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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta V. TWELVE PAGES Lethbi'idge, Alberta. Tuesday. December 3, Important Gathering at Macleod Express Voice of a United South CARDSTON NEXT Mr. Phipps Lauds 1913 Meet -Annual Reports Submitted this Morning (Hy a staff Macleod, Dec. second annu- al convention of the Associated' Board's of Trade, of Southern Alberta assembled here this forenoon, with; Vice-frcsident -J. A. Gumming in the1 chair lo lhc of Prcsi-l dent i.eech of Taber. About a score of delegates are present, 'I'1'" meeting was called to order at ton-o'clock, and'the dele-gales, were welcomed by Movor Stedman and President Allen of the. Board of Irade. [n his address of welcome Mayor- Stedman pointed out (lie pos- sibilities open to the towns of South- ern Alberta if all work in harmony, and hoped that their, deliberations Talk about Sunny Spokane and Sunny California, but if Sunny Al, especially his southern ex- tremities, doesn't beat al records, there are none to beat. Dec. 3rd, and still it Is fall. The merchants are wondering what to do with their winter stocks. The farmers are finishing up threshing, and have over 5 per ceni of their plowing for next spring completed. But to cap the climax on climate a daring gentleman whose name It not known, rode down Third Avenue this morning on a bicycle his shirt-sleeves. Christmas is only three weeks off but as yet the weatherman does seem to have been apprised of that fact Several golf enthusiasts were on the links today enjoying a game in the warm sunshine. CENTS Rather Hints at Using Big Stick in the Form Tariff Reprisals Washington, D.C., Dec. Is not possible to make to Congress a com- munication upon the present foreign relations of the United States so de- tailed as to convey an adequate im- pression of the harmonious increase In the peace and activities of those re- says President Tail, in an exceptionally interesting special mes- sage to Congress oil the subject of Foreign relations of the United States. "If this government is really to preserve to the American people that free opening to foreign markets McGregor's Angus Herd Corral Ribbons' at Big Show at Chicago 3olice Magistrate Resigns Owing to Antagonism of the Local Bar PREMIER HONORS fas Good Chance for Grand At the adjourned meeting ol the ty council tomorrow afternoon the esignation of Harry Hentlcy, acting olice will he read. This action of Mr. Bentley is the 'suit of the recent action ot the lo- al liar Society in asking the. city 3Uncil to recommend another man, a lawyer, for the position, e felt that with the opposition to s appointment against him, it Chicago, 111., Dec. won Would not-bc likely that the attorner Championship Is the Favorite Breed mr our ivould result in cvcn more far-reach- .derstood, Tokio, Dec. Saionjai, sident Taft Bays: Japanese premier, has, it is un- won wuuiu noi-no iiKeiy mat; me attorney chief honor of the opening day of general's department would confirm ock al the thirteenth his appointment. international livestock exposition.. It is understood that D. H. Elton prosneTit greater efforts must The champion: grade steer went to an will be recommended by the council, iide. Otherwise the American, Angus steer shown by .1. D. McGre- and that this recommendation will be lant, manufacturer and exporter gor, of Brandon, Manitoba. This ani- supported bv the Bar Society, will find many a field, In which Am- mal is now -conceded an excellent With the proposal to place the po- srican trade should logically predom- chance lo win the grand champion- lice department in charge of a com-' Inate, pre-empted through'the more ship which will he awarded today, 'mission composed oi the District energetic efforts of other governments i The grand championship lies "be- Court Judge, the mayor, and the po and other commercial nations." tween Kansas arid Iowa colleges and 'ice magistrate, it is important that Giving specific examples of that lno McGregor.herd from Canada, li the latter official be appointed wilh- which bo regards as necessary, Canadian herd gets the honor it out delay. T.iff KBVO- j will be the first'time in four years LIKES K1L PULL OF TRADE ARE IN Number 30] SOME CONCRETE RESULTS In most