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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TKN PAGES Lethbrhlge, Alberta. June 11, Number I Plentiful Moisture Last Night and Some Tlaces Report Showers Needed Mr- C. G. K. Nfurse, ol tl.e Baufc ol Commerce, retcu'ei reports Irow abo'U luentj poiots in (he south counter today nhuh indicaUd most conditions so far as crops ate concerned There wect- soaking rains at several pomls last night and Ihe CTOTS atft dobg but rain wiH be ntcdcd at sev- eral places shorfly. At Carrfsion, Spring CouUe, (here liave been light rains within the few days, and tl.e crops are not Euncring, but raorr niDisLnrC'Wlll he required a lUunor.d Tre spring wheat aiiil beets' are suJienng lvf but it there- is moisture sfcr.uly t'bc outlook he most favorable. Stirling ar.rf New _ Dayton had dr.erit.huig last the crops are Inokittg splendid. South oE ,Xcu Dajlou there have uetn light shoueis, which refreshing enil tl.e crops arc all reported, get- ting along well. More inoistucc will Lu needed soon. Wilson's Siding, Coatdalc and Chin haii some lain within thn past rtajS] hut inure moisture is nefil- ed. The gratd is looking "pionusing Knil .vicl'ls will he heavy if the rains come." Tabec has bad gooil tains oi late and Die crops arc line. This is es- pecially true ol Ibe secliuu north o! the 0 P.K., but on the souih more rairt will soon he needed. Monarch, Diamond City, Kipp Noble, Barons and Cannangay dis- tricts all enjoyed heavy rains last night, ttif; pools ol water llirig in" the ditches this niornicg The crops on fall plowing and slim mcr lalloV coald liardly. he belter Kvca the Viops which were disced in jl, ami the indication; nre -Macleot! reports a of nfoB tnre so for, and is the effects ami spring wheat needs the rain, badly. Out worms'arc reported from Mon Rich, Diamond City, and Macleod hut not nearly so had as last year, Tafccn as a whole the condition' throughout the. south are fine. BOILERS OF STEAMER PECK AT RACINE, WENT FORTY FEET INTO AIR IFIY VMS WILL SEND WEEKLY TO A'D VANCOUVER ISLAND MINE STRIKERS lor- Si. Petersburg. Jurfe per- ODS were drowned by sinking of dilapidated ferr.v lioas fthlie crost- the rUer Tthti.lca ob (bo Kujslqn Day, Juno 5, according lo despatches today from Vjal- a. A liot ensued amons the jpopu- Co of Ifae district to their in- isnation the laxlls cf Ihe police upcriislon of the ferrr. Yaticowcr, Jui.e 10 filtccn ihu'-Mdijl JulUib weekly and mure if newsman- js Innj is tU strike lasts." is the i-.Maje receiv- ed today at tbe loval labor temple from Kcuc'.ao-riciiurit Kdv in V'.i- 1 POLL Yankee Robinson Show are Out After Non- ry, ol the Initcii Mne Workers rua. 'llus is in leU-rcnce u the j coal strike at Nananno and Use-j ivhcre on Vaacowtr Maud The newi immcdiatply telephoned to iblano. As natters now siau'l. llere is nut U.c flithltsi probability West for the First Time Parade the Lic- ense Bylaw Works Krotn MWS paper man in pnctor is the eiperwu-e oJ ifijuau, who owns the i.ear lutuie. tcriniiidtiinswuhm i Stiows.'llis newspaper lo he has. brought into play aU mien- in of the utiwdtd of e Hccases uutler the Hcenw Lylavr, do0, ihe thy touncil oat of Mck" collect- DR. mm Sensation Over Revelation at Thirty Days to File Defence en- jnR them the city revenues this Dot auy ski high ,reB frora Tlle circus continues to be tilth, us at (200 yei. Tte hotel keepers got a ABLE TO TAKE A DRIVE Jur.e 11. Tlie ot HJ via? able lo >es- j: -i least (or Hagsbot the C-LI! of the APPLIED FOR POSTPONEMENT mounted, iy. Ont., Jiice to jaP) the ot tbe defence, j Crown Attorney J. A, Kartell u.ade aji- Scveral bead of been ifeized at tho Coults and ,nt ligh River, by the Canada Customs, iljon Information which allcsed that >r. U. T. Patton, formerly ary Insikictoi at Couits bad been con- ducting uholesalo smuggling oyera- tfona at- the border. For some time'past the Lelhbridije, irt of entry of Coutta is an outpost, has been receiving unsfgnrd .etlers alleging that Ur.' 1'aUon had 3een conducting a wholesale smugsl- ing game' for many >ears. Officer Shaw, of