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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Altm.. Moiiitiiy, -July 24, Number 187 MINERS RAP BOY SCOUT SCHEME "Pious Fraud" They Say Drilling Youths to be "Flunkeys" A NIGHTMARE OF INTRIGUE SAY IT IS INFAMY Denounced as Tending to Foster Spirit bf Militar- ism in Youths Butte'Mont Mil) 8 session: of .the-Western Federation of 'Miners''the following resolution pre- sented Frank Currau- oC Untie .Miners' awoptwt. 'Resolved-Ihftl -we condemn in the strongest norms .the so-called "Boy Scout- as a mere pious f Jwiileh' the youths of the na- tion arc being drjlled into principles of slavish obedience to superiors he- ll ttlng flunkeys but unbefit lint American and Into a spirit'of militarism'.'which tends to Rheum Julj 1 lie flag of Jlolummcd Vh HIL deposed Stit I in Hies at uhue the people have declared in his favor. The opposition to him flias developed ainong the Turk tribesmen on whose support he relied. Some of the. tribes urc beginning to show hostility lo Mm. The Haktiris, the great tribe of Central Persia, have' remained loyal to the Constitution. London, Kng., -Inly The. Teher- an correspondent to the Times say's: 1 Hie situation here seems to ho m0ht 'nait of ntngue I he mtiona! [council seems incapable of ridding it- self of the. premier, although he is un- iversally suspected of trp'ason. GffTED SINGER FOR LETHBRIDGE Wesley Church Engages Toronto Man as Choir Leader A decided acquisition-will-he' made to the musical talent of Lolliuridgo, when Mr. Khynd Jauiicson, of Toron- to irrnct> io tip his dutit" of incite; and: .foster the .willingness to j jeader for Wesley church. Mr. Jarnieson is one of the most popular shoot; maim' and murder their fellow men at the'behest'of the master class under cover of_a .corrupted spirit of Bo-called .patriotism' 'Wo denounce the principles of tho boy scout movement as wholly falla-j clous, unsocial and undemocratic i brand the movement itself as capitalistic infauiv his as Itn objective'the rearing of boys who in the coming'years .will be the. supple .slaves 'and willing hirelings of the capitalistic clans to murder the men .widows-and the children of the working, class who shall be strug Kling 'for.-economic freedom. And we warn all-members of this organization, j ,n Toronto is the wiir coi genei UIj agniiibt musical centre of Canada 4S one .01. the foremost baiitoncs m Canada Ho baritone soloists in..Toronto and is in great .demand, both in the city and province, Besides being a suc- cessful teacher of vocal music in Tor- to he is.soloist and. assistant choir- nmlcr m the Paikdile Methodist chnrcb, and. has previously been solo- ist in other leading chiirchfJ in Tor- onto. hen member of the L iiy church choir committee is m or- oritd .completing derangements with Mr. -Jamieson, -arciul in- ind found that he is PLAIN TALK FROM THE FRENCH Remarks "About Morocco Have Their Humorous too Paris, July Although the Mor- occan situ lion is grncU the j'CiRL of I uiopL I i ince is curv- ing on diplomatic relations .with sonic show of humor which however docs not detract from, the stern titti- eude of (he government. Parisians are being regaled with some of the alleged silly conversations tlie statesmen. One of tlicsc remarks- Is said 1o have heen made Wednesday hy the French ambassador to Spain lo the Spanish, minister of foreign af- fairs. When (he latter assured his. caller that' the Spanish soldiers in who arrested the French consular agent acted without author- ity from superiors, the French- man rclotled, "I am instructed hy my government to tint if arc unable to control the actions of your troops .we will gladly, send a few regiments lo assist The threat' contained in these words was not lost on Spain, which has tender- ed every possible excuse. Other sides i of diplonmtio reports have occurred n the course of the France-German negotiations. When Foreign Minister Kiderk'ii Waechtcr informed .Jules Cam bun. the French ambassador to Germany of the extent of Germany's claims' in Africa which are regarded here as preposterous, Hi. Cambon's instant retort is said to have been "I dirt not, know -tliat it was a ques of Germany returning Alsace and Lorraine to Tuincc thus mtitmting that- nothing less than the release of the two provinces taken from France JOHN American Financier, who is. very ill In France DEATH LIST IS NOW SEVENTY organ-lea lion Aid Button The committee on 'strike's and lock- outs