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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 10, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. Lethbridge, Alberta. Mon13. PRICE- -FIVE CENTS Number 51 CAPTAIN ROBERT SCOn. B! STAINS INT REP D POLE SEARCH E IIP m RISHED IN A BLI/ZARO POLE \U h QTOD! o- Scott aftd:Pa#y all Perished - Steamer. Terra Nova Hashes.Tragic News to World-Brave Explorer Reached Pole Month After Norwegian OAMARU, NEW ZEALAND, FEB. 10.-CAPTAIN ROBERT F. SCOTT, AND HIS PARTY WERE OVERWHELMED BY A BLIZZARD ON THEIR RETURN JOURNEY FROM THE SOUTH POLE. THE ENTIRE PARTY PERISHED. THEY REACHED THE SOUTH POLE ON [JANUARY 18th', 191*. CAPTAIN SCOTT'S PARTY REACHED THE EXACT POINT1 WHERE RONALD AMUSDEN PLANTED THE NORWEGIAN FLAG AT THE SOUTH POLE. THEY FOUND THERE THE HUT CONSTRUCTED AND LEFT BEHIND 6Y AMUSDEN'O PARTY. . ' THESE FACTS WERE RECORDED IN THE DOCUMENTS'FOUND ON THE BODIES OF THE DEAD EXPLORERS WHEN THEY WERE RECOVERED. Story of the Trip f Lieut. H. L. L. Pennell, R. N. London,-Feb-.  10.-The Terra Nova Magnetic and Meteorological work, sailed on .June 1, 1010, for New Zea- Lieut. H. E. t>e Renniek/ ft. N. land, a few days later at CardiK. The �� the western party. , expedition'consisted o� 28 officers and Lieut. H.. R.. Powers, Royal Indian scientist's' in addition to a crew of Marine Engineer. 23 picked men from the British Roy-| Lieut. E. IV. Riley, R. N. Surgeon al Navy. | I* ** ** ** *** *�* O ** MIKADO TO VISIT POPE ? home, Feb. 10, - Three months hence, an event of world-wide interest to Christianity will take place in Rome. The Mikado of Japan will pay a visit to the Pope, the fi'rst ever paid by any Oriental sovereign to the vicar of the Vatican. The Mikado will be received with becoming ceremonies. He will be entertained at one of the most elabora-te banquets ever given by a Pope to King or Emperor. .% �;�> > > �> EN OUT FOR SBC Glenister, Bentley and Hamilton in Running-Acclamation for School Trustees For Alderman-Hamilton, .las. F. nominated by O. S. 1 onaldson, sec-! onded by E. U. Rylanis. j ! Bentley, Harry, nomiiated bv '.John I-Ionie, seconded by J. D. Higinboth-am.  ' ' 1 j Glenister; Jas.,-nom. nated by W. ' P. J. Alexander,, sect||"i ed by H. Mac- j beth.  . ' >; '; .. | 'B'or SiYSfe-T^a^rW&lsli, Chas., ^S,.jVlulIin, seconded MUCH LEGISLATION OF IMPORTANCE TO PRESENTED AT S : > > > > > > > ? * > ? ? ? *> HON. URE FEELS SURE * MORE SUFFRAGETTE ROWDYISM CANADIAN SWIFT > * ' Newfoundland for many years, ? sailed today for England on the ? ? adyice of his physicians. ." -.-> > . Friends of Mr. Bond intimate > ? that ha . is .considering \ with- . ? ? drawing from public, ilfe^ > > { O  Reports were current at the time the Terra Nova sailed lor the Antarctic on Dec. 14, 1912, to bring the �Scott party back, that some of the members of the relief expedition iiad expressed grave doubts as to whether Captain Scott, and his fellow explorers would ever return. No rca-fcon'.w&s given for these doubts, but [they were freely bruited abroad..... ; Mrs. Scott left London five � weeks ago for Now- Zealand to �meet her The last direct w.orcl received from Captain Scott himself was brought ' liy the Commander of the Terra :No\'a. from the 'southern � ice regions when' she returned ;to Akaroa, N. Z., on March 31, last year. The brief message was in Captain Scott's own hand-writing and said : "I am remaining in the Antarctic for another winter, in order to continue and coru-r pi etc my work.". ..... Captain Scott hail shortly before sent back word irom his base at Mc-Murdo Sound, which showed that on .January 3, ,1912, he had reached a point .150 miles from, the pole, and was advancing toward his destination. .......... On Return Trip The despatch from