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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 19, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Mi �J VOLUMIE VI. TW15IjVE pages Lelhbridjfe, Alberta. Saturday, April 19, lt)i:5 PRICE-ITVK CENTH Number 109 G 2000 TREES 10 SCHOOL CHILDREN ON ARBOR DAY. Manager Dodman of Hudson's Bay Co. Announces an Innovation BEAUTIFY CITY Arbor Day in Lethbridge this Year Promises to be Rather Busy One For Arbor day, (May �), the Hudson's Bay company have decided to give away 3000 Norway Poplar trees to the school children of Lethbridge for, planting around; the school buildings, and their homes. This is an innovation in Lethbridge, and will be the means of beautifying the whole city. Several of the larger cities have had these donations made, but Lethbridge is the first city of its size to profit from the scheme. Mr. Dodman, manager of the'Hudson's Bay store, has received the assurance of the school board that they will lend their hearty co-operation and support. The trees will likely be distributed on May 7th and 8th. They are all the one vatietyj namely, the Norway Poplar, which is a very hardy tree, a rapid grower and beau-itifuUy symmetrical. It appears to combine more desirable .qualities than any other tree that has been placed on the'market. Its prigin is in doubt, as there is no evidence that it came from Nor-.way. It has been found to be decidedly hardier than the Carolina Poplar, which-is aii; extensively grown variety, and has never been known to winter, kill. to. the snow line in se-.vero seasons; . Many of the large retail- liouses in the East have followed the plan of giving trees away with purchases amounting to a certain amounti^tut, the Hudson's Bay arc establishing a; precedent m that their gift is absolutely unaccompanied by any condi-,tion of purchase. ' The trees are from four to aix feet in height and are bemg obtained from the Prairie Nurseries, Ltd., of Este-,van, Sask. .TOOK SEVEN YEARS TO KILL HIM � Hamburg, Germany, April 18.-Slow .�working snalte venom was tho cause of the death of Karl Hagenback, the famous animal collector, oa April 4, according to the-, physician who at-, tended him.' He \yas bitten seven yeaiTS ago, and the'venbm eventually affected his liver.. Are Guessing at J.P.Morgan's Will Now York, April 19.-According to the American the late,J. P. Morgan in his will bequeathed three millions, Ijis two residences'.and hi.s country home at Highland jPalls to his wife>, three millions' to each of his three daughters, Mrs.- Herbert Satterlee, Mrs. Pierson Hamilton and Miss Anno 'Morgan, $15,000 each to Miss Bella Do Costa Green, and Mrs. Ada Tliurston,' his dibrariaiis, a lil�e sum to Philippf), his Valet, $l,Opa to each of his servan-t.s in the, family for live years, and the balance, including his library, his. yacht and the Adi-rondaclc camp, to his son, J. P. Mor-'�ipan. The disposition of tlie art trea-siires is not rt^ade-.known,, so far. .:.> > MACLEOD IN DOUBT ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? : ? : ? *> > Maoleod, April 19.-With all figures totalled up, Robert Patterson has 17 majority. There will be a tecoiint, and the Beat is very much in doubt, as there are 54 ballots tied up,. 47 Liberal, and seven Gonser-vativea. BEAUTIFYING DEPOT Work was started tliis morning by the C.P.R. on the programme for the (beautiflO/ition of ^hu company's girounds her.-;. A couple of teams i'7lth scrapers are busy removing the cinders on the south side of the platform west 'Of the, depot. These are being placed on the streets, and will be replaced by loam for making garden beds. A. Mitchell, rorrae-rly parks.superintendent for the city, but now with the department of natural resoufces of the C. P. R., will probably have chairge of the work, wlilch Will eventually be extended along the whole frontage of Gait Gardens, as soon as the freight sheds anil ice house are remcvera. WEWASVISIIE BY i SCENE AND WAS MOST EMOTIONAL DOCTOR 'CUT. l-r OFF � SHORT Rome, April 19.