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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume, V. . Lctlibritlgc. AHiei-ta.Mwiiiiky, November IJ, 1�12, V PRICE^riVE CENTS" ; - Niiiiiber British Navy in Fighting Trim - ASQUITHJPEFEATED IHiRGY Miy B THE m By THE ELE liNIMElECTK o- anc Less Than a Month Very Few Candidates in the Running to Date NEW CANDIDATE L. H. Fowler Will be Alder-manic Aspirant Supporting this Year's Council WHO MAY RUN Number Good Men Mentioned -North Lethbridge Selects Candidate Tuesday Night To Rebuild the Welland Canal Ottawa, Nov. 11.-Plana are Hearing.qpnipletion Cor the re-biiUd-liig of tlie Wellantl canal comprising what -will be the largest canal In Canada, the lock walls boiug practically the'same height as those' of the Panama'canal. * The new canal is likely to enter Lake Ontario at McCall's Uove, three miles from the present outlet at Port DalhouBle, and will extend from Thorold, a distance of eight niiles. Thia is what Is known a� the ten mile -creek route: The whole canal will then be 23 miles long. From Thorold to Port Colborne, the old channel will be use. � It is expected that tlic work will taUo five years for completion and the cost has been roughly eatlmated at ?.')0,O00,000. Powers to Talte csmstantinopl fORIUVE 1. INWARING RETURNS E o- Four weeks from today voting on the mucJcipal elections takes place, but from the Interest so far displayed one would think it was to be one year from today. Less mention is made of the coming campaign than over before in recent years, and this, in aplte of the fact that during the whole ^summer; there has' been more crltlciera of the aldormaiiic boow;iircseats'itself'. ' . Mayor nJatch has not given lip'ills Intention to stand for re-election for mayor." Seen by the Herald this morning he stated tliaf he had not thought of calling u meeting of the ratepayers to cKscuss the year's work. This will be left to the electors themselves, and if such a meeting is a-sic-cd for it w\'ll be held between nomination and olection. The other two mayoralty cand-id-ates, W. U. L. Hardle and .los. Oillea-pio have not yet started active canvassing. They are both out on a straight commission form of government platform. While It was stated last week that ox-Chief Gillespie had dcHutely dtycided to run there still seems to he some doubt in the minds of the majority of the ratepayers as to his actual hitentlouH. He is still vliilting British Columbia and the mat-tor will -not be cleared up until ho returns. However, lila friends state that he is deilnitcly In the field, and as he has cleared the way for his municipal venture by striking out the name of the city in his d^image suit In counection with the police investigation, it. is believed that ,there Is little doubt about tho mayoralty campaign being a three-cornered light. Mr. Fowler to Run Another new aldermanic candidate announced himself thia morning in tho person cX L. H. Fowler. Mr. Fow-fUoiitUuicU on iJage U). Winnipeg, Man., Nov. 11.- In "reference to an application of tho Grand Trunk Pacific, b�fore tho Railway Commission today, for leave to cross the Canadian Pacific Uallway'.s tracks near Chater, Man., It d�- *^ veloped that the latter company expects shortly lo start work on a four-track gystem between Brandon an-,1 Fort William. 'T inRiifrm-fttfil] 'Winnlppg iir-AiisiiKt [ ft ^ 6 A C'.A.^^i v >?*� m mm PELLETIER SAYS LETTER CARRIERS ARE TO BLAME IF THEY WORK MORE -' THAN 8 HOURS presented the usual -promises ot consideration | made. He told the deputation it was a worked more than sight hours 'a day. Young officiating. KIR. aUlIH WAS DEFEATED IN COMMITTEE^ ON AMENDMENT TO IRISH HOME RULt: BILL Ottawa, Nov. 10.-Hon. L. P. Pel-The object g� tho league.'letier, postmastcr-frencral, received a is to organize the towns and cities of | deputation representing the Letter Western Canada tor co-operation, pro-j motion and protection in all matters of Industrial expansion along uniform lines. It aims to abolieh'the bonusing of Industries relieving'fhe ratepayers of a great burden of ta>catlon which history haa shown inevitably falls on them as a result of bounslng, It does not prevent tlie cities from putting forth every effort to dnduoo industries to locate at'those centres, but it does aim to prevent givJng away rights and privileges vyhpleaalo us has been tho case of some wegtorn cities. Neither does it tend to discourage local capital Investing in,industrial cou-cerns oomilng to a city, but. the league does stipulato that any concern, before receiving the support at the clVlc authorities or the board of trade in inducing local capital to invest\ ehall have at least fifty per cent of the capital stock of the company fully paid up, either In cash, or represented in tho stock and plant 6t the company as it will actually operate. The cities win co-oporato in this jriatter and lliey liopo to i)iit uu end to wild cat companies, and to the practice of a new Industry playing ono city against another in their effort to secure costly conceasiona. .  