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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta., Saturday, September Number 2 ANOTHER BIG wpwir V If 11 lEigliteen Passengers and Three of Train Crew Killed ON ROCK ISLAND Cloudburst Washed away a Big Fill Engineer's Quick j lost'.; their lives and thirteen ,the wreck -early this two-miles east (pf here, of the'.westbound .Jlock Island passen- ger train.-- No; due in Denver "at 'Itliis ;'nibrninga. from Kansas Fl S. -P-ie'kehbaugh, V. -Huff- man; Kansas..City, .W. William Mills, -fireman1; Herman Mueller, iSmith Cent-re, Kas.; John "Sloope, .Doyle, W.-T E. Acre, Kas-jGil'bert Yates, Fullertpn, Th-e others-are not identified. (The-injured G. H. Brackens, MAGRATH FAIR SCORED ANOTHER BIG SUCCESS Fair Was Best Yet Held Showing of Horses Was Remarkably Good Musical Contest Elicits High Praise All Exhibits Were of High Order Attendance Somewhat Disappointing (From the Herald's. -Staff Correspond- Magrath, -The .'Eighth Annual Fair of the Agricul- tural Society, held.on. Thursday "and Friday of week, has scored an- other success. Due-.to the" indefatig- able efforts of Levi' Harker, .Presi- dent; and Benj, Ma'tkin, Secretary- and. a -large .corps; of able assistants, the exhibition-., of .1.910 goes down in" history as v most pro- nounced, success. When the; disadvan- tageous; conditions are '.considered. The season being jsucb'a.dry; one. it expected -that grains; 'fruits, .would do nearly as well former years, but a visit through the- various- exhibition buildings shows at a "glance -that "con- ditions-have 'made very -little, if any, Geo. Harper, of LethbridEe. w'So was loud in his praise of the numbers ren- dered, and Ji'ighly recommended the. eh tire program, in the glee event .in which there were three -entries, and cyi- ly two prizes awarded, all were" so well executed that it was decided that a third be- awarded. The following is the program as rendered of the an- them, "Arise, Magrath 2J Male 1. Ladies' and 2: Ladies' 1 and 2. Ladies' Soprano Erma Karren, .Magrath, I; Mrs. Brewer ton, .DIED IN MOTHER'S ARMS; ON THE TRAIN .The mpathfi ojH jjev of McNeil, of Warner, died-limits mother's was wihtle ortStbe train .be- tween -Calvary and-here yester-, flay afternoon. The body, was ;.this morning taken to Warner Vwnere it will be" interred. 'S G-ieat '.Falls, Sept. -despatch Albert, Sask., ,to the Tribune ..say's direct 'line betwi'eeEi.Great Hudson Bay a't once. This-was the'.: information :rec'eiv_ed, in a 'cabicJ- by Gepife. Atwood, chief WHAT SOME .CITIZENS THINK OF COMMISSION Interviews With Many Leading Citizeiis-Hect- ed Commission Directly Responsible to the People generally Favored Same Change Is Necessary-Opposition Because Of Expense In view of the plebiscite to be taken in the near -to .a change in the. form of city the opinions-6f-a number of business men in. the 'city'.upon: ttie suggested changes were "sougHt, and are given below. An attempt'" was -.jnade to get as many opinions as to get them from; men of every of, opinion. No attempt; was ihade-to obtain a pre- ponderance of ..opinions, one way or another.-1-A' feataj-e; of the answers given is comparatively few who favor, whereby the commis- sioners should" appointed by the council; and -should be responsible of'the- Hudsoii's Bay Paci- j alone, to- it. There' is r W' G.- -SIMMONS, -ex- M. P. P. TODiseiisif turers certainly do not, the Conserva- j I have not given the matter tive party does not and I believe that much study but my private opinion is that -the .movement, is somewhat pre- mature. A little more.time should be the closing was premed'i- Sheep tated. There is no way at present by i many sheep were entered, .which this, gate can be secured from what were shown were fully, up Canadian Pacific Railway officials here are extremely reticent, it "is said on would seem to be pretty good authority, that the energy with wihicb the charge of chloroforming a lady passenger is being pushed against orakeman Lynne. no expense having 'Been spared in bringing witnesses irom the'Old Country to testify in the case, is due to the fact that several complaints of similar character had made during Mie present sen- son arid the company therefore de- cided to break up what appeared to such tampering, and the council has ordered an investigation of the place and the establishing of safeguards against a recurrence of such a danger- ous performance. The water in the 'old reservoir, east of town, .kept .up the supply until the the intake of the pressure foil and the town was without water until the Farcy Creek gate was open- ed. There was a special meeting of the council last night, but the report of Auditor JVIcDermit was held over un- til it has been inspected by an attor- water below the water main, when to the average. A. R. Anderson and B. Ririe