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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume IV. Lethbrirtjre. Alta.. Saturday, January Number Import on Shearer Investigation Out Verdict of Jury at Bellevue Inquest PIECES ON SHIP Two Thousand Passeng- ers On Board at the Time San Francisco, Jan. a South- era Pacific terry boat, bound from this city to Oakland, and carrying more than passengers, an unidentified man blew himself to pieces with a Btick of dynamite tonight. Two others (were seriously injured. Ten minutes after the boat, the Berkley, left the San Francisco dock at 5.40, an uniden- tified man shouldered his way througl the throng on the lower deck, and rush into the lavatory. An instant later there was a terrific explosion. Roy U. Sampson and Edwin M. Offshiter, of .Oakland, were injured. The body, of the man was blown to 'bits. The explosion was followed by a stampede on the lower and upper fiacks. Several excited passengers raised a cry that the boat was sinking. Captain Jones, with-his officers, fin- ally pacified passengers, and af- ter ten the 'boat pro- ceeded to the Oakland shore. Hanging of Chobator First in History of the Citu %Jf MANY LITTLE MUTES New York, Jan. drill 225 deaf and dumb children from fire tonight, when flames broke out in the upper story of the institu- tion'for deaf mutes, while the thirty in- structors were all at supper in the basement. There was no panic and there were no injuries, but the heat and smoke pressed the rear guard hard, and the police and bystanders vied with other in helping the-last comers 10 the street. ICE HOUSE BURNED H AMU-ION Hamilton, Ont, Jan, large Sce'-house and coal sheds of the Magee NEGLIGENCE AND E1DEN PREPARING FOR MANUAL TRAINING Verdict of the Jury in the Bellevue Inquest One Juror Dissented as to Cause of Explosion-Deaths- Due to Carbon monoxide Poisoning -Draegar Telephones UndergroMd Are Advised by the Jury ;V Bellevue, jury in the case oi the coroner's inquest into the cause oi the death of the 2.. That a TJraeger apparatus sta- tion be established in this district. That telephones be established Walton Ice and Goal ihe thirty-one men who came to their the.. underground workings under Stewart street station of the.G. T. Rail: death in the Bellevue mone on. tho 9th way, were completely destroyed by j of last December, arrived at a verdict fire late to-night, -while the railway'.at midnight, after.hearing the expert station itself, which has been eye! evidence of Mr. James Ashworth, sore to the citizens, had a.narrow es-jwh0 was the last witness examined. Yesterday Manual Training.instrucr tor Lynn of the Calgary schools, was in the city at the request of the school board, to look over the city and advise them regarding the "estab- lishment of manual training this city. Mr. with Supervisor Hamilton and Trustees Stewart.'ant Johnston went around the. city most- ly with the idea of getting some.idea of the distances in the residential por- tion. In ihe afternoon they visited the different schools of the city. In WORLDWIDE SEAMAN'S STRIKE When cape, the direction of the wind it. l-oss, The firemen directed their efforts to saving the freight and pasanuKG-r cars in the railway yards, it beins irapos-j sible to save the burning hidings JUDGE ROBSON'S REPORT SAYS CHARGES MADE BY SHEARER VERE TRUE Were :Winnipeg for Provincial License Department The verdict is as follows We, the jurors in this case, find that thirty men came to their death by carbon- monoxide poison and that one- man amo to his death by carbon-monoxidp.- oison and fractured skull. The ca'c- )0n-rrr0noxide being, generated by'per- ussion caused by a rock slide, 'which occurred above seventy-six aud seven- ty-eight chutes. The following riders were attached to the verdict: .Winnipeg, Jan. 'much can- report of .Judge Robson on the Shearer vice charge, was passed on by Acting-Premier Rogers, to the Cityj Clerk today. It is a voluminous docu- ment, reviewing-the original charges published in the Toronto papers, and the. investigation. Robson's findings are as follows: 1. That the 'charges as to vice in appearing as headings to the newspaper item in question are true. 2. As to the charges made 'by Dr. Shearer, so far as it condemns the conditions of things in Winnipeg as re- gards the question, of social vice, I have to report that a policy of tolera- tion of the offence in question in a statutes of Canada; that the duty o the police is to enforce the law. that the police commissioners have nc Jan. to the detention: of'J. Ashward on the t- -the evening there was to have been a road from Fern.it there was no morn-. ing session of-the inquest today and 'meeting of-the board to meet