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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, November THE LETlHIllIJWIi; 1IU1LT ITEHALD Coming Up Strong SEVEN Candidates in the Stride Toda With Votes Each, It .'Pays to Keep Your Score On The Move. It Will Take Work To Hold The Pace, But The Prizes Are Worth The Effort When you soft ii man who won't buy the evening paper on the ground that ho sets all tlio news out of the morning paper, and won't take the morning paper.bemuse he can get nil iho news out of the evening paper, you may know that he borrows both papers from his hiis neighbors. Get after that man. SOME CLASSY VOTING TODAY The Standing Shows a "Big of" Saturday1! Leaders Have Dropped Back a Peg, Three Have Held Th'elr Own.ancTFour Ne4 Ones Have Joined the Brigade REMEMBER THAT FIRST PERIOD SCHEDULE CLOSES WEDNESDAY One of the now loaders today is Miss Eva Mutton, of Lbthbridge. This young lady seemeii to forge 'to the front without any effort at, all. She simply produce'! her voting slips and peeled off enough to "catch up." Miss Pearl Olson, another of the younger contingent in the city, believ- that it benefit her campaign a flaah.of speed, after ask- ing how many votes it would ialce, easily produced sullicient to- place her abreast of the highest voter today..- John ,11. Bevill, nlso of Lethuridge, "doctored': his votes as early as Saturday night for today's Blinding. Mr. Kovill was one of the 'candidates the contest department had to hold, down pretty hard at first, for he coujd ,close'liis eyes and Just see any quantity of votes coming his way. At this time, ho is even with ail the the papeiv for that-is an we know .anything about. T -Mrs. K. C. Stillbs, a city contestant, realized, according to lier talk at contest headquarters, that It would pay't'o 'vote "up a bit." for iflshe didn't friends would think she didn't have the material. The vote today is very decidedly of a city order, the country'holdlns in the background. sjl VOTING LIMIT INCREASED i i tba constants in the Herald's contest and until further notice candidates may vote higher than the leaders qt the previous score. In other words, the limit today is 80 Otto and afly one who can do so may vote more, making 105000 iuto -cousideiation the liberal number of votes given for each subscription Just remember tliat there are almost S3500 worth of prizes to be dis- tributed, a Jittle less of course, if all the cash options'are taken. The sixth "p unt" tllc flf" will give the wiuner Think of the fine prizes, and Ihen dig in harder than ever durlUE the tag em) of the first, period voting schedule. It WILL -pay you .1. A liidault. Mis. Ira (J. Fletcher and Miss Thelma Voga-a'are easily clinging to first place positions. e 13 mayTnotrC Tlmrsday-nnd, then, again there Do not psy too much attention to voting: It will pay to round up everv before Wednesday night, when the first period vote schedule endZ THE FOLLOWING'BULLETIN CONTAINS THE NAMES OF ALL THE CANDIDATES IN THE HERALD'S CONTEST AND THE VOtES DEPOSITED IN THE BALLOT BOX UP TO LAST EVENING. ASPLUND, Bsrnwell, ATKINSON, EDWARD, Bellevuc, Alberta............. BARBOR, MISS VIVIAN, Carminsay, Alberta................. MISS MARTHA BENNETT, Cranbrook, B. C BOISVERT, MISS YVENNE, 416-12th St, A. N., city BRENNAN, W., 945-9th St. South, elty BARNETT, MISS GRAYCE, 210-10th St. South, city .v. BIDAULT, J. A., 312-10th St. South, city......................... CUNNINGHAM, TED, 214-1it Ave. South, city ENGLISH, J. T., 5Q1-19th St. North, city........................ FLETCHER, MRS. IRA. C., Masrathi Alberta.................... MUTTON, MISS EVA, 814-Bth Ave., South, city................. HURLBUT, MISS PEARL, Bow Island, Alberta HOULT, W., St.1 North, City HUNT, KEN.NETH P., Noble, Alberta HULIT, MISS ARLIN, Warner, HAlG, RUSSELL, Claresholm, Alberta LEDINQHAM, C. L., 50S-5th Ave. South, city MARSHALL, W..M., Taber, Alberta.................. MEIKLE, GEOROe C., New Michel, B. MURPHY, JAMES, Jr., BurmhyAlberta....................i.., STEPHEN, 225-13th St.