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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page THE LETHBKTnGE DAILY HERALD Thursday, August 1012 L C. TEEPLE FOR Quality and Price Crawford Peuclies Per 20rt> case............ Italian Prunes In pcacli cases 11.10 Bartle-tt Pears Per lulb CIIBO......... Italian Prunes 4 banket Apples 5011) boxes Grapes Per baalcet SOc. Phone 515 Dominion Blk. NEW RULE WILL HIT THIS DISTRICT HARD Foreign Cars Cannot Be Used After Aug. 3 I for Handling Grain No foreign ears will be used to cany Canadian wheat over Canadian railroads this fall. On Monday next the new cor service rules will go in- ftp effect all ovor tho continent. By this rule, wliich 'ww put on Uie bcolts time ago tho Aiuerlcaa Eftil- association, all cars muit imme- diately be shipped buck to the rall- to which they belong, after they Ji-avft 'been cleared at tho point lo fwhlch they heen de'stliied. The .Canadian railways nre strong Actors Hi tho American Hallway association, nud the rule will afleot them, and be kept 'by them Just curcfully'ua by any United Slates railroad. Just how this rule IB golnp to af- fact the Canadian In the ol the 1912 Wentern crop is a question which experience -will iiavo to answer. But tho Herald- hai the word of a railway expert that the rule will make Itself felt In no uncer- tain way In tho west, and especially at euch points as connect directly with (American roa-dfl. Last year cars of United States rail roads wore used extensively lu moving the Canadian 'wheat crop. Thousands of American cars were held In Canda during the whole season, making sev- 'erfll trips between the Internal ole- vn'lors and the lake front. These cars "were never sent baclt to the Amerl- .can railways to which they belonged 'until In the spring' they were loaded with bonded grain .and ahlppe through American points. Various estimates of the number o foreign, cars which were In service Westeiii Canada lait year may be had Some experts put 'tho number as hlg ae fifty per cent, of the total. ThI 'Is thought lo be too high, howeveT and It IB moro likely that the num ber way less tbaji 25 per cent. Lethbrldge Affected However Unit-may be, it Is certain that L'ethbrltlfie enjoyed a pecullai position In this regard. Being thi terminal point of a railway which en tered Canada from an American road tho number of foreign cars In this vicinity was very large, and there Is not the least douht that halt the grain handled, over lines south of Lcth was handled In America cara. Tho statement that American cars kept the wheat in Southern Al bflrta moving during the sea eon does not seem to be Incorrect, aa It is be- lieved that the records will show thai almost hall of the Amoving easl out of this point, loaded -with grain were foreign cars. The C. P. R. has added almost.2fi par cent, .to tb'elr equipment for this year, the number of cars available be- ing as compared with -JE.ISC last year. If, however, the nav car service rules are followed, and the Hallway association will see to it that are, It would appear that Western Canada will suffer to extent of Just so many leas cars available for tho transportation of wheat, nnd .the sraln blockade which seems bound to come, will be Just so. much more Horlous. At any rate. It Is quite evi- dent that Lethbrldge and Southern Alberta will feel tho effect of the new rule, aud feel It badly. SPACE FOR THE B. C. EXHIBITION WILL 3E GIVEN 4000 SQUARE PEET OF SPACE AT THE CONGRESS In regular succession tbo applica- tions for space for exhibits at the Dry-Farming Congress 'exposition keep coming In. Canada and'the Un- ited States set tho good example, and now the British Columbia govern- ment ccmrea along with tho request for atJ-imuuh floor space as the exposi- tion committee can well spare. Chairman McNlcol yesterday re- telved the request for space from, ths 13. C. government, through 'their com- missioner, Mr. Brandrlth. who Is now in Toronto with the R. C, exhibit at the Toronto fair, T.h-e ivhole of exhibition 'bulldlug No. 4 has beuii awarded to the B. G. government. This gives them approx- imately syuare feet of spncc. All tho slables arc being turned into