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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 23, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, January'; 23,11)13. E SALE OF ALBERTA F TIMBER IN u. S. G0VERNMENT_WILL hold BIG sale ll\l PEND'ORIELLE county Spokane,. Jan. 22.-The largest sale or government timber ever made in the northwest will be consummated April 1, when the national forestry service wilt dispose of 267,000,000 feet of saw timber In the Kanjkau forest in Pond Oreille' county of eastern ,A\'aabi!igton to the highest bidder. At the same time there will be sold 190,-000 cedar poles. The minimum prices.that will be considered by the government for the timber vary from ?i to $6 -per thous-^inti feet, and it is estimated that the timber 'will net the government at least an average of $5 per thousand, making a total of considerably more than a million and a quarter dollars lor the lot. Bids for the lumber are being received 'by the forest supervisor at Newport, Wash., and by the district supervisor at Missoula, Mont. More than 25 different corporations have submitted applications to purchase parts, of the timber, which is located on the west branch of Priest river and along Moore's creek, covering' some 18,000 acres of land in the national forest, The sale of the timber will mean a great deal of activity in the district in the next few years, as under the terms of the sale the timber must be removed at a rate of not less than "(1,000,000 feet a year. It is expected u number of new saw mills will bo built as a result. Bidders for the timber are recurred by the government to submit with their offers a statement of the proposed means of logging and development, which will be considered in awarding the timber. A'bout 55 per cent, of the timber, or about 150,000,000 feet, is high class white pine and the balance is about equally divided between yellow pine-and Englemann spruce. Are Strongly Opposed to Spending Money on Navies -Lively Discussion at Big Convention-Tregillus is Re-Elected President (W. A. Calgary, Jan. MM'MM SHACKLETON AGAIN IN COURT AND FURTHER CHARGES LAID AGAIN8T HIM (London, Jan. 22.-F. R. Shackleton, formerly of the Dublin Herald, was. again arraigned yesterday at the Bow street police court, charged with fraudulently converting to his own use $5000 belonging to Miss Josephine Browned A second charge ' was preferred again&t hiin, accusing him with dealing similarly with $5000 ent-rusted with .him for investment by. Lord Ronald Gower, who according to counsel was / afesoluteTy/ incapable of exer-tisiug-'any "'judgment regarding his own investments. ' � Shackleton,'it is alleged, in 1910, induced-Lord Ronald to purchase 5000 shares in the City of Montevideo pub-lie works' corporation,* the result being th^t Lord .Ronald received worthless shares and. Shackleton benefitted to the extent of ,1,25,000. The hearing was. adjourned.' :r. NEW CRATER FOUND/ Guadalajara, -Hex., Jan. 22.-A new crater has formed' on Colma, which continues its violent, eruptions at intervals, forest., fires have, occurred from the. flow of the lava and crops over a wide area have been seriously damaged."'. During the nine months, April, 1 to December 81,1913, 334,083 immigrants arrived at ocean ports, and 113,798 from the United States. These figures show an increase of 14 per cent. P. Report) 22.-This.' morn lug's ession of the United -Farmers- of Alberta was- chiefly ocetiplflfl;.w1ith�t election of officers.^.T^re.wa.jf'ii tong and somewhat heated, discussion over the resolution of yes'teTday appbiutihg B. J. P'-eam honorary 'Secretary, with a seat and voice on the executive. vA delegate moved that this motion -be rescinded and this lejd to' a spirited speech from Freanf, who declared that unless there was an unanimous vote in support of yesterday's- resolution lie would resign the office of honorary secretary to which be had been .appointed. He said that he left them to form a Abetter organization '""thaii they now had. The vote was taken and was unanimous in'Tipholding'the election of Mr. Frearri to the position of honorary secretary, It was explained that exception was, not taken to Mr. Fream's election to this office on personal grounds* hut  solely on constitutional. The' election of officers has not yet 'been concluded but will be continued when