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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta II Volume V. lONSULT SIR iWILFRID ABOUHIAVAL MA1TEES [British Government Wants All Parties' in jCaniada United on Churchill's be Accompanied by Prince Loujs of Baffjtenburg "il Churchill and .Hamar 'Greenwood to Tour Coumtry and Discuss Imperial j Defence HasnVt Fixed on i Any Policy Yet London, Aug. The conform nccs avith the Canadian ministers on the naval have practically con- cluded. It probable trial the'wish uf tlie Uritish government that y u in- Tilation will be exlaiulcil by, Mr. Uoriien to Sir Wilfrid Laurffcr to meet Mr. Winston first 'Lurd of Admiralty in Canada UIL end i of September aiid the mailers involved will be agreeable. Tliere is no doubt .-here that'' the ex- istence of, an emergency ha's been proved and that-Canada will make a contribution' of an amount 'to be de- termined after Mr. Border., consults jliis colleagues, after wf' Mr. Khun lull will go to in id i per naval policy will be detcr- minpd upon if: possible at? a round .table conference of all political part- ies in Canada. The British desire is ito remove the scheme from the sphere of party politics as has 'been Great Britain Mr. Churchill will in Canada .with Admiral Prince of Batten burg and an imposing'naval Mr.' Churchill and Mr. Hamar OrcoiuiDod MP uill nuke ,1 toui fof the principal 01 Canada ind' discuss imperial detente Ihe mm isten il opposition' hpre to Mr Churchill's visit is'.due to an unwill: Canadian opinion but tlie unionists urge prompt action and Mr. Churchill is willing Australia's action endorsed 1 lomimmt goveinmuit and opposi 1 ion members .say Australia is be- coming popular with 'British1 invest- nis owing to its nival contribution Canada, but to return tin, compli- ment of the Canadian cabineh. The French government htfilds, that it cannot allow Great to share in a penny postage sv .hume and therefore such an arrangement with Canada cannot mvlieria SHORTT DENIES REPORT Vancouver, Aug. Ad tun Sliortt denied today that be had bean offered the presi- dency of British Columbia Uni- versity. Principal MacKay, of "Westminster Presbyterian Col- lege, Is mentioned as a possi- ble appointed to the position, though it Is learnt'd that there is nothing settled yet. DUKE HOOKED A_BIG FISH Sydney, X. Aug. Duke SEES DANGER IN SENATE Freedom of Canal to U.S. Ships Breaks Important Treaty London, Aug. tlie head- ing, "A. Hreach of Faith" the London Daily Mai] says editorially: i "Because a majority of 44 votes oi Lo.maught was out today with J t L. .-Ross, luna fishing, lie hooked QUARTER MILLION DOLLARS IN A BIG SUBDIVISION DEAL tuna anil had it on his line over an hour, finally the line was paid out ihc Duke got on shore and en- just rejected an amendment to the Panama canal moved by Sena- tor Burton" to strike out clause in the bill which exempts from tolls dctivorcd to hold the fish by taking a i American coasting vessels using the turn around a huge stone. So great .GRAND TRUNK'S SURPLUS London, Aug. sur- plus of the-Grand -Trunk for the half year is to which is added-the balance of .-ec.800, a total of ad- mitting payment in full oC the first and second preference dividends, and' leaving to carry forward. was the strain, however, that the line broke and the monster got aw Mr. Samuels, tlie British Postman- [from him. At first they were whirl- ter-Gcneral, and Mr. 1'el'ieticr dis- cd over the bay at a great thoroughly the state cable j-the fish. The motor boat Adel (oi yangible re- lowed at a distance in case of acci I dent. cussed question, but with no IS POSSIBLE (H THE CITY COUNCIL Attempt to ,'Re-open the Police (Inquiry Affair ALD ACTS M Ifi'atch Expresses on A' Situation 1 teiUthere may be th'e It is strongly felt that Cmadi must show practical remain a-part of l-ho1 Empire to .keep the confidence oi Great Britain H is an tentatively stated that Mr. Borden lias promised nothing definite in gard to the navy. 