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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL i. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. FR I DAY, MAY I, lilt NO. 121. nilOTSALEOF UQUOR TO STOP Carton Giro Nrice to tfce WUoale Dealers Cardgton, May regular monthly session of tha town council was held in the council chamber, in the Cuhoon Block, Tuesday evening. AH members were present but Win. llurton who has been ill for weeks past. The regular routine of business was put through the most important it- em for further consideration being notice. given by Councilman Thos. Duce of the introduction of a bylaw at the next session providing lor a half holiday on Friday afternoon of THEYPREDia The O. W. Kerr CD. brought a spe- cial car of land seekers as far as Moose Jaw yesterday. A party came in on the Flyer last night and were taken out to the Cameron tract by Manager T. S. this morn- ing. O. 0. Lathrop, manager of ex- cursions, accompanied the party. Sir. Lalhrop says he never saw con diLious in Sunny Southern Al- than nL present. He predicts a large immigration from the States to this district this year. As toon as seed in is over many will come to the country ih y luivo; so much about. The company have just placed a steam plowing outfit on the Camer- on ranch and have the lumlxjr on the ground for buildings which will be erected for the accommodation of ex- cursionists nnd employees. They be- lieve in entertaining und making their visitors comfortable. COL. ATKINSON AGAIN Simcoe, Ont., May Norfolk Liberals have renominated Col. Atkin- son for the legislature. TO DAWSON OTY kvitatm Cards Costing Each are Bewf Put Out each week during the summer months, May 15th to Sept. 1st in each year. Councilman .1. W. with the town solicitor was to' looTc into the legality of the question. The matter of the enforcement of the quarantine regulations relative to measles was discussed at length. The secretary was instructed to inform the School' Board as to the matter and the quar- antine physician as well. A delegation of citizens waited up- on the Mayor and council relative to the illicit traffic in liquor that was apparently growing. Messrs. Edw. J. Wood and W. O. Leo addressed the council and were promised by the mayor that all that could be clone to curtail this traffic would have at- tention. Yesterday notices were sent to the Lethbridge wholesalers -as well as those at Macleod stating that if shipments were continued to this point that the town would endeavor to prosecute the offenders, as thoro is a provision in the Ordinance that will apply. The respectable citizens of this town nnd district are oppos- ed to the handling of, LkjUors illicitly BREWERS OF THE WEST MET Vancouver, May to Ot- tawa to visit Sir Laurier and Earl Gray, from thence to Washington where President Roosevelt will be in- terviewed, Harry J. Landahl, one of Dawsons most prominent business men, who is also past Arctic Chief of Dawson Camp No. 4, of the Arctic Brothers and representative of the Dawson Board of Trade, is in Van- couver today. Mr. Landahl is await- ing the arrival at the coast of three specially prepared invitations which will be presented personally to the Premier, and Governor General of the Dominion and to the President of the United inviting them to visit the Klondyke at the close of the Alaska-Yukon exposition to be held in Seattle next year. The making of these invitation cards, each of which will cost .at least is being rushec to completion and in three weeks they will be in the hands of Mr Baird of Seattle, past grand arctic chief of the .Arctic Brotherhood who will give them to Mr. Landahl whuoplo in the community. DEATH AT IRON SPRINGS GET AFTER CHINKS Ottawa, May government's proposed tuneiuiinciit to the Chinese act will permit of the Chinese bo- ing fined or deported when they get into Canada by i-vading tlje head tax. Wiliam Dickout, an Estimable Young Man Succumbs to Appendi- citis- Iron Springs, May Dick- out, one-of Iron Springs most es- teemed young men, died at midnight on Sunday May 3 after a week's ill- ness from appendicitis. He was twen- ty years of age. The funeral took place on Tuesday, May 5, at ten o'clock from his grandfather's resi- dence to Mr. John Tennant'.s quarter where the remains were- laid to rest Mr. Timnant's daughter, who lied less than a year ago. The