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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LCTHBRIDQE, ALTA., THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1101 THE ATLAPORTE La Porte, frill., May 13.- Unless the sifting and sluicing of the powdered debris taken Irom the cellar of the today about the. Guiuess farm tragedy denied that he said llmt Ray JLamphere helped io'kill the Outness children but had no part in slaying any man except Heliegelin. "I have made no statement regarding any de- tail of'my interview with-Lamphcre except to say that .Lamphero's com- munications to me were wholly pri- vate and unless he shall liiinoeu umkc ruined Guiness farm house results in startling discoveries today, the pro- duction of further tangible evidence in the big tragedy is not likely. Yes terday's developments exhausted most of the sources of sensation in the case and the authorities are now con- fronted with the task of finding de- tails confirming the main points al- ready adduced. Just how successful they will be will probably not be revealed until Ray Lamphere is brought to trial. Prosecutor Smith has evidently mo- dified his previous determination to rush the case into court, finding that the state's side may be strengthened in many particulars. Coroner Mack iias made public the results of his in- vestigation on all the known bodies, How is Your tiie statements to the prosecuting at- torney Smith what 1 know will be maintained as an inviolable secret." Mr. Schell added that like many others he 'believed Mrs. Guiness was a devil, but lie had no knowledge of the fact, it was merely his personal opinion. Speaking further concerning the case and some of the people connect- ed with it, Mr. Sohell said, "Mrs. Guiness, asj I said yesterday, was an attractive woman in her way. She was always dressed richly and in good taste, but lu-r manner ui talking, her speech itself, her vagaries of grammar betrayed a low origin." "Lamphere is a man who drinks hard, and he lias borne an unpleas- ant reputation. Pie is to be pitied except that supposed to have boon Olei because of his training or lack of. it. liuddbcrg of lola, Wis. It is expected QJI or, more occasions recently that the mystery surrounding the bod- has into town with u roll ies yet unidentified will never be fully .The decomposed state of the fragmentary masses of flesh and bones makes identification prac- of bills which he. lias generally man- aged to get rid of over night. "Some time ago I constituted my- self a sort of civic league and went after saloon keepers in the town who Watch working al Iright? Is it keeping accurate time? We are apt to forget to look after the health ol our time-pieces until some symptoms warn us that all is not Clean- liness is as necesary fo the wjatch as for the body if. health is to be maintained. See to it that your Watch is horoughly cleaned occasion- danger from fric- tion and consequent disor- der. Bring your watch to us and let us examine it. C. JRoss Tate The Sign of the Watch Ford St., near City Hall i were violating the law and I found tically impossible. What developments are to come probably will be in the direction of a slot machine running in one of establishing the identity of that mys- them in which Lamplu re lost a te-rious man seen near the farm house ,ijght or two before. They say that but never to leave it. Yesterday they found three such persons connected with, the Guiness woman and the evi- dence-regarding John Moc, of Elbow Lake, Minn., and Henry Gerholt, of Scandinavia is almost conclusive. The fate of George Brady of Tuscoala, Ills., is less certain. Moe was traced to the farm house by means of the Photos HANDFORD best lands near the railway. We should like Mr. Ames to turn his attention to this transaction. If we substitute the Canadian Pacific iluilu'uy Company I lie Government of the Dominion, and for the throe Con- servntivo members nf three. IJheral members of Parliament how Mr. Ames' indignation would burn, how his limelight would .sput- ter, how vast on his canvas would stretch the acreage which the ing" trio had obtained to the detri- ment of public interests. How will Mr. Ames explain it? Will he say that the authorities of the Canadian Pacific Railway were false to their trust which the share- holders repose in them Or will he say that times were booming in the West, and that it was possible for a man to buy property there today, and a month hence reap handsome profits therefrom The first assump tion is so preposterous that it may be dismissed at once. If the second is the real explanation, docs it not put out MV. Ames' limelight and I leave him revealed as a rather shab- by detractor of his political oppon- ails OF CANADA Yean tl A Savings Accocit for 1 in the Union Bank of Canada is the best start on the rood to independence. or more opens an account, and with Interest added 4 times a year it will grow rapidly. Joint Accounts may be opened by two persons, 90 that either may deposit or withdraw cash. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manager. BEST BOOKS IN AMERICA he "lost it playing the slot machine but the supposition is that he go't drunk and was relievd of his mon- ey. Lamphere sent for nu> and told me his story and that is how I got mixed up in the- caso. Despite the advice of his lawyers 1 believe that ho will tell the whole truth when he goes on the witness .stand. I did not banking actions which proceeded his know personally any of the supposed visit. The' facts shown were start- lingly similar to those brought to light in the cases of Ole Bucklsberg and Andrew Helegelin. Each of the men cashed a cheque, draft, or note for a considerable amount at one or other of the and at the desks of the cashiers all trails end. It is considered probable that the investigation of the books of the banks would reveal further evidence of a similar nature. victims of Guiness. J< nhie Ol- son, i am told came to .our Sunday School once or twice but I never met her. i had seen Helogelin. He was a big strapping fellow, but T did not know him personally. T, of