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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 109. NO. 214. ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY MILLION An Estimate Of the Wheat Crop In West- ern Provinces Winnipeg, Sept. 15 North- west Grain Dealers-Association has is- sued its" August estimate of the grain crop of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. According to this bulletin the total yield of wheat is bushels and the total yield of wheat, barley and flax is at 310; bushels. The detailed es- timated' is as follows: acres'at 17.3 bush- els, bushels. acres at 40 bushels, bushels. acre1? at 8 8 bush eK 30240000 bushels at 11 bu-heK T tal 310 bushdfa Final .-umman of 1908 ciop Wheat _ inspected 70529 cars busbelsl poicai In at coun try 437000 In not m- c 36 SOO at V innippg 225 000 Old ci ip in furn er- TJ-ed by mill-, Used A. FRANCHISE FOR INDIANS Western Redmen Cm Now Vote if "Able to Qualify Like White Men Ottawa, Sept. j has been issued federal gov- ernment extending the provisions of the. act in regard to the ex- ercise of the franchise to all bands of Indians whose reserves are situated south of north boundary cf town- ship as surveyed or projected through the'provinces of Alberta or Saskatchewan. This means that -the Alberta and Saskatchewan are placarl on the same basis' in re- gard to the exercise of the franchise as the red men of the older provinces. In future, the Indian of these pro- who desires the, white man's right of.'voting, may qualify for the privilege by .cultivating and securing a parcel of land. Hundreds of Indians in eastern Canada have made important a fac- tor in an election cotitest as the pale face, and k, is expected that the In- dians of the plains will not be slow in .following .their example. Bomb Exploded In Restaurant Toronto, Sept. bomb plac- ed under the table in Sam Lee's res- taurant today wrecked that place at 10 o'clock -tonight. Two men, the only ones known to-Jiave been in the place before the explosion, were ar- rested, but both deny all knowledge explosion. They are Trooper Geo. Woodward, of the Royal Canad- ian Dragoons, aged 24 and Herbert Wilkinson, aged 19 and only two days i.i. the city. It is said the dragcon before lit: entered the restaurant showed a bulge in his pocket and remarked, ''There wil be something doing here tonight." They ordered local -option beer and made a hur- ried exit. The broke the plate glass' window and hurled chairs, tab- les and dishes in all directions. It was in the same building that the boy kitted Edward Wardell, for which he was hanged. Woodward a frequenter' of the A Big Day For A REAL ESTATE DEAL .William Porter, of the Arlington I hotel. price bought., ten -acres on Westmin- fiom Samuel Dun-bar. The %vas 000_ THE RIVER BRIDGE And Endeavor to Per- manently Improve s- the Road Blame for Death Was not Fixed "We, the jury, believe that Fred Andrews met his death by being thrown from a railway car on account WOMEN FIGHT A DUEL Ends in the Death of Trag- edy in Chicago The general meeting of the Board of Trade at the Alexandra at no-n today was brief breezy. In the absence of President Nourse, Presideut. Kylands presided. An excursion will be ran ,'.vrro-ni this city to the Farming Con- gress at. Billings, Mont., in October. The that "up to date' eleven persons had signed for transportation and to secure a spe- cial car, eighteen were necessary, ih; Board were of the opinion that it w important that the city be reprr-s-ut- of being struck with a tie. in some s way improperly thrown from the car." This was the unanimous verdict of jthe coroner's jury at the conclusion, of the inquest on the death of Fred Andrews, killed at Monarch on Tues- day night. At thi? adjourned sitting of the jury at five o'clock yesterday evening the man who threw off the tie was exam- ined as well as a couple of thy former, witnesses re-examined. No new light was thrown on the subject .as to Chicago, Sept. Julia Tripp a'nd her sister-in-law, 'Mrs. Ja-. cob of New York, are both i dead, as the result of a pistol and j knife duel in Mrs...Tripp's PLANTED FLAG TWICE AT POLE the manner iii which the man was thrown from the car. The funeral of Fred Andrews, was killed at Monarch, will be held' from Fetterly's undertaking pari'-.fs tomorrow morning at 10.30. Inter- ment in Union Cemetery. As" no information could be ob- tained regarding the man's parents OF relatives he was buried by the company, a few of his "fellow work- men