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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 24, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Lethbridgre, Alberta. Monday, March 24,1913 PRICE-^FIVE CENTS Number 86 CO OR HRS Erect Big- Distributing-Warehouse Here^-^Reply to Rumors About Leaving Alberta That the'International Harvester Co., directors are confident in the future-of Southern Alberta, and quite satiafieJ also that they can cari'y on business under the new Im.plement Act, is demonstrated liy the fact that Ohas. McClenaghan, the company's superintendent for Southern Alberta, has.received word from his head ot-fico in Chicago that the proposed $125,000 warehouse and office building in the new C.P.R. subdivision. North Lethbridge, will be built this Bummor tor a certainty, and that ten-� dors for the new building will be awarded about the 10th of April. � Plans for the building have been , forwa�rded to tbe X,ethbridge office oE (the company, and local contractors �will bo busy figuring on the struo-ture until the date the award is made. It is understood that, other tilings being equal, local contractors will be given the preference over out-Biders, and aS it is one/of the largest contracts ever ^warded in Lethbridgp, it is likely to call fortli'several bids from local builders. It is the intention of. the company tovhave the building completed as early in the summer as possible, - as they wish to occupy if for the fall ftrade; Muoh, however, will depend �'tin the taoility with whidh steel and other material can be obtained. , The buiWing When completed, will be otto of the lairgest in the city. It, �will,: Sjave four storeys and a iuU basementj and will be built after the regulation plan the company has for v^'uoh warehouses in o*her-cities. ;ThQ, city has granted the eorapajiy's peqii^t/vfor;water,- sower and side-wal^t'^oaneciMonB, and have the promise ,'alSo 'that the street railway will be-exuded, to thai; section of the^ city- as goott as business will. wiSr-rant. This,will bothe first building to be SMCtpd on.,the wholesale subdivision put on the market bv-1*6 � C.P.R. last fall,'but is "considered only'thei fltsV of a number to follow, far it fs well known.that there .are a' large number of wholesale concerns now consider-: ing.: the , advisability of locating branches in this city,. b will be clos-> ed for the balance of the we�k. At, Westminsfer School the rooms closed Will be those taught by Mr. .lenninge, 'IVUb's Allward and Miss McKInnon. At Qslbralth School, Mr. Cameron's room will be closed. All the other rooms in all 'the flcbpols will be opeti as usual for the rest of the week. mm HOUSE MIXFORD �. CO., BOUGHT IT FOR A SUM IN EXCESS OF $12,000 As in other cities of the west, the present cold snap has put a quiotua on any realty movement which might have started during the warm weathi of the early part of the month. However, a sale of some dimensions has Just been closed, whereby S. S.; Dunham disposed of hig property on Twelfth street South, just off Third avenue, to Mlttoi'd & Co. The property consists of 75 feet on Twelfth street, ' with a large residence. It was bought last fail by S. S. Dunham from O. T. Lathrop, for a figure In the neighborhood of $12,000, and it is understood that the figure in the last sale is considerably in advance. Everything- points to a brisK movement in real estate in the spring, par. tlcularly In the residential districts. LEGISLATOBE TO P TOMOHW ? AUSTRIA CHASING f Austrian navy may be expect- . ed soon. An Austrian squad- > ron is now manoeuvring off � the Montenegrin and Alban-  ? > ? ? ? O- o AUSIRIA'S ULMIUWI TO .^London, March SS.-r-Auatria) today delivered at Cettinje a thinly veiled ultinliatum to Montenegro, threaten-ing;^thaifr� if the civilians .of Scutari - were not allowed to -leave the city the.