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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME V. PRICE-FIVE CENTS e, Alberta. 'Friday, November I, TWELVE PAGES" XumlwrJ THOUSAND NEW NAMES ON THE VOTERS LIST ladicate Increase'in Population of the Three Thousand Qualified to Quite a Number of Women With 3187 nuniGB appearing on ilioi franchisee! ladies, promise them the! now voters' Hat just .Issued from th ollleo of the city assessor, It wouli appear that the population of Loth bridge !s steadily increasing, and al that thb numliDr of citizens owning, property is also on the Increase. Thi 1911 voters' list contained approxi inately 2100 names, so Unit, there is au increase of slightly over one UKW Bund, during tlio year. Another little feature which ...might'be vise Tor prospective oaiull dates for municipal honors-to take uotice of is that.the numbe Jiames of ladles appearing on the is rather considerable. Whilo Leth Tjridgo does not exactly extend the franchise to the fair tsex and there- fore cannot be calle'd a stronghold of suffragettes, nevertheless the ladies have caught the real estate fever, with the result that 393. names of women appear on the Of course all these do not live here, nor do all those who do have a vote, splto of the fact that their names ap- pear on the liEt. 'Some own husbands as well as real estate, and the hus- bands do the or wrong ]y. However, there are In the neigh- borhood of 150 uf. the fair sex who can demand ihe right of the ballot at the coming elections, and if any candidate wants to make himself safe, about the only thing he needs to 'do is to call a mass meeting of the en- FOUR HUNDRED MINERS STRUCK TWO TJMBERMEN DISCHARGED Jfa 'UNFAIRLY WAS CAUSE OF demands, and tho rest hi their hands. Besides tho 3187 namee on the voters' list for the municipal elections, there is an oxtra list of about 1000 names property o'wners who have the right to vote on school matters. These either have not the to vote on the municipal elections, or they live in the school district outside the city limits. Tho liEjls will not 'bo closed until Nov. 5. There Is still time to get names on the list which have IK en omitted. Lists aro posted at the office of the city assessor and also in -Aid. Williamson's office, North Lethbridge, and all who have a right to vote should seo that they appear on the list beforo the closing date. 20 YEARS FOR GUN MAN Sentenced to twenty years In the penitentiary on the charge of attempted murder, was the fate of John McKay, who attempted to kill Thomas Oxland, of this city, last month, Before his Lordship Justice Walsh pronounced sentence, Nthe prisoner made a statement, in which he said that he was under the influence of liquor at the time he entered Oxfand's house, and that he had no Intention of doing any harm. His Lordship, in passing sent- ence, said the country was over- run with men like prisoner, and that effective means must be tak- en to put a stop to the pra'ctice of gun play. MACLEOD. DOCTOR HONORED Cabin- et yesterday jaitjjointod by Or- der-hi-Coimcii" provided by tho .Medical Act, members (9 thy Uumin- ion -Medical 'Council. They aro Dr. T. G.'huddfi-k, .M outre- al; Dr. George Kennedy, Muc- leod, Altai, Walter' BapUo, of'Victoria, B.C. The new council will hold its first meeting for orgHniza- Hun fn Ottawa, November 7. SHERMAN TO BE BURIED TOMORROW PRESIDENT AND LARGE NUMBER OF FOREIGN DIPLOMATS WILL ATTEND RUMBLE OF DISCONTENT AMONG NO. 18 MINERS Decisions of Disputes Un- der Recent Agreement Causing Dissatisfaction CHARGED WITH THEFT Oct. 31 foni hun dred nien rmjiloyed by the West Can- adian, went on strive this The trouble was caus- ed by a fire-boss discharging two With winter coming on, awl witl! tliu miners just gctl g to steady ork after the long strike oi 19-U, hardlv seems probable' that there ihould lie any taik oi a general strike tf.thc coal mintiriTof1 district.18, rtheless, the present atate-of affairs the coal camps .is such that the uic-i ititj IKGO d u giving their otiicers great deal of orr> lest some trouble should jribr which would precipitate a