'As to ihe reference to imperial co-partnership 1ne minds ;liere urge that all should jp slow. It is only proposed now .1 thcie should be a Canidian i in I ondon for a part of the year f oi the exchange of confidential iniorn i lion on foreign policv The bu JQE should be consultative British mi nis teis see the danger oi i ngid e om pact binding the'Dominion's actif 'in" in any imperial council. Mr -Uqmth declined VIr Bw den s deadlock c.toity council over the action taj en u the regular on TV rfestfay in calling lor a judicial in- FIREMAN KILLED ON COBALT SPECIAL Toronto, Aug. Cobalt spec- ial from Toronto crashed head-on into a freight tr-aln, 33 .miles north Of North Bay yesterday, killing; Fireman Carmicha-el, oC the special, who jump- edt and injuring several others. ..En- gineer Smith, of the'passenger train; was injured, while Express Messen- ger James Casey had his leg brplceh, No passengers were injured. Thigh's the -first fatal train wreck that has oc- curred-on the T. N. O. since uucoin- invitation and Mr. ChuicliiU's is not with object of visit icd ing DROWNED IN i SWIMMING'HOLE ;FRANK LAD MET HIS of ON jj WEDNESDAY i SEIZED'WITH CRV Aug. s: id drowning occurred at Fra dn atternoon wlien RIL toid the 16 old son of Air and Mis lames Vlcoi, met Ins death n-hiic bithmg in uliat is known as the i Frank swim- ming hole. as he was pc known, IB company with a nu nihcr of young- eL companions, had to the mimming hold, bctwet jn four and'five in the aftctno on for a hsth. The bulling place is in the former channel of the Old M MI river, is very in some places- feet has hecn a fay resort for llj( joung of jFrank (or many jean i Dirk was seized fl Htb cramps and, despite his elforls, 'sank Iwncnth the alers Aid was kirricd summoned the Upily Dr. McKay was soon on the. sc'siie, but all at- tempts to the young roan fmi-rt JIi Wilco.v a'ni formerly re- in Colpniai i, but removed to I link govern! it's ajo. i TO GET HELP ACROSS THE LINE Hon. Robt Rogers Thinks This Solves Harvest Problems Panama canal. "The 'gravity of tjiis-vote lies In the fact that 'it and sanctions a proposal which isVjjjf direct violation of the treaty. That treaty was: concin'jrecl by the United States with and ratified by the only 1 1 years ago.. Its terms are perfectly clear and explicit. It-declares that the Panama camil 'shall be free and open to ves- sels of all nations on terms of entire equality, so that there 'shall be no dis- crimination against any such nation or its citizens or subjects in respect of tolls charge -of, ..traffic, 'llrere-can be no quibbling is to the meaning'' of these words. The United States promised to treat all the powers to give no- addition to its own subjects, giving such an ad- vantage. The large majority by which the amendment was rejected Is regarded In Lhe United States as an indication that; from tolls will be granted by all American shipping-.; and this, notwithstanding re presentations have been made jy the. British; government. A further mErfngment of treaty was AN INHUMAN FATHER Rosthern, Sask., Aug. Ros- cnfeld. a Rosthern farmer, was com milted for trial on a charge of negfi- gcnce, in not calling medical attend- ance for his daughter, who subse- quently 'died. The girl suffered un- told agony from burns, and .lingered eight medical aid only being called just shortly before her death. North Lethbridge Property" Eastern Can- ada. Men Interested With Local Con- Property was Recently Bought From C.P.R Kealfcv deals involving sums, .which run into the sis: figures arc-not fre- quent in any part of tlw-west, but one lias just been completed in Leth- bridge where approximately a cuavter of a million dollars will be turned over. The papers were forwarded "yes- terday, through one of-the local banks, closing one of the inost important deals i of Ihc year. j The property in question is .1 south-west quarter section of tow ship eight, adjoining the city on. t Queen, of Calgary, from "the C.p.ft.', that companx haijng taken it over from the A. R. I., when the latter concern was absorbed by the CahaV dian Pacific The price paid at that time was in the Air- McQueen has now north-east. This property was chased sonic time ago hv C P UNIONISTS GLOAT OVER RESULT IN MANCHESTER ALDERMAN KILLED -IN COLLISION accomplis when the Sen ate decided-toMree from toll American ocean going ships are-attiiedjs, posal of tlie American-government in VB sti'galion