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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, June THE LETHBRIDCE HERALD Paare 13 GVNADI4N WESTERN CANADA'S CENTENARY THE. GREAtisT YEAR OF THE WEST'S GREAT FAIR EXCURSIONS FROM EVERYWHERE NEW PRESIDENT OF C. IP. Pen Picture of Edson Chamberlain Who Won His Position by Merit live Well 4 By jKjtroiming the New York Cafe Oliinoso Dishes, doodles, Cliop A .Specialty St., 1st North of Bijou Theatre First Class Table Board 229-11th St., S Home Cooking FEAR WHAUES MAY BECOME EXTINCT Commissioner' Urges Seaion by International Agreement Seattle, Juno mi a si oner of. I Fisheries George M Bowers f ten; a> .letter in..which lie. calls atten- tion to the--threatened extermination cf whales in North Pacific waters and a closed season by f international agreement. In his let- 1 ter Commissioner Borers sajs "Whales flf the species found in north "Pacific "waters' havQ 1 bepn growing less ind less abund ant during the last dpcade or so I The whalers find-it more and more j difllcjlt each year to secure a profit j able catch 1 'In recent'years the establishment .ot whaling .stations OIL the British t one in southeast Alaska has cVuaed a rapid decrease j In the whales off that coast One qr more of the species arc so near the point of extinction that a closed period reallj ought to be provided course, could be brought about through interna tlonal. agreement It is belimed thit w haling opera I tlons a.uch as Are contemplated by the company owning tbe Sommerstad, I would very soon-'rwulti.m practical I extermination whales on the Al brought out protest of American whalers against Norwegian steamers being- permitted to operate boilers' outside the thre-3-mile limit in Alaska ..waters NASTY SHOOTING AT COLEMAN SOMT MISCREANT SHOT WHILE FAMILY WERE IN WAS KILLED Coleman, June serious shoo hit' affray occurred at4he west-en of locally known. as1 Sla town; In the late hours of Sunda night, and'the pretty little daughte of a. man named aa Ih consequence, is now lying at death door in the Coleman hospital. Th child, who is baiely fue jears age, was sleeping with her aiste and a step-sister, who Is about seven teen years of, age, when two shot fired in rapid succession from the e, terior of the building', 'entered ih "bed, of the bullets grazing th cheek of the baby, and apportion c the bullet entered the child's lungs The father of the children wa awakened by 'their screams, and the icighbors who heard .the shots were quickly on the scene, but by this time the dastaid had made his get away, The city police and the qulckh notified, and accompan ed b; Dr Ross soon on the cene The child was dangeiousl> i'ouuded, and 'she' wa's immediateh onveyed .to. Jn the i-eaiiUme Constable of the R. and Chief of Police Ford lade a search of Ing. premises, and hej succeeded in tracing the course f .the bullets through the picket bedsteacl and pil- low, and finally located' the sp.ent shots In the flock mattress, upon which the children were lying.' A portion of-one 'bullets' is miss ing ,and this strengthens the argu memts of Dr.. Ross that the missing portion Is now embedded 'the child s lungs For twentj four hours, I the local police .followed a clue, an at last they arrested A Pole by th name of John Rippzn on suspicion o (Augustus Hi-Idle the'Canadian Courier) "Good morning, Mr. congni tul at Ions." One of the heads of denartminlii In Iho Grand Trunk sys'tom made it very clear that he WHS glad to see the desk of the late Charles M; HayiToc- cuplcd by a man evolved froni_tjje, system. AH morning callers Inriiad met those coming out All the big block of stono-built' oflices' on lower McGill Montreal; dreds of contribiitor'Ies 'td'Uie-iyifem' had or Jesii what elBo 'would'you. WeekR since the ceitalntl thit Charles M Ilajs was fiom his desk forever, thousands ofrmen all over the system frbm'Montreal to Piince llupeit; and in London, the official headquarters had been con jecturlng and anriinniiifc at and the line; from- Detroit makes the" other United th'e old more had boon taking internals between spedu latloug on who would get the Repub lean nomination in the Coliseum, To wonder whoinvihe board (W the Grand would get foi a president In said it neces- sary to'make another grab from Unit- ed States loads just as in turn Can id.i has tiken Van Home Suaugh nessv and s also had' their opinions.