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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME V. The Lethbridge Daily Herald PRICE-FIVE CENTS Lethbridge, Friday, October 25, 1012. TWENTY-TWO PAGES Number 209 CONGRESS OVER AND EVERYONE PLEASED Saskatchewan Won Cup for Largest Number of Registered Delegates Today practically sees tbe comply ot tbe seventh session of the In- ternational Dry-Kami illg Congress, To-j day practically winds up the AUTOMOBILE TRIP TO SFF FARMS LORD ROBERTS IS CENSURED OCTOGENARIAN SOLDIER IS MAK- ING TOO DIRECT ATTACKS ON GERMANY London, Oct. Holiei'lK, dc- OLIVER BATES IASWORTED TAK EN TO'B'OiSE ON A SALACIOUS CHARGE Oliver Bales, Indicted on th j spite his eighty years, is touring the charge of white slavery, by tlio con i country advocating a natioyal mill- Boise, in "io State of Idaho, Ur. Widtsoe and a. nnnilier of l.-tah tary sin-vice, lie is addressing huge !apprehended ranch near Can delegates, including Professor .Merrill puiiiurlngK, who cheer the famous .'stem and was yesterday deported t and wife, and Bishop David A. Smith _ Veteran'lustily, but bis direct refer- tho United Stales along with on of Salt Luke City, Prof. Frank Har- 'eners fo Germany as an undoubted Alice who fo wanted rls of Logan, are taking an a.Uo foe of Hriiain, raised considerable prosecuting witness against Iluics an trip through the south country in hostility in certain quarlcrs. Out-1 "'ho alleged to be tho wife of th order .to gi-t an idea of farming and .side of his meetings a memorial has Although there aro hundreds oi: vis-j days en ro.nLc to Walt Lake City, still in the city today, the streets have a rather deserted ap- pearance in comparison to the scenes of bustle and hurry which have char- acterized them all week. Every train leaving 'the city last night and there were six -specials besides the regulars, was loaded with visitors returning homo after visiting the city ot the congress. There must have been, close to live .thousand people carried by the C. P. R. last night on -the trains leav- ing the depot late in the evening, showing beyond doubt that Lelh- britlgo this week welcomed tho larg- est crowd in its history. So far as the congress itself: was coiicerued it bunt all records in the matter of attendance, being fifty per cent larger in the number of accred- ited delegates. The number given out, from tbe secretary's olllce today was 1S98, while the total number of delegates' registering at 'the congress, was over 2500. In point of size the exposition wa greatly In excess" of other years. It- being generally conceded that it was ilvti times as large as the exposition iii Colorado Springs in 101.1. It lias centre of attract ion for tin visitors.' That ovLr passed through the gates in th'e .laa four.days is a conservative estimate and even--today, many local peopl .who have not had an opportunity to visit tho, 'going out to see it all exhibitors commenci i removing.: their exhibits. "'Tqmfcf'fdsi most of -them removed am inside the week the last trace of the greatest exposition'of dry farmed pro ducts will be gone. Three oi tbe largest delegations a tho Congress from outside Albert came from Saskatchewan, Washington and Utah. Saskatchewan bad 32 accredited delegates and won the cup Washington brought 102 while Utal had In all 111. Oklahoma had about 25, but they were live wire booster ami Lethbridge will certainly "be known in the State of Oklahoma when they return. HEAVY DOCKET FOR THE CRIMINAL ASSIZES NEWSPAPER MAN DEAD Winnipeg, Oct. phone> St. Pierre, aged a newspaper man well known in Ottawa, Montreal and Que- bee, and who for the past few years has-been connected with the Manitoba Free Press, died in St. _ Boniface Hospital today from gastritis: I three .years. Bates'it appears has a record intei csLing in many ways and he lias beei much sought .after.