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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Iffie Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Letkbridge. Alberta. TIjiirHday, May Number 'THE LIBERALS WILL CONTINUE TO BE AGGRESSIVE IN THE FIGHT FOR WIDER MARKETS GIVEN TASTE IFFAST LIFE Robber on Midnight Gobbled and Despite' Fusilade of Revolver Shots Made a Clean Get-Away f WO MOUNTFiD POLICE WERE ON TRAIN f Shot .il and nnssed, amateur The corporal' pulled his six-gun uckpockel, who pulled ol! a Mcv Ic t bl izc, but m the cmikncs' btunt vvheicbv he lobbed i halt drunk- shot went wide, and thinking last night was more of the sain1 coming and u fated as much c-xcile jienl as it Jesse lames had held u p lie is now vvandcung oi l man at the depot her rJO, maJr a Ucan rfcl ra-wav and the theve tllr highwayman increased his speed vis- ibh Meanwhile the icsl of the pass- bomewheie between I ct! ibrldgc and label, while his xiclu n is minus thiilv dollai's It nil happened early .this mommy; hen the 1230 uain vv as pulling out fur label Some ic previous to till! departure ot the tL mil the nimble lingered gentleman iclie veil a eclc.hr.il- ina; traveller of the stf in of Ml) 'Ihe was too much under Ihe inllu- -nco ot that a'nv loud "noise his loss until -I Sic Ua-ii was t o pull out lie raised a low Hke thousand .dollars golf c. But in the meantime Hie special C P R constable on (I'ulv at the sta- the tram engcrs looked on hugely enjoying thp piaiue lill'c taste of leal lilc A marathon aiid kepi lus'cje knowing for had been, com- tion had his doubts, on the lobbei sure that a robhcu ai ntcd, he did .mesl the man ind thercbv missed i making a name himself j j i Bill when the lii'dn vvas just pull- ing otil, the suspicions chaiacici did a double ciuick mov c wherein he .gam- ed the top of the l'aiail cai Corporal Coleridge and one 'of the constables oi Hie H N W M i'vene on the tiam and were notified look out foe the ii'an and take him .in tow V Ximh'le All went well lintil Coaldalc was i-Mchrd The liaili stopped and the officctb got oil atHhe south bide of )4he tram, and m odr for their qnar- tt v Hut the gen lleman in iiucslinn loo quick fi }r Ihem I Ic look The fender route i'ti the north side of the Ir-ini, and while the police wcie wondering whole he vvas, he hit lor 1he lall grass vvlvirh glows luxuiiant- Jv in the Coatdi'ile district. Corp. Coleridge saw nnh just as lie was topping a use distance Iiom the depot, and ca lied on him to stop "Ml Robbct vvasjin loo big ahurrv, and anywav he Had no premeditated intentions of loosening up on that hhirtj, so he jil.sl kept on running vvas executed for about: half :a mile cross iname, with the pickpocket set- ting a pace which would put .Tom J..ongbout, even1, in his palmiest days, to shame ,'1 he nolice gave it up as a bad job, and away .went'the robber and tie unknown was well set up, and vvas vveainur, ovirails Thobe are about all the cHsUncliverinarks about chccts to make him, but the police of Taber and I cthhndse arc todav watching for a iiian ansvvciing this desciiption, and think they will on ac- count of the scared look.whiGli-is surei to' adorn his countenance.', i Coffered. capture GREAT BERjA L CHIEFTAIN' SIR WILFRID LAURIF.R LOCAL BRICKLAYERS GET SEVENTY CENTS AN AVIATOR OF NOTE PASSES AWAY 'I hen bank with a ELECTION! CASE AtjAGRATH PRESIDENT BBWDOe OF CONSER- VATIVE ASSOCIATION WAS FIRST CARPET Magrath, May! 30 promises MISTOOK COMRADE FOB BEARi SanH Ste Out, Mm bj Ins best fneud foi a lieiu, Alexaidei aged 27, uat> shot jestci- d.i> at mile 71 up the Algoma. Ceuti al i ay The( men paitners which had Blondin had told him to (he if he heartf crackling in the bush Tu ictuinlng to his connade he was mistaken foi the am mal An inquest unnecessary Wilbur Wright Aeroplane Inventor Succumbed to Typhoid Uajton, 0 JO Wright .he noted aviator, died at 3.35 o'clock this, moimni; of tjplioul ICTCI Death came atlut an illness o( about three weeks., A sinking .spell developed soon after n.ldnmlit fl right had lii'en near