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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume Y. Lethbridge, Alberta.'.'Friday, >Jiil.v 20, 1012. Number GREAT CONVENTION HALL FOR THE DRY-FARMING CONGRESS EARLY RECORD FOR WHEAT CUTTING PLANS FOR NEW POST OFFICEJAVE ARRIVED Are At Public Works Here Said to be Seeking Temporary Quarters with Plenty of Room Until New Building is Erected That the Public Works Department Of the Dominion government is mak- ing some kind of move In connection with the .post office situation in Leth bridge, Is evidenced hy the fact that W. F. .Mollard, of the Public Works Department, with headquarters at He- was in the city yesterday aftev noon Mi Mollard's was a. flung one. and ho -Itcijt pretty well under' cover whllo be was.here. .-He called on one well known1 real estate firm tor the purpose of finding' out what accommodation could be obtained to suit the ol the post of- fice-department here until theMiew -poht 'otfko foi iibe Mi IMoflard visited one or two other plac- es while in the city, but no arrange- iiionlb were made concerning the fut- ure temporary .Quarters of thc post of- fice H is understood thnt 'Mr. Mollard will report result of his observa- tions to his department with the' ob- ject of., facilitating the work.of the office in this dt} Mr. Mollurd left the city this; morn- ing on the Flyer westbound. The Plans Arrive In connection with the above it is significant to note'that the complete liii.il plans of the post ollicu arrived this mogiinp, Dominion Lands oltite thu been bj ,i rep- resentative of the Herald today. The front elevation of the new biftldl which will be four storeys high.iii ad- dition to a basement, shows an at- tractive front on Seventh street and DuITurin street. There will he a fine at the. top of the building which will bc'Cfjiiippcd with a clock The building will be of -substantial structure in every, department. There arc .rumors .flying: around ihc city 'today that the public works de- partment will commence building op- erations this fall and there seems ro be mote than a gram of truth m statement. BROKE ALL SOUTHERN WHEAT CUTTING RECORDS Cut Wheat July 22nd. Will Go 30 Bushels to in Progress in SeveraLDis tricts ancl Will be General Next Week The cutting of winter wheat is re- ported, from several points in the Lethbridge district, and by the middle of next week.cutting >wiH be general. Barley cutting will also start next ineek, and m two weeks' time bpimg be ready for the ibinder. The earliest cutting on record in this part ot: the map is reported from east of Warner, where Mr. E. H. Gro- shong stalled to cut on Mondai, 22 He had a four hundred acre field and it will run from 25 to 30 bushels to the acre. This is a most gratifying result, and is likely to -prove the 'average crop in that section. At Burdett'there is not much win- tei wheat, but there will be an enor- mous ciop of spring wbeta Mr. Statema started.'Cutting whiter Tvheat this week, Houseman Intended starting m his fields to morrow Barley cutting will be general in t the Burdett district next week. Prom Granum th4 that Werth started rutting this week ijind there IB an extensive; acreage io (the district. Mr, James- Palmer ps cutting, and the machines will be i all winter wheat fields this month So far US-could be learned there has been cutting'done-.iii'-'the" Barons or distiicts but the wheat is ripening-rapidly and will '-be 'ready in a few days It will also be ready In a tew-days at Claresholrii and Macleod. Despite the fact that they had considerable rain throughout Plnchei Creek district recently, fall wheat is ripening fast, and with, a warm weather, cutting will be general. The wheat is a good cropland the timothy is also in mpttv good condition Fine Sample of Oats One of the finest samples of oats seen this season was brought..in to- day by L. P. Tuff, who lives three miles west of Diamond City, s'.e. 4-10- 22, being 54 imhebiall and well head ed out. Mr. Tuff has turned his sam- ple over to the International Dr> Farming Congress for decorative it will 'be given a conspicu- ous place in the exposition next Oct- ober." Vie'has 70 acres of these oats, which are of the Abundance variety, They grow on summer fallow, seeded on "Mai 37, and he used onh two bush els'.of seed to the acre. it. is a won- derful field in height ind the crop will run far ahead of 100 bushels to the acre COMPLAINT FROM BURDETT Burdett, July able complaint is heard around here over thc Inefficiency of the noxious weed' inspection. The. inspector goes after the small farmer all right, and there is no complaint on that