serious break between the operators and un- ions all along the Hue. Reports from the west are not as- the mine. These two Curing at thu present time, anil this men had put up timbers in an entry morning Vice-President Jones m and were asked by Hie ijre boss to. a. M. W- of A., admitted that Uondon, Nov. 1. Major Hughes, after examination in tho Su'nderland bankruptcy court, yesterday, was arrested on behalf of the Canadian gov eminent, charged with the theft in Vancouver of v v v REV. MR. BRYAN is NOW FORMALLY INSTALI. AS MINISTER OF ST. AN- DREW'S CHURCH In tile presence of ;i large number knock .is they wore many camps are not 'number, and adhereuts or St Au- ....t heavy enough for the imrposcJ Uaurp aftci- oarap lias applied to the The nn-n, however, claimed they had oincers to settle differences between liev- A- Bryan v.'as last night in- nscil the limber supiilied them for their locals and the companies. In dueled- into his new charge. The that particular job, and refused to some of the camps the men have gone Presbytery met at 7.30, Rev. Mr. Mini- undo their work, whereupon they vein out for a few days; in others arc on the verge of discharged. rhe men had been fired without cause, Eind are out ou strike pending Hie reinstatement of the two. caster, of Grassy Lake, Moderator, The miners decided lhat they arc on the verge 'of nn open presiding. Rev. V. Mabaiiy, of break. Altoirethcr the outlook is had. Taher, preached the induction sermon, This morning Vice-president Jones after which the Moderator inducted received a hurry up call from Belle- tha now minister into the charge, ex- vue that there was trouble on. Four tending to him the right hand oi" fel- hundred miners are on strike. They Rev. A. G. Cameron, minis- went out yesterday claiming that two ter of Kuox Chnrcli, addressed the timbennen had been unlawfully dis-i nuuiBter, and tho sermon to the pen- missed. This is merely the sequel to pie was delivered by Rev. 11. Simpson, some trouble at that camp a few ot After iho inilucticn cere- weeks ago, when Iho arbitration j monies, Rev. .Mr. Bryan was introdiic- hoard decided against the men. cd meinbers of the church by At Ii'crniu and Jlichel the vice-prc-! Eiders T. w. Patching and J. Me- sident admitted that there was a j Kean. At conclusion of the ser- TELEPHONE LINE MEN ON STRIKE Hcgiua, Sask.t Nov. j. Telephone linomeu in Moose Jaw ;md Rogina went out on strike this morning at 7 o'clock, hi both cities about thirty Utlca, N.V., for. the funeral of -Vice-Pregident S. Sherman "were completed today, The services will held on Satur- day afternoon at 2 o'clnclt, in the First Presbyterian Church, nud will be at- by President Taft and tho members of his Cabinet, senators and representatives, foreign diplomats, and government officials. Jt was at first announced (hat the services would !be held in Christ Church, of which Jlr. Sherman was a member, but as this.edlfice seats only about five hundred persons, and it was realized that it would he too small to hold the.throng that would desire to pny a final tribute of re- spect Io the dead, tho plans were changed 'when, .tho Rev. Ralph Brockway offered the use of the Presbyterian Church, which has a seating capacity of "more than three thousand. PATTERSON S INSPECTOR OF LETHBRIDGE STREET RAILWAY .SYSTEM RECEIVES BETTER POST WILL DICTATE PEACE TERMS INSIDE CONSTANTINOPLE WAI Victorious Armies Not Likely to Heed Great Powers-City in Danger] Pillage From Fleeing Lawless, Hordes From Turkey's Army--The Christians Menaced-Big Nations Send Warships to Scene Berlin, Nov. European governments have not yet agreed whether to intervene in the Bal- kan war, or to offer mediation at the present moment, or after the expected battle at Tchatalja, 25 miles from Constantinople. They have, however, decided not to wait for Turkey to take the in- itiative in asking for mediation. The meeting of the European am- bassadors at Constantinople last evening discussed exclusively the measures to be taken for the pre- vention of possible' massacres. The various schemes for the di- vision of Turkish territory am- ong the