of the cities which have adopted the commlislon there has been leas than two years of experience of Its opera- tion; and tere is no established unit of comparison by'-which to tabulate resulti. Every city hn Its own story of deficits wiped out, floating debt: taken up, bonds re- duced, long-standing nuisances tired, businesi intro- abated, laws enforced, books bet- ter kept, streets kept cleaner, pub- lic works more honeitly construct- ed, public buildings erec'ted, ad- ditional parks and play-jrounds acquired, economics enforced or Uxei aHor many. All report a revival in public spirit and Improvement in business re- sulting from better civic condi- J. Dixon. decided to tender to the Emperor "America cannot take its proper ani' ll'c third occasion in thirteen I place In the most i J its commercial activity and enter- L laKe its proper .mim m miiu'eii important field of international shows that ctlvity and enter-' divillual breeders have won the high- Mr: Cummins read' thc report lo UlB president, outlining the workj'1'' ot a successor to Lieu- 1--V-. uul'llmllg but WULKj .......----o lu ulcw- tlccn (ionc''hiring the year, tenant-General Uychci-a as minister ot J.g_ of the refusal oi the other problems "of the south which are seining themselves for solution by the associated boards this vcar. I'.rise unless we have a merchant cst-llonors agricultural col- ma-rine. American commerce and en-i if "xpr-rimcnt stalions. 1 That the will A JOURNALISTIC MAYOR Lacombe, 'Alt'a., Dec. tions in Lacombe yesterday were as good American banks in the conn- members of the cabinet to support in "M proper 1 v f means for public information about terpriso cannot be effective yoste- That the will B Halpiu ed in those fields unless L "1- flfvalT >se fields unless wa have I iT'S! .rica "OUh L- tor public information Lonmllssloner Lcach his demand for an increase of the them We need to th VPfV _i____ i_____ naaui t, ill very complete "report along similar-army lines as those which have the prrss from..timc to time recently. the boards of trade to con- together and to co- operated, for by (hat means they would be able to accomplish ..many ililnp they could not accomplish sin- Eie-hantlwl. He also read his resigna- tion. The afternoon will be taken up with the resolutions which have been pre- sented. Among tllo lnost inlportant, tllose de.iling with the parcels pos., the laud titles' office for South- ern Alberta, and tho single tax in small towns. Three delegates arc at the meeting from Carniangay, and Mill make a strong fight to "have the "mention pass a resolution asking tie provincial government to give! iicm a measure of relief by allowing' imposition of a business tax for a years at least. Officers will be elected this after- noon and a smoker tonight given by the local board o( wju J_ chide tin, meeting. prc's n't of Carilston, was convention, discus- (Continued on page 8) e per- The twelve held. rns ha For G- Sage B. M. a sllgllt ,n R L_ Brown ouf ol trusteES-Dr, Collier, Dr. Sharpe, A. M. Macdonald. WILL m i was unanimously chos- Bulgaria Yields Many Points to Turkey Much to Greek Disgusti' Sofia, Dec. 'stated here that the representatives of the allied Balkan nations have acceded to the requests of the Turks that the peace negotiations take place, in London. Athens, Dec. and [s annoyance are expressed by the Greek 3 newspapers at what they. term the 1 "compliance shown by Bulgaria In WHIRR op EXCITEMENT CAUSED BY AN UNEXPECTED GUEST AT BERLIN accepting the Turkish proposals which are so advantageous to the Ottoman Empire." It is contended by many writers thaY the liberation of the Christians Is only obtainable by com- bined land and sea action of the allies against Constantinople. Sofia, Dec. armistice will be signed today a> 'Baghtche, on the lines of TohaUIJa, with or without Greece being a party to it, according to information obtained from authori- tative quarters here. Greece will be left to continue the war alone ag- ainst Turkey if she desires. Durazzo Welcomes Servians London, Dec. despatch from HIGH PRICE FOR' BEEF Chicago, Dec. highest price ever paid for steers in the open mar- ket was reached today, when ten An- gus yearlings for the eastern trade were bought in at 512.00. The highest previous