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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald 'nliime IV. Alta.. Thursday, October 5, mil. Painiber 249. DESERTERS VERY FEW AMONGST THE MINERS Stubbs Says Men Have Stood Tpgether Well PRESIDENT WHITE Not Saying Anything About the Strike Situation (Special lo the Ferine, -Oct. arrival uf 'Joliu P. While, president of the Un- 5Vni- -Workers of America, uoteil yesterday's dispatches, ha: .s created u widespread interest in the man aml in the purpose of iiis visit. To a Herald-, representative Mr. Wliilu conversed very fiecly regarding the object of his-visit. He had kepi in touch with the progress, of the Mruggle between the members of lo- cal unions and the operators, lint hail decided to come to the field a more intimate knowledge of llic situation than could be derived irom the most thorough .system of reports. Me was highly pleased the appearance of the district as he .halt viewed "it on his journey through. He. showed familiarity with, I he vastness o! .the coal beds of the Crow's Nost.Hass, and expressed him- self as proud of the peaceful record made by the men of the unions throughout a struggle which must have been at times provocative of strenuous action. lie hoped ;that his .visit might re- sult in good to all'parties, hut could rot. venture further upon what might FIREO SHOTS AT CABINET 'MINISTERS Vienna, Get. shots were firsd from the gallery In the Lower House or the in diction of tliQ ministerial benches where tile ministers of justice and education were seated. N'o ono was injured. Th-e man who fired the shots was arrested. NEW SCHOOL IN NORTH WARD School Board Will Ask for Plans and Speci- fications Another eight-room" school In North Lethbridge, is tlwj latest number on the building programme "of -tin School Hoard. A review of the attendance; re- port, given the Board at its" regular monthly meeting last n iff lit, empha- sised what had already been known, I hat Westminster School is taxed al- most to its limit, and that, there IB no provision for any considerable in- crease ol' school population in that part of the city. Of the ten rooms, eight in the Westminster and two in Bailey street schools, only two have an attendance down to the 35 pupil standard, while six have forty or over. ITALIAN BATHES HIP SAID TO HAVE BEEN BLOWN UP A Turkish Mine off Tripoli Caused Loss of Crew and Troops Aboard the Vessel--Austria Makes a" Demonstration Against Italy-Great Britian is Asked to Intervene by Turkey London, Oct. despatch from Rome lays that the Syracuse eorrei- pondent of a Rome piper, telegraphs: Itallani effected landing dote to Tripoli under protection of their war- ships." shells from flip Garibaldi. There was] turned and several of them formed in no "leans of knowing what the loss f battle line. The cannonade began DOUBLE TRACK C. P. R. BRANDON TO THE HAT Glasgow, Oct. A Co., a firm having agenti at Tripoli, af- ternoon received a cablegram from Jerba, Tunii, laying: "Italian flag floats over Tripoli." Early of life was in CU'ipoli, hut ample op- portunity was given this defenders to escape. When the Tatnna left the scene no landing had been attempted by the Italians, and it was feared that during the fight the town would be pillaged by Nomad Arabs who had been novcdng in the vicinity for some London, Oct. deipatch to Chronicle from Constantinople today that a cablegram received there from a Turkish source at Tripoli via Malta, states that the Italian battle-: ship Conte Di Cavour up by a Turkish mine off Tripoli and that; the crew and troops aboard'the vasiel The deipatch adds: "A 1 cannonade was heard last night j Samothrj.ee, an belonging: rums, to'Turkey in the Aegwn Sea, about 20 milei from the coait of Tnacc where flashes from Italian searchlights were this morning the first divi- sion of the fleet under Admiral velli resumed 'the bombardment. The Turkish ga'rrison occupied a position behind tho forts and responded with a fusilarie of shells that fell short. Italian commander endeavored to avoid damaging private dwellings, but some of them were destroyed anil the j governor's palace and the three forts at tho entrance