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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 21, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TWELVE 1'AGES LeUibridge, Alberta. Wednesday, May 21, CENTS Number 130 ALL JOIN HANDS GREATER LETHBR1DGE That is the Prediction Heard in Ottawa Poli- tical Circles Today NAVAL BILL Senate Likely to AtlJ Amend- ment Subjecting it lo a Popular Vole Ottawa, Ont, >Jay meeting of the Liberal Senators -was htM this morning to consider tha attitude o: the parly on Ibo bill, Tvhicti win coma up (or second reading GQOU Tho senators were reticent to nhat occurred, but the general im presfton nrevzlls that it practl caliy decided (o take such steps as T.H1 prevent the Naval bill from be- comiog effective for aome time to In all probability. iue> add (o the bill, the amendment wMcb tna.Coaservatives in the Uppe endeavored lo attach lo the 1. mirier Naval Service bill. This wan an amendment declaring that the money it was supposed to eoepem should not be sen.L ur.Ul ihe matte had been referred to the jitople. action; suggest the slblllty of an'- eqily general election as -a-'niRlUf." of- factf pre- dicted that the. government "go the country wlihln eight weeks.- HE CAN'T AGREE WITH HIS OFFICERS THEY HAVE NOT RESIGNED ASTRONOMICAL INSTRUMENTS DERANGED BUT BUILDING TES DID IT Edinburgh, Scotland, May lomb excluded in the dome of the Uoy.il Observatory at Hall past one this morning. The astronomical instruments were badly deranged, but the building it- was noi seriously damaged, Tho iomb consisted of an eartbeiiwaie vessel filled with gunpowder. Tlic po- lice declare that militant suffragettes committed the outrage. SPIRIT OF OPTIMISM WAS EVIDENCED AT TRACY BANQUET LAST NIGHT-UTRACY AT THE BAT" IS THE NEW SLOGAN-NEW COMMISSIONER OF CONMERCE AND MANUFACTURES TELLS OF HIS WORK---A SANE POLICY SUPT. PRICE OF THE C. P. R. COMMENDS MR. TRACY AND REVIEWS SITUATION OF THE CITY AND FINDS SCORES OF REASONS FOR GREATER FAITH-JOIN THE BOARD OF TRADE SAYS W. C. 1VES AND BE IN THE GAME WITH TRACY-THE BANQUET WAS A WINNER MINISTER BY ACCLAMATION Winnipeg-, .May Joseph Bernler, provincial secretary, was re- turned by acclamation for the con- st ituoncy ot St. Boniface-, today. Fourteen hundred electors signed j Ibe petition, and at one o'clock, no op-' position candidate bavins, appeared, iurnlorv Officer Leslerc declared ,4r elected by acclamation. After two during v.liich Ucthtniilge Kab drifted av.ay from tl.e spirit pf push atid op- timism which has (haractmrccl it in past the ipinl cl ihe eommim- itj" lus once more been they have had in times pasu Rut they haie absorbed Ibe "gci-tiigeih- er" spirit or.ce mote, a [well, lis present is probably full ot lts past is like an opi-n hook him, and he has learned its lesson thousand obstacles out of their R a) All of vibich vas conclusively prov- en at the bniujuet last night in the '-Lefbhridge hold, sponsored by men d the city, and attended more thiii has turned its lane. Lethbridgc is once more en I highway vihich leads to commercial any banquet ol its nature has greatness. been attended, in the annais oi is at the hat." H is probably not thai Ihe citizens ol have any raure taith the future of their city now thati ihe Edmonton, May 21. 