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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lcthbrit'Igc, Alberta. Thursday, August 1012 Number 221 HAD IP KNIVES FOR PRESIDENT TAFT Woman at Columbus Was Bent on Assassinating American Ruler Columbus, inu Boers, aged 40, wlio said she v-jas from Ohio, arrest ml hy Pibtsburg detectives at tin; iiou- ,ilietn Hotel, while tor ljrtiii- deiilj Tntt with two long knives found concealed in lier Tho inan said slm was the wifu oi I lie President. Mis. Beers saiil .she was going to jiunisli tlio PiXiBiddil. Sliv liul liccrv noticed yesterday alUijiouh waiting around the hotel and loltl employees Ihnt she .wait Bailing'ior the Presi- dent. "1 liavo the sacred knife fur Presi- dent Lold a ilclectivt when- arrGsttict- The wouia.u. did not get near the'President, nub was round nird out of the hotel jusL as .the Prcritfantifll party arrived. Shu was lound 'in one oi the upper lloors the ekvator on Which II. was the' President would go to his a ;p art meats. One oi tfbe knives lound In Uer elotljing was a long keen bladcd af- fair on handle on which a njc- rfcyre of President Taft harf been pho- tographed. Mrs. Bwrts was well clad. A roll of was (oun4 iu hot clothing.. FLYERS BEWABE! St, Petersburg, Aug. new KuuBlan Esnlonnge IUWR, Just published, Buy that evorv flyer ts considered a apy It ho files wlthlu slxlctu miles of a. fortress, no matter whether Iu an aeroplane or dirigible. A penitentiary sentence of two to four years Is provided, oveu IT the spying Is unintended. NAV1N BROS. START WORK SMN Will Commence-on Post- Office as Soon as Con- tract is Completed TO UP QUEENSLAND Aug. Premier oi QueAnalanit, D; F. Denham. Mitiaead tjiat a more active. Immi- gration policy would be begun in Oct- ober. Tbe oC a larger popula- tion Jn .is isost tieairftble. fnt gornrnmoot.intomJs to liad been gjiveu the contract ior the erection of the' now post office at -Lethbridge, caused widespread interest in the cjty. The Messrs.'Navin Brothers were former rcsi- "dents or Lithhridgc and built' several houses here and also carried out several civic- con- tracts. They are brotncr-s-in- -law feed Kenny, o{ the C.FtR." Anxious to ascertain, wheth- cr operations would'start this year or not the :Hkrald tele- graphed NaTin. Brothers, -and. the following repl t Will commence operations 'as soon as contract is completed and plans arrive. NAVI.Y BROTHERS. ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST MEN The Late General William Booth Who'Fought a Good Fight and Won the Crown.' Thirty Thous- and People Attended His Funeral'Service NORWICH CITY WILL HAVE TO BE RIBDM NEEDS POLICE PROTECTION NO REPRISAL IN- TENDED AT SUEZ T6fJr, Aug. Paris (teipttcli New York Her- tld that Cannl Company dMlarei that tho re- dtwtloo at SUBZ Cutl dues Is In an cannected with tJie PMBmt directors of Canal Mf, have not even tkffifht reprltala afainnt C.Muil, and the hai no connection vonilble competition. t 4 4 4 4 HILL IS LINKING UP WITH G.T.P. BUILDING 22 MILES EXTENSION TO MEET CANADIAN LINE AT NORTH PORTAL St. Paul, Minn., Aug. con- struction of 22 miles of road Ironv Niobo, .is. D to Portal on the Cana- dian border by the Great Northern railway is not [or the benefit of the Grand Trunk Pacific road, as has been-stated iu the to give the Great connection into the Saskatchewan country, ac- cording to President Carl Gray, of the Great Northern, M'lio said "Tbe advantage gained hy the Great Northern will he to give thftt direct connection so as to ex-' tend its connections to Hcgina. The Great iVorthern is hav-ing the twen- reilcs of road constructed. The work will be completed, it is ex- pected, about November 1st. This will simply permit the Great North- ern to make connections with the Grand Trunk Pacific at North 1'orUll and will give it direct