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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 27, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta CENTS Lellibridste, Alberta, H Justice Walsli Reserved Decision in Bert .luliii- i for Hani- ages Mr. Justice Wali-h reserved jcdg- n-.eiit in the claim for damages made In ilert Jobnscu ajainst the town of Taber, as a result ol liis bung shot and woimdi-d by ike town ion stable on night duty OL ll.e 30th da} of 1'lainlifi, who was represented b. )t. A. Suiltli, claims S5000 dinwscs includes ihe sum of SJGO lo medical nursiBB fees during the lime he was incapacitated. 1-. M. HAD JOLLY TIVE IN BERLIN AN KAISER MAY RETURN THE VISIT 'o Ike lUtcpayers of t.JS Urn wiled lo >ur jitteiiiion that Ih-re is some sen- woulJ icake future ncgnti.u'. (be the'city Jiiix-j We have Iraiwl ttat SHI.? in thai cim savors nl Ivvill t.e tolerated lot n minute if it is i U- 'liiio'Mi It would only le uucsii'm'- -----o Berlin, May Quecu Mary a! Kngland icrminaltd their visit today with a review of the guards arm> corps whlOi was holding spring parade at 1'olsdam. the re- view was followed by a gala luncheon at I'olsdjm palace.. Their .Majesties S the left for Knghnu in the afternoon town oi Taber, repudiated all lia'oil- _____.-fPl this >e is h.nd lo i-cmu-ivc lift-ause llrre absolutely no question tli.it it. is in tlic best' intMfst ,of ll.e ritj of Lcttbridfc as .1 In the first plare it means the ex- penditure, on the part of O.e I'.U., ol a iUin of numcy In llie city, whkh is so much r.etJid Itiib vcar in gice. employment lo cltiuns ami put mouey in ciKulallun. In the srcoiul pli'C it means Ihe es- tablishment of. a vmiuaeiit 000 would be paid over to i t before ihe i.otes held I. and others were, paid oil. call attention to the facl II cva voted by bylaw can oM) 1 1'ldir.liil, it "ill lie remembered, according to liis statement, en- gaged in nijhl seal rowing works t hen l.e was fired at by the constable, v.ho suspected him of lliicving lui-i- hrr lying around the new building r.civv kmmn as the King (leorce Ho- tel. The cpnsUiilu aflirmetl that his .iclion wab'due fo'Johnson r.ot stop- ping his viygyn when called upon lo dn so. IMainliii's counsel held that tho m'.iT.icipalitv was rcsiionsihlc for llie act ol its Mjrvant in a matter of culpable negligence in causing griev- ous bonil) ham; damage. The cefrnce took (l.e position that Ir.c constable was acting in accordance with the po'ver vested in him under ihe'criniinal code, and his aclion had nothing lo dti an> specific duty conveved by the municipality. in (.'Jr uly. It must not jar.a the money the i.otes uouia f.i in-he ioithcoinmi; before tie ir.oucv tor ii tic s'jbwsy- 1 It misM he well to call Itc rate- that, s most desirable lost siijbt of that tiie C.I'.K. without inurh imonvcnienre, ian establish distributing point l.cllibndgc, nhu'li would be i short oi a calamity to In thf third place Ihc Commission has pr.iclu-jIK ordered separation of grades at Ihe Uth VIHLU ......i- v pair! out'for the work in 1 pavers' atiention lo the tact li hvlaw and under tlie ad- .sir.cc tlio C I" 1{ huld in (M ninistmion of the .Ai.rs of UOO.MO worth o. nty moles, it is more inlcirsk-d notes paid tliaa Ihe S12.POO lihal will not be due until the sub- is completed, time il fully eipcitcd ll.at ihe ritj's ile'jt ill 'be wiped oft. Tbat, ol course, ill he dependent upon ll.e b'JrgcSH'S all the money bylaws pre- sented to them by the council to pay tl.e accumulated itcbls al the past Street anil, if the lily fused lo observe the request of Railway Commission the onus vioulil Xo confirmation was obtained of the mouth in August escorted by a squad Fai-miTS Along Weyburn and Rctlaw Lines are Eiitci'laining High Hopes f ALL LEGISLATION VETOED LORDS HAS TO BS PUT THROUGH AGAIN London. May re asperablid The business ihi week is vomjiaMlli-elJ- unimporian A vast program has been trough down Ihls scsslcn. wbicb, if carried. several We cannot urtc too the jnt-cw.sity for eiery turgess. vho de- ed If