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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 9, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Lediln-iilge. Alberta. Mtnuhiy, .June ft, CENTS Number 351 101BIY Prices Apl lo Go Lower-Mayor Says Stringency Hampers Activities (tut i juim be before It is beitei. L have LtrnuVou froai u local bank who this morning received a Ictlei' from bid head contain illt? a geuerjl atalelilcut of the out- look." Mavoi h'nnucler uf llie city lO'indl, ia his own lime these iJnj- a uly tlicee hard linns ia no sinecute. Ite sees break crs Tiie new turn tu Ihe v..ir situatio: cfTm oti Canadian bond Tho Muvor believes that they is ill sell closer lo SO Ih.lu before very tony, is Just wondering u-fosi ihc vlll do with ihc issues which arc be- ing volcd today. A feu1 uccks llie ul.v t-old JJOO.C'JU of IHe per cents tUlns mi option on about of and four and' one-half perccnls to tue Wood, fjrundy Co. These are being [irlnteii, but will have to be to l.eihbrulge and Ftgned be- fore tho city trcasuij will see any of tile money. Will Relieve Strain on Credit The issued being voted on today lo about vlcan dp all the cilj's inrteutedtn___ if lha bylavxs pass, but there is a grave doubt whether they Aill lor several months jet. In lhat case they will Ukeb be printed anil de- posited willi Iho banks so tbat the cU> can get at least a portion or the to c.irry on its business. Court or Revision Tomorrow Tomorrow ilic council will uicot loi Ita final session as A conrt ot re- vision on the 1313 assessment. Dur- ing the past weet the mayor hod the audilors busy digging up musty re- cords finding out juu where the city lUujfgJinpnclaUy, in resard to both luticut accounts, lie declares lhat tho system in vogue has led lu juany inconsistencies in tho accounts, which are rlurgeable lo nothing but system. Tho records for the past five sears have been dug up, and a report, lery heavy and bristling Milh figures, will be laid before the council tomorrow. This report will lie carefully perused before the re- Msed assessment is confirmed and the tax rale lor the jcar struck. The Water Question Again Among other things 'which will bo discussed at the meeting i.ill be- the water auestion. The mayor sajs he. Is open lo criticism In Ibis ques- tion, but the financial strin- gency, vlilon, he declares, is norse than citizens know. Generally speak- ing, the citizens who have expressed Ihclr opinion on the matter, agree that the city has a financial problem of Importance to solve, but think Iho council should have pat forth an cy- tra effort to raise the money to put the waterworks system lu such sbapo that Ihe water lower In Is'urih l.clh- bridge could be used, They content! lhat Ihe council could- ha'.o gone much farther than it has rtonn in protecting property. At the en- gineer misht hue been instructed as to plans" the council intended to follow In extending the pumping plant, and made an effort to set the money Tor what might be considered an emergency. Had they gone lhat far, they would have protccie-d them- selves from criticism. Assessment Fljurej Jjsl what will be douo with ihe 1913 assessment is not known as jet. The original assessment submitted to the court of revision amounted to mado up ng follows: land and i personal properly Incorao 58S0.745. HcducMons by the court of reiiaion follows, land and Was No Doubt But That the Subway Bylaw Wou'd Cany as 'oday on iUv.s being PREMIER KOMANONES Who has resigned his position as Premier o( Spain along liis Cab- inet ministers. That it laU-s ablation lo itir ri- tiren-, up to ll.eir duu ib amply tiirUj. lor ii las U-n a lor.? time 5irn.c there wtre poltfd nn a mvni-y UI, the subway ai.d ctliri submitted. 