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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LCTHBIRIDGE. AJJJllitTA. FRIDAY _________ PEONAGE SYSTEM CAtlSE OF ALL BLOODSHED Pi SCARRED MEXICO m-; Em of ih. c'fcd fcU Art Nil. TunnJ-Hiiaa ScTm (he legion where (l Me'xico. city and came right up sidcnt puppets iounced VeTa) his been operating m aud stayed right with -w'10. the rich people the ,n (pronounc- "uMH ,M Oatlleman ..was of he resident and the rich P P .d -tUieo ha, destroyed, the tcl, firing Squad. There is o, .the 1 t0a' tfStfXZ SSt" -rtslsU 3 the ruling das, miles of railwaj with which I was bul in this -case, they, got un, conncckd be-auso he Uionght it bcciusc this man ,was, or who ar eve j ihor ho Id t they were to the Huerta i oo'r that'none will do (pronounced Vvlu-ita) government. I know somellung ol tin, methods ,em- ploicd bs Villa because I was there during the C.arza reiolulion, ..which, oi course was i sinall affair com- pared ujth 'lif present ciie, localise it w is made lei} unpleasant for 'us when .in .our neighborhood mori, ispccially by the Jcdual troops Federal Troops" means anything from men dressed up in thft mosl gautty unifocms to men havini; nothing on but sandals a pan of vliilc. panU and a thin shirt a big br iail bummed a red; gun or a tremendous snord and tiic fimilies who followed behind Ind pil lagid cierj tiling in sight ON PILLU C It was the pillage t'nl gale us the trouble kept a sentinel on gu-urd jt oul rooming house to notm us at the mines, or wherever might be, of the coming of the so-called sol- dier': Uhen we sot the notice, '.we iniincdialolv- hiked to the rooming- house to sil upon our belongings un- til the army and cimp loiiowets had on 1 bey were on this occasion was- gmt ir led on lo Olllces, ami h- poor that none will do them reverence. Down there, one ol these poor devils may commit some minor of- fence for which he is sent to prison. .The aulhorilics reril him out at' st much per diem to pay .on" hii fine, li lie has a family oi small ones, then the keep of, these and his wile are Se'r" warllkB- y amounts to the FIFTEEN HUNDRED STRONG, CITY BEAUTIFUL ARMY ATTACKS PARK Great Victory-Park Transformed into Beauty Spot-Battery and Bands Help to Make Day a SuccessUees Planted-Ready for Sugar .Beet Beach for the Kiddies-Chairman Downer Expresses Satisfaction-Movement Proves Popular American Activity at Vera Are r :Notiried CABIiNgTwiLL AC Funston lo be of Invasion of Interior i Considered ARMY- ACTION POSSIBLE '.Witt the nrinG of the 25th ItellTJ- 'EVBnYBODV-lNOLUDING Field Oun, Mayor Ilardie started Ihc nSniTt The hour, ami ,n his Worts on behalf of the the'bevv of citizens, clad in their cjty, had not made a count of his working logs, set to with spade, shovel', rake ancj tn transform MfMS llp was busy m Ulc too himself to snuvui, uu.'ij UH iiiiv the grounds into the garden spot 01 wilu anyone, but he estimated 'Western Canada. that close to 300 people had-respond- At nine o'clock the procession oi t0 the call, livery man evidenced workers formed at the Alexandra ho- uis in the city by staylns with tel corner and, led by the Salvation garac, alld the sighl oi one lean- M-mv band, they marched to tho -mg his shovel handle was a rar- as a result oi considerable.criticism and talk by important men from oth- i countric'sstravelling through Jlex- nannln lIGll.lllV.' SO ii'1-? corner of.8th strict and 3rd avenue Thirty gaily he-ribboned tcami, hitched to loads of sand, and gravel for the bathing hcadi, formed a pro- cession several blocks long- These teams were supplied by the various .loyal transfer and teaming compan ibj thi; Lelhhridgb Brewery, and tho DC May Taylor and Ellison milling compan- Activities in. w.ork sam, was dumped on the which began ]jcnll or tno the city Zoo and spread onl to iorm a perfect from General beach for the kiddies. througli the i DIVIDED INTO SQUADS The workers, commenced All the city olh'cials, the mayor, 6 I understand this is being of a'.ong o lorn, J General beach lor tlic kiuaics. at the .morning, and were brought to the ai-, inu ...i. ico. These Poor peopled and the Aiming of the Park bonle- luli'timi Ol PrEBlueiH aiiu r i bub net the regular session be-. vards. The I. H- 0. squad took the from Ihose seclion, and by disclosed that 'preparation was being made Bf-OJ .Naturally moral conditions under 'such