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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Vol. IV. Lethln'iclge. Alta.. Thursday, June Number 14-1. IN DEFENCE OF THE MORMON CHURCH President Smith Has Is- sued Official State- ment DUE TO ATTACKS Made Upon the Mormon) Church in Great Britain Salt Lake. Utah. May ing the silence which it has always maintained against the assaults of its detractors. the Mormon Church, through its First Presidency in I IIP, person of Joseph K. Smith, prophet and revelator. has replied to its an- tagonists in the United States and! Great Britain. The protests to the British Hume Secretary against the work of Mor- j iron missionaries in England is direct cause of this unprecedented ac- tion. The Mormon church defends it- !elf in a lengthy public statement, j parts nf which follow Latter-Day Saints are doing in Hnplaiul giiiywhat they have done for the pasi 74 the Gospel of -Jesus I'hrist., It may seem strange that we should send nyn in this day to Great Britain and throughout the Christian world to preach the Gospel, hut, we are preach- ing the Gospel that was established by the Savior during; His ministry. "We in being honest, true, chaste, virtuous and benevolent. We believe in the home anil that it must be kept pure. "T believe in Well Known Mounted Police Officer Given-im- portant Position Sergt. Major Peters of the R.N. W.M.P. has been appointed deputy warden of the provincial jail here. This announcement was made by Hon. A. J. McLean, who was in the city yesterday. Sergt. Major Peters has been in the force.for many years and en- joys a splendid reputation as a good officer. Mr. McLean stated that the gov- ernment wanted a military man for this position, a man who could force discipline and take full charge of the prisoners. A man with this experience was necessary and Sergt. Major Peters was se- lected. The new official was in the city yesterday and went west this morning to visit his brother- in-law, Inspector Belcher, at Pinch- er Creek. Hon. Mr. McLean visited Ray- mond yesterday afternoon and bought a fine team of horses for the new jail. Mr. McLean states that the jail farm will be plowed up this year and put in crop next year, the prisoners being used for this work. R. L BORDEN REPUDIATES NEW CONS PLATFORM THOS. 1MABB jf GRAND MASTER1 j Distinguished Honor for Prominent Local Mason thei Ottawa, June L. Borden has prepared an Ottawa platform fo party'. He proposes: (iovenimenl ownership and. operation of the Hudson's Bay Ry.; (ujveniment aiul operation of the Terminal (miin Elevators: That the natural resources of Saskatchewan and Alberta, such as timber and water power should be handed over to the provincial authori- ties to administer. That the duty on agricultural implements should be further reduced; That .British preference should be incivased. The above despatch came in the usual way through the Western PATERSON TOUR THE WEST With Minister of the In- terior He Will Visit Chief Centres Ottawa, June Frank Oliver, minister of the interior, will leave for Winnipeg on Sunday night to open a series of public meetings on rhe reci- wives. who are Inyal, content j Procity issue throughout 'the prairie ed and happy mothers. They have Provinces in advance of the opposition heinc true to five been my wives for from over 27 to more than 40 years. Through all these years I have held my love and duty to them above all things else. leader, who leaves for the west on 15. Mr. Oliver will probably be accompanied by Hon. Wm. Paterson, one of the negotiators for the agree- i ment at Washington. The itinerarv "in England individuals have mah-jhas not iheen arranged hm ciously misrepresented us. They say that we are bringing girls here immoral purposes. This is infamous. The fact is we arc trying to purge Utah oi the iniquitous white-slave traffic. In a strictly Latter-Day .Saint settlement- prostitution is un- known. "They say that we are traitors. This charge is begotten in the spirit of absolute falsehood. We have shown our loyally to this state, which we have reared out of a des- ert. It is an American state. The first flag raised here was an Ameri- can flag, hoisted on Ensign Peak in 1817, and the only (lag that was ever here by a Mormon was an Am- erican-flag." The statement denies that mission-j first from the window of the smoker arics arc paid to seek converts, de- j while the train was running nearly Press, but since it was set in a denial has been received from Ottawa, as follows: R. L. Borden, Opposition leader, when seen this morning in refe'rence Ito the article in the Montreal Heraid, I J in which it was stated that he would 'when in the West advocate a certain _______. j programme, including an increase in r T) f 'the British preference, said: "The ar- Lolqmtt or lexas Keruses'. 