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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily H jjVolunu! V. LethbridRo, Alberta. Friday, October 11, 257 PUKE LAID A CORNER STONE ii [Pleasing Function At I Medicine Hat During i His Brief Stay j SINCERE WORDS R. H, Appreciates the Expressions of Devotion to British Crown FULL TEXT OF EX-CHIEF'S CLAIHUGAINST CITY Mr. Gillcspie Contends That He Is Still Chief Charges Conspiracy Between Mayor And Police Officers The Herald Cir- culated The Slanders. Medicine Hat, Oct. Tile geuer- jjrt party on arriving at eleven o'clock j pacity. morning- found a great concourse If the contention ol Joseph (lilies-; ant George W. Hatch is a real cs- pie, ex-chief of police us set lurlu in tale dealer residing anil carrying on the' writ, issued against tlie city, is business at the city of Lethbridge correct, he is still chief of police of aforesaid. The defendants Sillikcr and j the city of l.ctllhridge. lie. claims lOgan are lioth police officers residing I wrongful dismissal, and asks that the at the city of Lcthbricige, and the j .Supreme Court serve an injunction p defendant, the city of Lcthuriclge, is i apiinst restraining tile city j a municipal corporation incorporated officials from interfering in his en-1 under and by the act of the l.egisla- ioyment of his rights as drift of lure of tile province of Alberta, and lice until such time as the office is Is situated within this judicial dis- lawfully vacated. ;trict. And if his contention is correct, 2. Under and by virtue of Section Sir. Oillcspic cannot he a candidate, Hylaw No. 2 p! the City of Loth- in the mayoralty contest, for bridge the plaintiff was engaged and of police lie would be legally barred t appointed Chief ot Police of the said from entering the lists in that ca- city and continued to be chiet "t po- LEGISLATURE MEETS IN JANUARY Premier Disposes of Idle Predictions of Unnec- essary Election wrji which was issued by the ,f the said city from that date until the time and times hereafter BILL OF FARE Redistribution will be In- cluded Among Other Important Measures Sot people of this place and the mir- defendant in person on Wednesday is mentioned, and as such chiet of fo ['rounding country assembled to cheer interesting in that it is claimed that lice received and enjoyed a monthly Hon; A. L. Sift-on was in-the city for u few hours, having accompanied the Duke of Connaught .from -Macleod. Mr. 3ifto.ii-left-at midnight the same day foi Medicine Hat Spciking-bf the 'the Duke, the Duchess and Princess j Mavor Hatch and Silliker and Kgan ckction this aut- [Jpatrlcla, on .tlielr alighting from the I conspired to deprive him of credit together with the dignitj of the Premier railed and said Ifloyal train The distinguished vlsi-! their conspiracy culminating In what the said office.- Itora made a stay of only two are termed slanderous charges which 3. The said bylaw provided that Shut in that time there was ample proof; were spread abroad through the news- j it was a condition under which tht Wen of the fact that their visit was' the Herald being mentioned in plaintiff greatly appreciated, and aroused great i tm'H connection. public enthusiasm, In reply to the The Writ addreas of welcome His Royal rJHighneas said: "I beg you to accept my heartfelt Ithanks for your address of welcome find, on the part of the Duchess, 1 de- '6ire to thank you for your sympath- 'etic reference fortunate restora- tion to health. My long journey from to coast and back again, is draw- ling to a close. I do not pretend it not gome times been tiring, but Wy feelings of fatigue 1m ve always ijbeen obllteraied-'by the welcome we i'liavo met with, and by the sturdy, livirile spirit which has shown itself Haniong those we have met on our [I. "The your address show u j XHC oi A pride in your local achieve--! foments, and of the .honor and Ir.eHponsibJH'ty of belonging to the Ca- CNatloh and to the British Em- Filed The following is a true copy at the writ filed by the clerk ol the Su- premcCourt. Tlio case will come be- fore Justice llarvey in the Supreme Court civil sittings during the mouth of November. In the Supreme Court of Alberta, Lethbndge Judicial District. Between Joseph GUlcsple, Plaintiff, and was hired as such chief, ind it way a condition, stipu lation and agreement between the plaintiff and lhw city of Letbbridge, that the agreement of the plaintiff should be a monthly engagement and could only be terminated by one month's notice given in writing to take effect one month after the first day of tin; next month after notice given. 