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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMH VI. TEX PACKS Lelhbriclge, Alberta. Tuesday, May 20, 1913 CEXTS Number 135 Properly Affected Covers All Parts of the Taken by Stenographer "With nearly t-.ro hundred lu (he bauds rt tho secretary-treasur- er. the court of revision ou tho 19U OfcsecStfient ruii promises this year io lo something icora than tlic rtc-re per- AN EXPENSIVE SHOT Maclccd. -May 11. Harvey, a farmer, adjudged guilty of having aUoiuuted to murder Win. McRae. was seal- faced seven years la the i.eultentlary today. The mta bud iiuarreled mer flcBicee, one day Ilaney toofc a pot shot at Mcftae, Bounding him Mr. Buchanan Urges Claims of Farmers Almost Ruined by Cut Worm Plague-Wants Stock on Experimental Farm Decision Against City Over a Misnap On a City Street Car fuiictory matter of form tint It bosj.> In head etwaya fcccn. Ju fact, !t appears to- day 'that the council would well to have all appeals sotlM by rtldny tverjlug. Owing to Ins large number of ap- peal cases. the, council is following a different proM'Juie this sluing ll'au naet yeart. All aiipua'antE arc be- ing heard, their oases being taken in shorthand. Al tho cencluslo.-i of hearlr.gs. the council as a ivholu will consider each appet.1, taking Inlo SOME MORE LIGHT ON THAT FAM- the arjm-ients put fur- IV aril by those- auatralins- In th's way they will bfc able to consider eaoh par- rel of property iu iu rolalloii to oth- era ol tho iu lliu same dis- trict, and few Inconsistencies All' the heartf up IHl nooa "V i GH ay u-ere lor a lov.-orlrp of asso nient on tl.n i3i.il ihc is hinlH-r idaii tho ia] J. Etkatorm and Thonaas McNa to Jiiat the aFEP3smt on seven lots br them on tho east side of K.fU'. street, FourUi untl-Fifib avenues, be lowered. They are assessed at and 000." which Ihey claim Is nearly above market price. Xo other appeals from thft saine blocV; are entered, L. M. Joiinstoo, for llio Stovcl properly Rpjieakd against tbe fiEEtssment of the seven lote opposite the Chiaook Club, at C. B. Bowman cd an appeal nsainst the assessment of tlic on tshieh his black stands oppoille tto Hernld. The" appeals are scattered all over the city; no one portion, being attack- This leads revision OUS LETTER SENT TO MAY- OR HARDIE Had Ahl, Love ring, la the'iuomenl of wrath, in te penned hta re. sJgnatloii member ot the city council boarj, followgd the regular liroccd tiro laid down for all olllcial communications, ho mlgbt no longer occupy an offloial posltton on the goitTiilnf body. Hart he really wanted to resisn be should have sent Ms written resignation to the Secre- lary-treasarer to mako It official. Then It would have'becn presented Iu the regular aloag tvttli other orl inil communications, and would have been acted upon in the re-cuter c o{ yesterday's meeting But, by bomo excup.ible oiTor, Aid. handed hU io Mayor Hardie. Tho Mayor claimed he and the Rfcause a blue hue car en ibe Sib ember last j. tapped suddenly, throwing Mibs Irtish, X-LC ol the teachers ol the cily schuuls1 v agamst a seat, fractntiug two libs, the tily hss been mulcted for to cover all expenses ar.d damages, together ulth the coils ol ibe au- tion. Dcusion to this cTieci i banded down by in- ter of tl.e District Court. tried the case here, it being almost the las! en the. tlocktt before he re moved to Calgary, The decision is an one, being the first dam- age action against Ihe street raihva) system, and ivill afiect the operating rules of Uut ntihh. On Xov. Sih last Miss English catnc out of Westminster school, an with Miss Heijtimgtoa, anott.pr teath crm boarder! the car at, the crcs near the school Miss llalnentit, other teacher of the same school rair.e out a moment later, alter the car had started. She signalled Motor- man Ue Long lo stop, v.hich he did, bringing the rear end or the car al- most opposite the school door, abo'Jt May iO.