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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAILY HERALD In planning his dross, as in planning liis diniHir, llio L'aslidions man doosn'l: take what is ready, but, orders wliat lie wants, tallying tlic fabric with bis taste, UK: with his type, the out fancy, Llic finish. Ayilli t. Yon can do this if you' patronize us. Our garinenls liavo individualil.y. They are defining and refining, as only tailored to measure clothes can. Let-us show.you we can do for you in your new 'st 111 or overcoat. ;i OLIVER BLOCK, UPSTAIRS GREAT CROWDS AT MAGRATH .THE EXHIBITION DIRECTORS RE- CEIVING HEARTY CONGRAT- ULATIONS JUSTICE TEETZEL Of Ontario, who is recovering from r his in London, Eng. SLARGE HOTEL 1'., BURNED DOWN I .Yarmouth. N.B., .Sept jjsplendid .Uay .View HotoU erected last by Fred ft. Dew, of Illinois, -was discovered oil'fire' at 4.30 a.m., tills 'morning, haViiig is supposed, under tlie verandah of the first storey in a pile of rubbish. Tfoa guests had plenty of time to escape in their night clothing. .None of the effects of the hotel, except a cash register, was saved.' The" loss is a heavy one, then; being but in- surance on the property. Magrath, Sept. second day of the ilagrath fair, Wednesday, was by far the more largely attended of tbe two days, and admiring throngs traversed the grounds for morn- ing till dark. Everything was in per- fect condition, and .exhibits were seen at their best. Impressions ol' surprise at the line displays on every band, ami President Marker. Secretary Mat- kin and the directors are receiving the congratulations of hundreds of people on the capable and successful wanner they have conducted the ex- hibition. R. Matkin. the secretary, is especially worthy-of mention, as the success ot the fair ia due largely to his unremitting efforts. Yesterday way a good day for tbe concessionists, anil the refreshment booth's and a, good business-was done. Tho judging; was finished about two o'clock after a day and a half of strenuous effort. LEAVES FUND TO PAWNSHOP 'INDUSTRIAL' ACCIDENTS Sept; to the record o'C 'icclualrldl accidents main-, tained In 'the Department of Labor lhat for tbe month of August showed SS workmen were killed and I-JQ5 in- jured, vbmjmred'with' 10S fatal and non-fatal accidents during the inpiuh of July; or a decrease of -0 in tlie number of fatal'and'an increase oi' n'oii-ffitftl accidents compared Tvitli the' record fdr July. The larg- est number of i'ut.aliites occurred In the building trades and in tlie steam railway service, there being 11 work- men killed in Ibe former and 25 in the latter. In the meUU trades and eie'am railway service. the largesc number of' non-fatal accidents occur- red, tbe record being in tbe case of the former and 53 in the Uviter. FLAGS TRAIN WITH HER HAIR_RIBBONS PLUCKY ACT OF PETER'BORO MAID SAVES BAD COLLISION Marquise Would. Aid .Poor Redeem Cherished Articles' I Paris, Sept Marquis de JGuerry has bequeathed to tbe Icily of Paris for tbe redemption of small objects pledged Iu state pawnshops by the poor. Tbe legacy has Us origin in a visit paid one day by tbe marquise to the chief depot of the Mont de Piete, as tho state pawnbroking establishment is called in France, where her atten- tion, was attracted by a silver christ- ening set consisting of a knife, fork, and spoon, auoh as is given to a child j on its baptism or Its first eommunioii. She set was tarnished with age and the .ticket, showed it had been in pawn for half a century. Tbe murqulse was told thai regu- larly for many years. since the gift was pawned, either the father or the mother of die recipient had come and paid the trifling interest on the pledge, doubtless a relic of a dead child. Each year the man or his wife was a little older, a little shabbier, a Uttlo sadder, but tbe interest was punctually paid. Then the man ceased his annual visits and only the woman came until she too failed to "appear. Xeitber was ever seen again, and tbe little christ- ening gift remained in its wrapping getting blacker aud dustier until it seen by the Marquise de Guerry. Of the Most Delicious Kinds We carry tlie finest brands Come in today.and inspect. ieat fflartet J. MURPHY, PROP. Majestic Theatre, Phone 685 STRIKE SITUATION MORE FAVORABLE Ottawa, Sept. Department ,of shows the influence of labor disputes upon industrial con- ditions during August to have 'been not so serious as during- July, fewer disputes being recorded as in exist- ence. An improvement, too; over July conditions is seen in tlie facti that of tho seventeen disputes which) commenced during -August a termination occurred in the case of eleven. Transportation hi different sections was considerably interfered with by strikes: tliese were, however, of short, duration in most, cases and conditions "were generally