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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRtDGE. ALBUtTA. SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1914 [AUK IN WILY CATION PROJECTS SOUTH ALBERTA Magnificent New Hostelry of the Canadian'pacific Railway Four 'Field -Parties, Sent Federal Gov- eminent, Here i TOOK SD TODAY Take bevels on Iron Springs International Survey 'Also Four parties ot surveyors left the city tbla morning for pomts in the district, is' possible that their operations will result in the opening otxmaiiy thousands of. acres to the waters 6i the riven In tbe southern part of of tbe In- terior Thejnost important work to be taken up .will in connection with the i International Watenvajs Commission For many years a eon- troveiiy has .existed with reference to.therwat'ers of the St Marv's and the JillkTlivers, both of which have their source in tie TTnltod States, the Jink River flowing throjgb Canada lor some distance before crossing in- to "-Montana again Irrigation exten- sion work has been held un for months on account of this difference of oplriioSTregarding the right to tbe use'of the water it is the intention of the Dominion" government, as It is also" of "the" United 'States to deter, mlttejthe-ewot number of acres avail- able fortMritiaUon from these rivers submitted to the me jil- made according to the'eifent of the irrigable lands on each line 4. partv In of J. M Sfon.- tasue will work inUhe district south of' Caulston, to determine the amount ol land irrigable from tlie St Mary's, one in cbaige of A P Ixrary, and another In cbarge of N M Sutherland will run the Milk river In the homestead countr" east of V'arn- er and HIlk'Rlvei, which is tapped bv tbe Milk river, south of the oil A It f. I Irrigation biuck, and a fourth will take levels In the district lying be- tween Lethbrldge and MacJpod on the north, including the Iron Springs, Pic lure Butfe Oarmangav districts, the water for this scheme to come tiom file Old Jian River The four-tpartles are m charge of Benjamin Russell, of tbe Iirlgation blanch at Calgarv There are Uelve men in each'parly, mauv of them be- ing Lethbridgo bovs. It is expected that the work will oe completed this fall, so the reports mav be submiftod to the commission in tho soring The claim of the ncrthsrr, SUtes to the waters of the St Mark's and Milk rivers M an old one, and the settle ment of the difficult will end a long romance' of irrigation the de tails ot which are familiar to all the old timeis in the lOiitA countiy There Us much, interest in the pre- sent and the results will bo watched for expectantlv COMMITTEE' THANKS CITIZENS To the Citizens of Lethbrldge Oh behalf of tho Municipal f'ivin Improvement commlt- tee tho Lcthbridge Board ot I wish to thank you all for the splendid work accom plished at Henderson Park veslerday It Is very gratlfj- Ing indeed to live In a city like Lethbrlds-e, ,o he blessed, as wo ire, with so many lojal cltiTeija, i espondlng, as tou did so noblyt to mv Invitation >o come ont and help beautify our jjark The vvoik Is done, nnd I know aie all prnud of It To the Lcthbridge Ofty biuii, the Saltation Array hand and the Lethbrldge Pip- rs hand ind to the team ovxnors, who donated the sand and gravel, the Iliulson's Bay Co for the trees, and alto to the Lethbrldge Dally Herald for the publlclt) given event, I thank.jon. Yours FKBD W DOWNER, Chairman 2Mb BATTERY PREPARING Likely to go Into Camp In Calgary About'- June 16 Announcement >v as made this moinlng bj "Major J S Stewart, commanding the 25th Battery of tho Canadian field Artlliciy, that the-Battery would go into summei camp at C.ilgdry about the 18th of June, remaining there until the 3id ot July 'Wie dates are not jet definitely set, and may have to) bo advanced one week, but deOnite uord v.111 he given out next week Sergeant Instructor Hopkins airiv ed in the city today, and recruiting vi 111 commence neit week It is pected that a full retinue will be readj to embaik on the date men- tioned. en And Must' Contribute Per Month td His Support W Taylor related to the court in the Taylor casejoday Jiovv, when he came back from Coronation to his home at Ills wire hail retCliim Jack-Barrie vv as-there, and to him he-exclaimed, r'My God, Fuuston todi Jack, where is Minnie'" Ho was told, firmed the 1 vale Parki Hotel Palllser (named In memory-of' Captain: John. Fal- who explored Western Canada .in, Is, like; all the C. PMl.'hotels Etretcbing from At: lantic to Pacific, splendidly designed and aumptiuusly furnished As will be seflnr the. shape of the structure above the nrst floor Is that of an tbe wings affording gemrous lighting to .all bedrooms, It storeys, with a roof garden and sun parlor on top, tbe ground measure- by 146 feet, with a on, Ninth avenue of 150 