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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald Volume V. Alberta. Wednesday, May J912 Number 132 KEPT TAB ON MEMBERS OF HOUSE OF COMMONS E. J, lYcam Had Statis- tics as to Attendance and 1'IXCIIEK CHEEK IL F One of the Biggest Gath- erings oji Fanners in History oi' Province (Special to The Herald.) Pinchcr Creek, jMay meet- ing held ihere under the auspices of the U. K A. ot this dlstiict last night "was, perhaps, the' greatest gathering of farmers ever" hold in this p'rovince. H a thtillei fiom the farmers' and an inspiring sight. The Opera House, which holds over 450 people, was crowded, and the affair from supper to the Na- tional Anthem, passed off with great eclat. There .was a supper sened at sK o'clock, nt whlcli 400 sat down, and after everything had been cleared theie. was a piogiammo of apeeclies and music, Mr. W.j J. Tregillus, president of th AlbeTta'.'TJnlted.Farmers', associatlo Miss Tregillus and Mr. E. J. Freau secretary of tbe provincial body, di HvercU.iaddresses. Mr. Tregillus spoke on the moder and strongly urged diversif ed farming-as the only..way tain uniform success year by j ear Miss Tregillus spolc on the woma: In'ielntiou to the farm, and her at diess, delivered in charming style T..IB heard i.ith aellght und piufit He Was Observant work of the U F. A, and the farm geneially. lie hac or three time: during thev past Session, ana took notsboolv and pencil with kirn Mr told "of, counting the mem hers In the' house al'au sit ting when woiK was dono How man. w ere pi esent on each, side, how many sleeping, how many indulging in conversation, 3iowv many reading books and papers, and how many nil were leally looking at the bill before the house, and taking an Interest the business' The genera] tendency OUTSIDER GETS JOB (CarxMou, Globe.) .Mr, .Martin Woolf, who re- yigned his ijosljipn'as CnstomH enter the contest for the provincial seat, was re- lieved of the above.dutles the first o1" the we-ak.. Tlie new of- ficer is F. M. Lavclle, Edmon- ton, who has had considerable experience along this line.. BIO MILL DESTROYED New Westminster, ,Mny main.factory of the !Hoyal City Hill, ogether with two boiler-houses, lami- ng.platforms and docks, were burned early this .afternoon.: The: loss: will be in the vicinity of fully cov erod by insurance. AUTO BANDITS WERE WIPED DAILY FOR' THE HAT DEGREE FOR :PELLATT Wmdboi, N.S, May 1 Sir lenrv Pellatt, C.V.O, received the, of D.C.L., honoris causa, from he Unlveisity of King's Vindsbr, one of: the oldest uni- of Canada. Paris Police Dynamite e Gamier and Pals in their Lair Paris, .May career of tlie last of France's notorious bandit gang was dramatically ended this morning, when, after eight hours' battle with lollce and troops, its leader, Octavo Gamier, and his confederate, Vallet, vere blown up by explosives in'.1 mall at A'ogent Sur-Marne, where they had taken refuge. Scattered by shots of dynamite, the louse fell in ruins, when the was, exploded under its walls, the po- lice found Gamier dead, and Vallet dying. Five police wore wounded in the battle. died in auto uhich T.as conveying him to a Paris.hospital. A policeman and a soldier, who the first to enter the ulU. saw Gamier with a mattress rolled around his body, the alone piotrnimg (Cohiimied on page 5) The Tiir.ee Is to become U'daily pajiiir. it will isbiio a morning edliion of his remarks uas not at all flatici- Ing to the august members of the Commons, the majority of whom lie thought did not Jake a serious Inter- est in the county's business Vr Fream, however, handed a. com- pliment to Dr. Warnock, whom ho scribed as one of the most courteous, Industrious and faithful members of the house Naturally this compli- ment for the doctor at his home town was received with loud acclaim ARRANGE FOR CONGRESS EXHIBIT MAGRATH DELEGATION SAW DRY FARMING CONGRESS OFFI- CIALS Magrith, May IB Seorelarj Mat- kin, of the Agricultural SocleU, .ind G W Heathershan, president of tho Board of Tude, uiotoied into Lotu- bridfls yesteidaj, and while there mado arrangements with the manage- sueiit al the Dry Fai ming Congress fo: a district exhibit from It