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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 25, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Lethbriilg:^, Alberta. Tuesday, February 25, 1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Niunber 64 MIXED FARMING CONVENTION TO BE HELD IN LETHBRIDGE IN APWL WO D FARMERS 10 DISCUSS n ixED Ming Gonveniion Gall Will Go to Every Farmer in the South to Meet in Lethbridge ill ApriI---Questions of Momentous Importance Me, to be Gonsidered and Solution Aimed At A big-convention o� mixed larmera velope as mixed farming grew in the to be I held at Lethbridge in connec-yo4 with tliefat stoolc show m April, is the latest proposal and. it will be avgo. lA deputation representing the Associate Boards.ot Trade ot Southern Alberta,the, Lethbridge south. W. D. Finley and J. B. Tut-ney. were authorisnod to -take up the question of the big convention with the other local hodiea, interested, and the result was the deputation , which waited on the council this.afteruoon. Boa�d,of Trade, and the Lethbridgei It is proposed to interest the; Hon. Bshibltion association waited on. the [ Dundan Marshall, the Natural Ke-cityritour.tiil itW')� afternoon and pre-i sources. Department of the G.- P..R., sented' the plans which are well de- and a guarantee- fund will be raised signed to not only-give "the nnovement .which will bo-used to boom, the con-for'mixed farming 'a decided boost,Jvention.,' It iis proposed to send a but- also to do nitich in solving "some . letter - or postcard- to. ' every mixed of .the difficulties at present experl- farmer in the, south. The names will what is proposed To hold a mixed farming convention. Date of the Fat Stook show. Attendance to be worked for -2,000. > Hope to interest city, government and C. P. R. Make Lethbridge centi-al shipping point. Provide shipping facilities for live stock. Storage for dairy produce, poultry and vegetables. Rich agricultural district aS important to city as Industries, creating home market for manufactures. ?/4 enced ; as well: as-establishing Leth-bridge as the natural marketing point for 'the farmers of the southern districts. - Owing to the " council having V so . ....... ... _ . , much husiness 'toda.y the deputation  railway company wjll he aSked was requested to put the propositidn give, cheap rates and run traitis he got from the.Boardsof Trade and Agricultural. Societies;.; .It .is> hoped to have at least-tworthousand farmers here for the convention. T,hat would; be sa thousand each day; The to in in writing; "aild,it :,will be discussed at an early date. The project -was lodged. at the re-.cent'.meeting of the executiverof the Assboiate Boardsj artd the* �prellmm-ery work is; well in ' hand.' ; It is proposed to; discuss at tho.xonvea-� tlon, ways and means of providing 'for -the'marketing of* the products of this/pojctionof- the province at-a pro-, lit to"rthe producer. -At the meeting , pE the executive thefmatter was fully ' discusse;d by* E. Ni Barker, of Cards-ton;, -who is president; A. .B. Hogg, ,;^ B. Ik^ijejism,-^fJ^esi'dent of the,, War^ ^�|l^:,Bflft�5l;>;o!-..5;rarte:,; �. A:;-!pa�t- Tiifriey, 5b6fttfe>:'i;c,t"l^;: "i^o farhiersSftoW; rengaged^^in 'rm^ � these^^fatms ;;becotriing,,mM?tetal)ile';^i � would^^--pbssijile'ipvp.royide.ifp proper 'handling oi them. .,, A Bjg problem - V The^^^r of :;the,^iaistrlbution. ot, � : :th'ese:i,pr6ducts ; gives vpromise -of.: he-coming' a vfeirji'-scrioiis.ibnb to',solve'. unless �.impio'ved ^fapilitWi^^ ed. ThMquestibn^ of--; tran3poit,: ? ? � ^- ^-SC*-*  A FITTING "'-NOMI'NATION ? >' -Lfln^B^..Beb2-^6,-?rt-,Salvatloni Ar;i3y|tehaB!fbeen?:Bj'oi;i;i':A _ ^^"'*a|l^i,?