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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald I'linnelV. Lethbridge, Alberta, FrlrtaJ', November MEE-QUARTER-MiLUON Number 273 1RSENALFELL !MO HANDS OF REBELS the Native City of Shanghai Has Suc- cumbed NO RESISTANCE STOLE B. C. GOLD DUST London, Nov.- today u thief broke lulo the window of tlic C. K It. olllceB fronting on Trafalgar Siiuaro'and stole Sold dust ami other minerals from the British Columbia col- lection iheiu exhibited. A gavo unsuccessful chase. C.P1 SEEKING APPROVAL OF ROUTE .i. Three New Branch HE AT LONDON. ONTARIO MAY START A FACTORY HERE Dining the past few.ilays a gt-nUc- i r- LJ -I- !man fro'" lllu; Eastern Stales has ISh tO Hostilities been looking over the .city with -a view til a very important manufacturing industry here, lie-has travel led through the stales, and is visiting Ijt'th bridge on his way back ciist--.Tne company which lie repre- .sonU; is engaged in the manufacture of specially tempered steel -plpw points, anil hearing that' Lethbridge was the centre of a big 'coal area, as well as being the centre of a good f Until Pekin is Heard From arsenal and :ive city or. Shant'hm wore takvm r by the revolutionists-late Ibis irmion. No resistance was offered the authorities or such of the pub- ns remains loyal. It is expected it Sting, at the .mouth ot the agricultural community, he came-here n Sung 'river and ten'miles north'j'to look matters Me is well snnnghnl and up the river, the fort pleased with the prospects anil as II tall tonight. -It is confidently be- conipanv is now being, compelled ved that Nanking and Clilng Kiang lc produet in -Can- I be eantured by tte rebels. j cnt .omo. of the-warships landed ma- 'lie thinks that he will likclv start a' i- city before the rebels rl in Foreign volunteers n re called out and have taken every }'me. caution to protect the concessions. I ;vi1 Is reported that the rebels at Vlu I P at ls ;-hiive seized the British tug I _____ Sampson.' It became evident in the afternoon that the revo i oni-u i proposed to assume control if airs here ulthin i tima ugh iu was not thought that they lid occupj the araenil before night the'day prOETessed the revolution- flag was hoisted over all .build- s in the vicinity of th'3 arsenal, and nisands wearing on their arms the ignii of the constitu ionalljta ga red in the street The police and me soldiers made no to fere; on .the contrary fraternizing the The Tao Tail re Lines in Southern Alberta the inevitable, c'aucad notices be posted stating that the native migght be taken over by the re- utiomsfs tonight and expressing .hit the public would not tlirowjj into confusion. vt 5.30 o'clock 'all telephone and egraph communications with the will cut off The renal throng EXPELLED FROM TRADES UNION Man Who ran 'for Parl- iament Without any Sanction Montreal, Nov. sensation de in tnnles union -circles here ast. night in the expulsion.from trades mlon circles by the Montreal Trades ind Labor Council of Mr. A. Misse. Jonserv.Uive labor candidate In St. lary's, Montreal, opposing Alederic Martin, M.P., in the recent election. oumn ine renal throng The extends over a o gieitei proportiooi and in "r Jems based on the natural excitement a nunibsr of ehargre-.; or violation of the constitu- is ue e fired the government tlon in running as candidate in a po ces in the direction of the men, jlitical contest wthout the sanction and ontinucd on hick pige) against the v of the council The route map of the new C. P. R branch running from Shepard on the main lino east of Calgary through the Southern Alberta Irrigation Co.'s tract to Medicine Mat, comes before lira Minister of Hallways this month lor approval. The map' shows the lint; will cross the Bow River south of Uheadle. Then It runs in a south- easterly direction toward Qtleenstown and Lake .McGregor and then south and Hast through the Sundial country, it crosses the Dow river again about uue north of Grassy Lake and pro- ceeds into Medicine Hat, keeping lorth of