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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 18, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TWELVE PAGES Lediliririge, Alberta. Saturday, January IS, 1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 32 TOWNS Will NOT I THE DUKE AND PRINCESS PAT RESIDE CLOSE TO ROYAL VICTORIA, HOSPITAL His Royal Highness, the Duke of Con naught and Princess Patricia are the guests in Montreal of Sir Mon-ta� ,; and Lady Allan. They are staying at Ravenscrag, the Allan residence, the grounds of which adjoin the Royal Victoria Hospital, where che Duchess is seriously " with peritonitis. O- Magrat^Opposed and Others M188 wilkes- stable burned are Consequently Unable to do Anything (Special to'The Herald) Magrath, Jan. 18.-Magrath Agricultural Society will write the Leth-bridge . Exhibition Board that' they have, clodded not to accept the offer of tl.". Lethbridgo association to amalgamate the four fairs of the south in one big fair to be held In Leth-bridge. A deputation waited on Hon. Duncan Marhhall last night, and discussed the proposition with him, after Which they arrived at their decision. The Cardston delegation .also waited on the Minister of Agriculture on �. similar mission, and urged adopting the proposed amalgamation scheme, but O'Ains to the refusal of Magrath to join, it is hardly likely that; they will do anything further in the matter, It seemed to he the feeling of the meeting that the time was- not yet ripe for amalgamation, and there Gait, Ont., Jan. 18.-Fire last night destroyed one of the 'big ' modern barns belonging to Mies Katharine L. Wilkes, at Blair, near here. In the barn were seventy-five horses, some of, the most va2uable,.of the famous Wilkes string. Fortunately the fire was discovered in time and the horses wore rescued. The loss which will be heavy, is covered by Insurance. BOUGHT OVER TWO SECTIONS OF LAND Washington people have had their attention turned to Alberta \ery forcibly within the past year, and thousands of the province's new settlers have come from', the coast state. A deal has just been closed whereby the Magrath district will receive two new families in the. spring,- James Minion and son, of Antone, Wash,, have- purchased all bf; sections, oiie �will hardly be anything done for a aJ1(i two and part or. three, ten and few years to come. eleven in towrfship 6, range 23, five A packed house greeted the Hon. miles northwest of Maprath. The pur-,3/1 r. Marshall on his visit in connec- chase price was $03,915 or $45 per lion with the agricultural school. The Itall was packed to the doors to hear the visiting speakers,, and the meeting 'was the best held in Magrath for acre. The deal was put through by O. T. Lathrop, who takes a 400-acre farm at Assotin, Wash., valued at $20,000 in part payment. Mr'. Mln- refuses t yield \ .. . xcrianople London, "Jan. 18.-The Ottoman government's reply to the Notc of tile European Powers, hich was presented to the Porte by the ambassadors at Constantinople yesterday, 'will be a refusal to yield the fortress of Adrianople. and the adjoining territory to the Balkan allies, according to a private" despatch received in London this afternoon from the Turkish capital; 'some time. Various phases of agri* ion ,ind son, with their families, will culture were dealt with by the speak- como to Alberta about' Feb. 15.. era, the whole tenor of their remarks j__ .'