connections to Hegina. That's all there is lo it. There is no traffic agreement other than such arrangements that are ill- ways made between connecting London, AU5. Yard detectives de; tailed specially to protect Pre-' mier Borden from suW'rngette 4 molestation durlnff the re- mainder of his stay. A BREADNER IS BACK AT DESK CUSTOMS' EXPERT RETURNS TO SERVICE OF THE DOMINION GOVERNMENT Ottawa, Aug. W. Dreadner, ql Toronto, who, lor twenty-four years, was employed appraiser In the Department of Customs, arid who three years ago.severed hie con- nection with the department to ac- cept a move remunerative position with the Manufacturers' Aasocialiou, is returning to his former job as Do1 minion appraiser. Mr. Breadner Is considered the best.informed man. in the Dominion regarding the tfulff. In his work for the Customs' Department, he made hia reputation with tile gov- ernment, and left onljp on account of 111 health. Hon. Held has been endeavoring to secure hig services again and today arrangements .were completed. MORE RAIN AT Mooflomln, Aug-, waa bright aunahine all yesterday af- ternoon, Tim little cuttloe was done. A downpour of rain tMs morulns will put (lie cutting back another day. INDIA'S TRADE IS PROSPEROUS Calcutta, IniHg, Aug. 29 During tlie financial year ending 'April 30, thn imports of merchandise rose from to while exports lose from to Ihe total trade tlms showing a net tnurcaoc oi 000, or ccnl. over that nl the preceding year. TEN TRAINS OF HARVEST HANDS WILL REACH WINNIPEG BY SUN- DAY EXCUR., SIONS FOLLOW coming of the UarveBtei-s'wlll-. be resumed on.Sat- urday morning, when Lhe 'Etrat of ab- out ten Irr.lus will reach 'AVIuiilpeg; Hie other nine following at shori. In- tervals during Saturday and Sundny. Owing to the great, clemaml for ".help In the West. C. H. R. has arrang- ed three extra excursions, one from (.be Maritime provinces oil Suplcmbcr and two from Quebec-mid..Ontario on September A ami G, A midnight Immigrant special of tho Canadian, Pacific last evening brought a paegon- ger (lit of 200. The nrrlvrtls were of HritlBh origin, vtra ileaUneU for1 AVeetcrn twin 1.8, Rain Ceased and Permit- ted Survey of Flood-De- spoiled England Norwich, Eug. Aug. day passing with almost "no rain fallrai; and the floods caused by the rising o'E tlie, are slowly subsiding. The eastern dam which, it was [eared w'ould go out, fa still intact. The con- ditions' are Improving but -the city IB without light. The railroad to Lon- don by of Cambridge has been opened and the mails are being dis< tributed. The Cromer Hue will re sume service tomorrow. The other rallroada are still blocked and the street car service not working. The public has been warned to use the drinking- water sparingly because of the. stoppage ot Lhe waterworks. With the renewal of communica- tion comes reports of incalculable dam- age caused iu all Hie eastern counties. Though nowhere is the situation as serious as that of Norwich where a eonaicterable portion of the city will require to be rebuilt. In Norfolk, 80 bridges were washed down- and scores of villages are cut ,otf from the outside world Peterborough became an inland city. The Ipswich, King's Lynn, Notting- ham; Spauldlng-, Leicester and Stam- ford districts all were badly affected. Fortunately although many animals very -few human lives wero lost. To-night's weather fore- cast indicates a renewal of the ruins and consequently Hie outlook is still serious, GENERAL WILLIAM BOOTH AT REST IN ABNEY PARKJ Potentates and.Common People Join at Bier in Heartfelt Tribute to Man Who Has Done Much for Uplift of Humanity I-.oudoti, Aug. Tire liody of the. lalo General William Booth was laid to rest today. UesUto tlrdl ot his wiio, in.Almey Park.ccmelery. Representatives of reigning liouses and ot presidents oi republics, inclutl- j more than a mile long..