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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I LETHBRIOGL, ALT A., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER, JO, 1908. NO. 229 CONFIDENT OF SWEEPING CANADA Liberals Of Ontario In a Very Cheerful V Toronto, Sept. in the strength of Liberalism, coupled with a determination to leave no stone un- turned to secure ihe victory for the cause in the coining elections, was the dominant'note at the fourth an- nual meeting of the general reform association of Ontario held here to- day. "We enter the approaching federal election with confidence and enthus- was the inspiring declaration of President- Mowat, at the outset of proceedings and the same spirit of healthy optimism was reflected in an encouraging message from the min- ister of railways who unfortunately was unable through indisposition to take part in the meeting and in all the speeches that were made in the course of the three hour's session. "The outlook is most encouraging" wrote Hon. Mr. Graham, "and every indication points to un increase rather than a decrease in the strength of Liberalism. "Let every man do his duty and the victory is assured." There were rumors on the street this niornifi17 o? the Ix'iiig set- tled but there has been no confirm- ation from any source. The strikers have information that negotiations are on but so far they have heard of nothing definite being done. The deputy minister of Labor has promised Jas. Somerville, who was the arbitrator for the federated trades on the board of conciliation, that the importation of alien laborers will be investigated. The Immigration de- partment has instructed its officials at Quebec to watch for the steamer Lake Erie und prevent, the landing of the bunch reported to be on board for the C.P.R, and see if they are with out money or brought out under rnisrepi esentation. LOOSE WAY OF FINANCING Admission of an Official in an Inquiry at Montreal AN ENGINE AND TWO CARS DROP AN EXCITING TIME BUT NO FIRE MUCH PROGRESS AT ROYAL MINES Spur Track Being Brill Preparing to Sell Lots in Town Site TWO PARTIES OF VISITORS Mining Engineers and Scot- tish Agriculturalists Here Tomorrow Lcthbridgn will eMortain. two pat- ties of distinguished Visitors'tomor- row. The Scottish Agriculturalists arrive on the early morning train from the East. A committee will meet them at 8.30 in the rnornii'g and escort them to the site of the new bridge. -At 9.30 a special train will take the party on a trip through the south country, where they will be given the opportunity of viewing the finest wheat lands in Western Ca- nada and the only sugar beet factory west of thq Great Lakes. Kaymond, Magnith and Cardston will look af- ter the entertainment of the visitors. On the return trip a stop will lie made at the Experimental The other party consists of prom- inent mining engineers from Great Britain and Eastern Canada. Vncy will reach here on n special tralm ab- out two in the afternoon and will be conducted through the Gait Coal mines by General Manager Xaismith and other officials. Fn the evening a smoker will held at the Chinook Club at which members of the two parties of tour- ists will be the guests. A program of exceptional merit will be provid- ed. The committee having in charge the entertainment of the visitors is as follows: Aid. Cunningham, chair- Mayor Henderson, Senator De- Vebcr, P. Xaismith. G. M. Hatch, Aid. ITutton, Aid. Macbeth, W. IT. Fairfield, 0. G. K. Xourse. M. Bar- ford, W. Oliver, A. II. McKeown, and F. J. McKeown. H. N. Galer, of Spokane, president of the Royal Collieries, Ltd., has been in the city for the past few days in the interests of the company. Seen by the Herald last evening Mr. Galer stated that he is very much pleased and more than satisfied with the progress made in the development of the work in general at the mines. Work on the spur line is much far- ther advanced than he expected to find it and will be completed inside of the time limit given by the con- tractors. The first car of ties arrived yesterday. Such.. arranffpmpnbi ho-uo been made for rails that there-will be no delay in the construction of the railway after the grading is complet- ed. The company is pushing the work of development at the mine as rapid- ly as possible. It is expected that by November 15th at the latest the out- put of the rciue "will be at least 300 tons per day. The machinery that will be installed will be-capable of handling much more than this amount. A .striking feature of the develop- ment work is the matter of a water supply for the town and the plant. Montreal, Sept. was brought out at today's session of the marine investigation beyond the [act that the book keeping methods