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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 5, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. TFll'IlSDAY, FEBRUARY r,. I91( PRICE-FIVE CENTS NUMBER 47 EXTEND STREE CARS FOUR MILES Commissioner Reid Has a Plan Which is Supported by His Coleagues Four miles o( n*w cai: Hues will be ' : was proinotod to the positifni MR. A. E. DODMAN iS GIVEN A NICE PROMOTION A, K. Doilmau, foi- ovor tv.o years inanagor of the local lluilKon's Hay Co.'.m Htoro loaves tlie cily on Monday for IMmonton, whom Jio will aK-sunie the ijoaition of manager of the company's store there. Afr. Dodman has been with the lliidson's Hay Co. for upwards of twelve years. lie oommemMid service at I'ort William, where h(! was in were upheld by the Mayor and Com- .j ruissioner Grace. .;. The new lines will all be on tlie ... north side of the track. One is pro- .5, posed t(j run from 13th street, east ... on 2nd aveiuin to J9lh street, north ,1, on I'Jth to 7th avenue, and thence J_ hack to 13th street. The extension is of manager at Kenora, and two years later came to lyotli-bridge. In the comparatively short time tliat Mr. Dodman has been here, ho has won many friends, and occupied an important place in the citj's Progress. His promotion to the Important post at li^dmontou is well deserved, and this city's loss is l-Idmonton's gain. The Imslness of the store .here has Increased to a gratifying ex- Quebec, I'd). J.-As a cliiiia.-v to the investigation in the (Quebec legislature, CUiarlcs l^anctot, depuly attorney-general, sought editor McN'ab, of the Montreal .'Mail and struck him on the temple and scratcheil his f;.ce. Mc- imperial Parliament today. Xab's eye-glasses were knocked fjff, but he t;nally got Lunceldt by the throat and banged bis lieuil against the wall. I-'riends separated them. McXab during the inquiry staled IJerlin, Vab. 4.- Ani;|.>(;.nnan rela-! Luniloii, I'cii - Th,- Man.lir-sicr tions are "very good." i^rcurdinu- to (luarrlian, .eii-jrnig Kj ll:c great An-German Foreign munsttr, Oo.tlieb !;,;;;;.,,!,,, ,t the M,u,s,,, von Jagow, in a kin-i-j-h Ijefore tlic n,,se t>v I'reniicr As(iuitli. the .\rrli ways and mean.s O'lmniiKSioji of the bisliop oi ('ant('rbur\ and others, sa\s 'I'liis utterance is the Btront;i-st oliioial characterization of the relations lietween the two countries tliat has lieen expressed in years. The Foreign Minisu-r declared the that Jlousscau had said that Lance- one-time tension was st-adilv decroas- changed somewhat from the plan stib-1 .J, ^^^^^^ : r:i Ii''"!lal ion I'f in'c-emp-tioii iiiivinr.iits. or liiat ii i?. al least, 'npariiiK i.'i mind llif tact thill III'! f.'irnieis and home sti-adcis wiiUt tlii.-i rorisidnr,'!-ti"ii, is ulaiiilv eviilpTil. A few fliiv.-: ago :i fai-iuer Pruiii Haroii.~ i;aiiic li> l.prli-l;ridt;c with .^ lord of the British Admiralty, was impracticable. saved .America from the economic waste and political dangers of the European system of defense. | DGE Ottawa. Ont.. Feb. 4.-Private niem-' bers' day once tuore brought varied grlBl to the parliamentary mill. Cjtiea-tions and motions for papers by op-i position uiember.? were the basis of a considerable amount of interesting in- � formation vouchsafed to Gommoni 1 and people by the government, j Hon. Sam Hughes answfireri iiues- � tions .-elating to the visit ot Sir Ian ; liamilton to Canada early last summer, when a trip of inspection was made across Hie country. He llke-�.vise >;ave some information relating to a trip made by (he Minister and a number o' Canadian officers to Great Britain and the continent in the autumn. The Minister caused much amusement by inforniiDg the House that wives and daughters of officers on the irip were paid for by "their own ? : husbands and fathers." ? Hon. H. R. Emmerson made a pre-I teat because a student ot Mount ISl- lison Cniversity, at Sackville. N.B., : ? the Exchetjuer court to the Supreme � - j court in a land expropriation case at ' Winnipeg, Feb. a-Vcrv severe wea-' Q"ent a restless night, and lost considerable strength. His condition is regarded as serious, but Dr. Goldie hoi)es for a recovery. Sir Jnmes Whitney's condition Is very eobd, and he will probably be moved home in about a week. Sir George Rosa" comdition is Bueh as to viewed with apprehension by 'hla medical advisers. Next February, February 10, will see parcels post in force throughout the nominion of Canada. So far Post-I master Higinbotham has received no *** i official instructions ; neither has Postmaster King of Calgary. How-ittsba-/g. Pa., Feb. a.