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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lctlibriclse, Alberta. Monday, October M, 1W12 Number 25i) TRAIN LOADS OF BIG EXHIBITS FOR CONGRESS Boxes Piled High at Station and Cars on Every Marshall Sends Out Final Letter Everyone is Busy dimply are the only Words which will express conditions at the Dominion Express Co., olllce to- day. Piled high on the platform of the depot, so that there is hardly gang- Way through tho bales and boxes, are vihfbitti from all purls of America. Gars staiidi'ng on the tracks labelled dry-farming exhibits are the ordinary ilflit, and everywhere is a bustle such is seldom witnessed in the Leth- fcrldga terminal. This will be the busy week at tho Dry-Farming' headquarters. The of- fices have been remodelled for conven- ience in 'bundling the volume of busi- ness. The accommodation committee have removed their headquarters to to .the office in the Royal Bank build- ing, and the ;ofllees of tbe secretary and the publicity commissioner moved to the Sherlock Block in tho office formerly occupied by the Brit- ish Columbia Laud Co. At the fair 'yrounds work ia pro- gressing :ttut already several of the large exhibit arc taking shape. Oklahoma Inn: n Urge of men and puii'isy' iljpli1 disphiy in place, while the four ivuvLTmnents of the Western proviTscv; al! busy. Tho district uro commence l.i. C.'.mrosf! and La- nv. If, MrKccknie of L. Kucty and Tees r riving c-i to Ing to emiM' combe are I JQamrosG and of ..Lacombc prepare thuir cnhcr southern towns are prf !y ex.: 113e in with their exhibit's (iunng next day or two and by tlie middle of the week everything 1 bo in full '.wing. The city i rnjiitily filling up with the r.dvance guard of exhinitors, but still there is accommodation for all. The committee is also gooil work, and think they will have no trouble in taking care of th-e crowds in good "'Car-load--.after car ioai) oi! machin- ery is" berrimiing to_ arrive, and the demonstration.: of imple- ments promises to be one nf the fea- tures of the big exposition i.-Ml con- gress. There is one other natUxablu fea- ture. The people of the city as a whole are up to UK- I'nct that the congress is gcing to bo the event of the year, and more enthusiasm is being shown than lias been the case heretofore. It is now tin- one topic of conversation, and speculation on the number of iwople who will come to tho city for the week, is. the com- mon street talk. T'ho general impres- sion is that there be ai least 3000 ;imt friends at the big.ex- position, and number in at- tendance, there is every indication that there will be comfortable accom- modation for all. Duncan Marshall's Letter JLelhbrlilgc. is receiving an enor- mous booat through this province this week through the work of the prov- incial department of agriculture. Hon. Duncan Marshall, minister of agricul- ture, is Bending out uuioo letters to the formers of the entire province addresses have been obtained by the i" which he is per- sonally nrpiiK nveryoiin of them to at- tend the Dry-Kanning Congress here next week. His letter is hauled "A Last Remind- arid reads ns follows: "Dear Hir: it i.- privilege this year to eim-min the visiting dele- gates from all nations to the seventh annual session -i the International Dry-Farming Congress and its auxil- iary, the ConKivjis of F-irni Women, meets at from the 21st to tho ui month. Every farmer and ever-, farmer'-; wife who, can possibly do so should be present not only to anslBi in welcoming nnd meeting delegate1.! from outside the province, but alau i-'j berioiit by atten- dance at. tho most important asrlcul- tura! gathering held on the North Am- erican continent this year. The fore- most workers in agriculture and do- mestic science, in laboratory, on, the farm, and in the home will bo pre- sent. Tho application ol the principles the Congress stands for will f unarH every acre of land in the province: Von are interested, therefore. I. have tho pleasure-, then, in ex- tending to everyone interested a hearty invitation to be present. .A triple accommodation is being provided for to take care of all may attend. Delegates must purchase single faro tickets and obtain standard certifi- cates, which are to bo signed by the secretary of tho Congress before being good for tho free return ticket. When delegates travel over two lines of rail- way, certificates must be obtained from each railway. Tickets are good going October 16th 22nd inclusive ,and returning to October 31 It, Is a rare opportunity. Do not miss it. Yours cordially, Duncan Marshall, Minister of Agriculture. NAVAL