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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta ki'HBRlUita hmALD S'MPSON & BUCHANAN Publishers t & antraos W. A. BUCHANAN SCJBSCRIPTION: n Advauoe - 91.50 a year O .herwlse  92.00 a year ADVERTISING. Per Month  91.00 Per Inch oituinfttod front the liiotith or1 fter says typhoid Is epidemic In tho south. Well, Lcth-brldge is in the south and there is not a single case here. Lcthbridge is tho healthiest spot In -the entire west. Lethbrklge'.s kick nliout the crop reports bore fruit mighty quickly. This week's C.l'.It. crop bulletin mentions Ijethbridgv for the first time in several months. The sensation of the week-�tho crop report. W. A. Hamilton suved the Atbcrta government from instant dismissal. Had he not admit teil being one of Lethbridgc has a chance to figure In a big baseball league m xt yenr A proposition Is being ui*�d by j i.'ulgary and Kdmonton to form r.n all t'nnudlan league to take in llu> three towns inentioneil and three of the following towns: Brandon, .Saskatoon, Iteginn. Medicine Hat, Moose .taw, ami Lethhridge. They point out that though Calgary anil Edmonton have been playing la -I ween themselves for the most part of the season both towns have been supporting teams costing as much or inoro than the northern Copper county league. Tho success of this league depends entirely on Winnipeg entering it. The cost of entering a league of this proportion would be consider -able, but If Lcthbridge iv ild place a strong team in tho field there is hardly any doubt but that the citizens would give liberal support. There would be plenty of matches all summer and that is what tho people want. Uut no, Mr. Cushlng, permitted tho crop reporters, some of the local Mr. Itobertson to travel with tho Conservative leaders would haw not Yost of the ordinary members. and now the Opposition leader cries "A political trick."' MR. SHERMAN'S CHARGE. It is almost three weeks since Frank II. Sherman startled Loth -bridge with the statement that ho could prove the explosions in the North Ward were instigated by detectives in the employ of tho Coal Company. That was a serious charge to prefer and If proved would injure the company in the eyes of the public slept a minute until the Wlmonton government bad been hoisted out of power, lock, stock and Imrivl. Lethhrldgu seems to lack a tu.-*te for refined musicui and literary entertainments. Recently the ISpworth League of Wesley Church has brought talented artists to the city but the citizens havo patronized tho entertainments very slimly. Sui  there are enough people In lx�tn-briilge, with a taste for high class musical and literary efforts, to encourage an organization like the Kp-worth Lengue in bringing talent of The position of the president of ! ,h" c',l",r" of Hr. Torrington. Misses tho district utJion held by Mr. cher-mnn is u responsible one and Whe an official statement, us Mr. Sh-r uin ui.s certainly speaking as President of the District union. Tho City Council very properly paid heed to Mr. Sherman's Mate-ment and oflered to prosecute the de McCoy and I'nderhill and Mr. .lolly to this city. We understand tho League may bring the celebrated Westminster Abbey choir hen^ this fall nnd it is to Werato from Medicine Hat. The intention Is to do a general passenger and freighting business up and down tho river, ami with tho a-mount of settlement which Is now going on, the time seems rl|>o for a proposition of this nature. With the completion of tho Irrigation scheme which the Kngllsh syndicate Is undertaking just south of the city. II is hardly probable that one vessel j will lie able to handle ,the tratio and a brisk business will undoubtedly spring up in tho near future which will necessitate several steamers l.e-ing placed on the Saskatchewan .it this point. Two cities such as Meti-clne Hat and Lcthbridge should furnish enough excursions to keep a boat quite busy in tho early summer before the grain season starts. The company is capitalized at $50- i 1000, of which Sl.1,000 is already i REV. C. McKlLLOP HACK. Relates an Amusing Incident Widen Occurred at, Moose