Oamam, N. Ji., this morning shows that in 15 davs lie covered the remaining 150 miles, having travelled at the ratp, of ten miles ,a day. It was on Ins return that he and his party were overwhelmed bv one of'the terrific blizzards so prevalent in the Antarctic region. The date of Captain Scott's attainment of the South Pole, January 18,1 London, Feb." tOl-^Lady Constance 1912, shows that uosroached the .goal steward Richardson,, daughter of the of his expedition alinost exactly, .one Eari 0{ Cromartie and: niece of 'the month after Captain Ronald Amund- 1)uke ot Sutherland, who "danced for sen,, the Norwegian explorer.- Captain ciiaritvin New.York-society .drawing Amundsen's report, sent to King rooms' a few years-ago,- is about to Haakon, of. Norway, read :  "Polo-mako. hcr appearance as.� profess'on-attained 14th-17th December, 1911, al (lancer on the stage at Vienna. A all well." 1 drama entitled "Judith'1 lias been The report of Captain Scott was prep as -to how the records ot Judith ' '�'���' ' I G. M. Leviok/R. N. Physician and idence of Prince Christian of Schles-, Zoologist. -' wig Holstein, a relative of King (Continued on at which'.Mw$i ^decided that nn. public' mcetingsVSroiild: be held un-lpss the ratpB^etS'Kdemanded therri. As the|S i�|iiio;?0iestioji at issue,,, it is thotieht that-A�fee iyill be little. . � ' -.-4jn.tews�t'Wr.thc elEcA3�i^and the vote Lethbndge Cold btorage Cipm- win ijh-oiy ne smaa. T .. _ . \ All the candidates are in favor of pany Located in Prominent^ tire progressive policy of the council � this year, the industrial policy particularly beine uppermost' in their minds.- Mr. Bentley;is one of the old-timers of the cityi the founder of That the Canadian Swift Co., one of'Thc Bentley Co., and mayor for four vears m the time when Lethbndge. iWas.still'a town. . ' - It, is likely that the North Leth- London, Feb. 10.-Address- > ing a Liberal meeting at Skel- > manthorpe, Rt. Hon. Alexander > Ure, Scottish Lord-Advocate, > said he did not -for a moment ? doubt but the Liberal party > would win the next general el- ? ection. The Tory party had ? never won when they had eith- > er the leader or policy con- fused. Their leader embarrass- merit, as well as their policy. ,in London." WHERE'S THE MISSING FUND Somewhere, somehow, sometime, flomebody in the employ -oi' the. city overlooked something in the shape of a charge for local Improvements done during the past-five years. Up to date no one has found it, and the city has-lost some rnoney,- to locate which -all eudeav.ofs.have, been in vain. Mayor-Hardie mentioned it for tho iirat time ,at the city odunoil meet ing a couple of. days ago. Money has been paid out somewhere,,for which their is no accounting. Haw jnuch it it, or'hbwj loiig-out'staiiding it may be, tho Mayor refused to say this morning, as ho,, is"-very reticent on the subject.Asked.-'At* iU would be re-. vealed on the annual audit he said he did not believe it would.. It does not seem to be anybody's fauljt. It .'.is an oversight, simjlar..to that whereby Calgary received . a few days ago ,a chetiue for over $6,000, overpaid the firm of Gorman, Clancy: &�' Grindle^y, for street car rails. The mayor intimated this morning that every effort w.tfuld be made to find the lost'sum, as.,it is probably in oversight in ichavgirjg- frontages 'i?or either sidewalks ant},- bQUlovards.1 7.11 any taxpayer has n. -nice /sidewalk, or boulevard in front of', his reflidejice'for which he: had paid iijOtliing;vthe-mayor would be pleased to/make'his:aciiuairi-tauco. L rister, F. W. Louthood, accountant, W. F. Guild, law student, G.