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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBHIDGE. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, J9J.4 NUMBER 128 II END IN IT ON A BAI1 FIELD Political Leanings f of Players in' Belfast Game Leads to Riot POLICE CRACK'HEADS MEXICAN FIRING SQUAD AT AN EXECUTION IN TORREON Shows Tension in Proposed Amendments Not Well Received REDMOND WILL OBJECT Be'lfist, May. was a fierce riot during a football game 'here, yesterday, which srcvf out of the political feeling of the play- ers.. It only war of words until .a.goal had been scored, when tlie losers' supporters rush- ed on their grounds, and the win- tiers' supporters rushed to meet them. The police tried to the grounds, bilt were unsuccess- ful, and a general'sorjmmage fol- icv.'sd. Reyolvers, stones and hot- ties were .used, as weapons by both faetiont.. ..The re- peatedly clubbed both sides, who retaliated as they always do .in -'.Btlfast. on both, sides.. van injured. v. WON'T APPROVE. Lona.qn, 11 Premier Quith's promise' of amending the __ Home; Rule blll.V'anuV John Redmond's than ever .for an .early refusal, to approve such a course, adjournnlellt of the House, leads'several UnlonlBt newspapers to consider .the prospects of. a general Has Only Six Thousand Troops Which He Masses for the Final Struggle Against the Rebel Forces VILLA COULD OUST HIM EASILY Dictator Will Not Beg in His Old Gold to Foreign Country to Guard Against Threat- ened Rainy Fighting Today Washington, May General Huerta is preparing for a crisis in his dictatorship, that ho lias long been planning to leave Mexico City with Ids troops and make a last stand at Puebla. midway be- tween .Mexico City and Vcra Crux, was understood today to have.-been told President "Wilson last nigl.it by Nelson O'Shauglmessy, former Charge of.'tlio American Embassy in the Mexican capital- Mr. Buchanan Yokes Protest of Strathmore; Farmers in Their .Fight SEVEN BILLS ADVANCED "Ottawa, May The second day of the mornmg__JiUings saw 'Com- mons big day ot work. 'The order 'paper. was .-again thinned and- the' outlook Boy purglars Get 6 Months Term at Portage election much nearer. The Belfast News-Letter today Seven measures, some of them min- or and some of major importance, were advanced further stages today. They included- n bill -to control ex- says: "For us in Ulster there is only amendments', to the Canada one conclusion, 'and that is that we must go on" steadily 'with our prepara- tions to make good our resistance. We cau liut.'jio .trust whatever in the Minlster'B. hope of being able to obtain before the end of the ses- Grain Act, amendments to the Can- ada Temperance act, amendments to the Irrigation, Act, a resolution to amend the Judges' Act, bill to regu- late pilotage at Quebec, and bill to amend Canada Shipping Act. The bill in regard to judges' salar- ies created the most discussion. sion a real settlement of nn agreeable amending bill. It. he had any ground for'that hope he would have stated j.'fherVwas a considerable difference ot yesterday what the'ground was." 'opinion mi the subject.. Strong pleas The freeman's Journal, Dublin (Na- [or increascs jn salaries were made by is unable to see any sood memjiets ,-rom all parts of the coim- In an. amendment bill if the govern- George W. Fowler, of Kings nient Is fixed with the notion before- Albert, N. B., expressed theopin- hand that their efforts will be treated ;on jjlat per -cent.; of judges in ith contempt.. CIVIL AVAR :'OR GENERAL ELECTION Although the magistrates of th" juvenile court dully refused to inform 'the Herald as to their findings in con- nection with the several charges of petty thefts against three boys, which were tried yesterday after noon, it is understood on good au- thority that two of the youngsters were sentenced to six months each at Portage.la Praine, the ing allowed olt on suspended sentence. There is a statute which' makes it- imlawiul for anyone connected with the juvenile "court, to disclose the and this was given by Magistrate JtcMillen as his reason for withholding the information, although he stated that he would much prefer to sec the facts disclosed, as it." might help to restrain other boys. In speaking to the Herald kst night, Probation Officer "Billy" Lamb wished to have the public in formed of the fact that the perpe- 'trators of these crimes were not school boys. All were wortjr.g in the city, and were over fifteen years age- ___________- FREDERICK SMITH ELECTED'POTENATE MYSTIC SHRINERS License Commission in Session Takes Cognizance of Petit- ion of the Antis OTHERS RECCOMMENDED mission, consisting Delinquent Tax Payers Have Till Tuesday to Pay Hie License Commission, consisting F "VtckerUJI F..Q, rong: and D