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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta TBe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. TOUTNOTTO BREAK WITH ROME Reported Advise to Alfonso from French Premier Rome, Aug. Giornale Dil- alia publishes an interview with the Spanish premier, who says he has nothing that could be construed as interference of the state in church affairs, but has proclaimed the re- Lethbridge, Al.ta.., Friday, August spect due the authority of the state. Nor has he done anything he declares to encroach upon the ideal and tradi- tional patrimony of a religion" to which he gives deep 'support. continued -the premier, "I am deter- mined not to allow the development of clericalism The Vatican must intervene .to modify'.a portion of the Spanish clergy, as otherwise if the clergy1 are allowed: to conspire against the government then without, consulting: Rome I will do" what my duty Queen Mother's Plea San Sebastian, Aug. Garcia Prietfo, minister of foreign affairs, to-day said that the Queen Mother had asked the Emperor to in- terfere with the object of settling the difficulties between the Spanish gov- ernment and'the Vatican. Since :the majority of the king, Senor Prietro, Queen Mother has abstain- ed from taking part in the affairs-of state, Advi'ieg Against Break Parisy Aug. il.-fhe Temps repro- duces under the reserve a stateraent CHIEFS HAD PICTURE TAKEN1 Fair Directors and Lead- ing Indians in a Group At the fair yesterday afternoon A RaJton-Canning of the British and Colonial Photographic Co., got the di- rectors Agricultural Society and ten leading Indian chiefs together and took a group -picture of the bunch. The Indians in the picture are Butch- er, the head chief' of the -North Pie- gan tribe; Crop Eared Wolf, head chief of the Bloods; Old Woman, of the Blackfoot tribe; 'Running Ante- lope, Little Ears, Bull Horn "and Many Horses of the Bloods, Bull Plume and Little Plume of the Pie- sans, and One Spot of the Bloods. This is the order in which they stood for the picture. Chief Butcher is decorated with many medals, of which he is justly proud. They are. Cornwall and York medal, Lord Lansdowne, 1884; commemorating the signing of the peace treaty; Brant, 1886, and Marquis of Lome, undated.' LADY DOUGLAS SENTENCED AS A VAGRANT Spokane, Aug. her hands calloused and acorched from working over a cook stove in a lumber camp, Lady Sholto Douglas was sentenced for vagrancy in the police court here yesterday. She was arrested in a police raid on a cheap lodging house, her com- panion, Wm. Martin, being charged with disorderly con- duct. Lady Douglas fought with the officers and scratch- ed the face of. Policeman Captain Haynes. Sbe was sent to jail for thirty days. "I want to go back to my hus- was' all she said in jail today. "1 am not a bad wo- man and I can return to tbe life I formerly lived." Number 205 TOGO in the "Epoca1 Y to the effect that Premier Briand of France is said to have advised.'King Alfonso against .breaking with Rome. He is quoted as saying, "We slid'down hill further than we intended, but for the clunisi- n-ess of .the Vatican the papal muncio would still be in Paris, and the am- bassador of France in Rome." Orders Prayers Barcelona, Aug. Arch- of Barcelona today ordered that prayers be made for the 'inter- vention of Heaven to end the perse- cution of the Catholic church. Carlist Pretender's Letter San Sebastian, Aug. Jaime, the Carlist Pretender to the today issued a letter addressed to the leaders of the Carlists in which he advises his adherents to resist with all their force the rising tide of rad- icalism but not to have resort to vio- lence. The Pretender says that he does not propose to depart from pa- cific methods unless the existing re- gime is threatened. "If revolution menaces religion, family and property traditions of Catholic he adds. "I will do my duty." One .of the recipients of the letter, today .said: "We are well organized and-ready to rise at a sig- nal, but will attempt nothing unless the King totally forgets his title of Catholic Majesty, pr revolution breaks out For us the dynastic question is secondary to the essential point which is tbe prosecution of religious tradi- tions of Spain." Report Denied Paris, Aug. today says that it is authorized to deny the statement of the Madrid Epoca that Premier Briand strongly advised King Alfonso against a rupture with Rome and blamed the severance of diplomatic relations between them and the Holy See to the clumsiness of the Vatican. The paper says further (Continued on page JURY'S VERDICT DOES NOT MEAN ACQUITTAL Attorney General Mitchell Says