prevailing forms of life, are of a they- do not induce sympathy foreigners who ace domiciled for any lenglli of lime in Mexico. very low order. It is true thai mor- als arc only and i! tliey -abinet meeling that no addltioiiil troop movement Had been dumps here and als arc only T- but in the light our came definite word that the mettia it might' be said-the average_ Upii envojWmd received from Ge i- WILL GROW SUGAR BEETS All the .roadways were levelled off fimi planted at in- can's morals are "rotten." eral expected, and ilat d tri t a large vision to. anticipate, or Brtons ore d iturhed. ex- much betterment for a long e crj thing when oiie remembers that at' least deed during this reiolution, an "Ails? traliuu bcotchman had on account of Being AN7. OLD STORY asthma moled hlb bherp ranch from Australia to Sailli jlosa 1 Mcilfp. He Jiadjpurchased, riiy o n 1 n of largrtrlcti 16- jliee'p.'greihgT.- The pteseBt h and thus' the c from uuliliL cattle large it.T drk tiaols, that had been used by; a cer- will tie tc lit of tl n of h it rarest is ob er ing outside of get one-third of the population mixed Indian, Negro, and i blood. Neither one is very good, in itself, so .that the mixture can'only 'Hiiert'a; .and submitted to the government, a com- leryals On the boulevard extending of the 25th from the lioathousc to the exhibition irrounds gate, the soil was .put ill excellent condition for the planting o! sugar which Commissioner intends to- J. cfrvA.1, ;wHlch turned.out to fired the an'd Jielped make the', day Commissioncrs Grace -an scene. It was as though a fino cd comb had been .run over the tire park, ils appearance resembling that of a man just out iiom a bar- ber's chair after a year in the wilds, LUNCHEON, AT NOON J Luncheon on the hanks of the lake, proved most pleasant. There was pro-, vender eiiuugh and to spare, and with the augmented numbers in the after- noon to the joyous tunes furnished" >y the city band, the work .was car- ried to a grand finish. It was esti- natcd that 1500 were at work dur-- ng the afternoon. "BATTERY POINT" The 25tb Battery, which .was al- special plot to beatify, was: well on l.'Titli its work hy noon. and. ncforc the day hail nnishcd another plot had been started. Thirty mem-, hers c-f the.corp, led by Dr..Stewart, Officer .Commanding the 25th tcry G. I'. A., clad in fatigue uni- form, worked with might and main to create a beauty spot out of tho point opposite the which is to he known in future as "Battery, Point." MR. DOWNER SATISFIED. Mr. Bowuer was well satisfied rtlth' the- turn-but, and expresses. his thanks for the co-operation of '-the citirens. Arbor- Day, 13H, will not soon lade from the memory of those -who responded to the call, and'.they will havo'llic satisfaction-of'know- ing that they did something of real value to the city, not for today --or. tomorrow but for the years.' that are 16 come. Ijracc miL-iiua tu .plaint landing ot Amerl- rarm plot, near the cxhibi- street and can; troops' and-war material at Vera grounds is alrca :Cruz a. breaking of the antl condition IIL_ anhlstliie wiilcn had.been arranged remainder of the grounds. grounds is already sown to oats, office employees its rondition harmonizes with next man. Doctors _______ _ ___ clerks, police m Spanish South1' American i PLANT 800 TREES es, mcrclianls and ifter thel'rigood offices'in the Mexi- p. Superintendent Mitchell of life, caic >1TT floil." '-------1-1 ct r.vyalk be cxveclcd to produce a person .that held to too much account- ability arc .EuUVblopd.- the other third h'e.llig 8 ot'.of tnat depressed (Continued on Page iitriR 1WL fl 480 Acres Bought from C.P.R. -Farm: No_W; Has 720 OTHER :BIG LAND DEALS So Writes Filipe Gonzales Who Explains the Position of Carranza VILLA WILL NOT QUIT1 NO GENERAL COAL. Union Decide! It It Not Win at the Indianapolis, Ind., Alay "That it is not the part o[ wisdom for the minerfl in tlie organized states to engage in a general strike at this particular was the report today of ipi-. cliil committee to the International Executive Board or tlie United Mine Workers of America, in sion here. It wag decided, ho'w- ever, to push the strike In Color- ado, and an appeal for financial help was Issued. bu .strength Id be; WERDER LOST CASE; PAYS .11125 AND COSTS May cane of Philip vs. Werder, commenced on May 4, came to an end thil 'morninB. case is one'arising .out