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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VQLUI TWELVE PAGES Letlibriil&e, Alberta. -Saturday, February 8,1�13. PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 50 Buam r& Mr. Green Says With $16 Power He Will Make Good - on Promise . VIE� the;;council follows out the advice of Mr. Ross to reduce power to) a figure in the neighborhood oE $16 \ manager: ofivtihc Ellison Milling Co. this mowing; "it; is. a foregone con-)! elusion . that: we will go ahead with our extensions'-jusfc as promised last summer; and thef"'capacity oE the mill �will bo doubled: 'It is ,iust what we, havo. been.vWftitmg; for, and at a meetr ing-of olir directors next week the, matter will,be ffysoussed." - j Mr. Green was greatly pleased to heUr the-advice, handed out by Mr. Ross. It is in line with the contention madei. by -Mr, Green'last summer when he'announced/that Ins company would double, the size oE their plant, malting, it a'60q-barrel mill, provided the,city.wauld. sell-its surplus power at'., ji figure:approaching $15. ., The erection of a quarter million J �bushel elevator is-'also contingent up-) on the'free power proposal, and if BORDEN'S NAVAL POLICY. DAVID C. HOGG^ NATIONALIST The Home Rule candidate who was able that both the Home Rule and the Unionist candidates were both Protestants: ........ - . 11 elected member of parilament-for JUI- the mill is '.increased, it is assured ,8ter with a mojorlty of B7 votes over that the elevator will also be built, Col. Pakenham, Unionist :it; Is not-making - Letlibridge. the grain centre of j the sou tlx. ,-: . ������ VWq. will,set a,�'arbitrary price for power.iahd,engage a,n industrial commissioner, without delay. Iii these swords Mayor Wardie sum-' med^up"'the-result-.'bf Mr. Ross' visit.*' He is sure'that.; the council is in accord '.with him' iju such a. policy, arid a.meeting; is-to bo held withm a tew days when the'.'whole policy wilt �be.developed;, and o working pUin decided upon which? is aimed to bring, "pgjfelfl&idge. into.'clqge touch with the fcdjistaal; world.The Mayor bplieves ifif^ibe'i time has' come whe^Leth-|^P' d,9 somethinjg^ BBRNArTD SHAW. SAYS SPEAKe� NOJ ASQUITH 1ULDM POUT � IS BEST %^,H^ii^Sin^Some Fine :-H-^ne^Mvp0rtr - ATMCTIV: Peak Load is 3000 H,P. and 1000 is Limit Used-Would Only Mean Extra Coal to Utilize Maximum Peak -Mr. Ross Rejects Other Proposals and Praises City's Plant a Rhodes scholar Mr. Cllve h. Carruthers, who has been appointed Rhodes scholar from Toronto.; .': - . Horse power from the city electric plant at-fifteen dollars or little mote Is not &irch an anomaly after all. When Expert Ross got through with the City Council yesterday afternoon he had shown them that G. W. Green and other local manufacturers who first mooted chaap power from the present plant were not so far out In their calculations as to be ridiculous, And what is bettor, he had shown them that the very best free gar. under boilers can do is to produce steam, not electric power at.fifteen dollars per annum, not for 24 hour days either, but for the ordinary working day. Mr.. Robs did not say much about the advantages of electric power over steam. He did not tell how many lines of industry are adopt-, lag the electric current as a means of driving their plants.. In fact he showed that steam power Is often used in preference to electric. Nevertheless he did show that if the city does wish to sell power at the plant for SIB nev annum, or ait the Industrial site for $20 they would De losing nothing. And when he did so Aid. Loverlng's countenance lighted up with visions of 30,000 population this time next year. The city will make no profit selling electric power at $15 or $20, but at the same time they will not lose anything. . That was the fact which ho established.. And he put a great deal of confidence into the council for the attack to be made immediately on the industrial problem. On his return from his trip around the city with Mr. Reld and Mr. Blan-cuard, Mr. Ross made the following verbal report: (Continued on page 5). Hon. Geo..Foster takes a hanfl.