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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBBIBOJfe BAILT HERALB B M Mm m m. MANY lie One of Medicine Hat's Industries While on Fire was Wrecked by Explosion of Gas-People Crushed Beneath the Debris ' (W. Ai Tt, Rfport) Madloln^ itTftt. Alta., March 19.- Five ate d�adi and ten known tu have b6�n injured In a^gaa explosion here tonight. The ttre 'department called to attend a tire in the Canadian Can-ners' huildlng, wei^e working at the fire 'When the building, full of escaping gas, was blown- up. Hundreds of turlous people, drawn by the fire, flocked to the scene, and tltey were In, ctdBo'-proxlniHy to the, building whenthe-calamity occurred. The threfr w&tle, two sides and the . fronti wjew-blown out, and the roof �raised hf^ttilii the'aliv Those-Jhthe pathway  of - the flying debris vere btiWed alive. The dead w*re fleelnSr for safety when death overtook them. They were Juat getting out of the door, or were out and running a'way when the avalanche of bricks,' tltab^s and debris overtook them and th�y were mowed down In their tracks. ' That the list of dead and injured Is so smkll latnlraoQloua, when one view^ the �ofene �ath was-Instantaneous. , , In digging, Behatinon. out the re* cUera uncovered the "body of another mkn. - This man's head waa also crushed; Hoi was later identified:as Johnston Briar; whose Is to, attend all fires and turn'of* thegas.', � The injured wej-e found everywhere in close jiroxlmlty'' to the building.. The niajority ot them were In the front, rbut; many of thepa,- were found at the stdeof'tiiei'builfUng. . :. The work ot rescuing the wounded �was a 'sight that will long live In'the memories of ithe rescuers.. ,The most aerlousiy injured was the IJt^le Green boy. He was burled under plies of debrlk, and -when dug out wfts fotin^to 1)0 terribly w6und�d. ,H^"was"Tushed_ to the hospital, but expired.m'th? wjjy. - The bodies -of the dead are all in 'the morgue,;and'inquestB will likely be held.  ^  � , The Quiehutf Simphat Eaally �a4 ;.o�psiqf. grmtujaited ?�Sr�r wUh w4;.o�psiQf. granujaitgd ��jf�r^w}lih mute; fe� id'th?--8uii^f#Bxrup.--*tt".Kjjms�riiMtBomi?Arthur WuaiOft  anci.: about ten thousand, more ixom other niemhora '.pt';the (� paints .,*:,.,> The .-Musloals .'Car ried �with  thoni nine piBceS- ol, baggage; �jyhwh stile --\tFUUlts iiir8,.openDd;.vThe� -party; Willi be' talcen to JN'ew -YmK-at 'once. pflnoe Edward' Island Conserva-tlves, have purohas^drtjie. cjiarlotter lowd Guairdian'. " > " 1 FRYS Goeoa-AGimaous  BAt) ANARCHISJ V �- � ,' --I -...... .1.^..... �� J -if i'.v--.''^vVi;-; LURKED IN HIDING AND SPRUNG 'ON KING WITHOUT ANY : WARNING Salonilii, March 19.--Alelfo, SoluuaSt murder ot King George J, otvGreeogii appears to have lived much .'abroad. He lemoved to this city only; -when; it was occupied by the -Greek. 'Btxti^ after'the surrender ol tlie Tu'jltlsh garrison. The premeditation"'of.'."the' regicide appears to be established by the fact that Schinas lurked 'in hid-" ing. He rushed out when Hiss IJoyal' victim was only s|)t feet from lijs'hiding'place and fired point blanlf-'into' the Bacli of the King.- The'sljootlng/ occurred only a few yards �ro'm-( po'-'lice lieadquiirters. Licnt, Franoourlsi the King's aide do camp, who was working beside hii) r6yal piaster, ifli as � and pinioned his arms before � he could; fire again., 'When Fraacouris Saw; tlie assassin had been arrested,. ;ho ti'rned to King George, who he ,'supposed had escaped, and waS hor-rlflod to And His Majesty stretched on; the roadway. .Franoouris raised ;the �striclfen monarch's head fron� the pavement, but the King' was already unconscious, and he never spolte again; Soldiers who had teen sura-m'oned by the shots, lifted the King-ffom.the ground and,, carried hinv to a;.';lio?pital. He expired on tlie way without recovering' consciousness. When questioned by tho police, Shi-nal's'-replied, "You liave courts, 1 will -sppak there." Pressed tg say who he ,was,and what was the motive, he replied,'' "Take me'to the police sta-itionvgo thatr the crowd shall not mal-.treat me, I will spea'cc there." O'n reaching the police station he' his name and a lew partlpulars aboMt-iUimself. � .  , . RADICAL MEASURE CAUSED DEFEAT BRIAND LOST CONTROL.OF THE HOUSE ON HIS PROPORTIONAL VOTING POLICY MISS ROOSEVELT TO WED mevliatelv dtow-his levol^eE w^hmasr New Yoilf, Mnich 10--The wed turnp-d and fired at the aide, 'hut the ........ " shot went -wild. The Uretfin military, pqlicpiijon, who were actlhg /as . the,Kinii.,.dashpd,a,t SclUu- 1 (\i Broaident Poindare ,^vas occupied to day m egnsuMatlon with Influential members, ot both li(rtises. The sjtateS- men .raQst fvequeatly �i^^iQ^fdfi '�5 head of the. noW:iaiois|i:jLnr^^^ /( Eugene Etiennc, mluB^r oE'V4'=. Jean Barthou, minisijer .ot .fu&tl'c?, Louis L. I^lotz, rti^HsJeK Q^hanCfl. PLAY THAT OOE|k'^; P,^^E London, March IQ.-Th^^ pl'ay ""Mjfs, Warren's . Profession," hy. Qe?^ Bpif. nard Shaw, was bio'u'ght'. up'lin tfie iHouse of Gornmon^-yeslrffrti^v'.wUeii Alexander M. Scott, %;^^Wt)ji{yv'ft^d-member for- the �lTld|Sj^24wWqn of Glasgpw, quasttQpatfc Mr. .^I^jsiiid-; �i!rith a book of tickets for � s^rje*,, ' of productions. Sir Alex^ndw lire replljei ihat Tie/ vyas considering iaftHlll*'!lW a pioit-autlon of those,whp bad e.Yaded ilw -''i qensofflhlp. ' V