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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald LETHSRIOGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1309. NO. 234. ;YCZCHI is ON TRIAL FOR LIFE lurder Trial Is Being A PASSENGER TRAIN WAS BURNED Macleod, Nov. trial of fohn Kyczchi for the murder of Lngus Ruis at Frank last July was bmriienced before Chief Sif- ipn here today. M. Campbell appeared for the Jrown and the accused is defended by )olih MacLeod. i With but one or two'exceptions the ersons connected with this case are jreigners. The deceased was a "rencc Canadian who has lived rorked for a number of years fcank and was apparently well known here amongst the mining element: lie majority of the witnesses, and tere are sixteen of them, are Slavs. jit appears that a game of "Black ack" -was started in one of the min ts' shacks, known as No 5, -and that and who were both party, were the worse for li- )r. A man called Mike G-egi was iling and dealt Ruis one card more in he required, making his hand whereas 21 is the number rpquir- Ruis managed to hide one card, spot, behind his back and then Iplared his hand as 21, and claimed S? money at stake infoimed the dealer "that ills was cheating and an altercation c place m which Ruis struck Gegi, dealer, who thought 'discretion part of valor, and to quote words, said, "I Great Northern Near Spokane Lind, Wash., Nov. trainmen dead., two others believed to be fatally injured, five out of six cars on a G-rcat Northern passenger completely destroyed by fire; but every passenger safe, the summ- ing up of an awful wreck on the Nor them Pacific R. R.. about a mile from Lind, shortly after midnight. Engineer Rush who- had pulled the train to Prosser, but was riding on .the .train from that point as a pas- senger gives the particulars. The dead: Engineer L. .fire- man Jacob1 Sprangier; Pilot Tyler, probably fatally injured. 'Engineer and -fireman on the wild" engine -that collided the passenger :train. FOSTER REVIEWS HISTORY OF IMPERIAL CONFERENCES Statement Complimented By Sir Wilfrid Laurier Railway Matters Discussed In the Commons-Cost Of Hatcheries Ottawa, Nov. the House ternational waters had been compiet- Commons today the Hon. it. E. F.-s-lcd. They will be presented to the ter spent a couple of hours in re-view- United States congress and the Can- ing history of the oi.-. adian Parliament at the same time, ferences since 1887." At '.he-close Sir This cannot be done; until Congress Wilfrid extended his '.ions and added that Mr. Foster sented "a summary in a fair and ac- curate manner. The m'ecn'j'.'r North Toronto remarked racse conferences constituted the only Im- perial Parliament that at regal an-i worthy and rcprfispc- tative in every way. It must have lad a tremendous influence ;r. av.Ici- mg complications. "Maybe we shall never have any other paid Mr. Foster, "momwhil-: 1 :n-, con- tent1 with this." S.v he meets next month. Ralph Smith, Nanaimo, Imperial Conference Hon.'Geo. E. Foster, Toronto, in moving for the correspondence and papers -possessed by the government relating to the formation and work learned! of the secretary of state decided up- that thg revenue to! a'date from by the Imperial conference in 190" sale of government annuities is fle had two objects in view, one The average amount of annui-'to find out what work had been done C04. ties jssued is and a total of 426 have been issued. Fish Hatcheries George H. Bradbury, Selkirk, ask- ed: "what is the total outlay for the and the other to mark the preseut house a review of what had been ac- i JURY MAKES CHARGE OF MURDER Against Husband And Father At Uxbridge, Ont. WINNIPEG IN PRIMITIVE STATE Uxbridge, Nov. McLaughlm inquest concluded this afternoon and the jury after forty-five minutes' de- liberation brought in a verdict that. Mary McLaughlm came to her death from strychnine poisoning cqmplished by members'. Hon Foster the various imperial touched particularly erection and equipment of three fish the lotion naval J 4- 4-v.rt i rtno T hatcheries in .the, province of Manito-i What is the annual outlay in At the conference of 1902 Lord Sol- first lord of the Aduinaltv, jed by her husband, Archibald Mc- Laughlm, and that Harold and Gor- don McLaughlm came to their deaths either from poisoning by strychnine or gas fumes and from a fire in the residence in Uxbridge in which they Middlesex, was introduced to I had laid emphasis, he said, OIL _ need of one control in the case of Htm. x .IT. f j war otemergency In no sense wa-. i "What is-the annual-cost of the. fish T :_. 'x i- -the Imperial problem one of i CM! de- fnr erf protection, service m connection Tr p Ior ifence If any colony followed "this the Imperial conference; a n-coium fori connection with .the taking of spawn the expression a.t-l j aad the running of ;cst -sentiments of that .Empire. Duncan Ross, recently elected; Their, names are not yet ascertained. the Premier and Hon. W. L. Mackenize King. ,Mr. Jame- accident occurred either through or 'disre- gard of orders. The Great Northern passenger train from the coast was travelling over the Northern Pacific tracks on accbuf of' the floods and washouts" on .the Great Northern line. It was due shortly after one o'clock this morning. 