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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume V. Lethbi'idge. Alberta. 'Saturday, June 1, 1JG NOTHING DOING FOR FARMERS THIS YEAR Government Will Not Establish the Sample Markets Nor inaugurate the Important Changes Pro- mised the Western People Ottawa, .lune G. E. Foster, Minister of. Trade and Commerce, au- noticed yesterday ihat the govern- ment had coino to the conclusion not to establish the sample grain markets Ju IW2, but .to bring them into opera- lion in September, 1913, at Winnipeg niKl Fort William. "In said Hon. G. K Foster, "that the sample markets -may be successfully carried on. great prepar- ations are necessary." "Sample grain exchange 'buildings iiro required, with adequate accom- modation facilities lor sample rconis. 11 ml oilier preparations. Increased railway facilities are now necessary, i "Everywhere must be added track- age for handling more there anust bf more cars for transport, and at tho present time the car compan- ies are unable to meet the demand. By the autumn of 1013, these pre- parations can: and markets stnrted with the'necessary facilities. Notice is necessary, in order J.hat the completion of the essentials of a. successful, sample market may be had. Expert buyers will have to j be'on hand, possibly more capital and organization be put into the buying process., and terminal facilities provld-, cd for storage and blending. "Since the agitation started -Tor government elevators, private capital lias kept largely out of tho business of providing terminal storage. .The uncertainty prevented decisive action: jio one cared to go ahead until the business 'wag on a .permanent basis (ho notice thus given, tbo Individuals and companies will know the policy to be pursued ami will make arrangements accordingly." Mr. Foster hatl a very thorough con- ference this week with the grain commission, and went into tho whole administration of the grain act. They discussed the whole question of ele- evators and an important arinounce- inell lie made shortly, CANADA IS STILL WITH HIGH TIDE CUSTOMS RECEIPTS ARE ING WITH MOST PHENOM- ENAL LEAPS Ottawa, June customs re- ceipts as forecasted, established a new Canadian record. The increase for the month reaches The receipts for Jlay junonnted to Ili.TS, as compared for May of IflJl. the increase of the two months of the fiscal year is the receipts being -i- ANYTHING TO BEAT TEDDY New York, June chum bore arc discussing the .likelihood of the Taft forces turning ovor their strung th to I.aFollutte, as thu best com- promise ctiudldatu, to iimiire the defeat oi1 Roosevelt. MOOSE JAW DECIDES TO HAVE SUNDAY CARS tMoose burgess- es agreed yesterday on a bylaw vote to have tiic street cars running on Sunday. JEALOUS HATRED WAS THE MOTIVE WOMAN SHOT NEIGHBOR WHOfV SHE THOUGHT TEMPTED HER HUSBAND Nashville, Turin., -June I. Mrs Icssic Jianie.s shot and killed Mrs. W. V. .fmid hist night nt Buffalo Va! ay result of attentions tho (lead woman is charged Iiav ing paid to Mrs. Barnes' husband 7hu shooting ionic place on lite plat- form of a passenger car in a traia which arrived at Hulfelo Valley from Nashville. Mrs. Judd had been to Xasliville and was returning to her 1101110-111 Double where she cwns a hotel. .Mrs. Harries lioardcil the train ai a station a few miles iiom "lufialn Valley. She walked to the car platform where "her victim was standing uud calmly fired three bullets into her body. Mrs. Barnes Itft tlie train with much composure and was arrested a short time later Her victim died instantly.' Mr. Barnes was in Nashville at the .time of the shooting. Harnes former- ly was a distiller, and prominent land owner iti Putnam Coimtv lie and his wife reside at Cancv I oik Term. Me married Mrs. Barnes four years ago at Evansville, Ind, CARL GREY IN NEW OFFICE SUCCEEDS LOUIS- HILL A3 PRESI- RAILWAY SYSTEM St: Paul, "Minn., June Carl ft. Oray, late of tUeJIUU on the coast, today, took UD his new duties is president- of. -the Great Northern lie succeeded Louis Hill. Mr. Gray spent the morning in confer with other officials. It-'was stat- ed that no immediate changes wer in contemplation, but it was said that within 'the next 'couple of months there would toe sonic sort of a