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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta of Ac CrizinJ Reguli ftr .tke Provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. Jwuws of Dominion Lands for agricultural purposes secured Jo tfcat portion of HK> Province of Alberta, lying South the Northern boundary of Town- diip 28 aud iu the-Southwestern por- tioB of the Province 'of Sasfcatcb- Leases shall be for a penod" not 21 years, and no leoseshall cover a greater area than acres. Lands leased are not subject to homestead entry or sale, but the Minister -of the Interior may cancel .leasehold, or any- portion thereof bytfving the lessee two years' not- ice. The -rental chargeable is tiwo per. acre per annum. A lease granted an applicant un- he one head of cattle head of sheep for every 60 acres applied for, and the lessee shall' to- enaae his stock so as ta ija'pos- Mwion at the end of three- years of one head of cattle or five head of Aeep tor every '20 acres leased, and Maintain stock in this propor- t'on. during the continuance of the i Sheep-grazing is permitted ott only a portion of the tracts above refer- red to" A map'showing the, sheep grazing districts may be secured on application to the Secretary, f the Department of the Interior, Ottawa. W. W. CORY. of the Minister Interior. publication of this advertisement will not be paid lor. AND SURGEON LETHBRIDaE BUrk. to noon; to p. MI.; to p. m. 86- ISii OR. C. C. CRAGG PHYSICIAN AND SUHGEOM over Drug Fmotte Office 125. House 94. Office to 11 a.m.', 1.30 4.3O p.m., 7 to 8 p.m. Dr. F. H. Mewbutn St. cor.- Burdett. r Defence Will Try to Prove the Crpwji Has the Wrong Man Charged With Murder of Blairmore Woman 9 a.m., 2-3 p.m 7-8 p. m. to 3.3 p. m. Telephone 41. W. S. GALBRAITH, M.D.C.M. (McGill; PHYSICIAN, SURGEON ACCOUCHER" Office-914 Redpath St. Ehone a.m., 2-3, 7-8 p.m El W A N T A reliable local salesman for Letli- tridge and adjoining country to represent Canada's Greatest Nurseries Largest list of hardy tho- roughly tested and recommended by the Western experimental sta- tions at Brandon asid Indian Hea'i. situation for the rierht man for whom territory will be re- served. Pay weekly: free equip- ment specially designed for western agents. Write particulars. STONE WELLINGTON Fonthill Nurseries (S50 Acres) TORONTO. ONTARIO BETTER MAIL SERVICE DTS. DcYeber Campbel Physicians and Surgeons block. 143 Ors. McClurc Stewart SURGEON DENTISTS D. Hitfmbdtbarn's new blook. n.m. to 12 n. 1 p.m. to 5 p.in DR. O. J. COURTICE DENTIST Successor to Dr. Jackson Office in Hotel Coaldale, Room 12 Office Houis 9-12, 1-5. W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, OFFICE, SOUTHAKDBtOCK AToney 'to Lend, on To wn and Farm Property C. F. HARRIS Barrister, Advocate, Notary Public Block, up-stairs. HAMILTON YOUNG Engineers and Surveyors Post- Office, Deoartment Divisions for Saskatchewan and Aiberta Creating New] Higinbotham Block, Lethbridge (Special to the Herald) Macleqdj May morning Qiief Justice Sifton presiding at the Supreme Court started the trial of] Maxime Pylypzuk for the murder of Monty Lewis, ,the' proprietress of a house of ill-iame at Blairxaore-on foe night of Novemhsr 19 last. The clerk rt 'the court read out a list of, about thirty witnesses to be called, which promises long and wearisome trial. A jury of six including Messrs. W. H. Struthers, W. Barclay, Sydney Cooper, 0. E. Bailey, J. and as to cause a slow onset of rigor mor- tis. Recognizing the weapons, he stated that the blood on was fresh when he saw them although it -was congealed. The was hot much disturbed, there being a basin half full ol water not upset. A cigar stub was on the lie considered that she had died about half past eight. To 'Mr. .Macleody Mie- witness ad- mitted that he could not say exactly when the killing took place. A. C. Beach, of the coroner who conducted "the inquest, called, testified to seeing the woman dead in tad wag -there when he Returned. Monty then told-him that he nsed not come- back o'clock usual as Phillips- to stay all night. He identified .the .jprisoner positively as the onan wh'o wag at the house. He identified the knife and? hatchet, saying' he had used them hot that supper ani there was no blooti on them then. The knife was slipped into a crack in a shelf in the kitchen in plain sight of anyone in the-kitchen. The Chink gave very clear evidence and .the ef- j fort of the. defence to' break ft down! was