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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbrid Herald Volume Siitiirdiiy. 12, Number 25S HEAVY FIGHTING ON MONTENEGRIN FRONTIER Invading Army Seem to have Advantage but Turk8) are Resisting Note From the Great Powers Sultan of Turkeyiand Other Leading Men .'Constantinople, Oct. relict detach from (lie Balkan alli- the town of Berna by Turkish re- anee.'' iii force meats is reported hy the mill- Couldn't Trust Turkey tary eommamU-r oi Kcuuiri Unlay. lie Oct. special despatch i also says that tin" Turks have re- [0 the Berlin TaRohlalt from .Sofia t occupied'tbr heights arnuml the town statcs tliat Bulgaria's note to the; of Guslnyo near- the Montenegrin iron- collective notes from the powers will i (he, ijorth-i'fisi ui" Hulgarians blew up two bridges be- -'After the cost of mobilization of 'tween Jstipa ;and jKotsdtanu during: army nutria is not content ihe night according to a WJth Turkish promises, which have from Uskup. j npver hm, itept." Tire Servian Position neigrade, Oct. over- whelmed with work, and with his time fully taken up by ministerial The text 01 tlie. collective note j Smmiml by Urn representatives oi the! powers to (lit1 Ottoman government Thursday is as follows "The- undersigned ambassadors oi (ireat Britain, conneils, .Air. Pastich, tho Servian -France, Russia ami Ormany have! Minister of Foreign Affairs and Prcs- foeen instructed by their respective (Continued on page governments to'infonu ihe sublime (Porte that tlie Jive, powers take note of intention oi noimced tit Ihcv will tmmeili v publicly an- reiornis and discuss with iln- si'iirii of Article of ihc winy ij Berlin and the law ol" 1SSU-, U'r mj uired in ithc ol" Krropean Tur- r.b'c of as- ji the in- it being s will not key suring their n fterc-sts of understood effect I lie i -iri Ottoman rui-i' ii.U-: rity of the r Turkish uttering p- to tin: 'r.i. The LETHBRIDGEIS HEALTHY CITY REPORT OF MEDICAL HEALTH OF- FICER IS CAUSE .FOR GRATIFICATION ftroops on Ihe m-nth' stubborn latest advkT.s ircui V character, jinnies heavily. The MonU-nc rin' anr.. is advanc- ing in iwu CM T Louiinanded In Crown Prinri1 jMri'i'lo ui Monte- oegro, operating liic north of Lake Scutari, mid ihr mhcr General Mai limn i v'mr its at Atitivari to the souji Lake Scutari, on r Path, hundred Servian from around tho Saiuljakof XdV'pns'ar have fled across tin1 frontier in thr bandK. r-nnni by t-he Cliristinns, iind uholp Twvks, who iiavc iicpim A nussjicrc of Lethbridgo Is a healthy city this fall. Tile statistics compiled hy the Medical Health office t'O to show this. No ovcrcro'wding of the hospi- tals such as was the cose one year ago, :when typhoid -was this Is the main feature of the report which has just been issued covering the raoaths July, August and Sep- tember. The following is a summary' of the cases of contagious diseases received from Medical Health Officer DeVeher: TAFT IS OUT AFTER Issues Letters Urging Radical Legislation Advo- cates Co-operative Credit System Same as in Europe Typhoid Dlpthe'rin Measles w-. Scarlet fovyr.. CHlcten' July 41 Aug. 4 0 2." Sept. 12 i have born Turkey dav Hril K dci. prill'j; attitude duriit niny be explained Servia s Vise last tew n- 1 lie t'ollow- spe- jtublisbcd. fnmi c corrosiHiiideiif in Orii; rad "Turkish dclujialrs jiavr- Arrived Beigradf wilh a proposal from the Turiiisli icedc to Serviu iiie Sanja'c of Nnvipazar part- ing wiih the territory i CHIEF IS GIVEN A FREE HAND HANDLE POLICE FORCE AS HE CONSIDERS ESSENTIAL TO CtTVS GOOD 'At the polio.1 conni.'ittco meeting yesterday aflrnuxni which was at- tended hy riik'i' iiie Herald learns on ajooi! niMhortty tiic new incumbent oi office was given a free hand in Hit-- force :is lie iliinlis iM'.sl. Srcn this morning tthipi woiilil say about tlie uhan.tri lias KoiiiL1 will hi1 intnul takf on ii ine ance. Thrnj is Jtlw ing tho ol large nrnonnl thft city sprea has nut had lo decide this ques- vcr. Ilclnicts il. ,-Mid Hie force will appear- of increas- iie I'IHVC to tile f' Around over which chii-f, however, tion yet, and the force will he incrmsp.i lirc-ii-ascd will nol he known fur .sume. timi.1. Chief Davis is arj-.tliiallv setting bis ofiicc affairs in so that he will i fits by buying Marconi shares on Urn Of the 21 cases of typhoid reported, one. in 'August and in September were from outside the oily. One of the reasons given for the comparatively small number of) LATTER DAY TO ERECT TEMPLE FA f Head of Church at Salt Lake. City Makes an An- nouncement of Great to be Selected by Head Apostles excite-1 all of the rites and ordinances of the