the forwarded thcff letters IQ the Customs author- ities at Ottawa, and they Immediately appealed to McMJchaeVs ataK oE dc pllrailcn before Judge McGUUvray yes tcrday for-a tiostnoiieaieut of the irlal ot Win. J Watson, police mag- istrate, of Oshaisa, charged with big- amy. Judgment reserved OH the application. tion lo the smallest of this has helped to RH'e tbe uu- success it enjojs The streets presented a arce with its large crowd van me lo the parade. .Tins fee as usual. the largest seen in -uil j the collector of poll laxes cohered a long stretch. A leal'-te lfinjs jt tough He did not the fine steam valUope ror a lony liino whether ho was ulitstlcs, the best- o! its LJnd in collect fhcm this jear or not. A tus shows, acd purchased Dt a ion queslECJ1 had been ra'is-jd by Aid. Mc- of JaOQff. O'fie equestriatjs claiming that tbe poll tax vas j Illegal. However City Solicitor Uall came to tha rescue, and the collector is today ferreting out any stray hu- three dollars as sidewalk toll for the ENGINEER IS RESPONSIBLE Jui.e v rec.V on xhi> bridge here jesierJaj OM bin' of the vestLatSoii- 1( ia alleged be dij uot use in the air in (.omiag down Uie hill ficiu lleJcliffe and tcctlvos.- laUed on I officer. v.as 'outposl Alleged Scheme Tbe allesations stale that tbe doc- tor would buy a band of horses in Montana enter them, at the line in fcria iurr.fcd'them into Uie Racine, Wis Seven rieac cne dying, and four, fcr.own iniurct vrith a number still fcon scorns to bo the complete lisl'of live lost and- a number of" pecsons iously iniured as a result of the blow- ing (ip of Ihc stfaintr 1C. M. oE Dulutli, ajL the dock ot a local coal company shortly before o'clock ilus morning The names of the dead have not' jret been otilatacJ to the gem-rat confusion fol- lowing Hie catjslrojihe. The boilers of Hit barge forty feet into the air and landed some 200 leet astern of -crashing into tbe coal company's sheds- The was about lo shift licr dock position and_ had cast ofi when tlic accident occurred. Tiic slctn oE (he borrt is quarantine field Supposed u have then fiold the b inch d another bunch" of same brand, across the line Io replace tb? ones sold. _ The special officer jvas armed search warrant, and it "is claimed that Dr. Patton's records and bills of sale, which were seized, do not co- fncfde with the entries made by bJm. Information very Vague It'is stated.in local customs circles that seizures of- ths Doctor's stock have been made by the Customs of- ficials, .and thai been ghen thirty-two days in which dctenae. The Herald endeavored to reach tha authorities at Covitts, but they were not available, and no Coutls citizen could give any information. Absolutely no charge has been laid against the doctor, and nothing will happen'tor thirty days at least.' II Is not known whether action will bo taken against him at thai time.-bu! many Ihlnfe the matter win be ilroi> lied, unless sornu very dencu is within time Tbe sUHoment lhat Dr. made any confession ot guilt is Hillioul foundation. The officials of of Iho know nolhing alout the alleged ?rnugglfng, ruliicly blov'n awaj- a stubborn fitc is the steamer uilti tola) dcslnic-tion The police and fire dcratlmeiits in, conjunction wi'h vol- unlcer aids arc making a desperate effort 'to locale Ihe missing men, The Herald made aff ef fort lo get in touch with Dr. Vatton, b> telephone today, tuit uithoyt success .V r.ieasenger was sent from Coulla lo Dr. Patton's farm and tbe. statement that a'wdy. __________Y_ LETHPRIOdE EXCELSOIR MAL IB the oldest elephant in She came oiigiaaHy'-iroin Sum, presented a distinct t'ontrasi to 1he! argc Indian which led the aiids enlivened the parade, togeth- er cages on wheels roniaining nTjC-'ooMcg Ucas and hears, t'loivns grotesquely got. on mules and delighted youngs anil a squad ol Indians in fall war pjint added a riisliccl ..show o! rolnr. There was of a historic setting. to the procession I'D thr prrs- LCSS EXCEEDS HALF MILLION- IT STARTED IN A HOT JOURNAL Piiucc -Uhcrt, June II. Word thtf main part ol the Hig lUver Lumber company's mill, consisting