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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Vol. VI. Wednesday, Odober 25, Number 52 HMlFTON AND MARSHALL AT THE KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS HALL TONIGHT CHINA BADLY 1 IN NEED OF i MQNEY financial Situation is Be- coming Very Des- perate London, Oct. Ti'.ncs Pekin correspondent says: "China's finan- cial situation is. becoming desperate. 1'be government has formal re- quest to the (Hnlbina'iie bgtly that the imyment of the-monthly installments of the Uoxer.indemnity lie postponed for nine months. -'-'FlvK has Ifeen mado by the reply that soino of t.h-8 governments must consulted. The Shanghai treasury, -which at pre- sent has! less than Uj'UOO.OOO taels, is unable to pay official, salaries. Chin- ese" and Miinbhus cf the better class leaving Pekin.; In largo numbers, removing their Jtreasures to foreign concessions in i Shanghai and Tin Tsing, and o veil to Mukden, where it is be'Iieved safety will be found .under ilvs Japanese protection. In the event of reverse in the Yang Tse Kiang valley it seems-certain that the court will remove to Joliol in the province ot Chili, 115 milee north east of Pe- in "Tli-a govermnesit Is endeavoring to obtain; a loan of: taels repayable, in one year jit eight per cent, with the guarantee of .in Imperial'edict from'.Britain, France Germany anil America. The banker? at a nveetine held today to discuss t> proposal asked told exactly f what purpose tlva money was to 1 .used. They made it a condition before recommending acceptance of The proposal Yuan Shan Kal be given full power gatiif to him- self and thu bankers to deal wlni il'e situation, make the lefoims and vcome to'terms vitli the leadev-i ;of the Mobilizing San Oct. cable- pi am received here today stutes that the mobiluation of a large number of hoops is being attempted bv the re- volutionists; in the province in Southern ..China. The troops are loading the province of Aman, which Is neutral being French territory, and Joining the main body of republican soldiers in Yunan. THOUSANDS Kil led i n Bombardment by Consul Injured Malta, Oct. letters received here from ;i correspondent in Hang- bazl, Una writers estimate LUo casualties among the Inhabitants resulting from Uie bombardment by. the Italian fleet at The British consulate was badly .-damaged and UoiiHAii John Francis Jones was woun- ded. Several Jews who are British subjects and ha'cl taken rei'use in the British consulate, were killed or wounded. Numerous buildings in- cluding a, Maltese DR. COOK HAD TO LEAVE BY REAR Riotous Scenes Greet Dr. Cook at Lecture in Denmark Deputy Provincial Treas- urer ewan Man Succeeds Edmonton, Oct. J. McLeod, who has been deputy provincial treas- urer and clerk ot the executive coun- cil since .the-inception of the prov- ince, has resigned and will sever his connection with tli'3 department 1st. Mr. .McLeod will en- :er into -hllsiilosH as a member of the Copenhagen, Oct. FLCilmck 1 vimonton Iron Uoiks Company, of Cook's attempt tonight to uml cite "Well J JC is president, his reputation bv 'a lecture in tlic uidiebb J. A. R'eid, who succeeds him, lias been' one of the incut efficient sen troyed. cliurcli were dcs- i'ltall, where Iwo years ago lie iddiebb f vauts ln tile emiiloj of tl 3 Saskatch- cd the Uoyal Family anil son i. oi lie en in government lie lu.s filled the most prominent people ot Dinmick Position of ctcrk of .tho council ileputi iJioMiicial treasurer, under Uie auspices of the cal Society on tile occasion o' his triumphal entrance into tlic cipllal resulted iir riotous scenes and lie finally was compelled tu retire AUSTRALIA IS MUCH_CONCERNED Over Vessels of Other Countries Convertible to Commerce Des- troyers Melbourne, ;cbiicern with an upuoai: of insulting is feU Ihroughbul the states compris- cries.' lie was. escorted by police, ing the commonwealth over the asser- [however, ami no violence was it- lion to Hie effect that all overseas tempted. The within government punt r tllbid is a journalist by profes- sion ind it one time vas manager and editor of tho Ecaiiu Leader. His wife is Ii daughter oi the late Mr. the most. J auric who founded tins first news-1 u is thQ ARE SHORT OF CARS IN THE Lumbermen Make Com- With Shipping (Special to the Herald) Ferine, Oct. of cars is now the topic of trouble in this district ami-many'mill'men are com- plaining of lack of service interfering with shipping arrang'aments just when tliQ demand, for lumber seemed to Have smartened up a little. This complaint comes from nearly all the mills in the Pass hut -those situated on the Great Northern, between Fer- nio and Gateway seem to be suffering SENATOR Wm. Cousins, of .