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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP SEA Lelhbridge. Thursday. Angus! 15, 1012 Number Witnesses in Gambling Case Threatened With Death IF THEY SQUEAL Mass Meeting in New York Makes Strong Protest New Aug." doath if they revealed hi forma- lion regarding tlic rhvec men "liigli In tlie 'gambling scjindal "Hildfelo Hid Ilirry two of the Jack' 'Jioae, may prove to be recalcitrant wit nesses. The1 jinsonei's are con- fronted, -on ibo other hand; -by possi- ble Indictments charging them with "She nuirtler of the "'Hermini ,'Rosentlial, unless Hliey tell the whole truth. Tho two prisoners tried to de- termine tqiday. what pursue. Dictr let-Attorney. Whitman is let- itlug prisoners themselves de- cide altitude thcj will tike limes M Sullnan s eays that for some'Uiirie messengers Jrom those "higher. and from ct.j police inspectors, have, surrantf- tioiisly visited Viillon Webbo 111: cells, .and they might! Stell what they .'pleased about Lieut. ApgcKei, but if (they luioiined on the. ibig follows might it wtli nuKe iitvay with .themselves, as they would death later "Mr Sullhan said after seeing, District-Attorney Whir has uiacte d -.ase against iBLCker, and none of Beckei s emploj fts soem to a bans about Beck ci s situ if ion In fact, tbe> have sent to nose, Webber and Vallon to tbiow Becker to tKe wolves In the confession oC Bald J'tck iRoso as prepaied gambler for A CENTENARIANS DEAD Aug. Hos- sinti Drew. who. would have been 101 years old on August, ol, died yesterday at Helens- When :i girl of eighteen, ulie knew Sir Walter Another centenarian, Mrs. Anne Belfast, died yesterday at the aye of 111. She leaves a sister more than' 100 years old: 4 INQUIRY T9 BE OPENTOTHE PUBLIC Police is Likely to Last1 Two Days I nlcss ihcu is some change- in iLEitni an angtineiiti, the judicial iu-j 'estimation into Ihc charges, against, LhiLf frilltspic, begin Tuts LETHBRIDGE AN EXAM. POINT For Those Desirous ot Qualifying i'or Civil ice That Lethbridge may be established as a centre where civil service exam- inations may be :tahen was the sug- gestion thrown out 'today by Prof. Adam Shortt of tlie Civil Service Coin- mission, who arrived In the city this morning. Professor Shortt is malting his re- turn trip after having travelled through to the Pacific Coast, and d-e- .cided to come to Lothbridge to look into the matter of establishing an'ex- amination-point for the service here. During the morning he met R; P. Wallace and other members of the School Board, and arranged a moot- ing -for two o'clock, when it. was prac- tically decided that Lethbridge would be added to the list points where civil service examinations.may be.tak: ei> in future Calgary and Medicine Hat ,are the only points 'where one may take civil service said Prof. Shortt in ah interview with the Herald, "But while f was on mj trip I thought that it would he well to stop over here, and make arrange ments with the Schcol Board for "the holding future. LOOKS BETTER FOR MAN IN CASE Developments in Poison- ing Tragedy in Ham- ilton Hospital DROP THE FREE TOLL FOR AMERICAN SHIPS Congress Conference Committee Comes to an Agreement Hamilton, Aug H connection with the dt Uli of Hose Siiepe at1'the City Hospital on Sun feature has de- Uriah Washington, Aug. M. An agree men I on "the Panama Canal'Bill was reached bv the conference committee :il the House-and Senate today b; which free passage is denied to "Am an ncd ships engaged in foi FISHERMEN GO DOWN Itf A STORM, free ot tan d.i> eicmiK i new feature has de-'Urials luing admitted thit tends to uirthei dccjen to the 1 niUd States And ihc Inter UIP imblen It is that Mis Htuce, Lta'e Lomtmrir Commission is of thu man detained bj the po-1 ICL on j nominal chargt iier two sistcft ind inothei girl who nsited io up anj comhmatioi Irs; Bruce" at -the hospital :lead gul, ('id not, _at with the K io the which it finds are not I'or the public good. lectors, at an> time of tlit exhibited Vln liow icfore hir death P igi r acting morrow and it In nodical superintendent of the liU ije s ibject to some lospitil, uho was nrsi to utcudthe ieait girl yjii' hei stated hat none oi the girls anv The conference, agrcejnent will bt reported to the Mouse and Senate to- it believed tint it will opposition