n[ ihc'dc- parttr.cnt usud-fior 'inanuia'ilure ot logs into' lumber vras by fire shortly aEtcr oVlcck this morninR. The loss is estimated at Tiliirh is covered by insur- ance controlled by Osier, llainmoud ft Xanton oi Winnipeg. The offices gatehouses, power-houses, planer act electric were saved main- ly because of favorable vriml ard ef- firient done by mill water Fire is believed to have origin- ated from hot box just alter the mill started up. In -15 minutes tlic main structure collapsed. a dazzl.nj; in fbeir sheen i3 iiUer Cauiels and elephants vialli- n ilift procession, anci he latter was "Old said to year. The circuses i include the city used to ng- the old Jly between GL KaJIs nntf n its original appfarar.rp, ivtirn il attaclied by notorious Curry for in gfllrf it carried. Judging of th parade to provide a grcil aif ji an an and' Mr." Harvey arc most' courteous 'and af- only cue duiic. in vifw, namely lo please the public and to" give them the licit show for ihcir This they surceedcd in of I.eihbridge on their itineraries have 5 live bupch of advance men. In spile of the city's raising the license for Ihe bedecked circus from two lo four hundred, the circuses are still paying ths same IHtle old two hun- dred bones as formerly. T he manager of tbe Yankee Hofainson cir- cus called on tbe inajor this morning protesting against Ihe four shot. He claimed Ibai his oulftt had advertised tbelr coming In Leihbridge as long as the Al. G. Barnes and the people, and that if (he tat- ter get a two hundred Yan- kee should be treated like- wise. H the hundred was net sufficient they would be compelled to pull ui> Elakesv and move on to the next, stop mayor listened, and alter calling liri several alcTermen "al- lowed the ?20D rate to go for this year. The bole) men. who had their licen- ses Jumped lo thli spring, are still paying the collected last Struck Pile of Stones May Recover Brute Given Seven Years Will Not be Forced into Install- ing Favors a Commission Fcrnie, 11. C., .iiir.c A paiattf accident m cur red this ii about one o'clock when Jobn Johns- ton oi Klko, Ihcuun from a 115 at the corner of GoniuiiV street and I'cJUU ar.d, iaUing on bis Lead on a pile of stones, was recdfr- cd unconscious and has not tecovered onscioiisncss at lime olf writing, sk hours laler. It is allegprfi that he ordered a rig ;o be biought to" the King's hotel, doing as the spleitfid Thte is explained by the fact the circus bns receded ail along its tour testify. Mr. Buchanan Is louJ in his prais- es -.of. the eKccllei.ce of thr C.p.R. service, which I.e sajs has outdone that of'-lrie railways across the bor- der. A visit to trie circus is an object lesson IP. i.ratntEs and spick and spanncss in buch a huge organiza- (ContioueJ on that, before ilie provincial govern- ment would erant the li- cense. the city license must be produced an'd foiwarded to Kdinoaton. They in tno hundred each, and produced the 1913 license. However. the J300 license l stand next year. As for the poll tax, out for the collector. He is right on the job, picking uii a three spot here and an- other there. WILL HELP THE FARM BOYS Ciaresholm School of Agricul- tuse Ready for Pupils This Fall Edmonton, June School of Agriculture now undergoing erection at Uie town ot Clarcbholm be open for students on or about Novem- ber I. The school building will he coioplcfed toward the end of July, and Viill be furnished and equipped in a. first-class manner Tor Ihc leaching oC practical and scientific agriculture, domestic science, and'household econ- omy. The building is a most complete one, and, lias beou pronounced by qx- T6rts to he particularly well-adapted to the purposes for which it fa being built. The machine shop, carpenter shop, chemical laboratory and library will be all equipped in first-class man- ner, so us lo afford the boys "who al- tcnd Ihc school the earno advantages that they have in the first two-years1 course in any agricultural college. A slnff of competent teachers will te en- gaged, and [he isork be tinder the direction of Mr. W. J. Stephen, 11 