'Although there is consirierable friction in tlj racks and among the. stafi of tts 10 St. UcgimMt -Edmonton Fusiliers the published report that the officer resigned in a body owing to thei objections to Col. F. W. Car- Etairs, officer roTniiianding, is abso- lutely denied by Col. Carslairg and the olbcr officers o! the regiment. It Eaid'tbat tho.report was given pub- licity by no officer Carslairs had re- primanded for regimental pap- ers with him when be left the city .on leave.of absence. On different oc- casions Col. Carslairs has asserted -bis Mtbority in a manner -vhich dirt mdet pith the approval ol tho majority of slaff officers, consider- able Publicity following some ol bis efforts to make ths general puMIc respect bis authority. In one in- tfar.ee recently he became embroiled in an argument, with a couple of vaudeville perlormers at a tbeatro perlorrnar.ee, nhtn he thought 'they were tryicg to make tiira the butt c! R slock joke. A scene was created in the theatre and publicity giv- en tho matter by tbe newspapcrs. COMMUNITY SINCERITY IS THE SPIRIT THAT HAS BUILT AND WILL BUILD UP LETHBRIDGE t mil iiupicsstd with the evident sincerity of Lcllibiulge. Many millions of'dollars have been invested in Lcllilmdgc properly and in the surrounding ngricultural district. These in- vcstmeiHs the cNpcdolion cf gain. has nuide liavc been fe.w. Viiluts 1 proved real. Properly Ims slcnilily advanced." Tlic city is 'Hie ppporiiinily_lo juvest con- tinues inviting.' -I am.'iiniircsscd .witb the unusual number of Lclhljrulgc pioneers .who liavc i-eiiiained bere and wlio now continue as act- ive investors, merchants, inaiuifaclureri IIIK) dislribulois, alid in tbe practice of Ilie professions.' Pioneers iire often advcliiur- eis and promoters. If is common for first sclllefs to sell out ,i( a profit and move on. They ai-c b'oomcrs. Lethbridge appears lo hove Jicon founded by builders. Investments liavc been in- vited but those traded in properly remain to help in develop- ing it. Lqlhlmdgb has pursued the policy of tbe "follow up." That may be'cnllcd coiiimunily sincerity. A community.tluit invites irivcslinenls musl make good. will surely follow discredit The founders of Lelhbridgc lo have entered upon a sincere purpose of building a metropolitan city. They are still on the job and are winning out. Present Attainments Are Notable A cify of few years; Lclhbridge fast approaches a population of twenty thousand, and is the third city of Alberla. The civic, social and religious life is high-loned. Education, art and music have high ailainmenl. The municipal policies are progressive. Public 'affairs .are administered with rare care, economy and discretion. Indeed, (lie sillaimnents of the present Lethbridge arc remarkable, ['might say amazing, but 1 reserve other superlatives for my vision of Ihe future. Jos. P. Tracy, commissioner oF commerce and mauufac- Itires, at Ihe Business Men's banquet last nigbl. Tie Junction was "a rousng suc- scss, and something ol tl.e spirit which marked the visit, o! L. Uichardson. two years ago, is or.ce more abroad. _ have been in Lethbridgc before -when similar ob- jects were in hate been banquets and banquets- That of last night will long stand mil 23 'the' banquet; for it could not but fce ad- mitted, even ly. the confirmed PESSI- mist that thai fce of pes- simism, pervaded the-gathering last niglii.' V .los. P. Tracy, newly appointed [iifflcultics, but mingled them are ifs pleasures. Us future none can tell, but ir it attains the height ot fame paiutctl for it last night by the chief magistrate of the c-ity, J.eth bridge be honored indeed. Anil Mayor llardic sincerely believes that it will. He cannot see otherwise. Dwelling for an instant with the past His said he was an olrl timer. He loved tie old ilajs, bat (Contto'jeil en page BRITISH OFFICER RESIGNS BE- CAUSE OF DISAGREEMENT WITH MINISTER OF MILITIA Otl.iua. MAV Tie Free Pms prints a story to ihe ef- fect thai as a result of a row be- tween I'ol. Sain Hughes, minister of inshtia, and Major General C. .J. MscKenzie, of the staff, tbe lat ter has resigned and is going back lo in (lie fall. Oen. MacKen- Jir is thp (In- Dntish gavein- tner.t spr.t to Canada to replace Gen. Lake UfoEiiiiig to Ibc Free Press a warm exchange of letters has tak- en pb.re between tbe minister ar.d Gen MncKenzie. and (lie correspond- ence will protabl) be- tabled m par- Jian.cnt. CADETS MET A REVERSE London, May Canadiftt Cadets have encountered their first reverse. Civil Ss.