were practically the only winners in this department. Swine Hogs were not plentifully shown, but what was lacking in numbers was up in class, as the swine certainly The prizes were captur- looked well. ied by David Prydc, N. Boxall and W. T. Passcy. Poultry The entries in this department were possibly fully up to the mark Of last year, some good birds-being exhibit- ed. The priz-e winners in this, depart- ment included J. B. Ririe, John Tur- the majority of the Liberal party is averse to any such It is want- ________ _________________ ed purely simply' by ,a certain sec- spent investigating" 'the systems" as have worked out in other cities. that will secure farmine; im- T -j Lege 1S plements and machinery cheaper than 'at present, and it is wanted by Pre- sident Taft and the United States politicians who are naturally enough government different to the present. interested 'in the prosperity of their j sne now but in the future, probably, will have to adopt some form of own country. he contin-j ued, on its A. E. EA3TON, of A- E. Easton we have a commission form of it has go't to take the feet in the- matter of trade arrangements. She docs of the aldermen, I need to give other countries any think, the people electing, irt- vantage unless equalizing advantages i stead, the commissioners. It is corn- will accrue to her. I look upon to a time when procity as the first step 'towards got to be made.___K trade. Canada has progressed and system. however, cannot lllinpr -n-lir.- some changp. i suppose such in any case be p.ut into operation elections of December, 1 until 1, so the we progressing under protection, whv should she change that policy when that policy made her great? Her trade is expanding in every direction. have Sot to get select the The United States will never men possible for another year's to a reciprocity treaty unless she I council. We have got to get business gets a great deal the better of the bargain." TRAIN DERAILED NEAR YALE, B. C. ney, and as soon as this "has" been Alvin 0. Rich, inspected by an attorney, and as soon I H. .A. Jones, Sam as this has been done the report will bo made public; The mayor made, a long statement in which "he severelv criticized the press reports sent oMJ- about the condition of city affairs, bv one of the local representatives of the outside press. REV. MR. GALE GOES TO PARISH IN CALGARY KCV. G. E. Gale preached his fare- be a gang operating on lady ?.t St. Paul's Mission on gers in sleeping cars of the train. On i Blood Reserve, last. Sunday. Mr. the .very, train Mrs. Blanch- has been appointed rector of St Jones. L. S. Taylor, .Mary; Hays, Beni. Ellingson. Ducks, geese, tur- keys., etc., were all represented, but not numerously. Vegetables' Considering the dry season cxperien ced this year some very fine vege- tables were shown, the entries being numerous. Some cauliflowers -shown were much admired for their size, while many of the" potato exhibits were not only good, but- extremelv large. CaSbage, beans, celery, car- rots, onions, parsnips, etc., were all good and elicited many words of com- mendation from those in attendance. A U'innipeg. Sept to an accident in the moun- tains near Yale. B. C., when a, train was derailed, all wire communications between .here and the coast over the Can- adian Pacific is cut off. The report says no lives were lost, men this year and not so many estate men. C. G. .K. NOURSE, Manager of the Bank of Commerce, President of the i Lethbridge Board of idea is simply that we should have a com-, mission of .three good men, doing away entirely with the council. From what I can learn in Calgary the dual system there, is not a success by any means. L. M. Business .Men" .Take Mattel s Men The meeting oeld hrt.tlie Caledonian Hall last night to take-up Tnevmiit- ter of the proposed removal of pass- enger train crews from Lethbridge, was attended by about a' dozen mer- Those- present-'were Messrs. R. Sa.ee, W. J. Nelson, .A. Ripley, E. Kirkham, A. R. MacGuire, D. A. Simpson, H. Schl, McKeown and E. Hagel. The whole question was informally discussed tor a while and then A. TL McKeown was voted j to the chair and W. J. Nelson -as scc- "retary. The opinion seemed -to be that the board of trade, in dealing with the matter had not pushed the FKBT IN If YORK IS S Roosevelt Confident; Can Carry the 1 JOE'S GOOffi His Name; f Old" ally closed' conferences; various.', part's: bf; th velt said Better than ...y -Progressives majority.'of :'6ne-: of Jttoseyeit over, the d'jat't, a A, direct, ered at -but to say tariff and consideration: aittates for the -nature of reached" JVlonday .mprnirij >C Kie. state of Mr; iimdthy to nairman. Roosevelt j express his .preference. Cannon' Had Good ills., Y. Cannon. attended kepujblicaa rate convention, .today and .'enjoyed. limselt'. He saw- a- platform" meeting