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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TiTe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V., Alberta. Thursday, September 19, Number 238 AFEBLOWERS f MADE SAFE GETAWAY 4 ilCrooks Who May Have Robbed Westminster Bank Escape in Chicago Chicago, Sent. of ne- glec( uf duty ami i iiu om potency arc to IK; filed against Captain John -I. M.'iloney and Lieut. Benjamin Burns, of the Maxwell sl-i'eel police station, according to Snpecinlcwtenl of Po- lice JVlc.Swecncy. They are accused by the head of the police of allow ing two Canadian safe-blowers to escape afti-r they hail trapped them in a South Ave. saloon. C'apt. 'Maloney is charged with nc- gieci, and ineompetuncy for failure to report the case to Sup I. jUcSweeney and Burns is accused of attempting to urakc the a crest single handed. The fugitives leaped upon him and bore .him to the floor. After heal- ing and kicking him they fled. Burns was taken to his honiu where he is to have recovered from the at- tack. Supt. McSweeney said today that he considers the work of the officers one of the worst botches thai has ever 'come to his attention. The members of tha gang of aafe- Wowers found in Chicago after -they had heoii traced all over "he, "United States and Canada, Chief. Mc- Hweenoy learned that tho two men passing Canadian, currency of large denominations in. the saloon and (inspected that ttey; were the mm iwantod. -The-police assert that the two men Ibave in their possession upwards of ot-the lot taken from the Bank of Montreal in Now Westmins- ter, and were trying to dispose of it rtt-hen Burns attempted to capture them. It ia said by the police that the robbers were in Chicago as late as two days ago. The pity police are out tonight with private detec- tives in an effort to find tho three companions in the rob- bcry were captured at various places. A reward ot is said to be outstanding fot tbe men. BIG KIRMESS DECIDED ON BY THE LADIES Event Staged for Oct. I 7 to Raise Auditor- ium Fund The most elaborate 'etivertahiuient ever arranged by local talent will he given on the evening .of Thursday, Oct. 17th, the before the open- ing of the International Dry-Farming I Congress and the International Con- j gross of Farm Women in the monster auditorium building being erecteil by Mr. Eckstorm on the Athletic I'ark, and the entire undertaking will lie in the hands of the Women's Board of j Control, beaded by Mrs. Fred j Downer. The women's committee has held three missions in the past few days, and every one attending has been pledged to secrecy in regard to the I plans and and it lias only become known to a. few outside I of their close circle within a day or two days that they were "making such j elaborate arrangements. The pledge of secrecy was removed this niorn- i ing, and from now on every woman {Continued on page WALTER DUNCAN Head of Toronto's detective depart- ment, whose leave of absence from hts position has been "extended" until such time as an investigation has been made into the handling of docu- ments connected' with the Farmers Bank case by his department has completed CITIZEN OF CANADA WJTHJMISH TIES Sir Wilfrid Laurier Outlines Main Aspirations of His Warm Friend of Y. M. C. A. Building Cobalt, Out., Sept. town' a drive as far as the Lang street was en fete this morning for the ar- bridge, which i gave him a chanct OL rival of Sir 'haurier and Co- viewing the decorations put up in halt excelled itsulf yiri the" mat- '-his honor. The party returned to the ;ter of- decorations. .tayor Tru- del boarded the special car to wel- come Sir Wilfrid and the members nf his pnrty to Cohnlt. These travel- DIXON SAYS HE IS SHADOWED ROOSEVELT'S MANAGER CLAIMS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ARE SPYING ON HIS TRAIL ling with Sir Wilfrid wer- Hon. K- Le-mieiix, Hon. Geo. P. Ciranam, Hon. L. Mackenzie King, and 11 on. Charles JIurpliy, Carriages were provided If take the Liberal leader ami his party for RECIPROCITY TO BE PLATFORM R. L. RICHARDSON WILL OPPOSE GOVERNMENT