the South Saskatchewan Riv- The railroad runs within about orty.fivo mites of Lethbridge and wenty-clght miles of Taber. It is tin- uerstood that this branch is to be without delay, as the C. P. H. s under agreement to that effect' vuh the South Alberta-Land Co. .It is also understood the line from Kip to Brooks, running north wi also hi undertaken. Such a lin would connect up all that country wit Lethbridge. Cardaton to Pincher Creek I he C. P. R. Is also asking for ap proval of a Hire from the A. n. I Cardston branch northwesterly to Pin Cher Creek. According -to the route map the branch leaves the A. R. i line Just west of the St. Mary's rive, and runs across tho Blood R'aserve and joins the Crow's Ne-jt 'tine ft miles east of Pincher-Station. HMINSURANCE A meeting of the executive of. the ion thorn Alberta Assoeate Boards oC "Vide lias been called to meet in iCtlihridge on -Saturday evening nextj (r. Leech, of .Taber, and Messrs. Kar- on, Magrath; Cu minings, Granu'm; nd have signi- fied Ibeir intention of being present. Several important matters wlj be dealt with among them the future policy .of the body, and also the action 'to be taken in connection with the hail 'In- surance, when tbe matter comes up before the provincial.legislature at its next session this month. Rush Aid fi> Their Troops Located at Tripoli Nov. Italians hatded ipprately yesterday to hold "the'city, 'J'ripoli asainst the overwhelming iv of Turks and Arab he Italian war fleet under Admiral Drey, which is anchored off the of Tripoli, jg supporting- the de- by hurling -aheMs into tho de-" iv hen, the ftssauUing foicps ire jsei! south or 'the city he silence of .the Halinn govern- H relative to reports from' Htaiitinoplg and'Tripoli thnt. tne !i'3 arc gaining, ia regard- here as highly significant. It is evident from the tone of the despatch es that thy fighting about the city is or a desperate character, the Turks lutivob shomiia gieat tilling ind courage. The Italians are now coop- ed iij) in the city and are menaced by lack" of drinking'walyr as tbe comes from outside the city 'wiills I IIP onlj 1 urUsh recorded 'is the capture of two light rield guns from the Turks and Arab uordes. The searchlights of the Ital- ian warships are Utept p'iaying con- Htnntly over the desert east, west DMPANY TO OPERATE LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION longer will the Lcthhridgc Ag-jfair.s.' It is ft long step-forward, for lural .Soclnly carry on Ijiisincss [in m.iking (fit1 cluuigc the Society IIIIH and south Of tho city at night to pre- vent a surprise attaclt. Italian Fleet to Act Milan, Nov. numerous cqn-: rerences between Admiral Aubrey, of the Kalian navy forces and the min- isters of war and marine and foreign- attyirs, arrangements havo hecn'intuit lor the Italian fleet to take action utun-t. Turkey in the Arphlpchigo; it: reported that this action will he Ooffiin just as soon as the ministcr or.foreign affairs can come to an agreement the powers affected for such a domunsfration. Tt Is fix- pected that 'the coast of Albania will oe STiarod in order to avoid complica- tions In the Adriatic and the Balk- ans, Turks Drove Them Back THpo'H-, NOV. R2nd Italian ni ran try was forced lo back fvoili its position by a force of Turks which appeared before tlio lino of dotenc'38 last nifilit, FnIIlire of sheila to ex- r that, nan.v. This was decided gftiicral inciiUng of tho mcmburs that, hi ordnr to put the af- London, Ont. Suffers From a.-Very Disast rous Fire Condon, Ont., Nov. moit de- structive ffre in London in a quarter OT a century completely destroyed t of the largest business houses this morning.'