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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Lethbridge. Alta., Tuesday, September POLICE MAY HAVE BAD Suspect He Is Fell'ow who Was Drugging People .ONTHEC.P.R. TRAINS Committed For Tiial On a Serious Charge Here C. P. R. officials, in whose .hands the city police' .have placed the case or Marten Groth, the man who, on Friday night last..was'arrested at the depot by Sergt. :Silliker just as lie nad stepped-oil" a train from the West, believe that the been connect ;ed with .the-drugging and robbery of lemale- passengers that Ijas .been go- ing on throughout, the summer on the main" line east "of here. From tickets and other papers round in his posses- sion, it is clear he has'-been travelling and forth on railroads for some niontns. The phials ot" drugs, only one of which so far have 'been shown to a druggist, also lend color to the suspicions aroused. Close investigation will be made of ius movements for the past six j SAY SPANISH PREMIER WILL GET OUT Number Madrid, Sept. Catholic- newspapers here are filled -with col- umns of cabinet 'dissensions and many predict that .the manifestations to held next Sunday will force Premier Canalejas to retire on tire eve of the assembling of the oortcs on Oct. 3rd. They say further that Count Romance, president of the chamber of deputies, will succeed Canalejas. The laitter's friends declare that the reports are part of the clerical" campaign. ROOSEVELT A VICTOR IN Stand Pat Leaders Admit PROSECUTE TO BEAT GAYNOR T PROGRESSIVES CONTROL NEW HAMPSHiRE concord, N. ,-H., The Pro- gressives controlled the Re- publican State convention aeld in this city today. ONTARIO FARMERS AFTER WESTERN CATTLE Winnipeg, num- ber of Ontario stock farmers are in tne city, with a vjew to purchasing cattle, shipping them to Ontario and tnere feeding them for the market. With the scarcity of feed in parts of -province, they fcope to secure their.'requirements at bargain prices. SAYS THERE WAS 1OT A Democratic Candidates for president of Governor May Unite 'Sept Catholic committee of this city has 'been prosecuted for his violent I mamresto in connection with the pro- )osed' demonstration next Sunday. orces JN'eison, Sept. 3-s arrested -by .T, Hale on -Satur- day charged with 'being a deserter the R. N. W. M. P. at Coleman. Rochester, N. Y., Sept. 27. Early developments today in the Democratic convention indicate more clearly than ever that the other leading candidates to the head of the Democratic ticket will first try, to eliminate. -Mayor Gay-' nor. Two representatives of Congress- man Wm. Sulzer arrived from New York this- morning and immediately sought a conference with the backers of Congressman Jas. S. Havens. An effort is being made to unite the followers of the two candidates and of Thos. il. Osborne, for the purpose of demonstrating that the .demand for Parker 'Mayor nomina-tion does not State districts> tne HE IS DECLARED INSANE Jfrmce Sept. Green who was supposed to have threatened to murder the whole family last sum- mer for whom farm laborer, nas finally been adjudged insane and will- h mayor's believe uuysboro, Sept. Governor "Fraser, 'died at eight o'clock months, i-hd-his antecedents will be j We is something ot a pugilist and lerreted out. I arranged a bout with Itoj- Foieshaw Uroth was yesterday -committed for tlle -Phoenix neavyweight" for October by Police -Magistrate Ball upon 15Ul and tne tall-rot" the fight gave the charge uiat he did on September jtfle "Police notice of Parker's where- 23, ll'lO, on a railway car used as a public conveyance for passengers, by means ot" coins used as instruments I their leaders will be unwilling Place- the mayor at the head of surrounded, by., his. family. "ctet. They -also hope that Mr. hlself morning. wMlunconscious and He leaves The aoouts. For the. past fortnight he Tammany men wno arrived early in has 'been cooking on a local branch of the C. P. R. for' an extra 'gang Af r. TD T, Gaynor really the day seemed to believe that Mayor wanted the nomination. with him at the time, to 'Coieman today. He was taken of gaaibtingvobtain from John, Vennes and the arrest. took in the ian-a, of .Barr liill P. 0., Alberta, the of-thirty-one dollars, the -said of- lence having been committed 'between jbethbridge; Alberta, on Canadian PacIOc .Railway, The- iwo or three Hours.'