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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 3 1' Volume SIXTEEN' PAGES Lethbridge, Alberta. Thursday, November 28, CENTS WERE CALLED BY Incident on Franco-Ger- man Frontier is Causing Lot of Comment BOYS WERE READY It Didn't Take Long to Get the Troops Ready for Action THE SCAPEGOAT All Ascribed to Blunder by Official Who Has Been Arrested Paris, N'ov, 27. In consequence, it is reported, of the misinterpretation of a French military order atlectlng the twentieth army corps stationed it Nanc, the reservists in nine com- munities of the Franco-German fron- tier. numbering about ;nen, were roused from their beds between midnight and one o'clock this morn- ing and ordered to join their regi- ments. Not until several hours later did it become known that a general 1110- t li ation order had heen issued .by mistake. Liss than half an hour after -the despatch was received orderlies were h ii> ing. (in foot, on horse and on IMPRESSIONS OF EARLY SESSIONS OF HOUSE OF COMMONS 'f SCHOOL DAYJ SCHOOL DAYS I DErfAR Oil. BORDEN RULE. DAYS -A FiOHTiN MAN Ml? SPEAKER -SECON ONLY To .MYSELF TIU ON (HIS) GUARD INTRODUCES THE. MEMBER FROM S.SIMCOE Subway at Thirteenth Street Would Be An Imperative Necessity Under Scheme When C.P.R. Carry Out Policy of Erecting Freight Sheds to Face on Westminster Road-City to Appear Before Railway Commission With the decision of the C.V.K. to1 .One year ago the people of North erect new anil commodious freight sheds second to none on their system i in the prairie provinces, at the east I aide .of the north approach, of the I Ninth street overhead bridge rather than on the west as was at first in- tended, the necessity of a subway at Thirteenth St., once more arises, and is certain to be one of the early out- comes of the new plan of the company for Lethbridge. By Cartoonlit Moyer in the Toronto Daily Star. "W. F." in the upper corner is W. F. Maclean, M. P., member for South York, who is rumored to be forming as "independent" party with Mr. Monk as hie chief lupporter. HE WILL VISIT SHOWS AT CAL- GARY, CHICAGO AND AT GUELPH (Special to The Herald.) Edmonton, Alta., Nov. his way enst to attend the opening of the iriternatioiial Fat Stock Show in Chi- Diincan Mai-shall, Minister of Agriculture for .the province, will road .mplovees. At one" o'clock a rte- Fat-Stock -Show; ticlrrienl of military telegraph ppcr-l one ana. most. alors took possession of the chief stock, shows on the pott dffice and placed two ..the Mecca of on uard at the entrance. Other sec- a11 stockmen and those interested in tions. were ordered to protect the agriculture, and exhibits from Can- hrid-es, railway lines and public build'ngs. !L railway men took up the nosi- ticn allotted to them. Patrols nf gendarmes and customs offtvcrs n .'arched to the frontier villages ;md stitioncd themselves at the points SiS- fcigned to them. All night long -in.- tramp of armed men resounded in the streets. Regiments of infair.rv. and artillery started for -.he t tic iic point of St. Gcncvieve and the fort in its vicinity. At five o'clock in'the morning less than five hours after the order I-.HS issued, the general mobilization n-as complete. Owing to come a telegram relating to the tion of the garrison of NTanc ada, the United States, Mexico and other countries are entered. The ex- hibits from Western. Canada this year are unusually large, and Mr. Marshall Is anxious to see for himself the man ner in which they are received and the1 impression the Canadian stock makes on the experts of other coun tries. The Minister of Agriculture will al so visit the opeiming of the aunua Fat Stock Show at Calgary on Wed- nesday, and on his way home from Chicago will stop over at Guelph for the Fat Stock Show there, which op- ens on FAIR WARNING Superintendent Mitchell, in charge of the parks, issued a warning this morning to par- ents not to allow children to skate on the ice at Henderson Park lake until notice that it is safe to do so Is given through the press. The ice is thin as yet, and two or three parties have had chilly baths from hit-- ting the thin spots. It is not safe, and.parents will do well to make a point to Warn their children. COMPULSION IS ROBERTS' IDEAL mimed HI court, near the Oer'man frontier, at once opened his sealed instr.t-'iions and carried out the mobilization dcrs contained in them. Church iills raiif; the alarm, the town criers, jl, the bidding of the mayors, iroui d the villages, waking Hie ic- sausls by the beat of drums. 