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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V Lcthbriflgc, ThiirKday, October 17, Number 262 BORDEN NAVAL POLICY IS HELD UP BY MR. MONK Premier Wants to Vote Thirty Millions Without Asking People MONK OBJECTS Will Likely Resign-Open- ing of Parliament May Be Delayed Ottawa, Oct. meeting of the eabinol council was held today and it was stated that the date for the assembling of parliament had not yet been fixed. The delay in the nu- nouncament has led to the revival o! .the report I hat the house will not meet until January. It is probable, however, that no definite decision lias 'yet been Tire report that Jlon. F. will resign before ,thc house meets has been revived. .The report naturally is connected -with the consideration of the naval question, It being asserted in some quarters that the minister of public works desires to have the proposal to) grant an emergency contribution to the. exchequer to be submitted to the plebiscite of the Canadian people. It is stated that the proposal which, Premier Bordcn will submit to his cabinet is the immediate contribution ot thirty million dollars ami the re- peal of the. I.anrier Naval Act. This will constitute the temporary iiolicy of the government. The permanent policy is to be brought down later. Whatever .truth there may ho in the' report that llr, Monk may retire it would appear that there is some- thing under the surface'that is delay- ing the announcement of the date ol the opening of parliament. In both political and official circles the im- pression is gradually, growing strong- er that "there is at least an even chance that, parliament TVill not con- 'vene until January. A decision to defer the the later date mould: bo pleasing to the ol the Western and Maritime many of whom have within the -past couple of mouths expressed the desire that there should bo no Novet be'r1 session with a long recess over Christmas and New Year's, -which makes it, necessary for them to either take a long trip to their homes or remain in Ottawa with nothing to do for a period of three, weeks. FINE BANK BUILDING Tabcr, Oct. was started today on the new Can- adian Bank of Commerce ing. It will be 50 feet square, two storey high, and will be solid brick, with handsome terra cotta facings. on the excavation will be pushed, and the founda- tion put In this fall. 'The build- ing will be a decided ornament to the town, and will all be used for bank purposes. Handsome quarters will be fitted up for the staff. NO EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT CHARGE LIBERAL ARRESTED IN MACDON- ALD MERELY VICTIM OF PROV- INCIAL MACHINE Portage la Prairie. Ocl. II. Walltinshn'w, ivho was arrested al charged wlili Inl'niotioiis ot" the Dominion eleclions jn the Mac- clonald 'bye-olecUon, appeared lictore jYlui'OT ,.T. J. Garlimd tills morning, and was dlHinissiMl, after K. 0. Tay- lor, who appeared for the Crown, had stated that he had no evidence to of- fer in support of the charge, E.-J. Mci-Murray, on behalf of the accused, asked for a certificate of honorable acquittal, which was granted. PUT FREIGHT SHEDS WEST THIRTEENTH ST. TWO NEW SENATORS BUY NORFOLK ESTATE En, estate of 2fiS acres in West Norfolk lias been purchased by the sale society for and will be devoted to fruit growing for jam REDUCED DUTY EXPIRES OCT. 31 PRIVILEGE OF BRINGING IN CHEAP CEMENT EXPIRES IN TWO WEEKS Ottawa, Oct. On- tario Senate vacancies, it is understood, have been, tilted, the lucky men being 3Ir. Harry Corby, tlie Belleville distiller, ami Jlr. Uharles Gor- don, ex-M. P. for retired a year ago in order to provide a seat, for Hon. Frank Cochrane, Jiinis- tor of Railways. Wholesalers Object To North City to Waive Agreement MOTHER MADE Although it was mooted last spring that the C.P.H. would move their freight sheds to a point at the west lend oi tho north approach of the ov- erhead briglic (luring the summer, anil i although the money was appropriated jfor making-the necessary change j nothinc has hcen done, and trom what the Herald could learn this morning, tlic move is not likely to take place. The favored spot for the new freight sheds now is opposite the wholesale section of the city, on First Ave., S., just, west of 13th-St. John Halstead, general freight ag- CARNAGE FERN IE MEN ASK FOR BOARD Ottawa, Out., Oct. possi- bility of more .trouble In the British Columbia t-ipa'i ..fields was renewed (his morning, in an application di- rected at. the Department of Labor from miners employed by the Crow's Ntfst Pass ('oat Co., 1'or the appoint- ment of a board or conciliation to deal v.'ith n dispute which has arisen in regard to the matter of the rates for yardage. In connection with the settlement of the general coal strike last 'iut- uinn, provision'was made for the re- ference of any .dispute to a commit- tee. The Crowds Nest Pass Coal Co. has 'objected to'.