not effective. He was severely' teated as to his memory but could account for everything asked him. Thtre was intense, excitement in I the Mr. Maeleod tested him 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 nim thoroughly the interpreter was TRY vm Everything required ia the construction of Building, Lumber ana ail kinds of Mill Work Do uot send nil your wormy to-Calgary ami CranbrooL Help to build up Lethtyiage and a local industry by'patronizing Oilver'a Planing Office, Yards and Corner Round jLnd Botnpag Streets 35o i R. B. Allen, was selected without a house on the- morning of the 20th. great deal of difficulty. Crown prose- TIie evidence started in real ear- cutor W. M. Campbell is handling the nest Wlth the of John Synko, crown's case alone, while Colin Mac- a Slav- John Podbielan- leod, of Macleod, has ths task of Clkj testified that he was clearing the Galician. mmer at k November and r r, n- jj A-U knew the prisoner. He lived in No. Mr. Camp oell in addressing the iurv ,n ,r AT j T- i- A t 10 house and Mike lived in shack 28> outlined briefly the story of the crime A and promised to prove that the woman is close to the station. He also T j Monty Lewis -and was at her Monty Lewis was murdered, that the i bouse' on the Saturdav previous, be- o etrifl nffi n-Ms _ A j ing pay day. Three others were with, him. Mike was there before they were. "Monty told them to go homej as she was engaged by Mike. Wit-' T- Iiess went hack on Sundav but Montv had lert Prank leaving his back pav- it. away a8am- On Monday night, he saw Mike "at court when accused had drawn his pay just pre- viously, that lie had been in her louse on several occasions at that ame, that he was there until seven o'clock that night, and-the next day. at the mine. a pis. Haslett in charge of JR. 2s. W. witness paid a fine VI. P. detachment at Frank submitted tol. He saw Mike'.on Tuesday 19th a plan of the house where the murder he said Il8 to a" ook place. again. He, could- not remember fore the counsel and judge' could get him to understand what was wanted but finally getting the idea he told in very broken English what he had understood them to say, thus estab- lishing the value of his" evidence.; He said .he did not know the man j Green at all. He was on for one hour and forty minutes. Two painters, Harry Sellers and H. Gr- Slemon, who were working on a new house that was being built for Monty gave in evidence that Phillips Was at the House jn 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 i 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 he was wearing 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 this man depends upon your swearing he is positively the man you saw there that afternoon, will you swear Jhe is the Constable John Martin who was whether Mike had a moustache tationed at Frank at the time told of not on.Tuesday Obut when he would not swear to it. }is "visit to the house of ill-fame be- spoken to him telling him that he I Admirer of Burns ween Blairmore and Frank in search did not look well -without a moustachp Gay, flippant, and apparently with- out the least conception of the ser- I a. drunk. He came to Monty's Mike said "That is-my business. .lace about eleven p.m but no onej He .saw Mike at "the" Imperial hotel 1iOUsneSS Ja'mes nswered has knocks. He returned when came ja young told of visiting bout two hours later with R. b. Tuesdar H }j (woman's housV on Saturday night, tfrio-lit nf the n T> P TTn m tt Vright. of the C. P. E. hrough the side door, pen. After getting no TT H ent m and cajm W. L. Wilson Mike who had a'lot of money anditwice tw.ice oil da said he was-going into British Col-ifnd "read 41 n. t0 2r1S innbia to look for a job and if he a few volume of aocks, turned up the. hdits. He find hQ Burns. On each day MontyP'had told -em Vck and rapped'again and re- Stateg_ He gaid he .them there was a man staying-there eiving no answer went into the bed- Hs feack i aU night and he had heard a rnau-iu oom and found die woman lying in eaw.no -Uv crouching position on the her ct: covereu DJooa and ner Medicine Hat, May j os'i office divisions will be created j LICENSED AUCTIONEER. Lethbridge, Alta. in- the West on May 16th. Heretofore j Residence Cor. Ford ancj Glyn Sts. the was handled from Van-, Applications far dates may be made couver to Winnipeg but on the above- at The Herald Office, mentioned date. Moose Jaw and Cal- gary will be created divisional head-i