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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald _ LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1909 NO. 239. CENSUS ON OCT. 6 Sunday Schools of the City Will Look After the Work A large and representative attend- WANT SIDING A. L. Foster went to Calgary yes- terday to see the C. P. E. authori- ties about getting some track accom- modation at Kipp. Mr. Foster has a grain-loading outfit there all ready to load grain but the company has not put in a spur track yet for, the cars. He has been trying to get "them to lay a few rails to carry two or j three cars at a time, but so has been unable to get it done. He in- tends building an elevator there as soon as possible, but in the mean- time many of the farmers, across the river .want to ship their grain -with- WHITNEY BELIEVES COOK REACHED NORTH POLE Writes To America To That Effect Cook Will Not Say Anything Until Peary Reaches New York FERNIE HEARS REV. T.A. MOORE out hauling across the river; TB ifl. ance was present last night of Various churches of the city interest- ed in the religious census to be on Oct. 6th. Every denomination was represented, and 'arrangements practically completed for the wor'.c. It was decided to hold a monster mass meeting of all the Sunday- schools of the city on Sunday, Oct. 3rd, the city clergy being appointed a committee to decide where the j meeting shall be held. On Tuesday evening, Oct. 5th, the i officers and teachers of the. Sunday schools, together with any 'other; 0 i workers that will bo selected to do the canvassing, will meet to receive the final instructions from Secretary! K-mny. of the Alberta Sunday School, .Association, who will be present; to. conduct the campaign. The census take place on. thu; tract had its sequel in Supt." Reid's laftemoOn of Wednesday, Oct. when, '-office yesterday 'when according to is urged that as far as possible the his promise made -before tiae con- will do all in their power .to j tracts were let, he showed the-.com- ather- panics the figures on which he based New York, Sept. Whit- crowd was'.hustled off the ship anl j while newspapermen were given young New Haven sports- Dr. Cook, surrounded by eight mill-1 opportunity to reach the guest, man, upon whose testimony the tia men of the 47th came North Pole-controversy largely hing- up the gangway. The police draw a. Fair to Peary The first question him, Fernie, Dept. T. Albert Moore, -general secretary of the Lord's Day Alliance, and secretary ol the Methodist Church in. Cajauda, has been. in Fernie since Saturday morning, visit ng' Hosmer in the meantime. Rev. Sloore occupied the pulpit in the Methodist Church last night and af- ter the close of the regular service he addressed an attentive audience in Bruce's Kail, upon, the enforcement of the Lord's Day Act, urging education along the lines of the principles of the bill. Mr. Moore left by th s mor- WARFARE ON ELECTION DAY es, has been heard from and in effect cordon, around the party and pushed! reply have you to make to Peary's njng's local train for Pini-her Creek, Supt. Reid's Attitude In Re- gard To the Transformer The warm debate at- the city coun- cil meeting over the transformer con- iake the work of the census fs as light as possible. t -the meeting last night the city divided into districts, each dis-1 different firrns trict to be in charge of the Sunday o{ transformers schools of the city churches. his award. He had received prices from, the the different sizes 1 took the average Following are the boundaries of each Westminster Methodist church Air that portion of the Ward south of McKay street, north of the; 1C. P. R. tracks and east of the A. j R. I. spur-track running north to, No. 3 mines. Roman Caitholie church: All the territory north of the C. -P. R. track' and west of Westminster Road, ex- cepting that portion alloted West-; price of the units of these. The average price per unit of the several' bidders Canada General Electric Co., Northwest Electric Co., Co., Packard Electric Co., 10.02. Canadian Westinghouse Co. whose tender was late in arriving but was ordered, to be "considered by trie council, In connection with these prices have to be considered .the core loss supports Dr. Cook's contention that them through to the in'assertion that you did not reach the j where he speaks he reached the North Pole according which Mrs. Cook and the children! jsame theme, to a story published here today. Th.3" were waiting. A huge motor truck. I "Kb.ie whatever. I will have no- Ne- Whitney ter' ney says: "I Cook at Etah. He motor cars, every one a-flutter with has accomplished a great thing. He, bunting fell into line and the proces-! "Is it true that Peary or his men is bound to become a great man. He i sion, more than two miles long, mov- (took your supplies at claims-to have reached the Xorth; ed