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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta September 24, 1912 THE IjETHBBTDOE DAILY HERALD A KNOCK FOR PANAMA CANAL Niagara Kails, Out., Sept. 'don't believe any vessel will ever pass through tho Panama sail! Mr. a mining engineer of Cape Nicaragua, how here. "The engineers have hot been able to finil bottom in. the cnmil, and they have gone down 201) feet. You remember what happened about two weeks ago lhat fall of cubic yards of earth.' That bears mo I believe .Stevens and Slionte know lhat a can- nl at Panama is impossible. That's why they CONDITIONS IN WKTVIRGINIA P. WHITE DESCRIBES COAL MINERS LOT AS VERY UN- DESIRABLE ONE Charleston, W. Va., Sept. indent J. I'. White of the United Mine i Workers of America yesterday tesli-j fyinj gatii MAJESTC THURS. SEPT. 26 NoHon and Rith offer the famous comedy auccess with MR. FRANK R FARRELL IN "The MISSOURI GIRL" A companion play to "Way Down "ZEKF" Are Fun ana Crowdea Houses Everywhere New Songs, Dancing and Music A "Show Me Production PRICES 75c, 50c and 25c. SVAET ROCHON'S CONFECTIONERY pealed to tho'minors in .conventions to help relieve conditions prevailing in the coal fields and we arc bound in our preamble or charter to'help these 'miners." fying before the state mining Holding, the, lie outside Cation committee, ridiculed "the sug- ]tnc jurisdiction of the United States kcstion that the international organ- 'A. Keller, at .ization had ah agreement with, the'.Huiilingdon, West Virginia, yesterday Indiana, Illinois anil Pennsyl- i refused to act, on the application o Vania coal operators to organize the j T.. Akenl .a -Baldwin mi West Virginia miners in the interest, Euarl1. fir a writ of habeas corpu of outside states to the detriment of i Akers 'lV2K sentenced ,lo jail by t .the coal industry of West Virginia. Yrailitar-v committee crea He declared that the ininers ot of martial West' Virginia .were .groaning under op- Pamt Creck for pressive for many years. Alluding to tlie fact that he had Ijeen refused permission to discuss the l" uie siawj decidi t, s 'c oie jn favor ol- other suits wi the confcrcnc-e las .Saturday.because bc fiIctrimmctUately the a thli S would f-e the release all the mar prisoners by "the militar "No state can lock itself, up in its j commission, own confines and decide such momen-j committee created under t law i lire-arm His application merely a tes The application will be renewed ftoiis questions. We have only one motive and that is'just as lofty in West Virginia as in any other state. West Virginia miners have ap- The price of gas has been reduce 17 ,1-S per cent, at Virden. A new Oddfellows' lodge has bee formed at Wainwright, Alta. IF you have never worn FIT-RITE clothes, you are not do yourself justice. You need not spend more. FIT- RITE clothes assures you of every- thing desirable to a well-dressed a price you are able to pay. FIT -RITE clothes are tailored clothes of notable quality. They reflect the present style features in vogue in London and in New York. They fit. Ncvcr we )Jnown of a ma no( ally deformed, whom would not fit right. Vour suit is ready now. MEET DIFHCULTIES IN APPLICATION OFTHE SINGLE TAX SYSTEM c. 1 A 11 T I without raising the taxation rate to Several Alberta 1 a. very; high figure. Claresholm, a town of people, has spent 000 on a water system, it having been necessary to pipe water from the riv- i er, eight miles from the town, and to i install on expensive pumping plant. High River, another small town, has spent a large sum of money on a sewerage system. At Stettier, the tax rate is high, Unable to Secure Suf- ficient Revenue Un- der the System STAHJUB ANOTHER STAftLAND SPECIAL for-WEDNESDAY AND TH.VRSDAY; SEE BELOW Edmonton, Sept. oi the toivns of Alberta are having a little difficulty in adjusting themselves to the single tax system which was brought into force by the new. Towns the town having j electric light and act, passed at the.last- session of the legislature- While everybody concedes lhat single tax is the fairest taxa- tion basis, some o[ the towns which have entered into large expenditures find themselves short 01 money, the aboiit-iou of the tax en. improvements _-, mving left them without." several large contributions to the revenue provided its own b and water systems 511 d new school, while it- is having to pay for the old school. SHOWING TODAY GREAT FEATURE PROGRAM INCLUDING THE BRIGAND" A STIRRING MILITARY. PRO- DUCTION FINE Wednesday and Thursday ODDFELLOWS AND EVERYBODY A great Starland Special" "Oddfellows' Parade