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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Alberta. Tuesday, AiigiiKt, 1012 dumber 201 EMMA LARSEN'S BODY RECOVERED AT TABER Was Found in the Belly River Near the CY Ranch 1BADLY DECOMPOSED F'rom Leth- bridge Over Two Months Ago CHILD BORN IN PRISON Kingston, Out., Aug.' Bick- ford who was recently setitouceil lit Cornwall to a term In the peniten- tiary for criielty to her child, gave birth to ji son jn prison- on Sunday -night. This is the second birth in prison tills year ,an Ottawa woman serving a term for a like offence, be- ing tho other mother. MOSQUITO BITE CAUSED A Philadelphia, Autf. Arthur Hartman died day in St. hcspiUi, us a result of being on the back of the mick by a mos- qulto at Atlantic Cttjr on July I. Tho becaino so large that it was necessary io her lo the hospital. Two weeks itga developed ami tlicn tetunus appeared. Airs. Uartniftn died tn agony after undergoing an operation CITIZENS ROOSEVELT JAPAN'S NEW EMPEROR YcstertUiy afternoon the body ot Lena Anderson, who. while in tho city- 'went, under the name pf Emma Lav- isen, and whose mysterious disappear .aiiice from Bath Parlors, on.Fh'Hi 'street un Juno Snl, caused' 'so much trouble to-the police, was itaken from the Belly river near Taher iCAt lua( night Acting Chief of ipollce rRrown rccciveri a message ifrom the Ta'ber Chief lo'thut effect. of.tliH. body and its reequeni .Identification through descrlp- jtiona furniahotl both the town and LMounted police lit Taber, clears up. a of move than two months islanding. Lena Anderson arrived in the city Vat, eight o'clock on the evening of Lliine 2nd, coming to l.ethbridge, from Mont., for inirpSfee of employment in Lethbridge or [the surrounding community. On her Arrival in Lethhridgc she went to the I Turkish Bath parlors and regiBtcred, hakiiig a room for the night, in the [morning she left without taking a leaung her coat ind giiji and f om (hit time hafa Lee-i alive. here were c.'illed in to Unvestljate, but. all their clues fio nothing. They heard Unit she had Igone to visit u F. I'.urton i but. Mils was proved untrue. Then on" the 14th of police {received a letter from J. C- of i Afontani lakiug them to j locate Anderson he had] plac-l on the Great 1 train for, 41 cthbudge qii Saturdaj morning ne 9 He anxipus to ki j Lhei hereabouts as she had Purjnau Umlly fo! the, Beater Jpart of ten jears ind that she was i Ump mil Enithful senant The dfe? rrjption led rhe police to that Lena -Anderson ,a-nd Emma vere one and r the same person, and Mr. Funnan was written and asked for a detailed description of the lady land her effects. The descriptions tal- Ilied. Said to be Despondent Mr. Fuvimm threw out a hint thai Hiss Aadorabn was somewhat despon- dent and that if'She had disaypeared 'ithe hfld-prohably done away with her iself, mentioning as the pos- tRible means she would follow to take (her life. This also confirmed the HUS-' Jjuciona of the police hero, all at- itemptB io-find some clue to her dis- Uppearance by. di'owninK, here were on page Japan's new Emperor. He was born August, 1879, and strongly imbued with' Western ideas He his names one of them Hirunomiya but his people always allude'tp-him as Tehfiht-Sama, (auaust son of Heaven.) LORD" MDRLEY MAY .DECIDE TO RESIGN Rumois of Impending Changes in the Liberal Gov- T ernment or Great Britain-Smell and Earl Crewe1 May Take New Departments random, Aug. oi teriaj changes are ciirreh.t today, Ijas ed. liccortlng to the Pall Jlull Gaz- ette's parliamentary correspondent, oil the impending retirement of ley from the Lord 1'residency of the Council and the return of Lord Mild- stone from South Africa." Lord Morloy has 'heeh able tp_ give very little tira'e to the Holise b( Lords CAME TO ALBERTA IN THE VERY EARLY DAYS (Death at Coleman of