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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta I VOLUME VI. tw s:lve pages Ltidibriclge, Alberta. Tuesday, January 7,1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 22 ill Have Modest Starl but Directors Look for Rapid Growth 1 have" fat : :� .;, ... ... ... .j, ,j, .;, reports received by W. ? r ,-;:,.,'iii, live stock cowniis- > for Alberta, sheep own- * in tin. Lethbridge district ? "� I'-ccntly lost $5,000 by i'uo * :! "i-dations of dogs. > -Vi'.ii thf increase in i-h? �* n.iin:it� i- ui' dog owners in ? '��'�v;is and suburbs, the dog ? W''Mun, as it affects the > -t' [> owner. Is becoming ser- ? and ii.e need for some ''� - is urged. > : > ? * v $ .j, ^ * * .> $ Mr. Lathrop Sold His House ,000 O., T. L,-n-r-p has just 30|d h,8 r-5 on Twelfth street '"am ,of the Alberta fine reek to S. S. Securi'cies r ,. pany, for the sum ' better time ed that revision of the chemical sclie-ould be found to.iiiyjguratc .the . >at li.ule is along the litres pursued at .tbs (stock show than trie present {last session oi the congress when MARSHALL WON THE BET Danville. K. , Jan. 7.-Jack Coleman, o: ii.irrodsbmg, Ky., last night i.f ilenry Marshall, that ho con.'j mi a rifle bullet through M..r:-:i,ii'i's hat. without touching scalp. Marshall ;t"t-pteil the wager -and won ir. The bullet went through the iw; and Marshall's skull, killing him instantly. Coleman ws>- an r. Elliott drove mi. and on entering the house after one o'clock in the morning, discovered Taylor was de-ad, while her liuslmnd. two boys, the hired girl, and Mrf. Pox were unconscious, a-ud tile house was full of coal gas. the poisons funics of which had brought 011 tho mysterious attacks of vomitiuj:. Dr. Elliott rang'iip 'i'e night, operator at Wolseley,-anil silo promptly telephoned to Mr. Taylor's neighbors to go to the doctor's asislance. At a Jjite hour this afternoon, Mrs. Pox was out of danger, ami Mr. Taylor and his eldest, toy hud rallied ; somewhat, but Hobhic. the youngest '� hoy, had' not regained consciousness. informed of Although the'rtrmok, hasibeen' efrr-rg^t .ort, ,the street to^*y Uiat Frank liad experienced another, slide, this time on the north peak \of Turtle Mountain, the Herald has been able to get a flat denial of the story. The management of the Sanitoriuni Hotel at Frank stat'e.d over.the long distance telephone that there was absolutely no foundation to the rumor. As the report sppread, it began to take j on color, and the last story heard by the Herald man was of a bright yellow hue. It said that the slide was worse than the slide which made Frank famous, that three houses with their occupants had been swept away, and that a large number of empty houses in the condemned district'had been buried underneath an avalanche of rock and snow. Tho origin of the story is a mystery. Austria, on the other hand, js understood to be opposed to the annexation of any of the Aegean Islands by the allies, but it is inconceivable that even Austria can contemplate uk- possibility of Turkey resuming possession ol these Christian islands, am! turning loose upon them, the purely Asia-tic troops which are now assembled in Constantinople. In this, matter Creat. Britain may take a hand, in virtue of the power of her fleet at present in the Mediterranean, and if sh,. llCl,8 probably other powers will follow. War, it would seem, can only i)0 avoided if the Powers are agreed upon a line of action. Here is a shu-v.d test for the conference of smbs.^,!. dors now meeting at the For; -m 0;. i'ice^. Is there any one policy npon which all of these ambassador j,c>0 ^ a chance of preventing the renewal of the war; but, if not, then the war will surely break out afresh. Ambasssadors Held Compact London, Jan. 7.-The . amba^^^ , .... _ , , , of the Powers held a long coili; I ^. Taylor has not been i, in the Foreign office yesterday. a,ul j h"�w�e a deatb. _____ it is felt in diplomatic circles ttv.i i, ]ly,u[ to the Inevitable."  Kingston, Rev. Dr. Million, 'loronto, A, B. Cunningham, Kingston, ant oeo. Henderson, Ottawa, Dave been elected trustees, the 'Queen's University, by (benefactors Of the I'niverity wu0 liavo a right to elect tour trustees. , BURIED BY A CAVE-IN I Bingham, Utah., Jan. �--v f""1 hoss and three Greeks I" tlu; l'1 .'" ground workings of the fnit� *ta^ topper company, were hMflotl bent a b 4 ca.vo-in of rock anil earth icie eai " .ay." No hope is emo'":'1"'"1 oi any ilieiiig rescued �wiv�. Keturns in the niati.er oi births, deaths and marriages for last year show a total oi 791 as against 710 for the year 1911. The figures are as i'oilows : Births ..... Marriages Deaths .... 