foot. The ground floor Is occupied by the great rotunda (147 feet x- 32 the Palm room, draw- Ing room, cafe, bar, kitchens, and the main dining spacious apart- ment itreushing all1 the entire depth from north to south, 142 feet, and 38 (eet wider end finishing In-a conserva- tory overkwilnj tie railway The ball-room above'the main entrance, in centre wing, "Is-another beautiful room, and ta connected .wltD the on either tide with pergolas over which vines and creeping plants will be trauwd altogether 315 guests' bedrooms in the hloUl-ta- roonu The basement contains barter's iiop. rooms, butcher's shop, laundry and linen rooou, lee room, sample rooms, recreation and ilttinc rootn-ter-help, hotel Is fitted throughout with all the latflet appllancee In hotel service, maar c! which have never been m uee eteewhere'hefon. Fifty Dead in Linera giardo and Malati Ruins Yield Up Twenty More Bodies- Full Damage Not Known 'QUAKE VOLCANIC ORIGIN Catania, Sicijy, May vio- lent earthquake, greatly rasem- bling that at. MeEBlna In 190S, late last night, destroyed about a villages In thjs .vicinity. No estimate of the number of casualties has yet been made, but it Is known that the damaae'was enormous. Trie great gravity af the disas- ter was not realized tiil this morning, when reports came in from the surrounding country. The villages of Linera and Con- sentlni were transformed into heaps of ruins. etc INSANE INTO MEXICAN LINES AT VERAXJttJZ; PROBABLY SHOT _ Wnahtntri supposed 'to be insane, a, been captured by Mexican berewascCllum, -v- i .j erals, into whose lines lie roao ateo present and Uo to said W him "What do you, make of Elmore p. Taggart, -nliom he served it now- riiave' parted you and will aB onjeriy. cv see that you never live your wife General Funs. ton, did not report that agaiu." Witness then to parka oeen executed, but men- tliat ihe discovered that the Infonna- tbe evecution ot an unicTerilr- tinn given him as to his wife's where- abouts was untrue, and hearing she was in Lethbridge, he telegraphed to the police there, and then, came on He traced bis wife to tlie_ Arlington Hotel, and found that sbe an'd the boy had gone south He then went on In seaich to Great Palls, Miesoulaand points In Montana Witness was put thiough a giuelllng cross examination bv J R Palmer as to the part lie had taken in causing the arrest of Ills wife at Cranbrook theft, and bringing her to' Lethbrldge In custody of the police Tajlor av er- red that he considered the belongings taken bv his wife were his, in that be had paid for1 them, and wnat belonged to wife equally belonged to htm He took proceedings against his wife for theft c" 'ess1 S'ivlce in ordei to stop Us. wife golngjo tbe States He denied all the charges ot abuse, ty and immorality made against him The Judge's Decision and othei evidence been given and alter hearing counsel for each of the .parties, His Lordship proceeded to deliver his de clsion which was an older that the boy, Percy should remain in the cus bis mother pthaMie was to len'aln In the province, and Chat his father should contribute the sum of. 110 per month towards bis support The fathei be allowed reason able access to the Child, so long as ho contributed to his euppoit Failure to do this duri-ig three months would forfeit the light ot access t In tho course of his lemarks HU Lordship said that, there w us very little 'satisfy him that there was anj tiuth In the allegations ot Impropi lety between Mrs Taylor and .iolm Barrle Nelthei ot tbo two named bad made any unfavorable Im- pression 6n him There was nothing to prevent him'coming to the conclu- sion that tho influence of the niothm vould 'IK bcne'ftclal to the boy. The costs of the action was pajable bv the father._____________ fled American civilian. The Parks incident was summarize ed In this statement by Secretary Garrison: "General Funston reporteo tnat on Ma; 6, Private Samuel Parks, be- longing to the Beglmentnl Detach- nfaitr; the Mexican Hue's, It has been, re pdrted tfl Qettural -that the horses in the possession of'Mexieau troops. iscairumor-that an un- known'American-civilian in the Mex- ican-llifes was'eSecuted.two days-ago. Parks' fate it not Jrnomn troops were last beard of in the neighborhood of Tejeiia, where the tracks ot the Mexican railway :have been, blown up." Cbniul Sllllman Safe? Washington, DC, Atayi .iVice-Co'nsul Sllliman, reported Imprisoned hj Mexican Federals at to the State department ,J4o_Troops jVloved Yet DC'; "ifay Secre- Two Walking Arsenals Taken in Tow at Sev-j era! Charges- 1 MOOSE JAW SUSPECTS? At Seaferrana every house was destroyed. Enormous damage, was caused at Santa Venerina. fell In and walls collapsed In the hamtets of Santa Maria, Ammalatl, Carico, Guardia, Man. gano, Santa Tecla and Bonglardo. The villages of Santa