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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Alberta. WcdiM-hday, May Number 143 BISHOPS'POWER AND THE MARRIAGE LAWS Some Very Interesting Cross Firing Between Bench and Lawyer in Marriage Reference Argument-- 1 Effect of Quebec Laws Ottawa, May is consid- ered to bo the crucial point in the ar- gument o" the learned counsel :ia to right of the Dominion Parliament to enact the Luucastor Marriage Hill, reached in tho Supreme Court .fliia afternoon, when' Mr. P. B. Mlg- neault, K.C., of. Montreal, aa-sertoa .that the gene-mi public: misunderstood many legal lights seemingly marriage law of the Province of: Quebec. In referring to the under the law in Que- bec, a marriage, is null and no mai riage at all, even if the -jmrtl-es lived together, a number of years, unless-r-they, being Roman Catholics, of it was aolemn Ixed by a priest. 'The children .are always protect- ed." exclaimed Jlr. Migneaulc, with earnestness. is absolute- ly misconceived and misconstrued by people who are -responsible for the wgltatlon. They have no right to mis- construe the law lit this way, and im- pute that the children arc thrown on the 'world as .illegitimate. It is not the law of the province of Quebec, and never will be' By far the most interesting discus- sion took lilace tin atternoon that has ensued since the hearing ataried. Mr. jVIlgnoault showed his full mastery of Quebec marriage laws, on which lie la a recognized authority. Al) the Justices ol' the court tho animated discussion that took place at times, Justices Idington and .Duff being partlcnlarly anxious to gu into tlie matter deeply and surely. Mr. Migneault is expected to com- plete his argument tomorrow, when he will be followed by .Mr. Hellmtith, K.C., Toronto, who Vill take up the from another asijeut. and re- ply to Hon. "Wallace Nesbitt; K.C. who opened the case for the promot- ers pC the bill; The two Quebec coun- sels. R. S, Smith, 'K.C., and Aime Qooffrion, are expected to present the case from the side of th-eir province, and later Hon. Mr Nesbitt and 'Mr. Lafleur will have an opportunity of 'It is thought the case will consume the whole week. The Obstacles Continuing, after luncheon, Mr. Migneault took up the phase of op- position to marriage in .connection with the Quebec laws 'Marriage may be prevented by means of the opposition of the fath- er, mother, tutor or prior consent of! one of, the parties." he.said. "In this event, there must be som-3 other of-Ii- or miniEter-rwbo, by leg; lalatiou, is charged with the solemn- ization. Take the city of .Montreal, (Continued on page 7) GRAIN GROWERS GET TERMINAL ELEVATOR Winnipeg, May >.has been known for some time that tlio Grain Growers' Company was contemplating. the pur chased of a .terminal elevator and the story now comes trom Tort William that it has suc- ceeded in purchasing -elevator "B" from the C.P.R. SIR HIBBERT THE LATEST NAMED Will Former Conservative Minister Succeed Late Mr. Mabee THE SCAVENGING SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE REORGANIZED COLLECJ1ON OF CITY S GARBAGE IS :NOT MADE AT REGULAR PERIODS It the number of complaints are made daily about the. scavenging fejstem which is in force in the ciU given by the scavenging department, that particular department will beu close investigation For hardl> a day passes In which'-the Herald is'not' in- formed the failure of the scaven- gers the duty-which they (ire intended" to do, and..some- of the ratepajers are getting oE the condition of .affairs which exist. Whether or not. the equipment the scavenging- tlepai tment Is not ule uuate, the .fact remaiBB that, garbage cans-which, are supposed to .