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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald Lcdibrldgc, Alberta. Wednesday. October STOKELEY'S FA OW RESTS WITH SI HIS PEERS Judge Walsh Charged Jury this ing at Length on Prisoners Motl- ing Gun With Him to Meet llio court resumed at 2.SO -rhi; afternoon after hmcluHHi, spectator to hour the verdict, crowded the court room in every-corner. His Lonl- ehiji inimediwtcly addressed the jury on ihe serioiis nature of Uioir respon- sibility and bald was only one in they could, discharge that was to ,_______.....uds ihe bond of Jt for the jury to decide the; fate of the prisoner m ac- cordunc was the be id) 111 is .5. DEL SALE 1ND IN THE SOUTH'S HISTORY CANON HENSLEY PROMOTED such responsibility- and t: liiKip ever before their miu ith the evidence only. Wha- litlenee in this case? That .lie determining point on must arrive at a verdict. il> vvus doilghtod with tlie u-n by the Jury in tho case unite saiislled that thc vcr- I ho one honcat in their Tim history of (lie case was n traversed by His Lordship, r the oviduncc wasVlain that itokeley was Itilled InVuly last i brotlier, the accusoilV Eilvvin iley. Tliat hciiiR so, was ilestiou to he dudilc'd hy tli luestion was, "Did Kdvvii. kill his brother in self defci on the other hand, the prison 1 his brother, not in self do ion he is guilty ot some crime, principles of self defence weru uiui after defined and His Lordship quoto from the Criminal Coile showing t law on tlio question. Reviewing the. evidence His Lordship said there could, be not question that trouble began' when Fred Stokeley's divorced wife came to live under tho same roof ns tho Stokeley family. Thero was also Jtio question that Frcnl Stokeley had (it various times previous to the day. of the, murder, -niaila threats against tho Stokeley -faintly. The jury must lilnco themselves in the position of the prisoner on the day ol the shooting. Following'- this 'His'Lordship went carefully id''tlie incidents leading. Co dealing In tail with tiie movements of. Edwin and Freil His Lordship got impression that Ed. and Sain Stokeley more concerned about the cattle than anything else. Probably the could not agree witli that view but i ''t for them to abide uy their opinion. M His Lordship also analysed inlijn' the events surroimding the and roferrod to the evidence giv' Sam Stokeley witli reference motion with the right hand if true, would afford some for lieliuviiiK that Fred Stokeljjipy intended to kill the prisoner. ti'.yFs Lordship's Bumrnoning up on the vvas fair ft-iid in no way cither for or itgainst the Morning Sitting f. resumption oi thc Stokcly mur- before Mr. Justice i this morning, with Edwin Stokeley in thc witness under cross-examination by Jlr. 'Ihiinediatciy preceding tile crqss-cx- niHh.ntio.i Juryman Kehl requested nny in thc case he vx- d from the court room, ni wished to recall one or two position oicoa room, ilosctiliwaov meats of Fred t London. Oct.. liev. Her- Uert Hensley canon of Westminster Abliey, who re- cently_ visited Canada, one of the most popular Anglican clerics, has appointed Dean of Unrtmill. _ GRAIN BY THE SOUTHERN ROUTE Bank of Montreal Sole! One Hundied Feet for BIG BUILDING l.'ilca.. .V.V., Oct. l-Vesideiit Sherman's death is a uucslion of only a tew said Dr. Peck, after leaving the .SlKM-niail hoiiao, a few mill- uteis he-fore 12 o'clock lodiiv s- McCain Farm, Near Noble, Consisting of 5930 Acres, Sold by Heeb' Land Company to an Illinois Man Who Took'Immediate Possession Buyer Will Put Up TELLS OF C. P. R. WILL GIVE FORT WILLIAM RATES TO MINNEAPOLIS ON NOVEMBER 8 A. G. Vho conductetthe, Stokeli Moose Jaw, Oct. n November 8, grain will be shipped tb Minneapolis and St. Paul at the same rate that it Is shipped to Fort William and Port Arthur. This concession means much to southern Saskatchewan. for grain will be shipped from here and from points east of hero in quantities. In short, this concession on the part of the C. P. R. will probably drain south- ern Saskatchewan and Alberta of Its. wheat, for navigation on .the Great Lakes will .soon