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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME via LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1915 NUMBER 1 fOJJIFE Burrhis Rancher, Found Guilty of Manslaughter, Given Full Penalty ABLY DEFENDED Justice Simmons Imposed the oner is Unmoved LORD AND LADY MURRAY LUNCH WITH WINSTON CHURCHILL Several political friends took lunch with Winston Churchill at his home recently to discuss lite resignation and future plans. Photo shows Lord, and Lady Murray leaving" ihe house aiter lunch. Macleod, Dec. guilty of the lesser degree 6t manslaughter, Hart, the well known Burmis rancher, who was indicted oi the murder of his wife on October 12th 1 last, was sentenced last evei Mr.'Justice Simmons prisonment iri the .Edmonton peniten- Throughout all its stages, the trial has been followed with. the greatest interest the court each day lieing crow'ded to its utmost capac- ity. MARTIAL LAW SOON IS FEAR OF GREEKS JAP SHIP BIUOSS Sunken Steamer Carried Very Valuable Shipments -Loss A SUB. IS TO BLAME All Passengers Were Res- cued-Japanese Greatly Excited About it Bank Clearings Nearly Doubled Bank clearings for the week ending today continue to keep up with the high average set during the past two months. The figures are against for the corresponding week last year, an increase of almost 90 per cent. This Is a fair Indication of Christ- mas business in Lethbrldge and throughout Southern Alberta. Herald Subscription Contest One of Most Successfu Ever Increase in Circulation to Daily and Country Covered im-, Growing Uneasiness m Athens Over Possibility Bulgarians Crossing and Ger- mans Dispute Possession of Mountain London, Dec. of Dispute Possession of Mountain Judgment in the now famous coin case was handed down this morning by His Honor Judge Jackson, Mrs. Downer winning in the important points of the case, and the defendant, C. E. Brower, being taxed the costs of the action. The case proved oite of more than usual interest and voluminous evl- denes' on both sides was submitted. I" "is judgment, Judge Jackson states that, in his opinion there is no doubt that young Billings stole a number of coins from Mrs. Downer's London, Dec. new Japan- ese liner Yasaka iMam, previously re- ported to, have he.n sunk in the eastern Mediterranean Tuesday by a submarine while the steamer was on her way from London to Japan, with lassengers and a crew of 120 aboard, was sent to the bottom with- collection and sold them to Biwer, out warning, according to the report defendant having practically admit- receiied from1 Port Said, from agents ted that fact. Five gold coins in par- oi the owners. All of those on board a Kruger lialE sovereign, a the ship, including one American 7s 6d gold com George i TTT T T t. i of Yarna and the action may be mere unchanged> There Jg nQ glga afc Alaru, says that new boac It statcs that shc ihl Br, serious Russian states. present of the invasion of Greek-ter- represented very high value, which, it appeal. rHory by the Teutonic aHies, it is understood the defendant will TOOK HEM DEAIH TOLL No Change at Aden' London, Dec. being: ques- tioned in regard to the recent Turk- ish official statement that, after suc- cessful fighting, the Turkish troops be understood, was insured against I wir risks by the Japanese govern- ment Tokio, Dec. news of the sinking of the Yasaka Maru reached Tokio today and caused great excite- ment. Ailvices received here say the were advancing'on the Brftish port of bunk by a submarine Aden, in Southern Arabia, Austen Chamberlain, secretary for India, said in the House of Commons todaj that there had been no material change at Aden for the last two months near Port Said. Slept On The Billiard Table Edmonton, Dec. Ross, NOTICE TO CHURCHES London, Dec. Britain's 3. loss oi officers and men at the Dar- danelies up to December lith was This is the grand total of offirprs ind men, incluamg lists. of killed and missing The ear 1916 Church Notices will appear der new conditions Tomor row's issue is the last under the old arrangement. 'A special column announce ing Christmas music in tho churnhes will also appear to; morrow. ;f he notices must "bo in the Herald's possession by nine o'clock tomorrow. U.S.INWAR SOON SAYS i CHOATE for 43 yeiii'3 a resident of Edmonton, is dead., He built the third house Edmonton. 