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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily IV. Letbln-iilge. Alia. fciturcliiy, Bcptamhcr mil N umber 239. EARLY START ON SEWAGE PLANT T. Aird Murray Forwards Complete Other Works It is iiuitc possible thai a start will yet lie iradc on the, sewage dis- posal system- this fall. Tlic delay oecasioncd this summer on this has lieen on account of the failure of tlie consulling engineer, D. Aird Mur- ray, of Toronto, to send the, plans specifications for tile plant. Tin1. in.-ittir was broached at Hie regular meeting of the council on Tuesday, null Engineer Ulanchard was instruct- ed In wire Mr. Murray as to the ciuisc of the delay, lie has received in rcviy .1 telegram stating that the plans were delayed on account of the non-arrival of some important- speci- fications from 'Europe, but that the EARTHQUAKE FELT IN ALASKA Seattle, Sopt. strong shock was ftjlt in tho Prlii M William Sound country of Alaska lost night, but i'ts extent eanno.t Iro learn- ed beciuwo earthquake severed tiro cable connection between yVliiBlta and VaJdex, 300 inilCE south of the latter place. INHUMANITY OF EXCITEMENT Aviator's Death Caused by Jeers and 1 aunts of Crowds Dayton, Ohio, Sept. in- to the air by the jeers of thousands who called him a coward, Frank II. .Miller, iig-ad a Toledo aviator, shoi into the sky at twilight this evening and at the height of 200 feet was burned to dentil before the" eyes of the terrified spectators on the Miami county fair grounds at Troy, .north of here. Milter had circled the race track and was just s-iartiug on a full plans would be forwarded from {spiral glide into a neighboring corn Toronto about the 20th. Mr. Blanch-1 Hold when something went wrong. De seen making a frantic 'attempt to gfct his machine under con ard, therefore, expects to plntss and specifications within a lew when suddenly the whirring of davs when the mallei: of letting the J the propellers ceased. The craft i t tin theu dropped Hire a shot, from fifty contract w.ll he cnnsiclcic bj the fmme ah council. The money lor the system j tank has already.been voted, and the city The macliine was wrecked council is. very anxious to get jmpnct and debris wa-5 hurl-ad ivorv started as soon as possible, for hundreds of fe-et In alt directions. it is recognized ns onc t'lc niost, What remained of the machine and important, undertakings ihe ciiy has j its driver was burned almost to a in'linml at the present time. Mr. crisp as they dropped vapidly to tta stated to HIP Herald this I earth. Hhux morning thgt lie I nought the con- fitniction of the plant would require at least a yrar. In Turoulu llioy have just completed their plant after two ycaiV work, and although the plant here will be-by no moans as a large amount of steel is re- q m red in the construction, which means that special orders for steel have to be placed. It is hardly likely that the work will bo done by 1he city, as it is believed that better results will be obtained by having the done under contract. Rlaiiohard ims also submitted a report to tho council regarding the work to be done in Henderson Park. Tho.grading outfit is now at work there, and n large amount of the grading will be done this fall. Mr. lllanchara stated this morning that thought it would be impossible to get thr Traicr turned into the lake fall. All the work of rip-rap- H was Miller's second flight of the (lay and 1he fifth and last of pin 'he shore of the lake lias yet to "be done, and it; is not thought pos- sihls to begin this part of tiie work before nest spring. Mr. Ulanchard in the afiernoon today his machine acted itivatteafly and he did not care io go up. The crowd jeered him this afternoon when-he aaiti he would not make a flight, and this evening he went into tire air. BAD WEATHER ATMAGRATH FAIR Exhibits are Conditions for the Last Day Sept. a driving rain, snow and sleet storm in pro- gress the annual fall fair of the Ma- grath