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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Letiibridge, Alberta. Monday, July.29, 1912. Number MARRIAGE REFERENCE DECISION RENDERED Imperial Privy Council Upholds Findings of the Supreme Court-Federal Parliament Has No Powers-Lancaster Act Ultra Vires London, July judgment of the Judicial Committee! the Privy Council on the Ne Teniaro case de- livered loday in effect is to confirm tho answers given by tbo four judges ol the Supreme Court of Canada that, tho Lancaster Marriage Dill was ultra iVlres. Their lordships expressed the opin- ion that the provincial legislatures, legislating on marriage within the eould impose conditions af- 1'ecting the validity 'of the contract. Concerning nnesUou 1he law of the province of Quebec ren- der mill 'and void, unless contracted before a Roman Catholic priest, a mar n-iage otherwise .legally binding 'be- tween (Ai persons both Koillmi Cath- olics, and (B) persons one of whom is JL Roman Their lordships considered it super. 1 luous in view of their decision ar- rived at.iu answering Question Hum- one, to the effect that the Harlla- Mlient ol' Canada had not authority to enact the bill. Tbe: second cmesilou raised a con- klitutional issue which they were not called 'upon to .deal with. Haldane's Views Chancellor Haldaue opened. the lluone. His Majesty bank grad- ually Lhiniigli the uighl and it that death was alinoM, sure wilhiji a uompuiatnoly brief time. L'ablic feelina; is gieath depress- ed as (he late nilei was a man who enjoyed to an exceptional clegico the regaul of bib people. HUDSON BAY TO IMPROVE STORE Company will Erect Or- namental Front and New Entrances Extensive changes will be made in the Hudson's Bay stores in Loth- bridge, vjhich will greatly enhance the appearance, of Fifth street. It is the intention of the company to con- struct an entirely new store front of elaborate design in statuary bronze. Two up-to-date spacious entrances will be erected on Filth street which, when completed, will greatly add to the other improvements. It is also contemplated by the company to add possibly one or more storeys to the building next year. It may he men- tioned also that the. interior of 'the liquor and grocery department will he. rearranged. The improvements to the Hudson's Bay stores will be be- gun shortly, the woflc being in charge of Krnest Carver, architect, of this citv. BIG REDUCTION MADE IN TELEGRAPH RATES GREAT PROGRAM FOR THE CONGRESS CARDSTON CHOIR IS TO.RENDER SOME OF MUSIC Cardstou, July misunder- standing seems to have arisen as a of an item in the Raymond 'bud- get of ithe -Herald a few issues ago, which stated that Cardston, Magrath, Raymond and Stirling were to com- Dlne talent in a chonis for the Dry- Fanning Conogress. In conversation wilh S. S. Newton, leader of the Cardston Choral Society, the Herald has learned that the three last-named towns are hot lo have any p-Tt in Iho official chorus which is now under contract to'supply anusic for .two days at the Congress. AI] ar- rangements have been nnde and Cardston -is to get. the singers for the Congress chorus within her own dis Met. Leader Newtoii has announced hip programme ot music for one the nights. An expenditure of has already been made for sheet music, and nothing but the will be used. The following is a partial list: 'Hallelujah Handel; "Song of the Stephens; "Let tbe Mountains Shout for Ste- phens Aunt Shine' Gounod The Pilgrims Choi us Williims Besides these excellent numbers, the tenor solo. "Oh, My will be sung. A male chorus of twenty voices will sing comic selections, "When Father Rode the and "The Jolly Old Monk." both -by J. S. Fearis. A twon- ly-voicc ladies. chorus will also sing, and a made quartette'1 .will render "Dixie." C.P.R. Reduces Charges on Messages to Ihe United Stales So long as Letbbridge was on the( line of the A. R. and I. Co.'s lines, it enjoyed competitive tariffs in freight, ex-press and telegraph business. On April 1, the competition was taken away, and there was a general upward, trend in the tariffs ot the express and telegraph companies, and this fact has given the business' men of the city some anxiety, and caused the Board of Trade to emtor complaints against the action. The freight rates from U. S. noints, however, were not in- creased. Now conies .an anouncement of a general .reduction in telegraph tolls to United States points from the whole of Southern Alberta, which should bring smiles to the faces of those most interested in such a change On August'l, a new tariff of tele graph tolls will-go into effect, where- 'by a general reduction of tolls from Lethbridge to States points will become effective. This reduction as it affects Southern Alberta as a whole will .be from 20 to 35 per cent. The-reduction from United States points will not he 'quite so great as from other points in Southern Alberta, owing to the fact that a special competitive tariff has lieen In effect in the Lethbridge of- fice. However, the new tariff win give a etlll lower tariff from f he lo- cal office than the competitive tariff which has been effective. 