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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1914 PRICE-FIVE CENTS NUMBER 88 STOLEN TRUNK AS mm IS soie Marathon Race by Chief Skel-ton Results in Capture of the Thieves 5M0LIN AND DAVIS found a Way to Beat H. C. of L.-Partial to Silk Underwear IT WAS SOME RACE Smolin Had the Advantage of Being Minus His Coat and Shoes fTeeiruns willi excitement that roused the iielghbors for blocks iround, one oi the most/ daring captures ever made by the local pfiilce transpired yesterday afternoon, when John Sraolln, onp. fit the men Implicated In the tlieft of a trunk fdom tlie D.P.R, depot on Monday night, was corraUed near his home on Sixth av enue A North, by Chiot Constable Bkelton, and Detective Wlgg, after � thrilling chase of Heveral blocks. Jorhn Davis, SmoHn's companion In |iiwl�BBn�s�, "who was arrested ear Her in the day gave his friend away, �nd led the police to Smolln's nome. H REPUDIATES SEELY'S J VOTE ON PANAMA TOLLS REPEAL TO BE ON SATURDAY Waghlngton, D.C., March 26.- Democratic House leader* abandoned the Idea of only fifteen hours' debate on the Panama exemption today, and agreed to twenty. This would bring a vote probably Saturday. Ten hours will be given t� those supporting the repeal, five hours to Democrats opposed, rour hours for the Republicans, and one hour for Progressives. Nearly one hundred speechM hav* been prepared. C. p. R SUGGESTS LOCAIJOG DAY Superintendent Cameron Thinks it Would be a Great Help to Farmers COMPETITIVE BUYING 'If some steps were t.-Although iti was generally conceded toihiy that Premier Asqultli had rugaincd the upper hand in X^arlliimetit, the Gov-' ijrnment is by no means altogetlicr out of trouble. It has still to deal with the army officers in Ireland under the new conditions established by the Premier's speech in the House ot Commons yesterday. KrtgadierGen-cval Gough declares that this "will mean wholesale resignations, and the disruption oC the army. Tho Premier's speech won back the NOTED SPEAKERS WILL ATTEND THE FRIDAY SMOKER ULSTER SITUATION TODAY Robert ' J, McMordic, UiiioniHl member for East B(?l!;ist, diej lust night. The cons'MiiK-rii iiyc-olf^c-Uon will add to IJl.ster i;xcU.r'tuent. As(iuith repudiates Seely's uieni-oranduni to Brigadier - General Gough and officers of army In Ireland. Asquitli so far hcia r'^l'iiped to accept resignations o)' (iajrchill and 3efc1y. Asquith Holds long conference with Churchill and Seely. The resignation of l-leld Marshal French was 'received today. Resignations � Lieut.- to General Hubert Gough, Command- crs here early today over the possible been 'L'^'c irovcrnmeut oi the memorandiiiu velopestabli9hment-bill shall be passed. 1'=^" l� .,0- ------- , guarantees, he will have to throw ov- Passed. The difficulties m comment was aronse.l (,t- called olucial dispatches have hrcii .round houBes. over fences and .cross ly in favor of such a move being er the army council, and the govern- regard to this latter bill are likely to a conferee a^/the \\arOn,^^^^^ HckTn/ I'^I-atchcs, have been vacant lo'.>,-. Detective Wlgg wan en- started here. "\ou have the fmest ment will be faced "practically with ^ surmounted, however." ; ail the principal commandine irene, ' ' cumbered with a heavy coat, and the opportiinity in the world for such a disruption of the army." LIBEir\L I'RFSS SATTSFTFD als of the Uritish arniv. Those nres- tugitlve had the advantage, but he market, wth the prospective stock- The Liberal press in the provinces. t on w A J^^^^^^^^ en t included Field MaVshal^F^^^^^^^^^ v,  . ... aidn't manage to get out of sight yards at the fair grounds, and - the while endorsinc what Premier ab London, Maich ,2b.