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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 25, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. Lethbrldre, Alberta. Thursday, September CENTS Number 243 Also Made Charge Against Deputy Minister Harmer Which He Still Dragging Along in the Provincial Legislature Edmonton.' Alia., do- of iHe majority of the members to', finish the. debate on ibo speech from tie Throuo tonight was frus- trated by tho lons lime taken by two meiuuors oMhc opposition: thr iceui- bcr (or Alexandra, woo has tho honor of-being the youngest as veil as Ihe most confident member In tbe House, Una George Hoadley, OXotots. who oc- cupied between thorn'threo hours, and the couclusloa o! Ihe debate will not bo reached. HH tomorrow aflernooa. Tho remaining speakers were S. Ba- con- Hillocks, North Calgary- Hon. AJfO! Oth- er speike-rs at the evenlng'scsslon lo- rillfht TV ere S. G. Tobln, and W. F. Puffer, Lecombe. The Dcdor Climbed Down member fir I.clbbridge after" nafchMC accusations In the legislature today In regard io the con- duel of elections at Lethbrldge, Mac- leod and MWIclne Hat, was made to dpwa' on fin aMftrtlon ihiat Dep- uty Minis tor of W. J. Mar- iner, had' acted Bcnitlneer in poll Np! 15 Madeod filed Krullnetr's pavers on behalf of Premier" SI f ton, the Liberal candidate." An aftfda'vlt WEB read by.Dr. Stewart, In which-the W. J. Hariner had relumed scrutineer's pa- pers at poll_Xo. 15, TTas made on oath by John Warner, farmer, near Premier Slfton, In reply to tbe charge, said that no scrutineer's pa- were filed, and that Dr.-Stewart kntc- After some hfisIla'Jon, the member f bridge City -admission were no scrutineer's J. of slated had been.in the poll the which" COMPULSORY BENEFACTION iledldue Hat. Alia., Sept. 21. Spencer IB taking to Edmonton the draft of a bilkl vhleh was prepared by City Solicitor O'Xetl at ihe Instiga- tion of the City Council, which Mr. Spencer will introduce to Legislature. Jl provided Of doio to government standards under government supervision. A longer :erm tbau one year should he provid- ed in tho JluntcipaHUea Act In regard. I.Q.___._w____..... to the tenure ol office of councillors, thai all OWMCTS of sub-divisions because no comprehensive scheme of' ork could bo carried out in ono year. Mr. Stfilth said regarding ihe nat- ural resources, a few yeata ago, when that question was being considered, tho province of Alberta wanted cash for administration purposes. At that time the natural resources gave prac- tically no revenue, and tho cost of ad- j crtnlstering them was very groat In proportion. Since.thai time tbe pop-] elation of the'provlnce Ji'as gone on in- creasing, and now that- there was a handsome surplus the province had a right to demand those resources. (Continued oa .page more thau s'xtcen acres Gii aH Jon a to to the municipal- ity a sixteenth of the land for park purposes, and one-thlrty- second part for publlc piny- g rounds. CIIY11 Give Option i'or GO Days on Remainder: Price Not Staled s. f. .'_. f, 4 4 DIAZ FOOLING THEM liiarritz. France, Sept. [Purfiro Diaz, erroneously reported in tin? United Stales lo have sailed from Saatamler, rtturued here Irorii that port today, after having seen Ills daughter embark for Vera Cruz. Secretary Wqodbridgc Said Proposal. Would be Considered nt the Kexl Convention FRED INGS ACQUITTED Provided the Rank of Montreal will make suitable" airacgeuLents for the distribution of the money received, the city council will today wire Mayor Hardte la Toronto to close a deal for Ihe bonds The offer, which he has accepted on behalf of the city, is for a blocfc of of ihe bunds with a sixty day option on ihe remainder. The buyers are the Dominion Secur- ities Co., of Toronto. Tie price Is -500! given out the present time.-- met with opposition rpci the memberi of the cour.cll, hut after considering' aU the circumstan- ces It was to accept with the proviso regarding" the bant. bank head' office will be wired this and if their aniwer Is satisfactory, .the mayor will bo to close. There to granting IP, option. However, it was pointed out that- tbeT price waa such IB to make H sure-that the option would be taken up at" the end of the-slxtj days, The local traach of the Bank of Montrer.1 advised the acceptance of the offer.' THE ALDEfiSYDE SERVICE A rumor is persistent In rail- way circles that when the win- ter Urue-table Is announced It ff will fchow that there will be on- t? ly cue train a day on the Alder- syde line. It IB said that the tram will leave Calgtry at 7 o'clock, arriving Uthbrldge at 13.30 o'clock, and leaving Lethbrldge 18 o'clock, reaching Calgary at 23.30 o'clock. Tto Herald Is unable to get con- flrroaUon of the rumor, but It la likely to prove true. )r. J. G, Rutherford Delivered Able