and Consentlnl were razed to the ground. Fifty are, known to have been killed In the village of Linera, which was destroyed. Among the ruins of Passo Po- rno, Bongiardo and Malati, twen- ty bodies have been found this morning. Whgrt Earthquake Occurred The vicinity of the scene of last night's lias suffered more'tban any other sec- tion in the ivorld Irom volcanic erup- tions and earthquake Catania "itself le bnllt on a bed of Uia at tbe foot of the v olcano of Etna and jaost Us streets are paved with lava.' Catania bas a population of and is the largest city In Siclh. It lies to tbe south of Messina, on the east coast Bver since its foundation in BC 729, it has been visited fre- quently earthquakes In A D121', it was partly destroyed by an'erup- tion of Mount Etna. In 1169 it suf- fered severely from an earthquake. In 1661, during an eruption of 'Etna, j a great stream of lava flowed ttfward Catania, but in tbe nick of a" div erted, wasningtan, uu, itiay j tary.of War Garrison re-asserted to- suspects responsible-tor the murder- day that as yet no additional troops (Special to the Herald) i IT ii -ii A nnA VJaiail CrannrookvJIav 9 -r A Ard, and another man named Sheridan, haTejBa, jegs, the whole of been attested by immigration offiiers tiie island of Sluly was affected by Kingsgate, Catania was .destroy i ior lad been ordered to Mexico TVhen asked, whether orders had beeii' is- sued for the Foufth and Sixth bri gades at Texas City to make ready to refilled; "They are supposed to be leady to embark at a moment's notice Late advices- are that the fall ot Maiatlan is Imminent, and that Hu- erta has-discontinued lighthouse ser- vice west coast. HON. W. f. FINLAY SERIOUSLY ILL Vancouver, .B.C., May 3 'Hori.'W. T. Flnlay, of Medicine Hat, who has been in the Qen- oral Hospital for six weeks, suf- feiing from hemhorrhage of the brain, is stillserlously ill. Mrs. Finlay ..was sent for yesterday. The Market and Library Sites Settled Today Eckstorm's site'for the city market lost out the second count by .28 votes, receiving only 12 votes oh .the second choice ballots. The. Citizen's Lumber.Co. site on First aveuue is, the people's choice, receiving in air 347 votes. The final count, which at' noon, gives the city-owned property oh the corner of Fifth avenue" A arid Thirteenth street the required 60 per over her child. All the City Churches Will Have Special Services Marking the Occasion WEAR A FLOWER Tomorrow, the second Sunday in stay, Is Mother's Day all over the United States and Canada, and the Lethbrldge churches will commemor- ate the e'ent with special music and sermons The day was originated by A.nna N Jaivis of Philadelphia, and tomorrow Is the sixth sear it has been In existence It was started on the basis of "good basis ing sprung fioffl only one source, the undjing Influence ot a good mother C. A. MAGRATH IN CITY C. A. Magrath, ex-M.P., later a member of the International Waterways Commission, and now chairman of the Ontario Good Roads Commission readi- ed the city from the east today. It is many, months since Mr. Magrath visited his old ihpme town. He silent -some time in Medicine Hat yesterday. C O'llanncssen, interpieter the Great Northern extra gang at Banner's Ferry, Idaho. When placed under ariest the pair had revolvers and 125 rounds of am munition. The section men of the Q-. N. R. found O'Hanncssen: lying; oh the tracks shot through'the'stotnach and took him to the bunk car where be died. Ard anil Shendan arc supposed al- so to be responsible lor the robbery and murder of a man at Hillvard, Wash Mhe day previous, and answer closely to the description of men wanted by the C P R m connection with .a murder and-robbery .hear Moose Jaw about April 28th. They are held in jail at Sandpoihtj. and will be charged with murder Two Murder Cases Being Heard at the Fernie Assizes Ferme, May 8 HAS RECEIVED HIS APPOINT- MENT AND IS ALREADY ON THE. JOB CLEAN UP THE DISTRICT Dead' Placed at 100 Rome, ,Ma> 0 reports from Catania this morning indicated that the number of dead in the earth- quake district is about one hundred. The total of injured will reach sev- eral times that number. i Upon receipt of the first news of the catastrophe, the Minister of War and the Minister of Marine tent or- [ers to tbe commanders of the mill- ary and naval foices in the district i give all possible assistance Rescue Work Started Catania, May Minerva, ot Catania, and all officials un- der his superlntendency, were called ogether before daybieak and receiv- ed orders to do their utmost to aid the afflicted inhabitants.V The sol- diers in the district are aiding in endeavor to rescue those still alive leneath tbe ruins, and to extricate the dead from the debris AW available nurses were mobiliz- ed today, and are. assisting in gath- ering the homeless