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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. RULER OF KOREANS Seoul, Aug. Asso- ciated Press states that the Korean sovereignty has ceas- ed and that Mutsch Ito, Em- peror of Japan, will 'become absolute ruler of Korea next Monday, when the agreement, (between Emperor Yi Syek of Korea and Mutsch Ito, which was signed about August 22, will be officially promulgated. AFFECTED BY SMOKE Forest Fires Cloud the Pacific Coast-Lat- est Reports Spokane, Aug. com; munication with the St. Joe Valley of Idaho was restored today for the first time since the forest fires be- came serious, but it is as yet impos- sible to verify the reports of. large loss of life among fire fighters, addi- tional to the eighty-six reported dead by government officers. The estimate of approximately 200 dead in the whole fire area is adhered to by those most familiar with the situation. Eighty are missing. Complete returns have not yet been received from the d'Alene region in Idaho. When these are included in it is thought the list of missing will "be materially re- duced. The missing include Ranger Hollingshead's crew on Big Creek, 26 men; Ranger Thompson's crew at In- dian Lake, 34 men; Holzer Creek camp, 15 men, are reported safe by j District Forester Greely. Smoke'interferes With Navigation Port Townsend, Aug. clouds of smoke from the iburning tires of -Washington and Oregon over- spread the waters of the Pacific from 100 to, 300 miles off the coast of both states. A report that conditions are particularly difficult for navigation is- a.beneficient thing for Koreans. It Tvas brought yesterday by the steam-'will and must imply no degradation ship Queen, which came from San for the Koreans, who under the au- Francisco. Captain Berry said that I negation will have exactly the same NO DEGREDATION FOR KOREANS Will Have the Same Right Under New Role as Japs Seoul, Aug. Terauchi, Japanese resident general IE Korea., and negotiator of annexation which will be officially next said today regarding the an- nexation: "No stone will toe left un- turned to make the Koreans and the world feel that Japan's rule in Korea the vessel was never free from the pall of smoke on his run in. Shipping on every part of Puget Sound is hampered by the dense smoke. Suffocated in a Cave Spokane, Aug. 27. -Walter Hess, a home seeker, who was a member of a fire fighting'crew on Big Creek told rights in Korea as the Japanese-' It may 'be stated with authority that although treaties of Korea with for- eign powers lapse with ehe anuesa- tion. the present custom tariff of Kor- ea, which is much lower than that of Japan, will be continued for an inde- finite period under Japanese ..rule. This is the point by which forjeign; in- Lethbridge, Alta., Saturday .August METHOWSTS ALMOST UNANIMOUS IN FAVOR OF UNION OF CHURCHES Long Debate Came to a Close With Decisive Vote-Only a Small Num- ber Supported the. Amendment Offered-Members of the General Board of Missions Chosen-Conference Hearing Its Close Number 218 Victoria, Aug. debate on church union was resumed'this morn- ing by Rev. Dr. Antliff. Lack of loy. alty to Methodism could not, he said, oe charged against those who -favored union. They believed it would 'bring good. jThat is the "belief of each, of the churches concerned. If this basis is rejected, the greater good will be indefinitely postponed. As to the doc- trines being Calvinistic, we might al- so say .that parts of the Bible were the same. The facts of sovereignty and Iree will are mysteriously blend- ed in. the divine order of the world. True, there must be compromised but they will not be In essentials. Evan- gelism is now encouraged by all these cnurches and the Christian Endeavor movement incorporated many features of the class meeting. Superannuation Fund Not 'Protected Griffin depreciated -the use of ridicule in this especially against those who opposed it He was not too sure this movement was of God. The Lord would not favor any movement that deprived His servants of their just claims. Dr. Griffin is treasurer of the superannuation fund and" contends that'under the proposed union this fund is not adequately pro- tected and that its rights will 'be vio- lated. In doctrines we had surren- dered everything. He would defy any man 'to show where -the Presbyterians had surrendered anything. Hon. E. J. Davis Favors Hon. -E. J. Davis, .of Ontario, spoke favoring union on the grounds that previous unions had been .pronounced successful, and that the present crit- ical conditions all over, Canada called for united action. Mr. Irwin Hilliard, K.C., spoke with -great vigor in opposition to union. He be affected if introduced. today how a dozen of Ms party were j terests might chiefly burned to death. "Saturday afternoon i the Japanese tariffs are thirty of us were