- Finally 'Chair- man Smithers'cam'e to'town. ittle but did much He town ionic''days- before the turned. Chamberlain of own free wjll had ,been shoved up to place. Ho had'the''refusal. Some men in His place' shirked It. But'thls man'Is'riot of'trie shirking He-knewJUvwould be otisler .to of., the Gjand and first vlcq president of HO kne'w succeed-Char-les-M, IlayB was about as hard_a succession as any in Canada; know- thatvthe. torn, knew It: But he smiled as genially as a ir in who has just the Kings Plate as down -in chair at the big desk on which a neat pile ot open lettejs wafa the onij sign of! .business. he' eaUl Im glad. If appointment has. rolled any part and the new? any anxiety 'But when are you going to sto] building, railways, -Mr, Chamberlain1" "That'stop; our schedule, he said. What with jour Astern and th( other tvto transcontinental in Can to :.be almost as mud of a race for supremacy afe building navies.' lie did not denj however thai tlinrc is difference be Iween destruu tion now 'obsolete in ten Extra vears, and building itreot decided just whom the chooser if the late Charles M Hajs would :hoose 'again, But in the. office building on McGiJl Ireet (here were prohablj a jun orjClerks who, from the general fpel of things "orerathe endquarteis had shrewder surmises s to the new presidency (than, 'most ion outside The developed Mr Ilajs had not been innthe least that de elop a country and dan probablj never become obsolete ris carriers tin til airships the right of Yes, we to build about Isarranged by his deaiht lachine developing "bur ontinental line went on lust as It ad done ft hen the first" president Ihing And part of the reason as the, dei elopment BJS' such men as Joseph Ii umber-lain; "Heads of railwajfe are made, not tersely l iely lemarked it great iai buildei to the succeeded in locating the gun CLOSE VOTE IN CALGARY Calgarj, June an aldermanic J. Hester defeat- ed I. O. Ruttle will be' demanded. ard room at the top, with the palnt- g of Sir Wilfrid Layrier, to the lerroom below, spells modern Can- ada in the making. In the large ofllc-e that makes the enhance to the pre sident's, room. were, thet portTaltg all the. old-fashioned.. long-coated that had made the old :Grand Trunk in the allrEnglish rdays" p'f the road. But the man at tlie president's deal head, of the second greatest railway' corporation in Canada and one ol-iHe greatest in the world, was as modern as .wireless and a great deal quieter. A man of big shoulders the chest, "powerfully knit 'for.: years of big days' works most.'of the great railroad heads in Canada -havo been men that scrt of trated physical strength- the. impression of a tremendous economy; j of power. A remarkably quiet .man; to whom pomp or -powerful noise- Is only an Impediment, had the tips of Ills fingers on the throttle of tho machine that morning, wheh as yet' he had not begun to big hold. E he was he no sign of it. In spite of Its swift and in some espects Its almost incoherent growiJi .he Grand Trunk' system has no symp :oms of hysteria. The wheel, eight hundred -miles this year. Six hundred' be branch line feedais to the main line in the west We are now twentj miles into British Columbia Soni3 time expect to link tin Piince Ru pert far as steel Is concerned. But not for traffic un Pram Winnipeg lo Prince Rupert -it was obvious (nit the new president eiery circumstance of, construe ifon-ag though It were an individual fjsiom beginning at the wheat outlet city and the Pacific just as intimate ly as once he knew the old Canada Atlantic himsejf built foi T R 3oot'h through the lumber bush, and aqo handed to tile Grand Trunlc" When he built that m 1SS6 he nAU been fifteen yqai -factjits row since I became a railroad man, he said. j 'But-you don't look quite--fifty yet, How v0u_keop in thia I suppose a clear letting 'newspapers do the; real: heavy end of our business When he built the Canada Atlantic. EdKon Chamberlain had to do 'newspapers. dealing with the primitive; aa he rhad been in-the years when he .was on and line, and running, steamers: from Og- densburg to Chicago; after the bush line from soh to the Grand Trunk, .and he wen down to carry out contracts in Mex he became president of -the Morella and Tacamhara Railway; just as he' again became an outpoater .when