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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta TAKEN LetAbridge, Alberto. Friday, July 29.1910. Spies Told of Plot to Ruin Eucharistic Congress Montreal, July startling evidence was heard 'this afternoon by the' committee of aldermen who were appointed, by the city council to in- vestigate the truth of a plot organ- ized by the Free Masons, of this city to ruin the Eucharistic Congress which meets there-in September. Ac- cording to the evidence the lodge room was tapped and witnesses swore as to what, was said and done. C. A. "Mellette, one being sworn, declared that he was present at' a meeting of the Emancipation Lodge the night of, Feb. 11, last. Some thirty of the were' Amongst Questions taken up and; discussed .was "the Eucharistic "Congress AT member opened up on the matter Of the plot by stating that he plan whereby the whole Eucharistic 'congress" could" be destroy ed'and turntd into a huge scamiai. The rplah of campaign was simply that as there were to be thousands of priests im the city, in attendance aij DECLARATION OATH PASSED COMMITTEE London, July Jtiie 'Commons today the govern- ment's new form of the King's declaration oath was adopted in the committee of the whole without a division. V BASSANO WOMAN TAKES HER OWN LIFE Medicine Hat, July wife of C. Leonard, of Bassano, poisoned herself yesterday while temporarily deranged and died after fifteen hours of fearful -agony. She took four tab- lets seven grains of rosive sublimate used powder. A family of children survive. cor- as bed bug four small C P. R. CASES BEFORE THE COUNCIL Leave to Intervene in Alberta Cases Is Granted -London, July the Privy NOMINATED DEAD MAN FOR OFFICE the SASKATOON DID ITSELF PROUD Gave Reception on His lArmal Saskatoon, July Wilfrid Laurier made a triumphal entry into A_------__ AU ucuuamHj n t j. the congress and as local ?S, _eVemnS and receiv- tions proper housing of such a large number of ecclesiastics would be limited, it would be an mat- ter to inveigle several of the priests to a house, of ill repute under -the guise of directing them to respectable boarding-houses; Photographers could be secured so that when the clergy- Council today in the action of Attorney-General of the Province o" Alberta versus 'the C. P. R. case as to ,whether. certain lands in the occu- pation of the. respondents are liaoie to taxation tinder the local improi-- ment ordinance of the Northwest Territories and the local improvement act of Al'berta leave to. intervene in the appeal was allowed. In the King vg C. P. R. to intervene, the appeal was allowed, Beltou, Tex., July dead man was nominated to A office to-day.-fcy the Siere. T He is James Mitchell, who wag killed yesterday morning by Henry Gentry, a negro, 'who was 'burned to dearth last night -by a mob. Mitchell, a rh constable; was slain toy Gent-' ry, when he attempted to ar- rest the negro. Mitchell'was a candidate for re-election, at, today's primaries witfhout and to-day, as r the ashes of .the negro -were .being blown streets, the Dem- ocrats went -to ;the -polls and voted for the dead mart. T FORMER led a great. welcome from the city. men were placed unwarily in com- promising position they would be snapped and damaging evidence thus obtained. All members present seem- pressed by the thought that where a city of people exist today there was nothing but a wide prairie ed enthusiastic over the" project, but- j is Fran% objected and termed J He was met at the railway station by the mayor and pivic authorities. Blended military, the mounted police, the" decorations and the vast crowd made -an impressive occasion. Accustomed as the premier is to vast-crowds and hearty recep- tions, he must have been greatly im- MEDICINE .HAT POLICEMAN IS DEAD Medicine Hat, July death occurred this morning of Vincent Min- izewsky at iiis farm a few miles out of tfce The cause of death was pneumonia. Mr. Minizewsfcy; was a native of. Poland-and was one 6t ibe pioneer residents of Medicine Hat. For some years he was in' charge of the ferry which, operated between Police -Point- and Medicine Hat when theibarraeks were occupied- :Laterhe was a member of the city police force and for the-past few years he has conducted a dairy farm. -He." .had many friends in the city! who will ex- tend sympathy to the widow and fam- ily. CM1AN1STHE one justice. :It has spjnt civic decorations alone zens are> putting so much enthusiasm into, the event that it will be mem- orable in the history of this city As soon as: Sir- Wilfrid arriYed he .through the whole, plan as fraugh't with dan- ger to all .the members, of the lodge if' it. was. once discovered. Specific mention :was made 'of Gr-and" Champs, the inspector of .police, who was to' see that the offenders were arrested. rrnwrt ,n After some discussion a t Center of city where named to look into the project U' to receive, the said committee composed read o1. Mayor Hopkins and it expressed the feelings of .esteem and love of the people of this new city for Canada's SPLENDID HORSE IS COMI'NG TO THE FAIR A. 