4. Tho defendants Sillikcr and Kg- an were up to and. including the 31st day of July, members of the police force of the city ot LethbritUru th it lie had noticed the elections.were to He regretted this, as he was leaving for England oh November 1, when-tne A, G. W. before the Privy Council. Naturally the Premier would like to be in Alberta when his government is appealing; for support. Seriously speaking, however, Mr. Sifton said he expected the legisla- ture would be calle'd early in January. By that time all reports will be in complete shape and ready for critical analysis. While Mr. Siftou did not say what important. legislation was to he presented to the House, there seems to be little doubt but then GREECE WILL LIKELY FOR FIGHT Cabinet Held Prolonged Session To-day With The King Presiding Belligerent States Are in No Mood For Intervention by Powers .Fighting In Progress Athens, Greece, Oct. the in- dications here point to war. A cabin- et meeting lasting several hours was held this morning under the presiden- cy of the King. Princess Alice, the wife of Prince TABERTOWN A CITY ot trial found the nulitun depots full of stores and tic cquifmcnt complete, and of gou.l quality If the Unitarians arc'counting..on the superiority of their organization and the greater rapidity .with which their army can he to tt them a material advantage they will, according to Turkish re- Andrew of Greece, has decided to leave j ceive a disagreeable surprise. Thu at for the frontier with a num. aull.onUs for numtbs imt have been .gradually their defences ami eonmUratinii, troops in the important eoiil- jirising Adrianople ami Kirk Kilsseh just south ol the Bulgarian, frontier. Since the general mobilization was her of nurses. Fight Still in. Progress Constantinople, Oct. between the Turkish and Montenegrin troops was stll! In morn- ing In the region of Tushi to the north of Scutari. Montenegrins Cross the Boyana St. Petersburg, Oct. dispatch from Podgoritza, Montenegro, says the Montenegrin southern the command of General Martinovieh, had crossed the river Boy aha, and captur- ed several Turkish blockhouses at near the Turkish town of Scutari. Mayor Douglas Tells ol Most Remarkable De- velopment TRACTOF OIL Coal, Wheat And Brick Making Among the Present Assets ordered a great stream 'of inert have His the Major ol Talici, Mr Do.ugl.ii, uas m the citi for tin to the been pouring "into" tU and left for home today If rate, latterly of daih i there, ib an; bettel booster foi Taber The rctliffs, or men of the second ljvj jn that limn than reserve, now hiought fiom Q L b danlly Mr Minor, are determined onic and for all that the Bulginans. whoso per Douglas has a and while it is. sistcnt intriciues.In Maculonm tail, big and bioad, its beginning and ul- thc rcelifis say, caused Ihtm til he tinule and its pen-ultimate too, is libel There are other towns hut to be constantly called irom their riomfb, are to receive a sound lesson, Fight to the Death They have decided to tile no piib- oiier and give no quirtei The Turkish officers recognize the Oh Tiber" foi the irajor Has a fulnie tin. major Tuturt 101 labor ib in huge capital leUus made of coalfields, u heathelds, brat wrdb and thlivil.g The Russian Minister of Marine has splendid qualities of the men in the iilmli will use the postponed his proposed visit to Paris, Of ftK Hulginan aimj and jl- resources of the district And in view of possible complications in so oi their junior but tnu the Black Sea. Bulgaria Appeals to Britain London, Oct. Btrlkins mes- sage from the Bulgarian Premier to Daily News shows that the have a less favoiablf, opinion of the commanding officers. The Montenegrin tfioits in Ylbama are not taken ven sinoubh here, i ut the existence of the Greek fleet .la- Gco. M .natch, Leslie Sillikcr pat- "the plainlifi as'the chief oi the be a. redistribution act, followlns on rick I'jgan and the City of Uln- ul d t, said 31st day the late Federal-census, bridge. Defendants. and Egan were dismissed from tin Statement of Claim 1. The plaintiff is a police officer residing at the Oitv of Lethbridire in tllc Proviucc Tbe dcfeml: said force under and hy virtue ol tkc- tion 102 ot the said Bylaw No. 2. (Continued on page The representation1 will probably be increased in a proportion equal to the .Icgi'sjatnre. There seme talk of other important billsy.aud there" is no doxibf but 'that ;i busy ses- sion is ahead for the legislature, "I know that the expressions iisetl e not mere 'words, but that they re- tvpresent the true feelings of the people of Canada, wbather they be citizens [by heritage or adoption. "I trust that the cornerstone of your new school, which I am shortly to lay, be prophetic of a solid fonnda- Ition laid in the hearts of your little lones, a foundation of belief of discf- ipline, of education and of patriotism." I The chief event of the programme 'for their Royal Highnesses' slay was [the laying oE the foundation stone of [a new public -school by the Duke. I The Royal party left at one o'clock, 'the next stop being made at Moose [jaw, where the Royal train will arrive >t ton o'clock Uiis evening. !OFFERS EMBASSY FOR HOSPITAL FIRST TANGIBLE SIGN OF THE KAISER'S SYMPATHY WITH TURKEY Berlin, Oct. first igii of sympathy is reported in news jrom Constantinople, that the Kaiser lhas ordered German Ambassador jto place a large part of tho Embassy jat the disposal of ihe Turkish Foreign Minister for hospital purposes and (the accommodation of wounded sol- ;diers. The Foreign Minister accepted jhvltb. an expression of deep gratitude ifor this signal mark of ihe Kaiser's (friendship. I It is explained here rhnt there is jnothing unusual in the Kairer's action, "jwhich is intended merely ari a mark lot courtesy and friendship. GETS GOVERNMENT POSITION Toronto. Oct. H. Kingston Mount Korest 'has been appointed 7local master and registrar of ihe High of Justice for Wellington Conn- BOY SCOUTS. ATTENTION London, Oct. Sir Francis Vane, the founder of the Boy Scouts' movement is insolvent. lie attributes his plight to losses sustained through his association with the movement. k A A A A A L, 4-fJbMi W: c f SCENE OP THE BALKAN-CRISIS. ENGLAND'S LAX MARRIAGE TIES JAPPALiNG NUMBER OF DIVORCE CASES SET DOWN FOR ENG- LISH COURT For the first time since the Inter- national Dry-Farming Congress was or- ganized the Federal government of the United States will have an exhibit at the Cession and exposition when the big meeting opens here one week from ?iext Monday. F. Lamson-Scribner, director of ex- on forestry, which isicoming from Den- ver, Col., another will deal with good roads, the exhibit coming from Spo- kane, tlie special lecturer being L. E. Boykin. of Washington. The weather bureau exhibit comes direct from Washington us does also the bureau plant exhibit, showing ihe grains and hibits of the United grasses and their culture. II. B. Durr ot Agriculture, accompanied bv Martin of Washington will be the special Icct- N. Clein, who will have charge of the urer who will accompany this exhibit, installation of the exhibit here, ar-1A sorghum exhibit is coming from rived in the city this mouiiug from Washington, D. C., and will be very busy for the next ten days geitiug the big display in plane. Mr. Lamson-Scribner lias for many- been connected with tlie United States department of agriculture in the same position and during that time has erected exhibits at such great international expositions as those at Paris, Rome and Ueunos Ayros. The Lethhridge exhibit is to he complete in every particular and will have dif- ferent depart meats each bearing on the work of dry-farming. With Uio exhibit will be eight spec- ial lecturers who will lecture on sub- jecis connectedt with some of exhibits. Rush it Through So important does. the United States consider their exhibit, ihoi on finding the special forestry car de- layed in transit, Mr. Lamson-Scribner this morning gave instructions that it be hitched on passenger trains and rushed to hethbridgc with the least possible delay. Among the exhibits will be one on London, Oct. the sit- tings qf the Admiralty and Divorce Court, which' open tomorrow, no [ess than 622 divorces cases are down, a total which exceeds that of last year by 144. Of the cases 339 are undefended. This has giv- en fresh ground for the wide- spread feejing that the ease with which divorces are granted the well-to-do is sapping the morality of the middle classes. MYSTERY ABOUT SHOOTING isn't in impossible vision ib a businessman, not a MI lonan, and he presents the tacts in coutrete Tabu is inioung a real cstile boom at present Within the past month cvcrj quaitci section two miles of the town iiguieit m the turnover and there hope of peace has been abandoned. M., spires