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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume V. Lelhbridgc, Alberta. WcdiK'sday, May I, Ml2 N umber 120. Neither Jostling Nor Dispute-Police in Full Con- trol of Crowd-Over 300 Sought Free Farm in South Alberta llanlly a ripple of oxcitomeni mark- ed the opening of tho last urea.I laml rush Southern Alburta, wlu-ii. at nine o'clock this the doors of the Land office were thrown open lo admii. the land-seekers who Hind gathered, on serin-nip for tlidinselvvy a. Sunny Alberta farm or half or (Barter o." a section of the .McIihVi-e lease thrown open for entry today. It was (1m most peaceful him! rush in the history of a IK! tlwro have been hind rushes here in days pone by which have down on ihc pstgpjj oi history as "haiT mis- ers." In fact, the rush was almost as quiet, as the farming will he when the three'townships, which fii- tui on today are dotted with little farms, aud producing instead of thou- sands o-f cattle, thousands of bushels of famous Alberta Red. The ''boomers" were conspicuous by their absence. Thoiv turn came last. when seven or eijclit, who, j yesterday, stated th-oir determination i of starling something, were gently tak I ou in hand by tho police, anil walked j to the police station to appear at ten j o'clock this morn ins for obstruction j of peaceable pedestrians. When ihe doors of the office were i i.hrown open, all were in line. So i uuxiuug .some of the prospective landowners, not to niws their chance chance of a they j spent whole night in Ins vi- I ciaity of the Lamf office, lest they mifcht oversleep, and so "lose out." on u nooil thing. However, ihe police j :nade good and certain that 'here was no loitering during the night, and a special oi four men was told off to patrol the district. (Continued on page 7) HON. A. G. MACKAY FOR AlbERTA moil ton, is understood that lion. A. MauUuy, late leader of Uu; Lib- cral oposUUm in Ontario, will rake up tliu practicu of law here. Great Falls Men JDu- T. P. Project Great Kails, April ;iO. Representing uJiie Hoard of Trade of Maclcod, AHa., nud in Great. Falls on a. commission from that board to secure cooperation or the local Board of Commerce and business -men In interesting the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company to project si line through the province of Alberta into Montana, at least as fai- ns Great Tails, A. F. Grady, acting [Mayor of that city, and P. F. Kort- right, one of the loading business men there, wore given a hearing yesterday afternoon mean- j rnnnmuno- nnrfhimlles for com- will reconsider llic question lo- homc for use in their work. lhc aml iht> mfR' I reopening of Dardanelles for com- Th'i proposition most generally tillle wil1 to ;lhe.. nierce. It. is aunnmiced ftom Coii- ored is to try to sot the Grand Trunk ships- Monday the .Seamen's and stantinoplc that the, council of min- Pacitic to bring ite line down through Firemen's union- passed a resolution jiie State parallel with tlie Great i declaring that its meti-'bers would r.e- Shelby line, but about :iO or fuse to sail on any vessel unless a 40 miles to the west of'the Great, linion official was present when the Northern, through Teton county's beat; ,nan for voyage- farniiog country, ;md then into this city. It would bring; the road thvough n eection where there would, il is .1 be coinnarativey httlo work in I making cuts and HllinE, and where i ffi ,B WILL BE OPEN SUNDAYS The Soo and Welland cannls will unlil congcaUon grade would be cent. AUTO OVER BANK: DRIVER DROWNED! Winnipeg. April K. IJIGOV, manager oE the Hreen Olotor i Co., living with MB fnmlly in Ayneslie Cinirt, went the high or the river, back of the Agricultural col- loso Hnnday night, with his automobile nnd met death. The machine wns found at. tlie foot of tho high bluff yes- terday, almoat completely submerged. DAMAGES IN SEA ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY REASON OF HIGHER NEW MARINE LEGISLATION Berlin, May government