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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume V. Alta., Wednesday, October Nuisiber 52 A Balloon Crossed Main Line of "the Canadian Pacific PLOTTED TO WRECK ED 1 Was Making In Direction of the National Trans- Paris, Oct. tbe' re-assemb- ling of the Chamber, of Deputies to- day after the government, had been attacked by the Premier Briand created something ot a sensa- tion by declaring that he had. proof through confessions of leaders of the {recent railway strike, that there.was a deliberate plot.to ruin France by .violence, anarchy and, civil war. Dur- ing his address'the Premier' said, ths cabinet was 'studying-a plan to pre- vent a repetition, ot; such strikes, while at the same 'time guarding the legitimate rights of wage-earners. The Socialist members ol the Chamber ot SENTENCED TO DFfPMRFR KTH Rtithenian First Mi Ever of Murder in He Took His Sentence Bravelyfthotigh He Sobbed During Addresses of Counsel said D. J. Whitney, fore- man of the jury in the Chobotar mur- der trial in reply to the question, put by the clerk ot" the court as to what tiieir verdict was. The jury had 'been- out only twenty-five said- Deputies rrade a violent- demohstra-! they were unanimous in their verdict continental .tion against M. prefect of Paris, .and the head' of the police1 was forced to dc- i nouncecl the. the throw- I ins of the military resources of.'the: Chief Justice Harvey then asked the prisoner if he had anything to say why should, not take and he he had not. There1 first j scrting. that such a only that.has-rcached civilisation of incited class war. The discussion the baikion "America was re- went over until Thursday. .ctivcd here .lust the -at> j .rival of.', the westbound Montreal ex- press with .three members -of: the crew oil''board 'who positively assert that The-huge "tailcon crossed the C.P.R. "track cast'of Fort William and bore away, to the north. I Mail ,Clerk 'A- Guerard, of the Imperial said the balloon was firs I- noticed at .Ouimel some 40 j 'miles- Port Arthur about 12 pr the- truck, rapidly moving" towards "the line of tlvc tr'ans- in' which case the acroist is moving fiut-lier away from country to the, service- of- as- j upon the judge- sentenced him to be Hanged on. December 15 next.' He said agreed with the' verdict of the jury, and held out no .hope "to the prisoner. of "coyotes.. He -thought I wanted to kill azaruk j While, going there he saw Wasil Chobotar.', the accused, 'neat the in ivlr. Conybeare j coulee, where the (rate opens the fence, fem-htar! nhri r ffninu1 north- .towards attempted to down the state- ment" that Choootar was looking' for Ghobotar was going north .towards TO CONSERVE WATERPOWERS OF ALBERTA IS; Edmonton, Oct. to endeavor to ellect a co-operation with other towns and cities oi 'the province in bringing influence to Only One Member on the provincial'government- to take under, its control water power re- sources of .the province and to de- velop and opei-at-e them for the bene- fit of in" _' -1 with a'resolution passed-by the citv V- council tonight which'-was introduced j SAYS EN.GL.ISH Dominion Government a Protectionist No. 6. They sard "hello" to each j by Alderman Hyndrnan. The. scheme, other. I-. asked him where he; was as .outlined is in. principle the samcj work and, not .out waiting for Lazaruk. .Shepherd-'called two witnesses, 'Mitro. Theodoratcu to' show Ifia'tXazafuk was quarrelsome and had-made threats, against Chobo- tar., wlio iwa's character! as a .peacable man. Cho-1 botar started to take proceedings Witness had known Lazaruk to be. drunk and he liked 'to talk, bwt lie- had never-.heard him say, any thins -'of Alberta Municipalities, who-it is! expected; Avill .arrange for Ja; commit-1 tee composed from Van-! The case was resumed "-this morn-j'against' Lazaruk him. ing -by the-calling of Mike Kamith, who Lazaruk: to -Theodore- wbonKGhobotar lived, that was interpreter -when the ante-mortem j AND RECIPROCITY Senator Lodge of Massa- into the 'n't a ft oi the .iiacl settled over the land when. two lisrhis swinging back ami forth "in a strong They chusetts Favors a 1 ariff Alons Such Lines Mass., 'Oct. 25. wcro not traceable to anrpUwic cause j "WhRe 'the democrats in rthis .state thaii 'the .presence .of n. balloon, he i.s this.country is sparsely popula-x-il and "outlines or the bus have been. chattering about