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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta V V tt V W 1 It Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL II. LETHBRIDGE; ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, J909 NO. 246. APPROVED BY BOARD OF HEALTH Facts Concerning New Sewer Main Being Laid The Herald interviewed .J. H. Fleet- wood, superintendent of ttie water- works departmrnt, with regard to thi letter- in yesterday's paper signed "Pure Water." Mr. Fleetwood says that k the writer evidently considered that the sewer-being put in was sim- ilar to the wooden flume put in some time ago, but such is not the case. The pipe being used is not wcoaen flume as before but vitrified pipe, which is practically as good as iron pipe and is proof against any seep- age. The distance between the near- est point of tha sewer and the wells and galleries is 2SO feet. The plans wero submitted to the Provincial Board of Health and approved before j the work was done. PEARY CARRIED SVSRDRUP'S MAIL New York, Sept. L. Bridgman, secretary of the Peary Arctic Club, today said he was a member of the expedition of ten years ago, when Commander Peary met the Norwegian explorer Sverdrup and that the American explorer. not only carried a large amount of mail to Svordrup, but brought back with him from Smith Sound mail which Sver- have him to be forwarded to Christiana. "The Peary party did not as claimed, to bring back Sjverdrup's j said Mr. Bridgman, I suppose Sverdrup care to hand over his records to others." EDITORS IN THE COOP WARD SYSTEM TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS D. Russoll, of Gravenhurst, com- mitted suicide today by shooting him- j self with a rifle. t Edward Widdows, a farnSer living] near Millfarook, committed suicide to- jdny by cutting his throat, Wm. I-Iatley, a cattle dealer of Boissevain, Man., was thrown from i his carriage into a ditch and had sev- i cral ribs broken. The horses were frightened by a freight train which! FARMERS WILL INSPECT THE GRAIN Petition Started the North Ward Citizens Mexico City, Sept. of; The municipal pot is beginning to the editorial staff and the mechan-1 boil in the North Ward. On Friday ical force of the government, opposi-! evening a public meeting will te held tion newspaper Ahti-Ke-Electionista, over there to settle if possible upon were put in prison yesterday, while; a candidate to represent that part of the plant was confiscated. The pub-j the city on the city council, lishers were charged with inciting so- j A petition is being circulated which %vas' passing. By j New property will- be acquired and j Gfain ASSOCl- new buildings erected by St. Michael College so that Catholic students may -pursue a full course and obtain ;a degree from .the of ,To- i ronto while studying under Catholic. j teachers. The cost of the location, j the exact position of which is not yet ation Have Men At Winnipeg announced, is The Department of Lator has nom- inated Mayor Sir G. Garneau of bee as the chairman of the board of conciliation -to enquire into the I. C. R. roundhouse employees trouble at dition. REGINA HAS STRUCK WATER SUPPLY Kegiria, C. P: R. has secured a great water supply Butte and is going- to be able to handle it to .tanks by gravi- tation and without the aid of pumps. CANNOT HAVE AUDITORIUM School Board Refuses Re- quest Of the Canadian 4 Club I will bo presented to the council ask- j Halifax. j ing that a separate polling booth be placed in the North Ward so as to j make it unnecessary for the ratepay- j ers there to come to the city hall to i vote. j Another petition is being circulated j at thc same time askiag the council j to rlivi-du the city into wards, three j I or more. EARL GREY LAID CORNERSTONE The Canadian Club cannot have the Qf the 8Uditorium of the central A big trenching machine Is working j lecture of Hon. George steadily in toward' the city and be- i R; Foster Qn October 11. This was fore -tbe ground freezes, this :winter j of the school board it is expected that the'line will be completed and the water be in working order. Out at Pilot Butte the company has built a large dam to hold the water in; the bed of a creek. The ravine has been j TRIALS POSTPONED BECAUSE OF PUBLIC FEELING Cerebere, France, Sept. I sjtrict over news des- patches continues to' be enforced I throughout the province of Catalonia., j Spain. A press despatch, for a point I of Spain must be submitted t to receive, the. apptewal 'of the military governor. Of YM.A At Nelson, B. t YkitM Famous Caves At Ainiworth Kelson. B: C., Sept. 28.