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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta T t m" Herald VOL II. LETHflRlDGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, I9M. TAFT HAS NO USE FOR POLE Peary Gave the North Pole To President Taf t Commander Peary today delivered the NorUi Pole to President Taft, who replied congratulating the ex- plorer but declaring he did not know exactly what he could do with Pole. The message follows: "Indian Harbor, via Cape Race, ST. F., Sept. 8., William H. Taft, President of the United States, Washington, D. C., Have honor place Pole your d isposal. (Signed) Peary. S. Navy-" "Beverley, Mass., Sept. 8, Commander R. E. Peary, U. S. N. Indian Harbor, via Cape Race, N. F.. RATEPAYERS VOTED THE MONEY PRESS ASSOCIATION MERC NEXT YEAR ____ f W. A. Buchanan is President Banquet- Tonight JOSEPH AINEY 1 _ Who has just been appointed organ- izer for the American tion of Labor for the Pro- -vincft of Quebec Bad Accidents At Cardston Both By-Laws Were Passed By Large Majority Both bylaws voted on yesterday passed with good majorities. The bylaw providing for the pur- chase of the fair grounds, the "ceme- tery, fire hall site and erection of fire hall in orth Ward, payment of bal- ance on central fire station, purchase of fire equipment, by 85 to 13 a majority of 72. The other bylaw for providing for sewer water and light extensions paasod by practically the same vote, being S5 for and 14 against. Cardston 'Thanks for your interesting and gen I near erous offer. I do not know exactly what I could do with it. I congiat- ulate you sincerely on having achiev- ed, after the greatest effort, the ob- ject of your trip, and I sincerely hope that your observations will contrib- j t_o visit Mrs. ute substantially to scientific know- J lives an the ledge. You have added lustre to thf name 'American.' (Signed) "William H. Taft." .Cagni, who was with Duke Abbruzzi. on his DR. Sept. c came i a fatal accident oc- i near' the St. Mary's j b'ridg-e- yesterday about 11 o'clock, i A i TI IT T> with the object .ur. Jl. urown and wife, and dauir x Greenland and [Mr. H. 3I-O3rown and wife, and (daughter, Sirs. ST. W. Tanner, went James Anderson, who hill just east o-f the .bridge. After remaining there a 1 short time it was proposed that all t come to Cardston. Sirs Brown rais- j ed the parasol as she ihad done while; .going- to the house. The horses, see- Polar expedition, said yesterday, with, -mg the paraSoi became frightened ami reference to the respective claimi of dashed down the hill. .Just about Cook and Peary: midway down the road takes a sharp "That Peary would reach the Pole When this point was reached one day, I never doubted, nor have I-, thu rig was upset, throw-ing all the doubted the sincerity of the affirma- occupants violently to the earth. j 1 ilr. and Mrs. were each run- 'dered unconscious, Mrs. Brown sus-' a broken shoulder 'blade besidesj CCOK GOING AFTER THE ESKIMOS Copenhagen, Sept. Freder- ick A. Cojk is fitting out a ship hr-re returning to back his kimo companions. Dr. Cook propcs- t-s-to confront Commander Peary and qualified experts with his scientific details. He is now dining in the coim try and will not return to Copenhagen until late this eveing. (Special to the Herald.) Edmonton, Alta., Sept. 4- The Alberta and Eastern B. C. Press Association opened its annual convention here today. Mayor Lees extended u wel- conif on behalf of 'the city and the president, T. Berville 4c Thomas; delivered the annual address.' Lethbridge was chcs- j en as the 'next meeting place. 1 Officers elected: Pres. W. A. Lethbridge; Vice Presidents, A. Watt, Ed- monton; T. W. Qnayle, Clar- esholnv.'W. J.! Watson Cal- gary. Secretary-treasurer, D. H. Elton Executive, J. H. MacDonald, Strathcona; F. E. 3fc Simpson., Gra-nbrook, E. N. Whillant, Tofield; D. Mar- shall, Olds, A. CarsweU, Eed 4t Tonight news- paper fraternity entertain the delegates at a banquet at the Edmontoa Club. Lord Nbrth- jfc cliff? and Hem: Frank Oliver will guests." SHIP GRAIN BY OUR PORTS American Wheat Is Shipped Through Montreal j Moatreal, Sept. the past three weeks nineteen steamers with upwards .of two million bushels, of American on board for export to Britain have reached Montreal: This is all of the season's crop.chiefly jfronz Kansas and before the month is over it is expected these figures will be trebled. This is the largest 'am- ount of United States to come jto Montreal with an equal space of time and shipping men here state that when the Canadian channels are opened United States wheat will find its way to Montreal by the Montreal its- way to Montreal by the St. .Lawrence route. Both the Grand Trunk and Harbor Com- RETURNS OF ELECTRIC PLANT Expenditures Exceed Ex- planation ALPHONSE VERVILLE, M. P. Of of the Labor Congress of Canada Hon. Wl S. Fielding and Premier Murray addressed a great meeting of Yarmouth. Yarmouth Liberals X. S. at- a picnic ot Says Lethbridge V'll Beat Calgary "mission elevators are working nigiht W. Ross has been appointed sheriff of Brant county. HARRIMAN IS DEAD New York, Sept H. Harriman, died at 355 p.m and day to cope with grain. the rush of COOK GETS DEGREE Copenhagen, Sept. degree of Honoris Causa was conferred up- on Dr. Frederick A.Cook'by the TJui- I versity of Copenhagen this afternoon the proprietor of Leather' Belting' Co. of M auville, Que., passed through the city yesterday. Mr. 