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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta UTe Uthbridge Dafly Herald ,1 VOL. II. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1909. NO. 2f7. SOLDIERS ALL ALONG THE Czar Of Russia Wel- comed To Italy With Much Pomp Raccoginni, Oct. as, Emperor of all the Russias, made a triumphant entry .into Italy to- day. Whatever may be the feeling be- neath the surface, .the outward mani- festation was a cordial and popular welcome' to the head of the Russian Empire: All demonstrations had been sternly suppressed but the day's re-jyotmger joidng was spontaneous, and -genurj jn3; even the mayor of Rome having been sent by. a. radical and Socialis- tic OL Aldermen to aid in the imperial -.reception. The meet tween Emperor Nicholas Victor Emanuel opened most auspi- In Spite of Proofs of Infidelity He Finds He Loves Her Stil! London, Oct. divorced his wife, J. M. Barrie, with the whim- sicality often displayed in his stage creatures, back again. He does not want to marry Pauline Chase his beautiful young ward. He has de- clared that he feels only a purely pa- ternal affection for her. He does not care for any unrelated woman except in a distant friendly way. He wants his wife, he loves her, he is willing, despite proofs of her guilt, so strong that the divorce court stopped "in the middle of taking testimony, to have_ her come back to him. Indeed, he is offering Her all sorts of inducements for her to return. All England is lit- erally astounded by the suddcu-i change in the affairs of its most popular playwright. It does not know to make- of him, for he is going-to most unusual lengths to win back the wo- man, who according to t-he testimony iii the case, openly flouted him for a handsomer man. JAPAN'S ABLEST CITIZEN ASSASSINATED BY KOREAN Prince Ito's Life Taken While On Station Platform At Har- bin Believed To Be the Victim Of a Political Plot Par-bin, Manchuria, Oct. _ telegraphed his c on'dolences to the. erthelcss, his work in spreading wcst- Hirobum Ito, former Japanese Presi-! Japanese government., dent General of Korea and probably Japan's foremast statesman, was as- sassinated here this (Tuesday) after- noon by a Korean who had followed him here for the express purpose of killing him. On a Political Mission Washington, D. C., Oct. matic circles here were shocked atthousehold W0rd' (era ideas, and the subsequent emin- ence, which he attained in diplomacy and statesmanship made his name a Since the news of the murder was received here, the assassination of Prince Ito. The _ Japanese em-bassv here plung r into deep mourning. Officials of the j the Embassy has been filled j with government officials, diplomats, The motive of the assassination was state' department expressed their sor-7 revenge. The assassin was arrested row for the taking'of so distinguished almost immediately on his arrival a -personage as Prince Ito, are being received, callers, while telegrams of inquiry and condolence without num- herc, and just as Prince Ito left the CONTEST IN VY. MIDDLESEX [railroad car at the station, the at- Strathroy, Oct. was made upon him. The ven- they looked upon 'as one of the fore- most of the world's statesmen. Despite a denial from Tokio, that Keep News From Them Worcester, Mass., Oct. news of the assassination of Prince 1 Ito, at Harbin, although received-here this morning; was not made known to the1- honorarv commercial c-' usiv The emperor arrived j Calvert, M. P., has resigned. Both jtilC gllard OI" honor drawn up .along ant missions 'by the'Mika-do, the fore-i commissioners of Japan who are vis- From daxvn tiie scetle j'candidates are lawyers- of Stra'throy. jthe platform when a pistol shot was most being an attempt to forestall j iting xVorqester until several hours 3.30 p.m. in this city was most animated as crowds gathered in the streets anti- cipating the arrival of the- Imperial; visitor. The strict -measures serve order overtaxed the police and militiamen, but did notnlampen the I ardor of the population. Many build- i ings are decorated with flags and bunting and the householders along j the route to vthe palace have spread j caipets before their door and filled j 'their windows with Brocades and gaily colored streamers. Triumphal arches stretched across the- path traversed