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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald v. Lelhbridgo, Alberta. Wednesday, September JS, 1912 Number 287 IAGRATH FAIR RANKS WITH TOP NOTCHERS )ver 1700 s Say it is Fourth Best in Province ill Sept. the IUOBI clous conditions, the ilu of the Aliigrath lull fair was bt to n splendid conclusion, and euccess of the fair Is now safely id Jo say thai, it eclipses nny tint Ins been here would be ig it lightly, iml'ued, for tlve local .tWbi'tion will probably go on record being the fourth best fair in tho inivince. At least, unit; is tho opin- pu of men who have visited the fairs year, and have fitudted the carefnlly. Some idea of the maji- nltid'3 of the sho'w may be gleaned from tlie fact I hat over 1700 entries made, almost fife hundred more tl) n lust jedi "here WHS i fitip uoud in atteiul- Imul the beuttiiul Minshhve, exhibits and stirring slralnb fiom ihc M i0i ith bnss baud, svhich supplied the music. AH -morning entries poured in, and -Secretary B, Matkiu and President iJIarker, and tha ilirectois some 5 the bnsiebt men In Southern Al- lierU. At eleven p'clock, however, the books and many of the tardy oiies wore forced to return with their exhibits unentered. Judging- then began, continuing throughout the day. Good progress I was made with this big task, and it is thought that by noon today most of it ivlll be completed. All tho .departments are filled up, and there Is scarcely a section that ,nol have two or more-' entries, ffha horse department is, as .usual, very prominent, and the pick of South ern. Alberta may be seen in all its splendor. Perch'erons. Strong n. Bradsbaw, of the Rosedale IFarm, a fine string of Percher- ons, as has also Bishop Marker. 3iall B'roth-ersj of Raymondj have their shires entered, and -today'they good share of the prizes. J. B. Hi'rie 'is also a strong exhibitor in this class. 'The Knight Sugar. Co, baye some of SuCfolks on exhibition, and. they .fare object of considerable cqm- anent. R. W. Pilling, of Wcolford, is .'..showing hig horses for the first time af. .Magrath; and they are a nice look- ing bunch oC animals, indeed. With the Cattle lu tho cattle department there, is some keen competition. All sorts of Breeds are represented, and they are certainly a fine lot of cows. The calm, high-boned Jerseys head the list for dairy breeds, and thoroughly I: earn tbe distinction of the premier of lithe farm, TV. T. Passey, J. .B. P.lrio, nnd L. M. 'Larson are the principal exhibitors. In the beef, strains, R. W. Bradahaw Is the most prominent, biting a herd of splendid Ilerefords. Tho hogs and sheep are also ex- Keellertt, and competition is very lively. Some first-class types of swine are on f display, and this department, is a con- crete evidence that mixed farming, especially in tbls particular line, is i gradually coming into favor in the district. C. F. Lindlinger B lias several pens of partlcuarly fina (Continued on page IBISGEST PARADE IN HISTORY ODDFELLOWS MARCHED THROUGH STREETS OF WIN- OUT IS. With Winnipeg, Man., Sept, fioudless skies and ideal ft'in- i.ipeR waits lo welcome tlie gigantic I twenty thousand Odd Fellows parade, largest ever seen in Western Can- i. Tlie city is decorated as never I before. Across the avenues to be I threaded by tbe jirnrrssion. three I link emblems are stretched. public I buildings, commercial hou.ses and rc- liidcnco.s streaming with Inmtiut; I mid nags T'.vcnty thousand will, he I I In ihc 'iniradc, one hundred thousand will watch with lwcu. thousand visitors. All traffic be suspended alter two o'clock. I Tim procession travels down Tlroad- Iway Main to the Royal Alrxan- Irira hotel, reverses on Main to'Port- ft fr MAKING MONEY IN 'HAT REALTY Medicine- Hiu.. Sept. 0: .Millar's 250 feet on the cor- ner of Toronto street and Seventh avenue, which was sold ou Saturday for 'was i-esuld by purchasers yesterday, at an advance of The property has now passed into the baiids of a syn- dicate, two ol! tlie members of which come from -the EJIBI, tho balance being local ors. THE WIDOWS ARE COMING Vancouver, Sept. Lamb, of the Salvation Army, announces that a scheme is being floated whereby 000 widows will be assisted to emi- grate from England to Canada. The scheme a fund lo keep the children natU the mothers get a start, CONTRACTS FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES THOSE WHO WILL SUPPLY THE EQUIPMENT FOR MANUAL TRAINING SCHOOL At a special