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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, May 11th, 1912 THE LETHBRIt>GE DAILY HERALD ii � i�fii[iy|a^ on Eve of Eruption Count Okuma Points, out Dangers Pending in / Celestial Empire Berlin, Jttay 11.-Developments in China threaten  a gravo' danger , Ik/ the world's peace according'to CoU&t Okuma, the distinguished Japanese statesman and ex-loader of the ' progressive' parts', Who has written*; a striking article on , the i far eastern Kltuirtion, lot the Friedenswarte, the, well ,){LoViK German psacc and nrbfu nation' organ..; lefQr/*d^U5?8c' territory can ooly'*tn$ arortedi-'by:.the.,emphaUc and unequivocal assertion1; of the prjnr riples tjf the Anglo-.ia'panese' alli�vpe. lie hopes and believes ihat the influence aud power of the United States would be on the side of England.and Japan in maintaining the status of China against would be disturbers. The significant' passages of Mt article read as follows : "To all outside appearances the Chinese revolution has come to an v end, but in reality neither in her internal administration nor in her diplomatic relations, can we see much light ahead. - "Should the powers,., nveantims attempt, to-satisfy their/territorial ambitions at China's cost and take action'it -would mean the dismemberment of that vast empire, and complications/which can not be - foreseen will ensue. -'China cannot be allotted 'among the/powers* as Afi'ica was.' To attempt such a division would be , an operation fraught .with danger because it would vbe certain to give rise to a general clash of conflicting interests. ''" -; - . "Even the preponderant position in Manchuria which Japan obtained as the result of the war with Russia gave rise at one time tb: various surmises and suspicions. 'Indeed it Was even remembered that' Japan's tela-: tions with the United States, were strained owing-to' the former^ failure to observe the .principle of ciqual opportunity, and sthe ^Gpent'door" in those Regions, > the consequence p !. attempt K.to: establish- spheres of influence by intervening in domestic troubles or dispatching bodies of troops. Firm Standi.Needed � Vlt, therefore, behooves Japan'and Lj^reat Brij.aln -which of aR the pow-v'Ws; 'liave the -largest  interests at �stake: in;_jC;^h|na' to-take, ivery.possible meaWe/ior,: ,thV,pftserVat{on~of the empire's territorial integrity. I hope Jot this- L'easori; that the cabinets in 5TJokio,flhd: ^pilori1 will meet-.. ,the vCJiinese.situation with-'the., strongest determination to, uphold the empire's integrity and maintain the status'quo ..-throughout the ...regions of ' the-, far ^caKt.f.i! . � '� 'S- ";�;>'[ , : " "If'ihe'principles" of! the Anglo-Japanese  alliance.... are energetically and unmistakably enforced there) will be no room left for-the play of ambition or for engendering suspicions on the part of the powers* ; "The government and the people of the United Staves, which are so active in .promoting all that makes for peace,, will doubtless join cordially in the maintenance-of the principles of the Anglo-Japanese alliance. The American people will .then recognize how mistaken they were in harboring doubts regarding Japanese' intentions toward China and Chinese' territories'; If this misunderstanding on the part of some Americans can thus be cleared up and if the present revolu-tidn serves to lead China on ts thc^ road of moral and intellectual rejuvenation and gives Japan an opportunity of realizing her cherished ambition to promote the interests Which she has in common with China,-then a great misfortune Will' have' been turned into a source of happiness: "China is very much like a volcano on the eve of eruption. - Should the eruption take place the disaster will extend all over the world. "It is only by leading China atom; the path of progress that she can be saved. from .catastrophe to herself, and other powers." ... WERE 5 II 18 AT THE SHOWS FRIDAY 141*0, cMseryitlye estimate probably fl^ v�h^i^a�d'#pebple I Visited the atti-leiic^^roundtf fast night-and it is an equally conservative estimate to say that probably eighty';.percent, of them visited the shows. it .is remarkable, the concensus.of cplnlon.r with regard to the Parker shows1,' and>'lt?;fs "this;'? the, Parker sh^vr are beyond question the, clean-es^-,-highest "class, most -meritorious organization of the kifld\tp ever visit; Lethbrldge., ,TJiere are so-many things t;o?see that- perhaps, a suggestion as to t he -mast -interesting; will not be -out of; place. of his life; Mldglta, the smal- Ruckers' "half mile of Shows" wasj visited by thousands jchp