-V.-tr.i ih0 ol AgriCuUure's eatiruates wtro telng discussed In Ihe of Commons IHBI r.tgbt. A. Buchauau M P. s-jygestfcd that Ihesttck ilould be placed on tne eijieriraental farm at in order lo ihe movement for mixed farming in Southern Alberta. He A'.SO ibe mlatslor to provide the treatment LecesEar) to rid dtatr.cts infawd ivith the cut uonn freo of cost, point- iiiE O'Jt ihil the peel htd ruii-.tj the crops of farmers In past ytArs, and man> of them not able to defray tfce ot treatment out of their pockets. Contentious Clauses of Bank Act Under Discussion in the Commons SI fret from the irr. Miss not the 'jci C. J. pcssment of v the ground Uiat he TCTCUI30 therefrom, but frco to the athletic bodies of the city. Tovio, -Mar ECWS that tho California anti-alien land ownership till bad hcen signed b) Governor 'Johnson, was received here with re- jtct, although it 1 ad hceu discount- ed in official and ntin official circles. Jt was hoped up to ti.e last inomtnt, however, that Washington tion would prove successful. Tlu newspaper published extra editions with tlie announcement that the bill krwl been signed. The efforts the Japanese are cor.centrated at present to r-ac'ilying opinion, tint the task Is regarded in inanv quarters as a riore difficult or.c than at the time tf the California school controversy t-f a year Kiuco (1.5 death cf old tsc emperor the authority for gov- has steadily diminished in resisting the plowing influence ijublic opinion, and the spirit of dem- pcracj' is augmenting throughout the Knipire. tepoaod quietly in throughout the meeting. ThTs was discovered yesterday after the representatives bad the council meeting. Tliey wern closely Jollowed Dr. Lovering himself. Aid. SbjIUi rose to dsk'tbe ilayor rcEigr.mUon had Mayor Hardie rx- pIEcd Uut he had not heard It read; Ihcrpfore. Aid. SfceHh's question was portlnetit. However, he admitted that he hnfl received the resignation, but did cot feel That it dovohed on.hlm to lay it before the council, as an official com munlcation, as It had pot been passefi through the jrroper channels. He had an underfitanding Aid. LOT ering that If the latter presented him self at Ihc meeting hf. Tro'.iid tbe reaJgnation dart, and consider it ae hiougb it had never been But if Aid. Loreritig had addressed la resignation to Secretary-treasurer lohlncon instead ot the then was standing in the vestibule at the iinie, with her back in the direc- tion the car going, tthcn the car slopped, she TVJS precipitated through the door into tlic car proper, and fell against a beat, fracturing two ribs. Shepherd and Dunlop, wlio prosecuted for .Miss held that there was r.egHgcr.cc on the pirt of the. emplojecs of the sjstem. City Solicitor Hall. defended for the helrt that there was no negli- gence, that the car was handled tn regulation ipanner The in favor ol the defendant, setting a precedent of some importance. ONLY IDflWPH SUGGESTIONS ARISING FROM A LETTER FROM THE IMMIGRA- TION AUTHORITIES Ottawa, May of Die contentious clauses of the Hank Act was commenced in lie tommons his morning. F. B, Can ell rer.eivrd is obiection to the clause v.hicli ives tants a first lien on held r- a shareholder and docs not allow shureholdcr to make a traniirr ol hates unless he lias discharged all tis liabilities to Ihe bant. Uon. Frank Olim- tugseMeil that might be advisahle not to allow haieholders to borrow Irom the ink in which arc, is.terest'd Mr. Ames said such a law woi naKc it impossible to people to imest in banV lion Vv. T. TVhlic cijiiaiucii i'wi shareholder ivould he onl> rcquiret to keep enough shares to cotcr hu liabilities to-a bant. Mr. Tjurgeon, ,of movei to strike out 