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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 18, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN 1'AGES Lelhbrltlge, Alberta. Wednesday, June IS, 1913 CENTS Number Police Unravelling Mystery of ihe Many Mysterious Horse Thefts Around Hardic'ville What Las csery appearance of be- tas one oi tbe boldest, wholesale liors'e-aicaliog cases ol recent times In Southern Alberta, bus just been brought to light by tbe arrest of Ho- laud Swallow and wllliaiu Grcep, two young men Irom Hartlievllle, by the Mounted Police, following Ibo discov- ery on Svallow's ranch in Hie new Mcliiljre loase country on the boundary, of a herd of ten liorsos, alleged to bs the property c-f llardle- and Royal View residents. So fai ton lioreos aro concerned lu Iho case. They vvoro recovered on June C by I-Yank Rudke. a teamster tor the New Barnes mine. discovered they were being herded on Shallow's homestead by a brother of Roland Swallow, au Englishman, Just from England about a mouth. Swallow and Green own adjoining homesteads in. tbe soulb. gelling Ihen during Ihe last land rush la 1312. fio- land Swallow Is 23, and Creep Is onl; about 20 years of age. Alter their arrest the ease "was eon fldered of such Importance tbat Mounted Police authorities refined to grant baP, and they bare beei confined to the guard room until th preliminary hearing this afternoon. During tho winter, residents o llardlevllle, Xew Barnes and Rova View had been missing horses. A. B Dupeo, of the New Barnes minr one of tha heaviest having missed In all twenty or thirty fron Us herd, ftank Hudke, a t'earaste for Jlr. Dupen missed .some. When tbo recent trouble tilth Swallow arose Djpcn mk Iludko one day, and v-hl! discussing the missing horses suggest I ed that Jludke ride to (ho Mclnfyn ranch homestead .district, and see t could Jlnd them, u was a Ion way for horses to stray, hut Mr. Di -fcptl-ha'dla'hunch that tho trip migh lead to'discoVerles ot'a startling na ture. rtudke borrowed a saddle.hers from Dupen, and about a wrek ag made Iho long yidc to the boundary. There he visited tbe Swallow an i; Creep honipsie.ids, and found te three of which he claime> were nl3. Others carried brand whtch he knew. He droie them a homo, and turned tbem over lo th Mounted PoVtce. Ji was then foun that two of Iho corses belonged t Walter Rose, and oiie each to A. f Durten. Tom C. Daniels. Mrs GerUey and John Very Young Men j Suspicion rested on Swallow I bolh joung tellows, less tha 25 yeara of age. and 'they ac I :ordlngly Detecllvt-Serg Ashe. Swallow's' brother was als taken In He has been ou from England for about a month onl> find it Js alleged that a written scat incut made "by, him to' thp' police t the effect that Roland Swallow ha said the horses' n-efe' hlJ oirn, 1 responsible Tor holding ihe prisoners In custody. I The horses' backs are all soro as If from hard riding. The cnsc opened at two o'clock be- fore Inspector Siioobolhabi. of Medi- cine Hal, who cams up especially to lake hearing. (Continued Page JYELSH CHURCH BILL DIVISION London. Juris Welsh Dis- UWIskajent bill passed Its second eadlngr in tbe House of commons this venlng, by a vole of 357 to 278 Tbe 111 was passed by tbe House of Com- ions last February, but subsequently rejected by the House of .s fate being identical with that of he- Home liulc bill. London. June uas stated list nlsUt thai the condition of Mrs. 1'aut- hurst is very critical ll.e euffra- gette leaiier was icivast-d from Hollo- way jail Monday on llreuse after a brief hunger strike and was removed in an ambulance to A uitrslug home. SIR CHARLES ROSE'S ESTATE 1-ondou, June Charles Canadian born, foitiHTly a lutmbsr of Parliament for Ncivuiar'cet, and 3 leadlcg Kngliab Mnker, left 40 es- tate valued at Charles Wilson.Shed His Loud Check Suit and Skipped (ing Will Examine New Cruiser Make up of Australian Fleet I.ocdoti, Jur.c King wiU pay a strictly private visit to the new bailie cruiser at L'otlsmouOi on -June vtf, prior to her re for the antipodps. His Ma- Australian ship Australia, has been huilt in Kngland to the oraer of the commonwealth government and bas a Uisptoccmetit of tons or cearly ten thousand less than the newest type ol batUe cruiser. Her main armament consists of eight 1 inch suns. Announcement is matte by the admiralty that the.government of Australia Jus appointed Rear Ad- miral George L'dn-zn I'atey, 3I.Y.O-, who has commanded the- 22nd Battle Squadron Division since 1910 to the command of His llajesty's Aus- tralian Heel. This appointment may be regarded as marking the birth of the Australian fleet- as .a fighting force. Bv'the er.d ol August all the ships, except one ccuiser, ordered un- will _. .