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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 13, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume IV. Let'hbridge! AUa. Friday, Jan., 13 1911. TRAVERS OF FARMERS BANK PLEADS GU1IIY TO CHMGg ARRANGEMENTS NOW QEING MADE FOR THE CORONATION FAMOUS MAKER OF AFFIDAVITS 6 DEAD IHN. TO DAMAGING EVIDENCE IS GIVEN BY FORMER MINE PLANS ARE MADE More Extensive Even Than That of King Edward VII SHEARER; PPORT ISJfEPf DARK Winnipeg, "Jan. ment reticence has settled like a 'blanket again' today ov- er Judge report on the Shearer affair.' No one a- round the parliament build- ing professes: to any- 4. thing-about when it will be published, and .local newspa- 4 pers are equally in the dark. 4 X" It may be a "number; of days 4 4- yet-before the public are'per- mitted.tb know'the worst, if it be BO very bad. ;L AST DAYS Naval Reunion and Re- ception for Colonial and Foreign Envoys London, Jan. executive committee, having in charge the plans relative to the coronation of King George met and completed ten- tative arrangements, which will If any- thing be on a more extensive scale than at.the King Edward the Be.venth's Coronation. The route of procession to "Westmin- ister will be-the tame ,ag .on" the lait occasion. The BERUN OPPOSED TO FIRE BOSS SAID COMPANY'S PLANS OF BEUIYUE JBINE WERE INCORRECT Startling Evidence at Inquest Given by Former Employee of ilie Company Coal Taken Out by Guess-- Gas Leakages Left; Open Blind Rooms Left Gas Accumulated Corroborated by Present Employees j. 1 i (Speciaf to the Jan. tak- ing of evidence today before the Cor- of Gas Mr. Anderson admitted to the wit- ness that-he. did not know that sec- Berlin, JanV Berlin' Board of Trade at the'annual. meet- ing a'standing and unani- mous voice of over phe hundred mem- bers resolved of any reciprocity the bbt; prin- f: -imperial preference. by J. L. Breithaupt, i oner's .jury :was practically concluded Jtion of the" mine and the company with the exception of that of James [had no'plan of it. stated Ashworth, who is detained nt Ferine j that-between-.70 and 71'chutes there by the snow blockade which still con-j was a- sudden- turnover of the coal I scam the manner of 'working'adopted by the company was large area of coal with a OVERtH tinues. A wire him stating that ha will be along on the first train was received by Mr. Pinkney this after- the inquest .was adjourned and working there were paid by guessing; at the amount of coal Witnesc: believed that the worst-place in '-.the section between sixty-two and- seventy-five chutes was up the fourth and stated-that at.times he got a gas cap on his lamp at dump of Number-four breast.- -Also that at j Winnipeg, Jan. H; "Jfr still bitterly cold out the Canadian Weet- Fifty-: ij. two degrees below zero -X reported at fifty degrees below recorded.' last night at PrinceV .forty-four. below, at'.Cal-; gary, -and thirty-two below at Winnipeg. Many local coal are .running out great; has been the recent demand: at '110.50 -per-' ton. It comes hard on" poor folki. V if 4 ANOTHER EW this pa'fticulaY point be had reported i gas which'had two "days .to ''clear after brattice had been fixed and -j j uitiunk-t lictu. uttn li.vtu till, ten o'clock tomorrow. John m this region ja goort currenf Of air cstablisbed.: nerson, Inspector Hcathcote Oi> coal were Iying.on jseldom pit" thai re- nr RPVPU worn, Heath- tbe lower siae 01 Nurn- and Dr.- Revell .were examined, Heath cote at considerable length. The evidence of Fire .Boss John OH- pbant, which was taken during the ah sence of'.the Herald 'reporter, was the only testimony which departed from ter .the cerenaony.'' which was postpon- owing to. ,the '.delica'te .health, _wilV take place Stiii another royal proceasion to the Guildhall for the ment hai arranged _ for a subse- quent date.' The Coronation festivities will lagt from June 19 to June 30, and will include Review at Spit- head, at which the .King will pres- ent; probably, a military review and a royal reception in the honor of Colon- ial and foreign, envoys. seconded''by R." F. rice-president of Lab- or; ANOTHER BRIDGE OVER NIAGARA es.