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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Alberta.'Tiuwlay, October 20, TERRIFIC BLIZZARD TIED UP WWEG Storm Demoralized Street Drove Snow With Awful Force GREAT FALLS OFFICI Winnipeg, Oct. in from the no-fthwcat early last evening and continuing unabated throughout the nlyhr, a heavy Urlyllis 'enow storm Imil, daybreak, completely domoral-j ixod street tar service, ami thoua-; Knda 01 pecplB were obliged to walk 10 work, T'JIU street railway' made "0 HlK'iupt to.operate sulnirhan lines or nny Inn mi main lines of tnirriH, but early in Fcroiioou they had recov- ered a limited'service on Main street, lietween Union and Canadian Pac- ific and on Portage avenue to KlifM'brookh street. IiRSiiUmit; of Kort Rouge lutd to face bitter sale on Toot, and in many rises to at homo. The wind too miica for Ihs gentler sex, and tho phie plants of several 'bis j-nis ai standing idle. by stcrm at midnight in (feet car shriller on tlio conwr iUige avcnu'} and Slverlirooke, a fand his 'wire stayed there all .rather than face tlijk elements, r were found there this i'he storm m general oveft most o uiiioba, and ei sends dowm to tin freat Lakes, but so far are funning on ivretty gcod s Washington, dent '''aft Bin-lies, registrar or On-lit Kalla, Mont., resignation of Kereh same office. iHVtfbiteatioii. ed In a few days. AM HEIR OF RlE Ottawa. Oct. ow ot tho Into J- and n iilfo of tbi' of fork, ami i tlm SaKC minicns, lit the home 01' her sun-in, lionalil. Inianneii Troy, N.V. Cabinet Changes for Pres- ent Completed Conservative Whip Resigns CODERRE WAS STOKELY MURDER TRIAL STARTS mm IN AT FALLCRHIUNAL m% HON. MR. JUSTICE WALSH P. Mae-1 Who is presiding in the Supreme made iitj Court. This Is His Lordship's., first Court iu Lethbridge PLOTlElp FORCE AR TO ABDICATE Oct. -'f. At noon today, hiti'ltcyal HifshneKs 'the Uuktj'of Con- mmght at liis of lice sulwinUiered the oath of office to Louis Codeive, inom- her'from-Hochelagu, new Secretary of j Sijtte, to. tjut-cced 1-lon. .1. Hoth-s. The j adminlstrativo caths v.-ero also ad- ministered to Hon. -Rabi'rt Rogers, as M.inlstor of Public -Woyks, In succeti- sion to Hon. F. and to Hon. W.-J; ilocne, as Minister of tlio Inter- ior, 't'liis'conipletesvth'a Cabinet 'rc-ar- raiigeinoiUs mude necessary by tho rtiaigiuiiiou of Tho writ for di- vision of Mr. Co- derre will seek will he is- 5ued without ihe Recent Smciclt Chagin Accoi-o Duke Michaes FN ANTON SQRRY.T LOSE MR. BRY 'A. signal tribute was paid to !A. C. Bryan on his departure A banquet was ten him by 'the .citizens. Nearly Uvo hun- dred were, in .Reference! made in the speeches lev.Mr. Hry- an s activities; as a citizen and pnH ticularly his'services as. a member oi school lioard, Speeches were made by prominent .men of the town. Ihn clOsti-of the evening a purse- 61 gold was presented to Mr. Bryanj while Mrs. Iky an was given a tu of i'uriiiturc. Mr. Bryan will be diictcil 'minister of St. Andre church, North Lethbridge, on- Tin f rs- dav. j URE'S PRO- LETHBRIDGE MAfJ MINENTLY IN OF S.O.E. CjJt'ftAND LODGE In nd lie Ji. FRED ROBINS IS PAST PRESIDENT ry, Oct. Sens of T5n; first provincial yraud lodge has organized 'with tlie following of rl'asl Grand President. Fred Rob Lethbridge. Grand President, C. W. Chapman Edmonton. Grand Vizier, II. BaHer, .Mcdicina Grand Sei'retary, R. B. Uale, Cal Kury. Edmonton was sclei-led as the nex place of meeting. Rrepresemativcs from all the districts wurn ill attend ancc. Calgnry ctuorlauietl royallj and a very onthusiaHiie meeting was liehl. ihe imiral iation St.Potersbmg U daring, but fiubti I'oLt the Czar and fom tij4 abdicate tn-3 Russian tin on of the alleged it eight-year-old Cza crown, both siorie cent Chagin, has stint said that ihe orite, and comnmnctlT the im; cide when warned I the police -WUL When lhe> am burnt d heart, in his dress' search revealed a pressed with n If .Admiral to.Cruui ifywiel _.. lug he could be i dine' straight home rame Though the ploi it St Petersburg, the eijfftia ylm ned for Jaita ileeiVa's c i iOUEly disaffected According to pti rumens the plan was to Inu and crew of the hiaint tthe party under ane i ice the abdicate aud w s right oi" succession in of jMiUnel The scheme uilcdsffJ'VH Czar soi nervous -uid caeon given for the plot gwcial dis gust with couit n and the bp lief that the C i. u not i nine Romanoff. k The third least IB that the Czar is no IOIK? -31811 beiufc, dominated 1u u njiiicb Grand Duk0 rn 3 not