normal to- warxis iho end of the month. About 2500 employees were involved in the trade disputes during the mon'tli of August. RIVAL STANDARD OIL Seattle, -Sept. British tank s-ioamer Romany arrived from Singa- pore, today with 8000 tonr of benzine to be delivered at the new storage plant of the Indian Refining company, situated at Richmond Beach, north of 'Seattle. The benzine was produced In Sumatra and Burma. It. will enter Into competition with the Standard Oil company, and propnration has been made for the handling of grcnt quantities of flie Atriatfc all. Peterhoro, Sept. bravery and presence of mind ol Alice Cun- ningham, the twelve-year-old daugh- ter of Mr. -I. -J. Cunningham, 154 Lock street, averted a collision be- tween the G. T. R. Belleville train anil a freight train at the Lock street crossing of the G.T.R. at fl o'clock Wednesday night, and prevent- ed a bad accident. Just as Ihu passenger train from Belleville approached the cross- ing, an eastbound freight train, evi- dently trying to reach the siding east oi Lock street before the passenger train arrived, swung around the curve and stopped there. The engineer on the passenger train, apparently under HIP impression Unit the track was clear, was banking his train in at a' fast rate, and a. collision seemed im- minent. The little Cunningham girl, whose .home Is adjacent to the track, saw; the danger "arid acted quickly. There was only one thing to the :passenger train; and, running to. the crossing, the plucky little girl step- ped out onto the track and, standing in. the glare of the light from the arc lamp at the corner, pulleil the long white ribbons from her hair and waved them frantically. The engineer saw the little figure between the rails, and, throwing on the emergency brakes, brought his train to a stop in time to avert the- collision, lie leaned from the cab and shouted to the little heroine as be passed: 'MVell done, little ,girl." Tht, presence of mind displayed by tbe little one, was indeed remarkable in such a young girl. MODEL DAIRY FARM AT LAVOY Big Company Embarks on Progressive Enterprise in Northern Alberta Edmonton, Sept. of St. Louis, ..Mo.; Alton, CoUinsville, Jer- sey vi He and Ettersville, 111., including C. Hadley, D. Wychoff and .1. Kel- pie, bankers, las't week bought acres of agricultural land at Lavoyl Aha., east of Edmonton, where they will establish modern stock and dairy ranches. Work will begin at oncfl upon model buildings, and it is ed that the stocking of: 'the farms wi'ch thoroughbred horses and beef ami dairy caule will be taken up in a siiort, time. the' land was bought in a block, it Is owned separately by mem- bers of the party, -headed -by A. J. Miuiskins, of Alton, whose brother, .T. K. Hauskins, lia's 'a' farm near Innisfail, Alta. In addition to those named, the following arc inter- ested in, the farm project: A. T. Biv- ins, K. M. Oaiiflis, Alton: J. Lumaphi, Thomas W. Saner, J. Kingsbury, Knink Mickerl, postmaster, and Char- les Holding, Collinaville; Lester Geers Ettersvitlo. and Sbnfer Richards. St. Louis and Jorseyville. TO FIT THEM WITH LATEST APPLIANCES London, Sept. British armored ships lo be becuu this year will be titled not only with overhead armor for protection against aerial attacks but also with, guns of high elevation for attacking air craft. The gun ip ,a combination of an jvnti-torpcdo craft and anti-air craft weapon. When required for work surface vessels} it. has a range of llt.OOO yards with 111 pound shells. 11 can be elevated nearly SO desrees nt which anglo its effective height range is ilOOO .yards.. At a distance of four and a half miles it can sc-nd a tfhull to a height of feet. For use aguiiiftf. air craft a. now typo of shell ia, used. MEN WHO BELIEVE IN ARBITRATION INTER PARLIAMENTARY UNION NOTES. ANNIVERSARY OF THE ALABAMA AWARD Geneva, Switzerland, Supt, seventeenth.annual conference of the inter-parliamentary union began here yesterday, the attendance of tbe delegates being large. The President of the Government of Geneva, Dr. FAzy, in welcoming tlie delegates re- called that this was the fortieth an- niversary of the Alabama award and was a happy augury for tlie work of the union in behalf o[ arbitration. The British and American delegates Senator Theodore 10. Burton, and Lord Weardale, replying expressed their thanks in behalf of 'their respec- tive countries for Dr. Kazy's kindly references to tho Alabama settlement. HOME RULE IS AN IMPOSSIBILITY THAT IS, WHAT NEW PRESBYTER- IAN MINISTER FROM DONE- GAL SAYS ABOUT IT Toronto, Ont. Sept. pass- ing of Home Rule would mean the signal for civil war in Ireland. It would bring not peace, but the sword." This Is tlie opinion of ihe Rev. J. M. .Mcllraitb, B.A., minister of Done- gal road Presbyterian Church, Bel- fast, now here on a visit. Continuing, Mr. Mcllwraith .said: "There are protestants who a-re Home Rulers, but they don't live in Ireland. All the Protestan't churches in Ireland are united in saying that Home Rule would be hostile, and per- haps fatal, to their existence, "There is no question that Ulster- men have been drilling. The Opposi- tion to Home Rule does uot all come from the Orangemen. Tbe Orangemen compose the minority of the opposi- tion. The majority are people who aro not to be carried away by mom- entary excitement or party feetlng. The opposition comes from tlie solid, solemn farmers, shopkeepers and men of business. I think, however, i't is impossible for Home Rule to he 'Said. "For while we are in the minority we are not alone. I have no doubt that more than half tlie el- ectors of Britain and Ireland would be in sympathy with us." CAR TO CATCH SPOKANE FLYER To provide ilw best possible street car service in every respect is the aim of Operating Assistant Patterson, and to this end he has put on a red line car which will leave the car barns at 5.'10 in thb morning, running up 8th Ave., I3lh St., 3rd Ave. to the de- pot, making thr loop for the conven- ience of those wlio wish to catch tbe Spokane Flyer, westbound in tlie morning. This will he a conven- ience which will be appreciated by tlie travelling public, especially the travelling men who reside iu the city. DOWNWARD MOVEMENT IN PRICES CONTINUES Ottawa, Sept. decline of two poin'is In the Department of La- bor's index number of wholesale pri- ces for July, alter a continuous rise for twelve months, was followed in August by another drop, tlie index number standing at 133.4 as compared with 134.8 the previous month. Last year, however, at this da'te it stood at only The decline during August was due chiefly to decreases In prices of grains and fodders, fruits and vegetables, with slight increases in dairy products, fish, metals and coal. These index numbers arc per- centages or tbe average prices of some 250 articled during the decade. 1890-1893. THE WAGE QUESTION Ottawa, Sept. Department of Labor ia making an exhaustive in- quiry into rhe whole question of wag- es in Canada. The work is in th-a hands of It. M. Coaics, editor of Ihe Labor Gazette, wlio is recognixod as one of the ablest statisticians in Ca- nada, University of Manitoba. WINNIPEG Of fere courses leading, to degrees In Arts, Science, Meiliclnfe. Law, Civil and Rlectrical Engineering. Tbe fac- ulty consists of twenty-seven profes- sors, lecturers and demonstrators, and six college.-i aro affiliated. A wider ran go of courses is offered In Arts than ever before, also excellent course in Medicine with facilities for clini- cal work that, aro surpassed In few on tho continent. The course of study for degree of B.Sc.. baa just been instituted. For terms of admission, details of courses, cur- ricula of studies, information as to fees etc., apply to W. J. SPENCE. Registrar, Univeriity of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Man.. MAGIC BAKING POWDER TQROI ONI: Citizen oi Canada With (Continued from irout to to DOCTORS MAKE GOODrSUGGESTlON WANT A LAW PREVENTING AGE BEING DISCHARGED IN TO PUBLIC STREAMS Toronto, Sept. important resolutions were passed by iho Public Health association before it adjourn- ed today, to assemble In Regina next year. The organization urged the formation of a Federal departm-ent of public health. Another resolution ad- vocat.ed tlie appointniont of a com- mission to present to the Dominion Parliament a. memo-rial and data showing the iivlls of permitting raw sewage to be discharged Into the wa- ters as sources of water supply, and asking for a Federal enactment forbidding the pollution of- streams. menfc was in favor of it, but it was iu Lcthbridge is expected to talk about the kinncss, and work her ut- most for tlie kinness, and assist in every way possible to make the kir- mess the great event it is intended it shall be. There will be many sur- prises iu store, for. all from to time, according, to tlfc committee, an it is not intended to divulge all of the elaborate plans at once, and as they develop there will be much talk about. The kjrmess will fittingly apply the entertainment for the present, at least, for it will comprise children's dances and games, drills, sketches, manu.il of arms and athletic exercises by the High school cadets, several dances by the Kilties hand, including a Scotch reel with at least eight par- ticipants, and athletic stunts by the Y.M.C.A. athletic class. The Energetic Ladies Mrs. Downer' will be general direc- tor of the and she will be as- sisted by the entire inember-ship of the women's committee, comprising Mrs. R. J. Gordon, Mrs. Ed. botharn, Mrs. E, McKiUop, Mrs. E. V. Rylamls, Mrs. D. H. i-Jltou, Mrs. H. J. Goode, Mrs. A. Southard. S. Bawden and Mrs. .John T. Burns. Miss Bawden has buen chosen to arrange and direct