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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 3, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TWELVE PAGES Dm-mbiT 3. liUtf CK.YD.S. Xumber MO GIRL WNIY FIVE KILLED IN She Takes a Thousand Dollars of Real Money Out oi ThiiCily HAD TO HUSTLE But Made a Clean Get-away at ihe Man Lands Big Sum, Too According lo the finding of the Henderson Company, verified hy uo Scrutineer Coidnillteo il by tho candidates tliu rizes are awarded as follows: First prlj Which Swept Through a Cheap Boston Lodging House HUNDRED ESCAPED Building Was- Located in Heart of the Tenement District Boston, Mass., life. fu- inen were killed (u i fire which swell through tho floors of 'the cadia hotel, a lodging house in south end, early today. LIVELY INTEREST IN MUNICIPAL CAMPAIGN Vlt. Adams Meets Charges Against his Civic Adminis- tration ol 1911 GRAVITY SYSTEM Pearson Talks on Our Water- works Requirements-Aid. Hamilton's Suggestions GOES SUPS Claims fie Falks One Way and Acts Another on Moral Matter BUMPER CROWD Campaign sjjarJis tomlnued at the meelhig in HeeUvood 10 jiy school last liiglit, u-ht'ii Candidates i'earsru. Others ate JAdairiE and Hamilton n-viuvvtd thci Harksr, of Cardston, Scores injured jump- [platforms and set rorlh their claims votes. iroin -.rinuows and oU'.trs suRexcd i Cor the suffrage ot the electors i: Second prize, 1m. H. Htndley, of Magrath, votes. Third prize, 1lss Verta Pickcl, of Lethbi-idge, votes. Fourth prize, has. Wcitlty, Of Lethbrldge, votes. fifth prt7.o, 1100: '-t- Mayme McMahon, of Barons, votel. Slsth prize, Ethel Runny, of St. Kilda, 425, 775 votes, Sereoth prfca, M. E. Simpton, of Frink, 331.6B5 Votes. Eighth. E. Armstrong, of Lethbrldge, voiei. XinIA prize, 525: 1 IUp .Oborne, c.t LethbrWge. VOtei.- Tenth prize, r SalnsbOry, of B.C., vote i. tal vole For the t, y collected during, tfoo iveefc end. severe burns. Nrarly aU the bodies ivwe burned and iniitilated, making Identification impossible. Tlie victims weie. men" in poor i-ircom- staiiccs, iiad resorted to tlie place lor a night's lodging. Caught in the crowded luinks fin. tho lop election which Is drawing so near. The titt'wlauce vag not M thai co.jld lie expected, and it ctilcd that the meeting h j In Cent- ral school under llic of tlic Women's Civic Ckib Iiait drtvvii would imve rtcer.uc-J tile Fleetwooij meeting. Mr. I'earEou. candidate for iho ofHco floor ol the fire storey brick buildbp ot commlssloner of and in tlic small rooms on the fourth pirS( ne Heard the Minister Candidate at Length Wilh Social Evil Cutliticrt Atkin, candidate for couiiuLEEloneiv held a meeting of hts own lust niglit In Ijall and attracted trowJ. There many questions ami tuiue els eHscussaU liardly genuine Iu the campaign, but there 'was a lol of Sood liot stuff tooj .dud the" caodldcile had many friends; lie Uvei-cti a regular "slizlcr" of a sptetli oh evil and there was cei- fatnly 3to wincing ol words. The funny part of It all.was llial iliv can- didate incurred-the hostility of a wo I raitn who apparently didn't "think he. Ladies Query Candidates About .ihe Great Inconvenience it Causes Them DELUGE OF QUESTIONS About Meiers, Waler Supply, Social Evil and Oilier Inter- esting Mailers Masked Bandit Entered Bank During Luncli Hour, While the Manager Was Alone and Took a Package Wilh Ten Thousand Dollars MANAGER ATTEMPTED TO RECOVER THE MONEY Bandit Drew Gun and Killed the Banker at Rear of the. Bank Occured at Plum Was Wei! Known and Highly Respected floor, tlicy were lielpless.' they aroustd the were in flames, and mad nwli for the fire escapes at the rear. Viac- ticilly all the men were were rtscwJ by tie firrmcn aid po- lice. Some, escaped -by walking a shaky plank stictcheO to an ailjoining liuiWing or hy.juoiprng across a Ike foot alley to neifililqriiig 'roofs. Tlic 'prof utv loss 'is nhout 'I'hc 'ArcadEa'y'as.'iocited tbe corner, ailtl .I.acouia suuts: Th'e liiwer 'floors occu- utility's, [liar! propounded a1 sufficient cure for that' one of the fcconomlcVanscs there liad Fame mi sunders land- ing In regard to his position 011 tiio place advocates a In the ..