is tbe purpose of the society, and the Board of 1'rade to work Jointly in this movement, ensuilng a bigger, better and more comprehensive display, tlian, would have been possible had cither one'of the should ered the resnonslbilitj alone. Air A Mercer, late postmastei at Magrath, also in Lethbridge with "Ur lleathershaw. Tho purpose of his uslt was to interview the officials ot the Congress, with a view to haling the old stage that earned Hie malls to and from Cardston in the old days, exhibited as a relic, during the time of tho Congress. This Is a very novel and intciestlng feature, and Mr. Mei- ter says lire officials were most ious to have him bring tlie historic mail coach city for the ex- hibition, and Major Hatch expressed tho desno that it should be kept in the city pel manclly. THE BUILDING FIGURES REVEAL FINE PROGRESS Gratifying Increase ii Eastern and Wcst- em.GjiiuulaJii April Winnipeg, May Financui Post of Canada sums up the buihlinj returns -tor Api il in its issue Permits weio Issued dining Apll in. thirty tlu'ee.' Canadian' 'cUles'ifo- julldings, with if-l-O.dSfJjHQO, wljich is 44io pei cent u adumce'oi the permitsrsianted in the same cities In April, 911 A com of Apul'b ligures leveals the "act that they eliminating i few cities whose ocened eiratically, somewheie in the ueighbothood but thiee iiullion dol- ais> less than die combined reLunis m Tauuau, Fehiuarj and March By ivwlmg the qihes at Poit Arthur m- o eastern and western divisions, it is that the cast has tinned a shown in Mai ch, and a ono cr cent gain for the inst quaite, 0 the satisfactory advance of 20 3 uer ent. The western sections snows a arge gain of 012 cent, and this 1 spite of the that in main of he cities it rah not expected that the igh oi last Apiil be eeded. Toronto, although Showing a de- crease, lias" the largest total, the cle-, crease being explained Ly the mim-i ber ot large buildings included last April's peimits. Eislit cities ar above the million maik, Toronto am Monti eal In the East, Winnipeg, Ed moiiton, Calgary, Vancouver, Saska toon and Moose Jaw in the West decreases are shown in the West, ant only two in the East, St. John's am Toionto's declines being JS.G ami 13.1 per cent, respectively. feutme this month is the absence oE many extremely largo percentage increases, at veil as the lack oi any considerable amount of decreases Onh one gam ia 500 per cent, that shown by Medi- cine TIat being 947 per cent Permits 'or three tuism-ess blocks, two factor ies and a hotel, are acoimtablo lor this iarge increase Edmonton ranks n .o Medicine ITat, with a 135 per SMASHED VEHICLE INTO PIECES IS AUSPICIOUS DAY IN OLD MANITOBA New BonudanoH Became Effective May 15-IIave Two Sea Ports Ottawa, May Manitoba is no. the postage stamp pro- vince. Yesterday special num ber of the was Is- sued, containing a' proclamation signed by his Royal Highness the Duke of Connaugtjt, putting into effect, May 15, the Act, according the boundaries to be the 60th Today sees Manitoba on a petition of equality with its sister-provinces. Manito- ba becomes a maritime province, with two magnificent seaports, Port Nelson andt Fort Churchill, and with a terntojy the size of a European extent. The proclamation is the last stage of forty years' fight of the prov- ince for a position of equality in th'e Confederation. CHINA REJICTED NAVY BILL PASSED :O Berlin, .May Reich- stag passed the second read- ing yesterday of tho Navy in- crease bill, without debate, ex- 4 cept'.for two Socialists' speech- cs. Onlv the Soclallals, Poles aim Hanqvcrlans voted agnln.it It. advance, and Maisonneuve, Brantfcrd, Chatham and Aloose Jaw are next in order, all with gains Ihiee hun- dred ppr cent Poit Arthiu and Foit William headed tho March figure's, with respccthe gains ot and 800 per cent Tills month, however, the increases are much smaller, 22 and 12 per cent Although Winnipeg's 3 per 'h small In proportion to those.usually shown, It will ha noted lhat Inst year's! total; was exceptionally large. The Kaln in actual figuies is shown hy Bo'monlon Moose Jaw, whose Increase Itself is Iniger than thj> totnl of any previous month In ila history... Other largo gains are ahown