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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Letlibridge, Alta., October 19, 1910. Number 262. A ST. SELLS An English Capitalist Buys Property at Corner of Duff erin WILL BUILD A BLOCK WALKING CRAZE AT PINCHER CREEK Young Man Thir- specior 'Dew was and repeated the Five Hundred Dollars a Foot Was the Price Paid One of the largest and most import- ant of real estate deals that .has taken place in Lethbridge has just been con- summated. Colin C. .McGregor, man- ager of the Realty Exchange, on be-' hair 0[ A. -M: GrenTell, a banker of Eng., arid heavily interested in the South' Alberta Land Co. Ltd., purchasing lots 25, 26 and 27, Jtsiock' from the estate of Sam D. Smith, who-.died recently in Califor- nia. The agents Tor the estate are .freeman, .Macieod and Co., through wnom the deal was made. The lots wnich are situated at the south east corner of Fifth street and Fourth avenue south (Hound and have u frontage of 100 feet.on the lormer and 125 1'eet on the. latter. The price paid was' or at the rate of ?500 per foot. The purchaser was in Lethbridge a couple of weeks ago in company with J. p. "McGregor of and a -party of English shareholders in the South Alberta Land Co. on a tour of inspection of the company's uig irrigation undertaking so .the north of the city. While here Mr. .Greni'eil was much impressed with the future- of Letiibridge and here. He commissioned Mr; :C; ,C. -McGregor, to purchase the property just changed hands, and' intends erecting a four, storey business block upon it next, spring.- ty Miles in Less Thari Eight Hours oil Bet Piucher Creek, Oct. Mon- day evening, while G-. Bbdell was sit- J .fwu. w 1 ting in the- wagon-rit is; his custom him to was suddenly, overcome uon 01 mm" mm all with a giddy-or sick-spell and .-fell head lirst to" the. was lost in .conveying the injured man to the where Prisoner In Famous Case Seems iotally Unconcerned Medical Expert T Tdls About the. femains j-JTJnder Close Crbss-Examinaiion v By Counsellor the Defence London. Oct. the resumption of the Unppen trial, today, Crippen. stepped'lightly into the docket, smartly groomed as .yesterday: as In- the .first witness, already twice-told story how friends of Belle Elmore con- sulted him, his interview with Crip- pen and .the. latter' s courteous recep- mained unconscious for foiir :hours, but fortunately at last, accounts is doing, well. A pedestrian craze seems struck Pincher CreeX-bf. late, which is confined to our" young 7 men. day, inst., man walked 30 miles in.-Icss-jthan. on- a bet, Suriday Howie .walked 3 (J miles in also ..on a bet. The bets -'.were.'won' in" both instances by the pedestrians, but no one thinks-Weston's in any'danger of being eclipsed by the novices here." The exceptionally weather ,pre- -vailiag here for, sorce ..weeks, was brought to an end for the" time4beinK at least on Monday, with -a rain- fall, which on Tuesday 'developed in- to a mild :after which masters cleared up. Most ;of the threshing in the districts-is .over. for the season. Nelson and- company; are booked to appear in a return- engage- ment "at the opera-house Saturday night in "Pierre of. H. and R. Hintoir, W.'Sharpe and C.: Jonas were out geese and ducks '-at the; Cochrane lakes. J. Plerron, F. Hodgson, "'and Willis Bros, have. returned frorn a 'hunting expedition, in the which they, "good .success.' r' J'. C. ,.Duthie have a Clarence. was -town- Monday and. ASYLUM FOR TOWN OF NORTH BATTLEFORD rv'orlh Batt'let'ord. Sask., Oct. 'J'lie provincial government have de- cided to locate the provincial asylum at North JBattleford. This was the ne-.vs given to the town todciy by D. 1-ihjayson, M.L.A. Tue government has already secur- ed tne land, an ideal location on the oanks of the Saskatchewan river be- chosen. POLICE AND ROBBERS HAVE FATAL FIGHT IN MEXICO Mexico City, Oct. a bloody cattle between a company of Rurales. tne mounted national police, and a strong band ol robbers near Ruascue Inst night a sergeant and a -corporal ol" the Ruraies and cf the band FOR THE NEGROES Cincinnati, Oct. '-IS --rA'n.