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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Ihf e DaQy Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Monday, March Number SENSATIONAL MURDER IN N.Y. Accused Refuses To Confess Or Explain Situation New York, (March on by ulie discovery that Ruth Wheeler, the girl stenographer, victim of the sensational .ihwrder uncovered last smothered and stuffed while Into the replace of AU'ert WiOlter's apartments and to death, tiie authorities to- visor Uie task to develop the real motive for rime. The coroner's physician, 'Mr. O'Hanlon, is authority for the statement uhat Ruth Wheeler was (burned to death. After the autopsy on the body lie declared that -the discovery of a rem- nant of a squnre of linen over the nostril of the girl and traces of -soot in the nostril and lungs con- vinced him that she was still living when, after being strangled by the cord about her neck, iher ibody was set on fire "by the murderer. 'Hours o( questioning of closest sort have (failed to shake young Wol- ter in "his declaration that he had never seen the "Wheeler girl and knew nothing of the way in which she met her fate, an Jus cell in the Tombs where foe is lodged on the charge of murder, 'be insistent in his protestation of innocence but stead- 'fasdy declines to explain the entry of Ruth Wheeler's name in his mem- orandum book or to account to the satisfaction of his movements on the day -when it is learned Miss Wheeler visited Itfs rooms in answer to an advertisement for a stenograph- er, and was not again seen alive out- side of the East 75th street house in which Wolter lived. Since the latter part of January over fifty girls between the ages cf 15 and 17 -have 'been reported missing to the police. Of these fifteen still unaccounted -for. KILLED ON WAR VESSEL Kight Men Lose Lives By Accident on Charleston 'Manila, March report that a. fatal accident had occurred on the United States cruiser Charleston, was confirmed today. 'Eight men were kill ed and several others slightly injur- ed. During the practice at sea the breech lock of a three inch gun Mew oft and in its across the deck cut through a steel stanchion -and 'mowed down the men in its path. Seven of the victims 'were killed instantly, while the eighth died as the Charleston was hurrying to Cavil e. The cause of the explosion is not known. Rear Admiral John Hubbard, commander in chier of the Asiatic fleet, ordered an investigation. .The Charleston, which is Jtear Ad- mirai liubbard's flagship, returned to 'the firing range. She is a protected cruiser of tons and carries 08 guns. CONVICT TOOK DESPERATE CHANCES TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY KILLED j -f" be found ...at the 'list of items on which Canada will .make tariff rc-uuctions :by no means include half of the Krencli treaty and. it is not altogether certain here that tihis list has "been j departed from. j It is alt understood that any chan- j ges -which have been made in the Canadian tariff in consequence of ne- gotiations between President Taft and Hon. ;Mr. .Field-lug will not be confin- ed to the United States, or even to the countries which now have the most favored nation arrangements professes to believe the Alien Labor Law can be. invoked against .them. He says a movement is on foot to organize the employees oi the Domin- Abandon- ed Until Investi- gation Is Over Edmonton, March on the location of tlm Alberta ami Great Wa terways Ry. lias practically ceased" and all plans for carrying forward the construction beyond the first'fifty miles of thc road north of Edmonton algamaUti Brotherhood of Steel and have been abandoned pending the corn- Iron Workers of Anu-rica and the scv- Potion of the investigation into the cral organizers on their way to Syd- Great Waterways which opens tomor- iicy are for this purpose. There has been no organization since the strike of several years ago. COMMISSION SIT TOMORROW Members Of the Government Summoned Clark Refuses I Another official member of the Great Waterways start has arrived. jThis is H. Lumsden, formerly engin- on the staff of the Manitoba gov- jernmwit and thc father, of former 'chief engineer of the Grand Trunk Pacific over whose resignation from that company an investigation is now on at Ottawa. Most of those interested in the in- vestigation will reach the city tomor row. R. B. Bennett, counsel lor the will come in on the after- noon train from the south. L. EVERSF1ELD IS LEAVING CARDSTON are SEALING SEASON St. Johns, 'N. P., aiarch. tions v..at the sealing season would (be one of the TOOSC successful in the (history of Newfoundland and seal hunters, were contained In a despatch received at the Cape 'Race station frtu'ihe sealin steamer Florizell 'today The -despatch state! the ves- sel's catch included 4 i.OOO. seals val- ued at a n cord catch t i. for one ship. Other vessels of the fleet have catches of to of the valuable animals aboard, and they are the largest sea's taken for sev- eral years. 