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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 1911 THE LETlinRlDCE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE LIKELY mm Coroner's Jury Finding as tn Cause of Tomasky's Dealh WHAT THE SAVANTS INVESTI- GATING COST OF LIVING HAVE LEARNED DATE TO COAXING AN ARID WASTE TO YIELD LUXURIANTLY (Ujr P. si. AbPl in the Kcrni fi Uanch Itevlew.) the 0. p. it. rmlu line ai SulIlelU, the liavf'er on ibe nev ihat wind a foulh and weal- to JUa-tlo Is rolled im-r mile OUaua, Oni., Jan. far as ihe evidence, lakeii no to dale lei Ilia higb c-OEl (if .inquiry U concernoJ, lack of fjrod'jclloa would appear LO bo Iho uialu operating factor In ihe bHuailon, Evid- cnco is bolus taken In private 'uy (lie and tui( a dozen ci- aficr of raw nude prairie. On Accordifig to the ol on coroner's Jury, Ihe death ol Alwrlr. ToscaAj-. who was found lying ma condition along the C.I'. K. mil 6 spur tracks oa Wcdawday iroductEop have- been The effect ol Hie, leslluionv ay lo Lie Is Ibal the erowlh of Ihe rural 'pulalloQ. anil coaBequcnlly of agrl- lastr'and 'who surciinilitd In Ihc hos- cultural uroductlwi. has not iept pital a. few hours later, was lo "U 'wilh the Ir.creoao In urban accidental collision wilh (he mint Tlio result la Ihat In switch engine. There was very Htllu Eoveral lines where Canada used to rvi'Jsiice arailal'lej as there were DO bo tn citenslvo exporter H DOW Is rve. witnesses to but an Importer. ttis lact thai the bicycle which de- Thn so far bearj luel'Jde c-casrd was ilding. was found corn- J. A. Roddick, cold storage comnitB- lilclely demolished, examination point- eloner; T. n. Artcll. assistant live- infc to Us being struck on the Ml stock commissioner; A. Urowr, lund sidr, was sufficient to sbovv lh.il poultry specialist, and If. S. Hamar, a Tomasky had collided wilh the en-. livestock man. W. A. round, supcr- Kir.e. The vtrdlcl rendered on Salur- ot KitierlcE, and Dr. Tor- day nipht is as follows: "In O'Jr ranee, government veterinary surgeon, opinion the death ol Aleck Tomaskr are to bo eiamlocd on similar lines, v.-as caused by bis being After concluding Uiu Ualaz of illy struck by C. I'. U. engine nuin-: jeuce board will decide If her 221, while hf Was cycliuj against lt !s neccssary [o go This a strong wind abouL 1.30 on Janu- improbable, a num. jry 7, 1014, and_ whrn crossing Ihc ier o: from outsldo cities mine BJUI nur.ittr 3 and wm bep Bummoned lo [ho number C shafts." llal (Signed) E. II. Wilson, foreman It. V. Gibbons, E. llossltrr, K. D. Johnson, A." J. lllnckhurne, C. U. alretchos of aernihiB plu'o. Tlie Jioriion, Distant, level, all- eucomraESiiug clivle. afTords no rellel ftonv eanicntSB. The absence ol col- or IB Just, as oppressive as tho IscX form, for drougbta have blasted cveiy of tree llower, I nolliing but one great parched, uun-calorcd sea ot prairie. The sun smiles Incessantly; a. cruel pitiless smile ibat licks up every drop of moisture. Even (ho sophcr baa abandoned the country because of Ihe ttresomo experience ol a long while between drlnke. Dd'.vn About the Hat they have, a sfcy -11'1 their own, a clear blue dome that scorns clouds or by condescension allows only a few dray- Ing fleecy flocks of vapor to scurry rapld-ly by as It of dissolving In tho scorching ha_ze. sign spalls droupht. Months oa end have been experienced without rain. Tbla together wilh a auarce snowfall sel- dom totals