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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta FffifflAN WA: BLOW I (By Oscar F. C. Pay. in the Sutur-duy livening Post.) j j Whon the Vnited Slates paid .vn-j Adams knew ho must havt. patience! ty millions for the of for another vear. i it was to the fur the purchaser j in tht> ol 'V pounds i looked for u return on the -iuvesi-j in !lelds j ment. When gold began to pour iu !lhe lamous StCm uml Club from ihiit great countrv the invest- i m that Watchuisf i ment was uronoimeed ffOod. But "ut.j Mr. Adams; Roid alone was Alaska the Same day srce" hcads! i to repay those early statesmen 'wheut and hcad8 Engine Explodes speculation. the iatttir so w i after the vellow metal was larger than the ordinary wheat ied. there cume an aged farmer to aub .wheat iWftmctl hardiy Ithat far norihland. aud took back to faru'u' The was j the States the basis for wealth to Then Nature a hiimi' aud a .'country by the side of which the the killd came- down the ordinary wheat until it I "A Sound Mind in a Healthy Body" The regular use of "BOVRIL" ensures both. It keeps the body fit and the mind res- ponsive to the demands of active life." jurlng a Man Who Was Threshing gold from the hills and icy rive Sept. li.-About 11 j beds should pale into significant. o clock this morning the boiler of a j threshing machine belonging to Jas J WaS' in' thM Abrahiiln Ad- Boyle, of Oswaka, exploded, severely WaS not fit tO harvest' Toronto, September mad dog running: furiously up and down the aisless caused a panic among the mouruers' at a funeral service in. St. Michael's cathedral. The- dog tore past the door keepers and frothing at the mouth, ran yelping into the build- among the people gathered there requiem mass. 'A policeman was called aud the officer finally ,shot the dog with a revolver. I THANKSGIVING DAY OCT. I9TH. Thanksgiving Day will be held on Monday, Oct. 19. Ii was decided some time ago that hereafter for the coti- venieace of commercial travel- lers and others who spend -ftnly Sunday at home, that Thanksgiving Bay should be celebrated on Monday OI injuring several men, one of thcrn probably fatally. The accident took place on farm of. Alex. Irwin, Oswaka. The s of the injured arc: John Ho- Wltfa The farmer. discouraged went out jto his Alaska whoat fields anf, gawj who- had lhat thc sturdy stcms had Uvj to ,vithstood the ;.to Jmd al test. He had enough for a test j TOWNS ON LAKE SUPERIOR from winter grown. Taking this to j HAVE TO FIGHT experimental station, he sooa re-1 HARD r MIV JUIU tue great West to farm lt. was taken ds wan a desire to try his fortunes in j Xow WttS tbe tiinc to make his fin. a. Leaving his ranch he made 1 a trip to the land of promise and of her, of Huntingdon. Que.; Wilfrid fr-i hut of his win, William Boyle, of Oswaka, Turning his at-j ceivcd a re-port which njade another man., a stranger iron, Onto-! On then to he drifted; the first time sure that hc t John Moher. the fireman, was S 'the COaSt of easteni j thing- worth giving to the most -seriously injured lie current flows, nearly station chcmist wroV_ terribly scalded abo-.t th> bn-a'st face, besides' having a wr-und on tL :ot head. Be i twohuaufwl -'feet from he that he was not ktue- is1 marvellous, n ov'i he is still 'unconsciou; and" the his exteat of his injuries.is jiot known. He found many beautiful bays. __________'.' 1 splendid beaches, sweeps of timber, and meadows heavy with juicy f the larger towns on the range. 4 o'clock yesterday aftetiioon, ng, the largest of them all Duluth for assistance and a tire Angeles, Sept. case of bubonic plague has been discovered. The patient is a boy named Mulhol- land and is convalescont. Three weeks ago the boy found a sick squir- rel in the park and picked it up. The squirrel bit the boy on the hand. Sickness followed and the attending physician declared it to be bubon- ic plague. Other physicians were cal- led into consultation and it was dia- prospectors are re- of the est strikes ever made in the at Gowganda, She east a branch of the Montreal river. Kund a vein of sih.r in one placL' shoveled of silver nuj- Eobert E. Young, operator of cyanide plant was wounded over the ...____ right eye and cannot recover. Wilbur I 35 feet long and" Rand was shot in the left leg. Miss up eight flour sacks V1 Cople was brought t'o Cripple Creek. gets. The find has ma.le a. Accordmg to the mother's story the i tjon and it is stated that have Pn i i "J men were shouting and singing and the girl stepped out upon stoop and requested them to desist. One of the men, she declares, fired at the already been offered for the claim. Calga An that engine ready for shipmemj Covered that the'lcTutai by tram. A telephone park are affected with the disease. eiy shot sne nred took effect. As j Victoria hotel. so011 as men AN EXCITING TIME BUT NO FIRE es. Here and there were traces of wheat showed by chemical ana.'