Douglas Allison, an Old Time Rancher and Former Member; of the R.N.W. Mounted Police Coleraan, Aug. Allison, of the most widely-known and .earliest pioneers of Alberta, was llonnd dend In his hed shortly alter i noon Sunday. Oecenaed, who roomed Ut the Coleman drug store, jreturned homo on -Saturday night, ilroill.a. cptiple of days spent with old- 'friends at Pincher Creek. He re- jli-rcd early, complaining of indispo- -Mr: Orr, who occupies an ad- !joinlng''rbqm, atlorapted to aroxisa Mr. luiich'on Sunday, only fintl had sounded tor ex-policeman, ex-aoldier, ex-ranrh- ex-printer, ex-aiU-enturer in the .uorthlft'nd. 'An. examination disclosed Utiat ho had been dead for several IMALCHDW IS THE FARMERS' NOMINEE IN THE_ FIELD TO CON- TEST CLARESHOUM FOR THE LEGISLATURE Aug.- Peo- ple'i Independent-Political Asso- ciation htld ft big convention here yesterday, and plieed GUI Mai- olrow In the field as a candidate for Alberta Legislature. There were 58 All farmers, .voting, and much enthusiasm was displayed. hours, from an attack CT, lie-art failure. Douglas Allison at tan, Que.T and removed with his par- ents to AViscqnsin, when ten yeavp of age. There.he attended school Avilh ili-a preceiit Sir Tboraas Shaitghnessy, the 0, P. -R.. Reaching nicuhpod's estate, lie came !.o Alberta, and in 1875 he ehrollod as a member ot the R, N. P.. with which organization tie remained-for-several, years, reaching t5hc rank-of-se-rgeant. In 18S5 he was the owiier of a fine itiree west of Macleod, which was slocJced with 700 _or'SQO horsss, and an equal, number of "cat- tle, e Hcame to the a little later located on ,a quarter sec- tion of land a Hev of Golc- man. He Jmnirovetl the ranch :by the erection of .buihiinRs, and hail a herd of: sex'eral hundred horses. In May, I8J18. he took his band of hors- es to Edmonton, and struck out'along the trail from that city to'Fort kesol- ution, This was time of the rusfi to Ibe Yukon, the people goiiiis; by way'o-f Kdmonton to Fort Resolution, and th-ance up river. j TUe following winter 'lie returned with tho reJMSfls! "of his of f horses, and camped in the hills near Edmonton. Colonel SUiele was at, that, time recruiting Strathcona Horse, ;ind Allison, enlisted under Col. Steele. who wag an old-lime cptnrada in tlio bblhj men hiving bnun sr.Tftijunla in tbnt forw. Before the itrrivfl! of the iroonUv South Af; (Continued on "page lately anfl has been in attendance bnly when bis presence bas been required in some particular debate. It Is only a matter of opportunity and the coh- ;veiiienei3 of the prime minister it IB when Lord Aforley will ftna.Uy retire from omce. H-th'c t.fme has now arrived it in list- be on account of imminence of other changes. It bas been evident thaj: Lord Crewe lias been feeling thp strain of liis continuous official ser: vice as Secretary of State for India -and it would not cause surprise if.'.he wcro to succeed "Lord Morley Augustine Birrell, is aiiotbei min_ -ister who is overworked aad his traas: iifiou from the Irish Chief Secretary ship to the Indian office would be 'a relief to him and a promotion tha't would be appreciated by ministerial ists generally. Such .a change at the same time n-ould be a certain embarrassment-to the Prime Minister as it would'un- doubtedly be its 'ominous as the' fate of the Home-Rule bill, even if it were accompanied by aniexplnnatiai Mr Birrell. however, still be Miil able to take part in the debates oii bill and would retain charge of it.' -i If Mr. Birrellt finds u. less oneroiil' post 'there is reason ,tp believe that Herbert L. Samuel kill.succeed him at the Irish office. It is understood thai ho Is next on the list of promotion in .the cabinet; The name of 'the Master of Elibank is being coupled with the governor generalship of South Africa., He has high claims' to recognition and unquestionably