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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 4, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta y^esday, February 4, 1913 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD 13 th - NORTH Westminster Road The Street that is Showing the Biggest Development in the City THIRTEENTH STREET is now a business thoroughfare and owing to its geographical position in the city, will undoubtedly become one of the most important business streets in the city. During the coming year a tremendous amount of money will be spent in North Lethbridge and property on THIRTEENTH STREET NORTH will undoubtedly increase in value during the next few months. A Few of the Things That Will Cause This Are:-- The construction of the new C. P. R. Freight Sheds, the construction of the Subway, the construction of the International Harvester Co.'s Building, the probable construction of the great 1,000,000 bushel elevator and the probable construction of a New Hotel: are Offering 1 1 JLotS Facing East on 13th Street N., Block 162, on the Car Line at Rii^arfcably Low Price of $6SO Each on Terms 1-3 Cash; Balance in Six Equal Payments in 3, 6, 9, 12, 15 and 18 Months with 8 per cent Interest There are no Cheaper Lots to be Obtained, Situated in an Equally Advantageous Position Sole Agents LF M W^k C 1-T Real-. Estate and Financial Brokers JL k ^1 ^Jfclir ft^J JLLd M* Dominion Block. Lethbridge Phone 1183 TEN MILLIONS Canada's Big Expenditure Leaps Up in Proportion to the Development (W. A. P. Report) Ottawa, Feb. 3.-Main estimates for the year 1913-14 were laid on the table at the opening of tha House by Hon. W. T. White today. The total under consolidated fund is $125,860,-338.28, and under, capital expenditure is ?53,.301,845, making a total of $1,-779,152,183, as compared with a total of 1169,226,667 in 1912-13. The increase is-.nearly ten millions. The vote for the naval proposals of the Borden government is not included, and will be brought down in sup-pienjentary estimates after the Naval bill lias been passed. The main estimates include over a million and a half more .than last year for militia and defence; $1,346,000 more tor public works; $3,000,000 increase for- railroads and canals; and $727,000 subsid,ie,s . to ' the provinces. The largest Items of expenditure are $19,000,000 for the National Trans-. continentri.1 Railway; four and a half millions for,the Hudson's Bay Railway; three millions fcr the Quebec Bridge; two millions for the Welland Ship' Canal; seven millions for the Intercolonial; two million for the departmental buildings- at Toronto; a million dollars''for4 Dominion government, buildings In London, Eng.; two millions:for Port;Arthur and Fort WH-' llum-harbors; a million dollars for Quebec harbor; and a half million each., for,. Vancouver.  and Victoria harbors. . . The naval vote includes one million dollars tor the naval > college and the upkeep of. the docko at Halifax and Esquimau. This ie .a decrease, as compared with .last-year c� $660,000. A quarter of a million dollars is provided fcr u new ice-breaker on'the St. .Lawrence, Tha Intercolonial vote'Is, thirteen million dollars, as compared with ten.milliqn dollars last yem\ The fisheries' votos Include a sum of -$H5,000 for a fisheries patrol steamer, on Lake Winnipeg.- y The vote for an experimental farm � .*260,'uuu, ~\iu increase oi $'7U,u0u. A -pension of $525 is provided fcr Mrs. Elizabeth' Fitzgerald,, widow of Major Fitzgerald, Who lost his life on the Dawson-McPherson trail. Total militia vote is $10,479,065, of which $1,-730,000 is for annual drill, the same amount as last year. The .big increase is for engineering services and works, for which the vote is a quarter of a million greater than last year. The general vote for the construction of armies is increnscd by $150,-000. There is a further vote of halt a million dollars ..for French, river �harbor improvements, and $63,000 for construction of approaches to St. Andrew's Lock and dam on the Red river. Proposed expenditures on public buildings in Alberta arc as follows ; Athabasca Landing-Addition , to public building, $.1,000. Bassano-Public building, $10,000. Calgary-Customs examining warehouse, $300,000 ; new post office site and building, $500,000; Drill-hall, $100,000 ; immigration building, $20,-000 ; headquarters for forestry and irrigation branches,, department of interior building, $50,000. Dominion public buildings renewals, $10,000. � . � " Edmonton - New 'drill-hall, $100,-000. -. _  Lethbridge-Public building .(new),' $150,000. Medicine Hat-Immigration' building, $20,000.-! Red Deer-Public;building, $10,000. Strathcona-Armory, $8,000. Strathcona-Public building, $8,000. Vegreville-Public building; $15,000. Wetaskiwin-Public building, $8,000. Other expenditures of. interest include :- YVeyhurn-Public 'building,. $38,000; Cranbrook-Public building; $5,000. .Fernie-Drill-hall,; $20,000. Golden-Public ' building, $25,000. Trail-Public building, $20,000. Winnipeg-Grain warehouse overhauling, $4,000.- The dredging vote includes $58,000 for Manitoba, Albeita and Saskatchewan, $550,000 far'(British Columbia, and $195,000 for a new dredging plant in B. C. Three thousand dollars is provided for repairs to' the bridge across the North Saskatchewan fiver at Edmonton. � , % . � There is a sum of $20,000 for ' a monument.to be erected at Ottawa to-the late King, Edward. The lighthouse and - coast, service vote includes $30,000 for breaking ice in Thunder Bay and Lake Superior and other points deemed advisafclo'fot the good of navigation'. HAVE ONLY REACHED E THOSE INTERNAL ELEVATORS MUST BE PRECEDED BY , TOUR OF INVESTIGATION '* WILL FACE THE COURT Toronto, Fab, 3;-O. Moses and W. Jones, .who were arrested1 In Seattle two weeks ago, at the instance of. the Toronto police, on charge's-of stealing and forging elghty-ono Dominlox^ Express money orders arrived' in tha city today. .