CANDIDATE YET TO BE NAMED Chicago, Sept. TMxon, chairman of the (Progressive campaign last night made the charge that two agents ot the United States department of justice have- lieen -spying on him and Medill Me- Donald Conriack. He accused the men of held tapping telephone wires and stealing polling fl satchel which the alleged ''spot-1 cancy was inrs" apparently helioved contained, compromising papers. Senator Ofxon gave the names of Young Men's Christian association for the dedication ceremony. At the end of.an ovation, in which lie lauded the work Oi the Y.M.C.A., Sir Wilfrid formally dedicated the huilriing. In the evening a large 'audience gathered in the skating rink to hear Vi'ufnu. ,1. iiiahuii, president of the Liberal association of Temiska- nijng was chairman ni the meeting. Iron. Mackenzie King dealt with the policy of the Lihcral party towards working men and the es- tahlisliment of a department of la- bor by Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Mr. King struck a popular note when he touched on the matter of the S-iiour day. lion. Rudolphe Lemienx, speaking in French, said that he had been agree- Winnipeg, Man., Sept. ably surprised to be greeted on his PETER PATRYK PAT EGAN SHOT BY DICK COMMITTED CHRISTIAN, TEXAN BREED SUICIDE Hanged Himself at Mysterious Deed Warner, Sept. young Austrian section' hand on the C. P. R. at this yoint, Peter Patryk, by name, took his life last evening about eight o'- clock. Patryk had boon work- Ing htr-c all summer, and gave 110 evidence of melancholy or trouble of any kind. He had supper last evening with other -J- moil of the' Eec'tion crew, and H was in apparently good spirits. About- eight o'clock his life- less body was 'found hanging years of age, and an uncle ia a member of tho "section gang here. NARROWED DOWN TOIHREE MEN COMMITTEE TO DECIDE TODAY ON NEW CHIEF OF POLICE SIS RODOLPHE FORGET The Montreal financier, who has re- from the directorate of the Wayaganack Pulp and Paper Co., a concern, with mills at Three Riv- eri, Que. He was recently re-ejected president of the Banque Internation- ale, in tpite of the efforts.of Parisian shareholders to gain control Ex-Policeman Had Incurred Range Man's, Hatred and Had Exchanged Words on Shot From the Rear WOUND NOT 'SERIOUS YET; THE PRISONER ARRAIGNED, With defiance tn every feature, showing not the least sorrow at.tbe deed he had perpetrated last night, Richard Christian, a Texan half-breed, stood in tbe dock at police court this morning, charged with shooting with intent 'to kill Pat Egan, ex-city detect- ive, whose term of. employ in tbe city police force terminated only on Tues- day. The charge against him is open to amendment, depending upon the outcome of the' shooting, and until that time be will be remanded. Hla next hearing down for Friday, September 27, when Egan will .ap- pear to give evidence against the ac- cused. Inspector Black, inspector of (tbe loronto city police force Sergeant Crowe, .of the Toronto' police force. Chief Both wick-; 6E the Collingwood police force. One of these men will be the next chief of police 01 the of Leib- j their first sitting here yesterday and bridge. The chances Are in favor of LETHBRIDGE BOARD NOT REPRESENTED Resolution ot Board of Trade Convention Stood in Name of Was Shelved Motions Moose Jaw, Sept. Associ- ated Boards'of Trade convention held tbe fonnor, as the city Chief Cuddy of Calgary vhas to asked mend one of the three, anil his choice will likely fall on his former brother inspector of the Toronto force. In ;had a very busy session. About 2-1 delegates were present and after the routine business had "been disposed of the delegates adjourned till the aller- Fort William sec re tar VT trea- surer to be chosen by the C; H. Webster, Calgary, acting pro has already recommended was not represented and their resolu- eit-h'er of the first two men, hut the-'tion regarding the adding to the ele- council is waiting for hitn to select j valor capacity at the bead of the Mr. Manwaring, secretary of the Board of Trade, said he had no noon when the fifteen