of Mr. Mcrwin were followed by at least one official of the department, Mr. U. P. Boucher, the Montreal agent of the department of Marine and Fisheries who testified that it was his custom to mix departmental matter with his own personal assets at the bank. Mr. Watson protested that this was a loose way of doing business and the witness replied that it did not seem so to him, al- though if he had expected the pres- ent investigation he would have more regular methods. Mr. Boucher had also contracted that habit of not keeping books and throwing away his bank book stubs. He however, was all right, and h.id no hesitation in authorizing the bank to supply Judge Cassols with a copy of his bank account. Mr. Mecwin was also on the stand for a short time and stated that he had not received any response to his telegraphic invitation to Mr. Brooks of New York to come here and testi- fy as to the Brooks firm's dealings Another Bridge On the CJPJL Main Line Port Arthur, Ont.. Kept. .n.) The K. of P.'s are a very strong lodge in Pincher Creek and were able to give the visitors a good reception. To entertain them during the day they had arranged a program of sports. The first event took place in thu-morning and was a six-a-side f'-otb-ili match. Pincher City had a challenge Iu: u silver cup won by the local team a years ago and so Piucher Creek had to defend it. The visitors came in a man short so the game was played with only five men on a side. The visitors wore re- presented by Allen, Boag, Ferguson, ilid'.lleton and Mowat; the cup de- fenders; by Knight, Hissocks, Pur- kis, Fowler, Allison. The wind was so strong that good football was out of the question. The home team had the best of the game and retained the cup by a score of 4 points to 1. In the afternoon, a baseball match was held. It was of the burlesque order CLARESHOLM BEATS INDIAN HEAD Shipment of Grain This Year Will Establish a Record and ct-rtainly created a whole lot of fun for the large crowd of spectators who assembled to witness it. The players were all clad in comic cos- tume and presented a very grotesque with palms, roses and smilux, the appearance. Clowns, negroes, hobos, same scheme being curried out in the dining room, and over the bridal ta- tnaiden hair fern. She was attended ble was suspended a large bell of white asters and maiden -hair -ferns. The groom's gift to the bride- wos AS matron Mrs. W. F of honor by her sister, Burke. of Biscotasing. who wore a hand embroidered mauve k and carried a beautiful bouquet of mauve orchids and lilies of the valley. The groom was ably supported by Major E. W. H. Morrison, D.S.O., of Ottawa. v. AS AN INDEPENDENT Picton. Out., Sept. C. gray tweed with Mullen, a prominent cition and ex- waist and white hat. mayor announces himself as candi- date for the. Commons in Prince Ed- ward county as an Independent. pale silk Among the nmny guests present were: Mrs. Thos. Mackic, mother of the groom; Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Mac- kie, Mr. Leonard Mackie, Mr. Willie Mackie. Master Gordon Mackie, Mr. and Mrs. John Cxmrtman, of Ottawa Mr. Richie Shannon, Master Ray Shannon, Jns. Hamilton, .Ma- jor Arthur Panel. Miss May McCreu, -Renfrew; Mrs. J. C. Kennedy, the Misses Kennedy, the Misses Behan, Miss Clare Miss Mary Bourke, Miss Minnie Mallon. After a very recherche dinner, a reception wcs held, during over 200 quests availed them- selves of the opportunity or wishing Nelson Again Beat Cans San Francisco, Sept. Kelson clinched his claim to the light- weight pugilistic championship by defeating Joe, Cans for the second time at Colnm Arena this afternoon. The fight ended in the twenty-first when Gans beaten down by a Miccr.ssion of blows from his sturdy conqueror failed to get up on his (cftt.within the. count of ton. Tho veteran colored fighter was severely punished, but the champion too bore the marks of battle. UNEMPLOYED IN GLASGOW Glnsgow, Sept. thousand of the unemployed last night organ- ized a midnight march to one of the best quarters of the city. Mounted police scattered the crowd and frus- trated its intentions. Several arrests were made. Tho town council today will consider proposals to alleviate the distress arising out of the unem- ployment of so many people. i'apt. Dunn, of the Canadian Fish- eries cruiser Vigilant, on the Great hns retired. At Rochester, X. Y., Judge Bcnton in Supreme Court sustained the in- junction restraining tho Independent Order of Foresters fron raising thy stcamor "Cretic" of the While Star line to the Mediterranean. Af- ter some weeks in Italy Uiey proceed to London, near which in Enfield is the home of Mr. Wilson's people. Then there will Ixi a visit to the ear- ly home of the bride ot