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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Till; A Good Thing will Not Last Long DoiiiinioH Square is selling very rapidly, lou will'ljo sorry when spring comes that of the early investors in this pToporty. Every lot a building proposi- tion, lii'g'li; dry, and level. Use a little foro-sig'lil, and buy now. Call at "bin- office ,or phono 1235. Mitford Co., Owners Opposite Herald FARMLANDS FARM LOANS Crop Payment, Straight Xortli one-half of Hoelion 29-3--L7, 4 miles- sonl'li-wost 'of Warner, 200 acres broken Twomiles of new fence. Good water. Good neighborhood.' The'right place for the right man. O. T. LATHROP Linn. Stafford Block. The loss In wages and international profits is more diflicnlt to compute, but high Jlnanciat authorities in Vienna Balkan Outbreak Has Cost (He Nations Tremendously in Money and Men London, Dec. cost in money to all the nations of the Halkan war lias been reckoned upon and they are all going up day by day. The rejioru. as to tbe killed and wounded Include only the period.up to the proclamation of tbe armistice. England, one of the great European powers not actually engaged In the war, has escaped with the least ex Fire Insurance CHEAP Money to Loan HOMES o roouj, JV.atorey house, ou 1 1-2 lots, near Galbrallh' 875.00 cash, monthly. Five roomed, fully modern cottage, on one lot halt block from car line. 1250 cash; balance In live years. The C. B. Bowman Agettcy CAD1A BLOCK. PHONE 11M. Toronto, Suinum muling tmla satL'c week in cncij tht Montreal Toronto Vancouver Olliiiva Cnlgary.-.' Quebec- Victoria llnniillon Halifax SI. .lollns .Edniontun- iirantl'onl Woosc .law Ft- William Dec: total i clearings lor Uie week and" i-ompaix'd tor the. last year, are as follows, week being hut fivn duys: V 1912 mil O.SCO.TJIi 1, 353, FIRST LITIGATION OVER AIRMAN'S DEATH New York, N.Y., Dee. first suit ever brought here to recover dam- ages for the death of a passenger in an airship, was filed today in the Su- preme Court, by the widow of Victor L. Mason, who was killed in London, Kngland, on May Mrs. llason sues the Oceau Accident and Guaranty.Co., Ltd., of London, for Slfi.ono. on a policy ensuring her iius- baucl against death..by violent means. The policy was 'issued by the defend- ants' New York agents in 1906. peuse incurred by Britisli govern, mem was fo-r naval movements and this outlay has been officially placed at. Tliore waa.no mobiliza- tion of troops by England. Kxact fig- ures from Uelgrado aro very hard to get, but the figures are partly correct. Servia had' men; Of those men stayed at. home for service there. They lost killed and wounded. Of these they claim only 4000 were killed, and the rest wound- Hungarians sent to. the field men with on'the north-' ern frontier. They lost-in killed and wounded men and at Kirkilllseh alone they lost The .Monten. grins sent 75.000 men to the trout, of which they lost between. 0500 and 7000. The Greeks contributed men and they have lost up to the time of writing ahout 7000 men. Servia was spending a'day from October IS until Dec. 23. making She mobilized her army IS (lays previous to the outbreak or the war, which cost She has a reserve fund enough for, her to fight four months longer without borrow ing. Bulgaria for sixty uays has bee spending a day, making Her mobilization cost har an other Greece has paid ou up to the time of writing that ig.about per day. Montenegro spent per das m.d she has fought for fifty-five days bringing her expenses up to a tola ut It at Italy's army he. lug already on a.war fooling following the Tripoli campaign, lu-r military ex- penBes, owing to tile Balkan situation la far less than it would otherwise be The war department at Home est inatcs that men are still will the colors who, would have been dls banded, but Toi' 'the Halkiin trouble The upkeep" of these men means ar expense of about 20 raits a day each I'hen. calculating the prkv in wages lo tbeao men to an average of about 10 .cents a day a head, though many of them lose a great deal more, the I'ltui luau rt Ural IIIO1C IIK Almost the entire extra ox- otal expenses of Italy is a'day ueuse incurred itH.ui, Or a total up of In Uerlin It is understood one him (ired: troops aro in- volved in .the war preparations at an expense of per day. The pre parations in Germany extended over five weeks, giving an approximate es- timated out lay .of: To this must be added the cost of commandeering horses and trucks for moving.the men and sup- er all of which was supplied i- Russia and Italy. Servia hns captured, according to official information, (108 000 rilles of various types, hundreds of firing guns, cartridge, aiid wagons. Ammunition .and all the rest of'the property -is in good shape. Servi 'A FAMILIAR YARN Man., Dec. i'tazer went, out to celebrate the sea- son on -remembers lit tic more, but when be woke up 'in bed this morning he was sily bis sav- ings of gave Bulgaria for war ex- penses besides much ammunition and the uniforms for me'n.' Extensive Preparation. At present Austria Hungary's daily expenses for her 'army are calculated at. about and those of the navy Thc total daily expenses is estimated at about a day. TJhis outlay has now been going on for ninety days, therefore Austria's' total'military and naval expenses to date has been about plies, which have been going or- for ll; month and railroad service, This is additional to normal expenses for the maintenance of the German army, which Is always on u war foot- ing." France Spent Heavily Though properly speaking, did iiot, mobilize her army to any de- gree as.a result Balkan she went to great extra outlay for military preparations. Tor tbe past six weeks France..has been spending a week on military prepare- tions over and above the routine cost of her army. Instead of .having 000 men with the "colors, the French at present over men. Juehii.partial mobilixaiioii costs mill- ions of dollars over and above the regular military