* > > > > > .> .-> > & .j * SENATOR ROSS .>� >> . CRITICALLY ILL tOWTHER. KILLED' THEIR BILL London, Feb. 8.-George Bernard Chaw, in excusing himself from attending a largo7'suffragette meeting lats night vigorously, expressed him-,8elfc on. Speaker Lowther'b action in 'hilling. the - woman ..suffrage amendment in the Houserof �.Commons. Shaw "wrote:' ' ' shall ndt meddle with the meeting;: it had better be lett to the women; besides ;thevlin^-that will be tak-teuis'denunciation1 of the government s for 'a breach of faith that probably �.-> Oanonsbui'g, Pa., Feb'. 8.-While leaning over the side of. a pig pen to get a good look at an especially fine poTk^.pn^tbe'4armr,9f...w/A^:,''HaUam, near 'thisyrcity, Judge Charles.B, I?eel-, er, a'- -a6te'(i:' po'iiltlyA lanoler,'-' of Wln-enainac,:.I.nd.,';dropped his $200 watch Into the! 'feed >, trough, and a hog promptly swallowed it. Judge Keeler; then, liought :the hog:' for $100,.""and" shipped -All- to. Winanarnac,, where he will butcher'it, and recover: hlsiwatohi Keeler. is = the-judge^who while pa/ss-ing on the merlts off a prize hen in a western ^nbw,:ia5rfall, had' the mis-i'ortunfl-'to:have:a';lar^ :slzed diamond peoked'from Its setting in aVrfngi:v'; ;�--"'1 f".---;--- � '��� �V;"^.. h ELPEp.FQRM; WH |TE STAR L|NE Lpn'dont"Feb. - .-The- death ;ls an--noimced of' John 'Inmap Sealby, at Keswick', f agedA'Siv^trfe'^waB 8.-H.; To ' Haifen, government-engineer in charge-of the Hudson Bay railway - terminal' af-Port Nelson, arived in Winnipeg yesterday afternoon, having completed the journey vof seven hundred miles from the mouth of the Nelson-River, travelling by dog train, in four,weeks. It -is believed that upon Mr. Btrzen's report to tho Minister of Railways, will depend the government's decision in the matter of the;location of the Hudson's Bay port. ' -- Although refusing to divulge- information which might- be construcsd into an expression of' the respective merits of Fort Churchill and Port-Nelson,. Mr. Hazen made no objection to answering. certain... questions put ihe'lumber-Tequif-ed for the .Tvorkj must: be brought Jin from the outside becaiiB'e there is not stand ing tinib er,f of "�; any value in the vicinity. _,The cost'- of .transportation l>f material and supplies by land would be prohibitive.'!' �.�v'-'.v. Mr. Hazen was .unableto-.state when work 'would' *>&� commenced on Port Nelson harbor, .but estimated the length of time 'for t^ co'mpletioh^of the work at two years. He said that h'^ had no information asfto the coat of the work. ' ' " JCor vgal^atones .in, yic torta �, H$>s-pital, totlay,.and his:conditiPB- � ? ? > .�> > : > : > E E HIGHLY EAS PUBLIC TURNED OUT IN LARGE NUMBERS TO SEE THE MANUAL TRAINING SCHOOL . Throngs of visitors took advantage of-the- opening of the Manual ,Tranv ing school last evening. There'were no ceremonies save' that Principal B&ilcv and Miss Preston were 'kept bus-,- explaining to everyone the .uses to which the new school, would .. Mie. put. The excellent manner in which-the new building-is .-'fitted \vas^,'.tlie subject of warm admiration, and it was the consensus of -opinion' tliair the. school had (ew equals m Canada'.. , I The domestic - science roon:i aroifecd much interest, 'and Miss- Preston'ihad Lethbridge's City* Beautiftei Goes to C.P.R.' Resources Department Signed Bogus Cheque with ,,;, Rubber .StarajK and Got ; ' Away With It -, Fcrnie, Fob. 7.