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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 2, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta TUX PAGES Lellibridge, Alberta. CENTS Number 145 Loss is Estimated at With Light Insurance-Tele- phone Cut Off POPE 78 YEARS OLD TODAY (Special tu the Burdeti, Ji-ne did fTO.MJI) d.unaji: lliis n.uruhie drslioy- :d telephonic cwJimuniiation with the outside. Tbr fire cut in Hunts hardware store, which s n total loss. The prevailing wind was (torn the north, causing the lite to spread. fit aeency ol Hit McCormick ha- plcmetit C'o., uliicb with hs slntk is nlso a complete- loss., C. .Field- ing's sloro Miulh o! the- JkCormick Agrncy, is also a complete loss. In- surance o-i nil plaies disuoicd was light and lie monetary lobs will bo heavy. 'II.c tel'.plwr.f crulr.il was in Hunt's store, and the switchboard was destroyed. The loc.il ofiicc the telephone iyslem stiles tSjal tele- phonic- communication v, ith Hurdell will he rc-csl.iblisl.cd some lime tins siicrncon. Home, -liir.c Plus, besides Enumerable congratu- lations, received many uies- cnts in commemoration 01 Ms ievunty-viglJlh brrthday. which lie celebrated loJay. The IIQU- llff kept bis secretaries, his sis- ters and tils uiecu as his guests at luiiih. littcln 11.1 -r- TAl-Y MAKES CONCESSION TO GREECE WHICH HELPS OUT ALBANIAN PROBLEM Home, June fmpcrlant step toward In Balkan US was announu'il Italy having coaceJcd to Orecic ibe coast Hue of (he former Turkish provtncB o! Kpiius. betvveiu tl.u Kalimas and the bay of L'oK-ila. Frame, which has supported Athens tu pa-st, Las now agreed lo the southern frontier ot Albania rutinhi- tioin.tiii! south o[ Caps Stylos to Gorl'zJ. the of (loriua to be included in Albania. FIRE DESTROYED FARM HOUSE NEAR KIPP SATURDAY- FURNITURE WAS SAVED SMI ML1 I HAD A CLOSE CAUL fire ou Salutitay attcrcoon com-1 ig 'Showing ut' Electrical lie Street Eailwiiy iue Well 1 plciely dtslroyeJ tlo fjrni bouse of e_ Mr. llrncst hites, near Kipp. Ire started in the afternoon, aud is' supposed to have originated in the Senate's Action Ac- cop ted by Minister White, Objected to bv Others MR. TRACY RECEIVES LETTER FROM AMERICAN FIRMS OF A LAUDATORY CHARACTER Ottawa, .lur.e Mr. White gaio notice that tomorrow be will move the resolution providin- oan oi to the Trunk Pacific railway-. I The llnnnie minister 1'ncu explained to the house ilie which tV.e senate made to'Mlic, Hank Act, which has now retained to llie epm- Thesc ate mainly of a minor St. 1'elersburg. June detach Showing a surplus of foi the four moclhs of Inrer.dent Reid's financial sutc.ir.i-iu o: the city elccirlcardepsrtmfi.l rc-uuls tlie aoiitinued prosperity o! llwi uulity. His report on ibis depart inent. as submitted today is fol lows: Department Tolal revenue Total expenditure 1.K cok stove. There being no incaui of .'ightius fire, all that could be dore was lo Rtt out the furniture. It is understood that nearly all the con- of the nere saved. The hou-'e was a fairly good one, and tarried iiboat }SM insurance. London. June A Central News dcsiaicb this afternoon (orrusts that the smoke of battl-: has cleared iron llie Australian political arcca. It will be found that the Labor p.irly hss been -returned to Want City to Recognize Union Lovermg Presided at Saturday's Meeting Thi> LetLbrldgfl branch of tho Stroct Italln.iy Asaociiilon America on Saturday nljfht, with a large at- cower witli a 10-Jority o! four. tendance. to the not having been completed. Aid. Dr. Surplus...... Total quantity, of Imperial gallon F. Total electric output, kilo- is ntt hours, as follows: KAV II KAV.I! .March ............314.500 KAV II April.............JSS.HO KAV.II. Cost of power at the Bi.iluhboiril, 1.007 cents per'K.W.H. The ii.spcc- lion deparlment have read a '.o'-il of C.S30 meters, made new Mayor Hai'ilie ftiul City ngiiifier Jilauchard Ave Not in Accord jnussiail i'olaud owing to llie rcccilit despatches declaring that the sb inhabitants of tho villages there, as tbe Christians baying rela- liad reconed anonoy- threatenins them oil with lg ll.WJ IlleltfrS, Illauc ijli" in! Including 105 horsepowr in nr.o'.ors The inspection tecs arco'.mlfi to ComniisMoaer Tray is in receip of mani- letters from acquamtar.c in (lie i'lii'-eil States ei'rressins thr interest in lie success oi Ms uudc takings in l-elbbridgc. Secretary Runyan, oi the liay Lit Michigan, Hoard ol Commerce writes 1 haic-iuit 4nd ws'ccntamiAg accounts inons. character. A clause ,thal. is made, per missive instead u! mandatory is.tha. providing for iliis lilalilishr.ient in each'provincc oi a registry office lor the transfer of bank shares. Mr. Vihilc cMiress'td the bciiei that this would be equally clteelual. The provision 15 also climraitcd that imiies a "detailed" statement o[ AK- your'reception by the goad pfopb ''j'out.Vcity.' II. or sur- prise' io'nic that Western Canada is on thc'boom, Vspccially when news- papers will give the kind 01 publicity these two papers haic given your reception. I have seen many boosting articles anrt write-ups of receptions to men undertaking work, but 1 have anything to these. Judge George William Moore, ot Ilctroit, cays Although you are in a sense in j foreign country, in an- other you arc not. The relations he- twccn Canada and the United States arc unique in the v.-orid's history. miles of border line be- tween tl.e two countries and in the whole 3.000 milci (berc is not, a fort or a soldier. The will ai.d Iho Rood sense ol the two countries is better guarantee o! pr-.u-e thin frown- ing fortresses or bristling bayonets, id that while jou aro in a technical foreign couaitj lido not consider you or our "newly found friends foreign- ers in the ordinary acceptation of lhat term, because'on both sides of the lir.c we arc striving in .the same direction for higher and better con- ditions- Mr. -lohn Ladd, manufacturer of Dairy .Machinery al Saginaw, Michi- "Thc daily papers ot Ma) 1'th were imtced very welcome. 1 am dtlighfcd to note that jour in- troduction to the business interests of your home so favorable and' so optimislir. f should l.e glad Ihe future to keep in touch with The minister" explained further.the ourbo be pursurd in fol- owing up Dr. ..Stcclc's amendment iroviding for sterilization oi bank notes. Tl.e minister said that a.report had hccn made Ijy-.a United Stairs [reasury 'lately, declar- ed Ibat germs not' lodge on bank jills, became of tbc.lnk. Mr. Wlnlc said that before the de- partment, makes jny regulations be will haic bacteriological tests made 1o see Mhat germs there are oafbapk bills. W. P. Xickle (Kingston) entered vigorojs protest against the action o the Fnance Minister in adopting In their entirety tho amendments of th senate, although they nullify 4n man 11 NOT HKh ffl. Street Railway.Department The report of'lhejatreot railway u> uarlment shows thd exptaei deficit, amounting to Tbu total number'of rrissencers carrit'l up to April 30, was -Hi.k-G as lullui---- February March'.................. This inftkcs'a flaily aieraso of 3an7. Tbo total earnings were S19.0M.2S. mule citizens haie been drmUng dark brown water on sufie ranee Ibis spring, iecurc, tlicy thousht, in Hie beliei that ihc lounci! would altor.l relief before the Hoods next spring cause a recurrence ol mud in the wa- trr supply, tire proposed filtrat'on plant has gor.e no further' ihan it was siv weeks ago. Tiic Herald this fourd the reason. Tliore Ml .529 H7.153 moumig ic'uj'n nem ai me i p0m a diflercuce of opinion between the rrctors ,lcro Ic.elcctcil to office: F.' mmiramn- and city engineer and the mayor, T.-IIO is sick> u. u. Dowman, C. Us (0 cent, an engineer himself, as to Ihe tini K K M. amj L. jaw R. oi filtration plant to mstal. l.ntil M Johnstone. The of the I __ __ oiViSrlrl rp erating 'expense amonnted to 'jfiti.e iargosl items was ari occupied llie chair. Aid. ilcNatb to J been preseot, but was de- tained. There uera also two re-pre- of Trades and Ijibvr Co.mvil prt-seni IQ tho persons o{ Lewis Mcore Mr. McLaln, Ixivering delivered a rousing Jloore reviewed the nlno months' strike ci inlnen Jor re- coenilion of the union, acd clalmal thai [ho sacrifices madd were -worlb, vhtie It ttas oolj through orgaalza __ and staudlag together that a la boring mail able to get of nis rights. Mr. Meld in ateo spoke on. the bent- fits of oTganIzation. Officers were, elected, IA Pre siden t, K.. IHgby; t, TWENTY PER CENT. Mr. Clecieut3; secretary-treasurer, H. DIRECTORS ELECTED AT Dell; Mr. Gardiner; cor- ANNUAL MEETING ibis diRerencc is seltleii, will have muddy water. City Enj' HI an char (I X.