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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Hie Lethbridge Daily Herald IT. Letbbrjdftc. Alta.. Wednesday, October Number 254 LUMBER FROM ACROSS THE W- A Lot of It Coming Into This Country, Says Mill' Man TAX COMMISSION Took of Lead- ing Business Men at Eernie (Special to the ftrmt, Mi, in Tax Commls- ron, which u, visiting jll important points, in the proviuu., with the ob- iiot 01 gathering statistics and heat- ing the opinions ot practical men throughout the province bearing up- on taxation and its Muring upon the 'different locaiitjei anil their .indus- tries, u session here yesterday Jlon Price Ellison, Minister of Fin- ance Hon. Mr. McPhilliys, C. H. Lugrm and W H- Malkin, of Van- 'couwr, are the members of the com- mlwlon and Dr Grey is acting as Kecretary W. G. Barclay, manager of the trow'n Nest Trading Co.; Mr. Huht- Ington, of the TritM-Wood Co.; Mr. Reading, of the C P R J. L. Mcln- ,tjn, acting major, F C. Duboise, ol the Elk Umibrr Co L A S Daclc, of the Bank of Com- f'Jntrct Thos Uphill and Thomas ot Miners' Union, G G MoffaH, secretary of the Board of Tilde, R M Young, sccretarj of the C N. P. C. Co V H Cree, W Barclay, citv clerk and others aakeo1 to their is tn that would lie Sending the present methods ot tax- ation The nferchsnts were of the 'opinion that the present poll tax was equitable, hut suggested that this revenue should go to the municipali- ties where collected tThe personal tar on merchants should be assessed upon tho net earn- ings instead oi npon the stocks of igoods Tho city elerk thought tliit the method of collecting taxes should ohaiigtd, and thit the citv or muaictpality should (Cmtlnutd en page 5.) GORDON OFFERED Miners Prepared to Accept it-Convention now Being Held Hay Bring Conclusion of Prolonged Strike-President Powell Says Both are Willing to Negotiate-Riders to Gordon Award Likely to be cut out--Will Fight for the Check Off System Sir Hugh Graham, of the Montreal Star, Who clilmi credit for the Tory Victory TURKISH ARMY IN BAD SHAPE Troops Were Britain's Declaration of Neutrality Philadelphia, Oct. Pow- ell, British consul at Philadelphia, was today notified that' Great Britain has formally declared., her neutrality In the Italian-Turco war. Turkt Repulnd Oct. to the Times from Malta aays-that on. Oct. 8th two'hundred T.nrkiflh advanced to within two miles'and a half'of Tripoli and tried ,to'surprise the sentries 'but were repulsed, three Turks being kflled. A majority of the Turkish, troops have .-fled, says'the 3500 are. concentrating nearvChurain'some distance from Tri- poli The> bale onh four guns ns the others Abandoned in the Tn poll forts. The Times Tripoli -corres- pondent In a dispatch dited Oct 8th arm; as being ill ail jmenviaWetpllght Army In Bad London, Oct. Morning Post's Tripoli dispatch dated Oct. 10 reports that the Turkish army .under.Munhir I'asha is In a bad state from' lack :of provisions and watfll, -and that Pasha has opened, with the Italian commandant The Ohrpn tele's correspondent that no Tur h troops be.illowed to through Egypt and declares that Bul- garia. Houmanla have decided on a general mobilisation A run on thfi branch bank of Rome In Constantln ople haa resulted in the withdrawal of many millions. RUN TRAIN THROUGH TO GREAT FALLS I Important Change on the A. Rail- road "dowmencing on the 22nil of this month, the trains le-uing lierc tor Montana, will go right through to Grea't Falla, instead of transferring the rtwengMi irden, Mont, This Yill'te a ufpleasjnt, stop for passengers on this line, and nil! be a great benefit to the service betwwn and Great Fills. H the first step toward making the service between these Uo cities in eier) particular, and I expect to see the traffic along the lim tocreate rapidlj was the' statement made to thtjjjlerald this morning hy J. F. Tafldr, general superintendent of Northern at Great Falls Mr with Mrs Tavlor, and Mr. p, general master mechanic, arrived in the night from Ihe.south in their special car and vent south to Falls this, morning. Mr. Tay" thai lie bad been com- lo come up as far Sweet OrwR on some special business, and thai lie mould run up to see ol Lethbrulge, of which bo so witch since coming to (treat Falls lie is much pleased with thinks Montana and Allfeta two of the richest of North America. Rrfcnmg lo the coil strike in Al- berta, the -general 'superintendent said SIR JAS. WINTER PASSES AWAY He was at One Time Premier of Newfound- land Toronto, Oct 10 HOB Sir James Speirman Winter, K C K C M G 01 St John's, Nfld passed ftt the residence of hife daugh tei Mrs O ArUiuf Jarvia, m tins city, after n short illness Sir James who was M'jnis olrtj'-'arriv- ed in the caty about ten dar' and since that tine' JUST LEGISLATION TO BURGLARIZE BANK TOO FOND OF LOWJMTECTION A Manufacturers' Criticism of the Late Liberal Government Toronto, Oct. from all parts of Conmla gathered here today, and when' annual convention of the Canadian Manufac- turers Association opened at the King Edward Hotel, about 125 had regis- tered. George Booth; ofH Toronto, submitted tho fortieth report of-the Canadian 'Manufacturers Association. He staged that while the. late govern- ment was ecarcfiy hostile to protec- tion, it displayed a.- marked, enthus- iasm for -lower protection, .with res.ult that, during the years business had been unsettled ana in- vestment of capital more-or-less Iiam- pered. Tho assets of the -Association he placed at and liabilities at leaving a surplus of a dccrunse of as computed with Iflst ycnr. The Association, however, I still has 'In assets. revenue for the year was from all sources. ANOTHER OVERWHELMING LIBERAL MAJORITY Baltlcrnrd, Oct. ro turns of th-a election In the ItatUe ford constiluency give Albert Cham- papno, Liberal, fi.-HO and Howell, (Jouservntivc, So R. B. Bennett Char- acterizes A. G. W. Act Edmonton, Oct. today's ses- sion of the Supreme, Court was take-n up with the argument of lawyers on suit of the province .against Royal Bank tor- proceeds of -the Alberta and Great Waterways bbndi gale. The first to address the court was J. -H; Moss, Toronto, for Waterways Co., who argued first on the -assumption that thte act ot Dec. 16, annulling the charter of A. and.- G-. -W. wai wltlrtri the'power of the leelslnture, which denied, and then on the ground timt the act WBB of the leste'laturt; for the; following reasons: Because In Its essence it waa. legislation relating to banking and BO fell among the Biih- jects aeslgned to the Dominion Hament by Brittob iVnrth America Act. In the second place because it WHB .In direct, conflict with the visions of the Bunk Act of Thirdly, It nastiuied to inter- fere with transactions nffecting tht rights and interests arising outfiitii the limits of the province n.nd to which persons outside the province were parties over whom fhte province had no Jurisdiction, Mr. MOHS followed in the afternoon .by .Frank Korcl for the Canada West tion Co., and H. B. Hennett for :the Bank, Mr. Bennett declared thai (ho purposes ot the act pas-sad by thd. hoitae last. December declaring proceeds of tho bond sale, to: form purt of the general revenue of 'thi province losialation .ll.u safe of the Hank. Tho CM< will lifcaly be concluded ;