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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TWELVE PAGES Lethbridge, Alberta. Tuesday, December CENTS Number 17 THE HERALD WISHES ALL ITS READERS A VERY PROSPEROUS 1913 Greece and Servia Play Tur- key's Game By Suspecting Bulgarian Duplicity London, Dec. is anioiig llalkwu allies, whose union, although maintained m all od'icial manifestations, is in re'al- thrciiteiujd disintegration. The greatest interest is displayed in the popular supposition that Uul- Kiina i.s carefully tor her own advantage.. Accordingly the serr ics of conversations between Ucchad Pasha, head oi th1-' Ottoman delega- tion, ami Dr.' Dane-fl', leader ol the Bulgarian ace watched sus- piciously.'" jMmnnycr; Cireei'cr-uomplains bitter- ly because is now allowed to 3etain Salouiki and the Clialcidyce Peninsula'', which i.s us Gteck as 'Attica, and is forced to yield IUon- aniir to Servia, although that town oontains Greeks and only 150 .Servians. Greece also is obliged to renounce licr possession of 'Aulona, a seaport of Albania on the Adriatic to please Italy, Even her right to remain in 'imbrcs, JlyUIerie ami Chios, which are thoroughly Greek, is ques- while objection is raised also to her taking over from Italy' the islands which the latter durT ing; the Turko-Italiau war, although Gioletti in a statement to the Italian, parliament openly allud- ed to'Italy's intention to eerie them Greece. Servia and Montenegro also are dissatisfied at what, they consider the sacrifice of theirjust TIIands fo hoth and "Austria. The situation is uhderstoud by the Turks, who are trying to take.' it, while at the same time they are playing lipoh the jeal- ousies of the powers. Almost all rests on the attitude of Bulgaria as to whether it will be possible to prevent jealousies from gaining the upper hand and thus maintain the coalition intact against the attempts of Turkey and the powers to destroy it. The Allies claim that if'united now 'PEACE CONFERENCE AT ST. JAMES' PALACE The plenipotentiaries of the.Balkan States assembled in the Ploiurc Gallery. From left to Stoyan a former prem ler; General Danglls (Greece) chief of headquarters staff; Osman Nizam! Pasha (Turkey) ambassador in Berlin; ;'M. Skoulidls, (Greece) former Foreign Minister; Dr. Daneff, President of the Sobranje; M. Andre President o'rthe Scupshtina; General Bbyivitch (Servia) Chief of the Staff; M, Popovitch (Montenegro) ex-Minister at Constantinople; ;Gen eral Paprikoff of Foreign Affairs; M.: Madjaroff (Byl- garia) Minister in London; Reschad Pasha (Turkey) Minister of Commerce; M. Venevelos (Greece) Prime Minister; M. Ganadius (Greece) .Minister in London; M. Mijustkovitch (Montenegro) ex-Prime the London" Graphic. Were 279 Contagious Diseases, Chiefly Measles, with Light Death Rate General .expressions ot were heard on every hand at the special- meeting of .the city council yesterday afternoon when the annual report of Medical Health Officer Veber was read. Lcthbridge is lealth'y city. During the year there lave been 271) contagious diseases re- will be stronger than ever be-1 ported. This is an increase. of 74 fore having reiilied their treasuries' over last year but .the difference js through loans concluded in Paris, I accounted for by the epidemic of Ger- lireece and Bulgaria obtaining Eunds j man measles which broke out in ,7une at seven per cent, and Servia at 9 and July. The number ot cases of per cent. scarlet fever this year ivas also A despatch from'Vienna says that excess of last year, but the number Ihe Rouniania claims for compcnsa-1 of typhoid patients was considerably lion from Bulgaria are First, tho' less. Out of the whole 270 eases cf cession of some. kilometres contagious diseases reported during the year there were only nine deaths, a percentage of 3.22 mortality. The report follows: The -Mayor and Council, City of Lethbridge: have the honor to herewith present my report for the past year. Enclosed please find1 schedule of contagious and infectious diseases. Uy reference to it you will note: Diph- theria 1 cases as ngainst fi in 1911: scarlet fever 7S as against 5G last year; measles 97 compared to in 1911, and typhoid fever SO against JOS. The city is to be congratulated upon the decrease in the number of cases of typhoid. In the fever months ihuse to which we look for the majority of our'cases, viz.: September and Octob- er, we had but 112 cases as compared to 73 in the previous Eighty cases for the year seems large enough but. we must consider that in all cities ch an Lethbridge, with a lurge farm- ing district surround Ing it we have numerous sufferers from this disease brought to us for hospital treatment. liis year wo had 27. These swell our list. I.