-Medicine Hat, to be Appointed Soon Medicine Hat, Oct. Times, the local Conservative paper, says: It has given out semi-ofllcially that Medicine Hat IB to ho represent- ed Ottawa in the senate, the np- poin-tmont going to W. Co.usins, of this city. The official, announcement of the appointment vyllf In all prob- ability be made in the course of a few days. The announcement comes as a bit of very good news to Medicine Hat anrl Mr. Cousins' appointment U regarded with the greatest favor.- causea- to gloriously by the back door I pipei west of Winnipeg at repeatwl erery. fall wlren the de-" since it was announced.thai returning to the city (o lecture, tho-i newspapers and the people have been aroused, 'and threats of vi- olence were freely circulated, fifteen- hundred people assembled in the hall ml got a crowd outside and greeted vessels subsidized by -foreign coun- tries arc easily convertible to com- merce destroyers upon tlic outbreak of war. Private advices received in .ibis country state that- the liners (ly- to Luting the German flag are specially RUNNING TRAINS TOALDERSYDE Line Will Open for Ser- ice Early in Nov- ember Oatmangar, Oct was turbulent throughout, A small traction ot tlic audience sup- ported Dr. Cook" and applaurieil his efforts, others hissed contir.uahv with the -I'csull that; two sides al- most came to blows. The lecture il PROVISIONS ANOTHER JUDGE equipped, foi this contingency ;t ,lhc lustratcd by means of lantern slides resnll is a feeling of apprehension pievails throughout the country, ?nd a resolution was moved today in' the federal n of i he opposition to the effect iion be forthwith'fo (fiseouragc such shippjng in Aus- tral urn walprs.-'1 Prime7 Minister Fish- er in the discussion' 'that followed, said "We say most, emphatically Ihat ships of other nations .which come to trade in our ..waters, must not presume too much .on our good nature, and equip themselves, so that they may act as ships of war .when a declaration of hostilities occurrs. The words of the prime. minister were greeted with ringing cheers in view of his 'declaration, the reso- lution was withdrawn. was almost, a repetition of his form- er talk. Dr. Norman Nauscn, Danish explorer, who formerly sup ported Cook, started .the trouble by: loudly, denouncing. .Cook as a sw'inrt climax was rrachPd when an' nj.lcmpt.pd picture of the North Pole was thrown upon the screen The dicnce was so, hostile i stopped his ,lecture and wiUidrcu'. He was escorted by a strong detachment of police to his hotel. 4 to the Herald) Oct pro- 's- incml goi erttBe'ntl has passed an order m eHUcH authorizing 'v the appointment of a .sixth 1uflse for the -province, ...The haul authority ate the position but maud for eastbounrf truflic is heaviest, wheat, coal; cattle'and lumber all DM- ins In greatest need' of transporta- tion at this -time of year. No coal going ,6C this district not seem to have eased the car shortage' very much, and tire call for empties is as insistent as arer. Nothing new has transpired in the strike situation. A. ,T. Carter left here this morning for Lethbridge to the other officers of district IS upon the arrival of Hon. Hobort Rogers in accordance with the request of the deputy minister of muor's wire last week stating that the minister of the i interior would be in Lethbridge on Wednesday.' PUBLIC MEETINGS BY BOTIi PARTIES Premier Sifton and R. B. Bennett to Address Meetings at Pincher Creek i (Special to the Herald) Pincher Creek, Oct.' Hoadle.v, M. p. Conservative mem- ber for Okotoks John Hterron and John Kemmis, tile Conservative can- (iidate liere, are the speakers billed to the pnhlic meeting in the tne rebels that his 1 bpfcru liouse tomorrow night (Wed-j hold to a foreign settlement. "L nesday.) This meeting has been ar-ital ot Nanking has also pat F.'t. LOWES t CO.'S BIG BUY Calgary, ;pct. r______ i which hs the. highest price paid ..for i pomtmeirt ot the judge-must one single 'piece ;pf.