cloath for nianv .lavs and though' his condH lion from time io lime gave somo hopes to mc-mlicrs of Ins familv, the dllcnilinc pin Doctors D 1' C'oiikh i ai'd I cv i Spitlcr, tl.roiyl.oul the latter pail o> his sickness that he could not recover. Wlirn ihe paticiit succumbed thcic verc at Ins hedsiclc mcmheib of his familv, which includes his aged falli- rr, Bishop Slitlon Wright, Miss Cath- erine Wright, flmlle, the co-invcntnr_ ol tlici aeroplane, Reuohlln Wright and Lonne Wright ol the famih icside in tins city except Rcuchlln, who lues in Kansas The pationt Was with ivplioid fever A hilp mi j irlU 1U tllfc cast On thai cia( he icturnei! to Dai Ion Horn Boston and consulted Dr. Conklin, the family pliysician. Tic took: to his heel almost immediately and il was seven! clavs before Ins case was definitely diagnosed ty- phoid for the funeial had nol Lcen completed eailv loelai J. J. LAWSON GOES TO PENITENTIARY FOR LIFE WAS TRYING OUT THE_REYOLVER Chicago, Mav bevcial shols vveie nred from Heaiboin sticvt x'ia- duct today at a number of non-union ticight handlers at work loi the Chi- cago and iNorlhwcblcrn Railroad ic- aw son in quick time, hut sinx. in the airest of Charles Stan- elapsed from Ihe time ot the shoolr{ 21 veirs old Hho of "life most sensational ing He was sentenced live days been deiailed to protect non-un Stiff Sentence for -the Man Who Shot Byron Harpell Medicine Hat, Jus- tice Hancv imposed life sentence on J. Law son on a charge ot at- tcmiilim; tu murder Bjron llarpcll on IMay 2lth somr 40 miles south ol hue lubticc was handed oufc to cabCb in Hie Insljbiy of plec-! from the lime ol his arrest lions is now in' progress in Magrath, The shooting was the result in which F. H jiTurncr, ot Magrath, old feud Roth men-had trouble a is faking action' against Piesldpnt Couple of visits ago and Harpell 01- Jindgc, of the lonservativc associa- dtrcd LaWson to leave his place tion, who is ch. cgcd w.th illesal vol- feon c tune later llarpcll was instrn- mental in having Lawson'sent down foui mbnths foi obtaining u wagon under lahe pretenses Though Ilaipell dul not the man vvho fired the which stuick ion men arrested Stanford after .1 KVbajs he is a waiter Stan- hen asked whv he lired the SIR WRID LAURIER ASSERTS THE PERMANENCE OF LIBERAL PRINCIPLES ,Vo Better Rate Than This Prevails inr Calgary or Edmonton Will Saturday bring forth a stake ot the master bricklayers oi not? Neither side knows -vet, but botb are anxiously awaiting tbc verdict A meeting of the local Bulldeis chance was held jesteidav afternoon at four o'clock, consider what should be done liom the standpoint ot the contractors .fust was decided upon is not known, but it is understood-that .they1 .will stand pat, that being their only: course, owing to the relations existing with the prov m cial Builders' Exchange. At 5.15'the of-the Buildeis' Exchange met the mason's deputation at the. Labor Temple. Nothing vvas done-_ No offer was nude to the masons ot 72ti cents per hom, as vvas rumored The masons were abkfd if they would continue to work until a saubfaclory leached The masonsicould not ans that question; stating that thev would have to then officers at headiiunrteis Tliw promised to let the biiildeis' committee have an answei in Up till noon today no answer hadjjieeii received When Ihe AlbertaijlBuilders' Ex- change met in convention heie last -winter it w as decided that an} of the local exchanges .wishing to raise the iate cents io_10 cents on the first o'AIaj lure the-.pi n-ilege of doing so It is un- deislood lljat some of the Edmonton conttactors have signed un at the 70 cent iatct The Lethbiidge founders have intimated tlieir willingness to up tlt, thai rate, to date fiom May 1 (.Continued on pag 155 Woolf's Majority Stands at That Figure, According to Latest Returns Caidston, Mai returns: received so far by Re- .turning. Officer Barker place Martin Woolf's majority at .106. Todaj woiil reached heie, though not that the polls east of WAmer ineieas- eci Woolfs majtSiit} bi 17, mak ing tha toj.viinajontj US, with