-have the matter re- ferred to the" committee, and the men have applied to the department Cor a board of conciliation. The iie'ws has created some con- cern as to the possibility of a. eerl- ious strike, as despatches from the west have suggested the possibility of a settlement: Two thousand min- ers directly, arid five thousand indi- rectly, are affected. BIG INTERESTS FAVOR TARIFF LARGE SUBSCRIPTIONS FROM WEALTHY TO AID .TARIFF REFORM IN BRITAIN London, Oct. Duke oi Westminster's much discussed u liciid 'ImminoL was given last oven- ing ai. Grosvcnor House, the Uuhe's London residence. The Duke conceived the idea of In- viting to dine'with him sonic two him dretl guests, who were expected to contribute each to the' tariff reform fund. The subscriptions act- ually reached An 'itiibny-. mous subscriber gave The lowest amount donated Was ?5.00, and there were several cheques for 000 each, including one from Birch Crisp, and another from Waldorf As- lor. TURKEY DECLARES WAR TROOPS ARE IN ACTION A UNIQUE EXHIBIT Taber, Oct. Weitern Canada Ceai Co. are sending a unique exhibit to the Dry-Farm- ing Congress.. It will take the form of a huge lump of coat ur-ighing anywhere frohi one- half to three tons, it will shipped by rail, for fear of breakage, and will be .taken to Lethbridge by of teams. The company intend arranging i guessing contest, and will likely offer as a reward to the one guessing the nearest to the actual weight. This exhibit will doubtless attract much atten- tion. JUDGE'S START WORKlTOMORROW ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE RE- WARDS READY FOR ANNOUNCE MENT ON MONDAY Although, the congress does not op- en until Monday morning, tomorrow and Saturday will be given up io perhaps the most important work in connection, the exposition, for in the jury of awards, composed men with W. H. ____ _......_, B____ w Fairfield Farm cnt of was in the, city as the task night, and had a lengthy conference Of judging the winders. The exposi- with the Hoard of Trade tion being in every way internation- 'al, with exhibits in the same classes from every part of Western America railway freight rates, and the'. matter of moving the freight sheds was gone into at some length. It.was a great deal ot national interest at- pointed out that the original loca-, tachcs to the.finding of tlic judges, tion chosen for the sheds was not at I The individual competitions will be all favorable to the wholesale inteivi decided tomorrow, and a start made csts, and they bad entered their judging the district exhibits. Sat- jections against the adoption of the urday will be. given over to the plan. The haul over the bridge would judging of the sweepstakes events, j be prohibitive, so that it was neces- and by Monday morning the jury Medicine Hat, Oct. Mount- ed Police were summoned from this point this morning to investigate mur der and suicide, which occurred at ._ t ______ _. __ _ Tide Lake, twenty-six miles north of i sary if possible to find a location on hopes to have allixed the winning rib- Carlstadt. I the south side. Mr. Halstead point- bons on all the prize displays. Sirs. Julis Polosky, who lost her ed out that, owing to a pro ions The jury of awards is composed ot hnsbaml and one child recently agreement between the city and the experts gathered frqili all parts of through typhoid, and who npparently company, the latter were not allow- the west- Each man is a specialist sheds fur- in his line, and every one of them became somewhat unsettled in her ed to move their freight through ther east than ninth St., and it -was has had experience in judging m big for this reason that the north' side expositions. 5Ir. Fairfield, chaiL'nran, {considers himself very fortunate reason through grief, and complications in regard to her pos- session of the homestead, butchered her two remaining children, aged five and three years, with a carving knife, and then apparently turned the same weapon upon herself. ADVANCED GUARDS ARE ARRIVING IN CROWDS Accommodation Commit- tee Has Work Well in for All Although the Dry-Farming Con- gress session and exposition, does not open officially until Monday morning at nine o'clock, the city is rapidly filling with strangers from every part of the continent, and ev- ery indication is that the city will be called upon to accommodate the largest crowd of visitors next week ever gathered in any city in the West The accommodation commit- tee