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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta thursflay, Febniary 2jQ, 1913 THIS LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MAEEIED A'ND AVVAm^WHsY HAPPY The latest pictures of Mrs. Finley-Sheppard.(formerly Miss Helen Gould) and Her husband. They are now In Europe, and this picture was taken at the stftamar While landing. LECTURE FRIDAY PROF. LEHMANN WILL LECTURE IN UNIVERSITY COURSE ON 8UBJEGT OF POPU-, tAR- INTEREST Prof. Lehmann B. S. A., Ph. D., will lie the speaker at the extension lecture of the TJmversity ot Alberta, which will he held in the Central school auditorium tomorrow evening, instead ot Preflidont Tory, as previously announced. Professor Lohmann's suhjeot will be "Chemistry in some of its relations to everyday lite," and experiments will illustrate the lecture throughout. Professor X.ehmann is a scientist ot note and has considerable experience not only in Canada, but also in India. The lecture will undoubtedly be v/ell worth hearing and a large audience should greet such an eminent scientist. [FOR WAR NEW PRESIDENT OF FRANCE URGES THAT IVIILI'^ARY FORCES SHOULD OE STRENGTHENED Paris, Feb. 20.-Raymond Poincare, new '.'^resident of (he I-Vench Reptiblic, in a message lo Parliament, today, made some pointed refevftnces to the ueceoi'-ily of increasing- France's- military foi-ces. After setting forth his conceptions of the Presidency, and the necessity for a firm e.\eei!tlvfi po-\vt!r, he deciar-eil: "It is impossible -for any nation- lo be cffiictivcly pacific unless it is always I'eady for war. France, exposed by her own fault to defiances or hum-illatioiiB, would he France no more. "It v;ould be a crime against civilization to allow our nation to decreas^ Us force, while others increased theirs without cessation." He eulogized the army and navy and then alluded to the diplomacy of France, as having labored silently during many months among the perils of a redoubtable crisis." n simc 01 BOWD 15,000 Homeless, 3,500 Buildings Destroyed-Started in Salvation Army Barracks GUELPH LADY DEAD Guelph, Feb., 10.-The death took place hern of Mrs. Daniel Moore, in her 71st yecr. Eight chiidiren survive her. Jos. M. Moore, of Calgary, is a brother. HIT THE NABOBS London, Feb. 20.^An epidemic pi: measles has broken out In Osborne College.' where sons of distinguished men. are training for the navy. One hundred cases are i-eported. The San Mateo Polo club ot California will construcit a club house which will cost in the neighborhood ot $20,000. � � IT'S CHILLY IN FRANCE Paris, Feb. 1!).--France is in the grip of an exceptionally cold snap, 'which, coming on top of the recent warm spell, has cauEed widespread agricultural destruction. Ij&o Gignac, a young switchman, was fatally crushed between'a car and a shod door at Windsor, majjiug �the fifth Windsor man. killed;'this year.  Tokio,- Feb. 20.-More than 1,5,000 persons are homeless as a result of a (ire wliich SAvept through the centre of'the Kan da district of the city yesterday. The lire started in the Salvation Army hair. A high wind fanned the flames and they .spread rapidly frbmi.-street to street destroynig 3,300 buildings. The loss is estimated at.several million yen. Among the buildings burned were several churches, including the Baptist Tabernacle and a number ot educational mstitu-tions including the school ot foreign language-s. Troops were carllcd out to as.?ist the flreini2n, hut they were almost helpless against the wind driven flames." Many ot the homeless were being sheltered today in Kudan Park. The olTicial report of the hre states that two persons were killed and one hundred injured. Tfie damage amounts to $2,500,000. CHANGE MEANS EXPANSION " Toroijto, Feb. 20.---AS a result of the change in contTol of the Richelieu & Ontftrlp Navigation Co., it is reported iier^Vthat a through direct route between/LlYerpool and Port Arthur and Port William Is to be immediately established. ' �ft! On a tract ot land 100 acres In extent, the Remington Arms fJnion Ale-talltc Cartridge company of New York Is shortly to eBtablish a plant at Windsor, Ont, . II WILL IHEY BO WITH MADERO 3RDERCD IN EiXl.t-E COilVIMAND WAS CHANGED AT THE LAST MOMENT Mexico City, Fob. 20.