-be tied at least once a week, and twice a week in -warm- weather, are often left over for a beiiig emptied. The Herald investigated today and is in possession of.facts which show (that garbage -cans at private resi- dences have not been one ;whole month: .practically one whole street' in' the east of the city has made that: complaint today. Where does? the trouble Ho' T-he Board of Health has been ap- proached- about tho complaints nhd their answer-is. that the city, on the mling of the collcltor has placed fhe scavenging department in direct thaigc of the cilj, nhereip Jt TV is foi .merly controlled by .the Board i Of- iieiHh In this case the cltj is res jJoneible. Those who complain state that., with nvarm weather coming on, the' gar igc cins a e boconlng a nuisance and will continue to bo so-until the Kcayenging department SBBB to it that ill garbage is removed at leaijt .twice a week. Thoy want something'done and -.quickly, and. If the .fault is' not there will be lit the next of the city coun- cil .to flnd.ouf juet why nothing has been done. PROMINENT BRUCE LIBERAL DEAD Out.; May death ot John F AID took place on Sunday Thlro one eais ago he came to Chealey, and hail resided here evsr since. Jle sat In the town coun- cil, and was reeve from 1S97 to He was the Liberal candidate fnr Con- Ire Bruce in 1902, and was defeated by five HE IS A FATHER OF TWINS AT EIGHTY., New May Dr.-Div- id Ml) 11 Goiton the famous Brooklyn- physician, at the age of SO years, has been presented a line health; pair of tw ins a ben and girl bj Ins toi nierlj_his_steno iphei TV horn he nia about i yeai ago In speaking of his being i fa thcr it SO Di Gorton said IE a min will pioperlj infl model xtelj there is no lensou he bQouId noi, hc 'with health and vigor lintil way past do Dr. Gorton mover drank in--.1 toxicating liquors, does iipt use tobacco, ami confines himself almost wjiolly to a vegetarian diet. Ottawa, May Hibbert T'jpper is being mentioned as the successor of the late Judge Mabee as chairman of the Railway Com- mission. The position has not yet been offered to him, but it hss, It is understood, been under ser- ious consideration. Whether he would be willing to accept it or, not. is unknown, as he has! an, enormous law practice in the' West. However, he -is looked up- on as a likely man for the posi- tion as he'has.a knowledge of railway law, and has been a close student of Canadian rail- way development. DUCAL HAD NARROW ESCAPE Niagara Falls, Out., May Mehiibers of the ducal parly hud a narrow' escape yesterday while inspecting the piant of '-the Electrical here. The Duke and Princess Pat- rlcta. had just passed, when a heavy atone, which was being -unloaded for the work, crush- cd down, just missing Colonel as 'it pnased. TAFT MEN HELD OWN SIDE SHOW FARCE OF HOLDING TWO, CON- VENTIONS WAS REPEATED IN TEXAS lort Ala) iidcnt Tifts IIMS supporlcii. )C5 mlu icnibul to ptrticipatc in the stilt coinptition (lotmniU'l 'Jj the Rouscvllt foicci miiclicd avaj lie fore tlie time settled [or convening, and lidd i squiatc conMiition Lich couvelitibn chose eight delegates al large to the national republican con- vention and declared for its favored state and national leaders. .The Itooscvclii delegates were elected at convention held in the appointed place and composed of .delegates se- lected according to the call ,of the state executive committee, namely one from .each county.' Roosevelt (.biinid leprcscnlatnrs from. counties of the states' The Taft .were elected at a convention organized on the basis of one delegalc for each one ..hundred voles cast for 1908. This con- vention claimed delegates from 203 counties and polled votes; The Kooxevclt convention adopted the ma- jority report of the executive com- mittee on temporary while the fift contention added tint Milled two of the lliirtv-onp meihher.s of this committee. J HORSE STEALING IS THE CHARGE 01 LL a scoie" off on hand a the police h ujflicks- VI- hcrt uralnm But ILorton and Q T" (J I out aic haying their pidmunan lieirnift on the of apiuopriit- ing thirteen heacl.nt hoiics belonging farmer .riam d nun on "oi iboul tlie 14th of A-pril lisf It uilMic tint beiore tlic hoises verc alkgcd to liccn stolen unDraiul- shoitlj aftci their ittuin to 1, ukman s place brands appeared oh cverv animal. The case is being heard by Inspec- tor -Howard and will take up a or two. The majovity of thosy who will testify are from the district, and tlic outcome or ..the proceedings is bniiig watched by ra'uchnich in this vicinity BONAR LAW The Native Canadian, Leader of the British Unionists, who will Visit Canada in August JUDGE WALSH CHAIRMAN.OF May to objections by the miners, a change has been made in the chdirmaiibhip ot thq Commis -sion of.'Enquiry the miners of District No.: IS and the Opeiators d repre sentativc the chairman being.. man. The Hon Mr fua- tice W L- pi erne Court of. Alberta, Twfe named to. succeed ifarn Bentley