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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, APRIL 23, IM9. Ill WAS GOING TO LEAVE THE HOME Ethel Kinrade Did Not Get Enough Money From Father Hamilton, Ont., April Kinrade murder inquest was resum- ed tonight but was adjourned after two witnesses had been heaiyi, owing to the absence of Florence Kinrade and her mother, who had been noti- fied to appear but failed to do so. A ocitneillwbDWK YLQ DWK L Action will be taken by the Crown tomorrow and the inquest will likely be resumed in the evening. Mr. Washington had a consulta- tion with Mr. Blackstock after the inquest and it was decided to- issue subpoenas to the two women in the regular way and serve them in To- ronto tomorrow." Jimmy Baum, the actor mechanic who proposed marriage to Florence Kinrade, Arrived in the city fhis evening with Detective Pender, a Pinkerton man, and Provincial De- tective Rogers. They registered at the Royal Hotel and Baum was pres- ent at the inquest for a while. Re- porters made ineffectual efforts to in- was agreed that the inquest should I resume tonight at 3 o'clock and the inquest adjourned ut 9.45. Coroner Jauu'i- Anderson made, ou new subponaes which will be served on Mrs. Kinrndc and Florence Kin rade. Should they fail to respond to the new subpoenas the crown will be faced with a problem and a crisis precipitated. TWO ACCIDENTS TO C. P. R. FREIGHTS This morning the Spokane Flyer was delayed four hours by an acci- dent which happened to the way freight. The tender of the freight jumped the track on the bridge at St. Mary's arid as it was a decidedly awkward place to get at more time thaa usual was necessary to get it back again. On Wednesday there was a big spill of freight cars at Burmis, near Frank, when a freight train because of a spread rail left the track and ploughed up the ties and rails for about a mile before it piled up. A number of cars were badly smashed but no one was injured. terview It is him. understood that Miss Ethel Kinrade, the murdered girl, was mak- ing secret arrangements to leave her. father's home and take up house- keeping with a wealthy relative, will be In effect the startling testimony to .be given at the inquest tonight by Miss Minnie Fagan, who was sub- poenaed yesterday. Miss Fagan is a distant relative of the Kinrades and some time before the murder she practically .complet- ed arrangements for Ethel to live with her. No reason has been as- signed by Miss Fagain why Ethel should leave her father's; er than -Ethel wanted more money than her father allowed her. Miss Fagan had made arrangements to meet Ethel at the Y.W.C.A. the afternoon of the murder. Miss Fa- gan will also toll- of hearing three suspicious persons say they had received that afternoon from a certain house and will swear further the .fact that the week previous she saw these three men in a public library, looking in a direc- tory until they came to the name Kinrade and that they made some remarks about going to the house when the men were away.and fright- ening the family by their threats of shooting. It- was when the. first witness and there were about 100 persons in the court including many physicians. By an order from the attorney general's department, yesterday morn- ing, the general public were debar- red and passes that have been -is- sued were cancelled. Mrs. Taylor of Markland St., wheo called "said she had noted a strange man with a peak cap in her yard about the time the murder toofc place. Mrs. Er- nest Kinrade testified to the affec- tionate relations between the mem- bers of the family and to hearing of Florence's various trips. She had heard of Miss Elliot. Mrs., Kinrade' said that she had made an engagement the night be- fore the murder to go skating with Ethel if .the weather was favorable. She had never heard any sion ;as to Mr. Wright's engagement to Florence, ylri conclusion she was asked by Mr. Blackstok: "You are1 HILLCREST MERCHANT DIED NIGHT T. A- McLean of Hillcrest, who is a well known merchant there died last .night of heart trouble after a brief illness. He was father-in-law of C. P. Hill, after whom the Hill- crest mine is called, and who1 is one of the principal owners of it. FORMER SENATOR DEAD Washington, D. C., April er TJ. S. Senator Wm. M. Stewart of Nevada died in the Georgetown Hos- pital here today following an opera- tion. The body will bft taken to Nevada on Sunday. MR. BACKS OUR OATS A Wyoming Farmer Makes a Big Wager J. A. JONES DEAD This -.morning the death took place j of John Ambrose Jones at his resi- dence on Cutbill street south. Mr. Uones came to Lethbridge last fall with the object of recovering his health. For a time he improved, but during the past few weeks he had been failing rapidly. For a time during his residence here the deceased was employed with The Herald as a operator. Fie was a particularly fine type of workman, a model operator, and loyal to his employers. As an" oper- ator he was said to have few equals and not any superior in Toronto, I where he resided before coming west. j He was a native of Wiltshire, Eng- land, but came to Peterboro, Ont., where his parents reside, when nine years -of age. He leaves to mourn i bis loss, a widow, two daughters, and a son. Mr. Jones was employed on the Mail and Empire, Toronto., for 22 years. His brother-in-law, Jos.