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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, .Tune 11, THE LETHBRIBGE DAtLY HERALD Page MR. NAISMITH'S MR. GILLIS ON CEMENT SUPPLY LETHBRIDGE, UNDER CON- DITIONS HAS NO KICK COM-; ING ABOUT PAVING Prince 'Albert, Hegina, Uloose Jaw, Edmonton, Calgary and ono of these cities I has a oament shortage. Lethbridge is I in. a bad way for cement, but every I one'of. the other cities mentioned is worse off than are here." Colin-P. GUUs, in charge of the Bloso Paving Co.'s contract here, imarto the above statement while de- fending tho company on charges that Uhe paving contracts here are pro- too slowly. "There is no kicking in Saskatoon over delay getting their paving contracts completed, and they are doing much more paving this year Than Lethbridge. While I was there j the city engineer figured out how long, it, would take to complete our con- tract, and came to tho conclusion that the job was a perennial. At the present rate it will take just j years to complete. "And the reason is that "we cannot get cement. In Saskatoon we are getting an average of ten hags per IViay. We can-use GOfl. Lethbridge peo- j pie should consider themselves lucky 'that their are going along f as well as they are. "Lcthhridge enjoys an enviable po-. BitioiL so far as the cement shortage is concerned. Lcthhridge is getting ce- ment where none of the other cities are getting any. "The reason is simply that Leth- hridge is within the zone of competi- tion from Spokane. Spokane cement can be shipped in here on a few hours' notice, and in -order to meet that competition: the Canadian companies are -filling Lethbridge orders'at the.? expense of the orders from other The. cement users are gloating over "the reduction in the duty on cement" coming from the state, and only wish it had been removed .altogether. However, the difference in price be- tween Canadian and American cemenfj i laid down in the various western cit- ies now Tares' from Veil'to twenty and although .this .is a big I item, on a large -.'contractors i will not delay a contract merely to wait for Canadian cement. Within .the i past Few days both the Eloso com- pany and' the Bitulithic Co. have .placed large orders ce- j ment in Chicago and Spokane, The Eloso complmy will complete .their contract here this week. .The Bitulithic company is making progress with the cement base j for their paving contract; hut are having trooblc in getting their steam roller and mixer here.. The roller is now on its way from Buffalo, while mixer will he here shortly. .One of i'he officials of the company assur- ed the Herald this morning- their equipment arrived they could complete their contract eighteen days, as they expect to lay close to fifteen hundred yards daily. .TKis company has already shipped in 2000 barrels of cement from Spokane, and have 1000 barrels more on the THINKS THERE WILL BE RAIN AND THE BIGGEST' CROP YET P. L. NalBinltli, manager of the do partmeiu of natural resources oi' the C, P. II., at Calgary, who has boon II in tho city for Lite past woelt, return ed to Cnlgtt'fy this afternoon, his jiri vtito car being attached to tho local. To the .Herald .this morning, ilr Naismlth said that, taking everything Into consideration, tho crop outlnoli this spring throughout Southern Al bertfl, Is as good as it has ever boan, In the north there has been plenty ol rain, while to the oast and extreme south of province, the, reports received 'by the company art! that, there is enough moisture to carry the orops over for the next two or three weeks. In tho immediate vicinity of Le'.h- bridge, he thought, there was some lack of but believes that will come-in plenty of time to save all the crops. Irrigation is being prac- tised by the -farmers in the Lath- bridge district, and the percentage ot acreage is KO email compared to that under crop over the whole of tho south, that It is not enough to cause any graat anxiety in any event. PAVING TENDERS WERE OPENED COMMITTEE IS SATISFIED AND HAVE A REPORT READY FOR COUNCIL "Were the paving tenders opened was the question put to ono of the members of tho Works and Property committee this morning. "Yes." "Were they "No, they 'were not awarded, but a recommendation go 'before the next meeting of the council." 