chairman, H. J. Goode, has been working faithfully, and this morning stated that the citizens oE Leth- fo ridge had .come to their ai-d so un- animously that tney 'believed they Were in a position.. to handle the larg- est cr.owd expected by the most saii- gtiine. "Beside the thousand we have pro- vided for in private said Mr. Goode, "there will be at least that many more visitors who will lie taken care of by their friends with- out any call whatever on our assist- ance. Already there are hundreds of visitors in the city who are being cared for by friends, and this hospi- tality will certainly be 'appreciated by the visitors who will cany away a good impression of the people Lethbridge." A large number of the officials and delegates from remote 'points will ar- rive within the -next two or three f. MIXED .j FARMERS, THE Brisbane, Australia, Ocl. 17. -The Queensland government statistician has issued the statistics .pertaining to the livestock in the state on De- cember 31 last. Number of sheep, cattle (ex- elusive of dairy 106; dairy milk cont, horses, pigs, Formal Declaration Was Made Against Bulgaria and Servia Today GREECE BUSY Engagements are General Along Several Frontiers Forces Engaged Constantinople, Oct Thi; formal declaration of war againlt. Servia and Bulgaria (lUbllatl- cd by the 'Turklah day. Started at A. M. Constantinople, Oct Hostili- ties were opened at half two tins morning bj the TiuUsh troopa at various points on the Bulgarian and Servian frontiers The divisions of the Turkish army were ordered malic a simultaneous forward move- ment. In gmng the order lor a gen- eral alliance the Ottoman war min- ister mentioned only the movement was to be made against the frontiers, of Bulgaria and Servia There is a powerful Turkish arms confronted neal the Greek hut this has, not jet oecu WILL APPEAL GAMBLING CASES' t. Is a manipulator of the ivory chips, who is arraigned before the magis- trate and pleads guilty of being a frequenter of a gaming house, guilty under the city-bylaw, and! if so, has the city a right under the existing law, to fine-him f On thatr delicate legal point will probably be fought out one ot the most important cases ever, heard a caie which will have family were Polish Immigrants ,ocaliioll next it tj10j. so site bad been chosen. However, after the difficulties were securing'the services oi such pronii- pointcd out, the Board said they men for such important work, ieved they could get the city to The judges will work in relays UE- iil the winners are all known, and will meet tonight in the Chinook days, good waive its right in the irratter so vbat the company could move to the new and the tragedy was discovered by Polish neighbors, whose description of the scene presented was horrible. ARRANGING FOR SPECIAL TRAINS sircd. Mr. Halslcad will communi- cate the Hoard's desire to the proper ofliciais 01 the company, and present indications are that the new scheme will be the one to he adopted. Settlers' Rates club at eight o'clock to arrange tails, of the work. Besides Chairman Fairfield, who is an expert judge of grains and grass- es, ilmfc will he on the. jury K. W. EdmondSjOf Oklahoma City, formerly with the II. S. department of agri- Ottawa, Oct. period set by the government during which hall oi the duty should be remitted upon jt G McKeiliio, who is In tho city cement imported into Canada expires today arranging for special trains for Oct. 31, and after that, date there i ncxt weet( ilfls practically decided in Southern Alberta are higher than be no remission of the duties [thnt for tlje first fonr jayg nest week the rates to Calgary from the states, paid. The remission was granted the-Cardston train, which leaves here of Washington, Oregon and lt result of-strong representations ;at .-4S win 7 p.m., io j whence come so many oi our Ameri- from boards-o? trade and contractors j givo delegates an opportunity to can settlers. This was having a of various western cities which attend the sessions. -V-i announce- detrimental effect on immigration in- unaiile to procure the commodity [mont tomorrow is likely which will j to Southern Alberta, and was a'.plain from Canadian companies. After i a, special train from Calgary i case oi discrimination against the careful consideration the minister ot.ou Sunday over the Carmangay line, south, finance "recommended, in view of people from that line may scarcity, that half of the duty he vc- reach the city for tho opening the Hoard the fact that the rates on U'en tiers' effects to l.ethbridge and points expert I.. McKilhcun, superintendent ot tlie ex- perimental at Brandon, Kpccial- ;rains -f Prof. C. 1. tist- Oregon 'Agricultural