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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta v VV V V V V e Daily Herald 1 VOL II. LETHtSftlUGE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1909, NO. 226. COLERIDGE IS ENJOYING A STEADY GROWTH Becoming a Grain and Stock Shipping Continues Making Improvements WILL GO TO WINNIPEG Dawson, Y. T., Sin- clair, of this city, lias accepted the call to St. Andrew's Church at Win- nipeg and will leave Dawson, Sep- tember 8, accoinpanied by his wife. He will spend a 'little time at the Coast and will reach Winnipeg in occupy tiig puipit oil Octo- ber Dr. A.'S. Grant leaves at the same time commissioned to en- gage a new pastor for Dawson. (From the Herald's Travelling Correspondent) Coleridge, Aug. is a growing junction town where the Crow's Nest line joins the main line lias lots of potatoes and other vege- taqles to sell. Cornwall, Sept. Mc- Donald, widow of the late; John He has of the C. P. Li., about seven miles east of Medicine Hat. H is a divis- ional point on the Crow Ijiie for the freight crews.on the division between .Loth-bridge and Coleridge. The Soo- Spokane ilyer changes crews' jyoar will have seventy-five acres of D. McLean, of Sago Creek, is ship- j Sandiield McDonald., first premier of Ontario, died at her home here today. The deceased lady whose maiden was Christen Waggaman, was pirtg 825 cattle iron; Coleridge this week. G. H. Xait, of Gros Ventre, south of Coleridge, has fifty acres of crop, j born m Louisiana, 90 years ago, and about ,aa Olarriecl 69 AVIATO ISENATOR FERGUSON DEAD Sept. seven o'clock tonight C. WiljLwd, of New made ft trial flight in the Curtiss aeroplane Goldeii Flier, off Scarboro Chnrloiietown, P. K. I., Sept. The death of Senator Ferguson took place at 7.40 tonight at his home in Marshfidd. By his death the prov- ince loses one of its best citizens. He i was a leading Conservative and was a member of the' Bowell Tupper i governments of 1894 and 1896. Prior to entering the Senate he .had long een associated with the public affairs of Prince Edward Island. NEW HIGH SCHOOL Laid With a Becoming Ceremony At Medicine Hat By Premier Ruther- Fine Building .GOING TO SCOTLAND Ottawa, .Sept. Jofm Haw- j bury Wiliams' secretary and mill-' When 300 yards off shore! ta'ry attache to the governor general, che aeroplane tipped, throwing has been offered and'ha? accepted lard into the Iske from a height of the appointment'of Brigadier Gen- aboui 30 feet. The machine fell into j eral in charge of the .the lak- too. Both were rescued, j of the Scottish Command, and will be W. T. Finlay of TlM H Kines here. It is one of the busiest j and gome fallow. railway centres in Alberta. The rail-jifc Clirtainly believes in following way traffic through it is about (Special the Herald) j The department is arranging a Medicine Hat, Sept. the j number ol teachers from the British, corner stone of the new high school Isles to come'to Alberta, at Medicine Hat was laid by Hon. IIu referred briefly to the A. C. Rutherford, premier of Alberta i University arid the growth of schools'. Among those present on the plat- in the province. Good form were Premier Rutherford, Jen. j city will help to increase the busi- ness of the stores in. a city. After Mayor D. Milne, Inspector j; W. tihe laying of the stone by the pre- I Brown, several of the trustees both Unier. who presented with ay sil- jpiresent and past, and Architect trowel as a souvenir sixteen" iams and a number of ladies. I girls gave a fancy .drill, followed by The pupils assembled at their res-'lho sonS "Rule Erittania." Ipective schools and marched in a( Hon. T. Finlay then spoke, A HP ft' procession headed by the band. 01 the ''erring brief A! LArli AL'-Uf JJ. T. Shunk. Upon reaching the things. RECEIVES GREAT WELCOME I Cair.pbeH's system, one summer fal-i large as the trailic through Calgary. jlQw every second aftjjr the Of course there is not nearly much CJ.op Hg has ahouc 100 m'aple sticks for it is practically all !trefes very ffdod too He j through traffic as yet. But already .has a verv .arden, and he bad H? Can Prove He Found the North loading platform is to be built. .So! Measured five feet, eight inches with American Flag Flving during the ceremony. A num-i Mayor D. Milne, who !bcr of spectators assembled and stood that thv would l-e one of around in groups or climbed upon the !tilLl feest things the city could have Dr. Cook declared that he is. brick or Dingles to obtain u jto shcw to the- city. He was; glad to say that ihis year's crop Is-' jtb.e best we have ever had and is [good as any in the west. i Copenhagen harbor at ten o'clock knmvT1 Xnrth thp nf Thcn followed a song by the school pective schools and inarched in