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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Uthbridge Dafly Herald REJHAHOR CANADIAN BISHOP Long Heralded Con sistory Will Be Held Next November New York, Aug. advices have been received m this country and confirmed .by the Rome corres- pondents of the higher class of Cath- olic journals to the effect that Pope Alberta. Tuesday, Augusta, 1910. CAN TALK TO MEDICINE HAT X. is said to have intimated that jthe long heralded consistory will be held nest November. It is of partic- ular interest to this country and Can- ada for although it may happen that no American prelate will be raised to the senate of the Catholic church, it seems certain that the apostolic delegate at Washington, Monsignor Falconio, will .be among the new car- dinals. In fact this is openly stated foy well informed correspondents of 'Catholic papers in England and Am- erica. also intimate that the papal legate, Cardinal Vannutelli; may be the ibearer of a private communica- tion on a similar subject to -Monsfg- nor Bruchesi an-d that it will 'be made known at the close of the congress in Montreal. At all events the pope has 'been at pains recently to show his fondness for the Archbishop of Mont- real. The Alberta government distance telephone line connecting 'Lethbridge and Medicine Hat has been com- pleted and was thrown open today for business. The Her- ald had the first over the new line, exchanging congrat- ulations with Editor D. R. Ware, of the Medicine Hat Times. Times, wno was on hand r-eaxJy for the opening of the line which means so much for the intervening country. New York's Chief Magistrate was on Board Steamer Ready to Sail for Europe Wnen a Discharged City Employee Shot Him in the Head Man Immediately Arrested Little Hope Held Out for Mayor's Recovery Probable Presidential Candidate Has Been Making Sweeping Reforms in Gity Government York, Aug. 9.-Mayor Gaynor was shot and probably fatally wounded when on board the steamer Eaiser WiJhelm der Groi ready go to Europe on a vacation. His assailant was arrested and o-ives his name as Gallagher. HehadbeeR employee and as his motive hat tne mayor had been the cause of Ms losing Ms position He is thought to. be msane. The bullet struck the mayor in the head Small hope is entertained for his recovery. j HAD BEEN MAYOR FOR FOUR YEARS Pincher Creek Stunned By the Death Of Mr. Scotr ELEVEN WERE KILLED Catastrophe on a Railroad in Sputhen California A Passenger Train Collided With a Light Engine Terrible Scenes Witnessed by Rescuers Conductor Disobeyed Orders SURVEY GANGS GET DOWN TO WORK Pincher Creek, Aug. -f. more party of engineers for the new railway here A today and still another is to A. reach Here Wednesday >or -f" Thursday. Mr. Fine, of Phil- 4. adelphia is chief engineer of the road. One of the-parties arriving will go out on a top- ographical survey of the line. "When the work of construc- tion is under way .-sidings are to -be set apart -for the use of ranchers at a distance of five miles apart. GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP ISSUE Will Be Brought up by Railways of U. S.A. Chicago, Aug. s.-Four committees of western railways are drawing up for the government an amendment which it is expected will (bring up the question of government ownership of the nation's railroads'squarely before the federal authorities and -the people. The western railways, according to the officials; join in preparing an ul- imatum to the interstate commerce commission upon which their exist- ence must stand or. fall. The mem- orial will be ready August 22 or 23; it will say that the. increasing ex- pense of operation" -demands' .propor- tionate increases in freight rates, otherwise some' retire from, business and. turn, their affairs over to the government. SHOT FIRED ON BOARD OFu -J-52S-.SR WILFRID INACART Ignacio, CaL, Aug. per- sons were killed and at least twelve were injured to-night when a pa'ssen- ger train bound from San Francisco to Santa Rosa on the North Western Conductor Responsible "Creqrge Flaherty, conductor of the freight train, who is accused by Gen- eral Superintendent W. S. Palmer and other officials, of violating tele- Pincher Creek, Aug. 8.