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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday. May 25fli, 1912 DAILY TTEBALD', MORE I.THANTHF RDINARY AUSTRIA-HUNGARY IN CONFUSION JdRWED .STRIKERS ATTACK THE POLICE AND DESTROY MUCH PROPERTY FRANCE'S HOPE LIES IN MOROCCO Gen. Lyantey Sent Out to Clear Up a Bad Mess Paris. May looms up France's most diilicult colonial problem. Tlmi is saying much, for Prance's experience is only second lo that ot Great Britain. The recent savage massacre of French military officials at at the very moment when France was istab'ishing u protectorate was powerful indication to the French of the .difliculties [o lie mei and con- iiuered before the wild Moorish tribesmen to whom war is a diver- sion can be made over inio peaceful .lid successful children of France. At once was seen the need of appoint- ng an experienced and capable hand to take the helm of the tremendous work of protectorate organization. This man, France believes, has been in General Robert Lynutey. who has achieved a reputation as a skillful, untiring officer and an adroit organizer and leader of men. General 1 Budapest, .May 'lighting tfcctween the strikers, on one side and [Abe police and the troops on the oth- fer took place again yestcrdav in I Lynutey was born at Nancy in 1854. feudappst, although the strikers" had j He passed rapidly through var- ten ordered hv the labor leaders to I lous grades of military education and cease thctr Agitation arid.' return .to a- captain in ISS2. hater'" The strikers used revolvers ami ;fones and other -missiles, while the :roops replied with volleys from their :ille's. Many persons, on both sides rere The strikers were worsted. The mob. continued its wrecking tac- iics and -much damage to property re- iiiiteri. Street, cars were overturned nd windows smashed and their looted and in one instance a .set on fire. t pt le The eoveinment last nijchl' inducnd' hc'eiri-plorcrs to take hack-rlic lock- d out mrtal workers and it wa; thought (he 'trouble at an end. tAnothcr'riot, however, broke out in the Ouere Wasner Boulevard, Uhc second in this district during the (Way. The police finally suppressed it .and arrested 140 of the men demon- .-fctrantSL i'took place ycstcr- Hay in several of the provincial towns of Hungary, hut no serious, 'disturb- ances arc reported to. have -occurred. went to iudo-Cbina an Chief of I In Bureau of the Koiiiileut General, nn (here met'the famous General Ga lieui. who tator took him (o Mudugus car. General l.yuntey some ti work in pacifying and 6rgauiy.ini; th districts of the .soutli of that. Islaiu services in "Tuuls au'd AU was followed by the appointment commander of the 10th army corps o France, lie has written on colonial services and upon the social development of the military of ticer. A recent study of the lattet created groat interest it military and lay circles. Kmjit William of Germany was so struck by tho long of the article that h wrote to the author tu consratulat him and at the same time 'to take issue with him on s-sveral points. Once the picturesque Arabs become devoted lo France, it is believed that France "tvill find in them a superb ad- dition to her colonial army. Moulay Haiid, the Sultan, thinks this is true, but h-o warns France that the process of courtship must be slow .and can- tious. Above all, the Mussalmens in Morocco, must be left unhindered and uninfluenced in their religious be- liefs and practices. Any encroach- ment by missionaries-or others will, h-e thinks, be disastrous to French intevests. M: K: COWAN, K.C. The Man who is Fighting the Battie of the West for Lower Freight Rates work before thw Itallwuy Board.'And that te no doubt why.he wae able t prepare his against the railways more expedkiotisly than the other law- yers. Mr. Cowan is now a member of the Hoiuty. Ulaokslock legal Mnn. of Toronto. He docs their counsel work In tho big cases. It was he who had charge of -tin; conspiracy cast1 against .lie Fnnnerw' Hunk, heard at Lindsay. In seven days IK- examined forty-rbi-iio witnesses. Then the other side threw up their ha-nds and facts were produc- ed which revealed the true Inwardness of tho bank's affairs. ICuough has been written to roveal the make-up of K. Cowan, who Is watching the in- terests of -the clevor, capable, hard-hitting lawyer; a successful lend- er of forlorn hopes; a master of start- egy. if every other lawj'er on the Plain people's side of the case were eliminated then- would be no occasion to worry, for Melmlon K. Cowan Is out .to do he is alto- ;ether likely to succeed. Page: 10 I WHY WE ARE ALWAYS BUSY, WE SELL IT FILLING UP THE LAKE IN PARK (Grain Growers' Guide) That tlie Alberta and Saskatchewa governments made a wise move wue they asked Mahlon K. .Cowan, K. C Toronto, to represent them in the gei inquiry has alread been .a he Is: known by a legion of friend and acquaintances, is .about the lives legal wire in tha Dominion today. H has got both hands on the crank am he is bound to get results, or some thing will go to smash. As a mattei of fact he did get results at once am while the counsel appointed to repre sent the