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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Alberta. Monday, September LUE BEARD Man Whose Identity is Concealed Swayed by Gross- est and Brutal Passions, Murders on Wholesale Basis London, .Sept. score of .Scot- land Yard an; working night auil day pirdug together ;lir new fads daily coming to light re- vealing the: life of..i irailern "Blue last act was i.o-btow out his brains after .saturating v.'ith petroleum anil selling on lire the Room" in which lay i.hc ins o[ imp of iiis wives and tiirce liis children, all miinicred by him Sorely wounded, now" dying in I'M }'rini'css Alice Memorial hospital, liis last surviving wife staggered, bleed- ing from inam-; cuts, clad only in her slit dress into tlic street. Siic hail escaped through a window, sliwhinjj .-down a drain pipe into a rear alley. It was tho escape of this victim which the Hluo Ucanl to com- rnit suicide. The real nau-c 01" the perpetrator of this chain of crimes is not yet asccr- Gained. Ho posed at limes as 'Tap- tain and called himself an American, claiming lo have servml in the iSpamsh-American war and to have received a medal of honor fruin congress for his part in the jupprei sioii of the Philippine insurrections. In Eastbourne where the were coinmiHeed, he was known a' I'Kohcrt Charles Mackic, a inajor on fin-lough from one of the colonial :cr- rilorial regiments in (Mapham Ill- was Captain Robert Hicks Murray, captain in the lioyal .Scots drays, u guards regiment. At the horse, guards it is said.that the man served I tinic. in the Scaforth both in India and in China, as nn-c listed soldier, not as a- commissioai omccr. Bey'oml admitting that he h longs to one of the most blue-Won eil families in the Kingdom, the office- authorities will give no .into matiorf about him. A badly-disfigu Victoi-ia Cross was recovered fro the burned dwelling at Eastbouruo. (Continued on page S) OTTAWA WELCOMED BORDEN HOME 'Premier'Formally Opened Dominion Big Banquet Tonight Ottawa, Sept. series of civi welcomes; .yliich Premier BordcA ha f been thttir climax to i day, when Ottawa turned out noon to glr.e tho Premier a greeting j horns.: -In size and ith recepUon' was not to' be compared -with Montreal's demonstration, hu in warmth and enthusiasm probably exceeded it. The Premier arrived la-Ottawa at a late hour on Saturday night, and spent Sunday .quietlyv attending Christ Oburch Cathedral in tho morn- ing. Today was diia first public ap- pearance, Thousands lined, the streets as. ha was driven at noon from his homo on Wu-rt-smburg atreot to tho city ball. There .was a. hie parade of automo- j biles in tho procession. The city was appfoprlitaly festooned with flags and and across the en- trnneo vaa -an. Immenso sign "Wel- come Mayor-Hopeweikgave a civic address which was briefly replied to by the 1'remier. At the'close of the civic wel- como, Brerahir Borden was driven to Lan-dsdowne Park, where he 'was tho guest of the 'directors of tho Ottawa Pair, and afterwards he formally op- ened, tho Dominion Exhibition. The big banquet toniglit at the Chateau Laurier, promises to be a noteworthy affair, and' members from Ontario, Quebec and Maritime provinces are pouring in to attend. A big delegation avrived' from Hali- tax, and tae Premier will probably re turn wiSli''them to open the Halifax Fair on Wednesday. All of -the ministers, except Col. Kara Hughes will be present at tho tennuot. While tha Premier's speech is looked forward to with considerable interest, it ims been officially intim- ated that there will -bo no announce- liiellt in i-ftcnivl in rurntioii The fli-st Cabinet, mealing of im- portance will probably not be held until the Premier's return from Hall- The hlg outstanding question Is, of course, the naval policy, but until further information arrives from Eng- as stated by the Premier, the subject can only in informally discus ed by the Cabinet. However, there IE plenty of legislation to consider, and a. numbor of Important announce- to mako. Superior, VVis., Sopt. partial tie-up of the streetcar lines of