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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 15, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ) Tuestiay, April 15, 191S THE LETttB^IDGK^AILY HEKALD Page? CONFIDE3>7CE vs. FKAM THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. LL.D., D.C.L,, Freaident ALEXANDER LAIRD General Manager JOHN AIRD Assistant General M�a�i*r CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000 ^. ....... ..: -� FARMERS' BUSINESS The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Fcirmers every, facility for the transaction of their banking business, indudirig the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes are supplied free of charge on application. ' a, Lethbridge Branch - - C G. K. Notirse. Mg}*. fTTTED WTTH DOUBLE SIDES AND ADDITIONAL WATERTIGHT BUlKHEilDS EXTENDING FROM THE BOTTOH to the TOP OF THE VESSEL Win Sou from New YorK MY 3 - MAY 2i and Rconlarly TIicraaM�r WHITE STAR LINE, 333> MAIN STREET, WINNIPEG BIG STEPS COMPLETED IN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION o- VICTORIA TALKS DIRECT WITH LONDON THE HUB OF THE WORLD WiMilpeg, April; 14.-Another milestone in tbo marok of. progress: of In-tenitutional: oommuhication 'was pass' ed yesberday morning when Winnie peg, vl)yv:mea�ia ��* a olevor Invention by one-of the enginejars of the postal telesraft^h' de|>art&i�nt, was connected direct "with London, England, ' anj^ anacy mesBages -trf 'a congratulatory-nature were despatched and received.; The first message which-flashed across the continent'and orer the sea to the mother country was sent and TOPlled to at 12.20 Winnipeg time. The memage and (reply only occupied a few seannd:^ of time. The text oC,the necsage was as fol' lo-wra: "Wlnnlpag, the hub of Canada, soon to be'the C4!ntre of the Ehnitire, sends graetingptttiithe. ancient capital." To which London .promptly replied: "ThanlfB, and lioridon, the hub of the worldj IooKb- with- admiration to th� hub of Canada."- *A.t  12.10'yaBterday the operaitor's in the .room at the 0. P. R. knew that Bucoeasful. communication had l>een oBtabllBhad ibetween Vlotorla, B.: G., and Xondon and the messages which came;tirough..were read in this city. . The'next-message to pasB-clroult-waafoom Premlfer McBride of CHEW MAPLE SUGAR TOBACCO MILD, SWEET, M ELLOW and JUICY ^ Manufactured by ROCK CITY TOBACCO Ca . Quebec'-," : t ^ i .WInnlpefl B. C. to J. H. Turner, agent general in London: "Greetings f^om Victoria,^ C, .by direct telegraphl6"8ommunlcati6n with iondon." , �, A message was- also passed, from B,-C, to Lord Strathcona from the Daily Province: "Daily Province extends best wishes occasion opening direct communication Vancouver to London by wire." Winnipeg was then put into' direct nsommunicaitlon . with, the metropolis, and the messages exchanged. . Shortly before the communlcftUon �waa opened with the Old Country the daily time wire,was. received. : This wire is sent to the city of Winnipeg and all( points in the, west at four minutes to twelve by-our time every; day. The time wire Is sent from the Mc^ Gill observatory, but. the time repojt actually i originates at, Greenwich, England, from which observatory the royal aistronom-eri: sends, out the time every day, wherever'lt .;can be "received. Mr. McMillan, in a short interview yesterday,- expressedi.jhis' satisfaction .with the aohieveiment'. and said that messages would i)d,w.',ibe transmitted direct without the'-mecessary re-trans-mlfision at the ^eastern seaboard, the ttlrminus of the 'trauBrAtiantic .cables. another victim of. the mont;heal wreck � 'MontToal, Aprlr 14.