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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Alberta. 'Monday, .September 30, 1912 Number 247 TIMIDATION RESULTS IN SERIOUS RIOTING [Tactile Stiike Ordered by "I Won't Works" Res- ponded to by Only About Rushing to the Scene tawitiicc Miss., Sept. tiered unconscious. Cars hearing work- Ificit attempts to intimnlate intend-! ITS were intercepted by pickets luul of the stalled for a time. Leaders of the Industrial Workers 01 the world said that Hie workers, thc 21-houu strike or- cil In hi Industrial Workers is i protest against jirisonment of Jos. and! tion could not bo held responsible for Afctuio Omomttte, it wiis estima'tedi the disturbances which they uctribut- not molt. Hun operatives j ed to "excitable youngsters." TJwj leaders were undecided as to future plans pending the arrival this afternoon of William flay wood, general of the Industrial Workers of tin-, World, who is on thc way here from Uliicago. A mass meeting was arranged for three p.m. Resides a local police force number- ing 150 there are on duty SO members of tiie slatu police. away from Uie Lawrence today. Stvtlous rioting iiitemptod intimidation, numerous conflicts with to thc mills today. t airtstt. were jiade for at- unon children, woi neti and men, sonu ol UIOSL taken being armed wit'i K knives c ir. other lion suth is h i miners, or piec- Cfc t F HUH J'uutt, Used Om ol Hit most serlo lisi idisturbauc- ?b is m u tiie EvureiJt Mill. A big trovd of pickets gather rd and heeanie iteiiint; that, thc police charged IJieiti a I dint, thuir clubs freely, i persons were- injured. m.iui is knocked, from a street in to a hospital where it fi lus condition was serious. The motmng t. trouble began at 15s- Mill streets, a fireman was K his I'lfttightcr to her i orkf he was by aj Lrowd ni pickets. Tho iireman site-1 f -eded in Betting thu young woman I within the imill gates utter I winch 'ie returned a .-ml pointed .out' [the JSin he cl? timed had struck us The alleged assailant Arrested Tnv Another affray :a boy was struck he-id 1th. 'a bottle and ren- biOODpNDS TRAIL THE FIEIDS 'fo u r Peop le Murdered Brutal Near Quincy, Illinois vMjuincy, 111., Sep t. de- jrightfall are pro- 'iimsed by the officers investigating .tiie Quadruple murder on the Pfan- farm, tw elve miles south of -when Chi irles Pfanschmidt, a farmer r, his wife, Matilda Pfanschmidt, their daughter BERT HORTON IS ACQUITTED JUDGE DISMISSED CHARGE OF STEALING O'TOTTS. CASE DELAYED Bert Horton, of Kinuondale, accused of from Lickman Bros., near Yctwood, on April 14 last, was acquitted by Judge Winter In the Dis- trict Court on Saturday afternoon. This trial began last Friday after- noon, iiiid It was towards six o'clock on Saturday, when his Honor anno ed his, decision, after hearing lengthy arguments liy counsel on both sides. O'Tott Case Adjourned On zu'coiiut of two of the principal witnesses not being able to appear iu the of Olaf O'Tott, who is clmrg: ed with receiving the horses said to have been stolen -by 1J orton, and iu which Albert Graham is also Implicat- ed, an adjournment was decided upon, the case came up before his Honor today, until after the disposal of -Graham's ease at tho Supremo Court next month. BUILDING PERMITS NOW PASS THE MILLION MARK Good Prospects of Keach- ing' Million and Halt' Mark Building permits for first nine months, 1912 amounted to The million mark in the building records for this-year has buen paused. The September total of was to bring the total much over the mark, giving It a good start to- ward the million and a half mark, is aimed at .this year. By reaching the above total for the flrat nine months of the year, a new record has been set for this city. In Iflio thc 'figures 'for the first nine mouths were the greatest of any year until ilhis year, amounting to iii 1911 the total was The total of building permits for September of last year was the iucVeastj over the corresponding month of a year ago being or 170 per cent. The increase In tho totals for the two years to date is or 48 per cent. The reafeon for the. very large build- ing permit record for September is accounted for by the commencement of construction on the post oflice which according to the government's contract, will cost. Thfe is the largest building permit ever taken out in thc city. In only one month in the history of the city has the total been great- agod 10., and Alias Emma er than in September and that was