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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. TABER CHILD MAYBE E. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1911 NUMBER 182 Only Clue to 'Mystery So Far is Indian Blankets and Trinkets in Grave POLICE ARE BAFFLED No Doubt That the Child Was Shot-The Bullet Mark Shows Plainly Willing to Re-open Negotiations Looking to Settlement of Trouble BASIS OF SETTLEMENT Asked by Employees Who Will Hold Meeting to Discuss the Answer Tabcr, July On Mcdnesda) morning Sergeant R N W M P of Lake, accom- pained by Chief of 1'olicc Campbell, dnne to the spot where the remains of the child discovered Sunday had- been found, dug up the grave, and re-; covered the balance ol the body. The remains had been buried in Indian fashion in a hole in the t ground, and with them were, found j teveral Indian trinkets, namely some; heads, a spoon, a pipe and other or-; lumcnts The hole had beeit .covered, with a blanket, some boards the blanket, and then d little; 'oose dirt coyered the boards. Kvi-1 (lenth some cow or horbe must have bioken the boards, and uncovered the, sufficients so that the boys who discovered the skull could see it' h ng in the grave Sergeant Green; in an interview, that there is no doubt the per- son hart been shot, whether accident- alii or not, it was impossible to I Another mysterious circumstance; he is unable to answer lor is that1 Ihe hair left on the skull is brown, and as Indian hair is usually black, somew hat upsets the theon of the bod] being that ol an Indian, though its being buried in Indian fashion, ha.presumes that it was bur- ied by psople of that race Sergeant Green brought the re- mains to the 'labcr police olBce, and at once attempted to communicate with Hamman of'tins towfi, ask- rtrig' fflat Tie view them, the if possib-hv-HW--' covering the and the apparent age of the child also how long the r-odj had been dead Ijp to the time of writing, Dr Hamman had nut been found, being out in the lountrv attending a tut it is expected a report will he made by him later in the day. H is under- stcbd that" Scrgt. Coleridge, accom- panied by the Indian is leaving Lethbrtdge on this aiter- riooh's train to assist. For seme time yesterday it was (thought that possibly the remains might he those of Ethel English, daughter of. Mr: J. T. English of tliis city, formerly of Grassy Lake. Mr. 'English's daughter disappeared seven years- ago last month, and al- though the entire country was scour- fd for many months, no trace of her ever found, it was thought at one time that slie had fallen into the hands of Indians .or gypsies, and ev- ery Indian camp iir'the country was visited." in the hope that siie would he discovered. The giri was aged 10 jears at-the time cv her disappear- ance and the circumstances surround- ing the -finding of the remains near Taber led Mr. English to make an investigation. The- gir! was lost on ft he prairie between Grassy Lake and the Belly Hiyer, not far from where the skull and skeleton was louiiil. Mr. English was informed by Chief .Faulds of Taber, late yesterday t-he hair found near the skull -vas brpwii, whereas that of his (laughter was silvery, so that he has given np any.theory that the victim daughter, lie could not con- the bullet, "wplind on the skull with: aiiy fate that might have oc- curred to the child. BONE OF CONTENTION Some of tile .principal request! made by the employees "of the roads were "Increase in the rates ot-pay of engineers and firemen In all.class- es of service. "That the number of hours after which overtime will be "paid in freight" service be reduced from ten .to eight, hours, and. in pas- senger service from ten to five hours. "That overtime he. raised to a.basis of time and a.half.in freight ser- :vice and double timo in -passenger service. "That engineers and firemen be paid an arbiliaiy thirty miniueb preparatorj time foi each tup in stead of computing service con- tinuously. of re- porting for duly. "That allowances be made for terminal delays' iii addition to pay- ment for the miles or the hours of the trip VThet the- differentials paid for running mallet engines.be increas ed. "That the differentials between through freight service "That two firemen be employed on large coal-burning engines, re- gardless of the character or length of the tonnage Si-ruled or ot PFAKE Calgary Papers Busy Publish- ing Story Which is Re- senteo! in South RANGE IS IN GOOD SHAPE Not a Critter Dead from That Busybodies are Very Busy I'ubliciU ib Lemg gnen to a claim that cattie and sheep arc dung the scores iii southern' Alberta from want of water. Some of the Calgary papers of yesterday contain reports of this nature, and the Calgary board of trade has written the local board HUERTA QUITS; CARBAJAL NAMED FRANCISCO CARBAJAL of trade has written the local noaru with a P el that something be done Svorn ,n as provisional pre- lo relieve this situation. of Mexic. to succeed General ...i__ Chicago, III., July step to- ward the resumption of'-negotiations looking toward ;a. settlement of the wage differences between the ongincmen and firemen on ninety- eight western railroads ,.and, the. rail- road companies, was taken .ioua-y- oy the conference committee of .the rail- roads In a letter asking definite statement of the propositions support- ed by the unions. The "letter -was addressed to W. S. Stone, grand chief of the. