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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta SENSATIONAL ESCAPE OF The Leihbridge Daily Herald Letiibridge, Alberta. Tuesday, .him Number 155 LEAGUE FOR CHECKING GERMANY Extraordinary Alleged Interview Has Been Published Paris, June. extraordinary alleged interview by an unnamed jour- to'answer for the murder of a while man, effected a sensational escape from the deputy sheriff in charge of him Juat as the Soo train No. 10S was pulling out of the station. The deputy chief of police at Ken- mare headed a yosse this morning which is scouring the counrry for the murderer. No trace of him has been found. The names of the, colored man or deputy sheriff cannot be learned, The officer boarded the train with his prisoner somewhere near Medicine "Hat, AUn. He was handcuffed to the seat on one of the day coaches. The deputy left him for a moment just as he was pulling out of Kenmare. The prisoner in some way got the hand- cuffs loose from the seat and made a break for liberty. He met the. con-' rtuctor in the vestibule and dashed 'him aside and jumped headlong through the vestibule window. The DUNSMUIR IN ANOTHER SUIT Jumped From Train With Handcuffs On Minot. N. D., June morn- ing fit 2.30 o'clock the colored man being1 taken back to Stillwater, Okla., nalisL with Premier Briand, has been published.'' 'According to the story the premier, gave thcj journalist to under- stand that owing .to the Belgian King's .'pro-German proclivities, France, Russia and England bad en- tered together to checkmate Ger- many's designs. The alleged interview points to Gesmany's need lor room to expand, and Bismarck France and England to divide Africa, the expansion must necessarily be Europe. The immensity of the Ger- man army and the ambitious plans of the navy, docks and the Kiel canal are instanced as evidence that they arc not aiming to realize any beautiful dream.of universal peace. Briand is represented as saying that the coun- tries concerned are pledged to a big naval expenditure, and will get the appropriations without much trouble. I There is little doubt but what the train had gained a good headway. For cntire story is faked, as no states- man would thus commit himself, ev- en'were it possible. some reason or other the deputy in his confusion at rhe man's escape did not stop the train. It was be- lieved possible -that he could not have survived the leap from the -window and he was confident that his man would be picked up by the side of the railroad track seriously, if not fatally injured. The deputy came through to Minot and went back on train No. 107 with the chief of police' and others. He has been scouring the country all day. There is no 'trace of the murder- er. He is still handcuffed as the handcuffs can be opened only by the application "of machinists' tools or the keys in the hands of.the deputy. Foot prints were found in the soft ground near the lake Kenmare 'but stop at the lake shore. The man may have entered the water and walked a short distance to cover up his trail and now: be .hiding some whe-e in the vicinity of the town. Most Sensational In the History Of B.C Victoria, B. C., 'June ,13. What promises to be the most sensational law suit in the history of the, prov- ince comes to trial June 22, when Henry Croft and others will bring ac- tion against Hon. James Dunsmuir and nine other descendants, claiming for alleged conspiracy re- specting an option on lands in the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Bill. The defendants are owners of lands in the Cranberry and Strawberry and Oyster districts. The plaintiffs claim that they obtained options on this land and commenced their develop- 1 r rnent as coal and negotiated for the sale of their rights. They al- leged that the defendants conspired to the granting of a second option to cloud their registration of the first option in order to prevent competi- tion in the coal producing business in which they claim defendant.Duns- muir, has monopolized. The defense is a denial, of these allegations' in toto. ASCOT RACE MEETING OPENS Devoid of Usual Social Display Owing To Royal Mourning London, June