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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald V. Lethbridge. Alberta, Wednesday, -July 17, Number 18 I; DID CROOKED POLICE INSTIGATE MURDER Gambler in New York Murdered Who Squeak on Cops Who Took Hush Money to Allow Gambling New Jjil) Uneo Snicn aro under'.arrest, in connection the'cold-blooded murder or He mian IloBonthal, the- gambler who "'squealed" on certain police officials and other gaiiibleifa, there is no indi Midori Uiat, the men who. did th' shooting .have; ben arrested. Louis the first man arrested, had a good alibi made out for him by his 'Jodgipg mistress, who says that he at home at 11.30 'Monday night his partner, .William Shapiro says ha drtn c Lbo automobile in which, the murderers escaped, but that, ho was forced 'to' do it by one. or who hold a revolver to1 his side wild, threatened to shoot if he put on speed. Various theories of the were advanced. The of the dead gambler" insisted them, hnd been able lo gli'e'h connected story of the affair. Ther 'was no corroborative evidence amoti tfig police witnesses The district attorney "declared en phatlually that he was not ol the o; Inion that the gamblers were respoi sihlo for the shooting of Rosen An unconfirmed report last nigh was that Rosenthal gave the name of three inen (o district .attorne Whitman as the men wlio had to b "seen" by the gamblers an. thing was.done. One of them is former city a.n off clal now in Mie, police do part men! and 'the third, holds a clerical positioi in the department. Many elements which cropped on from the ease pointed to the assisshi .lion itself as in placing The responsibility for her i of the east side gangs Wheic they I'husband's -''eath squarely on the pol ;1ce, She-said :he had been warned 'the day was shot to leave I tithe city and take his .family with him. e enemies would i get: him if he remained in town much was said. District Attorn- ey Whitman appeared lo fa-voi the were back of iJtoaenthal's -taking off. -.lie said last night' that it was singular fact that the four policemen who were all within a short distance of the place shoo'ting occurred, none of 'wore working for themselves it is a spirit of revenge on account of inter ference with -east gambling by Ro senthaPs disclosures, or whether 'thej were the hirelings in the employ men up yet'to be determined District Attorney Whitman declare'i he would -proceed with the grant jury investigation into -the charges Roaenthai made against Lieut. Ben ecker, despite the death of the gambl er. Several witnesses are imder sub poena to appeal befoie the grand jurj today, MRS. GALBRAITH LAID THE CORNER STONE Of the New Galbraith School in North Leth- of lajing the coinei of the magnificent new Gal- -bralth .School In ;North L-ethbridge last .evening attracted a large gathering onlookers who manifested the keen- est interest in Hie pioceodings J H Fleetwood, of the school board, acted of m a prefatory address the dajs there was onlj one school m He lived in those days DIED OF BLOOD' CLpI .ON BRAIN Paris Tifiy 7 -Pbincairi, the illustrious math ematfciaii and ot the French premiei, today from the bin sling of an embolism. A fortnight ago hej underwent. a serious operation'. which ,was successful and the doctors in attendance' foresaw no complicauoiis thought it t long way to go ftlth four llttte child en to the school He remembered jetting a few of those In ing m North tLethbridge together and petitioning- .the school 'board. -With the.aid of Mr. INinrmons mucb; was done in the way I foi the educational needs j iOf the people. Dr. Galbraith had done JHitch to build educational of the city and he thought it.very fittinr indeed that Mrs Galbraitl .-should be called upon to lay the foun stone of. the new stone. Presentation to Mrs Galbraith He thereupon presented Mrs. S PGaibraith with a silver trowel on be I jlalf of the school board. -Dr.. Gal i replying on behalf, of Jirs Gal I he felt it a great honoi this-occasion, to have" his name in connection, with such an Im- portant event He sure Mrs long cherish" the hon- her. espec- ially pleased that the corner stone of 1he schflol was being laid bv a woman as womanhood'.was naturally more interested, in the than -the Galbraith expressed'his ap- preciation of the honor conferred on him in naming the school after him Galbraith declared jjtlit. well and truly laid t Speakers Mayor Hatch expressed his pleasure ablo to appear on such an the city's his tory. He to them 'there that.cvening and look over this great city which was being built itimtpd on back TRAIN ROLLED DOWN A HILL THE PERE MARQUET.TE TRAIN IN PERSONS INJURED Michigan ind., .July persons were' injured yeyterday, one perhaps fatally; when Pere-AJartiuette trarn No.'