� ; - being an urgent ajjpeal to the farm- [ ' �'"' ~~' ors to follow mixed farming pursuits i'or the behef it, or themselves and the whole province. Addresses were made .by both Hon, Duncan Marshall and George H;tr-court, deputy minister of agriculture, who expressed their appreciation of the interest of the fanners of the Magrath district, who have turned out in such large numberd to attend the school. , . Mr. MelCenney ami O. W. Heather-ahaw also spoke briefly. During the evening a fine musical programme �was; rendered by the townspeople. ., BY SHOW WILL BE TAKE OFF - ON THE LETHBRIDGE EXF Boys are Having Fine Time Preparing Whole Bunches of 'for'the Visitors at Their Big Show - Will Have All the Features-rSeen at the Great Southern Alberta Event L BE A NRUSH OF SETTLERS HON, DUNCAN MARSHALL AND HIS DEPUTY TALK OF*THE PROSPECTS Both optimistic for the best year and the greatest immigration in the history ot the province, Hon. Duncan Marshall, minister, of agriculture and Hon.. Geo. Harcourt, deputy minister, passed, trough-the city yesterday af-te:(hoG; #%Jn route for Magrath to attend u meeting there Last night in connection with the short course agricultural school. While neither of the.rn -would elaborate on the new plan to increase immigration as -proposed by Premier Sifton .sjmce his; return from England, both expressed-the opinion that the number ot new settlers from both the old .country and the United States would beat out the record s:t in 1912. "The influx to the north of the province this coining summer wijl'.bo abnormally,, heavy, I thnk," saitf-Mr. Harcourt. ; "This mav be.accounted lor bv the fact that the north country is where free homesteads are to be found, and' it is only ndtiral tD expect thorn* to. be the great drawing card. However, I look for an increase in all parts ol the provaice." Mr. Harcourt was very pleased with the reports oT.the ,iar;o attendance at the short course school, and stat-r cd; that the farmers. of the Magrath district' were, always .keen to better their tarmui'-;vmethods through the instruction such: schools ofier. ,.�''� Hou.:YM�r;^ MarshalLm spoa-'ing-� of the Olaresholnt : Demonstration ' farm; Maid that: they- were carrying on feeding experiments there' antln. this w.m-rer, andvhave 80 steers in their eoi-rals -These experiments are being watched closely by the farmers of that district, am) Mr- Marshall'thinks1 that mixed tanning/ is. being given a (treat impetus'all, over the south, by the Clarcsholm farm. / Both gcntlcnien for MagMth by Motor, LCturniufi^tbis forenoon Att�assdolatiqn of .hobbyen-thvisfa'Bts was organized recently at the Y: M. C. A. The object of'this association is to educate the youth of Lpthbridge to the hobby 'idea. In view of this object there has.. been planned 'a Boys'_ Hobby Show, wh'ich ,w)ll take place" next Thursday,' Friday a"nd>!Sat-urday, at the Y. M..C. A. ' ; The plan of the show i'isHery unique. A miniature exposition, as a take-off on the Lethbridge-Fair, has been outlined. A regular board of managers was chosen; and ^each?, boy was given a definite department .to superintend. An executive^ cormAittee with.Mr. W. D. L. .Hardte, aSs honorary president of the Boys' Holsby Association; Mr. Wm. Bailie, president; Mr. F. S. Filmer, vice-president;.'Mr. Earle Roberts, secretary; Mr. J; S. Wright, treasurer, and V.�'-�11, Gllinore, as manager of exhibits, have 'been working for the past mouth on tne general plan of the show. . . The board of managers is composed of the following boys: .....- Manual TrainingBxhlbltr^Harv.ey Schweitzer and Waiter. Fendle; Electrical and Mechanical Bxhibit^-Jock Waddell and Marcus Dunsworth. Photography Exhibit-Willis Harrison and Edward -Patteson, Art and Poster ':. Exhibit-Philip West and Lewis Cascaden. -""..� Boys' Collection 'Exhibit-Walter Dodman and Oharles Fulle>-ton." ' Refreshment Booth-Will Simpson and Will Frame.  Midway Privileges-Clarence Sherlock and Campbell Aird. Main Side Show-Wilfred Mutiny and George McKillop. : � 1 "Giggle Alley" Gnllery^-Mtlliard Robinson and Joe Gillespie.  