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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta IV. Saliinlsiy, July Number 174. CIVIC WORK IN FULL SWING NEXT Mayor Adams Reviews Problems of the Council Luck Turns Outlines the Work That Wilhbe Undertaken at Once Everywhere, on tho streets nnd in tho stores and oflices, these days, .the question is beiny usked: la I he city going to do this year? They were" voted half a mil- lion dollars for public Improvements" nearly.; two months ago, but they do not seem lo have doiis anything yet.; When .are they going to start, how much are they going to get done this J.u'st tcrget-a satisfactory answer to Hits th.fi Herald called on Mayor Adams this morning, and ask- nl him for a statement of the facts lo pass along to Us readers, and ;.ho insvver seems to meet the question (airly: "You may be he1 said, "that, there is not a man in the city who has n greater desire to get this work done, and done well, than I. To me the one sure way to build up" a city and put it upon a' progrensive basis, Is to keep ;your public utilities and Improvements'up to-the mark. Thnt Is what we are trying to do, and what we will do in Lethbridge. 'But this spring we have not-made as good progress as we had expected. Nothing to break light foi Ub, and in tpite of the strenuous cf forts., of the council, the work never finemed to get started All wintei we lifld thiee or tour committee meet waek and phimed tljing lift far ka ire could see so th n hate the best as municipal irapi ementa it ever had. Unfereteen Event! Then things began to happen over which we had no control, and the last two months there seems to have oeen nothing done. First there was a delay, in getting out plans and es Uinates for the work to He done and the on 'the money bvlaws w.is ho d up in conse nience The loss of our city .engineer following Ihnt put .us in a serious position and you know what trouble we have had since gel. ting a, heart for the department De- I occTSioned in otdenna; cr pipe and other material, so that up to the present time very little, ;ip- -parently, has been rtohp 'But; luck has turned at last, and I think lam .safe in say i nig tliiit work will be in full swing next week 'Our material is arriving dally, and has all been ordered. Severn! cars of.sewer pipe have already como in and is, being distributed HO as to be 'on the ground when ready. A test was made yesterday of the-cement, nnd it is ready for use. N. K. Boyd, who lias the.contract for the storm sewer .system his trench- and II be able to go it he uork in shape. He has already started at tlio corner of Redpath and on the outlet for the storm system." This outlet, was leli i him-hy contract for ami will 3 placed 'in the coulee at the foot -trect V lian out fit pets started tn properh there will be the i nh In in the of I c'hrri Ife The do nat to bo ]iul drep and with 1 is (tcnrli machinea, .hr. BhouUl make rapid 6prog ess f This Vwr'i.Work j 'Xpw, as regards whn{ is toing to done this year ,you-may be sure lint we to (jet as much done as po sible The No 3 sewei besn a big undcrtaj.lng, but ft J will be -completed within a month or r weeks, and North LrtlhfcrJdge will 'he connected up with the vewer .The sidewalks, will be ruBfeed to completion; many of them in shape for the cement we l-avo wnltlnz for. Vill hp dona principally and the Queen In but wfll further out vlnnti ilrtady yratM- Tbere Knot iMRt doubt.. >but what ffk wjll all be mimmer, will tfo Wi to id ARCHBISHOP FARLEY Of New York, who celebrated his 41st year In priesthood.on June 1V RAYMOND'S TAX RATE FIXED I Town Council Decides to Change the Fire Limits (Special to The Herald.) i Raymond, July regulai meeting of the Town Council was I held in the Council Chnmher Thurs- day evening of this "week Business of considerable importance was trans acredi There were present Mayor .Councillors Allan, Fox, -Me- Dutfle Gil d uid Rolf son Solicitor Laurie of Cardston and Gray, con tractor of Minneapolis I lie innin biiblneBS was stnUnj, the lav late 'A baBia-'of '12.0G tax-and I 0-t mills foi uas Hirhed at II A by was pissed changing the tire limits. It was manifest that a portion 'of the outlying part of the business section was noL'bcing built upon and in order Induce the building of residences in these quar ters the -by-law was passed. It nC- 'fects 2 1-3 blocks on the "'south of town, a row of-lots bh west'side of Blocks 4 aml-5. Blocks. 21- and 22, a row on west of 7 and'.S, tots 4 and n, in Block 13. and 15 and lli in Block 14. A second by-law authorized the borrowing oE from the Bank of Montreal to defray expenses of the waterworks extension. It was decided to construct a dam and reservoir at the Spring 2 1 miles south'of town, .to store water for emergency seasons. This dam will probably cost STRIKER'S WIVES PARADE STREETS London. July -there' has I ecu i g) idu U ement in the outlook foi s cessation of b np- pink strike ilinrc we're, no .de- velopments today except.that of the settlement snbitct to the approval ot Hie Bh'ikcra, .between the- dockers and (he of the Manchester Ship Canal ference that has hccn-'.in progress fpr thirty dHTE.at Manchaster between board of trade and 'reprcs'eiila- tlves of the strikers has. piilted in an agreement. Two ,lhpu- stind with children clinging to the r skirts paraded through Manchester 'and Salford, making a" collection from -the chari- table public. They presented a- pa- thetic spectacle. YEAR'S SENTENCE FOR TUCKER Caigary, July being, absent without leave whily in chargo ot n, condemned prisoner, Sergt. 