POLICY PROMISED EARLY JMr.Borden Will Introduce It At Opening of the Session ,5, CARS FOR MEDICINE HAT Medicine Hat, Oct. mass meeting of ratepayers authorized the City Council to proceed with the drawing up an agreement with Sir Max Aitken to install a street rail- way system in Medicine Hat. This is tlie first municipal franch 190 which the city has ever offered to a private Cor- poration. Ottawa, Oct. Parliament opens-the first question which will be taken up after the reply-; to the "speech" from1 the throne is disposed oi, will be the navy problem. Pre- mier 'Bdrdtin will make an announce- ment and outline the policy, of the government. Another important measure which will be introduced as soon as the house opens will be the Bank Act revision; Hon. W. T. White already has the bill prepared so there will he no delay and the banking committee will be able to start work on it as soon as the house opens. The bill to confirm the treaty, with, the West Indies will be introduced as soon as Hon. Mr. Foster returns from England where he is attending the sessions of the imperial trade commission which is expected tn closu about December 1st. It will be push- ed by Jan. 1. The highways act will also likely be brought down sninUy after parliament reassembles. Some minor amendments to the civ-. il service act are likely to he intro- duced this fall. Just when the with the wider reforms will he ready will not he known till the report oi Sir George Murray is ready. Me lias been given full power to make a full j investigation and the government i hopes to have his report in time to introduce legislation before the close; oE the session. i THE FOUR BALKAN QUEENS Above, on the left, is the Queen of Bulgaria, and beside her Is Queen Eliz- abeth of Roumsnia, famous -as a writer under tire name of Carmen Sylva; below Is Queen. Milena of Montenegro (on the left) and Queen Olga of Greece (on the JAIL'S MAIN CROP Threshing 'is competed at the jail farm, and the result has been quite Wheat threshed 24 'bushels to the acre; r oats, bushels; nml peas 45 bushels. In connec- tion with the peas, the result is interesting as this grain has not been cultivated very ex- tensively in 'Southern Alherta. At the jail farm three acres were sown, and 1.''5 bushels tlrrephed. The inhrvbrants of the "pen" hnve a vision of an abundance of poa soup the coming winter. LOOKING OVER ALBERTA LAI SIR E. S. RICHARDSON OF SCOT- LAND A VISITOR IN THE CITY Sir. Edward Stewart Richardson, of 'Scotland, was a visitor in the city to- day. Sir Edward came to Lethbridge to find out about some land belonging to a friend. Oapt. Tit son, also of Scot- land. The land is a large block along the route of the Lethbridge AVeyburn line ,aouth east of the city. He was accompanied by Walter "Voodbnry, of Vancouver, who trailed C. G. K. Nourse, manager of the Rank of Com- merce ,who mhe iuul known in Daw- son City. C. A. P., member of the International Cornrnis- slon, arrived in the city on Saturday afternoon to" visit his son, C. S. Ma- grath, managing director of the Leth- bridge Iron Macjrsth has not visited his old home here since last spring, and expressed himself ss being surprised with the many import- ant changes in. that time. Pa cci streets and street cars give the city a metropolitan air which it lacked be- fore, and everyvv'-.sre there was an air of prosperity which retiree! vo mark HE WON'T LEAVE WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Oct. Dr, .1. L. j Gordon; of the Centra! Congregation- j ai Church, announced today that he j had written to the New England Con- gregational Church, at Chicago, to the effect that he had decides! to remain in Winnipeg a little longer. Me was offered that pastorate. BURIAL OF SlPi GHAS. MOSS j Toronto, Oct. every si.s'.n of the resj-cot in he held by his fellow Ihe re- mains of tin? litie Cljirf .Moss were to rost ihis Tlie Lieim-mint-Govcrncr, moin'oors cf the Cabinot, jiroicFsor.s from "tii'o university, mer.ibor.s of thy Yorl-: and other all, at- tended to p.