-B. Dickson, of -been here .for'..several weeks. Omaha, Xeb., April NTa- tional Corn Exposition officers in Omaha have been notified by Col. J3. J. Bell, of La ramie, Wyo., that he has made a wager with western Can- adian farmers that his Wyoming farm would produce more oats per acre than any land in Western Can- ada. The wager is for cash' and the Xational Corn Exposition officials will judge the crops. Col. tel was condemned by a jury today Bell has for years made a'specialty J ,1 -i pav damages to the widow ARMENIANS BEING CUT DOWN Fanatical Moslems Do Not Cease jTheir. Attacks AUTO OWNER MUST PAY Halifax, N. S., April L. Mc- Donald, ma-aager of the Halifax Ho- of oats. At the head of Canadians who are backing: Alberta is Prof. H. Fairlield, -of Lethbridge, Alta. of Isaac Hutchins, who was killed by McDonald's automobile some months ago, the owner being in charge at the time. LONGBOAT AND SHRUBB j Toronto, Ont., .April Shrubb and Tom Longboat will rut) a fifteen mile race at Montreal on Mav 8th. I BIG CUT Vancouver, B. Fraser River IN LUMBER C., April Lumber Mill at New Westminster yesterday broke its ow and probably the world's record foi a cut in a single 'day. The total amount of lumber handled during the day .of ten hours was feet To Make'the Grass Grow The boulevards if the city are as- suming an appearance that is very pleasing to the citizens. A walk along the south side of Redpath St will give the citizens a good idea pi what the boulevards will look like when completed. There has been some curiosity as to how the city proposes to keep them watered. The.Herald, man ask- ed City Engineer Arnold about it. They will be watered from taps that will be just inside the curb in each block, the pipe being brought in from the" mains on the street. At first it will be slow work, as the water will have to be sprinkled on until the grass is strpng enough to stand a stream of water from the hose. After that one mail can at- tend to ten or twelve .lines of hose, and keep them going during tho night. Mr. Arnold says that the hose is ordered and some of it is here-. Ice Is Moving At Niagara Youngstown, N. Y., April situation throughout the entire length of ice jam in the lower-Niag- ara--River is this morning believed to--be. Binder control. At Lewistou, has'.dropped about twelve feet: from the time Wasting began un- .not able to throw any light on this j til this morning, and the ice kept the downward pace with the surface of the water. In spots where the cake was weakest, holes to thcdepfch of 20 feet are now visible. Of course tire rugged borders of the drift tecs tvhich threaten to demolish the vil- lage of Lewiston, are still anchored high on shore and will probably re- nothing at all." information you are withhold- "Nothing at all." Miss Nellie Erskine a young lady employed as milliner in Stanley Mills' who knew Ethel, Kin- rade, said she was positive Florence had been in the store the morning of the murder. Mr. Blackstock then asked Mrs. Kinrade to be" called and there was an expectant wait- for a minute or two but there was no response. Mr. Blackstock suggested that Kinrade be called at once aavn the crier's voice soundtd through th station to be interrogated -and was released later in the evening. While there is very strong evidence of a crime there are many peculiar circumstances in connection with the affair, which the police have not The winter wheat there is looking fine. There has been an abundance of moisture and the growth, will be very rapid with the warmer weather. R. A. Wright has just received a Universe Lighthouse clock. It is quite a novelty with nine dial faces, and besides giving the time at Leth- bridge will also give the correspond- York, Paris, Ber- Cape Town, Syd- I ney. Pekin and San Francisco. It is j made in Switzerland and is the first j of its kind to arrive in Western Can- ada. been able to explain aiKl which ren- der it most mysterious. According This is St. George's Day. English- j men ali over the world, and partic- ularly the St. George's and. Sons of England societies are celebrating the mond will assist in the "opening ser- vices. The Standard Garage Co. have started work on their new building on Wood street. It is 50x50, one storey with full size basement.