of the'A. L. Werder case, heard here last spring'hef01 e Judge Cumberland, at< .which Werder was convicted or Certain goods belonElug lad been sold to Smith by. iiillp en Lnai, .planted by, they, alone city in the the-United States. UntcA by sandown, and they, alone L ,y rnl111' also' the subjects uill.add greally to the already unknown to Secretary Errun 'staled early Hi the --day that, .the note had been, rec.lved hy. THD .PUT tllD LI that early reply would be made. i Secretary Bryan' left the Cab. !inet! meetuiR. iie said that no reply nad been formulated to the Hu- 'erti" communication lorwnrded by the meiiiatora relating to the armistice. ;In the Huarta meEsuRe, he stated, !ne !que6tlon was raised as to ths sendins army, to take the place of the Naval forces at Vera Cruz. Aiked If, the unusual activity of the j-Wir department since the receipt of I General Funston's cipher despatch night signified any change of policy on the part of the United States toward Mexico, Mr. Bryan Bald that he could not discuss the affairs of the War department. Continued on Page 'WaiHington's Over Fate '-of Vlce-Cohiul -Increaiet 'Washineton, D.C., May gent repreaentatlonB were made by the State department today, the Brazilian Embassy to the Huerta Bovernment. seeking the release of ..Vice-Consul John H. Sllllman, who Is held by the Mex- ican Federals at Saltillo. Consul Sllllman was reported taken by the Huerta forces, while on a trip to-San Luis Pptosl, and all efforts of the State department to locate lilm have so tar futile, and Washington is nnxlnus. Haynes, the Sydney Murderer I Dies Some Time This Afternoon JUDGE WOULDN'T ACT Halifax, May refused again today to inlcrlere m Wdrdeii Rivers .now has enough land Upon the rfteipt oi. .despatches to provide work', for his army, A deal from Hebe! General Villa; Fllipc Gon- has jiist been oi'bsdd whereby tho .zaicz, lale of, Ihc provincial governh'iimt has liouglrt-180 forces, and a former captain oip ,1- LfJ arlininiiiz'the present jail larm, la's staff, scnils'lira [ollowing to tne k t a "-Jni of 720 awes in all Herald in explanation of Carrara E AUidcn .nuers tra l because. the.Tcdcrals who are all' intereeplcd there are. fugitives from ijeU'e.lasco's arrny.-vvhprrctreai.eii-anur iTorreon. The Americans are against- ions will'Hucrta only, and .liavc no dispute to Husband Testifies That He had to Get His Own Meals at Times CALL MANY WITNESSES The legal fight over the custodjr ol tlie child, Percivul Fletcher Tayl6r, hcing continued in'the' Supreme One-Man-Car Carried by 24 Majority Favor Site in Doubt the case of Sydney mur- dercr, who has been sentenced to be EvidcI1C6 witnesses so-far hanged today. Ava result or. the. hcard whs n sordili tecital of mari-- i confession made by Haynes, rdations betwcen Mr. and Mrs. ing two others, ;the Department or T ,or -i. -i IITQC finminiloi- Justice at Ottawa was. communl- ith, with a view to obtaining continue'Large Vote Polled Showing Much Choices ISeeded !o Determine Market and Library Them Tomorrow-Eckstorm and 5lh Ave. A Sites Respectively the Favored Ones and. _. discipline QUEEN MARY GIVES HER ENDORSEMENT TO WOMAN SUFFRAGE Vollng the first plebiscite In Lethbrldge was 'heavier -by a long than expeclsd' the total of 833.voters who visited the polls be- ahoul SQ.per cent of the number who' balloted on the last nmuici- "Some surprises camc'out of tho bnilot boies, too. with the American. forces through ONE-MAN'. CAR CARRIES military channels for. ths-best -.plan, _he cllr .proposal carried by. a majority of only 24. .In to effect a settlement of.'the. trouble. cthDrldge where'238 votes were polled, a majority .of 66 was.reels- "Hneita must .go somn, for. they aeajn5t tie car, aii'd south side a majority of 90 lu no.w, possible.