1 osi- ers summoning to the colors all r-t n between 25 aid -15 years old were ha tilv placed on the walls. Shortly aftervrards group. London, Nov. here last night, Lord Roberts disclaimed ol having made an attack at Manchester most of them carrying little bun lies' on the officers and men of the terri- cent-lining a few personal torial force, but maintained the nosl- wire hurrying along the dark roads tion he took that the territorial force lo the nearest railway stations, in was a failure in discipline, numbers, mini cases Accompanied by wceoins j equipment and energy. "Mo scheme for the defence of the ft 1 and who were unerd had at last bcs'j Before it realized that the jrndier had over zealous s reservists reported at N7anc oilers-had waked seven or c m Ics to their the mistake M irmcs were d the late Gov. Hig- a postal car, a comhtoa- gms in Dec lOOfa, has made a re- limi and smoker, one, day niarkahle fight for freedom. A law- coach and nine pullman yer bv profession, he protested when sleepers. The railroad officials, "Higgiiis commuted' the death Hove the sentence to life imprisonment, de- broken rail. daring that the Gov. had no legal! right to sanction the original sen- tence and impose a punishment of life imprisonment. Gov. Dix announced that he hai: pardoned Patrick just as he was about, to leave the capital for the ex- ecutive mansion. 'There has always been an air of mystery, in this important case. TVe atmosphere that surrounds the de I fondant shov.'cri that a fair and im- partial trial was scarcely possible." "I trust that Mr. Patrick will de- vote his energies to a complete vin- dication of his declared' tnnoncence." WAS FRIEND OF HARRISON Washington, D.C., Nov. Daniel M. Ransdelt, sorgeant-at-arms ot tho Unity] States Semite, formerly United States district marshal for thu District of Columbia, and an intimate 'rieml of the late President Harrison, died here early today as the result of an operation performed on Novcm- >er 7. TYPHOON IN PHILIPPINES WAS EXPENSIVE IN LIFE AND PROPERTY IMMIGRATION FIGURES FOR YEAR PAST SHOW A DECREASED NUMBER OF SETTLERS a permit expires on the under n n 'other year, hoping that before such doors mans haung to remain stjand- ing Hie sefMCe particularly im- prebsnc and the words of the speak- :The decision of the C I5 H 10 build trs ind the strains of music, new yards and freight sheds in North brought tears to the of manv, in I.ethbridgc is not In means a that mourning congregation 1) H new one. For two v there 1m e Pllo i ildivend the sermon, basing been -persistent rumors of the piopos his addl ss on the words of Christ, eil change. Last bimnK plans were I cm the resumption and the hie, all drawn for new sheds just noithof etr Uitli loycil eloquence he por- the present yards dircelh north of traud the gloneb and beauties of the station at the uebt side of tni. Christ s gospel cipeciallj the great north approach to the overhead atonement, 'on v, hereby man bridge. Money nis ilso estimated for is redeemed from the fall o! which will cost well over and is given an opportunity of re- gaining iijs status in the Kingdom of Hut there was objection Irom manv i God. resurrection is quarters to the proposed loiatipn bald the spelter and Brothel Tur- I'he wholesalci-.s did not like it i" be- nor will again receive his ibody, glori- cause it would cntair'u heavy haul i tied and and will ab over the Ninth M bridge infl hence socnte Kith his wife, kindled and increased cartage charges. The cart- i friends forever and ever Brief but age companies also entered objec-' touching tributes were paid to ihe tions on the same grounds. But .t J sterling qualifies of the deceased by citizens insisted thai the company ISlders Mercer, Ackroyd, Heninger, move the freight sheds from the pres- ent location where they arc a rather .Jacobs, of Cardston, and Bishop K-ar- ker and H. S. Young, bishop of Leth-, background for the Gait pronounced a. solemn, impres- sive and condoling benediction. In the spring, however, the monsy The musical numbers were supplied' appropriated by the company (or the; by the Magrath ward choir, .1. 0.. dens. reluctance tl: to their homes. evening an c.omnumi-vj tion from the war the general motriliznt Pi'n frontier was due part rrf n: gcndarmcricsloffire and that, to be at fever height as yet. No new no reservists had to the candidates have announced thftir In- j tention of standing for election ex- IS VERY TAME The municipal pot is brewing, but states Hut the firG seems to be rather low. Next >n in the cast- Monday is nomination day, but the in- .error on the icrest in the election cannot be said colors Thy officer, .Blieon the reservists, has hcei arrest. He protests tha ccpt who called up olaccd under Thc HlaU, at th, the k-lgciini f0n0w in the case of S. W. Tuckwoll, in the field for school trustee. present time is as lip received was explicit) and precise; For Hatch, W. U. L. and that he only carrie (icrfi, FORMER Oltolomi, an Illness o.vtciuling over sovoyl weeks, former United States Senator James Gordon, aged 70, died here early to- day. but his or- Hurdle, and .Tos. G.illesplo. iror AIrd, Aid. Ash- croft, A. Mayr, L. Keel, Dr. Lovevlng, L. Asfiuith. Doimld McXablj, W. J. McCnmbly and Uobort Sago. For school McClenn- gluin. Dr. ThomiiRon, H. Church, M. K. Kanko and K, Tuckwell. that while next year may not be so big a spending year fis this one has the city council