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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethlmdge, Alta., Friday, October 28.1010. 270 PAT EGAN IS "AS ELECTED HI End to a Case of Much Local.Interest in the Supreme Court SAID Clears Police Officer Com- pletely -Contradictory Evidence "It is only fair to the accused, Egan, to say that I. believe there is -nothing in the evidence to ..show that -in' the 'house :'nientioued for any im- proper reason., I cannot _ accept the evidence -..that'; hfe was his shirt sleeve's "at1 the iime of -the affair. As to faction in .shooting; un- der the-., circumstances such 'as do, -I cannot say. There j .is; no doubt that the parties .who made i the cbmp-laint we're, more or: iess in- toxicated and 'not -acting" as they would under ordinary Their being refused admittance to a house waere men are generally invited indi- cates that they were very much under tiie influence of liquor. Their intern-. cation mar not have been wholly due to the liquor they drank but may have -Been partly, due .to exhilarated SOUTH SHIELDS Southshields; Oct. bye-election 'TO fill the seat vacated, by Sir''..William. Rob- son today, resulted in the're- turn .of Russell' Rea, Liberal, over'. R. Vaughan Will- iams, Unionist, 4910. Tins re-( tains the seat for the' govern- ment by a reduced majority, the Liberal falling off Xrom the .'general election.-being 181, and from previous, electiotns 1788. However, the Conserva- tive gains are.-by'no ,.means being fifty-six, from general, and but 479 from the election of 1906. Spirit of Bravadd Leaves the Condemned.'.: Man COMMISSION -SpoKane; Wash., .-Oct. .is. being; made by the committee of 15 with the'new'-city charter; rnrrrr GREECE IN STATF OF JlnlL Ul DEATH WATCH ON to in'Spokane next year under I Rumoi" of a Revolution in the of-government. the adopt- German Official the committee ar-e that five com- niissioners, elee'ted 'at. large, shall be paid: a year for terms of three, and four years; that'the ci-ty'engineer must have had CANADIANS TO ATTEND CORONATION NEW ARI NOT Clergyman Seeks.to'Give Spiritual Corrifort to the Murderer reelings over a victorious football i "We are face to face in Anglican Clergyman Tells of Some of tne Evils- News of England T-Aixdon, Oct El- duties" the West writing to the council of Arch--1 are called-.upon--- to p's Western Canada fund, out ____ >-___i. p_._ __ j_______ I) 51 V f 1 n M Tl "f Tl bl 'iperience corporation counsel must have .practised" law in the state since. 1S05; -'that the city clerk keep 'and: publish an official gazetted "The1, bonds 'of city 'employees ;were -fixed-.at-'not-'less" than Those five will be creat- charter: since he was on, Wednesday utilities...Itis expected that to hang Dec. .15, iin j-the..charter ..will submitted to thr. of Alex.Lazaruk., is.j electors in "-November, the spirit of bravado .and I-would-dp-it-agam that he put'oiulol-' lowing his which, he'maiit tain-cd right up .to the 'commencemeri-'t1 of 'his trial" on Monday, and: in- stead, he lies on his tie Con- demned cell and cries and sobs ,'.al- most" the-whole, time. Immediately on his being sentenced, carpenters were -sent for off a compartment in the guard .room at the barracks, this compartment- being known as ,The.death watch -with the.'heav.y.re-. sponsibility is one of the mbs't oner- FEELING AT ATHENS Against. the National As- sembly-Election to fAllC1' T :1TIPITT JUD J Al 1 towns -.and'the'gocd time they had sub- the.potent force of materialism sequently. they had stopped their row when ordered' to do.'so by Egan, there would j Fo'ur of schooner Flor_ have. been an -end of'the affair, but ence" inland from Nova Scotia for and gross forms of- vice are Sunday under-American influence, largely a day of pi- is Day and-night for the. six-weeisuin- til Dec. 15 '.the. accused not letting him, out-.qf .tiis tncal that Trades and Labor Forced At the Tra-ties Council -mcetingflast might, .the Elec-; sight. -So that accused .can be' -seen they Shppr non-commissioned ping after Satur- all the time a six, candle had decided to fine all members is kept burning all night'. for every -time ttiey are caught Beriin, Oct. it a persist- ent rumor in official circles here to- J day that a revolution has broken out a" enquiries sent to the Grecian-Capital 1 i no reply. There has been much ill-' feeling at-Athens, recently against the.