-ana foremen to work longer at Mr. .Campbell he slated' that, he-had continued-to leave been boss in the Wp.sfc Canadian Comnanv for tnrea.- r Montreal, Jan, ''questions' regarding has yet made understood that; will, do a lot of wor that the ventilation west this year. The Coal had been indiscriminately pillars ped trom the upper side of the Num- j coal.: and that the plan from six ber four Jjreast until it'becancJe too to seventy-five "was incorrect as ber four breist which was'covered by a rock which had fallen .ott .the, roof between sixty-two and sixty-sbc chutes. gion. .Plans'-Incorrect To Mr. Mackie the said that the piau shows m Over Trifee i ThousariiTis EstlmitiiSS 'i.; Canada ?f West' Canadian Company for months previous to Sept.'" 15th" the-evidence given, by other fire fcpss- as follows: "To tion of coal., the plan could the place where correct because some'of .the coal' such-.condition 4-v.c. ibppn ibiTpf .to Brandon, will, be'completed of stated that- ixty" new -line, north into .Sttmth'conaL- from total 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- Niagara Falls, Ont, Jan. 13. Frontier Electric Co., when he-resigned his position .because the .company-wanted him -tc, 'take turns'in., shift with .day and night men.' He did not wish to do went, to Number two mine ed as a digger. At about tha-t..time Pit Boss Anderson asked him" if 'he knew the district between Gl and..75 chutes in Number one mine. He said X U he-did" as he had been fire boss over g Death of Robert Cald- -4-V. 4- A n II' v measure, the coal j heen bridge this he meant'the coal-could "not out byjob thc worky- by- -men -who guessed at the of that -'point'. The company could. have -accurate knowl- edge of..'the -locality. He, the "pit boss, would also permit the' of blind rooms between fifty and six- ty chutes, that is without veniila- FAMOUS DRUCEJ CASERKALLED that territorv. IN TRAIN WRECK Batkvia, N. No. 40 of the New York Central Rail road, was standing at the station-here-this morning, train No, 23, also wectbpund, ran Into telescoping the rear car and crushing the of the: coach ahead. Three and twelve in- The body-of two of the dead were.under the engine of train No. 23. Only one body so far has recov- ered. Anderson asked hini which will trolley line hc would company's office .from Buffalo, to connect with the St. Cathenne's 4. and Toronto.line here, er-' ect a bridge across the Niagara v River. at Blairmo're and explain the district to .the officials of the company, wit- ness told- him -tbat any information wanted by the company could be had well the Great Affi- davit Maker New York, Jan. Cald' MACOUN PARTY en away; free, ING nothing.- "4- principal: by brattice and of break-age the blind acted as pockets-in--which gas would accumu- late and could "; rcmoveri in the natural course of. ventilation. In oth- er words the company's plans incorrect as to ventilation and as to .Man., Jan: "Jf principal: is Canada by the officials coming to Bellevun. well, "great American affidavit mak- actual conditions of-the mine in and n-ieeting'witness in conjunction erj" Wh0 figured as principal witness region. with a committee of miners. TAYLOR RE-ELECTBD MAYOR OF VANCOUVER Vancouver, Jan. L. D. Taylor, was re-electtd ty a majbritj- of over AWermau Morrison. BACK HER SON Chief Giflespie Give Joy to Mother and Son and Disappointment to Father-A Domestic Drama in Three Acts in Spokane :J 'and Lethbridge BliASDELL MAYOR Fcrnie, B. for rrayor alder men were held Act three o' a divorce suit and fight for thc custody of a child that was in the famous Druce will case in Eng- land, is dead here after an illness of more than two years. He died in the insane asylum at Ward's Island, where he was admitted in 1909, suffering from undefined mental and physical disease, which many months ago, left nim a complete wreck without hope of recovery. CaJdwell will rank in history as the most remarkable figure in one of the greatest legal fights ev- er wased in the English courts. Born in Ireland in 1S34, of parentage which he declined to discuss, he went to-London, when 19 years old, and according to his own story4 -was for a time in the service of the Dnk'e of Port land, an eccentric nobleman. He came to New York in and ob-j tainod employment with A. T. Stewart, tne great dry goods merchant. His connection with Stewart brought him more publicity in after life, when be made affidavits setting forth that the (Continued on -page not expectefl here.for ioverar days yet. Dog teams will be sent out from here to expedite' the lost stage of their thusand mile journey. won't sell any land (Continued page A MRS.BAKER Concord, N. watched the post office, but no; boy appeared. 