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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Uthbridge Daily Herald Lethbridge, Alberta. Wednesday, September Number 231 AN EXHIBIT WHICH WILL CAUSE TALK R. Officials An- nounce Nature of Con- gress Lethbridge Leads CONDITIONS COULD NOT BE BETTER B. S, Smilli, architectural engineer, Sweeting; industrial agent, Department of. Natural Resources of the 'daiiadinn Pacific railway, and .John Coggswell, ol the publicity branch [Canadian Pacific Irrigation Colonization Co., of Calgary, arrived in Lethbridgis yesterday afternoon, and in company withJ McNicol and ;J; L, Manwaring, of the Board of trade, visited the exhibition build- ing and looked ovei: the space assign- ed for the Canadian Pacific exhibit at Him" Dry-Farming Congress, The riiil- will the ovai space be- -aciiUi 'Hie. dome- of the main building and according to these- gentlemen will make an .exhibit that will lie far ahead of. anything yet aUumpteil in ,.the Canadian West. Mr. Smith explained that the De- partment of Natural Resources is gcf- ting together a permanent portable exhibit that, will show all the natur- al rcspurcs of Manitoba, Saskatche- wan, Alberta and British Columbia. ..This display will consist of all the agricultural products of the prairies aiul the coast province, fruit, timber, minerals, fish, game birds, large and small game and fur-bearing animals, in fact, everything that contributes to the natural wealth of Western Can- ada. The exhibit will be complete in every detail. For instance, the prin- cipal shown first as they are taken from the ground, then through all their of transfor- mation until they arrive at a finished 'Sstatc and are displayed as bars, ol solid 'gold, silver; etc. The agricultur- al'exhibit will contain all the grains, grasses, roots" and other farm' pro- In" the animal display are included elk, nioose; deer, caribou, black amh grizzly bears, wolves, wol- verines, mountain sheep and etc. All these specimens'have mounted by the best taxidermists procurable and make aVexhibit that is entertaining as well as instructive. Attractive Cases Probably as attractive as'the pro- ducts displayed will be. the cases in which, tfiey will be shown. These are of solid mahogany and bevelled plate glass, lined with green plush and ar- ranged by experts. The whole exhi- bit is being made in preparation for the Panama-Pacific exposition at San Francisco in 1915, but is already in such a stage of completion that a part of it will be available for the (Continued on page S) MAGRATHFAIR TO BE HUMMER SECRETARY MATKIN SAYS EN- TRY LIST IS THE LARGEST ON RECORD Magrath, Sept. and Wednesday of next week will be red letter days at Magrath, it being the occasion of the annual fall fair of ihe Dtiseret Agricultural society. The fair this year promises to be bigger and belter than ever before, and the directorate are much delighted with the bright outlook. In an interview Secretary Matkin, on whose shoulders the weight of responsibility rests, that gentleman appeared cn- lircly satisfied with the progress of the details, the outlook for a record- breaking entry list, and the many other features peculiar to the success- ful conduct of an event of this char- acter. Winnipeg, Sept. even a shower has been reported in the Ca- nadian prairie West during the past twenty-four Qionrs, and .fine head- way IB being made with the .harvest. Threshing Is in full swing in a num- of districts. The weather con- tinues mild, with entire absence of frost ami prospects' are for higher temperatures. Conditions could not bettor. KNOX GIVEN A CHILLY SHAKE Tokio, Sept. Henry of Prussia, who will represent the Kaiser at the funeral of the Mik- ado, arrived here today.. Consid- erable comment was caused by the fact that Instead of sending government officers to meet him, as in the case of Secretary of State Knox, the new Mikado met Prince Henry at the railroad sta- tion. He will similarly honor Prince Arthur of Connaught, re- presenting King George of Britain who will arrive tomorrow. The distinction is interpreted by many., as lending color to the reports Japanese se- cretly think Secretary Knox came a commercial mission than one of pure sympathy, and are deeply offended at the appar- ent lack of sincerity behind .the. ostensible object of RAY KNIGHT THIS BOUGHT THE CATTLE Stackers Bought From Oklahoma Man for Milk