Agricultural Society, which -be- gan this morning, will be somewhat luimpei'od. both In attendance and hi exhibits. Notwithstanding incle- mency of weather, however, the directors have responded loyally to responsibilities redtnm on them, and the exhibition wfjl lw held re- [irdless of these disadvantages. The storm, although it will not. spoil the fair entirely, will without doubt pi'avent many exhibitors from setting i.lieir articles, stock and produce in from the country. It was exacted .hat a large number of exhibil'3 would be received from Raymond, but iv fa doubtful whether they will conve now FOR COLORADO SPRINGS The Dry Farming Congress Special Train Leaves 4 p. m., October 14. lOiKjulrleij from all parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan for reservation on the Colorado special train ai'a commencing to come in. Practically -all the space in two-sleeping: cars IB now taken by guots. Those who wish to nuiko this trip and help the city of to nMain the Dry Farming Conjii-tus in should write or .see Fred Downer as soon as possible. Buchanan's Majority from One Hundred and. Eleven Polls. Buchanan's majority still keeps growing and now stands a t nearly BOO, or not. The raws today were eon- with over seventy polls yet to be re- spkuioiis by their absence. The track port-ed. It is expected the complete 11! show a majority consid- erably over 1000. Glelchen. which was counted on to give a eonsidei- A splendid card of races I1 able majority for Mayrnth. gave Hu- been drawn up for today, but tU-a chanan ItC th-e vote standing US to RECIPROCITY STRONG IN WEST ROBBERS GOT A BIG HAUL Latest Returns Show On- ly Six Tories in Prairie Provinces of Winnipeg, Sept. 22. Canada, returns LoniKht MANITOBA Winnipeg Uaggart, Con. Brandon Aikins, Con. Portage la Con. McDonald Staples, Con. Roche, Con. Molloy, Lib. Lib. Provenchcr Dauphin Cruisx'J, count of the storm. If the w-ca'Uier clears up at once it is possible that some good sports will be .in order omorrow. that Some "ast horses are in th-e staples, many of them coming from outside points. atea have evidently decided .hey shall not be pulled off. Nearly all of the day was spent in iudging and arranging the exhibits, md taking everything into considera- 112. Carbon, which also was expect- eel to swell Magrath's vove, gave Bu- cliannn JO, the vote being to ST. Kwallwall, instead of giving Magrath a majority as expected, gav-e Buch- anan to the good, while Sinicoe in same -district Magratli 3. Ion the displays arc exceedingly fine. What there- is in is of a superior limllty, particularly the vegetables, vliloh arc without doubt wonderful, j Carlstadt J, are some V creditable exhibit of grains ami he othop majortiie, recorded in particularly the vegetables, ;i2' SS. Fer- grasses wili also be seen tomorrow, Ithongh very few of tlvi fanners ve yet threshed; anil on this ac- Buchanan's favor. The previous report of Highfield, giving; Buchanan 81 to 13, should count the exhibits will be rather lira- 1 !mve keen 31 to taking 50 off ted. The horse, cattle and slwep de- Buchanan's total GRITS FEEL BAD UNN FERNIE Consolation in Victory in Neighboring Liberal Ridings Fernie, Sept. day after has been a gloomy one in Fernie for those j ing. The judges have a long and la- who have worked lor and believed injurious task in front of them >artments are almost up to the stan- The net result of the polls recciv- (ard of previous years. Very littto cd give Buchanan- a majority of fUtt utlging of live stock was dona today, I from .111 polls. he government judge not being out rom 'Lethbridge. "The cooking, fancy work, fine arts and educational por- ions of the exhibition are splendid. exhibits in these -departments re equally as good as any -in the irovince. General disappointment is heard, lit directors, are taking an op- imistic view of the situation, and t is likely that Saturday will be a uccessful day after all. The judging as not yet been completed and it Is