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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald CHINAMAN ON WITNESS STAND SOCIETY HORNS A. EVE'S DEATH He Was Cook at Monty Lewis' House at Blairmore Girl Gives Pretty Strong Evidence as to Money Murdered Woman Possessed (Sntcial to The Herald.) Macleod, Alia., May Crown closed its case this morning. Later evidence did not strengthent the ease John Vroczuk, Phillip's told Mike's story or why he left Frank, and it was con- trary to the facts. William Reiily, of Airdrie, said the there was no blood on vhem then The knife was slipped into a ci'ack in a shelf in the kitchen in plain sight of anyone in the kitchen. The Chink gave very clear evidence and the ef- fort of the delenco t'o break it down was not effective. He was severely tested as to his memory but couk account for everything asked him. prisoner told him a still different story. N John Pelesky, lived witli Mike and did not see him Tuesday night but lie was asleep in the shack Wednesday morning. He never saw him again. A. W Lang's evidence contradicted the Chinaman's and wrecked the Crown's case id" to'the time Kike was at Monty Lewis's. The defence will call but few wit- nesses. Macleod, May net of evi- dence is weaving, closer around Mike Phillips in his trial for the murder of Monty Lewis. Today, the Crown established the fact that the prisoner had been at the house on Monday night and practically all-Nfciy Tuesday up until seven o'clock Tuesday even- ing. The most damaging evidence was that of Mali Sing, Monty Lewis' cook, who testified that Phillips was at the. house on Sunday night, on Monday and Tuesday. He had cooked meals for him and Monty and had seen them eat after six o'clock Tues- day evening. After that lie got some cigars in Blairmore for Monty and Phillips was there when he returned. Monty then told him that he not come back at eleven o'clock as usual as Phillips was going to stay all night. He identified the prisoner positively as the man who was at the houses He identified the knife ant hatchet, .saying he had used them bot that evening getting supper am There bcbyj a attendance at e inept ing of the Directors of the Agricultural Society last night those present constituted themselves into a committee to deal with the business on hand, the result to submitted for ratification at the next general meeting. The committee too'k up the work of reviwing the prize list. Sonic slight alterations were made. The following resolution wim ad- opted. Hosolved that the news of the death of A. E. Kcycs roaches us as a grout shock and we feel that his loss to the Association in he lias for BOURASSA IN THE LIME- LIGHT Will Participate in the Quebec Provincial Campaign Montreal Muy is rumored the Henri Hourassa, has given out. a statement that he would at once cu- ter the provincial arena, starling his CP.R. CASES AT MACLEOD many years Jheen so active and pro-j campaign tomorrow. .lust what grcssive a -member will be hard plans are that loud to fill. That it is not alone our testified to by the many expressions cases of the Canadian 'Pacific Railway Company against the farmers .south cast of Macleod arc progressing. On Thurs- day, two of the men charged with the thefts were given xtheir prelimin- ary hearing before Inspector Stames at -the Macleod Barracks. Charles lircwster and Joseph- McXabb were re mandcd for trial at the next sittings of the district court for the theft of planking, 'timbers, etc., from the old C.P.H. round house and coal chutes. Each were allowed out on four thou- sand dollars bail and two securities for one thousand dollars each. The former holds receipts from Station Agent Stevens for the purchase of u good deal of material and the police this "somewhat spectacular jump into rtclion in thesc inat- Thc-re was intense excitement 4, t ,r i i A i i L.- cur city district the court as Mr. Macleod tested hun] as to his remembering the conversa- tion between Monty and Mike at the table while eating supper. He had told it at the preliminary and to test aim thoroughly the interpreter was ordered aside. It was some time be- fore the counsel and judge could get him to understand what was wanted but finally getting the idia he told in very broken English what he had understood them to say, thus establ- ishing the value of his evidence, said he did not -know the man Green at all. He was on the stand or one hour and forty minutes. TJKO painters, Harry Sellers and H. who were working on new house that -was being built for Monty gave in evidence that Phillips Was at the House Tuesday afternoon, about half- past three and had been- talking to them in the new house which he de- scribed as "his lady's house." Monty was seen by them that afternoon, also. Phillips wore gray clothes and a fe- dora hat. The question of the .hat arose from the fact that when arrest- ed hi? a black imitation fur cap which no witness