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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume Let li August Number 220 LETHBRIDGE IS THE LOGICAL SHIPEING POINT FOR SOUTHERN ALBERTA PREMIER BORDEN RECEIVES SWFRAGEHE DEPUTATION Ladies Hand Out Plain Talk With Implied Threat That Strenuous Efforts May be Introduced in CanadaNo nearly an this Premier Burden listened courteously and patiently to the speeches of the five ladies form ing the deputation of the Womens Social and Political the organ ization which gained notoriety through its militant suffragist meth Wo hnve an organization in and the women there have asked us wJiat they are to do to briny about en said she did not want to the reason why women should have but in any country where women had votes its laws were likely to give justice to She admit ted she vvaa not an expert in Canadian hut had The meeting was in the Savoy Hoj jeard Canada of the injustice of Canadian Premier receiving ttia dower i miintette in his private sitting Premier Borden That Is a mutte The deputation comprised Jn have no gntijt Kachel Barbara the different and Kvelyn j jliss have Three of these ladies had a fact mentioned by one of the Premier Borden remarked to a later deputation who waited on him a few bearing on this in which Ca nadian women realize tbe Injustice of tho homestead Wehave women trained in agricultural yet the law of Canada makes it that they TO MEET SCOTT er second in com mand under of the British AnLartic left to resume bis command of theTerra proceed to the Po ar regions to meet Captain Scott and his THE GRAIN COMMISSIONERS HEAR AN EXCELLENT CASE Continued on page minutes after the first had j cannot hold land umler tbat he had little to complain of in jal conditions manner of putting thencabe before The as a matter of was perfectly Only when Miss Barrett gave some thing more a suggestion thatmil Jtunt methods mUihtJbe urged upon their adberenU In was there any tendency to break the of the The Premier quietly ibut firmly answered this hint by tlv plain intimation that no pro cedure outside of argument and Tea son have the slightest weigh vith Miss Barrett took tills Intimation and the farewells between the and hifl interviewers ti j the ladies appeal ing pleased the reception ten tfered although it cannot be anid that took away anything very BORDEN HARRIMAN Wife of a Long Island multimillion a who has undertaken the organ zatlon of the women of the Unltet States in support of Woodrow Wll sons candidature for presidency HARVESTING WORK DELAYED BY RAINS Miss in openingthe speech said they took it almost for granted that Borden was favor ahieto womens suffrage Nothing Premier Borden You must not lake anything for I have not had much time to oonalder Ore I do not know whether you have studied the Canadian Constitu Miss We are pol We want t0 talk to you as wnut to know whether you wilt announce on your return to Ca nada that you intend to Introduce and carrya measure giving votes to wo wen on the same terms as That is the real object of this KAISERS HEALTH IS PRECARIOUS PHYSICIANS ADVISE ABSOLUTE POSTPONE PROGRAM who spent some hours out of lied suffered a Flight rist of temperature at led Mis Majestys physicians as cribethis change in his condition to overexertion and no othur unfavorable consequences of his get ling Tlie swelling of liis neck jiw muscles andglands arc The physician attending tlie royal is considerably While the visit to Switz erland to attend manoeu has not definitely been can it is that it will rnKe and it is certain that His Ma jesty will not make trip if the weather continues The Emperor has expressed a wish to observe tho days of the 1 Kaiser Manoeuvres in Saxony which seems to indicate his fears that lie will be unable to witness Uie preliminaries The ph simns ire insisting fiat Hie Emperor the greatest care and tako no since tbe nos sihilit of A rrlmn of the unfvonhc sunptoms is by no means excluded Manitoba a nd Saskatch ewan Visited by Very Heavy Storms Man 4ug 28 Uaint which pretty general over the entire spring wheat country but es heavy in the cast central dfs tricts of Saskatchewan during the past twentyfour have about put a stop to harvesting operations and in many districts the hinder will not he at work before Sever al points report clear ei today luth prospect of 10 sumption this onlight and well drained Work StoppedJSeveral Days Portage La Aug rain stopped harvesting op eration all over plains yesterday and although it will be sonie days be fore cutting is gpneral of the farmers have decided to continue operations noon today the bright weather of this morning con THRESHED SPRING WHEAT lauer Bullock today started faim jusfceast of the city limits He Is loadjug the grain right on to the the field to average 2o to the This is the first spring wheat to be hauled to track and is plutnp and oi a fine The wheat was cut about two weeks and is the first crop to be tak en off this particular piece of MaedonaUl district tomorrow willbe tlu earliest that cutting cAi be and around Oakvilie it not likth that will he able to grt to their crops earlier than Indn middav Indications nt midnight for a slight but no damage fron tint caiisr is reported Delay at Moosomin j Moosomin Sask Vug 38 vesting operaUons have been coni pletelv retarded so fair this week ow ing todamp and rainy TIui prospects not bright for cutting 1odi Continued on page S STRANGE CONDUCT OF A PRINCESS REFUSED TO SEND WITNESS