1911. 312 a 10 197 1012 301 388 202 710 791 It will be observed that the number oi births during 1911 was somewhat in excess oi those registered duritig last year, nut this is explained by the fact that the foreign element do not at- times register births. There is no way of ascertaining the returns under such conditions.,- Marriages show a decided increase during 1912, while the death rate is only slightly advanced. 'Gross Loss Only $6,737 Nearly All Covered SECURED A GOOD MAN Calgary, .fan. ~.-Kcv. Robert Pearson, of Red Doer, has been appointed general secretary of the Calgary Y. M. C. A., succeeding Harry Ballantyne, who becomes national secretary for Western Canada. by Insurance WAS GRATIFYING IT HAS SIGNIFICANCE |It Places the City Where Best Underwriters Rate Should - Prevail ION TO THE ON THE MAP OF *; v � v �? MAGRATH TRUSTEES Magrath, Alta,, Jan. 7.-The election of school trustees took place today, and caused considerable excitement, as the contest waB. unusually not. The following gentlemen were elected: P. G. Clarke, G. W. Evans, Ira Fletcher,  J. Ha-rk-er, J. Turner. Dr. Beeman led Mr. Fletcher a keen race losing out- by two votes; > ? ? > > Chamb'erlin, Smithers and Mel-fen Will be Tried Next Month � New York, Jan. 7.-The Federal authorities intend to lose no time in prosecuting Ch'arles S. Mellen, president of. the New York,' New Haven and Hartford R.R. Co.; A. R. Smithers, chairman, and Edison J. Chamberlain, president of the Grand Trunk R.R. of Canada, on all the indictments found against them recently for a breach of the Sherinan anti-trust law. It is intended to put down the case for trial on the February term calendar. Before that, time other indictments may be found against some of the directors of the two roads. The determination of the government to hurry the trial of the raiiroad men as quickly as possible, came out �today when Mr. Mellon and Mr. Chamberlain were called on to plead in the court to other indictments. John D. Lindsey, v.lio apppeared as counsel for them, requested Judge Houghton to grant them an additional week in which to decide on lb-sir course of action. District-Attorney Guiler opposed the extension of time, on the ground that the government was anxious to proceed with the trial. Judge Houghton interrupted Mr. Guiler to ppoint cut that it was not. possible to 'place Mr. Melleu and Mr. Cnamberlain on trial immediately without upsetting the entire Fsderal Court calendar year. Consequeully hc grantod the week's delay asked for . - Mr'. Guiler explained that the government hoped to get to trial in February. Places - Three-Fifths Clause Deadly Toronto, Jan. 7.-The returns fi\>m local option votes are- coming in slowly. So far as heard the following are. the results :- Number oi contests this year, excluding contests, 80. iiunicipalitjes carrying local option bylaws, 24. ' , ; Bylaws sustained in vote on repeal, Iff. , Failing lo carry local option o^ing to three-fifths clause, 33.  Local option bylaws defeated, 11. Places to heair irom, 4. Analysis of Votes . Munisipalitics carrying local .. ,i-tkm :� Cities, 0 ; towns, 5 ; villages, 6 ; townships, 13. Local option bylaws defeated : Cities, 1 ; towns, 13'; villages,' 12 ; townships, 7. Repeal contests, local option unstained : Cities, 1 ; towns, G ; villages, 4 ; townships, 8. Bylaw repealed : Acton, I. Voting on the question of local option took place yesterday in 100 Ontario municipalities and returns received indicate a signal victory for the temperance element, both by carrying the bylayv on a straight vote and defeating repeal contests brought on by, opponents of the measure. A ]2>rge number of places polled majorities in favor of the jet, but the three-fifths requirement will prevent them becoming law. (Continued on Pags 9.) Washington, .Ian. 7.-What. Secretary Fisher believes to be the beginning of the electrifiication of nil transcontinental railroads, was marked to- ' � day by a grant to the Great Falls.- r,. , ,-, , , ,-,r i-, x . , i Once more Fire Chief Hardy ha; 'a>t night In deference'to tT -wlHh"eBV"'i of tho family;.. . Th> .,Jiinorali,l&4&�f-i place - from, the ehdrp^ :.t'o- P*mgliS^/ >vns cemetery. ,, ' �~t'\'1 asr--- I 10 ;