. by R. A. Smith, and L. M: Johnsto-ie prosd- cuted ou 'behalf of the C. P. John Venriesiand was thellirst wit- ness called. He ijs a ian, living at Barr Hill, audl speaiis -but poorly. One of 'them who been regarded a..wife and three daughters, Mrs. VV'il- decline the nom-json, of Guel-ph, Miss Margaret and Sara, Al-ison andj .Laurier. government steamer, Lady Grey, will --bring the re- mains to, Halifax and nothing is decided it is "understood interment Defence In. Suit Against 'die' A. G. W. i Railway FILED AT EDMONTON OKLAHOMA GOVERNOR Don't Consider Hawes is Entitled to a Cent -Edmonton; Alta., Sept. de- tense of tne Alberta and Great Water- ways Railway arid Canada West Con- struction Company in the suit for one-sixth interest in the company for cash settlement of ?25 en- tered 'by Alfred Hawes, of Toronto, a lormer shareholder in the Atha-bas- Railway Company, was filed in the supreme Court here this, afternoon. The defense -as filed by the Water- ways company, denies that W. R. or any other person oc com- pany ever received or any other sum of money by reason of or In connection with the sale of bonds of the defendant company McAllister, OKla., Sept. ve_iQuk action characterized the opening the trial of Charles M; Haslceli, ernor of Oklahoma, and- the Muske- gee town lot cases Witnin a few hours a jury was selected and sworn and the government announced its readiness to proceed. L'nder th federal- indictment to be tried immed lately, Haskeil W. T. Hutching, an attorney, and Clarence W. Turner and 'waiter K. .Baton, are .charged with conspiracy to defraud the government in-the sale in of aib'out six hun ared town lot sites in Muskegee. MOUNTED POLICEMAN DROWNED saskntoon, Sept. Vincent, K. N. w. rvi..p. was drowned ducfc shooting near WilMe, basic, Monday evening. OLD MEMBERS JMacieoa, Sept. Sifton at Orton tonight in the inter- est of K H. Maunseli, Li'beral .candi- date for this constituency. The pre- in paragraph thirtv-oae of the Was regarding the tTJ___ .T. nient of claim. guard of the. Kxamined by Mr. Johnston, Vie told, in a simple sort of way, often' provoked much laughter, how lie met .accused and got into s. .game of -coin- matching with him and a third party. Accused said he tvould teach'him how to flip a coin so that he would always win. -They would flip against the tnird party. If-witness would join in and do- as he said, he would pay for "witness if he lost and .divide up his own, winnings with him. Witi agreed. The first show of silver dol- lars witness won. The next two tnrows, the third party had .all of wit- ness' money, thirty-one or thirty-two dollars. They matched once more, accused promising to pay for witcess! finat throw was for eighty 'dollars. ,'J'he third party again won. Accused said he had no more cash and tender- ed the third party'a cheque. The tnird party looked at it for a moment apartments, his -wiSe beinr as wmiam J-. Bryan's personal repre- 'itli him at the time. HA tentative in New Yoj-k City, said that Bryan had advised Mr. Gaynor [not to accept the nomination, telling Mm that the people "were not yet Th constitutionality of his appointment The delense turtHer and Declared that as far as he knew 'be made at. Glasgow. Flags are at half the.-pro- vince. IX Governor, Fraserr was taien ill last June ani from an ex- tended vacatiom, isin-c'e that time -lie uemes every allegation, set out paragraphs two to twenty-four of the no lawyer had questioned it and" that the 'Lieutenant Governor' in appoint-' statement of claim, it denies that nim saicl iie naii the advice plaintiff has or ever "had anv iof the 'Premier, while a-ma- Jjonty of the members of the'leeis- cone. inrot-o mieres, to or is entitled to, any were in favor "of that terest in the .Al'berta and 'Great Wa- 1 Jfremier Rutherford was in fact, pres- Railway Company or any pro- [ent when he was sworn in. fits -derived toy said company. HAVE GOOD CASE Merchants Again Considei Removal of Train Crews TO MEET COUNCIL Wire Sent to Supt Price Asking Him to -De- Action The .committee witn -.cir- ulating: the; petition -to .the maybir- and council requesting them ,to take jp ivithoutf delay -the ..matter the- >roposed- removal -of passenger rom Lethbridge to' Hat'. 3ranbrook.-by -fee the meeting "last, night 'tJutt.: 125; sig-: natures '01 .bona; lad been secured and- more o be canvassed. For over, -two -hours tlie meeting 'held in the new on Burdett discussed tne' vhole matter, and more -it was discussed, tie' more- seri-: us the situation appeared, it p by everyone being -convinced tnat'-''; -.ethDridge's "case has only :aced before .-General Superintendent' rice in-- its full iigb.tr line r- forSer' or the proposed change will iven. There were present at, the, H. McKeown, who, acted as 'chair- ian, W.. L. secretary, unmnghain, W. J" defense, states that the com- .been -.knowledge of any..agree- Jient a cheerfifi frSnr TCn K. 