Jaw. Rev. Chas. McKillop returned from I he Old Country on Tuesday. He had a most enjoyable trip. While in the city he reluted several amusing incidents of his voyage, but the ion mot of nil, happened at Moose daw. Mr. McKillop travelled to Montreal with a train load of cattle . At Moose .law the CP.It. was not going to unload the cattle to water ami feed them, but Mr. McKillop |>erslsted that this should be done and succeeded In gaining his point. Uut when It came to loading tno ; subserllied. cattle again the trouble begun, j � , . There was no one to put, tho cuttle i As far as the Herald can gather, on the train. Tho C.l'.It. men mi id | from persons who ought to know, if the cattle weren't loaded at once, ! navigation between here and Modi -tho cattle would havo to be hold un- j cine Hat is not practicable, except, til other traffic passed through, > and that is only conjecture, during high water. At the present time, it would be difficult for a canoe to Mr. McKillop started out in pursuit 'of the rondmastcr. He found him The olllclal wouldn't do anything to j make headway on the river, assist in getting tho cattle loaded. ' Years ago, in the early days of the A.R. & I. Co., attempts were made to carry the product of the Halt mine down the river to tho Then the pioneer Presbyterian Minister displayed his strength. He took Mr. Roadmaster by the collar and shook him until the fellow's head j Hat, in barges, but. though some nearly wabbled and sals: "Come a-|of the barges reached tho Hat, th.'y long to tho Superintendent." Still {were never able to get back and the holding his man by the collar. Mr. | [dan had to bo abandoned. McKillop led him up tho track to | Okotoks men know a .good thing Though they are only n few miles from Calgary they route awav down tectivo with all the means it pos->'� lcthbridge to Invest in real es- sesses, if Mr. Sherman would supply the evidence he declared ho possiss-ed. It is now up to Mr. Sherman t i substantiate his charge. If he ,'ai's to do so. he must expect the Jiejple to judge him as a man whose purpose is to excite animosity to the coal company by making reckless ami imaginery charges. Lcthbridge, ns a city, is injured in the eyes of the outside public, by the reports of the explosions hero und It is tho duty of the crown to use every effort to punish the offenders THAT CROP REPORT. late. Why? lWause the\ know I.cth-hridgv is going to l>o a big centre und investments here will reap lar.re returns. Likely Sir Thomas Slmughnessy is postpoiAng his visit here until he can make a triumphant entry Into the city over the new high level bridge. The Provincial IX'partment of Agriculture should not issue crop reports until it is certain it has -or rectfacts4and figures. No wonder tint ridiculous statistics it gave of th acreage and crop in the Lethbrid district aroused indignation. False impressions, which this report presented, would do inestimable damage to this district-a district where gruin growing has been wonderfully advancing during tho imst year, f the report, wtiicn has boon scattered broadcast. The reports of tho DepM>tmant o' Agriculture should 1k> reliable, to that land seekers can gather nccur -ate information about the country hut if tho ivcent bulletin is a sample the reports uro worthless. What the Department should do is to en- | gage a competent man in every district to prepare the.;o reports. Pay him for his trouble, so that he will take pains to gather tho corivct data. It is impossible to expect lo get capable men to send in reliaole reports for each township in a district, but it is possible to uscc.rt.iln all tho information desired by engaging a man, at a mileage or |>ei diem allowance. A few politicians who seem to employ their minds to no other pur  pose, than looking for chances to criticise tho Provincial government, attempted to make out that the report in regard to the Lothbridgo district, had been Issued with tho sole object in view of injuring South ern Alberta in ordor to boom, the north. What rot. These village politicians, evidently imagine Premier Rutherford and his colleag .es occupy