the' session meets for this afternoon's work. Despite the fact that W. J',. TregUlus, who has been president of the "United Farmers of Alberta for the past yew, intimated his intention of retiring from that office at the end of the term, his mime was again put in nomination this morning and 'by a unanimous vote and amid vigorous cheering and the singing of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow," he was again elected to the position for > another term. . The chair announced, that the vote on vice-president had heen taken. The announcement of the ;result showed the election of J. Quinseyy of Barons, as first vice-president; W. &.. Henry, of Bow Island, second; Rice Sheppard, of Strathcona, third; E. Carewell, of Penhold, fourth. The directors chosen were as follows: Victoria, P. S. Austin; Strathcona, J. R. Pointer, Edmonton; Geo. Bev-Ington; Red Deer, D. Buckingham; -Calgary, H. Sorensou; Macleod, J. H. Lennox, and Medicine Hat, A. Rawlins. Following the announcement of the election of director's the fire works of the day started. � Delegate, John Campbell, of the resolutions committee, took the platfprm, and attempted to introduce a resolution touching the nayal question. He. had not proceeded further than to' state that he was asking the convention to endorse the resolution previously passed by the ' convention, of the Manitoba Grain Growers' association, when A. E. Cox, of Plncher Creek, arose to the point of order that the matter, ^ad been �'before the resolutions- committee, 'which had submitted a report-on it. - He asked that the committee's report be considered; before^ the convention' heajrd Mr. Campbell. . ' ;.J;' \ ' The chair ruled that was proper,-and the secretary!- read the' majority report, which recommended the killing of the resolution of Mr. Campbell. In support of the committer report, Mr. Cox stated that the i"!eport dealt with the naval question and the. committee had felt that not only that question, but a number of. others which had been before the)committee, and which Avlth it-h^d�; been recommended for the waste, basket ..were questions which ought not to be Intro-duced into the proceedings of the convention. ' ''. It was, decided to raa^ all. the resolutions recommended fpx. slaughter which1 was done, "after .wfiicli Mr. Mr. Campbell wasrecognized "to read a minority report.' it recommended his resolution endorsing tli.at of the Manitoba association. Mr.. Campbell read the resolutiin, and spoke in support of its adoption. Among other things, he said that Germany 'was not arming to attack Great. Britain, but, like all other nations, merely arming for defence, A (Itlegiite Kaid thai (lie strong argument of the advocates of naval preparations for. Canada was that we hud to protect our ocean commerce. "What have we got for them to destroy?" he inquired. "Nothing hut grain, and let me tell you they are more anxious to get our grain than we nro to sell it to them; there is not much danger of them wanting to destroy it." Wouldn't Steal 18 Cents Oals G. II. Lively again justified ills name, by taking the platform, and making a, most eloquent and impassioned attack on the naval contribution or any other form of naval programme. Ho declared that the naval proposition was fathered by the same people who are responsible for protection.. This provoked shouts of "Nol" when lie inquired if the delegates thought they wanted any more protection; Then he referred to the subject of protecting our commerce and inquired if the delegates thought 18 cents oats needed the protection of^a. navy? The speaker closed with a strong argument in favor of arbitration) as the right means of settling all international difficulties. As he left the platform the hall rang 'with a prodigious cheer. Chairman Cox, of the committee, attempted to answer the previous speaker. He said that the committee in recommending that it not be considered by the convention, as the members felt the question had .no place in a meeting of farmers. He said that of the five members of the committee, four had voted for the committee's recommendation. He however, was in favor of the naval programme. He did not agree, with the argument that Canada did not need a navy, and sought to demand this contention, but was howled down. G. F. Chipman, editor of-the Grain Growers' Guide, poured oil on the