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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, J iily THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY Wednesday and Thursday Barney Oldfield LEW HEINEMAN WILD DEVIL FRITSCH "FIRST ALBERTAN SENSATION" pictures wore taken and developed on the spot lust'Saturday by Starland Limited oE Winnipeg, who control the sole rights of'exhibition in Western Canada. Wrestling Exhibition AT Morris Theatre Taylor vs. Wassem Two Good Preliminaries Admission 75c Ringside Tickets on Sale at Elite Cigar Store Preliminaries at BIJOU THEATRE L. H UHL SOLE MANAGER THE, IDEAL .HOWE: OF PHOTO PLAY COMING WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY "BOUNDER" The; Greatest Animal Picture Ever Produceti SEE the Fi'ght Between a Lion and a Pack of SEE The Struggle for Life Between Man and Beast. TWO OTHER REELS OF STERLING MERIT Three-Piece Orchestra Always in Attendance. .Adults 15c; Ciiiidren 10; We Solicit Your Patronage Donaldson Line Direct Service Between''Scotland, Continental points and. Canada every. Sat- urday Large new steamers, modern and up to dale, opeiated on the Cabin plan. Cabin staterooms all amid- ships. to Glasgow, Liverpool, Londgnderrj, Galway and Bel fast. 13300 to Hamburg, Antwerp and Rotterdam. to Sweden, Norway and etc. For full. information call on any steamship agent or write, H. E. LIDMAN, General Agent 455 Main St., Winnipeg CANADIAN MINISTERS BANQUETTED IN PARIS Paris, 'July British Cham- ber of .Commerce today gave a lun- cheon in honor of Canadian states- men now visiting', in this city. IU. Hon. R. L. Borden, Canadian jire- mler; C.' J. Doherty, Canadian minister of. justice, and Hon. J. D. Hasten; Canadian minister of marine ami fisheries, all voiced the hope tliat their mission, have the effect of strengthening the .influence of the friendly agreement existing .between, France and the. British Empire. GROANS HEARD IN NO. 1 MINE WHETHER IT IS MAN OR MULE RESCUERS ARE NOT ABLE TO SAY Uniontown, July pecul iar situation exists at the Lemot Mine.No. 1, of the H. C. Prick Coke Co., fJoo'ded last week by torrential rains. Whether John Bolcbek, ono of three-men caught in the mine No. 1 is appealing for help or whether a trapped .mine mule IB groaning, Is the puzzling question to- night Since Saturday..las j, rescue parties of 25 men each been working frantically to dig 'from mine No. 2, through a wall to mine No. 1, in hopes of reaching Bolchek, who is believed lo be alive. The rescue workers a divided as to just who is man or a mule. When the men started to penetrate th-e wall, it'was believed to be a dis- tance of forty-five feet. The men have through sixty feet, and are said to have at least twenty feet to go. It is expected mine .No. 1 will be reached today. A Quebec lad, named Tremblay TV eiecivrocuted after'climbing an elec- tric tight pole: v POLISH I Needs jiist a daub, a rub, nnd you havo n Inst- I ing und easily revived shine. Polo comosin I tho BIG box. At all grocers and shoo stores. h, tfc MUSIC ANDDRAMA (Conducted by FIDEUO) Mirth and Magic at the Majeitic An all round good vaudeville bill the attraction at the Majestic The- atre this week.1 Last night the Al- bini-Avolo' company commenced their engagement here with an attractive program of mirth and magic. There are one or two excellent numbers on the bill, namely that of Colby the ventriloquist, whose ability is far above tho average. Colby lias rnarkiftbi'c control of bis facial muscles and his work is deftly executed. His partner, Way, featuring the dancing doll, made an1 Instantaneous success with the audience, Onetta, the Der- vish whirlwind and novelty artiste won the applause of the house for her act. The thrco Stratton Bros, play ed the bagpipes in typical tfcotcl style, and liessie Allen sang one. OL two songs in a fetching kind of way. The 'Avolo trio, however, ii their Xylophone selections, including the ever welcome William Tell over- ture and a somewhat original antl clever march composed by one o their number were loudly encored Tom Branttord succeeded in matting his hearers roar with laughter while the great and only Albini was there- with'the mystic hand in a variety of tricks and illusions. Albini is in a cjass by himself. The program on whole' is worthy of liberal patronage. Albini will 'be at the Majes- tic during the remainder of this week. There will be a special Wednes- day matinee. Novelty at Starland Starland, Limited, made a big scoop at Calgary last Saturday, an secured a 500 feet reel on "The Cal- gary Auto Races." This film wa- taken and developed On the spot, am Starland control the sole rights of exhibition in Western Canada. It will be shown in Lcthbridge on Wed- nesday and Thursday and includes tho world's greatest recordereakers, com posed of "Barney Oldfield" (the King of Speeders) who lias been racing lor thirteen years, during Which time he has won more than. in priz- es and bonuses, and has also killed eight persons and been in more than forty accidents. The other big speed- ers are "Lew Beinemann" and ''Wild Bill both of whom are world-famed in auto racing This is a local and special novelty, and is in addition to the ordinary program. At the Bijou The Bijou theatre management are pres-anting this Wednesday and Thurs day, iu addition'to their usual: pro- gramme a subject that is, without doubt, the most wonderful production of photoplay studio ever seen. The title of-this "masterpiece is "Bound: and when the spectator sees.the fight between wild animals and the desperate struggle for life .between man and beast one cannot help mut wonder bow the camera, can .possibly photograph exhibitions. A pretty story, is woven round, me various scenes, making the subject onostt in- teresting, as well as exalting. that inimitable comedian of the Vitagraph Co., will 'be again In evidence, and the management recom- mend strongly this programme to all lovers of motion., photography. Sells-FIO'io Circus The first really big circus arrive liBi'o this season will be thev great Sclls-Floto Consolidated Show, which is hooked to appear in. this city on Saturday, Aug. 3, For many years now, this inp-jlat jr. ices attraction has been coming jack greatly enlarged in every vay and positively, giving more for the noney than any kindred attraction Curing the country. This season the management announces that theythavo. idde'rt many novel features to those vhich are considered a part and par- cel of the conventional circus, Amongst these are several new Euro- lean novelties, which have never .he- ore been seen in this country, the wonder of it nil being how the Sells-: Wota people can give such a marvel- rtis performance at such .a small (rice. That they arc afolerto do so, how-' ivcr, is proven by the fact that for lirce years now they have the, inic-honored price ,in half and made' nonsy by doing so, alb of which goes ,o show thai even in the circus vorld, and where the daily expenses un up into the Lhcoryj popular prices is practical. Two performances will be given ere on Hie day the .circus arrives. Tie grand street parade wilt, as isual, be .a spectacle.of more .than or- iinary magnificence. IS THE TIGHT SKIRT AN IMMODEST DRESS HUG QUOTATIONS AT WINDSOR Windsor, July in Wljtfsor :osL each, according to an ap- >raiEa! handed down by Magistrate jOggett, when Aaron. TJndsay appear- i! on a charge of having bestowed .an inwelcome caress upon.hfs neighbor, Mrs. Rosinn Mosley, Lindsay pleaded guilty and WPS Venice Cardinal Creates Sensation Among (he Women Folk Home, July church has from time to tiuic raised its voice-in no uncertain pnanncr over tho present day fashions, with, it must be con- fessed, little appreciable effect. Now Me great Cardinal Cavallarl, pain- arch: of Venice, a personal friend of Pius X., has taken up the question and in a discourse in the Cathedral of Queen, of Adriac he told the women of Venice, and through the press, the wonicii of all Italy what the church thinks, of those who dress in the present extreme styles. His scathing deuuncijiuou must have caused some searching of heart in many of his congregation! It 'was noticeable that the confessionals were overcrowded with they appeared in the objectionably cut garments, and have, not yet discarded them. Tho Cardinal's discourse is inter- esting outside of Italy. what St_ Peter said on the subject of women's garments and adornment and asked the pertinent question, whether such was the lead- ing; idea among the women of the present day. Then he "Today the immodesty of mode of dressing'of many women has arrived at such a point that even men, who arc naturally virtuous, are disgustci and repelled. Where is the modesty o thufio who wear the present .day cos- tunic What does nu- dity niean Imt'lack.of virtue. "I declare how, publicly, that at tho first Sunday communion at m'j house I shall not allow any one- dr ed in that way to appear with chil- dren. I, am at home there and shall assert my authority The patriarch then made a passion- ate appeal to tfie'farmers of familiei to put a stop to the abuse. The discourse recalls'the situation in last year in re- gard to the same subject. The clergy had been preaching against the im- modesty-of the fashions, and a cam- paign had begun .when the question was (taken.up by'the anti-clerical ele- ment, who .declared in favor of the tight skirts. The led to riots for which the police had to be called out, whenever a priest and woman in tight skirts met on the streets, the passersby immediately taking sides according to their opin- ion. Pius X has not .publicly support- ed