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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta y The Lethbridge Daily Herald T: VOL II. LETH3RJDGE, ALBERTA, 'MONDAY; SEPTEMBER 27, 1909. NO. 243. RAYMOND LAD FATALLY SHOT Gun On the Brother's Shoulder Accident- ally Discharged Milton Brown, aged six years, son of John M. Brown, of Kipp Coulee', south of Raymond, was the victim of a fatal accident on Saturday. Hj was walking behind his brother who was carrying a loaded coupled with their awards for the rea! program only the speed son that the receips fail to come up j was begun. Even in this none ?-f the to the recmired amount. There has competitors covered the minimum dis-1 no loud kicking over the discrep- tance of -eight kilometres. (About five J and Secretary Stevenson of the Board J effort, to escape. The policeman re- j almost directly beneath it when the prjSOn at Birmingham as the result to a lack of organ-1 of T.rade; Elias Rogers, president, and J. D. Hurd, manager of the Coal Co.. and several citizens Fernie, were on the platform oi to greet the distinguished party and accompanied them through the town. Herchmer took occasion to turned the fire, killing Marker's -horse accident occurred. The car fell the forcible He then arrested and placed in a straight down., carrying the remnants rig to be driven the post. He sue- j of the envelope and occupants were ceeded later in breaking- away, and dashed into a house nearby, locking- the door after him. Church bro'ce old school on the south side as as the interior finished which will be the. .middle of Bext week.....'-. Dr. J. M. up from hls- old home -in. Wisconsin last THiurs-r day, and. he -.was surprised at wonderful yield Chis country had this year, when told-that over 200.00O'. bush-els of wheat- would be. shipped: from Irvine this He said ha had predicted that some four years1 ago as he was assured that this j trict would make one of the finest London, Sept. 24.-Wild scenes districts He ia up here looking over the prospects of reported to have taken place in the purchasillg two carloads of horses to take down, to Saskatchewan. It will be remembered that Dr. Phillips tfullt and conducted the Hotel Alberta..-here for a time when it changed hands and was. purchased ip- the late C. Calkins. pump of the suffragettes who are on and received a severe buried beneath the wreckage. All j the hunger strike. The women resist- wcre dead except Phaure, but he liv- j ed the efforts of the keepers, smash-j j Bellinger of the firm of Boll' ed only a few minutes after bein? ing wjndows and assaulting the. ward- cy by those en titled., to the various miles.) prize monies, but it is bound to' aftemoon, however, was more dampen the enthusiasm aH future ex-1 productive of thrilling inddc .te. A Kibitions. A new grocery and provision store is to be opened in the building ad- joining the post office, which has been Thomas for the very gener-j blow in face with a pair of spurs, extended to the city in the Thc corporal finally effected the ar- Bleriot monoplane in which LeBlanc was rounding a corner, turned n c-'Hi- plete somersault. LeBlanc -vas not hurt, but monoplane ed. Wild Times In vacant for some months. The ness is to be conducted by a com-1 pany of local men with J. H. Scho- field as manager. In connection withj this new venture'.it is stated that the Fraser Freebairn firm will go out of the grocery 1 ne entirely, their stock, we understand, to be taken over by the new firm which opens out for business on October 1st. Mr. is one of our most capable councillors and it is thought will command a fair local trade after thej havo- C0me from alniost j'hew business has become thoroughly j the city, there being, seven specials known. Fraser Faifbairn will within an hour this afternoon. Not [handle dry goods exclusively in the1 over half a dozen arrests however time of her great by the gift rest and brought his man in on- Sat- of in cash and 'the much greater gift of free transportation of passengers jmd freight during the trying times immediately succeeding the fire. The amount of this reduc- tion in freight and free transporta- tion of destitute persons to places of temporary shelter cannot be ascertain- but it must have amounted to- and the citizens of Fernie, [have n warm feeling for the great! j Transcontinental line which the mav-! Omaha, or did -well to remember in his offi- ________ I cial capacity as chief executive of i the city, Sept. 24.