Taylor Milling and Elevator Co., that were to begun con- structing the long talked of elevator here, have not, at this writing, com- menced work. Farmers are anxious- ly waiting. A large quantity of spring wheat rendered themselves all have promised to ing regulations in f dians who effected t: not bt> prosecuted. Brandon, Man., today to the hospital a binder accident. working in the in front of a binder stopped for n few minutes. ses started up suddenly and Moore was unable to get out of the way, M ild a pow-wow in him came. The pay a fine, tho rescue the law and the fish-lit uro. The rescue of his brick residence to its new on the lot formerly owned by Mr. H. R. Sloan, Mr. E. [Tarker is driving a well so as to afford an tip to date wntor system in his inches in length and thnugh not weighed, because of no opportunity, it is judged to near 21 or 22 pounds. In order to land him the boat, was pulled" to shore and the big fellow drawn out on dry land. PRIMIER DISASTER Inquiry Is at Selkirk, to be on duty on the night of the disaster but it is said was not. Anderson is somewhere in Western Saskatchewan, and the Mounted police have been sent after him. It is likely that the hearing at Selkirk will be hold on Monday on the arrival of the Lady of the Lake, with Constable Wood, of the R. N. W. M. 1 P. and two Indians who are wanted as witnesses. i C1DENT 3 Robert d fourteen years in from Austin il .suffering from Moore who was field stopper whiV it was inntos. The Sept. Capt. John Stevens, master of tho ill-fated steamer Premier, underwent a searching examination on the witness stand yesterday afternoon-, being under the firo of Messrs. Richards and Sparlirrg, the former representing tne crown and tho latt'T relatives of some of iVie-. OUT FOR A WALK 1 Ottawa, Sept. Edward N. Clark was deposited in the cars today, at] the knife cxrtting both legs terribly, the prevailing 'price of 80 per one of which may have to be ampu- bushel. tated. The hearing will be- continued, j and Lee Marchand, two old country More witnesses will be called, among j journalists who have undertaken to them" probably the rnate. Ono wit- walk from Quebec to Vancouver ar- ness who is badly wanted is Ander- rived in Ottawa from Montreal this son, one of the firpmt-n who was afternoon. body rose to the surface by natural process on the ninth day and was quickly sighted by the searchers who were dragging the lake. There wcrq no marks on the body indicating a gun shot wound as many had ed would the case and there is nothing whatever to indicate how the accident occurred. Jt arrived here this .morning and now lies at the Imperial Hotel. ;v_ T, Mwrray had cc-ino to Frank on the local to visit Mrs. Steoves and chanced to with her when the telegram announcing re- covery came. By ft. singnar crrnci- dence, as he to otfcr a prayer, Mrs. asked that he pray that the body might be foxmd. An instant later Mrs. Steeves' son Gordon entered the room and his aunt Mrs. McLean outside. To her he gave the message and Mrs. Steeves was nt once informed. She collapsed and it was some time forc she could regain control of her- self. Sleeves has in a pitiable condition all week and it is hoped that the finding of tho body may have a beneficial effect. Arrangements for tho funeral have been The service will bo held nt Knox church tomorrow after-' noon ot 2.30, tho Rev. Murray offi- ciating. The Masonic order, of which Mr. Steeves was member, .will par- ticipate awl at the grave, following a service by Mr, Murray, the Mason- ic service will be held. ;