River Ranch A big deal in cattle IB report- ed from Raymond. During the Stampede at Calgary, Ray of the Knight Sugar Co., bought from Mulhall, of Mulhall, Okla., stack- ers, which will be shipped to Southern Alberta this fall, and placed on the Knight Ranch on the Milk River ridge. This makes the second shipment of United States cattle during the year, having fbeen place- ed on the i reserve at Cardston last spring. Mr. Mulhall is the father of Miss Lucille- Mulhall, one of the ropers who per- formed at the .Stampede. She became greatly taken with one of-Mr. Knight'a strings of hors- es, and the Raymond rancher made her heart glad by pre- senting her with the auimal be- fore her return to her father's ranch. APPOINTED BISHOP TO RUTHENIANS AVinnipeg, Sept has just been received here of the appoint- ment of Rev. Nicols Boodka of Galicia as bishop to rule over the Ruthenian Catholics {Greek -Rite) of western Canada; It has not yet been decided whether Bishop Boodka will resideVat Winnipeg, or Edmonton or some other western centre. The announcement of this important appointment comes from Bishop Ortimsky of Philadelphia one of the leading American eccles- iastics under the'see of Ronie. -Bish- op Boodka was ...born in, Galicia 'in 1877 and was ordained 1905. CLASH WITH LABOR PROVING EXPENSIVE Liberals Lose Gladstone's Old Seat Due to Divi- sion in Ranks ARKANSAS NOT A RADICAL STATE Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 11 turns from Monday's general election In Arkansas are sufficient to confirm earlier indications that stale wide prohibition, and that with one excep- tion, the several other proposals sub- mitted to the voters failed of, enact- ment. The "grandfather clause" amendment failed to carry, as did tho act providing for tho recall of all el- ective offices; The proposal to limit legislative sessions to sixty days was approved. Loudon, Sept. took place in the Midlothian division yes- terday, the bye-election being neces- sary on the elevation of the sitting member, the Master of Blibank, chief Liberal whip, to the peerage. It was the first bye-election in Gladstone's old constituency since the Reform Bill. Interest was intense, and the Labor party's invasion added novelty and complexity. The result of the poll was declared today as follows: -Major J. A. Hope, Unionist----- G021 Hon. A. Shaw, Liberal...... 59S9 Provost Brown, Labor...... 2413 Unionist majority....... 32 Figures at recent general elections were as follows: December, Liberal, SSS7; Hope, Unionist, 5680. January, Unionist, 5427. 8348; Unionist, 5132. 5804; Unionist, 5490. .majority, 459. Liberal majority. unopposed. During the day an aeroplane -flow over the country distributing Unionist literature. Among those recording votes were a postmaster from Ontario, and a voter who travelled irom Spain. The total vote cast yesterday was or Cfi less than at the General Election. The Unionist vote reached its high'watcr mark, but the election of the Unionist candidate was, of course, dim to the split in the govern- ment caused by the entry of the La- bor party with a- candidate of their own, in continuance of the guerilla -warfare which lias already cost the government two otherwise certain seats. The Master of Elftmnk strongly ad- vised the Liberal executive to refrain from putting a candidate in the field and abandon the scat to the- Labor party. But his counsels wervi scouted, with tho present catastrophe to the government as the result. TO SEE HIS COUNTRY Quebec, Que., Sept. Lomer Gonin, premier Quebec, will leave on Saturday for and Winni- peg GRAIN EXCHANGE OFFICES Winnipeg, Sept. the election of oillcers of the Winnipeg Grain ex- change for the ensuing year, And- rew Kelly, president of the Western Canada Flour MHls company, was elected president and 0. K. Godfrey of the Canadian Elevator company vice president. C. N- Bell was re- elected secretary. TRAGEDY C CAUSED A SURPRISE Miss Stanhope, British Ar- istocrat, Shot Brains Out in Gruesome Style London, Sept. Place, the beautiful old Coventry' manor house, occupied Mr. (and. Mrs. Morton Freweri, lias been the ueene of a tra- gedy. While the host and hostess were out driving, Miss Gertrude Stanhope, who was staying 'with thorn for a. few days, shot herself remarkable way. Miss Stanhope was a daughter of the Hon.; Henry formerly rector of Cheshire, and years old; latter five; o'clock yester- day, she