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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 16, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLIJMK VI. TEN PAGES Lefhbrldgc. Alberta. Monday, -hints CENTS Jnited States jurists SustainTwo Cent Rate and the New State Laws A CLEAN SWEEP Every Appeal Decided Against Com- merce Laws hot Violated West WashJuglpn, June KUi Yirghilrx vufswigor law today upheld as by the Supreme en in which affirmed ilio I'ourl of Ajj'KilB of jVf Virsinia. Justice Hughes said Ihe ol In'.eifercnce wlih interstate commer- ce decided ID faior of the stale fur the reasons aeslgued fn the Min- nesota rate decision, question ol couflfccatlon WHS presented Jn tbe Virginia 'case. The court also sustained tile rates ot the Missouri IMV as to the Chicago Huillnglon and Quiucy, the AtcUason- and Sanla Fc. the Kansas CHy tho Missouri-Kansas anil Texas, the Chicago Rock Island and 1'acificl iucludilig the- SI. txjuis Kan- sas City and Colorado) and the St Louis and Saa FraucUco. In each ot these cases the decrees of tho lo'v- er court in favor of the railroads T.ere reversed. Justice, ilughe.a, nho ancounced tbc decision, held that tho points ought to be made by the rr.llroads. to the ef- fect that Ihe Missouri rates an Intertoretice with Interstate commerce and must ue derided .igainst them for reasons given by the court in the .Miunesbla cases The decUlon honing the ralus'con- fiscatory tb.iUe Chicago" Great "vTfst- _hy. virtue ol stipulation bctweert the efate and'rali- Iho (JulncyrOaabV and Kansas Cify 'railroad and the St. Joseph aaj Island- railway. Tho decision nas based upon Uio two-cent passen- ger law, and the maximum freight law. Tho court upheld. as" tha rales by the Orezon railroad com- i 'mission out o! Portland, thus alfirm- Jr.g the federal court that state. The maximum freight law'and the tnb-cent passenjcr fore law were aieo upheld as valid. Ottawa, June Sam Huglics, Minister .ot Mllltin, announces that Lord Strathoona has donaieit for the parcheao of a site lor a drill hall for MiGlfl unlvenlty. It nil] ha used (or the training of uaiverslty sin- dsnta to form an officers' training corps, such as exlBls _at OxtorS and U Is ucJeratooa that mjmrij -siirrouuuinst tiie f tilts for Laval, Queen'a and Toronto dronnlng of his sister MagBiV iCbose universities sre practically certain body was taken from'ihe'racc way ol from friends of the universities. tho International Paper wok Tbe drill halls will be built by the aw- navy foars bis sister was mur- Dominion government. Tho plan dcred and tben thrown the race WO.MU oe-ei.tended to western as well fcj eastern 'universities. BOUGHT THE NAMAKA FARM I'algjty, Jane Louo haa just completed the pirtchase of lite famous Xam- farai, at a price ot OtiO. The farm consists of thousanil acres, and uas owned by American Interests and T. C. Milnes ol ClarcEholui. Number 157 OPIUM CASE DISMISSED ON TECH RENTS BUILDING magistrate D. 11.'Elton this morning dismissed tho case against Sang, who was charged with having prepared opium in his posses- sion at his premises on 2nd avenue. Tbo evidence submitted showed that the paraplidnalia scireil by the police In their raid, uas for opium smoking In facl the defence admitted that sub- stance exhibited Has opium.' The pre- mises raided however, ware' under lease to one Kwong Wing, and the magistrate was convinced.that Quong Sane Was ignorant 'of the goings on in the basement of'tae buililins Vnich was occupied by Kwong Coc- discussion arose- regarding tliij signature of the lease, it being written In Chlneie. account hook nss produced, and with the aid ot an in- terpreter, it was found to contain en- tries of rent paid by Kwobg Wing, which nas'-sufficient" ground for'dls- mlusal. It euppoted that, KWODE Wing had been doing the trying to break off the habit, .'w. G. Smith, a marine engineer, who-has