'ticle is pure invention. I have not j communicated to this correspondent or Ito any other person of my speech in Winnipeg or any other western po'nt. !The article has been evoivecl to 'extent out of my past aspirations on i public questions and in ot'-ier respects lout of the imagination of the enterpris- It is ab- With iVlethodlStS LIQUOR ISSUE at Grand Lodge Local Masons learned with de- light this morning that R. W. Bro. Thos. McNabb, of this city, had been elected Grand Master of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Alberta. Mr. McNabb is a Mason of high degree, possessing the 32nd degree. He first became a member of the order in Belleville. Ont., and when North Star Lodge was organized here .he affiliated with it, and was one of its charter members. He had filled all the offices of the lo- cal lodge and was Worshipful Master for several years. He had been Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge. Mr. McNabb, in addition to be- ing a worthy Mason, is an estim- able citizen, and his election to this office is cjood news to his many friends within and out of the order. Former City Goes Into the Contract- ing Business ACT As He is Tendering on a Lot of the City Work Rumor 1 hat CP.R. Shops Have Been Located Near There it wall include the chief centres of the toriwest covering most of the points at which Mr. Borden wil] speak. PRISONER JUMPS FROM A TRAIN Causes all the Trouble Governor is on the "Wrong Side, Texas, May 31. Gov. Colquitt of Texas, having lined .up with the anti-prohibition interests in their tight againsv statewide prohibi- tion, and having accepted invitations to make public speeches in the cam- paign, his resignation the Meth- odist church has bet-Ti asked for. The governor has declined to quit the churclr and he refuses to he exT j pe lied. Me insists upon being a Methodist 1 and worshipping in the Methodist! faith, regardless of whether thei church officials cancel his membership or not. The governor has made public his ing scribe who prepared it. soiutely unauthorized. 4 For Explosion That Caus ed Very Serious Hre in Minneapolis Minn.. June NOTHING OFFICIAL G.I .P. Surveyors Work- ing in Direction of Lethbridge (Special to The Herald.) Medicine Hat. June a result of rvrmors to that the C.P.R. car shops have actually been located I THREW JAIL CELL T- Bold Murderer From Imprisonment in Minneapolis Lethbridge is in rather a peculiar position today as it Is without a. head to the city engineering department. Engineer G. M. Arnold completed his term of office last and... .this morning his assistant, H. Meech, Is acting in the capacity of city engin- eer, which position he will occupy un- til such time as the new 'engineer appointed and enters on his duties. It was understood at the time" Mr. Ar- nold's resignation was accepted that he would remain in office until his successor wag appointed and on the ground, but for reasons which have not been given, out officially it was found necessary to terminate Mr. Ar- nold's term on May 31st. It is ru- I morecji however, that the reason for the change is that a company oi en- gineers and eqntractors has been formed with Mr. Arnold at the head for the purpose of carrying on busi- ness as contractors In public improve- of the hkd Minneapolis, -June with a.. i TO I ments In the various cities murder charge involving an IS-vear-1 I west, and that this company old bov, who died last night at tne handed m tenders .on.a great deal of Norwegian Lutheran Deaconess Hos-j --work being undertaken bv the citv pita! Benjamin FmlcK-, said by tne between this city and Redcliffe there is a wild scramble on for outside pro- perty. Yesterday and today every available automobile in the city is en- gaged in police to have eluded and them three times before by a trick, tbis summer: .escaped j.was sen, the city jail janitor, into his cell, stunned him by throwing him- taking prospective buyers j thc slummed the door out. The sale of half a section