-dual monarchy would take coercive imeaaures tor compliasice with' its wishes; Italjr took similar .action but without .expressing a threat and Russia, thor friend of Montenegro, advised the V^^ill be Followed by Dissolution and an Election in April Announcement From Unofficial Source Unauthorized-Mr, Ives Addressed Council Matters for discussion at the city council today were : A civic abattoir. The salary raises. ' , The City's finances. � � The filtration plant. . ^ As soon iis. the council had thrown V, - � , open its door to tlie public; W, C. Montpnegrlh goTOrnment to accede to . i^^^g^ of the Board of Trade, again Austria s demand. 'addressed the meeting on the ques- TO PRESENT'LETHBRIDGE CASE ' W.' G. Ives, presidenii of the Board of.Trade, will go to' Edmonton on March; 28tfi' to wait,-.on the Grain Commi-ssion �nd lay before th^m the qlaiims of Let^hbri'dge/for an internal elevator. . fTOHMS SPOIL EASTER' ,, ' IN MERRY ENGLAND  XmAon, - March 24,--The Basteri holiday: was spoiled- toy the temperature;; which Inolud'ed'thunder storms, oy�lonlc';wincls .and ipelting rains,. The pouth coost, wliloh was ^crowded with exc^urslonlBta,.bores the; brunt.rol the attack. , , Theiwest end otliondon was einpty^ 'except'for'crowds of ^'provincial trip-'pe*9. Real springjweather prevailed. Hampsftead Jl'eath, .Hampton Court, apd'Other nearby resbrts were orowd-.ed "With:the,metropoliltan millions. ; 'riRflT' stage",'of; ' , ' , CITY MARKET . vThe"horse mart in oonneotion with toe public marlcet being" Installed by C, j/EJokBtorm'at the Athletic'^Park, wlllopen'on.ffrlday, with .T. A; Smith }n ohairge. Thc market proper 'wlll iitji open: until, .the. arrival of warn honored THE DEAD FIREMEN Mefllolne Hat. ,'M*pch 24.-Large 'crow'de attended the, menuM-Ial services hpldi yesterdaj- In honor of the dead fjlrppien, killed in the explosion last' Wednesday, The funorals on S8i,turdBy and yesterday were vdry "rjsis-^eiy': P't^'^i^'!!^-. ^ymnath�tfo. refer-ejioe%wepe niada la the pulpits yester- %\\\ J"" 0 ' , tion of a civic abattoir. This.i had been explained by lum .at th'j -last meeting of the: council bodyi but the council had - not considered' it owing to the mayor's absence.' = What the butchers o� the oity/want in a civic abattoir, costing about 5500% to $7000, centrally Ibcated,: so that'.tlie-export rae^t trade to B. C. may be resumed. He said that the Herald was in error, on Saturday ir^ statihgithat the butchers had agreed on 'the Picho ir is an.absolute necessity right away, as the railways are �now refusing tq accept, carcasses of beef,' pork' or mvittchi. for shipment-to-B. C. Mr,, Delaney said the � butchers ;Were / willing to use a civic abattoir if one were; built, :but he, did .ijp.t see why they should be! required to build an abattoir when : they already had slaughtorlttg houses establiBbed. B. .1, Cook : also , spoke, /shqwing how the enforcement: of. the ; pominion. Inspection Act :had crippled'his business to B. C.'points.At least UO,-' 000 trade a month with C,has been stopped. An aijattqir is ther&-foro a'n absolute necessity, � , ' "Unless the. city'Passes a byU'jv eii-.foroing the' sale'of ppthing'but'gov-ernra'^nt inspected nwatsinitlie'city,'! he said, "the goverhment,"will '.not appoint an Inspector here.'" .The question waPjU?vder discussion at the time of goirjg 'to prpss, Salary Increjases ' ', The question of ^ salary jnorcasej, which , has been on jthe .table _ sincp' time immemorial,--was before tie star, ol^amber _session W-tl^e counql today also. The cprnjiilfteo had not reported when the Herald went to press, �� ' '-f�'v,5't'7.s:'>nfJ/,;4' Ednionton, Alta., March 2'l.-^The; Legislature is expected to r6rogation, and the'iek eotion will take place in April.- ' A discussion Is pi-omised on the reciprocity Issue. George P. Smltu: member tor Camro8e,:has a resolution on the order paper to the following effect:- .:.'::..:�' "Resol ved, - that this House regrets: that the present government Of thef Dominion of Canada has failed, to make any reasonale effort to secure; to the ..farmers the benefits of ::.widpr-; markets,"  * "V.'!,"' W. G. Niblock Resigned In Medicine Hat and Coriser.vatives Need a Candidate ; Medlclrie Hat, March 2i.