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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethbridge, Alberto. Saturday, Augusf 3. 1912 Number 199) IMACLEOD HAS BEST FAIR IN THE TOWN'S HISTORY WANT LIVE STOCK AT THE CONGRESS (Attendance and Exhibits Broke All Previous Records SHOW OF HORSES Was one of the' Outstand- ing Not Good iMacIeod, Aug. annual J exhibition passed- into history tonight las much the best on record. That I Tends like a stereotyped expression, put It's a fact. The largest number of j exhibits, the largest attendance, and 1 tho'largest vision of what such ashovv I should he added lip, .total the best on I accord Opened fcrmalh by Afayor I Sledmnn Ihursdaj afternoon Ills faced one of tho laigefet I crowds ever seen "at an exhibition I liere, Many thought it would estab- I Jish the record. But it Jidn't. Not by 1 scv-eral 'steens.' Friday's crowd eclip- sed everything and the total for two days considerably exceeded that of any three days' fair previously held. It was a good show with strong features and some weak spots. Out standing was the' showing in horses. There was s. big array of equine beau- ty and gracefulness and ewiiue plain- Jiess'aml utility. There were some rather inferior: looking samples of horse flesh arid there were some mag nificeut specimens. Noble animals :who would take ribbons at any -fair. Big .Men There Some of the leading horsemen of Southern.Alberta had exhibits. Meii like T C Drewry of Cow lev with oirloads of Percherons of the bluest SILL1KER AND EGAN FAVOR JUDICIAL INQUIRY "I 3m not particular about making any statement at this time. I wish ti> wait until specific charges are made against me before I make up my mind as to what course to follow. .However, I am willing to abide by any form of investigation the council may decide oh, and a judicial enquiry would suit me ae welt as any Gilleipie. "I want the fullest investigation before any court in land. I prefer an investigation before a judge. ,1 am willing to have the whole of my past history laid bare Pat Egan. "I anrw'lling to .allow Chief Gillesple's friends to choose the style of In- vestigation which they favor, and I wiil abide by it. I would prefer a judicial investigation, for with ;a judge on the bench, the evidence of any witness must be truthful or perjury, charges will result But you can say for mei that whatever the Chief's friends deem proper in the line of an investigation will suit me. 1 am just that sure of my Silliker, SERIOUS STATE OF U.S. CATTLE INDUSTRY Breeders Aqxious That There Should be an Exhibition strain These noises shown because the owner making: a fi nancul cleanup He non nidnj rib I tone but !t wouldn't anuch more tha: pay expenses The hoises were shown because the owner Is ajnbltlous to en- eolnage the livestock indnstr; In Sou- them Alberta and he believes In ex- hibitions as a potent form of encour agement Othei ,big exhibitors in horses were Colin Tillotson of Clares- ,holm, the Stewart nuich of Clares- lolm, T S McLean of Macleod and others There nere exhibits from Lundbrock, Calgary, Olaen Creek, Gra- Dum, Okotoks and Black Diamond There wasn't jnjthing like uniformity 5n appeaiance but there was a general lineup in utlliti and the exhibit dis Jilased the fact that while Southern Alberta farmers 1m e not jet the clear of the money in. stock raising theie is a gradual approach to mixed 'fanning and. hope is written large' the. portals of agricultural: op- portunities (Continued on Something Must be Done to Promote More Cattle are liaised, Price of Beet Will Keep Athaucmg Chicago, Vug uarmng something must lie done to protect ilie raibing imlustn in the I'nileri Stales in order to 'prevent reduction in the volume -of cattle raising and consequent'.further iincc in bee! prices jes- tcrdaj Charles S Jones and eth- er officials of: the Chicago. Live Stock Exchange: Congreis or state legislatures must that t enact legislation soon for the pro- tection of cattle raising in'this coun- try or the cattle market will become dangerously lights said Mr. Jones. ''Laws should he passed, that wpuhl prohibit the slaughtering of young cows and. calves in order to further breeding ends.1' The members of the exchange made it known that they arc ready .and. anxious to exert their influence .to have laws passed along these lines TOOK FIT AND FELL IN RIVER ti-UNDBRECK: YOUNG MAN FOUND DEAD IN A PEW INCHES OF WATER Pincher Creek, Aug. of tho ftvtalitlos thai his occurred in this Ujcaiitj for many a day took (place at Lundbreck this afternoon, as u result of -which that busv Uttle vil- laee is shrouded In deepest gloom A yomif man, namtd W B Slintater, ffrent out to enjoyi an. afternoon's fish png-.on the Old -Man River, and .In a short. time thereafter his dead foody was found Iving face ,downward..ln Inches of water, Suite -close to the shore It appears that Simister was sub- ject to fits, and It is supposed he was wined with one of these, And, as no assistance was available, tie foil into the iu the position pibdve dweribed. Deceased'-was "unmarried, and bbcnit twenty-four years of age. Ho jived with.; his parents, who have a ranch Juat outside the A. B. MACDONALD. The old-time rancher, who Is a victim of.the Tory axe Coroner Connor, of Pincher Creek, aa .immediately summoned, and an tiKiutst li toting-.held.thls evening, j SICK MAN RAN FOR HIS'LIFE Toronto, Dunn, a con tractor, was killed and three other persons narrowly escaped death when tho underpinning of a. house at No. 20 Salem Avenue, under .Vhich Dunn was excavating "for a cellar, gave way this afternoon, allowing tho house to fall into the excavation" and burying Dunn beneath Us ruins.