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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Alta.. Tuesday. June 13.1911. Number 154 LADY'S VOICE TOO FOR HIM CHARMED BURGLAR SO THAT HE DIDN'T ROB THE HOUSE FOND GOOD-BYE KISSED YOUNG WOMAN'S HAND WHEN HE TOOK HIS DEPARTURE COUNTRY NOT v t IS Ml VERTISED MagfratK Man, far From Satisfied With his Investment BATTERY OFF TO CALGARY CAMP DROVE SIM OVER PRAIRIE (Special to the Magrath, June under the realization, that he had bewi total ly taken in by a company of real J estate sharpers, James Anderson, aj resident of Mugrath, returned on Sat- urday from a visit to the Upper Falser Valley, B. C., whither he had gone about'two months ago to cx- amine his property which he had pur- I chafed through the advertisements in Helena, June celestial voice, j an eastern newspaper. Mr. Anderson, who has already paid jed the hearts of the members of the CARDSTON ALSO THIRTY MEN IN EXCESS OF THE STRENGTH oV BATTERY IN 1910 Fine weather this morning delight- shot of booze, and deft manipulation of the cards last night saved from be- ins robbed the home of Mrs. Charles six hundred dollars on his property, Battery C. F. A., who entrained-i Some idea of the rank growth Of the grass 011 the prairie tills year- can -be ga- thered from an incident that occurred-out in the Bow coun- try. Mrs. J. 1-1. Miller, not having- a buggy'in; which to drive over to a neighboring ranch, hitched up a sleigh. She drove over three miles to Hugh Robinson's ranch ad- jojning Bow City and such was the rank growth and the juiciness of the grass that she was make the trip quite handily, and indeed overtook and passed a team attar-lied to a wheeled- rig. This reads like a rather tall story but it is vouched for on the best of authority to be absolutely correct, v SHOWERS DID A LOT OF GOOD SEVERAL DISTRICTS GET A REPORTS ABOUT CROPS. GENERAL FEELING IS THAT THE "GRAIN IS NOT SUFFERING GIVES HIS WIFE R. J. Mackenzie, of Win- nipeg, Presents Penisa Maid to His Bride TWO MILLION AND A HALF BUSHELS found the couritry t had been the opposite to jsnortly after nine o'clock in command ,T presented to him. jof officer commanding, Major Stewart- V. Holmes of o2'ears been on Uie tonSuc of every country. The storm -was not general as practically no rain fell at points on the C. and E. branch north as far as ijrahum, or ou the branch. To Have Conference on Dry Fanning Indianapolis, Ind., June IPRQBABLE many young brides have, been made' presents of horses. There have been camparativcly few horses valued at that large it is not on record that any of them have been given away. Mrs. Macken- zie, "wife of K. -I. Mackenzie, the rail- road nrannatc of Winnipeg, Manitoba, has not only been made the recipient of a horse, but the animal is one whose name has for two "or three CROP FROM BRIDGE EAST TO TABER LETH- RAIN NEEDED Colorado Springs, .hme famous agricultural educators The Herajd had telephone conversa- tions with Carniangay and Barons this morning and: they reported no rain of any account, but stated that tlie crops did not seem to be suffering. The storm seemed to be heaviest north of the river. {Joaldale and Chin districts had a' good downpour about six o'clock and there was a fair fall the city. At ten o'clock last night dulcet tones Airs Holmes engaged i country s covered with snow seven. C. P. R. for the journey carried be- signe'ri a call for a conference ot all needed. him in conversation. Then she got i months out of the year, making toere was a half hour's soaking rain have tne district, where it was Another heavy it sides the Lethbridge battery all the those engaged at work in agricultur- within a week Is needed there. out a bottle of booze for the visitant impossible for a white man to live equipment on flat cars and sixty nor- al schools and experiment stations, Generally speakin Mr. Anderson says that ses, most of them furnished by Ray for the purpose of discussing 'drr-p0rts are that the ]-le declined to drink unless she kept in comiort. him company. She complied with his people told him that the Peace Paver jKnight, of Raymond. The 23rd Al- request. While they drank, she ar-! countrv was no better. pberta Rangers of Cardston were also of horses. battery has been drilling stead- guerl with him about the futility of While away, he also visited Fort Attached to the