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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume T. Alberta. H .tnnlay, August, 17, 1JU2. Number 211 (GAMBLERS SCURRY AWAY FROM MVTYORK CITY [When it Becomes DCnown That Investigation Into Police Graft Will Be Judicial in Character, the Presiding Judge Having Complete Powers York, gen eral in Heettgatfon into police mt ,tll Its i-o to br> untlci taken ftjv tlie session of the Sliyiome, Court1, .presided over .by Justice Uotf iVlio has been designated by G oveyfaoi Bix to 'sit In the triala'of Police Lieut -Bocker and others charged WiCh the murder .or tlie gambler Herimyr. Roeau- .thai. News that the Supreme Court would conduct a Grand 'Jiify injuiry with Justice Go having fy.lt powers of compelling testimony, a pan- ic in tlie underworld, and t.orleiry many gamblers and others 7cft the tlU l It has been supposed Unit the ap- pointment of Justice Goff j oJly for the 'purpose :of trying the Utoseritha! murder case, but it leaked ?oiit thai the Supreme Court; would t begin a "lohn Doe' mqum that woiuld dehe 5nto the innermost .relations] between the police and keepers ot fgdraulmt and disorderly houses Under "John Doe" proceedings, Jus- tice GofE can. call gamblers and keep- ers of disorderly houses ;l_nd force .them to tell how-, much nipney was paid for police protection and to whom the money WHS paid. The Aldermunic Inquliv, it IB einecLcd will rooiiPiate with the work of the Supreme'Court. Evldcncii is1- in tho hands of Dis trict Attorney Whitman that disorder- ly houses in the city paid more than for police protection during (he laKt year and that this money went .to certain police inspectors and others "higher up.1 The punishment inflicted upon In spec tor Hayes by reducing him to the rank of eaptaijVaud thon suspending him on the charge that he failed tc ktiup his district claa'h, is believed to be a. Coreruimei of d) general shake up by Police Commissioner is now convinced that the police have deceived him .as to-gambling: and vice conditions.'Commissioner; Waldo said 'There is proof now of and bad work on tlie- part'..of certain' in- specters, and; policemen.. :If these men have been-downright crooks, the truth will come out; they then will be pun ished. tf they have .erred through stupidity or carelessness they will be required to change their ways or will fire them from the department." YOU'LL SEE THEM EVERY'DAY NOW GOODWIN, THE ACTOR WAS HURT i Possible That Accident He Met With May Terminate .Santa1 fee impossible the exact extent of Mr.: Goodwin's his chances for recoveryf for at teaet four said Di. C. W. Thomson, oC the physicians who yere in con ference this afternoon St. Cather- tlt'g Hospital, over Nfct Goodwin, the actor, peifhapg. fatally at Point. Mr Goodwin was thrown -oiri the rocks his ro'wtooat capciwid will be probably: crippled for life, but-we are doing .tho beet we can Though he sustained internal injuries in tho lower and severa] Sacerationa, the entire groin and right leg. In the region oE Ue pelvis, are jtlio affected." TUfifo Tras..a niimor.at the hospital this afternoon that the comedian, bad .suffered a terrible hernia, and that, lie still guttering internally, but the'doctors refused to discuss such report one way or other Paralysis of limbs has de- veloped, according to Dr Oscar An- derson, attending a I indicating au injury to tho spine.. The.inuBcles of the left side al- so affected; A- consultation of sur- geons has' 'been: called. Mr. Goodwin passed only a. rah night He told tlie mm sen that there were constant pains, Prof. Hart Dead Mjnnaa'poliB, Minn., Aug. 17. Thomas Hurt, one of- :tho- founders of Manitoba University, formerly professor of: T French classics and He died this .morning at seven o'clock, affer a lengthy., illness. He was 77 years old. He leaves a widow, and. one eon, Dr. William superintendent of the new San- it an urn, at "Regfna NEXT WEEK WILL Bl GIVEN DP TO BIG FAIR