ten Inchts annual [ireclpl- latlon. Southward from Ihc main line .ir.J att one approaches '.be. mountains tie soil becomes heavier. Thl3 his made careful dry-farming possible, OB the The opinion ol the coroner, A. IS. Humphries, is lhal Tomasky was ildiug ivilli his heart down, in order tn cycle against the wind io heller advantage, thai the wind carried the ioutid ol Ifcc approaching engine in the opposite direction, and thai there j DECLARES N. W. ROWELL WHEN compact rods clayey s'Jftsoll capKlary feeds planl af- n the- surface. With ihls In a line of exptrlinentatlo-'i wsv tflarled ioine hall dozeu ycirs a so. The feasibility Of -ro-A-ltig corn early luvestlfattd and sluco the first I has teea a Bucctts. This hoi dry has one arjvati- Uge In the length o' the ero.Ung sta- on. lu nhh SaskatcLe wan and the oilier pt-ctlons of Allitr- la. wcrk Jn the Modlc-Ine Hal dletrlcl lu ilie sprlnp, and fali frosh pospone their by full inn days, ii moisture req-jlreinents could be supplied It evident that combination of rich soll. Ions sea- son and hoi webtber could be mined to account In corn production.. Ei- peclacToDi nave bc-en fully-reallied as fodder.haB fceeo SP over ten high and BeeJ has aleo boc-n ripened F'JCCesBfuily. In 1913 the corn was cut down by a bait Blorru In June j but Immediately l growth, and when I visited "The iluiigaTow" on September sixth, had allalned a height of eight feel and was turning color. The varlely fristn Is Long- felloe. Picking ears at random In passing through, several were flfied well, having grown to a length of over ten Inches from bull to Up. A half slreteb ot corn Is a rar- ity lu Western Canada and the fact that It has grown under Ihe E ov- ter Ihe element', IIRTS to wllhcr up lite- The surface soil Is well adapted to tho formation of an efficient inulch. CroFElng the II iw ereat condltlonE credit on the farm, and promlso of a Lrlght future as a E toe it country to awtlone. that have until growii grain eiclufihely wllli but mediocre EUCCCSE. SeTalng An Opportunity. Wlille the work in demonFtraflnp the adaptability of corn lo the was no warning given which mljhl have avcrlfd accident. Tomasky was found iying alongside tuc track, which would lead to Ihe belief lhal lie collided wilh the engine, rather than that Ibc engine struck him hcad- on. Dr. Oalhraith, who made Ihe post- mortem evamlnation, garc. evidence before '.he. jury that death had bcon due lo a fraclurc of Ihc-hasc of the skull which caused subsequent hem- orrhage. Other- witnesses were John Jaryci, who found the unfortunate man T- .1- McSulU, yafii mutec Gt Ihe mines Thos. Archibald, the en- gineer on 221; MlrM Ihe firemnrt ...Joseph' Cunningham and A. nl number 6. COMMENTING UPON EFFECT OF RECENT VOTING Located an through this reslon are the acres P! tbe a rayi berta compiDy. a concern wllli The aiidden Eo.milarlly that it hag ci- a working cnnltal up In the mllltona overtaxed ihc ?eed supply. and conceived by men with grey r0; this does cot respond readily to tcr -worlh consldpnibly more. To oae Alfalfa peed produc'.lon is not a steadfast -believer" In a specialized husIncES lhal are far from Inviting. Hut someone "ut ih a nusmcES inai Toroulo. Jan. lO.