'Cleveland has hithoiro done his business in the west through the Winnipeg jobbing houses but expects that the North. West Jobb ing Co. of this city will look after tho Alberta business next year. "Mr. Cleveland looks' to" 'see" Loth- bridge-an important" distributing cen- tre in the near future.' He stated Following Supt. Reid's excellent of the management of the city; electric plant, citizens have Basked how the plant has been paying finan- cially. The Herald asked Treasurer Robinson for any available information he had and following was willingly given: During the first ebc montha year ending June 30, ihe receipts- have January February March April 'May June The expenditures for the same-'six- months have br-en follows: 'January February April "J ....t........... June in the of Prince that its advantages at present were great if not greater than Calgary 1 and expects to see Lethbridge a big- of Denmark and thering. a distinguished Total" This leaves, an. apparent deficit ol; for the six .months. There tion of Dr. Cook, but of Peary's suc- cess I arc more than, convinced." Commander Cagni added that for years Peary .had been in the first rank of explorers and his long- studies in tho Polar regions, the vast oxper- i l-ones. The infant of Mrs. Anderson ience he gained in former expeditions -_ ,.s injured severely about the head, and the wise and complete prepare- 'jLuckiK- Mrs. Tanner escaped unhurt, tions for the expedition just ended 'Another runaway accident--happen- PROMINENT AGRICULTURIST GIVES 'EXCELLENT ADVICE ger city than Calgary from now. in ten years are ssveral leasoas why this is i it is. In. the first place it was thqtighl that the plant would -Tim at a. loss _of about a month for a while. Then sprained ankle. Mr. Brown is ter- bruised but had no broken i Prof. C- A. Zavitz B. S. A. Of Ontario Agricultural College Is Much Pleased must necessarily be a great amount of manufacturing done in the L _ the coal stake came and the price -7-n west in the coming years and Leth- -i. of coal rose during that per-, bndsre is the place where most 01 it I. iod the city paid nearly six thousand- its to be were his words, i 4. j 4. dollars more tor coal than, it .other- r. Cleveland was astonished of at account for the greater credit accord- ed the announcement of Peary's suc- cess. ,KI at the Cocheane ranch vestcrday Prof. C. CoUeSe- jwise would. During the heavy j work, this summer the use of slack, coal of lumber .unloaded and the-next a Could be for a.ton had-' thriving town with all advantag- (Continued on Page es in the way of stores and schools that older towns enjoy. the rapid progress being irade along the line. On one trip he sees a pile j a CONVENTION OF ONTARIO LIBERALS !Mr. Andrew Grec-son and familv were, ,-L, i visited the citv vester-day to look ov- returninig to the ranch-and were just i ,_ qoing to tho Bellv River crossing K farm here. Prot. ,advasability of a change ot seed, The riff which brake On laSt he stated that on the 'hajd thoroughly- enjoyed his viisit to perimental farm at G-uelph he years after they have been commenced (formed; the people ore as yet only Speaking of the question of the feeling their way and the better class of farmers are beginning to realize into tiie .horses. They at once start- ed running. 3Ir. Gregson managed so to guide the horses that they did not jump into the river, but in mak- ing a quick turn one of the small boys was thrown bone was broken. out. His collar Next June-Bright Future Is Predicted For the Local Firm Pany Incorporates this place and was well pleased with' the appearance of the experimental farm, the commencement of: the grow- ling of trees and the starting .of ex- He remarked particularly j on the alfalfa crop on the farm, the thick and vigorous growth of which for the third crop was remarkable. j Me. Zavitz had many words i praise for the excellent work v.'hich i3Ir. Fairficld had done in the'.short had the same varieties of grain for sixteen, years continuously and in ev- ery single case