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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Alberta. Thursday, May Hi. JVilinbcr MANY RURAL TELEPHONE LINES FOR THE CARDSTON DISTRICT Local Exchanges to Be Established at Warner and New Distance Lines to Be Extended to Milk River and Coutts. The Alberta' Government Telephone Extern bos a lot of work laid out t yeai'ln the Uuidston distiict The cqustiuctlon plans'tncliido tho follow' ing. RURAL LINES line work us laid out for tins-year "Includes tuo circuits, east' of Cardston to the ,Wol- loid' district connecting the piobpoct Bve subscribers viii township three 13) i-ange twenty lour (21) and a few in nortliern part oi two (2) rangp (24) West of.Cardston there will be three mcuits connecting Mibhciibc'ib in lioavltt aad Mountain View difatnels II the domund foi luial Hues hi the vicinity of and west and south of View variants, it may be to inn a toll line from'Mountain establish- ing a cential at the latter place to provide for IVhue giouth ques- tion IB now under consideration and will bo decided, npoii lifter making a. study of existing conditions and fu't ure prospects. Work.on the lines out of. Cards ton will bo .started ,by 'the gang that now working In Spring Coulee dis tricl J Rural to ex tend south and west aiid north' ant west connecting with Magrath change. SPRING is now hi progress on rural lines; out of- this point. NEW lines east of New Dayton with, north and. south from this .main lead and o'ia short line south of New Dayton included In thiB years ,'ork Local Exchanges be built this at AVuiner and New Dayton, and ex- TWO LITTLE SPLINTERS WILL FIGURE LARGELY Did Lakatooz Fall and Hit Piece of Wood so as to Cause of Defence in Murder Trial tensions mtulo -to oxistlng exchange! to meet the reciuiromouts of new sub acrlbers. Long Distance Lines long distance'line will ox tended fiom1 Wainer to Coutts and offlces .opened at Jlilk Khpi- anc. Couttb lr eondilicms uainmt anoth er long distance line mil be bluing so as to Bive more ellicient service be tiveen points south and LptbbriUge. (Continued on page ROOSEVELT IN A DEFIANT (By 3 Staff Reporter) Macleod, May Tufles oileu ile- cide momontoua events, and it is poa sihle that little splinters tr M'ootl muy foun elemenU of senoub ijnpoit, 1'ar as the prisoner W1'- linsjsy in tho piesc'il murder IriatT discuvcioil in the Hounil in Ins little at the second dressing by Mcrviv, and arc of importance to tiio in proving its caio, The second statement reierrjl lo, made by prisoner to Constaolu Bjult- bee, and road by the'jury, contaued obscene matter with logard lions with the wife of the whfcfl accused alleged he luti, am 12 altogether unlit for publication. .The afternoon session of the court open- ed Piper, R Sr .V M P ,n tli2 witness box. Tie hai of accused ao-fari baoli as Apul 1908, when he acted as inteipreter duimg the investigations in the WiHmett murder case which took ylaai it Krant, and jor which FnU iberN is 'at present awaiting the gallows Witness deposed to taking Willip- fcky, whom he intciviowed in Ins shack, to Dr. McKay to have the wound in hii finger attended to. Ac- cused mfornied him that it was caus ed hr falluiic on a piece of wood ol He prisoner to Blairmore on'Feb. 23Dd to the hard- ware store where the cartridges in Ins possession Wfre supposed to have lieen' bought He there saw the pro- prietor, Loins Hutel, who, looking at Willmsky, saHl "Why didn't you come back and pay me that 00 >ou owed me Here Mr Palmer ob- jected that evidence should not ho proceeded with until defence had the opportunity of queitioning Scrgt. .Bowes with reference to statements Jnd evil niarks In Uic luck of the nas a bullet wound in tlie neck. On tile leli side of the head aiiothei wound. On' tliq light 'side a thud, splitting tl.e left lobe of the ceiebel- (ling ilselC in Vnvonc ot thc'sr wounds in head have death Wounds neit caused by fiuni, from bpliiudMlie victim (Continued on page Shows That Taft Was Re- sponsible for Browns- ville Reprisals 0., May new broom v, at. tied to the platform of tlie Roose- velt special train today. Co! began the second day ot his Ohio campaign m Etruiia, where he made.a speech before break- fast At. fi ffl o'clock, ami ended it at Dayton" last night. He delivered iif- teen speeches .during the daj to crouds of large size In address at Springfield, Col Roosevil criticized Taft roi fnin Larimer said he, is suji- poi tinj Sir Taft as hit, chiet, and Senator Lorimcr haa come into Ohio a number of