'Were the prices satisfactory, and will they be awarded 'I believe the whole committee was satisfied with the P'rioas submitted, and I am sure that 'they will go through the council without a The 'Herald -was unable to learn whether the tenders called for the same or a .lower price than those on the original contract, hut the assur- ance that the tenders will be award- ed, loads to the conclusion that the price must bo right. The paving contractors themselves mve no inkling as to who will get the contract, but' are confident that'll will be awarded without fail. WEBURN QUITS ASQUIIH CABINET j 1 Isondon, June Loroburn j has differed with 4he government on radical legislation, and has resigned Hfgh Chancellor. He will bo I be succaeded .by Viscount Haldane, j Beorwitary of State for War. Loraburn was also displeased be- :ONTRACTS FOR FAIR BUILDINGS EXHIBITION BOARD AWARD CON- TRACTS LIVE STOCK ACCOM- MODATION BUILDING This year will see additions to the Henderson Park fair buildings erect- ed to the valu-e of Besides this expenditure there will bo sevat; thousands spent oh ah entrance gale The. Exhibition Board has -recom mended the acceptance of the fol- lowing tenders for the various build- Ings: Hans Matson, for. sheep and swine, stables. Birk ana Weeks, additions to the nine horse and cattle barns. F. ,T. Cruttendeu, poultry house. F. T. Crnttanden, administration building, costing Instead of building several new horse and cattle fcarns, tho commit- tee decided to extend the nine barns already built back thirty feet each, costing Work will be commenced on these contracts immediately. MAIL SERVICE ON SOUTH TRAIN Yesterday Uio mall service on lines puss 1 Hi; through LcthUridge wag be terod Liy the Installation of oiicn snails on the afternoon local trains, CUB! and west. Today word 'was received that. a mail service would ho inaugurated on the Luthlnidgo-Great Falls branch within a few days. Tills was the Information conveyed In a letter received this morning by John T. Utiinis, secretary of the Dry- Farming Congress, from Superintend- ent Davidson, ot the railway mail ser- vice at Calgary. Mr. DaVidson said that he had been in receipt of a let- ter from the superintendent of railv mail s-ervlcu in the Montana district tating that arrangements were being made with the railroads, the. 0. N. Ft. and the R. for an Improved mail on this line, and that the-new service would he in operation in few days. Credit for this betterment of the service is largely due to the Dry-Farm ng Congress, through its secretary, John T, Burns, who has been advocat- ing such a change for several A mail clerk will placed on the Great Falls-Lethbridge train, and an open mall inaugurated. BLOODHOUNDS TO TRACK FIENDS PETITION WOULD BE IN ORDER Mayor Hatch stated today that no mass meeting ol the citizens .would be called to hear the gas company representatives on the gas bylaw un- less a petition were presented to the council asking that such a course be followed. He -hart turned the matter over to the Board o! Trade, and it was for them to act. Jf the gas com- pany wished a public meeting held FURTHER PARTICULARS OF THE FEARFUL TRAGEDY IN VIL-, LICA, IOWA VHHsca, Iowa, June mur- der on Sunday night of the entire family of .Jos. B. Moore, and two girl guests, eight persons in all, is still baffling the authorities, who have )een unable to secure a trace erf the murderer, and have little CT no clue his identity. The murderer killed person in the house and escap- ed. It is apparent he had.a key to .he door of the house, because all doors and 'windows were found lock- ed, while dust on the window sills vas undisturbed. A revised list of the victims follows: JOB. B. Moore, his wife and their four children, Herman, aged 11; Katharine, .get! S; Boyd.