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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. The Lethbridge Daily Herald Lethbridjce, Alberta. Saturday. Julv 30.1910. RILEY TURNED A TRUMP CARD Practically Named his Opponenty In Gleichen Calgary, July medicine wasn't given as the doctor ordered at the convention of Gleichen Liberals last night and consequently things look 'better for the member who re- Signed as a protest against the sel- ection of Chief Justice Sifton as pre- mier, t Itt was arranged that- A. J. McArt- hur, of Cresent Heights, 'a former staunch supporter pf Riley's and a very strong man, should be -the nom- inee of the convention. Things went askew. Five names were put before the convention, Mayor Scott, G-leiche AVJ. Mc-Arthur, E.. -H. Riley ,R. Qowan, Langdon and Frank .Moore- house, Strathmore. Moorehouse retir- ed and on the first 'ballot Scott had 23 votes, McArthur 14, Cowan 'and RMey 9 each. -The. chairman ruled -that the two lowest should re- tire. It-was here, that Riley got in his fine 'Italian hand. He knew Mc- Arthur was a form'idale candidate and would have'the 'active support of the administration. Scott, while strong in is very little knownv. in the riding, so Riley commanded his nine supporters to ballot for Scott. The result was that McArthur was beaten on the next ballot and. Riley goes up against the opponent he wanted, for. the late member has de- cided to. run as an independent' and will likely be given Conservative sup- port. Riley was on his mettle and though he was strongly attacked for the position lie .had taken in resign- ing and the failure to properly look after his constituency, he kept his colors flying. He adhered- to his posi- HARVESTING AT MAGRATH Yield Will Be Better Than Previously Expected Magrath, July vesting has begun here in earnest. Everywhere you go binders seen at work. A much larger yield will-be raised than at first expected. Heathershaw and'Phillips have commenced. Cutting their ,800 acre field south of town, and Jensen Bros, have ten binders a: work on their. immense fields west c town. Jensen Bros, expect to thrash 30 bushels per acre, and possibh more. The hay crop has practically all been gathered, and some excellent yields are reported. BRIDEGROOM DIED AN HOUR AFTER WEDDING Altcona, Man., July Abe Loppesky was .united in wedlock to Tina Bergman, and but an. hour after the festivities were over the bride "oiand her new-made husband dead at her sidei; .Physicians fear for her life or reason. Heart failure is assigned as .the cause of dea'th. Loppesky, who was an collapsed last May 24 n a hundred yard race and the dec- ors had advised him not to run for everal years. However, expected then no f.uture trouble and believed himself perfectly well. He was the son of a wellrto-do farmer here. He took bis finishing course in a Cincinnati school. EXCURSIONISTS HAD A BIG DAY A Thousand People Went to Crow's iNest-SpIendid Time From the city of ing the last few years, there "have been run excursions to the -Rockies, which aspired to something of great- tion, said he wasn't .going .to be a' ness._ But never before, in the an- dummy member, but would use hisjnals of its history, has it chalked own judgment. He persisted in criti- down such a bumper, excursion as cising the Lieutenant Governor's! that which journeyed to the Crow's course in calling upon Sifton ,.to form i Nest Pass yesterday. a government. The convention, ex- cept his nine supporters, was5against him, but he didn't seem to care. TROOPS GO TO FRONTIER OF THIBET Chinese Activities Are Causing Trouble For British Simla, British India, July Un- rest in Tibet due to the continued ac- tivity of the" Chinese, has assumed so threatening a form that the In- dian government has- ordered a suf- ficient number of Indian. troops to be held in readiness on the Thibetan frontier to proceed if necessary to the relief of Gyantse and Guatong, the British agencies in Thibet Advices from the British protectorates of Ne- paui and Bhutan, which adjoin. Thi- bet at. this time indicate that the Chinese occupancy of Thibet -had ex- cited unrest the. protectorates, CONSIDERING THE NEW MINING ACT The Government Gets Advice from the Mines and Operators (Special to the Fernie, July P. deputy minister mines for tins province, accompankd by F. J-L Shepherd, Chief inspector of Miaw'j concluded a "two.