-rico Dealing tiem eisht poiDtF. In tbe alow and rapid firing eompelitlonp, Broun, of Que bee, made a IS George V. and Consort Welcomed at Berlin to Attend Wedding o CITY EN FETE tbe S list A. Price of .as the ever'had.' .V.r. Price 're- marked during tl.e ereninp ihat' be rielt a's-rauch at hoir.e Lethbridge as anywhere, -ai.d that he always wanted lo continue so.- His district is his and Letlihridge is a "bright spot io Ihe district. S. Shepherd presided over tlie destinies ol the tuaclujn, and kept matters moving at a true Seated ou his right was Mr. Tracy, and Dr. J. S. Stewart. 31. L- A. On his left v.ere found His Wor- ship Mayor HariUc, Superintendent Price of tlir C P.H., and C. Kes, president of the Board of Trade. Itost Miebnch's viaatls came in for their fair share of consideration dur- ing the early part oi tlie evening, but midnffittt oratory turned on, and reigned supreme- uatil INCREASING THE FORCES Cuddy to- flay selected Blx now forhfs force which haa been in need of more men. well on to o'clock. In introducing the toast list, Toastmaster Shepherd remarked, on the wide range ol professions and oc- cupations" represented, auguring well for the movement, unicb not to he exactly, but to he given new life in introducing the mayor, Mr. Shepherd said he lliere were other cities in tho .west, but few in the same class of Lclhbtldgf, and he was s-jrc Ihe would find it a suhjc-ct full of possibilities. Past, Present ar.d Future. JIajor Hardic kncins his subject P. TRACY OUTLINES SAFE AND SANE INDUSTRIAL POLICY FOR ADVANCEMENT OF CITY There is a diversity of gifts in our human nature that is in- teresting in this connection. I-br example, a piece of metal in hand, oim may produce a match, another a stove, nttollicr a gun, auollier a rail, another a ship, another a sword, another a plowshare, another a spear, iinollier a pruning-liuuk., With a bit of silica sand 'one miiy produce a an- other a bottle, anollier a vase, another a marble, another a side- wa.lk, anollier a.stone. My Iboiighl then is fo'arouse iiave 'aTi of Ibe opporlnnilics for the exercise of Iheir gifts in Lethbridge. 11 The iirsl is that those wiio have already tnulertaken the 'manufnrJnrc of anything in Lelbbridge ex- pand and cnlafgcithcir enterprises as-far as they can safely and profitably_do so.- To these we offer hearty sujiporl. The next natural is that those who live in this locality ami incline fo manufacture anything, or who have capi- tal lo invest, -will first undertake their cntcrpiise in Lclhuridgc. To fhese we sincere assistance. The. next natural expectation is that Ihose of oilier localities who may consider the establishment of manufacturing elsewhere be attracted by a capable and systematic presentation of the advantages and inducements for mamifaclnrc lo lie found in Lethbridge. These will he searched for, and earnestly and hon- estly dealt -wilh. Now Ihcse three expectations may all he lively at the same lime. I simply put them iif the natural order of results. Froin niy sense of the situation I believe a generous, whola- bearled co-operation along the lines suggested will-ic'snll in mak- ing Lethbridge a city of renown. In conclusion 1 will express my policy and my desires in three short words: All Join Hands. Jos. P. Tracy, commissioner of commerce and manufac- tures, at the Business Men's banquet last nigbl. Royal Families Greeted Each Olher With the Usual Embraces Merlin, 3fa.r ueather iMlii I.er brilliant sunshine- and cloudless sfcy has set in for the redding activities of Princess Vic- toria Louise, ilaUfJitcr of liic Uerraan and Kmpress, and Prince August ol Cumberland which akes place on Saturday. The official reception started this morning vfith the