the drills of the children, Mrs. Southard will ).ave j charge of the costuming effects, and the Misses Jones and Conybcare will train and direct the children in the dances. The general stage director will be Mr. Hay Banker Shaw, chief clerk of the executive department of the congress, who is an old-time stage director, having travelled over the world in that position with the original Merry Widow company. The proceeds of the entertainment will go towards defraying the Con- gress' share of the expense of building the big auditorium, and it is antici- pated that upwards of will be raised by this one night's entertain- ment. Everybody in Lel'hbridge will be expected to eo-operatc in the mak- ing of the entertainment a big finan- cial success, as it is in the interest of the city that a proper niceting place be provided tor the big con- gress, and the local board of control has been able to pave the way to this through the tender of Mr. Eck- storm at this linro of the construc- tion of the building subject to the local board's bearing a portion ol the expense necessary to expedite the work within the tour weeks avail- able before the building will be -re- quired. Tickets will be placed on sale shortly and every member, oi the; women's committee will have suffiei- enfc to supply all their neighbors and I acquaintances, and it is hoped that there will he tlie most representa- tive attendance in the history 01 the citv. Pat Egan Snot by D. Christian (Continued from front page) GAVE CARPENTER A PARTING GIFT .Montreal, Sept. ol" De- tectives Silas H. Carpenter, who re- signed his position to accept the po- sition of Chief of Police at Edmonton, was today the recipient of a handsome gold headed walking stick and a lock- et and chain, each hearing an inscrip- tion, the names of the givers, ami the date, as a parting'token of their good will and attested to the high esteem in which he IH held by his staff and subordinates. Tlie presentation speech 'wag made liy Sub-Chief Carpentler, who spoke feelingly of tho sixteen years they had served with the departing chief, and wished him God-speed in hia new field. FAMOUS MANSION BURNED London, Sept.. I Tall, Cheshire, of the most, famoim tim- bered mansions in England, has b-een burned. Tho lost; is exclu- sive of works of art of trreal value. The owner of the estate is Colonel Holdfiworfh, whoso wife, formerly Mrs. Aflheion Smith, is one of tlie most popular hostesses In London so- ciety, Tho occupants had a thrilling escape, escaping in their night SHIiker's Story The story of the shooting, as told1 by Leslie SllHker, who was with the victim at the time, goes to show that Egan know that Christian was in the city. "During the day he said to me, 'You know that fellow Christian that I had spine i-rouble with last winter? He's in the city today, and I believe he's looking for trouble.' T told Pat to careful and not get Into any foolish trouble. "Last night, after supper, we came up town to go to the poet office. As we 'were passing up the street by tbe Alexandra, Pat said, 'There's that guy now.1 As we came up with Christian and the fellows with him, he passed some insulting remark, which I don't quite remember, and Pat answered him back in just the same kind of language, calling him a half 'breed We passed on, and went to the post office. The fellows must have followed us, for as were coming 'back to go to the house, Christian stepped out from one of the little alcoves in front of. the Bank of Commerce, and said, 'Come here, Eg- an, I want to speak to you.' "We barely turned our heads, Egan answering that he didn't want any- thing to do with Christian. We had probably taken a couple of stepa when 'w-e heard a deafening report. Pat grabbed his side, yelling, "My God, he got mo.' He staggered a lit- tle, but straightened-up. He seemed in a sort of frenzy, saying, 'Wlisre'a my gun? If I only had a Christian Arreited "Bryan, who was with us, and I started down the street, hardly know- ing what to do, aud "Christian turned to go up the street. Then, he started across toward the park, and we saw Sergt. Kroning come up and take his gun away from him. arresting the ac- cused and taking him to the police sta'tion. I3gau did not seem to be badly hurt at the time, and walked to Dr. McNally's office, although he stag- gered before he got there, as the ex- citement passed over. "It's my honest opinion that Christ- ian 'meant to get him, and get him right, for bo had been- drinking all day, and was laying for Mr. Bryan Saw It M. S. Bryan, formerly police court stenographer, had just returned to the city yesterday from Macleod, and was also with Bgau, when the shoot- ing took place. He bad not thought that there 'would be any trouble.