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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 29, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, January ao, 1013. THE LETEtBRWaE DAILY HERALD Patre 9 at every individual stage of its preparation ........ I! 0BIL0N TEA, if'S SO CLEAtf, if OOOtDN'T BB OLBANBR BLACK, MIXED OR NATURAL OREEN SEALED PAOKAOEH ONLY REFUSE UB8TITUTE8 02 FREE Sample mailed on enquiry-Address: * S At AD A', Toronto THE LOAN SHARK RATE IS 397 Judge Lanuis in Chicago Forces } Some Very Startling Evidence . Chicago, Jan. 28.-Following a grilling in which the methods of , loan agents were disclosed Federal Judge Landis yesterday granted an injunction restraining the owners and employees ot seven loan companies from tiling assignments of wages against Alvln F. Bredshall, 3322 Warren Ave., a bookkeeper who is bankrupt. ; /The judge personally conducted the. examination of the loan agents. It w%| shown'. by. the. testimony that Interest of--397 per Sent.- � y�6rji.w&.' made in one instance. Judge; Landis also, foroed admissions from several of the witnesses that they are church members. F. B. Helb, manager of the, National Loan and Trust company, 35'south Dearborn street,, was the witness ^ho admitted the Interest he  .'charged Bredshall amounted to 397' per .cent, a year.: Helb testified he charged Interest at the rate of 10 per cent, a month.-Judge Landis was not satisfied -with this statement and ordered the "Witness to >take a pencil and a piece of paper' and figure it out on an annual basis.' "Will you please figure out for me what the rate of. interest will be on a transaction-a^ loan of $50, payable Landis. After Helb had figured fa while he ;*'"It is., tyf -per. cent, yQur*honox~.- ~ \"1 thought yoa were Bomewhat oft when you told me 10 per cent," said* the court.  fWtty' flldn't -ybrt me to begin with tnat you charged per cent?" ?"1 never figured it ud .that way before," "Said Helb; ^somewhat sheepish-: ]y, . ;t _ , 1: ' , ' :'�:� Adfellsf/Chi/roh Affiliation 'Luman;.B. French, operator of- a. number/of Joan agencies in New York u.pd Chicago.--who some months ago was held for perjury, was examined as to his church affiliations "Christian Science church-" "What are your church affiliations?" "Episcopalian." "What particular church?" ' "I don't know the name;,, it's oh Fullorton avenue." ... "Did you ever talfc to the, rector about the nature of yoiir business?" "No, sir." . , French is re^utedtd le orie of the largest operators of salary loam agencies ip the country. Woman One'Witness Other Witnesses w�re Mrs. Martha Kellogg, manager of the Chicago Investment company, 702 Hartford building; employees ot the Selden Investment company, Mason Financial company, Chicago Mutual Loan'-com'-pany, Turner Bros., and Colgate & Co. Bredshall scheduled debts to the loan agents aggregating $200. The court entered! an order restraining, the loan companies from interfering in any way with the bankrupt's wages. Declaring the demands of a loan agency had driven him, in desperation, to Issue a financial check in payment of interest qn loans, T. C. Hor-kay, an employeec of the Chicago Braiding and Embroidery company, 18 South Market street, appeared before Municipal" Judge Scully, to answer to the charge of operating a confidence game. DEBATE ON SOCIALISM -r- TAKliS A FLING AT UNITED STATES-HILAIRE BELLOC HIS OPPONENT "Do y6u know a-man named-Kim,-b�ll?" asked the court.'. , 1,. Yes;" French answered. "He was ONE MAN wa8 KILLED .AND 'DOZEN INJURED IN FIGHT WITH MEN London, Jan. 28.-An interesliiig (lis play of debates between George Bernard Shaw and llflalre Belloc drew crowds to Quonn's Hall last night. Hundreds wore unable to gain admission. , The. two writers met In a novel debate on Socialism, each having twenty minutes of argument alternately until each had spoken one hour. Mr. Belloo opened with ten remarks: "If we do not re-establinh the Institution of property, we shall reestablish the institution of slavery. There is no third course." In spite of-thls proposition, Mr. Belloo argued thuB: "If we do not manage to distribute the means of production among so large a number of families of the state as to determine the soul and spirit of the state, then, as an alternative, we shall re-establish the slavery which compelled certain families In large numbers by' positive law to work for the privileged minority." In reply, Mr. Shaw said: '*Mr. Belloq abhors slavery. So dc I. We both want to do away with it. Mr. Belloc says 'distribute private property.' I say abolish private property." Later on Mr. Shaw said: "One hundred years ago every man in America could get property for the asking. "Now, there Is iro greater hell of slavery on the face of the earth than in the United States of America. All that has grown, not from historical sources of conquest, but from.private property. I believe in Socialism, and if Mr. Belloc thinks there is anything impractical in Socialism let him tell me what it is." Then Mr. Belloc talked some more, without becoming very convincing, after which Mr. Shaw compared Mr, Belloc to a rubber band which flew back when pulled out and released In the final bout both appeared to divide the honors of the debate. Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 2D. - Armed guards under direct command of Sheriff Judd Briiffe, swarmed today over plant'of the American Steel.and Wire company {or last night one man was skilled  and a dozen persons wounded .in-^a"gun� fight between; striking"steel prorkers-and-guards. Not a .striker was in. sight, however, order-s having been, jfcsued by their leaders* early today/fop' tnem-tp remain indoors. - . All of the men ^nd womea wounded last night were reported Improving"! Ohlof iof -Police .Barnett - was noti* ried'|ha$ several'-. of the f guards on duty at the mill' during the1 night had disappeared, and ./it.was feared jthey had been captured by strike sympathizers. An investigation was, orders cd \ � 1 k � NO TURKEY TROTS TELL HER SO "Amid the cares, of niarriurf i>>, In spite of foil afml'business sun'c, If you value yoUjt sweet v.iiV- Tell her.� so ! Prove to her you don't for^-i The bond to which your seal is set , She's of life's, sweets the sweetest yet- � ' Tell her so ! In former days you praised her style, And spent much care to win her smile ; 'Tis just as v.'fill now worth your while-Tell her' so !. Don't act, as if'She ..had passed her prime, As though to please her were a crime, If e'er'you loved her now's the time- Tell :her;. so ! She'll return for. each caress A hundredfold of tenderness ! Hearts like hers were made to bless- Teli her. so ! You are hers and hers alone, Well you know she's all your own, Don't wait to "carve it on a stone,"- Tell her so !" �  � Mrs. Laurie, of Cardston, spent yesterday with Mrs>A. E. Humphries, en route to Macleod.-, :  .  Mr. Young, of Hamilton, is spending a short time: the guest of his daughter, Mrs. W.- Price Lindsey. Mr. andMreUA. Southard and Miss Kathleen Southard-left this morning for Long Beach, Cal. f arrangements regarding the collecting of funds Cor the organization. The Mpworth League of Westminster' Church held an interesting missionary evening last night. The affair took the form of a contest, the sides heitig captained by. Miss Mabel Hi!tier and Mr. Neff, the latter division winning by just one point. The attendance was splendid and the programme a very profitable one. > . � 1 The members and adherents of Knox Church are reminded of the annual meeting, which will be held in the lectiire room at 8 o'clock this evening. Yearly reports will be submitted, and the election of officers w.ijl take place. - - - * �  Mrs. Woodsworth, Mrs. E. Butler and .Airs. H. A.-Butler will be hostesses of the social evening, which will be held at the parsonage this evening, under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid society. A good programme has been arranged, and refreshments will be served, a cordial invitation being extended to all.,.  � '� About thirty-five members attended the meeting of' the Christian Endeavor Society of St. Andrew's Church last evening. Excellent papers on a missionary topic were read by Miss Shand and Miss Hume, while a solo by Mr. Tom Donald was much enjoyed. Friday and Saturday Bargain List will be in to-morrow evening's WATCH FOR IT paper Hudson's Bay Stores Mr. and Mrs. as their guest; In .Leghorn, Italy, a wealth* Hebrew of the,name .#l;6dj|iiant'hw be: _______, ,,,_______ ___..- , queatbed a large estate to-be-.used to part owner of the Federal Loan Com-j provide a'vegetarian diet for his, chrl-pany." I dren, with the object of;accustoming 'What church doe's he belong to?' them to abstain,from.meat;*' police officers watched , CARNN.iyAL TJANC.Es/ANb �,. stopped' any suggest-tive movements Munich, Jan. 29.-The press ball/ which Js the chief event of.tf)iB>carji|� val season in "the Bavarian capital;* and is-attended by many members ot the best society,'was*thls'-yearfwatch; ed over by five police officers, whose' duty It was to prevent certain degerfi erations Of the two-step. One. stood: in the centre of the hali and shouted" exhortations and menaces to the dahc-' ers, who, ho thought, showed a tend;-ency to drop into , the prohibited' modes of dancing. - '. -'Quite a number of' persons, includ* Ing' well-known women, were actually1' marched off, blushing crimson. dedde^'to^plear out b^r'eiiH�5 stock of Dry Goods, Bbots and Sho^ ex- Pftption^lly good values; in-M^s Underwear arid S\vea-ters, Ladies and Children's Goats and Sweaters, Blankets, . >r- Comforters, felt Shpes,, QversEdps and Rubbers. We also have a large range of Ladies' Slqrte which we are sacrinc- ^ ing in Order torn to visit this store during this sale. THE CHANGE QJ^ A-LIFETIME - �.....; j- � � �;� 4i'iJ-v - ^�--;lsewlng and socials intercourse. � ThetAiberta Auxilfary.of the British Jandi-Fore-lgnt Blblef.