-Most 01 the Lieutenant-Gencral TVnr r-tf^rl '^"^ " '^""'^'^ ^""^ penetrated Chief Skelton. who had followed the special stock trains in from the south lias aSy donl insets thai '"'^^^'^P'^P"^ supporting the govern- I.� art. C,eneral the desert between Toi-reon and. Chi- fletectivcB in the police automobile, each week.'' said he. Mr. Cameron ; he must go farther and Actually with- reTi\ �ss.xr-r isr^~[^^:^ irs;Lrr.i;-^:n*^.s s.;rr!SrLS:Xi?^-- s^H-^^^sI-i"^- r='rs-r"r^S,s VILLA MUST BK BUSY �inder arrest by the Chief without further attempt to eicape or retiet. Every neighbor in the vicinity witnessed the chase, which was one ol through the atmosphere nerved to quicken Bmolin' the auto was driven as possible, Ohlef Skelton deserted 'v, , . , . , . . , and adopted Smolln's mode of travel, ^''^ 'I compelled to dress his firing another .hot. which brought J"^'?^ he fleeing man to his senses through '""'^^t the local butchers, fear ol! being shot, and ,he was placed materially. -- ��� rhe railway company has aEree ; * > : > ; .;..;. ,j, .j, STAR WITNESS KRAFCHENKO TRIAL PUT IN box ,doubt that their contents have added ! to the worry of the rebel officers A A here. port, which was misleading". He said /^l'^*^'"' that the government at the time was hut there is no preparing to give aid to another railway, which was making It difficult I tor the G.T.P. to finance Ita under- taking abroad. The ex-.Minister main-e | ------- - -"�- -""ouv 11.. luu ----------� ------v , ,, 1 ,,,,r,i,,..�o r *u t - - ........" iwti^oc uu- e matter over with as .soon as pos-1 summer schedule will go into efSoct on March S. Burrendere-,-�,�,t,�i,� f a^^,=, nt^tut^i s'*'*' "uo�- 8- Atcheson, general representative of the Scores Clothing ,_.,, ,,,_,. ,, r'.,.,..-ii�.l iJo.,ifi, ' ..v, ------ -------.luu.m aim i-�uurusKa company ot Tqronto, and contained f,tll,t,r � Canadian Pne.flc; with the new scheme, and with the'a loss of ?2i;o,000 to .o.,ni�.,^f m�,>c f,rr.i�i,i.,,= ,�i,,,i Vesterduy. Mr. Atcheson conferred great growth of tim livPRtoeir i�d,.K. KILLED $300,000 blaze TORONTO AND PORTLAND BOTH SHOWN AS AVAILABLE MARKETS FOR OUR LIVESTOCK would not earu more than sufficient to pa:- the cost of operation. Mr.. Midd'ieboro agreed with the commissioners that the cost of the road had been added to hy tho manner in which the contracts had been let, and that in many ways the cost had been ! contributed to by the unbusinesislike Lethbridge is pullmg Alberta on Edmonton, the first in history to be method, of the Kte aovernment ZZ "'n '^''^^ 7"'' '^^-l Sioux City, Iowa,-March il-m^Z '''^ "'f'^' l^�ol'�^ving^the recent ship- sent from the west, to Ontario." Mr CarveirLmiLfw ITjJ "V'-oe'it c*"" early this morning in the Quarter "'^"^ '^"'"/f stockyards here ot IS. ThLs should help some. Dr. Stewait largely to the techniea slle of l�e ers and others direct to the ground, block, at the southeast corner of '''^^'"-."''^ came the shipment M.P.P , who drew the Herald's at- matter luch L over-classlf catick Mr. Atcheson was much inipressod; Pourth and -Vebrasl a streets caused �^ '""'''^ Kxperimental tention to the despatch, considers it I '"^^ ^ over classltlcaticn. with thft npiir anhc^n-ia ,-,,) ,;,ln, 1 . . ____.j"d250, all �f the propertyV-ing re- f'"^ ^^'^''T 2^'''^l f^**'"' � " ---------- - covered. i^''^^ �^ stock market scheme, and | vinco in the last year. He heartily pYanVs Hotel After the t^vo men had solved the'''"'"'"i conversation Intimated ' commended those who have the mat-,. great growth ot the livestock Indus- heaviest try In the southern part of, the pro- i.