-by the police al tho counlirj for faome time past Immigration''Inspector Humphries, 6 this city -has been working on th. case for-over .three months and it was not until completed his case that he secured5 warrants from the Dominion'Government for the arrest of Bates and his partner, Wingard Both priao-aers tried their best to UrderandNum- avoift deportation-hut the authorities went one better than tht lawyers who were acting in the case and sent tbe couple across the line in charge Sergt. Venus, of tbe Mounted 'Police. The- prisoners were arrested by, tbe United States officers o-n thei arrival Idaho and were taken to'Boise "to stand trial. ber of Other Serious Cases are Listed One murder case, Uvo cases of at- tempted murder, -one bigamy _ one cattle stealing case, on-e burglary _ case, one case of breaking custody and! one case of horse stealing, eight cases.' in all, makes up the largest doclt6ti ever heard in the Supreme Court here, Congress Sidelights "It far exceeded my expectations. PROFITABLE FOUR -THERE WERE PASSENGERS CARRIED.UP TO MIDNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT Forty-six thousand three hundred passengers, including last Monday, were carried by tho Lcthhiidge Mu- nicipal street car system, which, to say the least, is very gratifying. The ligures up till yesterday arc as tol- Monday..................... Wednesday Thursday With Justice Walsh presiding, the Su-j II: was the best Bruce Walk- pre'me' Court opens on Tuesday morn- ing: at ten o'clocjc for tha hearing of tde above list of cases. The most injpo-rlant case ct down is, that ot Rex vs. Eu'n-ln stokely, charged with the murder of his oro- Commissionci; of- Immigration, "It was a fcr Western Canada., mean more'than all the expense, attached in bringing it here. spirit that Frederick, Stoirely. Qn Sunday, I J. White, inspector ot I 1 illy. 7. This case is-being closeTy I Canadian immigration agents in' the watched in tlio south country, the! Stares. Stokcly's having lived at Warner for I three years, coming there from the States. Stokely bas been confined THE FARMER WHO WON 1 TRACTION ENGINE Henry Holmes, of Raymond DAYS FOR CARS ANOTHER MAN'S WALLET THEFT IS SERIOUS CHARGE CON- FRONTING A BARONS DIS- TRICT MAN BRADLEY ALSO CONVICTED Yesterday afternoon about live W. G. Freebeni, a visitor in he city, had occasion to in Dr. lewbiirn's ofiicc. had in is overcoat pocket a walln contain- ng sorae S170 which in pulling on is coat before leaving Ur donor's j (lice he happened to let fail. H so I appened thai Mr. Ekren, comes j from Barons, was also consulting Dr. j Mewburn. Thinking that the WG belonged to ttkrnn Ur. burn hand-j cd It, to that individual, who it. is j said pretended that the pronenj hc-j I longed to him. By this lime Uie 1 io the barracks here since the hoot- ing, awaiting trial. The mot important case locally is Hex vs. Christian, in which Richard Christian is charged with attempting lo kill Patrick Egan, former city de- tective, on or about September IS, bj shooting him in the back. Rex vs. John Carroll is anothe.' Ta. her shooting affray. Although Car roll did not shoot he threatened II, P. Amiable with a revolver, claiming that Amiable had alienated bis wile' affections. Previous to the threaten ed shooting, Carrol and his wife hud separated, she going to live at Grassy Lake, and Carroll going to Rocky fountain House, On his return to Taber be went to Annable's bouse in the.early morning, entered, and draw- ing a revolver, told Anable to get up, that In: was going to shoot him. An- nable got Carroll calmed down, and while his housekeeper was talking to the enraged man, be slipped out, found the 'Constable, and had Carroll arrest- ed. He also has been held in custody a'waiting trial. Tho remaining cases are: Rex vs. Hawnslay, bigamy. Hex vs. "Cm-ley" Whitney', theft of cattle. Hex vs. McKay, burglary of E. Ox- land's house. Hex vs. Win. Ivelly. escaping from custody (it the provincial jail. Hex vs. Albert Graham, theft of nine horses iU. Cannangay. All cases, with the exception of the' Kelly "Well, it's nearly over. On the whole we1 have scored a great success. !Some mistakes have been but 'we have jeacned valuable1 lessons. I .am altogether Dun- can Marshall, Minister of Agriculture, Alberta. "It was worth the expense five over. A great boost for Western Can- ada. Lethbridge