.' The is roughly estf mated at three-quarters of a million collars and several hundred people are thrown out :of .work. At six o'clock U the six places were burned out. Hurdom Hardware .Co., J. H. Chap man and Co., Kiiifjamill's, Brewsters ind Hoome, Corbctt and Co. o'clock a squad of night policemen wert> returning t me station to be relieved after th night's work. On reaching there the smelfed smoke but no trace o Tire. It seemed but an instant wfie tne whole interior .of the Chapma store was a seething furnace, and th names were shooting clear across th street when the firemen arrived. Fi teen streams were turned into th ojaze In very short order. in a few the flames got In to Kingsmill's dry goods store an in an incredible short time that plac or business was in flames. Fire Crie Aiken remembered! that in tha base rnent of the Purdom Hardware Com pany at rear of Cartage was 'a lot.ef.gun powder aiid. men dow to" bring the'stuff out. This was don. and source of danger got over Then they set themselves to the -task pf .conquering the blaze which hat low reached 'the proportions of ar me'rnb'.' Shortly after that the wind, -been -died down and the flames shown signs or lessening in intensity. The.walls -down and then the firemen ia'd a momentary advantage. Quick o seize the opportunity they poured ne big streams into of the faze and their work began to tell. eight oclock nothing remained but mass of smouldering ruins. Chap- mans, Klngsmiil's, Maras and Brew- ter were 'completely razed. Room's core was gutted, scarcely a vestige r their large stock remaining. The ,rront part of the building remained .miact. The same is practically true OT the Purdom Hardware Co. The loss was complete in both places but me standing walls perhaps had much to do'with the preventing of a still rurtiier destruction of business places. he fire was exceedingly spectacular. lie flames reached an enormous neight and the flimsy and otner light material furnished good material for the fire god. There were many narrow escapes but fortunately no person was seriously injured. The railing wails were a continuous men ice to the firemen ELECTED IP As its First Town's New Coun- cil Hlalrmorc, Nov.. flret town punclt of Blairmore was elected to nice on'Wednesday ot this week 'Itu H..E.-Lyon as mayor. The fol- owing-Is the result of the elections: l-'or Lyon 112; W. A. cebe 101.. Majority for.Lyon, 11. Charles Chestnut, 135; A. Sinclair, 122; J. O. Smith, 117; Ollle J.' H. "Farmer, 89 Rosse, C. B. fscocks. S5 The newly .-elected mayor, lir. Lyon, ay hold office until the end of 1912. lie 'three -getting the ghest numb'ir'.of votes, Archie Mc- eou. Charles- Chestnut and D. A. Sin- clair, may: remain-in office' until the entt- of ..1913; .while. ijle three elected councillors, J. 0. Smith, Loute until and J.: H.- Farmer, the mayor, will be relieved from such iu- ues-afthe-e'nclvofelOl? REBELS ACTIVE AT MUKDEN Toklo, Nov. llry activity at .Mukden Is. re- ported. Should tha rehejs ally- themselves with tho Moham- medau' clement the movement might -'spread rapidly through the three eastern province's. BOUGHT A BIG WAREHOUSE SITE in demand U Skeith A. MILITARY OFFICER STRUCK BLIND Nov. Conger, a well-known -military; officer at Win- nipeg has been struck blind. He felt it coming.on :fbr two days, but while in Club Saturday, night greeting friends his Bight sudden- ly left and he collapsed iu the arms of friends lie has not regained is sight-in the slightest'degree. property is hese '1 odat II J ut through a deal the en- tcrprising firm of J. U. Turncy Co., wholesale supplies and equip- ment, acquired the 75 feet on the north side ot Korrt street to the east ot the big warehouse of T. S. SCHOOLS ARE INCREASING YEARLY Sabbath School Work ia in an Encouraging Condition OFFICERS ELECTED Convention Final Day's Pro- grarnme i Thursday afternoon's session of the District Sunday School and tins linn, uh'ose Assoe.ation opened at two a service, led by Mrs. ness is rnpidh enlarging, will ntiluej btarkt, the building now on this ptopcttj [or How may make our Sunday their and later on when scflool more effective in our own business warrants, thei purpose put- 1 commum'-! was the subject of an ting up a substantial now building C. B. McKfn Their warehouse up to tiie present iias liecn located in the nld laimdrv huildin steixm NO CHEAP RATES Chicago, III Nov 2 Christ- US or 'icai s special railroad