the ct Cotltts to heal f i om the polls Sink shots, replied lhat he had found the revolver in the slrect and "wanted to see if il was loaded east of .Warll- ckj Stnke gave Woolt Ij! majoi Its, 111 poll w ent S to (Tin his favoi. and Heels 7 to fi. Powell gave Parrish 3 and Woolf none ami 4 li gav e Pal rish tl majoril} r from St. Kil- da, east of Coutts show that TVoolt had 20 and Hie Gi-aiii poll, further east, gave him U majont.v This makes Woolfb majontv 155 All polls heaid fiom r> ff ff ff WESTMINSTER'S NEW PASTOR NAMED Rev. Jos. Coulter First Draft of Methodist Conference Edmonton, 'May. station- ing committee of the Alberta Method- ist Conference laid its first draft on the table at 12.30 last night. Rev. A. Lytle is, slated for Pinchoi Cieek, Joseph Coulter, B. A., formerly of Wes ley Church, is down for Lethbridge; H. 11. i-Iaw, ton, B. A., B. D., goes to Taber; Jos eph Wqodsworth, .B. A., to Carman- gay; R.'B. Fliilay to U. Dal- gleish, B A to High HIT ei, Chas Bishop to Cqaliiale; .1. Tee to Barons; T. H.. L'cnsdale to Okotoks; D. Simp- son, who'comes up for ordination this jeai, to Champion, El Tmk to Slavery; R. T. Larson to Coronation; G. Gl iWebber goes'from Okotoks to Stettler, f P Beirv fiom High Riv. to Vegreville; Hdlllngsworth, ot Bankyiew, changes with W U Gallovvav, of St Paul's Calgaiy Changes from the first diaft are pro- bable "Mr Coulter js_a _ n the sunny side of 'forty, vvho is icputed to be -an excellent uastoi, has the extra qualification of being mairied to an 'cnthusias'tic church worker He was extended a call b-, the bo.ud-of West minster Church sonic time ago, but at lhat lime did not see his vv.ij clear to accept If the appointment is confiim ed on the final cliatt, Weitminsiei Church- .-will: get. ail .admirable sue- cessoi to Rev 3Ii LUIe SIR WILLIAM BUYS. PLANT London, Out, May William Mackenzie .has purchased the street railway: here, for half a million. In Masterly Speech Before Great Assem- blage at Montreal Liberal Chieftain De- livered Stirring Appeal to People of Canada HE EXPOSED THE CONSERVATIVE SHAM (W. A. P. Service Montreal, May J9 by Libeial leadeis tiom piactically every province of the Dominion, and lasticall) ctieeied to liuudreds of his l most a.dent WiHild Laurlc-i tonight spoke paity as using superior to the crush ing defeat of last September and gaining clay bj day in piestlg-e and pow el Passing lightly ovei Lioeial de-eats since the Consei vntive legime entered ipon its carcei at Ottawa, and Intel Dieting the recent Libmal successes ai, certain Indications of greater tri- umphs to follow, the leaflet of the Fe.loial Opposition evoked thunderous applause from his "solid Libeial audi- ence, applause which onlj mcieaead in fervor ivhen he launched into an aggressive attack on the present gov eminent Sn Wilfiid mouusod to fight until the last, and attacked the Conservative ministeis for abandon- ing pimciples toi office As a ti ihute from Liberals of the Dominion to their asfed landci, who remained in command Iil.thejioui of defeat, when no othei lit to lead the disorganized forcesjiLUle paitj, the banquet 1 A WORLD'S OLDEST V FREEMASON DEAD Neepawa, Man .May death occuued at 2 o'clock yes- terda; afternoon, at jiis home nine miles sontheaslT j' ,ice, ot John aged 07 ;ears two months, admitted iv the oldest Freemason in the he having joined the ol- der at the ago of twenty-one, 7r. years ago. CHARLIE HARRIS ATTACKS THE LETHBRIDGE LAWYERS LET BURNS TO MASS MEETING In order that the citizens should properly realize the obligations and responsibMitiet resting 'ipon them.in connection with the en- tertainment of the Dry-Farming Congress, it has been suggested that John T. Burns should deliv- er the address he made at' the banquet last evening to a mass meeting of citizens. Mr Burns' talk-would awaken .the citizens and enable the Board of Control to handle the situation more effi- ciently. The idea should be adopt at once. ing on Moudaj la'it The action (taken under the election act, aad interesting bccaii so of its constitu- tional