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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta.. Satui-day, Sept. CROP REPORT FROM FAR People Rushing Into The Grand Prairie "Country SAMPLES ACCEPT THE AWARD AS BINDING Good Results from Using Up-to-Date Farming Methods Grouard, Alta., Sept.' P.- Tomp- Mnsr Dominion land agent, gives the iomestesa entries for toe Grand Prairie, district alone for. the month of -August ...as' .'.33 homestead entries 13 -scrips. Since the 15th of last month1 30, i and heads of Jamilies. have 'passed [through this place' to Grand Prairie and upper -Peace 'Hiver points with a view to 'settlement Harvesting .the duce'ofttiis is about complet- ed notwithstanding-, the broken, wea- ker -'or the 'past .two" weeks. A con eerratiTe estimate of the yield is giv %TiBliels-of Bother including wheat" 'bushels ihogtiy-'alT grain feeing a good sample, the .frosts of last month 'not having "done 'much damage as all "grains '-were well advanced before the advent of the frost 4 :W. Ponton, D.L.S., who has engaged during two sessions tbe ,5th' north ;to- Hague, Sept. intimated that representatives. of the United- States, .'and Great Britain have decided not to question the'finding of -Ji the arbitration but to accept the award in all, its details as binding on both nu- -i4 tions. Attended Pontifical High Mass at Fletchers Field VISITORS PREACHED Most Brilliant Scenes at Catholic Eueharistic Congress Montreal, Sept.. day's pro- ceedings of the Eueharistic delegates opened with the procession, ot _tbr Catholic young escorting Gardina Vanmietelli to the Mraehse-.btautifu from i River en route for Edmonton. crops In .the- Verrail- lira-district; Mr. Ponton says the frost of last month flid some coasid- damage'and therefore the yield "keneraUy" will not'-be up gOTeniment expert Mr. .Ponton.-. ,says crops -of .all samples are magnifi- .this to up-to-date se methods and early' seeding ask the methods by the Dative: farmers the disteict.' Mr. ;p.axty income across coun- Landing about. the Spea3ong-.6f country- and. Vermilion >onton says' -that therie are thousands acres ot land throughout the of the' Country and that tne "greater of ;-irhat '.Tias termed muskeg is. not muskeg .iby any. .means tout simply.: a mossy growth formed on- top of the natural drsin: age- of the country by 'heaver work Mr Ponton .further stated that little Bifficulty would -be experienced in a -winter through from Athabasca- Landing --to Vermilion which would meair-that.the trip could be made be- tween these (DOfcts. in from twelve to thlrteeji da-ys. ienttons on 000 people. Pontifical, High Mass-wa: celebrated by Archbishop .Farley, o New York. Archbishop Hague; o France, and Archbishop -0'Connor, o Boston, preached sermons in Frend and English from the steps of the G-reat Altar. The scene was a: mos brilHant the- day' being- perfect an-d'-nihe .bright'hues of'.the. dignitaries- costumes 'ibrmed ah- excellent contras with the blue skies the green lawns. The scene -one when .the "thousands .qf'faithful-lmel-tjto' r. ceive nence. -.at .sanit 'hour' ClrdMal Gibbons "of'.''Baltimore and Archbishop Loguu of as sisted at 'f -At half past, ten the, b'usinpiss s.es sions were resumed- There: reception to the cardinal at the arena tonight. It is Mr. Pontons in- resume the -the Peace River next season to the supplies, fcy this cross coun- try route Shis: Muter. MEN GO BACK TO WO-RK FOR HOW LONG? Winnipec, Sept. return to fworfc of "bricklayers and masons on Peter Lyall contracts this -morning iwas. a certain indication that the trotfole ibetween the union and. the builders exchange had been smooth- ed over. It is'expected that every bricklayer and mason in the city will at work Monday morning, as jvaruable time' has" been lost. No is prepared to offer a gness RB to how. long the smoothness will last and in. view of previous assur- CONTRACTOR FROM PORT ARTHUR WAS FOUND DEAD Port Arthur, On't., Sept. ms been received .from- _ Provincial Constable Campbell" Frances, that "William J. lumbering con- tractor of Port 'Arthur, has -.been found dead several miles' from that town. No marks of violence are vis- ible and heart. failure' is believed to be the cause. Woods was well known here and leaves a widow and six child- ren. The body will be brought here for burial. ance that went wrong, the situation eannot yet -be regarded with satisfac- tion The real reason for the trouble divulged clearly and as cause for .lockout was not made" plain'Before, the public is not feure when another rumpus of a-sim- ilar sort may precipitated. BI6 FIBE IN SOUTH DAKOTA S. D., of :wrhich is not tafown, business district of Lebeau, terminus-of the MSnneapolis and iouis the. Missouri river, loss on .