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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ? r.'-v VOLUME VI. Lethbridge, Alberta. Tuesday, February11,1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 52 THE BUSY SESSION OF ALBERTA LEGISLATURE IS FORESHADOWED CAPT. SCOn TO WITHSTAND THE BUZZARD World Shocked at Sad Ending to Explorer - Greatest Loss Since Franklin-Premier Asquith Voices Sorrow of the British PeopleTaft Wires Sympathy � ? ? ? .? * moving and pathetic  i * >the annals of history, sage of a brave, enduring man in the utterances in It is the mes- � - Washington, 7 B.C., Feb. 11. * ? -'President Taft today sent ? ? :bhe following cable message > ? to King George, of Great Br I- > > tain: = > ? "In offering: heartfelt con- > dolence on ttie death of Cap- ? ? tain Scott and hip companions, .> : r ,reflect the sentiment of my ? { countrymen, who share the ? ? sorrow of the British people at > & ? & > ^ .:.�>.> : ? of solf-sacrifice and devotion to the service of his country. We can only say that his last appeal will not fall on deaf ears." The Premier was so deeply moved that his words were almost inaudible. His closing sentence indicated that the government willtake care of the dependents of 'the dead members of the expedition. Of the five explorers who perished, Captain Scott, Dr. Edward Wilson and Petty Officer K. Evans were married. Capt. L. E. G. Oates and Lieut. K'. R. Bowerswere single. The merchants and shipowners, of Cardiff London, Feb. .11',-Grief and pride from which port the Terra Nova, sail- Is the, 'ssimple, narrative of high, courage, orfcluranccifeVidi sacrifice given in Captain Robert F-.1 Sco bt's farewell message* tp, {he world as close competitors Jor dominance in the feelings of the British'public today. "It is;a white and not a black mourning we wear tor these gallant souls whef have done and dared so greatly,""was the^vconunsnt of a cabinet minister today. The closing words of> Capt. Scott's epic have had ail'electric effect. Steps already are being taken to respond to the appoal to the nation by assuring p. comfortable future for those dependent bn the men who, while awaiting certain -death', still could write that they did not regret their jours'' j"fi�i>ntain Scott's interest in tlie ^wejj, fairQ-bt4his?men;:was emphasized, by practicallyi^he last business'he,j make any^ private ''profit from"'-V"ft!Te;] transaction and deoided that the total receipts should go to increase the financial reward of the men who had undertaken, to-share: with him the dangers of the Antarctic region. It was theroforc arranged that- all sums realized from, the story of the adventure should be distributed among the members of. the crew as a surprise bonus on their return to England. The, tragedy: of * Capt. Robert F. Scott's Antarctic expedition "was referred today in the House of Commons by.- Premier Asquith. Speaking with evident emotion) ho .said : "Wc all at this moment, are under, the deep impression created by the reading of the last message of the world left by Captain Scott.' * It is one of the most DR. GALBRAITH TELLS ed for the Antarctic,, are arranging to erect a statue of Captain Scott. (Continued on page 8). � Merely Rogers' Election Dodge Ottawa, Feb. 10. - During question tlnie in the House today, Mr. W. A. Buchanan asked: "Ib tl\=~ government aware that the late minister of the interior is said to have declared in a speech at Regina, in the summer of. 1912, that he was going to abolish the interest on payments 011 land secured under pre-emption? "Is it the intention of the government to abolish the interest on lands secured under pre-emption? Dr. Roche replied: "The government is not aware that the late minister of the interior made any such statement. "Not decided." CONTRASTS LET I MEATY SPEECH FROM THE THRONE READ BY UEUTENANT-GOVERNOI Latest Interpretation of Contracts Let on Lethbridge-Weyburn Railway ? ? ? ? ? *� �5* ** well-known .Taber mine owner, arrived in the city today from- Victoriay where-, he >has been for ihe past month on business in connection with-,s.oiae B.C.mime properties owned bythe Bullock-Bros., and to the Herald'he made the-above statement to show the importance-of the freight rates' case now,.- being fought out between, the western provinces and_the railway companies. I-Ie praised the work being'done in this connection by M. K; Ccwan, K.C., who has charge of tb0 case for the provinces or Alberta eratdr during' the "coming summer. Amount for the Old Chis-wick House for 1913 :work, th.'are will be seventy-five miles contracted west of Stirling. .With the'unfinished 1912 contract on the east.end, and with the 145 miles of new line awarded, it would appear that the 236 mile gap Wetween Vice^ .roy and Skiff, would be linked up this year, and the new C. P. R. south-erh'.route; opening up a new district to Lethbrldge wholesalers, and open-: ing also,the C. P. R. irrigatisd tract, south of Chin, would be completed. Last year the Board advised the pur- At the next meeting- of-;,th.e |.Cltr Council a lively scrap -is '.expected.