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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethbridge. Alberta. Monday, May Number 141 GIVEN TEN YEARS AND is a TWENTY LASHES EACH Judge Murphy Hands Stiff Sentences to a Couple of Got Off grettable Case of Wrong Prosecution (SpeL'al to Uie llcuild) far as laid in his the Feimc, Nay 26 Judgp JCIKC of Mich deeds the supreme court, .closed the spring assizes here Saturday, anil passed sentences upon the'men found guilty of different 'degrees of crime. A young man.from 'Cranbrook, who .was charged with an attempt to hold up and was. acquitted after the 'jury was out but' Kiifncieiit time "lo formallv mate up its In rendering it, Urn .'foreman, Col onel McKay, ask'ud.if it were permis- add- a rider recommending bowc method oi rcpaiation in casci, vherc it uas uMdent to tlie that a pi execution had beui iTheso two young but twcu- 'lv-three anil twenlv-four vents of age, and not the uupiepofabusbing looking, individuals that the niincl might picture 'from the' nature of the erinic of, which they were convicted, Ling Sue's Case L'ing Sue, the Chinaman from Fort Sfcccle, convicted of shooting with in- tent to.do'bodily sentenc- ed year i.n jail, sentence: to'.ruu' Iron, the time 'of arrest: Sue is cook anil running a res- tauiaut at Fort Stcele uhcn ,i luni- hei jack of laige proportions refused New York, May a letter made public yesterday denying a story charging him with intern- jiGrance, Col. Roosevelt salt! he drank about as much as Dr. Ly- inan Abbott. Beiug thus project- ed into the limelight the doctor's personal thirst becomes a matter oi1 interest. Dr. A'bbott, at his home in Cornwfill-on-tue-lludson, today cheerfully consented ur shed, light on the situation. "Col, Roosevelt has my permis- sion lo s.ij that he; drinks as> mtuh and no moie than I bind he. "I lifeu.illyfAtake .1 glass or of light wines( with my never drink or brandy except at the direction-of fi; physician, and then only- for medicinal purpose. IJeei' I never drink in :this .coun- try "When Col. liodscve.lt is in town he takes luncheon with mo at least onco a. vieek, and he fie (iuontly has been my guest at my home. 1. have ..visited'him.at Oys ler Buy and also at the "White House, and hav-e had every op- portumry to study his personal habits. "Tlie" only thing; which .Colonel Rposevelt drinks to excels it, milk He sometimes takes as man) as foui or five glasses of milk aj, a single meal. The story oC his intemperance a pecu- liiuly preposteious slundei, and I would be glad to hate >ou say'soTon my author- JUNE 3RD A HOLIDAY Ottawa, May on June 3, will celebrate the King's birthday, as a legal and bank hoi- Iday, although the observation of the day as a general holiday, as last year, will be optional with the public throughout the Domin- ion. .The statute states that the King's birth-day shall be a holi- day here, that-Its observance may be fixed by the government for? some other day. K.ng Edward" was born on November 9, but as this was a poor month for holi- days, he asked that it be celebrat- ed May 24. This was 'done. dur- ing his lifetime. ;King George was born on June 3, and'he has communicated his pleasure to the government that this day shall be observed as a holiday. Accord- ingly, a proclamation will be is- sued declaring June.S'tb be a le- gal holiday. udc, but Lite judge did not foi a mu.il he had ouleied. such a course, stating that tlie .