College, specialist in fruits and vege- tables F. Reid, secretary-treas- urer of (he Honiinion -Seeds branch at Regina, Sask., C. Armstrong, gen- oral suiierintendent of the wheat, buy- When shown that the carloiri'rale i inS the Ogilvic Miliinr initted to those importing from t-ncjConj iU.S. The remission has over a period of about five months, during time an immense quantity of cement has been imported and a large amount of money returned, by the department of customs: After Oct. 31, however, there will be no further remissions. Any further action which may he taken will not be made pub- lic'unMl the budget is brought down next session. from Spokane to Calgary was Co., who is a specialist in more than a little-bearing on the fu- ture action of the police with.regard to the gambling parlors of the city. For this morning J. H. Palmer ap- peared in'police court and made the necessary deposits, as attorney for Ihe noble fifteen who appeared yes- terday morning charged with ling contrary to the bylaw, 'thereby ______ .appealing the case which will be cars, and three tourist fought out in the next session which will accommodate in all 24fi of the District Court, when the pros people. These will be placed on and cons of tho great game of poker will be dealt with under the wnglc eyes of the legal fraternity oi the and. In order to afford them accommodation from the very first, the accommodation, committee met tbis morning with R. G. McXoil- lie, district passenger agent of the C. P. R., who promised to place at the disposal of the committee on Sat- urday night, six standard sleeping the parking ground, where any spec- ial trains arriving next week, will al- so be placed. The company, through its representatives here, are aiding the committees in every way, and there he no need of any dele- gate going without comfortable sleep- ing quarters durin week. the whole of next city.' The ground which the aclion is being taken by the fifteen men who were lined yesterday morning, is that the bylaw does not specifically desig- frontier, put into motion The Ottoman government Ibis morning handed the Servia and Bulgarian ministers here with pass- ports and they lull leave immediate Iv. Bulgaria's King to the Front Sofia, Oct 17 Ferdinand and Ins stafi has left for the quarters of. the Bulgarian army near the Turkish frontier. It is believed be will issue a proc- lamation to the nation or make a, formal declaration oi' war from that position. A Nervy Wove Athens, Greece, Oct Fighting between the Greek aimy aid the Turkish fo'rces stationed along tho frontier began early today. A dar- ing feat was accomplished this morn- ing by the commanders of the Greek gunbo'ats "A" and At two o'clock they made a lor tho Turkish blockade at the narrow ,eiT trance to the gulf of Arta, one srde- of which is Turkish and the other, Greek. were observed from the Turkish fort at Prevosa, which dom-' the entrance and a heavy 'lire was directed on them which they re- turned with spirit. They succeeded in fighting their way through and at 1 o'clock reached the Greek town of Venitiza on the southErn shore.ot the-' bay, with very little damage: Took French Leave Athens, Oct. Tlw Turkish', istcr to Greece left Athens todayi without complying with ties usually made in such cas without asking for his. passports. and nate poker playing as one of the of- fences provided for in the act. The i men were apparently aware of this The hotels are filled to capacity ror fls man lhe charge are making reserva, read to nim am, was to plcadj askrd if it was under the bylaw, RIFT IN THE SUFFRAGETTE LUTE PETHICK LAWRENCES HAVE BEEN RULED OUT BY THE PANKHURSTS- _ night, and lions for next week, but all are doing I heir best, and the crowds will be well taken care of. The organization of the accommo- dation committee is very complete, and :ilready tbey are being called upon to find rooms for strangers. The entertainment committee will work in conjunction with the accommoda- igress on Monday morning. anouncementvi, regarding the service on all lines will be made to- morrow. CHINESE YOUTH AT COLLEGE Kingston, Oct. Dan Poon, a. Chinese, aged 27, came here from Mount Forest today, anil has registered at Queen's University Cor a course in science. De-j while to Lethbridge it was .Ualstwui said it was an over- sight, which would be remedied with- out delay. The rate to Magmtli at present is and to other points in proportion. This will be reduced lo lid, and -if possible a new blanket rate will he put into effect for the whole- of Southern Alberta, which will he-, the same to all points. The company will also insta! grains and K. Blinn, tion committee, and all slrangers will