some misgiungs Gucshofr recalls the Bulgarian atro- j The Albanians in the noith ire cities of 1876 and the famous Pears pected by the Turkish authorities to bemi) to be back of H and McGahan letters, which stirred kecP thc Montenegrins Emis i too Mr Douglas real estate Gladstone to raise a mighty voice in hfTe dtapatcliLd to the hdbll't llhtn to heights in Uh- favor of the emancipation and ETce. i tnbes there and the V'aniars haVe Ol VllCcb ha.c been vcrj con- dom of Bulgaria, and of the Balkan! responded that thu v ill fight tot the _ parell with other and Christians generally. He recalls these I Turks, ends would have been attained-at the Con- gress of Berlin, when Turkey was crushed by its war with Russia, had not impious men thrust the Christ- ians back Into the godless pandemon-j iuin branded by'Gladstone's immortal words. The message continues; "The impending war is the appall- ing ransom which we are going to pay for our Christian 'brothers' freedom, of which they were robbed by the crime permitted at Berlin. We ap- peal to England for'aid. We beseech her not to forget the great responsi- bility for the inictuitious -work per- formed by the congress of Berlin. We implore her not to commit again the eiror of thinking that Turkey will he able to work out alone the lasting pac- ification of the Balkan peninsula. Let her insist, once for all upon the only (Continued on page i th: TO BUILD NEW CHURCH HOME WORK STARTED ON THE NEW ST. MARY'S CHURCH IN NORTH LETHBRIDGE The congregations of Si Mar> Anglican church, North Ward, have decided to erect a new edifice at the g is in good bhano for sales lie- ing made on a fair basis lYhat causci, the, actiwt} 7 the m.nor couldn't saj defm- ilelv, Out rapid industrial ilevelop- mcnt is looked for and the CNR to Taber placed in large letters on their map. Best river cross-; ing lictneui JleJiomc Hat and tlie mountains is at laber and Mayoi Douglas thinks tnat is to influ ence the cnmpamcs mightilj .The loun ahout the railway campaign in a businesslike wav Lex- els were taken and a good case pre- sented to the railway magnates. Worth Backing On But the railways are not the whole thing although they are essential. corner of Nivcn ami Nanton street at The wheat fields in the Taller dis- a cost of The seitint, cipicltj tnct are something to hack on when o! tlie present church building is only j it comes to town building. Farmers in the neighborhood of one hundred ccme to Taber from a distance o! 50 i and the erowth of the (lunch is m miles, .ind there will be a million and satisfactory solution of tho Balkan sMe a of sUpped tlus it necessary to pro- j season. disappearance of direct Turkish rule in southeastern Europe." The significance of this remarkable I Church" wHI "scat between message cannot be ignored. Bulgaria i hundred people and will be fit- operation now and the Canada West- wants a good deal more than up wm, (Juc to comfort. crn one oi the biggest in Alberta. Work on tlie foundation began yes-'Mr, Douglas looks for constant de- vide large accommodation. two new and And tlie Coal Fields There are eleven separate in grant of autonomy in Macedonia, but GERMAN NAVAL ATTACHE WAS FOUND MURDERED NEAR THE MONTENEGRIN FRONTIER it is doubtful whether the appeal 10 England will receive much attention. Powers Asked to Stand Off Sofia, Oct. hundred thou- sand bayonets encircle European said a Ministerial organ, in an inspired editorial, which continues: "After having passively contemplat- ed for years, endless anarchy in Mace- donia, the Powers seek to impose peace. The attempt is futile. Owing to the enormous sacrifices -the Balkan states have made, they "want nothing from the Powers. Europe has only to leave us alone. We will bring about real, lasting peace, which diplomacy lias failed to do. All we ask is to be terday and with suitable weather the j velopmcnl of the mines and when the contractor, James Pearson, hopes to west (ills creating a market, tlie have tlie building completed by the coal mines alone are sufficient to fill- middle of December. Tlie rector of ill liupes as to Taber's future. St. Mary's church is Rev. C. H: Pop-j A New Industry ham, whose unfailing energy is build-) "An industry which gives promise i ing up the work of his church in a very marker! degree. Washington and will be augmented by special displays from forty-five west- ern stations of the government bur- eau of agriculture. Have Poultry Building The- United