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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LBTMBIMPRB DAILY HERALD MONDAY, AI'Hll, 27, 19i I THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 Published by the Herald Printing Co.. Ltd., every evtf.ing at [Is orfice, Letnbrlose, Alberts. Caruda. W. A. Director JOHN PHONE: Hepof-to'rial arid Nero Department 122-1 PHONE: Advertising, Clrcufaticn Departments 1252 Sixth SU Manage: and Jcb DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES I year, SI.03 I year, by mall iJ.CO 6 delivered 6 months, by Kail.................... 3 months, uoiirereci Eoulhj. bv 1 momh. delivered ..................35 1 apalh. by mail......................25 as one1! as but both I.L-< yA t U redresses u'.JSt bo cirer. HFr.-v-.o FOR Isthbridg: Red Cross Beittle Lake Grassy Lafcs 4 Bock Store; J. 0. Co.; Cranbrcok ertsoa Ca; Jackson Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Edmonton Provincial Kemp Cohea Ageacr. ple's iJrus Siore; Kenny Si AHia; LcUibrlisa Pincl.er Dr. Leadiag Hook and News Store. 109A 5th Ate. Cistr Ting World NeTTs Co. Diamond Cily Dr. Bros. Vancouver The. Wide Station Read. Medicine Hat Co.: XOHS Shop, World r.'cxs Co. Clarence Koel- Jaffilescn Neits f.lacleod A. D. Kivor Sido World NYns Co. THE WEEKLY HERALD every Wednesday In or'mere and contalas a o! Ins news o! the week, li-col and dijuk't 1 year in advance 6 months In advance 5Cj THREE "KINGS." 'T'llK Mexican situation grows inleresling. 1 ilurrla had Mudcro murdered and set him- j-clf up ;is "king." but Tailed in gaining for IIAIH- sclf Hie recognition of Uncle Sam, looked upon by European nalions as the southern republic's protector. Carranza would be king. He has taken up Ihc cause of the Maderoisls, and up till last Sat- urday it looked as if he were .laying a good.foun- dation for reaching his goal. And now Villa would be king. And whatever else you may think of him, you will have to take off your hat Io him for be lias this lime made; a subtle move. Carranza.never was more Ulan a figurehead anyway. He lent an air of respectability to ihe rebel cause. That was his chief function. Villa always was.the fighting brains of the Constitu- tionalists. One could not think of. the rebels without thinking of the "Little who] if all accounts be Irue, is idolized by ers.' Hnerla has bad an open break with the United Slates. "He may safely.be eliminated from Mexi- can presidential possibiUfies. Carranza displayed a tendency toward enmity toward Ihc Slatec in fo Bryan re- garding Hie taking of. Vera Cruz. He.-has shown his teeth. Eliminate him. But Villa is the hero of the hour. He has sent the war departmental Washington a note affirm- ing his friendship for the United Slates; he hiis jailed his chief, Carraiiza; be is the prime favor- ite in the running just now. If Villa is really wise, and not merely crafty, he may yet occupy the Presidio in Mexico City with Uncle Sam's recognition to back him up. If he is Ihe strong leader he is said to be, it is just possible he may be the man who will yet bring peace and prosperity to war-ridden Mexico. Cer- tainly public sentiment is swinging his way. But Mexico, no one knows what the day or the hour may bring forth. INTHKIOKW CUSTOMS IIOVSH AT TAMl'ICO p This is nos- in jwssession of tho Hulled Slates (owes. (Continued Kram Frcst WILL THE BOARD OF HEALTH ANSWER? THE vaccination agitation is.still going for She simple reason thai the Bonn] of Health hasn't been heard from. It is pretty nearly time the Board of Health was making a move of some kind. In all fairness ought to answer the question put to them fairly by the Herald or re- sign. Hoard is al loggerheads with the Meuica! Health Ofiicer, A letter by the latter genllcnian appearing elsewhere in this issue proves thai much without any elaboration on our part. This is a pretty pickle. Who's, iii ihc wrorfg? We Imvc our own ideas ahout that, hut would like io see the cnse threshed out for the public benefit. The cily of Lcilibridgc is paying out about cold cash every year to maintain a