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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDQE WEEKLY HERALD News of the District Coal City Coal City, Sept. ad- Tent of .colder weather has brought more business to the mines, all being now at work. All the operators arc turning out good coal, and it will not be long 'before Coal City coal has a reputation equal to Gait. The air Coleman Coleman, Sept. II. Crowe, j Pincher Creek Taber Pincher Creek, Sept. quiet Sept. sad cuse of a of Calgary, representing the Prudon- j wedding took place at thc Methodist J boy 11 years of age (the name of tial Life Insurance Co., has been: Pargomige on Thursday the is withheld) was on trial last spending a few days in town. Quite of Cotana, i contracting parties twing Mr. Thos. .______t__r___ Taylor, for- have left or will leave to attend the i merly iu charge of the dress goods i night before justices Aubin and Lay- ton, charged with stealing a riding in- or compressor at Central and Scranton Nelson Fruit Fair which is being j departmentoi T. Label Co.'s store! "'f Coal Co. is in awaiting the held in that city this week. j After ceremony the party adjourn 8th inst. Notwithstanding this being the boy's third offence of a si- boiler, which Is unloaded from the j. D. Windrun representing the Dy- i ed to the residence oi the groom's pa- CAT at Elcan siding, two miles away, son Co.. Ltd., Winnipeg, called on I rents, where a splendid dinner These firms have had to contend Coleman merchants on Friday. Mr. I served. Mr. and Mrs. Hoarv with great difficulties in getting their Windrum is probably the oldest; taken up their (residence in Pincher j i milar nature, the justices, concurr- Slander In Mackenzie's Time Pursuing Tactics As AJJO the Did Same good also. Charles II. had no children, and that perhaps is an- other point- of comparison, and his j brother was, heir, who became James II.. and'who had not the good points j that Charles had. .One day James told his brother that he had heard bad that news he had had come to received the whole matter, they brought in report in which they stated that were irregularities; there were no namrs more done, and what was it? We appoint- ed another one of the judges oi the land a man whose honor was beyond reproach, Mr. him; (Justice Cassels, to carry out'the notice ing took into consideration the the boy, the financial coii- dition oi the parents and especially I heavy machinery down from the track, "knight of the grip" travelling in and th? Ix-st wishes of a This is another' reason why the C. Alberta or B. C. whole host of friends for their future P. R. should bring down a spur, and M j McGrath and wife hjivo happiness, .so. help to develop the resources of at thc Coleman for a day Mr this excellent coalfield. The benefit to the town and C. P. E. would be mutual, as the gravel is quite a valu- building the new railway from able find, and would be a great im- Giuivray into thc provement on the stuff already used asp ballast. B. K. Bullock, of the Coal City Coal -Co., is having the foundation pre-. pared for a 30x40 cottage adjacent to the mine. This mine is steadily in- its output, and more men Wm. Lynch and fam- tho sad condition oi the invalid tlver, concluded to give the boy ano- ther chance to reform. The fatherly advice of Justice Auhin seemed to have a telling effect- on the wayward two. Mr. 5icGrath is one of the Cor- lily are back from Edmunston, witll a from him bin railway contractors who are where they have been visiting for all honest life in the future, he' was discharged. James Baync_ proprietor of the .c-; out live months. Mr. and E. T. Sauuders leave j F. Williams, superintendent of 'tonight for Nelson, B.C.. to -take" in j p.llace Hotel, '.begun this morning the the West Canadian Collieries, Lille, the visited Colt-man Friday and Satur-. From day. i and Victoria. The Coleman Band filled another thnie Alberta. Press excursion trip. with Nelson they go to Vancouver g-de They will-be away i brick the north end oi. this spa- cious building. Calgary pressed brick will adorn the- south and west fronts. engagement at Michel on Monday.1 The Turf Club committee are busy j The building is a frame structure are employed as. the workings extend. This is flattering tribute to building half a dozen extra, stalls at j three storeys height and possesses a its owners and a credit to the town. 