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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 22, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. 16 PAGES. Alberta? Saturday, November 22, 1'JIS CENTS. Number 291 .ddressed a Gathering of Taber Young Liberals -and Dealt Particular'y With the Proceedings at the Recent Session of the Alberta Legis'alute ,UCID EXPOSITION OF THE NEW INCREMENT TAX Points Out the Reason for Its Adoption arid Declares the Principle is Worthy of Poor Man or the Farmer Will Not Suffer, only those who can afford will ill CALLED Fred Grant .of Leduc Shbols Two Women and Then Kills Himself Of Forcing'; Son of A..E. Humphries Met With Fatal Accident at Wilson Siding ;Then? to Face (Jiuss- fir'fr'oi' Ofttcehisui TUB .SOCIAL EVIL Edmonton, Alia., Nov. Grant of Leduc is de-ad as a result 01 Ehootlug Iiimself thiougli the ino-Jth after he hail attempted to kill Mrs Aspil'iilitS foi'MilyOl'Told J. J. Flood by shooting her three limes, and Mrs. Hood's eld- SlOOll Oil est daughter by clubbing her on the with tho butt ot a rifle. The daughter will likely recover, hut lira. Klood is In a serious condition. The "Different-Problems Each-'i candidate ..at last night's a attend- Dominion government, wli, in future' C.30 o'clock, while'Mr. is raicling Itinder-the. auspites a well-to-do farmer, w-as In EUmopton. was iwlns liie shootlr-.B. he built a fire' answer of the A 4 iininiTrn GAWUIUftlti r, SENTENCED HANG While engaged In makiug a coup- iiiig on the iidrliiboiu-.il Cardston irain El Wilson Siding this morning, Hub- ert Earl Humphries, son of A. B. Humphries, Immigration Officer here, caught between the couplings and killed, almost Instantly. The acci- dent occurred at There were no eye witnesses so far as could le learned, although several passengers Wloniiieff. Man. Nov. j Snyiiders, fo-jnO guilty on ot thy murder of Orate Saunclers. his sister- In-law, at l.wkport, Man., ou October B, was this moratag sentenced to hang on Feb-uary 28. .5.... Taber, Nov. :1 meeting of tho Young Liberal club be required to be.assesecd at the rate on the tlie which' lowing They were call last night Hon. C. R. Mitchell, min- ot 3% cents per aero instead of filled lo burn; (her, he.set fire to cd to, the it were. Here are Uter of public, speak, cents as in the past This rneacs that stcble, destroying Ihe stock. After- tie qucstioas. and answers: er and ia a masterly address of two' '5 be paid on a quarter section wards he walked to a straw-stack ab- hours', duration outlined Ihe work of Instead of as previously was the out a hundred yards dlstanl, placed the recent session. Mr. Mitchell took la'vr- SHIcholl said Increases in tbe muzzle of. Ihe rifle in his mouth, up Ihe various legislative changes and w-ern never palatable hut every i and out ME trains. explained them all fairly and frankly fair minded man would agree lhat suf- Grant .hod been drinking heavily of and made so pleasing an Impression Meat money K, .meet .the demands late, and It is believed his miiid was Imt-I I-don't know-tta were several frplsht cars on l.n-l Ttfi if I mill- N1 II in I IPIt hardlV. SUlllCte Question No. 1 How "do.-you propcM to deal with thevipeial evil, and do you 10' on the train saw the lad fall between rear coach ot the train aud freight car. The northbound train, which he was brakesman, meets the southbound Cbutts train at 10 o'clock at Wilson. The Cardstou traiu backs onto the siding, and the Coulls train JUSTICE STUART GIVES HIS DE- CI5ION IN OF E. THE ACTION J. COOK Bins n clean city, oh thc maiu tracK' 'iad to that a vote of confidence in and ap- preciation the -.government was }5.a quarter section would prove a unanimously endorsed. Mr.' .Mitchell's hardship. explanation of the much talked ot uu- The Village Act earned Increment bill, was-especially The llon. ,hen flsaU fine and the audience showed marked ,ne changes in the Village Act to approval of the measure. 