before it is agreed to. In dropping out the Senate amendment giving tree, pass- age to American ships engaged in for- eign trade the conference committee tlici had paitaken ol ilic cantU fnet the opposition of those hat supposed to hue turned [sidcicd this a direit uol.ition of the Rose death, the mtdical men ireaU with Cneat Biitain evidence of illness but upon learning of the examinations here in I-think it is always well to have the school authorities in charge 'of the local' no chanc airangements then foi anj there political Distilct Vttpiney Whitman, and piint ed tins morning Rose s spell and punctuation, Rose declares ithat Becker had decided to kill Rosen- Ihil himself if oUiera had not done the work After the dei Rose says he ,mct a'ppointment aiear tiie scene-oE-tUe-Jtllling: In his confession Hose sajs 1 op cned the conversation by saving Mj God Charlie, this is honid Theie be-----to pai What is the matter? .Don't worry. Leave all thit to me f asked Have >ou seen and he 'sard: Tee, I saw the squalling I would of td to take my knife out md cut a piece "of bis tongue out, hang it on the-----building as a warnuu to pos f u tine sritfealleis' He said ell 1 ed the trouble doing it nnself He aaid 'I became tucd rafting for jou fellows to get tlie gang to do it decided tonight to do it nij self f asked him how 'Well he said afrei I leU Tack Sul I instructed auto to -drhe the (Aletropole and to slow down without stopping I mtendsd if Rosentlial there {.o take out nn gun and awn> at bim and then tell Otto i to keep going but he waan t there a Well what about these fel lows'7 said 1 will tike good ,caie concerned To Webber, he said See that those fel get monsj enough to get out of mounng at ten o'clock before j 1 Judge It be A public m- 'pr0f Shortt eating lunch Mbtigition, and the general opinion the Herald man uag talking to binf, hut that'did not deter the reporter from facing ihe noted political'ecop: ouiist, with a despatch that he was liable .to leave the civil service commission and take the presidency 'of the British Columbia University. ;The, professor laughed a> he read the .item, and said there .was nothing in it 'While I was'in .British Columbia, of those connected it ib that it will last about two days. I heie ua'j little oi no discussion, of the matter at the spe- ci il nkelmg CiU Solicitoi Bali made his icpott there which IK. asKed oil make to the pojiec 13 putlihg' vclopmenf the police find themsehta be Allowed at sea and until the, itouit of thejllold ualpr lincs to sanction sucli anahsis ol the stonneh is reeencd from Toronto it he Known what caused Ihe death Dr Rcnnie, coroner in clwrgr of the in quest was spoken the h "unon ered circumstances of the bers "of the government on certain matters, -concefniiig government stat- istics and somehow that e the press the idea tha't r was thinldng.of leunng irom the commission How ever, is'nothing at thejire.: sent time. Nor is there anything ,to vumqr that I am not getting along with mj colleagues in the com mission. So far as the government; service is concerned, f find the. really hie men o-" tins eminent just a; fair as the leaders in the last, and an; rumors about my -leaving the at this time are without foundation. Prof. ShoTtt. left this afternoon to continue his eastern pourney flown; -say; 'about a Uollarfai which will l them which said untm.; the to "the judicial enquiry j had occasion to meet certain mem uithdrcjv his opposition, and allowed the motion to hold a jullicnl emium before Judge to pass unani moush f he ml boin[ things which j lead me to believe rthat this investi- gation will he one the niobt start- ling things of the said iioth pii ties in the- cstigauon ire iiiMOiis j'but boAh seem confident of thi, ouiCjnie able witness will be called anil if the igation is completed m two it he the van leas.1 tune in it will b'e> possible -for the Judge tq lit ir the 'cast I hit the unesti Cation will be pub he so fir as the city is concerned vis. gleaned this njoining in the Her ild uom icliable ''authorities, Press icpiescnt itivi s will be piesent dur .whole unless some ob- jrclion is entered bj tlie (.hief's coun- sel Ihe ciU not ask that ft be leld -behind closed doors. "The cost w I'lfl borne the siul Maj 01 Hatch "I do net hink it -vull be'tcrv heau A'mtei