TO PROSECUTE MAN WHO DES TROYED SUIT CASE WHITMAN HAS ANOTHER FIND Jc Houses of Paid Graft for Pro s tection along trail blackmail that led up to the minder of the gambler Hei man the States Attorney HOW reports a form ot social eUl fiom whichcolossal graft is This he obtained from about a dozen bouses in this each ot which paid from to 000 month for police protection to the Inspectors in whose districts they were Diati let Attorajijv Whitman lias learned paid a high rate These houses were expensively furnished and decor ated Only theproprietor and a lew servants thorn shown a list of najnes of girls who could be called uponfto come to the BRAMWELL BOOTH Wife of the Chief of Staff of the Salva tion husband will proba bly succeed to the Com manderinChlef Why Lethbridge Should be Selected as Inspection Point for Grain May be Made an Order Point as Well the centre of a spection subdivision Le tlib an all oars being routed from Boundaries ofsubdivision North South Tp ternational boundar 1th A iduui That is what Lethbrldge isasking foe speaking behalf of the farmers and grain men in this is putting up a strong tight for this the Board of Trade being the mouthpiece thiough wnich the farmers and others SPOKANE DELEGATES TO THE CONGRESS BET ON HAULTAIN house when wanted Opposite the names girls were their and the Hatin hands of the Dis irictVttorney show that the ages of these grilsrange anywherefrom 15 to 18 years of age Assistant Smith been investigating this foim of dieorderl house graft forseveral the resultsofhis investigatlon pro bablyproduce a sensation London prosecution Thomas arrested last wuk on L charge of receiving anc destroying a dressing case stolen oil August at Victoria station and owned by Princess Frederick Charles or Hess si German failed yesterday at the West minster police courtthrough the le Iusal of tlic Princess to send witness es to prove that Uie bag wasin custody of the railway of ficiaih An official biul that the railway had been in almost hourly the prin asking her to send a valet or maid as To each she gave a polite negative and as Iheie scjm ed no likelihood of her ever agreeing to send a the raihvaj with drew the The police thereupon said tliey could not carrv the matter further and the magistrate discharged CORNISH DEAD yfmonto Aug t o n ror ifisli ytndslirhn of lio Methodist Gene ml Hied here today FARMERS FIGHT THEJERCHANTS RESENT PREFERENCE GIVEN POTATOS AND HAVE START ED A RETAIL DEPOT potato war is on between formes and mer Incensed at con tend ib discrimination against the Albeita grown potato in the i toaasiBt ll British a number of fanners have organized and opened tip a local potato shaving the price of tubers about one is with the price asked by lo APPROVES Bramwell Booths plan for the Salvation Army to send widows and children to Aus has been received with cordial ity by the federal prem FisherIntimates that the govern The fanners are advertising in the local using news papers anvl doing rushing Manyfarmers writing to those hack ol tbe movement and it is not improbable that a largo farmers cooperative selling organization may re MONGOLIANS CAPTURE KOBDO Mongo lians have captured the city of Kobdo in Western The Chinese soldiers composing beg ged 1he Russian consulate to provide them with a safe lo SIMON JOHNS NEW JOB May Commissioner Clarke will resign his civic position and take up his duties as superintend ent of tho Banff National on BURSTED MAIN CAUSED HAVOC TWENTY FEET OF A CHICAGO STREET TORN DRIVEN FROM HOUSES of the first acts of Doherty on his leturn to the capital will be the acceptance of resignation of Chief Jus tice of Saskatche which has been in the hands of the Department of Justice for somle time Two n times are mentionea in connection with the varancj whichuill occur following the acceptance of the resignation These aie F W of the Op and for Prince Five Wealthy Ranchers and Land Owners Appointed broken main totUj flooded foui blocks on tho south side and drove residents in the neighborhood of ThjrtyFirst street and Wentworth avenueinto the A thirtysix inch column tore up the making aholetwenty feet across into which a dropped and was rescued difficult Base ments were flooded and the founda tionsof several threat ened before the water was shut IS WANTED IN NORTH DAKOTA CALGARY POLICE NAB EDWARD WHO WILL GO BACK QUIETLY Cuddy has received word from Deputy Sheriff of Moody North Dakota that an officer fioin his de partment Is on bis way to Calgary taKe to Moody Edward are novv busy clearing the and BUYING lOUT THE MAGRATH MINE GETS A OPTION FOR deal is ing if brought to A suc cessful will mean the turning over the holdings of the Magrath Coai Company to H of Leth bridgc The amount of inone in volved in the deal is anouncement wasmade to your correspondent yesterdap by a well kpown mining is mine for the Prospects are good for the mine changing as a thirtydays op tion has been taken on the property by Mr of said tbe and 1 believe that he has a very favorable opinion of the worth of the property The coal is of good commercial qual and with a progressive man charge of the itought to be a paying proposition before many months Assistant Government Engineer Wil son visitoil of the company a short time and he was high in his praise of the believing that as the shaft penetrated deeper the quality of the coal would bo corres pondingly enhanced Very little work has been done in he diggings for number of with the result that the