5lr. borne detects 'that; had been "vVestlake was in the chair and on' brouchl'to light by experience. The tho platform were Ed. Brown, S. .1. government has now power to dismiss Ed. Mi.tchell and. Messrs. a village council it it is deemed to be Jones :and Scofleld, all .members of acting unwisely and not in Uio interest the club executive. ot pcollie. He did not think that Mr. expressing railed and he did not think' unbalanced on that account Details o' Irto best.-.' feet .it. I may loss ir.fr, ivbluj left' hardly. auulctent space the Kncfi to the New Voters of Femin- ine Gender LOTS OF 1'KOMISES Nearly Three Hundred Women Present at the Mass Meeting truck gardener, southeafll of the city, will he called upon to the surn o'. because Ills dogs killed 151 sheep belonging to E. J. Cook, on December 18 ot last yeir. Such was the judgment handed down idies ia municipal politics in bridge have come 10 slay. That ivas the o! hardened old-t'rr.er cumrfllyncra She ladies' in ttia Central S-l.oci a'Jill- torlum Ibst held unto tho aire- pice3 of Ibe Women's Civic Club Tha iadles were there, about 300 of them. A large number of men were Uiere too, out of masculine curiosity of course. t They wanted to see how tie ladiws would conduct a oampaif n meeting. It wai- the first of its klnJ ever helil htre in the province ot Alberta. The nen jot some If Panlihunt Details o: iho attempted double. somcWd'snplhe way I answer this tor the passenger.' so it was necessary. E in the murder and suicide arc fen-, so' but- I have studied it and to make a connection between theU Supreme Court this mormug in he tar as can be learned-Urant entered read learned treatises on it. You .two, back .the freight cars. farther famous sheep killing "Be., In grrlnB the bearing a rine. Ho.first cnrinol tolerate only thing Ldown tlie siding and pull them back rcav -Mrs. Flood. fired at her, the 16 ilo 1s it to the bitter j into place aller-tlie'Coults train had bullet taking 'effect in. her rielit To.'do'that you must have a, passed. Thc train was iu'motion at shoulder The second lime he fired Felice matter lias been. time-Humphries. endeavored to the ballot cut off of Ihe fingers under my depirtnirnt this year. 1 coupling. As near as could of her right hand, and the third shot have Kid.- more in. my ;be he was riding on the brake entered the head near the temple, poci.et tonight if J had givtn my con- i Enoe o[ Uie passenger, made a swing Then, apparently, the second'oldest sent' to.'certain 1 can only for Judgment for the plaintiff. Justice Stuart slated that from the evidence tlie balance of probability .-was In fa- vor of Ihe He'allqwed plaintiff to amend his statement ol claim so (hat damages were awarded 51 Eheep Instead ot 131, the oih- i.crself had there, she misat hivr> Imtned something about woman' suf- frage. W. C. Ives, prffiiaent.of tic Board of Trade, presided.. .Tl'l.s appeared to Ve rather an anomaly unljl. he expliln- ed that he .irae chairnam because at Ills capacity as president of the Board. ot Trado of which .the 'Women's Clyjc Club is the ladies', orancn. The fact that the ladies allowed tii.m to fill Important position sen-ed to dispel ans lingering suspicion, that militancy was rife In Ixthbridge. The msyoralty' candidates were tho; Ex-Mayor Adams was uu- say -KC must study, the problem with daughter, heanoK tlie shots, ran into the government would called on to jear, and alio to .give, some ol "the municipal orgp.nlzations more nower limn UieV .previously .enjoyed, as it appeared Id -be-' to the -best Interests of such ttiai they-.should have such