� , vO � ^ Ottawa, Feb. 3. - Probably the most important feature of the report of the Canadian Grain Commission tabled in the house today by Hon. Geo. E. Foster is that in order" to provide- adequate facilities for ' the handling of the future grain crops an effort would be made to: take full advantage of the completion of the Hudr-son's Bay railroad, and the Panama canaf. This could best be done, the commissioners says, by the construe^ tton of a system of interior elevators on the coast and Hudson's Bay; The suggestion is made that the board should be authorized by the government to investigate and report on the most suitable location of these elevators. The board takes it far granted that such a system of elovar tors would both be owned and operated by the government. : The bo.ai'd recommends that sampler wheat markets should be established. in .Winnipeg-and..-- Fort William by: Sept 1, 1913, and that the railway' companies be required to grant facilities for taking samples at such points as shall be agreed upon by the railway commissioners and the grain commission.* .: Another suggestion is that > there should be- established in Winnipeg/ a laboratory for testing -the milling1 and bakingv qualities of , the Canadian grain. This* the commissioners'think, could be established. in connection; with the Winnipeg Agricultural -Col*' lege. Qthcu recommendations*' are that thare should be protection in the matter of inspection ; that there Should be a chief inspector for . the western division to have charge of-a weight department and that a system1!] of registration and cancellation of trie warehouse receipts should be ' established. The report states that thero; nre'in the west 2,225-country elevators with a capacity of .67,000,000 bushels.- The work of inspecting these elevators is done by the deputy inspector, hut owing to their number it is Impossible for him to do it thoroughly and Ihey can be inspected- only on' spe: cial occasions. The capacity 'of the terminal, elevators at -.Fort William and Port Arthur is given at 27,820,- ' 9 The family remedy for Cougna sntt Colds "Shiloh coati so little and does "o much J' ;100 bushels, as compared with 25,-' 700,-100 In 1911. Diipjpg 1912, prepar-' at ions were made for? additional ac-"i eorhmodatioh to the. extent of 12,-120,000 bushels. The commissioners point out that last year a number ,of complaints were received from Great Britain to the effect that several cargoes had arrived in a damp condition. This suggests the desirability of supervision of the western grain Avhile in transit through Canadian channels to the Atlantic steamers. The necessity of establishing of some system of inspections was dealt with at length! by the commission. The. report gives' at some detail the story of the trouble experienced last year with wet and tough grain and tells how a dryer was secured from the Armour Grain company with the object of putting this grain into marketable shape. The dryer was in operation for 44. days. An average of 4.85 cents per bushel was charged, and $1,7,349 was earned. The .report states that this was not the only illustration of the general inadequacy of existing facilities for the hauling, of gram, particularly in the cases of unusual emergency. The new government elevator, which will have a large dryer attached will he ready, it is said, by Sept. 1913. TRAGIC BANDITS ARE NTELLECTUAL BUNCH ON TRIAL IN PARIS THEY SEEM CHEERFUL-HOLD SOME ADVANCED VIEWS WILL E CATS BILL OF FARE CANADA PAYS THIRTY DOLLARS FOR GRUB FOR EXFERT 1 RATTERS ' Ottawa, Feb. 3. - Oliver Wilcox, Conservative member for North Essex, who-is something of a practical jaker/ftins given notice that lie will move 'for "The production of all letters, - papers and documents, relative to:an item of expenditure which appears on page 28 of the auditor-gen- ernl!.s report; namely, 'Food for cats, thirty dollars', and a detailed statement showing the hill of fare for the said cats, whether they are domestic cats or wild cats, and if they are still' in the service of the, government together with' all other cats leading up .-to the said expenditure of the public moiley." -ft is understood that the explanations, of-the rather.odd item of  expenditure is that in certain , ware houses,,.where supplies are kept there are' a /number of tabbies- to. pxotsct the-'stores from the rats and mi.ee. Apparently >they-are not self-supporting .'.(oats, or else - the 'officials in charge-think they would, be the better for - an occasional - change of' diet. Paris, Feb. 4.-The trial of the twenty-one "tragic bandits," who formed part of the admrably organized, perfectly disciplined and fully equipped phalanx^ of highwaymen that during six months held Paris and its suburbs in terror of their skilful and rapid exploits of murder, burglary and robbery, committed by means of stolen automobiles, arsenals or revolvers and carbines, and by an adroit use of the telephone service, began yesterday in the Court of Assizes. As they sat on long, high benches, each between two gendarmes, listening to the reading of the indictments, it was startling to note that, with few exceptions, they are very fine looking young men, their eyes beaming with intelligence, determination and energy. Strong character is outlined and stamped on their features. Many of the accused have written their reminiscences and kept diaries. Souday, a lad of 21, who used, a carbine with such fatal effect on his pursuers at Chantilly, has recounted his exploits in an epic poem, showing exceptional literary talent, and proclaiming a brand of Socialishi-'ilike that of Kropotkine, totally opposed to collectivism, Souday says:' "The development of mysticism and chastity, thus creating individual perfection, will eventually transform society." The prisoners see'nied in good humor, as they smiled and gazed at judge, lawyers, and public, and glanced frequently at the. large glass covered shew case, containing quantities of revolvers, carbines, ammunition and other articles of circumstantial evidence. ee MITFORD & CO, '�'y'i C+D 84 ;