'iTncfcer." of Calgary, has been sentenced one year's Iniprlsonraent. Ho will icrve hln term of oonflnoirient-- In the Mounted m" NOMtWATIONS Torgnto. July l.-r-Xorth Groj- Ijlb- noralnalnl F. W. llirrlMti, ex-mayor of Owan .Soiind. for the Commons, and HaMltnahd. Uberali nomlnttwl Ji.. F. Miller. Tho lattw WM two wwki. lo ATTA1R Splendid Attraction Has Been Arranged for Fall Exhibition The secretary of the Lctlibrldge Exhibition lius just closed a contract- for iho exhibition of the only offi- cial sot of Coronation pictures in bcrla. These pictures will >be shown 'on an immense screen by an eBpecially powerful machine each evening at uie exhibition hero. Being shown on a much larger screen than can be used in a theatre the plct.iiree are. shown full life size and are all good portraits, the one showing the King and Queen in the state coach being especially fine. This contract Involves the expen- diture of a large amount of money but is along the line that is being followed' this year-by the directors in their endeavors to have this year's exhibition exceed anything that has been before attempted in Southern Al- bert a. These pictures will be shown over the platform in front of'the grand stand each evening without extra charge. SUDDEN DEATH OF A BARTENDER Jjyihg in a pool'of his own blood, Robert Gilbert was found this morn- ing in an unconscious state in the Windsor Hotel- The ambulance :wab- hurriedly colled, and the sick ,inau rushed to the Gait, hospital bnU.ex d befoie anything could be done For him? The Uccensc'd man was a bartender at the Windsor, ''where: be ias in-'.thtit -capacitj 'or. the pasi three months. He Was troubled with varicose veins, and one of these burst, death-resulting from OBS of blood thus sustained. Ue was a young man, recently eaves his wife to mourn his loss.'The lody was taken in charge by Under taker T. S. Fe'tterly, but funeral ar- ingementa liavc not vet been com plctcd. ABOUT Tit CORONATION -H Faithful and Well Written Descriptions in To- day's, Herald SemeVtJme prior to the tion The Herald made arrange- 'with Publishers' Lirpited, ;for descriptions of the In London from the pen of the well ftnown Canadian Prof. McMechan, Df Dal- houtle UhlVersity, and Miss Mar- jory McMurchy, of Toronto, The'W-articles Appear in todiy'i issue are-such remark- ably vivid descriptions of the event, upon which the eyes of all the, world'were cast, that no one should miss them. .Accompanying 'the articles are illustrations of the Royal .scenes in Westmin- Abbey. These are published In-The 'Herald today for the first time tn Alberta BANK GOES TO CLERK THIS BIG PROFITS OF HUDSON'S BAY CO Jloiitreal. :July "Governor and Adventurers of Eng- land Trading.into Hudson's has just issued ItM annual report. The company, commonly called the Hudson s Bay .Company, -is tho oldest corpomtion in America and has just had.the.biggest :year in Us hisiory. The profits of 70S.523 pounds this ear ueie made up of from trading and land'deal- lugs BIG DEMAND FOR HORSES Calfiary, Alta., is a big demand for horses and a: hundred :uul forty head were disposed bf-'iat ii sale.yesterday, netting eighteen thousand dollars: COWWYfcOPED DROWNING MAN BaiMno, Altai, July Barrett old time cowboy' and an expart. roper, lavtd the life of a Scotchman who attempted Creek while it was in flood. -The Scotchman thought he.could ford the swollen tor- rent half way and swim the rest but .failed, and was to sink j.when Barrett who could not swim, 9ot a lariat, and roped him .from the saving life Sentence Upon Man Who Robbed The Northern Crown Bank (Special to Hie Binglinin, who was arrosti'il in Winnipeg a short time ago on .a charge .of .obtaining by falsifying (lie ledgers in the Noi'tlip'i'irCnnvn'IJank, while he was teller hen.1, was trieil here about two weeks ago by: and si'ntenrc was given out Joilay., As there had been several to llic court for leniency it is thought, tiiat fur tills reason the sen- tence was very light, namely, eight months at. hard labor in ..the Provin- cial .Jail at lietlibriilgc. The sentence wap ilalcil from the .1st of-April, mailing the time left to serve only five months. FISHER WANTS FOR ALLEGED LIBEL Toronto, July Li. Fisher, of Winnipeg, today issued a .writ against the Toronto .Saturday Night to re- cover damages .for alleged libel with regards- to his exploitation tqwnslte of.Silrltits. BOLT HIT THE MINER'S HAIL (Special to Fcrn.ta.VB. C., '.luly ;i sc- tlinndLi at 3 o'clock this arternnon lightning itrnck the Mmcis linlun hiiil'ling tearing off a cornel 01 the linck Tt also put? the phut out of husiiieis lor a minutis "Vo serious damage was done. AVIATOR.IS LIEUTENANT Ely Examination In California Guard Sacramento, July Ely, the aviator, today, passed: an examina- tion for a commission as.'ifirst lieuten- ant in the California National Guard. He is to have charge, of an aviation sciuad which he will recruit from-mem- bers of the Coast ni'lilleryi