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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta gio- au ith- are The 01 the hat aecL 3rd Lid il- Herald MUCH DAMAGE BY FOREST FIRES Number Of Districts In Ontario Suffer Severely Port William, Sept. Grcs near the city and camps at Loch Lo- mond water .works. burned fiercely last night and the line men had a NUMBER JIMMY GOING STRONG To.-onto, Sept, Rey- nolds, the Port Hope barber, arrived at the King Edward hotel at 10.05 last riight having walked from Port Hope which place he left at six yes- torda morning. He was in. pretty fair condition. Reyriolds started on the return journey at midnight, con- fident in his ability to make the round trip in 33 hours. AYLESWORTH RETURNING Toronto, SWept. F. Ayles- worth, son of Hon. A. B. Aylesworth, says his father is hurrying from Vi- enna where he has been undergoing reatment for his hearing. -His con- dition has considerably improved and ie. will again stand for North York. THREE DROWN NEAR FORT FRANCIS STRIKEBREAKER hard fight to save the power line from destruction.- The flames YELLOW JACK IN Havana, Sept.' of yel- iow fever in Havana is re- ported and an order has bec.i issued Gasoline Boat Upset In Rapids Man Saved WAS ARRESTED ANTI-HUGHES MEN PUT DP DR. HILL the city. from coming "uto forbidding the officers and are I Camp Columbia spreading toward Squaw Bay settle meat only about half, a mile distant, and tonight reports' from" Scoble township say that there are "fires ovei practically the whole country and the farmers are hard pressed for wa- ter. There are also reports that tho camps on the Port Arthur, Duluth and Western line have been uunied out. North Bay, Sept. lo.v-Bush fires are bad in this .vicinity. At Salan- der thelumber" mills are .closed down toenable the employees to fight the names. Powassen is almost surround .ed and the residents are At Sudbury the fires are within a hun- dred yards oft the C.P.R. station. Kingston, Ont., Sept.. force engaged by the Kingston and Pembroke Railway .-is busily engaged GOTSTUCK IN AN ENGINE Hours Spent To Re- lease a C. P.ER si Mechanic Toronto, Sept. For eight hours fighting forest fires around Folger station in Xorth Audington. efforts havc been the C. P. R. roundhouse to release a me- chanic who crawled into the box of Fires have bee spreading during the past few days and are now quite j an, eneine ddm he P'Pes- fierce. The lumber stock of Gillies of Braezid is also in dan- ger. The firm's men are working .to save it. Ottawa, Ont.. ..Sept. of damage coming from the north shore, tell, of extensive damage from fire on the Kazeubazua plain, which at one time stood a good chance of! being chosen as Canada's big gun practicerground. The loss twill run into many thousands of dollars. got stuck In the bottom" at three" in the sfternoon aud men were working Fort .Francis, Ont., Sept. triple droning accident occurred here this morning at the upper rapids op- posite Pithers' Point, whereby Capt. H. J. Sissons, John Lockhart and P.atchison were drowned through the capsizing- IMr. Sissons' gasoline launch. The mishap, which took place at 10.45, was witnessed by sev- eral persons from the shore ttt Ean- I ier, who were powerless to do very much to aid them. A. W. Doyle, who was with Jfr.. Sissons. was the only one When the- latter was interviewed immediately after the ac- cident said the party was on its way to" Christie's saw mill.' While passing under the bridge in try ing'to make the. rapids, the current caught the boat, causing it to swerve. When caught sideways by the'rushing wa- ters, it immediately turned over on one side and filled with water; Cling- ing- to the upturned boat, the men floated some three hundred_ feet into an eddy where the boat suddenly w'ent down. Doyle was the only man to come up and he owed his life to a (From Saturday's Daily.) Constable Sllliker --artsted A. J. Pyle, a .strike breaker last night for "carrying concealed fire-arms. Pyle and his wife came from the States two months ago and worked for the C. P. R. in Calgary before coming here a short time ago. He laid a complaint yesterday, to the effect that he wa.s followed and threatened by Roosevelt the strikers. .The' complaint was' laid that lie carried concealed fire- arms