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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBKIIXiK, ALBERTA, SATUUDAY, A1MUL 1, 1911 FIVE CENTS NUMBER S7 S AT It Desperate Attempt Made 'uy Long Term Men to Gain Their Liberty USED CRUDE TOOLS EAST FIFE, WHEUE MK. ASQU1TH Al'I'EALS TO HIS EMCCTOKS ON AI'K. 13, IF THERE IS AN EI.KCTIOX Manufactured Themstlves and Smuggled in Geoghegan Beaten With Iron Bars v HELP.CAME JUST IN TIME il-rough the doois of their various cells, with crude hack saws oi ttieir manufacture whlc.li they had.smuggled.la' unknown to the. rmris, three -'of the most desperate priEoiers on Ihc roster at the: hVa'df: a slashing at- tack-on. Guart John Geo'ghcgan, for niTl'v oi tl'ia Lethbridgc cily police lorniel .Mounted Police shortly .belp're. .midnight .last night, and but for the rugged phy gt'ique' of-the ex-Constable, who hea theni .oil "until .he could suranioii aid might have, succeeded in making thei escape. IS TIME As it was, Guard arrive nn the. scene in'lime to prevent knocked out, the des were beaten into submission and (ifoghegan, though almost '.iausted, remained on the joh until h ran--theiu safely Iccieil In the, pui 1 islmenl cells' their efforts t escape .would not meet with, such su WHO DESIJKKAHOKS .The .three men -were James M 3 ean, a man sentenced fro iefhtiridge in Decenih.cr, II. 0. Dodge Kenlcr.ccil froin': tvdriioiiton for or.e year -last 'December, and J. C. :Han- iuh, iloinj a two-year term lor while kite Irom .Kclmonton last .Ink. Fi Chinese Servant Arrested and Confessed to Crime This Morning BODY DISAPPEARED Believed to Have Been Burned' in Furnace Which Shows Traces of Bones. WIFE OF C. P. R. AGENT ASdUITH THE KHOA1) KI.ECT10N SMILE- IT IS l.IKKLY UK ELECTED UXOl'l'OSEI) Estt Fife, which Premier Asquith represents In Iho House uf Commons. ho is appealing to his constituents as a result ai his. arcr-iuwico of Vancouver, B.C., April the seven- teen-year-old ..Chinese boy, sus- ho portfcltu of wir, is III the northeasterly ot llic Sco'.lku Lowlands, j ptsted.. Porl-o'n-Cralg. nisi, Korean, Keinback. Kennoway, Kettle, Kllcniurohar. Kll- Kilrennyi KInEsbarns, ba'rgo, 'LeachKF. Lofiio, Monimall, .Moo-Hie. Xewburg Xowburn, Pittenwccm.'Sl. Andrew's, Ft: I-ccnard'c, St. ..fonance, Scoonie and Strattaie.Io. Col. Sprot. will oppose Mr. Aseniith. On the two previous occasions when' he ran, Col. Sprot was beaten hy 2055 in January, 1910, ami hy 1799 ill liecember, 1310. In tho last or these two elec- tions Ihe.vole wWsi-lO to 3350. FALL OF PUBUG Federal' Government Still Penying the -Dangerous three desperadoes', who made a atla'A.on him tin- nwp.rcs vaml bars sawn from doors -of thejr cells, lie was treated hy. the'i'aii physician, and al- .liallered up, will he on ilr.c again in a lew days. Evident- )y it was the hops of the escaping men Vo lay him out, for he 'received a hard. bOmp just behind Ihe right ear, .where it, would count most. it is hot- known.how long the men hern sawing al their doors be- fore they effected their escape into the corridors. WAllDES'S STATEMKXT ilere is the statement oi the at- tenipUd escape as told the Herald 'by Warden Kilns night three ol the most desperate prisoners at, the jail niade'U most determined break for liberty'hy cutting through the oars Ciiv" April Monterey, the capitals-of the stal r cl Coabuila-'anil Xue'vo Leon. government still ...oSsUnalelj, denieil. lfa. reUMt. today the capture hy the' irora Torreon ir.ce o! the late oi that city, li-was suggested. that the ivith- of the "iicws from Jhe. pulilie. YiLl.A l.BAVES F01! SAX PliDHO April opinio'n that Jeneral Villa intends t o't ale''. every ivas baced on psyeholoEica! irathrr advantage of the defeat oi the- FcJ- thitf on military groirads. It was erals at Torrcon was expressed pointed out ly serious mir.ded" people that .the .tomperaraei.it of murder of Mra. Charles J. Miilard, confessed this morning that' he committed the crime. The chief feature .of the story vvas that at brcJMsst on Wednes- day' ir.ornlng, 'his- mistress nad found fauit with him. He struck her with a chair, and must have stunned her.