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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. PAGES Lethbridge, Monday, December 5V1910. IVumber 3ti! PAH M 11TPI 1 ITPIITrn FOR MANSLAUGHTER Result of Coroner's Inquest at Sweet Grass-- Admitted Striking Mack in Drunken Row "..Sweet Grass, Dec. three sessions'of the coroner's jury oh as many different 'days, and the'examina- t-ion of 10 people summoned as wit- nesses, the array of coun ty officials the six men-ap- pointed to investigate the cause of death, of Chris. who. was found in the ante-room at the back door- of the afternoon, reached' .the conclusion --t-his morning the deceased his death by'a dislocated neck caused, directly or indirectly by a .blow: on the head or an autopsy, County H. Bateman testified that three distinct, bruises about the face of .the and .-one oh ..the chest, about over the In "addition "there v.-as a .scalp, ground, on ,the back of the head" the skull, however, showed no signs of fractured; Dr. Batemah-further testified that, ia his opinion, none of the wounds were the the but anyone, if de- livered when the deceased uan's-ho'iy was- in "a relaxed condition, might Jiave caused a shock sufficient to stop heart's'action, pr-possibly caused the dislocation1 of.the-vertebrae tA the neck. -The doctor it-was reasonable to suppose that the rlislo- catipn had been caused .by a'fall su'ltitigyfroiri a sudden _blow; ad -that thte wound back ot the head rwas --received' by contact' -with some; ground, John'and-, Tom, Erickson, and: ,'natiyes: -of..Norway, held', on -offered to testify last night.. The former claimed tl-at he was. under the, influence of liqnor at the and' had no recollection' of what had taken place on the day of the. 30th. The. younger" brother, who spoke: entirely; through an inter- that, there had been hot words exchanged between his brother-and the. deceased about an hour, before all three-rhet at, the'back of ,the saloon, had wit- nessed his brother administer one blow with his iula fashion, on the .'deceased., man's head, and also that hisY brother had struck his opponent'-1 several times with, his first. Another .witness...testified that the .Erickson boys were standing, her side the body when'-It him, lying in "blood at the rear of th'e saloon, the Ericksons were, held by Deputy-Sheriff Martin, of -Shelby, to appear before Justice G-uth of that place, a: hearing on the charge of The evidence gained here at" the .coroners- .investi- gation will be It.-is ..thought that the suspected .-parties-.will be bound over to .the district; court ..'-to appear- at in the near future. County Attorney (X D. Gray, .conducted the investigation. The 1: retinue., of. 'county left" oh "train for Choteau. Those, to leave. are-- Coroner Chas. H. Gray, Dr_ Bateman, Deputy of-'- Shelby, and r.Peggy Tay- lor, oL Choteau; r.'O'. JUST AS THE HERALD WAS 00- FICE-SITE, .THE "MESSAGE" SAYS ING TO PRESS WORD WAS RE- CEIVED FROM RES- PONSE TO AN iNftUJRY, AS TO THE LOCATJON OF THE POST OF- THAT THE LOTS ARE 24, 25, 26 IS THE SITE BEHIND THE KNOX PRESBYTER- IAN -DIAGONALLY AC- ROSSI THE CORNER FROM THE CLUB.; IN OTHER, WORDS, ON .THE SOUTH- EAST CORNER _6F SEVENTH ST., AND "FOURTH AVENUE. THE PRICE-PAJD WAS Message from Ottawa Saturdays Reports Lethbndge hat an appropriation for a. pott office after all. des- patches coming to Lethbridge evicJent- y were not correct in the very .import- ant particular, as the Calgary the Nelson and to: hand tnis morning alto had Uethbridjji down for for in addition %to the amount in the local papers. make sure of it, the Herald wired the -local at. Ottawa, C. A. Ma- the, correct His tel- egram" in reply' reads: of. and and public biiild- ihow to March, 1912, r customs building. exhausted by next: March, estimates for year fol- lowing. additional." will be remembered that last year" the fujpplementaryi estimates provided Lethb.ridge, presumably for the.purchase.of ai.pbit office site..Thit sum been increased to to provide for -the." purchase of the and toJget the building under way iin- 'tU the. next estimates: are passed to provide the balance of-the cost of; the building. Donald Duff School fo n tetKbridge Officef Did a Amount Business Dec. "J aviator, fell 200 feet in a machine of his own invention-yester- day Saliday and was instantly kill- ed a report received- her6 .today, JCearly every "bone in his body was broken. Archer's machine "was" driven b'v electricity secured from the Salina nr? Power Company's plant. ed the general -store of A coil of "wire 700 feet long connect- ed the power plant with the' aero- plane, and Archer', when he made his ascension, attempted to manoeuvre within the radius of wire. He ven- Magrath, Decl two--, o'clock this morning fire completely' destrdy- the Taylor- Karren Co., Limited, the second old- est .mercantile establistim'eot in Ma-' grath. "The building and stock were a complete loss. .The fire was caused by an over-heated stove. The loss is j u- i j an siove. Tne loss is too high and the wire snapped, leaving him; without power to operate I estlmated at partially msur- his propellers. With little experience as an aviator he lost control and fell. CUSTOMS RETURNS FOR MED.ICINE HAT ed. The insurance, companies .interested are the Hartford, the At- las, the American Central and tie Norwich Union, Steith Tilley, of Medicine Hat, Dec. the Medicine Hat customs house lor the month are most gratifying, large increases over the Im- ports of the same month- last year. .The figures follows: Imports November, 1910, value duty November, 1909, value fluty value duty, Non-dutiable goods: uSTovemher 1910 November 1909 increase, Total imports: November, 1910, November, 1909, increase, OTHEJRiDTSTRfefS Records Given- in the Postmaster General's Blue Book The -annual report of the postmaster general for the year ending' March 31 1910, nas some interesting figures.and that give some 'of .the amount of business done at ..the, local H AC' ON ELECTIONS to great interest taking 'in. the the Herald its British elec- tloii 'cable-- day :from its on the scene; will, "be the "most au'then-- Hc'-aiB" -the-.; Ster's represent- ative vis the tbe Canadian in Britain -to post office. Lethbridge, are. adjusting ance. the insur- POLICE EAID INDECATUB Jumped From the S'econcl i Storey Windows to OR, EGBERT AND ALD, MITCHELL' Are Opponents of Mayor in Calgary Calgan', Dec. following are Aid. Decaiur, im, pec. poiice- nien hammered -down two doors of the '''Buffalo Social and with drawn revolvers arrested twenty-one men tonight, following scenes that nearly approached a riot. At least .a dozen in to escape, jumped from a second and sev- eral were injured. Cards, whis- key and beer were taken from the place by the police. They say they missed evidence of gambling, believ- ing thai, a man with the was among those who jumped from the window. Tonight Captain Kotli was offered a bribe of not to prose- cute three men, bui he refused to ac- cept. the nominations for this city: For Egbert- and For Jamieson and Commissioner Clarke. For I; A. B. Cush- ing, Thos. Hart, R. B. Hunt, A. J.- Sa- mis, M. Brown, J, L. H Pool. Ward IT: Wm. Ross, J. L. D. McDonald, J. Smalley and F. Cur' rey. Ward B. Rielly. C. T. i J. H. Garden, H. -G. Hestor, J. C.. Mc- Farlane G. Watson. Ward III: J. L.Brocklebank, R. Wallace. J. Hallett, J. Hornby, E. E. Taylor and J. Gx. Ramsay. School trustees: Jas. Short, J. A. Mahon, R. j. Hutchings (by acclama uon.) postal revenue-. at. .the i-ethbridge office for the year wa; There were issued inoney or- flers.for. a, total amount of The commissions on these amounted to ?2.45S.02. There were money orders paid and these amounted to In addition .was paid for postal notes. It will, .be seea that through the post office there was more than much money.sent away as was received.. The report shows .this to be the case where there are; a-large number of foreigners, tie money "being sent either to -keep-fam- ilies, in Europe or to -bring..them-out to this country. The compensation received by the' postmaster on the money order" -busi- ness was and in the postal note business ?110.43. The salary at local office, amounted to