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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. TUESDAY, MAY 12, 1911 NUMBER 128 MAY BUILD PRIVATE BLOCK FOR CITY HALL PURPOSES F. W. Downer Made Off- er to Gnwnissioners Today SITE ON 6th ST. S. City Now Paying Over Annually oh Rental Account It the piopu-ah made to the city Council morning bj 1" Down- er art accepted and It is altogether hkel) that inn Hi' staff a shoit time 'lie housed in IT brand'-new building to he built lor tins purpose on Olh street south, ut'the rear of the Bank oi Montreal. Mr. Downer is iverv anxious to im- pmr the propeit) in order to alle- .uniier the single tax, and he practicalh offers to put 'up a DHL storei building after plans drawn up bv tin, citl, the building to be rented to the corporation for not more thin it is paling at the pres- ent time for dutsidc As the present accommodations are unsatisfactory; t-Uc'. different depart- ments being divided in three build- ings, and the fire hall being looked upon as unsanitary for offices, the proposal''is'looked, upon very favor- the commissioners. Thu advantage of. having all, the offices combined one building, in- cluding, the police department, is con- sidered a' decided advantage, and the legation could: not ..be better from Ithe 'Commissioners'' standpoint. The. resolution dealing with the proposal, drafted by Commissioner Keid'f is as follows "That.Commis- sioner -Graw. he-requested to get out if sketch pluii oil a ground floor space 9t_50 In 125 feet for the city oftices on-one floor to include evety-ifepart-', meat except the flre llir oitv pajfc out at the present timealfout S24PP a. tai tot rent, and HBe upoii. as also- unsatufafctor} aniount-the-city furnislies1 its' own' futlT'ri.V building that would, house all -branches under could he obtained fpr the simc rent, the com- missionets do not see "why they should not .-avail themselves o, the offer. Xo agreement has been made as yet, and. the plan is.only a tentative one. FORMER .LETHBRIDGE MAN CHOSEN Vernon McKeiule, Formerly City Editor of Newt, Join. Powell's Staff 'A former .T-tethbridge newspaper Sisr. is forging to the front in the East. J. Vefnon JIcKenzJe, who has been engaged in newspaper work in Montreal, and who was formerly city editor of the Lethbrldse Daily News, has been-appointed to the secretarial staff of. N. W. Rowell, K.C.1 Opposi- tion leader ill Ontario. Mr. McKenzle Jias alBp been- a member of the pub- llcity committee of the Good Reads Congress, -which met in Montreal last ireek. LATEST WHITE HOUSE BRIDE IN WEDDING ROBES Anti-militarists League to Discuss Possibility at Conference IN SUPPORT OF COLORADO MINERS New York, NY, Mav exander Berkmar, head of the league, announc- league has called a conference of "all itj branchei" to ;be held thli' week to arrange a general itrlke in support of the striking .mlniri in Colorado. The agitator gave ne idea as to how the- uriisnij- with so many unem- ployed, could be induced to de- clare the said that the plan and pos- nble He aaHrted that- a strike of milllon.iworkers is certain. HUERTA DRAWING FORCES IN TO PROTECT CAPITAL CHILDREN WILL ROMP ONCE MORE IN RIDEAU i Beautiful gdwu and trimmings worn by Mrs. MoAdoo, formerly Eleanor Wilson, second daughter of President Wilson, who was married at the United Slates executive mansion, to Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo. Says Vote in State of Utah ARE NOT SUFFRAGETTES TORONTO WHOLESALER DEAD Toronto, Onl.. May P. Eby, R prominent .-wholesaler of this city, died-last night. Ontario Makes Its Bull Moose Contribution Kin In a fort- Canlston, Alta-, May 000 women vote in Utah, is some- thing that perhaps many Canadians have not thought about. "Civic work needs the mothers as much as the was an asser- tion made by Mrs. Geo. F. Richards, member of the general beard of the Mormon churelral Salt Lake City, in an address at Curdston on Saturday. But that the Mormon women of Utah-arc sunnigisfs not suffragotles was clearly pointed out; by .the visit- ing ell-legate of the Woman's RolicE Society of the organization. It is the purpose of the women of the Mormon state, says Mrs. Rich- ards, to get out a circular giving the legal status of Utah women, to be distributed throughout the world. NICKLE AGAIN Kingston .Conservative Member for Second Time Breaks from Ranks OPPOSES WHITE'S BILL THEY WERE 'ON FLOCK OF CASE IN COURT Ottawa, May three sit- tings, morning, afternoon and even- ing, the House of Commons today succeeded in doing the biggest day's work oi the session. There was .a good attendance o! members, includ- ing two who have been absent for some time. These were Hon. T. Crothers, who is justj recovering from serious