-, for then he choked her to death. says he later took her body 'to the basement, where he cut it up put .it into the 'piece by.piece- He is said to have.-.admltted that he hid the 'clothing, In order to convince Mr. Miilard that his wife had gone, out In the morning. idenli- 10 se of A human beinj were discovered .this the bottom' of the .furnace, sX'ulJ. and ,other 'bo'ne'i away the chimney.beyond.the furnace. Vancouver, B.C., -April the "most horrible crimes in the .history discover- ed last night, .when Charles J. Milliard, C.P.R, ticket re- turned from a few days' visit to "Victoria to find his wife murder- and the remains half burnsd in the furnace in thee basement. The younn Chinese servant of the household has been arrested on suspicion. Chinese Servant Arrested Vancouver, April tlia remained in the Miilard inunler rnys- lerv Ihls morning to clear bones I'iid'by an analyst Records of Broken Prom- ises of Borden Govern- ment Laid Bare iTARIFF AND WEST i Foreign Slalesman Does for the Farmns What Ollawa Siates- men Refuse to Do Nine Men' Willbe 'Relieved on Monday, 'and Dfepnttment NftW Down Id BraSS Neaty rmy 1 ercent Re- W: j in i rlas. Been Mane All rtrouny -j r iSEVERAL SPEAKERS (Hi- a -Stafi llayiaciiJ, tin l lie1' history ol tl.e cutire south, rivalling any publk- galheniy crrr I eld in the province for eu.lbusi .asm an.l inti-re.it, was that held in the open house here last night. Ne.er liefore since lUyir.ciiiiI. into esistciicf, have the people flu-'M large, numbers lo a public n when no elcclion talk was cx'.ietled nor heard. For three- b0urs. ptojle lisleiiL'd breathlessly tiicir in the legisla- iture and cabinet oi Alberta, heartily ciiiiorsing the'.': policies and achieve- meats at iutwiniltent periods by the most iiiclfetots' clicering ap 'Ihe hall was packed'to 'the doi.rs. anil roan; were compelled to i stand. lOvcn Die Gallery al the rear was praeticaily filled with peoP'e: and the most noticeable part oi the. meeting was tlje iaut that not only bill- women anil children, young :jmrn ar.il womea', were scattered throuth the. -r.udience in large r.um- ihers, ai.il (hiring the whole procecd- ;ing, was-not a-sigh or murmur r a sir.li'of any or.e leaving the Tiie -speech ol lliff evening was giv- same standard of efficiency. in 'his v.- .stcme'd as Ihougtvbe-lail This information was lo tin: pjrimrnl as iirforc, although the col- jcranmeil n "mnltitinlc of iiuyressioiis Herald- this morning tiy Commission- iDction ci refuse, n'ld-ihe deaping otjOI1 audienen in that time, -so er Grace who at the same the strrcts, anil work fit that nature i direct -and time working stafi in' tlieiivill he a trille ncir.hed was each sentence. parks and liolilrvards hraach would j I" the parts arid was humorous as well ceive a further pruning nine men f Jlontlav a saiing nifloO s populace was that nows to, take- personal charge "of. rebel a disaster like thc'lall o! Torreon troops reporle.-l to have participated' might easily slart "an avalanche of in an encounter with the 'fleeing public, opinion ag'amsl the- admlniK- Kedfr.ils. tration.. which Voutd itus find itsell j The departure ot Villa Tc sctioiisiy cmb'at'rassed (it a prevailtci the promised te, tical moiiitnt of its c'aiMr. :graphic confej-er.ee with ttfneral n The taking oI.iTorreon. gives the' rani a by which it had been claim o feMheir the! ConsiitKttorlalists eonlrol to gain flailed information c-on'eera- rorr Sots and laying for the night1 ally half of the ex- ing the closing d.ys o. Hie. si Buard John Oognfgan. As-he was ccption oi the cities of Saltillo ar.d lor the possession oi forrecn. Mr. Mitchell hired a large lafi in order that the preliminary 3 month. might lie hurrird .alonf. Dur- saving'is spread over the dif: inj there was an average of 20 fercnt. tranches of Ihc ilepattiuent. mca on this staff during the months stores branch has hceu pruned 5u of April, May and .lime, and-...this lc......