tho Duluth side of .the -bay was in effect early this morning, due to a strike order issued last night by the union .street car men- of that city. Between tho tours of six. and seven was; Irregu- iar, and greatly hampered Public. ff ff ff ff ff. ff ff CONSCIENCE HAS BOTHERED HIM KILLED MAN SEVENTEEN YEARS AGO AND HAS BEEN UNHAPPY EVER SINCE Chicago, Sept. for hav ng killed a man in St. Louis, -ears ago, caused Patrick- Haley, aged 7, to surrender to the Chicago no ice yesterday. He asked to be senl ack- to St. Louis. "I have been dodging the police and suffering the tortures of an evil con- science, and I can stand it no long- said Haley. "I want to to sent back to St. Louis ami stand trial." Haley said he quarrelled with man a'few moments after meetint, liim and struclr hiir- on the head, iractui-ing his sliul-1. Holey fled and never even learned the name oi Ihc man lie hilled. COSTOF LIVING SIR IS ON THE COMB Predicted That Necessar- ies Will Reach Ab- normal Prices Number 229 THOMAS SHAUGHNESSY DEFENDS NEW STOCK ISSUE A. H. NICOL Manager of the new branch of R. G. Dun Co., opened here last week MARTIAL LAW TO SUPPRESS MUTINY STRENUOUS STEPS NECESSARY TO RESTORE DISCIPLINE IN THE RUSSIAN NAVY St.-.Petersburg, Sept. proc- amation of martial law at Sehasto- ?ol on account of mutinies in (he Slack Sea and Baltic fleets and the arrest oi the national judge advocate has culled forth a naval order '.from he minister of marine in which he expresses deep regret for the neces- sity for such a step. He says 'The Ilussian navy is passing hrough a historical period. Tile'Em- icror's will has summoned it to new ifo and the popular representatives lave given it their confidence inJ bundant resources'. "The Emperor's will now .calls it, do its duty, toward traitors and o those who have been-disloyal. No ardon.is possible. "The Emperor was pained to learn hat the seed of disorder had sprout- 1 up in the navy, so dear- to, him, it yet the contagion has spread to nly a few ships. I am happy Jo mnrunicate the imperial thanks to lose crews which have been -jonsci- tiously doing their duty." HON. J. W. SIFTON DYING V Winnipeg, Sept. J. W. -Siftou, who has been 111 for some time, has taken a turn for tha .worse. Hon. Clifford ff Sifton and Hon. A. L. Slfton, his sons, and other members of tho. family have been sum- nioneil by wire. C- f, f. ff tf WILL WRECK THE BORDEN SHIP QUEBEC SENATOR MAKES PRE DICTION AS TO NAVY AND TARii-p Winnipeg, Sept. 'as a IfYoncIi-CanJulian politician, Senator Lavergne, hero today, on liis return easi, from the Forestry convention at Victoria, B.C., said that he and his compatriots would support a Canad- !r.n navy built in Gallium, but at the disposal of tho Empire whon needed for Imperial defence. Ho prophesied that the Bonlen ship would be wrecked on the trade and nayal issues, and said that within a few years the throe prairie provinces wonki be lined up for reciprocity. Accompanying tho Senator were Hon. Jules Allavd, Minister of Agri- culture for Quebec, and Gustave Picho chiof of the Forestry servioa. TORONTO OLD-T'IMER DEAD Toronto, Seenoy Bull, clerk of the peace for thirty years, is dead, aged 89. His father cntiio- from Ireland in ISIS, and built (he first brick houao in Vork lo'wns.hip. on land now far within tho city limits ot Toronto, j FROM MiSSOULA ON HORSE BACK HOW ROY FLAHERTY MADE THE JOURNEY TO STAMPEDE AT CALGARY Calgary, Sept. hundred miles on the back of ;i game, tough, little blue cayuse, over open stretch- es of prairie, through cool shaded woodlands, and over crags and -rough paths in the mountains of Northern Montana, which hail never ibeen t-ra- vers-ed before. This travel feat 'was accomplished by Hoy Missoula, Mont., who is in tlio city for tbo Stauipedo. Vlaherty came all the way from Mis- lOllln. lo Calgary on horseback. It ooR him fourteen days to make th-e rip, which was full of exciting inci- dents and hard grinds, over rough, tony roads. In fact, it became so trenuous that on one occasion Mr. feared that he would never r-each Calgary, hut would got hope- lessly lost in the mountain