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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta VolllllHV V. TWKLVK PAGES Lethbrhlgc, Alberta.Wtittacwla.v. November IS. CKXTS iVuinber 284 RIGHTS 10IHE Ranching Commission Held In- teresting Session Hearing Very Animated Arguments CLASH AS BIG SCOURGE AS WAR Cattlemen Want Sheep Ranch- ers Kept Out of the Moun- tain District f "The cattlemen cannot have everything. The sheepmen have certain rlghtfi." In those words1 "Chairman Pope ol "the Ranching Commission summed up the question or sheep ami cattle range at- the meeting of the commis- sioii in the, council chambers (his morning alter an extended and some- what healed discussion between cat- tle ami sheep ranchers over the rela- tive range to be ceded to each indus- discussion which took one hack to the clays when cattle ami sheep raising were the basic industries ol the south. From the discussion it was learned that the cattlemen believe they need all the range in sight. The sheep growers, representing also a large number of farmers, want summer range, and now it remains for the government to arrive at some divi- sion of the available range which will help to foster both industries. That was the main question oi the! meeting and it promises to bu a hard i one to decide for the amount OL avail- able range seems to he more limited. than is usually believed. The meeting here was one of the most largely attended of any held by the commission is composed, of Ui ULTIMO lopt Mr Claienct C ra liam and billet Ilut-Male The obiet-t of the commission is to gam first j hand knowledge of grazing and stock- in Lan j ada, so that the department may icqulitc buUi .matters as- LBmjre oi sue of le ises homestfiads leases, boundaries of lands, cancellation of leases and optional purchase. A Large A'I tendance Among the-ranchers in attendance were Oeo. Snapp, Warner F, Webster, Coutts Rankin, Twin liutte A. G'. Kemmis, M.V.P., Pinch- cr Creek Mr. Stauhton, Pincher Creek J. R. Domian, representing C. A. Morgan, Yetwood Win. Reid, C. Cflasgow, Frank Rosaine, N. E. Eklnnd. A. Norman, represent- ing A. Robertson, K. Peterson, C. Williams, T. Anderson, and W. Jaihieson, all1 of Twin Bulie London, Nov. plague, not cholera, is said to the dread disease 'which has appeared in Constantin- ople. The bridge of Galata is closely guarded, so that Infec- tlon -jnay not spread from to Peru. WHY C.P.R IS NOT ABLE TO RE- COGNIZE FREIGHT HAND- LERS' UNION Toronto leal -eascn the Canadian Hallway is not willing to recognize' the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees is made known by George Ham, of Mon- treal, head of the publicity depart- ment of the Canadian is in .the city. Mr. Ham stated thai it would be an impossibility for the Canadian Pacific to recogniz-e the Brotherhood as that body is -now constituted. "The biggest proportion, of those embraced by the tores herhcod arc clerks and stenographers, --and of those a great number are confidential said Mr. Ham." we recognize unionism, among them, there would be nothing! of a private nature but-what would be at the dis- position of organized labor. It can, therefore, be seen ;that the attilud-a of the Canadian Pacific in this matter Is the only one which-any'Reasonable expect them to pursue. Ae jfai Us the present tiouble was concerned, Pacific were not asked to-.recognize the union of freighttliaiuUers but one which took in fhirtv different classes of their MARGARET WOODROW WILSON Daughter of the Democractic'presi dent. She will probably be married from the White House next fall. Unanimous Invitation Sent Rev, George H. Cobbledick, M.A., B D; of Quebec City READING ROOM SAYS U. S. GOVERNMENT .CAN PROCEED WITH ITS THREAT- ENED INVESTIGATION Montreal, Nov. to the statement from Washington that the attorney-general of the United States might investigate and take action for violation of the anti-trust law against the Oraiul Trunk for stopping its New England exten- sions under agreement with the Haven line, G. Galloway, assist- ant to President Chamberlain of the Grand Trunk said this morning "Washington; can investigate all-. It pleases. There is no agreement be: tween the New Haven and the Grand, Trunk and their anti-trust law has not been violated in any wa> Wesley Churctr "will Consider Opening Reading Pallors for Young People yfj the regular meeting of the Ofliual Board ot church held last invita- tion the George H HA pabtor ol th( Mtthodist in the city oi Quebec f P Perry here at the" of the latter's pistoiate m June mAt Cohhle- dicl: lins held a piominent place in Methodism1 in eastern Canada for SOIIIL jears Prior to going