deserves all kinds of F. Mantle, deputy minis- ter of agriculture fcr Manitoba, "Tho most successful Congress in 'the history of tho organization, both 'from the congress and expoitiou T. Burns, executive secretary-treasurer ot the Congress. "We 'may not have done all the things we hoped to do, bui we have done our best, and I think everyone is 'satisfied. It baa been an unqualified Harcourt, chair- man of the Board of Governors. "Three time as big as the Congress last year. I'm W. Downer, chairman of the local Board of Control. "Good TURKS LOST 5000 MEN AT BATTLE OF KUMANORA PROBABLY AVERT A STRIKE Ottawa, Oct. 25. Advices re- celved by the Department of Labor Indicate that tile threat- encil strike at the Crow's Nest mines: may be avoided. Doth sides have agreed to have the matter in dispute submitted to the permanent chairman of the board mines appointed re-opened when after tho the strike of a year ago. Servians Great Battle in Progress at Engaged Near Adrian- Successes Belgrade, Oct, Servian claim to have won a great victory ove the Turks at Kumauova! They stat that the Turks lost five thousand me twelve guns and an encTinous amoui of ammunition. The fighting Js repor ed to have been of the most deaperat character. The Turks are said: have had men engaged, and th GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS PREDICT BIG INRUSH Bruce Walker and W. J White on Prospects in Western Canada FAMILY FEEL HOPEFUL A BENEFICIAL WORK Cecil Bradley accused with Scotty complainant "iiad discover.............. Murray on the charge ot stealing anil the police were notified the calves from Blood Indians on there- result Sergt Kronitu: serve, was tried tins afternoon by tile wanted man at tile I1' ickcii up T "ni'i-iiu man ill- mi; udge m the District Court- this morning just ns to The same witnesses which gavc Cvi- hoard the wcsthoumi fiver. The pris- dcticc in the Murray case also testi- oner will coinc !-ciorc the lied against Bradley. He was con-, tomorrow. Meantime no uacc Of victerl and sentence deferred. I money nas been found EXPOSITION CLOSES TONIGHT To the original plan to close tho Exposition tonight, but late last night, the committee re- alizing that it best to keep such a magnificent exposition open as long as .possible, decided to open on Sat- urday, and authorized the announce- ment to that effect. j The fact that Monday is a holiday WHS overlooked, and this that the exhibits wore held till Saturday: night, many could not get away lilli .Tuesday, This morning it sis--' ascertain, ed that many of the larger uxhibitcrs .have hut very little time muko ex- positions in York ami Chicago to .which they were 'going. HIK! that in the case of the smaller omv 'roin local districts the extra timo going to add to their expense in ihat would he unjust to them. The decision was, niiiile to close tonight and it is Hoped Hint, no ono will fd. ..I. W. iMrMCOI.. i Clmlrmiui, Imposition Committee, Ottawa. Oct. addition of bas taken from the gen- eral appropriation at the Red River, voted last in order that the "work of piling the channel at tho of the river may be continued until the freeze comes. The complete cost of piling will be in the neighbor-j hood of and when concluded thore will he a first-class entrance to the lakes, with eleven feet of water for Reil Hiver shipping to and from Lake Winnipeg. Toronto, Oct. family of Lady Mulock, who went un- der a serious op-oration at the Wellesly Hospital a few flays ago, now entertain hopes of her recovery. Canada harvesting he finest and largest crop in the his cry of the. country, and with imm Brants pouring in to. the west in large y increased numbers, the outlook A'estern Canada for the coming year s the best on everything loints to 'the fulfilment of the pre- ictions of men like "Jim" who eclares Canada will have a popula- tes of fifty millions in .1860. That, effect, was the statement lado.'to ,tlie Herald this morning by Brnce.