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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 11 lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. LethbrUlge. Tuesday, August 15th, Number 206 SENSATIONAL NO STUNTS IN AEROS Characterize Big Aviation Meet in Chicago At- wood's Record1 Chicago, Aug. Hying the SSli mites from St. Louis to Chicago, only two- Inlei'm-a'dlate-s and in aii actual flying lime of five 1101113 and -1H minutes today, Marry N. lAlwoo'd; of HoHton, beJiovos he liats a new record. EXCITEMENT PERNIE LIBERALS AWAITING THE RETURN OF DR. FOR RECIPROCITY Kern to. Aug. iveen, of Knslo, returning ofllcer for this riding, I'or the Dominion elections, was Jn town today looking after his oillclal ditties. It is not yet determined who- Ili-ar (he provincial Hats or a new Do- minion list will be used at the' elec- tion. Much -depends upon the condi- tion of the provincial lists, and if they arc up fo date they may'be used again an they wer-o In the last Do- minion elections In this province. Not a word of politics Is to be heard from any qviarler and one has j to piit pointed (juc'jlions to gnin much Atwood left St. Louis for New York information from either side of the S.uO-a.m.. lie landed in Chic-Jgo fi.il) p.m. Ills lota) time between tit. Louis and Chicago, counting (he jCfflays occaiiioned by tho two slops, va-.j ten hoars timi 1-t- niinutes, hut It., actual time in the air computed (loductiny -the delays was five iKtiirs and minutes. Tins, Atwnotl asserts, is 3 hours minutes 1-s-as thaii the s'ched- if led time, for express trains for tlie Prino distaucG, .Many scumUoir.il stunts were pull- 1 ofi in addition io the Atwood re- cord and many of the a Via tore came an .ice of bo ing ki'lml or niiiim- ed. J. A. MoUnrdy, flyins near the approached too near the cln-h Inuse of the Yaclit Clnh. The jih.r.c-j of his car struck a number of Jiinh voltage electric wires running to Ihe club and in n minute ths (.-.-.nvas and oil covered wood of the plfino were on fire. iUcCurdy Jcriped So tiio gronr.il, uninjured. Tlie fell a fc.v ininui-css later, tics- jtvoyoo by the names. The wirp-s cue tlio jilQTie and trailing over the [ireii seats in which persoiiB vcro seated were '.un'rouiuled by a cordon of police nnd guarded until repaired the damage. Simon's drop into the waler sensational although, pc-ssihly j less serious that ilcCtirdy-'s ospcr-[ Icnce. The French aviator had bad troiiblc (luring most of (he afternoon, engine _ work ing badly. While (ly- ing1 over the water a mile from shore, the engine stepped und the piano glided into the lake. It remained up- right, the broad pianos holding all ibut the lower wheels out of the wa- tt r. Simon was carrying a life preserv- er mride of an inflated automobile tire, as ilo all aviators, was in m immediate danger, and when offer- f.} aid from Hie hydro plane which yns flying near, refused to loave his Trachlne. With the aid the latter fc'lmon's engine was siarted, ami he Jeft tbe water as gracefully as a TvHd tlucK. A minute his craft, toll again, time overturning. .Uuardg in a motor boat who-nt-jhed to contest. Dr. King in expected back in tlie riding on Wednesday, when it will be LIVERPOOL IS PER ARMS GREAT LABOR WAR CERTAIN 3000 Troops Patrol City Streets Riot and Bloodshed Con- tinue General Railway Strike Over All Britain Expected Before Week End London, Aug. the storm centre of the strike menacing tbo trade of Great Britain, is under arms totlny. In addition to police and reinforcements from surrounding citie-i, trooDs of Infantry and cavalry under General 31acKhnan Wood were quartered in the city. These troops, as was shown diu-iny tbe riots of the early morning, were prepared to back np the -police n'i'.h force of arms-in .maintaining A riot in Great Homer street, while known whether bo will consent to ,HIt connected with tbe I strike, has hud a good effect on its outcome, as the rowdy element was subdued. stand for election against .Mr. Good- eve, who will .be the opposition can- tiidale. Jt is becoming more and more apparent every day though, that reci- procitv is a sti-ous card In this bcSa" wllen a trlct and tho farmer., of Alberta mav arrested a man for having assaulted look confidently for a recruit for the ft resclled "ie trade pact from this district, now re-! oner Irom tho aml lhe pollcc presented bv of the champions ot! ''MervM. who were hurriedly called, could not control tlie mob which ihs Chinese wall policy which would add more dUHcuUies to those already troubling