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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. SIXTEEN PAGES Lethbriilgc, Alberta. Monday, 1912. CENTS Number 11 ENTRY OF DELHI MARRED BY ATTEMPTED ASSASSMTION They are Charged with Seven Overt Acts in Con- travention of "the Sherman Anti-Trust Act in Conniving to Prevent Competition SMITHERS-CHAMBERLAIN-MELLEN None of Defendants in Court, but Government Counsel Said Foreign Defendants Would Deliver Themselves Up in a Few Days New York, X. V.. Dec. E. Mellon, president of the New Yor New Havun Hartford Hallway; Chamberlain, president of tl Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, ai Alfred W. Smithei's, chairman of Grand Trusk directors, were indicte by the P'ederal Grand Jury here th morning, charged with violating: U Sherman Anti-Trust law, in the leged monopoly agreement bet wee tho roads. Tho indictment avers Mellon, Chun berlflin and Bmithers were engage in August, .1912, and have since ei gaged, in au unlawful combination I prevent tho construction and compl tion of certain extensions of the Gran Trunk Railway into New England. 5s also charged that they conspired t prevent tho operation of steamship between Providence and New York eud transportation of persons and pro perty in inter-State and foreign con merco over these lines of railroads an Kieumships. Bevsii overt acts are alleged by th government It is charged that th defendants met in Now York on Aiife list 1912, and .discussed, u memonif] dura" theretofore- exchanged between Messrs. Chamberlain and AleHtm provided; that Grani Trunk should sell the New Haven Bys tern and all its interest in the Centra Vermont and its .subsidiaries, whicl would include all the proposed exten siong into New England. The seventh overt act, as set forth is that on November P, 1912, Chain bei-laln caused the work of construct ing a line from Palmer, Mass., to Pro videnco, R.I., to be abandoned. After describing tho New Haven system and the extension of the Grand Trunk into New England, including the Central of Vermont, the indict ment -describes the formation of the Southern New Fngianti Hallway Co, In Rhode Island; and the Southern Kew England Railroad corporation in What Was Done Tt sets forth that work was begun tlh> Palmer-Providence Sine Kay 22, and continued until No- vember 0. 191i'. Also thai a contract was entered into between the Grand Trunk'and the Centra! of Vermont to bperate steamships between Provi- dence and New York. During tlint time, says the indictment, three mil- lion dollars was spent on construction work and in building two steamships. The indictment, avers that "there now is and long has been a large vol- ume of inter-State and foreton com- merce in the transportation of persons and property between Providence, Boston and other cities and towns.on tho proposed lines of railroads and the cities of Montreal, Chicago, Detroit, .Milwaukee, St. and other west- ern cities, and that the greater pro- portion of this commerce was, and IB, carried by the New Haven system, but that upon the completion and op-1 eration of the Grand Trunk extensions that system (the Grand Trunk) pro- posed, and intended to, and, hut for the commission of the crime set forth, would have actively competed with the New Haven system for such com- merce." (Continued ou page 4 MR. POPHAM ORDAINED C. II. Pophuin, of St. Mary's Church; Lethbrldge, was ordained to the priesthood by tho Bishop of Calgary, hcru, on Sunday. The service was a most impressive one, the candi- .date being presented to the Bishop hy Archbishop Dcwd- ney. LEASED Iff Montreal, Que., Dec. an- louncoment was inude today by Mr. D. McNicoll, oi the C. P. u.. to tho. effect Hint flic Kingston and Pem- broke railway is leased and will be operated oii and after January first by the C. P. R. Tho railway, which is 140 miles.long, has for sometime been affiliated with the C. F. H. but the announcement of its permanent lease was only made today. WINE AGIIA10R THREW BIG PAY ROLL Coleman, Deo. Sat- urday's