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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Th e Volume V. Daily Herald Lethbridge, Alberta. ..Monday, August 2ti, Number 218 GRAIN COMMISSION WILL MEET HERE WEDNESDAY Board of Trade Has Compiled Statistics Showing Why Lethbridge Should be Selected as a Grain Inspection Point On Wednesday, 'tho J3oard of Grain Commissioners, recently appointed, Will meet In Lcthbridge. The Board of Trade last Friday got word .to that effect, and since then have been busy preparing a case for presentation, which may lead to the establishment of Lethbridge as a grain inspection point. The Hoard is meeting in Cal- gary today. Calgary is already a grain inspection point, but the north- ern city is asking that It be establish- ed a terminal point also. There is every reason to hope that the Board .of Trade will be successful In getting the commissioners Jo con- sider Lethbridge as "the logical point for a grain Inspection point hi' South- ern Alberta. Other points, will meet tho commissioners with the same ob- ject in view, but 'it is .thought that Lethhrldge stands the better chance, owing to its more central location .with regard to railways. matter has been, in the hands of C. W. Green, of the grain and mill- ing section of the Board for some -time, and he has gathered statistics to show that Lethbridge clears annually about ten. million, bushels' of wheat, with this amount rapidly increasing. Last year alone three million bushels were cleared through the Lethbridge yards from points on the A. R. and I. of the city. The whole of the Carmangay line production goes through this city, -while all tho wheat from the west alao passes through. million, bushels, Is, roughly, cars, which at 60 cents each for in- spection, would provide a. revenue of for maintenance of the o'f- It has also been pointed out that 'the .Inspector 'here would bo allowed to .travel that cars for inapec- :-tioa before 'snipping from points east the city could 'be inpected without This would meet of flome> of the points between Medloine Hat that' a i LeraJn. tanpector at this point would no [.relieve their difficulties in the'wa getting; their shipments graded be ffors fearing for the lako front.' is making the fight to a grain Inspector Lore unaided A few years ago Calgury was aftei similar concessioa. from the Gov crnment, they were given, the sup port of Lcthbrldge, and now tho Cal gory Board of Trade as well as the Calgary Grain Exchange have given their word that they will support the claims of ;thls city. The Winnipeg Grain Exchange and also prominenl [grain buyers of that city have also 'fallen in line, and it Is expected that ion Wednesday several of these organ- jlzatiims -will have representative! {the city for the purpose of urging the claims of Southern Alberta for a grain [inspection point on the commission ent. They realize that when the grain of tho provinces of Alberta and Sas- katchewan begins to move westward to the Pacific coast Lethbridge will be the clearing house for many times the volume of grain passing through here now, and Lethbridge will then become one of the moat important poi-nts In the three provinces so far as the grain producers are concern- cd. ...1 AN AWFUL SLAUGHTER 'Lisbon, Aug. goner- al revolt natives against Portuguese rule at Timomr, (Malay Archipelago, has been suppressed after several gan- guinary battles. The Cover- nor at Timor, telegraphs that the rebels left dead on 'the field, and that nat- Ives were luKde. prisoners. OVERR0NBY !.s BRITISH PRESS HURLING Hold-up at Riverside Yeggmen Flocking to the Stampede The Asaouiated Boards have also jteen active in the matter .and al: though they do- not support the claims any one are working jfor- the main object, which is .to facil- itate the shipments of grain from the couth, and aid the farmers 'in getting Ahe best possible price for their grain. 3t has been pointed out several .times, that If shippers oould get their grain graded .at.the.point of shipment they would very of tea he able to. realize Jrom five to ten cents per bushel more than by waiting till the shipments Veach' Winnipeg to bis graded by the inspector there. This fact his1 nrade the United. Furmeri' locals alive to the situation and several delegations Irom the farmera themselves will be present on Wednesday. The Board of-Trade In laying its claims 1'or a grain Inspector here bo- the commissioners is looking more to 'the future than to the pres- Principals in the Hamilton poison mys tcry case. The. large picture is that of Mrs. 