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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald s Volume V. Alberta., Tuesday, July 1012 Number FAMOUS AVIATOR KILLED BY BUFFALO Latham Loses His Life in Congo Jungle Purig, PJuly Latham, fanious 'A'nglo-French 'airman and one of, the of, heavier than air avlitoig was killed liy a buf falo vesterday during a- hunt in the French congo The goVernor' general of .France Africa Maiyihall Heiin jj-Marlln, In telegiaphlng the news to to-the .minister of the colonies ,JB Latham TV as out with a number the forest when shot and wounded a buffalo which immedi I jately charged and gored and trampled .'him to deajh Hubeit Latham vsho was the first I aviator .to make any notable'flights ten a monoplane, tne Antionette" ac quired fame; as a very young man. In Februarj 1105, xoiupanj with his cousin, JaccjuesT Faure, he made J jlballpon triii-.acrdsB the.English chan- nel from the frvstal Pal ace, London, to tho gates, of Paris in WENT OUT. IN NOT SEEN SINCE houri 1 On Julj IS, hp made to cross the cnannel In" monoplane which was a most daring feat at that time." He, fell the sea" to hit motot breaking; down'and on his second attempt in the same month, a snnihr fate him Latham was also" renowned for a daring, He was a splendid shot and in 1105 elephant hunting hi the Soudan, In 1906 ...he ,a trip, from Khar- toum to -Vbj ssinia, then passed through British. East Africa and visit- led India and French. Indo China On Ms last and final hunting trip lie left. Bordeaux-' on December '29, last year, for thef Congo, taking his monoplane and big game outfit La 1ham was J9 >ears of age, having been boui in Paris In of English pai enti fn October, 1910, Latham armed'in New YorK, Jrom Europe, with the French team which was to take part. 3n aviation -meet at Belmont Parli, he was placed fourth in the in ternationaf fl-viatlon race He latsY to where he made several flights and won "H 500 m Thence he went to San Fran Cisco and Los Angeles, making flights At both places and narrowly escaped death on two occasions while flying "From-the west coast he sailed for the Orient; and made tour im Asia. Winnipeg: July Hi Robert Currie, a young-man of Win- ntpeg, canoeing'? Sunday "'morn- ing was blown ..put Winnipeg and has not yet been :heard 'of. He lose and loft the camp vvheie he has been during tho. last at 8.30 the morning 'to. take'-back a canoo which had been rented Hating told this to his friend. 13. Norton, he went out and. has net been: seen since, n is known that he could' not swim nor handle u canoe. CONTRACT LET FOR GAS PIPE LINE SEVERE .STORM AT OTTAWA Ottawa, July bj a fcigh wind and tei riffle downpour of rain electrical storm that tthe city in some jean, swept War tie capital tonight a-nd in its hut mad career effectually de oralized the service of ib fta Electric railway brought pole vires down, extinguished up a number of telegraph wire jind put the telephone service out o (commission WORK WILL BE COMMENCED. IM- MEDIATELY OF THE CITY The contract, for .the gas pipe line and connections in Ihis'.'cf ty was I let this morning by Vice-president Bain, of the Western "Natural Gab Co to Messis Bristol! A, Twenty miles of pipe vuli fte Kiid the proper and Inem will be Jive miles oi branch line from .the'.con- ncction at Rov al icw, Speaking to a representative of the Herald this morning Mr Bain stated that work would commenced: at- ohcc.Vi'.ani: that the citizens would be able to use the gas hi the middle of feep- icmber In the piping 'Operations it only, necessary to go to a depth oi ,hrec feet or a trifle more The pipes will he laid DON'T WANT DENY .STORY TAX TAKEN OFF Dock Laborers at Liver pool Go on Strike-New Insurance Act London, July first day, o the national insurance act has lice inaiuspicious. One thousand dock lab orers in Liverpool and twenty thous :nil .nt .Birkcnhcad have gone strike refusing to have the tax .dc ducted from their pay .Shipping al the two ports is ur turally at a standstill and 'indie, lions ure thai Ihc deadlock-will con Unite until a better arrangement is 1, sch em that of a clearing house by which the, men deposi the anil the control 6L this work vull be in the hanils of the citj en gineer according to