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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TFe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V, Alberta. Tnvsiliiy, Oclolx-r 1, 12 Number 248 BALKAN ARMIES PREPARE FOR WAR Troops Being Rushed to the Front With All Haste London, Oct. urgent and categorical representations in favor of he preservation of peace in the Bal- kans have been made to Sofia by the Russian foreign minister, Gazonoff. Tbe other members of the triple en- ;ents, France and Great 'Britain are ikcwise using their good influence vhile the members of the triple al- lance, Germany, Austria and Italy are list as determined to prevent the outbreak of hostilities. Preparing Red Cross Service St. Petersburg, Oct. exten- eiisive hospital equipment has beon .iroparcd for Russia for service in Bulgaria and Servm in the event of war, The mobilization department lie Russian Red Cross society under .he presidency of Aleunder Giitclikoft' made 'all arrangements for tho iomllng of two field hospitals of I'OO jcds each and four ambulance liospit- ils of fifty beds each with a full coim ileuient of and nurses to lie front. The equipment is being oiidud on cars today so as to be in Miinetliate readiness. Turkish Cabinet Slttinug Constantinople, Oct. decis- 011 of the Bulgarian and Servian gov- to proceed with mobili- Lutinn of their armies lias called forth little comment here! The Yen! is tlie only newspaper of- im.- lortance to refer to the mutter. It, have no belief in Ihe likelihood war but should it break out tbe will HO with Bulgaria, turkey Will know how to preserve ier honor." A special sters culled today and is still The News ih London London, Oct. armies 3alk-an States are -preparing for war vith feverish activity. The mobllizu- lon order given out yesterday is b-s- ng put into effect with all spoeci, ac- cording, to despatches received here. The various nations concerned ap- >ar to believe that the longed-for mo- nent has at last arrived when they vill be called upon to inarch against 'in-key. There still nsmnins but two points 11 regard to which diplomats can inue to maintain optimism: The first of these is the fuel '.-inter is approaching, and will Ten- der active war operations difficult; i-liile the s-econd is that the European 'owers are working in accord, am: iave warned tho belligerent little that whatever might be 'tire jiitcome of a war they not be illowed to extend any of their borders o take in a portion of Macedonia. Everything, according io the des- m'cches from the disturbed centres. ;eems ripe for the long-expected con- lagratiou in the Near East. Tu-e Turkish government, diplomats issert. would like to find an easy vtty out of tbe war with Italy, and bink the 'war in the Balkan states rould assist, but Italians, at the same line, are anxious to sut at their big leighbor, while he is involved with >ne of the great Powers. At present lie re appears to ibe no reason wliy ny of the European Powers should jceoiiie involved in the event of )reakin'g out, although it. is recog- Inized by the diplomats ui every that it would take Uttle'to [raw them in, once the i rouble is (fined. Austria, it is belieret here, will be forced to mobilize a few of army HON. JOHN HAGGART, M.P. For South Lanark; the; oldest mem- ber of the Dominion Houss, He is ill, though perhaps not seriously, at his home in Perth c- DECORATE! DECORATE! Preparations for the visit of tlie Vice-Regal party on nesday 'and Thursday of next week are proceeding apace. The "Western Fire'works Co., of Denver, will commence decor- at ing' on Thursday morning, 'and all ciliKens are reciuested to -niak-e their plans early, as the committee in charge oC tho entertainment of the party are .particularly anxious that the city should present its best ap- pearauce on this occasion, "TOM BROWN" IS BEADJGED 88 HERO OF FAMOUS SCHOOL STORY LIVED TO A RIPE OLD AGE WARDOGS TUG AT THE LEASH London, Oct. than three million soWlenHn ISurope will in activo nervlct> with hi tt'it days; svlll bo standing: at'attention; literally marking time until their oilicors, or misters 'Kivo one or twir'oi'doi'B. "Entrain for Ibe war, or return 10 your homes, tlvere win be no war." The war volcano In the near east IK runiblliiK deouly, flip llttlt' status iininediiitoly concerned in the threatening crisis In Haitians maintains small