temporary exhibit buildings for tho ConRreeg, nnd from present .appear- ances all will be needed to accommo- date the applicants. The D. C. exhibit will be composed mainly 0{ fruit, and tho exposition committee has guaranteed that tho exhibit building 'u-fll be properly heat' ed, so that fruits nnd vegetables will not perish during the exposition. It has bean mooted that the B. C. government would a special exhibit building, BO thul the coast pro- vince's lumber, as well as Its fruits and vegetables might bo exposed, but, it now seeme that the erection of a building with D. C. lumber Is 'to be left to the Cranbrook Board of Trade, have practically nindo nil nr- TangomenLH for building tlioir palace. Groat Interest Is being lnken In (he Congrcia throughout the coast r-i'ov- Jncos and stutei. Spokane lo sure to come strong to return the visit of the delegation In J. Harris, of llnrrls ft Olion has Just a-.vUIt to Spokane, nnd while he was told by several parties ihat thoy TV ere postponing their annual trip to Alberta, ao that they Tnlght vlalt Lethbrldge during Congress -week. They expect Leth- brldge to do big tilings In the way of tntertaiulng tho visitors, and express the opinion that the Congress will bo the means of 'bringing hundreds of people Into Alberta from the coast. EXPENSIVE FEAST BY FRICK QIVEN AT HIS SUMMER HOME ARE ASKING ABOUT THE FROST i! Uicic was IioEt last Thai seems to he the usual morn- ing salutationithese days. People arc anxious. This is tho aimous time'of, the year. Hut so lar Jack Frost has.uijvcr hail a look-in in this part of. Ihu country. On Tuesday uight the nitrr.- cury dropped to 44, and last night got a little closer Lhe frosty point; going io 43. Eleven degrees is a comfortable margin, and so far the country is safe. How would frost affect the r.rops if it to come some of thcss nights 1" That question was L. ]I. Jellift, one of tho leading far- mers of the Spring Coulee district, last evening. "We are not looking for frost just he saiil. "That is farthest from our minds. IJut if it should come it would have to be a heavy frost to hurt very much. The grain is ahead of last year. Nearly all 1 he wheat is already ripe and hard f.o that nothing liut a hard frosting would hurt it As for the other I don't think the -'ir-u-aye voulil be very great except to sorrie of the very late crops." Last year the frost came early, and the crops being Jate the grade of :he wheat was very low. This year, however, the grade is higher than he averapjc, and there does not seem be the same anvicty among the You will never realize how much ten cents can buy until you taste GAMBLER DEAD IN POVERTY GEORGE V. HANKINS, ONCE POW- ER IN CHICAGO, SPENDS LAST DAYS ON CHARITY OF FRIENDS Chicago, 'Aug. V. Han- time Chicago gambling who in the height of his career is said to have been worth more tlian died on Sunday in the residence of John Slorcy at 7414 St. Lawrence avenue. Hankins NEW EMPRESS IS DISASTER PROOF IT WOULD FLOAT WITH ANY OF HER FOUR COMPARTMENTS FLOODED London, Aug. tlio launching ot tlio Cnhadhm Pnclllc steamer, Tlio EmpreBs of HusBln, yesterday, tho chairman ot tho building company said that Ihe (on of safety at sen bad been nuiah before tho public late. This now vessel Is 9o con- structed Hint In ths event of anything unforween occuvrlng, she would Clo.it with any of her four compartments flooded, Instead of compartments, wlilcli hud been the Boiird oC Trade- standard'or salcty hitherto and as far as he was aware, tihlB was the first merchant Etilp jauhc.bed lii this con- dition. CONTAINS NO ALUM COSTS NO MORE' JTHAN THE ORDINAL KINDS HARVESTING STILL DELAYED_BY RAIN MANITOBA AND SASKATCHEWAN SEEM TO BE UP AGAINST IT :HARD "Winnipeg, Aug. yes- terday were not, such as to lead to an early resumption of harvesting opera- tions, heavy rains ijj Gome districts and showers and cloudy In others, not giving the grain n. chaiico dry off. Probabilities today i cool and showery and It looks as ittle cutting will he done this weo Some districts -of central Saskntcli van report that wheat lias boon lodg; ALBERTA LEADS THE First Province to Comply With the Dominion Act Respecting Juvenile Delinquents had