-Flags flying at half-mast over the business W6re ndmg emu. uujici um.uo.is, 01 vioiaijinff Pacific Railway was struck by aspe-jgraph instructions to remain in J. Gaynor of 'New York, was shot and probably fataOy wounded on tfoard steamer Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse as he "was sailing for Europe. His assailant, who was not identified, arrested. The mayor was stand- ing forward on the upper -deck talk- ing with -Commissioner Thompson, Corporation -Counsel Walton and his' secretary, Mr. Anderson, when he'was locomotive and a caboose' places in town, and will -do until after the funeral of the late Mayor Scott, the cause of whose death is attributed to over-indulgence in li- quor. The reaction which had set the car' The wreck occurred at a sharp curve, The passenger train was travelling forty miles an hour and the locomo- tive and caboose were also going at a good speed. At the office of the "in on Sunday is supposed bv his'1 apcc friends to have resulted in creating a! dfPatdier said that one of demented condition of mind, or ottJ the conductors a mistake erwise he would have been the last! ln. 1S and failed to take af of the passenger -man in Pincher Creek to take nisi The car and smoking Robert Reynolds, jumped from own life in the manner he did. Tke When passengers made their ___ the Ignacio yards until the passenger had passed, thus causing the smashup, isj in a state "of collapse to-day and is i unable to make a statement. Fright-1 ful -havoc was done in the smoker, j The headless trunk of a man lay be-1 side the tracks and from the window! of the smoker protruded the lifeless} bodies of two others. Gruesome Sight The of the passenger train, Mayor Gaynor of New York nature of his untimely, end came a bolt from the blue to the citizens, and was a terrible blow to his wife, who hurried home as soon as the in- formation reached her in Macleod. eu passengers maae tneir way out of top, the smoke partly envelo the rear coach unharmed they went j but through the windows the the cab. The baggage car sprawled on top, the smoke partly enveloping it, Sympathy is extended to her on all, were not kj sides in unable to helP themselves. sides in her loss. The- late Mayor Scott was com re Richmond, Carlton Co., Ontario, and was 50 years of age at the time of his death. Nine years ago he was married to Miss Wilson, of this town, there being from the union. In 1907 he was elected mayor of Pincher Creek by a majority over Jiis opponent of 8, and for the three suc- cessive years following was elected j by acclamation. Deceased was of a! cheerful, sociable disposition and was! held in the highest esteem by all classes of the community. One of the oldest timers here, he had great, hopes of the- town's advancement, through the railway soon to be con-1 structed, and'was on every occasion'! possible helping the proposition on as! best he could. Besides his wife, bej leaves a sister in Calgary, Mrs. J. A. Nolan, as well as a sister in Ot- his brother here, Thos. H. Scott, of the Scott establishment, the largest business concern in town. rescue j party could see the shrieking injured j arid the silent dead, pinned under ov-j erturned seats. For hours it was im-; possible to reach them. j Frank A. Meyers, of Petaluna, rani to Ignacio to summon aid, train was telescoped by the engine of j trains were seat out and physicians I to -assist the thirty passengers in the smoking car who were caught among broken seats and splintered timbers, and those who were not killed were The smoking car of the passenger the freight. With the exception of E. A. Banks, of Rockford, Ills., -who was killed outright, all of the dead and injured whose names have been obtained were Califomians. Drawn by Six Oxen Participated in a Picturesque Ceremony in Northern Alberta Dan Mann Confers .With Minister of Railways While Trains are Sidetracked! about duty orflarm .machin- he was asked. "The treaty with the United States dealing with farm implements, strikes me replied Sir Wilfrid, "if the United States gives absolute equality in leg- 'WILL BUILD TELEPHONE LINE Perdue, .Sask., Aug. town council intend to-install and. operate a phone system -which will 'connect with the, 'Wheatfields rural line now-: under construction. This is the first step towards a long distance line to. Saskatoon. The farmers are com- mencing to cut grain. Aug. Wilfrid Laurier dealt with a multiplicity of requests en route from Lashburn to Edmonton to-day., In all five meet- were held. On the route there were four petitions for the establish- ment of customs ports of entry Lloydminster wants an addition to military armouries, while the United Farmers of Alberta, who apparently have succeeded the Grain Growers' Association of Saskatchewan, urge the reduction Of tariff, reciprocal ar- the duty on farm and the establishment of government owned and operated terminals eleva- the Pacific islation." Conference With Dan Mann The Laurier special lay in Lash- burn over night. Shortly "after mid- night an east-bound special with Vice President D. D. Mann, of the Cana- dian Northern came to a stop on the LUMBERMEN ARE