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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 2, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta \ OJLUME VI. TWELVE PAGES Lethbridpfe, Alberta. Friday. May 2, 1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 120 Department Hoping that Consolidated Schools V/ill Multiply and Thus Help Some Edmonton, Alta., May 2.-Tho lure of matrimony and the glitter of gold to bo picked up in otlict mure remun-^rativc occunations Is causing a constant drain upon tho vanUs of the teaching profession in Alberta which amounta' to annually about litiojn per cent of the total number of teachers employed. In addit on new schools are opened at the rate of almost one per day, which means thdt besides the littcen per cent Which has to bo niadie up, additions to the school staffs of the province amounting to an increase of twcniy per cent of the total must be supplied. At the lowest estimate Alberta requires at least 600 new teachers annually in addition to thosi trained in Alberta. To staff schools already existing 3r)00 teachers arc regularly employed winter and summer, while in some districts the schools are open during July. To meet the constantly fsrowing demand for teachers the ecSucation department is extending the normal schools of the- province, and providing special short courses to fit teachers from otlier provinces and also from Great Britain and America to teach in the Alberta schools. But last year Alberta trained teachers amounted to scarcely thirty per cent, of the new teachers to whom teachers' certificates were grantrd. One of the ways in which the difficulty may be mot is by the consolidated schools which are heing established under the provisions of tho schools act amendments passed at the last session of the legislature and by which small school districts may '^e merged, thus allowing of larger schools and graded classed the provincial government making grants to tlie school districts towards the cost of conveying tho children to ;;tho central school.. A great deal of'^'in'teres't. IS bc'ng shmvh �in the act q,ud . requests arc being made to tho department to visit school districts and explain the meth-' od of procedure. It is expected that by July a considerable number of consolidated school districts will have to be formed. ABOLISH PLURAL VOTING : > ? ? ? : ? � ? ? ? > ? : o ? ? ? ? ? ? London, May 1.-The House of Commons tonight passed the second reading oE the Plural Voting Bill without division. A motion to reject It was defeated, 31-i to 227. This Is a iblll to abolish plural voting at elections in the British Isles. ? ? ? ? ? : ? > ? ? ? HIS LEG WAS BROKEN Medicine Hat, May 1.-Thomas Chlsholm, while working at tlie new wnterworka plant tqday bad his leg broken by a cave-In, which tlirc him over the pipe on which he was working. CALGARY HAS II M LETHBIGE MILK IN IVIAYOR SINNOT'S TOWN CHEAPER THAN IN THIS CITY Calgary consumers are now getting their milk for 8 cents per i quart. Lcthbridge dairyiiKn say that Held Up Passcnser Train at there is no immediatp chance of them , � following suit. Local consunifrs now pay 10 cents prr quart for their milk. Nearly all the local deilers are in the new creamery company. PICTURE OF ROYAL FAMILY London, May 2.-The report thnt a group of the Royal Family which it was announced Jdhn Lavery, U. S. A., was paining, is a gift to the nation by Wm. Hugh Spottlawoode, F. C. S., ot the firm of Eyre & Spottiswoode, is confirmed. It will be hung in the national gallery. Kansas City Depot-Was Pistol Duel i EVEN A 1 JL LEM SIUBBS RESIGNS AND W J * *X*  ** O !* STILL CAUSES ANXIETY London, May 2.-This morn- ? Ing's bulletin on the condition > of her ' Royal Highness the ? Duchess of Coiinaught, says; "Her Roya! Highness had a ? fair night, and her ftrength is : malntaljied, but- her condition ? still causes anxiety." > ? ? : > : : o > > c OUT WITH PERNIE SOCIALIST ELEMEN Election June 9, When Mr. Stubbs will be Candidate - Fernie Socialists Seem to Think They Should be Supreme in -United Miners PRIMARY BILL DEFEATED Albany, � N. Y., May 2.-Gov. Sul-zer's state-wide direct primary bill was defeated In the assembly at 3 a.m. today after a long debate by a vole I' 47,ayes to 93 noes. E SUFFRAGETTES : ? ? ? ? ? ? ? : : ? ? : ? ? > * .:� O'BRIEN THREATENS PROTEST ? ? THE HOME HE-UNION S DnD OLAR WILL LIKELY BE ENOUGH' GUAR-ANTORS TO OBTAIN CREDIT OF $10,000 The committee of seven, appointed last night to solicit for guarantors ot the Home Reunion fund met in the Board of Trade rooms this morning at 10.30 o'clock. A list ot names" ot business men who would probably act as guarantors, was submitted, and the general opinion is that 100 instead of 50 will be secured without any difficulty, 20 having- already signed up without solicitation. This will raise the credit at tho-bank to $10,000 instead of $5000, and immediate action will be taken, atter the guarantee is signed up. It is the intention of those interested to form a strong organization so that there will bo no hitch in immediate operations. A meeting is called for Monday night at the board rooms, and all guarantors arc requested to attend, jis it is expected that trustees and ofTicers will be elected, a board of examiners appointed, and a good live committee formed. Forms for use of applicants will be sent out as soon as they are completed. Coleman, 'May. 2.