-days' session COMPROMISE IS IN THE AIR yesterday, evening, ".during which they a delegation v.ve miners of the district and vent oven, clause by clause, .the proposed new act for the regulation- oi-.ur.ueo in this province. In drafting'a 'bill and then submit- ting, it .to ,th'e mine-workers and to Premier Asquith Says Outlook Is Most Hopeful London, July conferers of parties who are trying to compromise constitutionaj differenc- es of the 'Lords and. the.. Commons already have succeeded in .bringing together several gulfs that have sep- arated .them and a statement made toy Premier in. chamber this afternoon indicated that the lookout for a -compromise -was more hopeful than had been expected. BAD FIRE AT ROWLAND Forest Fires Again As- suming: Serious Pro- portions Kossland, B. C., July fires, which broke out southeast of Kossland on Tuesday are assuming serious proportions., Efforts to pre- vent its spreading have 'been in vain. Unless rain falls soon it will -reach the summit and devastate the wooded slope facing the city; The fire at Sil- icia west of the city is also making despite the efforts to check it. which protect British interests. the owners5 dp.erators for sugges- Unless a rupture occurs during tions 'and. .frecommendations before j cess little further of an.official char- presenting ,-it to the legislature: for'jacter is likely to--be heard regarding final, passage, "the. .British ..Columbia "I tne negotiations -until parliament :'is SAYS NORTHERN CROPS ARE LOOKING iFINC for interference -Up- government hasj-taken assembled on Nov.- 1.5. RED DEER GETS THE PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE Red JDeer, July. the meeting, of the committee of the Presbyterian Synod of Alberta at Red Deer yester- day to.select a site for a ladies' col- ture-, in' the; right direction-.which, in I the opinion .of thoseJwho have "watch- ed the working ou-t of :the will prove ,a wise., action and which will--result', in which will prove a model for other provinces and states to follow. Messrs Tol- mie and Shepherd were" met by Pre- ege under 'the auspices of the "Powell, and Secretary Carter, he Jamieson site of twenty acres at' Red Deer was unanimously chosen. FLYING MACHINE'AT LEWISTON Fair Management Seeks Contract with Aviator For An Exhibition Lewiston, Idaho. July first It was .an excursion run under the auspices of Wesley Church school, but by no means was ,'it confined to that Sunday .into the Pass with fully one -thous- and people aboard. By 7.20 the nine coaches were filled to a nicety, of excursionists from the Lethbridge district, and at that hour flying machine ever seen in the north- amidst the waving flags and west, outside of Spokane, will probably be on exhibition here during fair week October 10 -to 15, as Secretary Nicker- son is now negotiating with- several aviators for their services. The deal has narrowed down to two applicants for the B. Fleming of Seattle and Frisbie. "the of Chi- cago, wbo is under contract by the Williamson Amusement company, and it is practically certain that one of them will be engaged. PROSECUTIONS BY WHOLESALE Officials of Easy Mark Rail- v road are Being Watched July crim- inal -prosecutions will shortly follow revelations of the gigantic car frauds perpetrated so brazenly on the Illi- nois Central -Railrdad Company dur- ing the years 1906, 1907 and 190S. More than a score of men, some of the prominent .former officials of the railroad that was for a time synon- omous with "Easy -Mark" are under constant surveillance of detectives. If they -made the slightest attem.pt to leave the country, a pretext would be found for their immediate arrest. of. A.'district IS, and the following delegates from the various local .unions the district; 'Femie, and John .W. Balderson and W. Harrison; Michel; Morrice Bur- jeli'and: Vincent "Fordsham, Rich- ard .Jones from ihe-.Corbin .camp.' Inspector Shepherd acted as chair- man, and Mr. Tolmie as secretary. Mr. been actively engaged in the mining business from f the age -of. fourteen, and. having had charge of' rcines in various capacities in. almost'every country on the globe, has amassed such a fund of informa- tion and collected so much data re- lating to 'mine regulations under so many, governments, proved to be an encyclopedia to which -the miners could refer upon almost anv branch after stating' that.- con- -ferers in tbe course 'of: the twelve months had surveyed the "field of controversy carefully, said, "The re- !sult is that our discussion made such although we have not so far reached an -agreement as to ren- der it in the opinion of all of us only desirable but necessary that they should .continue. I .may go We would think.it wron'g at Chis stage to foreak them Rev. Father Meyer ,has just return- ed from Edmonton and reports the crop's throughout Northern Alberta as" looking fine although- not ripening as fast as might ibe hoped.Tbe past week in that part of the country, he says has fbeen wer and cloudy 'with every ap-pearan.ce, of remaining so. From -Calgary south there is little to.choose bet-ween one" another, all -pretty from the -Tie "crops in Warner district, .about as any he has" seen- in the .Southern half of the province. ML WELCOME TO COME TO COFFEE STORE EXPLODED Resturant In Macleod Des- troyed by Fire Last PREACHER IS TO ONE YEAR Woodstock. July James A. Davies, a. .colored minister, was sen- tenced to. one year in Central Prison for seduction. The complainant was a sixteen year old colored girl. He is fifty-two and has a wife and child- ren. He was arrested in Toronto. shouts of farewell the throttle of en- gine No. 1-108 was thrown open and fully six hundred people were borne fast to the westward. From every station en route eager would-be participants heralded the of the train and piled head- long into the coaches. At about 11-45 a.m. the heavy train steamed inito the Pass