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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge, Alta., Saturday, October Number ISTABUSH i NIGHT SCHOOtS School Asks Trades And Labor Council About The following letter from A. Hamilton. of city schoels, was received at the Trades and Council meeting on Thursday night: "For a niunbsr of yours flip Public School' Board lias' felt that in the city tliere are .many young people who proi'it by attending a night but .-previously not enouah Found Guilty Of Murder Of His Wife, Belle Elmore Verdict a Surprise As Charge Of Justice Alverstone Was Favorable Strong Address Of Crown Prosecutor Muir Prisoner With Blanched Face And Trembling Limbs Protests His Innocence Lor.dob-. Oct. was shown in the 'closing hours- of the Crippen case today and jurors as- sembled-in the court an hour before the resumption' of proceedings. Chief Justice found the full court and tire jury'in their places when he entered the court. Crippen entered the dock, carefully arranged his overcoat on the back of' a chair and took a' seat fac- ing; the judge, who at once asked the jury whether -they had seen yesterday evening's Evening News. "No, mv answered-one, ot them, to which the judge said' he would 'not re- fer to the matter any. more now. He wished an orcSjr of the court be -made the attendance, before. His .Lord- ship in the course day of the editor of the Evening News. Let the order be sent once so he could at- imerest lias been manifested to justi- fy the board, in' instituting night classes. "It is not necessary that I should i tend at once. This caused a sensa- point out the benefits that accrue to j tion in the court. young men and .women, or to boys! Addressing Mr. Muir, ffis Lordship and girls who work during the day said he had received a great many from-a course of well-directed study communications bearing on this case. during the long winter evenings. No need to show the value of such liab- ,lts, not the temptations thus avoided. "Your council is in touch with, the needs and desires of -the laboring the city. We want yon to Know, and let them know that it is our wish to use our schools and our equipment for their good. -If tney sire "hight classes, and will support tnem, 1 am sure that the Board will j Hcnipcl Arndt's distionary. contracted since then for the .purpose be only too glad to institute these.' The courses offered would be made to lit the -needs of the students. Our trained .teachers would be avail- able-for. the work, and the assistance LONDON, OCT. AN'IMPASSIONED ADDRESS BY CROWN PROSECUTOR LOWED BY CHARGE FROM LORD ALVERSTONE, WHICH WAS QUITE FAVORABLE TO CRIPPEN. THE JURY RETIRED AND WITHIN BROUGHT IN A VERDICT OF GUILTY OF THE MURDER OF HIS WIFE, BELLE ELMORE. HIS LORDSHIP PASSED SENTENCE. IMMEDIATE- LY AND HELD OUT NO HOPE. AS CRIPPEN'LEFT'THE DOCK, HE WAS SUPPORTED BY THE WARDEN. Hi3 BLANCHED AND HE WAS TREMBLING IN EVERY HE SAID: "1 STILL PROTEST MY INNOCENCE'." THE VERDICT OF tHE JURY CAUSED A PROFOUND SENSATION IN THE COURT AS AFTER THE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE IT WAS QUITE EXPECTED THERE WOULD BE DISAG REEMENt OR ACQUITAL. saw her .alive after that supper to the Martinnettis on February 1. Where was she buried? In Crippen's cellar by Crippen's hands. It. was asking the jury to behave like' chil- dren 'listening to a fairy- talc to feug- gt'st. that they would believe "the j story .that "Belle Elmbrc had gone {abroad and was now1 Belle El- morc was dead and. Crippen .knew he was. safe in bedecking. Lenevc, with j erican saw mills. By. the terms his dead wife's furs and jewels. She' some of them entitled to respect. With respect to a question put by one of the jury properly he thought it would .be fair to Crippen if he be asked a question about it. Crippen went into the-box'and seem- ed quite composed, but apparently more anxious than yesterday. His Lordship said "Replying to a 'ques- tion yesterday you said that you got your 'information about hyoscin being j mentioned two cases which were in homeopathic medicines from cases in his time. The world'had to address words to to. enforce upon them the gravity of task which t-hcv had undertaken-but his learned friend had thought that the right to drag out of the limbo m which it rested'many years, the old forensic phrase in order to 'suggest in ___ _____.. ___, __ f thc-ir minds that they had to be can- that joivet_-a long series of tious