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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta P ID] mi LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1914 NUMBER 155 OCEAN LINERS FOG-LITTLE The Hamburg Liner Pretoria Crashed Into the American Liner New York WAS A GLANCING BLOW Was No Panic and Steamers Both Continued Their Course NO NEWS FROM PRETORIA On board the s.s. New York, by tireless lo Slasconsett, Mass., Juno Ham burg-America u liner Pretoria, .New York for Hamburg, col- lided with the American- liner New York, during, a dense fog at 3.26 a. in. today. Fortunately the '.blow was a glancing abaft the bow, and the New. York was uninjured. No undue excitement- lire- railed aboard., the .New York, as the fth'qpfc' :WRS so.s'iighf that many of the jiassengers were awakened. Because of the fog tlie New York was-'stopped at the: time of the ac- cident. Lateryshe.proceeded on her voyage to and at o a.m. was ISO Klles east oC tlie Nantucket lightship. The steamship New York left Southampton for JCefr York on June Kiiu in u ic i civ "York harboi late tonight, TRAMP SHOOTS CONSTABLE Shot in the Dark Killed B.C. Offi- Can't Be Found Vancouver, B.C., Juno vincial Constable J. N. Allen of Kam'ioops was shot dead at 2.30 this morning. He had gone tn ex- amine some deserted Chinese shacks which 'were often frequent- ed by tramps. Apparently just as he sought to enter one of tliesu he was met with a single bullet which killed him. Special police are scouring the district around Kamloops. bringing in every tramp who can be found, FRIDAY HUNG 1 Country Southwest of Cardston Meerns. to be Most in FaVoi" ONEFOUR1N LIMELIGHT The Pretoria sailed for Hamburg j tin June II. Nothing isisaid in 'the 'wireless patch flora the York whether 01 not the Pietprla damaged In the Oil had ils ifps. nud downs today, the lack of startling ns'r-" from the of operation .being responsible INTERNATIONAL POLO GAME C. N. R. TO MEDICINE HAT Sir William Mackenzie Wires That Grading May Start in July Medicine Hal, Alia., June William Mackenzie hns wired Mayor statins that limiting on the Canadian Northern jine, from Hanna to Med- icine Hat will probably start in .luly. The line will be over one hundred miles in length. Hanna is on the C.N'.K. Calgary-Saskatoon branch. 'ural Relations Committee of Board of Trade Arranges With Bankers WILL SUPPLY THE CREDIT Snown as the Lethbridge Live Stock for Mixed Farming ENGLISH IN TERNATIONAL POLO Ictt to LocKett, Majoi Barrett (captain of the Capt: Cheape (who liad tils We.broken in ami Capt. Tornkmson. Meatlowbrook Cluh, Wcstbury, Long Island, June folk, sports- men and casual spectators, thousands all told, crowded to the Jlcadow- hrook club today for the opening game of the International Polo ser- ies. Six matches have Heretofore. been played for the trophy and each na- tion has three of them. Before (1BE Ifor a lull following s ac-ithe the Americans ruled favor- .collision, but the indications arc that she was not, as the New York report- ed herselTas proceeding to her des- ULntion which she 'woud not rfOBft had there been any serious re- pa to from the accident No Word From Pretoria Niw- York. N.Y.; June Am- entail line received onh H brief message from Cantam ftobeit1? the Neiv "i concerning the col llBlon the Pretoria The mes sago says: "Pretoria collided with York; none 'injured; damage Blight; Roberts. Up to nine this morning the Hamburg-American line had received no. word from the captain the Pre- joria. MADMAN STABS 25 llan Aboard Steamship Goes Crazy Utes Knife on Fellow Passen-, gers del Card, Azores, June tiMtie: Vnother 100 000 acres of .oil and gas leases were filed-on: at the local land office, the "representatives oi eric syndicate liking 133 sections or ap- proximately act'cs, and rcprc- sen ting an expenditure The filing was scattered, and each nian thought-he had land in t'ic u n Id JJie district of Clarcsholm has en poiuiar in the. past and most oE the rights there are taken C. A.-Hjornson.