recently cone from Shanghai; China, where he spent some years, told the court what he kneiv ot the druj from observation tn China; auil'stated th'at it" was his'opinton tbat a break- lug oil from the hs'blt would} need to bo very gradual, and, thal'i'f an li veterate smoker was 'compelled to ait-tic; ssx.ct tit.jnij.aiLat-'oacn', isacity would likely result.' Chief Davis, Inspector Skelfon Serjeant'Kronlng testified as'to de- tails of the raid, a'nd ac'-i counts of their experience raitls in other cities.' Whether action will lie wktn against Elevation of New Wesley Church from a drawing by H. M. the architect" The'corner stone will be laid Tuesday evening at o'clock by Dr. W. S. Gilbrallfi. Final Figures Ready for Confir- ihe City Can Borrow Rateable assessment Exempted acscssnieiil Total 1513 assessment ,t Above are the final aseeBtraent' fig- ures Vihicli were ultimately settled on at the Saturday special meeting of the cify council when they Into court of revision to conclude work" oh ibis year's The figurts Bhow a general reductlou ot ten per- cent the "whole city en the orig- inal aBSeEsmenl submitted by City As- sessor Mectlj." On the rateable proportioii 'of the assessment ihe city can borrow agproximatcly has already heea On tho total assessment, including ei- oniptions the city may borrow 771, provided the ruling glren rcceut- ly on is affecting the li.s or not. will not he k'novrn until U. Kughct, the comulafQant re- turns to the city. Fa'liiier do- tended and S. Ball proaecsited.' WAS IT A Niagara Out., June H, .J. Davy is urging the police to solve th sr the way in order to conceal some evi- dence of violcr.ce. i Da) Celebration 1cc askcn'lor use of Henderson 1'ark Tor on Jul) I. for celebration. flank oE Montreal informs council tlial i.Ue of mtcresl on loans for bjlaws Nos. no, 117 and m vm hereafter .tic. 7 per cenl. instead ol C per cent, as formerly. for SHI Oill, aori 1 table, to tic C'orrrolcd nrcs of Ins citj's indebtedness were '-.cUicictl in (he bvhws. UanVs write asl err-after hear S Mead ot 6 ppr i Chid ol Police, males another re- Driest for (our, men. Yesterdays tow No. 3 was responsible his re- quest. Hill ttk government lo ressnc right of way for gravity water sys- has rouseil Chief of Police Da'vis to male atiotl.cr nelermictd cilorl trt incicasc liib stafl to such nuinhcr as would nllciv for an efficient force. He contrnds'lhal present Policc'pro- fcclion is just suflictent to be an ju- vilaliori to crime. To Uii1; cnil he tvrole the counril todyy for the priulagc of add- Ing more patrolmen. IVo men, lie declared In the lotttr, arr required to lie on jialrol at one limp in SStat- tlic ford instead ol one, as r.ow. Yester- day's atlcmptc-1 crime would have hern due of the worst on the calen- dar had not the police been able to .gct to the scene in record lime. Ari- thnt city attempt at'murder, would Mke- cenl. per annum ..ly, lie said, haie been marie but lor as lorniorlj. I tin- party police interference. Numerous complaints ate heing re- cclved daily from rtsiilcntial tlh- frlcts. Hurl Addilion and th; Mill street beat are both without palrol- o( crimj'is Jnevi'- aSIc under existing circumstances. (em through Hlooil Rtscitc be- foie-the reserve is open to lessors. _____ Drastic measures-may no taker. If Ihe council does cot the ol the chief. ilis denounced the decrease of the force, alter taking in SlaBord- "ille- should then Ifen is- s frjras at Stalloidville cressnl lor efficient yollce i' The total assessment of the city for J13 has from to an increase'of about 39 per cent. A bylaw will not he prepared con- rmtnv J5i3 assessment and-as Jon as the taxation 13 struck le city assessor's staff-will begin to send out tax notices. Aid. Hamilton is endeavoring to further reductions made in lha curreul expense account for as submitted along- with the current estimates for the year. The