- Bos- owner of the house, was ill in a broken floors and stairways" filled with broken arid starways filled with plaster and gained the front door just as the building: collapsed HE CERTAINLY IS A LUNATIC South Cola., Aug. Gso- Sallow, 2S old, believ- ed to be a.maniac, ran amuck here last night and with a. double bar- relled gun shot and wounded five persons, three perhaps fatally, then se-l'fire to i hotel which burn- ed to the ground. Sheriff pen nil, of; Pefferson County, with a posse, for the scene. Nurtes accompan- ied the posse. FOR: EDMONTON stories., is the limit to which .'buildings erected in Edmonton. The cil Adopted this regulation finally passing ,the new building .by- law Macleod, Aiic, 3 an informal gaUituing oE men here yes- Unlay, a campaign.' was launched with the object space at the Dry-Fanning m Leth- for the cxhlb.tlpn-of cattle and horses. It seems that .Secrelarv Burns ol the congress, has emphatically refus- ctl to'allow such .an and some of the big stock men rather resent it rhe stock men sav tliej do not [or prizes. All they want is a few ubhons Imng up designating champ- or superiority of some ind !Uon like 1 C. Dreun, thcuot- ed: breeder "of Percliijron horses at 'owle} are quite Tfilling to bring in or three of the choicest stock, without the slightest expense to tlie Dn Farming congress. It is claimed thai the ihlpleir-enl men are being almost coaxed to take exhibits and the policy of sliuiting out stock- nie'n.wheh tlie whole emphasis placed on mixed farming in Southern ilbcrta is somewhat inconsistent. How farmers are: to be encouraged to go in foi mixed fain1 rig with the is something the stockmen cannot see. A big ex- hibit Mr Drewry; George; Lane, the Stewart ranch- ranri others would, it is thought, 1 e much appreciated and would be a lation to people from the ucstcm states. i MiJ'Keuzie, provincial tre isurer, is heartlh in mpathy with tlic proposal; and bioachcd lion. Duncan Marshall on the subject _It is salt! the of ngnculture is sj hang up all the ribbons reaturetl He, howcvet, the start a real agitation and give ptactical evidence .that they uant to go to the con- gress-rand that-the exhibits would no on a -calc c. sive lo make the exhibition a -suc- :cess. I SUSPENDED CHIEF WAITS FOR SPECIFIC CHARGES MORE BRITISH .THAN AMERICAN Washington, Aug. Ihree -thntis as many British as American workmen are em- ployed in the construction of the Panama canal. Out ot a total population of. in the Canal Kane proper, Bri- tain claims as citizens, with the'Unlted States second with Census figures completed on March 31, :show "a gain of 12, 807 inhabita'nts -in the zone since 1306. 'f -s- Then He Will Present His Case-Had Implicit Faith in Inspector Silliker and Detective Egan-Gillespie's Pen- sion in Jeopardy The three deposed members of the cated are busv preparing- their; cases city police force arc preparing for an for presentation, investigation The) know one li Just A hut, kind of investigation II for Major Il.itch made that Le made ib not jet decided upon, mnmcrmcnt jostriddj. lie stated that hut if ihc vvishc-. of the men most only the .fullest enquiry-would suffice iu this case, and now the men impli- AVIATION CLAIMS ANOTHER VICTIM Australian Airman, Just Arrived in England, With his Aeroplane in Surrey and was Instantly Killed IJyfleet, Surrey, Eng., "An Australian Charles Lindsev Campbell, was fnstanUy killed this morning by a fall with his aeroplane while making a flight from Brook lands to the liylleet Aerodrome viho hail only recently ar- rived from Australia, was granted his aviator's certificate bv the Rojal Aerodrome, his mach'ne suddenly col- lapsed and crashed .to-the ground in the village adjacent to the drome. His body was fount! a the debris. ASYOR'S ESTATE IM BRITAI New York, Aug. Is learne that the probate ia wi of John Jacob Astor, who was los with the Titanic, shows that his p'e estate in the 0mted Kingdom i valued at approximately .EXRECTfSTRIKElTO END Pnluth, :Aug. free: were made today, that the strike o the freight' handlers .at the head the lakes would end before tonight Conferences' held last night and early today all. tended to settlement .of thi strike. CALGARY POLICE ARE-BAFFLED Calgary, Aug. police seem to be completely baffled In their chase for Shorty Lyons, murdered of Brakeman Blair, who was reported to be hiding along the Bow River practically in the1 centre of the city. The latest report said that the murderer-had been seen swim- ming rivsr from Prlncwc Is- land to'the north bank and he is later said to have bean seen hid bushes in that vicinity. The thicket in which he was sup, posed to be hiding, was surround- ed all night by forty .armed :men, but when daylight came there .nobody to be