- The ground floor will be used for storing oars while the basement will used 'or a workshop and a winter store- 'oom. They expect to have it finish- ed ready for business on June 1st. The Standard Garage Co. is com- posed of W. A. H. Link and W. Oliver, Jr., both local Lethbridge young men. to the .police the hypothesis advanc ed that the woman fell in a fit is'cvent- Thc Iocal disproved of bv the "fact'are a big that blood stains were not found I in St' Augastin's hall. requester! that all contestants be on hand at 8.15 in order that play may stains were not found elsewhere than on. the .bed, but on the contrary the wound has the Sons of England whist drive to- Tt is commence -sharp at 8.30. Twenty- falJ. against t.hc .sharp corner of piece of furniture, and" there was not a weapon found on the premises. There is no evidence of a struggle having taken place and no person was seen to enter or to leave the i four hands be played, and val- bc-iiig offered. Hon. A. B. Aylesworth and J. S. Ewart, K.C., leave for London next month and meet Minister of Justice housV during the afternoon by the'of Newfoundland to prepare Canflda- RitMlc family, who resido within 200 Newfoundland fisheries case for mission to the Hague tribunal. sub- Want Constables In Fear Of Strike Halifax, X. S.. April is fear of a. strike in the mines of the Dominion. Coal Company ami the a letter to the county council, of Cape Breton, asking the" swearing in of 625 con- stables in case of trouble. Action was deferred till tomorrow by the counciL The men who are expected to strike are the United Mine Worx- ers the W. A. miners will uot strike. BASEBALL At 10, 3, L Providence 392. At 250. Newark 061. At, 342. Jersey ity 4 8 L At game call- ed 12th inning 0 to 0 National At St. Louis 374. Chi- cago 7 10 0. At 493. Cin- cinnati 7 16 1. At York 8 11 3. Brooklyn 585. At 4 7 0.. Boston 041. American At 3 7 2. De- troit 160. At 4 16 2. St. Louis 6 12 2. At New 170, New York 10 9 0. At 060. Phila- delphia 160. LOOK OUT FOR THE FLOODS SOON We Will Have Them In June Calgary, Alta., April Ryan, of Winnipeg, president of Thomas Ryan Co., is in the city. "The city of Calgary will have a population of ten was the cheerful way that Mr. Ryan views the city's prospect in growing' line. Aldermun Watson says there is go- ing to be a flood this spring. This is oaiy a prediction but it is taken from the signs of time and also from the predictions of Redskins, and fur- ther still, in accord with the weather cycles of this country. He points out that the snow at present is be- ing held in the mountains. Usually it comes down during the present month. There is much snow in the mountains and it will start to conie down when the early summer -rains get busy. The Indians join Mr. Watson's conclusion ia- -announcing that the water, is going to be.'.high in June _ and July. A" mass meeting -of citizens inter- ested in the historical pageant ..for the provincial fair held in the rooms, of the board of. trade: last uight. The. meeting appointed differ- ent committees in each case, power being given ..the committees to in- crease its numbers for the pirpose of :onsuminating this feature ot the great exposition. A special train, .filled with immi- ;rants arrived in the city "yesterday from Montreal, being part of a bis batch of old country immigrants, which arrived in that city on the steamships "Tunsinian" and "Em- press of Britain." There were three hundred on the train and 'the C.PJl. ;lepot presented a -busy appearance all day, for a number waited -to. make their train connections for dif- ferent points in Alberta. TO EXPLORE AFRICA Ottawa, Ont., April Thompson of Portage du Fort, -one of the best known, rangers in the Ottawa :Valley has been' engaged by i British syndicate .to secure a staff of guides and assistants and proceed o and central Africa in. order o explore the country there and an account of its natural re- iource's.' in regard ,to. FREIGHT SHEDS AT REGINA Regina, Sask., April a re- sult of. a conference betwee-a the of- ficials of the company and the city council, this it was "inti- mated that the C. P. R.-iivill" imme- diately utart, the construction 01 .arge freeight sheds 'here, the build- ng to be erected- this year, to" be ivo-hundred feet long. BLAIRMORE Blairmore, April Andrew ameron- and Mr. Jack Foley, ot Holeman, ?anti Mr. Sam.. Beardr ot tf.ilicrest, spent Wednesday at -Blair- more the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fisher. Misses Foily Frayer- and Enid Miil- r journeyed to Coleman-on Tuesday ,nd spent the day with Mrs. Harry -liggins. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Drain have re- ,urned from an all .winter visit to he southwestern states. They are oth looking- exceptionally well ami eport a very pleasant holiday. Mrs. Edward Martin, of Frank, ormerly of Blairmore, will leave for England on Saturday. Mai- On, the .merchant, is erecting new-hardware store on the lot ad- oining his present place of .business. [ar On is to be complimented on his u.siness foresight. Now that the own, is coming to its own and ths ew mine, cement works and brick lants are well under way, -a hard- are store the best paying business in the town. Hitherto the, people of Blairmore were compelled to purchase their hardware at Frank or Coleman and get it homo the best way they could. A furniture storo here would be a very- successful ven- ture. Ilev. M.A., who is in charge of the western field of the Presbyterian church, will preach here next Sunday at 11 a.m. Joe Moreino has several teams and a gang of men at, work on the BCW spur to the mine. They have already made considerable lha timber is Already on the ground attd the grading is well under way. Work on the cement plant is pro- gressing very rapidly. Six carloads of machinery have arrived during the last two weeks. Severn! prospective firms are con- sidering -locating in. Blairmore. ;