into the charges banging thr. head of the deposed Chief ol 3 seems to he almost a certain- rf if there is deadlock there promises to be a- few rather warm sessions of thc police -cbtmnillee be- jfore the matter is finally straighten- ed out. On Tuesday when Aid, Slceith's re- solution went to the council calling for a judicial enquiry he was sup- ported bj Vdanis and -Ud liamson. Aid. Ashcroft offered the most strenuous opposition possible to such a course Aid. Aird did not vote, and the Mayor- remained -silent on thc in at, tor, after he had express- ed the. opinion that the matter should have been first considered- in police before going to; the council for fir.a.1 action. Now Aid. Aird has awakened to the fact .that the whole matter was set- tled on Tuesday, and he had no part operation of the interior department in settling, it. And further, he now and its staff in meeting the demand realizes that the council's actions do. may he relied upon. T have remain- not meet with his approval. ed over in Winnipeg for several days The result is that he wishes to op- lo attend to tbis matter particular- en the quest on up once more. He ly, and I'am giving it my personal does not believe that the council had-attention. properly 'considered the charges sen-1 "At least men will be re- ously. enough to pass snap judgment quired to harvest this year's crop in Winnipeg, Aug. 9. In the course. oi an interview Hon. Rohctt Rog- ers, minister of the interior, said last night t am keeping in close touch with the labor situation in the west of CQ- It is ail onujtailsxvfact tfiafSen ator Ciimmlngs, who on -previous oc- casions has' distinguished himself., by the'ascerbily of his language, .disclaim ed ;in vlplerit! terms against the al to' submit the claims of the British government under the treaty of arbi- tration, 'He 'even declared? that there was only one arbitrant to which ques tloh'of right-to give exemption of tolls to American ships could be referred namely, -that of the sword. He de mands lii fact, that the United States shall b'e! free to repudiate any treaty :Which does not suit her 'That is an idea which would put back -whole world by a century and-might have far reaching conse- quencesr Others powers might repud- iate ..'treaties which they regarded as favoring the United States and injur-' ing themselves. 'Beyond a- question the -exemptions areMorbfdden by the treaty, if there is any red i doubt as to the interpreta- tion of the document, we are willing to referT.the issue to the 'Hague Tri- Elyriai'; bhio, Aug; Good- member, of. the City Council of Elyria, was several oth ere were injured it1 7.30 o'clock las night, when'; a car'6l Cleveland, South western aiid Columbus' Inter-urban sy tern collided -with a Baltimore am Ohio' accommodation .train about mile from Elyria; Goodman was standing on the rea platform and tried to jump before til' car was struck so Far as it relates to the need- harvest, help anil- the heartiest bunal. HOPES BECKER Will, TELL ffi- District Attorney Might be Lenient With Police Officer New''York, Aug. 9.r-The Tombs prison keepers seem to think today that Police Lieut. Becker was on the which, In. euc.h cir-j power wunjii, HI- KUC.U uir-j point cumstances should refuse, such bitrameit thereby declaies itself in j the wrong. INTERDICTION FACES THEM of breaking (ibwni and there cports at the public proseeut- uu. tier indictmcnti'might turn state's evi- dence. District Attorney Whitman confer- red with .John F.. Jlclntyre, counsel for the- accused lieutenant, KJ-id Victory There gives them Confidence in the Future VICTORY COMING as he believes 'they did on Tuesday (Continued on pige U.S. AGRICULTURE SOON' BE FORCED.1 TO IMPORT PRINCIPAL PRODUCTS FROM OTHER LANDS Chicago, Aug.; America facing a famine, unless agriculture conditions are vastly: improved, was the general opinion.oi'tlia speakers at the annual meiUng of the National Soil Fertility Leiigue1 today. "Statistics show thai.' agriculture in the United Stitia has been so ne- glected that within twenty years we will be forced our principal products from foreign lands. We are facing an Inevitable famine unless the soil is greatly said II. M. Gross, president