Royal Ascot, the most fashionable race meeting in England and the most important meet- ing on the flat in the world, opened today in brilliant weather but depriv- ed of its characteristic features as a great social function. Instead of the usual brilliantly attired throng, bright with Parisian frocks and millinery, the crowd was soberly attired in mourning arid the Royal Box stood empty, draped in.black. Conspicuous- ly missed too was the brillnnt pag- IN HERALD FIRE Latest List Places Loss Of -r...rt. At Twenty the man Chapman TV no at Edmonton confessed 10 murdering a man at Still- water, Okla. He left Edmonton a day or two ago in charge of a.deputy sher- iff from Stillwater. WANT THEM TO HOLD THEIR SEATS Petition To Mayor And Ald- ermen Who Resigned In Macleod Macleod, June petition is be- ing circulated among the business men of the town, asking that Mayor Fawcett and Councillors Muldoon and heather take their seats in the coun- cil again, and take a vote on the boulevard question. It is thought that these men will accept this pro- position. The paper is being signed by all the prominent and clear-think- ing business men and citizens which goes to show how the majority value tlur services of these men. In case these men will not go back j another ntaiu'on is being signed ask- ing T. II. Stcdman, of the Queens Motel, to run for mayor! Mr. Slca- man held this position (o the sat- Montreal, June Late to-night a list of 26 persons missing in the Her- ald disaster, had been compiled as follows: Isaac Jones, S-i Colonial Ave.; Alphonsc Thcrrion, 364 Lar- tigue St.t; S. Hopkins, 1248 Chabot The colored prisoner is. doubtless Ave.; Duncan J. Miller, 1497 Simard, President Typographical Union 176 Frank Jansen, 691 Rellit, printer; Rene Title John, printer i; Clement j Boreman, printer r; Campbell Morri- son, proof-reader Wm. Murphy, El- gin St., printer R. Harris, printer, boarding on Stanley street Miss Merriman, bindery i; Wm. Smith, seen in rear window, but fell and has not been seen since Miss Florence Pitch- er, 15 years old, daughter of Amos Pitcher; Miss Jennie White, 14 Con- gregation street, an orphan Miss Robinson, time clerk in the office P. F. Quinatain, printer Ross Stephen- son, bindery employee Dorothy Ward, 16 years, 1433 Simard St., liv- ing with parents; Miss Beaiiday Frank Consitt Cloutier, job press- man Parson, boy John Cunning- ham Isabel! Phillips, of Vancouver, bindery hoarded 371 Notre Dame St. Later A later despatch says thai the number of killed is twenty-eight. FISHERIES REGULATIONS Several Interested Have Accepted Them Ottawa June Dominion" fishery commissioner, has returned to Ottawa after lioldfnc con- ferences with those interested in thr eants of recent years when his late -Majesty drove up the Royal course in the state carriage with outriders and clattering escort. The royal colors will of course not appear in the saddle at this meeting, though one or two of King Gtorge's may race in Lord Derby's col- ors. "Witch" of the the two-year- old filly, who won her; first race as her''Royal "lay dying'in Buck- ingham Palace. will not run again, as she has been turned out in tlie Sauuringham paddocks with a fine sense of n'tness that does credit to the new King. Americans scored in the first race of the day when K. R. Whitney's Whiskbrooru, who started favorite at 3 to 1, won the trial stakes of a little over seven furlougs. J. D. Joel's Dean Swift was second, thus repeat- ing his performance 'of last year, starting at 11 to 2, and P. Xelke's VeUow Slave, 25 to 1. was third. The Gold Vase with added, miles the most important race of the day, was won by A. P. Cun- lift'e's "Charles 9 to 4, who finished third in the Derby. Sir R. W. B. Jardine's to 9. was secondhand C. 100 to 3, third. The. Prince of Wales stake of for three-year-olds, one mile and five furlongs, was won by Lord Villier's "Greenback .who thus aveng- ed his defeat in the Derby. E. A. Wigan's ".Ulster G to 4, was secondhand H. Lytham's 10 to 1 third. The Ascot stakes, an important handicap, over two miles, was won by Sir R. C. Carton's 7 FINKLESTEIN HEAVILY FINED Winnipeg Politicians Try To Save Him Fort Francis, June Ines were