the" terms of the franchise U the present tune Idige of pipe ib being held in readiness at ihc north side of the Ninth street bridge. Ihe inauguration of the gab citi is an- other step in the right t duection if one gather from 6i opin- ion the streets todau MINISTER ELECTED Quebec lul> lo Yccordmg- to ad vices deceived heie tonight Ifon T Caron, of 4gi luilture, the only provincial minister Defeated fin the lasi general elections was today elected in the Magdalene Islands bj 191 votes i here are A numbei oi polls be1 is expected that the minister" been returned; their tards at tht clearing house aiii the contributions pajable under the act In the linus emplovin- thcm are duly apportioned tlieie, trc men receiving their wages n..nus the deduction at. the. clearing house. Out siiie the big centres first the employ- er of a casual worker usually pays the required contribution and the men prefer this to going to a. clearing house. Employees are favor OL the clearing house scheme and-threatened a general lockout uri less the men compij therewith In London, too, the act is necting with opposition A was burned in oil yesterday afternoon amid the acclamations of thousands as a protest. H is.estimated that, a million and a half stamps veie licked m London and that bv tonight four million will be licked. This coincides with the hottest ilaj in the jcar, the mercury yesterday reaching-88 in the shade ttnd 132 in the sun with no re lief ni sight Would be humorists are drawing atvcntion to tiie two sets ot facts and making obvious sug- gestions. David LlouI-Gcorgc, chancellor n, the exchequer, was a witii'ss in the Lambeth police ton it against Clias Giav, the man who'at- tacked "Mi Liovii-Gcorge at dav meeting jn Kensington theatre i Satiurtay. i The chancellor testified .Griw RAISE WAGE OF DOCKERS Montreal, Que, Jnl; bi, [dock strike which "was threatenei here been averted by the Dam inion trantpons laising th ges of niost'.'pf the (Uncontented freight TOLEDO HAS STORM TOO ore'lost hv breaking fron ft heir moorings: and .thousands of dpi Qira north of damaged pesnlt of the wind Storm of cyclonic furj'r which .swept orer. northwestern and out over iake yester DUKE NADE A LIFE MEMBER CANADIAN OLUB VISIT OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS TO WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Man, Julj 16-f( Ln Ited in A bnited Empire" ivas the Keynote oi the banquet ?n today by the local Canadian club do the Duke of Connaughfc when amid ttinch enthusiasm his Royal Highness s made R hfc member Tomorrow .the Vicc-Iloyat" party returncri to the cast. This IK Citircns' Da) ,it the Exhibi- tion with a public half hoHrfaj and a ght has followed the plc which this morning threatened to usually proves the big fate of ifcc fur. SAILOR STRUCK TRAIN Hullfai-, N.( July, Browq, ;i Mllor on the H.M.G.3. Nlobo billed Kr an I C n engine -this ark to go on the cruiser in the fvllwuy dock. Tcfleld. -Vita Tnh C "Morrison, a farmer of this district who was so fearfulh mangled in the jaws of a stallion last week-has-died from md a hag of flour in Ins hanc'c-> wnen ic rushed behind thc.scenes to call icoundrel." caught the witness bv the coat and threw him to the floor Air IJovd George said he intervened prevent speciatois from manhandling Grav The prisonei w.u> sentenced to two months' hard labor. Witnesses 'Declare They the Powers at Ottawa '101 onto, Out, Julv go nig to Ottawa I told b a partv, don't leuH'mber "whether it was Di Beattie Xesbitt, '-ivir. Lindsay, Mr lowh oi Mr Stratfon, that 1 had be take with me to give _ W R, Traveib, at tl ,ast sitting of the Fi-unjeib' bank e quirj. At the resumed sifting todaj th 'our men mentlone% called -be Instigation of Ml Peter Rjan, speak a.s to their 'alleged convers tions with W R Travers and one an all denied that made sue suggestions jf Iso piogress tow aid clea ng up the the chec vhich.T-ravers aw-o're had been left a .he, Jtussel'house, Ottawa, in an ei :elope..: addressed to Peter Ryan, a the suggestion that th els> would havQ to be gieased Ottawa 1n certificate fo he hank Jtr Rjan stand to repea his denials knowledge of th iheque and to, explain that he ieen-m the day onl> to a end an auction sale of timber ALTA. ft P. P. BEHIND