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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lctltbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, .Juno 25, .3 umber SUPERINTENDENT FORD WAS NOT VERY CORDIAL Appaiently the Unfair Ex- press Rates Will be, Maintained MET DEPUTATION Board of Trade Men Did Not Get Much Satis- faction Despite the fact that Le'thbridge is now nierely -a. way station in tho eyes of the C.P.R., th-e. company made no change iu rates which 'were in existence when'it was a com- petitive point on ithe A. R. anil I. The Dominion -Express 'Co., 'however, has Vakon advantage of the lack.oC com- petition, to .force :up their: _ rates.-1 to with- the -result that on 'every, bit ;of fruit, consumed in thp public la the Uiniu for .it from. the. fruit growing districts'-on..the coast. Some time.ago the Board of Trade received several complaints from ship pers, CbriuglnEl'godds in from .points on 'the American side that the'rates being'raised, and were unable to account for it.' The Board .was ask- ed to investigate, which it did'quiet- g-attlng rates from various United States points to- Calgary, Nelson, Crfmbrook, -and' other points In the vicitrifely 'for comparison with those in effect into. Lethbridge. The result tbat. the Board found that the rates, discriminating Lethbridge in many instances, showed a" marked increase over those in effect prior .to April 1, when ex- press rates from American.points ov- er the A. li; and Y. were in. effect. TEDDY TO WRITE AN EDITORIAL New York, N.Y., Junc Roooevelt reached New York on the Twentieth Century! Limited at 9.45 o'clock this morning, ?He went directly ;to his editorial of f ices, .and will-go over to. Oyster. Bay this afternoono. he would- h'ave no statement- to give out but added that bly within a week there will be a conference in Now York, with members of the conference to 'conduct hie third party campaign. DEMOCRATIC PKESIDEM'IAL POSSIBILITY Theso'incraases-vaVy from the small olie of per cent to the veiv gieat Inciease of 104 per tent The Board took up the matter quietl} proceeding without undue pub Mclfcv until complaints began to come in from fitlit men that tney ueit pajing tliey consideied tant prices for fruit from Washington and the Wofat 111 general the rate last jeir v. is 00 pei hundred pounds it has beeniralsed and In some, cas? es as high ds 45 A Chilly Reception Hearing that Supt. E. Ford, .of the Dominion Express, Co., was -In the the board into'communica- him-a couple of days ago at Edmonton, and made an ippoint irheut to meet him J_n Macleod last cv ening. J. B.- Turhey, chairman of the freight rates committee and W T Nelson, of .the. Business Men's asso- ciitHHi Heelip ot Plunkeil Savage, were app'oint-ed a delegation from the Board to -meet Mr. Ford, and to como to some arrange inent may made equal to those, in effect last year. While the superintendent company, would gne thej delegation very little encouragement he; asked for a copj' of the data which hid been prepared bv tho Board reli to the freight rates case, and said that he would consider it. He denied that the lates higher than fhei were thai the com- pany had not taken advantage of the lack of oomnetition at Lethbridge now and gaA e the that the difference; was due .to press "joucerna whom his com pany (Continued on page 8) A BUDGET OF TRAGEDY STORIES Four Drownmgs and Fa- tal Mill Accident m Fernie District (Special to the Herald) Kcniic, June Friday Thos. Berryman and Hector McLean, two iner men, norkmi; [or the (.PR saw mill at'Bull ilrown ed m the rner at that place Coroner Wilkes, of Fernie, was sem he decided tlut an Inqucv was unnecessary, the" drowning ing been purely Ihe body ofvBe'mman uis rec6T- tied and brouqht to Fernie and wa buried, this afternoon McLean's bo'ch hai not leen PARKER SUBSTANTIATED AS THE TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN TRAVERS ESCAPES CONVICT'S CLIP Toronto, Out., ,.lunc R Travels, tlic Kite general mrnagei of the Farmer's Bank, .whose sentence in Kingston penitentiary has been inter- spersed with trips to Toronto, and'it now as a result of the visits got aifotlicr concession todav He is not to be deprived hair and moustache until case agdinsb Hcattfc-NcsbiU is finally disposed of. is the answer of the minister of justice to Travers'. paihctjc appeal, W. J. Bryan in Brilliant Speech Opposed the Judge but Convention Endorsed Nominee of Democratic National Committee Baltimore, June last offer1 to avoid a bitter factional'fight wa made by the Bryan forces, Democratic contention took up tin problem o-r selecting. a chairman today. So sharp .did .the lines divide that 'Mr; Bryan himsel FOUND BABE'S BODY NEAR KIPP FERRY Woodron Wilson Chief Exeuitho of the State of Veu and roinier president of Princeton Unneisih is making a strong bid to land the Pre-iden- tial prize at the Baltimore Contention His supporters are among the most iirominent democrats oE the country, and .the candidate from the Skecter states will make a bold front at the big show GOVERNOR STUBBS OUTLINES POLICY IROO8EVELT FORCES WILL PUT UP. FIGHT ,IN: THC "3TAND- .PAT" STATES 1 opeka Kan, Tune There no third'-'party. In Kansas." sale Governor shortly after he reached home'from Chicago. 