by'Calgary, Vancouver, "Medicine' Hat, and .Saskatoon, whose g.iina aio all above Reports from cs- peclnlly, lay emphasis on tho largo number of dwellings.included In thcao permits. In Jloose Jaw and Vancou- ver, for example, permits for residen- ces make nj) 28 per rent, and 25 per cent of the total valuation or the Ap- ril In Vancouver, if ftpart- on pngo SPIRITED HORSES FRIGHTENED BY LOUS ESCAPE Jlaeialh, might e been a' fatal .iccideut occurred the. other day, the team -he longing to II C Harrison, became Irighteued at .1 PJI belonging to the G -P K. comiianv, and ran away, throwing JIi Hnrruon Ins wile from tne rig, and, rushing headlong1 :nto a telephone pole, smashed the hicle into atoms At a result of the accident, Mi. Harrison has, a large ;nsli.in the head, a.pain-iul wound on :he ariu, and several other minor--in- urjes, while "Mrs Haruson sustained a had fracture of a numbei of ribs, ind will be confined to her home for seine time to come. The accident happened neai th arm of Daniel Crookston, while Mr. and Mrs Harrison were on then way roin RjMnoinl, and it IE little lebs han a imiacle that more seriOils TO ults did not follow -from the smash- p Mi Harrison wishes it to he un- erstood .that the drivers of the auto I'ere in no responsible tor the of the team, thev being aturally high-spirited animals COMFROBiSE LOAN LEGISLATIVE. COUNCIL IN SB CHET SES8lpN'_DECIOES ON i tPelcifr, May practically a the Legislative coun- session last night reject ed the compromise loaii proposal ot the bankers of the Powers declared agrco with an> form of foreign audit- ing of the finances. THIS rejection of the compromise the Cabinet results in a serious, situation, as the bankers de clilno to make any advances whatso- ever unless the pnnciple of foreign 'au-diflng is agreed to The assemble proposes that in the CHARGEDWITH STEALING HORSES Arrests Made Near Jviii- nuiulale of Three Men Who Were lieniaiuled Horse stealing obviously at :i actions for some peisons who do not figure out its; consequences. officers of Hie Mounted arrived al the bairacks here with Albert Graham, Bert Hortou-ai'id 5 II 0 Tott, the fromei two men having, it. is alleged, stolen ten hors es, the property of .a farmer named -jiekman, living near on he evening of Ajjjfl 11 last Tott is charged with receiving the stolen pio perij It appears that eight of the horses were before being stolen, and that eventually nine the animals returned with fresh brands on The men weie arrested in the vicinity of Kmnondale, and on then arnval at the harrackfa yester day they .inueared befme Inspector Weat, who remanded them for eight dajs, pending further investigation j LOVE CAUSED MURDER OF GEORGE LAKATOOZ c, EARTHQUAKES SHAKE INDIES St. Thomas, Danish' West: Indies, May 15 A severe and prolonged earthquake occurred at Antigua, yesterday. There was a prolonged shock at St. Kilts, and a slight 'shock was felt at Guadeloupe.. No dam- age has been reported. That's What the Crown is Endeavoring to Prove Against Willinsky SIX THOUSAND BOX CARS Grand Trunk to, Add to Its Grain Ca rying Facilities May Railway.has announced, its intentio of adding this season to the grain carrying facilities of the country h the construction -of addition; cars An addition power of the company to meet' th demands ot the increased rollin stock w ill also be made The car are already contracted; for, TOOK HOLIDAY TO HEAR ALBERTA'S PREMIER Warner Grtctod Mr. Sif- ton With a Warner, Way U What many, respects tho largest and besl njeetmg ever held in War- ier Mas that of yesterday afternoon, Premier Siftou was gieoted, bj a full house Every business houseMn cloieJ Jin honor of the visit rom Alberta's able premier, and he cceivcd a welcome -nhich left no as loathe esteem in which he s held at After opomng icmarks by Chairman Mr J W oolf, tlit) member, was itroducfd, j TIis talk'-nas along the line, of Uc of (he south country m and in railways, roads, j etc m paiticulai The Sit event of the hankers not receding ton government is doing all it from their position a heavy increase fail as it can 'to hr-Iji all part'; be made, or an mtcrnationa loan be-JorceJ thiough Growing discontent ib reported ii