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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 23, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta CENTS Was of Good Family bul Liquor and Drugs Got the Best of Him One-time house sin-scon in Dublin General Hospital, a gradual.) erf Uub- honors. Or. Cbatlerton Spencer found Uead in bed in a rear room in lao Cosmopolitan Hotel, between clgn- nud nine o'clock this rnurninE HI c'liiv high social rosltlon in Ireland. Death was induced by a cold >.hlc 1-ad troubled Ihe doctor of 1st' bringing on asthma, of'which be had. complained lo sonic of Iho of tho hotel. M S.IO Ihis morning, be; was seen by Detective-Sergeant Krou- then on his morning rounds.. The detective had spoKen to him. and ask- ed' if he -Milled medical attenlion, liut deceased refused, saying thai he. would soon be. betlcr. At nine o'- clock, Winmcoll, who rooms nl the hotel, "carae down stairs, and went to Spencer's room. Spencer was King on the bed, dead or dying. Tile voliee slallou was telephoned, and Campbell binned to the ecene, bin .Spencer had expired before bis arnv- Coroner Humphries was notified and on genera! principles or.lercd an inquest A jury composed ot C. C Pagr.uclo forcroan; H. G. Long, li. C Slcwdit, E. Theobald. Walter Whit ney, and Lawrence Mero. was sworn In.' Alter viewing the body, Lee Sues ot'-tbe hotel, wjs called a a He had known Dr. Spen cer for a Icug time: knew him to b .1 heavy IM he had bee cent to Jail orlhrcn tiinc-a ill It last two" years' oif that account, F had been-staling at-the Cosmopol since getting out of.ja nbout three v.-f'cks SEO, and hnd bee drinking ir.odcralelv. coniJiaBed' cf 'not ftelKg fce and tried to get a doctor lo attend, him, but unsuccessful. Tbo evidence .of Thomas Winnlcott was of much tbe saraa'character. He had found Spencer dead this meaning shortly after S.30. -He also bad known the to be of Intern jieratc l_5st Man to Set Him Detective Krcairig-was the last rr.a to see Spencer When lie cal oil al the hotel Ibis 'morning: Ihe dc ceased was sitting In the sitting room ol Iho complained lof no feeling well, tiut said he did .not nee n doctor. Dr. Cninpbcll said he hid the bodyi'.TJic fnce bore signs o NEITHER MAN NOR PLACE OF ENTRANCE WAS FOUND BY THE POLICE liCQCrai rt'------- university, where he look tho de- Arthur of Conuaught may succeed his trcc of Doctor of Medicine, witu WfSi 115s Royal Highness, the Duke of Couunught, as Governor-General ot imlnion, Is cxlremels improli Prince Arthur Is much too use- died In icnury and want, thousands fu) on missions to be of miles from his relatives who oc- SJareJ for an ciiended term away At nine Ian evening tuo clerks o( tbc llajr L.irdware 6lor were atout to enter tbe iiri-inUes when the-v saw a u'an in the nore al he ammunition and lire arm counter. Tbey turned in a were certain Lbey feaw tbe man. and Ihis morning a special investigation was made, ihe police finding al the rear door a smal whicu, H Is believed, in tiling kVys lo open the door, pullce are keeping a sharp look-ou fm- petty robberies sinco Ihe burglar ot Musc'oviteb's sccood-baud store na reported a few days ago. Jierlin .May ern Knglauu, al present the guesi ot Era- pefor William here, spo'-e .irnc-stly toiby on the- necessity of IL-j tenance ot pe.w.e. in reiijii.g to -HE ANGLICAN CLEBGY MET AND LAUNCHED THE CHURCH UNITY LEAGUE May consider- ible cnlhusiasiu ll.e chu.cii unity le.i- auspice-s at the Church ot the lle- Jeeitier last nighl- MtelinSJ "ere altertoou ind auJ Hr. S) mends of Monueal, was elcc't- H vvas tbe annumiefd inti-utioa ol a step that called lorlh a protest frcra. the bishops ol r.asl- Of.iwa, Ont. May Mr. eru Canada Ai-rM 4: The eru a in the aftcinoon was connneil to ad- couslltuUonal or the sal ci .U'j'hi Tree Top coast Mr. Sinclair b> lU began a disc-vision in icddy. over the Monroe, Lethbridge City and District Towns All Going in for Good Time li Old Man I'rohs sleeps well to- night and