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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Letiibriflge, Thursday, October Number 269 WERE FOUND GUIUTYOF DR. CRIPPEN IS GOING TO Wilson and: Blair Will Be Sentenced at End of Sittings CHARGE CHANGED The Offence Took Place -in a Restaurant on First Avenue Kdward Blair and Clarence Walter Wiisoii were yesterday afternoon found 'guilty of. committing theft and were remanded by Chiet Justice Har- j vey in the "Supreme Court for sent- ience'until the end of the court. The jury empanelled was: Peter North C. Brooks, G. Butter; H. Hall, JE. Livermore and C. Perry. The affair on which- the case was 'based took, place in-the Manitoba Res- taurant, on First .avenue South, on tne night of September .27. .when Wii- soii jumped over the counter and rob- bed the cash register and Blair knock- ed over the ,cook Lem Luag with" a oeer bottle when he -tried'to help the boss, 'Wong Toy. Constable Brown told of arresting tne men. and of finding on. Wilson. Toy, proprietor of the res- taurant, recognized Blair and Wilson as the men -who. committed the theft, and; told, how it was having gong'down the cellar to get a beef- steak while Lem L-ung cooked the eggs which Blair had ordered. He heard tiie bell ring, and came up in time to see Wilson..jump the -counter. There was only ?2 or ?3 -while tne day's business would .probably come to Lena Lung cor- evidence of Wong Toy, Miss Slay "Parsons, -wlfch whom Wil- jison .and "Blair" had spent the evening 'on First .avenue feo'uth, told ofYWHson coining: to Aer the- .robbery twice 'aforie and once with. Blair. On the occasion, when Blair was along, sue did not let them in and conversed Wilson at" the door. He told her he was going to rob. a, safe of and that Blair was-going to act as.his stall. Av'llson later came hack alone, and .said that his partner had been arrest- ed for hitting a Chinaman- over the liead with a beer bottle. Constable Sargeant, of the City po- iic'e force, told of a, conversation he had with Blair in the cells the morn- ing- after, when he told him that Wil- London, Oct. Crip- pen has decided to appeal. The date of his execution .has not been definitely fixed on- that account. Crippen wheiv seen by Solicitor Newton this afternoon was quite well and cheerfuU He expressed de- light that Leneve had been acquitted, and said it was a very great relief to him in- deed. He wished very much to see Leneve 'and had no doubt she would. visit him at the earliest-possible" MANSLAUGHTER SAYS THE MY Verdict in die Jaffray Case Heard at the Fernie Assizes Spencer's Departmental Store Newspaper Two of the: Heaviest Sufferers "Srtire ,Blpck in the Business .Section Wiped Out-- Soldiers Galled to Assist Firemen Victoria, Oct. in the: upiiolstering department of David Spencer and Cquipaaiy fanned, by high winds, spread to the Times newspaper o'fficB -a block bounded by Government and Broad the approximate loss being two millions. Several rjaelits; fa fire. Spen- cer's store in the heart of arid was the largest de- partmental the. city. Mice was ,in, the rear, 'almost opposite-the Driard J- a Winnipeg, Oct.- togwire in tile-mountains near Revelstoke, no further received regarding the Victoria fire. A late report said.itnffas control a.t 1.30. 'V' son had robbed.-the cash register in (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Oct; trial of Enrico Frances Chello for the murder of .Domino Petrice at Jaffray on the 16th of last July., was.concluded today. At four o'clock the jury after two hours' deliberation, brought in a verdict of manslaughter. Victoria, Oct. 27. The fire which in Spencer's department" store late last evening, burned until long after midnight and swept through the heart of the city's business section; It wiped out several of the finest build- ings and caused loss roughly estimat- ed at Huge fire- brands floated on the high wind which swept towards the water front, and 'it was difficulty firemen, aided by niHitia at Work Point ktnr th e f I a m es f rom sweep- ing a broad path to the water's edge. Many blazing embers were carried put over the water, endangering, ship- ping in- the harbor. Several. unpro: 'S J Alleged That There is a-Conspiracy to Ruin Him Young Girl Makes Charges Against Foster Father, in the Inquiry i Spokane, Oct. an in- Riverside testifies t-hat when cessant guerilla warfare that has been waged on him since the I. W. W. forc- es attempt-ed unsuccessfully to over- throw latv and order iii this citjr, a stiletto -system of-, attacks waged by those elements, their friends and al- a restaurant on -Baroness road.. Det. Jies; Chief'of police John T. Sullivan JSgan's evidence corroborated tkat of Brown as to arrest. This closed the case for the Crown and the judge said-that