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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ml xL 1_ e I X W V V Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethbridge, Alberta. Thursday, May Number 121 EXTENDED CALL TO PROFESSOR MODE Pastor Selected for the First Baptist Church Here AN ABLE MAN Preached Here Recently and Has Call Under Consideration Tho First Baptist Church of this has extended k call to tlio liov. P. G. Alodo, professor of English and Classics, in Brandon University, Jlan- tobji, to 'become Us pastor. Mr. Mode is considered to be one of the ablest of the younger men in the Baptis Churcn .today, and will take the de- Src-a of Doctor of Philosophy from Chi- cago University in course within the two or three months. Unknown to many of the congregation here, Prof. Jfode, it seems, at the request of Mr. preached at tbe morning Eervioe in the First Baptist Church a ago last Sunday. During his short stay in Mr. Mode anado careful investigation of various conditions In the city. The officials of the church met last Sunday evrjoing, and decided to extend a unanimous call to Mr. Mode, which that gentleman has at present under consideration, and his decision ia ex- pected within the next week or ten days. The officials of tho church have lain down a policy wnlch spells progress, and hav-a agreed to pay the new pastor a large salary In addition to taking steps to improve the musical service of tho church., Moreover, in .the event of Mr. Mode coming here, which will he about June 1, if he accepts the call, steps will -be taken by the offi- cials of the church towards planning Grand Chief one of the most IS OROZCO AFTER PEACE TERMS BANQUET TO WORTHY MAN Dr. Clark, M.P., Tendered Rousing Reception-Mot Going to Retire Calgary, 'May banquet to D; Clark, M. p., it Olds, was a remark able tribute to one of the ablest par liamontarians In Canada, ati-d a demonstration which left no doub and gave rise to" reports that popularity Of the member DELAY IN CLASH BETWEEN TROOPS'CAUSING SPECULA. TION IN MEXICO Mexico City, MM., May, bat- tle lias occurred yet between General Huerto, the Federal coniinalider and tiie revolutionists at Torrcon. A de- spatch from Huerto to President Ma- dero yesterday said that the troops were in good spirits and lie was pleased with the discipline. He denied the story that the federals had fired upon volunteers by mistake at Ber- niejillo, killing twenty of them. A. very long telegram froni General ITtlfirto has caused much speculation nf peace were being discussed by the federal commander and General Oro- zco. President Madcro, Secretary for Red Deer, DT. Clark, in tho course of his mas terly. address, look occasion to repud iato the rumor that he is retiring from hood "of Locomotive Engineers. zco. Juan .Sanchez, Ado, however, declares j public me. jje is a thorough-going Co that it contains nothing of that na-l nadian, and whether in or oat of turc, that instead it treats of Ibe. liamont would devote his life to plans of campaign. He asserts that slating In the upbuilding of this coun- there grounds for fiiat the government is treating proposes to treat v.'ith Oencral Orn- NEW DESIGN OF SHIP WHICH COULDN'T SINK the erection new church on the corner ot Fourth av- enue and Twelfth street. During the present unonth, Rev. Mr. Noted German Authority Suggests New Type of r Ocean Liner Berlin, May That all plans for increasing tiie safety on the sea will be nhurivs unLi! radical- ly alter tiie entire s'ystcm of con- struction, is. the theory advanced by Prof, Otto kretchmer, dean of the Marine' Engineering Department of the .'rcchnical High School. ISMAY SAILS FOR HOME Tiie professor., who is Cicnnaii foremost1 sluphuilfling authority, is Groom, _of -Diamond will ohnrge of the services. take GOVERNMENT HAS NO EVIDENCE OK IT Washington, May Taft today informed the sonate that the department of state has no evi- dence whut-ovor adequate to show any acquisition of land or any intention or desire to acquire land, whether di- rectly or indirectly in CVIexico iby or on part of the imperial Japanese govern- ment. The president's Message was ia responee to the senate calling for information'regarding aa alleged pur- chase of land at Mugdalena Bay by th-3 Japanese government or a Jap- anese company. aboutr to make .public in tlio Journal