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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. I.ETHHRIDGE. ALBEUTA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1911 F1YK CENTS MJMBEK 07 Jos. Gillespie and Harry Icy Join Hie Customs Department SERGT. MAJOR SCHOOF, CLARESHOLM DECLARES PANCHO VILLA JUSTIFIED IN KILLING W. S. BENTON OF JUAREZ Heard Account of Affair at Rebel Junta Gross-i !y Insulted Villa in Wei! Known in Lelh- bridge, is a Member of the Rebel General's Staff- Villa's Bodyguard Did the Shooting HUMORS CONFIRMED Mr. Tennanl of C'oulls Comes to Lethbridge Office Staff TAKER CUSTOMS PORT Rumor (hal it Will Be May Go There I Tower- House Mystery Slill Un- solved; May Lead to Drastic Aclion Vancouver. Velj. Intter has been received here from a ir.tmtjpr of Ceueral Villa's staff In .Mellco. II throws ui ItsM m death ol Benlon. the Scotch rar.c-icr who lilted In Villa's camp recent- ly and death caused diplomatic officials cf three a great deal of worry. letter follows: COMMISSIONER'S Only un Employee nf the S'liintj "Judging from Iho all of sou BrUtBliera and Canadians in Canadai ('niiM llavp Cm C-ililp cJ clivwhi-ro are up in arms OVH liio killing or liie Scotch wtlllau ul at Acting Appraise Il.-irry Deiitley. Acting Preventive. Officer at. Coults Gillcspic. ' are the r.ew npFoialir.enls ini 1he Customs department as received this morning at the local office. un _ _ S. Benton, at Juarez, Mexico, Herewith 1 give yoa Honeral Villa's cf "A special rueEsennei' of General Villa's told Ihe story list night al a lueotinK of the Junta ot which I am hoi.ornry member. Henlon entered Villa's headtiuarlerj. arnscil. and pushing tlic Kuard. who at-, lemiited to lilm rudely attde, is-lfn boisterous lang.iase and uatlis, lie made demands which Villa refused lo comply with, and when the ('.c-neralj aped to hts feel and ordered him out, he yelled back Til stay until h--------; freezes over unices yon pay mo for the slolen cattle.' Then Villa ordered him thrown out. and Oie fioldlers being much excited, and fearing a second alleinp! on the General's life., slid Sco'.ciimaii to death. "Thoie of us who know and represent General Vltia have aluavs been Xiven a square deal, but llko rr.osl Mexicans, lie is hoi and U will not do to hutly him. Maiiy Hritlsliers and Ainc-rii-anR slight him because of lilt Indian blwxl, :md Iiu l.i to rost-nl an Insult. Mr. licntonU act ID forcing his way into the General private uSce was a irittake wiiicii cost him his life. Everybody regrets the incident. "llestcctfiilly. (Slsueil) -Ol'STAV li. SCHOUf, "Squadron Eevgflanl Major. Alhena Kanjrcrs." Major Schoof lives In. ClireBholm. and his family siill tosiile Ihcre. He also well kr.oMii In'l.eUibrldge. On liis visits ho is a regular caller i Herald, office, lie U well ver.ced in military having fouplil it uiu ________ _____ There have Leea floating jt) gouth Africa as well as on the continent, and Is considered one cf the beat this morning by Unnoticed INVESTIGATED VESTKKDAY Arid This Morning Affair Was Turned Over to I'olicc Commission "Unless ILc uii'Ciiis.itinH in! icvcnl iiialiciotvi M'.s the safely oi ll.c JIOIVIT ar.'l i pumping system vciv discloses 'who the perpetrator 1 shall hr 'compelled to disnm.s i.eaily tiie whole I the old slaH." Tiiis was the ttionn out THEY HA VEX'T ARRIVED IN LKTHMIDGE-.