of Lethbiidge t WILLIAM DE'AN FINLEY Publicity Director of the Seventh In- ternational Dry-Farming Congress" whose work is making Leth- bridge and Southern Al- berta world-famous QUEEN MARY Ttf' HELP PRISONER TRY-TO OBTAIN PARDON'FOR ENLIST- BY A PEARL III., May bo Ailams wlio is scning a in tlic Southern Illinois pcnitcnliary for killing Charles Johns, may lie pardoned through the efforts oi Queen Mary of England. Adams was a pearl fisher. One day PAID THE LAWYER WITH A PINK-EYED CAYUSE Tom Davies Tells the Court How He Paid Charliw Harris for Securing Acquittal on Horse Stealing Charge (Special to Hie (algali, Y.u 3') Flic trial of Charles F. Man-is, 'a., former Letlt brulgc is cliargc.l mtli converting .belong- to ThoiiKis. Davis to .his own was continued bcfoit' the lion Mr., Justice Walsh in. HID criminal as- Louit jcstudaj afternoon Ml Harris li conducting lus own dtfencc and is inaMig A strong James Short, K.C., crown prosecu- tot, is looking after the case for the King the couit icsmnccl Thus Daus attain pi iced in the mss and ny the defendant. Witness denied he had the defendant ot taking from him instead of U.500 He had recencd from Mr. Harris over hut. had' rtccned the balance Witness at Kno lodged he had heen aircsled for stealing a hoise fiom a neighbor fanner, and that Mr. Harris had act- ed for him and lie had.been acqufttetl. In the defending much he rec-iml for his semces witness iaici hr had given him a cavnse. l-fe: also" had. asked 'Harris to assist him in preventing iris son being arrested for'horse stealing. "You succeeded in getting icittd ,ind also in getting me acquit- said Davis, his remark causing' much racrrimcnt in the court room. R Smith, at I ethhridge, and formerh a clerk in the office of the defendant, that a nt had been issued by Davis .iga.noi the C P R in 1901 He present uben the pouer ot at- was executed and himself it up On the day that the powei of altornin prepaicd the comp'ain-, ant in Hams' office, Dans >aiil that le wanteJ and said he. would be satisfied with that anraunl Nothing Mas. mentioned at that time about "the lawyer's fees. Witness, un- derstood from Harris that he (tho latter) going to Calgan to ef- fc-t a settlement with the C P R 'aid that as long as he got SI 500 for himself it would be all light Witness swore that Daus came to Harris' office and demanded the full amount recened bv him from thp C P R nameh Harris re- plied that he would the monev in time WILSON AND ROOSEVELT CARRY NEW JERSEY JUSTICE WAL.SH Appointed Chan man of Conciliation Board to Succeed H Bcntley FOUNDER OF OVERSEAS COMING Mi T Claike, secieUn of the his unikmrn lu boats, ou the Overseas club, Ins leioued j Ictiot Wahabh rnci opening clam shells' from Ml Eichn, ibtel Ot- in scaich ot pcails, one of the HKII lan.i, m wlmli the foiiniler or the he liKcH he in Lcth- He found an untisuilh beautiful and laiqc and slipped it into liil pocket lindgo from lime to JOth Vdams .iskcd ten tie pcail and the icatli Hinuipcg on the 10th U accused man attacked Adams with a langpir.enls will he m.idc [01 ,i rous- luntc Vil.mis pullid j ing meeting during his line He Killed liii absailant meeting ,it Oltatti 'Ihc was ituneicil and at tlaee liroceedb used to defend picscnl A New pearl lunci bought ff .j. ,f ff stone'for and sold it to a London je-.veller, who later' disposed of it to the roval family, and now the pearl is the center jewel in the Queen's necklace. She lias learned the story of tlie pearl and lias liecn in communication with jer, and tin tone of hrr littiu indi- RANCH HAND FOUND DEAD cates that hhe will aid in .securing his paldon CAUGHT IN SWIFT CURRENT Montreal. Afay Hame- lin uas (hownod and a companion, named Rosnrio I illion, harelj cscap ul ln.'ii the hoat i The accident OLUined out tlie hack river, when the two went too close to the swift -rapids. Medicine Hat, jamcn. Adolph.: Kellenbcrger was-found dead in a house at Eagle Butle last Friday. The cause of hig death is siill in doubt "When last seen alive he was apparently in per heitlth, and Biirroundinga at the house show his inleu iion of leaving about the time of his suddon death Kallenserger has worked foi tho past four pears on ihe U Cross rajicli. NEW MANAGER FOR MONTREAL- T Ambrose ho h.ia been managei of the Bank of Alan- here since the death of R. F. Reeve, has