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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. AJta., Wednesday, November 23, 1910. Dr. Crippen Confessed the Murder PRESSING NEED OF .Commission Completes Work Here--Difficiuity of Getting Competent Mechanics---Waste of Methods-Need to Stir up Ambition for Ed- ucation-Robertson's Complimehtary-Remarks The first-session; of .the Commission, f year cultivated 35- acres, of.-potatoes, on which -vvas i and as a result has a snug little bank Made ;to Perfonal Secret-Gave iii Detail the Horrible He Was Led1 to :it By Belle Elihore-Hdwf He to Dispose ofltiie-Body of His Victim held Council, the city hall, yesterday afternoon at three "o'clock, was opened, by .the chairman, Dr. requesting the secre- tary to; read t-ue King's "Commission. -After-this raiher 'wordy formality Alnerman "Hatch-, in the absence" of Mayor Adams, in a iew. words 'bade :the members of, the. Commission wel- come to the'city.- -He expressed him- .self and the rest of-the citizens! as be- ing Jull, sympathy and'accord with balance of 14 .tons of tatoes left. Six tons, of "alfalfa to the acre is a common occurrence here and this year it per-ton. The coal supply itself is sufficient tq iraintadn a. goyd-sizcd city.. Next year" the output will be doubled. The bank with which .Mr. Nourse, is associated gets it's clerics largely from the old country, but asked -by Mr. Simpson merits of -s information." regarding...the conditions h'ere would presented-in. such a -manner as would-make it form an important 'pact-of -the-rpport. He.spoke the splendid-resources of'the city and dis- trict, commented on the rapid .growth, arid -development and expressed a bright hope for future... Dr. Aid. Hatch, on'behalf or-the. party, for his_ .kind words- of welcome. The Commission, lie'-sai-dy recognises-the Importance of .iLctubridge as-a centre. Being the ccn ire-ot .-the' oldest and .best, developed irrigated area in the Dominion, the centre of such a and with such, splendid transportation fa- cilities, he looked forward to great industrial -development, ..Object-- of the -Commission' "Belo-re'.'.calling-any :-_ evidence Chair- 'he expedient to ]y' the aim's and objects, of the Com- ;toJgive-an idea' work, the and how it "was'-Vcarrying work.-' 'President 'jvve are to advocate-any- theories rare .and last linquiry, a Dominion -isr a national question. We are going about, be said, studying the needs and interests.not .only of the manufacturers but'..also those of'the men and wo- 'men-they" employ-in their factories. are getting the information first hand as commission do- 1 .the- Canadian- jboy young In reply'to. a question .from the pre- sident he stated that .the Board of Trade would be glad' to devote one meeting-in the near fuirare :to .the drafting of a. report, of the needs o London, Nov.: nine; o'clock tflis .morning the tolling of announced' that the execution" Crippen place.. Shortly after-the execution of- ficial notice or Crippen's.; aeath was posted outside the prison Fath- er, -Carey -was early about" the .prison and his {ministrations were'quietly re- ceived by. Crippen. The -priest-ac- him to the -scaffold to wnich JCrippen .walked firmly.. ;He made..-no..confession or Ontr HttcrnTMrvHi-ifi .KAJVfWA. lii the 'city along the line Education. of Technical (Continued on, page 8.) FOUR MEN ilLLED INELKJLAKE'lNE Series of Fatal Accidents in ing a- Dominion work with the heartv co-operation, approval and as- sistance of the provincial authorities. Brothers, were tipped out of We take a the head of large industry and ask him how he j became for his position, how he rose from and if he had to' do. it over again, how he might iav-e been helped so that it may be learned how others may be helped to succeed as he has succeeded. Then we speak to the working men and ask them as to how they and their sons and daughters may -be helped. The rural questions, the qualifying and. training of boys and girls on the :arras to make them useful and pro- fitable in their vocation, is also re- ceiving a great deal, of attention. he SSICt, alter "C0uipi5t- Cobalt, Ont, La- -was- Jdiled in the prospect shaft Union.