of Practical Machine .HuilfHng, a Gerr man-American machinist's plans of a novel, uusinkable trans-Atlantic vessel of the largest diniensions. Prof, Kretchmer is inspired to give publicfty to his ideas at this time by the international inquest over the Ti- tanic disaster. As the great shipping lilies, lie as- serts cannot he persuaded to, abandon the old style of construction, he hopes the "travelling-' public will take the i itiative and demand that shipbuilders throw tradition to the 'wind and re- sort to scientific engineers for guar- anteeing the safety pf liners. Prof New York, May Bruce Ismay, 'managing director of the International Alercantile .Marine, boarded the White Star liiinr AdT'atic tO'Jav, shortly before noon, prepara- tory to sailing for Europe. Mr. Ismay went at once to his state declined to -make another statement.' The Adriatic sailed at 12 o'clock. fry. Premier Sifton delivered. a speech, which aroused the audience to great enthusiasm. He gave a review of the development of Alberta under the Lib-eral government. HOD. Duncan. Marshall, Hon. A. G. McKay, Dr; Campbell, M. P, P.; James Short, K. C., and sevsrai others also spoke. Altogether it. was one of the most notable political gatherings ever hold in Alberta. HOMELESS LIST IS m ANOTHER BREAK IN MISSISSIPPI LEVEE ADDS TO GREAT FLOOD LOSSES PETER PAN WAS KING OF THE MAY BEAUTIFUL SCENE IN KENSING- TON PARK.WHERE CHILDREN WERE GIVEN SURPRISE London, May Day brought f, fairy's gift to the many young 'folk of London, wlio play every day In the beautiful Kensington Gardens. Our-' ing the watches of tho night there had j been 'much Bustle about the ScTDon-l Line, and. when the youngsters came to run about In tho they saw no trace of any human agency laving assisted to provide .the sur- prise awaiting them. Peter Pan was .here, blowing his pipe, seated on tho stump of a tree, with fairies, mice and acjulrrelg all around. Throughout the day the statue was an object of de- Ight and interest to hundreds of child- ren, and if J. M. Ba.-rie, the donor, and Sir .Georpo Frampton, R.A., came to have a look they must have been am- ply repaid for the trouble they had aken. Sir Georgn Frampton's statue of WOOLF, A WINNER, IS THE CANDIDATE Barrte's "Boy who never grew up" is delightful conception. Neither tho onor nor the sculptor would hear of formal inauguration, and the Office f Works fell in with their happy Wea. WARREN, S.' STONE rand Chief Engineer of.the Locomo tlva Engineers! whon. difference! with the railways will be arbitrated, thus averting a .great strike. EIGHT MINISTERS IN THE NEW CABINET PLEASING BIRTHDAY GIFT New Orleans, La'., May spripus outbreak occurred lale yes- tcriiay in river levees at Terras, the-west side ot the swollen stream. The break caii.a .it ii.30 o'clock and within 2 hours TIM A SCO''feet of (oot'emhankincntj 1 had been'carried away. No lives are reported la have lost. A large! 'orce of workmen and material, were immediately ordered to the scene and London, May Coun- cil of the Royal Society of Lit- erature has determined to award the gold medal of the Society to Thomas Hirdy. Tho last recipient was Geo. Meredith. The medal wilrte Hardy on his birthday, June 2. effort is being made to check the .Tevasse.' Unless thetcxovasse can he closed, which seemed doubtful today, the already heavy tolls in property inestimable damage will be added to TA 1U TR A VFI Tflf FTHFR 1 1 1 UUL 1 IlUl BRYCE HANDS OUT THICK TREACLE WON'T LEAVE AMERICA HE LIKES THE PEOPLE THERE SO VERY MUCH 'destruction. A "permanent crevasse Commons, Sydney Buxton, the Presi. San Francisco, May Bryce'at Torres n.eans the inundation otl ot the Boari1 of. promised Malcolm McKcnzie i s Slated for Portfolio of Finance Calgary, May "News-Tele- Cardston Liberals Place Able Man in the Field UNANIMITY Prevailed at the Splendid Nominating Con- vention (Specl.l to The Herald.) Cardslon, May unanimity and enthusiasm, {Martin Weolf, one of the and most reipeeUd citizens ot Cardrftou, waB as the Liberal candidate in the forthcom- ing: for the Alberta Leg- islature. Unlike the Conservative convention, there was no The man ivith the highett vote re- ceived the nomination. At the Mich- ener jjurty gathering, the lowest man' on the Jiallot, John Parrish, was choi- on as the standard while :the ilghest man, Anthony Rasmussen, was