- ing the .United SUUs, joined about I As the procession ma'iotcd through Immediately alter the hearse a sc- lectcd body gu.-ird of stall officers .oi 'the Salvation. Army BVvung; Into line preceding Urn mourncrs'of the Family, v.fK M bjr Mrs. Uramwcll Booth. The procession was the Brave Svith many" thousands Iron, the ina'sscs. Delegates" of legislative bodies, civ- ic thcp army, Hie business men. .of all brandies, .work- men who had sacrificed their day's wages and -weeping women and chil- dren marched shoulder to shoulder in the great procession which followed the body to its last resting place. Many. Nations Represented A. great gathering of members ot the Salvation from all parts ol the United Kingdom and from many foreign countries in the vicinity of Salvation "Army headquar- ters in the centre of the city of. Lon- don today. The. licarEe was decor- ated only with palm leaves placed ov- er the "Blood and Fire" banner drap- ing the casket. The celebrated battle Hag which the General had planted on Calvary was placed at the head of the coffin, snri as this was done the (lags oi the foreign' deputations and the English provincial corps dipped in at the same time the vast crowd reverently uncovered. Then -the General's campaign cap and favorite Bible were lifted, on to the platlorm ol the funeral Forty 'Massed Bands The delegates- .from the provinces and abroan :walkiiigv.slpwly .to.r -the strains of the "Dead Ifaich From played by forty bands, march- ed past the funeral car.. A guard ol honor composed of the chief local ani foreign officers of the Salvation army stood at attention around tho car. tfany of those especially the women, ivept as they saluted their dead leader. spectators gathered the side- GERMANY LEADS IN POST CARDS SOME INTERESTING FIGURES COMPILED BY OFFICIALS OF POSTAL UNION Berne; Switzerland, Aug. Ac- cording to statistics prepared by the. postal union relating ,tp the circula- tion of post cards in the various countries ol the world, GormaDy- heaife the list with per annum. Japan comes next with' ritit much more than half tliis. amount, namely 000.000, Great Britain v ii -4i being a good third witli POPE GROWS WEAKER DAILY Paris Paper-'Publishes-an Alarmist Story About the Pontiff y Parli, Aug. pa- Imve not told all the truth, according to the Pirlf Matin, concerning the Pope'i condition. The fictc, this, piptr, that he Is growing weaker" dally. No stranger to the Vatican Is ad- mlttid to the Pope'i man, for the reaton that the often celebrate holy in', poiltlon. not hold hit friorgtticv wve that the condition cauilng grave apprehe'riafpn'e. Pops, when mental, lufferlng ;rf-, acts much :on phyifcal condi- tion. BORDEN PRAISED BY THE PRESS APPARENTLY DID BIG 3TUNT IN MEETING 1'HE ENGLISH SUF- FRAGETTES London, Aug. newspapers :e wholly congratulatory to Prem- ier Borden on the manner in which he handled the suffrage deputations The 'all Mall Gazette says the waylay- ing of tho Dominion Premier here and threatening hint with the .consequence of withholding woman's suffrage in his own land, is a rather consummate, piece of rudeness, ljut' probably the suffragettes have discovered "the laws of hospitality are man-made and ac- ooo'ooo'1 require breaking.-; Canada' As regards other countries, Aus- tria semis out Hussia Italy and Hungary It will 'oroh- ahly come as a general surprise that France scuds out nost cards only, but this is probably duo lo the fact Ilia! a post card costs the relatively higher-amount ol ten cen- times. CARDSTON'S FAMOUS CHOIR TO SING LETHBRIDGE i The Carditon Choral Society of 1 50 choir vofees.who will, under the direction of Prof. S. 3. Nvwton, furnlih tjonitl Dry-Farming Congrtn fourth tf nfxt not he inconsolable i'or the clasi: emigrants whom the women's po- litical union threaten to' send else- where. The