'MacKenzie writes from Cal- to -Secretary McNicol of. the Ag- 'Society that 'he is 'bringing e thoroughbred stallion "Gay Boy" :to the fair. "Gay.Boy" is a stake winner of and is.-the speciman of a thorough- bred in Canada. He ias.taken first -for'the last four years at the Calgary Horse Show. POLITICAL PLAN Has Not Built a Main Lme to .Montreal, .July Mack- enzie announced yesterday probably the first time for publication that the.Canadian Northerly, wanted t0 ;et possession of tile Tirtercoldnial RyJ from Monacal jbo Halifax, and Syd- ney. and a half years, -Mr. Mackenzie said, "The Canadian Nor- hern has done nothing m the way of Constructing a during hat time they had built no less than .200 miles of To olicy of keeping well along, was due the success at- tending, the Canadian Northern as freight: carriers on the plains and from: Lake Superior westward. Being for Ireland and Scotland-Im- perial ParFt. London, July 29.-Home rule for treland, and Scotland as well, and an Imperial parliament with tives from all our colonies is the last and most important step in Eng- and's progressive political program. [t is also said that the powers of the louse of Lords will ;ioe curtailed and hat other vital matters concerning he budget and have been definitely agreed upon by the leaders of. both, parties, it-is stated, .who ave been in conference since it met. j Premier Asquith intends to make the announcement regarding the -re- suit of this secret conference and. it is generally admitted by those: who took part, "thatat will be one of the most important, atterances ever made Minister. In fact, the matters agreed upon are of so very high, importance that entire secrecy could not be maintained and the capi- tal to-night is eagerly discussing the T FELL 440 JPEET. A MOTOR AND KILLED July motor at Mother Lode .mine, Nelson Hang, fell one hundred and forty feet and died instantly. OFSTRIKE CHARGED WITH UTTERING A FORGED CHEQUE. L. D. Hawley, of Altarado post of- fice, near yesterday after noon committed, for trial .by Supt J 0. Wilson, J. p., at Barracks on the charge of forging and uttering a for ?500 .by filling up for that amount a .blank cheque signed toy C E. Hollihan, also of Altarado. W C lyes, of Ives Ball, prosecuted, and Mr Poabsfc, of PoaDst Dunwoody, de fended. this lines progressive measures agreed upon: It is known that the conference, reached an agreement curtailing the veto power Of the Lords. But when the leaders of the great parties met and began to discuss the affairs of the Government they went beyond the matter of veto. According to this information it was decided to place Ireland.and Irish affairs under control of a grand committee, that Ireland would have Hoine Rule in. fact, but not in name and instead of being separate from the British VISITED SCENES OFREBELUON Sir Wilfrid Uiirilr at aod Duck IIU Warman, July Wil- frid Laurier the scene of the so Messrs. Grandchamp, Larose, A. Beauchemin and Franca. t j Under cross-exanranation the wit- ness stated that he was present in a room whence he heard the conversa- tion, he with three companions, had rented the room underneath the lodge had rigged up a contrivance by tear- ing down part of the ceiling and in- greatest statesman. EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES AGAIN BEAVER CREEK MAN HAD LEG BROKEN Pincher Creek, July Hamil- of Beaver Creek, was thrown ton stalling certain acoustic apparatus from his horse Wednesday evening, whereby all that went on in the! sustaining a .broken leg. He is -being lodge-room could be heard. With him j to here. on the night in question were Dr. J. C, Bourguignon _ and V. El Beaupre, Mr. Beaupre forwarded in a substan- tiation of 'every detail of the testi- mony of the former witness. The witness, was the one who brought out that the- emancipationists were fully A. R, I. ENGINE IN DITCH AT RAYMOND The engine of A. -R. I. train No. 3 G. McNab-b. engineer, was :badly ditched near the sugar north of Raymond, at ten- j itt aware .that. in the startling affair! -thirty this -morning-. The service of they did not have the sympathy of the wrecking train and a large -an- the English 'Masons. of men were asked for and BIG FIRE BURNED MOST OF DRISCOLL, N.D. Bismark. ,N. D., July to- j day did damage to the amount of in