aldetracktd, and plicated with'the Job: of postmaster, a very competent and 'official, Ammon Mercer, leine ousted by the Lord High Kxecu- ioner, William There was a keen and friendly contest for tiberal nomination between Mar- in Woolf, nominated fby Brown, if Cardston, and L. Jelllff, :o( Spring and John 'E. .Brad- haw, cne of the 'biggest and best far- gram is responsible for the followms I, siory of the coming cabinet changes i Provmcml elections to fill the The vote wag clo.ej but Mr vacancy caused by the resignation ot Woolt selacted on the tint John M..Woolf, M'l in the Cards-'lot, and his nomination was made un- ton district and to new anlmoui, apllauBe. cabinet appointments, publication of Mr Woolf has been a resident ot which will shortly lie made, will he Carditon smc8 1891 He has always held-on Monday, Maj 27, and in all active interest in public af- proiiabilitv there will te five and ia, on8 of ths j-ions -j zens of the town. la very highly respected, an able and fluent speaker, and will make a splendid SUGQEsriON OF. ..SAFETY MEAS- URE DURING SEASON OF ICE BERG DANGER London, Slay the House of '0s s not going to take Sir Edward Grey's vast sugar cane lands along the hank in- I place as foreign secretary in the Eng- for a distance of 60 miles. While the Torres break PREMIER BACK IN OTTAWA Ottawa, May Borden ar- rived In Ottawa today, after a months' holiday at Hot Springs, Va. He looks much tienefitted from his and stated, on his return, that he.felt the improvement. ;He added that his plans for .the summer had not .been settled. Sir Wilfrid .Lanrler is noli- dayisg at Richmond, Va., but is ex- pected home shortly, Krctchmcr thinks done by building this can best b 'tetrahderal" shi 3 Jlsh cabinet, he said, before leaving for Australia yesterday. .He is not' going to England for any purpose. Dis- some rellcl froln the enormous pres- cussing the rumors current as to the isurc aKa'nst the levees south o! that probability of his leaving Washing- point Ihe flood waters arc from a half ton to succeed Sir Edward .Grey, 'the to two ieet above the previous j high record marks from Baton Rouge with a tapering bow; gradually. and nothing more' south and prospects of other crevass- creasmg in width to a broad stern.. llmn rllmor. r am not golng to Eag. He asserts that tiie "telfahdcral land. I am going to Australia. It is type" given vastly more stability, onlv a holiday, but I am coming back t than at present being constructed So to America, and shall end here. T Registered Jil feet, a foot and that power to restore equilibrium iu- have grown to like the American thc rec0rd and at creases the more the vessel is out oi es are extremely grave. .At Baton Rouge the guage last to consider a suggestion that Great Bri "TV'latcst rumor is that Malcoln Macketeie, M.L.A. for Claresholm, is to be taken into thc cabinet, along with Hon. C. W. Cross, J. R. Boyle, M.L.A. for Sturgeon and Charles Stewart', of Sedgcwick. "At tiie prnssnt time thc cabinet is composed of Hon. A L Sifxon, pre- mier, minister of public works, min- ister of telephones, minister of rail- tain MhouM arrange with tho United Wa5's and provincial treasurer, Stales that at the time when ice bergs' are about, great liners shouli travel two together. He added, how ever, that he doubted if the plan was feasible. WILL RE-ORGANIZE LAW BRANCH Ottawa, .May genenhl re-or- ganization of'tbo law branch of the Commons is in progress, following the Investigation-liy 'Prof. Adam Short and Mr. W. D. Hogg, K. C. en- iliiiry closed this morning. It is anti- cipated that to prevent further friction the personnel.of the branch will be changed. WILL IT BE PERMANENT? Ottawa, May Archibald Bh head of the Census and Statistics 'branch of the Department of Trade and Commerce has asked for leave o: absence owing to til-health. balance. Another striking feature of his design is that it is a ship.within a ship with tn'o distinct .one within the other. Tiie -inner ijoily which is entirely independent of the outer, contains all the. and boilers and is wallctl in with steel without communicating doors into the outer structure. (Cnntlnur.nl, pane 7) pte. They are so alive, so invigorat- Orleans at 1 p.m. the guage reg- ing, so honest, so open-souled." AN AFFLICTED FAMILY High River, Alta., JIny Death yesterday visited the Dick family, the which now fifth time in less than two years, this time claiming the young wife of Ward Dick. Less than three months ago, tiie deceased became the bride of Mr. istcrcrl 20.S feel, a half foot above the record stage. Reports frnni wirth added several thousand victims to the homeless list totals over Dick, and came west health. in excellent BIG INCREASE IN WAGES HAMMOND BROKE WALKING RECORD "A REPROACH TO CHRISTIANITY" S. 