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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta iNlii.v IS, THE LETIIBHrDGB DAILY HERALD TflEMOLSONSBANK INCORPORATED RwL'onl of Progress 1'oi- Five IIMMJ 19U Oaifilal Roaerve Doposils Loans Investments Total Assets Hit 83 Branches In Canada, and Auenti and Correspondents In all the Principal Cities In the World, A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT at all.'branches.. Interest allowed at highest current rate. Lelhbtidgc Branch. K.D.Joliusoii, Muiiuucr Will be Hanged at JHadeod July 26th (Continued' from front page) The PRINTERS and STATIONERS Arc MOM Sale Agents J'or SHAW WALKER OFFICE FUKNITUKE SUPPLIES They uKo cany a i'ull assortment ol' Jegal blank forms, 83.00 per hundred, and a full lino ol Slock Company Requisites. (Th6ir job printing, ruling and binding -plant is'kept busy, bill work is never clelay- ed.beyond the piomiscd day or hour. The Printers and Stationers (R. SAGE, Proprietor) SAGE'S STAND 112-5th Street South Phone 1334 FRENCH POKE FUN ATTHE U. S. flOOSEVELT-TAFT SCR'AP HELD UP TQ RIDICULE IN dLEVER CART.QON j ,Pans, Ma; 18 Tafl-Rooseiell quarrel is the s'lbjeLt of a deal of comment! ami facaUuug outicisin This phase of Hie piesidenlial campaign made by La Nation the subject of a ix-levec .cartoon on the front page. It fchows Taft and Roosevelt glaimg an- gnl> at each other and evchanging following epithets of consti- "inKLale" "Ur- "dangelous Look in H you wish to win.- Roe us Cor snaps in Farm Lauds Jhe E. C. Ludtke Land Co. MONEY TO LOAN Farm Lands a Specialty; Insurance, General Brokers BOW ISLAND, ALBERTA llu tlic Jury to view hi figure of the accused gloating through the curtain on Hie' sight of.the vvoinan in lied, and would be disapuointed The accused was unfortunate' be- cause he was the victim of circum- stances over which hd hud no con- liol The populai Idea nab that coun- sel had to convince the juij that black was while or vice verfa.i Ho did not pioposc to do this. Ho was railed snddenlv to take up the crfse. He .had nc.ei seen the pnsonei, nor was he acquainted vvirh all the dc tails of Ihe case befoiehai ,1. Fiom the evidence he hpil heard produced bv the Ciown he had formed certain impressions and deductions, which'he would bring forwaid to .assist tho jury in giving their verdict. Peculiar Features The Ciovn had taken a large am- i otint of time m endeavoring to prove a motive liu the crime They had heaid an elaborated storv of acuiB ed and deccrsrd living together us brothers, of accused, becoming In.'ntuated with the v.ife of Ins Vic- tim. The jury had to hear in mind lhat tbe crime was supposed lo huio been premediated. lint by, tho action of tile prisoner Ihere was nothing IQ show that it had been so He goes to Cotanun and gets off the train. TV.e Little Finger Through Ih-e -whole trial, he hat been waiting for, the Crown to pu forw-ard some :theory as to how thi wound iii the iliiger was caused.' Bn none was .adduced. have though 'of the -man going fo the house without il vvounded'finger. Now. think of the torture; he must have undergone he went there with the wound He had diinkg Iheie Would it be pos, slble for him to haie gone thiough all he did without having his finger noticed But no'olie'cppears to have done so As to going to the hoube in order to piove an alibi, it was un feasible Wheie was its use an hour after tbe was committed? The notion could not be held The whsic of tl.e pan ly circumstantial Therefore no pos- sibilily of; chance should be allowed to entei into tho giving Of tl.en v diet. The Buying! of Cartridges The only evidence thai bought the cnrlndgea, was the fact of iis name Ireing on the sales slip Tile salesman vvrtfc' unable to identify him Theifr was1 no direct evidence of