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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta RAN THE CAR THROUGH PARADE QRCAT FRUIT CROP Vancouver, B. C., Sept, -Iruit crop of .iiritUh Columbia for the- present year is estimated by IiwjX'.c- tor Maxwell Smith at a million and a half dollars. This is a large increase. Big Crowd Maddened By Action Of Motor- man Cicago, Sept. A street car" demolished and its crew injured when a religious parade of persons led by Bishop Paul Rhode became maddened mob in Chicago Heights. It with rflffl- 'culty that the bishop, was on hie way to dedicate a. new cemetery, prevailed on the to restore The riot took" place near the City Hall of the suburb when the motoruan of the car attempted to through the line of the parade. marchers became offended when ranks were disturbed and in an initial the air vwas filled, with flying and missies. The -windows of smashed, the woodwork broken and the crew hurt. The pas- the car Jled in terror and suffered slight .wounds from broken 'glass. .KILLED IN'COLLISION f N. Y., Sept. Ste- phen D. of Assistant Secre- tary Lee the Erie County Bank, was killed and Mr. Lee fatally injur- ed tonight m a, collision between their automobile and a Lackawanna freight train.' RAILROAD WRECK' Winnipeg, Sept., 'despatch from .Barnsville, says a wreck occurred this morning on 'the Great Northern railway north, when No. 8, the Whmipeg Li- mited, crashed into an .eastbound freight: Engineer Atkins received "injuries, while hU fireman, Joe that city, ia in a cri- condition. Noxious Weeds Edmonton, Sept. -further grant of to be spent in the dea- .tniction of noxious been made by Government- at a" recent council meeting- The grant necessitated by the pre- valence of weeds, upon certain fire- guards, road allowances and aban- doned homesteads in the district be- tween Lethbrldge and Hat. This is the very season of the year when the weed seeds, ready to be car ried off by each puff of wind, are most'dangerous and the Government is to be commended for its action in this master. Tlie south country, has been making a reputation itself as a grain country, and af- ford tp letr-the .weeds get ahead oMt. NOMINATIONS FOR COMMONS Victoria and A. Wilson, of Feneiori Falls, TJ'oeral. South Quinn, Thames Conservative. Bowin, Liberal. Prince Edward, M. Cur- ex-if.P.P., Liberal. TRADES CONGRESS MEETS AT HALIFAX Halifax, Sept. 14th an- nual convention of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada opened this morning in the provincial parlia- ment buildings. Tomorrow about 70 delegates will be in attendance from Halifax to Victoria. Before- Presi- dent Vervillo. declared the session op- en addresses were made by President Scott of the Halifax Trades Council, welcoming the delegates. J. Kcir Handie and Fraternal Delegate Fra- ney of American Federation of Labor Mr. Keir Hardie was welcomed with cheers and conveyed the good wishes of the English Tabor party. NEW WESTMINSTER WON Vancouver, B. Sept. Westminiter eiached' British Colum- bia lacrosse championship today, de- feating Vancouver here by 13 goals to 3. BIG ENTRY Sask, Sept. One thou- sand and ninety-three entries for land .have been made here which "means two hundred and forty thousand and hundred and eighty acres have by fanner B. C. P. R. to Get an American Road Chicago, Sept. special patch to the Inter Ocean from Min- neapolis says that the Chicago Oicat Western naiiroail Co., together with all its terminal facilities, rolling Stock and motive power equipment will, soon, become the sole property of and a subsidiary line of the vast sys- tem of Pacific Railroad Company, seems to bo a certainty according to unofficial information from headquarters of the Great West- ern n. St. Paul. HELD A MAN UP WITH A GUN Chinaman Had Been Stabbed By Garden Thief ...On Saturday, night a Chinaman who has a market-garden jifcst out- ,sidc the-city limits caught two men helping themselves to his corn. Upon his expostulating with them, one of the men stabbed him in the neck with a .knife. Anothor Chinaman rushed out with a, gun and, he Id up one- of the men until the police came and took him into custody. 