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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TWO THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD FOSTER IN PANTOMINE QUICK CHANGE ARTIST BOBBIE" KERB INVITED WEST (Ottawa Free Press) j Hon. Gco. E. Foster, on the is the harlequinade of the political pantomime. The parti-colored pants of the harlequin in the pantomime of tho theatre have their counterpart in the contrasts of the hon. ger.tlc- man's utterances. Here he 'I the Government for anri the National rail- way; and o-TT i'i 7 Edward' Ms'ideas of eqpuomy'to the wi.irts says he i ho steamer oUuv to be To Run With Malcolm- son of Spokane Spokane, Wash., Sept. j Kerr, Canada's speedy champion sprinter and winner of the 200-metre obliged to give dash at the Lolldon been tunnel. I stand ready inviu'd w to Spokane from To- "to implement th. bond of union byj the construction of the tunnel." It was so beautifullv Fosteriau; j and, no doubt, when he said "I stand lween 0cTober 5 and 10> aurin- the 1 Interstate Fair. The dashes {will be at 100, 200-and 300 meter? with cups to the winner of each and He also clapped his hands together lo the man Iukiu? two out and quite believed what he said when! three. Robert H. Cosgrove has au- i thorized Mike Butler, trainer ef Mal- a, to incur the expenses up- st Malcolmson. a lively lo- to take PIac" ready, etc.'." he struck his- hands to- ounc- s ffether in his emphatic way and quite j what he said. his blue ruin speech on the Trans- will biuld a syb'uftrinc tunnel i.m the mainland to the island, vim-ii. if it will cost one dollar, o-si, one-' htmdred million. j This last statement no pnesfi. Tt is based on fact. Tho. tunnel under; the Hudson river, which is 1 yards, cost The Nor-j thumberland strait. between Prince j Edvrard Island and. the mainland, is, at its narrowest part, thirteen and a half miles; and in making the tunnel you could not. of course, commence j on., the edge of the You wouM have to begin away back inland and grade down into the sea bottom. There would have to he an allowance of several miles on the island and also, on the. mainland; so that the tunnel would, be not less than 16 .at. .the rate per yard at which.-the .Hudson .river, tunnel was -constructed.-the total-cost would he v- j The-: Tunnel would bo- the nrst big submarine- 'tunnel in the world, and Canada would have lelt herself able to afford what Great Britain, vith all .her wealth, has not yet namely, a similar -tunnel from the south of Scotland to the north of Ireland. Of course, everyone can cyrnpa-- thize with the position of Prince Ed- ward Island and its desire to nava a. continental in the House of Comxnons on July. 17. he "And yet, notwithstanding all Invalids quickly builds up strength and the marked progress towards health made by invalids who take it. There if only one 85 BOVRIL A Bunch of Ljve Wires cessary to bring Kerr to Spokane, and it is believed the young Canadian this appalling load of cash and oth, j has been or obligations (tho load is a11 at the jr Sl6y.OW.000, the probable cost oil Bounds, under the tutelage ol of the Prince Edward Island tun- j Cutler he is developing a new stride; neiy that are to be met. as mvch as P" !act- Butle' believes he is now met in their to seconds and says fully four yardse faster than s at Port- fates are to be decrees or natural laws in their working out, no amount of "Oh, we whetl ke wfent to land last spring. don't care.' will get rid of them; no waving of hands puts them out J from fronting you; no optimism bas ed on insufficient grounds of con- j Rambling Reveries B Y DREAMER A PLEA FOR THE" BOYS i ALASKA WHEAT A FAKE People wonder why the boys want to leave- the farm, and try their fot- sideration or JIe> jn his op.f_j make good on liis assertions, the dis- preinium, let them "have it to do the mainland which the hard weather mjsm- could'go even'beyond the gov-j ol an agricultural marvel is j as they pi'ease withf it wiu stimu- Los Augeles, Cat., Sept. Sydney, N. S.