T? Bayne, with .Chic! Canada today were paid, more as judges than-they ever earned .'while practicing at tliV-hat, and he'.further expressed the opinion that 50 per 13. Special cable cent, of the judges not have to from Belfast today says: work as'hard after'their appointment "Amongst Unionists the unanimous as they did before their elevation to opinion is that a general election or the bench. civil war are the sole alternatives j Lanctot, of'La Prairie, Napier- fiifing Premier LAsquith. The situa- ville, agreed with Mr. dc- is .considered extremely grave claring that salaries of .judges were now (hat the suggestion stage in already too high, tie also .condemned the debate has been abolished. the practice of pensioning judges, ionists feel no gratitude for ,the am- pnc-TEST FOR STRAf HMORB ending bill, which inay.be framed so FARMERS that Ulster cannot accept it and when consldcration of the bill to thus he forced into civil war on the tnc irrigation Act was rcsum- e.icuse .that she refused a generous cr, w ,v (Medicine. offer. The government is apparently wmlgllt lo the 'attention of the min- rronvtrinfr: .1 little from its and istn of farmers Atlanta, Ga., May Fred- Tick R. of Damascus Temple, Va. He was today elevated from his previous position of Deputy Imperial Potentate. vith foolhardy obstinacy is trifling Alberta, 'and other dis- with ilespwale men. tricts. He had, he said, received a "Premier Anquith s speech has stif- i Of repleseniations to the cf- leiii-d the Unionist resistance and les- fcot classification sened cr.nsideral'.ly the chances of an provjacd for by the Act-goes into ef- amicahlc settlement. The govctii- {ect> )Ilere wlll all cost menit's further political moves are incllrrcl[ to drainage, looked forward to with great apprc- of .lbout aollars per acre Sir Kdward Carson s mes- (his expenditure would be neccs- Belfast "Redo-ablc your ei- sary jn orlicr to pnl lho land forts, powder dry and pre- H ,was before it. was pare.Jor.the worst" sho'ivs. the. great wjth water. The land, he gravity of the. was originally sold, to the far- NO WEDDING BELLS FOR KING CARSON Rumor That He Would Marry Churchill's Cousin a Canard Toronto, Ont., May special cable from Belfast says: "The report that Sir Edward Car- son was engaged to he married is a canard, and was contradicted weeks ago." "It was reported that Sir Edward was about to be married to a niece of Moreton Frewen, a former Cork Brienite member, and a of Winston Churchill. SUKLY, N'OT WHOLLY OUT i IIH.TK us irrigable land and they ob- Ijeeted to.the increased cost, and sug- Loiulon, May HIP House of 'gestcil that the YMW tier, should be m- Commons today Premier Asqult-li an- quired into by a royal commission bc- iwcriiig qiicstums, 'admitted that Col. fore any action is taken by the de- who resigned tlie war sennv parlmenl in regard to re-classifica- rtarvKliip', w'as still a member ot the .tion. OGILVIE MILLS AT HAT TURNING OUT 1500 BARRELS DAILY Medicine Hat, Alta.', May Ogilvic mills have Increased their working time to fifteen hours, will make the daily output 1500 bf i CIS.. The of _ .Strong: and Bayne, with .Chief License Inspector Footer-.-and License Inspector Nimmons present, met'this morning for the consideration of the applications for the renewal of liquor licenses. A deputation of members of the Ulimsternl Association, representa- tives of the People's Church Union, and others, waited on the commissioners, and submitted the fol- lowing-resolution .carried by, a unani- mous stinding al the inaugural rally of the Lcthbridge Young Peo- ple's Church Union held in Knos church on llth. Whereas the city of Lethhridge lias more liquor licenses in proportion to population than either Edmonton or Calgary, Therefore, be it resolved that this Young People's Christian Union rep- resenting the Young People's So- cieties of the churches of Lethbridge -hereby petition the License Commis- sioners to reduce the number of li- quor licenses for the coming year by two at least. During the past year two addition- al licenses have been: granted-with no increase in population. We feel the liquor traffic to be a menace to the welfare of the young people of Leth- bridge. (Sgd.) Wilfrid Marsh, president. 13, M. Way, secretary, W- "E. Macalpine, treasurer. By wny of protest, endorsing the resolution, it was urged that in Leth- hridge there was one wholesale H- cense for every 1383 .of the popula- 'tion, Edmonton for every 1861, and I Calgary for every 3571. If these cit- ies can manage with the small per- centage ot licenses there is no need for Lethbridge to be burdened with jso many as at present. The protest referred to the policies of economics effected by the city commissioners, in uispL'iising with the services, of a highly-paid official in the Publicity Department, to the intention of operating the street .cars with one man. It was not in accord with the 'spirit of these economics it was con- tended that so many retail and wholesale licenses should exist. Their cr: fii'catly- to he deplored. jv, spoke in support the rcsointii. stating that it was carried hy an et. 