handed out by Judge Fitch in the general session here. Ex-Alder- nan M. Finklestein, of Winnipeg, was convicted of defrauding the On- tario government by providing skins caught near Edmonton 'to persons who collected the Ontario bounties, was fined and sentenced to 2-1 hours in jail. Finklestein's, profit on the questionable transaction was Benjamin Levinsion, another Winni- peg furrier, fined and costs, with 2-1 hours in jail. Both were given the alternative of three years in jail. The remarkable feature was the ar- rival of Premier Roblin, Alex Hag- gart, M.P., Thomas Johnston, P., Acting Mayor Harvey, Ex-Mayor Sharpe, Controller Waugh, of Winni- peg, and several other prominent per- sons Irom the Manitoba capital, who all testified to the good character of the furriers who were convicted sev- eral days ago, but remanded for sen- tence until Mondav. SPLENDID FORTUNE Best Year in History of -Shearing Commenced Neil M. Stalker, manager of the COUNCIL AND RAILWAYS AGREE The Construction And Maintenance Of the Overhead Bridge A special meeting of the city coim- Argylc Sheep Ranching Co., Chin [cil was held last night at which W. Coulee, was in the city last evening, j F. Peters, assistant to Second -Vice He says that shearing is just com- mencing, and will be all through, Southern Alberta, by July 1st.. He says the fleece this year is the best in the history of the industry in the sheepmen are receiving a larger number of enquiries for their product than ever before. Never be- fore has the industry been in such a favorable-, i condition, declares Mr. President Whyte, Solicitor Bead, Supt. Taylor, Of the C.P.R., and. P. L. Naisraifch, general manager of the A. R. I. Co., were present. The agreement between the C.P.R. and" tire city, ie "the continuation- of'' Coutts street over the railways and lands of the and the con- struction thereover of a steel Stalker. The bands came last winter with practically no loss, jwas rcad over and-discussed. and the lambing season just closed was excellent, the percentage being almost ninety. Mr. Stalker has just purchased head of mutton for P.'Burns Co., from McKenzie and Campbell, of Grassy Lake, one thous- and to be delivered immediately after shearing, and the balance in two months. R. S. Bevan, of the Griffin ranch, at Creston, has refused fifteen thous- and dollars for-20 acres only-nine, of which are planted. SHOT AT MICHEL Yonng Scotchman Victim Of a Very Peculiar 4- Accident the B. C., June Archy Clark, a young Scotchman about 26 years old, is lying at the morgue as a result, of a shooting accident yes- terday. Clark, in company with a friend named Sharpe, went out to Michel prairie yesterday for some practice with a 22-calihre rifle. Clark; went to place a stone on a post for a target. Returning, he called to Sharp, who was looking the other way with the rifle in his hand. Turn- ng towards Clark was acci- dentally discharged, hitting Clark, he bullet entering the abdomen, and was later located in the back of the hip bone. He was at once taken to the Michel for tour-year-olds, two miles, was won Hospital, where he died at four FORGRAFTERS WIRELESS CO. aad the Time Has Elapsed In Case American Companies (fannot Operate In Dominion Of Canada Montreal, June the report which City Attorney Ethier made to the city council respecting those ac- cused before the Cannon Commission, it is pointed out .that there was one against whom criminal actions could be taken, namely C.; Rioux, charged with having accepted money in order to get places for firemen and police- men. The report goes on to say, how- ever, that the present whereabouts of Rioux being unknown, it is impossible stone 13 Ibs., 100 to S. Lord Derby's'to enter court proceedings against "Hririe'p 7 crnno S Ihc r ii_ _'_ of 7 sione S Ibs., 100 to 7, was second, and R. Walker's 7 stone 11 Ibs., 7 to 2, was third. The 56th Triennial Stakes. o'clock this morning. The deceased ivcd with an old couple. lie was married two years ago, and was.con- templating, to return home after pay day to permanently reside, having al- ready made arrangements to that cf-. feet. He made a written statement before he died, saying that it was purely an