'the- clause whiclrwa-. iLserle'd in rommUlee. at the "_ of F. B. Carvell, prohibiting ban wauagers froirf carrj-iTig on an ancc business- Major Sharp r-airi ha had supports this clause in cnmmitier, but ha changed his roind as a result ol com indications he had received. Jn sosi cases, he said, it to b a hardship, particular I y on managers in small towns- lion. YY. T. said tbat the EPIDEMIC SUICIDES HEARO ABOUT LETHBRLOGE Toronto, Hay govern- lUcUl LUlU'JiSSiiOU fOl TO I OH- 'I- to. is ibe plan EUKkjesie-1 undvr v a liOiice o( Mhich rn by Aidenuin McUnde tn ihe meeting ol the council The aldermau is shying the qucstloo Ior r :o the eleclora next A A A Fellow Miners Peached on Him as Having Had Something to Do With Durda's Death WILL BE ARRESTED Sergl.-Major Hambley Left To- day for Great Falls to Arrest Him Edmonton. May seems o ba an epidemic of suicides In the ity. The would-be suicides am now n their way to convalescence in the j lly hospitals under the watchful ;ea ot the city police. A third ease1 ccurred late this afternoon A named Ed. IVvfcfcaanen. shot imself with a 32-calllre revolver in he Siar rooming house, at the corner Pace and Athabasca, and dying in he Itoyal Alexandra Hospital some lours later. MET FATE AT TIRANA. PROBABLY AT HANDS OF THE FORMER PASHA'S FRIENDS WITHOUT AUTHORITY IT AN- NOUNCES WHAT PERMANENT POLICY 16 TO BE London, May Dailf Tele- ;r.iph today ilcdares, without citing aiHhonty it has for the sl2t_e- nient, that so soon as tlic naval bill paws the senate. Premier Borden will consiitcr iiimfeli in a position to elaborate Canada's permanent naval policy. EEI ARUESTFJ) AT CUT BANK, MOM' ENROUTE TO O'CONNELL IS GETTING ALONG NICELY A telephone report from Milk Hiver f.t i con today conveyed tho news that Uei, comnilltcd the as-'a-ilt on n.m O'ConnplI, the section lort- IU3II, at Mil'n tie Pacific coast, Vancouver bf- ni; concerted into a great imperial H I: Just possible thai Letlibridge rnay foiloa' ihe luad of other western cities by establishing a municipal l bor bureau at the city hall. The sug- gestion was mnoted at tbe meeting of the clly council yesterday afternoon. the letttr from the Commission, tr of Immigration at Ottawa vsas tead, asking that tho cily be very careful lo nhoin tlie licenses Here Is- UPd to do business as employment ag- ents. The suggestion that a munici- pal labor bureau might be formed conies from Jos. I1. Tracy, commis- sioner of commerce and manufac- tures. He believes that it would be a good move on the pait of the city, while at the same time it 'would give those In charge'of the industrial cam- paign a line on the claes of labor com- ing info the It would also Bcrvo aa a protection to the city in keeping available a supply of labor at all timet, and regulating tlie tide so thnt the cily not be llvJeil with laborers during the off seasons Tbe letter from the immigration commissioner has been turned over CANADIAN CADET6 SHOT WELL Ixir.don, the Impcrinl cadet meeting MacWilli.inis, of Cnlgary, of Ottawa >UNf.ib of Ottawn. and liradloy, of Quebec, cured leftdinp places in tho fju'cl: fir Ing competitions. Tho c.idp's cil! upon SlriMtironn tomorrow; am Iho I-oi'I M.ivor of London entertains ilium on Saturday, priiicipie of the clause was right, al- though it might be drastic. A hank manager teing in a position cf a trustee of the hank's funds when in- surance manager, is in a position lo compel a customer to ilo business with him.. He suggested that the clause niiRhl be dropped anrt that .he. bankers' association be asked to ,ake steps io present abuses, Mr. Carroll said that judging from Jetters he had rerciieri, this evil was more widespread than he had thought He had rccrucd many let- ters complimenting him for hib ac- tion, hut mosi cases, slating that he had not gone