Good ..Comiiiamliug Oflicer Coiiltl be rnniid ?Jcu Would be Avail- able' iies to see CD ahead, oming out and sbowinf bis interest cabling his vote for th's Yours truly, D. L. llardic, H. E. McAvtliui- Suing a Southern Town 1'oi1 Balance ol Account TWO ACCIDENTS AT HAT GUESTS' AT GERMANY'S ROYAL WEDDING RATHER VIOLATED RULES OF ETIC3UETTE nerlln, May nuptial apart- mcnls of the uewlr married 1'rlnce and Princess Ernest Angusle ol Cum. bErUr.d, in castle in Ber- lin, wc-ro the scene, after last eight's of a scramble for souvenirs rihldi would have done 'crcCit to an American crowd. H.took place In connection the traditional distri- bution of bits ol the bride's Barter. The souvenirs actually disiributeil were tiny slrlps of palo blue satin, tlaraped with the h'rlde'6 Initial, and the dale of the wedding. Almost Ihe entire com- pany, numbering hundreds of bejew- elled Indies and gentlemen, represent- ing llie cream of the German aris focrncy engaged In a free fight for the ribbons.' A sunhpr deicribed tbe Bcene a1; a cross between a bank day frolic, and a football riot. The case in Hiicb II- McArlhur is suins tlic o! Cardslon or ItVc sum 01-51838.03 came up tor leafirVE ai "rne" conclusion ol tht suit for damages in ihe, Tahcr case. C. F. P. Ccnybparc. of Messrs. Church and Mc- ling for "pliiihtifi, wrnle defendant, is repicsented'by Jf- with J. Laurie, ol Cardslon. In the. monlh ol Ju.ly, 1911, the town'of Csrdston adopfejl plans ar.il specifications prepared by a civil en- SpeClClilUUIIft I'itl'a.l." ginecr for the construction ar.d in- stallation oi a gravity waterworks system, al an estimated.cost of 113.00 PlainliR was appointtd as superintendent it a remuneration D (1500, together with a sum to 25 per cent, oi any amount by whicl the actual cost o! constructing tti waterworks, according1 to the plan and specifications, Would he less than the estimated cost. During the. progress of the con- struction it was decided by tbc town o! Canlston to deviate Irom the lints ot conslruction as laid down in the adopted plan. This, according to plaintin, increased the" necessary amoiir.t of work. By. reason of ad- (Sriccial to tho Herald) Medicine Hal. May ace Ireland was run over by a frtiehl train in Hedcliff today and had one foot cut oil .and tho other badly crushed. Interest in affairs" military is revhed In LcthbridRe this spring .With ihe cadets niakjns a n.inie for them5elves, and the 25th Baiter; prc paring for annual training camp uei monlh, talk of other military organ Izalions is'beBinnlng to go the rounds There is a feeling thai there is roon another organiiation )n lha city. ot the drawback's has teen the lack of-an armory, but Bhould Ihe city v sncceeit in securing such a iiMlliliiig as a result of tlijlr .olffr lo the Do- Ini'nion goTcrnment Jof a free site of irniers south of Chin Coulft, whi are resiling m present ptosp-cts lot a bis crop next iall will not be com- pelled as in years past to haul tbcic grain twenty dc thirty or possibly forty miles to mstiet this year. They will haNe a railway at their tciy doors. The C.P.K. nill be on the" job. and by the time the crop is ready to market, some fitly miles pi make impossible (or the "will be ready for operation to rise until lale in Seplember. Home rule, diEtstabllehment Scot- llsh temperance bills have to po tlirough all stages. Other measures :o be deal! Include finance, re- venue, plural Irish land pur- chase, insu'auc-c amendment and edu- cation. Ilobcrt Saanson. homestead- three acres at HcnJtrsou Park, an living fifty miles south of other military unites U-ely tu spring up here fen- months. A troop of cayiilrx seems to be pre- ferred lo-oin'er'organtml'tHis wlil.ca -mlghu.be -BurneU wto before retiring. connected nllh organnalions. slaterl this mornirig tbat in "bis opinion a cavalrv iunit here would meet Tiiib great suc- cess. A few yrare ago application bail been mBdc for permission lo form a troop.here, and fllcy or sixty yoani. er, ......a Ihe city, had a leg broken hy a kick from a broncho, and driven