reciproc- ity with Canada, I have been work- j statement of Lazaruk was taken, in. the Gait hospital. He testified to hay-' ing interpreted Lazaruk's statements as 'they were made. The judge then allowed the'admis- sion of the statement which was as toiiows: Lethbridge, May 6th, 1910. Canada, Province of Alberta: Mike Kamitb, duly sworn as inter- 'Alex Lazaruk, having the fear of death upon and being wtth-. out hope oi! recovery, make .tiie follow- ing statement. At two o'clock this morning 1 left the mine and was going home -by; myself. When I p.assed- ac- were'Dlainlv 'visible: Knowing of tlu? ing' and helping to get-things aonc 4or missing balloon he i "which really, advance it, "declared TOSS the track a man spoke.------, brought- .two other trainmen to .Senator Lodge in a. speech at a -Re- j asked-me '-the way to-the mine. the. .fitrhts- and the balloon in order to j publican really here tonight., sitting between the tracks. VL-rifiMiis-siinrv. ivhn cnrrnhor "Negotiations with, Canada 'for ,.re.-UaniA is Billv He his -s'tory. Thosu who corrobor "arc'A. J. Coburn and ciprocity winch have name .is Billy Chobotar.. I asfesd him H. Lee, -maii x-lcrk and messenger. No pressed: ,1-tepubhcan admmis-j attempt was made here to find if.the'l- from Harrison to Aviiatjie was sitting "there for: a-train m along sn-d kill yoi He was on one side of; the present time, arc, now moreprom L saw the lignts. as on, the ''east can be had from. jsECR-ECY DEMANDED IN" the balloon'." was travelling, when seen by the mail OinV it .would cross 1_O3'ANGELES INQUIRY Angeles, 'Oct. grand the 'line of Transconti-: J'ury summoned to investigate the de- nt ntal Railway, 150 miles north in structlon of the Times building was the superior a lumberman, "the middle of tha night beyond which j empanelled today by all is If the luckless voy- j court. Chas. Weeks. ________, cross this line ap.d enter ths I was chosen foreman of the jury which aixi they 'must certainly perish. packers and fruit grow- lers. In his charge Judge Eordwell ssed regret at the publicity- giv- dark'at the time, but I had-'iny lamp on my cap and could see him. The Iirst shot-hit me in the. jaw, one :in the arm and one in .my side. (Witness) ALEX LARAJRUK. F. HUMBY." Sworn before me at the place and- on the date above mentioned.: C. H. WJiST, .6-5-1910. li. Gobclman, the interpreter, sworn as a witness, stated' that "Wasil" in he would wjien told this''by Theodore vi ten, said he was not afraid. for the defence, in his address; ;to-the jury, dwelt upon and Chobotar and gaveT.briei evidence. Saw Bullet' in the Scarf David Aitkin, -engineer at Noi 6 saw in the, compressor rqom on scarf off feut- the .latter, and later "some one called his attentiou-'to- a bullet :that was in it-. .The scarf and bullet were pro- duced in court.' Constable .McBrayne. of the of there .having been 1; serious scuffle on 'the wag'. shot 'and: the" rcoji-er-sation leads iruk was look- one to believe that-. forced to to the weapon, he: had..-with with unfor- tunately fatal -resxQts, although such was.not the intention. As.to the, state- ments made by 'Chobotar the day after be remembered that eicited and "-somewhat irresponsible, -and they should nptkbe taken top ser- iously. The irregular hours work made ite .ithing accused at Royal View several times that accused could speak English. He, with Sergt. Ashe and ____________________ _______j Constable Guiness, went to No. for a and 'fc accused was to Gcr- Lazaruk's house aiid as a re- miners to at nights at unexpected; Qonjjifeire _' pointed jury, he-.contcadiicted the next day.- He dwelt" upon the significance -of the wound in the back, wihich show- ed that the wounding was not clone in self-defence. judge Harvey., in his "charge'to the jiiry emphasized the importance of'the fact of Ghobotar's being out at that Hour of the morning, supposedly look- ing 'for.'work. It was strange, too; 'that in an effort to frighten Lazaruk'tb'e prisoner had hit him all three times that he He impressed- the- jury English was William. Constable -Me- on the importance of -detecting and PROVINCES CARRY the grand jury investigation. APPEAL TO ENGLAND Frederieton, X. B., Oct. Kon. J. D. Hazen. premier, has returned from Toronto where he attended a recent meeting' of the representatives of the! RAISED MORE THAN ASKED FOR various -provinces. He stated that r.n- j liomenton, Oct. With a list of ottier interprovincial conference would .subscriptions totalling near- be held Dearly in December either at'iy S2.000 more than the .amount re- Brayne also testified to be-i punishing of crime. If, however, 'they I en the search for, alleged dynamite j O.K.. Xi station yesLerday.afteHidbnl and left for, Colorado ''Sprirtgs.V-'CoT.i.. .wjiere .the'vheadQuarters of the. 