score. There are some big; company farms around here, however, and' they are appar- ently not molest ed. Tumbling mustard is becoming a nuis- ance and unless steps are tak- en to stamp it out, the future productivenoBS of the district will 'be seriously hampered. The 'blame is .said not to rest with the local inspector. WILLINSKY EXPIATED CRIME Frank Murderer Went to His Death Without a Tremor NO STATEMENT- TABER BUSINESS MEN SUPPORT LETHBRIDGE Demand LandTitles Office is Hampered Talcr, Tuh agitation tor ft lamJ titles .office for .the Lethbrldgn judicial district is likely to receive Hie cordial-support of the business mnii, lawyers and-real cstfltrf? men of this Many have been heard about feicd in registration of deeds, gaged, at Calgary, and a care- ful can vans would reveal that condi- tions as, far as Lcthbridge is con- rcrncd are fully eqnjilleil by expert rnccs here. Onn prominent.agent, here informed your correspondent that he coiilrf give instances equal to those re- lajlod in .the columns of the. Herald, occasioning much delay and incoiive.n- icnce, atiii we arc .sure, that his ifni'C in nnly one nf many. Many in- (Contluued on yago S) THAW STILL ------_ White Plains, K. .Thaw; in the eyes of the law. is still insane, and must rsmain iii the'- asylum here, where he was placed on February 1, 1308, after he had killed-Stanford White. Justice1 Martin .1. Kepugh, of (he Supreme den- led Thaw's dom. The court teok the be dangerous to public safetv Only Officials Saw the of the Crime Maclrod, .Tulv 3B convicted oi muukjring Oeo atooz at Krank, several "wiicUs ago, paid the penaliv of the law this nornmg .ind hanged in the jail rard at 7-Kti o'clock Attended hy two; pricstsi vent to the scariold without a nor and" made no sfcalcment. -The trap was-sprung :at 7.36 and death is supposed to have been instantane- ous. Thfl body was cut down ten min- utes later and by the jail plnsician The usual inquest was tyjlJ mTiic iji i.nl cemetery I Only the necessary officials witness- ed thc hanging, j .The crime for whlclrWillinsliy-paid the penalty occupied the hearing-'of the Supreme Court at Macleod last May. The evidence, though entirely circumstantial, was so strong did not occupy the jury more than eight minutes to come to a -decislo'ii, and the criminal was sentenced to the gallows -by Chief Justice Harvey. The victim of the murderer was; a fellow-miner, named 'Lakatooz, with' whose wife Willinsky was madly amoured. He had made many over- tures to her, offering; large sums of monej io induce her to go away with him. To remove the impediment, he considered in the way obtaining (Continued on "page 8) NO DECISION IN EXPRESS CASE Case for Lethbridge Was Strongly Put by the Solicitor EXORBITANT RATES Soaked on Crow's Nest as Well as on the A.R.fict Lines The Herald) Calgary; July the Board of" RtalfWay Commission- ers Board of Trade presented its compUtnt against the of the combination express freight rates over the A. -Ft.rand I. The case was presentecTby W. S. Ball, who with facts and 39 well as f instances, showing rates from American points to Lethbridge had increased apywhere from six to 104 per cejrt since the taking over of the A R and I by the C, P R on April 1 last. The, express', company' did not disposed to consider that any increase in rates had been effected. The Railway Commission re served decision tContinujed 'on ;.puge 8) A MAGNIFICENT TROPHY FOR CONGRESS POST OFFICE PLANS ARRIVE IN CITY IMMENSE STRUCTURE IN CENTRE OF GALT SQUARE GOING TO SQUARE HIMSELF Montreal. July Pressc at thc head of its editorial eol- uiuns tonight has-the following remarks "It ifi said that the Hon. U P. Pelletier. after his journey to Paris, will visit. Rome. The object of his .visit, will be to discuss with thc Vatican the question of schools in Keewat- in, Afier his astonishing, be- traj-al of the rights of the Ro- man Catholic majority, it not simply remorse, which ca lie-as him to go to Rome to achieve an honorable reconciliation at the seat of. the-great.head of the INICREASED TELEPHONE RATES Winnipeg, July the limit has closed, with no serious ob- jection offered to the new govern- ment telephone mtea as cit- ies and towns, if. Is probable thnt the provincial utilities commissioner, will approve the same. 1' THIS BIRD WAS MUCH TOO CUTE YOUNG MAN WANTED ON SERI- OUS CHARGE CANNOT BE FOUND About a week ago McLeod Brot, of hia city, received from a young man giving his name is A MacGrcgor, .a nliqque which .the police had found lat- ?r lo be a forgery. A warrant was issued for his arrest, and the Maclcnd police notified. Yesterday, afternoon word was received