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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta RAN THROUGH Man in Motor Boat Navig- ated the Whirlpool Below the h alls MOST DARING FEAT Little Boat Lost to Sight Most Of the T- irne Niagara Falls, N.Y., Sept. 19. Captain Claus Larsen, in. his little motor boat, the later this af- ternoon made a successful .trip from the loot of the cataract- through the whirlpool rapids within a mile .of 'a distance of, four and one- half miles. He started from the foot of the cataract through the whirlpool, rapids within a mile of a- distance pf four and one- half miles. He' started from the Maid of the Mist dock.at 4'.45, and rah on a rock- near -the' American short, at. 3.30 "p.m.. Despite lit- tering of the-whirlpool, rapids, Lar- sent went through safely, but his badly .at the finish and throughout, the trip. had intended to start at 2.30 o'clock, b-ut he was delayed by engine trouble; Be- sides the authorities 'threatened -to in- terfere on the ground of attempted suicide. The Ferro "swung under the" canti- lever bridge, .the' engine running- at top speed, and'was caught ;in. the swift drift where: the river begins its INSTOANCE MAN- WAS ABRESTED Technical Cfearge of Ob- taining Money oy False Pretences 1 William Asher, a well known" in- surance man was arrested last night on two charges of'. obtaining -money false pretences: By .Qharlee Gif- fen he is charged with detaining' ?18 and. by J. M. Altice, fcy; falsely representing himself as being an agent for the Imperial Guarantee Accident Company and promising to get them an accident, policy in .the said company. At -the request, -oi ijnief Gillespie, Magistrate 'Ball., re- masded him for twenty-four .hours. The city police have also, received from E. E., Lavender, of Calgary, Alberta, manager of the Imperial Guarantee and Accident Co. as !.o Asher's method of doing busi- ness. John J. Cameron lias 'been-en- gaged by defendant The chief., raised no. objections to a. nominal bail, as tne charge appears to of a j technical: one than otherwise, the question.'being as to whether or not WOMAN Knocked a Grocer Down With Revolver and Asher was properly '..authorized act as agent for the company. to SO.MVith' the" wea- THINK IT WAS AMAN Attempt at Robbery was Futile Escape Effected Richmond, Que., Sept. 20. Main street was thrown into a. state 'of great excitement last night .when it became woman wearing a 'mask "arid flourishing a' revolver; ha'd-made a sensational attempt'.- at robbery in the store of G-inn.and' El- liott, grocers. In the' commotion the masked woman made, good 'her'escape. Mr. Elliott .was engaged .behind- the counter when- the woman' the store. .She made-a demand for. mon- ey. Her attitude was threatening but Mr.: Elliott thought it was, a: joke j and. started to come out the "counter .when the woman., pulled" a revolver and Imocked him over "the head, with, it and ran-out." Mr. El- liott" fell to the floor unconscious. He had to be attended by and .revived shortly, after. The, police are looking for the venturesome intruder. One theory is that man 'wearing woman's garb as a dis- .6ttawai: Sept very 'much, afraid of. a out- break' 'of the., dreaded disease. The Townsbip :Council: a tion enacted''a by-law .compelling all dogs.-to be chained' up. Muzzles; or -no I dpg be killed'at'.once. there questions ;are, PROMINENT MONTREAL "FINANCIER DEAD ther favorable for-polling .-the largest O At U U V W4. V" i' J, _, Wsh to, rapids., j choosing- their -party'" nominees' .for congress, "county officers, and the state legislature. Interest centres -in-' the cqng ressionaV' conf es ts because oi' 1 ho in less than-three min uies.had-inade the great pool. In.'the 'trip through 'the, rapids, the little boat-was. lost to sight most of- -.the time- Once ".it struck wave and- was shot 20' feet out of the wa- ter. The "boat landed tte pool-' 'Xarsen kept i prominence of vthe'-'ineh In the first, districts tho James A. Tawney ended the jhardest" fight .pf Ms. Winnipeg, at this afternoon "lathe fashionable 'residence .district --ol .Fort Kouge 'and oiot uiider con- I Montreal, .Sept, Charles, a director''of the'Bant of Hocnelaga since :its: inception, president of tb'e Chamber de Commerce, for many years and well known business man of Mon- treal, is Paul, Septl 'nutelii, rt-VJ. r j-, congressional caree-r-'.iasv i to pools, -and; passed dent. Juspas hfe. left the pool the engine stopped and Larsen hand fn: -again PRIZEWINNERS AT EXAIplIONS escape. "ftfSoMfoHt-in has; been, received by Pririci- sntative of vthe -Pope, at jpal' Andrews ;pf School of'the hnlriVlri ii! tinH a-J._ -_T__ ly "estimated: wiile -thir-j tyVmen workrngfcpii the. roof- Tinfinished' building which the .firec. sorted had-, a ..narrow' .tdtallv it.' and pool engine stopped and was at