by His. Majesty. This morning the mayor issued a pa-j triotic manifesto asking the citizens j to give, the Emperor a reception that i i heard. Several more BLYTHE SENTENCED TO EIGHTEEN YEARS Sut His Life Was Lucky Fate of a Wife Murderer on Trial in Toronto. Toronto, Oct. Blythe, who killed his wife, was found guilty of manslaughter sentenced to 18 years in penitentiary on Saturday by Judge Magee. Blythe had at a prev- ious trial been Sentenced to be hanged His defence was that he was drunk when he slew the woman. One Man Killed, Another Seriously Injured Near Moose Jaw Moose Jaw, Oct. 22. An accident, resulting in the death of one young man. and serious injury to another, occurred a mile and a half wesf of this city -at an early hour this morn- ing. Two young men, Jonathan Green and John Carlson, farmers of this district, were returning home- in the darkness from a social gathering in the city and while i'rying to make a short cut over the railway crossing .missed the trail and drove the -horses oveer a fifteen foot embankment. Mr. Green was killed outright and Carl- son lies in the IOCA.I ical condition. in a crit- ['the protest of the .foreign powers by j later. The Japanese visitors were] shots were fired'1 in i effecting, a more complete understand-1 asleep their special car when the i quick succession, the bullets striking j the prince in back. The former president general of Korea fell where lie stood, mortally wounded. Three of the Prince's companions were also wounded, bullets striking ing with China. Prince Ito played j news reached here. Roger E. Greene an.important part in the framing Harbin, who 'is the recent treaty, between Japan and accompanying the party as interpret- Cliina relating to 'railway construe-jer, to tell them of the tion in Manchuria. The treaty which tragedy until after they had arisen, concluded on August.31, and has been i MX. Greene ;in commenting on the Others Mine Workers Offices Japanese Consul-General Kawakan, 'considered by many-'diplomats -a vio-1 tragedy ed between.'- Japan and Russia after General Manager Tanaka of the South Railway and Prince Ito's private secretary. Con-J the war. In the face of her Ports- I sul General Kawakan is badly, but j mouth pledge, not ;to obstruct any not fatally injured, .it is believed. j measures that China may take for The assassin was promptly seized, j the of..-'commerce and in- dustry in. Manchuria; Japan forced a lation of the conclud am sure the .commissioners will I Upon being questioned j was a .Korean. he said he be -deeply shocked by the news of the assassination. Prince Ito was recog- nized as the leading statesman "of Japan, and it was; he, who after his study of the great nations, compiled one of the best constitutions in the INDIAN ROW ENDS IN DEATH A Redman Dies In the Hos- pital Here-Row At specific' pledge from China not to world." for district officers and-] would show Appreciation of theeat also for international officers of the "I.came to Harbin for the sole pur- i build a railway from pose of assassinating .prince Ito to {north, -without Japan's consent. An-i Ito's Career Prince Ito, was one of the most event and express Italian gratitude j w. of A. takes place on avenge'.my the slayer told; other significant provision is that! prominent, if not the first statesman The manifesto concluded with j for the various offices in 'the this'address to the Emperor.-: i District are as follows "The reception to Your Majesty ex- j-, Wnr. B. Powell- the! ]y, connected assassin presses our sentiments- and apprecia- _ present occupant brtbe ;p6st> return-.' Outcomc of. plot tion for within opposition. great -Japanese statesman, -who -dur- from Japan, -this in- ing his stay in Korea, had ordered jsuring 'Japanese control of any im- [the execution of several persons, close- j portant; branch Japan's tmain j line near Vladivostok. Japan also j refused to- discuss .the-a-tisorption of be the outcome of an organ- ,_ He also said he had a should China build the Kirin railway I Of the Japanese Empire. ThVPrince th- of pa-thnuakp in Mes j Tuesday in Dec ember, on wnich j persdhal account to scttle with the cast, she'must borrow half the re- had held no official position since-his the time pi the eaxthquake in ates-., dav the'mines arc closed. The can- _Tono__ -r_ early, in