.ysisi safe later held in ready lor a somewhat higher protein convent i shiPmeilt at anJ' time stating that (this being- an indication of its oro- i ihe crisis aPPeared to be passed. More j than 'residents of Hibbing- for nothing of promising quan- ff v. u j .bable strengtn ior Dreaa-maiclUiT T'Ur-. -'poses.) I am inclined to think hutl flames all night 'long, surp discovery. Lodged m a stamping bush fires and wetting down nook under protecting rock, sheltered u J. the fields about the town to keep the Blue Stem for flour-making purposes.; fire from spreading. This the disease.. No other cases have been discovered i and it is believed that there will be ried and has three children, no spread of the plague. j William fl x- arasted the office and asked to" be' a deputy sneriff. >oung is mar- to the lavatorv> (From Thursday's a phono call j lng human that could have came in to the fire hall saying there i it. On was. a fire. The team, were out 'u j away tbe a. little slower time thun usual but was wheat lhftt from the winds, was a .little familiar InVeSti L should test! town is reported safe. a p ,-01 whfinever vou me Similar espfiriraces was growing, tar zrom any hv, ltv fop that J froni a dozen otber range Sept. the Allan liner.'HcspsrianV last trip to Glas- gow, a queer incident happened on i The unfortunate man went the wrong direction and in ___ j passing through the kitchen, fell St. Petersburg, Sept. As-j tlown the cellar stairs. He was later iatic cholera is spreading in St. Pet- found unconscious and removed ersburg and the sudden jump in the statistics is taken to mean that the knees he pulled was certainly y got off, the iiosc waggon going :ripeaing. The explorer sought am- up Kedpath and the chemical do wri-i thick stems for some heads. reported ..while the vessel was in mid- j Clty authorit5es failed to take proper uti These are the facts about the. won-.J so far as if. known there have been derail wheat o: which the world vill J others destroyed. Bevey had as soon be talking-. Farmers do not be-I a fieht as Hibbing and the resi- lieve it; wheat speculators do notj ot" Coleraine, two miles away to go to their assistance. All the schools Among the passengers was a from Paisley, who had come to the 'Hesperian' to visit the r husband- had ;e believe it; but those who have .tra- .s has had his fields surveyed; and has absolute proof .of th> yield! irom ettc-h field, lie has tried his wheat in other lands and in, some night. IS PICKING UP the fire was. One. of. the lines on the him and he was just about to give chemical engine team's harness broke j up, when he discovered one head of so that the team went tearing- down wheat almost intact. A gi- Eound St. without control. Tom-i ffantic head it was! Fully four ia- Kane made a hero of himself by j ches long with its bearding I I----------------------- running; out and grabbing th. big j and broad in proportion "1r withi I-ITOhrn niTPflllinO thundered along and j Packing the head carefully awav. yng onoo them until he stopped j the old man brought it back with tnem In front of Howard Co.'sj him to his ranch at Juliaetta Ida store. 02 .they went meeting j ho. Not a word did he sav to hi- Uiehose near the Central I neighbors of his find. Whether it was School but no sign of the fire. Bad: j wild wheat or not he could not sav. they went to Redpath St. where they Perhaps some wild bird had filled out over the phone that the crop with the brains of an unknown fire was on Courtland west of j region, where it grew native, and the Barracks. A diligent search aid- j coming to Alaska deposited the seed ed by scores of citizens who followed in a fertile spot. And yet it was the brigade revealed no fire. The j only curiosity that moved Abraham brigade had been buncoed. Adams. He never dreamed of his The incident is not useless however Cnd of any value except as an It reveals the fact that the citizens experiment his own pleasure, as yet have not learned to use the j Jn the fall of 1904 Mr. Adam; fire alarm boxes. As a result the Planted his head of Alaska wheat on brigade is Hkely noc to Itnow where and all-too-dry natur- the fin- is. Telephone calls are very al of Idalio. Tt ffrew rapidlv likely to be taken wrong as was the i wllen the sprin, cantly died in a western town. .On her