created a decided.stir in the con- vention by reportingJn cen- suring the; executive board ;of the American'Federation of Labor for re J using so it Is reported to extend aid to the girl button workers of .Mnes- catine, Iowa. The committee express- ed the opinion that owing to drafts on its finances In its oftn 3111 isdi the Western Federation could not give the button workers any aid. I his .convention is wasting about uorlh of time in debating this question declared SecioUrj Ernest Mills Before that much moie time Is wasted :I move'that we extend our sympathy'and best wishes for success to our sisters In trouble and accom pany the message with a check for The motion Mas 24 D Me Pheisoii AI P P of Toronto was elect ed rieputj grind master of the Mason ic Grand--Lodge, with a of 297 of a-ll is gifted with a magnificent of excpisite tone quality uluch he uses lie is noted is an in- terpreter of songs and sings with ex- pression and clear enunciation, Mr. tJaniicson is a Scotchman from Clydcbank, but has been in Toronto for twelve years. During this tinve he has devoted himself .to studying and teaching It is Mr. Jamieson's intention to teach in Lethbridge, and bis reputation as a teacher in Toronto will undoubtedly attract a 1 irgt class lor him TV uill spend a day each week -in Calgary, where 'a number of former .Toronto friends already have secured a class for him at tho end of the d- justifv the German in tin, Prei ch Congo the lielgian Congo, and part, of Morocco'. remark of M. Pcs- minister of foreign Similar was the elves, the French affairs, to Baron .Von Sclioeh, German ambassatior at the weekly- diplomatic reception in Pins Wed nesday. Ii ill the powers signiton' to the tienU of wen, as exacting as Germany the entire French colonial possessions would not; DC enough to satisfy them, While England's indignation at .the German demands is increasing Prance remains calm, assured of the sbliditiy ;iiLi Entente cordiale. Porcupine, July first .atesome, finds were reported today bv tile scarchers'-.whcn the. bodies of Nelson Peterson -.and an unidentified nun supposed to be Hos quibt found a milt south of foosc I ikt m Shaw hail scattered the remains over a large area of ground and proper burial was iilmost infpossiblc. Two deaths were report cd to tlie committee from New IAS kciu'd Hospital, and 'the list now stands at 10. Several carloads provisions arriving during the day anil the camp is now well supplied Those who employ-help have also re- ceived a good supply of provisions Ihc first work of the camp is road- building and construction of houses. Within a week abnormal conditions will prevail FRENCHMAN IS IN THE IEAD In Great Aviation Race for the Daily Mail j Prize i July I Verdiues, the French aviator in VERY ROUGH ON LAKE SUPERIOR Port Arthur, July C. P. It. steamer Assinlboine and' tho Northern Navigation arrived this morning. They report one of the roughest trips ever experienced on Lake Superior. After a 1'Ino trip out from the Soo they ran Into a heavy storm about 11 o'clock and from then till a.m. both boats pitch- ed and tossed very heavily. All pas- sengers and the crew were tumble to rest, many being very sick. Every- thing movable on board had to be tied G.IP. TO DAKOTA RATTLESNAKE SOLE OCCUPANT At the Centre of.' Population sf United States Blomington Ind Tuh 91 the tangled underbrush on the farm ol William LT Hosier eight miles north east of here the exact centre of the population of the United'tntcs was lo- eaed late today, but (be only inhabit- ant of the Immediate neighborhood found was a large rattlesnake, which slid. out.of the bushes and was kill- ed by one of the'party of Professor W. A. Cogshall of Indiana University who discovered the spot. The 'spot will bo distinguished by a.tablet. Professor CogshnllUocate'd the "hub of.the country" by finding the longi- tude by observation of the start last night and the latitude by the f today. PROHIBITIONISTS WIN TEXAS Dallas, re ceived by the. 