} national culminating in the j i dissolution of that body' last Tuesday. The assembly was especially elected i i for the .purpose -of undertak- ing a, revision of. the constitution. At _the request oi King George, -M. Ven- 'izilcs, the Cretan leader, formed "a cabinet on pet. 18. The ministry t was not received, inj a friendly, spirit the- Chamber, the members oi repeatedly absented. themselves when the premier endeavored to 'se- cure a vote of confidence. The pre- mier, discouraged, announced the resignation pf "the on .Oct. 31st.. The. King refused to accept the resignation and on-Monday the Cham- ber adopted the vote of confidence in the premier by a ballot of 20S to" 31. The premier -was not satisfied, how- Ice-ling- 'that it. was a Ottawa, Oct. ing Journal-says it is under- stood that it is the intention of the government to follow '_the example' of the Australian provide offic- laiiy of the at the coronation of King George. The question willcdme up in the session, soon, .after the opening of parliament next month. is jprpbaWe there- fore" that the Dominion-of Can- ada .will1 be; represented-at the by- twenty'.Liberal members parliament and -twelve Chief Supreme-Court, Sir .and the "premier3. of' the., .various. they assumed a hostile .attitude. Egan j Philadelphia :.were rescued by'' the .changed 'every forty-eight hours, I davTs ghls "previous to public with King's -wishes iired fiis'..revolver in the air to attract] Commodore, _ after, spend- j cndorsatipn ...the attention- of 'the other andj inS'.a. fortnight The advisaoll- man s_ cell, ..all they became '.more-hostile. He .Had to i Provisions .uneatable. An -a i ;jin of- an those-who-refuse to .be'arrested. This in-gliaui night, would lessen .the'' respect for- the -law, I "formerly si.ate "cial. :cpadition." -pf the" sea's, "ahd-f he stood that rione-.ol'ihese had eVer dc- the. extent.- of even a. six-" -.and the'result's wou-ld be .more'Serious than" this case. -I am not satisfied" th'at the accused intended to injure-the complainant. He fired in iront of him to deter him from advanc- connection, -with ing to strike--him and fired where, if j debts. he hit him. -the results ;would be least' Fifteen boys from the training i serious. I find the accused not guilty Exmouth have been .selected to in the eyes of law.- The case- is Navy. The Earl Ranturly speaking at -a mating to dos- a' The 'recent- ly .adding overdone to 'their roll ,oE. membership.. The Typo-' 4-n v-'4 i graphical -Union--also1 reported -increas- to tne barracKs yesterday nndips jn membershin asked if-the man. -wished i anr at? that he iSHJbe'o'f the most nerve-racking ex- periences possible." tusmi-sea. ot of Que- sareoers of the Alantic Md Que- buch in suostance was the judgment bec Western the Chief Justice -Harvey in the supreme j hope that at the next "lesling he of court yesterday afternoon at the con-J would be able to report a: elusion of 'the case in which Patrick i opening of the -line. of -the. city p'olice force, was j cnarged, with shooting .William Stew- OIED FROM THE Regina, Oct. injur- t ies received by .'a fall from a culvert wnile working on the Canadian Pacific railway Regina-Bulyea line, John Mar- quis died at the-general hospital.' CHOLERA DEATHS AT ROME Home. Oct. three new ait Tvitii intent to do bodiiy harm and with having occasioned bodily harm. Contradictory Evidence There wag a good deal of contradic- tory evidence given in the case regard- ing the house out of which Egan came, way in wiich he was clothed at the time and the nature' and place of the row. The inmates of the houses swore that Egan came out of the brick nouse 'on the same side of the street as the-house where the row took place and not out 'of tie house across the street, as the crown witnesses con- i tended. This was sworn by Jean i Hughes., who was in the brick'house. J and saw Egan when the affair took place, and by two others who were in the itfarion house across the! street. Several witnesses swore that] Kgan was attacked by the men, wbo threw rocks and bricks at him and threatened to knock his head off and made threatening advances towards him. They also swore that when .came'up to the bunch he cried: this out. you fellows. I am a police officer. You are under arrest." They j reSO ed urpon Although! refused to stop and made as though toi S' of Vancouver, was j attack Egaiu warned them veteran from outside points and- ordered them to "stand or theyj Present al the meeting they 'did