-North, city OLSON, MISS PEARL, 312.14th St- South, city PATTERSON, MISS JEAN B., Blairmore, PEARSON, G. Suite, Alberta................. PELLETIER, MISS AGNES, Plnchtr Creek, PETTIT, MISS S. Cowley, Alberta PATTERSON, MISS JEAN, Starland Theatre..............'.. READ, EDWARD, Pincher Station, Alberta REVILL..JOHN R., 617-Kth St. South, city REDSHAW, MISS MARGARET, 267-19th St., North, city STiBBS, MRS, N. ,-C., ,211-Sth Avenue South, city.............. SKOUSON, z'. Raymond, Alberta......................... SIMM, MISS CISSIE, 505-Hth St. South, city SCOTT, MISS LOUISE, Macleod, Alberta MJSS DOROTHY, 908-7th Avenue South, city VOQAN, MISS THELMA, 619-13th Sf. South, city WRIGHT, ALBERT, 15th St., North; city WEARMOUTH, MISS FLORA, Fernie, B. First Period Schedule Closes Wednesday N The present value of subscriptions runs to arid Including next Wednes- day evening. The second period will be In force on Thursday, giving exactly 20 per cent less votest. It is very plain that tl.-wjll pay every active candidate to make the most of the time when subscriptions count the highest. In order that out-of-town candidates may get an even break any rtnort bearing ihe postmark of November Cth, will be allowed the first period Vote. Any supporter of a candidate may mail subscription payments to the contest department and get the benefit of the llrst period provid- ing ,the letter bears- the post stamp of November 6th.' The Hrst period schedule will not ho repeated or positively closes JVedaestoy, November litli. The List of Prizes home, to be erected by The Herald; or automobile of any make; or a-trip around the world, all expenses paid, or cash Eight hundred dollar Angclui Player piano. Four hundred dollar McMillan ''Upright Two hundred and fifty dollar order on any Lethbridge merchant advertli- Ing In the or in each. One hunifrtii and fifty.'dollar parlor, iulte or dining room suite, to be purchased from an advertiser, or cash. One hundred dollar Victrola arid J15 worth of records, ir cash. Sixty dollars cash. Forty-five dollars jo. Thirty dollars In cash. Twenty-five dollars in .cash. ADDITIONAL of fourth prize candidate may take .fiao course in Clarbutt Business College and cash; 'instead of fifth prlzo same coure and ?30 cash or the above course In lien of sixth prize. Ten per cent commission to candidates whs do not win a regular prlie. HOW THE PRIZES WILL-BE AWARDED-' The prizes will be the ten candidates, regardless oT- residence, having the, the leader havlna choice'of first options, the one standing second, having choice of tire nine remaining prizes, headed by the player piano and so on, until all the prizes up. Pianos have been purchased from Robert Ibey, -110-12th Bt. A., south, local representative of Gourlay, Winter Learning, Toronto. First Voting Schedule Ends November 6th Further nominations will .be accepted. Use the "Nomination Blank" to be found in anoth'er page of this issue of Herald. Contest Closes December llth WITH OPPOSING ARMIES VIVIDLY DESCRIBE CONDITIONS Turkey a Colossus with Feet of Clay-King Ferdinand of Bulgaria Ambition is to Tear Down the Crescent and Elevate the Cross-Awful Distress of Ottoman Troops was hoped made. 'of war, prove but a share and a dc- proach crossed lusion. Catalaja is being rapidly provi- wcaryi benumb] sipned and furnished with the muni- tions of war. Their Weakest Point. There has always been aji abund- ance of war material and army sup- (By Martin-H. Donohne, Special War Correspondenl, London Daily final stand might be him during these awful five days of I torture, suffering starvation and de- Thcse defences from which so much feat, has always faced death cheer- was expected very likely when fully. Uncomplainingly he 'went for subjected to a strain and the stress days without food, m his lips. When his bed legs longer refused to support his emaciated body, ho lay down and died complacently, as