-said to he a repre- sentative of the- Gheen and Oil company of New York, has been pros- pecting the district cast of.Coutts as far as 1-4 and 2-5. This company is reported to have large holdings near Seven Persons, where they will bore. Frank Leavitt, the, man who dis- covered the first oil shale southwest of Cardston, and who camped on the land office steps one whole night last week in order to Hie on some par- ticularly promising propeity, arriv- ed in the city this morning to add lo his holdings. J. Y. (Jartl, of the Cardston Investment company, stat- steerage passengers on i cd this morning' that Geo. E. Key- board, the White Star, steamship Can- i the expert from Calgaiy, who opio were stabbed yesterday by an i investigated (he Lethbridge field, had Italian fellow passenger, who sud- denly went mad 'while on the voyage from Boston to Naples.. Five of the wounded are in a serious condition. Don't forget the big smoker on, Monday evening in the K. of P. hall, In. honor of W. A. Buchanan, M.P., who has just returned from the long session at Ottawa. A large crowd is expected, as It is the Young Liberal club's desire to make the affair as little as possible of a political nature; rather to give all the constituents a chalice to hear a discussion the legislation of the session just Closed. Tickets for the function may be obtained from any of the members of the executive. A (food program has been prepared. pronounced the Cardston property as most likely oil bearing; Mr. Reynolds is still in tile south and will remain there for another-day. E. P.. Howard, joint promoter with Ira E. Segur, fis expected in the city this afternoon to negotiate with the Boundary Oils. The Lethbridge Oil and Brokerage Co. meets tonight. The; Calgary Oil Exchange also meets tonight and bul- letins of the meeting will be posted at tire Western Stock Exchange. JUSTICE BECK GOING HOME Hon. Justice Beck, who has been lying ill in the. hospital here for a fortnight, Is. so far recovered that he will be able to go north to Ills home In Edmonton on Monday. BALLOON COLLAPSED; CAPTAIN SLIGHTLY HURT St. Louis, Mo., June bal- loon "Million Population John Berry, captain, 'was found today in a canyon In the Cascades.. Berry was E'iightly injured. The.balloon was one of the three which left Portland last Thursday on a long-distance race. ites at-oddj of 10 to (i. The players of both teams spent a forenoon of rest after a quiet night. Captain Cheape of challengers) still suffered to some cxt.-nt from hi? injured nose and eye struck last week by a ball. On the American side interest centered on Rene fjamon- 'tagne, the only new man on tht.team since the breaking up of the -'Big Ten Thousand Troops Concen- trated to be Used in Case of Emergency Rome, Italy, June Detachments of troops were ordered today to take control of the railroad station and- tracks in Rome. This action was in consequence of threats. No decision was taken at the meet- Ing of the railroad men held here early today to discuss the proposed Four" by the withdrawal of Harry Payne yihilney. It 'is Lamontagne's first international match and his friends predicted that his aggressive playing would prove a surprise'. FINE WEATMEK The day was clear and warm. A LINE-UP OF :THE TEAMS ENGLAND No. Captain S. A. Tompkinson. No. Captain Cheape. No- Major F. ff. Barrett. Captain Vivian Lockett. Lord Wimbornc, John A. _ AiuoHiv .'i. No. Hcne Larabntagne. No. J. Waterbury No. cWeraiux Jlilburn. ffalcrbuty. G. .C... RuihiieyV. Malcolm H'. -C. Phipps. .Referee Louis 1C. Stodard. Joshua Crane, Boston "rKcith U. Markham, Cairo, Egyi'l. Goal Dr. II. A. South- 'cr, Frank Forrester, for Amejit-a Spencer Fish and Frank S. Drake, for Kngland. Official W. Struther Jones. slight breeze in the forenoon fluttcr- thc stands. The exodus to the Mea- dowhrook cluh began early. Long be-j House Was to Prorogue at 3 O'clock but .Gun Wasn't Fired Till 4.30 KILLED COUPLE OF BILLS the long line of cars approached th playing field the roads became con- three as orjgjnallv planned His gested with motor cars and the dust RU buke of Cdn- J QU Parliament.. Hill military escort, Willic boomed forth the The.Lnglish players were inclined uslial jrr.n, Nepean Point. In to believe that the heat and delay j Scnate cuainbcr there was a fair had taken the edge on several of their i attendance