Charles M. Hays got him up from the land of Insurrectoe to take a high place In the building of ithe Grand Trunk Pacific. Mr..'Haya knew the worth of this man, in a. .vast scheme of conitructlon; t Juit (You Can't' Beat It) EXCEPTIONAL MID-WEEK PROGRAM (Came ind Me It.) "Two and a Girl" _A_lence 'and btautlfully portrayed Drama of life, on the Western Desert. (Ift a Peich.) THE HEART OF THE KING'.S tpiendor, Ing the uourts arm uourtlers of the Sixteenth Centui.) lit which time this wonderful tale happened chili." AMATEUR NIGHT; that "s Iraile for WATER HCEiVES IN JnlereMuno and delightful, Don't toiftct.Friday and Saturday DAYS AT THE VICTORIA CK'ONH, A niaojiificwit dianiu of 'The Crimean War' Ice Cream -arid-1 Strawberry Social Tomorrow Evening' ox Mr. W. L. Wilson's Lawn, 5th A-vc. N. ol the Independent Order of Good Templars Everybody Welcome' mn" line from Winnipeg Piince Rupert, now Joi common carrier up and down the Saskatchewan ii ndt in anj othei man's .And he Ins as much knon ledge jis man ol v.hat In the line Horn Winni Mr, Chamberlain; imost1 of whose staff -on tlie Canada Atlantic -were Absorbed into the Grand Trunk, know how to pick out and "keep, the loyalty 'of men. He is sure to carry on not onij ihe efficiency but as well the Immense popularity of tbe late president among an .army of .men. the new president not peg to iMoncton, including ni present he old Canada Atlantic, which be used this to haul la Winnipeg, Junction, Cochrafle, Ot He spoke with, immpnse enthusiasm of tho traffic development of the mam line 'In out seven bushels In Iflll .we .handled, seventeen mill- ions Ihis with the increased acreage under wheat and the unus ually forward .season in! the should be able to take care of thirtj millions t 'And what of the At. tbe present rate of progress, the most oonsen e estimate th-a increase In liaulage on our lines should beaten million buslieln a yeftr .for ten years. You can see-what, that-is 'Dutowhat'. of the government end the 'Winnipeg should lie linked to Moneton so far as-steel is concerned, in IfllJ.' And as to tjie Quebec bridge1 'That.will take four years yet.' Here was the succinct. prediction of a second completed transcontin- ental from ocean to two years from ..there .are no selMcks. in reasonable develop- ment. Here was another big contri- bution to the. commercial" solidarity L. UHL, Bijou Theatre SOLE LECCEE ind MANAGER THE ACME OF PERFECTION IN PHOTO PLAY The Four Dare Devils A STORY TAKEN FROM LIFE Supply all the varied Incidents In the lives of children taught Circus Life A moat remarkable film Special Matinee at 2 p m Tomorrow, Thurwliy Special Three Piece Orchettra alwiy( in attendance PRICES, ADULTS 16c CHILDREN 10c look tor, even Jf. she shouldJ desire, any increase in'commercial Independ ence of Great Britain. "As long as this country goes ahead depending upon immigration and the development of production areas, we re bound t0 be profoundlj affected by conditions in other landa.11' And Ith moie empbanii he addflfj In my opinion In C ada is biire to we of making :this country more and more Independent as a unit of production and transportation; more n IBM unto horseC less dependent on the United States. But it was scarcely necessary to ask htm "about reciprocity; though he nade it very plain, that it will be a ong while vet befoie Canadi can mve reasonably good, as ong as the tide of immigration keeps p ind the lines of transportation ontiaue pace that phas-e our, development." With the pecullarlj pow erful ac ent of a big rail ft ay man he ut that one of the most fundament 11> disturbing and retarding-nlorcea n this present is exagger ted speculation in land He refer ed particularly to the tjmg up of ast areas of farm lands along the a} s b> speculative! sj ndicates (hat d; Ive land seekers back from the I roads'that ghe the land'less preaen' than the speculator to where land is cheappr and where they must be got newr Imei oZ.gtteel I "Could you suggest any. scheme'.0: taxation that would keep syndicates from up productive land for speculation- purposes He smiled again not having time to discuss s the president said Ten years ago the coit of railway building was just about Half what-it is today, Labor costs more U e used to plentj of men at a dollar and a half a Steel costs Rolling stock costs nicre. We have to pay more