attending the' funeral. at 56 St. and a fas'i- district of vliis city. There ten bullet wounds Due cut on the body of Tripp and Mrs. Silvers received a bullet the chest and several krrue slashes. Only one revolver was found but empty shells and two cartridges were found indicating the revolver was emptied and reloaded during struggle. The 'fjurnishings were viv Peary and Compain- ons Slept Ate On Top Of World disorder London, Sept. The report which has reached here that Commander Peary and Captain Bartlett. havt de- and in every room there j cided on a south Pole expedition were evidences of a desperate figiit. create a great stir in'. geographical- Mrs. Silvers had been staying at the circles. Tripp home about a month two women are. said to have quent quarrels. Addition j CHASING A TIGER ig p-rmits tot illing _ j Marseilles, Sept. tiger -it taken out tlvn nor ling Sep- ]limt i0r the Rojal Bengal that es- mber will as bis a. sh aid -table for in _'00 101 mer of MoIC Georce i t ir WILL NOT CA 'FRISCO C Mooie CELEBRATE AT London 11 Francisco. irom the cont nent bete, he tra. 1 m the inteusts of tne tion to be heVl at tn CITY AND DISTRICT T 01 1 caiiK in this morn n r from the 01 fehipuo-1 irom i returned to !Lon- 'ind to Tort ill am l E P i louden 01 i manager of the -Merchants Bank tu o of tins week in tn i it A. and Qiown about the coun-j commemoratu 01 the GoU- ITc was imp en Gate "Mr efforts the and prospects i }ycen sun of the fiom Superior Jet. is now alvncst completed uf the'country a'nd lead to a solu-j as" to where .the proposed brdere east of the city 'should be Mr. Cunningham maclf tlie 'sifter making 'the trip himself. Thr entertainment committee will c p- t-rate secretary in making arrangements. Those takig the J-ip will be asked1 to: defray the connected With the autos. Vv. A; Ble'jner Hassett thought' mat'er" of fixing the roadv '.vovso the 'brulge jhe river bottom vastly greater importance than fr1 selection of a site for. ine new bridge and .sliowsd-. how Ilia- present ecir'i- t ion of the'road ..was injurious 'I.e. bti.siness interests of. the city. W. A. Buchanan, M. P. P., -1 j that the Department of-Public Works had decided -to. raise bridge and i 'make a fill of seven "or eight fett on the rOad at, the. river-'bottom. LS the only "way: in which the .day. eight mtn were killed, one P-T- 1 iously" injured and a number of i others reported or hurt. JNo were killed. The cars lit fire and several victims were A Important real estate deal show-i camped at 90 degrees Latitude. ig the CJiifidence the excavation being made for the side- walk. The driver was thrown from ford were aroused today as never be- fore because of a frightful assault James Fulton, D. Dead Sept. prominent physician of this place, died in Victoria hos- pital, London, yesterday, following an operation. He attended the recent Medical Convention in Winnipeg and on his return entered the hospital for' treatment. Governor Improved Rochester, M.inn., Sept. Dr. perpetrated yesterday 'afternoon gavc out at 6.30 airs'. Pratt, a well known young wo-1 o-clock this morning that in spite: of man, of Maple Grove. She was walk- re-stlcss night, Governor .Johnson's his seat by the. lurch and fell undnr ihg in from 3Iaple to comHt.on the dray, one of the wheels passing jfopd on ciayburn road when she hopc is for his recovery. over his breast. He was taken to his boarding house nearby :ind Dr. Campbell .was sum- moned. The injuries although not apparent- ly very great almost proved fatal the heavy wsgozipas sed o-ver his heart. He was, not expected to live last night but is reported resting ea.sily this morning and will pull through all right. I was attacked by two white men. Thev used her brutally, bound her with a rope which one carried with him. and then assaulted her. A short time afterward Mrs. Pratt managed to fvec herself and gave the alarm, A posse is how scouring the district. Young Man Dead Toronto, Sept. Blumen- tha. 17'years old, is tlavd from in- juries received in attempting to jump on a rapidly moving street car. Street Cars Stop Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. ac- count of prevailing disorder, street cars in the vicinity of xthe Pressed Steel Car Works are not running to- day. At nine o'clock over a thous- and strikers were congregated at the O'Donovan bridge, the scene of the fatal riot during former strikes, and employees of the wheel plant were not permitted to enter the works, 'The situation is again critical. ;