far enough, it hetng contended that bank managers should cot he allowed to deal in real cs- lale. In some cases u amounts al- most to a scanttal, hank man- agers were compelling their customer to lake o-Jt more insurance than they dcsited to. Mr. amctidnicr.t lo stribi out the clause carried on aTolc o 41 to 17. The clause in regard to the PAYTON BOYS WILL HANDLE MILLION DOLLAR ESTATE LEFT BY FATHER anr Harlan Peyton, JZ'and -0 "years old, respectively, will be given the management ot a estate left by the death at their father, Colonel I. X. Peyton. Included In Iho estate is a seven-story" offlco building in Spokane. The brothers have opened offirea In tbe building and are start- ing to master tbe .details of their big 'sponsibllity. Until January 1st, 1914 bey will bave the "active assistance f John H. Feet, who was associated lib Colonel Peylon for 20 years hereafter the Peyton bovs will havt ull charge, subject only to tbe ser ices ol Mr. I'eet In an advisory cap ciij. Both boys have; traveled, eusively, but the beginning of their, usiness experience dates back only wo years. Their late father amass- d a fortune from, mines and real slate, invcslments in the Spofcauc ountry, where be was an' early sel- ler. Yiema, Mjy 20 I'aslia, coium.ii.dcd the Turks at Sculari throughout tie MCC. has been mur- dered al 'lirana, according to reports which have reacted the Albanians at Trieste, savs a despatch lo the Ilcirhspori from that city. Tirana is lissad I'aslia marched with many thousarnis oi Turkish troops af- ter Hie evacuation of Sculari and forinen a provisional Albanian gov- ernment. II is lliu-jgljt tlie riiurrler may be the result of a blooit vendetta car- ried out bv relatives of Monaral Has- an RiE.i P.i'iiia, who preceded Kssad comi.iaudant at Scutari, and sl.ose death ttcre was laid to Essad audit o! banks wittouf debate. passed Major then le-introducod an Sam Shari amenduien which had been kil'ed jr. committee restricting loans to lor to Mr. Tracy, who will make recorn- eign person1: or corporations to tfi mer.datlons to the council at a later Port Arlhnr, Ont May pallor and a number of adherents of the Finnish Lutheran Churcli written the city council, asking for prediction against the Flnniih Social whom they (barge with entering and distiiTbln? their meetings, anf wliom Ihey seiy In Ihclr letters are a wicked and ungodly people, who break marrisgn and openly ex change wives. Tho covinetj directed the fiilef ot I'olico lo send officers to tho church at fiilura porvlcca. OENERAL MENOCAL INAUGURAT ED TODAY AND PEOPLE HOPE FOR BIG THINGS Havana, Jlaj' With the inaug- iralion toilay of Oeacral Mario (j. Mcnoral as prcslrlcnl ol succession to Ptesideni Jose Miguel Ootr.e.v and ol Dr. -lose as vice- president, the Cuban republic enters on a nfew phase of its eipenence in a spirit of higli hopes for the preserva- tion of poaie and the of the prosperity ot the Island. General Mcn6c.il v-as toin in 1S66 at Maknzas Prov- ince. Hu. (rimil> removed to th United States, ami he educate- in Military of Washington and then at Cornell H the case on appeal lo the Supreme Court, or ask leave to go dlrcetly to the. 1'rtvy Council. NOT PREDICTING EXTENT HARVEST, BUT HE FEELS GOOD OVER IT Spokane, Wash., May tions for a tablet in meniorj of liAtn T. Smith, a pioneer mining man of the IloundalT district, north of Spokane, have been halted abruptly by the announcement that Smllh sill! lives According loi advices from Greenwood. B C., Smith suffered a paralytic stroke a few months ago hicli caused his mind to become a jlaok; and he is now in the asylum at lev, DC. A moalu ago Spokane mining men rtceived uord hat Smith bad died, and a siibscrlp- .ion was started to buy a tablet In his memory. When (he fund hud been oiUion dollars' worth of products