116 was Jas. Canton who has recently received po- lice attention. .The police later ar- rested Jas, Ardell as being the man who run uway. Both.are in the Bar- racks now. The stab the Chinaman received required several stitches but is not very serious. MINING EKOIKEERS1 TRIP Nelson, B.-.GV Sept'. min- ing party tounng Canada mulr'r ol mining interests came in today Iron Roland and Boundary and: the walk's sojourn iu Kootenay by an ex- cursion up JKpatenay Lakes to Blue jmm 38 miles from here. TROLLEY IN EDMONTON Edmonton, Sept. will have the street railway (or operation be- fore the first of, IftfrVHmbcr, mil-ess there is some unexpected said Mayor McDougall tfcia morning in speaking of the b ing made on the interurban The long "distance telephone .be- tween and has been connected a nil opcrat I ng laot Thursday. THE CH0LERA GRIPS RUSSIA Russian Capital In the Grasp Of Ter- rible Disease Hundreds Die 'St. Petersburg, Sept. 20. St. Pet- ersburg; is in. grasp 'of_the Asiatic cholera, which' alceody bas exceeded ia severity the ".visitation; 'of -1893. The disease is increasing daily at an. alarming rate unless the author- ities show, in t degree' o'f ability to cope with. Che situation than 'they have, in' the past there is every reason to Jour that it will get ;out.rqf hand. The government's threat to declare martial law has driven; the-.municipf ality officials to greater energy ur clearing the city of the scourge. The Aidermanic council today voted 250- 000 'to enlarge ;the hospital space, _to purchase and distribute disinfectants and to. .expedite the burial of bodies. The dead houses are overcrowded many corpses lie unburied. The prefecto of St. Petersburg has prohibited the sale, of liquor here un- til Sept. 22nd in order to diminish alcoholic, excesses very mater- .i ally, increases the. liability to cholera infection. Arrangements were- made when several public schools were transformed into hospital wards and 4', 000 -students were sent to their homes. .The department of war has oiiened stores to supply immediate need and army r field kitchens, have despatched "to :the poorer quar- ters to dispense free The, situ- ation which always has beep, serious since the very first case was reported assumes grave aspect from the ap- pearance virulent Jtype of; the dis- ease in two cases ot. which death fol- lowed within fifteen minutes of the first symptoms. There were 349 coses and 123 deaths officially reported between Fri day noon and Saturday. Unofficial but reliable reports show the actual number to have .been far greater. From Saturday noon until Swxlay- noon there were 383 cases and 141 deaths, this being the largest num- ber so far reported. All varieties of Asiatic cholera have now developed here, there besr.g numerous cases of the Algid type, which is accompanied the greatest sufferings. -Premier StOiypin has sharply re- primanded the municipal official! ror '.ho appalling condition at ObuchofT hospital, which he visited on Satur- day? and founcl that three bath rooms were doing service for three hundred patients. The mortality at. this hos- pital-Has much greater. other hospitals. "Practically nothing has been done up to.tht pjiseiit to MAN Denver, Col., Sept. is :i crowd of Oddfellows here for ihe Sovereign Grand Lodgo. Ron. R. H. Meyers, of Winnipeg, is a can- ilulate for the position of Deputy Grand Sire. AEROPLANIST'S CONDITION .Washington, Sept. Wright the aeroplanist, continues to improve. Ho appeared more cheer- Ixil today than at any time since the disaster last Thursday. Dr. Bailey who is in charge of the hospital said that Wright would bj denied visit- ors until the danger point, the knitt- inf together of the bones of the thigh and ribs is passed. Col. Steele May Go to Winnipeg Winnipeg, Sept. appoint- ment of a successor to the late Col. TCvans, D.O.C., for this military dis- trict is not officially made, but in mil circles it is thought probable that Col. Sam Steele. T.O.C., of dis- trict No. 10. headquarters at t'al- gury, will succeed Col.Eva.ns. tary condition. As a .city. St. Peters- is woefully unsanitary, and the dread.