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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Alberta. Saturday, August 31, Number 223 LOOKING FOR MONEY TO MOVE THE CROPS Apparently There is Now in Siglit for Purpose Ottawa, Aug. have lie- come available as lo the country's re- sources [or dealing with llie demand i for currency which will occasion- j ed hy Ihc 'Western crop. Last year 'the demand was very great, anil re- course had to he had lo the tour dollar govcrnmenl notes "which have proved an unpopular form of curren- cy. This year the resources of the government in (lie way of currency ivill be thirty million dollars in excess of last vear. in the autumn of 1011 Ihc hanks hail the upn.lin.iil right to issue in actual praclice did nol issue more tliair MUVIOO.OOO, as 11 is necessary for thorn (o keep a margin on li.-mtl as a guarantee agamsL over-issue, this margin really amounts to Iu addition, Hie government issued liudiug it necessary to use tlic "fours" thus the circulation noinin- ally available' was .11 the money actually in the pockets the people was Th year (lie banks have enlarged Ihe resources and have the right to cii dilate Allowing for 11 margin, they apparently issue froi to Owin ill part to, the. issue of the flvc-ilolla Dominion notes, of ivhich over are in the handE of hanks, th government to circulal about Dominion nolf; Thus-the nominal -circulation avai able will he 'and the ac tual amount about WILLIAM THE SCORCHER Berlin, Aug. Km- peror William's illness was duo lo lilu passionate fondness for ucurchlng III one of bis many 4. V riutOInuuilOfi, is tile UlIK of court circles. He likes to ride v in opeif care, ill great speed. and the cold he cnuglit last week followed immediately af- ter such a ride. Physicians advised him to kecii lo closed cars for a time. Ills IlUiess gave rlsu lo rumors of cancer of the throat or ear, but It seems only lo have been a cokl of the throat. Our Educational Progress CROSS CANADA JAN AUTO WILBY LEAVES HALIFAX FOR VICTORIA IN INTERESTS OF HIGHWAY ASSOCIATION ITalifar. 1ST. S., Aug. fchrce o'clock yesterday afternoon Mr. Tho- inas W. Wilby silarted [LOIII the city liall on an aiitoniobilc hrip which lie to end on the western coast of Vancouver Islaad about six weeks hence, thereby. demonstrating the practicability nf tho Canadian lijgli- He is official 1ive of the Highway asso- ciation, and flies tho pennant o[ thai organization on his automobile. This, nil. Llio flag of the Autoinohilc club 01' Canada, are the only dccoraLLons .which he sports. For several montlis preparations liave hccn gntug on for ibis first cruss-Canaiia jouiuej. (.'u-opeualiiig the energetic pathfinder, the oi- lltt-r.s ot tta Canadian Highway asso- ciation have prepared maps, plans, charts, etc., which will hn invaluable to Mr. Wilby. A chain of pilots has also been provided across the con Li- nen I. Those in Eastern Canada, ai far as the Great Lakes, have been i selected hy (iifTcrcnl automobile elulis in these districts, while west of Lh-s point the men have been appointed hy thn Canadian Highway association. PEARSON HAD TO QUIT WORK A Noted Journalist's Sight Bought the Express Aug. A. Pearson, of the Daily Express and aevcral weekly and monthly magazines, and whose sight is nearly gone, fras retired from dally journalism. The Express haa been acquired by Ralph D. Slumenfeld, who was .born in Wis- consin, but Is now a British sub- ject.'arid one of the pillars of the Unionist party, -betides being a ..thorough .supporter of the British Imperial prefer'ertce iiupport of that policy, Mr. Blumenfeld hat Instituted a cru- sade against American automo- biles, which sell' for much' money here than the British rna- Mr. Blumenfeld, like the Ouke of Marlborough, who recently pre- dicted that the time wag near when only British grown cotton would be used in England, fore- sees an era when, as a result of preaching his preference propa- ganda, only all-British machines will be acid In this market. As 3. result of his crusade it is interesting to note that British automobile manufacturers are making liberal use of the adver- tising columns of the Daily Ex- press to exploit their wares. MACLEOD SOLID FOR AN UP-TO-DATETOWN STRIKE DECISIVE BLOW What the New Manual Training School Will Look Like When Completed. The Come Stone was Laid a Few. Days Ago by J. ,R. Boyle, Minister of Education __________________ _________, '_________________Made .from drawing by the Arcliilect, H. II. Whiddlngton FINE DISPLAY