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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TWELVE PAGES Lethbridge, Alberta. Saturday, February 1, 11)1.3. PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 44 HE IS NOT OUT THE LATEST CRISIS IN TURKEY Kamil Pasha, Grand Vizier, who was forced by young Turks to resign. Nazim Pasha fcommander-in-chief of the Turkl3h forces, who was shot dead In Constantinople probably by his late Chief of Staff, Etvvef Bey. Mahmoud Skefket Pasha, former Minister of the Interior, who becomes Grand Vizier at the request ofithe young Turks- the Sultan had to do what he was told to do; Talat Bey, young Turk, who has assumed portfolio of Minister of the Interior. Enver Bey-who it is thought shot Kszim Pasha, and assumes command of th.e? army, and possibly becomes Minister of War. But No Turkish Ruler Could Lire after Los-Adrianople nig ! i London, Feb. 1. - Francis McCul-Tough, ,in a ( onstantmople message to the Dailv News sends an interview, ; with. Shefket. Paivha,/ replying to the  suggestion that his cabinet is a war cabinet  v. ;�:'" Shefket lephcd"That I deny. It is 11tt9r.lv.' false. We came into power not to make. war but to prevent the infliction upon the empire of the ultimate .disgrace and humiliation of the loss of the whole of Adrianople. 'You know how 1 'came into power : von know of that out mrst of furv wh:ch placed n.v here. That convulsion shows tliat the cession of th? whole of Adrianople is impossible without chaos throughout Turkey and a general revolution. If I yield, my predecessor's late will be mine and neither Turkey nor the powers will be any better off. In my reply I have ventured  as'neat" as any man can to the precipice. ;"I do .not believe �j:iy statesman in Turkey would have dared approach; so near the brink. If I go a hair's �breadth further, I tumble into the abyss. We Turks are soldiers not hucksters. .."The Bulgarians have got practically all our F-iur'opea'n empire, but those grasping, hard bargaining peas-  ants want two kilometres more and are gom^ to war for those two kilometres. Thev are not only going to , vnjoose the dogs of war, in t'..e near soast, bt.l, probably all over Europe. "We stand on the edge of the unknown. � Nobody knows how slight a shock is requited to twrl us all to- ; gether into a world catastrophe. i-^Mln my opinion, this renewal wrll'be moie thap sufficient.-;, :I don't want war. I:regret if 1,C blood flows, it Shftfket* s,iys .McCullpilgh, cei'taini were'screaming, and-the vessel was lv h:.3'�the fullest coidideilce V- Sis.lrdiUngfeftrliUly... About.mlddight -a troops. He said that ail the nation! huge, wave tore oft thcr.skylight fac-was' behind hin'i and all the army ' v.nitcd at his bac'.c; He laughed .at reports of lighting among the Turks at Tchatalia. This will be a fight to a fjnish.he says. ' ". ; Yet he eave the distinct impression -O WHAT IS THE KEE? London, Feb. 1.-The following Canadians have been admitted to the fellowship of the Royal Colonial Institute: Mesfcrs. 3. C. Crerar, Calgary: W. S. Heffennan, Edmonton; J. AicKinery, Bdmonton; Chas. ' Xelson, Vancouver; ('. Grey-ham Palmer, Vancouver, and .f; D. Ponton, Kdrhonton. : > :- * >,* Berlin, Feb. 1.-Dr. Theodore Yon Hollehen, formerly German anVnassa-dor at Washington, died here today in his 75th year. He had been seriously ill for about two weeks. Dr. Von Holleben had been in the German diplomatic service since 187,2. He served two terms at Washington, iirst as minister in 18.91-92, then as ambassador from 1897 to 1903. lie held an honorary doctor's degree from Harvard. Premier Sifton and Other Prominent Lawyers Analyse Judgment in Royal Bank Case-Money Is yet in Banks and All Province Needs to do is Make Private Arrangements with the Bondholders who Prefer the Province as Security to the Kansas City Bunch. Newspapers Deliberately Lying About Debt of Alberta. SAVED SHIP WHICH WAS ALMOST , WRECKED IN A FEARFUL .'