Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOLUME VII. LETHBRIPGE. AliBEBTA. THURSDAY. MAY 7, 1914 NUMBER 124 PSJNMPEN Perjurer, Given Two Years-r-Smith Gets Six Months for Assault i__ SENTENCE DAY HARD f "ON BLAIR FAMILY Sentences new. meted out this morning to tlie prisoners fourd guilty at Court In each case' coiMsel viho acted for the prisoners, addressed his Lordship, bringing tofw'anl pleas for the eier- cisc of leniency C P Blaii, who was convicted for stealing a team and buggy at Barons, sen ten -ed to seven years in Ld- ninutou penitentiary More delivering sentence his Lord- ship- reminded the prisoner that in Oct 1910, lie was sentenced to three jcars for and that during his incarceration lie had prom- ites of 'future (good behavior, and vvas released on parole Before the time had expired he had p'acticall) brok- his parole bf ooroinitting a fresh Masked Bandits Murder and Rob Express Agent cw Blair, convicted fox perjurj, 1 ssnWnced to two years in EI- aton prnitentiarv Jn considering counsel's plea and the recommendation San Franc'sco, Mnj i' Three masked bandits who murdered and cobbed Hamilton Han is, a Wells Fargo evpress agent, at Middle- ton, Lake County, last night, flfd through the mountains pursued bj -onstantly increasing posses Harris was scot dead without warning His brother was gagged and tied IV robbeis paused to rijlo the rlcad man's pockets and about Then the) rode away withofci attempting to rob the iate or cash drawer. REBELS CAPTURE ACAPOTEPEC; NOW MASSING FOR ATTACK ON SALTILLO; DRAWING CLOSER TO MEXICO CITY Consul Silliman's Safety Stil in ConSu! Takes Action OIL WELLS MAY SOONBEWiRKINC CLEARED ARBOR DAY Enormous Crowd "Promises to be on Hand--Weather Forecast Favorable TREES FROM H. B. CO. Washington, O.O., May The FrenUi government is taking active l steps to obtain nev s and secure the of .John B. Silliman, Amerl- ,an deputv consul at Saltlllo nlio dls appeared w-hilo on a mission to Ban Potosi. French consular agentr In Mexico were instructed to look ou for Mr. SiKiman and French Charei d'Affalres at Mexico City is to niaki. to Qeniral Hueita about him. HUBKTA PROMISED PROTECTION A despatch -eceived at the French Embassy here from Mexico Cit> states that President Huerta in reply assured the Charge-'that. orders would be given to the Federal commanders to protect Mr Silliman in everj wa) The Charge, states that tel- egraphic communication with Sal tlllo was interrupted, and it was at doubtful whether anj news concern Rebels Drop Bombs from Bi- planes into the Streets of Mazatlan iEN AMERICANS UNDER ARKESf AT TONALA Plebiscite Vote Is Causing .Very Little Interest Decks ire cleared Cor action Henderson Park tomorrow, and the ing Mr Silliman could get through ________ leniency by mell behlna- the suns lolling for PBURTO PLATA the jurv Ins Lordship said that per- a ta turnout of cltUenn Nine BOMBAnBED jurj a and one O.clook jn the morning will see tbe WaBhmgton, DC Maj The Un which Tikomtng common Chris a ot Worker8 at the ited States cruiser Washintton has iian vitncsses called on the Creator Hotel cornor, from whicn arrived at Peurto Plata San Domin to witness ther were speaking tlie t t Tlll parilde to Thirteenth go wJiither she w as ordered to protect I waiUng to American interests endangered by the bombardment of the n by General Who Dtikc of Connaught It Governor-Central of Canada to witness ter were speaing t t Tlll parilde to T tiuth, and then deliberately proceed- where oirs he w ed to make ialie statements The 'them to the park administration OL justice could not Omce v v plocctded with without rel.ance ted this 0 forty yean oM He marrltd In to Her Royal Hljrmeta Prlncon of Albary, and hac one ion and daughter His Serene Highness Erince Alex ander Augustus Frederick George of Teck, GOB, "Washington, D.C., May Confirm- ation of the cautme of the entire Fed eral ganison at Acanotepec bj the Constitutionalist forces, reached tne State department' today in a report from Consular Agent W. :Keyes, at Uoaarlo. REBELS CLOSING IN Washington, D.C., Van- guard