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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta DROPPED THE (MARGE OF MURDER Resumed Counsel Reviews Its 'History INTEREST INTENSE The Line of Prosecution is Suggested in the Court London, H. Crip- pen and Ethel Leneve appeared again in Bow Street .-Police court today to answer the.charge b! murder. Appar- ently there was', no diminition in pub- lic interest in the case, as- an eager crowd assembled as early as seven o'clock. .When...Leneve arrived.in a cab there ;rush which the'police had difficulty in stemming. Crippen arrived in. the police van with, a spe- cial: guard, a Canadian justice of the peace; naiaed Dawson, was accommo- dated with--a 'seat on the bench dur- ing proceedings. Crippen had an but. Leneve again his. her. face The prosecution announced that it had decided to drop the murder .Leneve. Travers Hum the prosecuting counsel. in- putliifinfc'" Cr-ippen's history, said that :the; terms existing between the accufed and' his wife.were more "ap- parent "ithaii real. Crippen had .said way to' fits' 01 and me a consequence they pc- rooms. Her life-was ..him. of another man. If the Herald has not its full quota of news today, the ex- planation lies ,in the fact that it was unable to get the type up, as the electric power was 41 off for nearly three hours this morning, owing to a short 'cir- cult on the main power line. 41 4- IFor :had: lived on '1 .terms "with Crippen. Leneve began to feel her position .more be- j.eal6us and .remarked that "painfur Crippen going :of 'January.: 23 invited1 Mr. Bind Mrs. JMartiiietti to .take pot liick with him and his wife and have "a game of cards. Martinetti becartie unwell next day and Crippen -called and aeked after his health. Tha-t Jiight was th'e last "occasion on which. Mrs: Crippei was' seen aline. The next', day -Miss the Music Hall Ladies'- G-iiild, received a letter signed Elmore, per pro H. .C.'% announcing that she had_' been called 'away. to America resigning the treasureship- of the committee ol the Guild.. ".Miss- May also received a similar letter signed" Belle Elrnore. Counsel said Professor Pepper Strong Rronoimcements by Anglican Congress at Halifax CANADA PRAISED Prominent Churchmen Take Part in the Discussion Halifax, Sept- .great work of the Anglican Bicentenary 'Church Congress opened this morning, held four sessions duiing--the ,day in" two sections, with an- attendance- of. about two. hundred at each. The- most not- able sessions were those' devoted to the social evil, the church's Archdeacon .of spoke of his experience in in dealing .with the .-..social .evil and- said, Canada is one of--the-purest and most virtuous "countries-in the wo'rl-cU auguring for .heir Juture, The fain ily; life.iof strong, simple pur e. church' DAY BEST PARADE EVER SEEN M THE CITY Speeches Afl Delivered Leaders Political Action Was Urged by Messrs McNabb, and Harrington-- Large Crowd Was Present Labor Day, 1910, in Lethbridge, as is usual with fairs and air other an- nual -celebrations of their nature, that 'are kept in the city, totally eclipsed all its predecessors. Starting the first thing- on the program, the parade had.all previous ones beaten, point, of numbers of men and organizations taking in the ingenuity and attractiveness of decorated floats.' Then the speeches were all by labor, representing vari- ous phases of -the. labor movement as they should be, and as they have not been, in years gone by. The big program of sports for old men and boys and men in their prime, for ladies and for the V. Sorce, of the Floats Workers had a unique float .-consisting of. a -Dumber of mem- .bers "of; the organization 'at work with electric, irons.and so forth. On the left banner reading, way the -work is done arid right" side a large draw- Chink ;ing' depicting, a tnc trade) -with underneath, little, tots .and for babies, has never competition been equalled before in the city, either on Labor Day or any other occasion. Fears had been entertained that the which started to fall Sunday night would continue all day yester- day and put a- damper upon things, but although the day broke cloudy and threatening, Sunny Alberta's pa- rain tron, Old appearance, Sol, and soon .his in. sight plying his "Does this unsanitary .way .The' Teamsters' ;tjnion had dray sky .'high- Fall -.'shipment of; -men's wear- and Mc- with a; dozen or- .more inem- .'the perched up on top. The top of the about twen- ty form the ground. The-7 Brewery Workers a. vat of Alberta''-s-Pr-ifle -well decorated float-.. The driver and- :those "mani- pulating" the', vat ;its were'5 decked -out -in, costumes "all 6f The" Plumbers and the Plumbing- Co.; float, the main face- matter with .works, of the name :Him'who was incarnate; had found traces, of Hyoscin, in remains, discovered' in the cellar the of the: nouse in- Hilldrop Crescent, amounting in all. to 55-84 of a "grain. Counsel next outlined how the alleged hurried and'.