13elow are some of the rates from Southern Alberta offices showing the reductions, which have he-en made FALLIERES' SECRETARY DEAD Fan, France, July Rnmondon, -the oftlcial secretary to President Falileres at the Elysee..dled suddenly today in his country 'estate here. Platform Fell and Many Drpwned Binr, Germany, July shock- ing .caUstrophe, causing deaths of a large numbsr of Gtrman excur- sionists, ooceurred Isst evening at the Baltic bathing rewrt. The landlng- rslige, which was crowded to-Its ut- most opjcity durlns concert givtn by 3 local band, collapsed and threw a hundred persons into the sea. Twenty-one bodies hive been re. covered, but It is believed many more persons lost their lives. Many excursionists had come from all parts of northeastern Russia le spend the day, on Montana points Utah New York Washington Pennsylvania Oregon California Old rate .DO 1 10 1 R .00 110 1 JO New rate oO .75 1.00 .50 1 00 1.00 .75 N. and S. Dakota 1.00 .76 Wyoming.........1.00 .75 The Board or Trade had been deal- ing witli Hie complaint ot the bmtness men regarding thn rales, and wore in 'communication with the -Salt LakP City office of the Western Union Tel- egraph Company, with a view of gel- ting the company..lo -extend its line from Couttg to' I-ethbrltlRo. However, tho matter will In all likelihood be droiMicd, as a result of the 0. P. R. Telegraph tf PASSED FINAL EXAMS Calgary, July of final law examinations are flnounced today, and the fol- lowing Lethhrldge men are on the pass Mist: William Hector MeLollan, J. W. .Stirling Dun- can, and David H. Elton. LETHBRIDGE APPEALSTO HIM British Capitalist Praises Natural Investments Here There is no denying the fact that Lethbridge. is gainings strongly In fa vor with the investor .who is possess ed of keen, perceptive'powers. I. H. Harrison of. Brighton1; England, a cap- italist who is well up in financial in the cirj last Saturday locking over the real estate situation Mr Harrison >as grealh impressed with whatjie saViiud believes firmly that Letnbfidge will 3 et show a clean pair of heels, to one or two ot -the boomed cities of the we'-t Mi HaT ilson does not believe in the boom ing' business He is of the opinion, that a citv is bound sooner 01 later to come to a standstill it is boomed too much Jlr Harrison Msited Cal on his wav heie and of the two cities he piefers Lethbridge at, a de sirahle place for the investor hatmdaj Mr Harrison bad a look it Henderson Park which he will asfaiuedh become a fine residential centre But that is not all lie also had a look at Silvei Jlewbls and River Heights and he is so much nn (Contittl'ed on page 8) LABORATORY BUILT THIS YEAR Government to "Erect two Storey Building at Quarantine Station A new two storey bricU laboratory ill be erected at the Quarantine Sta- tion this year by the Dominion Gov- ernment for the purpose of veterinary iwedical research in connection with tonlagious and other 01 ani- mais The plans lor the new building h after it was opened to the public and all were taken saielj on board are being prepared bi Crnest Caner, 'on Saturday The pictures were kept the Tn-piess architect, of this city, and it is ex- pected that -the new building will be completed by the end of the The new laboratory will be fully equipped with modern appliances, much of which has alreadv been ord- ered from the old country and Ger- many. Dr. A. Watson, V.S., is the of- ficer in charge at the Quarantine Station which is situated on the St. Mary's river about eight miles from this citv CAUGHT AT HIGH RIVER MCGREGOR WANTED ON FORGERY CHARGE CONFRONTED MAG- ISTRATE TODAY Alex 1 McGregor, alias llLLtor. G V McGregor, representing luinbelt lo be a itch mmmg ivan fcora Bullo, Mont is reslim; behind bars at the police station, the with three charges of forgery hanging over him. McGiegor Ins been plaung a hifih- handccl game MUM he catnt! to beth budge a couple of wccki ago Going into McLcoil Ilros.' store, .he repre- sented himself as a mining man from Nelson, and passed a worthless cheque on the Imperial Bank