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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 13, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Veteran Canadian-American Says English Speaking People Will Never go to War Again Trade Figures Shoving Immensity of the Dealings Between the Two Countries (W. A. P. Report) Ottawa, June us hope that long is tho waters of the St. Law- rence flow, we shall be al peace with each Borden. "Whalsver may be the fate of the general movement Among the nations In favor of peace, those mother tongue Is English will never take up agatnst one J. Hill. Notable for ils many pronounce- nii-nts for peace, wilb par- tnular rcfcrcmc lo Ih; coming u-r.- teiiaiy cdebralioas. between Knpj the United Slalcs, and with __ sard to ll.e trade relations lielwcm Canada and tho L'nilcd States, vias the baniuet given tonight by the Do nuiiiou government in attendance at 1he annual conrention of ll.e Ner York State Banters' assuciatio Mo finintul in the banking acd poll tical life ul Ihc two countries werm--v. litre, the folloning olftccrt wtre cl- ccled for the nest lime years: High Chief Ranger, Percy W. Abboll. IC.C., llisli Vice Chief Kanger, John A. Buchanan, is Slid to lie a carpenter by.,, but vl.o rai lately had nOL.pccup'ation. Bail has befrQJsSed for EVERYTHING IN WITH COUTTS HINGES ON CUSTOMS AUTHORITIES W. S. DaviEon. Calgarj; Hish Secre-jar.d fived at, SSiJUO. AH the. aciusrd tary E I! Crick Calgary; High Pliy-Jmen arc said to.ibe, former residents Dr J. M Hctsoa Slrathcona; I of ljricce Edwald where Ihe Treasurer; S A. Cook, Calgary; lion industry is or.r- It i nanrs viLittuaini' u. Chief Juslicc and Adminiitrator Canada and Oic I'nitfd de- Our Guests, proposed by Iligbt Hou- orable H. Durden, 1'ritac jlicislcr and ccspoaded to Ly HE! llis'i reasurer, oo, agary; ilgh Counnllor, G. F. Downe, Slrath- is believed thc-Ioxcs-vere beir.j kept cona: 1'asi High Chief Ranger, W. J. in seclusion mtJS Ibey would hjvc Webster, Udmonton; High Auditor, grown sulnclenilgfo Igsc their idcn- W.L Ollstn.calsan'; Higb Orator. A.I tiHcation marks Jo they coald ue shipped out salel.-; H. Williams, cdmonlon: 11 V. Richards, H.J.W., C. S }-ranei3, Lelbhridse; H.M., S. P. Daw-ll-ee, owrcr ol tbc rtilglem haw fur Calgary H.C., D. JIcManus Ed-! company, Hire. street, who IMS been Hve lor about monlon-, H. Mess. f. 51. Chapman. IHgh Itiver; H S.H, B. Brcckwell, Pincher Crcsk; HJ.B, G. McCandless, Medicine Hal; High Onanisl. C. Wil- son, Calgary, cd. -i the'neit place of reeding. iiuiii m foi'r'a, lor about and who ITas a toy ranch at Tecs, berla. The" fotnr- loses whkh disap- peared valuable irling Agent Said to Have Assured Sheepmen Use of Weybum Line more than a' nas getting While r.o startling developments have been leported in ihe Co'Jtls smuggling case, In whlcli Dr, Fatten a ccnlral (igure. it is- reporled ilat Ihe. lolal amount of Ibe seizure niade by Special Officer Harris, of Ihe Cus- loms deraT-imenl. Is aiiproximatcl) S5COO. It IB further reported thai tbe officials have made a seizure, from Vaul Audc-l, another prominent Coutts rancher, althoush the amount is much smaller. Tlie affair Is creating very lilUc stir at Contlf, tbe iieoiile in that vl- clnlly being conlent lo await develop- ment's until after the Customs itepan- ment at Ollawa has coiisiderea all tbe eudence submitted by both gides. Dr. Palton has gcnic to High nivur, where ?art of the horse herd about which tbe case centres, ias btcn ;elzcd. SOME FLASHES FROM THE CITY HALL DEBENTURE TROUBLE, MAYOR HAP.DIE: "This is n.ce jackpot. We'll settle It tonight. I hardly knovi where I'm at." W C IVES- "The dtberlure issut Is cerWnly illegal. The ot the city's debenture debt not properly s'.ated a. for a the charter. The bylaws will have to be and ALD. HAMILTON: "I believe the city should appoint the auditor as contultmg accountan.s. Then all could be to them to ascertain their correctness as to figures given. They v.outd always be on call." SEC'Y-TREASURER ROBINSON: 'It was ray mittske. The council was so anxious to Increase the city's that tre new finding rcgardlno the of'local improvements not being a part of the gross debt confused me." E. H. WILSON: "There Is no great harm done after, all. It Is only a