and certain before in-, .case -of life-and death they found a verdict of guilty. .'Kindhearted Crippen The jury- -was also asked to discard plain facts, -because the prisoner wus too- kind-hearted ..a'' man to hav-s done the deed of--which he was accused. i tradict that statement. His learned friend said no adequate motive had been shown by .tht crown- and said that the onlv motive put forward had to obtain- six hundred pounds There were'cases in books his learn-i inn.ect on. the friends or sister of his ed frtend1 said which showed that wife. -What was -.this' "man's wicked men have been tried for murder, con- victed and hanged arid then supposed victims had turned alive. There were such cases in the boolr of Sir Matthew Hale, who died in 1876. He of experts outside .the staff. course, it would be" nee- said his Lordship, you _ men- j 0[ finding missing persons Vtnrvl.- tri vmir ra-.'l il-n-rt -t-rtlrtfrroTlhe Let them examine the foundation for j froni the bank and to marry Lenevc. that ,theory. had ad-j Neither of these motives had been suggested by him (Muir) in his open- ing statement. As to the immediate cause of the murder, sug- gested was the establishment of clos- er relations with -Lcneve and to sub-, statute for those clandestine meetings in daytime the permanent coha.bita- months he the life of studied utterly--reckless of the pain which tlie li es -fee... was. telling w ould feelings when he-ft said to his wife's dtarest friends thought they tion of two? What did Crippen tioricd that to your advisers? Crippen answered .in a low subdued tones, Had not." and You never mentioned it till 'yes- "No- my lord." ships, "railways, St-ram- (and news-! were' sympathizing _ivith" him when they wished "to -lay a last tribute of lovc on the their friend the.. wreath was of .no use. she being "cremaieS; that the remains would soon over here and then tongue iri. cheek, no doubt, Crip ..._._I.A papers vast d vnbrunces _tn the- administration justice- since, Hale's time, but- his learned friend had found it necessary to flutter be- '-wished'to iore the eyes of the jury'that question in consequence of the essary, to; charge a" small fee ,to par- he ha.d..: received': 'You tially cover': the' expense incurred, you had Icnowtt ;ol. hyoscin.hav- ing been administered at sopie luna- tic Royal.' I am sure this would not he "enough to .prevent anyone from taking advan- tage of trust-that you .will bring the-mat-1 ter 10 the attention of your colleagues, and beg to assure you that any sug- gestions you may have, to offer will- nave the best consideration of the It was decided unanimously by the council to give the matter all possible encouragement and to circularize all locals pointing out, the advantage of supporting the object outlined Hamilton's letter. Bethlehem.' Judge: Mere" 'three months taking an. extra course studying- "There is a difficulty about insane people "It is_ always given in insanity hypodenmcally." Ris Lordship: is the answer I required. In maniac's cases ic is always administered internally in small "Yes, your Lordship." 'You treated most of your patients "saiv The constitution and bylaws of the council were thoroughly revised and ivere 'ordered submitted to the unions. RBEIT plying further said his principal rracT tibe was eye, ear and. throat. He also studied nerve cases and locomo- tor ataxia. By Judge: "You mentioned the "nanie. of a patient named Sweeney in cient bogie as if they would be afraid to in the dark .because of the consciousness that" they had re- turned a true verdict- To "be., a's-cau- as men could -to be as care- had. said) then they might "their little" ceremony; and the .jury were how say that he was too: kind to do'this .deed, that this matt-iTEifp had-mocked the mourners sufficient .'.control over his nertfes-'tbxconceal the.tact ;if he could'be, for caution, he thought would have been necessarv and an frighten the would have .been out of place'. They would .do their duty ing to the ancient custom, of law which resolved, all doubtful-'quesr tions in the factor of the prisoner 'on trial- If doubt there was, then the Motive of, Murder" Muir showed ask- ed "the jury ..wife was" unfaithful to him and that her loye was fixed on Bruce Miller. .Lat- er he had crossed the ocean to con-: prisoner was entitled to be -acquitted. His learned friend had said that the' AND'flEEN ARE BEREAVED care if ho married What was the necessity for it for a man who