-For the first time since the beginning of the Pope's'-Illness, Angelo Sartd, � his brother, wp allowed to see him today; Professor Marchiafava had not permitted the visit during the critical period of the Pope's indisposition, -iitid the! doctpr Insisted on being-present today;-as he feared the emotion cause^ Ijy,; the encounter .between' the brothers might have bad etfebt on his patient. Angelo Sarto, who is: still sturdy, erect. and stalwart, approached his brother's room in. tr^pldairiou, /and was overcome -ivilh emotion as he entered! Both were, in tears- and-.Angelo was only able to mutter between his sobs, the Venetian diminutive of the Pope's Kame, saying "Dear Bepi, dear Be-pi." The two brothers started talking, but Professor Marchiafava interfered, an4 torqed Angel6. Sarto from the room. - ; ,- � A rumor was circulated in Rome soon after that tbe.'^ope had suffered from n tainytip^ f It "as a: �cojasequence of theWemo8�n :datti.6j3^'by.tHo vlsU-'of his brother. The'->repoTt, however, w'as-^d'etiied' o'iflcially at the Vatican. NTO HAVE IREA CONSTRUCTION V PROGRAMME THIS YEAR WILL TOTAL ABOUT 33 MILLIONS L. F. LEFFINQWELL, Who carried Warner riding vi^lth 51 majority over Dr. Patten . FOR mmm MR. MOFFATT WON .NOTEWORTHY. VICTORY 'WTTFT" 106 VOTES TO GOOD 1. GILLESPIE'S WOULD PROVIDE "BOATS,: HOUSES AND TEA ROOMS FOR RECREATION PURPOSES If the Parks and Boulevards committee of the City Gouncll decide- to accept the proposition- of JosephiGil-leaipie to provide'.boa/ts, boathouses and a payilllou at -the - Hondersbn Park lake, the sport' lovers of the city will be ablb to enjoy themsejves as they wish at the lake on: May 24: Mr. Gillespie waited on the Gouneil last night, armed with -, sketch';; plans J"r a pavillion whigh he wishes to erect near the bridge on. the- north shore of the lake, Along with the pavillion will be tea. and refreshment rotms and a promenade: for Spectators. On the brink of the lake .he would erect a boathou^, to accbin-Dfio-date aL leaet -twelve boats,-which'ie will purchase and'ke^p for.hi2;e.i'!. The Council asked it Mr. Glllesiile wanted thei privilege to bo grafted-to only himself. He said he waixted-jio special privileges -whatever. ;. / However, he would like an answer. stAsn, as he -wislies to prepare for the season withou-ti delay. Th^ matter 'was - referred to, tbe Parks and Boulevard comtnltteo; who will report at the regular meeting on Monday. The pavillion will cost about $1200 and may ..be used by ski!^t�rs in winter. ' ..Olarosholm, Apill 19.-Tlin polls not reported ycE-terd.ay are now in, .-md the filial results are know:;. ;(;vn:S M-r. AVllliam Moffatt a m-Aj.:irity -nl 106 vote-s. -When it Is conslderod thai some of the strongest Liberal i)':lls in the riding ha.d been ..taJce-n ofr \n the redistribution and placed m Little Bow. and that one ,nt Pmclier Creek's Conse'rvatlve polls had b'j:n added, Mr. Mottatt's viciory 13 au the more noteworthy, and a remarkable tribute to his popularity. The totals are: Mcffatt, -il!4;. M&lchov.', 127. and McMU'nn,- ;1,SS. not pu'bUshed Friday ->\'era Kdmonton, Alta., April L-Active work was begun in IMmonton this morning upon la., construction programme, involving the u.\peiiditure ot more than $33,000,000, as follows; Public and private buildings, $20,000,-000; niunlcl^al work,,>$8,000,()i)0; railroad Improvements and betterments, $5,250,000. The first-twork undertaken for the city conetsts of 500,000 square yards of- .pavtnE and several miles of sidewalks^ipiJi. sevvai-s. In iddltion,. $300,000I be- expended by private i-nteresA n building ten miles oi;, street raitmi' e.ttensions, to oe turned over tdS);^^ city. Edmonton' Is .^gflj?; financed for 1913, Mayor- Wlllfepi' 'Short havum; been successful lll^ttclng the entire isauB of 5 per cent, debeniures, am--.tuntlng to $10,840,000/ with the tlrra of Kloinwort, Son.s Co., Lo-;idoij, Eng. Tlie debentures were under-wrltten at 95 net to the cliy. The loan is . larger-tUan any heretot'ure placed by a Oonndian city. Three million-dollars - of this amount Is chargeable .against the tlty debt, which Is'not''Withitt; $10,000,000 of the municipality's- .borrowing limit. It will not be neceS'rary to issue any more debentures .this year. The building season has opened with a rush; ;perm.ltsv.ti5r store and office buildings and dwelling houses, costing $1,100,000,'balng issued the first ton. days oil'this!-month. Contractors r&p-ort that Suilding operations thi'S year will Jpvolve the ex-vehdituro of; betW-^iij,\$30,O00,0O0 : and $22,000,000, a^^, compared with '$14,-500,000 stpcjnttffd'^ las't yeai. , SThe three- transcoatinotitp.t rallroadsj; are ,''l,a..JS^mS^- l^^t^ lniP.5rtarit t-Jn 11- u c; ion-'' w-orl?,-; i-incl u dm g [tUGserger stations- and- yards. 