of the Constitutionalist forces at Dunngo and forreon lias started on its march to begin the campaign- for the capture of 'Saltlllo and Zacate cas. This information, which was rece'ved in a report to tie State de- partment today from Consul. Haiiim at Durango, confirms the report re- ceived, from the correspondent of the Associated Press at Torreon. REBELS USING BIPLANES On.'Board U.S.S. California., Mazat- lan, Mexico, May 6 (via wireless to San Diego May 7) persons were-killed and eight injured today bv the explosion of a bomb that was Voting on the plebiscite today ull not letuire anj idil'tioii to tlie counting blafi am! so fai is the. Herald could learn at the time oi goiiiK to press, the vote ivill he- light. Much interest seemed to have prevailed on the north side previous to today, win-it opinions on the ,varions questions seem to be evenly diviil- ed. Voting on the south side w'as ;leadv all day. Expressions on the itrect indicated lliat the average Citizen would not dio from shock if the one-man car proposal was turned down. Amendments to the Dominion Lands Act Held Up on His Suggestion HOI SHOTS AI Street Railway Union Literature Causes a Stir at Council Meeting ALLEGATIONS ARE DENIED lhat some of dropped into the city streets from a teresls Of is -videnced rebel si-plane: b. tne 10nolvlng Mr C, W Rohm Firing between the rebel, and Fed- was gneu three months salar) em cs-tni.es and in (750) and fllei _ nfr j p the artillelrj duel the besieging fore I ind he was given es have had the better of it so far (workmen on the citv receiving 25 .TEN' -AJIERICANS per hour fteed at a moment's IN-DANOBR: 'notice "VIr W Steven given position Washington, DC Mav 7 of ..ecretary without advertising, as members of tbe Smith family in Jail was ilso "Mr tt Morris street supt, at Tonala, Chiapas are In dan-er of both of whose salaries are unknown their lives because of Mexican re to the general public These facts .sentment of their part in the recent should open the of the electors 'killing of three Mexicans at San vvhn are asked to show thur disap a teport today proval getting out on 1 m Guatemala and svs Pedro according to from Minister Leave The Mexicans w.ere rural ;embers of that invaded the Smith forcgolngi which isW It Is understood that the at the Sandhurst, and later held a captain s of opinion _ _ _ M milted to return to work m the commission in tlie 7th Hussars and under such protection and guarantees in tne Royal Horse Guards At pre as maj bo obtained from Federal and sent he holds the rank of major in g[ ifantrj today order- of the lebel gar- the comfort of the workers will be well 'looked after. (Everything now depends on the weather man, and judging.' from the forecast, he.will., not., be'; asleep at the switoh. BAD FIRE PONOKA Ponola, Alta Mav burned fiercely, fbr.'three'hours e'arly this morning, a SHAUGHNE86Y WHO AR- RIVED IN CAPITAL TODAV the 2nd Life. Guards, Prince' Alexander served in Mata- beieland 1896, and-was mentioned in despatches, and received a medal. He'served through the South African war aa A D C to Col "vfahon aud was again mentioned in despatches and received the Queens medal with five and also the Distinguished Service Order. Prince -Alexander was -married In 0ome to ,ld8 an4 pur uniforms of khaki. They were charged with violating' the em- bargo'on contraband of war. BRITISHERS. KILUED Washington DC, May 7 Am been killed at the: mines In-the vicln- it) of Onadaiajaia A Mr Randell Ipresumablj a Biltlsh and sev en Americans are cut off bv bandits CIJ sl tlie circular was purposeh placed on the council table, with a view to in fiuencmg the commissioner's vote 01 not is left to conjecture liar die could not see what the-paragrapl above had to do with the. one-mai tar svstem, but he took the troubl- to look up certain resolutions per taming to the engagement or "Mr Morns and Mr Steven lliej are [ollOW 3 Resolution or ,-age of the mm ules> of the Council "That Mr Morris be appoint it siiperinterJcnt rat a salary of one. hundred dollars MEMBER MAKES PLEA FOR