-. Cobalt mine .at Elk The, bucket and -the. whole_ load of-rock fell on Labelle, wno -was working directly: below. Labelie was to have been mar- ried in a few days. While making the. crossing .of Lake at the south end of the lake, Arthur and George Morin, French Canadian. a canoe and drowned. JBoth were "good canoe jnen arid if. is not surmised how the accident happened. Both men worked for the Haiieybury Navigation Co., and were well known. The bodies have 'been recovered and a double funeral will be.held at the small Cath- olic settlement south of Temiskaming tomorrow. The day after- -La-belle was killed George Annandale, a mucker at the Moose Horn mine was instantly killed description before execution Crippen .'--i London; -Nov. Evening before he died, 'confessed his guilt to" a friend unable to hold the awful secret any longer, has given. the full, facts to the Evening, Times. Grippen first referred to his-wife's, bad temper and her of aggravations. She.was" always nagging- jealous to _a, degree hardly to be always doubting his word, and in every way gave full play to her "suspicious nature, making his life-a-, veritible heir r To the outer .world she appeared" a. fine lady, .-but indoors, got up "lateC, about the in underclothes with tnrown over her, shoulders and' -always wore; hind hair curlers to preserve curls she was 'so proud. Keturnirig from 'a day's work- Crippeir tnrew in .her husband's teeth a cer- tain American -who -professed to love 'For, some ,'w-eekSi before January- 31 he had but'.the. one :-thought, how to get rid of his She suffered from indigestion, 'which.- she was takih< tablets "contal'ningjbismuth and -coat- ed with January she was, more and troublesome even than usual; ..Grlppen's patience. Became he knew the prop-. erties. of hyocsin experience iuhatic. determined' to do by- cdhif 6Urhg: --dose deadly poison prepared. "He; .prepared the .tablets" and -after 31 he gave her tablet" irapregnated with hyoscin instead ,bf ah oruoiafy 'one containing evening of February on returning home; he found his wife half dressed, curlers in her the pajaroas .jacket still around her- -nof- dinner ready "and eyerj-thirtg. ,in disorder. That night another of the tablets with. deadly. the end. She fell, into- ;a .-stupof an hour, and died m: her that night. He secret.ary oJ! ;her ?u.nti-djr., j'eI- ous and He.-. also. -found. she dran'K, a -failing of which ie -had. paid- great Oh- her -return" from America she boasted of. rich 'men wrote ioried stove which- he usedTin1 at- tempt all traces of Quiciclv_-he. cut off the head, hands; f'eet and all "parts of the which especially to woman; "With easy, slashes the knife he. "removed the bones -and, set fire, to those poor relics of ;'-huraamty the Mtehen very soon reducing' them- to asHes. -The ashes he threw among. the- refuse -'rrt the: dust hole. After- wards: :they'J, were carried away by dust .men "and thence carried to obliv-, This "gruesome task occupied days and ere he completed it; the "flesh remaining began -to, de- cay." "xu'eiif fit -pt.Jtiorrpr' and remorse overcame him so th'at he core Miohener ants Land of the Wealth Athafasca could Jiot remained .continue cutting up. wha of .the .body and he cas Hall "Guiia "and following day" he leit "the evening away- -with the ftefore about: for-some easy way of removing the evidence ''ofy- his sin from his eye and senses.-. He decided on burying what- was deft in tie Cellar. The .tasl of digging up -the loose ibricks was not a difficult one.. With the aid of a spade.and- an ..old-', iron poker pulled up''" bricks for the pur pose, and..digging: a hole in'the- earth he.pushed in'.what flesh was left and replaced the, bricks, afterwards cov ering everything over with "coal which wasjun the, "-cellar. -He then- settled himself to. forget knife 'ofitft for post 'otfortenisJ v the heavy corpse, clad.-only binations and pj'jama jacket to-the cellar. Within a .few-yards of the to provide for her V and- j cellar in the kitchen was ah old fash- t-i. ever existed.: The claims "'to" "possess Evening Times unimpeachaible authority; .that the statement. is Crip- pen's" ah somewhere in he f 'Crescent in the -garflen of 5 house lies .rustec ;.the post" -mortem knife with, which' the were com- mitted: Crippen threw the knife tnere himself. and Dan -Carney sustained bad scalp wounds through the explosion of gelignite in the. Several of ing "their studies in Canada, and sur- j the men were dowri'in the mine at the vcying briefly the U. S., go over to Britain and Europe and study condi- tions there. The effects QI the work of the Com- when summed, up in their re- port and presented to the Dominion Government and carried out by them, with the assistance' of the pro- voncial government'would, they hoped make for .greater industrial prosper- ir.y and greater industrial peace and happiness of the nation. Tie First Witness C. G. K. Bourse, president of .the Board of Trade, was the first one called to give evidence: In reply to the president's .questions he enumerat- Ji, I cue iiiuu.