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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 24, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. Lethbrid^e. Alberta, holiday, February 24,1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 63 ON UC D ES REPOR OIRPOSSIB ES Says Lethbridge Could Sell Its Big Surplus at . $10-Gounjcil Decide PRAISES PLANT Also Refers, to: tKe Big Opportunity for" Manufacturing Producer Gas Power oven.cheaper than the rates �et by the volty council on Thursday night, and the advlBabllity of developing produceu' gas for fuel in case the power plant requires to be extended, are the features on the report of Expert R, 'A."ll6'ss, which was received by Mayor Hardle on the afternoon " mall on" Saturday. While ?12 is the cheapest rate.'set-by the council, Mr. � Ross holds that JIO power can be given for 12 houte'per day on off-peak load, . while ?24 per horse power, annum power can be' sold for manufacturing purposes, 365 days In the year. Mayor Hardie Js.greatly pleastd yith Mr. .Ross'report and la ready, to adopt,It, although it Is the general: op; inion that $12 power Is a very fair figure for the' pres^nti leaving the ex-^ tra two doUara as a margin. The foUowfng extracts from , Mr. Ross' report^ to-.the council will ex-: plain ;conol8ely the posHlon In which the.city stanjs as rjsgards cheap powf er j^nd the p,oss[blllties of the future; "Looking over the situation I found a flr/st-cl^as-equipment,' /situated at -the movth'd� tf^mlwe -'producing a'fair grade pf-cosl.-'the whole Indicating a plant i^frpW'wiilch the best eoonom}|i alioUlil be pjfpepted, the only matjer which jss^jjuld'kaft^ .to reduce dts.ilnher-, ,; entrefllolfl^iW^.^belng.ithe smallj^mount* * of lo�idr!!c4iirI�d'aB'cpmpa3;ed'w'ith(the � capaoity?!;bfi-.th6 .'plant. The : surplus. ^Daoity-'�t' pi'efli^nt unused: is given �"By the 1500'JiUoWatt .turbine. Wtophff^B^ recently .-be'^nvaddi^d to the equfpinSh't 'In anticipation of future 'growth; and although at, the present time the eaulp-ment 16 "I4rg61yln'excess of the present demands. I cannot but feel that the size:of the turbine unit adopted � was Wise In view of probable growth. The ,sU-uatlon therefore Is that at the preBeptrmome^it. the: production costs are.burdened with t'he charges on the addlti6'nareciulpment necessary to pro- � vide ior future grrowth, but which at the present time Is not^uUy utilized." Bslly.jRIVer Power Regarding 'the posfiibllity of develop-. Ing water powerfrbm the Belly River Mr. RpaB,'holiil at �3;80,''while I It lB>beTng':deilyer^d,now to the power hojuse at-/?ljg5^;'i'.,The advantages la the ^aljor 'savp4 through the use of \ ,gaB;vwotild4lsosbe'sJj)all,ina1jhlnery, at pres-: Thejlflgures' obtained by; the Herald on HeCtnrd|y-8how)jngl'the cost of producer ga^ -were-'borne;-out by Mr. JRobb':reppi?tt-Aaff: he.fpShowB' that tlie, efficiency'.f^'be obtftl[ned;; , from the aame coaror.from^alaqk, usedi In producer' gac3 'engines, >- T> 1 partial,, and will result, In a great siv* TELEGRAPHERS. N Edmonton, Feb, 23;-C. H. Hynd-man, manager ot/.tbe London Agencies of Edmonton, has.submitted an offer to the- munlbipdllty to pay 96 net for the entire Isbu^ ci � 1813 debentures, amounting to 'about $10,OOOiOOO, The interest' rate: is fixed at 5 per cent, the debentures running from eight to forty years. The oompanj' als--; offers to buy the 4^- per cent, debentures at a price.yielding.90 net to the city. This-� would seenji'to confirm the statement; madd:Ott*a former occasion that Kdmonton, which is not yet within $16,000,000 of theijlnilt of its borrow-mg power,-will--l�tv^ no difficulty In obtaining fund^ tovc%rry on this year's construction jprograame. Mr: Hyiidman saifti in an.Interview th'at hifi clients arig'^eBponBlble people in London. He asks for a week's time !