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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 6, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TWELVK PAGES LethbrlClge, Alberta. Friday. May CENTS Number 149 oular Cily Employee Mel Tragic H Likely Happened At 11 tMs morning George Mc- elceuician In the pinptoy the Uecl, clcttrotuttd, while fi a pole direct Ij in front, CaldUmian Hall on 7th ulh. The direel cause ol contact with a primary Uitrlc Alight -wire larrying 2200 olts. 01 uotc on the cib, and work on the pule had jpfn conipleltd. 11 is customary for men to work together on .-.here "live vtires aic bundled. hi this case, lite transformers on the rth street Itid were beiu? ind the job this pole was MiKcnrie's working partner, far pen tcr. hart just lett tlit ynd Vc IvtDTif bad all of Ins ,Kc safety hcH re.xdy to the mb. He had r.ol unhooked the fccl the pole, and holding on io tic, gla'-s insulator on the prunafj cimnl, but tlui Irurt must have old, as hare xure vas exposed jus next a joint, and his hand us in contact uitli it some minutes he fore death occurred, Hctng'fn con tact with the live have caused de.Uh alone. It tie iTssnry that ttic ciicuit thioiigh hi jo'Jy be completed. The wire coimcc tors in McKenzie's hell had caugh ut another hare wire, and in rcachio around with his oilier hand to fii tiie connections 'off the wire, the cir cml was completed, as lie still clua; io tt.f insulator on flic pnmarj with his right "Hie. rcorlmen on the grour.d, were, AloOHlies, C. H. Carpenter "Slick" ai.'d Tom Shales did'not hear a murmur from McKen and n aware that" thing rd by 1h'e completion of the circuJi AOTkDJcii'lDibiediate-ljr .climbed "Ih 'Die- end '-released ttie victim, no '.iliziDg 'that lie was dead. JlcXally and the superio leaden the electrical department wcce no vd, as were.also the police, an was called at once. Bu had been instantaneous, idy was removed to 'akiag Parlors. The right ban "burned almost nff, ar.d a hum on the left hand, where it can: n contact with the connecters, w; slightly crisped. The power c1 -oil immediately after Ins intinutio ol death was received by the dcpar menl. George McKcune had been with II city electrical department for and was an evtremc' popular young man. He was twent eU and a half years old, a uiemhi of No. 3 lodge of the 1. 0. O. F and lived at the- career of 2nd avc-nu and iatb stud. He ua1? marrfd and leases a wife and two small chi a aix monthV old bab 1 whom the accident which tost tl RTe of a father and husband, is ill I a severe shock. McKcn7.lt was an atlilelo ai wrestler of some cole, anil was vc: popular with all his associates. This the first oi electron lion in the city, although several sc shocVs have reviUcd from co ,lact wilh lire wires. Dr. liners, the- i-oroner, was out f.f (he city a it time, of soing to proijs, and tiAtfnithoriUe-s could not reach him, Horala succeeded ir; the phone at 'lab- or, Vhad just finished an in- IntoWnc- death of a farmer who dcld on the street jcster- fftrJ'V'vMen [apprised of the facts, Dr. Kiverl Inr-dght Ihnt in all probabil- it> aif ftiqiifst wouM he required. li. JlcGillW of the electrical de- jiarlmctt, imtrcd the piece of that contact with the back pi McKcrf EC'S hand, and thiee burns ''arc visibly on Abe wire, where hii Jhrsc kinuklcs Iducheri it. The inwl- ilion or covering (s badly worn, ar.d aHs tnat it was never m- for itSMVUion, and that each is warned to wire as hfirefund not to contact uilli ;t a cir- uit n.'y b> any char.co frrnplcl- one of of tin.1 liLtcrnaiional and a nicmbcr of the Greek colon) here, who answer- ed (hf call of Iiis