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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald V. se, Alberta. Friday, .September Number 231) GARDEN AND FIELD Cranbrook's Exhibition Opened Yesterday With a Fine was a Splendid Program and the Fair's Success is Assured (Special to The Heratd.) Sept. first day of UKJ Cranbrool; Fait Fair brought out an unusual crowd of people, who treated to it good display of all kinds of farm and garden produce, UK us a.most surprising display of homo grown fruits. The showing of live stock was ra- tlier disappointing, but was 'made up for by u fine display of poultry. Tho ladfos were to the fore with a large showing or all kinds of ncedte- cooking, and canned and pre- served, fruits. There were KOmo very noticeable displays of photographic work; and -the (lien-lay of ler color work had some fine samples of arl. The drawing ami pemnauHhiu of school Children allowed excel- lent work, some six of the penman- chip prizes were carried off by the "pupils from the Fort. Stcelc school. Several collective displays of farm jmd garden products were to be seen, among these bx'liig a display from the Si. Eugcno Mission, and one from the "YVyclirf farms, and displays of grass- es, vegetables aud sheaf grains. These displays, as well as many others, are to bo kept 'by the Cran- brook association for exhibition at the Lethbridge Dry-Farming Congress, aud they will show the prairie farm- ers just 'what can be done on the west aide of the Rockies in die way of farming. A notable feature of the fair today was the presence a squad cf Boy Scouts iu uniform. These boys pre- sented a natty appearance, and they were a most useful 'part of thy per- formance. They were on guard at dif- ferent, places, and served as messen- ger boys 1'or the officials, thus ren- dering a most useful service. A.Novel Exhibition Before leaving the turnips, and po- tato show, it is worth while to note a novel exhibit by Gus Theis and G. Carr. of Perry Creek. Besides some samples of gold-bearing quartz, -whic! attracted much attention, these two old-timo prospectors had a lot of po- tatoes grovfti on the riianntain side at an elevation of 6750 which were certainly a wonder in. their line. Potatoes grown so near the sky should command the highest, prices. Thos. Gill, the veteran 'bee-keeper, and 11. Sainabury and Wm. Hamilton had fine displays of bees and honey. The Sports Programme The day's programme of horse rac- ing was not long, but proved most exciting; at times. In the Indian pony race, -the crowd treated to a fino sample of BLOOD OF THE SAINT BOILED BILL REPLIES TO GREAT TEDDY Charges Him With Being an Eleventh-Hour Apostle Helena, Mont., Sept. the same platform on which Theo.. Koosc- Ijroucho work by one of the Indian rlclorK. In tho in one of the heals ono of the ponies went up lii1 the nir, and turned his inteillibu en- tirely to a bucking contest; evidently having .heard ot Tom Three Persons' great tail at Calgary, the rider siayud j Uvo ,VBeks (o Ulc firiU with ihc- twister until )io got hie I Montaim st.atc convcn-1 pony's mind bad; on the race, but lie I came home a bad third. In the local harness half-mile j heats, there was excitement all j through, the last heat, run last ev- ening, eliding in a mix-up, which look- ed Herioua for n moment. On-e horse, Irish Roue, had been set back one Progressive Win. J. Bryan last night chal- lenged the Progressiveness o! Col. declaring him an eleventh; of fact' !t haB not ramed more PROF. H. C. FRANKENFIELD forecaster for the Middle Western States, with headquarters at Chicago. He -says that, as a matter in the hour convert to the eauce of progress who has joined only when the Pro- northern and western States and Ca- nada this summer, but it has rained (Conumiea on -NAPLES ASSURED OF FREEDOM FROM VESUVIUS ERUPTIONS FOR A YEAR Naples, Kept. yearly mir- acle of the spontaneous boiling of the blood oi St. Jamianus was accon.