coat ol running the city this year, not consid crlng.the debenture and iohool taxes is ejtimatc-d at over or about 13.5 mills. This he believes is, too higb, and to siipport his contention he shows that In 1503 the current expenses of the city, while In 1010 less, (ban Avas suffi- cient Before' Hie (ax rate is finally struck therefore, he will carefully com- pare tbe figures for the past five years with those of this year and rccom- mend sojr.e EDITOR OF LA PATRIE .GIVEN DAMAGES FOR ALLEGED.. REFLECTION ON HIS HONOR _ j' .Montreal. Jur.c 15. Cl'arlas Wllard, (rtilor uf La 1'atrie, tin fiat-' ardaf secured judgment lor against llcnii flonrassa1, editor ir.'J direrlor of l.e IJevbir. .Mr. .luilitc' Archihalil, who heard and dispcSE'd 06 the case, announced (lic that the, articles complamed ot the plain- tiff, am) tin the groucds o( which fte sought damac.es to the extent WO were (iefaraalorj- and inli-nrtcd (o cicate the impiessinn ln the rubric mli.il that tho_ plain til! hart Urn guil- ty of cowatdic'e 'as a soldier a cencr- ation ago. QUALIFIED. FOR JOBS Ottawa, June can- didates for tbe position of patent ex- aminer.in the Department of Justice, In the examination- recently held, were, in order of'merit: li, DeSa- hay. Pembroke; Dalzill, icn, and T. H. Mace, Toronto. Panama, .-JuaV.iB.-? ad- mitted the! first time' to the the lest was considered completely bUCCKsfulr WAS IN ARMY MANEUVERS AND HE SPENT NIGHT IN CRICKET PAVILION London. June Prince of Wales, who has gone into twining as a prhale soldier at Mytchett Farm, Aldcrshot. hail Ihe misfortune to be taken a prisoner of war oa Saturday, and as a result bad to spend the night In a crlciet pavilion. i khaki uniform, and looking bronzed and well, (be Prince took place In t'lie firing line of the Oxford University officers' training corps. The Irooijs started' to fight Oiei'r ay hack to camp on Saturday after- noon. were opposed in ihctr ad- vance at Rueklenury- Common by the BratificM College training corps, Trta'c'e. owing to his forward position, w_as' one of rhe firal ttrbB lakeji captorj were Eradlield Col- lege troops. EXHffilTION OPENS ONE WEEK FROM TQMRROW __________ Comes at Season Which Should BAD ACCIDENT AT El 1'aibirlr.ei. .Juw dtnt, uni'recv-dcntcd in fse bijtory or the YVeHaiid occurred th'.s ihe four gates a: Lock Xo. 1 weie tjirrit'd by j fatnei' liuiuimig against tl.e foot gate, while ihe lock was fuil ot wl- As a rebull uivigatlou will be tied ftr two dijs. June Board ol Railway CocinilfiFioriere, thia momSng, (ommeiiced a series of sessions which PI 111 the whole and jirobibly Into next week. Tie freight rates case, Involving the ques- liou of alleged unfair discrimination iu regdrd to rates in weEtern Canada as lomnared eastern Canada, beCUfes Splenaid Lo- fixei! tor Wednesday morolcg. it will, _ In all probability, be continued to a, -ouchision. This morning, tbe question of procal demurrage was then taken up, Under the existing law and tbe railways have the rigtlt to penalty upon snippers who hold cars beyond a icaionable period, and the Board is now asked to issue an order imposing penalties uuon the rattwaya when they are unable to supply cars wilbin a reasonable period. Mr. Walsh, the legal representative! of tbe Canadian manufacturers asso- calion Reporter About Seeking Loan- London, June Hon. A. Sltion, prt'niler of Alberta. Informs ihe Canadian AEsonat- ed Press that he has secured on a years' lease, rooms In the Trafalgar Building, Charing Crose, [or the purposes of Alberta government's London offices, Alberta, taerfc- fore, ull) be the first prairie province to direct rerre- senlatlon In the metropolis. The selected position is, per- the most central site In London. Tiio appolnttneoi of- AH agent will be madc'on'Pre- mitr Sifton's return 'to Al- berta eatly m July, and the new offices ojieQ ID Aug- Uegardlng the new. clal.Ioan, ially protested that he not come to London to raise money confessed that he might have thought about It bad the market leen more favorable. Insure Large Attendance of Farmers One week (roiu tomorrow Southern Alberta's big exhibition opens. 