Tics will be grunted this year by be Western Passenger association ulnndi it was innounced today af- r a meeting of the association, he states in' which rates will not be are Illinois lou i Missouri, lin'ncsota, Wyoming, Montana, Nc- raslia. Colorado, Utah, North and oulh Dakota. No action regarding olidi) rates has been taken by the eneral passenger association. The speaker said that one way wu to effect a closer unit with toe home. ihis combine all the various posed 01 two popular and cner-jages, from the smallest to the largest getic young men, J B Turnej and He also as a means to this W. Mackenzie. end the adoption of the graded sjs- Mm of lessons, believing' the belt re- could be produced thereby. me speaker the superin- tendent should be a strong leadtor and not a driver. He should be over the interests In 'the He believed' also that the wacher ibould be one, who wan fqll ot loi e to CbriJt, love, for the work, mnd love for tbe ,child ,and no one snould presume to point UKJ. way to Christ unless full of that love them 'The teacher should needs and e.nvironement of ttos child, Jn order to accomplish the best re. t r i TT slilta- should be no lack'of Mis. I I Wehiend, of J II care' Ih the'.ln.tructlon'V.of Wehrend, Island, died there last tne ohlld ln earlleat M the Tuesday, agtd as a result of se- of conversions became lens vere burns c-uiscd bv an explosion increasing years The officers borne unknonn cause snould also feel a holy mission In the Mrs. Wehrend Incd for Ucnt) hours carrying out ot their various routine iftcr the -xccidcnt 1 lie deceased ladj duties And tlva singing should, in was prctt} hailh biirnod about and music, be appropriate and ace and hands lower part oi the j ibily. She attended bj Dr 1'at- A discuumon of the subject brought BURNS CAUSED LADTS DEATH 3ow Island Woman Met With Injuries TliJit Proved fatal out hinia along the tcrson, "Bow Island Mrs. s survived hj her husband and school effectivenew. daughters 1 he funeral took place passed to fBtor tta i VT maLter of the foreign population for at 2 30 p m Nov 2, at gunfl membership to the Oen. Islam! Mrs Wehrend a tral commiUee for discussion. Jongregailonallsti. on pace MINES TO OPEN ON MONDAY NEXT Although no definite word'has yet received Ihiit the; final agree- ment between Die miners'and the, er.uors has arrived 'ut, there is n founded rumor the streets 'this morning.thai the mines will rc- siline work hero on Monday morning. It n-iis learned today by the llcralil from riiliilhle soiiices Unit the horses Collieries have hecn tak- ..._ -_ _.. en Vloivn into the mine once more ai- Ulodo nuule ineffective 'tire fron'.jter- it rest of seven months, and that the Turkish gnn brought up south of 'everything is in readiness to I'JImosrl today. The Italian artillery Ko. li a inomcnt's no- silenced the guns and forced the Turks to retire. ndon, Nov. Dally Ttfe- fairs o( the exhihitioinon a' husiness lust result of oasis, .1 company: had to-he formed. L-o cat (letil of discnssibh pertaining This is permitted under the act Svapl 10 aFF.ifrs o( the society. agricultural exhibitions, Uic affairs of the society will alrpady nil thr larger cities of i lhc vevclnlion that Haltki Bey, the irricd on bv .-the- Uthbridge Ex-; Western Canada havt; "found it Vfzler' if lmPcnchcd the i i. i defence of Tripoli will declare the German auibassador repeatedly' Constantinople correspondent thuj, n ennsation has heon caused A. R. I Wheat Shipments Beat All Previous Records That the farmers along the line of e A. K. j. railway south of nndge already this, year shipped naif 'a _ million bushels of. wheat more out of that district than were ship- ped alingether in 1911, was tfva state- ment made today by one of the offic- ials of the company, and from all re- norts the lieavy shipping of grain has oarcly commenced. During the past LWO or 'three' weeks an average of 250 :ars pf grain, mostly wheat, have boon, week to Lethbridge over iheir. lines. The movement ,has jus-i; and every day yees a couple of train loads rolling into the yaxds or transfer to the C. P. It., to be rnnr ported to Fort William and other points. 