THE IMPORTING, A TtQT OF CEMENT Ottawa, 15 J- ifie tempordry'cut m cemen s relief to vhe co tha t nsum the racis are contradicted In June, oi 1 iiiipoctaiioi cemcrtt over wen ot quitfe hanels, in Juqe 012, exceeded bands The increase in importations thu. as heen barrels or 208 ipcr cut the barrels of reased en eicd the provinces GRAIN GROWERS INDORSE PURCHASE Of Elevators From the Government of Manitoba Winnipeg, Man 7ulj ntereat raeot :ng of the Manitoba Grain Gialn Co, here and it is, antici Mtod that this marketing oiganiyalion if weBteni Canadian farmers will lorse the offer'understood to have neon nade bj its execntne to the Afanitoba to lease the system ot in ernal which the provincial has been operating two ears In connection vth this scheme, the Grain fiiovicrs Co, is taking otej the ig terminal "J3 at i'ort lam trom the Canadun Pacific Rail ay nnrt James Alaaftie, an official of he GiamiGlowers is oh the sup rintending the t'lansfer and mil prob blj letnain as inanagerc Thli cle atoi will be considerahlj improved While no statement of the action ot he annual meeting is yet forthcoming hero seems little'doiihf that'the.'deal go thiongh Tlic Trlbtrne states hat the Manitoba has halt highei ofrei foi the elevator ayatem lit considers It Jn the, f tiio raimcis to dealXft their Representatives ot the 'Saskatche- an Grain Growers and nited IMrmeis ot Albeita aie present L the'meeting. Nmeterti belonging fcCoy, Mailoc township, ne y lightning undei a trie. Killed KILLM Guelph, Julj W Better son, a farmei In ing OT concession 7, Peel nas struck bj lightning and m- stantlj killed this evening Serloui damage to crops bj ulnds and.ram is reported. DIVIDED INTO EQUAL SHARES JAMES O'BORNE LEFT HIS E8-' TATE TO WIDOW AND THE r CHILDREN Toronto, Itilj n-11 of the late lames O'Borne, ,long anperin tndent Canadian PacificVln Toronto and foi the last veai super- intendent at Vancouver, was probated today. He left Edith O'Borne, the widon, (HO sons, A Ross and Hillard O'Borne of' Toronto-and Vancouver, and four daughters, Alma, Roberta, Roda Anna, and Sdlth of. Montreal, will share 'equally receiving each i POISONING WAS FATAL Gouiwall, Ont Julv fingei with a" needle ith nhich she was sewing, Afrs Cor elf us Barnes of Racket Kiver, NY wnnt out and plant-ad some flowers iu Hei fmgei was pols oned, and vv hen hei condition got serious, she was brought to the gen eral hospital, whore she died this LIGHTNING STOPPED NIAGARA POWER Toronto..July" the fifth ime in eleven days, Toronto's street' and hundreds of industries de- on ttie Niagara, sup, tiled by the electric development coni- iftny were tied up this [me for three hours. The usual o.v- iree, lightning between Toronto and was advanced. >There was 10 itorm in Toronto The oify'g Charlie O'Brien, the Soc- ialist, Arrested in (.Special. to-The' Herald) Calgary. -to the doors of the city prison by ft crowd of nearly two thousand! M. tiie provincial parliament from the Rocky Mountain constituency, and '-William G. McCloa- kcj, a were locked up last .night after been arrested for haranguing'crowds ;oif-the street on Socialism. '-They'were released at midnight on f20; ball each. the -street will be the specific charge tho men will answer to. According to the police, the ers had collected: such a crowd and the congestion .had great that traffic in the of Eighth; and Flist street J practicalh at a standstill Mcfntofch ordered the speak- ARRANGING FOR THE DUKE'S VISIT WANT WARD AS LEADER IN AUSTRALIA Sydney, July Liberal Iiartj of the rommoiiuedlth pailla- tnent has Joseph Ward, ex-premier of Zealand with a view to presiding in Australia and IdtdliiK the Liberal inrl; tlicie Should .loscpl) accept It is belicml the commonwealth naval policy be .iHered and th tt Australian V.AT- sbips would he placed under, the dir- ect control of the British admiralty as in the case o[ New Zealand. N. Y. GAMBLER IS SHOT ON STREET FAMOUS AS MAN. WHO CHARGED GRAFT AGAINST POLICE OF- FICIALS hil} Ros- ithai, a g.'iiibleL whose charges of sraft ofliculs oi the tsevv York police depaitmcnt inauguiatctl a thorough into tlic work- ers to desist and thej lefused ings of the deputmcnl, shot and Auditors started when the killed tins morning; at Hrd St al- policeman