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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 23, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Cft VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Monday, J unc 23, CENTS Number 163 He Says 1854 With Large Re- sources Crossed Border in One Week HIS REMEDY Make it Easier lo Get Home- si Irrigation and Drainage Washington, JuiiG 2i Kinigratiori of American Jj a medico to O.c- trjunlry, SjHMker Champ CUrk ModiJkatimt ol tlic land laws and extension oi liutncslcads ate Re only really eficcthc remedy, he raid. Much is said nowadays liy .statesmen, cditois jncl luuihing the ol Urge immigra- tion to bul very IHUc is nearly the 3.11gc influence ol emigration on our lutiirc. one not long biuce, ISfil A Hjcrirair farmers in i ash aiut in effects crossed into Vtcstern Canada to setUe per- manently- This week below rath- i-r than ihe weekly, average ol emigrants to that region alone. How many go lo other countries I do iiot kouw. this exodus of American fanners to the Canadian northwest EDWARD, PRINCE OF .WALES. Heir to Britain's Throne is 19 old today. MR. PRICE OFFERED AN IMPORTANT POSITION Montreal, Jutie is an- nounced Uial Alfred Price, gen- eral etijic-rUilendeiil at Calgary lias been oCercd tho wsition of as- sistant to (he manager hero. If Jlr. Piics icceuls it is understood that A. K. Siemens, superintendent at will succeed him. AN APPEAL FOR FUNDS London. June Hilt- Ish committee has issued an appeal to ihe public lor sub- EcrliiUons of for the puretusu ot Sulgravc Manor, Monhninptonshire, ihe ane'enl homo of George Washington. and for other purposes in con- iiccilon w.tn ihe celebration of one hundred >ears of peace. Livestock Commissioner Stevens Talk About Grazing Lands and Farmers es, ant opposed to aisa said' Mr. tt. F. slock comioHsiotitr for the provide, lo the Herald. niakc'uo btateinent regarding DIP proposed cpeniug of US-wd re- sene, nor would Lc pass an upmlcjn on the presetit holders of th? lease. ".Smalltr leases tend toward a more substantial growth, and is a iery good foHow-up principle io adopt in V i ftv great arm in; which is being', carried TOOK PHOTO OF DROWNING GIRLS Battlo Creek, Mich., June 21. three girls drowning of serious thought, .fee emigrants arc among uur bestU before bSm, W. Hastings, an titucnhj- instructor In physical "The prir.cinal reasons they U tloa stopped lo lake a photo- extradite themselves is the luce graph of ihe accident He ex- tl.r cheaper lands and less stringent lai.id laws as to homesteadlng, etc. "L'or.scquently, congress should make.our, homestead conditions f as compatible with safety, and should .increase the area for homesteadmg by judiciously en- couraging hoth-ti.e'-. irrigation and statistician with an nlluiiiiJC'turn has figured it out tint "the aVerngC aduH'citiien-is. 6i .trie- money, ut SI ,000 con- sidered solely'as an asset to the" rou'ntry. If thai is true, then when the 1S54. American farmers crossed the border that depleted the. assets -.ol Hie republic by financial of themselves, plus o! personal f ieiis, 'a total ot a con- sidcr.ible financial drain on even such >''a ridi country as this. "Multiply (he by 52 and j (We have the-grand annual total o[ j to the republic oi 1 Canada alone. We should .have sense enough.fo find a remedy -v. for this continued and increased loss of good citizens." that be girls dipped Ibelr boat in fun -.ind were In BO danger, Alijhe'girls'were good s-nlm- hut' their heavy 'clothes" prevented them from remMn- ins on the surface. were recovered. The bodies LIGHTNING HIT Joseph Gehring Met Tragic Fale While Driving Home From Town BOTT Island, deb- _ ring, a farmer living in killed hy lightning whlfc on Iiis STUBB3, DEFEATED BY THE SOCIALIST 1238 VOTES Fenrie, June following is trie official report ol the fcrutineers in connection with the election cf a prfiiitenl [or Ilistfict No. IS, United Mine Corkers of Stubhs Smith Spoilt Nearer Creek iJl Krllevur 2Iy' Ulairmoro tiurmis 2217 N 1387 Canmore...... 