the original tauitttier- bf shells the contained 'V' Important the Pnsonei3 Perhaps the most imuortant wit- ness was Sergt Bovver He was by himself with the nnsonei'' for one hour, and Ills manner of obtaining his statement' could nor be upheld He j 'sardine whiit had uepu'mild reg liiB priBOlicf'a asltiillon, it niliut be inoinliured that forolgnero. hold-the red coatu In great awe, and, however Innbcenl, would tremble If they con. they wero thought to be guljty of'crime.' A man who knew was guilty would not have Imndeil out the thliiBs frpm his prison- er did. lie could1 not believe that ev- erything that was said was put down III tho 'constable's. sjateinent. The Fatal Receipt It was quite possible that the re- ceipt i'or tile have been the accused's pocket and It was curious that the Crown made no en-deavor to' find out It' there was such a man as 1'oluak. If they iiad done so .'Hid failed, then the evi- dence might be worth Something As to the wound on the finger, (ho ciuiEo of it-was only an assumption on part of the Crown, and ;i man could'not be hanged assump- tion W.ia it not possible to have been c.uifaed by the flngci doubling tin dor the man, when he and so breaking the1, bone over a twig? The police had memories for iverything.against were doubtful .about matters in .his favor. It posBiblei that the hard- '.vare merchant was mistaken when identifying accused over the purchase of the' revolver, us foreigners looked Very much alike1. The man who saw Inui at Blanmoie could remember .hut yet could not remember biicli an important event as the ijurn- iig'of the 'Cosmopolitan Hotel there. The remainder of. counsel's address vas taken up in contrasting the dtf-j erent pieces, of evidence brought for rd to piove accused's guilt, In that hey were all circumstantial, and nore or less only theories The Judge's Summing Up His Lordship briefly addressed the urv If the evidence given b; the vidow as to admissions.-made by ac- used vyas to be believed, it was suf- icient as evidence ot cinne Tlw ury had to remember that the per ons in the trial were foreigners, and hey, therefore, could not take their oint of view Thr flmlnlg ci a ive was impoitant Evidence bad een given ot attempts to take the 'Ife away irom her husband These ad to be consideied as for or ag.unst pnsonei A month befoie tlje me tiftv cai U'lde-pi bee" "..r hasod The box when seen contain d forty Pnsonei admits having hot five The othei flio had to be ccoimted foi The cartildges, at oidmg lo tlio man sold Hie re- olver could not be used in the old evolver, so must have been used in lother It is possible Dutel might ave beon mistaken in Identifying risoner, but m support the receipt i the revolver was tound The aislcoat was in possession of the olice 'nil the time it was tor the :ry to consider the" probabilities of ic receipts bemt; introduced Re- trding the finger wound, it was sug- that what prisoner did after the ocoiirience was incredible, but the suffenng would have been great or hud It been caused by u 'piece ol wire, Instead of a bullet. As to tlui splinters of wood in the ivound, II was suggested bj tho that (lie.v would have boen satiuatcd nilh hlood If thev vcio In dm wound orlglmilly. The doctor hud said lliat tho Inner dressing was miss lug. If so, some one must have'med- dled with H. Wllli regard to fllantlal evidence, U is tho number'of clicumstanctb alwajs, and the wa.v In which they unite that make strength. In giving tlio prisoner the bene-.'It of tho doubt, it was for the jury to de cMe w-liat a reasonable doubt was as It apiiealed to ordinary business com- mon aensej The Verdict. The Jury retired at. and, .re- turning at ten minutes past six, gave through their foreman-a verdict of guilt) The Sentence His Lordship informed