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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ohuue V Leihbriuge, Alberta, Wednesday, July 31, 1012 Number 100 POLICE LIEUT. KEEPS HIS MOUTH CLOSED Defence be That He Jfe t' ie Victim of Plot THROWIilG OUT NET N. Y. Dii> rict Attorney is Worli ing Night and Day New YJulv, Hail and) lead i jMSUinJh Hsion all in unestigale the1 xclatioiii. LVIVH IIP gtmlilcrs and and RIFLE WENT OFF; MOTHER KILLED BULLET CAME THROUGH THE CEILING WHERE SON HAD LOADED RIFLE Siettler, Alta., July dentally discharging a loaded rifle in the room above the kitchen where his mother .was cooking, the ten year old con of Roorge A Lang, grain merchant, caused her death, the bullet entering her after passing through the ceiling. Alt so JJ lip hn tn MRS. HERMAN ROSENTHAL ndicaled that lie i Wife of the murdered New York gamb Icr, who is now giving the tnvestlgat- ore of her husband's death some val- lo protect every murdur of vim fired Kos- tho uable and startling information Whether t Becker will care j atari ni 'in opportunity to iiake hltr on easier by tell- the recipients of Hrraft monej vluch piccker if disr. osdd HIIL disJijLt at liu "aid Over'fifty w potnacd' to ap] jun to trll nt t know of the alleged police Infoimation ob- tained from Hjose vln sirs lie was ioni gambling he ot proof, district alto ofi piialiLng arrests will lie wralim mJ to obtain evi- IN HANDS OF A SHIPPING CLIfE Is. Charge- Made Against the ;Bpar'd of Track London. July Buxtqn; president at the .Board-of-Trade, an> District AUor- i nounced in Rose says lie 'it is doubtful. If o tell his story in every detail, t is reported to s will be sub- ifore the grand list oi name.1; of the Hg and little gam Rose; who, in his aecii sal ions against Becker, said that nvlipn1 i.lic police' -lieutenant took charge of ilic strong arm squad he that the -Board of Trade' had framed goyerning, Jife-aayiug pre- cautions oh .vessels, bused on recommendations of the tee which had consirlffrotl 'the Titanic disaster. Although many members of the House were anxious for a de- names gamlilcts ;batc on the rules, he could be made to give up for police continued, would be announced dur- ]irofcctian. Rose says that Becker j ing the parliamentary recess, and 'took the list and .determined i would come up before'the House of noney each gambler was to-lie Commons early next session. He re- fused to give any inkling as to their nature or of -the committee and re- connnondatioTiB. Several newspapers here assert ihat tiio Hoard of Thine is" off with anywhere From to Uie hands of the shipping interests and cannot be expected, to aet ini: in i ch 'For the privilege of do- ing business .unmolested sonic gam- Rose said, paid as high a.s JsfjQO a :month, while little fellows (MflfJ a month: jre.inwltilc Police Lieutenant lictk- irr, prisoner in the Tombs, is saying inothihg, and there is no confirmation .pf the report that his defense will he ithafc three gamblers, Rose, Vallon sind Weber, finding thV. caso going .against them, got together anil [ram- ,ril a story that would involve Heck- ;pr. "13ig Jack" Selig, to whom 'Rose fsays he sent word to get men to >Elay Rosenthal, will appear when 'Wanted.. 1-Iis counsel has told the .public prosecutor that Selig would vtcll everything he'knew of the case. .Sclig is' now on b.iil for car- .ryfng concealed weapons. The alleged assassins of Roscnthal, Harry Horo- partially. NEW EMPEROR'S PROCLAMATION DELIVERED BEFORE IMMENSE GATHERING OF JAPANESE OFFICIALS Tokio, Aug. 1. Yosbihilo, the Em- peror'ol the Neuro Taise, read his first proclamation at half-past teu o'- clock this morning, before an im- mense gathering ot" the officials and representatives ot all branches of the service. The iQni'peror said; "The -death of the former Emperor has caused great sorrow to the nation, hut the throne cannot be left empty, and state administration cannot be ne- glected, even for a day. We, there- fore, immediately ascended ttte throne and will administer the affairs 01 the country under the protection of our Imperial ancestors and provisions of the constitution. In this administra- tion, we hope not to be misled. We shall endeavor to sustain and further j the ''great work done and undertaken by the former emperor. You, our jects, do your best for your country, as you did for the former emperor, and be loyal to us." The proclamation of the new Em- peror pays lengthy tribute to .Mutsu- hifo, the dead iruler. Marquis Saionji, the Japanese pre- nier replied to the Emperors alien, commencing his speech with the words: "I most respectfully reply to your Imperial Majesty." After a laudatory tribute to the late Emperor, of New York CROP PROSPECTS EXCELLENT IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA BECKER Of .the New York Police, who Is al leged to have had reasons for desir ing to see Rosenthal put out of the way. He is under arrest and is con sidered to be the head of the police conspiracy HA'NDSQME' TROPHY Premier SakmjL.pledged unremit- ting loyalty to the sovereign.