Liverpool Post, declares that the suffragettes met tncir match and received a well deserved snub. The Post adds that a charitable view ol these childish suggestions is that'an aggressive campaign has entered on its dotage. The Westminster Gazette i dcscrlfios Premier norden.'s reply as 'spirited and emphatic and says that the meth- od in which lie was approached was scarcely courteous. Certainly Ihc foolish burglars or higlrwayiw.n's methods will advance no good lo the cause of women's suffrage. It is somewhat noteworthy that the Manchester Guardian, viilch, while deploring militancy, has t'jiun- pkmcd Uie cause of woman's 'sufirage. makes no comment. walks and bowed their headi im le- spccUul salute. The procession passed through L: portion of that section of the eity'i Where the work of the Salvation Army is'best known and ihere front of the houses stood many, poor women and children who at -sorui time or other received benefit {Torn the Army. Honored .by Mayor As General Booth had been an hon-. .orary friend ot the city of London the Lord Mayor appeared on'the balcony., of the Mansion House and saluted tho coffin. Beside the grave erected' i platform on which the members of General Booth's family and the'leiul- ers of the Anwy took their the coffin was carried in. The service-was simple, ocDBiating for the, most-part of the of.L Salvation Army hymns. General Brarawell Booth anrl-his Mlas''t Eva .Booth, comniander-jn-clrief the Salvation Army in the United States, delivered, addresses, while the gener-7- ai's youngest daughter sang a Local Mamorlil Coucurren't with, tbe burinl held In London today of the late (Sen- eral Booth, a prayer meeting luting from 2.30 till 4.30 p.m. this afternoon. a held In the Salvntion Army Hall Jn this .city. Tlie meetltig charge of Ensisn Andrawa aad Captain Peare, and special prayers were also offered for the succeeding chiel ot the Army. ;Thp meeting hall'was, draped-. with, a and a large aize picture of encased in .white purple .draping ..was In evidence, on- the: platform. The service was1 very..; ImpVes'sVve and: there was a i- Ou" Sunday evening next in tho aame j hall-a memorial aervlce be held and on. this connection the local .of-- flclala arc endeavoring to seciire.' Staff Captain White of Vancouver tq talre part in same. COMMERCE OF ENGLAND SOUND London, A annual re- port ol the Hoard ol Trade shows that the immhcr uf failures under the bankruptcy act in England and Wales Iu was the, smallest.since 1H8I. There were also the liabilities nil assets and losses to AN EFFORT TO INCREASE TRADE QOVERNMENT WILL SEEK TO LARGE THE MARKET OFFER.: ED IN FRANCE j- Ottawa, Aug. there-', cent of--Right Hon. R. den, Hon. L. P..PelJetier and other. Canadian ministers to. Paris, it, ]'s: expected that an effort, will be made y merchants and commercial orga'ni n Prance to bring about a substan- ;ial incroasr! iii the trade now. being carried on between that Canada. With tliis object Canada will likely he visited within.' the nevt fortnight by P. E. chairman of the Canadian section-ot- the British Chamber of Commerce -in Paris. Mr. Fletcher plans to during the present week.lor .Mont-; ceal, and will make an extended lour' of both Canada and the United States, reaching Boston in the laliar part of September." While there lie will represent the Paris Chninbcr of- Commerce at Ihc International Cpn- Bvess of Chambers ol Commerce to; he held in thai'city. ANOTHER MILL-; ION HOTEL FOR CALGARY Toroulo, Aug. Ca-i N'orthern-Railway have proposed plans ior a mdgnUl- cent hotel to he erected la Cat-. gary. at a cqBl of. more million dollars, to be erected .on tue nlock purchased toy tbfl C. N. R. on Seventeenth enne, and adjolnlnE the proper- ty on which It Is uhderatood the new C. N. R. itatlon and trclghi sheds are to be loc'tt; ed. V ,'-.V ;