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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TWELVE PAGES LeUibridge, Alberta. Huiimlay, December CENTS timber 15 DYNAMITE CONSPIRACY TRIAL RESULTS IN WHOLESALE CONVICTION Past Grand Master McNabb in Charge-Closed With a Social Function uast evening-, .being- the festival of St. John the Evangelist, the local Ma- sonic lodges, Xorih Star No. -1, and Lethbridge Xo. 30, me I. in joint meet- ing to iustal I heir officers for the en- suing your. The.ceremony was under the direction of Mr. Thomas JUcNabb, P. G. M. of the Grand Lodge of Alber- ta, who was" assisted by Mr. II. It Hoj't and Mr. J. T. Graham, the retir ing masters of the lodges.- The officers installed were as fol- North Star Lodge No. Oxland, W.M.; W. Armstrong, SAY.; T. S. Fet- terly. .T.W.; fl. FlecLwood, treasur- er; .1. A. Held, secretary; J. G. Robert, chaplain; J. .Bartlett, director of ceremonies; H. W. Meecli, S.D.; D. J.D.; p. Hick, S.S.; A. M. Whiddingtoii, J.S-; B. Martin, organist, and Allan Jack, assistant secretary, Lothbridgo Lodge, No. Jones, W.M.; A. Flayr, S.W.; J. E. Rannard, K. D. Johnson, treasurer; D. J. Hay, secretary; U. G. Stralter, chap Jain; D. A. Simpson, S.D.; C. S, Dore, J.D.; E. B. Carver, I.G.; Geo. Whelc director of ceremonies; T. R. David- son, S.S., and W. Martin, J.S. E. Chaplin 'will act as tyler to both lodges. After the lodge business had con- cluded, the brethren sat down to .1 splendid btmciuet, served in admirable style by the Lethbridge Hotel, Dr. J. S. Stewart, acting as chair-' jimn. The chief toast of the evening, that of the newly installed officers, was pro- principal.tcast of the evening, that of tho newly installed officers wag pro- posed by Alvin lUpley, anil was suit- ably two ne.w masters, Messrs. .Oxland and Jones. Other toasts were: "His Majesty the "The Grand Lodge of Alter HIS 56th BIRTHDAY PRESIDENT-ELECT WILSON Born December 23, 1856, at Staunton, Virginia CELLS WILL BE jury After Over 40 Deliberation Found Against All Defendants Except Two Dramatic Scenes in Court Maximum Sentence is 39 I-2 Years- May Be Appeal Entered Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. labor union officials today were found guilty of complicity in the McNamara dynamite plot, including the wrecking of the Los Angeles Times building. Frank M. Ryan, president of the International Association of Iron and Structural Steel Workers was among the convicted. He with the others were accused of using the Union's funds to destroy the property of contractors who refused to recognize the union. Two defendants were found "Not Guilty." The verdicts were brought in at 10 a. m. All those adjudged guilty were found guilty on all the counts as charged In the indictments. The jury was discharged and court adjourned until 10 a.m. Monday at which time sentences will be imposed. v; Seifert and Buckley, the only two men out of 40 labor union officials to be adjudged not guilty, were discharged from custody. If More Are Earned by Tuesday Night They Will Sriow Profit If the people of Lethbridge patronize lie cars frequently enough betw oday and ne'xt .Tuesday 'everiliig at o'clock, the'system.' will show turnings of since its iuaugifra- lon up till the end'of 191.2. And the proposed by Geo. Whelen, and re-1 average for that time will be slightly tiponded to by Messrs. T. McNahh, J. over ?200 per day, giving-'at least ten H. Flcetwood .and Hugh Scott; "The dollars leeway on the right side over Hutiring proposed by A. N. "Williamson, and acknowledged by Messrs. B. B. Hoyt and J. T. Graham; irnd "The responded to by Jlev. A. G. Cameron, Dr. TJ. C. Thomp- son, and Pears, of Strathcona. Diii'tng-the proceedings musical num woro excellently rendered by Mr. }t. J, Petts, Mr, K. G. St raker and Mr. ,T. K. Oliver, the Rev. Mr. Cameron noting as accompanist. given by Dr. .1. H. iMr. S: J. Shenard. The