-regret to have to again stale that I a tn not receiving the support'T should from" some of my compeers practising here, viz., In the reporting of all cases of contagious and infec- tious diseases. The diphtheria, sear- et fever, measles, chicken pox, small pox, etc., are reported faithfully, but tho typhoid and tuberculous cases are -requires .j. .j, v v v v NO RETREAT FOR LAW pleasure (about square of terri- tory on the right bank of the Dan- ube commencing at and dominating the heights noar Silistria' and ex- il finding the Kavarnia on the Black Kea. regarding the treatment and national .status of Houmnmaiis in IMaceilonia. military arrange- ments between Rouniania "and Bul- garia. SCALDED TO DEATH Kori William, Out., Dec. '2n years of a. fireman on a yard engine here, died in McKel- lie hospital this morning, as a result ol' scalds sustained, when the boiler tubes in the engine blow out, when it hit a string- of box ca'rs. The engine was practically demolished. PAIIQTiP nnu unuunu WHAT UNCLE SAM SHOULD DO IF HE REFUSES RIGHT TO LAND NRW Dec. to permit me to disembark in N'uw York will not .surprise me, but in that cnsn the American people will have Loirdon, Dec. ;ippar- ently official report of the Op- position leaders' meeting, de- clares that no modifications of Bouar Law's are to be expected. The re-. port r.oiitiiiups "Some suggestions urged on the Unionist leaders Would, it" adopted, lead to a.definite find disastrous plight No personal rivalry enters into the matter." ff o T. M. Evans, managev.of the irrigation department of the v C. is very ill at Jhis homc'here; suffering from pai'- alytic complications. His -a-t- tending physician holds but hopes'of his re-oovery, however. .Mr. Efvans has. been in poor health for the past year, and spent the greater part of the summer at the coast, recuper- uting after a serious illness last spring. C- v V The Snow all Cleared at Fernie No Other Bodies were Found (Special to the '.Fernie. B. C.. Dee. latest reports ot t-hc disaster at Coal Creek yesterday morning are to the. -effect WHEAT CREW EIGHT INCHES December wheitt eight inches hlgb, is not, a bad'record .for- Sunny-Southern Frank Hedlejvof the Hedley Drug-Co., put some heads of wheat in water, grain has now reached th'o height mentioned above. 1912 Si Building Permits, Bank Clearings, Customs Receipts, Places Where Men do Business, Reveal Development Despite Assertions About Quiet Year Below is u statistical piot.ure of 1912 .as compared with Building Permits 1012 ustoms Returns .............S Hank Clearings 1011 Increase 4 Once more tjClhhridjre has set a ley Methodist church, lor which a new record at which to aim in the; contract has already bmi awarded, coining years. The 1912 building included along with several otii- ures outstrip by .a safe margin those er nm.all con tracts now being con- any previous year since Lelh- 1 sidercd. bridge income a city. Although the Thc ins is a that no further bodies, have been found and the slide has been altogeth- er cleaned up. The information con- tained in previous despatches as to the number of the dead and injured was quite is hoped by the doctors that the lives ol all the wounded men will be saved, although it is probable that some will be per- manently crippled. The jury yesterday chosen by Cor- oner WI1 toes "are Robert Wil- liam Barton, Guy .Johnston, Robert Kerr, Peter Lundie and Thomas Whe- liin. At four o'clock these men viewed the bodies at Thompson's and Mor- rison's undertaking parlors, and at o'clock they left by special train for the scene of