-unanticipated departure of Belle Blmore, Crippen's announce- ment of her death in California soon after, -the-wearing of Elmpre's jewel- ry by. Leneve and other circumstanc- es suspicions of Elmore's friends. He also told o! Inspector Dew's'interview'with-Crippen at the beginning pf.July, Crippen stated on that occasion-that .his wife was not dead so far.as. he knew. He said she .was, because lie that she.had.gpne away with another .ques- man, and ie wished to avoid .tions. With the .remains found in the cel- lar there were, also discovered por- tions of pajamas corresponding with a. portion found in Crippen's. box. It .was stated in court that on -January 18. Crippen purchased three grains, or doses of "Hyoscin. .Humphrey allege that the charges against Len- ,fcve MB based on ample evidence. Wit- -fcesses in the case were then heard. "The orown announced that 'it would feonime the allegation against the girl ,ito a .charge of being an acces- sory tfce fact. Humphrey review- ;case -.down to the time of ar- laigBiaent of Crippen and Leneve on Monday last. Besides announcing that analysis had found traces -powon in the remains, the prosecutor stated there were evidences of an op- eration having been performed. -Arthur Newton, defence cross-exam- ined witness briefly, his questions were desired to_show that Crippea ;was .amiable and kind-hearted and Its', thousands o'ut :wa responsible for the of thousands., We' want ..another cru. sade -like the crusade of the, middl ages. F. H. Keefer, of Port-Arthu thought the laymen should fight shdu der to shoulder with the- clergy combating the evil. The, ATchbishpp of Rupert's up sai" that there -was much impurity in Canada and-' they mus fight it.' In Winnipeg, the authori ties were doing their best, but they had a great problem: -Rural Dean opened "th discussion on saic that the time had. come "to proclaim that the Anglican.-Church was un compromising for .the-abolition of the whole miserable traffic.'- He showec by actual scientific" experiments the evil effects of alcohol, and called the church to action against' it. 1ST. W Hoyles dealt with the question .from the legal side, saying that legislation was only one method. .He suggested counter actions and'flank movements and commended the work os-thc Church Temperance Society. Men cannot be made sober by.act of par- liament. Mrs. E. H. Hail, a blind woman of G-nelph. sat over twenty-four hours be- side the dead body of her husband thinking him to be asleep. BENNETT MAY SPEAK FOR RILEY Convention to Nominate the Ex-Member GleicKen For seemed to be on the best of terms mit his wife. An application to ad- he prisoner to bail was refused and an adjournment was taken until Calcary, Sept will hold a convention next Thursday night in the Robinson-Lanton hall, and Mr. Riley will be given the nomination of a num- ber of residents of Gleichen who fa- vor the stand he has -taken. There are enough independent Conservatives and Liberals to support him and win this election for him, and we intend to put up the most strenuous campaign that has ever been put up in Alberta." all. until late in the he retired, for a short .while to allow Jupiter Pluvius ;o .gently' shake his watering; can and lay1 the-, dust, which by. that, time was. commencing ,to blow again; The parade of Affiliated Unions and lecorated about -four blocks left the Labor Temple about ten.o'clock, going along G-lyn to Red- path street, -thence to Round; along. Baroness, to' Ford, to Smith, down ,to and 'Round' to, "speeches and addresses w.ere'made. The. order of ,-the procession was as follows, -the.'floats being distributed 'among, the various unions oncoming, in a body atthe-re'aras in past The Trades and .Labor Council, Bar- tenders, Typographical Union." United Mine Workers.--Teamsters, Workers, Barbers, Cereal Laundry Workers, Brewery Workers. United Brotherhood of Railway Carmen, other unions. Musicians.