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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 15, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta 208 ALD. SKE1TH REPLIES JillTiGS LIGHT SHINE Doesn't think it'Necessary to Accompany Mayor PERISH TOGETHER IN Who is the Whole Committee and Who Wanted to t rvhip FINAJ Sell at 66 With 8 'per cent Interest- CATACLYSM 'Aid. H. 'J. II. lo' advising the council that unless, he the. Herald today in reference to the could proceed oast'with authority to proposed trip to tlio east- to peddle sell city ot Lethbrldisc hondu at the city's bonds, was emphatic .in or on an 8 per he. would .the Matemcnt -that some recent say- j-not undertukc the trip. The le-tter Ings and linings were well designed to was received and'filed, os, perhaps, lower the jircstipo "nf l.othbrldge and it "should have liccn, 'the council tak- constituted a yet Sou 5 knock. Aid. SJioith said "There appeared -in the Weekly ot dflte Aug..-Hlh, on article, 'Aldermen Balk nt Eastern in it 13 staled that Alderman .Skefth has backed out, Alderman Wil- liamson as hesitating whether or hot he will also back "out, tlio Mayor, ol course, being especially anxious, TO- turirin'g if necessary, by Chicago and St. Paul, hut not knowing wlion lie will get away, .In "view ot the. dif- ficulty in getting another member of iho finance committee to accompany him. the_ Alderman, it should bb necessary lor any member of: the finance, committee to accornpany hint, il Hiere is any other member of such-a committee, I Tail to see. "In or -.the. groat publicity Tvhich has been given hy the mayor 'to the city's .finances since, 'llie early morning .ot January-ftrat, and which ;h'as .undoubtedly- bcoiL of great aiivan- .taR6 to the- ratepayers.and the in- Besting public'in'.general, it hafc ap- peared to me that a little, more publicity appreciated, -es- pecially such publicity as refers par- ticularly to the necessity of an early s.alc of those debWtures which we v to' and. the proposed tjtip a purchaser. IfAt a.meeting ,iit .the council on 'Aug.'s-ith held to'consider financial a.' resolution" instructing Tjracy to'pro-' Chicago .-and connection .with the car- ried. A week or m'prc said ;'ana at1 another special the council, to consider financial matters, a leltar was .read to f he council. from Mayor Ilardtc log note oi such a ridiculous proposal. "This bairl the Alderman, X "is'a matter ol civic record; having" T been incorporated In the minutes ol T the council. ,v '.'Further discussion had ns to the best nietrioiPor dealing with tlie v situation, ami it finally resolved that Mayor Hardie .aud'myself, ami failing myself, annthei "incmbcr. of Ihr council 'were, ,as'soon" as practicable, to -proceed to Toronto and other points, to ilfMposo of.the approximating "It wiighfc ho said A Merman Skeltli, l'to point out that -tlie last sale of Lethbrirtge. 5's was made at London, Aug. defiance ol Kuropo, oven In lUo r.'ico_ of Sir Kdward Grey's threat tiiat sho must evacuate AdrianopLe, or take the conse- quences, finds vehement1 ex- pression in n statement ol tJrani} Vizier, who says Turkey will ylold to no tin-cuts from any Refusal ot Eu-_ rope's financial aid wUl- not move her nn inch; no naval de- monstration will break hnr de- terniinntion, while'an armed In- tervention by any of tlio Pow- ers will ho resisted lo the bit- ter end. TurtleJ- would rather pcrish altogether in one vaet final" cataclysm tliau hand back Adrlanojilo and Thrace to (he. tender mercies of thu zarians. Lake-of the-Woods Co. Will Meet Growing Demands of- Business result of United Stales Leads World but Canada is Growing Very London, AUR. a ilon Brain expott. Rives estimated crops in 1313 ol the largest wheat- producing countries'. United States, quarters Canada, KANSAS, MISSOURI AND OKLAHOMA SCORCHED Stories About Merger With iha Grain Growers Go. Shareholders Protected Atyr. a ,1. inspecting'condi.tionx in the went, Col. F. and ison, presidciH anil vice-president rc- spcctivcly Lake ol the Woods Milling ftavc _ dcchlnl tdat flQO quarters; Kus'sia, excluding