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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta HUERMEES GUSEVA PROUP OF ATTEMPT Would-be Assassin of Mystic Lay Monk, Rasputin, Hopes He'll Die Declares He Was An Imposter and Wrecked Lives of Girls Wantonly Had Long Meditated Murder of Czar's First Time Emperor Dispatches Own Surg- eon to Bedside of Victim Who Will Recover St Petersburg, July 15-The Em peror's court plvtsiuan, prof.. Ser- FederofI and the Em- press' lady-m w aitjng, Mile. Viru- boua, started tcJaj lor Tyumen, Si- beria, au.ord.mg to the Courier, to attend the inislic lay monk and im- perial confident, Gregory Rasputin, who is recovering irom a wound in flicted h) a w 011311 who tried to kill him. OUSEVA TALKS In a newspaper interview, Guseta, the assassin, who is in jail, said, she had long meditated killing Rasputin and thus put an end to .iwful cnl wrought bv him in Russia by his impostures under the guise of a prophet HAirilUINCD GIRLb LIVES She, declared he had shaken Chris son ing temptation, W3S, blasphemously mocking the most holv feeling: of true believers, and tlut ,-he. enjoyed absolute immunity and had-opcnh out conscience ruined the lives of young girls FIRST A1TEMPT '1O KILL FAILED Ousova concluded "I, as a simple Christian, could .not.suffer his-abuse HI the Church I wanted to kill him last >car I went to could not approach him because he was so closely surrounded hy aristocratic women, followers." "I rcglet that I failed, to kill him; :AII the- sainc; he 'will not live. The Russian people will not endure such HAfapyriN TVLKS or XOOSE'S Rasputin in an interview said "It is ill that cursed JIclioclouis, Abbot of Tsaritsih. 'Bul-io1 the" confusion of himself and all in) enemies I will Inc and they will have nooses, put around thsir, necks." Heliodonis, was a great rival of Rasputin in the Russian capital, whence he banished ow- ing to rVasputinls..inliuence with the Emperor. -Rasputin is recovering from his wound. QueenJMaryis Now Commander-in-Chk] of Queen Mary's Own Hussars Pastor Macleod Presbyterian Church Resigns Maclepd, Julj Rev. 'R- Smith', .the pastor of the Presby- terian church' 'here, has handed in his resignation to take effect the end of this, month The Kev. Smith has been in Jlac- leod for the past twelve months and his the town will he sincerely regretted. 'He is a powerful preacher ami a most energetic niah, and during the time he has been in charge of the church he lias succeed- ed in reducing .the outstanding li- abilities of the church hy a consider- able amount. At present Mr. Smith has 'made no arrangements for the- future, although he has. received calls from several im- portant and larger towns than Mac- leod.. most interesting announcement ,sas made on Tuesdai to tin. effect that Her Majesty the Queen liad been appointed Colonel m Chief of the 18th Hussars hie distinctive characteristics of the unifo'm of istn blue like the rest of the Hussars are line gold trimmings the bag of garter blue' which hangs on the right'side of the busby and the red and plume There are twoh'e-regiments of Hussars, which are chtem distill guishcd trom one Another by the busbj bags and plumes Busy Hunting a NewJob'fofHon? lomas Crgthers 'Ottawa, July Literal, makes a :gtiess .tJiat.'Hoii. T. W. Crothers, minister, of will succeed ,Sif lieuten- ant-governor of General opinion, however, that -Crothers will soon.leave'-the. government, hut he will hecpmc a high' court judge, not lieutenant-governor. TURRET .CHIEF........... AGAIN IN .PORT Fort Wil'iinm, across Lake Superior by tho tug Fav, orite, the steamer Turret Chief arriv- ed this morning, and will be' placed in the dry dock tonight for repairs. The Turret Chief-went .ashore near Calu- met in the great storm of last Novem- ber. LIBS., 2i; .