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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL n. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1909. NO. 246. BRITISH TARS IN NEW YORK Take Part In the Hud- son-Fulton Cele- bration V LETHBRIDGE ON MAIN LINE According to Sir Thomas Shaughnessy's remarks while iti tflje West recently the Crows Kest line will shortly, liecorne a part of the main line-of the C. P. the coast. This change will go into as soon as the ne- cessary arrangements can be completed. What this" will mean" for Lethbridge needs hardly bs conjectured. York, Sept. army to- day added its tribute to that which the navy has lavishly' paid to iARE BUILDING MANY j ELEVATORS IN PROVINCE i The'Alberta Pacific Elevator Co. honor of the memory son and'Robert Fulton. of Henry built- fifteen elevators in Alberta The route ltnis vear- Those" in the south -are at commis- Raymond, Warner, Taber and sion for the land -pageant" of the week J niangay.. They are now Car- n today resounded to the tramp of sol- large terminal .eleva or of J diers' feet and the blare of martial DljS, capacity at Calgary. This is music. The aecond of the Jhree parades that "march from the upper-end of Central Park to Washington Sguare fourth year for this -company and they now have sixty elevators in Al- berta. Next year they will build thirty more. along Central Park west avenue, was. entirely a military dis- play and it called together --a variety of organizations and nationalities such as New York has seldom seen. Although today's parade was char- acterized' as a military affair the men of the war' fleet anchored in the Nbrth j -_________ River, its chief attraction. Every one j of the fighting ships contributed its UfkU-jpy O-- quota of sailors and marines, and the "HUIICy IMS LllgdgCU tars of -England, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Mexico. Argentina. J Hayti and Cuba marched with the j .lackies of Uncle Sam's navy. The! parade included men and its start was scheduled for early in the afternoon. i The set feature of-the day. however j MAN KILLED IN AUTO RACE Records Are Broken At a Terrible Cost River-head, I., Sept. smashing of existing American record "for ..automobile racing on the open read and a spill which cost the life, of one inan. and serious injuries to another, marked the running to- day Qf ihe Long Automobile BY JUNE I j y AfD AMTC SUPERIOR TO ROCKIES flVJllfin 1 U FOR FARM HELP Montreal, Sept. the sixth annual Montreal meet- ing of the G. T. P. held here today it was officially stated that the line from the head of Lake Superior to within sight of the Rocky Moun- tains would be completed by June 1, next. It was also stated that the expectations of the engineers for a four- tenths-of a one %per cent, grade through the RockLs will then be realized. jl Farmers Pay Fines In Order To Get Men SICKLES GOT.-THREE MONTHS For Appropriating a Stray Heifer Found' At this of the j Regina, Sept. John Campbell. who was arrested on a charge of be- vagrant, was taken out of the .the police today by K farin. er from south of tlic city, to work on the threshing gang. Harvest men ing a WILL GET COOK'S INSTRUMENTS Vessel To Go For Them St. Johns, -Nidi Sept. Derby, a stock car sweepstake run over "22 "miles on hitherto untried road at the eastern extremity of Long Island "between Kiverhead .and JIattituock. The casualties were caused by skid- ding of the Apperson car driven by Herbert I.ytie. the veteran Vander- bilt cup as it nearod an easy berid in tfee road two miles west of Mattitutock when Lytle -and his me- .chanic, James Bates, had completed 1 two-thirds of the first lap. Tho sixty horse power machine came tearing a'down the roa'd aV65 miles an hour when it suddenly lurched _to one side I into deep sand and overturned. landed twenty feet away on his back. Bates was crushed under the car and never gained consciousness, dying "an later. The racing throughout was -the fast- est ever seen. for sake of District Court Henry, Sickles, con- j SQ scarce at present tjme that victed of cattle stealing was sentenc- j rarmers' have to go into the cells to ed to three months imprisonment with. gecure laborers they en- hard labor an a- fine'of and in QUgh pay default of payment three'months fur- me31. ther imprisonment.' number of civil cases are coming -up for settlement' this afternoon. SENSATIONAL :ARRtST MADE At Irvine-A Stolen Horse n Traced From Several Owners had -a. rival. Although the celeb'ra- j bers of the schooner .Teannie on which tion committee had announced thati'Harry'Whitney arrived here from In- Wilbur