a( ltuil- 1 tnen re-' fcrring_ briefly 10 old times. He said ion was the foundation of He hoped that the rity ''Hig-h school building tbe procession continue-, to prosper so tJfat j marched up on the platform or floor !soon h a still larger of the building where the children sat when grain is -shipped from here there a hcad >seven lflches and ,his will be much more local business. fiok{ of summer look five and The C. P. R. has a large half pounds of twine to-the acre. about seven miles of track, a four- The traffic both, 'freight j Copenhagen, Sept. Frederick sion, but as I found conditions fay board. and iA' the Ameriean explorer re- orablc- i continued on my way to the I convinced of his ability to prove the 'ljetter view- stall .round house and boiler room, !pas r tmin7ls these i.tuminff to civilization from his dis- j j truth Qi :jljs exploit by; his daily ob- up-to-date coal chute. depot i W of the Isorth Pole, came into, j r t j onigm. tnc west with-n staff of four, a section house, train .had three .sections. and a bunk house for.the crews who .c rn1, Ulls Corning, on board the steamer Hans Egede from Greenland. e and building i tivc to keep thin-s movin- i standms on the oliof Melville's depots, where we found Urican f 'the vessel wn-ich. flew the American nearly full of long strings of (freights. There is no overplus of. mo- The C. P. R. bridge an-d building j tivc power to gang have been a round Coleridge all j The grain rush, will soon be on in summer, building fences, new stock Coal supplv'has not yards, coal chutes, and putting been stocked up for winter. So water ..supply and doing genera! re-! the traffic 'will continue heavy. Pass- pair work. The new stock yards aro gngcrs arcs, going to and returning of standard size and have four load- j from the Seattle Fair in. We num- day Ibers. Rural Telephone i 'Alberta Southeastern Tc-le-'hcne discovered two hitherto un- s-C'ryation made in the vicinity of the known islands. AVe missed the depots Pole.. A Grand The school has a rand situation on the top of the hill seven which had previously been.established but we cam upon Rome one liher Dr, at masthead. Crotrn The m-en ,of the and later after singing provisions and instruments in a most ithe JSTonh Pole, brought out- state- j around state of preservation. 'Ow-j ments today Italian scientists ing to the smallness of rr.y expedi- and Arctic explorers, including the I S. minister, the Danish minister j t.ion requirements were not large, commerce and a committee repre-jFor the same reason we were able various public bodies, .prooced more quickly. On some r T _ j.? _i __ i _ _ .1 __ Co. has about twenty'phones' in the Christian. ed the Hans Egede and welcomed Dr. Cook in the name of the nation and the ..city. Dr. Cook was escorted by Prince The explorer was cheered between i v Wlth me were utterly scared at ,n.. ana uy great crowds us he set his toot on tns meteorolog'ical conditions. ing chutes, week in one over fifty car loads of cattle were loaded. There is never a week now hut what cattJe are loaded. The old stock yards at Dumnore .let. have been taken down. There is some talk _ M'ne (.'Vj-iress Jt -is a s-reat con- land of enlar-g ng the yards at (..olerrage; .t lenience to thc .settlers. Before? i by using a stdam shovel to out i, u 7 Jt .however, it is hoped that it will the bank the south sine and make i more room for tracks. par, of. thc government system he made a brief speech. Speaking to I 1Ue i and. that connect-ions will-.he'made the representatives of the Has Natural Gas The C. P. R. are iising the natural rr. other 'parts of in all their buildings and in the Coleridge only gvts mail off one new .school iwill cost ?i Corner Stone Piedmontez guides who accompanied One side of the corner stone bears j; the Duke of Abruzzi on his Polar ex- jtnp names of the present school board pedition of 1900. They 'are all to Brotherton. chairman. The Teachers Among the teachers once .taught at the Hat might be mention- ed the name of T. E. Perrett, late inspector at Edmonton and of ma noncal school. The schools we covered as high as twelve the''effect that Dr. Cook could not! trustees .jonn Kennedy C Haw- tht> populatici1 HU the which is an extraordinary {have-been misled into believing he I thorn. D. G. White. J. H Miers. 