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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethbrldfe, Alberta, Thursday, July Jl, 1912 Number 179 UNIONISTS ARE LAUDING "THE CANADIAN PREMIER The Times and Staiulnrd Gushing in their Itcf- enwe to Speech London, "July. Premier 3orde naiid his r.coloagues devoted Ihomselves lo a -con- erenco .with -tho! British ministers. H is understood that there came from .Downing street'yesterday to the 'anadian .Premier a memorandum, -hlch outlined the naval position of ireat stated her political relations with tho Great Powers, but list 'what this document contained iiobably never will bo made known o the public.'. But upon its repre- lentations! the.'course of events de- jpnds largely. Dealing with the Cinadian Prem ei's utleiance last night at the Roy- il Colonial Institute, the Times de- ihiros that the -Speech ensmes his dace1 In English .esteem as a leading rusted and inspired figure in the reat arena of affairs Tlie jiapen. nqualifiodly approves 'his- statement hat Canada will work tow-aids1 the upremacy of Biitain by the maintain- ,ce of ,l single 'effect The Times pints the speech in full. The Standard uses such phrases as imultuouB "splendid which delighted Its heareis the last pitch enthusiasm, fitting inspiring his adding the Canadian Premier's stiong, rugged inannei captured hi) embodied in which were .rong, aun burned faces, upturned to speaker with eagerness ae Standard .editorially, accepts as he basic condition that Canada must nvo'a proper share in directing :the Srmaments which she will help to and anticipates the solution ;li'f the (vacation within tho next few Months: Added IB given Premier lorden's utterances at the dinner, jearfily endorsing the proposal that panada loin the Mother Country m ielebrating a century, of peace bs- ijween Great Britain and the Unitei} by reason of a statement 1s- ied by the American Ambassador, j'hitelaw Reldfwho said: "I have re wived assurances, which I have every to believe, that the American ieople also is 'woithy of celebrating (1th Canada a century ot peace." STANLEY Chairman of Committee investigating the United. Stater CETTING FAVORS THE GOVERNMENT NO EXCITEMENT AT REGINA AND PEOPLE WERE POLLING VOTES EARLY Jlcgina, Sask., July ;is voting today, but taking itacit e Political workers lire using deavor to .bring: out the vote, but Ihei-e is .little excitement, among the common people. Instructions haye been'issued that the whole vole "is to be in as scon as possible before-one 'o'clock, and it looks as though tb'pt would be accomplished. -There betting on the city result, but two to one is offered that the government will be returned ,wlth a of eight. ANOTHER FAT BERTH PROVIDED Ottawa, July J. Papineau, of Montreal, has been appointed by.the government inspecting engineer to see that works authorized by the govern- ment on navigable waters, are carried out properly. His duty will "be tp'see that' no changes are1 made In plans after they have 'been authorised. B. S. YOUNG ADVOCATED PREPARING FOR WAR )RNER STONE LAID TUESDAY KS. GALBRAITH WILL HANDLE THE SINGING 'luesdiv evening next, at seven Slock the ceiemonj 111 connection ihe laying of the coiner stone oS new GalbraUh school will take .Chairman Wallace of thc Sites Buildings Committee of the School Boaid, is m charge oi the :ram. t seven o'clock J. H. Fleetwood, :el chairman of the board, will enl Mis S Qalbraith, wife of chairman of the board, with a er trowel, suitably engraved, and stone .will be well and nulv laid that lady. Vi. Oalbrallh will and, after which several speeches he delivered by olhei piominent Dr Stewart, M P P a, for- member of the board, W. A Uu- an, M P Mayor Hatch and Alii amson arc; d as the provable speakers will also be dispensed bf a fcborus of thc school children Vhc iceffeinonv will be an out-of-dooii. Jf lair, and is expected to las-t about oqe houi. board had intended to have J. K minister of for the province present for the ctremony, but it has developed that fcjfwill be unable to be present. He however, make every effort to Attend the opening of thc new man till training school in thc fall, when 'fcjbtilliant ceremony will be arranged. In Patriotic Address He Favored Army and- Navy Raymond, July 10 Raynipnd was disappointed in not being able to pull off the programme of sports and ath- letics ai ranged for Dominion July' 1 At that time of Raymond announced that as soon .is satisfactprj arrangements could be made'lor 'another that he would cnic holiday, and thc en- then, be car- de'lor a claim a tire programme ried out woulii i Wednesday is the, "day on which Raymond siupsHdn' the, afternoon, time