- plishcd yesterday after two hours 01 incessant and loud prayers in the overcrowded cathedral, where the fer- vor was at the highest pitch. The impatience of (he congelation was such that the police, had the ut- most difficulty in keeping order. Tu prevent a rush to tbe high altar when; the relics of the Saint was exposed Cardinal Frisco was present, ordered a salute oi otic hun- dred guns prematurely tired at ten- thirty in order to ally the growinc; R. B. BENNET HAS EXCITED TABER Bought Larson Farm and Inside Property Has Taken a Jump Tuber, Sept. That Taber is just entering upon a season of unprece- dented real estate activity seems to be the current impression, which is justified to a large extent by recent operations of outside investors. Con- siderable tracts of property adjoining the city limits have recently changed hamls at figures varying from SfS to j fil) was sweeping the cuun-j'0ftener than usual. The disturbances have started, as a rule, in China and Siberia try. Mt. Itryan called the roll of reforms (or which lie declared the Progressive Democrats bad been fighting for years and wanted to know where Col. KooKcvcH, when last here, stood 'on these q lies lions. He declare ,1 never during his seven years as President had Col. Roosevelt, aided in the light which Senator I.afollettc at first, the lone Progressive in his party was making against the reactionary interests which he said con- trolled congress and controlled the White House during the Roosevelt administration. Mr. Bryan spoke ear- nestly in support of the Democratic candidates for congress. "We have the house at this tinve. and it is highly probable we will elect a President. We will also main- tain our control of the house but we must not overlook the senate. per acre, trie pieces varying from to half a section. Alto- gether just a little under two sec- tions have changed hands, and when It became known that R. Bennett, oC Calgary, was the purchaser of the Larson farm, adjoining the town on the west side, next to the Canada West Coiil Co.'s property at a figure, inside property has taken a jump. At the time of writing. It is almost impossible to get prices on any inside stuff, especially business lots, it is thought that there is some- thing behind all these purchases. JOHN HAGGART IS BETTER Ottawa, Sept.. John Hag- gart is not suffering from a paralytic stroke, as was indicated in a despatch from Perth. He is at present the guest of a friend in Ottawa, and has been for the last fortnight. Mr. Hag- ivt has been indisposed only, niid is recommended to come io Ottawa and place himself under tbe care of n doctor here, whiclrhe did. He is now well on the way toward recovery. IT'S FASHIONABLE NOW Tokio. Sept. have been many suicides since Gen- oral Nogi and his wife commit- ted suicide. The police have preveutaft some attempts. WETASKSWIN CONSTABLE SHOT Burglars Sent a Bullet Through Plucky Police- man's Stomach MAYOR HATCH NOT LIKELY TO CONTEST HONOR AGAIN u His Worship Said to be Tired of Civic Leader- ship-Possible Candidates for Mayoralty and Council Next Term Wetuskiwiu, Sept. Constable Allan, of this city, was shot by burglars last and is nofiv iu the hospital in a critical condition. While making rounds, about three o'clock, observed ji suspic- ious looking party loitering in fronl .of Fowler Co.'s general, store on East Railway street, .--'Upon bis at- tempting to enter the building a shot was fired from, within, striking Allan in tbe stomach. Although seriously wounded; "be managed to make, his .way to Driard Hotel, and give the alarm. It ivas -discovered this morning that the Farmers' Co-Operative store had also been entered by tiie burglars, Eafe blown open, and in cash se- cured. Four suspects have been ar- rested by the local police. SISTER OF THE M FOR MAPLE CREEK Crossing Ocean to Organ- ize Canadian Suffragette Campaign London, Sept. 20. Miss Barbara Wyiie left today on tbe Empress of Ireland on it suffragette mission to Canada. Miss Wylie was one of tbo Icputatlon to Premier Borden- here .hree weeks back and bor speedy de- parture for CaiiHdii is presumably in response to the Premier's careful non- commital attitude on the question. before