member's "of tlfe J. M. TELLIER, M P P. Conservative..Leader in Quebec NCUBATOR LAMP "FAUlTYj SEVEN BURNED Quacoma, S. charred bodies of seven persons were found yesterday in the ruins of the home of t Chris. Pederson, near the town otrLund, in 'County.' The bodies are those of Pederson, his wife, and five child- ren. A coroner's verdict was that death came as ac result of an ex- plosion of a'n iamp, which Pederson had told the negh bors had jeaked badly. been made to pris- oner fo mjiuoe him to answer ques- tioiii, His Lotdslnp accordinglyjxulftd that the examma- lion of witness he postponed until .7 Thursday, when flergt Bowet would he present. t McKay's Evidence Dr J. W. McKay, of Frank, fol- Itmed Sergt.'Piper in the witness Tn evaniination by Mr Carrp- l.cll he said he was called the po- lice shortly after 7 on Mondat. 19th, to go to tho scene of the niurdci Ainvinq there he founit the body of deceased 'guarded by police -Kigor mortit. had already .sot JIK He Teas (oltl tlmt [the body was that ol (rcorgc LakalooK, On Ills spcoiul if the place at I) 'a in. he noticed of blood along-the trail which led from tlie boriv. Ho noiiM saj that v'hcn seen at 7 In a m. Uif vic- lini must been about, nine hours deaU A regulai postmortem was made at KRAUS CASE DECISION IS RESERVED London, May Privy Council, judgment >erved .in the following GUMS: Kraus vt. the Crow's Nest Paw Coal Co, ttd, claim under the Compensation Apt, re right of an alien to sue under the act. Kiry Cowderoy (British action for the redemp- tion of certain land alleged U have been conveyed by way of mortgage and not absolutely. BEATTIE'S BODY IS RECOVERED OTHERS iHE STARVED IN COLLAPSIBLE LIFE BOAT Yoik, N. Y.f May from starvation, thirst' and was the end of tha thiec men from the steamer Titanic, bodies were in a collapsible boat picked up last Monday hj the Stcamci Oceanic is the opinion of Dr. R S French, of the Oceanic Medical slafi One 01 tin- corpses i'j> licltwcd to be that of Thompson Beattic, of Winnipeg, A The others were piohahiv members of the Titamc't, crew, French's opinion is based on the Imd- two cimps of the Th'lid Regiment, who dlschaiged'on account oC- noUut These men are brought here bv the Taft 'managers aasat! Jiie foi what: L did at Browns- ville to try to get our citi7euD to vote against me I al- yct-ept full responsibility for I (Jo. I want you to understand that I tin hot taking back by one fin- ger's breadth any action ot mine. If I should lose every delegate in 'every state in the Union by taking it, 1 would take that notion -again I ant to call your attention to the fact that the Ta-ft managers a.t time Mr Taft is in the State himself, without one word, o? protest from him, are hying to use that in cident to mj discredit and to his ad- Now, I acted on the recom- mendation of Mr Taft when he was my Secictary Wai Col Roosevelt held up a copy of Lhe annual repoi t of the Secretary of War for 190U, and read an 'rorn it, contained refeience to .he affair "There is Mr Taft's own report, pon which I he said "I do lot shift responsibility upon Taft. I take it ali But Mr Taft should be responsible for his action, too. Does Mr .Taft now bay that HOPEFUL WINERS WILL ACCEPT IT jUay Coneid rat'on of age ctupstiou was on rogramrae at today's session of the 'ention of anthracite mine work _ which 'or reject the greement ewterecLjuto bv nittee andv the. coaj, operators iu New "ork. The men Who- had' askod for per cent inci erfsiajn wages, -were ranted a 'ten per cdSfc advance tha sliding scale dbolished. Many ol are dissatisfied with the increase granted, but the leaders of are still optimistic- and ev tpecf the -agreement to be adopted. WEDNESDAY PRIMARIES when he made that leport to me, and submitted it to Congress, he 'said what not tine. If he qaya let him give his reasons fm his change., Tic has for three years been 1'iesident, and could reinstated man or that regiment if he thought the action I took on his recommendation was i w rong I Washington, JUaj The lesult of >eslei day's primaries were' ;North' Carolina, Republicans foul delegates) Roosevelt South Carolina Deaiocrats (IS del Uninstructed. IMichigan Democrats (JO d gatesj- Unmstrurted, but claimed by Olcuk Utah. He publican fa (8 Taft Nevada: Democrats- Clark Tennessee- Democrats- Uninstruct- ed t Washington State Republicans split into two conventions, one cmloising Tart, the other Roosevelt. Nebraska Republican' Nebraska: Democrat: Clark. 