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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta., Frjflay, October Number 252, Attendance And Exhibits a Feature of the r .ELECTED TO OFFICES Controversial Issues Are Avoided By the Delegates Spokane, Oct.- With PLOT TO BLOW UP HOME OF STATE ATTORNEY Chicago, Oct. 'is, the home of State Attorney J. E. Wayma'n in the suburb of Lbngwood tonight because of a threatened attack by bomb throwers. TKe" guard w-as es- tablished after an unidentified man had telephoned the South Englewood police station and the Wayman resi- dence. "This man declared that lie had overheard three men in a wine saloon plan an attack on the Wayman Home. He said he would not give his name for fear of incurring the enmity o; the men-in the alleged plot. the prize PROF. HYDE WILL" ACCEPT THE PR1NCJPALSHIP Kingston, Ont., Oct. S. W. Hyde of .Queen's University, will accept the principalship of the Presbyterian Theological stratheona, Alta.. which is now in .the course of construction. He has 'been on the Queen's staff about twenty years and is at present occupant.of the- chair of Mental -Philosophy. Be- fore going to Queen's Prof. Hyde oc- cupied a chair in the University of New Brunswick. SHOT BULLET INTO KEG OF POWDER Ponoka, Oct. 6. eight- thirty this morning the town was startled by an explosion of a keg of powder in the hardware store oE Spackiran Rose. The seventeen-year-old son of Mr. Rowe, one ot the firm, was handling a twenty-two calibre gun which he did not know was loaded. when the gun was discharged direct- ly into the keg of powder, which was behind the counter. Mr. Preston, who was discussing with Mr. Rowe the merits' of the gun, was hadly hurned about the face, while Rowe, although within thres feet of the keg of pow- der and who had his clothes practic- TO HAVE A Lethbridec pulling -for the congress- in I V. M. C. A. CAMPAIGN 1012, Canada, and particularly Albcr- jidmontoc, Oct.. G. For six days ta, 'lias played "a prominent part in commencing next Tuesday Edmonton the fifth Dry 'Farm ing Congress. young Men's Christian.' Association Although tia 1911 meeting conduct a campaign to raise early conceded., to Colorado Springs, Q purDOse of wiping out 'the and" effecting al- formal invitation and urged the ad- 01 the. district north of the terations to the plunge and shower baths. It is. to follow the lines, of Canadian boundary to strengthen its tne Toronto campaign when chance next year. Alberta and Sas- was in twelve -days. katcliewan arc well represented, both In numbers.of delegates .and in the speakers. Among the speakers have been Hon. Vv. of Re- gina, on as a Field for Dry Hon. Duncan Mar- shall, Minister of Agriculture at Ed- .oionton. and several others. Regina Man Wins A prize was given M. N. Rose.' oi Regina, for the most complete and ptactical display of monthly reports of a farming company. The Macleod district won second for the .district oi county products and third for the of agricultural products "by. .body: In the ter.evHit, second v> as, taken by the I Carilston Board -of .Trade. Macleod also' took, the .-award _for the, most ar- tistically arranged display oi- grains. Arthur, Cardston, had the best dry-.farming methods. j :_ offices AUDITOR REPORTS TO FERNIE COUNCIL 'The-'GaJiaciiaii ;.otf. the Dry Farming Extension commit- tee was J-. H: Frascr, of Saskatche- wan. "On'the credential, committee were Thomas of Alberta, and John 'Miller, of Saskatchewan; OB, the committee of nominations were JD. and E. J. Mer- looke.' Saskatchewan; on resolutions, W. HI FairJicld. Alberta, and J. II- Fras-er, of Saskatchewan. Hon. Vv. R. Motherwell, oi Saskatchewan, was Unable to Make Up .ance Sheet-People Still In the Dark (Special to the Herald) Oct. long looked, for auditor's .report condition, of tne affairs "of the- city was read at last" jneeting. tives of the -press not to make -the re- port public until after the public meeting called for tonight- in the U-rand opera house, at which the re- port would -be read to the, people and an explanation made by himself. and councillors. As to the report it contains no balance sheet and the people are still in the dark as to JTL. iVlU Ulci- tn, iji _ elected vice president for that prov-! what -condition the finances are in; ince and Hon. Duncan Marshall for'now much the floating debt is, whe'th- Alberta. Other .distinguished guests ;er tbe different funds have been trans- Hewitt Bostock, of Ducks, rerred or mixed with, other funds, and were Hewitt Bostock, Britisli Columbia, representing tjle alKlitor pOints