the' patriarch's criticism for the reason that not .very long ago he is- sued a statement himself on the cub- ject, but he has sent to the carninal ari autograph letter of approval, and caused it .to be known that, although he has not himself seen the obnoxious garments, he that every priest and every man should fight against the immodest tendencies of the day Empress Passengers Made Grand Rush for Cameras (Continued from front; 1 Due' to Dense Fog A vivid description of the accident was given toy a British naval officei on hoard the Empress, who withheld his name on the ground that naval etiquette.prevented him from making to the affair un- til after the official investigation. He said that lie had carefully watched the whole events connected with the collision, and had. concluded that It was entirely due. to the dense fog, the commanders of each boat doing everything possible, under the circum- stances. ''We'were going along--very careful- said he, "making about six knots, feeling-pur way hi .the thick fog, and had it not been for the quick action of Captain Murray, there might have been a disaster to that ot the since it was en- tirely due to his work that the Em- press hit the Helvetia, Instead of the collier, ramming, the liner, which would have certainly meant -that she would liave sunk with probably, great loss of life. Cry of Alarm "I' "was on declc at the time, and watched our glow progress in the fog which had lasted Mreral: hours. Sud- denly there wan a of alarm from the man. In the crow's nest, and at the-aame 'moment the hulk of the Helvetia within fifty yards di- rectly ahead of us, apparently nearly across our 'bows. 'Immediately one blast of the Em- press whistle was given, showing a ship on the starboard bow, and the Empress' helm was put to starboard, two blasts being given to let the othflr vessel know whait we. were doing. Im- mediately afterwards three short blasts were Bounded to tell the Hel- vetia that the Empress engines were running full speed astern. "The Helvetia, being a small boat, had no s nest lookout to see us rtmentg as soon as ne saw her Hearing the Empress whistle, she apparentl> thought she was meeting a ship, in- stead cf which we were running into her .broadside. The captain of the boat running onto the sand banks. Nearly Empress passengers were on deck at the time, but there was riot the, slightest suggestion of panic, even the women, behaving with wonderful cairn. "It was at once apparent that the Helvetia must sink, and Capt. 'Murray signalled the Empress engineer to go slowly-ahead. In. this way the Hel- vetia .was -practically impaled on the boWB of the Empress, very much as a pair of eyeglasses on a nose, aud was kept afloat by the impetus of the Em- press. Empren Boatf Ready "In the meantime the port boats of the Empress had been lowered, arid were cruising around, ready ito. save any of the crew-of the Helvetia. But the'offleers and crew of the. Helvetia had uo need of boats, they simply swarmed up the bow of the Empress, which was. firmly1 embedded In their decks, and found safety without diffi- culty. "Then came the crucial time. For thirsty-three minutes, the Empress had kept, the--collier'Afloat by pushing her through the water, as she -filled through the huge hole in her side. Dangerous Period "As soon all'the crew were sav- ed, and it was plain no more could be done, Capt. Murray ordered the enginee full speed'astern In order.to shake the Empress free of the other vessel. But tthe bows of the liner were stuck so firmly in the middle the other ship.that for some time she would not get away. Thus the Empress wna backing up.with a.dead weight of tons stuck to her bows, and the position was much more critical than any of the passengers imagined, as theve was danger that the Helvetia'in ..breaking away might tear' out the fore part of the Em- press and flood her two forward com- MAJESTIC THEATRE TO-NIGHT and all the week THE GREAT Albini-Avolo Vaudeville Co. ALL, ATARI The GREAT ALBINI, Incomparable .Majlclin Humorjlt, Illuilenllt, FOUR MUSICAL AVOLOS Acknowledged Xylophone BESSIE ALLEN Dainty ,'Slnglng and Dancing .Comedienne THREE STRATTON BROTHERS Scotch Cemedlanf, Dancers and Bagpipers COLBY andd WAY; The Ventriloquist and Mechanical Doll TOM BRANTFORD, Popular -Story Teller and Mimic, "The Human Band" MLLE. DE VALLANCE Beautiful Phenomenal Contralto WHIRLWIND AND NOVELTY ARTISTE PRICES: and 26 cents- Seats on Sale at Rochon's Ice Cieam Parler Free Circus Street F______________ O t? UdllUo} HUI-tM.'Oj elephantA, people of all climes in native costumes will be shown in Two shows at 2, night at 9. doors open at 1 tenU.Admw.WHi suddenly the prow of thr Empress of Britain obtruded into cabin. Knowing what had happened, the en- gineer jumped up, hastily.'