hereforo Impossible to obtain a list f prize winners at the time of writ- tiie triumph of Sir Wilfrid Laurier will take them some tim-s before (he OLIVER WILL HAVE OVER Edmonton, Sept. Bredin, Lib., elected. Souris Schaffner, Con. Llsgar Result in doubt with sev- eral polls to come. SASKATCHEWAN Assiniboia Turiff, Lib. Battlerord Clbampiignc, Lib. Hurnboldt Molloy, Lib. Mackenzie Cash, Lib. Moose Jaw Knowles. Lib. Thompson, Lib. Regina llartin, -Lio. LPJ. Saskatoon McC'raney, Lib. Prince Albert Con. ALBERTA Calgary Bennett, Con. Oliver, Lib. Macleod Warnock, Lib. Medicine Hat Buchanan, Lib. Red Clark, Lib. Strathcona Douglas, Lib. White, Lib. V side th-e city Indicate that the major-j A PECULIAR PROSECUTION High River, Sept.1 a magis- trate's court held here today, a young Calgary girl named Florence Wright was charged with haying on Sept. 9th at Calgary obtained the sum of 531.50 by false pretenses from .Ian. Mitchell, a farmer residing at Brant. Prosecutor showed he hired tho defendant in. an employment office in Calgary and paid her a month's wages advance. She accompanied him as far as High River, but refused to go further.' i-le then laid the informa- tion. For the ,T. Nolan, K.C., stated that when she was employed she was informed that the prosecutor was -3. married man, rosltiing with his wife about five miles from High River, j.ut found on her arrival at High River :hat Mrs. Mitchell was in Chicago and tlvat the ranch was 25 miles from High River. She also' denied the receipt of the money. In any case, argued the jhad been established and KpHlile. Sept. spec- ial from Kultag, Alaska, says: ".Miwkod men iudd -tip a ear on the Iditarod Flat -tramway oii'o and a half inlloB from Flat City yesterday, and stole a Htrong box containing 000 in jiold All the cir- cumstances show that the robbery was carefully plan- ned. REGRETS FOR LAURIER'S DEFEAT NEWFOUNDLAND1 DOES NOT WANT IT M in g 1 e d Comments of 1 British Press on the Elections Talk of Reciprocity Has Turned the Other Way London, Hept. papers at Britain comment on ihe election. The Power of the Trusts Daily News "It would be a grave error not to look behind thV party cries and programmes 1'or tiio real which defeated Laurier. Tliu railways and trusts are greater powers ia Canadian polities than ev- en in United .States politics, and St. Johns. Nfld, Sept. has bco" an JK' gefitlon in dcspatch-os from Washing, IU Canada llils- 'mrt-v Emm ion today that Newfoundland might "mc" unlt'ss by the nul- wt-k a reciprocity'treaty with the j ways and trusts. The influence of the United States now that the proposed U.p.U. in the west is enormous and pact Canada and the United no rational mind will talie the result States has been disposed of. doeu not ;as something of tragic moment. In. likely in the view of officials lo Jie rec-elVfld with eepecial interest among Newfoundlanders although at the time when the Canadian agree- nenl. was first arranged tentatively, the colony would have welcomed a similar arrangement. Tire present apparent rev-orsal of feeling is acr counted for by the fact that a num- ber of ftahertes firms which have made'Gloucester, Mtas., their exclus- ive headquarters, recently have es- lablishsd extensive branches in the south w'3st coast of rs'ewfoundlaud. DAREDEVIL AVIATOR FELL TO HIS 'DEATH Klmfvn. N- V., Sept. instant at. the Mansfield fair today. He bad started in an exhibi- tion flight and when three quaiters a mile from the ground his ma- chine turned turtle, and fell on a hillside. H'o was the. wrecked machine. 