Raymond, Oct. excite-1 throughout all the bat- church will be administered within j its holy princincts. It will likely coat I about one to two nuadred thousand to the large number during the same day over the announcement ot Prcsl-1 dollars before its completion as there typhoid cases this fall as compared j ter Day Saint colonies in Aibe: period last year, is that the streets arc not torn up late in the year as was the case in 1911. Altogether the citizens of Liethbridge have reason to congratulate tkeniselvus on their clean and healthful city. dent Joseph F. Smith, of the Monnoii church, at the general conference held at Salt Lake City, to the effect that a temple would he huili in one of (he settlements her. The temple, will bo similar to those in Utah and THREE MINISTERS ARE CHARGED WITH GRAFT Lloyd George, Rufus Isa- acs and Samuels are on the Rack London, Oct. Is waich- ing with amazement the outcome of vague but iiersistent charges made I selves, directly or indirectly, bought any of these shares through any other party, have not one scintilla of truth." "Neither I, or any of my collengues bad a shillings worth of tn-a shares or have derived one penny profit from fluctuations in the price." i "The House unanimously passed a resolution appointing a committee of inquiry to which the ministers con- cerned will submit, to cross cxamina- against three of the highest ofliclals the signing of the contract that in the British government, David I.loyd j caused all the trouble being mean- George, Sir Rufus Isaacs, the attorney j xvhile deferred. general, and Postmaster General Sam-; n-el. Thus it is seen, when graft is scented in. England, the first thing done is to go after "the man uu." j Tho scandal came dp hi the House of Commons yesterday and there was tremendous Interest, in the Postmas- ter General's reply to ihe charge made the press thai Sir Kufas Isaacs ml Lloyd George had vast, pro- GREEN CABINET has never been one constructed in the church that has cost lenA. The Salt I Lake temple is estimated to have cost three million aiid a half. Nelson. B.C., Oct. -re- solution' urging the appoint- ment of Robert F. Green, mem- ber for Kootenay. to the sug- gested new portfolio of mines, was passed here tonight, and will 'be presented by the Kelson Conservative association Jit the annual provincial Conservative convention this month at R.ev- elstoke. There is no spot designated us the home of the temple but it is almost sure to be built in as near the centre] of the colonies as is possible. In- formation received by local church officials would indicate that the tem- ple will be commenced without delay. President H. S. Allen of the Taylor stake te at present In Utah, but he is expected home in a few days. He will likely bring back the official message from the first presidency of the church. The "Morinou" people are extremely delighted with the announcement. It came as a complete- surprise not one hint having been dropped as to the purpose of the church in this matter. When the presiding bishop. Charles W. Xibley, and Apostle Whitney and Pres- ident AJclltirrin were here for the last, Beverly, Alass., Oct. legislation In favor of the Americai farmer and consumer as a means o: solving [he iiuestion of the high coal of living was urged by President Tafi today in a letter to the governors oi all the States. President Tafi .proposes to .reduce the cost of foodstuffs on the America dinner table by reducing the cost to tbe fanner of producing his crops This 'would be done by establishing In tho interest of the fanner a iinandal machine whiyh would give him access to all the money centres of the worl( and afford him credit at greatly re duced rates and upon more advantag eons terms than he now receives. The complete development of our agricul turn I resources which this would make possible, thinks President Tnft, go a lung way toward settling the problem of the high cost of living.', "What, this plan offers." writes-K sident Taft, "is a means lo secure this country greater productivity, at less from the farms that are now under cultivation, and, above all, to give UK more farms ami; more farm- ers'." Co-operate Credit The plan suggested is. based upon the principles of agricultural co-opera- tive credit now in use practically every country in Europe, i Uniform stare legislation, in of President Taft, is essentialUcj the suc- cessful adoption of this plan and he has invited the governors of nil the states to a conference upon this sub- ject at the time of the ann'uiil meeting j of governors in Washington in De- cember. "Were not. the interval so writes