within a fortnight "of the announce- ment of his wife's death pretended to his partner that he had married an- other woman? He was no stickler for ceremony. The motive was love, if :they dignified it by that name, lust, if -they called it by .its own more correct appellation, the .most power- ful .of -all motives and money to gra- tify that lust immediately, Tbev had. upon' Grippen's unsupported state- ment that Leneve stayed ,all night at cHilldrop Crescent- on." February 2- l- true there was plenty of time' .from the moniing of... Febru- ary .1- .for" him to have, got rid of the remains of his -Identity of Remains' Dwelling- upqn-.thu question of itlen- tity- Of-, said the crown. asked -'tfie, jury to say that the re- mainsy-werc those of Belle Elmore from'Hjic facts that on February 1, at 1.30 prisoner and his wife were left -alone together in the house .and through all the months July '12, when Ireland? -Did you see Some more questions His learned newspapers publishing reports of this j case had published one side only. Why did they publish one side only? Because the "prisoner chose to keep his mouth closed. Because he did not choose to go before the because he did not choose to p-o into the witness box before the magis- i trate. Because he choose to preserve followed 'along the same line .when His Lord- ship remarked that the question ot administration by mouth or- hypoder- mic-ally did not appear important. Address bv Counsel those precious medical witnesses till this trial, witnesses who. would if they had- gone into the witness box at the police court would have sworn to something totally different to that ________ _________ which they had sworn at the trial Muir rose" to'Veply on behalf of the. and that "being- the fact- his learned crown and said he "would not him- j iriend had thought it right to corn- self -have thought it necessary for i plain on behalf of the prisoner that Ottawa. Oct. 22. Since issuing j one who had observed, the dc- the newspapers had only published one the notice relative to winter mails to meaner of the jury during the trial j side of the case. Fort Resolution, Fort McPherson _ _ _ _________ __. _ intermediate points the post office de- partment. had. found itself able to im- prove arrangements for ser- vice to these remote points as fol- lows: 1. Mail will leave Edmonton, No- vember 29th for Fort McMurray, Fort Chippev.-yan, Smith Landing, Fort Smith, Fort Resolution, Hay j River, Fort providence, Fort Simp- j son, Fort Wrigley, Fort Nornun, Fort, Hood Hope, Fort McPherson. Mail will' leave Edmonton Jan. 6th, for Fort McMurray. Fort C pcwyan, Smith Landing. Fort Fort Resolution, Hay River, r'ort providence. No. 3. Mail will leave Feb. 7th for Fort McMurray. Fort j Chippewyan. Smith Landing, !rGrt Smiih, Fort Resolution, Hay K'ver. I Fort Providence Forf Simpson. Fort Fort i-ort Good l Uil Hope. iPrince Francis of Teck Succumbed to Pleurisy London, Oct. Francis of Teck, brother of Queen Mary, died shortly af- ter 11 this morning. He has been ill with pleurisy. King George and Queen the bedside. x V "I" 1" T1 T" T" 'V LUMBER Miiliueu." aud Dealers; ;6f the West Reach An; c Vancouver. B. C.. Canada- will; no longer a'' dumpirijt: ground for the surplus output' had died of hyoscin' found in the re- mains. It- was suggest, Dr. Wi'lcox would declare -the stance -to. be hyoscin if it were sub- not, Winter Bly'the who had '.been call- ed on the. subject -by, ..-the defence had presented a sorry spectacle as a- wit- ness. Concluding, counsel, said: "Do; not act upon any thing; against, t-he .prison- er unless -you are, satisfied as reason- able men 'beyond But you must not let this murder, if it be one, go unpunished- because of any bogey fluttered .'.in.11 your lace.- Citi- zens "01 London; you are licre to. do your duty. I you will, have courage to perform it', Judge's '-Charge Lord Alverstohe, chief- justice, sum- ming up, said: " of the the time lias- 'now- arrived in this great and important c-ase ;for me to discharge my duty '137 upo upon the facts lavf.' Yours will be that of-. consideration of what your verdict shall -beV-' The of course, involved- two. questions not really independent .Uit still they ought, to be: somewhat separately First vw_as, the remains -found .the" remand- of Cora Crippen? If they; -were -not, then there, was 'an e-nd; to--" t-ho 'c-ase- if they, were, then the juryy haa-lp ask themselves was "her deaiii .occ by