-iuiica nt UICVILV.) In referring 'the woollen industry j here lie stated tha-t there were 'some' range sheep in Southern Al- berta, the wool from which was ship- ped east and then back again as blan- kets. He did not see why this should be. The coal used in the mill cost 50 cents .per ton. There were no night classes, to his knowledge, in the time tout were not hurt. As there were no missed holes Annandale must nave picked into a bit of gelignite in the muck. BIG CHICAGO HOUSE SHOW Great Exhibition of Good Blooded Stock in the Windy City Chicago. Nov. an- nual horse show opened here today at the Ampitheatre at the Union Stock Yards. The judges included Alfred G. Van- city. of all kinds is derbilt, John McBouman and Henry Fairfax and Lord Decies of London, TWELVE PRIZES, AEL VERY VALUABLE; FOft CHEERFOI: WORKERS Nothing But Words of Praise for The Herald's Generous Prize Offer-Trie Good Prizes Not Reserved for the Few-Shetland Pony and Commission for the Boys and Girls The wide-awake people from the outside districts are commencing to take notice of-the Herald's great con- test. And they'should. Theret is as much to be gained outside of Leth- bridge as in the city. That's where tne contest really shines. _ One dis- scarce, and." also the commonest kind of labor. With regard to agriculture. Mr. ccssary. Asked by Mr. Armstrong what con- clusion Mr.- Nourse. drew from the fact that if was largely local capital invested in local industries, Mr. trici or section is not favored over another, just the same ag no one can- didate will be favored over.any other candidate. From the fact that towns of less than 1000 population are in. one district and the towns in the- same territory over 1000 population in an- other district, it is not inferred that candidates in the district containing the smaller towns do not stand -a chance to win the best prizes offered. Not at all. More depends en. tne can- locality from which he competes. You may solicit subscriptions from all the towns nearby, and far-by towns j for that matter. To win the McLaugh- j in-Buick auto, coronation trip (or S5UO or other good prizes, is worth your spare time, and some of your time that is not spare. Anything worth having is worth working for Anything you get without effort, (ou side of a present from a friend) i: usually of no-value at all. The Herald is not giving these val uabie prizes out of pure generosity. Tne Herald wants new names on its subscribers, to be Lieut. T. A. Thornton of the ?ne? H. LU j jjgjp a more tlme jkgy devote to getting new names than opening class they could earn at anything else. To, win a McLaughlm-Buick automo- will, be divided among a number of candidates, and the strong ones will win, out, as a matter of -course. Any- one starting now will get. in on the ground floor, as it were. If you live in the outside distrrict do net forget that you are privileged to use the long distance phone and Herald pay the toll, A let; ter of inquiry receive; at- tention. The greater the number of Questions asked, the greater will be the contest man's pleasure. I Moore's Orator in the and won the prize from a score of rivals. In the class of. saddle horses not over 1C hands, .Miss Vera Morris replied that he saw her own entry Tantalus and won but faith in the future of our city. Mr, "As a iank man- ager you have livpd in a great iranv Mr. Xoursc: "Yes." Mr. Armstrong: "You have had great experience in financial matters, how do the prospects in Lcthhridgc compare with other places you have been. the hlue Brooke of ribbon. Lieut, the 16th Lancers cavalry mare' Alice, gave Miss Morris keen competition. bile in spare time in a whole year would be considered good pay. Some one will get this car with a few weeks' Geoffrev Iworjc- 'oe or someone with on h'Vi ore foresight than you "'have? Old subscribers have a voice ACCIDEN ON C.N.R. Rcgina, Nov. spread was responsible for wrecking rail the Mr. Nourse: "J never lived any southbound Canadian Northern train place where J felt the same oec.ree of from Prince. Albert at Rethune last confidence that I feel in Lethbridge. When asked upon what lie based his confidence, he told of a man who this night. The cafe car and sleeper derailed, the balance of the train com ing on to Regina- in the voting, too. Call or write the contest depart- ment, at the Herald office. We have a cozy little office you can talk it over with the contest manager. H-e wants to convince you that you are missing a good thing if you fail to enter your name as a candidate. There's plenty of room in any dis- trict. The more names entered easier it is to win, because tuc votes] THE HERALD'S Automobile and ion Contest NOMINATION This nomination does not count as a vote and need be sent in but once for each can- didate. I Nominate (Xame of Candidate) District No. )...