'James Bruce, the young wo- man who treated her listers and their friends to candies In the hospital; the ova! picture IE that of Rose Zeite, .who died after partaking of, the and the man Is James Bruce, held, on charge of vagrancy. Calgary, Aug. Ualynecho is in the general hospital, probably dy- the result of a battle with hold' ups on Third Avenue, Riverside which occurred about 12 o'clock lasl night. John Dargo, who was with Dalynecho, was beaten about the head ran for it, was pursued and caughl and relieved of his money. Dargo's story to'th'e police Is that he and his friend .were walking along the street when men stepped out of the alley them to throw up their hantjfc. Two of the robbers were Dalynecho obeyed the order. Dargo was so he did'-not know his hand: not. The next tosjimt he was struck on the head wittra'rrevblver. He.ran, one of the bandits pursuing him. The robber.struck, him again with the gun and he stopped and put up his hands, the bandit then took his money, about two dollars, and let him go, j He hunted up-the police and told 'them of the occurrence. Ofilcers rushed to the scene of the robbery. They found Dalynecho lying in the al- Jey unconscious. His pockets- were turned inside out, 'He was taken to the General hospital, where at a late hour said to be in a serious condition. The police are.out scouring the .city for the Dargo .could give no description of them, it is not probable.'that they-wlll'be caught. The' city, is full .of" yeggirien and crooks, who probably been at tracted here by .pick Ings- in prospect. The police areVarresting all .-SUB picious characters At 11 o clock las night there, wwe 62 men in the cella of the city jail, all of them, receni 4 SEE Aug. 25. A of British M.P.'s statesmen, and 'business men in this city this on board the Virginian The party will enterprises, works of tho Southern Land Corporation mines of the Algoraa ANATHEMAS AT MR. TAFT Signing of Panama Canal Bill Violates Solemn Treaty and Attached Explanation was Act of Refer it to Hague London, Aug. ol the don morning newspapers print eth iorlals in which regret: is cxjiesse that 1'rcsictent Tail signed the Pana ma Canal bill and they unite in do claring that the British goteciunen will fail in its duty if it omits tc insist tliat the matter he' referred U Tho Hague. They also agree Vila arrivals, The jail-j. Is crowded to ARE AFRAID WINSTON WOULD MAKE BREAK MACDONALD Will ENTER CABINET THAT IS DESTINATION PREDICT- ED FOR THE PRESENT BRITISH LABOR LEADER London, Aug. rumors that lamsay MacDonald will be forced to resign .the leadership of the' labor party, owing to his acceptance of a eat in the Indian commission, .are entirely unfounded. -3; Mr. MacDouald .13 generally 'looked ipon as one of the labor leaders who re gravitating inevitably nto the Liberal party and the rank nd file of the labor, party, make little ttempt'to hide their opinion that he before very long be found sitting n the treasury bench. Birmingham Post Says Weir Lord May Not Visit Canada SIR WILFRID'S TRIP TO THE WEST Ottawa, August Wilfrid will leave the capital for the Pacific coast pn Wednesday next. He will attend Ihe forestry convention at Victoria on ftepttmber fourth, and the details of return trip through the WeiUrn Province! will be completed before hit departure from the capital. The per- sonnel of the party (9 accompany him feyill also be'decided upon during that Interval. Sir Wilfrid will many the Important, In the west or tilt journey.. Hit absence In weal will not a month at the outalde ilnce he u 'Siret to make his Ontario tour while tho wenthtr Is fine. WAS A BOOSTER FOR THE WEST EXrMAYOR McELHINNEY OF OUTLOOK PASSES1 VICTIM OPTYPHOID Moose Jaw, Aug. K. McEl- hinney ,ex-M'ayor of Outlook and Pres- ident of the land 'company bearing his name, passed away there on Sat- urday night, at the early age of 36 He had been suering from typhoid for two weeks. Mr. McElihlnney was ,he moat prominent man in. that part of. the was interestedMn most enterprises in Outlook and was gen- srally recognized as one of the lead- ing' men lu tho west. A native of [owa, he came to Canada eight years ago. Ho was mayor "of Decorrafc at one time and before Identifying him- self with Outlook was mayor of Han- ley, Sask. He was a past master of the Masonic lodge. Aug. Birmingham Post says "The belief that Mr. Borden's invitation has never been approved hy the Pacificist section of the ministerial party, members of which express privately the.fear that this visit would afford Churchill a chance for a display of spread eagle ism that he could" not resist, and might, have awkward results. Their distrust of this idea was deepened when Sir Wilfrid Laurier declined to fall in with .lire' Imperial govern- ment's suggestion to meet the, .Do- minion prime minister in consultation upon the whole naval problem.11 Apropos of the above it will be re- membered that tire Canadian associ- ated press a little time back able to announce that no decision for o'r against such a visit.could possibly be concluded