In aged 20, the school teacher the district, who roomed at the house, were Killed as ithey lay Bloodhoitnds were to Quinsy from Springfield. Xt'pHay, and were -placed on thc trail of murderers. "Despite the fact that of people visited the scene the crime yosterdaj', the officials iibilieve the scen-fj is fresh enough for ittte dogs to take j up. bodies of tUic victims wore mut- well as burned. In the tw-i) young women 'were iifirg'e holes, evi'ilently mads with The bodies of J ;ain Mrs. were headless found. ,f'dsPranschmidt i-l'as not. nrcustomed to 'hive money in his house, and there little belief that the motive of the crime was i-obberj-. May, 1910, when the figures reached Whether the records will reach the j HUDSON'S BAY RAILWAY Ottawa, Sept. gov- ernment has let the contract for the last section of the Hud- son's Bay Railway, extending from Split Lake to tidewater, a distance of 165 miles. J. D.- iUcArthur is thc successful ten- derer. .j. SUBSCRIBED IN CASH Generous GLvings of tlic Hebrew People to new Church Fund There are not more than twenty-five FERNIE BOYS REAL BAD ONES Started oil' on Career as Porch Climbers and Hoitl-nj> Men (Special to The Herald.) Fertile, Sept. young Fer- nio hoys, have been making unsavory rccbrds for themselves and their home town by a wild flying trip to Spokane, with the polico authorities following them up Ju an attempt to capture them. Edgar Harper and Percy Beal, aged about 16, are wanted here for burglary, alleged. to have been com- mitted last Thursday'night, when it is said the Harper boy slipped into a small bedroom at the rear of a small store, kept -by Michael Guzzle, on North avenue, an-d took from a cigar box on a'i'waskstand, twenty dollars in money-, a watch and a revol- ver, This little i oom adjoins the store, have slipped into it while the storekeeper's back was turned. Mrs. Guzzie went to bed in this little room about ten o'clock, but heard nothing, for some .little, but finally bearing a noise at the window, she called, her son, Paul Guzzie, from the store, and told him she heard a noise at the window, and he examined it, but the boy bad let himself down on the outside and disappeared in the the darkness. He had evidently hid himself under the toed, while Mis. Guz- zie was retiring; 'and had endeavored to get out without arousing her. The Beal boy was noticed hovering about the front, of. the as soon as young Guzzle missed him he suspicioned that in the job and went to the policed and laid informa- tion. Friday small boy coming from the directio'rr-.of the brewery to school, me't th'evtwo boys going in the direction of Morriasey, and they .point- ed a revolver'at him. This frightened the boy, and when-the two runa'ways saw this, they told him- they were only fooling, and went on towards the south. The two walked to JNIorrissey, and there 'boarded the westbound express, and went to Cranbrook. There they bought tickets for Spokane, and boarded the Flyer when it came along. .Meantime, Chief Mall got the wires busy, notifying Elko, Cranbrook and Sirdar, and started out in pursuit. When he learned that the boys were on the Flyer, he wired Immigration Officer Dunhip, at Kingsgate, to be on the lookout. Dunlap caiight sight REMAINED ON THEIR OWN PROPERTY Carlsbad, Bohemia, Sept. Earl Miner, a famoui Austrian aviator, was giving an exhibition in the open country near Austlg, when suddenly something happen- ed to his machine, and It dropped In the midst of a crowd of spec- and Initantly killed Mayor Rohn, of a neighboring village and hit wife. Both victims had been previously advised to leave the field, there might be danger, but they refused to go, saying that it was their property. TWO MORE LIVES LOST Washington, Sept. more lives wore sacrificed to avjation at the United States army aviation field, Col- lege Park, Mr., near here, late to- day, when an army aeroplane fell 35 feet to the ground, instantly killing Corporal Frank S. Scott and BO lously injuring Second Lieutenant Lewis C. Rock'well that he died later. GENERAL ROBERTS IS EIGHTY TODAY Field Marshall of Empire Forces an Octogenarian Marred by Death of Comrade Well Known in Canada London, Sept. today's pa- pers extend hearty congratulations to Lord Roberts on the attainment oi his eightieth hirthdaj'. His Lordship is spending the (lay quietly at his residence at Ascot and enjoys excel- lent health. When a few. months hack the suggestion was made that today's anniversary he the occasion .of a na- tional festival, Lord Roberts said that if he could be told on his birth- day that compulsory military train- ing was to begin that day it would be tiie only present he- would require. Commenting on this, the jMorning Chronicle says "We may not agree Kith his opin- ion and we may think that for Bri- tain it is a supreme navy which mat- MADE A BIG CLEAN-UP AT WALDO STATION THIS BABY'S CAREER Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. 