interfered. Both speak- jtosfc jn front of the Hotel, Hctrppble. ers maintained the} were within the Hoscnthal was standing on the side- law and proceeded to continue Me Intoeh promptly'led'both away to jail. Neither O'Brien nor McCloskey gave any resistance'as led a'way up to thc UIrb Onc of nlcn followed by a masb of jeering veiling nied alelj jun pcd out and walking men time lost in booking to Hosenthal, a mohri. the pusoueis, and within a few mm hreri Rosenthal died insfca-.lh utes thev both behind the bais I His assailant icplacedMiii. in Socialist immetliatelv liia pocket, turned and re en- tar containing men drove set about raising ball, but it was near ly midnight' before Colonel Sanders could be located to fix-the-amounts, Thej ivere m-jail four houis Labor Troubles Dying Calgan s IdbCT trouble seems to be dying a lingering death Tlw -dii ferences have-not been settled, but many ot the men aie back to woik both the' laboring men affected the builders dou'L appear to be ticulirly w oi ned 'about the ultj mate outcome Work, on, the. new .school buildings1 at a standstill, on account of labor disputes aie not enough stonecutters in Cal giiry according to the Builders' EN change to handle all k now m progress The stone cutteis sometime ago pia-cticailj left their side of the dieuute with the itonemasonai.aud although the trouble las not: been permanently most men'affected have gone jack to "work pending developments i The carpenters and Builders' change are still at outs over the 55 cent minimum scale Question, but here are few idle carpenters and the onh of competent men are at woik gettingJlie wage scale sought (Continued" on 8) tered ilic Automobile quicVH awaj without being made uhich sped ariv arrests _ gambling house and two ago plieil for two for lead ing members oi the police depart- ment, charging oppression drt.lai.ius Umif Licui-t ClTas T3rcckerv head of the Strong stjiad of the police w a" silent partner laliiishment -5 MAY BE SENATOR Ivtindon, large number of prominent Cousei in Lon are anxious that lha vacant sen- atoiship, caused bj the death of Sen atoi Wilson should be filled T'lJ Smillman, one of ihc citj s foremost citizens ami .financiers: LUMBER MAN'DEAD Ottawa, .Inly ed tonight at bis summer residence At Gadneau ViIlSj Que, Jchn Gilmour, president of the well-known lumbei firm.of Gilmour Co. TREATY SAFEGUARDS BRITISH SHIPPING M i 1 itary Secretary Con-' 7. fers With Representa- tive Citizens f Ueut. Col, Ijovvther, military the governor jn the clt> this moinlng to meet the mavor and discuss details for visit of his Hoj-il Highnebs the Duke .of Connaught on Oct. 7. and 8. K 3 The major called in Piesident Gun-, ningham of the board of trade, John.' T Bump of the Drv Kami ing congresi, Pred W Downer, chairman of the' hoard of control of thc congress, 9- joi Stewart of the batlerj, and Sen- .0.101 De A ebci and it was decided while due honor should be shown'the distinguished theie would be no attempt it, there Is hope of getting It R H "to oiten the Diy Farming congiess a- week "or two later. H R IT mil have been on the two months travelling bj ti.uu 'and It was thought that he would appre elate not being Kept on too gieat a whirl He "will arrive, about seven on the evening of tho and be met at the station by a civic com v mittee and citizens whei: of welcome will be presented His Rojal Highness will replj and that will end the functions, for the day rojal train will then be paikedv just west of Henderson park j the special trains at the do farming' congress will be 'Stationed The citj will have the water and sewer1 and electric light out bj that time -and ample provision will be made police protection to sec thai UieTeJvVlH f be no annovance qr interruption of any kind. On the 8th the public functions will1 not s_tart much b-e'oie noon ITRU 'hat, asked foi few of (jiiiet and lest and it is also hit> custom dally to go for a walk In the ronntiy foi a few miles It theretore be full> 11 o'clock before, an> public function is started There wjlljbe of the Veterans, high school cadets and jthe hoy 5 scouta His Rojal' HigunebB made a special request tha't the scOuts gnd cadets parade v I1 The 2oth field batteiy will also in line and After inspection