nearly completed, InloruiaUoa came fren1. the ground, a tccation of .hat Smith still lives. Once the Irom elemental conditions, er of ground from which the Granbyjiheic is not muth cause lo Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co.' :ias taken fortunes in ore, Smith is es- timated to have been -worth which he spent with a free hand. New Vortr, May 20. .T. Hill, who left here for his home in St. I'aul 5ebterday, was not at all distuibed over Ihe preheat outlook and general conditions. a country can produce lea NO IWIH IN THE e said. "The general promise in the is good, although it is, of course, too Parly to make any defin- ite predictions as to harvests. Thtce are many things that might een su inches of grain and the halt bushel measure. The cool in the west has done no harm. Generally it has been favorable." Toronto, Ont May haie heard about Jlr. Foy's retirement for the last four years. There never has been ar.ytlimg in it ar.d there is noth- ing in it now." This Uy Premier James sets at rest ti.e rurnoied retirement oi Hon. .1. ,1. Foy and his elevation to the senate at Ottawa, lor the present at least. COUNTRY (JIKHS GOING TO THE HAT SENTENCE FITS THE CRIME FAVORS ONE CENT POSTAGE FORMER TEESWATER WOMAN, A DOMESTIC IN IS IN TROUBLE OPERA WILL BE PUT ON BOARDS AT GAS CITV ON SATUR- DAY NIGHT An offer has been made to the Loth, bridge Operatic Society, to so lo Med- icine Hat on Saturday, and put on two performances of "The Country Girl.' A netting of ths executive isns held last nlghl. and it was decided to ac copt provided Ihey co-jld get their ci pensesgnarantttd. The business men aro coroinar to Ifceir aid. and tbi-rty tiro of them aro guaranteeing J10 01 each, witch will be paid back provid cJ the company Is successful nt 1h Hat. It ts considered that Ihe trip will be good advertising for bridge, and Ibe men are re sr-osdlng Toronto. May Pleading guilty to ra] e on a young woman, Mc-Jowan, n souns married man sentenced to 12 >ears in peliltentlary by-Justice Kelly In the assizes this C. -May One, cent poftasc for lelleri after .Inly 1st, 1914. was in a resolution today l-y llepresenlalhe Iluuse, of Kenlutky. A MINER WAS BURIED When a load of coa! uhich lie had loaded, upset on him tn some way r.ot jet- accounted ior, Sam Popo-vilch, a foreigner, working as a loader in (he mine ol Ihe l.ethbndgc Collieries at Kipp, was butied this morning, and before- lie couM be rescued lift was extinct Tlic fatal'ty occurred early In the morning shortly alter the shift went MI duly. No one was' rear, when the accident happened, and the miic officials the Herald little intoima-tion. It is understood that besides being smothered, the imlotl'Joale man's head had hcen Split open, so that it is probable death was instantaneous, lie had hcen In tag at the l.elhbndfc Collieries camp since last foil, hul fiinncrly a risidrat o! Stadord Village. Ilr. was called in hut could do nothing. Coroner Humphries this tily, went to tlie mine tins alteinoon to hold the May 20. Mary Cai'emore, 26 jcars of age, who wa' engaged at the Kini; Kdwaid Tubti- cular Hospital, Hivcrvicw, as a do- mestic servant, was arrested by Iri- speclor Star and Uclective-Kergfant Biahop ot the city police, last night, ou the charge- o! Ihe murder of boin child. The'body of child was found in the vicinity of the old Pontoon bridge, west of Hiver- Park on Sunday. If is stated by the police, that the woman b_as confessed to the minder. The woman is a native ol Teest.a- tcr. Ontario, and is believed by the police to have married a man r.amrd ,1. J. MclV.iil, s plasterer by trade, al present in Chicago. ORIT LOST HIS DEPOSIT Gimll. Man lo tho official returns todar of the Glmli l.ye-elecllon, B. U'Tny- ior, secured 1674 md Aral Krgeislon, IJberal, S3Z Mr. Taylqr'8 341. ;