course, knew very well all the lawyers con- nected with the case. Prosecutor IT. N. Smith is a member of my church and leader of a large bible class. La Porte, Ind., May Gui- ness' hired man, Ray Lamphere, vig- orously denied today that he had a confession or promised any to the Rev. E. A. Schell or anyone else Lamphere is under arrest charged with complicity in the wholesale mur- ders at the Guiness farm. Baltimore, Mel., May A. E. Schell, of La Porte, Ind., in talk- Information is wanted as to (.he whereabouts of Walter Stevens, agc'd 33, who left London,, for Loth- bridge in November last. A friend wishes to know whether ha can sup- port his wife and family in Canada. NORTHWEST LANDS Globe) Mr. II. B. M.P., in his Ice- turc on the subject of the Federal Government's dealing with the North west lands, declared it was the "cus- todiuri and trustee for the great'heri- tage of the people." That is a tru- ism, it is a truism worth repeat- ing, and ft is the great the Liberal party that it has recognized its position us a. trustee, and that it has never betrayed it, A paragraph has Upon going the rounds of the setting forth the enormous ac- reage" of land that is vested in the hands? of private corporations in the prairie provinces. The Lilwral Ad- ministration, is in a position to say that not one acre of land has been granted by it to a railway company. It was the political friends of Mr. Ames who lavished Northwest lands on the land barons who now contro it. The Lauricr Government has con fined Ms land granting to actual set tiers. There are no exceptions to. tnis statement. Some thousand acres hnc enabling the settlers to procure lum- ber. Mr. Ames' favorite mode of argu- ment in establishing his thesis is that those who have bought lauds or leased timber limits from the Gov- rnihent have made money. There un be no doubt that instances ould be put forward where ;uite the contrary was the fact, but Air. Ames wisely h'xes on such cases as he imagines justify his charge that great fortunes are being made WHEAT 4 INCHES HIGH Winnipeg, Man., May wheat crop report issued by the Can- adian Pacific railway today shows wheat seeding to bo completed in most parts of Western Canada, in some districts being four inches high, a splendid showing for this time of the year, and promising excellent bar- vrtsts. grants That of out of the government ancls or limber leases. the case, it is desirable to draw attention to a parallel case which will throw light on the perennial sub- ject of his limelight lecture. Three of associates Messrs. Fowler, Mr. Ames' Conservative in Parliament, namely, Lefurgey, and Beu- Uegina, Sask., May text Hjok debate concluded its .session to- day and the second reading of the. was allowed to pass without di- mission which sat at Calgary and at which it was stated that the commit tee had reached a majority conclu- sion to recommend the Canada Pub- lishing Company and the volume one part of the Morang Company. Premier Scott declared the books were the best in America. The gov- ernment hud not acted upon this re- commendation but had accepted the The Opposition will move an amendment on the third reading to refer the bill back to the commit- tee. The feature speech of today was that hv Dr. Kllis of Moosomin. lie Morang scries complete. The Premier finished the debate with a general summing up of the ar- guments and the second reading was passed, lie made statement in in connection with his speech that produced 'a document which he dcclarjthe readers were the best in America cd had been suppressed by the gov- ernment until last night when it was inadvertently brought down. The document was the report of the com- and that the1 contract entered into by the government was the best ever en- tered by any government In any pro- vince in Canada. Mr. Billie Sharratt Ventriloquist and Mimic At liberty for Smoking Concerts, Parties, etc. Ventriloquism taught been' sold to the Saskatchewan Val ley Land Company, and one or two sales had boon inn.dc to irrigation companies. In the case of timber li- mits the land is "'not alienated, but the timber is undoubtedly the heri- tage of the people, and should be jea- lously and carefully guarded as far as it .is possible to do so consistent with the government's other duty of nett, in 1903 purchased ac- res of some of the best lands in the Northwest from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company at an acre They paid, a trifling percentage of tht purchase money down, and then with in a month turned over ac res to another admired Conservative colleague of Mr. Ames', Mr. George Eulas Foster, at an advance of per acre. These gentlemen, Messrs. Fowler and Lefurgey, toge- ther with a former member of Par- liament, Mr. Rufus 11. Pope, thus net ted within a month with- out risking in any sense of that word one dollar of their own. In addi- tion they .retained acres of the Hollow Ground as Illustrated Double Concave for Extra Heavy Beards THE RAZOR Set of Two in Leather Case Carbo Magnetic Strop There is a reason why CARBO MAGNETIC Razors are the best in the world TWO WORDS TELL THE STORY ELECTRIC TEMPERING This method of tempering which is OUR EXCLUSIVE SECRET PROCESS, PRESERVES THE CARBON in the steel blades, whereas tempering by fire, the only other method known, DESTROYS It. CARBO MAGNETIC Razors NEVER need to be HONED or GROUND in use. Do you realize what this means? Remember the MAGNETIC -THE RAZOR WITH AN EVERLASTING EDGE. Sold by C. W. GRAY Lethbridge, Alta. Why Pay for Competitors' Advts. when they're better than your Be Persistent in Your Advertising own Of course the bills are not sent to pays them. BUT, he pays them out of profits which should have been YOURS if your advertising had been better than his. A DAILY AD. IN THE HERALD WILL MAKE GOOD EVERY DAY You will continue to pay the other fellow's advertising bills, and in the same way for his automobiles, his new store-fixtures, his expansion in every you de- cide that you'll stop it, improve and expand your advertis- ing. SET THE PACE YOURSELF Make Him Pay for Your Advertising! I ;