yet-has identified as being worn by him pre- vious, to the murder. Mr. Sellers was quite sure the prisoner was the man but when Mr. Macleod; put it to him, "As you consider the life _if this man on Editorial Page.) the. limelight, Mr. Bourussa. would not of sorrow from the citizenship fern'say. Mr. Ikju.rassa, it is said, stated Be it he intended to put up a strong Ix) nationalist campaign along Itidopcnd- U'rs unlil nre the resolved that this spread upon and made a part of the minutes of this meeting. ent Liberal lines. Sir. Hourussa may run in St. Hyancinthe. C.P.R. oHicials. Hamilton, Oat., May Aussoin, at one time a noted boxer is dead, aged 32 years. Important Amendment to the Grain to be Will Remove Present Complaints of Grain Growers of the West Ottawa, Ont., May of the elevators that transactions HIRED MAN MAY-iQNFESS NOT DEAD to the recent conference held here, ut which the report of the Royal Grain Commission was discussed by representatives of the Northwest Grain Growers, the western railways and the grain handling interests, the minister of trade and commerce, who presided at the conference requested Mr. Mr. Greenway and Mr. Aclamson to give the subject of the proposed modification of the grain act careful consideration with a view to recommending legislation to meet the requirements of the situation. It is understood that after going into the question fully the gentlemen havi- Mrs. Guineas, it is Firmly Bcttcved, is Still Living Further Developments at Laporte, Indiana Earth Under Woman's Former Home May Contain Many Skeletons could be traced and the operators of the elevators would be free from any supposition of impropriety. It is suggested that the farmers organisa- tion should bo asked to nominate one of the members of the commission the other to be a permanent member of the board of trade. The member of the commission nominated by the fanner's organization would of course, be removable whenever the said or- ganization desired to make a change. It is considered that such a method of superintendence would afford the producers of the grain the best pos- sibilty security that their interests were not being tampered with. It is decided'to recommend to the govern- moreover, perfectly clear that such rneut such changes of a character as to make a radical improvement in shipping conditions. They will, 'it is said, suggest that substantially all the amendments to the law recom- by the Royal Grain Cornmis- Grain Tara, Ont., May Uruce Liberals nominated John Tolmie, M. P., for the .Commons and C.-M..Bow- man, the Legislature. BRANDON MAN DEAD Brandon, May 9---John A. Drisdale, one of the best known" manufactur- ers of this city, clied yesterday. He was prominent in secret society cir-. CHILD'S TERRIBLE DEATH St. John, N. B., May Howe, of Winslow street West St. John, daughter of John Howe, was cut in two by the cars while playing on the streets today. BOY CARRIED OUT THREAT FIVE MEN DROWNED New Liverpool, Ohio, May 8. A, gasoline launch on the" Ohio river, occupied by nine young. men became early this morning and was carried under a float of empty coal barges. Five oi the men wore drowned. Chicago, May Hoffman i yesterday received information 'which led him to believe that the earth un- def the house at GO Alma street, form- erly occupied by Mrs. Belle Guineas 'imiy be literally filled with tho bones of murdered men." The police in conjunction with the coroner expect to commence excava- tions Monday morning. Coroner Hoff- man's statement followed a confer- between him and Assistant Chief Schuttlcr over the disclosures just to the police. What the information is, the assist- ant chief declined to say but Coroner Hoffman declares it was by far the most important information the Chi- cugo..police have yet received. "I am now almost positively cer- tain that the woman's body found in the' ruins of the La Porto home was not that of Mrs. Guinoss but that she is .etill said the coroner. La Porte, Ind., May Harry Long, for two terms coroner of La Porte county, who assisted at the post mortem of the body supposed to that of Mrs: Guiness' declares posi- tively that the body in the morgue is that of a woman _who weighed fully fifty pounds less than did Mrs. Gui- ness, also that it is five inches short- er than Mrs.