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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRlUGt, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1909. NO. 166, CEMETERY TO BE OWNED BY CITY Council Decides To Accept a Reasonable GRADING AT CARLYLE Offer The city council last night ed a letter from S. J. McDiarmid, of- fering the cemetery to., the city for He had decided to dispose of it and thought that the city should have the first chance to .secure it. The council appreciated the offer of Mr. McDiarmid by taking it up. A by-law will be submitted to the rate- payers for pay for the cem "t-rv and for the necessary iniprove- Starting on Maryfield Lethbridge Line Carlyle. Sask., June P. Minneapolis, ar- rivi-d here last night from Rap- id City, with 35 men and fifty mule teams, to commence grading on the C. N. R. Mary- field Lethbridsre line, which is to pass through here. They wil commence fifteen miles south west or town. SENSATIONAL MURDER AND SUICIDE IN MARYLAND Newspaper Man Takes Life Of His Foster Sister and Then Suicides Mysterious Woman Figures In the Case LOCAL NEWS NOTES St. Michaels, Md.. "June Laura C. Thompson. The date of her but has been opem-d. Taylor with E. Roberts, the. newspaper correspond-1 adoption by the Thompsons was Oc- ent and magaxinp writer and author tober. 13, 1890. who was wanted for the murder of Mrs. Edith May Thompson Wood ill. Protege of Lyman Gage St. Michaels'. -Md.. June the adopted daughter of Col. Charl.-s cither by .the shots of a sheriffs p- A. Thompson, was shot to death by a sheriff's posse while resisting ar- Miss Marshall, of the public school j rest off the wharf at McDaniel, Tal- staff. Taber, is in the city today. j bot County at 4 (J'clock this morning. Rev. T. P. Perry, the new Appoint- ed pastor of Wesley church, will be the preacher at- both.servict-s tomor- Special music or by his own han'd. Emmett E. Rob- erts, the accused slayer of beautiful Mrs. Edith May Thompson Woodill protegf of Lyman Gage, passed whom Eastman, or Roberts, boarded, got a letter some days ago from E. K. Wellington, from the Xew Willard, Washington, in which inquiries are ifiado after Roberts. M'r. Taylor wrote to the hotel but the letter was re- turned with the statement that Well- A NEW SENATOR _____ Vacancy Filled fry Appoint- ment of Former Cabinet Minister jfc Montreal, June Arthur Boyer, who was minis- ter without portfolio, in the Mercier government in 1890, has been called to the.Senate in place of the late Senator J. R. Thibadeau, sheriff of Mont- jf. real. VICTORY FOR GOULD'S WIFE Though She Doesn't Get the Alimony She Expected injrton had left. Later Roberts said i LOCAL NEWS NOTES The Beagle Maxwell Land Co. v of spring wheat Yopki Jime The cemetery contains twenty acres di five of which is fenced, li. isj surveyed iiu-o lots, walks and drive-! ways, and laid out according to l.-t-st phuis for laying out cemeteries. Fifty have aln-ady bei-n ,-oiu. Tile I'-ts are ft. x 20 ft. nnd have been' tiling ?30 each. Half lots sellj fur quart'-r lots for -SIO. and a i single irruvi- and a grave for a, child ?3.00. In his letter to the council Mr. McDiarmid staled the Roman Catholics are considering j burying in this cemetery on the same j basis .us others are, if portion will j be set asidr f'ir them to use. thereby practically doubling the revenue from the cemetery. Mr. -McDiarmid also; said that he had an offer of a lease i for pan. of the cemetery not fenced which -would mean additional revenue. While on the matter of cemeteries I the council decided tu ask the city j solicitor to prepare a by-law requir-j ing all cemeteries bordering on the j city limits to file a plan of the same! with the ci'y and requiring the own-; t--rs to make u record with the sec-i retary-treasurer of each burial made i k'i.'1-rher with the plac" of burinl. row for the first tim will be rendered. Mr. and 'Mrs. C. C. Short, of High River, are visiting M'r. and Mrs. A. Bienner Hassett. They leave for j Ca n.lstoii on Monday and will return' for Dominion Day. Miss M. A. Oi Lodi. Wis.. j and .Mrs. A. K. Burke, of W-1K Minn, j while on a tour through the W.-st are stopping off at Lethbridge f0r a; fi-W Wei with th They also stated thai- this i? the fin- est agricultural r-otmtry that they have seen their trip. vWoman in the Case iore. Md., June 2 of Roberts at St. Machai culmination of the most sensational tragedy ever occurring in Maryland with ramifications that, have become countrywide in their extent. facts in the meteoric case Mrs. Woodhill in whose brief life, lov and romance played such a purl, related today by an intimate friend o: the sla.in woman, wlio said tliev were told bv Mrs. li.