hy Chiet .WUlespic from the chief of police at Macleod stating that they had the man w.V.rc they could lav their hands on him it still wanted. Chict Gillcspic .asked that he he arrested on suspicion, and' Deterfcne Kgnn was In Macleod to bring MacOrcgor back; to the city. Detective Kgan got to Mac- lco.1 alright, but the policy there did nol have their quarry. The bird luu' flown. I'e must have scented trouble, and escaped bo tore the police could locale him in the town. Wo far todav nil iiltoinpl-s lo .find a duo to-his. wheicahouU failed. Barley gioweis who exhibit at the exposition oC drj'iarmed pioducls, in connection with the Dry-Farming ['Congress herein October, will have the privilege, of competing for oho of the, finest cups bffered as a trophy in any seccion of, the exhibition. The cup, which. is presented lay the Calgary Brewing, and Plaiting Co.; for. the 'beat -bushel-of barley.'ex-, .hibited'at the Congress, is carved oak, flljgreed with ham- mered'.brass on a stand of. hammered brass, all standing 'on a.'aolid ebony base. .It is one' of "the finest trophies ever exhibited in Ihe city, and shouldii call forth a keen com- .petition. The cup was just re- ceived today from and will- be on exhibition at the headquarters of the.-.Gongreas.. LIBERAL MEMBERS CAUGHT NAPPING London, ,Iulv British gov- ernment was nearly turped out of. of- fice in the lloiibc of Commons this ai'teriioon, tbe small margin of three votes saving it from defeat. In the presence of the usual thin FrMav iittnndance of members, David Llovd-Oaorgc, Chancellor of the Kxcheuwcr, moved that Jlondny be'devoted to discussion of supple- mentary appointments.' Thc opposi- tion protested and forced a ilivltfon. Uj-'dint of a hurried search in the BIG BLUFF AT PROTESTING ELECTIONS Calgary Clique Have De- cided on Protests in the South Will Seat 2500 People and Will Have Several En- trances and Will Conform to the General Appearance of the Park COUNTER -PETITIONS Said That Parrish Caused Displeasure by Ac- cepting Job Calgary, July 2fi. Thc -small co- terie of politicians in this city head- ed by T: Til. Dr. Blow and W. Gcorgcsoh, who are said to he running the t onsen atu e m this province at'present, are appai- tn-tlv determined to work up protests elections and the papers will he en- tered shortly UK vhc petitioners will in connection with the recent, byc- liave onlv 30 davs from the da.te, ot ;iie gazetting of the returns ;in take action. The writ, against ,the return of Hon. C.' W. Cross in Kd- monton has already -been filed and it s snid that a desperate effort is to ic made to unseat the Hon.-Malcolm in Clareshoihi, owing to the. small lead he had. There will he io protests in Sudgcwick, where the 'onsen-stive; lost his deposit, nor against the Boyle. Il.-is stated in club circles here, where pol- (Cpntinueti on page 8) MOTOR TRUCK TO ARRIVE IN OCTOBER will have a monster con- vention hall for the Dry-Farming Con- gress. It will be in'the centre of Gait Park, Incidentally it will seat 25QO people. Sometimes a light promoter puts up an arena to seal five or'six thous- and people for one Tight, and do ii in quick order. But it' Is 'very-seldom that a city-will erect-a special con- vention hall of. such huge dimensions merely to look after a.delegation to an agricultural convention. that is what Lethbridge Is going' it is being done simply because has the biggest'taak of its history.on its hands caring -for the congress Lethbridge has no con vent ton' h of adequate she to take: immense croud expected, thjs fall a long time there was some'.doubl size of the crowd, whicb-w'ould ado Letiibi idge during the Con gfesfa But the mam entoui aging re pons coming in from section of the country, have convinced-t Boaid of Control bejond the shdd of a doubt that the 1912. Congress: to he the biggest thing of its kind m 1 the histoiv of. the continent. _ The result is that Board of Con- trol at a meeting at noon today, at tended erj member, decided Tljttt a convention.hall cessitj to meet the demands which would be made on the dtv Then John T Bums, secietan of the Con gress, came fdrwsrd with the scheme foi a monster convention and enteitainment hull, and merelj re quiied the suggestion to le- ceive the heartj eiidoisation ol member of the Boaird, Its Dimensions The hall will cover'.tlie feet the centie of the park IL be a temporary stiuc tine, be nicely painted and which will appearance uhiili in no mar the beaut} of the park Although plans Bot jet been prepared it is under stood that the building will be about JO feet in height, and will he tooreri some patent looflng The in- terior will be finished in a rough mnnnei, but thc hall be large, and serviceible whirl) H etactlj what the Congress wants Suspend Fire. Bylaw In order to eiett such a building m the heait of the oil) where It will fie romenienth icached rM tiio dele gates the Cougiess had to make ar langemeins for the suspension of the building bjlaw, for the time being, and also make arrangements'; with the fire underwriters, 'consent, honeiei has been gained umi so fai as the city is there is not likely to be any trouble. 