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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THB LETHBRrDQE DAILY HBRAtP WEDNESDAY, JULY M. Cbe "fcetalb Siberia PAItY AND'wtEKLY tUMCRIFTION RATH per 1400 DtUT. by nail. .year...... 3 00 Wtckly. bjr yeaf.... 1 00 1252 1224 TELEPHONES Silliness Office Editorial Office W. A. John Muaging Director Business Manager !ROTTEN TYPE OF POUTICS One thought that Uie rtbuff the Roblln government recelv ed from the decent people of Mani- toba would have to atraighten up and lead a better life, but reports from the bje election. at 'The Pas Ural the old elec- tfon methods are'still betas practised .without regard to decency or fairness or anything else. T. C. Norri's, leafier o! the opposi- tion in Manitoba, is m Le Pas con stitaency. He has .issued a statement on tte situation in that riding. Mr Norris has a reputation for calmness and moderateness, remarks the Win- nipeg Tribune in an editonal dealing witt toe situation: Party extremists, indeed, criticize him for his reserve. Theretore his report to the people of Manitoba on Le Pas will have coneid entbie weight with, the electors A portion it raids: of tho polls in this division are necessarily on the Itae of the Hudson Bay railway now being built and many of "the electors are working on the line. i "1 was anxious to go out along the line and personally inspect -tue whereabouts of the polls and meet the electors Dr B. J. SIcConneH and myself made appli- cation for the privilege of running a gasoline car through the territory. I was-positively refused r.ght I then attempted to walk across the railway bridge and was met by a provincial constable who told me that if 1 crossed the bridge I was subject to a penalty two "hundred dollars. "The bridge is closed and guarded at each end by four provincial govern- ment policemen, ttars effectively keep- ing any of our people, out of the north ern territory, where there are about seven hundred voters en the lists. Tine government workers have access to this territory whenever they wish to go. "What Uie result of these tactics be can easily be imagined Wlhat chance have we with polls away out in the bash and no scrutineers? Tiers is no war to got into tte terri- tory eicept over ttie railroad, as there IB nofc a. road In the whole ter- ritory. We are kept here, in The Pas Kke bens in a coop. I am putting the case very mildly." After reading t2iis statement of af- fairs it must be concluded .that poli- tics rotten-iii Manitoba. '.One thing certain, according to the brillia Packet, is that the more beef goes up the less beef will go down. R. -B. Bennett, M.P, rode in the car. with Princess Patricia, which is much, better tihan travelling In Uie company of Bill and Dan. Sherlock Holmes is the name of a new cil company aia Calgary. Won- der if Conaa Boyle invested in it on his trip west? Persian lamb ranching will bo un- dertaken near Calgary. Its fleece may be more profitable than oil though tho opportunities tor fleecing may not -be as gocd. The Cannangay Sun very well ar- gues-that "A partial crop failure this yefer should not effect the country like tie failure did in 1910. At that time the crop .was allwehad to depend on. Now ft is different; we have cows anil pigs bringing in a revenue overy ciosiii Cannangay creamery Is ipaytag out to its patrons a thousand dollars a month. In addition to this there lias been an average of well over a thousand dollars a month paic bat for hogs alt Carmangay station during the first six months of this year. This helps out when the crops do not come up to the Southern Alberta can 111 afford to ]oae young men of the aggressive and optimistic type of Harry Quinn o Milk Oliver. A true 'believer in tin country, proving 1U -worth by intelll gfeDt farming and spreading abroad gpod news, he was ever to the front promoting the interests .Southern Alberta. In'all organizations tar Oa of the commun iry Qninn wu active. He TO (Miwi worth while Hi wil likeable young man witfh a hoc land the termination CT JSSf li blow, owe who bfp well, Whut' bb friendship iM rwllwd hU uicfulneu ss. a eitl- lki lu Uw, 'I am out of politics