--His Ex- cellency the Governor General reach- that reaches here i military fed Nelsoa coming from searching parties are scouring Cat i- of the warmest de- Ionia disarming the peasants. H is qiiiet body even at this dry season is there in abundance. It is a water and would be beautiful clear a boon to- tbe city rate -as aiixiliary sys- tem. The height of -the Butte above Eegina will admit of handling the water -by gravitation withtout- diffi- culty. Tilley on behalf of the adian Club, made, the request ing out the educational value of; s understocll that th-e authorities in order to allow the popular Ill-feeling to; cool, have decided to postpone fiir- trials by- court martial'until the end of November. They will not, I Aihsworth. where? he has been, inspect- ing ,the famous caves. Lord Grey laid the foundation stone of Nelson's 000 Y. M. C. A. building now in course of erection, opposite the Strathcona hotel 011 Victoria street. lectures as Mr. and also make any concessions in j_ that there was. another place in the matter -of reopening the by Winnipeg, Sept. important move affecting the Western grain trade- was consummated yesterday by which henceforth every car of wheat shipped by a.-f'arnier-'wi11 be samPlftd and graded by the Manitoba Grain Growers' Association and in the Win- nipeg railway yards. This means that a representative of the Grain Growers' association will be on. duty day and night in the C. P. R. and C. N. R. yards the year round. The as- sociation samplers and graders went to work today. PEARY AND HUBBARD PREPARING REPORT Bar Harbor, Me., Sept. mander Robert'E. Peary and General j Thomas H. Hubbard, president of -the I Peary Arctic Club were again in con- j ference today on the proofs which Commander Peary lias gathered to- gether from various sources to show that Dr. Frederick A. Cook did oiot not'reach the Pole. No statement from either Commander Peary or General Hubbard, was forthcoming this morning on the progress of the conference, but it -is said' that it .would probably continue all day. Commander Peary is anxious to make a full statement of the whole mat- j.ter, but this will hardly be done un- til the officers of ths Peary Arctic club have passed on the statement. The proofs which Commander Peary will offer are of various char- acter, while other proofs -depend en- tirely on the process 'of deduction from certain given facts. WAR ABOUT OVER Madrid, Sept. capture of the of Nador and' Zeluan by tile Spanish, forces in Morocco is be- ing'celebrated here as the virtual end of the war.with the Riffs. Despatch- es received here Mor- say that -all the villages in the foot hills of Mount Guruga which have been the Moorish stronghold, are in flames. STEAMER WRECKED Philadelphia, Sept. of the crew of the Norwegian steamer Grere, which was wrecked off the winter quarter lightship fifty rnilee south of the Delaware capes, are on board the British steamer; Arroyo, now. on her way up the Delaware river, i The mei on the Arroyo are the captain, ,NjURED IN RUNAWAY MaD .gept 28._Mr; and i first mate and five of the crew taken from the lightship. and The WHITNEY TELLS OF MEETING PEARY BRAVERY OF TELEPHONE GIRLS Saved a Town From Destruction By Fire His Refusal To Take Any Of Cook's Goods Painsville, dhio, Sept. bravery of two telephone girls. Christian and Alice Warren, sleeping in the-telephone exchange at Perry, a village near here, saved that town from possible destruction by early to-day. Fire hroke out in the store beneath the exchange. The girls were alone, but stuck to their .posts and ed tho sleeping citizens and called the Painsville and Madison fire depart- ments. While talking with the Painsville- fire- chief the flames burned the wires and the girls in their night stumbled down the stairs through smoke to the street. Two stores, liverr she never, in the r t.- any money from hiro. school being used to .make money, i Lethbridge' Will have ten banks by November The Imperial Bank will open a branch -at thatrdste in: the new block being erected at the ot Ford St. and West- minster-Road.' The Bank will have .commodious quarters in the corner. W. C. Ives A. E. Ives have pur- chased the property known, as the i old Bentley house on the .comer of I Redpath and Burdett streets! oppos- i ite Wesley, church. ..from Mrs. Smith; of Maple Creek, who -paid for the property., four years ago. It j understood, that the price paid by i Messrs. Ives was The pro- Iperty consists of two lots facing OH. Eedpath street with it. .small house on BOOZE FIRM FAILS Mexico City. -Sept. Par- ranco and wholesale liquor deal- ers; have failed. .The liabilities ex- ceed two .million with assets almost Trustee Austin maintained that the hall was part of. a .public trailing-, built with public money and should The time of the District