Dominion Government wen still figuring on..their line of action "M.K." scored quickly and imexpeet edly and quite took away the breatl of the Dominion Government counse and the big array of lawyers who ap peared before the Railway Board on behaK of com pantes. It happened in" this way. The brief from the .two western 'governments was offered to Mr. Cowan-ahum. -March j 1. The Railway Board had fixed on In 166 days, from yesterday, jf w i ter i the Crate1; of 10 j second, Henderson Park Hake will full.: Water was turned in from the i ditch' for the. .first time iFrid'ay "-eVening, the flume- and th ditch lo the lake having just bee completed that day. So far the vo nine of water running through th j fflume not large, hut Enginee Blanohard expects to. have it iucrea_ cd to ten feet per second when th volume of 'water in the irrigation Increased to normal, which will "no be for some time to come. Roughly speaking, there will be GO cubic feet of water in the lak when it is and with the w'atf running in at the rate of ten feet pe iecond, for ten hours a .day, it wil nearly 175 days to fill. Making provision for the; evaporation, the flake will not he full this'summer. The piers for the rustic bridge over tthe two sections of the lake are al D place, and the floor will be planked ihortly. The flume which carries the water pto the. lake Is of steel and Is 1050 feet n length. All work at the park is regressing Vapidly, and the people-of 'Lethbridge soon have another 'place -of for the summer ,ays. THERE NO REASON WHY WO. r MEN DREAD CHILD- BIRTH NOW. 19 MoMi.ri' Cordial or H.rbil l Wnkes childbirth, way; and insures and' rapid recovery.. Coniial i compound of certain Indian herbs, In tbejr proper proportions, 5 and contains no drujra or harmful MothirV Cordial or Tonic feeildjis being" a blessing to expectant i Mothers, la also a potent remedy for j all woman In a rundown condition. In addition to Us- tonic properties It 13 an excellent blood purltler, and aervM I to clwir (he complexion as well as Improve general health and good Davldion, Feb. 21at, 1912. Dtar Mri. Currah. I am wrltlnr you for another box of Uly and a box -of the Herhnl 'Tonic, incloainjr ah order for Two Dol- for same. Pleaae forward same ,to me. 1 find mi occasional mo of the Orange Lily helps me iind the Tonic a good spring- builder. Yours sincerely, MRS. J. W. A. A package of Mothers' Cordial or Herbal Tonic Oasts a month. At your or by mall, 11.00 a pack- age. postpaid, or 6 packages for particulars K Co., Windior, OnL Mr. Cowan was on hand ,and promptly asked counsel for railways to assume the responsibility of showing that their freight rates in the west are not loo high. Thte the legal representatives of the transpor- tation companies firmly but politely declined to do. Mr. Cowan did not make any threats, but .he quickly de- cided on a line of action. The rail- ways were asked to submit a lot of information and were given until Ap- ril 10 10 do it. When the case was taken ii'ii again on that date, Harry Whflla, K.C.. chief counsel for the Do- minion Government, announced that all the statements asked for had not been furnished, and suggested an ad- journment. But "Mr.1 Cowan had not waited for the 'railways to submit their figures. He had been digging into the freight tariff schedules on his own account and had a big broadside, ready for the railways. He announced i .liat there were witnesses on ham vhoni he desired to and tha subsequently he had a statement to submit, Mabee Backed Him Up At this juncture the railway lawyers rlcd to block proceedings and appeal d to tiie board. They argued that he case was in the hands of the Do- and that Mr. Cowan running a little Independent nqulry of. his own. There was somo ot cross-firing between the lawyers. am finite aware of the fact that 1 m an declared Mr. Cowan ehemently, "hut I 'am going to stay ght here till, the board says I have o get out.." The board didn't order Ir. Cowan "to get out. Chairman Ala- has no use for .quibbles, and he id him to go ahead. Then Mr, Cow- n gave, an exhibition-of the dynamic rce which fairly oozes from his pcr- Hinlily. In exactly one hour he ex- mined, three witnesses and submit- j ted a mass of figures which showed j that' railway rates in the west1 sire j from 20 to ItJO per cenl. higher than !n the east. In conclusion he claimed that he had established n prlrnu facie cane against the railways and I hat they must now accent the onus of showing that their freight charges are not loo hish. Everyone in tho room was Impressed wllh the performance. Clmfrniim Mahce and his colleagues pul their heads togoihor for a Tow minutes. Tlhm Iho chairman announp .cd that the board agreed with Mr. Cowan, He had established. a case against the railways, and it was up to them to diptjrovo It. At tills point it is worth while noting that it was not ill! April the board met. in Toronto, that counsel for the Ho-1 minion Government succeeded" hi ing the.same thing. His Pedigree Headers of the Guide will bs inte es't'd in -sonia parricuhtrs of the nia on Uioir helm They, will no't be displeased to that he is the son of a Canadian farn He was born in .Mersea townshi Essex county, May 10, 1863, and therefore just 49 years of age.