Wright and Glenn H. CurtisS i ian Harbor, said yesterday that, would probably make their j when Mr. Whitney learned in Labra- j flights Today, and when to look for j dor of the Peary controversy and oU the aeroplanes circling the sky. Wea- the important Cook's in-j Convention Date Changed ther conditions early, "today were en- struments on this, he. engaged i couraging. The- wind was light and the sun. shone brightly. For this rea- j go up next son thousands preferred to miss the military "parade-of the-'chance of see-' ing something more novel-in mid-air. The general expectation was that neither Wright or Curtiss would at- tempt a flight up the Hudson, until afternoon. Nevertheless, the crowds began to gather along the river front while the battery which commanded a view of Governor's Island, three- quarters of a mile off the southern side of Manhattan, was thronged. Capt. Sam Bartlett andfais vessel to vear and recover Dr., The date of the convention ol Al- Medicine Hat, Sept. sensa- tional arrest was made in-Irvine .re- cently when Inspector Parker was down from this city putting members of tbe detachment through the an- nual target, practice. The inspector i was approached by -1 as. ilcCaslin. who directed.this attention horse which he' (McCaslin) had' owned a municipalities whici was to: number of vears. ago. tJte animal, ________ ___ _ back -by suit the desires of the Lethbridge of-; biUs Qf sale to six former owners; Cook's belongings-at Etah. Accord-Intake place on Oct. 8 and 9 hasten1, ing- to crew; chapged to Oct. 14th .and 15th j had ficials. x Mayberry who possessed no boll Commander Peary scoffed at the idea that the sledge, which Dr. Cook gave as a. souvenir to Mr. Whitney, ever covered a distance, Mr. "Whitney j to Municipalities are making every j "charge. On'-the 17th contended'that the sledge showed ac-j effort to have a large and xepresen- fMavlierry was sent up for trial by NO CROSSINGS OVER DIAMOND SPUR Impossible to Cross Track with Wag- ons or Autos auto drivers are find- ing considerable inconvenience and are much annoyed at the delay of the C. T. H. construction gang on -provid- ing crossings on the new Diamond City spur line. At present it is im- possible -to haul a load of grain across the track long de- tour to Kipp Siding.." This should looked''after at once because of the heavy grain -traffic coming in from that district "at present. Ten minutes work and a few planks ;would fix, it up. ARCTIC TO RETURN IN OCTOBER St. John's, Nfld., Sept. Braithwaite, one Captain Bernier's crew, writing by Arctic steamer Jeannie, on September 6, says-the Arctic will. reach Quebec by the mid- die of October. All her crew are in of health' and spirits and have had splendid and furring. THREE IN .ONE FAMILY DEAD South Woodstock, Conn., Sept. 30. Arane Brunn, who was shot by hi.s brother, Constantino F. Brunn, last night, died today from the bul- let wound and his death made the third one in the tragedy enacted in country residence; of the doctor. Constantino Brunn. after shooting the doctor, killed his sister, and then go- ing into another room, ended his own with the same pistol. Constantino Brunn was a resident of Mew York. He leaves a 'wife two sons. The sister lived in Brook- lyn, and had been visiting here dur- 'm'g the summer. MINERS SHOT AT GLACE BAY Policemen Shot Into Crowd and Kill Three MEDICINE HAT HAS ADVANTAGE In New Coal Tariff Asked For By Boards Of Trade Put New Town On the Map Medicine Hat, Sept. Times says As a result of the negotiations carried on executive of the Associated- Boards Trade of which John T- Hall of "this 'taty is secre- j tary, a new coal, tariff has been issu- i ed by the'C. P. R- which, is a sub- Utantial reduction upon former'-rates. The- officers of 'the Union of Albor-rof gale was. -Cached. The police then wlmt -jtative gathering here from all the i and" that the rear sections had cut off to make Parker and released on bail beenj towns of Alberta and the city fathers sum of was put up toy "the In a short time there will an- other town on the map.