there. The cheque came tack marked "tio'accomu J. V. l-ljrringUin, of the Hotel at Kipp, was the next uchm He cash- ed a. cheque, for drawn in favor ot A. T. McGregor and signed, the P. C. I.ovvcs Co., account. Then a man named J. McDonald took a draft on the Imperial Bank tote signed In C, A. the amount being dollars. U was. also iiirncil down on application. Last week I lie police got trace, ol Uicli- man at Haclcod, hut when De- tective lican went up to take him in the bird had llown. The. police at Cal- gary. High Hirer and Nelson, were wired in order to cut off his escape, and on Saturday Chief Oillcspie EMPRESS OF BRITAIN SANK_COAL STEAMER No Lives Lost But Big Liner Had to Return to Were Panic Stricken Quebec, JuU 21 -1 he Canadian Pa rail" a; steamer Trnpress ol Bn 'tain, which left here, last Friday wilh moie than buen hundred passengers bound for Liverpool, re- turned to this port this -morning, as the result of a collision which occur- red the Hehetia, a collier steamer chartered by the Dominion Coal Co. The impact occurred at p.m. on Saturday between Cape Mag- dalen and Tnrne Point, a distance of about three hundred miles IronrtWi port. j The accident, is attributed "to dcnie fog which prevailed at time, as anv naming the I Empress crashed into the collier, cut- ting her in two and sinking her al- most Ihe bow ot the empress u as c in and m an in slant the water flooded her torepeak- Most of the passengers were on deck at the lime and a scene of disorder followed the crash of the collision. The fate ol the 'litamc was fresh in the minds of all and as the large boat shook from bow to stern by the jar of the collision, and thej plough ed ahead amid the sound ol crunching iron work and shattering timbers, some of this passengers, panic stuek- en, ru-hcd for the life-boats, hut the officers with commendable coolness calmed their lears as best they could STOLE PAINTING FRORUCADEMY STAFF WAS ON 0UTY WHEN THE THIEF CLEVERLY DID THE TRICK London, Juh miniatures and order was gradually restored painted In' Mrs Frank Castman were The work of saving the offices and Royal icademy short-'crew ol the Hehetia was tlipn locked in a glass cast showed access When Captain Muriaj and the offic- lo ers of the Empress had restored or .rff interior had boon gamed bv among the frightened moving the pins of the hinges attach all thevcrevv ot the Hehetia had ed lo tht front of Ihe case One js! Heeu saved, .in investigation as to the the stolen pictures was a d image suffered bv the Canadian Pa- ter face portrait of Mrs. Westlcv cific liner vas made and the captain Manning and another was the pot- immediatelv ordered the ship about tran nf Miss I arror Ihe usual stilt was on duty it the time of the thelt The Uuei disap- peared. JOHN KEMMIS IS LIKELY TO RETIRE Pincher tives May Run Herron for Legislature Pincher Creek, July Kern- mis, 51.P.P., was a visitor to town oc Saturday; in ,fact, the genial 'Muck1 frequently takes a run in just to see how things are progressing. But not a few people attach special signifi- cance'to his trip this time. It is stat- ed that practically every. Conservative any prominence in. the district has been In town-during tho, past, week or so, and that some very serious and solemn conclaves have .been held by -tli-5 faithfulfew. It is also said that these informal gatherings have really assumed the characteri of a conven- tion, and thai the Conservative frame- up for the next provincial election is now all cut and dried and ready to serve on the shortest "notice. And If there is anything in street rumors, it is certainly an enterprising, though not It is fre- quently suggested on the street that John Kemmis will not .accept a sec- ond nomination, hut that John Her ron will 'he the choice as candidate the provincial cam- paign, which the Conservatives choose to think will soon he launched. Whether -Mr. Herron could "come brick" is very problematical, lo put it mildly. His action in connection with the recent Dominion election would not he at all likely to Increase the confidence of the electors In Mr. worth as parliamentary repre- sentative. Tho name of A. C. Kemmis is also again mentioned frequently in connec- tion with the nomination, but the lo- cul Ivibernte declare he could not get himself elected, and would he more than delighted ,to see that gentleman get the nomination. TORONTO TAKES TEMPORARY LOAN BORROWS SIX MILLION UNTIL THE BOND MARKET. PICKS UP AGAIN London, lulv 21 Gcan "I Toronto, stated this morning m gard to the debentures 01 the utv >f loionto which, with Citv Treai urcr Coadj, lie (.ante