tholr entire time workh 6 up Dchomoft to kill the South Tticv liwif.no Hon. W. T. Fiiiluy, Minister of Agriculture, who comes t.xttn tho south, fairly dances wltr delight When he can send out a rop. rt that will give a black eye to the South. The report certainly was lojurlous to this part of Alberta, but that It wo* Intentionally prepared with that object In view is absolutely ridiculous and such an Idea could not have V. Dodsworth writes the Calgary Herald and sides with Conservative leader Robertson in saying that the Legislator's trip wus a political dodge. Now. if the Herald would enlighten the public us to who tills Mr. Podsworlh is, his charge might receive a few second's consideration anyway. We have an idea that .1. .1. Young knows this Mr. Podsworth and we do hope he will relieve an anxious public, by giving a lip i.s j to who he iv anil where he comes from. the Superintendent's oltlcc. Wuen tho pair entered. Supt. ltrownloe looked up. He know Mr. McKillop and immediately asked tho reason ol his appearance on the scene with tho roadmaster as his prisoner. Mr. MvKillop told him all about it end the Sujierintendent was so convu''ted that he fell oil his chnir. As soon as he arose, he said to tho Itoad master. "Do you know the man who hail you by the collar is a parson." Hut the roadmaster would n't believe it. Mr. McKillop gulncd his point, however, for the superintendent ir dcrcd the roadmaster to procure six men and load the cattle in nil haste. WILSON' OOT TWO YEARS. Sentence Meted Out to Dominion Uimls Agent at Muclcod. THE XEW SACK Sl'IT. Tho Coat Is Made Without Vents Stole or Center, or Hack. in Chemists now sny alcohol ih to bo found in corn cobs, which means lhu� corn cob pi|�es will serve to give a limn a smoke ns well us drink. Watch for a rush on cob pjj.es now a corn Another town is copying Let It-brulge. Prime Alln-rt. Sask. raised the prjiu of beer glasses for i>5 cents. has to two A Peterboro paper epnts thu' r-strange fish that has horns, was citughl near there recently One 01 ihe party of fishermen was a man mimed Seagram. That explains it all. The crop report wus had. but the way sume people tried to manipulate it for political purposes, was worse. / Tho President of the Semi-ready Company, who is the recogni/.i�d authority on men's fashions, has just issued his annual booklet, describing und illustrating the new fall fashions for gentlemen. � A particularly good portrait of the now sac suit with its graceful flare of the skirt und its slight conformation to the waist line Is shown in the new book. The coat Is made without either side or center vents. It is the correct vogue this season, and in the Eastern cities no other style can l.e sold. Can t you see Hon W. T. K, , busy night and day ,rvi the South. 'ug to knock Xow. if W. A. Hamilton huda't have spoken, how perfectly happy some people would have been. Here's hoping we have correct crop reports in the future. Leader ltoiicrtson and his follower are contemplating a trip through .Uhortu. The date will be announced as soon as the C.P.R. can furnish enough rolling stock to curry the party. City Clerk Prest. of Cranbrook, intends to resign. Frank ' Miller has purchased tho machinery business of Moffatt and Sons ut Clarosholm. Tho Church of England at Medicine Hat sold forty acres of land across tho river from that city for 11.000 Tho money will bo usod in erecting a now church. WAS A VERY SICK :,OY. Uut Cured by Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. "When my boy was two years, old he had a very severe attack of bow-ol complaint, but by the use i f Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera an I Diarrhoea Remedy, wo brought him out all right," says Maggio Hickox, of Midland, Mich. This remedy can be depended upon In tho most severe cases. Even choleea infantum Is cured by it. Follow tho plain printed directions and a cure Is certain. I-'or sale by All Druggists. WEEKLY MARKET REPORT. Contributed to the Herald by Hater & McLean. Winnipeg. Our cable from Liverpool today quote* Ontario cattle 10) to Hi cents, and Ranchers u| to 10 cents, being unchanged from last