- amen dm eat to the constitution of-'tlie Protestant Episcopal Church calling for the es- tablishment of..missionary districts along racial lines, was voted down decisively by the house, of representa- tives today" The negroes long wanted a bishop of their own. but the vote today was of such ai charac- ter as to quiet any suggestions along this line that might be made .in th" future. Rev. Joseph .Dunn, ot the Diocese of Virginia .in speaking against the adoption of the- amend- ment, said "The .emancipation of negroes was a direct disaster, as the negro at that time was in need of all the teaching and help'' that- could were killed. Among the dead outlaws'be given to him by-his. white broth- was the notorious Santanon whose I'cr- They lost all -of this and the. js raids upon isolated haciendas I vears Qf .misguidance to 3 undo. The necroes-cann'ot grasp the have caused a reign of terror. of the ligion at. the present mostly emotional .and I believe the passage of this amendment would be fatal in regard to negroes." TURKISH LOAN WILL BE FLOATED IN PARIS Paris. Oct. Matin says that negotiations for the Turkish loan of tmrty million dollars, which were- re- sumed between foreign minister Pich- on, finance minister Cochery and the Turkish ambassador, have terminated successfully. The loan will be issued in Paris as soon as the agreement, is lormallv ratiiied by the Turkish gov-jrte was killed, present A JAP KILLK) AT FERNIE (Special to the Herald) r'ernie, Oct. Japanese labor- er, named Mott Jo, was killed at the Jb'ik Lumber Co. mill in West Fernie this afternoon. It is not known when so well in the early part of the over tne house. On his second visit; find: ing. bricks in the floor of the. coal cellar somewiiat loose, he" pried them up, removing the clay with a spade, and a Tew inches- down found Iranian remains. Dew briefly fold of Crip- pen's flight, his chase across .-the At- lantic and the confrontation .of Crip- pen on the Montrose.- "I am not said- Crippen then, "the anxiety has been too ;inuch." r JJew. repeated about the .finding; of jewelry .and Crippen 's statement that jueneve knew nothing about it, say- ing that she had; been his only com- rort these last three years. -Mr. Tobin subjected a leng- thy and searching cross examination. "Did Crippen seem at all: anxious- or worried wnen showing you the was perfectly cool, showing -ho alarm or fright." -Mr. Tobin put a series of '.questions. with the object of getting Irom.D'ew a statement that .the floor of the cellar dissection, of huraanv. or at least had been undisturbed for years. While' was being ques- tioned a juryman fainted, his collapse being preceded, "ov. alarming gutteral "Tlie were at once suspended and Dr. Wilcox, home mammal The remains had been buried, to eight months. It was tfuite, 'impossible. that they had been buried as far back .as 1905. He had- tound with remains hair eight inches in being hair of a female, dark office expert, ".'attended him, at-root and lighter brown "or Him at once .but-of court. The judge most! During Pepper's recital then asked ...Wilcox to confer with him-- .Crippen --seemed keenly inter- ested in .this- and asked this warden what was gpiiig '.to happen. At the warden's- braisqiieVreply Crippen 'smil- rQheof the doctors who .examined- informed the judge that ;-he bad fainted from a fit, tne but thought he. would in -an hour. -The proceedings: accordingly adjoiirned. entirely recov- .'resumed. Dew answering by Tobin said he Crippen, had left no debts behind wnen' fled. Muir3 re-exam- .ining -asked- :what was Crippeh's Qemeanor voyage from Canada, "-Perfectly collected and said. not appear at all disqiuete'dL.his.