announced i her intention of going. fpr_a walk. A couple of hours after a ma'h found iss Stanhope's hat and jacket in the hall, and as she had not gone for the promised walk, anxiety was aroused. On a "search being made the door to her room, a small bedroom, not the one alloted to Miss was found kicked from the Inside. Re- peated calls brought no the door was forced and the body of -Miss Stanhope was found on the floor. The lower part of her head had re- ceived a full charge of shot trom a double-b'arrelled gun, -which was lying on the bed, with1 one'of the barrels discharged. The gun had been dis-. charged means of a boot'lace attached to the trigger and to the bedpost, the pin. 'being pulled by the barrel until the taut boot lace released the i, A letter from CVIiss Stanhope was found in the hall, Vad dressed to her 41. Stanhope, Leiih Hall, Aberdeenshire. 'Leith Hall is the residence of .Charles' Leith, a relative of Lord Leith of Fyvie. DR. DUMAS HAS GONE TO JAIL WAS CONVICTED OF BURNING POST OFFICE AT PUPOKSEY, MINNESOTA Bemidji, Minn., SeiH. Du- mas, former mayor of Cass Lake, Minn., and a prominent politician and surgeon of northern Minnesota, was given an intermediate sentence here yesterday by Judge McClennon. He will be confined to penitentiary at Stillwater. Dr. Dumas 'was convicted one year ago of arson in attempting to burn the post office and store at Puposkey. Before sentence was passed, Dumas' counsel made a statement that.his client's father had offered to provide the 'money necessary to take an ap- peal to the Supreme Court, but that the younger Dumas felt that he could not permit the expensive litigation to continue further. The maximum term cannot exceed three and one- half years. RIOTED ALL THE x NIGHT THROUGH DULUTH HAD STRENUOUS NIGHT WITH MOBS ATTACKING STREET CARS Dulutb, 31 Inn., Sept. 7 o'- tlock this morning all was quiet in the city, the strikers, or strike sym- pathizers, having retired alter a night of more or less confusion, with rioting in the west end. Some cars are ruu- nins today. Once during the night the mob got beyond control of the police, and aid was asked from the sheriff. Riot- ers 'bombarded cars, attacked the car barn with rocks and planks, and fought with the police. After nightfall, owing to the vio- lence shown by the mob, the company to abandon the car service. During the melees many 'were injur- ed by missiles thrown by the riot- ers, .Manager of the car com- pany, being felled with a stone. His condition is not serious. Stones crashed tbro'wb car windows In ali sections of the Hiv. making riding dangerous.. TO OVERHAUL SERVICE London, Sept. an- nounces that while in London Premier llorden engaged the services of Sir George Murray to overhaul the administra- live departments of the Canad- ian government. Sir George starts on September 20 for Ca- nada. where he will stay eight weeks, says Truth, which will he none too much for the task. P. R. OPERA- TORS MAY GO ON STRIKE Ninety Per Cent of Men Have Voted Against the Award Sept. per cent, of tho members of the 0. R. T. have voted to turn down the award of the arbltra- tion board on the trouble b- tween the C. P. R. and their telegraph operators. was completed on Saturday, and the result has just been, made known. The emploj'ecs are preparing to that the company is hot of a mind to re-open, negotiations with them, and already they are or- ganlzlng for the fight. Strike centres are being organized from coast to coast, and all the members .have been warned that a strike seems almost in- evitable. There are -those, however, the com- pany will think. twice before allowing the service to be nan- dicapped by a despatcher's strike.' A SPECTACUULAR MOVE Winnipeg, Sept. of the most spectacular, moves in the history of Winnipeg schools was made laat night Board, 'when D. M. Duncan, B.A., principal of the. Kel- vin Technical High school, was ap- ipointed. "assistant superintendent ol schools in this city; COOK TO BE BRYCE SUCCESSOR? D. C., Sept. 33dward T. Cook, the English, author and the latest person mentioned .fcy'riiraor as likely to Suc- ceed James Bryce as. ambassador to the United PETITION ASKING FOR REINSTATEMENT THE TELEGRAM'S DiSCOVERY Winnipeg, Sept. Telegram tomorrow will any: 'The Liberal campaign in McDonald has taken de- finite shape and form. R. U Richard- ion is the Liberal nominee. The Lib- eral organization 'will