- The' Hudson's Bay Company have1 presented a handsome trophy for the Lethbridge ex- hibittbn.' Jt is a-beautlful ster- ling silver gold-lined cup, to be competed for in the live stock class, and goes to the best, six- Jiorse team ou. exhibition. The rrophj Is certainh a. dandy, ind horse exhiottors should V make gojint ot going ifter it.. The cup is'one of the nicest looking tiophies on the list t ff PROVINCE IS IN NEED OF ANOTHER NEW JAIL Lethbridge Institution 'is Overcrowded and is Being Enlarged "Another provincial jail will he erected in the northern part ot tlie province next spring." lion. A. J. McLean, provincial-sec- retary, is in-the city today, and 'in conversation with ihe Herald this energetic fanners at Barney, j morning, made that announcement.. The provincial jail here is full, to overilowing. In fact, it has been so steadily overtaxed during the past year that work is 1o be started vhitf RAISING MONEY MAKERS (Special to' The Herald.) Barney, ,Tuly. 31. We Have 'bu't we think the women of tlrs district arc worthy a of praise, when we (note .the en-., thusiasm they have shown for chicken raising this year. Mrs. Everett has four hundred Mrs. g for Brooks between five-.and EIK .bundrod, and Mrs, Doan three ni hundred cbicltens and eighty turkeys; in fact there is hardly new cell section. The foundations nvitz or "Gib "Lefty ;a woman in this neighborhood J.ouis" and "Wjiitey Lewis" arc still stt large. "Dago Frank" Circoi is in custody. who has less than one hundred will he laid by prison labor, and next the superstructure will he built winch will practically double chickens ...'iiuuihrr of cells giving close to instead of 102 as at present. But with the jail caring for the 200 PARLIAMENT NOT TO MEET UNTIL JANUARY Ottawa, Ont., -July iiamenl will not .moet for the trans- action of business until early in Jan- uary, is said lo be quite probable in political and' departmental circles. The nrograuime of work (o be ar- ranged Is heavy anil miniHtcrs may decide Unit 'the imriioses of the gov- ernment may.he bettor served by de- voting the months of November and December to complete preparation of the estimates rtnd -legislation" of the session 'than by -meeting -Parliament with a programme of work not fully outlined. Much depends, of course, on the headway which Ig'mndc -by the Cabinet in the preparation of business during the months' of September and October, and a definite announcement as to the da'tc the .Mouse wil'.open will not 'be made until, late in Sep- tember. The Democrats in Nebraska are Laughing Lincoln, July He- luiblicaiiB of Nebraska split, yester- holding two conventions, Stftto central oomniHtecs, and paving the way for two State tickets to ho for in-November. The break came after the executive committee of tho old State ctftitrul nuiniiiittce had ,of tiio Progressive seats hud been coiilbsted by the1 fol- lowers of President Tafl. This''gave CONTRACT FOR -SWNOT BLOCK ROW OF STORES AT CORNER OF FIFTH .STREET AND FOURTH AVENUES Work on. the temporary block to be erected by H. the Cal- gary capitalist, on the site recently bought by him from the Eastern Town- ships Bank, will be commenced al- most immediately. This was the ad- vice received today from Calgary. It stated that the contract for the Reports From Herald Correspondents Show Vary- ing Yields but the Average Will Run Seventy-five Per Cent SOME OF THE SEASON'S LESSONS HERMAN LROSENTHAL The murdered .New York gambler, whose killing has caused a tremend- ous scandal, in New York circles police COME ON WITH OFFICE AT Demand for Titles is Unanimous Through- but the South Magrath, 'July Magrath Board of Tradb iias "taken .strong measures :iii urging' the government to take action cm the inatt'cr of locating a land titles at a; in Southern Jitia meeting of the executive yesterday a resolution was read as Whereas, been prov- en" conclusively .tliat im'present sys- tem of centralizing the land titles business of the province of