re-or ganizatidn. L. W. Hill continues as a directoi and' it is said to be noasible that will be elected chairman of the board to succeed his father. I I AV. Hill leaves tonight in a spec-1 Jal for Seattle, Wash., where he will attend the Northwest Development Congress. About June 20, James J. 1 liU will go on his annual fishing expedition to ibis private salmon ground on the St. John's river. He .will bo accompanied by a number. of Eastern capitalists. The annual meeting of directors will be held in October, and t.ho im- portant changes are likely to .take place -at that time. EDMONTON WILL BE ___iV-TAXEDTOyMITS Some Doubt About Abfl STUMPING :f'OR TEDDY Sioux l-'alls, S.TJ., .Tune Senator Beveridge, ot Indiana; opened Hie campaign in South 'Dakota for Col, Koosevelt, with an address in the cit> auditorium here last night. The.clos- ing rally of the Roosevelt campaign will be held here on Holiday, night, when Governor Stubbs, of Kansas, will speak. TRAGIC DAY IN GREENVILLE HOME TWO BOYS BITTEN BY RATTLE- DROWNED IN WASH TUB Greenville, Juno 1. children were Hilled yesterday, ns ihe ''result, of an attack toy a rattlesnake on the farm of George Adams, near here. Two boys, the oldest eight years, were bitten by the snake, and a third child, one year old, "was drown cd In a'washtub. The mother of the children was Vaeliing clothing in the .yard, uud or- dered the older boy to ;i dis- turbance in the hen house. He tried to a hen from her nest and was Tho second boy nllowed him, and .lift, too, was bitten. When the discovered that a ;'mike had IK hoyti. she (o help H thein, fiiitl while b'a bnfi'y fell fhjii lliu washtub. i waa tho ian General Assembly Toronto, June received here: ijHiictite. tliat there will-be some difficulty! in providing; accommodation iu 7-jdmohton'for the meeting (he General Assembly which opens in that city, on Wednesday .night of next weel to the net-thu; ratefa me gianted ind to the added fact that'at the .rmeseiit time a ven large number of eastern people want to see Edmonton and the number of visitors to-tbat be very large. Residents of Edmonton, who umlei ordinary circumstances would have received delegates at the" request Of the bilfetiinfl committee have ST- raiiged to enfertain jiarties of private friends. Extraordinary steps have been taken by the local committee in the western city to provide room for their guests. The large Thistle skat- ing rink and the Capital curling rink have been partitioned off as -rooming quarters. The first session of the as- sembly at which Her. R.'P, MeKny, the retiring -Moderator, will preach the sermon and at which the new, -mmerator be elected, is held on AVednesday night, Juno-Mb, and the regular businesK will be taken uy on Thursday morning til 10 o'clock, is not expected that the subject of :Church Union will be preachvjd until Saturday, or Monday.of the following week, wiion u most, vigorous and uni- maicd discitsKion will occur. Tlie As- sembly has no stated program gov- erning its work from day to day. Following Cliuych- Union, the most Important mutter which the Assembly will consider is what Is kno'wn as iho Iludgct Plan. 7'JJs involve! statesmanlike effort to bring the methods of the church into corres- pondence with the demands or the now .Camilla. H has been found tliat. fhe system which was satisfactory when the church had a hundred mis- sion fields is not serviceable when it has a thousand. Ur. A. S. Grimt., the present superintendent -f missions, for the church, declares that his work cannot, bo done under the pres- ent arrangement. A change is abso- lutely essential. At. the meeting In EUmonton, the Assembly will be asked' to approve of the appointment of twelve district tniperintend-ents. This number In- cludes two for what is known as the eastern section of the church, and ten for the western section, t.he east- ern scciioii beirifi composed of" the Provinces. These district superintendents will supervise all tho work of the church wiihin their dlR- including hospital work, work (OotiliiuitMl on, page ONLY ONE DAY ON" JOB Vale, B. C., June workmen on the Northern construction gang iii the Yale tunnel were over- come yesterday by noxious va- por. The men were brothers, and were said to.be natives of Ireland, having