the. supervision wherever practicable. That a thorough investigation he, made of-'means .oi preventing loss oi life by caves in mines. "the mine at that We consider the negligence is in oa Wednesday by being caught between, a moving, mine car and the, timbering- in the-haulage way. Fire: Ross Hallswbrth was called at the pp'eaiug of the afternoon session lo repeat a portion of his evidence about the blind, rooms above 51 chute, which'had been reported differently by stenographer and attorneys. i Mr. Ashworth -was then sworn and evidence on the part of the operators and miners in tlie carrying out of ttifi Coal Mines'.Act ami we would most strongly recommend a stricter adher- ence to the-intent of this act. Mr. begin Lynn and discuss, the matter ihqr- until four. lorlyrfive. this afternoon. 'oUghly, hut unfortunately only Messrs. Coroner Pinkney.went to Burmis to plcetwood aud Johnston could'bepres hold an' inquest upon the body of Tim They held Som6- d-s: a voung man 22 years 'cussion with Mr. Lynn, but at the re- quest of. the chairman, he will send the board a written report, and :will also send a sketch such ;a uilding as he would suggest. _ Will Take Place Coronation Traffic Is On New York, Jan. Timet: tomorrow will say that according Matthew T. Bade, of the Seamen's Union in Great Britain it has beck' decided to call a world-wide the Union and "that it was also plaa- ned to call a strike on miners" der to further complicate the situa- tion. Steamship officials here-1 say they know nothing of the movement. Increased wages will-be the demand, and it is planned -to call the during the coronation of King George. 1. ed. That more inspectors be appoint Lighilieart, one of the jorojs concurred in the verdict as fa'r as to the cause of death being from carbon-monoxide poison, but recorded his dissent as ro the carbon-monoxide. began" his evidence as an expert, but having ieen caused by the cave of adjournment for.-dinner was taken at" seven.-tliiir.tvY WASYLCHp EXPIAlD CRIME be adopted. They had no idea they were abrogating the law.. Judge Robson, in the course of his ment of Dr. Shearer that baw- dy house was an. illicit liquor dive was and .he mildly censured the provincial authorities, and also the with regulations as to adopted by the police FROM HUDSON'S BAYTOPAaFIC Two Railway Companies Seeking Charters to Build Ottawa, Jan. will offers under the city charter.to to parUanicnt lhis year for .old the enforcement of the in! Tr ny area, or against anv. class of incorporation oi the Hudson s. enders. These gentlemen sincerely j Bay, Peace River and Pacific Ry. Co. bought that it was in the 'public in-j which proposed to build from Fort erest that the policy known as the1-Nelson to Fort. Churchill, then passive segregating of the evil should! edy to Fort Vermillion on the Peace ROITS IN BOMBAY EIGHTEEN KILLED Bombay, Jan. teen. persons were killed and twenty-four .others wounded during yesterday's rioting. As the occasion of the Muh- arrat Festival brought about a clash between the Sunnites and the Shiahs, and troops cal- out restore order. They -xfired several volleys into the mobs. ,i, .1, ,1. J- i 4, A T -J. Tr T M FIFTY YEARS A POSTMASTER- St. Catherines, Jan. nearly fifty years service m the office, Al Rigging, deputy postmaster here, died today after a long He was a brother of Police Magii-' trate C. E. Riggins, of Beamsville. if- .1 Mtflrfera-6f; Calmly was Instant Waszl Chobator, murdered of Alex, the doctors examined it, and the jurors River, thence sotilh-wcslerly to Fort St. John, thence westerly to Laurier Pass on the Fort Simpson also from St. John to Edmonton. Alaska and Yukon Railway will ap- ply for extension on time for con- limited area, conduct, was commissioners, that an area -was accordingly estahliehed by lmmqra; women, that since October, 1909, there was no attempt to restrict the increas of houses of vice in the area, and the number of houses of this claes grow Irom 23 to 50. 3. That illicit liquor dealing ha been general, and continuous in th fiouses in'4.his area, and that, as al- ready particularly shown, the law re- garding same has not been proper- ly enforced. 4. That the result of the state of affairs has been the disturb- ance of peace and good order in the locality, a menace to morals and great depreciation in the value of the property of the neighboring residents. 