to the Bushwick Club- It seemed i ''That I must decline to answer for Pole and from evidence I believe he. as if everyone in Brooklyn turned out the same he replied, has." to greet Cook. It was just the noon "What did you tell Harry, Whit- Brooklyn Went Wild hour and thousands "of school child- TJrooklvn, N. Y.t Sept. ren lined the streets j "I" told him all about the Pole." lyn's reception of Dr. Cook had all; in chorus. Trolley traffic was j ''Is the Polo any different from any j the elements of a not was .entirely sus-Bother part of the I From the moment the Grand Repub-; pended. At the Club, the police had." "Only by its astronomical observa- j to her landing! kept the mainroad clear bulx at every tions, and the fact that it's a cold tonight upon the Tammany Polling the Scene Of Serious Conflicts P. Burns, Of Calgary, Spends the Day In the City lie warped her way and the explorer, lianked by militia'adjoining street, it wasCrowded long and police, fought his way into an before the head of the-procession ar-I place when you >get there." brought the interview to an automobile, until he left the Bush- rived. The jam through .which aend and Dr. Cook, weary 'but cheer- wick Club tonight for the Waldorf As- lane -had -to be cleared.was a terrible withdrew for a breathing spell toria in New York, the surging crush and it was fully an hour's tus-! and to partake of his first meal on crowds taxed the -capac.ity of the po-'sle be'fore Cook's automobile came in'-American soil in two and a half lice and more than once got out of (sight. control. Along the five miles of av-j A Great Reception enues through which the explorer pass! At the Club, a group of Dr. Cook's] ed. the mounted, police were contin-; personal friends headed by John B. j i years. i Will Present Clear Record Dr. Cook's first message to Ameri- a after reaching its soili was "Ihavo ually lighting a way for Dr. Cook's j Bradley, surrounded tho machine from the North Pole. I have automobile, when" they were not Dr. Mrs; Cook .and the child-! my story and my data with stemming the massed thousands who'ren stepped out while, the crowd'me- I lliave aot come home to eoter seemed to have only one to j whooped, cheered and whistled. Er. arguments with one man or with break loose and embrace Dr. Cook, bowed and acknowiedged the filty men' but am nere to Present As the steamboat Grand as best he could as -he went! a clear record of a piece of work over i which I have a right to display a -which took the doctor off the steam- into the "house. ship Oscar II., steamed up to her Inside the djub, Dr., Cook and wife certain amount of pride. ertaaaed- n't luncheon bv a I fectly willing to abide by minster Methodist church. _, of energy. The figures of the drffer- ent transformers were: i Canada General Electric Co., 56. j North West Electric .Co., 49.6. AUis-Chalmers-Bullock 72. Packard Electric Co., 53.4. j Thus while the original price of j the Pittsburg transformers supplied the North. West Electric was six St. Mary's church (Anglican.) that portion of the Korth Ward north of McKay street and east of West- minster Road. KSQOX Presbyterian church All the territory of the city lying south of the C. P. R. tracks and east of West- minster Road. dock, the whistle of every craft with-j were entertained. at luncheon by a was tied down and a din ladies' and hour's out the brass bands rest. Outside .the 'police did their haci a run of fully five minutes. The'best to mould the crush of people in- -jto single file. Those who were not j pushed into line the front door of the club and. passed on through to the billiard room where-' Cooki stood wreathed in flowers and passed! on out the back door after shaking i hands with the distinguished man. MANY NEW STORES IN NORTH WARD I am per- the final verdict on this record of competent judges. That must be the last word and that alone can. satisfy me and1 the public." DISTRICT COURT HELD AT TABER New York, Sept. a day of arrests for disorders at the polls and the most serious con riot incident to today's primaries, .throughout New York, occurred at ,a 'polling place in Second avenue just before closing time. The rival bands of two Tammany i leaders clashed. Forty shots were ex j changed and three men were wo jnded j one of them, fatally. y The victims were Frederick Lucas. years old, a pugilist John S. Butcher. 23. an' engineer, and Chris- topher Wrigiht, actor. Lucas was the most seriously injur- ed and will die. No explanation as to the cause of the shooting was but according to the'" police Michael J. present leader of the district, was 'at the polls when his opponent, cattle and meat dealer, is in the eityjWni. .1. Larncy appeared. A wordy war ensued, each candidate accusing the other of using guerillas and thugs. In a moment revolvers were drawn and .a nght ensued. The police reserves were rushed to the scene and more than a hundred extra officers were required to restore order. Several arrests were made, but it will be difficult to fix the blame on any one man. With a single excep- tion the old Tammany district lead- ers who had contests on their hands for -the leadership, won out at the primaries, so that the roster of Tana- P. Burns of Calgary, the well known Weslev Methodist church That por-! D> i-.