-.The O. W. JCerr Co.' have got their townsite at Chin, which they purchased at the An examination, ot the tariff rates shows advantage "Medicine by Glace Bay, B., Sept. 29 men struck bv .bullets this afternoon. fired from revolvers in the hands of coal company police, none of the men being seriously hurt. Two of them were struck in. the leg and the other man had a portion of one ear shot off- The row started over some men who were stealing coal from one .of tho little piles which Lave been opan- ed by the strikers since the labor troubles. A littlS to the eastward of the is the shore and along the clifte the sea appear small seams of coal. These are of little economic value and they have never beem work; uiuw; i: lacing Tho land is included in the coal leases and the of th lonvrany have forbidden; -the digging of coal from these This afternoon ;it was .discovered- that- two of tbe boys were taking- 'coal, 1 from the cliF and thereupon Norman Mackenzie, accompanied by 'four 'oth- policemen of coal proceeded to the cliff to arrest amateur miners. They ordered" the crowd to disperse. ..but the orders were not promptly obeyed. The po1 lice 'drew, their revolvers and first in the air. and then' into ._ crowd. One man. John Butts ear shot off, while others were stride in. various parts of their bodies- wounded men were arrested .tuftd ed jail on a charge of unlawful sembly. Warrants have for the arrest of the men. k who their revolvers. The -policemen r crowd threw stones, used their .closer proximity to, coal -producing -districts. Bates recent school land surveyed nero thirty to seventy reason of- her; the other' crowd deny this and say. ready for -sale. It will be put on the five a short time. J. H. Mit- chell, of Minneapolis, is in the city preparing the advertising matter and as soon as this is ready and out, the arrows for killing j board of trade are busily engaged j accused, and two sureties of company will 'open the site for sale, game as Dr. Cook has1 described. j with plans to receive and entertain: were providod. C. F. Harris of Leth- The town is to be .called Owen after j them while here. The convention D-ridge appeared at Vice-President Rl "FT. Owen of-the 0. totl less tjlail CUSTOMS REVENUE WHAT WILL THE HOUSE OF. LORDS DO v. ___ With the. Lloyd-George Budget? Lead- ers Differ in Their Advice London, Sept: the House of LordVjreject the budget a general election will be -held in Jan- uary by which time the new registry of voters will be ready. This an- nouncement was semi-officially made tonight. There is a growing feeling among the' Liberals, however, that the upper House will not take this drastic step. An influence making for peace is the King who is averse to having an acute constitutional is-j sue raised. Mr. Balfour and .Lord Lansdowne are also believed to ia- vor the House of. Lords passing budget. The more ardent tariff-re-i formers .on the- other hand demand rfrs_ rejection and it is expected that their representatives in the Lords, j led by Lord Milner, will urge this pol j icy. The upper House is further ag- gravating the Liberals. Lofd ,lTans- downe tonight while persuading "thej Lords .not) to- reject the Irish Landj Bill promised to support the .drastic 'amendment to measure :when it j .the committee stage. IS INCREASING promises to be a great succssS. 'hearing as counsel for the defence, i W. Kerr Co. Increase for September Over "Thirty Per Cent. Ottawa, Sept. customs rev- enue for the month of Sept-ember to- talled of 409, 531.00 over the same month last VERY CLOSE TO MILLION year. The revenue for the six months j THE ORDER OF BUSINESS of the'present fiscal year totaled an increase, of over j the same period of 1908. FOR EARL GREY Sept. SAYS ALBERTA LAND IS CHEAP Edmonton, evening at 9.40, His Excellency, the i Governor General and party will ar- j rive at Strathcona. Earl Grey will be presented with Ian iin. the square by the Strathcona i Corporation after which the party Building Permits For Nine Months Reach September has been a "busy month indeed in-building operations. The totals for this month's permits shows tier, according to .distance of haul, while we enjoy an advantage of fifty cents to .ninety cents oyer Lerhbridge. Corresponding ad vantages'are posses- sed over other ccxal shipping points: This should leave considerable scope for the development of the mining industry at this point, which the local dealers will doubtless take advantage of. .not a- stone -wasvthrown until-, shots were Seven men were attended for wounds. STOLE PICTURES AND RUGS _ FROM HIS FRIENDS New 'York. Sept. W. Tatham, who said he was a gradu- ate of'the University of Pennsylvan- ia, class of J99, and a promoter of automobile shows, was arrested by detectives tonight, charged -with the WENT CRAZY Peterboro, Sept. Doug- las, 24 years old, residing in a.lonely part of the country near "West-wood, chased his mother and brothers out of the house yesterday and then shot himself He had been in ill health for some time and was moody and morose. UD Southern Alberta Op- portonties' wfll proceed to Edmonton. On Fri-ja big advance over both July and] theft of worth