/ STORM , I Loudon, Feb. 1.-During a terrific .rale between Gape Town and Hob-art; passengers on. the liner Nairnshire gathered together while one. of them sang "Rock of Ages." In the n1e�nrW�^ AT NEWS 10 THE G GARMENT WORKERS Some Lonely Alberta Bachelor #oiild Like Marry Oaje of Them iiig the saloon door, find a: huge col-ume of water threatened to drown the. women and children within. .: There were and,.��four' daughters.  .;:�' ARE DOING WHAT SOME CANADIANS SAY CANADA CANNOT DO SUCCESSFULLY Sydney, Australia, Feb. 1.- Cockatoo Island, in Sydney harbor, New South Wales, has been transformed into the first naval bjilding yardB of Australia. The building of. torpedo boat destroyers and a fast cruiser for the Australian navy has already begun, and the day is not far distant; when the laying down of the : greatest of modem battleships will become a possibility there. All the work done at the Cook; atoo Island dock yards is subject ed to as strict a test and require--ments as work done in the English yards for the British Admiralty, and the capacity will now permit of the building of cruiser.' battleships and British ships of the same size as the Australia and New Zealand. TRY TO REVIVE THE m A NOTED POWER EXPERT �Lefchbridge will have the best possible, '�along'tho'lines. of power production if Mayor. Hardle has his way. During the past two weeks both Calgary and 'Kd.moritori hrr/c been visited by Mr. A; R. Ross, electrical'expert of. Montreal. He was called to Calgary by the new city council to advise thoni � in the matter of their contract with a hydro-elccf rie company. , Edmonton , has bien hiving trouble with its-power supply also, mo today Mr.-Ross is in Edmonton.. The presence of Mr: Ross in the West affords, Letlibridge an opportune ifcy - to got expert opin'on from the oiitside, and -Mayor Ilardio does not intend to-overlook it. . During the ladfiihig s he interviewed the various memhws ,pf t,he council with whom he-eouia_%e)i iintorcomMimication) with "WW t:#e: the result that a tolegranv will'.. ho despatched to Mr. Ross - as'tins:, 'hvm to come to Lethbrklgc to adyi^e^the city officials on all j matters pett.yl|i-ing to power. - t \ One statement made by. the expert in Calgary has a direct bearing on power possibilities in.'Lethbridjre. ije said, "Power cannot be manufactured for S10 per horse' power per ye^r from free gas, and' neither Calgary; nor Medicine Hat can expect to do it"" t All phases of the power question will be discussed, particularly � the possibilities of slack coal,-.'and-' the chances of obtaining ; hydro electric power liere in the'near future. -It'is expected Mr fRqss, if-he'cRn conig, will arrive JvbOut the. ro'lddle qtv, the week. ! THREE COMMISSIONS APPOINTED TO TAKE EVIDENCE AS TO .CONDITIONS  Ottawa, Jan. 31.--The Cabinet has appointed a fisheries board to consider the question of the devslopihent of the fisheries of Canada. .Tlie're will be three commiftees, one for tlie Atlantic provinces, prairie provinces and British Columbia. The committee for Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta consists of D, S. Reid, Selkirk; John F. Sinclair, Prince Albert, and H. Tegler, Edmonton/ , ' The British Columbia committee sonsists. of D. D. McTntyre, provincial Deputy .Commissioner of. Fisheries, and P. H Fisheries. Xew Yorkr Feb 't.-f-Withirflany vie-iftr^-^eatteavQtM^aaw*^^ the girls and ol.l>'maids, as well as the married workers, who'are all out together in-the garment strike, Were in just thes right mood yesterday to receive the proposal of marriage that clme to them collectively from a willing baohelor in far-off Alberta, Canada, who wrote that he was pin-ihg to settle �'the differences of at least; one of theiK. He was not particular which one, and promised to make her forever after independent of cruel bosses. ' ' "I vbuld like to marry one of the girls,'.', rah: his letter, which was read to a mass meeting of the feminine strikers yesterday at the Labor Temple.