-i.-nv tion of'the citv iving south of the .C.! cent: higher than the: lowest, the will be P. R. tracks, east of Burdett street, j core loss was thirty per cent, less W. L Wilson who wzll open a form- north of Courtland street and west of the other transformer. The tuxe store- _____ of Westminster Road. i'difference in' the core loss means a; Ed. Hughes started work this morn- Salvation Army: That portion of! difference of per. year per unit' ing on a new furniture and crockery the city lying south of the C. P. in th> loss of energy while there is I store for S: M. Brook, of the Globe j tracks, west of Burdett street, and a. difference of only. 60 cents per unit j shoe store. north of Courtland street. the purchase priced meaning a j T. K. McNeil has instructions from St. Augustin's (Anglican) church net difference of practically S25 per a'resident of the North Ward to erect That portion of the city lying south' unit per annum. a two-storey building for rent. This" of Courtland street and west of Bur-1 When this is calculated on all the {will be a'modern building in every dett street. transformers use'd by the city it will i respect. It will be open for rent. Baptist church That section of the be seen that it is a large item. Several new business blocks will When Cook tired, after three'hours' be erected on the'vest side of West- standing, the procession was stopped; District Court was, held at Taber and the doors were closed to the pub-{ yesterday with His Honor, Judge j Winter presiding. The appeal case of Attorney General versus Mr. minst-er Koad this fall. Thos. Kennedy is putting up a fine A BIG REAL today. He is making a shipment of seven hundred cattle for export from the local stockyards. The cattle wen. bought J. H. Wallace and will make up forty-one carloads. Asked if he had anything to _say that would be of interest to the pub- lic Mr. Burns-told, the Herald man that he was down'here more for in- quiring than for telling anything. He wanted to see how fast Lethbridge was growing and expressed himself) as greatly pleased at the progress be-' ing made. Lethbridge, he said, is growing very fast and quickly becom- .ing a leading city. thought of the and change made Mr. Burns some- what reminiscent and he remarked that one of his men who was down with him, who an old tinier since ,te seventies around, town all morning and only a- few minutes before -noon did he see the first man he had ever known before. days of the 'chaps' and spurs are gone in Lethbridge where they were once a very common sight. The country jmany leaders' remains -the same. FAVORS COMMISSION GOVERNMENT Eegina, Sept. Cox, of Winnipeg, who is making a tou> of the West, inspecting offices of the Northweet Commercial Travellers' As- sociation, is opposed to board of con- trol system as adopted by Winnipeg and advises against western cities adopting it. In an interview here he stated that the board of control eleeU ed by the people did 'not secure as good men for technical work requir- ed by positions as did.boards appoint- Brayne was abandoned. Jonas Nich-1 i.n this district is quickly filling lip. by council. For Eegina he advised olas vs. George Shatz was an appeal case from a decision of Magistrate j Carruthers of Grassy Lake, sentenc- ing the appellant to imprisonment for carrying weapons. The appellant won and the conviction was quashed. The city lying south of Courtland Eeid went over the figures west of Westminster Road and of Burdett street. east; with all the representatives and they 'ail expressed themselves that the i North West Co. had the best proposi- tion. The Packard man who made the I biggest kick at the council meeting i and said something about the data regarding the Pittsburg transformer DEAL and it is getting to be a great farm- ing country." As to the cattle business. government by; a commJeaion. ot three, two appointed. by the council Mr. i and mayor elected by the people. Burns said that he was confident that it would not be a great while before In all probability C. W. Grey will erect a double store north of West- minster chxirch. Mr. Parsons is considering the mat- ter of putting in a dry goods depart-j rnent in connection with his grocery, j This will necessitate an enlargement of his present building. It is also reported that Mr. Orland- Taber Men Pay Large Price For Farm Near Cardston CContinued on back page) jerwill erect a hardware store Madeod Loses Services AsoAer Councilor i LIVES ARE LOST AND GREAT DAMAGE DONE Macleod, .Sept. 21.