( H: father was a north of Ireland Protes ant, and a prosperous tiller of the so! His mother was ot Scotch and riuglls lineage'with a Streak'of Pennsvlvnhi Dutch. Young .Mnhalon Cowan woul probably be an county farme .oday had he not met with an acciden which cost him two fingers. His fa iher advised him not lo slick to th "arm with a crippled hand. Youn; Melmlon was 19 years of age at th1 ilost boys would have though t too hue-16 make a siart to' profession, but Mehalon aith in liis ability to catch m> with hose who had got an earlier, start. H intered Brantford Collegiate Ins.: a king up the course which leads in lie iegai profession. Later witched to the Collingwood Collegiatr nstitute. After 'three years' study ot t Brantford under Hon. A. S lardy, then Minister of Crown Lands IT the Ontario government, and latei n Sir Oliver Mowat's successor as reniier of Ontario. In September, SSG, young Cowan moved to Toronto nti entered for law with tlie firm of Ihristopher -Robinson: on lie with J. K. Kerr, K.C., now Senator Cerr, and Jas. Pullerton, K.C., then ou-asel for the City ot Toronto. In SOO he passed at Osgoode Hall and ecu me a member of the Ontario bar. r. Cowan, who was then 27 years of ge, decided to practice in Wind- where be became a partner of W. Hanna, ex-mayor of that city, ho died only a. few days ago. He emained with Mr. Harimi until lien he entered another firm of hich A. H. Clarke, the present mein- er for South Essex, who has recently oved to Calgary, was the senior .member. A Strong Campaigner Shortly before this -Mr. Cowan made his tirst venture in politics, by accept- IT SOUNDS LIKE A MIRACLE Toronto Man Makes Re- markable Claim for Invention Buffalo, May Wyatt reutice.ii Toronto electrical engin- eer, told the Central Railway Olub iere last night of some e.vperims-its vhicli he declares demonstrates con lusively that electricity transmitted or power purposes by wireless really ncreases in velocity and power the urther it goes from the: point'c-r or- gin. II-s expresses the belief that automobiles, trucks and even flying machines can be propelled by electri- cal energy transmitted by the wire- less system. Prentice read a paper to the trans- portation men .011 Train According'to the inventor, his system will make transportation safe, eliminating; every possible chance of accident; will lessen the 'cost of equipment ami make'the doub- le track a thing of the past. The me- thod now is In actual operation on the Canadian Pacific lines. "The wireless control of trains is j a block system in said Hr. Prentice. ''The arc separated one from the -other -liv- the usual me- thod of Insulated joints; A wooden (he ia laid midway between rails and runs the length of each block. the end of block ,-JSjja of wireless waves. This generator is controlled by the alternating tho block in-advance. "When the block in advance is not broken, or short circuited, the -wave is.1 send? jig along the block :in-the rear. A jroken rail or open switch will stop lie wave generator wlilcli it controls, j bus. placing the block in the rear at 1 anger, by the absence the waves. The engineer in his cab -will he ad- that something is wrong -by .the vorking of. the system. A light in his cab, which regularly burns green vill'be put out and a red light turned )n, the engine whistle is blown and he brakes applied. "That.IB done mechanically jby. the ctlon of broken' block.' The en-1 ineer may die suddenly in his tut this advice will stop the' train J nd warn others. Obstructions on the rack, interfering with the perfection E the block, will have the same cf- ect." Jlr, Prentice stated that one push rom the service button in the cab of ii engine in time of danger could ill all trains out of service. The ost of installing, the safeguard on i varies from J-JriSO to ?500. :An pparatus on the running board of e engine through wires picks' upj B message from the block. j According to Mr. Prentice, when Is great discovery is fully develop Monday Will Be Housekeepers' Pay; Be Here Bright and Early Monday we give you a chance to replenish on your bedding stock1 at a substantial saving. The prices are made low for Monday we have picked out a few specials that ought to interest those who desire to brighten up their home with a new rug orwindow.hangjng. Best English Sheetings, 72 In. Wide; Regular 50c for 4UC Full two yards wide, -the best yhceting we have Ju stock, worth every cent of its regular value, 50 yards to sell on Aloiulay Extra Fine Pillow Cases, Worth 25c and 30c; Red, to IOC 20 dozen pillow cases, 42 inches wide, 8S inches even cambric regular 25 and 30 cent values on Sale Monday only. Turkish Towels, Are Extra Heavy; Worth 75c, Red, to The new Rub-dry Bath Towels, extra large 5lx.o. good weight Sold everywhere tor Co cents nnd 75 .Monday only 125 Sheets, Large Size; on Q- Sale for Monday Only, for The best, sheet svc ever sold in an early fuHshipnienti some 25 price Yard Wide English Long- cloth; Worth 12 l-2c, for Corset Cover Em b r'o idery 10 protly patterns in cor- set cover miss