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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. I-ETHBR1DGE. ALBERTA, THUKSDAY. FE1MUAKY 20, mi CENTS NUMIiER J e ute n ant G overnor An nounces Settlement of Fishery Claim Against Dominion Norlh Lethbridge Voters Heard All About Proposition and Endorsed it LIBRARY SITE ATTACKED North Side Wants it Nearer In- tersection of I3lh Street and 3rd Avenue PRESIDENT HUERTA WONT ALLOW AMERICANS TO SEND 2000 MARINES TO GUARD THEIR LEGATION Mexico City, Feb. Eflglifh ard French.. To all LITTLE FORESHADOWED N.H., The Speech from iho Throne, with which Lieutenant-Governor Wood opened the second EQSEloit of the sixth legis- lature ol Mew Brunswick [his after- noon, contained iho most important au noun cement (hat iho usually formal document has carried for years. The governor announced the long ouUUmdliiff fisheries claims of tho province ayalnst tho Dominion had becii satisfactorily adjusted. Tho province ivitl receive upwards Islonat President today refus- ed permlMlon to the United States government to send thousand Am- 'lean as a ouard fop the leg- ation here. The Information came di- rect from General Huerta himself. Genera] Huerta said he was asked by Washington to agree to the dls- patching, In addition tc Americans, of one thouiand more men, matfe up of of this he returned a negative reply, on the ground that was na need for Iho subject :n nay Await Better Arrangements 'aahinstini. IK'., fob. a Wllion Never i today Secretary Washington. >Vb. I Bryan ar.d Ambassador I'odl caruc tilrect from I'rtsEdent Wilson himself, today thai L'ntted Stairs never had. requested to Bend marines to liaj neither City. c.r.J he LOP taken up Hi CD. It ivas dcd'lC'l Ihat BiJtlsh Con- sul I'ertival uill net proceed into M ox Eco for I lie of Wil- liam S. Heclort'd Idy until 'Utter arrangejaiuts car. he uiadt." Hie voters and ratepayers ol North l.cllibridge assembled in Krn- nedy tall last nifclit, to discuss ran nicipal tiucstioos with city com there was a strong reel ing that tlie proposed water mctcis .would prove to be a burden to' IU city, Hal they wcic a tax on the working man and altogether, iraprac- Itic.ibls but one by oat the objections were singled out', considered, dom ev- ery anjle atd finally waived, so that licfoie flic close of Die meeting, a ivotc was passed strongly tlic commissioners' action ir> advo- I'atiug thcai, with the provision at- tached that (lie rates be equalized. A' strong undercurrent ot opposition .to tl.e meters pervaded the gathering Couiraissioiter Grace cotninenc- rd to go through the whole question, i'l'he Icelicg seemed to he latlificd by lack of information, and as the vor'iinjs ol tte system were, cs- plaincd, la that each consumer was shown where lie would save money en lite meter tales, it did not long for the feel ing. lo change. The main point which aided in swinging liie sentiment was the ex- planation ot the proposed schedule: Grace ;i plained tbal Iherewzs minimum lUe aniount- oi wa- 4er to be used..There is a minimum lale.ol 65 cenls per thousand gal- Ivii.a, v.Iilch applies oii'Q consumption ot galloas, tbeic spe- cified: midimum" ou the.amqu.TU The sixty cent rate on 1000 gal Ions, but it also applies on anj rur.ount under, li a consumer uset 500 gallons only, lie pays for it 01 rtr.e sixty cent rale, or 30 cents. I lie uses 350 gallons it costs him 15 cents, or- if he uses 1000 gallons costs 60 cents. -This seemed to bs the most trenchant argument in lavor o Hie meters, and wlien an explanation uas made, the sentiment- quickly turned. 