to the jnuuit capital he is paster of lead- ing churches in Chatham an1 Wood-i stock in Ontario ei al church committees were' named as follows Sundaj School Jordan. Hall and Qonrticev lempeiaiicc and JMoril vvKeform Jordan, Galbraithi Louilicc, Cragg anJ Uentom A committee was appointed lo c'on- srdcr tliciacHisabiliti of establishing i reading room fot people in I tht, churt-h r i ROBERT SAGE Who announces that he will be an Alderrnanic candidate In the approach- Ing civic conteit IHISAN9MR IE TO THE MANUFACTURERS DO NOT AGREE THAT EMPIRE TRADE MARK IS DESIRABLE London, Nov. Overseas Do- minion Rojal CommibMon having heard several .witnesses favorable to a British Empire trademark are now receiving evidence showing the manu- facturers' opinion. ori-L the subject, which is bv, no-'means unanimous. Several influential witnesses declared that an empire trademark sim- ply mean an additional temptation to foreigners to place spurious trade- marks on their.'goods-and'would also put all classes of 'goods oil a com- mon level. House and Tipple Were Threatened, But Hard Work-, Saved Them Bridge Blown Up to Prevent Spreading of Blaze-Wind Saved the Town-Loss is Estimated at PETER COLLINS ON TRIAL AT .MAN IN QUARREL Pembroke, Ont., Nov. Stevens, department of aiiricul- ;of a charge Of murder being preferred tare, Edmonton; Neil M. ''Stalker, 'against peter Collins, -the young Grassy Lake; 0. and G..H. Roue- Hoss township farmer, charged .with riu, Stirling R. C. Harvey and C. S. Crest, representing the Southern Alberta 'Wool Growers' association L. A- Fclgcr, Lclhbriilge W. H. Fairfield, Experimental Farm, LctH- hridgc W. C. Ives, representing J. II. Wallace Co., Lethhridge Newman, T'incher Crock 1-1. T-I. .Jen- Coleman, Alta., Nov. before eight o'clock last fire broke out in Uie machine shop of the International Coal and Coke: Com- pany, and for a time threatened the tipple ami power house, as .well iis the business uortion of the town. When first discovered, the flames had gained great heart way, and the machine shop was soon a mass of flames. A strong wind from the north d'rove the flames and- sparks away from-'r.iie company's buildings and the town, but the sh-eds .leading from the tipple to No. -1 mine, were speedily on fire. These sheds 'were pulled down to prevent.the flamus from gaining ac- cess to the Interior of the mines, and dynamite was used to blow un the company's bridge across the Old Man River.' The firemen worked hard, and by 10 o'clock the was under- control. The damage to the 'buildings and ma- chinery will amount to The origin of fire is unknown. Jline manager Davidson states this morning that the miners would re- sume operations tomorrow. LIBERAL ANNUAL Considerable Interest Is be- tag shown in the annual ing of the Lethbridge Liberal association, on Friday, plight at the S. S. .Cafeteria. The presence of provincial Cabinet ministers, and other notable speakers, is suro to prove a big drawing card. NOT MM COMPLAINTS OF C.N.R. BUT NOT MUCH ABOUT THE OTHER SYSTEMS Winnipeg, to. R. McKenzie, secretary of, the Manitoba Grain Growers' association, a, serious car shortage is uow being felt, par- ticularly oh the C. N. R. Hoes: "Many farmers find that they cauiiot get their wheat shipped. out .at the sta- tions nearest to their farms. "Many of them are going in for long hauls, and some of th-am are even taking their grain to points.on the Great Northern having it taken to the United States, as they find cars ready on those lines. Mr. McKenzie said thut this season there is '-lot such an acute' car short- age as was 'felt in the west last year. The tew weeks in the season have passed off with very few-complaints 'being heard. The reason wag, he thought, that there was' 110 delay' ii transit of the cars similar to that of last year. Of late, however, according McKenzie, there has been able complaint of lack of cars along the.. Hn-aa. Js, R.-On the_C P. R. there has beetL-butJittle com plaint heard, aad the'sonic applied to the G. T. P. LEASES BEGf Provincial Government Present' Important Memorial to the -Ranching Commission A FERULE tlic killing of .Grant Appcllby, son ui ;i farmer in the same township, and n student at the Ontario Veterinary Toronto, tliu grand jury re- turned a true hill i'o'r manslaugliler others seriously injured early tocay this afternoon and threw out the 'bill i wllcil an cinoinnatti, Hamil taiu 14 KILLED AND MANY INJURED IN RY. WRECK ln.1., Nov. 13.-I'Oiir- n persons were kiiled and JU.lcen into an: -open switch, and crashed in- (icnce Avas given bv Miss Lilv Gow, .