arrived in Yale only the "day before. The bod- ies .were borne across the riv cr to Yale, and'buried iu 'the village cemetery. INDIAN'SfiEAT IS 68 BUSHELS TO ACRE Macleod June 1 that runs 63 bushels to tHe .acre is some crop, even Macleod, which is accustomed to big things in the grain growing line. Yet this is the threshing record' for a 20- acre field cultivated b, 0- dian on the farm, it was cut! last .ffallj" but not threshed owing unfavorable weather .conditions, this spring It wis noticed that the general- yield on was heavy, but this particular piece wins the medal; full wheat It is certain to gracfe high too Sixty eiqht bushels jto the acre it ran, and Mr, Hitller, the farm- er in charge it, HELD UP GAMBLERS Vancouver. B.C., I, Twelve men, who playing cards in a. gambling joint in n bin ill loom it ID Couloui fat last night, were liachotl a'g-' dust the wall ;wd relieved their money, by two masked hold-up men. .The hold-up -man got less than TAX BACHELORS TO PAY (be FRENCH DEPUTY PROPOSES ENCOURAGE. FECUNDITY; BY A PENSION SYSTEM SACRAMENTO VALLEY IS TO EXHIBIT The Sacramento .Valley in California win .send .a large exhibit to tlra In erhatioual Dry-Farmed Products JEx- jositiou al Lcthbridge, October the Lfforts ot Pro! G 'w, of the UniversHs' of California, executive for that 'State of the Inter, lational Dry-Farming Congress, the Sacram-ento Valley Development, .asso- Nation, has taken the 'inatter, and )I.ins to awards, i'or tlistucts nnd in many indnldual J he S ifiimento Villej tomes un tlie hue and i admissibly to compete, as t'je innu il precipititioii 1U iaches ot an intli un ler the 20 mtoj rainfall rh rcg'nl i position. flurry, in of jt'ster- [day the Kcju-ral debate on the military academy bill. Tin- ilcniocrn- JQ- tic leader from .Missouri, of which j state ihe speaker is the favorite can- I for UIR democratic uoniiiuiiion Paris June I Bultimore denied that the dcmo- imiiistei oi wir in th i crats im'e resiionsiblt for reuproc Mty, i provision for the report of 1 met h is I ud I Lfort tat cliamhei of jdeputiLs i piopo il to mike state! grants to mothers CM" more than four children. This proposal is probably induced .by the resolution pf vital statistics of France for last year which showed only 742.1M births against Tlie likely to cause discussion for M. iirny suggests that the money rcquir- td should be raised bv a tax on bach- elors and childless married men, or I men who have only one child. CANADA WOULD GET THE GREATER CAIN American Parties Now Trying to Blame Each Other for Offering This Country Such Good j Reciprocity Pact i Washington, which, has been -attached by the sen-, i reciprocity precipitated ALL MEN EQUAL EXCEPT "NIGGERS" PURSE OF GOLD FOR INSTRUCTOR SIGNALLING CLASS EXPRESSED TANGIBLE APPRECIATION OF SERGT, MASSEY A very pleasing episode marked the close of the signalling instruction- al class last night. At the "''close of the examination, Mr. F. S. Kilmer, on j aiu] Ocean Falls. B.C, behaK oi the class, presented Scrgl.- Inst-ructor G. C. Massey, 'with a purse RHODE ISLAND GOES IG MAJOSITY OF POPULAR VOTE ASSURES-SPEAKER ONE BAL- LOT AT BALTIMORE 'Providence. R.T., June ompletc returns -from the first Demo- presidential primary in Rhode land, show that Speaker. Champ candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, and Nation- al Commitiieeman Geo. W. Green; can- didate for 're-election, have been vic- torious.' Speaker Clark received 4107 votes to 1333 for Governor Wilson, and 728 for: Governor Harmon. Commiiteeman Green polled 5224 TOtas against for Congressman ;Geo. F. Q'Shaughnessy. The dele- gates to .the Baltimoro convention 'Will support. Speaker Clark on at least one ballot. ate tariff rates. Representative'Prince of Illinois, republican, retorted that "Speak. Chirk is a bed fellow of President; Taft on reciprocity, going even I er than President Taft, and suRest- ing; 1ho of Canada "The people know who are ilspon- siblc for tlie reciprocity fhout- ed Representative Prince. Thev will hold the dcmociJi' re- sponsible for il in November I nw- joiity of the republicans 01 tbjhou.se senate noted ayinibfc the il and dcmocr.iiic passed it Representative Lloyd of; Jisouri, chairman of the 'DemocraticIngres- sional committee.', caino to