'Ihe vyli- lu till II.iO thi ir.orn- v.hile reports the r.orlh bide shov.' tlut ari-'Iully awa.e to tbrir jinsiibililifi. Tlicy' arc cudfav- oritiR llirre to teat the lute on tie south siiir, and a lot of Stafford Vil- lage property ov.ncrs are casting their first votes today as rcsiiknts ol tfce city of Tbe C.I'.Ii. satisCcJ, since the Herald first icpoilci! llie mnior- cd opposition to the lhat it wo'Jld by an Jiia- iorily, and auwdiuglj have heeu go- iiifi ahead on Hie construction cf the ar.d 5hcds. Tbe foundations lor ll.c latter are heir.g rushtd. It is stated ll.at Ihe company ricsirts to have ihem completed hy the end ui July. Already the superstructure is. showing v.cll aiinvc ll.c ground liLC. The No. 2 fire station Mill r.ol have D.J. Whitney Criticises the way in Which Cily Employees do Their Work HE WILL GO TO CAMP WITH THE FIELD BATTERY 'Ite !asl issue nt the ottclal ZCUP issueJ U.e militia depitt- Ibe appointment ct Ker. I'atu'a W. V. McMUlerj as chap-1 Iain ol tbe 25lh Uitlfrv. Rev. Caccu MiMiltea mil go to Calgary niiu Haltcrj un Thursday ol this week, and remain during the On morning triead-j Juno S ''I think iLe most I tti'ng which coxo up That the trees planted o.: ardj are not rccehinti Hiuntlon the) ousbt Is the op'nion j. Whilcey. He Lndt-raiicds i iu iharge ol Captain Hipley i Uoase be tho question of agrl- Kergl. Henry Taylur to prepare the j cultural creil'ls.' saU Preic'.er Scott, camping for the men wto a of the W.A on day. ilorc ir.en are he is talking eresllug ccuversyt ai.d ihe iler- Tie Premier tht subject of chejp ruor.ey for While Perspiring Think of (he Weather in the "Effete" Old East It's a Everyone thought it be cool- er after Sunday's terrific siorm. If anything jl's holler. Tomorrow it may be hottest. Pass tbc ice and take a chunk yourself. The man on the ice wagon beat the other fellow by a mile to3ay. It's Ewtiriff weather, loo. If'this keeps nil tQCTo will be a record early- harvest, It's rea! pcreiilring all but what a snap for ice cream vendors. Peking (on hail IVcli -re-ad what lolions. It's all about Ihe weather in too "effete" cast: Snow In Montreal Montreal, June fell hore The temperature droppc'd to ?5 in positions exposed" to. Iho cold iiiiid. The bleak conditions are without a precedent in fitly years. Coldest on Record .Vew York, June was '.h: coldest Juno ninth in the history of (hfe local weather bureau, whose rec- ords go bacli lo'lSTO. The tempera- ture was down to 17 early this morn- Ing. New England States Shiver Washington, June coldest weather ever recorded during June in the Middle Atlantic aud .Vew Eng. and states the Ohio i alley .inii to lie novcd to make for tbc IreiRht sl.cds, hut belore ihc lean tracts north of the new bhcds are all placed, hall will nave to be moved a block uor'h. Tl.c agreement bftwecn llie com- ami the city is now all ready to bian, all difl.culties having cleared away. The council will ghn instm-lions at tomorrow's meeting (hal documtnt he shnfd. Within wrck fhfreallr-r over 2GO men will bc.al work in the. rants. siiy ILPEO CONSIDERABLE INTEREST IS BE- ING TAKEN IN WORK OF COLORED ARCHB1HOP The prosress of the work ot Arch- aishop Washington, tu his work among the sick and needy has met with considerable success. His meetings e boen fairly well attended and the archuishoji states that a number of sltk- people have been greatly jm, proved by (heir faith in the healing power of God. One suffer- ing from the dread tuberculosis Is said by Ihe archbishop to he sreatly improved her renewal of faitli. Meetings for material and spirluial welfare, bodily healing and genera uplift of humanity, will be beld every night this week in the Caledonian hal on 7th Streel. tlgtlly to (Jie with r.o room allowed tor Mr. Wlillnoy coudeun. of slaking. In the first [.Ijco hi that the trees selected sliould r.ot be cf Ihe lo teutsitatc- the support. Or 1( they did, tl.tji lent roon Ehouid b for growli, and tie _ fro caused by a loose Qurt but would rather trees. It was decided _. _., _ to consult an espen at Ouawa as to the reason of our colurauoods Tho cause, hosveier, ?as oh vlous. They bad been secured too tightly to the standards, ttnd wer conscriueully throttled. Tne weeds, observed Mr. Whitney are allowed to grow round the tree and take up in thi soli to tho detriment of :he youni, trees. They again' ate ucgkued In tho matter of watering. Mr. "also poiul arrive day. ilorc ir.en i.ceded for the Uatterv this jear. So far W have sigr.ed to but is room tot about 40 more. S'hc fwracra or.e which has occu- Cooks arc ever in demand. The guns i a nrrat deal of his time and will le loaded on Wednesday after- attention aince ho has been away from 1'erniiasion has