-r- The Woman's Mother Lewiston. Idalio. June Al- bert Knight, mother of Edith May s and Lrr-ntly impressed progressiv-'p.oss of the city. ROAD DROPS OUT OF SIGHT Large Stretches Of An N. S. County Are Disappearing (Mrs. Wnudhill) said she n Minneiipulis about twenty ago. Her mother, who called Ames. when she was i about tliree years leaving ht-r in uit'-r ignorance of her p.'irentago or i forbears. 'Mrs. Charles Thompson, of MeDaiiiel. Md., took-her and brought i her up t'-lling her that she was her i mother's intimate friend, but never j disclosed to her the name of her fath- j When slie was about twelve years old they went to Washington where they lived for some time in the house of Lyman J. Gasre, who n interest in her. When she was about 15, lie sent her with Mrs. i Thompson to Paris where she studied music. Mr: Gage paying all expenses. On her return from Paris she went i to to complete her studies and I while in Boston she was married to a j Mr. Caswell. who was an osteopath. I When she wn? about 17 slie came to j "Baltimore to continue her st.u-.lie> at the Peabody Conservatory leaving II-T husband. She was hen- as her of the Associated Press at her j at Ashanta. a settlement in tin-1 iiins, forty miles up the Clear- j river from this city. Tiie news' daughter's murder had nui it was brought to her i T- i in Denver. Roberts also stated at yond the range of the law, today and j jifft.Ivn.L that ]le camc from o lt- i T o- TU i ,1 i with his death vanished the hope of jr> Baltimore. Md., June death clearing up the details ot one 01 the el s marks the I most shocking crimes tile state 01 i Maryland has ever knuwn. The mys- tery of M'rs.. Wodili's antecedents., i her brilliant prospects and her ac- complishnient, her beauty and tiic- of her f-ist-.-r parents and 'relatives a.nd The brutal maniit-r of i her death, lias created an intense sen- s-Htion in themselves, which was :ur- tlier heightened by tiie death ..f th" man, in whose c unpany she was last seen. With the death of the figures the cause of the crime niay never become known. Jealousy may :have been the motive. Where and under what circumstances and Mrs. Woodill met is known but both are said t" have been im- mediately attracted to each other. Lit- tle is known here regarding Roberts, which name lie gave when he came to this region, ab'-nt a and purchased a small farm near Cap- tain Thompson. He claimed to bo a magazine writer and newspaper correspondent, but never discussed his personal affairs with his new ac- -P. lormed as to her growth and edaca- quamtances. Doubt as to wnetner _ measuring twenty-two inches, from the district south of Grassv Lake vest-er-' Catherine Llemmons Gould dav. After a trial weeks, obtained T _ a leira! separation from her husband James D. Laing and Georgina Carr GouW in the g Court were married last night by Rev. Mr.itoda Whh the tion of her G-ordon. The happv couple left, T alimony, her victorv was complete, niL'ht for Johnstons larm south oi; K, i i but in this phase of the case the court inir the pumps at the city pumpin ceiving a year from Mr. Gould. It was the vindication of it he waterworks superintendent to con- intoxication and her alleged neci the new lorce main to the old with Dustin Farnuni. the actor, that; 1 one. Both standpipes were pumper! Gould scored mos't for ful1 ;is to ?ivf' a supply of notwithstanding the long array' r-f j R.OJ1H sufficient to last while the work was- witnesses for Mr. Gould, who irave 7' soinoiliiuir such testimony as to make Mrs. Gould net occnrs tile wjn iJO op, .lt as cteiVnditr by Charles H. Thompson, in j f.rfitinjr this .Minneapolis, in October, 1690. Separation o: t'ne mother and infant) was tint result "f the murder i of the husband and father in a put.' over wages. j "After my daughter was adopted I by Mrs. Thompson, her name was i changed to Edith May said Mrs. Knight. "I heard from her i quite frequently for the first twos years, Mrs. Thompson keeping me in- TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS CapL. John Ellison, builder the i fviiDiisyndor of many vessels on a government con- construcung and lvir bor-, a Raid Veternn and ex- reeve of the township, died at his home in Fort Stanley, Ont. J. D.Cameron. Horace Chevrier arid E. D. Martin havr-gone to Ottawa to inipress upon the Dominion govern- nient the advisability nnd desirabil- ity of the proposed Selkirk Centennial and to induce the government to land financial aid to the project. Judg ments In District Court Haliiax. June uf r- ac.l aiv disappearing highway six miles from the town of Miss Edith Thompson, conc-enlin Anii'-'nnish, and tiie people are great-J marriage from all but a few intimai" ly alarmed. The lirst CMve-in occiirr- fri-nds. In a very short lini'.