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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge, Alberta. Monday, .July ISRMIM Body has been Found In the Detroit .River Ottawe, Jiiily news reached Ottawa tiia.t -the body of Frank Gouldthrite, thcj miss- ing purchasiag agetit'.o! the Printing Bureau had been found. in the De- troit :River, it "surprised everybody but the most intimate friends.of the missing .official. WMle "ninety, people out of one hundred were. convinced that Gouldthrite had not: committed suicide and that the message left- on board the steamer at Detroit was a ruse to put the police off-the. track of the fugitive, 'those who knew Gouldthrite well, were: -disposed to believe that he had away with dimself. It. was asserted, by., one friend that Gouldthrite, ting Ottawa, had gone to .Chaudiere Falls with. determination to_ throw himself'in, vbut -that his nerve had .That..he. was a higMy nervous .state -Hkely to .do away' with was .will known to his more intimate Mrs. Gouldtfirlte. who is ,dow r in Ottawa, having returned from De- troit on Saturday, .has" been convinc- ed all along body was in ..Detroit, when, informed that it had been found she'was-.ranch' but said the news was noth- ing, what-she had expected. Mrs. Gouldthrite rrdt- .-make any Her" belief band was dead "was; doubtless strength ened by the receipt of lettefs ad-, to -her by Gouldthrite before he committed suicide. Mrs. Gould-. thrite" naturally declines to be seen. So'certain" was she that her husband' carried out his declared intention of CHIEF x- v FULLEFM8 JDEAD Bar Harbor, Maine, July 4. Justice Melville Ful- ler of .the United States Su- .prem'e Court, died; suddenly here today of heart failure. AVIJITIJVG THEIR Standards VII and VIII are writ- their departmental examinations tiis week and next, starting to-day. .D. A. McKerricher, public school in- spector, is -the presiding examiner. .The following are the students Standard E. Simpson, Emil Sick, Melvin E. Tiffing John EL Kerr, M. Dunswprth, Jas. "Hyssop, E. T. Stafford, Nellie Parry, J. Mahar, Rufus Lowther, Ross Lethbrldge. Standard Kane, w! R Frame, Clarence Qstlund Harold Hamilton, G. Dunsworth, Blanche-Walsh, Lilian Kane, R. H. Sherlock, Robt. Wm: E. Haley, Ella Cook, Wallace. SOUTH LEADS IN WHEAT Captured the Acre Yield V Competition At the Calgary Fair Calgary, July of the most, interest ng features is the acre yield -competition.' -Yesterday judges, G-eo. Hill aiiil.. W. ..C. McMillan made-their awards, which" aid 'a? follows Winter Wheat Arthur' Cardston, first; M. A.. Zahmizeri Medicine Hat, second i; Macleod, third. committing suicide that on Saturday Spring "Coal- shei offered a reward the recovery dale' HALL Court DeLesseps Doesi Great Flying Feat At Montreal Montreal, July Count De, Les- seps, ou Saturday, made i.'a .flight from the aviation field at to the city and back after circling, the city hall. The distance --is: tMrty- miles and the time occupied was forty-nine and a half minutes. The flight was f in Qovcrri- W." Glass, Macleod, of his Jii official circles there are no velopments in connection with. de- the Printing Bureau inquiry. ''but .it is possible that in this case, retary of state, may be in a to make a statement after the next meeting, to be held on, Tuesday next. MASONS GO OUT ON STR.JK AT MONTREAL July 'hundred 'brick layers and stone masons went on strike this morning to enforce the closed shop. Fourth Vice President Isset, of the International Union, is here looking after the interests of the men. Married men are'to; receive ten dillars a week. Single 'en. Plya Sons and By- ery are shops aimed at, these having :been -conducting open shops. second; G-. G-'-'.Lait, .Grros third Jas." G-.' Brew, Lloydminster, fourth; Louis Brow, ;Lloydminster, fifth; Rackman Smith, Llbydmins- ter, sixth.. .C. Hill, Sons, Lloyd- minster, Robt. McKay, Black- talds, second; R. Page, James Williamson, Calgary, fourth i; Dan Patton, Midnapore, fifth; Walter Moss, .Calgary, sixth. Smith, Lloyd- minster, first i; Francis