of the harbor arc in The consulates and churches not been 'damaged, The scconti division of the fleet under Vice-Ad- "Violent cannonading was also heard off the coast from Prevewi." The new- y formed national defence committee today cabled King George of England asking him to intervene. .A news des- jatch from Rome this afternoon says miral Thaon di Rive! has approached close to Benghazi and Derna, and a bombardment of these places, ft is understood has been ordered to begin tomorrow. It is denied that any against the forts, the barracks and the palace of ,thc governor. Turks Badly Tangled London, Oct. The Italian fleet bombarded Tripoli on Tuesday and Wednesday destroying the forts and the Palace, but taking care not to injure the town itself. The Turkish gunners 'actively returned tho firo but were out-ranged. Information is incomplete as to whether .the Turks suffered casualties or whether Tripoli was although it is reported from Rome that negotia- tions for the surrender of Tripoli will be entered tomorrow. It is not cer- tain whether any'ltalians landed, but the first contingent of the forces left Italy and according to Malta reports the occupation of Tripoli will begin ovirThe on Thursday or Friday by the land- ROUGH DRAFT OF HOME RULE BILL London, Oct. despatch to the Standard from Dublin says: A rough draft of the Homn Rule Bill has .be-on nre- pared for re-submission to the cabinet. It provides for a grant of to start th-e new parliament. The Na- ,tionalists asked for 7i3 millions. ANOTHER STEP IN BRIDGE PLAN Hon. A. J. McLean Shown the Proposed Site at Diamond City For months the Lethbridge Hoard of Trade have ben advocating tho construction of a traffic bridge ing Of contingents from the warships, Of Diamond City, and also a s.nall bridge over Mile Coulee di- Tlifi post office and the Italian cnn-jrecUy north of the. larger bridge it sulatc at Malta are accepting mails jackets will he landed in. the imn.edi-ls'e- The ministry ale future. 'Such- landing yossib'Iv existent, dissensions for Tripoli on Friday. While Italy is thus hurrying the program of es- tablishing herself in Tripoli the Turk- ish government is in a hopeless tan- virtually non- bctween the Therefore, the Board' decided to call I due not only to Italian desl for plans and specifications for a new j bloodshed, but also to th eight-room school that will be b.ujlt as [the harbor had been extensively mln- soon as possible on the site already delay in bombardment 7 Tripoli j way he deci'dcd upon after arrival j Young For mediation of rcloi secured In Ninth avenue North (Gal- braith: east of Adams Park. The attendance rfeport for the month of September, showed an ten- he accomplished he had met the of 1128, as' against 1001 in men.-.of his order been enanl- ,tq grasp thoroughly the differences existing and the feeling between the parties. As might he expected, lUr. White strikes tho oliscrver. as being possess- ed of the ability which might be look- ed for from ;l man deemed capable of following a Mitchell or a Le leader of such a large organization as that which has honored him as its chief executive. Mr. Whitu will remain in the dis- trict for several" days and will bend his efforts towards bringing about an agreement between tlic miners and the operators. Being a very cool and deliberate speaker, denoting careful study on the subject upon which he speaks, Mr. Whits has been 'fortunate in creatini n most favorable impression upon nil who heard him deliver his short speech in answer to Acting Mayor McTntyre's welcome to Kcrnic yester- day. The occasion was entirely-unexpect- ed to him and his readiness in reply, and Hie.tact with which he spoke, assured his hearers that he was not a novice. Mr. White's Speech A full report; of his speech, a syn- opsis of which appeared in yester- day's follows Mr. Mayor, my friends, (mine work- ers and citizens of this grent com- monwealth I am indeed very grate- ful to the Mayor and the community for the cordial welcome cvtended to me on the occasion of my first visit to this beautiful little city, 1 have often heard of this splendid mining community, but previous to this I have never had the