armies, necessarily, but the present uiobiliza- Uon of the troops of the groat nations means that the number of soldiers tlui.v will have ready quiekly for immediate service will bo ulmo.u trebled. The 'foreign fixtures givo some Idea of the normal peace force of each -nation's army ami of the number of troops that are now preparing hurriedly to tafcc tlio field. Turkey Peace War Bulgaria..; Ureoce Montenegro fiO.OOO This without bringing into account the millions of troops that Austria, HiifiyJa ami Cieriimny, deeply involved at the moment, can mob- ilize and that are moving toward their frontiers. Will thort? be an eruption of the smoking and rumbling volcano 'which has threatened so Ions? Will there be war with the little Halkuz; states unitedly attacking Turkey? Will there be war with all the international com plications which must follow almost necessarily? Seemingly the great powers, tho police of making every effort to prevent war. It is as if a crowd of small hoodlums were brand- ishing their'fists and making loud threats aga'inst .each other. If the police acted unitedly the group of belligerents would tbe. scattered, for- cibly-pacified in a minute, lint here each policeman haa his own motive, his own plots, his own rabid tippet-lie for now territory. TO ASCERTAIN THOSE IN LEAGUE WITHJ'NAMARAS Important Trial Commences at Indianapolis Prosecution Being Conducted by United States Government London, Oct. Augustus Or- j Indianapolis', Ind., participated with the MoNamara bro- thers in the 'series of dynamite and nitre-glycerine explosions which pre- ceded and follo'wed tne wrecking of tlici Los Angeles Times building, Oct; I-. 1910, when twenty-one persons were killed, the government hopes to dis- close iu the trial which begins today before Judge A. B. Anderson of fifty- one meii. At the head of the list, of. defend- ants, who thus are brought into court exactly two "years after the Los'An- geles disaster are: Frank M. Hyan, president of the International Association of Bridge aud Structural Ironworkers. Ortie K. McManigal, once known as "J. W. McGraw" on the Pacific coast, a confessed dynamiter and accomplice of the (McNamara brothers, who has been kept in custody as a witness for lebar, vicar of Wellington, who was the original of Tom Brown in "Tom Brown's 'School died yesterday at the age of 88. His death recalls one of the most famous fights in fiction, namely, Tom Brown's encounter with logger" Williams, which has ever since t .md m, the subject oE endless discussions as I _, PREPARE FOR EARLY ELECTION SAYS THE LIBERAL CHIEFTAIN Sir Wilfrid Laurier Opened Ontario Tour at Corn- wall-Cabinet Divided on Naval Question-How Senate Stood by the People Cornwall, Out., Oct. the Vic-ij coining to an re- APPROVED THE BYLAW Tabor, Sept. bur- geasos of Tuber today passed the bylaw to enable the Eur- eka and the White Ash collier- ies to construct a spur from tliu line of tho C. P. H. bore to their mines north of town. This will mean a large increase in the output of these mines, and In all probability to further linprovemonts and ex- tensions. toria skating rink last night before Kari1 to tho navy or any ol the burn- contiguous ridings, Sir Wilfrid Laur- ier inaugurated his central Ontario campaign by a speech in which he claimud tho Conservative cabinet is torn by dissensions which prevent its LOOKS AS IF STREET CARS WOULD PAY FROM START Figures for First Month Some Lessons Learned BENEDICTINE FATHER SAILS to who won. The fight actually oc- curred, the Rev. Orlebar's opponent being the Rev. Chancellor BulUeley Oweir Junes, who believes that neith- er claimed the victory, because bntJ were so badly damaged that they could not be recognized. the prosecution ever since his arrest in Detroit a year ago last April. Herbert S.'