in Winnipeg Held Last Week in get it here than a Wetk. Later. Tfiat'i Going Some. EH? Ste.ttler is hard hit, however, owing tu the fact that it has a lot of C.P.. R. land, -which is exempt from taxa- tion within the town. Other Towns FortunatG Qn the other hand, Macleod is MUSIC ANDDRAMA (Conducted by FIDELIO) "Oddfellows' Parade" at Starlahd Starland is always to the front .'hen' it comes down to the matter of in'securing real live features. This fact very enviable position. T'he town- is fully evidenced' by the announce- site is owned by the municipality 'official motion pictures of m, -i r. RESTORE DUTY ON PULP WOOD GREAT PRESSURE IS BEING BROUGHT TO BEAR ON BOH- DEN GOVERNMENT TRAGEDY IN A HAMILTON DOME MAN ON DRUNKEN SPREE SHOT HIS WIFE AND COMMITTED: SUICIOE Ottawa, Sept. government The tax rate in various towns vary the great O'ddfeHows' has bcfoie it the important (is-! tragedy occurred ate of on- Winnipeg last''week, position of some subsidiary tax readjustment of conditions does the adoption of some tempor- measures to help these towns to the i Tofield, for instance, also not everybody in general, for the convcn- ul renew- In t-lon at': Winnipeg attracted world-, ed' to tho of the wide attention. The usual great pro- j .hlblti_ve export duty on pulpwood. aiau uiu n iuc aiiicuiiiuu. I lie uaiiitt gLLUU [JHf- ieet their peculiar local conditions, single tax is meeting with no draw- gram will also bc shown in addition.! U is understood the question is be- n thn -ing seriously considered by.'tie gov- A Domestic Comedy j eminent, and it would not-be surpris- o, 'The Missouri which comes j ing if legislation along this line'were hat would be required, for there is! against the speculator who holds to "le Majestic on Thursday evening, I brought down neil session. n the towns where some difficulty as been experienced it is felt that ome temporary relief would he all i aDje backs. It is, in taci, meeting 'with, such general approval that it is prob-> that the system of discriminat- j general dissatisfaction with the ingle tax system. Kanton M. 'P. P.'s Views .J.'lt. Olendcnning, the member of land and does nothing to improve t will be farther emphasized bv amend- t ,u mente tg the Act at the next session. At the present Ume the payers of comedy of the "Old Acres" type, ami was among the first of that kind ol bn The t hlle Ilot Irehlg hlMcate J3 !C Provincial fnr Xantnn v "UL M" one, la n tho tuition T' f on'lmproVcd lanlj a extremely interesting and nothing is V t bafc ot 25 PCT 'S under-'left to tie imagination: it deals with ated the town 01 Nanton had lost stood that the Hon. Charles life and incidents in southern Mis- i.uuu in taxes from .four elevators in minisier of municipalities, favors souri at the time when that country ml town which are not liable for i tlie doubling of the rebate, which was wild with excitement over the will mean that the. speculator of enormous deposits oi pay twice the tax rate paid by the and zinc n'hich bava since made j that section one of the richest in the j world. The rush and scramble to get possession of these valuable mining lands led to many crimes and ihew exciting times are cleverly depicted A Royal the question is likely, in the event of lns the government failing to take action without waiting for further long "consideration.1 ixing under the single tax, as the and they occupy is owned by 'the C. E. railway. This company, of farmer inrse, pays its share of the single o( Ovcr Assessment ax, but the elevators themselves, perric deputy minister of ough doing a large business in the cipalities, staled that he did no' wn. do not pay any direct taxa- i ticipate much difficulty in the work- The Hank of Hamilton, which i jng ollt thc. tax syste Tsamf fo5itifeSS in !tlle illilial 'had been i comedy element more prominent than i e same position. The hank bemg There was iust the danger that is usually seen in this class of play crely renters ol premises do not 'if- towns based their assessable value 10 pay any tax. netitious prices of lots they'would: A Musical Evening. Archibald Hunt a clever local yiolin "The Missouri Girl." The charac- all strong types and the SAYS TEDDY'S DAUGHTER SMOKES CIGARETTES Spokane, Sept. we send Tom Marshall to Washington with his wife, a noble woman, what a dif- ference it will .make, having in mind the children 'of the country, from having Princess 'Alice seated on the steps of the White Houso smoking said Mrs. M. Oil. Ross, of Aberdeen, candidate for the legisla- ture, last night in IIET address self and blew off his face Tlie shocking