'C'Cy MedlCJne Hat bas tweatv !had reached the Pole, had he not ac-i J- Fewings, secretary-treasurer W. "As f approachrvl thei To'e the Bs- done so. He must have car-i'-f- Williams, architect. On the other instruments, it is argued, and j side is thc "This stone made observations which will was laid by Hon. A. C. Rutherford. chers and three school buildings. The, new one will make four. To relieve the crowding in the meantime a room 'is rented till the new school js com- He the provision th, correctaess nf I "SLco Sansoo is m to the meteoroJogical'institute where jwith the Alberta Government system Press, Dr. Cook said he left at the Pole an American Hag and Xo anirn- A-isible, and for three had. nothing to eat. Then days Chicago. Sept. Gustav in a i Staats; head of the National Medical i A fms several I new school yrfll crevice u-e caugl We had I box containing documents, including left. I crept along the ice on j u-hich Dr. .Frederick A. Cook was a or laboratories. One for chem-1 _i. for experi-' fhe halls, lobbies i _ _ be conveniently ar- the C. P. R. that the use of the gas aiKj papera from" j.ethbridge are long! Captain Larson, of the Hans Egede. secured two the- walruses, jit of sleeping on the. ice in the sum- ;railSXi. The basement is specially' the Medicine Hat schools. A. JEL Menecly is principal of the Montreal street school, and .1. Fulton is eight of several [College and' hpspLtal, who accompan- Thc new v''il1 consist of six !cipai or Toronto street school, only a tew Peary relief expedition and special class School Doing Good Work The schools are doing Excellent woi'k front the kindergarten up to matriculation and Standard. "VJDLL The results of the recent be extended to Uienj.' At the safety j Distance A letter from say j said he had examined Dr. Cook's re- valve at the gas well there is much j Seven Persons to Coleridge., tbe next -cords and that he believed them to gas going to waste even much more j Cation, has to jro west on the west! be perfectly correct. In the course of than would fee -needed to supply Crow train tin ifc mecife5 thc the interview with the Associated residents of the town with fuel anrl j east bound Crow 'train.. representative on board the At the well there ds 150 Ibs. through Coleridge to Medicine Hat, Ulans Dr. Cook declared with. then east on the main line to Ureat emphasis: "I have been .to the pressure and the C. P. R. are using. only three ounces. So there is Creek or fo JNTorth Pold and I have brought .facie unused surplus of 149 Ibs. 13 Oz. The 3 west bound, when it gets tired Of''the m0st exact observations, abso- town has grown since the Herald man riding on the cars end is at last proving my statements. I have Our lives were saved. then broke up. our only rife.- mer time., he said. In July, of 1901, Itli'd out for exercise rooms for j our vessel was imprisoned in thc stu'rlents- There are two large and made bows arrows of the near Arctic circle, Dr. j rootlls be usorl for teaching do- wood as do the Eskimo, .and we se- j had been making his bed manual training cured with these' arrows. Again near Cape, York we were, virtually on the ice near .the ship for several days j although' jtaji examinations are creditaible to i thc school in the Hat, for all of i Standard VH1 passed, only one of i Standaiid VII" failed, and nearly all of Standard VI passed. the evening the premier -rfas ten- the point of starvation to death when jseveral in we found a young seal sleeping- the scientific staff one morning T_ WJJkt. ,he lact was unknown to i he school children -saag nicely The _dered Jnformal dinner jn ly. the party. Some membei's Former, accompanied by'to tho 1Oast tbc pivmier deHvwJd a throughout my entire tracked and killed. was here last January- It is not at Coler'iUsre after its third arriv- i kei5t a- rand Scrib of the Hoval course form a part of the great Im- but .1 will not scuieal T I perial navy and not be entirely de- i informal reception Chapter. remodelled. Standard VIII was add-j Office. Subject tomorrow, "Man." cd and there were then sixteen rooms: The Caledonian Society will meet by -the Fernie i Any child can now get his education j at tjle' Caledonian Hall at 5.30 te- at Itedicine >-ljt from tho i-, morrow for the Church Parade. stook or threshed. TVm. McKeown. three miles no.th; from Coleridge, has 55 acres in crop this year. All a ffOod crop and now all in the stack. Mr. Touch ab'out thtee miles from Ihave means of defence. Then en The "Woman's Auxiliary meetings i other hand there is little fear. of anv be Tesumed -on 'Monday next at 4 o'clock in the Parish Hall. All are earnestly requested to be present any new ones will i great attack .there which the Imperial jnavy could not forestall. The only nation in a position to make an at- itnck is Japanj and she is an ally of Great men to man a PORT STANLEY HOTEL' Mr. Bennett is returning from an OIi UP io matriculation for the; extended trip reaching and though he as far as university. In 1907 plans were start-j Thc titizons of StafTordville are found the tor tnc P'VKent high school trip a strenuous one, he is returning inff delayeci by the to his home in "'Toronto the Good of thr hv' laying a new sidewalk on Main St.. and on Westminster Hoad. John St. which, however. Chus. Peacock is 'superintending thc work. Four Killed In Train Wreck Coleridge has an extra, fine crop of: ot; welcome. Meetings are held j ..Has Austraiia wheat. the first Monday of everv month. asked. Fred Reetz, formerly of P. TJurns" i All players who have donned the! "No. T think not. Thc wages for butcher shop. drove out colors of the Ancient-Order of For- jxvork of other kinds are too high to today from Coleridbc to his home-i esters during the present season are; tempt men of the right class accept-j Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. per- stead in Tp-. 