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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald QJ VOL II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. 18, 1909: NO. Ml A PROMINENT DIPLOMAT DEAD Former U. S. Ambasa ador Dies From v Heart Failure, London, Oct. inquest into the of Wm." I. Buchanan, whose body, was found in Park Lane Satur- day night, will be held Wednesday. The official papers and personal pro- perty found in the rooms occupied by Mr: Buchanan at Claridge's Hotel, have been turned over to U. S. Embassy. Investigation thus far, has failed to throw any light on the movement of the diplomat during the few hours preceding his death. Friends who seen him during the 'day say that appeared-to be then in the best of and spirits. He left hisShoteT just before the dinner hour on-Sat- urday, 'but where or with whom he dined, or how he spent the evening had not been learned today. There are no evidences upon the body of assault or: robbery and it was supposed that death was due'to trouble or an apoplectic stroke.. Mr. Buchanan was- formerly Tj. S. Minister to Panama and later special commissioner, from the United States to Venezuela. At the time of his death Venezuela. At the time of his he was under appointment by his go- vernment as. agent for. further arbi- tration at the Hague of a matter still pending with Venezuela. FEAR PEARY LIKE THE DEVIL ROBT. Candidate for Controller of New York FATALITIES ON G. T. P. Ottawa, Oct. to a report of trie N. T. R. commission, 68; workmen engaged in construction of the line were killed during- the last fiscal year, and 22 injured. The majoaity -of. those killed were forj TO PROMOTE THE MISSION CAUSE laymen s Banquet To Be Held On NowiBer The Laymen's Missionary. Move- ment fever is seizing hold- of Leth- b ridge men in earnest. Each of five Eskimos Live In Ter- ror Ofthe Airctic Explorer New York, Oct. special ca- to the Sun, this morning, says the Greenland administration steam- er Godthaab, on which Dr. Cook tra- velled irom-v Uppernavik to Eagea- riimd.e; where he boarded the steamer Hans Egedo, has returned to Copen- hagen. Her master, Captain Schou- ,bye, says 'that- Knud Rasmussen went to interview the two Eskimos Dr. Cook says" accompanied him to the Pole., Rasmussen did not see them. He, did. not 'succeed, in reaching Ana- took, because the season was too far advanced. However, he met at North Star Bay, north "of Cape York, some Eskimos who had conversed with Dr. Cook's Eskimos. Their statements agreed with Dr. Cook's. They be- lieve that Cook and. his Eski- mos reached the Pole. Captain Schoubye adds that when the Eski- mos at North Star Bay saw his ship and they were terrified, believing that j Peary was on board. They hurried- ly hid then-provisions and other pro- perty. They fear Peary like a devil Rasmussen -will return soon, x 011 board the Hans JEgede, but rt is im- probable that he has further informa- ion. A LEADING LAWYER DEAD .Toronto, Oct. tragic sud- denness the death otccurred on Sat- urday of Mr. Webster Riggar, K.C., formerly solicitor of To- ronto, and a well known authority on municipal law. Mr. Riggar left the city early on Saturday morning to go to Hamilton, travelling Grand Trunk train.- A" few hours later "his dead body was found on the dou- ble main track, a short distance west of Bronte. A few scars on the face the only injuries apparent and in view of the family history, his father, having died of apoplexy and th'e fact th'at the deceased had re- cently beesn. in rather poor health, it is supposed .that seated in the train, he had been seized with an apopktic attack, arid leaving the car to obtain fresh air, -had fallen onto the track death having been' "instantaneous. OBJECTED TO RENT WHEN DEAD Man Doesn't Want His Body Placed In a Cemetery MILLION DOLLAR FIRE IS .'autopsy Was: j congregations in four held, this morning, following which it was officially announced that Mr. Bu- chanan, had died 'of heart failure. Wells Pleads Not Guilty man Wells arrested at Creston on Saturday on charges of abduction and theft preferred by- the local po- lice appeared before Magistrate Mac- Dougall this morning. He pleaded not guilty to .the charges. The case was remanded till tomorrow morn- ing. Wells claimed this morning ,to be a theatrical, man, while in'reality at the time of hisi arest he was employed as a fireman on'the C.P.R. representatives on. the-central co-op- j era ting committee.