-It hasten The new for the police. Riot calls'j a surprise to those of the party who parts of bad not seen it since the destruction! of a year ago, and many were the! congratulatory remarks of the party .ivS they passed by the new business future. were made, although dozens of cars An incipient fire started in the Pin- were stoned and several members of jbbcr Creek Club on Friday evening, crews more or less injured. jJ5ut was soon extinguished by the fire jj, quiCti response. President Waters, of the .street car company had conferences with the The steward of the club had swept' Mayors of Omaha, CouncilBluffs, and straw into a corner and it is' South Omaha, Florence and Benson, supposed that either a fallen match ,-flnl also with the directors of his jsr lighted one carelessly thrown into company and expresses hope that at Uhe straw had caused the fire. Scarce-j meetings to be held tomorrow some- y any damage was effected. thing tangible (Continued on Page Five.) would come. towards settlement buildings to be seen on every hand. WATERWORKS AT TRAILL B. C., Sept. bylaw authorizing the city' to raise the sum of for the purpose of acquir- ing or installing' a municipally own- ed system was voted on and adopted today. The water will taken from Cambridge Creek, .a pure mountain stream about two miles .south-west the .city. UNITE AND GIVE THANKS Sudbury, Ont., Sept. a meet ing of the town council a deputation resses and finally had to be hand- cuffed and placed in solitary confine- The leaders of thevsuffragettes re indignant at the attempt to feed the women. Thev contend that of clergymen the Pres- forcible is and intend byterian, Methodist and Baptist chur- ches presented a novel proposal that the citizens of Sudbury should cele- bjrate Thankigiving day in 'Service j in a purely non-sectarian] manner. bringing action against the medical authorities of the prison concerned in it. HON. GEO. E. FOSTER Kx-Finance Minister of Canada, who will lecture here two Weeks from tonight. INDEPENDENT LIBERAL WON Montealm, Que., Sept. bye-election in Montcalm county to fill the vacancy in the House of Com- mons caused by the appointment of J. O. Dugas to the Superior Court bench took place Saturday and re- sulted in the election of D. A. La- Fortune, K. C., of pendent Liberal. Montreal, Inde- BENNETT RUMOR PERSISTENT Edmonton, Sept. rumor that R. B. Bennett, M.P.P, of Cal- gary, who is now in Edmonton pleading cases befbre the Supreme Court for the C P. R. is shortly to leave Alberta to accept a position in Montreal is now becoming generally accepted as a fact. Tt is that Mr. Bennett will continue his work us C. P. R. solicitor for Alberta until the close of the December sitr ting of the Supreme Court in Calgary. Death Claims Injured Boy On Saturday night death f-nded the suffering of William Stanton Wilson, the little boy who was kicked by a. horse several days ago. The little lad who was five years and six mo.iths old was the son of Mr. and Mrs. David William Wixom of Spring Coulee. Tn order that the injured boy might have the best of mc-dical care he was brought in to the city on Thursday and everything possible was done for him. On. Saturday, S. M. Dudley and Mrs. Olson of Spring Coulee carne in to stay with the af- flicted parents. They took the body to Cardston this morning where it will be buried, funeral taking place from the Matter Day Saints' church. er and Zaiser, arrived back from Win- nipeg on Thursday last and he re- ports having received a good price for tbe two carloads of beef that he took -down to Winnipeg, and he of the opinion that the prices would remain good -until spring. Messrs G. and B. Weiss have return ed from a trip to Winnipeg, where they took a couple of carloads of beef. Whilst in the east they were convinced that Southern Alterta has had the best crops in Western Canada this year. What is the matter with Irvine with the rest of the of Alberta with a telephone connec- tion Think, Irvine .is, the first town in the province of oa the direct line of the Canadian Pa- cific railway. If Irvine were put on the end of this link now it might en- courage the sister province to make-a connection with Alberta, as we under- stand that the province of Saskatche- wan own their .own telephone over the province. What about the natural gas -well for Irvine Is it not time for -those that are interested to point out to some of t.he council that to pay 50c per thousand cubic fcot of gas is cheaper than to pay 56.75 per ton for coal delivered and 45c per gallon on coal oil. Even gas at 75c per thousand would save the citizens of Irvine a large margin on. their fuel every year, if they only wore aware of ;