-Hirst definite" policy hefore wny work is alleinjiied. No money should be spent "until siich a polity hail beVm framed, and when It was definitely decided uyou, H shouM lie carried out according to that pro-" gram and no other. Mr. Pearson is the originator of ihe dual pumping so far.p-s Jjeilibrhlgi? is con- cerned, lie started. Jus-campaign as n clia-mjuQU of the water v.'orka situa- tion, and every.other candidate liad taken it up subsequently.. U the originator of the prize'tor the -most) Tho fiw apparently' started in hadn't he come out with-it. hallway close to the slteei door. -The to tho-dest of "our Wo investigated itc :under kept night clerk, there were 178 lodgers fn the building n'hen llw fire was ilis- Aftw in the first place, instead of util'it tiatl been set forth as a.plauk i Pearson's platform The _'Waler- orkK department hail been the -bur- den beater in the past. JTc had seeii this, aud determined to chain plan. IU fturfj. He wan. tho first niaojn Uip d find Ho records y to Verily. W. A; HEXDERSON C.A. D. H. ELTOK. S1MPSOX, Commutes A1U., Dec. 1913. The Herald'g Subscription, contest Its final stage last evening .n the counting votes and the [tidgfug of prizes took place, in tlio _ office, Acadfe' Block. V group ot expectant candidates emblcd to thru result, for the nner in which the campaign bad no cluo to ihe iner ol tho big prize. With the idiiiE fn of Iho. final lists of suh- R matter conjecture and until the adding onino ctickctl out the numbers randirtatea rind reason to hope- that riarrt work and perseverance turning m an ..iju lo ,Benllon tUe tic imi.ding, awakening the nirn.wilh his shouts. The top" floor wns .one large room cots and bimkH, Oti the fourth floor, where the loss of life thirty tiny rooiny-lfrc cells, ivitli [cots in each. A halfway ran through the ccntte- Nearly rill ol oc- cupying rooms iu tliP- .front of the building-petfafcoil: .The men in the rooms" opening-qh lhe fire M-j (il Ul" cape, had locked 'their doors to suuendcr and the llu-y went lo hod art) those the Ilucrta dictatorship dual system of 51- thc namely, the low wages paid girls. was the motli- of. girls who. go joiit to work asd was caiislic in her criticism or wages paid- by stores and W domestic ter- vice. The Uiscucs ion .covered a witfu range of economic sublets. Arthnr Held and J. P. Hamilton Veie by- one man Tor an order clothing out of Iowa to Montreal, The critic said, he employed liauds aifrf teudei'jd at aud the .voiH-.-ft-as entjo Montreal for'ln.SO. t A'tklu" went Mayor flordle whom ciiargt'l oriler- police to leave the at the iibinl slpno T.'bile. breattuug fo the-public being In favor ol a clean city. Here aiv EOICC dl Mr. Mkln's points: a week salary is uoi a siri any margin to live and endangers her to Ucld unfler the auspices ol the Wo- men's Civic Club, (fiat Central school last nigiu was act ;L suc- cess, (he attendance small. Uut U was ai] iiilertstins tntellrjg ntver- C. Ivcs, nho presided, diJ not huve the pK-acuro ol pulling tJio nine candidates through sccii a c.ifj- cliisrn the mayoralty candi- dales were heard, Hnt the candidfites liad (lut-siions to oi them, pointed ones too. They couldn't uae jiersunaliiies iu making Iht'ir an- swura either. They wfcrc strictly In- formed of that fact wlicu Invited (o address meeting. As the questions and answers were essence of tiie meeting are iivcn Lelo-.v in their entirety. Question No. 1 Ace you prepared to support the mayor so far as it .ties in your povjtr 'n.a policy of cleaning out the seflregaled district and of keeping down vtce In all forms? April in council it was-moved by Aid.