quarters. Mr. Hyslop will be- su- j perintendent -oi- the Saskatchewan vision B. Davidson-will j have charge of Alberta With these changes it is hoped that the mail ser- vice will be more efficiently handled the company but i i the other room and twice heard him r j come from the outside through a door i in a T ib tiie "bedroom. He had. not see'n the throat cut. B> found no one in the paper, the parcel being about however. On Tuesday at half house. He and Wright then" took an- bv four inches. Witness went home past six, the man was in the bed- other look at'the corpse and went to "and Mike the west. Mike .room and-Monty went to tell him to Frank to report to r Sergt. Haslett. Mm he had slept in No. 10 quiet. The man w.as there when They'both returned with him and the before. On Tuesday Mike had! he left. Weekly Free Press Prmirie Farmer, Family Herald and Weekly Stmr, Montreal Lethbridge Herald Best" THESE THREE REGULAR PRICE AN OFFER WHICH tfEETS THE SPECIAL WANTS OF AUL CLASSES OF HEADERS. The Western Canadian reading public is made up chiefly of Persons who have lived in the west for any lengthy period 'and awr, out-and-out Westerners, and' recent arrivals from the Old Country, froii the United States and Eastern Canada. s Perhaps no one newspaper could with complete satisfaction to all these classes but by this combination offer every special need is met. x The "Weekly Free Press and JFarmer gives a recortl by of all happenings in the Western Provinces. In addition it has special departments for American and British settlers. The Fam- ily Herald and Weekly Star suppliesthe former resident ot Eastern the, news of the Eastern portion of the Dominion in detailed form i Juethbridge Herald provides the local Western news, which you LETHBRIDGE HERALD: Find enclosed for which send me Weekly Free Press and Farmer, Winnipeg; Family Herald and "Weekly Star, Montreal; and Leth- Coroner and Dr. Malcolmson. b.e was at the house the Donald A. Sinclair told of calling u c. MOORE: Directrrr-aiad' Embalrner Office Phone 102. Kesidence ASSOCIATION OF in-'the rapidly growing west, where j NORTH-WEST the changing "conditions have ibeenj; STATIONARY ENGINEERS fouad very hard to cope with "'by, the Meet in the Labor Hall every sec- department. _ ond and month. fourth Mondavs in the APPLE TReES tSLOOMING A -Number of Medicine Hat Citizens Have .Fruit Trees in Bloom Full Medicine -Hat.. May is promise of a nice crop of apples Medicine Hat district. Several places in the city there axe apple :trees' in bloom. _; Alderman McKay and ;Alderman Morrow were discus- 'sing'the question, of suitable varie- ties'of aples for culture here on-Tues- day night. Both have giiieers, and engineers out of employ- ment, would do well to communicate searching the house they found a big night before and was so rank that carving knifp and a heavy hatchet he could not go home and slept in! "but under the kitchen1 table, covered with 10 shack. j tfid blood which w.as congealed. The. To Mr. "Maoleocl. witness rehearsed I Hallovich, a Slav miner, saw at the house" between 6.55 and 7.05 not bedroom was littered with clothing his visits to Monty's house. He at- j Mike at the house on Saturday night pulled out of a trunk and bureau.. tended a christening in Prank on i and Monty told him and his corn- No valuables were found except two Monday. He got diunk and was fined j pinions that he was going to stay -or throe rings, a pair of earrings and for carrying a pistol. He worked on j afi night. He said Mike wore a cap bracelet, all on the woman's person. r Tuesday and got back after five o'-.'and a black wide brimmed hat. The rA Strait's Settlement fifty cent clock but could not swear as to when fur Cap being put on Mike, he said and a couple of rings with the stones he saw Mike but it was between had never seen it but'meant a taken out were also found. and seven o'clock. peak cap. Mike Hlenski, a compan- From Mr. MacLeod's cross-t-xamin- i did not have a very long eon- j ion of Steve's gave similar evidence. Cation of this and other witnesses it versation. Counsel here got mixed as Employers requiring certificated as were really trying to'to dates conflicting the'conversations lay the blame of the murder on one! on Tuesday and Wednesday. After Green., a particular friend .of-Monty's, straightening, out he elicited the in- with us. ROBERT NEVIN, Chief. GEO. BRTJCE, Secretary. 