health and snnifalion department for the .protection of Ihc lives of the people. Why? Ask yourself that question, and then ask if you think you are going Io get youi money's worth from a hunch that splils on what is really the first controversial point raised in the year. How would ihcy be lilte- ly to act in case a really serious epidemic were to break out, which, fortunately, is a remote sup- position? If laws regulating health and sanitation arc having at all, and if it's worth while to pay in this town to keep the machinery in Action, the people have a right to expect some- jhing better than half way measures, As things f'nrid now, it's joke. So for the third time in as many weeks, we )sk the cruesUpn, "Is the Hoard of Ilcnllh in favor compulsory'vaccination for one and all? If pot, are they prepared fo issue instruclions Io the School Board to that Probably if Ibis asking does nol bring forth an answer the parents of pupils attending the cily schools will lake a ham! in compcllim; one. A LIKELY SUGGESTION. MR. COTE, M.P.P. for Grouard, made a likely suggestion at a public meeting in Calgarv on Friday night when he advocated the establish- ment of a Bureau of Slines in this province. Lelhbridge, and the of Southern Al- berla for that matter, will readily endorse Unit uggestion. Mr. Cole attended a session v" Ihc Mountain branch of the Canadian Mining Institute at Kernie last week, avid it is to he pre- iiiincd that ha put the suggestion forward there. The Calgary Morning Albcrtan gives the fol- lowing account of what Mr. Cole said in this con- nection: "Mr. Cote said that lie had come Io Calgary as delegate to a mining conference to advocate the establishment of a mining bureau in liiis pro- rince. "The province of he said, "had im- mense mineral resources, and now ranked as the second province in the Dominion as a producer Nova Scotia alone The speaker said that lie felt that the output could be increased very much if there were a bureau to lake care of that industry. "We import tons of coal, while, we only prodticc declared. Mr. Cote. "It is up to us to find a-'market for'! our own coal. .11 will increase our supply of labor and more laborers provide a wider'market for our farmers." "SVc have a department of agriculture to ad- vance the farming industry. Why not a department of mines to advance the mining industry', which ranks second to farm- ing in this province. Mr. Cote pointed out the need of enlarging the market for our coal. He might have gone further and mentioned that Ihc mineral possi- bilities of Alberta are as yet barely scratched, and shown bow" a live department of mines could help to interest prospectors so that our mineral resources might the more quickly be located. Of course the province as yet has no control over the mineral resources. But that should nol delay the government in making some move in the direction pointed out by Mr. Cote. Mr. Bor- den may possibly decide some of these fine days to live up to his promise to turn over to the pro- vince its natural resources without awaiting that opportune lime in the dim and distant future when a Coiisirvniive will he in pow- er al Edmonton. school at. Washington bsrrccks, Ihe coast artillery school at Fort yon- roe anii ihe aviatior. scliuol at '.Sin fliejo, California, rcir.ain open. MEXICAN AH3JS SEIED AT VKSIA CRUZ Vera Cruz, Mexico. April Con- stderaUa ot areas and am- munition bave been seized by tho Am- erican naval authorities as a1 result of tlie orcier thst all arms In of the civilians must be given UD. 'I Dyriog the searches by provost mar- shals, GOO riilEE. ICO revolvers. 