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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ihc Daily Herald VOLUMEV._ Alberta. Thursday, October 21. 1M2 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES TODAY Number 268 "VJWOF THE BUSINESS SEaiON OF THE CITY OF LETHBPJDGE WITH GAIT GARDENS" IN THE FOREGROUND ADRIAN OPLE 1 IS WITHIN REACH Bulgarians Defeat Turks at Kierk-Kihsseh m f Fierce Fight li BATTLE IN PROGRESS CLOSES 6 p.m. FRIDAY Forces Now to Attack Strongly Fortified City of Srutan ..Tomorrow tbe big exposition, ''the best exposition In tbe his tory of the Dry-Farming Con gress, and one of the best in the history of agriculture, closes, and-delegates will'have to see the display before six o'clock tomorrow evening, if they 'wish it at all. No v one should let tbe opportunity pass without seeing tbe exposi- tion. Visitors from every part of the world have ranked it with world's fairs and say that it should be made jvernianent. At six o'clock tbe exhibitors will commence taking down. tbeirexbibits, and by Satur- day nightf the big exposition :hall.'-and the many 'other build- jngs leqtiisitioned to meet the will be gloomy and dark for the niei Sofia. Got. Turkish gar- rison at Kirk-Killsaeh, consisting of five thousand men, surrendered to the Bulgarians. Two Turkish generals were among those.'captured. Sofia, Oct. bas "been the Bulgarian army which has 'been fighting against the Turkish troops in" the vicinity for sev- eral clays. The possession of the fort- ress opens the way for a Bulgarian ad- vance on Adrianople. Big Battle Still On Constantinople, Oct. great battle between th-s main forces of Bul- garians and Turks was resumed this uiurniug along tbo entire Hue between .Aidrtanople and Kiirk-kUessh, Drench- ing rain hindered 'the increments of the troops. Despatches from Adrian- ofple repcrt that ibe second division oi' tho Bulgariau ai-my crossed tbe frontier yesterday, Ha advance guard encnun'terad serious resistance and fitiffored "badly, being finally compell- ed to fall back. Serious fighting a ropprted from Kadikcny to the south of Miisionah Pasuu, which ended In a viclcry for tho Turks. Marching on Scutari Ttieka, Oct. 3Uinlky. l.h-o Immlsome and dashing young son of King Nicholas of Monte- negro, assumed command of the bri- gailcS that distinguished itself at Dei. chitis "and Tushi.; With these troops lie 'Will attack'Scutari, a strongly forti- fied not far from the Adriatic Sen, and close .to the Montenegrin frontier Crossing Scutari yesterday King Nicholas meit.his three sons, and with them hold uicouncll of war in thu little Mallissorl vjllnge of Skclla. Af- ter this conference tbo announcement was made of. Una designation, of th3 young prince as the- leader of the pro- posed assault on the Turkish strotig- hold on tbe Orln Hiver, ROOSEVELT IS- FE0JNG.BOLLY Oyster Oct; 2-I.-'Aiter Dr. Terrell leiti, tol. Roosevelt'dress- ed himself in a khahi riding suit, his f cosinnm when lie is a I home md walked'down the slnirs unassist- ed. "'I fed he suid. "1 fuel bully, 1 want some limch." And for the first .since his accident, join- cd the family circle al llic dining lahle. Albert Collier, New Yoi1c_ publisher, was expected .at Sagamore Hill this OKLAHOMA IS THE LUCKY CITY It Will be Home of the Big Congress Next Year REGINA NEXT THE MAIL SERVICE ANNUAL MEETING 3 ASSOCIATED BOARDS OF TRADE EXECUTIVE MET TO ARRANGE! PROGRAM FOR MACLEOD An executive meeting of the Asso- ciated Boards of Trade of Southern Alberta was held in Commissioner Leach's office, last evening. Dr. Leach, president of the association presided. ID. N. Barker. Cardston; C. A. Gigot, High River; A. P. Orady, .Maclood, 'were also present. The mailer of parcels poat again came up for discUBsion, and owing to the diversified opinion of the affiliat- ed boards as lo its advisability, it was decided to leave.the manor over un- til thu annual meeting, which will be held on December o. at. Macleod. The next question taken was thc matter of the annual meeting programme, and P. .1. Nolan, K.C., of Calgary, will be asked to open the annual meeting with an address on the value of cou- r-entnted efforts fh wo .hould uomagej :he formation of rural municipalities Competitors Got Together and Reached Tentative Expres- sion of Thanks asked to Oklahoma City is the 1913 liome of the International Dry-Farming Con gress. As forecasted In the Herald some days ago, the southern s'tate hat a strangle hold on tho tig; agriculture convention and exposition for next year ever since their advance partj