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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 19, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN' PAGES Lelhbrldge, Alberta. Thursday, .I'liu- CENTS Number ICO be Greatest Racing Card Ever Put on Exhibits "Without a doutt Ihu racing pro- gram will be one of ihe features of big exhibition at Henderson I'ark fair next week, and when U Is ktio-.ni that more than ol borse flesh will bo uouEed lu the racing ftables for tho It can bo feen that ihoau who to the fair lo aeo the races will not be dis- appointed. There "are fourteen races on-tlic card, and already tbe entries number more than ISO, A few of lha entries may not lie but It la tate to say that Hie number will near Ihe hundred aud a half mark 'Jbe average coat ot a racer Is gMug the fatal worth of the horses entered lu all events at 1150.000. Tliero la one of speed tna tnfce the eje of the crowd dur ins ibu week. Opera, owned by Smith and Proctor, Toronto, la on the bill (or the pace. He IB fol lowing the big Canadian weal cJrcul this >ear. A few neeks ago his ors refused Tor the antjnal. H is the'retore ouo of tho coalliest piece of horse flesh cvcu seen-ln the cii; General II, tho horse that made Geo T. Ilagg famous, WIG the finest hort ever seen here, but that was only fo a few minutes while passing laroug to iho big Uusalan. racing stables. The owners of Grand Opera ai also Urlitfflng atong "Billy Sims." 1 K McCarly, president of the Let bridge Turf Club brought Iftn ou training him for h's undo on his far track In Ontario. At the same tlrao h owned Knight Onwarfio, bought whe n two-year coil in Chicago, and tral e.1 by President McCsrly. Knlgl Oawardo'-has a mark of 2.Q51i, ai Ws onVot tho biggest money vrinne In" America" over half 1911. Mlualo'B. owned-by Calga luffmeriptnd'Ualned by Geo. Hai also looked give ao of herself. Sno will 'ra'ce Gramt 'Opera.' APE BRETON HOSPITAL BURNED N.3, Juae capita! was by, fire this ternoon. The paiUuU era rescued utthoul difficulty. The Ee, IB esiiinaled at fully overeJ by insurance." LETHBRIOGE IS THIRD AND LEADS ALL THE SMALL- EK CITIES IN PUPILS MR. USSHEFl MAY RETIRE Winnipeg. June to the ness of C. E. K. .L'sslier. aesUUnt1 asscager traffic manager of the C. It., it Is reported lhat be'-A 111 re- re, end he succeeded by C. B. Fos- cr, general iiassenger agent of the V. H. tor vest pin llne-8, and the 1st- er by C. H. Shaw, assistant general jBserger agent here., Though cred- ico Is placed in the report head of- Iclals decline to either affirm or deny Edmonton, Juu of u'jniber of candidates taking School (.laminations iu dttfeicnt lies of Alberta bhovis has more tludonts urjih'g tljau cine Hal, while lied ulth a rjoiJ- ulatlon of only 250'J has more siu- denta writing tltan Mtditlne 'iu-ar5y as-many as I.c-tLbri-Jge. Cain-' rose nnd Cardsion wiUi about e'lual populations, have about ihe same Current Expenditure Increased 100 Per Cent, in Four Years o Hamilton Sees No Justification for it and Will Attack Estimates in Regard to Non-essentials number or pupils vi ritli.a. fEiougti Canuose has the lead In the higher grades. Calgary wiili a larger pop- ulation -ftHh oisl> two-thirds as many cjDdldiatcs writing as Edmonton. The, folloulnjj .ire the figures for all the grades from S to 12 Intl'JEiie: Kdmontou, 712; Calgary -4S1; UrMge liS; Hed Dc-er MS: Medicine Hat 143; Welatklwln S5; Camrose 73 and L'urdtton 7C1. Current Municipal Kxpesditure Hate Population 7.00 mills IC.OtW VIr. Willingmyre Government Expert Explains Plans for Increasing Sheep Grow-; ers Revenues 5ROS, OK NEW DAYTON TWO CENTS 'INCREASE 'ON WOOL At least two e! Snutrc-rn Albert! will to Orcat Urluin. Kutberford of N -Ihls doeB not put a --alue on nools in Southern esiablishea a price which is t-vo I--DU higher Ihan last year. three or four years, Rutherford their" wool lo il V. An- of To.