-The latq ot Fraticlsoo Madero, the deposed pi'esl-dahti ol Mexicfl, was slilll in the balance this mornlne. Preparations had bBP-n.made at-midnight tor his de-' pat turo with tl>e meiilhers ot his family into, c�Un, but these -were suddenly halted by mysterious "orders from Oeneral Huerta. The 6x-pr�Bident, therefore, at day-lireoi was stlU in tlie capital. Sen-ora Madero, and the rest ot her party of exiles had. waited impatiently tor niore than two hours, when they Were intoriiied hy ex-Foreign Minis-: V Tit Lascutaln tha>t the ex-proaldent ' "would be preveated from joining them on their journey." Senor Lascurain declared that he ^ was unible to give amy explanation ot the delay.. Senora Madero, tearing tlie intentions of congress and Gen-: ernl Huerta In,regard,to her husband wept profusely, fShe and her party left the railroad station and went back to the city. Only the inoBt optimistic residents of the Mexican capital pretend to believe'that the substitution of General Husrta for Franpisoo Madero will re-suit 'In the restoration ot complete peace throuRhout the republic. It re-nlfl/ins to be seen raany retsals ^fH, accept the invitation extended to t))flni by X-lUert� to restore normal oonditiohs. . It appears to he taken tor granted' that Emiliano Zapata, the "Irrooon-ollablo Roller' will continue (at the hood of his powerful force in the south,. wHilo Dr. Vaquevi Gom?/., by the issue, of his proclamation claiiAing the prssJ(lenc.v', has rendered cohdi-V tlons at the north prdWematic. Th� recstttly passed .bylaw to aibol-iBhtba J./Pdon'water oommlssion may bo' thi-own out> as the city' clerk has 4i�oov6TO(i that.a number of d�puty rstiitning offlicors-gave ballots "to people who had no right to vote on a fcylaw, , ' ' , SUN YAT SENiHAS IMPORTANT MISSION SECURING RECOGNITION BY . JAPAN OF NEW REPUBLIC AND POLITICAL ALLIANCE. Tokio, Feb. 20.-The visit to Japan of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, former provisional president of the Cfiirieae Republic, is regaTded. here as an-event of gi'eat political importance. Dr.'Sun Yat^Sen has been commissioned to, secure Japai^'s recognition of the Chinese Republic, and to bring about it possible a commercial and political agreement between the two countries. He said today tha* he confidently expected that Japan would be th� first nation to recognl?.c the Republic of China, BENTLEYS STORE NEWS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SPECIAJLS INTRODUCTION OF QUi^ NEW SPRING GOODS Our New Spring Suits and Coats are Here Smart, disi iiigais'Iied-looking' garments, tlie short length coat, is again in the lead, cutaway styles and others witli somewhat square etfect; lAnln tailored slcirts with side pleats. Two-tone Whipcords, grey and tan and hlue and black, combination three bntton elTect: tan and brown tweed mixtures, silk lined; navy serge wi til neat edging of pique or deep re vers. Prices ranging from $20.00 to .$35.00. >^ THE COATS Are extrcm(>ly novel and attractive, with the new "Johnnie Coiat" as a leader. The materials are of the same texture as used in th^i coats Avitli exception of Sea-Shell cloth of a deep grey color approacliiing a toupe shade; absolutely waterproof. Two-tone Whipcord, two sihades oT fawn, Cojienhagen and black, another model tan and grey. Price $15.00. Come! .Look them over if there is anything yon especially like, and have the garment placed aside for a few days. Now is the time for the best selection. NEW DRESS GOODS WUlpcoids, Seiges, Bedford Cords, J'weeds, Blue and Tan shades much _i_ in evidence. AND SUITINGS TWO DAY SPECIALS Corset Covers Semi made, of dainty stripe or chock dimity, extremely fine, beautifully emliroidered; two qualities only. 80c values 65c. 65o values 50c. Neckwear and Belts A Clearance of lawn Jabots, Wash Belts and Collars; this line must go; usual 25c and 30c value*.. Special 15c Window Shades Perfection shade, oil finish cloth, 37 x 0; usually sold at 7Bc and considered good value. Special 55c. Children's Knit Wool Suits Assorted colors, sky, navy, brown, Knickers, Jersey and Cap, Imported direct from Leicester, England. Values now 12.25 .. . $1.75 .|!3.00 ... $2.25 13.50 ... $2.75 Bed Spreads Imported direct from England, 62 x 85; colors, red, bins pink- $1.25 values. 