meeting of the School Hoard held lust night, tenders were considered in connection with the fur- nishing of the now Manual Training school. Smith Bros. Wilson were awarded the contract for the benches and seats necessary Cor the large room of the school, at a price of To the Hayr Hardware was given the contract 1'or supplying the hard- ware for Uifc manual training and do- mestic science departments for and. 10 the J, M. Hendry Co.; of To- ronto, the contract for 250 seats and desks at each. The Grand Ra- pids Hand Screw Co. were given the contract for twenty-five manual train- ing benches, with equipment, at ?15 each. Several matters in connection with the coming visit of the Duke of Ocnnaughf. were also discussed, and details are being worked out for the lighting and decoration of the Cen- tral School building, which will be used for the civic reception on the evening of October 10. LETHBRIDGE MAIDEN CHANGED HER MIND Spirited Away to Prevent Groom Held Jamboree Coiemah, Sept. 1.7. An, early :ui: tniun romance was nipped. in. the bud, and a pretty little seventeen-year-old girl saved from 'what might have' prov- en a most undesirable union yester- day. The girl, whose name is Katie had been living in Loth- brirtge, but left there a couple of weeks 'ago at the instigation and so- licitation of a man, -.named "John" LOUR- employed at 'Passb'urg. He induced the girl to go to Paesburg, he paid her board for a week; during which time he ardently courted lier. On the Sth (nst., he brought her to West Coleman, ami placed her in charge of some friends of his living: there- Meantime his ardent wooing had borne' fruit in so far as the girl had promised to niarry him. 'Arrangements were made for an old time. .wedding on Monday forenoon, .but the bride-to-bfi had grown sick of her bargain, and taken back her hesitating consent to the union. As ilhe girl, who can speak little or no English, some friends con- stant intimidation was usod to gain her consent, and when all other means [ailed, threats of personal chastisement were freely made. She had a married sister residing at Blairmore, and the sister, learning of sme of affairs, came to town to get the young girl away. Going to a neighbor's house, the bride-to-be was bundled up in a shawl, and spirit- ed making her safe get-away to B la inn ore. When the groom learned of, her departure, there was high 3'nks in Slavtown, and the air was blue with Slavonion oa'ths. He had ordered the wedding feast, the beer and other re- freshments, and about forty or fifty of, his fellow workmen had laid off work to attend the wedding', A con- sultation was held, and it was decid- ed to go ahead with the festivities, brid-e or no bride. So the wedding feast was spread and freely partaken of, the 'wedding beer kegs were broached and partaken of still more freely, and the wedding dance came only bride off, ag jwr schedule being lacking. It is understood that would-be groom is holding ihft girl's trunk and clothing until ahe repays him for the money spent in endeavoring to win her affections. KILLED IN ELEVATOR SHAFT Toronto, Sent. Robert- u rani rolloclor, was killed by accident, in the Continen- tal Life Building- yesterday, and Hugh Taylor, elevator man, lias been arrest- ed, charged with negligence. THE END IS NEAR astf and disperses at'Kennedy 'I'lic route is about four milt's ami is roped three miles. Polieo anil mill- j will guard I lie light of way. Tlie Mayor, ;uid Government Ism- in the IOHR pnii't-ssion, whicli is llu-aded hy Milhaut. Illiotisonil Urltekiis puradu in the sixth Idivision. I Sept. .1. Slfton. ox-Speaker of the Manitoba legislature, and jtrcs- Ident. of the Free Press Pub- llshlng took u serious turn last night, and is said to bo sinking. "i" LOOKS LIKE A STRIKE Montreal, Sept. Ca- nadian Pacific operators are still in session. The company refuses to give way. A strike isjikely. BOTH HIS LEGS WERE GUI OFF Fatal Accident Befell Wm. Preece While Working With Binder (Spftclal to The Herald.