'I ani heartily in accord .frith "the faaid Major Hatrh, to- day, "and believe that one of the.big- gest problems of tbe city in conhec- tlGn with the Congress has been.soly- ed. will Limnie- diatelj in filling the mtenoi of raised space in the >ith cinders, be loll-ed, .uid uhich will form a good floor for the hall., I anv glad the suggestion has been .made, and the citj counut mil do ateiy thing in its pott et (o earn it to com- pletion." Three Entrances The building entrances from the east and south, ,ind on the north will be erect- ed a monster plattoim, TMlI seat the speakers and the choir oE 100. voices from Cardston. Chairman Downer thinks the scheme sohes the one big question ,nlnch haa (Continued on puge S) CANADIANS ARE IN SWELL SET STRATHCONA GAVE DINNER PREMIER ED BY GREAT MEN I ondon, luls Strathcona a dinnct and fcceptign to Pre- mier Boruen and Ins colleagues last niglit The guests included Whifcliw Reid, I or I BihouL, of Buileigh, Chailcs Beiesfoid Cardinal the Archbishop of Canterbun, Silf I prej Giiouaidj Austen Chamberlain, Lord Su Edward Locd, kitchener, Eail Hmto, Earl bel- Imrnc, Lai I Stanhope, Sir Osier, Sir C C Reese, Su I Sir Thomas Skinner, A Smithers, Senator Gibson, Major Grean, ot Toronto and the Macdonald. GOOD ROADS AT .BURDETT Burdett, Inly 2li prouncnJ UepjrLnirnl of public works tlit contuict for the completing ol llie grallnig ol thr main Irunk 'MH- orlh and kouth ot thc town Work [us also hccn started on the trunk road from. Burdett to Chin Coulee A listsnec of 22 milri A fine job ic of li and it will miwh' o this town, as it is the mam mad to Ihp nch fanning counti) south P1NCHER CREEK HALL BY-LAW WAS QUASHED WILL BE EXHIBITED AT CHICAGO SHOW AND LABELLED LETH- BRIDGE uiiton The Motor Fire truck, onler- lohhics of the house the government wraks will whips just managed to save the sit- smnc 1II11G heiorc-tho of Octohnc. That ib the nearest, to inite information Chief ot the liic department, could give the 'Hur- ald this morning when enquiries worn Hindi; as to thn lime of arrival the new apparatus. Chief Hardy stated .that the com- jjiain manufacturing the in St 4> EMPEROR DYING t" FIREMAN MET A TRAGIC DEATH Louts were endeavoring to have it Dundas. Out.. .July !Cady in time to ship it to Denver, Umes bnnUi of was killed, ,c at the lime 'he International Pire Chitf s con- vtmlion at Urtivnr in September Tt bn a good advcrtisi'ment cor and if it is possible to get the machine rc.irty in time to ex liihit there Chief Ihtnly Mill make an effort in attend the convention -so that HIR city inav roccivr ivs much publicity, lupin-the event as possible. Tohio, July sus- pense in thiv capital has-been int-enso since the regular bulle I tin issued at that the condition of itn .the .Japanese bccomo worse. It' is evident. that, his Majesty's conditipri' is. J extiemelj At ten o'clock the great park j outside the entrances to the j palace grounds, presented., a remarkable 'Thousands of people -were gathered iiiidei the dwarf' Dine trees, praying and all showing sor rowfdl anxiety in a firp it Jones show oaaft factory here, shortly after midnight Smi'ili was ono of thc.oldest.'firemen In Dundas. He wag working on (he roof of factory wnun he war, ov- ercome by (lie heavy smoke and'felt into ihc ruiuis dying almost Imme HAVE CONQUERED BUBONIC Poll 01 Hg-iln, limidad 2i, i No fuillu-r o( bubonic plague hiK bton IwiiiK issued io vosscts leaving this Were Irregularities in Tak- ing the Move Awaited Pineltcr Creek, July 25th; was received in town this afternoon to thc fiffeci" that a decision liad been rendered'for the appellant in .1.' lion with thc application of Tims. M. .J.I Scott, lo have thc bylaw recently ,J. Sitnctioncd by Hie ratepayers for the j building of ;i new city half at a cmt tucnty-livf tliotisnnd dollars set on grounds ot in tin nuniiLi In which tins was submitted i.o the people. HIP ondoiwd this hvliu i of over Four toons, H v. is il.umel In Stoll that thr h; iaw, not propcrl> ,uiil ,tlso thai tlio poll uas not'kept open during ihc hours prescrlhed bv rtir npu slates that such shall be advertised (Continued on ;