Let-n given to j 'ho prouncy aod that he will have secure all the necessarv ccquipmei.t j some dofinlle and comprehensive for ll.e gur.s needed to fire U.e live scheme for tho situation Mr. Witlingmyre, Philadelphia Textile Schools, Will Help Sort-Mr. Arkell's Mission the JcoliEh way in wnlch ll.e trees'have been planted at Henderson Park, be- ing only about two feel Iron; the ties of the street tar lines Ihe conse- quence will te that when ifce trees are developed it will be necessary to prune them to keen the tranches with the street w eigii't the growth on tl.e ether side and'the- trees niosf correspond- ingly suffer. In hia flne plintalion of trees Mr. Whitney says he has never had one staked and he has reason to lie proud or-their condition. AND IT MAY HAVE SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE MALTING PLANT BUTCHER FEELS SORE Saskatoon, June !i. r. Preston, butcher, is going to issue a writ ag- ainst .Mayor Harrison for 510.030 for libel. The .Mayor made a smttment ruit for his jcar. buildings, and personal prop'-! T'" hmrawiic who :s waiting eny and Income, This let the fruit to drop to (lie poml where Iholfomlr'1S plcnliiul. al a3 can lalk be S lows, i-anil and suyerasinstmcnt sis.i I lr'B Tta strawberries 01 aliunt the only Itmt on the local market Cherries arc now t.c- rnent, il property and income SS31J20. H has been sutGcsted that a tcni 1. "ial ls n arc cun- djv. It col coming in apricots and watermelons arc mat a tcni Lcfhoriilfc. A whole rer cent reduction be made In the1 1hls waq lho cnttoad of imc juicy watermelons is j whole Thi- k niticr bS' onc "1C (nc way from California. Thfic 1 dealers this nwrntnj. The tl'Ctefotc, be for rmen' Dl1t is thai ftuit in tl-.c coast uroi-illie (air. w favored ty somo ot iho n., fhcy ilo not care lo footed for such a rlep until examined the last financial incf NO Moose INSURANCE Sasj; -__ sii the earn Ir.g to Ihc greater population Itockies. ir Tuo t a glul on the marvel at times. snld ns low as Jl 5a pfr "r'c July lj may aftcct local prices somc- especially nn B. C. (ruil So far Lelhbridge oeoupfcs no betlcr po- sition (ban tast'iear. The carload from Spokane to (s (ui rice will nol go Calgary the carload rnle j r case, while hut ihe less-lhancarlnarl ir About a >ear aio P. II. Rice, of the lice Malting Co, Winnipeg, the larg- est malting factory In Canada, while in the city gave out an Interview to the L-.Tect that he was coming to Lelh- bridge lo erect million oushel plant within a fen- mouths. His announce- ment was hailed with delight by the farmers fn the district, who saw a new market for their liirley. Mr. Rice encouraged the farmers to grow bar- ley, declaring thai Southern. Alberta was the test malting barley on tho continent. Tl-.c farmers grew the oar. Icy, but are waiting for the malt- ing plant. Howoier, (here is stfll more than a JMibillt) that Mr. Hlce will fulfil hu promise, and (he receipt Saturday of a lelegram from Mr. Mice by .Major Hardio statin.? that the former would like (lie mayor to arrange for an in- tcr.iew here this week Is promising. Last year Southern Alberta's barley Acreage was practically doubled. The Piicc, however, did not advance ma- terially er that of other jears. and most of the barley grown went fcr feed. However Ihe puccesa of Xlck Tail- inger ol Claresholm, who, Ihrongh the kindness of tho 0. P. department cf -Natural RfECijirces, shipped a car- load of Ms inning barloy to the Old Country market, has once more encouraged the farmers, and reports show this spring lhat the barley acre, age this jear will be even larger than ait. On his last visit tile Winnipeg malt manufacturer still hart tn mlnrt the establishment or a plant here. Tho market for his product has grown largely during the past year, and luere fs still reason to believe that, as a result of his negotiations with he major this wtek, something tan- ;lblo may be forthcoming. afforded tu date, CHESTERTON FOUND GUILTY London, .Tune verdict of fiiiilty rrlurncd flgainsl Cecil Choslcf- ton, a'brother of 0, K. Cheslerlon, the author, at the central criminal court layj on a charge of criminal libel. tq But Reports from Several Points Indicate Crops are Doing Excellently Although a very