the longer the grain had been grown the greater had been, the yield. Care was exercised how- ever to get seed as true to the type as posslible. If the ordinary farmer would exercise this care to procure these troubles already and tp prepare for them. The question of rotation of crops when the transition period comes will be a difficult one but the farmers on account of the wealth they are sure accumulate at the present rate will be able to meet it if they stay with it and do not leave the farms at that stage to farmers who would not be NORTH WARD NOTES The. adult and senior dosses of Westminster Sunday School will en-i t-ertam the parents and young peo-j pie of the church on Friday evening! LORD STRATHCONA VISITS ItEGINA at 8 o'clock in the i their desire that adherent of the i An important change has Sept. .o'f place in tie formation of the A. I time in'' which the farm has been .in. In company with Mr. Fairfield he went south to Cardston yesterday of pure true seed of strong vitality, he jin such. a fortunate position, to stand could sec no reason why the yield the poor results of -that period, could not be increased without a Professor Zavitz made a great ma- ny interesting statements about the Toronto, Sept. .o'f P.'ace in tiie formation of the A. morning, returning to town in the the reasons for" .issuing- a charter to jEaston Co. business into -i limited j evening, viewing the sugar beet, aJf- the Metropolitan Racing Mr. Easton has injalfa, and grain crops along the line, and an account of the proceedings saddlery business here for eJi-ven connection with the matter, were the years and has built up a large b'lsi'- change of seed from anothei' farm- The latter practice had "a very ser- j college which is the seat of his la- ious danger attending it, the danger jbors. There are now of bringing to the farm foreign weed would not attend e seed raised on the the He stated that he saw more of a variety of crop in that district that features of an address delivered 'byjncss. He ix; the managing else west of Winnipeg which the Hon. Chas. Murphy, secretary, of .of the new company whioh is cap- i was a advantage in farming in state, at -the annual meeting of -at for the i "cscnt. jthis country-, allowing a more scien- G'eneral Keform Association of -7- Hatchings, the prominent busi- j tific rotation of crops than could pos- rio today.' The Minister also 'took. ness Calgarj- is a stock- jsibly' be had where occasion to outline what, he consider- i holder in the new company, which is .alone is grown- ed would be better newspaper work [to carry on both wholesale an'I retail in the interests of the party than the businesses.. Tihe company vill carrj- policy at present pursued by some of a. full stock of everything- in its line land will have a traveller on the I road. It is the intention of the wheat or Liberal papers. The meeting un- anjimously decided to call a conven- tion of provincial Liberals during He remarked on the prevalence of tumbling- mustard m the grain ti. ,ds about Cardston dnd stated tha.1 was a very serious menace to the farmers if steps were not taken ini- r j mediately to stamp out the noxious on t lie I June of next year, ajt which, it is" in-'j'to erect a three-storey buildin tended to ..formulate a for j present site. The top flat will be de- j "The best grain that I have the party. The future the Hon.jvotod to manufacturing and will be. j said Prof- Zavitz, "anywhere along the line .has been on the experimental farm at Brandon. Indian Head and is in g.uality rather than All this grain grad- ed ]STo. 1 hard or No. 1 Northern. The farmers, he added, arc as a rule too anxious for large equipped with the latest machinery. :The second storey will be .---uvrooms j and the ground floor show rooms and i offices. The rear part of the Vaild- i ing will be erected at once. MRS: BUXTON BURIED YESTERDAY; of grain rather than Yesterday afternoon at three o'clock best qualities. George Graham predicted, so far as the Liberal .party concerned, .would not be one of retrogression. he said, "during the approaching session of the Dominion Parliament to have a programme to place before the people of Canada with reference, to imperial questions, which will be popular not only with the people of this province and of the Dominion, but with the entire jBuxton took place to tihe Church of j tion of seed is essential to producing Empire. (Cheers) The Government j England Cemetery and was attended; tho finest quality of grain in large is aggressive. It does not make by a large number of the friends of j quantities. There was a defect, he much fuss but when-it sees a thing j the deceased. The service -was to do it does it, and that's the kind by "Rev. J. S. Chivers. of