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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald V. Alberta. Monday. September 10, 1SU2 Number 235 BELFAST RIOTS WERE RESULT OF A PLOT Charged That Tory Clubs Pre-arranged Scrap for Political Purposes London, Sept. the Tory press, which is aiiti.-Home Rule and pro-Ulster, is "busily iniunniiis' lilt: government that the Belfast riots of Saturday in which persons -turned their attention from football to politics in such A fashion iluit hundred people wen? injured JTOVO the Rule hill cannot he carried. The Lmitlon Daily Chronicle, flhn loading Liiicr.il paper, this mom-' iii'A presents n different side to the j story, indicating tbat the lite was the result of a Tory, plot, I liEtfeliL'd in tliu shipyards. Tlie Clinm- j itile's Belfast correspondent- writes "Accounts of the affair circulated In- coiivr-y an entirely erroneous idea of the cause of (lie riof .wnt broadcast over thf: wires. Celtic park, thc match was played is at Ilk: cxliremr end of Ihe nationalist q'-wr- lurii. During Hit; week there were rum- i ocs of possible trouble, but no one Iiaiiii serious attention lo them. 11 now transpires the whole af- fair was organized amongst the mom-' bens -of the Unionisit. clubs in the, Bel- fast uhipyards. i people came on the scene jirovMcd with orange bannerettes aud armed with revolvers which they be- gait to use the moment the trouble startnd. They took up their position in unreserved area on a raised bank ul'Uie end of tlic grounds where they ;formcd a solid 'mass. "Lo.iig before ,thc same they irccly piive expression io their desiro to 'Kick the Pope.' When the visiting team llail lined up, they continued, 'llicir ijn'suUs and unfurled hiindreds'of banners. When' the' L'cllic .chili bitoner appeared, its brnrcr was MANITOBA FALLS INTO S LINE WITH THE OTHERS Will Have Big Exhibit at the Dry Farming Congress The laic Edward tor Carleton, died this morning. Manitoba has decided 10 have a large provincial exhibit at the Inter- nutloiial Dry-banned Products exposl- on hero next month, and Jlon. George tion hero nt'xL month, and Hon. George Lawrence, minister 01" agri- to show his interest in the ureat work that the Dry-Farming Con- gress is doing for western Canada as a-whole, has donated four prizes of a value of f two of which are to he given as premiums in such classes as the Lethbridge Board of Control may decide. The exhibit will be one of the larg- est provincial exhibits made, and the request for -the reservation of a-ddi- tional space to provide for the en- largement of the plans of the Manito- ba department of agriculture, 'wag re- ceived by J. W. iMcNicol, chairman of the committee, and Sec- retary John T. Burns, this morning. (Continued on page SEPTEMBER 28 WILL BE COVENANT DAY All Interest Focused on Remarkable Demonstration Being Organized by Unionist Talk of Rebellion Against the Crown BASSANO TO COMPANY GIVE FRANCHISE? Bassano, Sept. Cat gary Interests' will take over the taBk or lighting the town and supplying power IB the lat- est possibility, rumor ascrib- ing to R. B. Bennett, M.P., of Calgary, the intention of secur- ing the franchise. EDWARD KIDD PASSES AWAY MEMBER FOR CARLETON SUC- CUMBS 'TO AN ATTACK OF PARALYSIS I Lundou, Sept. IB. Ulster (lay, I isters of tlic Protestant churches which is 'rapidly approachlug, Ulster will Ottawa, Ont., Sept. death oecurred at this morning of Ed- ward Kidd, Conservative member of parliament for Carleton county. Mr. Kidd has suffered iron; a cou- ple of stroke of paralysis within the past few weeks and has been gradual- ly sinking. His death makes the .third vacancy iu the House of Com- mons, the other being Richelieu, Que- hec and .McDonald, Manitoba. i Mr. Kidd was a hachelor and wide- ly connected county. He sat in the county council for several years before entering parliament. SOUTHERN ALBERTA CROPS 80 PER CENT IN THE STOOK Are the West Indies Anxious for An- nexation London, Morning Post charges that certain politi- cian! are doing their best to drive the Wcit Indies into the arms of the United States. "We have yet to says the Post, "if the West Indies will re- peat the Canadian'precedent, and refuse to be jockeyed out of the Empire." The Post's Jamaica correspond- ent declares-that the-questions of reciprocity