companies [he squad become pait of the signal corps WEEK WAS IDEAL FOR ALL THE GRAINS COL. GOETHALS Chief engineer of the eanil commission who is expected7to give an 'important report; d TREATY INCLUDES ALLJUESTIONS So Says President Taft in Talking of Ar- bitration Atlantic City, N. '.f, July speech to the International Chnstun Endeavor Convention here tonight President cleclaiccl that ihe ne- gotiations for the arbitration treaty between Great Britain and the Unit- ed States, have.rcnchid such a stagi that (hen; is no clouht as. to "ign ing ol tiic 1 am thi. I'rLSident, "that already''wi haie leached such i pomt in't'he M of i treats'of.nthe. great Europe in powers, tnat, cun pollfi- "dentl) predict iht blgnmg of a sat- istacton treats Intfjr les, lurttoforL with IliiUm and other countries (torn tin causes mav he a __ tilted thosi. Mlncli the vital interests al eithu it's, lion- )r The nlni.li arc now clos ng with Ore it Britain ehnnnates the iiid proMdei. that al! ques- tions ot international concern ol a justifiable character shall be submit- ted to the arbitration of an imperial lubiinal The Resident expressed the hope I hot eientuall) half a do-ten Eu- opein countries mav make sitmlar tirades Such aclion, he said, will not but would furnish a forcible mstiiiment in preventing it Scene at the Coronation of King George The King .nd Oueen In th.lr of RtcojiHllon- at jiut 'befort ,b.ln( Crowntd. King It hi. and hit known (tie "C.p of In.front .tht Kin, ind m two FtldMolO, irtwhloh th.y In priy.r during th. e.r.menr. ng Coronation Port >nd iBd'.fcov. th. Royiil eonulnttig Kl'ni'i chlld-wi and photojr.nh ,y St.n., phitagriphy, and WM punhntd ky upMMntitlve tht Otily H.r.ld In Harvesting Will Soon be in Progress in the South Review of Conditions Farmers Cannot Help But Feel Very Cheerful Perhaps al no time since the grew- ing season commenced in tht urine, have conditions been better-thin at the present time for rapid growth: of every kind of crop. Certfttnlir there hag never been ft week''ill spring or summer which tended -to inspire the people of Southern: AN berta with such confidence (or t large yield. A week of. sunvhlne, following. on two weeks of almost continued rain have done wonders for the farmarai and it is safe to say that nowhere, in' the enlire district is there any.-feel- Ing of dissatisfaction with the crop outlook. And while there Is .now no room for doubt as to the surety-.of a .large )ield In Southern Alberta, still er confidence cornea- from the: (let that the whole of the .Canadian...Welt will have a year of unprecedented prosperity A seventy five percent increase on any previous'year-Is. estimate made b> men high m Auth- ority In the commercial -world.vanil. when they put the estimated yield Vr bushels, there ll no reason to doubt their judgment. In- d'eed. It anything ,thi> yield will ei- ceed even that, according to the reports j from Winnipeg, where var- ious enterprises and flfanaito enable them'to njake preparation for the expeditious handling of toll. year's grain Alberta's Contribution It was not so many ago when biiBhels was considered., m record harvest for Western Canada. Alberta's contribution at that time uas a mere drop In the produces a large of that amount, and in her production Southern Alberta Five years ago Taber was a little prairie town, barely ever heard of out' side the boundaries of the province This ;ear are that close to two million ibushela will be ped from that district And that 14 just a criterion by which to judge the estimates of Southern Alberta's yield season. However, it is thought to .be a lit- tle premature to make any definite estimate as to the yield In an} par- ticular district A great deal will de pond on weather conditions from this time forward. But If the appearance of the crops can form on which'to base an no hesitancy In saying that.every crop will yield far In exceaa ol what was expected a. month .ago. Winter Wheat Yield The winter wheat Is the one'crop on which It would-be hajrd to majw a prediction, other than that it will yield In excess of the average Re- ports from all over the are that this crop is all headed out, and grow- ing In fine condition. It should f ill well on account of .the generous supr ply of moisture when-the grain was In the hoot, and no have yet: been .received to the contrary.' Some specimens over four feet in length with heads six or more, long been reported Bnt a al rule the Itraw is totnewhtt short- er than would be expected, while, tike heads appear strong and healthy: It the average yield pe.r acre.'In crop is 25 bushels, the be more.than pleased. The majority of fields will yield about thli figure. Borne will yield more; the wind or the gophers have. dam- aged the.stand, will yield somewhat lest. And farmers should remember that twenty-five bushels to the acre Is considered a bumper yield in the older states and provinces ,such ai the Dakotas and Manitoba Ipring Wht.t Promises Well Spring wheat, nnd were never better. There has never, been mnch doubt ns to the outcome of 'these crops, as they have never; suffered lack of an adequate lupply of moisture, and everything the season from early ttrinn till now Jias -been Ideal. wheat, is a rule Is Jnst heading- ont, altooulk PR 9t ;