263-1 Coleman 2S7T Corbin H2G Chinook Mines 2I7S Diamond Citf 2H1 Frriifc V263 FrM....... am.irosmcr......; 57 i LctMiridge i- 1180 f-eth Colleges 2S29 Maple i.cal MicKcl 352 pfliahurg 2581 102 Tabcr n 91 23 38 15S 12t 10 --31 -15 93 11 .234 129 J13 10 40 2S 21 12 ai 365 S 1 .US 3 ei 54 15 3S 0 35 0 15 I 219 g 77 1 home Irom here with a neighbor, Mr. Edwards. They were riding together, leading a team hitch- ed to a wagon, and had. gone nine, miles the ,bolt. tell. t3eh- ring died almost, instantly, while "Ed- vards was kr.ocked out oi the rig ar.d dazed for a moment. Both teams were knocked down, recovered. Gchrjng an uncle in Citr, n'ho is being- communicated Other relntives o! the. deceased 31 26 C 1095 3353 55 Majority lor Smith, 1238, INJURIES PROVED >ATAL Hamilton, Ont., June Keith. 1? jtara old, ot Bowmanville, flleJ in iho elly hosplial, yeslerdny, ss the rcsuli of Injuries In an sjplosion at his liofno on the rlgbt cf Hay 24, in ivhlcri his brother al- most Ir.Flanlly killed, and Ms father, Edward, seriously injurtd. Eu'rlencc beating-on the Swallow and Giccp case, was continued all day today no important hap- penings Tiie preliminary healing promises to be a record breaker.' Swallow and Creep aro charged ti.ith horse-steal- ing, and consists of seven counts, all ol which'are being heard simultaneously. At this morning's session, J. Stafford, Dominion shower! from official act location of the Swallow, and flreep homes leads, which lie in 2-21, south of the Milk River. A neighbor of the two twti- fird. he had seen some, 'of the horses aflegtd' to have stolen; on (tic Swallow fxmitstead, and that tfccj had broken through the Sivnllovv frnK anil joined his herd of some 3I> head, hut tjiat he had driv- en them bnrlt, He had not noticed" any brands on (lie animals. The ,ei idence is being heard by In- Sk'Ctottoia ti MtdJclat Ult. Concensus of Opinion in-Lori- don Following Payne Home. Sensational Speech London. Jung tty to- dayVcables, there seems lo have been some excitement, especially in ia London regarding tee financial ot Canadian' municipalities. The indignation, which said to ex- has evidently been aroused by Home Payne's speech. The Canadian -AssociatM Press, however, is' unable to'learn o! any at- tempt by Canadian railway, laui and commercial Interests here to oo ID U- smalt rancher is tate betltr care ot his stock, atiddsujn a bettrr position to do so to'better advantage than the man who graces many thougar.tfs of head of cattle! HP. can prepare lor disastrous winters by putting up hay, whereas it'is aloiost impossible for the large rancher "to fcfd atd care for Ins large fa'erds large rancher takes a' chance on tr-e sea- sons, aud whiu'.'a bad comes along large of calile are starved and "Another pouii" iii favor of the small lease, fs tendency toward Ihe.estabiishment of permautat com- muiiifies. The sits by his fireside" in some dUtar.t city, and any idea of on the land is very remote Vitb Mm. But the and Mth his thus" helping to create a community. "Tbf sheep industry in So-Jihern Alberta is bouudjlb' advai.ce, because of the country, ihe that roam tho trended out by'-the Fences, and miKt tcitatcn uLere jhey can coatinuz'to roans at.will. It is out ol-the-Question io attempt to continifatly as are Canadiap municipal securities. 'Home to herd Payne's statementc are regarded here jsl.cep at ar.d during all as quite singular anrt biassed. There (seasons, "tie encroachment ol settlers IE, however, a very general feeling ia pMlLnpJ- afiect the sheep industry in Ihe London-tiiarket a'mong (this, vay, fqr they can be herded VMS PLAYING ON LOGS Oltaua, June LaEille, was drowned at Queen's yesterday afternoon. While playing on fogs, tho little leHow slip- ped throuzh between Iwo logs and disappeared. best friends, that Canadian cities geu-. around the fields and fenc.es jyst as as' on Ifce prairie. The. bacds will lii.ely.be rcOured somewhat, but tbe number ol brands ivill Favors Demonstrations ______ t ___ 3Ir.