run througli all his money and I by almost torrential rains. for a long time prior to bis death had been living ou the bounty of hi: friends. In May of last year llnnkins had armers over the possibility 'of dam-1 been stricken with paralysis. Prioi gc froiri frost as would have been to -that time he had been conducting an unpretentious saloon at Gary, Ind he case had the grain not hccn he ripening stage ime. at the present BECKER'S CASE FOR DEFENCE WILL ATTEMPT TO SHOW HE WAS KILLED GAMBLERS- ROW New York, Aug. District AUor- ey Whitman tried today Lo trace In- to him that tho Lefty Ixiu" Rosen- jrmation which hereabouts oE wdg nnd Harry Horowitz alias "Gyp le was known to certain lembers oC the police department who re aiding in concealing the gun men epoi-t has it that the two men will e kept in hiding until Lhe trial of 3olice Lieut. Becker is well under way nd that they will then be brought irward as witnesses for the 'defense i awear that the gambler Rosen thai as slain In a gambler's feud and that ose, Webber and VaJloa themscJves ok part In the killing. CminEcl for the defense had nothing say regarding the report but it was arned that lawyers for Decker will ndeavor to show that liosenthal lied In a gamblers' row aud -that c.uE'sassing sought to -shift the res- nslbility Tor the killing on Becker. The grfl'Qd jury was prepared to con- ine again Lortay to hear evidence of lice corniption. Before coining to Gary he had been a I Lcavciiworth, Kas., where, after los- ing the last of his fortune in a gamb- ling house that catered to soldiers, he was making a hare living as '-'lookout" lor another gambler. Hankins was one of three brothers who .before the great, Chicago fire am immediately thereafter were the .J Pier.pout Morgan's-.of Uie local "ira- tcrnitj'." They had Hankins always referred to his occu- pation as "the clubhouse in Clark street, in. .Washington'street near the Marshall Field store, in Madison antl-at Clinton anc Jeflcrson. sLrcels. .At OHC time the; RS. BELMONT MARKETS TO STOP GRAFT OF SERVANTS Avenge Cult 150 a Plate with Mucio on Organ and by Band and Orcheiira Boston, Aug. dinner that cost a plate, with music on a organ iplnyed by a a year or- ganist, featured the lown party given by Henry Clay FYiek this afternoon and evening to 400 Euminer residents of Ihe north shore. Tho guests con- stituted a 400 socially aa well as nu- merically. It was aaid 'because President Tall had declined to attend the party Mr. Frlck had Invited a lot of "common people." None appeared, however, unless they were friends 0( tho Dev- orly who, wliUo gloved, care- fully examined all credentials o[ peo 'pie entering tho gate of :thc steel fence. Thoro waa n buffet luncli In the afternoon and the elaborate banquet was at Besides tho organ recital, the visitors heard Sousa'a band, brought from New York for the occasion on special cars. AX night a Boston orchestra played. uffrago Leader Says Society Wo- men's Indifference to Household Dutisa Enriches the Newport, R. P., Aug. 28. H. P. Belm out IB her own market woman these days In order to da her part toward preventing tho graft system which for many years has existed servants ol rich here. TO HAVE THEIR OWN NAVY London, Aug. pro- tccted cruiser Sydney, built for the Australian navy, was launched today at Goyan, Scot- land. This Ii the second of tho thrco Australian cruisers of the 4- second clflsi. f ft ft ft t Mrs. Beltiiont vlslla Lhe stores where she Borders thn necessary goods and hns them sent. She snya It more people would adopt the same course the graft iprobtem would soon, he solv- ed. For many years the question of graft hns heen D. serious problem Newport, -where servants arc Btild to have enriched themselves at tho ex- pense of their employers. "The system of grafi, by which the servants profit, nt the expense of their employers is all "wrong." said Mrs. Bolniont. "It IB simply another "indi- cation of the niter indifference loo many women show In regard to really Important problems. "If rich people of tbe city are ready lo pay twice what food Is really worth because of (heir Indifference to tho way their households are conducted, 1L sceinu to me