-buildings and fixtures .a estimated at The; loss merchandise and stock_pf various il perhaps approximate or mote. buildings were destroy- ilost of teem were and the fire spread rap- banks, and structur- es found in -western -towns, were laid V Recommendation ;Made; to the: Provincial Department- Of Mm Very Popular With the Growl Decoux Wentpirthe Stand and Gave Evidence on His Own Behalf "We find the prisoner not guilty. "We recommend as a rider to our erdict that the attention of "-the Al- berta government be called to this case and that.it be requested to take mmediate steps to have proper" mine nspection made frequently and effi- ciently, which in our minds has hot been done heretofore, as the evidence n this case shows gross carelessness jy the mine management in matters pertaining to the safety of the lives of the .workmen, and we recommend that properly certified and capable men be in "charge, and on the grounds during all working hours. "C. H. Baker A. W. Bussell, B. H. Robertson, J. Swinerton, J. B. Sutherland, Bernard Stewart." surgeon, "a, retired grocer, a real' estate man, a hotel proprietor, a .lumber deal arid ;a rancher, all belong ;to- a town that is They dis- They tinc.tly ndt" a Draining town, were certainly" not a class, of with any favorable, prejudices or sympathies towards labor unions, (al- though it .niust be" admitted that un- ion and non-union prejudices which came, out., strongly-..at" the time of Lobert's" death and Decoux'. arrest, were but slightly referred to in the Tlie "crpwn prosecutor was a lawyer from', their own town, the counsel for. was a lawyer from, a city; ihe inhabitants ot this town: "are. prone" to look upon -as upon nearly'- all the miners as a sort ot corporate tyranny. Counsel's Addresses All the evidence was in by 2.45 this afternoon'.- Counsel for the defence then commenced, his argument to the ljury and.-spoke lor' three.quarters oi as hour.. Counsel lot the crown, spoke twenty, minutes, and the judge took the'saine "length of time instructing the jury ...r- The', jury went out at ten- alter and' immediately requested to be-supplied with a copy of the mining statutes of Alberta. In about hall an hour, court aad thro.ugh Foreman Baker, and ask- ed if 'it-'.was" permissible for' them to CEREMONY WILL. TAKE. PLACE IN WALES. 4" London, the: first time .in hundreds' ,of years, the investiture, of the Prince of Wales wilJ place in .After--a .keen competition Carnarvon for the King has decided 'in. of "Carnarvon. Tiie. will .take" place in; f l_ T T T v V i tne Conservation- For at at attach 'soine the Macleod. Sept. fifteen nun- utes to six o'clock this evening jury in the Decoux trial, after out one hour and thirty-three utes, brought in a ffuiltv" __ _ verdict' oi "not- in spite of a direction bv the judge pointing, strongly to- wards, a manslaughter in spite of. the fact" that the -judge had re- Consequently ,thc verdict their .verdict. caniibt be. as influenced the jury, 1 honest op.mion of a body of ordmary" who had had placed and had- decided upon the' merits'.thereof Verdict Popular said recommendations to Mr. .Justice Harvey not suppose.' it would do any harm .and. it might do. some good: They" returned again anil" re- mained out anqther hour, until "5.43, before with their verdict and, rider... 7 .Decoux on the Stand The masterstroke' of the defence was The court rbbm'was .practically full the placing; upon -the. stand morn- the'-last two" of .the" IJhree days the -trial-lasted, tic verdict was a- p.opular: one: When- through the in- terpreter of1. tKej-: tola Decoux tha't he' had ,not- guilty stepped from .b'ehircdjthe', Viron. ilattice work that a rush was pea-tedly -ruled that .-the "trial" had only --from to do '-with'.certain, existing -condi-icoux' pat his "back, .