fastnesses. Probably the cost of living was high last -winter. Alont householders was, and they think also that they had reason to do so. But if- the forecast of the price of certain com- monly used commodities, as given in to the Herald this morning by a well known retail is'correct, there will ;be more reason than ever to talfe 'about high costs during the coming winter. "Butter is going; to be higher than he said, "and I would advise the thrifty housewife to seriously con- sider the1 question-of packing .butter for winter use. The other day I con- tracted for a winter supply of butter, several tons of .if; at'34 cents; f.o.'b., Edmonton. and a rea- sonable profit ts' that, and you can he sure that butter is going to nit pretty close to the half dollar mark before spring. In fact I believe it go higher than that in the early spring when contracts ending tho first of March run out." Egg, Will Be High Along with butter tie housewife asks for eggs and plenty them. She Is going to pay dearly for. hen fruit this winter without a doubt. The same merchant contracted for a win- ter supply of eggs a--.few days ago. At -wholesale he is paying 32 cents per do7.cu .without counting freight. At that they are.'being shipped from Minneapolis and Chicago, and Eastern Canada. The west !is raising very few more eggs this year in spite of the fact that they Reached aeroplane winter. V: ;Cheeae Too When..cheese is the food product under discussion It might.'be'well to state that it will cost about five cents per pound more than, it did last year. Last winter the wholesalers cold it for 13% cents per pound. Now they are aiking for 17 cents. That means SIR THOMAS; SHAUGHNESSY at least five cents a pourid more out 'pf th.e housekeepers' pocket when she buys a pound. And it is one of th nipat important of Canada's .product tcb. 'Although fruit has not been very dear in the west this year a lias not been cheap enough to indue many to preserve much of it for win ter-use, and the demand for canned stuff' will 'be as strong as ever. Here again the purse sirlngs will receive a sbcclr. The tomato and fruit croj 5euorally is not good in Ontario, and he a. result -pric-ss for canned good; will be higher than usual. There is one slight beam of eon' solation however in that tho apple crop in the west 'will tfe very 3ieavy and appl-es will DP, sold more cheaply thnn even in the history of 'the city. Still cno cannot live all tho time on apples, so the conclusion is that the DANGER LURKS 1NTHE COURTS HERE'S EXAMPLE OF JUDGES BE ING INFLUENCED BY PRETTY WOMAN LAWYER a determin- ed fight, Slgnoriha Teresa Labriola, professor of philosophy in the Roman University, and a distinguished lead- er of the feminist movement in Italy, has succeeded in asserting the right of women lawyers to 'plead before the courts. Her debut just taken place before the 'military tribunal, "where she defended a :private, accus- .ed of having slapped Us sergeant in the face. The court was crowded with law- yers, who eyed the slim and attract ive looking young Portia wltb curios Ity. ,Sifenorina .Labriola wore'an'ele gant black silk costume, Head of C. P. R. Hands Out Statement Dealing With Melon Cutting Interesting Facts About Company's Earnings Winnipeg, Sept. Thomas Shaughuessy, -president -of tho Can adlan Pacific Railway, .arrived in the city by special train tonight on his annual inspection tour.of system. He is accompanied by three direct ors of the company, R. B. Edmund Osier, and W.'D. Mathews, and by Ferdinand F. Begg, i London financier, and a former member of the Brltlsl' House of Commons; James Redmond, of Montreal, but form- erly well kno'nn in Winnipeg, and R. Osier, of Oslw, Hammond Nahtoh. Sir Thomas and his party ere met at the station by Sii William Whyte and A. M. Nanton, George Bury, vice- p-resident and general manager of the Grant Hall, general superintend- ent. J. G. Sullivan and D. C.'Cole- man also arrived in the city on Sir Thomas' special, having gone down o Fort William to meet him. Sir 'homas and his friends' are guests at the Royal Alexandra Hotel. Interviewed .later, Sir a full statement of the Canadian ific policy with regard stock iiiue of, the market quotations, freight jurisdictions and other matter! of' much interest concerning Can-' adian Pacific Railway. Of the proposed new ttook JuiMt ho intlmat-ad that it iru made ucw- sary by the Increasing at tin company's undertakings, and in no way affected by the fact that dividends have 'been paid. TtiMt, said, were to a great extant ranUM from land sales, quite apart tnm. earnings of the railway. per he descritwd u a dnH letter, saying that tor jean com- pany.'had' earned than cent, on.Its capital and had consequently submitted to ffrU control -by the Railway Board. _ (Continued on paga 8) WOOL CLIP SHOWS PLEASING GROW1H price of living will take -one more stop up th-e incline this winter. COULDN'T GET THE DECORATIONS with old'face, and a" large picture biit She was entirely self-possessed. In- deed, tho president, Col. Delfiiio, and his fellow judges appeared far more perturbed than she.'. x The charge was a Very serious one, and .the prosecutor-general ashed for an exemplary sentence. But, after an impassioned address by Signorina La- briola, who was often interrupted by applause, the accused man got off with only four months. QUOTATIONS ON CANADIAN BONDS London, Sept. arc the quotations of the provincial and iiu- nicipal bonds Manitoba sterling debentures, 1028, 1 percent, 90-101. rovint-e Quebec sterling bornls 1928, -1 100-JOS. Province of Quebec sterling bourls, 19.11, -I percent, 99-101. Dominion of Canada inscribed, 1917, 2J percent, 70-77. Province of Quebec inscribed, 1937, 3 percent, R2-8-1. Municipality of Kdmonton, 1315, 2'J-lo, -H percent, 103-100. IJcgina City, 1923, 38, 5 percent, 10-1-107. St. .John, N. 183-1, -1 percent, 93-97. .Saskatoon City, 193S, 5 percent, 105.107, So anxious was Snpt. Reid to gc back to Lethbridge to start work o nutting in 'place the motor generate set for the street railway system tha 10 did not remain over in Spokan for the purpose of seeing Theodor Roosevelt, king of the Bull Moose who will deliver three addresses in uie city toliay. Sllpt. Held and Aid. Adams return ed on the Flyer this morning, al'tcr visiting Spokane to mak-c arrange ments for the electrical decorations I for the Congress. They succeeded in I getting the equipment as promis-sd, but will not be alile to bring It to Lethbridge in time for the visit ol the Duko..and Duchess of Connaught on October 9 and 10. The Spokane Fair is on fiom September Hfl to Oct- ober (J, and the decorations are lo ho used there during the week. A re- port on this matter 'will be niiulo to the Board ot Control at an meet- ing. Regarding the street cars, Supt. Reid auid that he could set no defin- ite date for resuming operations, but wltll fine weather this week, they hope to get everything in place and In operation by September 15. The company which ia supplying the ma- chinery has a man on the ground, who will superintend tho erection of the plant, but the city wlllnot be al- lowed to operate tho plant until It lias boon erected to the satisfaction of company's expert, ARE DRILLING NEARTABER EXPERT SEEMS TO REGARD SOUTH ALBERTA AS VAST OIL FIELD Calgary, Sept. is loarned thai a number Columbia capital 6ts, headed by Sir Charlea Tupper, lave taken oil rights ou land near the Segur strike, west of Okotoks. For -oars past Sir Charles Tupper has uwned land in the vicinity of the Se- field, and'cxpert geologists have ecu looking over tho property since he Segur was made. The Standard Oil operatives, who were coming into the fields, working up from the Montana boundary line, have struck favorable indications near Taber, and while one party is already drilling, there is a second now on its way to the Segur fields, .where devel- opment work -will be started. DIED IN A GARAQE Medicine Hat, Sept. Wiuterbotham, aged about; .40. years, supposed to. eel "black sheep" of a" well-to- do English wasi 'found dead this moinlug in a garage. -He had lived a hobo existence around the city for a few-years back, sleeping in ch'urches or anywhere lie could find'sh'el- ,4 ter. 