accident and completely ex- onerated Sharpe from all biamc. BANK TAKES OVER by L. Neumann's "Shikaree the Duke of Portland supplying second and third in "Phaleron" and "Cattaro." The Coventry Stakes of for two-year-olds, was won by J. B. Joel's "Radiancy." a filly by Ladas-Golden him. In the cases of the civil em- ployees who were charged before the commission no actions can be taken against The .'report says the offences they are charged with having been committed now over two years, in consequence preemption can be pleaded. Prescription can also be pleaded by the various e.v-aldernien who were named by Justice Cannon as being guilty of offences. It non- looks as though not one criminal ac- By the agreement the C.P.R. a right of way over its tracks agrees to pay .half the cost, of erection of the bridge. The city to the closing of the Gait street crossing, after the completion of the company is'to buikl the bridge and furnish the city from time to time as construction proceeds with estimates certified'by the assistant chief engi- neer assigned to the work, as to the cost of the work done, and the city shall from tirno to time pay such estiriiates. The company fin- ally agrees for all time-to the" con- tinuation and maintenance by the di an overhead bridge at Coutts "St. The mayor and secretary-treasurer were authorized by the council to en- ter into (-he agreement and it was ordered that a by-law be prepared and submitted to the rate- payers without delay, ratifying the agreement and providing for addition- jar roads, the same to be prepared i without delay, and to set forth in j full all the terms and conditions em- bodied in the agreement, and to pro- vide for the raising of all monies to" be paid by the city in connection therewith. The meeting of the council to give the by-law its preliminary readings was left to the rail of the mayor. The share of the A. R, I. Co. of the cose has been determined by a, separate agreement between that com- pany and the C.P.H. all the Aldcsmtn were present. Lassie, 100 to 7. L. Robinson's "Joie lion will be taken in connection with de It to 2, .was second, and L. Neumann's "Celini." 4 to 1, third; dis- tance five furlongs. The Coventry 'Stakes has been won by some of the greatest subsequent performers on the turf, Admiral Hawke carrying it isfaction of the public in the early international fisheries regulations days of the town. Mr. Thornc, late of Macleod, and now manager of the Union Bank at Hlayney, was in over Sunday. Quite a number of local men leave in the morning for Calgary to take part in the Military Camp there. The officers of this Division of the Alber- ta Rangers arc D. J. Campbell, W. W. Milburn, Davis. W. II. Stcdman and R. Miss M. Ormpnd, sister of Miss K. of the public school here, I is in the city'for a [ew days before the states of Michigan, Ohio. Pennsyl- vania and New York. There have been objections by American status to the promulgation of the uniform regulations to the two governments last year by the commission." Com- missioners have shown that, the Unit- ed States has not been placed at a disadvantage by regulations but changes have been due to the fact that Canada was in possession of a. hotter code of regulations than sev- eral states of the Union anj so an eflort was made TO bring noth into ASSETS OF COMPANY 'off1ast >rear wnen Xeil Gow was Toronto. June Edward Meek. K.C., at a meeting of creditors of the Stewart, Rowe and Meek Co., manu- facturers of women's wear, which re- cently assigned, rcad a statement that if the assets were taken possession of by the Metropolitan Bank, amounting nominally to and others add- ed, the total assets will be j The total liabilities amount to 000. Inability to finance a merger of manufacturers of women's wear a proposed capitalization of resulted in Meek giving up possession to the .Metropolitan Bnnk for liquida- tion purposes, while he left, for Brit- ish Columbia to engage in business laking oJ the new school McBridc Lake. DEATH ACCIDENTAL Regisia, at pine. The objections having been re- moved, Prof. Prince expects the I regulations will be brought into eft'en shortly. Mr. Alex Jobnstone, ex-M. P.. asijv- wilh