the Mounted Police Are Within Rights In the Case Of Frank Miner Charged With Murder Edmonton, Aug. govern- Peculiar Action Of a Constable In On- tario Case St. Catharines, Aug. complaints have been inade of rob-! beries and pickpockets at Grimsby Beach, and Constables Swaze and Austin, on watch, arrested a pick- pocket who gave his name as Jack Hayes. He was taken, to Manager Wylie's office, .where a search reveal- ed goods and money.. DEALERS IN BOOZE CAN'T JOINC.M.B.A. Ottawa, Aug. last night's meeting of the C. M. B. A., which extended into the early morning hours, the constitution was so amended as to prevent any one who gains a livelihood directly from sale ,of .liquors from be- coming- members. This cov- ers bartenders and hotel i'-f- keepers but not laboring men who work around hotels or brewertes in capacity other than selling liquors. There was considerable debate be- fore the change was made, an argument being up" for hotel keepers who do not7 drink, but advocates of reform carried the day. {ft was de- A woman stating she saw prisoner I cided to have age limit at 50 ment is powerless to said Hon. C. .R. Mitchell, attorney-gener- al to the Capital this regard ing the Frank miners' petition that Decaux, who was "by: "a coroner's jury some time ago, who was detained f in custody by mounted police, be liberated.. Hon. Mr. Mitchell stated that he had given the matter consideration had come to the conclusion that nothing could be done, by the gov- ernment and that Decaux would have to stand his trial for murder at the Action After Verdict Subsequently the mounted police swore out information before. Inspect- or Belcher, of., the mounted police, and Decaux was again taken into cus- assizes. History of Case The affair originated with the death of a miner at Frank. The unfortun- ate man met his d eath by being struck by one of the truck cars which bear the ore the mine, and De- caux was accused of starting the car on purpose so that it would strike the dead man. He was immediately arrested and a coroner's jury which investigated the matter brought in a verdict which contained the statement that there was no evidence on which to connect Decaux with the death of the man. Hon.: .Mr: Mitchell stated that an exonerated by a coroner's jury does not mean an acquittal, as the pro- ceedings before such a jury are only for inquiry, and that if any evidence is forthcoming which 'shows that some person is guilty of murder, then the police must act and arrest the guilty parties if possible. In the case, of Decaux, the man was re-ar- rested after some facts came out. in the investigation by the coroner's jury which the mounted police thought were a basis for a case. De- caux. is alleged to have threatened the dead man and that there was hard feeling toward the latter owing to his being a non-union worker, to stituted enough evidence against De- hiding something the grounds, the prisoner was left in charge of Con.-! T stable Book of Grimsby, while' theLT county officers went in' search of, the! T1 cache, finding" several purses. Re- lurning they'were amazed to, find prisoner gone after repocketing the money and articles. The book was not there either. When; found the constable denied the responsibility, as. ne had not made the -capture, and he was not bound to hold the prisoner. A. vigorous search has not located! him yet. The-officers are greatly ihagrined as they were sure of con- victing a professional. years, the proposition, to'. change to 45 being withdrawn. GAMBLEKS REMANDED Police Allege That Fic- titious Names Are Given At the city police court this morn- ing R. A. Smith appeared on behalf of those of the fourteen alleged gam-b- iers and lookers-on arrested 'oa Wed- nesday night, by .whom: ne is retain- ed, and on behalf of JW. C. Ives, who has been retained -by the rest of and asked'for' a remand of eight days. The charge in all cases is laid-under the bylaw, and not under the criminal code, under -which it would neces- sary to prove the taking of a "rake- off." Inspector .'West asked Mr. Smith lis reasons for wishing eight days. He replied that he had not yet de- cided just what was the best course :o take. The .remand- was granted. Practically all the old gambling re- orts in the city were entered on Wed- nesday, night but in only .two of them, Ott block, and in a room at the ear of .the 'Seaman block, were games f any kind found going on. About the men arrested, the police ay, gave'.fictitious names. WANTTOASaST DEFEND Striking Declaration of Loy- ally By Mieisters TRAINS FROM EDMONTON TO THE ATLANTIC COAST Progress Of the Work On the G. T. PI-Levia To Moncton Section Open In