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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta I'VUIii.y, THE LETHRRIDCSE DAILY IIKItALl) Certain in results beca use Ii? K f !1 PRELIMINARIES HAVE STARTED REPUBLICANS START1 JANGLE OVER LENGTHY-LIST OF CON TESTED DELEGATES Chicago, June Hcpiibllcan Convention pueHniinarie.'i 'have siarL- cd here with, the light over contests 'It .is proposed to take Lhc protests in tho oftler filed com- the. states in, ..alphabet- ical order. This makes ilic Alabama cases' the first to 'be heard. 'or' ilisputatibir, 'over. Miese contests' was' in progress to- Engineer in Defence Policy j- fro m" front page) enlist aJio take cafe ot Uie charges for the is required till the 'vork IB also tlic bond 'which If glrt' guarantee that the paving will lie kept in good condition ;for five years at the expense.of .company. ;Jt 'niiiat- also cover any there'.is in the'contract for I he' company, expected' come in PH. a pUvIng cbntract for .charity. .Comparing i-lie prices cimrged .in X-ethbridge with'those jn Calgary, Ed- '-inontou and other Western cities Tor .llie same style of DJiylnK. the differ- .encc in price IB hardly noticeable, 'the Itr'Caliary being paid for -the being-laid Lliere Ibis .wbile-iu SaHlcatdbn the Wl- Paving Co., is-getting; a blglier Cilice than .is ''bpinr yaid: .thehi in -J-ethbridge. In Toronto "the average and the.-price %f cement. and excavating; is very oniicb leHs.there than it is here. CARLSON HAS ONE WEEK OF LIFE the eenleiice ot Fred senleiicod' '-ito. be .hhnged .here June- 15th, would IL was stated' that grounds'for clemency is a. -ale provocation. There was no ctm- '.jirnTalion of; the runior ohUinahlc. .Carlson Is said to lie huaring up .well anil p'njpavatiqns 'Arc. being made, for !iis execution a week luoni tomorrow. ]Ic niiitdcred ii honiestoatler near lied I'Hcer in tiic l-Iainillpn Lake" diairicL EBERTS'APPEAL BEING ARGUED MR. MCDONALD TELLS COURT JUDGE blD.NOT-'CMARGE JURY FAIRLY of LllC ilca 111, licEorcs Mr. Cnlgury, June The casu appeal tlic sentence-ot hy Ki'ilz Kbci'ls opened today llic Lion. Chief Jilstii-t the Hon. 'Justice .1 I luck, Mr. .Justice SluurL and .Justice Walsh. Mr. rvTcUon'nld from'Maclcod appear- ed for librrts, and briefly intoriiied the.court of tlic the murder. Mr. McDonald submitted' that Mr. Jus Lite Hiimuoiis, heroic- whom ease was IricJ, ditl not properly in- struct tlie jury as in up Justice iSinimoiif; "I'm hound Id say find instruct-you--thai you can unly COJMB "to'iwo conclusions, you must IJI-IIIR in a 'verdict, ol mur- der not .tfiiiHy--'-1 McDonald that some- ot the1 evidence admitlcd should noli have lireii, and that evidence'was ad- mitted in the court., hut' was not al- lowed to go lo the jury. :Mr. McDonald ciLed a'grcat number. o[ similar cases where a verdict ot manslaughter had ,been .brought in. DUCHESS DOING WELL The liullclins frum Montieal iidicatc that II. K. I-f: ol Cpnnunglil; .iii improVing nicely, ami 10-alarm exists .as to the uf illness." YEAR Pa., June biennial convention or the Brothei hood of Locomotive Engineers came an. end today. One ,ofv the. important tilings', done by w.aij' thfe'tisiabli it" or a voluntary-' pension 'system. The salaries of the Grand Lodge ofTic- org were 'increased, that, '.'of Jhief- Engineer ear, an advance of RE-MAKING MEN The Provincial Gaol at Model, for Reclaiming Criminals Outs of tiles inosi BorloiiH prohlcniH uf I ho Btiilo It; tlie euro uml correction of UiGdC 'who. luive gone morally wrong. With llio advance of Umo have conic changed mcUiods owing to ttic changing of ojiliiloiin of llie pub- lic, cuiicorhliiK HiOBo who have otfeml- When' an inillvid- II. Is tlio duty 6r il, ugahitit society. iml breaks the law the HtnLc to mete "oul to him such treatment us prurenL his doliig so again iind him lo become a more valuable citizen and alao lo ,'Mpq- tect by making hi.4 meiH aucli that his example will be a deterrent lo others who may be lempt ed to break the law in a similar, way. As a rule mien are not criminals when they first offend agulnsL the law; they muroly 'make a. mistake which it al- lowed to paaa unpunished might velop .them into criminals1 with crim-l lual .intent, or they fall in a moment] of vfealtnefig which should be cd BO us to enable (hem to resist the temptation another ,ilme. The old Idea that the "state must vindictively punish a .man who has offended .against- the., to ii very large extent passed away. The urevulliug idea now is lo raalce .the criminal, look .upon the elate, jeuefactor and protector. saving him his .own worst self, instead cf his persecutor. it ia true that very many prisoners fall lo seo this point, uid it is also true, painfully so, many oC those whose duty It Is In the gaol' arc three, "dark technically-known as 'ipunlslnnciil and also one "condemned cell" which IB bricked In and Ig used for conl..JiiE nion accuaud or convicted of murdor. So Inr It has had one occu- pant, a man Carlson, accused or mur- dering a Homesteader near Ucd In ull there are o'ie hundred and two cells. many months, however, since. Ihe, roll ol prisoners v.'as down to Llic supposed capacity the 'gaol. .Kor several months (here have-hebn from ofie hundred and twenty lo orio hun- dred and Forty prisoners.' Tills over- crowding has luil Lo the adoption of an-Improvised dormitory system. Two or throe, large rooms have been fur- nished with cotfl and the more trust, prisoners been placed In these To relieve the overcrowding-u large wing is to be added to Lhc cell hous the fire hell Mis ping of of a.largfl sum of inoucj lor it required close to'-a' (inarier. ''of million dollars 'to SGcnre; the site ;md place the gaol in.' tho 'shape. It-is now in. Us location in'.-Lethbridge IL l pealing some deiay 'sioncd in getting the Ire hose on tlie gtound, owing.'to. ho brigade bull once the hose al lichen1, the fire soon goi- means expenditure In the cltj of lmflcr vegetable or bread and dressing and a pudding. During Hie past year, vegetable being the tho dollars inonlh Standing as it does on an eminence rising from a small lake'It provides one of the finest views .in Ihe sur- rounding country and ia' one, of-the sights which' Lelhbridgc" with pride; show to their .visiting. Friends. In 'appearance; 'management and results the provincial gaol .it .firsl, very little was grown on Lethbrldgc -Is an instllution of gaol farm but the management this year expects to raise .all the vege- tables required by the Institution as .well us-Uie fodder for the horaes. In order-to provide labor for tbe.prlson- 'er's, sugar .bcolH ;and potiitoea; will he extensively raised." The farm provides i work for the intin during rhc summer nml the minister has plans; for the j starling of sonic industrial enterprises; to provide work during the. winter., As as the buildings ore. con- cerned.thoy are fully modernjn respect. 'The power house has one I of the finest'plantn in the province. It provlrica electric light ior the and all Uie other buildings on -'the; aa well a.s power, for operating i the laundry, ventilating fan and other machinery. .'The steam, plant heals! the gnol and tho houses occupied by i heat exemplification of this system! n Alberm.. The cooking In the kltch-j on Is also liugely dono liy aienm pvo-, Ided froni tho power (house. i i Tho health of the .Inmates ia well! looked after. An excellent sewerage system Is Installed which lW sewago on tli-e premises by a sysleni. Tho gaol Is .Pj'o-f v'Ulecl with a dispensary, and n lies- plljil while ono of Ih.o ill'llic call of the gaol ;U any not only the people whole province -may be which joins, -the lirncss shop UTS undaniagcd, and in 'Spite. .the fact ihnfc a -miniature flood was poured oveu the building no .damage of any Jfind occurred The .fire is supposed, to have ptigin- aled through dc.fer.Uvc wiring, '.and although .the fire itself -did not; dam .agc'llm heavy stork carried, as much Ms- the water, .tlic loss will be 'con- siderable, and the insurance partly uover. only Investors and Farm Seekers V We Iinve 1000 acres more uf.Al Farm Lands, located seven miles east of Lc'llibridgc we have instructions lo sell at per acre, on very reasonable terms. Land in. I his louulily is being held at per aci-e and more. lor full.-particulars to N.B.PEAT CO. Exclusive Xgeiils. McDonald Block ;