train, numbering being a burglar successfully for any i George, which has been so extensively 100 men with their full quota length of time. Under the influence [advertised. The same condition' pre-I of the liquor the burglar became gar- j vails there, said he. and together i he agreed to play i they form the greatest fraud that about two weeks and should "se-venup" with his Uas ever perpetrated on au innocent 'make a fiue showing at Calgary, many 'unwilling hostess, the result of the public. Hundreds of. people are being the men in tue contingent having 'games determining whether he would i :just as'he had been. Many are last J'ear- Tne regret is rulous. Finally three games of rob the house or handed. jo away empty "Seated at the dining room table we into the Upper Frascr "with they wiu unable to return for Ptn t.n-nnH that :the 'Coronation-'Day celebration; but cows, poultry, etc.; .only to find that it is impossible to locate on the prom began playing" said Mrs. Holmes, ''he jsed haven. with his gun hand; I, attired] Anderson is .now a wiser nran received word Ia6t night trorn Col. Cruikshank, D. 0. C., saying that it would be impossible to accede only in my night dress, and my hair Mn curls banging obo.ut my .face. The first game I the second also by a email margin, and, drawing an exceptionally good hand, I also took the third. "'Without a word he arose from the table. I-. escorted him to the front door. 'If you are-ever confronted by he said, kissing ray hand, "if you ever meet with 'any one set upon doing you harm, speak to them, for the the sweetness of your voice, -will subdue the most savage beast of the forest.' Then he dis- appeared in the darkness." JJnring- the conversation that place prior to the game of cards, the burglar told Mrs. Holmes that he once bad been a bookkeeper, but, his wife deserting him for a wealthy man. he and has decided to.-invest Southern Alberta" farm land. his for the 22nd. that return PRECIPITATION WASJYERAGE Figures for the First Four Months of Last Ten Years Aid. C. B. Bowman, .Dominion me- teorological observer for this city, I has provided the Herald with a table giving the total precipitation for the (bad gone to the dogs. Mrs. Holmes believes the man once, worked in a bank, said she, "I have seen several bankers deal cards, and was Impressed by the peculiarity of their method. This man dealt the cards just like the 'bankers did." The burglar told Mrs. Holmes that he had. started the house Wed- nesday night, but was frightened away by the sound of many voices. He even .heard Mrs. Holmes say: "You fellows go! It is after 12 o'clock and this is no hour for men. to be in a respectable home." Mrs. Holmes ex- plained she was giving a party that evening. lhc past fjccade. "That burglar terribly embarrassed said Mrs. Holmes. "Imagine me, In his presence, robed only in my first, four months of each year" of .the past ten years. The table is as fol- lows f 1902 2.19 inches 1.003 1904 1005 1906 1907 190S 1909 1910 1911 2.63 2.84 2.80 2.26 3.14 2.79 2.65 1.36 2.64 Tne special will reach Calgary afternoon about four o'clock and go into, camp at the Reserve, ly. Their return is set down for SatV urday, June 24th and preparations ara being made for a celebration when they reach' the city. They will_reach" the city about four o'clock in the af- ternoon and a demonstration, wilr.'be held in the evening. MIXED MARRIAGE IS NOTAFFECTED the Herald's re- grain can get farming." Those making the call for a week or ten days without Liberty H. "Bailey, Director of Agri- suffering to any extent. A heavy culture, at Cornell University Dr. rain now would make a good H. President-of practically certain. College; Dr. Chas. 'in A.: 'Lory, President of Colorado Agri- Granum, cultural College Dr. John A. couldn't be in better shape. No rain soe, "President of ]Viah Agricultural :of any-account has fallen lately .but Other DTstricti June lower of harness racing. When Mr. Mackenzie made M. D. Shutt, of Rock Rapids. an of- fer for Penisa Maid that was accepted in this city last night, his object was to give the finishing touch cs to the big stable of trotters and pacers with which he expects to cre- ate a sensation the Grand Circuit this year. The exciting campaign through the biggest harness race meetings of the year is to be a honey moon tour for Mr. and Mrs. Macken- zie. who