President Taft. "my cbuvicUtm of ihe importance oE this subject would impel me to invite you" to a" con- ference nt a still earlier President Taft bases, his recom- memlations on reports submitted'-by tho American diplomatic officers, Europe who nave, slnco last March, been engaged in an investigation of this, question and upon tho special re- port of Ambassador Myron T. Herrick, who lias made a study for years of the question of adopting co-operative credit, in the United States. "A study of these writes President Taft, "and of Ihe recom- momlatipns of Ambassador which I am sending you, convinces me of the adaptability to American con- ditions of the co-operative credit plan aa set forth In tiie organisation of the Reift'eisen banks ol Germany. The EARNEST PLEA FOR TH BOY SCOUT Duke of Connaught Made Notable Speech at Moose Jaw Moose Jaw, Oct. 11. At o'clock the Duke of ConnangiU, Duchess aii.l Princess I'utricia ali of the visit. Bishop NIbley cd from the royal train and di quarterly conference they drove out to Temple hill in President. Allen's car, but they never suspected the real j the (Continued on page ADVISE TO CANDIDATES, PRESENT AND through to the ciiy bail, wlieiv civic .uldress of wcICDini- scntcd, in reply to which UK- .'ni t'onimuglit said DRY FARMING CONGRESS DIARY Entries close: Oct. 16, 9 p.m. Installation of exhibits com- pleted: Oct. 17, 12 p.m. Judging: Oct. 18. Exposition opens: Oct. 19, 10 a.m Congress opens: Oct. 21, 4 p.m. Congress and section sessions continue five days. establishment and con-duct of such banks, however, are matters of control, f ment of land mortgage banks nndei state charters, and the. fbrmallcn of co-operative mortgage-bond societies along the lines of Landsehaften socie- ties of Germany, provided that 'uni- form state legislation can foe'secured to govern their organization, ami op- eration. As a later step, t favor the enactment of laws by Congress per mitting the oi nation ii and land-mortgage banks, to he opera t ed under strict government sunerv ion with the power to guarantee :md market the guaranteed debenture bonds'of the state land-mortgage :bjj3U or eo-cperatUe bocietieb J ifcuf i mend for your consideration the _rf port and recommendations o.C sador Herricl: now published In t i Department of State foi c ft (Continued on page '12) EARLYMORNING STORE, IN NORTH LETHBHIDGE STARTED- ..BY SMOKER be able in cidc what abtiut ibf city and de- made, ii i; spectur will -i.itnu'nis June yot very do'.ibtiul if a .ipnoinled to till vacancy cursed hy ihr dismissal of Inspector SiiliLer. 11 is also under- stood thai the chief shortly t the changes sarv. report police committee on he deems ncces- A CLOSE RACE The vote for ilio Queen of tho Tfirnsifeic up to o'clock this afternoon was: Mies N'enle.......... S20 Miss Hatch.......... Sin Miss EcltKtonn........ Mi) f' 4. the government contract with the 'Marconi Company had been negotiated, ih-e .suggestion being that bought shares for high government members of cabinet ami other high officials. During the day's when the govern- j nifent was considering- the Marconi con- tract and before the announcement was made'it had been a arced upon, tho Marconi shares went sky-rocketing I inmmno- share tO 3-lafHl to amazement of the public. Mr. Samuel said it was a relief to stand at least in tho light of day to answer the allegations, atlJiCkvi and ac- cusations of mal-adniinistvruion and favorism which hail been made. "On behalf of every member of tlie cabinet" he declared, "I nay theso stories that members of the cabinet knowing that a contract was in con- templation and thinking possibly that nr arrival at THE RIGHT START IN THE H ERALD'S SUBSCRIPTION COMPETITION PRIZES MANY AND VALUABLE. AND SO FAR THE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES IN YOUR "QUICK" The Herald prize competition is making satisfactory progress, when it is considered that It was announced so recently. The contest will be a suc- cess, the combination of live candi- dates and rich .prizes assure a satisfac- tory ending. If nominations come in (hiring the next few days as rapidly as since Tuesday, tho list, of randi- j ilntcs will be announced next Thurs- day. Candidates who have sent in mini TIu> small boy who jrapi.iity, but it is founded on the j phenomenal progress and rtpvclcpmrnt I of the province of Saskatchewan, and! this gives you n guarantee of ri-r- j which justifies your high ZEALAND'S DEFENCE BILL to take thf j.ic is it's j had the right idea of an opportnnity. j The time to enter i bo contest is before ben tlio j the "entering is .m field is covered. Many of the oiusicle