lo Ihe cily this afternoon lo the general hos' .men signified their Intention of re- cruiting. But- no one could be found to .tale" charge, with tbe. result tiat tbe movement was dropped. Xou-, the. Major thinks, tbe time is ripe for another, attempt in this direction. F W DOWNER PRESENTS CUP TO Cards'ton, Pincber Crfek and Medl- and cine Ifat bave their squadrons, and LetbbrldEe is large enougb to. sup- A Kdinautic, Jlccliiig of Lovers hart Be- came Mmonton, May "7-FUc years ago William Beecroft left the little Eng- lish vlll.ige of Hadkigh in .Essex, it being understood that as soon he had made a posilion tor .himself he should write home for his intended bride, to join him. In Ihc hustle ot TiesLera' ifft, Beecrofi. 'neglected'. write for EOUIO considerable time, aud when bo finally did communicate, his lelter was returned as undellverahlc. Beecroft had also changed his address on several occasions arid for the last Jour and a half years had no Idea of the -whereabouts of-his During the last three years forlur.e had been Wnd lo Heccroft and be is f.- METHODIST CONFERENCE TOMORROW and Etzlkom coulees. Tncnly-lne miles o! sleel bavo been lair! on tbe west ecii of the Lethbridic-Weyintrn line to acesterday by Ilev. Salem G. Hland, Il.D., of v Wesley College, TRAINS COLLIDE AT BRANL MISSOURI liranl, Mo May 27. TV.O cngi- nrcrs'.wcrc lilM and several other persons, including ii r.umhcr.uf pass- engers, were, injured in a head-on col- lision between passenger trains No. 11 ueslbo'lr.il, ar.d.N'o. 12 castbound on tbc Missouri Pacific railway near tcrc early today. clilional engineering dilfirultlcs it was ound imrossible to constmct 'the York by Ihe. 1st of November, 1911, as originally prescribed. Owing- to he arrival of frosty york vas postponed with consent ol the. Icfcnrlant town, ami resumed in Fcb- luary, 1912. I'lamtitf avers thai, through in work caused by t lie .devi- ation, extra call was made on his time. He couM not undertake any other professional nork, and .was pu loo much expense in travelling to an Iro, and having to liic in hotels. H the reckoned Ibis extra to be a NAVAL EXPERTS TO REMOVE MINES May The Turk- has appointed, acom- go to BE HELD THIS YEAR BY WESTMINSTER I least Sinoo. His total claim from Ih town oi Cardston is made up as fol hows Ucmuncration as superin- tendent 25 1'er cent, of saving on cost of construction Remuneration for extra ivork 00 F. W. Downer was at the Inspection f the school cadets on Empire Day, iischarging tbe pleasant function of presenting a nag. So imi-Tesseii was Ir. Downer with the work of the bojs and the possibilities of. the cadet movement he has offerer! a handsome cup for annual competition. It wil constitute recognition of second piace hn Henderson cup of course'going to ho winning school. Mr. Kleetwooi announces that Mr. Downer's graciou offei has been accepted and It will bp made at once and given in Westminster school this year. West minster cadets won especial recog nition at the inspection and. the boy are entitled to the IIOSC.T of] holdln the Downer o'jp this year. Mr. Down er's action la .greatly appreciated an tbc cup will undoubtedly do much 1 stimulate- interest in the cadet fnov ment. I port one in addition lo the Batlery. If someone can he [ound to take up he movement, Ihfre should be little Ifi'iculty in gelling ihe coneenl of he Oflicer commanding the Jistrict o allow it. Lieut-Col CruikshaifKS as rather favored [he formation of'a eglment of infantry here, but the elay In securing an armory has made t impracticable. However, this would nol stand in the way of the formalion of a cavalry unit. I.ethbridge has plenty, of good ri.itrF, and plenty of good saddle horses NOT.' to find the man to take charge. STEAMER WAS IN BAD SHAPE Ixmdon, May 27.