powers, The rural municipalities have now power to levj- and collect educational (axes on lands subject to'aucli taxes, lie thought It would b'e more satis- factory for all questions In regard to taxation In the rural municipalities to bo uealt with by_ one official, so that lhat official could at any. time Issue a statement on any piece of land In the municipality showing all taxes oalslandlnj. Tho principal aroendmenl made to tho lical improvement Districtsi Act. continually disposing ot lulled, and while existing small iw clinll Vn trlcta are empowered to continue no liuch now districts can be established. Provision was also mide in the Local, improvement Act whereby' the, rate of assessment on all lands subject to assessment in large local Improvement districts, except teased from the iis'tcrriule'deed complete; he went There arc homes In connecttor: mlh the'issuing of dc-. ealtlc barn, -tontaiuins .consider- :Canada' where these girls could- bentures by" a village, the deputy min- ister ot municipalities is given rower to sign them owing to-the minister having.to he away fronrhis omcc-so mufilt.and delay being undesirable. In future tie secretary' treasurer of a village- be" "required1 to keep a debenture'register, so-lhat can get such Sn'or ma- lion at a glance. -An.important change.l also been made' in the minimum amount of taxes payable. As the Act previously stood the minimum payable by each person was for municipal purposes and 11 for-sehool purposes. It wns found difficult to administer where parties holding i. large number per lot for municipal purposes and a lot for school purposes, this will Increase the taxes of Ihe men holding in! the engineer to. stop the train, but he i it was too late. Sergt -Asherand Mr.- able1 and touched a.malch'ilo careii .for. There are sympalhelic Mahoney pulled Ihe lifeless form off it. He'Was successful1 hero, for-in. a'popple in .this cily who would raise''the unfortunate lad from.beneath, the-.' few minutes It was a roaring furnace, .the Money to srr.d-them there. As j train-and carried it Into 'the baggage .iorUhe-others, I would .'drive Iheni j coach..-.- News of the sad. accident Hnut-.pf-. Lcthnridgc and keep them as reached Letiibrldge about 10.15 by phone to Wilson, who notified Mr. Humphries.' The body was theu. brought in on the train -and taken to Fctlerley's Under- taking parlots where .an inquest was held 'this afternoon-, by Coroner Dr. (Continued en pngc QUEBEC VILLAGE WIPED OUT SIXTY FAMIUES HOMELESS r FIRE LOSS. VERY HEAVY far-'fr'p'ni as 1 .could. That is 'my solution. Question No. 2 .you' think It is gofng to possible to reduce the tax rats for the coming year. 'Aid. don't-sec how it Oiford, F.iig., Nov. I don t sec how it Rivera, pofsille if we are lo get efficiency. Robert Earl Humphries was born B. H. do, cerlainly. lor Lloyd George thinks-it impos6llile that.' I-. explained in Glenboro. Manitoba, "where hi: father wss stationed at lhat lime. He (came toi Lcthbrldgc with his p.itents tor.'.he woman suffragists to so-. Ex-Mayor Halch-N'o, 1 don't think j li; years ngo. he attended the lhc passage'of a. granting public schools, lie engaged as brake- thc parliamentary franchise lo irprnea Rev. Atsin-H what I have heai'rt n willl c R jn lnft in the British Hies, as they liaye tr..... a majority of tho people behind tne.ny and hr-ve not captured njij' political machine. lie [rnve this reply to a deiiuUtion which wailed on him today, and broached the question ot .woman suf-" The. militancy ol some of ;l en h.ls set him against them, said. true, no. Question No.. 3 Would you rtceivr. with favor the 'suggestion that a woman should he appointed to the. Board health and the hospital boar3? Aid. the Hoard o i having worked for A. Delany prev- iously. For a short time he was running on n passenger to Calgary later beiiig transferred to Ihe Carl b'ton pp.ssenger Irjvili w'nicTi leaves here al-ii.45 in Ihe evening returning at 10.2'i in the morning. H did not MagrJlhj farmers, are In allendancer at the trial... Wymari''creditors; claim didates themselves have: felt- should hive received part oi ci nslrained to pass over. They ivere A nvjmaer of--well-known i asVgd by the chairman, and- they had to be answered. The candidates kuew. this and came up to the stratca. Some of them .were ariswered 'in a'rather1 .