- property nn the tjistory ptfya west, P. C. Lowes and Co. have -purchased from a syndicate It Is believed'thai-James four, of. wllicii the head is Ii. B. made by -the dominion... A ivMi Jiidtc. is. badlj needed lluir. JC.C., or W. R.' Walsh, K. C.. will likely receive the appointment. Uennett, K.C., acres adjoln- Ing the C. P. n. shop's site, and tinder the name of Cepeear, the property ;is to be nrday next. on the market on Sat SESSION OF QUEBEC LEGISLATURE Quebec, Oct. announce- ment is made that fh'e next session of the provincial legia'.atnre about the Sth of January. ANOTHER CONSERVATIVE M.. P. Vancouver, Oct. Daw-aon. de- spatch last night states; that Dr. 31 Sun Thompson Consenat'ie V.JB elected ajs Mr A Price, jf'lhc C i1 n uestcin lirui, districl superintendent, iccom- pinicd by tuo members ot the Gov- ernment, Hailwav Commission and E. M. Sanniiers, manager of the Hank of Commerce, .Calgary, and J. .W.. Djudson, manager of the Grown Lumber Co., were in town on Wed- nesday. They were on a tour of in- .spection of the nr.w. railroad. Mr. Price told The Sun ihat a throligh j passenger service would he put on j about the 'Itli or Jith oi Kovember, and that in the freight in carload be accepted for and other points on the new line. f for the tukoixbj about 100 majority over Congdon, BANK CLERKS APPEA'R ON CHARGE Winnipeg, Oct.- with attempted arson for purpose of burning up the and thus coloring up a ahorta'ge of about two thousand, dollars. K. McLeod and Morclen T. Nagel, young bank clerks in the Union appeared in police court yesterday morning. IS CHARGED WITH MURDER Slid bury, Oct. Smyth in being held in thss cells here charged with the'murder of :t Slav, named Horachiik, hear the mines "here yes- terday. Smyth confessed to the mur- der. MAY ABOLISH OFFICE Ottawa, Oct. A.. McLean, of Prince.' Edward Island, and ,A. C. Hoycw, inemher for Algorna, arc men- tioned for.the position of solicitor general, although there Is some talk that :the office be abolished, ROGERS BY ACCLAMATION Winnipeg, Oct. is understood that thw Liberals will offer no oppo- sition to-the election of Hon. Robert Koger.1 by uclnmotfon, and his will he the only name set down at the nom- on He will be given civic ABEHERPHflNE SERVICE SOUTH (Sped pit to the Herald) New DuytoTL Oct. 25. Considerable difficulty has been experience lately in getting long (iiatance teleplion'c hetweon New Dayton and Leth bridge or Calgary. The K'arald tcok the trriuble this week to investi- gate the reason found that seven long distances offices were. using on'3 iinc to Loth bridge. It csn easily be seen 'why there sbdiild be long delays nt any mie of seven stations, and thft'.fnct Is thnt thoro Is 'delay. tVive information, however, that aU'eady new wires are 'being strung, Warner, and Htiiliiifi', thieHC three sta'Jipna (o one H'ne. Raymond, will have a. new line to herself and Mngrath, Spring Coulcn itnd Curds ton will uso the oW line. This will relieve the congestion experienced now and .make -a better sorvjice for both operators and HON. ROBT. ROGERS IS EVASIVE ON NATURAL RESOURCES MATTER f'U all depends upon whether'.the' government of -thi-s province puts themselves on record as wanting con- trol of their natural resources or nbt said' Hon. Robert Rogers, Minister of the Interior in the new Harden cab- inet, to the Herald this afternoon over th-a control of the resources of -.the province. "They have never asked tor 'the control of these resources, so ive do not see why they be given over to Uro Alberta government. Kor years the people of the prov granted by the Borflen lie was aslced, 'We'll, that depends to a great ex- tent on how the government asked for this control. Howewr, that Is fl mat- ter which would have to be discussed hi parliament, do not know just what.might be done .abo.ut it, in case the government here asked outright for control of these resources." Mr. Rogers was very, non-committal in his