0. K. TIM; POPULATION .Mr. (trace also how the. meter would cut out wilful waste and unnecessary expense for pumping use- less water, and the cost ol maintcn- urice of seucrs which arc now over- taxed on accounl of -the waste, lie jirediclcd that il the meters were in- Called, the present equipment at the power house would serve the city un- til it had reached a population ot ol He explained where- ihc heaviest wastes occurred and how they would he eliminated, thus saving the city, lie said, double the .amount which might te lost in revenues accruing from Ihe through the reduc- tion in the consumption. (Continued on J'agc of J6C.332 In remuneration for claims Tvhich have existed'for the past thirty years. Among tho legislation foreshadow- ed tvas a measure looking to tho erad- ication of powdtry scab In N'ow Brunswick This bill will, It IB provide for a rljjid inspec- (on of all seed potatoes offered for ale In tho province, and for other methods for ctu railing cut Will Build Shearing Plant on C. Harvey is President CAPITAL STOCK Following the rdana drafted at a recent rceetinr, tho sheepmen of disease, which Has been found prev- Southern Alberta havo Incorporated Mcnl in almost every polato sroulng a 000 ]olnt section ot tlie. province. PICE IS NOT REPORT THAT HE WOULD VISIT CANADA NEXT YEAR IS FICTION SAYS TRUTH London, 2C. This week's Truth, which always may be 'relied upon for accurate news of the ilpjal family, eays tfco report- Ihat Sir John Anderson, perraaneut under-secretory or slate for the colonies, had been in- structed to draw plans for the Prince of Walts' visit tb the" Colonies "next r, Is pyre fiction. firms the Canadian Associated 1'ress' pro- us dcspateh-to-.the -effect, that no plans -for the Pfiuee's movements nor is the subject -J eral arise WILL BE NO. RATE RENEW POOL Hamburg. Feb. -'continen- tal shipping the Ham- burg-American and Xorlh German Lloyd lines arc the principal parllea concerned, was renewed today for a jierloJ of five years, all the questions in dispute between the companies engaged in the trans-Atlantic trade having been settled. SIR GEORGE ROSS IMPROVES -Toronto, Oni.. Fob. Dr. Goldle Issued the follovvlni; Ijullctin thU aftLTuovij with re- gard to iho condition of Sir CEHIL FIRE ill NEXI ''Sir George Hois, afier a fen- of tie pros s ion, Blimvs ronie 1m prove mi- SPRING IS HERE GRASSHOPPERS :.TAKE SUNBATHS METEORITE TRAIL OF LEAVES DESTRUCTION AVarsaw, Hussian Feb. 25. A number- of houses wero destroyed by a liuge mot- corite, whicli descended' loflay la -the village ol Jcndkovitzy, in llio Polish prortn'cb of Kie- loe. The sul- pinirous be knoun as tho Southern Alberta Wool Grorrers, Ltd. The powers to be granted tho newly-formed com- pany will include the butMiug and operation of a cciitral shearing plant at Bomo point on tho Lethbrlclge-Wey- burn line, it Lelng for this purpbae that the company was prixarHy form- ed. Other than this, it I5 hoptd-that in time the company vdll erect ani! operate wool tra rehouses and bly mills, buy and sell wool, sbeep and mutton, supplies, land an'd'coc duct any other 'business In cocinecUot with the wool interests. Head Office at Lethbndfle Tue- head olfico of tho company is be located at' Lethbrldge, aad tbe provisional officers elected-' at the meeting yesterdny are: President Ii C. Harvey, Raymond; treasurer, C. -S. Crost, Til directors are H. C. Hanrfey, Hen iuger of Levi HarXer of Ma- grath, C. S. Crest and Raymond Knlbht'of Raymond. The site for tlm location "of." the shearing pmnt has not >rt been de- cided on, but It is expected that the necessary material i7U! purchased as soon as the incornoration papere, which arc feeing handled uy David H, Elton, arc returned from Edmqritoiir and. so the site will be nlcKcd'out in Iho meantime. The object is to lo- cate on the railway, EO that the tre- mendous expense of hauling -win be [entirely, cut out. The Shearing .Plant The plant ivitl inchute twor large corrals, a lamb slied, shearing pens, 1 20.xoO, Tor the acconi modaU on o f foriy Phearera, a wort warehouse with full storage facilities for tho en- tiro clip from 1 sheop, and a dip- ping ral. Cooking and dining and a bunk house will complete the plant. Plans for the buddings are al in 'the bands of the directors and the work will commence as soon ae the Is chosen. .All of the "wool men are very en thuaiastlc over their prospects, and OVER CAPITAL, Of Railways-Amendment Aris- ing Out of C. N. R. Discuss- j ion Will Bring Action SCHEMElEETS tuna. 1-Vj. fffdmdjy Icing i la an ly (juict air ut-ivado.l the i-jpital yes-! iVrday. The house M .tl.eie was hot mwii corridors or in session Here Deals With Vancouv- er Island Strike not sit. REGRET GOVT. APATHY