the. mercy, qf -waters hardly less violent than those above. The little boat. swung first coming up badly battered. He injured his leg. Plaything of. or From here Larson was a mere play- thing of the unable to hold the the boat swinging from one side to the other. After going through the Devil's Hole, the'-Ferro swung toward the rocks on the Am- erican side of the- river, rolled over one boulder, arid went fast between two others.. There Larsen stayed for five minutes, forty feet from shore, working desperately to release the craft. Getting free, hit by a com- ber and -went careening toward the middle.: At the bend, with the Lew- Iston .bridge in sight, the boat drifted toward the American side again, and was then. caught in the shore eddy. The Ferro grounded again, this time near shore; to bo caught by Roy Rock well, of this city, who waded into the water and caught a rope thrown by Larsen. Wanted to Larsen wanted to continue the trip, but having accomplished the worst of ihderson St then" .avenue, by his suite, for: a' visit i where seven frame houses were speed- evening, relative" Stan-ding ,of-the pupils who wrote! the- departmental" e'xaminatibns this summer, the standing .being asked apartment house r was-brick and if or in order' that, the, prizes, stone, wood finished, and; the .fire j might.' be'awarded. started from ''explosion given gwollnc fumacc. A of a higk William E. Frame carries off the where owvens is inciude a. banquet tonight at'the .St.. Hugh Kalbert andi ra tbc _-uth. where ,palll Hotel at .whicll hundred" Frank M. as nehtine'it out with STREET NUMBERS DECIDED ON Baroness Koad and Mac- leod Road Are the Centre Lines The by-law providing for the sub- stitution of numbers for' names of the streets of the city, was -read the first and second times at 'the city council last night and put through- the com- mittee of- the whole stage. The by-law provides 'thai all streets running north, and- sauth shall be de- trollev stre7ts7and-7ll tihose. running to boat adrift. and west shall be designated ave- "Thfj trip was 'worse that. I thought it would said Larson, 'but I am not hurt and I will do it "again seme time with another boat- My leg was but fins jammed when she'.tipped over, that's all. The engine worked through the rapids', and I, could have made the trip in half an hour if it had not stopped after leaving the .the old Maid-of-the. Mist, sient through in 1864. Larsen's-.is the only engine-propelled craft to', have gone through the rapids. Peter Nis- sen, of Chicago, in 1900, and C. Percy, 1S87 and- 1901, went through the rapids safely in barrels. No one else has ever passed through the rap- ids and livrd. TA iTFiiT BJEu TO NEW 90 -Le a nues. Baroness Road shall be First invited guests are uninisledJMghest C. R. Daniel 'structure being not closed .in, theimefial for the highest.standing in Stan- flames spread so rapidly that thirty with Latin and French; the _ be given the .Cardinal ium. Tomorrow. Cardinal VannutellL -will be entertained at 'luncheon-, Mr. and Mrs; James J. Hill. Follow- ing the luncheon the Cardinal' will': visit Minneapolis'and night din- ner will be giyen at Archbishop Ire- land' s residence, attended' by" ail pC the bishops of the archdiocese EDITOR SHOT BY A PIGGEK Some jumped, others slid down by ropes and all escaped with .minor injuries. Forty-five men work- ing inside escaped uninjured. The so far expended on the .build- ing is represented by After Participating In a Series of JRaids Witli Police Devils Lake, D., Brennan, publisher of the: Devil Lake j Andrews, tenant of above, Tnterocean, was shot in the arm -this 'partially Trcton, resi- morning at 5 o'clock, following a-ser- E. Raley third. In Standard VIL, William E. Simp-- son is first, Marcus Dunsworth second and Lowther third. insur- In Standard VI. the .order of stand- ing was Anna Patteson, H. Shearer, The fire racing from bouse to house, I Hazel Dieseth and Marion Smith, "the occupants of the residences de-. stfoyed on McMillan Ave., had no j timd to save even their personal .be-; longings. Seventy-five firemen and j five engines battled with the and driving one of the latter was F.1 H: Treton, engineer of Station No. 4, .who stoically watched the conflagra- tion lick up his own. house. The Losses The following is the estimate of losses Hicks Patterson, apart- ment block, loss insurance C. L. Peterson, residence, fully insured; Mrs. Fletcher AT HAMIOTA ies of raids on blind piggers in which Avenue south, and Macleod Road. First street'south. Bompas street will therefore become Fifth Avenue south. and Round street Fifth Street south, The streets north of the track will be numbered similarly, only will be de- signated "north." By this means the street numbering is made to conform with the present ho.use numbering sys- tem, so that 635 house number will bej in the first 'block past Sixth Arenuej or street, 735 -house number will bo in the first block past Seventh avenue or street. 