out. no correct British bg wMle and .rolls are in the present condition. The mayor and Councillors Johnson, cliairman of the finance committee, en, ot Saskatchewan, Hugh McKcn- zie, Land Commissioner oi Australia1; Elwood Mead, Commissioner from Victoria, Australia, and Attorney- G-eneral oi Alberta, Hon. C. R. Mitch ell. Beck and White were present. Alter the reading of the long re- The quarrel between national _ and i Qf Mn McDermid been fin. stat-c conservation, a dommam. issue. -before in United States, was studiously i islietl Qct 6_The fourti mineral indications on the eastern 'faJ1 fair was held yesterday slope of the Rockies, discovered from today in. splendid weather, and to time could be traced to .ex- large crowds were present this after- tensive deposits of minerals, are giv- j noon to witness the racing events. i en a cold touch by the statement fair was opened shortly after one MANY. -FREE FIGHTS Or; D. B. Do wling, Dominion geolo- o'clock-by ex-Premier Rutherford. a ally blown off, escaped with less vere burns about his face. The glass windows oi the store struck, and the interior oi -the plate Retire-Committee Will Choose The racing events were evenly con- tested. The display ;of roots, vege- tables and the industrial show were the -best 'ever seen .hiere. The stock exhibits "were .not -Quite so numerous as in the past years .but a grand class of heavy horses'' were' shown. The stated what-has long since heen dis- {Board of Trade are giving" a -banauei 'covered to be true by, himself and.' gist, who has just reached Edmonton a trip west, to the mountains T Rnf will and who states, that the entire east- ern slope of the Rockies will prociuce" any extensive or valuable de- posit of mineral. In mating this, statement Drl, Dowiing has merely ing was damaged to the extent of one thousand dollars. COMMITTED FOR TRYING Boston, Mass., Oct. geologists., that the geological cratic state convention broke out in. a formation oi te eastern slope oi the wild tumult at'the? conclusion of the i Rockies is not the mineral formation announcement--of an-indecisive second found in the inner ranges of display- lower minerals i ballot for for governor lhe Rockies which swarmed starts 0[ rock in tomorrow. KEEP THE HEART PURE .London, 'Bishop of'Lo'n don, in tne course of an to the Church Association, Tfaayer" called discoveries' of iron7 and jOther that the heart up over the and upon the j "been deposited; Conseauently the re- platiorm.: Chaiifmaa i --_ for the .police., -taiid MINISTERS IN OFFICE Portuguese Republic Pro- claimed in Many Places -twenty officers various points cm the jof tne Empire. it was depended on TO BRIBE POLICEMAN alter some j except-several 'through it-he mass of dele- eastern slope can amount to nothing, i by Oana da and "other Colonies, to gates They succeeded Dr.' Bowline- stated that he has se-: Keep it pure, strong and 'Christ-' the mounted police' barracks upon the convention hall. riplf-o-ntpq samples, of iron, struck; on at nresent were as- eastern slope near Cow ley, and much'-they, saw-when they yesterday, Thomas Mclvor, who. was Wednesday found guilty in the district court of forging a cheque for S110. appeared before Insp. West, J. P.; on the charge of endeavoring to bribe a police officer. It is alleged that af: ter' he arrested on t the cheque matter and was about to -be through the barracks gate, he offeree- st. Heed who had arrested him, ?25 if he would let him run. John-'J. Cameron appeared for the defence and accused was committted for trial. MAY TESTIFIED Walters and Blair Were Sent up to Stand Triaf its purposes. TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL HAS A BUSY SESSION time of the transfer of the old grounds to the government in exchange for the present site, to put them, in as good condition as "were the old .play- ground. This, he had n'ot been done. After some discussion the coun- At the Trades and Labor Council J cn gave notice of motion that a bylaw transferring S600 of the Annex school building fund to the Central school fund for' the purpose of completing tne grounds, would be submitted to 'Jie ratepayers-of the district for rat- mcation. The meeting tonight drew forth a large crowd, and start to finish. animated from meeting last night the resignation of Jtsro. Fred Hogg as recording secre- tary was received with regret. The appointment of a successor was left over for one weelc. The committee appointed to select suitable candidates from the large number of applications for the posi- tion of employment agent reported Savora-bly on