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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 15, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. Slaughtered Girl who was His Body in Rivor UNDER ARREST Church 'Incensed at Dis- not Entitled to Standing IP utnii'T e, Monday, September 15, 1913 W WlllTA! MIlRTiT''' NFAR HHASTPORn FIVE CENTS Number 233 COAL HEAVER ON LAKE VESSEL FALLS HEIR TO A FOR- TUNE Duluth. Minn., Sept- up and down Iho lakes on freighters, cal- lousing his bands wilh hard labor in the bunkers, and on Iho decks while a fortune of awaited him in York, Sept. H-With the ar London. Onl.. Is the experience of rest Dearly oday o! the Ilev. Hans Charles Howe, for thirty years a laXo rector ot the St. seaman well known lo longshoremen. Joseph's liomau 'Catholic church, The fortune, known as Ihe tlisr.in 'charged wilh the murder ol osfale, was left him by a'relative, Aun-t'lter, a domestic, the John at one time a. sailor. j urroucdb? the finding 12 days ?jO While Howe was-going about the of "par.fa of ihe dismembered Icdy ot lakes, working for nearly every, steam- a', girl in the Hudson river, ship company, search continued for, ed. Schmidt, according to the polite the missing heir, llowo hapiiei.cd lo ra r.t: j He leaves today to j 'i-iain, me legacy. stained-with-blood and the filth'oS the.tiv- leporls of his arrest, attempted to pick up an old London newspaper, and commit siiicide by cultiig bis tlii'ut noticed the advertisement of the ad- wlth a razor blade-. "I killed her because 1 loved her so Schmidt is alleged lo have j told his captors, but the police lion o! the motive for tie crime is that the young woman was "About to 1 become- a' mother, lie'bad married her through a ceremony of his own performing, without witnesses. Accbrdliij .to tie police, Schmidt's confession was full and complete. In it he is quoted as saying that he sill- ed Ws companion with a butcher's and cut" up the body with a kiile and a-saw. The deed was com- mlttH, the police say, while the wo- man. Sw't---------.-------... Brailhurst the.pr.irst ha'dCplaccd-her five days before. ATTRACTED ATTENTION A'-giyly.'coiiired.pillow of. unusual to Sihmidt's: apprehen- m ire Will Come from Iowa, Nebraska and Illinois 250 in Alt GAS COMPANY 'APPEALING TO COURTS FROM BOW IS- LANDS CIVIC AS- SESSMENT Msrtirir.r> Hat, AHa., Sept. 15. The Western Canada N'atural lias, Light, Heat and 1'owtr Co. ate pro- testing against the taxation of their gas well by the municipality of liov, Island, in which they arc located The Dow Island assessor placed then on the 1913 assessment roll and the- court of revision upheld the assess FOUR JULES' BRiWTrW, ONT. EOKf VM1 fOUND. IS LETHBRIDGE REALLY.SO BAD? Editor Lelhb'ridge 1 be allowed to criticize a few of the remarks' passed by Ihe ,aal 'Sunday' evening. Lorehnni Suggests Con- ference on lioniu Rule 'pillow '.to'.HJB'rn! manufacturer- traced-it1 to. the .dealer and "ihV to Schmidt. "And'the police'tracing Schmidt and the knew all about both' oi Ihtm hours belore they arrested him. Schmidt, when dress- ed clerical garb at Ihe parish house of his church at 405 West 125th street. The defective produced'a phcn to of Miss. Aumuller and asked tell us where, ulated'and'rno're nourishing Ih'an ever. I believe' Chief-Davis.- II again after beiES congratulated, on closing it up. I think since the open- ing has been so successful he should he congratulated'on''-that too. Then several houses .are used for- the same purpose In different parts of .the city. Gambling loo is carried'on more ex- tv v. "-uvf u Sclimidt if he knew the girl. iensively, and it is. quite a common plicit, alter a moment o! hesitation, Inquired it' his ylsltors were police officials. His'.actions indicated thai r.'e was. expecting arrest. He then nsked permission to change his clothes and it was when he left the room that the detective- declared that tc attempted to cut his throat wilh i small safety, razor blade. UK CONFESSES Early todays according io paristt- ioiiers of the church, Schmidt said lo the liev. Falhr-r Huntmann, rector ol church, lhat he- would hear no i more confessions and when asked 'or his reasons, said (Continued on page thing to see while girls; staggering oul of Chinese dumps, simply ghastly from opium, a thing Chief would have given his Ufa. to prevent, but now allowed to pass' unnoticed. Surely these are astounding facts for a clean city, but -perfectly assure you. U certainly behooves no only our police, but our ministers also, to be up and doing !n crushing these evils and leading people to bet- ter and purer lives'.- Yo-jrs truly, THOMAS JO.XB3. 12th Street, Xorth Lethbridge... OFIIIID 'in Not Expected That it will Develope Anything; Will bo Brief erativc Elevator Act passed last ses- sion. The organization of the 'ariners is complete, and ty-three elevators will be Edmonton, Alia-, Sept. M. 1 :..-.i session ol the Ihird Alberta :.'..ture opens tomorrow and it is ex- tclfd that the session will be ol horltr duratW than usual. Only i .sMi'iiV number" of private, hills liavc .'ar.d it is not expected London, Sept. 10-Tho-jgh Ihe'.Cab inetjmlnlsters have far inade n response lo Lord Lorebarii's_ apr.ea a _c6ni'qrence on Hpine .Rule, th wcei'-erid TlnloniEt-.slatesmfe Jlr.'Bona'r Law, Lord'Cur. zoa.'ljxird Esher and Lord Revelstoke -.-with King Geo-.-ge at hare given :.a to" the "ap-. peai, and it doubt that Ibe question is now engaging tic serljjs. attention of leaders on both cannol be tald. comments by -politicians and.: parti- newspapers afford much ground .