although'in neither case could proof be given until last night. Constable Silliker followed Pyle up- stairs at the Windsor and latrr found that he thrown the gun out of the window; when "'he knew that the constable was shadowing him. The case comes- uji ou Monday and promises to be: an interesting one. Pyl'.? is out on bail. FJRE GUARDIANS BUSY Warning and instructions to Settler Regarding Fire Guards and Taft May Interfere In Hughes' Favor f N. Y., Sept, David J. Hill of Rochester, ambassa- dor of the United States to Germany, is the man whom "the anti-Hughe leaders have decided .upon as their The Chief Fire Guardian report-, that upwards of eighty convictions have been secured by the E. N. W M. P. and Fire Guardians under th" Prairie Fires Ordinance since the first of January. Owirjg to the num- bor of. fires and the great amount of damaged caused thereby it is hoped that H itlfrs, camp-en, and sportsmen wjll use "wry precaution to prevent the .spread of. fire. The Department would ifcomini'nd that every farmer, and ranchu- .Construct fire guards around buildings arid stacks- by ploughing'to a width of not less than twenty 'feet. Do not attempt to guard property by burning a guard without having the space to be burn- ed surrounded by a ploughed guard of cot'lsss than twenty feet in width, otherwise the party so doing will be cushion which he saw floating near him. In the meantime Capt. Eko or the .Dan Patch, who saw the acci- dent, hastened to the spot-where tiie with coal chisels to cut the boiler atjboat vent dowjl> bllt when he arriv- eleven. A -doctor was in attendance j ed Doyle was a1'ove thc for a while. John Dies Soon After Bringing His Train In TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS RANCHERS FINED Not Advertising Stray Act to Be Enforced Isaac Coyne was stubbed in-a card came on. the steamer Rapid King near Cornwall last night; "Miss Clayton, an English girl ami "Lee L.OU, a Chinese merchant, were married in .Victoria. B. C., yesterday. Stirling of Picton, Ont... was killed" by a. runaway team yes- tcrda I-. A RICHfSTRIKE NEAR BOUNDARY he Winnipeg 'Street Railway Co. Pincher. Creek. Sept. well- offers to the city, with ten J. H. Diacqyers Valuable Ore On Kennedy Creek Calgary, Alta.; .Sept, many- friendsof John, KfcGaiTv were much shocked to sudden death which Hat, yesterday j afternoon" at 2.30' Cosmopolitan Hotel. He had: been complaining week but kept on working took his train out Sunday "morning-guing east oh Aro. 96. Hat McGarry went to .his hotel.and there complain- ed- of feeling unwell saying he. would go to bed. going upstairs he summoned an attendant, asking him to. if etch; him ;soms; as. he felt ill and. had a'chill. VDeceasesd; lirow.ev.t'Jj'.died before'the attendant r-e- ttirned and the doctor pronounced death due, disease. Deceas- ed was one of con- ductors on 'the main line. candidate for governor to defeat the renontniatiori of Governor Hughes were slow in getting about -this' having been in confer- ence until about 3 oclbck this morn- ing and" developments were tardy The anti-Hughes men said that Hill would certainly ba "nominated "un- They -admitted that 'they 'meant "unless there is irresistible interference from head- quarters, President Roosevelt, -the .Republican national committee and Saratoga. 'N. Y., Sept. chairman Woodruff said to the Asso- ciated Press at, 1.20 p.m. that Gov- ernor Hughes would be nominated on ballot. Senator-Withe would be the nominee -for Xieut.-Goveraor. Mayor G.'atis of Albany for comptrol- ler. We are working now on the rest of the ticket. I liable to presecution for infraction of CATASTROPHE NARROWLY AVERTED Two Hundred Men Taken From Burn- ing Tunnel: the .Ordinance. STRIKERS ARE VERY CHEERFUL D-troit, Mich., Sept. first double fatality to bs charged to the obstruction of the Michigan Central unnel under the Detroit, river occur- ed early today in shaft, No. 4 of tBe Canadian .approach to the tunnel when Have Confidence That Sir Thomas Shaughnessy Will Stop Strike BRUCE CANDIDATE Walkerton, ;0nt... Sept. H' "M.: P- was renominated for the House "ot Commons 'by South Bruce Liberals.