be at an end. and then this will be a.'sec- ond outlet for the crop of the Ca- nadian northwest. Structure in Few Mcnths ALBERTA'S j Tim largest u inaction ni dnelop led farm hmls in th h oic ol scilc with MAR.. ijjivst in f. nrm tun tc block Illinois land a 00 per ncre and to invest m the I cUiuculgo dutrici cm opcnle on a larKe lt Bic't" for Ottawa, Oct. Alber- ta most desires at tile present time is more railroads, more men, free access to the handiest and most profitable markets and con- trol of her resources." In ;the above' paragraph, Pre- mier Slfton, of Alberta, summed up the need .of the Sunny prov- ince in an interview last night Premier Sifton visited hie broth- er, Hon. Clifford Sifton at the Chateau Laurier, on his way to England, where he will spend a six weeks' visit. "There will be no election in Alberta until I return. can teM you that, said Premier Sifton. "In I.can go further. There will be no election until after .the session which opens in February. The session will.last -some time, so that you need not expect us to go to the polls fop a little while yet." MI i.v ji Nuj.iv (int 'i o-MiJ aucs htlj more th in one- in the npid increase in land values ii.juil.noia ov Mr in.l Mis Minks, two sons improvements i -practlcallv-Ul mil I r Shirk will live on th, a liiEli SHU of uHtvation lh, Ing ranch entll i Pin-chase pritr m of one- toother with cooperation quarter of i millio dollais, lu Tht lift (hat it liib been purchased hv a practical ist and wealth) land owner from eu. tentral Illinois where itnciilniril devote cousidei ible attention to dc'viilopment: and faun nlucs sto 1 rminc; to vvhicl. 0111 have reached tin. Up i otch gives inr tlier evidence that the fertile -icintil our famous Lethnrmgi Ditf I ir attracting tlie Inchest class, of invest ors and developers from the liiiitcd despite the well planned ff me invtstmcnt nnd ol 01 ts of our fnemk across (he line to porlumt, of Southern Ubirt keep thcir best firnurs at Lome nukes a stiong appial to the S, Jlr. and Mis loscnh N Shnl vvho cnlcipiismp; class of firmcrs toun, to iridge. Mr. Shirk vv-is in Lethbriilje suli Out 'its nun as .month, vvitl, son t best irgmiienl and5 thaT roason Ure Ihil investigition so often eadT to and in the siiriounclim; conntrv investment satisfied J coinmunitv means other es gations.'espBcMlh m the r M investors ,rom Ihc ,anle local.t. It nrv. Lacombc I dmonton Siska- to note ,n their parents the managerrent, ot their firming Uisidu r using and vvinlci vvhpat oits, ete tht, -o adm.rbl, ,p ea on dislnet most welcom fill t r-e o alTa null trained developer I ipjieal to Fanners The mustmint and eevclopment op opn, Goose I ikt uid Hmnlpeg rifts. In- their lAtcnsMve tup thcv Board of Trade Considering Move to Bring Trophy Winners at Congress Boost for, the South f comPany of his citv and Of Henrnan II- that tins flrn, sold eirller m liai to C F Tucker a wealth, uom tlit same Illinois com rauiuh- acre Mock of choicf larm 1 mil eist or Lethlindge This Sl0r pri-uous1' PWchascd i me tract wiitheast of Loth-- f from the Ifccb Land compinv Inve sold to hut two of school -bo View distr brhlgc their scliot jury wisiieu to recall one 111 urilcr to clear up several points. His Lonlsbip therpupon directed all wit- nesses to leave Ihe court room. Tlio Cross-Ksainination tJonylieare in his initial tioning accusc'l eiiiiLiou.sly nnd minutely regarding tlie relations I'xi.sting between deceased Fred ami tlie members oi the. Stolceley family. Counsel tool; up the re- j ported tlircals made at various times J by Kred, who vvas always talking j about trotting a KetMeineiit in connce- tion wilh a division oi tlie live slock :inil oilier property. The meeting be- tween the accused and Fred wt u vital point touched upon hy counsel vvho wanted lo know what, caused prisoner to show or fear when in thc presence of his brother. Wit- ness thought it vvas saler to his ground than by turning bis back on his brother, who lie felt sure shoot him if be got a confined l Discussing flic alleged partnership lie i agreement between accused and Fled, witness said lie never tfiat there was actually any binding ar- rangement, i "Do you consider -Hint thert are to tno other means of settling disputes than 0, by shaking a in a mau's iace 7" Th queried Mr. Conybeare. I 9 AVji.nP- -Plied that it vor sol l for one to Unow what to sent, althm Sardcd a I important inilustrial pern Alberta. centra in souh- HEART FAILED ON HUNTING TRIP ilnueaiiolis. Oct. les P. vice-presidcni. and munnse-r or the Northwestern Telephone Co., died smililenly yestur- cli.y Hl'ternoou, while huntiiiR near Fergus Falls. Minn., from what is bc- ievecl to ho heart disease. winch thf lliui die ___......