-Guiness. Dr. Long says Mrs. Guiness is still alive. titude of the prisoner has given the prosecution hope that he may soon reveal secrets which they have cn- leavored to solve by circumstantial evidence. Yesterday, Lu'Pnrtr Ind., May sharp cont. st between the prosecution and the defense in the'.case- of Ray" Lam- phere, who is accused of having caus- ed the deaths of somo of the persons whose- bodies have Wn found buri-.d in tin; Guiness farm yard is indicated today. H. Word came as a Sergeant to Lethbridgc where he has lived ever since. lie left the police force about len years ago. Mr. llalliday went to the hospital si bout a week ago. Complications set, carried him off. Ottawa, May bill amending the civil service act will probably be in which the I most important features of the new in Manitoba bill will the elimination of the pro DEAL IS OFF For some reason the deal Win. Ott and McGraw Bros, was not ready for submission to parliament. nmv is oft en- tirely. Mr. Mcdraw went back sure by poinling out a few more of Jt is understood that one of the. Calgary this morning, the glaring instances Conservative machine to PROCESS ISSUERS APPOINTED lalf both teams got vpry busy. Rounds I making a run up the left field. The Rangers got tho ball, chased up the wcrc of at tho water line field, a long shot bounded off ross-polr into the fit-Id and thcj whether they or egg j shells. It. is the men than can shoot the straighlsj-st and stand punishment kicked in. Time 3 minutes. Score ,lhc ,ongcsl who wip hattlcs< Northern L.iglils, Waltz, Queen of Roses. Weidt; March, Pride of the Navy, Andrews: over- ture. Jollities, Burlmlz. Concert from 9 to 10. Bancing from 10 late clerk of the Grown-in-Chancory hacl been a painstaking official and incidentaly announced that the new clerk would be attached to tho house Macleod 2, Rangers 1. Macleod took another rush but Luckett saved well. Rangers scored in two minutes on the slow clearing of a shot by Bambrick .tying the score, 2 all. The Y. M. C. soon got .ahead again as Rounds beat T.uckett with a beau- tiful shot from a pass from McCord. Time 3 minutes. Score, Y. M. C. 3. Rangers 2. The Rangers now took full charge of the play and had the best of it to the finish although the Y. M. G. worked hard. In eight minutes White scored aft< r several attacks had been relieved. With the score a tic, both teams went into it but the visitors had used the power given it by thei.vnt system of annual statutory in- (Jeo. Biuld has been recommended i i present system to disi'rancnise eiec- i creases instead of tors for parly purposes. He doclar- j which has hitherto ed that for every ton or fifteen Con-1 all employees on the permanent- staff ner. has been gazetted process issuer servalivos now wrongfully on the; get regular yearly increases until tho. Taber. the arrangement for process issuer at Raymond, .'xisted whereby j n. p. Munroe, Postmaster at Ta- Manitoba lists there was only or.c j maximum for class is reached. Liberal who should be struck off and! the government proposes that herc- H. P. Mnnroe. postmaster at. Tab- er, has boon recommended as rvgis- LO ivj. i from 11 -to 12. Si.3? on the staff instead of the privy coun- their aupenonty by i i f the last coal in 17 minutes. ner couple. Extra-ladies, 25c. cil office. Jhe last goal in 17 minutes. During the remaining five as well as fift.-en minutes previous, the game was played in comparative darkness. For the Y. M. C- forward line, Forbes at centre Is.ilf and Marr at i full back played good ball, while for! the Rangers, Ferris and Holborton were the most The Macleod. Y. M. Bam- brick; bncks, T. Mnrr; half- backs, Patterson. Burko; for- wards. iMcConl Greensmith, Doncy, Grady, Rands. Lethbridgo Luckett; backs, Ferris, Oarr; half-backs, Thompson, Wis.sett; forwards, Mullen, Holberton. White, Graham and Norrey. his statement was bnckerl np by spe- after increases shall only be grant ed; trar of Vital Statistics at Taber. cific cases in point. Mr. Monk followed. leach year on the recommendation of declaring the tho deputy ministers. Thus the bus- present hill was crooked, iness-like of retarding civil COLBORNE HORSEMAN DEAD Yeomnns. a ions and wicked, but his premise was service employers on the basis of I well known and popular livrryman not backed up by logical argument .merit alone tht' drones oi the hero. ed suddenly on the. real point at, issue, namely, jservice will have to be conti-nt with tho necessity for some remedy fortheilnc minimum amount allowed for recognized anomalies in Manitolin. their respective class. was an ardent horseman and had on- trirs at race H meetings in ali parts of was 50 years old. Jl is also th" intention to re-classi- i------- The Opposition speakers again re-1 newed their threats of keeping up ifv their present obstruction to the 'hnt intention to di. sipht and it under of ability and the over- various departments or Tor an ir.dofmitc time and as the vid< servings into two main class- 'branches. government has no intention of back- which may be as th.v Tli ing down from the position which administrative class and clerical c-sts. the crater body ,1 .4 i writer r-luss In the former were in-, tho service who are employed i force of nnd fi-irts nm- i wt il'-' force of logic and weight of facts am- ply justify. The debate promises to continue- for some davs yet. clerical class, as term sug- of prm- 'cliided all officials who hold respon- j rip-ally in the clerical work under the sible positions thr exercise [supervision of the higher officials. ;