�in wliich to obtain, final approval in the event,his offer Is accepted, by the city. The city officials say the offer is a good one., . The- city- commissioners, headed, by Mayor Short, �sold- $60,000 of 5 per cent,'debe.nturep. alt, 96inet to the Imperial .Bahk 'of Canada, a few days ago, when "rMana^er. Kirkpatrick an-rnounceA.ibat: his.yienta we.re.prepared to take > over-j'Oie entire issue o�-ismall d�b6ntureiB;is,amounting to |1,-' 260,600 'at"ith&i|dm'a.lignTe. ' TO .Of'scONTl^UE SERVICE 'Moiitreal,.Feb.~2j(.-^It .is announced that aft'er eight years' runninfT At a loss, the' Elder-jp�empster steamship passenger, frelgh^and mail service, between Monl4�a"^M�d Mexico-will be diaconttnued.,''aR: iiovt April 1 .ueit. american government CHAR6-. es union men with tampering with postal union service Chicago, Fob. 24.-An alleged, "labor trust" was attacked by the fedct-�l government in a civil suit filed here today against local unions numbers 9 and 13-1 of tlie International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, engaged in a stril �'iT^ill-leavp.here in the morning 1 ab^Sa^z-lnstead of 7, as at pre-eenti - and the train;,lor J;*th-� "bifidg�, 'wirt leave , Calgary at, t*; -'about .the same time. � . Tme return train to Calgary >-->wHN leave-here at six o'clock. ? -NEW TRAIN ONVtTHE .> CARMANGAY , LINE ;:,v/'-, ' , �- �> The..new train on.-.the-Car-mangay line will- start next Monday-, March 3, in- compli- ? > TO ADDRESS montreal club Montreal, Feb, 24.-Mr. W. A. Buchanan, M.P., of Lethbridge, has been invited, and has accepted the invitation to address the Canadian Club here, at a-luncheon on March 10. , ROiNENT OFFICIAL N SERIOOS SHAPE Chicago, Feb. 24.-John I.. Thompson, of Washington,. D. C, first assistant United .States Attorney-General, who was found unconscious- in his room in a down-town hotel, late .Saturday night, remains in a critical condition today. Ilo is suRcring from acute uraemia. , , , BE MEOIHORSDAY UDGE WINTER MAY TO some rumored .changes the'. djstrict courts' judgeships in alberta IN ��,' Otfawa;" .Febiv' 24;-Annolunce. -ment-f� llkely.to be madel/1 a few daysiOf the transfer Of Judge Wl'h-terg;! to .Galflary ^judicial: aiotrict,\ and Judge Crawfqrd to Edmonton; ' They, wltfjlie additional Judge's In these districts- to handle the HeaiVy ' Work In .'thc t\fia chief oStlesofth'e province, .Ei...p. McNeli; of ;that town, is Elated for tlievacan'oyrin Macleod and eltherMp." JackBon, of Pon-oka, former Tory candidate for the -Lefllslature, on A* A. Mahaffy, of MedfolneHat, is to succeed Judge Winters, at:L��tHbp(cl9e. ProvlBlon for tvvror. new district court Judges, has .already been made ;By-'-the Provincial and Do-iftlnlon! legislatiireB."' N , .'Jit' HNIEDByNEl Jury'at- Boise, Idaho, Stood 11 to i Former Cardston Man . Then Pleaded'Guilty and Was.Givieh Six-Months .....(Special to the Herald). , i evidenqe to f.'vvarraut the lavmg of in-' .Boise,, Idaho, Feb. 24.-^In the'case' forraatioS under the Mimn Act, Bates oJ^.'PhefPeople vs. Oliver S.;Bates, or[was arrested;' ;Whil(^'^held> pending Cardston,,,'Cani^da, the jury.' failed.,to (trial, hfe ^isuccepded; in ^escaping: from agree,. 'Thp ballot stood eleven .-to one the sheriff,, arid made' quick, time to fori'bonviction Bates, however; enter-i nnnarfa  anino"-fn' v.arAstm edia;^ploar;of. ''guiltyV'-tO'-tlie; litidict-ment ,on -Saturday and .was sentenced tosix'months, in the county jail. Fight Will Then be Continued When the Bill Is In Committee S RACING Irate Dad$r In It Trying to Corral His Eloping Daughter CHAMPION GIRL Edward Campbell and Selena Bustard Trying to Get Across Border Bates -was charged with vfiiite slavery .-under the Mann. Act, ,the spe-...................... oifio charge being the specific charge came io thp .'hands-.of A. B. Hium-beins -tihat- he did unlawIuUy bring phries,-. InsBectpi: of immigration here, two -women, Alice Wingard and Delia Mr. Humphries >- located .Bates in Johnston;from Montana, into Idaho "Cardstonvi^nd.'on-warrants being Ottawa, Ont., Feb. _24.^Under. p.re-sent arrangements Taei^eeen^'t^e.chief whipa of, the party �;:the.iie''wiir!. be division on the second ;'f?adigT-oE the Borden- Naval Bill on> Thu'cs'day'Snextl though' 'Clrcum8canc*ek'-^'wixlci0...maj^; arise In the Interval may,delay �^b' date." Today thfe;-:Hon.