is allow ci per for conducting tlie and witnesses t'io demand their fpe1? will be paid t the uaie of per tiav On the 01 -hidgc iidt to thr cjimcil in the stomach pump on all of hem as a p.recautionarj measure This puts an entireiv different coif the case as the girls claim the same camh that M'ss Ziepe die' 'In tlie lace ui this de Practically' all of the force uf the Bourne railroad amendment attached to the biU "i the senate was i clamed bv conferees. It was to give the Interstate .Commerce Com mission the -right to determine whe- freedom from ill i of the otii cr guls and he offered a suggestion that Miss Ziepc dieii from ormnar, causes bi ought on the comul TWINE FAMINE AT MEDICINE HAT police commitlec will fie would which makes from] hung in thnr recommendations as to the IOT puisne in connection All Prisoners the snsllendcil olhccrs New Aug. Before a Jury ef prominent men, with Daniel I roll Ihe foreman, all the prisoners, iwitb tbe exception, of 'Ueill, Beckoi in the murder of neiinan iKosentbsl; tbo gambler, were arraign- today before .Fine burg, for the formal.Inquest into ihe mur- der. The reqneat of AsBistaut Dis- trict-Attorney -Frank Moss said tbat "a oracticHlly. complete-case lias boon made out against all the .defendants iby the Grand Jury now in session. The -hearing was postponed until August 22 (Continued on page S) ffr BOTHA 1 MADE GENERAL JlN ,BRITISH ARMY London Vug 14 d George 'toda> appointed Right .Louis Botha. Pro- inter and Minister, lure dC the Union of South Af- rica, 3. honorary generni of the Brltisla army TO MAKE BROOMS AT THE JAIL What lo do-wltirtlio Inmates of the provincial jail during the winter TiionUis has, for a been one of the problems which Don. A, .f. NcLoan has been ''trying to solve. Mr. McLean is in the city today and believes he. found the solution for the problem. A .broom- factory may ho 'established at -the jail to bo In working onieij lion1. MnLean has not .completed the ;'del alls', of: the scheme by. any found that tlio In- dustrv iiould bp-applied at Ihe jail and a shorj timp ha to, be able lo make a full announcement, During the spring 'there a rumor (hat a "woollen, mill cstablidlied at the jail, and the govern- ment inade offers to. the city the wooilSii mil! machinery at that' time. Howcrnr there' were too many oh- lo overcome in introducing such Tin industry where nearly-all the me shoit term men and A b) oon 11 factory fiimllj decided on i Sledlcine Hat, Aug. sum total'of binder twine In Medicine for sale today-is about, thirty pounds nnnj thousands ot pounde of twine were asked foi but none was forthcoming aaii the orders bad to be 'turned aroimc here 'are. in-the same, posilioiv ant many of them are wiring orders into the Hat which cannot be filled. '..Tho nmjoiifj of the are opinion that theie is no SLaicit) of twine in Winnipeg and at thn h of the Great -Lakes, but. think .the C. P. R. -are to blame in the matter however this does not appear to he the case, "as when'twine has been ship- ped It has come in small quih titles a cuload as eaoiij' been shipped The situation is looking "particularly bad. Enough twine, it is estimated has 'been sold to cut about one-fourth of the crop in the district and most of tlie deal- ers have not a pound left, while.the others have, so small quantities that it is note worth while bothering with. Farmers are .beginning to view the mailer in a very serious- light, aiiO many are now delaying their ciiHing account, of the shortage of twmn, although theii crops are ripe. CARROLL GOES UP FOR TRIAL Aug. Carroll, who. was'remanded on Monday, was brought before Magistrate Lay ton F. Annable and Sergt. Hobertt gave evidence, and accused wai committed to itand trial before a judge. J. H. Prowse Is-proiecuting but accused was not represented by couniel, and .re- served his Bruce Hamilton, Aug... -The police have beeri.unable to .locate any. drug store .where strychnine has been purchased recently, and have -thus, been com- pelled to abandon the most important .to !.