c ci in his piebent kigh state ol fcooil hmnor tomorrow, Lethbndie ai-d Southern Albert.! will celrtratu the 31th oi May a ministration SCHOOL MARM ON TRIAL London, Piitt. a Illlant "suffragette school teacher, as charged before the" police1 masis- ate at Cambridge ously Ecltlo's fire to a fiirnlslied ance tb'ero on May, 17. Her act re- ullcd in considerable damage to Ihe ousc and-to of the university (oratories adjoining. Lethbridge Exhibition Promise to be Worth be Many Excursions Tuesday, June i4-0penins day. vVcdLCsdar, Day. Thurbday, and Di rict Daj. Friday, Silk-Citizens' and Can dian Day. Saturday, 2Sth-CIosiiy Day Every Southern Alberta Dig Exhibition'this ;car, which to be held the last week oi Jun will be named, ami every day an fort will be made to put forlh so DI er.' It has conic to be recognized as the big lair of the. south, and the board would be pleased to rcteive snjgcs- M address prCECnted> him British residents of Berlin, I' at the British enibassy.' llis uialesty said; 'The ir.-i.ena- tiou of peace la my ferveni as it was the'chief aim and obim ot my her'e life." This Is Ihe first political not.; durlnB the wedding cerec.o'iies of upero'r .Tilllam's only for bich three "croperopi and many inces aie gathered.-The Kills' wor.l ems, according to the 01111104 iv csscd In Innueulial circles, lo mlio- the chief significance of the val visits, as a demonslrAlIon of (he eaoctul and friendly relations exist- bclween the thrjjjB. powerful dju- BKin'g George and'cjnccii Mary were his afternoon the'guests at luncheon I the HrlliBb ambassador. Those reseat included ImffeiW Ciuntellor 'on llcthrnann-Hollvfeg-, anl John G. U. to (Jcr- iUUH constilulion was adopted dc-nmeftte name, the" Church I'nity .eague'ar.d explaining the objects ol the socicly. light on ,he honor of IJueea Victoria tie Good in {.lULUlt LI IL1V ment in 1STS. and dismissed in 1511, because at a political meeting he pro- three cheers for Sir Wilfrid Us had aUo been refused his time fcr several vearn tliat the Tvver.U-Kourth has been properly celebrated'in Ihis part ol the Domin- ion for generally 1'robs is wearing a frown about the time, the national Lol'day rolls and spoils the I The weatherman, however, that 1'robs will be m good humor all day loEioiruw. Let iis believe the weatherman fur once, aid prepare for la big day. In l.rlhbridgc. preparations are tes- tae made by everjone (o have a good time. A lew arc going lo Calgary lo taVc in the hosing nuteh staged by the white hopes m Tommy Hums Cups Presented, Pattiolic Songs and Exercises Given-Cadet Battalion Drill Empire Day was observed in the city" schools by appropriate eyre this aitcrnoon .from onc-lhir y lo time the schools v ton. and Berkeley ,B. Bennett arc, charged conspiracy l.i de- the par, m tne fraud Dr. Tliors'ch, of_ Vienna, cf 000, wcro again brought up at BOTC slrcet csietday, v.hcn lliey. were com milted for trial. it the.siine llnjd kmr.c-ror Mch-1 olaa of llussil'.was- (he ?ucsl al lun-, du cheou of the Russian ambassador. Thc oi cadets then For tnct'xaia. be tiven jn braialion drill before night the first act ot "Lolicngrm' has jjlajor inspecting officer, been salecled'by'.Princess Vicinna M the massed school children sang "0 after which the cadets lined up and the jiWatation of .a (lag was ._ ._ Of y Hum- Louise. II tions nliicli..would _____ bylaw that their lial tlieir they have' a' one ng The ratepayer'fi in North Lctn- a IHlie j _ hpforp. nooa.lri male each day _......