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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE .WEEKLY HERALD PAGE ftEVEN 'REMIER BOOSTS SOUTH COUNTRY ir. Rutherford Gives an In- terview to an Edmonton Paper THE PREMIER DISASTER Inquiry Is Proceeding at Selkirk, Man. Winnipeg, Sept. John Stevens, master of the ill-fated steam- er "Premier, underwent a searching examination on the witness stand j yesterday afternoon, being under thei fire of Messrs. Richards and Sparling, i the former representing tne crown ar.d j tlu- latter the relatives of sonic of i the victims. j The hearing will bo Continued.! wijl ho CM lied, nmong i tin- mate. One wit- As Result of the New Policy Adopted by the Depart- ment jfc The hotels of Lethbridge are unable to accommodate the crowds coming into the city at the present time. Last night many people who came in had to walk about the streets or sit in the park, being unable to secure accommodation in t ny oi the hotels. If rush keeps up the proprietors will Xi need to consider plans for iho X enlargement of the hotels. j Came to the Surface After Nine Days The Funeral Ottawa, Sept. restriction was; rultit-s and Edmonton, Spt. Bulletin uys: Premier Rutherford has rtturn. d to the city after a tour i" the south country. Whilst there spent most of tin' time driving ut through the country to see for (himself the wonderful expansion in Saskatchewan, and the Mounted po-j the Minister ness who if badly wanted is Ander- son. the firemen who -upposi-d to be on duty 01; the night j Canada surrounds tho emigrant FOUND SUNKEN CRiB OF WHITE OAK LOGS Frank, Sept. body of thei late Reuben Steeves, who was drown j ed near Shivery a week ago last Morn day was recovered yesterday. The diffi with which who dittL-ster'but it is suM was riot, j conies to enter the 'Dominion has Three Lindsay Men Make a Discov.j body rose to the surface by natural is somewhere h v AV AT and eim timoes cut anci -The. finest wheuliWJs I ever saw Constable Wood. of. the R. .N. M., must como direct from the country of in this district aml floated to to England. val of the Lad-v of lhe Lilke' immigrants f. the have sen on this P. and two Indians who in my life, said the premier today to a Bulletin j as witnesses. "One can hardly ex.i _ ;ast to Taber our road was lined with these splendid wheat fields. It was a marvellous sight when we remember- ed that a decade ago men said that! district was only good for grazing purposes. The harvest was pretty well through. At Lethbridge it was probably most advanced. I saw sev_ j Given Out To Persons Seeking Homesteads wanted oriK-m must possess QO- crash. The object was to keep track j When such as low jof the newcomers and insure a dispute as price with they did not become a public charge, j prospective huver> u- n-equentlv At the beginning of April inspect- j that cribs ,vere heid Ovcr ors were placed along the United jfor SCVeml the result was States boundary to prevent immi- j Joss by sinkingi grants who could not get in other-! wise coining in by that route. Aug thirty or t quantities of i shot ,ak and elm timber were cut and ed would ly nothing whatever to indicate how the accident occurred. It arrived here this morning and! now lies at the Imperial Hotel. Sold by all Grocers In Half and One 3 and 1, 3 and 5 Ib. Tins For a number of years past there WILL PROBABLY HAVE A PAID COMMISSION (From Daily.) It was arranged yesterday i be no further crush 'it The July returns show that 11.322 i has been a tradition among old' tim- immigrants arrived during the month! while in thevsame month the year be- i bcr-inen that a fortune awaited the fore the arrivals numbered 26.311 or discoverers of a sunken crib oi white oak timber said to have gone down i in Goose Lake- or in the bay near eral threshing outfits at work there in Office. when the office cWJ decrease of 57 per cent. Curing jpleasant point> sturgeon Lake. Va- th'e fields. They use big steam thresh, tickets were handed out to tho-e j the first si.x months of the year thejrious parties soundings, ers there mostly. The grain as it was i iiafj ]eft thus enabling the in. n j arrivals numbered against j faU a Kingston man ernplov threshed, was being stored in bins off to return at the time their numb' r j during the first six a divcr> but result. Ab- the field preparatory to marketing it. -would be called. Two hundred an jci" l007- a decline of 45 per cent, j yut threft aRQ Bert 3 "It is a remarkable fact that there' is now four times thet area of land under cultivation that there was two years ago. Although I saw some splendid fields of oats, I believe that, on the whale the oats are not equal Rev. T. M. Murray had come to! Frank on the local to visit Mrs. j Steeves and chanced to ne with hurl when the telegram ann-juu.'mg re-! covery came. By a sing ijar couu-i-j dence, as he ivas to offer aj i prayer, Mrs. Steeves asked that he pray that the body might be found.! An instant later Mrs. Steeves' sonj The Fire and Light and at the power house to measure s committees held, a joint electrical output of the engines. after the council meeting last the Sors i Persons as! undesirables, thus justify-; t ing their usefulness in three months. Gordon entered the room and call'-dj his aunt Mrs. McLean outside. To her he gave the message and Mrs. Steeves was at once informed. She collapsed and it was some time fore she could regain control of her- To Handle the Several Plants Owned by the> City Other Places to be Consulted fFrom Friday's Daily.) sprue experimenting: mg night. The matter of a paid commission was discussed. For a time the corn- This morning more tickets During the first six months of the to what I saw between Calgary out to the men. In all at 43' were refused permission to Edmonton. i today two hundred and eighty-thiee'lantl at Canadian ports and 972. per- Interest in Schools men have received tickets and niiujtr- -sons were returned to feature of the south have passed into the which pleased me greatly and is quite I Everything today passed off quin important as the wheat fields Of sixty-seven who appeared TOV opinion i. their verv keen inter, yesterday 43 securp est in educational matters. The! 2 received schools are increasing rapidly in! privileges and 6 were given purchaj numbers and the boards are careful j "d homesteads. It would be ha. to secure the xbest teachers available, Ito estimate the amount thrown op- Lethbridge has now under construe, jfor pre-empting school building which will be''11 tnis district. t_ Qt y Superin- s. and a fishin-g line foul- ed on a, snag, which proved to be one of the lost cribs of white oak from which they came. Indian Trouble Has Been Averted 111V U. M. L- l't and homesteadiiij vv-inris, he discoverers at once took j their confidence Mr. I- E. Weld'on, i who visited the spot in a tug. satis- j fied himself as to the bona fides of the case, and then proceeded to back the discoveries in the matter rf pre- j limiiiary expenses. Half a dozen raen 1 j were sent to the scene, along one of Rustard's stump-pullers, raid f it is reported that the work of salving the huge sticks of timber is i self. Mrs. Steeves has been in a mittee will look after their depart. pitiable condition all week and it isjriients but it was the general opin_ hoped that the 'finding of the ion that there would have to be a may have a beneficial effect. j paid commission in the near future. Arrangements for the funeral have! A. Reid reported on what was re- been perfected. The service will be quired for the equipment of the held .at Xnox church tomorrow afterjj electric light plant and was given noon at 2.30, the Rev. Murray o'ffi-j authority to get whatever was neces- ciating. The Masonic order, of which sary through the purchasing agent. Mr. Steeves was a member, .will par- ticipate and at. the grave, following a service by Mr. Murray, the Mason- ic service will be held. tion a th. -e setUed too that Cardston will send 8 pupils kvitimnt flnnooi The land office will be closed onflthout appeal to to the Normal school at Calgary this term. Labor Day. pendent of Provincial Police Hussey a dan- situation averted through the killful handling of the veteran po-j officer. Rescued by their fol- J MARKET when sent to jail for an in- jaction of some laws the Indians of Why are the prices paid for fall! L district assumed a threatening [wheat in "Winnipeg market so much j hitude. Chief Hussey was sent out j under No. 1 Northern? How is itJK the government and on his ap- i that there is a spread of from 5 cents j {each the Indians fled. He sent out j to 20 cents in the price of No. 1 i timers informing them that they j Northern and Alberta Red Wheat? j come in and hold a pow-wow Thirty or forty men gathers! at These are questions that are puzzling ap such was their confidence in him the land office this morning. 