yes- clav. TO PREACH TO JOHN D. Rev. Cornelius Woelfkin, professor of caK Seminary, has been chosen as tho successor to ihc Rev. Dr. Charles R Aked. pastor of lhc Fifth avenue Bap- tist Church in New York' City. This is the church attended by John D. Rockefeller MANY HAPPY RETURNS! His Royai Highness the Duke of Con- naught, horn May 1, 1350, celebrating the 62nd anniversary of his birthday. HERE TEDDY LEADS THE BUM Have Secured a Site in Block 42, Burdett Street and Will Erect Brick Temple With Handsome Facings-Home for All City Lodges A handsome new Masonic temple Is iho latest building project In sight, in this city, the cost oi which will'be in the neighborhood of Today North Star Lodge No. -S, A. F. and A. M., purchased the north halt! lots 1 to 4, block 42 (Burdett on which they will erect a magnificent, up to date two storey brick building, will be faced with white stone. The new edifice, plans for which are at present in course of preparation, will be elaborately fitted up for the ;venience ol the various Masonic lodges in the cits'. At present a new Masonic lodge Is In course of 'being: uatltutcd. in tho North Ward. In ad- dition to this there are on this side oi the tracks Lodge No. 39, aud the Shekinah Chapter of Royal Arch Masons. H la nmlorfifood thnt v. special effort will be made to have tho new tomple completed by the time of the Dry-Farming Congress. Lethbridgo la making great 3ioad- wny in the planning of neir With tho crecUou ot the iLahor Temple and tho Masonic structure, and possibly tho building of one or two fine churches thia yaar, the city will tuko on a metropolitan appear- ance, which will catcli the eye of the vialtor. A gentlemtin, who has travelled a great deal, and who haa a very shrewd business head ou hiu shoulders, in- formed tae Herald today that he pre- dicted a population of ito.OOO for Loth, bi'idge within the next five years. This is no mere hot-air talk, but the opinion of one who has had a Jarge and varied in the development of cities. PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION IS STRONG FOR PROGRESSIVES WILL OUST PENROSE Harrislmrg, Pa.. May Roose- velt faction, which expects to control ihe Republican State convention to be held ho re today, plans to name a pro- gressive ticket from top to bottom. There were rumors of coinproaiiye j C. 1J, R., di-srl at midnight, .af- A FRANCHIS Vancouver, B.C., May Oborne, general superintend- ent of the B.C. division of the and trades on the various candidates to be selected, but the Roosevelt lead- ers declare that their delegates will name the entire ticket. The regular Republican organization, under the leadership of United States Senator Penrose rtkl not show its hand yester- day, and the rank and file of the Pen- rose followers, do not ex nee t that the lenders of the regular organization will put up a fight for any offices. The regulars concede that the Roose- velt faction, headed by Former State Senator Wm, Flynn, 0C Plttsburg, will name tho twelve delegates at large, but they had hope that many of Lhu Roosevelt delegates at large would turn in -for some of the Penrose candi- dates on the -remainder of the ticltct. The Flynn loaders say that in addi- tion to naming the entire ticket, they will also select the Stat.o chairman and that the National delegates will elect former Senator Flynn as Sena- tor P-enrose's successor in the Repub- lican National convention. WENT OUT ON STRIKE Hamburg, May thousand workmen, employed in the branch es- tablishment here of the can shipbuilding yard, went on strike yesterday. tor two days' illness. Pneu- 'monia was the cau'je of death. It was so sudden, Oborne's 1'riends hardly know of it. 11. Marpole, executive agent of the C. P. H., and former sn- perinteiideiit, was -ready to go to California today on holiday, bin will probably postpone his trip. j? Proposal Made by Coni- to Taber Taber, April Kenaston and Mr. Starnes, of St. Paul, spent yester- day in Taber. These gentlemen arV directors of the Canada West Coal