-and tions'-and. accused's "actions 'under' fr.r the sheriff shout for those" and. refused to allow the admission of evidence on which the defence hoped to attach the blame lor 'the death.of .Jean. Bap-, tiste' Lobert onto the Canadian; Con- solidated -Coal Co.., it. added a strong' ascribing gross negligence to, the and reflecting' on. the district' mine for'. allowing, the .conditions that prevailed mine-.'.to exist. The jury-was-composed or.-a'.veterr. has that lie: _was -looKed When Decoux. -.came through .bar- rier- ellow. countrymen surg- ed around- him' kissing him, '-in on .both' Outside he sooafhad in -his arms i his little children from .whom -had ;bec-n separated months. -..If -someone had> only; thought stax-t the court- in. the into It ing of the accused. He was upon the stand about twenty minutes before luncheon, arid forty-five after. 'He told his, story and answered the ques- tions, put him. .in. a manner-that ap- peared to win 'him sympathy. The Doctor. Called Dr. Adelafde de Martigny., of Frank, was recalled; by the defence-to- .tell-, what drugs their effect -he had _., v_. of St. Paul: chairman- xt tie -me Receht Railroaa I of the j railroad in answ.er' to- .parts, dress MiVhio-oTi ofc-'San I ENGINEERqRITICISED; He Did Not :WatcK the Track Garefiilly. 'Durand, ili'ch., The oner's jury, returned1 yester- which.a majority 6V- the blarce for .the recent wreck; on the-. here; is. placed upon George Gxa- of" .train-. used in the he administer- ed ,to the deceased 'Lobert in the wash-house at. the mine, where, he I 'first saw. him. Dr., .Andrew Porter, Coieman, ..was called to answer some hypothetical. questions as to "the _ not go safe; distance to sailed! in Hill prefaces r; contempt." was ''1 assume wilfully r ponsibility '.rests ;Hill 00 miles width through' "iand in width through _' the jt a1 in such effect- of certain depressing arid- ccr- j stimulating drugs- as-- to the caus- and effects'of septic and trau- matic -pneumonia and'as modern treatment" of of blood road rules, and. which a'- competent railroad inan would rhavc'- done... poisoning. (Continued 'oarage TO BUILD A WAREHOUSE AT ONCE T, S. STc-Kenzie, the Implement returned from a two weeks trip to Winnipeg. He says that he is go- ing, right ahead'with the erection on the property, lots 17, 'IS and. 19 in -block 63, Ford street, where his pre- sent warehouse stands, of. a brick, stone and concrete warehouse. Work is to commence Just as "soon as the contract can be let. The 'build- ing is to have a handsome brick "and stone front and altogether will one of the finest warehouse buildiBgs in the city. ashes. TAFT Ottawa, Sept- Hon. W. S. Pield- Ing, vfco returned yesterday from Eu- diwniiarlced tt Quebec and went tly to Chester to visit his lam- Ha Is not expected in Ottawa for or a fortnight, a is stated JcSiQr bfe' rebirn tbere be no eeojprocai BteSDtiations The premier says he negotiate, but it is de- _. has taken any. initiative, Taft wfll move at on-ee fcr Tjnaic the conclusion." of the election remains to be seen. JEW'S ARE BEING ROUNDED UP IN RUSSIA Kiev-, Russia, Sept. canvass of the city to round up and finally send away to the restricted district set apart for them- all of those Jews who still remain in the city and are unable to establish, a legal right of ._ J OTvXll Via rl A From August 20 to September S, 209 persons were summarily expelled or given notice to depart within a Stated, period. In the same time 53 voluntarily left the city- In the W. .G. Hunt, Calgary, Alberta man- ager of the Massey-Harris'Co'., is; in. the city today. He. has plans with him' for additions to the company's warehouse here, which -will treble its capacity. The Massey-Harris com: pany apparently do not look for an- other "off" crop year in Southern Alberta. Mr. Hunt, speaking of the .