Slates exhibit will he placed in the now poultry building at the grounds, ami win o'-cupy the whole building. Two or three car loads of exhibit material are expected to ar- rivo within the next couple of days, and tho whole exhibit will he complete in particular more attention be- ing paid to tho educational features of the display than to any competitive reason for shoving. Mr. Lamson- .Scribner was out at the grounds this morning and was very pleased with the arrangements which are being made for the congress and exposition, expressing the opinion that the con- gress here will eclipse any ever held by tho Dry-farming congress. BECKER JURY COMPLETED New York, Oct. jury which will try Police Lieut. Charles Becker, charged will; tho murder of Herman Rosenthal, was completed this after- noon. Berlin, Oct. enshrouds the shooting of German naval at- tache at Vienna, Oaplain Count Von Pusndowsky-Weiiner. who was found with n severe wound in the region of the heart latu yesterday, near the Aus-j left free to settle our own affaire. trian-MontencKriu frontier. "A Vienna telegram fnlsoiy attri i btiies to the allies ihe intaiuicn o! dividing Macedonia. Al! the seek is the appointment oi Christian governors in Macedonia under the' protection of the Powers." Turkey Claims Superiority Constantinople, Oct. from a steamer in the Dardanelles BOARD LICENSE The captain, who is a nephew of the well-known German statesman of his name, had gone to Port Itagusa, on the Dalmatian coast ol' tlio ostensibly on an official tour of in- j COMMISSIONERS MET IN LETH- COLEMAN LICENSE WAS REFUSED vcatigiition. ami with ihe ftill know- ledge and consent of the Austrian Ad- miralty. The AnxuiKer's version of tlie incident, 'whirli suggpsis that ilic mis- aioi has be Knstendjo, No fewri: j than l't.000 Turkish trodps iron1.. Asia Jlinor will, it is rstitualeii, lie was one of espionage, in that lie j concentrated within a iu '''missing" siuce Ilo j was found wcuuded by a revolver shot in ilu; woods on the Lapnn Peninsula, near Ragusa. He was still conscious, and he deciareti he shot himself by accident. The Borllnrr Tageblan alleges that he attempted suicide. It is stated that ilic Count's brother who is ot the Russian depart- ment of tho German general staff, started for Russia today to look after the captain. Tho Countess and her family are in nerlin. They ik-clare that the Count, eilhtr was the victim of an ac- cident, as ho states, or of nil assault by robbers. pean Turkey. This will the force of tlm Turkish army there up 000 men. Turkish officials say that tr.o day Tin- Rnard of License I ers met in the I.O.O.F. hall tofiay, I Chairman McKerrichor 'granted a wholesale liquor license- to William tfaiiowski ot this city. 'Hit; application of Charles Fuch.s, of 11111- m'sl tor the I'uion hotel (here, was adjourned until Oct. 25th. Tin- B'.uir- mnru Liquor Co.'s application was not riTommemk'd as it was felt this was not reijuireil. Hiloy ami Thomp- son, of Tuner, wrre granted the pri- of mnovinir from the old Un- ion hoti-l to their now premises. EXPORTING APPLES Kaversham, Ens., Oct. Owing to the increasing de- mand for English apples, 150 cases were recently shipped at Southampton for export to Buenos Ayres. i MET WITH NEW CHIEF Tho Mayor nnd members of tho City Council, silting as police com- mitiee, met' this afternoon in confer- ence with' Chief Davis, who entered upon his duties yesterday. Police matters in general Were discussed, but Uio Herald unable to learn Just what recommendations the ntnv chief The lumr.bcrs "f thfl Council nre favorably impressed with rapid and extensive development There are immense sunplk's of the clay designed for the finest red bnek, and as a starter the Canada Wust company are.putting in all extensive plant. Others are like- ly to follow. In fact, brick-making is likely to be the hand-maiden oi coal, mining. All the mines have the clay. It means much to Taber, providing steady work the year around and a constant pay-roll. Is Tahfir growing then Let the mayor answer. Contractors are re- fusing work, they have so much on hand. There are some good buildings going up, too, one or two projected structures are going to Wait for the Talicr-jL-ade brick. Hopeful of Gas We haven't struck natural yet, said Jlr. Douglas, but we exptct to. There was a ilofay owing to the ca.s- ins falling in. It is expected to start boring again hy Monday, perhaps to- morrow. The indications point to