'The "wild" engine started west and no sooner had it-left the station than the operator knew 'that a terri- ble mistake had been no means of; reaching it was possible. About a.mile west of Lind the wild with Lakes Winnipeg; and Winnipegosis? son asked Sir Wilfrid whether he bad ;'What -is the total received in (heresy" a country which held to i determine of one control would elected to sitfor Quebec' East or Qt- connection wi able to deal with the rav- ics singly an lived The verdict further said, "We J their places of business this morning. Every species of vehicle was press- ed into service during the day The few lights that burned in Winnipeg last night were mostly from lamps and candles. General Manager Phil- lips says that normal conditions will prevail tonight engine then accused of. Immediately: there ;was: a the causo of the trouble by Plosion awakening r every soul the The Premier replied that he had not.. Railway Matters R. L. Bordeh suggested that the correspondence in regard to the resig- nation of Hugh Lumsden, as chief en- gineer of the National T.jranscontinen- tal- Commission ibe printed. "This was agreed to. Mr. Borden said he understood that Mr. Lumsd-en had ad- a letter to Sir ier; ;but that it was -not included in passenger QoUided. ndence. Sir Wilfrid said such a, letter He on him They all left the I passenger train. Fire en- .nd outside Ruis is supposed pine was immediately communicated the equipment "and in a this they clincned and struggled j.ffie.- ehair knocked Kjczchi mcned and stru the ground Some of the onlook- fs arc alleged to stxuuk Ruis j the back the figiit was in j gress At any rato the combat-! Sits separated and Ruis ran straight the river, began swimming some logs followed-! nm and thiew something at ome saj a can, others a stone, while; in the water, and waded urj {fter him with a stick in his hand. jJRuis v as helped out of the river by ome of the ciowd and it "was disco- ered that he had a knife sticking rn- b his breast, "on the leit heart It was from this" wound fiat he died on-the following day. yczchi was arrested bv Con- ale Harrison, ieck the -foUowing day Harrison not on dutv at the time, but was Huck DJ the likeness of the accused ofa description gncn by the .oonce and consequently arrested iifeu all the evidence h.i-> 10 be iferoreted and the case w.ii probab- all day tomorrow more men -were charged ihis Horning, one mmit perjury, one with nouse me and a w there produce it. On a question" of privilege W. short.'time McLean complained of .the condition of. the "railroads, in connection with Hon. L. P. Brodcur "replied to the questions in the same-order, as fol- lows: for 1909, 550, Wilfrid told Clarence Jami-eson, Digby, that- the two va-i cancies in the NbvauSeotia represen- tation i will be shortly .filled. In reply to, a question -Hon. Rud olphe Lemieux, minister of railway s, gave'a list of names who were behind -in ;on National Transcontinental and, stated .that the enforcement of the penalties clause- j clause of .contract calling for a for- i.'feit ._ of de- bofore the corps but se The owe their lives. ear and a Deeper storm of yesterday'and Monday. cars Sid. not "leave tbe track 'and ito j.Hcrsaid the railways'in Ontario-were j this circumstance as'well, as to- the under-equipped -and the public suffered j of tbo explosion, the..passengers The railway men themselves and: the j minister of railways were so-distrust, ful of ;own.. systems that they j travelled-in private cars- j 'division of Montreal introduced a hill to am- i end the railway act. The object is.: to compel the .railways to pay their j i employees fortnightly instead of j 'monthly. Hon. Charles Murphy, sec-i retary of stato. informed David Hen- derson, Halton, that the "draft, regula-; ti'ons in. regard to the fisheries on In- final .payments are. irtade. jl: V- W jrovemests Tliis Year In the City "The amount of money spent- on the various local; improvements in the city during the present year has am- ounted to The items are cement walks, .sewers, street grading, ;u -wcit; t-Q tax inciting .x new plank sidewalks, These >are the sums which will be ad- vertised as being levied in propor- tionate shares against the property fronting on the street where the work has been done. The court of revision for the hear- ing of appeals against the frontage assessment will be held December.27. PUBLIC Mayor Herrjcvsoirhas called a public .meetiina: -of the ers for next. Monday evening at eight o'clock to discuss the pro- posed street, -railway franchise The meeting will be held in tbe Caledonian Hall. ratepay- ers given a -uhance to express their on tnis question as well as to 'iieaj the opirsiorfs of others. The council officials interested v ill attend. ft st Newfoundland hid prized their contribution