of pictures, art day afternoon the cornerstone will [August. The total amount of per-j objects and silverware from the apart- be" laid'and in the evening the ember is ments of Mr. and Mrs. Curt Smith, i Segal ball will take place to the-Uuly and August figures are j on West 91st street. Tatham had Thistle Rink On Saturday morning I and respectively. [the apartment while the Smiths were i the party will leave for Eegina. TJie -The total amount for tbe past nine abroad for the summer and upon, I City of "Edmonton will present an months of the year is It [their return' they found that many address at the Parliament' building won't require-a' very large amount, valuable pictures had been cut fromj immediately before or. after the lay- from now on .to bring this up to the their frames while several tapestries HON G. E. FOSTER ON HIS WAY HERE ins of the cornerstone. million" mark before the end; of had disappeared. In common with the -many visitors iwho -came to Lethbridge, Dr> Shields, of'Dakota, who is, spending a short time in .this district remarked that he was delighted at the appearance of Man., Sept. the city and district. Mr. Shields George E Foster arrived in the city j has already invested to some extent today He will lecture- in Grace? Jin Southern Alberta lands and Ts go-j Church tomorrow night on the sub-1 ing to invest some more. ject of Imperialism. i "The Southern Alberta lands are _____________ the nest (thing he re- tmarked. Mr. Shields .Vent into Da- kota when, land was as' cheap as it 'j is in aoiae places 'in Alberta now fand at present lie states that you i can't touch it less than fifty SUCCESSFUL FALL FAIR AT CARDSTON Horses Grain and Vegetables the Other De- partments Well Sustained MAN ASSISTING WRIGHT AND CURTISS WAS WORRIED And Committed' Suicide As He Felt Responsibility Was Too Heavy Xew York. Sept. by the responsibility of assisting -the aeronauts, Wilbur Wright "and' Glenn II. Curtiss -in preparation for their i aeroplane flights at Governor's Is- land. Quarter Master Sergeant .Tames Caron. of Company J.. 29th Infantry committed suicide in his bunk outside, the redoubt, at Fort Jay last mghtL shot himself through the heart- with a rifle before his room Private Harris, could prevent Caron had recently appeared to" greatly worried over his responsibil--; ity as Quarter Master of ius comjiany and about two weeks iag.o was absent- for four days without leave, in rthe- hope, he told his company that it would result in his being re- duced and rel evetl of responsibility, Caron had been detailed .to assist Wright and Curtiss in the prepara- tions for their flight during the last i two days and this seemed greatly to i excite him. During late lafternoon i yesterday when. Wright was prepatiiiif to fly, he frequently turned to a sol- riicr near him and remarJoed don't that fellow go up I can't _________ j stand it any longer." After Wright had made his last Wood, who has been waiting trial (light last evening and the crowd of for some time on a charge of cheat- visitors had left the island, Caron ing at play, was brought up yestcr-j went to his bunk and as he day at the police court. The trial, turning in said to his room mate ACQUITTED AND Case Ends In the Of Wood j was of considerable length and ended i in his being dismissed, although the "Harris, old tfoy, Caron reached one side and (From Herald Staff Reporter) ..the'number was not exceptionally Cardston, Sept. the large j -largc? about a hundred and twenty of. them. fine animals. _ crowds, the number! Auto Upset Into a Ditch and excellent Quality of the 'all classes were first class and espec- and the general spirit of holidaying! and merrymaking at the Cardston I ially in the heavier classes were hard Fair on Tuesday and Wednesday are j to beat anywhere. the marks of a successful exhibition. or sfaty dollars an acre and land; Maembly M, ,vas utilized (or Some Fine Horses James Hanson's -exhibit magistrate remarked that there was grabbed a rifle and-before Harris The number shown was large and all a strong suspicion of unfair play, could prevent him placodcit to ffis notwithstanding, the fact that there heart and fired. He rdied almost in- stantly. He served four years in the But Wood met with an unpleasant Philippines and during his service had surprise when released in the shape received several medals for bravery, of an arrest by Sergeant Egan on a James Hansen's hackney stallion inwas no_ actual proof the light, horse class was a beauty and ma.te would be hard to find anvwhero in the province. equally fino charge of vagrancy. The trial was to have been