for food. I In tend io devota my time in future to my legal declared Hon Joseph JUWtin on Ills to Bri- tish-Columbia last week, Maybe, but wa presume It be u dlflloult for Joseph to carry-out-his pledge ns for tho small boy to-keep away from the circus parade. If tha Dominion government Is to be by Hon. Mr. Nanttl at the Eucharistlc congress to be held in Quebec.this week, the Hamilton Herald asks, why shouldn't the gov- ernment send Sir George E. Poster to it at Uie Baptist con- ference, Hon. Col. Sam Hughes to preseut it at toe Methodist general conference, and Hon. W. T. White to represent it at flie Presbyterian gen- eral' assembly Ontario sometimes docs not get all the rain it wants .'and crops suffer. Listen to this' from the Toronto Star: Western Canada Irrigation As- sociation will hold a convention In August It is assumed that Eastern Canada is not interested in artificial rrigation. Why? We suffer great damage from dry seasons In Ontario, and we have plenty of water in the "and lakes that could be tored." The warm weather, combined with the failure of. the oil wells to gush, ias put the Calgary Standard into the political rumor class. In its last is- ue it names R. B. Bennett as fche Con- ervative candidate In East Calsary nd not West Calgary as usually uh- erstood. J: T. Macdonald is the Standard's guess as the Borden stand- bearer in West Calgary. As to the Liberal 'nominees the Standard ___i on C. B. Reilley for East Cal- gary and J. A. Irvine for West Cal- gary, though It says it Is possible hat Mr; Relliy may run in the new onstituencv of Bow River where the Conservative candidate IB likely to he S. Mayor of Bassano. The Standard .ill likely have.a.number of guesses ret-to it guesses right. Speaking of .one of the foremost women in the. States, the Bradford Republican has a !0lumn article on her success. The Carlstadt News prints the opening paragraph, by way of showing that iven the, fertile spot aronnd Devil'l Uake, North Dakota, had its testing ime. One cbiild easily imagine 'he was reading about- Alberta: "Twenty-five years ago many home- iteaders abandoned their claims in s'orth Dakota and returned to the east. It was during the 'dry yoors' when pioneer life seemed very hard and many. were, unable to withstand the pleadings of-the folks back home' who kept urging them to neave their newly acquired land' and return; to civilization.'" Today'the Devil's Lake country is one of best in North Diknta.. (Ydur Health Question well is largely a matter of keep, ing every organ normally active. Livers that slow down and stomachs that falter need this famous tonic ative At ill urf flora tlroigu- tke ABBEY'S VITA TABLETS The Beat Nerve Tonic IN HEART OF CITY HOTEL SAVOY SEATTLE in tho centre of thlngi-thenlrol atom on both ftulldinit Bbolutelyflreproof-ceecRtei'teel 1 piarolt. City Enjineor Currltt ot Ottawa has retired. Aid. R. G; Spottord, of Port Arthur. dropped dead while attending an Odd- fellow's decoration lervlco Dr. Alexander McLaren, a well known, Glemgarry'practMioner, is dead at' Lancaster. Twelve at }10, 000, were H. J Lawrence, near 'Athabasca Landing. Work bas been' conimenced on -the new union depot onto. Rev. S._a Praser, of S, has been'called to the Preabyterlan cuiurh at smith's Palls. Jota Soper McKay, formerly Of Woodstock, Ont, died at Nelson, B. Recently two English ministers for- merly stationed at Longford Mills and Washago, parsed Rev. C H. Brooks and Rev. Fred J. Foot. The Misses Ross and Carrie Stod- dard'Of Welland 'bave been left 000 by a-millionaire relative at Mere- dith, N. H. S. B. and W. Codd are mentioned as possible Liberal can- didates in the new Federal constit- uency of North Battleford, Sask. Archibald while adjusting hay-lifting machinery in his father's barn at Elftida, near Hamilton, was killed, by a weight falling' upon his lead. French Canadians think that one of .he vacant senatorships in Ontario hould go to'them. The names .of Hon. Dr. Rheaume and Dr. J. Cha- iot, M.P. of Ottawa, are. put forward. PICKED UP IN 1ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN The gross value of the estate left jy Benjamin Aitman; founder of -tine E Altraan Co., New York, was' exclusive of the Aitman foun- dation. New York realty foldings iiere are valued at Four experienced Petrolea oil. drill- ers, George Haley, William Meafs, Jcffln Dodge and Alex Watson have gene to" Egypt, wihere tfhey'wiil enter :he services of a British oil corpora- tion. Wm. Bartrup Eowmanville, a chauffeur, was almost instantly killed when, his car, containing Ellas iTjlmm of Darlington and his wife and dlugh- er, overturned at a sharp turn near Oakville. ias ordered "a partial and under Us terms, aceoidlng to the embassy here, re i .isis belonging to eight arm} corps nust immediately maKe arrangements o go home and .take up arms. BRITISH FLEET Portland, July British fleet sailed from heie toda) or an unknown destination. No In oimation could he obtained fiom aial officials as to the ements of vessels.. RUSSIAN' .CAPITAL. V1LDLY EXCITED St. Petersburg, July pat- Idtic demonstrations took place am- ng the populace of St. Petersburg to- and report from Moscow state iat similar manifestations 'occurred here. It was announced today that In 'alta and the surrounding districts a the .Crimea, a state of reinforced rotection, or a modified form of mar- ml law, had been proclaimed by the overnment. iLL EUROPE 'REPARES FOR WAR Louden, July tthil- Austria- Hungary was preparing .today to trike at Servia, against whom she of! peaceful relations, and it hopoj the mamtaing a moderate and quiet Mil- declared war, the rest of penai German government shares. the he European nations, although still ot Rus51a for the maintenance of hoping that the conflict would Is ocalued, were getting read) for the reater war that must, ensue in case iussia should intervene on .behalf of he small Slav nation. The state of the stock market in showed that the situation was considered graie Anxietj was he British fleet at Portland to sail or ,a destination..not revealed. Despatches frpm Vienna showed the movement of Austrian forces toward hs Servian frontiers was proceeding teadih, hut a strict censorship con- cern.ng the military movements pre- the rc-ops from Traces of radium-bearing ores have found in small quantities in Maissoneuve, Wakefield, .Villeneuve and Murray Bay, in Quebec, and .at Mauunse and Snowden, in On- tario. Hon. W. B. Nantel, minister of in- land revenue, will attend the Regional Eucharistic Congress to -be held as Ste. Anne des Plaines on Saturday and Sunday next It is stated, in La Patrie (the Conservative of Montreal, that Mr. Nantel will repre sent the government at the big con- gress. Provincial detectives made a de scent upon the contractors' camp of Grant Smith Co. and McDonnell, who are constructing a huge aque- duct at Brcote, Alberta, for the C. R., and as a result the contractors were fined in police court TUie charges were for selling liquor and for keeping a. poolroom open on Sun- day. It is announced that Mlllicent, Countess Cowley, will shortly marry Major Duberly. The Countess obtain- ed a divorce from Earl Cowley In July 1913. She was divorced by her first husband, Sir C. Hartopp, named Earl Cowley as co-respondent She then became the wife of Earl Cowley. Earl Cowley married some time ago Mrs. Barton, who was named by Mllli- cent, Countess Cowley, as co-respond, ent in her ddvoree suit In the election of civic controllers at Ottawa, occasioned by the unseat ing of the whole board owing to ir regularities in the conduct of .the.Jatn nary election, but one of the former members were -returned, Joseph H Kent Tho new men on the board are Thomas Olirey, Napoleon Champagne o.v-M. L. A., and Donald H. Maclean The- con'lirollera-elect are all support I era of Mayor MoVelty, while boart turned out first by the -people's vot, opposed him In policies with the ex ceptlon of Mr. Kent. E. II. MacN'al Dr. W. H. Parent and J. S. rielsoi went to defcaia with Charles O. Poj per, who was their running mate li tlllH ttlScUuft TROOPS CONCENTRATE TODAY ON BOSNIAN BORDER CONTINUED- FROM FRONT PAGB, AMERICAN HUNGARIANS M vrrv CALLED TO COLORS RUSSIAN ACllVin Washington DO July 20-Official Another danger has arlsfn owtig lotlce to Auitro-Hungartans in the to the uneasiness