-Francis May J Chicago, Sept. the infant "daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ifrom Gulf Coast at the rate of miics tns hurricane which devastated the Southern States, has ruin through George Anderton of this town, early Monday morning and the al was held-to-day. Rev. Walker of. Presbvterlan" Chima. conducted'.four continued on its .the servick which were private. Sev-! course with fury. Of the 'ruin it has wrought no one can esti- eral beautiful flora! emblems were sent to the bereaved parents by lov-! ing friends. ...It never rains but, it pours, and the city council had another severe shak- ing when still another councillor re- signed at last night's meeting-, so it has behooved the council to get a move on itself and so on the 29th inst. there will be an election to elect two more worthies to fill the vacan- cy. It is to be hoped that real live ones w5il make it. Before Judge Carpenter in Court today was held the trial of young Edwards, who was charged with" theft by Dr. Bruce. The trial' lingers were rescued, took quite a while for a hearing and only one charge was pushed, the j vicinity will, not bo large, but some Crown withdrawing the second lifo is in the vicinity Tho young man was found guilty but j of Cncf Mcntour. The hurricane was in view of the' fact that this was the severe at Gulfport, Miss., waves corn- first offence and that of an unre- j over lhc niatr.moth pier and wa- proachable past and further that he ter going into the city, doing con- I train wrccfc mate. In Kew Orleans alone five are known to be dead and a milj-ion dol- lars will not repair the damage done i to the beautiful Crescent City. It is said that plate gloss alone will cost to replace. The capital of the state is cut off from die coast points. The dome of tho new capiitol at Jackson. Miss., was wrecked and the old capitol un- roofed. The streets were a tangle of I live wires and the fallen trees and de- bris made the highways impassable. At Vicksiburg two vessels were sunk and a third was driven ashore. to be washing into -a number of ex- i posed settlements. The Texas coast escaped the storm. At Nashville, Tenn.. the G-uli hurricane -had reacherl 'that point and blowing at a vclocity ot" So miles au hour. No fatalities liave been heard of but the wires an: :3own in direction. Property damage in Jlobile and tho had been in jail since tie Oth inst. siderablc damage. Nothing south of His Honor suspended sentence on the That point has been heard from. lurnishing of two securities of From Calvcston. Texas, reports of n. each and also his personal number of deaths on. the Louisiana j.for S100. which was speedily arrang- i coast result of thf hurricane are arriving. High were reported New Orleans. Sept. was im- possible this morning to estimate the loss of life in Terrebonne Parish, and it is probably the restoration of the communication with other parts of Louisiana may bring the knowledge of further casualties. It. is impos- sible to give correct estimate of pro- perty loss as reports of damage are coming- in -hourly. Many towns suf- fered from the storm, and numerous j plantations felt its disastrous effects. The cane and cotton crops of Louis- iaja sustained serious damage. j The list of known dead Chas. I John Arends, Victor Pulfol. Ferrellson, A. T. Bartholomew, A. T. Dessair, Henry Schleiser, wiu: and children, and four members of a family named Vinedeckcr. At 'son, Miss.: Charles Clayton, Carl Wesiler.. At Terrob'onne, Bayou, La.: F. K. Smith, of New Iberia, La. Re- lief expeditions which lelt for the island yesterday have not Grant Island, in former storms, has been a heavy sufferer. Definite news I of TeiTebonno Pfirish is awaited. What is probably the largest real estate deal, locally, was consummat- ed an Monday when J. W. Woulf, M. P. P. of Cardston. sold to Bullock Bros, of Taber two thousand one hundred and sixty acres of his farm just east of Cardston for S33 per acre. Mr. Woolf still has the modest. little area of three thousand acres, which is not included in the deal. The land is situated cast of the St. Mary's river in townships two j three, range 24, one cf the sections .being located at the new Norris, elft- vator which is on. .the A. R. T. ;Ry. from Raley. The Bullock Bros. will farm this land personally and ,will hereafter devote their interests 'in the Cardston district. The deal was put through by the Cardston Realty Company. Limited., of Tard- The A. R- I. Ry. is rapidly 'nearing these -townships and the price ;of land is increasing correspondingly. Between Raley and the tor- minal points on the line of. construc- is one of the finest wheat dis- tricts in the southern part of the i province. The fact that practical like the Bullocks have decided ;to go in and make their home ihorc speaks well for Cardston and th.