the year, as, gen- eral of Korea, but- during his occu- pancy of that position, he Challenged the ..attention of the by bring- ing Korea supremely 'under tbr dom- ination of Japan and causing the abo- lition of the Korean Emperor, whose sympathies were intensely Anti-Japan- ese. Tin this office, Ito" earned the hat- red of a considerable -element of the The Prince was born, Sep- tember 2, 1841, of parents unknown to" history.; As an orphan he was adopted into the family of Juzo Ito; a Sumurai of the lowest rank in the Choshu Clan. Young Ito studied un- der the -great master of'the time, Yo- shida Shiou, and developed rapidly. In 1863 he xmder took the celebrated pilgrimage to England in defiance of, the laws of Japan which forbade na- %alls. 'This occasion.will be measur- again -the j -u ..tiou of the whole civilized world to Rsccoginni." From the- moment the Imperial -Corbin nul.-ta.ry guard. Not an inch of .the'! tfniMi failed of examination and j it was line'd with soldiers who could i assassination-of Prince -Ito ap_jsovereignty along the south Man- churian railway. Her attitude -was in glaring contrast with Russia's ren- J. Car- anticipating the "Prince Ito of China's sovereignity right in the recent Harbin agreement. Gloom in Tokio Tokio, Oct. prevails in the city following the assassination of Prince Tto at Harbin. Details Coleman W. H. ..Evans, Dcrnie rendered difficult by reason of .the J.a- jwere. Jacking tonight and were eagcr- Vice-President Clenrf, -Stubbs, i, Robert Eva-ns, Kenmare. Secretary-Treasurer: A. :r, Michel A. Hamilton, were on, the .lookout for suspicious entered Italy through the fam-K D. Perkins, Bankhead A... S, Jul- j characters, yesterday arrested three ous Kent Cenis Tunnel at Modane un- !ian> Praser Flats., Koreans, who were at the station til 'reached the Royal Castle 'it'1' Board Member Peter I and found to be armed with revolvers an extraordinary {Patterson, Fernie William Ryan, i However the task of guarding was Garner, Michel Harry Smith, Wv H. Evans, Fernie; panesc Consul Gc '.-.-I ]-v awaited. It is said that the quest that the railway officials received three wounds. When jmit all Japanese to -enter the rail- the Foreign Office received the news. Board Members, Sub-Dis. .1 j road station to greet the 'Prince. The. ifl immediately notified the members E. Smith, Fernie Nat How-j'police pointed out that it was quite ior" Cabinet, many of whom hast- almost. i-puch the hands of their com-] T-J3; Jamf Edmonton. rctir-s at. right and left." Every tsoa on the railroad line was occu- pic-1 by the military and each coach, dls, Michel. oa Retrains on the line-leading to! 2: Vin Frodsham, Coleman, from Japanese from their appearance. i irapos-sible to distinguish Koreans cned to the foreign office. These in- carried a police guard whe made visits among the passengers, 'interrogating and even searching them whenever the least suspicion was.aroused. It was an un- comfortable morning for the passen-1. i J. 0. Jones, Hillcrest. eluded General Terrauchi, the Minis- j t-ives to go abroad under penalty of I The Russian Minister of Finance, War- The Princess Ito was death. Ito took part on the Imperial No. 3: John Larson, Lethbridge i kovsoff and the Russian military au-! notified of the death Of her husband side during the war which led to the -Jabez Raynor, Taber. th'orities accompanyine; Prince tlveir country-home. Their restoration and after the establish- No. 4 Herb. Fox, Canmore Jack were exposed to the same danger ison Hirokuni Tto. is in London. The. ment of the present Meiji government Jones, Bankhcad. i from fivino- I foreign office is beseiged with emmir- began his official life as a judge of According-to the i from (lying bullets as was the Prince. foreign office is beseiged with enquir- began his official life as a judge bal-j Indeed, Kokovsoft w as nearer the ies- these including all .the diplomats i the Osaka Court. He was then gcrs to enter- Italy by dane. On the Italian frontier the Emper-1 or' was met by a special commission i wav of Mo- -Pts are'being printed in the different j Japanese envoy at the time Of the j'accredited -to- Japan among whom the languages spoken in the- district, arid j shooting than those, who were wound- I Prince was very popular. j will -be forwarded in due time !bv the: ed. sccretarv. Had .the assassin delayed for a moment the ioreism con- i London Not Surprised 27 years old. Later he bscame governor of Hiogo and in 1869 was made vice- minister of the Central Government. of -generals sent by King Victor Em- J manuel and by Adjutant-General; Prince Dolgo Ruki, Russian ambassa- j dor to Italy and the staff of the Rus- I sian Embassy. At the appearance of j the Emperor's train, the troops I drawn .up 'beside the track presented! arms 'and their bands played the na-! t-ional anthem. Throughout the Mont j Cenis railway line, progress of the; Emperor had the character of a tri- j uraphal march. The troops prevented j crowds from the villages that lined i the route approaching the but this restriction served only to j stimulate the curiosity of the people1 Kenbra, Ont., Oct, Hilliard who gathered at the rear of the sol-! Hotel, with the opera house adjoining (iiers, climbed into tree tops or upon'! caught fire about. 11.30 last night, and the cliffs, wherever a tfew of the KENORAHOTEL DESTROYED BY FIRE London, Oct. assassination !The year he visited Ameri- jsuls -would have- been directly' jn the j of Prince Tto, who was regarded here, j commissioned to investigate the ''line of fire. The body of the slain! as elsewhere in Europe, as the maker nnancial system and on his return statesman' has already been. removed! of modern Japan, though everywhere was appointed Premier and Minister r homeward. Tho casket before it was deplored, is not regarded in official 'placed upon the train was covered i and diplomatic circles as surprising; I with flowers sent hv M. Kokovsoffiin view of the bitter resentment nf oi Imperial Household Department. He was created a count in 1884 and Prince at the conclusion of the jand the Russian ambassador to Pe-'ihe Koreans over the Japanese OCCH- sian-Japanese war, which he did hi? j km is accompanying the body tojpation of their home land. It has All along the rail-; been half a century since the Prince utmost to prevent. During this war Ito remained without a stated office. jroa-d line honors are being shown to I was in England, and so he'was known j Chough often consulted entrusted 'the dead statesman. Kokovsoft has I personally to but a few here. Nev- i v-'ith important missions. FRANCE PLEASED AT CHANGE IN SPAIN WILL CROOKS CHARMED Oct. French press today hails with satisfaction the fall a heap of ruins, the structure' of the Maura cabinet in Spain and passing train was to be-had. An im- being almost wholly gutted despite ;--xpreases the hope that, the change mense crowd gathered in the Pied- j the efforts of the fire brigade. Louis of government marks the beginning niont Region and as the train passed {Hilliard is the. proprietor, having i of better days for that monarchy. It waved their hands and hats shouting, i built the hotel in 180S on the site of'is especially pleased that the possi- "Long live Russia and; "Long live I the old Hilliard hotel, which was'bility of Franco-Spanish complice- the Emperor I" burned to the ground in the spring isons regarding affairs in 'Morocco ap At .Busselete and some of -the other that year. It is thought that the villages, the officers of the municipal- broke out through the scenery on ity, headed by the mayor and band, j rne opera house stage becoming ig- carrying banners, gathered at railway i nit-cd. A vaudeville company gave stations to pay their respects to the i p- performance here tonight, and about Russian guest. Although the train three-quarters of an hour after the- did not stop at these places, the peo- j conclusion .of the performance "the pie cheered loudly, and women threw i discovered. boquets of flowers over the heads of There was a high wind the soldiers and against the train as i and fanned by this it swept past. j the flames quickly .spread iunil_ the The day was ideal. The sun shin- i fire practically enveloped the whole ing brightly and there was a spring-! The loss will bo total, nl- like balm in the air. At the station i though it is understood that it is papers passed, that The Socialist thi- defeat oi the Conservative government was more to indignation than to the do- mestic situation. Emperor Nicholas was'met "by King, mostly covered by insurance. The Emmanuel, Premier Giolitti, Hilliard hotel was one of the best foreign minister