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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta i Hfe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethln-idge. Alberta. Thursday, July 18, Number 185 CLARESHOLM FARMERS ORGANIZE A PARTY A d o p ted a Progressive Platform and Will Ap- peal, to All Classes OFFICERS'ELECTED Will Call Convention to Nominate Candidate on Aug. s5th Claresholm, Jnh a meeting pile representatives from ilia "differ- ent local unions of tbe UFA held 'fin.-the parish haJlat'Claresholni .Wed- -aieadaj-, called to select a cadidale to constituency in the next election a new political party wig 01 7 and christened "The people's Independent 'Political Association of jthe Clarasholm Congtltuenc} A laige and rerresematne bodj of ifaimers weie In attendance, coming rfiom all this district with the jfull intention of nominating someone 'from among; themselves who would for the: principles embodied in fche platform which thej formulated r The first work on hand was thoi touch'.'organization, election of officers of convenors and raising [vt campaign was taken by Air. Mai- chow, who was unanimously chosen 'jl'or ihe position, and' the meeting w CASE AGAINST M. P.- P; WAS DISMISSED NO LIGHT ON GAMBLER'S DEATH Calgai luly IS C. M. O'Brieu, M." P.- P., and Wallace McGlaskoy, who were arrested for .impeding -traffic on Eighth avenue. Monday night, while Socialist meeting, w-are dismissed by Magistrate 'Sanders 'yesterday attemon on account of.- insuffi- cient evidence i- "OllCC NINE LOST IN ONE FAMILY OUT TO MISS- ING ONE OVERWHELMED BY FLOODS Jacobs Cieel, Pi Jul) 18 bc- ame known here today that nine been drow.nccl in Karren Run orr the larm of John neat herr, during storm I he dead John Raymond Mike RoimsKi, brother of Mrs Raj- motid Mrs. mother of Mrs! Raymond clufdren of Mr and Mrs. John. Raymond. During a storm which swept through tlin section Rannond went culled to order In a few well chos I from Ins house to the barn, located en "words-the-chairman explained the j in a ravine near Barren Run lie dlri [purposes of. the meeting and asked I not leturn and aflor two [that secietaij pro tern be appointed hours, the wife, her children and the pir C W Ahern was chosen and fill i the position The -question' '.of organization was retaken up and in an addiess by the chairman he stated that the organiza- tion must known, by aome name aside ('frcni the LTnired Fanners of AI as it was the intention that the sasooiatipu was to include the people (Continued on page members ;of became frightened and Kent in icarch of him As reached the raune a wall of v alet stt'ept upon them anu carried them away Raimond was safe In the harn and escaped -The bortj of the btolher "was morn- ing and is being made, for the others Head Demands a Complete In- vestigation New York, July the police continue to declare their corii fidonce that there would be a speedy solution of the problem of who slick and killed Herman Rosenthal the- 4 gambler, Tuesday morning, and what tbe motives 'were behind the murder, the net apparent results of the day's nativities on their .part was the. ap- prehension of" Bridgie Webber, an in-riuentlal east side sporting man, and his release on small 'bail after'lie had been questioned. The.tjuestlon of whether police ani- mosity over recent revelations of Rosenthal or gamblers vindictiveneBs from the same cause, inspired the murdeivis apparently so far as ever from _'being answered. After police commissioiiei Waldo had forwarded to district attorney Whitman a written request that the latter begin "A com ptete investigation" of ifcrtiferahlp fcetween gamblers and.the police.and that members of the force were guilty of instigating the ;mtirdeL of Rosenthal the district attorney, is- sued a statement declaring thai he hid charged thnt the police were.responsible for the Rosenthal death, but reiterated his criticism of policemen w ho w ere ueai at hand when the crime was committed to ob- tain eudcnce that would help the crime. A sensational story of the late afternoon was that a woman whose name wag not lerealed had gone before the grand Jury and tied that the gray automobile used In the murderers of Rosenthal in WL MACHINE PLACED IN PRESIDENT TAFTS OFFICE .