tlrescue' of KrpresenUtnc the sunn, state arid hacked up went that President TaCl ahout reciprocity "Prcsidd assorted Representative- LI J crcd reciprocitj upon the ex-President" lUpresentatue 1'rincc tt mis ho h'ghh eulogii that it drew COLORED MAIL CLERK BRUTALLY TREATED BECAUSE HIS SKIM IS BLACK I Laurel, Miss., June A. Me- j Aljiin, a negro railway mail clerk, on IV suggests that net} riDnch "is first run from toe to Umon Miss mother should wccne when fifth .returned here last night showing child is horn either risli or llllf bruises and cuts which, he that amount mrt the other lull i sald. lle received at ihe hands of .1 inuitul 'or IICL menu 101 c.aih i crowd "f f "e he i i was called out. of an rating house should he n-ide ac alld; al.tho polllt raarul tjordin, to a sliding scilt M Mcsbim j aoffn the tTacK lle calculates that a woman to his clothing h- eight children hofore she is 31 years i Baia_ ]lmi the men nith ivhips man in the count clil Mould iLceni, i pension of 1 j him a lieiUinK, selling; at him thei i the .recall or thereabouts (ram the- age of to i v.'nnted "no uiggprs on his job He siuiis death sent here to be treated. on Repiescntilivc who intimated that the was rather late in for-the Colonel." i icssiitalive Marwick, is inein- ng out, 'iecl Ref :hc onh has art- ial deu MAY FIGURES TELL 'LETHBRIDGE'S GROWTH PREMIER BORDEN OF KNIGHTHOOD Ottawa. June Borden was offered a Knlght- hood.among the King's birth- day honors, but declined it. ,Tt is probable he will accept, the. honor autl become Sir Robert- when next new year's list is an- nounced. NEW CUSTOMS PORTS' May ill. An order-in-coun- cil has been pass-ad. 'establishing out- ports of customs at Pas, -IVfan. Twin Lakes, AHa., and Souris, Man., oC gold, and in a few well-chosen words tho nnnrpmiitinn of tho boys of the untiring energy that, he had exerted in their and also (he pleasant and gentlemanly manner in which he had. conducted tho class. Serfif. Masscy, in reply, stated, in part, that he grei.itly appreciated the efforts of tlie boys and that it wns only with the very best co-operation on the pan of the class that anything eould he accomplished in so short a time. In this regard lie was pleased to say that lie wns satisfied the Lctli- bridge class had done the host of any he had conducted in Alberta. He felt that the harder anything was to loa-rir (he more satisfaction there was in i liaving mastered it, and thercfort: they would he well repnid for their! efforts. With a general lutnd shaking! and "I houe to you in the class then dispersed. The class KILL THE CUTWORMS Farmers should watch far the appearance of them. The following is a remedy for them: 100lbs. bran. 1lb. Paris green, dry. i- Thcn dampen very slightly with water. It is advisable to add mo- lasses, or 2 or 3lbs. sugar. TO COVER NEGLIGENCE X June In- quiry waa made some time'ago.. consisted of L.t. F. S. Flhner; by the Hamburg police into the Instructor Hcigl, YV. GfsVm; Jackson; Bomb, K. Johnson; Gunner I K. Leys find Ounnet Kelmsley, all the Until Battery C.F.A. Sorgl. details of King Kvnderlck's death here. The Hamburg po- lice dircetw, in an interview, said that Hie' official report ST. JOHN St. -John, X. R, June Liber- al convention here last night nominat- ed I-'Yod J. 0. Knowlfon, James W. Walter K. Foster and W. J. Miihouey lo coiitesr the eiiy in HIP ling provincial oloetions. and for (ho Aiunty. A. R lii'iitluy and Ama- lui' Andcrsou yrfli'B clioucii. X was suppressed out. of eonsid- eration foj- the Danish 'loyal Jfoiiso. This statement 13 con- sidered hero to be very suit- ins ami only Issued to hi' sross' of Ibu IHIPK poliii; after tin; X death. Inm- ng's TO ENCOURAGE BARLEY GROWING JOHN DEERE WILL GIVE SELF- BINDER AT DRY FARMING CONGRESS Interest in barley growing in West- era Canada is ine-reasiug, and ihe ac reage this year is many fold that of any previous year. The demand for barley lias grown steadily and the big malting interest lias been concentrat- ing their interest in tbc larger pro- ducts .of this crop. The IntenuUioiiiU Dry-Farming Oonjg'ress'-'hag been ad- vocating the more extensive growing of barley, especially in great wheat. districts, ami now the John Plow Co., through P. C. MeiJongaU, manager oi" the Lethbridge branch. has