iicssrs. J. M. Ritchie. J. Beaton. "E. A. Collis and E. Donald- son, ibut in view of tbe -dearth of em- ployment in the city and district it was decided to lay the matter over lor six months. A draw having been in progress dur- ing the psst two months for the ben- ._. ent of a disabled miner named began today to give up .its tiead. Nine tiie- president was delegated to draw bodies, eight of which have been iden- tified, were picked up today. Nearly all were within half a mile of the BODIES OF SAILORS ON NEW HAMPSHIRE 'RISING New York; Oct. the first time since tne swamping of the barge of the battleship New Hampshire, tnrough which twenty; or more, sail- ors lost their lives, the Nortli River the tickets and No. 312, purchased by J. Bastine of Taber was the first prise winner (a gent's gold and No. 110, purchased by Jess. Fil- mer, Lethbridge, was second, and he received a lady's watrh. The report of Doniild McNab as delegate to the Trades Congress had been printed and was handed round I'or distribution. The executive reported re the in- stallation of sanitary fixtures in the Hall .and the matter brought up a long discussion, many delegates being of the opinion that the city council should, be osked for an ex- tension of time until spring and that the council then proceed to fmiild a new hall. The executive was instruct- ed to so apply to tae A very business like meeting ter- minated at 11 D.H> accident. At 'the city police -court this ing -.Ciarense Walters and Edward b'lair were -both committed for trial on the charge of robbing the till of the Manitoba Restaurant on- Sept. 29 and assaulting and. causing grievous bodily harm to Lem Lung, a China- man, who was in the restaurant. The evidence of Wong Tay, the proprie- tor, and Lem Lung, was to the effect tnat .Blair came into the restaurant ordered a-meal while Walters remain- ed at tne door. Lem proceeded to cook some eggs in the kitcnen while Wong went to the cellar to cut some meat. A minute later they heard the cash, register ring and running out into the front shop saw Walters leap- ing over the counter. Lem ran to catch Blair and was hit over the head with a beer -bottle, which Blair pulled from his pocket. There was from to SU2 in the till before but only two or three after Blair and Wilson nad got away. Const. Brown, ex-Sergt. P. Egan and Coast. Sargeant gave evidence as to arresting the two men and a statement made by Blair after his arrest and wnich was taken down in writing, in wnich he admitted 'being present but laid the blame on a third party whom he did not Know. May Parsons, who lives in a shack on Baroness Road, testified' that Wal- ters was in her house during the evening "and told her he and his pal were going to rob a safe that night in which there was and that he i was going to "stall'1 while his pal did the job. Later on he came run- jmng back to "the shack, saying "Let me in! let me When she let him in he said that his pal had hit a China man over the head while they were robbing is till and the police had got mm. "H. A. J. 3lacdougall appeared for Blair. Walters was unrepresented and John J. Cameron prosecuted for- uninamen. same stateirmt applies to this find as to the.other finds on the eastern slope. A of'.'the officers to en- tirelv clear -the "Building resulted in, the way of 'several, fights. Fists were used "freely and .at, 12.05 a.m. halt a dozen mixups- were in progress, with the chairman, to secure order or entertain any Mot-tons being yelled at from hall. At 12'.30 a recess--of vthirty minutes at ;New York have teen in- STEPS TAKEN TO PROTECT FROM CHOLERA Washington, Oct declared-by the cttai'rraan.. Scarcely any one Frederick of Boston, was nominated .by the delegates State Convention morning, the nomination .being :bv 'acclamation.' of- fered, -as' a -compromise lollowing- a conference -in of Eugene-; -Foss agreed, to from eon- ..test to Metier 'tne tvi'air'tne' colls: that- the -name "placet! in -the nominaitio_n ders'tanding.