-Tbe cable fleam Dalrla'arriied at Qucenstown yes- r.Htl DGKU iv now- a prosperous farmer in tbe High River district' A week ago he decided thai he had earned a holiday, and de- cided that he would spend a Rw days with friends at South Kdmonton. Having no particular business on hand yesterday morning, Beecrofi walked down to the C. P. R. depot to watch Ihe arrival of the'train from the east. Among tbe immigrants was a girl whose luce-seemed familiar to him and as she appeared lo he un- decided as to where she should go, neecroft had an opportunity to her more closely. Finally the girl asked one of tho policemen on duty for direclions iis to how to find the immigration ball, and by her Beecroir, recognized his lost-sweet heart. After a sentimental scene on Ihe platform, mutual explanations were exchanged and Beecrott learned tha the girl bad met witlt considerable misfortune In England, and had .de cided to emigrate to the west. Th incident will have the Comentiona brought south again to lay the rails oa Ibz nest 25 miles of the line. This will bring it to a point almost di- rectly south o! flurdett. With gtoil construction weather the last. 21 miles ot Ihe line will he ready.to run service trains'nur. this 'all, with just the possibility that trains haul out the grain of tho 'district' may be established provided loading apparatus is secured. this will mean to the farm- ers soulh.anil cast ol Stirling "can he imagined. For lour years 'have1 been -.-wits' nd to'set-their crop to nia.rket; tiCnbut, ihe'ei'rWnse rating jrdihary prolils Tho outlook "AC., present is good for a big crop in.Iho iislricl, and with transportation fa- cilities, the fanners will rome 'to heir own. BOUGHT FARM NEAR BARONS- IS GHEATLY IMPRESSED WITH THE POSSIBILITIES lerday !u a disabled condition as a result-of terrific weather which she .experienced 450 miles west. She was unable to maSe cable repairs which were necessary and Has snort of coal and water. ending beloied of tbe romantic Total 0( this sum Jl.6i4.lS has hcen paid him, nnd the. balance, J1.83S.63 is now in dispute. .Mr. McArtViur occupied Ihc witness liox, but liis evidence had not gone I 'niiision'ol fsncrla to wlicre two vessels liave.i.epu 'drsiroycd slriUng sulimanno mines in ttic lasl wcrV, and fade all pnssible to insure tlic sate- ly nf shipping in .the port. Consular iKjIulchcs say hoth Ilic Senegal nnd the N'eVAila at the limp of striking i tl-.f nunps were hvo. miles [rum ll.e 7one of'what is ilcdarcil to tic rjanjorous. VISCOUNT MILNER'S NEW JOB llerlm. May Vtscounl Mllner, forrec'ly Hi8'i Commissioner for Eoiilh .Mrlcn, Is lo he anrtolntcd gen- eral Infotclor in charge of tac Turi- TCtorms a'ccoriilng lo Ihe Prank- lar hcfore. court adjourned lor luncheon. WOMAN BARRISTER SEEKS HER RIGHTS AT LETHBRIDGE PHECIPITATIO WAS 0.03 FOR MONTH TO DATE Otiawa, Liberal ran i her. where Iliey took tbe oath and jority in the Senate beld a can- this morning, when It nas finalb decided to move an amcndiiicnt to lli Naia] Act, which will mean killing Hie for bill. Bruce, w; sworn In this Senators xmrlon, 'May Tbo question o tho neht o! Kngllsh vcmon to plea In the courts the same ;TOV- lieges as their American sisters (s lo ho pui (o the test in nn, Important case !o be argued hero Mls% Gnyncllc Marjorlo BeblJ, n graduate of Gorton College, Is sufng as a solicitor. Tho movement iPh TCiOrrilS acctiriiLiifc lu r y a .....------_.. tor! HP will lake over hisi great Interest In the ewe, urging Itiat diiliei as soon Iho Hrlllsh i office has released'Mm. Iwcnly Ihonsanil women lawyffs practicing In the Unltcrl The amendment Smltb, Col.- Mason and Archie, McCall BTrlvccl In Ottawa thli mornlnB aij TersiTcd at once to Iho Senate chsra al Ottawa, was al morning. Tho four oe Introduced In the HOIIEC this afternoon, befora ilc- haln on the navy commences. The Senators were tho subject of many congratulations. Col. Mason Haled thh morning that he did not con'ldcr hh apnoiMrnenl would Inter- fere as president of Iho Home Bank. NEGOTIATIONS AT STANDSTILL Toronto, May negotiations- belwotn the major and Sir William MacKenzle, for Ihe purchase of Ihe Toronto railway and the Toronlt electric light plants are nt a stondatlll ai present. Tbc mayor does not. es- peel to baio a definite imposition to VnV.ill iojlie