FROM GARDEN CITY Miiyrach, Aug. in the town hall a mass meet- Ing will be held for the pur- pose of discussing the Ma- grath exhibit for the Interna- tional Dry-farming Congress, lo be bel-d in this coming October. The meeting has -been, widely advertised, and no doubt a large crowd v will be in-attendance. It is a most Important gathering, and the Dry-Fsrmlmj-Board are ur- gent in their, request for a re- presentative meeting. Chair- man Marker will take the chlilr at S p.m. Mafrath is lo have one of the finest collections of dry-farm products that has ever been in. this province, and at the- maellng tonight matters per- taining lo the Garden City's display will be discussed. ITINERARY FOR THE TRIP WEST in Lethbridge Oct. 9 and Remain 2- Hours Be jri Saskatoon on Monday The following is tie itinerary (or the Governor General oil Iris trip west. As will be noticed he will be In Lethbridge over 2-1, hours. Aug. 3i." Port Arthur REAL ESTATE MAN IN TROUBLE SOLD NUMBER OF LOTS WHICH ARE SAID TO BE NON- EXISTENT In most cases the pilot is a member, fmjueiitly an officer, of the associa- tion, and it is his intention to Toronto, Rurlcigh, .1 real estate dealer at No. 102 Ade- laide street, east, was arrested tins afternoon charged with fraud in sell- ing a number of non-existent lols'ui Western The complainant company Mr. Wilby for at least one I sLnlcs UiaL received about snvnii hundred dollars in all. Other charges will probably be laid. The hy another officer is police arc IookinS Umlcigli's lor mcr partner, a man named who is also accused of a number o fraudulent transactions in wcstcn real cstaU. liundix-d milpK on his journey, resign- ing his scrviiTs as guide when the district served reached. There arc, of course, great difliciil- lics to ho met with on the journey. JMH; many -Weeks it seemed no posai- liillty of getting hr.yond the Crcaii J.iikc.s, short of shipping llie car over thti railroad or on one or Hie boats ing on Llie inland sea, but a day.i ago Mr. Williy ndvi.scil thai 4 party which had been sent out to I thoroughly investigate conditions in locality, hjjd rnportcd thai ;i I unite which appeared lo he ]uul at been located. HIGHWAYMEN PUT UP AWFUL FIGHT Hassc Westphalia, Germany, Aug. anil policemen last night, fought a battle here which last- ed several hums and ended wil-h two killed and four A gang of five houschreakers was surprised hy a village constable whom they (ircd at and fatally wounded. They then (led and niccling another constable shot him dead. They were brought to hay in the neighborhood hamlet of Jlilspc hy a force of mili- tary police and after a fierce hght in which they wounded three while one of their own party was ills- ahlcd, they were arrested. Arrive at _i0.20 Fort William .14.00 Sept. 1 Winnipeg; :IO.OO 2 Saskatoon 10.00 115.15 .-3' Edmonton 30.00 4 5 Calgary.'.......... 13.45 7 Gleichen........... ,-io.OO Calgary. Date uncertain, Cochrane......... 13 'Banff 30.30 Laggau -----f. 7.20 IT 17 Knmloops 15.00 IS Vancouver......... In.00 21 Trip lo New Westminster 23 26 27 Port Arcluir Fort William CG.T.P.) Saskatoon (C.N.H.) Prince Albe'rl Edmonton (C.P.R.) Calgary Calgary Cochrane Leave at 13.00 1S.30 17.00 12.00 1S.HO 23.30 Lasgan Kamloopii IS.20 Prince Rupert ___ 11.00 Oct. 3' Namiimo Victoria Vancouyer Vernon Okanagan Landing Pemicton. 11.00 18.00 17.00 7.30 11.15 16.00 Siiroliierlfind. 11.00 14.15 OkanaKan Landing. Arrowhead 7.-15 Robaon J9.00 Xelson 22.15 Vancouver, fSteamer. Prl-a- cess Alice) Prince .Rupert (str Alice) Nuiiaimo (Str. Alice) Victoria, (SIT. AllceJ Vancouver Vernou OKnnagan Landing (Sir. Oknnagan) PenEicUm (sleamer) SnnimerTrihd (steamer) Kelowna (Btenmer) Okanagall Landing Arrowhead 'sir. Bonniugton' 1.00 13.00 12.00 17.30 11.00 1] 30 16.00 12.30 15.-16 28.10 9.00 Holisoil 19.00 0 Home, Aug. !s Bo provoked by .tho procraatlnat- Ing and evasive attitude of Turkey in tile conduct or peace negotiations' that'she has de- (ormlned to strike a decisive blow In the Tripoli war. Accordingly more troops are being despatched lo v make an effective' attack on the Syrian coast, and they 'will carry out a scheme, of offen- slve operations that will-not 'bo discontinued until Turfe'y is brought to terms.' PROTECTION AND THE POOIl Hood Necessities in Ger- many Have Reached a Scandalous Price Giyic Improvement By- laws-Carried by Almost, Unanimous Vote CONSPIRACY IS BECKER'S PLEA Koo Lenny Macleocl 13.20 17.-IO 20.4fi Nelson (str. Moylo) Ualfour........... 