be a safe and saga-I cous administrator as the Kiiig's repre- sentatlve in South Africa. pde- ftion as cbief whip would be difficult to fill. I.ET DO THEIR 01JJY And There Will Be No Trouble in Handling Congress Crowd With the'icstion of the Dry-Farm- ing Congreis, and .its attendant ex- position, barely more than two monthi' .away, the Board of Control and the Committee on Accommoda- tton especially, are squaring them- 'lelvac- to -the taik of preparing for the accommodation and entertain- ment of; who will throng the_ city at that No body of mep ever faced a task than these men-do time, and they to .tHc citizens for help in tiding them Farming Con greis week In a-way which will do credit Lethbridge. When went after the .Congress last fall one of the first ques- tions asked of the Lethbridge dele gallon was whether the city had ac- com mod alien "fop" crowds ..which would be in. attendance from .every quarter of .the globe- ,The committee knew that .'the' hotel accommodation to be offered not sufficient to take care of the victors, but felt con fident that, if necessary, every citi zen of Lathbridge come to the reecue, if called upjn to do so The hotel hat rot Increai ed since that tirnbj; On the other hand, every points to a larger fla.the'ring vofgfelegates r and visi tors ever attended a session of the Congress therefore, ab solutely the citizens should realize the [position the com mittee U placed luto't this time, and help to make Congress a success by commg'to the committee which shalThirve m hand the of providing accommodation ters For just measure 38 those in .charge -of the Congress may be able to minister to the needs of the visitors will the Congress1 session h.ld m Lethfaridge be deemed-a suc- cess.- that a young.and crowing city like- Lethbridge cannot providerhotel accorpmodatidn for such a targe gathering But ft would be a blot on .city's fair name If any del- egate or visitor in the city at that time-were 'allowed to depart feeling that the citizens of Lethbridge did not do'their utrnbst to care for.every visi LetliLiridge wac lacking in I hospitality The crowd will be large tt is van- ously estimated that it will be be- tween and people. T'ne committee''on- accommodation is mak- to utilize every pub He building available for accommoda lion purposes But that will flee. The-citizens of Lethbridge should not to throw open their doors fime. And they wifl not hesi tate The Board of Control wili shortly open an office downtown for the pur pose of registering the location of ail which1 the citizens may feel in- clined- to-Place at their disposal for Congress week Let the occasion re quire The Herald believes i that every citizen recognizes the ne-' cessity of responding to the Board's appeal, and that the response wrtl be generous. FOLLOWS IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LLOYD GEORGE Advocates Old-Age Pensions, Eight-Hour Day- and State Insurance-He Admits His Views May be Interpreted as Socialistic-Popular Control of Government Advocated The Colonel Goes Still Further in His Advocacy of the Recall of the Judges-Believes in a Protective Tariff, Developed by a Sane Commission of Experts Chicago, Ijl, Aug Roosevelt made Ms "Confession ot Faith" today; at tlie National Progres- sive Convention.' .The former Prpsi dent struck '.boldly into new ground; advancing measures'.wiiich, he said frankly, 'Kould be denouneert as eith- er socialistic, or anarchistic. The del eKaUB listened to hia speech with the understanding tliat they must either adopt a.'platform autistaalially in con- sent with his elsewhere tor a nominee for tile vreBideucy. These are the conspicuous points in t.he plaKorm Recall of Judicial Decilions at fivst advocated by Col. Roosevelt in the snriiig campaign, and. for1 which lie was subjected to wide criticism. Col., Roosevelt