a ease of rob-, bery could not be established, and or- dered that the charge be reduced to the citv council chamber yes- Rose Elliott was employed as a nurse in their home J. H. Elliott hounded the. girl constantly, and on one occa- sion threatened to cut the heart out of everybody about ihe house if the girl did not return to her home. Dr. H. E. Schleg-cl testifies that he attended Special Officer Hood at the terday morning before his superior apartments occupied by Hcod fleers, the tribunal consisting of the patrolman L. D. Gilder. Rose police commissioners, and- pleaded not j Elliott was then nursin No fatalities have been reported, al- though several firemen were hurt .by tected yachts, indeed, caiigh.tjfire and burned beacons: in the bay.. Alarm wafcjjjven about ten- thirty, o'clock, the .wind was Many cltteenSr particularly those liv- blowing hard that the j ing near the burned blocks, had thrill- firemen had a.big.fight on their hands. The brigade recently reor- ganized and it unable to copV with the conflagration, which was spreading" with great rapidity. were then called; they not only aided in among .the ;but man- ned, tht fire apparatus and helped the brTgadevtp fight Among the buirdings burned were: k "TJMES-NEWS'PAPER 'Fl VE SISTE RS" Eli i LDING, A'' Fl VE STOREY ACCUSED OF MURDERING Ont., Oct. ward Jardjne wig day, charged with the" mur- der of Elizabeth' Anderson. the sixteen-year-old girl whose body was found in the cellar of an occupied house. Jar- dine's arrest. Is the sequel to the last night, when i A mAN witnesses ;svvore -they saw him with .the be- fore stie disappeared. The.deed was committed pri the'jast day of .the Goderich fair, the girl's body being- found in a vacant house. B i g D e p a r tnientaKStpre Man Gets Blac Letters UJtOlLBlTA ne I Jng expertences. The buildings destroyed were in the heart of the retail section. !h the territory between Government street, the main thoroughfare of the city, and Broad street, one block back, everything" was licked up from Fort People of Have Seen Machine to street to "the alley back Avenue. In the souare of Trounce bounded fay Trounce Avenut, only t'ne buildings facing Trounce Avenue escaped des- truction. Swift Current, Oct. flying machine carrying red and green on. rear, .and powerful head" jight. passed over here at i.10 o'clock this .about, six hundred high. People of Irvine, Alberta, saw it'at 4.45-going west., A T A Lare; bum Was T' oronto Monday J.. E..-Eatorr letter ill-spelled :.ahd; andH.encJosed "ii jSdward Hotel -By; thi? organization.. I swear JJeity and ceive S200 from'.you- bold and-'-iami-ly, "ing the first one handy -or your home or yacht' are" oa., bolrcl. VSp helping" do. this if you. don't give -us or -tell.'the- stay town til] j VVe- give to "get, reaj3yr in next'Wediiesday in-.ctoset-'of IWard behind a: ventilator aDout -TWC ..--'-i.----.' _ and were threatened The sotiammfg-a of Lars. AI guests into theistreet and many of them left without stop- ping to save personal effects.- The-telephone system was put out of .commission-and the city's light sys- tem was damaged. BOATS ON SUNDAY Merica E Covered over Fourteen Hundred Miles vi--Crew had a Thrilling Experience--Three Days Tramp to Civilization Quebec City, Oct. reach- glad to reach civilization asain. Thev JdSJair, who bad no counsel, then gave evidence on.his own behalf, and that -he has been" identified with the in doing so attempted to" -clear Wilson by saying that the man-who robbed the was a man named Stew- j evidence was as art. and rhat -witness did not know he j Rose Elliott. was going to do it The Chinaman .Lem Lungfran at. him with a. butcher's Knife, and demanded and to uro- who 1S accuser, and tells or later suffering tect himseli lie -Knocked the China- Owen Sound niav bo appealed to the cfi .the city this evening that the missing balloon America II, the last of- the which started front St. Louis Monday, a week ago. in 'the contest for the James Gordon Bennett Cup, has at last bf-en ac- counted for, the balloon, with its occupants, having .landed at Peribon- the Chicoutirai district on the Tho buUooni.ts tadrt h back of St. Ambrose, accounts Messrs. Mawley reached Chicoiitimi at ten o'clock to- night, and after proceeding to the Chateau Sagucnay, had a wash anrl something to cat, after which -they felt much better. The balloonists stated that they ha'd been forty-six hours in the air balloon and had cov- Mi.'