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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 19, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 191 I PRICE-FIVE CENTS NUMBER :i2 MEN BACK TO S CIIY Sil' James Whitney \o\v ill (lie Toriilo (ieneral ITospital l)oit 'niglit from the liotel ill \e\v York, and transferred to the New VorU Central (rain for 'I'oroulo. Tlis move v.as rendered iio?-Kiblo by two days of continuous im-jirovoment in the patient's, condition, though the clianBc came aa -a. com-idete snrprise. Thirty-five niinntos beliind schedule lime, Iho train vrhich carried in the Ontario ,s;overnment's private car, Sir .'laine.s, arrived nt the Union station tliis morning, and in a very quiet and ordeily manner the sick J'reniier v:n.s transferred to an enier.ccncy ambu-Jaacc. and lalien to the General hos-I'ital. Jir. |!^-ne. in'.medialely after t!�e safe transfer of the Premier to the nmbnUmcP, made the annonncenient to the nress that Sir .lamos iiad stood the jonrney as well as could ho ex-jiecled, and that was (.mite satisfied with tlie change to liis home city, JTo added that the Premier is still in a inuKh-weai;encd ooudilioii. and that ihey took the risk of, the jountey. owing to Sir Jfinies' great anxiety to ha �Imck in Toronto, where lie could feel that more of his friends were close 10 liiin. "We made up our minds iiuite suddenly to have the Premier brought �Imck, " ho .stated. "It iiad apparently lieen on the Premier's mind for some days, aud it seemed to bo troubling ]iiiii so mucli to tliink that he was in �iie;iiher - I ior Grenvillc in tli- Ontario lej^isla- Kbhlh 1 .XNClli : vative politics in Albcria. having coi: ____________ I fested the >,'-Urathcona di,sr.ri > ? : ? ? : > BEEN CALLED GHER Lethbridge to Aldersyde, ill miles. ; Rev. Dr. Wardrope, Oldest Pres- This makes - *"*'>i "-"i"- � AI I0.no o'clock, was arrested as an accomplice, and shortly after, J. Buxton, ex-secretarv (Continued on page ti). byterian Minister in Canada is Dead lElllllM TO GE LEADER S Famous "Three Acres and Cow" Policy Statesman Quits Public Life house is to he erected at Retlaw dur- ! ing the coming suinmer, and that,' work from that point to Kipp will he prosecuted so that the Kipp-Suf-field line will be nearly finished before the snow Hies next winter. The line from Retlaw to Blaekie on the -�Mdersyde branch will also be constructed, there being about 20 miles ot the grade west of Retlaw completed at present. A pile of 150,000 ties, which will build about -10 miles of track, are being unloaded at ReVlaw this winter. O'BRIEN RESIGNS TO TEST SENTIMENT Dublin, Jan. IS.-Some excitement flas been created in the political world through libe resignation of Wil-Jiam 0'l!r!(wi, anti-Kedniotiil, as member for t'ork. lie will run again in order lo lest Irish .sentiment on home rule. NO DOUBT ABOUT IT BUT THE TIME IS YET UNCERTAIN (Special to The Herald) Ottawa, .lun. 19.--'ITiat Lethbridge has tho promise ot an internal stor-aso elevator may be taken without a iiuestion. H is underptood from good authority tluit the Lethbridge members of tho -Alberta Conservative delegation who waited on tho members of the Bordei! Cibinet here l?vst week, were given that promise. Whether it will be built thJs coniliiK summer or not depends on the estimates which will be tabled this session, ff there is nil appropriation, it will be built, starting' in tlio spring. If, liowevei', no provision is made for it, it will liaA'o to wait for another year, llaw-ovfef, it would seem that l,6thbridge may feel secure that the elevator for Southeni A';berta grain will be located in lluit city when it fs built. Loudou, Jan. 19.-The Right Hon. .Tesse CoUings. who from a laborer's cottage in Devonshire, rose to be a member ot the icing's Privy Council, has decided to follow into retirement his leader. Joseph Chamberlain, who a few days ago atinounced that he was about to give up political life. Mr. CoUings, who is 83 years old, said today that he would not at the SCHMIDT'S SECOND M HAS STARTED BOGUS PRIEST WHO KILLED ANNA AUMULUER WILL PLEAD INSANITY .New ^�o^k, Jan. 19.-The second trial oi Hans. Schmidt for the murder of Anna .AumuUer, began today before .lustice Davis, in the supreme court. As in the first trial, which ended with a disagreement on December Montreal. Jan. IS.-Rev. Dr. Thomas Wardrojie, (lie oldest Presbyterian minister in Canada, is dead, lie wa.s an ex--Moderator of (he General .Assembly. Dr. Wardrope entered the ministry in Bytowu, now Ottawa in 1845. He was for some years master of tlie Dal-hoiisie district grammar school there, and liaving finished his course at Queen's University, was ordained on August lo, 184,"), and 'was tlie minister ot the first Free Presbyterian church in Bytowii. now Knox church. Tho venerable minister attended the jubilee celebration of the congregation several years ago. It is a matter ot Interest that his ordination took place ill the Methodist church at Bylown. tho Presbyterian sinicturs not being (|uite completed. Fi-ora Ottawa. Dr. Wardrope went to Clialmers' church. Guelnh, where be remained tor nearly forty years, lie was over ninety years of. age. Professor Alexander of the Cniver-sity of Alberta is a grand.