. Hoc-kin, successor of John J. McNamsmi as secretary-treas- urer of the union, whom CVlcManlgal accuses of being tbe organizer of the of the originators of the alarm clock scheme by which explosions were set off sev- eral hours after the mine was placed .Most of tlie other defendants are present or former union officiate whom tbe government charges "were linked together in a conspiracy by extensive correspondence from 15105 to 1911, during which time more than 100 explosions in states scattered from .Massachusetts to California oc- curred in works under construction by employers of non-union labor. Pifty-fnm- men were indicted last February, but John J. JlcCray, Wheel- ing, Va.. never has been located and tin; McNfimara brothers are in prison in California. The court room which probably for ported in today's Herald, took place, i wecks will the sccne of the irlalj brings no news as to who UK- perpe- has been ready. Every precau- trator of the deed was, but it is tion has been taken to secure quiet, learned that the hold-up took plate j Tlie windows of the small room, lo- wliilc the station agent, K. T. Hell, [cated ou an outside corner of the NO CLUE TO THE WALDO HOLD-UP (Special to Hie Kernie, Knpt. 30. Lntcst reports j from Waldo, where the llolii-up re- corps In Bosnia, so as to prevent :he Servians from entering tin: Banjul of was going irom ihe station to second door of the federal building, his residence, nearly a mile j been heavily curtained to ex- whcn he was accostcrt by llie robber, I the daylight. Recently Judge who .luil a handkerchief covering his. Anderson Iwd the walla and celling improve N'ori Bazar. (Continued TWO MORE MILUS FOR MEDICINE HAT .Medicine Hat, Oct. ber jitaris off well for this rapidly expanding Industrial city. Aid. M. A. Brown wired from Toronto today that liu bad closed contracts with tho Maple Leaf Hour Mills Co., and the Manitoba and Ontario Flour .Mills, for the erection of mills ai Medicine Hat, with ;i. capacity of three thousand bar- rels a day, Tho mills will be erected without iIHny. The towers on 'lio bis Ogilvio mill have Iwou completed, and it will mil he lour mnjt is being taken in. face, and. told to hold up his hands. thlt.kly with felt Io Having a'wash tub in one hand and a lantern in the other, Mr. Bell was powerless and obeyed orders by drop- ping the tub, but held on to the lan- tern. Chief Minty returned from v j today, but no developments arc rc- ported. No effort, will le assistant. however, tn trace the highwayman I Sixteen defendants were placed and bring him to justice. der bonds each, to appear for sound conditions. United States S-enator John W. Kera has bcpu retained na counsel for Hit: defendants, while the govern- ment will be represented by District i Attorney Charles P. Miller and his KAISER'S DAUGHTER IS IN LOVE Serin, Oct. s reported that the Princess Victoria Louise, the Kaiser's only'daughter, has fallen in love with and will marry Prince Ernest August, youngest 'son of the Duke of Cumberland. It has been the belief that noth- ing less than a throne would be acceptable to the Kaiser, as his daughter's marriage portion, and it even had been strongly hinted match might be arranged that with Edward, Prince of Wales. However, If tho present rumor be correct, it will end the ancient feud between the houses of Cum- berland and Hohenzollern, which began over the absorption of the kingdom of Hanover by Prussia. It is declared the Duke will re- nounce his claims to the throne of Hanover, vacated by his fa- ther, George and that the Kai- ser will appoint Prince Ernest as regvnt of SruntnvlGk, trial, and the others each under bonds, making an aggregate in bonds of Witnesses are to.foe called from many parts of the jfcouuiry. While It is not the government to go the cases which resulted in of the McNamaras, ail .that part of the evi- dence of the. coast explosions as irertahis; to" the interstate eeipts wcie S2S55.05 and the actual explosive! has 'been -made earnings available to District Attorney Miller, j the eighteen days the average Each of tile thirty-two Indictments was approximately 3315, or 552 peo- retiiriied. last February contains pic per ear. It is estimated that 500 charges against all of the defendants. people daily per cur will he suircient Yesterday closed the first calendar month of the street railway tion, the cars running from her. 13lh to the end of the month. DM it pay That Is the question heard on every side. Much interest is heing taken iu the street car opera-1 tions by in general, and they I arc anxiously awaiting the first fin- ancial report from the superintendent., Seen hy the Herald this morning Supt. Keid said he could not tell yet whether or not the ears had been a paying proposition for the month, t-nt he is very hopeful of the result. During the month they carried a total of The re- London, Oct. Clarkson sails for .Canada at the end of this week as direct- or of the new Benedictne