before 'the Canadian ministers' return to Ottawa. Severa papers here, notably ministerial or- gans, arc publishing long extract: from Canadian Liberal papers "dc'pre eating such a visit. HAS BEEN ON CARS TWO WEEKS C. P. R, TRYING TO FIND STREET RAILWAY-MACHINERY- AND WILL RUSH IT Advices-received by Reid this morning from the manufacturers of the motor generator set for 'the sub- station, contains the information that the machinery arrived in Canada on -August 14.. That is twelve days ago. An effort IB being made to find wit just where it is now on Its. westward and when the G.P.R. can lo- cate will give orders that I 'be rushed here with the least possible delay. On the arrival of -the apparatu will'.be set up temporarily, where the rented motor is now placed, and the cars "wJUV'bb running in a very feft hours after it reaches the -city. The turbo-generator, which is be- ing manufactured at Rugby; JSng., is also ready for shipment, but the city ia not endeavoring to hurry it, as the present equipment at the power house Captain Swan Mlkkelsen (on the his Iversen, Norwegians, who recently returned to civilization after a of Greenland. They-succeeded In'finding the record! of Myllufl Erichwn, which tliey weie searching for, but were given lost by their friends and given up all being rescued. They ware clothed In roughly made'skin garments when found and would not allow their photo- graphs-to.-be-taken, untlj they had donned "store clothes" 5 WORLD PAYS HOMAGE TO HUMANITY'S SERVANT Thousands Pay Tribute to Dead Booth's Funeral C, P. R. OFFICIAL CHANGES HOISTING TUB KILLED HIM Aug. fall of a. hoisting tub In the Canadian Northern tunnel excavation Dorchester and St. Monlque streets, caused the death of one man -and the serious injury of another early this morning. H'ho dead mail Is John If. Thomas. Smith IB likely to Moose Jaw, Aug. B. McTag gart is promoted to the Moose Jaw Huperiniendency in the G. P. R. ser vice. -lie succeeds P. P. Welsbrod who takes another position with-the company. Mr. McTaggart has been bridge and building master here and his appointment is considered a'well- merited one. Mr. Wefebrod was formerly, train master at Macleod. THE COMPANY'S TERMS Arthur. Out., Aug. tdk ot truckers at the Canadian Northern sheds ended yeaterd'.y t noon when the men notified the com- pany that tlrey would'accept the offer the company made when they went out a, week of two cents an hour ncreaao and time and.a half for over- is lufficient to carry the load until winter, when the heaviest load of the year-has to be carried, It is Mr. Reid's opinion that Hie cars he running again insifle two weeks, .and the system 'should be In good "working order in time for 'the Dry-Farming Congress S-UFFRAGETTES TO CORRAL PREMIER Aug. .Great crowds gathered outside Congress hall day hopinp to view .the body of the late Salvationist leader, General Wil- liam Booth, which for the past.two days has been lying '-in' state. The bodv, however, had been .re- moved over night to the General's private residence and the "hall was used for the regular-Salvation Array services. London, Aug. British suf- fragettes are 'about to put Robert L. Harden, the .Canadian. Prerrfier, to the tett. He has finally consented to re- ceive a delegation of women who will place before him their views and of their political status, and request to-be told of hit oplnons, and at to whether he intends to do any- :hing for their cause in the Dominion of Canada. Mr. Borden was the recipient of much attention from the suffragettes since his arrival In England some months ago. He has, however, gener- illy succeeded in evading their de- mands'for an Interview, but he his now relented to meet a delegation which will on him on afternoon. A wreath sent by Queen Mother 'Alexandra was rlaid at' General Booth's bier }esterdaj The inscrip- tion read "To the "of General Booth, to whom this whole nation owes au eternal debt of gratitude for the ser- vices suffering human- ity. (Signed) Alexandra The hall, was filled to of persons at each of the three services." Of the floral trib- utes massed on the platform, those ol Queen Mother Alexandra and Emper- or William were the most notable. The British arid foreign flags and tho decorations on the: walls of the hall had not been Brigadier Wood and Pastor Lake will officiate at' the funeral ceremon- ies in Olympfa Mall, which will be of a remarkable Representa- tives arc expected to attend the fun- eral from many parts of the world. The delegates from the United States ami Canada will probably ar- rive in time. No [ewer than representatives of provincial corps in the United Kingdom .have select- ed to attend. The hall is too for speakers'to be heard and ihc ser- vice will consist mainly of hymns, 'hilo prayers, scripture selections and quotations