-Courleous Lnb- potentialities of Alberta can only be embarked In bv thdse few uto paid tc Sir James Whitney landscape and the a-rlcuHural prom-! sllunled Pronor climate by N. W. Howcll, K.C, as a preface IUDS the land btfd by tho company, FnSI.'prtiiSpn-.ent, capital and a certain lo his address oo various provincial issues lo the Canadian FonvanJ cluo, 13 holding a series ol- dltcua- Oi- are ad- wllh experience and foresight saw Consequently the overwhelra- COMPROMISE BETWEEN BECK AND HANNA THE TWO STRONG MEN Toronto, Jan. Star That Hon. J. J. Kov vill become the leader of Hit Ontar- slona on the different features tbe liberal platform inOntnrlo. "There 4s no doubt Lhat (LIC univer- sal feeling throughout ihc province la ono of profound regret ar.d keenest sympathy for Sir James and his fam- said-Mr. Rowefi. "O-Jr earnest hope Is Jor an early recovery from hltj'lHnefia" and a reluru lo hie dk- lltigulshed this" province." Dc-aliuif ihllli thO'lRniperaace ques- j lion, Mr. Rowell pointed out 'tliat. while are-now SQ3 muniolpali- UPS out of 835 without bars the recent voting afforded ao Illustration of the fullltty and Insufficiency of local op- tion aa a weapon for fighting tbe cviis o( tho llriuor Ira'flc. Its Insufficiency has been shown by tho practical Im- pDEsibllltj- of brining it Into force In the larger centres of population. iMr. HotvcU pointed out thai In those friacca nhero local option "wag defeated, or where. II was rocog- nlzetl a5 Inipriicllcablc to brief U into oporallon, Ifio bars aro tbc moat numerous, Iho of trio traffic most manifest, and the social end moral beyond Ihe diECDuraseraenlB of the jn? ror secj the pfcaent, combined In fancy the might unprepared and prices sieaillly of capital and the guiding hand of Ioje [jrrr.crs could not Bclei'.tlflc farm management, and wilh bc the [trice courage and energy set on foot the_ Tem'Up (o ove- one d0nar a pound, rnovemcnt which resulted In ono of! p rcdamallon Ihls conllncnl. n.f: thai conditions I lion, fojr hundred acres of tho Soulh- nnslng IhHr hopp of on the crn Alberta iand company faiin have J. n. McGregor and hla Mr. A. BuitB Ira.y year's io government forces ar.d premier, of i degradation resulting from the open Iho province during thp time Sir James Whitney will he compelled io rollllcs in ihc pursuit ot re- newed lie.ilth; is Ihc rumor which to- day goes Ihc rounds ol political cir- cles throughout the puovinre- A meet- ing ol Ihc cabincL was called yester- day, Rnrt in Ihe ]iie.ser.cc ol lion. Ur. J'oY. Hon. Vr. J. ilm.LiA, Hon. W, H. Hearst, Hon. J.is. H. Dull, -yid lion- maiij- of the- mem- Lcrs as were -it v.as dccid- bar most, prejudicial to the community and tho State. The only solution he "conFilftorod vrat a province-wide meas- ure to abolish nil and club licenc- es. "Without rlfacuBslng the merits or "demerits of, tho thrcc-flflhfl rc- concluded the speaker, "tiie recent veto la a striking ill'istra- tion of how effectively It hag acconr pllslicd the. desired by Hie liquor Inieresl.'i when H was enacted McGregor, IKc prefent Reid otop averaged Hire.; hundred pnunils Ihc company his spent mllllqni In [he acre. The varlcly sown imrcliasir.s lar.J, Ihc al nrirnm. Erery coiicelmble prccau- Glelchen anj carrylti- the watcr'over lakpn lo ktep Ihc Jlclfls free ono hundred and n'ly miles in'nl flllch from weeds, Hie grade Lo flood on the Lortb side ot brought lop marKal price. the valloy. Tlio orEnnlzntipn' of Hie Alfnlfa Is loo well known in Ihc company nnd Ihe conBlrucllon or the to require aescripllon. It has, Irrigation system aro in Ihcraselves however, somn iiEcnllar traits not so roiranccs, out our hilercsL centers