heavy downp ol the ia'Jch needed HZO, fell !u the yesteidayf (he showers viere lo- calized and outlying districts did not pet near the amount that tell Uere. At tbo exiieriineulal farm .07 Inches was registered, and although the crops wore considerably freshened, the rain was not soaker- Mr. Fairfield blates tbat the rain was badly needed, and will be a blessing -to the districts immediately adjacent to tbc city, r from jioiDls farther tbat toe crops not suffering to any extent, and thA the rain, although welcome, wns not--absolutely needed. In the South t: Cartlsto'j, June slickers fell to the but only-slight lire- cipitatioti occurred hero. do not raiu, but of course it. did lots ot good. There is no want ot mois- ture In any part of this district, anil crops are In excellent conrtiifon. Light at Raymond Raymond, June showers occurred Iiere iast night, but no heavy rainfall Is reported in ihfs district. All grains are doing fine and the leel crop is better than "for many >oars. Cut vorjr_F have worked some, but. in limited areas. Conditions Good at Warner Warner, June tbo crops in this district are in first class roniH- lion. Light showers fell jesterdav and diil considerable good. Spring wheat, oats aud show- no want of. moisture, although the winter looks a IttUe- drowsy la patches. Pros- jiects arc the best. Fine at' New Dayton Xew show- ers fell here last night, and Vill of course help things along. The crops wore looking exceptionally pro- vioiis to the rainfall and wouW nat- urally perk up Fome after a little welting. Everything Is all right so far, and prospects are fine. Xo cut worms iiavo been reported. Average height of spring grains o to S Inches Conditions at Macleod Marleoil, June sh fell here and to the west, tind for a time ft looked as if a soaker would fall. 11 could be stt-n that o-itlying distiicts were setting a fall. Crops need moisture, but arc not sneering. Cut been work- ng in scattered At Grassy Lafce GraFsy Lake, June very light ihower fell here last nljjht, Iwt the ilorni could be seen to le passing lo :he west. more rain would have been uetcome, crops in this dist- rict arc nol suffering from lack of -.ulBture. Of course, there are some farmers who claim that. ciops are In want of rain now, but on in- vestigation ll was found lhat the properly tilled farms are in excellent shape, and crops could do for two without being absolutely In ml The spring _graln Is In ex- cellent, condition, and is about f> to 7 1n height. 'Carmangay, June 9th little rain fell hero last night, although ilmw-crs fell on Saturday niglit.1 ile sprinjL grains on summer allow I And nearly a loot in .eight, and arc in cvccllrnt condi-1 ion. Crops sown OQ Unil are n nocd cf moisture, but the remain- ler seems lo he" amply supplied anti s rfolnj; well. Strong nwly'tfwth is repoitcd frow all distritfs. GEORGE WYNDHAM DEAD l-Q.idnii, June Wjndiiam, ufoo rhjef Sec- -'t relary for Ireland from 1P00 to v In 'Arthur J. Balfour's Conrerraiho Cabinet, died to- day in 1'arls He --3S in his fiftieth jear. MR, COOK DISCOVERS INTEREST- ING FLOURISHED ON HIGH SPOTS Winter sown last September, and measuring feet in height today, is what K, J. Cook boasls, Mr, Cook brought in a spray on Saturday night, and it was seen by the Herald man today. The tunny part of It is that the whole patch is oa high dry grouud, E.ml the higher the knoll the higher the rye. Thi? Is a surprising fact, and one ivich may lead to valuable eutis. Roth wheat and Tie were sown on this high patch of ground on Mr. Cook's farm. The wheat did not grow, but the rye did and with the result indicated. From which may be drawn tho conclusion tbat 'ryo has a great economlr. value In Ihe scheme of mixed farming. High lild fcr.olls may be utilized lo 'advanfage, anil as all good farmers know, ol rye Eor pasture purposes is next to alfalfa tu value. This partic- ular patch was grown for seed and was pastured until late this soring. Fatten Hoas in the Field Mr. Cook has a scheme up WE sleeve that he believes will prove a woaderful success. He proposes to sow rye on some of his high 'ground, and In the spring turn in weaned pigs to the time of per acre. one feeding of siiorts per day, and u-iih water and