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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, Aupisl 15, TILE LETIIBKIPGE DAILY HEJRALD J i Single Fare on All Railroads Good Races and Platform Attractions SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S BIG EXHIBITION AT LETHBRIDGE August 19th to 24th, 1912 BARNEY OLDFIELD The Death Defying Speed King And his two companions will race on Tuesday, Aug. 20th, at 3 m. At The Pah- Grounds For Information Write W. McWCOL Manager, LETHBRIDGE i Entries, Close August 14 Moose Charter Closes Thursday Night next, Oddfellows' Hall. After this date initiation foe will he CHARTER MEMBER'S FEE Don't Let the Chance Slip TENTS 8 x 10 Wall Tents, 10 Complete willi polos. 8 x i2 Yuui Touts ,10 Complete with poles. 10'x 12 Wall Touts, JO oz...........'. Complete Avilh poles. We mnke Wagon Covers mid .Awninos on tho shortest, notice, and carry Camp Cots, and Stockmen's Bed Sheets. 'l Alberta Saddlery Company, Ltd. WHITE I-EAD A large'sliipincnt just received., Import- ed direct from England. Will stand tlio test ot time HIM! weather. Is (he kind that, "sets a painter'the second job. Will sell at moderate, prices. BROS. Eilibllihid CADETS SORE AT SYDNEY RECEPTION MELBOURNE IS NOW DOING BEST TO UPHOLD AUSTRALIA'S REPUTATION Melbourne, Aug. cotitiiig- of Canadian cadets, were ;acconj- ecl UIB nrlinmr on their ar- The atoms, ol "Melbourne fuyr undertaken to all the expenses during their sta; m icloria Coin- inls had heen made hj the lads as .0' the reception the.v received aC aroused puhlic opinion icre and the people are anxious that' io slur shall he cast on Australian rospitaliti TO the) are guing the ads a splendid time. V despatch stales that thi of Canadian cadets came with :o. little announcement that- thi ircsence was not realized until some iltle borcnebs had .uisen ut tlio Sup- posed lack of interest in their visit iManj people and organizations heLn onij (oo delighted to show (hem The misim Icrstand- mg is much regretted hut the rnattei is now put to rights. CLAIM IT'WAS AN ILLEGAL CONTEST Fargo, M: Hatcher and A M Baker, of Fargo, formei direct, ors anil stockholders of the Courier Publishing Compam, were arrested yesterday on a charge "of using 'the United .States mail to defraud. The specific complaint made by tho autb orities is that a circulation contes't that paper was not in accord- ance wUh the law, the investigators claiming that the company ditl not have enough funds to meet the cost of the prizes offered; that the prizes were not as advertised, and that the contest all around was illegal. Hatch- er and linker will have their hearing August 23, before Commissioner Mont- gomery, Attorney Engou'l appearing for the government.! DEFERRED ELECTION IN CUMBERLAND Hegiha, Aug. 24th has been set as nomination day for tne provincial constituency of Cumber.' land. Tlio elections will be held four weeks later. The time ot, the AthR- has not yet b-sen an- nounced. In Cumberland T.' J. Ag- new will run as' n supporter of tho Scott government. W. McKay Is spoken of as a possible candidate In (he opposition Interest but. his candi- dature has not yet been definitely an- nounced. I GERMANY SEEMS TO BE VERY PROSPEROUS Workmen get Plenty ol Work ai bood Wages Capital London, Aug. .15. Itemiirkublo statements regarding the prosperity ol Germany are contained In the annual report, juel Issued by Or. Kociilg the llrlllKh rmianl for w the Hhenish provinces. Tho report shows how the wages of ;he German, people are still rising, en- abling them, to buy better food and jpttcr goods, how almost every Indus- ;ry Unproved In the last year, how Irros are enlarging their" premises everywhere, necessitating more houses 'or workers and bringing prosperity g the..building trade, how tlie tariff is keeping out foreign goods arid still jetting home trade, ho weverywhero he, only-need is capital ami how the German government Is fostering pro- ;reap by canal' schemes, Involving enormous expenditures. One 'Of the- main reasons for the satisfactory conditions of affairs la der Glared ,to be the stability of'trade through' the beneficial influence of the syndicates' in keeping prices at a reasonably steady. level lajj'undue speculative and excessive: competition. Amalgamation of coal mining com- panies, Iron ore companies, blast fur- naces, and steel are the order of. the day. Home made machines are gradually ex- cluding the American machines from the market. The' German electrical works have found sufficient outlets hi the home market and do not need to look to foreign markets. Exports to the United States, France Sweden and Japan >re getting more difficult to increase owing to the pro- tectionist policies of those countries, "Commenting '071; the general finan- cial condition of the countryt Dr. Woenlg states that the extension of credit IB a- mallei-.of the utmost and in- creasing Importance. A great deal ol foreign money, especially French and American; capital, is Invested In Ger- man-firms aiiil." last summer when fpreign bunks began" to withdraw their credit it. lopked al one time as if a financial crisis were about to occur alJ over Germany, ;i T.'iii a Jong UUUB Or Koenlg, "before .Germany can dispense with the foreign capital." to prevent Gennan depen deuce on foreign capital the-govern meht of late lias refused to sanction the Issue of certain foreign loans In Germany. It argued that German cap Ital' should find outlets at home in manufactures exported to foreign coun- tries and should, support German in dubtrles and commerce. The report also states that the poli icy of canal development Is going strongly ahead. There is proposed the construction .