.The smash ing of his cabin at .once showed', him there was a but: tho force of the Empress had smashed the door and locked the engineer in. ..For a few minutes he was a but as the Empress smashed through, its bow 'broke the deck ,of the Helvetia, The engineer was able to .crawl through the hole In the swarmed, in big pyjamas, up the fore peak of the Empress In safety Later when the Empress of Britain was sep- arated fiom the sinking teasel, the engineer's underclothing was still anging to the broken plates m hei bows. Helvetia ported his helm, which was the proper thing to he had gone to starboard he would have ram- med the Empress in the middle, with almost certainty of sinking her with her 720 passengers. "By .that time we were close to the other ship, although the Empress en ginos were running full astern; and prow of the Empress struck the smaller boat square amidships at the engine room. Little Shock 'It was amazing how HlUe shock .here was. The bows of the Empress cut almost completely through the collier; the concussion was not much mote than would be caused by a row- NfrDBU-COl actually sinking that she was freed from' the Empress. Suddenly, she lurched deep in the sea, .and -broke leaving about thirty feet ot the steel plates, ol her deck and sides in the bows of the Empress "By the fog had lifted, and we saw the collier list heavily, and then start to sink. AS her stern disappeared below tho water, there was a tremendous clatter, Hie machin- ery and everything movable falling backwards "There was no explosion, but a trc- meudoug hiss of escaping steam aJid noise of falling furniture and machin- ery. Helvetia Sinks "Then, with- a strange, lurching movement, the Helvetia .took a per- pendicular position, her bows point- ing straight up, and her stern under water. followed a few moments of almost complete silence, and then the vessel with a curious, slow, sliding movement, making hard- ly a perceptible wash as she sank. It was a most imprcealve sight, and so exactly suggestive of the loss of the Titanic, that it caused 2. vory sensation amongst our passengers, even though they knew that by some happy chance even been In- jured. Engineer's Eicape "One of the extraordinary escapes of thti affair was" that of the fourth engineer of the Helvetia. He was sleeping In his toer'th amidships, when LIQUOR MEN ARE SORE ON PRIEST DEFEATED AT POLLS CLAIMjCON- FES8IONAL WAS USED FOR INTIMIDATION Montreal, July 'comes from the pariah oi Eaie Ste, Paul, in Charlevoix county, of an Interesting cane, in a priest n charged with influencing voters in.thc confes- siounl The case arises out of the recent contest on the liquor question and the fetor} of Father ovoi the pro-license party Manj years ago the pariah priest, Father Fat'ardj in ordey "regulate, the liquor traffic, nils instrumental in the establishing ol a munlnpal store for sale of Hquoi Tina has been the only place could be purchased, and it uat. not sold bv the glass, but onlj by the bottle. -Father. Tremblay, the "recently ap- pointed parish prleat wagod a com plete piohibition campaign, which was opposed the pioli- cense party, one.time, Mr.' Justice 'Simon; the disti let Judge, w as ao incensed bj some oi the remarkb Iu the churches that he .walked.out. The vote fiuallj shotted the pio hibiUon paitj iIctoriotiB1 'by fourteen and the abolition of tho one place in the pariah df some peo pie where liquor cbuld be "purchased was apparently nafiiired It is charg ed, however, thatvcertain' voters -were intimidated in the confcigional, and tho case Is now before the courts of the district. ANOTHER SPOUT FOR GRAIN CROP G. T. P. WILL BE GIVEN LEASE OF PART OF THE N-'T. RAIL- .WAY 30.-r-In. order to open all available'-1 chan-hels'for'the move- ment of tho Western wheat-crop the zo'vern'ment' hug "taken an Important stop. Tho Ocvcrnor-Gfncral has signed l requiring the Grand Trunk Pacific, within thirty the Comierciil Agency, OF ALBERTA Formerly Dueham A. Co, Collections Financial Etc. All Branches, of Insurance Telephone 1235, Opposite the Court House da> s of August 1, to lease the stretch of tue Transcontinental, a short dls tanco from Lake Supenoi Junction; to a short distance east of peg As the G T P. line from Port Arthur to Lake Superior is already operation, this lUll mean a line from the Transcontinental to Thuniter Bav In full operation under control pi the Railwai Commission This action is in accordance with a recommendation by Major R W Leonard, chairman tinentar commission. WASHBURN IS DEAD Minneapolis, Jnly 21 Drtw Wasllburn, former United States (itor, flour miller and railway builder, died at home, Fair tonight PRAYING OF ALL 1 V Western Transfer C.P.R. thxai tIM; PHONE ifar tin's Baggage. Transfer' Here We Are! willing ?nd able to serve you W, L McKeRZie 5 ft, Next Royal Bank' ;