of Ihe organization. Other speakers urged the adoption of agricultural extension departments to Ihe iioliliral cMegM of agriculture maintained by the government and various Stales. (that no terms for a confession- were i 'discussed. Mr. Whitman said "I hope that Becker, who is a Montieil ue 9-lhafc the shrewd- man, may decide .that his i cenge tQ spy puests ol V.onnoii Lollcge it bt. best interests will require him to tell home." The Liberal-newspapers admit that the loss of Manchester is a keen riis- Believe That 'the Fate o the Government is Sealed London, Aug. 9 If the aphoriini "What Manchester thinks today, land thinks :tomoi Billl holdi good, then tenure of goA ernment is. approaching itst termina iion. Northwest Manchester yester day.returned the Unionist.candidate by a 'majority of At the la'si previous election, the Liberal caridl date had a majoiity of 445 The Unionist papers describe the 'esiilt as a deadly blow to the gov ernment's insurance act, and" Chan cellor of the Evchequer, t-lojd Geoige. Bonar the Opposition leader in the House, telegraphed to the.victor 'What Manchester said today, fing- aml will say at the first opportunity, and, in my opinion, that opportunity cannot long citv wirh the admirahls future efore i The properly will be put on the arket nun limited building restric- ons, and already the syndicate -hVs actically concluded arrangements itli buyers for tbe erection of a doz- resiriences on ihe property. It 13 intention of the syndicate to 11 a gcaat deal of the property loe- lj, but large blocks will also aced on the market in both st and at the coast. John's; Que., will not submit, to whole truth. -H he should do dictates, of the church despitt, rcent'that I would think over pretty care- reporfs, is the latest .phase of the fully what my attitude should he. Ihe three prune ihc citj oi Winnipeg xwill probably pro vide i bout 6 000 of these miisb coi and the border on the I( 1S T10tt otliei Mdc of the line special ei-' ArUibibhop Bnichebi hat, m ask clemency ort he made lo attract an 'wssron i mWdicting the greatest accomplish- usually large number of farm of the college Infllviduillj- fo1' tlle thc community crs from thc eastern provinces t.'from'pcrforminfi any Catholic, be to find out who are ese Ihe bicit bulk, Uouble is now causing trouble While murder is a graver crime than ome from 1 istcin the Catholic clerm of the blackmail it might be that I would known decide in the event of a confession lo nclincd to consider favorably artycr- ;lion. Unless they submit in a few 'big blackmailers in-.the the .police de- crous and wicked systen The grand jury is said to have j learned .many- things to1 show that! I ,iciil. Becker has madp money xiry- tisfng in the United States for Ih's'solcn.n interdiction will be j partment and to.abolish that trcach- vcst help. jpublicly read. "Possibly from to might he secured from Kansas, Indiana and Illinois where thc bar-; SOAKS AUTO vest period is rather earlier than OWNERS HEAVILY ours. 'f "In any ciise special efforts will liu! made by the interior department 'to i deal with the harvest I am confulent that in tlie few appointment, but declare that its niflcanee can be over-rated. (Continued on page WHEAT HARVEST CLOSE AT HAND WEST IS TEN- DAYS AHEAD OF LAST YEAR SAYS A'GRAIN EXPERT A rapidly within-the last, few months.! Aug is near- one savings bank he was found lo jer ripe than you think it said AS BURIED FOUR WIVES WINDSOR MAN HAS A ANOTHER HAS JUST RAISED AWAY Windsor, Ont Aug. 9 xolim- information of Joseph Jatreie- son that he had buried four yives and that another unman had died in his home came out at the coroner's inquest last night into the death of Mrs Margaret gtansky, of Detroit, who vtu: found. dead :'in Jamieson'i shack at Sandmen Jamie son said his first wife died in ton- don, ing in Thamcsvlile, tin third in Urockvillc, and the fourth committed- suicide in Detroit. A ver- dict of death from natural wa4 returned. weck-s Uic railway compamcs, we an: co-opnrating In wliom with matter, and ourselves will he able to pretty fully meet the anticipated de- m.ind." Goes to Ottawa, C. Ivea left (his afternoon Cor Ottawa, wfi-ero he will spend several