Fittochry and other parts of Scotland. After this the couple turn again westwards and in three months' time or about the middle of December, they hope to reach Lethbridge. The Ottawa Free Press of Sept. 3 contained the following account of nn event of interest to local people, which took place at Pembroke, Ont.T on Sopt. 1: One of the prettiest weddings that solemnized at f> o'clock last evening the very popular yrmng Trwh nappincss. Col. and Mrs. Mackie left on the "Son" train for an extended Contract For New School At half past seven, last ov- en ing in St. Angusliu's Church a quiet. whirling took place, when Warden J. Johnson. as- iTiO'iirinr and Miss Kthel Gilruy. ,-ldost. (liiueh- n football match took place between j 000 said Mr. Price. "That irf a record. It has never been equal- led in any place in Canada. The largest shipment of grain ever made was from Indian Head, and that was in one season. But in In- dian Head there are 12 elevators. In Claresholm there are but three eleva- tors. You can understand what a Hfference that means. With bushels the Claresholm elevators are full. In Indian Head the eTevators will take bushels. The trou- ble in Claresholm is that there is not enough elevator accommodation. Until there is better elevator accom- modation I cannot understand how they ran expect to be free from car at certain periods of ihe Pincher Creek and a team of Indians! from the Poigan Reserve. The Creek boys won somewhat easily by a score of -4 to 1. In the evening a big parade of the "Dukifs" und the candidates initiation took place. The brass band headi d the procession. Next in line came the dignitaries of the order, their beautiful new costumes jxcitiug much comment, then the un- iortunate tyros, all chained together, while a couple uf pnardo with drawn brought up the rear; After parading the main portion of tho town the procession returned to Hin- Hal! where the initiation cere- in were ponr through. After wards ;i sumptuous banquet WJLS par- trf at the King Edward Hotel. Th'' from outside included J. Cnuviord. Royal Vi- year. "The railway is doing its utmost will continue to do ter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gilray of Toronto, married the rector. I Kcv. J. S. Timers. The bridal con- j plo. were unattended aiul only a few friends were present. The look- ed very pretty m u handsome ivy famboline .silk dress with siik trim- mings mnffo in Princess stylo. She wore a fancy silk hat to match and carried ,i hoiKptot. of lilies of the val- ley. After th n. wedrlinc II. eil, Calgary, Grand C'. Mclnnes. Kdmonton, Ciia.-. Calgary, mahe- : Thomas. Tho now two room school in Ward will be M'ilt right away and Xorman Co. who wore award- ed the contract at a special meeting of tho School Hoard last night have agreed to have it ready by Oct. 10. i Doom's sister. Mrs. n. May, Rnrt- ceremony the party had supper at tho home of the Morgan, Lethbridge, Mak'itrii'. M. K. Cooper, Lr-thbridge, jv-ey: A. A. Woodward. Calgary. Tr.n.s.: Edmonton, Calgary. Mas- ter of Ceremonies; H. D. Powers. Calgary; Bain Spragne, I.ethbrkig M. MoKeiuie, Calgary; .J. Fleishman, Wm. Young. Cranbrook; Thnrber, Xantrm. The contract price i.-: S2285. Wm. I Oliver and J. Henderson also Under-! ed nml the figures wore very close. The council decided to buy an acre lot on Bailey St. from A. I-; Hum- phries for S800. Miss B. M. of Raymond was cr.fcngcd to take charge of the new ro< to be open- ed up at Westminster as as the seats nrrive. lott St. Among tho guests present, were R0v. flnd Mrs. .1. S. rhivcrs, Mr. and Mrs. C. McCle.nngruin. Mr. .Ins. Peat and others. Tbfl Roing-away suit was of navy blue with a tan hat. The hap- py couple id't this morning on a, trip to Har.fT, and Louise after which they will reside in Medi- cine Hat. FORT WILLIAM'S DANGER I-V-t Wiliam. Ont., Sept. The irv vicinity is nmv a mass of for t fir-'s which have approached right oity'.- limits. Tho far side o McKay has been burned over. rrs are nip ing at many points Indian Reserve near the G. th to handle the shipments, but there is almost certain to be A oar short- ago." Appointments Made At Ottawa while th T. P. ensv. properly. Settlers are very un- Ottawa. Sept. a meet- ing of the cabinet this afternoon an order in counc'.l was passed appoint- ing Col. Hon. .f. M. Gibson ol' Ham- ilton, to he Licut.-Govcrnor of On- tario, in succession to the retiring Lieut.-Governor Sir Mortimer Clnrke, whose four ycrtrs. Venn of office expir- ed last spring. The appointment of R. G. MrPherson, M.P., for Vancou- ver, as postmaster at Vancouver, was also put through. Xo decision has yet reached as to the new members of the railway commission. U may be some time before the an- nouncement is made. ;