- Of twenty j one was ill and two out of "fewn and j fourteen-: a committee meeting jheld- evening in Church 'vestry-to- consider .plans ..lor i the Laymen's Missionary' Movement ibanquet and Congress to -be and 3. Those present were: Dr. i i Galbraith, J: MONOPLANE FELL; WOMAN KILLED Juvjssy, France, Oct j minutes before Count de Lambert- re-1 turiied to the aviation field here from j his 'flieht. to'Paris, M Blanc, th I Conflagration In the City Of Quebec, Causes Great Loss Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. have paid rent all my life; I meaa to guit when I declared Warren Fister, a well known newspaper man in a letter expressing his last wish which was opened after his death in Ogden, Saturday night. "For the final disposition of my old .says .the letter, "my first wish is that it be cremated. li in- convenient or expensive then lay jrae 'away in what is known as the Pot- ter's Field. But in. no event under any condition am I to be buried in any they buy and sell lots or charge a rental of any kind for keeping the lots in condition. If my life service has not been suffi- cient for the community to-furnish a place to rest my body -when I get through with-it, then let them feed it to -foe more merciful and more j kindly .coyotes.. Do riot spend one cent for a lot directly or The body "will be taken to Denver for -crenmtioin. Mr. was a Brilliant speaker and H took part in: the populist movement in Kansas and in recent years has been identified with the 'Socialist i party. MOTORS PLAY HAVOC WITH ROADS J. F. GALWIN Candidate for President Board of Ald- ermen of New York England Finds That Out and Is Building Separate Roads PpRTO R1CAN Washington, D.C., ORDAINED Oct. in a Don Guiltermo, Moscoso Y. Roderi- said to be the first Porto Rican to enter the Episcopal ministry, was ordained here today, by Bishop Harding. Washington, D. C., Oct. armed by the great expense it is put to in maintaining the highways ol the United Kingdom, the British. Pat liament is considering the advisabiK ity of constructing special highwayi for the use .of automobiles. Accord- ing to U. S. consul-general Griffiths, report to the Department oi Commerce and Labor, the continued use of motor cars in Great Britain, have played havoc with the surface SUN CALF PS A GOOD DOUBLE In Proving He Was Net Mao Wanted A Quebec, Oct. IS.-tEire, PREFER TO ACCEPT BANISHMENT 2Tew; Orleans.. La., Oct. prominent officials of the Zelaya gov- ernment: in jSTicaragua have accepted hands of General of the roadways. It is now suggest- ed that the speeding of automobiles be given roads to themselves and this is prpvided for in. a bill now "before the Parliament. These Broads are to be governed1 by a small -board of five or 'Seven members, only one of'whom, I the chairman, or vice-chairman, shall i receive'a salary. The board will not" j only govern the system as built, but will be empowered to add to -the mile i age when it sees fit." Once these i roads are completed, ordinary bigh- j ways will not be permittedvto join j them except by special permission. The government likewise, will wash I its hands of the motorists and per- mit them to indulge "their speed ma- nia to their heart's content. The speed limit will be takert- o3. the, local; British people are said to be in VL-U. wmwii suiun-. aenmaut attempted Jirst f] Estradu in preference to :prison, ac- o Ckf-i tin n n n m L S. n OT T c i '11 Word came recently to Mounted Police that an Indian nam-' pathy with the plan. The use of the- ed Sun Calf, has escaped from the police farther north. He was a( horsi-thief and- a- bad Indian. The; not only a detrrflfcnt to the public: police, therefore, were anxious to get; property in certain ways, but a menr. .him again. A good description of, ace to life. 'motor car has increased so greatly in the last decade that it has become Knox in-a Bleriot machm Sboitly aftei: uscendin? result .of -a false monoplane, as ou. occasion of. the anni-' tested to that he was! versary services. In the evening' the churdl was fiiled to the limit- Rev' not Sun Calf, but that was only na- j unurLU was UJieu TO unuii- K tural. There was an Indian in R the Pastor' guard-room, who .said he was a rela-jboth occasions his sermons were tive-pf Sun Calf. He was brought stronS and convincing and made a prisoner was in his' deep large audienc- ve, Sun Calf Still es" the morning he spoke he protested." "Ex-Constable Askey, sus' the appealed to now a photographer in tic citv, had iMs hearers to follow example of Jesus servant of God and of his police days, and was sent for. man" In the out and the new his relative, Sun Calf. Still man. In the evening