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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 25, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TWELVE PAGES Lethbridgc, Albertai. Friday, April 25,1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 114 AL SCHOOL BOAR Want to be Shown Cause for 55 Per Cent. Increase in Demands While the work oE completing thp ISIH estimates is held up owing to tlio hclay in preparing a correct' statement of capital expenditure, the �wliolo council, including the mayor, hiis resolved to resolve itself into a "Show Me" committee. Their Mis-souriiiu attitude is directcfd toward the Lcthbridge P. P. School Board, and the cause is the reijuest of that body for $1.15,000 considered � necessary to carry on the educational interests of the city for the present year.  It is not, that the council would not pay that amount if it were con- SOME PROGRESS M IDEttROAY BURRELL AND COCHRANE .BILLS WERE ADVANCED TO THE SECOND READINGS Ottawa, April 24.-There was considerable progress made with'government business today, the Burrell bill appropriating ten million for agriculture and the Cochrane hill providing federal aid for good roads, both receiving second reading. The resolution providing for the creation ', of a board of harbor commissioners though its first stage.' The discussion on the higkways bill kept the house going until 11:30, when the Laurler amendment calling for the appropriation of the mon'ey on the basis of population was declared lost without division. The premier announced that minor govetnment bills would be taken up on Friday. ALL ELEMENTS 0 sidercd necessary. Never before has ^ ^Iso the council questioned the amount asked for'by the school board. But this year someone seems to have made a mistake and the ire of the finance minister of-the council has been aroused. The, whole trouble seems to lie in this; last year the school hoard got along very nicely with ?75,000 ;:this year they are asking S4Q,000 more or about 55 per cerit;': :iiioreaso. Why? "Show me." The school rate last, year on a| $13,000,000 assessment was 5.72 mills. This ,paid both-the: public and , separate school!taxes. This.year, on an assessment of, over v$19,000,000 the rate would he'almost 7 mills; if the expense of collecting the school taxes were taken into consideration. It is a rule fixed by custom that the city council never questions where the money turned over to the school board Is to bo spent. This year, however, there promises to be a departure from the rule. The council will ask for a detailed statement of the school board's expenditures for 1012 and" the details of the 1813 es-/ tiniatos.v: . ; �' .�Estimates ,>rot Heady , _^_Seen'by .'the->Herald one ot tho members of tlfiS'^chool board stated that thej^'liad; spent $100,000 last year and thought $115,000 would- be about the right figure for this year^ hut as yetvthoy had had no finance conimitiiee .meeting to thresh the KING ALBERT OF BELGIUM Who Is said, to be ambitious and willing to make all sacrifices to make Belgium one. of tho great powers of Europe, N lilAN RESERVE CASE WALTER PRICE WILL BEBUREDS 8.O.E. WILL CONDUCT SEflVICE -^MAGISTRATE-' ELTON RE-CE'lVES 'WORb FROM*' Attorney-General Bowser Acted in High-Handed Mannef. With the Redskins - . . " the-"adjournment in order that he' might 'risaey; Pernie '^nfi' CROW'S NESI PASS Made Nearly Half Million Net Profits in Past Calendar Year NO DIVIDEND BY PURSU CAPTURED BY Kf ? > > $100,800 FOR Owe Banks (About Three-Quar-ters Million, Which Must Be Paid Toronto,: Apt^ 24:j-After a series of unsuoc6sofuS|!^ear8, shareholders of the C5row's Seat Pass Coal Company were ple^d 'to have reported bo them at 'Am^J, REV. DR. MeNALLY, -Roman Catholic; vi(ho has been appointed Bishop of Calgary. KILLED HIS FATHER Seaforth, Ont, . April 24.-Robert Gordon, - a young farmer of McKIUop townsliip,' 'was taken into custody today, aud is held for the slaying of Ills father, Hugh Gordon. The tragedy occurred-on the Gordon farm on Wed-j nesday ev-enlng, when the son struck his father on the head with.a heavy piece ot iron. The elder Gordon's skull was fractured. : A PAINTING � - .> > .;. .;. .> > iyeeks ago. During the progress ofpartis' ! Hooley left the hotel in his evening That the farmers of Southern Al- clothes at midnight, and sinop-that borta who'are anxious to become time no trace was discovercdi. of him really good farmers by following, the until the body was located today.'it advice to farni; by diversified meth- is believed that ho committed siii- ods are not afraid to pay the prico lor good cattle was clearly shown at tho sale in connection with the Spring Stock. Siiow held at the Pair Grounds yesterday afternoon.  Thei'e were nov"" very many farmers present nor were .'.here many cattle to dispose of, but those who. were there snapped up the o�t without fire or light, ready, for the re- j turn of the maniac, Not a sign .waS;; noticed throughout the -darker hours,, biit at the break of day shots rahg.' out from an outhouse to the east of where Fonberg's 'old shjtck lay, 'Five .shots in all wore flrerf. To Johnny) Lee of Tofleld beloftgs'.the cr^^^^^^^ the half light and. bavins'^tired' the' ' first dhot. Not a sound wS,b hear'd, ^" but a� the fleoing man-tore off into '' the brush a decided limp was evident in the poor light and evidences of' blood were found virhen the.light improved. As soon as there was Buf-'.:; flClent light to permit the man hunters to set the tracks, a pursuit!was started in a generally northwester-' ly direction. The general belief was^ that Fonberg was lying within tha^ brush a few hundred yards of tho homestead and that It wou^d hava' been possible for ihlm to have atxfeny v.s time yesterday to have picked of|,,-' a half dozen of his pursuers. V BEAROSLE! WAS IN DEFAULT THREE MONTHSvIN* JAIL-FINE WAS PROMPTLY / PAID .  I Mr. Jufltipe Simmons today hande^'.sif^ down his decision in the case of Rex .' vs. Beardsley, on \ihlch the jury yes* terday brought a verdict of "guilty.;;, Beardsle^ was fined $100 and^'cost'i^t)'^ or in default of ^ payment; j^thr^oisit^ months in jail. Beardsley paid-* th^e^./'J'*' fine. , ' ' y tendance'at the police,-court'',"wj"* sullragette leaders ,'ate',bro!i�''*" tpday paid the fines ot;!$a6, $1 $10' ijifiicted on Mrs. Chaf pard. Miss Nina � Boylq?.' Wood yesterday. Wliehs to pay,',' they "worp seiitt days,-10 d^ys, an^ SQ prisonment respfictjvej" but; today : th.ey' f-vieiCt' 2149 06288934 66 4 16712694 ;