5 R-5 He is letting thc I requested to attend the meeting ofjjng the small pay- allowed in the sons were killed and thirty-five others contract for the erectio-H of frame j the selection committee this Satur-! navy. The same difficulty will be injured, several perhaps fatally, at with expanded views of the future of ial a datc- Canada and possibilities Thf: slafT noxv ''onsi-sts of twenty: Wesley church services tomorrow: before her fortunate citizens Re double ihat of five Mission Band. Boys' Club" and full of enthusiasm over what he !Uld the onrollment lhc at ten o'clock. Preach- seen on his journey and that of 190R was pupils' He scrvicc at elevcn a-ni- and 7'30 o.very Canadian should see grand- callerl On lhe [jrcniier to Iay tho al throe P- m- ,ur of the. While in Dawson! nor stono of new iThe ofa whfch iS a t0 bitiklimrs on his homestead. He evening at 8.30 in the News to exist in Canada you j midnight last night, when train No. ing- on to his farm in thc spring tolficc at the rear of Stafford Agnew's -.vjli have to bring your sailors, mar- >5 west bound on the B. O. rail- Mr. Bennett had the ____...... -.1 T> v _j. XT- iness acumen oi the trustees, tncnuly vusit with Robert U. f i Premier Rutherford fjrst a Canada s youngest and most vigorous poft. It will be a surprise to many of the readers of Sourdough and the Ballads of Cheeckako to learn that stay ?nd become a first class farmer, i-hard ware store, when the team to incrs and all from the other side.'-' .unassuming young author is still! 'nnt sho, iroad, known as the Eoval Blue Wm-I bank coun-j, will be in the in- of the Hospital Movement and ithe pastor's subject will be addressed operative Christianity.'' a few 1o -f.hf pupils and citi- A special service for young people zens. TTo the kindness will beheld in'the Baptist church to- and honor bestowed upon mornimj at eleven o'clock. .saici that Uvr> rwoplo of Medi cine i Rev. William Reid will give an ad- pride in the 1 schools. This year there is T. M. Babington, abqut half a nil.-1 represent the Foresters in thc final j Montreal, Sept. General Jitod running between Sew York and1 m Dawson where he received his, aT) of fifty per cont. in the from Coloridgo. has a fine garden ofjtk: on Monday against thc Sons of Sir George French. organ- Chicago, was wrecked at Chcwton. 3nspirat'lons have delighted of students writing on potatoes, com. watermelons, musk England' will be finally selected. Thc of the Northwest Mounted Police. Pa., forty-eight miles from this city. readers in all cornors of tho de- molons. loirrotoos and other j line-up will probably be: J. Moodiejone of the early explorers of the west i Thc train ran into the broken rail vegetables. Ho has more than he or A, 10. Filmtr, goal Wellington and Om plains of Canada, will arrive in j supposed to have be-en caused by world. for his own use Jind has been Siuppitig- ciLt'OnS. prutnpkinS anil squash to other towns. He has over ten or extra fine potatoes and Hooker, backs; Wallace, Turner and j the city tonight whence he. will pro-'train wreckers an-d the engine, two! Four undcsirabi.es of the "tinhorn" Whitchsad, halves Rvxkl, Frtir'orcxth-; ctrefi by easy stages to 'Vancouver to :Pullmans and two day coaches were j variety were ijuietly advised to leave er, Bartholomew, Doe and Gouchee; his -daughter off on trip to Aus- !thrown from the track. The im- Itown this morning. The .advice was dross on "Our and Kath- Virtue will sing. Margaret'Smith lhe Sunday school organisr, will pre- side the organ and ushering1 will pnrlmfntnl examinations. done by the Sunday school schol- ago the Alberto Xormal School had lars. All young people are invited. forwards. only six students but now there arc 130. This will help much in reliev- ing thc shortage of teachers. Owing to higher salaries in Eastern Canada At three p.m. the Sunday school and Adult Bible class meet. At 7.30 the pastor will give aai address in keep- ing with Hospital Sunday. All seats trali.i. mediatelv- took fire. 'acted on. teachers will not now come west, free and unappropriated. ;