-W., Sept. die Welch, tho English lightweight J Johnson, the Amcrioaii colored pu- has signed articles for a light with Tommy Burns the -heavy weight champion, '-he fight to take place in this city in December and to be for the championship of the world. Burns said today that this will be his last fight. knocked out Frank Carsey of Chicago in the fourth round1 before the Pacific A. C. here tonight. Carsey was fighting strong when thtf clever Englishman worked his famous shift and right to the jaw. sent a crushing- dropping Carsey like a log and he was out for two minutes, and was unable to move for thirty Frederietoii, B., Sept. by his brother in mistake for a moose while out hunting together last even- ing Benjamin, Smith of Beaver Dam, fourteen miles from this city, is now lying at liis home at the point of London, Sept. Johnston signed articles for a fight with Burns here tcwiay and booked passage on the steamer Ortena for Sydney sailing on Friday. The terms of the match provide that' the winner shall re- ceive and loser York, Sept. to body. The brothers had separated on their way to a small pond in woods. Edward Smith arrived the first death with a bullet hole through his receive the sum of they demanded -of Santa" Hed'a, a well to do real estate dealer, blackmailers for the fourth time in a month sought early today to kill him and his family by setting flrc to Ms home in. the upper part of the city. Extra ordinary measures were taken to pre- and on a noise in the rear and seeing a dark object in the semi- darkness, he fired and was horror u> recognize thj: moment after that he had shot his" brother. The wound is a very dangerous one and his recovery is considered doubt- ful. of winter will not interrupt. The tunnel may come in time, when con- struction of tunnels has been cheap- ened and the resources of the Domin- ion Government have not so many -calls to satisfy. But the present is certainly not opportune. A country cnunenfs supporters and pledge him- j exploded, and is. in fact, without j late a desire to attend to the" de- self to another obliga-j foundation. obligation that .would worki out at Si.550 per Iisad of the popu-i lation to be served, including men, j women and children. This is said without prejudice to ILLUSTRIOUS TRAIN CREW Fort Francis, Ont., Sept. strong south wind which has been blowing all day has filled the air with a dense smoke from the forest nres which are raging south and east of the city. It would appear as if the whole northern part, of Minneso- ta is on fire and if it keeps on much longer without rain there is no telling what the end may be. Grave fears are entertained that- the fire may spread northeast into Hunters Island a'ad if it- once gets there millions of dollars worth of pine will bi de- So far the Canadian tracks and bridges have escaped. has to be pretty affluent to the tunnel project. The Liberal Go-; Will Taks Spokane Excursionists to Moscow tails of the farm and what is lost hy letting them have the money Trill be made up by the extra care they will take in preparing for the next fair, and it will also increase the and enticed Powder Springs, Ga., Sept. ter forming and heading a posse to chase Robert Bostwick, a negro who had attacked her nine year old daugh- ter, Mrs. Sarah Eeed.. wife of a prom- inent citizen shot the -negro, full of I bird shot as soon as he was over- London, Sept. a mark their disapproval at being called out! repeat an evolution which; Jiad been improperly performed in! tlivi daytime, the crew of ihti Brit- ish cruiser, Gibraltor, while on its way to Australia, destroyed all the gun sights on board. As a punish-! ment, all the customary of the crew, including smoking and; the use of the canteen have been, stopped until the culprits are discov-i ered. v j; The Gibralter is at'present at Ba-M nay, West Australia, where she has i j taken part in the welcome of tkeij American fleet. New York, Sept. at-j tainment of autonomy for Ireland! predicted by John Redmond, M.! Y. envoy of the' United Irish Society'" to this country in an address last! night at the Hoffman House where! he was the guest at a reception, giv-- en by the New York branch of. the: Irish societies. Mr. Redmond, while 'j vent their escape-, including the wir- j declaring that the Irish -nationalist ing of all the outside doors of the j movement lias now reached the point house. All the- family must have per- wnere success within a short time ished if a neighbor had not discover- ed the fire and summoned the fire- men. sight, declared that the hope s continued progress lay in j spread of education and the new free if nationalist university which was }l opened last spring. h, St. Louis, Sept. have, all we need; thank G.od. our daily bread, and are happy." say John and i Sept. J." 3tarianna Szarmbeck. who live on ten cents a day. Both arc close to the century mark and have been mar- ried 50 years. They live in a tene- an. Democratic candidate for dent, in a .spech at Harrington Del and this city tonight assailed the Republican party for being as he jjj ment house in the Polish colony of j charged, as in the grasp of the Cor: pi St. Louis, and while neither knows positions .and more particularly the the exact age of either, both, are old Steel Trust which he fur the first time enough to