-'that, he will withdraw .hours and -that the selection of the party's caud.ida.t-e shall 'then fee made by a" special com- mittee. structed to impose a five days' in- spection upon, a) I ships from the ctiolera-stricken districts of which any. suspicious infection is discovered. WTYISBACK ;g FROM SPOKANE Had With Canadiau Show- ing at" Exhibition FOR POLYGAMY visited S.W. Accepted Nbrnmatioii Of Trades arid Labor and'Eajbor- Coun.cii and- .also 'of 551, Typographical Union, 'rwas 1'last? night by the Trades and .dts candidate for the, Tnere was -a largey'' attendance" of delegates present :at the. meeting. legislative committee- ap'pointed last week submitted a reoort to the. effect One the. two Xethbridge Board president TuckwelL be asked to- re- vacancies that will occur in recort was adopted. name of _ retumefTwith about "half the Trades Council -for acceptance as this, morning. The other car with a. candidate for one of the alderniamc the'remainder of the party will turn tomorrow morning. Among those who regained were, Mavor Adams, Mrs. Adams and Jim, J H Flcetwood and Mrs. Fleetwood tnen submitted to tn Mrs. D. C. Marriot, A. E. Morris, H. tnusiastically and -unanimously ac- A. R. Macdonald, C. Ross Tate and- cepted, the following being the rno- L-' Asquith. Among those "vvho-tion: "That this council nominate came back this morning were, F. W. tiTQ s_ w_ Tuckwell as the workers' Downer, Mrs Downer, Miss Gladys Candidate 'at the forthcoming muni- Downer, Aid. Oliver, was e council and en- A. E. Iv-es ,imate means to secure his election." la reply, Mr. Tuckwell stated that committee first approached he quickly and ChurcK Make Strong Declarations Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. tne semi-annual conference- of the of Jesus Christ Latter Day saints (Mormons) opened here today I flatly declined to" s.tana, "not Because president Joseph Smith and his coun-1 w'as not so good this year. The fact he had cold feet but because re re- that it was'run as a part of the big- memDered the'acaon of union men ger Interstate Fair detracted consid-'in tne past, after deciding on erably from it. If it had" been action and nominating a can- straight ..congress more attention; aKlate tbev had left him to fight n n it-.! tse battle alone, and on election day inad cast their votes for other Messrs. Heathershaw, Bradshaw, oi Magrath, and A. tilley. All report having had a splendid WQen time, although those who went to Billings last'vear sav that the Dry __ _ 1 T-l _ A '___ ciilors addressed the gathering on the subject of plural marriages among church members since the issuance of a manifesto of 1S90, declaring these marriages contrary to the 'rules of the cnurch. Tne speakers declared that polygamy must cease. Tnese open declarations closel" fol- low the excommunication within a week of two members "-of the church heretofore in high standing. One was a bishop xrao had married polygam- ously and the other was a patriarch, It! would have been paid to have been a greater success. Tie Alberta exhibit, they say, was dates. However, he was assured that .-last have splendid, as was the Dominion eminent exhibit. The 'latter simply crowded with people whole time. The Lethhridge, Cards- ing to )De appointed for North Leth-ja semblance of order is ieing ton and Macleod exhibits also attract Bridge and south of London Road, to restored to the official routintV gov was tins year there was going to be a the straight fight; committees were go- KING AT GIBRALTAR TKe Revolution t6: V All Nations New York; Oct. V Press today .'received direct from bon a nardo Machado, 'the-minister of eign affairs in.the pro visional which the Republican forth the -1 present government.''! .'Senor' Machado, .who of and 'for The'ophile provisional" .president of cabled- Republic of .Portugal the people. The maintenance ofdefeis pletely assured. hesion in.'yhe.pi'ov-" inqes.: The- unparalleled.; "The: provisional before it- work. it has ia, effect. ".Concerning our' say that -we operation the, prograinpae publican party. This- includes; icy-' of -in ornment of ''The financial .ized1 general country :and it will esty ;and fairness. T.tie "All- natioriaL :sired. 'The Freedom of the .press ---and-; -all- star chamber -m'eth- ods and opportunist 'laws abolished. --Public instruction bo- 'completely secularized, relieted-irpiai religious control and the -religious ccn.; .rill be" suppressed ;f plan the, establishment of tcm of -public -instruction- both ary- and advanced under re-organizatiqn "the 'army whose patriotic services .have. been.'.; beyond all will be with. "The goverament .spect for public opinion and'-itX. preaches its task with to perform its .duties, "with unfailing, honesty. .Its -wish is to; serve ;-the best interests of the "The foregoing sets words the purposes, -the aims'. and" the; earnest endeavors in these moments' of anxious labors of. the members the provisional P.prtu'-. gal. send the above at the president of the, provisional-- goy- Theophila Brada.