____irorn er Allen Jack is working s'ext week the lair enters on lap, and from now until June 21 will be a busy time in his office. this year ______ ol eicur- outside points. On dis- ;each Leth. DEMOCRATS' BELIEVE THE ACT AS IT STANDS IS FAIR f TO ALL Fred on Behalf Conerc's's; tSe" "ffag" beiili 'ny' Senior Captain- Shctlock. iThe .'presentation oi-tl.e Henderson cuu to the winning' "company was made by Dr. 3. S.'Stewaet. the Flectvvo'od school being the. fortunate The feature of Hie 'fair will be the large number sir-ation, but the br3y-w Ished. Death appeared lo bi'lrom; naluial haslerLC.l by Intcmper. Ble habits. The verdicl of the Jury was that Chatlerton of'nbridse, lame to his death between ;bc hours "of eight nhd nine o'clock lliis morn- ing in thc_ Cosmopolitan Hold, from natural causes, proaablv hastened by the deceased's Intemperate habits of Jiving. Cbstlerlon Spencer w-as one of the characters of the city." lie was sen ilow.i iioin Calgary to the jail here (-bottly after thai institution was op "cncd. A'flCT senfiis bis term lie liv- a The business "men -pi street, north, realize that their, business an en masse votev iu jm that side. ______nt cin ioo't to. defe tl.c bylaw has only'served to siin tl- _. ,i._ x-_. bridge just before noon.from Cards- ton, Medicine Hat and Claresholm. nour. ,te acton on .clhbriilge busin 10 ch n> n Agent It. O. in the cily that his 23 No ame mcnt-tb.tbc- income las sjctioa ol t bill is likely to make special runs to al occ. o'clock. L.V Hand will be on hand. There will be a general good time. Three thousand people on the grounds is tl.c slogan ol Ihe Turi Club.'for the occasion. This is'their firsl meet and they wpnt to make it a Then there will he football in the; alkrnoon al .the. Athletic, i'ark.. In. the evening ihe -District llaseball? leaBue will stage a fray at tbe same park with Warner the visiting team.. rille.'shooting at the bulls, trap shooting at .the.traps, THAT IS THE ISTORY "TOtD BY aml a fcw- other i t. .-f llislrict Celcbratwns oiher plaeeo. In "Soulhe'rn.'Alberia _------------ -'--v will cclcbriie'tomorrow, too. The. II Her. C H. Jlllchell decides Pa'ss country will congtegafB. I contest Edson, Ihe norlheni constlt-Ut Cowley, where a regiilar ,31th oi by -Hon. C. CrosJ, ecwoo now winners. The Flectwood school com c socialist, who was de exhibition drill, featcd ,n Mountain district i, dJS- 1 __ _ r-f 1 ol cel aftoV'wtii'ch the children wer Campbell, rf- l.elhbri "Hod Pave., the King. tne elcclion. That i3 the sseiw, A large 'number oi -.-parents, mem- jjii, nho Is in tion. and picnic, will ho__ >iay _ stated. Horse racing .will he the fea- ture oi Ire day there, too, although an athletic meet is also Diamond City is noted for its cele- by the senate finance I or Demociatic caucus ac- company possible Thiirs- racJ- will not likely lie extended ai- er its expiration at tlie end of the month'. Such a would be a death blow lo their business, and Ihcy-arc going to prcvcnt-it if at all possible. The C.l'.K- will continue-the work in the yard, r.nd tlic-new freight arc an absolute certainty, but no vvork will be done on-the grades over 13th stteet tinlil. the subway iucsfior, is settled, as any woik.donp corisider- not pass. T c cd lu Ulhbddge, linilng little hair, to he allcrfd consider- ince.ns'of Several times since in case the bylaw'did nc Das RM-icil short terms on lagran- cy diargcs, but after each time be was nnaWe (o leave Iteiuor and drugs-alone, anil his condition always precarious.' Had a History He- was n'man wilh a Ho.. Ions he had been in Canada nobod> He -wag rv-cll in Cal gary. o( a hlsb Intellectual ability lie hail rlsrivhigU in liis Ihe In Bublii, iTCland. firuRS got better of him, 'ami he was s'eflt by hfs faniiy. in' Western Canada. It Is be- lleveii that he received a regular re- inillancc from relnllus In the. Old Country Hi- was oC habits, and In.iflu many Crlciuls of a kind, who reg- him with liquor. During tlic hard winter of Wjicnccr was one day Into the jvullce Elation In a. state. With clotlies hanging" lo him, he was a ner wreck. police force took j.ity on him. and gelling him ninarrd him new cloihea nnd Spi-ncw promised to squares aw-ay >'or tit weeks be 'did well, but "shortly after he wns 'picked up again' In a Mono than ever. He was given three months in Jail by City Solicitor lloll, II. en magistrate, but alter coming out he .went tho same road. He nafl known lo express Ihe wlsli ninny limes .Ihnl ha were