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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Hie Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Alberta. Monday, June 17, Number 150 CRAZED WITH JEALOUSY; CARDSTON MAN'S FATE Lee Stoddard Made An Unsuccessful Attempt to Suicide ON A RAMPAGE It is Said', His Intentions Were to Have Some- body's Life (Special to The Herald.) Cardston, June Ills Jaw and, four teeth knocked Stoddard; oils of" the best fenovvn young men of Cardston, lies in a precarious condition, as a icbtilt of a 'shooting affair at Canlston raght, about midnight Stoddaid s lown weapon caused the trouble, the Hiomed man mining it uiiou liimself he found his puiposo to usa it on hfs intended victim thwarted One jear ago Stoddaid was dnorc- in'the-United States from his wife, a.daughter of Thomas Duee, one at pioneeis of Cardston Since then Mrs Stoddard has, been living at her father's: house in Cardston, separated Jiom her divorced husband. One Sunday morning a Kajmond 3oung man went to Cardston and theie called on JUs Stoddard Oared, It ii. believed wiih jealousy ,at the attentions of, another man to- ward his divorced wife, Stoddard tried to drown his troubles in alcohol When undei the influence of liquor, lie'took his revolver, and went to Mr. house late m the ev entog, and demanded entrance. Seeing trouble _qhead if the man weie allowed to enter the premises, and being unable to get him to leave, 'the town police wore called On theii reaching the scene of trou lilp, and ordering Stoddaid to leave, lie turned the weapon with which he contemplated the destruction ot .an- other on'himself, firing'at his head His aim was not so tiue as he in- tendsd, and the bullet s'truek his eye tooth, and glancing, knocked out four of his front teeth, and broke his Jaw, seriously shattering the Jaw bone He was them overpowered bj the police, and distorts, and Is now being taken care ot at his Jiome His recovery is looked for, as he is a strong, able bodied joung fellow of about twentv-foui sears of age, and his wounds, while causing great suffering are not considered ser ions The snooting has caused great com inotion in Cardston, ae all the princi- pals are very well known and highly respected It is likely that Stoddard, on hib lecovery, will be charged with attempted suicide, and also threaten- ing to kill. BET WAS ON AN INJURED MAN REV T ALBERT MOORE TELLS A STORY OF GAMBLING FEVER AT REGINA Winnipeg, .lime 17 ol the Methodist ConfercnLe m the Foit Methocnat ckutcli blood aghast In hen Rev Dr T. Albert Moore, sec- lelary of the Temperance and Moral Jiefonu League ol the Methodist church m Canada, gave a urong dem- onstration as to the euls ot gamb- ling .ind toe lowering effect inch a juaatice has on the human irmd He said I, "While in Regina recent- 1 witnessed while standing on Ihe jlitform at the depot, a man lis leg wj'ered b> the whrrls of a locomotive I assisted sevcial othei jnen in taking the man into tlio de- pot Wr had just Jaid him down on a stretcher when T frit on on shoulder I turned and laced a man who was apparently in a slate of mind. had in his hand a fne dollar lull lie forced into my hands IA1 the same' instant another man lushing toward me and said, fchoMng another hill ol Ihe same tic in m> hand sir, you look lite a prolly honest fellow, jou hold Iht tUkcs 1 'My friend hrt ine the m.m who Mas injured would not regain cou tciousncss until the doctor arrived.1 PRESIDENT.'1 OF. CONFERENCE BISHOP'S WIDOW DEAD St. John, N. June widow, of the late Bishop of Frede'rlcton, 'died here yesterday, ascrt b'l Winnipeg, June A. B. Osterhout. of Oak Lake, 'Man., form- erly of Gladstone, has been elected president ot the Manitoba of tho Methodist Church. HEAVY FLOODS AT HIGH RIVER Aged Man Drowned, Gas Camp Submerged and Ry. Traffic Stopped High River, Alta, June 16 Heavy rains in tho moun- tains sent Highwcod. on the limpage last night, and .if midnight the valley. was flood- cd two miles wide, and. a. mile of the C. P. R. -truck was un-. der water. All .railway com- munication was suspended 20 hours, being lesumed tonight The Hood 'swept. the of ona of the strangest accidents nhich I happened on the langc of Southern Alberta. While out the Oliver day riding the range in the usual course of his day's duties, Vitken went after a cow, which was proMiig unruly, and in some unaccountable manner, probablj owing to th? w et nature of the ,g-iound after the mm, be thrown fiom his horse clear Uie cow's :baiek. '.The horse followed, complete- and the pommel of tiic saddb sliuck m the ribs Foul ere broken, and inei ced the no- foitnuate man's lung, with the result that he Is on the .point of aeath. Dr L'MIII is m attendance, but owing to the Intelual injuries, the mans chances for li.'c aio glim. Senator La Follette, of