-Fernie was blessed this weekly a check artist who made a fairly good haul for a small field of operation. This man, John Ben-'nctt by name, has been a cook at �some-,of the lumber camps during the �winter, and came to town a few weeks ago to enjoy the pleasures of city life, He boarded at two or three idiftemit hotels for various lengths of time, and thus became, acquainted with the clerks and proprietors. - The first of this week-he made an arrangement . with M.'A. Kastner, real- estate >and insurance broker, to work tor him as agent, ..lie thus obtained admission to Mr.,Kastnsr's.ef-.fice. , .While Mr. Kastner was absent at the Cranlirook bonspiel � � Bennet little difficulty interesting tfco ladies'. 1 Wr0tB seVel'al chcclts ln tovor �� hlm Judging from, the large attnideiqpe and the keen interest manifested;: I there is no doubt whatever as to the success of the; Manual Training schoo: THE WESTERN PUNK : BUTTER SUPPLY . PEJER ELSON VERY ILL London, Out., Feb. ?.-~Peter',Bls|)n M. P., for Bast - M iddlesex,*fwhilei still, alive is in/ such�-. > 'ferrlfic force of,the'wind', i' 1 '.;> � � ''At-^v'':' ^'-�':-'!fi-:-,':^;.'i'v^H ':.---;.';->;'!'.':-'"';*'^-'.-^ '^j^^'M^i^^M^^^, QUEBEC lyiEMEBER DRAWS.' AT TENTION TO THE IMPOSIr'JV TION ON PEOPLE OF SASKATOON :\ -;� Ottawa, Feb., 7.-At the opening pfj the House, J. A;: Robb; of - Hppt'ingi' 'don, Que., read- a > despatch ;from.jfiast: katobn, .Sask., stating that ofr .forty-; 'four samples of butter; whlchihadi been examined-by the.civic inspectors there, only one had.'been found tp;rbe'; pure butter, the other?' all bein^;rnIS-!? tures of various ingredients. It-was; oharged,that there were four or.fiye firms in Eastern C'anadaii-or * in- i#ipn'Ui pegi -.that were shipping^ the ; stuffcin;*' ttiiU MriL Rdbb' ^antecl1" tq''' kno"#-'fropi';' the MinisterMOf/AgricuMurej;. whWhe, proposed, to do about it- -' jjft 'i, :?�Hon;;MartiniBurreU'8aid*^ha^'noii. seen';the'despatc;h'uUimBolf;'Vand-]HWy'' carie it would, come under"the'emiH tferatloh of f66(J:s act;  'whicii*\waB: Xd; rrijnjstered bv the department' bt in-.'jte'rnal)aWx\:ne, 'f'He. tvpromiBeaV'-P Vringvit to luevuttentiop of -Mr.-.^anityl at onca 1 self and, under various pretexts, got ihem cashed at the hotels; in .spite of .the fact that they had been signed -with a rubber stamp. . � -Fi's - story was that Mr. Kastner had used ,the stamp,. as ' the � checks were lssugd just before he left for iCranbrook and while he was hurrying 'to. catch.the-train. � ; Elvery checi, that has 'been, present-ed^to the iBank of Hamilton for payment up to the present has been for :$65.35. . �Bennett, is supposed to .-.have, left town some time yesterday, although he 'apparently got awav unnoticed. A warrant has be?u issued for his arrest, . * CityPark Supei'tntendent /Mitchell tftiftifftapming 'hantodjtaMs resignation, tp Se"a''cerfain section of the vcommunity, exfending over fyjfrfl^T".' -Mv. Mitchell fpels that his work\has' not been apprfeclatetl as it should- and did not consider that' he could continue in- the. city's ^empldy undetr the'Circumstances'.- \ -> " In'losing 'Mri Mitchell, the city loses one of the -best men it has ever had, and at the- same time .the G. P. R. avails it'selt of  the services of: one whose work they- ihave been watching with interest .-for some  time.' Mr. Mitchell goes to Calgary^here''he will occupy the position .of. landscape gardener for 'the Department of Natural Resources''-:iii�the forestry .branch. While his.headquarters will be in Calgary, ,Mr{. Mitchell will travel between Lefchbridge ami, the coast, spending much of. his time ac the company's nurseries in British Columbia. Although.he has suffered much criticism in' his worn .'of- beautifying the city, he will; leave in: Lethbrldge a momentd of his work in/the Gait:gardens, and klao in-the city nurseries which he vhas e'stablished at Henderson Park. The-:Gait .gardens have won farn^e for.Lethbridge all over the Dominion,- and al-e a. criterion of what-Mr. Mitchell's1artist eye-:can do. .He1 will leave  Bethbridge about March' 1st. GERMANY 10 GREAT BRITAIN BECOMING BEST OF FRIENDS Acceptance of Churchill's Suggestion of 16 to 10 Navy Will Pave Way for an En 'Tente Cordiale - Financial , Men are Greatly Pleased Pf. a pxoportiqu Berlin, Feb. 8.