advocates its ex- tension to apply, to Federal, as well as State courts. He favors the estab- lishment ot of Glasgow be bestowed on t remier Borden on August -IGtU next. C.P.R. FROMLEFHBRIDGE'- TChGREAT FALLS, MONT. 1 if i v x The Soo Line May Be Carried From Mmnesota To Montana City and Then Through To Southern Alberta Metropolis PREMIER BORDEN ISJEPT BUSYj NOT LlkELY TO SAIL FOR CANADA] UNTIL THE END OF THE j MONTH BRITAIN DECIDES TO INVESTIGATE i.nnHnp, Asijuith in rejiiy to a question in the House j'of Commons today stated lite i'crnmcnt had decided to appoint. t .VL! ,'parfiaincntary committee to enquire- into Uir atrocities iciiortctl 1o in I3ulutnayo rubber djs-; trict oi rem. The questioner Iril the povenimrnt to inquire if- anj> '-responsibility on llritish iliti-cf'J .lors of the Hubtel Ce. j Aug. an interview I'rennet tioidrn paid trllnitc to the: deha ting strength of the House ol Commons and to the earnestness with which iiiipcrial matters arc discussed. He uas present lor the greater put of- the debates on the supplementary naval estimates- and on the imperial defence committee in which I'n-mier Asquith, Sir Edward Gray, Winston Lhuilhlll, Ml- Haltour and Bouat j Law, look part. The absence of the j controversial spirit in regard to great questioiia ui limietiai iliteii-st lie. said, pavtictllarly noUeeahte anil impressive. Of tlie ministers Messrs. Wlbticr'-'anil'Dolicrty return to Can- ada August 16th, and Mr. llaxcii on August Slit. The date of Premier Portion's return is uncertain owing to arr.oimt of blisincK-s still to hr. Under date of luh the Boston Bureau prints thi folloninc; item which is 01 more than ordman interest to the people ol I ethbridy: and Southern Alberta loiunal 01 Lommcrie lork, pioposal to tontmue Soo Line throusli >.ortli Dakota to Gieal 1 alls, Mont, was made certain on: a visit to Great Falls b) President Penning I on who plans to have extension finished not later than January. is the is the next lor a transcontinental toad bring considered bv the great- est corppratipn in the world That the were considering something important, in connection TMth 1 cthbndire h.w been the gem-r-il opinion 01 all those who are in close 'ouch with tht ot the west through the, activities of the railways. .That ho con- sidering something important in con- nection with a proposed lint from Jclhhridgc lo Cucat Mils Ins been the opinion 01 Lctlitaiitgc business men eversince the C.l'.R. look-over the V R i. 1 Ask tbc question, "Why noes the 0. I'. U.'refuse as far as possible to connect up willi the Great "Northern at and there can be only one. answer.. There, is'an araarinj; vol- ume of traffic.over the lino south of Lethbridge. H is the only railway in to the United States between Xortli Portal and I lie mountains. It, is the only railway entering .the States In the province of Alberta. Why should the C.P.R- ask for a cancellation of the concniipnie in cfiecfc the G-. iS K Impoitant to I ethbrldge 7 bere is onh one answer IP 0 P R intends building from Mi.'i1 10 lls to Great falls Ihete li (11 r short link between-Counts ami Oirat Fulls winch would cost ni' 1 f'le to build and which would uf on page 5) doing by tbe trusts, the imperative inand is complete regulation. The ol President Uise of the University of Wisconsin, in his sd: entifit! woi-K on trust regulation, are in harmony with the programme 'ot tbe National Progressives. "The pre: sent .conditions ai' cannot-be accepted us satlsfaotorr. The reason foi this, is explained, in Ml opinion tbe Uct tbat "tbosfi dealing with the subject, hare attempted to diude into two camps, each as unwise as the other' One camp has its attention onh on tho need lor prosperity "Pro- sperity to-the Big Men on-top, trusts ing to then meicj to let something leak through to the mass of below, rthich, iu effect, ineanb Hint there should be no at tempi to regulate the ferocious'scram- ble in which greed and cunning "reap; tho, largest rewards.' 