. 5 enroute from ,northern Alichigan to Chicago, rolled down, an embankment, 21-2 miles from Ches- terton, Ind. Engineer Davidson, pC Grand Whose njured, and.who was hurt internally may die. Firemaii Frank A. Carman, was cut'and bruised about; the body and Mis F. 'Coolej, Chicago, suf teicd cuts and bruises A dozen pas sengerb ueie slightly cut by f'jmg glass The locoriiotive was derailed by a heavy, from a cross ing and after bumping over the ties ror forty feet: took the baggage car, ,wo coaches and three ..'tiuUnmiis doVn the embankment car remaining on the track. The (raiH was crowded and was run- ning rapidly when the accident oc- curred. The engineer, fircnian1 and ravelling engineer jumped when the :rain left the track; C.P.R. TO IMPROVE APPOINTMENTS AT THE CITY STATSOf The C. P. R. is very shortly to mak decided improvements at the local de pot, according to information give out to the Herald today. It is unde stood that the station platform will b extended, both in length and depth and that the tracks will be altere somewhat. Gates will also be put o the station platform. Supt. Cameroi authority for the statement tha the improvements to be made place Lethbridge in a very favorabl position as regards facilities in th handling of passenger business.1 Th growth of. the city is being well kep IP view by the C. P. R.-officiais, arid c only a mater of a short time when more elaborate plans will be under taken to further improve maters here METHODISTS ROOSEVELT'S THE FREIGHT SUPPORTTHE PROJECT Toronto, July celebration f the Hundred Years of Peace anni- ersary, will have the hearty sym- athy.of the Methodist body. When lie document with regard to the pro osed celebration was presented to he special committee of the Metho- st general conference this morning, was referred to the executive to repare a resolution hearty syin- athy with the movement. Authority was given to the trustees Columbia college, New AVestminster sell that property with the-expecta a new college will- be-erei? id upon iarger.premises. Church union was further consider d but the report was not completed. RYERSONCOLIIfe WANTS DR. CHOWN POLITICS LEADS TO A SHOOTING Columbia, July bitter argu- 311 ent over South Carolina politics re- suited in the shooting of Judge G. Bellinger of tho probate court by Best an attorney, on the streets r Barnwell laat nifht, The two men had hud hot words' In the later fn the renewed the quarrel. Blows j were and Dest drew a revolver j nnil ahcrt twice, one.ball the left aVm of.Judge Bellinger, which may j bav'e lo, be amputated. Me is the I pon of the late Attorney i UT ..WESTERN HEAD OF, .METH- ODISM PREFERS HIS PRE- SENT JOB Toronto, July attempt lich is being ,made to remove Rev genera! superintendent for e Methodist, church, west from Win- peg to Vancouver is not likely to cceed for Dr. Chown is' not dlspqs ed it present to accept "1 would certainlj not up the position .of superintendent to become principal Ryerson he're- marked this morning Rev. Newton Powell has been puted by the authorities, of Ryerson e to-place the re- quest before the Methodist; general conference committee, now in session here. DR. GALBRA'tTH Chairman of the School Board Affe whom the in North I-elli budge is named CAMPAIGN WANT SIDE WALK ON SEVENTH AVE. SIFTON'S HORSES WON EVERYTHING The Hague, Holland; .July-J 'lifford Sifbon's hontes won first, second and third places in the high inmp of the Hague shone show.' Cori- fidence -being seven i eel three inches, the open urnps the.Sifton string took one first, three seconds and two Ihirdg. Hol- land won" the international military competition with point behind. TO BUILD NEW LIGHTSHIP Ottawa, July Department of Marine find Fisheries are consider- ing the purchasing or building' of a lightship 'for Eraser, river, Tenders will be called (or RATEPAYERS WHO HAD GRIEV- ANCE, PETITION FOR AN EX- TENSION OF THE WALK At yesterday's meeting of the' city council, an application for a sidewalk was received from, the residents liv- ing