illness, and Win. Martin, o! Hcgina, who'made his first appear- ance this session and whose- absence was also due to ill health. Many bills were disposed of during the day, including amendments to the Dominion Lands Act. When this considered, Hon. Dr. Roche an- nounced that he had given favorable consideration to the request made by W. A. Buchanan, W. E. Knowlcs, Hon. Frank Oliver and other western members that the payment of inter-- Bit shc-uld be abolished in connection! with the purchase of pre-emptions. It liad been decided, he said, to collect COMMISSIONERS APPLY THE AXE TO THAT PART REFLECT- ING ON-CITY SCHOOLS COPIES ORDERED In considering Commissioner .Tracy's final report this morning the commissioners took exception to the paragraph reflecting on the Lfthbridge schools This paragraph states that .the schools in thifa citj show a'Ha- Kiant and offehsi-e disregard' of certificates littered by American pU'blic and Trhich are prt-- scnted by the' children of settlers cfiming in from the other side of t' c line. Mr. Tracy also stated that .the non-recognition of. these certificates, ill-comported with the -contemporaneous propaganda for immigration from the United States, and that the campaign to be successful should include a warm welcome and a sympathetic and cbWlal recognition of the new settler's persona! attain- ments. This portion ot the report was deleted by resolution, the re- mainder being accepted, and one thousand copies ordered printed. It Is many years since Rideau the Vico-Kegal residence) at Oit'awa, was the home of young children who were the very family of the Governor- General. The above, is a picture of Princess Alice of Teck, .wife of the new Governor-General, snd their two'children. Hon. Frank Oliver Points Out Oversight in Connection with Big Elevators RATES NOT DECIDED YET Gold Coin Spuds For B.C. Through Daily Herald Ad Demars, Arrow Lake, B: C May 7th, 1914. D if VADNAIS CASE THURSDAY Before a brilliant array of counsel, representing practically every legal practitioner in the city, tbe civil tings of the .Supreme Court opened this morning with Mr. Justice Beck presiding. The fixing of dates for the cause.list occupied the preliminary at- tention of the judge. .There are alto- gethcr twenty-foiir causes. The one in j which popular interest is centred is i.that, under, the style of Sicord vs. .Polydorc Vadnais, which is set for .hearing on Thursday. The first ease on the list, Brad- Shaw vs. West, was proceeded with, I'almer and McLelland appearing for the plainlifl, and 13. II. F.ltOn for the defendant. Thin is a claim for dam- iM for the loss, of 27f, sheep and'14 Ihc occasion being the driving away of the shccri of plaintiff to the outh hy the defendant, when they cnmc into his pasture through break- ing through a fence. Lethbriiige, Alberta. ....._____ Dear seen your advt. interest only' on payments in ar- in the Herald, can you spare me 100 rears j pounds of Gold Coin Seed Potatoes? When a resolution, providing for re- Ship them prepaid -to Reid's Landing, imbiirsement to the deposit-Ms ill the Arrow Lake, B. C., as we have no Farmers' Bank; of money lost, was express agent here, I am enclosing brought up, Hon. -W.' TV White an- money order.'for covering the nounccd that the reason this action advertised price o, J2.00 a hundred was taken was because there had been thc potatoes and express negligence on-tbe part of the t'rcas- charges. Please ship as soon as pos- ury board in connection with the is- suance of the certificates. This, was denied by Sir Wilfrid Laurier and several Liberal members, who said that the worst that Hon. W. S. Fielding could be accused of was' an error in judgment. Duncan Ross, of Middlesex, urged that shareholders as well as depositors should he consid- cd. Hon. Itodolphe Lemicux demand- ed that; similar treatment be extended to depositors of seve-ral Quebec banks which have failed. X1CKLE AGAIN INSURGES, Thanking you in anticipation, Yours truly, Louis F. Pahst. to G.P.R. Man Hit by Freight Cranbrpok, .11. C., May WILL BURY NORDICA IN 'NEW YORK CITY New York, May body of Madam Lillian Nordlcn. wll'l be brought to New York .for burial, ac- cording to an. announcement made to- 'day by her iiilsb. W. Young, banker. Mr. Young probably will go to Brlndlil, Itail, to-meet tho ''body, A new feature of the debate was for many years announced by W. F. Nicklc, Conscr- section foreman on the C. P. K. at vativc member for Kingston, who Jerome, li. C.. was'instantly killed said' that he was opposed to this last night hy being struck by an cast- legislation, lie-maintained it freight Jeron-.c. He hr.d set a had precedent, and-that the fail- bes-n at Moyie all afternoon visit-ing ure of the hank was diie-entirely -to Ms brother .lack and was on his way- bad management. jhome- whcri accident occurred. There was a long discussion of Tho remains were brought to.Cran- bill to amend the Indian Act, which brook for burial on tbe early morning was finally disposed of. 