1 mm IRICTOIR SUFFRAGETTES PLACE BOMB UNDER EDDYSTONB BUT IT FAILED TO EXPLODE The polls 0 -�2 " - S- Olsen Cr.sek ____ .. 13 Spring Point.. .. .. 9 � 0 Daley Creek ---- 5 7 Livingstone .. .. .. 5 0 Happy Valley ... ..  5 . 1 Chinook ..... ..... .. 8 0 II 7 9 8 19 10 ;'ss L ESSOR ES FOR ' London, April' 19.--Sir GecilvArthur Sprlng-Rtce, the new Bvltlah Awhasr sador to the Onited States, Iqff London today for Liverpool, to E'ail.'for New York cn the Carmania. , ;; "I shall assume the duties of my office as British Ambassador immsdlate ly on my arrival In Washington," tto said, upon his: departure, "and. my family win come on later." Plymouth. Eng., April 19.-A mili-tsnt suffragette "bomb troop" today Rtteinpfed to blow up the famous Smeaton tower of Plymouth Hoe. The lower is the originally Bddy-Etono lighthouse, built oy John Smea-ton in 1756-59, dismantled v\*en it, became antuiuated, and re-erecte-d on the Hoe as a historic relic. As in many instances of recent date the bomb employed by the militants failed to explode. It consisted of the usual tin canuifter, filled with e.\plo-slves and with a fuse attached. � The bomb w.is placed � by the women under the entrance gate of the tower. The fuse had ibeen lighted, but was apparently extinguished by the wind. On the cylinder the women had painted in bold letters the words "Votes for "Women! Death In Ten Minutes!" while all around was scattered literature. WYNYARDJSOLATED YET Wynyard, Saak., April 19.-Wyn-yard la still isolated, neither passenger nor freight traiiib having yet arrived. The pile driver which hud been at work aa far east as Sbeho, returned with Its crew last night on the way west, with the report, t-hat the damage to the ponnancnt way had been made good, but no definite statement has been voiichaated by the Ca-iindian Pacific Railway in rogaid to the resumption of tralfic, although the feeling was that the Great Wa.st expiress may re-�tj~jrt tonvonrow. AW mini matter, which has been stalled here for the past week, was despatched this morning by snecial train west, but up to now no ccrres-ponding triun has reached Wynyard. i ? > ? ? ? ? > : : > ? ? ? ? ? ? mm FOR iXEo b IS PR Varied Subjects to be Handled by Most Proficient Men Obtainable ar-D. Allen The program for the Mixed lllflt-ltbfiiCzarevi/U Is-111 and may dle> any-tlitje;-- ;^^f'i!,'ln the picture he is apparently able to sit up and tak^|jj^|^|s?,.^^^)^^^|. .Medicine Hat, April 19.-The returns from the south country polls arc cohiing in slowly and- this morning Mayor Spencer's lead over Hon. U. R: Mitchell was 107 with fourtean ppils to come. One country poll gave Mr. Mitchell thirty-five majority,,"but .others were disappoint;ng, the vota J not being polled. The seat, is still m � doubt, with the chances; favora'jle to j Spencer. There will he a 1 protest en-jtercd at once, as the crooked work in -this city was appalling.; On one 'diiich: being dug by the city Spencsr pqllcd more votas than his city ma-�jority-. Of this bunch over fifty Italians -voijed who- have not been in.tio C.ountry threa inont-hs, and thcyvot-ed at'the order ol clv>c nfiioials, all baking .the oath as ordered.' The' Libr ;era}s'.are indignant and there is-going to "he an intsrestiiig time aife th,B,:olpclion scrap., The;minister -ivas' ,'note'beaten- fairly- in the iCity; and the jnq*i;e'.jlj;/ is considered ,tho more thj 'elecJOtB-'realizo 'that|i(a?t.-' ; ' I '1 The farmers will be given every opportunity to express themselves on any question that concerns them, and j after Dr. Rutherford's address, Mr. 