'The Scranton mine is now turning thut musical organization ia Cole- i the race track to accommodate the j unique and up-to-date basement. It off rooms, and with good business mau- it, beiag the third engagement number of entries expected for tbejis steam heated throughout and when Ihey should soon have a num.- Michel in about six weeks. Mrs. annual meet which is to be held on completed it will be a monument to bar of men on their pay roll. The McXeill and little son Paul are Sept. 30th and October 1st. Trading Co. is going along fine, and spending a few days with friends in i Messrs. Kemmis, Plunkett H. according, to the patronage they re- Cranbrook. j Gunn arrived home from Winnipeg, j Taber, Sept. On the. -22nd inst. eeive they are very much appreciated. Rev. T. M. Murray left yesterday i where thfty took part in the .polo bcm tc the ol Mr. I' The hotel bss most of it5 rooms oc- for Xelson. Mr. Murray will spend tournament on Saturday j Collet, a daughter. (Sir Wilfrid Laurier at Niagara Falls) Now the Conservatives have chang- ed their tactics. They no longer at- tack our platform, and speak of the danger and injuries that would re- sult if that platform were adopted. Thc-y have changed their -tune, they have changed their song, and now they attack not the platform, but those who made the platform, that is, they attack me and my fellow- a plot to assassinate the Xing. Charles simply tapped his brother on the shouJder and said: "They will never kill me to make ym King.' I have this vestigaths. (Applause.) Could Do No More "Sir, could we do anything more? But I you I am not sur- prised much at I have told of j j. OAJ-AO j _ to say, that there is not au old Lib- A oxander Mackenzie. He strug- leaders. Now their charge is that have deserted the Liberal principles and have failed to apply oui1 policy. Now, sir, this is, it must :bo admitted, a very strange reproach in the mouth of the C onseryative party, of the Conservative organs, and the Conservative speakers and press men. II it were true, as al- leged, that we had failed to apply eral who will the power away from me and my friends George P. Graham and Aodolphe Lemieux, to give it to the hands of R. L. Borden, or Geo. E. Foster. (Cheers.) But, j sir, this is not sufficient. Let us go a step further. It is said in the pres- ent campaign by Borden and Foster, that this is campaign for clean politics. If that is to be the issue. in his own life, and today he is extolled to the sky, and properly as a. heritage to Canadian people-. and we :ire all proud of his his sterling integrity, acknowledged by all Canadians, whether Liberal, or Conservative. You Reformers, you old Liberals, know how it was in the days of Mackenzie. These men shed' because the -party today is not. I accept it in its entirely. (Cheers.) j in 'the htmds of such a man as Thev say that we have been and l may ask -vou 11 Q i-rt-Cl j-ilrl 1 of corruption, and if that be the challenge, then I accept 'it in its en- tirety but before I go further let me am too old a bird to be taken in by them. I know something of the his- tory of the Conservative party, and when you hear "them appealing to cupied, and .are giving full satisfac- the week jn B. C. He will be in jjr_ elements iaadc a trip Heuser and Evans contractors aud it- as through a glass. Their object tion by the good board put up. The attendance at the Xelsou Fruit Fairjto Medicine Hat on Saturday- night, j builders, have just completed a neat; is to create discontent. Eead their the principles there might be 'some I f1 familj.ar with attention paid to them. But this is i SUCh tachcs not their language. I could under- stand that language in the mouth of Liberals, and, if it wrre true, thai Liberals would say it, but for the Conservative party to make that re- proach is simpl? madness. Bat, sir, if it is madness, there, is method, in their m-idness. They know what, they are about. Only, the thing is obvious the trick is too gross.. We can sre old you old Reformers, how was Mac- kenzie treated when in life 'and in office? Was he treated any better- than we are today? No. Is it not fact, on_ the contrary, that. he. an honest man; was accused himself ofT ail sorts'of acts of corruption? of Early Days "In the election of 1878, do you re- the country for honest government at that time the atmos- i know that it is a new chapter in a pher.S was thick with cry of cor- ruption, and they are endeavoring to- proprietor had ;a surprise on Sunday and will visit other points of West i Clements had intended leaving j four-roomed cottage for Mr. morning. A young man came and