- -.ty ensue betw/sen the Boaid ofc'Healtb' and the city over the Reed street house, which was moved to the south, of the city to form a p,tt�rlene"f6'r" the new system of isolation hospitals. When Reed street was exprop-riated the city was forced to-pay $4600 for the Chiswick. house, � *av larger- two-, storey, structure. Then the old, isola- chase of another dump in North Leth-j tion hospital in this- we^t end was bridge, but so far no change has sold for $7,000. Mayor Hatch thought-been made. The loss of a 5600 team � it would be a money-saver to move the of horses at the old refuse ground , ne8d street house to the' new isolation last year is another reason for the recommendation. 1 The yearly appropriation will also be decided upon tonight. Last year the Board asked for $20,000/ For this year the estimates will be slightly higher. � , . Bird's Eye View of the Fair Grounds of the Future Finding themselves face to face:with the necessity of extending the'stable t, ..... 0 accommodation at the Henderson the matter up, so that the future of Park Fair Orounds conference was �the coal industry in Southern Al- held exhibitlon manager's of- terta depends very much.on the sue- flee thlg mornin which was attend. ee-ss of the movement started in Ta-, ed by President AdamSi Secretary ber- I Jack and Building Inspector Meech. tion for the new stable,' the com--track, thero will be roohi'for a build-mit-tee had sketched a .bird's eye ing as large as that-used by the Cal-view Of- the Lethbrldge fair-grounds gary society,' iOO feet-'by 130 feet.' as. they-will be in the near;, future. .When this building is-ejected, it will As additional accommodation is- re- do away with open judging rings, and fljUiredi the old racing stables, togeth- the space now devoted* to the horse er with, the high board fence, on j and cattle rings, -will be. available for which is contained all the informa-; more stables,- so that- when the hospital site, and it 'was accordingly done at a cost of $600.' , ^ ' The house was renovatiad, and put into good condition, costing another $2,000 or thereabouts, this;'amount, of course, including the new? basement and foundation. Now the city wants to charge the Board of Health with the itul $4500 paid for the house-, and al80'ito 'make them stand the expensed;mOVing and fitting it up on the new site. But the Board of Health-does aiot see it that way. When the 1912"^-propriations o� the Board;of-'H'ealth were approved by the council, no mention was made of asking the Board to stand this large item o&expensez, They lived within their appropriation s last year, and. have a few dollars to spare. "The mines of Taber are working This purpose o� tho meeting was to tion about Lethbrldge, and a little ' ground is completely built up, there If tlley are 'foroed t0 Baf fuU;?*'' addition, -will be torn away: In the curve outside the race' track'at ths south-east: end, there will be 'room full time and betw.eens.GO aid 70. cars ctecWe'.on.'a location'for the new;j:acr-per day-are being.shipped. The "pro- mg stable being erected to accdranio- posed radial "railway for ,Taber will date Geo. Haag and other Calgary- ...... benefit the Industry by giving ..aid in horseman, who are intent -on making j for eleven stables, including the new shipping, and if tljief soheme proves Lethbridge the winter training; fmar-,1 racing, .-stable to be erected this succes'sful,; the eoal'. output of Taber . ters for the Western Canada circuit, spring. In the furthest south-east cor-nine8 will be'doubled." � � ;.',:.>'':-,, | The,new stable,-for which the,,con-1 ner~of'the.-grounds, at the rear of the . "There is no lack'of cars foraihip- tract has been awarded to J Hans .stables, will be erected.-a feed stable, ping coal this winter,^ .said Miv-Hul- Matson," will bo erected just westvpf,>'.i ;-The committee also has visions cf a lock,."the C. P. R.';keepin'g^.a plentiful the high fence now separating ^the ;_tiime in the near future, when Leth-supply on hand. Altogether the! sea- grounds. proper from the old rasing Abridge will have a Spring Horse son is the most prosperous in ijhe stables. . It will be built on ';tha Show second to none m the Avest. To history of Taber's "miiiing Industry.'/ ; south side of the grounds, so, that it. meet this contingency, they have tho. will bo close to the cooling stable to available ground laid out, so that be-the south of the grand stand. - itjyeeiith^ stables and the race In order to arrive at a proper Iocs.