'News .up to 2 o'clock this (Sunday) morning, show a. total of -voles for anti-prohibition for prohibition, a majority of 631 for the anti-prohibitionists in the election yesterday, Returns from all the larger towns are in, und as the rural districts, from many of which returns are not yet arc against fchc saloon it seems safe prediction at this lime that the state has gone d The expected heavy anti-prohibition rote In fhe'citiea and larger towns did not materialize and several towns counted gave "dry" majorities San Antonio "save sn anti-prohibition majority -of, only S.OOO; Paris county of which, Houston is the seat, Talhs J and finuit county of which WorUi is t'iic county seal, only 300 The wag said, re- ceived heavy majorities''. in North Texas. The panhandle and-wcst Tex- as gave evoi) larger.majorities to pro- hibition Mian did. north Texas, and northeast -Teiis1, The anti-prohibitionists got their In south Texas, and in counties they were smaller than bad been expected. SILVEftTON OLD TIMER .BURNED TO DEATH Nelson.-July fatality occurred at Sljverton this morning. Donald Sinclair, old timer of Stiver- ton, was burned1 to death in a-fire by which his cabin and contents wcro totally destroyed! MAY GO WEST LINE The Change Route of Line to the (Special to the Edmonton, -July matter of the Canadian Northern and Grand Trunk Pac fie Hys. from Calgary south is causing the provincial government lot of thinking. The C.N.H; .line is supposed to run between the prcs- C.P.H. line and tlie proposed Cr. T.P, route. Now the towns of ''High Hiver, Clarnsholm, and Nanlon'- are objecting to being passed up by the O.N'.n., and say the roads .should either run thKough them or go far enoucl! away so l-hsU- the new centres it created not hurt them. reply of the (J.X.R. is that they can- not, go further east, for there they would strike the O. T. I'. Calgary- Letbriridgc line. will move if the G.T.I1, says the U.N.K., but it is pointed out that this would bring the latter inio the C.P.R. Kipp line. is now said that To Meet the Crotby Line of the Great Northern Minneapolis J Hil! chairman of the bodd of dnectois of Great .Nortbern railway, ex- pressed great satisfaction when he was informed that the Canadian reci- procity pact lias been passed by the senate Alt ueus on the subject are lie said. "I have.repeat- ed them time and time again; I have favored the passage of the agreement and I. am glad that it now only lacks tiie. president's signature.'1 The pass- ing of the agreement will have, an im- portant bearing on the activities of the.railroads in the northwest. Sev- eral important projects have been held in abeyance, it IB said, pending a decision on the pact. It is expected that some of tlie lines in North Dako- ta will be extended to the wheat fields of the Canadian northwest, ll Jiaa been reported that the Grand Trunk Pacific will extend its branch lines from Rcgina to meet the Cros- 'by line of the Great Northern in North Dakota. RUN OVER BY ST. CAR Fatal Accident at Dead, Husband Not Likely to Live Montreal, July Hormand- is Peladeiiu, Colonial avenue, lies dead -at the morgue while her husi band is in a critical condition at tho Royal Victoria Hospital as the result! of a street car accident at. the corner of Jl'archmont avenue and Queen Mary's- Road today. Tho couple were walking up Marchmont avenue [down. Both boats weathered the gala monoplane, maintains the lead In the I in fine shape and arrived but little circuit of. Great Britain's aviation race behind schedule time, for the Daily Mail's prixe. He cover- ed the distance of 3-13 miles from Lon- don to Edinburgh Ibis morning in less than six hours actual flying time, followed Verdlnes closely, still experiencing bad luck and held up-at Hendon awaiting ar- rival of- a new propeller. A great crowd assembled, at the areodome at four o'clock 'this morning to witness- the get away on the sec- ond stage from Hendon to Edinburgh with intermediate stop at Harrogate and Newcastle. Through the mis- takes of the. timekeeper, Beaumont ,who should have started second, got away first, Verdines after a few excit- ed gestures1 sailed away a few sec- onds later. Thousands of spectators .witnessed- the two airmen, speed a- cross the aerodome at such a pace that .they were soon lost to sight. Beaumont who was flying higher than his opponent, was quickly over- taken and when Harrogate, 1S2 miles from Hendon. was readied, Verdi no hud gained. another few minutes. The who was making the bid for the prize against the Frenchman was third., to.' arrive at Harrogate. -He won the prize of silver plate of- fered for -the first Englishman to tbir-stase (hpt-iin Cody alsb'reac'hed Harrogate. Of "the thir- i teen others who competed the first br'ofven for a cool July from Brooklands to Headon Sat- urday C C Patterson in a Graham White. Biplane and Lieut. Renolds, re- tired and K. B. Audeman withdrew after making three .false starts at -Hendoiuand the rest either