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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I LETHBIilDQE, A LT A T U I A Y SEPTEMBER 15, 1101 NO. 233 MUCH DAMAGE BY FOREST FIRES Number Of Districts In Ontario Suffer JIMMY GOING STRONG Toronto, Sept. Rey- Uie Port barber, arrived at the King Edward "hotel at 10.05 hut nifht having walked from 'Port which place he left at six yes- morninf. .He was in pretty air condition. Reynolds started on the return journey at midnight, con- fident in his ability to make the round trip in 33 hours. THREE DROWN NEAR FORT FRANCIS AYLESWORTH RETURNING Toronto, SWept.: F. worth, son of Hon. A. B. Aylegworth, gays hU lather is hurrying from Vi- enna, where he lias been undergoing treatment for his hearing. His con- dition considerably improved and he will again stand for North York. Fort William, Sept; fires near tho city and camps at Loch Lo- mond water burned fiercely last night and the line men hiul a hard fight to save the power "line from destruction. The flames are spreading toward Squaw Bay settle ment only about half a uule distant and tonight reports from Scoblc township, say that there are iires over practically the whole country ant tho farmers are'hard pressed for wa ter. There are also reports that th.ad been in rogress for some tinio bui liie man- gcment never had any intention of naking a demonstration of any kind., t so happened, however, that a par- y of men interested in the concern ame in this morning by special car. CATASTROPHE NARROWLY AVERTED LIGHTNING KILLS CHILD Sintaluta, Sask., Sept. thunder storm this afternoon light- ning struck the tower of the Spring Coulee school and descended into the )orch where a number of children and he teacher, were standing, and kill- ed Anna, the daughter of David Rail- ton, reeve of the Indian Head Rural municipality. A of other children felt the effects of the shock, but were not injured. Two Hundred Men Taken From Burn- ing Tunnel STRIKERS ARE VERY CHEERFUL Have Confidence That Sir Thomas Shaughnessy Will Stop Strike RACE STILL CLOSE St. Louis and Cleveland Win Games New York beat, Brooklyn yesterday "4 to 3 and increased its lead over Chicago and Pittsbiug. in National League race. The'standing now is: r Club New York Chicago Pittsburg Won -82 82 Lost 46 51 51 P.O. .641 r620 .61 Yakable Ore On Kennedy Greet ST. PETERSBURG CHOLERA St.. to noon there_haye .been reported in St. Petersburg. 240 cfees and 60 deaths from Asiatic; This is almost double yesterUayV.m'Cord. Among the stricken is Abrmuff, an of- ficer giment in the .Life Guards. HeXis'ithe first, among the better class-Of? the population to autitotitics have given orders that all these be removed to police r sta- tions so that the prisoners may be disinfected. SOUTH BRUCE CANDIDATE Ont., Sept. H. Mackenzie, M. P., was renontinated for the House of Commons by South Bruce Liberals. GERMANY PLEASED WITH THE NOTE attacked" by the largest of the mals and painfully injyred before the brute could be..driven away from her. The struggle of Miss to cape and her cr-ies for help caused the crowd -to panic stricken and it ;wa.s..-with difficulty that the police prevented the spectators from Mr. J. IT. .Van Pelt.- of the Reid Mining Co., has just .returuetl from the mine known as the Van Pelt near line of Al- berta on the north fork of Kennedy Cretik. -He reports having stuck a new body Of ore wry rich in copper and carrying silver and gold, also CARDSTON SHIPPING GRAIN Wwh To Gd Information Abwrt Ae Tenns stampeding. Several women fainted. thcro arc The excitement also caused the other bears, to act ugly, and this further frightened the crowd. It was some time before, order could be restored. Miss Woods will recover. St. Louis beat the Detroit Tigers 5 to .2 by hitting Dpnovan hard and .timely. Cleveland Climbed up the ladder by defeating Chicago 10-4. The American League standing is: Club Won .Lost P.O. Detroit" 75 56 Chicago 75 iifl Cleveland 75 GO- St. "Louis 73 59 .573 .560 .555 .553 CANADIANS DISAPPOINTS CtARESHOLM SCOTTISH DID i Sept.' the 34th innual cricket match between the States and Canada which was AGRICULTURALISTS NOT STOP OFF THERE Claresholm, Sept. di.sop- pointment wn.s felt here that the Scot- tish agriculturalists did not visit our district the more especially as they were fully expected and it was on their time table thatv they were to get off here. They must have been entertained1' too well at Lethbridge. There is not a large representation of the Caledonian race in this dis- trict and we could with a few more make the distribution of nationalities more even. Roy Wallace and Abncr Case havej dissolved thrjr partnership in the Claresholm livery barn and the lat- ter will now carry on the business. A few more cars are at the elevators today. Mr. and Mrs. George Simpson have returned from an extended visit to the Eeast. The new fire hall in Third avenue North is now complete and is a very suitable building. Frank McCoy was tried., on Thurs- day in Macteod on the charge of breaking into Tesky Robertson's store and Stealing ft revolver, but he stated that he got tho weapon from another man and was discharged. John Nelson was up on Friday be- fore C. S..Hotchkiss, a charge of assaulting 0. 