> dis- trict. small debt case of Julien vs. Parks, Of was decided in favor of the defend-! jng cattle. ant. In the the farmers would see the advantage) mixed farming and rais- case of Nairn vs. Canada West Coal Co., Ltd., the company was appealing against a judgment against them in a case of damages for wages and wrongful dismissal. Judg- ment was reserved. A LUCKY FARMER Eegina, Sept. Loverock has sold his miles south-- east of the city for eight There will be pasture land where j bsing twenty-five dollars an acre. An.-- they can drive the cattle in the sum- mer and in the winter they will have feed on their farms for them. The farmers will not have any fears of American is the purchaser. The pur- chase price "was paid spot cash and Loverock takes this year's crop. He has been farming only 10 years loss .because of storms in the win- bougb.t the land at a :very low fig iter. MOTORMAN SU.'CIDES Toronto, Sept. Cohen a was found dead in his bath today with his throat cut and a pen knife in his hand. President .Wattles is willing- to make some concessions, including! I higher wages and to grant some min-1 or'points to the trolley strikers' in Omaha. EARY TO LEAD _________________________ A PET LIFE .....________._ I 4 'T' nPTIfOI 4 GREAT TRIBUTE PAID Discoverer Of Nortll TO LATE GOVERNOR1 Pole Is Decided MRS. ROBINSON FOUND GUILTY Sudbury, Ont., Sept, A f- ter six hours deliberation the jury in the case of Mrs. Rob- X inson last night, found the 4: prisoner guilty of the murder if. .of her infant daughter, Jessie, on March 7, 1908. St. Paul, .Minn., Sept. or' the most remarkable tributes ever paid to the memory of a public man in Minnesota was accorded tho hae Governor Johnson today. I From .the hour that the Governor's {death was first publicly announced by I tolling bells in Rochester, all usual (public activity was abandoned. All banks, stores .and offices were closed, j and public buildings were draped in I black and purplp J Governor Johnson's body was es- corted to a special train for St. Paul by a throng- of citizens from every Iwalk of life. On the train were Mrs. j Johnson, a few Of her personal i friends, state officials and friends of i i the dead governor. As the cortege passed down the J street leading to the railway station j the escort lined up on cither side j with heads and the hundreds of I people around the depot showed like respect. Mayor Thompson had proclaimed it a day of public mourning. TheJMay- or and councilmen acted as pall bear- ers. At St- Paul the train was met by detachments of all the local com- panies of the National Guard and es- cort of police. In spite of the heavy downpour oi' rain, the procession to the state capitol with the militia was followed by thousands of people. At the state capitol the body was placed j in the rotunda, where it will lie in! Syd-nev. NT. S., Sept. (state until tomorrow afternoon when j mander Peary will accept no inviti- j the Rev. J. Lawlcr, chaplain of the !-tions und no public honors, it is said- j governor's staff will conduct services until the question of the discovery of in the capitoi. On Thursday the the North 'Pole has been decided by body will.be taken to St. Peter where; scientific authorities. final services will be hold and- inter- At the reception here today held to ment made beside his mother's grave, the Commander at the Sydney Hotel. on .his arrival. he made a short WILL BUILD LADIES' COLLEGE spcech. He "Eleven times I j Eegina, Sept. Stiffa, act- h-avc Sydney for the North Pole. jing for the Oblate Fathers, :hns pu> Once j brought back the largest meft- chased lots on Cornwall streot. cor evcr found. The last time I Tho price paid is' twelve thousand i brought back my fsirthest north, and and this gives the Oblate Fathers time 7. have brought back the control of nine lots the corner of 'North Pole.." Cornwall and Twelfth. It is bo.liev-; ed that a ladies' college will be erect-1 FUNERAL OF THE ed on this site. LATE MR. BIRKETT A SAILOR'S DYING GIFT Toronto, Sept. remarkable i fact developed in connection with, the I transfer of the Lawlor building, at I the corner of King and Yonge streets, ;the most valuable site in the city to 1 the Manufacturers' Life Insurance j Co., for being that this was the first .sale of the property sines the original patent was granted by the crown to >a sailor, who gave it to j Lawlor as a dying gift. Mrs. Lawlor, i who owned the property, is in Ger- i many with her daughter, Baroness Von Basi-lager, The funeral of the late Holland Birkett was held yesterday at three o'clock from Fetterly's dertaking parlors to the English church where service was conducted, by Rev. Mr. Chivers. The was conducted by the Masonic The following brothers acted as pall-' _ bearers: Hugh Scott, Alvin Ripley, s-: Normaii McLeod, Harry C. B. Bowman. A large number of the members of The Masonic order accompanied body to the grave. fMS ;