-S. Haig, law student and Marshall Anderson, solicitor, all of the city of Winnipeg. All the incorporators are employed in the Winnipeg office of Campbell, Pitblado Company, solicitors for the Canadian Swift' Co., who1 are rapidly coming to the fore in the packing and meat business of the west. Their large Alberta plant is in Edmonton and employs-several hundred men; Last season, C. Roy Strotz, the Canadian manager of the firm, spent several days in Lethbndge/ and on all his visits intimated that the company might erect a cold storage .warehouse here. To this end a sit of two .lots was purchased on Second avenue S. He also intimated that a second Alberta packing plant might be established here within a few years, provided the farmers of Southern Alberta would supply the cattle, pork and mutton. It was on his suggestion that the Board of Trade inaugurated its camaign for mixed farming throughout the south. No other reason can be given for the above incorporators entering the sold storage business than that they are secretely preparing for a Swift invasion of the south. (Continued on page 7) VON TERPITZ CAUSED . GREAT EXCITEMENT JAPAN'S PREMIER STONED BY Exciting Times in Tokio Over the Recent Political Developments ACCEPTANCE OF BRITAIN'S PROPOSALS RE NAVY CAUSED POWERS TO SIT UP London, Feb. 10.-The declaration by Admiral Von TcrpiU that tler-msny would accept tho British claim to a sixty per cent, superiority in naval power has aroused intense interest throughout Europe and interest which has arisen to excitement in France.  � � � In Germany, Great Britain is still'�... suspected, and Gorman Nationalists opposition was an immediate -dlssolu-declare that a margin of-sixty-: par. j tion of- the diet,-but the Minister of cent, can ;bo accepted only if "the .��,� IDING T BALKANS WAR SCARE CAUSED CAU8ED HEAVY RUN ON SAVINGS BANKS IN GERMANY Berlin, Feb. 10.-The', association of German savings banks has- compiled statistics which show that thc run on savings banks in November last in consequence of the war scare was the most serious ever known" in the country. As a direct result of the Balkan crisis more than $17i000,000' was >vithdraw.n from savings banks. At tho time of the Morocco crisis^ withdrawals traced directly to that sP&nt , &Y guiet'ihut sleepless night, expecting i to see more fighting m the. streets to- . day. In yesterday's revolt aver 200 , persons were,- killed The  populace did not know early ' today whither President Madero :hadr'. �fied irom' the..uapiv-.-jlu �. �!$'�"'"[ lowing of: loyal troops, said to num-' ber 1000 men; he took refuge in the National Palace yesterday, but it > was reported at davbreak that under ^ cover of night he had tied toward the1>:i. eastern coast, taking his family with him. It was also reported that' all:;' of the meiKbers of the cabinet had  resigned. The report of his flight was given credence, although it was without,, confirmation. His decision to flee from the capital, it was said by the -reports, was due to GeneralvBlaa-piquet's refusal to rtand by him.,' i ,1 i Si I '4 Podgoritaa, Montenegro,- Feb. 10,-'^4 half past ten this moxn^.-:a.tter'"Be'^. "'~ eral hours of^ severe fighting. � ^ ' The infantrymen'on*severalM}ccasi; Ions came into, such close quarters/ V' that hand to'hand fighting was gen-eral along the line. - �', t,-f Bardanjoli Hill dominates SputaS''(\'� fa from .the eastern side and the M^te*--''^!! 1 Fighting has gone on since ear^l^js morning all fcround,1" the- city. '"rti'e'tift*4 Turkish � defenders are disputing 'the,'. ground against the beseigers with a/~ fierce determination ; and courage:; The victors lost 2,500 men an-d the' Turks 4,000. CITY MUST MAKE REFUND That the-city will encounter, diffi- J else we can do but pay," said,MayorJ culties owpis to the improper' ttffca- fHardie ,this morning,- whqn askpd �jt tion of that part of the W. 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