Court warn be used by the public ass long as the! taken up this morning with the trial use of it -did not interfere with the j of Henry Sickles, of Grassy Lake for j school or injure the building in any j taking up and appropriating without j way. Lectures such as those given by the consent of the owner one yearlinjr j G. E. Foster and W. j Brj-an were heifer he found on the prairie. The distinctly educational, .and the school! GREAT. CELEBRATION YORK CENTENNIAL OF HUDSON-FULTON ACHIEVEMENTS __T Ane j j S. warships. The animal is said to be the property at" board, was j ,1 Xew York Sept imagery yacnis anu u. o. p -rtlmit o, criers I T next to the little boats they escort W. F. Copely. Only two witn-jsses j they did not allow for their use the j Celebration left New York today, for the plaintiff were examined and j only building that was at all suit- J Half and cier- their evidence was emphasized by able. flow of tears. After considerable debate in which This afternoon, however, had some- thing unusual to offer. The 'best oars the glory of the celebration here; cannot make the irip up the river j i I mont sailed up the Hudson to carry j on account of their deep draught, but Qf intemational fleet anchor. yesterday aiternoon. Jerome Gets After Gaynor j three times, the amendment was put! which now begin and was a tie. CTalbraith" and Stew- i Centennial. j art for and ohnston and Austin j airainst. Tho chairman said that he j'wanted to vote against both motion; and amendment, but as he had to break the tie he would vote for the amendment. The vote on the motion their part in the not more than 22 York City the celebration iwill practically 'conclude this week, but along- the route taken by th productions of Hudson's and ton's famous crafts, it will continue a week, longer. The Half, Moon i feet, will steam up and i participate .in the celebration at local j points. j Weather conditions today were fav- orable for the balloon race to Albany _ i and crowds early began to surround aerodrome on Riverside Drive, by an escort sduadron of tugs, motor to five miles an hour early New York, Sept. was the same with sides reversed. torney Jerome, who is making an in-; In commenting on result the j The Half Moon and the Cler-nont dependent fight for re-election .at.'the'secretary said that it was a straight; move slowly under their own power approaching elections, issued a state-! party vote, there being a G-rit and j when possible, but are accompanied rn-ant tonight attacking .Justice Tory On O-ach side. .T. Gaynor, a candidate for .___ mayoralty, whose friends believe that! he will be Tammany Hej has already. described Justice Gaynor as a "Political Charlatan." and most abhorrent production political" judge whose so-called pcr-j sonal liberty decisions have served as, protection to law breakers." i BUILDING PERMITS j Tho following building- permits have taken out in the last couple of days W. Watts, frame dwelling. Dufferin street, .r. Rochon, frame building, C'ra'-.b street, S250. A. Bonamico. shack, North Ward, Smith Bros. Wilson, for -Mrs. Henson, addition to dwelling, Smith Bros. Wilson, for Leth- riridge Public School Board, addition to Westminster school, Lumber Co., lime and ce- ment shed, Baroness Road, waiting to see the dirigibles of Capt. Thomas S. Baldwin G-eo. JL. Tom launched for the contest. The wind that prevailed dur- last three days has subsided in the i day and with no street pageant to j attract them, thc city's million guests, filled with hopes of an aerial show. Xews that Glenn Curtiss and Wright had flown, their aero- I planes o-ver Governor's Island this] morning'caused a rush to the battery and a crowd gathered there in expec- j tat on of seeing other, flights -by etth- er of them. Curtiss went up at seven o'clock and made only a short test flight, not leading the confines of the Island. Wright followed later. It was announced, however, that the crowd might look for a longer and official exhibition at any time, weather con- -ditions being favorable. Explaining j possibility aerial exhibitions, com- rr.cmorativo and dedicatory exercises wore most exciting events tho mom- ing had to offer. History call exer- cises appropriate to the day were i held at all the public schools and ed in the Hudson, off Riverside Drive. met in a series of races. There were five of these contests, four limited to crews of battleships, cruisers and gun- boats now in the harbor. The fifth was an inter-state race for crews of the naval militia. Every one of the 54- .ships in the entered crews. An international race for all crews was the crowning event of the dgy. Each of the eight nations reprcsontcnl in the harbor were allowed 