Kootenay. for England but owing- to the sudden Henderson upon- his homestead England but owng- applied for a room, with which he Ambng. those who left for Nelson and serious illness of her infant was accommodated immediately. The this mortlinffV passenger were daughter, was obliged to postpone 3atter was astir rather early, and was talking to the various members of B. F. their newspapers, and you west will 3 find every day that thev-are ap- pealing to the old Liberals, hugging Mr. Moses Johnson and son. of them to their-bosom with an affec- of enough, when .brother to boss) arose, and recognized the j stranger as being their younger bro-1 ther, from Lusk, Wyoming. Holmes of the Boarding, her trip and return with, her husband 'Spring-vine, Utah, arc Taber visitors tion not suspected before. Now, j House, Miss Agnes Holmes, who is I Mr. C. U." Reece is back from Crows j today. itr. Johnson ..is carefully-.ought to have my share of that af-. casually returnirxg to her home at Buston City f Nest where he has been for about two j scanning- Alberta with the object of lection of theirs, for I. myself, am purchasing land. He is a brother of an old Liberal. I had the honor to. _____ [Aaron Johnson, our, former postmas- be the disciple of-that great and'good' weeks. Thos. IJpyd and 3Iiss Mary Home i 1 were the principals in a marriage cer i Pincher Creek, Sept. S- A. jter- i cmony which took place at Frank en j Lunn is-back from a couple of weeks' -Drrven D> a1 Friday last and at which Rev. R. holiday in Vancouver and Victoria. and late last vv wind v winu v Haddon officiated. The bride was at' Mr. Luna leaves next month for Eng- by her sister Miss Jessie; land to spend Christmas with rela-j d_ Cardston Cardston, it Ihat weather conditions could not: Horne while the groom was ably actives. have been much worse for the Card- listed by Walter Williams who is ev- J C. Killer, one of our old ston Fair than those of Thursday i a jnan- Tiie happy couple ancj weu known residents, arrived. and Friday. Yesterday afternoon the jleft on the F1yer Saturday morn-; back this morning from a trip of sun looked out. and was the means iaS and spend their about six weeks' duration with rela- man, once the leader "of the Liberal party, Alexander Mackenzie. I en- tered Parliament' when he was the rie fire raged and did: considerable .leader of the Parliament and of the the Belly River.. Government. _ I served under him very old The Conservative party is famous for much- preachir.j make, it 'thick on the present occa- sna for poor performing. j raiis? anci 'Hotel Neeb- (ing. Such were the cries at .Made No Charg2S j tim- when they charged Alexander me go one step further. We Mackenzie with having strel rails in. are' charged with having been cor- j order to secure an undue commission rupt. What are the When have they been made? In a session of eight months duration, which .was for his and having acted dishonorably in connection with the- sale of the hotel Neebbg. -Now I told' drawn to a a few weeks ago, you at the commencement that I had' was there any charge constant reader of the Mail: the government- such made! and .Empire for 30 years. I against the Conservative 'government! quote from an article which was pub- la the days of the- Pacific scandal i'Lished at one time in the Mail. It. or in the days of the McGreevy scan-j is this: 'The history of four years, dais, when the government was di-jof incompetence .and the rectly taken to task ".for acts of cor-jcf .corruption and jobbery which niption for which chapter and book grew as public criticism poked Not until a heavy downpour of "rain and sat at his feet. So I say with came about -i7 o'clock this morning some pride, and I'pretend somewhat the extinguished. to modesty, that I "have endeavored the to z in. the path of his policy. ooaru oi i ther spread-of this dreaded disease. of bringing the townspeople in fair vjsiting- Spokane and other points of-.tives in eastern Ontario and the; numbers .to see the exhibits. The interest ;ifter which they will return; States ranchers and fanners of the outlying to Coleman and reside there. approach of winter seems to ,n f T I n- jj- -u n i- v. i Bulletia 10. of the health ordinance. districts were .very soarselv repre- Wedding- bells have been neard quite be fetching1 all our residents who nave ,'a V.i m- i n f savs: "Tvphoid lever is an innamma- sented. Tnere were some nine hun-; often 01 late in Coleman iind vicmitv j been holidaving back to Sunny South- BuV