have been married only a short time, and it. is said that the beautiful little trotter. Penisa Maid, is a present to the bride. Mrs. Mackenzie is horsewoman. and here College and 1-1 or.. Duncan Marshall, Minister of Agriculture for Alberta, Canada. The conference is called for October -16. to 20 in this the time of the; of the Interna- tional Dry-Fanning Congress and Ex- position to be Leading ag- ricultural scientists will be gathered here at that time for. the Congress and the grear Exposition of dry-farm ed products will afford opportunity for study- and comparative work. Farming" is the term now commonly applied to1 agriculture in .regions where the annual rainfall is less than 20 inches, and this is the first recognition of it by agricultural schools as a national question. The call is issued to national, provincial and state agricultural departments and schools throughout the world .where agriculture is taught. Montreal Judge Says Temere" Decree Can't be Enforced Montreal, June 12. Judge Lcct, who considers that his opinion with regard to the Herbert marriage case and the "nc temere" decree has been quoted in such a way as to create a misunderstanding has issued a letter to the press in explanation or It will be seen that the precipita- his positinn. lie upholds the ruling tion for the first four months of the j of the court as regards ihc legal in- it the average for validitv nf the marriage of two Cath- i OVERSEAS TROOPS HEAD PROCESSION London, June boy scouts with their Canadian contingent will encamp at Roehampton House at Barnes and will line a portion of the route from Buckingham Pal- ace to Westminster Ab-bey. The troops furnished by the overseas dominions will march at the head of the procession. There will be a royal procession through Lon- don the day after the corona- tion. the grain, does not seem to need any just yet. iiagratb, June was a nice stiower of rain here yesterday nioni- ing'. Crops couldn't look .better and rain .within the next two weeks will mean the -biggest yield this district :has ever had. little rain tell Tiere last jnigat. _The- crops are not -.suffering and they never netter than they do'at'present. The cut worm is doing-'damage in some places. Taber, June heavy thunder storm of last evening passed by this district.' A good, soaking rain is Just what the district needs .at the pres- ent moment. present year is about HOBBLE SKIRT TO BLAME Providence, .R. I.. June 12. The i. j v Atlantic mills, one of the largest con .Mrs. 'Holmes said that her daugh- 'cerns in the Olncyville iactoiy dis- resumed today, following a ten clay shutdown. The mill people say many plants arc suffering from ter Marie, who was upstairs, was not Awakened by the nocturnal prowler. ODDFELLOWS AT CRANBROOK Cranbrook, June a bun- tired delegates arrived in the city to- day to attend the thirty-seventh an- nual assembly of the Grand Lodgrf of British Columbia, I. 0. 0. F. About fifty more are expected tomorrow. .The Grand Lodge of British Columbia annual session of Rebekas, assembly of the grand encampment and depart- merit council of the Patriarchs are also being held. The sonven- llon lasts four days and the program loday was a session of tne funeral aid issociation which sat this a lesiion of the department of patri- fcrchs militant in the afternoon and to nlghl a subordinate encampment j Instituted, olics by a Protestant minister, but contends that this ruling has no ap- plication to mixed marriages. The courts, he cannot endorse AGAINST MORMONISM Ottawa, June Presbyterian the general assembly went on record yes- no temere" contention with regard terday agninst .Mormonism and de- a cided to inaugurate a strong campaign to the marriage of a Catholic to Protestant. i against it. After discussing the legal history I he con clinics tne popularity of hobble skirts. It "Until tin; 'no tcfnere' decree has been figured out that about halt there was never any question in thus of the usual quantity of cloth is re- country as to the validity of the marriage of a Catholic a Pro- testant- by Pro'csiant minister, and I do not think there is any danger of the courts upholding the pretension NEW YORK HEARS ABOUTPURCHASE Hill's Invasion of Canada is Confirmed There New York, June 13. The first sign iof new Great Northern activity since the announcement of the mortgage is reported in