5. That the above conditions were not brought about by the corruption of any police authorities, and that the occupants of the referred to do not pay for police protection. (Signed) H. R. ROBSOK, Comraiisioner. HJudge in the course of his lengthy review, said that the articles in the Toronto Globe, Mail and Em- pire, and World, were published with prominent headlines containing state- civic authorities, who apparently bad struction and for legislation to expend not been aware that'under the amend- fifteen per cent, oi the amount of -its ment to the license act of 1003, they capital for four years and ior coav were empowered to unite with the pro- pletion in seven years. The Dom-jn- vrncial authorities in the suppression, ion Development Railway Co. will of illegal liquor selling. AERO CLUB HAS A PECULIAR D1FFSCULTY New York, Jan.. Aero Club of America finds itself in an unusual position owing to the that its newly elected secretary, George F. Campbell-Wood, is a British subject. There is no question of Mr. Campbell- Wood for the place those who are I seek incorporation. It will run j the Naas river on Portland Canal to Fort Churchill and The Quebec and Great North West- 'erly Railway, which will apply for a charter, proposes to run from Port Arthur to New Liskcard and Mani- wckj and from Maniwekj via Couloage river to Ottawa, from New Liskcard to A.bitibi, from New Lisk-oard to Tcmiskaming and from a point on .the OF Bill Introduced by Hon. Frank Oliver-Deport- ing Immigrants Ottawa, Jan: House Commons had a very quiet day yes terday. Hon. Frank Oliver introduced a bill i respecting forest reserves and parks. H was given a- first reading. The bill is 10 create a new schedule of forest reserves on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains, the eastern boun- darv'oV which will'be from the Yei_ easily :and unhelned up the steps to'ing tne assigning to their !the scaffold. -With his eyes piaceSt everyone that entered. A partr lowhend Pass, north. The bib wUhom a perceptible'tremor, he (of about tventy of CbobotartTfellowi vides that when the government sets stood, the executioner pinioned countrymen endeavored to Lazuruk, paid the penalty of his crime morning. .At 6-25 hour before death watch-at the barracks, the past two months and a half, has been keeping perpetual watch over the condemned man, delivered him over to the the inexorable quickly dis- patched .him to meet.his Maker. -The hanging took.place in th'e hay- at the barracks.. Chobator walk- ed unassisted from the guardroom to i the scene of the execution and ran viewed the body, and then left'tO held the customary inquest. No one was present at the execution the hangman, officials, mounted policemen and newspapermen. Greek New Day The barracks grounds were with human life at six New day Greek Catholic Church, condemned man was a member. Fur-coated, moccasined policeman, with lanterns, flittered about, asjtlt- the forest rest-rve it lias the. power to. a portion out of tho reservation ior farms-or parks. Pow- him and placed the black cap over his heats. I grounds, but having no pasies, denied admission. They itood .In- It was then that, in a high-pitched i huddled mass on Asbmead street and crs are the expropriation jtone' clearl-v audible to one injwatched the grim precession he called out: "Me no Mayor Adams is opposed to the the'-'property which may be held bv jthe taking of a at the present privat-c individuals. which ieata a remark Construed time. He says that it insist in the timbcirIimils or to have some connection his re- Ihe spring of Insl vcar and should he: ipaso, wil, t with iut llS'on- last 1IS Endows of the. guard room, which eon timr. ,hk On V w in UIlf 3 l '.-had heen administered to him an hour lor tho time being was the ceatrVof the sana- time th.s jear. On he expropriated. bv Father attraction the guard room. Then they depariURL, Lights flickered through, and ows passed back arid forth across raising tho question of citizenship to Michipicotcn. maintain it is unprecedented for a man who holds what is necessarily a most active official position in avia- Thomas Kennedy is completing his tion in America in be a citizen of an-' "all in the North Ward, is get- other country and particularly of a ting out plans for throe houses; winch country which America now has an .he will erect so soon as tho weather aviation dispute. j opens up. the-ground there will he no iasccv N> East Huron, intro- census while lie is mayor, he says he bills, one to make it pos- "sces no the taking ni the siMe to deport, ..immigrants within Dominion in June should in fnllr years, of their landing in Kanada. any fonfii.-; with the city census jf guilty of carrying oRcnsive. in April'or weapons. The other is to th." To the that with the Do- acceptance of secret commissions a i minion in June there will be criminal .offense. no need of n voiicc census in the spring he tliat the nonun- ion figures will probably not be made kcr, who. however, left the barracks) Would Not Dress berore the execution, r.nd did not're-! A of.ham and eggs.and coffee was taken the condemned man '5.. iat 5.45, .but be. declined to eat.