arrived In the cily over two weelts ago, and began canvassing among th. delegates, tarrying on an election :ampaign for the capilal of the state which would do credit to Teddy him self. They did not use a big stick to accomplish their ends, ei'Lher: all thai vas necessary was their whole-heartot interest in the Congress, their magnlfi cent exhibition and a plain statemen of facts sotting forth what Oklahoma City prepared to do for the Con gie s But they did not have the Congress tucked away safely until this mornin when the Board of Governors of th Congress, George llarcoui't, chairman called a meeting iu the library of the Chinook club, to hear what the repre sentatives of the different ci'ties de siring the Congress for uexuyear liai to I hree bnlted Slate- citie and out. Can dmn were in the iun ning, and for a while il looked as if i would be a stiff fight before any on. hem landed tha plum. Marl the Oklahoma booster trnordlnary, championed the claims o Oklahoma City. Mr. McDonald, of th Rcgina Board of Trade, wanted th Congress for the Saskatchewan cap VISCOUNT PEEL DEAD London. Oct. Peel, who was speaker of 'the House of Commons from 188-t to 1895. died today at the age ff of S3. He was created a vis- A count on liis retirement from the Speakership. v ASSOCIATED BOARDS OF TRADE SECURE BENEFITS ON C E LINE Regarding service between Macleod and Cal- gary, P. L. Leach, commissioner of the Associated Boards of Trade of Southern Alberta, has just re- ceived from MaihSupt: Davidson, of Calgary, a communication to the effect that, commencing Octo- ber 28, the post offices at-High RIvtr, Nanton, Stavely, Clares- holm and Granum, will make up closed mails for trains 511 and 512 and the mail the above numbered trains will despatch closed mails to the above-mention- ed offices. RICHELIEU ELECTION TODAY Both- Sides are Confident but Liberals Look Like the Winners GREAT INTEREST f If Conservatives Win the Result-Will be Regard- ed as Most Sig- nificant 'JACK BLACK1 IN LETHBRIDGE f ELECT OFFICERS MR. J. E. HODGSON NEW. PRESI DENT_STRONG EXECUTIVE HAS BEEN FORMED Sorel, Quebec, Oct. iifcs are looking forward to victory to- night after the hardest electoral struggle ever fought in the constitu- ency of Richelieu. Bitter feeling has been displayed on bolh sides, and some strong language used. The im- portance of the contest, is not under- estimated by either party and the outcome is awaited, with feverish in- terest. There has been very heavy polling so far with very few absten- tieuts. Sir Kodolph Forget prophe- ied a xictorj tor the Constnatne candidate LVD 'Morgan ft} -ioO at thc final rally last night On the other hand Liberals were stimulated Su I inner s isit and San Plancisco Oct bureau of po- lice headquarters .believes'posi- malj todaj that it lecognires a notorious criminal1 in "Harry, Kline reported in despatches last night from Lethbridge Al Iwrta to be held there charged picking pockets ft is belieied that Kline Is "Jack who escaped from the Ingleside Jail this counfv after being held there six be- cause the papers in bis case had been destroyed in 1906 Jack Black was tence of 2a jeara In prison ifoi assault and there arc ments against him re- sene calendar THOUSANDS VISITED BUY EXHIBITS FOR THE LAND SHOW C P R MAN HERE SIZIMG SHOWING WILL MAKE A, SELECTION Excursions From All Di- rections Arrived with Hundreds of Visitors HEW Southern People Im- promptu Meeting Was Held This is "Henry Holmes' Day" at the Congress All hats off to the win- ner of the world's prize for the best bushel of wheat grown In 1912 Mr Holmes is being feted and dineil b> thc iv hole southern country who came In this morning to make tins the red letter daj of the Congress, It did Western Canada will make s. at the big hud show make their nil A the CPU cam out c Thc Catdston spe vhich are nov, under ,.y 10 15, followed fit Uur-1 thc plans for a Western Canada exhibit the exposition this Dr Taber, w ho is connected with the C P R in Nev, 'i ork stated that would buy up as manj of the win nmg as could in order be represented this week and they expect to pull off a victory by at least 250 votes, some estimates putting it as high as 300 The canvassing has been of exception- al thoroughness and nothing has been Sit again this veil Dr address cirlitr li the ttatcst art McKcrricher, li. and ,T. s. Dennis will speak on the question of publicity. Two other (iiiestlons wlileh ihe execu- tive, bring before the meeting are those of land titles office facilities and tire establishment of a permanent in- dustrial labor commission