- tiieiv- ed weeks airo, a si-CTifn fifty entered a s.uit against Dr. fed long by twenty wi.h- disappear-! f--r a divorce. She left Bal- ed, cam-ing a telephone p. iv, far i last Easier, a being "lit of siirht. Xo had tliis'.-il the time to Hnrry Adams., openin- been filled wii'i briek and V.-rn-m. X. V. Ait.-r a brief slay in Xew York went {o California., wln'-r- in less than thirty days after her divorce from Dr. CHS-- well, she imirried Mr. Albert Woodill: Angeles. Jt has also been re-1 that in her early commissioner went to the scene Charles Thompson, son of her fos-; the man's real name wa5 Roberts, was raised by the finding near the body, of a letter and deed addressed to "Mrs. Robert T. Eastman, care of George B. Taylor. They will be called for." The dee.d recorded the sale by Robert T. Eastman to John K. Mann. of Xew York, of six jots of tv-rn.-n. BoL'oUi County, X. J.. and is July 29, The letter began: "Ver- llie." who is believed fiiive br't-li his wife. "i owe seventy cents ;o William SuMon, neiulibe.r. I to AVm. Xorris, Kaston. M-i. Pay tiiem both." Tiie ni'.te was not dated ten in lead It Many People Taking Up Their Abode There tion. I have heard indirectly that- my daughter was a great singer, but knew nothing of her life, for the past fourteen years. She was the only c-hild by Matthew Wirtx, my first hus- band, to whom T had been married less than two years." Took His Life St. Michael's, Md., last act in a mysieriuns tragedy c- eurred the half light of the early! morning today when the man accused i f Special to the Herald.) i-f the murder of Edith May Car-ciston. show how son-Woodill. a form Of southern Alberta are dcvel- ing in a skiff from a possr- of pur-' oping a glinspse -.'f the C slier.-, stood a mo-ment facing the j-anch wil! u'ive one a fair idea. Peo- who had cornered, him on tho j pic commenced to settle on the ranch this sprin.r. POPULATING COCHRANE RANCH than plaintiff, the court held that the charge of intoxication may have given for the plaintiff. i The appeal case of Knne vs, C.P.R. ________________. was adjourned with the understanding! TO ANTIPODES jjerritory. She is the daughter of that if the case was not settled it I June Matthew and Cetella Knisht up at the next, sitting ot, wday that if an i She was adopted by Charles H. and the District Court. i policy of immigration were t" i be undertaken. the appointment of will eventuaJly become a! asserted were stated by Mrs. Woodill ce. It has been decided to to friends in Baltimore, prior to her; death. Born in the West Minneapolis, Minn.. June Pearl Witz was November oO, 1586. in Azolan County, Washington LOCAL NEWS NOTES 'endeavor would b-1 made to cheapen i TV DA Wil vl 1 I F. German hiis received a shipment I charges and extend that service I 01 men's fine shoes. _______________ i The Meat Market has in- GIRL FOUND GUILTY j stalled a 'phono. The number is 405. j Winnipeg. June Court of' Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Clifton, of Al- Appeals this morning gave judgment six liston, Ont., are the quests of their daughter, Mrs. Leslie Phillips. Work is progressing for excavation for the new -building 2o ft. by 125 ft. stories on Bound St. between the shooting g-allery and ttu; Balmor- al. It-will be occupied by the Brown Amusement Co. antl fitted with four bowling alleys, two billiard tables and three pool tables. The front of the building will be Menomenoe brick with white trimmings. The British and Colonial Photo- cot sorr.c fine views in the reserve case against Miss '.Mary Glynn, manager of D. H. the money lenders' busmen, here. She was charged with a broach of the money lender'? act and found guilty. Revenge Cause Of the Deed Ottawa. On.., June th county police court today George Del graphic Co. cot some fine vicw, of V. Lacasse committed j finishing' act of completing the steel work of the big One view shows the first two fellows land on the other side in the act of j jumping- on the bank. The views are There was a special meeting of the city council last night. Mayor Hen- derson, Aid. Hatch, Oliver, King. Hut ton and Adams being present. J. 0. Harper, leader of the Citizens was prcsent and addressed thcj council concerning a grant to the I band. On the motion of Aid. Oliver, and King, the council made a grant