835 the firs: past Eighth avenue or street and so forth. All the streets at present, in the city limits are designated individually in the by-law with their new numbers. he- participated with Brennan returned the .-the officials, fire on the Vv-oulci-be murderer, but the ,man got storey window. .It is supposed the disgruntled pigger turned the trick. GULF FISHERMEN WILL Professionals Got Away With a Good; Haul of Jewelry Hamiota, Man., Sept. Some time during last night robbers enter- ed stores of the Hamiota Hardware away by leaping through a second .Mr. Reynolds, (lately from Montreal) dence. partially insured; Per-1 Co., and' made a Thejob- cy Hicks, residence, Dr. Gillmore, residence, 000, partially insured; Miss Pringle, residence, partially insured residence, partially insured Mr. Peden, residence, fully in- sured; Mr. Ellis, tenant of above, BUCK THE CANNERIES St. John, Sept. war'.which it [HOT great proportions is now on amon GREAT LIBERAL RALLY TO BE HELD IN MONTREAL Montreal, Sept. 20. The sixth of October has been agreed upon as the date for the Liberal rally of Montreal ar. which Sir Wilfrid Laurier will de- liver his first speech in the east sinco Sramme }s Papered. In his an- WITNESS SAID THE Ottawa district are French-Canadians and answer attacks on the naval pol says that if Archbishop Gauthier, ot Kingston, an English-speaking r re- late, has -been appointed Archbishop of Ottawa, the appointment will UP offensive to. the majority and manv people who have been faithful to the church will not be so attentive to religious duties as beiorc: FISHERIES INSPECTOR AT ROSSPORT IS DEAD rent Jack 'Dominion, fislierie-: inspector died snflu :uly la -t night CONTEST IS ON iw COLORADO STATE Colorado Springs, Sept 20 a oorao pngs, ep a sardine fishermen of St. John and wealth of candidates for the governor- rlotte counties. A reduction ami several other places on the Ctiarlo the price of sardines from, S10 ancl ?S and ?6 per hogshead made by the canneries is the cause of. aii the trou- ble. A large number -fishermen irom tne ports in these counties de- cided to sell no sardines to the can- neries at a price no less t'wa 58 per nogsaeafl. MORE HONORS COMING TO CONDUCTOR TOM REYNOLDS Toronto, Sept. Reynolds, the hero of the railway accident at Spanish river, is in for more honors. He will be the recipient of the George McNeill medal awarded annually by Che International 'Accident Underwrit- ers Association to the person (not a policeman or fireman) who is deemed by the association as having display- ed the greatest heroism in saving life or preventing great accidents destruot- ticket 'hotly contested or a strong movement for a progressive platform and a. division of sentiment as to whether the record of United States Senator Guegenheimer shall be ap- proved the Republican conven- tion which meets here today, prom- be an interesting battle of ises to leaders. Edmonton, Sept." ..'.Is nothing in it." "In" these words- Chair- man of the .railway .conimis- sion in session -here refuted the. -story -liat he was about antp1; the .Dominion -Cabinet -replacing; ;Hon'. _ Sir Louis Davies, preine .of on .another .of the Ottawa T about the '-reported Hon.- Frank Oliver to. ant-Go vernor of Alberta ".and -to'-tbe'r succeeded at the Interior'-. by-Premier Sift on. It' was all newspaper, e he said. Twenty-two cases -were -on the dock- et when the railway coramission open- ed the sittings here today.- :-The bers secured over in cash and a quantity of goods, and from a jewelry store tlrey number of fine rings arid- other valuables to the amount of ...The job would seem "to have b'een done by a regular gang of professional-crooks. The at- torney-general's department has been cbnimunicated with, and a number of clues are being followed up. WHEAT REPORT FROM EUROPE Increases and -r Becreases iii the Different Countries Ottawa, Sept. cable receivr ed from the international institute of agriculture at Rome gives, the yield of the wheat crop as estimated ...on Sept. 1, as follows Italy; 165, bushels compared Vith last month, and last 'year. Roumania bushels com- pared with .reported -last month and last year. Hungary ,-bushels com- pared with reported last month and last year. Russia bushels compar- ed with last year. Prussia bushels compar- ed -with in all Germany last year. The conditions given Britain 90 against 10.1 are: Great on Aug. 1. i QUARRY SILVER VEIN Port Arthur, Sept. com- menced today on the' development of a silver vein discovered spring' on Stewart and Grermany Aug. 15, w'inter wheat 2.5 against 2.3 on July spring wHeat 2.7 against 2.6 c-n July 15. "Austria 3.0 or. Aug. 15, compared with 2.5 on Julv 15th. in early Hewitson's quarry, witnln, the