- per cent., the shops (.0 per wit., tlie ear the largest number-ever on at led lor San Pe- Hie'.nlethod of the dis-.osai of-the slrccl 50 nei cent., the or.e was the present force. Of the ur.l'ortunato Mif. -Mil- office 50 per cenl., acd the. parks and Mr. .Mitchell has rccrived instrnctionS Before uiiJnijat tho peliee had ovrr uli per cent., cut this staff to on from 5ISO to SI30 Muinlay 'I men will he.let out.. ;i_nc park superintendent -is of .the opinion eslaMfched eiearly er.ousb Ihe fact nnionnfs ranging that- Mrs. Miilard had been kilted by a monlh. ji forcciiil and- at- linics it was tra- gic. In a -livid -wonl he painted tlie picture of failure of tic Horilen guvernn'.enl, chiractc'riiiog thn as a ''political 'coward, htil- ii.g lehinrt tails of the p'rem- Xew llriinswick anil Xova In his laic of two parties anii tro two 'governments. he' daW.e.1 paint on'the political uf Canada, and occupying the middle have -been human coming out of the. loilet all three g-'oiintcd' upon him, atlacting' him in n most- brutal and cowardly manner Nilh the iron hars which they' had H-n-.oveil. Mr. Ciroghegan must have pill up a meet rteapcralc fight against great nilds, tor-he mnnagftl to gel to the gate, anil give fhc- alarm to CJuard the officer on culsidti 'duly. Mr. l.fighlon then called the chief keeper and llie head guard, both ol whoTii sleep in the tuildinj. 'I lien hurtjed in, aiid seeing that Ihe Kamc wasvi'p, Hie prisoners (hre.w up hanils and surrendered. They straightway lodged in the pun- Irueglc hones But there arc still a. great many objections to the theory that the Chiu- cold-blooded the. wa- (iii pri- Leaga.e A [nil meeting of the Pcalal League committee is caile.1 for Moaday af- ternoon at.a o'clock in the council oharahor. Young Liberals An oiiihuBlatt'li: qafhcring of Young Liberals took place this afternoon al FIRST SPEECH AT LADYBANK TO- Wealoy Jtttl as He Herald wan golne to press..' Ml particulars will be published' in1 -Monday's Usue.; Locil ULiterlle Returns A. N. McCllnfon of (lie staff of WHAT from Tor- and "the police MrTorace doei rot mean lo reHct'l that lie. (nil maintain the parks in as (he cauvas, was Ilorden his v, iMMr'-Piat-tli- furnace in hase- on the'ro'st'of operation oi Ihc pre- good condition as they; have, formerly j government. graphic conference with General slilfr.''llc SIalfs ,IC. M, stafi. has made Ihe. because he -S'ei wort is Ijfns done in widerslood (hat the ratepayers want-1 ler woiks dcpartmeiil, except oi eil themt ii.t'he.Fervicc is impair-' >ale coiirLcclions ar.d leaks. A. and II. Jl. iirchltccli, hw returned from t vljlt to hts home OM CRISIS_IN THE ARMY OUTLINED DUTY OF ARMY ase hoy, cruel and though ho must lave been lo have at- tacked his mistress i" the first place, actually, cnt her and feil it Into the hot furnace until only a few scraps of hours wore, left. Murdered en Wednesday Tho' crime is presumed lo havo oe-1 Lii'rrcd at nine or ten o'clock on Wed- HON.. DUNCAN MARSHALL PRO r.esday nlornir.c. for the hufhand hail M1SES RAYMOND AUDIENCE left for Victoria O'Jl; night he- j ONE WILL fore. I '.___ .Mrs Mii'.anl had been uomp her IIORHKX GOVKIiXMEST HAS DOSB: Klist, lie t'juk up ato'lt C7 minnies. telling what, llie Uurrien government lurl r.ol do.ie. The only thing they said he, was to establish make heller profits. lh.it- lie might :.in reuoril for broken.proni- j.