} New Dayton, Sept. Preece had both of his legs sev- ered below the knee last night, about 7.30, while he was cutting wheat oh his farm .about four miles east of here. Dr. Keillor, of Raymond, wac summoned, and ar- rived at the bedside just as Mr. Preece patted away. The deceaa- ed wao 65 years of age, and leaves a widow and three sons. The aorta are Joseph, James and John. The late Mr.'Preece came from England some five years ago. He was a 'member of the Church of the Latter Day Saints. The fun- eral will take place tomorrow af- ternoon, and Bishop Fawnes, of Stirling, will officiate. SMITH INTERPRETS CANADA'S VIEWS ALL PARTIES UNITED IN VIEW THAT IMPERIAL NAVY SHOULD BE SUPPORTED HIS REWARD FOR ACTIVE SERVICE VICTIM OF PELLETIERS AXE SER- VED BRITAIN IN THE SOUTH- AFRICAN-WAR Toronto, Sept. Globe will say tomorrow "A. W. Campbell, of Fort Sas- katchewan, one of the victims of the Federal political axe, has come to Toronto lor the winter, but expects to return west spring. "Air: Campbell was postmaster at Fort Saskatchewan, with the excep- tion of one year, from J897 until a few months ago, when Postmaster. General Pelletier- removed him. The year he was absent was spent in South Africa, where he served dur ing the war. JMr. Campbell is a son of the West, going to the prairie country in ISSfij He served seven years in the Northwest Mounted Po- lice and, during this period learned telegraphy. He was.one o[ the most active men in Fort Saskatchewan in things pertaining to the moral wel- fare of the town." NORTH LETHBRIDGE CARS PAY THE BEST STARTED WORK TODAY j Work on the new uost office, commenced this afternoon, wben Messrs. Navln Bros., tho contractors began 'the opera- ation of staking off the ground for tbe foundation work, which will be begun tomorrow. They will be busy from then on in the process of excavating, and no time will be lost in geiting as much of tbe work done as possible before 'the winter gets in. TO INVADE CHINA London, Sept 17 Van Norden, of New York, was In consul- tation in Plymouth yesterday with and Colonel Kitchin, of the Salvation Army. The Army is planning the immediate establishment of work in China INSPECTOR CROWE MAY BE THE ONE SELECTED C. N. R. PACIFIC TERMINALS' Vancouver, Sept. a letter to the City Council, tile C. N. 11. auth- orities announce that Vancouver is to be the passenger terminus of the sys- tem, and Port .Alauu, the freight ter- London, Scp't. E. Smith, K.C., Unionist meiulier lor Liverpool speaking at saiil -that'durmg Milt to Can- ada he was: astonished how the Lib- erals and Conservatives alike shared .tbe view that Canada should contri- bute towards the Empire's naval trar- den Not outi ol the Dominion's part- ies, .he said, to do .them justice, but Council Favorably Dis- posed to Toronto Man for Chief of Police Who will lie the new chiel ot police'! As a sequel-.to the late police inves- tigation that, is the topic of street talk today, the recent questions o' in- terest in connection with the police force having been shoved in the back- part of the Empire bearing the whole burden TONS OF ROCK FELL ON EMILE GANGEMERE o- First Fatal Accident at the Carbondale Mines Near Coleman Coleman, Sept. Gauge- mere, a coal miner, employed at the Cnrhondale mines, met Tvlth instant death at 12.30 today, noon, while at work iu thtj aniuo. He and his "work- ing partner were opening a new shaft when a la'rge piece' of cap rock fell from the roof of mine, striking the unfortunate back, and pinning him to the floor of the shaft. Death must, have been almost instant- aneous, as when tbe rock, which weighed several hundred pounds, was removed from the crushed body, he had ceased to breathe. The body 'was ta'ken 10 T. W. Da vies" undertaking parlors 10 await the action of the cor- oner before being prepared for burial. Coron-ar A. M. Morrison empanelled a jury, consisting cf following business men: H. G. Goodeve, George A. Clalr, Orr, C. V. Edwards, John Johnson and Charles Ouimette., After viewing the bony, the jury ad- journed until tomorrow to await the arrival of Francis Aspinall, district mine inspector from Lethbrldge.; Gangemere was forty-two years of age, had worked for the McGUlivray Creek l.'oal and Coke Co. for the past two years, and was considered one of the most reliable men in their, em-j ploy. Mo was a resident of West Coleman. and leaves a widow., but no i children, lie was a memucr of tire) local branch of the United .Mine Workers of America, who tonight to make arrangements for the funeral. This is the first fatal accident to a! coal miner in the employ of the Mc-i Gilllvray Creek Coal and Coke Co.' since the OarbondaUi mines commenc- ed operations in July, .MOURNED FOR HIS SON St. Catherines, Out., Sept. .IS. Williams, physical di- rector of Ridley College, whose son was recently drowned, took a dose of carbolic acid this morning. He may recov- er. Bombs Can be Dropped Down Funnels With Deadly Skill did not realize the unfairness of one an-settled. Tlie new chief will be an outside man. It- is assured that no member ou the force at present willl I e pro- moted to the job.