-iy ilieir tributes of appre- ciation of the life and work of the late Chief Justice of Ontario. Water Probes Buried Rer Edward "Also Strongly Fav- ored It Dublin, Oct. has been caused In the camp of the Orange- men, by the discovery of the fact that the author of their slogan "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be was a fell traitor to the cause after all. Wilfrid Scaweu Blunt, digging into the records of'secret statesmanship, j through the Gladstonian period, up to the formation of the present ministry, has proved conclusively that Lord Randolph Churchill was actively working for Home Rule while he was, of the'Exchequer in the administration of the Marquis of Sal- isbury. In the fall ot" 1S85, he wrote many letters and gave numerous conferences tn Irish -members, in all of which he assured Parnell he was for Home Rule, a parliament at Dublin and all, 1 that he was educating bJs party to this point of view. Six months lat- er Gladstone's conversion to Irish self- government was announced. Lord Randolph Churchill switched around, and became tho most virulent foe of f the Irish Homo Rule party. This raking of the coals of the con- troversy over tho crave of a dead man, j h.'is shocked a good many people, both in England and here, where, altogether i apart from party opinion, tho fiery j father of Winston Churchill is held in i widow. George Cornwalitg West, on page TURKEY APPARENTLY BENT ON GENERAL EUROPEAN WAR MR. RICHARD REID Of Berlin, who was offered and refus- ed the Conservative nomination In the North Waterloo bye-election ALL WILL BE LOOKED AFTER Accommodation Secured for the Hundreds Ex- pected at Dry Farm- ing Congress "There.is no need of any-due turning from Lethbridge on ac-. count "of said Mr. H. J. Goode, chairman of the committee on accommoda- tion for the Dry-Farming Con- gress, today. ''We Lave mov-' ed the the Dry-Farming Congress headquarters, and- starting on Tuesday, a man wearing an of- ficial cap, will meet all trains and direct visitors to lodgings. The people have been generous in opening their homes and for Congress 'week we will have buildings fitted up with sleeping accommodation and there will 'be room for every- one. Arrangements have been made, too, for the serving of meals, and the regular hotel and restaurant service will be supplemented to an extent to preclude all possibility of in- convenience. Lethbrldge real- izes that it has to play the part of host to an immese and Lechbridge will not disap- point." Mr. Goode and his committee have worked energetically, and have everything in splendid shape. Complications With Powers Increasing tria Said to Be Playing Double Game With Eye on More Territory INVITES SCRAP WITH GREECE Not Showing Disposition to Settle'With Troops Invacie Fight With Heavy Casualties CANADIAN BOND PRICES London, Oct. are cur- rent quotations of Canadian govern- ment and municipal bonds: Nova Scotia per cent, deben- tures, 87 to S9. Calgary City 4'i per cent, debentures, 90 to 92. Quebec City 195S 4 per cent deben- tures. 9S to 100. Constantinople, Oct. Turkish government to allow the powers to Intervene In tlon of Macedonian reforms, its reply to the representatives of the poweri was handed to the Austro-Hungarlan Ambassador.here this morning. While thanking the European pow- ers for their friendly Interest In Balkan situation, which tho Ottoman government recognized they hivt exercised In behalf of peace, re- ply that Turkey is determined to carry out the promised reformi, but cannot tolerate any foreign interfer- ence. An Austrian London; Oct. are In circulation of secret Austrian-Balkan negotiations, it Is said, by means of which Austria hopes to seize the bat- ance of power in southeastern Europe. Austria-Hungary and Bulgarian states, according to tnese rumors are in ab- solute alliance, offensive and defen- sive. The octogenarian head-of the Hapsburgs will, at the rigtit moment, proclaim himself at the head of the new crusade against the siege Vienna by the Moslem hordes ,ln the is to be avenged now by driving the Turlis from Europe and re- storing the Cross-to pre-eminence in the imperial city of Constantinople. The following are aald to be the main provisions of the A-ustro Balkan agreement: "Austria to use her influence with the concert of Elurope to assure non- interference with the advance of the allies, Bulgaria, Servla and Monte- negro against the Turks; to throw her army into the field 'in the event of Turkish success, anfl if the'Powers threaten the Balkan alliance to sup- the latter on land and sea. "Roumania and Greece to toe invited to join this confederation. Greece to he offered a share in the partition of Turkey in Europe. The reigning hous- es in the confederation to preserve their regal rank, -but the finances of each state to be regulated by an im- perial commission to fee headed by tho Austrian chancellor." Rumor Causes Alarm London, Oct. Vienna comes a sensational report of an Aus- tro-Balkan agreement, laying the basis for a new European imperial confed- eration. Sir Edward Grey, Secretary of State for foreign affairs, declines to discuss the proposition, or to admit that Great Britain is officially aware of its existence, ih_fact. In