Alberta at Edmonton and is inade- quate and' a failure anil, whereas it [Hits the'people living in this south- ern portion of the province to great inconvenience and expense, and, where as, the system of "many land titles offices" in- the province of Saskatche- wan has been signally successful, Therefore, he it resolved that Ma- ;rath Board of Trade earnestly pray that the government ..will see fit to take action in this matter immedi- ately, and locate an office at a cen- ,rai point in 'this'extreme portion oi the province, H is hoped tliat a concerted effort n the part' oi all the Boards of Trade in; the south will he emphatic block ha-3 already been let to Doyle f enough 'to" arouse the" officials, with Asking its corps of correspondents in Southern Alberta for accurate ports on crop conditions, the Herald today is in a position to give Its a fairly reliable estimate of the season's prospect! There were Instruction! given to conceal nothing and to give the public a report which could be ,as a basis upon which to base business prospects The reports show several The total yield will be fair, probably averaging seventy per cent, sornt districts giving higher and some less. Is There hss not been any serious damage to date from hail. A strip from Grassy Lake to Whitla was struck, but It will not seriously affect the total. The farmers were nearly all insured and the companies on the average treated, them generously. There was considerable damage In spots from the cut worm, particularly to the south and west Jind the Hessian fly was reported in the ClaretheJnv Stavely. districts. What might be the immediate Lethbndge district, suffered through the rain coming fate, but If this favorable weather only long enough and there ii ho frost, the yield will be up to normal. Otherwise It will not exceed sixty per cent. 1 South of the city, except around Cardston, It was too dry, and the crops were delayed, but the yield sixty per Macleod district suffered severely from cut worms, and there was.somt at winter killed. East ot Chin there was more rain and the crops bid fair to average 83 per Along the branch" thV conditions are most and if frost holds off two weeks, there will be an 80 per cent yield. The hii: :coufittryi the'C. i' E.( tracks, reports a 100 per cent crop. The season's operations to-date are all against dlscrng in on Summer fallowing has been amply vindicated. In the territory east of the city there is a very Jargefy increased-flax acreage and the yield will be great. While there is cutting in progress the' general harvest Is ten to twelve days off and should this weather continue there is a strong possibility of a five per cent Improvement in the conditions 4. at least. With the crop on the whole averaging seventy per cent, there will be a .tremendous increase in the'quantity of grain produced, owing to increased .acreage. Places like River on the south, and Burdett on the east, wif! not have nearly sufficient elevator accommodation to deal with the sit Matjqn. grair.j, such as barley and Jits, will be a heavy yield. The alfal-, fa and timothy crops are now being cut and the yield is splendid. From -the survey of the'whole field, it Is safe to say year Prom' ises to be eminently satisfactory and that while a number of Individual farmers ware hit by some form of'draw back, the great majority are going t to do fairly1 well. prisoners continuously instead of 103 as intended; anil with tho guard rooms of the Mounted Police bar- racks all over the province filled all Ihe time, it has hcnn home homn on the provincial government that SOIIM- tliing must be done to relieve tho and Hon. Mr'. McLean says that the erection of an- other jail in the north is the only solution. A .lail in the North .lust where the jail will he located Mr. McLean dill not say, and that information is considered a stato se- cret for the time at least. Kort Saskatchewan is understood to be the choice. Commenting on the need of another jail the provincial secretary said the foreign element in tlie pro- vince was responsible for 'the crowd- ing of the prrs'.-nl jait accommoda- tion. This stale oi nllairs will fcra- (lli.illy right itself lie thinks, hut with the population of the province stcncl- ly increasing flicro is no other solu- tion for the problem of caring for offenders, against Ihe law than to Ihe .liooHM-oIt faction.'control of the erect molher jail, convention. IC'ouiliaefi on pag and Thomas, building Contractors, and they'- will ship their outfit to Leth- brirtge early next month ready to com- mence work. While the'Jjlock to be erected now will only he temporary, it is under- stood that part of the foundation at least will be prepared for the five storey structure which is to be erect- ed iii place ot the temporary- build- ing, next year. the result that Ihe evil will he over- come. ONTARIO FARMERS 'COMPLAIN St. 