\J3ttjt:i(Db'he->'W^ IntrodUpe-his Wll to ^Jctfefia'tfie tlto^ forV tfJling of South," Al.itiaftn, land: scrip, and It is expeotek; thereV ivlii; be considerable'discussion oti'thfe,pdrt of the various' westei'n.mem^iera, .iii^ eluding Hon. Prank Oliver.': ;^:'G.'Hur-^ iff and others. , " ' ' ' W.'S.- toggle, Northumberland, ha's! the, floor for the resumption .ot; the Navy debate, and there,,is.A;iitiU=:a, c'onr; Biderable.liat of Liberal to ; be outdone, and insplte of �theii; an'tt*-.:.'V; on the roads, set out for Cbutta Igi! ,'. his automobile, declaring -that-'hb^f:?.' would follow the couple , until .'hej.,,, J brings the young man to justice. '"".^ ; Miss Bustard is not yet;.of;age.:;-Her^feil father says he has plenty ot money to /'' keep;:her the Test of her life,;: togethArr*^::;;, with her husband, but stipulates :thfct:t^'S'3\t^ the husband.must be ot his'oh6lce:*X''^." ^ , Up till a late hour,this aftern09n.;^,^^j{^,j the police had not heard the result 61 v ' the ;trala'automoblle;raoej. " , ,:;v;'.;U^s>i Canada, igoingito? � Oardston. ' Tlie crwn"'atto.rney'of Idaho, C. H. ;LeagenteIteri itook-tlic,matter up 'Wiith the Dominion' immigration depart- , . . , ir-ant at'Queibeo. 'After .passing through i further amendments are e7.peot^e|.-- It the channels, of ;the'Apartment, it Ms understood one will call upon ttie for illegal traffic. deportation pro- TMcaVe of'Oliver S.'B^^^^^ 1 --. I of ereat interest in Soutlicrn Alberta, taken out hts'j^apers^ for Keneh. Egypt, Feb.'24. - Porlirio ' ^^Pl^''^^^^^^^^^^^^ four yeais ago Balies came.to citizenship. Alice Vj'ingard and ia7., former prcsideni qI'Jleifioo, de- l*^il^!,?,ir,f 1 tn^ At^that tlnil it i ^a^^ tl^^ taking'up Johnstbh'had in the ^meantime -Vte-* ;, �,M,i!n^' Ki- Pennsylvania in laOiJ. Atthattime.it , ' , t^,,.p ,, which hri Ivcd ior tnmpd-Oanada. and on dep govern^aent to make ' a definite 'declaration in reference. to its perman cnt policy.  ' ' � ' ' AFFINITIES AND, THEIR �i01 NO LESS THAN ' CASES OF RUNAWAY COtl-'PLES REPORTED nine recen;r*i'J3 .....ta SI* issued coinip?ticed ceedmgs. It wiaii then'learned-that; Batfs had Canadian ' Delia � ro- LATE 1. MABEE .. LEFT mm ESTATE cWf.:pomfliiasloi "Say, what under the sun is ,thex,�if"t;. in the ozone out in this country. ? Orf/l3emS; 'wrdttgly inJiBr^rcted,."' 'ly ^' -^''I ' The aged .ej2-'ptesi'96nt'i.exp�?fiS8d.,tl\e hope that "hands olS-Meil&o'htivo'uld continue to be *the-pohovCpJf tjiVtln ited " Spates. ^ , . ,'4,%., ,^ f Guneral Diaz' ,w�is'-^r^atkf 'JjUilo^ fct -tho success of hisyneplfow',''^''elis;,l)iii'/-and of Gpneral'fJuecMr'tili'b.plovfsipli'' al presiden-fc, \vlii3'm'.Ues60J>i^Wej:3*-qiUte: -'-'�-'-rkjiigroti||||^W|iw| the second floor of the mill Woujd meet the rfluirementB in ev'ery'**:^ However. Mr.,jUXr|jiaro SvlU be Qffeji^d 'the same terms as other intending manufacturers, viz. a free site, e^ye'nip"-tlon from taxation, che^p power ^sjid, water and,llghV,at cqs);, He'l? satisfied'wjth these iconcesaioas, ^i^l; believes -that, by Icoeplngl his cajii.tiil ' Qi^tlay^ down "at the beginHihg, he tvII! "be' in/a Ijettet, liositlotf-lo.^iucrea^fe'.'t^ife tt'fif'on a'now"senile later on. ' i'* Ujitly-ii' .the spring B^fes- lefti;Catd5ton-, going to "Great FaUs..,,,Wi{h. him he tooto Alice Wio-gard>an!J;",p,eJla Johnbton. thcjlattej well known'in police cirples in Leth-tit%c,-At,;G;rtat Palls Bat?S bought traiisj;!,o5:.ft'tion' for the two wotiifn.to d^n,-Udsiho, where they took -' a on t^^t^ol1. bou^d! \''Th(%^ rec6rj pro^cvfl was vvaj^i the jury, entered). wa^-li#' Jn'the"' 03 npnjiulon r^iMK^^^^^^^ ^ W-ft6rdesWtion.J>(*':^lf state.ol-$43,J?P0 J. ta^^^^^^^ . ^5^5 residtpg 4^ 8^5,-.,.: (State is made \ip,|o^l�e. j ''^ �fepotidv ; sfeV^ B^,tes.to awid'.deipoi:-' follows r ' , � VlV.n 'v.,; '.__. '-ut,|i^par4 a so.utin-. Real .estate, m ,?ortf'-J{ow>n, jtS,-.* -T-T- ,j'tii|i|Sd' pver to 5D0.;,pquity iii agreement JcSr sale '6V "ets-.^ythe-iine. 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