-~\V. G. Nlblock, jwho was the Conservative oandidatie; nominated about two years ago to oppose Hon. C. R. Mitchell, has retired from the contest. The local >aTty managers decided to have Mayor Spencer run in Medicine Hat riding against M-r. Mitchell, as this riding contains the city, and assigned Niblock- to Redollffe. He has refused to be shipped and naw the local managers are busy getting some one tO;takehis Plac^^_ LPmERSONWAS GMMIIION HE DIVIDED KTACLEOD CONVEN-TION 30 TO 15 WITH DAVID GREEH* Macleod, March 24.-At "tho Conservative convention on .Saturda)', the unexpected happened, and Robert Patterson, the er.stwhile farmers' candidate, received the nomination. Mr, Patterson, didn't bother with local magnates, he went straight to Calgary and saw Bill Georgeson and Dr. Blow, and they decreed that Mr. Patterson was entitled to the nomination, because of fidelity to the party. There, wera three names-placed before the conv6ntion, Patterson, David Greer and Colin McLeod. The latter withdrew and on a vote being taken, the result was announced, Patterson 30, Greer 15. George Hoad-ley, of Okotoks, delivered an addruss opposing legislation which he supported in the house. SOME ONE BLUNDERED n WING MONET ME mm m m By mm allan Mcpherson, noted lum-, BERMAN shot in thigh-may not live Orillla, Ont., March 24^-In a desperate struggle with a masked burglar last night, Allan McPherson, one of the best known lumber men in the country, was shot in the thigh and so badly wounded that he may not recover. The burglar escaped. Mr. Me-Pherson, who is 65 years old, is the head of the McPherson Lumber Co., and is connected with the Lougford Foundry, the Spanish River Pulp and Paper Co., and other large corporations. NDREOS KILLED IN SWEPT MIDDLE ISI Nebraska Towns Suffered Heavily-Full Report Not Yet Realized J. W. Mar|*haU'.s: Auto-Truck Went Over an Embaukipent Kill-i ing-.,5tini Taer, March 2*.t-J. W. Marshall, of Barney, was: MUed this morning; when his auto truck, with which he was bringing; a lo^d from .hl8"^fa'rm to Taber, .'went overflltte steep embankment on the rlvef. road,'^ five miles north ofthe toWn, rolling on.him and crushing him to deathi �With him... at the Ume was J, W. Deveraux, a . Barney hardware merchant, and another citizen of Barney, ;wh08e name is not yet known. So .far as tbe..Herftld oorreapdndent was able tO'SieaTU these two men escaped fiy jumping. The deceased had come to Barney from Toronto only a year ago, and was .> .;. � .: ;. ? �  ? PREMIER FOR MACLEOD ? Omaha, Neb., March 24.-I!\illy one hundred killed, twice that number badly injured and hundreds of thousands of.dollars worth of property destroyed, briefly tells the story of the tornado which swept through Omaha and its .suburbs at 6 o'clock last evening in an almost strajght pathway four to six blocks wide and more than eight miles long. It was by far the most appalling oatastrophy that ever visited Omaha., Throughout the , stricken districts the :streets are filled with'masses of debris from wrecked houses and uprooted trees and tangled eledtrlc wires, making street movements Impossible, wagon and automobile tr^ivel almost impossible, and offering serious hindrance to rail-' road trafU'c.' The list of dead, al-' though already^ a ^g one, is believed by those who'have been over a good part of the^devasted distrtct, to be but the beginning. It is'certain that the death ,list will reach into the � hundreds after the tangled>debnls has been cleared away. Six Killed at Woodbine Woodbine,' la., March 24.-Tornado struck'here about 7.30 p.m. Sunday and six people were reported killed. Houses were unrooted and there was great property damage. Several at Craig Craigi Neb., March 24.-Several people were killed by'a tornado here Sunday night. Wires are. all down and It is impossible to give details. �Dreadful at Terre Haute Terre Haute, Ind., March 24.-'Twenty-one known dead, 150 were injured, many fatally, and 300 houses were wrecked by a cyclone which swept the southern part of Terre Haute, late Sunday night. The nearby villages of Perth, and Parerton were wiped, out with what loss of life could not be determined early today. Mining Tow/n Dsstroyed Greencastle,5lnd.,-:March 24.