E. -ReBaud, G-leichen, second; D. McCrimmon, Carstairs, third; Jas. G-regg, Con- juring fourth-; Albert Loug- Bowden, fifth; W. E. Tees, Tees, sixth. first. In the district exhibit competition Cochrane won .vfirst, and Sardston sec- ond. I TELEGRAPHERS" WILL HAV.E BETTER TERMS Toronto, July Grand Trunk Pacific Telegraphers won in-their fight for bettet .pay, better -.hours and -better conditions. of the conciliation, 'board now in "'the hands of the Labor at Ottawa, men. generally is favorable to the NEWFOUNDLAND'S. CASE BEFORE THE TRIBUNAL The Hague, July James Spearman Winter, ex-premier of New- foundland, today presented Newfound- made in the Bleriot monoplane, the machine in which De Lesseps crossed the English Channel. It did not ar- rive until Saturday morning, .tmt" the Count's mechanics had it ready', .by six o'clock.: Passing over the city at. feet the monoplane'. caused' unusual" scenes on the.'-streets. People left their houses, arge stores were emptied of custom- ers and _clerks, and street cars .stop- ed to letlpassengers have "a. .view i.the flying-Frenchman. The 'flight was not announced till a few: minutes efore. the 'Count started. Severs I auto: parties, including one '-with .his jrother, tried -to follow, but -they were .left "far. "in the rear, there was crowd of: nearly ten thousand :-6n" he field.and when De Lesseps.return- d and made a perfect oppo-: the' grand stand: he, received a remendous ovation, -while the band laved the" French, National. When De .Lesseps stepped out of his machine, Knabenschue, manager of lie Wright team, and one of ie picked him up .and' ca-r- "ed him .on their shoulders. Walter Brookens was.-., .in the '.air; aaking a high flight when De. Lesseps park, and when the .Am-" erican divi-ded with .him a; bouquet he .had from admirers. Instead pf being riv-- als the Frenchrhan; and, the 'American during the meet, have been''great ad- mirers of each other. Most of the machines were out of order orr Sunday was the poorest of the. week. OPPOSITE TO 4. MANITOBA. NOMINATIONS A. Douglas Feels QOULDTHRITE, whoie de- meht Printing Bureau led :to his suicide! SOOTH'AFRICA r. WiLLrCbNTRIBUTE Interview VvX- London, July 4. Having read m clipping giving a summary of V his al- leged interview at Montreal, Admiral Sir A. Douglas was .most indignant and said, "I did not make a speech of any description, neither I given any newspaper in Canada an. interview. The whole 'thing is i ab- surd, and I am very., indignant that remarks should be attributed to. me, which I nevnr "made. I did not go near the West i; my time was i spent Winnipeg, July tions for the provincial elec- tions next 'Monday, went off quietly here, there toeing no changes from anticipated can- udf-Jates. FATALITY (Special to tiie .Heraldjf ..tVEerhie, B.CV; Chris s dale, a. driver at Coal inine, was killed iaorjiing while making7 a His SJhead came in contact with a projecting; beam rand he was knocked off the; ;dinkey ;iiwl ran over by several cars: Death: must have, been instantaneous i V; was; eighteen years old 'and had. been Hh mier Botha in a'. speecJTat Walkerstrodm, de: fence of coasts-wss essential to South ;T2ie declara- tion is regarded as intima- the ..intention .of "the-., tinioa government; to. offer contribution.'to; the imperial between New York and Montreal. -The working, '.-th tinxe: Brandon- :mah named views expressed in the article are en-, tirely opposite to my views and :iny friends cannot wonder that I feel. perfectly indignant. Such attempts; to create bad! feeling absolutely. i twi Schultz escaped from; tKe asylum .this morning .from; .window.' He was'a violent lunatic had committed, tives of the; trainmen; dian Pacific understood- that thecmen KZSiJ.- :they are going RAIN FELL AT CARMANGAY June -sand of tornado-'velocity raced -noon and -for about-five min- .