-" (Sgd.) Baynado Machado, of Foreign -Affairs.; Lisbon, Oct. The new ministers, in the provisionaLRepublican .govern- ment took effective possession of their ministries at five' o'clock night. All the under officials' returned to their ..general duties ed much attention and were. most- in fact, some say that if tho Canadian exhibits been taken f see to the work of registration, or- ganization and the holding of public who had officiated wedding. at a polygamous out, there would really have been lit- ly all the banks and .commercial flees together with the customs -.hous- a INTENDED TO San Francisco, Fon-g was arrested Oct. with a heavv meetings. Two brothers had offered miutary governor. -The to act as interpreters to the foreign force Oj volunteer soldiers was recruited at the iegiriuinp; tic left Everyone is loud in his praises _oi speaking voters and he had also tbe C.P.R., both for tht- i promised the united support of many] of the uprising and was. furnished 'v with'arms from the government; serve supplies'is being disbanded, lhe are --weapons es and the courtesies shown through- imions d with Yne assistance "0 of many outsit their ent W. R. Cunningham, went with rants, were sympathetic toward his tho excursion and personally looked candidature, and with these facts in i view he would withdraw his opposi- aftcr the service. The two cai'.s stood at the O. R. X. d-epot all 'the tiir.e they were there and ihc- large banners reading, on one car, Board of and on the other "Leth- .were the best ad- loaded revolver on him by detectives who p-ot a tip that he was worth was arrested on thc j stunts Tsai Haun was board- nafl, a i or his Percheron horses and swopt tion and allow his name to stand as tneir candidate. probably at a very early date he would issue his platform and address a public meeting, but >be briefly out- SOCIAL DEMOCRAT NOMINEES IN S. D. Aberdeen, S.D., Oct. Social Democratic party of South Dakota nas nan'.cd the following nominees: Governor, M. Sioux Falls; Lieutenant Governor, S. Brookinss; Secretary o' State. S. E. Anderson, Pukwana; Treasurer, Wm. C. Isdorf, Auditor, Leroy Xix on, Marietta; Commissioner oi Lands, Wm. Ross, Fort Pierre.; Attorney .General, S. A. Cochrane, Aberdeen. WILL BE UNI jobhannesurg, Oct. Bo- tna will be returned unopposed for a vacancy created for him in Los'berg. 'mis is an -indication that he has acceeded to moderate public "opinion, wnich irrespective of desired he should remain at the head of the government. Younc; Chinese association, which is revolutionary and sentenced the prince to Fonc admitted that he in- tended to kill tho Prince. McNULTY AND MARY DOLAN WILL NOT HANG Toronto, Oct. is un- derstood that it is not the in- tention of the Crown 'to press lor the carrying out of the death penalty in the case of Mary Dolan and Thos. Mc- jxulty, sentenced at Barrie to ibe hanged on Dec. 14 for the murder of their illegitimate child. the board of prizes at the Fair. Interstate and recall, and bis views met with the hearty approv- al of the council. ANOTHER CAMPAIGN IN THE KOOTENAYS Toronto, Oct. 6. Another campaign in the Kootenay district -British Columbia under the auspices of th-i DF1T7 RFFIISFS ULllu IvLl Uuiju which were served out to It" is reported that Admiral-, Oau-; dido Reis, one ot the leaders oE; the revolution has committed suicide, 'but no details oi his rumored death are available. The Flight of Royal Family Lisbon, Oct. Capital, a Re- publican newspaper, gives the follow- ing description of the flight of the Royal family and eight o'clock on Tuesday morning, the Duke of Opor- to embarked upon the. yacht Amelia and sailed for Kriceira, a fishing town on the Atlantic coast, 22 miles northwest of Lisbon. At the sasio time the Queen Mother Amelia left Cintrd. by automobile for Maira. She was followed one hour later by the Dowager Maria. King Manuel, af- ter escaping bv a rear door ot the palace- during the bombardment, went Ito Cintra and thence to Mafra. At, one o'clock the roval yacht arrived at jectcd l e second proposal of Gilbert, attorney general of board of moral and social reform and) sin> O0j. o, G. Munsou. evangelism of the Presbyterian church I secretary ot the governor. Dictz' al- which his lably for his two younger chil- comf _ escorted by twen-.. military school 10 Ericeira. -At three, o'- the afternoon Ihey embarked ___--_- T nt 11 "IVnlCil- ouvrx in M.. on arriva, me district of a 'bodv of ministers and wife and his son Leslie, and probably singers- who .are leaving Toronto to- morrow and Saturday for the west. dren, or death to himself and prob- abl'v for his wife and three children. ladies of their ing their personal baggage. Tne fish- ing boats put out to sea. and at some (Continued on page 11) ;