rcccEnlzed (hat. mtst be con- around lUc reiuHa obtained on In rrowing a crop. The farm and tho caEh turn over that con- Imrdlcsl strains preaen-c their valu- TliKnil the men ivlth the purse-sirlnes i able characteristic in RreatCEl ile- of Ihc bargain lhal could lo slnick j greo n-hcn frown under natural con- harvest field with pitchforks throw- hg'four or five on a central one. Handling the Seed Crop. Haln in this country le a'slioclvlns Irrcfiulnrlly and mutability of natural laws it; not considered In iilannlug work. The not "nave to lay that flry "land" will yield Iho ntphrst out long, however, as the ce.ise'.eas In cow punching and riding shREs.. westerly wind would dry out tLc BOE. Tin rvf .ri'V'pn'in was llmHprl In _i._i n_i.._j... n__i ___i. i__ with N'ulure. The Pasring of the Range. Across .the river from Dow lelnnd lown, tho old rnnch lg un- dergoing ft transformation. FlftefJi years ago bfifore Ihe range "hecfime restrlcteil Its occurants were engaged j iHllona In a short, dry seflson. The Feed ripena very evenjy, EO If moisture is easily For this reason rain nicer the fleld IE lu full Llaom. or late Irrigation Is det- rimental lo the production of of tho first tuinllty. It may -he t "NATIONS OF THE WEST" WILL BE STRIKING EXPO FEATURE FranclECO. Cal.. Jan. 1 Over (he Arch ot the Setting Sun, is to surmount Ihc western (entrance to the jjreot Cosrt of the .San and Stars at Ihe Panama-Pacific International Exposition, will ba placed o sculptural reprcscntinp the ''Nations of the which will be a lo the group representing the of the over the of the Rising Sun, at the east- !ern entrance. The "Rations of the West." is Q 'composition' by three noted sculp- tors, and depicts the frrcal exploring Qplonirins races of Iho Occident Trie cenlrbl feature of the composi- tion Is an old faahioned wagon, 'drawn by a typical "prairie 1 as the Echcwner such bound ?l the century psed for their imrnipration into Ihe J-arkWesi In front of the vanon art "The Mother of eymholL7ing the matron of the cominp race, while two boys. "The Hopes of the and a female allcporic fiuure, "Enterprise" surmount Ihc AH of these fipures are by A.' Stirling Calder, nctinc chief or sculpture for llie exposition. They are mastcrpiccts, especially "Enter- winch is full of life and viper, energetic daring and ambition. The wagon and the oven ate bv Frederick G. R. Rpt'u. who also elcr.Ed the pedestrians, representing B Gorman, an Italian, an und nn Tr.tfjan Sqaaw, vivid tvpes of North Americans- l.eo Lentclti desipned the four "The Xaliona of.the Vt'csl" and Close View Latin-Americaii." equestrian fipurcs, which reprcsenl ]n crew of Spanicrds and other Latin-Arr.erican, the EnpltFh- i Europeans, sailed frcm Paloa, Spain, man, the Frenchman and the- the western conli- All ot tliesc lypea have left their Incut for Europe. The Spanish, upon America and upon {English. Ficnch, Portugese nnd American history. They arc lenders in discovery and in blazinp the way thrauph the and in navr tha seas. The Indians wore ops ich, others followed and opened up and settled the land. The enlargement of the "Nations of the'West1' from Ihe sculptors1 In America first An Italian, Chris-1 models is now in progress. The Ici'her Columbus, from Genoa, with I group in of heroic dimensions, and on a scale in keeping wilh the vast Court of the Sun and Stars which it will fsce when the exposition pal- accE arc corn pic led. BenenLh the