Ms tariff ideas, heard- s approving Congress "and; j; 'resident Taf t, put his arms around iany old friends, eiivered a spe'ech wiing his arms, 'Stamped nouted as he talked and mneci. True, the platfornr-: 4.? mention him by name 'but. i did not lie in himsellV Senator iner's name was' omitted as and after some deliberation. order that its roo glaring it was agreed to1 bmit'tShe. names of Senator Cullen --.and --J-the speaker. Mr. Caaaon declared surgents were trying- to question hard enough. It was poin'T-; on their own -heads at Ms expense.' ed out that the C.P.R. in 1905 enter- ed into an agreement with -the city whereby Round street' was closed up, the company exempted from taxation and other privileges granted in- re- turn for which they promised to main tain Lethbridge as their terminal di- visional point. Certain verbal under- standings are supposed to have been made at the time the agreement was drawn up. The chairman pointed-out that the C.P.R. was quite willing to play fair, and if the its files or...otherwise, could show "that the C.P.R. had by written or.verbal agreement. promised to maintain Lethbridge as a "passenger divisional point, they would not make-the pro- posed change. thought that ;it they went into the matter more ttior- IN TORY H Winnipeg, Sept. Telegram' of this city publishes a special- from oughly than had been done, they Edmonton regarding rumors persist- have not considered the question at j would find that a promise of that na- ent in the Albertan capital for the an rfn-n'f irnAw whc-rhor niv nnininr, ture had made.' past two years to the effect that -Committees were appointed to''Hon. Frank Oliver is non persona look up the files of the local news-; grata with Sir Wilfrid Laurier, and- OFFICER MEETING THE all, so don't know whether my opinion is worth publishing. I think that if we could -get such men as a large cor- poration with a capitalization of sev-. eral million dollars would choose to act as its directorate, the commission idea would be a very admirable plan, But if we can't get them, we had bet- er claimed cnjorororm an attempt was her, 'two other made to similar ppects Farish, East 'Calgary, and ex-! to move to that city with, ms _-_-_V.J complaints are .alleged to have been "the object or which undoubt- edly was robbery. tamily in about a month's packing np he will spend ilic ends there. Preserves, and Fruits These departments were'.well rcp- esentcu ami -werr' most creditable ex- fc-tej hibitions of what Southern .Alberta week I can produce in both fresh and canned j (Continued on Page A. T. Dillinger, of Ottawa, assistant cnief operating officer to the Board of Hallway Commissioners, P. Nai- smlth, general manager of the A. R. I. Co.. and L. H. Jelift', or Cardston went out on a special train this mora- ine over the Cardston hranrh. TYiev BOARDS OF TRAD.E ter leave the matter alone. As an ex- papers, to ascertain just how manv that t-here have brai several clashes being specified, interior is said The to pertinent a good idea would be for the j matter. It was decided men arc affected by the -proposed: between the and lieuten- chang'e, and to draw up a petition in! ant. Two are --J--J the mayor to be circulated among the' minister of merchants. This petition is asking have strongly but vainly opposed the the mayor to call- a special meeting appointment of the premier's com- of the city council to go into to have council to appoint three commission-1 strong and influential committee the i patriot ?nd former law partner, Noel, as! to the district court bench, and also as! the appointment of Justice Beck. 11 were to meet at the different stations an.ri go nvgr- ___ other matters with of Raymond, Cardston. WO O.UU the Boards Magratih of and possible council to wait meeting. upon thn special is hinted that the Great Waterways Committee? were was used to injure Hon. Cross for appointed to circulate the petition in! the same purpose. Oliver is stated ers for a limited time, say a year, with the distinct'understanding'that at tho end of, that "time.-there should be a referendum to 'find out whether the drum ua the merchants upon't-he mat-j recently, when questioned. regarding !tcr The" meeting adjourned until' -1" "imrtr '10 people 'are in favor of continuing it -S to the old 'plan, or adopt-' Tuesday cvcirin0'. ing the Des Moinos plan. retary Y. M. C. seem -to be getting down to something definite now. I feel that the only solution oj[ A skeleton was found ton, X.B., which some was that of an infant, it was that of a cat. at Frederic- doctors said Others said rumor that he would' not accept, the appointment .to the .railway j mission, and whether he was offered I ihp. linutenanl-gnvernshin or not-, it-4-5-'- not considered probable, with "his well known energj" and aversion to display that he would take such a position. ;