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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. TRLethbridge Daily Herald BOOZE BRINGS MANY INTO COURT Illegal Sales to Indians and Without a Lic- ense Being heard At the mounted police barracks this morning William Buxton of Diamond City, and George Stefanick were charged before Inspector West, by License Inspector 'Nimmons of selling liquor without having licenses. They both pleaded not guilty and were re- manded until Saturday. Several cases of liquor of various kinds found on defendants' premises were seized and are being kept at the as evidence. On Saturday Joe Beebee, a half- breed, ,but treaty, Indian, was charged with having Intoxicating liquor in his possession. He pleaded' guilty and was remanded for sentence. A -well known citizen has been summoned to appear this afternoon on the charge of supplying the liquor to Beebee. At the city police court, this morn- ing E. J. Gibson, a C. 'P. R. switch- man, was charged, on" the information of Inspector Harris, with ibeing under the influence of liquor while on duty as a railway employee. He was re- manded on the application of Inspect- or Harris, who was not ready to pro- ceed. A. B. Edwards, a dining car con- ductor, was charged with, supplying the Qiquor to Gibson. He also was re- manded "for three days -but was ad- mitted to bail on his own recognis- ance. Santo Cescheni and John Orosy were each fined and costs for being drunk and disorderly, the police in each case saying that the chief reason of their being arrested was that -they were endeavoring to supply liquor to Indians. Lethbridge, AHa., Monday, Aug. GREAT BELGIAN EXPOSITION PRACTICALLYWIPED OUT One Hundred Million Dollars Loss-Priceless Paintings and Sculpture Ruined-Two People Killed and Many Hurt Number 207. BAD RUSSIAN CAUGHT IN THE PEG. i the Belgian, English and French sections. It is believed the whole be destroyed. Two persons are dead and 30 in- jured. M Wftre in the French art section, s goblin., painting, and sculpture were destroyed as well as .nch treasure, in the British, Belgian, Parisian and Turkish sections mid! f 3nd !t Wi" thCrefore be confer medals and diplomas. to the containing the Canadian escaped destruction. Toronto Tudor panaling w- the British section which was gutted. "9 Wl (Continued on Page five.) being exhibited in WILL FACE MURDER CHARGE PREPARING TO PUT IN FALL WHEAT Heavy Rains have Fal- len All Over the District tenquLries around leading real estate and land offices this morning indicate that the rains of the last ten days have done a world, of good. The feix hours' rain, of Friday night, which extended practically over .the whole of Southern Alberta and as far east as Maple Creek in Saskatchewan, coming as it did -before the rain of yesterday week had had time to dry out, has put (the land in fine shape for working and a number of outfits are at work this morning in all direc- tions. The large farming outfits are figur- ing on putting in fall wheat, and are only waiting to make sure that the present damp spell is not going to be followed by any more hot dry winds, before getting (busy. Medicine Hat, Aug. Rem- illon, formerly a butcher at Walsh, has been arrested across the li charged with the murder of j4Jacob Jerke in that village last July. Rem- illon was in the company of Jerke a good deal and disappeared about 'the time the murder was committed. The mounted police have been tracing him ever since and eventually ran him down. 'He was brought to Medicine 'Hat today by Constable Viedman. MR. GUSHING RETURNS FROM TRIP TO OLD COUNTRY Calgary, Aug. H. Gushing, M. P. P., arrived in the city yesterday from a trip to Europe extending over several weeks, and left this morning for Victoria, to take part in the pro- ceedings of the Methodist conference. Mr.'Cushing merely stopped over in Calgary from one train to another. He was accompanied by Mrs. Gushing. A NEW MINE INSPECTOR J. W. Powell, .of Coleman, colliery manager of the Me- Gillvray Creek Coal Coke Co., has been appointed in- spector of mines for Southern Alberta with headquarters at 1 LetbJbridge.. v r CffllTRACTOliS CAN'T GET MEN He Is Charged With a Terrible Deed-Ar- rested in Bed Winnipeg, Aug! H. For three rears the Russian police have been hunting the world for Sava Perdenko and three companions -accused of murder, robbery and arson. Winnipeg police got trace .of Ferdenko and- on Saturday night.they surrounded the house in force, the man being of gi- gantic proportions and a desperate character. Then slipping quietly into the house Ferdenko was caught in bed and handcuffed before he woke to have the arrest explained to him. He: was too surprised to resist. It is, charged that Ferdenko and his com- panions house and fired it, three occupants previously killed or >ound, being burned in the house. Ferdenko and campions fied, it was thought, to Argentina, where Ms companions are 'thought to be still, but" Winnipeg police will drag the city on a chance, of picking them up Iso. The -prisoner will -be held on a minor charge until the papers ar- rive. BLAME MERRY DEL VAL FOR ACTS OF VATICAN Government Of Spain Places Responsibility, For