co-jr.cll before end of six SELL LOIS A pioneer in Kansas for thirl, irs. W. V. Zifiler, of Salina, has rchnscd ICO acres of Alberta's lest d will probably reside permanently! ibis province after this season. Mr. glar simply came here to look over prospects and was so fawrably mpressed that ho bought .a farm ar Barons, and is contemplating the urchase of another quarter section, berta offers heller opportunities, >s Mv. Zigler, lhan Kansas ever did, nri in the last decade has made more regress along nearly every line. We an raise more wheat to the acre and an raise live stock cheaper and het- ;r. The soil compares favorably ilh the besi in Ihe cyclone slate ho small towns look good to Mr Sgler, and he is in love.with Leth ridge. Ho left Ihis afternoon for Mlnne polls, where ha will investigate an which he thinks would 1) well suiter! lo conditions here. Mr. Kigler hns been a farmer all iis life, and now manufactures corn larieslcrs. He Is taking back several samples of Sunny Alherti's best wheat and oats, and a cart-load of literature which he obtained at the-Hoard o( Trade. UNIQUE METHOD FOR SELLING LATEST VAN- COUVER SUBDIVISION H. A. Macclonald, of Vancouver, rt- >resenting the syndicate which re- cently purchased the McGregor ranch vrhich is situate wilhin sk miles or Vancouver city hall, was in the city today in conneclion 'with tba placing of Ibe Into on the market. The pollcr of the C. P. and also of the B. C. government is to be followed. Lot's are to be offered at public auction an.d fold to the highest bidder above tho upset price. There will be some lols 33 feet, wide offered the public and Ihe auction Is to be held simul- laneously In several leading western centres There will be 25 lots offered In Lethbridge and Frank will wield, the hammer, the sale tak- ing place June H. As this ranch has deep harbor frontage on the Fraser' and Is on the B. C. electric line, Here doesn't Eeem to be much doubt aVont the possibilities confronting the'ln-' vestor. -Tbc result, of the new od of selling lota will be wt.tcb.ed' interest. Mr. the upset price Is very resson'sble. nnd tbe terms easy. ,.U Wcstbrook Bros.' farm just eas of Ihe city, there was a very he a rain laat night, flaln commented fall about 1 30 continuing for an ho It was a-'finc warm shower, grea refreshing Ihc garden tracts. The rain in that dlrccllon extended an far ujsi Sa Coaldaie, wetting the soil down as far as the moisture which bas been held In the ground since the rnins of a few ago. The crops around !ho ciu aie growing rapidly and within a few days will cover ths gronml so that, moisture will be con- sirvod more readily tha now. Truck garden produce In trie vicinity of cily is looking- especially fine. The total precipltallon last nigbt at Iho experimental farm was 0.05 In- ches which brings the loltil for this >car up to 3.S1 Inches.- This la more than ttio recorded precipitation for the same period last by a big margin, and gives 1913 a good start after tlie record fir tte The total jircclpiUtKon for 1912 was (riches. I riueltc, May the' elaborate hut small CO'.irt room of this frontier, Theodore' Roosevelt, ap. reared in what Is probably an unique occasion in history when In cHccl he, although a former President .of trie United States, defended himself un' der oath against the allegation ot drunkenness. His direct testimony look aboal an hoar and cross exam- ination Immediately In 'sulr star.ce Colonel Roosevelt defended himself as a man of complete sobriety although hot a total The. leading poinls In hh testimony may be tooled as follows: "I not total abslalner: I hsva- never drank a highball or a cocklall In my lite. I do not smoke and I do not drink beer, and don't cirlnk red nine. "1 have drank whiskey or brandy except nhsn.tba doclor pre- scribed It or possibly on sion after great exposure when 1 chilled through. "The only I have drank been whlte-.wlne'i' Madeira cham- pagne or vfry'occjsionallr.a glass of. At' home' at dinner f otten drink'a glass or Uo n'lns and water. t (Continued on ;