of society people, whili best mounts. Hut this could not be j tl eanerics were crowded. avoided. The -American ponies, ac- customcd Lo American Midsummer I heat, weathered the hot spell better thati the--imported mounts 11ns it was said, gave the cup defenders a slight advantage. Lethbridge Poet Laureate Dilates On the Rainfall -Every little rain-drop has a value all "its "own, and the farmers are quite strike. The more moderate section i contented to see them fall, it only of the workmen succeeded in se'cur- one ing an adjournment of the discussion until late in the day. At Florence and Castel-Bolognese one. stirred up by thousands of rubber nal; ht shod wheels hung over the Hemp- accompanjcci stead plains like a heavy yellow fog. tlie gu'ns boomed forth the EJ gal------ t The delay in prorogation due to 'he lockeung between the lower and upper houses :in regard to the address to-the Imperial parlia an amendment to Vmerica Vet pio idina lor mcrciSLd foi the western prounces in the up nt iskmg for the Uritish North Railways Placing Big Orders- Will Stimulate Business in Both East and West Showers were general the south this morning, and 10 of an inch fell in the city. noon the amendment rof'-Senator Bos- tock was-carried and-the bill return- ed to the Commons where Mr. Bor- den declined to accede to the provi- sion inserted by the upper house. This killed the proposal for the pres- ent and the Senate representation in the west will remain as it is at leasl until the next session of parliament Hon. L. P. Pelletier. declined to ac- cept a further amendment to the throughout looTon" steel 'ratts locomotives and Office Act, made by the Senate Toronto, Out., June equipment orders from the various in preparation for an enor- mous western crop will bo probably made 'within the next month or so, and the Toronto financial men inter- pret this as a sign of renewed pros- perity: It is understood that the Ca-1 nadian Northern will contract for the i expenditure to per At the morning sitting of the Sen- ate the 'Liberal leader, Senator Eos: tock, gave notice of an amendment declaring 'that the increase in the Senate should not take place until after the dissolution of the present parliament. Senator Louglieed inti- mated that if the Scnate did this, the redistribution bill might not be proceeded with. While this discus- sion was in progress, however, the redistribution bill Iiad teen given its third reading in Commons. the Senate met in tie ifter- IS HEARTILY ENDORSED which provided that the existing >t', M r- i irates on newspapers and periodicals At is that the Grand Trunk lacifu, m lmtu 'rates should he ratified by Parlia- ment. This kills the hill lor the ses- sion, including the provision for in- salaries for railway mail the extreme party among the em- j Cardston it rained heavily for two or follow suit in a way sufficient to 5: ployees succeeded in inducing all the; hours, and at Magrath it nlntc trade conditions and absorb a men to leave their posts. In Naples 'meiiccd at -1 o'clock this morning and j great deal of the unemployed, labor. some ot the men quit work, but no j continued steadily for three hours, j There is a unanimity of opinion that i toooi news had reached here this morning: doing a great amount of gocd. Most j the release of from ten to fifteen mil-1 clcrks of the situation in Milan. i...... The seriousness of the situation Italy was indicated in n lengthy ex- j he practically safe, while the stubble planation given by Premier Salandra j crops have a good of reviving in the Chamber of Deputies. His con- j s cludin'g phrases were: "It would be a j ,..._ j of the crops on summer fallowed land lion dollars of railway funds will .have in the district may now be said to a beneficial effect upon business, not iulliciently to make a yield. The situation is summed up very simple task for the. government quick-! aptly in the following little ditty, Iy to repress the disorders. Instead I written especially for the occasion by of doing this the civil and military j Lcthbridge's poet laureate authorities have been instructed to i act with the greatest prudence, in or- is not raining rain to rac- der to