8 is still operating -with a limited num- ber of cars. The striking 'men deny that the company is gaining recruits, About fifty girls employed in a shirt factory, today were cus- tody for disorderly conduct. They are accused of making offensive re- marks to. and conductors'. 'Many factories employ wagons to stopped. j with Canada, in fact any changes in i-e Canadian tariff as a result of ne- gotiations will probably 'be made by Canada and will apply -to goods from all countries. 'The net result of the negotiations question of a change of date was be- wil! lhat the ng widely mooted. There are different ''Number said the guard, as within the party and should certain j tariff will be -slightly reduced on a points of view small number of articles and that j Going to High Business Edmonton, March members I Purchased at That tpoint of thc Government and the heads 'of :River, -March IL. Bvers- the departments have been summoned field, of tihe ALberta Drug and. Book' to give evidence before the royal com- mission when it meets on Tuesdav Co., LetbJbridge and Cardstoa, was in town this veek and purchased the morning. They have been summoned! High -River Drug Co. business. Seven by the counsel for' the commission. No action has been taken by any oth- er lawyers representing other inter- he stepped close to thc wagon, had better climb out of there." No. 28-1 never moved. "Hand me. that said ests. Mr. Minty, the Alberta. one of the directors of Great years ago >Mr. Bversfield opened up, the first drug store in High. River, and continued in "business for two years. Mr. and Mrs. EversSeld will move from Cardston to High to make there home here. 'you.contingencies arise there is littlet doubt that the date will be p.ostpon-j led from June as at present fixed! j the! I Canada will not 'be outside of the! Railway, is on He is ac-j United States minimum tariff. Report After Easter Otta-wa, March companicd by Mr. Robson, a Winni-: SUPERIOR CLASS OF peg lawyer, who will" represent the, and railway. IMMIGRANTS COME guard, "I'll get. him and id to the astonishment of the driver the; clay beneath his feet commenced' to who represented Canada in Mr. Clark will not appear at tliCj.Mi h You while the strike is on. haul their employees to -work as the heave up and with some difficulty the latter refuse to ride on the cars (convict extricated himself from the! uncomfortable hiding place. AATLL ATTEND SMALLPOX ON ATLANTIC LINER YOUNG New York, March one passenger having symptoms of small- pox, the big Holland-American line steamship .Nieuw Amsterdam from Rotterdam and Boulonge. was -held up on arrival at quarantine today and 150 passengers who occupied the I Efforts to Make Congress a-Great Success Spokane, Wash., March and slate officials, heads of agrio-ul- the hospital tural colleges and experiment stations two weeks ago for some ap-; 'commercial organizations ivuve- nendix trouble, was again operated on; 4. 1 J .senlatjve growers from all parts ot t for an a'bcess in the stomach on T, t i the united States :ind Canada, the MAN'S BRAVE FIGHT WITH DEATH Pincher Creek. -March 'Stinson. the young man who was operated on at the latest tariff negotiations -with Washington authorities, are not ex- pecteir home until Tuesday night 'or Wednesday morning. Their arrival and report to Sir Wilfrid -Laurier will probably toe followed by the issuance of an order-in-council ratifying the terms of the agreement reached. It is expected that Fielding will inform the .House when it reassembles after Mis representatives say that he will not be there. This was in- answer -request. from j Coming to Canada St John, Marcli the commission that he "new settlers at' commission. His representatives say SL Jotn season arrived that, that is impossible, as he has left j c> P- R representatives Of same compartment were sent to thej Friday, io the third oper.uion isolation hospital on iHottman Island! unfonunate young fellow was quite RUSSIA'S LARGER N-wfo. EXPENDtTtTTTE St. Petersburg. March newspapers announce that the gov- ernment -is a'bout to introduce in the Otim-'i a naval -building program pro- viding for an expenditure of during the next decade. The first instalment of the program will for TWENTY-TWO AUTOS WERE BURNED Plainfield, X. J.. March two automobiles were destroyed and eighteen were damaged when fire swept f.hp garage of Brokaw Bros., one of the largest in tiie state. The loss is estimated at from to Sl 00.000. for observation. The steamer ordered disinfected before proceeding to its cheerful in his confinement. republics, Europe, South Africa, Australia and the Orient are .hut now appears 'to think this chances f for recovery are slim. T-lis relatives' ANOTHER ROYAL SWEDISH Marcn Prin- cess Gustave Adolph of Sweden, for- merly Princess JVIargaret of (Jon- naught, gave birth to a daughter to- day. The other children of the crown princo and princess are Prince Gus- tave Adolph. born in I'JOC, and Prince: Sigvnrd. a year younger. ;it Lloydminster are kept informed i of his condition. PRINCESS! Kaslr KOOSEVELT IN Gives Address to the Uni- versity ceives Applause planning to attend the fifth s: Farming Congress in Spokane, October 3 to and it is believed by members of the Wasbing- iion hoard of control that more than j delegates will be in thc city .during thc week. j .John T. Hums, jot the organization, had advuvs 'Hungary that an effort l.