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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XHL TWELVE PAGES LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 38' NT AA Armistice Day Shooting Which JStirred America Being Aired in Court PROSECUTION HAS OVER 300 WITNESSES MONTESANO, Wash.. Jan. trial cl eleven Industrial Workers of tlio World charged with murder in connection with the shooting to dcalh of Jour former coldiej-t> at Ccnlralia, Wush., on Armistice Day, opened here this morning. Defense counsel an- nounced a second request for a change of The .trial was transferred Montcsano, scat of Gray's Harbor counly, from Lewis where Iho Ehoollng occurred. Defense couruel then, as acrar, charg- ed soiilluicnl'against the defendants would' deprive tbem ot a fair (rial. -It that ten weolis will be nneossary forrthd trial Tho has a Hat ot more witnesses, anil'-tho "defense is Giiiil to present fully one hundred Lackner is Caught By City Police Found Hidden in Bed at 124 Fourth St k Fractured capcd'frOm tJia linn mcial jail ail Fr (Uy, was located In tho city in a'bac! top room at 424 4lh St. S. on Satur day evening, about 6 y'clock, by Chie ]iardy and Detective Sid WaMIs o the city police. Ho was fiiifferini from a Fractured leg, sustained wliH making Jils and a frozen ham The escaped-11011 was.convey lo lh jail in Iho amoulanco after'recelvin first aid. I.scknar when tlUcovereJ was hit deti in a bert with the clothes throw over I'.un, and at first stg.it it lookc as though nobpily v'as occupying Hi bed, there being a depression ii: (h rnntro whore be lay. Tho escape was a sensational .one, tlio prisoner in getting out o[ his ceil, Some 30 feet from the ground, wctit along the ledge of the..window for Jibout 30 Ringing lo tho ledge by llio tijts of his fliiBurs while ho was hanging on to It, iherd -being no foot- room, to save himself-from falling on to the hard concVeto below. lie had travelled to where thcro was 11 quantity, ot snow, he threw himself bach ward on to a protruding part oC Uic roof and then, on lo the EIKJJV, gelling away limping. British New Shell is Best fiver LONDON, British navy may be glven'a new and "unsurpatMd'i wtapon. In a large which will pierce.the heaviest annbur'without1 shatter- Ing, uld 8lr Robert chairman and-EnilWi'director of Hadfleldy Llnilttd, steel manu- fKtuiw, He Indicated that powwMloii >uch a shell dur- Jng great'war would have been V Inestimable value to the Britlth fleirt. "The been, accomplish- he the'last few days of getting .the largest calibre of armour-piercing shell unbroken throuoh the thlckeit of modern hard-faced armour plate. Thlt re- sult'will render the British gun Unsurpassed, Incomparable, and the master In any naval engagements of the future. "If we had possessed such a shell In the war many of the German bat- tleships would have been 'scuttled' long before their end at Scapa Flow." Engine Ploughs Through Sleeper; Eight Are Killed BRYAN WON'T SUPPORT HOOVER AS PRESIDENT XASHVILLK Tcnn.. Jan. 2C. a statement of posltotn ou tho questions at issue by Herbert Hoover, Wtl- llam J. Bryan told newspaper- men ue could not consider the candidacy of the Cornier food a-dhiioistratoT pros- Identlal nomination. 4 ff y Worst Train Wreck in History of North Bay Division of C.P.R. Occurs Sunday Section of C.P.R. No. 1 Stalkd When Second Section Crashes Into Rear Doctot Among Those Dead. Saturday, night was.'a lively warm nlgh.t as regards weather conditions that have been' prevailing, the rising to 17 1-2 below. Ori Suridsy iromlrg it stood at 18 Last night the to 25 be- low. During Sunday the-highest temperature-registered ;was 13 be- low and the minimum 16 below. The precipitation yesterday was .13, making the total 'precipitation for January-so'far.'.S4. This beats the average tor the past elghtee'n .'years. The total registered during January last year was .06. 