pay roll for the miners employed 'in -the International and JlcGilllvray Creek Coal and Coke companies amounted to tbo biggest pay day Coleman lias seen since the strike. A. W. Head of Grand Trunk Railway, in dieted under. Sherman Anti-Trust law. USED III OIL TO Mobile, Uritish Was Making Official Entry of New Capital in State When Deadly Explosive was Thrown from House Top Culprit Not Yet Caught HE WAS ONLY SLIGHTLY WOUNDED, Viceroy Hurried to Hospital Where Wounds Were Pronounced Not Dangerous Two Attendants Killed Great Popular Indignation Delhi, India, I'Jec. Uhas. Hardinge, Viceroy oi Indian, was and an attendant .oi his was killed by a bomb hurled at the The viceroy was making nil entry in state to Delhi as the last. of the ceremonies in connection with the transfer of the capital from Calcut- Mrs. .Diamond City, Frightfully Burned1 and May Die schooner Georgian, with ten passen- Viceroy from a lioubctop lit, wab la to Delhi. The transfer made gers and a. crew of five, foundered Oli entering the new capital in stale to I in October last but Lord Hardmge Luccea, Jamaica, 'in' trying to make day. The bomb strucl the was not to take formal possession ot that port during the November Gulf of the viceroy's elephant killing the hih new quarters until tuday A large storm, and all on board were lost, attendant instantly. The 01 j g Ithering of troops, officials and pun- according icy. despatches, received here the viceroy's wounds vis not Mb chiefs were, present to -welcome today. The British, schooner Carta- kjiown. He' was liumedlj ed i the lice-regal party. Its splendid genia has' not been heard from since to a hospital. ilephant procession had just left the The bomb throwei s attempt to railway station, passing through November and it is believed that thc vessel with1 her crew of also has gone down. kill Lord Hnrdinge was almost suc- cessful. SAO CHRISTMAS IN COLEMAN MADE IN THE CASE Community Shocked at Deed for Which There is No Ferhiu, community oi was shocked this morning to Bam of thc tinder very- Had ircunisiances K- KMVcstbyt cash- iir of the Gretttr Northern Railway ompimy in this city. At about last night two men called nt the ollioe-.oC ;hicC of Police Hull, giving the first nformation regarding the umortun- te occurrence. They had been walking towards YH'nie. on thu Great Northern track, nd when near the yards had found a art of a man's body on this track. As quickly as possible they report- d the matter to Chief Hall and an tvestigation was immediately start- j cl by thc chief and his constables. From the evidence to hand it ap- cars that the-unfortunate man had down the a point bout two miles south ol" the city, nd, putting a revolver to his tuple, had ended his life- He fell cross the track and, as thc engineer the Great Northern freight train tiled to see the body, it was drag- ed to the yards, and, coming in lact with the lirst switch had mi lorn loose front the pilot oi the nginc. As tin: long train passed_ O.VCL- what was left ut the body was igiitfully mangled. No .motive can be assigned for the airs action, as his books were aud- ed a few 'lays ago aiul tomul to 1 in excellent condition. He left a note asking that his body taken lo.thu undertaking parlors id that the money and oilier valu- ile.s which he carried on bis person fjivcn to -J. R. Thompson, agent the Great Northern at Ferule. Vim deceased was a highly respect- man, a good citizen, and an ac- e worker in thn 1'enw; Haptist. urcii where his services will bo greatly missed. I le was a native of Hngland, havinn; come to Ferine about six years from Knglaml, where he had previously held a posi- tion as traveller for a Sheffield firm. At about four o'clock yesterday af- ternoon lie in town and called ,ai the oflice of fJ. G. Henderson, col- lector of customs. YVh'.Ic (.here he v 'I4 v 'I' CALLED TO HIS REWARD (Special to The Herald.) Medicine Hat, Deu. AVord has boon received cf tlie death In Calgary of Rev. A. E. McLaren, one of tlie pioneer missionaries of the