-..L- i busir.ess ior the fiscal year 2-cenU per K. W.- H., amomilin? to Car" service, or v-ages to the operating J3.CS3.2i. The recommendation of Supl. Held, that the cost of to the street railway sysleni.be reduced -'from 2 cea'ts per KAV.H lo I 5 cents per K. YA'.H. would made a reduction in -irp on'eratinB expense ol over SUOO. last facturers' ol tbe liell C11 C ivC- ilcScit down to-' The cl us .Comuiilfcc to Dis- cuss. Differences quarter, dcScit down Iff at Toronto- They claim to be tha Once acain the city fcaml cor.cett1 question v.as liciorc tlic citj- council tins aitcruoon. II. Milne, willi two other members ol tlic hsnd, waited on tho council to lay belorc them {heir decision ivith regard to the re-, solution passed at the last mccliog ol Ihe council lo the effect that respects tho v.ork of the b.inkins and j nclv 0{ instruments is commerce committee, nhlch had "givfcn lo the hand, ihat oi weeks to consldcraUoo. of the bill, lization be required to" sirn an" a jou I look for great results jour activities.11 from EDITOR HAD TO RETRACT The amendment ;in regard to the aterilizition of bank notes decided uixm by the committee had been un- anlinoualy asreed to, yet Iliis liad changed by the' senate and it-said that the alteration raado in the upper house, was based on scientific grounds, tt appeared, he- said, to bo on Ihe strange tliat back bills are not good for mic- robes. Mr. ICickle then criticised the inlro ductlon of the "may'1 instead of "stall" in the clause authorizing the c-siablifihment of stock transfer of- nccs In the various provinces. lie believed tho result would bo lhat the batiks would not establish these olflces and lhat succession duties would con- ment for tw6 concerts a week from "May 1 to Oct. )5. The letter rest! by Mr. Milne show- ed that the letter received from the council was not taken with any tuo The report bad not been dismissed V'llJ made Ins first icpoi.t Jo. the council t be the installation or a Roberts' sjstem filter. To find out I its efficiency trie council sent him .to a Rolerts' filter was installed'fast :'oar. Although his report on life vlsil-hai? never read in council, thej Mayor stated this morning laudatory to the Saskatoon'plant. Mayor Hacdie had been carrying on some correspondence limi- He in touch the manu- filters cent. in LARGE CLASS FROM THIS CITY AND 10 Three ucrfcs Irom torfay pupils Jrades VIII, IX and X, all o Alberta will commence writing in ouni was n lu com- ;ooii grace. In (act, the band annual examinations. For the nitlee looked on the council's motion the examinations will is a threat, which they considered Juno 25 to June 27. In The decision of the hand is that they will not accede to the request of the council for the extra weekly conceit. There was a great deal ol discussion, the mayor suggesting that a contract be drawn up wliercby the band would give a scl cunihtr of con- certs during the year, sure of the council. T a jcar wouli! be e.iougli, and he ask-' Orade X the djlci of examination ex- tend to Monday. 30 csam- inations in (irate XI aid XI[ u'nl be held between June' 25 and July a. Lelhbriilgc -..i" this jear send up more pupils ior than makers ol the best fillers mafic Knglan4 'ihey put Mm in touch with of cities owning Urll and also with Dr. Holmes, oi Sas- katoon, who has usilcd lie made personal in- spection oi Uell filters in operation. Dr. Holmes reciimmer.ils the Bell- fiitcr for l.ethbridge.