if death from starvation was Ills every day duty. The1 allies tnny have beaten tin Plies available in Constantmople, but .buUU have as the Turks do not possess a prop- ,r !ru erly equipped intelligence department h rt these supplies and munitions have re- the docility of a child. posed undisturbed in stores of thei B Properly capital. That. It was no one's tnsl-i fed' anti as a-n ness to send them to the front, is the one reason why Turkey has paid the The general is still giving ground passed the bitter night without food Penalty of the" disastrous defeat Chronicle, with the Turkish" Tiler" Ot "r'nk i for the harried remnant ol the Turk- Ot rleo> ls tilc staple diet of 1 ordinary human being, he would go anywhere, do anything. He would worlds for Is- easily conquer fresh lam. Constantinople, via Constanza, Roumania, Monday, via London, ]Mon- day night, November ii Once through the Cataloja, nothing ntl can stop the arm of King Ferdinand n Ottoman sold.ers, not a gram was the -power9 fron ner unward, available. By noon on Friday cfiorts making a dramatic entry into the cap ish army. Onward, Cry its pursuers, until the Bulgar- had been made to obtain supplies oi ital. When, in 1S7S, the victorious IK a desperate plight she is confronted ian cannons thunder behind tins fugi- food from Constantinople, but kelore ions'of'th'o bzar descended the Balkan ivilh a wrecked army and the pros- tivcs. Insatiable death takes its many trainloads had come through, swept across Thrace driv pcctivc ruin of .her empire in Europe. toll, hourly oi battered, tattered, hu- Bulgarian guns, intervened. They ac- ]nE the d-'morallzed Turks from'them j___ _._ i 1J1e> tnB IUTKS from them Now that the national calamity has man wrecks, once soldiers, all of tually threatened the town. The ene-j overtaken her the number of pro-i whose feeble energies are now dcvo't- my has throughout this brief cam-' plicts who foresaw her approaching ed, not to fighting, but to fleeing for Paign shown an astounding celerity in dissolution is increasing daily. With their lives. Over the wide Thracian pursuit. Mis advance guard has ncv- tlie prophets it is to wise, in view plains, np the steep rocky slopes of er been far from the rear of the re- of the contemporary events, but iliere Tcherln to its wide plateau, down treating army. Early on Friday were many thoughtful, serious minded the other side, across the Stony val- morning Bulgarian artillery men push- Ottomans in the army and ouifjide, ley which leads towards Ihe Tchnt- ed on nsw filler guns cast and west who viewed with general misgivings alja, the broken army is crawling. It of the railway. Bulgarian their country's determination to 'ac- can no longer run days and nights over-ran the country, cut Beaconsfield's imperious ges- ture, and emphatic threat of war brought the Hussions to a dead stop at the very gates of Constantinople. In .order to respect the susceptibil- ities of the Moslems and tho Turk! tho humiliation, the Russians halted scouts' at San Stefano, they did not enter the tting oil capital. cent the gjire of battle rather than of awful suffering- have reduced its stragglers and capturing the few re- submit or accept what she considered gait to a mere totter. mailling wagons which had aban- a diplomatic humiliation. It Is only The tr.ick of the lieciug Turkish doned in the last phase ol the Ilight another instance in modern European army is marked with dead and [lying, toward Tchcrlu. The wearied Abdul- history of .'valor getting the lieLtcr of and as an aerial rear guard great lah Pasha, with the majority of his discretion diplomacy-otilnnying Hocks of black crows, which caw a staff missing, was confronted with lailitary'jircparedness. f hideous requiem, ever hover near, the grave problem on Krida1 marking down some weary soldier ofAhe safety of the Pariahs, dogs rcnvain would he to court disaster n colossus (if clay, but hrced, scenting carrion, and lead inevitably to the