government that will be popular j special ladies' choir with the people." The Horu Charles Murphy was introduced by the Pres- seeds which Sowing of th farm. The conditions in this country, Mr. Zavitz are naturally different from those he has been ac- customed to, but he saw room for much, excellent work. It will doubt- less take some little time for the far- mers to realize the value to them of experimental station here but will be forced to see it soon. It took a long while for the public in Ontario to appreciate the college and farm at Guelph but the farmers are now its best friends. "UTieat can not here as it is now, at the college in all in attendance classes about fifteen hundred students, three hund- red of which are taking the full four years' course. From .twenty-five to thirty thou- sand farmers come annually to the college and farm to look over there- suits of experiments and view the workings of the farm. He remarked that this year fifty- one excursions had been, run to the Agricultural College at Guelph from different points in Ontario from as far east as Kingston and as. west as Sudbury. These excur- sions were directed by the farmers' institutes of which there were ninety- church. It is who is an church should be present and ihat all should bring any newcomers of their acquaintance Police Arrest Eighteen More Eighteen more warrants will be is- sued today in connection with the boulevard nuisance. This will mean apiece for eighteen more people wh.o have not taken warning from the previous arrests. The Chief and police force are de- termined that the trespassing on'bb.u- Commends Fellow Canadians For Loyalty To Mother Country Kegina, Sask., Sept. jtizens set about eJitertaining Strathcona today and right royally' did they complete the task, when the special train arrived the party attend- ed at the city hall where a public, re- ception of people took after which Strathcona met party at a dinner of wild duck at the Government House and pleasant .hours were spent. Replying to a ci- levards must be stopped and will don- I vie address and to speeches of Gov- tinue to make arrests and impose the I ernor Forget, Commissioner Perry, fine until that case, no matter j and Premier Scott, Strathcona who the offender may be.. expressed his heartfelt thanks for the That means "be not to cross kind reception that ha-d been accord- far j boulevards henceforth." It is an led to him. He had been expecting 1 pensive.'.trip even-though it is short, to pay a quiet visit to the'lieutenant j governor and to have a quiet walk around and see for himself the great always be grown i six-in Ontario at present, one in ev- was Mr. Zavitz's remark, and when the 'people have the difficulty of noxious- weeds, an unfer- tile soil, and lack of moisture to con- tend against as they will at some future time, they will come to the experimental station for help from the experience of tried methods there and the fact that the station has beau commenced almost at the 'beginning of 'things means that it will be ready tho funeral of the late Mrs. Wm. Good methods and the proper selec- lessary. Here. to give that help when it is felt nee- grow-ing of trees, where -the atmos- ery electoral division. Speak-ing of the establishment of an Agricultural College in this province Mr. Zavitz stated that h.e thought BOY SOLD STOLEN PIGEONS TO CHINAMAN Change that had 3bn-.e over this jtiful part-of the country. He Birds in Court-Cume Allowed u" "e c i JRegina in 1SS2 and it would be prac- tically impossible for anyone to im- his feelings at seeing it in its to Work .Ja nies Currie, who was remanded that an agricultural college should be affiliated with a unh-ersity but he Tuesday on a charge pi thrc-aten- ,preseni; did not care to see the two together, "The proper place for an agricultural college is on a large farm where they can have live stock, growing grain, with work in horticulture and the A stated, in the judging of the standing fields of grain because of not taking into account the Quality of grain so much. It has now. been arranged, however, that these farmers who have was in attend- ance. Mr. and Mrs. Buxton were marrieii as the "Man who will become three months ago at the homo received prizes for standing grain one of the best leaders the Liberal j of the bride's parents in England, fields will have an opportunity for party has ever given to the Domin- i Ever since her arrival in this country j exhibiting the seed grain at the win- ion. iMrs. Buxton has been in poor health succumbed to chronic The bereaved husband an heart disease. ter fairs which will be a more just arrangement encouraging the produc- tion of the best Duality of seed. He was hardly in a position, the