'seventh son 6t the seventh SOIL of a seventh son was born to- day to Airs. David Geiger. Mr. Geiger is a -mail carrier, at Braddock. c- members of the Mewbrcw congrega-. of but they eluded tion in Lethbridge, and at a meeting 1 in I lie Masonic hall" last night which! g, them marked the close uf the ceremonies _t attendant upon New .Years were subscribed iu cash towards the erec- tion of a church here. Everyone gave- according to his means.] The congregation will seek a site, and soon uaa j it is hoped to raise further monies weri million and one-half mark this year i shortly so that it may not he long is a matter of conjecture. If the [until the people of tbc ancient faith RECORDED {London, Sepl earth- quakes have continuously reg- istered by the instru- ments in the British Observatory since early evening- The dis- turbance is believed to have- occurred o-i; Ihe coast the Pacific. v PRESENTED TONIGHT Ottawa, Sept. appli- 2 cations for thn anrvrnv2i n.? route plans of the Alberta. Pac- 'j ific, tho Western Dominion, ftnd other- railways of interest to Southern Alberta were to have 'bee n made todayt but were agreed upon for presenta- tion at a sitting tonight. These two are applying for approval of practically the sanio Happy Valley, and (here is likely to be considcrni'-ln cnpositfon. Pledges of con si ruc- tion may iinflnonec thc Minis- Roman Catholic and Methodist church- es'start the construction of their new buildings this fall it is believed that the coveted mark -will be reached asid probably broken. There is talk starting work on both structures, al- though nothing deiuihe lias yet been made public. GOVERNMENTS ARE SENDING EX- PERTS TO FIX UP THE CON- GRESS EXHIBITS With the arrival on October 10, oT the two commissioners of tlic Mani- toba government, all four 'provinces their exhibits for the Dry-Farming Congress. While the Manitoba exhibit will not be so large as those of the other three provinces, It will cover about have a house of worship properly equipped for their services. Thc re- tiring officers of thc congregation have been re-elected as follows Pre- sident, II, Frankstcin; vice-president, Mr. Sndowski secretary, H. Glass- man. The congregation lias no regu- lar rah hi a.s yet, but during thc re-' cent ceremonies Mr. Sailowski acted iu a p'.ost efficient way. The Jewish people in Lcthbridjie arc weak in num- bers but strong in generosity. MANITOBA MEN HERE NEXT WEEK BALKAN TROUBLES ARE MENACING TURKEY MOBILIZES MEN TO GUARD THE THREATEN- ED FRONTIER Albt-iis, Greece, line .before he could at Spokane, the hoys at once begun the dodge, but, unfortunately for them, the first man they tackled happened to be the deputy prosecuting attorney, and he soon had the police after them, and landed in a police station. (Continued on page .Sept. i military prepar- ations meet any hostile tioiss in the Halkans, accord ing to semi-olIl'Mal .statement published today. The Ottomiiii government has called up mm fnrniint; eleven divi- ,ri" it-serves ior six will bo representative of the agrieuM weeks' training in field manociivrrs- tural resources of the province. Their i Tim Turkish troops sent from: depart mom of agriculture has had a force of men busy fcr several weeks paat gathering the material, and this morning Immigration Inspector Hum- phries received notice from his de- partment (hat A IT. Poison and an as- Islam, both of the immigration de- partment, would arrive next week to place exhibit. are both grain men of the department, and tho exhibit will he such ns will attract at- lentlon in comparison 'with that of any province or state displaying at the Thraco to Albania some time ago, have now been ordered to return to their stations so thai the only troops at present detached from their, ordinary posts arc those concentrat-! ed in .Salonika along the Dardanelles; and at. .Smyrna in consequence of the i war with Italv. j WINTRY AT Montreal, Sept. MONTREAL still In thc fields in the fanning dis- tricts for miles around -Montreal are totally destroyed by