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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta OUTSTRETCHED IN Mr. Mason Wading in Water Found His laic Partner's Fred Turner's Body Near By Some Very Pathetic Incidents (Special to The Herald Magrnth, Nov. half-past two on Saturday, afternoon the bodies of, P. H. Turner and John .Cheney, vic- tims of the terrible drowning affair In Mondehhail Lake, were brought to the surface, and a. great cry of joy up from the seventy-five men compelling the Hearchlng party. It in strange coincidence that Mr. Mason ihould find tho body of his partner, .1. A. Raerausson, an intimate friend of Mr. Turner, should bo th-s ono to.recover tlic corpse of the local nun. All. Saturday the searcli waa eohtlriiiea systematically and vigor. otiBly. Nothing, was discovered in the and three more boats from Lothbridge and a gasoline launch from Spring Coulee, were aoon on thii for thetcene of the tragedy. Several- men in rubber -waders were pressed Into service, and this proved to be the only reliable method in seek- ing for the bodies. At least, they .were the ones who .made the discov. ery. From a point on the west side of the lake, where the unmistakable marks of Ed. Jensen's horoio fight for life were imprinted, a direct line of search was instituted. Every foot the. ground was thoroughly explored. An oar was first 'brought forth, quickly by the other oar. .Then one of the geese was found, and it rmi-lock. These were plain evid- races' that the boat was not far dis- tant; and in (I few moments it was discovered, a small point of it jutting above 'water, it was aliout fifty feat from the outmost edge of the ice trust. It.is a peculiar fact that the cap of the victims were found right node; a thin crust of'slushy ice, in the iden spot where' the faithful dog cold, silent yigj_l_ These pointed in muts significance to the forethought, and grim heroism o rhe two men, who, realizing that death only a matter of a few minutes threw fchoir caps to the ice above, as a. murk of identification of their ery grave. This brough tears to the eyes of strong; hardj men; and is a splendid example of the admirable virtues of both of the dead Mr. Cheney's Body Breaking in about ten feet further the labors of the were fur ther rewarded. The body of Mr .vu found. Thii was. .prompt ly announced and pawed onto the waiting BTOupa on shore. Mr. Mason found his partner. In than five .minutes more, .1 A. RMmuftsAn caught his hnok in th' cuff of -Mr. Turner's trousers, and hi body (lllicfcly raised to the face of the like. Mr. found face upward with-one trm stretched towards Ml Turner. Jlr. Turner was face down and right arm was utretohed towards that cf his compan Jon, Thus, it may be reasonably sup Tosed, that- before the flnnl farewell was their hands had clasped, and I only disconnected-when their -bodies were waihed beneath tlreir Icy shroud. OfMINM All Indications Point to Hurry :Up Work on Part of Companies in Carrying Out Their Plans for Pushmg Lines in the South Country (SOMPERS SERIOUSLY A Searcher's Story Ralph Page, a well known rancher f Magi-atli) who spent forty-eight, ours searching for tlie bodies ot .Jack" Cheney and Fred Turner at lemlehall Lake, in an interview gives ut a graphic story of the drowning, 3 gleaned by'him from young Jen- en, who miraculously escaped. Mr. Page says Fred and oung Jensen left the west shore in (Continued on page KecheBier, N.Y., Nov. President Samuel (Jompers, of the American Federation of Labor, is seriously 111 at hlfi hotel here, and is threatened with pneumonia, according to his A NEWFOUNDLAND BONDS London, Nov. in- scribed per cent, registered, stocks arc quoted today at tllhree Lethbridge People Among Injured-Medicine BLIZZARD AT MONTREAL Patriotic Clashes Between Ser- vians and Austnans Cause Many Broken Skulls Vienna Noi the untre oi aim CHU.CH-.N Montreal, Nov. in- dies of snow had fallen here by the time the November bliz- zard ceasc-d today. There was a Blight delay to the train ser- vice, but not so as to seriously incommode the public. .j Hat Man Will Die-Engineer Cain and Fireman Fowler Instantly Killed HOW OFF TRACK of the Icellng prevalent Toward midnight )00 PaiH That railwav construction in South- Alberta for next year is the one .it. '-n ,iirVi more at- which most faith can ho pmi.ed. ni will TIP HlUCn _ ern Alberta will be much more live next year thftn in any leretoiore. is the gener among business men and into Calgary a