-YEI mm HIT Made by President in Annual licporl to the Associate boards CO-OPERATION IS NEEDED Retiring Head of Organization Tells of Work Accomplish- ed in Past Year 1MIXEI) I'ARMlNfJ i Association Has Done Much to Get Farmers Heller Prices for Their Products ____ Kt-id. Chines e nbtiul for ihe past few days about BWordEDicn of the day. Since the seucllion broke o'-it he has bcc-n In Mexico, is determine-! lhat very dot- people idea that OrienUl i-au be incducerl became the changes al the C'oalls sub-port, anj recently the Herald received a letter from lilm annn-jnciug that ho fom 0( he rcaclieil ar.J hens aie fed on chop s-jty, and are them in an effort 10 itriuce the lisli dcprerialiui.s r.ot oc-. tost of living. langes at the C'oalls sub-port, anj recently the HeraM received a letter from him annn-jnciug that ho fom 0( u, olhing authentic was available-, had been allowed to join Villa's as an honorary member. cur again. but nothing until tills moraing when the word rainc from Ottawa. George licld the position ol nrevcnlive officci at Coutts, is transfcrrcil to Letlihridgc H? preventive officer, auil is in today to take over his rj'Jt- irs. No racatioa is m.-iuc in the in'inlcation regarding the appointnicnl ut a subcoliector at Coutts, anil it is taken that tlie appointment ol Mr. Vrlcc, to whom the. local Conserva- tive association toot exception he was appointed acting sub-collec- tor, which position he UOTV will be confirmed. The Conservative. rissociatiori here wanted Jlr. Ttnnant appointed to succeed his father, but, llinisler oi .Customs informed the appoint- TABER J1AY HK There 'has been a ARRANGEMENTS TO PROTECT SHIPS IN HUDSON'S BAY AND STRAITS TO BE MADE I.etiibr'dsc- It is a different story. There are are a fe-.Ma the 'fa.jl lhat walks ot life, and was particularly been downed. noticeable for Uio number of oul-uf-1 who received, town visitors. of the result laid last'uithi. U ve-ry mueh pleased with the result, and in an interview with tho Herald this moniinj, said: "1 he school'has rlcnc cxccedlnsly wfil lo even'set into the finalF, and lo come within two big loan ofired by Canada LIBRARY LEAGUE HEADQUARTERS IN LETHBRIDEE it was be" That is Latest Scheme of Commissioner Tracy Who is Receiving Much Encouragement in His Campaign now pays one-halt ol one p more interest ar.d gels a slightly bet- ter price. 1 estcrday saw quite a good dcniar.d for the undccuritmg of the. new issue ftr.d a? the day'worc on the disturb- ing effects of ihe loan disappeared, es- pecially wtiea it liccatnc known that attvise sliip captoins as to the location ot ice and-the safest course. JI. G. II. Stewart, the D.D.G.M. of tho dlslricl, is to hn complimented un the success of hia undertaking, the first of its kind ever held in I.eth- uridee, and it is safe lo'say that suc- ceeding D.r.a.JI.'s will bo called on hy Iho lodges of the district lo per- So far as the iiiHuence polunie Ihe "Ipdsc of instruclion." of ;3 concerned, we find present condilions ol service can only be limited. (.Costinued no p.ije poinls of the cup, is a matter of much The degree work in each c.-vse Mas splendidly' performed, and llic ail- .iresses on Ihe degrees, delivered by W. Urn. b. llardie (Norlli Klar Lodge Xo. W. liro. liakcr (Alberta Ixidge, MacIcodl.'W-. liro. Thompson lhat they induce a greater interest In public speaking among all tiie pu- pils, and thonsli wo did not'win tho championship, we arc getting the I rame amount oi Kood. and the in-1 LETHBR1DGE LADY BAKES CAKE WITH-i LETHBRIDGE LEMON Have you seen Letlitridpe'a of oranges and lemons? H was biuvepled yesterday, wllh tha sum lolal of tbrco oranges anil lemon. Thn crop L- nol one. but it soinc-thtng. Alberta grown ap- pleH are lioconilng common, aud can seen most any time, and