a severe front which followed ]'itBlcrda.y's snowfall. Dry-Farming Special Number During tbe week of the Dry- Farming Congress, the Herald will publish a Dry-Farming Congress number. The pages will be of the usual newspaper size, and will be filled with special articles on Dry-Farm- ing, agriculture in Alberta, Lethbridge and its possibilit- ies, and other subjects that are certain to interest and impress the delegates. The number will be well illustrated, A copy of i his issue will ho placed in possession of every delegate, and tbe Herald be- lieves that the publicity thus given will bv invaluable to the city and district. Not only will iiin gvi a firsi. band impression of the country by viewing it whh their own eyes, but they will away with them this number, which will be an on cyclopedia of inforrn- Tition on the West. When th'ev get back homo and they begin to think about investing in Alberta, or coming here to live, the advertisers in this number will then reap the tonefit, if not before. To the men who have land to .--t-ll this number is the number through which to get in touch with Advertising snaco is now be- ing reserved, and those 'who have not yet made arrange- ments for a reservation should communicate with the advertis- ing department Without delay. PATHFINDER NEARING CITY National Highway Auto Speeding1 OH Way to Lethbridge v v Mayor Hatch, Lethbridge: Wilb; making transcontinental auto trip, left Regina, 2.30 Saturday, P. McAra, mayor." The above is a copy of a telegram received this morning by Mayor Hatch. At first it may not seem to bo of much importance 'to Lethbridge, but when it is known that about a month ago Thomas W. Wdlby drove his automobile out of the waters of the Atlantic, bent 011 a. trip across Canada to the Pacific for the purpose of searching out a route for the Na- tional Transcontinental Highway, the force of thc message should make it- self clear. Wilhy is now somewhere between .Moose Jaw and Lethhridge. He should arrive in this city tomor- morrow afternoon. He is coming via Medicine Hat and Lethbridge, for it lias been practically decided that Lethbridge will bo one of the main cities along the big'haghway. In coining' from Medicine Hat to Lethbridge Wilby will travel part of the national highway already com- pleted by the government of this prov- ince. About fifty miles have already been completed, anil before the snow flies thero will lie a first class trunk road connecting Lothbridge and Bow Island. Tills will be extended to Medicine Hat next year. From Lethbridge Wilby will con- tinue his trip through the Rocky Mountains, one of the most arduous parts of the journey. Ho will so via the Crow's Nest Pass, on through to New Westminster, H seems doubtful if lie will able to make this part of the lrip, but when it is known that he found a road around the rocks of Superior, every hopo of his success is entertained. Mayor Hatch is preparing; to re- ceive and entertain Mr. white tlie pathfinder is in the city. It is likely that he will remain in the city until Wednesday. Hold-up Man made Get are 011 Trail Ferule. B.C., Sept. man, dress ed -like a lumber jack, and 'wearing a white handkerchief tied over his face, went into the, station of the Great Northern at Waldo, yesterday even- ing, and liolding the agent at bay with a revolver, took ?2SO in cash, and a large amount in Baker .Lumber. Co.- checks'out of the safe and macle safe getaway. Chief Mlnty, of the Provincial Police here, was ;notified at once, and four constables on an extra train, -at oiie'O'clock1 last night. U is expected the robber will' be caught today, though rid" tidings have arrived since Chief diiiity left. TO DENOUNCE CONVENTION Madrid, Sept. is stated hero today that Portugal intends to de- nounce the Spanish-Portuguese con- vention of 1S97. The Lisbon govern- ment accuses Spain of not having ful- filled her obligations and of not pro- venting the clandestine, emigration of Portuguese through the Spanish ports SIR THOMAS DENIES STORY Montreal, Sept.