���, Aiiteflif OUT ON $2,800 iBA)L,^CHARCED ,WITH CONSPIRIIsiG AT' SERI- ' ous cRiivirE: 25.-Mrs. Em- Go - Operative Farming Go. Have Sold Their Holdings-Will All be Tilled sale ot,dairy.^pr6di)ats^and vegetjKbles, ^nd..i^-Js'propoBcU.,'to discuss ways and means as-well'as the cstabhsh-meMt|pt'''i*'ce,nfe'a'lii;sU Jarmora' mar-ket where'smaU-'l^t^; could be Collected, and sold, to buyers on advan- ' *agepus 'termsi vT^lJe^akinB pf provision .-fot the storage of yegotabios �in largOsquaattiiBS^wiirbp c6ijsia�rod. and provision nopad'e lor the storage of buitefireggs 'and poultry. The spettker|i/'j^^si^,Y(ttii6.' -jrecent ^executive meetl^'ij^vqrc'd ,some- Inclependent storage coiicerp, one ^vbich would de- She was admitted tb''^bail o� $2,800; alter promising to-'refrallfaftrbpi incitement aiid not 'ioattend public meetings-while 1 the case- is.jia.> progress. . >,  V -i- .'� 'The only evidence.-taken'-today*-^vas that in relation to'heEvarresi.'/rbe proceedings will he 'continued tonndi-row. " ~ , ' ' Suffragettes attBmjiVd'*to make "a demonstration  outriide ,the police court, but theyweie gi.e!^tl,y outnumbered by the townspeople, who vigorously booed Mrs. Pankhurst as,she passed into ,tKS buiTding."' � ' ' - Federal: grovernment Responsible 'WilLHaveS%,Whether Natural Gas is Exported from Alberta or Not--Mr.'B.uchanan's Question Placed Onu-m I^ig^t Spot jWreateVn Coafet stailes and the 'consum-ulatton 6f ,;gne: oi;; the biggest deals_^a-Jaria-land'isj^proof ot the f^ict. ^ithin the past t;WO weeks tlie Po-Ppera-; tlve� Farming! Company, have. djsposetl-of -their holdings eight; miles- �sout'hjijpf Raymond'tp'arparty of Portlandibuy-ers, the' amoun't^; of: :money. helng> In-i' volved In the deal being ?76,800. ; i The Co-Operative: Farming ,COi,lBf:a Mlnneapolisiconcern, and this land 'ls)| one ot: the large: company , farms i in the cbunfry'south of iLethbrldgel&Thje' farm::^Oomprlses : section- 3, west ihalt' section 2. east -half peotion 4, and tl^e south^efastiauart^.:section 10 In*to\jfnr; ship 5. range 20; and north half iec-i tlon: 34 and: northeast quarter: section-. 3^, towhshlp i; range 20. The farm', in all 1&,19S0 acres in area aili| Is more ih^n. lia'lf improved. '7 " . Hf.R.-Johnston, manager of theloTv'a-Farming Co., of Stirling, handled,the deal'for;the Co-operative Co., andvthe ibuyers were*: a - syndicate of. monled me'nfrom.jPortland who will place .the ;whole;farm under crop. The pHee of forty dollars 'per acre shows the'confidence In which Alberta dry laud is held by United States investors, - ^ (:gcott;:;^e�iAn|arctit:;e^ who lost his llfo while returning ftorn the Sou th; Pole, received a wireless displtcl) iirofri'.his'rsis^^ ., . .  that phe had just heard ot 'her hus- Ottawa, Ont-., Feb.'2i.-In answer cently in the Alberta leglslarfUre, de- band's death, and that she was id to .a ,(iudat^O|i'''RUi(,.by.W. A.'Buchan- clared that if tjie promises of Prem- good health. \ ' , - . . _ rr-.,. , , ^ giant .to the provinces Lady Scott is on board the steam- ?;espurce,s,jhad beeni'.ca;:- ship Aoraugi, which, is due to reac^ , , -e would he, no possihil- .Wellfne.ton, N. Z., Feb. 27, natur|irgftp^fror?