he spoke on conscience as the guide and appeal in regard to conduct. He positively identified the man as the Indian named. Another constable out at Kipp was sent for, and he too The music' tbc dirccti011 of was positive it was Sun Calf i ProL was exceedingly good, The prisoner, however, was so sin- the anthems were wel1 rendered and cere in his protestations that he was ithe quartette by Mr. not Sun Calf, that he was a Mrs' A" Smith. Mrs' j foot, while Sun -Calf was a Edmonton, Oct. is "stated to- j that he had not stolen horses or i a {jsauema'n close to Rutherford that the Alberta and Sas- katchewan governments have been in I ed to be 11 11, u oiii absolutely 'f. WiLHL- sure. He 'sent to Maclcod for a more- minute de- scription of Sun Calf. The replv and Mrs. Dawson and the solo by Mr. Kilner were very much enjoyed. Financially the day was a the returns being up to expectations and requirements. This evening the Ladies Aid are Guarantee Co., Ltd., the public -act- i conference respecting aid to the pro-j in addition to the description 'offca-! SivinS their annual tea from six to The man is Filmer! ministrators for .the judiciol district I posed Canada's World's Fair, and it! turcs and a number of" marks Warns France Of a Danger basement at seven possible of -Winnipeg, who for'two years, has on the evening of ,.The ladies bcen the assistant physical director of Paris, Oct. Caillaux, the former Minister of Finance, in a speech at Bonnatable, today warned the country of the danger.-of 'being involved in a recrudescence_of clerical activity against the schools. He declared that text books of unquestioned history had been interdicted solely because they failed to eulogize such incidents as the St. Bartholomew Massacre and Revocation of the Edict oPNantes. 'The organ of Cardinal Andrieux, the Archbishop of Marseilles, replying to the conciliatory speech- of .Minister Briand' at Perigeux declares that if the government wishes peace, it must apply to Rome. of the different churches will be ask- ed to unite and provide the luncheon for fifty cents a plate for .two hund- red people. The banquet .committee j wilj make arrangements for any "oth- er meetings that will be held as may be later found possible. Messrs. Cunningham, Higinbotham, and Daniel were appointed a finance committee and.Messrs. McKenzie and Cunningham a committee to secure music for the next meeting of the corninittec; lhe same as year. The member- will be held .next" Saturday at 8.30 j shiP fec for the Iiterary department King Quarrels With the Premier Paris, Oct. special from Ma- drid says that Ktag Alfonso had a violent quarrel with the premier be- cause of the letter's failures to give .his majesty an opportunity to exer- cise the royal prerogative of pardon in .the case of Ferrer. The despatch says that the unpleas- ant interview followed when the King learned of the tempest that had been, raised abroad by Ferrer's death. -of the Y. M. C..A. there and is high-! ly recommended by C. R. Saver, the general secretary of the Y.M.C.A. for Western Canada. At a .meeting of the executive on j Saturday night it was decided to en-1 and. a wire was sent him. This morning his reply came saying that he will be here Thursday or Fri- day of this week. The matter of fees will be settled bv the executive and will be about CALGARY CLERK'S FATAL MISTAKE j is' understood here in political circles that the Scott government will follow the lino taken by the Rutherford gov- Old Timer Took Poison In Mistake For Cough Medicine o'clock in the vestrv of Knox Church MR. THOMAS COTE TO GET PARIS POST will be S2, for the gymnasium So, i for-both ?G, lockers boys' classes j S3 and ladies' classes With a di-j rector on the spot with nothing else j mistake I have to "do, the executive have decided to Will Not be Deputy Minister the-request of last year for a Had Skull rine, but Will Succeed Hector Fabre as Commissioner j larSc number join it. Montreal, Oct. Mr. Thoiras Cote, until yosierday managing edi- tor of La Pxesse, will leave for Eur- ope early next week. Contrary to what has been stated, Mr: One will r.'ot, .be appointed deputy minister of marine, he hayings-declined the nom- ination. It is now stated that Mr. Holding up a large sized bottle of carbolic acid, a portion of the con- class for ladies and it is expected a i tents of which he had just swallowed ernment, namely, that the will be an inoportune time for the, Saskatchewan government to make j any grant to the Centennial. Winnipeg, Oct. Horace Chevier said: "In regards to this