13-lyr i who' had written letters to her-show- formation that he Mike going the ing'that he was jealous and also-opposite direction, from Monty's on threatening her because of some RECOGNIZE THE UNION And Grant an Eight Hour Day, Re- sult of Saskatchewan Arbi- tration Bienfait, Sask., May Board a watch. He was working with the 'P. R. bridge gang on the coal either Monday or Wednesday. He stated that miners.often leave their .back pay with the company at Frank shortly after the af- j ,yhfen'going away so as'to be sure of a job when they back. faif> Sergt. Haslett, recalled.; explained was very drunk on Monday carefully the plan submitted; and, theinight when )ie put -Out o{ construction ot and stated was not Sur6 Aether he that a: person talking m the bedroom j joshed Mike about having :his motis. could be distinctly heard in the par-j.ta_Kp _ff_n_ Oldensburg trees, of; Conciliation appointed 'by "the de- Mr. McKay: who has had crops rfor several years the TJubbjess. matured "too: tuickly here, and ,recom- the .'King: and Mc- Int'osh. CALGARIANS VICTTMIZED partnierit of labor to settle the disput- es between the miners arid mine own- ers arid Domion- Collieries met yes- day. 'Judge Meyers presiding. The re- sult of the -decision is as follows: 'Recognition of the union' and the eight -hour'day. lor. He corroborated Martin'-s evi- .dence as to searching the house etc. On the table were some dirty dishes 'as .'if lunch had been served. He identified the weapons produced but j did not remember having s j tache off on Tuesday or. Wednesday. To Mr. CampbeH he said he never knew of'a man to leave "his- pay for two" months. Chinaman on the Stand Alta., May Crown A Frequent Visitor Frankie Harris, who had been an inmate of Monty Lewis' house up to Nov. 4th, and who now occupies the same house on her own account, gave evidence that the prisoner had been a frequent visitor to the house and had come to see her. When she left on November 5th, 'having returned from Coleman to get her effects, she paid Monty twenty dollars. Monty had about two hundred dollars then and generally deposited her -money in the bank. She told counsel for defence that she knew the man Green who' was a frequent visitor and had some times know that he was Monty's ODO OD meals there. She did not know that he was Monty's sweetheart, that they had quarrelled, that she gave him presents, or that they correspond- ed. Calgary., May 1 police have learned that the "Union bank and a number .of business -firms of the city had: been victimized, to a'rather large j extent by .checks to which the name of H. W. Falconer forged. Falconer-is the' western superintend- ent the Dominion of Canada Guar- antee and Accident Insurance Co. and the man who is believed to have forg- ed the checks was William Hamilton, accountant in- Mr. Falconer's office, up till a little over a week .ago when he suddenly left the city. So far it has been learned that in the neighborhood of twenty-five checks were forged and the amount will 'reach The whole thing was worked in a couple of days and he managed to''get all the checks cash- ed: Weak women should read my "Book No. 4 For Women." It -was expressly .who are, not well. The Book No., 4 tells of PORTAGE' OLD TIMER DEAD Portage la Prairie, Man., May George Tidsburjva pioneer 'of -s this town is dead, aged 83. He came here in 1873, and has held many import- leaves a grown up family'bf sons and daughters. A VALUABLE LITTLE MAP I Uawa, Ont., April SO.The Depart-; ment of the Interior has just pub- lished a special edition of a sioon railway map of Canada which in ad- dition to showing by distinctive c >1- or, each of the great systems of. the Dominion with all bran.-h. s constructed to date hut i' -also is a very mine of'information about the cfwth to date in other respects in: Western Canada, and crobable grr.wth ir future. CRIME AT HUNTSVILLE Young Man HU .Wife'and Then if? Dr. Snoop's "Night Cure" just' .-..HuhtsVille, May Smith, hovv these soothing, healing, antisep- formerly of Allandale today shot'and tic suppositories can be successfully neo Martha applied. The book, and strictly con- Goldie'of'-this'place and then endel ndential-' advice is entirely4' free, h'-; r.wn life, a Write Dr. Shoop, Kacine, .Wis. The crashing through his brain. 