matter of a little delay, and does net Injure the city's credit." STIMSON CO.'S REPRESENTATIVE: "We will retain our option on the 5363.0CO issue. They are on the Lcndnn market. If we sell them, it Is up to the city to deliver the bonds approved by our legal advisers. The option was taken subject to the legality of the bylav.s being proven.11 The City's debt is approximately mslead cf as advertised. Hecausc (lie city so anxious lo find borrowing on the 1912 as- sessment trial the secretary-treasurer became on working out a new rulins city last suddenly that the worlh cf hor voted by Ihc burgesses on Monday is HT BBiy That" the Soutbern AlbciCa Wool Growers' association as informed ly an officitl n[ the C.P.K. that their request to have trie-uso ot the liridge-Wtybiirn line for tho shipping ol their 1313 wnol clip, had been granted, as reported in the Herald eomo SEOi waB "lo statement made to a Herelii reporter this morn- ing by President R. C. >lt.: Harvey was notified by the C J'.R. agent at Stirlisg that arrange roents lot the uso ol tho llnu had ;teen made, and on the strength o this information a largo number o wool men fcavo planned to do Blearing ai a point' within half roile ol the now line, when olherwis tiey might riave sheortd lor less o ptcse, at some other point. Upon his arrltal here- ilr. Harve n-as informed, that the uSe ol thi line had not -been granted, and tha the officials had not even been ap- proached on the -subject. The Herald had heon Informed somo time ago by the. sheepmen, that the oC thli line had arrangad, out Izter" on, Live-Stock Agent Jlc- csme to town to fioi "out -vJiat ftl! the talk was about, i- toimcd the, Herald tliat the o knew nothing of the request, ar.rt if they had known, tho grant could not be made, until the matter had hesn takfn UJP Kith Iho' construction cie fartmerfe, in control. Mr.-Hanoy has also heen accuser! of ignoring Ihc association's inter.- and for personal Inror. 'As a strdtj; deofal to this .accusa- tion, il be pointed out lhat Mr Harvey nov has his Ids. ol tvool at the trnck at Barnwell, and will Bhip Irom that point tomorrow. Nevertheless, he Is.'Bflll working lor his colleagues, and forward a formal request lo the grneral super- intendent, asking lhat Ihc use of (he Lelhbridge-Weyburn line be granted, II at all possible. YET TO CO.MH Despite the report lhat the woo. _, men fiad split, shearing al Independent points, Uicre nre jet 55 MO sr.rr-p lo be iliova al the Kipp This means iioiindi .of wool, which, outside of Ihc clips I Ilsrvcy, (irrf-n, Hubluson. nr.d "Klickldflr, uhlcli total nhnul M3.020 founds, and which vill he s (Conlir.lieJ cu page 'ARMERS.WANT THE BLOOD RESERVE Applications recohed morning from sixteen fanners sur- lOiradlBjg tha Blood rgfierve, con- tain requests for a lotal of 2S5 acres to be out In "Email leases ranging in size irom 13SO acres to acres. Today's applications, together with" jesterday'a which wore for approximately 60.000 acres, make a total of applied for to date That .Ihe farmers want lha reserve thrown open lo small lensea la plaluly oulent. Their requests arc bolng forward- ed to tho Minister ot Interior, liy Secretary FJnley, sronsor of the the animals thellcr- rigan homestead- a k ahout and others -were the rnl- and .black cross thou.sar.d dollars was ottered for Hi r return of the p5 "and reward probably he paid Detective Median. BELGIAN WITH EXTENSIVE WIN ING RIGHTS AT TABER BOUGHT TIMBER AT SNAP ALBERTA PIONEER HAS PASSED AWAY WATCH THE WEST GROW Winnipeg, June C. r. n. will open 55 new town- sites in-Ihe west tilts year. Tlie Hclly Kivct Lumber Co which is culling up the timbers taken from sawmill on tic river bottom which sprang into existence just, one month ago when they formed to buy tbo the old R.l'.ll. tresllts on the SI. Marv's rieht-nl-way, on Tuesday sold its holdings to S. S. of Belgium. Mr. liilleryst in taking ov- er the. sawmill and feet of. lumhtr, considers lhat he got a bar- gain, lor he will use the big; timbers to develop the new- mine which Hcl- capila1. is opening up south of Tabcr. 