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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 15, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. PAGES LetUbriiltce, Alberta. Thm'sday. .May 15. HM3 CKXTS N number 131 Will get Acquainted With the People and Conditions as a Starter HIS CAREER Has Filled Good Positions and Worked Under Some Big Men MEDICINE HAT SPEND Medicine Hat. Sluj Tha 't burgej-aes loil.ty arc OIL totalling over a million i dollars. dud fo'jr graining cuncesfcions Jo industries. Mr. JosBi'b V. Tw-y amvcj in the rlly ibis raorntas lo lake up tlm dul- of Conjrui'Eiontv of and Man'Jtaot-.ires for loo city oi l.o'.h- tridje. Mr. Tracy says he prefers not lo cr.nounco Us t'.tr.s of work uulil he i.as greater familiarily with coiAH- ttons, and pleads for the Indulgence BEkeil bv the new scholar who wauled to bo excused jntsl hi; "the hang" of ilie schoolboure. He did say. hovcvtr. lhat he hart i.-real iu Ibe future of and was impressed vvi'.li ll.t> spirit of the people. Mr. Trccy oke of i fcli, nmtius; Mr. W. A. liucban- M P.P. iu Ottawa, ilie last week of April With Mr. rnce, lie became familiar with the de- lurtmoTvts of tbe Dominion govern inent. With Mr. Buchanan he also Yirlled Montreal, calling on 2 number of railroad officials and financiers. Mr. Tracy also acknowledged court- esies encoded him by Mr. C. A. Ma- gralh, acd his pleasure in meeting J'rf-sidenl lies, of the I.ethbrldge Jtoard ol Trade, whom he also met Cily Gives Power in Re turn for Double Capacity at Mill HIS HONOR JUDGE WINTER'S FAREWELL SITTING OF DISTRICT COURT IN tETHBFUOGE Names "iding from the left: Judge Winter on Bench, Mr. VI. H. Irwin, Clerk of the Court and stenographer at their desks. Lawyers H. W. Menzie, H. W. Church. S. J. Shepherd, M. S. McArthur, A. E. Dunlop. J. R. Palmer. L. H. JohM.Icne, E. C. McKenzie, J. N. Ritchie, W. V. Mr. and 0. r. P. Conybeare. YOIIIIK in tin: photo, but the engraver r-nlly fojiid if necessari to cut down Iho picture-, leaving Ihe sheriff u-it. Mi m MORE is cm IN it JOSEPH P. TRACY Commissioner of Commerce and Man- ufactures for Lethbridge T.hllc In Otlaw Its tsld: I find Liith'urldse veil of everywhere I have discuss- ed prospects, since I was here in March, l-elhuildgo has a reputation for Ihrlfl, progrsis. eclerprise and leal val-K-, that speaSs well for ihe l.ublic officials and the business inei: who city." Tracy Is forty-five vcars of He is liie son of Alexander M. racy, a ad was born and educated at [Tonnioulb, in tlic state of Illinois. Ilia lirents were bolh professional s, and In ills early manhood, Mr. ?.oy himself lausht school for three At the age of twenty-one he r-nsaj'ed in a railroad office, under Thtodore P. Snouts, who was later tl.e firci president of tho Panama Cai-al Corrciissloa, and who Is now Iho president of the Street and Ele- valed Railroads of York City. Il is now- up to Manager Green, of the Ellison Milling aiut'K'.ovator Co, lu live u? to the promise he mado publicly last winter, thai, if the city id provide him wilh power at double iho siie of his roll! here; for ibis morolng Ihe Citi Council ordered the Mayor and Secretary-Treasurer to place their sig- natures to j. document giving Ihe mill- ing concern power, not al ?15 per an num. which they asked, lint at S12 per horse..power per dol lars better than even Mr. Orecn's wildest dreams of theap power. The agreement is to go into force an soon after June 1 as can In al their motorsr The.amount of poner io be deliver ed to tho mill Is 200 'horse-power, bo delivered between the hours of n m and 6 p.m., lo be paid for at Ih flat rale. If at any time Mr. Gree wishes lo run the mill night shild and he wishes the clly to supply hii power between 6 nm and IJ a.m, h can get it bv paying flFi per annum provided Ihe cily has tlie surplus pc" er to spare.