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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 5, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MARCH 91) PRICE-FIVE CENTS NUMBER 71 CARMANGAY YOUTH IS ARRESTED Ed. p. Blair Commilteci for Trial for Theft of "Dad" Moore's Team MONTANA MEN TESTIFY SERIOUSLY ILL AT MONTREAL RESIGNS HIS SEAT Brother of Accused Now in the Teton County Jail Faces Similar Charge Outslanaiiig in thn niinals of rrime Jn Alberta for the winter of 1913-14, one of the most peaceful periods in �Uic history oi the west, will bo the horse-stealing case which has baffled the mounted police for months, and which came to light yesterday at a preliminary hearing at the mounted police barracks, the charge of theft ljein.2; preferred agai'ist I'-'d. P. Blair, a young lad living with his folks 13 miles northoasi of CarmangaV. On the night oi September 3nih, 1913, Thos. K'. Moore, well known farhicr in the 15arons and Carmangay districts, and commonly known as "Dad", lost a team of marcs vhich he had left hitched to a rail on the streets of Barons. It remained for a young stock inspector for Teton County in Montana, Alex. R, Scllars of Cutbank, to recover the horses on January 18th, (Continued on Page 2). CANADA'S LOAN IS A 6 AT 99 ONLY 211/;, PER CENT. riAS BEEN TAKEN UP TO DATE Hon. F. D. Monk, .first minister of Public Works in the Uordeu cabinet, is lying at the point of death ; in Montreal. A couple of days ago he resigned his scat in the House of Commons. He resigned his cabhiet position owing to a difference with Premier Borden on a question of principle, Henri Bourassa, Nationalist leader, is being forecasted as popular nominee in Jacques Cartier comity to fill the vacancy cau.sed by Hon. ,^tr. Monk's retirement. .Although Mr. Slonk led the Xationalist wing in the House, Mr. Bourassa has always been conceded the leader of the party in (Juebcc. PROSPECTS ARE BETTER London, Marih, ij.-It is oirieially announced that lior rciil of the new Dominion of Canada t;,"i,1)00,000, four per cent, loan at !)!) has been taken up by tlie public, lH!, per cent, being left with the underwriiiMs. In view of the size of tlie loan and the fact that it completes a tola! liorrowing by the Dominion in London of ?12,000,000 within less lli^n six months, the result is (piite favorable. The stock is quoted today ai a fractional discount, but as ii. is a trust, sec-urity and trustees generally are miahle to apply for a new issue directly on its appearance, there is no doubt that plenty oi orders will came into the market very shortly. This latest loan, In tact, has gone better than that issued at the same price in December, of which seventeen per ce'nt. was taken up by the public and eighty-three per (!ent. left with the underwriters. With All Expenses Accounted , for the Rate Jumps to � 32.5 Mills CANADA N FOR READY AGE mmi DEBATED IN HOUSE YESTERDAY AND MOTION ADVOCATING THEM TURNED DOWN "ML PAil TOLLS EWIl; SUSTAIN NATIONAL HONOr-lLSON REDUCE THREE MILLS Commissioners Aim at Pruning About $40,000 .Off the Total Figures Summary of E�tim.iited Tax Rate lyii i:u3 General ......;16.0 mills 12.11 mills Debenture . .'.. mills 7.10 mills Scliocd. ... .. ,. S.O mills T.T!) mills McGIBBON GETS SEVEN YEARS Ste. Scholasfitiue, P.Q., March !.- This morning .ludKe Uobideau sentenced Leonard McGibbon to aeven years in the penitentiary for the manslaughter of his cousin, John McGibbon, last autumn. The killing was the outcome ot a family fued of twenty years' duration. An appeal ' was refused. The case will bo taken I to the court o� tlio King's bench. Total .. .. Sti.O mills 27.00 mills HANDSOME CARNEGIE LIBRARY MAY SOON GRACE GALT GARDENS City Solicitor Can Find No Legal Pitfall Against Putting it There-Commissioners Favor it-Cost Nothing for Site-Removes Other Objections-Southwest Corner Favored How would a $35,000 public library look on the corner of Gait Gardens ? Mayor Ilardie thinks that it would ia-a-pretty ,linc.,iglit. \yarjt it, but they Want the $.$35)000 ' spent without any cost to the city if possible. The city owns four lots across the, ptroet,from the barracks, and at Jii�t� planned ttjput the lilt- There is nothing to city from building on prohibit the the square, so Alas, the revised estimates for the year are not reduced as the commis-'sloners so enrnesfly hoped for. Of j course, they have not yet been pass-I ed, but-. The estimated rate is i away and above T.'hal the commissioners thought it would be,, after they had pared'and Kcraped to what they, thought was the limit. Based on the revised current estimates, the estimated rate Is not 30 or ;U, but 32.5, and the council is at soa as to ^Vhethor.it woul(^ not be wise to add S per cent, to the total for defalcation of taxes. 