-Tim wrrr.kaue caught lire, but the 'flames soon were extinguished. Most of the dead were found in the wreckage 'of the first car which teles- coped the basgagr car. The engineer of the'fjasscniiuM" train is believed to in the wreckage, but the engineer of the freight train escaped by jump- ing. KircniPii and police worked at the wreck two hours before the first body was found. Holes were chopped ,iti ihc top of I he cars and the injured supplied with waU'r for which they cricil pitifully. .The passenger train, nuinVcr 3G, is reported lo havf had a clear track, hut .the hralteman on the freight train past few years as a result of the steady growth the sheep industry. Cattlemen from the' foothills to Uie west, especially'from 'the .Pincher NEW RIFLE RULES London, Nov. National Rifle association the shots. All sights approved for are eligible for 1913. Creek district 'Avcre here to hear the extra point nllowed for centrals :uid discussion, ami tomorrow the sheep- f practice shots will replace blow-off men from the Southern Alberta Wool Growers' Association will ssii'l a delegation to the IMncher Creek: meet- ing to hear the discussion there. If the ranching industry in the, south is lo be put on a permanent basis then both the sheep and cattlemen are go- ing to 'hare their say in what shall be the. law _ governing the range. When the question of sheep on res- ervations came up for discussion the meeting woke up in earnest. Com- missioner Pope the subject by asking, "iphouid cattle and sheep mix on the- .same grazing To' this tlic'answer was emphatical- ly "No." fConclnuod un page MERELY TWADDLE Clancy, agcr.I 52, .hicltsoii, Ky.: Mrs. Clifton Chancy and son Chester, aged f> months, Jackson, Ky.; .IcfTcr- son, negro porter, passenger train. Two unidentified men. One unidenti- fied woman. Fifteen seriously injured j were taken to the Deaconess hospital I in this ci'tv. Louden, Nov. report tluit Prince Arthur of Con- naught will ho Viceroy of .hi- dia, mid Unit he is marrying shortly, may be dismissed as veritable nviifcllr. 112 ACRES ADJOINING MACLEOD TO BE SOLD BY THE GOVERNMENT had'not closed the switch when it cleared the main track, for the pass- enger. Carl Cibsss, head brakcman on the' freight, said the switch had been left open by one of his men. A Passenger's Story Albert of Louisville, one of the passengers, told o'f his remark- able escape. was said i Xeda, "I felt chilly and was putting on my overcoat when suddenly I ibeard a crash, and iho next thing I knew I was sittint; beside the wreck- ed train. I could hear women imd men crying for help, and with the help of others found ;m axu and cfcop- Jicd a hole in the _side of the car. Kirrmcn soon arrived and began car- rying out the bodies." The crash i aroused the neighborhood and many i homes were thrown open anil tlic in-! jured were carried in and given first j treatments before being Kent to; the hospital. The two engines were! almost completely telescoped. They I reared up when they came together and were so wrecked that it was hours before the body of the enirineer of the passenger tram was found in j tlic cjih MR. K. p. JOHNSON PLEASED WITH AGRICUL- TURAL CONDITIONS- NEED RAILWAYS K. D. Johnson, manager of the Mol- Bon's Bank, in company with Joe Young, a prominent sheep rancher, at Bad water Lake, baa just returned to the city from a onc-huniivcd mile auto trip through that district.. Mr. Johnson went east via Taber, and on towards Grassy Lake. From there he went over the Badwater Lake district and wag surprised to find that prac- tically all threshing had been done. The of settlers In the districts visited by Mr. Johnson are of a high order, and it is significant also lo note that cultivation is carried on by them extensively juid scientifically. Mr. Johnson 'was 'also much im- pressed wit.li the substantial nature cf the farm houses and other build- ings, and stated ihat lands were all well fenced, ant] apparently kept in first class condition. The settlors, however, between Bow Island and Kipn Coulee districts do not like the idea cf having t.o lie wil out, facilities, and some of them who sealed there1 three years ago in the hone thur. the railrcad wonl.i .some day locate are talk- ing iibotit milling up their stakes and seeking other quarters. Mr. Frank Waddington has re- ceived a commission from the Do. minion government -to sell at Macleod, oh December 15, 112 acres, adjoining the, town, con- sisting of certain portions of- 11- 9-26. 