-aged 7, ami Paul, sis Lena Stilllnger, aged and da BUilinger, ngnd n. _ The-first, intimation of the crime! came when a clerk in nlva implement iiouse of-Mr. Moore, went to Moore's tome to find out what delayed Moore n reaching his 'place of business. Finding the house the win- lowshades all down, and iio one ab- ut, he notified the neighbors, and vith assistance forced an entrance. The dea-d, with the exception of one the Stllllnger girls, were found in heir beds, apparently sleeping, and until the wounds on their heads and he blooil on their pillows were dis- covered the searchers could not be- lieve anything was 'wrong ia the house. A bloody axe, with hair and pieces of brain clinging: to it, obvious- ly the implement used in the t whole- sale murder, was later found In an up- stairs room. Bloody finger prints constitute the -only clue. Blood hounds arrived here on a late evening train, ami Were Immediately taken to the Moore home. Within ten minutes they found a scent, which look them over a route to the edge tif the town and thence to the banks of the Nodaway river. Entering a deep wood along tin river- the hounds led their follower! over several miles of rough timber land in the Nodaway bottoms. Be- cause >a company of militia had kept the crowds from going.within several hundred feet of the Moore home, it was :hoped the bounds might be able to accomplish ranch, as the ground had not been trodden over. The hounds followed the scent to the riv- er, where tracks were found leading to the water. The dogs could not pick up the scent on the far of the stream, and the search was aband- oned for the time being. MILADI 'EDITED BY "INO" PHONES: Offlct, 1224 Risldenci 1111 He careful to go glrowini; in and on Thy way.wilh good deeds lest il come iiliout Tlial when lliou sluill depart, No knv lamenting tongue lie luund to say The woi'id is [jooix-r since thon went'st away. Cacy. Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the samls of vimc Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrcck'd brother, Kccing, shall tnke heart again. Hostesses tomorrow Mrs. K- A. Cunningham for the last this season. Mr. Allen, who has been attending the College of Pharmacy, Toronto, iias returned to the city. Mrs. Fcrgusson, of Calgary, who lias been the guest of her daughter, Mrs. F. U. Agnew, leaves tor home tomorrow, Miss Lena Way, 1240 Fourth Ave., las gone to Vancouver on a holiday, was joined at- Calgary hy her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frith. Mr. D. "A. Simpson, who has been 11 for the past four weeks, is not any) letter. Mr. Simpson's many friends vill be sorry to learn that he is suf- cring much pain, caused by the ulcer on his eye. v Mrs. H. IT. Cole and Mrs. Lewis .'oulter, of-Almonte, Ont., arc quests vith their sister, Mrs.' II. F. Judson at 637 Sixth S. Both ladies delighted withVtlie prosperous con- lition ot the "cityj ;as well as agree- hly surnrigpjii schoeis and 1 V In the Toronto, ,tSaturday .Night photographs Canadian Equestriennes" appears an excellent ,ne oE Mrs. li Seatle, who is spoken of as of .ethbriilge, an "accomplished also a splendid Rog- 'crs, who is described as "Miss Dora would not would have to see that arrange- ply. troops ..breakers j ments wore made to get the people in the dockers' strike. called together. Our Cakes Cost More There's reason, they're worth more. Try them and you'll have no other. Union Bakery Wm. Peebles, 1482, Cor. 8th Ave. and 12th St. South. GO TO MAGRATH NEXT MONDAY At tho request of Secretary Matkin of the Magrath Agricultural Society, and President Kcalhorshaw, of the Alagrath Board of Trade, the visit ot the Lethbridge Hoard of Trade, Dry- Fanning Congress and Women's Con- gress ronresenlatlvGS to, has Iwseu postponed until Monday night next. The meeting was to have heon hold on Thursday evening of this week. Nearly all the 'members of the Wo- men's Congress Board of Control have intimated thoir intention of visiting Magraih on Monday, and several mem- bers of tho Hoard of Trade and Board of Control will also join the party. Speeches will be delivered by W. chairman of Exposi- tion committee; John T. Burns and W. H, FairfUiH Rogers, of Lethbridge, a petite rider of much skill." A perfectly fine evening iavored Wesley Epworili League on the occa- sion oi their picnic yesterday. A jolly bunch of forty left the church at six- thirty for the river bottom, where the abundance of good things prbvid- for supper were thoroughly enjoy- ed. Games of various kind afforded lunution at tliu Brown Hetty yester- day, which claimed Miss Mutton as The color schqmc ot pink and white was dainMly expressed in the floral appointments, and In the very templ- ing and delectable menu. Grouper! around the attractive board were Miss Mutton, Miss I. McLachlan, Miss Tripp, Miss Hanralian, Miss Hatch, jY.ifjs Judith Hatch, Miss Downer, Miss Henderson, Miss Simp- son ami Miss Barassiii..