'tusiastic standing I vote and voiced e unanimous feel- Advertisements for tlie sale to cov- er arrears in taxes will appear one .week from today. Tlie completed list was handed to tho commissioners this morning by City Assessor Meech, and a resolu- tion passed to this effect, but those property advertised, will he given un-, til Tuesday for grace. Any taxes paid up to that date will 'bo deleted fronvHhe list. cannot be held until nine from that the charter states that the list must be adver-'1 tised once a. week for four ronsecu- itive weeks in a daily newspancr, and once a week for.the following live weeks a notice of sale .in a weekly. There remains-unpaid at the pres- ent time, of this has been promised, and. may be col- lected, before the adverfcise-ment ap- pears, in addition to any other pay- ments which may be made voluntar- ily up until and including nest Tues- day. RETAIL; MERCHANTS HEAR CONVENTION REPORT Will be Sublet to Smith Bros. and Wilson-Will Start. LOCAL MEN DO WORK A regular meeting of the Retail Merchants' association will be held in the room this ev- ening .at eight o'clock sharp. The re- port by the secretary of the proceed- ings at the first annual convention held in Calgary last week will be given- Matters of importance, were dealt with and every member should make it a point to attend this meet- ing and find out what has been done. 'HAT LICENSES GRANTED Bow Island Application for Second License to Be Heard Later Medicine Hat, Alta., May License Commissioners sitting here, rscommended the renewal of all local licenses, but some ;u the surround- ing district will be investisatecl fur- ther before a'decision is made. The application for a second license at Bow Island will be heard further at Calgary later. Commissioner Grace received word from F. W. Alexander, divisional en- gineer, that his bid-for-; the city of Lethbridge "on 1 Thirteenth street subway; put the specific intent 'to avoid the work being taken out. of been accepted by the Canadian Pacific. (Tine t number of. .tenders was large and the competition, for. the work very keen, but Mr. Grace's bid of 45 cents per lineal foot -justified the award. The contract 'will be sub- let by the city to Smith Bros. Wil- son, local contractors; the highest re- sponsible bidders, aad work will.com- mence as soon as possible. j Tho contract includes all the con- crete, Biers and walls, feet of i piling and all the excavation and weep drains. The estimate made' for the job by the C.P.R. and the' city, was about X18.000, but Mr. Grace's bid was in the neighborhood of ;000, the C.P.R. and. the city to pay half each. The total share of the whole work to be borne by the city, including the raising of the tracks and steel for overhead crossings, is about' a saving of. hav- ing been made oil tho trackage. This money is in the bank at the present time, ready to be used. The contract 'wlU include-a clause providing for the standard union scale of wages, which for laborers is 25 cents an. hour. It is stated that the sub-contractors will-engage only local men, and it is this aspect of the successful bidding by the city which Mr. Grace had in mind when he'made out the tender. The commissioners are very pleased with the, cause it will mean the employment of many men who Have been out work during the "winter. ImiJerial defence. said the Marquis of Tul- libnrdinc, Unionist, member for west AMENDMENTS .-.WON'T. INTER- FERE lion. Dr. Roches-said'he did not had raised the mat- cons.'dcr that -the hill woulll, in the liir. "H not u sound prlhclpli that slightrst degree, interfere; with those a miin ivlio "has lost the cabinol's who have conl.racts wjili the. li. P. confidence should remain on the com- It. The .that lands should lie reclassilied, he lidded'had'come from P'rcmicr 'Asqiiitii: "Col. Seely has fnrmcrs, iind ,he a'dded that, witli rntJ.ost the cabinet's confident." some dillicnlty, .tiic -p. n. had Marqiiis of Tii'llibardlne "Tlirn been induced to it.' Snb- vliy-is.he nnt still in a Royal, Commission was To the'latter question no reply was asked for.. (Continued on Piec 11. WATER SUPPLY FOR STOCK Ottawa, Ont., May Ing the discussion of irrlga- tion matters in the Housu -S- yesterday, W. A, Buchanan urged tlmt Irrigation water running into coulcca should stored tno use of era for stock, and the Minister of tho Interior promised to deal with tho suggestion. 4. 