btudehts assembled beiorc the neiltsch-i emeister me i anal pommLmonting a, ucton gained a xegnnent name.lj Deuti lifmcistei which com-j posed exclusively of The] nade i demonstration with shouts oi Hurtp'i ior war, 'Down vith Russia and Servia. Some himrtieds 01 joined ini the marching in] hroad lines through the streets. j The proceedings today ill tho Gra- bcn" one of the finest stecet-s In ci wib nr less liinoceni Senun "-tudcnti who are residing in! V cnna on lei-ing OrccV and Servian j H.PC nnrtn to tl'.e SRV- j Uian ind Uulgai an legations (rivinsj I to their uitnusia in in patriotic cries on As the procession eanic toward the! Vl Pussian cmblbM its advances were1 in Vienna. Kingston. Out, Nov. con John -McMorine, aged 70, former -t-trman, ,-------Anglican Church irector of St. Medicine Hat, Nov. terrible accident occurred early this morning when the regular eastntiund "Crow" train, with conductor E. Heebcr in charge, ran into au open switch, at Fitzgerald, a siding between Seven Or OI Hi. janiKS iiugiiutiit i -------o on Simdav at Ga. Pf.'sons and Bull's Head. 1 wo men were killed: James Cam, engineer, Alliance Between British Tory, Canadian Manufacturer and Trust Kings to'Exploit the Flag for Business Purposes -The Says Borden, is Trying to Scare Dollars Out of the People which most iaith can he pim.cd. Vl Pus-sian c-mlmst its otJrvcar't" "SM'inS Ior Yt wa! i Umuon, .Nov. 25.-' opinion their0 ino the' s'tuSb and the police that the tains a whole-hearted p lv K _ in ilr, T 1 nf> r nicraniZC mil will he operating litter obliged to i while the programs oi aim into L.aifciiiv ami ui. .11 the difi'erent1 north out o! that city in Decemlcr swoids Itc stadtnts were 1116 UlllClClllJ _ L- 1 __1. itn-lln Till but .ssomblcil again ami march- cmpjrc where raided ei 'he N7atlcn months in Canada, declares that al- i -i though it is a horrid thought, there protest agamrt u a organized, cndeai 01 to_'j5h.Tory, Canadian manufacturer induce, incite'or compel all parts American trust king have com-' to arm." It says empire tliclhincd together in joint aro anil lung power for the exploitation and H. H. Flower, fireman. Seventeen ethers were injured more or less severely, and all are in "the- general hospital here. Just how the accident occurred will rrobably never be known, the train was going at full speed, when suddenly the engine swerved and turned over each car 06 the whole train mg, and a string of overturned cars extended out be- yond the fence. An official statement by Supt. eron says that "ao far as the investi-' gation shows up to the present time, the accident, was due to excessive speed of train, when passing over the west switch at Fitzgerald." Tbe list of killed and injured art: .James Cain, engineer, scalded to J'jeath. H. H. Flower, fireman, Calgary, j; scalded to death. Smith, passenger, Lethbridge, forehead cut. G-so. Dowling, car repairer, Medi- cine Hat, right leg badly crushed, un- putalion necessary, will likelj die Cross, passenger, Lethbrldge, right ear cut, shoulder bruised. George Russell., passenger, Keeler, Sask., band cut. Moury Hendriekcon, passenger, Fhi I flland, three scdp wounds Ille UIUGICIIU L- 1 Their next objective point irom that hack d the ._. nri companies heading towar Lethbriilge ar.d Jlaclroil. ed to tin llmrii vounger nations oi the This branch runs to .1 point ncai: liar Several otliers -received minor oil ixchicvwl a.incasur'c of; in Canada is tccoiriins Vravc2 and bruises. Her a strong.gucnl to tlie-polke stu- our the minister of railways, anil indications.arc. that the con: Ttcv rert-lv all forget! 'i-.naila achieved scli-gov-l Medicine Ha has reaped no lentnt-; adian Pncitic t Later similar demonstrations proposed simiiai ,uBo-ctcd H had heen promised that, resumed in the center o! he mus ne er he snsp.cte this olTieer was attacked by tlie money for ing tax'es for the development ot Can- tracts for the early in the new year. The C.N.H. is applying for a char- ter For a line from Switt Current through Lethbridge to form a junc- tion with the Calgary-Lctlftridge line. The C.P.R. is asking for permission to construct and operate in their own name a part of the Lethbridge Wey- burn. There are rumors afloat oi the in- vasion oi Alberta .by the Great Nor-! them, doing business in Canada un- der the name of Hie Dominion West-i crn. I While the above are .only rumors and indications from advertisements of the three big Canadian roads, nev- ertheless it is very plain that