- King, fccor.ileil hy Aid. Suse, that jiouses ot iil fame be removed from the city lim- its as they are a menace .to the. .city and a bad example to .our children" -1- .Mayor Jlatcii, Uownian, Vrnf- ne and That's my antv.-fer to that question, .will not at iiie moment, pledge myself unless our rhlef of police can sale r vot I'lum (Vjlee. Man., pee. M. i speed. has ic-en recovereJ, Arnold, uianager ot iho ilauli of ft 's therefore concinded that tha here, uas shot dvad in co3J Muod at noon today, in a courageous lallr-nipT to intercept a masked ?ov oi mon- hMing n tho bluffs uear by. A ni o! rl's bo ily was louud by '.h 1 juuior baiiy clerk on return lunch. Ha had been Ehot t'nroogh th-j ey miniated at He was sfcot- down hi the lano in iho rear.of 1 bani, v.-hynco he liaj followed the The buttdlt, 'v e'.'S ard who waa Falso was alone, tho othc-r GUI ijees liaving gouo to lur.nli. In his Imrry, lobber dropped one oT kages of money, which has sli seen returned to the bank. Ttio bar.dft, whoso appear- anco and demeanor showed Jiira to a man of character, first igld the ptroiirietor of thu local antl forced him at tho point of the gun to hand over thu car. --o then r-racce-ded direct to the bank, where a largo shliimsnt of money had been Eehl from Winnipeg for grain buying ed light in. What happened inside person knows. How tho banl; naser, managed to reach .the lanj at lhe back ol the bank is a .mystery. Jor the hack door was foiinfl _to be locked. The tiandit is .rcimrtPii .to h south at a hight rate of giitird'the rcsidcnllbl {lislrict, tempi at ten to supplement It in athvned against AM. King's mctlon in lf'10 on Page because I- had not been shown {Continued on head, and n Oocfor who made an ex- amination stated tliat ho must bava ditd Instantly. K is suited that Rchcol children heard IQO shot lired. From tho position of tie fccJy iu ttia lano, there can bo little doutot tlm tiie bandit turned and fired when he w himself pursued.. H Is lifceir that he threw up his hands.when covered in tbe bank, and was obliged to sub- mit to sjeelRg the money laben frotit the gafe which was wide open Wife a Brandon Girl ilrandon. Man.. Dec. ArnoM is well ttiown In Brandon, having ?iv- ed thero several years. Hig wife Miss Grace Todd, of JJraiiUon. In DrantJon, he acted as accounlaul at the Union flank, and left thero" about, ono years ago_ lo take up tbe position as manager erf the bant at Plum. CoJlee. Tie was n vestryman and a> very active vortcr. in .St.. Mary's' Church at Ho has no children. His father and. mother resiUu in Sussex, X.n., near St. John, aud vlellc'd Win in .Brandon; Tlo ivr.s man .of fino.character, and vorj' well ilhed by all who Knew bJm. INDIANAPOLIS YOUNG MAN SHOT IN BY THE TEAV.STERS' UNION Juarw Sfex. Dec- oners by the rebel's general, Kran-jMercado, ie 'f Mexican federal loiia) sent J.iorc tehcUjiu the 'to ftl.teinpl lo ujlMcepl.them: Indianapolis, Dec. of the Tenmslcr Union which has heea Ion stcike here since midnight Suu- isiirter iftdklmcni relumed brgan a coaccrtrd tfioil- today court ICI 1'aso to- t0 