the great coal producing area. The Liberal meeting which had h-oen culled for this evening has been postponed to tomorrow nigh I; when delegates to the nominating conven- tion which meets h.'Nelson on Thurs- day will be selected. The Socialists and work'ing men. arc ns quiet as are the other two I l parlies and no Inkling of their inton- alr wils elven' aml two volleyf Werc tiniiB lias been discovered. The nomination's of YVarnock find] vented its fury in wrecking the shops j of the neighborhood. Then two hun- dred troope were brought to the scene. Soldiers were nt once made targets of bricks, kettles and other missiles, burled from roofs and win- dows of near-by fbuildings. Several soldiers and police received severe wound's. A bayonet charge was or- dered, and wlwn this to clear lie streets an order to firo into the discharged over the heads of ers with great moral effect. A mini-' Buchanan by the Liberals of -Macleod i flnt! Medicine Hat meet with general favor here where both candidates are j ypn i-aown iind have many personal friends: TUii campaign gives every promise of a strictly issue affair which is look- ed upon by the people here as a pure- ly business proposition and -which lias nothing '.n do with the super- trillions loyalfy cry which seems to be the only thing left to the opposition to talk ab'out. her rioters were wounded by bay- charges but none were bit by APPROPRIATION FOR WEEDS SPENT CHIEF WEED INSPECTOR HAD TO LET HjS ASSISTANTS OUT Raymond, Aug. M. Two interest- ing visitors to Raymond today -arc rescue 'Simon. -found him novclicd on i C. E. Lewis, B.S.A., and A.- McKen- t r remains of his plane, cheerfull; E ick.iig. Ilo was taken to land ii thc motor boat and the aeroplane was towed ashore. Len Hammond fell nearly "00 feet Jr. his biplane, made, a high dive os t'-p machine, rcaclvad v.'aiev for halt n mile to meet the motor boat. .The plane float- c; a few minutes and then sank ]00 feet of water. It has not b-acn recovered. The weather today was thc best since the opening of meet tbe TO BE STARTED ON G.T.P. BATTLEFORD BRANCH Hattlefrird.- Sask., Aug. I'.nginoer Dunn, of (lie Grand Trunk I'ncit'lc.-who was in town that one hundied teams have been sbippoii by Lamoiineux and Felerson, tho succQSHfuI tenderers for tbe Bflf- brancb. to com- itnence work at oricp. The con trad .for the two .bridges across the IJattle Driver has 'b-aen let to John Gunn and 'Company of work to Completed by-April 1st. SAVED BY A Frankfort, Ky., Aug. 'rat" 'fcaved the life of-Miss Nannie Duncan. school teacher, when she was tliKwn from a carriage hero p'tno1 kicked in tbe head by n Mexican The "i'at" in her prevent- her skull being fractured. PROMINENT NELSON LAWYER DISAPPEARS ney, JJ.S.A., both of Edmonton. Lewis has till a few weeks ago rested. This afternoon sterns somewhat (juieter. Tiie response to the mid-1 night appeal iby the strike committee for a general strike of '.ill transport workers including railway men, was not unanimous, and UK> trucks con- tinued to-move in the streets. Railroad Strike C'oi-'ijin London, Aug. there ap- Strikcs Ordered tScclion.il strikes of railway men were declared tonight at Manchester, Liverpool Sheffield and other places. London. Aug. yet it has been imiiOHsihle Io ascertain precisely how many railway employees aln have numhc-r ;om; ou largest where a pears little possibility of avoiding a I great railroad strike which probably strikc nrtlLM' was toniEhl to will bo accompanied hv a general la- employees of the Western Midland bor revolt that will have a tremen- dous r.fiecl 011 oi thc United Kingdom. At a meeting held in London today Great Central lines. According to the strike leaders, of all classes arc out in Liverpool, in Blrk- inheacl and the surrounding districts, while in Sheffield, Glasgow, Bristol by tbe managers of all railroads Birmingham toe re are small terminals, here.