__ id complete in all comprise' the battle cruiser Australia', the second- class protected cruisers; the Mel- bourne and Sydney, of tons each a flotilla oi destroyers, sub- marines miscellaneous vessels re- quired to complete the fleet'unit. The pissent. naval agreement between the British and Australian.governments, by viluch in return for a ca'sh annual payment admiralty keeps a cer- tain number ol ships on ihe. Aus- tralian station, uill now terminate. The former withdraw ships bl tbe royal navy Irorn the waters ol the comonwealth and the latter wH to pay ths oilginal- ly amountiog-to has been its contribution -towards the- cost ot maintenance ol the local squadron. In the present j ears' esti- mates. Hr. Oh'urchill said" that the sum 6t WAS'payable on this account by Australia, but this is last sum the admiralty; will thus re as ,-hcncefortb der oi be in Australian wa'trs support her own fleet .at which if in tbe a charge early years of hrr naval dtvelopaen amount to- apart Irom er pcnscs of ad minis! ration and train- ins- Within a few -years ,lhe Aus- tralian vlll probably represent an a Minn] charge of Irom Itvo fo three milltoir stcrlEng. This lend to increase. 'One Man Killed and Six Injured in Destruction of High. Schoo at Minneapolis Gable Roof Collapsed Minneapolis, June firemen tilted, and als others injured in a fire ttiiH left (ho North High school, at and Fremont mere shell of Iricks and Iroa, this morning. The loss OH tho building is estimated nt ?325.- 'on contenu, eciulpraent and One of Vno'lnjujc'ii firemen is ih a rltfcal. condition, and 'his death Is Captain John CJray, of Truck Co 26. wai leading a squad of fire- up the Fremont enlrance lo the roof 10 take five lines of host- to Asslslant Chios.Hamilton' oi) tbe p when tho gable roof in the centre, directly aboro Iho en- lrance lo collapsed Toe calls spread arid tor.e cf brick shot through Iho Bating holo on (o the firemen. Tboy knocked off the toof, and toll nntler the dobrln on the Heps of the onlrtnce and Ilie sido- viSlk fidepn (eel below, Kanesky, rm'the otiltldc line If firemen carrjinj ihe hoso, heard KNIGH'iS OF COLUMBUS St. John, N.U., June an- Sliedding as niartir- of l clotl'Cs as I'liarles Wilson, a prisoner at tte Itaitai-Lb this afternoon nacie a sil- ent getaway, and up lu tl.u ULUP d going lo press the patrols Lol foot after him. did tlie trick shoilli ahfr noon. Hi: departure uas about The guards uere piepar- ir.g llic recreation room for th? Sual preliminary hearing, v.h-.n Wil- son's clothes were found outsidf, [.ear the nottheast corner of the- bar- jlKji. S S, Julie new l ol the hrothtrs for inur- tier oiK.-ned at IlrLdgetO'.Mi tEe men were centeuced to be rijos- ed alter their trial. The ap- l for a ticw trial, houever, uroved TOOK CARBOLIC ACID Chatham, Out., June Dell, a merchant, committed suicide Urday aftcruooa lu a field. tak- ing carbolic acid. The body wus iid by boys playing nearby. THREE MONTHS FOR BIGAMY Retina, Sask, Juco IU- cbaanu today fouud guilt) ot aojy m itife Ciiy pollto court. aoU sen- tenced to three months' iaiy.isontneiu. Oufe ot his the of a in the Titanic cars. As agricultural exliiLita have all boen retnoved trom Ibis (jujldtag this jesr, ths merchants and mar.ufacturcrs arc with each other -in p'Jtling up atlracltvc cv- hihits nhich will dp tbem credit, and the big palace viill Tje one ot Ihc centres of attraction. Several ol tLe exhibitors aio already at work their booths ar.d Manager Jack ad- vises the remainder to lose no timo in commencing as the rush at tbc last minute uiil he tremendous. A meeting ot the Doard of Diiec- CODERRE COMING WEST Ottawa. June Louis Co- ilerre. of Slate, v.ho Is also Minister of Mines, ihat braneh been recently tranpferrod to his port- folio, aas decided xo made a n'OSE ex- tensive uesieru trip, going as fer as DavrEon City, this summer. Mr. Co- derre will travel wkh tile dele- gates of tho International Geological coogrcEE, which uiteta iu Toronto In AUSUEt. tors oi the exhibition was held last night semal matters uf rou- MADE NUMBER OF REQUESTS TO WHICH USUAL CONSIDERA. TION PROMISED Que.j. Jurie IS. The j tme were discussed. It has hern prac-j RllaileaiT'tragisdj') tJAS around the Micallf settled that n''spccial itotk uholc district. ;Th'e1 (crrtbJc at Mrs. Alphojise.'iiijodeau in opening a ".r, sonic power-! district. ...The' (crribh cr.d o! (rain will be provided for cxtibitors here v.ho will shou in Calgary dur- ng 'the first wcel- of July. The sps Icft with his eicw for commence builiting the telegraph line along.the Lctlib'ridge-Wejb'Jrn' branch. They have been worving on'the Sul- Tield ime licforc coming here. 