A., U.S.A., Asno will be principal of the school. Mr. Stephen, (bough a 'stranger in Alher.la, Is well-known in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and is at tho pre- llme cngagfd by the Provincial fiepatlmcnt of Kdncalion In Manito- ba, to arrange for Ihe Introduction of agricultural instruction Into the hfgh schools in thai province. Mr. Stephen ha1? Ihe advantage of being a gradu- ate in arls l as in agriculture. He was born and ralseJ on a farm In Oxford county, In ibe of On- tario, uherb mhed farming Is carried on and eiucaled in the country school and look hfa'.aec- ondary education at the Collegiate In a! Mute, In SI, Mary's, Ont. 'After at tending model school in Stratford, be as priBclp.il ot iho'lklton Pub- Principal is Man Exceptionally Well Qualified for Im- portant Work IT'2, and spent the summer Saskatchewan, and during this lime _con3iderablft judging of live stock foe in (hat province i ;t fall he returned to Manitoba AS i. ullural College to complete his dies. His gradujtion marts the e, he was staying J or the day in company' he entered the wagon; iihllc'thc who hail delivered the o'u'tat' sdli icld the reins. Vihen both ir.cn were the the driver struck the lorse ieicril limes reins and threw them to the orcu- )anls oE the rig, xvhile the.horse started ofi at a rapid rate. Johnston tailed to catch the jeins anij his Tiends made a hurried exit out ol .he rear of the wagon. Vifccn the horse haJ rounded the Central hotel corner lie turned down Pellatt aveoue ar.d tiipre the unfortunate man was thrown head first Irom his seat lo a pile oE stones. Help was at hand in moment and it was found thai jlood a as pouring from the man's ear and nose. The ambulance was telephoned for as quickly as n and in tbe meantime Gladvtin ot Cnrbia, vsho happened to there, did wnat he could for the injured man. He was taken to the hospital hopes are entertained ior his. recov- ery, although the extent ol his injur- ies cannot be slated ricfinitrh. lie is a steel sharpener by trade and has a mining claim about Vhtee miles from Fcrnie. Chief o! Police Brown is holding tlie man who rieliv- cred the nj; and awaiting develop- ments. For an unmentionable offence Thos Geoghegan was given a sentence ol seven >ears with hard labor today Ly "You may say this for ree. that '1 to go oS at Mujor Hard le was rnoiuing, and the Herald had a rath- ;r iuterestius with hlia fthlch !ed io the above statement, irxin wblch JIls laid espeo- .al emphasis, asking that that pan of tLe be printed. It was Ihe qr-esUon. of the -water- oris again Tho mayor empbktl- caily deiiic-s thai bo or his admin- istration is oven for criticism Tor tho of affairs DOW obtaining ia tha waterworks department, "1 will refuse lo give niy to any scheme to add further 'Jack1 iho fttuenvorfca system. That Is rojsoa have not decided be- fore to proceed with Ihe booster sys- lem advocated by the city engineer, 1 believe it Is junk. U I bad been hero Mieti the jilan was Srst broached ould have thrown out the wholo geoiton. have found another lo increase llie efficiency, of the platit." So Ills Worship characterised the hfgii pressure system advocated by tbe k-tty engineer last year, and adopt- ed iu fart by tbe council at that When, Oh! When. "When can tho people expect lo have better water nrcssure. tho Elate- of affairs which you- described (u >our interview last Sat- irrtay be romtdied? will tins' be ablo to pump water into' :f.e Xortb l.ethbrldge water TbtEe were fired at His Worship. waterworks system will be in good shape Just as soon as I. can investigate lo find out the best thing to do, and just as Boon ibo money to do it. You sre trjing to force nip to adopt the boost- er but I refuse lo go afi at The tTnayor say1; he should riot-be, blamVd lor not forseeing the coodl- 0ri which has arisen. In time mit a by law asking for money to remedy it when the other bylaws were- submitted .Monday. Ho still holds to his opinion ex- pressed in Ihe Herald a few days aeo that a special corumfcsion should be appointed to ii-vestigate the whole, fil- Iration