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, uiid S. Carter, the head of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Bnginemen, and was in response to the'formal no- tification of the result ,of the strike vote, in which nearly .all., the em- ployees favored a.strike. The request of; the" managers' com- mittee 'was in the.following words: "Please advise this committee the definite proposition yon "arc" now sup- porting under the authority-given you by this strike vote and which -we may understand to be the basis .of .settle- ment by which a strike may-be avert- ed." The letter TO signed by, A. W. Trenholm, chairman of the managers' conference, committee and general manager of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis Omaha'Railway. Tiic letter of the union leaders to the conference committee, did not give details of the stHke vote, but only the total vote of the two brother- hoods. It was expected that the union of- ficials would consider the communica- tion of the managers' committee at a meeting later in the day before draft- Ing their reply, this situation. js.dent.of to succeed General H appears the report origin-! Victoriano Huerta, who Is in fhght to- ated through Hobt Campbell, M.P.jward Puerto whers he P for Sy Mountain, who. in driv- Dutch ing through the'south country, notic- dead sheep .lying here and there. Mr. Campbell made a plea that the be urged to sink wells for the farmers and ranchers in the south and the Calgan Board of Irade offered assistance along these .lines. As a matter of pure anil simple lact. there is absolutely no truth in the statement concerning the scarc- ity -M water on the range causing the death of cattle and sheep. Some weeks ago Neil M. Stalker lost about 300 head of sheep south of Grass; Lake, hut-not. through thirst. The band which he was driving drifted on to a volatile patch of alkali and were ening of the morning session, poisoned. During the shearing season resumed his interrogation OE a band just newlv shorn were driven B R Teed regarding the Slo.OOO loan away from the camps at Conrad-by to the Flemming Gibson Lumber Co. n severe btorm and many were chili- The witness said the loan was made cd through by the cold driving rains at "Mr Plemmmg's office .m, Wood- Some of these sheep died, but from stock, the "-uavment to made partly in ..Jh and partis irTcheques, and. the ewes luiian, uuu nuu note was signed with tue'Jnemming- "the water was scd'rce on the range Co s stem 11, with "per .T. K. hand was held at the shearing; piemming" written in. When he was _..., HI ]je gjyg.the keys to the safety de- posit box to Mr. Flemming'. The w-it- GENERAL CARRANZA For whom, it IE said, the new pro. visional president will arrange a peaceful "entrance .Into Mexico City, i in whose favor Carbajal may vacate his office SLUSfifFUND MADE A LOAN TO FLEMMING CO. Evidence of R. Teed in-iFlemming Probe Very Complete-- Tells of Gathering Fund for Political an Elusive in Ma'ine St John, N B, Tiih the op- 'too much water rather Umn not eithei the bookkeeper or lenough. At another time, Bishop mina The Harkcr of lost a few old through thirst, but not becaus come "out, thus making the matter public, he would in1 due course be gov- erned by a committee in the handling of the fund. This wound up Mr. Teed's evidence and there was no cross-examination. James D." Seeiey, secretai-y. of the Mainland New "Brunswicli Power Co., cccrals too long, arid some of tin weaker ones perished because 'thej were not allowed access to the -ter. In travelling through the south one might see a number of dead sheep, otii, they did not die. from want of and the reports heing circu- lated to this effect are entirely false and without foundation. R. C. Har- vey, who .was in the city today, stated that lie hail not lost one sheep from this cause, and that the range was in hetter shape now than it has been at any time this season. Mr. Harvey was approached the other day by a sheepman in Saskatchewan, who had heard that conditions were so bad here that the sheepmen were selling out for as cheap gs a dollar a head, and -that they were driving a uca.., am, ........5, m M g hlra to Unoer- their bands in haste to the mountain thnt ,hev ..come but u-hfrp u-alpr wns nlentifnl. siaiin.Liini.iue. GRAND LODGE OFFICERS RE-ELECTED Niagara. Falls, Out., .July S'ominaUonjJ -in rthe Masonic CJrand of Ontario, today resulted in lite re-election liy acclamation of the principal'olfifers! as follows: Grand McPhcrson, Diputy Grand' A. Ottawa: Grand .Senior D. War- Niagara Falls. Grand 'I'. Malonc, 1C. C., Toronto. Grand. Secretary R. L., Ounn, Hamilton." MOO was appropriated for purposes' of a provincial lodge the election, of the 'other 'offieers'-the Grand Lodge will conclude to meet next year in Hamilton. Th's .afternoon will he devoted to .lOOtli annivcr- sary .of lioal-e the English- speaking nations. The affair will he ono ;of .the largest ever held along the'frontier, aiiit will he participated In Miisonsl james u. aeeiey secremiy. ui LUC i, ,v Mailie.and Power Co., cd during UlL Hit- (llplollldllC toips lw swore, that the isBuo of-the stock in ;1 formal cill on picsidenl rrul n that company to Mr. Flemming and to WILL CONFER WITH REBELS A sianific mnrifiilluil m of fj .._ i i r-ni oiiil i-rniinnl f Prv 1 ness was not sure whether the box he was then Busing was in the Royal bank at Woodstock or -at St. John. Mr. Flemming told him he did not open the box until he gave the keys back to..the. witness, which was -when he got better from his attack of typhoid that being before the charges were laid. Then witness told of going to F. E. Sayre of the Sayre-Holy .Lumber Co., regarding a contribution to the fund. WILSON'S WATCHFUL WAITING POLICY IS JUSTIFIED BY RESULT Mexico Rid of One Bone of Car- bajal Give Way to Carranza and the Rebels--- Huerta Cabinet All with Huerta" Yelled on Streets of Capital Mexico Ciiy, July change in government, whereby General Vicloriiino Hucrlii lurned over Ihc provisional presidency; lo Francisco been calmly received by Ihe populace. Beside ihe demonstration made in honor of President Carbajal. .when he was leaving the Chamber of Deputies building.al'ter tak- ing the oath, no other outbursts of importance have occurred. "VIVA CARRANZA" There were a few shouts iii tl'ie streets of "Down with Hucr- tu" and "Viva bill Ihe police promptly intervened, slopping all such demonstrations. HUERTA IN FLIGHT General Hiierla, who remained in the capital some hours after his" resignation, is in night, probably on his way to Puerto Mexico to join his family and friends who left for that port a dav earlier.' BLANQUET TOO General Blamjtiel. his minister of war, went with him when lie left the cih 1 lit 1 u.1 mQhl