avoid bloodshed, and to use i Us raining 'dollar bills; caution to the utmost limit. Prepara- j H's growing grain upon the plains, lions for eventualities, however, have grass upon the hills. It s fattening steers And making wheat been made, and ten thousand men will be concentrated in tlie disturbed dis- tricts." Rural Credits for Farmers art Aid to Mixed Fanning Mr. Newman of Great Falls Tells What Has Been Done in, the Sun River Irrigation District That the dairy industry is the back- bone of mixed farming, and that mix- ed farmiiig-, in turn, is the greatest Stimulus toward the prosperity of any community, was brought home to the members of tho Lethbridge Board ot Trade last night, when they 'were priv- ileged to hear Mr. L. Newman, mem- ber of the hoard of governors ot tho International Irrigation Congress, which meets In Calgary tills, fall, dis- course on the dairy Industry, In the vicinity of Mr. Newman's home town, Great Falls, .llout. Invitation to South Mr. Newman In the publicity man for the Prosperity Celebration, which takes place in Great Falls, August 10 to 15, and -wants a big representation from this city present at that import- ant funclon. Great Palls lias experi- enced a phenomenal growth in the past fo'w years, and it corild not have n better advertiser than Mr.'Newman, who is a thorough believer In tho philosophy of reciprocity of friendship and Interests. After being given a rousing wel- come by the .Lethbridge men, Mr. Newman 'proceeded to propound on some of tho principles of dairying, which has been tlie means, through a systematic programme of encourage- ment on the part of.the business men of the city of Great Falls, of aiding greatly In sidetracking a large share of prosperity. Dairying and Irrigation Mr. Newman is the big little man of. tho Montana city when It comes to carrying out anything he starts. Ho started a campaign in the south for more livestock on the farms, and more dairy COWB to eat the nlfallfii raised In the great Sun River valley, where tho government recently completed a tre- mendous Irrigation project. After vis- iting nearly all the farms in the dis- trict, Mr, Newman evolved a scheme (Continued on Page For'our Alberta It is not raining rain to me, It's raining dollar bills." A special despatch to the Herald froni'Milk River says Heaviest rain of the year last night and this fore- noon.-Apparently quite general. Fully an inch of rain has fallen and still raining. U. C. C. OLD BOYS IN LONDON London, June Canada G1d Boys dined .here last night. Gen- eral Robinson presiding, Dr. Parkin, General Benson, Donald Armour and Professor Kdgar were also ainongK the company. only in the east but' in the western provinces. PROTECT ENGLISH INVESTORS AGAINST CANADIAN WILDCATTERS London, June London respondent of the Yorkshire Post says j VIVIANI AGAIN CALLED ON Paris, June 13. Rene VIvl- ani, the Socialist deputy, and former Minister of Labor, to- day again accepted, the task of forming a new French Cabinet. President Poincaro called VIvl- Hint the Canadian 'government ani in consultation immediate- been invited to take steps to prevent ly after the defeat yesterday the being made of tho Rihot Cabinet, which to British investors by persons had 'been In office only since fessillg to seek capital for Canadian j developments. ._________ ______i Wednesday night. For many a day, the cry of the farmer in every country has been that the city man is ever ready to offer advice, but never ready to extend practical assistance, in tho form of credit. Insofar as the 'Lethbridge district :a concerned, the farmer wlio wants live- stock, will, in future, have only to prove bis worth as a man of .trust and of ability along 'breading and feeding lines, in order to possess him- self of the stock. ,he may "wish or. re- _ quire, for the city man lias arranged to do the biggest and hardest uamely, "to get the money." Early in the year the Rural Rela- tions committee the LeUibridge Board ot Trade acquired a desire to extend this practical foeJp to the 'armers in the district .They.admit that the idea arose from a selfish source, for they suddenly arrired'face to face with the fact that the