not might get hurt." They kept coming! ignore their representation, is a member 'of t although'! one is not kiiown, rAn ..inter-i preter will visit him today and' asV certain what to ami what--priest he wishes -to visit him. The execution will .proba'bly take place in the old guard room yard, just inside the north gate'to "bar- racks square. NEWS FROM THE HEAD OF THE LAKES Fort Arthur, Oct. Canadian 'ivoraiern railway is using-the new cut off line at Kakabeka, which saves several .miles and overcomes a grade. cases of cholera and four deaths were j The technical education-commission commences its western tdiir here next and will be bv committees City Coun cil. Board of Trade and Board of Edu- cation. Tne remains of the man found dead" VETERANS MEET IN PEACE Nl preciatio.i of Bro. Tuckwell's servic- es to the- union was to work hard for. his to" the city council'' The vras accepted and D Mc- Nab and to fill out the .balance of the term Elec- tion> will.-take plave next Organizer Ritchie reported four hew unions being organized in the city. edVttiat'-the assembly be. dissolved. had, his.-way'and 28thywas as, --of the election oi a new chamber.' liilDRilN Aid. Bowman: Will Nbt Commit Himself "Mun- icipal (Jossip Aid. Gee.- 1M..-Hatch iri' the field ior reflection.'to' the city council in. Decepiber. "'Asked 'by" :tiie- Herald this morning it he "had decided to run: he'.says, he is not-yecy j keek about it, but says, if anybody., 'sees fit to nominate'him... he 'will; accept, as- .he ..wants-to end oL the work completed and like, identified Tin -with :-TBFGi'NA, WILL HAV-E A SUBWAY.: "''Regiha, "Oct.' or: tbe vbccn- received apportion- meat of. cos.t of the. quarter million, dollar'sub.waV. to'be built under -the' been with getting Aid. C. B. so-' yester-'; j day afternoon to" "make any statemehii 'as ,to he He y: Andrew Tilley's nanie is freely as a probable. can- didate. Asked this .morning whether; WON'T HAVE TO PAY ANY TAXES Winnipeg, Oct. a joint meet- I 'ing pf representatives of several vet- j erans organizations last night all dif-jff j ferences -were smoothed over and a! federation under the title of Imperial 1 j Veterans Association of Canada was 1 tified and will-probably go into a nameless grave. The consTrncriou ot a station for a -Marconi wireless telegraph company be commenced todav. OOTER S-A SpOHane. Wash.. Ocr. M. Fromnerz, known all over the pan- Wash.. Oct. dented in the history of the Pacific- North west is the situation brought "to light at Storbuck in Columbia county. W'asn.r south of Spokane, where ihe will not be permitted laiiure of the city .council. to publish a; statement of the resources and es- 'tirnated expenditures of- the munici-, foi the coming year. The state 'aw" provides that this report must be made before the first Monday in Oc- [tober. Just where the revenue is tc be obtained has not been decided, improvements made recen-tly, includ- ing a school building, costing called for the maximum, levy of 16 mills for next year, but this cannot i be assessed -against the property in ciiy. ow.isg to negisel cl tiit; j .council to comply with 'the state law. j 'i'he city of Starbuck has a Railway tracks at j .-he .was in the field, he .admitted that 1 the, matt'er had'been mentioned-to hini by several in the'past few days. was not seeking nomination and had not given the matter ol-becoming a candidate any" thought yet. He did not know whether he run or not.. James Ashcroit, who served on: the council some years who 'has been very narrowly beaten on a cou- ple of occasions during'the last three -years, is a probable candi- date, and the.Herald understands he has decided to run. Broad, on, the whole- .ap- to .be.very satisfactory to civic authorities. i'Accordins to the order of the com- mission, the city is to "do all the ex- and paving and erect all sua-structures, drains and lights. The C P..R. is to erect all the superstruc- tures and to provide such land as is necessary .for the approaches. The city is to.take care -of the abuttal dam- ages -if. any. :A- year, is given as thr time within which 'the subway is to be built. It is roughly estimated that the cost be No candidate 'from "Leth- North i bridge has vet made appearance, A -A about one bun- d'lh rc hlis apoarently been dred.and fifty thousand dollars, and to the railway company, about one In Cases Where By-Laws Have Beeli A F ERNIE INCIDENT Interesting >Discussi6n tween Judge and -Mayor B J r "S (Speciat-'-to 0ct. 77.