'con- w511 :the; was accompanied' by'SIrs. Buriis who Has "-been bookkeeper and treas-; urer 'of the "board of control 'for- last-year; and; by 'Jlrs. Armstrong and Mrs. Frank Clayton, who came i'rom, Denver to them, STRIKE IN SOUTHERN STATES Onft Fails in Trouble on the Missouri Pacific St. Louis. Mo., .Oct. The' 3-iis-- souri Pacific strike situation tonight. developed into the locking of norns Sir Wilfrid also suggested 'that the .ontedemion statue might be "illcor. ue to King Edward VTJ. Afternoon Session met Dymtro Drossel. He went backj Dr. Mewburn was the first witness home and went to bed, intending to' after lunch. He corroborated Dr. go 'back to No. 6 in the morning and! stay until dinner time to get work. death feature of his evi- 6n .his way he met Alex Lazaruk. dence statement that Lazaruk cnobccar stopped on tiie road to light I asked him to "save him is pos- his cigarette when Lazaruk passed sible." In view of this Judge Har- vev felt that he may have not of the Province to be Met Enmontou, Get. draft of a new compulsory-school attendance art. lias been prepared by the provincial educational department, and has been submitted" to the school trustees' as- sociation for its consideration. Sever- al amendments have been suggested bv trustees and it is expected these will be embodied in the new legisla-l tion brfore it, is presented- to the for ;ipprovol. Tiie present compulsory attendance act in furcc in the prcvinc? is held j to lie inadequate. No provision is i mg, and he replied that he was going to No. ti to get work. Lazaruk asked liim what he wanted money for, and been justified in receiving the evidence of who kissed the Bible swered questions put 10 him by sptctor West, and put his mark a an- In- INVITE THEM TO LETH BRIDGE ,_ j Fort Arthur, 'Oct: _2o.-A party of about fifty business men of Port 1 tnur is 'being organized tnrough the West to start foremen. At the local. jters it was reiterated that the pany had made all the concessions possible and that the j not be re-insta'iled as foremen but may accepted as machinists. -Meridian. hun-- ,dred members of the Brotherhood of tor a, trip jraihvay employed by the Queen Nov.- 'Visit- [and crescent Railway at New Orleans signature to a statement. Humby saw j ing important cities along the CNR. and at Lazaruk's dving statements. There LOVC and inspector wer, w nnA witness and the accused. Pnso: was some of life and not an hopelessness on the part of Lazaruk. The judse, therefore, in- structed the jury not to. consider the evidence at. all. Saw Bloodstains- all these things done. Accused Was Present The accused was present and could hear what Lax.aruk said, as well as what the interpreter said. Then the prisoner was escorted back to the guard' room. Constable vith Prisoner him a shoot to Edmonton, going west, and back by Ualgary and other cities on the C.P.R. Jacksonville and Meridian, Miss., wha- nave been on strike for the -.past j mouth, in an efforr w obtain increas- jed wages and better working condi-, tions, tonight announced the failure i of their movement. As many as can, j obtain eronloymen'i will return to work. Lack .ot support from other branches of libor caused the abandon- ment oi' the >striXe- James Home, engineer at No. fi, i T- T he replied that he needed n, to reply i from t-lio engne o'dock ia the no Lazaruk's question he said that hesaw Qn trajn two -About 12.-15 that day, after a t-ele-' A o 1 C1 LI 1 phone message from' Dr. Mewburn i A blltish Dteamef Had a that Lazaruk had died, he. took ae- i to the w No.! particularly, against saying anything, buck-i he sai'i. "Mr no afraid if me Z.Q had bought, five acres of land a -amp and a cap ond on the rope iis and he had to make a pay- t on it. is not so. You want to spend some bloo-c! stains, just at a bend in To Mr. witness said in to ir, with my said Lazaruk. the road opposite a roulre. Tlie j always spoke anil cap wcro tontther, about tw or j cused. yards oft" over the blood stains, I Statement land the" buckets were closer to Xo. inspector had knov.'n accusi-d "How do you know? That _is noli j-L WRK two o'clock about a year and had several eonversatiojis vith him over some lar.ii dials, ahvavs- in Knclish. Wit- hul replied Chobotar. j Lazaruk came to the shaft. Laxartik look hold of Chobotar's coatj Slcllvcna was with him when he saw the latter broke away. Lazaruk i articles on the road. The ground "''ssw May i looked as though there had been -a; tar m the hospiuti tu ia.