endeavor to do its work under the auspices, ot a spec- ially contrived reciprocity association. "All this was revealed Iu a, circular letter sent to'a few chosen Liberals of McDonald, a copy .of which has been handed to the Telegram." SEEK UNIFORM BUILDING CODE Calgary, of the cities and towns of the West, like Calgary, are reviewing their building code. The rapid growth of the West necessitates a con- stant revision of the regulations to meet changing conditions. Calgary's new code is ttiil In the hands of the aldermen, and they do not show great anx- iety to tackle the matter of past- ing on it. It has been suggested that if all the wettern building Inspect- ors were to meet at a centra! point, that a set of reg- ulations could be drawn up, which would meet all t H. A. Silvester, who head of the city building department, IB sending out a circular letter all the inspectors in the Welt, with the object of getting the question under way. BIG DEAL MADE BY ENGLISH CAPITALISTS LOOKS LIKE MURDER Montreal, Que. Sept. is "believed to be a murder case was dis- covered early this morning when the body of James Hlckey, with his skull fractured and blood smeared over his clothes, was found in a ditch oppo- site the structural iron works. Rob- bery was apparently not the motive, ns money was found in his pockets. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF REGULATION TOO MANY WORTHLESS ONES ENTER CANADA [N VIOLATION TION OF LAW Ottawa, Sept. 10. Instructions have been issued to cancel tne sus- pension ol the immigration laws per- mitting railway laborers to enter Canada as they liave been doing in recent years without the necessary immigration qualifications such as the possession ot etc. Strong representations on the subject have been made to the government, par- j ticularly from British Columbia to I the efiect that undesirables have used I this means of evading the immigra- I tion laws to enter Canada and have never gone, near the railway camps. It is claimed that the relaxation has in no wise assisted the labor situa- tion. LUMBER DEAL WAS NOT MERGER Officials ot the companies interested, denied in most emphatic terms the; story printed in the Herald yesterday that Hui sale of the Farmers' Lumber j company' involved a merger of tbuj Citizens and Pioneer companies. was simply a straight business deal i whereby tho Pioneer company bought' the yards at Magrath, Winhilreil, Grassy Lake and liiinlcU, while the Citizens the Diair.ond-j City yard, and the Malo-Mahon Lum- ber company of Tatjcr, take the yard Purple .Springs. Hcckcr Yatrs take over the yard at New Dayton. The other yards at. Taber and Milk River-will likely he discontinued. The sale was merely Ihe outcome of the unloading by Mr. I'elcr Lund of parts of his lumber holdings, and he accom- plished fins ny xuiiing to different companies.. These companies are as separate in action as any other two companies in a similar line of busi- ness, and the only mutual benefit by the sale is the removal of so iruch competition by the buying out oi rival. The Pioneer, Farmers, Iicckcr A Yales acted independently in their purchases and have no inter- ests in common The taking over nt the FarnTors' company, yards takes efiect at oacc. Bought Hansen Holdings at Wasa, B. C. for Cash Cranbrook, B.C., Sept. is stat eA on good authority that N. Hansen, of Wasa, B.C., has sold his entire in- terest in all the land to that vicin- ity to Sir George Hammergley, Bart., ami a party of EneHsh capitalists. In the deal is included the A. B. Fenwick ranch and the Pownall ranch. It is stated that the price for the whole property was around 000 cash. It is intended as far as can be gathered at tliis early date to have the property put into such a condition that the promoters will -be able to bring practical farmers on to the from the Old Country. Many Want the Chief Up to the Council Everybody is asking today what Is to be the outcome ot the police investigation The report of Judge Winter has taken the step further, leaving it lu the hands of the city council, ft now reaU with them what is to be done with GUles-. pie, Silliker and Egan. There are all sorts of rumors .on the streets today about the probable action of the city council at the day meeting 'when they will as a police committee. None, of these rumors have any ground for truth, however, and the aldermen will- not talk. The matter will be