on the south side of Seventh Ave. cast of Thirtenth St. S. The peti- tion Tvas signed by seven -ratepayers iving in that vicinity, and asked that he sidewalk be extended to serve the twenty or more houses at .West- miusier Road. TSie sidewalk extension asked .for lias been the cause of much comment at various meetings lately, the en- gineering department coming in for more than a little censure because the sidewalk- to Henderson Park was built on the north side of Ihe street rather than on the south side where it would have served the people living in that community, The engineering department claims iiowever, that no aplicntiou for an extension of (he'walk had ever been received, The aplication made yesterday 'was referred to engineering depart ment for report. Will Start Monday on a Tour of porters Hopeful Ojstei "S Y Jui> Col piobably will leaie Monday Tuesday neit for IHB campaign in iie middle west He said fast night bat Senator Dlvon making ar- for the tun and that he id not know w hen he rould start It is piobable houcvei hat he speak in Des ftFoines the .state convention of iiatt__nai ty Aftei ing Other -speeches in >wa he will and thence tik.e wart in tbe tarn aign pioceedlng pnaidnes in lose three states for of Republican for presiden lal electors Col.. Roosevelt'said, that on account f scaicitj of campaign funds it ould be necessary to ari ange the jur on as economical basis as pos hie and that he uo.ilcl not a lecial train, unless 'he .found- it, im- ossible ,to fulfill his engagements flier wise. Wm. his New York .ate "manager, the Colonel-said Hold im that he cook up the fight as a ciusade foi a principle, but that he was now fighting foi He Col- onel bj- the refuius which come m from upstate Dr AY J Stenait, piesident of ihe of Jianhattan, told the Colonel that his would suport him Julian Harris of Atlan- ta came in to discuss the situation in :Georgia. v- Col. Roosevelt said tiha he resignVri a week ago from the publican club of York of which been.' a member. Me declined to discuss his.action. LETHBRIDGE MADE GOOD IMPRESSION ON IKE VISITORS 7'nat the recent viiit of the'British manufacturers, to this city hai been productive of .soms-benefit is learned from the fact that'the' Secretary the Board of Trade has already re ceived several enquiries from prom in ent members of the. party who were here, asking for the names of. Leth bridge wholesale houses in order tha' they may become' acquainted here Lethbridge is being favorably spoken of by .-many of the leading members of the British party and it 15 altogether likely that developments of a gratify- ing character will result from the vis- it here. There is a feeling that con- siderable investment will' be made here and It may be branch factories established here. LLOYD GEORGE IS RATES CASE Fort William, July after- loon the board of railway commission- ers is taking up'the matter of western 'reight rates, an'd witnesses are being examined by legal representatives 'ancouver Board of Trade, who ac- companies the- board to1 every; city 'isitod during the present tour. In aking up the subject Commissioner Scott said -that'the board had found ,hat western rates were higher than ,hey should ;be .In comparison with eastern, rate? and; that while railroad fficials would be, given an opppor- unity to show that.there are reaso-r w.hy this' isVtrue, the .board would at he same-time1 hear such renresenta- ions make. He iaid they .would be given opportunity o reply to any answer the railways may take to finding already arrived t by the board, iTTifK Insurance Act ife Unpopular, But Bitterness is Dying V and Time Will Likely Vindicate Measure London, July Cpuborvativ-2 their responsibilities under -'the-, act. new spapera continue hlttei Ij to at tack chancellor of oxcheijvier Uoyd George's insurance act, :.and declare that it IB causing .loss .ofwork to'tiie classes, that it is 'meant 'spe cially to benefit. The Daily Mail says: "The second days -working-of the chaotic, insurance act gave furthar indications of the hardship it-? will cause among -'rhe employed classes who are I-east able to hear the 'misfor fortune. The Mail continues "The scheme that is to cost pounds ;.'