Col- lege, at Calgary, Alta. .When this venture is firmly establish- ed the English Benedictines will make a further experi- ment at Vancouver. ation is a new election and he con- cluded, his address with what he said would bo the motto of their cam- paign "Please don't cry; don't whine, don't despair; hut prepare for the fight." Hon. Sidney Fisher, late minister of agriculture, cn.ntrasr.crt the records of tile two parties and repeated the arguments to the elTect that the Con- servatives had made different for eieetioiis in the provinces of. Que- bec und Ontario. Sir Wilfrid Lanrier, after the pre- liminary humorous references to last i year's defeat, exclaimed "J ask you; my Conservative friends, .what., hat heen done by the present government during the' last 12 months. It.-would sit lightly and not add so much aft a feather's weight to its small .bodyl What has been done is not visible, tot the naked .eye. "Tlie reason is that since the mo- ment they got into office they have been wrangling among themselves ov- er a naval policv. Thej have not been EXTEND CALL TO NANTON MINISTER ST. ANDREWS CHURCH .._ WOULD .-LIKE REV. A. PASTOR'' At the largest and most successful idle. They have been sitting at the council .board since they came to find out if it were possible to get together on some policy. Up to tlie present-time they have not been able to come togethei, and I don't think'they will." "Sir Wilfrid cldinicd that the Con- servative-party had sowed the pres-. ent dissentions by attempting the' task during the last election of ap- pealing ,to Nationalists m Quebec on one propaganda and to the loyalists Ontario, on-another. They got m- .tp .power by appealing to conflicting 'passions.. They soued the wind aud were'now reaping the whirlwind. Some Naval History Sir Wilfrid said-that Canada as a and tbe charges are embraced in to cover all-expenses, and if the av- meeting yet held by'the congregation' three They Transport- "erage keeps up, there is every reason o[ 'Andrew's church, North Ward, young nation shared with othet na- ing dynamite and nitroglycerine in to believe that the operation of the passenger _trains from one state to system will be another, as Ortie E. aioMnnlgal con- Tnc management financial success last evening a unanimous call was fessod was done "when these explos- ives were carried in suit cases from hiding places at Muncie, Ind.; Roches- ter, Pa.; .Tiffin, Ohio, and Indianapolis to cities where "jobs" were to be blown up.: (Continued on page working toward ex'lunded to Rev. 'A. C. Bryan. B.A., i tecled of lhe Atlantic and average of 5000 fares daily, and of Nanton, to become the-next Pacific coasts of Canada, and said believes that when the people become minister ot that church. Mr: Bryan the time had arrived to meet the thoroughly acquainted with the schcd--.s the :the Presbyterian I-ie said in 1902 while -he ules that niark will be reached. I of Albertai Hu is a gold "medal- was m England, it had been repre- "Oui: aim .is to give the best pos- Qf Queen's university, where he- aentcd to llim thflfl m Cannda sible service with the smallest ex- BU jlcGiil university, i dolnS nothing for defense, and RETURNS FOR PAST MONTH CUSTOMS SHOW DECIDED IN- EN- TRIES Brvan also Mcurea hi For sometime lie fraught in St. Francis college, The customs returns for the month ifor tlje systenf since operation began of September last amounted io on Sepfc- I3- This wns (Iur' as compared with ing the fair when on Wednesday the for the corresponding period last system carried over 70UO people. 01 vear. tne who used the cars on Sun- pcnse. The expenses tor the first month have naturally been ier than from now on, as there was much extra work to do on the track and whm.e he much overhead work. When the expenses u -a Mr. Brv- triinmed to the minimum, however, to gt> I think that we will be able to show drcw's church, as it is believed he a profit, or at least break even. i jjjs to do so Sunday was an eye-opener to the t-mc ag0i lhe t.al] was management, and shows what they may expect next summer when Hen-j derson Park becomes the beauty recreation spot it is expected to be. I The number of passengers carried on TORY Sunday was setting the record j had offered then that Canada Dominion Lands Returns There were forty-one entries in the Dominion hands ofliec last month up as follows 33 homesteads, Superintendent 