week. At Macleod last week Chief Justice Slfton held a s|>eclal court. The case which aroused most inter-ewt was that of Frank Wilson, act -ing sub-agent of Dominion lands ut Muclcod. who was charged with hav-pretences. From tho evidence it appeared that tho homesteader applied ing obtained the sum of 115 by falsit for money to pay for a homestead to his daughter, who was a domestic servant in tho town. The girl went for tho money lo her mistress, who in turn consulted her husband, with the result that the matter was Inquired Into, und it was discovered that the accused hud represented that the homestead would cost which tho homesteader paid. The accused was found guilty. Mr. Harris, who defended, suggested that the interests of Justice would lie sut is fled by the infliction of a fine. The chief JustXce said ho did not think so at all. Such offences us this were not to be tolerated in western Cnnudu. where intending settlers hud to rely very largely on the integrity of tho ofllcluls with whom they had to deal. The accused would lie imprisoned in Edmon -ton jail for a term of two years. Wilson, who was evidently much surprised, filiated iu the dock on he.ir-ng the sentence pronounced. NEW TELEPHONES. The following telephones have been installed recently: i�:t-T. K. Patteson. (office). Hit-W. A. lluchnnun. (house.) UW-It. A. Wright, (store). l�ld- R. A. Wright (house). 1*17-F. Sick (house.) The city ami north ward schools. If. Mclk-th's house and tho different ofllces in the new station will also I hi connected to the local exchange soon. FLOWER Sl'NDAV. Ijist Sunday was Flowor Sunday at Wesley Church. In tho morning Rev. .1. E. Ilughson preached t� the Sunday School which was out in force. Tho floral display around the altar und pulpit was very tine Indeed. Tho evening sermon on | "Consider tho lilies, how they grow" to Iheaboxo quotation, show the licit : was such us would help people l,t .,? ., ^,r,' "l, ,MV"- IT �**������ un�l value of beau-' mu and tho cattle boing sold ,i iy ftnd to font, a truer concent lo, of theseprices will not very bad returns dod ,y stu.yi,; Ti>�uTn?h2 Tho local market for Uutcher Cattle shows no improvement, ami we do not look for any for some t,imo, we quoto butcher cattle from 3J to :jj cents. High River will put In an electric light plant. It is said tho C.P.R. round house at Cranbrook will bo enlarged from 12 to 34 stalls. created for us. Hurglars entered tho Imperial hotel ut Frank and secured $33 from thu cash register. As a dressing for sores, brulsos and burns, Chamberlain's Salve l all that can be desired. It is soothing and healing In Us effect. Trio 32 cents. For sale by All Druggists j And Still Another Flour Mill Coming-Better Get \ Some Real Estate (i rooinctl new house, !3 loin, Fonl strt'cV...............................................$2000 fi roomed house brim etc. 3 lots, Ford street............................................$2700 12 roomed house, Imru.eto, 4 lots, Ford street..........................................$4000 7 roomed house, burn, etc, 1) lots, Ford street...........................................$3000 Double house imd 1ot,Uedprtth street..................................................$2500 \ 0 roomed brick house, 2 lots, Red path str6et...........................................$2000 \ Brick house, shuck and 3 lots, Kodpath West.... /.....................................$2500 \ 10 roomed fauna house, 2 lots, Botnpns street.........,................................$2800 I (5 roomed now brick house, 2 lots', Bom pas street........................................$3500 I fi roomed new frame house, 2 lots, Bom pits street.......................................$1700 ^ [ Q roomed frame house, 4 lots, Bom pas street............', ugvri Mi. Moni'lon, Ont. Olivo Heluulo, uguil 11, Munktun, Ont. Milne, South WoihIkUv, Out. I-Vunk llluckwi-ll, Toronto. Ititv. .1. .1. Nol)lf, Meihoilihi nun-inter, Luton, Klnin County. NoIkoii Schutz, New lluinhurg, Ont A wire from NVw llumliurg snys Mr. Schutz Ik Htlll living. I>ut lis mime Iuih not Kim ultlitlruwn from tho ufllciul list of dead. Henry llurniunu, north -Kuhi llo|- W. K. PuthlicunslM), N.W.T., for -merly of lirockville, Ont. Thus. I'udilicomlw. 