Presbyter- Lying in the hospital suffer- ing excruciating agOny received front Mrs of a joung farmer near Diamond City, is "said to Ihd-ie but a slim "chance for life. Mis Gaddv was" lighting the and ppur- I ed coal oil on the sjoi- nuLninq Ilamc thc hone of hurrying, it up. There I Previously -acknowledged was a flash, an explosion, and in a C. G. K. Notirso moment the unfortunate woman enshrouded! in flames and ilie humble I little farm home had caught.' Mrs.! i Garidy rushed to the pump and ex- Santa Glaus Fund fail church along the Crow's tinguished the flumes with water Aest line, between Medicine ,S- j the two little children were .got out of the house by the aged grandmother of U'c burned woman and tiie veteran woman also showed ber presence of mind and quick wit- tedness by tlirowing some pans of I t.inilk on the (lames which threatened the home, and .succeeded in extiu- _ guishing them with slight damage. Hat and Row Island. He was the fdunder of Knox Church of and a man who .was t universally beloved hy the peo- LAW'S Km His Tariff 'Policy Has Split tlie OH Party Into Fragments -London, .Dee. BOnar Law. whose leadership of the ImioniFt piirU i'roni the outset has been ot question able success, bus given himself a coup mm mm The baud concert' in the Majestic (Mrs. G-addy i.s lenibly burned, and Theatre .last1 night fqu the benefit of will te woefully disfigured if lior life the Herald's proved i1S saved. I (0 jj0 a genuinc Hueeefes.'The band un- iMedicinc Hat. Dec. ,of tho Mounted Police here, has been transferred to Lethbridgc, and officers intiinaie that he msy he sent to a port in Hudson's Ray. He is a well-known member of the force. Toronto Nomination Day Toronto, Ucc. Hocking and Thomas Davit's were nominated today for the mayoralty for der the direction of Mr, Cline contrib- uted There is no doubt as'-tb the vapid progress be- ing made by the hand who on this oc- casion are to. b'e congratulated on their success. Mr. Geo. Mitford, the with For Sweeney R.! Popular tenor, scored a success will Yccmans, Chnrcli. MeArthur. Foster, llif rendering of Sullivan's "Loa Onehill, Wood, Simpson ami Noble oti. Four to be elect-j matc.riall.v ill swelling thc Santa Claus I fund. A CITY MAN'S CHRISTMAS FANTASY Chamiui Chok when the bomb thrown. It was hurled hy a msa standing on a house top, and "it struck the Hbwdah in which were Lord- and Lady ;Hardinge An at- tendant, holding a large pitasol ovfo. the vice-regal'pair was ;Instantly kill- ed as the bomb exploded and an- other attendant seriously 'fragments'of the bomb. Lord Hardinge 'was wounded in the shoulder, but benoufaly could uqt he'determined in the contusion which followed-the bomb throwing. He -WPS hurriedlj icmov cd to a hospital Ladj Hdidinge unhurt but much shaken hv the explosion Tin.1 .bomb was very powerful On airUal at the hospital suigeonst found that tiic wound m the Baion'b fihouldei was hhght Lady flardinge siiriered severely from shock; and 'it was found necus sary to apply soothing remedies. The ceremonies were interrupted for only a short period while 'the viceroy and viccrine were being con- veyed to tho hospital and vice-legal residence respectively. Sir Guy Fleetwood Wilson, finau cial member of the council of Hit1 de grace. Speaking at Ashton-iiucler-Lyme en Monday, on the question of.the tariff, lie declined to submit food'dutles to a British referendum, "as, Lord Uinds of jndian, took thc viceroys' plaL'e in the procession, downe had suggested, on ;the ground that it would tie the hands of the Col onies, and said he purposed to let tlie colonies decide what foodstuffs ue taxed. Apparently Mr. Law no longer Coleman, Dec. few days little mteen-yeai--old Annie Larrigan to he in Iris good gave Wrtli to a baby hoy. Marry lts lind lllcre w'as no indication that i Carr was arrested by ronsta.jle-fllc lvas taku life. Grant, pi Uiu R.N.W.Jl'.P., on a !lc le-lvcs a wife and three chi.l- I charge preferred by James girls, for step-father of thc girl, oi being I lie tllc sympathy oi