gazed in,draw8 CI-ayon potraits with his feet; wonder and amugement atv^ Bveritt IJIadam Bmmett and her playful py-the ^ourte'eh-ye8^1d:itatVJDdy'-''-^o^t,>on PetB' tne glass blowers who-fash*  The PRINTERS and STATIONERS Are now Sale Agents for SHAW-WALKER OFFICE FURNITURE & SUPPLIES They "also carry a^ull assortment of legal blank forms, $3.00 per hundred, and a full line of Stock Company Requisites. , Their job printing, rilling and binding plant is kept busy, but work is never defey| ed beyond the promised day or hour. ' T The Printers and Stationers i - (R. SAGE, Proprietor) 1003- : SAGE'S STAND : -1912 lia-Bth Street 8outh Phone 1334 ion from ;raw glass the most fantastic creations that delight and please the eye; the mammoth cage of monkeys of nearly eyery species and the other varied attractions proved a most potent drawing card and excited- the most pleasing comment. Leota offers several splendid Illusions. One of the most beautiful features of this entertainment Is Parker's electric fountain of real water. The entertainment is decidedly out of- the ordinary. Decidedly the best is the leviathian or the floating In mid-air illusion. This is accomplished under a bright light and is truly out of the usual run of illusion^ thatjitiis sure the week. It is the best thing have ever seen of the character, i' The Dixie show, or as it is commonly called the old plantation, IS jconi-posed of a score of colored boys and gir|s all- of whom are sweet singers and.clever dancers. This bIiow is/nice ly costumed, the jokes are newy the music good and will undoubtedly come in for its share of the good business that prevailed last night. All of the shows and the free attractions and a half dozen bands are features that go to make up the truly greatest carnival we have ever- had within the boundaries of Lethbnidgo. So turn out. in large numbers- tonight and help the: Lethbrldge Citizens MO DANGER OF AID TO FARMERS ANYONE WOULD KNOW BIG IN-' TERESTS' GOVERNMENT WOULDN'T DO THIS Ottawa, May 10.-Aii authoritative denial, is Riven to the report- in the /foronto World that the government will shortly by order in council reduce the duties on agricultural implements, lumber, cement and several Other items of tariff schedule. It is pointed out in this connection that the governor-general in council has no authority* to make general tariff i usual I Mil UL. 111UD1UIUO. LllBl ,'IIVIB .1 ...i- . , i 1 to create .much, interest during! ^ductl0ns or increases such poNyer were ^eek. It is the best thing we bc,nS exercised by parliament alone. | \y. G DATES FIXED FOR KOOTcNAV ELECTION Nelson, B. C, May lO.The date of |he Kootenay bye-ejections will be June 30th- Anounceinent has been made by Captain McMorrls, returning offlcey. Nominations May 30th. ^'Band COWLEY Cowley, May 9.-Miss. Nellie Hodg-kips, .of Tennessee, was iu- town Saturday./ ; - 'Any one wishing to take advantage of the military training camp at Calgary in June, mav do so bv signing on with Lieu I,. II. VV. Pettjt at once. A large number have signed alreadv and Cowlcv troop will sure be. heard from this year. The moving pictures at the opera house Wednesday night were about as poor as any place would allow to be shown. The music and pinging was very good. A good crowd attended. Two McLaughlin and one Kord cars were brought to town this week. H. W. Pettit and lluchanan White Bros, the purchases of (he former and Askcv bought the Kord. Six-new cars for Cowley and district this year. . i The .(..-.P.R. is going to open its I heart and supply the Cowlev Tennis; club with a couple cars of cinders to prepare a court m the right-ot-wav. They will commence the first of the week. A good season for the lovers of tennis.is now assured. R?.rs. M. A.'Murphy is very ill at her home here. THE GRAIN COMMISSION Fort William, Ont., May 10.-The Grain Commiwion leaves tonight for Winnipeg to discuss many important, matters effecting; railroad men and merchants. It will ^consider the establishment of sample markets. Professor .McGlll declared this morning that the Commission wacs anxious to know how their- -introduction-wili'mf: feet transportation, and what changes, will be necessary to handle tha situation. . . ��':-*., CHEESE FACTORY BURNED - Bissell and Sons' cheese factory (it-South Augusta, was burned, loss 97� 000. C. N. R. WANTS IT . The.C,N.jR. will offer to lease the London & Port Stanley Radial Railway, We Can Repair YOUR SEWING-MACHINES BICYCLES, ETC. TYPEWRITERS LOCKS GUNS : - All Work Guaranteed D. E. MacDonald EXPERT LOCKSMITH AND GUNSMITH Rear Sporting Goods Co.'s old stand, 412-�th -St., S. Phone .1032' �Jl. ;