'Jealous? Night Cure is .sold by J. J. is" supposed to be the cause of druggist. tragedy: of the 20th when he went there in res- ponse to Constable ,'Martin's call. Asked concerning Green's letters, he said that they had not been put in as evidence at the inquest and he did hot remember what was in them. The jurors when at the house may j closed its case this morning. Later) The fact that Monty had deposited i evidence not strengthen! the case niaterialy.'" John Vreczuk, Phillip's father-in-law told Mike's story of why he left Frank, and it was con- trary .to the facts. William Reilly, of Airdrie, said: the have read them! He had them at the Prisoner told him a sti11' different barracks at Frank and was asked by the judge to put them in court. j story. The afternoon session resumed with John Pelesky, lived with Mike and did not see him Tuesday night but he was asleep in the shack Wednesday to" the "house" of j m0raine-, He never saw him again. Monty Lewis early on the morning of I A- Lang's evidence contradicted November 20th last in response to call j the Chinaman's and wrecked the of Constable Martin. He examined j Crown's case as to the time Mike-was the body and described the wounds on the woman. There was a clean cut on the abdomen and several cuts j nesses- on the neck and face. The skull was defence will call but few wit- broken, by some blunt instrument, the bones being driven into the brain in three places. The wounds of the knife were, inflicted first evidently causing her to faint or collapse. The bed as there were no traces of a strug- gle or of blood about the room. The blow? on the head had been given afterwards and any of them would have caused death instantly. He got there, about 2.30 A.m.. and 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 had been at the house on Monday night and practically all day 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 judging from examination, the woman j Monday and Tuesday. He had cooked had been dead about six hours, the meal? for him and Monty and had rigor mortis being complete. All the' conditions of the occasion were such seen them eat after..six o'clock Tues- day evening. After that he got some' no money Nov. 5, when the Har- ris -woman saw her with the amount mentioned, was established by T. B. George, accountant of the Union Bank at Frank and Blairmore, the only bank at these places. The last de- posit was made on Oct. 21 Since that she Bad issued a cheque for on Nov 7. The bank booke was produced in court and figures taken from it showed that from July 31 to November 19, she had made seven deposits, the largest of which vras and that each month she drew out exactly what she deposited during the previous month. The Prisorief-s Finances Gustavus Roxford, secretary-treas- urer of the Canadian-American Coal and Coke Co., of Frank gave evidence as to Mike's finances. He started working at the mines on Aug. 16, and up to Nov. 16 had missed only four days. On that date he drew his wages for October. In November he had worked every day, fourteen days, and had less deductions of coining to him. This was his back-pay and no demand had been made for it until Mr. Macleod, coun- sel for the defense, had presented an order signed by Phillips on Feb. 6, the day of the preliminary trial. John Jacobia, a Frank miner, told of selling the prisoner a stove, a bed, your and magazines. Lethbridge Herald High-class Job Department Is !iow prepared to cater to the needs of the District of Southern Alberta. If you need Commercial or Office Stationery if you are con- templating holding a Concert, Ball, or other form of enter- ment; if you want badges for Football, Baseball, Lacrosse etc.; in fact, if you 'want any kind of Printing done and done in first-class style, send your orders to the Herald Job Department. All orders from the district will be exe- cuted promptly and expressed where possible, with mail following receipt of orders and kitchen articles on Oct. 14 or 15 for or Accused had said boarding was too high, and that he would batch or send for his wife to come. Mr. Roxford in his evidence told of Phillip's renting a shack in October. The prisoner's father-in-law, a lit- tle old Galician from Pakan, was call- ed but Mr. Macleod objected to his evidence being taken before he had seen certain letters received by the prisoner since he WAS locked up, some of which he believed were from the witness. This witness and eight others remained to be called by the Crown. Go to Robertson's book store for In the Basement But still on top. Three Chair Barber Shop Electrical Massage. Newest Things in Private Post Cards Cigars and Tobaccos Mort. Priest g Ineneit Ftoif Litkbrttfi Mtil f ;