and Suggestive Address a! Mid-Week Old Truths Forced Home With Great Vigor Reglua, rfask., Sept man named Keller was this morning sent- enced to one month's hard labor for starting a fight in a street car last Friday evening with a conductor, who demanded tnat he Etop slacking. ASSAULTED THE CONDUCTOR "Gnln growing not agricul- ture, and a man who grows wheat exclusively is not a farmer Hus- bandry explains ths true meaning of firming In its highest form, and conservation if sell fertility his as III basis the growing ot live stock, and the highest phase of agricul- ture IE mixed-farming'.1'' Dr. J. G. Rutherford, superintendent of Agriculture anil Anln-.al Husbandry ol the Natural Keso-jrces' department of the. C. P. R., brought nomo some old truths In a new way in addressing tho business men of tho city today, at the Board of Trade lunch. In speak- ing on lie subject, "The Relatlra of Rural and Urban Communities.' Dr. Rutherford has a capacity for WILL SEEK mi OF THE wis a Very AQ not -hetjeve 'that tvctcd aV scru'UneerV" -Don't Know What To DQ irsre not ready to go oV-wlih the'debate on the Alberta Great which .ivas-down for secoud reading oppo- site' the name of the Premier. ThrijPremier, to accommodate, the opposition, a aid tiiat ha would ho will- fng: to postpone the moving of the second reading--until, tomorrow, but Mr.- Mlchenor, leader of the opposll- tloa.v wished .to have the Uebale ad- journed till Monday. Premier, SHfton' pointed out that he lad no special motive ID desiring that the'debate should come on tomorrow, collide, tho fact that unless tho Hnus'c up'tfcls'.qucitlon, there would bo r.ot much other "-before the House. At one member of the had complained thai the House hid done. nothing''durine tho and If a deb a Is waa post- poned "until Monday, and business delajsd it was at the wish of .the opposition. v ultimately consented to postpone tne Ull Monday, Cltqvcnt CamroiTan P. Smith, Cumrose, who re- turned thfl debate on the. nddress, ad- vocated greater supervision of propos- als of miinlclpaHtien to spend money on roads.and bridges. Before municl- palities were eticoupaged to expend monoy on .this wors there should be greater co-operatlcrn betwoen, munlcl- pilltlps and tho government In or- dtr to secure Uifs ctd Mr, Smith sug- gwled that there should bo a roads cornmlssloTier, and the government and the. munielpaKliea would decide roads Eliould under- That one of the-blg questions'to be dlscueeed at the.'coming convention of .the United ot .Alberta la January, will he th'e qslabHshment .of a co-operative pork" to haiidtc hogs; annually .'at' the atari, Vaa-'tfie Intimation made to the j ileral'd, this ntbrnlng by- Secretary P. P.'Woodbrldge of the onanlza- tloh who came down to the" city Jaat nighf to meet the board of trade to- day with reference lo the accommoda- tion of the cony.entiqn. _ .Three years "ago the question of a government packing plant was a live question. -At that .time a commis- sion waa appointed by. the United Farmers to visit penmark and look into the government'packing.concerns there. Their report accepted, hu nothing was done because raising was not widely carried'on at that time and the farmers wore not lu- cltned to pledge themselves to sup- ply the hogs. Winnipeg, Man., .Sept. Fred Ings, a well-known resident of Nan ton, Alta., was luyjylttPd In police court" this on a charge of steal- ing some harness on the night of July 5. Ings took a quantity -fr of racing ".be- llevltig It to be his own) and by mistake Included some belong- ing to another man. I -HERE TEN MINUTES ral Pelletier will; arriraTin: the city toraor- fihows his: ffie" afternoon tnini that he ly ten mlnutei -in_the city .on- MAYOR SPENCER WON OUT 4- Medicine Hat, Alta., SepL 24. Spencer got tho bet- ter of Alderman In the subway a resolution to submit a bylaw forbutldlng a subway at Esplanade street, with" no men- 'lloa pi the Toronto street iuh-.' 'f asf 'proposed .by Aid! Retail Merchants.Gather .in Large lumbers and Discuss Tmuortaufc Questions presenting old problems In now way that Ii dclleihtful. He showed up the great interdependence ottween ,tha farmer and the business man, and how tho latter could do much to belter conditions of the former, from his mora Infinite knowledge of r.d commercialism, and how such. enefit would recur to blniselt he farmer prospers, the merchant and Lanufacturer prospers and rice-vena. The general condition ol the farin- r was greatly deplored by the speak- gave as a reason the .wrootf elation between the cUy and the coun ry the pursuance of wrong methods n tfco part of the farmer, due to tie ack of education, energy or proper acuities. Dr. Rutherford said In "Xo city such as LetbVIdge cari >rospcr pftrmanently unless the coun- try surrounding It prospers. Duty cf Citfzenxhlp It Is the duly of every' cltfzca to e thft matfer'lo heart and htlp to develop the agricultural of tho country. All city improvements come out of the land." 