'His wife the history ot the llrltis Empire "the ]0yajty of Canadian Liberals and to (he topic is equally questionable and the development of the L-mpire will lake its inevitable not materially affected or de- flected one party or the oth- er ia in office." If the Liberal party- fails to see fliis opportunity it may have to face not only the Conserva- tives but Hit! Labor party, though the latter is as yet only in its infancy." "One permanent, irretrievable re- sult of tlie concludes the "is (he retirement of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. He ranked .head and shoulders above all the .colonial a Curtiss aviator, fell to glalcsincn tj1Rrc js Can.idn ID replace him. His absence froni the In.'pt'rial counsels will bo a, that can not be Glad of Defeat Daily Telegraph "Now that sed the fatality. USE; CONTEST, .AT MAGRATH FAIR Local Choir Won Big Ev- Render- ed Well Magrath, Sept. 23.-Usl evening in vltnea- IMS been -given against reci- procity witli a shout that will ring around the world. And there is no reason wli-- imperialists in the moth- CL country .should not giyc Full and free expression to their profound lief that the reciprocity agreement has received its knockout blow and (hat Hie principle of reciprocity is dead, dead beyond all resuscitation, and it will be a very long time, we fancy, before two statesmen 01 cither country will risk the experi- ment of proposing another conference on t IK; subject. It is Sir Wilfrid's old policy Hit- people of Canada hayo me 11 lunii'n ui on wiiu i im! the reciprocity for which he slak- fl1" and 1SJ Prl2t! WIt" by which Hon. Frank Oliver has! nnuuit u ncP3 can .b-a furmsbed the secretary been -sleeted is well over two toons- siioppard dismissed the casq. cd his political -career. His friends j rtmire his gallant fighting qualities, ners can .b-a furnished the secretary been elected is well over two thotis- and repres-entatives of the press. j and. has heon given apparently th-e lias suggcated than an island be left'and while deeply deploring his defeat, juarker, in connection with the otlvar largest majority'of any Liberal elect- in the west side of. tine, lake. This they still look to him as the greatest; directors, have labored bard to make be obtained by cutting a channel I leader the party has ever had in all its political career. The result came as a surprise, to through a knoll projecting into the lake, and the engineer thinks that Sins island beautify the appearance nf the whole j as an overwhelming disappointment ibis fair th-e blgg'ast and best in the history of JIagrath, and fortune fav- ored them so well up to the lime when would serve greatly to the most sanguine Conservatives, and 'the storm started that ihcy were en- The shore of the lake will be niadc as winding as possible to give the proper artistic appearance, as it IK the intwntton of the city to make the park as natural as possible, to the friends of reciprocity. Tlii! total vole polled in the Fernie thusiastic. now fsel a little appointed, but although -the fair will not fc-a BO successful as it otherwise would have been, their efforts local riding us sent out over the not ,be in vain, wire last night, got tangled, causing some awkward mistakes to appear in I'nLling nil formality. Driveways the press dispatches. 41 re lo be constructed, but this will j The last win: .QJed with Ihc opcra- not, be begun this year. In fact., all (or reads Total vote case in Fcr- ,that is contemplated for this fall is nie district, for King, 748 total for grading of thr shore line, and ihe jOooflcvc, fiO I King's majority, 1-H. Jrtigging of the channel for the island. Tins read in the papers, for The water for the lake will he sup-1 King and for Goodeve. The plied from the irrigation ditch majority remained the same, bnt the iiliroiiRh the park. Mr. Hlanchard j extra six which got- in advance of staled this morning that millions of! tlie real figures raised tjic' tota wfu gallons will be required, and he ex- 'such a sum as to presuppose that pec fed that it would require nearly nil summer to get the lake filled up. 