___ (Street or Town) Signed (Name of Nominator) Address the candidate wishes to compete for the Shetland Pany, sign name be- low. Competing for Shetland Pony Who Are Eligible. Any man or woman, married or single, of any age, or boy or girl, may enter the Herald's contest. To compete for the Shetland pony boys'and girls living, m Lethbridge or outside territory may enter, but must be under 15 yeares cf age. Boys j.u .jcaia vi age .may enter tiis main contest if they wish. Candidates may nominate them- selves or -be nominated by some friend. It is not necessary to sub- scribe for the Herald to become a candidate in the contest. Division of Territory and Where Prizes Go The territory of the contest has been divided into lour in Lethbridge and two outside of Leth- bridge. Candidates in each district compete among themselves for the i district Banff and Laggan vacation trips or- in cash and the purse of eold. All the fiandirlaros j compete equally for the McLaughlin-j Buick' auto, tne coronation trip (or 5500) and the building lots. Candidates winning a grand prize are not eligible to win a district prize. All the boys and girls under 15 years of age entered for the Shetland pony will tie grouped in one district The boy or girl having the highest vote at the close of the contest Will be award- ied the pony and outfit. All others I will be allowed a cash commission of [10 cents on each dollar of subscription money (both old an-d new) turned in. Voting Coupon Today The voting coupon is printed for the tirst time today. The coupons will -be good for the number of votes print- ed upon them if .turned in before the j expiration date. At intervals the i coupon will be for a largor number-of votes, but when ttiese large coupons will be printed is left to the option of the contest, department. Candidates introduce yourself to our old sub- scribers by Tiustling for these coupons. JJon't forget to ask ior the renewal payment when once acquainted with tile subscribers. There are many hun- dreds of people eligible and willing to first o ficial hint :as to" the iiitentiphs of- ,th ttovernment. to the. Alberta and' Great .WaterTvays." Railway .'wa in t. terday afternoon when, :'Prem.ier.: Sif ton gave notice of-a -motion: to into duce respecting the -bond's of "th Alberta and. Great Rai way Province an the -com and the rights o the Provm'ee. "The 'bill the first iixed" for Friday.- Beyond nothing was done When seen at, the sea a-.the-.; premier stated thit nothin more was "to -be said in regard to. th A, W.. next Friday. Statement. The Government, through Premie SEPTIC TANK The Lethbridge Situafdon Caused Department Trovincia. Board Health--thisrfjniofiing'." -..-en dorsed the .Belfast with' some JbUgineer.- Owen of" Government service... Hon.- Duncan .Marsh'all minister of agriculture; is instrucun'g towris.and cities to install the tanks Immediately. This action was taken as a result.of the, presentation of the ;erJous -conditions of the Belly River below the city of Lethbri'dge by Hon. A. J. McLean and W. A. 4 Buchanan; -M. P.; as it is, well known that sew- age has -been emptied into the -river and allowed to pollute" the water used citizens of- Diamond City, No. colliery and and that ty- phoid epidemics followed. JOHNSTON GETS TWO YEARS 'Port'-Arthur, Nov. the as- sizes this morning Alexander Johns- ton pleaded'guilty to a charge of man slaughter for the killing of James Fox, a cook at Greer's lumber camp near Mack's Siuiiig last month, and was sentenced bv Judge Britton to two years imprisonment. The crime was committed while Johnston was crazed with liquor, stabbing Fox in the stomach for an in: Binary griev- ance. CHILD STRUCK BYHEE TEACHER Serious Charge Is Made Against New York Woman government4- to resources; the incial party ;i of. party i' was a; f'onrier ".Speaking t< local