'There is ;no need, of a third partj iu this State.'. But Roosevelt will lie named on ion, and hen to Ihe (lironc o' all Russia is, suBeung from tuberculosis of the right kucc and may be a cripple all his life, is infounatioii from St 1 etcrsbiiri ceivcil here. It is added that several eminent plusiuans in consuUation de- termined it is tuberculosis that af- fects the boy.'s knee. The future au- tocrat will he eight years old ,Iul 30 Mread} hu is. T pet of all the Cossacls honor-in colonel of a en crack rpgimintb of ill inns, ficri in the Kussnn U.IM .ir.d did a licr of tin ordcl of S( Andrew He is the, -inpli of his fathei's eie who long awaited tlir coming of a son and hen flu piescntrd her with lour daughters, the Cmnd Duchesses Olga, laliani Ma- lie jnd ist ISM Then (lie C7ai ilth hoin Hr- guc cudencc of constitutional wcikness sonic months igo flc hurl Ins lig and II wai lone time mendme SUPERANNMATED DIVINE DEAD London, Ont., June, W. II Jtitt, M-athbdiet min- ster, rtjed .here.- Ho-WHS a native'of Ont. C. P. R. Would _ Exhibit Alberta Potatoes at New York Sh'ow Can farmers-of Southern Alberta grow potatoes9 Well if to, be asked about it, they would jes md thej would qualifj it onli hj sas mg that thej cin the boat tubers to be'found anywhere on" ihe face o? the British Columbia claJms to be" the original- potato garden of ihe world, ;tnd as proof or their contention 'they point. to; the" fact 'that last year, -_at ihe American Land and Irrigation Imposition' held in New York in De cember, the Pacific Coast province cleaned ujveveryilbmg in sight in the lo'fato growing and incidentally carried away one thousand dollars in yellow metal to settle the. contro- versy, beyond all dispute. Now the C. P. R. and a few oth'er big corporations which are interested in what Southern Alberta can do, are; thit some of real po'tato .farmers around Lethbridge and district -should take u hand in the. gailne this year, and go to York next December for the sole purpose of annexing- that potato championship, and walking away with thc-thousand-to-nay expenses. They wan-t to know right away, who are 'willing 'fo ila'k-a the r chance, and every aid will be given the prospect- ive exhibitors of the mealy tuber.-in bringing home the money Canada West hag had a rather de- iightful time during the past couple of. years at the New Vork Land how. Last year the four wcaterri provinces cleaned lip -everything ;in ;lght tn ihe- potato and'wheat ex-1 lihitg down New Vork way, and who it is considered that as food pro ducts wheat comes first and potatde second, it looks as if tha west, -trangle hold on first place for'.th best possible in the world's food.suj GREAT TODENA YESTERDAY Wietbaderv Germany, June 25, Lawience Alma Tadema, the, famous English painter, died here .faat'night. He had been suf- fering'.from ulceration of the stomach, undergoing .treatment. He was "in his 77th year. Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema wns born at Dorriryp, Nether jandSji on January 8; 1835, but was later naturalized In. Epa'and, He received gold medals for his paintings from most of the lead- ing academies or Europe, and was decorated with mojt of. the chiyairic honors. Tragedy Seems to Lurk sellt Itis that the clllld Behind This oner's Inquest Held While looking for birds' nests last Saturday afteinoon in the ucimtj of Urch's ranch, on the OH Man Rh er, a hoy, named Wilfred Gwillim, of Albion made a horrible discov- er} m the form of a ntmlyborn well developed male child The body uas discovered a" few hundred yards be- low Urcb's ranch at the old Kipp ferry, ;wher.e._ the stage'line ueed to cross from Leifibridgc to years ago. When'i-oung GwilHmtdiscovered the body it on it but flannell- ette bandages round its-waist The boy was, as Iws puts it, "scared and .it once hurried home, and notl fled his paients, who lost no time in notifying the On Sunday ev- ening, J. p. J-Hginbotliam, the coron- er, received