'J'he The crew has orders to build 25 miles, but it is understood that the ir.c will he continued this summer to the end oi the steel at Koremost, 50 miles east of Stirling. WHILE OTHER CITIES HAVE A actcuttvrs. -lice, aWr'd by So far little, ha.1, hcon learned.' U has been" Ioundf however, th'at the package rc'ontaining the explosive was actdressed to -Mr. Rilodeau, it is thought 'some enemy ol his may have sent if." lle'is a contractor in Sher- Hundreds of- neuplc are com- ing into Sherbrooke by every train to" the scene oi tt.e tragedy. :ial Jikelv leave Saturdav niEht, "he last ,day' tti- reach' Calgarj; on-Sunday morning: in .ime to.allow slock to be unloaded and placerf'bciorc Monday morning. The dpniahd on the grounds will be large again'this year. Fakirs will lc_ahscnt, but last jrar's mile of miriivay promises tn he SURPLUS, THIS CI7Y U. NUii- i MAL London, June IS. The six "-ts leaderSj sentenced j long terms of imprisonment yester- ths crash of falling bricks, and siarlei. to run lo the north, when a corner stone, weighing half n ton, crashei upon him. He died fifteen minute after he had been taken to SI. Barna- bas Hospital. As the nail fell, the crash brought all tho olhfir fjretnou at to .thu spot vvbero their comrades lay buried under the debris. Tho dead: frank Kanesky, tntrhman, Truck, residence, 605 Klgfclh avc-niie Southeast, married. The injured: John Gray, caplainj No. 24 Truck Company, back Injured, face acd bruised. Honry Pricbe, truckman, 12, dis- located shoulder, fractured arm, body bruised. Andrew .lohnson, truckman N'o. )i. residence- 35H2 Tenth avenue South, back Injured, body bruised. Hairy nivers, substitute No. 12. Cbarjes Qusloson, truckman No. 11, back sprained, bin still working. Cornelius Coakloy. c.iplaln No. 12 truck', back Injured, (MO bruised. While financial conditions in thn have forced the curtailment ct much oi tlic building contemplated in different cities for. this, throw- ing many men out of work. Loth- bridge lias cause for congratulation in the comparatively few unemployed in the city at the present time. Rep- poits Irom Medicine Hat, Calgary and Kdtiionton show that unemploy- ed are there in ever increasing num- bers, and the labor problem is one of importance just at the present time as a result. Hut LcLliliriilgc, Although the amount off municipal woik is almobt nothing compared to a >cqr ago, is in an excellent position. Chief Dav- is, of tl.e police force, says the labor condition is nut Ihat there are no mote unemployed 'in the city tlrnn might he c.vpeckd at any time, There Js noticeably 3 scarcity of va- grancy charges on the police couii records which tells Ilia story. this condition ol affairs is account- ed for in. wajs. The few- miners were not dur- ing the past couple ol months, have been working steadih during the win- terjnontJig, and hate plenty ey .10 ihe on. Home of bare (o their homesteads in ing dtstricls. Thrn oir.MondaVl the mines opened up again, though thry will not work" statrilly) for a couple of w celts give fijjhloyncnl" to a' large number, l nouncemenl that' Ihp. "O. would resume aclive operaiibns' with full shitts shpiUy, and inforrnatiqn secured id-lay sHdfts- 'tliat arc being cleared tot that purpose, HaElw.iy ar.d crfnal'ton- striiclion in the snulh a largo number of pirn. Local em- ployment oPices slaic- that triry are in filling Ihe demand for railnay construction laborers. One. office >rslcrday fiarl an orttct" for fifty men lor Ihic class cf uotk, umber, P. L st in tho'cily he the an-' day for conspiracy, began a "hunger strike'.' immediately alter reaching Jail The priscnera declared v. hen sentence was pronounced tlmt they would refuse to est, and would com- pel the authorities to release tfaem. coniplelely pat in ttc by tlic street which will form the road to the grandslaud next-week. 