proceedings were brought to a close by the time honored "Junior Warden's [proposed by J. E. lianard, and tho singing oi1 "Auld Lang Syne." the danger mark, separating profit and loss rn operation. "Up till Thursday night tho cars had earned since tho first wheels were turned leaving approximii-te- ly to earn in the last five days of the old year. During the past week the receipts have been averaging over daily. If thu people ride enough in the last five days to make ihe av- Ueadlngs I Crago the will be Rivers and reached, and the Lethbridge Municipal Kail'way will declare a profit in the first calendar year. And a profit, even a small one this year, will have a great deal to do to- wards deciding whether any exten- sions shall be undertaken In 1913. The following were found guilty: Frank JI. Ryan, president of the ln- .enmtlonal Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers. John T. Butler, Buffalo, vice-presi- dent. Herbert D. Hockin, former secretary and formerly of Detroit. Olaf A. Tveitmoe, San Francisco, secretary of the California Building Trades Council, and Eugene A. Clan- eey, San Francisco; Philip A. Cooley, Now Orleans; M. J. Young, Boston; Frank J. Jliggins, Boston; J. E. Muc- sey, Sait Lake City; Frank C. Webb, .New York; 1'atrick F. .Fan-ell, New York; John Barry, St. Louis; Paul J. Morrin, St. Louis; Henry "W. Lemleath er, Denver; Charles N. Baum, Minne- apolis; William E. Redden, Milwau- kee; Michael J. Cunnauo, Philadel- phia; Richard II. Houlihan, Chicago; James Cooney, Chicago; James A. Cough lin, Chicago; William shupe, Chicago; Edward Smythe, Peoria, 111.; William C. Benhardt, Cincinnati; Wil- fred Bert Brown, Kansas City, Mo-.; William .1. McCain, Kansas City, Mo.; Frank K. Painter, Omaha; Peter -1- Smith, Cleveland; George Anderson, Cleveland; Michael J. Haunon, Scran- ton, Phillips, Syra- cuse, .Charles Wachtmeir, De- troit; Frank J. Murphy, Detroit; Frud J, Mooney, Duluth; Ernest 0. W. Basey, Indianapolis; Fred Sherman, Indianapolis, and Hiram R. Kline, DESERVED CONVICTION WILL LIKELY The conviction of the dynamit- ers lends lustre to the courts of justice In the United Statci. There was no doubt in the mind of any reasonable man .but that the head men of the Iron Workers' Union had engaged In a carnival sf crime unparalleled in the his- tory of civilized nations. No one for a moment thinks the rank and file of-the union had any know- ledge of the desperate work. They were contributing dues which were misappropriated by as big a set of raecalB as ever breathed. The jury at Indianapolis did themselves proud. ira in his "flight from the scene of hat crime. By its verdict the jury also sustain- ed the charges that the McNamara brothers, now in prison in California, vere aided in the nation-wide dyna- JUDGE- ANDERSON Who presided at dynamtiers' trial, and wilt pronounce sentence Monday Unofficially Announced That New England Program Will be Carried Out Muncie, Ind., former organizer for the nite conspiracy by almost all the ex United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners. Not Guilty The following were found not guilty: G. SeiCe'rt, Milwaukee, and Daniel Buckley, Davenport, la. After Judge Anderson had cleared the courtroom of all spectators and the families of the defendants, the prisoners were taken in custody by'Deputy United States Mar- shal and special detectives, and were taken lo the v- The conviction qfeblaf. A. Tveitmoe and Eugene A. Claricey, of San. Fran- cisco, and J. E.' Bfurisey, of Lake City, sustained the .government's charges tliat-tfiiiy aided in -plotting the Los. Angeles expiosion, ,in which i ty-one persons were ifiiled, and'assist- in the escape of-James B. McNam- ecutive officials of the Iron Workers' Union, and that they knowingly car- ried on the conspiracy for yenrs by causing explosives to be transported en passenger trains. As the hand of the union of members. President Ryan oucc Bat iu the npuncils of the American Federa- tion of Labor. Tveitmoe, of San 'Francisco, was charged with not only supplying two j men to assist in blowing up the Anirelps Tinies building, but also witi having asked for more explosions on the Pacific coast. Also at the head of those found guilty is Herbert S. Hockm, called the "lago of. the because he s charged with first initiating OrUe McMatilgal as a hired dynamiter, and-then with-betraying all the.