It Is another Imllcn- lion of tho demoralization of a cer- tain class of community. Wo havo been obliged to discharge our chefs this summer because I was convinced they were guilty of grafting, if necee- will four more, for I am determined lo do what I can lo stamp out this evil. had sixty-eight dealers working lor them. The financial success of the Man- kins brothers wns due to the fact that, contrary to 'the general prac- tice of their contemporaries, they sought and obtained the. "piker" hcis .They maintained .games at which the stakes were from 10 cents up- At that lime gambling practic- ally was wide open in Chicago. It was said that during month at this time there were eighteen sui- cides in Chicago, all of whicli were due to losses in Hankins' gambling houses. Hankins' financial ruin came through his branching out into the "ho BANK RATE INCREASED London, Aug. rfite of dis- count of the Hank of England wns raised from .'1 to -I per cent, today. Tlio bank raised Its rate as a- pro- LccMvo mCiisuro against, the Inrush of hllifc -t -Nj racing game." He was at lirst suc- cessful. Horses Froni his stables won the Kentucky, Kansas City, Chicago, Detroit, .Memphis and Nashville Dcr- hics. In 1831 H-ankiiis, McDonald, and sonic others opened. Gatficld park race track. 'They were enormously successful at first autl it was said at one the place meant a mouth to its promoters. Edward Corrigau owned llawlhorm; park then, .nnd bitter rivalry between 'lini and Tlnnkins resulted in raids hy tlie police on the park track. tn one or these "Col. Jim" Brown was shot nnd liillcd'after he had shot two policemen dead. Thai tragedy re- sulted in the closing of the j park track. .ILinkins built tracks at Harlem I ami elsewhere, hut in every instance' lie ivas closed up by the courts. One of his first assets to go was an apartment, building a block square on Alicliigiui and Wahash avenues, be- tween Thirty-sixth street and Thirty- COUNTRY'S CALL TO ITALIAN MANY MINERS GOING BACK HELP FIGHT HATED TURK ofxlli place. Next; went his gray stone mansion on Fourteenth street mid Michigan avenue, and his wile's jewels, arc said to have hern worth Then he drifted west. Maybe It seems like a far cry fro: little old sunny Italy to Sunny Sout em Alberta. It may scnio. too, tha about the Interest tlie peop here have In the vineyard kingdom in the wines, and spahgetti and garl imported therefrom. But there la another tie 'between th two coun'tries, and that la through th dusky sons ol the south who hav been flocking to the mining reRion ot-Alberta for-tho past twenty year working hard and saving enough mo ey to taK0 them back to live their age 'imder the southern skies. And Jus now those native sons are intense! interested in the doing .'which are keeping the Italians and the Tirrji busy -Ilying at one smother's throat The Turcp-Italian war Is all the tal in the little Italian homes in the min camps, and every day they'hop to get word that Italy has trlumphe over the Sultan's kingdom. The war has had Its effect In Italia homes in Southern Alberta pln othe ways than merely through the Inter cst attached 1o the unfriendly contro versy between the two nations. Dur ing the past two or three months th has been growing worse da: by day, and tlio Italians are har- to man their guns Some time ago a report came from Halifax that a recruiting officer from :he Jtalliin army had visited Novn Scotia, aud had pressed Into servici largo number of .Italians who hac or years been living peaceable lives ii Now the snmo thing Is hap lening in this district. A-large num ier of local Italians have heard th all to nrms within Ihe past month Hid every day they are leaving their places In the miuea and hurrying ,back help (lown the terrible Turks. A arse number Iiavo loCL tho local mines ud fronv every camp in the Pass the (filian brothers, are quietly laying lown their picks 'lo go back home nnd akc up the deadly rifle. Army service In Itnly jg on a dlf- orent plnne tlmn In most other coun- tries. All Italians the world over are liable to service whenever called up- on. Woe be unto them ff they do not heed the call. They nre blacklisted, their names arc posted, and