Co., and spent tho diiy looking over tiislr property here, and. in consul tat ion with thoir now super in tendeutj Sir. J. R. Howard. In the evening they held a confer- ence with the town council in the OF SITUATION BOAT BUILDERS SCRAP OVER PRIVILEGES OF MAKING LIFE SAVING APPARATUS London.. May rush demands rafts and lifeboats has had a re- markable sequel at which has resulted in the stopping of work at many boat yards. The trouble is due to a Ions standing dispute be- tween ship carpenters and shore car- pouters. The former conieud that the latter have no right to work at boat- making. Tho rush of orders that, fol- lowed tlie Titanic disaster naturally caused all the employers (o engage ev- j cry available hand. town hall, and discussed several -mat- ters of interest to the ratepayers. The electric lighting plant, which is owned by the Coal Co., came in 'for a good deal of discussion, as there Jiuve been many complaints about the quality ot the service given the town ever since the plant was installed. Apparently, both the town and the company have been losing through the shortBishieil- nsBs of tho former managers, who, it is alleged, have reported the service to be good. Since their visit, however, tho directors nave realized the true state of affairs, and are preparing to give the town au up to date and, com- plete equipment. The directors hist night made a tentative proposition, to the council, which boiled down, meana that if tho town win give ths company a twenty-year franchise, they will in- stall it fully modern plant, which will" be callable of furnishing the town wiih light ai.'d yower as long SB the frau- ohiee holds. They will instai an alter-' nating current system, with day Bad night service. This subject is feeing among the .business this ir.ornhig, many of whom were pie TneVeTu'uVas last mSM' Imd the ,aM TilS oolB? and reLed to work with the or- hllve conseiiUd to U the trouble is not settled meet the town halt way, and itate that Halifax, Jlay bodies of two Montrealers recovered from the scene of tlie Titanic wreck, II. .1. Allison and Leopold Weiss, were claimed today. Arrangements were made 10 despatch tlie body oi1 Mr. Allison ;it once lo Chusterviiie. Ontario. while tlie hotly of I.eonuld Weiss, a young Swiss sculptor, will be for warded to iMontreul. It had not. known that the body o-f -Mr. Wetes had heon ro- rovcTc-il until the came into port yesterday, so-thcre was A PECULIAR SITUATION Boston, -Mass., iMay rotta emerged todny from her first .Troeftlcntial primary election to find dial Kojtubiican voters had cxpressprl j for re-uomination Pren-! Jiient Tfift, -but, notwithstanding, had pivcn Col. Hooscvoll IK O'l' tho Sfi tiele-1 gates to the National convention. Tho j IK of the Stiite expressed n vroforenoe for Speaker Clmmp Clark, although a. majority of the flelogaten to rtnltiniore will go pledged to Gov- ernor Foss. MILLS CLOSED The Woodstock Ccrea! Mills FOR TITANIC FUND The Dominion govoriimunt. hns vot- td -I'or the Tituulc fund. nobody here to receive it. terilay Inid lieiorc the tlicj This however, his 1'riondy hill (lr.iliug with cnlli.sions at sea, the, j in Montreal telegraphed lo Ihn relief aiilins of ships in distress, salvage j and other simihir inattors. Thft hill thr Ocriuan law into harmony with (lie iutoniationjil acjrcctiK'tits ralified by the Reichstag in The hill does nj4 allnu- indemnities when collision is proven lo ho or hy reason of a higher committee of tho American Hetl Cross Society here, them to identity Hie 'hod y and forward if. The Ci'oss Society hero is doing all the work of idf-niificiiMon and forwarding here, Tor unable to make the Ions journey to Halifax, and there is suit much Idea ion to be done. Up to yostordny afle-rnoon. While Star here wero under the; im- pression thnt the dead on board tlie Mackay-BoniK'i.i had been identi- no fewer than of the 100 bod JOB j to Halifax were unidentified, j The following is the revised lis! of bodies declaimed from bodies recovered. brought, to Halifax, bodies buried at sea. bodios buried at sea, bodies brought, to Halifax, fied hrouglit. IQ Halifax, bodies emhalnictl on s-hip. lOtl. y, it will further complicate the difficulties of the ship owners. WANTED NOTED SENATOR TO GIVE LECTURE ON OCEAN NAVIGATION KUT Those relatives, who went to tho! ficd, wiUi ihc of and that Mayflov.