-: disease r finds "here the cond i- tions most suitable for. its prop oga- As an ejomple '.of IneDicieucy and negligence displayed it 5s sum- cieut" to cite the fact that many chalera cases have IxMjn conveyed to hospitals in .cabs after which the cabs were .permitted, .without disin- fecting, to return to their work on the streets. LORD M IZMIR'S TRIP Quebec, Sept. Lord Mil- ner'i plans for'hw trip tniough Ca- nada are uot-yft matured but he ex- pects to spend about iix weeks in the Dominion going through to tin; Paci- fic He Quvas asked re- garding a report that he contemplat- ed resigning as British Ambassador at Washington aiid said, "I make a pfint never to" talk of thiso thinps m'l I can nothing." KILLED BY COMPANION RackvilJe. N.B.. Sept. point. few miles from here was the scene of-a tragedy Saturday after- noon, when year old Edward, son of Knfus Cook, was accidentally kill ltd by a charge from a double bar- r.'Med shot gun in the hands of Ed- ward Wootl, aged fifteen. BRIDGE OVER THE OLD MAN RIVER Contract Goes To a Winnipeg Firm Of Contractors John Kelly Sons of Winnipeg, have been awarded the contract for the C.P.R. bridge over the Old Man Kiver on the Macleod-Lcthbritige cut- off. The bridge is to cost ind will be of the same style as the Bridge being "built here. The grade from the Old Man River I" Macleod has been completed and some of, the steel is already in Mac- 'eod ready to be laid. The whole to the end of the bridge at Leth- 'jridge will be completed by the time tin- bridge is finished. SCOTCHMEN AT GLE1CHEN Gleichen, Alta., Sept. inem bi'rs of th Scottish Agricultural com- mission Detailed to report on the Caaa Han Pacific Irrigation block, return- id from a" drive through the Glei- tfien irrigation lands. The members )f the commission were delighted and -ieclarcd it one of the most interest- FOR PURE ELECTIONS Halifax, Sept. Mc- Carthy, Bishop Worell and the heads of the other religious denominations in this city have issued a call for a meeting to form an electoral purity league for this county and "urging formation of .similar leagues throughout Nova Scotia. BUSH FIRES IN N. B. Oak Bay, N. B., Sept. settlement in threatened with destruc tion by a bush fire. 200 men are out fighting the flames. Bad Fire at Phoenix, B.C. Sept. des- troi'ed two scores and a hotel in the business centre of Greenwood City yesterday afternoon. The fire broke out at three o'clock in the Green- wood Dyeing and Clothing Shop spreading to the Victoria Hotel and Bakery adjoining on either side, all being consumed in a very short time. Holmes and Kennedy's grocery store was badly gutted and the Palace Livery scorched.. Lack of wind and the good work of the Cro. brigade saved the entire business sec- tion. MAKES WAY FOR ANOTHER Ottawa, Ont., Sept. Rus- sol County Liberal executive met on Saturday when Mr. Geo. McLaurin explained that he had been requested by the premier to make way for Mr. Charles Murphy as candidate. It was decided to submit the .question for.decision at a meeting in. the vil- lage of Russel on October 1st. At that time Mr. Murphy will be per- sonally introduced to the electors and Sir Wilfrid Laurier in person CHINESE DEFRAUD THE DOMINION BISHOP CARM1CHAEL ILL Montn-ul. Sept. The Dr. Canuiohjirl of Mon- takm uly ill with ar font- rral with over twenty Chinese and some Japanese on board all of whom claimed to'Tn- merchants on their way to Ilor-tj fCong via Com- iitissioncr O'lTarn found that ten of those arc Chinese laborers and order- ed their deportation while the re- mainder wvrc allowed to lamt ami be sent to Vancouver in. bond.- ;