- The Building cil lead the second by the Amalgamated Society, of Car- penters. Electrical Plumb- ers -and Steam-Fitters., Lathers, Hod- Carriers and Building Laborers, Sheet-Metal-' Workers, Painters-and Decorators, Bricklayers and-Masons, Plasterers- features, of '.whichTweref a steam heat- ing toiler in a bath, tanks. and other- appliances "with a number of nickel and piatedr- fixtures of vari- ous The the Taylor Milling had a float consisting of or more sacks of Mothers' -Favorite; and Pride' of, Alberta an'd. a large: wooden wind rofll with' arms and top trevolv- The Hod, .'Building Trades LaboJDBCsK'fioat of luiipn sleeves of their white coats in pry of'1 a recently, '-fatally' in- jured upon the The Electrical Workers- had the i best float of as etc.; the fourth con- tained building paper, and the fifth, ,lath., Citizens Lumber Co. had two flo'ats containing sashes, pressed brick and building materials description. The judges-awarded the first .prize for. mechanical' floats to the Electri- cal and second, to the floats, the Brewery got. first and the Laundry Workers -second.'-. The Electrical Workers also, got the president's special prize for thV best float of any kind in the Band The; Miners'" Band, under Director Trembiay; provided the music''for the the procession in the morning- and throughout- the af- ternoon, rendered delightful selections from the stand upon the square." The Speeches Probably over a thousand people listened to -the speeches delivered from platform qn the Gait Square. S: W. Tuckwell, president of the Trades and Labor Council, pre- sided and opening remarks com mehted on the growth of trades un- ionism in Lethbridge. Five years ago were twenty-four members .of unions in Lethbridge, while- today they number over sixteen hundred.. looking back over' that period it "can. be' said .that the upbuilding -of 'Leihbridge has been largely due.''to of- for where, labor is condi- tibnk always prevail: .V .Political Action, Urged' J. G. th-e of the was-the' first unionism'i "After on sqiialbr isteil in the cities he said that trades Ottawa, Sept. S.HWhen Sir Wilfrid Laurier, arrives- "-this afternoon he given a 'big non-political reception. He---J- will later entrain lor Montreal 41 to attend the reception to, the cardinal legate. SIR WILFRID frf- J solve-.the' problem TV, thes judges- ,de- a'nd, that .considered that 'it ciaect. ineir float- was a--particular-1 fnr ilj VIMV A-J-CUUCA. nut, ly'long one, a vertical-gasoline en-j Eine running a generator occupied the ham-pin-. -r i mier Roblm-, who was-represented' Refused to Manitoba School Matter CATHOLIC Met Him at Winhipeg-r Premier Would Not Ac- cede to Request Winnipeg, Man., .Sept., frid Laurier wound up his tour of Western Canada; in istic he tit-ion- of a' representative- Catholic delegation to -interfere Manitoba school question. --He eight o'clock this morning, -over Canadian Northern and only- stb'p- will Fort which; the party will! speed .'to: '.Ottawa- .'dl-.' SLCYPRIH Dedicatory -Services ducted by GOOD Pastor People -'-5-1. ed rorri heir Great; St. Church onTthS'-soutb. .side of of, The A' AWxJrrAtti'-''' cnoir, imder Mrs. D.' The ial- and the- Bishop, following: Hon. G-raham f left noon .with- a -couple for The Pas. It was on that, the official toba .Catholics, parish province, Langevinjv- and Father waited Pre- mier at' the i Go3ee "presented drawn up questions, the: altitude of "Sir separate school'question-v Newspapermen not admitted, bvrfrit'is 'known that' the morning service; lennons. Besides the. Bishop1. sisted at, the! morning E.1 Augustin's, and. ffierly' of 'Lund'breck, _____ __ 'here to' "take- charge Nrf' 'ering country south .The f antHemv-atythe vio- :was "Stainer s and in and the'.choir.' morning.-' of Often-as.he he v gine running a eeneratpr occupied the largest possible' share of the profit of centre. ;At each end or the float were jliis- in the way of poles with power wires and telephone increased It is necessary to cables strung beneath and a lineman j have .unions aintil something else befc cross arm of each pole. is found-to solve the problem. Electric bells were ringing. A switch- j what is that something else If is board occupied one end and telephones 1 a- movement '.that means carrving on light globes were every- where. "The' Lethbridge Sash, and Door Co. had a campaign, where votes count instead lit- of one .where 'they count but a dray containing; products struck against the power of their mill. 