HUD H WAS RUN OVER BY TRAIN AND DIED HOURS IN TWO MAclcod, AH a June 2ff. Harry Miliicr, an employee oE the C. P. ft, Corking on what is known as tin "rip track" crevr, died at the >lac- leod General hospital'tonight as a icsult ol being run over in th'o local jard this afternoon. The accident happened at about four o'clock and it appears that the switchmen -were- some cars Ircm tho repair His Honor Thompson. He was I track ar.ii the deceased, cot I- t n" Mougbt up fSS wrwrrtrdiS ol their InUnlloa. was straddhns th. n, ,8- V grCC and is now under a sentence ol raiU.betweco tho cats, fixing n car. ...mtobasiOungi.iMKmion f The .train pulled up before ha' be seen lliat Mr. Stephen, ficYly; b collld Refc -o.jt of the way was run. W. J. STEPHEN, B..Y, B.S.A. Prir.cipal of the School of Agricul- ture in connection with Clarecholm Farm lie school for t'nreo jears. He nejl Icoli an honor course In anrt mlncrnlon in tbr Unheralty o[ To- tonto, MhtTe he obtained a Bachelor of'Arts in 1009. .The same >ear he Inspector Toronto Clly Dairy, and io the spring of graduated in pcdatcgy from the ultr of Education, Toronto.' he. attended the Manitoha" Agricultural ColleM, compleicd four years' slandlng there In Match of lOl'i. when lio Vas oprointed Principal of Ihe High School at' Uurk'3 Onl. At the cud of three months he resigned to accept the ier In Stratrorff. Collegiate Institute. Ho rttutned vieat .In .the. spring ,o[ i ile occupying a good position In ed ittonal inslitutior.s, wns Interested! )ugh in agriculture [o leave the mer lino of-work and fit himself training at an agricultural college the teaching of agriculture, regards as of paramount import- ZQ- In Canadian education. This turaliy Ms enthusiasm fo: -s line of uork, and he comes to province ot Alberta with qualifications that should .fit him, together with his energy, to take a foremost place (n the'tlevelopmenl of ngrlcullural edu- cation here TbefPrincipal of the school will op- en an ofttce In Claresholm early in July, and ,wiH spend the lima hetween then and the opening ol the school in making thu arrangements; jc vliittng prospective students, and in making general preparations (or the ivorJt to be dfine. Any prospective sluiUnl should adtiresE correspondence lo the PrlQclpal of the school at cUresbolcn afler -July i, he will receive all Information in regard to ttci A conree in fielence ami Household Economy .irlll fee gtven for glds.. This U preliminary trt a full course that will be put-on- next year. For parilcnlarg o( Sliven, Ueparlmenl oE -Agriculture, Edmbnlofi, RATHER THAN PAY U. S. MILEAGE TAX COMPANY GIVES THE ROAD Scitard. June 11.. The s'orV trackage of tho Alaska X'oclhnn railroad were (nrnerl over to a committee of busi- ness men jesJcrdai to be obcraled for the hehcftl oi the cominur.Uy. This action was taken ty of the.railroad, because of a De- mand hy the tjilted States tor pay- mentVof mileage -.yhs raiirMd cnniRanv ex- pressly'relieved the- company paying this tax .unjH 'Contri- madt by Heward men (o hire crews and operate rats vihlcli v-ill catty supplies tft mir.irs ao'd'Setllers'tn the interior. No fiwrt charge fnr- is madf, the committee will accept gifts one of his lega bring amputat- d, fingers bartly his body iadly brniscd. He TTCVS immediately" rcmovcil to 'the hours latrr wfailo an Qptration was in progress. Miber was about, foity- years', of, ge, has lived In Macleod1 foi, some time, where he was very' popular among the railroad men. He leaves a widow and four the.eldest being about twelve- years old. An inquest will bP held tomorrow, to Investigate the cause o( his H by the-' railroad' men here, who. are acquainter! trie fa'sts, thal'MiVnci is himself responsihle (OT his dealb, hiit" it is expected that his wile will receive compensation from the C.P.R, v ELOQUENT MacNEILL EXTENDED GREETING Toronto, Juit Dr. John M.lCXelll of Ibe Kjlme'r Road Bapiltt churcb In Xr.ftMi In "John; af'' (ormerly of Ihe first Ilaptlst church 'of. in a most harpy afldrcss to the PrCibjlerlan geacrftl of [semblj- ttc t-orjjsl-' fraternal of tho UaptLM ;