remnant of lurlcous'pentieman Abdullah 4'abha was one ht those who knewMtnhappilv that Turkey was s aEKflng to his end. i'__, of vulpine breed, gathered from afar, their dis- the army being surrounded and either brave soldier and that he is although his heart was mal "owl'nS resounding throughout killed or captured en ma: filled with EorroyP at the ccvtain tllc "'Sht- Tllc.v tllc crmvs arc knowledge thai.failure was forrcioom- B'ave, ll'BSPrs ,for lllc doad- A "'cak eil, he did hot, shirk his duty, as did Cross Against Crescent It is impossible to foresee, what would follow ihe joyous entry of the Christian troops Into the stronghold of Islam. The very Miggesti9ns of such ai catastrophe hns been sufficient -urvlvor's To to lnfUBe wlt1' fresh tllc U61ml- 1 ly Indolent Turk. Napoleon, it is known, cherished the ambition of tearing down the the town of -icicr- ll was stl" io by the crcscent emblem of Islam, and plant- ins the Cross again on the gates of Sofia. The Napnlcon of Bulgaria is fired with a similar ambition, and It Is comparatively easy to write paengyrics about any clan of soldiers in the flush of -victory; but what of those who died during Abdullah's' ter- rible retreat? What of those whose cup of ibittornesa overflowed with galling humiliation? I 'witnessed .their sufferings and shared their privations In defeat. We wore eompahio'iis in misfortune. They are live. Vet, while I penned up with Abdullah's flying army, I rim certain not one of his sol dlcrs would have hesitated, bad occa sion arisen, to give his life cheerfullj to save mine, Glarour, though I am. across the half devoured bodies ft brother general through his notor- ious incompelemy when holding a ministerial olMcc. The nnich lam'cnt- horfes' wllidl llavc cd disorganization has resulted i more than two hourj. 1 I shuddered to think of the fate of thn hapless men who had fallen, dying hy the wayside. Those forces whose physical strength 5 Because they act so gently (no Tcherlii lat? on or yet so Thursday night. They bivouacked M thoroughly fire best for the children a: as lha Erpwn-ups. 25c. ;i box at your dniggisl's. tlillonl Orucand Chjfflicsl Cn. of Cmii.Lidltif in no Evcn' to a a large lends additional significance to his force at his disposal, in the pink of lltvce-worded proclamation that "ih'li lighting condition, plentifully sup- ,8. ,rar of thc Cross plied with guns and a-mnnmitlon, Tcherlu is strategically weak. It uoiiid be turned without dilliculty either from the southeast end tho northeast. The big Bulgarian moye- raont already reported prpVa1' ly would be'the force that hurried Muktnr cent." stage of retreat was pitiable in the extreme. Hundreds of men, with the soles torn from their boots, walk- ed Ih bleeding feet, which must have The- night was Intensely cold, nddfid to Uie sun'orinK d" these ill- ready crurllv tired Only army. It, .lid not take tlm siiinll qiinnlltifK nf flour and harlry. axiuiiiindor lotii; to make up -liis mind found in ,ind tlirsr and al once rcl I'ont onlcrcd. inniirdiiitrly Vnt' TIic rciiiiiiiiils of Hir nnny Miry did serve in Fi-nl tiro sliirv- illrrnnl their 'sti-ps [nwsini the cu- ing mm. Hit? bulk 01' llicrdnrc] trenclu-d liucu M Csl-ilr-i.-t it this point in" the enemy's possession stances may "well 'cxcito the envy of nothing could savr Atuiullah J'asha's KuropRrin soldlcra and of nil nations. OUnninn as hnvo s-cen WITH THE BULGARIAN ARMY (By Lieut. Wegner, the Only Corrca- pondcnt at the Front oh the Bul- garian Side.) IleadquartCrs, Brilliant co-oixpratlon of the nulgtir- ian leaders, comlilned with tho hero- ism of tholr troops, Is Bringing' the gnrlaiiR daily fresh' success. 