-The stock 01 the Fifth Avenue store oi McCrory and Company was destroyed and a number of nearby places were dani-aued by a spectacular lire that kept all the down-tov.n fire departments on ilutv from midnight till dawn. Loss S'JOtl.Om), .Among the busine.ss concern.s that sul'fered loss were Frank and Seder ; 11. Long Shoe Co.; 'I'he Hilton Co.; W. L. Douglas Show Co.; Bell Bros., .Mr. Ijemleux then brougUt up the case of Geronelm Fatsarl, ItaMewi, who had been sentenced at Moutl>Ml to fifteen years for murfler, and was released after six years bacanse ot. new circumstances baring come to light. The .'\finiBter of Justice iras making a reply, when th� House roae at 6 o'clock. -AJr. Doherty maintafned tfcat the Dominion govemmeot had no responsibility in the matter, as the administration ot tihe law raits 'with the provinces. SMUTZ WAS CHEERED Captown. Feb. 5. - There were thrilling scenes In the legifilathe chamber, when Finance Minister Smutr. in a vigorous speech defended the deportation ot labor agitatora. He was vociferously cheered by all but the labor members. Glasgow, Scotland, Feb. 5.-A suf-i fragette giving the name oi Thoda llobinson, was arrested hero today in at- sulTragette vester- Ottawa, I'cb. a.-Although it was st,ated before (he session opened that Hon. F. 1). MiHik, former minister of public works, would lake his seat in the house, it. is now considered quite probable that he will not be able to ^^"'1 the Davis Kcstaurant. do so. .\ccording lo word received -:-� ' ____._______........ 1-....... -------- - - here, .Mr. .Monk has been confined to!�-i,j-j. ^ FA -ar water on a raft (or five davs, and his his bed for the last tlirce weeks, and JT OrtU tjelOW J^CrCt /jf}P  <)uest to his missionary colleague to fore Mr. Krickson could make a start of'Uo.ss, ant! St. Filland Mansion in have his body brought back to Sunny ' with the casket. Since then he has that county. Southern Alberta for burial, and this been travelling almost continuously, inorning the remains arrived after but of course has been delayed at having travelled close to SOOO miles iicnrlv every port oi entry a'ong the by land and water.  , route, so that, his sad mission has 'The deceased lived at Taylorsville, ; been a long one. southwest of Cardston and close to' '.'^ "'ill take the body to Cardston ilie boundary, prior to going upon his tliis afternoon," said Mr. Ericksnn to POSITIVE PROOF OF GRAFT CHARGES liamentaty duties this session. Friends oi the ex-minister say that he is anxioii.s to come to the capital and is disappointed over not being able to do so. Hon. \\. T. While, minister of tin ance, who underwent an operation a few days ago, is making good headway. It will bo some little time yet before he will be lit to resume liis $3,500 Homestead Near the City mission for the Latter Day Saints the Herald reporter at the depot church. A couple of his brothers still Thursday morning, "and his brothers reside there, and it is because it' was will take it to Taylorsville, to his ihomc to him that ________ .........the unfortunate old home for burial. It has been a alleged illicit dealings between .Jap-; voung man made the reiiuest that he trip, but it was worth it to aneae naval officers and a German ' be taken to the last great west for i^arry out the last wishes ot a boy electrical firm arc said to be in the burial had worked so faithfully for the possession oi the states attoinev, Anderson left just one year ago up-. '�h'T'^h, and sulTercd death to over Jim is hard ot hearing, but he strained to catch the words, and nodded "^cs." "Alright, we'll accommodate you," duties. Meanwhile, there can be no said the magistrate. "Sixty days in announcement as to when the anneal the barracks," adding in ah under- budget will be brought down, tone, "Poor old Jim." , OTHER ilEMBEKS ILL So Jim McGuire, wluj braved the' , . ___ "r^- n/'-i '""d �'",n"-^^^ u^ i'^n;ibe;'of";;r:s"::i'g z when the blood ran red in his \eins, i,,iuding Hon. Wm. Pugslev, Berlin, Feb. ,x-Pholographic copies w.l not have to struggle any more j .^^ ^1^^ ^ � of the stolen doctiments relating ^ to with forty below weather this ycav. ^.