hirn and it automatic- tbe river to Winnipeg people is taken as partial confirmation of the Tu- mors. .Mayor .Milne declares that he has not received any definite information although promised the first word from Vice President YVhyte. The 'mayor emphasized the-word "definiie." If that is the .ca'se it y of the mayor and coun- cil to terminate Mr. Arnold's term of late yesterday threw Peter beforg these contracts wefe awarded. The change in the engineering de- partment has come at a most inoppor- Word was received here this morn- ing to the effect that a party of Grand n.av n-ach nearly Trunk were camped on the this morn ins; in the garage of Mich lleinsigh Auto Coih- position, and declares his' stand is. a Street" South. The Plunged Head First Out Through Open Window Near Boundary Cranhrook, May head jthe for the cam- poliiical proposition and not a mas- ter uf religion, and neither the'Meth- odist church nor any church has any power to dictate to its members they shall vote for or sup- port prohibit inn or anti-prohibition. The controversy threatens to divide claring they pay their own expenses and baptize no child without its par- ents' consent, or a wife without her husband's consent. Immorality is not tolerated in the church, it asserts, and ;'fo sin is to break the sacred covenants." Thc statement was made by Joseph F. Smith in the offices o? the First presidency in the presence oi his two counsellors .John Henry Smith and Anthon M. I.mid. 20 miles per hour, Steve Madura, an i Italian, escaped from custody ycster- j day, Madura was being taken to 'Ncl- i son jail to serve a sentence of 30 j The issue days for being; drunk and disorderly paign was at Wardner. He was in charge, of J of stale Provincial Constable Adney of Ward-j pie of Texas ner and while the train was running j through Goal Feli Canvon he sudden- i he flection iy plunged head jirst through the op- en window. paign for state-wide prohibition is warm and the election is to be held in -July. Many are siding with and ;atnsi the chief execii- in the gubernatorial cam- ubmission of the question j veying lines in the direction of the Hat. Varous rumors are current as to the route that will be adopted in passing through tbis city en route t.O Lethbridge 'which is said to be tbe objective point. James Fleming received word tin's morning that bis expedition in quest, of antelope bad captured eight. He has undertaken to capture this sea- i son twenty antelope, two moose and j six deer. He aspires to own in aj Minn., whose room was in the rear few years the largest antelope herd fire spread to the Twin City Motor Car Co. to the residence of -I, the rooming house of Mrs. i to the Carolina he explosion was caused by a dynamite bomb is he-1 lie vert bv tune time for the city. It is the de- ally, ran -the length of the corridor, sire of the coundl tQ let the contracts escaped through a door left open for j tor lhe work to be done thlg summer the Memorial Day chime singers, slidjas soon as The amount oE down an elevator cable and disappear j work ahead of them this summer Is ed. Finley is now charged with mur-! the greatest that has ever been under- der in the third degree and mayor j taken in tbe history of the city. The -lames Haynes has personally of- fered ?100 for bis arrest. HOTEL HELP WENT OUT ON STRIKE matter of letting the eo-nract.8 for the work is a serious one, and will re- quire -the utmost time and thought thar the mayor and aldermen can pos- sibly to give to It. It is a question of tbe expenditure of about half a mill- ion dollars of the public's money, and no doubt they will proceed slowly to avoid any rash steps. The people of i Lethbridge have faith in the ability of 'their governing body, but there is no hibition to the p' co- of the Carolina Apartments, and who in the world. savs he is familiar with its sound in if now in i here explosions. Ik- said lie recognized thei _______ hurst of dynamite in today's detona- tion. The force o; the explosion was windows were shattered in buildings hundreds of feet away, and in adjoining bouses Fleming now owns five the C. P. R. Park I Jninne Position Created' thar they should have tbe readr unique r osinon services of a competent mimicipai en- at tKe King Edward in Edmonton CLERICAL AUTOiST HAS isted during the last few weeks be- A TENDER CONSCIENCE iupefi Manaper B. McCuiU, of the Glens Falls. X. V., May King Kdward hotel and his chef, all roomer; shaken from their beds. were ca rried. necessitai ing Inly, but Gov. C'ol- (jtiitt, five candidates in the tield, was elected on the anti-prohini- ONLY A CRUST OF BREAD Winnipeg. June Scottish piris travelled from Montreal to Win- nipeg with only a crust of'bread TO eat. They broke the contracts they had signed to work at Manitoba farm houses. APPEAL TO THE PRIVY COUNCIL The train was stopped and the con- tion ticket. stable searched for his prisoner. clainrrd as a Goat Fell Canyon is not far dis- 'en-sis.