out of which of course the help requir- ed was paid. The local office received aiso an allowance of ?530 for forward- ing mail as a distributing centre, and for rent, fuel and light. Other Alberta Cities Lethbridge shows up well among the cities of the west in the amount 01 business done. At me Calgary of- nce the gross revenue was" the money orders issued for the money orders .paid num- bered 28.708 for and -the pos- tal notes paid amounted to .Herald toows-of no -other fe city jthe.size.or LethlrkdgfB-'th'at similar .service the; elections. Nothing 'too Herald readers them "ihat- tSere, is none better than 'the Herald for a live, up-to-date reliable newspaper. on Oiitano tit WiUensdea Junction Kverythtng- went; at; the council chamber this; morning eleven to .twelve, the homina- t tions for aldermen and. the i school board were "made. 'TheAbnly j surprise was tie entrancei of Kitchie. into -the contest. iMayor.Adahis and T.-'sl- Wae- Kenzle are opppnentS'.Jfor.mayor. .Tit., are. eight, after decided tnat fcis business of his entering; -separ- ate school trustees-went, in-' mation as usuaL, The the movers and seccnderSi are. as follows: .'5' ?ri Mayor', ;JfiUas. Adams, -De Vaber and J.. "rnos. S.' MackeiftteV; by S." Shep- herd-and E..X Aldermen ;i.: and J. D. ;c'.- George byiW, C.'Tvek.and L.H. Murray.' J. Goodej- by S.- and'JWV Calves. 1 David by. Hill: and :R. Wh'ithe; Many VfcSms Sustained Fractured Skulls and Broken EimDs per- v-jj. t don Northwest Railway at Willens- .den -Junction when the second section of a train'from Watford ploughed into the first section, which was standing at the'Junction. The train was occupied chiefly'- by clerks com ng to offices in, this" city. The three rear coaches' o train were wrecked. limbs and fractured .sKuu were tamed. in many Instances uie tims, were so pinned beneat-h wreckage that if was; difficult- to tricate them. the standing Many broken sus- vic- the ex- RANCHER AT BOVVELL COMMITTED FOR TRIAL HUDSON'S BAY Hon. A. B. Aylesworth Says There is no Ques- tion About It Ottawa, Dec. a prelimmarv to the adoption of the address in ply to the speech from the throne yes .terday afternoon, Hon. .-A. B. Avles- i worth, speaking to the main a stray and was slaughtered and Janies Ashctof't and Si W. .Tuckweli. V Stewart W. Tuckweli, Andrew. V Jock B. well.; "and and 'CXvix Ausdnlv ;-V, Separate P...Kenny; Kenny. McMandn... son, time ;was ate" scidbl trustees' mation'and be taken..for: be nine -o'ciockfin at The local to -locate James F. a young ,man 21 years of age who came to this coun- try from' Liverpool about six vears ago. Early'last year Ivlifturn worked contest'..for the- mayoralty, here all. j: ._ A. Beck, was-appr'oached' matter a- couple who'then save :a very; ply, has decided to a man of.pans, experience on-the.council- aiifl'-4s- a business man. is well en own, having.-been here: :oV or a Frenchman named Maurice Wall, n the vicinity of .Claresholm, subse- quently coming from tnat place according to-the last re- be- JHedicme Hat; Dec.. F. Seston, of Bdwell. charged- with cattle stealing at the barracks, a week ago and. re- manded until was commit- ted for trial at the next assizes, by Captain Parker. Bail was fixed at The evidence of several witnesses was talcen.' The'animal'in question port of his whereabouts. Other than i able mel1- the mention of his age, no description" of the missing man is given beyond the statement that he is dark. He was born at Isle 01 ;Han. Tne young man's father, Jamesi Mil- burn, is the- proprietor of the -Derby restaurant, 31-33 Smithdowh, Liverpool, England. Any information addressed to nim or to the Lethbridge chief of police will be gratefully re- ceived. 