been ou speaking term tie, C? u for two years, mute 1 tried to with his n otHd flf, honor As For the supptftclc en th Czarevitch, is hilitjt, under the rylng to ob tain work lib i j, i or stabbed tary absence or tl i ANOTHER SHOOTING FATALITY rqrr, William, Oct. "Wil- contributed one fatality to the Thanksgiving Day list of hunting ac- be" over before "th-e House meets on November 21. There is; still considerable specula- tion' as to 'why L. T. -ATavechal at the last moment stood aside for Jlr. Co- The reasons are given and SIR MACKENZIE CRITICALLY ILL Toronto. Oct.1 ilackenzio Ic.vnW prime minister of Ca- nada, who was injured.last week by a i'all at the Albany club, is reported to nave passed an easy day at Wellesley Hospital, although lie is suffering con- siderable jiain and .his condition is critical. JAMES J. HILL'S ROAD PROSPEROUS RAILWAY, MAGNATE SAYS HIS ENGINES ARE HAULING 5000 .CARS A DAY New York, Oct. 23. James Hill came to town yesterday for a visit to the oHiccs oi the Great Nor- thern ant! Northern .pacific railroads. Speaking of' the trasipess in the northwest, Mr. Hill saiil: "At pres- ent the Great Northern, whlca has i the niggest year in, its history, is I loading five thousand cars a day. This is equivalent to a freight traiii fortj miles in length. Gi'oss earnings for the first three weeks iu October we Several Serious Gases Confront Justice Walsh on; His First Appearance Pleaded Guilty the Others Will Defend Attempt to Show That Dead Man was Aggressor in Shots Fired in Self Defence cidents. Henry Allison, a young drafts Was taken to Marechal entering the man. whose home is in Carjeton, i Cabinet as a representative of tha dis. triet of Montreal representing Cllarlevoix constituency in the Que- bec district, and fear that under sucli conditions Mr? 'Jlarechal might not able to carry the constituency. is understood that Dr. Paciust, chief government 'wjiip for Quebec, has placed his resignation in the hands of Premier Bbriien, generally accepted (1) that objection i over ahead of last year. Minn., was pulling a shot gun to him to take aim, when th-s trigger caught and the charge blew his breast away just above the heart. He died short- ly afterwards. STRICKEN DOWN IN THE BATTLE CHAIRMAN 'OF NORTH DA LIKELY FATALLY ILL I -irgu, Oct. H. 0-ray, chairman oi the North Dakota republican'stale, central committee is VCIT, ill. .He is in a hospital iu this uu where he underwent an intestin- al o.peraiion bat week. Physicians, it u said, .cannot determine the cause of his trouble and have practically up hope of saving his life. Up to last week Gray was in charge of the republican campaign- in North Dakota. -I. JI. Foley, the wilier ni" verse, has taken up Mr. Grav'y work. and tlie gain for ,-thb. entire month will not be less than "The country has 'been slowly re- covering from the effects of the panic of 1907. There is a hetter feeling now and merchants and jobbers report sat- isfactory conditions. Farm lands arc in excellent shape." CHINESE CHEER TO FARMING CQN- The Jury The jury empanelled were as fol lows: E. J. Sehl, Wm. Bux'toh.. Efl McKenzie, EL Peltier, W.' H. Couib-ear and J. T. Graham. They are in .charge of two Mounted Policemen, and wil make their headquarters at. the Dalla; Hotel, where they will eat and sleep under guard until .the trial is over, Mr. Coiiybeare, representing the rowu, in his opening address to the jury, cited the events leading to the murder. Harry Pugh, the first witness call- Whosi HON. F. D MONK resignation made Cabinet changes necessary HAVE CUT THE RAILWAY LEADING TO CAPITAL Turkish Army Cut Off from Armies Successful Flag- men Disappear, from Europe The condition Prince continues to iinpi to in formation from Sp i) HE MAY SEEK_RE-ELIION Mr. Hatch Considering Submitting His to Peo pie to Seek Vindication of the He-Kays TH those days of toil and strife in him up into a affairs, it is pretty hard to know just where one stands, but May- or Hatch has been considering the texture of bis foothold, and has just about decided that he will bo a candi- date for mayoralty honors, after all. He is rather shy when the question Is broached; nevertheless, he is serious- ly contemplating taking the stand once more in his own behalf, and be- lieves lie can show tho ratepayers to their satisfaction that his actions dur- ing the year 1.012 have been for the gord of tht> city as a whole. -It haa been rumored quite frcoly during the past week thai the mayor was rc-comildcrlng his intention to