- Thomas Shaughnessy to-day denied the rumor that the Canadian Pacific had pur- chased the Allan line. "The arrange- ments between the Canadian Pacific and the Allan he said, "are the same as they have been- for years past nor is. any change contemplated in this arrangement. SADDLERY CO. HAS SOLD OUT THE ALBERTA SADDLERY HAS BOUGHT LETHBRIDGE BUILD NEXT YEAR An important business change has just been announced. The Lethbridge Saddlery Co. has sold out its stock and business here to the Alberta Sad- dlery Co., of which company H. J. Hutchiugs, of the Great West Sad- dlery Co., Is president. The change was consummated some time ago, buti it was only on Mr. Hatchings' visit GOVERNMENT-IN here on Saturday thai thc details were made known. Last spring the Alberta Saddlery Co. bought out the business of A. K. Eas- ton Co., and in taking over (be Leth- hridge Saddlery Co.. they have cleared the way for extensive improvements which are to bo commenced next spring. The two stores will bo con- ters ami not a conscript army. Bui __ it is impossible not to admire the en- ergy and high public spirit .which the veteran field marshall'exhibits in his sustained attack on our insular com- placency." 'flic press is filled with columns-of praise recounting Ins great careei, poems are written in his honor, and tributes from leading men are being, sent to him Meanwhile the wonderful General, still thu youngest, veteran in the ser- vice, is at his home in Ascot uoikuig at his national ser- vice league task of com ipciug Eng- land that thc national military vice is an obligation on all, that it is right and honorable and Lord Robeits is with development of military science attends the House of Lords, where He leads tlic arguments whenever it is on. the subject of national defence A regrettable coincidence is the hews today of the death of Sergt. Major Thompson of Sunderland, -who lived many jears m Canada and ac- companied" Lord Roberts m his fam- ous march to Kamlal ar Thompson later fought in the Matabele and wars and in the latter from a Boer bullet by waistcoat pcckd was ,saved Bible in tun DEPORTATION CASES A. E. Humphries of the iiri tion department went to Macleod this afternoon to an 'investiga- tion into a couple of deporta'tioii cases which are pending. LETLOOSETHE DOGS OF WAR B u! g arian and Servian, Armies Are Being Rap- idly Mobilized Belgrade, Servia, -Sept. or the general mobilization of the iervian army were signed today. The Skuijtschina has been summoned to meet, oil Thursday in extraordinary session. Bulgaria Also Aroused Sofia, Bulgaria, Sept. mob- ilization of the Bulgarian army was proclaimed by the government today. The action was taken in consequence of the alarming news received here as to tbe concentration of considerable forces of Turkish trnops in the neigh- borhood of Adrianople and along the Bulgarian frontier. Haven't Notified London London, Sept. information ,s t othe joint Servian-Bulgarian Note lumanding autonomy for Servia from Turkey has been received at'the Ser- vian legation here. tinned through thc winuir, but Jn the MOOD Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. 30. "Nothint; less than the sudden illness of half of the defendants can causn said United States District Attorney Charles W. Miller, as indi- cating the government's readiness to begin tomorrow the trial of 51 spring, it is their intention to and former labor union officials all the stock to the Lethbridge Sad- j on a charge of conspiracy in the car- rtlery Co.'s old stand, and build .1 j rying of dynamite and iiiiro-glycerjne handsome threo storey block on the! on passenger trains. site of the present Alberta Saddlery Two sctrf each ni" ".0 vcnirenien have CO.'H storo. D.. J. McCormick, who, hecn drawn from through Indiana for with President McCormick, of the Me- the select Ion of a jury. The rick-nsc is Cormick Saddlery Co., cf Calgary, was part ownt-r of the Lei'ibridge Sad- rvi win the business as it now s' Last spring on one of Mr. Hutch- ings' visits here ho made the announce iient that ho would build a large block on the Easton property on Pifl. street South, but nothing was done this summer, although they hud in- tended to start construction. But on his visit Saturday he said that ev- ery thing was now in readiness to carry 0'it the programme next year. Xotlilng was said about the proba- bility of the Groat West Saddlery Co. building a factory and warehouse hero. Mr. Hatchings has this in mind, but nothing will lie ilone until tho retail business lias been provided for, to be allowed a total nf ton and the [irosi'dilioa a total of six peremptory; DR. THORNTON RETIRES London, Sept. Dr. Thornton, the well-known Pres- hyterfan divine', who was born in Canada, and entered the ministry in Montreal, and who last year had, tho honor of be- ins elected Moderator of the Church in England, has having concluded twenty-nine years active ministry at Cam- den road. ;