fully peo- ple were aboard. Willing arms and strong, conveyed the provisions to the picnic grounds and under the tactful supervi- sion of the committee in charge, a bounteous dinner was prepared and] artkn DISAPPEARANCE IS EXPLAINED Body Of Cranbrook Woman Found In the St. Mary's River (Special to the Cranbrook, July body of t'lie ii'yug-iy nunareas. What followed then, what sights were drunk in by feasting eyes, what Smith' the j ejaculations were pronounced at trite (wonders of nature and the stalwart j grandeur of her handiwork, cannot be described. j All too soon, in fishing, baseball, {mountain climbing and path-finding Oil Company afternoon had sped attd suPPer j once again demanded attention. This j j done, from every nook and cranny is-1 Burns Co. store here, has -bought i sued forth a steady stream of business carried ou by F. Woods j humanity to fill the waiting coaches. j A few of the picnickers stayed or of. the subject Needless to sible use of Mr. under consideration, they made all pos- Shepherd's fund of his willingness to as- Macleod; July 9.30 last night .when it, was- feeing, lighted, a faulty gasoline coffee stove exploded at the Depot Restaurant, which is on. INVENTION TO SAVE MANY IMS the south side of the railway opposite the station. In a minute the whole place was ablaze; As there is no water across the track the fire bri- gade could do nothing to save the building which was totally destroyed. The building and restaurant- .were owned by T. R. Rhodes. The loss on the building is and on the stock and furnishings, partly cov- ered 'by insurancve. ered by insurance. HOT FIRE AT SASKATOON Explosion Feared whose disappearance has caused so anxiety in the vicinity, was found late yesterday in St. Mary's River, near St. Eugea.i Mis- sion. Her funeral tooK place to day at 2 p.m. from Mr. Beatty's taking parlors. F. W. manager of p. aml lakes ii over on his own Saskatoon. Sask., July Winnipeg- Oil Co. was completely out this afternoon as the re- sult of a disastrous fire which orig- inated through the explosion of gas that had generated from the oil in I one of the tanks of the xvarehouse. The explosion occurred at 2.15' and within half an hour -the ibuildings were 'burned to the ground, there be- ing nothing left standing. Barrels were -hurled some 200 feet in the air -and bursting fed the flames with fresh fuel. The fire -brigade is on. the spot but is powerless in face of the burning oil to do more than prevent the fire spreading. At four o'clock 'barrels of oil were still exploding every two or three minutes and at each explosion the names receTved fresh fuel. There is great fear that the heat may explode two enormous tanks of gasoline which at present are the only things which with the ex- ception of a number of empty -barrels are left untouched by the fire. If these explode there is danger of the oil setting behalf on August 1st. Mr. McDonald j should make a success in his new en- terprise. I i Fire Chief Dizall left on Wednesday for the east, and during his month's absence Ira Manning will act as chief in his stead. went farther west, but the majority is wcl1 known in Cranbrook and of the hundreds once again found room in seats, in aisles or on the platforms, and were drawn swiftly down the. mountain slope, back, back to Lethbridge on the plains. It was indeed a tired, but happy very satisfied crowd -that disem- barked at the various stations on the home route. Upon every side was heard expressions, smacking of sin- cerity, and all loudly voicing a great and entire satisfaction backed up by an excellent time. A certain share of the extraordin- ary success of the affair falls to the managing committee, but a mighty factor in the day's undertakings was j neatly missed, the train crew who conducted their sist them in formulating their re- commendations as to changes in the proposed bill. As drafted by the government, the bill covers forty-eight pages of print- ed matter and contains 115 sections. 'All these sections were gor.2 into in detail and the recommendations of the miners' representatives noted as the clauses were passed. There Will Be Changes The bill' had received careful con- sideration by the minister of before it was submitted to the own- operators and mi if? xvorkers, but if the Fernie session is a fair sample of all the others thai have proceeded it, -there will be many changes in the wording of the act before it is submitted to the legislature for final action.. The preponderance of recom- mendations made by the miners here was along the line of better condi- tions for the men working in the mines and the better guarding of life from the many dangers to which it is exposed in coal mining. A Wise Action The wisdom of this new departure in method of preparing legisla- tion before submitting it to a legis- lature for final, act ion. lias been fully justified by the very hearty and unit- ed manner in which it has been met by the men most, romvrned. Whatev- er other result may come from it, itj is certain that the government has i i very cheerful and appeared to hav in the same spirit which i cidedly chansed for the