land, .md active service the The- CONVENTION WILL BE HELD IN RED TO SPEAK Hf3 Deer, June ueek ibc Alberta Uaptist convention meets in ReJ Doer. One hundred delt-aates art- oxpeck-J to On Tuesday af- lerr.oon and eieuii'fi ibt1 meet? On 1-holo was taken outside the at S o'clock the contention 'remier Makes --Attack on Sir Wilfred and Senate-Is Chall- enged to Appeal UK the People OUawa, June the govern- uent intends at a later tl.ile lo .legislation for tie anymg oul ol ihe naval bill pro- 'jdir.g for attiuiriug of construction if three Hrsl battleships uas the Premipc Horden in the bouse The state- ment came in t'i a maisf" of Sir Laucier regarding "uture policy of ihc government. ut _lhe fact-thai ala the' 6i in- formation supplied IheBiU- ish" said Ihe Pieinicr. 1 ull may yet he possible Jo niake ight that has been, made rong. Press dispatcbrs stale that three ships Canada uas to been consUucled will be built the British taxpayers H is im- possible inr us to inatre'any advar.c fa tb.-it end, because the bin has. been defeated by parlia menl though realty .only by a 'feu parties who'do not represent Ihcrea desires of tlie Canadian people. "As Ibe three ships tbat> will r.ov he built by the admiralty hre to be of the same tjpc as those ite pro and arc to "be used for thi same purpose, I rto say that it is thi intention of .this government if it re mains in power, as il iijidouhtedl lull, to britig rtoMii al a later dat a proposal for the at-quiring or con strutting of three battleships as iva proposed by tlic- Xaval -Ud Bill o 1912, and nc hnpc'iti that way be lore the. completion of these snip that we nil! he able, to rfo iha which a partisan maioriU in the sen ate prevented us from' doiiiR. ihaU take and pay for thos ships for the use of His Majesty to the common defence ni Ihe Umpire-' The fcOverRincnt, -said Mr.- Uorrier ba'l obtained the of the. lone house, rcPirsf-nling Ihe prople Canada, in carrying out nava proposals, bul the government riir (ENDERSON DIRECTORIES 3URNED not obtain the orahle in l ol ceita'ai hon senate, were but the. cclui of Ihfi intent of the opposition leader, be cause his follow era in Itie .common had openly boasted that- tbe uppe house would Kill thr, bill. Likewise the Liberals in tiir senate Timl open ly stated tliat hut for Sir rier, the bill would liavo scnaie. Ilifw Sir as the upholders of the con stitution. he himself n.is prt THE CASE WAS DISMISSED The evidence in ibe case cf Hex vs. niith, Tatnley and AtMusou was so that Judge JxckFon ilis- ed ihctn The> fttre charged Itb robbing Pat Haran, b-Jl llaran'a wn evidence given after lie sobered on Wednesday did cot carry mucli el slit. l in Janiita, the day ifru cit> ixas captured by tlie Ureok aras Tifls a mcniber1 of a comj.pny which took ait active pjrt In the his- toric lapiuro, anJiwbich was td of aloul totally from At- btria, and scvera! from WinniptE. 'Coiaras has a'brother in on Tlitrd avenue, and'upon his rcuira lerc viill so into buRincss for hEmEPlf (R Fifth street. He'is expected back n about els ASKATCHEWAN ODDFELLOWS DECIDED TO. ACCEPT MEM BERS AT 13 OF- AGE' Saskatoon, Jur.e Sivly-five 'as 'iranls .ivrrc nuttaled into thi Owana cnc.impmeiiL today, ar.d this iractically. ought tu a close most successful grand lodge meeting be by Hon. C. Kullier- ford, of Etimoaton, and J. C Sycamore, M.A., Calgary. On Thursday evening addresEPS will be given by Principal D. 11. Sharp, of Me Arthur College, and Kcc. Patterson, Kdmontou, Hev. J. R. Slillwcll, a missionary from India; also Dr. MoKay, of Toron lo. and lir. Wbldden, of BraniiQa Cot !ege, 1 be present and deliver ad during the SIILL mm SCHOOLS WILL E BOARD OF TRADE The Board of Trnde has decided to the Boards of Trade, and siaml by the .tJiern a. last night the indv'e" lo'open the IHocd Ilc- T-.