cither Tlie principal topiu of U.ose nho around tt.e action of the railway committee on Tuesday m declaring that the Can- adian Xortliern liaihvay must- come Commissioners Practically parliament Itloie it car. further j increase its capital stock. The com- i inittce will report to tLe this and an interesting discussion, is jCf-rtain to eusue. _________ Oue result of this-debate in the UMT J PACT i 1 nnnnn IIoIIM is tertaio to be that WILL LU.7 1 if I lie government will announce wheth- T. M. Murray Nominated as Moderator of mittees Named cided on 3rd Ave. and 13th Street Site II an assured E.ict that l.ctli cr or r.ot general amendments to thr I railway act to ue introduced this ses j contain a provision for con- tadee will have a central fire and tlol of railways. II police lall within the! year. 'ger.eial legislatmn is -the At a meeting of the .N'orfh effect oi it is lively to give the Rail- hrHge Voters' association last, night, Commission authority to deal .Mayor Hardie marie the announcement w'ith all increases in Capitalization, j that the site desired by the north sid- There is feeling amocg the more ra- eri for the Icic-aticn oi the Carnegie, dical eleraenls oa both sides ol the Manitoba .may have crowt in February, but 'Southern Alberta hit that "beat a city block.'' Real, live picked prairie on Febru- library al 3rd avenue ar.d 13th St. Houso that this is tic proprr way to ary ,25, do you think or thai? It't IriBhV alright The Herald man.hM with a dozen live kicking In approved ityle, on the him as he writii. fcrounht in by M. Pierce, Who one mile wett of-Ch'lnook and were picked u; by hl> children on the tire Mr. Pierce thought they, were putting up a "joth" on .'.him, iiut. convinced him. .-''GueW another '-Sunny Southern' Alberti record. would iij all probability he purchased wiih this iioportant question. i in the near future for the central fire hall. 'Commissioner [lrp.ce, who will have the construction of the h'Jilding in charge statctl to tlje Kcrald i morning that provision will probably be made for this building in this t year's capital the money (o be expended in 1915. The matter las been under consid- eration for some time, ar.d the deci- sion was readied (o carry out the j original plans, at a recent meeting of i the cornr.iisslon'crs. The. builrfinp villi cost in the-neighborhood of Sio'll 000 ln inspector.-Ins returned ivjll'lje-or.c.-ol tl.e most up-to-i it 0- BAOLY SCARED THE 399 PRIS. ONERS BUT THERE WAS NO SICN OF OUT- BREAK Montreal, Keti. 'whii-L was rliscovcrcd at 5.25 this morning n night watchman at SI. Vincent dc I'aul .penitentiary entirely destroyed 1hr. hospital of that institution and badly dnniagol trip.'sutgical ar.d lirug department. Only the IjlackerieJ of thn wing ol the. ycnHenli.iry still stand. All tlie ,iri- boners in tlic hospital anr.ex' -were cafcly and placed In tlic tlomc Einnev. The dc- Jiarlmrnt twelve miles, away, rushed Did and by halt past ten the fire was tinder control. Only-tho .blackened walls ol the tlie western wing of (he penitentiary Mill stand. The Iron bars of the win- arc badly'twisted, tij- the steal licat. All (lie prisoners in tlio hospi tal annex were safely revived nr.ri placed in Hie dome cell. In the teal fire forct were rnsliej to the scene, and at 10.15 Hie. flrc-wa.s un- iler control. The estimated loss is anj OUTBREAK AT WHITE. DOG RE- SULTS IN DEATH OF FIVE AFFECTED Kcnora, Ont.. Feb. Fergu- :e about forty-five Jate. inv entire, vrgsl. Tfae is :lookeri, .central in and the lire clifei slates Ihat the equipment f -the soutii side tb as. much, if not can be Drought- to business district' will nlilcs down tno Winnipeg river TV-he re Le had teen calied tiyab out- break of disease unions- ;he Ijand of Indians.. He" found' the. dis case to lie typhoid fever, and a large n-jrnljpr oi -tlie Land-had become aC more despatch ttuin troni the present fcctwl- Apparenllr tho Indians did .fire, hall, as .there' are no turns to not il very serious at first, CITY .COMMISSIONERS ED THE MATTER AT MORNING SESSION :e, and is pavpd all the The police station will also he tocaied in' tlic building. The capital estimates havr no' yet coir.e before the commissioners, but are expected to be tabled by the first of-next.