- GERMANY PLEASED WITHTHENOTE known ranchers, whose names -are Geberat and Thiboutet, were fined this week, by Inspector Belcher for not complying with the regulations regarding stray animals. They did not advertise them within, the re- quired time limit. These are some- what unusual cases, not because such instances do not occur, but. rather because this clause of the la'w -has never before been enforced. It is thousand horse power at SlS.-iO per horse power per annum. Sterling 3'tinaker of i'icton, Ont., aged 21, had his neck broken by "be- ing thrown from hit rig in runaway. Arthur Logan, of Wiarton, Ont., d going to look after the matter i future. aged twenty, was drowned dock slip yesterday. S. Saddler, a had hit "he. drive-belt if ins Charles luJIed by a livr Y., today. Minii J. 11. Van Pelt, of the -Reid Co., has just returned from the mine known as the Van Pelt mine near the boundary- line of Al- berta on the north fork of Kennedy I Creek. He reports having stuck a i new body of ore very rich in copper and carrying1 silver and gold, also INDUS ARE BEING DEPORTED Vancouver.. B. C... Sept Twelve Hindus rounded up during the past But Wants To Get More Information About tfie Terms days vv ill deported to Hon in (running .parallel ;-with one another and meeting on this property. Mr. Kong on .the next outgoing Empress liner by order of Dr. M6nroe, medi- car immigration officer. A number of them voluntarialy asked to be shipped across to China. The Hindus had Shot By Strikebreaker Whom He Accosted Sensation In Winnipeg Winnipeg, Man., Sept. peg experienced its first real sensa- tion in connection with the strike last night when a man alleged to be Daniel Hepner discharged a 38 cal- ibre revdlver almost point blank at Kobert Kirk, one of vthe striking me- chanics, seriously wounding, him in the abdomen. The victim was seated with a number of companions near the entrance to the west gates when an unknown man walked out ,of the yards. Kirk was reluctant to let the stranger proceed and following him a short distance, accosted the onan and enquired if he was employed in thc yards. For answer the other man drew a large sized-nickeled revolver! and wheeling around pointed it direct ly at Kirk, at the same time ex-j claiming in an excited voice, "Keep back or I'll shoot." Kirk said to the man, "You have done for your- self now, you will be arrested for having a revolver." He had hardly stopped speaking when thc gun flash- ed fire and Kirk fell to the ground, the bullet having entered the 7'ight side of the body two inches above the hip. bone. During thc excitement the perpetrator of the deed escaped, but was arrested later lodged .'n jail. Kirk was taken to the general hos- pital where an operation was ccl. The wound is a serious one. but he may recover. Hepner denies all knowledge of the shooting. ore all through, the vein. He is now starting- a tunnel on -the 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 the veins four and a half feet wide for a dis- f one Van Pelt has always .contended that come by direct passage from India, such would, he the case and has now j They will be landed at Kong Kon- proved it !--y cross cutting the vein j where tin-re is a large Hindu on the W. Keid claim and strik- tion. Most of those on the list for a vein twenty-one feet wide, with deportation were out of work and de- well defined very rich J pendent upon their countrymen for support. Dr. Monroe is making a careful investigation of the situation as regards the turbaned immigrants. He expects that very large numbers will have to be shipped to Hong Kong within the next few months -owing to the liklihood of .suspension of work at which the Orientals are 'employ- ed. With the approach of fall various on the surface. TTc is very enthus- I iastic over his new strike and feels other avenues that enabled the Bin-' many assured in the near future he will j to get in a living will be. closed. open np the greatest copper mine in) this section. This mine THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO B. E. WA1KER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager ESTABLISHED is situated' thirty-live miles from Cardston. which the near- est railroad point and through xvlilc! place the machinery and supplies w.i be shipped'-. WETASKIWIN MYSTERY SOLVED Paid-up Capital. Reserve Fund, Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England Deposits of and upwards are received and interest allowed at current rates. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of the number or by the survivor. 114 Lethbridge Branch C. G. K. Nourse, Manager Wetaskiwin. Sept. myster- ious death of the fiiteen year old named Dous, who was four..-J shot dead in the home of his parents in the south end of Wetaskiwia Mor, day has at last been solved by Sergt. Phillips and Nicholas, who have boon tbe case for p.ust week. The two younger hoys ,-igod eight and thirteen years, on Saturday made the statement that, the much and putting the road in bad re- pute. 3Ir. Shaughnessy doos 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 he compelled to 'move to- wards a settlement to save them- selves. two men were suffocated tcr daath by smoke from burning tim--" bers end .tar paper in the shaft and two others were temporarily over- come by smoke .while attempting to-, >nter the shaft in a rescue party.- The dead are: William Kim ball, superintendent of Shafts >Tos. 1 and 2. Bierl Johnson; a carpenter. The fire was put out about 3 ajn, 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 falsework inside the cement wall and the loss will probably not exceed About 200 men were working in the tunnel when 'the fire broke out. It was necessary to pass the men slowly through the air- lock as they had been working under air pressure. checked out of the shaft. KImball and Johnson-ap- parently lost their lives through re- turning into the burning shaft to look for men who might possibly have been ,left behind. Their bodies w.ere both .found near the. foot of the stairs leading down the entrance of the shaft. New Westminster-Intermediate la- crosse" team won the provincial cham- pionship on Saturday defeating Van- couver 6 to 4. RETURN OF SIPTON Ottawa, Ont. Sept. A rumor is afloat- that Hon. Clifford Sifton is to be restor- ed to the Government shortly but without portfolio for the present. GRAIN RUSH HAS STARTED Port Arthur; Sent, 14. The rush of grain from the local elevators t thc cast may be said to have we started. At the Canadian Norther today the Rosemont bushels of the Seguin and the Dundee They ar sailing tonight. The receipts at th elevators today amounted to 13 cars and the stock is now bushels. Open Ontario Campaign At Niagara Falls Free Rural Mail Delivery Announced went to Squaw Bay for the Thunder Bay contracting company to protect their plant thorc. It has not return- ed and is supposed to be still fighting tho lire, JUMPED TO HIS DEATH London, Out.., Sept. Judge, 25 years old, suffering from ty- phoid fever, jumped from a window of the Victoria Hospital yesterday, sustaining injuries which caused his death. Ottawa, Sept. Wilfrid Laur ier, and Hon. Rudolphe Lcinicux left for Niagara Fails tonight, The post master general in his speech tonight will, it is said, make an important announcement with regard to the speedy ma.il delivery frid introduction of in Canada, arranging for free rural Sir l-Vil- a. meeting in Waterloo county before he finishes his Ontario tour. The Libr-rals feel confident of being able to redeem North Waterloo in the coming contest, and Sir WilfricFs visit will materially assist toward the re- sult. His itinerary after the end of the month has not yet definitely de- cided, but if possible he will make a tour of the west. This Land must be Sold The Prices speak for themselves and I speak for the land by saying that it's A 1, and that land, all around these pieces are selling: for and per acre Here is a chance to get m like the fellow who came two years W.Half of Sec. 24.11.23 at per acre cash, or at cash and balance In 4 equal annual pay. ments. RAILWAY THROUGH-AT All Sec. 8.10.24. A great section with a railroad through at only er acre, with terms to suit. The land office is attain by thc anxious crowd. Fifteen hundred hove accompli shed ih'cir mission aiid over fivo hundred more are patiently or impatiently waiting. Those de- siring preemptions will be protected tomorrow as they have not been able to gain admittance before tho time c.liottcd expired. Tt is expected that there will bo a big rush tomorrow. Ovor two hundred tickets were hand- ed out this morning and over two thousand Lo tiute. W. R. Bobbin Rooms 1 l Southard JUIL MONEY TO LOAN "ON FARMS ;