-Walker, immigration commis- ioner of the at Vinnipeg, and be was supported iii bis pinion by W. J. White, inspector of Jnited States ag-enciea of the Jmuii- ration department. "Never was the outlook so aid Mr, Walker, "and never was at- eiuion su universall3' directed toward anada, I have, just Winni- eg, and through the hundreds of iles the farmers were busy harvest- ig the greatest crop I have ever seen. hey are getting it threshed in good iapc, and" Uie hum. of industry that reels one.nil over the West will sure- he a great advertisement ior the ountry." Regarding this year's immigration, T. Walker stated that for tbe first six months of the fiscal year, the in- creiiso in immigration from the United States had been 14 per cent., while tbe trans-ocean immigration had in- creased 16 'per cent. Considering the large numbers that came to the coun- NEW POLICE INSPECTOR TO OPEN, NEW BANK, Winnipeg, Oct. Byron Walker, president, and AK'xander IJaird, KCIUMM! mana- ger, of the Canadian Hank of Commerce, arrived from the today, to tako part in Hie opening of tho bank'ti new mil- lion dollar promises on Mil in street. jufiii caKcitun, who will arrive here i from Toronto next week. J fry last year, the increase is very gratifying LO the immigration offi- cers." Mr. White Concurs "More eyes than ever are turned Cauadaward in the United said .Mr. White, "and more people are coming than ever before. This year's crop is going to .be something for our department to talk about. I believe that it will be tbe real turning point of tlm tide of immigration across the line, and next year will see a larg-er Increase than ever. However, this year wo have done very well. There has been a It! per cent, increase over last year, when people came to Canada from the States to settle. We. have now twenty-one agents in tbe States in all tho principal cities, and they are not finding it hard to in- tfirust the people. Another thing which impresses me on a trip through Western Canada is the fact that tho cities :ire keeping up with the '.growth of the country. Go through Western Canada, and yon will find tho cleanest lot of cities to bo found anywhere. They are not sloppy as ono might expect1 in rapidly grow- ing centres, and this fact is impress-i ed on OUT visitors. They cannot help but talk about it." Pleased With Congress Regarding tuo. Congress, both Mr. Walker and My. White iastic. Mr. Walker said ho had learn- ed things here to pay for his coming; twice over. He had (or one thing, how to cure grains and grass- es In the green condition, go that they will keep' their color. That is some- thing tlwy have been trying to do for years, and it will help them material- ly in milking 'their 'European exhib- ils. lie had also learned some val- uable lessons from the educational ad- nnd believes that, bis visit Io Congress will odd to UK; effi- 'm-y df the immigration department. (Continued on page MISS IRMA MATTHEWS Vho made the speech .which'cinched next year's Congress FARM WOMEN'S PRESS OFFICERS BRIGHT LADIES IN 'CHARGE OF PUBLICITY WORK ORGANIZE .FOR PROPAGANDA' All great movements find ifc> impos- ibln to progress without a publicity iureau, and the Women's Dry-Farm- ig Congress Found, a year ago, that tie-h an aid was neccssaiy. "At the Jolorarlo Springs session of' the Con- rcss fast year, a Woman's Press ssociation, aimed to work in coil- unction with the dry-farming move- iicnt was organized with eleven mem- all experienced press reporters id editors. This association now umbers 5-1 members, anil at this lorning's session, tile ofticers for the nsuing year were elected and out- lines of plans for future work were discussed. Mrs. Mary L. Rigelow, of the Furin Stock and Home oi'Mimiea- polis, was elected president; Miss Irma Mathews, of the State .Agricul- tural College, Oklahoma, was made vice-president, and Dr. Ella of the Fanner's Wife, n woman's journal, of St.