and union with the United States are being discutscd everywhere, the concensus of op- inion being that connection with the United States would be the best thing possible for the West Indies. now thc power to enforce a general thc sofermi league and covenant hind- j has (o ask ing, all classy of the community to make 2R ,jiro'vince of Ireland is in u state of ferment and UiV historic- animosity down and brutally.kicked. It of ot it' is difficult voui.1 have tea too'much. uf to liavll other sympathizers to look quietly ion is bccomine more, anil soon, there, were thousands mixe.l i npnr0adi nf Sept "TJ" 2S- tllc tor" of The Dailly Mail, a tory organ, says editorially1: "While are most anxious not to in any way exagger-, ,.esistanco (o ale (he importance of tlic encounter "he precise terras of tie covenant it was unquestionably a political riot. Xot an onlilmry light and not- parti- pans of football clubs. Popular pas- sion in Beli'ast may pass beyond coii- Irol and if; is clear Mr. Churchill now realizes that thc Home Rule hill uinnot he io'reed throng, in its prcs-j T" tilxauo" U cnt form" (declared by any such legislature. Tha suggest ion lias been made in son.e DULUTH "STR.KE UNCHANGED 'crs contRinplalc the -seizure 'f the the covenant. Ar- present the must, memorable dcm- I boing .'.lade to hold special religious services in every the act ol union which aisMci g! is a Protestant community bi'iore' tho people sign thc covenant and it Is the of Irelalld ever practically certain that the day'will lie historic- be made a general holiday, Catno- Tile Political Centre lieliast is, of course, the heart and soul of the movement and (he having j Unionist council meets on Sept. 23. [but it is believed that it declale uncompromising hustility to any Dub- lin parliament and UK ployers to make Sept. 28 rest. (Continued un page RUN OVER BY YARD ENGINE Dulitth, Mjlriu., Sept, So far RS ttie strikers of the cur company aie concerned, tJhe strike iierp remains unchanged. Still the original I men 'by him. Inir willing 10 back all striking employees. rJen- llclfasi ollice or thc .-usto but this is discredited in H thoritalivc quarters, though litiln doubt that plans have firawn up for the institution WILLIAM AGNEW OF FERNIE IN- STANTLY KILLED, BEING BADLY MANGLED era] Manager Warren said he was open for a settlement of trou- hle, rf the men would go back. Thn men, ho'wovcr, stand firm for the rft- instatement ol' the nine. a local Ulster parliament in the '.'Vent of the Home Hull: bill .becoming ilie law of the land. The Ulster move- ment is as much religious as polivieal j as it is sure that almost all thc min- GILLEPSIE SENT IN HIS RESIGNATION OCl 15 what sfiaml Oillespifr is [on September 30. -lust what action taking in regard -to tlie action of Ihe i-ity couneil on KYiday last when he was reinstated !o lerminate his len- uie nf oflice on .'fepl. 30, is hard to I understand. Tt vras not generally ti- j lieved that Chief Oillespie's rcsigna- j was in of Ibe council: on I'ridiiy, as sjjntcd in the Herald, j Hut the letter there anil was considered at tine Kriiloy Hireling; i will lie taken at tomorrow's' meeting j of the council the mayor refused to I say. Second I.etlei j l.etbhridjM-, Alta., Sept. II, 1912 j Ceorse Robinson, Esq., I Secretary-Treasurer, Dear beg "to acknowledge j receipt of your communication of the Here are Hie two letters dealing! 13th inst., in which you advise, with the chief's resignation, the one that the police committee at a meet- early lasl week, nnct the oth-jing on thc decided thai, I le re- er rercived hy Ilir city setretary to-1 instated as chief of police provided i that r tender a resignation to take. Firslr Letter effect on the of SeptenUcr, 1912, l.ethhridge, Alia.. land that my resignation is to tc in.