remember the later days of j openly announced was furnishing ip the first Napoleon's reign. funds for the Republican party in John worked as a stonecutter (until tllt? political contest now on. Mr. he lost an eye eight'years ago. Since then their little reserve fund has been spent, and John does odd jobs Bryan attacked Mr. Taft and 5us plat- form generally. Steel Trust today is support- of mending for his neighbors which i ing the Republican party and the-; it; nets a scant dollar a week. (Republican committee dare not say ty': They could have as much more as j before election. the amount of money Isi they needed, for none of the kindly it will collect from the 'officials of to il1 its cam- folk that have lived with the old the couple in the tenement house would paign taken. Bostwick was at the Reed home little girl into J j value of both farm, and the stock. demonstrating to the world the fea- sibility of submarine tunnels. Be- sides, the island is but square railes and the population to be served is only 103.257. Apart from the fiscal and engin- eering features of the project, the main point of interest is the drama- tic pose ot the honorable gentleman when he uttered these words, which brought him thunders of "As the" sailing vessel "has been vernment will be quite as willing 'as i '-Spokane, Wash., Sept. Capital- j Boys like a little fun now and1 then. work crowds and they try to any Conservative to build one when ists and officials of the Spokane havc a little sport, don't scold or. such is feasible. Mr. Foster's pledge.' Inland Empire Electric Railway put in a word yourself; the is used merely to illustrate how mach j em will compose the operating crew wo og tne easjer_ DO think importance must be attached to his j of the first train to be sent over the too much of your dignity. Do late philippics on 'the Governments! newly completed electric line from j thiug to the boys' think they alleged extravagance and the j Spokane to Moscow, Ida., 94 miles are having a good time. In short, ing obligations" which confront the i south of ..here, the morning of Sep- with your A iun country. Mr. Foster evidently thinks j tember 23, when the club of j good nature will go far towards that, weighed in the balance atra-nst this city will give its annual e'xcur- 1 turning work, into play. Tfhen you a few Prince Edward Island votes, a sion. The crew will be headed by few score more millions do not rtal- superseded by the steamer, so wiD i ly much matter.. C P. R TO CONTROL THE A. R I. CO. Jay P. Graves, president of the com- pany, as conductor, and his son Clyde M. Graves, as motorman. Waldo G. Paine, general passenger agent, fig- ures as head brakeman, the brake- man in the rear being E. C. Bowdish. H. D. Perris will audit the conduc- tor's count and Aubrev Lee White is get a boy so that he loves his work he will love his home and his par- ents, and you will have a strong arm to rest on as you go down the slope. Home life is the sure test of home character. Let the husband grow cross and surly and the wife grow cross and unamiaofe. The children! grow cross and savage as outbuilding where he attacked her see them suffer. however, satisfies all their wants. The single dollar, j Enormous crowds greeted the can- i didate wherever he has spoken. and then fled. When the child told their by asphvxiation in a well Kegina, Sepi. Ke- Baltimore, Md., Sept. 16 mob M mileg south Q{ a. shot gun, formed a posse of neigh- bors and led them in pursuit of the m-gro. After a long chase the negro was discovered hiding behind a log in a Mrs. Reed called on the members of the posse to stand back, raised the gun and discharged both barrels into the negro, probably fatally wounding him. She began to reload the gun when the sheriff and deputies rode up and took charge of the negro. Mrs. Reed, sobbing, begged the sheriff to let her finish Bostwick. sheriff city_ ing ground of the Irvinites, a reli- gious sect which is holding a eonven- tion at Brooklyn, a suburb, and; set The well had been sunk to a depth I fire to two large tents used by the of forty feet and on the previous denomination for meeting purposes. evening dynamite had been used to I remove a rock. Yesterday morning the two men were working alone at the well. Richardson went down to remove a stone. On, reaching the bottom he gave a cry of distress and Regan called to a. threshing crew to come to his help. When the men came on? ot them went part of the way down but signalled to be haul- ed up again as he was being suffocat- ed. Regan then volunteered to RO hurried the negro to Marietta to pre-jdown and the men went to put the i rope around his body but he put vent a lynching. rn-ti i i w -t ti4iu oti i. to be- the official bancer on the trip. bears. The lo.ther becomes callous. The train will carry 225 excursionists v v 11-1 r i j i peevish, hard, kind of a two-leaved peevish, hard, kind of a two-legged DIRECTORS SET ASIDE TWO .MILLION DOLLARS FOR PARTICULARS OBTAINABLE HERE THIS and a band of 15 pieces. The partv: v T.