-New blood is wliai the council and they are ready to' go fair' afield to get it. There is a''veil defined rumor afloat that the new-man will come from Toronto, and that his name is Crowe. He is at present inspector on the Toronto force, and has an excellent record. He is also highly recommend- ed by Chief Cuddy of Calgary, who' came from Toronto and effected an. efficient organization in the police de- partment of the northern city. It may be, too, that if Crowe is engaged he will bring with him as an inspector a member of the Toron- to force. It is said that one of Tor- onto's sergeants, whose name is not known, has been highly recommended to the police committee for the posi- tion. A B. C. Man The police committee is also favor- able to an applicant from British Columbia who has seen service on metropolitan forces in (roast cities and also in the east. His name is said to be Leak, hut just what his special recommendations arc is not known. The natter will he definitely set- tled tonight. The police coiMcittea will not go further than to engage a new chief who will report immediate- ly. After his arrival the police com- mittee will meet with him and de- tails of (he new organization be worked out, along lines suggested by hhn and continued hy the council. Aid. Ashcroft objected this morning to ihp Herald's report Of yesterday's council meeting in which it was said frlut nil the aldermen voted for the dismissal of Chief Gillcspie. Aid. Ashcroft was in the chair anil so not called upon tu vote, but he in- London, Sept. Truilij -Xew Yorlt, Sopi. establish- j formed the Herald last, nipht Mut lit'j has some pnngenl eomn.cnt regard-, ment of a general training college j was not in favor of the action of the inr. n'ordcn's assurance that I tor the Salvation Army in America as council, as ho believed that, tneie js m-t de-id or dyins It a nwmoTlnJ to us founder, the late wt.rc nQ gromids as causc Ulc th.u, 961 Killed Rome, Sept. most san- guinary engagement of the war in Tripoli, was fought yesterday, near Reran, a town on the Mediterranean coast, fourteen miles northeast of Bengazi. The Italians lost 61 men killed and 13 wounded. The Turks and Arabs left more than 800 dead on the field. Forty-one prisoners, including one Arab-chief, fell into the hands of the Italians. MEMORIAL TO GENERAL BOOTH DR. LAVOIE LOSES JOB Quebec, .1. H. Lavole, Dominion Immigration agent here for the past four years, has been removed from v office. John P. Stafford, his assistant, twenty-five years in the service, takes his place: AEROPLANES AND WAR London, Sept. King George watched the sham battles in East Anglia yesterda-v between the blue and red armies, congratulating the Territorials on thv.fr splendid Commander Sampson was captured by the red army, his biplane having t at 8 developed a defect. Ir. having' been proved that hydro- planes tan make deadly attacks on warships, tbe Admiralty today decid- ed to add largely to Ms fleet of hydro- planes at Eastchurcb. H is reported that bombs were drop- ped down tbe funnels of the warships I'rom a height of one thousand feet with absolute accuracy The new oil driven battleships now being designed, it. is said, will have armor clwl decks and armored fun- nel shields to protect th-ain from the bomb dropping aeroolanes. BLUE RUIN MEN ARE TO BLAME TRUTH FOR FIXES RESPONSIBILITY UNCOMPLIMENTARY VIEWS City Street Car System ia Receiving Encouraging Patronage If tlii're was another.section of tbe city himilarly situated to Nortfc Ward, there would not he the doubt that the street railway system uoulJ pa> from the very start. As it is, it looks as if, by carefully watch- ing the service and t'ue expenses, tue department will come close at least io break-ing on the first year's operation Superintendent Reid not prepared to express an opinion on this point as >et the system has not been in operation longv enough to go into the details of the traffic, but already the numhei of passen- gers, earned dailv is in the neighbor- hood of -iaOO, with a steady mcrrase aa the people become acquainted with the service. The figures for the first four dajs1- operation, as furnished by Supt.