----Prlneij thootmg under the direction of an instructor. BIGGEST AND BEST IN FAIR'S HISTORY Dastardly Attempt to Destroy White House is, Frustrated by Prompt Action of Secretary Who Tore'Burning Fuse Out Before it Reached the Dynamite LOMEST LINE IN THE WORLD That of the Canada West- ern Natural Gas Company BIG CONVENTION I Calgaiy, Alta, July seventeenth annual -convention of the Canadian Society of Domestic, feanitarj and Heat Ing Engineers, will oiien here today hundred delegateg from various parts of Canada are in attendance The ses sioQS will consume a In conversation7 .'with Mr. T...J. Dnscoll of the contracting firm of iDnscpll Connors, of Indianapolis, Indiana, who had the contract for thq the 'east ..ot. Itli'e.' Canadiaa Western Natural iLight, Heat Power Co 's sixteen inch gas line from Bow Island to Driscoll stales tnat (they completed then work on the mam line and now (their camps into I ethbridgc and commence immediately the work ot the city lines V large force 01 men will begin operations at once and within a lev weeks the citizens ol Lethbridge nil! he enjonng the Jicnefita and of natural ir> L J D The east division of the trunk Canadians are Bet- ter' Off There Than I in Canada i 4 Montreal, JuJj Henri Bour ataa has leturneH fo the addons' co1 unns Qf with an article which' strougly of annexation to States The aiticle is headed, "The indexation spectre and whv Fiencli Canadians no longer feai to the hotel Jletropole and tleemg from the scene of tbe cnine >had been seen standing from six to ten o'clock night m front ot the home of Police Lieutenmnt "-Charles Becker, who had bean, acouied lij Rosenthal of being in paftnenhip with him in the gambling business It was said, hotievei, that Becker tre .quently used a car similar to the'one employed by the party of murderers Othei statements disci editing "the story, were made. ' In possession of informal said deputy police commission lierty last night, "that the used bj the murdereig lett the Wai ington square sarage, where it was: kept, at 11 o'clock on the night of the murder and returned at 2 20 am Assemblvman Aaron J Levy, coun sel for Louis Llbby and W If Snap iro, the owners of the automobili used in the shooting told last nigh a startling story He said the pns oners had related to him regarding the pait they plajed m the affair Thej declared according to Levy that Jack Rose, a former partner o Rosenthal, who aftemards quarrelled with him, was the Juan who hired the Libby car on the night of the shoot- Managcr McNicol Optim- istic About This Year's Exhibition LeFhbrldge Annual Exhibition which will be held at Hendeison Paik fiom AUg 19th to 21th promises to outdo all former fairs ever held in this city. J w McNicol, 'he cneig etic manager returned this morning from Winnipeg where he succeeded in making arrangementEr with tho C P R for a between heie and the fairgrounds Ulr. saje that Tie expects seveial care of exhibits this peopleTrtiom he hag never seen liefoj e. The space in the main buiklinps is being taken up rapidly and it might be a local merchants would attend to then needs Inthla line wlfh PEOPLE TO PUT UP THE MONEY TO EXHIBIT FOR THE'.DRY-FARMING CON- GRESS, Chai, II Hotchliss, chief publicity commissioner foi the prounce, has just completed his oi the south- western states He has ret-entlj Mt 'Icxas and gone thiough New Mexico now en route to Denver, where he is arrive lon-orrowj. in thpie he will go Falls, and will UkeU arrnc in Lethbridge n the earrfr part of next week Mt, j llotchkiss writes fiom San Antonio Jiab he has met with (the greatest oi ess in hit, tidtcls and that place he has usiicdjhe talk oi the Jiilj IS -An nlterapt saved was made on the life 'of." President; Taft vestai daj w hen someone went to the White.House with'an-infernal machine addresser! to the- chief I lad the machine evploded er> one from the secretaij to the presid- ent would have been killed As it was Shennan Allen, the assistant sac- retarj, was hurt though but Me received a burn on the hand when smothered tlie burning, fuse..which him when he opened the box containing the machine. Secret service men were promptlj notified of tbe affan and the machine as tinned to them nation. AVhen. they ,had finished .hev repented that the machine1 con amed pounds of hjgbly exploshe dvnaimte powerful enough to have destroyed the executive offices There was little cLance Qf suth an attempt on the hie of Ihe cghief ecutne being foi President Taft uexei opens am. of his mall or express packages, eterv