-p made I by its delegation to have thc ses- sions of the cougn-ss in 111 12 Uikc i ________ j place in Budapest, or, if that is not I possible, so ask ior authority to or- .Sunday was ftuingly obscrv-j a dry farming congress for tornoon as to the nature of the been in the city ment. Until this announcement is thtt mcctinK o[ lhy com-! made there js little disposition 41 It is expected that there will be criticise. In the best informed circles1 there is a disposition to believe that concessions granted toy Canada are no: such as to interfere with Canad- activc sessions of thc commission on EASTER SERVICES IN THE CHURCHES Jan enterprise and industry. It is< understood that modifications agreed upon with the United tates will be oxiencled to all other countries do-j mg business with Canada. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, jand then there may be a brief ad- jjournment. States and others largely "for ie Canadian west. Most interesting members of the i chaperoned, known as superior servants, governV esses, nurse maids and ladies maids. There are few factory and shop girls as well as stenographers and [book- keepers and two school teachers. The latter are bound for British Colum- bia. HIGH PRICE FOR CLARESHOLM LAND NEW BANK STARTS UP AT MACLEOD Macleod. March branch of the Bank of British North America has been opened here in the prem- ises recently vacated by the Bank of Commerce. The local manager is X. V. H. Huns, who conies from Ros- thern. Sask. J. iMcEachern, superin- tendent of the western branches, and I Mr. Lning. manager of the Calgary were here getting branch started. the new I (Ml by special services ichurches yesterday. in the citv In the Baptist church special Salary of Kiskoros, in- ter hymns wore sung and an anthem''tenvational corresponding secretary of by the choir. In the evening a bap- tismal service was held. An approp- riate Easter message was delivered by the pastor, Rev. A. G. Prosser. j At St. Cyprian's in thc conserva- to mcci in Budapest that! Claresholm, March Berg, The movement is being direct a farmer, died here the night before IX TXDIAXA TOWN JUDGE JONES, A NEGRO, WAS LYNCHED Cairo, March Roosevelt [tory hall, thc building was very pret- dclivcred an address before thc stu-Jtily decorated for the occasion with dents Of the University of Kgypt. Ho, j flowers ami ferns. A very bright ser- was cordially welcomed and at was held and the congregation conclusion his remarks was much larger than ever before. last. He was a well respected farm-lRKLGX OF TERROR er wlio came here from Wisconsin six the congress for Hungary. {years ago, ana took up a farm five. Professor W. II. Olin, otlt town. He. came from! cut of premiums and exhibits, has to whwi a boy of j ccivwl applications from numerous and Hved( in thc States for; states and provinces in America :ultl then moveu to! -Marcfo Hutcfc inson of Vanhorn and Hutchlnson, met with a painful accident yester- day. He was riding a toorse outside Granum and when spurring it, it gave a sudden jump wibh the result that the cinch broke and .Mr. Hutcihinson was precipitated to the ground with some force. His left side "was 'badly bruised and he is suffering much pain over the chest. It is hoped that he will soon be out and about again. for s of dry farming He has t.wo sons; promin- j international exposi- pnl m-ar town, the Spokane interstate fair! L' had iiu: i Got Drunk and Undertook (o Shoo! Up the Town BRIGADIER-GENERAL HAWKINS IS DEAD 3 to s? whntc applauded. Mr. Roosevelt, upon en- Knox Church a feast of song largest canvas ten, ever erected misfortune, lhcito lose a valuable hor.se yesterday. a was being used to move Vlirt from Washington, iMarcn i 0, General Hawkins, governor of the indianapolis. Ind., Mar. hf I _ ,f .1 _ I National Soldiers Home, died yester- day suddenly at Glen 'Springs, N. Y. Pine Bluff. Ark.. March the hall of the university found! music was provided. A special an-; n s the attitude of "Judge" Jones, a 2fi year old negro, toward a young it crowded by Egyptian officers, stu-j dents and women. Prince Ahmed white woman of this citv. a mob of Fmlad' Prcsldcnt m Ihe sunfl "Break Forth Into in thc morning and C Nhlbtts- S fcoi H Mr l H. excavation for the new building '-'oil, member of the Australian parlia ment and international vice president] broke its leg. S51 an acre was