-Eaton E. that; JSat- g-his pnjinsis ._ _ place. offered: b'y.i b.etween the "arrest and arrival de tective office the prisoner, despite tile vigilance of. officer's, managed to drop' and lose'tUe. bait .money. as'the bills are marked and numbers noted it is anticipated .they will be speedily returned or traced. WAS FRIEND OF SIR JOHN. Jas. Stevenson, Oldest and Very Pro- minent Man of Petetrboro, Dead. Oct. oldest sident of Peterboro passed away'this morning: at seven o'clock in the per- son ot" Jas. Stevenson, He had Iived in Peterboro since 1S43, coming-- one thousand, lour hundred and [llere from Port Hope, where he carne miles. They .landed at three his'family in 1S4Q. Hej was a k p.m. on" the Iflth at Lake i member" of the local board of educa-" c ,Sabk-. five miles east of Lakp I uon for forty-eight years a director which 'empties into tliRJof the Pcreibonica, fifry miles from coutimi. For three days and they plod-ded through the anrl short nights eported to bo await- sleeping in the open anrl short of U13' ten terms and previously a -A'P TO Chicou- i provisions. They came across.a hunt- member of tUe town and county coua- for 50 years, chairman of the city trust commission for 25 years, mayor of the city for ten terms and previously" a'. man over -with a beer bottle. posing Captain Sullivan, arrested I Mr_ and Mrs.'A. Cedercrans, E171fi! said be was eighteen years of age, and that, his parents live near Cannan- gay. He had 'a'dispute with his fatb- erj and -left home last June and went to Montana. He beat his way back j on rhe A. R. I-, and was lor it. After he got out he worked for Peck Bros., until he fell in with who took him to Miss Par- son's on the niglH before the theft. The Chinamen were recalled and contradicted the evidence of Blair asillelpers of ttie to the butcher knife affair. and former Police Commissioner Carl police department oi this city. Jn hls locating of Uic missing balloon In reply The judge's Question he j aiul charity worker, testifies that El- Cedercrans residence. and humiliation at his hands. j Captain Sullivan testifies that he Mrs. F. F. Emsrv, society vroman( called, in Rose "Elliott as soon as be liott -was suspected in Minnesota of being tin-, father of his ioster daugh- heard of charges against Gilder and that she denied any improper rela- t.ions with the officer. He advised mhint" 14 years old' who HE SAW THE BALLOON, TOO. Winnipeg. Oct. Dere- a pass- Louis. Mrs. Emen-also testified j her, he said, to leave the bachelor Jenger on the west-bound train which j of being shadowed by a Mrs. Staliord j apartments, anyway. The confession' and a "rfporter ior'a newspaper op-1 of her misdeeds, he said, was .finally extracted by Prosecuting Attorney Fred C. Pugh, and Mrs. Emery. STRIKE IN JERSEY CITY !S EXTENDING New York, Oct. The drivers and Wells Fargo Express a sympathy with the of the United Mr. Con vbcaro hrie.'lr reviewed the' smKJce employees evioence in- an the jnrv. Express Co. in Jersey City to- Then J. R Palmer, counsel for day and K is that tlle Adams xPress men out several inconsistencies in of Disorder were frequent and son, addressed the jarv. pointing' men After beins out loss than half lile were compelled to use both an hour tbe jury brought in their ve'r- against such anuses. The King's Civil iList of eight, (ireii fnousantl the minister added, would be replaced by mod- est presidential salary. T 'is es on ne- cessities would bo reduced and those on luxuries increased. The richer classes who have hitherto been evad- ing taxes will for closely watched. In Toronto, OCT. iM-Tbe judges of tbe j train was travelling at a high rate of court of appeals, the high court judges! speed at the time. and ail the county court jiulaes, appealed to the court of revision in! ONLY FOUR WANT oronto against being assessed on j TO GO TO OXFORD rneir incomes as they are employees New York, Oct. 27.-Onlv four voun- 01 the Dominion sovcraasent and could men in this dtv are ambitious 'to" -o not nP or. their official salary. jlo Osford as Rhodes schol- iuo OHSW came up this morning fron, ,his gtale nam. juagment, was reserved. ber of were "received in conclusion, hi: expressed the opinion j that the separation ot the Church j and State would be accomplished i within i month. v v T '.connection with the qualifying exam-. being held at Columbia uni- CYCLONE IN- TAKES ITALY MANY i versity. LIVES Rome. Oct. of Public Works Sncchi, who is visiting the scene of Mon- day's cyclone says two-thirds of village of Cetara was des- troyed and many persons were Killed. Thirty-four bodies re- main nnburied today. lie es- timates the fatalities ;at two hundred. KOCK APPEAL DISMISSED j His Honor Judge Carpenter yestor- delivered judgment in the appeal :of George Houk against a conviction -I- i by J. 0. Wilson, J. P.. for selling liciyior Indians. The Appeal was dismiss- with costs againer appellant, who ordered to pay The fine of ?100 the costs of the case and the'a'p-" within ten days or JTQ >to jail for' two months. Smith Cameron were lawyers for appellant, and C. F. P. Conybeare, -K. C., for respondent. ;