despatches dealing ,w1th the invasion of the Can- adian 'transportation field by James J. HUP and interests closely allied with him. They have bought the cliarter of the Alberta Central Rail- way and will immediately begin to build a line north from the border. The charter provides for a railroad running north and south from that di- vision to the" northern limits of Al- berta. The southern part of the new- an enthusiastic she frequently mounts the bike sulky and drives a favorite trotter or pacer a fast mile. The Mackenzie stable has been a thoroughbred one principally, and his entrv the trotters is along a scale that promises one the best Grand Circuit strings this year. It includes the best horses obtainable for every cUiss, and the acquisition of Taber Barnwell bus. Chin Coaldale 250.000 bus. Lethbridfle bus. Penisa Maid apparently out perfectly. rounds- it ARM CRANKING AUTO la., June -J. L. BREAKS Boone, Stevens, broke arid dislocated right arm while cranking an. -auto- mobile. quan quired for the fashionable gowns. NOTICE (HUE PAID HUNDRED of the decree. Tl1" decree will onlv i The lwo Slavs who appeared court yesterday morning to answer IQ the charge of being drunk and creat- ing a disturbance in North Lethbridge were found guilty today and fined five road is planned to ,run due south out of Canada and to connect with the Great Northern on the American side. It is not known how far north into the wilderness Mr. Kill has decided to extend- the northern division of the new road. The charter permits build- in ling to regions practically Arctic. A 1ANK CHANGE W, A. Stratton, manager of the, Bank of Toronto, Calgary, is to be transferred to Barrie, Out., and will be succeeded by Mr, Latimer, of Hon. Frank Oliver, Minis- ter of the Interior, will ad- dress public meetings on Reciprocity and other live is- sues at the following points In Southern Alberra: Taber. Thursday, June 15. Cardston, Friday, June 16. Ciareshoim. Saturday, June 17. Macleod, Monday. June 13. Pincher Creek. Tuesday, June' 20. High River, Wednesday, June 21. All meetings -will be held in the evening. dollars and costs each. i It took a whole week for OTHe Lew- CONSTRUCTION CAMP COOK MISSING June Fort William. Lake, a cook in a construction camp cause heart burnings and social diffi- culties that the law can hardly Heal with. Tt is only a dogma of the ig tQ make llp ner thaf the best Patterson and Fells at Menie. on! church which the. .law now does to dispoge of charge against I the C. P. R. about fifty miles from; recognize and is not likely to for without a H- jtnis city, went, out. fishing- to a nearby j 'cense would be to plearl guiHy, ti Make on Sunday and has no! returned. Iwhen she appeared before the cartt JA large party of men from the camp CHANGES NAME TO K13DY (this morning she was supported wif.h [searched all, day Monday and no awa. June in "ivenia good bank roll. One hunrirpd !trace of him had been found at eisht I I the Canadian Gaette -hat E, costs with the warning to move I o'clock. It is possible that a party Eddy Bessy, of Ottawa, ivfl! on was the penalty handed out to her. jwill be organized in this city t.o search If this district gets a good down- pour of rain, within the next week or ten days, the country tributary to these points will harvest a crop ot grain of the big proportions-indicated above. Tiber's figures may seem ridic- ulous to some people but it must remenrbered that that town has trib- utary to it a territory that runs north. to almost the Bow River and south fifteen miles. Just at present the reat country to the north has no otber point to ship its grain from than Taber, and recently when the Board of Trade was gathering infor- mation for an elevator company, tt was found that there were acres under crop in the Taber trict. It is likely that, if crDp pros- pects continue good, two new elevat- ors will be opened at Taber this making four in all, not sufficient, even at .that to handle the predicted crop. Leth bridge'a crop yield is limited for the. reason that there are BO many shipping points in the- try tributary to it, ;thefe is "Wilson on-, the south, Coaldale on the cast. Diamond City and Kipp, Noble and Monarch on the west.' Coaldale is an intensive fanning district, and a great deal of Its land is seeded with alfalfa, but a quarter ot" a million bushels of grain, under good