The affiliated boards w, I asked; tal. Capt, Kaino, of bait Lake Citj ,o line tbe resolutions tin. wish sub-! had something- to say of the claims milled it the innual me mi, in tht] the Uuh (.ipitil ctU unee hinds 01 tho comm -Montr int lilei I nown to DL .1 e, ihe ronuies- ihin >0 rh nnliuil meet f somo Unit md .line to 1 ethbrldfc" me Hill lale place in II MaUeod with delegations frr th it exp.ob Town it U.H odo on thelpurpoe rh n there wa, in etoenlh moinmg of Decembei flic com hour enln cannot bjan mlssloner requested that iho executive means be overlooked. The Oregoi. name an'auditor for this year, when; dekga'.es lo the convent on to- J. L. ManwariiiB-, secretary of the Leth; lieve that the Coagresa is such a .le bridge Board of Trade, was anointed. sirablo feature that it would be a good The executive discusser! the matter thing Portland, Ore in 1918 so ;of banquslting the Southern Alberta] Mr, Clarke, a special delegate tram 'nrtop winners at the Do'-r'anning' their Chamber of Commerce, came for- the left ovJ ward with very kind invita.iou to or for a few days. The the Congress to consider Portland already visited cne-U.mi of tKe their boats for the next year affiliated boards, and will visit the re- 1 ffiainder provlous to the annual meet- The Sontiicrn Unelta school teach _ met in conuntion thib mormns; ot a nnrlnl, raihllv for Soiel n Mr and al'Pouifd the following .Morgan is elected, 1ms .inured 1 good manv voters on both sides-and it is 1 not at, ail -unliliclv that it may iu- Ifiuence the a way not ex- 1 peeled. Richelieu' is one of the Lib- of Conservative victory there tonight would obviously bo of the utmost significance. It is pos- sible that thc indications point to raher thinks this the greatest agri cultural exposition he hrs ever at- tended, and he says he has attended a largo number of world's fairs all over the European and American f.oti- Icft uSdone to'ensure that the issue succosses at New York last at stake should'not be clouded ill any wlntcr ]ooks for a repetition, way. Sir Rodolphc Forget's promise I jjcccnihcr. namely Hon. A E. Hodgson, B.A, ('rarstronEholds in the province Woolf, llagr.uh. nacbcc and .Jennings. Committee Miss Noilly, Taber Miss MaJdaugh, Mr. Munroe, Mr. Low, Cardslon, ami Mr. Siiiitli, Kaymond. The sessions being held here at resent in conjunction with the Con (Continued on Page 14.) CHAIRMAN OF HARBOR COMMISSIONERS RESIGNS Montreal, Oct. was learned today on positive antliori'y that. Maj- or George- Washington a of the southern towns todaj it w ill be b> the manned aid thc nlind lor everybody else 11 m Lethbridge. On arrnal in the city a big proces- sion was formed and headed by Cardston citj band paraded the busi ne" streets making the -welkin ring Tilth shouts of Raymond won the Rumelv "Cardston won nearly flitv percent of the etc In front of the Dallas hotel an impromptu, meeting held and speeches were delncred b> "Major Hammer of Cwrdi. ton "Vfaj or 1 vans, Ravmond Mr Holme-; and othrrs It certainly the south countrj s day for shorting and they were not shouting-. over nothing either. Many Excursions In rcalltj this is District Cay Hardly a town in Southern Alserta ivithin a radius of fifty miles hut has; shut up shop to pay their respects to the Dry Farming .Congress. Nearly every town on the Vulcan line, in- cluding Carmangay, declared the day a civic holiday, and packed the spe- which arrived at .I'lrep hundred came from Carmangay alone. Macleod declared a civic holiday and have a sharp eye on tne came en masse. Claresholm has ,u of the nimble gentry and its a safe couple of mighty boosters and their guess -that there will be few. pickings delegation, a couple hundred strong, came, headed by. Carl Braren. Macleod sent over one hundred. Tnhcr had tbe civic holiday fever and down two or three hundred to swell the grand total. Their train .arrived at HOSPITALITY HAS ITS LIMITATIONS Crooks are having a -hard time of it in tho city at present. Only yes- terday twelve of these notorious gentlemen were gathered in by. tho police and taken before the chief who gave them a few hours lo get out of The city. They went. The police are being ably assisted local by a number of Pinkerlon detectives who have a sharp eye on the niovemeflts gers, Edward Luclolt, Colby, V.'is.; Louis Luclofi, Curtis, Wis., and T. F. JIcGec, of Minneapolis, were slightly injured, as Were W. R. Mayer, con- ductor oi the cafe car, and T. L. Kelly of Chicago. charge of vagrancy. A your.q Toronto girl, who was run and killed by an automobile on Saturday nlsht