arrival of the jridegroom and the state entry into Berlin ol King Oenrge and Queen Mary of England. Thtie was no ceremony to greet Prince Ernest Au- gust he reached life station at He drove at once in bis auto- mobile to the castle ttiieie he took jrcaViasi with his bride-to-be before returning lo the station to meet tho British royalties. At the stalton awaiting the arriv- al of the train sere Emperor and Croivn Prince Frederick- Wifliarri in BriTish Emriress anil Crown' Princess. All the princes assem- bled in Berlin and a mass oi brilli- antly'uniformed miliiary and naval officers _and ministerial ami court v functionaries surrounded them. King Oforgu and Quceri they alighted from tbe train, were greeted with the customary cor- dial embraces by the Emperor- and Empress and the other racmbe'rs of'' (he Imperial family. King George and Kmperor then jointly passed in review the Guard of Honor drawn uy on the platform. This completed, the tivo.raoaarchs together and ths Queen Empress biife- by side, in ouen state carriages through the Avenue of Victory and L'nter Deu I.iridea lo the castle, rach cerriage escorted by a squdiiiuti of cavalry wilh peni-oned lances. Tht wide thot- oughlares were lined witb troops ot the guards army corps and behind them stcmed to have gath- ered. The dirigible balloons, Zeppelin and lansa, [King tl.e Hritish colors, ac- companied the royal train from Bath- enow, about 50 miles away, and hov- ered over the carriages as .they, droie toward the eastie. THE PROBABLE'CAUSE Toronto, >Iay men think the trouble between .Minister Hughes and Gen. McKonzlo, was the dismissal of Commandant Crowe at Kingston. HE WON'T Calgary, May row between Commissioner Samis and Herald reporter, resulted ia Samlj re- fusing to ail with the commission while ths offensive reporter Is pres- ent. J. R. SMITH PROVED AN ALIBI Man Subposed to Have Raised Cheques in Lethbridge was Released at Arlisl is Siil! at Large Edmonton, May (he charg- es ajainst It. Smith, was nr- in Xelson, n. C., on charges oi check raising in scicrn! Alberta cities, have heen dropped, Smith haling proved an nlihi m all tf.o After-he bad established his alibi, in regard to charges preferred against him in Kdmonlnn and Lctn- bridge, tie was held by the police, for ollifr uliich hale teen coni- Riiltcd in Vancouver, li'.t Smith has siicccMcd in shoving that he bas not been in VancouTer (or two years, and will not oe sent lo that city for trial. The authorities seem to haie tctn completely at sta In their cllorls (o capture the of tte raised check's. Tl.e ra'an who Jclrnud-. cd five Kdmonton business men in lliis Is supposed'to 'be some who obtained irom htirn business men a couple ol weeks' ago, and whrf alSD SftiircJ SRCO In en Fsiday', Ilo is'sliHat larco and oscrntine stcictslullr. RAILWAY FIGURES SHOW GROWTH OF THE CITY CPU WEI 1913 C. P. R.-OFFICIAL TELLS OF LETIIBRIDGE, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE "And coming at last, to Lelh- bridgc, iti which everyone present li interested in the greatest de- gree. ".This city, according lo report, had a succession of not en- tirely successful years- And yet, there art men here so Imbued with optimism for the West, tl t they another hitch in their bells, going ai it again. If figures are any criterion I cannot see that Lethbridge dean at any disadvantage during these past-few years.