-.Steiens is greatly impressed not the- least do-jbt iriat two Canadian "le "ori belnS attempted by Mt. cities of secondary rank have created f has had a larger floating indebtedness tlian any Placc in his 'or erally, aid In should, for the'time'.it any'rate limit their committments to strictly neees-' Tit would be'imid, ions to "niratlpV )i xjthtr cities in the Empire, outside of. Great-Britain. At the sarae it is a fact, that London has practically money oy investmenls in municipal se-. curitles, and there Is DO Canadian city today In Ihe opinion of those la London best qualified to know, Is not perfectly good for fts obliga- tions. They muat, iate.the future into account, and If certain cit- ies do not exercise greater care, both as regarding amount and method, they will certainly brinj tioubio upon Uiemselves and on the whole' Eitua; lion. Home Payne's orations, it 'way bo added, do 'not always carry much weistf, although his ability is unques- tioned. Payne represents the C X. and protests have, been ''rclred Slr'tt'tllfam McKenr.lo and'Hon. Robert Rogers by the Saskatoon.-Bwrd ot Trade." v NEXlllGIS IHEW11S Now thai'the lai has -been Rimes, ratepayers irlll shordy begin to receive Ibelr tat notices. 'The dis- count Ihis year will be only ten per cent. Last year 12% ner cent.- was Sranted paid before August 31, but the council did riol'fa- lor a repetition Ibis year. lest day of discount this yesr will OcW ber Besides slrlklnr two mills off tho proposed rate for this the coun- cil on Saturday made another tax Heretofore, the council made a yearly charge of cents per foot frontage on all property front- ed by a year this tar brought In about ot which was expended. At rate-tbe tax Vould produce nearly H2.000 His year. H le not expected cost ot maintenance will be any greater, so' file council reduced ihe from 5 (o 3K 'cents per sheepmen; in fact, sheep are his hob- fa y> and lie. knows the industtf here better than any man in the province. He tblnks the demonstrations io he git en neit wcefe ivill prove of great beoefil to (he growers, and that they- should get (ogethei on the market scheme.. North Country is 0- K, Conditions in Ihe northern part of the proiincc are first class, accord- ing-lo Mr. Slcveas, nho is my gra- iificd to ECO the southern crops ort such a gooil basis, li the noith is as good'as tfce soalh, the whole of AI- bctja will send o'at a record-breaking crop Ihis jear. Mr. Stevens will not be able lo at- THE FRENCH HONOR WATERLOO'S DEAD Paris, June monurrect WAS uturited tO'IaV ID the orchard cl Uougliamoct, iipjr Waterloo. Jt erectp'l by the Prc-ccli m metuor> oi their couativi.ien u'ho killed in that historic battle The monument is uptight in shape, son.ethinjr; lite a gravestone. It is ir.Ecnbed Mth Na- poleon's woids to iiis tnen par- ipatcd in tbat UIQC.US fighl. 1LThe farth seamed pro'id to so maay braie mea." WILL CURTAIL WORK UNTIL MONEY IS EASIER DUE TO HIS FALSE TEETH North liay. Out., June aeod 22, while bathing In J.aVo Niyplssuig today. He a swiiumer, and H Is thought the accident was caused by his falso teeth slipping his throat, and choking htm. Medicine Hat, June an here, Hoa. C. R. Mitchell, Minuter ot Public said; "Onlng to the condition of the money market, which is v.orM ftide. the department of PjbHe Works has decided to curtail public expetidkucea tor this season as much as possi- ble, as it is not considered Rood policy to embark on a heavy oa capital account until the money mar- ket improves. Consequently, for the lime being, only urgent aud necessary work will be uu- denaken." Mayor Hardie h Strongly Op- posed to Incurring Heavy Capital Expenditure RETRENCHMENT His Worship Would Go Slowly Until Conditions Warrant Enterprise i- v i REALIZED HIS AMBITION Cumberland, Wis.. June Former State Senator Charles H. Taylor, father ot Lieutenant Governor. Taylor, of Idaho, dropped dead of apoplexy In v the Masonic hall at Barren last night ivhtle attending tbe fnstallation of his son. Archie, v as MastfcT Mason. He made a speech, stating last