'London, Sly Griffith jfr Thomas, of Toronto, addressing a largo church gathering, here, spoke of tho overlapping iu re- ligioua work in Canada as be- ing terrible. "Several denom- he said, "are compet- ing in one small area, while vast territories reinained un- touched, and in certain west- ern districts the type of church- mnnship developing was unsttit- ,able to flic country." In spite ot the fact that reiwrts from the north some time ago predict ed serious labor trouble this summer between" the government telephone system and its employees oyer the wage schedule, no action has 'been tak- en by the electrical workers, and yes terday, without, any previous intinrn tion, tho employees of- the system here were Informed of a very material in crease in-the wages'set forth in the wage schedule of a year ngo, tho new wagt to go into effect on May'l, The action of the government was.alto: gethev unexpecteil hy !the men, and received with great rejoicing in the camp here. Tho wage increase variea From ten to twenty per conf. increase, the high- est being seventy-five cents per day in some of the classes; others increases of from twenty-five, to'fifty cents The following are sonje of the wag- es set forth in the new acale, being tho minimum nnd maximum per day: Exchange.foremen Cxch'angc sub-foremen.. 4.25 :tural ft UO, foreman., 4.00.... 4.50 hango finomen li.OO..., -1.00 lc splicers ......7.. f7Gi Swltclikoard men Travelling switchmen Inspectors 3.00... 3.00... 3.7fi. 3.75 i ANOTHER AVIATOR PAYS THE PENALTY Berlin, May Hoenli, the aviator, here today of injuries re- ceived last evening in a fall from his monoplane. He was trying out his ma- chine, and was ninety feet from the ground dropped. According to spectators HoosK was jarred oul: of his seat when h-e turned a curve rath- er sharply. DUEL RESULTS FATALLY Berlin, -May -Springen, and an army surgeon, named Bruen- jng, fought a duel with pistols ai, Has- tatt, in Baden yesterday, under the regulations of a military court of lion- Lieut. Springen was killed. Charles R. Mitchc'l, attorney-geneial and minister of education Hon. A, J. McLean, mmistei of municipalities and provincial secret an, ami lion. riculr Dundsin M.trshall, minister oi ture. "The latest statement in political circles is that thc new cabinet, will he a working cahinefc, and that there arcl bearer. He accepted'the. nomjna- will he no niinmler.s without port- tion in a few words, declaring he was folio. This would mean eight minis- ters in thc new cabinet, and would tive of this progressive and prosper- ous constituency. In another respect, the Liberal conV ventlon was unlike .the Conservative convention, in that it was open to tho general public. While the accredited t delegates -did the voting, ciiizens of all 'shades of politics were dur- ing th-s proceedings. A free and fair choice was made, and no one had least to complain. At the beginning J, elected temporary; chairman, and T. S. Low, temporary secietary. Oreaniua tlou was at once proceeded with, a credential committee, being appointed; and after their report had been brought m and adopted, the balloting took place, and by a vote of 2G to 21 Mr. WooH was chowin. stand- probably leave Premier. Sifttm-minis- ter oi railroads and telephones Hon. C. W. Grose, attorney general.; l-Ton Archie McLean, provincial secretary Hon. Charles Stewart, minister o municipalities lion I. R. Boyle, minister of education Hon. C. H Mitchell, minister of public works, [-Ion. Duncan Marshall, minister of agriculture and Hon. Malcolm Mac- kenzie, provincial treasurer. In many of the above cases the min- imum wage represents the 'maximum wage before this schedule went into effect. The working conditions have London, May slock ex- change May day holiday is a survival of the time's when thc Hank of Eng- land to fee closed on May first, so that the books might he balanced. I Nearly forty members ibok part in a' day, at which decided to send n walk (o Brighton, which has become largo State exhibit of -dry-farmed pro an annual event-, The race was won ducts, and a large delegation of repre- hy T. K. I-Mininond, who covered thc sentative bankers, agricultural experts BIG EXHIBIT FOR CONGRESS Tepeks. Kan., May 2.