'Yesterday morning while body of Mr. Stewart had been stolen j Travers pleaded guilty in the police Pleaded'Guilty to Three Charges Laid Against Him by the Crown-Magistrate Denison Wanted to Know the Facts of the Case Before Passing Sentence Toronto, Jan. Manager [by me, or by a jury'" asked the magls- courts' of Sriokane 'on dtlt-v at thc I3almorai the chicf b-v ancl charging that tnis _ _r -i 11 f nrfirtfl A Wash., recently, has been enacted in jticed a boy answering the description .given him. He asked him ii his name Lethbridge during the last three days, i was Beakley. The boy answered Act I. A few weks ago Mrs. Jos. Beakley, of Spokane, secured in that city a divorce from ber husband, and was also given by the courts the cus- tody of their only boy, Willie, aged 9 on three charges wart's will had been iprged for thai maladministration benefit of certain devises. Caldweirs last appearance in public tne Farmers Bank- was in December, 1907. He had just! Mr. Hartley H. Bewart, K. C., repre- been completely rtiscredited at the last'sented the accused. Crown Attorney] trate. "By answered Mr. In a husky "Do you plead guilty or not "On advice of answered Dewart, "he pleads guilty." "But what does he say ask residuary clause in the. will'-'oi Mary .Baker G. founder oif.ttui .Christian Science church.'U void, is the opinion of tor Wm. E: Chandler Hirris Tajrlpir; of "profeisor tional ;and >rgc Washington umversity, others as given Jut tonight. The clause provides lor a jift about to the First Of Christian Science, but not as ;JHJe mother, church." 1 A statute" of pro- hibiting a bequest to a church .of annually is basis of opin- ion which was written by Prof. Tay- lor. "Your mother wants to secjou'at renewa) 0> litigation in Eng- Uorley conducted the prosecution, and'ed the magistrate, "perhaps he knows the Hotel, said the While the British authorities after Traveirs bad pleaded, recited better." jand the boy, delighted, took to his 'wore among themselves as heels in the direction of the hotel- interesting facts regarding the years. Act II. Jos. Beakley kidcaps thr here today, small vote from his mother's custody and to polled, bwingVt'o a severe snow storm i escape the jurisdiction of the United and extremely cold weather, courts, fled with the child to snow on the streets.being so deep Canada. that it was almost impossible for a'Mrs. Bcakley learned tbat her husband and hag nQt team and sleigh to get through. The {with the boy were in Canada, poll resulted in tke election of A. W. j Act III. Mrs. Beakley, heavily vcil- BJcasdeH for a majority of ed, arrived in Lethbridge on Tuesday fourteen over jhis opponent, Thos.! and -showed her "credentials" to Chief Beck. Mr. BleaaaeiFs election is a. i Gillzspie. The chief informed her that popular one, he has served a term !he could not help her in any way ex- steps to take against him, Ca Id- operation of. the bank. There was a joyous reunion and well slipped away from London. mother and boy left the city either He arrived unexpectedly in New "Now, is Mr. Corley ready to go on Jn tne Travers' asked the mag- last night or this morning. j York city on December 22. He was ar jistrate... At ten o'clock this morning a man'rested immediately on a warrant) ...YcS; your 'entcred ihe P0lice station- "M-F boy sworn out by the British Consul, cbarg j h Alter the boy disappeared jwcnt QUt to a 7Cstcrd ws him with wilfnl penury the istme> t 4. 'Druco case, out on account of his i 1 WatlT, VOU "I will tiko fho .broken physical condition, the autn- 1 W1U taKC tn? general charge, tO nr.Q nirn, he Saiu "to the 1