- 'course, at the south-east end of the will be 24 stables for. the. accommodation of stock. Li thing that a man stiould and could MRS, devere HljtfT,. OF BALUY do > > > > �> .> ? miss calla'rd married * 1 :.\' ? , Calgary, Febff 10.-Miss Lou-> isa Canardl1'heroine of the sen* crpt,, but thd^n'^s leaked out *, today.; CAR RANCH,' HAS PASSED, AWAY . J. Nolan Called to Highest Court YET HAS SUPERIOR FORCE big battle likely.in progress at mexican, capital-num-l ber- OF men 500, they will show a defl-citionfithe year's business, and they.' will have none of it. A Difference " There was a conference in.the mayor's office yesterday between- th,e Maycv, Aid. Williamsohj, Sanitary: ,In-spsctor Variance and Secretal'y-,Trea,s.--urer Robinson. The latter "held!that' the Board of Health should -pay tho full $4500. Aid. WilliamXani:;.theeiCy^S: representative on the BoardfOf-HeaUh held otherwise, and- asked, the charge to be fixed at $1250 at.theompst'.' . , When the secretary-treasuper advanced the opinion thatvit^would!n'6fe be right to charge theVTat?f'pay6r^3:6u.' Reed street with front^gjS-:'tBatS^f^kV: the difference betweemr$4^0'iand $,l>-> 00, Mayor Hardie sugM�t^dAthat the Since I last met you, the Province has been honored by a visit from his Royal Highness the Duke of Con-naught, Governor-General of Canada* accompanied by the Duchess of Con-naught, and their daughter, the Princess Patricia. His Royal Highness was gracious enough, during his presence in Alberta, to formally open this building, and dedicate it to the purpose for which it was intended. In every part of the Province, his Royal Highness was enthusiastically welcomed, the reception plainly evidencing the attachment of our people to the Kmpire of which our Province constitutes so fair a portion. The growing population and. -busi* ness of the country during tb,e -last year, -required that I should add four ministers to my government. The result of their personal labors and the additional 'work accomplished in. the interests of the country by the departments created, is an evidence of-the necessity for this course. Dry-Farming Congress In October last, for the first time, the session of the Dry-Farming; Con* gress was held in the Dominion, of Canada. With the assistance of my government, - Lethbridge was selected? aa the scene of the Congress, and the1 session there was the most successful that has yet been held. DelegaitW from all portions of the civilized world attended the Congress, and it is gratifying to know that: Alberta's1 outstanding excellence as an,agricultural^ �"country was clearly recognized-:"in the various awards. ,-',> Demonstration'Farms'. The Demonstration:Farms;' nowi;jess tabltshed. uave durluj, the pa3t,,y,bar: !pro,v^a;; highly beneficial,: aB was-ia^ti-'. Cipafced. " The, keen interest taken; ;in them by the fanning community de- Jf monstrates conclusively that . Uieyv.:-iffK meet a heed long felt by the settlers. | Schools for the teaching of practical �* ^agriculture have, bepu elected on three of these farms. It is the intent ^'vivft^! tion of my government to utilize � these schools as fully as possible.*" fori� education along agricultural lines'1, anil to do so in a manner that will reach. ' J the actual'farmers and their families,s?^'^fj addition to that already -'eBtabUslt^dfiip^^ at Calgary. There was like wise', or-ganized at Vegreville, a trainlnig,-,^ , school for teachers, 'whose � � na^lWsitjte^ tongue is not English. It is the int(-fl^^| cipation of my, government th,at-^he^' latter school r will, accomplish ^eoc^mkm work for the numerous citizens;" of ' { ^ Alberta coming from ContinentairtBu-,,i i VM rope, who are .unfamiliar .wlthr'f,de'ce^feed lady had made, many; friead? "b'Y her rj .iinostentation'^klndness^'aud . Ubspit'al- \, ,( ity, mid genuine sympathy Is f6tt for I �the bereaved husbajjd',ahd*thi\ee-sniall^ children, the youngds't'.less 'tha'n 'i a ' month old Tna-tuneral.will be hpld > from the Englisi; offiir^h!>wltlh  wt4ch1, Mr.- Devore Hunt' ^B-'llls.^late;w)fe fTH ^-a * ;Cuern.avaoa'. v>>l' .. placing their forces in /^l.tiori before, daybreak today.,.; /lM;:sij:e6ts, Rafting ATTACKED "aV MOUNTAIN, CO U G Cranbrook, Feb. lO.-T^a? O^mhers. and son, walking to th^;Mt^;h^ph^\ loyal infap^ry At the " "' outpostd' battle. ^ Later states . if"M$fi> 'despatch t faithful, > dog ^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^V; nasty'scratches. New Land? Titles Offleer.^^2-; , The opening lip of J the couatf y^^f "M additional railways and s closer �sli^l.e^^l ment in various portions of 'the-Pg>yf,'f',;-, "-mm 45117?7779 4977 ;