of j to the city band foi the purpose; of buyinsr instruments and uniforms, i the same to be the property of the; y city and the band will be required; Tiie Board of Trade are try- ing to arrange an excursion to Seattle, the intention being to get 140 people to go at --ne time, when a special train of standard sleepers and diner would bo chartered from the C. P. R. The plan as now outlined is as follows; Go from her.. TO Nelson; spend one day in Nelson; go up the Arrowhead Lakes the next day by boat; go from Revelstoke to the coast the- next day, and from there to Seattle by boat, mak- ing the whole trip by ligln. When the party gets to rtv coast the sleepers will be run around by rail to Seattle and be in the yard when they get there, so that the party e.in sleep in them while at Sefttie. Then the homr; trip party breaks up and any ..iliat twenty people wan: start home they take on-- ihe cars and come home the regular trains or whole party elects t" home at the same the pursuing party was not settled -j.OOO acres an- already ploughed and until late in the day, when the cor- there will be something over Stephen Cartwright, a mission under lhe Society of the Propo- ation of the Gospel in Corea, is dead. oner's jury after securing all the evi- in winter wheat and considerable fenc He was 35 -vears and thp son Xdence in the reports of examining phy-'ing done. This fall a few -business !Mr- John Cartwright, Deputy Attor- sicians, decided that he had taken J houses will be erected on the town- General of Ontario. his own life. One of- the most pitiable figures in .the tragedy is old Col. Chas. H. Thompson, of McDaniel, foster father sites. Mr. W. V. Sheridan was town ad- of the murdered girl, sitting on tho porch oi bis home, overlooking the waters of Harris Creek, the broken old man told today the story of the j here and will .girl's life so far as he could recall thej this part. details. Ke had followed the cirl's' justing the loss on the property of S. M. which, was burned re- cently. J. R. Heppler, Esq., brother of-' Decide the Issue A. M. Heppler is visiting his brother i locate some place in body to its resting place yesterdny beside the graves of his wife and son. To the foster brother, 'Ivine the Montreal, June city coma-. 3.1r. A. Krueger of South Dako- cil today decided to refer the que3- ta. came to look at the land in this tion of the establishment of a muni- riistrict with the Ken- Company dav. Tp.e .ime on 1 Tile come time The council made a grant to th sam and was it very clear. Nearly all Canada has been scoured to got potatoes enough to feed the "spud-eaters" of the Lethbridge dis- trict. Already carloads have been imported from Vancouver, Manitoba. Ontario. Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Fxhvard Tslnml nnd Nova Sro- tia. But today a carload arrived from Cambridge, Minnesota, TJ. S. Tf the new crop does not hurry the Paddys will have to import a ship- load direct from "Erin go Bragh." was exceptions the board decided that the' Montreal Road. f j' i ti 11VI o t. t ;_ m of! __. _ i to nirnish the city with items of the were committed for trial ori a charge of unlawfully j t i wotmdins with intent to commit niur-j ider bv dnmngin- a hom-> j Salvation Army legal by making the .with dynamite. Victor Dellnur j Anny quarters a. pl.-ice for the deten-, i wh- had been nm-.-T.-d on the childrrn or minors tak-n charge by the police. For this, witness, Ke sa star Victor Lat-a.-se ban admiit'-d him that he had committed the dynamite outraee. It was told that, the affair nrose out of a police raid at the house of Lacasse's father. It wa? given in evidence that they would lull the informer and bury him right there. The alleged informer whose house was dynamited while the inmates were was Moise La Porte, on the '2i ice tiie C'iimeii ma- hundred dollars. gram SETTLERS' RECORD Kdv Barker from Ethan, S. D.. carg for Warner. 