-dynn- (Continucd on.. Page 9.) BERT TAYLOR AND HUGH CLOSE CAMPED ON LAND STEPS OFFICE SANTA FUND CLOSED Mrs. Corry acknowledges receipt of SlO.OO each from the manager of the lifithbridge Hotel, and Alderman Bow- man, for the Santa (Jlaus fund, 'which is now closed in su tar as the Herald JK concerned. Wo wish to thank all who so generously contributed, and assure them that the money is being spent in the interests of those who are in need. EDMONTON MAN FELL IN LOVE WITH PRETTY TACOMA BOOKKEEPER Tlie Dominion Land Office was the scenti of a small land rush this morn- ing about nine o'clock, when a group of prospective homesteaders made an effort to get in on the" ground floor for two quarter sections ot land about 2S miles north of Tabcr, which DEEP SNOW SUFFRAGETTES START ON LAST DAY OF PUBLICITY STUNT WAS BORN QUAKER BUT MAR. RIED OUTSIDE ILL London, Dec. Sarah Hall Calnc, mother of the novelist, died yesterday at the home of her daughter Lilly Hall Cainc, the actress. Mrs. Caine, who was born a Quaker in 1828. lost her official connection with the Society of Friends through her marriage outside of the sect. She never wore any gems or jewelry ex- cept her wedding ring. Mr. Hall Caine is ill at St, Horitz. The fun- eral of his mother will take place in Liverpool on Monday. have "neon thrown open by tho gov- ernment through cancellation. The two successful land fanciers to se- cure the coveted position at the en- trance to the Land Office are Bert T-IPH- mnfrni Taylor and Hugh Close, both of this Mm TUL PAD Til Closc perched on the doorstep Uil IllL UnrilUL of Land onice on Christinas Kve prepared tit stay right on the job. lie wanted A Christmas box oi a substantial nature and thought that was no thine; better than a block- of good, rich Alberta soil. u Herald representative saw Clilse this morning hi- was in a gen- ial frame oi mind. "I suppose you'll Niverville. N.Y., Dec. .stay right in your corner V" opined standing a decided drop iu the reporter. Close you uf'-'- ptraturc, "General" Rosalie Jones and j imagine I'm going to give up this her started out tnig morning place as I am about in get u'hat 1 j on the last day of their march to Al-: have hern after fur years. Not on biiny. The five pilgrims were high your life, Alberta land will suit me spirits, and there was a great stir and Kert Taylor i-s of the bustle in the camp long before iln> same opinion as his r.iale- hour set for departure. Mull) hoys will guard the door, of the .Mrs. Joseph Gavlt and Miss KHza- Land Office until Monday morning at ONE OF CANADA'S G.O.M. Belleville, Out., Dec. MacKenzie celebrated bis SDtii birthday yesterday, working at his desk on hi.s paper "The af- ter attending a -Masonic din- TUP mr-wnuir-ininti MARRIAGE OF BLUE BLOODS TO FOOTLIGHTS FAVORITES BE- COMING QUITE POPULAR London, Dec. The gaiety stage continues to be one of the chief mar- riage markets for the English arie- locracy. Olive Ma The wedding of one of the. cleverest flanc- Four Attempts Within Week to Use Police Cells as a Gallows Four attempts oil IIH life bull Ottawa. Dec. is believed, here that a possible 'settlement bE Grand 1 rank differences is in sight The indictment of President Cham- berlain by thn federal jury in New "iork on Monday was A shock to friends. After a two years' canv- paign in securing tho good will; bl.