sir. what do thev tdl us, j do thev tell the old They uu ing all in its power to stop the fur- would have the old Liberals believ dzed entries made this year, and on aad Dame Rumor says there are sev- j em Albvrta, for we have yet another a number of points the exhibits ex- eral other events of this kind to take; return to record, namely. Mr. and celled all previous records. The.! place in. the near future. It is to j Mrs. J. H. Schofield and tion and ulceratlon of patches of the that we have not applied our prin- ciples. A Parallel Case ''It would be well perhaps to tell lining of the bowels. The germs ofja tale from the history "of England, the disease are thrown off in' large j which perhaps has some reason for large number of fine horees shown be regretted that the ranks of the who have been in Ontario for about- taxed the accommodations of the i bachelors have been assailed in this' three months. i fair management; the cattle entries way so persistently. The heavy fall of snow which oc- were, larger than ever before, and the j The ladies are evidently awakening; curred at the rnd of last" week was animals were never in better show to the fact- that it will soon be all i a most welcome and timely event, condition. The vegetable and fruit' off with their leap year privileges, i The crop had, with the exception of exhibits were far and away the best Have courage boys to say yes j a few fields of oats, possibly, all this district ever produced. As on if you can better yourselves. been cut, and so no damage was done former occasions the CJydes and j Ol, Saturday afternoon the town j to it. The fall-sown wheat was-just Percherons were mostly .in evidence! was by tbe ringinff of the I at the stage where it needed moisture, in the horse entries. The first prizes It was leanwd afterwards' and no better means of providine an the matured stallions went to Mr.' that a SinaJ1 blaze had broken Qut j this could have been wished for. Jas Hansen's Dandy Boy, the best' in old restaurant building I Still thev come. That is, wheat stalhon in the district according to to Coleman Hardware. The I yields of which any district might the records of the last twr j numbers from these ulcers in the bow! its application to this case els, and are carried out of the bow-j II. washing oi England, and he was els in the excreta. It is from this j not a very good man in some things, source that other persons contract' like myself (laughter) because gen- the disease either through gross care- lessness in neglecting to thoroughly wash and L'disinfect their hands after attending to a patient, or neglecting to destroy the excreta." tlemen, I read the daily press of the Conservative party, and I Jiave read it every day for thirty years. Charles II. had some good points, and I may say that perhaps I have some were given? No, sir, no charge of 'rings' of Gritdom have thrown doubt- that' kind was made, but charges j is to the most faithful of 'the ranks, were made" against, whom? As has j The .bully who shows. just been stated by my friend, Mr. I the white feather is not more a re- German, charges were made' against! pul-sive object than -a political hy- subordinates, against officials. Well, j pocrite who.bstrays the what -was pur. duty in such circum- stances? We did not wait until the outrages every principle- he profes- sed. No .--honest reformer can review- were made against officials j lue past five years -without feelings." and against -subordinates. .In the} of indignation and contempt.' session of 1907 we-had reason "That was published not this lieve that, there were irregularities in but thirty years ago, and, although-. the department of marine and fish- no nam s are mentioned, yet it I- flames werc soon extinguished and' thc fire all put out by a single pail of proud. Mr, Buchanan; a well known farmer on the South Fork, threshec He is a magnificent Clyde of the modern type, showing very little jhite upon bay color pre- j Qn the and wore an which went alf the'-wa fr0m 35 to 45 dominating- He was awarded the prize as the best draft stallion on the grounds. The horses shown against him in this last competition were E. Harker's 2-year-old Clyde, which took water. The fire brigade were prompt- i out over bushels of wheat, ly on the spot and were ready and whlch ws equipped for a fight if the occasion i bushels per acre. Another good re- required it. The back doors of the building had been left open and it was concluded that the fire had been J LUUH. J l i -u- -i i? -D T by some boys playing with first in his class; F, Bevan s _ grey stallion, also awarded first prize as the best Percheron in the matured matches or by grown person who ha3 taking a smoke and forgot to put out his cigarette. turn which has just been reported is that of Mr. Martin Bailley, of the Kootenai district. Off 80 acres Mr. Bailley got bushels. These are no haphazard guesses, but actual fig- ures, which can be verified if neces- sary. class; and Marsden 2-year-old Percheron. another wearer of "the red' 3llSS 3rcCulIoch of Hosmer.is) Corporal Moses, R.N.W.M.P., went ribbon. The lighter horses were visitinS her sister Mrs- K- Dunlop on j down to Cowley on Saturday to pro- Second St. .Mcphee visited Letii- returning- Monday' secute on a charge of cattle stealing. -not very largely shown. The cattle chiefly Shorthorns and Here-' lords. Mr. Jas. Hansen carried off bridge Sunday.. most of the red ribbons in the first' morning. named, and Eldredge Bros, had a' Dr. Sawyer, Cowley's veterinary fine showing in the second. Dairy surge-on was in town on Wednesday were not largely shown. The on professional business. poultry exhibit was a good one. C. Faurie; of proprietor of the though not so large as on some pre- Lillc paid Coleman a vions years. Thfre were a number of Wednesday fine birds from the Eden Rest poul-' try farm, near Lethbridge. The eat OI lhe Coleman Hotel I to them. The statement and potted flowers, doubtless on ac- local for Leth- j formation was brought i The accused was Mr. J. C. Drewry, one of the best known and wealthiest men of the district. He was com- mitted for trial. In the item of news regarding the arrest of two men as suspects in the matter of cracking the mill safe, your correspondent unwittingly did the local members of the Mounted Police out of some credit that was coming that "in- m" that the count of the bad weather, were not today. men were in an unoccupied. shack, so much in evidence as upon former Hardware Co. have J was hardly correct, as Inspector Bel- years. The vegetables were especial-' ___ contract in installing a good, and made a fine showing. steam plant in the Opera The beets, carrots, cabbage, and Fred Cote haa heen in were especially worthy of men-' "f the work and this fact in tion. The melons, squashes and ripe ]It5cif a guarantee of good work- tomatoes were a sight never before _ accorded residents here-.. The first E- Disney and Miss Disney, prize on watfrmelons went to Mr. wife ftml daughter of E. Disney, out since morning, and themselves traced the men to the shack. Inci- dentally it might be stated that a strong case is being -worked up by the police. Electric drills, skeleton keys, and a loaded revolver have since been discovered in the shack. De- John Ellison, of Aetna. They have Coleman's popular J. P. are spend-1 toctive Piper is working on the case. been eating ripe melons over there a few in Coleman. .for the past three weeks, L. A. Manly has been away" from Colemnn for 5omo time visiting Grand j l RAYMOND LIBERALS. j Forks and other parts of B.C. .Raymond, The Liberal. R. jr. Bc-ck. of Blah-more, was in Association held a mating on Friday town today. at Nalcler .and Co.'s office Al- t, The Conservatives are holding a though it was a wry muddy evening there was a large ;md enthusiastic mr-eting tonight in the Eagles Hall for the purpose of organizing for the meeting. President Rivers occupied 4. 6. u- Ar i coming flection campaign. the chair. A. H. McDuffee was ed secretary and J. H. Green second Iwo new boilprs vice-president to fill the positions, by th-1 Coal Co. here have been vacated by the old officers living llp for thc first this town. Various committees were, np-1 pointed, and a vigorous campaign will be started at once. Everyone feels of the election of Mr. W. C. Simmons. I weft SABBATH SERVICES Barrows, Supt. Young People's A baby daughter arrived at j Sunday School) ]0 Jiomc of Henry D. Charter on Mon- day, Sept. 21. on a homestead dial and .was one of the fortunate homesteaders to secure a desirable pre-emption adjoining his homestead, Com. 21. He. is .proving up Mcetj 7 Mr gh -.stead in aec. Sun- j _ Prcachi at a_ m< Rnd at 8 p. m. MID-WEEK SERVICES M. J. CONNER, Pattor. and thinks it quite probable that these men may be the same persons that responsible for the IN an ton and Blairmore robberies. At the last regular meeting oi the Town Council the by-law to grant a franchise to the Pincher Creek Elec- tric Light and Power Company WH.S finally It that this' company Pincher Creek has is to bi? hoped means business. been promised railways, electric light plants, and several other similar luxuries before, but so far all have turned out to be merely hot-air propositions. It must bo said, however, that thc latest pro- posal looks more businesslike than any that have hitherto been present- ed to our patient and long-suffering residents. The fact that the company is willing to put up bonds to be, for- feited in the event of their failure to live up to their agreement, mikes th< deal look a business one. .