'Mary's, Out., farmers in BInnchard" and Fnllertoi 'townships complain of the fall wheat being :rusted, and in a number o-i fields 'shrivelled Harvesting of grain is now, general in. this locality. CAN'T LOAD COAL ON THE STEAMERS Port Arthur, Ont., July though ihe Canadian Northern Coal Ore Docks Co. 'announced thnt its plant would open this morning foi those men who caretl to return to work under the protection of the mil- iliii.'there were not, enough laborers on hand to warrant coniinencemcmt of operations, and three coal-laden steam ers arc lying Idlo there. The strike against the company seems do far to be very effective, de- spite the expectation that violence re- sorted- to tonight against the strikers. Shice the militia men turned out, there has been no sign of personal conflict, and all la quiet ab- out the coal docks section. Abe Ruef Gets the Easy Work in Prison San Quontln, Cal., July riiiiiEc of good -behavior since ha was in an attempt to smuggle candy through the prison gates, dur- ing the visit of a. friend. Abraham Huef, former political boss of San Francisco, has been, relieved of work In the jute mill, and assigned to more congenial employment. Starting today, Huef assumes the position of librarian in (he Catholic library at the, prison, 'It is said ihat Huef is: greatly' pleased the All Depends on Weather Coaldale, Jul> all dapeiids on the weather here If theMvarai weath- er continues foi a lew weeks longer, witii no.frost, there be good qroiia al Coiiidate. If it doesn't, there .viil be poor.crops. The rain too late ill coming foi an early itart in growth and everything is two or three weafcs behind time. If the weather good, there be 90 pel cent If it doesn't, (JO per cent. is. the best that can be nredicted Spung wheat, oats and barley are tho lending grain crops. Alfelu and are-in full swing, and the ci'op-is' up to the best expectations Burdett Will Average..Up .Well Burdett, July estimate of tho crops around Bnrdett could be placed at 90 per.cent, oirgcc-d farm- ing, and 60 per cent on poor fieldb. The weak spots are to be-found on glubble. Spring will the big yield, and there will be .aiuenormoiia increase in quantity.. Burdett dis- trict will average up with'.othCTs as uniformly'good, and the continuance of good weather will aec cutting oral in ten days. Good Farming Bringing Remits Harons, July 'aro -looking well In this district, with the lion of stubble, fields, which are lock- ing rather slender all over the coun- try. Taken as a-whole, the crops hfiVe never looked hotter for the pust li-nr or five years, and (lie farmers nre looking fo" yields above 1 wheat is not to c.v- pectalions, (he wire worm hiding it badly in spots. Spring wheat, oats, and 'flax, en Ihe other hand, could not look mom promising The esti iK'te here is for a crop averaging 'eighty cent., and (hat will be much best since the days a few years .ago when the records for Western Canadi were broken. Seventy per cent, at Mucleod Macleod, July district will have cious averaging from 40 70 per cent. Some of. the winter WJPRC- was winter killed, and the cut' destroyed spots from 20 to 10 acres in extent. This, with slow tend to conditions desired, but it is ex- pected that wh-en the grain is thresh- ed (lie quality will be high, and tl.e quantity not too bad, considering ad-, verse conditions.. There are some the best farmers in Alberta in IMsi district, and 'biams have co-mted largely in overcoming some, of tha un- foreseen obstacles. There STC fiolls with Immense stands, but these ure offset in others wheie the 'worm in its deadly work, i educing the av- erage. (Continued, on .page ONTARIO BOAT SAID TO BE LOST SAILED 'FROM SARNIA OVER A WEEK AGO FOR ST. JOSEPH MICHIGAN .Sarnin, Out., July schoon- er Julia Larson sailed out of the port. A iclegram received from: .St. Joseph, Mich., sini. "Juli.i l.arsen vliich sailed for here last Monday, ii.-is not arrived., it is feared she has gone down with ail on board." The Larsen is owned b> the Goder- icll Transportation Co., and the trip, was her first. Capt Lawrencu in command with his two> sons wife and child'art'An Uw boat All ate Uom 'A ;