on whicli to biing on tlie fegular Domm- ioa'Dal spoils. Accordingly the cele- bration was well adveitised, and Vne arrangements weie can led out with- out a hitch, none of the events having to be withdiawn In the morning at S 30 a patriotic progiamme was given under the di rection of Insmictoi Geo O' Miss Jlaralda Allen and Miss McCarty STUDENTS WRECK THE FURNITURE SORSONNE. UNIVERSITY SCENE OF EXAMINERS WERE TOO.SEVERE Parii Julv 11 he students _at, the Sorhonhc may be weak-in litera- tuie, but they arc inightj strong at j furmtuie smashing Tiicv proved tNis vcsterday by completely wreck- ing the Turgol and Descartes theatres All windows in both halls were shattcied, chairs and tables were reduced to splinters and doors weie torn from then lunges Thc halls were generallv left loolcing as if. a -full grown cvclo through them. Things eventually that the dean, Mr the police After ELECTION BULLETINS The Saskatchewan elections afe determining the fate of tlic Scott government todaj. 'Great intereBl has been aroused ovv- InV.to'the interference or Tton. Ilpbovt Ills Manila- DA workers Jt has been a bit- ter Bright along federal lines Owiiig to the goneial interest, the -Herald has with the 0. P. R.. for a. complete bill- letln service. ESther.come to or 'phone the Herald for the news 'The returns should start coming about 7 o'clock.' OFFICIALS ARE NOT TALKING CITY ENGINEER OTHERS PRBFSR TO A DM5NIFIEDjltl-ENCE An air ot quiet r'pervades the Cit Hall today however, that suppressed feeling.which always pie- cedes a thunder storm The Herald called on both engineer and J.he general electrical superintendent this" mpminjr. neither had any- thing to say The; fuse to be drawn "into a newspaper controlersy of any. kind Thev be lieve that that IB not the right course for them to follow.- Holder, they are both jund appear to be ready to defpnd ftbj8lr 'departments U the opportunity ia them, and it comes thiough sources The criticism of. the Business Association IB calling forth much comment, esustic and otheivvise The feeling 'is that the peeling the asso- ciation has tomorrow even- ing will be a storrayiiession, and there is safe to-te house wAo asked that his name be'not jieBtlWien, stated to the Herald this-iiiwrnmg that there Jiad been so many veiled cbaiges and crit- icisms of public officials during the past three montUB-jthfCth'e best Jibing could posBibly happen, both had swepli'trom tllc ot tue officials and the ratepayers, would he to, have gicw so senou Cioiset, called m halt .in hour's. struggle in th'e central hall and thc court jard the noters were fi- pellcd from HidSorbonne The cause of the not was what the rioters' sang patriotic selections m which al-. thc scventy of tllc Px_ the best talent of Raymond took. part Mas or Evans was In thc chair, and in his opening address spoke of parents instilling in their children a loie lor the coimtrr in which they live He followed the growth of the Dominion from four. provinces to nine as at the present time, and diew at- tention to the many things tint ne did not have when Confedeiation ft as consummated, which we have He then went on to elaborate on the number of ways Canada the world ,and as his peisonat testi mony that he was glad that he had come to Canada, and was noiv living in this great countn. He piedmted that the country was destined to grow, and admonished his hearers that if the people are to keep pace with the tern poiarj growth of the country. will need to also grow intellectually and Eiorallv. In closing he welcomed the who had come to spend the flay in town, and wished that the> might have an enjoyable and profit- (Continued on page 10) PAID FOR A PERSIAN RUG London, Julv U r-Tlie sale o? the ammcrs Just before the oral animation in humanities were iluc to begin this afteinoon, results o! jre- MOUS Dial examinations weie announ- ced The number of candidates who passed was woefully small The students lefusrd to that their htciary attainments could be at fault and laid the blame, on hard-hearted examinees WHERE CYCLONES ARE UNKNOWN Regina, Sank, .Tnlj Mary of Arcoia, who 'was reported: missing at the tnne( of the cyclone, was at holidaying. 