- Tbe contract covers a pei'iod of te years. Should Ihe company at ai limo desire to change from Ibe fi rf-te to the meter rate Ihey can do Tracy was seven scars ivith Mr. Ehonts. Later he held important ex- >ccuttvo positions with three large Am- complr.lcs, v.l-ere ho obtained knowledge resided surtntetn iu uui- cago, four yeara In Pctrolt. and two a half years in Saglnaw. from which oltj he comes lo Loth- r.efore leaving Saginaw, Mr. Tracy wos given a complimentary f l-.er by tha olflcurs anil directors ot tlie a.-.glonw Board of Trade, at y. -which time lie was presented wilh an i engrossed testimonial and .1 splendid tolil walca as tokens of esteem, Mr. Tracj was ma-Tried In 1SS5 to r Miss Ada M. Ifwiton, n' Knnkakee, III. Thei hare seven daughlera and one sou. Two daughters. Miss Kloy flr.'i Mtsa acco-.npanied Mr. 1 racy to Lolhhridgc. Mrs. Tracy and i tho olhor daughters expect, lo follow nbjut June 1. Tharr son, Mr. Ilhnmar Trary, is a ntuuont of Iho law at the VnheMity of Virginia, and will conic T, cst aliout July 1. Mr Tracy the council at the conclusion of their morning session The council will find offices for hin lod.iy, and for tho remainder of Ih week tho Commissioner of Commerc nnd Manufactures will syfnil his tlm pe'lling acquainted with the people o the cltv, Iocs! Inslltullons and bca iberals Point Way by Which Parliament Could Present United Front Ottawa, Out., Ma> 15 -When the ouic. this morning Micnael larkc, ol KM Beer, c.iused n geacr- I lausli hv denving a report that he Land Ownership .a r __i _ Counsellor Moore, to have c-iuj- is; the Secretary to lay be ore the Cabinet, 'at tomorrow's scs ion, Tvhen an effort may be m.iiie to each final determination on Hie me oi policy for the negotiations wilh apan COUNTING THE BALLOTS _____ 0 Medicine Hat, May official of ballots in the Mitchell Spencer election is v being held today, with Judge Carpcnier presiding Moscuvifz Hros were robheJ laic lasl night of about S13 worth o! sec- ond hand goods, including fo'.ir ro-j u.lvcrs, Uo riles, knives, r.izors and jewelry. The Ihell ocrurted be- tween 3-3D and 7 o'clock, al their store, 716 lid Avc-., south, the en- Irance Ic.ng cficctcrt. Ihroiigh a ini.ill hole on llic side of the building. This hold led into a loft fiver the store, the- robbers breaking through Ihr ccil- irig, once llcy were in the toil 'Mor- ris had leil the store at at.out 1 o'clock this morning, and the ccniiUblc covering Ihr store in When (he Ambassador has receiver Secretary Bryan's formal comm-.mica ion, it will be necescary for him lo ommunicale lo'the foivign otllce a Tokio, and icceive instructions fo a rejoinder, so that proba- ily a week wiil elapse before the nc- ;otlations can move another step. (Continued on page seven) Tbeu Aid. talks tLe closdie and fighting- it tft n.sil.. Aud lo? of it ell Ibey i; ruorulng EtiksiOQi. Just Iho eania the paid leglotatoni at Oiuwa. 