fun- eral was a large one. The deceased came from Kagawong, Ont., where his mother is livinc. Many of his rela- tives live hfre, including a sister, Mrs. George Fisher and a brother. Morley. CURRAN THROWN BY MACDONALD A Thorough Enquiry Into the Pork Industry; Also the Meat Industry Edmonton, May provincial i department of agriculture is now mak- ing for nicking a thor-i. ouph inquiry into the pork industry in Alberta. With this end in view in the Palace Hotel on Monday ev- ening, -which was most enthusiastic. Dr. Leech occupied the chair, wheu a unanimously carries! that I-crosSe Club should be start a commission of three men is being appointed lo conduct tho investiga- tion. The commission wiil gather in- formation regarding the extent of the pork industry in the province in or- der that the government may have authentic information as to the advis- ability of establishing government pork packing factories in Alberta. W. T. Finlay, minister of agricul- ture, stated this morning that the government were also considering the report of the beef commission present- ed last year, with a view to improving conditions prevailing in the beof in- in the province. The following officers were elect- Patrons. IT. F. Annablc, McMil- lan, John Carroll. Hon. Presidents, W. W. Douglas, H- bc drawn from that fact that he had acted as the election hirling of the Roblin machine. His whole speech was mainly devoted to a repitition of Conservative charges of Liberal cor- ruption in connection with the "thin red line" episode, etc. His argument in this respect sufficiently met by his failure to give any conclusive answer to E. M. Macdonald's inquiry "If the Liberal crimes are so bad, why then, did tho attorney general of Manitoba enter a nolle proseque for the Mr. Roche's speech was a fortifica- tion of the Manitoba Franchise: act as administered by the Roblin gov- ernment and an effort to make out that no electoral grievances existed in the provinces. His conclusion was a threat that if the bill passed, the Roblin government might retaliate and that rather than allow clause om- to go through the Opposition would Eiiotlior clollsr for BUTW J r -_- g- ply. Mr. Crawford, of Portage la Prairie, folowed Mr. Roche and within h.ilf leod, of Macleod, has the task of clearing the Galician. Mr. Campbell in addressing the jury outlined briefly the story of the crime and promised to prove that the woman Monty Lewis was murdered, that the accused had drawn his pay just pre- viously, that lie had been in hoi bouse on several occasions at that time, that he was there until seven n'clock that night, and the next day had left Frank leaving his back pay at the mine. S.-rgt. Ha.slett in charge; of R. N. M. P. detachment at Frank submitted it plan of the house whore the murder took place. Constable John -Martin who was stationed at Frank at the time told of bis visit to the houso of ill-fame be- tween i'ilairmnre and Frank in search of a drunk. He c.'inie to Monty'? place about eleven p.m. but no on< answered his knocks. He returned ubnut two hours later with R. S. Wright, of the C. P. -R. He went in through the side door, which was open. After getting no answer to hi.- up the lights. He wrht and 'Tapped again and re- ceiving" no answer went into the bed- room and found the woman lying in a crouching position on the b'.'d, her face covered with blood and her throat cut. He found no one in the house. He and Wright then took an- other look at the corpse and went to Frank to report to Sergt. Hnslett. They both returned with him and the Coroner and Dr. Malcolmson. On searching the house they found a bip carving knife and a heavy hatchet under the kitchen table, covered with blood which w.as concealed. The blows on the head had been given afterwards and any of them would have caused death instantly. He got tliere about 2.30 a.m. and judging from examination, the woman had been dead about six hours, the rigor mortis being complete. All the conditions of the occasion were such as to cause a slow onset of rigor mor- tis. Recognizing the weapons, he stated that the blood on them was fresh when he saw them although it was congealed. The room was not much disturbed, there being a b.asin half full of water not upset. A cigar stub was on the floor. He considered that she had died about half past eight. To Mr. Macleod, the witness ad- nitted