-of- a Transcontinental lite east beyond Dortmund. AH the rivers running from south to north into the Baltic and North Sea are to jo poined together thus bringing the east ami. southeast into direct com- munication with 'the North Sea. The Rhine itself, which 'so far is navig- able for J rage ships only as far as S trass burg, is to jie made navigable as far as .Basel. The Mo'-seiandsaar are to be deepened and canalized as well. By, this 'means the industrial districts of Alsace-Lorraine, and emburg will gain'immense.y. All three provinces have been developing their industries by leaps and bounds dur- ing the past .ten yeans and will get a. fresh impulse, by getting cheaper canal freight .rates. TJie consul adds that so far experience has proved that the existing canals "have not, In any. waj lessened the government's come derived from the state railways THE MOST SENSATIONAL STORY OF THE STAGE EVER PRODUCED THE DIAMOND BROOCH A Vivid Modern .Drama', of Life' Behind the Vootjlghti ALSO SHOWING TODAY 4 OTHER BIG FEATURES 4 NEXT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY HENLEY REGATTA Monday Irene.Stanfcldt, Starland's Ragtime Girl" DOESN'T WANT A MAN ON SAURY WASHINGTON STATE WOMAN IS LOOK'ING-FOR A HUSBAND- INQUIRIES IN EDMONTON Edmonton, Blizabetl McPheeters of Clarkslon, Wash., who lescribes herself as aiJpnely widow o! IS years, comely, desijep a hushand Sjie also nantc -o.hiialte her ..future home in Canada M'lt says with emphasis in a. letter to George S. Armstrong, mayor of Ed hp'nton; that no salaried man need up for tha reason, .as sho puts it a middle iged is or some oue else is a failure.''- The etter follows: H. "I hear there many well-to-do men in your country who want wives am a widow, 38, DO family ties, who :ame west thinking .1. could do dress making'and get.a little'money ahead nd some piopertv, but living; es have grown 'steadily, higher- and imes harder, I'-cannot eain nore than my expenses, .-and'I am ireaking down my health sitting in- OQTS year in and year, so _f feel that to save .my strength and health I must get to a cooler climate, "I .caine to the north'weEt from Pen- prior, to .which I lived in New-York state. I have a good edu- cannot-stand the exam, for a teacher's certificate here, so I do not see how I can.'get into any- thing that is not indoor .work.- I would. Hke to go to Canada, but would like to go alone. "Of course, I am not young, neither am'I pretty, hut am as good to look at.and as well other wo- .men 1 gee, who a-re younger, and I am not proud at that I a compan ion-my own ago or older. Ho must be well respected, well groomed and n good sjze, English, Scotch or 'Anierr business man, stockman or rcncher, and a man who.would appre- ciate a good home and companion, not If you know of-any sucl person, please give address MUSIC ANDDRAMA (Conducted by Great Feature at Starland An attractive feature Is being shown at Storland today: Eon the last time in ;the production of the sensational story of -the-stage, "The Diamond a photo play which may well be-, classed as the greatest dramatic offering of the season. The plot is vivid .and gripping, and" the play pow erfully. portrayed.-" .Owing to the .fact that hundreds were .unable "to gain admission la evening at the. Starland Company's theatre in witness "Hen this film was held over for-a day. in order to give the Galgarj natrons an opportunity of seeing it for It. (s undoubtedly "the ,finest Ens Jish.feature ever secured. The local management of Starland wish to an abunce, however that the film will positively be shown here tomorrow an'd Saturday, and have no hesitation it'stating that it will prove to be ,i that has been said of greatest film .of ariy event ever se- cured, .Constance Crawley The coming ,pf Aliss Constance Irawley and her company of Knglish )layers including Mr. Arthur Maude, should be a notable event in the fur- .herinf of. that .popular appreciation of! the best in dramatic culture for which our playgoers should stand, long, as the public, approves'of cheap melodrama, we will be given ust that class oi; amusement. We will lave ''shows" as Henry Miller aptly ut it instead of real drama. But if we awaken in tlnU we may TMTtTATPC1 i OJCjA i SPECIAL, FAIR WEEK, AUG. 19-24 W.B. SHERMAN PRESENTS. MISS CONSTANCE CRAWLEY Her 'All-Star. Cast', of 'London Playeri, Including MR. ARTHUR MAUDE Iri a repertoire of English Plays. The management offers this at- traction with his 'personal guarantee of its superior eicellence. Prices 75c, .50. Gallery 25c. SEATS ON SALE AT ROCHON'S THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED the bj it there need