Wisconsin, Is auother dark horso" who ipJikely to spunc a surpllso at the Chicago Ccniention Taking into account thC'nuni; her of delegates pledged or [adorable to the Senator, the his nomination but political wiseacres declare thai this ig no criterion and fhat when the critical moment anives at the Contention all forecAsts thrown to 'the winds, and the candidate who apparentlj had tie'.wast cUnnct; TI ill carry off the honors. j V V H i_ te 1 f 4 ''r 'Already'Sixty-five Applications are in Limit for Operation Next Year is August 1 st Statesmen Honored SASKATCHEWAN LEGISLATURE DISSOLVED Regina, June Legisla- ture of the Province of Saskatch- ewan has been dissolved, and the writs for a General Election were Issued today. will lake place on Thursday, July I, and polling on Thursday, July II. The Just die- solved had a membership of 41, but the next house, as a reeult of 1 re-distribution bill put Ihroufh at the last session will have 54 members. (SpecTarto Edmonton, Alta for- mation of new rnial municipalities is proceeding m all pat Is, of'- tbclpio- Miite Since the municipalities de- partment became a separate branch of the govprnmcni, undei the direc- tion ot Hon Chailcs Stcwalt, of Sedgcwick, the viork of the depart- ment -shows signs of a large increase in lib growth and usefulness L'p lo the present time two rnial inunici- Iialitie'i have actiwllv been incorpoi- ated The Hist lo come into being nnncr the new act -was the munici- pality of Huamha It is composed of local improvement districts- ol Hush- Chen, Amisk and tho fust tvvo lettcis ot each of the namob nuk- ing the word "lliiamlia ib jnothei imuniuli.ilitv which'has alieadv been formed It is number IS1 and is in the vicimtv of Uovdramstcr fourteen other pio- posed rural municipalities a're undei colibldcution In the dcpailmcnt, they having applied tor mcoinotation Most ot the names ,irp and some intere-.tmg Alberta is to have ,i of Sitton, called aftcl the premiel. of the province This mumcipalitv is in.' the Vernitl- lion district, which conbtit'uency is represented b) the I'lemiei., The for- mer premier of the Dominion is to be commemorated in the province bv a new Ivmg bouth-eabt of Slcttltr peti- tions ale in for another municipality to be Lalled Ilavs, alter the late pre- sident of tho G T P situated east of Hcd Deer petitions are also in. for Golden Lentic, south cabt of Coron- ation, Buffalovicvv neat aunvright 1'atk Pioneer, west of'Leduc, liill- crest, west ol Proiost, King, Suffield on the C I1 R Mannvilje, at JIannvilIe, Cham in at and Bow Vallev near the eastern noun- dan, and strfamstown, north (v.cst of Lloyriminster. In addition to-the abolo latgf num- ber of districts, 8> in all, have peti- tion foims with a view to applung jfor incorporation ,to, fonn a new muuicipalityHo come into foicc vear must' hr Vugtist Ibl The election of. council- lors will take place' int- Decemtier. lion Ihalles Stew ait prov inee, esplaimng ihe'1 opciat'on to farmers and otl'er i esidents1 Chicago Gossip Points to a Possible Party Revolt ROOSEVELT TACTICS Will Contest Seating of Delegates From Con- vention Start MOTHER AND BABY SMOTHERED Mrs. Harvey, of Vancouver, and Killed in Auto Badly Injured Vancouver, undai a touring CV, which had skided fifty feet, dowiKfroui 'the road, H. G. iitfe o[ a prom luent operator, and their 'babj, Reginald, thut Hhe'helrt In.lier.arliii were smoth ered to death in near the root of a steep Incline foilr miles from New Westminster laSt night. Mr. Hurvej, driving the as at Vancouver: Hospital, In a precarious condition, other child- ren, who bean anting in tho rear Iho car, 'uuiBjurcii. Mrs Ilaney was vearn of and before her marrmse ftfls Miss Lillian Skena, daushter of William Skna, foi niauv >eara ol the Vancouver i Chicago, III, June 17. Roosevelt and Toft leaders, after a critically sleepless night, today staked final hands in their hitter struggle, with less than Uenty-four hourg before the gavel falls at the Coliseum for the foi ma! opening Republican, National convention. I Prominent men from manyt SUtes weic subjected to (onference room Interviews ot the type known In.po-j lice circles as "third under1 ordeals as hard and cold as the gran- ite blacks that pave Chicago's streets. Leaders, vvhosa lives have been spent in the game brought into pla> aitifiue known to modern their almost frantic effoits to s'wihg" ahe balance to Col Roosevelt sldent Tail "Men who wore 'doggedly' standing their ground were told what might happen 'to them not only tills1 j ear or but four years f ronr now_ unless they agreed to the programme mapped out by tho No Place for tht'Wcak Keen eyes and trained eart search- ed for the first signs of panic "or 'i bieak at any point, ind as were tightened to the( last j notch. those who appeared to in the slightest decree to