-maimer -being ex- actly as him. first in .Alter. severaVjninor witnesses Prof. Pepper said, remains were Jm- mari, those adult. Dissee: tion had, been: by some one skill- of-the. gruesome details Crippen lis- tened gazing, intently tnrough rimmed spectac- les-at human exhibits preserved in ]ars. Continuing; Pepper said that there' was no evidence of disease :n orga'ns and, be': found no apparent cause of death. On .piece of abdom- inal wail, was scar and. he had not the slightest..doubt that it was the scar .of Cross, examined by TO bin: "Taking remains.- by them- selves' and apart; frcm hair and other tnings., is it. impossible to tell reply to another question, Pep-, per. that it was not a person to be -skihed in dissection to mutilate the- remains- in the. manner shown. He could not fix the date of Qeaih certainly. By "Had you heard- Mrs. Cnppen had had an operation before you formed" your' opinion that the niark on flesh was an operation BURIED DNDERRDCK AT FRANKlINE Russian Miner was Killed on Monday Incjuest Frank, Oct. On Monday fore- noon a serious accident happened' at. the shaft' whereby miner- named Russian, -lost his life., It. appears that -the unfor- tunate "man was putting in 'timber to support the' roof, -large piece of rock weighing -some to'hs, fell. upon him, completely, burying him; Willing hands at once set -to work- to extricate him, much danger attenScd; their labors and it was hot until af- ter four hours' strenuous "labor that the man was got "out. Dr. Martigny went down tlie and was in attendance when the man. was got out, but his services were of. no avail, as the unfortunate man's skull was crushed in. An inquest will be held as soon as- the government" inspector arrives.- CHANCE IS NOT DOWNHEARTED T.' "BAD, HURRICANE.- Oct. la.: ;-With an'iabating --win-d' at day- iignt Appeared 'to "tiie "it -toVard 'coast at a speed! -''Xhe streets, -littered with wrecicage.f-No "great 'damage to shipping is reported. STRONG FOR Thinks the Athletics-Had Luck Enough For a Whole Season fnnadelphia, Oct. Chance manager of the Chicago .Cubs, 'last night said: "Brown was going along eminent. at the time. CIAL1ST GIVES HON., HOT RACE Fermo, Oct. great deal of political work is being crowded into very short space, of a week's cam- paign in this riding. N'b meetings have been held, aside fvcmi committee meetings, in secret. Mi. Ross has his workers out, all Amidst it city affairs have suddenly lost interest, and everything in that line is, for the time, neglect- ed. That Mr. Bennett is making tilings lively for Mr. Ross is appar- ent to all and the fight is not going O'.cr i lie district, and Mr. Brnnctt is j to be a walk-over for anybody. It close 'upon Tracks. Mr. 'Charles O'Bricn, M.L.A. in' ROCKY Mountain riding in of berts, has joined the socialist forces ami sovr-ral other work ITS of thr working men of the district vote solidly Mr. .Bennett an excellent chance of defeating the new minister of lands but that is something they have never yet accomplished, and Ihr party arc hero. with Mr. Ross' experience and good long rireular letter issued today, address, coupled with the prestige of license record I his new position, he has the advant- o'f" ihr last iVw years, and going af- j ago in the fight, and is not sleeping tor liini rough shod, is creating a I or in his tent. errat. deal of comment. If Mr. Ilawthornthwaite puts in an Father Michcls. of the Catho- j appraraivcc .tonight things will be he is said to havc_admonish- j si ill morn lively, and a public meet- td his parishioners lasl io Vole fuf them to bo avowed of the clun-fh. This, too, is lending excite- ment to ihe hot liltte race being Sunday not I ing may be the outcome. 1 rion. Thos. 