southern limits of Port Arthur. The property was purchased 'by Cyrus W. Baker of Den- INSPECTOR ROBERTSON" HAD REVOLVER AT QUEBEC Quebec. Sept. Alfred Robertson, of Winnipeg, who suicid- T A j Colo, and on agreement a a train return- Stewart and Hewitson fifty a VISlt nearly -all the counties Collars and spends twenty thousand resolutions advertising the Taft ministration were admitted all but Denver, Roosevelt and his policies -were lauded also. at least m-developments. Tho While here ihe called on Chief of -Police. Tru- who T w f T T COMMISSIONER OF POLICE FIRED ON SALE OF BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER SIGNALMAN WAS STRANGE live of life. Winnipeg. Sept. j tYank Leland appeared before Mag- ROYALTY istrate McMiclcen tody ia connection uiu u6F5lliii-5nt. of- the ICsnors. local which caused the death of S. jnod of the Anglican Church is al- Patison a short time ago. Several I ready the richer Cor the witnesses said accused acted strange-1 publication and.- sale of the new Book iy ou .u ijueSnua Jr- ed under the influence of liquor, but they were .not prepared to say he Oi uoaiuiou A cceque tor tms amount was received today from the Oxford University Press as represent- ing the royalties for-tae first-year. New York, Sept Mayor Mitchell has recom- mended that Police Commis- sioner Baker on 'Jie ground of unfitness in per- mitting gam-bling to flourish in the city unchecked. The acting Head of tne city gov- ernment says that Mayor Gay- nor has identical views with him in Commissioner case. erations and assays of ore ran from to S800 per ton. Tie first work will be sinking of a ono hundred foot double shaft. T DISCOVERED BOMB FACTORY Lisbon, Sept. police to- day discovered a'-bomb factory and arrested ten One of these subsequently confessed to the exist- ence of a political plot. KING SENT WELCOME TO BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT .'citj-' be'- received: and: the mittee -be submitted tos the ers'-at an early -Tiie 'matter of giving 'notice' election 'fixing', was left V to ;.-the mayor. There was some.-. -the -vote -.should 'It the whole -electorate, should be restri-cted .to' allowed "to' vote .on- -money and: as -to' .whatever, avbare majority-, should- !be' requlr- ed to carry. "-.Aid. Hatch' opened He remarked that: comi; mittee's', idea of; the matt in .the form of niris, questions a, good as it- threw whole ter Tip to the people to, say .whether they wanted' a ''and if they, did, what kind. Leave to Propisrty Owners.'.. Aid. Oliver suggested that a clause be added to the motion restricting; election to the property owners.' electorate, he said, '.would- get its show when it came to' for the commissioners. The Mayor thought 'likewise.'-. said, he thought: the Solicitor's idea Tvas that 'the snould -be extended to all burgees' and not confined _to property owners.; .7-; Aid. Frayne thought that' a should -be addea to the that the election should -be rules of money 'by-law elections -govern.: I ing, so that, tie property owners -alone woiild vote, and a ;two-thirds- maioirity-? be necessary to said that, he was not rbTicMng.th'e but if it -carried >by the people mi-ght want to and _eo the .other. Aid. Sage, -however, .'thoTighiT- they should city solicitor, The 'Mayor'; and' Hatch thought plan, and so 'it was cided. WATCH was the influence of "liquor, and talked in- coherently. Observing- a- revolver in his possession the chief persuaded him to give it up, affecting to ad- ,n it and begging it as a souvenir Medicine nat. bept._ me Boara of the visit. But'for this the Railway Comir-issioners at_ taeir, cide, it is thought, misfit have, occur-1 session at Calgary on Jada> issuea an order that the Mam-street- cross-- ing at Medicine Kat should be guard- by sates and have watchmen there contiguously. The cost is to be di- vide-V thf citr and the each paring forty per cent, and tw.} gov- eriitiient per cent. The gates installed inside of red here. weapon. Chief Trudel retains the WILL DELAY THE OPENING OF MICHIGAN CENTRAL TUNNEL, Windsor. Out.. Sept. Regular train service through the new Michi gan Central twin eetle tunnels will London, Sept 20. [not be attempted for some days -King Georg-e bar-; perhaps w-fless. tleciared "Mr. I COREl5H: recommended alto tho re o Toroate. wiiriikeiv'bc done- sent a cordial message of welcome I S. Hall, assistant general manager} Marshall Hermes De Fonseca, tho yesterday. Vho men in charge of iJio pi-cameiri elect of Brazi. who arrivca bit- engines must be cawfuh in London from Paris last night. It j ly trained and the operating system Bay. X.B conamitred sui- is understood, however, that the lat- 1 fully before any attempt at cide by; reasoa the .passenger traffic is made, is known lor the Rachel Duncan, year old girl, oi ter may. see the at Balmoral. the .passenger ;