-.'a part of Lngland based up- on promises of development y and competition m that territory the sudden abandomrrent of construction, work was followed by the announce- ment 01 a working alliance mith the Alcllen interests and the indictment; ol Mr. Chamberlain and Mr. .Smith-" ers this week. Grand Trunk official circles ucre deep'} stirred and all energies were directed to repitririg" any injury to the Grand "Trunk's standing and cteun, UK, ic iu night is that the financial arranger ments bten practicall) eflccted with IJoston financial interests whercbv the whole Grand struction in ]Scw Lngland iti eluding its eutrafiicc into Boston pro- vided for by the Massachusetts .legis- lature last spring be resumed inti completed The storr is vouched fo" to influent al frie ids of the Grand Trunk tonight who declare that ihe monej for the England program w ill he forthcoming pro the Grand Trunk will agree to drop forthwith its alliance with the interests and run its lines in- to'Boslbii and the Bos- ton fmancnl simplj requu Nnal. :t_.. t'nreieu miner ing lhat their interest> retain con and kicking. week seems. tor. ind trol of the New Lngiiml extensions The Boston and England m- teiestb feel much aggrieved tho seems determined to puf in end to at CLnterihg of all the Mellen rosJs m The fourth attempt uilbm tie Olk Uliltead ot Boston So came last night. strong ltt thc m Boston. When Nogi was a against tla Mellen imaJgamaUon three attempts to anti present, that in action has end it all in one night in the cells at. now- Deen taken' against these-two" the- police ctsiicn.'hc up grent corporitions For years Bos lifted hands that he would never-do It ton financiers and Boston, interests again. The magistrate made him take a solemn vow that he would leave booze in all its forms strictly alone, and George said "Me promise. However, his taste for the liquid Is stronger than his promises and -last night a week's thirst over powered him, so that he ones more found himself in the uellB. The old in- clination to be the central figure hi a necktie party once moro got the bet- ter of him, and peeling off-his sweater have been prepared to encourage most materially .any direct Canadian con- nection with Boston as the main seaport terminal. Tins new systemi twisted it into a and had him in London, to Lord Victor 01) thfl w to eternltj Paget, brother of and heir presumpt- Qtner prifioner him and called ive to the Marquis of Angelsey, is for- guflrd George 1IatMfcd wblU th ally announced for the early act was read to htm and for the Gar- L L [rest of the night 'WHB quiet The This encasement first reported lastjn ]ljm February has several times been de- 1 4_.. ______ nied but not IK deiinltely fixed. 'iery would possibly connect, with the Grand Trunk Central Vermont sys- tem from River .Junction to Boston with lines to othor large manufacturing centers, but the BoS- ton financiers would require that j the neu svstem saould absolutely I disconnect with the Mellen roads Vice-President Wainwrighfc, of the G. T. R-, was in the capital todaijv Miss May, by this marriage will be Hied to the Duke of Rutland's family, through the ntnvly-married Marchion- ess of Anglesey, who' was Lady Mar- iorie Manners, the Duchess' daughter. Another gaiety marriage is that of Grace Dundas Slater, of "The Suii- shlno ClirT 'chorus to Chas. Edward Thynue lOiiton, a Hussar of, who a! week silgo inherited a largo estate in suniellame and will try to do something to drive the craze for booze out of his system, j Rutland. Katon belongs to! an ancienf: family and his bride IK the daughter of a prominent leading vau- deville manager. The wedding place on Christ- mas Day. ADMIRALTY TO SEND HIS SHIP ON A WORLD-BELTING CRUISE Boston, Dec. Harold II. Balehnllnr. real estate broker at Kd- iponton Alberta -uui Wiss Annie .1. .band, will lead the procession trium pretty young bookkeeper at: phantly into tho city of Albany. Tocoina, Wajh., have fallen