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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAILY IIEKALD Hammocks Refrigerators Screen Doors Windows Clearing At Cost Splendid Assortment in each line t Relieve Neuralgia II your doter otuuot you, .0 J. L. MAthleu Go., Bhflrbrqolce, P. mite boi pwtftU rocajjn of It Willl Strike N. Y. s Police (Continued from front Job Must Be Done "This Job has'got to be done, and Rose says they -won't do it for htm. Now, yon can get it done. I'll protect everybody." Rose and Webber nay they Relieved Becker would "send them and lad the .power to do It, Then the mur- der, plot uniolded itself quickly. Jionday night came, and with it frword for the gunmen- to get together. Roae told how he got the assassins together, and now, after she killing. he went over So the Hotel Metropolis i to see how the job was done. had laid Rosenthal upon the Wdewalk, nith a tableoloth spread over him. Rose nays want to the telephone tooth, and caJled up Lieut. Backer, but ihe was BO unnerved by the jhock, that could only gasp, ''My God, (this is Becker, Rose in hii confession, Hplled over the wire in a steady .voice, "Oh, don't worry, I'll "protect you." Of the real .murderers, Rose -says: poor devils did not know what ;they were doing. They were full of Weaker1 and Vallon, in their coni'es sions, supplied many missing links ii the confession ot Rose. Speaking o Becker and his alleged connection with gambling. Rose said, "Why, course, I was Becker's collector. Ev erybody knew it.' Webber himself says that his nrotec Uou payment for his gambling house to Becker, through Rose, was ?125 month. Becker Pleads Innocence Lieut. Becker, who has been sus- pended, spent a quiet night in the Tombs. "This is an -awful plight for an in- nocent man to find himself said Becker, this morning. The three prisoners, Rose, Webber and Vallou were still in a state of terror though locked in. a room in .the District Attorney's office, and guarded by a squad of detectives. Webber was hysterical and frequent ly wept. The confession of Rose, and arrest 'and indictment of Becker, created a sensation in the police department, and officials and patrolmen alike won- dered who .would: be next to be in- volved in the tragedy. That an investigation will be under- taken by the city into the police de- partment appears to be a foregone conclusion. District Attorney- Whitman said: "I am well pleased with the progress we have made. am not iu a position to COULD HAVE ENDED THE WAR Signer Gabrielle D'An- nunzzio of Italy Was Interviewed Tuesday, July 1912 CRITICISES BRITAIN Italians Frenzied at Atti- tude Hostility From Supposed Fiend Paris, July Signer Gabriollo who is paseiiig a few days iti Paris, at the Hotel Meurich, outHtiod yesterday his views on the burning question raised by Winston iwucer Ciiurrhiirs guarded hint that n certain circumstances, Great Bri- ain might have to count with the taliau fleet as with the fleet of an nemy. "In the first the most ntonsely Italian of all living Italians, It is undeniable ,Umt Anglo-Italian fficial relations remain unaltered and I friendly, but it is equally undeniable that in Italian public sentiment a change is discernible in this "The people are watching the course of events with anxious atten- tion. The change is there, hut it is yet awaiting crystallization in con- crete form." "To what do you attribute the he was asked. "To several he replied. "The malevolent, mendacious and contemptible congratulation of some British newspapers in connection with the so-called atrccitles in Tripoli first amazed, then pained and finally in- furiated all Italians. "We were accustomed to 'consider Britain as a firm friend, as the pro- tectress of Italy, whose friendship and support could be depended upon in any crisis. Imagine, .then, the. shock that it was to the nation to find th British press, approved apparentl ny .the English, villifying our'? troop and accusing them of beastial crimes of atrocities unworthy, I won't sa of civilized, but of human, 'beings. "That painful impression has bee: partially effaced, largely through th efforts of the fairer minded a'nd clear er sifatied writers and political leac ere In Britain. "Any severity, which has been ex cercised in Tripoli, be parallel ed with scores of hundreds of greater a hand of heroes, inailo n raid ill thI. Bernard is strikingly like late