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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta  TSe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME V. PRICE-FIVE CENTS Lctlibrldt^e, Albert^i. Hatiinlay, November 1), 1�12 SIXTEEN PAGES Number 28|.\"i iBONAR LAW'S NEGATIVE SPEECH [Disappointed Followers in No Pronouncement on Tariff Reform Issue WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? THE NAVY ksks Series Suggestive Questions Which He Would Not Answer Mfilta, Nov. 9.-Tlio British battleships llibernia, Britannia, Commonwealth and Dominion, and the cruiser Black I'rlnce left hero today for the Far East. They sailed within two hours of the receipt of orders from the British Admiralty. HOLD ANOTHER CONFERENCE WAR MILITARY OFFICERS WILL MEET IN OTTAWA TO DISCUSS THE!|R PROBLEMS KAISER READY FOR THE FRAY Interviews His Officers and Army is Ready for Mobilization TRIPLE ALLIANCE Loadon, Nov. 8.-The hopes of the [Conservative Unioni.sts that Uonar Uaw would sontewhat amend the tar-program-tor the present at least -iu a speech at Liverpool, the heart bt Free Trade Lancashire, have Veen levcrely shattered. A pronouncement ras also looked for supporting the policy of conscription as recently |oiceri by Lord RobcrLs. The leader tlio opposition, referred at length the Haitian situation, and declared hat tlie lesson was one for Britain. ; "The rapid and unexpected display military force and ellicicncy on tlie art of the ISalkan states is in my pinion, one of the most memorable i'cntu in history," said Bonar Law. This war has brought to tlie front gain questions which afTect the vi-�liiy of national interests ; the os-Uations are-not of a day, but have Ifcn cherished for centuries. To some tiic great powers such an end of Sings is dangerous. |"The war carries a lesson and a Brious lesson for us. On the one |de there was courage and military Biciency. butt oi a revolver and all escaped. NO CLUE TO MURDER CASE DURDA MYSTERY IS DEEP AS EVER-ALSO THE BARNWELL CASE Berlin, Nov. 9.-The Imperial Gazette announced last niiiht that Emperor William had conferred with the minister ot war, the cliicl of the general stall of the German army>' tlie members of his private military cabinet, the general of the general mill-, tary ttfinsport service, and artillery inspector. The in a state ot preparedness which would make actual mobilization a mere formality. An i(kik, refused to make any dejfi^V* statement in regard to the French Banle Quebec,. Nov. 9.-The liner Ktyal George, strahded since Wednes.lay night on the rocks of the St. ; awr-ence, wastaking water fast to-lay, and may be impossible of ip-ii'c. Word came from her captain this fi.'ie-noon that , she was leaking Wvirsc, that one hold was filled with v nicr and that water' had seeped through in great quantities to the �.oil?r" house and all the tanks. Efforts to extricate the ship not been abandoned, however, tugs alongside today waited f.ir ine high tide to pull her clear. I hrou.gli- j Edmonton, Nov. 9.-The Empire Theatre, owned by W. B. Sherman, Calgary, was badly gutted by fire, which broke out in the basement early this morning. Manager Bert Russell, who has a suite ot rooms., upstairs in the building, had H narrow escape and was rescued by means of a ladder, in an cxhaustec| condition. He was awakened by the barking of his dog and, almost overcome  with smoke, managed to reach a window, broke the glass and gave the alarm. The (log, which was a mnich valued one, perished. The biggest damage to j the building was done by smoke and have; water. The French Cabinet Sat fof5 Several Hours Todays | with Fallieres Present^ I EUROPEAN WAR out the night the lighters wors;.l f.t 1 removing the cargo. Today and tonight it is believed the rcmainJ ir of the cargo will be taken oil and it 'o-day's effort to float her is un niivi'ss-tul it will bt repeated at lii.^h tide tomorrow.   The word received is not consi(".