then If, CAUGHT IN REVOLVING CRANK Ottawa, Aug. Murphy, aged a well digger, was Instantly killed this afternoon while digging a ;well on Barrett Brothes' farm, nour Bowcsvllle, five miles from the city, lie caught under Ilio revolving crank of the drill, which fractured his jkull. when they have .made enough lo keep Ihom for tho rout of their days, they wish to go back to spend their last days on the sunny slopes of Uiclr boy- hqod days, they find themselves In dlro trouble the moment they set foot on native shores. So the call has come and they are going hack, nud when they g-et through 'with Turkey, baring properly trimmed up tho feathers of that -bird, they will come back to Albcria, and take up (heir places in the pits once more. EARTHQUAKE IN MICHIGAN Calumet. Mich., Aug. Is believed lo have been an earthquake Shcck was folt hero at. 8.10 o'clock, i'morning, being geiiortil In Calu- met district. The shock lasted sev- eral seconds, and shook buildings. TRYING TO HUSH UP MUTINY ijDndon, Aug. Chinese gov- ernment IB endeavoring to hush up Ihe mutiny of (roops at Tung Chou, according (o ,a tlespnlch -from Peking to tho Daily TclcgTanh. but, the auth- orities have lakon military precau- tions to protect nil the roads leading to the capital. Mrs. .7. R. Lcnlanc of Montreal re- fused (o leave her children, who have flmnllnox, and acrompanlcd them to the isolation hospital, Edmonton, Alta., Aug. the youngest province In. the first to comply with the conditions of.the Dominion act, respecting Juven- ile delinquents, which will como Into operation as soon aa possible after the order-ln-councll and ,certifi- cate of- tho provincial attoriiey-gen1 c-rni at Ottawa. Authori- ties on the subject of child-training, including Judge Lindsay, .ol Denver, Judge Mack, ot Chicago, and judge Adams, of Cleveland, declare.thlfl will complete the beet aeries' ot acts' for ;tlie raacuo and protection of children In force anywhere on. the American continent. The act, which wasMnlroduccii'iuto Dominion parliament through the efforts ot W. L, Scott, a harrlEter; at Ottawa, and assented to In. July, 190S, the principles that have 'been applied to the delinquent and neglect- ed child In Alberta .since 'the adoption of the Children's Protection ed by the'provincial legislature.'. The preamble of the Dominion act Cully sets forth remedial legislation, in the Interest ot children, as follows; "It Is 'luexpedient'that youLhful'of-, fenders should be Glassed or dfcalt1 with as ordinary criminals, tho wel fare of the community demanding that they BhouW, on .the contrary, be guard ed against association with'crime-am criminals, and should be subjected; to such cure, treatment -nnd control will tend to check their "evil tehdea cles and to strengthen-their, bettor instincts." Disassociating the child offender from all criminal taint Is the primary idea throughout the acL 'The, .term "child" applies to a girl appar- ently, or actually under, the nge of sixteen'yearn.' This designation per- mits those who ihrive authority to en- force tho act to use their o'wn cHecre- tlon in regard to, a child, which the parents might maintain has .reached ts sixteenth but which may'ob vlously be lo need of -such protection as tlie law gives, though It. applies chiefly lo children, whose exact cnnuot determined..'.' The act provides for dealing with of- 'ondlng children summarily where luc urui proceedings maj', in the discretion' or tbe Judge, be-as Informal-as 'the. uir- cums'tances will permit." 'The teitl- mony child mny be not-given on oath, but mich evl-clcnee, uncorroborated, is not autti- clent to convict a person. Several means are provided under the act for the child proved to W ft delinquent, but the-, action. taken must iu every case that which the court believes Ji child's own good, and the boat'inter-' ests of the community. The may be fined, or placed under proba- tlon, either in Its-own home or-with, h eullable family, or committed to the charge of any duly organized child-5 ren'a aid society or the superintend- ent oC neglected and dependent child- ren. H are private..It !H unlawful for any to pun- ish the name of the child or parent or guardian without special leaved Courts shall not be held ivhere adult offenders iirc being' tried, and the child awaiting trial must not be plac- ed in a jail or other place where ad- ults are or may be imprisoned. The children's court may 'be' divest- d of customary majesty and rigid onmalily, which usunlly attend mlniatr.i'tion of justice in .the t-rlbun- Is of record. A proylslph of.the act, lenllns with this .point, siiys: ,'Thel It Is also provided thati a child over, the age of.twelve yearn Tuiytoa committed to au industrial school, but It shall not he la'wful .