EVENTFUL DAY IN THE CITY'S HISTORY FIRST STREET CAR MAKES APPEARANCE Everything in Readiness For the Great Southern Alberta Show OVER A ICEBERGS (London, Aug IT The has just arrived from Montreal reports that It passed one hundred and sixteen alone icebergs iii the Straits NORSEMAN DESTROYED j 17 Th-e 'which "plie.l cen- Kingston Ont steam barge Yorseman .the lakes for more than hall tury, was burned to' the Water's" edge at- Coldnes Bay The liffhtu- ing struck the as It la> in the bay last Sundat, but the file was ap- psirently extinguished. broke out afresh. Yesterday the The 'ABTHUH REID capable. superintendent of ,the Lethbridge Municipal Street Railway. day TUESDAY Oldficld and judging day, begins. dav. daj- i thing is in icadmi s IOL the Big Inhibition is rcatlj Lo attend the Big Inhibition And' judging tioni the talk of thu citizens' of Lrtlibndge and the people Irony, outside points, the crowds are .going' be tlie 1 irgest the exhibition j gioimds hate held In fact, ev en thing about the Big Exhibition promises to be big. rl lie street cars are m operation Aid. who is' chairman street railway committee, happens to be president ot the Exhibiuon Board When he rotlc down street m the first car this morning, he had things jin street cars m and" was letter, thejr WCIP in time lor the Tair Yc- cess to the grounds will he easj Ous year, ami there, is riot'the least doubt tlmt the crowds will dou- ble the attendance records ot last year On. Mondai it is not the intention 01 the management to collect an> gate receipts, as the daj uill to the exhibitors who bus) placing their exhibits U. all exhibit must he in place bj Moii-j day morning the ticket Ueiks mav, begin their wort. DR. RIDDELL MAY BE THE CHOICE Edmonton Man For Prin- cipal of Wesley College rumor Is circulated here that th'e principal- ship of Wesley" College, rendered vacant by the death of Dr. Spar- ling a few months ago, will be till- ed by.the appointment of Rev. Dr. Riddell, of. Edmonton.' Inquiry.to-, ,night of Dr. Popham, the vice- chairman of the College. Board, elicited the information that up ,tb the appointment.of. a successor had not been taken up by and that any rumor was merely talk for which there confirmation. Superintendent Reid True to His Word-Inaugu- rates New1 Municipal System-Formal' Opening Later in Day Cars Ran Smoothly and Went Out as Far as the' Exhibition Grounds-Will k Doing Business During Fair Tlirj 're off Piomptl> at 8 this of the Lethbridge jiionniig cat No .Municipal Stieet Railway around on to, Thud Ave S Itoad, in charge ot Supt to the fair grounds put into effect-il at all possible 10 do it. Without the arrival of the two cars which ace on road it Viill likely be impossible to establish the hve-mmute service, FUNERAL OF PROF. BLEWETT Toronto, Aug. funeral Prolessor Bleuott, look-place this af ternoorij in Victoria College, >vhere he had occupied ethics and apologetics. His sudden death tua cast over the entire univer sity. was held at the home deceased, after which the remains were.removed to Victoria Col- lege .Chapel. Chancellor Burwash was in charge of tlie 'service. Held, of the cih electrical depart- ment, at the motor The juice nas on (lie wire and the car went along as as a charm. Those who had the honor ol riding on tlie first street car in Lethbridge were Alder- man Addinb, whose fato was but feupt Held'intends to carry ih many of the passengers to the hue during the week as it is'ji'S- sible to carry Jn On Monday, Aug 2b, the schedule vill go into effect north and soiilh line, and east f f west line cars mil run on a stited ed in smiles .Supt Held, J H Me- Doimrll, citj electrician, I. W Reid, I schedule, which will be published neit stiuclural engineer H C, Bcny, I week Westmgbouse C'o Supt DoughU The unique fcatuie about the raaug- W tiolle) foreman, Aid 'uration of the LethbridgB streef'cir Adams' soli, Jim, Hownun's Ubtnn is that it begins operation on, little son, Paddv, and' represenlataeVftlie