'The upset'orlec is an cere, but the interesting part of it Is .that the power house of the town of Macleod is situated on the land, and the purchaser, other than the town must pay the town for the improvements. Should the land no at the upset price, it would cost the purchas- er Mr. Waddinrjton has also a sale of lands at Medicine Hat, on December 6, when twenty-four quarter sections will be sold, the tipaot price being About an acre. First Governor of ..Yukon Dead' Winnipeg, Nov. Ogilvio, of Ottawa, formerly a commissioner of the Yukon; died in the Winnipeg general hospital at 2.15 this morning where .he had been brought from Point Uu Bols a. week URO, suffering from typhoid. Mr.'Ogllvie had lived nearly all his life at Ottawa. 'Me a land surveyor and civil engineer by occupation, and was en- gaged i" many important public capacities Shortly after ISM when the gold rush started to the Yukon and iho federal govern- ment orRunixfld the territory, he wns named by Hon. Clifford Sii'um, then minister of tho Interior, iis first governor of the Yukon. Jlu wii a it n '.mcjo'of'.Mrs. SiJton. Air. Ggilvle left, the Yukon as poor as ho entered ii. but [ins jiiiice bfjnoim; IiHerosted, being prosidotit of iho Yukon Gold lirwliv company, a property which has noi yet, pnid a dividend..- WELL RECEIVED Suggestions Approved by Mr. Marshall Presented by i Commissioner Stevens V At tho meeting ot the Ranchinc" Commission held In the city hall thhi, morning, W. P. Elevens, live stock commissioner for the Province of Al-! berta, made some verj tienchantjre-, commendations regarding the lancfi- ing industry in Alberta which favorably received by the meet-j j ing. One of the most important wan- in connection with the size -of the leases, which, he be small i not more 'than ten sectlonb. Hia re- commendations have been prepared1'; t with the approval of the Hon. .Duncan Mnrihall, and were submitted in. detail to commission. report was as follows; "Those lands of this province which are at present be or whlcli." may hereafter be declared to be non- agricultural lauds, should. 'so ad- ministered as to induce the occupants, thereof to adopt inixed farming meth- ods as rapidly as the progress ot scientific agriculture make auchT meth- ods possible or economic conditions make them advisable; Special pains should be taken to avoid any and all plans of adminis- tration that are likely to eventuatb, in the establishment of a Gjatem of ex- clusive stock .growing, under range methods; then of a sudden exclusie-grain growing with His uc-a companiment of soil exhaus- tion and soil pollution, before the da systematic--.mixed fanning is airhed at As a means of obtaining the desired take the liberty, acting under the advice i and instructions of my. submit the following; Classify non-agricultural lands on. the following basis: Lands on which live-Btock.cau.be kept throughout the year. Lauds on which live-stock can be kept only during the summer season, whether because of climatic condi- tions or departmental regulations. Grunt closed leases for a fifteen years on lands upon which live stock can be kept throughout the year.' In blocks of not to exceed tea sec- tioiis. and place the growers of all classes of livestock on an equal foot- ing in the matter.of acquiring such louses, giving the lesee the privilaye of purchasing not to exceed two sec- tions of his leasehold at the''expira- tion of tho term of h's lease such regulations as will prevent-any- one individual from acquiriug than one leasehold, Make provisions for the protection of widows and orphans In the right ot. deceased husband or parent to the leasehold held by him. Grant the right to cultivate such parts of a leasehold as the lessee-may: see fit provided the minimum number of livestock are maintained. Classify lands upon which livestock can not be kept throughout the years into horse, cattle and sheep lands, ac- cording to the kind of livestock they are best adapted to grazing and admit, on such lands, for grazing purposes, under suitable regulations, and upon payment of a reasonable fee, livestock of the kind corresponding to such ;lasslfication. giving preference to jmall holders whose winter head- quarters He nearest the lands to ba ;razed. Explanations By non-agricultural lands is meant lands that are now or may hereafter be declared to be not available tor homesteading or purchase for any of the following reasons: I "Because the nature of the soil is auch as to render them unsuitable for agriculture under present condi- tions or conditions that are likely to prevail in the near future, or wit.h our present knowledge of agricultural science." (Continued on'page TURKEY OFF THE PERCH Constantinople. Xov. There is good reaaon In bwHevsj that the Turkish government has decided to negotiate direct.-.. ly with the Haitian allies, us the mediation'Of the Powers .seems to be fruitless- ;