'passenger train. Hon. Martin stwaen measure was then taken up. Ho'ii. SIR FREDEHICK WON'T ACT Frank Oliver criticized this bill as I st- S-B- Fred- being too indefinite. Mr. Carroll Of crick Barker has decided that he can- Cape Hreton, said ho preferred the not-servo-on the Royal Commission bill Introduced' by Mr. George Brad- to Investigate the Dugal charges bury earlier in the session. He urged against Premier Flemming. The that portions of it be Inserted in the appointment" of si successor Is expect- I government bill. Ottawa, Ont., Slay 13.-There was an echo oi the big Toronto anti- Home Rule meeting in (lie House of Commons 'this morning when Hon. Rodolph Lcmicux drew attention to the fact that -Hon. A. E. Kemp, a member of the government, was one of the speakers. Mr. Leniieux said he hail read ills speech, wlilch was very moderate, and with some of the opinions expressed, he agreed. There was, however, a much more drastic rBsnlntinn passed. He wanted to know if Mr. Kemp represented him- self alone or Hie government on the i occasion. "1 hardly think the mem- iber is serious in his said blr. Kemp in reply. "I represented myself alone, the government had no knowledge of my "presence or what I was going to say- 1 am glad to know the honorable member agrees with ,some of rny opinions on the subject." This closed the incident. MORE INFORMATION 'WANTED Sir Wilfrid Lauricr pointed out that in the Canadian Northern railway returns which had been laid on thcj table anil printed there were estim- up to 11113, but no estimates oi earnings for the present year. They should have an estimate for 1914. The Premier promised to secure the information. INTERIOR ..ELKVATOH AND FRKIOHT RATIOS When the bill to amend the Grain Act, a measure designed to facilitate the work of the Grain Commission, was taken up, Hon. Gi-o. E. Foster, in to a request by Hon. Frank Oliver, said that each of the interior elevators now being built in the west would be supplied with the necessary grain cleaning apparatus. The site oi each elevator would be a terminal point. The railway rates had not yet been fixed hut the matter would be taken this summer by the Ornin Commission and the Kail- way BOiird. The elevators would he ready to receive grain in .December j or .lanu.ivy, next. I Mr. Oliver asked if it was propos- ed to have a storage in transit or local-'rale tor grain carried to these elevators. Mr. Foster believed that a storage in transit could be arranged but he could not Siiy lor a certainty i .which.it.would be. (Continued on Page Long List of Petty Thefts Laid at Door of Three Now in the Toils CHIEF SKELTON ALARMED Evidently Preparing for Some Attack from Un- known Quarter ZAPATA THREATENS British Cruiser'is Ordered to Tampico Under Full Speed Criminal tendencies among boys .of Lcthbl-idge have, during the past month found an outlet', which has startled the nolice, jind the possible criminal oareers of three young' scape goats were nipped in the. bud yester- day afternoon, following.a series of entries they had made into various buildings all over the city. Out of thirty-five cases of bur- glary committed since last. August, -Chief Skelton states that thirty-two were committed by boys, under. sev- entecn years of age, the other three being by men who 'were all captured- and convicted, and.w.ho..arD-.no'w serv- ;lng loug terms in the penal iustitu- I tions of the province. I On Saturday, reports were made to the nolice that St. Cyprian's Church land Wesley church had been broken I into, some damage done, and various Ismail articles stolen. A Biblo was 'taken from St. Cyprian's, and a'quan- tity of communion wine from Wesley. Yesterday afternoon Chief -Skelton spied a suspicious looking boy on the i street, and had him arrested. Short- jly after his he-confessed, to a series 'of crimes, and two other 'hoys, accomplices, were gathered in- i to the toils by Walter Lamb and De- I tective Wigg, and many of the stolen articles recovered. It is alleged that I same time in April, the Westminster 'school was entered; and an- alarm. i clock stolon, a boy scout's hat and a 'bane-ball and glove were takeii from Galbralth school, a testament from St. AndrewY, on the 8th o! May, Wesley church was entered, some communion wine taken, also, a mble and SS.OO in silver. On the 9th, Scott's bakery was entered, and five i. pounds of almonds and a-Jack-knife I stolen.' On the 10th St. Cyprian's t-r.liim'i- niitpr 1 i i at