date set bv the officials r of the Herald staff Evervthmg'ibrpke oeriaifllj something out of the-orim- GETS BIG CONVENTION Western Canada Irrigation Association To Meet Here in 1913 Lethbridge the convention of CHURCHILL NOT COMING M eimig, that on Tuesday The following telegiams tell how Lothbrldge succeeded in landing this important convention Kelownn B C, Aug 16 B A Cunningham, Lethbrdge Regret jour mauiHH to be piese'it importance indicated by getting Irrigation com ention next on page 1.0) BOURASSA GIVES REASON' Montreal, Aug ty7 a leading At- del not to displease the Vmencan tide m Lc today Henri Bour- assa dcaU with the probable abandon- ,ent of Winston Churchill's proposed visit to Canada. He remarks that .1 had been practically decided that .he-First Lord of the Admiralty was coming with a British squadron in his Bpiue, and frequent der the Prince of BaUenburg find llmt 4 .Jilm relief were necessary to give i It was learned that the young wo- man" who "accompanied Mr, Goodwin .Captain Albert; Hyder, of the iliwnch, wu Joyce. JNlor-eland, leading woman for Goodwin's com- pany avoided the accident by remaining the Uimclr when Mr. Goodwin took to tho rowbont. Bflorts> were being made to bung a French warship and a member .of the French government to Effluence people in Continuing, Mr. Bourassa sais, "Thp hinted at jcnt Loid of the Admirals for the change is that Mr Churchill's j jingoes E A (Sgd) Noi man S. Kaokin Kelovina, B C, Aug 16 Cunningham, Pres government. 'The British authorities have' cidcrt to swallow, willj nilh, de- any humiliation at the hands of tlie 'dear cousins' from America in conformity with the invanahh followed for a ecu tun The American mcnt has let it be known to. the''; Ini-; perial authorities thai, sorrw amend-! Board of Trade, Lcthbrltice: Baaaaiio made strong bid for ir- next year, but Lethbridge. was the choice (Sgd.) w. H. Fairfield. The impoit of the telegrams is significant ethbndge, centre of the first in Alberta, and now one oE the main cen- tres- in 'connection with the G. F. II. WINNINGS London, Aug. Clif- ford :Stftoil's .tdtal'winnihgs at' the.recent horse show, amount- ed to while HonrClifford Sifton's.'son won o e b'eautifully for the urtt-trip, and'jis Vv m the _ history of railway -_ the rat made its v 'y Vnot s stem' crowds thf nic-iiL may. he .scoured to thu Panamaj Irrigated; lands scheme, is chosen a. canal legislation, piouded that Great the place of meeting for the next ton Britain keep at home hir Dreadnought' mention of tlie Irrigation Assocwlion with jjrincc of the Mood anil her pot- (HHct- make in in j the n.ual (k-nonstration appear ONE THOUSAND j PHONES IN CITY A OAIN OF TWO HUNDRED aCftlRCRS IN LAWT SEVEN MONTH1 1000 tnlephonw, are worklni .Ihrouih tho switches local tele exchange at the preMnt Docembcr the SOU, .gain of seven The local telephone OT is growing rapidly, and the of- Is becoming BO congMted that the will be to build addition within ntxt six or overflow into another bitild- J The new iwue ol the talepl'one r for the city nae juit tonic off and the lame number of ijers shown is evi was not favorabh Canada. "The main reason for the change is to be found ..In the Panama canal muddle. From liavo good grounds to believe that Mr. I to do with the decision of the British Churchill's visit' to Canada with a'government; in rceard tn Mr. Church1 British squadron and a prince of the'ill than the protests of the Canadian blood is postponed'indefinitely in or- press.1 the eyes of the people of the United Ktates as a disguised attempt to in- ___ ._ t-imidntc the President and conferers source I'of the lepuuut Hut has hal moie CLARENCE DARROW IS FOUND NOT GUILTY Clarence S- Chicago of thn Los .Angeles, Aug Barrow, the noted was found not guiltv today on the charge of bribing.a juror in the, Mc- JNainnra case The jury was out just S4 minutes Judge Hiitton Rliminatei) first I about to he drawn a juror. The court also