conditions, will be raised there without a doubt. A Big Yield in 8ight At Chin, one concern, the .Standard Securities Co., whose grains are in, perfect shape at present, will threah one hundred thousand falls before July lat' There other large yields in sight In the same dis- trict and a quarter of a million buih- els is a conservative estimate for Chin. A Great Transformation It is only a matter of a few ago, since the 35 miles between Leth- Taber had only one crop pi-educing spot, Coaldale, 'but tivated fields are to be seen all along the route.' Where before a could not be seen, the entire country dotted with farm homes and build- ings and the farms, small and large, are fenced. The crops look magnificent. Winter jwueat of the finest type is to be. Men, and the spring wheat could not look better. It would be foolish, to refer to particular fields. While poorer than good ones .are "too numerous to mention." The cussed weed is too often seen and where it looms its head, usually tne yellow of the mustard, the crop surrounding it is bad and deserves to paid should he was stren- (be bad, too. The weed inspectors libusly opposed by the operators' to travel about with a shotgun of the controversy, and after some land force the careless farmer to "cut further discussion the matter was jor plow bis weeds, or suffer the hciii in reserve by the Board for fur- sequences. MINERS WANT FIGURES GIVEN To Show That Companies Have Not Been Tfcbsirijj Money Frank, Alta., June' Not much evidence was produced today before the Conciliation Board at .its. last sitting in Coleman. Much of. the tinie was taken up with a discussion over the advisability 6t admitting certain statements of '.the cost of the production ot coal. The operators arc very rmich averse to having iiny thing going 'to the public which .would tend, .to. show profits on production, but Stubbs on belialf of the miners, put up a stubborn fight! for the production of all statements nnrl figures which would aid the board in arriving at a just conclusion. He stated that the figures- presented to the Board at Fcrnic which went to show lluit the cost of producing coal was higher than the selling price, were made public and tended to af- fect. the miners' position in the minds of the public and it was only fair that the figures of companies which were likely to sho.w good profits where the highest, wages had been flier consultation. 'apply to parliament for an act Chang- The case against A. Button prefer- Uor him. The country at this: point jing his name to Ezra. Butler Eddy. Mr. red >by Inspector Fleetwood was jis heavily wooded and a search is is a grandson of the late E. B.'again remanded till Thursday 'consequently difficult. It. was jJiddy. who when he died left him a inp to allow counsel for the prosecv.- 'that Keating, a G. T. P. operator, went j ismall, fortune, with proviso that when jtipn to be preserrt. City Solicitor 'hunting last, fall and was found sever- Lony.heare being out of the city for'al days later with both feet frozen so he becamo of age he should take the gi of day i. jbadlv tiny FEAR SHIPPING STRIKE London. June is as- serted here and also reported from Brussels rhat the inter- national shipping strike will commence fliis week, 'but similar announcements have made before that ship owners are little perturbed. The situation at Southampton where thu American liner St. Vaij] and Mia Star steamer Olympic are delayed Jn sailing -on account of trouble wit.b the men. is un- changed tonight. There is still hope that an amicable settlement will be reached to- morrow. Lots of Alfalfa Alfalfa raising is becoming more extensive every year In the irrigated1 districts, it is a certain yield, raised with practically no labor and nearly always produces three crops. It is a wonder that even more of it is not raised. The demand is always' good aud is bound to increase. The Coal- dale district is a garden. Some of linest land, best'cultivated crops, and most comfortable homes are to be seen within its confines. The Mitchell Nursery Co. have erected substantial buildings on their iproperty just east of the magnificent jfarm of H. A. Suggitt. and already 'have many fruits and un- der cultivation. Prosperous In tap trip to Tnbcr one is .struck witii the prosperous looking and f.-irm .buildings that have teea erected. In very few new back ;