price was SH.05 on October Montreal, Quo., Dec. Ar- nold .Wainwright, K. C., announced this morning thai he was prepared to appeal' from the judgment of the) Court- of Review last Friday annull- All the ah'ove'were elected by ac- clamation. The mayor-elect Is editor of the Globe. Montana Financier Pay First Visit to This Progressive City LIKES OUR STYLE It is No Wonder lOO.OOC Americans Came Across the Border 'This is my first trip to LethbridEi and Southern Alberta, but i! what have seen is any indication of tohl push and energy of the rest ol tin people in this country, I do not won-; der that Western Canada is getting Americans jou say you ara getting every year." Lethbridgc is being, visited -today D? a party o, Montana citoens (rom Helena, among them George L chairman of the Union Bank, and Trust Co. of that city, by whom thn ,K above statement was made. Mr. Ram- Albuquerque, K. M, Dec. sey arrivBd in the cits last nlgnt) two vertebrae of his neck fractured and is taking a look oier Southern George Walker, a member of the Alberla with what end m view he University of New Mexico football not Sa5'- eleven, arrived homo tonight from' "Everything you do up here seems to be done more svslematieallv Your lucson, Ariz., where, on .last Thurs- Torrens system of'holding land i> a day the local university played Ari- great improvement on the system m zona university. .Walker sustained his force in our he said "Your njury in blocking a line buck. Doc- laws are bctter> anl1 arc administered tors have encased his head and neck bctter slwPc- Pcrsonallj, I can n a leather support and announce it see vou should not will be come weeks before he is out 'o have large immigration VERM OF HIS of danger. ing the Tremblav-Depatic marriage in nFrnnn, which fourth rouains nnt. IS IT A WORLDS RECORD? Moose Jaw, Dec. 3. On his farm on the south half of section 34-19-54 west LIBERTY HALL NOT AS SACRED TO. AMERICANS AS IT MIGHT BE Philadelphia, Dec. With the ap- pointment at Edward -13. Crane, a wealthy architect, as superintendent of Independence hall at 'a salary of SSOO a year the mayor has taken a first step to remove this position' from the hands oi politicians and which fourth cousins not knowing .oi their -relationship, had contracted the husband later getting it annulled on account of impediment. The .points on which the case will be appealed is that even when the rela- af .ionship was discovered lhe marriage tr could been confirmed by; tho pay- ment of J5 which the hubliand did not choose to do. WATERWAYS COMMISSION Detroit, Mich., Dec. of the matters for investigation by the In- ternational Joint Commission on Wa- terways, which met here today, was the proposition of building a foot dyke from the head of Bois Blanc Island, in the Detroit river, to the spill bank of the now Livingstone channel, near Amhc-rstburE. Ont. The Com missloncrs left for Amherstnurg to- day. third, H. J. Clarke threshed an aver- age of 7ti bushels of Marquis wheat from an eleven-acre fiel-d. This is be- lieved to be a world's record for wheat grown for commercial purposes t ROUND STREET VALUES Mr. Frod Downer turned ov- er the Coaldale hotel property to .Mr. H. L. Stephens yester- day. In connection with the C.' N. R. REVEALS BIG PLANS FOR DEVELOPMENT AT PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE Mr. Dixon's Address Compre- hensive and Satisfactory Heard by Large Crowd A fairly large and representative number of ratepayers met at the Ma- jeslie to hear F. J. Dixon's address on great t'ho' the commission form of government, R. ond the G.N.R. very closely and QCl ,ltlrllt Thn nnnnlf... I _ J 1.1 _ nltn 'I do not know what I could saj which would be of outstanding in- terest to thc people of Atata, unless it is that your 'team here is wonderful. Your immigration and land organizations arc the best 1 ever. seen.. Everything seems to lie done to attract the settler, and to help him get a good start We excellent organizations in the States, but so far as working together goes tJiey are not .to he compared with those of Canada. H-owever, under the new administration, we expect to develop a department of the interior somewhat sim lar to yours, which we think will be a great aid to us in the Western States." Mr. Ramsey commented