'That would make the .^liite about 37. Tile sum total estimate, including the 11. per cent, to provide for discounts, is >562,289.3t;. to which is to be added the J64,000 odd for taxes on the utilities. The total assessment amounts to $35,327,715.00, plus the assessment on the utilities, which is about $2,000,000. Of-course, there is the profit on the utilities to come o�r of PUBLIC OPINION AGAINST Ollav.a, Mareli 1. - Thai imblii' ojiinioii in Canada is nut vet ri]ii' ii.r till' iiitroiiurtion ni u system oi ,,1(1 ifif j:iMisi(iii>-- was the (let laral i,m made in the Ci.immoiis by Ibm. .Mr. White, liiinisler ni liiiain'i'. Thn dc rlaraticiii followed the delniti' on a r"si)!utiiin lutnuluced b;. Mr. Kyte, ailvdcat in;.; un c.sti.'iiatc fni- a iedrral ipOI age iJeiisiiiii srslcM. Mr. While .s.iid thai while his dii-iid.'^it inn wa.-; to favor ,iiiv proposal wliii-li wmild result in amelinralioii r,f ilie cundi-lion (if the old and indi'ient, he v. as Hot sali.'^li"(l lliat the force of opinion back (ii the proposal �aS siiliieient to uar"anl i^ovtu'iiriifri! action ai t he present time, lie tii(.iiii'hl tlie re-Siiiirccs of the DoiiiiKioii would })C required lor soiii,-' iWue lo coiKe in Pr(j-vidiiia; traiis;o'lntion facilities anil for tlie roiiipieliou of (jlher ijati(uial uiidorlakiiigs. lie poiiileil to the lacl that the introduclion of an old ate pension syslri.i in Great Liriiain had been preceded by many years oi ai:!-tation and was liack(d by very decided public oiiiiiion. The motion of Mr. Kyte received the support of Mr. Burnhani, chairman of the coiiiniiUee on old age pensions, Carroll, Mac-Donald (I'ictou), and Graham. Tliny all quoted from evidetic? given bcf(jre the committee and were unanimous in expressing the view that the time is at Iiand when some system of federal a'd to aucd should be entered iijion by the federal government. SHAUGHNESSY I High Minded Message in 920 DEFINITELY REFUSES I Words Delivered to Con-COMMISSIONERSHIP! gress Today A POLICY OF JUSTICE House Leaders Seem United and Quick Action May be Expected .Montreal, Miirch 5.-When asked today t(.) make a statement in regard to the recurring rumor that he would take the ollice of high cotnmissioner. Sir Tlios. Sliaiighnessy said : "These rumors are (luitc baseless. Kveii if my ambitions lay in that direction, and I was wanted, 1 feel tiiat the Canadian FaciliC railway would have a lirst lien on my services. Washington, D.C., March 5.- President Wilson personally appealed to Congress assembled in joint session today, to sustain the national honor of the United States in upholding treaty obligations, by repealing the Panama tolls exemption, arjainst which Great Britain protests. He asked Congress to do that ''in support of the foreign policy of the administration of the United States" and added that an exemption for American ships was not only "a mistaken economic policy," but was in contravention of the Hay-Pauncefote treaty. "I shall known how to deal v/ith other matters of even greater delicacy and nearer consequence, if you do not grant it to me in grudging measure,"' thc President said. (Continued on Page 3). NOVEL READY- Knight Sugar Co. Will Provide 40-Acre Farms for 100. Families-Would Work With Immi-oration Officials-To Increase Sugarbeet Crop-Local Board of Trade Boosts Project With a view to inducing the settlement oi their lands, and making pro- . , ,. ,^ -------......--........--- -----, vision for the accommodation oi SpS if �rablo*"H"?s S'tS" rate down Wpoir.ts; "Ttau it | .0 that an ampft supply report is favorable, ,t is l,kel> that, commissioners that ! the factory, the company, through their tar as the city solicitor is aware, lie-.^i^^ amount, whidi will likely 100 of He has been fi^uVing out a solution rary there, but the .north' slders the proposition will be put up to the twl was'nothing t^ i:rom ' ^�'^^^^ ' to the question of a suitable locatibn " woUUl nof. staiid for it.; They ^ranted people. ! business' tax on the hotels j 1-^"'?''* '^"f'-' , . ... that ^^n\ please everyone, and he l^I^'^J^JV^T^^::'.^^^^^^^ The matter came up at the meet--| Pjf^'^'^^.jf^,^^^^^^^^^ Hnuor stores, that |'"^"'^sef  -'^"^"^^ wants to eliminate the necessity of purchasing a site, which the city would certainly have to do if the objection to the barracks site is so utrenuously opposed by the citizens cn the north .side. The commissioners want the library where the people corner of 13th street and 3rd avenue, but if placed here, the city w-quld bo up against an expenditure of $10,000 or $12,000 for the purchase of the site. Mr. Carnegie.has offered the city a $25,000 building, and if the commissioners can get it without this extra outlay, they want to do it. ' ing of the commissioners this morning. They are all in favor of the park' location, as it is directly on the line o� every car service in the city, and equally accessible to all. The southwest cornet, opposite the Union bank was looked upon as the most desir-i able. and wholesale liquor stores, ^""M ^ "proposition to the immigration would send the- rate down auother . 