Spririg-A: "FewK Breaks In the Route v Aug. 11. Dr. leader of the opposition, .Ottawa, Aug. Transcontr nental railway from Lewis to Mont; ton will he open for traffic in th spring of next year, according to 're- ports received at the offices of th commission here. The completion ;this section will put into operatio one of the most important lints the whole line. Arrangements 'j already being made in a preliminary Jameson, I wav for car-ferries across the St speaking here, said that it was not sought by means of the famous raid of 'Decem- ber, 1895, to replace Dutchmen by Englishmen in the Transvaal. During Lawrence pending the construction o the Quebec bridge. From Quebec to a point 195 miles west the line is about completed now, but from the the raid he .carried. a letter contain- latter point to Lake Superior junc- ing a list of the proposed new execu- tion it will not be done for tive, including Lucas. Meyer. Though years. On this interior section caux: on which the might lay a charge. mounted police The main point is that the charge was laid in the regular manner after the jury had rendered its verdict of accidental death, and that the detention of De- caux, on that account, is BORDEN OPENS EASTERNCAMPAIGN truro, Aug. first of Mr. R L. Borden's series of 'Nova Scotia meetings came off. yesterday at Truro, and proved a great success, a crowd two the the raid was badly carried out and j work has been held back until sup- thoroughly deserving of the punish- plies arid plant could be taken in ment it got, yet it was a step in -the, from the other end by rails. The direction -of the federation oE South distance as well as the character of Africa, which was Cecil Rhodes' pol- the country made it practically im- I possible to haul construction mater- Pretoria, Aug. Speaking here j ial. The section from Lake Superior General Both said his government j Junction to Winnipeg will be ready GEOR.GE SENDS BOOK TO CANADA of some 2500 Victoria Park. people assembled at Besides Mr. Borden Toronto, Aug. Pearce, of Toronto, was drowned in Toronto Bay to-night, -when the yacht in which he and a number of friends were cruising, was caught by a ferry boat Mayflower, in the slip at Cen- tre Island and capsized. Six men and seven ladies, besides Pearce were in a yacht but were rescued. Toronto, Aug. drowning of Joseph K. Philpot, aged seventeen years, an employee the Canadian General Electric Co., near Romille, on the Lake oi the Bays, was report- ed to-day. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Philpot, who were almost over- come, refused to be comforted. Phil- pot, who Jives on the Lake of Bays, ]eft Toronto only last Monday night and was drowned in fifty feet of -wa- ter by the capsizing of 'his caooe. He was alone at the time. the speakers at the afternoon meet- ings were C. E. Tanner, John Stan- field M.P., T. W. Crothers, K.C.. M.P., and J. M. Bailie, M. L. A. Mr. Borden was given an ovation. So powerful are the jaws of 'a that the insect has been known puncture a sea shill. His speech was delivered with vigor and force and interest did not lag, though it was more than an hour in length and-tbe audience had to stand on the green. Mr. Borden referred to the articles on Conservative policy set forth in the Halifax platform, which has ibeen ac- cepted by the Liberal-Conservative jparty throughout Canada, and still stands as its policy. The excellence of the Halifax platform of 1907 was so great that our opponents were im- pelled by force of public opinion to adopt several of its provisions, he said. He did not mean that this was carried out in every respect in the or along the lines which were contemplated, but some pretense at action was manifest. He referred es- pecially to the articles of policy call- iaf; for the reform of the civil service tiie reorganization of the railway com- mission, the management of the T. C. a commission, the inception of a system of free rural mail delivery, and: the more careful selection and in- spection of immigrants. The propos- als contained 1n these articles of pol- icy would be carried out in their true spirit when the Liberal-Conservative party is returned to power.- The op- position leader then reviewed the gov- ernment's record and made many crit- icisms. still waited the Unionist programme. He heard of- people being stirred up to vote "British" but had not the empire every reason to regard him- self and his party as her sons: as good as any other. Hon. Smuts advocated military training on the Swiss Basis with a nucleus for a striking force. He was willing to abide by the advice of the war office that South Africa should be self-reliant, but further than this London, Aug. spec- ial copy of the Book of Com- T mon Prayer, which Kino. she_snouW possible to TTlO T-r-l-k irtlt J :_.