-r-j^other Uamfe was added to the death list In the accident to the G. C, Cqjttrell special real ..estats ^advertlsfng''',train>^hich5 was wrecked ye8terlaaj^i^ait|rnoOtt -on-the MoatrealsChambly-ibranoh of: the-Central - Vermont.. Waller sStrange, oi 2234 Esplanade a-^e4ouple(^ two hours. Such a prooesslQn o)f okV-dlnals gorgeously robed, aid*; leaser members of the hleTarchy couUl-'only be seen in Rome. * mcp.r; round world ; Port Said, April-M.-rThe^Cpidi^n^ Pacific ^ittllwaylff nev Bteairishlp '"ffm-' , pre^B -ofiRusBl'a,",? ,wtth.-: a largo .p^rV-'b'f ,Capa'4iai?/,*oA'^d-,theiWoiM,-UrklSel}^^^^ �krrived,'ihevty#BP44yX''t\a"'MV>ft�a received a welcome' In e\biy-f' vsft} 'The passohgers ^Yfl'r9"''doi)ghted Vl'ttf the.vi.Blt to (^Ibralt^iv'fllitd jLhefCr'totXe through'th9^j&'cld\^ejlitetra'ipeaj.):jfqn^ 'Monaco, at which "port the stejj�}'lh^ arrived on -April 0th. The rdunci-t'h^V worlc^ - toHi;ists,w�ald ^ vlBitB '.lofMbftt^' Brussels, April 14.-The vast political strike planned'\by Belgium's Socialist trade union, :began at dawn today. The first'workmen to- talfe part in the move were,.!the night shifts of mines and mills throughout the couh-^ try. They left the vattous plants in charge >o� a . few caretakers told Off. ;hy'the Socialist leaders to keep the plants from deteriorating. At- least 250,000.men.laid du^yi) the tools during, the; morning. There were; numerous exceptions to the general walkout in many, districts, however. The; ;8trik8 is complete in such places as :the mining districts, but. is scarcely ,discernible in some localities. In 'Brussels: itself the strike must be looked for in order to.be found. Probably onerftiurth of the Workmen . engaged in the suburban did not report for work today. The Socialist committee hero estimates at 11 o'clock �'that 20,000 had struck in the capital. -Antwerp, April 14.:-The strike has not affected this part in any wayi; Work on the docks and everything else in the city ccntinued as usual this morning. �'Chaflerbii April 14.-The suspension of-work at the coal mines in ^ this district was cqmpJote this morning;' Sufficient remained at the post ito keep the machinery in good order find the/pumps were working. The metal workers- ol the rvicinity .have only ^partlw quit their employment, but it is understood'that tomorrow: l;;the. .'remainder of the.v men iii this itrade.will lay doTO their tools, ;! La 'I^ouver, Belgium, 'April .14.- Thevniiners' strike here* was general this nijorning. All the factories olbs-|e^;:; tlffeir doors except 'a^^. pottery, .JWhiclj'Swas 'running full force. V The; |i strert V cars were operated,;; as usual during; the forenoon, as the strike of the.'inotornien and conductors waS; �tirae-to begin at ar seven o'clock this, ^vening. Attempts were made early tod^y to cut telegraph wires in the,! .vicinity, '; Liege Men. All Out ill Liege, Belgium, April 14.