the most impoi Lant conti es, pnrticl iariy in the South All provinces are making demands for funds to paj the troops Officials feai any ef fort to enforce heavy taxation will -en danger the existenro ot the Republic KAISER THREATENS FRENCH PROVINCES In Anger He WiJ' Destroy Country Talking Berlin, May All Germany Is ringing with the Kaiser's latest iu-dis crction, which is nothing lesy than threat to smash the constitution'.bf Alsace-LorralDC. This remarkable threat was made at a luncheon given he Kaiser by Baron Xorn Von Bniacii, secretary for Alsace-Lorraine. IleEer- rlng to th-s political agitation in the in'ovhice, the .Kaiser said "Look here, gentlemen, if this coti- Inueg, I will destroy your constitution 10 -far you have only known me on uy good side knovv me on ny other side before long. Things cannot continue as tlwy -_ I simply suiasli the constitution and make Alsace-Lorraine into :a; Prussian province. The lOmperor's anger against the conVjuercd province ig due to a series of incidents which brought the Al- satian Parliament Into conflict .with government. The province's Par- liament passed a vole of censure on the government because-the latter boy- cotted the Joconiotive-wcrks at Graf- cstaden, the ground that the man- ager showed Freiich sympathies. The consure wag practically a rebuke, to the Katsor, who created th'c Alaatlnn government, and who was .fiirloiisly when about it. ENGLISH PRESS TOJAISEROW RUSSIA IS SENDING FEMALE BRI- TISH SUBJECT TO SIBERIAN AVarsnw, May has-how beer ascertained' that in addition to the sentence of four years' penal scrv imposed on .Miss Maleeka, tha English woman, who was recently found guilty of belonging to ail illegal Polish society, she has also been condemned lo exile for life in Si beria It is expected that, the English pers will take tip the matter with the'Foreign office in London. The woman was arrested on July 14, on a charge of qpmplicity. In the dots Of Polish revolutionaries. The S'ritlsii Foreign office maua reprtaent- tiohs to Kussia at the time, but the Czar's government, while admitting that Miss Malecku's mother was Kng- lisli and her father a Pole, had hecn naturalized in Groat Hrilain, ho nev- er, received permission to ehnnge his nationnllty, and, therofore, under tho :teiigiishjjtw, hia was In- effective, nnrl was a Rus j can a: il.r province impartially The iailwa> commission is doing good work IP oh- tammg concessions fronr the rai companies in favor of Ilie people The Candidate ATaitin Item ,iniioduced a itl the people that ho uould, u elected, earn out the policies of J. in tcjuig to be as fair in 1Iie distribution of lie said he wished 'to know no cast, no no noith and no south, hut to treat all alike be Ins aim The Premier The SiUon was then introduced and m his first few words the meinbei, Mr. J Woolf At no lime since Mi Siftoii look the icins, of government has lie wished fo have Mr out of tlio house. The eminent has no louer to request the icsignation of iiemhcrs at any time, ng-the foolish assertions-to that ef- pct. by the opposition members lonc- ng this constituency. Other things being said tn Dr Steuaii tha-t the inone; was all being .spent m the noith country when, as a matter of fact, ;it prtisent there are 1821 miles guaranteed .south of tbe t'NU and G T I' mam lines and. 3120 nortli of tho suid main lines The map Sleuari, is shou- mg ib also intentionally wiong, shou- ing more road in the north and less in the sitwlh p.iri of' ilie than is Ihe case while in and around lOtlniontoii; the opposition arc shou 11114 ome time, and afterwards' built, a, shack, in which they continued to together, and where deceued ud wife took in boarders. 'Dnrhif time accused] showed t, Tiolent iniutn- ation for the wife of Likntooi, and.at different times offered htr mmwy'ln order to induce her to go with him. On the night of the nnrdw, de- ceased, hia wife, two IM stranger present In the i On the morning of tbe day W the murder was committed. Mewed went to Coleman. About, 10.311 time night, deceased started out bW work jn the mine It would be tboifll tbat while on his way there, kn FELL 120 FEET Eumpes, France, May Eclioman, n aviator, whilft making