'j THERE IS NO ANARCHY Shanghai, Sept. despatch from Yun Nan Nu denies the reports re- cently published of anarchy in South- ern Yun Nan. WILL SHERMAN QUIT FIGHT? RUMOR THAT VERMONT TAUGHT TAFT IMPORT NEW MAN Chicago, Sept. Tribune re- ceived tho following telegram today from a politicia not country-wide fame: "Boston, Mass., Sept, news comes from where Taft Is that Sherman Is to get off the ticket, giv- ing as a reason ill health preventing his campaigning, Taft saying the Vor mont election shows the necessity for some one to campaign tho coun- try for the ticket. The new man is lo be from Massachusetts. Ambas- sador Guild, returning from llussia, is mentioned, ibecause 'of his Roose- velt progressive tendencies." Some Figures Revealing Development of an Important Industry a uos L909 1010 I9ir 1912 No. of Price per pounds pound 11 cts. 1U 14 131 Valuation' SUNYATSEN IS POPULAR WAS GIVEN GREAT OVATION ALL ALONG THE JOURNEY TO KALGAN Pckin, Sept. journey of Dr. 3im Ynt Sen to RalRan from which ity he returned today was in the aturc of a triumphal procession. Jreat enthusiasm was manifested by the populace all along the route. Kalgan was ablaze witli .Icc'ora- tions. The reception accorded him was the striking climax of a remark- able period of demonstrations by lire northern populace who siipposc'lly were hostile to.the republican, uovcrn- QUEEN LEARNING TO PLAY GOLF SHE FOUND IT VERY BRACING, BUT VERY WELL London, Sept. 0. "Very bracing ut tiring" was the verdict ot Queen -Mary on the game of golf after play- ing her-first round on the royal links at Balmoral Saturday. The Queen had often said she was unable to understand tile infatuation of the ardent golfer lor the game, but now siic is appearing to (.ake H up quite seriously. Her driving Sat- urday was strong, hut as 1'rincnss Mary laughingly declared ii, "occa- sionally HIS CANOE UPSET Toronto, Sopt. Cumber land, aged 17, was drowned ycBterdny in tho lake opposite his home. He was out canoeing between, 4 and 5 o'clock when the craft upset. The body has not linen recovered. OIL FUEL FOR NAVY Glasgow, Sept. govcrnmont has asked for for tons of oil fuel for Mm navy. Great stor- age tanks are now holiig constructed at liosUiyo, ou tho Fltth.......... Southern Alberta's wool-clip tiiii, year was about pounds cr, and worth about iipjre Lhan that oi any othar year. for! tho past five years. The above table gives the figures of the year's clip for the past five years. They were this morning by the Herald Irorn a eliahle source, and go to show hcnv ;he sheep industry in Southern fAlbtr- la is steadily increasing pearty.jroar. The price received ty. yooJ ;rowers this year was test tow lor he past two 'years, although the price paid across the iuw IB Mon- tana was trom 18 cents to 31 oenti per pound. The spread, should been not more than lour cents at most, so that Southern filhaita ranchers should have received HE av- erage of almost two cents more than they really received. Tliis fact caused some of them to refuse to sell to ths buyers when they were through hero early in the year. Some havo ttieir wool clip stored ta Toronto, n. C. Harvey, of Magrath, is one oi Ihcso. A few of the rest of them are hold- ing their, wool in storage at their ranches, but for -the .most part ihe clip has already been disposed of. At .the present rate of increase in the bands of sheep in this district it iiiated that the Wuul CuOp in 1915 will ho well over the n'illiou pound mirk. Several new men havo entered the ranks of sheep growers' during the past year, Mayor Hatch, and 0. J. Eckstorni being prominent among them. They have donn veil' with their sheepi in their -fiist ven- ture and will largely .increase Ihsir Hocks this year. To this end they are putting up a great amount of'alfalfa' for winter feeding, Mayor Hatch nlone having over 500 tons in his stacks at Uic jilcicut lime. -j- BANK CLERK GETS 12 MONTHS Vancouver, B. C., Sept. Richard Fraser Ogllvie, former teller In the Bank here, was today sentenced to twelve.months with hard labor for the theft of from the brink and conspiracy. ;