willing i victims of Dan cunid, was revealed! today by the arrival at GraiUiy, Mass., ot Miss Anisden, who says that thu young Canadian is also on thc way and that the wedding will take placo on Year's eve at home of hrr mother in Granhy, Tlio story of the romance _________ somethliig this Mr. Uatchcllor liaving with the Tacoma I Grand Forks, NT- D., Dec. 38. concern employing Misr. Amwlen, f Di-scnvcring lire in her home Mrs. wnent come time in that city, niid in Holla Kknrman, living near his riciiling.s found it necessary to til yor.rs old, bed-ridden, io'lay frcijiionily converse with the book- crept 10 window and dropped into keeper. Then thry disoovored hot.li were nalivcfi of Mass and from then on the iru-iKlship jus I naturally ripened into soineMiiiis; ler. lo rcrcnt dp.ilh of the father of tin: (lir- wedding ceremony will le simple.. belli Smith, of the Albany Efcjual ninn-fliirly, when they will hr.cthi1. j Fvanchise leaRiie, with fifty'or more opportunity of receiving their Chr'st- Alba'ny ontliuBiaats. headed by a brass nuts box in ihe form of rich Alberta farm land. the snow, crawling on hands knees in her night gown through snowdrifts to a hn.iii more than a hundred fi-ct. away. Slip was ed hy neighbors who had been vit- t metrd by thn Onmos n half linuc later She may recover CONVICTED OF FORGING NAMl-S j OF NEIGHBORS TO NOTES j FOR I Cliaiham, out.. Dec. ThOMiaa j Williams, a well known farr'.cr nf j lialeiyli to five j'earsi' in rlio pcnitwiliary when I he plendrd guilty u> forgery. Me se- rnirod by HIP IUUIH; of noij'Jiltors. in noi.cB, but. tho uiciK-y j has not hi'oa I'oirivwl. I.ornion, Ifi u pos- sibility ol Prince Ocor.eo, the King's j second son, visiting; American ports in the nnar future. It ifi announceti j tin; Prince after four years Uii- lion in tho naval collugt'.H Jit Oaborne. and Dariinouth. will enilmrk on the annore'i r-nvisfr Cumberland on Jnii- iisiry 18. in company with oilier naval J cadets for a lonsy to Wesl In- jdiun. anil othnr ports. Tho cruise is i mulerl.uk'on for purposey ihtit tin; atlinii'iilty lias decided that. j Cnmhurlaiul visit nonio foreign I ports to enalilt; the cadtls to see aoino- j thing of woi'ld. Canada is likely j to bo visited. WILSON WELCOMED HOME SUunton A a Dec 28 lioire last night Governor' Woodrow Wilson, the eighth ot' 'her native snns to be chosen president OL ilie United States. From the mb: menfc the president-elect crossed the jtatc line at Alexandria in. the .after- noon until nine o'clock at night when, he reached the little parsonage here ho was horn just 56 years' ago today, the reception given nira was otif! of great enthusiasm, noisy dem: onstrillion and spectacular display. BUT BALKAN ALLIES WOULD NOT ACCEPT AND ADJOURN- MENT WAS MADE THE FAREWELL MEETING Tho. last meeting of r.he city council will bo buld on Monday for the purpose of con- sidering the now city charter. An (jffort is bniiiK made 10 rail thc mmsUiiK tir two o'clock in (he afternoon aw it will be im- possible to go; u quorum for an arssion. Probable Members ol Wooclrow Wilson's Cabinet London, Dec. peace envoys representing the Balkan allies and the Turkish Kinpire, met again in I .St. .Uinieii Palace today rjnd aEtei fin and a half's discussion de- 1 cided ott a further adjouvniiient un- til four Monday gifleruoou. The delegates of Bulgaria, Greece and Montenegro, Servia and Turkey gathered at eleven o'clock. U was the turn of the Turks to preside and Rechad Pai.hu, took (he chair. Bus.i- j IIPKS, .H uiice, the first matter band heini; (he by Turkish plenipotentiaries of thtt counter pvouosilions put forwaul by (lifomiin in reply to Jliose otTeied by the. Halkjin allies. Tin1 Mnltiim allies representatives round Ihe unnditions. .qiiito Miiitcc-f'iKuhlf! and alter -in hour and a dist'ti: s'nn nnd iiivther u-a.s inii'Ii1 tin' Turkish envois said tntisi confer .with their sit I ;