resolutions knowledge of Lethbridge being spon- came'up in their order. Fort William sor for the resolution at this con- one particular man. Tbe meeting ot the police commit- tee .in the leaver's office last night lakes, was held over till today. The second resolution was regarding grain inspection, and its sponsor, was of short duration. All other ap- j Lethbridge, was not present so it, plications were pui aside in favor of! too. was shp.lvpd and will not. he re- erahlc interest is shown today iii po- arrival in Cobalt by a mayor with a litical circles following the announce-j French name, a French-Canadian who ment that the nomination for Mac- had thr language and the aspirations federal bye-election will be of his compatriots everywhere in this October 5th next with country. week later. The va- iiisiMl by the appoint- ment of "the sitting member, Staples, to the Dominion grain com- mission and ll.e constituency has been the men as Arndt and Beardslcy. He! consistently Conservative since The Chieftain's Speech .Sir Wilfrid, l.aurier in his iddress said tiif primary object of his to Xor'iieni Ontario was lo deter- mine at lirst the needs, the they have been in Chicago'for a creation in 1892 except for the bye-, mpnls wants of Pwiplc. for he; elections Of 1M7, when there was a Panned to further devote himsoli tu 1 Liberal, by a majority of 536. It has, i however, lately regarded in thr i doubtful column, the Conservative week. Government officials here pied knowledge of any men ot names given being employed in department of justice. MediH MeCormaek said the men followed Saitator Bison when he Ml. Chicago for Now York last night. ONE LANGUAGE IN THE SCHOOLS FEDERATION .CANADIAN CLUBS DISCUSS OFT MOOTED QUES- OPPOSE Fredoricton, B., Sept. I fourth annual conference of Federated I Canadian clubs produced a diacus- I jsion of a resolution fostering Canadian I FeiitlmeiHa in public schools. pro- posal that English be tho sole lan- n'ge- taught In the primary schools, s rocelvod with some opposition on I the ground that culture demanded tho 1 tonohing; of some other language, it I was pointed out that no antagonism I was intended 16 tho of tho 1 Frcnch-Cnimdlans, but that in nmny lections of the when; tho populn- Mon was chiofly ;i foreign horn ele- Itiient. If. was imperative that ICnglish lite the language) of tho school B, s lie said, "that thr. have been pleased to dispense with our stewardship foe a season. iWrll, I am enough of a sport lo take defeat in a manly fashion. Hut T am still at the head of the Liberal par- becn adopted as the opposition can- Having reached the allotted span 11 would have passed the leadership into vc majority at the last general election being reduced to IG5. R. L. Richard- son, ex-M.K for Lisgar, editor of the Tribune and an independent, has the above three. The application of Chief-Botlnvick appealed to the com- mittee, some splendid recommenda- tions accompanying his application- Local people who 'mow both In- spector Black and Sergeant Crowe j speak in the highest terms ot both men, and the city would he consider- ed lucky if either of them were en- gaged. The salary attached lo the position will be SlSOfl at the start, hut with promises of a rapid increase if the services of tho new nhicf are found satisfactory. Only the one man will be engaged at present and he will he allowe.1 to build up his own force af- ter his arrival, mid when he has learned the needs of the department to suit the city. The committee is doing evcrvthing to hurry up the ap- pointirent and ii. is that the announcement will bo made today of 1he choice. didato" ami -will make his campaign on I the reciprocity issue. The govern- PLEADED NOT GUILTY Xew York, Sept. Horo- wix, alias "Gyp the niood" and Louis Rosensweig, alias "Lefty charged, with being two of the four men who fired the shots that ended the lite of gambler Herman Rosmi- ment convention will be held in this ;imi fripnds said we have fioiic city Tuesday next, several names hav- ing been mentioned. The west south-west boundaries of the city tourh thet