imlKjrtant "..extensions to their plant beria and Asiatic Russia in (lie west ui-L'essary m order France, Austria-Hungary V to lianillc ftl'.c .growing business. United Kingdom, f Hiitcliisbrt "will last that 000; Australia, India, j it was practically settled that an- Total of nil other mill of'large capacity would bo Iccreasc ovor last year j built by hfff''company in near quarters. Estimates' Canada's two f i] lure, to Where it crops at oi "will be declined to say, a new record. not i or (Jn a 5f per cent.'basis proximately. The mayor would Journey east unless, lie wcrn empow- ered to sell on an' 8 per.cent, basis or 2f per cent, more than the last sale.' This, in view Of tho'fact that (Continued on page -7} BRANDON SELLS BONDS Brandon, Aug. a spe- cial meeting pf tlie city coun- cil here this laqtuhig, offers ol sale of of local Im- provement debentures to the Harris Trust Now York, -ivaa' accopted. The sale was jiiader through deputa- t loir now In the east. The bonds orp and of Veff hVil'twouty- years, ,ti per and 000 thirty ytann, -SG 1-5 5 per. cent. VALUE OF CULI1IN (Jrops Along Aldersyde Line are in Good Shape There Being of Summer Bushel Yield ,_ and Maybe Conditions. 20 bushel crop. Some excellent yields. Weeds not Toad. OaU rather backward. Cutting not general yet. fine looking crops. Average will-go 20 to' 22 bvislicls Weed situation very fair. Oftts differ, eotno excellent and 'some' go'od oiily for teed. Cutting started. blah aa bushel average claimed; Vw111 easily go 2p. Some excopfiooal crops near town. rather jNeariy evory farmer lias Eprrie barley whtcft. promiseB well. Occnalonril bn'd epots for >veeda. better crops anywhere than for eight miles Around Karons. Yield looks promising; will probably pass 20 bushel mark. Oats fair; lot of Jate sown stuff.. Cutting hna started. Weeds prevalent In. spots. Room for 1-rogreaa. big farms around here. Large nmomil of summer fallow. Yield will be good with probable 20 busbol average. Some progress in fight- ingr.weeds. Not much niljed farming as >'et. _. SWEtT of summer fallow, Crops wilt average well, prob- ably 15 (o IS bushels. Weed situation better than In some oilier districts, Cutting In progress. .YETWOOD AND fair in these districts but weeds rroitnd Roseuvead will lower yield. Grain ripening rapidly with cutting start Coarse grains may be trifle late but promise u-elJ. Farmers not sufficient- ly alive to weetl menace, average, crops here. Plenty of -weeds yet, Some care lesunosa1 shown." Oats .doing well, vine weatlior neetlod. hero simiiar to around Oarinangay.. -Many fields j-romise big yields. Average will go 20 bushels. Weed menace not ao ilBEonri anil Oklahoma sivoltcrttl under the eleventh day of terrltlc hoat, .which haa (lie late-crops, caus- ed water famines, and been re- sponsible for extreme suffering among the people ami 5lve stock of the three states. Many horses have died or been pros- trated from lat'k of water, and have suffered, four men dtcd from affects of heat and a young woman 'lied at Topeka. Thousands of men, anci children, driven, outside by heat, slept in parks, in yards nud on side walks. GOVERNMENT READY Will; Advance Loans lust as Soon as' tris Project is Ready II HE 1ST Will Spend Montn Sizing Up Political Aspect of Various Problems-.. Aug. U-r-rH'dn. Dr. Koclie leaves for the -west_t_o 'investigate it of- iinporlant its route 'there'-was'iT good tlftal'pi first band minor .loss ..in Ihp. .of broken prohleniK frame buildings, light parlnii'nt. lie three 'Svcelia "poiyer .and. or a month visiting inost cif die inn the lilicV Oivijig havoc plnyeit porlant centres in llie prairie prov- witli telegraph "anil "Ions .distance' jnccs. Ono" of Ihc principal'questions teIepliOQC-Vvires.it is impossible" io upon which the doctor ivishcs to c' Edmontonj Aug. 15. Denial bfj..