'an investigation, which which is surcharged with criticism, and then public men and the public w Quid-stand m the pro- per relation to one'anotheu Contin- ual backbiting, without getting at the root o-f the trouble, he thought, was merelj a stepping stone to general dis satisfaction, without anything in the way of relief: being accomplished EIGHT MINERS KILLED Uoundarillc, W Va, July 11. mmsis are believed to have been killed by a gas plosion in the Panama mine of the Ben Franklin Coal Co, here this morning, at 8 30 o'- clock. A rescue party at once penetrated workings, and returned w ith William Hupp and Joe .Minalin, xalneiB, who were so badly burned it is fear ed they cannot survive WILE COST ROAD MILLION DOLLARS WRECK COST HEAVILY IN LIFE AND FINANCIALLY I'lUsbuis, Jcil} the Ll- gomci lailioail pajs all dam- ages and pioperlv loss arising f.om the wreck last Kriday, thai cost 27 lives and the injury of JO nioiv, it is estimated'that, the" disaster will have cost the toad one million dollais Mellon intctcsls ot 1'ittsbuig, owners ot the road, have lawjciband claim agents at work Tlie families oi the victims, with out exception, declined to accept fin- ancial assistance (ton. the and none have signed damage waivers S C Smith and .James I .Coults, ag- ents of the Interstate. Commerce Commission, ale in Ligomei making an investigation Fireman Smith S Beatty, aged 35, died today of his injuries in Latrobe hospital. DID STOKELY SHOOT HIS BROTHER IN SELF-DEFENCE? NORMAN MACK Chairman of the Democratic Nation al-Commlttae IOWA REPUBLICANS ARE PROGRESSIVES TO ASK DUKE TO VISIT CHICAGO INFLUENTIAL DEPUTATION IN- TERVIEW HIS ROYAL HIGH- NESS AT WINNIPEG l 'i Winnipeg, Juh 11 influential deputation of Chicago businessmen ai lived in the citi today and wil waft on thc of CoiuicUight after the directors' luncheon at thc exhibi- tion grounds this afternoon to ask him on of the Chicago Boaid ol' Trade' anrt-trHieA public oiganiia- tlons-to visit coming fall in tlie course of return triji from Cplumbia and thc .Can- adian west The deputation is headed by Edward E. Gore, chairman of the wavs and melinVcomimtiri' of the" Chicago Vss.ociatioii of Commerce Hubert its business man A Resolution -Denounc- ing' Chicago .Conven- tion as Fnulnlent Des Monies, Julv Efforts of Goveinor B a'taft adher- ent, to have the Republican. State con mention jesterday pass resolution endoismg the platform adopted" at Hie National contention, being j tabled, 773 to 312, and bis efforts to eliminate from the icpoit of the ontv of tlie ReHolutiOns. cominiltee thc section agcr George Sutherland, editor of the British Vmencan and Canadian American, George V Walton, general agent of the Canadian Pacific lail- at Chicago, and otheis Should His Rojal liiglincsb consent, the trip would probabh be made from Winni- peg through 'Minneapolis Tllc Uuchesi and Puncesb Patllcia wil' he of the STRIKE PICKETS FINED Montreal, Juh of two months in Jail, nere today impos- ed on five of the striking garment workers, who, while doing picket duty, weie aiiested the police charged with obstiuctmg the sidewalk and re fusing to rnoxe on when ordeied to do TO EXTEND THEIR IRRIGATION SYSTEM C. R R. Calling for Tenders for Twenty Miles North and East of City Which Will Cost at Least Half-Million Dollars If Ihe C P K believes m mixed farming ior Southern 'Alberta they ilso believe in giving tho farmers an irrigation svslcm which will make thai stjle of fanning possible jcar in anil year out Since the company gamed control ol the I R and I. Co 's nrngalion svslcm and catalogue part ot tac coiiec-, p stnct lion ended at Christies yesterday mol lhcsc lor the icmainder of thc week, rare iinrll lhcj, hlye the main and old sihci will be'sold Thc tnre today was the purchase by Dll vern brothers of London .ind New ork for of a Persian silk rug 8 by 5 feet with a quaticfoil green panel on a pink ground in thc centre, a green border and a pink edge. fylAN .SWORE AT TELEPHONE GIRL Vancouver, B C mjstenous July 11 The suicide oi thc by a vounK vvoman occurred this morning when Miss Olive Smith, aged about 18, died in a city Unhulance on the nay lo Ihe hospi- til .jhc had taken carbolic acid and irr groans nfte heard bj othor room- m tbe house vihcrc she staj- The inquest on the body of Miss Maude. Harris, who took her own.lite bv gas, showed that she suffer- ing mental loclurc because a tele- phone subscriber had svioin at her over Ihc phone in Bajview, where she worked. She IcIUiurl in- cident ,md thc name evening look hei .own life. called for tenders for tion of twentv miles more of canal in the district .immediately tri-, butary to Ihc cilv on the north 'and cast This vi ill mean increasing thet irrigation system by twenty per cent. A L'azicr, oi thc Oa7ier Construc- tion Co Cardston, is m the city to- day, and informed thc Herald that he was tendering on the work. Thc Ca7- icr Construction Co. has done liiore; of Ihe construction work in connec-; tion with the canal svslem in South- ern Alberta than any other com- pany, practically all the main canals and laterals of thc system having been constructed by then? during