-grain, that he has heard hi Cal- gary that grain oi a splendid "quality- is coming out of the A. R. I. couh try. Speaking of'farming near Calgary, Mr, Hunt says that he has a farm and cultivated it so well that tne neighbors laughed at him. and 'told him he was just throwing money away. He reaped, a crop of from, 15 to 20 bushels to the acre and the neighbors who had laughed at him reaped about one sheaf to the "acre. "So you he said, .ques- tion -of farming methods, when the rainfall is light." WOMEN IN THE SENATE" Toronto, Sept. .G-ertruds Lawlor, Miss J. L. Ross, and Dr. Au- gusta Stowe Cullen have been elected by acclamation to the senate of the rniversi'ty of Toronto, For the first' time in history women will sit in the senate. The nominations closed today and the above three were elect- ed by acclamation. .Aid. King, leaves tonight on .a trip to the old country. Today told the Herald that he would again be a-'Candidate for alderman at the nicipal elections in December. [-In slat he had been requested to be a candidate for mayor, but "refused to consider the proposition as long as -Mayor Adams was Vviliug to tranti. mayor will have ray he declared, "but if r.v .-'.lould not to stand ray Mipoo: vcrs ite me' out against Cither Aid. I'-cwman or Hatch "and I will worx for ail T am worth to defeat -dtlier.'7. NEWTON TO DEFEND ETHEL LENEVE ALSO T iwo Accused Will Thus Be in Close Corn- munication London, Sept. Arthur Newton, iace gineer of 'train No.. verdict., "for -failing- 'track' as :he was runninc COMI-NG TO CANADA London, -Sept. ITiomas of, f or'Canada on Thursday up his new work .with-; lege, Toronto. There ;-wiir-be a'.'tare- well dinner and substantial. pres- entation at Ozfprd-prior to his de-. partu're. V Sept Pellatt, son of Col Pellatt, of the Queen's Own Rifles, is critically ill with ty- plioid fever here but there are no complications. Sic other officers, in- cluding the-medical officer and Gol. Pellatt's secretary, have been, strick- en with typhoid and are now in the hospital. Col. Pellatt -in the course of an in- terview said' that' during tne week the officers had dined with the Eighth Royal Rifles at Quebec, some of them had been taken slightly ill. Serious symptoms developed later on and be- fore Liverpool had -been reached ty- phoid "appeared. None of the men were sick. Col. Pellatt added that the British climate suited the regi- ment He put all the blame on their experience at Quebec. The Q. 0. did exceedingly well at the manoeuvres at Aldershot, THE SEASON FOR V PRAIRIE CHICKEN Benj. Lawton, 'chiei 'game guardian for Alberta, has" issued- a contradic- tion of the'statement "in the Mani- toba..Free Press 'regarding' close season for prairie. .He says that the open season in Alberta is during the month of -only, true ;to. rca-de -a- grant to that, it'gave, to- did '.neither-.-' riotx receive a sry -of j rtTl3" JT-'U Dakota ,ea-stem iiim now either to --------1- AVTllQin ?llld: Head, Sask., Sept. Quebec. B Niles, the night operator at the jeft al from qir FdwSd Scrt OI" Ms ine: c p.R. d'epot waf held Up this morn- cnroute for Sydney where for f lliG OI while at work in the railway Lord Grey on Sunday. Her Ex- ot foreign, aliairs tor b-reat an- Crippen ana Miss Leneve is continued ;f GOING TO MEET lhillss, will not fail sdve thought to the probable tain, acquainting him with the report next Wednesday. T o rvT f i _. T in London of a formal report from the Hon. A.. B. Aylesworth, Cana- dian Minister of Justice and British agent before the Hague Tribunal in analyst, has also been retained by the defence to investigate the leged finding of poison in the the fisheries dispute. between Great ;ert offered by the prosecu- hYfLnS'and back up The wj .TT-nitprf riv ,-_ nanos ana oacK up. ine went to tlie till and took its contents i amounting to some twenty dollars. hold up both Britain and the United States re- cently decided there. Ayles worth described the award as "In fav or of Britain on all quastions of main and the for-, eign secretary adds that he desires, to j "toitder at once to your government j rny hearty congratulations on this point." tion is unusual in England. CHILD BORN AT SEA FIRST SIR CHARLES F1TZPATRICK Liverpool, Sept lO.-Slr Charles He then ordered Niles to "hand himjvorce Liverpool, S'ept. Skedmore over- the cash in his pocket amount- Stratford, Ont., gave birth w> ajing to The robber on board the Virginian on the camped. A negro last day of the voyage from Montreal. Both are doing then de- arrested bv the police shortly after just as he was trying to board a freight. Parliament, has appeared. The Hud-; tes son's Bay Mortgage Company, of couver, will seek a bill of incorporation i ress of Bntain Arbitration Tribunal at sailed for home on tbe Baron and with general powers of a loan cuin- pany, Baroness Mitsui were passengers oa the same steamer- ;