'C Mau Charared With S'teal- jcated. up_ to ..the-idea that, the office j of-Mayor of New York Tvas'as-logically j out" kept a cheerful frSnt. No "br wMch''J-" .was I a stepping stone to the presidency as j man last "week-when visited by W.V -aay liaires sum of money and 'the governorship. Roosevelt Wins Saratoga, N. T, Sept. 27.-Col. and take up U8 duties dore Roosevelt will be elected tem- i uunc2.ii u. eraser was one ot" the had sat 'in the legislature Scotia and in the House of Commons of Canada. He later became a judge l-Flewing. joked over his illness., and i aemes "also Hawes..has.'right to (expressed be ruble to re-! interest in the charter of 'the company, it denies that Minty ever received commission in Duncan C. Fraser was one of the stock the or any other 111 PI I ft siipiri trong, H. A. Robt.VsapV'' 1. Kirkham, R. V. A. Til-' y. 'E. Hagel, G-. J-I oapst, A. Ripley, H-Sehl, Bawden. W. L. McKenzie-- -W. "T ip Roy, R. G. Addison. E. Hagell read from; .the Jiles the Lethbridge 'News -.-ot ..'the year' 1905, editorials, reports: ;.of meetings and-of visits, t.6 -tietiiljTirlge of and Winnipeg; to confer, with1. ClPiR.' uf" representatives- of-the city, -and-'hlsn at noon today, according to 'the admis- IBg' leaiH Of HOrSeS jsion of Wm. Barnes jr., leader of the "Old Guard." In a statement to the Jit CariHJillSi'iiy Western Associated Press shortly be- Ifore ten o'clock today Mr. Barnes said: _ ?uite a heavy docket and an array "Vice-President Sherman will have 490. of legal talent His Honor .votes out of 1050 which will be cast on tnen declared it.was no good and would have 'both accused and vri arrested. The game consequently -broke up. Witness endeavorelAb com pel accused to pay him the he had lost as agreed, 'but accused sisted he had lost all money as well. Witness kept at lfm, however until he -agreed to giveAim a cheque, wrote out one oljfeque upon the on a .bank in came up and .ater Sergt. Silliker came restaurant where they and arrested them. Wit- tram, but tore it in the wait- ing room at the denfct nere, wrote out the one was drawn made payalble at ust as he was writing the Judge Winter district court this morning. Practically all the le- gal firms in city had" business and counsel who were present -were: C. F. P. K.C., J. N. Ritchie, R. A. Smrfen', H. W. Church, C. gressives." Poapst, H. A. J. Mac- dougal, J. Cameron, C. Ives, :Kenzie, John R'. Palmer and W. S. feall. Chasy Yaplc, charged with stealing a teawi and rig at Carmangay on or August llth, and T. G. Zvres- r company. It fur- ther the Waterways com- pany has no nor any'con- of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, the floor. That is my guess. It may a f the C0unties in call seemg the way things will switch over to the Pro- Though Mr. Barnes concedes the defeat of Sherman for temporary chairman he indicated that it would be a warm fight on the floor of -the CDUvention. Saratoga. N. Y.. Sept. Re- ras calie.J and resigned to become Lieutenant- Governor of the province. He was an ardent Liberal and toured the West with Sir Wilfrid Laurier prior to the general elections of 1S96. He was. a speaker of renown. He was a prominent Presbyterian and Mason. nectiO11 or tue the Athabasca syndicate ca Ky. company, it sets out in full the agreement under Ends in Verdict For Defendants the District Court this morning vvhich it "secured its charter from the the .Case 0[ Mrs- Alice M. Davis Lyfmber Co., he being at the time employed by the company as its ag- the first to reach the hall, ent, were arraigned and elected to be His appearance started rounds of ap- speedily tried. The former also plause. Shortly after this Vice-Pre- pleadecl guilty to the charge, but sen- sident Sherman took his seat and the tc-nce was not passed. The criminal cases of Rex. v. L. D. 'several minutes. demonstration shook the building for Hawley, Rex. v. Mclver, Rex. v. Leo- pold Purdy were set down for hearing either tomorrow or Thursday. R. A. Smith made application for bail in the case of Martin J. Groth, charged with obtaining money by gambling upon the railroad. The rea- son Groth was not electing at the present sittings, said Mr. Smith, was that he was only committed yester- day and he has relatives at Saska- toon and in Idaho, who it is wished to call as wit-nesses as to his charac- ter. His Honor agreed to consider it. J. J. Cameron entered an appeal on behalf of Geo. Houk against a (Continued on page Ugcten, Utah., Sept. direct primary law was the only ihone of! contention ia the Republican state convention held here. After one hour's debate last night