-de-j-Going out into the street, the lumber fondant had iccouisc in a cuil at [jack bombanled the restaurant good-sized rocks and threatened thr; Chinaman with dcnfohtiou Sue, loosing' hit, tempei, took a SnU- de- ton, jf such .1 itate oi afiaus tVclbpcd and the two juen found guiltv of lobucrv anil lluealcning lo kill last March, neat s u'hcic then took noin a companion, all tlie monej he had and dhen threw, him. from the box car in they-were riding, ucre each sentenced to ten in the pcni- lentiarviwith twenty lashes each, ten 1o he deliveied dining the fust jcai and the remainder afterwards, at.the discretion of the warden. In pasbing tliih severe ppnalU His took occasion to remaik up- on the too iiH'juent occuncnce oi such crimes and he intended to prevent, so age looking and vent for that heathen lumber jack, 'Shooting holes in the atmosphere and causing ihc jack to lumber ungracefullv down a lotuement bank out oi lange of the Oriental's leaden shower. The court tonk cngnuuucc of the avattng; conditions which actuat- ed Sue.to his unlawful action, and made the sentence as short as pos- TURNED THE SOD ON THE KIFP-SUFFIELD LINE Grading Outfits Start Work at Barney "and; Grade Will be Completed West to Sundial District This Mean Much to the Farmers After three years oE promises, the of That Portion 'of Alberta of'the stefel raaj eien be laid tins bible, rcmaiking: thai a C hmamanl Ciumdla11 hllve 'lt lait com" f cnhtled lo the sarac at the hanas_of the court as would be dealt out to the King's son under similar circumstances LETHBRIDGE ON THE NET" INTERNATIONALHIGHWAY Route FrorrfPacific Coast Eastward Mapped Out Lethbi Edge enjoj s a distinctioi Vhich its most aident booster! seem to hate -failed to lealize as jet but which promises to nut this citj in the forefront 10 a mauuei entnelj different fiom anything ivhich has so far drawn outside attention Leth bridge will be on the map in a verj few jeais ag one of the main cities along the Canadian National High which is to extend from the Vt Jantic to the Pacific, a biglnsay is to do for Canada what the old Uo man roads did foi England The gieat, i raiiicontlnentdl'' ai is to pass ihiough is .the information roinejpi1 by P Luce, secretary of the recently organi7ed Canadian High- way Association, formed in New West myiRtei November Mith J. W, pi esidant ei one has lidard .of -this.'.association, "anil the stupendous task it has undei taken, thfl is to stn Up enough interest .nnong the powers that be, both Fed- eral and Provincial, to conatnict one great froni east to Most, which will form basis ot a good roads system in the Dominion, While the plans of the association aie h} no means complete, and though theh campaign is as 3et bareb slart ed, atill they have something definite in forithej have already mapped out ilieir route especially thiough, the voplfn provinces, aio natui .more, interested in the movement at fust because of the fact that it, Jmd its inception in the i (9ontinucrt on page 10) ACCLAMATION FOR GREEN May Is un derstood here that the Liberals will not contestvEast Kootenay for thp Commons, and that R. F, Green, Conservative, will be ekct- ed by acclamation. nienced actue const] uction uorK on the long talked of, mucb-iipeded Kipp- Suffield branch, a line which is to lie one of the impoitant feedeis foi the main line, ana. 'which is talked of as being eventually the southern'por- tion of a new. C P K Hudson s Bay line, via Saskatoon. Grading on tlie branch staited today at Bainey, tweniy miles north ot Tanei The gangs will work east, to connect with the grade being shov ed out from "the eastern end A large gidding outfit- left Taber on Frldaj for Barnev, anil turned the rust sod on the new line, just one milejiorch of the store of tlie Farmers'7 Supply the Suffield'.end. It is fully expected that the giade will be completed from the Bow .west, to the Sundial: district this year, and finished summer. This jn-eang active operation of the: 'line within tho next year and a. half. Some' ONTARIOGIVENSHAKE jear 'The Kipp-Suiheld line has been pio jected by the C P. R for the pas tluee Farmers ivho -went into the Sundial, Bainey and Albj dis tTicts "four andTln eai t, ago, heart (he line then, and were tolc that it be completed in a jear oi two They hoped uj vain; unti this jear, and- Sonic criCthe settleis weie out ot the countrj, The appearance of tne con struction Te'newcfl hVpe' Hecommentations 