they, ire shaping up for a vigorous cam-1 ada's natural resources anil so are building up a power of the empire more truly than a world o[ dread- noughts could. paign in Southern Alberta. There i has been great disappointment in Lethbriilge during the past year he- j cause the C. N. H. and the G. T. P. have not carried out-their advertised! construction programs affectinp Le.th-j bridge. But the answer for this is that they have been bending their energies all, toward the completion of their through transcontinental] linen, i anil now they are eager to complete branch lines to the larger centres as London, Nov. tentiarieo of Turkey and of the allied Balkan nations, held thfclr- flrst meeting this afternoon to discuss the preliminaries for the for an armla'.lce. Athens, Nov. troops tday occupied the Snmsrina road, leading to the Turkish fortress of Janlna. -wur is inevitable, she wants to take of her mobilization being more advanced than that of Russia. Greeks Occupy Chios -Smyrna, Nov. Greeks are reported to.have occupied tho large Tuvklsh .island of Chics, in the Aeg- can Sea. and close to this city. It is i What. in that half or three. Quarters of nn hcoir, from the time Ed. Jensen heard the last words uttered (.....u_v........w..u by Mr. ".We- ought net to let! they iravo notice ni their intintion to that kid go off will never lie! apply to the present session oi the tolcli. Undoubtedly, they struggled j Dominion parliament for the right to feeders to the main lines. On Saturday the C.P.R. carried an advertisement in the Herald in which; heroically to climb .on the ice when tho boat struck. Tho dog, apparently, Kprang to the pack, but his loss for- tunate inasU-r and bis friend coul-.-l not secure a hold, and becoml and exhausted, were wasli construct and operate a line irom point lifty miles east to the A. R. A I. at, or near Stirling. This is merely iin action on tlie Constantinople, Nov. Dardanelles still were open to navigation af 10.30 this morning, despite the thrca-s of an attack by Bulgarian troops on the forto guarding them, the cspturt of which Would permit tho Creek fleet to sail through and bom- bard Constantinop-e. Working Up a War SCE.TB nerlin. Nov. .between Austria-Hungary ami Servia -now LVe one machine gun on the field. An- other special despatch from Antlvar savs Austria-Hungary is mobilizing a striking force nt Tort Rafc'usa to which place a portion of the garrison of the Austrian fortress of SpiMa, in Dai- mania has been sent. Strengthened the Alliance Vienna. Nov. The result of tbe to Berlin of Archduke Francis o-.le of the. richest :ind most beautiful .islands of the Levant, with a popula- tion of about lid.OOO. Small TurkiEh Success London, Nov. special des- patch fro mtlic Turkish headquarter.; at Ilademkeui. confirms the report that the Ottoman troops captured 800 Of the Bulgmlan end Servian right w'ins on the Tchalaljn lines. The Bul- garians also left six Held suns and throne, is that in eastern affairs, not- ably in thoae questions relating tc. Roumanla and to the Adriatic sea, HENHY COCKLE LIT THE GAS AT OFFICE WHEN IT EXPLODED Another Report .Medicine Hat, Alia., Nov. press train No. 514 Crow's Nest divi- sion, C. P. R., took the ditch at 4 0' clock this morning, at Fitzgerald si'd- ing. between Bull's Head and Seven Persons. The engine, completely over turned, instantly killing Jamee Cain, engineer, and Fireman F. F.: Fowler, No others fatally. Baggagemen and mail clerks had bad shaking up. Pas- singers injured. Conductor Ed. Hoe- in charge It Blocked Traffic The eaBtbound Flyer got as far as- Coaltlalo before it. became known that the line was blocked. Orders were then issued to send the train via Cal- gary, so it was hacked to the ''Y' tv, turned there-, and (Jernlanv. Halv and Austria will march together according (o the Reishspost; j met witl id coul-1 not l nis is merely action on uie ming minib of lhc C-P-K- to gain control E0 strained that pollUc.il circle; led A charter which is how in the j vicuna have abandoned hope of ordin CANDIDATE FOR THE MAYORALTY London, Nov. loss of tho the WUo ami in ad Turkish cruiser Hamididi is a severe lighting it. with a n'.ucll vihtl .handicap to the Ottoman oommamlwr- gas exploded, burning bu; tac-e i in-chief, according to special despatch from tho front. both hands severely. the Mr. Ct-cUla was ifv......