expenses. Each re- servist must from hi home to the garrison to which he bt longsi.and clothed and equii ped.! this operation is renewe, every four weeks 'when a fresh coi: tingent comes .up, the cost is ver large and an estimate of it. is diilicuii But witli this iiioblllxntion servic working at high pressure and.getting all the machinery ready in case of general mobilization-costs a great dea cf money. each individua man were the railway au thorities were worked night and das preparing time tables for trains to take ibis iliass of men and the; thousands of'tons of war stores uid provisions. papers were.made out to reduisition railwa> lorses and aulos for. the military ser rice, to carry war material and forage tnd do everything that human fore- sight could do to reduce not by days but.'by hours and minutes :the time )f; the mobilization -.of the- effective iglitlng machinery of the third repulj- ic." Turkey's Awful. Loss In round figures men ivere ipblllacd by the Turks for the two European armies. Up lo and within your su closer in urbs 'T'HE value of city real estate is. ate to its travel-distance from'the business centre. There's a difference between ajid the nuirV-, her of miles "as the crow One-lot may be only a-half- mile from the city hall, on a muddy, back Bireet, and be worth than another lot of equal size two miles farther out but accessible by street car' or well-paved I not only incroue lhe v.luc of ptopaly i lo ako th.t of land in all the temtory for which they of land in the ctnlre is upon c out, enhance bweu-paptay You can t actually rnoye pieu J rnl raUte. Bvt you cm, for ill purpoia, bring every lot cWt m by paving with] Concrete A' values we not bued upon temporary conditions. Nor on 'the idvanUga of food itreeti be considered in establishing realty viliiet, if the tired improvement! temporary. Such tenporuy more liabil- ities thin auets, because they are always needing repairs and roust ultimately be en- tirely replaced, Concrete a the only econo- mical road-material that is also permanent. Its first cost many cases little than that of good macadam its final coil, fot the expense of maintenance is practically nothing. Windsor Ontario of the firM Cannlum to itreet Prior J90B. KJUWC nttfe of cncivto pBwMnt Tin quantity h- lee IWB- C.ncrtte ,iK- Ut-Ui vBriwl horn 99 At the nine the co IE of WH .bout 10 per To a poorer nalenal than concrete became it's cheaper, is most extnvannt economy, became the'ex- paws of cheaper pavement in decent con. own toon Bunts up 10 far more dun die total cost of a concrete road. ,1 We Hare (Mined all the' fach about Concrete pave- mom. They will interest way citizen who the value of good street! and enough to use his'in- Avence on behalf of them. We will send this inform- aBoo to you, without cost obligation. Address, Good Roads Department Canada Cement Company, Limited MONTREAL For. road, or anything die of Conttetc, the beat possible may be matured by using "Canada" Cement. The label, on every bag and barrel, is a guarantee of highest possible quality. Total TO PROTECT INTERESTS OF RETAIL MERCHANTS Ottawa, Dec. is understood that the Hon. 0. II. Doilerty. Minister of Justice, will introduce at this ses- K'ou a -number of amendments to the criminal code, including one to urn- led tbe interests of reta'ilcrs from de. lilKiiienl debtors. A number of sug- gested amendments to the code have received from moral and social j reform organization's' with the idea of i suppressing vice''and nueslionable' practices. In some respects the re- ciuosts will be acceded tn. nml the criminal code will be.amended accord- ingly. Ocean Steamship Ticket Agency LETHBRJDGE. ALTA. Representing Can. Pao. Uailway Royal Mat. Steamcr.i. Norttiorn Railway Royal Mail Steamers. Allau Liup Hoyal Maii Steam- era. White Stmv Montreal, Quebec Boston, ami Service. Cunfird Now York, nod CannclIaB Do'iialdsou lo and from Glasgow. Red American line. French Line. Anchor. Line. Hfiniburg America, Holland American. Kussian American Scandinavian American "And all othef trana-Atlantlo SteamBhip lines. Reduced rail faros In connec- tion Informniioiv as to arrival and departures of Imnls of tho various ItaeH cliiierfully given. Call or write. S. B. MITCHELL, Ticket Agent, C.P.R. Lethbrldas THF XPWS D are to star Jointlnext .JALIAFERO NEW BRUNSWICK FINANCES THEIR FIRST BABY llorlin. Germany. Dec. was born today to I'rlnce Angus Ham, tbe fourth son of and Princess August William, was Princess Alexandra Victor SchcEswlK-Molstoin. The ninrrta I'rlnce August. William and the cess occurred October 22, 190S, and this is the first child of ihc union.-' the declaration var had been put out of action y capture, disease, desertion, woundfa lid death. Of the reinainiui; I'OO.OOO, about one alt are defending Adrianople, Janina nd Scutari, and tbe other half are defending Constantinople. Since tbe armistice was signed men bave been scraped up -from Asia Minor and northern Syria to strengthen the de- fences of Tchalalja and in the Calli- polis peninsula. As to the cost of the campaign It should he remembered that Turkey been practically in a state of civil war ever since the date of the new constitution, four years ago, and her preceding delicit of about niade by the Itussiau war department made, in .preparation for possible con- tlict goes to show that tills extra out- lay over and above this year's' appro- priation for tile army on .Its peace footing amounts to as much per to conduct their, war against Tuikey. The principal element in the present Russian mobilization is the retention from November last of a large num- ber of reservists until the first of next January. These men had finished their barracks service with the colors ind many of them were first, grade reservists, who ban put 111 two months raining after the harvest. Their coiitlnnued detention under arms were prolonged by the existing .late of war about Vlina, Warsaw. omi-v u, 11.11 iiuuui vima, u arsaw. 000 10 improve the army and maintain