shaJL Is not n the very best condition at the pre sent time But two experienced men heM by the city po les on the charge of crand Bull was picked up on Saturday on avcnuo by Detective Charles the receipt of n letter ly Chief Cuddy from the deputy sher In writing the slteriff said that Jell was a much man and stated that he was prepared to take extradition proceedings to get him mck to North But those pro aro not aa Boll ins his willingness to ac the officer without iuUiDg putting the mine Inshape for effect ive There is a splendid market for tho and it IB to he hoped that It Is under operation for the fall FROM HOME OF TRUSTS pytition to tho asking for the ap pointment of a Royal commission to investigate thu alleged meat trust operating in Canada hug been drafted by tho City Copies be presented to the various municipalit ies for tho purpose ot accurint their The executive of the Inter national UrjFanjiing GongiesiS recened of the appointment by Hie counU commissioners ot Spokane Wash of the live official dele gates of that county to the here and the salectionb arc among the most progressive and prominent men in the eastern pad 01 stile i Tlit delegation is headed b DAUIC a capitalist and land wiio is reputetl to be the SCL ond laigest holder of Eariniug lands m the stato ol and who is a member nf the Board of of tiie Iiiternational and has been a visitor to Lclhbiidgo this sum Others on the delegation arc head ol the big Dair a multimillionaire landowner and practical ami one of the leaders m the de velopment about 11 another large land owner and who has developed laige fanning distncls in the Spokane val ley Richard HUtclnrisoi state senator from and the largest landowner in witli HI Hie millions and R In managci of the 11 polheek Bank of largr property holder the rcprcbenta tive of the enormous interests bi the Holland nhose tnvcslinrnts m eastern are m the mil Each of dciegotion Is a mem ber of the SpokaneChamber of Com and the assurance of their at tendance and participation in the Congicss has been receded ITALIAN FLEET CAUSES ALARM WAR SHIPS OFF SYRIAN COAST GIVES NATIVES A NERVOUS sqiindrqn of Kalian comprising ilv anchored of this port this Their object is unknown The city is well patrolled hy the Turk ish and all war vessels had previously reoor noitered the port of Jaffa in and also the Syrian seaports of Haifa and but had not attempted a or fired any The population of the coast show signs of nervous1 ten fearing a repetition of the bom bardment of laat when sixty noncombatants were killed and many were wounded in the streets by tho Italian At that time a Turk ish as well aa cruisers ami a torpedo while lying interested are speaking to the Hoard of Grain Commissioners who to session at ten oclock this morii uig in the cil council chamber If Lethbridgu is reaiVd an point there is every possibility that it uili also he created an order point That means thai all gram in spected hcrcy be held m the cars awaiting the instructions of the ship ttho inaj route it to any destin east 01 lie may secure an the iact tliat he has been givui a government certificate as to tbe grade at uhidi the car of grain will have to be accepted when it ai rlves at its It is going to be a big fight to get the hut the chances are ilightl in 01 the who will benefit somuch bv the creation of an inspection sub division beie One Serious IJ6int There is one matter which stands in the wav of I ethbndgc being created an inspection point Cars must be here 21 hours to he inspected There aie annually about cars to he inspected in tins district The ques tion the ate asking is the creation of an inspection wnt in Lethbridge seriously transportation facilities If will add to the congestion m moung western it is a serious matter If all that is necessary is to get an order and the problem will IE sohcd Irof chairman of the com is presiding atj meet ing i With him arc Commissioner and Chief T Series Comimssiowi tha unable present owing to Ins absence in th east s W C is handling the case lor tlie Board 01 and during fhe morning session presented some vcij uglily arguments shoumg if it is the desire of the Board to aid he producer to oietcome the ob stacles uhich stand in his in ijcltina the fullest return foi Ins la there should he little hesitation in granting iqquest which would PIOAB to be general all OMSI Southern Alberta Continued on page 8 BIG RACE FOR NEW OIL FIELDS CAPITALISTS RUSHING ERY TO OKOTQKS DISTRICT TO BORE FOR OIL Palgiuy Aug the worth of oil dulling machmeij re leased irom the Canadian customs m Calgary on Tuesday morning andship ped at onceto be the Segur oil Wednesday and the big race forthe finding of oil in Southern between the McDougallSe gur Exploration the Stan dard Oil and the Calgary Canadian Petroleum Gas Products is now according to the California whowill have charge ot the oil drilling opera tions for the firstTiamed the first be dropped in tbe new fields on Tuesday Our already on Uie said Segur on Tuesday on bis return from the and inside of nijet days I think that we hate struck oil According to the machin es will be unloaded at Okotokg on Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday and the rig builders who kra novon the will have their work vw started on Thursday finished inaide five days and th be on Tucdday nex After that it is only a question of tlme before we strike said I expect to hint pl within ninety although 1 unj derstnmi experts of the ica that thirty ;