diplomatic circles, however, the report is given general credence, and it does not seem to have taken the embassies by sur- prise. A former imder-secretary for foreign affairs is authority for the statement that Austria's interests in this regard have been the subject of official cor- respondence between England, Ger- many, Russia and Frace for the last month or six weeks. These nations, he says, will never tolerate such a strong combination in the far East. "If. would be a standing he said, "to every European power, i and would destroy the Balkan to create which ilie powers of Europe TO START A MONEY LOSER Ottawa, Oct. daily paper to advocate the claims of separate schools and Roman Catholics resident. In Ontario generally, is the latest pro- ject of Ihose behind the movement ag- ainst, tlic now bilingual regillations of the Ontario government. MISS ECKSTORM LEADING Two (lays remain for the vot- ins contest. Toe vote at neon v today Enlistorm........ Miss NVale.......... srio Miss Hatch.......... 8-10 The scene of the Balkan War, showing how Turkey is almost surrounded by the four countries, with whom she will probably .be at war a day or twa have co-operated as far at hi friendly assistance to. Bulgaria, Rou- mania, Servla and Montenegro." he added, 'Trill not Mi- ter such, an alliance, but frill, on the contrary, support Turkey, witb tbe aid and approval of The belief: ii (rowing in Downing street that a European warr'irhlch will involve three, if not all the frwt powers, ia an impending The sudden, change of the prdwra by the Admiralty, strengthening1 Bri- tish fleea In the deemed significant of the extreme gravity of the situation. Art Attounrfed Paris, Oct. li amawd at Turkey'e failure to accept the peace termjs at thig 'critical n and is also worried, because in Italy't participation in the war, thare It dan- ger of drawing in the other The situation was ".well summed up by M. Juarea, tbe French Socialist leader in an. interview. He said; "The danger is overwhelming; .The mere fact of the bitterness of the fight will multiply ;the tempfcationB ot Bun- eia and Austria to intervene. In addl- (Jon tor intervention which exist already, Servian men announce that the Servians in the Sanjak are ready to rebel, If'tfiereby they-can, shake off the T.uricish yoke, .This would be done in the name, of Greater Servla, and there we have the CRBUS 'belli ;laid down by Austria; "On the other hand, we hear Russian volunteers are hasteningvto join the Balkans. In the development of the crisis, not a slgle minute caa pass wuich does not create between Russia and Austria occasions tor con- flict" The Real Big lisue London, Oct. general peace of Europe, rather than a general con- flagration in the Balkans, IB the tlon stirring the Continental and Bri- tish PTCSH. The hours oi waiting for the Balkan war are nearly, over. The London Times orially: "Though the powers cannot now, atop the Balfcan war, they can localize it, limit its duration and settle iU'nl- timate consequences, for the concert is now 'meanwhile impaired by vised agitation. "These may seem limited ftims; .may imply feeblenew of action; but they certainly contain tbe essence of interest more Tltal for peace ot .Europe, which of tie greatest moment." s- Makes Them Think v The breaking off of the Turco-ttal- .an pourparlers also has mode deepest impression in AnBtrla. Tho London Daily Telegraph's dent at Vienna wires: "It is regarded as a grave oompflcfl- tion ot the he "and while making all possible allowance for further sensational developments, it is thought that nothing short of a tirade can stay a general assault on Turkey." Win With Heavy Casualties Pcdogorltza, Montenegro, Oct, The Montenegrin troops yesterday oc- cupied another position still closer to the town of Gusinye, according to the official report of-General Vukotitcb, thegcommander of that division of the Montenegrin army. The Turks says General Vukotitcb, after a stubborn re- sistance, suffered a heavy loss. The tMon tone grins also occupied yes- terday two other Turkish positions, commanding Gusinye. During the fight they captured four machine suns, mr.ny rifles and a large quantity of ammunition. The Montenegrin casualties, since the outbreak of hostilities, totalled up to yesterday morning, numbered 258 killed, and more than eight hundred wounded. Those more seriously in- jured'are 'being conveyed to Cettgne, as the hospitals here are overcrowded. "On to Is Italy's Cry Homo. Oct. war fever has been increased in fiJry by reports of Montenegrin success, ami semi-offi- cial admissions that Italy accuses Aut-, (Continued on DRCD ;