0. Bigelow near Meadow Creek and was remanded to ;tiirted on the grounds of the Ger- man town Cricket club at Manheim, Mie Canadians were outplayed being dismissed' in the first innings the. total of 36. The home players pui together 173 runs before play closed .'or day._The Canadians will be compelled to do some phenomena] batting when play is resumed to- morrow in "order to avoid defeat. six veins or more running parallel with one another and meeting on this property. Mr. Vaa Pelt has always contended that such would be thij case and has now proved it by cross'tutting the vein on the E. W. Reid claim and strik- ing a vein twenty-one feet.wide, with well defined very..rich ore- all through the vein. He is now starting a tho creek..seven hundred feet lower than the cross-cut running the main vein. Between the tunnel and the cross- cut he has opened up one of tho veins four and a half feet wide for a dis- tance of ono hundred iwd fifty feet on the surface. Tie is very enthus- iastic over his new strike and feels Assured in the near future he will open up the greatest topper mine in this section. This mine is situated thirty-live miles from t'nrdston, which the near- est railroad point and through which place the machinery and supplio-s be shipped. FARMERS BUSY THRESHING- SCOTCHMEN" ENTERTAIN- ED C'sirdston, Sept. The thorough- fares of our embryo city are lined with four horse teams these days, all loaded with -oui? farmers'- "Albsrta Dr. Griswold has some ten teams from his farmsne'ar Kimball and is out for at least five more. "Mr. Jas. Nielson has been thresh- ing at his farm just east of Aetna and has had a largo force of men anti teams on tho road making' his de- liveries. He oxpt-ctrt to finish this Berlin, Sept. provisional ex- amination of the joint Franco-Span- ish note on the subject of the recog- nition of Mulai Hand as Sultan of Morocco which was transmitted to the powers signatory to the Algecir- ias conference yesterday causes _the impression at the German foreign "of- fice that the note "is only the first document in what is likely to be an correspondence among the powers. The separation of the ques- tion concerning the cost of occupa- tion by French troops from the con- ditions by which Mulai Hafid is to be recognized, is considered Kere somewhat simplifying the controversy A STRIKER WOUNDED Shot By He Accosted Sensation In Winnipeg though in" the end the cost of occu- pation is likely to bo a hard problem i to solve, .depending much upon how Threshing is also in accounts ure to be reckoncd. The German reply will be. returned to the French and Spanish governments only aftt-r deliberate consideration, probably of several woeks. Among the points upon which" Go.r- many id to ask for fuller in- formation from France and Spain is the paragraph concerning Mulai Ha- fid's acceptance of all the treaties entered into by Abdel Aziz. Abdel Axiz Ls supposed to have made some secret conventions with France while M. Renault was French min- ister at Tangier and the powers can with propriety uetiumrt information regarding these agreements. The strikers ccntiuue continue in excellent spirits and apparently are enjoying their holiday. The reports received encouraging than ever. The local men say that meet- ings are being held in "England to warn men against coming to work for the C.P.R.. The circulars say in are nearing a crucial time in the history of'this great fight. We have met a number of trying times and proved the quality of the noble army of battling for a princi- ple. Victory is within'our one. weeks at the most will see every man return to WOL-K provided there is no break in our ranks anywhere. The company has staked, their all.; on the men. breaking and" which occurred at least. two weeks ago. We know it. We also knowi the company hold out two weeks more unless some indication of a, break shows up next week. This is no pipe dream. R'haughnessy said, no later tlmn today that he believes in organ- ization, and still you know his lieu- tenants are fighting the organization with intent to kill. -Mr. Shaughnessy