tel- egraphic message I can only say that the answer from Saskatchewan has j been already received. In fact it has I been in hand some time and there- fore the statement that Saskatche- wan will follow Alberta cannot be jwiil be an inopportune time for the one who, though possibly close to Calgary, the, the premier of Alberta, may yet be Mr......Charles F. Roland far Desbarats, h'as been acting in the capacity M 'deputy minister of that department since Col. Gourd- eau's resignation, will be officially appointed to the post. It is stated Mr. Thomas Cote will be appointed Canadian commis- sioner at Paris, France, in place of Hon. Hector Fabro, the present com- missioner, who has asked the depart- ment, to relieve him. Fractured Traffic was held up for a short on Saturday night on the C.P.R. through a fatal error, Duncan C. Ross, a clerk the Hudson's Bay Company's stores, spoke the- forego- ing words to his horrified wife on Saturday night- and then sank into a chair. ,Twenty minutes later, he was dead.- The accident-happened at his residence on Eleventh Avenue East. -Mr. "Ross .was one of. the best -I known residents of the city. He and scars to be found on various parts of Sun Calf's body. The pris- oner was stripped but the marks were not there. Still in spit.e of the half a dozen who positively identified Indian as Sun Calf, the officers ciici not like to let a horso-thiftving. jail-breaking Indian free, so a police officer at Calgary, who is a Tioted specialist in identifying Indians, and in whose district the said Sun Calf lived, was sent for. He was the good angel, for when he saw him he sai-d: "This is not Sun Calf, but is enough like him to fool almost any one.'- The th? double of Sun Calf as a man could1 be. He was released forthwith. eight o'clock after which a, pro- gramme will be given in-the church. A musical programme has been ar- ranged by Prof. Harper and readings and addresses will also be given. Permits For North Ward as I know the negotiations with the Saskatchewan government. so far have been entirelv 'satisfactorv." LICENSE Sudden Death Follows Suicide Judging from the buildings going up in the-North .Ward, that part of the city is fast becoming an import- ant business section. for two store buildings prisoner was taken out this morning. C. W. Gray will erect a building on West- minster road for and Mrs. W. Douglas a store and office building on the same street for Go win and Gerhckl have a. permit for a blacksmith shop on Nanton St. at a cost of and I. M. Wakely for a residence on Bompas street for This morning's figures total AT LACOMSE HAS BEEN Oct. Victoria hot-'l licen.se has twen forfeited. On Wednesday nijrht, Charles- Lehrmhn Mineral Point, Wis.. Oct. owing to .a rather serious accident j llrftav east of the city. A light, engine irvg in from Tiber ran into a'string of cars on a switch too closi- to t'he main line. The fireman, Joseph Cou- gill was seriously injured, suffering a fractun- of the skull. The engine, was rather badly dam- aged and a coupk- of the cars derail- ed. V came home late in the evening Hanscorn, cashier of the First Nn- canje before local justices of the peace on the charge of tiling liquor to r.n interdicted person, the charge being laid by Corporal C. A. (Martin, of the Mounted Police. From the'evidence produced, Mr. Lehrrnan was caught and went down to :thc base- to fix the furnace. Returning he stopped in the pantry to take a dose of. cough syrup for an aflection of his throat. He picked up the, wrong bottle, and swallowed the poi- son instead. Two physicians were promptly summoned, but he was be- yond help and, passed away in great agony, a few minutes afterward. found f.Kjnai oariK 01 Mirujrai i'oint, shotj and killed himself .at. ton o'clock last i night. Hanscom's body was remov- ed to the house of his moth-eir-in-law, Mrs. John Grey, and at sight of the body Mrs. Grey dropped dea.d. Since the failure oi the bank Hanscom has working night despondent. guilty. and was was vinocl and addition his license is forfeited. A. M. McDonald prosecuted and R. C. Murphy for the defence. CANADIAN BISHOP DIED IN ROME Rome, Oct. Proulx, of day and was XicoHct, Canada, died suddenly hero of intestinal trouble. Flew Around City Of Paris Paris, Oct. de the French aviator, made a remark- able and sensational flight in a Wright biplane this afternoon. leav- ing the Juvissy aviation field, he flew to Paris, circled about the Eiffel tower, at times reaching a height of about one thousand feet above the jcity and then returning to Juvjssy. ;