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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER OFFICIALS OF Met Acciientali5r-.Sir hessy's .Fort Sept .10 "gather-- of railrbad iheri probably unique ia 'the history oi.' Canada .was; that took Fort William 'to-. -day. arrived by M. C.'A. SOLD TO BIRK8 Winnipeg, JSept. Y, 1M. C. A. property, located on Portage avenue at the corner cf Smith street, has been ;sold for at a meeting, of 'the directors and .members of .the association, held last" evening. A by-law was passed authorizing the sale of the present building to Henry Sons, of .Montreal, and with this the. association board" of directors are committed to erection of a .new arid modern building that will meet the requirements of a LAD I ES' BAND FOR LETH BR I DQE Mr. J.. G; Harper, band master of the. Citizens Band, paving been ap- proached by a number of young ladies o'f .the decided- ,tcr form a sto -be called the iLadies'. Cit izeris Band." This} matter his met with great success. .in- many; of the special trains .from -the east and the i large crties towns, and west, by all .three and when; sure go weU a mu- sical '-.centre' as ladies, or girls -interested, .call, on Mr. Harper at 'the ...Conservatory of Mu- any Tuesday or Friday, .afternoon between ;1 and ,6; o'clock when; he will'e: workings arid 'objecte of such an- organization; .very lit- tie' about, there; being railway circles an the city.; .No .meeting- between (the high and as there was Nothing: which they wished to discuss in-: the city> ijf: Fortv train Thursday jiight" WATERWAYS This Year --Of ficials Have Everything Sept. the arriv- al 'in their city .last evening of Win. K. .Clarke, of Kansas City, Mo., fi- nancial manager of the Great Watef- ;-way .accompanied by E. A. general Dr.. J; L. 'Wadeil, chief engineer, -and G. D. Winnipeg, solicitor for .the company, the city of Edmontoncan look forward into the 'not very, distant future to seeing. an independent rail- road extending northward as far. as ;Ft. McMurray and having the em Edmonton.: This "is 'Mr. Clarke's second the. :A1- here ATTEMPTED TO ROB BANK VAULTS Lakeville, Conn.; Sept. at- tempt was made this morning to rob the vaults' of the Bobbins Bunell and Company's banking -establishment. The vault doors were blown open, a.pd the interior ofiihe establishment wrecked, but' .apparently the roboers were frightened, away before they could get into the vault where consid- erable money was stored. The explo- sive used waa. giant powder, it is, thought. Two or more .men are be- lieved to. have been in the a ttempt and it''.-is believed that they made their way -westward and over the line; .into "New York state. GRAND TRUNK BUY OUT A SPOKE UP- FOR THE FLAG Montreal Official; Prptetted at Ab- sence of British 'Flags and the Corrected Montreal, Chief Montreal.-'fire brigade' today -from Grand wliere 'the internation- al; convention: engineers was in session: called' ahe! task .not displaying any "British, flags in I the "This is the'; second: day of the con- said iChief "and "the decorations ate _ exclusively Amer- knowledge of the intention wh'en: he secured- .charter and guaf- day, local (Jonmience :by; the firsV-rweek !-anteel of for 'an .-.independent j committee ad' Ms were and large RECOVEREb j railroad; th> north I to Notice country.; Since then' he has .been iii the, ,task of-, planning the number of executive! stalt 61 property .of Hislop kne. on. 'paper ?as spectioii" take bxecutiye': Suther-; j: ed. .the morrirng. that a: ,bun- f die arrived yesterday 3.-15 ;in .widely known Railway inagnatw Canada arrived., j Sir Tnbmas Shaughnessy. Shaugiinessy- private Mat- t vthew's.. an4 two. of-the j prominent direAtprs- of. the. Eastern' tines of r-Tjines, Superintendent j Cronk Lake'.; branch. spec-ial train the east was -composed the. and "built, many Mr'. ;Clarke said last got .'his organisation order. and is prepared to go' ahead with the .actual construction, ofv'the road this: the! second I; think in jus- tice representatives "from Gan- ,we .number tish. is only; one .1 shall rb'e satisfied." speech: chief appealed to the delegates; initlie hall, wlio ap- plauded him geneiotiily. ".In. the' flagsL were y displayed. Official Ann 6 un c e- ment Not Made CHINA MiD JAPAN SIGN AGREEMENTS Tokio, Sept. foreign office announced Saturday that the agree- ment between Japan and China was signed at Pekin at 4 o'clock that, af- ternoon. The text of the agreement will be published in a few days..The agreement