-> .Uct- 1' "r- Fifteen new Gses Reportec Yesterday Only Entrance Classes Will Continue I Odd Fd in It vas decided that, Ihc r.ext .session vould bt held in Retina. George Kill- ers, .of Saskatocn, was elected grated nailer. In future thV age limit for to Odd Kellowbhip be IS instead of 21 as at presn.t. A commiltoe uas appointed to cqUeet a fund io louarils Ihc cccction of a. peaie tiuuininenl in Copenhagen, Jcnniarl.. The delegates ucre driven around city today. The conven- tion has coi.cludcri all regular busi- ness, but the delegates will remain to witness initiatory ceremonies to- :norrow by a picked Icani irom three lodges. TOOK -TURN FOR WORSE TODAY THINK AN OP- ERATION NECESSARY Epsom, Eng, .lnr.e condi- tion of Miss Emily Damson, the mili- tant suffragette, wi.o so severely ivriile interfering with the King's horse In the Derb> on became much Norse today. She vasscil a night, and the doclcrs consider the symptoms An operation will be neces- SASKATCHEWAN MASONS Saskatoon, June Masonic Oramt of Saskatchewan will be held in Saskatoon, June 15, l6.and 20. Some two hundred delegates arc ex- pected to attend. MOB VMNTED HAN WHO STAB STRIKER HAND IN HAND, TO FIGHT jWJnnlppg, I (it this evening at 6 SO In lhe Mender-' bn-bullding, occupied by Henderson's Mrectorles, and W..R. .VoMe A Co., tanufaclurfcg Jewellers U ntflrted the NoWe ten after le bad left, and spread tb4 elpvalor The loss wilt (sft.OOO to Iho Jowcllry (inn and Henderson all fully ired. Assistant Fire Chief 'Code 'come by smoke and h-id lo homo. lo say that for ten >C.ITB Ih leader of the opposition had opcnl violated HIP conslittition nccordin to his own intrrprctation of Ihc con Sir Char lea Tnpper ti'ilh violatin the prmcLples the constitution making appointments to the senat holding th.il the proprr nterpret? of act required a equal number of each part on tb floor ol the upper Yet in not one single instance after be came in- to power had Sir'Wilfrid attempted In fulfill liis A! thf ronsti- tullon Having InJii-atrlJier" ate his men complacently I Thc in a faclorr staled that could direct t fi'cnnany, -luxe h tic bctueen police and stukcrs in PNSO.I.S nere .seirrcly was [o'ight night in tne suburb of KiaueiidoriT as Ihe se- Views arc Different From Stuff Cabled Over by Toron- to Correspondent London, Juno Toronto cor respondent of Hie Times says thla Ding: "Outside the rank A of act parlizans, nil! be a deep angry feeling that the humiliation o: Canada Is complete, and that wCS1 "juiggcsticn, hnnettir srKuutij-, of'im anarla's Parliament Closes With Speech From the Throne Reviewing Legislation Passed State Prisoner is Now a Free Man awj, C. The :r.o3i sirtnu- atiil the interesi- oi I'arlianu-nt since Con- di-ration, tarn.- 10 a tiose ihis ifier- ai i uVotk, nin-u ?ir Cimrles nuallj iccrog'Kd the House. eie 'Aem usual terenioni ough tlie crow d in ti'.e Senate cha v HO' a? or as trllll ll> as it DnW ol Connauglit are Ready for Work and Pupils are now En- rollinp; I-'dinontorA, June three icultural siSiook erecteil on the mcial mo as Ira lion Earnis ai Olds, Clareslioltn atid Veinulion the had beea present. 