The next annual meeting of the Itisi-giie will ho held iln Edmonton two days boforo the opening of tho , Ed; montou exhibition. The ,)nayor of each city shall appoint three represeji-tativos, one of whom shall bo from Hillcrest, Alta.; Nov. 11.-A sad con sequence of tha.ihJgh wind that blew all Friday night .'ihrough the Pass is reported from Frank (his morning. A Bohemian working as a night lamp-man in the employTof the Canadian -Coal Cp?isolidated;G�., Ltd., at Frank, was found dead-'yj|^;Bix o'clock this morning in hiB;|Mai^;cabin. Inveetigu-tion shows thatitli^'tiauEe of his'death was due to irfi'jbelni cl-cctrocut'^jtUe [ accident happening In a very peculiar planner. , Ope of llii^u'lectTlc cables runnlng'from the" ppwor house and passla^ through the lamp cabin was hlovir'h down and broken close to the wall of the cabin by the force cf the wind. .'The T,ire slipped through on to /ho flOQ)' of the lainp cabin and frpm the burns on the victim's hand, leg and foot, it is liard to state whoth or tho cable struck him In falling, or seeing it on toe floor, ho attempted to pick it up. Death was apparently instantaneous. The deconsed is very well known aniong the Bohemian residents of Frank, although he has only lived here for the last threa months. A wife aiul four children wore dependent upon him, and they are practical, ly without funds. On account of the Otta;wa, Nov. 11.-Advice's from authoritative sources state that Gl�n Campbell will not resign his 'position as i'n-spector of Indian "agencies, despite his recent reported good fortune, of .fftlUrig'heir to a fortune calculated iu millions: Tt is'- believed, that the news has since been -conhnned. Sir Cecil .Arthur Spring-Rice Will Go to Washington Press Views Austria Not Nearly so Keii^on Resisting Servians Demahdit^^zt| for Sea Port f POWERS AGREE --a Will Likely Occupy Constanti*'; nople Instead of the Balkan Annies HAS BEEN CONSISTENT UNIONIST SEAT WITH SEVERAL HUND-RECI MAJORITY Carriers' association, when a numter i fact that the deceased did not beloag of important resolutions asking for j.to the .XJnifad Mine Workei^s of Am-� , , ,-j.,,, ,,'erica,'they can claim nothing from The funeral took place Sunday In letter carrier's oVn fault il he 'tWo Fvsnk cemetery, the Hev. Mr. London, Nov. li;-Polling is taking place today . in . Tauntbnj the byc-election being .due to the vacancy caused by the succession of the slt-lins Unionist member, Hon. W. Peel, to the peerage, 'faiinton i.s a small borough and Kcnerally records a Unionist majority of several hundred, but at tlic last general election the majority was reduced to 233. Each party is working its hardest, and Unionists claim the majority will he increased. PRESS OF Oa-SPEAfflG WORLD LAUDS ASQIHTH New YovV:, Nov. Uj-The American commenting on Premier Aa-qulth's Mansion House speech, says: "It is a long time sluoe England huB sounded a cleared, finer note thim' this. The commoti justice joins with^ the common sense of the CMiristlau. world in endorsing Preml-ar Asqulth's fine, broiid speech, .at the Lord Mayor's Inaug-uval banquet. Kngb.hd could do nothing bettor to advance iicr repute and respect In universal public.opinion (hn;) by standing resolutely, .tor, the Asquith sentiment. 1 "Tho, EnBllsli-ni)caklng race all over the world arp. in full and hearty sympathy with thi! magnificent bat ties of the Bulkanv allies. No braver battle was eyer fought in a better cause, and tlie-Balkan victories on tho tlvreshpld of Constantinople ara being watched with breathless interest throughout tho 'whole realm of clvlllznllon. Thii Kulgnrlan regiments carry the hope ot Christianity. (Continucxt'on page 11). London, Nov. 11.-The W(^lunglon co-respondent of the Morning. Post says that Mr. IWyce informed President Taft tliat he would,tetite:short-faorn in 1859 and was created-K.C.M.G. in "IWUl'I-le: iTarscrTcT TnTfl'pcinSriln^ minister since .Sept. I, imis....'.^' : ,. �i;JU;;l88C ho was acting thlrd^sccrc-_: tary^at Washington, and as secretary' to the British navy, to-the-Intcrria-tional Mafitime conference in 188!). After serving for a tune,at Brussels and Tofcio he was transferred to Washington in 18U3. That Jaincs Hrvce intended soon to resign from the ambassadorship' at Washington was known ' m London three months ago. It ..