____ tpc of tbe "f t'w A- R- J- c- r-! preservation of pence, according to dleUUe men can never 'or lhe Kcao teelischniinCh0 eorresnon- burn line runs direct into Letli'jrulpc. be. Denied. Probably had not M Tho forms Turner been composed in the cr s Ms near stjr. and had he not cnlmori the torrlfk-J, of lioy; Jansen, when the iboot first cap- origilia, ,eaving Ulc chartet for the direct line into Lethbridge in- tact. Tlic C. N. R. Program The C'.N.R. program tor Southern in-cuiei. aecoiuins to siit-ciai noin nanus from tlio front. Tim guns of the immediately afl.rnili'd by [H-. other Turklsli warships are almost iu- i tn his I effective for the purpose of slopping i ]mme avenue, wterp he is the IlulBarlnn advunee. The battle. m be n-lul aized, there would likely have been numbered with the dead, in- ttead ot! two. Mr. Tu-rner.'s watch stopped at twen- ty-five .minutes, off twelve. It had doubtless kept running for at least (half, an hour aftsr Mr. Turner's death. .The Inquest The bcuies.were convoyed to town in a; fauggyi- arriving at nbout eight o'- clock. That 'evening an inquiry was held by Coroner Humphries, of Leth- .bridge, more -to .satisfy the law fo-r any The funeral Wons Mini', of Mr. Turner will held from the cperii boufio tomcvrow at J one o'clock, with Bishop Marker in j likely be the birpest j funeral ever, hohl in IMafirath. Mr. Turner's pa-renls are-not coiniiii; j in jiio act oi attemptinii .sllicif'e by yiroimn to Mm funeral, bis mother not betas: drowninc. lip was rcsiiMiitatcil. llii-.i; rlslits. V.ble to stand thn IOIIK journey. A j is :tu vein's of -r-" hern n brother -in expected from Salt l.ako to-1 Mtticrpr irom iiiclam'holhi for niglit. Mliitc. ilcnt, which says it ims intci-ma- lion ftom a diplomatic sources. Despite official Austrian denials of th: reported mohiilr.atlon of the Aus- tro-Hunuavian army, the correspond- ent declares tlmt five army corps have already been mobillzerl, and the reserves ccnttnue to be called up in large num'berf.. Tbe Austro-Hungarian government, it ia TBEOivc-J not. to Wait the return cf the Servian troops, op- tvattng against the TurW, und an ill- i ttmatum to Servia may be" expected within a few duys. j Tho situation has become more acilts through the changed attlt.utoe Sei-gius Sazouoff. Rutsia's I cf Russia, ns, .1 t-.lunailian Minister after having do. avenue south. winjdci- i a basis for further I away yesterday afternoon nflgo Austrian propoi.al' tci a search all morning by rohce 8 rm, ihn and fellow countrymen, fcf was ciKiijut s gcl.vian ,-jiiwny !hi., aflprnoon b, the I'olKr, has abandoned ilil" i e battle. ship MosBadieli. which was formerly n-lul employed for the dofnnsB of Itodosto llmc Ml' naA latterly on .tho. left flank of the In resume wort. i Tchattilja' lines, has .now bom des- m be ....u ANOTHER NEW RAILWAY CHARGE MADE BY STATE- AG- ______ AINST DEFENCE IN THE llosina. Sask.. Nov. !tpnll- j GIBSON CASE cation is to be to 'Parliament for a charter for the Dominion North-' western Kali my Company, to con-] Goalien, N. Y., Nov. j patched to the nioci: -Hoa in orrtei- to j 1 utrengthen Ibo mymiced rigiit fiaul: of the 'Turkish army. Considerable activity has been observed among t'ao Bulgarians broupht up some hcnvv noige SUIIH whicil an1 rapidlv NEW TRIAL OF KOREANS Seoul, Kor-.'J, Nov. trial on ufipeal of the The new lOii Koreans, who v.-eve convicted on -September 28, of participating iu a conspiracy ag- ainst the life of Count Terauch, thi> Japanese: of Korea, will begin tomorrow. struct -iH rcni ognn -e Alia., via on the P. R.. I the trial of Burton Gibson, accused with ii bnuu'ii from township i" range 15, uorth to BattUfcrd. o tbe murder of his client, Rosa Men- scbik Sziilio. had bcc.n approached by pertons friendly to the defense, since the adjournment lost Friday, wero placed "before '.lusiicc Tonlf-kins, be- v v v foro (riai waa resumed here tpaay. MR. CHENEV'S FUNERAL NOT A CANDIDATE denies mast ejnijlial- iciilly Lin- storv puhlUhoil ho ir- nn iisphiiiit for aldermauif. j IK-VIM' hlHtert at, autdi. The runeral of the late John will nike HL on Tuesflay froiu his lute resi- dencs, 12-1 Fifth Sr.utii to Clnr.-sli. wfcr.rc a will hn liold. AM iiifimbors of tiio Masonic jiiv- to a: U. 1.KO uVluuK Vhe charges were preferred by Isi- Waaservogal, ccuasel for the state.. The justice took the matter up In chambers. IK? iiucuir TunlM' niliicfl in n u4RniP VV. U. nAKUlb ruiMiiiiK. i THE RECENT BOND SALES London, Nov. undBrv.-rilera Al'.iorta's ncr pent, ten Isr.uod "I have. tcr mill. Of the Westminster cent. .iii'-. I he underwriters Disc1 JO <-nit ;