(.r-ed very reassuring, and the fact tiiat some ot the crew arb sent hon-x is .taken to' mean that if the liovt is lie stoquirlng.of thej freed, she will have to spend a Icng time in dry-dock. The Canadian Nor-tliern officials have not yet givca up hope of saving the liner. MR. J. W. H'NICOL . IS RESIGNING f itliequer or the cabinet will makc!-im, Although the Mounted Police are working on a new clue in the Durda murder mystery, a clue which resulted from the inquest, nothing new has been brought to light which will 1 ii .1 .make the case easier of solution. It ,,-Hehri Bour-assj declares he will no"t be a candidate In tho. bye-election of Hochelagu, contrary to all rumors. BIG MILL SURI^ED Minneapolis, Minn., Nev. 9.--The Occidental mill, located at First street and Fourth avenue, south, caught fire about 1.30 o'clock today and before the flre could lie confi-olled, the mill was substantially a total loss. WOMAN'S GLORY HUSBAND'S HONOR LETTER SENT TO WARRIOR ON FIELD BY HIS, BULGARIAN WIFE' APPOINTED MANAGER, FOR F. LOWES HE (QUITS MANAGEMENT OF EXHIBITION ,j C. LABORERS ARE FEW U is the general opinion in police circles that tlie Durda case will go j-.'jjli down'on the records as one of those ' unsolved mysteries ot recent years. This is not the only unsolved mystery ot Southern Alberta. The Ushy-ima murder is still unsolved, , But a case parallel with tlic Uurda affair happened in Lethbridge about ten years ago. A row occurred among tho miners in which a Russian was killed, supposedly hy his fellow countrymen. The body was burned and the remains hidden in the old Tor-race. No clue to tlie mystery has ever been found. Dnrda's tunornl yesterday was largely attended by fellow miners, over 200 following the bier to the grave. He was popular with his fellow citizens, and one ot tlie great hopes of the Mounted Police is that some of thom will obtain some evidence in which to hinfTC a clue, and that the murderers will In this way be trnc!;-ed to earth. ,Tlie inquest will he fc-sumcd on Friday next when the police hope to have some sensational evidence to submit. In tho case of the unknown iiiau killed at Barnwell station tho police have so tar been unable to obt.np any videnco which would lend to an Identification ot tho rontains. Neither have they succeeded in learning the I whereabouts of the couple sceu with Ottawa, Nov, 0,~Tlie new coratin- ^cad man on the alternoon tclore od land rates on wireless messages, "^^ death. St. John, Nov, 8.-There is at present a great scarcity ot laborers in St. John, aivd advcTtisemonts in the city and provincial papers call .for more than five hundred men, among theso being one #lindred and fifty skilled carpenters. Wages are unusually high. ARE. GOING TO TURKEY . New, Port, R. 1., Nov. 8.-Arrnnge-menta were made today to send three hundred- petty officeig and seamen from the naval training station to Philadelphia as part ot tho eomplc-inent assigned to the cruisers Tonnes-sec and Montana, which have been ordered to Turkey. Tho men will report at the Philadelphia navy yard tomorrow. � ? v, v, iftfir B d�Bp�rate' artillery duel. *" Thav NOT READY FOR am ASSIZE GILLESPIE CASE WON'T BE TRIED THIS MONTH-THE WINKLER CASE The Gillespie suit against the city will not come up at the civil sittings oi the Suilicm'e Court next week. So far it has not been set down, and it is generally understood that it will ho left over until next spring until live and bring up thy sons and dauph-�municipal elections have been de-.i.,.r'.,.i'ir,./.A,. .r jculcd. It is ]UKt possible that, the tor the plainlirt'In this case t.ers and tlicy will be the children of a national hero and Christian marivr," MUST TAKE THE SEA MESSAGES which were 4ecided fipon duirlng the iat'ernatio{ial wireless conjer'eoco last Juue wiU go into eltect oi\ Dec. 1. By means of this now arrangement \a niessa!!;o to a ship on tlie high seas can be handed in at any ofiice in Canada in the C.P.R, and Great Norlli-western Telegraph routes. Formerly a tclegrapli olfico coiiU! only be compelled to do so uftLM' mueh trouble, taufcially in smaller towns. WILL BE KEPT BUSY Ottawa, Nov, 9.