arrival in "Montreal 'she at once proceeded to the town, where her husband's remains lay. After viewing, his last resting place, she a few valuables ready to flee at camf to conclusion that it would notice fought the fires all i "s for her to leave her husband's body in far away Canada. Her next step was to have the re- closed and er pacb- As a List test, Mr. Adams sent I single heads oi the wheat to other! parts of the country where he1 had men he could trust to plant and as-j certain the result. Reports are just I coming to him. and he finds that in! BIGGER DEMAND FOR PRO- other states his "Alaska wheat does! better, than on its home soil. Alabama a head was planted Decem-j ber 31, was up January an inch .broad DUCT OF'COAST MILLS Vancouver, B. C.; Sept. mains dug up and cremated and placed in a jar. Taking her; precious load to Mont- real, she at once engaged passage on the which was to sail next day. After the vessel had been about'five ouUrom Montreal, the lady was j the city. There7 with an odd notion, for she de-1 new cases in three days. The against the epidemic, the suspicions of which were discov- ered a fortnight ago. The bulletin issued last night reported two cases and1 eighteen deaths besides a large number existing within the city lim- its. The health commissioners ad- mit that 102 cases are being watch- ed. One hundred doctors have been drafted into the cholera squad at a salary of ..a. day. The city has chartered a special .-tank steamer to distribute boiled water to the barges where a large percentage of the cuses have been found. A case of cholera is reported from Peterhof. St. Petersburg, Sept. Pe- tersburg has jumped to first place among the cholera infected centres in Russia. The disease has all the Holy Cross hospital. to Glasgow, Sept. -remarkable scene was witnessed this afternoon at a meeting of the city council. Crowds of the unemployed gathered in St. George's Square before thc council convened and a delegation of twelve was admitted to the meeting. The councillors received the delegation by -ng from their seats. The spokes- man of the unemployed said that ne- ver before had there been such cEs- in Glasgow. "Every human said the man, "is entitled to ood. '..IVc'inake no outrageous re- quest. We are only here 'to plead'for the souls of men aud women. We only demand work." The chancellor replied with deep He said that -the council had received the delegation in a spf- cided to. have the remains of her husband buried at sea. A clergvman cipality has -placed the sum of 500 at the immedate disposal of the waist- lumbering and the 1 I pecent and .Miss 'Janet Duff, youngest Shannon, lumber merchant. the VSoo- train for an extended I through Canada and the United J. Kackie, son States before tahfrt- un their resi the late Thomas Jackie, M.P, rience at of the poor become .so cheap that of the coast miUg ft there will be no Or will mrm i cancellation oi the farm property rise j daughter of the late John Duff, Esq., in Ivnox Church, Rev. isi mills. conjecture, but these I'M ings are cer-l tain: j Having tested the grain as winter wheat. Mr. Adams saved his seven Winnipeg, cry the west to work in the harves from fields j pounds to trv as wheat, and The wheut Alaska has withstand ha.il if tr It will withstand frost. given us wiUlpYnTPMSMT i JLUIVA i juiujuii i The wedding was very quiet, no in- vitations having been issued but a large number of friends of bride and bridegroom gathered in the church to Tne officiating clergyman was JRev. Father Proulx, of Biscotasing. Tne bride, who was ncr father, ed in a satin embroidered filet net and carried a shower bouquet of lilies of the valley and green Rajah silk with trimming d she wore a Paris hat i to match, given awav by J i. 1 he drawiiH was magnificently gown- received. room, where the bride was beautifully decorated roses and smilax, the irried out in the Jin 1906 he planted the whole seven It grows hard wheat from fail .sow-! attend the ceremony. At nine o'clock hair fern. She was attended j pounds. Sturdilv it grew, and when! ing. K agam becoming a loud one, and j it was harvested he weighed in it yields the conditions of laborers are evident- pounds. His Alaska find had brok- acre. up to 222 bushels to the! ly getting serious. It was thought that sufficient men had come to the country but this is iar from the case. Hundreds are still wanted to do the on the world's record for wheat yield! It will 'grade up to Xo 1 hard GRiAT NORTHERN EXPECTED TO More than two hundred and twenty-j It wiJl turn the vast areas of Mis-i two bushels to the acre was the ra- souri and the