- auj as a result five of those affected dii-d ol the dlEease, It wag then thcj j repnnctl the circumstances to the In diati agf-nt here. the Presbytery have ob- icrved with deep regret the long con- tinuance of the unhappy dfipute In the coal mining industry on Vancou- ver with [tc const- they regret that neith- er the Provincial nor the Dominion governments hav- appeared to be able or willing to deal with it In I'Jch a manner to convince the people that they have been anxious to justice done. And they further pi1" upon record their conviction that the IntereBts of the men engaged In the enedclal and dangerous occupation f coal-mining, should be watchtd ov- r with especial care." Such was the resolution moved by Hov T M. Murray ol L'oleman, asi econded by Bev.'A. C. Dryan, o! ,ethbrldge, dealing with the long gnt between miners ar.d operators n Vancouver Island, as put before the annual session ol the Macleod Ttsbyterr at Wednesday's.session. It was unanimously carried with buV ariet discuspion, the members of the essinn tMlicg that tte situation is' or.e. which requires not discussion 1M action. DETAILED. REPORT. OP-'- The ilacleod Presbytery convened in Knov church on February. 24th- -al with the moderator, G. The following ministers were Hers. T. Colcmaa; 0.' Cameron. KT.CI, Lcttibriilge lidwin Smith, Maclcort; Hillia Wright, Pincher Greet; F. W. Shall.the public utilities pay taxes? That- is the question that bothered the commissior.eis this morning, and it has not yet been settled. The city's utilities are worth the ncighhorhooil of If they were taveJ at the 30 mill FAST TRAIN FROM EDMONTON late, the amount would he about TO LETH- BfllDGE TO HACLEOO WILL CONNECT JG liut tl.e street car system could not pay its taxes without bor- rowing, as it alitidy has, a deficit o! and its share of the 000 would amouat to about U. S. ROADS MUST NOT INCREASE FLOUR RATES 1J-C., puiposed increase of tho freight oi flour of ton cenls a.hundred pound from Middle uoinls of or 15111 to tho Pacific coast, was hold to- day the Inlerstrile Commerce Commission to be unjustified, "The proposed rates were ordered cancell- ed. Mahafly, Taber H. Muncaster, D. C.'Colemau. E tnaVin? -the total deficit foleiitot Alberta 'divjsion of'the C. T be covered by the taxes. The citctric j P. H., announces [hat 'a fast lighting system r.ow is credited with train will shortly -be ?IIL on between V Blainnoic A. C. Bryan, "St. An- drew's, Lelhbridge; James'.Lang. S'oble; D. K. Cameron, Cardston J. K. Hcaley, Cowloy J. .H. Lean, Grassy Lake; Thos. Smith, .Magrath Gavin Hamilton, Mountain Mill H. Toomhs-.Raymppd Mr. Marsli, Trinity, Ilardievillc; Higinbothamf Knpv, Lcthhridsc Robert Pinchpr Crcpi; L. K. Lynd, Taber English, j llatdicvillr; J. Stecle, St. An- son, superintendent of Home Mis- sious. Her. H. Mur.caster conduced the opening devotional excrcipes. The convener of Home Missions EARL OF MINTO IS VERY ILL Jjsuhmitkd liis report to the 1'resby-; 1' I tery, which after serious' considers-' lion was received and adopted. Home Mission worV oi this Presbytery is oro planning to 'bring- overy 'nian of their Industry into the organization, which. they believe nKl rjcnrr better profits and methods. It iraa suggested that a multoi; bar- becue be held during the next in order that all may set together for mutual a Jirofit ol S250fl, but if it paid taxes I Calfnry and Sj.ohane, close con- there would also be a deficit in this i nectlons f department. The water works is the only-utility that could pay its laxci and'Still show a profit, but any pro- fit would go toward paying the de- ficit oi.the utilities. II tie ulil- l) rid go. Tho Irani Edmonton and Lcth- I "take the inace of the- Soo-Sporiniie Flyer, which was taken off about a monlii 'ciyo. It u-lll leave Calgary every afternoon, w-jthin n I the most important work considered London, t'ob. -fi.