instructed a verdict of guiliy could not he found on the uncorroborated evidence of accomplic- es. "If you have hail no evidence inde pendent of the testimony of. acconi- count in the indictment, that Bar-! said the judge, "You must, row liad bribed Geo. X. I-ockwood, a regularly drawn juror in the case-of McNTftmara. The evidence, -Judge Hut- find the defendant not guilty. "Admission made to accomplices by tlie defendant shouKI not he regarded fon said, dirt not; justify a .verdict ot as corroborative. The testimony of a on UIP first count Thf second j feigned accomplice, however doesiiot count (liargeri Oarrou atteiiipl- require conoborUlon This inc corruptly to .iriflueacs.L a mtinjtiou applies IQ The C P. R ib much interested In the assoclataion through .1; S. Den iiis, Vice-president of the G. P. R., in charge of the department.of natural're soiirces. In fact. It was .the support delegates which'1 was largely responsible in -making Leth bridge'the choice for next yeai The inyitntion to the Association in sesaion at. Kelowna to consider Leth- bridge as the next place of meeting; was forwarded by E. A. Cunningham, president of the board of trade. When the President leanied that neither Mr. WcKIUdp or Mr. Whitney, the accred- ited delegates of the Board were in attendance at the convention, he wired S. Dennis, Norman Rankln. John T. Burns and H. Falrfioln, asking if Lethbridge would be supported in asking for the and reques- ting them, if present this city's claims, with the above result. Tho Western Canada. Irrigation Association is one of the most import- ant organizations of its kind on the and prominent Irrigation engineers are in attendance at every convention. Three years.ago the con- vention met In Lethbridge, but last ycftr ihe convention was held in Cal- jury, and this year in Kelowna. The securing of the convention for rfithbrldge in 1913 not only adds other to the list for that year, but goes to'1 show'Mint Lcthbbrldge Is an (m- of thc-IrrienUonist. WILL CUT UP THE TIMBER HERE Six Million Feet of Lum- ber To Be Manufac- tured During Winter ill Six million feet of the best qua! fir lumber ;will be manufactured In Lethbridge' this winter When the C. P. R. abnndoned the.St. Mary's route to Macleod in 1908, they left standing about twenty wooden bridges and tmstles containing over feet of lumber. 'About.a year ago they disposed of the bridge, tim- bers and iron to .Geo, .Skelding, of Macleod. Only, recently .Mr. ftkelding disposed of the propert} to A 7 Carlson, tin American with, large in- terests in the.Diikotas and-Nebraska. This winter Mr. Carlson will'.cut up the timber from tho bridges, and it wJH be ilpne at1 Lethbridge. The work of. floating the timbei down tbe'St. Mary's a'nd Belly rivers has already begun. A boom has been constructed across the. Belly river at a point just above the traffic bridge, and the whole raft will b'e secured there, the promoter's saw mill close to the bridge for the purpose of, saw Ing up the timber into lumber which 111 be placed on the local markets i Southern Alberta. The saw mill ill employ-At least thirty men during the winter months, and the lumber which will be placed on the market here, will "nely have the effect of bringing down lumber .prices, at least for next' season's building1. The lum- ber is all fir -and of the very best quality. will also.get about three hundred of iron" out of thcj i bridges. In the winter it is intention to erect a the development of Lethbridge 'The ronir taKcn van Thud Ate to Kighlli sheet, thence towards the C P R depot along First avenue to Fifth stieet south No difficult, in ihe vaiious il IT. Mc- Donnell acting conductor u The clang of jNtotorman Tlnd's gong Filth street was the, signalJLo crshy thai tlir first stioct on its wav and tlie crottdt. lined. along the stieets with satisfaction written all over fchnr faces Aid Attains is almost lie paced hack and forward m the car AS it HIS rolling down Third .We and expressed tlie gieatesfc pleasure at the outcome oE the trial It SCOTIS that some difficulU was experienced earlr this morning at the sub-station in getimg tlie juice on the wire Supl Reid and his loyal oC as- sistants refused to he beat and stay- ed up the whole night getting" thing in shape Their Jabors been icwarded and the are now ready foi business Cars Kor Exhibition The entire ic car service will be in operation tor exh'tfition visitors on Monday and nobodv will to walk There aie tour cars here afc present, while a fifth is expected shoith, the remainder to follow lafc- r Road Bod Periect The road bed and-overhead .work1 of the sjstern is perfection often whru street rar systems are fiisTpul into oprration the toad bed gives trouble, cilhui fioin pool bonding of rails oi other similar cause, but not the least Uouble was experienced on this account In fact the track work is-very smooth, and the passengers ft ill not be slow m appieciatmg this 'aep. At; four, o'clock this afternoon that and ciiccred Us onward progress" ;it was the beginning of a new ew'S .iitj latfij than "Aid Adims piedicted one curious lacli is began operation one 'day vcrfr. ago Aid Adams isJ the' chair- man of the railway committee of the council, and has supported the. offi- cials of the department m fort iney put forth to live up to, the reputations which they hoped to make for themsehes ALL OVER WEST This District Leads Thcsn i ,5 'All-Season 'Lesson' Winnipeg, Aug. Pacific crop report f6r tbe ing Friday, Aug 16th, says w- i Practically the vine condition! ex- .st this week as were reported last week regarding the crops alone tlx me of the CPU except tbat ciop is one neet nearer maturity with everjthiog in its favor.' the gist of the reports as ta headquarters by agents ol the com- pany m the thiee Prairie Provinces In Manitoba the weather has been air, some local showers ami cooler than it should have, been toi the fast ripening, but that same yea- HHJI has helped m the filling gram, producing a plump berry while it has retarded ripening However, good progress towards maturity Jiai [been made and cutting is general'in districts south and" h'arvesving official inauguraflon of ,the sjfatenr is (general all over the southern part took pldcc along the laid down of the province and in the'northern icstenla) Moit ot the civic ofrcials part it will be general next week anil V.C-IP in the first cat the route, all over the provmces in anothei tin- ii'inaindei were ctowucJ n he wheat on the whole IB free The mutations to take a scat in the anj damage Traces_of blark rust .110 noi unable in some districts hut tlie giam is so tar advanced no appreciable damage pan result 'ihe crop to be free from even thine except hail 01 frost In. Saskatchewan the weather l.c been almost idral lor ripening the crop Mlui.li, on thr suninipr fallovi and new breaking is lulU up to th' average hut nhprp stlibblp was done, ab expcclp I, it is hi Ion the li In gooc shape Southern Alberta Leads. In the south of Alberta, ha-rVes.tin? is general On the Uthbridge aiic k siibdnisions from 25 to 3s 1rsl cars oiel the line weie ,ib fol- "Your presence is dpsired on rhd oc- casion of the inauguration of the. Lcthbridgc Municipal nailway Syi tern, and arp hercbj coidulh in lo entrr the _ ar, which the torjirr of First Fifth St., S., nt 4 p.m. on Sat- urday, August 17, GHO. 11. HATCH, Mavor, ARTHUR REID, Genera! Superintendent. Take Pay Monday i On Monday morning the cars will! brgm their business of carrying aid pPr cent of the gram has been cut iiassengcrs, and bringing in revenue cutting has commenced in th( Aid has punliascil the tsl j north, but uiil not bu general jnok of ticket1., and rertiunn lie last of next wcfk A teu tann nf the first, passengers when the crs arc threshing in cars are starlc.) for revenue; A spe- of Alberta ami report Ihe ilal-schRiIulo will be drawn up for and ihe quality good icxt week, and a (Continued on page ;