-onto, for fro-u TJ lo 14 SIR RIDER HAGGARD the ofltmes esprrbsed i tue statement lhat the one depart population of thg city has benefit of its rcaa- ment of the west which needs dost r.mrnimi for to buch ao ertent in attention is zqric'jlture. MADE GOOD GET AWAY During the visits ol G. T. Witling- nijrrc, "AGO! expert, who is goir.g to main an effort lo the sheepmen a.-higher price fur their u'ool lo. the shearing camps throughout the counliy. he has been. confEonlcil-continually Notes on the Big Exhibition Herbert A. Kline will arrive In the clly wiih shows on uigbt or Saturday morning-. He wilt have coupla of days to brush, up" before opentng atjtbo grounds. been r-bov-lng In Itcglna during ]the 'race incel, and will- go to here. Calgkry t from H was reported that Kline vi'as not bringing his diving horses with him. ilo'wever, a letter from him yesterday etatea fhat the divers will bo OD deck ind will ho one of the big grand aland G. C. Loorais of has several horses entered for thn races. This is tho, first year he has raced oa tbe Western. Canada circuit, gen- erally confining himself to the" Grand circuit: received Ihla morn- log from B, S: McLean, Torontd, who llov'' this fcai. Mr. 'explained his plan 3 the Herald las'., quali- :es his'reoiarks that1- Ihe 01.0 elecient-oE success is-Ihc uns'el- isli co-operation of' iLe 'shecpmeh. Mr. believes that they A LUCKY PASSENGER in the 'field, way he looked but one bujtr told tic Flerald that iho price would col go tljjher than last >tar. foia _-T. R. overnment eipcrU IE northern porllon ol the (ale" thai he- received H'O.O'JO ounds for trial ahlphicrt to nd f5o eipectsl'to.have the n'thV'way nllhln two -ftceks. This hlpEent has not, yet been scld. and ill probably on a fils. Sonielhlng of'a record clsp made by August Nielsen, of Tajlor- ,lle, who Btartcd'hts flock -Tofa three pel Jambs twelve "years A G-> C-3 cent. Lincoln" sheen, the result of L Merino cross, yielded a clip of four- cen pounds, and the fibre of un- usu-il length oE staple, Lein? ten in- Vorjr, June hs luckily happened to bg the 0 01 h passen ge r carried fcy the Xortli German Llojd Suaniship Company, Ferencz VaszHy. a Hungarian, was pre- sented with a gold watch and nevi- suit of clothes, and his en- fare returned to him. MUST HAVE "ABSOLUTE PEACE Paris. June" Itench For- eign office today; the leading French bankers t6 understasU that the" Government" 'wtsld strocgly dli approve of any loan telnt; made eith Thojgh notice lo arreal Frank Wil- son have been sent out In every dir- ection by the mounted police, they had not obtained a clue to ihe direc- tion he took up till noon today. In escaping took a civilian suit belonging to one of the guards, re- placing1 his checks'-uiih it, so that de- tection would be most difficult. It is boarded, during the night and lUtlo hope of taking There Isn't Even a Suggestion of Secret Societies Among Lelhbridge Miners Calgary, June Arthur .Pelky was placed on trial thfs moraing on a charse of manslaughter tion with loo death of Carty .'n a hosing bout here1 on Vic- toria day. Pelky -was arraigned fore Justice Harvey and pleaded not guilty. A largo part of the forenoon D .__.__ was spent in the selection of "the Jury bun business nna after cleven enl ;o Toronto or Montreal.. Thev would sbip their wool" id'a selected McCarney, manager oE JlcCarty warehouse, combining lhe sland whero ho have Iiecn' ittc Ticllms of -wool buyers join har.ds in to keep lie nice do'An. A great many, of the wool men hayc alreadj- promised to old out lor 'cents at ths and if Mr. WiUingmyre can 'get five' or sir large "clips -together, he dfinonslrale his plan. The organization operate its as to tale. possitile freight The necessity of having lhe_ ware- house at some eastern point is, plain- ly cMdeal, and by so doing the, berla growers bp-Using advantage, of the mistake made by tbe National Wool Growers, in'glar- ing their T, archousc in