found. People here are coming to the conclusion that the police, force is either gullible or Incompetent, It seems in- credible that a fugitive could hide himicif .from the eyes of hundred! of searchers half a mile from the heart of .the city for- twenty-four hours or more. CIRCUS DAY IN LETHBRIDGE A. B. MACDONALD LOSES JOB Vtnff, Aug. A. B. Mucdonild, the veteran superin- of the Nirtlenal park, has rteelved notice from Ottawa that his no longer requir- ed, and U packing up, preparatory to quitting the official residence. Mr. Mdcdonald has no .Idea of what he will do now, but there Is fttllng a flrac- lous act on the part of .the prov- incial government, to give him a position if there Is one'available. He over seventy of age and took absolutely no part in the election campaign. His only of- fence seems to be that he Is a Lib- eral, and was once a' candidate, and some hungry opponent wants his job. VE GOT FOUR BITS, WELL BOTH GQ ATMNNIFRED Wmmfred is to the ain G J. Hanscb informs the Herald that the cutting of ear- Ij sows flax has already coni'- menced there, and he believes It is a record TJie, flas crop will be heavy in that district. The farmers are also ibusy cut- ting spring wheat, barley and oati, and harvesting will be general there next La- bor Is scarce, and employ a lot of hands. 0. E. CUDDINfeTON A wall known and popular Winnifred farmer, Mr. Citddington vltiud Leth- bridge with the oxcursion to the Ex- perimental Farm. He watdtco rated with of the splendid grains grown In hit the'Herald had a photo taken of live and Jolly booster [Photo .by.Mllnes.] interested in the outcome are consid- trcJ, a judge of one of the Alberta courts will be iu charge. The men, all seem so confident of winning theic cases that they are willing to go be- fore the highest court ia the laad_and air their grievances and make their charges, which were primariljf made leforc the police committee, on day'afternoon. There are no new developments ot particular interest todav. The p II cal'ed on Chief Cfillcspie and asked for a statement, hut the duel was of the opinion that this, was not jasb llio time to talk. He seemed to take the whole matter very cooly, however, and is uow engaged princi- pally in awaiting developments. He made several statements which aio not for publication, although op- ened up a few surprises m the line ot evidence which he has stowed awayj to make public at the time of the isr vestigatlon Wants Something Specific "Really, I cannot say vciy much at this time I know wlut somo of the charges against me but they, have been made ouiy in a general and I do not feel tihat I need to be concerned as yet. Before more must be specific charges Then I "will couie right out yrith what I have to say1. Z> .S--'rI am somewhat cut up about the way this matter has turned out." I put my implicit faith in Inspector Silliker and Detective Egan, I bcliev-, cd tlmt they were working0 in the in- terests ol the force, but now I find that they hav e been secretly working against me for months. It is getting ;o be hard to know one's friends upw- adavs My (.onhdence has been abused, but when I go before the_investiga- tion committee I will tell a few lungs which will surprise somo of. _ tic people of this town." The die! made no bones about stating that he had been suspended pending an investigation, He slid hat he had told some of Us tends ibout the whole affair on Thursday, hut he has not been talking or publication up to the present. Chief G-iIlcspio has been a practically all his life Nearly lurty sears ago he joined the ranks f uie Mounted Tolice. For twenty- ne vcars ho served in the Mounted 'olice, mULh of the time being spsut [i Southern Albfita, where ttached to the Macleod and Leth- ridge detachments During his scr- icr in the Mounted Police Chief Oil- 'spio had an excellent reputation and as some very noted captures marked p on his record After serving the full twenty-one cars in the iorcc, he got his honor- blr discharge from, thp fores in winch c then held the position of sergeanl. 'ith his discharge went a pension ot onfciderablo proportions, and hlef values his honorable nd pennon for long service as be values his life. Pension in Jeopardy Xovv flnfe pensinn is in At least so long as the charge1; made against are not cleared that is tie If thev are substantiated at the court .inquiry, his pension is on 10) BUY LAND AROUND THE PARK There is a big movement in pro- perty In the area adjoining Hen- derson' Park. Mitford put thrdug'n three big deals within week, Including two pur- chases by-the firm and a sale. Yesterday 15 acres adjoining known as Lymandalc, ware sold to well known local men who are Qofng to put it on the marked at once. The price was about an .acre. Mr. Mltfbrd bought 50 lots from M re. James Price of Claresholm, and 10 acrci from John Donnan. Mrs, owned 100 lots an- for what she paid for the hundred. The remaining fifty will be clear profit and will be held for advanc- ing prhes. Mr. Mitford has al- ready sold tlie Price and Don- ntn purchases, the lots all being taken up in Peterborough, Ontario The development of the clty'l beautifying scheme Henderwn park Is creating an for property in that tection of city. ;