statements, but seenied-of -the opinion that the present government would not have control of the ince have been putting themselves on ices 'until (he people showed through record as being opposed to control- ling their own resources. Until -Miej" show in some way that they this control, nothing is likely Lo be done. (the medium of an election that they wished such control. Tlie Minister of the Interior arrived from thv: east this morning and met "If the government were to abl toi .several delegations during the morn- control of the resources as promised by Sir Wilfrid Lnarter, would this be ing in tho olilces of the, Rogers-Cun- ningham Co. Among them was a de- legation, from the U..JI. W. of A., Dis trict 18, waited upon Him in- connection with thia coal strike. Seyora'l of the members of the Coal. Operators' Association also called upon .him office to dis cuss the situation. At noon a'banfju'et'was held in his nonor at the'headquarters pf the Con L-srvative party in the Dominion Block, Ii. Davidson act- ed as chairman, and addresses were delivered by C. A. Ma'grath, W. C. tves and Hon. Mr.. Rogei-.i. fn the course of his remarks the latter dealt mainly with the question of 'the con- ing of the natural resources 'of the province in much the same manner as outlined above. Htt also spoke briefly, with several otiier niitiic-rs pertaining 10 the work of the department of the outlining hi., some measure sonva of tho'.problems, before the gov- ernmtmt in this regard. REBELS TAKE IMPORTANT CITY Great Chinese Leader May go to the Rev- olutionists Shanghai, China, Oct. ture of Chang Chou by the lltl, was announced in which reached city abortly tfter noon today. Prom a Btiutealc point thig city ahould proye ot great value to the u it Junction of the Kal Fang, Pekln-Hmn- (tow rallroadi and IB 260 north ot Hankow. capture appar- ently cute off from Pekin all Imperial now gathered wound Hankow' and Wu Chang. Todart from the lower Yani Tse valley all discouraging to the government, with Kiu Klane in undlipufced pwawaion of the rebels The Imperlsl flwt haa retreated dova river. Borne of the' venscls being reported far ward a> Wu Hu Condition Are om- inous not only in Wu Hu, but alHfta Nanking Most of the Manohu offi- cials have left these cities and are crowding into Shanghai when every hotel ii al-eady tilled with todaya ugeea The Taotai of Shanghai came BO iilarmed over- the of the secession of the nature i ranged for some time ago, but. it -is onlj within the past few days that the importation Mi Hoadley was announced. The at a meeting previously referred to fired the first gun In the prouncial and the announcem inta FINE FIELDS OF SPRING WHEAT' (Special to -the Herald) New Dayton, Oct. Dayton farmers are very modest, in repon ing big croi) yields but little by little tlvj figures are being extracted A yield of M bushels of spring wheat to 'he acre was brought to the notice of the Herald reporter this week was grown on the farm of 1 Moi rlson ami the average was struck on 130 acres. Parts of the field were very much belter than others. HEAD OK THE MANUFACTURERS NEW BRIDGE OVER RED RIVER Winnipeg, Oct. is a like-', lihood of a new bridge over the Red Hlver here near St. Honifacc, tho idea being to give connection to that part of the city for the National Transcontinental and G. T. P. rail- ways. TO ELECTRIFY MOUNTAIN LINES pUcaided throughout townf and dls tnct of a weeting In the opera, hojie on Saturdas night nevt at which flB Ucnnetl JIP for Calsurj Will d to sceak no doubt Imagine" 'tmaf the last in nubile here that .1 reel lias been taken out of the LtVrils sails. Ihose of us who have heard ulr Bennett on ions occasions recog nize his gifred flow of oratorj but at the same time realize that: the windy eloquence of which he is a past maBt er. failed to be of material service to bra in the mat and no doubt will continue immaterial until his ut- terances are taken more seriously by the people oil provincial affairs The A and Q matter Is to form the theme his address on Situiday nisht. Recent indications are that a bump er house will greet'Premier Sifton Ur Warnock and the Liberal candi date John F Ross on Tliursrtas night P A Morrison of