\,nyiture ,.uu,uvu uy $300,000 -The ^"T"' ^-^'f f"'?' �" i^.'"' '^T "''^^'^ l�ard tor V 'lxr.Z '"""ton has excited comment in east-i With the completion of the'stock- .\ number of per- u-"u'"\i"'t~u^'ty.i""J T"^ "TT-.^"'."^ "'at ho would recommend such a :::i^lX^/^^r:rt ^j'-.o to -^^^^^y^^^- empty house on the corner ot lOth f^^"^ company. He stAtad that treet and Ist avenue, where they """^ "� rea.on why the rtividefl tho BDoils showinir their con- '^^^^^ should not be moved,' even temjt for irfcul bv pitS "'""^h there was no proapeetlve mar-j Mesalna, Sicily, March 2�.-A shock into tlic cellar. Davis' then betook to be located at tho lair grounds, of earthquake, accompanied hy a vlo- liiniBeit to his private dressing room ""'"l water Is available, the ilte is lent storm, caused a panic today am- iii a box-car near t.he round house, f"""" �^ �^ the C.P.H.. ong the inhabitants of this district. ter in hand, and wished them all success with the enterprise. EARTHQUAKE SHOCK IN SICILY completion of the stock- era centres. Yesterday tlie following! yards arrangements upw under way, sons rooming In the block were res- drspatch was sent out'from Toronto : who know believe that the cued by firemen. "A feature oi the Toronto livestock ;;hipinwits referred to above will be TWO firemen were killed by falling trade, today, was the arrival of a only the tore-runners.,ot. many to M-walls. They were Frank Fuller and carload of lambs from Alberta. This low, provided it is tgund that freight Cyri'l La Mon. is a new departure. They were not rates do not make eastern shipments , , �_ : quite up to the averaKe Ontario pro- impracticable. - ^ duct, the long .ioumey having some-' One thing the sblpiriejits in qiiei-THREE KILLED IN ^^j, do ^vitli their condition. � tion have done, at any rate, say AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT f^^^ at sa nn iiv.,-t.,.f....r i.....---- ..... Dalas. Texas. March ^^^^ree !�J'iJ!;Z.!:^':!'''^Ji:!^^ , . . , ^ . - . .,------- ...irsons were killed eon with all the regalia possible with- the vast new country to be opened up try. Wlien the storm aubalded, It husly Injured, when where he proceeded to bedeck" his"per- will accomodate the ?tOck from , most of whom fied to" the opQucouii'' peTsonr wer^ threo se-l- f'"^*"' "f/"" have arrived nt Toronto berta market is no longer restricted ................... ' ' � " " " nu automoWie 'f"'" w"e of good to Alberta for wltHin th? past month / ,nT r,nJid ^ir^'ty.�"1 $9.15 oil cars. , shipments of livestock have been made out danger of courting capture on a "y the �Lethbrldge-Woyburn line. It was found that the damage had been swerved, left the road and bunged '4^. * '^^ ?' fbarge of nmning loose as a fashion , Is easily available by wagon road, insignificant, and that nobody UaU � forty feet, into a Sue neaf here, iii^t to low n^\ (Continued on page 5). j and with tlie now market will �ttratt been injured. Icaily today. , inmt,i loiiowing as it does the Terre Haute, Ind., .March 26.-i3r-. nest McWilliams, fifteen years oUi, died today ot wounds he recelvJBd on Tuesday in a forty-five minute.- plBtol. fight with the police. McWIlliams was caught in Uiegiiin �tore of E)d. Tetzel, and the-polio^e BUipected he was there for the piir-poBB of theft. The boy, bowerer, die: com- from LetHbridgo to both' Portland clnred he was there to get even ifiitt . , . recent and Toronto, thousands oi miles, Tetzel, who had refused him tmjkaf arrival of a cousignment of eggs trom , apart. . i...... ........isent. BOY BANDIT DIES Wound! Received in l^orty-five Minute Gun Battle With Police Caute of Death 43 ;