obtained for asec-i ii, the evvnmg the choir rendered twnjof ,-nr lllt. division of towl1 1his thro forty men took him from the custody of the officers 'who were conducting him to a convict farm last night and lynched him. Jones was arrested on the complaint oi the mother of the woman who rlisrged ihini with trespass, asserting that he persisited in loitering about her home and became insolent, when ordered awny. His trial was held tost night and he was sentenced (o A term on a convict farm. During the trial the negro replied sharply to his insisting despite his color he was as good as any white man. After the trial J.ines wns being tnken to a train when the over- powered the officers and banged the prisoner from a water tank. Then trie mob quietly dispersed and iiiu dead body was cut down. making ai an uncle of the Kliwlivc introduc-, appropriate anthems. Miss j 'will have charge ofimilcs oas< hrought and' ed Mr. Roosevelt with a brief speech j Clark also .sang at this service. The! rxnibit i S27 an acre, in French. t church was bcaulifullv decorated with J.......... i The following officers the Gun ___ i i Rcspontlitig lo the welcome Roosevelt expressed his thanks said that his address was intended [or.lv for thc students of thc ___- ,__..... no commercial organizations, and it is hoped in Uiis way to have a lib- Mr.ipalms, ferns and Easter Wie.s. limns is making PrPSident, J. but! The choir al Wesley Church had organ, ation otdr y SrtTClarv, G. Far- musical programme and lhc l'mtcd llrr Committri- Mrssrs MoCC CJctK- i jStalcs and Canada where there arc! j conductor. Immediate- train Roberts ob- sity. As a man who spoke frequently The anthems were harmonious ytiu he warned his auditors to have notli-Jwell suited to thc choir, while Mrs. ing to do with the mm who did not. Jackson. Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Al-mal of fanners at the make good his words by acts. Thejcxander as soloists wore fully up to rcicrred to assassination! their nich standard. The Easter sen-1 by a student last month of Boutros j timent ran. through nil Ihe music r-.nd Paasha Chali, premier and minister '.aided "very materially to the value of lour men. one f-itally, Terry Roberts killed himslf shonly afior midnight when to Uay a sheriff's posse. Roberts liad been drinking in Indian- apolis. While on ihe j.rain homeward, i5 is said he been me involved in a quarro) with th'k ly nfrer he tinned a snot gun and going to a gen- store tried to buy ammunition. This refused and he opened fire wirh a revolver on several men who u-ere silting in the storr. James Wheatley. a farmer, was fat- Body of Man and Contents of House _ ally and others badly wounded. Rob- tJsrapeii ami ian iuwir MORTUARY CHAMBER BURNED [Vstrovrrt Firr His in the United Suites army, embrac- ing fighting in the civil war, the fron- tier wars and the Spanish American war. Tie was 76 years old and ap- parently as strong as ever until a tew weeks ago wiien a break down came swiftly. He was compelled to relinquish his duties at the Soldiers Home last Wednesday and was hur- ried by his physician to Glen Springs. of foreign affairs, as a calamity to and his denunciation of the assassin was received with great ap- plause. An explosion at the Dupont Powder Works seven miles south of Tacoma. KiiiC-ii iliTfrc men nHii Snjurt-ii several others. Ihe services. St. Augusiin's Cliurch was decorated with Kaster lilies and ii'iesr of the valley and the three servir-.-s i were well attended, at all of which; .special T-Tastcr music was sung. Inj the evening a special an them was ten-, dered by the choir, Mr. Harry v'ou-{ per taking the solo part. HALDANE SAYS GOVERN- MENT IS SHORT LIVED London. Mar. in Berwickshire yesterday HaMann said that ,1 general election was not far off and that, the govern- ment would spend 'heir lives on i..c PH..ire St. George. Fieauce I'ouniy, V. Q., lo a wnero he concealed him- .March fire which can'lit from lighted tapers in a mortuary chamber, the dwelling and its eon- Tents belonging to Jean Bulac. to- gether witsi the dead body of his son. were burned yesterday. Severnl hundred dollars in money. which were secreted in a bureau drawer, was also destroyed. self in a straw -pile. No attempt was made lo capture the fugitive until the sheriff and a posse of deputies arrived from Indianapolis. When thew reached Roberts' hiding place at midnight he opened fire, but seeing he was about to be captured shot himself. None of the sheriffs TREATY BETWEEN TURKEY AND BULGARIA Constantinople. March Ferdinand and Queen Eleanor of Bul- craria arrived here last 'Monday to visit the Sulran concluded their stay loiiny. Conferences between the Bulgaria and Ottoman ministers are understood ;o have resulted in an agreement to conclude a commercial treaty and to delimit the undefined on the frontier, connect the Turkish and Bulgarian railway and settle the question of the allegiance ;