'J'lio amount of ernin In the district oiuli of Lethbridge this season Is en- irmous, ami precludes all possibility it whist might be considered a crop allure. While '-.some of the wheat as iwon frosted so that. It does not rmifi up to the averngfi of former j (years, still a large percoirtage of it. Is quoa transported thcae lines than before-in the history of the com Vfln3', and their great trouble how it to find sufficient motive. power to nandle the traffic. Carload after car- load of apples conitt In every day rrom Washington and Oregon points and of this particular kind of pro uiico they have already, handled more man ever before in any one season, several train loads of cattha have a'iso come over the- line for shipment to eastern poinfg, while the shipment of coal from U. S. points has also been Of the grain which has conve over tne llnes.from the south, approximate- ly one hundred cars have been hand led'by the local milling firms, who are getting a large perciantnge of ir milling wheat from the Carditon and Magrath districts. The A. R, i. have done everything iwssible to ep the car supply up to demand, mil with the preeent heavy "as heen round almost It will be well on In the winter last of this year's shipment of In from this district, will have been noved. LEGISLATURE TO MEET NOVEMBER SIXTEENTH ears, s a arge percoirage o t. 1J, Nnismith, general manager Of grading No. 1 and N'o. 'I and is find the company, has not yet rctuincd a ready sale. Those who havo from' r'rank, where lie was called careful vatinmtcs of the amount ion Company, the change from !ient and profitable to avail'thei :icly to a company being the ie- 'selves of the opportunity of taking a of last night's-' meeting. !progressive step for the bQnefii'' of s is one of till! most, important Itbcir exhibitions yet taken by the exhibition in- i J. W. McNMcol has been instructed necessary to despatch !'K fil this-city. It marks rt new to proceed wltli the work Of orgsmit-j troops or war mntnrlal to Tripoli. n the history of. .exhibition (Contimicd on-imgo 1 on page important meeting of the eralii stl'il in tlmt section say th and operators this week, bul. understood that thn conference is running along smoothly, rind that that Italy would .igrccnient will be signed this senri h, regiment, or a sbip to Tripoli, week- 'without a doubt. Most of For that reason his cabinet has not miners of this oily ore back J less that) one-thinl liny been shipped out, to date. .In that case the esti- mates of the Herald made last iiiin- .rcsr.while the'crop was stlli standing be' very, nearly correct, and the t ten million mark not be far from rigot. a-----' I IJSUl. just wai.tins the word from their of- shipping over the A. and I. linei fleers that work will be resumed full has been abnormally bcavy. jn this fall has seen more pro- tedmonlon, Nov. ollicial aniiotincL'inent has been it Is stilted that tlie legislature will meet ,011 Thursday, Nov. 16th, A cab- inet, mi'ciing is called for tomorrow, after which an announcement will be handed out. The. House will meet in the south wing o! the new parlia- ment buildings. Inspection of the chamber reveals fact that, is. now practically in readiness tor occupa- tion. All plastering work has been done from lofty barrel valuteii roof to the floor and the spacious room with its (all pillars and cwitc'ling no {galleries, presents, a stately appear- madc jance. Kom galleries, speakets, presi nmi two visitors ai'e finished, niiirble wainscot and flooring arc now Ire- ing put' in place. Carpenters'are en- gaged in erecting a grand which leads from the rr-aiiuroom to the entrance ttf the legislative.chain- ber on .the second floor. ]n. the lib- rary, which occupies all tbc.gtound floor bcocalh (lie legislative oham.ber a metal stack for holding booiis ii now being Installed, The stackl wlwn erected will be painted French gray color to harmonize with the finish oi the room. i ;