-it.was resolved that sU-ik-es, Is threatened with a the time had arrived to resist the ranWay strike, but it is not men's encroachments. Tho managers lliat ihe mcll will orAErcA contend thai the men hy striking week. It is said the violate tho agreement arrived at af-jsU.ike is thc con. ter railway troubles nM907 mi- ciliatfon' scheme worked out in 1907, dcr which all disputes were io he re- mcn clflim com ferrcd to conciliation boards or to an arbitration- This agreement, say, was to run until IttM. they The meeting was unanimous that the only to lerniinatc tbo constant dislo- cation of business would be to take a firm stand and refuse all conces- sions to the mcn. One manager in an interview, expressed tttr fear that there will he. grave trouhlus on the railway systems before the present weeiv L'ucis. Ilo said tlie railroads wero preparing to run tbe best services they couhl under tlie circimiKlanees with the aid of police protection for their employees, who arc still 'ing to work. i panic.s to evade the demand made hy the men. Bayonets Used on Mobs Liverpool, Aug. rioters hnd property in Great, Hom- er street thu district troops were called out anil, ordered to fire. Sever- al volleys wore fired. The mob hid in courts and threw bottles at the soldiers, who made bayonet charges in the darkness and. fired volleys up the courts. Six soldiers and two po- 1 icemen t were injured. The casual i ties the rioters is "not known. The rioters >vece hoodlums, no strikers being among them. EDMONTON KEEPS GAS FRANCHISE TURNS DOWN PRIVATE COMPANY AND MAY.HAVE MUNICIPAL. PLANT Edmonton. Aug. ratepayers of Edmonton turned down the pro- posal to. grant a franchise to the In- ternational Heating and Ligbtins Co. Negotiations for this franchise have been conducted for the past iiionihB. and a hie campaign was con- ducted in its favor. A two-thirds ma- jority was required and when tbe votes were counted this was lacking by eighty. The strongest argument used against tho granting of the fran- chise was the municipal ownership i gj plea, ami steps will likely "iM. taken U r passenger, and took charge chief provincml weed but by tho city onw towards thc cveK ,Qf roniajns An Jmnicst SOfl; FREIGHT 11 MANGLES A HINDU '.Crow's Nest, D. C., Aug. Hin- du was killed by the Soo-Spokaue freight about Monday evening. The body was horribly mangled, both legs and one arm being cut off. De- ceased, .with two fellow employees of the Me) nil is Lumber camp, was re- turning from Crow's Nest wlien Occident occurred. Provincial Con- itable of" Pernie, arrived on lias been promoted to the position of superintendent Of fair's and institutes for the province. .Mr. -llcKeiiney is his successor and is 'being' introduced to bis new work by his predecessor in office. In an interview with the Herald correspondent tbe weed men made sonio striking statements re- garding weeds in general, and South- ern Alberta weeds in particular. Mv. l.fiwis staied that already this year had 'been spent on tbe work of ridding this province of the weed menace. The appropriation is spent, however, and with work yet to-be done the inspectors have been notified tbat their services are no longer re- quired. His advice tb-his inspectors is that if possible tbe space about the tion of a municipal plant- CORBIN MINES ABE RUNNING AND SHIPPING COAL Twenty-Five Hundred Tcng Were Shipped During the Last Two Weeks Kcrnie, Aug. band concert given last evening on tbe streets tlie F-ernie city baud was one of thc finest 'concerts ever given here by tlve, Italians and drew a large crowd to listen to the classical numbers rendered. Miss Sophia Muskat, a Polish lady of education, lectured in tbe base- ment of tbe Grand theatre last night. fields between tho grain and i.he fence I This hilly is touring Canada in the be kept clean. I [e "deprecated t he Idea of cutting on a windy day and allowing the weed to 'blow all over the Some had mowed once, the ground should be mowe-d again. He advises the growing of spring grain as a remedy for the nui- sance. "Lfifit Uc said, "you would have had somp crops down here if it had not lieun for the weeds. I lns( two weeks. there is moisture enough for tumbling moisture there Is enough I for wheat." Both -Mr. Lewis Sir.! .McKcnney are graduates of Guelph j agricultural college. interest of the socialist party. The Corbin mines are still at work and fifty cnrs of coal from that mine have been cleared through th-a U.'S. consulate here since operations wore resumed on the first of the month. Thes-j cars average fifty tons so that 'JciOO ions of coa! have 'been in ken- out and sent across the border in the tvel-ri Tuesday noon. Wipes Out Nova Scotian Villages; Great Timber Areas Destroyed Halifax, of the vi A u jr. half Inge of Clyde River has already been destroyed :by a forest tire which has been swept on by a north wesi sale. Thirty-three houses two lumber mills are in ashes and tbe fire is still advancing- One man is missing and is probably dead in the fire. Two other villages. Fort "Clyde and Cape Xeoro are in grave danger, while Liverpool is practically rovmderi hy fire. Millions'of feet, of fine standing timber is being -des- troyed. CONTRACTS LET MAIN LINE JO COAST VIA KAM- LOOPS NOW ALL UNDER CONTRACT Vancouver. Aug. ad- I'lcea from Toronto today announce that the contract for the (balance of Canadian Northern line from Kamloops to the British Columbia- Alberta boundary, reaching railhead from tbe prairies, was awarded today to the Northern Construction Com- pany. The main line of the p. R. is now all under contract, and it begins to look as if the prophecy of Sir Don- ald Mann of a completed line to the coast in _three years would be ful- filled. The differences between the C. N. n. and tbe C. P. R. over the par- allel Mries along the Fraser, have been settled, and there 'IK now nothing in the way of completing the line into Vancouver. The Ilije is now con- structed 70 miles west of Edmonton. CHILDREN BEING SOLD Victoria, Aug. Floods have caused the loss of hundreds of lives and great suffering in China, where soA'erat of the rivers have ovei-tlowed along thc Vangtse. Arrivals From Shanghai by the Empress of state that the distress which follow- ed the floods is so great that chil- dren are being'exposed for sale. ANARCHISTS CAUSE RIOTS San Aug. of tbe police to break up a meeting oC leged anarchists showed net of three riot cnlls, the arrest of 10 men, the narrow escape of two fire- men from a hurled knife, n detective badly bitten in the hand and a great deaf of excitement. HEAVY REGISTRATION OF WINNIPEG VOTERS Winnipeg, Aug. registra- tion of Winnipeg and Brandon is in Xelson, B. C., Aug. (Wnt. heavier than at the last j V Stewart, a prominent 1ftsv- j federal election, showing the i.reriien- j ver of'-Nelson, disappeared on interest in tlie reciprocity refer-; ftiirtwn. In Winnipeg imraeVi were placed on the Hats in three j a-3 compared with at the election. Thursday and no clue can be found to his whereabouts. SPECIAL ELECTION OFFER OF HERALD The Daily Herald From Now Until October 1st for 25 cents, Mailed or Delivered. To get full and fair renorts of nolitical paign, calm nnd dispassionate discussion of the issues, as well as thc latest and host news, local snd world wide, read Tlie Herald. (Cut nut. the followinc and send It at once to "The Dally Herald" LeUibridge. N'ame Street and Number City or Town............................. Province or State...................... Enclosed you will find Twenty-live Coils for the Dally Herald to October 1st. 1911, as per yoitr( special offer. ATTEMPTED TO BLOWJJP SAFE CRUDE EFFORT TO BREAK INTO THE STATION AT STIRLING Stirling, Aug. daring attempt at was made early this morn- ing wlKm.n pane of glass in the win- dow of the agent's office of the Al- berta Railway and Irrigation Com- pany's station at Now Stirling was broken, the fastener removed and an attempt imule to blow up thc safe. The culprit was evidently a novice for the charge of powder inserted in- to the safe blow out through the key hole and no damage was done. A Herald reporter visited the station this morning and in conversation with Agent Pettlfor learned that sus- picion rested heavily on a stranger who has boon loafing around New Stirling for several days and that arrest would probably 'be made to- day. The fellow was on thc station platform this morning, (but contrary to expectations did not board tho north train for Lethbridge. Jt fi Quite possible that be is waiting for the south, train to CouUs in the hope of getting across the boundary before au arrest is made. Close watch of his movements is 'being kept and any attempt skip Ihe country will >beek 'every one will be C. E. Lewis, late chief of the weed inspector's department for the prov- ince, passed through on tho train to- day. Mr. Lewis reports good work done by the local inspector and wish' es to impress upon farmers the ne- cessity of cleaning aiong the fences. NEW STIRLING LIBERALS ACTIVE PROMISE UNANIMOUS VOTE FOR BUCHANAN AND RE- CIPROCITY New Stirling, Aug. very en- thusiastic meeting was held in the sitting room of tbe Prairie-Queen ho- tel last night at which a Liberal Club was formed. Speeches endorsing the candidature of W. A. Buchanan and the Laurier adminietration were nmdo by R. M. IMatson, O.' H. Deg- ener, SI. L. Millar, Gee, Lockie, W.L, Nichols, Flatter. A. Bjorge and The moat noticeable feature of tbe evening was.the confidence of the electors In the reciprocity pact, and the prediction of a sweeping nia- jority for W. A. iJiichanan in this con- stituency and a. victory for "the Laur- ier government. It is safe to say that there will not be a non-reciprocity vote in New Stirling. A vote of lianks was tendered Mr. Fisher for tlie use of his hotel for committee roonrs, and after three rouHfhg cheers tor Laurier and Buchanan a very suc- cessful meeting was 'brought to a close. The following oncers were elected: Hon. Presidents, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and W. A. Buchanan; president, "M. Millar; vice president, R. son; Becy.