7hcre alfn iot quite so much fuss and fathers The seJiBlon has Jusi c'osed vaE the longest sicco 1901, he Houfe bav ng been actually, Eh- HI dsyB. It tbe Eeea'.on stressed rhe bitterest ttrys- e- ihe parlies ticce 1S6T. For ihe firs'. in history add also had a State prisoner; R. C, Miller, v-liQ icfuie.l to tell Ibe public ICCOUQIS comuiittee irhit he did T" th be said U cost him to business for the Uiaraon'l Light Co. Mr. Miller was summoned 10 the bsr of the House, and refused to talk. acJ Tras thea In- carcerated in the county CarJeton ho has been languishing for the past monlhf. (be guns boomed fioai Xepean Point this r.oon, announcing the prorojailon of Parliament. -Miller talked out of tho prJson cells a free man. (he House met thla morning SIT Wilfrid Laurler read a from Vancourer to the effect that ftfty-fo-Jr miners from Durham. Enp- land, are strttided in that city, and In Hon. T. CroCoers said that ha had not heard the matter, but that an inquiry nould be matte. Mr. Proulx. ol Prescott, wid that aa there might bo an, electton before Par- liament meets again, it no old oe of interest, more particularly in Quebec, for Ibe pfopie to know whether oc not the Xaval Service Bill of 1910 is to be repealed. Mr. Bordeu replied that notlee of the ideation of the government in re- eovermnenl will he opeaetl to to ihe Bill would .tudents this summer. The three given' well lu advance of a general n-incipals of rl.e have just Je named by Ihe HOB. Duncan Mar- ihall, minister, of agiictiltuce. '.The nriucipaU .will up their residence at the schools ncxl moutii and will commence organisation of classes. Already -a consitferible number of students places in th> schools. The al teaching to he ghen in these schools will he umler the direction of he Uoard of Agricultural Education be appointed, during the Hon- T.YDX Pugstey drew the atten- tion of the Prime Minister lo ihe clr- sumstances t tat the States tariff nlll contain a provfeion which month by Fhe head ol the Vermilion, school, K, A. Howes, A t comes Irom the of N'evarta, anrf was for- r.erly principal of the MacDonalri CcHSoIidatcfJ school at GiieJph, and afterwards the Dominion, Seed branch. W. J, Klliotl, U.S.A., head of tte iValural Resources branch of ll.e Canadian L'acific railway, will take charge of the Oiils school, J. Stephen, HA., H.S.A., who has been appointed principal at Cl arcs- holm, is well in and Saskatchewan and is al the present time arranging a system of agricul- tural education in the high schools of Manitoba. GERMANY IS POOR IN MONEY BUT STRONG IN CRUSHING FORCE Paris, .rune. startling iig- were given by Depntj Andre Le. iver in on llis fetiver as io the financial frosKion of e epidemic might lie triple alliance, composed of Ger- many, Austria-Hungary and Italy; and of (he triple entente, composed of Clreat Hrltata. France aud in (ho course of a speech on three years' Eenice in the army 6f Ktaneo, ereJ jesterdsj'. Jfe said: "German) Is unable to afford a long staled that hc'coujd direct thme fieatlcir.cn to defeat the will of people. went on suite somft time ngo. evening one of them molested a Last Ufien Was ft U had been announced by the Brit- led gomimicM, Mr. Burden, llial the the, I'nitcd Klrgdoui would be called tipon to pay for tfic three that nho had coTitiinicd ai irork and In the fighl ensued, the stritcr was slahhcd and killed The stnkefs1 comrades later pAthcrcd in a great croud in front ol ll.e lactoiy nni[ de- manded thai the non-striker be hanJ- cd over lo thorn. Their leanest to he- laid ctona "in place of rclnsM and (hey to (Jo- (Continued aje 3) faclorv. V-orUr influence or concern. The tl-'li government has provided (or thi benefit of (be Canadian peopfpj And at the rcnueat cf (heir elected repre- fnformatfon on tnat- ters of-fart, sifilrh nas necessary to a clear underalandfag of the naval problcrf..'