- :nedialcly placed in Ihe hands of thc (Special to The Herald.) Fernie. S-ept. Agiiew, a miner from Coal Creek, was run cvei- by a yard engine in the M. F. -M. yards, here today, at ten-thirty o'clock, and uistantly killed. Thc yard crew took a string of cars up to the Irish line and dropped them there. While soing up they noticed the man near the track, but coming back, with the tender In front, the man was not seen and was run over, badly man- gled, and when picked lip was dead. Air. A.miew was a brother-in-law of .lames Willson. pit boss at No. 1 mine, north, Coal Creek, and "was about -10 years of age. Coroner Wilkes will call a jury to- morrow, and an inquest into the cause of death will he held at an adjourned meeting of the jury. Paris, for peace between Turkey have been practically arranged, with the accept- ance of a proposed loan to Turkey of between and franks, concerning which Italy is now communicating with French, E'nglish and Beigiah financiers, according to a telegram received today by the Paris Temps, from Rene Puaux, one of its editors at Geneva, HELEN HOWARD TELLS HER She Called for Police As- sistance and Acting- Chief Brown Res- ponded That Acting Chief Brown was tak- en unawares last Monday night when called to the house of Helen Howard, tramped by a man, Smith, was evidence adduced at the hearing BANKERS TO VISIT CITY Good Progress Has Bebn Made and Bumper Good Start Has Been Made With the Threshing Point .cgtHju 218 First A.ve., S., to quell a dis- turbance, and knocked down and the of Helen Cline before Magistrate' Bent- ley this morning. The Cline woman, who was first charged with being n, Mnt dsit no. accomplice ,n thc assault, .was j ticcs ,lsliing tlut eacll 6ecretary send Granum Parklands ldo.% ilu% Claresholm.....ioo% 50% 10% Stavely........ 00% 80% 50% Cnyley........100% 90% High River 60% Wonnvch 100% 30% Cowley........100% 100% Pincher Creek 100% 100% 50% Diamond City 100% Carmangay..... 100% 70% 20% Champion ......100% S0% 60% Vulca-n........100% S0% 00% Taber 80% 50% Grassy Lake .100% 80% 20% Bnrdett 100% 08% 75% Winnlfreil......100% 80% 50% Whltla........100% 100% 85% Seven Persons 100% 100% 75% Stirling 100% 75% 25% Raymond 30% 30% 20% Cardston ........95% 50% 20% Now Dayton 100% S5% 25% Milk River ..'100% 50% Coults.........100% 75% none Southern Alberta's bumper 000 bushel crop is practically harvest- ed. By next Saturday night nearly every thing will be in the stoob anil safe from frost. The" best feature is tbat tlie whole crop will be saved without damage from frost, with tho exception of a very little, probably tess than half of one per cent., and this will effect only late spring wheat and some flax. All tbe winter wheat is cut. Spring wheat is Sa per cent: cut; flax, ab- out '10 per cent; barley, about SO per cent., and about 50 per cent, of the oat crop. Threshing is progressing rapidly, ,nd about ten per cent, of the total is ready for'the elevator. The above list of twenty-live points have, within the past three days, sent in tbe replies as nbove noted to the Secretary of the local Board of Trade, AMOUNT OF GRAIN CUT .Winter Spring Flan Barley Oats Threshing .Damage done 80% Little 100% 75% General 40% -10% General Starting Little wheat wheat 75% from none 60% .60% 75% 10% 75% S0% 100% 100% 30% 40% 40% 00% 60% 50% 50% 50% 40% None Win. wheat 5 Starting Starting Starting 5 -20% none little 'none none little none: nolle none none little little none none none none none .'none none none none none none council. ''in reply thereto 1 thai I iY-fiise to accept heg to, state rpinst.itemr.nt Slayor HatMi Chairman' polirce commilteft, Dear I hereby tender my re- signation as chioi of police of the city of U'luhridgc. The .same to take effect ami heroine operalivn oiiu month fron. the aibrtvc date. (Signed) .loseuli Cfllcspic, ly refuse to place or allow my reslg- I'hirf of Police, 'nation he placed in the hands of It lie not.'iiwi that Ibis letter ftlie rotincit as requesteil. Is dalftil Octobi-i: iSili, hut, thr coin- truly, mi t Ice refused consider a, residua- (.Signed) Joseph Gillespjc, tion which did jvpt become effective Chief oi THE ULTIMATUM EXPIRES TUESDAY C. P. R. HAVE UNTIL TOMORROW NIGHT TO DEAL WITH THE DESPATCHERS Tiiat a strike of the Order oi Hail- way Telegraphers may be precipitat- ed ai mUnight tomorrow night, which will affect 2UOO telegraphers oi the C.P.R, from coast to coast and couTpletely tie up the whole system is the latest news from the commit- tee rooms of the forces at Calgary, where the for M chief oi police on the terms deciri- I nml .Saskatchewan are established. ulfid by the police committee as ox- j pressed in your letter iind 1 alisolute- The men have voted to turn down Ihe award. The C.P.R. has ap- prised of this fact, and now an ulti- matum has been issued to tlic