'January a rule Is a'month'wrth very little pre- cipitation. The forecast 'for Tuesday is fair and decidedly cold. Hon. Walter Rdllo Tells Reason For .Brantforil Labor Mem- i bier's Bolting PAY ROLL IS STOLEN BY AHMED MEN JlliUBANK, N.J., Jan. Tbrec armed men who made all Saturday with the irayrpil of tho Sid- jnuud lustier company in tin auto- anoWlc, -and' Wdnanpcd tho guards, were traced -through towns in northern Jersey by their Irafl hi tho sntiw. Two of the men, em- Jiloyees company, with In Etiilcasos, woro arrested six hours hiler at 1'crtH Amboy as they wero tthoul to lake a boat for New York according lo thu third .irreslod in Philadelphia. OnL, Jar. Hon. Waller Hollo, minister of- labor and health, at n meeting o[ tbe labor party iiero sfated that the. cause of the "sore- Erzeberger is Wounded By Assassin BERLIN, Jan. hiss Erz- berger, minister of finance, was wounded by a thot fired at him today. Kerr Erzbergftr Wit shot as he was leaving the criminal court building after a hearing in the H e Iff e rich suit Only one shot struck the minister. Entberger was slightly I ed Tn the shoulder. His assailant, who gave his name as 6ltwig von Hirschfeld, was arresled. 'Flu Decreases In Chicago But Deaths Higher .CHICAGO, Jan. death toll from Influenza and pneumonia was the heaviest since the epidemic began. Health Commissioner Hobinsbu reported this morning, iut the total o! eyes of-.tolh diseases showed.; a very "marked decrease. 'Mr. Robinson is that tho cpidemlc.-ia rou the wane.-11 New cases of influenza reported to day number 1.05S, ns compared with list Friday's high mark ot New cases of pneumonia totalled 250, du'r- mg the past 24 hours, as against 321 last Fridc'y. Deaths from influenza today numbered Oy, and from pneu- monia 62. In Twenty States WASHINGTON', Jan. is now. prevalent generally throughout twenty stales, the public health ser- vice announced today, and had made its appearance In a number of others. Two thousand cases in Jlicli igan wero reported today, while Kan- sas City reported thirty-six deatUs dir NORTH BAY, Ont, Jan. fifteen are dead and a large number Injured as this result of the wont train wreck In the history of this of the Canadian Pclfic Railway, which occurred at Cordell, 11 miles east of here this morning. Number One, Canadian Pacific Express for due here at 10 >.m, was running in two wcttons. Num- ber one section became stalled owing to the failure of the'engine to mafee imder the severe cold, and number two section csme around a curve on It. the locomotive of number two section telescoping the rear sleeper ef number ono section. It Is stated that torpedoes had been placed and precautions taken by the crew of the stalled train, but U Is too early and there is as yet too much confusion existing to be certain on this point. The two sections, It is were running very close. M an early hour this morning the railroad headquarters furnished the following revised list of seven dead in ttje collision and state there is a potslbllity.'of at least one more: Mrs. Hugh Peden, Vancouver. Wallace antl Hugh Peden, ions of Mrs. Pcden. James Tilley, Vancouver. Dr. J .W. Chambers, Calgary. son of C. H. Beale, Vancouver. C. sleeping car conductor, DEAD PLACED AT EIGHT Jan. dead 'in the wreck-on the Pa- cific Railway at Corbeil, Ont., on Sunday -morning, remained at eight, according to early advices to the hea'dl.offices of the com- -pahy here'today. CHAS. MURPHY, OWES LIFE TO UNBILLED, ORDER to the central station staff to attach the private car of Charles Murphy, general manager of the Canadian .Pacific Railwayiwestern lines, the first section 'of the Vancouver express whitr. was wrecked at Corbeil yesterday morning, 'were, not carried put. To this fact he owes his Tile private car was not station after the first section pulled out, as it was Mr. Murphy was sleeping "There wiNi be some trouble over yard of- ficial, ''is: he called