__-ill. for _ operation this fall. On the strength of the reports above stated it was said at the Trans continental Commission's offices that next -season the %Grand" Pacific will connect with .its .rail; and boat and will be -handle trains from and: ;St. John.- TWO MEN ,FACE SERiOUS CHARGES AT CRANBROOK B.: 'C.j Aug. J. Brady was arrested last night on a charge of rape and before Judge Ryan this morning but was re- manded in custody until ten o'clock on Friday, the 12th, on the request of the prosecution. Brady is from Duck Creek near Creston, a man between fifty and sixty years of age, and has been engaged in the lumber business there. G. H. Thompson, city solicit- or, will prosecute and W. F. Gurd has been engaged for the defence, John Bancroft, who was remanded or trial before Judge 'Wilson last WENT WITH A SWING AND SNAP Supt. Craig Has Good Word For the Local Fair interview with, the Herald H. A. Craig, superintendent of fairs and institutes, said that he had now attended three Lethbridge fairs and he noticed a marked improvement What struck him most was the swing with which everything was going. There was a smoothness and -a snap about the way things were ibeing'rnn. Considering the year, Mr. thought that the exhibits of grains, grasses and vegetables were splendid. They were far -better than he expect- ed, for until he came south, a -week ago he had the Idea that Is .generally prevalent in the north, that the whole south was burnt up and nothing was- being produced. The stuff shown was d.fa any year: Outside of the provincial fairs, Mr. Craig .thinks that the Lethbridge Fair this years holds the record for at- tendance. He -commented on the good order that prevailed. "It is plainly to be he con- "that the exhibition has" out- grown the accommodation, and I am glad to know tbat the society is al- ready-preparing lor -better. There Is no .reason >why in the very near future this fair should not be the equal of, anything-, in; the province." Craig paid very Jjigh compli- ments to'Secretary McNicol, whom he considers just the man for the posi- tion. He made a personal investigation of all the sports and sideshows and pass- ed, his judgment that it was a good clean fair and that in this respect bad never seen any ibetter. week on the charge of attempted rape t Wardner. appeared in court today, ut "was remanded until the 17th, wing to the absence of a material itness. Vancouver's trades and labor coun- il is to petition Sir Wilfrid Laurie t his coming to investigate -Asiati abor conditions on the LARGE SOCKEYE PACK ON PUGET SOUND _ Seattle.. Aug. The Sockeye sal- mon pack on Puget Sound this year to date aggregates approximately 000. cases. Packers say the pack is complete although they point out that when all the figures are in the sea- son's count will very likely touch 000 cases. This is the largest sockeye salmon pack of a "lean" year since 1902. George has presented to Church of England in Can- ada, is being taken out by the Bishop of London, a passen- ger on the Empress of Britain. assist the empire which had given the the -r-J Transvaal her freedom, Education, he London, Aug. explosion oc- cuirred today in one of the forts form- ing the British coast defence at Spit- bead, a sergeant was blown to pieces and nine enlisted men were injured. claimed, would be the dominating is- sue in the campaign. PROGRESSIVE TAX ON VACANT AUSTRALIAN LAND Melbourne, Aug. progres- sive tax on the unimproved value of land has been provided for. The .bill was read the first time yesterday. It will in the case of absentee landlords be a penny tax throughout with no exemptions. AMERICAN BROKE HIGH FLYING RECORD Lanark, Scotland, Aug. 12. was officially announced today that J. Armstrong Drexel, the American aviator, last night attained the world's record by rising feet. Drexel's barograph will be submitted to experts to de- termine the accuracy of the instrument. FOOTBALL PLAYER FOUGHT ASSASSIN A A LADY GREY GOING TO COWLEY Cowiey, Aug. Grey, wife of Eari Grey, governor general of -Can- ada, will arrive at Cowiey by special train today for a two weeks' fishing sojourn and outing. TOTAL ATTENDANCE AT FAIR WAS FOURTEEN THOUSAND The 1910 Fair is over and it was far and away the biggest and most ever put on. The attend- ance for the three days, as figured for the Herald by Secretary McNicol, reached distributed as fol- lows Tuesday Wednesday afternoon Wednesday evening Thursday afternoon Thursday evening Total On the Grand Stand Wwltesday, (2 Thursday (2 performances) Total