DEATH OF 'MISS LALIBERTE The. many friends of Miss Lovinia inas sympathy of a large circle of I.aliberte will 'regret to learn of her j friends. The pallbearers were, L. j visitor remarked, to compare the sta- eleath at .Salt Lake City on -Tuesday D- Haley, R. Coffey, P. Orme, jtion here with those of other places night. The yoxmg lady had been tra- .Abbott, W. veiling with her mother through the States during the past two months and her health seemed improv- ing until a tew. days before her death. Jfr. Laliberte for Salt Lake City yesterday and will arrange par- ticulars regarding the funeral which will bo made known to the public lat- er. The deceased young woman was The wrecked steamer OhiV'Vill' be raised as the insurance, companies do not hold enough insurance nor is the cargo valuable enough accepting the offer made by Bullens. only nineteen years of age and was very popular among 'a large circle the young people of the city. and Brandon have been for some years but he seeing that it is only in its initial stages while those of Indian Head established is "confident that the experiments which'yhave been commenced should show results in a few years which will be of uo to the farmers of this "country. Of course, certain observations, ho re- marked aro of service very soon but the actual results of the experimwits however, in a new phcre js agriculture." This he con- sidered more healthful, for the strong growth of an agricultural college than the atmosphere of a university situ- ated as it. is in a large city where the tendency would be against agri- cultural life rather than for it. Pho place for an agricultural colleges in this province would be a place like Lethbridge in connection with an experimental station. The agricultural colleges Mr. Zav- itz believes, are going to have a won- derful, influence in changing the whole educational system of the country as they meet the real needs and require- ments of the people and in them the- ory goes hand in hand with actual practice. The students there the advantage of experiments and object lessons that cannot be procured in any other place. While in the city Prof. Zavitz was staying with "Mr. Fairfield at the farms. He left this morning to visit the experimental farin at Lacombe from where he will go north to Ed- monton and thence east to Rosthern GENERAL ANDRE French of ing to. kill arid disorderly conduct was up for trial this morning. the fact that he had a number of small children to provide for. The magistrate considered the plea favorably at the same time giving Currie some very seasonable adoice as to his record and warned him to be careful of his iature conduct. Cur- rie will leave town and get work else- where. and points in. northern Saskatchewan, i He spoke length, of tho old condition of things and gave reminiscences of the earlier C. F. Harris his counsel entered aj af pica-for -dismissal on the grounds of i tne lan'u nau taxen up to the present the serious condition of his wife and i he Bothing it i would be in the' Soon there j would be many more railways runn- ing from sea to sea. He admired their I patriotism and said that they seemed jto have the cause of the Mother Court !try at heart. This might be.profit- able for themselves, but it was also patriotic. The Old Country and the Bominion appeared to be Snsolttbly A couple of drunKs were raither boi- .ijOrci wno was sterous in the court room in attempt- t repeatoaiy cneeroa oy the large gath- incr to explain matters. The usual 4tt fi I, fa jenng, then left for a tour of the city. finf 11 to their lot i. line icn to ixieir lot. Jin company with Lieut.-Gov. Forget There are a number of very odd pri- soners in the police station box of pigeons which were confiscated from one of the Chinese restaurants. The pigeons were stolen last night by a young lad who. sold them to the Chinaman who contemplated a rare dish of chop-such, but his anticipa- tions were not realized. The pigeons are the property of Teddy Eagell. The young culprit is known to the police and will be summonsed on the charge, of theft. in Mayor Williams' automobile. On account of the'visit of Lord f- Strathcona to the city, the conven- tion of the Union of Saskatchewan Municipalities adjourned this after- noon, and did no business. This ev- ening the time was taken up with a public meeting at which excellent ad- dresses were delivered by Dr. M. M. Seymour, Prov. Medical health officer on subject of the cause, prevention and cure of typhoid and the milk "sup- ply in its relation to-public totilUi and by the aid of wife of Prof. Goldwin Smith raent consulting sanitary o< at Toronto and her recovery question of water supply and pur- ification. The is? ijl is not expected. ;