'Hm coinmcrcJat organi- zation held a special meeting last night-at vvajch it was practically de- cided lo attend the fair m a body, although the exact details not yet been made 'known. They make it .travellers' day, and will take pleasure in making things pleas- ant tor their cusloaicrs from out ol Montreal. June Borden, met a committee of the board of trade >estcrday afteraoon.' A'ciong tbe ques- tions discussed the track- ns or the 1. C. R. from-JJoijCton to JWif-iJ.. tie. ce__ tract, drv dock silimltoivaad laenl.assistance on harflor front, in' consldemtlon''of the large amount of property confibU- cd by the government. The premier" went thoroughly into each question brought up and said that tho board would bo furnished Svith all information rega_rd_in5 the govern- ment's Intention at a.later The Premier left this morning for Grand Pro ami a couple of dajs be spent there. The prime minister expects to be in Otlawa on Monday Apparently Defective Trigger Saved a Hearing on Attempted Murder Charge Mr. McLelland, bookkeeper for tha SlafTord-Agnw Hardware Company, was tbo first witness at tho prellmin- of Tony Lombard, who siauds charged with attempted mur- der. Mr. .McLellaud Identified the pis- tol which he sold to Lombard on Saturday afternoon, also Identifying Lombard. The type of gun "was a Belgian make of the Wesien rattern. He could not identify tho but stated that they of the .3S calibre, similar to what he had sold accused. Latelias took the stand and gave an account of ths altered at- tempted murder. Ho slated that while he was stand- ing ou the porch ot a ho-ase on street, accused appeared and d a revolver at him, and pulled tbe trigger twice. Ho claims that Lombard was ientj-four feet distant wheu he at- tempted to fire. Counsel fur the accused endeavored :o lintl out It I.Etella had left Italy for While on the stand Latcllas' took oalu that he knew nothing whatever of ILe cut on Lombard's throat, for' ivhlch he stands committed for trial. !-atclla3 also denied hailag warned Lombard not to visit a certain woman, which evidence was submitted at his preliminary hearing. tic denies being a member of any political or religious society and that the first lie had over heard of the Black Hand society vas when. Tony Lombard accused him of being, a member of the'sor'tety'last Sunday, when- Lombard is alleged U) made the attempt on his HfeJ Latel- bs thought that possibly ho had read of tbe Black Hand-society in.nens day. fracas- Gun Defective of Police determined-that. th used by Lombard de-t The firing-pin strikes-the cartridge below the cap, Is prob- ably due to defective manufacture. The statement alleged to been made lo a morning paper by Latcilas that "we will mako him give p.n.Fic-' count of himself when ho is re- in the hearing. LalelEas still on tbe eland nt the Hmc of goSus lo press town- The Car Service Chicago, June The robbers who hold np the Illinois Central train at Uleharm, Illinois, obtained 5500 from a small safe In tlic express car. They failed lo feveral fhoiisand in H Supt- the street railway. docs not iiitcml .to bli down en his part- of tlic neck's contract. He has made arrange clients to run sovcn cars direct ta the grounds. One will niri direct hel'u't'cn North and the (air1 gale. The other six utll run from hUMticss pail of the titj to the- fair grounds, ibiee of them run- jning west en 6th AVC-, anil cast on 3rd Ihtca running the opjjosile direction round the short loop. One blue line car v, ill remain on the present blue line route, the white line will run as fonnerlj. The ten c.irs of Uie system will therefore he in. operation during! the Vicek." A loading and unloading platform about 2-1 feet hy 10 (ect is being liuilt at the. fair grounds' calc to save lime in loading. It second- and larger safe. This state- V.QS made arrival of ihe Irain here today b> ofticials of lhe railroad, A r of 3IODO was offer- ed for list' capture of the robbers. ho! furnished Uvn turnsliles where' patrons will pay bcfotr cars. This arrangement do away with Ihp crowding of ears, and will also save time in despatching aul taking on passengers. HOSPITAL FOR TUBERCULAR Mary pressed a button at Palace thai fatlied acrdis (he-Atlantic cable the entrjy that released (fie ijiichanltm that ..'ropentd Ihe.-doors of ths new for.'tute'rculir-'children at Weston. RECENT PICTURE OF WOODROW WjLSON'S DAUGHTER The Dowsley-Mulhem Company Made Sale to American Buyers for for Four Lois-Good Sign The biggosl estate deal ol this quiet year was compleferl today when the UousleyMulhern sold the (o'-ir lota at corner of Four tli nvcnuo and Seventh. streot. to a Syndicate of American The lots part of esUte'of the Thomas M, and were eold for being al the rate of 000 a lot. Thp Iota Hre Inimcdlnt ndjoinitiK the Dominion block and right across from the ticw.poat office, .The purchasera say that they con- sider Lethbrldge one of the B of Iho west L ft doubt ihe one offering the best opportunities for investment tctJay. Tooy conald-' the price o! Lethbrldge property vcr> reason ablo while no I bin? could lie learned as to tbelr purpose In making the investment, liients are looked for before long. When tho money tlglitncsi'tll over considered, this certainly lh', optimlBtle outlook for this tlly, ;