- Johe Seriuo, charged olin, a Slav, "ifclieT of September Labor "f is v city, ,was" accused, ceed-e'd .to ;t-hat Istage whexeiCMef Police Clerke ing. .testimony, -when cross-examing th'eiClner tipned Mm. as 'to whether v: his takine'thc; a'cc.used. ians '-to rthg-- hospital "for oE; police, had" not s-eeri at' the gaol '.th-ev chief '-said he'.had- not. Mr.' asked' .why. -case l'' -the- -hospital. Li tion prior to the .no meht; Moore for cd, "Is" -there-, anything ujiusiiaKirijjKe mayor. AVhen. court" I. understand yoa are ;Maybr' iVTirV ,j _ you -hot, unicipal occur f hundred .thousand dollars. KJNG SAW CHOLERA PATIENTS Naples, Oct. King, after re- turning ,here .from Cetera, made an un- expected -visit to the Lazaretto where the cholera patients are Dein? cared 'for, and-spoke encouragingly to all. very lit.tlc talk .SQ to a candi- date [rom the north side being put up i this year. Aid. D King, 'Aid. J. M. Hatch, J'as Ashcroft 'and S. W. .Tuckwell, Trades and Labor Council candidate, are theiefotb the only definite candi- dates at present'in the field. FARMERS AND LABOR M-EN Winnipeg, Oct. E. Partridge and Mr Kuowies. ot the Saskatche- wan Grain Growers, met the Trades and Labor executive and discussed the desirability ol co-operation between farmers' organizations and labor or- ganizations. IWERS ISBANDS BRINGING SUITS AGAINST CN.R. on and he fired his revolver into the. and it was unanimously resolved to nandle of Idaho as 'Six Shooter Kate.' between 'JOG- and and-is pros- air, and as Stewart kept coming to- j call a representative parliament or j rrontierswoman. nurse and- rancher, iperoud. wards him he fired at ,bis feet.- He i convention within thirty days to elect 'was granted a decree without alimony I_________________ TO HELP ordered a man to help him and then permanent officials and legislate for went up town to get help, leaving this! Tne organization. G-co. "Semper rep- i the Bellow tbe bunch to see that African medal AGGAGEMAN GOES TO JAIL --Pt. J. S. .hey did cot get away. j Mcrial Association, and Egan Fuily Dressed Veterans Brigade. The inmates of the houses and leilows who were on tbe scene swore that Egan had on his civilian clothes j .and had bis coat on. This was -sup-! ported by Sergt. Lamb and Constable! sargeant, who swore Egan had his J coat on when he came for assistance! and when .ho met the party coining up from the point, con-tradicting the evi- dence of the crown witnesses. The story of the complainants about j the racket was contradicted by wjtnesses with some variations main contention being that the piajnants made nn unprovoked at- i by detectives when they tack on the house and broke the throujrh his car in an effort to get in, and threw rocks! ics' He chosc a. princess gown at the house before bottles a.nfl Kllk chemise and was .caught-with at them from the house. in her action for divorce in the Spo-; Kane county superior court. Judge Stanley Webster -presided. Thus ends a romance ot" the hills that began a year ago. when the woman reined her tiorse at the door of Fromherz's cabin j near Wallace and asked for food and shelter. Fromherz guided her to the home of a neighbor, where she remain- ed three days. Soon afterward From- henc received a. letter from a lawyer saying that his client, insisted upon marriage or compensation for her Fergus Minn, Oct. 27 Among the interesting cases that are Ukciy to come to trial at the au- tumn term of the United Stales Court here ut'e three suits that have just been filed against the Canadian Northern Railway (or damages on ac- count of the recent forest fires along the Northern bonier of the The first complaint, is iilcd by William HauRcn, who alleges that he lost his ________ residence, barn a_nd other buildings, janri he a.sks The second case Spokane, Wash.. Oct. brought .by Frank B. Emery, -whosi- young women living in Brooklyn NY lan-d'was swept by liu-s and who and suburbs, have "sent a joint letter j destruction ,rt oi timber. Tho third is an action bv the puousher of a local newspaper A_ ,OSI his fences, liay and oilier things and asks Tl Uii.r.ipcjr, Oct. i mcctinp; of about 200 ot" the Russian freedom league, it was announced that sub- scriptions for the defence1 of Fotlor- cnko, who is under st-ntenor to [Dniised affections. The wedding atr.ountfd to M on- lowed three days later, and, according i ev ls cotJiinj; from all siiic.s bui