MEETING AT BANFF Manufacturers ond Retailers Considering Points Of Difference Vancouver, Aug. A coast lumbermen left night; for Banff, where score to- Wednesday they will meet representatives of the retail lumber dealers Saskatche- DR. SA WIRES A REPORT Tdis Department His Opin- ion of die Western i Crops I and and down the line, hurried to the, scene on special trains and in auto-1 mobiles Many of the injured are! attacked. The Vessel was prepa be in a critical condition, j.to leave its dock at Hoboken for i trans-Atlantic voyage. JAP'S WIFE Conflicting Reports IS LEXIEXT i New Gaynor _____ i was taken to St. Mary's hospital, and jit was reported he was dead. An- CilSe 111 CoiHt----' other is that Mayor Gaynor's is probably fatal. The entered the head just behind the ear and apparently ploughed its way .straight in. The mayor wns .bare. II. Ushyima, the Japanese charged headed at the time and was stanamg with forgery, Weis before lhe ?art of the cabin -bidding West, again yesterday afternoon for! to friends- assailant was would be carefully ministers at- the head of the departments affected. He alluded to the fact that the eastern Conserva- tive papers were charging him with beingjjroiuse and prodigal in promis- He is of the Minister Of Railways, and sub- j b'e discussed several matters sequently "Hon. Mr. Graham aecom-j which have during the past few him to his private car where J months been the cause of more.' or that lasted over two i less friction between the manufactur- t place. Mann's train on i ers and the retailers. Several weeks trams ago arrangements were made in Van-. j'couver for the meeting at Banfi that it was rumored that the object of j place being chosen because of its the meeting had to'do with matters j central location. About two months connection with the construction and operation of the Hudson Bay i Railway and an announcement was enquiry as to the needs of looked for at the close. The minis- inrt i-f-e- T_ _ I AJJ..UJ..IO ter, However, stated that nothing had been done, and intimated that the and of the Hudson's Bay the West and its people. While made no promises he hoped to some performing when he returned to ne do Ottawa. He thought prove more satisfactory ises. that would than prom- ago the coast lumber manufacturers met and decided that owing to the unsatisfactory conditions which had arisen in the marketing oi the lum- ber in the Northwest, particularly in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, they _T would instal line yards in all tne character. Mr. Mann's special left for principal centres of lumber consump- the east shortly after 2 a.m., thej tion in- the two provinces mentioned. (Continued on page Will fl, tllC of Agriculture HAVE GOOD FALL WHEAT Harvesting- .Started OB Brandon Experimenta] Farm Winnipeg. Man.. Aupr. j I "'cjn ui Airncunure from Monday a meeting of the town! council took place, the main, if not i director of the Experiment- the only purport for which was pass a resolution of condolence order a wreath for the casket. proclamation has been issued b Kettles, acting mayor, reguestin the business places to close on nesdaj- from, 9.45 to 11 a.m. for to al Farms from Calgary: "Prom re- and: to Saskatoon the crops are very A. variable. About Regina and the first twenty miles north there are funeral of the late rayor PROVISIONAL SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION AT CALGARY Ottawa, Aug. S.-Milida orders con- tain the announcement that a provis- ional school oof instruction for the Qualification of officers and non-com- missioned officers will be held at. Cal- gary for a period of six weeks com- mencing October 1. GOOD PRICE PAID FOR BURDETT WOOL George Whelen, for T. Benson and Co., Montreal, has purchased two carloads of wool from the Burdett dis- trict. One carload was from Mt- Kenzie and Campbell, and'the other irom Xeal and Thompson. The price is said to 14 1-2 cents per pound. e iS snmted and has much n-om drought and the yield will -be very -light. From Sas- katoon to Rosrhern many ields are promising. West of Saskatoon on the Gr.ind Trunk Pacific through northern Saskatchewan the grain fields vary much, some are good the larger part have short straw and promise light yields. Through northern Alberta to Edmonton the crops average better, many good fields about Edmonton and south to La- combe. At the experimental farm at Lacombe I saw some of the heaviest yields met with anywhere. From La- coraibe to Calgary yields are variable. many good, others lighter, becoming very light near Calgary.' T- s alleged wife, Laura Mar- or Laura Ushyima, in her as j Gaynor in the moura. He. was di ;ing on the promenade deck of the fine steamer when the shot VSLS fired. De- tectives were immediately rushed-in On Monday a verv was cut. The A LESSON FOR THEFAK1 This Year's Brought w Have its Benefits In Miik River District was a forgery, but also declared she did not wish to get Ushyima steamship pier. trouble. Chief Gillespie being up cation abroad. He was to TJ citable French manner, declared a, meatey rushed in she did on Friday, that the cheque j from Manhattan Jieadquart- 1 about .erfect in cotor las a forgery, but also declared sheiers to the scene of tragedy bon steamship Pier. Mayor Gaynor i L about to start on a month's" va-Ld much i'mnorrance the fact Milt River, Aug. S.