- His letter to he mayor is at all laudatory to he Roberts' plant. In fact, lie slat- ed that the water passed the liter during the spring freshet was decidedly oi a muddy hue. "That is the saiil tho mas or, "that are drinking muddy water now, and that the filtration plant has not been decided upon. I drink the same, water as the rest.of the people. Have keen, drinking it for 15 ;eais ar.d it hasn't killed me met." Until the controversy between tlie two ei.gir.eers is settled will liave tu v.att patiently Eor bet- ter watsr. responding secretary, -ilr. Conkrlgbtv warden, Mr. Long; sentinel, -Mr. McCarthy. There was also an, esecu- tive comaiittee of five memberB and At tl.e rector annual meetitig oljtwo ticlegalea to the Trades and T.a- tlic diuctors o[ the Brew- bor Council tletted, wbose Earner ing and Mailing company, was vere not today, held at tuday. the dl-1 It was Ollt that while the rrctors ucrc te-elccteil to office: minimuiu' and nmiimim pay here is Is an hour, in Sasfcatoou, legina and Edmontoa figures arft 32 10 40 cents. There is, hovietfcr, no disposition at present to ask for pay." The jaea to- sli7G that times aro quiet, anl that ths not jet bting a year old, has not begun to make both ends meet. The city will in ao way be hampered by the men on the-wagcs question, al-' reel that -with the pre- Lseut cost-of the scale paid ia any too There is HE-- bounded confidence in the city to do the right thing just as soon as cir- permit. What the men will do soon, bovr- GTer, ia to ask recognition of the pin- ion, and as that demand is a very reasonable one, tbe men are confi- dent that public opIdoTi will 'back them iip. All fhe employees but tlirce are at Awflll HaVOC CaUSCCL memberk of tlic union. Tha Chaffeur llac- I m "Iso 60lns lo a'IIiroach lho ing With Rnihvuj' Train ring the year, at tl.e plea- 1 c.xccss Of Hid. the council. Twenty concerts grades a Wore. numtcr be in The fc.ichers oi the _._... now mating tl.tir final solutions of candidatrs. ann inai auccepsiuu uuiies nju- o tutn umn tinue to bo collected twine on committee to acce.Ic lo other cv.wiination centres in the Mariiuelle, >licb.F .lime Col. Tbeodoro Roosevelt von Ills libel eult aKainst Georgo A. Ne'wcll, who charged tho Col- oncl and having waived dani-'tgca after tbe defendant ntlprcd a re-, IracHon, was nisarded Eho nomlnnl flnmngcs of cents provided iti such cases hy the lawa of Mlchlfiai. Kach party lo the suit Jiavc lo pay Ills [ten sos. IIHUU ly WD uulln I _ j stocks, once by the province In nrc li.lairlll.CTt'' laimangij. Jonloy, Granuni. Orasij Lake, Mac- eoil, Alanrath. Medicine Hat, Xai.- on, Tinfhcr Crort, Kajmond, Slave llio deceased lived, once by province In nMcli Ihe counal head olUcoa of tho bank. He Was Surprised "I am Mr. Nicfole, "thai tho minister o( finance lias not come lo the reacuij Hio coinmonfi' commlltec." Mr. Wlillo rose tc say that Ibo mem- ber for Kingston could not have heard all hS had said. Ho had ciplalncd that the legal cBcct' ol the word "mas-" Is iracllcally the same as '.he word "shall" thai would bo Ihe in- tcrnrclnlion of tho conns. (Continueci on pago 8) a special committee of llic _ _ ill incol loinorrou niRbt to drau up a agreement. "A man belongs lo a brass explained Conductor Cline in leaiitig Ihe of pocket cr.'l ol a >ear. "Soniethiiig said MA. i alderma i iis recent fight for atdennanlc salar- LfcOREAIE June Austin. Firl- tUh rocl laiircsto jfrcfc HC'6, died to- day, at ths ese ot 77. .'.IdciJ Austin, licsliles being n KM a burrlsUT, a crlltr. n novTllnl, a 7.ar corre-scondcnt, 'and a political uritcr. Jlc fiilillblieil his (irst [.oem KING'S BIRTHDAY auonjniouslj at the egc of after he had taken his degree at London Uni- versity. He never'practised law. lie was a newspaper la Home (or tnanr years, and oc lOlio'.'fd tlie of Ihe Fraiico-Pnisalan f.ar In 1870-71. lundiiuarlcrs of the I'rtisaian Tomorrow Is lho hirthdaj' of the reigning sovereign. His Imperial Majesty King George V. Thft fchools, banks and public offices will be closed, Mil as the day lias not hesn declared a general holiday by Parliament, no other offices will observe Ihe day. The city ff offices will remain open as us- ual. It has been suggested ttal Inasmuch as the schools did nol fly Iho fins on Victoria Day, li mlsrot be possible, lo re- cognize Ihe King's blrlhday. t> 11, Taber, C. P. R.'S