^^^^.^ hospital, at Montreal; ,1. .\. Richards, ot Prince Edward Island ; Clarence .lamieson, of Digby, on his mission for the church, and take him because he was so zealous look up bis station at Lulea, Swe-' he would not take time to care for den, the furthest norti: city in that i h's physical needs. country. In December he was stricken with an attack of appendicitis, but allowed it to go too long �without attention, and succumbed shortly after entering the hospital at Lulea, It was just before his death thai he made his request to his brother missionary, Matthias Erickson, of Salina, Utah, .who has been on a mission at Lulea who prosecutotl Carl Hichter, the firm's stenographer, sentenced here recently for blackmail. The origibals have been returned to the firm. V. Hermann, the representative in Tokio of the German firm, is under detention by the authorities on the , penal charge oi destroying documents' valuable to a criminal suit. The documents are supposed to have CLARKE WALLACE'S BROTHER DEAD Toronto, Feb. 5.-George AVallace, eldest brother of tho late Hon. N. Clarke Wallace and son ot tho late _____ ________________________________ Captain Wallace, died at his home | i,,piioated Admiral Koi'chi Fujii, for-= ,..,,...,-.,,,- .I,.,............ ..... inerly Japanese naval attache in Berlin. An official inquiry is in progress in Japan. NOVA SCOTIA AFTER A BUILDING SITE N. S., and William Martin, gina. Ue- iii Woodbridge this morning. Deceaa ed has been 111 for the past three months. Ouo son, Ross, resides In THE HOTEL PALLISER Calgary, Alta., Feb. 5.-The C. P. K. has decided to name their new hotel I "The ralliser," after Ca'it. Palllser, i who led a.n exploration e.-ipedition London, Feb. H.-Nova Scotia is lie- i through the west in 184' gotiating for a site for its new Lon-flon provincial ofliecs. The proposed position is in the west end, but explicit detail is inadvisable, in view ot the sudden iallations in values which occur when administrative bodies be-g\n looking C'*^ likely positions. INHALED GAS FUMES Medicine Hat, Alta,, Feb. 5.--0iie unmarried I'oroiguer is dead, and three others dying, as a result ot Inhaling gas fumes. Caiiipiug out ill the open, with the mercury forty de.sirees be'low zero may not be the pleasantest occupation on earth, but in some cases it is worth the effort .and trouble and exposiire. Tomorrow morning, the s.^w. H ot .section Tp. S, R. 22, is open for |il-ing at the land office. This laud i& just acio.SB the river, on the edge o! the Blood Reserve, and'naturally is very valuable. But It is subject to clause "A" of the preemption regulations, which provides that homesteaders in the vicinity who are eligible to ti'le, may have the first chance at the land tor a pre-emption. They are given fifteen days to file their entry, and after that it is open to any one who may be eligible, regardless of where they come from. Somebody took the trouble to find out how many homesteaders came, under this regulation. The result of his investigations led lo the eoncluslpn that there were only two men who could come under the tlttoeii-da.vs' clause. One of these, it Is said, is dead, and the other has sold out Hud moved away. - With these deductions under hU hat, the wily one determined to have that choice bit ot Southern .\lberla as his very tfwu. To this end he hired three men to. hold down first place on the land-offlc'e steps. Alex. McLean is the head holder-down, and in spite of every ruse to find out the name o! the man who engaged him, .McLean remained mute. Two men take shifts of eight liours each, the other supplies the grub. Their camp outfit Is not very large, but it is comfortable and warm. The men have been on the job since Saturday, and will remain until February lil. when the last chance of the two eliglbles e.xplrea,^ The tent Is heated by a small coal oil stove, and the men say that they did not feel the cold last night at all. The seeker after the land, according^ to his assistants, is confident ot win- � ning out. He knows good land wheir he sees it, and a $3500 homestead looks good to him. It it didn't he couldn't afford three men to hold 'his place. If there had been more who knew about the opening of the �'and for filing, no doubt there woiiid h�ve been a miniature rush, but as yet is tU* only wise guy. i-i'�-.v!5vl,l' 0 92 44 ;