- e r Mrs. D. A. Smith lias returned from Cowley, where she was n guest with Mrs. C. Latta. K. Doyd, ex-M.P., of Winnipig, is spending a week, this guest ol his brother, Mr. Hugh Hoyd. Miss Cameron has returned from -i pleasant visit with friends in Cole- Mrs. C. G. K. Nourse is'expecting tier sister, Mrs. E. M. Bent, of Chi- cago, who will be her guest for some time." Miss Tiller McKcan, of Calgary, who has bcjcii visiting Mrs. G. V. LuU for the. p.ast few weeks, returned liomc this morning. Miss IJoiitiuU and Miss Cronkite arc spending a .couple of -weeks' vacation with friends on a ranch near Seven Persons. Mr. and Mrs. J." V. Cook have as Ibeir gucyst.the former's sister, Miss Cook, of Saginaiv, Mich. Miss Cook will remain for an extended visit. Clubs and Societies The strawberry.and cake social, given on "Wesley church lawn Great Opportunity Miss Burke, of the Butterick Pub- lishing Company, will be here all day on Wednesday to demonstrate the extreme simplicity of the Butter- ick Patterns. Xo what your .stylo or individual' taste in dress, Buttcricks supply a pafctcni tlml; will enable you to make at home a dress that has nil the cut and stylo of the latest Jfew. J York models. Call uud talk it over with 3Iiss Burke and Jet her give you expert advice on the use of those well-kno'wn horrow afternoon, promises to be a n'ost enjoyable affair. Saturday 'afterhoo'n'is the date of he Pantry Sale, which will be held at T-Tayr's hardware store under the -.uspiccs oi St. Cyprian's Parish Aux- liary. 'The Ladies Cotta society of St. Jaul's First Lutheran church will neet on Thursday afternoon fas. Crest, 3311 Fifth Ave., S. V The Tennis Club 'held a very 'im- portant business meeting last even- which was attended by a large number of the members. It was decided that the club prd- "ide weekly teas on the Saturday af- ernoons throughout the season. An invitation to play in Medicine -lafc on Dominion Day was accepted ind a committee appointed to choose he teams ,to go. The Medicine Hat amusement, alter which a happy time jeluh will provide hospitality for as was spent in singing songs grouped mans- visitors from the Lethbridge around a picturesque camp fire. club as care to 'go, and it is quite probable that a large number from Miss Irene McLachlan was honor here will celebrate the day in Medi- gucst of a charming little tea hour I i-fat. A committee was also appointed to arrange a .tournament for the local club. The club decided to hold dances" on the. last Friday in RAILWAY HELD UP FOR TIES CITY CANCELLED THE LINDSLEY TIES NOT CREOSOTED iThe-cry Tor material-goes up from every city in Western Canada this spring. Cement is1" the big problem, but there are dent Ueid of the street'railway knows. :HIs particular 'trouble has been in getting, ties. When' the material con- tracts were awarded on December 31 last, Lindsley Bros, were given the contract to -supply creosoted tlcig, to be delivered here. on.April 14 So far the city has received ami as no assurance has been given that, remainder could tie supplied, the contract has been cancelled." The Kiverslde Lumber has been sup- plying the same class of ties, although Rich Silverware] in quality and grace every home. Choose ROGERS BROS. brand is known'is Silver Tlate that Weart" not creosoted." They have- already- supplied another lot of will be laid down here this week, while more are on order. The raaMHty to get the contract for ties has been': the cause of a' great deal of delay on the street- railway Had they all come according to contract, the track laying'depart- ment of'the system would now be practically-completed. DUCHESS DOING WELL Montreal, June Royal Highness the Duchess oi Connaught continues to make satisfactory progress. She had a very good night, and :is -taking nourishment well. The Experienced Cook 'flannel each month, the first one .to lie held on Friday, .June 2Sth. Invitations for tournaments were received from Calgary, Macleod ami Spring hut nothing definite was done with regard lo them at present. Fifteen members attended the inent- ing of. the Relief society, which was held at the Nursing Mission yester- day 'afternoon. Arrangements were developed for the refreshment stand at the exhibi- tion, and an innovation in the form a register for trained nurses will he started at the Mission. Mrs. Kigby, who was appointed at the last meeting to collect for the organization, reported the receipt of made up as follows J. R. Donnan son