'An outlet will he constructed on the West- ond connecting up with the pro- posed Charles St. sewer. From plans, the park will he one of (lie. finest in the west, and will certainly be tlie beauty spot of Let-hbrirfgo. On Gait Park the work is progress- ing ifipidly. The cement work will bn the figures related to the whole Kootenay district, thus indicating King'? election over Goodeve. This, 110 doubt, salved the wounds of Lib- eral readers for a short time, but even this short respite from sorrow ,.jer nml PREMIERSHIP CHANGES HANDS In Ten Days Laurier Will Resign the Reigns of Power Ottawa, Sept. ?2. If the precedent wet by government defeat in past. years is followed it will be ten days or a fortnight before Sir Wilfrid Lais- ils ministers formally hand was grudgingly granted them by a j resignation -to Ilia Kxccllen- few of the most covcious of their Conservative friends. Thn 'total vole in this district, finished today, while about half was about 400 more than was j after election members of bin Ihc grading 'is completed. The cm-'east three years ago, and indicates -cabinet came to Ottawa and held trul portion is being filled today. A greater inti', especially when the water line bus been laid so that a i very bad state of the pro- fountain may he installed if the city Ivailing yesterday, is taken inlo con- I Tjnurior and collonguea fit. Parl of the seeding of tho siileration win doubtkyfi follow a similar courts. Kernin ciiy even did better for Dr. King than his supporters had BOGROFF cy TSavJ Gray. Sir Charles Tnpp-er was defeated on June 23, IS96 Within a day or es of rabliiGt mcatlngs elenr bnainena which had accumulated 'during the progress of the campaign. park has lircn done, and (hat (he park is t, iking shape many com- plinientnry remarks aro being passed by the citizens. A great many peo- ple would like to see (lie city hall built on the park, but, this is a mat- ler v.'lilcli has not been officially con- as yet. on pftfe figured upon, giving him nearly two votes to one for Mr. Gootlcve; but j HogrofT, thp. nil side pollinc: planes did keep up the of in town was reduced to l-H as reported. on pegc snpt. the a-sBiashi Dimilri Prcmlor polling planes did not Stolypln, was tried today by a court ratio, and his majority innrHn] and to iloath by Bogroff is about 24 yenrs old and a graduate of Ktev ed in the en tiro Dominion, Mis ma- STRANGER DIED Winnipeg, Sept. unknown man WHS found in the yaixl of the AI- jorltyji'IIl nrobiibly exc.-eed that total Winnipeg, in an uncon- of 23lV which he'reneiviMl in tho dec-j condition, Friday morning. He tion of 1S98. Returns from the conn-j Was St. Bonlfac'3 hospital try pollins ftations nra slow in coin- j where he di-ed'without regaining con- ing in1'as many of tho voting places [scionsness. A Telegrapher' union are out .of reueli of either telephone j nartj issued lo J. S. Mclnnls, signed j thr. Assembly Hall the musical festi- val, held in connection with the ag- liciiHiiral Society's fair, was brought a ir.ost successful end; Prof. .Jones of ULiibridco, was the adjudicator j and full satisfaction, giving a to siitisiiiclory decision in every in- stance. The rendition of the various uned by the rejecting with the decisiveness the perils, ot the "Canada has declared for the old imperialism from end to end of the She cclved a majority of votes at this poll, the total being to 20. St. Albert gave a clonn nin.jority of Uivtere Qulhiire Ti-I, Alt-art Coal Hank Ijflc St'o. Anne, chtinied as a Con- fiervative stronghold, gave a Liberal majority of Clover Bar, uuother ConMervatfvp poll which Oliver a majority of but one in In- crcaaed that majority to 15. or telegraph. Eighty rural polls have j been 1-yiird from nut of a total of j one 'hundred and These SO j polls give Oliv-er a majority of 135S. Including -Jie forty-seven city polls, Oliver's majority stands so far at KJ7S. In -eighty noils beard from Oli- ver baa led in M, Gricsbach receiving" majorities in only 11 polls. The av- erage majority which Oliver has re- ceived In 'he 78 polls is 17 votes. At this in the remaining- ninety polls he will receive1 a majority of 1530 votes, ma king hie total major- ity 2908. Thi-s is "probably a liberal -astimal'j but it is safe to way that, the total majority will be consider- ably over two thousand votes. Morinvllta has Riven the largest majority of any poll either in ion or outside the city. OMvar re- Quick, St. Louis, Mo., was onp of Weaaed's pockets. On numbers splendid, and some of the best talent in Alhcrta was hoard in both vocal and instrumental selec- tions. Thai, sonn: very good artist.s wen.