sailing refused to lisclose her plan of campaign beyond innoimcing she intended seeking :i 'urfhcr interview with "Premier Bor- den, which she anticipated would bo readily granted. She described as i folly the report that she would be re- fused a lauding. Her airy comment I was "even if ing. still hove :iorophines." At Huston Station about twenty wo- men. including Mrs. Piuikhurst bade nor farewell, one lady in the excrem- iiy of her e-nthiisiahin, waiving a paper oi the populace outside who then belie vpii that the liijiu'iac- linn was taking place. Meanwhile the prayers were repeat- fd with itreater fervor'inside (.he ca- thedral and this was kept up1 until noon when the blood really boiled, i HOI The satuie of MJO was then fired dish again. A dcum was sting aiM Sir fieorpe Mnrni tho. bells neiiled while Ibo Neapnli- j of tin- inns applauded, shouted and wept for convinced there, would In- im- munity irnm eruptions of Vesuvius for another vear. itrc refused a land- Uichaid Lady Moyra Caven- ilso sidled ou the Empress. permanent sec- on the f'orsican, together with Jus- St. -la Naples. The Neapolitans say the. blood of this marlyr is contained in two vials in lite cnlbedral and when it is and liquefies, ;ts it rnill; does in May and Scptrmber, they are. .saiislinl that ibny ;ue safe dfun volcanic and other disasters. lice and Prof. UUIK. of Ottawa. Sam Wylie's Sister Toronto, Ont., Sept. Mac- is is tbe patron saint of Konzic, a member of the woman's i social and political club, received a j letter from Mrs. Pankburst tbf'a morn- ing In which tbe following "occurred, "Tho Woman's Social and Political Union has IKMMI established in Can- ada for some time past, but now a campaign in the Dominion to be- j gin in real earnest. Miss Barbara THIS CERTAINLY WAS THE LIMIT Vienna. Sept, in- dignation has bean aroused in Budapest over a school boy, named Dienys Kovalik, diving from the Franz Josef bridge inro ;he Danube for a cinemat- otiniph picture, and there meet- ing bi.s death. Two of the em- ployces at the theatre, who iiarticipaied in the scene, have been arresled. A Wylic. whose brother Is a member of tlie Saskatchewan provincial parlia- ment, sails nn Friday, Sept. 20, for Canada on. i he Empress of 1 re-land. She will extend and consolidate the Social and Political union there and will conduct negotiations with the government with a view to securins the passage of women's franchisumeiit. votes this session is the demand of tho Woman's Social I and Political union in the mother country, il will also be the demand of tbe union in Canada." "The ent'runchisoment of women is inevitable and delay in granting it In a new and progressive country lilto i Canada there will not be the apathy on the pail of the public and the blind j prejudice on tbe part of politicians j which are the obstacles that all re- formers at home have painfully and with ditlicnlty overcome." LIBEL ON TOM THREE PERSONS STORIES CIRCULATED ABOUT NOTED INDIAN RIDER WERE ABSOLUTELY UNTRUE Macleod, Sept. is consid- erable local indignation over the re- port published in Calgary, and sent broadcast by tbe Associated Press service, that Tom Three Persons, the Indian, who won the honors at the Calgary Stampede, in jail at the time, and was released through the influence of prominent persons. Tom was not in jail. The story 'was a gross libel, and the Governor-General, who sent. Tom n personal letter, has bean advised of the cruel tin truth ful- ness of the report. District Attorney J. PELLETIER Who probed the "dynamite planting" charges against the Lawrence, Mass., owners, and secured indictments which brought about the suicide of E. W. Pitman WANT MARRIAGE LAWS AMENDED CONSIDERABLE DISSATISFACTION REMAINS WITH THOSE OPPOSED TO THE NE TEMERE Toronto, Sept. dissatis- faction reigns in the minds of those opposing the existence of the Ne Temere mixed man iage decree in Canada and from present appearance the combat will bo refought entirely. Legal advice is being secured to be submitted at a meeting.of the Evan- gelical alliance the latter part of