dead, M he nolhlng but a physical and moral t.rce'-f, and would he any Ms cnil this' morjhig wan (a accordaicCjWitli his wish, UDGE SAYS HE NO RICH TO CANCEL THE CONTRACT in the south 'may organise a celcbtar lion which will attract hundreSs ot residents who liav'c come from south the invisible line. Friday will be another big day. A alf hoiiday will be declared on Kri- ay afternoon to allow the citizens o" attend. This is always looked on s the hig'Jayioi although Thursday promises to beat it in at- endanct'lhis jear. A recoH rowds will he hung up. on lh nro col Inte-csled In Ihe forlhcomlng establishmenl.'o! any motor bua ser- vice for Toronto. carloads ol horses and catllc, all anil" lull-hlootlcd ani- anrt the total value will .he to Hrewry Is one ol the leading bridge every jear. Will lie Oood iijces l.itllt needs to be s.aid aUnnl ill races. ThBy will be the! best cvc held hero. Those who go to the par tomorrow will gain some o( th class of horses'cntercd. On Thurjda iwo ot Ihe Ug slaHc fafc' tie pulled ofi, and on Friday the free tor-all, the Wholesalers' Stake rac and probably Another slake race no ynt announced will te the leading tea tures of tlie card. Tho racing'star Wednesday 'and concludes-pn Frida Kline's shows- will be here. 'As a aUtaclion'thcy cannot be Hate. (Continued on pago 10) (he Ro.tnl of lent, notice of motion, wns given to h'anse lhr> night ol monthly mecling rom FlHlay nlghl lo Tuesday'.nlfeht Tbo executive of Ihe Board also eU Irtcd to urge on the Mayor the ne- esslty of sending a representative lo Yinnlpcs to before the B6arn of Grain Commissioners on May 27. Ottawa, Ant. May M.-Tbe Sena.e GOVERNMENT MAY NOT INTRO- DUCE IT THIS VlOf- TOR1A STORY NAILED Ont May In trie Com- mons this morning Hon. H.-R. Eroer-. mns son asked as to the truth of tbs dei patch from Victoria that, the Rain- .ow- Is being rilsmanticxr'an'd a scratch rew placed "oh board .BARBARA Ixmdon Wjlle. WAS ____. i Mny suffragette cars'dcmollshcd. PAGE ELUDED REPORTERS ter Hlnes Page, ihe new.Unltcd Stale.; A'mbansa'dor icvOreat Britain, parried all aUcrppis of "newspaper men lo ob- "tain an' Intorvicw When he. arrived here ai if.15 o'clock' teiday on the Hat- tie from New York. MAOE THE FIREMP.N DBONK' govi'inmcnt'siippoffora contended thai Ihe bill.- keius'a inoneij' bill.'. a third veaillng eouid rot be. by- Ihe Opposition -Liberal aenatorn nuoteil I'reriler Borrten's slalsmenl in 111 thai the DIM Is not money bill. Speaker Lan'diy will giv of D. F. member for Maple Creek, In f.. Ihe provincial leglsla'u'e' has Just returned from a .Ions Canadian tour, altempled to, speak al Doneaslcr last night. The. crowd pelted her wilh eggs and other missiles, and In Ibe end Ihe lady_ and her 4 (Oinjjanionls had lo be rescued by fire- o, men -got- "intoxicated at .a (ire this rr.orntng'.oa tho fumes -emilted -by burntflg ,'lt was a 'case o: nood Ihe symptoms were almost precisely shown by wbo .has .been drinking The lirenHjn" lost, control o legs', .inffercii "severely fron and tome of Ihcm sick They ail recovered. ruling lliis afternoon. 'Alhe'ns! Creecc, -May con. .eiueiico' of Iho reminplicn of bos tilitlcs beltveen Ihe ar.d Greek King Conslentini; of Oreece'.' Prince Ale? iind'jr and 'the Bef-'eral Elaff army, lift for Saloniki'.lhls morning. V.L, "I think there is no truth in tba latement said HO.I. J. D-, la'ien, in reply! V.'hcn Ihe house convened on Ibo Senate amendment to the- bill to in- corporate the national art" HOD. Bodolphe Lemieux again lhat the gallery be kept open on Sat; urday afternoons and Sunday. Hon, Hobcrt Rogers, -said ho favored Iho proposal arid would do all In his power 'lo'havo it 'carried Into effect Hon. Kodolphe. Lemitv asked If roslmastcr-general proposed lo intro- duce his parcels posl legislation _lhH sefslop.1 He- would be willing lo assist him In pc.ssins "5 Premier Borden; saW. lhal so far a5 be knew. It Mr. Pellclicr 3 !n- MS- dropping certain bills was- generally, consrdercJ stage