'The Pioneer Lumber Co. i five men and the, live won. If the tvt'o represented by "the delegates as, being, favorable to government :tb' '-Roman; Oo "TiT-nTTi 4-VIA 4-'.' Catholics, 'pro _-; he 'never circumstances, of .thankfulneasSz the vthere--vvpuid-l be1 no difficulty with '-the- federal Au- thority. Sir. Wilfrid saying, formation was that Premier Rob'liri -was not prepared to restore......these had-five wagons and drays'of building materials, the first containing lum- ber the .second, shingles the third, hundred went ,into politics their bal- lots would count to their (Continued on page LABOR DAY IN FE Police Force at a Prize Fight-When Stabbing Affray Takes Place The Chief Arrests the Suspects and Gets Victim to die Hospital Fernie, Sept. crop of, re- ults of Labor Day liquidation, as re- presented the gang o'f toughs to be seen this morning in the several bins" in the city Bastile was a big one. imbracing all grades from a, would-be- murderer to the helpless inebriate. Last night while the city police force 'busy in attendance upon: a'so- glove contest, which was. noth- ng Hrore elevating than an ordinary >rize fight, one of the force acting as efer'ee in one of the events; there were things doing upon the streets itb only Chief Clark to look ofter a own, full of men. many of them full r: liquor, procured over -bars which are supposed to be well regulated un- er laws which are mace to prevent he sale of liquor to men already un- er the influence and which regnla- ons are sup-posed to be enforced by hese men who were in attendance ,upon an exhibition, supposed to be perfectly harmless, not needing the -presence of any one excepting the 'man with money to pay- for' the ele- vating spectacle. A fight which in all probability will result in' the death of one man the the consequent hanging of another, if the deed can -be brought to him. occurred upon, the streets near the Imperial hotel. Chief Clark was called to the scene and soon had three men under arrest and the man who had been "stabbed in the abdomen, taken to the'hospital, As near as can be learned this morning the 'bare facts are as follows: Two Italians, named John and Angelo Scrino. had with others been drinking and celebrating Labor Day by dissi- pating the fruits of their toil in liquid refreshments which stimulated the de- .His .opportunity soon presented it- self, and a Slav named John Gaacho, said to be sober and quietly disposed, happened to foe the nearest, received a dangerous thrust from a knife in from which he now lies in a critical condition in the Fernie hospital. Angelo Scrino says his brother- was swearing that lie woulld kill somebody and said to the Slav: "Look out; I'll kill suiting action to the words. .The victim, was picked up after running a. distance and taken to the hospital. An examination revealed tee stab and the intestines of the mar .'tiding1 therefrom. Chief immediately rounded up three who were present at tne grabbing- and he thinks he has se- cured sufficient evidence to fasten the set off had been-held -ftack'-'by who. :the: t not yet ripe." Last he returned, from mind firmiy. made And soon uuaf Rev. Mr.'-jVlcMillen his charge at: Wetaakiwin, 5 propose, -.leaving the. conceived the idea, was just, .the, man to .Cyprian's. Mr. McMillen, did not want to ly.by .using'his to That his choice was1'a, good .one- results showed.. At the clo.s'e; Tuary he sent Mr. McMillen priest in charge-of. the-mission? t two months! sire to fight in the mind of John I guilt upon the Italian, John Scrino, Scrino. until he expressed the burn- who is now occupying one of the cells ing desire to kill somebody. Hoblin's -public statements during the past few years, instancing-In-particu- lar the latter's-repeated appeals.-- to the of .defender against the encroachments of himself Would Not' Call' on. 'Roblin' He would not call on Premier R'-ob- Hn, but Premier Roblin was at liber- ty to cair on him, either there, or'at Ottawa, on teat, or any-other mat- ter. Asked by the delegates -whether it the provincial government passed a., measure-of relief for Catholics would sent he, as representing the federal au-fwould 'be for any difficulties in tlip, way of such. legislation, .Sir 'Wilfrid Iof 'St- And" answered thai he would not. {.within sis -months, the The delegation is reported'to have- come to nim to open their retired some.vhat disgruntled. most heartily -congratulated'.thetconX gregation and Mr. McMillan' o'nv beautiful little structure ceeded in erecting.- It is, he iiiently suited to the purpose ft it is-intecded; .He urged-the; of the choirch to .