-..utes "it anything, .even "if one had been able, to open, the eyes.' -it was -followed toy thunder: storm f- and a; heavy 'downfall of rain "ground. A good -showers, like that will a very fair The weather is -far from settled and "doubt- less the next few .days will bring the welcome rain. DISTRICT COURT :'y In "the "District. Court this morning rWilliam; "yoling._Tnan.. _ who 1. '.t :t ;.age as 19; and; birth .place] WrftCS Afi U.S.'A., was 'sentenced to three months imprisonment with hard la-. bor, by His Honor "Judge .Carpenter, on the charge of shooting two., cows belonging to. Joe :a rancher of Chin Coulee. .The cowsV- the evi- dence showed, were not seriouslyi'.in- j ured although -they were filled witii- slugs: from a shot-gun. C. ..P. K. -C., crown, prosecutor, As to this, the represeiitatj the men: company negotiations- ithip the been'; "as :the, ageV The: conferences' will-' manner: on tte of; 'the-_: and the; -patience -latt'erl'-; That General Sir John-French, abd territdry -'irate ,'Avas represented the crown, and E. C, Me-" Kenzie "defended. The case of McEehzfe' vs.. Rooney, a mechanics- lien suit in regard to" electrical work carried, out- ia the resiaence" "oi "J B. Simmons Shepherd for plaintiff, and Smith. 'ahdj Cameron for defend- ant. The judge refused to allow the lien on the Storey but gavei judgment against Rooney 'with small who .command of ;the camp, w-ere pleased "with; the jwork-; of soon thej1: debt .costs. foHowing_ Cruickshanks EAGER MEN AND WOMEN Reno, Nevada, the Scene of the Big Fight, is Alive With Ex- cited Humanity Everything Ready for the Mill Due to Commence At 1.30 -7.--T.- V, you will: -be so good, as' the.officers -and ;men' of the.-unit under-j' succeed.-' your'-comm.and.--rmy. warmest.-thanks-'he: it; would '.mean.-; for their steadiness oh, parade and one of; them... would-be to excellent service 'even ing the .course of their first" annual (though i 'they knp w j return1 At the same jame'hd sent the or a cop7 of the following letter .'TWENTY-FIRST "ALBERTA which he had .received from Sir'John "Lake Louise Chalet, Canada, June 1910. My Dear am sending a: line to tell you how pleased' I was- Twenty- First who -have been camped on j Police Point near--the city for .-the past, two weeks 'broke camp today. The .regiment ias done remark- ably -well for the .short time they- have with mr visit- to Calgary to see jtoeen in .camp :and the regiment was lyour camp so clean .and well; laid j greatly-complimented by the inspect who in ;company with the DR. SUTHERLAND HAS PASSED AWAY Veteran Missionary Secretary of the Methodist Church Died in Toronto Toronto, July Dr. Alex. Su- missionary secretary of the Methodist Church in Canada, who had 'been suffering from ill health -for the last seven weeks, died yesterday af- ternoon in Toronto, aged 77. He is survived by -two'son-s and three daugh- ters, Hugh, of the editorial staff of the Philadelphia North American; take land's case -before, the .Fisheries Tri- (Frank; of the Mercantile Trust Co., of Hamilton; Mrs. H. W. McLean, of Cal- gary; Mrs. Stevenson, of Nashville, Tennessee, and Mrs. Shepard, of Lynn, bunal. The presentation -may several days. COSGRAVE BEATEN IN DIAMOND SCULLS on Page 6.) Henely. England, July the first heat of the Diamond Sculls to- day Cosgrave, of Toronto Argonauts, was beaten dergoing sentences for 56 days dss would be releas- while those 'undergoing longer sentences will be entitled to' a remis- sion of-one: half of the unexpired por- tiqn of their imprisonment. Pardon will also be extended to deserters and absentees from regular forces who are required, however, to report themselves in writing. Men who have been in a state of desertion for a per- iod over five years, or who are physic- ally unfit for service, will not be call- ed upon to "report for, service, but be given certificates! freeing them grants while they are still young. from future .service. Arena, East Reno, July is jinove at Rick's resort during the early ready for the 'big. .battle for the world's championship. Jim Jeffries and Jack Johnson surely will-face each other with tout a short delay after the announced time of 1-30 o'clock this afternoon in the ring in this place. Both men are in grand shape