-TUe Earl v bv the {.Qun (rou! to llnie nCAV of Minlo. wlio 5s strloueiy in. j arc opened, and arrangements j are jnadr. to pfacc students districts this spring. .v I (Continued on Page is grailualiy i "weaker. ARSONETS BURN CHURCH BUILT IN 16ih CENTURY TWELVE MEM KILLED Btrlln Dye Factory Blew Men Could Do Nothing Borlhi, Germany, Feb. least (welvo men were kllltd ar.d eight others fntally Injiired loday In "an ex- plosion which destroyed'nn extensive aniline dyo factorjr In llmnmcU'jurg, n suhurlj. There tverc four cmployre.1 In tlio building at tlio time of Ihe ex- plosion, which was lieard nil over Berlin. Tho firemen were unable to niter Iho bnil'llng. owing (o the pels. ononR fumes, ami It Tv.ig not possible to ascertain tho full extent of the disaster. FREMCH CRUISER RH-FLOATED Tou] on, Franc e. Pel', he Frencli cruterir Waldcok Kousseau, ffnilary thrrc.arc 399 priKoncrs, and wlilrh went ashore on February 13 In although they crouched in their celts the of Juan, was refloated today tartly they showed nrt of when tho hurricane abated, Tho ylr.tcnk. apparently did not suffer 'any llfcls acd steamers Irom tte Motil- srcat dfnnasc. able property would ho IncieaECd to Ihe extent oi the woitli oi all the j utilities, namely about a .million and a. .quarter dollars, ami the advantage! would lie in the fart tlmt the city's borrowing pnwer would be ir.creased ianrt a better system of bookkeeping (inaugurated. The utilities have not tnscd in the past, and have Dunbar, Scotland, Feb. M.-An ar- mote of a profit than son of militant suffragettes to- ntfll bad they day hnrncd to the pound the historic not Ocen cxfmpl. The corainissioneis parish chnrcli ot the rlllago of While arf (o lmtavel prob- Klrh. A tumntlly _of lit- i will probably rencti n ded- .llu-l lluull. wlullll U B __ itifs were tasfd the rate wou'd not oj lhc the train A U be as the taScs provtdc u a II K drtoUr, but arnounf ol total tax- morning tbe (rain v-Hl leave Suokune at reaching Calgary in tho miduii; of thu following afternoon. A iocvil will he run from to MHcleud tu connoet with the new tr.iln which have an express Ffhertnlc Calgnry and Macit.od, and -here they wero taker, prisoners, the affair is nllrlbutoil to Intrigues be- tween tho various factions In AlbinU, ;ion next Meeting. BECKER NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET Now York, N'.Y., Fob. Attorney S. U'liilman will rot personally asannio the responsibility of lotting Charles Hecfcer go free of READY TO BUILD THE CALGARY AND FERN1E RAILWAY OFFERS HAVE ALREADY BEEN RECEIVED FROM UNITED STATES BUYERS e rcir.ov< obtain a 1 Kniiic, B. C., Feb. niMtitiK oi the boanl of (Sirectors of the Cal- cary uul Fcrnic railroad was held tlie chargo of murdering the gambler, ivnen U decided Herman Kosenthal, it wag Darned lo-1 io connncrice construrlioii as soon as day.. Tho prosecutor's present Lion is lo move for a secoml trial. WILL KING MEET EMMA? London, Feb. Me- ff Henna today had an audience v wl.lh King1 George. In t-onnec- -I- tfon will] Mrs. tjinmellfie the was oft the ground. Deputa- tions, iron] (He Imrds of trade oi and assured the directors of their willingness io help the scheme jitoiig. All that is now ncetted is the per- imssion oi the railway hyard at Ot- PIANO fipplicfition for interview with his Majesly, (_ ____k factory" In Xorlh Claremout ff causing-a 1oes Ot FACTORY TM.; Feb. JOTW' DESTROYED today silian lo laffe P.'lvan'sro ol al of (he lariC? on n Ijr.tier price for tli'clr 'j Soulfj -Mliorta Wool Growers, ftJto met Iierc, and decided to incor- porate into a company, ycElBrday, will r-ool thi-lr Ihia season, and to tlm bfditer. C'ottiraim- lonr, a buyer in Mon- who recently purcaascd the Long JJros. t'jiy nl Great Kalln, were brought bcforo tUo niecllng- yeator- day. and it U the inletitlon of the wool men to subject their to all tho prospective, buyers ivf-o may in- vado tlio country. The (ireal Kails buyer Is well known in tho sheop slates of tho -Union, and he is anxious to buy in Alberta, as evid- enced by tho fact that 1m aalicJ one of tho wool men to his price on this year's clip. It is possible tho wool 'will bo contracted for nt a .price to be determined after tlon on tho sheep's The Mor- '1 wuolfl, similar In quality lo the (Continued on forced him to leave the city.and go lo ;