200 machine, guns acil 25.0P3 rounds of ammunition were seized. Since tha order was issued demanding the sur- render of firearms, the Inhabitants have given up iOOO 1200 re- volvers, 1000 machine 24 boses 01 gunpowder, ani rounds of ammunition. HEBELS COXTIXUB ATTACK ON' TAMP1CO Washington, :D.C., April Con- stitutionalists at Tauipico are con- tinuing their attack on tho eity, ac- cording to a dispatch from Admiral Mayo received'' at the Navy depart- ment today. "i'he American consul at Tarn pic the disratch continued, "is now cu board lie Dolphin, the consular force on the-Des Moizies. The Xorth Dakota has arrived! at Tarcplco, and general conditions are reported as REFUGEES AKR1VB ON BRITISH _ Xew La., Ajril -27. The REAR ADMIRAL FLETOlER Commander .of the fleet at Ihe cap- ture of Vera Cruz. Under the protec- tion ot firing tlio U. S. warships In the harbor, Admiral Hetcber fought tis own iray into of tha city and assumed control. ULSTER GUN RUNNING INCiDENT (tynlimied from Front Pa (JOI course, everyone is saying. 'What will the governmctit Jo T and ic the flat raouients which follow yn- usual- cxliiliaration a (cu- ate asking thetnsehes7 aiier all, the EGGS Were shipped into Alberta the Past Year 0 a The Lcthbriilgc proportion, ;it rate of 35 cents per dozen, vcprosi'nts a ihiilv loss of lu our district for well diiy of the ycnr. OUK POINT OF VIEW Don't forgel Mint May 8 is Arbor Day. Mean- while it is a very seasonable lime Io plant those sweet peas. British steamer has Ulster strength lie in sitting riv'ed at tho Q'uV.rantlne stailoa.-ma? But'thal is only tlic.mood ot a the mouth of Ihe Mississippi few.. The general fcrlir.g is one ofei- vlth twenty-two refugees from MeJi-' ultation. A leading member of tho co. The vessel fhos between Gulf! Unionist organization impressed, liira- torts and frosresso. That sectlOTi of! "vnf anno on' suggested llosioo Is comparatively quiet, and opinion might he in- 13 Relieved tr.e. Americans on the i clmtd to l'lie al ihc flstwnwn open- Vv'yvisbrooX probably left Mexico 'f Breaking the law: 'What rlo we i care lor English opinion? We wanted we had to get them. It was as well to ghe (he govern- ir.uii a hint as to what they iniglit cxrecl if they pass iiie Home I'hilc bill ss it stands.' Mail editorially savs: "L'lslenr.en will te clamorously re- minded, no (louhl, that' their behav- ior is grossly illegal, unquestionably it is illegal, but it h r.ot csscntially motc so tlian the whole Ulster move- ment since, the sigr.ng of cove- nant in September, 1912. ft is, of course, on a larger scale and more dramatic in form, wht-n it may rnafcc. a deeper impression in 'the popular ir.intf. What is the sense oJ talking otoul illegality in a matter of this kind, the would have in- tervened long helore now if it had felt ilsolf invested ivith the moral au- to do so. the government ri'd not move.; it took r.o steps Io licai with iiie caster movemenl, wiien the hiw was first broken, because it liail phccd Itself in a more than du- position hy ils endeavors to upon the stjtute hook the llulc bill which ifvcr had hecn subinilfcrl to the electorate." Poultry In Alberta will pay (f properly conducted, for the best of feed can be tmUed cheaply. A hen with c.-oss scven-elshthj White Legtorn sod one-eighth Barred Rock at Agricul- tural College in the State of Oregon has a'record of 303 eeea In one year; at 25 cents a. dozen rcpre- ienlc a gross Income of "A Word to the Wise is Sufficient" 1 have '10 len-acrc tracls 5 miles north east of the a'ty, with full water right, for sale for per acre. The land adjoining cannot be bought for less than 5135 per aero Jarge tracts. These iracls are ideal for poultry farms; some with ideal for insuring1 a 'good water supply, rid iiklural gas can be supplied upon application, thi: Gas Company's main being half a mile north. Terms are easy. After first payment of S150 is made I will lake balance in poultry and eggs ul mar- kel price. An Auto vvlIT be at of proBpeetTve pvrchatert day at 50 oTcfock to enable them to see thtts tracts. DALLAS HOTEL C. J. Eckstorm LETHBRIDGE more from fear of what might happen than because of immediate danger. LAST AMERICANS IX MEXICO CITY LEAVE Washington, B.C., April 27.