ticfl'oiiui a candidate on (re more for mnyoraHy honors, ao thin morning tlie Herald called on him, and bucking to him in a t f d'a dhp-t answer, "Vcs.'l am con uid 1 that I 'will Iw in K There has boon a lot oi u it nv actions while I hiiAo heei hair but I London, Oct. concentrated scnted to Mukahat Pasha, the Turk- GRESS ADDRESSED COMPAT- RIOTS i THEATRE Loud huzzas of acclaim broke irom the throats of 150 Chinese residents oi Lethbridge last night, when at the Morris Theatre Hon. Hsieh En-Lung, international delegate for China to the Congress, addressed the local Chinese colony on the new Republic of China which has risen out of the remnants of a -monarchy that had held sway over the big Asi- j atic nation through dynasty aiter dy- nasty. It was a most cosmopolitan meeting of Orientals, gathered there to hear the history ;of the nso of the new government of China, and to hear told, as only" Hsieh En-Lung can tell it, the glorious future of the land of the poppy which has now broken the bondage that for years held a na- tion, at one time a leader oi all na- tions, in a state of serai-slavery, and hundreds oi years behind the civlliza-, tion oi the Occident. Every Chinese resident of the col- ony was at the meeting. .Not a sin- gle one overlooked the opportunity to hear flie words of wisdom as they came from tluMips of Hon. Hsieh En- seniimclltln favor of Wilson. The Lung a member of the department oi odfls stm rcmailli nmvever, Wilson -1 agriculture, who had come to Lath- Tftft ,_ am, RaoieVclt i. tu The fall criminal assizes of the Su- Court, with Mr. Justice Walsh opened here, this'forenoon in presence of ;i crowded courtroom. The following cas-es were set down for trial, with each prisoner pleading as follcws; litlwin 'Stokeleyi of Milk.A'fvcr) ac- cused of murder of F'fetlerlcte Stoke- ley; pleaded not guilty. Richard Christian, accused of in- tent to murder Pat J3gan: pleaded not guilty. John Carroll, accused of in- tenf to murder H. F. Amiable; pkaded not guilty. George Rawnsley, bigamy; pleaded not guilty. Albert Graham. Carmangay, acc.us ad of horse stealing; pleaded not; guilty. j D. Whitney, accused of unlaw fully receiving cattle and calves, bp longing to Blood Indians, knffwiug same to have been unlawfully stolen; pleaded not guilty. John McKay, attempt to murder Thomas'Oxland, and ed guilty. William Kelly, escaping from cus- tody; pleaded guilty j Stokeley Case The empanelling of the jury in th" Stckeley murder case-'occupied: little time, aud onljyin one dr two instau ces jurors challenged In V G iMackaj ICC of Edmonton R A Sfflltti, Ul- pnsbnoi BETTING FAVORS THE DEMOCRATS WALL STREET MEN OFFEFM TO 1 ON WOODROW WILSON FOR THE PRESIDENCY- York, Oct. on the presidential .situation in Wall street is still very light with an overwhelm- bridge that he might take back with 3. The odds ou the cotton exchange him the-ideas of the Occident to from The terrible losses suf- stalchcd for them the possibili- believe that if .and think, only stop tbit ibc right thing hay in- stances. It, is to perform 'With the Cent cal pot is once in "K to boll and prnspecliu nlng ,to nmhc rh It j hard to get. i from any of them, .but tlar ff that ihe air la clearing, arr? not Itltely 10 be so n 'tioii w rumored soir.'i The Turkish army has no other incnna of avoiding being totally sur- rounded than hy accepting LaUlc on the line of the' Itivm- Erkene. This will be the Turbfi' last (igm, The strength of the. Turkish forces in the region from Kski Haba to' Lullc Burgas is eslimateit at tour army corps. About luO.Oui) men altogether are j reported to have taken part in the battle of Kirk Kilisseh, the greater part of however, began to re- Unit on the night oi Oct. 23rd, while one division ami a half by defending the positions at Kirk Kilissch cover- ed the retreat- On the heights oi Jundala the rear guard of .the.defenders of KIrt Kilis- seh made a desperate resistance. The Turks were disposed in all directions iml the giTairr nuinbcr of them were cut off. I hr prisoners say that the Turkish army is greatly and thai (lie ollicers are the first to throw ,up the sponge. I In 1 alien by tlir TinVgar- ians at Kirk Kilisneli included a dia- mond stiiddud twvrd of honor i The speaker spoke in Chinese, and the local Chinamen today arc ail ad- herents of tliu new rcpuhiie no matter what, their original luanings Hsieh Kn-Lung left tliis morning for .San l-'rancisco from which port he sail for Pekin. MR. FRED ROBINS Past President-Elect of the first