'll.e iicetio byli-v WAS tabled by secieiary treasurer this moruius. far ihe treasurer IHE seen very lie from tbe license bureau sear, and perhaps Ihtt wis tho xi for isbling l--o bylaw. Anv- ay il nas a signal for trouble. _____laie'.y alter discussion peneti. ite secretary treasuier sflid about professioual boilDg. te bjlaw reail- J100 tor boilag en- professional. But wreBtliuR d nol make make any diBllnellon bo- ween amaleur and professional er- ibitions. He tbat Ihls pro- idc-d. It Wat Pointed Thrn llio flsht began. AM. Skfith tho license reduced [o InP- Ald. Loiericg wauled il }1UO. In ths nd Aid Skeith prevailed to his great Measure, h'lt ibere'wss Ecitne polnteil rtisc'jpsion before the license fee was inally adopted. When Aid. Skeith asked lhat tba icense bo reduced from ilfifl to Lovering objected. "Why do you want lo re-open thai hw asked. "We have fought it out three Limes already, alwgvs wllli the sama Jesuit. I could up eicrylblnjr, lhat is done that way, just the as they do al Ottawa. The motions lu amend have all been lost, and my original motion to leave the fee at. (100 Elill stands." "You never put a motion to effect." said Aid. Stcith. Aid. Levering: "1 did." Aid. Skeith: "Show it to Aid. Lovei'ing tben ordered the sec- tary treasurer to produce "hansard" ut a careful search failed to reveal ij- such motion on the" hooks. r.ugb two amendments for reduction discovered, both of them being Sealed. Aid. Skeilh thereupon maintained lat as no motion bad ever been put a mafce the license H00, he had a erfect right to reopen tho queGlton. layor Hardie interjected Ihe remark hat he was in favor of good ional snort any time. Two in Opposition A motion was presented br Aid. Skeilh and Williamson that the license ee for professional boiing eihlbitions ie During the discussion Aid. Covering aeain affirmed his undying :o the thresten'ng o carry out similar tactics wltn re- ;ard lo other mailers w-hich may QUEBEC MAN WOULD ELIMINATE NON-ESSENTIALS AND TEACH IMPORTANT SUBJECTS MR. BLAIR OF A. CCMPANY IS MOVED TO MOOSE JAW A BIG GAS WELL .Medicine Hat, Mar There nas a big demonstration at Dunmore last night, when a well sunk by the Dunrr.oie Co. was blown off It tins i pressure of riSr> pounds. There was also a wa- ter displav. Water was thrown ISrj feet in ihe air by the [low. a (housainl people were present. Quebec, May order lo giv more time for the study of Englisl mathematics and design, the progiai ol studies in the schools cf the pr vlnce to be changed, nnd that th study of Ihe history of France. Ei lane! and Ihe United Slates be liniitc to the most geneial and indlspen able necessary for ihe ledge of Canadian history, is pro- position, nude before the Catholic committee of the Couicil of Public Inslri'dion, by Hor.. Mr. Justice Mar- lineau lln also want' lo tako away the ancient history from Ibe of the primnry schools as unr.tces- sary. HnHlLE IS 10 .Mr roil l.jund fVfrjlhin? siull-lia a'. 3 a. in. Shortly alter Mo lias auculrd MANY HAVE BtEN KILLED EXPLOSI.ONS OF DYNA- MITE AND POWDER rill'bure, Peiina of May 15.- dyn.amite 14 Hon. Maislull, ol the Mar- j IKjsitiL-n as manager o'clock, "thFi "onslaWc left his beat'of Ihe A', MaaV.nild fll.ijlesale Gro- lo EO to SlDiiDtrtvillc on another ]eery Co.'s l.elhhndge hranch to heal, and Hi" robcers look advance js.uccee.1 Mr. W. A m.nr._ of his abxer.ce and .vir.'' iilu Moscovitz repotted Hie hurglar) lo the police at 8.30, and they ale working on (he case now, but no r PRESBYTERIANS HAVE LET CON- Ja 1OI .VIOUaW Jim" lo take the managership of the trace ol Ik culprit lias been fouml durni oi upon Ihr Viceioy. one of his (Jhiel Davis told Herald Mwcicr within the last week In r.! huntcis and saddle morning lhat li the policeman cm ronn.ylvania, Maryland, and Wt-el a narrow from not hecr, compelled to ihauje Virginia, and attempts lo explode j serious injury alien l.e "iro heavily Ml''1' If (rnn'lng (aking Ihr Irinlc junip thrown tonight beat lo on account ol shortness ol men, tlic would