a land sales the numerous scandals which were ex- posed before the commission. It looks as though the corporation will be out some ?30.0003 The cost of the enquiry. I KILLS A MAN GALICIAN ASSAULTED RAYMOND SECTION BOSS Raymond. June Sunday af- ternoon a Galicinn named Klas, who had been working a few days on the i section gang here but who quit to go to vork in the sugar factory, called at the home of Frank David, the sec- tion foreman and asked for his mon- ey. David told 'him to come Monday and he would pay him. Klas got cross and demanded his money at once. A row ensued with tho result that Or. Rivers and Consrable Hodeback were Ottawa, ..Tune has been made by the United less Telegraph Company'.of-the'Unit- ed. States for a license to erect wire- less telegraph stations on 'the .Great' Lakes. The. application is now being considered by the marine There is, however, a serious JiificUity in the way of allowing this or r.ny other American company to erect illa- tions in Canada. It arises from tho fact that the United States failed to agree to the terms of the convention made at the wireless telegraph confer- ence held in Berlin. Bv this convert- Mon it was asrccd that the different KITf HFNFR stations of various countries should vllLultill 11AJ communicate with one another. This a lift American as well as Italian compan- K KM INKII rllMMANll ies decline to do and until a different V0LV policy is adopted American companies i _______ not likely to be given, the right to erect stations on the navigable wa- DAfncal fincflc fnmmftiit ters of the Dominion jKeiUSai UflSCS I Gen. Ian Hamilton Likely London. June the House of Lords, Lord Lucns said in connection with Field Marshall Lord Kitchener's the Creston cemetery at the expense refusal of a Mediterranean command, SUICIDE BURIED B. C.. June re- mains of Frank Furness, a snppo3t'd suicide, drowned recently in the Koot- enay River, was exhumed from its grave by Uie river and re-interred in of the city. NEW RECORD FOR ITIfSII FLIGHT lad venture" was the verdict of the cor- oner's jury in the inquiry into the cd1 in the capital at noon today ar.J at once assumed his duties as [drowning of Geo. A. Benwick in Was i minister of marine and fisheries. Mi. Geo. Desbarals. who has been deputy for some time p.ist, will henc-.'fo'th devote his energies to the nr.val branch of the department of bf will be the deputy head. Ixike yesterday. The jury re- jcommended that proper life saving apparatus be provided at the lake and that canoes be hired only to profi- cients. BORDEN STARTS POLITICAL TOUR Pelorboro, Ont., June L. Bordcn arrived in the city from Ot- tawa on the C.P.R. and was welcom- ed at the station by a committee of prominent Conservatives. Later he was taken for a trip bver the lift lock and a short distance up the Trent Canal. Mr. Borden is on his way to Campbclliord, where he will address the first of a series Q[ leu political picnics in Ontario before go- ing to the Maritime Provinces on a political tour. Tie is accompanied by Provincial Sccrctasy Hanna, and by Mr. Dohcrty, K.C., M.P. for St. Anne, Montreal. (Special to the Herald) Coleman, June fatal accident which occurred in the International Coal and Coke Co. mines here this morning, about nine o'clock, resulted in the death of one man, Joseph Home- nick, a JJlav, and a probable fatal in- ury of another Kelly. August. Vt-riherie was also hurt hut not ser- iously. The men were engaged on the pillars and the accident was caused by the falling of a'body of coal which adhered to Uie head wall of the seam. hoth summoned. The doctor dressed the wounds on David's head while the constable arrested Klas and took him to the lock up to await his the end is not yet. that no benefit to Dominion military forces is anticipated from the recent visits of Kitchener to Australia and Gen. French to'Canada. That if as. result of the next conference, visits to the Dominions for the purpose of inspection and advice should be more or less systematic, an officer of rank and military ser- vice. This he believed would produce the most useful results. If this had been jiossjblo the most appropriate Indianapolis, June tbe avi- to carry out that