61 LIBERALS, 16 CONSERVATIVES AND TWO LABOR MEMBERS Sir. Lomer Gouin Swept to Power With an Vote Went Strong for Liberals. returns from ail over the last night showed that the ..Gouin government had been ietinned to power, wifh lelatlvely greater majority than it Had in the last Legislature. Of the seats redistribution, the Liberals gained four, and the Con- servatives two, while ;a Labor candi- date v on the seventh. The neu House will thus be composed of Gl TAFT WILL NOT LET UP ON "ie Intends to Carry the War to the Bitter End Sandubkj, 0, MAI 'aft ;iot iet his attack on Jol. Roofaetelt as long as he is in he campaign lor re nomination No matter whether Col Roosevelt eases his personal attacks on the 'resident or nor, Mr Taft inrenub tu cep up big campaign of criticism of he formei Piesident, and outline the chievements of the Taft admiuistia- lou. In a half dozen of the shorter bird day he has spent on his presen onr of iila home State, the Presiden Liberals, 1C Consei vatlves and tw o Laboi ol whom iron treal and Quebec city contributed: one each. In the last Legislature there were BS Liberals and 1C Conserva- tives Sir 'Lomei Gouin elected in both Port Neuf and St. John's, bcmg tho only reprebesUlive to bo elected for two divisions, although some of his lieutenants., lan, in two, as also ('id Mr Armand Lavergne and ,1sAH Prevost Every member of the gov- ernment iv ab re elected, as also weie Mr Telller, leader of the opposition, an-d Mr. Lavergne, The result of the election K, therefore, that the two parties -will face each other, la the next Legislature, with the same lead- ers, and the same propor- tionate, forces; TJic Conservative gains are Argeu- teuil, St Levin, Champlaln, LJIslet, Pontiac and ,Tem- iscouata, while they also new constituencies of Westmount and Terniseaircingue. The latter riding had been created as a refuge for Hon. C R DeUIn, but, o'dtlly enough; he %as defeated there, and elected by a small majority in Nicolet, where chances had not been i egarded as favorable. The Liberal gains were Beauhmr nois, Compton, Megantic, Charievokrand St. Hyacinthe, the lat- ter riding formerly represented by Henry Bourasaa, who dropped out of provincial politics English Voted Liberal A feature of the campaign that apparently throughout the -whole pro- vince, with the exception -of Montre- al, the English-speaking who had been looked forward to afe sup; (Continued on 7) BIG CROWD HEARD THE PREMIER AT CLARESHOLM >s .7v Enthusiasm Ran When Marshall Went After Hoadley'on His i stration Farm (Special to The Herald.) THE. PASS ELECTRIC RAILWAY 3. j' 4> Biairmoie, May 16 is expected that will start pirly in Tune on the Past, elec- tiic railway It is announced' the fiibt btretch of mm will be built from Blairmore tf Colemaii ae. time Jor JVJi. to preaci IG dontp'ne of "no pe'fsonaiities.' 'aving called me thing in1 the titegory ot bad names, soinejhat are ot mentioned in polite society, "Mi wishes to indulge ii iss enyjimtic expressions, eai'd Hi aft, at Bucyius. v he contmued, "1 don't want bandy epithets with but I do ish to meet his unfounded chaiges. "Mr Roosevelt is now going about hi0 saymg that lie not conde- 'end to peisonahtieb with Sir ift bhouted at Mansfield "If he ad leached that conclusion two onths (150, I should not be here to talk to yon at all, but, having applied to me every name in the calendar, and now coming to Ohio, and fearing its effects, he says, 'Let's have no personalities' I am here to answet the charges that he is continuing to make, although he does not loar so loudly, and does not use so many epi i bets'. Our mei chants don't forget those things." -Air Taft spoke twelve times yester- day, including his night address here fie started out with the handicap of unusual hoaiseness, seemed 'to con quer it for a time in the morning, but in the day It returned in foim that ever, and at several little towns Air Taft could only speak for a few-minutes. Di. 