the village of Driscoll, Tie west side of the village was wiped j out. There is no fighting apparatus and the buildings on'the east side of the track caught "fire several times but the flames were extinguished be- fore they gained much headway. some who suspect the fire started intentionallv. SERVE WRIT ON W. R. CLARKE Edmonton; July Alberta and Great Waterways matter was again brought before the public yes- terday when George B. At the Trades and Labor Council meeting last night an affiliated union composed of over two hundred mem- ibers registered a kick and asked for action to be taken by the council in connection with the methods of some employment agencies in the city. Sev- eral instances were cited of the way these businesses were being conduct- ed and the remark made recently in the police Inspector 'West J.P-, to one of-these men. namely "that he was sailing pretty close to the -wag considered to hit the mark pretty closely in regard to all of them. Tiie-Trades and Labor Coun- cil means to take action of some kind and it was even suggested that j the city council be asked TO revoke all the employment agency" licenses, but other counsels prevailed and a strong committee composed of the executive and the legislative commit- tee was appointed which will go f ully into the matter on Sunday and report at the next meeting. asked what -his company intended do- ing in east, Mr. :Mackenzie said, "We want the. Intercolonial which will be the natural extension of the Canadian Northern from iere to the Atlantic seaboard." j "Are you not afraid that some fellows will get it away from you the president was asked; "There's not the _ slightest danger of he said. Empire, would be more closely weld- ed to it.. This same plan, it was" agreed, could be extended to Scotr- The ..next; conference agreed -upon the necessity for an imperial embracing and link-ing all parts, of the British Empire and form ing a united''states of Great Britain. many sanguinary; .battles -during the 1885 rebellion this afternoon.wken he visited (Duck Lake.and Rosthern.' The Premier addressed the crowd, from the rear of his special trainl name of feig he .said, -memoraible in our history, it con- nected with the unfortunate rebellion wnich at one time created a great emotion in Canada. This crowd is a living witness that .of those of. an unpleasant Position Given Off ici- ally.- Charges are Denied byjMen Toronto, July 28.-A long signed statement of the position of the G-rand Trunk strikers was given out tonight by A. B. Garretson, president ofthe Order of Railway Conductors, and W.-G. of ihe Bro- therhood of-Railway Trainmen. It declares .that sixty railroads erving .the territory east of Chicago asked to give tandard wages, the Grand Trunk was >he only one..to refuse.. Referring to, the charge of Uiand Trunk officials strike leaders imbue the ,men ideas company js manned DV American -officials. Only 82 trains ran ov8rjthe1 entire1 Grand Trunk system and emp- ty freight trains are running south of the local yards as a bluff -urther says any .reasonable, toner- able settlement, of -the d, Acuities would be welcomed by the men this has been made apparent nit Mr. Hays, but to .the Minister of tabor. BIG EXCURSION TO CROW'S NEST VATICAN AND SPAIN BREAK Paris, July special to the Temps from Madrid says the Spanish Government has now received from the Vatican a categorical refusal to, proceed with negotiations for the re-ISS'which he had' for vision of the concordant? unless the decree which authorized non-religious licitor for Alfred Hawes, in the ac- tion of the latter against the Alberta and Great Waterways, asked permis- sion to serve a writ on W. R.- Clarke president of the company, who is saic to be in Winnipeg. The permission was granted by Mr. Justice Harvey in supreme court chambers. It will be remembered that Hen- wood was acting for Hawes at the time the latter tried to get the gov- ernment, the railway and J, K. Cornwall, M.L.A., to buy certain pa- CANADIANS TO ARREST CRIPPEN Does Not Know He Is Spot- To-day at Rimouski Quebec, July arrest Of Dr. Crippen is to be made by the Cana- "ian officials. Inspector Dow, of Scotland Yard, will play the part of assistant, his principal service being he identification of the prisoner.., Will Be Rushed Back ge peo1 About six hundred Lethforid Pie to be augmented .by two or tlxree hundred from points further west, left in eight coaches this morning on the 'Wesley church Sunday school excur- sion to Crow's Nest Lake, at the sum- mit of the iRockies, one hundred miles west of the city. The special train which left a few minutes after seven o'clock was in charge of Conductor Breckenridge and was due "to arrive I