the accident. The inquest will be held at seven o'clock Friday evening next. A revised list of the dead and in- jured follows The Dead -las. Buckley, Fernie Ncill, West Fernie Alex. Worthington, Coal Creek D. Hosario, Fernie D. Naslycxuk, Coal Creek lutenary, Cual Creek. Tin; Injured Archie Nicholson, Fernie, back in- jured Percy Jones, West Fernie, in- jured back and pelvis, probably in- ternal injuries Fred Platt, West Fernie, foot fractured and dislocated, I wound on face Sam Cardamom, Fer- comparalive ,ljei shoulder fractured and back in- In. 31.4 J6.5 16.2 ALL 1ELL A SJORY m, Provincial Premiers Send Mes- sages Predicting Future of Great Development Toronto Out Dec Ai prem- iers of Canada in their messages to the Monetirj limes printed m its a.l number are again unanimous m their optimistic views ab to future. Scotu lion Mr Mur- raj hai advanced steidilv and bub- stantiill} during the jeai Hon Or A that the people ol Prince I drard Island have special icison to look forward with hope and confidence m tin, coming jear New Brunswick's piemier Hon J K Flcmintr predicts that during tho jeara i nonderful trantifor will be wrought'in tlie Mari- time provinces Sa Lamer Goum says that Quebec is, lookinc for a larger, augmentation of population from without tbdn for many years past. i The outstanding feature Qn- tario's progress during the past year says Sir James the acquisition of the Greab Northern dis- trict known as the district ot Patri- cia. That Winnipeg is now the largest grain market in the world' is noted in the message of Sir Redmond Rob- lin, premier of Manitoba. The_fiopu.- lation of Manitoba, is Ttfcieasing, its tr-ide expanding, its agricultural-: re- sources developing, transportation lines extending, and financial institu- tions multiplying. I The Monetary Times repeats last I year's' message of Saskatchewan's premier, Hon. Walter Scott, who shows how the growth' of that prov- ince has not been made at the ex- pense of any other section, of Can- ada. The frontier of Alberta has been pushed back beyond the rich prairie land and mineral fiel'ds of Peace Riv- er and Athabasca, says Hon. A. L. Sifton. As it, natural consequence ot development, the inflow of population and capital to the cities has been un- usually rapid. niillion and a half mark aimed at Ins nifttcment of the, building figures for jnreil Tony Secerr.ti, Coal 'Creek, not reported fully. The not been reaciu-d, the total of is considered by city ofTicinls and business men generally as bein, indicative, of the prosperity of city during the vcar which closes to- ,012 and 1011 24 hours after cliag- jnosls.and I am rcoiiired -to renorl to Edmonton within 2-1 hours. This I j cannot do If (ho attending physician j neglects Ibis duty. It-annot ascribe i tta is more pruiitat. ol' Vcncziicla, who is likely .-arolcssncss, h.H it forces raoj xmr.1 ll.e steamship Tourainr, lo state llinl, as It he, j Tho despatch to invoke Ill-it Cislln is nmiiti'' In lire lllw lallafos in Sl'ali's'siiniily as a frm-clloc (or a j 'he fulmo. I I.av0 had 1101 one report shoil. sojourn "with ihc iilca of tnlicreulosis during 11112. nlthongh ill" for inysjH Hid srent n.ition- fi'ol s.illsflecl there h.ivn hoon sev. 'Lincoln and oi AKaln 1 liave no rcporis pro- (Continued on ttayo 1.0) Tim million and a half mark have been reached had the ne 1S j .Inn...... Mar. April May .June July August Sept. October I Nov....... Dec. Total j ribs fractured George Coal 1912 'deck, ]Cjr injured; Walter Campbell, Fe.rnje, slightly injured. '_______ 'ti iM.335 Built Over One j 3U.550 liO.SOS Mile of Road Daily TORONTO TO HAVE 3000-ROOMED APiSTT.lENT HOUSE COST- ING TWO MILLIONS Toronto, Dec, ton-storey apartment house, to contain three thousand rooms, and to cost two million dollars, will be built in Toronto. Thc apartment Will be the largest in the world, and will be started within a year by local eapt'.al on rrsltc already purchas- ed near nnd College, Tins is an increase of last ycur, fir an increase oi 31.1 per cent. j Tin- returns for amounted 1.0 for the total linilding permits was The building this year was pie-1 dominated by the business and ilci