tlie.prisOn- tliat his functions as judge had now censed, and it was for.him machine of the law to pass the sent- ence usual in such, cases. Ashed If d anything to say why he should not be hanged, the prisoner .replied, "Nothing." His Lordship, then, in the custom ni formula sentenced accused to bq hanged at .Macleod Jail on Friday, July 20. The trial of implicateil in i what is known as.the der case, is held over until: it i knovui w bethei the application mad tor ft now tnal for the prisoner Db erts: is granted. .He. is held in th Mucleod barracks foi this pui pose in case the condemned man is tc have his sentence of hanging carriei out. it is understood that .lasbeu. be-allowed his freedom. And can save you money.' Try -with your business W. 1. McKeozie Co, Next Royal Bank NAMES BYE-ELECTION POLLING PLACES Returning Shortly Officer 'McMorris Wil Issue Proclamations .For Kootenay Proclamations giving Mav 30 as 'he il.ile for nominations and for polling m the event of a content, in the foithtomnig bye'electloh InJCoot- enuy will be issued shortly by Capt D C McMorris reluming officer. The numbet of polling! places is Uil Dj ridings rne piacea aie i Craubiook Mojic, CranbrooK, flie booths; Muryuville, Kimberley, Kort Steel Fort Steel Junction, Wnsa, AVatts'ourg, Benedict SKling, Waidnei, Wjcliffe, Kingsgate, St ISugeno Jliasion, Ciothei's Leask fc Johnson's Mill Columbia Ath- alinoi, Wilmer, Galena, Golden, Pal- User. Field, Thunder Hill, Deavei- mouth, fiogers Pass, Bnscoe, Ale Murdo. Fernie Wardner, Jaf- fva Blko, .Mori i ss-ey Junction, Coal Fernie Michel, P. O. Box 538 Frank Steam Coal Exclusive Agency, for South- cm Alberta Becker Yates Office, Lethbndge, Albertu Write or phone us for prices Delivered anywhere in ern Alberta Cieek. Fernie, four Iiooths, Webt, Hosmer, Spai wood, Crott 's Kelt, New Michel, Corbin, I Creaton, 'Kitchener, Bricksou, ThnimL Baynes, Waldo, Krag, Flagstone, Gllte J Arrow Parlt, Boswell, Koch's Siding. way. Kaslo Kaelo two booths Whitewater. Lardo, Poplar, Geirard, Trout Lake Ferguson, Silver CUD Mine Jlfofidel, Lake, Argenta, Queen's Bay, Hovvser. Nelson booths RIM elsioke i elstoke three booths- Big Bend tHiehard's Big Bend (Peterson's Albert Canjou, Glaciei. Wigwam, Twenty- four iiile Board, Hall's Landing, Ar- rowhead, ComaplK, Beaton, Camborno Galen'a St JLeon Roasland booths.' Slocan Siding, SIo- can, Siiverton. New Denver, Rose- berry, Sandon, Noble Five Mine, Three, Forks, McGulgaa, Nakusp, Bur- ton, Deer Park, Enterprise Mine, Ap- plcdale. Vmir Ymir, Sal- mo, Salmo, (Queen "Erie, Ar- :ngton Mine, Fruitvalo, Sayward, railj two booths, Custlegar, WestK-y, China Creek, Granite, P Devme's, ilocaii Junction, Bflgewocd, Needles, Willow Point, Ilarrop, Kokanee, Proc- or, Grey's Greek, Kvkert's Sirdar, C OMMER CE IS f I _ Mr. Lackey, the Harbor Engineer, Says THEREFORE Seed Potatoes Early Ohio's, specially picked, at per ton The fientley limited ANN Is a City of Certainties I lie Hung thai slnuds, out nbonl Port Mnnn is its absolute certainty of future Mer, ulio made fortunes in IVuw York, Chicago, Rcaltlc, V.njconvor, wore taking a gambler's clmiifc. Men who invest iu ]Jort Mann fake no chance. Toucan forecast ith rcrlainry (he fill tire of Port Mann. With its fresh-water of a great transcontmonlal mil way, ami (he vasl wealth of Canada hack of il, il will soon become the Liu-ipoo] of Canada. Fort Maun is Ihe iyonlosi eily of opportunity along all lines of trade and industry on I lie American con- tinent today. Don't Miss Your Opportunity .Buy loday. Sec our aii-enls al, onee and rcmeniLcr we own or control the mayor por- lion of (lie original ol Mann. FREEMAN-MACLEOD, Dominion Blk. Lethbridge 0. J. Amundsen Son, Claresholm Pacific Properties, Limited, Pacific Building, Vancouver, B. C. ;