murder and suicide, Olapr pence! while Mr. Will was crazed with drink, and brought on by a- dis- pute over some monev. He had been during the past week and was home yesterday afternoon. I had been in a had temper aur- the day and had minor; quarrels with his wife. Aliout -ioiir o'clock his son Roy came home' and gave his mother a sum of money, about He handed the money to her in the kitchen .while the-lather was looking. I Democratic i. Its Fi headquarters on "Pra- Heavily Burdened Towns -find themselves at variance with the k citeu the cases of Clawsholm taxpayers.' Thc chief daneer of an nv- 'ist in coui'mcttan with Mrs. Wright at d Hich Hiver, where the municipal cr-asECSsmcnt ''____'Ule piano a enjoyable mnal. BUCHAN THE MEN'S MAN 406 Fifth Street South was that thc towns thonlies have expended large sums might go (or expenditures i improvements and find difficulty in rcss of wllat ,varranted meeting the calls made upon them actual asscssmrnt oal WILL NOT PROPOSE CHANGE Ottawa, Sept to Mr. G. M. Murray, secretary of the Canad- Manufacturers' association, who the Aleitiidra hotel arrived in Ottawa yesterday to-pre- FINDS CONGO BIG DISCOVERIES OF BRILLIANTS OF GREAT VALUE NEAR PORT- UGUESE FRONTIER Brussels, Sept. !n a report on the recent discovery of diamonds in the Belgian Congo, ii la stated that crobably more valuable than those found in German Southwest Africa. British prospectors have also made important finds in the Katanga dis- trict, and f.-iiallcrs finds along the Mlitendale river. MANY MEN STILL NEEDED Winnipeg, Sept. Canadian Pacific Railway has this morning re- ceived five hundred telegrams in re- ply to a 'query as to the number of still urgently needed for the' harvest. These show tnlly'three tbou- tha Urgest discoveries were made nceclert of xvhom m the KaBsai district, near the Portu-i required at Me uitoba points Ae gueso frontier. Six hundred wero j station there aw standing' froir ;5 to found there by the fompagnle Forest-! 10 empty cars wailing for thc grsin Icre et ilini-ivc, which combines tho Soeiete (leneralc do Rclglque and the IIiiBsenheim-Hynn Company of New York. The stonei.-. if nn: no vahm.bK: (o move. From tlie point of view of tho transiioriiiilon companies it is oNceoililiff'.y unfortunate that, had has deinf.od for (jultft a fort- K'lmhorter mines, arc night general crcn movement. last Sunday evening. Tim character I pare for the big convention, which of the programme and the manner in opens today, the resolution proposing which it was rendered was fitting proof j changing the head office of BESO- of the ability of both performers. Mr. Hunt's playing was conspicuous for its facile technique which was enhanc- ed by a fine broid singing tone coup- led with expressive taste. GIVES LEG TO SAVE GIRL Gary, Intl., Sept. Hugh, a newsboy, will permit the amputation of his crippled ieg in a few days so that its skin may be grafted on the body of .Miss Ethel Smith, a girl he has never seen. -Miss Smith has been confined to bed for four weeks as a result of se- vere burns and the attending phy- sicians say that the only hope of her recovery is to sTift enough skins on her bcdy to cover the wounds. When Rugh was appealed to he I promptly consented to make sac-i rlfice. ".My leg is no sood to me the way I it is, because I have never been ahlii' lo walk or stand on it since I was a j he said. "If It will save that, poor siri's life, can have it.'1 i elation from Toronto to Ottawa, which was to have been put. before the con- venllon. will he withdrawn, and little will be said about It at this meeting SEPARATE THE BENCH AND POLITICS Minneapolis, Sept. 3f. Start, chief Justice of the -Supreme Court of Minnesota, has declined to enter the contest for. re-election as head of the bench. TTe 'gives 'as "his reason that he "care 'to par- ticipate in tt judicial position. -JusfW'Or-U Brown it is believed will he put up in" its place. PEACE RIVER FROZEN Uf Peace River Crossing, Alia.. Sept. navigation on the north- land streams is fast drawing to a close. On Friday morning last the Orcnfell teft Peace River Crossing for Vermil- lion. on her final trip down stream for this season. To Shippers of Grain Before celling or (hipping your grain consult JOHN BILLIJYGS CO. Grain Comciinion Merehints, Winnipeg and Lethbridge Special attention given to consignments and prompt returns made after unloading of cars. Advscces on .all Bills of Lading If desired. Market prices by wire or 'phone. Office nt Asqulth fe Lindsay's Dominion Black, Lethhrldge, Alta. 17H. P. 0. Box 278. Local Manager T. SALBERG ;