-CON'S., 25- Winnipeg, Man., July The final returns show the standing of the parties'In Man- Itoba to he; Conservatives, 25; .Liberals, 31., St. George elected Taylor, Conservative. tf ff Build the Waterton Lakes Bridge ".An ordcf-in-couiiciriias been passed lit Ottawa in connection with cer- tain the .Water-ton Lakes perk, and word reached tho city to- day that the'bridge over the Water- ton river would :-pis built as soon as possible, as work was to start at an 1 early date, This will he good nows to- Southern: Alberta. The roads to the park' are In -excellent, shape, the only barr'jer' being the which must be fbfilett- the toiirlst trade so this has exceeded that ul any previous jeat and once the bridge, is completed one of the finest automobile rqarts in the district will be .completed. This matter was brought to the attention of A Ruchamn M P some time ago and after taking it up with the Comniissionci of Parks Sir. Buchanan was advised., that as soon as in order in coiinc 1 hid been passed, the work wculd proo-wi J Ii. llarkcn, the commissioner, has scut word thill (he order passed KUJpR OF C P. R. CHANGES mporrant Announcement May be looked for Within a Few Days SKULL OF CHILD, SHATTERED BY BULLET RIFLE UN- EARTHED NORTH OF TABER Mystery Without a Clue is Being Investigated by Taber and Mounted Police-Skull Evidently That of a Little Girl About on Sunday Afternoon NO CONFIRMATION YET During ttw put couple of days an'insittent to the effect that to be mada a divisional point, by the C.P.R. within a very short time has been in circulation The Herald got in touch with General Superintendent Coleman at Calgary 3noinmg, but he refused to authorize a confirma- tion of the rumor Superintendent Coleman will be in the city a couple of days. The -Herald bell-fives it safe to say that some very Important an- nouncement affecting Lethbridge will be the C.P.R. short- ly? ROOSEVELTIAN! MARRIAGES AND CHRISTENINGS GO TOGETHER IN THIS FINE LARGE FAMILY Over 99 Percent of Engineers and Firemen Have Voted to Go Out Chicago, July written notice to the managers' 'committee, of the western railroads, that the 000 enginemen on those roads would not arbitrate their wage difficulties With their employers was prepared today by union A forma! reply to the message from the workmen was expected law today, or tomorrow. .WHEAT PRICES JUMP. Uneasiness in regard to threats of a railroad tie-up had considerable, to do today with lifting the prices; of. wheat. Chicago, 111 July between the enginemen of the .rail- toads west of Chicago and the. gen- eral 'managers' committee approached the breaking point today when- the men's representatives prepared' to present a final ultimatum on wages and work conditions. The mr.nagirs1 committee declared yesterday the de- mands could not be agreed to. Several members of the engineers' committee predicted, today that a general strike would be called unless the managers modified -their attitude. Only a small percentage or ihe'inVfi voted against a strike in the refer- endum just completed. A report :ia writing of the result'of the strike vole was to bo submitted to -the managers today with tbe final mands -of the enginemen. A strike wiis ordered by 99.2 per cent, of the men, it was stated by their leaders. W. S. Chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, is head of the .em- ployees' committee, and the man- agers' committee isihea-ded by A. W. Trenholm, general manager of the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha R. R. SUFFS. WHIP SCOT air.Waylays Secretary of State for Scotland Are Arrested London, July militant suf- ragettes today made a violent attack 3n the Right Hon. Thomas McKinuon Wood, Secretary of State for Scot- and, as.he was leaving .his residence. The women were armed with heavy lorse whins with which they struck Mr. Wood several times across the shoulders. They were both arrested. NOT THE RIGHT MEN, Tbe three men.who were arrested In Havre, limit, a. few days ago' by Sergeant Ashe, and brought to. the guard room, .Medicine Hat, and later taken to Edmonton for identification as.the. murderers of Justice, of the Peace Chjvas at Amislc, Alta., were released at Edmonton. Sergeant Me- Brayno 'WasjinaMo to identify them as the men wanted. i SEVEN MINERS KILLED IN CAVE-IN Iron Mich., ..Inly. miners were killed, in the Balkafi mine, in the Alpha locatioy, near hero, today, when sliding sand caused a cave-In. Crews of miiiert} are for tho bodies t Auguslm's thurch was the of a prettj wedding yester- aiternoon, when the Kev. Can- on Murrell tVnght united in -mar- era third daughter of Mr.. J T C Gwillnn of ..Albion in Hubert Le Barre, of Mbion The nas Miss Myr- tle ami Tiliss Dolly lim was Ikniet girl, Mr. LTEnlge W illace supported the groom, 'A peculiar coincidence was that vesterdav .also the eleventh child of Mr J 1 C GTulnm was christened, while "the same -thing Happened two years-ago, when the first daughter of the family was married ami the tenth child chris- tened on the same day HUERTA FINISH INSIGHT Road to