will have many matters of extreme Importance to the city to deal with, especially in con- nection with, railways and now indus- tries and the best possible men arc needed. On Friday evening D. L. rinrdie will make his most, important address of the campaign m St.. August In's Hall, when lm will lay before tho elector? his whole platform and tell them what he intends to do In mut- ters of industrial development hi connection tho commission form of povernmcnt which soein to bo the two important, iasuort of the campaign KO fur. With a mayor, four aldermen :tnd A dctormlnod effort Is being made to three school ti to elect, the cam- bring out nioro business men for the paiffn should be n, vnrm one, but so aldermanlo. cnmpalgn. H Is realized far the hot sfirtl' not dovelopijd. Xov. Many lives were lost during a severe typhoon which occurred today, causing immense dam- age to property. The storm, which was very violent, crossed the islands of .Sarnar, Leytc. and North Panay, leaving ruin in its path. The town of Taclohati, the capital of Leyte, was practically destroyed. Two steamers were wracked in Taelonan harbor. How many persons were killed by falling houses, (lying debris and by drowning is not known, but the loss of life is reported tit have been great Ottawa, Nov. is receiv- ing the highest class of immigrants, though a smaller number or- free home- steads were located last year than the year before, is stated in the annual re- port of the Minister of the Interior, just out. Railway companies dispos- ed of more lands fast year than every before, the receipts from actual set- tlers being The average price paid was per acre. This is taken as Indicating that -newcomers are possessed of considerable means. The year's homestead entries were __ representing a population of.nection, and after meeting the busi-: Ham Vaughn; "Oh CJrav >n- incss men at different titm-s, lip yes-! Thy solo, Mrs. work was switched, and nothing dono.j Bridge conducting and Miss S Stacej urnbers Come Ye Discon- clioir All Earth- It was found that it would fee possible to build yards such as they wcl'e follows would live to build on the space. af- "orded west of thc-bridge. Supt. ly choir "Crossing eron, of Medicine Hat, made several j duet bv Mrs. Lewyllen and Mr. trips to l.ethbridge in this one con- j Bridge solo by Mr. Wil- Grave, Where is Lamb. tries, and souls, in the pre- vious year. terday met some of the members ofj The pall-bearers were close friends Itlic city council with members of the: of the deceased, J. A. I Hoard of .Trade and placed tlie new j -John Lamb, Carl Poulson, Chris. plans before them. These were firmed by the Hoard, and all and the damage is oral million pesos. London, Nov. Preaching at St. Paul's Cathedral today, Hishop Perdu, stimated at scv-; formerly of British Columbia, said Another typhoon that, the Church in Canada stood high of unusual severity is predicted the weather bureau ;ilong the west t not. coast ol Mindanao. said CALGARY MAN IS APPOINTED CHAIRMAN Fernls, B.C., Nov. the matter of the disputes pending at Frank and Hosmer, between the minors and operators, Commis- sioner MacNclM, of the Coal Op- erators' association, and Presi- dent Stubbs, of Dls-rlct 18, U. M. W. of A., have agreed upon J. O. Hannah, of Calgarv, to act as chairman In the yardage dispute between the men and the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., at Fernle and Michel. No chairman could be agreed upon, and the Minister of Labor had been asked-to appoint one. in diocesan organization. There was Canadian bishop or synod, he who did not know exactly what 'was wanted, but the same could not be said of this vast, unorganized Lon- don homeland diocese. con- i that now remains is to set the the city council. (Coiiiimied on page RUSH THE GRAIN OUT Fort William, Ont, Nov. 2S. Four or five elevators are idle here today. The weather is turning cold and snowing. There is necessity of rushing cargoes to ships to clear on schedule time. Poulson, A. Shclton and G. W. Hea- thershaw. The grave was dedicated upport Eider A. Mercer. Among mourners besides the widow and chil- dren were, F. Turner, father of the deceased, John, Monte, and Lyman Turner, brothers, Mrs. John Turner, Mr.- and Mrs. Martini Woolf, M.P.P., and their son, DC Voe, principal of the Magrath Central school. The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful. The contributors were as follows Messrs. Iteutrr, Sick and Moody, Lcthbridge, anchor; Bachelors' Club, large wreath; pil- low, Messrs. Lamb, Matkin, Shclton, J. A. Rasmussi'ii, Dr. lineman, Ibey, Kont, Ikathrrslmw, McConnell, W. Ride, Phillips, Andrew Hasmu.ssiMi, aicndcnlull Mr. and Mrs. Heather- show, spray Mr. and Mrs. Miehach, ray also sprays from tin- following ladips, Miss Hall, Mrs. B. L. Jensen, Mrs. li. Jensen, Jlrs. L. Mrs. A. Shclton, Mrs. Barclay Miss (.'bipman Tlni rhe invasion of Montana by od that the company Itnd serious in- Mrs. Poulson, Mrs nidi int. nu (ivipiulintr HIP