-Perth,' a mining town; 10 miles west of here, was practically w;iped: out by a to^-hado last night, iMany persons were Injuredi but no loss ot life has been repoi't'ed. The property. loss is es-; timated at.$50,000, 'Macleod, March 25. - The Liberals of Macleod have invited Premier Slfton to be their candidate at the nfext �provincial election. He has accepted, and will be nominated at the convention to be held on Thursday at 2.30 p.m. ? ? : ? > > > � * MR. lENSEN IS HE mm MAJOR'-Wi C, HUGHES'";,,'/' Chjef accountjint'bf Klngstop.i'eni. tentiary, yh'o lias bean m^ade jnphsotor of ponlte ernment; of penltehtlai'les |)y the Doijilhldrraov- NXARlpbRTRAl'TS OF FREIDMANN r,,lp/p8r8onal ap|Je!^rat)co Dr,5;.Frleid: nDapn"l8?-qulte mod��t.% He i� ii(�itl3i�; though^npt oxtrs(V�Q�ntly:tdre�ie'd|aft 1; ha�&f >yayvof rrinkln^ifclendBJiin ^^^^^^ ^^j^o^^^^^tpitnavr^^ ^ , ' ' " Garden City Tories Will Nominate Him at ' Convention '^^mi......... , _ Uin,{>^WI�� declined an offp�fifly�'i:thM*w�promiuenbly.'( mentioned as a candi'date by his friends. The Liberals are also bestirring themselves. John Turner, president of tho loc^l Liheral a^80ciati6n, spent the week-end.in Catdstpn conferring with the leaders there^i-'and it is very\ likely that their conTOitiop. .^vill - be' held sliprtly after that of t^ie^^pries,, Martm Woplt, the'present'rao.roliel:. is in,the field,tor the-n^mlnatloX'audi lie j^.. almost sure,^/.^foT .Ije'-selected,' ^gftin ,Hugh. Brown.llio'w'over.'^^u'^'l' so lop.ming up a8']Vp;'/^ooJt''s'Qp^B,9n-; ont lor- thc-loadersl�'Pt3'i H t.j^^f JpiOOjOOO Held ui) and Bylaws Will Have to be Voted on Again With a city hall official stationed at the door of tlie council chamber, to warn away all press representatives until three o'clock, the city council went into finance committee at two o'clock to consider, in' cajjv-era, the financial position of the city. Mayor Ilardie, as chairman of the committee, had a lew trite remarks! to make anent certain mistakes in passing local improvement bylaws, which will put the city back at least three months in getting the local improvement deben'tures on the market. These bylaws cover the local improvements for the years 19.10, 1911 and 1912, and in being delayed for three months more in getting the money from these issues, amounting to approximately half a million dollars, the city finds itself in financial straits with the Bank of Montreal. The mistakes In passing the bylaws were discovered by Mr, Btucej K,C., of Toronto, one of the best municipal experts in the Dominion. Fortunatelyi they were, discovered before the de-vi terwopks system.' The recant fl^a, showed that;the:capacity-of'thevtUnlilj'i; was not great enough t� pvovid�' ai* { emergency, suppily to' equal' lar^e/^p^^^: mands, andit is proposed at onee: tai.[i build' a large stand, pi�e sad'/ln�tat,.V: o'tUte^:*mMWiM�i'y. that: will oopp;-witlli�: the "gro-wiS'gf'needs of the town, No-" ohangc wlli' be necessary In the nialn of'-Itoaj^^^.i^ actual sunshine. The possible ih��ra!;' ,'. of sunshine' for the month'ji!i^'qul^4;/i$, ,tlon \yas' 254,- while. the'iaQtoilShoiwd^iif aft this point was 102.3| being 13,' houpa'} 'I . in. excess,.of.'ady:;.other .pofntj'Fhiwo;~ r^ords were kept. , ' With the exception" of --the Paolfle' ' coast, the mean tem'peralnire for' Leth/t'. .:' bridge was the highest of all'the stai tlons, for-.the rsame ; month, . being;, c.'-27.16 F, , , in splt^.of .all the grumbHng, L^h.*_ ; bridge was the warmest spot in>Otoi ada; outside the Pacific coast,, for cember. tend was hot far behind-ih^"' '--j Jinuai'y.rand ' --- --�.......� telling what wlllehow.. and was not far behind-ini' ,-y and February, tho�f)i.-^no/'.^,';,';. /hat the report for ^MaroH*,'i-i^ CARDSTON LIBERAL 00nve)MTION' ' .> * Magrath, ' Ma Liberal convention^'foj;^' < stoii wHl;,be/^:Jfc on Friday,^",3V �, win,eleqt;,v.d,^l M.^^lf m^i^^A ,t3ft� ^^^^^^^^^^^^ - ' .Si 99?376 4269 606377 16 62 53 88 16887065 ;