'tween Mr. Anderson and Mr.. both. are" well; and' wins, the best interests of-the-" tpuTi will be well guarded, las'both are cap- A LABOR DISPUTE St. Tnomas, Dec. The municipal elections are causing ructions in the labor camp nere. Recently the Trades and Laoor Council appointed a mem- placed on record a lengthy review of the proceedings before the Hague disposed of by Sexton, who claimed to nave purchased it from Mr. James .quarter circle, was cover- ma'I .rations were passed and the Hous-; adjourned until Monday when Sexton's brand. Mr. Fleming declar- ed that he had never sold 'the animal. business of private members and sup- j Detective Sergeant Ashe of the R. ply will be taken _up. The prelimin-jN- vv. M. P. prosecuted and Mr. Ma- "fiaffy appeared for the defendant. fnwm- a >oua0 PUNISHED FOR RAISING ROW AT HIS OWN HOME was badly chemical engine was going to the scene, it .in smashed. It is said that _ ._ V1L v, I j meal education that, American chii-} Joan-Christenson, an employee of 'some wax- ft Trt OlTKTlTl rr i- _ _____ ______, _ -pOv H I Qvt IL is sain rnflf national tbe brewery, was arrested Saturday j tnree or four men at the garage were L. Kiner. nie-hr fnr rficorfiorit- A, >vere issued his ders paid for S454090 not a proper question and govern- "IS bon' mere and 5o274o2 an ment be Icame crying to the police with a tale postal notes. j swcr Lethbridge is third in Alberta in A Victory For Arbitration total revenue, with Medicine Hat tourth with revenue: money orders issued, 1.429; amount 2.772 paid for with in postal notes. The In nis st.Ttement to the House, Mr. Aylesworth described the result Of the arbitral-ion before the-Hague tribunal to the effect tnat he had been driven out of the house because he had lost bis job. Later in the evening Sergt. isuiiker was called 10 the house, bur. .Mrs. Christenson pleaded and no ar- also burned slightly. The fire chief says that tiie damage done was not very great. as a victory for the principle of was made. Some time later tration and a triumph for peace. Can- jsergt. StlHKer was again called to the Local Towns consiccraoie amount 01 credit; for the I business in other towns and' Deference of the dispute to arbitra- 1Dg up quite a racket- sashing doors nia.c. jtion and Canadians have reason aild otllerwise creating a "disorderly disturbance. Ke had not, however. cities of local interest was as follows- ition Canaciians Iiave 'good reason Believue.- MIS. _ satisfied with the result. It was Bellevue: Revenue tiers issued amount money orders paid, 84; amount Blafrmore (seven months counting Revenue, money orders issued, money amount, [the lirst h an inter- an ac- 420; amount- paid, 100; (Continued-, on page national matter of great importance had been referred Mr. Aylesworth laid particular stress up- on the importance of the decision par- 'tioiilarly in regard to bays on the coast. It was Inevitable, he. said, that in a world-wide empire individu- al interests must, au umes suffer. Jrv (Continued on page used violence any of the family and his condition entirely to Jntoxication. When sober be is said to be a bery mild manuered individ- ual, having this in mind Magis- trate "Ball assessed a .fine of ?3 and .added to a severe reprimand (ho manner in which he had treated family. FLOODS IN FRANCE STILL SERIOUS Pans, Drc. flood "conlinues serious along ihr Loire Zchouc and Garronne and there is but slight- im- provement elsewhere. All the coun- try to the north of Nantes, to Ihe ex- tent ot ten miles in "length is a -sheer nf water. Reports from Nantes say Uiat during the night a dyke- collaps- ed and live villages to the' were overwhelmed. Several thousand fam- ilies, by the disaster, were added to ithc tlrtady nuaibcr al sufferers. Late this afternoon an explosion oc-j "R Ji T T Cl A1V" curred at the garage and the chaf- reur D, Hew.hunl, wm) One Person Browned m Wiercl Journey Across London, Dec. balloon by the International Ballooning Club of .Munich, wnich rose at that city Sat; urday, landed today near Kirkwall, in tBe Orkneys, Scotland, after a wild flight south to Switzerland and rnence driven by a wild storm across tfte Xortli Sea. by a terrific gale. Suuday morning, drifting low, the basket was struck by the sea, and 0116 of the aeronauts, Herr -iletzgmer, was swept, out and drowned. 'His' companion hung on and, .the balloon rising again, drifted on to1 the Orsneys, wnere a successfill descent was made. Survivors Bisler and Jar-" were unharmed, ;