Icftei or par eel passing through the, hatids''of'on6 or two secretaries. Allen found the package containing the inferna.1 machine, on his desk when he leached the Vfhity House this moi ning he open ed it and saw a burning fuse he was yuick to .ict, smcthering the fuse, with his bare' he recened a slight bum, _hut he. his life and. the lives of .hlf fejlow workers. Was Hushed Up The matter hushed- lip; only a few persons knowing- an> thing v about it The secret seruce will at once begin an investigation with. n uew to finding; out who tent the machine. This IB not the first time an lias been made on the life of PresuWf Taft by means or an internal machine, if but it is the fwst time one has come so near to" -exploding; in the executive office lust how the infeuuil machine i cached tha desk of Assistant Secre tarj Allen nhoie duij it is to open all nnil has not ft been determined All that Mr Allen knows is that lie found the small, neat looking package ad- dressed to the piesident of the Un- ited States on his desk, that he never foi a moment thought of the poesi _, billtj that thei e was anything wrong f w ith il and that he opened, it as he" does all other mail f After removing the outer wrapper, Mr Vllen found a small box with'a. sliding cove i This he pushed baek4 onlj to reveal a fuse hadthecn ignited the movoment of the cover Instantly he grasped the fuse and jerked it out, at the same tune smoth- ering; the fire win his hand lie jused to discuss with most of sons v, horn, he saw yesterday t thja suhject of the accident J s- ing (Continued on page 8 BOURASSA HINTS AT ANNEXATION TO U. S. which coders a distance of cighty-j Hhrse miles ironi the Island Monarch, was tested a gas pressure of 3fi3 pounds and not a xinclc leak was m the cn- iirc line, there being no defects what- ever m material or workmanship flhii is the most phenomenal lest that was ever'known in the histoij fti pipe line construction and'is, no doubt due largely to {he foresight? of tlie Gas company in purchasing the fon best material obtainable, and in having IhoWighlv compeient con 11 actors m charge of the construc- tion work. The, pipe in the ground at a depth of thirt} eight inches' arid monster weru nsrri in digging the trench These ma- chines, which ;are now in the vards? nf the Lethbridge; Iron Works, being overhauled, will be used on Ihe citj and on Ihe blanch line running 1o Hojal View. Thfse machines arc the latest iifodcls, and arc cap able of digging a thirty-six dilch at the iate of ten fcrl tor be juet as secure under rhe nation AS they are in Can- ada today. The Nationalist-leader declares tha in the-past French stren 'uouslj opposed annexa lion, but thej ire, beginning to doubt thp utilitv of their efforts, teeking it1 any gratitude on of their English, speaking compatriots, romnlitinlng nf (ho use.'of tho "Frendh tongue Par! inent, the courts of law and elsowherc, "Mr Bquraesi inpllob to the claim that once abborbed In Ihe American union dioastet would come to the Trench ton nc'li to i hollo faith This idea is he saje, being constant ARE RAILWAYS BEHIND BRITAIN weakcllcd ot mmutr On the work of the mam Aa fnp aBks line they made (lie ncord ,Viiici, what diffcience is there to the of digging eighlv-thrcr uulcb of ditch advantage of lioman Catholic between davs. (the constitution and.-the laws.of Ens. on ]i.igc (Continued on U. S. SENATOR SAYS BIG .CQRPOR- AT1ONS INSTIGATED THE PANAMA OBJECTIONS Washington, Julv 17 SenatOL 0 Gorman, of charged in the senate today that railroad ".-'.fa- ience, was behind Great Britain's' irolesl, against the bill and hp jo-nicd with Senator Lodge in-declaring thai the rUniteii States possessed lull rights undei the lUitish trcat> to gne free pass age siiips of American register Hoth Mr. LocigR and Mr. O'Oorman drclnred Mils nalion was no! boun'l bv tbe treatj to out further delay The mentES to the exhibition plant this 3 ear inline neighborhood of OOQ While in Winnipeg Mi Nicol also made airangemeuts for an excsl j lent program of grandstand attrac tions One of the acts which cieared people seems to be wliolh the greatest furore at the Winnipeg fan will he seen heie As the ent Ties' :do not close for .some three weeks jet it is impossible at this time to state ihe extent'of. 