this month. At the session of 'the alliance the matter will likely be threshed out and a defmite policy laid do'wn.ior action. One recommendation which may be submitted for consideration is that the federal government change the criminal code, the application of the marriage law the same in Can- ada as it is in Italy. IL has also 'been suggested that the British Xorth America act be altered so that it will affect the other pro- vinces of the Dominion and not in i any way interfere with Quebec. j Although December and municipal j winter. a doubt the coin- elections are still .in the municipal elections lull be TVOU dim and distant future, nevertheless tlie aspirant for municipal honors al- ready has his weather eye out. scan- ning the horizon and trying to-guess whether lie would ho-able to weather the stOEiii, and reach the goal of the council chamber, if ho were to em- bark upon the wintry seas which are surely ahead for those who have the temerity to enter the contest ill is GIVEN A YEAR FOR BEING DRUNK C. P. R. Operator at Sev- en Persons Severely Dealt With Medicine Hat, Sept. Shipley, C. -P. U. night operator at Seven Persons, has been sentenced to one year's imprisonment with .hard labor for being intoxicated while on duty. Samuel Stubbs, Jiotel keeper, was also arrested, charged with sell- ing liquor to the operator, and be was fined and costs. The first case was tried by Inspect- or Shcebotham an-d S. T. Hopper ShoeboUiam. The case arose out. of the robbery of the station aL Seven Persons. Ser- geant Harper was out on the ease. After talking to the operator, lie took the train to the city, and immediately secured his horse, and rode out there again. When lie arrived back there he found the operator under the influ- ence of liquor and arrested him. only after the hardest fought' fight the histon of the oily, and a few scalps will be taken before the new council for 1013 is chosen. There will be- a mayor nest year. At least that is what every- one says, and it is heartily concurred in by. Mayor George Hatch, who took the helm last January after hard light for the, honor 'the present in- cumbent of the position is rather du- bious of tho honor which has been at- tached to.the ph this 5ear He says that ifc has been mostly work, and he is a believer in" the advice the Tbe mayor has been approached erai times to find out. -.vhether he will .stand for election in December, and while his answer is never definite, be: always leaves the impression that he is willing for the other fellow to try it and see if he could make a better job of it. Those Mentioned With Mayor Hatch counted out, people are already beginning to east about for a standard bearer. 01 course, A. U. Stafiord is the hrsl r man mentioned. lie lost out by 19 _ votes last December, but his support- ers believe that he would make grade this year. F1. W. Downer is also mentioned, but he on'ybiir life." So is ex Chief GHlcs- pie, btit he has intimated his inten- tion of leaving the city IE he were to go into the fight either for mayoralty or for alitermanic hon- ors, it would be the idea of dicating.himself before tho eyes ot the ratepayers on .the recent police inves- ligation, and there aic manj who be- Heve that he would come out at the head of the poll. A name very frequently mentioned is that of E. A. Cunningham, presi- dent oi the'Board of .Trade. Mr. Cun- ningham, is said to have ambitions to fill the chief magistrate's chair, fol- lowing in the walfe of his predecessor No trace of the money which was j jn (lie chief office of the Board ol stolen from the station has as yet Trade. Mr. Cunningham is credited been secured. with being almost sure of being a, candidate. JUSTICE BRITISH COLUMBIA MEMORIAL TO TITANIC'S BANDMASTER London, Sept. mem- orial to Wallace Hartley, the bandmaster of the Titanic, and his fellow musician's, has been unveiled in St. Mark's Church, Dewsbury, where .Mr. Hartley's family worship. The memorial is the gift of Canon Rawnsley, vicar of Crosthwaite, Cumber- land. Duke of Connaught Ten- dered Great Welcome at