'The ittpmpt of tho Turkish troops to takb P a position ftgahiEt tho north of Serai, and at Tchorlu, in order to cov- their rot real, totally failed, as did. also the Intervention east of of Ttrrkifik trcops, .who had advanced from VIssu through Sultau Baktchl, The Bulgorlnne are pushing forward In pursuit of tho Turks wJtlj tne great- est eiioi'gy, in order to: succeed In driv- ing the largest' possible pf tao dafeatdd Turkish army frpni UB line T'hc' VnormouB and jrfft.t itriiok at Kirk iiirally ovoko "temporary need of re- page. Unt thin will not bring opera- tions to a uliindstill for niiy length of time. On the contrary, tho ndvnnco on Tchatlnja may he begun this wock. At. present nvfiry ncrvo In tiolng Eitrair) ed to hflRtci) the1 fall of Adrlnnoplo, purlicularly in order thai, Uulgnrlnn siege guns may be released for event nal -use in front of Tchatalja. Adrionople's power of -resistance are diminished visibly day hy day. The Turks reply weakly, and at irregular Intervals to the heavy firs ot tho Bill garian artillery. The Turkish works on the northwest front sufferet heavily, and since tho last great sortie in the direction of Marash, already re- ported, activity of the garrison ap- pears to be considerably diminished. Want of provisions in the invested city is reported already to bo ex- tremely serious. Will Fall Soon The imminent fall of Adrianople Is regarded here as an event of the great est military and political importance, both evidence that -even the dial- lija fortifications cannot save Con- stantinople, and as enabling the whole Bulgarian army to concentrate for the march on Constantinople. The Turk- Is hsoldiers appear to be already con- vinced of tho Incvitableness of tholr complete defeat, and its results. A Turkish soldier captured at Marash said to a Bulgarian officer: "Effcndi, lead me before the Sul- Asked what he wanted With King Ferdinand, the Turk replied: "I wish to beg him not to let the great Mosque of Sultan Solomon he destroyed when Constantinople is cap- lured." Anatolian prisoners throw the blame for Turkish reverses on the Yonng Turks, because, they say, the latter deposed ex-Snltan Abdul Hnmid, mid so offended against the Koran. From a. military point of view, thc campaign nmy already no regarded as settled. The Bulgarians look forward to the ensuing diplomatic campaign with dark determination. They have de- cided to take advantage of every point they have gained. They will on- ly negotiate directly with the Turk- ish government. TO .HANDLE THE.TROOPS Ottawa, Nov. is- sued today contain tlio announce- ment of the .organization of a. militia railway committee, consisting, of sev- eral of, the most prominent; railway hu-n In the country, the Minister-cf Railways, and one or two others. Th-a effect of the organization of this, com- mittee is that It shall work in con- junction with the militia in making plans for the handling of the troops. MADE ARREST AT BROOKS Calgary, Nov. Poliue captured u man at Brooks this .after- noon, who is believed to be Alphonse latalfna, alias James Sullivan, -who shot and killed Joseph. Mayo, at the C. P. .R. shops yesterday afrenioon. Silver Spoons fcmrfsj forks and serving pieces, in many exquis- ite designs, are stimped This brand ii known "Sitter Plate that Wean" and is rnado (ii grade of plate. Satin- faction ia guaranteed, SolJ by Leading TO LEAVE PULPIT FOR LAW Toronto, Ont., Nov. give up he church and Ills professorship at the University, ami go In for law. Such, it is reported, is tlva intention of professor Thomfis Etikin, lecturer I in Orients! languages at the sity of Toronto, aud assistant to Rev. T, Crawford Drown, at St. Andrew's church, King street. The Experienced Cook GOT RAILWAY: LOST .OFFICE Moose Jaw, Nov. suh-ag. ,cy of the Dominion Lands ut Wil-j low Hunch 1ms been closed. Thin has hron necessary on neconnt. of hnildhiK of railways, mul tho change! of (ho ccnlro of population. Willow! Hunch, not tiolun on a railway. As.slni- honl will in nil probability ho tho point chosen. Says: "I use A1 b e r ta's Best Salting Powder be- cause I know from actual test that it never fail? me." You, too, will find it in, vaiuab 1 e. Alberta's Baiting Pow- der whole- some, dependable right in quSlity and right in price. Ask your, grocer for it. ;