'The' Dominion government gay they are doing a deal tor the hut "what Ihey Anyone "will do for min- ister of agriculture. The department Is looked on Inferior." The provin- cial goTcrumenU are doing'better, bnt. they have no jyatcm agricultural education. "I have eald this but I want to rub it In. There are men here who were alive'when the centre of wheat cultivation was In the GeneaEe. Val- ley, New York. It Is in 4 O CHIEF WILL RESIGM AT> ONCE frig hny "statement that be would not return to Lethlcidce. Ttic. Edmonton offer stems'the most iHcelyv'-.Tlie cbiet was approached on the'subject some time ago, soon al- ter he-announced his Intention" ol te- bridge, "and wherever he- decides toiDo "My resignation to take rJIect !ai once, will be betnre tht ntxt.meettog of the city council. I Ime made _no decision in regard to the future.1 and may go to any one- of a half dozen places. Thme is not truth'in' the statement that 1 have accepted the ofier ol tlic deputy, chiefship. at monton, for 1 have made no definite -t A arrangements so far, from them and has consequently nnprovetl possible that- 1 will accept it.11." A revrrsal-ol service" on daiing the soil the Conlts hranchHV'oric cr'ih'e firstjhas been'exploited co'that the problems to get into mlsed cently formed Kciail Merchants as-farming., are doing that very v tacked bv the-power and thing todar; favmers hare ei- inflWcs vlocif This ctail Mcrchants'm the: Board the faintest Idea _ Trade rooms last whlch_ working capitsl. 'If we do not help thcce was a most gratifying attend-; the farmer-to solve his prcblems, and ance. The meeting- him to" set'credit and.capital, he' tbe presenre of A. H. lie Mara d the" Is going to suffer, but-we wjl] Eufier Dominion Hetail Merchants'.asspcia- more then liim." That Is" wherp tha He should He left his decision lion-would be chosen. howovVc; pcntSini certain The chief's vacation locate'' he'will have the eooi-will ol'tion council and Mr. J. A. Bucknall, business man comes in: Hei should ths clti7en's ol Lcthbridce. Sir. Davisi secretary of the Alberta board: H get (ogetheT with the-fannor, studr-. woiiU-rnaVc no -statement in pointed that -the Ms. prpMcrfl.-.aEd hnip.Mm 13 worh out to'his possible successor, but felt train serrice could hardly he .more a solution." sure that a man'.worthy ol the inconvenient for tbe people' along tlie s cut shortj Coutls line. They come in at night The Keynote Co-operation was tbe essence of Dr.- and go out in the morning telpre. the iiutherford's address from -this point! irehts bV the ?-Jmonton'authorities. I owing, to his son's'iiln-rss in open or have to remain (old of th-e He-has since received no notification' to, and. the condition oi his own (served his acceptance, It is pos- then the work should be Xcnv conditions are changing nnd of tho. ntcosslty of co-opera t're; In aU branches of farming1. Tho on- onno-js increaeo In. hot; production Jn the pasl year .has brought th's about. At the present Ume' tho mar- ket for hogs hae 4 downward trend. This will placo ,011 an'tjxport basis before nianyv -and al- though the American market thrown open, It Is .agreed .that the prlco will not be "maintained without mora the provinco. Government packing establishments in Denmark have'given satisfaction, The United Farmers are satisfied the .ame would result here should tho farmera pledge' iJbemEelves _bo fut- port tho project, "t don't think it would he long before tho United Farmers had more tban one packing phot in Ibo pro- aafd Mr. Woodbrldgc. Under "the fdiemo Ihe provincial govornment would advance the money to build tho plant, Tiib farmers would guarantee the supply, of hogs, und surcharge; of one half a cent a pay bick tho government. Chief uf Police Wnv that, if the Kdmonton tuined lo tlie city this mornJrig docs not materialize, the chiel tcr tc'PJfj" to Toronto, or it Is quite his old home in Toronto. He was possible that I e may go to any ixiiOran had bei... tions for the future, and denied mzk-jis tliat Mr. DaUs is leaving int of the various reports o seven or ekhl western towns; The iecn circulated about his foten- -or.c" regrettable fact that is certain, T Lelb- since he leit. Toronto. FEDERAL HOUSE CANDIDATE Welland, Out, Sept. Conservatives nominated Evan Fras- er, M.P.P., as their candidate for the. next Dominion election Mr. German, Liberal, Is "tho present representative. M inline r MRS. C. r, WOOD HEARS SAD OF -ACCI- DENT ARE LACklrJQ Mis. C. T. Wood, ISth St., south, received word that' her lifothpr, Aus- tin liartcll, was .accidentally shot. dying soon aflcr, "al 6. T. P. en ?ir.rcr's camp in northern Hiltish Co over one hur.dred