'were: made this spring-by, officials.of the iniilway com- pany the sunejs of the line to run fiom Tabor north through Ex- pauso 'coulee tc ihc Barncv to Suffield. It wus. Toionto, Distinct ;tie- 101 erf the eaith "nastfe-lt heic at ab outji" (5 this moinnig, and lasted eral seconds. At the "Western -Sani- lai mm foi consumptH es, the shock as felt by several of the patients Thric a distinct Mbration, cans lug .houses to tremble and windows to7 lattle Reiioits show-'that the quake was felt as far east as Kingston. At Hamilton, Too Hamilton, May city something of a minia- ture earthquake, shortly before .eight o'clock Ihis morning, shock lust- ing about twenty seconds vSohd brick houses were shaken, dishes were knocked otf sbehes, and pictuies dis placed on the walls ROOSEVELT HAS 615 DELEGATES HIS 'MANAGERS ASSERT :THEY WIUL CARRY CONVENTION BALLOT- FLY FROM CALAIS TO DOVER Paris, May 27 Com- pagnlfl Genei ale Trans aorinnc announceB Its decision to es- tablish a service of hydro-aero- planed, between Calais and Dover to enable passengers to cfosB the channel in about i if- icon minutes. The.company anounees that the dlrgible Astra will soon, in- augurate, the new tourist ser- vice abdve Paris and the sur- rounding country, 'The full service will be put In operation shortly New York, Maj ot the nincij delegates from state to t'hc republican na- lonal contention have pledged their Import to the candidacy, of Col. lobsevcl'ti was .the statement made a.st nigbt hy Senator Job B Dixon, lairnian of the HooscAcld nationa committee Tie reiterated his clam that Col RooiCAcH now hasjnoie than ,i sufficient number oi delegates and pledged to assure bis nomination'6n the first ballot McCoimack, of! Chicago, :wbo con- fcricd .ycnaior ai the said that 611 gales aie pledged to the candi- dacy of VolJ Senator Dn- .visited -Mr, ivho Sagamore 11111 BLACK GETS IT Montreal, May a meeting ot the directors oC the Ogilvie Jaipur Jlills Co. Ltd., W. A. Black, who came fiom Winnipeg a few months ago, was elected lo" succeed the late F..W. Thompson as vice president and managing, director oi the company LONE DRINKS WILL BE THE ORDER however, decided to. adhere to the''or- iginal surveys, and complete the line to Kipp i The Lethbiidg-e Roaid of Trade have enteied a test against the starting of the line fiom Kipp, but It ii> not )ikel> the H'estern tei minus ot the line will be changed. The new line will ti averse one of the richest fai mmgv sections of South ern Albeita, and a district where the fanners_are_ai. present, com pelted, to haul grain foitv miles to market. In tin somi try, and the line Ti-ifl produce' big eainingscfiom the start The talk is geueial that the Kipp- are of ilffi chilli1 SuffieId line eventually be the .authern enti of a new nne to me Pluti son's Baj to be built some- time in the lenr fntiiiie by tho C, P. R. In that case the line would be ex- ended from' Buff leld tbiough to Sas- katoon, and It is also' an- icipated thai the line JII.H be extend- west fiom Kipp VOTING TODAY IN FIVE i PROVINCIAL RIDINGS _____________________ J roughl to Iho city this morning by a traveller, who states that H 'began o rain when ImIn was at How stand still raining when they oft Taber.' Anderson, of the F. C. Lowes Co., who has travelled the whole country south of Le-thbrldge .very thor- oughly dining the past two sayg (hut tho crops are hi the ,best of.