that he could not say exactly when took place. A. C. Beach, of Frank, the coroner who conducted the inquest, called, testified to seeing the woman dead in her house on the morning of the 20th. The evidence started in real ear- nest with the- calling of John Syuko, ;i Slav, who through John Podbielan- cik, interpreter, testified that he was i miner at Frank last November and knew the prisoner. He lived in No. 10 bonne and Mike lived in shack 28, which is close to the station. He-also knew Monty Lewis and was at her bouse on the Saturday previous, be- ing pay day. Three others were with him. Mike was there before they were. Monty told thorn to go home as she was engaged by Mike. Wit- ness went back on Sunday but Monty sent them away again. On Monday night, he saw Mike at court when .v it ness paid a fine for carrying a .pis- tol. He saw Mike on Tuesday. 19th, and he said he was going to a house igain. He could not remember whether. Mike, .had .moustache or lot on mit vfli'en "he had ipoken to .him telling he 'lid not look well without ,1 moustache Mike said "That is my He .saw Mike at the Imperial hotel when witness came out of mine on Tuesday. He had one drink with Mike who had a lot of money, and' was littered witli clothing pulled out of. a trunk and bureau.. NY. valuables were found except two or thr. e rinpr, a pair of earrings am] a bracelet, all on the woman's person. A Strait's Settlement fifty cent piece nnd a couple of ring? with the stones taken out wore fuso [omul. ON STRIKE BACK TO WORK .said he was going into British Col- umbia to look for a job and if he couldn't find it, he was going to the' States. He said he was going to leave bis back-wages with the company but gave no reason. was carrying something in a paper, the parcel being about twenty by four inches. Witness went home and Mike went towards the west. Mike told him he had slept in No. 10 the nijrht before. told him lie night before On Tuesday Mike had was at the house the and wa? so drunk that Prom Mr. MacLeod's could not" go home and slept in ation of this and other witnesses it shack. looks as if he were really trying to lay the blame of the murder on one To Mr. Macleod. witness rehearsed his visits to Monty's house. He at- Groen, a particular friend of tended n christening in Frank on A fair sized a-owd witnessed th< wrestling match between Macdonald and Cumin last night. As a pre- liminary .IjConard and Green an outsider, put up a good exhibi- tion. This inutrh resulted in a tie neither securing a fall after twelve minutes of hard work. I McKenzio's work pleased his ad- mirers in the city who say he Is de- veloping rapidly in 'his work on the mat. In the main Miout Curran se- cured the first fall with a body and arm hold in fi minutes. Macdonald got the serond fall in five minutes and also the third in two minutes with a scissor hoi'l. Both men gave evidence thjxt they thoroughly know the game but Macdonald's weight gave him a great advantage. A match may be arranged between Cnrran and rilling of Carllston. Mac- donaid is to on who had written letters to hi r show- ing that hn was jealous and also Monday. He got drunk and was fined for carrying a pistol. He worked on A bunch of about GO Gnliciuns, sec- tion men for the C. P. R. in the yards in the city, went on strike on Wed- nesday. Arrangements were made to have 50 Japs come up from Medicine Hat to take tru-ir places. However, the Galicians were satisfied with ono holiday and all turned up duty at 7 o'clock yesterday morning. They asked for a raise of 25 per day but got nothing. Rondmnster Olson as a result wired to have the Japs put off at Woodp ck- er. A gang of 67 Jnps have working for the company at Purple Springs since April 15th. threatening her because of some dtyl Tue.sday and got back after five o'- on a watch. He was working with the clock but could not swear as to when C. P. R. bridge gang on the coal' he saw Mike but it was between five, chute at Frank .shortly after the at- and seven o'clock. They did not have a very long con- Sjrgt. Hnslett, recalled, explained versation. Counsel here got mixed as carefully the plan submitted and the to dates conflicting the conversations construction of the house, nnd on Tuesday and Wednesday. After that a person Balking in the bedroom' stniichteninp out he elicited the in- fair. could distinctly her.rd in the par- lor. He corroborated evi- dence as to searching the house itc. On the table weiv some dirtv dishes as if lunch had been served. H, formation, that lit saw Mike going thu opposite direction from Monty's on either Monday or Wednesday. He staled that miners often leave their back pay with the company SCRAP AT NO. 3 There was some excitement in Xo. j 3 on as a result a bevy of Slavs were at the barracks yesterday. Mike Pop charged John an hour for a reasonable match to Tut...