com- pany today giving them till tomor- row night 10 answer. If the answer not. strike is sure lo follow, betlvbridge will entertain ;i distinguished party of bankers tomorrow, when V. C. Brown, superintendent of Western "brunches of the Canadian Bank of Commerce; C. W. genonil manager of the Winning branches, form- erly manager at Calgary; AY. L. Ball, manager of the Main street branch, Winnipeg, mid Mr. Kinney, of Boston, will be in the city. The party will arrive in their special train this evening, at 7.15, and while in the city will be personally conducted by C. G. K. Nourso, manager of the local bran ell o[ the Bank of Commerce, who will likely show them tho city and district by automobile. WAS INJURED IN A RUNAWAY ACCIDENT with his bead bandaged and still fci'l- elTccts of Ule assault. He was While driving across the viaduei his way home on Saturday evening, between f driven by Carl While. Air. S. H. Fish- er, the secretary of Uic Royal Collier- ies, met with a painful accident. In some unaccountable manner, the horse took fright, and raced uway. On reaching thc north end of the via- duct, Mr. Kisher jumped to save him- f, and in doing so, sustained a bad shaking up. with a few bruises about {he body. White stayed in the demo- crat, and succeeded eventually in con- trolling his horse. Ho escaped with- out. Injury. Mr. Pislrer was immoiiiaiely convey- ed to lhc Gait Hospital, where he is gressiug towards recovery. niissed on that charge, hut immedi- ately a charge of vagrancy was put against her. She pleaded not guilty, and was' detcndud by VV. V. Poapst, S. Ball prosecuting for tbe city. Helen Howard was the first wit- ness called, and she told tlie story of j the assault practically as it appeared f't in. the Herald last Tuesday. Smith and the Cline woman had spent the day at her house, and in the evening about ten o'clock became, so boister- ous that she asked them to be more quiet. Smith (lew into a rage and asked her if she had anyone to pro- tect her to trot them along. She went out to call an officer, but meet- ing a man, got him to go for one. lirown came in time and was stand- ing in front of one of the doors of the room in which Smith hafi been, when the latter sneaked out the oth- er door, and coming on Hrown from behind knocked him down with a piece of pottery, and then kicked and jumped on the oHirer while she ran for the police. When she returned hotli f he woman and Smith were gone. Witness acknowledged thai she was the keeper of a bawdy house, and the Cline woman is charged with be- ing a vagrant through being an in- mate of the house. However, the pro- secution is endeavoring to bring out all tlie details of tlie case during the trial. Acting Chief Brown was present, ALD. BOWMAN HOME Aid. C.'ft. Bowman returned on Sat- urday afternoon, after spending iwo months at his old borne in Halifax, N.S., and other points in the East. Aid Bowman will again tnkc ch.iryc of the financial department of Ibu City Council, whicb has given ao much worry during his absence. The reg- ular meetiiiK of the Council tomor- row afternoon will have a full attend- ance, called to the- district court as a wit- ness in the pickpocket cases, so the case was remanded till tomorrow. New Manager of the Bank of Mon- treal Mr. G. H. Harman, manager of the Bank of Montreal at Magrath, will be thc new manager at Lcth- bridge, to succeed Mr. F. G. Woods, who has been promoted to the assistant managership of the Montreal branch, Mr. Gad- des. manager at Gardston, will succeed Mr. Harman at Magrath, and Mr. Belcher, of Winnipeg, will succeed Mr. Geddes at Cardston. Mr. Harman was formerly an accountant in the Lethbridge of- fice. He was promoted from here to the managership at Cardston, jntMater to Magritth, crop report at the earliest possible date. Mos-t of the replies were receiv- ed this morning.; Crow's NeEt East Of the five lines of railway radiat- ing from Letlibridge, the harvest ia further advanced east of Lethbridge than anywhere else. Here, approxi- mately, 20 per cent, of the grain is already threshed, and is showing a splendid yield. Only a- little flax and some outs are left to cut, the harvest Ivaing particularly early on account of the early rains east of T filler. Taber says: conditions good, grades high, and yield gcod. Grassy" Lake says that frost no'w will affect only late flax, while Burdett says that all wheat marketed so far has graded out- and two. Crow's Nest West At Monarch most of the winter wheat is threshed, and yielding well, while both Cowley and Pincher Creek boast of the highest grading for their wheat. 