~A very large num. bar ot cases lu-e down for hearln.? at tho various points in the W-eat at which sossloua of tho Railway Com-mlHBlon will bo held during tho next few weeks, No Ic.bs ihan tweiily-tliree eases will be heard at Wlnpi-pog alone. coun.scl may take the case on, but that is not the intention at tlie present time. Mayor Hatch and Leslie .SiUikcr have been served in connection with the case, but papers have not yet been served on cx-l)etoctive I'Igau. A case of import.incf locally willt however, he heard. Minklcr vs. .the City of LeUiUrUlgc, a claim tor damages arising out ot an automobile.iic-eideiit will be snt down tor hearing. Tlio plaintirt's counsel, \V. V. Poapst, has his case prepared, while City .Solicitor Ball will appear on hehalt of the city. In this case tho decision will hinge on tho evidence as to whether or not the spot where the iiuto-1 mobile went over the hank wiis iu tlic city limits or not. BiJIgarlan troops Buffered jii uumiker of ca�ualtl(Mi.\^/ . -AII^Ready fof'^Constarttrnople ' Vienna,,.; Nor. ,.9.-7^Th6';BuIgarWii^ third, array-has penetrated far into' � the. �/Qrest region south ot Derkoh-; L�ke,Apr�paratory to the advance on' Constantinople, while the first army''!' is engaged against the main Turkl^li posltlofas east of Tchatalja.' This po^ sltlon is not yet comptetoly pierced, but the end ot tho Turkish resistance appjsarg to ho in sight. : The.raw.? Turkish � troops, large nunaberB oC ^ which were rushed outy from Con^ ; atantinopl's to meet the enemy's j&d-vance, are fighting strongly, but the exhausted veterans of the early bat-ties, are offering little serious r�i sistance. . .  Hard Fought Battle TJskub, Nov. 9.-The battle wbiolt; resulted iu the capture of the Turli*' ^ Ish city of Prillp >by the Serviaa: troops, was one of the moat'savera; that has been fought on this aide ot the Balltan Peninsula. , � Captiira Turkish Pos! M Sofia, Nov. 9,-A local newapaper,/ reports tho captui-e by the Bulgarians' of the Turkish port of Kavala, on tho' Aogean sea'and of the city of Ouihutv jlna, 75 miles southwest ot Adrianople,, Tho Turkish garrison of Kavala, ,find--ing their eacape cut off, surrendered. Some Horoicu Paris, Nov. 9,--"My sovereign will await death in his palace and 'I in my^ office," with this s statement Kalmil *1 inimediatc action to bring ! pao^a, the Turkish grand vlsler, grim-- ly awaits the inevitable at Constantinople, according to the correspondent in that city, of the Matin,  ; Killing the Christiana Paris, Nov, 9.-Serious disorders; arc. reported to have broken out in, Canstantinoplc where Kurd soldiers arc said to be killing ChristianH in. the Gaiata quarter, according to a special despatch from Bucharest. Has Conflagration Started Rouinunia, Nov, 9. (Published by the Pans Midi. Hiidet reserve). - Some buildings in the Turkish capital are said to have been set on fire. The banks, and foreign, embassies are guarded detacliiiients of Turkish troops, who are still ohudiciit to discipline. (Continued ou page 15), AN APPEAL TO CEASAR Cranbrook, Nov. S,-At a meeting of th� Crar.brook District Conservative aasoclallon, held last night, Btro'-ig reeolutlons were drawu up, and sent to Premier R. L. Bordou, T-W, Crotheva, Minister ot Labor, and R, F. Green, M.P. for Kooteuiiy, � asking that a board of conolUatlon bo appointed to settle the strike Itetween tho C, P. R. and tho Caniwllau Brotherhood of railway employecB. EXTENDING RURAL MAIL DELIVERY RIGHT Auour facf; Ottawa, Nov, 9.-lit. lion. .Mr, Upr-len will lit) recomniondod by Col. Vid-to and the officers of tlie Sixty-Third , jhillfux ItlflBs for tho appolntnifiut as I I loiiorary. C. onal of that: reglniont, Ottawa, Nov. 9.-riTl;e work of tho e.\tonsion of the niral mail delivery service has proceeded so far now that, it is anticipated that at the end ot' this month there Will bo at le.ist 1100 routes in operation In dilTcicnt prtrt^ of the country. Thirty nev.' routes, will ho put in service this month, < while about two hundred move uro, under advisement and the lieginnlnfe Ot next viHir there is a likelihood, that, the 1000 mark will be reached. ;