J father of tlie child. A prclimiimT ,cnllrc comnuimly is felt. Jhcarini! was held at the police bar-! "t- Harold Andersgn, i.he cm-oner; Iracks "heiore Magistrate nisney, ami a jury this afternoon, iCarr released on SU.i'nni liail Harry t'arr is driver for tli.! n Jarkci company, was married a few ago, hears an excellent, reriu- i and the wil i be lidld fin Mnn- RAILWAY FIRE COST Knnkiikcc, 111., Dec. today Station arnoriE; tlic people of Coleman sand ilrcbtvs that, ho is occnl of tlin chavRi' pnMVnvd !the ClUcago, luiliann Soulhorn Kali- ilnst him. lie lies rHaincil Colin I and coniinnntcntod to nn adjoin- of Alnrlcnd, in dt-foml hhn I Inp Kinrnrrn w.-n: on (In- rase is Billed for irial. Intimated at ?JOO.OUti. TURKEYS ARE MABO TO 6ET THIS YEAR MT LA5T IF YOU GET IT YOU CAN HAVE IT." THE OLD bov, OWE MY LIFE TO CHRISTMAS. sesses a single supporl-er'of any pro- minence in the ranks of bis-own party unless F. E, Smith be excepted, and even the latter has not, been warm in liis backing. Usually after a party loader lias made u big speech in the country, his next appetiran-ce in the House oi' Com- mons, is the signal of enthusiasm on the of his partisans; When Law entered the House on Tuesday his reception was so cold a.s (o -Hug that its temperature was not only frigid, but calculated. Quo of the leading papers lias la toy thrown Mrf Law overboard, Jtnd pliiinly intimated that ho is not the lead the party, the Times hat; politely in-1 fimated something nut very much dlf-j fereni. "The I'is ion i sf. leinitivs." it snid. "must not attempt (o shift- the onus ol food taxation onto to a conference ol' ministon: from oversea. If such tax. ation ho, not desinihlr as it inensnre j purely nt1 dominance reform, then it j is not desirable at all. If tho -people oi' this country will not believe hi it as such, they must nut he asked to iiplieve in it on tbo .strength ot: opin- ion "Xu statesman would j dream of dealing with the Dominion j tit riff on such lines ay those. No statesman must dream of it Lord also lectured the un- j happy leader, j Then an oi't'ort was made by the Unionist nu-ivspapers to Law's the Times praying for silence and "a healing and de- claring that food taxes slio'uld. u.dt be pressed. Thia suggestion was like a red which then proceeded on its war through the new Imperial city to the Durbar camp, where a great numvcr of Rajahs and other Indian Chief- tains were gathered. Sir Guy then., took up bis position in fiont of the vice-regardaiz, 'and read aloud x de- spatch from Baron Hardinge, saying that he was only slightly injured. Tho reading of the message was re- ceived with prolonged cheering. Aroused Popular" Anger Tlie attempt on the Baron's -life aroused feelings of intense indigna- tion both among the natives arid the" Umish officials present as he is onr of the most popular men has ever ruled in India. For a long period there had been a- 'lull in thc native agitation which h'atl at various times led to aasassiha'- tions of officials. The Baron Hardinge by a fanatic, thero-' fore, came with greater unexpettett- Only a short time ago this viceroy i himself wrote to the Indian office in London, .saying that the co.untry was quiet and that the prospects.for his official entry into Delhi -tvere (Continued on page STEVEN PROBABLY DRANK QUART OF SQUARE.FAC- ED TIME SAVING HIM Coleman. Dee. Gesco, a miner employed in the coil miney here, undertook tu drink a quart of to a bull, to .1. L. Gart-ln, the editor bj.1 tile Poll Mall Gazette who discerned I tllree tho in the changed attitude of the Timcii thc ,hc'orc lt; tlie .influence of Lord KorthollfCe. wlth "All ia talking, ff Mr. Gnrvln, "of the in which j 'he Times i-epuiJiiUcp tho food dutlfts, I mil confinns Hie wi-U-kii ioii of tlio Diiily Mail, ll roeli 'ho history oi' 'I'lii1 I Continurd on Pajr tongue out of lii.s moiiili with pinch- prs, and ihe HLOiiKti'li pump MJ lpil( i nrotisly Ijeforf! I here w.ere any sifiiii I of re.sii.scita'ion. Tim man un- fiin-j fur ten liours, but it> now ;