100% 90% Started 75% "75% 20% !10% 90% 25% 95% 75% 20% 100% S0% 1 30% 73% 10% .Little '300% 50% 10% 100% 25% 20% 90% 25% 10% 100% 5 Started A. R. I. Lines On the lines south of Lethbridge tlie harvest is fuither advanced oil the Coutts line than on the Cardston branch, as the latter distnct experi- enced faoiue rains since July in both districts the hat vest is progiessmg lapidly At Milk umtei wheat is yielding from "20 to -10 bushels, spring wheat from 22 to 44; cats "froni to'lQO; flax, 12 to 25, and barley 30 to 70 Jn the Raymond district, are waiting to-start threshing the spring grain is marly, all cut. ..Canl- stou boasts of bushels .of, grain-alleadv threshed, which is only a small percentage of their Some -damage to late spring wheat and oats Bear Cardston. Carmangay Line The Carmangay line Is this year bar vesting the best crop in the history of. the district A couple of rain delayed them a little, has been practically no damag-o, as the crop was .too far ahead 'when the frost came. C. E. Line Less threshing has 'been done along C. 13. line than in any other part of the south, but will general this week. There crops wero later; but no damage from frost is complain- ed of. All points report grain good and of splendid quality. In fact, it Is estimated that this year's crop .will average at least two grades higher than that marketed lust year, an-d it will be ready for market at least one month earlier besides On Saturday night there Tvaa a heavy frost in the vicinity of Leth- bridge, but the only grain which. thU was liable lo damage was the flax G, M. Hatch stated'this morning, how- ever, that be did not think the grade would be affected, as the flax is too well glazed now, to be easily hurt by frost. Most of this crop will be in stood next Saturday night. CUTTING ALMOST OVER NORTH OF THIS CITY The Hon. A. J. McLean arrived in the city last Satunlay for a week eiifl visit after an extended trip through tlie southern countrj'. -Mr. McLean visit-ad the districts of Bowvillo, Car- mangiiy, Llarons ;md Noble and was greatly impressed with the quantity of grain already cut in the fields. The bulk of the culling, in the foregoing districts has already been done and in this connection Mr. McLean gays matters are further advanced there than in any section of the coun- try he has visited thus far. While thero have been frosts in mr.ny places Air. McLean does not- think that these have caused any damage. The crop condition taken on thc 'whole this ynar looks in capital con- dition and the general trend of opin- ion, would seem to indicate that ilm farmers will derive results which should iiladdun thtsir hearts and swell their pnrsos. Yesterday Mr. McLean was tn company with P. Hull, K.C., of Toronto, and a Mr. Holme of Lan- caster, England. Mr. Hull Is one of the corporation legal minds of the Quoeu City ami is highly lighted witli the districts in thc neighborhood of Lethbridge so far as the crop situation is concerned. -Mr, Bull uuU his client urt> .studying the1 lay out of the country here with object of -sizing ii up as to its desir- ability for the placing of investments. It ia well known that Mr. Bull is In touch with many in linen tial ICnglish capitalists of whom his present client Mr. Heinle, is one. That both gentle- men are more than pleased with what they have seen thug far soes without saying. impressed them very favorably indeed as a city pos- sessed of possibilities, destined before long to talce a prominent place among the .larger and thriving centres of Western Canada. ODDFELLOWS Winnipeg, Sept. Sovereign Grand Lodge. 1.0.0.P., opened here to- day. There arc five thousand dele- gates here, ami thirty thousand Odd- fellows arc expected to join in the parade on Wednesday. Addresses of welcome were delivered by Premier Rcblin Mayor Waugli. BRITISH ARMY MANOEUVRES London, Eng., Sept. British Army manoeuvres started today. The. tactics consist of tha march on Lon- don and its defence. If. will Iftst a week and will bo watched Goorge, ;