-.place ft in God, to take to sons ana precepts they r the church, to practice homes and in their .'business -life. they- dill that God -would' -certainly, bless them., and. theif; clmfcn. --jEeV was pleased to leain tnat the. older parish in ths .'St. '''Augustin's had-contributed towg.rds Vths younger part of which-' sum, he understood, had already -been giv- en. Speaking of the great growth of the which wis being- duplicated BY BLACK Policeman, His Wife and Six Children Brutally Murdered Riggio Di the vengeance of the Black Hand in the jail. BRANDON FARMER WORRIED HUMSELF TO SUICIDE Brandon, Sept Rogers JJIqnesr farmer of. North Brandon, hav! ing here for twentyeight years coming from Newmarket. Ont, coin- knitted; suicide this morning by cut- ting his .throat from ear to ear with raaor, with which he had started avmg. He was crazed by financial troubles resulting from the unsuccess- ful operation for several years of a outfit and which led recent- ly, to mortgaging his farm for te nthou- iand 'dollars. His second wife who Mrs. Bayles of Wolseley, Sask survives -also six children and Tfell to do farmers- in this .are brothers. This was -liie statement made by a __ of -a onp- of Ing. It also rumored this morning that R. B. Bennett, K.C., would take part in the campaign, and would ad- dress meetings on behalf of Mr. Riley in CGrtain parts of the riding. The ex- minister of public works, W. H. Cush- ing, who also in the .dty at the present time is another politician who it is expected will get into the .fray and support Mr. ftiley, while Premier Sifton and other members .of the cab- inet are thought to be making pro parations to support Mr. McArthur in his candidature. Infantile paralysis is rapidly spread- ing -in Ottawa, and one death, has al- ready occurred. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Herbertv Walker, the three-year-old of Stony Creek, died Edward Anderson, aged 27. was fa- tally crushed while loading a logging train at Victoria. B. C. Fenne, Sept. visit of Pre- mier Laurier and Minister of Mines, Ron. Wm. Templeraan, and Ralph T. R. -Folkes, a Dominion constable, j Smith, M.P-, of Nanaimo, has re- has arrived at Port Arthur, after a 300 mile trip, in charge of a raving luna- tic. N. Macdonald, a street car conductor at Sault Ste. Marie, has disappeared and friends fear mental derangement. A verdict of accidental death was brought in by the jury inquiring into "the death of Thomas, Butler, killed a train in Orillia. Cardinal Vannutelli, the Pope's re- presentative at the Bucaaristic Con- gress, refuse-s to.grant interviews to, newspaper men, -c. suited in putting the necessary ma- chinery in motion to start the con- struction of the long promised ar- mory, which is to be located on North Victoria Avenue, and is to be built of brick. The Liberal Association has made its recommendation as to PROMINENT CITIZEN OF LONDON IS DEAD London, Ont., Sept death tCClC-piECc shortly uciOre midnight of Adam T. McMaaon, senior partner of the wholesale firm of McMahon and Granger. The deceased was (51 years of age and was prominent in public life in the city. He was chairman of the utilities commission, president of the Board of Trade and past president of the Conservative Federation. He is survived by one one daughter, MTS. Kalcaem of -Hamilton. son, Archie, and (Rev.) Beverlv the proper person to superintend thejnas Sir Wm. Maodonald of Montreal. more to the Kingston building, and the building is to be Consolidated school, originally built proceeded -with at once. There has and .maintained for three years by been an appropriation of- for this purpose, which probably be increased before __thc completion of him. Mrs. Elizaoeth Scale, Kingston, died suddenly of heart failure. while 'visit- ing a and six children in the little-vil- lage of Pellaro which.lies eight miles- south of Riggio on the Straits of Mes- sina, At two o'clock. this morning some of the townspeople of Pellaro were awakened by the shrieks of a child, and running out of the -cottage' occupied by the Revolving family, foun'd the three-year-old daughter of the policeman lying with her throat cut -before the open door of her home screaming. Picking up the child, the villagers carried her inside where they found the remaining raem'bers of her family lying dead and terribly mutil- ated by blows of an axe.' vines suddenly returned the time might aot be far distant, per- haps during his own Hie, when the Southern portion of Alberta will have to be set off as a separate diocese, witfr Lethbridge as its See city, 3'ist as Northern Alberta is now being set off. with Edmonton as its See city. If there was anyth'Sng that filled his CUp of joi against him. Tbe was in tne Lundbreck district-ana ing in its barbarity. Beside the mo-jwaom many of them kneiv, was to ther lay her four months' old charge of the Letnbridge mls- with its skull orusiied in. Despite and would be assisted >by'one oth- :he efforts of surgeons to save and in a very short time, by two life of the little girl, cries J others. aroasoa the she died. on page ;