ill, AH f out and fire a iojal balute The arrangements for the afternoon are left to a. committee and It Is 1> that some function will be- _, ed foi which "will numbei ot the "public as large to ENGINEER LOST :HIS LIFE St lolln X B, JulJ the citj late tonight of an ac dent on the CPR rfl Grind Falls Which William1 Weeks, the engin. ol a southboipid fieight tr.iil st' his life. GENERAL RESCINDS ORDER TO DESTROY PECULIAR CONDUCT OF MEXICAN OFFER TOWARDS A BRITISH COMPANY Juarez, "Mexico, 'July-" Pnscual Jr., within 24 hours hud ordei'eo" (he. Mexican Northwestern rail-road, destroyed be- tvveen Pearson and Madera, 207, :iiillcs south, west of hererbut the order has been rescinded. The lailroad Is owned In the Pear- son interests, Hrltiah "corporation which likewise owns the Madera Lum her Co, nearlv. all of ihe emplojes however, more than 500 arc Americans It is slid officials did not wish to ask the Brfttsh government to make representations foi protection for ite the propertv is British (he em ployea are Americans. For the Pear- son, officials other hand fo order an. of "their employc-es would meairfo leave the propertj and supplies mercy o-r the, rebels who already have looted, tho .Madera company's, sto.rehouae of .several thou- sand dollnrs's worth of goods, Panama CanahDisciissed in British House of Commons London lulj a uew, to pi eventing attempts at premature and preventive discussion of the Pauanm canal question, Joseph King, the Lih cral member of North Somerset got up m the HouSjC of Commons this afieinoon. to ask the sct.ret.iij of state foi foreign 'v hethei fuendly are bclag uuule to the United Slates gov eminent with the aim ot scctning gen orous treatment foi suclf British shin- ilng as shall pass through the Pan ima canal.' Gre> the of state foi foreign a'fairg in replfv mere- y (touted Article III Paragraph 1, of he Hay-Pauncelote (rpflty fM t "1 canal shall be (ice and open to the vessels of commeice and if ot all nations ol-aonlng these rules on tcims of entire so Imt, there shall discrimination against any such nutlon '.or-Hn citi- Kens or auhjects in rcapeet. con- dition or chnrgoa of'tradlc or other wise. Such conditions and'.charges of trafllc shall be jiwt and equilnbfe' Sir Edward added, "As it appear ed to Ills Majestj's government, that some of (he provisions of the before the United States senate, would bo consistoat with of the treaty, it IK thotight rlghj. to point governor genet al as possible iTheie 1 will also be some sort of a social tiou at which the Duchess naught and the Princess Patricia be the centre of attiartion. The detnils will be latei, main idea- of the colonel s- visit being lo geneial outlines and particulai ly to decide on the time to be givjin bj H B If foi the Various functions -t It is expected that the city tilv decora'ed and that lellingb he suitably emhellisli So ns to have the citj looking ifsv ijest "Mavoi Hatch prob-' ably pioelalm a civic holidav This afternron flavor Hatch took Col toi an auto trip aljout the citj, being accompanied by W ;A Buchanan M P and Alayor Adams, the Colonel left at 1 10 fci Macleod DROWNED IN THE RHINE Cologne Geirnanj, Julv few- si than 20 persons beeu ihowneA, during the pasUUo davs m the Rhine t below thifa city while bathing The deaths aie attributed to FAVOR HOLDING AN INVESTIGATION out objections fc tho govern- ment of1 the States in order that-they may he. taken Into the bill IK imdor iCITYYC'OUNClL DISCUSSING :TICI8MS; MADE .BY ALD. ADAMS. IN THE HERALD Ihc citv (ouncil was m SPSSIOII this aficrnoonj Imt ounmg to the major bung engaged with t ol l.owthcr, unlitarv sLcretarj to thc Gomnor- Gcncral, tlic mectin.c was late starling.; When the Herald went, to picss.thc council was dis'cussing thc In Aid published in the Ilernld rcecnllv, that tlic civic administration .wouUi stand There seemed to bo a desire for an investigation, but Mav 01 Hatch thought a specific chirge slioiilti he rrailc Tie ouestmn wax under discussion as the-''-Herald went to press. Aid. Arlams related how .the inter- view (amp to he published and said nasmich as it had cieated suspicion, n the public mind it Mould be better lo hohl in investigation and latisfj thc ratepavprs I hat the council be afraid oi. ;