attention to the facf that the car there. V'v It .was attached to the second Rrobably Itr some hours after leaving Ot- tawa that Mr. Murphy awoke and that he; was on the second section. TORPEDOES FAILED CAUSE OF WRECK' MONTKBAJv of ness" of Mayor 31. McUriJe of HrauUonl, in coiihccllon wltli the Tlrury yovernmeiit bi.i non-elec tlon by the United Fanners o! representatives for a port- folio in the government, Jlon. Sir. Hollo said Mayor McBriilc had approached him -before the cabinet was formed and 'suggested, 'that Labor should get positions in the cab- inet and that .MrL Hollo should get one of these- and Mayor .McDrkle the other. Mayor MclirUe bolted from tho Unit- ed Farmers of Gntario-kabor confer- encc because of this, Mr.. Hollo assert- ed. 0. G. Ilalcrov.'vns at tho meotlnr; and stood by the; published remarks about Premier Unify riot being the In an for Ihe .poslllon, He said tbo premier had no right to dabble in tar- iff matters. ectly attributed to tho disease. None in Saskatchewan REGINA, Jan. far as .lie provincial bureau of public health las been ofliclully advised there has jceu no case of Siuinlsh Influenza in :he province of Saskatchewan Ibis vear. Spanish influenza is a notifiable .nd rcportable disease, and all cases occurring in the province must be reported lo tho provincial bureau of lealth. A week may elapse, however, before the bureau Ijas official advice ot a case. BULGARIAN MUfc'DER.ER. IS REPRIEVED KITCHENBH, Ont.j Jan. 30.- On the ore of hla execution for murder Stoke Boyeff, a Bntgnriatii last night receiv- er! from Ottawa, a SO days'-reprieve. Tho sentence of death in a. case ot a companion, Tvan Pelon'j.who wns con- cerned in tbo crime, rfas commutcl some days ago to life imprisonment. Modern Dance-Is It Decent? Cardinal Decrees Against It torpedoes to explode loudly enough to ho heai-il ahore tho roar the train wag the causo of the rpar-ond collision r.t Corbcil Hie Canadian Paclllc Hallway in wlilcli eight or morn people lost their lives, according !o reports reaching the com- Ditiiy's ofliccs hero this morning. Wlien the "first nection transcontincn- ral train -n-as stalled owing to tha dif- ficulty in raising.steam through the extreme cold, its crew went back along the track and fire-.J torpedoes to act as a warning the second section. The.members of the crew of the sec- ond section report that they Heard no reports from tlio explosion the tor- anil their train ran into a Viill- nian car ot the first section which was telescoped. EIGHT KILLED THE FINAL COUNT NOHTH DAY. Out., Jon. 25 Canadian persons, in- cluding a mother and two children going to Vancouver, nnd one employee tho Canadian 1'aclfic Railway, woro {Illed Sunday morning's crash at The injured, all of whom joimd for western points, number Jiirtcen. The Canadian Facifffc Railway is- Twenty-Four Delegates Present of Terrific Fight With International sued tho-following casualty noon: Known Dead Mrs. Pertcn and two children, Van- couver. James Tillcyi Vancouver. J. W. Chambers, Calgary. Simons (C.P.If. Mont- real. Master Vancouver. Ono not yet Identified. INJURED NUMBER NEARLY'A'SCORE Tho injured in tlie hospital here are: Miss Loughlin, from Galston, Scot- land, en route to hands cut, face bruised, arms all bruised. Klemm, Calgary, draw- ingroom A, Car One, injury to face aud suine. Mrs. KaUierlne Klemm, Sr., Calgary, fractured. ribs', head scratched, legs ami arms bruised. Klemtn, Calgary, surface wounds, head, arms and cbest. Miss Dorothy Skeens, advise 'niotl; er, Mrs. liall Ave., Loi Iliree, car three legs bruised, cuUdown.back. Jlrs. HasmuEsen, left slioit! dor fractured; clavicle and left hum cms broken, bruises over body, poorly Oeoree Hasmussen, husband; on wedding trip Jrorii Deumafk gojng to Seattle fd amis and body. T. J.' Siiencer, 'Medicine Hat, upper i two, car'threo, wrist wound, cUtclied.j Arthur.' Benaglia. 'en route lower five, car