0 ERECT P.O. CLOCK SOON And It Will Have Four Faces, Too, So All May See The onyih'ftn of tlie clock on the new post office.Will be commenced as soon as the tower, now under con- struction, Is comyluted. It 'will be one of the finest mado, and wfil .have four faces. Ttaworth Bros. Arm- strong have tho order. Big Irrigation Scheme North City Discussed Solution. i iu the time l: .-it imposed in the case of three '.icenses in the city the Youiig People's Union gained a moral victory, A. N. Packard, Arlington Hotel, Lethbridgo, recommended W. .1, Stokes, Alexandra Hotel, Luthhridgc, recommended subject to production of lease to department Ciias. ;Castle Hotel, Lcihbridge, recommend- ed subject to renovations suggested by Inspector; II. L. Stephens, Conl- dale Hotol, Loth bridge, recommended subject to change in.dining room ser- (.Cwitluued on Tattc BOOST FOR AD. CLUB "Now-come Moose Jaw and Lethbrldgo into tho triio western is tho way "Associated the official organ of tho As- soctfttfiri Advertising clubs of America refers to the forma- i tion. of tho Lcthbridge Ad. club. Ottawa. Out., 'Mav. the discussion of the 'Irrigation Act amendments in the House yesterday, Mr. Buchanan inquir- ed us to the truth of .the report that the government proposes to set aside acres north nf Lethbi'ldfio for tlie purpose of Ir- rigation? Hon. Dr. Roche said thttt sur- veys are being made in that dis- trict, hut that no final reports have been received. "Has the government Ma .con- contemplation the establishment of a government, irrigation' scheme in that Inquired- Mr. Oli- ver. "The policy has never been the .Minister. The bin was reported from com- mittee, and stands for1 its third reading. HURRTA ALREADY. FORTIFYING PUEBLA The President, it is said, was in- Icfmcd that Huerta had picked Pueb- la for his last refuge in case rebel assailants got too close to Mexico City, and that late developments in the revolution had caused him al- ready to begin fortifying and provi- siniiinir Puebla. Mr. O'Shaughnessy is said to have told the President that; Huerta had no intention of resigning but that the Mexican dictator real- ized that his regime.could not stand long. At Puebla, according to plans said to have been determined upon some months ago. he' would fight -rather than.consent to elimination. j Realizing that he eventuallv must Huerta, it is said, de- sires to acquire as much glory as pos- sible before the inevitable happens; DICTATOR HAS.- ONLy.jGPili) TROOPS fllr. 6'Sliaughnessy. is safd'v farther to, have told the President that the number cf 'troops which Huerta has command is greatly exagger- ated, and that as' a matter of taufc they number only to men. That neither Zapata nor Villa would .have any great difficulty in taking I the. city is understood to be the view Mr. O'Shaughnessy expressed. LAYING UP OOLD AGAINST A KAINY DAY His information is 'along the line of other reports reaching.the govern- ment within the last few weeks. Fur- ther information from these sources is that Huerta has been shipping gold abroad in contemplation of his ulti- mate exile. INSANE SOLDIER NOT YET FOUND Washington, D.C., May tary Garrison has directed General Funs ton at Vera Cruz to ask General Haas, the 'Mexican Federal command- er, what has become of Samuel Parks, the United States private, who, "wMIa supposedly insane, rotle through the Mexican lines, and has not been heard from since. A like inquiry has heen transmitted by Secrotary Bryan to General Hu- erta through the HraxiJian minister in Mexico City. It has been reported j that Parks met death in the Mexican J lines. FEDERALS- UfnK'T. [DELIVER MAIL Washington, D.C., May State department today received fur- ther reports from Vera Cruz stating that the Mexican authorities refused to deliver mall from Mexico City, and that now 35Q sacks are lying'scatter- ed along the tracks from Tejeria to, Paso de! Mache. BOSTON HONORS VERA CRUZ DEAD Boston, Mass.j May wera half-masted throughout the city to- day in.honor of the arrival of the cruiser Montana, bearing the bodlea of three New England men killed at Vera Cruz, TRADE RELATIONS WITH MEXICO RESUMED New York, rs.Y., Ivluy urst Indication cf return to oomuitirulitl relations between this country and Mexico, since the occupation of Vera Cruz was shown yesterday, when the oil tank steamer Barbante sailed from this port for Tamplco. 'The clearing of the Barbante the receipt by the Mflvinan Consul-General here of a cablegram from the Acting-Minister of Foreign Relations to the effect tlmMhe em- bargo on. American shipping and erican goods had been .raised on all the portfi of Mexico, except Veni Cruz. The steamer .Manual ..Cairo will sail for Vera Cruz and.Puerto Mexico Indny. Officers nf tho llns'-ssiri expected no dlfflciilty at either pert, on Page ;