75c each WHITE SATIN, SPREADS Of neat pattern; value. $2.75 $2.35 each Lace Curtains Cream, white or ecru curtain; Nottingham lace or Bungalow Nets, good value at $8.00. Special $1.50 Men's Negligee Shirts Several lines thrown in, cotton fabrics or flannel; all first quality sbirtd; some a little soiled; $1.25 to $3.00 values; Special 75c cjach Children's Ribbed Hose Knit ribbed, wool hose seamless, 2Ec values-Special at ' ,> 15c pair;,' SHOE SALE CLOSING STRONG Mjfe The Bentley Co., Ltd "4 UTILIZING FLAX FIBRE IN CANADA Prbdilced 1,500,000 Tons of Flax Straw/ In 1911-Chemical Rolling WALTER EVES IS A 1 IDIOT THE BOYS ORTHE OLD BEIGADE ' The Gu^rd of Honor at the opening of the Ontario Legislature, was drawn from the Royal Gro,nadler8, and some of the met) In the Guard fought v/lth regiment In the North-wesr Rebellion, 1885, sis well as theSouth African war. The Royal Grenadiers claim to have the largest proportion of real v/ar vet-, erans still In the ranks, of any of the Canadian volunteer regiments. (Lower picture) SILK eTOCKINQS DEMOCRACY AT ONTARIO LEQIS-LATUBE-Col., The Honorable Sir John Gibson, Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario,; appeared at the opening of; the Ontario LeQlelature In a new WIndsoV. uniform-this being his Honor's first appearance In silk^^atooklngs and knlck-erbookers at thIs;fun&tlon, there was a good deal of comment. In his political can:ipalaningil8iy,s Sir-John'was regarded as Very ,much of a democrat-i ln;Som,e quarters i|ide'edrr he was. considered a radical.. .The Picture' shows' hlmde'Bcpndlng the'-stops'.pfithe Ontario Legislative Buildings, with his military secretary, Mj^or. Caldwell, lending. Winnipeg. Feb. 20.-Walter -Ev?8 was yesterday afternoon committed to stand trial at the coming assizes for the murder of Mrs. A. M. liandcock. A pitiable sight. Eves sat /through t]ae hearing for nearly two hours without realizing for an instant what was going on. In the. end, when the commitment took place, his counsel, C. y. Williams, had to make the plea in his hehalf, the prisoner's mind being an> entire blank as .to,the happenings in the court room. Throughout lie sat still, beside .his guard, humming, dnglng, moaning and wbisfllng, Fresh tea is all important. Ten �Weeks after being picked In the.tea gardens oi; the Island of Ceyloti (the finest tea producing coifntry in the^ world') "Salada" reaches you, The flavor of tea consists in an essential oil, Which deterioratea rapidly with age; In order to preserve the delicious flavor' of "Salada;' > Tea It is paclte'a in sealed lead packets (never sold In bulk) guaranteeing you a sup-erltf?.te|;;:lfl,flavor, quality, purity and; economy in use. During,a^recent visit to Ottawa, W-J. Roblnslon, a British subject 'resident at Chicago, and an auth'orlty on the growth and manipulation of flax, was good enough to furnish this ofUce for publication In the Census and Statis-tlca Monthly with a statement respecting a newly-discovered process, which it is claimed, rendefs possible the utilization of the flax straw now annually ..'wasted and the establishment in Canada ot an important linen man-utacturing industry. Difficulty of Rotting ' "The only obstacle," Mr. Robinson said, "in the way of producing good spinning and weaving fibre from the flax g-rown In Canada and the United States for seed aloue lies In the question of a proper method of letting the fla.'c, In order to get away from the deleterious gums, which m Canada: wh�r*,the. ,wfe they ,had . b6ej!i_ trained - Jr^oai.' ^^f'lK" " youth  was unknown. . ^ iS'^'Si.'' � Plenty of. Straw " - "Canajda Ih 1911 grew 1,600,000 top,*: of flax> straw, which str^jW .wouldfl�jf** yieldedvunder,. lianlpulitioa- : 30ftp^?p^|' tons of commercially Spinnable flaX,4ft; fibre. The flbre at Canadian prices would have yielded last year tll',866,-000, while the entire value of tye.' peas, buckwheat,. mixed grains and k^;,; flax in 1911 was only $33,948,000. , "It is hoi>ed that ..the government will make a' closc Investigation J intOs::,iv these statements and figures;,and try to obtain, for Canada the results poS-K..; sible under the Inauguration of a flax' and linen Industry in the DonUnlon,.'-; which would affect every part of the ' country, because, as has been:pro'vedv.i.;' flax for seed and flbre can be grown , In every part of the iaomlnion of Canada that has been Woken to igrlrs.i; culture from the Atlantic to 'the" Paciflc." - ' i E. J. 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