N. Vancouver Aldennanic Candidates Alder man ic candidates promise be as thick as flies in fly time (Continued on page CHIEF CUDDY HAS SELECTION HE WILL NAME MAN TO HEAD THE LETHBRIDGE POLICE FORCE Vancouver, Sept. Governor Cleucral, tlic Duchess oi j when Lethbridge gets Us new chief and Princess Patricia visited North of police, either Inspector Black or Vancouver yesterday and that pretty Sorgt. Cron-e, of Toronto, Alborta 'will IPREMIER SIFTOIfS HON. J. W. SIFTON, EX-SPEAKER OF MANITOBA LEGISLATURE, DIED AT WINNIPEG town across Hnrrard Inlet was gaily I decorated for the occasion, the arch i erected by the Indians at Victoria Park being a picturesque feature ot the decorations. On the arrival by the ferry, their Hoya! Highnesses passed through .in aich oi wrlcun.K covered with autumn tinted maple I leiives, and surmounted by tho royal standard. They were conducted to (his arch along a lane of greenery formed by two lines of small trees place'! close together, tbe Indian band have three eastern men guarding three lines of transcontinental rail- way passing through the province, all acquainted with each other, and ac- customed to working together. When KdmoiHon required a new chief some lirao ago, Chief Cmldy, of Calgary, re- commended Inspector Carpenter, ot .Montreal. Me has now been asked to arrange for u chief for Lethbridge, and he will recommend one of tha members of the force to which he himself was so long attached. Mayor Hatch stated this morn IBS Winnipeg. Sept. There died this playing "find Save, th- Ks- llmt lie Considered the idea a good coned' by mounted police ami preccd- Uoth Cuddy and Chief Reeve Mav i havo comidenco m ed by motors containing of North Vancouver, and ilie reeves Calgary and Edmonton since- they took bold of the police forces there, Hon. J. Sifion, the j their iimi if the I.othDndKo man is as good, president, of the Kreo Press Publishing I Co., and one of the foremosl old-tim- era of tho ciiy. Mr. Sifion, who has been ailing for some time, was one 01 oldest inhabitants of Winnipvs, and thtiro was no part of the W-est with which he was not familiar. BIG CUT IN London, Sept. CABLE RATES cab raies bciuccn Great Britain, India ami Ceylon are io be reduced, by one- hulf from Hnt of next month. E. W. PITMAN Wealthy wool mills constructor, of Lawrence, Mass., who committed suicide by shooting rather than test- ify before the Grand Jury at Boston an to the "planting" of dynamite in Lawrence during the textile workers strike there. It Is alleged that the mill owners entered into a conspiracy to wean public sympathy away from the striken :tl Highnesses pyoivedo.d to Victoria' UlQ cilies ot- tne Parlt. where, after a fanfare of busies, jnco WJH Well policed. the civic of wrU-onrc was! Mayor Hatch wired Chief Cuddy read, in reply the nuke saiu last night, agreeing to come to 'pro- "Your Worships aud Gentlemen visional terms with either of the To- Accept my very best thanks for: route men. and asking the Calgary most loyal address oi welcome complete the arrangements Ho was a native of London. Ont., as as for" vnnr n.ferences to iVr- i aml advise him of the result. It may and coming out here early in lit' soon rose to a high position in life, and showed hiw capacity being el- to the office or Speaker in the provincial assembly, Mr. Sifton, who is the father of the ex-Secretary of the Interior, Hon. Clif- ford Sitttin, and the present Premier of Alberta, Hon. A. L. Sifion, was well known throughout the West, t the- ciful ivsloration to the health of Duchess. "The last nine'I visited Vancouver your city was hut a spot ou the map. This was only 2H yenrs and j our sro'.vlh maturity in that short .space of liu-e iw simply short of bewildering. (Continued oil page be, a day or two before any announce- ment is made, as the mayor stipu- lated that tho now man must, report at tho earliest moment possible. Jf the present plan works out success- fully, crooks will havo u time setting'across Canada, for If "the po- lice are'notified one or other of the three chiefs should be able io nub mail. ;