>-i)ho:provmce oE Al- ity qf gas being exported from -Al- /King George has conferred .signal *�Pifi ; ': �: ? > : DIDN'T IMURDEB: MERELY SHOT HIM ? ? ? ? ? ? ? V � : ? ? � o Vernon, Texas, Feb. 25.- .Tohn Beai Sneed, wealthy west T(;.\as r.incber, was today dtclared/not guilry of tho murder of Al Boyce, Jr., .AmaTlllo, Texas, last summer. The jury retired last night. Sneed shot Boyce to death on a street in Amarlllo, on wiiat was said to be their first meeting, after Boyce eloped with Mrs. Sneed to -Winnipeg. Trio of Papers in Alberta Which Places More Faith' in Lying than Truth- RILEY ENDORSES' if FAI STOCK SiW WILL SE MR. JACK HAS ASSURANCE OF A GREAT START FOR THE NEW VENTURE ........ Bi;erything points, to the coming Fat Stock show being a.great success in spite of the fact that it will be the first ever held In Lethbridge.. Manager Allen Jack, Is today s.endlng'out the premium lists, and these* will be scattered far and wide throughout/the.far^ ming districts. One of the features of theishW will be the exhibition of the dairy Short-; --, .r-.................... horn herd recently-purchased-by Hon. rates , in the mercantile district, but I Duncan Marshall, minister^of-iagrlculr; owing to the breaks- on the force | turo, on his recent trip' tO' Ontario., mains; during the last three annual i car loa-dof fifteen of-the.prl�6.-wlaift6'rfc visits; of .-tlie Fire Underwriters' in-] of these animals will ^;b6"'&g^iitfife ^pwtPKi he'\ad been -unable to do so:.^ the demonstration fa'rnlar^ts'adgl^'lci-;Wfder'prcOTjit prfe:ssure he npver I and Clartsholm, and'-will be.Mtiibited js^fe;.;o|,^'^wator l^junnlvflat :.iJipi 'fat:theHthiJeeftBtockifiiaJi^M^-^ii^lPc^ ja water 'supply, at Jho 'at the threa^stock faIrS'ln"^ii^?9V}nci^ e,^!ftid"h'e-'codldrpivo no-In April'.- .'^Whlle-ln EdTAqnj^Yv reo�ial> assurance pt e/jlcienby in his department. ; , ' rCity .-Engiiuier B^lanchard then outr' lined, the inowrsyst'om outlined' a^ovcy' proposed' for^ftghet'^- preissure,  giving a static pii^i^surc varying from 58 to 95 powidfe'^fpu ^rc pfirposes.' This, Chief 'Haraj^'says is' sufhcient It would^ also - give- suHlcient pressure to carry water; to the-top of the highest buildings,in the city. , (Cbdtinued on page 8.) ly, .Mr. Jack waited on'^.ICc&ifeMltij.^^iM^-'i �fehalk'and 'iriducedihlm ,it)4h"bIiiao: J^BOi-i ^bridge In the 'itinerary ofi-Jhe^J^ri... This herd iS'recognized ^s one-of,the. best strains: for mlxed'itpmi'hg-jpiM poses:' to be found' aliy\^^ile^e;On-:}jih'e continent, and^e: hundre'ds of. farhl-- ers coming to LethbrldgeHp; irispeot" the stock will learn aome'thlng,'about pattle which will - be :most - ajiv,antag-eous to them In ''thelr^'^eftorts to' increase the efficiency of "their herds, WESSl iOER REVIEW IN Bill Giving. Doctors Certain Powers Called Forth Some Very Strong Talk was-BtJiyiinoved siipuld;.beitepsaled., '}-M*.'Tweedle then moved that the debase =on the motion be adjou.rued tUV today. Tills was agreed'to, and :l-i^i(k�Ho>ise'. proceeded with iOther- busi-�ne,8B;.-,ui;:',-.; lMHaud:; the* granting � of .certificates, It rei^Uy has to do with the education, and II Was tor that province; and'ndtvtor,.the\,06m'inion to deal Hon.-iVIr. Doherty said that on the faee%ofs the; bilirho did -npt see that it was in 'connection with-. educakion -at �all. It, .is.,iintended. only,; to> regulate plained that existing legislation only ,its particular membership. ejrredi io coal mines, but the new j ,.