troubled waters. He did not attempt to disguise his position, as it was well known that he did not favor any sort of a naval programme, yet he did not propose to discuss the merits of any of 'them, and he thought, the convention would do wisely to keep a'way from a discussion of the question from a political aspect. He thought they would do best if they confined themselves to an expression of views as expressed In the resolution of the Manitoba association. There was considerable further dig; 'cusslon, hut almost wholly on the side of the resolution. When the vote was taken, Chairman TregUlus asked the. delegates to, stand. The division showed .the resolution adopted" with but twelve voting against. ~  . "And, whereas, both the Conservative and, Liberal parties in, Parliament, have each nroposed that $3o|-000,000 or more of the public reven: ues should be devoted to the construction of naval armaments, without a mandate from the people; "Therefore, be it resolved: "That this'convention of delegates,-representing 14,000 farmers of Alberta, places-itself on record as firmly opposed to any expenditure whatever of public monies for the construction of naval armaroent, but decidedly in favor of Canada [� .encouraging* to Furniture, Household Goods, High-Grade Furs, Trunks and Bags To be held at A. Southard's Residence, 120 11th St. S., Friday, Jan. 24th Commencing at 10:30 a.m., and continuing all day My complete outfit of furniture arid household goods will be sold by auction without reserve, together with the balance of my high-grade Fur Stock. Also the balance of my stock of Trunks and Bags. Here's a Few Items to be Offered For Sale:- Household Furniture Eleven-quartered oak sectional book-easels One quartered oak jardiniere stand. One mahogany Grandfather's clock, with chimes. One mahogany Regent Grafonola. One mahogany Music cabinet. Four mahogany parlor chairs. One mahogany rocker. One large quartered oak dresser with extra large mirror. One cabinet Singer sewing machine. One quartered oak Chiffonier. One quartered oak Hall chair. One . Mission oak combination library and card table. One mahogany centre- table. -One brass bed with springs. One single iron bed, A quantity of Ostermoor mattresses. Four down quilts. Two quilts One kitchen cabinet and table. One washing machine. One ironing board. A quantity of pillows. One umbrella rack. One carpet sweeper. Large quantity of cooking utensils. Ons hand-carved ebony table. One quartered oak hall table. Two large bevelled plate mirrors with gold frames. One large Green Axmipster Carpet. One large Oriental Axminster carpet. Household Goods Two bronze figures. One Indian's Head, full life size. One ladies' bust, quarter size. One lamp. A quantity of stair pads. Two singing canaries. Large quantity of rugs. Three pairs Hockey boots and skates. Large quantity of, framed pictures and large quantity of picture frames. One Norfolk Island Pine Tree. Two jardinieres and ferns, one school globe. Three sofa pillows. Dishes Two cut glass salad bowls. Three bon-bon dishes. One marmalade dish. Seven jugs. Three candle sticks. One large vase. One spoon holder. One silver nut bowl. Nine fruit dishes. t Large quantity of dishes. Silver knives, silver forks, silver spoons. Sugar bowl . Fruit knives. And many other articles too numerous  to mention. FURS Three Sable Stoles. One Sable storm collar. One Persian Lamb shawl. Two Persian Paw shawls. One Blaak Hare cape. Two Black Pony Muffs. One Seal muff. One Black Pony Motor Scarf. . Assortment of fur linings for ladies' coats. Fur collar and lapels for ladies' coat Miscellaneous Fur stoles. Assortment of Men's detachable fur collars. Three. Mink stoles. 'One Mink cape. Four,Black Fox stoles. Two Black Fox Muffs. One Ladles' Dropskin Black Muskrat Coat. Two ladles' short Near Seal Coats. Three ladles' long Near Seal' coats. Two ladies' short Blaek Astraohan Coasts. One ladies' Muskrat lined coati with Mink collar. Five, ladles' Black Pony coats, full length. , Trunks and Suit Cases A large assortment of Club Bage. English Kit bags. r Suit Cases and' Trunks. A quantity of telescopes, shawl straps ..etc. ; .. � �, Be On Hand Promptly at 10:30 FRIDAY MORNING, January 24th at A. Southard's Residence, 120.11th Street South Auctioneer, FRANK WADDINGTON A BILLION B0I.LiE QTJINTETTE -Tls seldom that five