a message from Kipp, ami as a result held an'inquest yesterday on the bank of the river Just close toL the spot body was found. T Dr. Praser, conducted. dead before it was water, where it had obuou-jlj been for some time, as it was partly The police have taken charge ot the case, and arc investigating. The was burred yesterday on Urch's and the grave marked for identification. TAX RATE IS LIKELY SOAR Thai thc rate1 hardly trimmed down to the jtuentv, miljs. aimed at hi the council jseems to nt1 thc general impression todav after ilie meeting of the council in com- mittee to further con- sideration to the estimates hefoie the postmortem m i "carnage shed the) are brought dmrn at fhe rcgulai InspectoV-Lindsajvof the Mount- ble. ed also present. After viewing the jury turned a let to the Affect that the baby came, to its death by some means "unknown to the. jury Mystery surrounds the affair at pre- Home Was Destroyed Toomer House at Mac grath Burned Fiom Garden City This year the west- dividThi year'an effort will be made to haxi Alberta carry off the big potato prize and then the world will know 'thai besides 'wheat, potatoes grow- VCTJ well indeed in this tha there', will' be no reason whatever -for anyone starving who lives in Alberta Anyone who believes that, he grow tho.best tubers on earth shouli communicate' with the secretary ot the Board of Trade, who will aid In making arrangements for thc ex ilbit nt the land show in New York lext December. HON. MR. BERGEVIN NEW MINISTER? Montreal, June Is rumored that Hon. Arclilllo Uorgevln is 'to be appointed minister of tlm pro- vlnoial roads "department, which" will spend this season. Magiith June rndaj af- ternoon, ahont o'clock, -I'ire cc-m- pletely destroyed Ihe home of Rich- ar-d Toomer. the cause of the blaze being "the .lighting of some combusti- ble material in the coal house by one of .the children in the absence of the Muat as soon as the fire was noticed'the alarm was sent in, and a number of men were soon on the scene assistance.- Evei thing possible was done to steui the nrogreasVof flames, but without avail. Most of the furniture was saved, but the house was reduced to a iriiiss of ashes. Fortunately, none of Ihe children were injured. Insurance was -carried to thc amount of ?500, estimated loss is placed at abouii. Thc unfortunate family are in'the house of Mr. and Mrs. Win, a relative. Sir. Toomer wii shortly'commence the reconstruction of another house What might have been a fatal ai dent occurred on Sunday evening, (Continued on page ANOTHER FRECKLE ON SOL'S FACE SUN SPOTS OF "GREAT MAGNI- OF WORRY- ING ABOUT CHILLS Passadena, Gal., June largest sun spot, .which' has been de tected .within a year, iy coal patch on the sun's surface, -miles in dia- meter, though its mark-on the 17-inch mage 'at the Mount Wilson Observa- tprj-, a fifth of .an inch is now under, observation at :he Carnegie .observatory, and -has been 'photographed. several times since its appearance' last Tuesday The area of thc sun spot is approx- mately 7S.6-IO.OOO square miles, a sur- 'acc ncarlv ten times the size ot thajcil m coirmiktec be held meeting TuesiUv.4 11, looks as if thc best, that could bejlone vouW be to tlie late down to about 22i OL 23 mills chaises flinch to1 he met this hi'ng the rate up to 1JJ nulls This thc school tax rate and tlic debenture I asl. these items, J-01 mills, three mills less than is pos- sible this vear. 'I here seems to be no possibiluy whatever that the general! tax -'rate he much than ten nulls Last yen it uas onlv I nulls, but the impression of thc aldermen spems to be that it he doubled this Thc geneial rate covers thc current expenses for the. year. With tlic rate running so muclj Inglipi than list it VPLV likely that the council uill arrange lo cairj the deficit irought doun fiom last >ear This will cut. the rate, about.two mills'on the total taxable propetU Cor all pur- poses. Yi'sli'rdav the council .-considered''the estimates of the police and fire 5 de- partments prj little change was made in the ougmal cstijmatcs brought down chair- men, although all frills dispens- ed with Another special meeling 6l the coui became a candidate for ary chairmanship. Aftei Bryan had made a spMch. nominating Senator Kern, of and attacking Alton B Parker, Kara, took the stand made a plea for harmony, asking Parker to join him in withdrawing from the contest for lempoiary chamman, and substituting' any one of a list of several men. ter waiting in vain for reply.