favor- ably on the appearance of thc city, stating that the people of Montana, generally, take a great interest in Lethbridge. Like ourselves, they are watching the movements of the two last night. The speaker handled his subject well and rendered il bright by the interpolation of anecdotes. Amongst the audience were members of the present civic council, and oth- ers to be. The speaker's remarks werc j expect to see Alberta and Montana drawn closer together by better transportation within a short time. While in the city Mr. Ramsey call- ed on several of the bankers and real estate men, and is getting a line oa dmand o pac rom Uoc- -i.-Lrown Prince Fer- Durazzo to the Dally Telegraph says: f Roumania, accompanied by e Servians entered Durazzo without firing a shot. They were uct- fieneral Roheso, of the Ron- niauian acmj ]KK "ally welcomed by the citizens. Their edly todav I' commonplac0' With almost TI'c "rince was timporor William at th e amos religious solemnity' the worn, ragged thc soldiers of Servia marched through mansion and in thn course of today the mountains into the town. and tornotlow will confer with Al'-j "An Austrian steamer, with wirelesn ncrl Von Ridclili-Waechter, imperial left the harbor as the SCTVUMU ar forcign oth" rived' off telegraphic com place the hall, all its records and connection Liberty hell in the hands of T mu of tho W- Liberty hell in the hands of a non-' salaried commission public-spirited T citizens. The pickings from the place T are supposed to have been jn neighborhood of a year. Investigation showed a fee of mission was charged after the place had been closed for the day. H was found also that thc sale of medals Downer came across an inter- esting document. It was a doc- ument. showing lhat the two lots on which the hotel stands were sold exactly twenty-five years ago for S175. Thirteen years ago, Mr. Downer bought them for and yesterday turned them over for a Imnd- ,n statesmen. announce- mnnication, which existed onlj "10 of Prince through her wireless the made, but "The vanguard ot Sen-Inn horsc- wbuld not f declarcli lhat lt accompanied by citizens who had a llnir-T .'u WrClnE to "s gone forth to meet them were wel- imt m the recent demonstrative. comea to lno to indte to the W'lt) tllC GutSltlR f' the solidarity of. the members m" i i n ary o. e membe friplc Alliance, Germany, Au tria-Hungary ami mania. Italv with llou- The conference ot the ambassadors 01 the Great Powers recently propos 5' 'nicr for the solution of lhe .sc of dis liempt and exhausted, their uniforms tattered, their boots mud-encased, and rottinc on their feet, their swords "Rcijlying to tho assurances of thc priests that their reception was peaceful, the Servian officers an- and mementos from thc hall had been ___ worked to excess and that supposed some amount away up in the relics from flic hall had manu- five figures. faelurcd and sold at about 500 per cent profit. i practically nothing. Possibly the ibseuce of challenge of any of Mr. Nixon's statements may be said to Portage Lil Prairie. Dec. Infer that those present were prac- .hc recent purchases of extensive; tically convinced that the proposed areas oi acreage properties in and] new form of government wus one that adjoining this city were not without! was acceptable, pccial significance as intimated on' The only member of the audience r-veral occasions, was made apparent who volunteered any questions for today when the C.N.H. filed plans refty was Aldorman with the municipal council for a rail- put the w rc ulr. way from Ins place to Morris to con-.! The nect with the line to Port Arthur vla fi f shott'TL starting "lent Mr'. lo. he "nd to Morris so direct that H is almost of woul" a tanuent. Thc plan so far as this prevent Its he- municipality is concerned, was ap- K called "B0 oftcn- proved. It is unik-istood lhat the ll was tt mattor whlcl> would company will establish big dlslribnt-'rMt organizations such as ratc- layers' associations, or oven with an interested in going o istenecl to with attention and inter-1 the country so that if railway de esl, but the subsequent discussion, J' 'ailed for by the chairman, amounted vclopmrnls now indicated are carried out, he will be in a position to in- vest intelligently. Jlr. Ramsey