South and in the" tio of yield, and that without any West into hard wheat The scarcity is principally from Al- berta: where very few harvest hands can be got. Yesterday SOO men came from the east .and were sent to Ed- monton and the .surrounding districts. they left the city they all had positions. It is chiefly men to do the threshing that are wanted. Thc scarcity is causing an upward, move- ment to be made in wages and the price for a man in Alberta is as good as 53.00 a day being given. special peUing or manipulation. With And. areas. and best of ali. the world's average yield 12.; hush- bring back wheat raising to ily worn els to the acre, and a fair yield for out farms of Hie Kust where with exceptional land of twenty bushels. I wheat yields of two hundred bushels j Pincher Creek, was the prospect of a to the acre, farmers can afford t line is suPPosed to be built by BE HEADING FOR PlNCHER CREEK There is. considerable excitement in the Cardston country over the pros- of a railway being- built from Mr. Wilson and Mr. C. H. X. Con- nelj, his "best man'' took their stand at the communion table. Miss An- derson at the organ played the wedd- ing march from "Lohengrin" as the bride entered supported by her bru- Duncan Duff, who gave her and Mendelssohn's wedding ther, away, march at thc close as the the couple left the church. The choir led in singing. The bride looked very pret- ty in a simple but elegant costume here a. revolution in the wheat industrv ns matron of honor by her Airs. W. F. Burke. who wore a hand embroidered mauve and carried a beautiful bouque of mauve orchtrj's nn-d lilies of th valley. The .groom .was ably supported Major E.- W. B. Morrison, D.S.O." of Ottawa. Among the many guests present were: Mrs. Thos. Mackic, mother the groom: Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Mac- whlte of white serge with white lace blouse Jtr- Leonard Muckie, Mr. Willie the Great Xorthern. manure and chemicals, and umko sJ northern. A prominent for the world. But still there was -profit. If ail -America coul.'l has that the line something that might dash every i with the new wheat it wouH aJwi11 be startefl next year as J. J. hope ot a wheat miracle. Was this at only fifty cents a bushel, add near Alaska wheat of good quality? Would Iy two and a half billions' of dollar- .t make good bread? j to the wealth of the farmers ever- Hill is anxious to get in before the GOING TO CLARESHOLM An English exchange says: The Rev. R. D. Stamer. who recently re- signed the important vicarage" of Leek, Staffs, in order to offer himself for service abroad, has sailed for Que- bec, en route for Calgary, whence he- will proceed to Claresholm to take, chargt; of the mission entrusted to him by the Bishop of Calgarv. With this last idea in mind, the' experimenting farmer carried a small quantity of his wheat to the Idaho experimental station at Moscow. He knew he had a past any belief A BOODLER RETURNS Montreal. Sept. .th wheat that yielded He had something i former foreman of the road depart who skipped to New Brodfard marvellous in a wheat that yielded i Mass., after having defrauded the citv equally as well planted winter or j OI" Jihout by means of spring. Did he have good wheat? The chemists and experts at. the sta- tion tested it and pronounced it a good quality of hard wheat. Hard wheat! That was Sufficient. But pay lists, returned to the city on turday morning, having waived tradition proceedings. He admits M- guilt. Rumor is that some of th.3 ald.-rmen are implicated. Tickling or dry Coughs will quickly loosen when using Dr.Shoop's Cough Remedy. And it is so thoroughly harmless, that Dr. Snoop tells mothers to use nothing else, even for very young babies. The whole, some green leaves and tender stems of a lung healing mountainous shrub give the curative property to Dr. Shoop's Cough Remedy. It calms the cough, and heals the sensitive bron- chial membranes. No opium, no chloroform, nothing harsh used to injure or suppress. Demand Dr. Shoop's. Accept no other. Sold by J. J. Johnston. i rush of settlement on the South Pei- gan Indian reserve which will shortly be thrown open for settlement. It is all being surveyed and after the al. lotment of land is made to the In- dians, the balance will be for settle- ment.. The trade from this rich dis- and trimmings of cream silk braid and goW.' The hat was white. In her hand the bride carried a white prayer book. After thc simple but impressive ser- vice of'the Kirk, a small company adjourned to the residence of the bride's mother, where her health and that of the bridegroom were drunk in due form. The wedding presents Mackie. Master Gordon Muckie, Mr. and Mrs. John Cotirtniaii, of Ottawa Ulr. Richie Shannon, Muster Ray Shannon, Capt. Jas. Hamilton, Ma- jor Arthur Panet, Miss May McCrea, of Renfrew; Mrs. J. C. Kennedy, the Misses Kennedy, the Misses Behan, Aliss Clare Leacy, Miss Mary Bourke, Miss Minnie Mallon. After a very recherche dinner a WCre many and beautiful, chiefly trict.wiil be very great and the G. i cut glass and silvcr- R. is after it. is made from the finest care- fully selected cocoa "beans, roasted by a special process to perfect the rich chocolate flavor. Cowan's IB most deli- cious and most economical. TMCCOWAN co. UIMITCO. TORONTO. 