- tant, from the International border, and though both Constable Adney and Constable Gunn from Crest-on, search ed all over for him so far they have been unable to locate him, and it is thought he has escaped across the line. always has been friend of the liquor in- (Continued on Page Five.) Craig Gels It Hon. A. J. McLean, provin- cial secretary, when in the city yesterday, intimated that. ;be province would iikeiy ap- peal the decision of the Su- preme Court of Canada, plac- ing ihe responsibility for maintenance of roads and bridges over the irrigation canals of the A. R. I. Co. upon the province, and seek the decision of the Privy Council. LOCATE BOUNDARY LINE Ottawa. May of j the interior depart ment. accompanied by fifteen white men'and a number of Indians, will leave this week for the Yukon where they will undertake the hazardous work of locating the bound- j ary line between Yukon and j FATHER AND SON j 'TO THE CORONATION j London, Ont... May AVrhip Galbraith a.nd his son. Sergt. Campbell j Galbraith. of the 7th Regiment, are jthe only father and son who will have j the honor of representing their regi- 'ments at ihe Coronation. Mrs. Gal-: braith is also going with them, spe- THOS. McNABB. cial quarters having beeu secured for j Of this city: elected Grand Master of her on the boat. J Alberta Mssons (Special to The Herald.) Edmonton May A. Craig, for the past four years superintend- ent of provincial fairs and institu- tes, has been appointed super- intendent cf demonstration farms, under the direction of the depart- ment of agriculture. Kev. Thomas Grieves, pastor of the .Vetliodisi Episcopal church ar. Green- j wjch. has announced 'that he will sell i J all liis possessions and turn over the i proceeds to the parents of little Mary j .Ma.sinn, of Saratoga Springs, wbom i he recently ran down :md killed with j his automobile. The car already has i 1 ht-en sold and (he clergyman's con age i ar Riverside is on the market. A. i i coroner's jury beld Mr. Grieves blame j less for the accident. FILL THE HOUSE .sf people, who ap- rbt- best t.liat the offers, and who want the best attractions to be pre- in ;his city, should pack thf Aii'ijeKtic theatre for tiie pcrfnrinujsco of 01 pa. Nf- ihprsojo tomorrow night, and nr.d his Sarurday nipht. A packed housp wii! encourape Mr. and hip local manager. Mr. Turner, to briny more of such high-clase attractions to this city. A slim house will work the other way. competent municipal gineer before these contracts are awarded. Whoever is appointed to the position of city engineer "will be i held resnonsi'ble for the success of. the Kdmonton, -June l.-As the result i undertakings of the city this year. Jt considerable friction that has c.v- but fair to Mm that be bs given an opportunity to go over the plans and estimates of this work be- fore any contract is given over to the contractors. A long list of applications been received at the city offices for the position of engineer and it is under- stood that tbe appointment be made early next The tenders for the city work are all in the hands of the secretary-treasurer tpdar, May 21 being rhe last day for the receiving of tbe renders. steps the mayor will take toward awarding the contracts are not known, but on'his return from Banff tomorrow some de- finite decision wil] be reached, and it is more than likely that the council win protect itself by leaving the awarding of the contracts over for a couple of weeks? until the new city engineer is appointed and on the ground. the union hHf; at the well known hos- telry walked mit Monday mornin's, and the guests at the bouse were {reared Monday noon with the un- usual spectacle of seeing; bellboys and oihi-r help outside of the regular help wailing on the tables. George' Har- per, iK'ad waiter of 'he hotel dining room, was the only one oi' the union men who