- and disturbing the pence. be pulled at any point on the not a few oi the President, Dr. G. Leech. Vice president. Ed Wildman. Secretary and treasurer, Robt. Anderson. Committee, S. B. Mitchell, E. C. Moc, B. W. Wright. The election of captain was held over for the present and the colors of the club will be groon and white. The Iron Works are in receipt of big orders from tho mines at ar.d. Frank, latter's arguments. Ho showed thati the member for Marquette in bis de- fence of Ihe revision system in Mani- toba had not adhered to tho facts, and that in his own constituency there was not so much confusion in regard to the boundaries of the provincial and Dominino divisions, that it was imposible to locato voters. Mr. Craw- ford will resume his speech tomorrow and some more_ decidedly sensation- al revelations are promised of the do- ings of the party that is now vehem- ently protesting. WAS MORTALLY WOUNDE9 London, May despatch re- eeiv.-d from Kot'd that it identified tho weapons produced but- when poinp away so as to Be sure did not remember ever having seuji jiiof a job when they come back. them at Monty's before the morning I Mike was. very drnnk on Monday of the 20th when he went there in res- nijrht when he was put out of court. ponstr to Constable Martin's call, Asked concerning Green's letters, he but witness was not sure whethea he joshed Mike about having his mous- sairl that they had not be-on put in tache off on Tuesday or Wednesday, at tin- inquest ho To Mr. Campbell he he never knew of .a man to leave his pay for as evence did not remember what was in thorn. j Tho when at the house may Th trouble grew Ml ,1 ijuiil IT'I. Tutor boarded with th'mch Tutor p.iid too out of a former Mike who much atten- tli at opcnsmit is reported that Major Corxjnsniith, commanding the fiftieth Camel while seeking with a mounted to recover stolen nwmals. VMS mort- ally wounded by snipers and died be- fore reaching camp. tion to his wife. Mike ordered Tutor out and threatened to prosecute. To mako up Tutor transferred a lot in Taber to Mike's wife. Mike sued Tutor and as a result hurt his f-.-t'l- inps. Tho defendant got and costs. months. LADY ROBERT'S SISTER Honolulu. May L. Snow Miler, who it is is a sister of Lord wife, was found dead on a forest trail at Kona, Hawaii. TO SELL BUILDING haw read thun. He had them at tlu barracks at Frank and was asked by the judge to put them in court. The afternoon session re-sum with the calling oi Dr. G. H. Malcolmson of Frank. He wait to the house oi I Monty Lewis early on the morninsr of November 20th last in response to call of Constable Martin. Tie examined the body and described the wounds on the woman. There was a clean cut on the abdomen and several on the neck and face. The skull was broken by some blunt instrument. MUST SWEAR OFF Winnipeg, Man., May 8. At a gen- eral meeting of the Winnipeg Grain Produce Exchange yesterday af- ternoon a by-law was provid- Rossland Man Compelled to Take the Pledge for Twelve Months Nelson, May the Spring As- sizes before Mr. Justice Clement here, John Sexton, of Rossland, better known as "Muligan Jack" was found guilty of the theft of from Mrs. Wilson of Rossland, his landlady. Roth accused and the woman were in- the bones being driven into the hrain (Juicing in a drinking at the The jury recommended mercy ami Jmlpe Clement ordered the prisoner to be released upon ing ior Mie sale of the new building. 11 is believed that she lost her way I now in course of erection, to the while walking aivl died of exposure. Traders' building association. in three plac s. The wounds of thfjtinH knife wore inflicted first evidently causing her to faint or collapse. The attack must have fnken place on the {ho plivlce for twelve months, bet! as there wore no traces of a strnp-' restitution, and appearing himself at glo or of blood about the room. The the fall assizes. ;