'Ihe mine owns IDOD-acrcs oi coal land. The timbers are especial- ly adapted for this purpose. The deal was put through by the T. .M. Inveslmenl Co. IS IT WORTH THE MONEY. June por trail of I-idy Anno De Pole wa purchased today for hv Du al Christie's auction room. whose hands rested tho Once again difficulty'is being ex- perienced nt tho city pumping Elation. }ne ol the pumps went out big mofnlng. The main gal- on pump baa been forced toipump to nil cnpacily all day. An effort Is be. ng made lo keep tho pressure tip fo standard by limiting as much as pos- sible the drnln on the supply. Tbo pumping alatlon'li coming In lor more Mian Us usual share of pub lio attention these dayfi. It la becom- ing the-clly Today's trouble al Iho planl, not blamed to Iho of Ihe pump which Is not working. II seems Ibc Itilako has been clogged b) Ihc mud and other debris coming down Ibc ilvcr. tho -auction -holding tli.e, agalnnt tbn nioutl of the pipe, so that Ihc pump cnnno get tliR w-akr to pump. H Is explained that tbc. trouble some lew drti's ago was dut io Hcrilly Ihe pauw cause, lha pumps Ing unable to gel a sufficient sup; Kdmonton, June of the most prominent Masons of Alberta diet! tonight, In the person of J. J. Danlop, deputy- registrar of the land titles of- flco. He bad been ill for ab- out a month >lr. Dunlop was one of the o'd-timers of Edmon- having corns here twenty- five years ago. He was Most Woraliipftll Grand Master' of Masons of Alberta in 1911, and was serving as Grand Superin- tendent of Fioyal Arch Masons of tbe dlslricl of Edmonton. (RACE AGAINST INDEPENDENT London, June Tho Unionist ucceeded, Ijy an increased majorit of over 1700, in retaining (lie Wnnds scat, which became vacant ovs RAN AWAY, OCCUPANTS OF BUGGY BEING THROWN OUT AND INJURED CANDIDATE WHO HAD PARTY BACKING NO dealings in Marconi Stock Free From Call 1 it-Whitewash ng to the resignation of Sir Henry ilmber. The figures were: Stuart Samuel (Unionisl) clock Wilson ( Labor) Unionist majority 13.-I2-1 7.0SS London, Jurie cabinet ministers were today absolved by the 'arliamcntary froui al! blame with the f'cnndal alleged to bava surrounded the contracts be- tween tho Unlish government and tbe Marconi The re- of Iho [larliarntnlary commlllee which invcsllBated Ihe affair was Ifi sued today. It declared that there is no foundation for ani of tlie charges made against Alloruey General Rufus D. Isaac, chancellor of the ex- chequer, David Uoyd George, or Tobt- raaEtcr General Herbert L Samuels. The committee finds that all tho ministers concerned aclcd Ihro-.isbout E llie sincercst belief that there wss nolhing in tbeir action wliich would conllict with their dirty" as ministers of the crown. The Other Side The drnfl report negatived by eighl voles against six Unionists aller being advertised gain for 21 dajs will have to be re- uhmittcd. The trouble arises out nt he lacl that llie secretary-treasurer, He bylaws; gave as Ihc cily's debenture in- iebtedr.css, whereas the city audit- its on being called in this morning ound the indeulednes'; to be 67C M at the lime Ihc bylaws were., submitted oa' Monday. Tie diEetcncs o! approsimalclv so lliat Ihe bylaws arc pronounc- ed, illegal by W..C. who was called in consullaiion Ihis morning bv ibc maior. City Ball. The'-secrcWy-ueasuTcr" says his mistake wAV made in not adding all debenture debts including the peo- ple's share ol improvements find the net dcbl, the combined sinking fund to the credit of the cily and the. people's share ol Icieal improvements. He lailcd to add (hem to the lolal.. lUt lati amount the city the cih bad ever usrd the new- rul- ing, ler.ce his contusion. U is r.ol thought that the discov- ery will have a very great tt-.e cily's lioar.cia! bonds ft ill not ue position. The realized on soon, bul besidts the issua pro'r.ouiiccil illegal, the city has. al- ready on Ihc market, and when the moncv is realized on this issue, Ibc cily v.ill have enough mon- ey on haiid to make it plain The city auditors tiiis morning n-mH a UK; statement ot tlie clly's; v-hich will be submiltcd lo Iha' council tonight, and it is likely -ia- ,lruclions will lie given to have tho- The tivo previous inajovilies over Liberal candidates were 5.M1 In Jan- 1910, nntl in Die Uccember clec- lion of the Enmc year. The Issues on v.hlch rkction frotn the wells, owing lo the clogge ondilion of the intakes from the 'fi rallon Then tho. flllrallo planl, as il Is called, "was eliminate