5^^^.;^;^^ ^,1^^ jj,lg,jficd as a beiie-mlU. A-definite decision on this mat- ...... I NATURE OF ULSTER CONCESSIONS KEPT STRICT SE-CRET, HOWEVER QUICK DETECTIVE WORK c. p. OF R. BRAKEMAN SUSPECTED ROLLING MACLEOD MAN ARREStED > London, March 5.-The Home Rule for Ireland bill was introduced again in the House of Commons today by lit. Hon. Au.gustine Birrell, chief secretary of Ireland, and was given its Jirst reading amid prolonged cheers. The government has succeeded in keeping secret the nature of the con- | cessions to he offered by Premier As-; jiuith on' Mondaj', when the bill comes lip for second reading. According to reports from quarters connected with the cabinet, however. Premier As-fiuith simply will propose that any Irish county may, by a plebiscite, vote itself out of the operation of Khe bill for a period of three years. H is generally regarded in parlijunen-tary circles as certain that the Unionists will reject any concessions Premier Asquith is likely to offer. ZiL IN TROUBLE FANATICS ON THE WARPATH-RACIAL DIFFERENCES Some speedy detective work was CAUSE REBEL- put over by the local police. today. LION At 11.30 a telephone message from iNIacleod conveyed the information to'2,000,000 ARE INVOLVED Chief Skclton that a man had been man rolled at the station there, and that a man named Joe Marsuk, a C: P. R. brakeman, was suspected of the crime. At 13 o'clock Marsuk was in the toils, and is now awaiting the advent ot an arm of the law front, the Windy City to take him back. He admits having rolled the man and taken two $30 gold pieces from him. He had only $17.20 when taken into custody. Buenos Ayres, March 5.-A state of siege waS proclaimed in Rio Janeiro, Brazil, today, according to despatches reaching here from � that city. It is understood here that a strict ter is to be ei\en by City Solicitor Ball as soon as possible. The' South Lethbridge Ratepayers are arranging l:or a meeting, at 'which the commissioner of finance will explain just how tlie rate will he reduced. The increase in the estimates is accounted for largely by tho addition of the 11 per cent., and tho increase in the street railway deficit, to cover interest charges and assessment. The rate will not be definitely struck until after tho court of revision has been held. � (Continued on Page 5). fit to the dcpartnipntj the intending settler, and themselves. The department has had itreat difficulty in the past 6f placing families upon their arrival in the west. Far- laniily as hired help, and very often these immigrants have been subjected til very eiuharrassing circumstances. The Knight Sugar company has ciioii.^h land to accommod'alc ' about If'O families, on a trip of -10 : acres ea.h . Their plaii, is to rent; this' amount to eacli settler under the following conditions : . Kach settler must raise at . least twenty acres of heets, which are to he supplied to the sugar factory, at the regular price, lie must also sunir mer fallow, or sov.- to garden tru'ck or hoetl crops another ten acres each mers do not- wish to take on a whole ' year. The remainder he may do as he likes with. In return for the use � ot the land, he must pay $2.50 an acre every year, which is a very nominal- � rental, as ten tons oi beets to the acre', at $a a ton, will insure tlie ten-' tal of the whole forty acres, and leave a good income to spare. ' The. company also offers to give each settler hor.ses, cows, pigs and chickens on time payments, and to erect a lic'.ise and barn on each farm. They also agree to furnish the settler and his family with work in the factory at the regular wages during the oper� ating season. (Continuea on page 5). THEY SIMPLY Ci' LETHBRIDGE DISPLACES ALL DISPUTANTS ANNEXING EARLY CHICK RECORD iSSING IN IS STILL THE POLICE iX Thought They Had Him Located but it Was a False Alarm-Motive Still Remains a Mystery-Not a Clue Remains ALMOST BROILERS NOW It alwavs remains for Lethbridge Nogales, Sonera, March 5.-General Carran7.a, with his staff of ollicers, and a heavy guard of troops, left to- to come forward with the real rec-day on a train for Naco, Sonora. ords after every other city has daim-From that point the constitutionalist j^.^jj commander-in-chief will ride into Chi- > , 1 . ^ Jmahua, probablv touching at Agua- b�>?: ? ? ? * *? ? ?>? A despatch from C'arslairs published in llic News-Telegram of Calgary, stated that the northern burg could heat the Fdmonton record all to smithereens, claiming Feb. 2, as the re