over to place, I tint after obtaining all information And carefull) consideiing the in the light of advice given, it was de- cided nor lo lit m the be't interest of tin. utv to .inept anv of t'li. sug- gestions made as to the price for an issnr- The monev u arket is glutted with CinaInn securities aiul is in addition in vcij tnd condition as the low price foi for exam- ple, show It is geni'ialh hoped thit conditions will improve within avrar and therefore savs Mayor Gearv, Gcarv, the) obtained a temporal v loan -ind were in securing, Jfi nflO.OOO foi one j ear at 44 per cent dibconnt This is a verj ad I vantagcons arrangement, especially m ]view ol puces paid (01 simi- lar issues. immediatelv ordered the ship about She vv'as run at about a quarter of her speed at this port Tlic absence ol a suitable drj dock ill Quebec to repair steamers oi trie proportion ot the Empress ot Britain is hillcilv lielD and white tcmporarv repairs may be made, it IS probable thit the vessel will line to be sent to Halifax, or across the ocean with the temporary repairs, to be permanently repaired at Liverpool The Empress of Hritam left hoi Que- bee berth at Hie I ouise embankment extension al 7 o'clock on TrirtaJ lasl instead of her usual schedule'" time, 330 pin, she I'delav rd s neatlv four hours on j-iLtount tvventr pissengrrs who hid n issed tho Montreal special steamrr tAnm and had to come to Quebec bj the regular passenger express that n rivoil at this ar 6 -iu p m and Ihrn had to bo transierred into carri- ages with their baggage and be drum to the steamrr landing v The delnj vvas no doubt, responsible for the collision If the Empress hajn-a on schedule time nouldi let the Helvetia and passed oul to mid ocean ithout mishap (Continued on page 9) MR. LAKE'S. JOB- IS .SAFE Julv S like a member of Ihe Public Service Com mission, savs Ihat he does .not think that the Board will be disbanded. He thit when the Premiel ccivcd worrT that he had been arrest- cd in High Kiver. Scrgt. Oeoghegan -went afki McOteRoc bunging him hick to the utv night. McGregor appeared before Jlagis- DR. MUIRHEAD IN FATAL ACCIDENT Carleton Place, July Daniel Mulrhcad, one of. the Dest known phy. aiclana In the Otlawa Valley, vvas killed tonlght.near North Oowervylietl an automobile in which he vvas tin Sund'av _ j ing with Norman Cram, also of this town, tinned liiitle on ,i side roid The machine wont Into a ditch, crush ig Jlulrhcad beneath It and injur returns from England, a ne-vy chair man will be appointed At piesent there are ouly two members. FOUGHT BATTLE IN A CHURCH INDIANA FACTION? SHOOT AT A DEAD AND ONE DYING Sullivan, Ind, Juh man- weie shot to death and tniee others .injtned, one fatalb, m a revolver fight at a church social at Dnggar late Saluidny night The dead William Shepherd, -I I -ihot through the head Wilter Alsman, ii, died tins after iioon.frofa bullet wound in the head: Thomas ShspUara, 6G, shot in the ihouldei and cheek, and oealeu with a rifle, will die. dozen were engaged in the battle bill when Sheriff Wible and his deih utius, reached the scene, no one could1 be found with a weapon. DYNAMITE EXPLODED Calumet. Mich.; July Bl- dott, a well iHayer, was kilted, and George Duncan vvas blind- ed while working in tho Calumet and Hecla mines last night when.miiiKS wore drilling nn old hole and. explod- ed a stick of dynamite.____________ Tile trouble Is said to have, slarted street fight between Alsman, a I nephew.of the shepherds, and James Butier. Alsman told, his uncles of Ihe trouble, and it is said they armed nnd vvent to Ihe scene in search of Dialer and "Unpin "ho mned in the street brnvvl The authorities declare Thrnnis Shupherd started the shooting linger is n mining town, eight miles east of here. trate lientley this morning and was remanded until Aug. 2 in order to allow the.police to bring in complete evidence concerning the alleged tors- net, Ing him so terribly that he died within halt an hoi'r Mi Ciam vvas able to 'jump clear of the machine and escap- ed with minor injuries. Dr. Muirliead ivna nunut 50 years of nge and nn- married. Magratri Shipped Ton of Currants Magrath, July week Grant 4 Davlcs ihippcd to the Mc- Phcrson Fruit Co., of Lethbridge, a ton of currants This furnishes out- standing proof o' the fertility of the Magrath district, and that right- ly boasts the title of the "Garden City." This seems to be a pile of eurr rants, but It is a fact, and the whole; salers are clamoring for more Ma. grath fruit. Grant handling thia fruit for the for the yield thi> year been great that the home market beyond capacity. ;