-1.condition, and that enough rain has.fallen to resist a drouth, of sov eral weeks. All the fields where seed- ing as Rn [shed earh arc green, covering the giound, theio is an aipple supply of moisture to bring the neV seodiiig along very quickly. IfThere has not. been .rain In the immediate.'vicinity- of Leth- bridge as In other places, but no suf- CHANGES BANK IN OP MONTREAL Cardston, May .II. Harmon, manager of the Bank of Montreal, here, succeeds K, S. manager at Ma- grath. A. G. Geddes. manager at, Oakland, 'Man., becomes matumcr liew. foring to tiie crops has been reported Archie Stewart, who ha'is 200 acres close to Lethbridge. snys that the rain of last' week did the good. The dark days allowed the. moisture to soak Into the -to the inoisliire lying, Oatent in the soil from hist full; and new grain thus has a chance to avail, Itself of the IfUent supply. Dry land alfalfa Is particularly good this spring, .and the alfalfa farmers in the Coaldnle district say that crop Is making excellent headway. Some report? of damage by .cut worms arc comi-ng In although this trouble docs not seem to prevail in any, particular district. A few farmers, however, have had small patches of grain destroyed and have re-seeded to barley. The recent rains have, put a stop to the ravages of the cut worms Taber Gets Taber, May Taber had a Koak- ng rain during last night and thi- morning. About half an inch fell, The country of the river has, bad lieavy rainfalls oft and on since aSt- Stirling, May Quite rain fell in this district r. heavy Saturday WILL PROVIDES FOR HAS BEENS WIDOW IN ST. PETERSBURG LEAVES IMMENSE TO AID BANKRUPTS Jieilni, lljv 27 oi Uie most Ijefjucsts 611 lifts just been lu.nib Tlio lieccaseil, Urn of a wealth; Rl Petcrsliurg jewcllrr, has left :i fnrluuo D( lo be dcvolfil to tlie ameliora- tion ,iTid suppoit of bankiupL men ami (bcir ilrstltutc daugbters Half ibr is lo be spent in crecl- a vimUtntm for luiikilipls, The rest of the eslato is distributed, in anmuL'ei. to daughters of bankrupts with a view to enable them -.to edu- cate for self supportmi iiintioiis 'Ihc widows' telauvcs notice of contesting her noir1 trstamcnt, aliening tliat ii made when the testatrix -was- sufTer- iig from mental aliberration. Wisconsin is Afraid of the'( Competition From This Country' NEWSPAPER CHANGES Winnipeg, Man, May Mr .Vlglit, night editor of ;thie.'.Winnipeg lelegrain, has raaigned, and wiii go to "ort William, Out, t'n'is week, to be- come editor of liio Times-Joiirnal, ot. h.it city. He will succeed JIT. E, H. Troiilman, who hni been appointed sftrctary to Oeorge ,T Bury, viip-prpsideni and general. nianage" of tho U.inndmn Paclfli. Western llndl Ottawa, May GintAi. baired from exhibit it the Wlnconum State Ettlbition thu'jtW, the State immigration authorities hav- ing proteited agalnit Canada being al- to make a BbowiQff They de- that Canadian immigration liter- ature ifc false and misleidlof, and' that this hat dlncovered hy [KO- pie, who .have been Induced from Wisconam to Oana4a, Mav returned poorer and The immigration a'Jthoritiee -at ,Oi- tawa itate that there le u fouida- tion for the chaigea againat tlielr lit- erature, but say that the Staie consin objects to loatnc food citlun't at the lato they have beea to Canada for the paat yeeiri. Wisconsin is not the first State to fuse Canada space in which ta mako a dispia'y its piodncts, thouilf'a.' few j ears ago they used to urge1 pa- nada to come and get free space thej desired. r Canada lias ahvaj a i hand when the crowd Whenever exhibition authorities burred the Dominion fiom the grouDdsf Canada has hired a building r.crc place than the eV, hioition, and has nut in a fii st-ciass, display, nhiuh has attracted freahat- ention. This will be done at Uie wia-, cousin fail yeat' Tire immigration authorities' will ee that Canada's advantages ire' made to all who attend .Qie Tlie action ot the ican authorities in barring Canada-is taken as a testimonial to the the Dominion r THE BVE.ELECTIONS V Herald Will Bulletin the Re- mlU Tonight The voting In five bjeelcc- tlons in the Province of, 4- ta Is m progress today, and the results are looked for wifh great interevt, as the conatitu represented etreteh from the Intel natloeal bniin'- dary to landing, and the result IB sure to either strengthen or weaken the tige of toe government. The Heiald will bulletin tbe results just as thc> are received, and those who wish early and curate returns should come to tho Herald. ;