can be hoodwinked for a time, but not all the time, and before another week passes, he will have occasion to doubt the men who are responsible for the strike that is costing so much and putting the roiul in bad re- pute. Mr. dbcn not know the actual condition on the line, but we are taking steps to open his eyes, and the gentlemen who are deceiving him will compelled -to move to- wards, a. settlement to save them- selves. x Detroit, Mich., Sept. first double fatality to be charged to the construction of the Michigan Central tunnel under thu Detroit river occur- red early today in shaft No. 4 of the Canadian approacli to the tunnel when two men were suffocated to death by smoke from burning tim- bers and tar paper in the shaft and two others were temporarily over- come by srnoke while attempting to the shaft in a rescue party, v The dead are: William Kimball, superintenderit of Shafts Nos. 1 and 2. Bierl Johnson, a carpenter. The fire was put out about 3 a.m. after the air pressure maintained constantly up to that time had suf- fered because of smoke that hinder- ed, the rescuers. The blaze was'con- fined to the timbers constituting the fals.work inside the cement wall and .he loss will probably -not exceed About 200 men were working the tunnel when the fire broke jut. It was necessary to pass the mfh slowly through the air lock as they had been working under air pressure. All were reported checked out of the shaft. Kimball and Johnson ap- parently lost their lives through ro- curning into the burning shaft to look "or men who might possibly have bsen left behind. Their bodies were both found near the foot of the stairs leading down tlie entrance of the shaft. WETASKIWIN MYSTERY SOLVED appear before the Judge here. District Court Man., Sept. peg experienced its first real sensa- tion in connection with the strike last night when a man alleged to be Daniel Hepncr discharged a 38 inre revolver almost point blank at Kirk, one of vthe striking me- chanics, seriously wounding him in the abdomen. The victim was with a number of companions near tho entrance to the west gates when on unknown man walked out of the yards. Kirk was reluctant to let the stranger proceed and following him a short distance, accosted tine man and enquired if he was employed in the Yards. For answer the other and wheeling around pointed it direct ly at Kirk, at the, same time ex- claiming in. on excited voice, "Keep back or I'll shoot." Kirk said to old Leishman farm purchased by Walter Low Co., and grain deliv- eries arc being nuule front this point also. Another Babe Taktn The infant dnughlrr of7.Mr. and Mrs.'Andrew Archibald, aged 16 months, died on Friday evening last. The immediate cause is said to have been throat trouble and general weak- ening through dysentry. funeral will he held today at 2 p.m. This is the third young child to pass away in the last few weeks. It is to be hoped that death's harvest among the infants is now over. Wedding At the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Nye on Thursday evening last there was a quiet but enjoyable wedding. Pres. Edw. J. Wood was the officiating clergyman and the principals were Mr. Erastus Frodsham and Miss Edith Draper. For tho present the happy young couple will reside in Cardston. A Well Timed Visit By-special train the party of Scotch ocricultnralists arrived to HAS STARTED Young Boys Confess to Accidental Shooting of Their Brother Wetaskiwin, Sept. myster- ious death of the fifteen year old named" was fnunO shot dead iti" the home of his parents in the south end of Wctaskiwui SJor, day has at last been solved by Sergt. Phillips and have beon working on the case for the post week. The two younger toys 'a god eight and thirteen years, on Saturday made the statement that the deceas- ed was shot accidentally by the younger of the two .who was exam- ining the loaded firearm upon shelf of the kitchen. As they became' frightened they improvised the theory ;it first toid the police. It was t-j the that Billy, the oldest of the' three who were playing- outside, the course of time ran to the houso for something and the others ran to the window and the thirteen year old hoy peeped in and saw his brother lying prostrate on the floor and a man standing with his back to the window looking at a revolver. They were very much frightened and ran quite a distance and seeing a man emerge from the house and watched him disappear into the bush near by. Port. Arthur, Sept. rush of grain from the local elevators to the east may said to have well started. At the Canadian Northern today the Rosemont loaded bushels of grain, the Seguin and the Dundiv sailing tonight. They