1're- parattotis nhich been under u-ay since Christmas are now practically for the best exhibition held. The bluest string of race horses ever Ep_en. in Lethbridgo be here _ during the "Many oC them are THE AUTO TURNED TURTLE '-Moose Jaw, June auto At Snitt Current, Mlb DT. and Mrs, Black. Miss Fuller, well fcnown here, xas Inatantly Billed -when the turned turlle through t brolten ire. -The car made two 'ctfapleto lenealh it. raclpjf at the Ueglna and Moose Jaw eprins turf mcels. They will begin to arrh'e about Friday. .When alt are here over 150 will occupy tho racing stables, Slock callies are still coming-in. Anio'ng" the laigcet Alberta exhibitors will be J." C. Erewry Conlcy, Oeo. Laue of Calgary, and Ray Knight of Raymond. Adiance rue.i of the Herbert A. Kline showj be in tbe city In a couple of lircparing for the ad- vent of the big attraction feature of Iho.fair. Tuesday will be Opening Day. No Uckets-will bo sold on that date. On Aycdiiesday morning however, the tick- et, be on hand, and till will bo-busy raking In Ihe Wcdncsdw is Farmers' 'This jear tbe fair is between aeason'vand every effort Is being made p make th'e f.iir attractive to the far- aoulh. .The advent of ;c-irloada of Jull _blqoded Ihe 'slock (row other provinces should on occasion of imnorlance to (tie farming population. The sheen- men will aleo be here tn strength for' U-.6-.educational exhibits of the tie- of agriculture sheep hus- WORKS Londoa, June the proposed works for Armstrong and Company Sir Percy Giro-jard Bays Ens, works -nriii not be affected. The ma- jority of the new workers necessary 1 to man the plant will, he thinVs, prob- ably be forthcoming in Canada. The Armstrong company recently raised a large new presumably for this Canadian extension. BIG OCEAN LINERS TO BE ARMED FOR EMERGENCY FLEET IN TIME OF WAR ANDREW CARNEGIE HEADED DEL- EGATION COMPLIMENTED RULER AS PRESERVER OF PEACE Berlin, June of the first delegations received by Emperor Wil- liam today to congratulate him on the attainment of the treaty-fifth anni- versary of hla reign was that, bond- ed rarnegie. The Ameri- cans presented to the Emperor an ad- dress, signed by a large number of their coimlrymen. The address iras fn part as follows: "To his liuperlal 31 a Jetty the Ger- man Kmperor: "On behalf of organizations 'and so- icletfes, vrhtch represent the effort of June. decision of American citizens of every section, the Star to arin its new steamer Ceramic, which will .he the largest boat .in 'tjic. Australian ser- vice m accordance with the admir- alty plan tor the delvnse ol merchant ships disposes that its come, within the scope of that stficiuc. This was point- ed out ,on the being raised, also the fact of the which was concluded tietwtrn GeraM Bal- fdur, as president of tbe board ot trade and thc-late J. IMcrpont .Mor- gan, on September'25, tffW, fo the cllect that the llhtlsh cojiipanie.s in 'no wc.te. f bandry, branch. Thursday bo the Wg day of the fair. On that dale Ilio uaj uj inv 4.1.1. vuni uaici special excursions, will be'run] In addition .to the Koyal Mail steam packet steamers. Aragon and >n; which carry two 1.7 inc'ti each, several Peninsular and a _ .al lirics'are provided with gun for Vhe benefll oT 'customers. I whfc Ihe IfouMcr boats 11 Is' Visitors' Day at the fair, and 'I Uuguayo la Ncgtia, i ki [ia Corrmto, tun from orcry direction, and the buelneg, district will fin on gtla best lung of-the thouaacds who win come In lour- declarer! Citizens' the Hiv- Friday will will declare i holiday during the On Saturday, cloiing diy tnero will be racing, but 'large crowds -who cannot attend on other ii to ba