terriir.ry towns have failed to bring forward a candi- date, yet each day brings in one or two new names from the country. When you sun. in the contest, V.ej sure and look' after your own iown or! inations :ire not required to wait, until j locality before you go to distant plac-j the publication of the names of tiic-jes. home support first. hopes for the future. "That these hopes may be fully j realized is my sincere wish. 1 thank j you for your assurance oi loyally, and attacbiivnl to the and i will have the pleasure in transmitting your dutiful message to Mis- .Majesty the The rnyftl parly then made a tour which the ceremony uf the dedication Saskatchewan rrollree took 1 COMPULSORY MILITARY SE-R- ViCE WILL BE THE RULE IN ANTIPODEAN COLONY About 1.30 thib morning in sain" mysterious inannei, fire bioKe Gut In tho Douglas Block, North Ward, general store occupied bj Louis, K Ange. gutting the' interior of the tlouiibtairs portion of the premises. Lee a Chinaman runs a restaurant next door., had tlie side of. bis store badly Scorched. ;SilortIy after one o cktA pisheis bv noticed smoke tuning fioni the fjont and windows of the Doiigliis Block, and suspecting all was not nell an alarm was immediately turned Into Fire Hall 2, who in less than minute's time were on the job.- Fire Chief Hardy slumbeiing peicefiii at liis home, and was immediately notified. Without loss of time ;he speeded to the scene of the conflagra- tion, taking with him a hose detiu'li- ment from No. 1 Fire Hall. It .wits no'v a few minutes after one-iiiiri and when the firemen got, on the Job they found the building t-nvelojHd in dense clouds of smo' f ith iniiMg flames shooting from every holy, anil corner. From the tinu (It i c eu gan fightinc the rhinits t i cured control of the blaze only iivp niniites elapsed. But. it. was a hard five minutes' fight, inasmuch a one two of the men wore almost over- come smoke on nto the upper rooms to prevent the flames spreading. Chief Gets Hit Chief Hardy narrowly escaped serl- cns injury to his physiognomy, when is he was smashing the front door of the burning store, tlie big glass window fell out, and hir hi.ui the chin, stunning him lemnoraril; j The fhicf speedily recoverarl his beoi ings, and with his men bent every ef- I fort in checking1 the fire. Only timt j feet separate Douglas Block and i the Chinese in on the side, nnd great, praise is due fire i depnrtmont for its sudess in j rs ent ing tho demolition of the Ciiinaman'sj i quarters. j Anne in Hospital VI i Joe Ange, one of the men who run j the Kiore, was overcome with fhn smoke and had to receive medical at- tention from Dr. Thompson, who hud the patient conveyed to the hospital, where he Is recovering slowly, H cannot bo. ascertained yot whst started the fire, although the chief inclines to the opinion that ihe throw- ing on ihe floor nf a lighted match is the most acceptable theory. The premises and f ro; i. are.' is understood, fully covered bv.instiriinci.- on ilio 'bnildirjir. an.: on the stock. The extent the damage will, in nil likelihood, hi- within these candidates to begin artive work. Go! may have as many after subscriptions (votes) us soon as j sons working1 lor them as they you receive a receipt, buok and other! get interested in their behalf, supplies. Reports should be ai. N The chuncc to enter the contest will remain open until the latter part, of onc the price of shares mi-jlii rise, them-i enter is N the roinpoiition, bin tliu best Unit a week or of tenor. Do not al- low subscriptions to accumulate. Kv- to j ory new subscriber is a (Continued on page speech in i.ngiird to education, a suh-! jecL on wbirli IIP with cnriieKl- j ness on several oreasiotis during the! present tour, particularly in cnnncc-j tion with the. laying of the fomida- tion stone of a new public school at Medicine Mat, yesterday. (Coinlimed on-Baye London, Oct. Welling- ton correspondent of the Times, this mornJnn. savs that the De- fer oc Eill was passed by the House of Representatives on its second reading. Sir Joseph Ward advised the abandonment of the provision for imprisoning default- ers, but Insisted that the compul- sory system was ne- cessary. The House was practi- cally unanimous upon tlie matter ef compulsory service, the con- science clause furnishing the only discord. A RAILWAY MERGER OMMVH, Oci. Kail- Boirtl will mert in Otta- wa, Xuvfinber !G. to ronsidor an ai'i-licaticn foi- a rt'cum- liiL-ndation to the Ccvrnior-in- CoiiniNl for the sanction ov' K room em. for the by iht; Western Dominion Hail- way Co. of tho Alborta Pacific liaiiway l'o.. and 'all its pru- jierties. ;