-Paul, was elected sec-' rctary-trcasurer Miss H. E. .Brown- ing, of England, second vice-president and Miss A. V. Thomas, of the Man- itoba Free Press, Miss Alberta PI-II, of Iowa, representing Karm and Drover's Journal of Chicago, and crate Mabel Scnspn, of the -South Dakota fighting continued for three only short cessation darkneBs prevented the working of the gun Tho Turks are declared to have made several vigorous attacks 'which were repulsed by Big Fight in Cfltticje, Montenegro, Oct. ensagement is proceeding the Montenegrin armj, under Gener al Lazovltch and the Turkish near Keplika, about miles -to the north of Scutari, and east- ern shore of the lake. It is reported, that the Montenegrins turned the and forced'i re- treat in Scutari. General Martlnoviten's Montenegrin troops established themsehes at Seegaj and. Murichan, to the vouth- west of'Scutari. The Town Surrounded Rie-ka, Oct. Montenegrin a-nm succeeded in sur rounding the Turkish town of: Scutari yesterday afternoon. The Mohtene- gun nrtil'erj opened fire on from the northwestern quarter, aiming at the citadel and the dibtrict A numbei of shells fell in tho Mohammedan district without do- ing any damage. lie Montenegrin etnojs proceeded toward-the town to open negotiations foi its buirender, but without effect. f infauti-y then made R desneiate att-iclc on Uie town, but i encountered an inuthllating fire'lrom the Turkish artillery, ,ind finding themselves pressed and in dan ger tbev uere compelled to retire to their formei positions V Thej romake parations for a renewal; of attack. Tills-was'made under cover of "artil- lery fire. A.vigorous attack is to be made on the city today from three.Bides. Grown Prince Danilo and his staff at.oiie.time were in great danger, a shell -bursting a: few yards from them. Tlio population of Scutari Is iii.a state of panic, and white flags' are lying from a number of houses At Tarakosch, the Montenegrins oc- cupied the highest point of "'a. neigh- boring mountain, and General Martin- >vitch called upon the Turks to aur- and prevent further useless ilcodshcd. The occupation of thp own 'was affected after a bombard- nent of the fortress by all the 'Mon- guns. The Turks replied vith twenty-two guns, but. those on be highest points were lilenced. after wo hours' firing. A Thrilling Appeal Assenibljug tho troops, Prince delivered an address in which ie appealed to them to fight, not fot 'evonga, but for the sake of liberty .nd progress. "We are almost at the walls ot thfl .ncient and famous town of Scutari, vith which are bound up some ofrtha nost brilliant pages of the history oi said Prince Mirsky, in ail- rcssing his soldlero. "My father, birr upreine war lord, has commanded.mo to lend you. "Follow me, my gallant not, in the path of annihilation and death, hut on the road which "will bring lib- erty and new life to mankind .and civ. Hization and progress to Scutari. this great work of yours show selves to be worthy of the knightly reputation of the Montenegrin, and remember that every step you take is followed by the eyea of ths civilized world. Do not .allow yourselves to ba carried away by feelings of rev-enga for the wrongs and violence which our Fatherland and the other Balkan Farmer, are members 61 the committee. j Plans for lhe next year's work were discussed and it is planned to have a .stale or provincial auxiliary'in every state and province ns well as repre- sentatives from foreign countries. AFTER 43 YEARS' SERVICE Montreal, Oct.. SUke- man, general manager ,of the Bank of British North Amcri- ca, today announced his intca- t.ion to retire on November after forty-thre-e yenrs' service., He will be succeeded as genor- al manager by H. R Mackenzie, who was On I.. born at lugersoll, ve hati to endure for five centuries at the hands of our eastern Belgrade Rejoices Belgrade, Servia, Oct. news of the fall of Kirk Kileseha was re- ceived .here with great public rejoic- ing. A .despatch from Vranya, on the frontier, declares that the Servians now hold an important position be> twesn Knmanova and Uskuls, and Turkish army is falling back on kU'b. It is supposed here that 'Turks are retiring on account of-thq advance of the allied Servian aud Bul- garian armies from Egrl-Palanka, "ua dor the command .of Generl Sterano vitch. Sofia, Oct. the powers sin- ccrcly desire to pacify the Ualkans, peace can soon he sad Premier of Bulgaria, in 'an interview this morning. -He contin- ued i ''J (Continued on imge S.) ;