- This much IB "row clear: that nd naval policy, whether tempor- ary or permanent, can be carried Into effect wlih reference to the clector- -paxe GOT INTO LABORER'S SHACK AND 5TO LE WAS GIVEN SIX MONTHS SaAaloon, .liir.c him- self ofl as fattclfre Kcevcs (o a number ol workmen in a shack catly morning, 'Frederick Kelix lthiiv stole 'into Ihe room Carter arid relieved his pockets ol Late last night he taken into custody by Detective AMcison, of the city detective de- partment, ar.d 'this morning ar- raigned RrowFi and n charge of stealitif; money He pleaded guilty to stealing of the Money. lie vas subsequently sen- tenced to jail fpt six months. In the arrest of Kly Ihe police r.c that they rounded the tnli crooV iu the jiena-llzlng Importatioca of CanadUn pdip from any provmco having ,re-: strictidns in regard to esport. A tar- iff of IHO dollars per .ton Is -being 'irapoaed, while pulp from alKother. countries will be adroltled duiy free. le desired to kr.oiv if it was the In-, etition of the to make iny xeprcEeatadons" to Washington.' in reference to the matter. .Mr. fJordcni said that the question had been engagftng the attention oC' Ibe government for three or four weeks, and the British Embassy nt Washington had been communicated 1th. Premier Rorden, in answer to Sir l.aurier, said it was tho mien- tlon of the government to re-introduce at a later dale the bill providing (or three ciroadno-jghis for the Imperial Spcteh fram trie Throno Ttie prorosalton speech was: ''Hon. Gentlemen of the Senate; Gentlemen of tho IfoiiEe of Commons relieylnR you from further at- tendance in Parliament after a pvo- tracred session, I tbanfc jou for (ha aBFiduily with wblch you hafc de- voted ?ourselves to the Important subjects that have beeti submit led. for your conslderatioa. It is satisfactory to note that your labors rcault- cd in many beneficial measures. "The act granting for the ad- of agricultural Instruction Ehould ensure tbo co-operation of the; provinces within the IJomfnfon In se- curing for the people a more thor- ough and comprehoasUe knowledge of improved methods by thla sreat Industry may be carried on with great er advantage, not only to the produc- er, but lo the community at large, "In renewing the, chatters of the banta for another period ol three the Hank Act bas recolvf.d careful and thorough, consideration and Important have been adopted, providing more efficient safe- guards' for the protection ol both The banks of the countries and shareholdere. chief triple alliance pos- sess OTily 97ll.6QO.000 In golfl. Mth fii circulation; the triple entente tliosc of; OC-0 In ihtlr vaults, and tn circulation, points to Germany re- lying on a sudden overwhelming at- tack, should isnr be declared There- fore France must always a large army on tfoo frontier." DUCHESS IS CONVALESCING London, .Tune annumic mont wag male at Clarence ,IIo-j8c tonight, (hat the Duchess of Con- naught had .made eicellent progress, and It is hoped lo remove licr to" Hig- fhol in ahcut a Her Higlitiesa Is lu v adhesion Canada :reaty of commerce and navigation, between ihc United Kingdom and, tne empire of Japan has been accomplish- ed under which should tend lo-promote friendly relations and in- crease commercial intercourse be- een the two countries 'Provlston has been made for the eslabliahment ot a parcels post, the for Mhlch has been tcng fell, 3mi It doublet! teat the Jac-' Slities thus afforded will bo greatly appreciated throughout the "The trade agreement batween Ca- nada and certain of the West Indian colonies now been Drought Into, force, and U '13 confidently expected, (hat trade 'and Intercourse between portions of the Knipire vrlll be' thereby1 ar.d' 1 The amendments made (o Ihc cria-, ;