-Wouldvcontrol all kinds of mines, 'now before the wa Various other branches of the mining ieoted,,iq 'tiy-the (bartered ind.nStfC had arisen in the province, (ants' assdointion Hon. Perloy jaid that the bill as was not ob-AQcpunbr DESTRUCTIVE BLAZE -WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Feb. 25.-^Flre early this morning gutted a block 255^ 'to ' 2'80 J'ortage avenue, doing .?175,'000 dam> age. ,> Several firms wer4 butned, and the Knights of Colum^ua Cltih.' ' , PERUVIAN CABINET -RESIGNS-Lima, Peru, Feb. 25.-^he 'Peruvian Cabinet, - under the i>remlei'shlp^NOt, Gensral Varela,i resigned office today . FOUND DEAD , IN BELD , /, 'London, P*eb. 2l,-^Th6 Mar^'uls 'of SUgo was found dead lii bed yesterday He was 83 yeais oldi He issue-, oeeded by his sop, the'liiarl of/.^lta-., mont. I ' c After.this Statement Repetition of .Lies Will be Deliberate and Criminal Edmonton. Alta., Feb. 24.-'Premier Sifton found It necessary In the leg-, isiature this afternoon to speak on a question of privilege concerning some , false and absolutely misleading stater, ments given wide- circulation by a'flec^ tlon of the Tory press of the province,,. purporting to be a report of some -statements made in the:House .by l^e-^ mleT Sltton and by Harold Riley, meto-ber v fact. ^ Yesterday the Premlier denied ^hat Harold: Blley, who 'was; reportedii;^);*; have made the allegations that7,the . Premier was financially Interested'; in. the Br^zeau-.ooal fields,, and:that-:tfieii, value of those coal;fields.had.beenilnVp; crfased by the building of the ,rail- .. .vjj.C^^-iv*-, The reporti cotnplaliied.; of UrStJycJf pefu-ed Jn-jie Bidmoatcitt 'Journal,.'anfl^' i-f^* Dn�.ervatiA'^''BBPers,;ott, 1 ; ither. oVlftlpAtj..j-. ,f � ^ rAi.pHnfed^iF-thfeBe'.pa^ m&d^.toiftppear that Mr!-.Sltton dl^Po|l*' "if branch, running southwest from Bldk- calling the attention of j the Houtig^t^'/'^J^I statfements that might affect me-per- ' ^ Bonally,,6ut this particular one le.^a" deliberate lie.-ln-regard to what took; \j place in the House. -Mr. Hiley ni�-v r made such a cha'rge, and he noWn- bythe,G6vfernment:^; . 24,-Th^jDepa^f;^ Water tax and payipents!ijJt; ^Jtbe ^areHtjD, . p 1, I^Jll\ tbmijB^Genjeral CrosBj aiid4hdappoint- stood dyer;,7i'J'\ .Ar; , � j^enl,of:Hbn. b. R. Wtoe^Las acting ' W.'--i..,-.'(r^^._ .^ftori>e5^-would per? liI�ij�The appolnt'tn^ent o,t,an?:|sfc .yiorMy-Oeneral had ^been>,ait^M>s '^^^iiwt.'  ana -f aja -merely^? m^tY/a$n small','documents*./ Protwtea jthrouahQut?'iheCTamlnfohV"w{th''' >ati. vthoi T' tn 11 e bt in' t'lo nrq-pi i*- -� .of tho c v.irL> ^ iTu ut)ii lionet I Strathmore,,: Feb; ment ot the Interior has; pia46f ^' d'isiTj ting the reclassification." The eomptoy cision of \ery great lmportanfce^,to\tfifj doea'not seem'to have consliited tg , farm'ers. who havc pilwhased "-la^nd* this.' ... ^'-^' . ^ from the C, P. R. In -th�[,l^rig6.t'ld 6 tor Farp^ratS^fflbMilllrMti^^^ Jave, mltte^. Unlte'd, FM^^"'*^***'^'' .o^n afliirrlg^blel, i^Th'e farmers h'a-v --'const^derable; 7� oMfct.J? ethrbugh th;dl8trjS'(i5 apsooiatimVin- ^tue, copcluslo^A;_%i,t adfoiirae^'tilLtoiBiorrowv .practice;.'*.,, '-h^ e work-:oi;Ataw .Mf'hi- ond 'tiaKffje,' the right'.!j;5fmo%1;j Fuithei tljah that;''th$i BU5ge�jT:al^hs''C P"Ti t.uuvctii nl ot all paj I nt of irri:�v inlln^rj'M^ �'iirlgatloj^SS%j 3tt,* mejaberj^^l^jl nued on bapsfe imTTIlfilRl 1798 D59C ;