- preset is evident from the words of T'tof. .lows: "The contest, was ;i tcri'iil, success. In fact, it was one of the best- I havr is that she I means to stand by the old path n[ along which, in the short, space of n few years, she has risen to greatness and won a proud position amour; tin: nations'. do not, pt course, doubt for an instant that Laurit.r's imperialism is just as sin- cere and convinced as ever, but ,the present gains have been rejected for immeasurably greater .benefit in .the future. Political instinct has com- brought out some excellent talent. i0ng-sighfccri- The Kauiumd Choral Society Sunday school choir to Canada from the hazar- Sunday school choir i cxperjllU.nt ailu wjji rumain several soloisis. fl R0od fricntl ;md" neighbor" DRi WARNOCK GOT MAJORITY IN, PINCHER I'lnchwr Sept. 22 This town, which is the home of both candidates. Or. War- nock and .Mm Ilerron, gave the former a majority of 7. Railways Threaten to Slop Operating 1 heir Trains Dublin, Sepf. railway men in three stations fit 1 joined I the general strike tonight apd the movement te extending in other di- rections but the at'i'-c-mpt of tlie Am- algamated Society of Railway. Rerv- ants to bring about a national has failed. All the railway compnn- j vjnli es tire maintaining a moi'o or ififilrlcied service but tr.'ifTic on Cork, Youghal and QuoensEowti sections is entirely suRpcodcd.. The manaivor of m'lx l" 4. the Great Southern railway Ihrcateiw i that nnleas the government, affords his company vllifient military pro- rboir. Ihe Knymoiul wen; pn-siMit i; Several of thr- pnrticu-; (jf v-in larly Mr. T. K. Roberts, was very .nainly wcst and wii] hoarse from the effeet.s of Ihc election a of im- exeili'iiH'nt, uiul was heard lo than is usually tlie ci TliL- result of follows Sunday Sdiool Clio Icadi-r, .1. O. Mridc the ctmltst was ir Magrat iperiiilisni ratlu'r than along American lines. shall be vastly the Ti-lcgraph finally comments, "ii that riot also found to be the un- animous feelinp; in all British Domiri- iltss Siisu1 .Slart'v. Ladies' Tenor O. Bridge, Magrath. (.'ontiafto N'rilsnn, of ni< liari'oiii1 Solo Mr. Hay- d. Karrcn, Ma- 1st Voiui2, Rjivmond, clln" .lu, smen u, favor of ll.c lection ho will rlwe down the railway j CAN SMOKE IN LODGE Indianapolis, Sept. fncon- HURRICANE AND CLOUDBURST Of n man ]n the bejewelled Naples, Kept. villages (robes of a High Priest smoking a pipe accompanist, :ions ,md j( ho SQ can jt seriously con'tcntlcd that Canadti's place in tflo empire is not involved in this of reciprocity." Canada's Destiny Morninir Sttinil.ini "Whether the Dominion is destined, say fifty years hence, to be a gfcat independent state or one of tin; chief bulwarks o( worH-widc British empire is a prob- lem on many unknown fac- tors, chief among them being the de- gree with which the mother country shows her fitness to deal with the great problem. In any event it 'in bettor th.u a nation with Canada's i prospects should work out her own destiny rather than follow tamely the pat torn of the Amurirnn culture and institutions. Thf di'H'rmination of (.'atiruliaiiH, their splendid in thi'ir future nud tlirir wliolr-hc-nrt- ed nilCLMiinci- hi imperial ideas ttrllu.g. was Magra I ,ll around Ml. Vesuvius were tlovanlnuMl !so nppcRllecl to the Sovereign (irnml nilCLMiinci- h. imperial by a furiu.ue hurricaiK- ami clouilbiirnliLodgn Patriarch of t lie order, decreed an inspiring rflrct upon impor: and It ia. reported that sixty peoploith-.if. smolilng hereafter be permitted at liomc." are known to have been killed. I during degree work. on 5.) knoivn to have been kllletl. ;