Col., expert in alfalfa, forage crops, I welcome the moment they step sheaf grains and fruits. off train, and will not be left to Tlic winners of Ihc various prizes mvii resources to find a room, wiil bi: .uinonnw! Monday if the judg- luggage wiil be checked >by the Con- es can complete their task before trass 'mamurement until visitors are thai, time.. JASBEC OUT ON SUSPENDED SENTENCE Mr, J. R. Palmer received word today that Mathias Jaabec tried at Macleod in connection with Wilmott murder, of which Eberts was convicted, was allow- ed to go on suspended sentence. Jatbec has been In jail for nearly a year, .he-Id on the murder charge, but at the trial last week this was reduced to attempted burglary, and on Mr. Palmer's advice, Jasbcc guilty.) Mr. Palmer then asked ihe court for mercy, as his client had by his voluntary confession, cleared up the mystery of the murder, and while he had pleaded guilty to attempted burglary, there had been no crime of that character committed, Mr. Palmer's plea apparently carried weight with the judge, and Jasbcc Is a free man again. telephone at Kipp for the convenience j of local shippers, the present com- r THE POTATO RECORD TIie has indication with that station teing I very poor. Hstiiiig potato records almost daily. Up to today Dave King held the record with his four- MEMORIAL TO LATE GENERAL Toronto, Oct. was announc- ed tonight at tho conclusion on the thirtieth annual congress of tho Sal- vation Army that, a training college would Iw erecttid in Toronto -by tho Salvationists of Canada as a mem- orial lo Uio latn General William Ilootli, founder of tho organization. It will bo the only training school of the Army in CimaftSi pound spud, but. lie was plac- ed in second place today -by J. .1. Lee, tj.w. Vi sec. 4-15-10, 'who not: only has lots of 'em weigh- ing fr'iir pounds, but. is the possessor of one weighing five pounds. .Mr. Loo holds thi-- record until some one cnn bvat H. Me took bushels from one aero. yress management, settled. R. E. Slic-rlock deserves the thanks of the accommodation committee, for the manner in which he has come (o their aid. Me has placed the up- per storeys of his block at their dis- posal. These rooms will be fitted with beds and the necessary furni- ture by Bawden Bros., and will be placed at the disposal the ladies of the press, and other delegates. They will ba afforded every accouv modation possible at such a time, and their comfort, provided for, insofar as is possible. USE OF MONEY FROM CANADA London, Oct. council of Hit1 national rifle association has decided to allocate part of tho .thousand dollar contribution of .tho 'Canadian govern- ment to a trophy to. aug- ment the QQuevn Mary and, on being told that it was, pleaded guiltr. he IMPROVED LIGHTING SERVICE Ottawa. Oct. In order to re- duce tho risk of carrying wheat from Port Arthur to Port McNichol on the Georgian Hay by the C, P. K.. tho De. partmcnt of Marine and Fisheries has installed this week new range lights ai Midland on CJeorgian Bay, to guide grain carrying ships into Port Mc- Nicliol. This is 'welcome news to navigation, 'as there has been up to the present time groat difficulty in London, Get suffrage cleav- age is revealed in the. announcement that; Mr. and Mrs. who been staunch supporters the womanls: social, and political un- ion with which Mrs; Pankluirst and the Misses Pankhurstr arc identified, have broken awat the organiza- tion. The cause, has reveal- ed but Mrs. Pankhtirst, who makes the announcement says that the Pethwick Lawrence's association with the controlling organization has ceas- ed, owing to -divergent views concera- cerning its policy. The suflragettc organ, Votes Foe Women, remains in tlic hands of Mr. ami Mrs- Lawrence, hut the Woman's Social and Political Union will bring out another papec entitled, "The Suffragette." Miss gottiim shirs through an awkward j Chrystobal wiil be its passage, owing to defective lighte. head. BENNETT BUYS SOUTHERN ELEVATORS The Bennett-Aiken hold on the cleva-tor business in Alberta was further strengthened this week by the purchase of the Jones Dill elevators at Warner, Milk River and New Dayton. These magnates, as has been publish, ed, now own the Alberta-Pacific elevators, and by this latest pur- chase, have a monopoly at Milk River and Warner, as the Al- berta-Pactfic owned, the only vators at. these points, except Jones DiM. At New- Dayton the competing elevator is: known as the Sunny Belt. Whether Ben- nett and Alken arc negotiating for this one or is; not1 at sent known; The price-at whteK the latest deal was put through has not been made public. Jones Dill are a firm located at Wabasha, Minn. ;