'Vv'. H. Fairfleld, of the experimental 'farm, and L. H. Jcliff, practical ! mixed-farmer of Ralcy, will lead m I a discussion of questions touching on live stock,-their handling, breeding, feeding and matketingj so that every problem aitectmg the farmer 'will come up and bo disposed of. - In the Afternoon The afternoon session; opens at 2; o'clock. This will 'give the attendants ample time to return to town for.luncheon. The opening'addres- will be, given by President W. J. Tregillus,. of tlie United Farmers of Alberta. He will probably take up the internal elevator. E..J. Fream, v^ce-presidenii; of the organization, is expected in time to participate in; -she discussion, from Ottawa. ; , Pv p. Woodbridge, the new secretary of the XJ. F. A., will speak on the necessity for some .sort of improvement in the banking system for the benefit of the farmer. He will be followed by W.J. Elliott, superintendent of agriculture, of the Natural Resources department of the C. P. R. . . W. F. Stevens, live stock commissioner, and H.. C. McMullcn, general -live stock;agent-of the O.P.K., vvill . each, follow, with a general talk on different .phases' of the-live stock industry, including- lUEirketing,; prepar- j ation, ca?:e and handling.; I L. H:' JejW,Ati) -J. Hutchins, of Calgary, and IC* 'S Barker, of Cards-, ton, will leitl in the discussion'fol-, ; lowing the-last speakers. I Thuri-day Morning Hay interc�(^s.'5vill have their . In-iiingb on,'T}iui'stli\y mprumg, when "a 1 discussion- .will-, be h,eW ;; hy - W... J-.k ? fHoyd, manager of the; Farm ".Products, Ltd', aiid'A' E Ambrose, of- ; the Southern; .,Albi}?,t8: MayGrowei's; . i of Pincher 9rcek.;'.A'ny qu9!.ti6tis re- ' iftting .#0-,fliOffgi-6m^^^^^^ 'marketing'of w kind of hay 'wiU'i be dealt with by these gentlemen The; jiext>',hQur will.ibe dovotsd:- t6 the grain ^ gjro'^ers' interests and PfoW^gi^.JnierbalMisvApors'Vill be (poutlnved. oh page u). tructlon. Looks Like a Case of Now or Never in Fight for Grounds QUOR 10 GEORGE HOUK FACES COURT ON CHARGE OF SU.F>PLY1NG BOOZE TO INDIANS An Indian, who -was nabbed last night for being Intoxicated, was up bcrf,OTe the magistrate > this morning. After admitting his guilt, he gave evi-: denee through an interpreter undiea-oath, that one George Houk, of 318 Fourth avenue South, had supplied him -^vlth the liquor, part of which was found on hi,& person in a large quart hottle, when arrested;- ; The Indian is a Blood, and na,m�id "Running Funny," because of his peculiar and amusing gait/ when doing the marathon. 1 Geo. Houk was Immediately taken into custody, and his case , will ;bo heard on Monday, he .being released on $400 -bail. "Running Fun-ny," who is an old-tinier from awav; back, and who is pretty- wes," said Mayor Hardie to --fho' Herald this morning^ want .tfi the boys liave a good place to" play.: I am Willing to see honds issued to-put the grounds iir shape, and. would.;: like to see the work done this year li^l'ispw&y in a haphazard way, U itiiyoliD "cin show us the right tiling ' �' to do, I think the council would-be;- ';' willing.to .spe.id the money." . �;, When the park was given to the city ..by the late Mayor ..Hendersonho;; .-i;;/ -had a definite-end in new. He want- . :,,..;;| ed to make it the beauty spot and J| the centre of attraction to all amuse- . . ; ment loveis in the cit>. For the peo- ' ' pie fond of water sports tho l^kpVwas provided. The drives were construct-;; 1:-;-:;; ' cd for the autoibts and others fond of driving. " !; Then, just to the.left mside ";,the:^,;;:;?-i;:, entrance to the park, a space was leserved for sports There waa , ' enough ground for baseball, football -and cricket, each to. have/a separata-'; ground. Two years ago;, this ^jwaV:;';! levelled off, but nothing - further h^a::v been done. Now with the street cara-':-giving excelle-flt means of; teachingi-; ��; thelake, the lovers of the;g8ia8;:wantj;;t| the grounds put m shape. The mayor is'in favori.o)f;apending-'i:: .$10,000 for that purpose, issulngrteni,; year bonds to cover the cost,;; But he -wants a policy, and -nrlll not;' ': turn a deaf ear to any person eAoughS';; interested to give him the beneflt^oflv;; his experience. Allen Jack, mimager of-sports-,;stJ'� the grounds, is behind tho project.';^ , If work IS. started this year ' hardly seems poss,ibIe. that/>;:-*ith�:-,|): grounds could bo m readmess fof-this-^: season'.s play, but the footbaU patoUi|i could be turfedi and the baseball'dia^ *; mond prepared. � , Two grandstands would be necessary. That hUiit iD'f C. J. Ecks^or^'" at the Athletic Park co&t $'^500. The two at the - park, ';one; for-,- fop:tball;j;: and one for baseball would cost'Ptpb'ji' ably $4000. ' ' , v' Who: has the; .right:.policy,.?..^ -V/- IN TB^ iiBAlltr^F T^i^ iViOLNTAIN Flaohllght phpto t'^l^sn at,5.50^'a.,iii;, when^flrst; worktr^eit ura;*(efl tljriij|j,'i '| are 8,QC0 feet yet *to b