-tlie poisoning of -Jliss Rose the little gul who was hj death shortlv after par taking of candies given :to: her by the Tames who is held in custody open develppments. Inspector Campbell of the elocal bureau maae this announcement today and H is hinted that Biuce be allowed to depait the next few dijo It 11 that Zeippe girl died of natural- causes rind that the othei girls at the same time .were ill because of the application of the sto mach primp the iloctoi-s usei when their companion died ownership when it was in the public interests. British Press Opinion I imdon, Vsig Vr> he I ondon pr conlinubs ,to discuss-, the Panama tanil Bill The Uaih rapine this morning 'says 'Ihc ot tieities is i dou- ble-cdgtd w capon w Inch in ihe end must lo-as much haiui 4o those who use it as to those against it is uscdl jThe theory-that because Uie P-Hiami Canal is AtiiLifcan propcitj us owners can do as thuj like with it, iriespet-tjxe of UcaU obligations embodies a principle which might be I clsewheie with disastrous et- fect to, A'mer-ican The LUilj Kews reieinng to the suggestion1 that the Sunatc would not arbitiation on tlie disputed SALE OF PROPERTY ON FIFTH STREET Lethbridge property moie thin a popular bu> outside and during the past few months a Wige imount o" capital has been nnested in the citj bj men from England and ill parts of Canadi Until; driven by the facts should -'not of crediting the scnatie .witli a desire to do anything so to inttrnauonal 01 so injurious to Hie mine of ihc United State? on page S) HE WILL BE AT THE CONGRESS Bilbao, Spain, hundred and nineteen Spanish fishermen, belonging jilo this port, lost their by tlie sinking of fourteen boats in a terrific storm, The hurricane caused immense damage in the coast towns. LETHBRIDGE IS TALKED ABOUT Mayor Thorpe, of Guclpl Good Impression oJ City I ethbndgc was Geo Ihoipc, wiie and littk laughter from friitlph, Ont Majoi 1 horpc is the chief magistrate of one of the leading municipal ownership cities of Ontiirio and he is MAGRATH OUT AFTER BIG PRIZES Will Make Strong ing at the Lethbridge Fair Magraih, is com-' nig strong to the I ethbrUge cxhibi- lion niAt week, and 11 the Garde i cvlnbitoi-, an defeated by their l' 'opponents it will le because thej have V V I r _____the hi'sl stulT that lias ever been, seen; n> tins portion of the prounce 'lire Miglath s are going in to and tlici believe that tnei have the mo'S to ilo it At least, tlnv liiuntain i Missouuan attitude at the tune Ihe entiles 101 the fair closed ics- anil there was a Igcl those piccious letters in the post loince before the postmaster tmishSd his dai s woiK all got there, 'anil thlb nomine, a lot ol let- ters addressed to J fiom s niobt piogicssue tar- mus, were earned in tlie i nail bag I'arlcv larkr ihe well known truck gatdencr is determined to that magnificent cup foi the second time 111 won it last easv and has full confidence in his hsplav thib tea son It exceeds ni that, ol lAst This cup ib ofiered lor the'Jebt cotle t'on of eairirn stuff on exhim through tin. Wcit picking up hints a ,umdred ,d, lars ML irlcr pioud oi the Iropln, anil Mamalh Hishcs him jll kinds ol success this Teal Ml Caller also made a numhei ol entries, ahout ten in .ill V distinct feature this jear uiH he L hoimtimi display ol apples from e Garden Vo less than fne B.ive oHtorcd this fruit T his season has heen parlvtfu larli to Ihe growth of pies and crabs, and as fine apples anione could lor have heen pro- of H mining lull, i couple of duccd w oaicat liall llle mning shifts and a sutured col ec- Qf seeing of frame houses coloring a lot nrtcrnoon LtQp o( T if space am ROing with ,111 Hogetlici different idea When I stepped off the train j estenlaj after- rom the.'grov.-ing cities cities )f importance grou in a decade lie- lias just icturncd fiom the coast and s T ethhiidgc for a to meet some ol the Guelph old M'IO located here i j 'Me are hearing ihout Lethbridge1 these in the cast, hut I must faav I expect we hear more about it in the >ears to sajd in an Ihc llci- ald this morniui; I came to with fhe pii turc in m) mind PLANT BREEDING -EXPERT COM- INC WEST ON AN EXTEN- SIVE TOUR noon, and saw tins bcant ful park and j vide paved streets, and eudence oi on ovcrv hand, Lethbridge lock rose considentfilv in nu cstlnia ion. 1 o n-i mind I ethbndge has In lire which fen cities can boast of of the cities I have usitcd have oal at then >loois as I ethbndgehas th a rich tanning community and a ttcmendous coal mining distuct to supph, thue can be no doubt that Lethbiidge mil giow vvondclfullj in the next few veais iMaior T horpi