and the children who Jiave lost their parents, Tern- lorary shelter is being provided here) tor the refugees Heartbreak'ng Desolation Along the principal highways stricken district, the scene of desola- tion was heartbreaking Groups .of efugee" frequently were encounter- 'The wa -The spung assizes' started Davnl King on weeds for 1G11 has ed with received his ap ''Hie pomlmeiit as weed inspector for this lice Gordon Hunter presiding The pomtmenl as vvceo. insiicunoi IUL LUK, Giand Jury tcturncd true bills m the district for this season ann btartcd following cases, and wcie dismissed out ou his rounds vcsterday to get Jo'm Crown, theft, Ida the lay. ol theJand and spj out the of all the conception hi v-1 murjel _ wrcuy spots that will come in for his cent, and it Is on this site that the library will be built .TJie-symbol ol the day is a white i of. the purity of I motherhood, and it is expected that I everyone will wear either a white RUNAWAY HORSE uiiite iiobon, in honci of May Maitm Ba- "uest motuer who ever lived, AVIATOR KILLED'BY Pails connaiae, wfto .braved 'death many times In the clouds, was near St Cjr Station, while stopping a runaway'horse. TODAY'S BASEBALL GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES NATIONAL Biooklyn cloudy Rciilbacli and Fischer, dhalmers and A i Dooln. f at IMtlbburg, der and Archer Ronzeman and Olb- soii _ Hoston at Nevf York, and Whaling -MathevvSnn and Mey- AME.RICAN St Louis at Cleveland, Daumgaidmc and Ctiegj and O'iNeil Taylor relieved Daumgardner in first for St. Louis PhiUdelphla at Washington, WyckoR and Lapp Shaw and Henry. New York at Boston, Hale and Sweeney Collins and Car- rigai Detroit at Ruaiell ud Mirer. James Kvkoruk and Mike Sodomy The c ibc ot Stoj ak, Clown .ttentiyn Ass slant Provincial Inspector was net given to the juiv, Crown be-, Oliver Blue ol Ldmonton, was in the clt> vcsterdav and made arrangc- IM thc woik jn fms Mr. King states that.ho will spare nobody in bis fight -against com- mon eneim He thinks that the ter- mers should the menace "your" mother. The appeal of ono of tbo churclios Is tjpical ot the invitation which nil exteiid If your mother is still living and well, bring her with you. If she has none to her eternal home be pros- r ent for her sake This is the least having hrcn closed Calumet, Ilioh 1 Tam- clean un so by the authorities, forced to do but if they fnil, it is Ins intention to get'the weeds cleaned up even if it musl, bo bv the police court route Mr King arac mine', the aFter has the ,ty of I cthhridge in M, 1 "nd you can do for her, who much for you." LIQUOR TRAFFIC IN STRIKE ZONE BANNED Washington, Hay Gar- of the copper mmprs' strike, has tak- eii oh 200 this week and now is oi-prating two shifts .There arc novv in the. Michigan cop- per mines nearly men, or 2000 nioro__lhnn when the strike was start- ed Few of Ihe strikers, it is claim- ed, have loft the district, while- Iran law is enforced as within _L the city limits as lie intends to have r cnlored withoi risen tcdaj Instructed Major Sln'onds, Of men have come bore seeking commanding one of the military de-' In Colorado, to. suspend frame In tho Louisville-Boulder dietrltuifpendlng the tion ot norttal oondltlona. restora- Iron mining companies, on ihe oth- er hand, arc laying off men because of- tho condition "of "the iron'ore niar-' Vet. LATEST ADVICE Catania, May reports late today placed the number of dead at 13S and the Injured at 2W. These prablbly will In- cruHd by complete frtm the wricked vlllUftV Many ot these were burdened improvised litters made of branches of trees and bushes on which they were earn Ing tbe injured and dving relatives to the temporary surgical stations In the nelghbor- ood of Santa Veherina the number of injured was very great The 'authorities ..have commandeer- ed all available automobiles ;to assist the work of rescue Fo" several davs past earthquake shocks had ieen felt at frequent.Intervals, accom- mnied by eruptions of'Mount Etna, s'o particular attention had been paid to tie occurrence, as the inhabitants of tbe district are accustomed to these agitations, and the shocks mere not exceptionally violent The first severe shock was felt at seven o'clock last evening, but the fact that this had caused serious de- struction was not known in Catania for tome time, as railroad andi.tete- graphic communication wag interrupt- ed, 'phe extent of Ihe catastrophe 'was not realized until thin morning when terror stricken groups of refu- Kefs cssis intc town Tbe centre of this disturbance.was M village of Linera Here tbe pro- portion of dead and Injured was very heavy. -The victims mostly weie wo.r men and children Thj property at Linera also was extremely bcavy, The work of rescue was rendered dif- ficult by the great atcurauliUoo debrli (Continued ;