definitely settled on Friday, and no inkling of the probable outcome can he glean- ed today. That there are factions In tho city arising out of the trouble In police circles is seen from the fact that A. H. McKeown is busy today circulating a petition asking that Chief allies- pie be reinstated in view of the flndj ing of Judge Winter. This signed by many of the buBineBis men, but a large number; refuse to append their signatures, believing that, as "city council was elected by the peo- pie to handle the business of the city for this year, they shonld.be allowed to dispose- of the case in way they may right and proper. Chief Gillespie himself refuses to talk for publication' although he is satisfied that the finding of the court judicial .enquiry has exonerated him, and paved thet way for his re- Inetatement. As for the future of Sllllker and Egan, this also will be decided at the Friday meeting. If the council is sat- isfied that they were justified -in' lay- ing complaints against the head department, they will probably vbe, reinstated. But just at the present moment dark. North Ward Sentiment x The ratepayers in. the North Ward are very interested in the.- outcome. A Herald representative quite a number of prominent ratepay- t era in that .district today with the ob- ject o? feeling the- pulse uf opinion! concerning the action to be taken by the city council in connection the status of Chief Gilleapie. Rumors of signing a petition are rife today iu the North Ward, and the Herald met; with the same desire, namelj% the presenting of a petition, to the city- council for the purpose of the chief -in his former position. North Ward ratepayers are more or less in- dignant at the manner in which the civic fathers have conducted affairs leading up to the suspension of Chief Gillespie and while one or two ad- mit almost reluctantly that the Chief may have erred unconsciously, still they hold firmly to the view that as Chief of Police he has been success in the matter of keeping down crime in the city. WILL ACT ONLY IN, ADVISORY CAPACITY Rev, Or. Chown's Proposed Relationt With Ryerson College at Vancouver Toronto. Sept. reference to the despatch from Vancouver stating that Rev. Dr. Chcfwn, associate super- intendent of the Methodist church, had accepted the presidency of Ryer- son college at the coast, an official of the church said last night that this was not correct. The executive of the general conference special com- mittee had agreed, to Rev. Dr, Cho making his headquarters as superin- tendent, now in Winnipeg, at Vancou- ver. This will permit him to act in an advisory capacity to the new col- lege and assist in dictating the educa- tional policy of the church in the province of British Columbia. WAS IT CASE OF SUICIDE Prince Albert, Sept. face downwards in a pool of 'water, at Shelbrook, thirty miles from Gordon B. Morgan was this morning found dead. He Is a son of .T. M. .Mor- gan, of Winnipeg, western manager of the New York Life Company, which company lie represented in this district. A discharged revolver was found near him, but no wounds on his body. BUSINESS MEN TO HAVE DIRECTORY WILL START WORK IN OCTOBER ON MODERN UP-TO-DATE BOOK At an executive meeting of the Business Men's association, held in, the secretary's office' President Nelson in the chair, tho question of compiling an up-to-date _ city directory for 1913 was discussed. It. was decided to begin on the first of October on the work of compilation of the new directory, which it is in- tended will be made as complete as possible in every respect. A general meeting of the association will be held In the secretary's office, 307 6th St. on Friday evening to which al! members and non-members are in- vited. Provincial Organizer B. L. Cope, of the Retail Merchants assoc- iation, Calgary, will be present for the purpose of outlining the working of the provincial association affairs. -The association tiave secured offices in the Kirkham Block which they will occupy towards the end ol this week. LEAVE HOMESTEAD TO HELP HARVEST In order to.Facilitate the supply ol harvest help and assist homesteaders the department has instructed tho lands title officer that "entrants who apply to the department directly or through local agencies tor permission to leave their lands for the purpose of engaging in harvesting operations, are to.he granted protection -while so, absent." ;