'them. Live stock men nsuallj wait uutil the minute before sending m their ent- ries. Will Street Care Run7 The directors of the fair are in CREWS KiSTARTED WORK? hopes that the street railway will be operation to the crowds w-hicli will assmedb be in this ciU during iair week Tbe stieet could not begin opera- tion at d hettei time and the fat re oeipts which would flow Into the chic treasuij would make the citj fathei's bsoms swell with pride Here a great opportunity awaiting the street'-railway authorities and it is to'pe.hpped they will Jeave no stone unturned to the cars running to and Ibo grounds during fair week ARE TACKLING BIG PROBLEMS concerning the Dry Farming Congress to 'be held here in October: Commissioner of Vgriciillure F R KOHL, of ib to or- gani7c a special evlnhit fiom his state by popular subscription, owing lo the ract that theie has been no pppLonnation made for this The state will also be represented here .hv several piomment officials arc untiring in their efforts m boosting the greatest congress.' The governor of Ci tw, has also pionnsed ins did in sending delegates here ith an evhibit of class James U llic nor of Id.ilio, who is taking a keen- interest m the woifc. of the congicss, i has uidiciicd his intention of, be- ing here in OclobcL Jlotclikjsj. has btcn he has me1 the greilest success, li f1 Ins firni bfhei thai Lethhririge nexl Oetobei Mill see one of gatherings in ths oi the ircseni to do honor to tlie Interna-1 tiona! V arming orgress of TALK FIGHT AT ORANGE GRAND LODGE HUDSONS BAY unpeg, Jul} Scott, acting chairman, and S. Gooduve, members of the Do- minion-Railway commission, .opened la .session in the city hall I this-afternoon. The piatters schedul- ed "for investigation and considera- tion, .aside from the big question of ;____.... traflic rates, west of Port ttanama Canal j vtlhur, which has been ined for to morrowv-include u general inquiry in- to Ihe'tolls of telegraph companies. TO RED RIVER Home Rule Talk is Warr to Arms CANAL SCHEME OUTLINED BY GEORGE MENT AID PLEDGED Winnipeg, July waterway extending from Ihe Hudson's. Bay .on D Qn R MahHoba, the nortli. to .the headwaters of. the London, Jul} The conference of the Imperial' Orange Council opened here Jast night tome delegates in- cluding a number of overseas reptejen- Red ou_, tlie tatues amoigst whom were Frederick Dane, Ont and Lieut Col, Scott This to be pait of a of 1450 from the Hudson g country to> ;Poit Esbingtou on the Pacific connecting Edmonton with Lac BIche.Vort McMuriai based il G H Neville, CE, chief engm-T eei foi the company, winch is finaV ced hi a Butlsh ejudicate and "cap at has everv portion of the proposed ioutat and is fully satisfied upon the eering problems presented in con-J sstruction ajstem The route bus described in the charter giantetl jy the Dominion government, gues bulling powers amounting to NO.OOO a mile From a point, at or near 'Fort1 Churchill or Foi t Nelson on. the Hud- son's Baj, thence westerlv to" a point the north side of Wollaston, m the province of Saskatchewan, thence' westerly to, a iioint at or near south shoie of Lake Athabascal m he province of Alberta, thence west- erly and north of tho Peace Rner jIocK, thence Boulhwesterlj bv the learest possible loute through, the lockj Mountains to a point on the Pacific coast at or near Port Lssmg- on nt or near, the Portland canal, and rom a point on the near he crossing, of ,the.-Athabasca-River, u the province.of -Alberta.1 southerly o'a point at or near P1ort hence southerly to a point, at or near, Biche, thence by tbe ..most route lo the city oi EdmoU' ton." (Coiiui'incd on page Grand President.' acknowledged the welcome as an Irishman and Ulster man. He could iissnrc thorn that the WHAT ABOUT THIS JOB Ottaw-fi. July (s rumored to-. d'iy Hint upon tlie retur i of Hon pr. linpt'ilnl inochc senotan >of state, next week, Cor the past .two. years haa been In j Orangemen did not rnoaii to have charge OF bridge conutructlon and re- on the Dominion Atlantic rail way, it grade separation for the Canadian Pacific railway at Toronto, Home Rule (loud Thoy bad not (he -Intention.ot submitt- ing to It. He wan Satisfied when the tlinu the preBunt ,day iConlmucd on 8j. ie will mtiko the appointment "i it E. Cook ns assistant'King's pi'iiit- ei The public service commission., had advised the re-instatcment of. Mr, Cook, who JdUmisJied Chariot Murphy and it isu said the only wiy such re-instatement made will he by creating a 'pM'K tion x t ;