'Oa.ejthe Alberta fanners now that theyjtft the delinquents came. The hundred and twenty were adiniTte-'i j have their wheat threshed and are of-i clefs have agreed to pay a fine, the yesterday. Up to noon today two fering it on the market. i bk-es implicated in the rescue sur- Judging from several articles thatjrridered themselves to the law and appeared in agricultural jour-! aljhaye-promised to respect the fish- "find" is estimated all the way from to Land Office Staff RED ON Still Busy (From Friday's Dailv.J hundred and seventy-five have ?p- peared at the wicket since Sept. and three hundred and fifty tick T-J j naLs on this subject it would -seem ini regulations in future. The In- COLEMAN MINER CHANGES HANDS (From Thursday's Daily.) The. Coleman Miner changed hands last week passing from the owner- ship of Y. S. Shepard, Lethbridge to a stock company organized, for the jjpurpose of taking it over. The com- pany is known as the Foothills Job Printing and News Co., Ltd. The officers are A. C. Kemmis, Pincher Creek, president; James Dougall, Blairmore, sec.-treas.: and H. E. Lyon. Blairmore, managing director. The supplies are now run to the very end. There are now applications for 307 metres. I A line will have to be constructed to the new standpipe and a hydrant and a quantity of hose placed at the plant. In order, to determine the cost of production metres will be in. This will permit with fuel. The new brass impellers at the pump house have effected a saving of per day. One of the aldermen suggested let- ting the work on sewers and the lay- ing of water pipes by the yard. The engineer showed how the scheme now in operation was just .as econom- ical. The secretary will get all the in- formation he can from other cities regarding paid commissions. OUT FOR A WALK Ottawa, Sept. K Clark and Lee Marchand, two old country .journalists who havft iindeitaken to walk from- Quebec to Vancotfver ar- rived in Ottawa from Montreal this afternoon. ITALIANS FOR THE CROW _____ Montreal, Aug. dreds of Italians swarmed around the labor department at C. P. R. headquarters this morning, the news having got abroad that laborers were have been handed out. The work j that there are some valid reasons who effected the rescue will now is progressing rapidly. The of-, the spread. In the first place there j nnjbe prosecuted, fice stafl have had a very strenuous js no regular market price on the week, having had to work in the j Winnipeg market for fall wheat the I same as there is for spring wheat be-! The following is a, statement nf the; CMn_sa of tho comparatively small! -filings for the first three days: quantity of fall wheat shipped east-j In following table, from left to, ward from Alberta and the irregular-j BINDER ACCIDENT Bjndbn, Man., Sept. an English lad fourteen years was brought in from Austin ity of shipping. A steady market can j tocl4 to the hospital suffering from biler accident. Moore who was 1'Kjg in the harvest field stepped "a binder while it was pre-j steady Regular supply no matter whether the supply be itu-ge or s right, the columns are in order, home- steads, pre-emptions. purchased only be established when there homesteads, homesteads and wnetner tne suppiy ue oi smai.., p Date H. P. P.H. P. tot Sept. 43 2 6 51 Sept, 39 23 2 2 71 j Sept. 16 47 2 4 73 Total 195 One to be Built Next Year A New C. P. R. Station Other prominent Conservatives are j required. They were engaged among the stockholders. Tinder the wholesale and will leave to_ new management the paper will be night on special trains for the avowedly independent in politics, j Crow's .Nest division, where but it- may be said in advance that j they be put to work on the company's property re- cently devastated" by the big fire around Fernie. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSIONERS Medicine Hat, Sept. 4. Geo. ter. who is buying wheat at Grassy Lake for the Medicine Hat Milling Company, was in. the city yesterday with the first carload' of .this year's grain. It was a good sample of it will support John Herron for re- election, and, as well, all other candi dates for office who run as Conser- vatives, That much may be taken por. i for granted from the fact that all t'ie owners are Conservatives and most Hi cm of the ultra partisan p-.i.d oi course have not emb'uked :P newspapr- business in this c'is- triH they to realize from the this year's spring wheat and graded No. 1 Northern. It was grown by! J rinri WHS the. product