the past ten veals The canal for which lenders are now being called will one of thc main .ditches five miles cast of Ike tUf.fcom there it ..will, lun m a noith-castcrlv ducction lo 'a' point abo'it seven miles northwest of Chin, turning south-east irom there lo neai Chin In all thc contract 'calls for the moving of 395, 000- cubic yards of earlh, tonstiviclmg about twenty miles ot main canal, .mdwill mran an in tile Lelh- bndge distuct of close to one lull a million dollars The (ompany at present lias about 100 miles ot mam canal in lllc V R it I. -syslcm so that thc new work will increase the capacity about 20 TO BOOST THE SALTTAX RECEIPTS July 11. The Finance Min- yesterday submitted to the For- eign' Minljter a scheme to reorganize the -salt taxes, whereby it IB hoped to a 'revenue of some to The. ichemo provMeg for the event- ual 'shutting down of all the salt mines, and substituting therefor: tide factories, whereby, a: larger Moreise in thc revenue be ob- Ulntd. prr cent, giving '120 miles of canal, rcgauiless ol laterals Will C'cntrali7c 85 stem In uiidcruking Ihis wolk the C. I1. H is (airjmg out a plan outlined hy the A.'R. a year ago. It was thought that the work- would have been undertaken' last year, hut ovviug to tlic'likelihood of tlic latter company passing into control of thn C.. P. H., construction was deferred till this vcar. Outside of the ot (his large sum of money m the l.cthbridac district, the announcement' .is 'also welcome because it is pioof positive thai thc company intends to centlal- its citorts in its land department in thc district which has Lcthbridgc as ils true ccnlrc, for some time at least II was run.oicd in the spring lhat the companj would this summer continue thr irrigation canal cast ironi the Chin rescrvoii cast-through to the ____, trial, but Mr sl.ilcs- this latter project has been thc time being Thc Chin reservoir, which ert lo kiipplv a head water proposed system further this month, .vv in that district will be the Chicago conventipn, also failed. iNeither Taft nor Roo9ev.elf waVpen tioned in the lesolutions adopted, which commend 'uienU and endorse poli- cie's.'1 v-" GoiernofCarroll monstiation for Rw ed more than tvv only w. hen he laid that the National Republican platform was "not but'was adopted regardless ot delegates vere aligned whether the Taft or Roosevelt The mention of 'Roosevelt wafa the signal for cheer aftei cheer, delegates waving bandana 'handker- chiefs, flags and hats When order was restoied, tho ._----- tions embodied in the majority repoit of the committee weie udopted with- out a toll call They included a request that the legislature submit thc ipiestion cf votes for women to the people, and endorsed direct nomination of presi- dent, vice-president and United States senators. The committee declined tq include in its report the suggestion of Senator Cummins for a commission to investi- gate the manner in which President Taft was re nominated at The piogresslve delegates attend- ed> a meeting presided over by Judge io'hn L Stevens, of Booue, leader of the Roosevelt forces in Iowa, ut which plans for the new third-party movement was made 195 Head of Fall Wheat From One Root idencc at Murder, In- quest Shows Done in a Rage A motive for the shoot in self dciense, or was- his rash a'ut prompted bj is the poiht ot interest in the preliminary hearing of thc SloMcv case in Coutt'b todav, bciore Howard. 'I he case is one of the most thrill- ing vvliirh has ever been held ,in Southern Uberta On Tuesdaj evVn- ing the Mounted Police officers' wlio had huiiicd to the scene of shooting as, soon as woid readied th'e Coutts detachmenl, broughtJ Coutts the bod) of Ihe vicllm, Jj5Vhe brothel chaigcd with the crime, the third brother who was an eye witness and other witnesses iiecessarv for the holding of an inquest Many neighbors of the Stokley's also carae to Ceitts to watch the progress o! the inquest anaV trial, for thc men were known and in the Lucky Strike district" X7 "Vl 'Ihe vestcrday, .was 1 complicated one. The t mat.on showed that three bullets, had __ j entcreil (he bodv. Three wore fired Thc first struck the victim on left wrist which was by his side r Glancing fiom the wrist tlic ball cli- tered the groin, and lodged in tlie hack in tlic icgion of the hips, snap lering thc back- bone The victim: crumpled up in a heap, and the en- v lagecl brother then fired two more shots into ihe prostrate form, hoth entering the. thoiax in the left side, i one passing through his heart. Dcalh "_-. uis instantaneous The verdict of the coroner's- jucv reached about Wur o'clock in the saf-' tcinoon, vvas that "Fred ii from the ;