-:Work ceased this morning in;. thegrpater number of the industrial ^concerns and; in surrobnding suburbs; It ^is Ijpstimated tliat only 1400 workmen Jrepained at their machines; In the mational Arms factory, at |Ierstadt the strilte was complete. All the coal miners in this district .have stopped ;.;-W0rk-..v. - , , . ;-�>:;;.,.;.. quit thoir work -except 2,000, , who are' keeping - the machinery running. All the machine sKops, potteries and other factories - are idle. Potteries Silent Ghent; Belgium, A'prll 14,-The potr that no material- changes' proposed to the bill could get enough support to be effective, not excepting free raw wool against which a definite oppo-�sition has developed., Consideration of the wool question probably; will not terle^ in 'this .nplghborhood. ar? aUibe reached, for several days. Wheat Carlo and the Riviera apA took In the famwB Cornich's drive. Today many of the Canadians are Tlsiting CaI;ro aha ^e. pyremlds and wfll rejoin the Bbljp at Suez. The new 8.Jeamflhip Ib Jel^if inspected by hundretlflilof people ^M' P"!'*- "o^JiS luuQh. 'admired,. ' : |f,EFERRING-' IT A' YEAR, ^>Vproi\t(), April 14.-The Workmen's fOomVeiiSatlori Atit wllli,,Hi}t,.b.e*'Intro-, ,t BeBsJiOu. 'la rfepljdijg '^fquflji.tion ln\thp-*iqglBl�turo;'t6#ay '',|w,'Rowell, K,C,'ttffl PrHriq:](iij)S| la'de^U clear'that'.Oie 'govrh: 'buld' tirlig ' lA 4 -))lll|^^*i v;i''f'.4/, silent today; but ln�the linen landl cot. ton mills more;than half the hands remained' at work,.! The metal workers all went ;6ut but; a ifew. Cement mixers "are Bttn-.atiwbrk. and citrus fruits were particular tar gets for some of the members frpip milling and fruit bearing states; Flpur has been placed on the free list in thp, administTatlon bill, whle.a dtity of 10, per cent, ad valorem Is left on wheat.-Representatives from milling 8tat�e claim that it is a diBcrlminatton against ithe miUers and tUey propose to make a fight either to get wheat-on the free list or to pl'ace a compensation duly on flour. Opposition develv. oped also in the listing of potatoes. The Senate finance committee, which resumed' *onadderatioii Of the s bill, had the same question Defore It,; some senators proposing to place i a. duty of fifty cents a barrel on flour On the basis of.five bushels of wheat.to the barrel, > . SCARLET FEVER EPIDEMIC' Mo'osomin, April 14.-^Scarlet fev'^r; is now epidemic in this town, almost..; two-thirda of the fatiaillesibeing under; ? quarantine. The first fatality occurr- .; ed this evening, Mr. Ruat's �even-ye9.r� ;o; old girl suocumibing to tHe disease. ', if , BRITAIN'S CHIEF RABBI  London; April 14.-^Dr. Joseph. '.fH,:i;;; H?rtz, of New ,Ycirk, was inBtrtilK ed as Chief Rabbi olf the British ^jn-' pire In the great Synagogue Ihere  ^ ei members of tl.e Jewish'' day. All thei clergy of the pi^esen't;. United Kingdom were -r III. Webster's Definition Good Snioke Made irQin the letjf the Cubans'evahie higherti ^^UBA-ihaf world-famous land of toBacco-grows ' J \^ many graiies of tobacco leaf. It is a pii'stike'fe*; ' ' suppose that because.tobacco is Cuban erflvejij'itl�';.�^^^^w^ supfirlatively good,' There is one district in C�ia thar^di*? i * ,-; Cubans themselvcs^thbse men 'who know and,, appreciate - ", tobacco-talk of ?s if wer^-an earthly'paradise. rfTu there they grow the rich browp leaf from which ^ are pnade. This ,4isti:ict -li known as ''Vuelta Abajo'' -. and th? finest gr&vvtj.a.of,this W'onderful tobacco ^re (Jravrn upon for the unusuidly-epWeigaxs that bear i, Frade-^ark. ./�:T|)o;,ls^^^^^ and blended.under'te.*^watchf,Ml*'upei;vision of expcrtSr^imr . . \ ported into ean^da#;arid' rQlled into cigars in a modern AU&bodhbteli^d'.^f'^:tf-Xf, " � ' them, in va'jri'd'uiA'i'^ shapes imd-8�jeifs;"!['- -' ;� �  -, �" if' ^ 'iii:..,a.<(UMter. ..-,-v-l . W.R.Web.ter&Co. ^^SbS m ?453 28 ;