of a field which yielded thirty bushels to the acre, part of it being on sum- mer fallowed land and part of it on disced land. Mr. Llewelyn, .who was in the city with Mr. Porter, says Paper. T. E. Collins Dead At Great Falls t A OO Several Stores Monday Night Entered oepiemoer I. JL. Collins is dead. He was one of the bgst known citizens of Montana. T. E. Collins has been a resident of Great Falls almost since the founding Claresholm, Sept Several stores the city. He located in Montana Dominion Government Se- lects Two Splendid Men Then again the amount of grain to I for a few The nor- yield this year- and that all "over a very heavy --ere entered last night by burglars! -n j POLITICAL NOMINATIONS Walkerton, Ont., Sept. Bruce Conservatives today nominat- be shipped this year would probably be sufficient to make an average of 30 cars per week the year round if it were so shipped. But in the Grain Act there are ten different grades into which winter wheat can be di- vided and if there was to be much -4rted up suddenly and Moore was table to gel out of the way, the kfe cutting both legs terribly, one olvhich may have to be ampu- tated. ?ACK LAYERS BUSY variety in the quality of the wheat Sask., Sept. C. P. d J. Donnely, of Pinkerton, as their produced it might make it very dif-JR. tral laying outfit begins opera- ficult for exporters, as it has always j tjorrow on the Weyburn- _ .......__f gept 3_T. W. be''lia in the past' to ?ather together; stought line and will employ two irothers, K. C. has accepted the Con- j a shipment of any one grade in construction work. thus causing more risk in buying, ex-j About i miles a day will be laid and it i expected about ten days will coifiete. it to the road being candidate. St. Thomas, Ont., servative nomination for West Elgin. Halifax, N. S., Sept. tives in Richmond, N. B.. today nom- .nated R. Ferguson, oi Lordoise and :n Inverness they nominated Dr. R. 3. McLeod, of North Sydney. Lachute, Q., Sept. the Lib- eral convention held in the court louse today to nominate a candidate .0 contest the county of Argenteuil, tfr. P. R. McGibbon, a local lumber- nan, was unanimously chosen as the standard bearer. St. Stephen, N. B., Sept. W. 3-anong M. P., was today nominated jy the Conservatives of for the commons. Stop That Cold To check oarly colds or Grippe with "Preventics" scans sure defoHt. for Pntturnonia. To stop a cold rith Preventics is ,-fl.for thiin to lot it run and be iblipofl to euro it. afterwards. To be sure. Pre- will cure even :x di-opty stated cold, but liken tho sneow: break, or iend of! those: early coUls. Thut's surely better, "hat's why they iwi Provutitlcs. Preventicsnre liuU' Ciimly CoUl Cart's. No Quln- nc no phj-sic. nothiiiR sick-eninR. Nice for tho thoroughly safe too. If you feel yon nil think of FOR AUGUST Min Precip. pense in holding and also more diffi- culty in selling and trouble in find- ing buyers as compared with spring j built w4vard from Stoughton. wheat, which is bought and sold in large quantities practically every day in the year. As regards the 'actual difference in export value between spring wheat and winter wheat there are no regu- lar market quotations on any market in the world for Alberta Red winter wheat and therefore no exact means of comparison. The tendency, how- ever, is to class Alberta Red with Kansas No. 2 Hard winter, the latter two grades being raised principally in Kansas and Nebraska and sur- rounding states. The provincial department of ag- riculture is taking up the plea of the Alberta farmer for a relatively better price for hi.s winter wheat. Samples j of Red Fyfe. and other spring wheats and Alberta Red winter wheat have been sent, to Chicago to be experi- mented with as to their relative val- ue in the manufacture of flour. The aim of tho department for the present is to supply fanners with convincing arguments as to why they are en- titled to demand better prices for 'yoiVchiltCTf j their The result of tho exper- Hs will bo watched with interest. c boxcj for the j'ookct, ivlso in IIOXM of 48 :wi your ch'inz you J. J. JOHNSON. Pink Pain Headache, womanly pains, any pain, anywhere, in 20 minutes sure. Form, iila on Mm box. Ask your drug, i Aug. 31 gist about this fine, Sold by J. J. Johnston. Averages Grassy Lake district there is a very good harvest. The Medicine Hat Milling Company will build an elevator at Grassy Lake to handle next year's crop. Word has been received