FINE STflUCTUR ACROSS WILL EE 16 TRAINS DAILY Chief of report for llie month of May. uliich was laid on the tablo al llio city council today of more than ordinary con- Islolng as It diJ, a report of Hie var- Ions crimin'l cnsss nlilth time un- der police notico during Ihe month. I'oiir cases of robbery with rases of theft were reported. During the month Iho department collected S337 in fines. OMhcse Ihe chief ons was the fine Irojn Cnrtey convicted of keeping liquor for In the segregated district. aiolen properly reported amo-jnted lo ?87J, of which ?C52 has bceu re covered. Edmonton, Jur.e cnger train to llie nw lilgh level loft the south sklo fct-i- lion at t o'clock this morning. On tho Ir.iin were the local oillclr.ls of the C. several prominenl men of the- rily. On Snr.day. June I5lh tlie first regular scruce of trains commence when the (rack will bo laid right lo tho uorlh aide station. Sixteen trains are scheduled to croad the river e.ich day. Iliver, Minn Jur.e ntly racing the wcsthourf Iyer, ll.e ol an( automobile nd ln-o occupants were instantly illcct and three olbsr occupants bad: injured in an cRort to pass front ot the train at a crossing a mile o! here Ihe machine was truck and demolished. 'The party ire from Piinficld, Minn., and were >n their nay to Clear The wagon road and the railroad tracks run parallel at.lhc. place and the train men saw.Ibat Dawsoa was racing with tho train. Uhen the cross was reached, the automobile was in the- lead and eye' witnesses say the accident was Ihe result ol the driver cither misjiidzins the speed of the onrushing tram or his distance it. Just as tl.e machine reached lho centre oi the track pilot ol the locomotive struck it, wrecking it and hurling the occupants iiearly a hun- driver of the machine J. R. Dawson Mrs t'. C. Dan-ion, daugh'.tr ol Mrs J. S. The njurcil J. S. Uauson, Icgcu o.l, Krar.ci? chiM, arin cu ofi at dhow, small son of Mrs.- C. C Dawson, barlly bruised. superintendent with- a rerjueat for aa improied tesl a3 a qualification for emplojment It U somo kiiowledge of the job should be. dis- played iefore a man is given employ, ment, CEpecially In with, tho handling of Ibc motor. It is un- derstood thai tno days' apprenllce- is all that Is forced present. ASSERTED THAT SALE WAS II LEGAL OWING TO BRAND BB- ING IMPROPERLY AD. V6RTISED I drcd feet along the tracks. The rtrad Frank Dauson, Thoro Is likely to be eomt IrouHs the- sale ol a horse at a local liv- ery stable on Saturday, uniler a Hen. note It is claimed leal, the brand, was not properly Ihe horse was stolen from a Magrato. man "prior" to ils" fcncalBg'tWrilVery--------- stable. .Tho name of Ulb alleged thief Is openly mentioned by those making the assertion. The. matter ha'a been placed iu a lawyer's and an ef- fort will be inada to recover. Tho horse was sold 6'lbject to a cbarga for keep at Ihe lliery stable, as pro- vided for In tho act regarding estrajr animals. THIS WAS A MOST IMPOSING PROCESSION Ottawa, June a procession of men and an open air mass with a of persons anrt a largely attended bamoet, the Union St. Joseph ot Canada, one of tho strongest .French-Canadian frater- nal societies, yeslerday, celebrated tho fiftieth anniversary of Its foundation. Ills grace, Archbishop Onuthler, cele- brated mass In tho open air. Medicine Hat, Alta June 3 -The! report o! the Methodist ronicicnce ihows a .membership ol a gain of '1SOI oven last year. Total moncj raised for all purposes a The average giving per Member for all purposes was Missionary money raised tor general fund, 622, and by Women's Missionary So- ciety SG.13S, both rhowln; consider ts variic-1 at were built .lur- ,ng the year. Kunilsy schools showcl ;ood progress and young people's SD- eiliei mane slight gains. A memor- ial service was held this mornic? in honor si Ilel. lieubcn K. llawlin, II. A wto dictl at Taber a lew wei-ts ago- able increases.. Corgrcsations support and DANSEFF HURRIES HOME Ixindon, .lime S. Daaseff. Ihe irinclpal Unlgt.rian piaco delegate, society, SutStn new- ehurchss. wlucd j to an u. and nine.new parsonjg- governmciii. ;