Grand Lodge Sons of England V AlberU EVERYTHING FAVORS GRAIN SHIPMENTS Fort William, Out., Oct. tlicr and traffic conditions ou Lake Superior never wer0. better.. Several 'hoars had .to returp to port yesterday owing to heavy northwesc galea, but the 'wind has'calmed, aud all through traffic has been resumed. are working.day and night, giving des- patch to grain boats, notwithstanding 'that Rrnin receipts are breaking all 'records. No blockade ai the clcvuiora is feared. RED DEER'S POPULATION lied 1-ioei-; Oct. consus taken nionlh shows the I lion to bu ulios, ed, being sworn, said he knew tlie ouaed, also Samuel Stokeley and Fred- crick Stokeley. He remembered the day ou which Frederick Stokeley was killed. Witness had heard that .'both Edwin aud his brother Frederick-had been quarrelling. During the recital by 'witness, of the events leading up to Urn murder the prisoner sat in the'dock with, his eyes directed constantly towards the witness', and seemed to manifest ke-eu interest in. the evidence. In answer to 3Ir. Conybeare witness sajd he heard two shots fired. Later he saw two men standing, but did not know at the time who they were. He found out, however, that it "'wag Edwin and Sam. Stokeley. Witness also de- scribed the position in which tire body; was found after the shooting. Cross-examined by Mr. ness said lie was working in July'for Edwin and Sam ou their Wit- ness on the 10th or llth of-May, 1911; .spent some time at Edwin place, where the Stokeley'parents and other frieuds were. A Nasty Row Frederick Stokeley threw, a paU'.blJ iie'w milk at Sam Stokeley, and ap- peared to'be very said, do-ea this Witness left, there and then beet-use thought there some- unpleasantness.' .In! jtae spung of Fred s placqji bunch ot cows grazing on Fredas pasture Wttueas went to bnng, barlr-tno of tho to Sams faira Fred refeired.to.his two brothers as pups --and TMtnesr. did not succeed in getting Some ueekb lat- erolrtjmaii Stokeley asked witness to go-to .Fred's place again and bring1 some animals 'belonging to hiirii Witness told Fred lie wanted the hors- ;es for-the old man'Stokeley, but.Fred, said he 'would go and get his gun a3 it. was evidently the only way out of the trouble. Searching Crosi-Examlnition It was obvious .that the defenca were not overlooking the .slightest point iu unravelling the trouble be- hind the shooting, as Mr. Mackay showed th-e witness a rough the locality where tho shooting took: place for 'the purpose of establishing: the movements of Frederick Stoke-' ley. Witness adhered to hU original statement made on direct tion, that he only heard two shots, fired. He could not recollect having- heard a third shot. Frank McGill, sworn, "ver- sion of affairs on the day of the shoot- ing. Sam Stokeley went up to hiia house and got a and Ed. went across the field. Witness did noi) hear any shots fired. ,A Neighbor's Story W. D. Whitney, 'who lives near tlio Stokeley's farm, said he had a versa tion with Edwin Stokeley jifiei'. ihe shooting. Witness said Ed said le didn't shcot Fred, and mentioned ibout taking responsibility for any trouble which, might arise. on page MR. BARDIE ASKS Former Manager of Diamond Coal Company Sues for Salary Due on Unexpired Balance of Engagement Contract Claiming damages, 'balance duo ou liLs contract with, tho com- pany, W. U. L. Harriie, formerly man- ager of the Diamond Coal Co., has is- sued a writ against the company for that amount. The writ was issued soma time ago, and >Ir. Hanlie's EOT Icitor, W. C. Ives, is making every effort to have the at the civil sittings of the Supremo Court netx month, The action of iha'appelaht is'tbe re- sult of his dismissal by, the'company at their meeting in Inni incnth. Giving no causo whatever, according to thg plaintiff, thev dlfi- him from liin position us aup- orlntendeut of the Diamond Coal Co., putting Mr. Watson In his place; bis dismissal taking effect immediately on notification by tho company. Mr.: Hardie was employed by the company a little over two years agp- to. take charge of the Diamond City plant, tho salary being per an- num, his contract, to continue for five years. Tire named iu theauic' is the balance of the money, due oa the contract for the uuexTpLred portion of the term. W. C. Ives is acting for Mr. Hardie ami Johnstono A Ritchie for the coin-' jmny. If the caso comes up at the- civil sittings of the Supreme ft will make two largo damage suits for that sitting, (ho other being the 'GUlcap.lc against Mayor and Kguii aud ;