arid at this hour, noon, Pacific time, there is a -tremendous. throng at the 'arena pressing its way into the huge struc- ture. The seating arrangements are'only fairly good and there is confusion in getting the great number of spectators seated. But this was only to foe expected considering that the seating plans had been made for- the arena at San Francisco and had to be condensed to suit the small structure at this place. The fighters spent a feverish morn- ing. Both men were up early, and busied themselves after the careful fast with their final preparations for the ring. The actual packing of the pharaphernalia -was not undertaken at this time. Both fighters are to re- turn to their camps, one a glorious champion and the other humiliated in ..the dust of defeat Both are to leave Reno and its pleasant or unpleasant memories as the case -may be, behind tomorrow night, one for his home on the Pacific coast and the other for his new home in Chicago, where news j is wired here that a regimental -band morning. Johnson's face was marked by the first serious look it has since his arrival ihere. He moved about with -much excitement. All of the de- tails of the match were thoroughly rehearsed toy Manager Flanagan well in advance of the hour. Everyfbody connected with the camp" knew what to do" and did it without -further ado. There was; a tearful parting down town between Johnson and his wife. Chicago, July services were 'held yesterday morning and evening and this morning, "and other special services were held in four negro churches of Chicago to pray for the success of Joh-nson when he enters the ring to, fight Jeffries for the heavyweight championship. At Johnson's home his mother, three sisters, two brothers, -brother-in-law, nephew and niece, were waiting, hop- ing and praying today, and throughout the whole black .belt of Chicago there was one idea, one hope, one prayer, one topic of conversation, that "Little Artha" would "bring home the -ba- con." Johnson's family received the fol- lowing telegram from Reno: "Every- thing two days more, and I will be on my way home with the same title I came away Both Confident Arena, Reno, July fighters and a big parade of automobiles have were confident of victory today when arranged for his reception. cannot make a -finish of this "black man than it's not in one, that's all. I -will die fighting -to the last ounce if de- feat is to toe my portion." Said Johnson in his dressing room: "It will toe a hard -fight and a long one and will take at least twenty rounds. I will wear Jeffries down in that time. I fully toelieve he will then be J easy -to -beat I excel Mr. Jeffries in all points of the game." Billy Delaney, former manager of Jeffries, ibelieves Johnson will win without any trouble. Jeff's Complaint Jeffries is roaring ahont the ring. He does not like the present scheme of padding, claiming there is not "give" enough to it to suit him. The ring Jms psdding of Brussels carpet upside down and is considered saf and fast Berger brought word that Jeffries would not box unless the ring in changed, Reno is overrun with crowds and swell estimates of the crowd at the ringside to eighteen thousand. The number of colored sports is large. intense Heat at Reno Ringside Arena, Reno, July 4. At 1 o'clock the arena -was nearly filled. The heat was intense as the roid-day sun poured its rays into the crater- like structure. The odds are'titlll at 10 to 6. Johnson and his attendants started for the arena at- one o'clock out. The work of. the. Cavalry and Ar- tillery in "the; morning was most in-: teresting. I was much struck with the excellent. material of both men and horses. .The men rode wonderful- ly well and displayed much "dash and go." I feel siire they are a, very val- uable and useful force. I shall carry away many pleasant recollections .of Western Canada. Yours. sincerely, (Sgd.) J. D. P. French. MANITOBA CROPS GREATLY IMPROVED Brandon, July in the Sergt Conway, was. in camp' last T nesday and Thursday. strength is now' abouc-.-a fifty. Lt.