ciiaracter, youjare happy to live as BrttisKSiu'bJects and loval citizens bearing allegiance to. His Majesty King George." At another, point, the Premier re- marked in reference to! the rebellion: "It "has .been said, happy is the peo- ple who have no history. Unfortun- ately .the-page of our country is-dark- ened hy the perhaps not without excuse and not without cause and had the authorities been more careful this Woodshed would have been .avoided, 'but let us pass re- crimination over the past. On the contrary, let me rejoice with you in that these unfortunate events' have now disappeared and we'are now a happy people." At Duck. Lake, Sir Wilfrid-.shook hands with a party of Indians who tougit in the rebellion, and at one station an admiring old lady went up to -Mm and kissed his' hand. DR. McCAUGHAN IS MUCH WEAKER TODAY Belfast, July W. J. Mc- is much weaker today. His The -body of Miss Gertrude Luke, who was drowned on June 30, ihas been found at Oshaw-a. 000, and that if they did not do this the papers would be given to the in- surgents. The offer was refused, and societies to display insignia for pub- at the opening of the commission, Mr. lie worship is withdrawn. The cor- j solicitor for the Waterways, colics f o jas resolved not to yield this point and will advise King Alfonso to re- call the Spanish ambassador to the Vatican and'suspend diplomatic rela- tions with its Holy'See. Pretender's Call i 1, July call to arias has I prove, that there were no grounds for this proposition. When this came out it was generai- RESOLUTION ON DECEAUX CASE agreed among -the legal lights at that the commission and elsewhese Hawes. would blackmail have to start suit in of the inference of agamst royalty, because.of the break ibetween the country An first move the, legislature was hottest, and- their production was thought to eminent. The only matter of any importance before the weekly meeting of the Trades and Labor Council last even- ing was the passage of a strong reso- lution endorsing the resolution recent- y passed by the Letb-bridge local. United Mine Workers, condemning the action of the public prosecutor vrank for incarcerating Deceaux, the "rank miner, on the charge of mur- dering a fellow worker when the cor- oner's .inquest exon- erated him. The resolution will be extensively subscribed to and then forwarded to the Attorney General, and a copy of it handed to the press.' Donald McNab, ex'-M. P. p., was ac- corded a seat on the council as a dele- gate from the Miners' union. A com- munication was received from Aid. Frayne of the city council relative to The use of printed voters' lists in civic elections. It was referred to he legislative committee. London, July Crippen is to fie rushed back here to be tried for the murder of his wife. The police say they have a complete case. The prisoner and Inspector' Dow leave Quebec next Thursday for Liverpool. The case is regarded as a striking ex- ample of the value of wireless tele- in police cases. Reporters on The Scene _ Rimouski, July newspa-i per men from Toronto, New York an-d London arrived here this morning. Rimouski has only one wire and that belongs to the govern- ment. Correspondents are anticipat- at Crow's Nest at about eleven o'clock periods of consciousness are fewer, and he does not take nourishment well. Tiie condition of his wife is again at IS o'clock, and reach- Ing Lethbridge shortly after 22 o'clock. THREE GIRLS DROWNED Pierre, S. D., July reach- ed here to-day that Misses Blanche'At- wood, Etta Aldrich and Sadie Turner, were drowned 'by a well of water which swept down Cheyenne river on Saturday from a cloud burst farther up the stream. The victims, members of a picnic party, were fording the iver at the time in an open carriage. Frank Wagner, the driver, escaped .by clinging to the lines. He was pulled out of the flood by the team. improving. STRIKE RIOTS IN COLUMBUS the Company's cuit re- jectfon of .Mackenzie .King's offer, the. statement says is impossible to be- lieve the company could ever again approach the Dominion with a re- quest for either a loan or for a sub- sidy or then proceed to spend any portion, of that money in efforts to deprive employees of the right to .consider themselves as good as other citizens. A. B. Garretson, .president of the Order of "Railway Conductors, de- clares, the attitude of ,the: strike lead- ers of the conference Manager Hays at Montreal yesterday was mis- represented. ;-.He; says the -strikers nex .er threatened -agree- ment with the employees.of the Wa- tash Railway 'Company. nor to tie up the Booth Mills at Ottawa, nor to ask the trainmen on..other lines refuse to handle Grand .Trunk freight at interchange