future prosperity of their city rested entirely, upon the contentment and prosperity of the surrounding com- munities. Lining Up the Bankers A sub-committee was appointed; they busied themselves for several weeks, studied conditions, received suggestions from the greatest live- stock authorities in namely, Dr. Rutherford of the C. P. J. S. Dennis, Hon. Duncan Marshall, and others and proceeded to_ tin task They did the be-t thing first lined up the bankers and! put them on the com mittees. The result is, that they have evolved one best schemes for the purchase of livestock, by farmers on long terms that bas ever been formulated. They ihavo drawn up an agreement, the signatories of which are the guarantors, the trustees' and the bankers. Perxmil Liability The guarantors, dwirlng to provide assistance to tlie farmers in the pur- chase of livestock In the exten- sion of their operations along theso lines tor tbe mutual tenefit of the and tho surrsundjag district, authorize the trustees to enter Into such agreements as .may advisable or necessary to ends; to accept lien notes or chattel mortgages cov- ering the stocli et tbe trustees from such farmeri on terms ot payment to be named by the trustees, and to assign notesi to the bankers. The guarantors further agree to pay the bankers on demand tbe sum of each, on account of or in. liq'uida- tion of any defaults that may be made In the due payments on the notes. When a deficit Is reported to the bankers by the trustees, it is to be assessed equally upon each of the guarantors, no one whom liable for more than this amount. The copies of agreements, as outlined, -were pas's- ed around the meeting last mgb.t._and_ Without hesitation were signed by practically every member present, showing a marked desire on the part of the business men of the city to render, under personal liability, aid to the tillers the soil.' Rutherford Commends Scheme The snheme is commended by Dr. Rutherford, 'who In a letter to President Marnoch, stated: "Your plan seems sn. excellent one. I do not think it is possible to overestimate the importance of this work, and I (Continued on Page Several Hundred People Visited the Market Friday Nearly Worth of Business the Produce is Due to Housewives BERRY WALKS TO OREGON CITY i Portland, Ore., Juno. Berry, pilot, and George Y. Morrison, passenger of the balloon "Million Pop- ulation >va'ikcd Into Oregon City" today. Berry was liot seriously injured. It is no longer a question of bring- ing the consumer to the producer in tlie war on the high cost of living in I.ctlibridjsc. They came in such crowds yesterday to the market in (lie Eck- stein building that the chief con- cern of the promoters is, "Where shall we get enough produce to sat- isfy the and it looms up as a serious consideration. Might hundred people visited till', market yesterday, at the most con- servative estimate and every pound of produce .was sold. There were 251) women there at one. time, and it was a case of 'first come, first nil way through. The housewives 'of the city, rich and poor, settled i the question that lias bothered the city council for the. past two months, emphatically, surely and decisively, once for all and forever. There is a most decided need for a market, and the old fashioned basket is as popu- lar today as it ever was. There is not the slightest shadow of a doubt hut what the market will be a success. The women v'.o Buying for tlio home tahle-s have de- creed it, and the only difficulty will bc iii getting a supply of goods huge enough to meet their demand. Every woman of prominence in the city pa- trended the market yesterday, and their purpose was sincere. They want quality goods at .tho lowest possible price, and they got them, which is a guarantee that they will come again. Probably the most interesting fea- ture of the day, was the fact that Mr. Finlcy.-who acted as commission man, chartered an ice cream wagon so that, Mio patrons might be able to itiiicsii thciiiselves at intervals. The vendor of gooils- sold worth ot' ice cream cones iii the fore- noon. In speaking of the success of the day, Mr. Finlcy said last night, "Tlie (Continued, on 1'age ;