-The home-; su-aders about here are cutting have "come to little grain they have, where it had! friction'is the I1i was planned to .incorporate a com- pany in British Columbia with suffi- cient capital to establish at least fifty yards before the end of the pres- ent year, and it was the intention eventually to increase the number to several himdred. Before any steps to this end were taken the large prairie retailers arranged a conference in Vancouver, and a result of that meeting was the decision of the manufacturers to defer action pending the further discussion of the points of difference at a convention to be held in Banff on Aug. 10. The chief com- .pJamt Of manufacturers is that jthe retailers are averse to purchasing joad lines which the mill men say wo- against the proposition that man cannot be compelled to give evi dence against her husband, asked f0: Xortheni Europe. a committment for trial, find ou if the two were really married, an go unac- companied for a trip of two weeks in He was looking 'orward to a well earned rest, for he j has -been at his desk in the citv hall Another case of i purchase of been sown on the breaking of a year; American lumber by mills in Mani- ago. A fair cropiwill be realized, but; toba and Saskatchewan to the ex- upon ibis season's breaking it is a [-elusion oi the British Columbia pro- except in the hollows. There! fiuct- be hardship this coming winter ACCEPT THE AMENDMENT London 0__Tim r r> mvv wcic ruaiiy married, an j 'UCC1J ms QCSK in tne citv hall j. me o. R. TO bring the minister here whom the frora twelve to fourteen hours a day f amended offer in connection with the alleged had married them and th if0r months. Quehf't: ''inf' Lake St. John railway Canada's trade with Australia dur- ing the last fiscal year shows an in- approved by the debenture liondhold- negro witnesses to the marriage. with some, but a goodly number are planning to go to the lumber woods! and thus tide over the broke FATAL FIRE Sask., Aug. out shortly after mid- restaurant One homesteader said, (and in this of che proprietor, j. c. Lynn voiced the sentiment of many wbo died in an effort to save a that they knew it was not the thing whom he thought had not been to sow on breaking, but the last two years they had reaped splendid bar- The restaurant and I. E. Halm's vests and expected to keep at, the old "ents store were to-all- ot In all departments, ihe annual fair, have been counted superior to anv in and exhibition of the Lethbridge and i Aiberta. The judges and others'who only drawback is the crowded condi tion of the grounds. In every class exhibits in point of numbers and ity have them all beaten. Great Grain Exhibit some cases. times if the crease of over the preceding} Henderson Park had been greater than grounds at all, in riew of :be dn, vear. or th.s year's exhibition, it cortd t big Accommodation Crowded A large number of temporary sheds have been erected to accommodate of j the sreat increase in the number of the (stock exhibits, but in spite of this hold .ill, and has ..been con- As (Continued on page way until they were on their feet. But the awakening has come and out of it will come more scientific farm- ing. The farmer will, after this, save his strength by seeding only half each year and undoubtedly add to the bulging of his pocket-book. The rancher is shipping Oui his fat- tened cattle and this was a favorable season for fattening. The cured grass had the Quality in it to put on flesh, but the lack of growth of this sea- son's grass wiD. give the lean oM cow a slim chance to pull through the winter. mric LUU destroyed and only hard efforts citizens saved further loss. of HEAVY SHOWERS FELL IN SOUTH COUNTRY C. 3. Benson has returned from a trip through Cardston' and districts. He stated that Carrtston district had but little rain on Sunday, but that heavy showers around Raymond and Magritb. Wieat haia-est is at us height aroanfi cardston and some estimates put the yield of certain fields at 40 to per acre for fall wheat 45 ;