significance Kntht otheii, will also ho charged "'with the s.tmc 01- fcnse 1 'Ihe case is be ng tiled liciore lus- lices of the Pcair Staccv of Magralli, and O'Hricn of iBaymomi, and is Ic- ing held in the ilown hall .1 lewis, ol Palmer and Lewis, 1 ethhriclge, is viosecutins, whtlc K f, IE conducting the' defense The court tooia was crovviled when rcase looked as n Vowd were going to staj through V jte greater lssion was iaknn Xl of the nioinmg up with a heated between tile atlorncvs on ''Nilic's l'l is the puipose ot ,tion tii show thai the de- inlii by Utidge was fin. IKIRO TAX RATE WILL REACH THE 20 MILL MARK ..........._........._ It is hai-dlj likelv that anoiher spec- liij'i m the head he immrdiatclv btanl- ml meeting of the council will be cd Lav son 1'lic lattei was- kept pnsonei in Ihe haj mow while a pa- tio! oi some ten neighbots .ill armed with guns, guarded the1 b.un toi 31 hours I'll the police arrived .mil ILIIIUI ilir iimn lulling m ll.c I...5 i to consider the tinal estimatcg foi the, The piuning piocess will be[ pioceeded with at the ing of the council io be held on Tties dav jftpumon ncxl, and KO vigoinuslv m the loft and he turned out to be'will they apph themselves Io tl lawbon Considciablc evidence wasjtnsk, that thej exoect to bring thl placcd in the box He explained Ihe shooting as an .icotdent, saving Ural th" gun dropped out of nis pocket and, went off. The iudjc however, that his The people stoiy wns inconsistent n.iisl In1 protected and life 'llicrjloro .sentenced liim lo..ho c'oiintied at I'.d- for the icsl ot lite. give a tax rate in the neighborhood iM twenty mills. This is the best 'ttje aldermen expect to be able to do this veai There is one departimJnt which he cut. 'Jown considerably, and Is the estimate submitted by the mb lieity mid Immigration This was voiichml for this his natural j one of the nldermen. win) raised I nous w the of for this one purpose, while so many needed improvements arc Ijciiig undertaken. "We simply must cut down that he said. "The Dry-Farm- ing' Congress is giving us such wide publicity this year that it. Is up to Ihe Hoard of Trade to disregard theii puuiiciu work, ana apply ihcliiaclvca to the .matter ot industries.' The same opinion was expressed I... ll.o nMmninn ol IhP special meeting last Tuesday evening. There is'another little hitch.In the milillcllv donnrtanient. which is goinR to create some when the council nsain attacks Ihe estimates. Some of the aldermen hold that, the contract for the Board of Trade build- ing has never been pass- ed by council, and that the con- tract was li't vvlthoul their nprovnl The alteraiong call..for. an expendi- ture of and If the council re- fuses to ratify the contract, the mat- ter is soing to come hack to those who signed it. The Board of Health estimates 'will also be put clow'n considerably. Thoj ask for of which several tlious and was set apart for the construc- tion .1 s.stai.l of isolation hospital cottages. This will be charged to capital reducing the cur- exnentlifuro of the Board of Health by that amount. The placing of the sanitary department In control of the Works and Property1 ConimiUse will also cut down the Board's estl mates several thousand more, al- though the expenditure, .will have to ho made In'another, department. 'ihe tax rflte question is attracting much general interest., and the out- come of Ihe council's 'deliberations In this regard'Will be closely watched. His Version of the Cause of Being Barred From Practice (Special to The Herald.) Calgary, Jlay trial of Char- les F Harris is giaduallv drawing; to .1 conclusion in Urn criminal assl7C court before ill Justice Walsu At the session jssteiday atteinoon, veiy little evidence of anv impoitance was adduced Edvvaid D Hanison, laihoad con- tractor, swore that Mi JJavies had strong objections to the 0 P. U Tlght- ofvvav going through hifc propertj Witness gathe'red from the eonveisa tion octween Hams and J3.lvies that the -Jormor was to receive that Uavies was to receive the railway foi the line going thiough his