for everything that goes'.into, a-rail- 'road.' What the cost of extendjng a transcontinental is maj be Judged PRESENTED TO THE KING ,IRA NELSON MORRIS: Mr Ira Ntlicn Morrii, thp Chloaflo "capitalist, wat received by King George at a levee at 8t Jamec' Palace a few days ago from the fact that at present tfie Grand Trunk Pacific employs six fhousand men, that this summer the army IB expected to Inc ease to'teji thousand So far as steamship developments aie concerned the pieaident had noth- ing to say except that policy out- lined by Mr Hajs would be his desk 'iSupeiHnttnd- ent of aloihe Robb'wiifat'the door -Alter a Hne_ Wanting" to their respeetV or, to transact some business "intth: the ot sixtj is'another Sat drte of rmil- buijders in the fjvat'1 no man nt, forty has' the subcptticlpus till he And getsho be near "v tdson ChamberltUVwith pe aad quiet equipoise' ia'llkv- middl-e ed Sftmtr mttf fa Vindicator Ranch m tMiyrmnf 1QO.OOO Afot, OW.., 101 RANCH REAL WILD WEST Annual Couikof mnj Cou Holiday Tour ualh of In- tlianf from aifytMrung Retcnattont. Entry Figart anj ftftmrt OfattJ From the rnvm ITS VERY NATUBB. VOUMCI, AND OWNERSHIP, THE Only Trae, Possible, Pretentious Western Frontier Exhibition Ntw Ytrk City, at4 Advancing In three ttnsational 3 cars to tbe proud ftwendjuicy of the! LAMEST EXCLUSIVE WEST SNOW IN THE WORLD. Its equal or like boW in ncutcncc Superbly M conceded pro-eminence. Supreme bejood As big and perfect A Frontier'Gxpoaition ns humanly possible Jf ou of no introduc- tion If you know lie only bj enthuHiastic hearsay and re- :port, let's get acquainted llcly with full and steadfast con- fidence upon a festival of enlight- _____ Tbt Shov whlcbiCreated HoMfi (Mi Comitry, Canada fod Mcirico. PICKS Only who ovw buttled, barehanded, with n bull and annul nlu r To 14 In every 101 Bench WiM ind eading and Dazzling Al! Other Tented Shows MUSICANDDRAMA r (Conducted by FIOELIO) Lethbridge, Friday June 28 On the Ball .Park. Advance .sale of tickets .at J. D. Mlghibothain Co.'s Drug Store. Positively no advance in price for early reservations. It has no Rival no cning and instructive pismire under the ample tents. Means and energy have been pushed to the limit for voiir praise and patronise, A tremendous Western Tournament differing radically mid fundamentally from all familiar others. Its here on auspicious public holiday A revftb- tion and a revolution in outdoor Displaying.thc unprRcedBnted range, resource, research, ingenuity, divorsity, authority, ncrurncy nnd mng- nitude of the institution, will traverse the principal thoroughfares a. WONDROUS FREE FORENOON STREET PARADE Without a Coyilirpirl on brth Doors OVM >n Hour Earlier ConboyS, cowgirls, guardias ruralcs, tribes of Indians fresh from their topees, hundreds of veterans land ceiebritics of border life, scouts, pioneers of' the fearless rough- riders, pony express veterans, champion sharpshooters and 1 mat experts, bulllightcrs, steer throwers, buckmghoises, long horned stpera, lieuls of buffaloes, riding nines from Cossack to Coinaudie, sporty, gnmos, contests, adventurM, ronianceii, daily routine and battles of West that has passed nnd is pissing reproduced in Atf AREM4 OF PRAIBIE PROPOBTIONS Bring the ttnd Children, or let them come will find ut MM) thoufbtful for their comfort tee its Pictures of real trus L.tfo mnJ of Activity. Know that innocence i> ufe 101 Rancli Perforfiwncott and the? will InUre.tui, Amused, Amued and m Ncvw-to-ba-forgottta Bijou Theatre Tonight" and' tomorrow exhibited at this house pf'per- fec tprotectlon, three reels- of un- donbtedlv the finest pioduction in mo- tion photography, and a subject that long In the have the pleasure, df 'witnoaa'ing Jt The PTC33 throughout try -commenU.dri the filhi.as the mar- lof the twentieth cenlurv. The sto rls en round the fives ot foiir'children Who are .comp-elled, at the Instigallon oE L cruol gunrdlan, to i-eiForin firing on tno flung tiapere, and lie billed la tht Uruib to me attach- ed 'The-Pour Daredevils" The of tins beautiful film is onh a forerunner of "gootl things to coine. Mr, awakp inanngcr and dotei mined (o only ihe verj beat Jthe, jiHJtifh picture affcrdsi i t A special'matinee wfll'be given to- dny and tomorrow to eft- nhle ev-sry one .'to see thia moit Ton dei fnl subject See the "Four and jou'will become lar pfttrqn, ;