0. F .Drake, from Ethan, S. D.. car for Warner. Sam Owen, from Texas, with car to Warner. Mrs, Josie Ness from Fairmont, N. D. to Milk Rivor 1 car. they can come as a special train same as they went. There will be twenty people only in each sleeper so that there will be. no crowding. The price of tickets going and returning via the Crows Nest will be or going via Crows Nest and back via the main line and Calgary. This includes railway fare, sleeper fare on the and the use of the sleeper to slep in at Seattle on the basis of a three days' stay in Seattle, additional days in Seattle will adri S3 00 for each day. Meal? are not included. The secretary of the board Trade, Mr. J. W. McNicol. would b" pleased to hear at once from any one in the city or district who would like- to join this party and if the 140 fiirree to sro, will make the ne- cessary arrangements with Thr- C. P. R. As the C. P. R. require C'-n- Mderable notice, the going will have to be the end of Juiy or later. cipal lighting plant to the electors by means of a referendum to be taken grave beside hers; the girl had boen! Mr. irvine and wife left to at- in September next. the He had grown up with horj tcml thft Fair this week. Mr. Only about half the members of the and it is said, desired her to become j and Mrs. Irvine will visit Calgary be-: Cuuncil were prcsent at the time the his She would not. He killed j-orc returning home. himself. Throughout the neighbor-: Dr. v. V. Christie paid a visit to jn a council of 44 members. hood it is common talk that young j Magrath this week to look after work The council has for some Thompson's suicide was due to his j connection with the dipping- of cat- failure win his foster sister's love, j tle at that point. 3Ir. Graham, of Idaho, Company, n-acl I is sellini: Mexican lands in t-his part, 'for the failure. (Jr.ihaiu is delighted with the_____ j part of Canada that he has seen. M'r. Bcattif. the teller at the Union Bank has been asked to come tc Leth bridge as ledger keeper. Messrs. tion. vote was taken, it standing 14 to 4, its. time been endeavoring to arrange terms with the Montreal Light, eat and Power blaming the other WILL BE TAKEN TOCRANBROOK William Stickler the alleged pur- j f Low- chaser of counterfeit money was free! Bridge on the appeal of the I.eth- for throe seconds this morning, this morning. When Magistrate open- ed the court Chief Gillespic said that he had been advised that as the nego- tiations for the alleged purchase of phoney money had started in British Columbia the courts here had no jur- isdiction. I-Te therefore did not pro- pose to go any further with the case. An officer in B. C. had wired him that he had a warrant for the ar- rest of one Stickler and would be her? todny to take charge of him. Magri.str.ite McDousrall dismissed the case. As soon as Stickler left thr: room he was re-arrested on a charge of theft, it, hointr thought th.ttho was one of 1 ho diamond robbers in Cran- brook. Word LOCAL NEWS NOTES Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Easton left afternoon for a month's holiday at William Laurie, Stewart ilhe c'-'ast- Tbe-v wil1 Mrs. Eas- LCL- Sioddard, and James ton''s and the Seattle exposi- i-ourt at Leth- Hatch Coons have a handsome score card prepared showing the stand ing of the clubs in the baseball league. bridge Brewine and Malting Co. Mr. .Dairies Stacey spent a few spent a few bouss in Cardston today on business. Ashmead St. To Be Extended They have it., in their W. H. Young and J. F. Hamilton, surveyors who have been doing busi- ness under the firm name of Ham- ilton Young, have dissolved part- nership. P. McDiarmid, of the firm of J. 3f. McDiarmid Co., -Winnipeg, who have the contract for building the new hospital is in the city todav. James MacCormack was sentenced 12 months in Prince Albert Pen- KnciiiftTs Arnold submitted a io the city council last- night for carrying Ashmead street through itentiary at hard labor for shooting at wii'i intent- to kill Sheriff Geo. Cal- jilterntion made is a strip 37 1-2 feet der, of Saskatoon, wide, the street being moved that dis-. North Star and Lethbridge Masonia i west. The owner5 of the lots. Lodges will parade to Knox church 11-2H which mvi thus mude on Sundav has come irom Chicago that ow one Beaumont ndmittod selling Con- federate money and old bonds to Stickler. MRS. PULLITZER DEAD New York, June death at her home in this city yesterday of Mrs. Albert Pnllitzer, wife of the well known journalist, was announced to- ,day. Mrs. Pullitzer was born in Lon- evening. All visiting 1-2 ft. deeper will bo offerer! the fare thorn aro invited to attend, land thus relinquished by the city for The Wm. Head Co. will a. lot. The owners of the lots B, of the stores in the addition to the will be asked to contribute for: Bryan Block as soon as the t-ho aren fronting their The city is completed. t don, 53 years ago. paid for the .-.trip -.11 th< side. Mr. W.T.J. Alexander, North Ward, i intends going to Coleridge tonight to The matter of regulating cab Mrs. Alexander who will arrive hack rates was brought up but was'there tomorrow. In consequence laid over until it is found what other j Peoples' Drug Store will not be cities are doing in the matter. at all tomorrow. ;