riding and there is a large suburban vote, ihough the hulk of (he riding is agricultural. .j. ff hands, but my colleagues lihal, entered pleas of not guilty of ferred to till next year. Real Estate Deals Moose Jaw brought in the resolu- tion regarding provincial control of subdivisions. Tbe discussion was very pointed and nobody spared words in condemning the sharks who llont worthless properties and commiserat- ed with Hie gullibility of the east- ern people in buying stuff off the map and in believing the gorgeous prints of "near in" stun: that was miles away. Commissioner Kclanders, of veiilioii. He also said that Leth- bridge was not represented owing to it being impossible to get any one who was in a position to attend at this time. L SMITH STILL TALKING CANADA TELLS AUDIENCE THAT CANADA IS ANXIOUS FOR TARIFF REFORM London, Sept. to his Canadian visit at Darlington late last night, F. E .Smith expressed the wish that every voter in the British Isles eouid visit the Dominion before the next general election. If the election were held then, he said, he would have no doubt as to tariff reform. The Saskatoon, spoke ni the evil as "the lure of the low price." Nothing def- inite was done regarding tlie course to be adopted as there was some dif- erencc of opinion. The resolution will j Canada" in "till past qe brought up again today. Freight Experts .Moose Jaw also brought in indus- trial education and government Main street last night was irhat one' might have 'expected thirty yaars ago, when Lethbridge was merely a supply' point for cow punchers aud from all parts of the range country. A shot, a man staggered, and the fan man taken Into custody, while thft crowd gathered from every partof business district; The wftote affray was so unexpected that the spectator! could hardly believe that they had 'witnessed .an' attempted murder. Egan is resting easily today in prlva'te ward ia the Gait Hospital, where he taken after the was temporarily dressed by Dr. Cragg.-" There Is every hope speedy recovery, and unless infection sets in, he will be able to appear ag- ainst Cluistiaii on Friday, tha 27th. The 'bullet never abdomin- al cavity, aud is In reality more oC A flesh wound than anything more wrl- GUS. The shooting, which occurred about g 7.3C last evening immediately in front of the Bank of Commerce on Fifth street, was the culmination of a stand- ing trouble between the two men, pre- _ cipftated by the hot Southern blood of Christian, and the desire ven- geance, which is a trait of every In- .dian, whether the wrongs actual pr Imaginary. A little-over. Egau, arrested the accused ft., tihe -Ijethbridge Hotel ,fpr fighting with a-well known young man of thii district, and the breed claims that Egan handled him roughly 'tvhlle taking him to the police sta- tion. ..Then a few months ago Detect-, ive.'Egau also, arrested the, man-.upon a charge of stealing a watch, and he was sent up for a term from .the Mounted Police harracks here. Tho breed evidently imagined had it In for him, and WHS openly looking for vengeance. (Continued on THREATENING TO TAKE HER LIFE BUT VIRGINIA BROOKS IS KEEP- ING RIGHT ON IN HER FORM CAMPAIGN sixty yours would not exceed her future development iu the life-lime of a young man. as_ Today she is a-nxipus to come to j some arrangement whereby every instance OL same. The matter of: manufactured stuff provincial ireights was another of made by Englishmen though rhc Moose Jaw zesolutions, both were intend to give the manu- tarried. The provincial governments facturorfi and workmgmen of this will he memorialized to the effect country an advantage over her own that freight experts .ire needed to j people. This offer was held out when protect the small shippers. i our Brought in an important solution that an international rail- ,vmll way joint commission be appointed to I There was singlft eour down under the oltf cltief; we want and bactc him again1 and, aiidod Sir Wiltriri amid cheering, I anT getting about, the business charged mr." The Trade Issue mm, v-uivn.