'I he other camp has so fixed at- tention upon the injustices o" tho dis tribution of piospeiuv, omitting all consideiation of having something to distribute and advocates action, nhlc-b, it is true abolish most ot the inequalities of the distribution cf pioBperity, bj onh the unfortunate- li single process of abolishing the prpiwrity The anti'Titret should be kept on the statute book, to be Invoked as everj Wg concern tending to, monopoly or guilt} of ant! social prac- tices At the same itime a iiidUBinal commission should be ere-' at-ad, which shouW power to regulate and control all the gi eat industrial concerns engaged in interstate business, nhtch practically means all of them In tnis coimirj i "The Progressive party Is definil-, it practicable We promise ing that we (.iinnot cairj out we promise nothing 'Mileh v.ill jeooaidUe honest business Our pioposal is to help honest business how pTtensne, and to see it is rewarded {AH return, to that there be no oppression, either ot business men 01 die common pie Vie piopo-ie to make U worth. (Continued on page 5) WHY FRUIT COSTS SO MUJZHJTHIS YEAR Board of Trade Puts Up a Strong Case in Regard to Express Rate's to the Railway Commission- This City Discriminated Against ITALIANS OCCUPY STRONG POINT completed, hut probably, he will leave oa -August :23rd or ...Wli. Ailg! Italian navy am! military, forces today occupied the town of Tripoli, and the surroundingOasiH. The Italian troops suffered '11 -few casuasifies. The Turks with their'Arah to the was liiMlly the left t.o the Turks of any entrance to the Tripoli coast. uievmes of the who j been ablH to secure Borne grown ber- ries and small fruits for preserving this teal are cillmg Thote who been forced to nil) theirs on the retail market are not Thel .lie cnteilng eirenuous olufl tlons against the price of friiits, and nsking the storekeepers for an e.' planation ot the reison w hj lie BO mn-A. dearer this is use el id'ng the pomt- fruits are higher tlmri the) year. This is not because tlis.frm crop on the coast wnere'-moat -ot-the fruit used in Lethbridge comes li i oor but Lctlibi is setting ilie worst of the express rate controversy which has-.occupied the attention of the business, men ai the city since of th-a Great Northern was shut out.of Lethbridge. Moat of Lethbrldgc's fruit crop comes Irom the Seattle market: That is the 'best market oil which local j merchants can buy tbelr fruit, and with Ibis market shut off. tho whole- I laters arc practically at the mercy j of the dealers of Spokane and .other I cities nearer Letbbridge. wlierc fruit from the Seattle market, and IB th-an re-shipped to Letnbridge, the housewife eventually pay- I Ing the iiosl'- of and the. profits to the Spokane dealer. The Board of Trade appeared be- fore the Hallway Commission at Cal- gary, after tho .Express .Co. had" refused to take cognizance of the csiered ajMn.81 chanjo in lates since seal and were JIIT- cn permission to then case in nnfing, the Board of Commissioners In the meantime withholding their decision until such time as had peinscd the eUdnce submitted the Board of trade The Board baa pre pared a complete statement of their coniplnnts submitting ot rates showing the unwarranted in ciease Thel bave'alno submitted the lolloping letter, which is in answer to a letter from W II Burr, traffic man iger of the Dominion Expiess Co, in which he states that the hava not been raised. (Continued on page i) CLARESHOLM IS WITHOUT LIGHT BOLT OF LIGHTNING PUTS THE POWER HOUSE ENGINE OUT OF BUSINESS Aug. trical storm which vlilted, town on Sunday, cist a bolt at the power noun, Hriklof the engine, and putting It out of buiirtMi. The town will be with-, 'out iloht for ;