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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDQE, ALTA., THURSDAY, APRIL I, 1909. HO. K PRESIDENT SHERMAN CALLS MINERS OUT ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND COMING i STRIKE IN DISlKiCT NOW CERTAIN Estimate Of Settlers From Across the Line Buchanan's Winnipeg, Man. March the extent of the Immigration from Europe to Western Canada this year may be is hard to forecast. It is confidently expected the movement from the United States will all records. Certain enthusiastic land men in Saskatchewan and Alberta who were iu the city today spoke of one hundred .thousand Americans as the probable number who would cross the boundary line with their' effects or as land buyers during the fiscal year. These men state that the competition for settlers from the States of the much less j keen than was these two years ago j and that Texas similar .'areas cannot j offer the inducements equal to those j pi. Canada. That the movement will be excep- tionally large this year- is judged by the present influx on all the roads running into prairie province from the South. Two special .trains with immigrants from -Europe will arrive in this city tonight at 10 p.m. and the other early in" the morning. One of these has several hundred travellers from across sea. A heavy train with home-1 seekers from Ontario will arrive in j the city tomorrow afternoon. Majority Is 73 The official counting of ballots in the Lethbridge City constituency was performed today by returning officer Fred Kenny. The result is a net__ gain for W. A. Buchanan of 10, his majority now being 73. Accord- ing to agreement among the parties all the protested ballots were allowed and counted. The official count by polling divis- ion Buch. Ixv-s.. Me. 1. Fire hall 2. Oliver's Hall Sherman Refuses To Sign Agreement Approved By Votes Of Unions Operators and Miners Give Out State- ments Owners Have Supply Of Coal For Three Weeks Macleod, Alta., March 31, 1909 The Western Coal Operators' Asso- ciation met the President and Offic- ers of District No. 18 of the Unitfid Mine Workers of America here today 3. Central School 4. Labor Hall (b) 5. Westminster School 6. (a) Pool Hall (b) Total 54 65 103 64 55 90 59 39 .51 83 103 58 64 45 21 31 9 23 18 14 23 36 48 529 45S 214 EXCITING TIME ON AIRSHIP Unable To Make Headway Or Land In Heavy Gale ALBERTA'S OIL FIELDS West Virginian Believe There Are Great Deposits in Alberta and Saskatchewan A recent issue of the London Dailv Mail just to hand has the following paragraph of special interest to Al- live close to the new oil fields ,about to opened up in this province: oil producers are trou-, bled over rf-ports which have reach- ed them "tending to show the exist.-, ence of extensive oil fields in Cana-da which may place the Dominion in the position, of a serious rival of the United States. West Virginia ex- perts, who have recently been in- vestigating the northern oil situa- declare that a very high ceived in the blue room. He was formally tendered the ambassadorship _ to Groat Britain, the dutv to be as- j sumed withiii six months. Dr. Eliot EXCITEMENT UPSET windows, in_ daughter and has not yet signified bis acceptance- of the -position. Vice Pres. Galvin Has Resigned John E. Galvin has resigned position as vice president of sidorable excitement. i THE FIRE ENGINE i Ferine, B. C., March night I about 9 o-cloc a fire alarm was turned in where a fire had started in a small i wooden building used as a carpenter- I shop. In responding the fire wagon Iran into deep snow and upset, giving fire a good start. However, the jfire was extinguished without damage to the adjoining buildings after con- No. 18. U. M. W. of A. and will re-i side in Ohio in the future and devote, STREET RAILWAY "WILL his attention to looking after some j land he has come into possession of. Enroulo. he will visit Indianapolis and Edmon jlav the situation with regard to the of a HANDLE FREIGHT "arch the course regular freight buai- with the Operators endeavored to get Crow's Nest Pass Company having! the best possible terms, that the Oo- erators jtvquld concede. The propos- for business reasons and before the complction of the negotiations, with- drawn from mcmlSership in the Ooer- Hoffman commanding the militia j atoms' Association. Billy. and Jimmy Potts j chasing Crazy Snake and his In- j After the negotiation of the )mve been matched for- a bout in Ofel- gary on April 26. They Agreed to wefeh In at 135 ringside. Snake within a short time. dians .tonight aaid that he had every j ment hy the scale committee the con- assurance of the surrender of Cw.y fercnCc adjourned to enable the ment to bo submitted to a referen- als on the part of the sociation following the the C.P.H. interest, was so manifest- ly unfair thrtt it, strong pro- test from son-.c of the Operators, with the result that the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company Limited. The T-A-bor Hall this afternoon. of work before the Inter-; nes will be inaugurated by the elec- national Executive. jtric railway company between Ed- Robt. Evans has been appointed to monton and Strathcona and ,iri all position pro until the dec-! probabUity, all freight now handled U1 o Operators' As- citv making the situation clear to is held which must take place between Edmonton and the C P. R. e dictation of the Russians, Italians, Slavs, Scrv- inside of sixty days. .warehouses m Strsthcona will be ians. etc. Ho speaks several fluontiy. Hn lna.vos for Frnnk al committee is tonight, where President Sherman is and claim tML they arc in also moved by the electric line' behind their strike! The Company have its today. financial condition to staml a strike! The men say that the Tntcrnation- for a long time if need be. department. ;