better, prompted thorn in submitting measure to the mei the and the owners. and the result has bw-n most con-t DEATH OF FORMER LETHRIDGE LADY Mrs C. Leonard Of Bassano Lived Here For Several Years Further particulars have been re- ceived in the city of the death, at Bassano, under peculiarly painful circumstances of Mrs.Charles Leonard who was a resident of Lethbridge for several years. TJie deceased lady had been un- der medical treatment for a long time past, for nervous collapse and was subject to periods of acute nervous depression. The family moved to Bas- sano from Taber in March last. Lately therer seemed to be quite an improve- ment in Mrs. Leonard's condition. For several days last week she Avas have de- On Thursday she seemed to bs nervous and depressed, though somewhat -bet- Young Man of Lethbridge Invented Necessary Rail- v'5v Harvey 0. Wftwer, '.a young Leth- man, has the American and Canadian -and applications filed for patents Tin. 'almost all other civilized countries a devise" of his known as an automatic' train pipe and electrical contact coupi- ler with automatic ;cut-oS control. The devise, as the name implies, is one which, if it is adopted by, the railroads, will practically do away with the necessity of railroad train- men crawling between cars for the purpose of .breaking or making coup- lings of air hose and other connec- tions, and the attendant loss of life. Mr. Witwer is at present in the Sir Wilfrid Laurier> Eloquent Address at Saskatoon Saskatoon, .July 29. Sir Wilfrid, Laurier greatest speech 61 his western tour in the skating here :this -evening and there, was tbeV greatest scene of enthusiasm -which, was ever Canada.. "The gaves.oi the .prosperity of the he said, "were" opened -w-bejx' we. opened.the gates cf our to v- .States.was-V' he. magnet, of Tie who was. ;wi-th" his lotX vho 'believed brawn, would, find more-.- profitable "field" of- went to the great Americ But thanks to policy y. inaugurated some a new star in is a Canadian ward that star that the'attention ;ofH the.world is directed. a man who is not 'satisfied.-with in ,his own native land- he rturhg, his .eye. to the Dominion of." 'And all' we sky C; 'come.' To' the man of "the Damib'ian p'roy- for-centuries ground under dV -sar "Come -to this" coun- try; .peace-" health -f; man from Germany; who is round under policy of militar- ism, we say "comQ 'to-.-this country where the. man of the land of-my, "ances'torsr tmoo" stqq. oj- aA ;JTi cyou'find under our under'.. che ..British constitution, far; more 'reedom, more.-justice, than you; md :in the, land of the- Drench" >Ke- "say to--'the: mail. Great-Britain- "come.to :this 'country.''- You will' find another British land." to 'the "come to this ;countryv you will.find a land far superior your and last but not least, our brothers on the Am- erican, side, them of the and kin and great majority of our own people; many of whom have ebme- from th-e old motherland, we say, "come to this country. 'You will find not a republic but a monarchy, and. east, having a full size model of thC( you will find under this monarchy as- appliancc made for demonstration be- much.freedom and as much justice as. fore the Board of Railway Commis- sioners for Canada, the American In- terstate Commerce Commission and Master of American Tay- lor, of Chicago. 'Fro'm the fact that the various railway commissions are fairly on the lookout for a automatic hose coupler and that it has already practically been .made legally com- pulsory in the states, Mr. and those who are backing him in his invention are confident that they have a good, thing which will speed- ycu leave behind you in the land of' t'he Republic. Come to- this country and you will find ay- crowned democracy and you will'find a king better than a president. -You', will find under the British constitu- tion the head of the kingdom wit-b- less poxver than the president of the United States. "And they .have an- swered our call. They have come from the Danubian provinces, from: Germany, from France, from Scandi- navia, from the British Isles and from the sister republic, and we- sav ily be adopted on many, if not on all, the railroads of the continent. small model giving a good idea I lands, our law, and our constitution. This policy has succeeded. welcome to all, with all we say we arc ready to share with you, our of the working of the apparatus was made by Mr. Witwer, and it operates to perfection, the action of the cut- off control, in the ease of the connec- tion being purposely or accidentally Broken is perfect. Due allowance, by means of is made for the Is there a man is this audience who- will not say that this policy has not succeeded and .succeeded .well. "But we shall not rest on our oars and be satisfied with bragging about our continued Sir give and Take in tho draw bars of a j Wilfrid, "we are only just beginning car.as well as, for turns or any other {-on our enterprise. Why do I say contingencies which would ordinarily j this Because I believe 'in the Hud-" arise and which it might be thought j son's Bay railway as much as I be- would break tho contract. In addi- tion