opportunity of observing its tugged grandeur. I rc- collccfc that a few years ago the press of the country heralded the fncfe that the whole of the city and its surroundings was destroyed by fire, and us I look out over the scene which Is spread before me today, 1 impressed by the fact that there must in this community, thrif- ty business people, to have succeeded in huilriitig up n new :md beautiful pity in' such a short space of time, is, I understand, greater and better in wny (ban the earlier Kcrnle was. This is highly commcnd- nblc, and -shows thrift and progress, nnd great possibilities for the future. I have journeyed hero for thp pur- pose, of offering my good offices in an eliorl. to in ing about an amicable ad- justment, if possible, of the differenc- Scptemberi Of 51 attend .the High more hav-3 Enrolled at, .-the J-Iigh School already in October. Sixty new pupils have been enrolled, and 17 have removed. The average attendance for the month was S5 per which was consid- ered excellent, In view of ttfe unfav- j orable wea-ther. the Coal Supply The fuel situation occupied a good deal of the attention ot the Board, and Chairman Wallace, of the Supply Committee, has been a busy man keep iuii up the fuel supply.. He, will get some car lots lo supplement, the sup- ply contracted for from "the New Barnes mine. The application of. Janitor Oxland for an increase of salary owing to the extra help he has to was con- sidered, and an increase of fio a month given. To facilitate the work of the jani- tors, electric lights will be placed in the basement of the Westminster and Kindergarten schools. The wire mats (Continued on nack es existing between the operators jiiid the. United Minn Workers of Am- erica in (his district, in the hope that my services may be of some as- un page TO EXAMINE MOUNTAIN AT FRANK Blairmore, Oct. lit. Commission appointed Indeiieml- to pass judgment, on Turtle Mountain, arriv- ed on Monday last. Prof. Miller, Prof. Kacvjy and Prof. Bailey constitute the party. The people are await- ng their report with great anxiety, as the future welfare of the town de- pends a good (leal on their finding. H. E. Lyris is spending a Few days at Fincher. The woods are full of local nimrods these days, hut the birds cleverly elude the weary ama- teurs. W. Gherley of Lille, spent a couple of days at Pincher this week. Mr. and Mrs. Williams, of Lille, were visitors in Blairmore on Tues- ilay last. Stor.y of the Bombardment Tunis, Oct. -t. Tripoli has been bombarded twice by the Italian fleet. I I I pull i lire to avoid expeditionary corps. Before com-! regime miikmp; tlie adoption ot ic fact thatjnicncing the bombardment" of Tripoli i definite line of policy impossible. squadron removed all tlic moment all talk of medi made a revision of negotiations has been r order that tile 'best possible con- nections might 'be opened up the Italian mines and m hydrography charts 16 insure, safety. Torpedo destroyers circulated hc- Lwcen fleet and the coast others out- The lirsti shot was fired shortly after side the fleet'.protected it trom ..-pos- to the background. To Bombard -Derena Rome, Oct. naval squadron under Admiral Thaon has been or- to Lethbridge for tire people north of the city. Petitions have boon circu- lated in the district which would be most benefitted by the construction of these two bridges, and these have nret "with unanimous approval by" the residents of the country to the north. Yesterday the most Important tlep In the matter was taken when four parti-as went out to the location of tho'bridge In autos to look over the j ground. Hon. A. J. MacLean was 3 o'clock yesjterday afternoon. Shell-' sible attack irom the rear iiig was resumed'er.rly this morning'! boats having after a quiet night. There was a j the chase oi the Italians might have steady but slow fire from tiie ships j the audacity to attempt to sink in ,case jdered to bombard Derena on Thurs- escaped j day. The instructions are not to until dusk last night and shots also came from the torts in the town. The French steamer Tafana took a dele- gation from -Djcrna to the scene of hostilities. Among the party was the French Consul