'I'ayior, minister of lic works, is expeftcd here during the week upon business connected connected with his department, but it pullrd ofl" bftwocn two aspirants for the votes of the district. i.s not likely that lie will take part the local fight that I thought sure we were" to win. Coombs did noc show up near- ly as weji as Bender, and I mise will give him all the trouble he wants next time he works against us. if we could have hit in pinches today we would have won >-hands down, for we could have taken all the tight out of the Athletics. The latter had luck enough to last them a whole season. When we get nine bases on bails off a pitcher and can't beat him we ought not to say anything.. So I be'content with just predicting that we will play different ball in Chi- ''Windsor, Oct. F. P. Savin, principal of the Windsor Collegiate In stitul-c, a resident oi Windsor for ov- ic'iTtwenty years, has signified his cn- '.dorsement of the m-ain charges made by Bishop Fallen against the schools of North Essex. Bishop, Fallen, it .will bo remembered, attacked not on- ly the teaching both of English and 'French, particularly the former.' but .'declared thai the French-Canadian children were dwelling in intellectual Principal Savin, in Ills official capacity, stands., .on the far side of the examinations, and can see and examine tlie quality of pupils graduated irom ail kinds ot schools, public, separate and bilingual schools. .This is what Principal Savin stated .in an interview, his words being giv- en "verbatim. "My experience "with pupils in passing them through the SEVEN BALLOONS ARE IN CANADA Eight of] the Ten In Race i Cr-bss.ecl Lake Michigan St. of the ten balloons which here Monidav in International race, ,-are believ- ed! to be in Canada. They were -'reported- in northern -Michigan near Lake Huron. One, the Dussel- is, taking, a. more northerly course than the others. The trip across Lake Michigan was nrade suc- cessfully by" eight entries. The rec- ord made by the late Oscar Ernbslech in 1907 is believed Vill be" broken. BODIES RECOVERED FROM GERMAN EXPLOSION Sarscertt, Prussia, Oct. teen bodies had.been recovered up to a late hour tonight. All of them had been mangled by fallen stone. The cause of the disaster was a prema- ture explosion of dynamite. Unarles Murphy, president .of tne Cubs, said: "Two games is just the proper handicap for us to give the Athletics, and I believe we will taKe the next four straight. We will look different when we have come oiit on our own grounds, and if we takfi two games 1n Chicago we will win the series sure." JUDGE WALKER CELEBRATED TWO ANNIVERSARIES Winnipeg, Oct. Walker, senior judge of the county court, to- day celebrated bis seventy-fifth birth- day, and at the same time completed is entitled to superannuation on full pay but says he prefers to keep in harness to rusting In retirement. He is one of the best known men in the West BIG INCREASE OF WHEAT ACREAGE in Cardstori Dis- trict Lighter in the East T. Kevin.-superintendent of the Railway Irrigatiou Co., says that his estimate "of the increase in. the acreage of. winter wheat sown this year over Jast year in the coun- try tributary to the-A; R. and I. Rail- road, is' twenty-five ,per. cent. In' some particularly irom Magrath west and throughout, the; the increase is prob- ably in oth- er parts; the" .increase will no't exceed thus putting :the average r increase :at: the figure stated, hamelyv; twenty.-fiye.-per cent.' DIET2- GIR L TO ST XfJ D R lA L. the Arontson, left; Ashland iate .this afternoon'; to anawe- to i a charge ;ofr ,1908, tier .attorney promised, she1 will not. sleep in. jail She. am not strong well." I have been treated kindly'since at Ashland." rTrje'treatment received for two.days at Winter after was .V.- COLORADO U'RE'st 7' WORK Denver, Colo.; special session of the adjourned today at tier iastiiig: jeventy-. one days. An initlativeIanU dum "'bill, a. primary.