group will be the legend by Emerson: "There is a sublime nnd friendly- Destiny by which ihe human race is gui the race never dying, the individual never results affecting masses nnd ages." The eonrcc of Tvven'jc was limited to a bunch of cattle that picked their and kept In full production. the alfalfa nt Flnnolanc hae been living over ,n eitenslve arei. With on ftnrf h_ tho Incoming homesteaders barlcd ._ ,B' wire fences called the freedom of tho 8lest Saturday Scot much Horticultural In the south It has never been uiy 'loL visit iieei CLOT, IIUKII it--a i.artprt ;oeJ plctad callkn.er, Into quMllon. Bnd Ihoy In To cnflMc lo work urn look ui. Ihe hoc: perforce Will, lhe croo WM E0wn rowa Ihrse feeL .pul. it lhe of up lu hay racks with a canvas floor ly 'worked to keep ouj weeds and con- and carried lo the allalfa huller Eel scrro the scanty supply of soll rcoli-jup ond opcralofl In the eame manner JIB a clover huller or ordinary grain separator. The threshing Is doriv 'iito lo keep Lhe precious a fin IT than Lhal al Hocolane, even in districts favoreJ by every nat- ural Indulgence.. A siaall pipe'line talcing water from Lhe farmstead tank encourages early growth, as the sources of supply la" a, well, Ue llm I tailors do not allow o.c water ap- plication in sufficient quantity lo dig- nify the system with Hie name of ir- ln neal orderly ilo bushes, drooping wilh n load ot produce, some market ripe and many others well advanced broad heans wllli a profusion po3s hiding ur.iler Uic thick onions vainly trying lo shade Ihclr fnl anil ruilily bodies been a glowing success in Ihlg COUH- Adam Heck is the popular figure and il'.e prohnblc nominee of a largo sec- tion of the. On Ihc other hand, Hon. W. J. llanna has hccn imrlcr- sludyinf; rclc for some lime, anrl lias won -favor to himself hy his prl- icfonn work, anJ cRnil to follou- 1 ihc conslruclivc jiollcy of the nnwcr J Ihe manaper lo buy every avail- able [jig In the dlsrlcL Fed on Iho grain which woirtd be otherwise sold for atouL a cenl a pound, Kroimdert hopes are entertained, that these porfcors 'n-ill net a haDdsine fit. A small but select, herd of nedl- grceii nerkshlres Is the latest Inno; valion. A few cholco youngslerB wilh a genuine English, brogue fn llielr speech betraying their near an- ccslry are row ready for the respon- sibilities of a family, end will spired ths l.z In Iho doctrine of the superiority of fleshy ribs and deep ham3. LIFE'S BIG ffl WHY CROWN PRINCE OF MANY WAS ATTACHED ARMY HEAD STAFF GER. TO VILLAGES BREATHE RELIEF CAMPAIGN FOR THE POOR Ivorslin, Ormnny, Jan. Inventor of Ihe ral-Lrap, klam. Llhe other well established tfaccs where horse ploMI-i therTie fnl ngood atari wna made with every OM plaM ho falls down and crop, growing It on Bummer fallow that ]ilR dtcp.r00lert objecllon to lhal rmd rccelvfrt an. (Abundance ofthoc, ,n the hbt sun for KoTc then inolslnro conserving cultivation, A al a elreleh. licallx- ducilon of Trovldence. the founder of from hay and Rccd In one season de- batable. Horticulture In an Arid Bell. .Olhcr rossibllllles of dry-farming termination lo make llie licsl of them. Ttie house (s surroundert -by a lawn cm pnlha wlioso travel beds and boulder-lined edges enjoy Iho shade aro Toienled'-a ihc wood lol Ihat Pro-! casl by sturdy little trees wilh lecla the buildings and covera twenty- branches nrrhlng overhead, rlowcr htids dol the grfen nddjnc a rlnah of Merlin, Jan. onlf are