- I brute -with clothes will ihs s.t ret ing late in the evening. Winnipeg, fresh aspect ia thrown on the shooting of Robert Kirk, a striker last night at Weston The tents were completely destroyed- and a house in which were stored 2. quantity of provisions which partly burned. Two guards at the. place re- treated to the house occupied by the sect and raised the alarm. The first members to appear were menaced with pistols but when the religionists came out in larger numbers the mob' disappeared. The principal cause, of trouble it is thought was tr-e vigcr- ous preaching of the Irvinites in which they denounced the peop'e of the town generally. The founder -oi them aside saying that, there was not! the sect it is alleged used some of- time and immediately descended sit- ting astride one of the boards at- tached to the rope which was lower- fensive language towards the of the town. The Canadian Pacific Railway Com- j ing expenses leaving net pany is preparing to secure sufficient j earnings at for the year, interest in the Alberta Railway There was a decided falling off ii Irrigation Company as will consti- j the sales of their agricultural lands, tutb a substantial control of that the total area disposed of in the year company. This is one part of the twenty-seventh annual report of the 4irectors of the Canadian- Pacific being acres, as against 994.- 840 acres in the previous year. The average price realized, however, was FOURTH HALIFAX FATALITY Halifax, N. S., Sept. fourth death by burning within the last few weeks occurred here Saturday night. The victim was Henrieite Garrowy, a teacher in one of the public schols of the city. Miss Garroway had been on. The wiie i bristles ;in self defence. Ther devel-1 by the story of dfcfence WtUCh> lffed by a hand winch' op an unnatural growth sharp-1 correct' mak ness of teeth and1 the house is haunt-! Wlth ed by ugliness and domestic brawls. than ever. Lemans, Sspt, the, fieid of This is not what the family circle should be. If one must be rude to an3r, let it be to someone does not love parents. be taken away and memory recalls -not his wife, brother or Let one of the loved ones Hepner the man who was arrested on suspicion appeared in court this morning but the case was remanded for a week by request of the prose- cution. Daniel Hepner is a young man of about 21 years of- age and working in the C.P.R. stores. He is thus not way Co. to the shareholders. much better, being S9.34 per aero. J reading to her father who ia almost j a. thousand sayings particular paragraph in the report j company spent for I blind and went UP stairs to change Death quickens recollections painful-' a strikebreaker at all His story. dealing with this matter rea-.Ia as Alberta Railway Company, owning il-S mill's o. rail- way in Southern Alberta, and acres of land, part of which is served by irrigation ditches. wa> operated by its owners us a cli'Se. friendly connection of your company, yielding to your lines a large revenue from trafSc interchanged, and furnish iag the company and settlers along the railway a supply of coal. To ensure a continuance of this desir- able connection your directors deem it prurient for the company to se- cure such an interest in tho property as will constitute a substantial con- trol, and they have arranged to do this at an approximate cost of Apart from the traffic ad- vantages thereby safeguarded, the: investment itself will prove a profit- able one." Tho report has various other items of interest to those who arc not shareholders in the company. Up to June 30. 1.90S there has been spent on the Macleod Lethbridgc de- viation the sum of and on the Crow's Pass branch 656. The gross earnings of the com- pany were and the work- new lines under construction, SlO.