employers In sign a tentative -the u-ere unable to fire escapes. has been A General Mcccadu nntl stall, whose. dcEcrtipu of Chihuahua ar.d OFOTCO never was aireslert. statements that he no motvc.v lo (clay, for .violation of the neutrality agreement bimling for tea days. The J law. is out vill hr and raped with bruises. bring the expected big reward. .t S o'clock precisely th0 TrUh-Mr. 15. C. GUlan of W.J'J' lOersoti A Co., chatttrofl ncconnt- T, in cUnrge, I'oliw MagEslrate f- 33'mbollcal of Uw .incl order, .iSh in his unofficial capacity, was sent and with Mr. Slrapson ot nft, acted as a committee of acmt- ?ra. With Olr. Uyco Cuo contest Mrs. Dyoo and Hie ropre- of tho Herald, thcfo formed Interested and cur- EipcotntorK nierifaffy trying to ird a'guess at tho name III head iJio poll of votcF. Thoug- capped by Uioso reaching ntilllon (his hcnlen by exceeding n million, antl furtlicr cd. by those over the million half, declaring Miss Iloao bankrupt and is now unable io and taken thence to San nets were quickly stretched by its soldiers. The simultaneous arrest the river JHucrta's uoulrl resr.H, as n matter o( course, would tre yet struck at- federal prestige, jsured union conditions find In tfow of I'rovisfunal President! Fewer persons ueic on the srrrts wages. tl-c firrmen "and inany vttt rescued, citation nt other federal sUorigholtls iiifitlcr a ruling ol of War I manner.. Others laten1 north is believed to he. -tfic iflaivison. 'ladtlcis ivith'lhe flames svcep- result 'ol a concerted decision io ing ahout them. The intense heat; soon drove tlic firemen from their, ladders and ntaOc il necessary tn' fighl tlic. fire 'from street and Irotn tlic elevated raiE- u-illi Ihcir troops intend 'to seek latr an allncfc hy ihe rrhcts. ivay Mriiclutft in front llic fouiM- rrfugn in tbc I'nilcrt SHalts ahPastiiM atul (Icncra! Joso the gcncrat are suhor- alrp.ndoii of dificers, about feAtrnl ico iJioldiers and more than a thousand that lhe "seven- fciletal Tropic of lhe wciillhier class of. Chi- generals s one seat, in-' chiding Foil Saskatchewan, 'ihe Slr.tthcona run soalh antJ include 1'cinoka. Vfrlofia, rcprosonlcil by Mr. I1., remains: unchanged. Tlip Wqtnn-rlglit district is tlictcn- !re of ji group including all ritorv Iroin J2, cost to tlm. KnE, "if !n jiiuitlcr of rc-illsltlbudon, llif dis- ,nns arc umlcrstoorl u, l.rrr, 1 u.h MJs (or arrfsi o( Jlrs. tmaie- j s j_Watct k.-n 1 suited in olmcst every dislricl.. liiif I'atiMmrM, the uiilHartl '.vrj c !ti is "fii'ilfr, nn hrr arrival korf (torn wilt-o Kotoil tic l-nilcd Klalcs hoard Ilir. Ma-j tlic Hrazos ri.rr nood passed all "but'lh jwtli- tonlghi.- wtef ft w'nsidcration Of" the propbral tin. A force c( suffrasotlc.s, undet (tie vcc -avc '_ jlKll, was no ]OS1 nostpriucd until Senator Loughcfil commanJ of "Ocnffol" Mrs. Klorajlifc. jar.ii lion. Arthur Mci'ijlicn are in liruiniiioriil. be, ijn tlw spot ready] Folifenien and firemen worked all :ca'. in tut tlicir tenter's gc'lifS me" awl .vroirirn- anil ,.i .u '-r, i -rt, iCtiiltlrcn safely oiil ol Kast- I'Hmo-Jth. r.Tig.. Deo. chiet I- J? TJiy niaui business consiahle at confirmfd Waco May was a (ro reporl.tlwl Mrs. 1' fs to lie jcnil ,to'enil.-llusinejs. houses and arrested, lie- hpcnl'tlit- day in tlic lireprsl uart nf ih'e ins .in force .to prevent an Imt fmnr. ol attempt at inilitr.iu -m (0 sultraRCltes. riw of the DEATH OF W. T. WHITEHEAD Frfderlctoa. Der. Tariioy PX'AI.P.K. ono'ol Iho knOM'ii men in tho J'rovlnc-f, Is Afiil In Ills slxty-2MOml jcsr. Hi. wr.s .Mi authority anil (iriiciinciii In tfif Alex' further !ritil.5r Gibsoit'o InmlierJiig aiid railway ;