was muJi mtuiested in Lethbiidge s municipal utilities and spent the morning with Snperm t-endent Reid of the .electrical depnrt- the apple crop of It leallv ng Tllev ivictc lirgc and solid, and llnott off the leil old apple odol apples weie all thai could be desucd and all of them weie in one stage Of ripening or another Mr Pisw was confilent that the) would all full) ripened had thej re- in lined on the tices but ho picied them foi various reasons This is taiuiblc pioof that apples can In1 sue ccssfull) produced in Southern Al- bert i, md that too in commercial quantifies, for Mr Passev had bliggj almost fillet lie is enthusiai tic over the ciops of iruit, and diets a bright [utun for Magrath ai an ipple glowing section Mr Pjissev will also show some oi his Iioulirv as well oh some gram and idnn Seed Cnouers' association an Knglish'investor bu- fllialed tha Department of Delf coinpleied _comes 'the, owner of Hfty-'feet ol' Fifth street property In Block 54, The price; :paid- wag Prank Coons of [be property GENERAL BOOTH'S CONDITION .Lomlbn, Aug. is no improvement in General Booth's condition, Avhich con- tinues to cause grave anxiety, he has made menl I ast evening he was I Mtfon Ottawa, T" th, Plant bleeding expeit of the ,OTdJ of th., park sv stem Inch has been w--kpcl hcsc arp ill of supenoi out m vears Magralh ioom up GOT WHAT HE DESERVED j >n ftult department ot the I'ort fair O llara was semenced (o two j nii ricultuvc, lef.t -for an extended tour of the tonight Ihe piriicular oh lect oi his is lo arrange for the more extensive cultivation of differ- ent grades of produced from ihp blending of the seed plants Ihe Miifqms which .1 000 is the. besfwheafin'tiie world, was the result of such breeding antl this is me of the grades it is lo on- coi'ragt Mi delner a srncs of Icdutos and altend the s-inll on a gill of ICEJ than The penalu is all thai is allotted the law BOYLE TO In (be other classes the Giulen i nt (iirms arc sending (hen blooded inimals, md in limsp cattle and sbe-p clasps, tuii Ma- .j. PRINCE OF WALES TO VISIT CANADA London. Aug. storv is revived today that the TJrince oi" Wales and Prince 'Albert of Wales are' to visit their granduncl-e, the Duke of Conna light in Canada next summer. It is said, further, that they will he in charge of tutor. Mr. Hnnsell. .and it is expected the visit will last about a month. While there is no apparent impossi bilily in such a visit, ft is ex- trcmely.'unlikely that any definite arrangements have al- ready been made. Oij I am mi, in October; at I cthhridge i THE, U. S. CONSUL WAS MURDERED Bogota, Colurrtfiift, Aug. The Investigation into the death of Wm, B.'McMa.ter, the United States vice-coniul 'at Cartagena, whoie body, riddled, with gunshot was found a few outside of that city on Monday, has proved without doubt that he was mur- dered. No clue ,as to the perpetrators pf'the crime, which was committ- ed Mr. McMaster was on a hunting trip, have been discover- Hon. .lolui li; Boyle, Minister of Kducavioii. hag consented'to lay the corner stone.of the new training school on Wednesday next, August 23 prath ppople will be comi-ft' lois In the poultn departjnent Ihfv will also tij conclus'ons Lne STONE finciers eit thr 1 here will be a record breaking from it ihe big ex- Million not onh of the voung peoplf who go mainh for pleasure, but of Ihe farmers who attend because oi the educational advantage it offers I It is rcallv the farmers' day BIG BISCUIT MERGER IS POSSIBLE Stratford, Aug 11 Conicctme as the possibility Of a biscuit Mrraer jhas been set alloat by tha latest ab- sorption of a competitor of the Moon cv Iliscuit and Candy company of .SlraUonl anil Winnipeg. This com- pany just bought out the plant and business of the Lang Miinuffiotiir ing company of Montre.a.l, one the oldest and larccsl bisciiit concerns in Canada. A little earlier .in the year the Muoney company the business of Smith and Sons, Vancou- vei and a pieuous purchase icsnlfert in the acquiiement of a large biscuit concern in Winnipeg. .Mr. W. .1. Mooney, who has befll csidrnt of the companv sine: Its or- in 1102 denies the merger storv lint uilnits the absorption ot r thei tonceins lie declares thai Ihe idia of the string of factories aerost the ceintirenl is to 'rcsh histuils in each secliont iictcnoration rn ;