Tittoni, Mayor Nath- j an, of Rome, members of the court, staff officers and government dignitar- ies. These had driven to the station in brightly docked carriages with outriders and escorted by Cuiras'i- (Continuftd on Page Four.) and most modern in town. and was situated in the centre. The opera annex erected at consid- erable cost and seated about six hundred people. A large quantity of the belongings in the hotel were saved. Lords Must Expect Fight WITH SIR WILFRID Felt Better Man for Having Met the Premier of Canada PEARY AFTER KNUD RASMUSSEN NOW Oct. W. Ivr.P.. writing of his meeting with Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Wilfrid Washington, D. C., Oct. mander Robert E. Peary, the Arctic explorer, has telegraphed to sciene-jdays .Little Shields, an. Indian, is'dead at the hospital this morning-, the re- sult of a blow with a heavy neck- yoke, in a drunken row at Raymond yesterday. No particulars of fracas are known yet. Coron- er .Higinlxytham will hold an inquest this afternoon, and a charge of man- slaughter against one of the Indians engaged in the row the result. BY JURY IN SOME CASES Grand Jury Make Recommendation to Judge. Toronto, Oct. jury, in presentment to Mir. Justice Magee said in part: "We recommend that consideration be given to abolishing of trial, by jury in cases where capi- tal punishment might apply in order that evidence may be. weighed by those most capable -of judging guilt or otherwise of accused, thus further- ing- proper ends of justice." REBUILD WING OF PARLIAMENT BUILDING Toronto, Ont., Oct. esti- mated cOst of the reconstruction on fire proof lines of the burned sect-ion of the Parliament buildings is 000, The work will be proceeded with at once. The announcement was made by Sir James Whitney at the conclu- sion of today's cabinet session. HEAVY RAINS NOVA SCOTIA ACQUITTED AN INDIAN AT NELSON Lockhart, the Ferme Man Also Gets Off Nelson, B. C.. Oct. crim- inal part of the fall assizes closed Saturday night with the acquittal Ol Prank Kootenay, the Indian charged with murder and of. Lockhart, of Fer- nie, charged with theft of of Ferine Fire Relief Funds. The Indian murder case had several...- sensational features: The chief tice shut out' no less than four alleg- ed self confessions chiefly on the ground that no effort had been taken to get an interpreter by the authori- ties at the preliminary hearing for the Indian. The learned' justice remarked that in this case the proceedings so far as the accused understanding them were farcial according to the statements by the accused to Provincial Con- stable Devett, of Nakusp, when arrest ed and later to the _ same officer as well as those made to the coroner, and magistrates were all riled out.- A. M- Johnson, for the defence, plac- ed the' stalwart buck in the box -and the latter dramatically told the priest interpreter, Father Coldi, how the deceased had purchased whiskey, from a Chinaman on August lotk. He and the deceased had finally drank liquor and finally how the deceas- ed -had picked a quarrel with Mm Oft i the -bank of the Columbia river, the fierce struggle that ensued "and how- he had killed his life-long chum ia self-defence, by clubbing him with loaded rifle Ije had from him, to save his own life. Gift- phically and'fully the accused. told the story to a densely packed court room, illustrating through, .him counsel how., it all happened. alleged cutting up of the 'tody out to be a cut four inches long IB the stomach, made by the Indian in order to make it sink in the rivers The'story was, evidently believed the jury, as after two hours delibera- tion sthey brought in a verdict "to- night of acquittal on the ground of self defence, adding an order that the law should be changed so thai those who sold or gave liquor -to !DT diaiis should be sent to jail for long terms without the option of a Chief Justice said he was in thorough accord with the jury's recommenda- tion and he hoped a change in the law would be made. The Chinaman-' who sold the liquor in the present, case, which resulted in the Indian's death, should have been heavily pun- ished by a long term in prison. IB discharging Frank Kootenay, His Lordship warned him against ever touching liquor again. The trial has been full of color and incident and ex- cited very general interest here. SENATOR PATRICK McCARREN IS DEAD Thoughtfulness of His many Will Try to Get His Po- sition in Brooklyn j New York, Oct. Pat- rick McCarrenV body was removed j from St. Catherines Hospital in Brook j 3yn, where he died -at 1.05 o'clock j this morning, 'to his home on Derry j street, Williamsburg, where he lived i with his aged mother. Fears which the dying politician had often expressed were realized .to- day when the news'of'his death''was Halifax, N. S., Oct. 25.