-Grand Admiral Von Tirpitz informed .the'secret' coirfhilt.. tee of the - Reichstag yesterdays that' Germany is prepared to reach a naval agreement with England, on, the b^sis pd by Winston Spericer;i,Chbrch}liviiri-March, 1912. -'ft Simultaneously, the new -Forefgii-g�w.rotnry. Von Jaegow. said th6 German relations with England,-are especially good,. � -. The news, which spread through the city like wildfire tonight, has awakened the keenest- enthusiasm - ,asi It 'is considered likely to remove one of the, gravest. dangers. � A: prominent-Berlin' banker, in touch with"; political circles, said last night: \" : " '''I have reason to believe Admiral Von Tirpitz's statement Is of the ut^ most political importance. I don't tb4nk any agreement -has yet been , j-^igrjed,, but unless? the English Adinh> , alty;has changediits mind, there-is.tfq j  doubt that one will be. '*e^?SIgnect' -? i Y WILL NOMINATE 'MEN VACANCIES-THREE TO FILL PROS- STILL PEPPERING at away ADR1ANOPLE ; ; Jiondon,v .Feb. 7.-The; .bombardment cf Ad-rlanople continues without any; appreciable advantage- to either side. \.K''.''^ - ''' -"*"'V-':": '. * Milltary,'experts. here doubt whether; the-;jkUles,, - even if they secure a firm foot$ol4,!oh the shoresoft .there are BtlU stronger fQrts, 3>n"ithfe'Asiatic pide, which alone wprjid ?teiT a,bl�;!;^itoaK the .pas'sage of.'tSo IriekV'.fleftt.'..::,-. './:�i:-�:.;. .^^'fe | �.I-n'Oercaariy, it, is assented.that^E i'the^ope^libns.-of the allies'aqtiialiy: Itir^a'tenBintne .� fortsi don>inating;'-'Hhe P^rlpe^^ej; ^a\fers-:^^i^aii0! their Boaitlon.'.as mere spectators.> ,'' PECTIVE ALDERMEN Monday Is nomination i^ay- for candidates to1 contests the vacancy on the > ? ,0 ? > * > PROSPEROUS BRITAIN, London, Feb. 8.-British trade returns fOT Janiiay,/J,1'b-; sued today, show an,increase; of $52,000,000, as, ^compared* with January, 1912; T How good this is can be better realized by the fact that trade-in-Jan-; uary in 1912, was in turn; $40, 000,000 greater than- in, January, 1911. > > TE PROF. ALLAN PLEASED LARGE CROWD WITH HIS LECTURE , ON GEOLOGY 5" The University of Alberta; extettr, sion series of lectures now being held in tins-citv continue to interest, ,as in E ONE OF STRONGEST PULPIT MEN TO PREACH. IN LOCAL , CHURCH -if, Lethbridge is tQ-be WVored Sunday, ^ with the presence of ra' preacher', of 1 -snore than, ordinary note. Rev. -Dr.. Hazelwood field -'8eeretait^^fQK�1jiq�!tdita^.'^ porance and moral reform-departrne^feerf'' of i-he:,ltfethodl8t-':ohur6h.''ih!�^(a|^^55!>^ will'preach in Westnjin&ter churChf^in\wl/,? the. morning and,; in WesleyJchurc^:*Stffe% night. He Is an able speaker, arid -t'i man with a message worth haer-ing. ' v' Dr. Hazelwood has" 'iMed''v^aiovX(^''' of 'importance. Including1 �" Ce^rai-- �� ^ church, Toronto;!v,'>-.The;';ehuroh:i!Belecwfes ted him for special work, becauflfhof i nl, a^d ^nmia ife. * � The speaker, although-dealin^'WitlK.-a very te,chnipal subject,' iajp'tessiid 10s. hearers by tcason of tiis -ability to present: Ills ,vle^s;:& -fe'hiS'eried.- :; to .OhiBiirman. Finn;'.whoae;.ter,m-expires in December, ^914, and :E.S J.'.' Sehl, whose term. of loftlce;, expires>in December/ 1913. This ^ yvtm decided upon this morning/by Returning:.Officer Robinson andwili do away, with the expense of' ajiothar.,.flection, for , school, trustees/ "''!,'{ (Very llttlet)Jn,terest dg being taken in tlie aldermaiilc, (Spjitest^,', ,So far there are only? the .tjiree imen in the field-, H. Bentlejy,11 e�maypvf >'J. F. Haaii]-: ton-n and ;:jrft|i;^teniBter>'' Aaseflfort-Is being mMe^by^fornjf^oXf tho 'C. P. -R-, employeefif to-no^in^te a. man^to^'takV the plaof,91"� ihef^W*Mv-l�lTcCarabjiy. m. Kenol^-\tii^eriHon9d,^buti ho, mr. j. r. from; HEEB ;COMES,Jv mm m gineme^%^^?^u|iro- niirpB montBs' frip,-febsor Allen also spoke, pi , sonft- aiana on^usiness-'m">t}leviAta?| phases of early plant andaanimal,.1 "~ - -~- ' ~*c-1* and'-iUu8.trett�d'.",thta--.'b]r