Ohjcago, uhich plan proved entirely.worthltss, Is bringing out a carload of 21 full the wool not being successfully hand- blood Shorthorns. (Continued on page led until tbcy bail placed (Continued on uagc the evidence given by the coroner's Inquefal, and .at'the preliminary hearing. Ho malntaincc that JlcCarty In gooJ l' condition when he entered tbe ring and coald not see how Ms'proteg) met his death. severe blows werst_ night's heavy rain, which corcrcd the whole dislriU, crop conditions sur- pass any previous year. Spring grains arc from 8 lo 3 ir.chcs in fine cien stands and as green as grass. Previous to Ihe rain, the grain sown stubble was beginning. Id suficr somewhat, and the rain was its Saltation. The bhowctb commenced at ahoul.630 lasl evening, fell for ahout two hour.s, jnd after a brief space oi lime commenced again and continued oil. anil nn M night. Some rain Sell this niornii.R At Clartsholm Chresholm, June In this district were good previous 'to the lain, bat the country east ]ol here .could stand a little more. The licatitsl fall look place, this momins, looVs as-il more "were com- ing.- The farmers are wonderfully cheered, but they say. "Let 'er and uould not object to some more, today's downfi'l practically puls the. crops in the clear for a SOME NOTES ON THE RAIN C. B. Bowman, who still mea- sures ths precipitation, though for bis own pleasure now in- ztead -of for the sos'errjment, states that .51 Inches fell last night. Turing the first show- er .43 Inches fell, while .11 fell during the 'night. "Black Hand In Lethbridge'." The ot a thlnu is ea- ough to make Charles Yernetti laugh. Mr. VerneUi, as his name implies. is an Italian. Ho conies_from the north of sunny He' U also or- gaclzer for Ihb VJnlud Mius Wotkers of America. He has been cent out by International Board, from Indian- apolis lo organize foreign apeafcing miners, especially the" get them within the folj And (urtherraore, he Is talking about wher. past four as to warrant mora thaa iloubliug the current expendi- ture. Tte aboic figures for current does not include school taxes nor the money required to pay, isteresl, sinViDg fund and principal on debenture issues. The figures git- en, theiefore, represent the actual ouihj each the estimated expenditure, for they are taken' irom the auditor's statement, compiled at the ei.d of each year alter the money, has been actually spent. he remembered that, in.tha figures sinen'for 1303, 1910, 1311 and 1512. part of the current expense's ii paia by the profiU from public utili- ties, so that the total is not actual- ly raised by direct taxation. This year the city may expect about 000 profit from electric light andtwa- terworks as usual; altho'Jgh part, ol this will be ncfessary to rr.eetr Jha" slreel railv. ay deficit. Alderman Means business It seems to be the general opinion among business' men that the city' ought -to he able to administer- af- fairs more cheaply, anil that this year is the time to slarl, as is little, work being undertaken, ar.d the stafis oi the different depart- nc considerably reduce'd in efficiency.. i1 Ion has ths supp'ort' .ol. agitation, and. .'at The rain'Vent donn to a depth of six Inches on the dry rod In Gal; Gardens. Black Hacd. Ho knows it from the I rr.eeling lo strike the rate; he .will IB supporled hy figures with which' le intends to try to prove that, if it :ost the city to run its" 'deV >artmenls in 1910, it should not cost 25 per cent, more to do, io in 4913.. Mayor Hardie sajs.that the figures show very 'little unless it can' e the increases; come nr is having a statement prepared which will' be referred during the meeting when. the ratfl will be atruci. Last year the assessment for gea- eral purposes was Thli year it is increased to -Vet in spite, of tnli increase, there is an increase la tha Tho Board of Trade building leaked night, and was nearly flooded out thl3 morning. It