10 enter one crew and the revenue service and naval militia was also permitted participate. to" say. Peary's men had shown th'e Eskimos papers ancf the Eskimos declared did. not understand thesp papers. So far as Mr. Whitney is Eski- mos never admitted -that -while with- the Doctor only progressed "two sleeps from: the land." The day that the Uoosevelt' was leaving- for home Whitney informed Peary that Cook had entrusted to him certain belongings to bring home on the vessel that was coming up for Whitney but as this ship had not was at 'a "loss' what to do with the property; 'Peary de-dined to permit Dr. Cook's' be- longings -to be brought aboard" the Roosevelt and he put Whitney on hiy honor not to include'anything belonging to Dr.' Cook in his own luggage. Whitney thereupon went separated Dr. Cook's property from his own baggage and with, the aid of Captain Robert Bartlett, commander of the Roosevelt, wliom he had asked to help him, repacked Cook's property in boxes. to WHOLESALE HOTEL ROBBER WAS CAUGHT Toronto, Sept. the arrest of Jobn George Ross, tho Chicago _ po- lice tonight captured a ribbcr on a wholesale scale. Th.; specific charge is the stealing of suit s f'om the King Edward, Grand TJn ion, Iroquois and Tremoat Jvitels. Ross it is said, bad for the-si- hotels, also for the Wane, Metropole and Si-. Glair ho- tels in Detroit; The ir Windsor; Queens and Windsor iii Montreal; Hollander and Coion'il it; Cleveland; Iroquois, cur- esee and Statlcr in Buffal'.-. Ross is 29 years of at-. Kis practice was to register in a hctcl as a leave with the key and rtrtiun on a thiev- ing expedition, days or weeks lat< r. He admits thefts in Detroit, Buffalo aud Montreal. A TALL MAN WHO GROWS TALL TREES AT. S.IVEN PERSONS, AL- jsovcral tablets dedicated by various BERTA. HE FOLLOWS CAMPBELL'S SYSTEM TREES WITH HIS i patriotic societies at points of torical interest. his- MAN WHO SUCCEEDS IN GROWING FRUIT TREES AT SEVEN PERSONS BY FOLLOWING CAMPBELL'S SYSTEM OF SOIL TILLAGE VETERAN KILLED BY STREET CAR IN WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Sept. Robert Rolph, 77 years of age knocked down by a street car on- Main street last night and injuries which resulted in his death-- ,_ at noon today. of the oldest., He was born Mr. Rolph was one residents in the city. ia London, but migrated to with his parents in 1837 when father was quartermaster of the TOtbt regiment stationed in garrison there.- Mr. Rolpb, firat started in the frocerjr. business in Quebec, but afterwards- moved to Montreal and later ronto. During the Fenian raid'" of- 1866 he enlisted with the VohmteeiV and served on the Niagara frontier. Coming to Winnipeg in 1879 he ed as auctioneer, a business which he continued until three years- ago. NORTHCLIFFE SAYS GERMANS LIKE ENGLISH And English Have No Hostility the s Sept. Noitb- cliffe, managing editor of the Lon- don Times, in an interview 'ed in the Tribxtne, says: -v "Tbe Americans are so busy the affairs of their own- gigantic tinent -that they have .not the to devote to the study of politics which- are more in' their changes than are olT" the United :States. "There is an impression in country 'that some hostility exieta- tween the people of Great Britain and of United Germany. "1 know -Germans .intimately. From.. childhood I have travelled exten- sively throughout most of the Ger- man states. I have many family connections and I venture to- say that, outside the usual body of, in every- hostility to- of the Ger- Anglophobes one meets country, there is little the British on tbe part mans, and on the other hand there Is in England no dislike of Capital Will Keep Its Secret Edmonton, Sept. religious census completed week. ago-. The figures are withheld and. the rea- son is not given. Probably jealously guarded secret in this north 'crn' town is the number of its pop- ulation. To have given the census figures would have let the skeleton out of the closet. All that was made public was that the Presbyterians headed thc list, Methodists second, and Anglicans third, Boman Cath- olics fourth, then all kinds from He- Krews tn Russian Greek rhurch to ChrisuLan Scientists and many- other cults tpo numerous'to mention.. RAIN IN NEW ENGLAND CAUSES -LOODS Bangor, Maine, Sept. heavy rain of the past three days has raised all water courses in Maine to a freshet pitch and there danger of serious damage at sev- eral points, notably at Kahadan Irois Works, where the dam at the! foot ;f Silver Lake is likely to be, carried out, endangering the hotel, where a dozen families from Bangor, New York and "elsewhere are staying. The guests packed, up their belongings 'last and: mowd to higher land back of' the- hotel. ;