Capital Practically Open to Villa, the Human Taber, July may develop into an unsolved mys- tery was discovered on Sunday afternoon last. While some children were, playing on the side of the coulee near the bridge they saw what appeared to be a mass of hair protruding from the ground.. On closer invettigation this proved to be a small skull. The police Were communi- cated with and Chief Campbell, accompanied by Chief Faulds of the Fire Department, visited the spot and brought away the skull, which plainly shows the marks of a bullet, apparently of .22 calibre. In conversation with Chief Faulds this morning, he the skull is apparently that of a girl about the age of twelve, and in his opinion has been.dead some two or three years. The Mounted Police, at Lethbridge have been notified of the discovery, and are sending men to Taber to investigate it. Sergt. Green of Grassy Lake Jias been de- tailed on the case. A. J. 'Blackburne Ticked Up Some 10000 Acres'.Blank-' eted with Goal Leases Hon. Emmerson's ill Probated; Estate AN IMPORTANT DECISION .Considerable Interest has been man- ifested. during the past two days over the developments at the local land of- fice- in (Connection with? the made so'me time agoJon coal rights. It pcartf'tfrat jfereral-'dther'local men t in on -thf and; as 'it was ex- plaihed tojhe. Herald1 today, somebody A.: J; Blacklnirue states that .while he was engaged in filing on lands in township 2 range 11 some days for some big Calgary interests, the public became "wise to ;th'e. locality they chosen. He hail finished fil- ing" for the day, and that night a num- ber of the wise ones gathered at the land office; and not being sufficiently to cover tbe entire area with where he discovered that the 'iand of- Roblin to Quit; Coldwell Will vTake His Place .Calgary, Alta., July .News-Telegram publishes" the fol- lowing special from Winnipeg: interesting rumor is in circulation today, which comes -.from an authoritative source, to the effect that following the cau- cus, which Premier Roblin held With his supporters yesterday, that .Sir Rodmond intimated ho would shortly retire from the government, and would be suc- ceeded by Hon. George H. Cold- well as premier, while; R. L. Taylui- Become minister of education. It is announced that Hon. Dr. Montague has utwiumi to retire, owing to his continued and he will be succeed- ed by George Steele, as minister of public works. .5. NO DOMINION ELECTION THIS YEAR Louiseville, Que., July There will bo no general par- liamentary election this year Hon. L. P. Pelletler, postmas- ter-general in the Borden gov- .eminent, mnde the emphatic and .formal statement at a mass meeting here that there would be no appeal to the el .ectorate of tho Dominion this year; Ti iger Mexico City in Turmoil as Re- sult of Flight of the Dictator Took Wife and Family and Military Trains Went Too Monclon, X. July R. Kmniersoii left'an estate of one hundred thousand i fourteen thousand'dollars' Federals Evacuate Guaymas on West is Now General Mexico City, Mexico, July Huerta has cone. The end of his career as dicta- tor of this Republic is in sight. At ten o'clock last night, the man who rode Into power over the assassinated.remains of Presi- dent Madero, gathered his family and a few friends Into his special train, and, preceded by .two mili- tary trains, set out for the coast, another military train following. Tho capital is in an uproar fol- lowing his flight. With his hand off the helm here, there is nothing to block the victorious march of Villa and Obregon, the. rebel gen- erals, on the capital. It is generally conceded .that this is the most'crucial-week in the rebellion. Fed'u Evacuate Guaymas j On board .U.S.S. Mazat- (lan, Mex., (via San Diego, Cat., Jtfy of GuSyhias by the Mexican. Federal forces, began-to-_ day with the-arrival of the steamer" Benito according to reports made to RearrAdmiral Hpw.ard. The first s'tep preliminary, to tl.a general exodus of Federals began with the embarking of horses arid cattle. H'OARD DUTCH CP.VISER Vcra Cruz, July special trains conveying the families of Gen- eral Huerta, and General Blanquet oil applications, .thought they ld i to his children. Tli'ere it! roniiirintr imhipj tie the territory up by blanketing being sonic matters requiring presentatives, camped on the land of- fice steps over night, and their appli cations .were taken for coal rights in the morning. Mr. Blackburue