73 CHILDREN BURNT Plattsburg, N. Y., Sept. five year old daughter of Charles Gratton and the three year old daugh- ter of Wm. Brown, Jr. were burned to death yesterday in the double ten- ament house in which the Grandon ind Brown families reside three mil- es west of this city. Their parents had gone to the Clin- on county fair leaving, the children vith their grandparents across the oad. The little girls however 'ran iway and returned home to 'ack-o'-lantcrns and it is supposed that while playing with matches set fire to their clothing. The house and the barn were totally destroyed. Pink Pain Headache, womanly pain, anywhere, ,in 20 minutes sure. Form, ula on the 25c, box. Ask your drug. gist about this Sold by J. J Johnston. fine. The bride's going-away dress was of gray tweed with pale blue silk j waist and white hat. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson left by the eastbound train this morning on a wedding trip worth the name., They go to Niagara and' New York, thence by steamer "Cretic" of the White Star line to the Mediterranean. Af- ter some weeks in Italy they proceed to London, near which in Enfield is thc home of Mr. Wilson's people. Then there will be a visit to the ear- ly home of the bride at Pittochry and other parts of Scotland. After this the couple turn again westwards ami in three months' time or about thc middle of December, they reach Lethbridge. MACK1 targe reception was held, during which over 200 guests availed them- selves of the opportunity of wishing the very popular 5'oung couple much a large bell of iden hair ferns. Tnu groom's gift to the bride was a beautiful diamond ring, and to the matron of lion or, a pearl pendant. The popularity m the bride and groom was shown by the numerous and costly presents from their many friends. Numerous congratulatory telegrams- were'received.by the bride and groom during the evening. The main feature of the wedding trip will be a two weeks' journey to New Ontario by themselves, both be- ing exper'icnced Canoeists. From there they go to the Rocky Moun- tains on a mountain goat and sheep hunt, afterwards journeying to Col. Mackie's ranch in' Southern Alberta, vhere they will spend a month. JOHNSON-GTLRAY At half past seven last ev- iing in St. Augustin's Chxirch quiet wedding took place, when Warden j, Johnson, as- nappmess. Col. and Mrs. Mackie left i sistant postmaster at Medicine Hat and MJSS Ethel G-ilray, eldest daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Win. Gilray of Toronto, were married by the rector. Kev. j. s. Chivcrs. The bridal .cou- ple were unattended and only a few friends were present. The bride look- ed very pretty in a handsome iw tamboline silk dress with silk trini- ContractFor New School (From Thursday's Daily.) The new two-room school in North Ward will bo built right away and mings made in Princess style. She wore a fancy silk hat to match an.l carried a. bouquet of lilies of the val- The Ottawa. Free Press of Sept. 3 contained the following account of n.n event of interest to local people, which took place at Pembroke, Ont., on Sept; 1: One of the prettiest weddings that Norman Co. who were award-1 ley. cd the contract at a .special meeting) After tin- ct-roinony r-urt of the School Board last night have j a wedding supper ,u Uu. home agreed to have it ready by Oct. 19. groom's sister, Mrs j) M-u- BarT y had of the Oliver and J. Henderson also tender- ed and the figures were very close. The council decided to buy an acre lot on Bailey St. from A. Hum- phries for SSOO. Miss B. M. of Raymond was engaged to take charge of the new rcor.i to be open- ed up at Westmiastor as soon as tho scats arrive. wore Rev. and Mrs. J. S. Chivcrs, Mr. nnd Mrs. C. McClenughan, Mr.' Jas. Peat and others. The brulc'.s going-away suit was of navy blue with a tan hat. Thc hap- Py couple left this morning on, a trip to Banff, and Lake Louise after which they will reside in. Medi- cine Hat. ;