C4cneral H. Leon, who made several ineffectual attempts to ,lmid. The Tafana was stopped about ten miles from Tripoli by a hoat from the cruiser Varesc, which the warships of Italy them. A line of strelchus between Tripoli and the Tuniaau frontier on one side and from Benghazi, to tlic Eoirinh Gulf, up the, Egyptian frontier on the other. From-there and Derna another line of ships extends north-westwards to face any attack from Turkish ships. A torpedo fleet commanded by .the ordered her to Teturn, but she re- fluke of Abruazi patrols the sea from maiiied for more than an hour, even Grote around Greece to the London creeping in closer to the blockaded Adriatic Seas. Thus the squa- towii, Tho white buildings of Tripoli (Iron operating before Tripoli is pro- could he plainly seen and the whole, fielil of operations was unfolded be- fore tho watchers. Officers of the lected from all sides. Drawn war'.array the posing and up in with the party, and the whole plan laid 'before him. It was pojnUHl. out that the people to' the north have vsjry -poor traffic connections with1 Lethbridge. the present route requir- ing them to drive many miles put of the direct line in order to si tire: land sailors unless this becomes ab- solutely necessary, as the occupation of these .places will be accomplished by soldiers. The Official Journal pub- j possible the building a radial elcc- li'shcs a note that as.Turkey.has not'trie railway to connect up the many city. It was also shown b.uild- ing the proposed bridge it would make signified her renouncement of the right to 'dike prizes it only reserves I towns across the river with this city. Mr. McLean seemed to 'be favorably impressed with the plan, 'but would to herself the same right under ar-' nnn :F not commit himself until he had con- squadron has an im- formidable appearance. Varcso-ex-plained that the With tlic sailors at their posts the been delayed because Admiral ,.Au-; gun crews'at their guns the signal RECIPROCITY WOULD HAVE BROUGHT G. N. Winnipeg, Oct. stated In St. i'aul that had reciprocity carried, Mr. T, J. Hill was contemplating the con- Imiance of tho Northern iinint'h. now tormina ting at Michel, on up tho Elk, aud finally to Calgary. hrey, commander of the Italian fleet, had received a request from tho Tri- poli for another day's grace and gave the.garrison an ex few hours. The battleship Bene- dettc Drill and armored cruisers GUI eppc Garabaldi anii Francesco Fer- niccio drew iip in line opposite the liarhor. JJ'herc were, no small craft in ihe batMe line opposite the har- :ior. There was no sign of life in the city but the .Turkish flew 'rom the castle and forts. The. first- shots were directed towards Charat- ti Fort and'later Kerkerche Fort was shelled. As the first shots hurst ov- er Tripoli the garrison seemed to Kc'ti and it returned the fire with vigor A heavy cannonade was kept up oil both sides for a few minutes and then firing became desultory. So far .ns could be seen no warship was hit, Vice-Admiral Karavelli at four o'clock'ordered his ships to cease fir- ing to permit the town to surrender, but no sign was a'ter a few minutes the ships began again. This time great .havoc was wrought, for- tifications were razed, the forts suf- fered severely, and the light house to Ihfi north-west was destroyed by STEAMERS ON THE Fort William, Oct. reports bore state that the steamfirs lo'sendalo of the Allan Line, ami 'lummer of Merchants Mutual line, re on the rocks Point, Sto. Marie, CHRISTIANITY THE OFFICIAL RELIGION Hartford, Conn., October -I, Speaking at the ftirmlngton Avenue ConKregatioJiailat church today Rev. W. W. Me- prealdvmt of the Hart- ford clerical seminary, said: "J understand the Bmperor of will shortly issue an edict ostAbliBhiiiK Christianity tilt.' official rullgiou of that country. f, t t .