- lixtcnsivc fiirmiiiK lie'carried onl. This .tci'-of the new land will be broken and seeded to oats for the ]ail farm ''Vwcn.ljMire acres of sugar, beets have been sown and the warden looks tot bolter returns than last year. Thc new land LARGE MAJORITY -FOR MARKET 01115 thn mrt Tho raal.kol proposal carried liy an overwhelminB mainrlly o( 558, but the site has not yet been decided as'.the first choice votes didI nut nhow a riflv per malnrllvJorlanyorlc site-' It looks like the Eclistorm site, bill iho second choice votes will not be counted -until tomorrow. The locar tloh near the Intersection of Tiiiiii avrfuE; nr.i! r. tailed on the first, count, and as soon .s 59 second choice votes on this ballot arc recorded In favor ot the EckRlorin'Kile, It wins. It would required 363 votes for any one'site to win. on the first count, and theEck- must somn, or. ey aEajn5t ti are closing in on. the-capital, and all the and rumor to the .contrary. nin :of tliB'rcbels 'to the o prMlisc-.h'olh. snd irrimted farm- I Ing methods. citcnslve scheme for beautifying the jail 'properly has also been un- Merta'lie'n. Four thousand trets were set oiit this These, with -those planted, last year, make in.OfrO in 'all. They arc tended, and the Warden thinks 4he jail propcrty wiil of" 'the Mauty spots' aroliml1 l.oUibriage in a couple of years.- .OTilEll FABM-SAUES. Evidences that '.the money siring- No Trek o Mexico Cardslon, re- utorrn Bite'came the nearest with 304. SITE FOR LIBRARY IN BALANCE No slte-liu been decided for' the The anu Thirteenth street site 1. favored in the first count, and the Gall- Garden iit choice votes lor port that a Meilcan; Bito was counted oul. It would havu.TiMUirod refugees of arc to! ,iny one site to win, the clonent bel IIK tbe.slte WIL-II, a'stay of execution- The department 1 -fcrrcd (he Drys- It lia been Muled that many IVMIILMIUUH iniii. mu M.U....J ------a refugoGH of the. iMormon [aiui'Hiu nny ono siiu LU win, mt rncy has'miiilc Its last morlal kick thi, .summer so now require. cnolco; votes ou arc.' present.'in' large humbcrs. One ot from" on the eliminated-ulto, for 1t lo It lin" been m Unit tho church-here, They south slders voted for Mil. pensive iillo Iu order to nut. tho good .to hand yesterday last'night.that the application be-not Today D. A. Cameron, counsel for prisoner, came to the city in a last endeavor lo save ihc. lite pi the con- demned man but his., mission was. un- successful. Haynes is lo be hanged be- tween noon and midnight today. STEAMER AMERICA-RELEASED Duluth, Minn., Mny being aground on a reef riqar Two Harbors; Blnco Tuesday, the inssonger steam- er, America, of the Booth line, was released last nlgbl', and .returned to tal relations betwcen nir. aiiu-.jnu. Taylor at liaiiff, the last, place they lived together before the wile packed up her'belongings, when, the- husband' had left for. a situation in the. and came to Lelhbridge .with the boy, to take.a situation at Sir.- John Me- Cann's farm at Coaldalc. Dnluth Harbor today. She will Into dry dock for repairs today. go Waterton Lakes Bridge Will Not Gome THis Year (Special to -The QUEEN MARY OF ENGLAND Waterton.Lkkas, May now no possibility of over Home, 5fny; Mary ,ol Wntertin. land'bus consented lo bccomr n pa- this ;it lud-hceir hoped' tba tron'of the of Wo-1 that there IB a. 'J Home In and'the jiiirch'MB firings ilii lip lo 3300 acres. 'IV "j- idi) ana brnry propoaul under the votiNO- and nt Ihe made the1 Bo'.ln hilt 11 mteVcnc.'here tor c '1 eslry branch would Teach-an-iiniler men, nccording'to on announcement g t ghould'construd Creish- .tho bridge, the need bf-wKlchJs.Bo.ov. ton 'added ihat-. Council... advocat-; meanB. ot crosiing an .M 'high-thai oMhe.women in Eugland. be forded. IT. WAS, NOT MR. Mrs. Taylor C. P. Harris, with a view to show- ng that her husband had treated indly and had presented. her with.1 ifts in the way of rings, and liings on her birthdays and asions, and thai he- had -taken ran ntercst in Ibe n kite-flying, running and ..other, ports. Counsel displayed much warmth the course of .her Mrs. Taylor told him tbat slid was..! niormed that her husband had awycr that would make'her'lie. "You are. going a step too far, Mar. said However, it turned but in the.end .hat the lawyer referred to was .not' Harris. t "You arc .interposed; Mr i'almc'r sinliing amlatly. .OTHER WITNESSES John' Barry-'gave evidence as to; witnessing ncls ol cruelty by, thahus-; band such as placing, her hat. tho. wrong "way on' his wife's headland: shoving her along: the street to .tto picture show'against her will. HeJ also deposed to'the father Ihroshlng' !tho boy .with a .strap on his: naked flesh W McCallom, of Banff, .who liveil; with the Taylor's, spoke of, acts, of; swearing and''cruelty .and Tailor ai "a continuous kicker He; had to interfere on behalf ot thc'Boyj u hen the father was thrashing hl.oiiS He also mentioned that Taylor'had) spoken to lilm of improper DC had bad Mltli women .r (Contlnutd en ;