- In fact, am not avre ihat any other city has mado any more remarkable progress from a railway point of view, "More than four limes the vol- ume ot traffic passed through our little shed In 1812 as was recorded In "The number of cart pauiing through In 1913 an In- crease cf 30 per cent ovtr "The freight handled In the sheds here in 1312 vvat 96 per cent, in advance of that handled during 1911. "In 1903, 34rCG5 passengers bought tickets at our station here.. In 1910, generally as one of "the hardest years In the history of the country, iTc- keU bought; In there was a strike in the c' -I fields sur- rounding the cfty, pas- sengers passed their, money over the counter at the Lethbridge tic- Xel office; and In 1912 the mim- bir sold was an Increase of 391 per cent, over the.number sold during the year 1903. "I presume, gentlemen, that yfou know that you have ten in-com- ing passenger trains dally, and the same number of outgoing, .and none of them are mixed trains. "Our company has fallh In Mr, Tracy has en- larged on your natural resources- your thousands of acres of wheat, the ioal in your basement. Do not forget, either, that 75 mUes. to the weit of you, thore lies the greatest fle'd of domestic toal on the -.continent, which will Ust, mlftht I of year, "yknd the C. R. company Is cfoing Its share. It has built the ihort line to U now building a line to Weyburn to give you closer connection with the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, over the Soo line. The Suffleld line, which will open up new ter- ritory to the city on the north, is under construction. And now re- port has It that the Sao Ihe will build another line to Lethbridgs through Montana and the south. ''Other lines of .railway will come into Lethbridge, They are .bound to. They said they would. then the time IB coming when the present districts of.the C.P.R. will be too large, and have to be cut In size. Report has it that Lethbridge is to be marfe a diviifonal point, with a resident superintendent and his staff. I cannot that the mat- ter Is tnder consideration at the1 present time, but the- Urne is Ing soon when a re-arrangement of Ihe divisions will have to be made, and 1 can tell you, gentle- men, that when that tfme does come, Lelhbrjdge" will receive most favorable consideration from the officials of the For Lethbridge stands well eral Superintendent Price, of tho' C.F.R, At tlic Tracy banquet last night VVOVLD MAKE A DIFFERENCE Of IN CITY REVENUE MONDA'Y Alter a whole session during hicb arguments of those appealing against 1013 heard, the city round! yesterday ad- journed thc'l'o'irt of Revision to sit gain on Morula) wlicn their deci- sions will he lianrlcd down. Tlic gen- eral licnd ol the appeals during the .uas about the- same as The most important nas llMl entered hy'Mr-' Ibo Canadian Pacific wnich us a ol property.within the city limits.' They have asked for reduction 'on their assessment amounting to nearly wt would rnake a ol. eboitt on taxes II wen lo be granted. The assessment com- mittee of-the couacil, together rfitli City Assessor Jleeeh, go care- fully over every spiral and while it is admittel that the assessnient--may 'be somewhat, il is bflirccd re- main around the nineteen' million FATAL MISHAP TO BRIGHT YOUNG FARMER" AT WHEAT CENTRE. i' Roy N'eil Molt, a young farmer from Whcnt Centre, died yesterday at the hosrUal from injuries sustained in' a H from a farm ft agon on Saturday., The unfortunate driving a team .hllcheit to the ,runu- nlng gear ot a lumber wagon, and scat, fl on the hraco running from tho roach' lo tho' rear axle. His brother In a similar position on (he njf riosito brace. The horses gave a sufi- den .lurch which- Mr, Moll ground. He fell between the brace and the axle and his back was broken, either by the axle, or by contact with the ground. He ftfl3 home at once, v.hcro a-couvcyanco was got ready to bring him to I.ethbridgc. lie was placed on a mattress in a lumber wagon and. driven to Lethbrldgo, a distance ot 55 milfif. The doctors nere unable to pave the poor lad s life.. Ho twenty-one sears of age, and1 la mourned by a mother, Mrs. Rflgina Mott, a brother, John lj., and tpto sisters, UcsslC and Kate, The funeral flag held this morning from St. ratrEck's chorch to thy Ko- Catholic cemetery, ;