-ft A A H for'tlic attack was awaited breathless anxiety. Suddenly the flag- ship signalled "hoist full bunting" and the fleet transformed into ships of peace in their dress of Hags, and hunting, steamed slowly past Tripoli as if in review. It was the last- at- tempt of Admiral Aubrey to shove his forces to the enemy that they .might be imhicud to surrender, but the Turks refused to come. The ships re- MEDICINE HAT CANTCREDIT IT Report That the C. P. R. Shops Will go to Calgary (Special to The Herald.) Medicine Hat, Oct. Milne and a number of the aldermen of tlic city are incredulous 'over the car shops location. When shown a dis- patch by your representative 'they re- fused to make any statement, us they are of opinion that the nveetins in Montreal this morning was n share- holders' meeting, and are :it a loss to understand how the shops question was 'brought up and settled. They, laid they will wait .until they receive some definite Information from the company before they will lake tht? matter an setllod. The decision, however, will no doubl., prove a heavy blow to Medl- ciire Hat. Thoi.sandB of people have land, and others secured options on the strength of tho reports that the shops wore sure to come ncrti. Real estate vMufia during tho jmst five months have Jumped 300 per tide 211 of the Merchant Marine Code. The note adds that Italy de- clares contraband of war all objects denied by article 21fi same code. To March Against Greece London, Oct. despatch receiv- ed here bytNews Agency from its cor- respondent at Saloniltl, says he learns that all preparations have been com- pleted by .the Turks for a forward march lo the Thessnlian frontier, ,pre- sumably on account of the reported warlike preparations of Greece. Want Austria' to Act Vienna, Oct. Turkish am- bassador has informed .Count Von. Aehreiuhal, the Au-jtro-Hungarlan for- eign that the Turkish gov- ernment has positive information that Italy is preparing to land a large body of troops in Albania aud requests that Austria insist that Italy adhere to her declared intention of respecting the status quo in the Balkans. It is un- derstood that Von Aehrentbal replied that he would await developments. There is a persistent rumor that Arch Duke Ferdinand, the heir apparent, is annoyed at the presence of Italian warships at Prevasa and that an Aus- trian naval demonstration is not im- irobable. Many of the newspapers here are urging such a demonstration. Suggests Arbitration Paris, Oct. EffenrH, the Turkish delegate to council of union of Interparliamentary Union, acting under advice from other members of the council, today' telegraphed to Porte suggesting that, Turkey offer di- rectly to Italy to-arbitrate all differ- ences between the governments, a? both are signatories to the Hague con- vention. If Italy "refuses, as Bostani El'icudi -concedes, probably she will, believes, bo still further placed in wrong before the world. (Continued on page DEATH PENALTY FOR RUSSIAN ROBBERS suited with the department "at Ed- monton, which-fate will do at an -early date. Mr. Gordon. en- gineer, and D. Duff and R. E. -Mc- Arthur of this city were with tho party, and all pronounced the site chosen for the bridge a good one. It will h'e a short bridge, while on 'both sides of the river, there are easy approaches on direct lines. people of Lethbridge are to have this bridge-construct- ed, and in case the government de- cided to 'build the 'brldgte the city will make arrangements to reserve running rights over it for a street railway- largely increased tonnage for transportation companies and ACCEPTED MR. GORDON'S RESIGNATION Blairmoiv, Oct. 4. A very interest- ing service was held in the Presby- terian Church, Blairmore, last even- ing, 'Oct.' 3, when the Presbytery of Macleod met arid inducted 'Rev. A. S. Tod as minister of the First Presby- terian Church. Rev. A. M. Gordon, of Lethhridge preached the sermon. Rev. B. Lang, of Passbiirg addi'assed, the minister, and Rev'. T. Coleman the people. Murray, of Refreshments were served at Ih'a close oC the srvice uy the ladies. Rev. A. M. Gordon also submitted his resignation to the Presbytery, which was regrwttfiilly received. Mr. Gordon will remain in his present charge till the middle ot -November. MUCH TYPHOID IN f MOOSE JAW Moose Jaw, Oct. outbreak of typhoid tever, which has been prev- Odessa, Oct. of the tntiii who participated in the .jobbery of the office of the Interim tloiial Harvester Ctt. here on August 2nd went found guilty today and sentenced to