-i her clothes preparatory to going out. She threw the match she used to for additional rolling stock, j shops and machinery and j a lamP on floor- mus- for additional yards, buildings, sid-j lia dre5S took firt' and before her ings. etc. During the year the com-! father could come to her aid she was so badly burned that she died pany carried 15.040.325 tons of] freight and passengers, i The company has miles of I railway and controls miles j within a few minutes. ly. The grave cannot hide the white faces of those who sleep. The coffin and the green ground are cruel mag- nets. They force us to remember. A man never sees so far into human life as when he looks over a, wife's which is. very largely borne out by the C. P. R. police authorities, is briefly this: He left the shop gates shortly after 9 o'clock last night to to his home, when he was j accosted by eight or ten strikers, who wished to know whether "he intended or a mother's grave. His eyes grow wondrous clear then and he sees quit W0rk Or nOt" Alarmed at BASEBALL PLAYER SUICIDES he never saw before, what it is to more. Nashua, N. H., Sept. I. love and be loved. It is a pitiable Just what means to the city! Vansant. aged 33 years, for several picture of human weakness when is hard to conjecture. Ii the C.P.R. i years a prominent baseball player j those we love best are treated worst, get control of the A. R. T. Co. it i and a member of the Albany team of ENCOURAGEMENT Encouragement is something we naturally look for. A little praise a word of hope, or a cheerful smile- something for the hungry soul to grasp and the weary mind to rest upon, as we climb the toilsome moun is. not likely that they will keep spe- 1 York state league committed sui- cial offices here to operate 113 cir-d at his home in this city by of railroad. Thev will nrobablv ah- -shouting himself through the heart. j the system as they havi- the i It was stated by members of the fam- Oabrary and Edmonton company and ily that since his return from. Albany operate the line from the divisional j a few days ago he had displayed point which happens to be here. signs of melancholia. Vansant was Tn all probability the C.P.R. will for several seasons with the New ".xtcnd the Cardston branch to the-1 England League. He had also play- boundary. ed with the St. Louis National Lea- The C.P.R. having control of the gue and with a St. Paul team. He i." R. I. Co. will mean that what! _______________ railway competition this city has ENGLISH GENERAL SUICIDED had will be cut off and Wateringburg, Eng., Sept. will become a one-railroad city for! Major General Charles Edward Luard whose wife was mysterious- ly murdered near London, Aug. "i-itri several years, at least. The Herald interviewed L. N'ai- amith.jthe general manager, of the A. committed suicide today by throwing H. I. Co. here but he could not! himself in front of a railway train, give any information on the matter, j His body was found lying close to a railway crossing not far from Wat- erinburv. tain of life. many ftoor hearts have sunken into tlespondency, when a little encouragement has reassured them. Tho soldier locks for it, on the field of battle, it is the cheering voice of his leader that urges him o-n through the danger of death and crowns the day with victory. The poet and the artist, the writer 'and the musician look to .the world to acknowledge their genius and give them praise. It is encouragement which calls forth their noblest ef- forts to climb the mount of fame, until they surmount all difficulties their aggressive attitude he started to run, when, he saw another group of men in front and saw a shot fired which grazed two of the fingers on his right hand. Continuing to run he was chased j by two C. P. R. constables who brought him in to Chief St. John. This last, on hearing his story advis- him to apply for police protection, which he did, not even knowing at the time he went to the station that another man had been shot. On his arrival he was of course detained by the authorities. Ottawa, Sept. are six elections which will be held later than the gt-neral elections. These are Chicoutimi, Saguenay and Gaspe in Quebec; Kootenay and Yale-Caribou in British Colum- bia. In the Yukon Territory the election not take place probably before December, much time being required to post the different notices and for- ward the naners. In the other coun- T. r n :nd Write namcs in lct- i the date- is left with the return- Tickhng or dry Coughs will quickly I ters upon itp summit. Then let us iloos..-n when using Dr.Shoop's Cough J give encouragement to each other in Remedy. And it is so thoroughly every effort of good, in every noble I harmless, that Dr. Shoop tells' action, in the little Milk Chocolate Stick, Medallions, Cro- quettes, Cream Bars etc. are truly delicious. For sale by all dealers from Coast to Coast. THE COWAN CO. LIMITED, TORONTO. mothr-rs to use nothing else, even for vi.