--An imporl mt- conference was held here yester may bo said that tho Alberta tel- ephon-a system is now paying wages which compare very favorably wjth those in effect anywhere on (he contfn ent, and that consequently the em- ployees are a much better class of men.than is usually found in the em- ploy of the telephone companies. It is needless to make any remarks about tho opinions nf fbn men coneorDing the action of tho department. At the present time tbe telephone system has a large force of men em- ployed in the city. During the tho outside construction work was ox- tended so that the city is wired for -V'OO telephones, there 'being thut tapacJly on the main nick in the ex-; WILL BUILD TO SUNDIAL Assurance has .been given th- SnnHia! district 'that ths C. P, R, line from Suffiald to Klpp will reach there this year from the west end, the company hav- Ing decided lo build 25 more miles of line than at first 4 tended. It li alto likely that the line will be graded from the east end to the Little Bow River this year. treasurer of the International Dry- Farming Congress, who arrived from Kansas City yesterday.morning; Prof. W. M. Jardino, executive committee- man for Kansas of the International Congress; Secretary P. D. Coburn, Of the Slate Board of Agriculture; Pres- ident T. A. Dorman, of the Kansas State Fair Association; Secretary Asaoclatlon; Secretary Rickenbacher, of the State Realty Dealers' Associa- tion; Arthur Capper, publisher of tho Capital; I. D. Graham, editor of tho Kansas Farmer; A. L. Nichols, edi- tor of the Missouri Vailey Farmer; T. A. .McNciil, editor of the Fanners' Mail and Breeze, and several of the direct- ors of tho Topeka morco. Chamber of Com- At a luncheon, following the confer- ence, served in the banquet hall of the Chamber of Commerce, it was arrang- ed to organize a special state commit- tee to finance and collect a large exhi- bit of dry-farmed products to be sent to the Dry-Farming Exposition, at Lethbridgo next October. It was al- so arranged to provide special classes at the county and State fairs, with o view to obtaining beat products grown in tills section this year, and to offer such valuable prizes as -will in- duce the keenest competition. i There was some talk of Topeka en- tering the contest for the next Inter- mit ionah.Congress, 'but while no def- inite action was taken, it was .tho sense of the mco.tine- fhnt. Knnfinn might co-operate with Oklahoma City, in.tbe efforts of that city to obtain thfe 10.1.1 Congress, with a view of Topeka being in lino for 191-1. "If Kansas sends an eXhilfli to iUtfe- bridge, it will be second none in the said Secretary Rlekeu-j bacher, In commenting upon the plans] decided upon -by the representatives! (Continued on page J in entire sympathy with the policy of the Sifton government, and would use ery legitimate effort to -retain the constituency in tbe Liberal ranks. An organization committee wag nani ed, with (Mark Spencer, of Cardstcm, chairman; Fred Turner, of Magrath, vice-chairman, S; tary. The District Liberal Association, was re-organized, with Mark Spencer, president, Geo. W. Heathershaw vice- president, an-d Hugh secre- tary. Before the meeting closed, A. Buchanan, M. P., and Dr. Weeks brief addresses. Both declared the Liberal party still stood-for the policy of larger markets, and Wire s'AtliflfKl that the measure upon which the Lib-1 cral government had been defeated (Cfntlnutfl.on 7) v DROPPED DEAD IN AUTOMOBILE .While driving in his auto- mobile thig> Babb, of Bft'bb Maclean, proprietors of tho Assinaboihe Hotel, 'Medi- cine Hat, -dropped deadi with- out a word of warning. Death was caused by heart failure. Mr. Babb, who was about GO years of age, was one of the best known and most popular men iu Medicine Hat. He was one of the old-timers of the dis- trict, Him iiia HUUUUU lieiitil came as a shock to his many friends Nsws of the death of 'Mr. Bftfcb reached this city this morning, Mr. OUbert Lo Blanc, of the Alexandra Cigar store, receiving word from cine Hat agency. ;