-and was unable to believe It, even after be knew she facts. The shooting was done in the most cowardly manner from the back, Clvristian standing probably ten feet immediately behind Egan whan he drew and fired. Tlie gun was an Iver- Johnston, .38 a barrel of double length, which Christian had purchased while in the city about a week ago. The bullet entered the fleshv part, of Ibe right side, and passed through the aide, coming out in from, leaving only two small holes, which bled very little. The arrest, of Christian was made by Sergt. Kroning, in the face of the smoking gun, which the prisoner still held in his hands. KTiming was stand- ing on the Co-'ildale Hotel corner, when he heard the shot fired." He sa'w Christian run across the street to- ward the park, and stand under tho trees. Kroning went after him, draw- ins his sun, and although Christian covered him with his gun as he ramc up, the sergeant never stopped till he bad taken tbe weapon away, and put the nippers on the prisoner. Christian seemed somewliat. dazed by wha't. he had done, but did not deny that bo meant to do the shooting. One Thing After Another The whole affair has caused a sen- sation in the city, coming as it does right on 'tho heels of tho recent trou- ble in police circles. The need for an immediate. re-organization of the po- lice force is recognized by Mayor who stated this morning the new chief would he on the ground within the shortest, possible time. Doyle and Green, who were with Christian at the time of tho shooting, were also arrvifltcd by Sorgt, Kroning, and charged with bcinp; drnnk and dis- orderly this morning. They pleaded Kuilty. and were, fined tho coats of 'TOASTED CORN FLAKES Not merely a 'breakfast food', but 'a. wholesome dainty. you'll enjoy oftener than once a day, lOc A Package TOASTtt tho court, and required to give, bonds for their app-earance as wltnessea at the time of r.lie preliminary hearing nejft Friday. Egiui's physician stated today that tho victim of the affray would be able to appear in court for the preliminafy, hearing. Real Name Much Jew That Richard Christian, the given by the man who shot Pat Kgan, on Fifth street last night, Is an as- sumed name, ia the information ered by the police today, from a man living tin this vicinity, who Jinew Christian when the latter a boy in Montana. Christian's proper name, Much Jow, is evidence of his Indian parentage. He came from Texas several years ago, and punched in, Montana for four years. During that time he notorious as a gun man, -whea ag- gravated, and iiis escapades to the climate of the border state be- coming too warm for him, and causing his removal to Alberta. The Mounted Police are working on his .record and hope to have details prochic- ed at the preliminary trial. Big Kirmess De- cided by Ladies (Continued from front the policy of-the government of Can- ada that it should subsidize no rail- way until it had the control of Tliat policy was established during -15 years and they said, "Very wellj.'wa are quite prepared to give the sub- sidy provided that the rates of Tern- iskaming and Northern Ontario rail- wav are put .under the jurisdiction of the commission which, has been.; ap- pointed by the Canadian peopl-i to regulate freights. Mis Life's Inspiration Sir Wilfrid concluded with reference to the naval question and an exposition of his policy ol a Canadian navy. !'IE England be ever in nay, I will not say England be over even on trial, I, a Canadian of French origin, will be the first to go to the people and call upon them to assist with all our resources. Two" inspirations have guided my publio lift1. They will continue to do so Canadian citizenship and British ties." MONGOLIA FRONTIER IN STATE OF WAR London, Sept. whole of the .Mongolian frontier from Kalgan to Besungari and Nonnie rivers la In a staite of open warfare and six hun- dred miles of rich Chinese corn lands stretchtag from Shaiitaikwan .to Har- bin He open and unprotected along; tiie Mongolian frontier, says a Muk- den despatch to the Telegraph. The Chinese authorities have con- centrated troops In the threat- ened area but have ordered them to mntintatu a strictly defensive attitude pr-nding formulation of a general plan The situation is complicated by the knowledge that Russia has despatch- ed several bodies of frontier guards into Mongolia and thus any Chinese attack would b'e warfare on Russia., LOST A GOOD CITIZEN Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. Dclnttre. former mayor oE Minnea- polis, -member of the Civic Commis- sion, and for many years one of Lhe foremost citizens of Minneapolis, died this morning at his home, 122 Frank- lin avenue West. Long Service and satisfaction are assured if you purchase spoons and serving pieces bearing the trade mark This brand is known as "Sihcr Plato that Wears" and is made In the heaviest'- J grade of plate, ramous for I ovcrCoyeamiorlUdnrablHly i 1 and beauty. Sold by Leading ;