HOMESTEADERS Prince-Alexander was -married of one. hundred dollars 00? per mr 1904 to.her.Roya; Highness Princess iln the v ic nity This informa on [m m months A'.ice of Alhanv who was born in came In. a despatch from Of the Jan no, 1883 Thej have tvvo children living L L [an Princess Maj Helen Etama, born m "T' at Miss be given the ap q CONFERS WITH BRYAN Rupert' Alexander, born in 1907. Princess is aiTORONTO daughter of the late Georgp .Diincah Albert, first LDuke of Albany, PASTOR TO 3PEAK IN WINNIPEG Msy Rev. Arch- store and two other smaller buildings S troops seized Vera Cruz Netherlandi Tlie post office was located in the in e-url) today ttith his former and deatroved The dam famih he was immediately to age ie not lmowh.: partially insured. L atid hla' Princess Helena of Wai- 'deacon Cody, rector of St. .Paul's Ala} 7 deck and now HRH the Church Toronto is to be the special speaker.'at "the "University of Manito- ba1 convocation ceromony here, on UK aw a Out Ma) here was a ilk d seussion ,n committee of Com- lons j citcrd iv r l Hor. Dr Roche's bill to ameml the "Ds- L -H- The bill aims at making .some oi the conditions- in regard to; the lomesteading and tlie securing of pre- emptions making them less onerous than they have been. One important provision is that the ..jir.esteadef wiH have the right to ;ake up a pre-emption three years af ,er he has secuicd tlie title to his homosload or he mav purchase the ore eruption it once at pel acre, jrovided fifty acres in brought under ;ultiv ation Another provision is that instead of performing homestead dllt such as have been prescribed in the past, the may keep a cer- tain amount ol stouk on the land The idea is to encourage mlied larm- ing there was considerable criti the Commission usm Q1 generai administration of alw av s in the in wesjem ]anQS, bv the opposition members, no exception was taken to tin, proposals ol the ministers to make matters eisier for tbe western settlel MB BUCHANAN SPEAKS Buchanan Medicine Hat, ad- vocated the abolition ofithe pajment of interest in connection with the purchase af preemptions in a speech made during the afternoon ABOLISH INTDKEb'l PAYMENTS Rw-hanan said that he had re- ceived rnanv petitions asking that all pavments on pre-emptions should be s cancelled and the monej alreadj paid he refunded This was the v lew of the majority of the "homesteaders in his country He Mew that many- were hiii fiT a positiomto make payments One objection to the present amend- ments was that thev permitted pro- fessional homesteaders to prove up in a hurry and leave the land The law should be in the interest of perma nent settlement He advocated abol ishmg completch all interest on pre emptions He advocated the same thing at the evening session Dr Roche agreed to let the clause relat- ing to pre-emptions to stand over un til i the suggestions could he further s considered James Douglas o! Stratheona, moved that pre-emption privileges be (extended norths aid to include tlie Peace River and other northern.' dis- tricts suitable Jor cultivation. Hon Dr Roche thought it would he wiser for the present to encourage Per I farming in the older districts to send homesteaders farther irtll vvheie transportation faulucs :e lacking The proposal was negatived on a poinlrocnt as Citv Clerk to penorm standing vote Good progress was the duties required b> Title XV of c ,t was not tbe Citv Charter, and to perform dispofaed of the duties of stenographer and pr vatc sccretirv to the mavor's office GE1 PtiRB MAPLE SUGAR Hon. B. Nantcl's bill relating tij. i Washington, D. early 0 bliaughnessv, charge ot the Dpwager Duche's of Altmnv, who 15 general can embassj at Mexico Citv until U a coinin of Queen Wlthelmlna of tbe May 15. EXHAUST! Nl OF I DEPARTMENT To the Maybr mid Council- 4a ,1 (he lionoi to submit below my final report as Com missionet- of Commerce and Manuf.ictme for Hie period' January "aching hw hotel was to hunt a hab- in innl'Mili HIM erdasher's shop. He .then bcsiet- The "nuiidihg Is a hotel and planned to confer w'ilh Secretary Bryan later. Misfortune followed Mr. .O'Shaugh- nessy even to the "scat of bis home government. Having lost most personal possessions when Mexicans looted his trunks outside of Vera 1 Cruz aitcr .his 'departure from Mexico I City, the Vmerican charge lost more ot his personal belongings euroute from New Orleans to. Washington. police through his being guilty of cruelty could not be- located .when Mr: arrived here O'Sha.iMincssy's first act after. 