-Charles O'Brien, e.x-M.P.P., is in the Pass country looking for evidence on which to base a pro-tost. IE the evidence Is forthcoming he is bound to protest Mr. Campbell's- election. He thinlts itibat It will be found. ? ? : ? > : > ? ? ? ,. 5; .> .> .> > strange vessel of about ^TO tons at tain sum from the monthly earnings (anchor, Tho stranger putil^o sea un- which is to bo invested in "Spo der gasoline power as so'qiti as pos- Line" seouxitiefe, each holder. oE one .slblo after tho Dora's ar^^val, with- share at par value of--one dollar in ''out displaying any flag or,answering Iifslgilals. Tho people on sh'qrc told tho i?I)6ra that the strange v^issel was /jijanned by Japanese who" had been the proposed association to havo pjie vote in its management. As li le railroad's payroll amounts, to $9,-000,000 annually It is. estimated .that -'Sjbunding the bay fo.r ton days. A i a saving of five per cent'Of the wag-�"full report ot tlio Incident was sent j es of employees'will create nn annual iii;tb; t'le navy department at the time.! Investment fimd o�-$850,000. � m Court Letters Produced Showing Designs on Many Buildings in London London, May 2.-Bcw street poUce ; 5^^^ blood to pools in tho Pullman court was crowded, this morning, ^,^5 ^ho platform from which when a band of six militant suftra- , j^^, jeaped gettes, who were arrested by the police yesterday, in -the headquarters of the Women's Social and Political Un- j �When d&yllght came the search for the robber went 'foi-ward with a dou-, , ^ i''le vigor. What in the dark was he- Ion on Wednesday, were brought up jj^^^^ ^ ^^^^^ of-blood, vanished with the dawn, and a dozen detectives conspiracy under the Malicious Damage Act. The prisoners included "General" Mi-B. Flora L. Drummond, Miss Har-rletta Roberta KeiT, Miss Agnes Lake, who searched the ,right-of-w,iy for a mile either way from t^Hte8-.>p�^uage.- jtfore than ever it represented the robber. Clctn .- > ? ? o > VALUE OF LOVE-LETTERS London, May 2.-A packet of upward of 500 love-letters of Robert and EHizabeth Barrett Browning was bought at auction today tor $32,'o0 tiy a New York dealer. The bidding started at $3,000, and rose rapidly by bids of $250 each. A GENERAL STRIKE ER Cunard Liner, Aquitanla.ijaHn^eJied, IrvsMjas^ow.thrs- weokM She; Is 47,000-t^nssroasiand 950;:feet long-^the'largMt ship, ever built In Great, Brftaln; ;'ln>sippo[iitrnentB and luxury she wHI outplval thisynHen'sTitanlo','; . but the Herald could not find him cither to confirm or deny the rumor. .J. O. Jones, when seen at noon would say nothing whatever about the result of the meeting which lasted until midnight. .J. W. Gray, hoard member from Fernie, left this morning for his home. The Herald heard the result of the session early this morning shortly after Mr. Gray had left the city. It had been told only to a few ot the friends of those who opposed .1. O. Jones in the provincial election and supported the candidacy ol J. U. Knight, Socialist, but the Herald was fortunate enough to get the inside facts through this source. lb was hinted that President Stiibbs desired to keep his action a secret until next week, when he will lay his reasons before the members of tho unions in a public statement. It is understood that the action oE the president has been communicated to the International Officers at Indianapolis. Will Try the Recall Just what will be done in the case" ol J. 0. Jones, vice-president, the Herald was unable to learn definitely, but it is- likely that those who are opposing President Stubbs will take action which may result in his recall, and probably that also of Secretary A. J. Carter. The organization ot the strongest union' in Alberta is disrupted tor the time being, and just at the time when the Coleman miners are out on strike. The district board members are handling the latter trouble lor the present. Socialists Rampant The action ot the executive officers ot the Union in supporting a candidate on the platform of the � party which during the last session ihad gr-ar '�led the miners bi-'\yeekly,,pay^and\5, gSyeriitnent' wfiifih ia*^^ statiites' a better mining : act,." has caused- such dissention in " the coal camps as has never been seen heretofore, even when the miners were in. the throes ot one ot the great strikes which have marked District 18. K, is � a crisis which will determine what part politics will play in the miners' union in future. * i The trouble goes back to the 'Min- -in *th^i. Pass''is a. Socialist or^-a I.iaborVuh-' I ign movement. r W 4306 36 4412 0785 11389246 ;