-- members ol the Alberta is made regarding allrgatiobs "tbaV elevators which are now being in different localities under" Alberta Fanners1 Co-operative Elc- vator act. are likely to be taken oVor; v: and merged into tlie Grain Growers .rain company of Manitoba, that the government, which under-..'' to loan 85 per cent, of the ihl- ial cost ot the elevators, has failed io "cofiia through." "j -.V.1 According to E. "J. Frenm, sacre-i'; r> tary-treasurer of llie. Alberta Farmv ers1 Co-operative Elevator formation of locals, twenty of wlilcli' musf have been .orgarmed before tho company can commence business, has been actively pursued and a 'meeting of directors of "locals" has been, call: ed for the 18th inst. i Hon. A. G. Mackay plates mceti'ng to bo'held on the is evidently tot permanent 'or'Eaniza-' tion purposes. Until there is perma- iient organization -and tho rer--" amount of slock'lias been sub- by farmers and until 15. pec' cent- has! actually been- paid there ctitr be no dcmutu! -made-, upon tho government ipr a loan. That stage' clearly lias not -hccn- readied'.: and'." therefore the-govern men failtd to cbine through.as Js A Ubyh'Oil'rotcctiori As ,tliat-eleva- tots.' inau pass, .Cirninr ;Maiilt'obH, ilic.'act. sliarehohlcrs.aP fo, that Rqin.tt as, ao could nc-f conic eJTep.tiye .nn til tlie. agreemciit .'hecn-s get antr-ccuratc (telail of the damage -tain tlm M-eUcrn view point is' the J holder iii tlie arid The j shareholder to vole.upon or 'gather even an approximate to grazing relations'. idea1 of the territ- _ _ idea1 of the territory-affected. Rough- commission was approached, anil made! jfc nuj the s'prakingy tanvcvpr, the storm made. n nutnher 'of vote in 'favor at Moo.se heEore putting these recommendation's out of 'agreement hour yesterday, .a'tj.thc .same time Us wing sweeping over parts of .central, Saskatchewan.'Here torrential Drains winds laid into force Dr. Korlie wiBhes; to make inquiry as to their lie "_ will also, meet -a "clcputatibh at; Cnlgary, where a number of farmeru will dis- cuss" with the minister, tlieir i-inds laid sonic ty with the C.P.R. iri regard fo irri- grain; iinA here and there a i Cation: lands. The subject'of the ap- bacn.yas -struck by .lightning or jiointmcnt "of number of new sub- blown "bfi Us foundation- The .oflcct: land 'agencies will he enquired into by felt as tar north as Yorkton, which'.puts'.the width of the disturb- llio minister, and the question of changes in the Dominion. Lands act ance at that point- at one hundred j will also, be miles. So" far it Jms traversed seven Koche cxuects to visit the Dp- hundred All; day the disturb-1 minion public pirk-at Baml svhcro ancc appears, to'have on its there ;trc Kiri-e exprniliturcs in im- Militia Called "Out to Awe President Issues a Statement Fernic, 13. C., AUR. Dis- trict Ledger, Kernic, Jias received the following telegram from C. Foster, president U. M. W. of A. on -Van: cniiver- Island N'anaiino, Aug. PILOT'HELD RESPONSIBLE 'Ottawa, Auij, 14. The judgment of Wreck Commissioner Undsay, reeanl- ing-tbo eroundhis of-'he bake- Mani- toba on tLic Isle oc Orleans, was dc- at noon today nt Quebec. The -toinniiEa toner finds the AjJjtitor Lacliar-.cu, responsible fo r mis hap i n inki n g a w ron p r ccnioratloii. present here and Ladysiuitli. DIS-I ___ turbancc at Ladysmilh and ictn originated in every instance he- cause of provocation on llie part of coinjiany rcprcscnlath'es or scabs' at- tacking hmi ahusing men on slrike, and posiluo refusal on the part- nl the nuOioritics ai l.adysmtth to ar- resl- Eoiiv ItalianK, who had stabbed The men decided that iS they wore refused protection course, despite the wnnifnga of the captain: The pilot's license is sus- for the rest of the year. JAi- chance Is Uic of the Quebec Pilot probably not exceed 14 bushels. 1 they would seek summary justice on work in dealing with weeds. "Coarse gratria coming1 along favorably. Not so tht pevscculots. hence (he disturb- ____. ,._ nnPA in cnnm liuri. muclt summer fallow hero as In.other districts. IRON crops with fairly high average, may bo 20 bushels; i-ot leas tlmn 18. WflB reasonable amount, of moisture. Oats will run lo 45 bushels. Cutting e tar ted. Some weeds noted and better inspection needed.! every striker in PICTURE district not ns well favored with moisture Iron SrirlnsB. Quite an Increase In new plowed land. Crops will run about IS bushels. Cutting started. GENERAL SURVEY Moro Bummer faHou-lng than in any other southern anoe in which some scabs got. hurt. .Mines idle- at t'xtension" on I Thursday morning and scabs began to nrnusc themselves by shooting at making thenu .IRRIGATION- ISTS AND WILL PROVE AN ACQUISITION TO ALBERTA W. Ar ofi-penver, Colorado of the land of the PH eastward, course.