.a' year in adminjstration large pait Qf w Inch w 111 he paid its ictiuis themselves, has already mplojmant the first .0 lose their situations are' the oldest men in workshops and women j.out workers People are doing without sen ants and are engaged b> the casual emplojes in manj industries and such of the lowlj paid, as sandwich men are the first to leel the pinch ot the enormous new taxes." Ihe sandwich men are reported as a most striking instance of the bad .orking of the act Some Uundte.ds these men emplojed on Mon- aj and the emplojers who, savg the Dally Mail, were unable to undeisiand had not affKed stamps to the men's cards hen the men appeared for jobi a1- cthei places thev weie afeKed if could pioduce their caids stamped foi Monday They said could not and got no wo.k. emplojdi will not pay 12 cents out of his own pocket as the.act says he must to the likes of sandwich "men, whose wages die JS cents a day lor one da> s labor In the absence of a pooling between employers to share .the.taxes these classes of men H is asserted-will reeehe piacticallj no emplojment in this connection it must be ex- plained that pooling schemes to pro- vide for just such classes of casual labor are hdng arranged bj the board of Irade with the double purpose of aiding the pioper working of the in surance act and ot providing laboi exchanges to decausealiz-e in tome ex- tent casual-.labor. The strike which started at Liver- pool on Mondaj arose from the fact that the dockers misunderstood tuft pooling pUn pioposecl and jesterday the difficultj was settled t Time Will Kill Opposition Perhaps the most significant fact is that papers which -fought the insmance act tooth and nail until (Continued on page 7) YUAN-SHI WILL WIN OUT WILL PRESENT GOOD REPORT CONTRACTS FOR PAINTING SCHOOLS AFRAID OF THE SWIFTS London, July A. despatch to the Chronicle from Melbourne say-a -that Australian meat exporters are, alarmed ,t the nawR that the Swifts' arc sit- Brisbane nml aak the government to interfere to protect trade against Am- erican trust ENGINEER PREPARING STATE- MENT SHOWING ENGINEER- ING EXPENDITURE On Fildaj 11th, Engineer Blan chard's'.appointment, made last July expnes Conliaiy to expectations, 'were made covei'ing this mallei it jesteidaj'b m eating of the council, and what action willbc be taken the Herald ie unable to lea m, The Herald, representative called at the mayor's office this morning but was unable to find him at home. The city engineer himself was also-palled on to make any statement of any kind. is learned on good aii j thority .that the Mayor will ask tho city engineer for his records of work done and coatK of same during the .ear in, which Mr. Hlanchard has been in charge. Just who will peruse, records is not known either, as there is no one outside the engineering stuff with a sufficient understanding of the work lo draw any conclusions from the figures. It t.i understood that the city en- gineer desires some .unbiased engin- OPPOSITION'TO CHINA'spREMIER OPPOSI--' TION TO Shanghai, Juh 17 "V at Sen nd the leaders oC the Tung Alin Hui, .of their chemes-to overthrow Yuan Shi.Kai opposition to the loan, are now en eavoring'to avert the threatened col- apse of their party, by inducing: other olitical' factions to dissolve and re- nite under a new title. Dr. Sun Yat en personally has made overtures to he leaders of the-Wwo Min Kung ang, or democratic party and has ad- mitted that the Tung Min Hui is not trying.its end because of lack of pop- ular spirit. If the democrats agree to the present proposition it that opposition to. the.Jpan will, sub- side and Yuan Shi Kai'will be permit- ted to inaugurate a forward "policy iwith a strong cabinet. REPRESENTATION TO WITH WILL-.TRY FOR PENNY POSTAGE London, (n Pans Mi PelletieV will urge penu> postage between Ca'nada X and Fiance Though it is conceded it is a difficult queB- tfon in view of the fact that pennj postage has not been es tablished between England and France. f BOARD. LAST NIGHT.