^oclety' met at ^the> C.'A:'^agttievenlng,.iand madeJ nyoi III mm mi iilill ill Minister of France. A certain gentleman called Phemistus happened into the company of a young lady, whose light struck him. with great admiration, Cclimene (for that was the lady's name), being but of a very-mean fortune, though, of extraordinary beauty. Phemistus, who had immense riches, made many serious reflections upon this sudden and violent engagement. He could take no rest. He found himself in a perpetual agitation. But, fearing lest his passion, which he felt so violent in Its beginning, should in the end lead hith to the satisfying his desires to the prejudice of his fortune, he resolved to banish from his soul so dangerous > a pendesses. He opposed it, therefore, all he could. But, finding he could not presently overcome it. he called in a,sentiment, of glory to the assistance of his reason. He had the resolution to part from what he loved, and to go a volunteer into the army. But he returned thence more amorous than he went, ,'and visited his mistress with greater joy,, and a stronger desire. Then blaming himself, for his weakness, he made a second effort, and undertook a second voyage, which.was to Italy.  He would try,- it seems, whether pleasure and diversions wouid appease those j inquietudes, which perils and .fatigues vhole of what I have, and am, my dear Miss, Dicker, -;. _ > unfelgnedjy,. R RUSSELL. ' ' . Ash, August 81, 1743. ML FIELDING WRITER OF MANY LETTERS HAS FOUR COLUMN EPISTLE UNIONIST PAPER ON IMPERIALISM IN London, .Ian. 2!).-Hon. W. S. Fielding occupied over four columns in the .Morning Post (Unionist) today to reply to critics of his assertions' oi reciprocity. "Imperial federation is a magnili--cent drtain," he says in conclusion,... "and we are all better for dreaming it. I am one who believes that if , we have patience and arc "hot too anxious to run before we have learned to walk we shall eventually evolve some system which, though it may not accomplish all that some Imperialists desire, 'will bring several portions of the Empire into closer union. But I am persuaded that in this movement, whatever unity we may bring -abotit '� 'will- only 'be -attained' bf being content to have unity in things necessary imperial 'and by. leaving tp every portion of the Empire the;largest possible measure of local liberty! The trade interests and revenue needs of different portions bf^ the empire dili'er so widely thai, an attempt to create a uniform commercial policy for all would not help the good causa at all." �'.� . THIS LOOKS LIKE A VERY LARGE INVASION OF MUNICIPAL RIGHTS Ottawa, Jan., 29.--A claim, .which will, likely be contested by. municipalities in every part of Canada, was1 made by the-solicitor of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company yesterday, when an application by private parties for foreshore rights- on Burrard . inlet on Vancouver Harbor, was considered by Hon. J. D. Hazen, Minister of Marine and Fisheries. ^ - The Canadian Pacific Railway representatives made the claim that, as the-properties were traversed by the right of way of the railroad which skirts the shore, that the riparian rights belonged to them. 1 ; H. Woolley, an oil driller; Dr. Bell, and. Captain McCorzhick of -Pelee Island, 'were rescued at about 4 o'clock Saturday morning after drifting among the icefloes of Lake Erie for more than half a day in the mail boat from Pelee Island to the mainland, which broke down. 1 I THE i LONDON THEATRICAL  MANAGERS CLAIM THAT NO MONEY IS BEING MADE A SERVICEABLE: SUIT, TAILORED It is of' dark, iblue whipc6rd- vilth collar and irevers of/turquolse-blup' ratine.' Asthma Catarrh WHOOPING COUGHS SPASMODIC CROUP BRONCHITIS f COUGHS C01DS ............t8T*BU�H*Or18T�.. A' simple, safe and affctrva treatment for bronchial fttouMeaV without dosing t the stomach'with drugs.'. Vsed with success for thirty, years. Ths: aJff'Currylng the gnttseptla vapor,' Inspired with evety breathiimaltes breathing easy;: soothes the sor� throat, and stow the CouSh, assuring restful nlfihts* .Cresolene: Is Invaluable,:to> .mothers .with young children ana a BOOf} to, sulTenus from Asthma.: Bend ua postal tor descriptive booklet, w ACL- 0RUQ0I3TS. mgm ANTISEPTIC '.THROAT. Hfi TABtBTS ror the Irritated �mr-' throat.'.Theyi uro,simple, -effeo^lve- 'and rantlseptIo* tOt your drudillst oriirqaj' us. IDc, In stamps. Vapo Cfesplena Co. 6ZCortl�ndtfet,.H.T, , teorolnll Miles BU|!dln�;, , Montreal, Cani'.'t: ,4 London, Jan. 29--^The'atre seats in London are already, dearer than-.in New York, but the prices may l?e further advanced. ..... ., .-; George Edwards is.-.considering th6 idea of raising the-prices of stalls, from $2.50 to |3.00. . ... ' "During .recent -years," he ea1)chorn',of Mmk d^u^t^rj Mrs.,A-. G. ^BlachftaOirlkoi*, don, Ont, 'V . < .\ a* ,r 41 ;