points- as this would be.Jllegal. He declared not a single striker had gone back. Al- though W. G. Brownlee, General-su- perintendent of transportation, said conditions .were about, normal, the Grand Trunk was unable to furnish a race track special to Fort Erie to-7 day because it couldn't spare crews. Councils Taking Action Toronto, July response to the request to Mayor Geary, of Tor-" onto, that cities and towns "should- pass resolutions to settle the. the council and board.of trade had a joint meeting to-night and passed resolutions calling upon the company and men to settle their difference." London City council did the same. The mayors of Hamilton, Chatham and smaller cities and towns to-night announced similar action in contem- plation. The feeling generally through out Ontario is that the loss is heavy; 2- Columtas, Ohio, July 2S.-With 000 troops in Columbus to quell the The C. P. R. iave notified the Higib River Lacrosse Club and Secretarv McNicol of the Agricultural Society, that will 'have no coaches avail- mg much difficulty, therefore, in ser.d- ing their copy away. Wireless to Quebec will be used. Crippen Ignorant Montreal, July wireless from the .Montrose states that. Dr. Crippen and Miss Leneve on board; They are ignorant of the fact that they are spotted. Who Will Do it? Father Point, July chief at feature of the waiting period here is the uncertainty as to ity for the arrest of Crippen and the The Dominion police savs Je. is to do the FRICTION OVER THE EARL'S TRIP July 28. The Evening Journal today says "The eve of Earl Grey's departure for Hudson's Bay was marked by a little friction over the fact that no Canadian news- paper man has been invited to ac- company His Excellency in his trip to the Canadian Hinterland, while an invitation was claimed to have been girl. representative job, and the provincial police officials say they are going to do 'it. The Laurontic with Inspector Dow On Idoard is expected here at four o'clock this afternoon. Over was paid out to patrons of the Lacombe creamery last month. The average 'butter price for the month was 24 cents per pound, which Js approximately 26 cents for butter fat bv at least, one English newspaper man, Another story is that if the Gov- ernor-General had contemplated the issue of invitations to Canadian press representatives at least two dozen would have been unloaded on him and there would have had lo be a regular of canoes River next week. Also, that the, only newspaper- man known to be going is L. S. Am- .ery, Of the editorial staff of a London paper, He is a personal friend of the Governor-General, and was asked be- cause he is that, and not as a news- Paper representative. i rioting in the street car strike, Gov- for excursions during the month ernor Harmon is hurrying here from j and that the-x' wiU -be unable rto supply a special train for the High Michigan. The troops were summon- Kiver excursion to Lethbridge Fair, ed on the request of Mayor George Marshall, and Sheriff Albert E. Sa- tain, who pleaded inability to> protect life and property. Governor Har- mon is to investigate the demand for troops. The clause in the law leaves no option except furnish troops at the sheriff's call. Until the" gov- ernor's arrival to-morrow morning no attempt will be made to operate the: Minneapolis, July Lind street cars, which were withdrawn late the night following the attempt to operate with imported strike-break ers. That no cars be run was the demand of the military authorities who refused to put the citv .under LIND NOMINATED FOR GOVERNOR martial law, and who declared troops to cope any situation which may arise. They refuse to guard the cars now. They claim that the civic authorities have not made sufficient effort to cope with the situation. will be Democratic candidate for Governor of Minnesota, .unless he puts into execution Ms threat that he will decline the nomination. Despite the protests offered by the former governor up to the last hour he was the j selected as the standard bearer of the i Dartv >w _i vuc GRANUM FARMER HAS A' VERY GOOD YIELD Granum. July Waterstreet finished cutting 100 acres on Wednes- day morning that a competent esti- mate places at 35 to the acre, 3.500 ibushels for the field, which is a 'yield that will hardly be excelled n the district this year. cratic State Convention this after- boon. Refuses to Run Portland, Oregon, July sota Democrats are in a dilemma. Ex-Governor John Lind refuses abruptly to run for governor, despite the fact that he was unanimously nominated today in the convention at Minneapolis. PERMITS TO BUILD R. Brown, paint .shop. Rogers street, E. T. Broad and Co., K, of P. hall Round street, flC.OOO. ;