Ihere rnay j; nil kinds ot Ipmons ill the viclnily liul a real home srown one right from seed to maturity, la a novelty. (LctlvlirWgo and liro. Major Hnrr.elt wag the grower, anrl flic money was lions already existing. FETHY BEY WAS NAUTIC VETERAN OF THE BALKAN WARS Constantinople, P'rti. 28. V'elhy lley anii fladi Hey, young officers nl the Turkish military aviation corps, were killed totlay wlillo atlcropllng to 'fly Constantinople to andrla, Kgypt. After leaving Dan'ascus en the ivnj to .Icriisalcm, the aeroplane hroVc down 11 awl Ihe two aviators Idl with it from a high Fctliy" Hey rendered great 1o the Otlonian drniy duriiii; Ilal- war, maliini; many daring (ii.qHls over thn HuljnrlM's position, bring- ill; back valuable car, and is dclay'ej seven honts. None of the passengers were injured. The States, (.'eminent icachin.q the forwaicitd as well as nsli correspondence anti press ways and means penult. l.rlli- indieaffs people ol bridge plays so important a Pact engineer received slijlit injuries. The Canada are ready and waiting for the the promotion ol the 1'osl.xl Library accident was caused" through a box postal I.ibrarv, and in my opi'ilori we I .shall, of course, be pleased il there car ucinR carried away from Morris, to step lively or Ihf- Van- Inrge of local in- Man., in a heavy sale and speeding will bMt us lo il. i am just tftcsl." Man., in a heavy gale and speeding will hMt us lo il. 1 an: stiiitli at flic rate of eighty miles an publishing a second edition ot honr. and Answers residing tlic 1'os- The expicss sloped the runaway, (ai Library and through (he kindness bnl in so doing put the locomotive Of the Herald a ropy o! the same f.MiOl.UIKNT I11.ANK I'ill out and mail ,it once. out of P. M. G. STILL SUPREME Wafhlngton. Keb. 27. Amend- llio of power Eo lower rates and aller regulations of Ihe parcel post-were thrown out by tho Ser.alo today. will he delivered to iis I.rlhhrliJze t'ity subscribers viilh loday's paper. Anjone adilltional copies can pra-ure the satnc- ftcc. of charge at he widely HrmarVs dlsirihitrd anil carries vilh it .an inviialinn lo join the 1' Lcajw-. -Many, ol .those beard-ftoDi lAddrrsj FIGHTING JOE IS ILL Has Walking B? Con- fined to Bsd for Some Weeks .Vc.iv York. r'eb. Mattia, M. 1'. for Kast 6i. Pancras in Ihe Itri- lisn Ilo'ilre of CommoiiP, and one lime prcinipr'of llrllis'l wln> lias lieeu ill in Moiml pllal for tlic past Iwo or t'.ircc- UCCSH. suffered v. rebpse tills morn- Itie. I'r. Vincbc-ry, Ms says dial it as thoiiKh Mr. .Martin was suffering from walking wlilrh''v.'Ciild hlfl tuenl some ijinc. hers Ijriiir, Trof. and Jolm r.rovincial lace this morning, siiok't for -the duality of ID PCfl DflCC lii btU._KUoo KILLED OOK TUK.T TOR LAST NIGHT AND DEATH IS EX-' PECTED HOURLY Toronto, Feb. 28. "Slf George. ROSE; in a condition. His recovery cannot be expected. (Signed) Goltlle." above bullttm vtas iisueci ot one o'clock today by Of. AnscleF, Feb. Paul Krcil Ktcgal. employee of o I.os An geles autcmohile firm, vcas killctl day his car, on lln: way to th< Sanla Monica ( I'ris race, striicV a ciirh anil lurllc. Four nicr in the car him esrai'td sliBhl InJr.rlM. Go Idle, chleT physician to. Sir Geo. Ross. The doctor said lorfay the statesman could not live more ;hai one op two more days at mast and" thai his death might occur at any moment. Sir George's family have bsen summoned to his bedsfdl and he has not a chance for recovery, Up to last night seem' cd to be holding his .j EARL OF MINTO IS STILU WEAKER -'t l.onJon, The of Minto weaker (hia morn- -5 ins. ;