-for believing that the proposed ixmfeij' ence will he brought about Lord Cunon on Saturday flally de- clared the proposal -to be inifiraiiie- able, and deciared ttat the jHiH.be" twccn him and Redmond woult nol he bridged. Joseph Devlin, Nalionalist V.T..for West Belfast, yesterday vasgesloil ttic same thing mere Indirectly, al'houfh he u-nuM hpartily. welcome a'Hoiae Ttule bill based on a universal -'agree- ment. Indeed, the only wliolJ-Uoa'tioJ support of the conference from an; Irish quarter comes from O'- Hrien, who thinks lhat Liberals nor the .Unionists can' tr refuse lo participate In ILo iivllatlon to do so comes from the iilng. The suggestion lhat Kins George H'Tlt1 call, such a ,c- r.d-A with considerable misij-virg. It been part of Ihe Ttulers' game, according t'oo mt-nl press, to Involve His Majealy from Ihe oulset in the Home Rub cculrorersy, regardless of the 'consc; to the royal prosllge, which MAY SETTLE HERE Company Will Sell Land in Southern Irrigated District Calgary, Sept. in, Iwo special trains, and brought hero by too Canadian PaclDc. Rail- way company, to look over land lu ILo irrigation bell In-Southern Alber- SFAHM? the boy at the bottom the far- )rder "Reporters out, Sat Jfothino; Sseilh. And ,tuc Herald out.' :reporter morning-' the .p.rsi, star. cham- ber Session-oi ihe for a long'iirafe': was. pulled ne'ws- paperme'iy'.were' not waited while the deliberations-were In progress, .and lhat their room would merit. Tlie company is appealing to (a wnn ullimate Intention of lo the courts, and ihe case will, be j citmE in this province, 250 heard before Judge Jactson' at Leth-; (rom ]0wa. Xcbraska and Illinois will bridge on Thursday. The case is oij3r.-ivo in Calgary some lime tomor- great Importance to rural and ijwn j municipalities through which the arc all farmon pipe lines of the company pass. hQ haye made a Of. agricul- ure In their home stales, but who are heard ot the advantages ottered >y Alberta and have been Induced to aV.e part In a big excursion to thta irovir.ce In order lo conducl a person- I Investigation Into conditions eilit- ng here. Although the excursion only oh U way here cow, It has been in irocess of formation for month's past and among those who are on board the special tr. Ins are several 'of the wealthiest farmers of the men- tloued above. The parly is coming to Calfray in two special trains over the Boo line, and on arrival here will spend soma lime in tho city before being taken on to Southern Alberta-to look over the irrigated lands in the iJethbrldge district. This Is-Uie-first excursion ot lands eekers tiroujht- In -by. the C.-'r' LONDON NOMINATED London, Sept. 15. Alderman Fran Glass was today nominated by th Conservatives of East -Middlesex 't this 'to a. private contest the scat (or the common Ald-ade vacant by .the Elsoa, 11. P. mptlvj for'ihc crime i> ai ye' pracli- He has confessed as lo the klllina of the boy >nd hacking him repeatedly with the knife, almoit criopping hia head off. t they perused''the: new city charter. And they believe they have lound a City Imports in': the new act that will put an end to the secret session. "All otdinaty. meetings of the coun- cil shall he-'open to the public. Hut the niay.or officer shall! lave power to exclude any one wr.ose onduct-while in the "council chamber rof Daiiy Produc'Q- Ami. Tpiiiglit. and Bergeron'arc Likely, to go on llail- Commission eggs-arc being import- Said people al.lowbg bno dozen eggs for each family; an ave'r- a week. The ho- tels anil restaurants -'anil hal D a few hundred dozen each s obnoxious. i There is not a.wordJn the whole cd aSam ms 30 pages of llie new; charter-giving! of I.cthbritlgc. llie council lire right" to hold a sec- ret session. There is nothing about excludfng: the press-or any-latepay-i er. In this it diners iiom the old I charter; "which- distinctly provided that the council, while in committee, could exclude ratepayers or the pub- lic. So the next' time the reporters are asked to cool their beds in the corridor! ar.d listen through the key- holes, they will raise' the .question and ask the city solicitor for a rul- ing. While the' reporters were delving into the legal phraseology of the .the council 'was considering an show Lethbrirtge housekeepers1 there they-can save money on .every 55 used. At present ten of eggs are ihippeil inlu Lcthbridge every month... These are actual figures. This rac.ir.s cozen eggs from far. away points are -shipped in every month ol the year on the average, li the larmers ot Southern Alberta raised those eggs they would, at 28 cents a dozen, receive monthly oiit- twen- ready to handle this season's, grain.. Ac- cording fo announcement already made, Ihe government -.has. undertak- en to loan 85 per cent, ol the cost ol the erection ol the purchase price of these'elevators.- UONUS A suggeslion is made 1hit the gov- ernment guanalce ihe bonds ol niv nicipalilics. H is thai thi will be carried oul at the present must be 'gravely affected proposed conference fail. The sympathetic' speech of Kllij Jones Griffith, Ur.iler-Secrelary 'for the Home department, and member for Anglesey, who describes himself B3 a Olndstonlan Liberal, made .a great Impression nil rounrl. Outside tho confines of party, n strong and In- creasing volum? of opinion favors' tho proposed conference. In f' Tiroes sur.h widely differing mi bite as Canon Sannys. of CV.Tlst i, Oxford: nev, Rtnnle- closer co