1st to Apnl'SOlli, HIM CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY shop. He .then was bcsieg- interviewcrs, dropped in on: The .-recent case court, -'where Mre. charged by her husband with stealing and acquitted bj' the magis- trate, had a.sequel in the Supreme Court, here yesterday afternoon. F? Harris, on behalf ot W. Tay- tho father, sought to assume con 1m J n Palmer apoeared for Mi possession As to'lor. wno is almrt from her hus his own future he would make comment, however that he On objection rawed by Mr Harris, had resigned or that he had heard' the boy, Percy, being under fourteen an) thing officially his own years, sis' examination left to his tuture m the service Asked if ihc thought it possible for a compromrse Pacific Railway, as a guest of tlie Hoard of Trade Visited Lclh-'embassy and bridge on-March 27th On llns occasion a memorandum was safelv i; presented 'to Mi Dennis setting forth recommendations on be- hall ot the Citv with regard to The Extensive Properly Holdings A City Plan Kaeloiy Sites Vbatloirs, Stock Yards Etc. x Close-ni Settlement of the Company's Lands Tains ol Sale for Company's Lands A Publicity Policy, .iml A Resident Excci'itive m At ot Mr Dennis additional particulars and reports that he ha1 suggested to pro suggestions regarding these were formulated and'pic- president a list ot tnat "'e sCnlcd to Jiini in romiiinniciilions dated April 6th and Apnl Mevlcant who might be chosen and neglect to mother and child, and being also of immoral character; fin- ally that the .child's moral welfare and education, vyould be better seen to by the mother. The Court was.cleared for the pro- ceeding's. Mrs. Taylor, in the w'itness box, went history of her. .mar ried life, whicb.-began-in London, Ont. in .1801-. at a snlan of cightv five dollars sugar was put tluougii com (8D 00) pel month" mittee and given T third reading H Resolution of the Council, Jan i2, 10rbid the using oi the word "maple" 1914 except whui the article offered for "lhat Miss Joes' snlar) be m ,b pure creased to innet} dollars 00) per Col Hughes' measure for an month titension of time lor the payment of nt rmmnl Mmh ru _ _- ]ialil introduced J30 1914 I shortly belori. midnight, provoked a 'riialfl btevcn be appointed Citj vigorous discussion t, Clerk vice Jores resigned, at I p B CarveliS'lei tliej atjkclj the sime salarj as L "M Jones, el against the declaring' 'tuft 1st in older that hr the whole thing constituted the'mosi nnv get his baud in bv being with contemptible scandaUm, the history "Miss Jones for month of April" Of Canada Ol V flOUjappllcatiOnsMn Resolution oi Council April 21st, }yOTa bcotia Airf Carvell'said thai at least one thousand of them could "That lehlnig to appoint- not bave possihlv been born at the mcnt ti tt Steven as Cilj Clctk he time of the threatened invasion He now load a first time. Resolution of Council'April 21 "That t-jliw relating to appointment of.W. Stevens as city clerk be how read :a second time.' Resolution of Council April 27th, 1014 bvlaw relating to appoint- ment Steven city.clerk be rea'd a third lime and thf mav or and city In .reply to cminsei, slft repeated J-- J lordship in chambers .Thetreasons given'by Mr. Palmer Cabinet and a compromise'Presideht why Mra faylor should retain the to he established in Mexico pending b hcl 1U3tody were that the In sHtleinent Of the difficulties there the ye.T, 0( American charge replied in the affirm 'tad to ,Uj wlth Ht" reiterated hh denial to provl of (CONTINUED ON'l'AOB l l I charge oi the government there I the onljd, though his Inability to pro I .P I..IJ.