-to. commit a child under twelve years, "voleta'and to quote'from the act, "til at1 tempt has been made to reform mich child In its thewayi named In foregoing- paragraph, section proVidee that .the :pen36 of maintaining a child In the Industrial training school may col- lected from tho parent or the event they are aWe ID pay The IcWla-to prevent any one from ing hie charge is the .hope that the child wllt.be Beret to an .instltutiou to bo''fed, clothed and ed- ucai.ed.at the.expense of the provide. The -penalty :for an adult Tho; either wilfully or through neglect, .contrib; utea to a child's 'delinquency, IB; as hlgb. aa J600 and a year In prlion. The Judge of a Juvenile court glY- en the powers of two Justices of the. peace .or of a stipendiary -magistrate The position.is an honorary one Uie selection will take Into-consid- eration the special qualification of the person to be appointed fordM-lincf with children. officers havo: the samo power "as conaUbleB. Tha present system Till be .enlarged, and. Improved, volunteer and paid proba- tion officers 'being used .more, exten- sively than previously. Arrangement are being: two Protestant and. Catholic tlons to care for girl delintruents. while ns heretofore boy will bo sent 'to. the Industrial, training' school nt Pprlaga. La Frame, Vau-.T with which the province mcnt to handle its Juvenile iilrlng reformation. R, B. Chadwlck, neglected -dependent- chlldrei. In, Albertn, is deeply Impreiaed the of child IcgiilKtlon In tbJa: pro-. vlnce, saying the problem tMr a. solution with additional- granted by the Dominion act. HANCELLOR OF C. UNIVERSITY Hon. Carter Cotton, M. P. P., Defeats Sir Charlei Tupper In Voting' Victoria, Aug. Hon. Cartel lotton, M. P. P., tins Wen. elected hnncellor of the new University'of irltlsh Columbia, defealiog Sir Chai 'upper by a vote of. 376 to 242. The following Is senate chosen y ballot: R, E. McKochnle, N, Wolverttm Irs. J. B. FnrrlB, W. P. urnbull, -Mrs. M. A. Watt, G. Huirt- r, R. P. Davleg, F. W. Howay, J. S, ordon, V. G. W. D. Bryrton, E. T. Swycr, C. B. Rand, ,T. M. Pearson, U, Deneuclcr. The convocation waa held here, pre- ded over'by lion. Dr. Young, Mln- tcr o-r EdacaLiqu, nhd, among tho speakers Sir Richard The government baa promised (.awards (.he eviction Lhe Diversity at Point Grey and thli urn will he added to In the; future ears. EACE NEGOTIATIONS PROGRESSING Paris, Aug. semi-official ;irco-Tlalinn jienco nnBclIsiLloiiB, tho clip do Purls saya It learns, nrc inak- S good proRi-as3. It rcully IIIIH heon greed (hat the treaty shall not con- In either reference to tho It.ilhu incxallon decree, or an acknovv- ilpniont of Turkish Buzcrnlnty In Trl- CALGARY TRAIN VIAALDERSYDE .SAID P.' R. WILL .INSTITUTE THROUGH TRAINS ON MON- DAY, SEPT. 2nd H is rumored 'in railway circles that on Moluiay morning, Sept. .2, a IIKW passenger service'helwecn LeLh- bfidgc and Calgary over the Aldcr- syde line will go into cITect. Re- ports nrc that the train will leave Lcllinridj-e ahoub 7 a. in. reaching Calgary about 11.30., Kcturning thi train uill leave Calgary at C o'clock in the evening reaching Lcthliridgo at 10.30. This- rumor has not yet been eon- fumed Irom headquarters, but is in line ivith the promise made In June by Supt. i'ricc, ol Calgary, who. staled Ihat when-the new time went into cITccl on Sept. through passenger service would .bfl inanguraicd between Lttlibridge ind, vj Calgnry which would dn -away -with (he inconvenient travelling cesspry these two fbo road, however, is not the whole way except but tliis is expected lo he hclorc llio conUruction ledioi ;