station'.! abour 121 Economic conditions in the kingdom miles up Big Creek under Warden j will also remain unchanged and for- Christie." he-said. "Below us. about eigners will enjoy'the'same rights m Rmall crow .and 1 Korea, as In the rest of Japan. Inter- esting details of the negotiations a small fire, some-days in together- we were working to cmtrol We had worked for this way and ha.l ihe fire sucroundert. About 2.30 p-m. we heard a terrible roaring upon the ledge, jusc soutli of us, and we realised tne fire and off our escape." Thirty men st the upper end of the fin? all escapod, but all the Door fellows belo-v .vere suf- focated in a small sought protection. cave wher? SUBSIDIZED MAIL SERVICE New Zealand Makes a to Go to Vancouver, Too Wellington, New Zealand, Aug. 27. have been concluded with 'the Union Steamship Company for a subsidized mail service to San .Francisco via Raratonga and Papecte. The government desires to obtain a service to Vancouver as well and on account tenders from Canada nave been asked. If it is decided to establish a Vancouver service, the San Francisco contract will probably be extended, with Wellington as the terminal port A LONG AUTO TRI'P F. C. Paulin, of 'Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. Paulin, Miss Paulin and sons, Harold and.George, with Mr. and Mrss Paulin's niece, Miss Norsworthy, who are travelling from.'New York to -Los Angeles -by. automobile, arrived in the city in their Pullman machine last night from Winnipeg and left again this morning.for Great Falls.. Moct_ They say they have had a splendid particularly free from mishaps. They left the city of York, Pa., on July 1st, and went from there to New York, thence west again to Chicago and Winnipeg- They .have 'been trav- elling practically every day since and nave covered miles. nearly seven thousand PRINCIPALITY BECOMES A KINGDOM Cettinge, Montenegro, Aug. ing to the annexation are also made public. The assent of Emperor Yi Syek and iis predecessor, Yi Heul. to the annexation, was given willingly. it is stated the only hesitation shown wten the terms were being discussed being in regard to the 'titles which wHl 'hereafter be borne by the former emperors. The original Japanese proposal was the title of Grand Duke, but the 'Emperor of Korea insisted upon being styled "Whang" or King, to which Japan assented. QUEEN'S OWN AT LIVERPOOL The Canadian Regiment Was Given an Enthusiastic Reception Liverpool; Arg. steamer Megantic, with the Queen's Own Rifles bard playing the Maple -Leaf Forever and variations, drew along- side the landing stage here at 1-45 this afternoon. The JLord Mayor, the officer commanding district and staff, with General Murray and Captain Clive representing the war office, vere present to welcome the Queen's .Own. The first to come ashore were the Pioneer Squad, followed by Sir Henry Pellatt and his officers. The Deputy Lord Mayor in welcom- ing Sir Henry Pellatt, dwelt on the importance of trade between Liver- pool and Canada. He pointed out with the clause de- the deity of -Christ. It was expressed and might be breed- ing ground for all kinds of Unitarian views. If you let the bars down the ministers and college professors will take advantage of it, not the laymen. He was opposed (because it destroyed the itinerary system. True the sta- tioning committee would meet yearly or at the call of the church. That would mean when there was a church quarrel on. He was opposed Because it would hinder the growth of our evangelistic spirit Rev. J. W. Cooley replied to Dr. Griffin. He said that it was incorrect that there was no guarantee for pro- tection of superannuation claimants the 'union. The new scheme provides revenue from three different sources. All who have been contri- butors or who ma'y become so will be claimants. "We can trust the church to look after its own obligations and there were guarantees that they would. In answer to the criticism that the basis of union had dropped out of -the doctrine of immediate sancti- fication, Rev. Dr. Stewart said that was not correct; you could have it any way you wanted, either gradual or instantly. judge on Legal Aspects interest in the debate took a sudden turn to its legal aspects. Justice Mac- laren, chairman committee on policy, said this was the first oppor- tunity to tell what was in his heart. His sentiments with the union. He 'believed that the scheme they had drawn up was the 'best that could ibe put. "I have come to the conclusion that it is not such a one as I can vote for or recommend anyone else to." The policy basis, he claimed, allows any church that wishes to remain out- side the .union and keep thtir property j with them. And if any considerable number withdrew, i parliament would not pass an act for'union, and if they did, the churches withdrawing could claim a share in connectional pro- perty