The attendance yesterday, it -will j leaving to the -west and the Indians be seen, was not quite so heavy as to the east. on Wednesday, but was about as The races, the chief attraction of much as the grounds could comfort- the afternoon, were again first class. ttuy iie paiauu stock was held in the afternoon in sioad of in the evening as on Wednes- day, and President, G-eo. M. Hatch had the s4.tis'iacti02 of seeing his dream come true -of an ideal and per- fectly arranged procession. A gap was made in the west- fence, adjoining the gates to the stock pens, through which the Indians entered, the horses and other .stock following immediate- ly behind without a break oi a foot. When the last animal was out, the parade forced a line three-quarters of a mile in length and completely en- circled the irack and doubled across contrf rue paraae passing on any delay, wu-noui a ed the races to start on time, and to finish up in good time. It is the opinion general- ly expressed that never before in tbe history of Lethbridge fairs. has there been two such good days of sport and real racing as this year. The purses wtre big, and they, and not the bookmakers' earnings appear- ed for once to be the objective of the New York, Aug. Mayor Gaynor was shot, William H. Edwards commissioner of street cleaning, and tbe former Princeton football star lunged forward just 'as Robert Adam son, the mayor's secretary, struck Gal Jaghers, the assassin, arm. As he did so a second shoe pierced Edward's sleeve, inflicting a slight flesh wound on the commissioner's right arm, which in the excitement, remained undiscovered TGI- hours. Unmindful of his wound, Edwards hit the man a crashing blow on the face, and they fell to the deck to- gether, Gallagher struggling with the strength of desperation and pulling at the trigger in an attempt to fire an- other shot. Edwards rained blow after blow in Gallaghers face, while Adamson and Archibald R. Watson, corporation counsel, flung themselves on the struggling two in an attempt to grasp the weapon. When Mr. Watson had obtained possession of the gun, Ed- wards and Gallagher continued a bit- ter struggle about the deck, Edwards now crying and shouting in his anger and excitement, and Gallagher pant- ing and exhausted. When Gallagher was completely subdued, a pair of steel nippers was slipped on his wrists by a special officer, and he was hurried through a threatening crowd off the vessel. LORD AND LADY ABERDEEN ENTERTAIN THE London, Aug. Canadian teachers attended a reception given by Lord and Lady Aberdeen at Dub- drivers and jockeys. There was a to-jlin this afternoon. The. former pre- lal of seventy-seven entries during the j pared the programme for their recep- meet, and .only ten of these were scratched, good field in resulting. -every event fiV tion and one of tbe aides was appointed to show the party oven the castle. Their Excellencies also CRANSROOK APPOINTMENTS Victoria, Aug. the ..'ap- pointments ratified at yesterday's ses- sion of the provincial executive were, those of George W. F. Carter as dis- trict registrar of the supreme court and registrar of the county court'-of Clothers McClellan .as clerk in the government office at C'ranbrook and Noel Wallinger .of Cranbrook as mining recorder, for Fort .Steele mining district. SEES HEART SHAPED SPOT ON THE SUN St. Louis, Aug. Brennan, the astronwner. has discov- ered a heart-shaped opot on the sun. The spot is estimated by Father Bren- nan to be from to 70.000 "miles ;n width. It is surrounded by four- teen smaller spots, four of which are of large size. The cluster is about midway between the rim of the sun and its centre. BOARD OF TRADE AT CHAMPION Champion, Aug. majority f the buildings from the old town- ite have now been transported over o the new one and many of the tores are building new additions and naking their premises worthy of the ame of'Champion. The Board of Trade officers are: Mark, president; Percy Wat-' on, vice president, and Dr. ecretary-treasurer. The matter be- ore them at; the present moment is he construction of a lead- to cross the track close into town, bus saving a large detour which has be made at the present time. The contract for the town has een let to Mr. Ulrick, DC "anticipates ;etting a good supply of. water ,-with- n 200 feet of the surface. Mr. Clever, whose land adjoins the townsite, has an abundant supply of the finest wa- er to be obtained in Alberta, all ef- orts to reduce its level have failed. Mr. Clever is putting On a sub-divi- sion for residential purposes and has already sold a large number oi the lots. They are situated on high land 1 overlook the townsite and thus ;