-fronv Parker, Kern himself withdrew and .nominated Bryan. ..Again Bryan took the platform He accepted the nom-' ination, and 'the Jlne-up for the final struggle was complete The official vote was- Parker, Bryan, 506, O Gorman; On motion oflMke of TenMit- see, Parker's Mtocifon as temporary chairman, was made unanimous. The convention, adjourned at 3.47, until S o'clock tonight. A wealth' of in and gold and the national colors, greeted the early arrivals on the scene of the Democratic National obn- ention The Mr hall, ordinarily a steel beamed, brick walled armory, was transformed toy thousands, of yards of bunting The uglj steel gir- leis under the roof were hidden by a false ceiling of light netting From he gallei IGS hung banners of OUB states, territories and insular !poe- sessions The cioftd tlowly and when the band began to play at 1 o'clock, the galleries and guest sec-1 Ions surrounding the leld but a scattered t few? gates, as usual on the opening' day ptj were "slow In making- Heir appearance A- pouring rain .and- a scarcity of made lorn headquarters and hotels to the a somewhat serious problem. Everyone7 was expecting a monatraHon-nhen Mr Bryan ed m the hall, and tias quiet in cipation when word was received that Mr Bnan was continuing his confer- ences light up to hour of com mg l t The committee in charge of con- arrangements had given thp' most prominent places ou( the floor to the States presi- dential candidates In the field To the right of the main aisle, and in front of the was the home State of Speaker Champ- Clark To the left was New with Woodrow Wilson as Back of came Ohio, with. Governor Haimon iu, the field, bftclc, of New Jersey was Alabama, rthe> home of Representative TJndarwood- Dakota, nominating Governor Burke, of that State, waj. no located than Indiana, 'both. being m fourth and fifth from the fiont t f At 11.35, it was found- that thi'Slow arrival of delegates due in, part to the close scrutiny of and credentials by the door keepars -A, long line of delegates and other were being held up outside the building. Senator Sharp Williams, of Mississip- pi, had a great deal ot difficulty in getting, in. (Continued on page 7) ARRESTED ON THEFT CHARGE EARLY WHEAT Rosllieru, Sank., June Scage'r Wheelnr, of Rostliern, thc producer of thc world's bust wheat, has a plot of Pra- links wheat fully headed out, Dr. Sanmlers. of Ollnwa, Is ilre originator of Pralude, which la n new variety. The grain -Is 2 inches lilgh. Ahicrican continent, in which wentjvfivo size of the United States injght placed 'with ilenty of margin around the edge. Prof. lOllennaiv.has headed the work photographically, corresponding the spot, which 'is now moving' west- ward. 'As far as we said Prof. W S. to'Prof. Qeo. HajeV'liead of the local Carnegie Astronomical In stitnto, "The spp.l5 ar.e qooler than the of. the sun's surface. 'Tile question of whether the is growing .hfltter or cooler, ami the effect the cooling of the body would have upon the earth in still dobnlnbl It take us thousands ol yeais to ascertain whelher the sun is coining Thuiiilaj afternoon THE FIERY ARCHBISHOP Quebec, June at tho Canadian congress yesterday, r Archbishop Langerin of St. Bohffacc militant terms that tho French should fight for recognition tbelr lungungo in all proiinceg of I the Dominion. MONUMENT TO HONORE WERCIER GREAT CROWD WITNESSED CERE MONY AT ANCIENT CAPITAL' CONGRESS, Quebec, June session of the French .language held here this addresses were delivered by Sir "-Langelier, Lieut. Gov. of Quebeur Diibuc, Afanitoba; Hon. 'J. On- tario, Hon P A Laundry speaker of the senate and Mavoi Drouln of Qile bee. The socertary of Congrcsn was ilao aiilhorized to homage to -ho pope, King George and "the .Presi- dent of the French RemibMc.. .The unveiling of monu nonl this afternoon, h glorious weather, was'largely, attuul- cU, MAN CHARGED. WITH BREAKING INTO GARAGE AT MACL'EO'D HERE A little tjuipt work on the part, of tho local police yesterday in placing in ctistartv a .-Macleod man thaiged with houscbreaking A feu days ago a man, alleged-'to be'.Steu art oung, of Macleod, hioke into a couple of garages there and stole ,1 considerable quantity oT tools and other.automobile supplies. He ill-me- dia tclr left'the town.- Vesterdav tlie- local police were notified of (he. thefis and given.a description of the tlic result that Detec- tive and Constable Bryan pick- id him up before he luid been ct> 2J hours He uas turned oiei McDougall of n hack to siand his prchmmarj- A CRAZY MAN Olmlll, Man.F June 25.5r-John Gnlfcian, believed to bp weRk inental- deliberately shot a -neighbor named tephen WiizaV, because he nlsllked s socialistic a posse at ba> six bouts tbtM ;