such as book rooms. He feared trouble, especially in view of the in- cidents in A Strong. Argument For Union W. K.C-, being called for. gave an able and clear exposition of the legal questions involved. He, with from the other churches, had carefully gone into this. Our first step is to apply for an" act of parlia- ment granting the union. The mistake in 'Scotland was Jn arranging the un- ion the- parliamentary act. Church property held toy trustees could come into the union-or just as they please. The number that might not come, in- was not; so. it had been re- GOOD RECORD OE OUR NEW CRIPPEN SAID TO BE GOING INSANE Liverpool, Aug. the bustle incident to the ar- rival of the steamer Megantic today, Dr. Crippen and Ethel Leneve were quickly escorted off the steamer and safely placed in a compartment of the special boat train for 'Lon- don, Crippen was well muffl- ed up and Miss Leneve had a heavy blue veil entwined around her head. It is said that Crippen is going insane. ported, a very high number. Mr. Kowell had attended the missionary congress in Edinburgh. The foreign missionaries there said they are not interested in denominational speeches and if you do not give us union we will have it in spite of you. Rev. Dr. Patton nere asked Mr. Rowell if they did not mean inter- denominational comity and not or- ganized union. Mr. Rowel uaid it was the former, -but only (because 'that -was the best they could do at present. Their idea was organized union. In the afternoon an amendment was brought in by Rev. A. M., Sanford, of Vancouver, instead ui expressing ap- proval of the basis of union, he wanted "cordially receive" and then sent out to the quarterly boards for considera- tion. Mr. Sanford -thought we were not taking the people into our confidence enough. We could arrange the mat- ter and then ask them to approve of it. Some protests were heard over this statement. j Presbyterians Want All Rev. O. Darwin said he wanted to see some of the union on the foreign first. He was glad to hear of pente- costal times at 'the -union committees, but on the field the motto was "what is thine is mine and what is mine is my own." The Presbyterians, he thought, were trying to take every- thing they could get their hands on. Principal followed and concentrated all his energies to a .brief appeal for union. In answer to Mr. Dai-win 'he said: "The longer you stay apart the keener will be the competi- tion. The competition arises from similarity of appeal and interests." Rev. Dr. Burns, who closed the de- said he had studied carefully with 101'each, and in'the shoot the creeds -put forth. In Christiandom and he was bound to say he knew of Stand in Seventh Pos- ition in Twelve Pounder Ottawa, Aug. orders contain comparative ef- ficiency ratings of field artil- lery units. Winnipeg, 13th, took fifth for efficiency in twelve- pounder batteries, wftn no 'training at Pettawa and Leth- ibridge, 25th Battery -taking seventh in the same -class. For general efficiency inde- pendent of conditions these batteries occupy respectively 20th and 22nd position. Ot- tawa 22nd and 23rd batteries, armed with. IS pounder quick firers, secured first and sec- ond position. -frv D.R.A.MEET AT OTTAWA Owing to Bad Wind Shoot- ing Not as Good as Last Year Ottawa, Aug. riflemen at the range finished their week's, shoot yesterday all but the lucky 150 who got into the second the Gov- 'ernor. General's competition. The gen- eral average "in this shoot from last year but not more than was to be expected from the strong and i treacherous-wind that .blew .practically all day in gusts of varying velocity. Last year all the scores of. 83 got in this year 93's had to shoot off honors, -being fairly -distributed from coast to coast. In the res.ult.Lieut Milne. GOth.D. C.O.R.. 43rd none that put'-before us more Gospel than the one in this oasis of union. off -Lieut Milne won the silver medal which is the individual prize in -the first stage. Cadet Burgess of England qualified The theology of the New Testament and so. came ,well-up in is embodied in it He thought amendment was ill-timed. The whole debate was carried on in shot splendidly the! -gregate, having throughout. Incidentally Cadet Burgess won in a good spirit The men spoke frankly and acted ibrotherly. The vote toeing taken, the amendment was lost toy a large majority. On the motion for the adoption of the basis of the union, -the vote stood 220 for and 35 against Among those voting against were Rev. Drs. Griffin, Briggs, Young, Patton, Hincks, Curtis and Revs. G. J. Bond, Milliken 'San- ford, and also Messrs. H. P. Moore, Justice McLaren, Irvine Hilliard and C. H. Fortner, among the laymen. More ministers- than laymen voted in- the minority. Bishop Hodja and Rev. Mr. Dubois said farewell this afternoon. Members of General Mission Board The following were elected