from Supt. Lawrence of the C. P. R. that a new station will be built at Grassy Lake also a freight loading platform. DON'T WANT TO GO BACK Vancouver, E. C., Sept. David Lamb, the London head of the immigration department of the Salvation Army, who is in the city after a trip through the various dis- tricts of the province says he h--s not found one of the 760 men, wo- men and children, brought out that wishes to return to the old country. Moreover, the returns from those wlu had been granted financial assistance had been exceedingly satisfactory. In all the Army brought out to Cana'ia between and emigrants finding places for all. It was intend-i d to have brought b-it the number was reduced because of the depression. Ottawa, Sept. Civil Service Act came into force today and, the members of the inside service are now under the jurisdiction of Prof. Shortt, of Queens, University, and M. ,G. La.- rochelle, of Montreal, who have been named as the two commissioners .to administer the Act. The commission, ers, as one of their first duties, will name a permanent secretary. It ist understood that Wra. Foran, of the state -will KS ehoser. for- this post as he is peculiarly fitted to fill the position, both by experience and ability, having been, connected with the old civil service board1 as secretary for many years, and having: j conducted all of the examinations for and the tills rifled. Little money was secured but a considerable quantity of fire arms and cutlery was taken from Teskey Robertson's hardware store. The parties have not been apprehended. H. Smith while at Wilcox's farm southeast of here, -was dragged in a four horse disc harrow and seriously injured. It is expected he will re- cover but he will be maimed for life. San Francisco, Sept. has reached here that Rawhide, Nevada, is burning. The Western Union Tel- egraph office has been burned down North Portal, Sask., Sept, 3.-The j ;ind communication is interrupt- regular train from the south arrived No details bccn recc.ivod today in two sections of fifteen coach-! but fire jg Tho trains brouht in about -jne thousand settlers and homestead- from the western states. BUSH FIRES Ashtabula, Ohio, IN OHIO Sept. fires which had been raging east oi Jefferson without much damage for days broke out with much accelerated fury last night, threatening many farm houses and villages. The farm- ers left their work to fight the nam- es but apparently were unable to make any stand against them. The men for many miles around are or- ganizing into bands to work syste- matically to stop further damage. RAWHIDE ON FIRE tana Territorial legislature in 1869 and in 1S72 he was sent to the Senate. In 1830 he went into the private banking business at Fort Benton. In 1884 he came to Great Falls and organized the First National Bank. He was also instrumental in getting the Great Falls and Canada railroad built from here to Lethbridge, and was the vice president of the company for some time. The town of Collins on that line 13 named after him. He was Democratic candidate for Governor in 1892. SALT LAKE NEXT YEAR Toledo, Ohio, September Lake City was today selected for the 43rd annual encampment of the G.A. R. next year. os Serious. has a population of 2.500. London, Sept. patch published here says that in the course of a speech be. if. fore the American officers at' Melbourne, Alfred Deakin, the prime minister said: "As Americans were unable tr- take a first place in the world until they had a fleet, .so Aus, tralia canot be content until it does not accept defense at any hands but its own." md having conducted all of the examinations which have been held annually. The two commission- ers will come to Ottawa and. will take up their Both. are regarded as well qualified for the place. NATIONAL LEAGUE RACE Chicago, Sept. day pregnant with possibilities of a shake-up ended non-sensatior.illy -ith 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, while New York and Chicago, playing and winning double headers each advanced seven points in standing. It s a pity when sick ones drug the .-tomach or stimulate the. Heart and Kidneys That is all.wrong! A weak Stomach, means weak Stomach nerv- es, always. And this is also true of the Heart and Kidneys. Thi- weak nerves .'ire instead crying out for help. This explains why Dr. Shoop's Restorative is promptly helping Stmnaeh, Henri and Kidney ailments. The Restorative reaches out for the actual cause