1 luysvlllo. On'. I^OuIn I'fufl,, New lhunl>ur|r. I'lmilfH I'uliiier, .Millers llollnv. Hoik County. Siiinuel KiitRHtuii, I'Yiuikfonl. One unknown, hut believed to be 10. May, WinftVUI, Out. Terry linker, Collinjjwood. WHAT I'.VrsiCl) TilK HIS.YSTHIl. Toronto, Sept. lit.-A North Ikiy despatch nu.vh I hut thu Cuimdiuu 1'ucifio ruilwuy ollleiuls ut North Buy report that tho uecident :n which so inuny went killed uml injured ut Aieiklu, ni>ui' Sudbury jvs-lerdu.v, wus mused by u blow Htru.'k the itnglo cock on the uir hrtiko, I erlul Limited. The lattar train, running o.iHt from Budbury to A/.ildu, ruiiH down a long und fairly Ktoep grudo. The practice bus been, It is said, for tho Imperial Limited to go through without n slop or slackening Kp"jl. Half a minute later the Limited would have .struck the middle of the excursion train as it was running iu mi tne siding, and a minute later the track would have liven quite cleur. The difference of a minute caused the death of fourteen jieoplo. and injured nmiv or less seriously sevei.t.v-flve more, and untold grief in many homes. A I it tie tap on the valve, scarce a?, much us would hreuk a walnut  lid it all. This valve or angle cock, as the techiAcul phruse bus it. is a curved piece of stivl about six inches long which opens ami closes the wilve close to tho colliding in th-' air brake. llesldo it swing two short but heavy iron chains,.o that they cannot swing loose. The present theory is that one of these short Ktay-chains, each about fourteen Inches long, was in mine way jolted loose and, swinging, struck the angle cock thus shot tin,' oiT the a'r. This prevented the engineer on the Limited from pud -ing on the brakes to stop the ^rain. Ho applied tho air btuke tint had only air in the engine and firm cur. At the back of the first enr wus the angle cock, which il is reported ruined the disaster.' 'I AlllClt. The Talier post otlice is one of the important centres of Southern Alberta. It has been discussed pro And con-mostly con. however-nielli and day for more than n .war. Men and women huve spent wukeful nights thinking about it. Il has been photood und kodacked, kodack-' ed and photood from every point of the compass. As a historic building it stands pre-eminent. A score of Tuber's young people KiirpriRod Miss Vera Wilcox at her homo lost Tuesduy evonitig. The populur young lady wus very much 'surprised to be surprised. After tho friendly greetings, ice eronm, cake, 'etc., were served uml nil s|�ont swv-'eral hours of real eiujo.sment. j Mr. (Mbbon's real estate ollleo has been moved buck from Slain Street a short dis-tunce to muku room for other buildings soon to be eivVteil. The big bank building Is fairly tin-iler way. The Collett boys uro excavating for the �-'llur, ami a good job I hey'i\> di/.ng. Mr. I*. Cooper, one of Raymond's popular citi/ens is down here visit -ing friends. Ik-pew and Veale, builders, havo the coutracl for putting up a cottage on the ,'liJO acre farm of Mr. A. Johnson, one mile west. Mill.on L. Scott is now snugly �n-srotincod in his new up-to-date eleven roomed domicile. All the business men of the town uro busy, on account of the inrreiiso of trade. Tuber is having a genuine of peace. All have made up minds to let the other fellow his wuy and that settles It. Messrs. Luhrum ami [.urscu soon sturt, their thresher. J-'armors are getting busy full plowing and seeding. Milton Scott hns rented his iu and will reside ut Tuber jn future. Or. Lang assures tho people that it will not be long until tho Hos -I'ltul will be erected and finished. Water works anil electric lights will be the next proposition. flood health; good weather; good people ami good times aliend, reign their liiUM will with farm Medicine Hut Hoard of Trade limy put a ticket in tho field for I ho City Council. Returns of Iho crop around Clures-holni uro beginning to coino in and 10 llnil SO bushels to the acre is not going to bo an unusual yield this year. I. Jiundburg threshed out M bushels to Iho aero of luird wintor wheat lust week. ;