went to Ca'igary, The estate as probated consists of real and personal. There was iotal insurance of forty thousand, including 'that payable di- rect to his children. Legacies--, of .t the iand of-i each arc given to .his five flee was taiiing oil applications on top children; Airs. IL'R; Deacon, of. Tbr- of the coal applications, and Lhat onto there was no such thing as a herst Mrs. J. T. Cornell, oi Henry Reid Emmerson, Am- tnere was no sucn nun-; as a uiium-] Mrs. J. 1. Cornell, oi Am- et" ilis clients, in the meantime, j herst: Mrs. II. K. Bowes, of Otta- were" aware that the coal applicants' wa and Miss Bernice Emmerson at believed thev had cornered the choice i home, and to the children ol lands, and sent a .geologist, Dr. Gross- i H- -R-. Emmersoa, jr. Provision is maim to the ground to pick out the i made lor the maintenance ol Ills most desirable holdings. When in the j "s. land office last Friday, morning, year .during her Blaokburne was iilformod that word j "lc- had come from Ottawa that this of- fice was open to receive applications for petroleum and natural gas rights in the area covered 'by the coal fil- ings. Immediately the land which had temporarily slipped from their grasp became .'available, and they filed on some ten thousand acres, over the AUSTEN CHAMBERLAIN SUCCEEDS HIS FATHER London, July Chamber- lain was elected succeed his fa- ther in West Birmingham without op- coal applications. Tho information was public pro- perty as the-word from Ot- tawa reached here, anil others began to smeil around for some of the choice morsels., But the Blackburne concern, guided by the hand of the geologist, picked oiit the very best stin'f, so that some, of the although they got in, are not very much better off. Tlie Mittord concern got hold of.some good stuff, and some of the others who lin- ed un Friday, night obtained holdings v weil worth having; uliile one eminent inhabitant missed .his chance because his automobile .punctured when he heeded .Its speed the most, leaving him stranded just when he should have been counting out his money at the wicket. Some of those who thought they weie ill on .the were on'iy dreaming; and 'although their lands may 'not be effete, they are and one denizen of the wide-awake sectfnd edition of Oil Cit; got'left altogether. Meanwhile, ns the small boy would ask. ".What became of the men who filed the coal Why, they inspired the little narration dea'i Ing- with lullabies: and quiescence, arc now, rubbing their optics, and just be- ginning to see through the glass darkly b'ut with realization RECOUNT GIVES SEAT TO LIBERALS may proceed to Mexico, whtrc ihcj should arrive tomorrow morning. ..Tlie Dutch: cruiser- Koer- tanacr, which for several days had been in dock here, left at 10 o'clock this morning. Her destination was said to he in Puerto, Mexico. The belief that General Huerta and his friends intend boarding tlie Dutch warship was strengthened by the fact her captain went to the capital j soon afk-r his arrival aiid "the cruis- Sarnin, Out., July Liberals get 'another seat in Ontario. As a resu'it of a judi- cial recount, Judge McWatt v i has declared H. J...McCprmick, sailed without him Liberal, elected in Bast Lamb- ton, hy 27. Dr. Martyn, Qon- servative candidate, who' had declared elected by the ATHABASCA ON .TIME Port AVillianvOnt., July her first.trip up the lakes after breaking returning officeiv appeal, Uer pjston last week, the C. P. stenm- jer Athabasca arrived on time this morning. Everybody is Going on This Trip Practically every business mail in -the cifv will join .the Board of Trade "get acquainted" squad next Friday, and journey, by automobile :to the Turin and Iron Springs districts, where there are some good year.'One of the-features of the'trip will be the inspection of "Alfalfa" Kane's is now show the :Letlibi'idge boosters a field of spring sown on summer fallow, thai-will go 30 bushels to the acre. This will convince tho most skeptical skeptic that gcod farming pays. Mr. Hayr, who is in .charge of 'he has a number 61 automobiles lined up, and every scat is taken so thus" wtyj hue nol uranged foi space would da in full hlossdm. Mr.'Ka'ne also has'a hue not uranged lot space would da fine field of barlej, which is just he-U oil 'o gel It is probable that ginning to turn the harveit jeilow, short iddrcs-cs will be made at and ho makes the claim he w ill 1 different stoppmj placet. ;