Strathmore will also address a meeting in the inter est of John at the Summer lew school house on Thursday night Snow started to fall heaulj here on Monday afternoon and continued until Tuesday morning The Itorm created quite a change In.the land- scape but is gndually disappeanng and the tempciatnre rleas ant. The Juvenile Bostonians are meet- Ing with large audiences at their two night stand here Thes are putting up first clisi, allows tesenlni; of good patronage Their laughable com edies will scfvc as an to ihe more serious consideration of provin- cial iff ins1 as will be submitted to the people in the political meetings of the week. TRIED TO INJURE THE HAT POLJCE under the same protection, of Su Chow is in a panic owing 1 revolutionary threates of wages have been unpaU a long time Revolutionary ai here announced that the imun expect to establish their headtiuai at Kiu Kiatm, which will probab' the revolutionary capital The able attitude ot the Tuanshi wloee lame prevented ceptance of a government of ever) n here regarded as the man! the hour In China. It is hinted that he may be induced soon to i tiio rebel cause his active suppl against the dynasty. AlthoJ Manchu officials' here continue to gi out false' news of the state of affairs n Chang Sha and Kiu Klaac and other cities in order to an mpression that the Imperialist! still in control of the native prod ia Shanghai. Toronto, oveuoim. the of steam traction in tlic Kocky Mountains ii; is probable lliat (Special to the Herftldl Hat OU severely censured Jay. T. pul down the rebellion, lively Interest here. Yuan WANT PROHIBITION ON MAJORITY VOTE Aim of the Temperance People of the Province of Saskatchewan Rcgina, Oct 24 kalchewati Social and lieportrrs were exclud- the Council were in sJ-smnn throughout today with a view to outlining ,u- ture 4ction ed irom 3e.i reports ot details arc to the ellect t.haf' considcrahlc feeling and difleis ence of opinion were shown. At the evening meeting a resolution wna flu- ally passed thai tho policy of the council should ho to conduct a cam- paign for piohibition and that the government be asked to submit auok li'law to the electors to become on ;i hare majority vote, and in the meanwhile cltorts be made to secure amendments to the local option law It wo> furthci decided that in any constrwiyricv where no candidate wai satisfactory to the council a prohibi- tion candidate should be in the field: This Aaiiso, was hotly deliberated, many yoldm? tluit it was in the nilun. of a club hold over the gov- jthc C.P. Hy. will eventually clcclriiy com't today for jits mountain system. It is thought Lrm} irPllmeiu .Kiinst the cits con that such a scheme is intended the stable who confined the accused in road, as the company lias secured the cells on Suudaj night 'water power 'rltfils capnoli: oi de-iing to the statement of.the prisoner >ciopins oni) hundred thousand horse-1'He constable had .badly 111 treated power on Ihc Adams Hivcr in British .''f'11, Colunibiii. Nathaniel New President of tht Canadian Aatoclatlon :CREW HAD TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE i Ra.dorlcli, put., Oct. by n fierce gnle in Ihe Sagiimw Hiiy, the crew of the Hchooner Azov, Capt.' were forced to hike to the yawl, and reaclved land safely two days effort In the face of high aeai. bul the evidence of his wife con- cried tho statement of Lamb. In RECORD REAL ESTATE DEAL Calgary, Oct. record real estate deal of Calgary- is pending at the course of a severe reprimand the i the present time, and if an English inagisl rah; denounced the! syndicate nov, negotiating foi the bitter attack that hull-been made on j purchase ot MOO acres of Pat Burns' the police and stated his Intention between tile Bow River and of thoroughly probing further the case j the Mnclcod trail, decide'to take up The prisoner had made several ac- cusations agninsl tho chijf of rollra and the magistrate, but thoso His Worship Ignored. It Is probable thai an action for perjury will bo-brought against Lamb. the option they already hold on thin property, Calgary's millionaire eattl'a klni? will bo richer by cash, which is 'tfie price and" terms of the option held by the Intending purclaia> ;