--Aftcr conference with President "Wl'son )day, ntjErjitnccd that all arrangements had cooi- pletcd to permit all Americans in Mexico City to leave there. Seven hur.dred American men and women are preparing to go, comprising the last remnants of tho American col- MEXICAN" miSOS'EHS MOVED FHOM 1'OHT BLI3S Washington. D.L'., April ders ivero issued by the depart- ment today, transferring the MexE- car, piisoners held at l-'ort Biisa, r.ear 13 Paso, Tc-ias, to Fort Wlngate. Kew Mexico. Tho War department be- it fo move the pris- oners further from tte Mculcan bor- Hucrfa and Villa and Fletcher seem Io have put Ty Cobb, Connie Mack e[ al in Ilie shade so fnr, and so early in thfc season, loo, thai (he slars threaten Io 'become peeved. Eighteen I W. W.'s down cast declare (hat they will nnl join a general strike of Ihe I Won't "Works should Ihe U. S. decide to lake Hit; aggres- sive in Ihc war with Mexico. Presumably they made (heir position clear now so thai they would not be required to exert themselves in case tlitir confreres carry out their threat. The ladies of the Women's Civic Club ;ire In he commended for the very practical way in which (hey arc endeavoring Io make a "i.clh- bridgc beautiful." We hope property owners will appreciate what Ihcy arc doing am! help as much as possible. A unanimity of spirit in this mailer will worK wonders. der, in of p'cssiblo developracnls. The third squadron of Ihe 12th Cav- alry, at Fort Meiirfo, South Dak- ola, win he Io Fort Wingate to 'fl the prisoiieTa. GJXSHRA1, RBESTAI1USIIE3 WIRE SETIVICK Vera Cruz, Mexico, April Is rejir.ied aifnlficant lhat Ihe res- toration of lelegrafhtc lion bclwcc-n Mciico Cily and the rest ot the world, followed immediately af- ler the return (o Ihe capital of Gen- eral Itamon Corona, the chief of staff I I'rcKident Iliierta. General corona Jsas hecn informed hy Captain Henry Iluac, chief staff o? near-Admiral Holder, thai all dccirinp.to oo EO, could leave Vera would lie pro- vide! v.-llh Siansporlalion. Caplaln Huso hod urged General Corona to asruro Iluerla that the Am- erican Atlmlnl found nothing repre- hcnsll.le In the acllon of clrlllaua of Vera Cruz fn do'endlng IhoJr horr.cs, aa ho belk-ved this tho highest priv- II'-KC- ot any man, Al tho mt-eling between Corona an4 Huse, all the formalities fh connec- tion with the of (rircr; "rrcre car- SVATES' POPULATION I-atesS Return Shows Big Kepub; e Ha3 Almott Hcidied Mark Washington, April tinojUs! Ktatfc his now a pop- ulation of mors than fH.COO.OCU peo- ple. vWa tho coiiniry Vitli auSluM., n win, moro than rersona, UK caa nnnnuiicetl today. Census ex- perts have calculated thnt tlio popu- iallon of conllnental Ilnitod Slatea on Jilly I, 1914, will to asaisst on April 15. when Iho last census was taken. Established The Safest Of All Small Investments Is a Savings Account with Ihe Standard Bank of Canada. Inltrfit is pafd with unfailing' regularity Ovcry halt year or addej to principal, and the strength ar.d fesonrcej of Ihs Bank are a guar- antee of tho safety of thcTrior.ey deposited, Paid Up Capital and Reserve Asscfs Over 5 The Standard Bank of Canada LcHibriclgc ISrancIi, 315 13th Slrc'ct North BULGARIAN QUEEH CANCELS VISIT TO Soils, Anril Mil wilh ciactnesa. It appears Kleancr ot'llulgarln has decided Io tliat Genera! Oorsni m-.rch im-jcaiict! iicr p'ropesc-J visit fo flic Un- pressed ivllh wny in which thojltcd Stales In case of rar Letwccn Americans loplicJ afler tho Mexicans ttio Unl'letl States nnd Mexico. Iltr who had been bronght out under (ho M.iJe.W hid conltmpiatuil calling for care of Coi.laln Has? [America at Iho end of Mny. G. F. Bletcher, Manager Are you looking for the best buy in Lethbridge or vicinity? If you nro let UK thow you oyr ono acre garden Irach In Iho KANE PLACE, only one halt mllo cast cf tho tJlly I.imlls. IVo have only a feiv left. These ncro tracts are now ready for secrting, and If properly seeded ami-cultivated thould ncirly pay for Iho land. K vo-havo any of one acj-o tmcls left on May tlie loth the price will be advanced to per acre. Until that date the price will DC JS50 per ncro plus thci cofl of preparing Ibo grower! for garOcn purposea. Tcrm3 ?50 per aero cash; balance ?J5 per month at 8% interest. Clear Title will be given at any time final payment is made. n llr lot cvtl] A1 dox. Jr. 1 nd il'iti qrlcli l< I ill) A I ;