Pet Animal Show-Hazel Wallace and Fulton Iionnell. C. c *> > > > *> > > SAILOR PRINCE TO > VISIT WEST INDIES berf, King GuoiKe's second > > son, yesterday joined the cad- et training ship Cumberland, which sails today for a si::- mnohts' cruise, which will in- > elude the Wtsi. Indies. > CRUCIAL WEEK FIVE FAMILIES REPRESENT 80 PLE jTOWNSHIP NEAR MILK river | SETS A RECORD WHICH SHOULD STAND Nat^toriuhi, Show-Gordon 'Campbell and Gale Mrjka'in. � Advertising-Fraser McAdam and Ross Sloan. :�' � : Tickets-Henry Johnson and Percy Morris. Every bit of available floor space in the Y. M. C. A. will be utilized for exhibition purposes and for the sideshow attractions. The whole building will be turned into a regular exposition and amusement park. Admittance to the exposition grounds will be through the main dcors of the Y. M. C. A. on the west. A small general admission fee will; 'be charged for entrance to the main exposition hall, which will contain, the exhibits of boys' hobbies. From the number of entries that have been made and by the enthusiasm ' being displayed among the t>oys, everything /points toward a very large and interesting collection of hobbies. There have been no definite specifications as to what boys can enter.: The whole id6a is for the following exhibits: ,' (Continued on page S). IS ON TilRPJi President Elect of the'.Sosrjd. z.*$"}'.~ ^, "T r TEACHERS AND MISSIONARIES ARE FLEEING FOR THEIR LIVES 1 .-V-:-; Seward, Alaska, Jan. 18.-The Indians are on the warpath, and the school teachers arid missionaries at Tyonik and Feluga, on the const of Cook's Inlet, have fled for the r lives: This startling statement was mads here by \\. A. Vinal,.United States commissioner and recorder atOphir; head of the Inaclca river, who is' accompanied iiy his wife', and F. A" i Twitchell, ol Tacoma, who ha/c : reached this point from the interior, if According to their story lrof.: Cooper and Mrs. Cooper, the n-ovcrn-1 inent school teachers at Tyonik. de-sorted the school and fled for their, lives, to Susitna, eighty miles dist--ant. They started out in uhe face of a blinding blizzard and were escort-�.ed part of the way by the Vinal'party, who do not; know, however, that they reached the::; destination.  ' The teachers were warned by some of the pupils that the natives were -planning to kill them and plunder thff ;School. The .school,, a.t Beluga vas'- aX-. :SO deserted. , ,.; ... ..... i; A posse headed by Deputy Marshal Van? ,has set out -for -the scene of: tlie disorder, but terrific gales are [flowing m the,section.and' ittnav-be -uiiiv L.i..; in.f_.rc "^.rd '"on; chair unconscipus.  1 Apparently fully cogmVaut of what; -� he had done, the old man � went to. . iiis room, penned a farewell letter and-; 'killed himself with a razor. �<..��/ Soon after the wife recovered- con*' sciousness and struggled to the-door; and out into the street, calling for1 help. Help came from the post office,,' /on the opposite side of the road anil the tragedy was first revealed. Ib.; took place yesterday afternoon.- �- Wm. Gauthier was a farmervaagedl-;1 6S years, tho last twentyk years 'oi . -which were.spent oh the six-acrB;f�rj!i) < abutting -the main street atfcQrie'n'V', K's 54 years old and-itbefeT:; �are- five bovs and three girls; t The condition ol Mrs.. 'Gauthier'"is;; vory serious. The bloy,r on"thejto'p'(6$ the head fractures the '.skull 3}ofte$'�nit\ tlie blow on the forehead 4r%etut�ifl�'' the frontal bone, ' ' } ''^ a. VIce-Presldent-l i. I NEW YORK TRADE SENDING WORK TO CHICAGO-PRO "' TEST IS ENTERED ' v Chicago. 111., Jan. 8.-Forty ,tlio,usftlj!�;-j and Chicago Garment Wqrkers^m^^r'.'' be called out on strike nex,t, v yyeeK1- "'-.Ij in sympathy .vith the' NeWf^&F- /' workers. Officials ol the 'nnitmGa.?-" �ment Workers are . 1 �o 1 in, c 3 covered ; that- easteri 11 mm ictire i ;are sending, :ordetsilu ro to ^bg^Qr^U^,. j ,They ossert'that^nuless E.^ipn^Uij- *ciE ^ ! goods is' stopped; at once, ,-v ' poniViU �strike wilLibeiorderE I n iU ti e^png*. cpntrolled by the;iFtapIoJ^fs^(,^ktfcT- t', atibn. .(\ <* r,4,�"fA � Thomas T ^i,c^eit, ^prpgi^rilc^^t,^ the Unltedi/G;4riiit''i{ Wor ui, itftel\*i r in .charge.'^.Qf'Vjtli NeV/'itopc ^^fft!'^' $1 telegiaphed local l^u iflUsldlJfe'Jrt* Jt; 1 8088 ;