12.00 15.00 Kooienay banding IMacleod 1500 HAVE DIED IN TWO WEEKS SOME MYSTERIOUS DISEASE HAS BROKEN OUT AMONli HORSES IN KANSAS. MR. PELLETIER'S STATEMENT Liverpool. Aug. Ihe eve of Railing lor Cnnadn, Hon. T.oilia Pbil- Jlppo Pollelier. poslmagler generaljlast for Canada, issued a ulaleinenl. out- lining the progress modo in sccur- fnc reductions in cable rates. He cnilniGlnailc but llilnlta will be' tnililn; bill, mills Ibai IH nol. boilntl lo accRpt )l. II-' dial ovontH niovo ion slowly ul Loniloi) niul lie tlr- td ol walliiig. pcka, 'Aug. .Stubbs night telegraphed an appeal lo ['resident Toll to send govcrnmenl experts to Western Kansas In-an el- fort lo slop l.hc spread of a myster- ious disease Ihat has wilhin (he iast Ibree weeks killed 1500 horses, (lov- ernor Sl.iibbs lins ordered every e.v- piTl. of llie. Kansas veterinary hoard to go lo Ihc'coun'.ies allcelcd. 0 l.ethbriclge........' is.15 10 11 Jlixliclne Hat 2.00 11 Moose .law 22.00 12 12 Hegilm 15.00 14 1-1 Indian Head lii Motor to Qu'Appelle Lakes IB Hi Branrlon 10.00 1.0 .Portage la Prairie 13.40 It; Poplar Porat...... J.7.25 17 18 15 2.1 Lethbi'idgo .Medicine Hal 8.00 20.00 13.00 Branrlon Portage la Prairie Poplar Poist...... At sbootlng camp At sliootlnu camp Nciv York, Aug. 3J. Failing in an iltcmpl to ilplay tlic trial of Police Lieutenant Hecker, eiiunscl for the ac- used lieutenant will ask tlial Uccket jc tried in anotlicr county. District Attornei- plans to. bring Becker lo trial before .Justice bcre on September II, but John F. Mclnlyre, chief of counsel lor the po- liceman, said loilay Hint be light to the limit to prcient bis cli- ent from heing tried "during the present clamor which 1 consider so prejudicial to my client." Mclntyru said thai if be was nnaulc lo get a delay be would seek lo get n change of vculfe. .Insl. what plan :jf ael.ion Ihc .Slates Altorney will follow in the case Ecctsr has not been made known, htit one of tlic Assistant District Attorneys remark- Sfelcorological stalislics today: "District Attorney month -M'oose Jaw 13.30 IS.00 Indian Head............. Brandon Portage la Pndrle Poplar Point 21.00 13.00 17.00 Berlin, Aug. crease in food prices this week has placed the principal staples- of meat, flour and potatoei' at ths highest figures of a half century. Many municipalities, believing... that Germany is confronted with a hard winter for the poorer.clasir es, If these prices already taking stepc to be in a po- sition to afford.rcllif. The Executive committee of the Socialist party, has Issued'.calli for general mass 'meetings' in -all parts of Germany, cpmpifnc'ng September 3. The Socialists" hay'eY started a widespread aglta.tlbn' for. the convening of the once to provide iomi" measure of; relief. They charge that prices which no working man can pay are causing untold suffering, due largely lo food usurers. They de- mand that duties be reduced, or. rsmoved in order to permit the Importation of foreign !food pro- ducts. The prices of meats are unprecedented. 'Hams are 37 to 47 cents a porterhouse steak, 67 cents; voal steak, 6! cents; ordinary veal, 45 pork chops, 49 cents. Wheat flour is 9 and 10 cents a pound. Macleod, Aug. the payers of Macleod are almost'as due man In the campaign to build up the' town wag abundantly evident'by'the' vole loclay on llie -bylaws lo' money for civic Improvements.' Tliora'; was only one vote against two of the' bylaws and four against the other. Tbo vole was also a sweeping vihdica-- tion of the policy of Mayor Stedm'au and Ihe 1912 council. It will membered Ibat, as published, In.the Herald, the council gave an. option on these debentures to llr. Ben Mor- gan, subject, of course lo ntiflca.- lloii hy the ratepayers. Since that time the newspaper opposing -Mayor Stedman's policy has kept .iu-' cessant attack 02 the deal aii'd en-': deavored lo create the impression, that i the deal was a one and tic to the interests of the town. The extent of the impression clearly shown In today's rote. Mayor Stedman and the councllibra were naturally Jubilant at-the'em- phatic endorsement given their poli- cy by the taxpayers today. .The ie-: suit of the .vote was as follows; For To raise for an iu- i clneratlon plant. 