hiiildiiiRS amounting in all In j Of Ihese the larcost for tbc new post office on which, j jKnveycr, the greater part of work will be (ionr next year. Anotli-j er building inchuk-d in the will be finished next season is the brewery addition costing a (mately (ConHniurd on page; Toronto, Dee. one mile of railroad per day every day this year, has been bulk by the Canadian Northern Rail- road, in the province ol" Albo-r- ta, which probably makes a new record in the bistory or f'-.'nadiau railroading, says A. T. Kraser, western of tbc C. N. In addition to the actual eon- sirucUon work comiiletcd this year. Ibe company completed Hie location of SliS miles of new roads, wliieb will be built as soon as money and mater- ial (an be oblalncd. CLAIMS THAT VALUES ARE FjCTtTfOUS IN MANY CASES London, Dec. .Fortnightly Heviow hiis (in outspoken article on the. Canadian rfcal ostate husinfias. In Calgary alone, says tho Review, therq arc six hundred agents. N'o doubt tho volume ot" legitimate transactions are very large, but the rest is shocr lot- tery. A gigsntic. bubble has been blown in Western Gtinnda. which-it.is iwrfcctly certain will share the .fate of others. The writer "declares that town values are at a wholly standard. Council Inherited De- ficit and Added to it According to an abstnwt. by Secretary-Treasurer Robinson aad- submitted to Ihe special meeting of the city-council yesterday afternoon, tile olty will flnlsh up the year about on the wrong Bide of the er. Part of this Is accounted for by the fact that the present council aS-" ried over deficit of close to from last year's current account. The abstract shows the aiieti. and-llfcbllU ties of the city up to Dec "a, M interesting to note that during the ypar the city handled the largest sum of money evwdls-v hursed in 'any year of the cky's Us- torv j abstract follows: Cath Liabilities bank: Notes due public 4t2.885.00 Guarantee deposits Unpaid waget 1M.JW Tax sale N'o 2 Commuted tax account ,147.97 Contractors' deposits 28.56 Cemetery balance revenue Coal mine contingency account Accounts payable Suspense _, 88.65 No. 3 Due Sinking Fund 58.270.S3 Debenture funds unex- pended as per list..... Debenture funds receiv- ed in October, etc., and not yet distributed Assets To nitet the above there are the" fallowing assets 'Cash on band la bank iii Unpaid taxes House connections Water accounts Light accounts Woollen' mills.......... Victoria Park Ac Dec... Sundry Accounts Rec. Employees claims 853.35 Amounts expended on sundry works as yer t Hst Amounts expended for which no provision, has been Eatimated recent capital not yet dlR- trlbuted............. .y Shortage oii current acct. 62.6M.75 SHEFFIELD CHOIR. IN VAUDEVILLE London, Dec. Coward's Sheffield Choir, which twice .toured Canada, are appearing at the Coliseum the largest vaudeville house In Lon- don. This Innovation at the vaude- ville show was warmly welcomed. BURGLARS ROBBED BANK Sydney. Australia, Dec. glars entered the Bank of Nsw. South: Wales at Surrey Hills last night, and got away with chiefly in gold and silver. No clue has been discov- ered as to how the thieves got in. DUE TO. COMPANY'S NEGLIGENCE Fort' William, Ont., Dec. Anglo Seugelo came 1o his death through being caught iu -AH unprolecl- ed shaft, ill the steamer Slniilicona on December 27, was thn verdict, of tho coroner's jury, which was empanelled to enquire Into the death. last iilglil- II Is said that the Italian consul liore will hrlnif action ngaliiai the steam- ship vompany. FREQENT ROBBERIES ST. PAUL POOL ROOM CAUSED SPECIAL VIGILANCE St. Paul. Minn., Dec. Clause, aged IS years, was probably fatally wounded at 5 a.m. today, when J he broke into George Sahourln's pool room, 445 Cedar street, St. Paul's, and was shot by Alexandra Trezona, an employee. Robberies had been frequent at, the liool room, and for ton nights TrOflonw. had been watching for the burglar. When Clause broke through the front door, TrezotM grappled with him, hut was unable to malic him captive, so ho pulled IHs gun and fired, Trezomi was arrested, chargcd'w'tth attempt, to lull. Clause is unconscious iif hospital. No was shot through the.; ;