-oundabout boV" the ladies were sitting In' and If tho anawere are found lacking it will be shown on December" 8. No man was allowed io ask' questions. The ladies would not tolerate" any rowdyism at thc meelirig, so Ihe were specially warned at the begin- ning that 'they were ptwwt on suf trance. There were-six questions id they. were. CtlKPInS present. 1 am intimately acquainted j came ITI contact. He was exceed- WAS AQUITTED ON AN ATTEMPT TO MURDER CHARGE Ste. Marie lie BCMCC, P. Q-, Nov. thc villa-c, the people, were jicdicir.c Hal, Nov. houses destroyed, one Help was (r.-m jj-vls ynruoc iva? dred hotns and their contents burn- and Khcrbroole, and. the IAW. li-wn charge of attcmpliig lo murder hospital ho.-.rd. blxl'y lamitics rendered homeless, sent its hiigade. They atrlvcl oi 1 Andrew Cliisick. The trial- arose Mayor Ilaidic- with the- work that hoard, and miist-say lhat we have the besl man- ajed hospital in Western Canada lo- .jdfiy. have a lady superintendent would probably iaVc.Ihe plate ot B woman on the board. K. If.. answered ijurstion.En my address. 1 most ccr- 2l._Mivc lair.ly do favor hily lonight1 oi on both the hoard of health and'the hospital hor.rd. certainly would HAT RATEPAYERS ARE GENEROUS Meilicine- Mat, Xov. 2l.-The rate- ?ayrrs by an ovcrwhelm'ng today approved ti-.c agreement made A FERNIE MINER LOST-HIS LIFE IN A CAVE IN 'Martin, a llclgian' larm liand, And I am not making a bid I6r voles plfadcd gu.lly in police court lo two in 'his opinion. counts o'f lorgety. He lorged the (Continued on 1'a.te name ot his employer. HB was rer Kcrrtlc, B. 21.-Owing to i Creek mine this morning Joseph Sy the cilf with Ihe tan- a was instantly adlan N'orthern Railway ar.d also killed. Deceased was. _-s-d bylaws providing lor all ex- Another accident occurred sii-rtly "ndilures next'year to nilcrwsrds at Xumher One N'orlh: otejr.hMf a million dollars.. One by- '..w, lot a cow hay market. 1'ercy Jcti-s on iicfcited. iiiiflidiiij; a Painful injury, mandril lor si nlc. I was lourid g'lilty ol I stealing some clolhcs "and re- :rnandfd for sentence. FERN1E YEARS ._ WANT MR. MALO TO RUN Tabrr, Nov. Malo, la being petitioned .to nm' for- iVale nwd In' taking .the mayor. He has been a coin- Ferule, Il.C., ;Nor. lne.lo Ms pleasant mar.ly character. Hc Is Hie sei-ond son or Mr. ami Humidiries.. Two brot'ierj out sister, nil 1'nlng in l.olhhridgo. survive him. The of tlie sad ieeldi-r.1 caused n src.it sliock and consternation nmniis his many Irienrts. Tr.o funeral lias been arranged for Monday afternoon at 2.30 from Iho parents'.home at Iminlsrallon Hall, lOlii Street. Ftev. G. H. Cobblcdick of Wesley church will conduct tlie ser- TIVE GETS t. t. JOB: me oiuci cuu varied slightly -lo suit tte different Are Flattered George H. Cloakley of Olds, has been e.-opolntcd Inspector ..of liis vjcLroy i. "A nation that does, not protect last.. Among other things he sa'd: "As an argument aea.insf proitclion (of. prope'i he said, -'It has, 4' ot India o'n 'January 1, ahit Is' lit ciliwns anil invcslors is: un-lteen rlaimed Ihal concisions havr .he .succeeded by General ofthc. name ol, a secured dishonestly. I. (declared Mr. Hammond .aflcr saying .this." i.' i ;