- It was long after it had "passed over, and come renorta Erom Port.ArtlVur andi-F6ct WUIian at the head 'of the lakes "that tfic storm has brnlicn tlicrfl with equal severity, in- dicating that It Js inarching pretlj- well due j, i Usual Yellow Reports' There have been the usual sensa- tional reports of cyclone disturbanc- es., one coining from Rivers, Mani- toba, mi the Grand "Trunk Pacific, nut facts cojitirm accounts. The disturbance has, of course, been far from uniform, but while some districts been liit-.harder than! oiiier.s and probably the 7.enith was reaclicit at AVinnipeg, np loss of life n'or any considerable damage to pro- perty is recorded. What Ibpre is must.be largely due lo lodged grain. The straw, is short' ami' sturdy and the recupera- tive JIOWPJS of the'next- lew days he- lore .cutting hctrornes general will probably pick most of it up a stain stratgnt and stiff for liie hiniicr. Kvcn ot the Hruitcd area aci'Jally.in the path of Uio siorni, but a decimal percenlacti is likely to suffer, and Ili3 relative damage to what bids fair to be'Athe best spring crop ever reaped En Western Canada must- he trilling. Telephone reports from points like Mihncdoya and Carberry, direclly in the path of the starm, provemcnts tliis year.. THROWN FROM HORSE, HAD HIS ELBOW ALONG WELL come' into efiect. the carrj'ing bcCore ifc- caii Magrath, Aug. very pain- ful accident occurred on Wednes- day night when Donald Clarke, the young son of Peter G; waa thrown from his horse and had his elbow broken. Two bones were broken and the-nr.nln artery Injured, so that blood poUonlng was feared. Bee man wae call- in, Eucceeded In checking It, and the boy Is getting along nice- ty- "in addition JI.UILIJJ 11 Mild IUUIJLJIIK UALCI'li famous Grceicy potato [jolt, will cases. But it mint be South that six strikctsi om'Erate to wltW.n the npxtijays before any accurate rKtimate is liail been shot down and scabs hurt niontli. Sorcral have nlreailj- purchas-1 made. .The loss would hare been far I rr.idcil house of Cnitcd Jliners. (Jnjei1 lmd ln the Drools (lletrla. with greater a !cw days hence when the of report armed men left for vlon'. not lo tyut to settle-1 ftrain n-mild have btcit shelled in the: mmt; Many o( those Intending set-i field. a Few Scurvy Tricks and He Lives to Tell the Tale rn limn Uie houses anil took, refuge riroj) innocent spcctnlnrs, Here aro practical' nnd efficient I ilouisls. with Colorado Is worth f.-oni 512fi to as rapidly aa money will permit. Farmers on scale not doing much !rtrc" wcrc mi 'lailK" I cl ril-Bi-f J-ll with stock. (Continued on ._ _____ who vcnttirci! near. Women and unirrlg.iled sell to prevent strikers- talcing (ContlnucU on paae s; hy I for as nn ncrc. to Hkoly that aoma.of theae des i will rind their wuy io C. P. U. iy-toaans'ln tliia district. NEW MEXICAN MINISTER -Mexico Auff. Cor- Btirv, a memher or the Mexican Sen- ate look tort ay 03 minister Raymonrl, Aug. 15. With small into the cellar and'scattered parts ol -holes coi-cring inc. left side of -his i milk all "over tin) floor, broke a stove, tail the window lights and-door, anrt faco and his right arm a and and !ett side blackened his upside rtown, that Mr. left arm cut, Mr. John Powelson elRosa had just brought' into the'- still says, "I'm glnit I'm-alive, -t would rather he here than there." It of finance In succession of Toriblo was all- caused during a'tflrriOc Uiun- house. Mr, also received-'consid-''; Obreaou, who ago. rrahle .atlention Ironi" the resigned some? j'drratorui.. Lightning.struck the house slilf lives U> tell -the in land, split one corner of it apart, went a miraculous iluld, hilt It ;