wilful act of Dr.' not then the defendant -was' down were to titled to be "Those .were, .the. two which the jury were asked to trate their attention. Thy. defendant "had not contented' iumst-If; w i h ing the crown had not ?.nnsfied jury that the remains were; the re- mains of Belle Elmore or that "the not satisfied the jury that Belle Elmore had :died from hyoscin poisoning. He said that as far as fan. knew she was riot dead If that-fact nothing had been heard date nf thp na- were that were found. might period could have been buried in the house? Nobody but Belle "Elmore. Vvho Killed Belle Elmore In reply to the view that Crippen j bad" not "t-be skill to dissect the body, counsel pointed out that some medical qualifications had] been in Crippen's house while he was tenant of it and had carved up Belle Elmoro's" bodv. Who could do this thing if "not the man .trial now? I confirm his case. What became ot, her? crime m way and had behaved in a most bru- tal' callous matter. If an _ innocent man, it was' almost impossible, to un- derstand his mind or character, ut- indificrenf to the charge of according to him- agreement recently; entered tween the- retail dealers Saskatchewan, Albert and- "f.Britisli. Columbia Lumber and Shingle ciation, representing, the coast" and the Mountain .Lumber- Mills'- -Asp sociation, representing tlie. saw; of- the interior, prairie, dealers j-.willr; longer handle any" lumber. ilng in the United States. V-. The arrangement is in excluding the- jAmerican': product on south quoting- prices for their suplus" i Enable, to stand expense 'tablishing bwn. in the Canadian prairie This will .rcwin moun. tain', coast millmen will be. .enabled to :.ship'-'V" annually' at least- two: hundred? lion additional lect of to markets -east of: the The. already 'been by the vayiqu's; interested parties., ,rnen adopted it .at a held in Vancouver. It is that the movement .for'-pyercomtrig' American competition originated -witli Messrs.. A'. D- G-criexatvMaiif agcr-of the -Canadian- Western Co. owning hjills at :Nev 'Westminster, and; manager :of. us Lumber Co.- at Island -pn-. a recent; trip to., tlic 'prairite! proV inces i1 they dealers the ;extent-.oE ''per "thousand, the price 'delivered; be-, -ing per "thousand; COLONIZATION PROJECT IN BRITISH COLU.MBIA. Vancouver. Oct..: colonization "project in British .bia initiated by Norton Griffith, milllonairej English contractor, and' nig: British associates, 'is. rapidly tak- ing, snape. S. EJ1 Oliver, their special- paid into thie provin- cial treasury the first payment 000 on account of the purchase of 000 acres of agricultural lands in. the .Naas River Valley, which extends tne west of the Skeena' riv-er valley.. PREPARING TO TAKE THE CENSUS establish his innocence to support or No one ever I (Continued on page twelve) HAVE EVERYTKIN BUT THE Los Angeles, Oct. The evidence tl Tiraes is complete. All that remains is to arrest 'the man Mail will leave Edmonton about did il- Attorney Rogers in charge e first week in March for Fort the investigation, made this an- Murrav, Fort Chippewyan, Smith nouncement -tonight following an in- Landing and Fort Smith. lervicv.- with ilrs. Ball Lavin, the San Francisco lodging house keeper now GAME BY INNINGS 123 456 78 BATTERIES: BENDER AND THOMAS; COLE, BROWN AND ARCHER. IN CANADIAN WiLBS Ottawa, Oct. of two hundred and sujj commissioners vcill be begun very, shortly by the government. One will be rhosen" for each electoral, district of the country, and recommendations are now being considered. Commis-, sioners will get a lump sure; for ex- j penses in proportion to size of 'con- stituency and a per head of population for revision of enumer- ation, the supervision being directed from Ottawa. It is estimated! that the cost of taking and compiling the census will amount to a- million dol- lars. A hundred and fifty extra clerks will be engaged-for the ation. BANK MANAGER GOT j SENTENCE OF THREE YEARS Nov.- York. Oct. Swiss bal-i UrocKville, Onr. Oct. loon inar-ned by Bmil Wes-1 K. Uug'han, the deposed manager, of. Isner, pilot and Leon Gimaudan.'one otkue Farmers' Bank at Athens, -.wag ihe contestants in the great Interna-! found guilty of the theft of .trb'rn jrional balloon race, for which- grave [the bank and sentenced to three Tears Chicago, Oct. the weath- best advanced information had it that j early with excellent prospects that }ias been felt, landed 32 miles er today promised better for curlins! cole, who has not vet pitched in thejtlle field be dr-v 'to Pla-v lhe j northeast of Biscotasing. Algona dis- t TY1A I _ T rt vi rt Jor ice boaiing; than for the fourth ;seriess. would be the first to face the} game. The Teams Today L MA jail here on the charge of murder. Ol tne Philadelphia-Chicago se- j Athletics, with Brown held in reserve.! The batting order for today is Mrs. Lavin told roe all she linows. 