all the rumored reasons foe Ihc recall o( Ihc German Crown Princ-c from Dar.l- zig to llctlin denied, hut his Imper- ial Iliehncss in the course of an iti- lorvicw published, in the Zcilung Miltaj; today, makcn Ihc starl- MOVING PICTURE CAUSES DEATH New York, Jan. McHugh died loday at a result of a iltokc of apoplexy, which he re- ceived while walchlnn a ca-nlc moving picture. MeHLgh, the dottors tald, lajnhcd to ha-d at film thai an apoplectic jtioke came, resulting In hi: dia'ih. A commillcc the of Ihe Crown 1'rinre has npr.n'-d a llie succor of the flood sufferers, many of whom liave lost pr.icliL'iilly thcy pos- IT COSTS MONEY Jnn. annual ex- lilhlllon o' M'lnnlrra co.n the city lael ye.ir n of. JS3.SS7 mentor Ui iiiu muviein, HUM uatjiuuiio or thlrsl and ivhen Ihonsands o' acres 0( nn have pa-of never filled or else was piffled ihrough-lho neld nil Bliorl (o oil, Iho crop on well Bnrt U vould 40 turd lo nnil parcil land Bl Ronolone yielded Iwen- raucl) sg in lho ly-alx tuslicla per aero. Tho old ranch oroa has been nV.aorlied now Iiy llie Sonlh- j ihe totond year lhal a TOP rn Albo-l.i Uind company, hut under haa halli1 h1lor Mr. McOreBOr's minaKcracnl Ihc ,g ,mulren the plnnts dhodo on lo Cslnl'leh tlinra. The whole 1 windbreak la one dense maes of, Ircca shulllllp out (He sunllphl with (heir canopy of cnlalr.ca fronds. Asli elm. ami Manitoba maple are Ing but are liol such rapid emwcrs as Ihc llrat-namcd varlfjllcs. The road leading fatit from nn oasla In lho sim-biked prairie ilcserl, a vcrdanl, BCfnlcd moniinieni to the faith, Industry nnd brains of Its creator. A Slarl With LlvesloeV. Mr. McGiei'iX- lifts. stocked ua uilh a good line of gr7.dc Ilrfrlc-iua. A [mro-lircd younE bull 'of crrat son for t-lin higlicr -comnand Vi3iii.ii he: have lo assume in ose of war." The transfer ol Ihr Crown Priare io the fccr.cra! stafl was lo hayc taken r'acc last autumn, lie reyicst-cd, a jcar's of his stay at llinlzig. Tlic Crown Trir.cc said to Ihc careful culllvotlon IB producing rcsnltp calciilalcd to ro'.iso weeds, keening them In clifck so lhal ft longer time Is llncil wllli ft rtouVie raw ol and possess-silver leaf unplo which has iiroicn admlraWe ilalry lype his extension was at first cranl-cd but was withdrawn in fJeccinhfT. licllcE In lhe between cuillvnllons. A hardy. TJic procured lo Lead the was detailed lo llie general slaiT hr- mulch is maintained Ihc by these shade trees haa made cattle are kept on tbc his Majesty considered thai U has IOUK hcen apiiarcnl Ihat 'with Iwo-horsc hrel survival of.Sfoleh rlnce, hybrid on lhe banks of the l.-nmeillalclj" study how lo con- ft'ng not a orop mlafited lo this woik In two rows at n and native plums. Six l.ushola vtan river where they arc large Ijodirs of troops. 1 should climate. Somelhlruj wns !a ftcconinUehcd v'tlh apples v.-cre taken from five trees nn ubur.danrc ol good drinking in a certain IhM could bc C'.iUlvntcd during Hcctleis, and reapers 1913, Ihc tlrsi vt-nr In which oir this samo place a drove mere Iban a reilmenl." prtfn-Ing sciaon ihiii All Ihojiho crop. T.he bimclieii lefl liy the fr'.iltcd. Tilt plum also, bore havo hrrn sporllne In ryo ncwsr.aprr says tho Crown. moislurc In Uie soil lo uro too small for Eallefaclonr frull. The way U. Ti'hlch tlicv nil summer. TEie slrorig will probably visit. Africa 'ia of so Ihe Chinamen follow In Ihc ovoi !E provocntlve o! fond for baron -liogs has course ol lliis year. ;