- Reid, are as follo.ws Thursday, Sept. 12 673 Fndav, Sept 13 .........1532 Saturday, Sept. 14 ...........3375 Sunday, Sept 15......437S Monday, Sept Sunday has been the big day so far, the red line to Henderson Park particularly busy carrj mg visitors to Henderson iPark Ordinarily, hovwer, the hlue line, to North Lethbridgo carries (he greatest number of passen- gers, and during the busy hours tha has found it convenient to smutch an extra car on that route standing room capacity tjf to h.imlfe the traffic which at times overcrowds the cars. a Cars to Stafford Speaking 01 the wish expressed by some of the people of Staflord lor street car scmce Mr Reid thought that: this Vould'be the first ex- tension winch to be con- sidered, ,ind the uould be VLoirunttd bj the traffic "from thab part of the city If the extension were marie it would likch be extend-1 ed to No 0 during the sum- mer a large number of houses lia-e been erected and where they are clobo to "SOU miners working in that shaft. Next will see a great change in the traffic in South Lcthbridge: people ow m tori a' Park and in the vicinity oi'Heri- dersou Park have, been waiting untir the cars started operation before; b.nldmg in that part of the cih. A large rush is expected m that diree lion in the spring, and the- ;street, cars will benefit accordingly. 'I icket1- are selling at the rates IG force in all cities. Ordinary [tickets aie sold at G for 25 cents Labor men are given special tickets for 25 cents for use w thin the limit specified, that is from 6 to 8: a.m., from 12 to.2 p.m. and from 5 to 7 in the evening, while children's. tickets. Ifl for 25 cents arc issued to school children for use during school hours, that is from 8.30 a.m. till p.m. Superintendent Reid does not intend to be backward in asking that.every attraction possible he introduced at Henderson Lake, and the people are behind him in this matter. He will. advocate a fink'on the lake for the winter, while in the summer he hopes to sec the baseball, football and oth- er games played there, which with the boating and aquatics should- provide a revenue which will make blue' line one of the best lines in the. service. lie, will provide the cars to handle the people, he. says, and be thinks tha people will.patronize the nark if amusements are furnished. WON'T MEET UNTIL SATURDAY Kenora, Ont., Sepi. inter- national Waterways CommiKsion, whicli was to have met in conven- tion here tomorrow, regarding the Luke of (lift Woods levul, lias postpou commander, General William Booth, is a plan outlined by bis daughter, rcvangelhie Booth, commander of the Salvation Army forces in America. Miss Booth says thai the project of >r training or ork-ors baa been j one which has bimlciuMl her mind for the past two years, and the idea had lately been pressed upon her as one for a fitting memorial to her father, as it had been one of his ambitions to have such a college. She mado public a message from LIFE IS SAVED tho dismissal. i a centra! collegi I Salvation Army TO BUILD UP WEST its first meeting until Saturday j her brother. General Bramwell Booth, morning. Tbe party 'will arrive by I in London, approving the idea, and it motor boat .Ivom Fort Frances on I is understood that plans to carry outj Friday idea will be begun at once. Toronto, Sept. a spec- ial car t'wonty-onc young immi- grants through hare this morning ou their way 10 Prince Albert, where'they will engage in homesteadlng. They were nil fine, well set-up f-el- lows, and wore looking for- ward to their new homes in the West, r iicecs- i GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL DECIDES TO COMMUTE DEATH SEN- SANITY the Colonial I'icmicr thinks sary to warn bis fellow against, entertaining tlie contrary idea. For this move we have u> .thank ttiei press anil platform patriols who wer- j Ottawa, Ont., Strpi. up- -sist in proclaiming the degeneracy of; on the of Hon. C. .1. their own nation. Them has never' Donerty, minister of justice, the gov- hei-n such a mania for crying "stink- j oritmcnt has decided tn.coihmulft to ing fish" as in Kngland during Ilie life imprisonment, the sentence oi last ten years. Truth blames this on; drath imposed on Mrs. Tory srribe.s and spouters and di- Sunmiersidc, IV E. 1., who murderejl. chirrs that while it product's lit'.li: h.u- five children. Her execution impression our Kuropean .neighi'iors to have taken rlTect on October 10. it is otherwise' with the Colonies j She ieil -matches to her children, who have natural tendency to en-1 There is gnive doubt us to tier gcndcr swelled beads. Hy, ;