to coupling, the device will HOTEL KEEPER'S WIFE COMMITTED SUICIDE Leamington. July wife of Henry Dring, a local hotel keeper, shot and killed herself this afternoon while in a fit of despondency. Mrs. Dring was about middle age and had long been associated with hotel bus- iness in South Essex and will be ciliating to all parties an-d it would ter in the afternoon. I Shortly before six o'clock Mr. Leo- be strange indeed if a srcat improve-f J" nard, who had devoted the whole ment in the. act does not result. To go into detail as to the chang- es proposed by the interested parties on both sides of the case would serve no good purpose at 'his juncture. Suffice it to say ihat the men repre- senting the mine workers showed a most thorough knowledge of the prac- tical workings of coal mines and were able to direct to the heart of things as they were presented to them for consideration. The propos- his time for some months past to taking care of his wife, had occasion lieve in the Grand Trunk Pacific. The future of this country is so great also couple automatically the steam j that it staggers one to think of it- pipes for heating, electric wires for T thought much of it when I under- telephone and light-ins, and any other f took this tour, but since I have been necessary connections between cars. in this part of the country, since I The inventor is a young man not have seen with my own eyes what is yet twenty-four years of age, and familiar to you, my opinion of the lives here with his brother, C. S. future of Canada is not to go up town for a brief period. Re- Witwer of the Good Co. He is a turning about half nast -six he was j fully qualified civil engineer and has met a short distance from the house j made all his own drawings which are a hundred, but a thousand fold increased." (Loud cheers.) Sir Wilfrid concluded, the speech. by his little son who enjoined him a model of neatnrss and perspicuity, with to "come quickly as mamma was very j He has be-on employed by the Grand audiencei' "When my eyes arc "closed- sick and vomiting." Mr. Leonard j Trunk Pacific ever since the first sod in he concluded "if I can o n "ITrtvf Mrs. McKenzie, a neighbor, who had -been called in by Cecil, the little son. supporting Mrs. Leonard, who was suffering terribly. It aft- I cd bill has been published, and cop-! Dears from the few words big end of it in a truly masterful style. The crew consisted of Engi- neer Gay, Fireman Maclean, Conduc- tor Breckenridge and Brakesmen Dal- ey and Harrison. Never before, said t-hcy, had the opportunity been theirs of experiencing such a pleasant trip fire to the other'! an-d conducting such a genial crowd near by, which include the j of excursionists. Their courtesy Imperial and Continental Oil Com pany. The be superb, but thev have in return was for damage is estimated to lhcir efforts the thanks of a satisfied public. NEW ONTARIO SETTLERS WANT ASSISTANCE Toronto, July has been received from Fort Francis stating that as a result of the forest fires several of the settlers in that district ies had been placed in the hands of all interested parties some time be- fore the meetings were held, so that all parties to the'conferences with a good knowledge of the-scope and intent of the proposed new mea- sure. IT will be interesting to note have been burned cut. They request i the difference between the text of the bill as proposed and as it will final- ly pass into law taking the place, of the present law, which it is designed to replace. (Coniiis'iied on page that investigation be made and that some relief be sent the suffering set- tlers. T. W. Gibson, acting deputy minister of lands and mines, wired for further particulars. able to utter that she had taken eight tablets of corrosive sublimate. The doctor was immediately sum- moned, and in the meantime whatever antidotes were available were ad- ministered. Dr. Harris was nuickly on the scene and did all that medical skill could do for the unfortunate lady, to no puipose. and after linger- ing all night, her sufferings terrain- ated about eight ing morning. o'clock the follow- was turned at Fort William some live or six years ago, until quit-e recent- ly. Xo company has boon formed to T2JCC lh" or so shares in the patent are being sold for the purpose of raising tho funds to have full size mod- els made and to demonstrate them before the various railroad bodies. HON, FRANK OLIVER ON HIS WAY HOME Whitenorse, July F. Oliver left here yesterday for Van- couver, en route to Edmonton. He will probably reach the Alberta cap- ital on August -Jth or 5th. look upon a united people upon all that which I have completed here "by our policy, if I can look upon them as true Canadians all preserving the of irieir country, but in their hearts the greater pride of Canadian nationality within the British Em- pire there, sir, I will feel my life has not been lived in vain, and I shall die happy." When Sir Wilfrid sat down the audience- ,gave vent To its feelings and burst into great tx- eitement. PERMITS TO BUILD W. R. Hull, stores, Redpath Lerhbridge Public Schools, altera- tions, Cout-ts street, ?1760. ;