'Thomas L. Hhoades, the Prc sldent's phybician, was liopotul, how- ever, that a rest Cleveland would put the President in shape to rake up sneechmaking again on Fri- day. Duiing the da> the President was tpplaudetl fierjneutlv bv, large crowds. Claresliolm, May I O O. hall was filled to capacity4 Wmi nu m-iiusi leiic gave a most hearty leceplion to Pr mier "Prbvin.pipl Tre urer, Hon. J Malcolm Mackenzie, H6n. will give the new Mlnlarcr 8. .lority goes without saying, but 1h SIR LOMER GOUIN AND TWO OF HIS CABINET MINISTERS ing of small bits of cork in mouths of tlie dead men, which IiHKMci tl.pj chcut'd to allay llalip.s ol hunger of the find-1 nig of these tiodiesi uas teporietl lincH) In wirc-lels last night. ROGERS, ONLY GOING TO REGINA Ottawa, May 15 The reported visit On Ihe finnt of tlie body Mere in the :ifck. Then' wrrc tno hullel wounds on inner as- of iljlit nrni, entry Minister of. tho .Interior, intends to attend.a banquet at -Rngina on1 30, hut no general of tlif is contemplated at present. HON. A. L, TASCHEREAU Mlnlotcr Public Works SIR LOMER. OOU1N I frtmt, Ministw of PRIVY COUNCIL DISMISSES APPEAL London, May was given in the following Privy Coun cil case today: The General of Ontario tand others vs. the Attorney-General qf Canada and others: Whether the Supreme Court of Canada has jurisdiction to entertain a reference under Section 60 of the Supreme Court 'Act, asking questions tas to the constitutional powers of the pro- vinces and as to the effect of pro- vincial statutes, and questions as to tha construction cf thi Su- preme .Court and of the British North America Act. The was diimisted. MINERS REFUSE TO DISCUSS IT HON.'C. B.'DEVLIN of, CoIonUatlon, and Harry Bentley, acting justice ot the peace, in the police court yester day afternoon, received a telegram from tho jegistrar of; the Department of Labor, asking him he would accept his appointment as chairman of the permanent commission to he created (or the investigation of li grievances arising out of the strike .igieemont reached last, the ap- pnintiueni to last during the duiatlon of the agieemtiii. This appointment is made along the lines of the ag-ree ment reached last fall, ar- 'rangcmeiit i-a made for tlie appoint- ment of an independent chairman by the Minister of Laboi, m case tiic Op; orators' association and Miners' union are unable between themselves to de-chip on a ohalmian, Somo time nKo some troubto arose at the Colomau The miners and operators failed to agree on an independent, chairman to hear the An appeal io Hon. Mr. Crothers to a jnan, and hfa choice fell on'Mr. Bentley, who yesterday accepted. Clement Stubbs and A. J. Carter, president and .secretary of the frjends of the Miurater are trying" to beat the record of the General Elec- tion, when a 104 majority rolled up, was fettle eij dcmonstra'tio'ng of cnthu- aiasin. ,He paid, a high'iributa i Mackenzie HH -.'oue ''of ;ofu the''LegIalaturei and a of mimlcijmi- a'hd Wag drawn on byjeV- erx, member, when 'bills ncre be-.'oi'e ihe House and in committee 3lr. Sifton dealt "with the railway and 'financial policy of the" govern- ment, and his expose of of oposition criticiinu greatly enjoyed Mr. made A brief, ad- dress, and thanted the constituency for lU goneroiifa tieatment in the pait and while, through prolonged and a trip abroad, he not been able to visit them as he "would haVe wished, he dad not neglected the rid- ing, as quite eiiifent at Clarejh. holm, and ia the eiteimiou of tele- phone iyetem, cpnetructiou of, hridff- es, raadB, etc. He promised, if ed to do all he could for yet be Ijig enough to whole province. y Duncjn After f r' When Hou.'Duucan tManhall George Hoadley'g .he Demouitration farmi, J the t started The lion Duncan wu in. his best mood, and be not only torejto fritters and ridiculed criticism, but held up to acorn a mail vho to be the rery al friend of the fanner f Mr had the crowd nd he kept them alternately Jauxb- UK and Vs Taken as a whole, jt ef P b-ast uiaetingB ever held hen. and he Libeials have now got vork, nnA will ioll up a big lead for lie Piovincii! Treasurer, i Hot Roait for Roblin Mr. Roblm andahe Rogeri machine Manitoba came in for rough andiing by Conaenatiye ap'eakerv in 1ft res hoi in at the opening of Dr Me- iiDan's campaign at Meadow Creek The doctor IB affront point f direct legislation, on his platform. Speakers on behalf of 'Hon. -Mai- olm Mackenzie asked him If he knew jat it was not a Conservative "policy, nd that Manitoba, at the ammet at AMnnipeg.last month, had enounced all In it ns dema ogues and con-sphators, 30 ecos ot alHer sell, their klhg, leir country and themselves Dr McMillan replied thatt he hud ttlc use for Mr, Roblin, and as for Hogprs inacbine, Dr. Schalfmier id others lenoitod to bo coming in T the election, he wouIJ not lem on his Another Conservalne sneaktr, Afr. mes McKlnney, declared the1 Con- mative iiv crooked, and said that Ilia lincfdccl Liberal speakers it them. He regretted that ConaervatiVes'in Ion, arc in tho city tmtejYhnt dooiln- this province had to cnny the load ed to .discuss the appointment, from Uwlr standpoint. jibe sins of tiic Manitoba goiemta (Continued ;