donated as a premium for 'he best sheaf of barley exhibited at. the nternatkmal Jlry-Funivsd Products Imposition at LothlrrfdKc, October 2l! next, a John Doere -S'-fooi harvest- er and binder. Thin premium, which is one of tlie most, valuable ever of- fered in a barley conipi-rition, is open to the wprld, and ha delivered to the winner at the company's distribiiL-i ing point nenroM to UKS home ol! tho successful barfly wrov.'cr. The Hiirne conipiiny has also ol.Yred a VanBrunt 20-double disc drill for the best sheaf TENDERS 'THE a CITY COUNCIL WlLLTAKE ACTION ON-TpEM AT TUESDAYS MFETING v Tendeis foiAlie cai briint, foi 'lie" stetn closed tcnlaj at K ouaned _amL rrecom ___: Customs, Bank Clearings and an Advance May, 1912 Bank clearings Building permits Customs returns Homestead entries, May, 1912 ...374 .Figures cannot -He.- ..They must, therefore, leil the truth, and the truth regarding as told bv ihe various returns today is something about which every citizen is proud, Every department of the city's ac-, tivities shows a solid growth over llay of last year, ami ifa geneiallj daj loi Hie buildings to be elected at fatieet laihu noon and w _ j] tndiitions submitted to the Council at their next meeting on lues daj The on the barng and substation bo pushed with all possible sueed, is it is the intention of Siipt.iReid to have ;thc completed, ind ill mnchmerv in jJlact, ieadv foi opantion Julj ul Re polls fiom the inspectors of the nia which is being manufactured Hi the Old Countrj ear to diit.L- JH last year the five months gave.a total of.onl> This'is an increase of 5181, Si'iO, or almost fifty per- cent., and is evidence that tlia million mark-'will be easily passed din-ing -1012. To date this year. 1.90 building 'permits have been issued, and it is mirticuhirly no- ticeable that almost balf of them are for buildings in North The customs returns for month of May -ending yysterau reveal a miukf cd increase over tun cc'rresponding j period last year. The figures are S1 whijo thosft for.ihc! month the fiir giounds this year A list of these has alrcadj appeared in the Herald these two cib con tracts' for buildings awarded, and ths. conttticts staitcd month there wlJ be an gieatci amount ot build ing thin is going on at the present time. It is also .the-intention of tiie'Gatli: olic Ohutrh boaiil to work start ed on 000 chuirh so tint the pioapecis aie at the present time that, there will "be, considerably over. w 01 th ot new building Oroinj- on m (UUP Ho far nothing new. has been heard ,ib to the inleiitiors of tlie Public WorUs department in regard to tnc new post office, and it is doubt Fit} it' a start will be made this summer of May l yoar were be- un offered by the com pany is an Acme harrow, one of the most useful Implements on tho. mod- ern farm, which is offered on the same conditions for the best swede turnips. MR, PELUETIER IS ILL Ottawa, .hint; Hon. L, i'. i'olie- (lor Is III pool1 health, and he will !n all probability havu to a couple1 of reft. IIIR an increase of per rent, which is very The Uo- mluion Lands office returns for the month of May last show ;'7-l entries, j which are divided as follows namcl1- i 23'2 homesteads, 140 pre-emptions, and 2 purchased homesteads. It will he observed that the entries are unusual- ly large, but this Is due to the recent throwing open of the Mclntyrc lease on the first of May last, when the land rush- was In flvidcnce. The remarkable increase in Cus- toms' returns is something which indi- ciit.es tile (rend (if commerce within tho city, almost aa much any oth- er item. This year, in May nlnue, the customs amounted to LIBERALS HOLD NORFOLK SEAT NEW MAN HAD 648 NOT SO MUCH AS THE OLD MEMBER London, election in N'orth West Norfolk (Free wns hold owing to the death of Sir O. resulted in a Libeui! Items .again elected, but with a de- eiva.scd majority. Kltf'- Homnicnle, Liberal, 5G13 K. 1'. .loilrcll, Uiiion- HiH, (ijs Mt Gmrfit While AVii.s the Liberal member for N'orth West Norfolk'-.'since 1300, and at the last, election-'had a majority- of 1JW our Sir -Jodie'] Woodstock B, June 1 Lib i era! convention at Ilnrtland; nominated George W. L'pham, Chattel I Si itth tnrt Prcd H nil Cftn dl da tea to contest, the Oarletorv tv'iu the provincial ;