concerns the Mahchirrian railway concessions, a que-stion which has been at issue since early last spring. It was proposed by China that the question be submitted to the Hague the idea did not meet with the favor of the Japanese foreign office, and lacked the support of the powers. was compelled to negotiate directly1 with Tokio. LATEST ,HAT THE "DR. COOK" Wohderfiil Creation, Brown, Furry and Expensive, Named After the of the CHil- Chicago, agaihat Dr. Cook, blizzard blast Sept: report arieiat Grand Trunk's 'absorption of the AUen line is. credited in. ship- ping circles for move has been, V time. While'.1; it'.: terms nave been agreed upon, it- is questionable whether any offi- cial announcement, can yet be made Bowing" arrangements as t> inaii carrying between Allen' line and the Canadian. Pacific. Xater -that so -.far fwDi._ Cook of the polar region. :-Tt: seems-as high as ACCUSATION AGAINST PEARY Made By Dr. Cook's Friends-Opened Letters Sept 11 American today is authority 'for tie statements.. of the north the more "Since Peary commenced his on the of Dr Cook, Brookh n man's friends have ceedingly active in securing tion for a counter attack. It by subtle: danger food little tKought of. was-to be reached; the "very top world. The in has the as ..arranged is to transfer the fleet ;business: o'f-: the Allen S. Allen, ;to Allen; MbhtrealXwhich! statement denial" announcement: ;Ther'e H. and A. in tli tlie Grand Trunk, v NORTH WARD NOTES -will be" a morning servics ll' o'clock'- church to- :at iflRBONDll New Mine and Jowii Thomas met on: the plat- .the. local, and western offi- :cials 'of the road, and remained in, witihstiheni until the 'aiv rival." of ..Lord :and then went to the auditori-um'where; a pub-, lie reception took Sir; Thorn- Fast SPANIARDS SEND j -y REINFORCEMENtSr _ .Sept.., to.'tlie number' .men have j arrived here and: General, Marina, com i niander of the Spanish forces in Mor- occo cpntinuijs to -advance' his -line iivrith :the; object .of outflanking the! j on j Spanis'ii-; advance- i columns, have- j "f countered "inany natives who "-beg- fibrjj reptoratibh of "peace. An Interring Suit Ovei the FIFTEEN LAYMEN .Toronto. or the daymen's- move- McGillivray' -held-'a .meeting, to- Creek' Coal and :Coke Company town- cLay. it was. decided organize a Cases September 'Dis- convened' here y.esterday mbrrow. an held; each .Sunday. The pasior's topic; morning .the ahdvvrilL.'be a: children's ser- :vice: "Quitters.'' ;of .remarks ;in; the even- 'Sunday, school and Bible: vclass at All :arevinvited-; to each :of i. ''these Cervices.: evening the teachers. seu- ior. the day School "entertained their .parents at the, A pleasant; picture -of pole, only two feet constructed of porters that Dr Cook's friends prepared a, bombabell wmch, they plan- to explode shortly after the smyttf' of Peary and Cook in New York v This takes the form of I sworn xo by Joseph White, ,jwte> la memoer of the Pearjr expedition, and lludolphe wlio compamed Dr Cook In these affi- A Commander Peary is If is just of opening letters entrusted -xby such.- a j .might have his neadj, .blew cold, and it; j to back by the Arctic seas. These letters disclosed Cook's j plans and progress toward the lole enough, thsabled aad soup in case Dr Cook sta-ted forjhomf emergencies, height- jmct Pearv evpeditjon on chilly-effect is a snowlike and spont days ,the spray'; or aigrette up in the left eit Francke has sworn, tfiat 'of the National Retail; Millers in ses- here designer. Dr Cook s were not onlyJFead but changed bv some one on W ISLAND was ven Among those partj 'being Mrs- W: Alexander, Miss Simm, Castle, Cecil Simm arid :A. J- K Mppjlf .Well Cit- Doni- .seen, by your was put; on of fifteen; 'prominent .lay- j "bench: tq attend the .'western he had.very little .information to Vand; judging -from the demand for f roni Winnipeg to 2 Judge Winter on the' give have a; vast.: on our lines through" the west .an-d this annual in- spection-trip is; one. of. which" we ex- lots in 'this, -the 'latest Pass metrop- 'plis. some-: good investments will, be made. Quite numtoer of lots already disposed, of pect to ;.see: results. We wished for the: way of an see what', improvements have been '.inducement the .corapany are offering made and-' also where it is necessary 143, house which will be drawn for to to spend still 'more money for tha- j those! who purchase lot's before the' improvement. of "bur' rdafl and tlie good: of the countrjf. W-e mak- ing- the little hurriedly -and in three' weeks .or so ;which we: shall spend travelling it is impossible to go over the whole, of the miles. of ranrpad we. have in Canada. Sopie :-exctirsions on inside made where..we- wish to-Personally examine new. extensions; but for-ths' most part" we shall travel on thft main line, as much in d'aylight as possible." "Did-you know that Jthere were any other railroad officials was and. Sir Thomas replied: I knew nothing of there heinp: any except of our road here until the train pulled in. .On pnr return froni .the... west, which vrillbe in about .three weeks' time, there will probab- ly be more to c tell-you, as I shall then be in a position; .to say what loth inst. D. J.'McIntyre has been appointed- local agent, and is assistfefl for the by Messrs. H. j Sharp, and A. of Spo- The company, are developing this property and installing 'their mam- moth plant just as1 fast as it is .pos- sible 'to get the -nrork done, side Walbank said he- refused to subscribe. j track ''grade, five: thousand feet in 'length; which was contracted for i and Sandvidge, is al- most completed arid ;work is, being pushed on the power plant, machine ;shops and tipple. This new industrv and townsite is A o located about one, mile to the' west of Colernan and .needless to say the new town and the new coal mining enterprise have a good -future. Rev. W. G-. Fortune, rcpresenia- Gray ably' ;filled the chair (Special to: the freshment committee arranged. part 'of the- splendid- ly improvements in the west are; of the.Alberta Temperance and shall :have had the opportunity "to see j Moral Reform league visited the what further improvements can made." The first case- called was that of W. vs. Ivins. As. neither party .-was in: attendance the. .case went by default against Ivins. Th-i ziext" case was Massdy-Harris ys This case'-'.went like- the j previous one... j The third case was the --Kimball j: School District vs.. Bevans: case was a unique one. j shown previous, owner of the j land had applied to .have, his land put into the Kimbail; School District for the purposes of taxation and thus the -the school. after the, land was. sold to i J. S. Galbraith, who .in turn sold 'to j I Mr. Bevans. In -1905 Mr. Bevans commenced paying, taxes to the dis- trict' and continued' paying till 1908 when 'he received notice from the Department of-Education that he was required to pay Educational tax upon the land. He. paid the Educa- tional tax but refused to pay the Mexico City, Mexico, Sept. i school Mr. W. C. Ives, who David E. Thompson, United States I appeared for. Mr. Bevans made the point that the land was not assessed. Ambassador to Mexico, it is rumored! Sporer An affidavit Com mander PeaTA.' also has-been made by Wihrfce, was- a member of Pearj's own partv Such charges against Pearj-'s zeal seem incredible, but they show the bitter- ness of the fight begun by Peary's" artack on. Cook The affidavits art> now m the hands of -Tohn RT Brad- lev who financed -the Cook Bradley left the Hotel Tlorrame terdav saying he would, nott return until Monday Both, and Francke were charged by T3radleynot. to repeat the contents of the, afBda? vits but oheir purpose was ascertain- ed by American reporters It is understood that -the object of withholding- the affidavits is much Dr. Cook's approval is wished. but because his friends wish, to ques- tion Harrv- "Whitney regarding w his reasons for leaving Peary's ship in mid-sea for a slow-going 'schooner. loriger canvass more could be: obtain- ed. Bow Island, committee of citizens, canvassod the town .today and f r'pin those. that ewers'7 at secured' an agreement -from' "the citi- zens to! use gas to All_ the reported actions of 22 lights if; C. ney afford a mjstery to Dr- GooVa P. R; would instal a piP6 line friend1? and theyxbelieve his story wall Old Glory gas well, to the-town and a long wavs towards clearing up. furnish gas, to ,the citizens. With a. 11 he rival terta6; of the explorers Reception Svdnev Sept 13 ns Martin, the gas expert -of reception of Commander Peary- P. B., was in and was to occupy the attention, of interviewcd in regard to the public business people and it He thanked the "committee "for the to sav tiat welcome second statement furnished and promised to let them have a definite answer in ;a few days. The South Alberta Land Co.', are pulling up the piping out of the'old well on the bank of the Saskatche- wan and are moving to the Bow Ri- ver to commence operations for drill- ing for another well to. supply