-crr rink yesterday n-fternoon, list, of the identified rcfcrr-1 to attempt ideiHlflciitlon of relatives Londotl ud to ih.wi! on hoard. j and had a horrifying usperi-1 of ;j hall in Umdon (I. caust'ft HOiiuuliing like constcrnn- c-iuv. ,0 Senator Smith, inviting him tion it v.iis discovered Inter thai I (Continued on pago 7) tlieatrc on the ques- aud the safety of Chas. M. Hays was Not a Very Rich Man to UNO hen the Vtain causes. collision is due FERlfiE MAN TO BE REG'INA'S "CITY ENGINEER Una. Sp.yk., April Pot- tor, I'.He., of Fern it.1, at. tonight's mcetlnt; of fho Council, appoint- ed in succession Id L. A. recently appointed a city Si. Louis, May to officials of the St. Louis Union Trust Company, the estate of the late Charles M, Hays will be less than one hundred thousand dol- lars, and as far as known consists of nothing but real estate In this city, 11. al) probability a certi- tied copy the will, naming his widow as administratrix, will be ftled in the Probate Court today. Krgliia, Mask., definite aiiruHiiHvuit'ni has been made regard- ing (he dale of liie el- oe-tioos, but. who claim inside knowlcdKi', hi'-.v will he .fune 17. 17 Reciprocity Favored by Sir Louis Davies HON. MR. MITCHELL BACK KdmoDfoii. April C. H. Miteholt rrtnriK'd yetitcrdfiy from Cal- ifornia, wiu-ro ho luis spc-nt the yix week P. Mr. Mitchell Is much iin- proved In hralih after MB rest. Jliv, Mitchell will remain south for ML-verul wcolte Joygyj'. Boston, May Louis Day ioa, judge of the Supreme Court of CaiiaJa, was the principal speak sr at the annual banquet of the In- tercolonial Club night. He declared himself In favor or reci- procity between tlie United States and Canada. He said the annexa- tion of Canada to the United States was absolutely impossible. they will give service and rates that will compare favorably with any otfeer town in the province. It has been known for some time that the com- pany has been considering the advis- ability of establishing a brick mail- ing ulant on their property bore, the directors last, night stated tnii plans we30 at present being j -fid with that end In view, and it possible that Taber -brick might -ho oh the market before fall, In timo to tate) oary of a good deal of, tills eeasan't j huBinesB, Frora tests made, ;t appearu that a hrick of excellent quality, pro- bably a better pressed brick thau la made anywhere else in Alberta, can be manufactured frqnr tho Tnber clay. A car of tho clay baa been sent to Mon- treal, and Mr. Kenaaton told the moot- that. Iva had soen the brick madti Senatcr! from tho clay, and so good was tho., sample, thaf, ho 'believed th-j company lion of liniTB ai sea. Tlicy recoivcd tho fol- lowing reply from Mmilh: "h would impossible aud incon- should they decido to put In u plant with my position ad a United put lii one of the beet and most Senator to accept your invlla- modern plants obtainable. Tho question of tho town er of the management of luS ft of lunti to bo subdivided hull says ihnt Senator and Cor jiurpoaca, waa Smith could have price. named his own GEORGE GRAHAM'S BODY IDENTIFIED Halifax. luniy of j mentioned, aud thu directors consent- ed to make the u p.'OiwSitlon "Oi: several acres of the eojiipanv's pro- perty close to the track, and through which spurs ooitld ho run at mini- mum oi expenso. The msoting was fovmal one, and tho pftrticiuants Orovjro 15. tJraham. litlo Kuropf-an buy- exprcssud themselves ag iolng well or for thu Kuton firm, htm been nunil.-) plenaed at the ronfurence, aud 'belief entified by his hroUu-r-lii-Iuw. MI Dr. Jackson. The body was in ;ui ex- CQllcut o.f prcsjcrvatjoii, IB a bailor understand- between tho town and tho ;