of his appointment to the man agenipnt of the important branch of the bank at Spokane, Wash Mi Ambrose's residency in the citj has heen short, but he has made mans filends, and impressed generallv as being a banker, who knew the businesb fiom to Mr Ambrose came here fiom iMontieal His inembei of the lUff the lo cal brinch, F G Hoods, man- agei j.t Indian Head Afr Woods was formerl) at Raj- mond and Caidston He ia lughh esteemed, and his rapid m the hanking Tiorld is a compliment to his'-splendid'ab-, ilitj He is a Stratford, Ont, man ongmalli, being a son of former Countj Coiu t Judge Woods of that ritj Premier Borden and the Great Naval Problem OFF TO ENGLAND IN JUNE Ottawa, May an- nouncement is now made that Premier Borden and Hon. J. D. Hazen, Mlninter of Marine and Fisheries, will go to England, sailing on June 28, and arriving In London on July 4 or 5. The object of the visit is to confer with the Imoerlal government, and one other member of the Cabinet, whose name Is not yet announced, 'Mill go also. ACCEPTS TORONTO NEWS STORY London, May Pall Mall Gazette tninks the Toronto News intimation that Canada intends the constr-iction of two Dread- nought cruisers Is well 'and that this Is getting down to business in a manner worthy the eldest daughter of the Empire, Action by the De-minion is confi- dently looked forv BORDEN DENIES IT ALL Ottawa, May 29. Premier. Bor- den has given a prompt and em- phatic denial to the supposed outline of the naval policy of the which was that Ca- nada is to maintain two fleet un- its to be placed by Great Britain, one on the Atlantic, and one on the Pacific, witrra dry dock to be established en the east, coast In addition. J PRINCE ARTHUR ON FURLOUGH WILL BE GIVEN LEAVE OF AB SENCE TO Vislr HIS PARENTS- London, Mai M Vi Umr ot tommtight ts lo IIP guinlerl special HOIK tht in order to pai' a to Ins parents in an.vda dur- ing the autumn. He will joiii' ;thc King at Hnlmoral in September, and iim> po afterwards so as to V-l sonic suort during the fall Tim expected presence i pi tjrinccssj Patricia in London [or Llie .niid-simir nis-r season is now postponed until next year, in order to enable ,licr to serve us the companion of iho.pucli1- efcs uf C'onnauglil uheii arcom- panies the Governor-General, upon the extended tour of the has now heen planned. BURNED OF SUGAR "Santiago, Mny body of insur gouts today burned tons .of su gnr cano, and many cars and other property, on the plantation of Margos In the vicinity'of Guantfiti- anio, and belonging to the Ainericau Fidelity Co, WAS SHOWED THE POPULAH 'JT Nenaik, N.X May on tho Republican wild enidr" wlhroh-on the Democratic overwhelmingly winners in yes- s pnniafies cording (o nearlr complete ttaig morning Ilooaevelt's victory WBB' a clean and the former prasldent( apparently Iiave every one of the State s 28 at the Chicago coiuention In the, preference 'hln" plurarllty Mas full} Taft The result exceeded the expectation ot the most enthusi.istlc Rooeeyelt leaders In some oiatnclj Col Hooae- velt recet.ed ten to eveij one cast for ihe. President. Wllbon'u triumph the Democratic side nns onl> a tijfle complete than that of Kooseyelt's The Governor lost four rf 28 and tVse 'our elecled from Essex couutv, the stronghold of tiie nntl-WlHon machine, wheie lie had no hopes ot winning The sult-s stand Wilson 2-1 uu- fnti listed four delegates WOODROW WILSON CARRIED TEXAS I louston, Mai 29 solid delegation of fortv members instruct- ed foi Wilson, etected to national Demoeralie conven- tion 'I lie delegation is ol eight delegates jt large and 32 dele- gates 1 ho Harmon forces made one esl of slrtnglh on district delegates iml vere defeated 'til to 14b Sells, of ricburnr, uas elected De'nio- cratic coiniiiitiecman. A ;SYMPATHETIC STRIKES Minneapolis, Minn, 5laj on an order from the executes com- mittee of the International Freight Ilnndleu' Union, freight handler! "reighl clerks m Tuin Citiet, imated to numbn lumdred, left uoik at one p m on a etic strike tho Chicago freight jandlers SIR M. TAIT MAY RETIRE Ottawa, May of Chief Justice Melbourne Tail of tbe Quebec 8u- court.' Mr. Justice Davidson mentioned as likely to succeed him. The Chief Justice attained.; hit leventieth year. McKINZIE 21 MAJORITY Olaresliolra, noy Hock gives y making a tolal of 21 All polls are i ;