-tTeas., A. Bjorge', execu- tive committee, O. H. Degener, H.R. Patterson, A. E. Fnucett, Goo. Lock-, e and G. H. Finlay. j BODY OF RICH BROKER Found With Head Battered in Purie Is Missing Hollfi Vernon, Aug. Garrison, aged fiO yeara, wealthy reaJ estate broker, left his office here last night with .a woman who had been ne- gotlating with him for several.days j for the purchase ol a Tiew plan of I Suburban lole. Early this morning his body wag found in field near his .homo. Wounds on his bead and face and the fact that his ptirse wan gone indicate that he may have been the victim pF play. A post-mortem examination will'be held. Garrison is survived by ble widow snd a young riaiifhtar. BUCHANAN A WINNER AT MAGRATH Liberals Working Hard but Tories are Not Organized Magrath, Aug. r-nrn- illation of A. Buchanan as the dldate for the Federal in the Ubcral interests and the champion fit reciprocity, is meeting: the pi-oval of the people ot and district, is manifest 'n the many ex- pressions of enthusiasm pronounced by both Liberals and alike. The general feellaf IB that Mr. Buchanan will orf merits of the Issue of reciprocity, .because he is a man of sterling ities and unhinged The Liberals here are fulljr ed and are pushing a rigorous com- 1-algn In their standard-bearer's half. Converta are ibelng made every day, and they are not in the leMt afraid of the result when the votatf are counted on September 21. Elveryr one is working, the farmers knowing the stakes for which they ire ntay ing. Everyone is hoping that. pact will be passed before this year" crop is harvested. 'Harvesting is engaging the attention at, the people here to a great extent, tout there Is an undercurrent of approval of. Mri Buchanan, and the general policy at the Liberal party. On the other hand, the Tories appearing.quite dubious .of.the result. Very little, it any, organization is In- existence, and they seem to be caring more for their work than their.polltl-i cal party affiliations. That they a losing fight to wage is the ctime, ,no dou'ht, of their inactivity, and ing the words of a.life-long of Conservatism: "It is a. tight true convictions." Keclprocitj' is daily becoming monv and more' popular, and a little more .work in 'Magrath will ensure a ing majority for Mr. Buchanan in thia district. To this end Mr. Turner and his associates are working. GOVERNMENT JUDGES FOB FAIRS NOT YET ANNOUNCED Raymond, Aug. E. Lewis, U.S.A., of Edmonton, luperintandvat of fairs and Institutes, In ilnn with the Raymond correspondent of the Herald, Ktld tbat he wonld en- deavor to be present at Rayinond fair on Sept. 18, 19 lid 20- Asked about judges Mr. Lewis skid that they hid not yet been appointed but that com- petent men would be selected for light and heavy hones, cattle, and swine, and that they wouM to from Ra.ycv.ond to Magrcth, CirdstpB and Ta-ber. In the grata cKKer plaues the'judges are chosen by the directors of the fairs. Mr. that splendid wort being done on the seven demonstration farms of the 'province at Medicine Hat, holm, Olds, Sedge'wlck, .Vermlltlon, Btoney Plain and Athabaica Landing. The two 'Dominion farms it Laeombe and Ijethbrldge are Tentortal valuable service to the agricultural progress of the province. MORE EDITORS COMING Winnipeg, Aug. party of American editors, under the nnce of Herbert Vande.rhooff, passed through Winnipeg today on a touivqf tlie harvest fields of the prairie prov- inces. They will go to Watrous and Saskatoon via the Grand Trunk Pa- cific, thence to Regina and Heud-and west and north to Edmon-" ton, returning via Prince Albert. MOOSOMIN MAN Moosomin, Sask., Aug. bathing in a'water hole only few reel deep, Alfred Baldwin was cinght In the grip of the quick nnd which formed the bottom of the hole, and, was drowned. Companions going his rescue narrowly escaped aharjnf the same fate, one being rep.rued onljr after a struggle. PRO-BOUILLONIST WAS DEFEATED Edmonton, Aug. side- light on the prolonged Bouillon fight was shown by the' defeat of er-Aldernian McKinley oy Thomas Bellamy. McKinley resigned as a protest against tho dismissal of Bouillon, and Mils wns tlie Issue of the cam- pftlzn. f ;