is several months siuce LethbrEdge buildings were accused oi being leaky. Some of the telegraph lines were out of.business this morn- C' ing. A storm uas racing at Medicine Hat aboJt ten o'- clock. bi giihtrsd frcrn the fact thai ssch sSsjl contains .164, bulleU, an'J tfi'e danger zone of the bursting shell 100 x 100 grand haricsl. Spring grain now stands from '10 to 12. inches In licigU, [Continued EMILY DAVISON The English lurfragctte who fried to grasp the bridle of the King's horse In the Epsom Derby race, and who died -of her injuries on Monday last week and was burled Saturday.' ground up. He ought lo', for he spent eighteen strenuous months as a fis- tectlve In the employ of Uncle Sam, running dou-n the Blackhanders south ot the line. He tnows tieir they work, nnd knows, too, that ier are about-as slippery an aggre- aUon ot blackmail artists known lo B world. t So when anyone mentions the pres- nce of Black Hand.In Lethhrldse, yen though it may "be a son" oi Italy no makes the assertion, Mr, Ver- ettl smiles. "The Italian is alleged to tare ade the remarks about-Black Hand n Lethhrldge, after "the' .shooting at- air last Sunday-afternoon, Is either gnorant, or else he said what he did a purpose-. For he Knows, anc very Italian knows that there la not semblance of the Black Hand art in his clly. Indeed, there not more han three or tour cities in the whole .f Canada where Black Hand migh in found at work. Theso are Mon re.il, Quebec, Toronto and probably "ancouver.. They ore the large cities. The Black Handcr steers clear ot the .mail.'" Mr. Vernetti did not caro lo com- ment on the statements flltr-gcd to invc heen made by Lombard, who was sent up toi trisl yesterday, on the charge of attempting to murder I.a- iella. ns the case Is now sub Judtce. lie dismissed Lombard's statement by the word But the history of Black Hand, as explained by Is Intmst- ng. -Mention Black one at once thicks of .Sunny Italy. But, strange to say, there ls.no Black Hand In llaly. It'is all'in America. The" Black Hand e.vponenls nre.lhe iclirns of circumstances.' They are bad, but reason for their art' must be looked forleneath the.surface.' Blsme It all on the 'Who They Are What are the Camorra? According to Mr. .Vernetti, they are the wealthy Italian crocks who'prey, and make a fat living off thfhlRClirnaillrig o! their Hss fortunate brothers. They nre the gentlemen crooks ol the nation. They thriie'ln llaly, where they bleed the Italians ol the low'ir class. north of Italy -little ot-them They ore the product ol- the sunnier south o( the province, where living by one's ,wits comes '.The Camorra come to America; an keep up their shady. Italians net of this sOcletj com over. They are new to and easily led, Ijer-ause of their Ignor anco ol American Tlie Can orra know this, and prey on thoir Ig norance. They extract money, froir Iheni. They work In. with the ra! (CoatinucJ on pajte municipal rate of lour mills. DENMARK'S NEW PREMIER Copenhagen, June Christ- ian today summoned ex-Premier Zahla the Radical leader, to form a new cab- inet. The resignation of tbe last'rnln- istry, under the premierEhip !of M, Bcrnsfen, accepted oa 12, PECULIAR FREAK'OF ELECTRIC FLUID IN MR FRA.NK INGTON'S HOME WAD- Jtr. Frank Waddlrjgton had; beet eadlng In the Herald of late ahoul reaks of lightning and tea hour hat the subject of thought, In.. uenced- no doubt-'hy the -electrical lorm'then raging. Before morning !r. given a .fajrly hrltling experience Iroaln'ot'- he'slorm. 'The electric fluM ed the open window o! his room shattered the crystal in hla r.-alch, which was on a table- besllo .ho.bed.'The occurrence happened at exactly 3.10 a m. as Ihe watch stop- ped at that moment. .There Aas'ap- parently no harm done the; watch beyond breaking the crystal, as It started running again this moru.lng without trouble. A reading lamp on the not affected and not a hit of darn; ago was