the adoption of a direct primary plank was de cisively dereated by a viva voce vote. The platform adopted bv the con- vention endorses the i.drain istration. it also includes a plank providing for local option. i against L. B. Cyr and. George Logan, 'a dispute as to the ownership'of a has been in the courts Provincial government. The defense of the Canada West Construction company denies that the sinye 'March last" was conclud'ed" His plaintiff has any right or interest in i Honor Judge Winter, awarding that company claiming that the n0rsc defendant, with costs Canada West Company property ac- quired rights from Clarke to build tlie Alberta and G-rea; Waterways Rail- .way, ;nat H Hawes is interested to any it is only to the extent ot" of rights 'to organize the Athabasca Kailway company .but that com-pany -was never organized nor' was its charter used. Both statements have been filed "by the law firm of Woods, Big- jar and Collison. No' personal de- iense has yet been filed 'by W. R. Clarice, but it is understood he has already made arrangements to have it tiled. the and with damages for deprivation of its use. It- will be remembered that last March plaintiff replevined 'the horse which bore her brand, J.D. -connected on the left shonlder, but- which had been in the possession of the defend- ant Cyr. When the. case came for trial in June, it will also be remem- bered, a number of brand experts and others who claimed horse, gave evidence to on know the behalf of Cobalt, Sept. Tipped oft by _______ ._ ________ away the cheque in the conviction for selling liquors to In- wire from Provincial Officer Jack Mc- as -he feared he was in trouble rambling on the train, police station, however, he the matter. At the told all Kobert Adair, .brakeman on the train gave evidence to seeing the accused, the farmer and a third man matching coins in tho kitchen of the colonist car, and tried to attract the farmer's attention by liiuing him on the hack as he passed, 'but the farmer too engrossed to notice. Sergt. Siiliker also gave evidence to arresting the accused. ENGLISH VISITOR DROWNED NEAR EDMONTON Kdmonton, Aita., Sept. Word nas reacned the city of the accident- al drowning ol' A. Thorburn, an Eng- dians made by J. 0. Wilson. J.P. C. F. P. Conybeare, K.C., objected to the appeal being entered on tho ground that the required notices had not bt.-en served. Decision wa.s re- served. In-the small debt case on the; civil Kay, Officer Flanagan at the Son arrested one Summanen, an alleged Cobalt high grader, with several oth- ers. The accused formerly worked in the mines here, but is believed to Lj.ii; Vi I I i f docket, of Brown v. TVnuant, S. havc lound hlsh SradinS wlTh Ball, for plaintiff, they had '-onira'des much more remunerative, POL! IN HOSPITAL Toronto, Sept. had to i> move the 'bodies of patients from ward to the hospital morgue. I dis- i posed of the mattresses from the plaintiff, but Cyr proved that he had purchased the animal from George Logan, Logan swore he. had bought'it from a man named Carver, Carver swore he had bought it from a man named Aikin, Aikiu that he had bought it from a man named Haycock while Haycock swore he had bought it six years ago in Idaho from a man named Denning. The defense rested '.there. It was thought desirable if possible to obtain Denning as 3 witness if he could be obtained, and Ihr. plaintiffs were to then bring evidence in rebuttal. The. judge in adjourning the case at that time suggested that the parties should get together and arrive at a settlement. Xo settlement, however, as; advertised ty. 'flier all .tended' to show t-hat-thc-.. citizens were induced: to vote for-, the by-law, allowing the C.P.R.' TO 'close Round street, (exempting the' from taxation on 120 acres of land ia. the city and gi-ving other -privileges; on the ground that, the tenninal uivi-'' sional point for -all passenger and freight trains on the Crow 1 Lie should be brought- to -and -maintained -at Lethbridge. There was a -ia the agreement which speciGcally stat- ed that if at any time the moved thp terminals frora to any other point, the privileges granted the company be celled during such time that tne' ________ minals were so Jt V; as de- cided to have printed for elrc Uatiort among the ratepayers, five copies of a pamphlet concain'ng these editorials and reports, loee'shsr the' agreement in full. A. Ripley, who at 4-he meeting, ca Friday last was appointed a Xo tee oi one to> ascertain crews were affected the proposed. changes, reported iHatf as near as he could ascertain, were this ainif last year in- the jod of fifty train crews runirnsj of Ltih- Six cf tLese rasscnger At 'he urescnit time .