__ fin Hie stites nave novi risen to such tllat purpose-of honoring thc the association. ,s visiting the v erTC ous hoards affiliated and a defimte alld l" only na- auiiounoeinent may be wpectod with- tllrai many land y tillers of the who brought so much fume and publicity to Southern Alberta at the timo of the Dry-Farm- ing Congress Exposition, thc Southern Alberta Associated Hoards of Trade are considering the question of hold- ing a banquet in honor of Henry Holmes, of Raymond, champion wheat sro'vvor of the world for 191.2, and to the other four champion wheat pro- ducers in tlie hard wheat classes, to- gather with Arthur Perre.v, of Card- ton, and some others of the leading >me winners at Ihe exhibition. There is little doubt that.such a ban net will be held, the only problem ow lining 10 decide on tho place, -.etlibridgo wants it, as being- the ontro of the district, and tlie local oard of Trade is willing to do its lare to make the function thc best t its kind ever held in Southern Al- lierta. P. L. Loach, .commissioner of in a few days. The victory of Henry Holmes in ihe victories of nil the Southern ss ?rta land is I tlicro J.iui.1 neighboring states, should sell Alberta exhibitors at by the the Confess ot ver in his pnsM' Ihe time the shooting. for Saskatchewan and Alberta be- sides .representatives of (Be railwav-s and other speakers of prominence. Premier Sifton will be unable to attend owing to his absence in Eng- land, but Ihe function would attract a great deal of attention; and is gener- exceptional that Let that the He Herald tlie in 'So- "riCC "rel Very reasonable and "Call Of Canada express the wish tative farmers, TURKISH ARMY FIGHTING NEAR CONSTANTINOPLE Of liTOlllOl1. I'l I take his CHORUS OF HER ALONE! Claim to Have Won Yes- terday at Three Points Successes Washington, D. C., Oct. i from the Greek Foreign Qffke to the Legation here today, announced (hat i the right wing of the Greek army yes- I terday occupied Katranltia, and was 1 in pursuit of the Turkish forces. The left wing last night occupied Kailar. London, Oct. Bulgarian army was defeated by the. Turks at Viza, Remill and Serai yesterday, ac- cording to an official despatch receiv- ed by the Ottoman Embassy here. The Turkish loss totalled'SOO kill- ed and.wounded. Constantinople, Oct. Turk- ish commander-in-chlef, Nazim Pasha, telegraphs that a bin battle tics been in progress since, this morning. The troops engaged on both sides number Nazim Pasha says the posi- tion of the Ottoman forces la favor- able. Kosani, Turkey, Oct. Greek army under Crown Prince Const'antlne after seizing thiTTurkish town na, cut the railroad communication with Monastir. The principal muasul- man residents in the district have ten- tered. their submission to the Crown Prince. Rieka, Montenegro, Oct. centre column of Montenegrin troops by Crown Danlle. with the s army under today effected a junction Southern' Montenegrin unacr General Vartinovitch to the east of Sutari. (Continued on page 10) BECKER TO BE' ELECTROCUTED _ Xovv York, Oct. oMimr, the former police lieu- tenant, convicted of .procuring tho murder of the gambler, Herman RoEentbal. was today sentenced to die in thc olecfrle chair at Sing 'Sing, during the 'week of December il. Tho sent- ence wan pronounced by Mr. .1 iiBlloa Col'f. An appeal is ponding for a new Irliil. ,J. VC lai bankers ami business men who were with us irom thc Central States, tell f tic unvarnished story oi S mnv .Southern 'Alberta thev- "e't back home." Then we shall wel- ;