ind raw- water passed Jnlo the well The .raw- glate OL the water works on the- pump Entako to the dctrime of Iho supply, and tbc pump was cl 1 down tbls morning. the cily had a proper planl, it Is claimed this trout le eliminated. U Is also clai ttic pumps are liable to be seriously now, for they arc p-jraplng raw, muddy wator, which grinds Ihe making it almost impossible i Ibcm in a plate of eific-tcnty. As soon as the Iroilhle was re-porled, Ihc C P. U. and olbcr large ustrs were nollllcd lo conserve Ihcir sup- ply, -whllo sprinkling of tin-els and hovtlevardi was ordered sitipciided. This In Jonah day, nth, 1012 It h siiggeiitcd IbM Ibis ia the- reason for the trouble al Ihc aplne slalioii. e were mainly those of ojv position to the. Home Itule Bill, AVelsii disestablishment, nnd netd for nm- ndrncnt of the Insurance Alt. an dlhe Unionist's describe ths com- mittees reiwrl as a "whilCTash." The Unionist Press arc showing sreat re- sentment apainsl S'r I'dvinrd Carson Catihtoii, June was an exciting runaway here last, night in which Miss Lou N'eilton suffered, a hroken shoulder, and trr companions In the tiigei', Mrs. J. .1. Galbraith anii little d.riphlcr, of Pcstan, Mon- tana, were badly bruised. The' horse was ftitjMcncil at a par- asol carried by a lady, and became cii down the main the occupants out described. The frightened horse was slopped hy dashing into a barbed wire fence. It was cut badly and Hie smash- ed. 'Hie incident caused considerable excitement. HE LIVED TWO YEARS I'crt AMlnr, June .Johan sen. Jiwedc, dead aflor living for twc yeari in Ihe hospital here with a-brok ;n iJnck.'as the result o! a fall from UaJn at MacKeniie. and Krcclcriek E. Smllli, two of the Unionists' leaders for having assoc- iated themselves with the exoneration of Hie cabinet ministers by acting as cojnsel for Godfrey managing rector cf ''nmnany and brother of Sir Hnfu? Isaacs, In Iho ccenl libel case against Cecil Chcs- crlon. re-ilraun, re-advertised submitted to His people abo'it the erst week in July. The meeting ararlcd off wilh a rush. I'rom a slatement prepared by tho; Eecrctary-treaEiirer, Mavor Uarrtle cast a bomb Into Ibe middle of Ihe meet- ins by declaring lliat, afier the 1312 eslinnted debenture-indebtedness hatt been cared for, the cllj -would hki'i Icfl a borrowin; power of only on the 1513 assessment. The Mayor was "lake thai said the Major lo the Herald man. Tbe mayor and Winnipeg, June Buisoa who arrived here today, said In speaking of financial conditions In Allicrla, thrt money Is light where real calalc Is concerned There Is Ellll h fan itlfMM inMii pOTty bul there is nothing do'.ng In oulsldc aiilidlsisions. Unnks have re loan any moro money on lhl< class estate. With Ibis ex ccptton iblngs are quilc, Dourlstiing There Is considerable aclivlty In the' world and buildings arc be ing erected as fast and as cxtcnelrc ly as latt year, urn at the representative of the Herald had had some rather warm discussions on this subject, in whlcfi Ills Worship held thai Ihc city did hot. have sum- lent borrowing power to have- sub- mitted a bylaw- to raise money for the proposed extensions ,to _Jthe pumping system so much neeilftd just now. Tho Herald had held that Ihe city' md sufficient, borrowiig .power for this purpose, and than once stated thai if tbo. Mayor's statement of affairs was coirest, the bylaws vot- ed on the dir were.Illegal. Upltt the Dope So when His singled out the Herald reporter as Ihe target for his new figures last night, the latter refused lo "lako Ihem down" but slari- t-i a rap'd fjra.fiH'iripr London, June peals lo tbe Prlry. Council, of which :here arc flflten down for hearing Will CC (Unit W Ull DlOflth. S't.v-J i-. Charles Vllzpatrlch, tho Chief Justice, It did nof lake long lo convince him will visit In order lo sit with1 that Ihe cily was In a hole, He round nw tbe Judicial commilfee. Ijord Deviller, L'fti'ef Jusllce of SoulbsAfrica, and Sir Samuel Orifdlh, Chief Juallco of "Auslralln, have pltilng'this wlth.I'Ord Haldane, Jlojlton and Lord Shaw, lieor Ing Xew Zeulapd oupeaU, that the eityy. i( Mayor's figures were correct, did not nave tho borrowing power the city hall officials thought It had when the bylaws submitted Here llie nred oul: (Continued on 1) ;