1 ries. Connie Mack was hopeful. rain predicted 1'or last night did Rogers. He declined to be forty degrees was just about'not materialize: tho sun for the first Mrs. Lavin when deprived for freezing to the big pennant, iinne h: three clay was visible and j sleep Tor many hours by the L-uul rigorously cross examined had re-. i fused to say anything. a.iui .wnen we ]mc a case that. Ihc cleverest lawyers I "Mow about catching the guilty per Kcv. J. E. Murrell-Wri.chi. M.A.. of j Rogers was asked. St. English has j as sure as bccii elected Rursl of the re- ccnilv constituied Deanery of Leth- bndge. Rev. Mr. Sale of Carmansay iin wodd could riot break elected secretary. The meciing __________________ of the deanery was held in St. Gyp- nan's church on Thursday afternoon for the purpose of electing tho and secretary. There were present: KOVS. MurrcH-Wright, Lethbridge: Carmangay: Ransomc, Taber: regarded for certain that "Big1 tne mercury showed a drop ot Sen Bender would go to the pitch-i degrees in iwenty-four iioui'S, There c.f: Collins -b: Baker "b: Davis lb; .Mur- phy rf; Barry ss; Thomas c: Bender pitcher. 'trici. Canada. The news of the landing !was reported t.o ihe Aero Club o! hero today. The balloons, isnd' "Dusseldorf" still re- Looking for Balloons Louis, Oct. search for c two missing balloons., which left last Monday, is being prosec-mcu ing mound for the Athletics. little wind. The grounds are still j If: Schulte rf; i er Chance was undecided whether tojCanip from soaking nndiHoiinan cf: Chance lb: Siimmcmian the Canadian Government, Hudson's send King Colo or Throe Fingered i the canvas covering over tho p'K'her's j-'b; Stcinfeldt Tinker ss; Archer ;Bay and tlie Signal Corps, i cDarg' Brown into the box for tho locals. catcher's boxes were removed jc; Cole piicUer. ;of the U. S. Army. Tt is believed Tlu; jljulioonists arc in Canadian forests, uu- upon FARMER KILLED IN NAVY MINISTER MAY PRE-EMPT CRUDE OIL; j Ottawa. Oct. has j {been inserted in all federal petroleum! leases givin ANOTHER RA'LWAY FOR IMPROVING NAVIGATION BRITISH COLUMBIA I ON ATHABASCA RIVER Edmonton. Oct. v.ork Oct. will j constructing a channel through i hero tonight from one of tin; able to make their way j.o civilization, One North of Quebec Quebec, Oct. was received ucrn. iiriv from Movie ii' iiishwav; robbery, uiit Of a lioid-iii) of a of i Movie's n'.striftpii ilistnrt, was tried before -iuiiirp Wilson yesterday' ana t'o sovrn jvars i" tho pcni- irntiarv at New Wrstmintilcr. Ottawa. Oct. will j constructing a channel through i hero tonight from one of the ucrn.; DEATH OF RAYMOND PIONEER _._ ___c, the Canadian navy inin-1 foe made 10 parliament ncx-t. session by j Rapids of Atlia-basca River willjnauts of the balloon Germanui. that Oct. Fred PIcn- JUMPING ON A TRAIN jitter power ('should it. be required) {the Briiish Coinmhia and While River i be navigable for flat '.bottom boats i a landing was mario at COOCOD Cache, grass, one of Raymond's pioneers, died Portal, Sask., Oct. to pre-empt all cnulfi oi'' Kailway Company for j and that, will eliminate-'the necessity one hundred and seventy-nine milos Ivory suddenly this morning. Besides or products at a'price to be agreed! and to construct s. line of railway j of unloading freight at Grand Rapids i north of hero Wednesday morning, j tier husband she leaves five children, of New near i lean, was run over in the C. Ron- R. Jlenderson, Bow Island, and McMillcn, j yards last night and terribly mutilat- -Lctaorklge led. He died later. upon by the minister and the leaseo. i from Xerir Creek' towards Alaska riv- j Island, is now nearly completed. ac-JTIie crew of the Oermania will leave or ease of disagreement, to be fixed ler, there to Lake Kiaaiuvaml to White! cording to who lias just t.he nearest point of (runs- by the Exchequer court of Canajia. returned from a trip to the north j portal ion, for Montreal tomorrow. the youngest only fifteen months old. The funeral arrangements have- not yet been delinitely decided upon. ;