perty. Clnilcs Farlej flail is, givms evi deuce on his own belialf..said ..that lie had been instructed to cecdmgb in connection with letters of administration taken oiit toy the 'wife of the complainant.. Mia evidence, which brought out no now "facts, in connection with the'case, lasted near ly two hours. The; witness caused some merri- ment in the court roolii by .saying.tho only thing he .the ,cpm- plninant was a buckskin wall-eyed pony, which he valued at Mr. snort rose at; and in reply to the Crown prose- cutor, said that he had been ;barred bv the law society of Alberta, but denied that he had practiced since the judgment had been given asainst him. Mr. Short: "Has .ihere bcmi more than one application to-strike you off Hie roll as a barrister" (Continued on hack fl'W Laurier by. the Montreal Reform Club at the Windsor Hotel tonight was an unqualified success v Liberal banquet on such a scale as that which look place this evening quite unparalleled in the histoiy of the clti Probablj nevei befpre has such a gathering of Libeial lead- erg as that which met tonight to hon- or Sir Wilfrid, been in attendance at a single function Leaders of Liberal governments fiom several provinces wheie the partj U povvei, aat side b.v side with theli lass fortunate brethren who led Liberal oppositions in such provinces as possess such or ;anizations Practically all of the; last Liberal Cabinet vveie in attend ancfc, the exceptions being Hon Messis Cartwright, Oliver and son, while among the speakers were manj of the jonnger membeis of the p.uty who have alreadv become noted at Ottawa Telegrams of i egret were received fiom Premieis Sifton and Scott. Nearly six bundled were present, and "the capaclts of the dimngv hall over-taxed, but no one failed to heai Ihe, the, evening, Sir foi his voice was full and nevei wavered during long oration. attack. Wilfild -ivas seveje in and j th'ose directed ,al "Mr llonh, were vested, with keen in terest In fact at oiilvr one time dur- ing the entire speech did inteint Kg, and that vvas when he launched Into a long discussion of reclpiocity, review IJK once moi e the tlie decollation ol former Conservative supporteis, Hie charges ot change 9! l flonl for political ends, the cleclaT.i lion thai the liberals met defeat riot because ot the main but through a heterogenons collection of elements, the treacheious union ot Bourassa and Boiden, the unieaaoniilg seulimenl of Ontano, the lace ciy in Quebec and other causes An Inspiring Scene On ilsillg to respond, Sn Wilfrid was received with cheers, which spiead from one part of. the dining room to the othei, and grew until many m the hall stood upon the ta- bles and waved their napkins Sir Wilfrid was compelled finally to down, and when he again rowels voice vvas di owned in anothei waye ot cheeis, although he signalled and (Continued on Page 11.) CROP REPORTS ARE FAVORABLE ONLY DRAWBACK IS THE LARGE ACREAGE SEEDED BY PISC ING ON STUBBLE Winnipeg, 30 sccoi. 1 .crop icporl in the Free Press tor 1112 shows conditions throughout, Hie Canadian West to he highls satisfac loiy and vcrj in.ilcri.il piogicu Io Dcen made Only 27 poinli. repoitcd Ihe acre- age tot wheat aclnall) curtailed hv wei weather and the percentages ncre hinail, riinn ng from as low ai J per cent to as high as 25 per cent in a single instance In nearly every case the land c-ither has been ot will be icboeclccl to some coarse grain. Still there aie a stillicienl nunihor of tl.csc acreages to reduce Ihe estimate ol the last'report by fne per cent This would bring the total area m ivlu'al to acres 'I he least sntibtiicton featiiie of the whole roport is the large amount of wheat which has tK-cn disced in on stubble The planting bj this method is ven largelj connned to the nener parts ol Kaskatchenan and AlbctU, where the land is new and.shoulcl present abundant moisture continue thioughoul the season no doubt as i.nse crops will he reaped as ever from this indifferent seeding, -not a uirthod, or rather the absence of il, which makes frjp Jtrcngtli II limes ol ;