prin- MediciiN1 Hat, Calgary, Oct. 27. were Spokane ant; scMuJrlijg ega.t re- sidcnce instituted proceedings for di- vorce. Mrs. Fromherz was named the poods on'him. A, sentence of fSix Sho0icr Kate" by an ex-couvict jiior.ihs' imprisonment was (Continued OR page by Magistrate Kelly. )wnom she captured single handed, and aenvered to the authorities of Idaho. ar.d ihe .States to place the position of Focorciiko before the peo- ple. It. is also announced that ihe Trades and Labor counci! are seekiaa; the sanction of the Dominion Trades ;vr.d Labor Council ior Fodorcnko propaganda. requesting him to them in touch ;with eligible westerners, apple grow-j for Hunurefis of others are ers preferred, xvho desire wives. Their! likely to follow as: it is claimed that names and addresses follow: Marjory' fil'os dcsuoyed Beaudette, Koby and Ella Becker, 440 10th street, i South Brooklyn; Bertha Schelper, 191' woodbine street. Brooklyn; Lucy' stanger. Putnam avenue, Brook- lyn; .May Giff, Mousman street, Brooklyn: Julia and Minnie Palsgraf, Newton street. Brooklyn. TLe let-, ter closes with this explanation; "Some time ago we rend in a New. Vork paper-that there are not. enous's women and girls in the Inland Empire, 'mere are eight of us and we would marry if we could find men to suit. this letter hi yi are in earnest about satisfactory i-nliro country in that vicinity by sparks from locomotives. GONE DOWN WITH LOTS OF ct. 27. The there: was anything r, such. a Court: our system' tlie whole" burden of prosecution, oficfimc committed -wibhin-.a" city, mitment, is laid :on the therefore I cannot the mayor can act for "ac-- cuse'd of city." Mr. Herchmer1: ''I stood that it is .not "done..elsewh'erer A -lawyer -was- employed -tM' pro- vat-e. prosecution .to press: the case.-I have refused mauy cases tha-fr.'.invplvT ed .city; pr-dinancss, but the Criminal-Code of Canada'JTfifave not thought my position to decline." Trie "I entirely disagree with you, I think it is-highly, repre- _- and will have to be stopped., can the public have anything bun? suspicion of the administration of justice in Fernie if the mayor of the city appears for persons charged with offences, and as happened this .morn- ing, crossrexamines the chief of po- lica; it seems that the1 outside public will. curl, its.lip in j scorn when administration of, jus- tice in Fernie is talked o'--" Mr. Herchmer: "It" is well known; that in many cases, against the li- quor license act, for in which I have been retained and ..have refused to I am'wrong in this cas-3 it is purelv because "I, fiven the .matter proper The Court: "I accept your state- ment unqualifiedly.- think "the only thing I can do in this-case- is to adjourn the trial and allow 'other' counsel to be retained.J> v. The ,trial was .therefore .adjourned until Friday morning to give, oppor- tunity for other counsel to. be sceur- red and to prepare to carry ,0n the defence. v The.Cniirr. -'And I think-you shpu'4 decline ail criminal business. even ouiside the town, because the out- side police are brought into close re- lationship-with the "authorities.in Tim city; if you aspire to the chief magis- tracy I think you will have to forego your criminal practice. This brought all proceedings to a stand-still, until tomorrow, 'when an- other attorney will appear and con- clude the case. This incident is causing much com- ment here, and tbe practice of the mayor in defending oi prisoners chars ed with crimes against the' laws of the city or against, the general sta.; lutes, will probably be discontinued. INDIANS UNDER ARREST -Mike Oka, a E-Iood Indian, who is j in the city, waiting-to be culhrj as .v i witness -before the Sunreme Court in mauer-i can-vine besides her crew case- appeared before C. H. can give satisiactory references 0[ lwo a party" oi fourteen miners H- P- charged with being drunk, -lie and should be glad to exchange photo-1 from the Squirrel Rm-r diggings was remanded ami I Saturday. An- with seventy dollars in sold, other retiraan. Little Ass by name is uyeniy-thrw finys overdue at Nomi! j arrested as the who gave-the nquor to the first mati. The graphs with any one who can furnish recommendations as to character and prospects. We have heard of the big red apples and fine crops, and we are ready to help in the work and it is bfljcvcri I to have gone down with all hanns. Violent storms have sine? the vessel beqan her voy- enrteavonng to tho.wmte ;