74 1 T.o. raise f for sewage disposal plant 74 To raise for sewage extension and trunk line.. 71 Total money voted, 1, TO HOLD SALES OF GOOD STOCK ONE: WAY IN WHICH SHEEP IN. BE EN: COUURAGED METEOROLOGICAL FIGURES FOR MONTH lor the n's case as it stands against Bccli-. for murder is strong enough to convict.'" Conspiracy will he Ihe defense for Ui'ckrr. Lawyer Mclulyrc said "My associales and mvmlt feel Ibal he tie at the trial to rc- "eal a (r.imcd up by llie vilne.'ises upon whom (ha slate Is low relying, oiil-rivalling Ihe plots nd conspiracies formulated by Titus lales in llio MViotccntli century.'1. Number of flays cloudy IS Iviiinlicr of days on which rain fell vi Total hours of rainfall llaiufall (inches) Knimiim S.S 7 Temperature, minimum -'M.l Tcmpcralurr, mean 00.Cl Xo. of hours brighl sunshine. 2M Last nifrhi mercury dropped lo within three degrees of frost, the reading being 35.1, The rainfall ior Hie first eight, months of 1012 has been S.3I inches as compared lo for. the same period last year. The precipitation has fallen almost six inches below tlic average for Llie past ten years, l.icl, lias IILI-I, 13.14 indies i'm iiic first months of the vcar, lloxv- cver, the crop has marie excellent progress even with the small amount an.1 cslablishes the is IN WRONG HUGH GIBSON OF CUBAN EM- BASSY SQUABBLING WITH A REPORTER Ha van EI, Aug. consequence of n vigorous protest by Hugh Gibson, Ibargo d'Affalres of the American le- gation berc, against ,tiic release on rivial bull of Enrlqiio Mnza, the nows- iaper renorier, who assuiiHBd him Jlomlay night, Mnza was (UTCst- :d for llie third Mine today, by .order if thfi Audencin court, and committed o jiill to await indictment, laicly after the rc-arraflt ol quad of secret service men 'who had been detailed to watch the American legation and nUend_Mr. Gibson, where- ever he was relieved from duty. Mr. Gibson's vigorous insistence that his assailant bo prosecuted, arovJg cd yesterday a fresh stonn of Intlig- naUon among the newspapers coni- [iTishiE the anti-American section of the prcgs. El Slglo, which p.rofesscd to be the Conservative organ, but has been repudiated by the leaders of thai party, fills its front page with an account of and comments on the at- tack on Mr. Glbsou. representing It, as j merely a trivial affair, in which Mr j Glbacon ivns the aggressor, and wat worsted by n patriotic young Cuban The newspaper also violently fltl.iclrs Mr. Gibson's private character. ''Ottawa, Aug. The committee .from- the Dominion Sheep breeders1. As- sociation which was appointed by lion. Martin Burrell" to investigata the sheep industry and to repori on ways nnd' means of encouraging it, has completed 'its 'work in. the' Mari- time provinces and British Columbia have recommended, the holding. of sales of pure bred stock 'these provinces, and R. IT. Harding, of Thonulale, Ontario, one of the great- est, sheep exporters in the country, is engaged at tlic time in mating purchases for the sales. rA meeting of Uie committee was held in. Otta- wa this week, when they conferred with oflicials of the. department, dis- cussud the whole situaiion anil decid- ed to hold 'sales in the Maritime Pro- vinces the latter part of .September, and' in British. Columbia in' October. The committee was particularly en- thusiastic over the prospects lor tlia industry in British Columbia; There are great stretches oi country ideally located for sheep raising. The market is almost unlimited and prices are high. At present 'large "quantities oE New Ziinland mutton are being ship- ped into British Columbia and 'the, other provinces. Great interest, was also talien in Hie work of the com- mittee in the Maritime Provinces anri there promises to he a reriral in an industry which in recent years hren steadily declining. has MAN HELD ON SERIOUS CHARGE ARRESTED BY MOUNTED POLICE STATIONED AT HELD FOR TRAIL of rain rrcprtled. an: fact that ary-farniin] on in Ibis district success. vcrs. RE-ORGANIZATION IS NEEDED AUR, Sproule Is expected here early noxt month to itike uji with the iliu rj- organlxalfon of the law branch of the House of Commons. For "some years ihcre hoy been Internal strife among thn slaff and matters reached a clim- ax winter when two. of them ran be carried sought, the privilege of carrylnp.revol- One of the most Important capture! of tho year has been made" by the mounted police In tho case of "Scotty" Murray, who ia held on the charge cattle stealing. The Mounted .men have been scouring the their man for the past three or tour days, and he was finally run down at Kiugslake, about thirty miles east of Warner, CsnsteMc Bird, ol ..the Mounted Police, detachment at that plac-e, whllo allemptlne to make JilB. get-away across the Hnn. The CT will be brought to the here iwalt prelim-1 (nary hearing, which will tw wllhlu tho next len ;