eheJter, Mr. Cook thinks ho can fatten them to perfec- tion without letting them out of the field. He claims that tbc. rye noulj not bo eaten1 down, and lhat the nigs would thrive on it until in prime con- dition for the marfcet. HEAVY LOSS FOR FARMF.R Moose ,faw, June reach- ed here this morning that 0. -U. Mar- tin's two miles west of Drink- WAter, v-ere struck by lightning Fri- day and totally destroyed, together with tnebe head of horses. T. R. Ark ell, head of ite dhisioa of steep husbandry, ot iho Itaimnioa of agriculture, a'cd Gfo. T. tt'lttiogiurtt. of tho Phlladelpala Textile Schools, tave arrlred In iba clij lu iho Interests of tba Southern. sLcermea. Mr. WIUEagmyre vriiJ leavo tonight for shc-arinB camys ou Chin Coulee, to aid the sheepseo. In gelling ibelr product oa tho mar. kfct in n-arkelable Etyle. He will go 01 er entire classification of botit (he ITitltcd States and British marker etiibitilng ihc requirements of each. Mr. YYfUliiEnnre comes direct front Ihe ceuirt-s of New England, an4 has bf-cn a student of wool jrades tor many couEequently is in ft position to preheat thti buyers sitla of the situation in plausible form, and, the sheepmeu uiH certainly eoyono who can bliow them h get Letter prices. Wool Exhibits at Prof, Arfcell is bandlir-g (he lion eLd of tho game, and will hava wool exhibits at the fairs in the east and west. These exhibits consist ot grades and sorts of wool grown in Canada, ani ihe intermediate products of manufac- ture. Tho exhibits are accompanied; liy d emo ns i r aliens on grading, sort- ing and packing, by Ihe government experts. Pure Bred Stock Gifts Mr. Arkell is also working on the organization of farmers' societies for the securing of loans of pure bred slock from the government, and ex- pects to cooperate with boards of trade throughout iho province to this end. The government, Mr. Ar- kell, is anilous lo aid the farm- ers in their mixed (arming program, and wish every organization to have just the kind of slock thty- iv Tbo 'otilr coal lo tho main tec en re of the stock, and in tho case. of pure bred stallions, the suraiice. Farmers wishing any licular breed of iifjrses, cattle (dairy or beef) sheep or hogs, will be sup- plied with them through their eties, so it IB up to them to get busy and cooperate and hustle. About Alberta Sheepmen Speaking of 'the wool sit' udUon. here, Mr. Arkell said that tha. ;overnmeut. was always willing to atJ them in whatever way they could, but that the main source of help must, be the sheepmen themselves. Only. so far as they cooperate among them- selves, can they liopo lo improve con- ditions here. Mr. Artel 1 thinks that" the cooperative spirit Is lacking' among the sheepmen here, but tbat they are very progressive in their ideas. Co-oncration is the only thing that will cement their interests, that is up to them. After leaving 'this district Mr, Ap. kell will go to the YermiUkm district visiting the northern wool growers' asn Eociations- It is claimed that sheep in the north: exceed in the south in num- liers and Mr. Arkell will try to get a definite and correct census. To do this is will be neccEsary for him ti go over tho imports for the last year, and get the slaughter records from, the packing houses, tt will be interesting to note tha results ,and especially the number ol imported that were retained for ing, as the charge has be err mado that sheep from acroas the were -unfit for breeding Mr. Arkell had a conference 'witii Allen .lack, ol the Exhibition board Ibis afternoon and arranged to liava space reserved at the exhibition for June 26th when exhibits will be shown and demonstrations given, On account of the early dales 'ot tho I.etabridge fair, it is somewhat doubtful If the entire exhibit. here, but Ihe government men vJJl do all in Iheif cower, to have Leth- bridge Included In Oie itinerary "One ol the matters, which-receiv- ed some attention from tion when tbe market question being discussed the likely effect of the new tariff on coal, and It'was generally conceded IhM, the tariff Is adopted, Southern Alberta coal mines will sery soon corral the Mon- tana maiket." O. acting president of Dlslrict Xo IS U. M. of A.'re- turned on Saturday evening from