also Hatch when the latter was located at Big Timber, Mont., and took a short automobile trip with him throiirtl tho city and district. will ehUUH'M! Dig ing yards here for east and wcsl' "ssoclallons. or through traffic in order to prevent Biiniciently i congestion and morn expensive was AN BIB RUM NO ONE HURT BUT TRAFFIC OF TWO TRANSCONTINENTALS IS TIED UP ling in Winnipeg terminnls. Massey-Harris Company Buy a Site Another big real estate deal of more than usual importance was put through today when F. W. downer and E. if. vVilsoji sold, through Wilson it Skeith, ho five lots on the northeast corner it will supply all its agencies in the smaller towns in the south. For several months A. W. Ti-ickey, superintendent of tho Massey-Harris Co., for Souiiioru Alberta, has been en- deavoring to securp. a suitable site utu ui iu f. a Mima Die sue if second avenue south, and Eleventh j for a warehouse In Lethbridge. The street south, to the Massey-Harris Co., company had intended to build here ''this year but delayed doing so until mi; soiuiiion ol the "uivuin unitcrH an- lialkan problem will, if arranged, l.e "oiinccd that Servians would bring peace and good order, and having Prussia's re.'iched Unrazoo their Brand cntlius- MMI, to l.otidon is, according .1. thcihism was at the end. Tho crowd ex- 1Si acconiins lo was al tile end. 1 "cimaii inroign ollicc, entirely with- claimed: out political significance. (Continued on p; page 8) ligiiro in the neighborhood ofl'. y The two corner lots were sile morc to sold by Mr. Downer ami the other three by Jlr. Wilson. The prospect for a big building ac- rlvlly looms up large for I lor 1IJO I is is merely anothei' evidence of j Intornntlona! Harvester Co.. will build I.ethbndBC H position as a dlstrlbut- i n four storey wnrohousc on tholr II- HIT rdlltl'O I'm- Ing contru for Southern Alberta. Tho company will erect on Its new site a Inrgn ivu-ohouse from which lot, site in the new C. I', li. addition In North I.etlihriclKo, Tlic Massey- llarris warehouse will also be erected. Besides these there are the .Metho- dist church, the Roman Catholic church aud probably new Anglican, and Baptist churches. Mr1. Stevens, new proprietor of the Oosldalp. hotel, has a large hotel- now under consider- ation. A now High School iB pro- posed, while most of the work on the new post, office and the brewery ad- dition will come during the year] The Iron Works, if they obtain'the con- sent of the ratepayers on December Oth, will build a large new plant on the sites addition. The C. P. R. will erect their new freight sheds on St. North. In fact everything points to bigger build- 'UK year than this been. Winnipeg, Man., Dec. half- past four this morning, when a freight train was going ovor the Canadian ...____ Northern bridge across, tho ABsilll- llames of cities of from to boine river, the structure gave way 01.0 population which hod adopted th aml three cars went into the river. The second for the commissio-n form of government an brought from llr. Dixon a list, iliclut ing several with the population iiamed The chair was occupied by Mayo Hatch who, in introducing the speakp dwelt on his ability to treat on th ctuestion before his hearers. At the close of his address, on th motion cf tho chairman, a vote o thanks was tendered lhe speaker bj W. D. seconded by Aid" man Ashcroft. and unanimously car rieii. Mr. Dixon spoke as follou-s: Mr. .Mayor and gentlemen, as our worthy chairman h.nn Inlimaled, my siibject tonight is the direct com- mission form of government fcv cities, tho iniliallvc, refcM-emlnui and (Continued mi pngc Xobody wns hurl, but the bridge is a toi-a! wreck. The accident caused tremendous ex- citement, to tho many people who pass- ed over street railway bridge to work this morning. Although no definite state'meut has been issued by the Canadian North- ern officials, il Is understood the col- spse of this bridge, which was tho old Great Northern bridge, and his- oric hi Winnipeg annals, will tie up raffle not only on the lines of the ,'nnaclan Northern, but on tho lines I the Grand Trunk Pacific. Them, re, however, transfer tracks with the niiriillnii Pacific Italhvny, which pro- ably can carry nil through passen-' cr traffic of the roads affo.cled ;