-md inspires our citizens with the that before long it will not be neces- sary to grope- one's way around tlic reels on a dark night. Z New Hardware Store and Its Policy cries for instance, and.some others, Alexander; Mackenzie. On and what did we do under such c'ir-jJuly 20, 1878, the Mail published an c-amstances? What -was- cur article which read this way: 'Wby We did what any hones man would j are the honest Reformers dissatis- did, sir, -what any honest man would! fied? Because Mackenzie has d-e- have done, any honest gov? c ived them. He was going to be a, .ment would have done, -what Alexan-i goody-goody in everything, but he- d8r- Mackenzie himself would have j has been bad in many instance? findl done. We appointed a commission j good in because he is mani- to investigate; a commission sat andjfest.lv incapable of governing the reported, and having gone through j country with wisdom and prudence." _ j Do you see any in the I language used thirty years ago and the language of today? Usinfj the Same Language "I say that take the Mail and orher- Const-i-vative papers today and they you old Liberals the talc that they told the old Liberals at that time. Thea it was the old Liberals of Baldwin. Now it is the- old .Mackenzie Reformers that tbey are appealing to in the sarn? -wcirds. This shov.-s.' I believe, what is at the uf accusations which are- I hurled in the press at what I be- lieve, nay, I assert, to bo an honest, government. The store is located in the Bryan Block at the corner of Round Sompas Streets. The furnishings are being made specially and are modern in the extreme. Four carloads are now on the road, of the highest grads hardware and accessories that money can buy. Our policy will be to carry high grade goods, and to sell them .as cheaply as we can for cash. Cash prices will rule absolutely, and we feel sort that you will be unable to buy better goods for less money, in or out of Leth- bridge, than our store offers. We will, buy in carloads only, and pay cash for all our goods and will give you the benefit of our discounts. Our stock will not only be high grade, but we will buy in such quantities as to eliminate the annoyances of being out of stock. Every article that goes out of our store be guaranteed, and if your purchase proves other than we guarantee, ours will be the easiest store in town to.get your money back. We expect to be open for business about October 10th, and want you to take this as a personal invitation to visit us at your earliest convenience. McKeown Hardware A. H. MoKEOWN, MANAGER RUNAWAY AT TABER. Tabtr. .Sept. exciting run- away with four horses attached to a. Surrey belonging to John Barton., cairn- at galloping speed down Bus- sell street yesterday morning. Bea UsrtOTi, a youth of 15 years., had the- horses in-'charge, and was on his -way to the farm to disc, when, without, apparent 'cause, the horses suddenly 'bpcame unmanageable, and ran for nearly half an hour at-breakneck spetd over" the entire, town, being: guulpd from fences by the young man. Finally Clarence Layton, upon horse- back, rode in front of the bringing them to a halt. ly" no damage was done. BOY KILLED Uampbellford, Ont., Ellis, 4 years, of J. R. Ellis -was run ovf-r and killed while playing oit iho street today. SECOND VICTIM OF FRANK AFFRAY v (Special to tbe Herald..) Frank, AJ.ta., Sept. 28 The shooting which took place yester- day in Lille, when Agento Monte shot and killed Joe Castingo ami dangerously wounded A. Casthiuo. who died in the hospital Saturday, caused a great sensation. Monte was arrested Friday night and locked tip in the'Police barracks at "Frank. His preliminary trial took place today at Lille and he vras committed to Macleod jail for trial on the charge of muider. Pink Pain stop Headaches, womanly pains, any pains, anywhere, in 20 mimitos sure Formula on the 25c box. Ask your or doctor about this formula fine. Sold by J. J. Johnston. ;