failed to. TOO MUCH RAIN AT BRANDON Farmers Fear Crop May be Affected by Rust- Need Warm Days CANADIAN'S WINNINGS AT BISLEY Bowmanville Man Makes Second Best Per- formance WHAT MEN GOT The Canadiarf'-Caclets In- spected by Lord Kitchener Bialey Camp, tfiily Pri- vate Clifford, Kings prize man ;for 911, the second best ..performance of Canadian at Bislcy this summer, was that of Lieut. F. H. Morris; Bow- nanville, Ontario, who 'won the ter-: fire aggregate with 135, bus carrying off the Challenge tro- phy and Brandon, Man., July r'c-j Scores in the Burns, Pedestrian, vailing cool and unsettled weather with frequent rains, is far from fav- orable for the growing crops and for last week farmers have heen anxious- ly lookin. Secretary of War and Vantage, all, count in tlhis aggregate. Morris Eliot with a Lee-Bnfield. Private Clifford, 39th with 124, wins Lieut A. W. Blackburn, 30th, score 122, wins: Staff Sergt. Freebqrn CBS, 121, for a change; bringing real j Lieut. F II Moriis ulso shot into which is now needed [or second place foi the service rifle ag- summer beat At the (bey say there will be'a danger of rust, if this weather continues, but there are as yet no rust indications. Wherever tho crops are well advanc- ed as they arc at the Experimental Farm thtj cm stand the deli) cius ed bv the weather, but whore the crop.1; are late the conditions arc not as good. Showers have been very fre- quent throughout this district during; thij hbt iucntj four hours ind ib would seem that all records will be get. away, or .declined .before fi C JI DIcKson came down three miles south of Harrogate a.nd smashed his machine which probably has put him of the nee others but, will continue Official times between Hendon and Harrogate were 3 hours and 3 minutes, 4 secon'ds; Beaumont 4 hours 7' in inutos 54 seconds, Valen- tino -I hours, 30 onds. TO START NEW LINE THIS YEAR Construction of C. P. R. Line prom Calgary to Medicine Hat If: ,lm question of moving the C.N.R, vest of the C. K., has. been con- sidered. ACQUITTED OF ARSON CHARGE London, .Inly the assixe ourt Saturday, James O'Brien, slew- d on (.lie Dominion liner, Canada, vas ar.nuilted of a charge of arson as tho result of setting fire the boar during the recent srikc t Liyvruool. Calgary, July 24. The Southern Alberta Land Co. has received assur- ance, from Sir William Whyte that, the U.P.R. will this year'start construc- tion on the'railway line from Medi- and at Queen .Mary's Road stopped I cine Hal lo Calgary, which the government lo let an east bound car pass. Thcjl Pany bad intended building. On Icar- m eilsL to Iook Ollt the Hat the lino will not go up Ibe hill, but will follow the river for Brandon 34 very chill, (hmp Sunday oc casioncd some ftir tliat if it cleared there would be frp_st.__-It was for from fiost is point touched at the experimental farm was 47. This morning tbero is i cleir the .sun shines brightly, but the air is coo ind i high mud is blowing poor indications they say of the sum- mer beat that is needed to ripen the well-filled grain "ff the clfange comes within a said a big grain grower this morning ill will be well Hid the country will show that it can with- stand a cold July if it is followed by a warm August. There has been such a prolonged spell of magnificent filling weather tliat the sample this year-should be gregata, winning the siher jewel Pri- vate Clifford was fifth; Freeborn 34th and Sergt. Martin, Calgary, 39th; each winning a bronze jewel. For'the-Wantage, eight shots at 200 yards, rapid fire, F. H. Morris 34th, winning For the Pedestrian, Sergt. Davidson, Winnipeg, 25th; Lieut. Clark, Winnipeg, 41st; .Lieut. the best years. the country has-had in HARVESTERS FOR MANITOBA Toronto, July have been completed .with the Canad- ian Pacific railway company by Hon. Robert Rogers to ihandle nil the farm laborers when they present1 themselv- es for transportation to ;the .-'West at the special rates adopted before the regular excursion season'1 begins.' Hon. Mr. Rogers said had now high hopes of'obtaining the 000 men required for tlie Manitoba harvest, in the east. HC'twas not do- Blackburn, 48th and Private, Clifford fioth. Each won The Association Cup, open only to members of the.N..R. A.f ten shots at if 00 won by Private .Ward; late ot The a tformer King1! prize man Sergt Instr Bayles was 6th; Lance Corp) Iramoi, 18th ao4 F H Morris.25Lh, each winning In another-attempt, JP li Morals, 41st, won aiid Sergt Russell 47th, won each. Lieut Morris, 59th, Lieut. WQU. The s'even shots-at'800 yards, was won by Col. Cowan; R.