-CoI, Sissons was in command of (the camp.' -RAIN IS NEEDED IN. PJNCHER CREEK DJSTRICT "Pincher Creok, July .cri-ticar, of the crops in -the district should dispense with.-the necessity of' any apology, for frequent references to tie weather. During the of Sunday ominous clouds swept the sky, tout only a very light shower of rain fell for a .few shortly after noon, that did not even dampen the sidewalks. In conversat'oTi city from the surrounding district say that the growing crops are making a prominent farmer from'SprfiigrJiidge wonderful progress during tue last j on Saturday, your few days as a result of the heavy rain pleased to in at the latter end of the week. In the that of Fistburn district the crops north and south district crops have! are not actually suffering, though rain almost regained all they had lost dur- j wonld indeed be a blessing. In some ing the period of drought. Damage j othsr districts he reported the grain from that cause was much .be actually ..burning- up. ties at time o-f writing are for more rain in the district. ed. BISHOP LEGAL AT ST. PATRICK'S John Taddo, ot Ignace, ra. contractor, charged with the attempt- ed murder of his young daughter's lover, was committed for trial at Kenora. they entered the arena -to -battle for in an automobile. Jeffries maintained his fierce and the heavyweight championship of the repulsive stolidity ,right up to the moment of entering the ring. His face got -tender and kindly only world. It is now apparent that the -promoters-will lose about The gate receipts are not expected to hTcame" of bidding j cover while the -men receive goodbye to his faithful little now almost on the verge of a nervous breakdown through the. frets and worries of the .months of training and as a result of her recent illness. There and the expenses are The moving pictures will make up the deficit The biggest bet registered was that of George Considine of New York, who placed at the aver- was almost a tearful parting. If Jim age price of 13 to 20, the best price made any promises to her, they were being 3 to 5. only whispered reiterations of what Said Jeffries in his dressing room: he has assured o? victory In the ipast "This is the finish of year's j ing for Johnson money. There was quiet confidence in every ipreparadon of the hardest kind. If I j (Continued on Page 6.) Women There Old fight attendants vowed tliat never -before lias a prize fight in this country had as many women spectat- ors as this. In addition to the 75 or 100 in the long 'booth on the right of the crater, every section was dotted with them, from the cheapest seats in -the upper tiers to places. Neither had arrived at the arena at 1.30 p.m.. Ringside betting favors Jeffries at 10 to Pool Seller Corbett walked about -the arena look- Bishop Legal, o! the diocese of -St. Albert, is on a pastoral visit to the parish of St. Patrick's (Roman Cath- Yesterday morning bo confirm- ed a class of fifty-five young people and to-night will be entertained at an informal reception by the congre- gation. This morning he was on a trip around the city in L. M. Johnstone's automobile, accompanied by Rev. Father Rosenthal, T. D. Ke- vin, F. A. Karl and others. LITHE BOW IS TO GET WATER Carmangay, June result of the deputation to Edmonton to se- cure a further flow of water into the Little Bow River has been mostjsat- j isfactory. A wire from Messrs." Jas, McNaughton and D, GK Shouldice states that "water will he turned in- to the Little Bow at' once." Within a few days the river will be full again, as there is an ample supply to be had at High River, its source. This prompt result of ah action taien by the Board -c! Trade'-is JUMPED HIS JOB Matt Burritt was this afternoon fined anrl costs by Inspector West, J.P., for deserting his employment with the A. R. I. Co. Matt hired out as a. section hand at Magrath, the A. R. I. Co. gave him a pass to that place which, he accepted. Ar- satisfactory and proves riving there he turned his nose up at the value of a the job and hiked elsewhere. Board. strong, ;