-DECIDED ON T E N D E R S F 0 P. S L1 M M E R. R E- PAIR WORK A special meeting of ihe School Board was'held last-'evening in the >oard room Central school. K, P. Wallace presiding. The following .entiers were let lor tne painting and lecorating and canienter work requir: eti for the city tschools during the sum mer vacation, namely ISmery for painting work and-W.. J. Willinmt; for he carpenter work. Bailey, of iamillo-i Onl.. WIIP appointed liutruc- or of .Uie, .Manual training Rchool, its duties to commence'on 2iith Aug- I3t. IS PREPARING FOR ANY CRISIS WINSTON CHURCHILL WILL MAKE, IMPORTANT NAVAL ANN- OUNCEMENT London, Jill) Piemiei TMsher of the Conimonweallh of hho seiu in a comunication- to Colonial Secietaiy Harcouit lequesting that Anstialia be associated British protect io the American Sen ate on the question ol Panama, tolls It, is now authoritatively stated'.that Winston Chin chill on Vondai, make an important piononncement of the Biltish com-ac ot action In view of the German fleet augmentation he the polic> of the g the fleet in the ionic waters and He will go out foi a united imperial and has consulted highest a.ath iities Lord I ibhet and Lord ChaVles :Jerestoid, in iiuutuuu to Jua IHO l aduser, Sir Fruncls den! full> with eminent regardi ccr to go over the figures ,and chock them very closely paying; attention lo detail. However, (this will be decided at the special meeting of the council which is to he called some lay thin week for the purpose of con- All con tracts with large tipns allow ten por cent. for. on 7) BY WAY OF. A HINT According to storlQf? going it lie well for ho.vs awiniming In Hen- derson Fark lake iio't to swallow the water. It comes the Irrlgatioi difch and. might not be "free. from typhoid germs .WERE RUSHING OEORGE Ottawa, July. announce, ment made some time ago that Hon. GCO..E, Foster would sail for home at once seems to hnve not been founded on .-fact, [t ,is now staled Iliat Mr. Foster sail from. 1-Jngland on .Inly TURKISH CABINET RESIGNED Constantinople. .Inly Turk, inh (lafoinet resigned loday In conse- quence of, the revolt in Ihe army against the methods of the commit- tee of union and progress. Biulgman The supplementilj estimates which Winston Chuichill will to contain ision for aduivion men to the whole fleet, a-nd the acce! eiation of certain for ihig 3 ears and a special program loi the Mediterranean. INDIANS CLAIM SI SULPICE LAND London, Hilj ne judicial com m it tee of the privy .council-reservc-d decision in the following case toil.t> Corfnthe' and lcfc- clesiastics of the seminary, of, SI. Sul- picc of Montreal. The-clnini appellants who arc chiefs of n.hand off Indians to n seignoi} alleged inc rpspondcnt to have been granted to their predecessors by King Louis. X T V ,N Should Carry Say'in Expendi- Money July Times, com- menting on Premiei Borden's speech f last night, it is a tremendous step forward that the Overseas Dom- inion been admitted since last into touch of the foreign adding 'the piesent meeting will fall ihort of expectations unless Can atlian people can be satisfied that-the new Lontribution which they are pre- pared to make towards the security ot the Empire will carrj a proportion- ately greater voice in its disposal The national development ot Caaada has long the makeshift plan of S aash contribution with out control. 7 he Times goes on to characterize as attractn e the recent proposal wot (Vinstpn Churchill that the overseas. Dominions patiol the outer coupl t ed Hith the upkeep by Cieat Brltaitt J of AH all powerful fieet m waters The Times has reason bfnfc that the are proceeding along this The Times concludes ng this "Is Canada satis- wlth nothing more than intermit- ent lepiesentation on the committee of Defence7 she not., claim her constant share of contiol not onlj in -thf conduct of an imper- ial wai but in the events which up to the final decision between and peace s Mr ChinchIM a short time age, put foith ptoposals along the 1ires of iho Times' statementibut it is believed here that thtb rather as a feeler than as a practical pioposal and It did 30t receiv e general en dorse meat. German and Austi Ian papers devoting a gieat deal of space to the visit of the ".Lon- don, lecording tlien movements and what is known the progiess of ne gotintions regaidingH the proposed contributioiib o( Canada HATTIE HECKMAN IN THE TOILS Ottawa. Ontario, .Inly Johnson, depuiy miuister of Marine and Fisheries received .word this morn- Ing from Bnrrington .iV. S., that the American, fishing schooner Ffattio ncchman.hus been seized'Tor .taking iphcb at ,1 Canadian port with out n permit. The is own- ed by Whelan and of Gluii- It seized by the JFiotPLtite Cruiser, Petril The mat- ter will he placed before tho ,tliv court of N'ova Scotia, Ue-( tin i her at Mnltonnomo loiIght'Xi pnrtment of justice fami the ier fiotto 10 >c.irs Herlunan will he conHscs-'ed with the cramps and drowned, j Canadian SEIZED WITH CRAMPS .Montreal July bathing in t ;