mem- bers of the General Mission Board: Shorey, Dr. Heartz, Dr. Young, Dr. Briggs, Dr. Ryckman and Principal Sparling; W. Kowell K.C., Hon. W. H. Gushing, J.W. Flavelle L.L. D., Justice -McLaren, C. S. Keenleyside and 'W. H. Lambly. NOT CERTAIN NUMBER Almost Impossible To Identify Wreck Victims Duran-d, Mich., Aug. H. I. Jef- zies tonight almost positively tified as his 'wife the body that was yesterday identified as Mrs. of Chicago, and the dead victims of Wednesday night's wreck are now quite definitely fixed as numbering seven. The sack of bones overlooked by the undertaker, is believed to con- tain the body of Mrs. Squires. To add to the difficulty of the. charred bones of victims, of .Wed- nesday night's wreck, bones- said to represent two additional bodies -were found in the morgue tonight in a sack that had been overlooked in yes- terday's This .brings the number of dead, to eight. Repeated. enquiries from relatives; of passengers thought to have been on 'the ill-fated Pullman- sleeper Nebraska; led 'Dr. Fair, surgeon for the G.T.R- to re- mark to Undertaker. Mapes, in. charge of the dead, that there, have been more bodies -in; the wreck than recovered. -to Mapes' mind a sack that; some ,-one unknown had brought, to the yesterday. -morning. In the confusion the sack was pushed into, a .corner and' forgotten. When it was: "brought 'out and its .contents examined '.Fair said .that the bones represented prob- ably two additional dead. Among the persons for whom inquiries. are being made are ;Mis's .Belle Scott, a school teacher of Chicago, who was ,en route to Toronto, the daughter of Geo. Jag man, Of .Chicago and Mrs. H. I. Jef- fries of Washington. Michigan to Jnvettigate Lansing, Aug; ihe- state visit of the Q.O.R. would do. Pel- latt replied -briefly, after which the regiment disembarked. The soldiers lined up on the landing stage, from where they marched through cheering multitudes to the London and North- western Railway station. There little principality of Montenegro they entrained for Alaershot The ,by the elevation of Bulgaria to sover- Irish Rifles formed a guard of honor, efgn rank in 190S was left the sale There was some disappointment Ow- BaTkan state not enjoying the title of ing to the fact that the.lateness of the landing today necessitated the MUST LEAVE THE COUNTRY Magistrate's Remarks in a Case at Police Court Fred Rhodes, a negro who gave his home as Chicago, was this morning fined and costs or thirty da vs in jail by Inspector West on the charge the great benefit derived from being a frequenter of hoases of ill vat-ing good friendship, as the present fame Rilodes that his colored wife was leading a life of shame in the city, out admitted that his sis'er HIS INJURIES PROVED FATA! kingdom, will join the sister state August 28, when -the principality will be declared a kingdom, and Prince Nicholas, its picturesque ruler4 will take the title of King of Montenegro, and for the first time in history re- ceive the royal salute of 101 guns. DEATHS FROM CHOLERA IN ,TALY Ban, Italy; Aug. deaths from cholera and 26 new cases of the disease-during the past twenty- four hours were reported tolay. postponement of the reception which was intended for the Q.O.R. here to- night. Tribute to Canadians London, Aug. 27.-The Standard says'that the arrival of the Queen's Own Rifles is another step in the or- ganization of the forces of the Em- pire 'on a common principle. It adds that Canadian-born soldiers proved at Paardeburg that they only required (Continued on Page r was. "It is a case -for re- marked the court, "and I will see -the immigration inspector about you peo- ple." Rhodes pleaded for another chance, as he had money invested in -business in this city. The court said he would see about it and concluded with: "There's mighty few of you people that come to the country who are any good. This kind of thing seems to be bred in most of you and I guess it never will be 'bred out. If I had my way about it I would not allow any of you in the country." LEMIEUX REACHES LONDON Liverpool, Aug. arrived today on the -Me- gan tic after an enjoyable trip. TO LIGHT THE ARCH ON ROUND ST. -b Laurier Committees Held a Meeting to Close the Arrangements A meeting of the general committee for Laurier Day was held in the offices of Senator De Veber last night and received reports on progress of the arrangements from the various sub-committees. A platform 34 by 57 feet re- ported erected on Gait Square, able of seating 210 people. Gus Neid- j ig under whose direction it has been bni'ilt, advised that a railing be plac- who came from the old country two the aggregate, giving him a handsome cup, presented by Lt-Col. Rogers 43rd, for the best aggregate 'by a Brit ish cadet. There vere three ties in the grand aggregate and for the -firs three places Private Biboy, 77th, Col. T. Freeborn,