multi-millionaires forget their flnarlclaf af/aire'long enough to get together in a rpw, -to talk social'service'affairs and get their photograph taken, TJip above ,i� a picture of the meeting in thevCity Hal> New York, of the committeeon arrangements for the three"hundredth .anniversary celebration of the first white settlement In Manhattan. Frorn left to right-foreground^, A.'C. Smith, Whitney Warren, Doctor James Hale H K. Meyers and.Vincent Asto?: ' - - - . > - - ., ' the utmost the movement towards international peace and ..disarmament, and .the settlement of international difference by. arbitration; i>?"And. furthei*, this convention is strongly of the opinion1 that Parliament is,not justified In- making any further move on the naval question until the same has been submitted to an actual relercndum of the people." , v COWLEY " V CovyRv, Jan, S.I.-H. W/ Pettit and D. U. ^Iclvor were _ in Calgary last week _o!)\behalf of the 'council of the village wfeh regards the water question for 19.^3. They met tuo government commissioners and secured the privilege to itake water from section 17, townBliip iff, range 1 on the south past quarter. f-TtuB land is the property of P. i^rtler, who has in past, years forbid tpe town from taking water lrom use spring in question. The couuqU is\' now armed with all necessary articles to obtain tho 'water, an dwilLstart nt ouce to Instal a complete -wat^r sylitcm. The system of tho Municipal Water anil Light Co. of .Plncher' Creek (that is- now installed will, b&, done ;a(wuv with. The netw council deserve credit for their early action in the matter. The i. O. O. F. ball held in the opera house last Friday evening was a decided success and will take a long time to 'be equalled. The Pincher Creek orchestra was in attendance and gave every satisfaction. W. C, Robinson made a business trip to towns in the Pass on Tuesday and Wednesday. H.-'V. Miles, left this week for Hamilton where he hopes to find relief from his. duties for a short time. Mr. Miles will be heartily, missed* by his many friends but they all ;wish him a good time on his well earned vacation. Miss Christie Shepherd of BlaiT-more was a visitor a� the ball Friday evening. ��  Mr, and Mrs. Harry A. Gumj of North lrork have taken up residence. In town. Harry, is open for all kinds of team work teonrraicts. W. B. Tustlan will erect a bhtck-smttli shop on bis property here in connection with Ills, carpenter repair Lshop. ..The ' blacksmith department will be under the charge of his brother, Fred Tustlan. It is expected to be toady  for business on March 1st... For the past year Fred Tustian has been in the employ of, Edward Grove in the latter's shop, but-was relieved on Saturday last, BIG CONVENTS OF IMPORTANT . ANNOl/NCEMENTS WILL BE MADE. AT CONVENTION IN EDMONTON;;., / Edmonton, Jan/ ^.---Legislation necessary to meet tbje" >demandsof education and the' rapidly * btiangiu& oond'itjons m this, province :wiu>\tb9 outlined by Hon;,'J. R. Boyle, miniate* of education; . at .the s- seventh � 4nnu^i convention.of the iProvihcl^l'ABspola^ tion of School iTm6te.08 in Edmbuton, January .20' and^SO; It' is. :?;ekp�ct^d {here, will be, 400 delegate* in attendance. Tt O.King; ,vicei;prfisider|t;-'will preside, addresses of ^welcome 'being ah'on" by Mayor William Short and; 3 W. Ramsay, chairman of the sch'oc^'-'. board. J. S, Jordan, 'superintendent, of the Vancouver schools, will Tepre; sent.British Columbia. , Among the speakers will be Miss. Roberta MacAdams, .supervisor of household science in the Edmonton city  schools, whose theme is "The Possibilities of a UsefulType of Domestic Science Teaching in Country Schools"; R. B. dhadwick, superintendent of delinquent children in Ali berta, ''The Teacher on the.School Lot?;, G. E. Carruthers of Lacombe;; and * S. Williams of Cardston,' "Th� ; Small High' School"; Dr. Tory, president of the Alberta Un!ver$ity, J'Th'e ; Best Means of Realizing a Scheme" ol Technical Education, Including Bqtti Gity and Country Interests." ;- SuperJfttendent Mogalg ot th,e <$y, schools-announces tbat ajddres.ges, ^J|i � be maO� ^ Other iitytofY' W : pvonjin.ent in the wort Wro�Sia�t \ province. The' Edniotyfba'' bqsl^^ i education^will entertafn (He.aetej^W' I at a concert in the high scsho^J autw i torium the evening''o'f January \M' ' �when Dr. Tory will sp