-J-At Thcre BALFOUR MADE UNIONIST PARTY ACCEPT PLATF public scrr. Against tiie linn are a Inrijr rightfully Ww. winter, tir ;i coast, an'! tba- time to n The lakini: of orijir.illy llic ahsrnn: oi J the council, a! hoard oj r months afterwards. of the ccnsiis hi- argues thai of pcoplf iiorc. sncndiacc tion of it, at is a renstis anyway. :iie police census was .'or May, but during mayor in the east. the request of thn -hanged the date to Sterling "Newton, caught in t was f-irn until afcer it was over., was. therefore, no priest on lows with him. Ths Lever Fuiled Immediately, the doomed man was pinioned, snn the nooso adjusted, as ______ 'Sheriff Voung gave tho signal.'and of Lindsay, had said. "May the Lord b.ive mercy on your soul." the hangman pxilled the the shaft- lever, and tho poor wretch's soul "riad narrow escape with his .'led. After the body had been cut S S-G E iih London, Jan. unusual a scction of the Unionist party of lure of a political slander siiit is like to enliven the coming session of j t Jan. Mfti. and of Police GiHes- mcnts either false or grossly exagger- ated. The publishers of these were i notified of the commission, but bad (Parliament tor Winston Churchill has J Plans m the Unionist policy. not seen fit to be represented. He sug; issued a writ claiming damaces for gested that the city defend itself from which lie was leader, against his ion of referendum as a permanent. atwcrcs by seeking amend- dtM-amalion o[ ch3ractcr aganst that "Mr. Balfour threat- rned TO resign the leadership of thn pie was instTucie-l to have the forms printed and oilier preparations to take ii- on day (which is tn- however, view ot the hittnriy coif? weathr.r and a view of hrineiisc; the natler again ment to its charter enabling it to pros I Un5or'ist orator' T- B- Spencer. The ecute for Jibe! in such cases. alleged slander wa; uttcrcn in y-cMed. In reviewing the history of scgroga-jsPcecn nude by Mr. Spencer in Devon- 'committees have been appointed to in lion in Winnipeg. Judge Kobsoa during the recent election. the electoral oreani7ation of flown very clearly that the keeping oft According to reports A. J. Balfour the Unionist party tr> discover the bawdy houses is illegal under the {has succeeded in superseding a revolt j remediable defects" in it. i party unless his course was approved. at the cour.cii on the discontrptcd members night, HIP rravor postponed its JaVr- however, small JR? until If after discussing and also recoivt-d methods of it oii Moiuiar ?.r.u hearing the'mayor's government. "ioe counril deeidrs to co sen. timer t nr-jually diridrri between the ahead. Chief Gillnspie. will start his present form of mayor and i. 20, the hangman, a local man, enter- led his ceil. A minute-or two was lowing to the condemned man's, aver- ,sion to putting on his coat and 'He wanted to walk to the he had slept, with only hfs shirt .and socks on. He had to be ban deaf fed and his coat and moccasins put on him by main force. Outside a sleigh to carry him, in case he weak- ened. There was no need of it, hdw- evcr. The guard room door opened. The Sheriff and Provost-Sergeant came Ilrst, and some distance behind them the condemned man, and fonr police- men. The hangman brought up the rcnr. Chobator walked without a faltsr across the intervening one hundred and fifty yards to the stable. He step- n jped nimbly np the stairs to the scaf- tem. On the preference as between i, ,A _ .._ v Told, the guards running to keep np ihr: board oi control and tn? commis- w, w sion form of government fnlly twice j' Jargc scction of noor beaeath the number of electors favored theiwas removed, revealing a pit some last.. Its advocates look for its es- seven feet square and seven feet deep, en a pleoiscite vote- Another plebi- ;tablishment here next vear. Quickly the hangman, masked in scilr advisrd hui'.d5nK legislation 'black, except for narrow silts cat for, strietir.g the height of buildings to F. J. Gumming, of the 0. W. Kcrr holes, fastened three straps ar- tea stories with a total of 120 feet, 'Co., returned last night from a the doomed wretch, one around civic, day visit in Minneapolis, where he'his ankles, another around his tigha, N GOV'T Vancouver, .fan. a vote of fiTjr to one, the electors of Vancou- ver have decided against, a policy of of churches from taxation The latter vote showed has been attending the annual meeting jand tho third pinioning his anas Vs sides. The black cloth WM to out on Tuesday. of the Farm the xvcarhe.r (government board of coatrol sys'able and not Spcnritv Co. He therr has bcrn comfort- cold. oa tkat .1 ;