in Germany at tne United States subject to milltaiv sei- preparations being mode by Russia vice In thefr "the country, calling along her ion wr. Ordinarily it is hem to the colors, was b.lus sent pointed out. Germany .be United States-that the Emperor ad virtue Vienna and the Russian Poles have" 'organized a revolution .and blown up magazines, but no confirma t'ou of this has come to1-hand from other sources. RUSSIA MOBILIZES ARMY IN SOUTHWEST "London, July mobiliza- tion of the Russian' .troops in the southern and southwestern districts ordered bj the Russian war of- fice-last night, according to despatch- es received here. It Is argued. in official .circles that although this action dangerously dim inislied the chances of maintaining Eu- ropean neace, It does not necessarily imply a rupture of relations between Austria Hunsarj and Russia. The hope is still expressed thart some Bu- ropean poiver may yet succeed in bringing about ah understanding be- tween those two states. PEACE NOTE STRUCK BY GERMAN PRESS Berlin, July 29 Noi th German Gazette, the official organ of the gov ernment will publish in its evening edition the follow ing comment on the International situation. "The peaceful tone of the official Russian" communication issued yester- finds a lively echo here The Im- The Firestone Tire Co.. Of Akron, Ohio Wants responsible party to handle .'.i I ......Ji.a the Firestone Auto Tires and Acces- sories on good commission. Security necessary. Write to C. W. Johnson Territorial Agent Box 51, Cranbrook, For Particulars INQUEST WILL BE HELD BY COR- ONER PINCKNEY THURSDAY ON ucreased by of orders to destination-: oE reaching the. outside oriel All tte "-Austria and Hungar- railways '.vers-taken over-ycster' ay lor military traffic. USTH1ANS ARREST SERVIAN RESIDENTS Vienna, July 29 Servians li- alle to military service resiiling in Austria-Hungary are being arrested ami handed overdo the military prisoners of war.' SERVIA ACTIVE IN..MOVING TRflOPS the iRcneral pub- ic was suspendod Serua, it inown, was juSt -as active m moving itr troops Strops forces -ftere de spatehed to -the i fortified towns "ot and Uzhltza on the Bosnian rentier, and to Svilaknatz eastern part ol-the country, the whil strong divisions oi volunteers rein- forced by regulars were gathering the river Drina near. Losnitz tiie Bosnian frontier. WOMEN OX LINE The Montenegrins were also making had stationed a mountain batters? preparations and with near Prihok, .were busy juilding earthworks. AVIATORS BUSY LOCATING ENEMY Servian ond Austrian aviators at JID same time'were flying along the [rentiers trying to locate the posi- tions of the opposing forces.- As far as a general European war is concerned, diplomats. in Londco, Blairmore, July again the little cemetery 'neath the shadow oi the Turtle Mountain at Blairmoro, disturbed irom its quietness, when the bodies of L, Agastmo and M Flossetti, the two men who ipst their lives m the unfortunate Belle- vue were laid 'to rest. Close upon 500 members of the lo- cal Miners' Union followed their late ruiaiiuub, tuiu n< people support it bylconirades to their last resting place, EMPERORS EXCHANGE TELEGRAMS ABOUT CRISIS Berlin, Julj William today sent to Emperor Nicholas of Russia a telegram concerning the In- ternational crisis The message crossed on its way to St Petersburg a "similar telegram from Emperor Nicholas to Emperor William. AZJSTKIANS FIRED ON SERVIAN MERCHANTMEN _ London, July telegram from Premier Pachitch of Servla to the Seman legation in London registers a formal complaint in regard to the Austrian attacks on Servian merchant vessels on the Danube It sajs: The Austro-Hungarian military ana-civil- authorities fired-throughout the day. on July 26, without the slight- est provacation from .our side, and damaged thjee of our trailing vessels at Kostolatz on the Danube. The Servian flags were hauled down and replaced by the Austrian colors. There however, no casualties." iND GERMANY SEND. TROOPS TO BORDER Berlin, July 29-Military activity on tlij Russian side of the Irdhtier is confirmeil by many evidences which have reached the ears of German of- but it was