the Present Crisis Upon the Cardinal's Shoulders CHOKED TWO MEN TO DEATH Madrid, Aug. semi-officiai note issued today attributes to Cardinal Merry Del Val the popal secretary of State, sole responsibility for the acts of the Vatican in the controversy with Spain. The note says that the statement issued by Cardinal Merry Del Val fop the pur- pose, according, to the note, of influencing the press of the world, will make no impression upon the Spanish Government, which is thoroughly informed of what is preceeding behind the scenes of the Vatican, The congregation of extraordinary ecclesiastical affairs "the in- sp.rers of the note state" was never consulted during the negotia- t.ons wh.ch have been going on for months between Spain and the Vat.can. Premier Canaiejas knows that every decision in the present controversy was taken solely by Cardinal Merry Del Val. Rome, Aug. 15.-0wing to a misunderstanding at the time of the abandonment of the clerical demonstration at San Sebastian the Span- ish summer capital, on August 7, It was said that the Vatican had in- structed the Roman Catholics of Spain to prevent the demonstration The Vat-can now wishes it clearly known that this statement was in- 7. SeC a attitude of the the CAYNOR SURE TO RECOVER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF NOVA SCOTIA DYING Winnipeg, Aug. re- port has reached here that Hon. D. C. Fraser, lieutenant- Governor of Nova 'Scotia, is dying. BAFfAJR says FIT RAINBOW WITH W1RELSS London, Aug. t Canadian cruiser. Rainbow is .being fitted with wireless telegraphy. LEAVING FERNIE Fernie, Aug. A. McDonald, of the law firm of Herchmer and Mc- Donald, is leaving here to join the law firm of Martin, Craig Bourne, j at Vancouver. APPLY FOR HABEAS CORPUS W. C. Simmons, or Simmons Shepherd, solicitor for District No. 18, U. M. W. of A., asked this morning j what was taking place in the so-called Deceaux murder case, said that an application for Habeas Corpus for Arthur Deceaux's release wiii foe made immediately and little opposition expected from the crown. Deceaux has been incarcerated at Macleod ever sine his arrest some weeks ago, on since his arrest some weeks ago on death of a fellow miner in a mine at Jtrank. Carmangay, Aug. Sun he contractors on the irrigation ditch nd on the C. P. R. grading north of Jarmangay are having difficulty in ecuring enough men to carry on their work. One contractor went to Letb, ridge .this week to pick .up 50 men one. The em- ployment agencies in Lethbridge stat- ed that they had requisitions for over 200 men-from different contractors but could not get the men. This we think, is a good sign and goes to show that although there is not much -har- vesting going on around here, there is work for anyone who wants it. id came back with Marine, III., Aug. Burton, an amateur wrestler, of Alton, HI., today choked two men to death with his bare hands following a quar- rel. He had come here to en- gage in a contest. Burton, who is under claims the men attempted to rob him. Gus Nentz and Lewis Weybresht are the two men who Burton killed. The latter was a powerful man, six feet three inches in height, weigh- ing 220 pounds. FISHBURN PIONEER PASSESAWAY Pincher Creek, Aug. death of an old Fishburn settler occurred i Jlast week in the person of Mrs; L. M.- Pound from dropsy and other com plications. Mr. Pound and his de- ceased wife came to Southern Alter ta from Kansas over nine years ago Deceased was a native of Illinois and resided in Nebraska before coming to Canada. She was 60 years of age and ha-d been a consistent member of the Baptist church for 36 years. Deceased leaves a husband, two sons and five daughters. The remains were inter- red in Fishburn cemetery, Rev. J. F, ter of Blairmore, conducting the funeral service at the house. OUT SEVEN THOUSAND HEARD SIR WILFRID LAURIER IN CALGARY One of the Biggest Meetings of the Tour Great Reception To Alberta's New Premier Hon. A. L. Sifton Hon. G. R Graham Made Himself Popular With the Ladies Hamilton, Aug. 15.-Tw0 desperate msane A. Moirrthe crazy London soldieff "whY shot and killed Sergt. Carruthers, of Wolsley Barracks iwo years ago, and Robert F. Taagert, of Toronto, who slew his wife in' 1899 made a sensational escape from Hamilton Insane Asylum during night. To-day the fugitives are being earnestly sought by the police of the province. The authorities, however ad- there is nttle prospect of captur- them. The police Moir and Taggert are e.t.er Safe across the border by now Believed His Had An Accomplice New York, Aug. i5.-Mayor Gaynor showed further improvement and strength today and his, "seventh day- found him rapidly emerging from the danger zone. The early morning bul- letin of the physicians-showed the wounded executive "had passed an ex- cellent night. first official bulle- tin issued at eight o'clock was-as fol- lows: "Mayor Oaynbr. has passed .a good night He has taken nourishment well, and is-'ln'.'a rood general condition this. morning Temperature 99 4-5, pulse 70 and re- .v, '.The police are engaging a a. .