-.e an ante- j sen file there. Stayed Will) Lazaruk James ilellvcna, r.ichtwatchman at rn time'' V: I" LH'H -Vn L ch re-nhed- -1 n for I'm not running way from you osecl to be Conn With Dynamite Outrage at L_OS Angeles u-fl oT involved with re'cein dj or.iro.so here in which Time1; was destroyed .T terrible los.1; of life, are like- ly to he wlu-n thr: Mail liiirr San reaches Acapul- co, Me.vieo. towage of Ilirce i-irf! pa.ss.-'ntrers lias already been ced-by time Captain of liie steam- uii.ier instructiuns from Sccretarv al miuif for truancy officers, and furth- jnow.' Liixnruic asked what he said.] Xo. Saw Lazr.ruk leave there is no method by which the'and he repeated it. Lazaruk had a! shaf; a'mni one, am! again when the i mortem statemi'nt from I.a.'.aruk, The I accused sioorl al the ic-ot of j bj'dsidn -.11 it: could hear botit Laxaruk and the interpreter. The nntc-mortc-m cotiH; no) accepted us until the sworr thai had been in whereupon the latter; whcr r the present aet, except bv insist- such a child shall al'tend school for sixteen weeks r-ach year. is unlhinc; in ihe act which hlates v.'hat iieripd of the year shall cover. The dcsiro'! bv the three is known ;xsToxas .Smith anev 1 the oilur are believed to be tnim B. Ijryce and K. A. Perry, 'him titistecK1 as.soeiation will pro- for appoiniment of a tni- oflicer, said ofticcr to lie main- by the school board employing Chapter of Disasters o-a cil (OCd. Hosion, Oct. The two million and a li-'iif riollars worth products for the east British steam- er just brpusht to port, were carried across tin; seas amidst, many pcnh-. Thr- began IV iast; when she was four days cm; from Colombo, for Xew York the steatiiiT nin into monsoon, sini- the crew had to fire in i.riv 01 -he bunkers. The was hut not bci'ore it had tianjacre esliroutod at rcdc out of tl1'- storm .oral 'then ircuisht .vtiu'mer scrapinp; over it, and Hardly ;lie Kaiscnga left Calcutta. 7. -Alien she ran down iihiiing SCDO'jP.er. Rackin.c; who was dazed by the blow, drew his! Ho found the deceased's own weapon, u small revolver, and; shot to frigliteTi, Lazamk. He did nor! mean to hi; him and did nor. know I until afterwards thai, lie had done so. one of tin- buckets. ealibre. The bullet in cou'n is no ca fixed. H from the schooner ih? lamp ana tv.o dinner pitils. The place1 is where the trail veered off through a, fence. There U.IK blood on the Tour.il, ;j'.il on the buckets and in PERMITS TO BUiUD George Angus, residence, Fourteen-; th sirce: south, i landed on a mud back, A rising lide iier. Two of the erew t-op.i- initted- su-icide during the voyas'1. LEMIEUX IN SOUTH AFRICA Cane Tov.n, OCT. hud threatened for the last! To Mr. Shepherd. Mr. ?vlcllvena said j George Green, residence. Second j l-omifiix, postmaster general of Can- twelve months ro cut him up and kill! that took him where he could i avenue south, The prisoner had owned .the re-1 volvor about, five years and .had car- ried ir for the last year and a half ns lamp and bucket. .Xight ssei left' ilic'mine. fore Lazaruk and went to No. S about.] he had money on him ami was afraid ien the night Laxaruk's sou'-n- iag arrive-l here to at-ionci, as McDonald and Whitely. residence, I "opresentatlve of (he Dominion. A st.reot south, S2000. iionmi! opening of the now Soiuh AT- Whitely, barn, Twelfth A St.! rietm parliamen! by iht- Duke of Con-1 FASTER MAIL SERV1CL Queenstown, Oct. despatch of British mails to Canada via New York is 'to be accelerated. The Lusi- tania and Mauretania are to leave here' two hours earlier, insuring the deliv- ery ci' mails in Xew York on Thursday. Cardinal Logue Says Irish Would Be Jusi as Loyal With Home Rule no pet.-.-'K' mou: ioyu the The Drii-ish poliey. lie as well be attack'ec; in London ;i.s in C'auaduiH city hi1 knew. Ho drc-.v the coiiflusion that the Irish people uuiils! 'just- as a! ii' tlvey t rented in the way. Tiie C'ulliolic church, he afifieil, was Nourishing ia the Do- ;