- ibill, arregistration, bill Jind a. .commission bill "were passed. ject; of bank less. ballot "ineIude roth.'s call for the out of committee. Plans Of the Alberta and Eastern B. C, Press Association The annual convention oi the Al- berta' and Eastern British Columbia Press Association opens in briJgL- tomorrow. St. Augustin's Hall-will bv the meet-ing place. The first session will bt- hold at JO A the four .schools and mv observation 'is the o'clock in the morning tomorrow teachers oi the bilingual school arc! second session will be held m not properly qualified, I believe it to following which, at be quite true that there is m; funda- o'clock the visitors will be mental reason why French students around the city in automobiles. At aru not just as willing to be prt-1 ten o'clock in the evening. ihe Board pared for high school work as the of Trade banquet will be held in tlie English. They arc just as bright and AlexandraCafc UGA STARTS IHURSfoAY The Knight Sugar Co.'s'beet, sugar lactory at Raymond will start the sea- son's run tomorrow. -The local' crop of beets has been.somewhat light this year but will the factory .run- ning for some tinia. A large" quantity of beet puip has been purchased again tnis year from Germany-, to. make up the shortage in .the local supply. One of the great hindrances, in fact the only hindrance, is the scarcity of 1" fields; only are large numbers of Hands need- ed to cultivate "the--crops throughout the summer, but larger crews .are needed to harvest the crop., -To rem- edy, in a measure, the scarcity of la- bor for harvesting, an ingenious ma- chine called a puller been secur- ed and is being_ used this season. Drawn by a number of-horses it fair- ly .plows up a wide stretch of land, .taking six rows' of -beets at 'a time, and delivering the latter, on a .table rrom which are run, into wag- ons and hauled to the factory on the cars. It is a great labor saver and is to the business of digging beets what an elevating grader is to the pick and snovel. TO TRY IT Wellman Says Ht -Will Yet Cross The KNOWS People were Excite Efforts to L-ocate to' New.-.- York cross the' Allan tic.-in ,'a loon. 'Far f com failure higher ambition bratqr That' was- the oneL error out.well .in time -made the- iNorfcTx' Pole. new type of .dirigible that -used; -even was "drifting total, wreck 1A. tlaiitic, r- talking what- Afas' .'needed intend- busy as sible- -V M uch 'Excitement: unfir.tlie was J WeHman and ".his. the; frightened.'; kitten, the -liner, surrounded exciied passengers. continents .waited; iriathl'iesslj-.v'r-thc'', 'fate- of land; feeling that ..had become.- "that President Taf t the navy isels in.. Which -'prior .to escue was y manYand. 1 man's 'chief engineer, anxiety, while Avireiess .station' on the1' coast was itself pick tip some news the navigators: Capt-.Dqwns, of first-news of. the rescue ;in a. message to New, York, Times, with tlie' Chicago Ptecora-Herald'and: Lo udon Daily Telegraph _ for the expedition. -wireless messages .reaching New.--YQrk tonight say that, one of the "America's-; motors had broken, which.. madeimorc serious the predicament all -the gasoline that, could -be: spared7 was cast into ithe sea- probable that .the craft had suffered severely from the jerking .froin. its great rat-like tail., or which served the triple purpose: of Van; elongated gasoline- tank, balance and, wireless "ground." Wellman.. had flashed by wireless to Siascbnsefct that this' immense appendage, ed- by the waves, had -trouble" ana shutting of the motors at times-iBuE- fetted as the craft was it is likely the equilibrator .caused greater trouble in the ship's south- ward drift. RAILWAY FINED FOR WORKING EMPLOYEES OVERTIME jetterson City, Mo., Qct Missouri Pacific Railway was rrom to ?25 each on. twenty-four counts for violating the 16'-near: law by J udge Dyer in nere today. These were the Tirsts cases in this court under the new law. The evidence indicated that the employees were worked overtime irom ten minutes to one'hour...- willing, but actually come too poorly ior their courses and leave" us .without finishing them. I see no reason why the department of education of Ontario should insist on On Friday morning the third and probably last, session will assemble, the afternoon of that day being given over to the trip to No." G mine and the Raymond Beet Factory as Kucsts of the A. R.