lo Attendance. (ConUnuei on CTeed and rac-e, to advance the cause ot we lo express to jour Imperial Majesty our congrat- iiiatfonH upon reign notable in countless "wajs, in rone more co than in the maintenance of twenty-five yeirs of unbroken peace niaiiy, and the other nations of Ihe world. bes fo tender 0'ir thanks (o your Imperial Majcsi'y for what 1011 done (o war, anil'lo ad- vance the coming of the dny where there shall be peace upon earth -lo men of good will." here yesterday; accompanied officer, Major itovrard Vyse, Ibe Household Cavalry. Bplh officer proceeded lasl night on their way to Petewawa camp, where Lord Brooke .visatiOn-'Comtaiiy.'s Andes, will be fitted Jor'guns: Tbe C'uciard l.onitam'a and a tabveni ion, (torn -the ..admiralty, ,ccrs. as arranged last'year the appointed general agent'of. ol course, in i.dllterent class." o( Mtlltla, wben Itv mont'.ralUa'js'a't r gade. Thls'is ihe first Ihe iblcr change of Kngllsh snd Canadian offi- tbe .Intercolonial Manufaciurets Ask That it ba Imposed as in the United Stales CAR SHORTAGE Every Time Railway Fails la Supply Needed Cats Im- pose a Fine ciatjon, declared that the Railway-, fioard has authority under, the exist-. lug rlhvay rules to impose a penalty. upon the rails a) s, but despite promts, es which haie been made by tbe rail- ways, ho said, shippers are" no teller oft than they were a year ago. Dealing with the proposed do not want to make money out of ilie railways. TUe penalties col- Jecled may go to the Crown, so far as -ar'e.; tpucfernedr "we-want is-an-ln-. ceDlKe'.to 'better .service." Mr }i'alsh 'stated reciprocal murrage had worked out. in a satis- factory manner in the United States, where it has Leen shown that more de- lays are due to the rallvf ays-than to, the shippers. T. Marshall, of the.Toronto Board- of Trade, read a statement In which tbe prediction was made that another serious congestion of traffic'will oc- cur during tbe heavy autumn shipping The vier ivas strongly pressed that thero can be no for doubt as to the equity of the proposal to penalize the raflways for delays in tbe dellv- ery of cars, as the shippers are noir i penalized. Such a was-con- tended would contribute materially to an improvement of the isrrlce. .Mr, Marshall, fri conclusion, advocated the adoption ot some features aj at Ihe demurrage rules which.-eilst-in California. HB said that the ihlp-' pers of Canada would not to paying an increased demurrage rate, Provided it were reciprocal. S. Tilston, of the .Montreal Bosrd r in supporting the applica- tion of tlie Canadian association, recommended that the ad-- mlnislratlon of Ihe car service 'rules he placed under an official of tha Railway Board. Ho said the proposal for reciprocal demurrage has ihe sujv. port of all the mercantile bodies of' Montreal O. E. Onlaiio Melntosh. secretary of tha fruit growers' association, plained that heavy losses-wiro euti..- ed by the slow movement of tru'H. In one Instance, he said, ft a" rar ol fruit eighteen travel' from Western Ontario to Jaw. Jlr. Mclntosh said. Uintr the ..fruit dealers.would he if in shipping tVuit.milnWlne'd average movement of mllM lour. and. 210 miles a day. He said ibat unless'a better servlcs-lj ilvtn" by the Ihe trull trowin'i ia-' diistry w ill suffer. BUSINESS IS FALLING Off Toronto, Juno mtrch- report to Bradstreets that sinca the. first offline thert has been an appreciable falling oft of business.. The money stringency. say Is penetrating far Into trade relations and settlements are provieg even poorer than they have The vol-; ume 'of leather .business' from the west Is light and collections jhoiV pracilcally'no improvement 1 TIFFIN eOES'TO TORONTO Halifax, June ta conaectlon' LMIQ HTOOKC tumax, Jnce connection take coraraanil o! th'e Cavalry brl- with the visit of the minister of rail-' wajs U f> announced that at present general trarac ;