--tlain to a more life.' thiis! kf. his Or IJK. trend- ni juicing lor a higlitr -staml.ird of since the Conservative-party- went into he oullinnl their i record. the lime. BE BUILT FOR THE SOUTH COUNTRY sarmeuts tiiat Is now hadly Ulteied up Mr. reticent riavlnr; 'two liitge cuts on his fore-1 on the and Home.Hulo (iueation lieao, and large hrfiiscs on his head, and will rot vouchsafe on opinion for showing that heen Two of iis brothers nrc vith tfcn Iron tiait. I enlisted In IhoUlsttr volunteers. the new stock yards mier Ast C. P. R. Livestock Agent iTcv'hv'e "cu-' -McMnllM, Ke.nernl Hvo stock v raU o< ascnt of the C.r.R. spent a hour, Jong-term prisoners. The. Institution' In the city yfsterday, conferring wllh Is having 170 Mr. IlBtcii on pened his cleclion cam-, the Masonic. will rot vo4d.rt.-iui opinion for: building with a seating capacity limited- to three hundred. Under these circum- slar.ces the speech of "the 1'tiinc Min- ister was made to the sixty jcpori- ere present, rather than lei tho dele- gates ol the Scottish Liberal Associ- ations, who filleil the re-st of the" hall. K'aboralc. telegraphic arrangements Scotland, April I're- eaine home at 1! o clock In' Ihe evcninj, and believing his' wife lo be at her s'uler's. .went slralfhl lo bed. If Ihc Chinese her-committed (he 'murder in t'-ic forenoon, ho would have had from ten to twelve hours lo dispose of the body, but some of the detective? working on the case arc not satisfied that even In that _ tint lid he have opportunity to hum the as well ai to Mean. is of Wcoil. An asricull-jral and demon-1 slialiori farm lor the fouth tliis Death of W. ,3; Sherd Word came from'the hcrpilal just as tho Hernld was goltig to p'rcFA that K. Shti'd, a iirominehl farmer the promise that was virtually madei lma_ la-il tilshi al Uaymonil h; Hon. ran Xarshall, Minister of ik-aih. Tile n ttre. led lo tie Mr. Jlnrthill will lint, the govern-j CT-! mrnt would he lo Sive to Ihe fcople on Ihc (arms. oi _ l.clhbrlitte, us ll.ey -weir demanding i lic- it an evidence ol Ihfir be'ore Sd-lf !l do, at Police Court I The tariff cfiiiiniiFsion was because i! could. he barlcnderi was up poinleJ wilji leaded thv maFlsirato .Marshall, anrl dice, ero'i'rt io his True, the government had give nf tliesc and of the success con-' which, the police believe, are.-the re- among the. cabinet aTO rot ol (he. Kovetnmeiit: Project an.l decided tor, bushel cleta holding all he tried shortly, sat! mnins of the Mini was i'ala." as (he'chairman Hit it. iMarbhall indulges in oratory., ratelyv-'-' rather to talk" straight jfrpmMlie. shoulder as the words ;VH 10 him. He did this list nighti but he Since Ihe first, day of- January, eu Ihc matter cannot helpeJ.'Mr. H'miuUe.l in oratory 1931 tl-e nuhiilV wo'lks department not think Ihe service will I ior'aii hour and. SfiUufnutei and has cut its operaling. cspe-nsni he afi'eetrd, ami aims.l'o give just fhciii was when the last w-qril a month. ;rtnship. jj: Mr. l.emr.gwell, 3I.1MV re-cord.' He made slated (hat the c! -liis'consli-; .Mfs [or jjmc; nc 'not 11 sir ncy v.-rrc forward j0 scc a jjVjijiicril milleniiim in 'lo the tivac a similar 'school'. o! luo j-rais only es-1' would Le built at Warner, and 'the prmniEfs'made by Uor- .nr'nSstn expressed tl.e hnpe lliat the tr an cnori of liotii and Ksj'r; to thciii kept. Ilordea had prom-.- iiiMi'al v.ouiil fnii reform, an ihdepend--. I lion at llie of the sommnrnl. rilj a section of; the. electors, I'hillni nii-al '.stations iri ,itr.e v.'csl, and.a host of things, lo.menticn. lie had givcn' ci.il refornr hy lopping cff lid Ml..: cheered. i on a charge of 1 More of Jnmes IV'Se, II. 0. Dodge, 21, stnteneed al Kil- II. (3 likely a etmfc of allcmpied trovcrsy wouhl liaic arisen which cv- Mftnfoh on lice.'' IS, 1913, .ludgc imirilrr will he laid against' them cry patriotic man wouhl have herti :Wife of Charlesr .1. Miilard, chiei .Taylnr (o one j'Mr; al ban! labor on along wilh rliargcs'ol alternpllng lo avolil until a case o! cm-let'agent pi the L. I. H. l.em lieak cusloilyr I ci.al urgency oji 1'agc i hrarltlyisjipportctl him in thi; work, was lit Liiace Ifcc fanner .In a TJosifion. lo n publicity committed to' their grown In Western Canada was placci t reasons why t'ley Uiliik It fs.iiot'ftd- on liie order booli. i visabb.lo make tho on-Paze 71 i I ;