To: naval, defence for Canada, Sir Laui- ifr had stated- that the government was contemplating naval confined it to safe statement of the Hon at conference of 1907 to direct and indirect services was quoted by Mr. Foster. He t'so read .a resolution bv- Smart of South Africa who offered A grinr ot money, local naval defense, or c iher services. Sir Vvrilfrid at once an nouaccd opposition to lit. rcsolutio and Mr Smart explained tha" phrase to the Opposition "otncr sei- Is Still Without Lights Or Street Car Service Winnipeg, Nov. novel ex- perience of a modern metropolis tura- ing backward to the primitive condi- tion of half a .century ago has been witnessed by Winnipeg citizens since the great power plant at Lac Du Bon net, was completed at 5 o'clock yes- terdav. _, The street cars stopped suddenly during the rush hours last night A few remained on operation today, but a vast army was forced to walk to hereby charge the said Archibald Mc- Laughlin with murdering his wife and his sons, Harold and Gordon and with setting fire to the dwelling house When McLaughlm was informed of the verdict by his counsel, H P. Cook, he simply nodded his head, showing no emotion CAN'T LOCATE PART OF x CITY HALL FURNACE The troubles of the city ball offi- cials are not over: yet.. The. heating apparatus is still put "of commission. One section of the furnace came in by express some days ago, but another piece had to be ordered. It was The city has come to the rescue of the street railway as far as in their power to operate the line and light the city. The Canadian Pacif'C also offered the company horse pow- the different and street railway lines the offer could not "be accepted. So with this assistance, er but on account of voltage in the CPR shipped by express also. Its where- jth startling Sltuation m which the abouts, however, are not known and1 V1 at the present time the wires are be- 1 1S Placcd Wl11 te considerably je- lieved though conditions are extreme- ly, critical- Mills and factories are already closing down and thq .serious It m kept hot trying to locate it has been traced to Yirden, but being too heavy to unload there tne railway company took it some i place else Just where that place is, j's the question of the hour realized Fortunately there_was s.uf- powcr supplied from theppwer ness of the calamity is, just ABOLISH LICENSE FEES uces, 10 v as designed 10 ob- jection of Canada "We have seen so jaich in tl e that I woald like to >or said Mr Canadian Pi emu r dtv.ua-a drau his opp was dropped After tfr i t stt' hart concluded the House wen o -into r- plv and %otcd hcf-no the o'clock adiournment Ti2tc was n- ticism of the cost of fie house' built W. F. King, Dominion, astro- nomer, ami Meighen. Portage La j Prairie, moved to have we amoiru i reduced by- The item j was still under discussion when the j house rose. UNDER ACT Sydney house on Assmiboine morning to enable the Avenue this company, to continue a car service anrtj cars are performing the. tion work in -fche place oj: the, regular service ILEMAN WILL INCORPORATE itepaycrs Meeting Strongly In Favor Of This Action (Special to the Herald) MColeman, Nov 25 a meeting of' poleman ratepayers held last night, a vote of forty-four to five it was FIRE AT CARBERRY Carberry, Man.. Nov. stock of the Oak Hall Clothing Store managed-by W.Garland and owned by the W...E. Sanford Co., of Winnipeg, was ruined by fire yesterday morning. It is unknown how It started but It is thought that It caughtjfrom the furnace. The stock -Is valued at about and was fully covered j by insurance. Miss Pressy, who ran' a" millinery store in the same build- ing has her stock destroyed, but it is also insured. to have the village incorpor- ted into a town. The village coun- is now authorized to proceed im- nediately with the necessary steps bring about the Jlav town supported iftthusiastieally. incorporation, incorporation. )PERATED FOR APPENDICITIS" ON SIX MONTHS BABY Detroit, Nov the first Lime in local surgical history a-baby months old was operated on for Lion was performed by one of the cading surgeons at Grace hospital vith the result that the infant's life saved. The.patient was Ralph Thorn, son of Frank" Thorn. NECESSARIES OF LIFE WILL REMAIN FREE Hague, Nov. the second chamber today, -the finance intnister. mnounced that the proposed bill to Fevise the customs tariff would ai- 7 the prime necessaries of life still be admitted free of duty. CURED CATARACT IN EYE Fort William Blacksmith Pecul- iar Experience Fort William. Nov. B. At- 55, formerly of Owen Sound, had been afflicted for years with a cata- ract in the right eye which finally totally blinded ;the eye. Surgeons- would not operate for fear of affect- ing the other "eye: Sunday Atkin, who is a blacksmith, was shaving. preparatory, to going to church when an electric bulb swung against his eve. When the shock was over At- kin could see. It-appears that the skin burst in the centre and was drawn back to the corners of the eye. Atkins then went thankfully to church