from the utterances of the late C'ommander-in-Chief will ie ijcreens by lanterns. (Continued on page 8) SOCIALISTS TO SNUB KAISER LEADER WILL BE AWAY WHEN WILHELM ENTERS SWlTZER- LAND TO ARMY REVIEW Borne, s'Vng pelled by his'fellow Socialists, Hen Blochcr, the well known 1 Socialist leader, lias renounced the idea ot re- ceiving as head of the cantoiial gov- ernment ot TascI, Emperor'William on His Miijestj 's forthcoming usit to Switzerland to attend the Sft army manoeuvres iTcrr Blocher an- nounced today lha't he wouM be obliged to be absent from Basel on September, third, the date on which the German 'Emperor.' Swiss frontier. crosses the KAISER SUFFERS FROM RHEUMATISM IS IN. PAIN, 'AND ,MAY :NOT BE ABLE TO REVIEW ".THE TROOPS Cassul, Emperor William's cold, it was an- nounced officially today, is not seri- ous, His Majesty fever, but is suffering from painful muscular rheu- matism, and has been confined to his bed since last Saturday afternoon There, was no improvetpcnt .in his condition today and he', will keep to his bed for several days. order for a parade of an army corps near Mersburg on August 27, has been cancelled. The Emperor lias been travelling steady for some time in the cold and rain, and he natural- ly is somewhat worried. The au- tumn parade at Berlin held September which the- so- called Kaiser manoeuvres will held, but it appears not impossible that ffis Majesty "may not be able to review them. the President's nothing to remove the British objec- tions. The Standard says "It would, indeed, he unfortunate if the magnifi- cent bdieinc which is calculated to benefit mankind in general proved to be futile and the cause.of -interna- tional bickering Pomtci for Tajt The Morning Post pointing out that if-the United States desire to encour- agents own shipping it can do BO .by decent bounties, says "Eiperieuce may vet bring the United understand that credit is a valuable asset and material gain is dear- Iv bought uheu b> the loss ot the world's confidence. Uses Strong Language The Dailv Express in an editorial- leaded declares: that, the protest 01 the American press lias been a splendid vindication of-.the lonor of the American people, but that the signature will remain a blot on -the Republic's reputation. "It is the "that Mr Taft is not strong enough to resist the politicians and accord with the call of nation- al confidence All English speaking nations must view with sorrow' the ot the United States dragging _ ts honor he-spattered before the world In the long run America vould be the sufferer Honesty among fations 'as among men remains the' Jest policy i Tatt a Pettifogger The Dailv Mail m an editorial 'It might have been mere- y to attach "ins hut Tall !id not scruple to give the bill his enediction in a. memorandum s as worthiei of a pettifogging soli- liot than the chief of( a great re-, uhlic. The memorandum contains, ot a singlfr reference of an. appeal ithcr; to arbitration or to the law; ourts A jear President Taft moved the world to admiration bv proposing an arbitration koaty. What is the world to Hunk of this proposal now The Thunderer Expostulates This morning'i Times publishes an arbicle reiterating its protest against the' Panama-Caniir'Act as a violation': of the JIay-Pauncefote treaty. "In closing it says "We undetriand and make full allowance for ceptional jconditions which, dominate American politics m a presidential year, but that kind, it need hardly be said, cannot be al- lowed to affect'our attitude .on'-'this, subject, of is of deep'conse-1 quence to the interests of our trade and Ilie trade of the whole Empire Should the the law bear-out upon examination: our view that ifc does in fact gravely violate our clear rights m a matter of the first rate 'importance we shall, of course, our to the government at Washington, and should these unhappily fail to bring about a satisfactory''settlement, we shall appeal to the of 1908 and request that the nlioie controversy and the proper construc- tion of the scope and bearing of thex canal treaty be referred to The Hague for, its decision. "Suggestions have been freely .made in certain quarters that the United States, ia not. likely to entertain, any request of the kind. This is a 'blow .0 the whole principle of arbitration we absolutely refuse to con- template-unless and until it is de- livered. "No, government and no nation havj more loudly preached resort to arbi- tration'than the government and. the people of the United States. It is hardly creditable that after preaching it to others they should cline to adopt it where it concerns themselves. "A refusal of this kind in- evitably-create a certain indisposi- tion on the part of all self-respecting nations to enter into rangcmcnts re-- served lo itself the executive right of interpreting'the of ;