-u way mini comniisaion ne appoir.ifii n> offer from Caiimia. There Indictments of murder in the first ]n nnd Canada (-OUntry which had not tried t grce when arraigne.1 before Supreme terms Camidft CANADIANS PLEDGE HELP London, Sont. fnsfc correspondent of the Ev- ening News says tlm'f at Un- Innlst hcadniiartera there he saw lettors! from every prov- ince In Canada offering mon-ey and men iu the ovont of resist-- nnce hy force to Home Rule. The Trish Football has prohibited the carrying of partisan flags and emblems ,ai ItH niatcheB. Continuing, the Lihcral leader dealt with the trade question. "The prob- lem we aimed to solve by reciprocity he observed, "It cannot be ignored. I slv'ill continue to plead wiih thr east to give justice, to the wesl. With all my faults, it is my aim to weld people in a grand harjjvonious condition. This must lit- done by conciliation and jus- tier one lo iho othor." .Sir Wilfriil referred lo tho question of a subsidy for the construction of Tcmisfcamiug Xorthein lario railway. Tlie 'l.ilicrai ffovcrn- OB Court Justice Goff today. ASKS DAMAGES the Dominion govmimrtit will niciuorializod to this effort. Internal. Storage Elevators The other seven resolutions will be Artinc Tor L P. M inkier, W. I Brought up todai. Discussion will be it would destroy y'poapst today Issued a writ curtailed in order to let Calgary get i reform markets were declining, not, so he declared, a try in the world which Id noi have nccejitt-U a similar ;la. There wasn't a get The be whole radical press of this country, declared Mr. Smith, desired re- cently rejected reciprocity treaty to become law with no other ohject than base party purpose in the hope that thp case for tariff between Canada ami this coun I a liparinw nn Hie interior storairn dn- ages nmoufiting 10 re- valors resolution, tin1 important one suiting from the automobile of the meeting. accident on tho Maclcod trail hill hist when John Murray lost his life. Thfl city will likely eoniest the action, on. the ground that tha spot "where tho nutomnbile wont OT- er the enihankmont. was not within the city The cnso will come up for hearing at an early sitting of the 3u- preme Court. The banquet in the evening was given by the local hoard 01 trade at the Royal (Jcorge hotel. A signific- ant speech of retiring President Gfiorgcson on western development and potentialities was effective. Tho 1912-13 officers are: President, Jl. Ishister, Saskatoon lirst vice- president, Richard Toney, Moose .law: second vice-president, Martin, Winni- peg third vice-president, D.mg, Cal- gary fourth vice-president, A, A. MACDONALD BYE-ELECTION Ottawa, Sept. writ was Issued today for .Mar-- donald election. Nomination will ho made on October 5, and polling will take place on Oct- oho-r 12. Lonis Maroin has been named returning officer. Chicago, Sept. 19-Miis Brooks, the girl reformer, Tvho led the crusade, which resulted In the closing of the disorderly resorts in West Hammond, a suburb, last night, received an anonymous letter threat- ening her with death, unless she dls- coiHinuert her activity. A similar let- jr has been received by Mayor zoznski, of West Hammond. The letters read as follows: "We have had enough of this. If you do not let tip there's liable to be some trouble. Yon may get a bomb, dynamite or nitrogycerine." "f am not at'all worried over this latest said Miss Brooks, after reading the letter. "Ever since I en- tered upon this work of reform, my mall has been filled with this kind of trash. 1 pay no attention to threats of any kind." INTO BAM FOR LARGE_AM0UNT FINANCIAL AGENT NAMED BID- DING SECURED BIG ADVAN- CES IN AMSTERDAM Amsterdam, Sept. financial agunl, named Hiddink, who has dis- appeared from Amsterdam, is alleged to liavo obtained an advance of 500 from a bank on securities which he asserted ho sold in Xew York. These securities were uoi, accepted, and his drafts, according to tho Am- sterdam papers, were returned dishon- ored. It. is staled that an additional amount of in drafts drawn by Hlddink is involved. The .case ha3 boon placed in tho hands of. the judi- cial authorfeleE, ;