and miles Irom tlie fnd nl .Owin; (n tno remoteness of ful doet not to Impress the carujot-tc expected, for ton Trades'arid" Labor Congress. lover two weeks, How We May1 Elect an Ideal Commission No. Should do Their Thinking Right Now tvvp nigbU. There is no ]n.EuTope eBpectallr Jn n any of the south towns as Great and the -rjn. Mr. Allied 1'rlce was j an icstance of tho working of co-op--.' Ten weeks from next Monday citizens of Lelhbrliige will elect their fint commltilon under ihe new charter. The eyes of the greater part of the Western Slates too, for thjl be'ori Lethbridge that and during the subsequent year, for this city, hai committed itself to adopt U admittedly the most advanced fo_rm of democratic government that has yet been evolved. For this reason alone, if for no other, voters stiauld early come to a realization of their duty In eliding a com- mission. So far, citizens as a .whole hive, not gratped the full Import of this self-Imposed lutt. They do not realize the wide change that has bes'n'wrought tn thnlr powers undtr the new jet. They do not seem to have cavght the spirit that one would expect to.find pervading city whose cltcienj have undertaken to govern themielves a charter more advanced than any. other In Vyeitern Canada, And if they remain apathetic, at In other years, right up to eve of the election in December, we are afraid they will make a Eorry mess of Ihingi. We afraid they will wakt up a few after It It all done to fir.d that they have been guided in their chojcei by sentiment, ai ha> ganerally been the case heretofore rather sound horse sense such as might be expected'from hard-headed they will. be. lorry. If tentlment ii to sway the voters In the coming election, watch out (or So the Herald commences today to 'discuss the question with the ratepayers in a series of articles, In order that they maybe brought.to a realization of their dutlet ai elector! before candidate itipi into the'field Introducing the personal element and the wordy election here given. of .the specific why voters must' educate themselves within the weeki: 1, You are electing your first commltilon under the new'charter. 1, You are going to psy three men combined tilary of 3. In your first commlsilon partlcuUrly you electing irt the time, and for long periodi. The mayor will be elected for four years, tin comm.ltsiontr of public utllitlci for three, and the'commliiloner of public worki for two. It will therefore be two before a change ef the'rtcill It -into service which Is certainly not to be defined during the two yttrs of ecmmlstion rule. x Commission form of government It Ideal Iri theory; It may be Ideal In prftetlce. alto; but there are more lurking dangers than In the- councilmanlc- form of jo'vtrnment. To' thlt, the are given the: Initialise, referendum and recall. But they mutt first' of >ll knovr the 'chtrter, to that truy the Vtst ui> ojf'tKtlr 'additional powers That Is what the Hemld to tllKUM prKticil next or.three weeks, tfon will local officers of tbe-C.P.tt. rnd the Dominion council will approach handled in ono plant men higher there -_ were WHV THE DISCRIMINATION [Elaughtered in co-operative The ride-treckfcg ql-l.cthbrldge cor.nection with the'excursion A condition of. to New Westminster fair, was also demand crisis In Alberta. There fc brought up. H secnis the return uuder-producUon of most pro-. ducts, such, as' mutton, bnttef and eggs; whlb there Is at present aci over production of pork. The .ship- ments of hogs during the. first six to the coast is 20H5'nnd it is a popular excursion.. At present the rates are quoted .Ifotn Edmonton, Calgary and Macleod. Just why Leihbridge is placed in Ihe months of this-year were more, than; -._ of a tank town has teen ex- twice the total shipments during plained, but the merchants -thoucht whole oH912. AuatraUa. ships a '_ It was prouatly greatly board, of trade amount of frozen mutton to Alberta, yet It can be laid down'here cheaper ;han tho" farmers here want.to iieU. 'or. .'-v.'.X. Is rapidly becoming known ns a sheep centre, yet In gary muttfin. Ig'BOld. to. consumers. The conditions ,are much tbo earna In regard.to antTpouHrv. pure and simple, wai given as the solution to these lems. As {o ,the local situation, Rutherford saH: "The ptppla of Lethbrldge are Ing an enviable.rcpylallon.In llshlng an Interest In farming, and their place !s The Board of Trade Is than any In the. Secretary rthley, 6frthe sdf. .'But there Is no reason why you should not .do Get next farmers' problems, of tboWr. I have outlined, and t'p-V-'-; ply It, nnd thus'help yourselves helping the "Secretary SVocdbridge, -Uft- Ucd Fflnnerj of .Alberta, and Judji'-. Tanner, oi ercd brlof ndd.rcsses'at the luncheon, whic-h was.'conceded by lli be the roost .s'accesffu.1 so. In attendance and ;