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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume V. SIXTEEN 1'AGKS Ledibrulgc, Alberta. Tnewlay, November IV, CENTS Number 280 PROJECT ILL UP COAL British Caoital Interesfp. A and Scheme Looks Like a Profitable One LITTLE'SET BACK Bridge Will Have to be Bui! Over River at Diamond City by Company If plans, Which are at present o foot mature, Lethbridge will, withi the next two or three years, be th main terminal of a radial railway sys tern, built by British capital, and Operated as to connect the city pro per with the various "mining camp 'within a radius of'twelve miles, mak Ing them to all intents and purpose a part of Lethbridge. The scheme I cue of the largest ever undertake! in this part of the province, ant tho company, will represent mil lions of capital, the actuiil monetar; outlay will be close to the million mark.' That Is the outline of the LetVi bridge Radial Railway Co. scheme which has grown, it is believed, out o Hho visit of the British uianufactur ers' party to the city last summer Tho plan is in embryo as yet, -but i' is understood that President Cunning liam, of the Board of Trade ,is push .ing the undertaking from this em! "and while nothing'definite is given -out, there is evei-y likelihood of the plana maturing within a short time so that a charter for tho company Jiiay be applied for, Ttie_ reticence pC the local reprc- sen tat Iras of th'e''proposed company, makes to give ol their plans lu detail. The coming to a decision over the location oC the proposed bridge over the Belly River, whether It.: was to be at Dia- mond City or NoJan'B Crossing, has .also. s.e.t ;back. the efforts of the com- to get their plans on a working basis. However, since the provincial government has finally made its de- cision to locate the bridge at the lat- ter point, the company will now find it necessary to provide for the con- struction of a bridge, and it is under- stood that the British interests in the scheme have been' apprised of this fact. Charter Existing For several years there have been minors of building a radial railway Lethbridge as the centre, but owing to the noa-devefopment of the coal lands to the north and west of the city, nothing has ever been done. In fact, several years ago a company of local men, among them C. F. P.I Cony.beare, the late William Hender- son, a'nd two or three others, con- ceived the possibilities of such an un- dertaking, applied for, and were grant ed 11 charter for the construction and -operation of the road, although no fixed lines for the route were set forth in the charter. If this charter has lapsed tlwough non-fulfillment, It will he necessary for the new com- pany to apply for a new charter; if not, they will make overtures to the old company with the object of ab- sorbing the old charter. j (Continued on page (.0) The Steamer Mayflower Which Sank in the Madawaska River, Drowning Nine Persons "erdinand of Bulgaria .Send: Favorable Reply to Note From the Porte NEGOTIATE PEACE Austria Raising a.-Fuss Over Actions of the Montene- grin :Army Nov. Dallied "Bfc'lk'fin 'nations .today as- to the Turkish propOGal to discuss the .terms of an armistice and eventually peace. The reply sent to the despatch of the Grand Vizer by King Fer- dinand of Bulgaria says: "The- Bulgarian government, af- ter agreement with .the allied cabinets of Servia, Montenegro and Greece informs the Porte that a plenipotentiary has been ap- pointed, with Instructions to ar- range with the commanden-ln- cMef of the Turkish army the conditions of an armistice and subsequently to proceed to the conclusion of peace." Austria Has Row On Dry Farming Congress Man Says Goodbye Thanks Lethbndge People "Ihe Dr> I arming Congress leaves' Canada one hundred per cent, strong- er than ever "before in its history." J his was pait of John T. Burns' fare- well before leaving the c.ty this morning, for Denver, Col., where IIR will enjoy a-short. rest iefore mov- ing on to ''Oklahoma. by tlie Herald' this< morning Mr. Burns h's deep appreciation of the many courtesies he had received dur- ing his heie Never, lefore has the uork of tlic on icss leen so well carried out, Hums, who .paid a special tribute to the efforts of F. Dounei for his put.in making the Coiif rcbi the success it was. Mr. Hums estimates that at least .columns of newspaper publicity has! l been." given, the Congress and incident- all: ielhbridrc Flic energetic sec- ua-s sorn to itave LclNtridge, hut -inticipated jetuinins again in tin, future, lie would .expect to'see a larte anil bust- In t cih "Mis turns and Mis. Arm- strong accompanied Mr. Burns to Denver LIKELY 10 BE INSMGI Mr. James Bryce, British Ambassador, and His Wife, When Leaving Washington JflME5 ALBERTA'S FAVORABLE .LOAN- London, Nov. Fln- ancial Times this morning says that AJbErta ten year, four per cent, loan is ing underwritten, a-r.d will shortly be issued. The .price given is 07. The Standard the issue .as the precursor cf eral important Imperial loins shortly he floated in London. IffiEITE mm C1EISIIN FIRST WHITE MAN. OF DISTRICT IS DEAD AT HIGH RIVER JUDGE WINTER HEARD ARGU- MENT IN DISTRICT COURT__ CIVIC BYLAW .DEFECTIVE Vienna. Nov. intema- Judge Winter, in the District Court oday reserved judgment in a crop of ppeals in conneciicn with the recent gambling convictions registered by ifagistr-atc Beritloy, under the city by- aw, against keepers of and frequent- rs of gaming houses in this 'city. 'hose named in the appeal were lessrs. Phillips, Smith, Upton, Chris- High River, Nov French, who came in