hop_e of his life "vioulcl be his son was made Master and the ceremony fell from' his Showing in Live-Stock will be a Revelation to Some Exhibitors dead. will Le ou. Jndlc.stjqn pointing to the best of weather condi- tions, and with exhibits in all classes whk-b threaten.to overtax the accom- mcdafian of the magnificent' buildings, there is promise'of seeing all attendance records broken, for Lethbridge fair has gained a latfott in the past two' years.wbfch makes of the affairs of Import- ance ia the annual history; bt South- ern Alberta. Not the record of entries been for high Some Interesting Facts and Sta- tistics Complied oy the Labor Department GOES 'TO BORDER TO (JEET PRESIDENT POINCARE AND ESCORT HIM. TO LON- DON London, June the Prince o( Wales celebrates his 19th hirth- day. The and (Juccn will attend the opera at Coicnt Garden tonight to hear .Aicllia and Caruso in La nolieinc. Ihis is really a command performance, as the Queen has. ex- pressed a wish to hear these famous singers'in .her favorite opera To- morrow the 1'rincc, as representative of thj King, wlcomes the French President at.Portsmouth. The Prince of .Wales and President Poincarc will traSe'l together, and the President and his suite will be rewired by the Kbg, is Alexandra day, when be decorated.with roses. Wild roses ate to be soli for charily, in which fjueen Alexandra is interested, by dress- ed in with vrfaths of roses in. their riata. Queen Alexandra will, during the'., afternoon, rttlve around London -Irt. visit, tho pUces wfn'ie loses ate OtlaivaJ" June interest- ing facts respecting labor organiza- tions in .Canada are contained fa the annual special report'era the subject by ilie depa'.fment' oi labor. The un- ion membership for the last calendar JI20 says in part: "It is well understood by those in- terested ia the subject' that the great. majority ol units of, organized labor in Canada are affiliated with interna- tional organizations having their headquarters" in States. The mass of -membership in thrso south of the line, the Cana- dian members" generally receiving their- .proportion 'ol the officials. This ol.- international labor organization in'Canada is apparently confined'to no particular class of workers and extends practically throughout all irtdustrlrs in somo trad the Fair, although lie nould like year ir.crcaseu- (torn lo so- 120 it the cr.d of 1012. The report He goes soutli to Caidslon returning affiliation with the American Ferieratton'of Labor.' The Canadian membership of this- federation is ahout or one-twentieth ot the whole. A table submitted shows 389 workers in are- mem- bers ol International organizations, and are contained -it local branches. This is an increase oi 107 TnTnorrow, Tuesday, June 24, open- ing day. At Dine foinorroiv moraiog the gales ci the Exhibition grounds at Henderson Park 'will be own open, to end thj first of the big- fair circuit eiblbltions class attractions te broken. From what I gather from heiTJ5 taxpayers, they hare drank the supply for yeare are prepared to drlafc Jt tar 4 ra more. They are oppor ed to undertaking any nhlch win tend to lucreate tha' tax rate." Juet at the present moment the look for the long-looksd-for plaat, which has been promtK4 year" for the pafet three or lour yearSt Is not very bright. Tho above remuty by. the Mayor this momlnp to" indicate that it be en this )C3r, and It morrf than an lota of doubt about its belntf undertiken In 1314. At any rale, it seems cfirUIn th4 filtration plant Kill not oe ot the 1913 debenture Mayor Hardie hMdljr. believes ill be any cspUal expenditure thl% year at all lo speak of." Tho ear a 'good cable ferry is likely' to be .installed, X -wooden bridge across the slough uearty i'ill also b? built- LAID CORNERSTONE 6 m. Medicine Hat, Alra, June Ihe presence of crowd, Archbishop Legal, of Kdmonton, laid corner- '4 sfone St. Patrick's' Roman Catholic Church. It" cot t "about J75.000.' vArchljiihop. also 'confrrmed J'. f large rlass and .held a lion a'l St.- Loultf BChoot. 4 ;