3-1-14 were passengers on the red line, indicating that over 1500 people visited the park iiurin.e; the day. Keid it> seriously HATES AMERICANS SIR RODMOND ROBL.IN DENOUNC- ES UNITED STATES CITIZENS IN COARSEST TERMS 1 purchased home- j considering increasing the service tin j Winnipeg, Sept. meeti j the red line, so that at least a fii-j sunport Of candidauire of Alex. 7 pre-emptions, stead. Hank Hearings tcen spivice may be given thfl, Morrison, wai The bank clearings for the month1 patrons in that district. The line is tonight The of .September just closed amounted although the North to as against Lethbridge cars arc- still the winners 035.37 for the inunth of August. THOMAS W. LAWSON The Boston financier, who has started crusade against Stock Exchange gambling, an evil which he says is re- sponsible for the high cost of living in the United States when the returns are counted up daily. will carry ten thousand people on the red line cars on Sundays next said the superintendent this morning, ''and ihai will bring up our average so that I do not bi- liove the question of the cars paying will enter much into the matter at all." DR. WILLIAMS DEAD Dublin Oct. Dr. Williams late- chaplain to the forces who ser- ved In the Fenian raid, is dead. anight.- The principal speaker was Sir Redmond Roblin, and he occupied the evening in making a special ap- peal to-tho farmers, pointing'to tho work which 'was being done by the Grain Commission, in tbe establish- ment of a sample market, and the cash grunt for agricultural purposes. Ho again spoke strongly, denouncing the reciprocity pact, saying that Ca- nada should not allow itself to be al- lied with a people whoSG uistory for a hundred years bad been one of avar- ice and greed and fraud. Another Conservative meeting was held at Faunyscelle, but the speakers billed did not appear. charge of the defences at Richmond, Quebec, Esflu malt aml Halifax. He had also said that as soon as Canada increas- ed to such an extent in population and resources to irrake it possible they would get a navy 0E their own. In 1009 a resolution Was agreed to by all the members of parliament, even including Mr. Monk, to the ef- fect that such a navy should ba con- structed, but later the Conservative! divided on the question, some saying the navy pass into <5reat.Bri- tain's control automatically in case of war and another that Canada should not have navy or fight for England tinder any circumstances. The Liberal navy policy was for .-a navy built in Canada, for Canada and manned in Canada and under all cir- cumstances under the control Ot the government of Canada. If England were in danger or even ou trial, ho knew all Canadians would insist on the navy going to her assistance, but we are "Canadians, first, last and all the said A Political Trick Sir -Wilfrid criticised Mr. Bordeii for not holding for tne different; vacancies simultaneously, es- (Continned on page in held at Cypress River HOME RULE BY END OF THE YEAR London, Oct. govern- ment view of the Ulster anti- Nome Rule demonstrations and covenant-signing, is summed up in the following words of Sir Rufus Isaacs, delivered in an ad- dress to his constituents at Read- ing last night: "I speak for the government when I say that these incidents in Ulster will not turn us one hair's breadth. We are as undis- mayed, as we are unafraid, by all these undignifed performanc- es. We shall pursue our policy calmly and patiently, with such wisdom as we can bring to bear upon the question with which we have to deal. "We shall carry the Home Rule Nbill through the House of Com- mons, and I venture to predict that before the end of this year the bill emerges from the Com- mons, after having passed its third reading." WILL TRY FOR BIG PRIZE Taber, Sept. p. 'Hem- pie, who took first prize at. the Taber fair the other day for bis spring wheat, and also won the Farmers Lumber Co.'s cup, lor thtj best bushel of spring wheat, is soiiijr 10 try for the gasoline tractor at the Dry-Farming' Congress Leth- One old-time grain buyer said Hint in an oxperi- tjnce of over years, ho had never seen wheat to equal it. Jt was grown from the cele- brak'd .Marquis wheat, and in spile uf tho fact that. Mr. Hem- pie can get S5.00 and over a btishrJ, ho absolutely refuses 10 sell. Tho Hoard of Trade will do nil they can to assist .Mr. llemple to land the A ;