-.E, Bayles 12tL, winning The best eight shots at 200 yards, firing, was won bj Major Lamb, A. R. A.; F. H. Morris 4th, winning 2. and Private Clifford wini ng For tho Winchester Challenge Cup, Lieut. Mortimer waa third, winning the rifle In the Reserved Ptizee for Martin'a Challenge C.up 'for highest aggregate in the first stages of the King's prize and St. George's vase, Lieut burn was-Soh, Sergt. Carraichael- 9lst and Sergt. Davidson 98th, each-'win- ning In the Secretary of State for Wai, eight shots at-500. yards, rapid, Tiring, Lieut. Newton, of the Hon. Artillery company and Trooper Uglow. of: the Devon Yeomanry, tied for first place. Of the Canadians Sergt. Martin 6th, and F. H. Morris-7th, each won Lord Kitchener inspected the Can- adian Cadets Rifle team on Sntuiday and presented the special prizes dp- jnated by Col.-Barlow. Both their Australian icon feres under Cap- tain1 Hill cheered bis Lordship On Wednesday to Aldorshoc for the two divisions .under General Smith iJornen and State Of- ficer, detailed to 'explain the move- ments of troops. hurried on, failing to notice a rapidly approaching west bound car and were literally under the wheels be- fifty thence striking across fore.the motorman could see 'through the land company's The woman was hurled 100 feet, her skull being fractured. The man picked up 100 feet away in an uncon- scious state with both legs broken and one side of his face smashed to a pulp. There is little hope for his recovery. NEW C. P, R. STEAMER ON KOOTENAY LAKES Nelson, B. C., July The big C. P.H. steamer "Uonnington" which cost and which launched at the Nakuep shipyards on May '2, has now commenced her ser- vice on the .Arrow lake route. The new boat. IK a four-decker .carries 500 (10 Opassenpers nnd is the biggest thing on the- lakes. A sister boat Is planned for Kootenay hike nnd will duo course be laid down at the Nelson yards. irrigated belt and joining the; line somewhere near Calgary. BERRIES HIGH IN ALASKA Home Grown Cost a Box of 16 In Fairbanks Seattle, July special from Fairbanks says: For two weeks some in Fairbanks have been enjoying home grown ber- ries the first selling at a box of If! berries but the price baa now dropped !o a box. The berries are grown by John Sclmrle a local gardener who has spent. In Im at different times and in bis attempts to acclimate tho vines; Bach year ho has susalncd a heavy loss through the freezing up and dry- ing out. of the vines during ihe win- ing much to bring moil- from England, but. be was the agents "of various for bands. EDMpNTON CHILD DROWNED Edmonton, July' 'playing on a log in the Saskatchewan river near his- home at 120 River near low level bridge, last night about three-year old Arthur Mori- of Mr. and fllra. Monsercy fell into the water and wag drowned. JUDGES FOR LETHBRIDGE FAIR iMr.'A. W. Mclntyre, the well known Ontario "expert, will judge the catle, sheep and swine. Prof. Bufftim, of Wyoming has been secured for the Grains and Grasses. Prof. is one of the best known judges in these classes in the West- ern States, and his services are in. general demand at all large Fairs, He has acted as judge at tho State Fairs in Colorado, Wyoming, and other West- ern States, for a number of years. Ha has acted for the International Dry Farming Congress and Exhibition and was one of the judges at the recent World's Fair, known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, which was held at St. Louis. With such judges as these it is an assured fact that the best animal or Mr. W. J. Stark, secretary of the {article will be placed first and t.he Toronto Horse Show, well known as (directors nre to be congratulated on in expert judge, will have charge of j tho success of their efforts Tbero is little that helps to keep up tho reputation of an exhibition as much as thu obtaining of high class competent, impartial judges nnd Ihe director.1} of the-Lethbridge Exhibition have been making great efforts-'to se- cure such. That they have been very success- ful in this is evidenced by the follow- ng list of judges: For Percherons, Belgians and Suf- 'olk Horses, Mr. Wayne Dinsmoro, of Uliicago, secretary of the American Pore-heron and one of the jest known experts on Percherons in America, has been secured. Clydes and Shires will be judged-by Nell Smith, of Ontario, a well mown Canadian tho Hcht hone classes, 'Shis assured, ;