stated here .today that no mobilization order had been issued by the Russian war office. .Private reports from the Russian frontier say. distinct; indications of Russian military activity have been noticed. Russian regiments which have hctn moving forward to occupy such important points on the frontier as Wirtallen, Russian Poland. The regiments have hecn served with 35C rounds of ammunition per man, while hasty purchases of forage have been made for the cavalry. A number of German regiments have been moved toward the frontiei as a precautionary measure. The men wear the new gret service uniforms and carry their field equipment.' There was the most intense activ- ity in diplomatic circles here today, while they confess the situation but no tangible developments were most grave, believe there is hope oil reported. The German Crown Prince averting a conflict so long as -the arrived at Potsdam -today and a fam- Austro-Russian "conversations" con-, ily council was afterward held in the iinue at St. Petersburg. j.ncw palace. Duke Will Do Some Fishing on His Banff Visit REV. EDWIN SMITH GIVES UP ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH PAS. TORATE Calgary, Alta., July Vice- party including the Duke o Cor.naught, the Duchess and the Prin JIaclcod July Rev. .Edwin cess Patricia left Calgary late last Smith, M! A., has resigned night after spending the day on the pastorate of St. Andrew's jump. The visit to the oil fields was Maclcod, and prcachca his farewell a.fiaturc of their visit. They .went sermon on Sunday last 'before big from here to Banff, where the party congregations at holh morning amlj.wH stay for two weeks. It is under evcnins services I stood that I he Duke wishes to do n iiru upon all sides 'eMdence oi deep could be seen. In addition to the members of the of tho coal company's officials joined in the .long procession, with at Jeast a score of rigs follow- ing the wake The cortege presented a pathetic anil sad sight, as it slow- ly wended its way to the graveyard The; funeral was -made necessary today, owing to the had nature of the disaster, the Inquest being post- poned till Thursdav, when a full and exhaustive enquiry will be made. Coroner Pinkney will1 -the hearing. HARVESTERS' EXCURSIONS Toronto, Ont., rail- ways today announced their usual cheap harvester excursion rates from Ontario to the. west. BELFAST HONORS CARSON London, July is conferr- ing the freedom ot tha city upon Sir Edward Carson. CllNARD LINE i! CANADIAN SERVICE "AUSONi'A" I Gymnasium, bmaldnc Room, IMainc Siloao, "ASCAN1A" One-elms (H.) and HiM only carried, j The One-Claim Cabin aceommodatlou I Includes; I, I'romeuartev, Dranlns .Boom, Library Staterooms Services also between' New Vnrlc, Mediterranean. Adriatic. Boston. Uneenrtoirn, Llwerpool New York, Fisncuard, Liverpool. The Fastest Passenger and Mail Service InMno World. AQUITANIA LUSITANIA MAURETANIA For Information apply Railway or Steamship Agi THE CUNAJtD STEAMSHIP to any t. or P CO. X 304 ST., S. B. Mitchell, Agent, Ltthbrldge, Canadian Northern Steamships Limited MONTREAL, QUEBEC AND BRISTOL' NEXT SAILINGS TUESDAY, JulX Mth, R. M. 8. ROYAL GEORGE TUESDAY, Aug. 11th, R. M. S. ROYAL EDWARD TUESDAY, Aug. 25th, R. M. S. ROYAL GEORGE TUESDAV, Sept. 8th, R.M. S. HOYAL EDWARD. Newest Wireless invention for safety, comfort and convenience. Ask any Rail or Steamsliip agent or write A. H. Davis, General Agent, 583 Main Winnipeg, Manitoba. CANADA L.INE: DIRECT TO COMTINENT MONTREAL, QUEBEC HAMBURG, BR REMEN OO AUG. 7 RALLANZA AUG, 14 And rejularly thereafter etxn en class on this iteamer W. M. MACLEOD Agent 333 Main St., "Winnipeg, Man. OF CANADA Money Orders Issued by the UnionBankofCanada can be convenieru'y se- cured, safely forwarded, readily cashed, and are inexpensive. Issued for any sum up to at a Payable at any branch of any Chartered Bank In- Canada, Yukon excepted, and in the principal cities of'the United States. GRASSY LAKE BRANCH LETHBRIDOE BRANCH A. B. KING, ActlriB Mtnagtr 0. R. TINNING, Manager chinch by the as-! or.e of the mountain lakes. Alter the 1 of'stay in Danfi_ the party will proceed the coast.' I _____by- the Rev. Dr.