held at the barracks this Dave "Wpolford showed .stallion in the saddle horse class, heavy teams, carriage but tho witnesses had dis- Clydes was worthy of especial men- I roads-ters and single teams were every i appeared and it was postponed for a and a party of will raise wheat like is building while tie tion, his capturing the screat- one good average specimens and men from Oregon narrowly escaped j raised here is to reach even serious injurv in an auto accident. Tht j higher figures than that. In Dakota party were rerumiug from the experi- mental farm at a good rats of speed Mr. Shields remarked land "was reck- oned "to be worth 'many -when nearing the bridge across the dollars as it will grow bushels of irrigation ditch the steering gear be-1 wheat per acre. -came in some way unmanageable and He saw no place, where irrigated stock and poultry were shown at thejcr number ofN prices for this breed, -grounds to the west of the town. _ _Mr. jr. B. the machine crashed into the rail- ing of the bridge, broke down the posts and. was precipitated into the ditch; One of the party was shaken up rather seriously but the rest escap- ed unhurt. The- machine was pulled 'out oT the ditch with the aid of a couple of teams from the experimental farm and Frank Maxwell who came along lands can be bought so cheaply as in this, district. The soil is just as good as is to be found anywhere and with the irrigation he couldn't see how the price could be kept from going away up. Mr. Shields stated that. in his es- timation there" was no -better investr ment anywhere than the irrigated lands of the Lethbridge district. It lias progressed wonderfully and is shortly afterwarde pulled it into 'town, bound to on going. Tn the Percherbn classes some re- of Magrath, had a While tho arrangement was rather fino 'bunch, of Clydes on exhibition as convenient it was the best that couldj well; be done under the circumstances and provision will made before another year for a large and suitable build- ing .on the grounds and the construc- tion of a race track for the lovers of turl. few days. I Wood is alleged to be one of the Good Bunch of Cattle j confidence men who have been, j. ju in? the unwary farmers and citizens Passing to the cattle, 01 wmcn t J fleet credit on their owners. there were between fifty and sixty! timc entries, there was a large number of rnarkably fine stallions; were shown, well bred and well developed speci- but 'the number was .comparatively, mens of both beef and dairy breeds, small. F. E. Bevans, John Bennett, James Hanscn of Cardston and J.B. W. Pitcher and W, Pilling took the po-izes in these classes. Ririe of Magrath had the largest ex- hibits and of these the greater num- ber were shorthorns. judging was concluded at tbe Tho first prizes for agricultural end of the first day, Mr. Robertson, j brood mares and foals went to W. J the ogod shorthorn bulls Ralph of'Bdmonton, judging the stock, and'Duce of .Cardston, James Hansen Lowe of Boundary Creek took the E. N. Barker, of Calgary, the vege- j taking second in the foals. Although} first prize and i- B. Ririe of Magrath tables, grains and grasses. equally deserving of note, it ia im- the second. Jn the two-year-olds, The centre of attraction on possible to describe the full exhibit, first went to Broadbent of Lcavitt. morning and afternoon and through-' of tho various classes. The display.of and second to D. Pryde of Magrath, 'out the entire fair for that matter, I two-year-old grade mares, however, ras at the horse sheds and, although: is well worthy of especia.! mention. and in the year-olds the prizes were (Continued on Page Four.) The city and mounted police are working hand in hand to clean up this hunch. HALIFAX CHINKS ARRESTED Halifax, Sept. forty China men who were arrested early .this morning for gambling in a dive on Puke street appeared in the police court this morning and the case was continued. The Chinamen wore relcaa ed on bail. Eleven of the Chinamen belong out of town and will como up again in the morning. Thirty will appear on Monday. Van Rolled t Down the Bank Cowley, Sept. might ilv have been a serious if not fatal accident, on Tuesday of last week while the Bowerman threshitta: outfit was moving .from J. C.. Dmry's ranch to Brown's on climbing steep bank on the north side of Old Man river tbe van de- tached from the traction and rushing down the steep -bwxk, waa ovocturned, rolling several to the bottom. Miss ,wko does the cooking for tlie men, was-in the van at tho time of the and it was nothing less 'tha.t provi- dential that escaped without ser- ious injury. ;