'He first came west in Now Let Us Make it Only one dav more after today for the Goodfellows Then Christmas But the Goodi'ellows are coming along handsomely and that list is SAY THE LIEUT. KILLED TWO Montreal, Gazette's' out relations in this cnii itrv her other sister, having, married a Ger- man, and is mnv in Geimany The deceased and the.accused who. have been married- twenty-one years arc fold country and were appar- ently in fairly1 comfortable circum- stances, Missing 339 Leaped to Dea'h In Husband's Sigh St. Thomas, Ont., Dec. 33. De- spondent through continued ill-health, Mrs. Mary Webb, .wife of Edward Webb, a prominent far- mer, climb d to the top v of the windmill at her home and leapen1 50 feet to death within sight of her husband and two daughters. Ulie nnrriage of hrr eldest daughter, Mabel, tthich was to taken place i, oveningf wns postponed indenn rtely, j Destruction of Canal Not the Only Object the relations between Canada and t SI' Chne- Jwee'u" Unit'ed States, the premier declared were never more nrrnl, founded on a true n t nt growing Lait e.enmg S187 85 had heen paid m TO ensure Christmas 1860, locating'in California. He .cs- cheer for e erj child in 'he city The tahlished at'Kdmonton the first hotel mar has Leen passed, and west of Portage La Prairie. He fitted the Nursing Mission with that amount up this hptel and had three billiard at its disposal is m a position to do correspondent in London, cabling last tables, freighted up over the prajrie wonders in seeing that Santa Glaus night of deielopments m the Brarn- from Winnipeg, paying 10 cents a has a successful sojourn m our midst shntf c M pound on the first.one. These were on Christmas Eve. Two hundrud dol- p murder case' sald The first buliard tables in Alberta, lars means 200 kiddies Of Hampshire countv police are now in-: disappear' soldier from is possible j en by "the male population of Ed- go about it Here is the way theTnnd i tnat caso ma> "ave monion, who frequently crowded now stands connection with the murder of Ser- 5387 85 geant Uzanne, with which Lieutenant oyt 1 00 Georges Coderre, of Sherbroote; is. 2 00 charged 2 00 "At the Ozanne inquest the orderly, Keller, testified that Coderre used 1 00 words 'Don't speak, Joe; I 2 TO hate just Liiled a man I killed that man because there was only nim that 3aw me kill Assoraer, a man I wu" afraid to pass court martial.' ThW' statement, rendered m Quebec French the inquen, puzzled the interpre- ter, but nab ultimately intcrpiewd- as an adnvssion on Coderrf's parl the tables, so it. was not un- .Previouilj aclnowhidged usual to see eight men playing pool _. j at one table. Afiiopos of thS tiles of He the story is told of the car- Mts- Cobbledick :garet and Jane j ordinarj for this accommoda tion, and Mr Scarth demurring j at Jie clnrge was told The Omted'states-Tnay be in tne biHiaia "table1 "thef arV'Vo' fa'lla'JfaUht MatEaret Gordon. wer "af Allen Jack V LCadtett" TilrCe Tramps fir 500 we want to do all we can to help our luncheon. said Joseph .Choate at the Pour hundred and fifty cents-an hour, Now York Dei- n part of. this alleged conspiracy was pfgrlms were present to honor the were returned today charging destroy with dynamite or other Omidiin premier, and gallery boxes CHRISTMAS DINNER Koonlg chief detective of the Ham LaJ6 amons FOR THE SOLDIERS burg American line and Richard DainoU8le ott Lake Ontario DeTTs-An extra Leyendeckor, an antique deader, with' As part of the plot to destroy of t'rentvflve cents conspiring to djriimite the Welland canal the. indictments allege Koenig MARKETS of fentvflve cents Cinal 1 dmund Justice Hamburg and Leycndeclter planned to secure mhcr wheat American line natclmia.i, also was eniployiiient. for their agenta In var St. John Had an Exciting Fire to Keilcr that he had killed because the latter saw him kill u- other man The name of the lcss is estimated at The American line natcuma.i, aiso was employment, lor tneir agenta in var May wheilt iualcted with Koenig on charges of ious factories and mllis adjacent to nJk.o.vA Mitltol.1. _A__t per man I. to be ghen to e er> sold er in Canada and abroad vi B ucau As supporting tne possible plei s insanity in Coderre's defence, if, Ms lar extent The fire was speotacu- learned that he- was in a motor wtt- quantities oi ammuiition at Valcartier, when his injurie I the canal. The which the conspiring to .secure, military informa- tion for the German government. ...._____ .___ The Indictments against- Koenis! dietments 'ChargeI. Koenig nnd L ind charged them with decker, planned to send from fonspirlng to set on foot in the.country was also intended to destroy United States military enterprise i plants .and nronertles In I Low itBiiihst the Dominion of Caiiadil.' _ The Indictments.' set forth 'that this December 41 High WEATHER 43 l 15 1 Canada other than.the Wetland Fine and inoderitciy jceld; a local mow nurntfc ouiu ci MI aiiu uuiuuu v i j------ j---------- uvuii at vaiuui nctf wiicn nia iiijuciCB this Christmas Instructions ln stores exploding and adding to the were sucn a, t0 unbalance hil mbU to this effect been sent excitement for two j8ys r to .all "Mrs Coderre visited'kef .to an announcement by the Minister of Militia Wednesday. Money win be expended to pro- vide Christmas dinner for every soldier, GETS POSITION AT WINDSOR jail last Saturday, oner avoided all reference to tfi i 'W A Johnston, formerly of the In a telegram wMcfc.beT" staff of the Hick Sehl hardware, has ed to London, Godnre, ,_______ been appointed Instructor of pattern {it for granted thai he would to drafting and sheet metal work in the Icascil this week. Mrs. Collegiate Institute at Wiadwr, Ont. _ sail lor Canada tUi ;