Nlrd if Minng (aking Ir rfe jump Slnrc last Salindny close Mr. Kiflon pkicd liimsell up amid IhJ r.evrr have- ocuirtnl, nc tlic lnc. he bollevrs inilclv Slnrf last salirtflny noil: j r. sitlon DIcKcd lumseii up aim" m- to a havo Dcen killed, plaudils ol (he croud in atlrr.danrc thf Incw of the co.idi- 10 _._ ____ .i.. IPA linns, and dclibrralelv planned to jcore? r.avc InJ'ircil, fal- nlly, nnd much properly litcn ruincil. at ll-e simw antl rocic II.t out 10 the Insl lump, l.'il was placed in ttc inonry. luflicciiian. advantage o! the absence of the nrrn'B branch at that plate. Mr. Marshall will assume his r.ew dulics on tho 1st ear will be thresh- ed out. If time permits, the various departments will be 8'irveyed to find out wherein the current expenditures (or the year might he cut doan TRACT FOR tURE TO NEAT COST STRUC- ON AN INSPECTION TRIP Mr. W. H. fares, of the firm of Oor don, Ironsides S. Kares. livestock commission merchants, saskatoon and Winnipeg, and a director of the Win- nipeg U In the clly. lie looking ove-r livestock proipeds in the south country and In the district surrounding H.iidiculle Chuich ..ill have P. ntw edifice is soon as Hans Matson, the conlratlor, can gel the material toseltier. Tbe contract was si.ii-.ii! !sa r.igl-.t, and commence today. Hev. Mr. Atkln, the miajlonary, driving tlie (Irsl slake. Tbe congregation of Hardieville will be rlo-.ibly proud of rtielr building when 11 Is completed, and juslly so, for their pastor Mr. Atkin drew np all Ihn tlars and designs. This fact will, no doubt, tend to creale and hold Ihe cnlhnsisslic interest of all Ihe mem- bers, f.r.i raj.id progress IB predlcltd (or the parish Tlif builtllns will hit fiame, and will cosl in Iho neighborhood of jnSOO. curae before the council. However, .he mol'on was put and carried by two majority, Aid. Aird and Ixneiios bo- injr tbe only 'nays.' On tlie announcement of the mayor that Ihe motion had carried Aid. I.ov- cnng made his famous remark lo Aid, Skeilh. so the two may now be looked for on opposite benches on every measure. The an-.endins ol the bylaw proceed- ed with plenty of discussion Circuses will continue to pay S400 llcensa agreed upon a cojfle of days ago. Hotels will pay J3CO instead of 1200 as now. This amendment called forlh great deal of discussion, and U re- tbe tnajors casting vote to de- cide queslion. Aid. Skeitb. Wil- liamson avid McN'abb thought Ihe hotel keepers wtre paying enough Just at Ihe presenl time. Aid. I.overlng and Hamilton thought It woulil not hurt if Iliey 5100 more than Ihey do now. In Calgary Ihey pay ?109: Aid. Atrd was of the same mind, and ones more the house lined up. thres lo three, the mayor giving the deciding vote Hgalnsl tho and raising. the license lo 5306.- to Grub Counters When Is a restaurant a restaurant? Wlul is a tona fide restaurant Ans- wer Ihcse (lUCEllous and Aid. will KBOJI when to grnat Ihe request of tlioja who apply for restaurant li- censes, lie maintained thai many men vho have nolhir.g but ice cream parlors lake out restaurant because it gives them a chance to keep open on Sunday to sell ice cream and candy, contrary lo the th-t Lord's set. The mayor, said he had no objection personally lo the sale of ice cream on Sur.day, but he did not Hie lo tie Ite council do acvthlng which would Isave tho opinion that they were winking it a contravention of tho acl. Tbe license will therefore be granted only lo lr.0'8 who nm bonj fide restaurants, the city solicitor will bs given tlio task of deciding what a "bona restaurant IP. Other licenses .wera' granted above. ;