Balkan allies, which has been published, are declared by the German Foreign-office to be based wholly on guess work, as no negotiations on' the subject have yet taken place. Al lies Will Act .Together Vienna, Nov. are progress betweeu representatives f Bulgaria, Serviu, Montenegro aiid Greece, with a view to reaching an greement in regard to-their demands ii Turkey, at the conclusion of nos- Illttes, according to the Neue Freie 'ressse. As it is the intention the. four lalkan states to take joint action in Ills respect, the allies would prefer 3 enter into direct and immediate egotiatiqns with: Turkey, ibut it. is nderstuad the Ottoman government efuaes to accept thin position, and aU probability will appeal, to the uropeau 1 foi mediation It however, whether the HtUlemf by a Greek Torpedo boat in the Gulf oi Salonika is confirmed in a despatch from .Salonika. Greeks Occupy .Sumnthrace Athens, Nov. Greeks tofay occupicd thu Turkish Island ui Ssmo- Uirace in the Aegean Sea. Its pop- ulation numbers about ihoit oi whom are Christians. Story of Great Battle Sofia, .Nov. thus far of the rout of the immense Turkish have advanced from Constants Jt comprised practically the of the Turkish troops Kiiropp apait from tlie Adriaiiople, Salonika, Monastic, Jq ina, Scularifi, and a few This, grtat armv was under the( sonal coirmaml of Nazim Pasha, of anil cominander-in-chj who assisted by some ol ablest Turkish generals: The light opened with the discovei army by the Bulgarians show tliEtt; by the Turks of a number of Bui, the Bulgarian forces were, numerically I ian scouts. The Turks dri far inferior. Tho Turkish army is re-j in thmr outposts and these ported to have aggregated i closely followed bi hues of men, liMnclnded the garrison'which j skirmishers, who were succeeded had retreated from tho captured fort- ress of Kirk Kilissuh as well as the tho main Bulgarian army ID body of the Turkish troops which formation. (Continued on page HORSE-STEALING CASE ON AT THE ASSIZES TODA1 Long Drawn Out t Trial With Many Witnesses Appearing The trial of Albert Graljam. "of Car- mangay, charged with stealing (hir- Leon head of horses from byckman Brothers, in April last, was started at the vetuultn afternoon, und coutmutd ihioughcut It uot couijdetecl uhen the thai of rain toll......... the whole oi litll '.Number of days during which Building figures loo, an- sU-adily snow fell climhiiiL'. While tin-, t.otjtl Em- tlm. Total hinirs nf SUM no i month of i.s not so hours nf .initial snowfall t tin- preceding innnlh. h-ing j Total precipitation it is greater thwi tlmi (incher) 1.07 of shewing an increase of over l.ouest tfrnpcriUnri- recorded.. per cnit. Tlie total for to'Mcan Icinncr.iturc for month.. date is against Snao.OHK. Total hours nf hriirlit sun.shiiir 172.9 lust year j durinp; li'ia The total returns for would (iiulmsi u !'it of Fifth -avomits Xortli. of Tifth aveniio North ami north of the railway yards. the wire was cut. had nothing to sho hud been Btnlfn. .Juryman (Jfayton cut by-iin the horsL'E Siroki1 Ui fe the conn-r cf ihi- pastnr The Court: "Von say i canin back. l-Jow did thoy "I don't knov. oanift buck." Affrtd Lyck-'iian's Version Alfred Lyckman. a brother or" the witness, tin1 oviileiico of his brother. Witness, i on a lough phui the !oca-{ tin; lield from iho I feiK'o t or do yon tiijnl; runn'n iiv" nuo. was mi. right horses i jutit tired. (Continued on page: .'O) UPOCANADA REASON WHY PARCELS BY POST CROSSING ATLANTIC ARE NOT INSURED liar- and west, ol Twelfth of Sixth street South, SOUTH tion oi' lior.--cs a While r .Markay This has been made necessary ow- ing to tho inimlxT of vol. nrs, and Iho of iho cttyl i Io nvn horst-g l liaii a London. Xov. why eelf- Crcjii Hriiain aria cannot be insured. Postmaster' tiencnil said that tho British postal anthorfiics for years have urg- ed tlio itdnuniKtiMtion tn adopt insurance (in parcels, but. Iho j latti.v did noi. tlioir io do so. dc-j Tlie chitsf c.hHfy.ik-. ho Mtisnit'i! to tho of insurance lu tht lissitiK. .lame-Hi inland service. to nnsy bcon stolen Mr. i In hand drew !ho not I lid whorf thp ;