-ry young babies. Tho whole- duties of life, and we will be. happier for it, the world' will be better, and a smiling, j sonu- green leaves and tender stems providence will look down and bless of a lung healing mountainous shrub our labor of Jove, ghv 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 injurv or suppress. Demand Dr. IN COMMEMORATION Halifax, Sept. Canadian Club has undertaken to raise a fund to erect a tower comomorative of the 150th annix-ersnry of the cstab- Accent no other. Sold by lishment of Parliamentary institu- J. J. Johnston. tions in Xova Scotia. ing officers. Garbutt Business College Fall Term now open in Telegraphy, Commercial and Shorthand Depart- ments. Unique prospectus free. Address F. G. Gar- butt, Principal, 354 Elev- enth Ave. W., Calgary. Avovers this morning Wilbur "Wright, the aeroplanist of Dayton, eclipsed all European records in sus- tained aeroplane flight. He remain- ed in the air for 39 minutes and 18 3-5 seconds. This gives the Wright Bros, the record for both hemi- spheres. Mr. Wright circled the field at a-n average height of 45 feet. He turned and twisted in every direction and had complete control of the aero- plane. It is estimated that he cov- ered 25 miles. Mr. Boiler, president of the Aero Club was the official timer. Minister of Marine Thomsen is expected here shortly to witness Mr. Wright's nights. Mr. Wright has notified the Aero Club that he will on Friday for the club's prize of for the longest flight over an enclosed ground. He will compete at the same time also for the Michelrn cup for the greatest distance covered by an aeroplane in the present year. Washington, D. C., Sept. ville Wright and Lieut. Selfridse of the signal corps -were hurled to' the ground from a height of seventy-five feet in Mr. Wright's a-eroplane at Fort Meyer late .this afternoon by a propeller blade- breaking. The two men were removed to the at" Fort Meyer. The machine is a total wreck. The accident was due to the Tabcr, Sept. Alex. Bul- lock, a. young ma.n 20 years of age, is lying in a critical condition upon his father's homestead, section 18, about two miles south west of Wood- pecker, from having eaten poisoned canned corn. The boy's father, Ernest Bullock, on Tuesday at noon opened a can of corn for lunch. When Alex, returned at night he ate a portion of what was lufi, in the can. A few hours later he was taken violently ill and has grown steadily worse. He is thought to be suffering from ptomaine poisoning. Dr. "Leach is attending him and states that he is a. very siCiC St. Petersburg Sept. offi- cial bulletins issued yesterday on the cholera situation give tho number of cases in the city as 2-49 with i 70 deaths. M. Worozoff, manager of the Schulzelburg S. S. Co., was strick- en with thrt disease today, indicat- ing that the disease is beginning to spread from among tho poorer clas- The Novoe to the bettor classes. Vrcmya. urges that Gotuj.i ski, prefect of St. Petersburg ,bc en- trusted with the complete powers to take charge of the situation in view snapping off of the 'blade of' the le-ft propellor. Mr. Wright had sub- stituted a new set of propellers yes- terday and was trying them out for the first time. The work required of them probably was too great and one of them snapped under the strain. The right propeller continued in operation and caused the aero- plane to turn over-on its side throw- ing out the two men. Wright's in- juries are announced of a fractured leg below the knee and a alight cut over the left Ke is not intern- ally injured. Lieut. Self ridges in- juries consist of a fracture of the skull at the base of the head. Mr. Wright was conscious. Lieut. Self- ridge did not re-cover consciousness after the accident ami died after be- ing taken to the hospital. Regina, Sask., Sept. af- ternoon judgment was ticc Pendergast. in nven by Jua- the action brought last February in the Sas- katchewan supreme court, by Mack Sing, Chinese store keeper, carrying on business in the city, against Ma- yor Smith, Chief Hanvood, Corporal. Hogg, Constable A. J. Hogarth and C. E, Gleadow for arrest find false imprisonment on the night of Aug- 23rd last year. Stated briefly the judge fouYid amounting to that- the 67 Chinese taken from their homo lodgings to thft city jail on the oc- casion -svere improperly arrested anrl detained but they suffered thereby no damage in business or reputation a.s would justify a large indemnity. defendants were ordered to pay damages and the costs of Ui-.- suit which will be'cor.sidvrabk1. Toronto, Sept. Calhous Palmer, owner of the Iroquois Hotel find proprietor of the Palmer Housi- of this city died after a few week's Dracheff- illness from pneumonia with compli- cations. Mr. Palmer was known from one end of the Dominion to tho other aa he- was probably tho oldest of the inefficieay ol municipal au-1 hotel keeper in Canada. He was thoritics. horn in New York state in 1333. ;