-there only sixteen or so that" if the six train crews are uvntr-ed there will oiily he n- iv.clve freight- crews 3Ianv of the freight crews had- bwn to Calgary, and as a .'arge -vol- ume of coal traffic irum tbf (.JGV-'S Nest was now .'iauled ii'ver the E. The six passsagcr crews here were now daily awaiting oruers a-; 'to whether they were to 'live-, -at- fcrsri-. brook or Medicine I7.it. The iftiuovai of these men, he :-oint3d out, C. F. P. C'onyheare, IS. I oipntneria and scarlet fever wards and all poultices and the garbage, l had to send up the milk, l dipped Berlin. Germany, Sept. 26. The po- out or Uie cans into bottles and put them on the dumb waiter. any precautions, l did sor for defendant with costs. The case of Davis v. Cyr was then protTffi with. Durir.ir Tin- session His Honor Winter mentioned that Carpen- ter would IK- hero nrxt week to finish up the cases coisli in the present sittings. "ce and coal strikers had a series of decided not- to proceed and thc'asual and from the proceeds was enabled to j Pitted battles tonight in the .Moabit ed orcJers tjiai j nac} ivtiirn k> his native land, Finland i precinct. Fifty strikers were wound-j sell." These statements made by a.rui marry his old swcotin-art, re-Jed by shots and sword thrusts dur-{ vvm- Kussell, second engineer of the ing police charges. Twenty of their Hospital were taken to the hospital severely was arrived a'. This mornirrj; K.C., appeared on behalf of W. C. Ives for Cyr, and J. J. Cam- eron for the third party, Logan. J. H. Denning, of lona, Idaho, was called by the defence. He said he had lived at lona for 25 years and had always been in the cattle airti horse raising business. He had al- ways used the brand connected on the left shoulder. He had used that bran-d for 15 years and prior to that it had been used bv his turning just about days ago to! engagi- in high grading. He wab sup- posed to .been dceplv mixed tin I persistent questioning .by Corporation Counsel also the taking away ..f nunher ot cleaners, wipers, ard eth- ers now employed the C.P.K. sliops and round-houses. After considerable disc wsvm, dur- ing which the matter war, gone it in very thoroughly, Messrs, Tiiicv and Cunningham were committee to draft a a to p.A.YiMENT OF lish visitor at J. Kill's farm at uooseserry Lake on Seat. 1. It, ap- pears that he went out .boating in a leaky skiff and sank when the boat luiea- bur was lost- irac-c of i Caldbeck at North Cobalt, having es- leaped and gone north-to work Transcontinental Railway to-mporar- urayton at the hospital inquiry. General Superintendent price asking him to defer any action until r.ftei- the merchants who n.re taKina; the matter up, had placed .heir argu- ments and data before :iie -navor council. The special meeting of the council. Mayor Adans agreed over the phone, years old. He sold the spring J? for Messrs, father. He kwiw the horse he had McKeown. iilley, Ripley and Csia- raised and broke it. It was eleven w-cw appomusl a committee to marshail all the tacts and informa- tion and to act as spokesmen at- the meeting. As large a delegation of management of affairs Winnipeg, Sept. ,7.-Th, closing The arrVst episode in -tae recent lockout of ma- believed 1o be hiehly important. It sons and 'brick layers was the pay- -may not only lead to nf mem. or lines assessed -by the unio.i several of his countrymen, but tony or more, were also wound- j ticism of some of the -badly while protect- j at the hospital brought out by the, stnKe oreakers. At-out midnight investigation. The engineer :n his i the; evidence showed t-hat he had seen outside the court room. He had of 1904 to a man named Haycock jwbo was in the court rcoin. Cross-examined he said he had usrd the'brend fifteen years, but had onlv recorded "it. He was posi- business men as possible will be UIM- ed to also attend. After some further mousands of strikers stormed fire station and the Reform Church j into both the diptheria and scarlet fe- m Duessel Strasse, wrecking the j ver wards on the same day without and doors. The police were: aismrectlng 'himself in any way. Ke on national under .international thought of -doing, and Mr. Ives asked for damages for deprivation of use. The animal was in better shape- than it was in June, and so he waived claiming damages under that head. The judge then gave his decision awarding both Cyr and Logan iheir COSts DARING AVIATOR DEAD .Milan. Sept. message from uoraoaossola says that George Sha- xez. the Peruvian aviator, who made the night over 'the Alps, died thert i al o'-ciock this afternoon ;