-theory that James Gallagher, the assailant of Mayor- Gaynoiv had" :an" accomplice.. This Gallagher: >ut a man with a police record'-is, der suspicion. Mayor taken to the Adirondacks just as soon his condition permits, foot he .will undergo an" operation move the 'bullet .before his the mountains has not been fully, 'de- V xmlned. "One more day and. we will he ble to call Mayor Gaynor a. is'the statement lary's .hospital, Jit-1-'-'' endants were frankly cheerful -ore optimistic than on any previous occasion. V CRUISER REFLOATED Eng., Aug. 15.- the the British armored cruiser Duke of infourgh which went ashore off Cowes, yesterday was refloated early' today with the aid of tugs. The cruiser is not damaged.' where covery. WILL RE-SUJLD or in hiding their dis USED DYNA1TE TO BRING RAIN CROPS GONE IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA (From a Herald Reporter) Calgary, Aug. Sherman Rink was ablaze with lights, flags and bunting Saturday ex-ening and hun- dreds of people stood in line from early afternoon to gain admittance ftf tha spoki t to that had been -built, and also of the duty of the governmfc build good roads, not for the purpose of raising the price of town lots, but for the .benefit of the farmers of this party how r to Mayor Adams, a living in Wadcna, asks the crops are in Southern this fall. He has beard some parts vfery :and other places are poor iafid he wishes to know the exact Conditions. "tbe crops in central Minnesota, he says, are a complete failure this year. The corn has all dried out 'for the want of rain and hundreds of farmers are trying to sell stock because they will not have anything with which to feed The loss of the potato crop is also a failure. Mayor Adams has turned the tet'tet over to Secretary MdSicol, of Board nf Tradps lor answer. Spokane, Aug. At Wallace, Idaho, hundreds ol pounds of dyna- mite were hung on tbe limbs of trees oil the higa points surrounding the city and exploded in the hope that the effect might produce rain to check the devastation by forest It is said to have had a result, for masses of ferns, palms and scar- to the building and secure good seats for the Laurier meeting. By eight- thirty over seven thousand people were crowded into tbe rink, and as the Premier and his distinguished party arrived the tumult of cheers, which lasted many minutes, certain- ly must have assured him a more sin- cere welcome than the. comibined words of welcome to which he had listened for two days. For the crowd which represented the citizens of Calgary, regardless of their political views gave the chieftain of Canada an hearty and sincere wel- come. Ofl, the platform, which was banked part of the country. Hon. Frank Oliver followed Premier Sifton and took ror the subject of his interesting speech "Optimism." E. M. McDonald, .M. P., was the next speaker, and in introducing him Dr. Egbert remarked that Mr. Mc- Donald told him at the station that this was his first visit through the West but that on the way from the depot to Braemer Lodge his carriage was constantly stopped by men, wo- men, ae.wsboys and children, all hail- ing from his home province, Xova Scotia, and that certainly Mr. McDon- ald couldn't have felt lonesome even In a when so many of his Although all tie previous addresses' of the evening had been listened to attentively, the crowning speech and the one looked forward to for weeks and months by the people of the city, was the Premiers, and when he rose' he was met with loud applause and cheers. Before beginning his address a wee tot of three, in a bewitching frock of white, presented him with an immense shower of red and white roses and ferns, tied with broad satin ribbons, and as the silver haired head bent over the golden locks of the tiny irl a hush fell over the vast then renewed bursts of enthusiasm rang from every crevice of the .build- ing. The Premier compared this visit with tbe one he made in 1894. He spoke of the sturdy men and women of the west and said among ;hc MILL AT BLAIRMORE Peter s saw mill which destroyed by fire on the 17th is about to .be rebuilt The Senator arrived at the mill on BViday s and all the machinerj- has al- ready been ordered and all timber for the construction of the mill will on the grounds by Monday There are now lying in river near the village enough logs to sup- Pl.v over four million feet of lumber. CONSTERNATION IN ENGLAND London, Aug. News says the voice of the Canadian West and Laurier's endorsement of farm- ers' grievances -has produced some- thing like paralysis among tariff re- formers here, such as follows a great disaster in war time. KILLED IN WRECK An Awful Disaster on a Railroad In France Royan, France, Aug. 'ex- cursion train from Bordeaux, with 1200 passengers, running at a speed1 of 50 miles an hour, crashed into' a freight today. Thirty-two passengers were killed and one hundred injured-. Many of the victims were school girls. Several of tie cars were torn to splinters a misplaced switch caus ed the accident. E. K. -Webbe, champion walker, has sailed for and Canada. intends settling in ARRRESTED BAD CHARACTER Montreal, Aug. was stated to-night by Supt. J. W. McNamara, of the Canadian Pinkerton Detectives, that Gerald W. Crowe, who was re- WOMAN'S BODY FOUND BURIED IN OWN YARD Lancaster,