-For two She col- there lias been a continuous tific friends here that it was impos- sible for Knud the Dan- downpour of rain, over this province, winch has caused considerable damage (Many washouts are reported. Trains was good enough to spurc to s'-e11 anv were" two and three hours late in ar- i b.--rs of the Dr. Frederick A. Cook an hour of Ws time and'I parted with j pany .incj that information that him let-line a hotter man for tl ir.-j terview. He is u roan of wid... Of Dr. nathies Cook DT nis as recentlv fnndt1 riving in Halifax. pathies witn a camming m.-mnor, pubiic by Mrs. Rasmusscn at Cop- streams which border the which is due I Supple, pnrtivjo thc.ftnhasen lacks authority is the sub- al, OTcrflowcd. Thc road French blood in his veins. "I asked him if it. was tnie that, he going to South Africa high i commissioner urxV-r theo new ration. 'Whose joke is he said, and it would have done anyone good to' "near him laugh when lie gave tho answer. "Our talk was quite unofficial, and I am unable to repeat it here.. I; i stance of Peary's latest message. f Prescott Fire Prescott, Ont., Oct. a fire which broke out in J. Hollingsworth's London, Oct. Hamar Green- wood, who was a guest thr> dinner of National Liberal Club yesterday. should like, however, to take this op- stable, at- the end of Gro- said that for generations, all ques- portunity of saying that T lc-ft Sir j eery on 'Main Street, John Fly an, tions of finance, had been determined i Wilfrid taurier with the uncle of the well known horseman by the of Commons. If the j that he is fully and earnestly alive j was burned to death. Two. valuable Lords interfered with the budget the -to all the difficulties which a states- horses were destroyed, one valued at momentous issue whether the people j man has to face day by day in the j two thousand dollars, the property of or the peers were- to rule would have i government of a. great Dominion that i Flynn, an da blood mare belonging to to be fought to a finish. is also part of a great Empire." Sam Davidson. Tonight Halifax experienced one of the most violent and destructive rain storms ever known here. Rivers and town were roads leading to, the four bridges ovf-r these streams mterest with the Clt-v lapsed and this afternoon her physi- cian says her -condition was critical. Untill today Mrs. McCarren did not even know -her son was ill. She is eighty-four years old and infirm and the senator's last thoxights were to protect her from the shock oi this news. In Brooklyn tho question Senator McCarren's successor both in office and as Democratic leader now divides were completely covered with water and it was impossible for people to reach their homes. In tho centre of the town of Anti- Senator McCarren's'-term would.; not j have expired until the end of 1910, a [special election in his district must be called to fill his place before that time. Keen interest in the choice of gonish. thf was four f-cct and a small barn used as a loa'ltT OI" the Democratic party by A. Kirk and Company, caught fire, but was extinguished. The hose had to be carried to it in a boat. At the east end the. inhabitants had to move, to the upper floors of'their houses. Thc water was five feet deep. The T. C. R. track was flooded in several places and a bad washout oc- curred in Sylvan Valley, where a part of Vine's new mill dam burst, close to the track, and the road bed was torn awav. King's county arises from the gener- al belief that Tammany will endeavor to wrost control of the party's affairs in. Brooklyn borough from the form- er adherent? of Senator McCarren, who had persistently fought the at- tempted encroachment of Tammany, During his illness there have been indications of a union of the McCar- ren and anti-McCarren forces in Brooklyn but a Democratic leader in that borough has not yet appeared. ;