- by one of their leaders. ''There�-�must be some good wives among the thousands of workers out oh'strike. Here where I live there is nothing hut married women and children. T am a lonely bachelor, 45 years oldf and I would not obiect to a widow of thirty with two children. I am Six feet tall, weight 200 pounds,-and have not a mark or a scar." .The letter signed by'Thomas C. Moore, was received at the Union headquarters and the officers delegated'.Miss Rose Grata to read it. She has been .in the thick of the strike since, the beginning, having once been arrested during a riot in Harlem. (The letter was received with shouts ;Of enthusiasm, and it Was said a spe-cial committee would be appointed to pass,on the merits of volunteers. St. Petersburg, Feb. t.~A letter from Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria-Hungary, to Emperor Nicholas of Russia, "wiiich, lb-expected to clear up t^^^^rtr�?�r^rr^m and lead to the demobilization, Hor^entoe' -Wandienburg"' Schil-linglfjieis't," forrherly /^iistro-Hungarian military' here. > > > > AN IMPORTANT MISSIVE attache �;* > *** �j* *> WOULD KEEP PEACE SETTLERS ARE OPPOSED LIQUOR TRAFFIC GAINING A FOOTHOLD TO '>*>>,? ? > > ? > J. CUSTOMS RETURNS > . ... The customs returns for the ;. month of January amounted to':r $19,593.05, as, compared  fc. with ^23,354.02 for the corres-  > .ponding month last year. : : Edmonton, Feb. 1.-Rev. A. Forbes, a missionary of the , Presbyterian Church, stationed at (irande Prairie, announced in Edmonton today that a movement is under way to keep the Peace River 'district, north of the 55th parallel in the dry column. The present northern limit for the liquor traffic is Athabasca, 100 miles north of here. Mr. Forbes reported that a recent plan to establish a licensed hotel at Grande. Prairie was opposed by a large majority of settlers In the district. Their petition is now being considered by Lieut-Governor Bulyea, stationed at Edmonton. ' ' '�' The missionary said >ihat the settlers in th* district: have recorded their unalterable opposition to the extension of the license north of Athabasca, '.'and," he added, "we intend to use all constitutional means to prevent its extension nearer to our homes and firesides." Edmonton, Jan. r.L-Definitely stating that the debt of the province is just what it was on December 31, 191:!, namely, $14,100,000, and no more, despite the false statements of opposition newspape.-g and politicians, who. are using the judgment just handed down by the Privy Council, as an excuse for greatly exaggerating the debt of Alberta, and hen the supply exceeded that num- | ts ready to make good its^promise, bci he claimed that a pork packing ; and in a, letter"t0\the Board 0f Trade plant would, soon be established by i the ott^&Jift.'^eitrniiitiager stated DYNAMITE EXPLODED ' 'one �' large packing co;iC5rns=. To, ; that he wohld be.au..LathbridKe in.a make good his promiro to the farm- j few days and risked, that the. Boa;;0 crs. tbat-ttey wouki find a ready mar- . endeavor^^ to: pfui hifu; ah , ,^oi;ch -witn. Chicago, Feb. 1.-One man was ser- .exploslons in this tunnel in which several workmen were injured, -orte of whom died. lously injured, and four slightly hy j kct for an the -hogs they could-'raisev ! fnen to whom he could look tor Mb premature explosion of dynamite in a > ije g0| in communication with the. supply ' ' water tunnel 011 the south side todas j p.r{pco Rupert PiucKiiirg Co. I While' it isy not known what �... the A few days ago there were two gas j The Prince llupprt Co. stated that packing domtiany. will do, it Is hc- *�---*'......' - ' 'if it. wcreJ made worth their while to. lieved that' tlfey will place a buyer in look to- Southern Alberta as a source l^etliKridg^