-was expected that lie would retire after his Australian trip. He had, told a  few friends that he was tired" of the cares of office and wished to devote the rest of his lite to literary work. It was generally suppa-ied that the government would go  outside the regulti!: diplomatic service for his successor ami select some statesman or publicist of exceptional promise, as it did when ii appointed Mr. Bryfce, tlius returning the compliment which tlie United States is accustomed to pay Great Britain iu the character of her envoys. Tlio names of .7. Alfred .Spemler, ditor of the Westminstef Gazette, and Lewis llaicourt, secretary ot state tor the colonies, hayc been freely canvassed. Sir Cecil Arthur .Spring-Rice, who v/ill receive the appointment to Washington, is considered one ot tlic ablest ot: Great Britain's regular diplomatists.. Londn, Eng., Nov. 11. - A�' -�j ^^^j result of AuBtria'a- threat's t'ot'-'t' prevent Servla, from even having'allty's tto window on the Adriatic, it 18:00)^^ V, said here that the Admiralty; whtotitr-: has been working secretly tor moBJh'f^|k ba� England's great' navy on a'(iirar^^:^f^| mi I.oiidon, Nov. 11.-The govctmuent was defeated today by a vote of ?-28!ii,t, hoard ot trade or chamber of com against 2ti(i in the uoiiiinittue on tbc hoiiie rule,hill. A motloii.by Premier Asquith for consideration of the hill was adjourn-cU. The division was a snap one on tlio tinancial provisions of the l''vOmo Uule Hill, Sir i'^'oderick lUmbyry, a IJri'ionist niomtcr (or the city of London, moved an amenrtinout providing that the total payment from the Im-,pcrial ISxchoquer to the Irish parliament should not ex-o-jod $12,300,000, exclusive of tho amoHiit revived irom Irish taxation and having regard- to the amount saved in the Irish jdmin-i.stvation by the transfer ot certain services to the control of the 'Irish govcfnmuut, mnhtlrtuerr on Pane 11.), merco. " The ollloers of each provlnoo have tho right to take up with tho provln-olal govoinment the mutter of legislation along tho lines laid down by tho league, and already tlio Alberta delegates have formed a plan of ao-lilou which will see an effort made to introduce a bill at tho session which opens in February. The main action of the convention is set forth In the following ipotifln, which carried without one disaentlijg vote: � . ' , Jtoved by J. L. WanwaiOig I'-iOth-brldge, seopnded by Aid- Kast, Kdmon-ton: "'i~al, in the opinion of liils lea-jguo the practice of grnutliig mougy, iCoutlnuoii on iiago elove'ii)." " ; Will Leave Clean Slate London, Nov. 11.-The British ambassador to the l?nited States, James Brjca, will remain at Washington until all pending negotiations � liaa'e been cleared up. These incUidc, it; ismi-dcrstood, the question ot the Paiiama canal. . ": .. Tile British foreign office is iiOt yet prepared to issue -^any statement In regard to Mr. lUyce's retirBmeiit , Or' to the appointment ot .his successor, who will, however, probably bo-.Sir t'ocil -Arthur ,Spring-Ricc, . British Press Opiiiiou London, Nov. 11.-Witti the exception o! the od'cial Wcst'ininater Gazette the comment ot' the evening newspapers on R'i.r, Brycc's term ot olHcc at Washington are mc.st unfavorable. This is' (iuc to the assistance he gave- the Canadian govcnmu'nl, under Sir Willrid Luuricr in the negotiation ot the rccijirooity treaty for vl'hlch the Ijnioni.st press is unable to lurgiVe him. � � The WestniiiiHt'cr Gu/.ctte say's: It! I'ootlnir, afld ready to strike. I ^iT^la probably; wlll> do more^ban';, any 'other)�gencV to iecure BuroMuk| iSeace.- � ^'*lJfSf � ^imated by purply .patriotic '^i>-lf. tlvea. upd In olj^yience to, Iqstruc^ tloDg from_^ tho^ government, tlJo'^n|-^'j.^s-&| Ijsh prcig'dld 'not'print a line .ab6ut;�y3S*' Ithb atringa'^activity in the dockyaria-'i^S^ ;ii�ttl ton.v days  ago, when Bnglan'djv calUi all her sallbrs to tho colo']^^j''^ Even then, once more obeying ln8truc-f| tlo'ns, all Ihe newspapers publUhed.v:; tho diplomatic flotion that the mob-;^ itizatlon of the battloabipa and the cruiser and destroyer squadrons ly/atv. only part ot a project to'give all aec-i; tions of the servicp practical sea,, drill. '' ,- Great Britain does not want to fight^1 She win oxhauat'every effort of dlplo-,-: macy to avoid a gencM'al European'' war, but everybody here reads ;beT.\ tween the lines of Mr. Aaqultt^fBij speech on Saturday^nlght an expre�-' sloti of firm determination to pre-.v vent Austria from excluding Servla {,4 from the Adriatic,, and her alUeaif from robbing the Balkan States of the'!! fruits of the victories whloh^^-.hawfe; coat them ao many thouaands bf>UvM>^/v on the battlefield. �'^i'/-:^i-:K:iV>: ': While Mr. Asquith's speech, askad'' ] for (the uso