�ion, and Mrs. (Rev.) Colin Canipbell of Kdmon-toii a grand daughter. 1- ') 111' :uiiiiiiil i'l jjDi'l (it Mf. .1(jsi'))1i I'. 'rriK'y. i ('.(iminci't'c 'ind M;miil;n.'liif('S. wns stili'iiiltcd , ini.ssiuntTN III Unit' iinrlint; litis im ifiiiiiL;. 'I riijldw.s: T(i tlu' Mtiyof itnd ly tttlcnlion lias been given to Extension of mail senice Rural mail delivery The Postal Library The location of Interior Terminal Elevators The projects of the Board of Trade The Agricultural Society The schools cic. III piirsnif of my duties I have visited Montreal Ottawa 'I'oronto Chica.go Winnipeg Cal,gaiw Ednionlon Fornie Vancouver Victoria and ;i nnmbcr of smaller lo\vns in this vicinilv. COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRESS Negotiations have been pending witli the C P R for a co-oi)crating plan wliereby the location of industries may proceed will) facility and lo mutual advanta,ge. The 1-lail-wtiy Cominmy owns about 20% of the area within the City Limits. It is desirable that ti policy of development .sliall be defined and agreed upon to cover a period of year.s" develop-. !ne,pt.,. .S|ichjii:itvj^^ not only for satisfactory factory site location but also foreconohiictiT aiffFsj-sleinafic (�xlen,sion of pnldic iniproveincnts and the municipal utilities. I lio])e lo ie|K)i-t shortly to the Council on this matter. .\. lease of the vacant building on ;5rd Street once used fur u market \\as negotiated for three years from September 10 191,". with the approval of the Council. Tiie vacant property formerly known as the Woollen Mills was converted into a Ready-made Factory and ti renltil ]jlan devised with the ai)i)roval of the t^ouneil. The ground lloor of this building is occupied by the City Stores the second floor by the Hichardson Scale (company of Canada Limited. The tliird tind fourth floors are ntnv subject lo correspondence Nvhicb it is hopetl will shortly provide tenants for same. This property promises to return a good income in the future. Natural gas service has been extended to this building :md ne.gotialions for a railroad track are pending. (Continued on page 5). N01 MUCH DOUBT USTICE IVES LETHBRIDGE WILL BE GIVEN A MEMBER LETHBRIDGE LAWYER ALMOST ' NEW ELECTORAL HIDING IS TO SURE TO BE APPOINTED BE NAMED AFTER THIS TO SUPREME COURT CITY (Special to The Herald) i (Special to The Herald) Ottawa. .Ian. i;i.-The appointment i Ottawa. .Ian. l.ll.-There will be a of W. C. Ives as a Supreme Court \ seat for Lethbridge City and sur-jiidRc. is considered as a certainty in i rounding district in the next Federal i;olitical circles here. .f. D. .Hyndniau iegislaturo to be kiitfwu as the r.^eth-of Kdmunton is also another certain bridge coustitueney. The present ;ippoiiitiiient. It is uiiclerstood,. how- I Medicine Hat constituency, one ot FATAL EXPLOSION Nnpauoe, Ont., .Ian. 19.-Uanlel Urant, an Indian, was killed by explosion ill tho Desoronto powder works. 29, insanity will be Schinidt's de-next election renew his candidacy for fense. the Brodesley division of Birmingham ' which ho has represented since I89i;. The aged statesman has always been greatly interested in popular ed-ucation. His study of the school system of the United States led him iii 1S68 to publish a remarkable pamphlet which did mucli toward the ilnlroduc-tion of compulsory free education in Kngland in 1870. Mr. CoUings' political' career has been prinolpally occupied with the welfare of the agrieuitural laborer, liis act for the provision of small allotments of land for farm-workers was passcid by parliament after repeated defeats and has been of the greatest' benefit of the i:tritisli rural workmen. Mr. ColUugs' scheme in this enactment was popularly summed uj) in the slogan "three acres and a cow.'' Always a strong Riidical in politics, Mr. CoUings followed .Joseph Chamberlain into tho irnionlst ranks on tho MUEHFELD WENT TO DEATH SMILING NEW YORK THUG WHO MURDER. ED SALOONKEEPER PAID PENALTY TODAY Ossinini;. N. V-,. Jan. II).-Ii'rank Wtiehlfeld, alias ''the Kid", went smilingly to his death in the electric i chuif for the murder ot Patrick : Burns, in -N'ew York City, two-years ago. "Big Bill" Lingley, MiiehlfohUs pal, was executed on May ,5. Both Ling-Icy and MuehlEeld leit statements ab- � '.Mr. J. i). Migiiibotluini. speaking ' Dr. Wardroiie today, said hw one of the most saintly men in the ;'li!ii'cli. Me was a man of beautiful spirit, al-v.'ays optimistic tmd clieerl'u';. and was sreatly loved by bis iieople. Mr. Iliginbotham had a letter from his former pastor at Christmas, and it re. vealed tlie sam;- Dr. Wardrope he had known in youii.ger days. I'xcr tiiut .lames .\liiir. K.C.. of Cal-fxiivy. will liUel: rer-eive the apjioiut-nifiit as the third Supreme Court judKe. in.sfead of M. .S. .McCarthy, mentioned in Uie early despatches. NEWSPAPER MAN TO Uttawa, Jan. 17.-tt is stated that an order-in-council will be passed perhaps at thi's al'ternoon's sitting of the cabinet, appointing Major Frederick C. Hamilton, the well known Ottawa press conespoudent, to the assistant coniptrollcrship of the |{ov-al -North West Mouute