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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LET1IBK1DGE. ALHERTA, MONDAY, APH1I; 20, 1U11 N11MI1ER 109 Foremost Will Remain the Chronology 0 f, End of the Steel for This Year Present Crisis In Old Mexico That the LcllibrldscAVuvlnirn Mnc n-ill not bfl.'tOiiii'lcieJ tills ''s ttMcment of Ihc Winnliicg t'roe I'rcti j says: j II. of Calgary, has been an'artltd ,lhc C3iitraci fur liie -JS-rnilo cjlchsion ct Ihc Utli- I'rIJstSiiilinE iine of Ihu C.P.n. Tlw contract !s for Eroding only, ami no will he laid this year. will commence at once, startths at mils r.O and endlng'at mile T5. After the completion of this contract thcro will still be abotil miles of a sap on Ibis branch'. Tho conlracl ed to figures out at H cents per yard." Tbis will carry th'e'sraillns lo'Konr- war's this yoar, but will re- main the end of .steel. WILL CONTINUE "WAR'ON THOSE DOING ILLEGITIMATE REAL ESTATE BUSINESS Wilson Doesn't Call it War but "Measures Short of 20000' 18000 of Uncle Marines and 10000 Soldiers Ready to Strike the Moment Word js Given From Washington-Brilish Boats'' Ready to Protect Her Subjects- Huerta Assumes an Indifferent Americans Leave Tampico READING IS PRESIDENT Fernlc, April (he aitiival tiicctin? ot the 1-Vrnlp llonnl nf Trade hchl in the Council Chamber mi Frnlay cvciiips Hc.iding cUctetl iiifsirtfnl. 1'ratik Ditboisc anil Stanley Norton, cecreiary-tre.iMircr. A volt of tbanks was ten-lered Mr. McNeil, the retiring F.ecrctnry, Frank Dirhoise for Iheir set vices rendered during the prist year. A progr.ini of ivork (or the present ye-ir was mavprd out arirS if Ihe ures as much rtiergy in tiic prosecu- tion of ihf'r ylans IIios" have done Cn the past year in (he coun- try of real cMalc "siiurks, the streets greatly improved. Mayor (kites vas jiresciit ar.rt {ionfil thai the ro'int'il was negolial- ITJC for a rock crusher ar.d steam road roller. FERN1E BAD MAN KILLED BY WIFE IN -SELF DEFENSE fcinle, n.C.. ADril Green, a colored .man, at Coal Crceli mlncB.-Vmade.a Ijrnlal allack on )i'n vlfe Invt nielli, and uow lies dead tlift morpin from a> hnifc wound cclvcd iron her in ai'.f-defcucc. Deceased has long liecn a source of trouble In the camp, nnd in. reputation o( telng a had man. ol t'ncle. Hani's IjluciacVels landed at Vera to gel ship's mail. Was arrested and jailed. Abo-.it same time, on? ot V- S- I'taW n" Affaires government al Washington' was intercepted Mexican tcle- urapher and turned over to one oi Ilucrla's censors. The same day American marines were ar- resled ar.J jailed at Tampico by Mexican officials. April marines released on demand ot Hear Admiral Mayo. 5layo also demanded'lhal Stars ami Striprs tie salulfil hy Mex- ican powers as apology lor the insnll. April Wilson stamp oi on .Mayo's de- mand. April oriiers.wcnt out lo roncrjitra'te. all snips oi At- lantic fleet lying- at Hampton Uoads o" V.Tampico and Vcra Cruz. April having refused to cimply wilh .Mayor's ilcmaail, -Prisinent- Wilson- lES-jrd an .ViiiatiKii tliat the apology must be iirrlhcpming-'.'or anil April Charge "O'SHaiVghhcssy..that'salute he fireii, attaching the cosii that' it be acknowledged. April tialked. Asfced lhat his salute be. _acVncmied6Cd sun for gun, which would merely amo'inl to an amende anil not to nn apology. Wilson renised. dernar.iied uncon- liitiorial apology hy C o'clock on Sunday, .19th. ur llnerta might pienarc lor tlie worst. answer deliv- r-reil to Charge O'Shaughncssy was thai he absojutely refused Id ma'tc the demanded apology. Al'KIl, 10 i.OB a. Division Infantry at Houstoni Tex.. strong, ordcied to mobilise at- Texas Cily and Clalvcston. 7.15 n. Wilson; ar- rives in Washington from Sul- phur Springs. a. William Jen- nings Mryan confers with the President at.While House. a. cabinet meet- ing. 10.50 a. Algara ot the Jlerican Eranassy takes a proposition from Huerta relary llrj an. 12.00 a. in. Crisis .unchanged Senator diaNiherfain has Intro (luted hill to appropriate. J50, OOO.fiOO fur war purposes. I.on p. m.-CaMr.rt still In sion hearing Wilson's 3.oil p. aP rrjry 1-eJorc a Joint session c Congress to ask permission t lake "measures short ot war in Mexico. His request granted. Sam's Fighters Off This Coast Three Are Hill Spring Men Implicated-r-Mex- ican Split ucr >on j Washington, D. C., April that BOW stands between Hucrta and war is Hie order from the navy department to ami Vera Crux. A lolal of marines and regular soldiers within striking distance. At four o'clock the re- solutions authorizing the President-to act :w.ere being considered by the House and Sen ale, and il is a foregone they will be passed. Hefore midnight tonight it is expected Tampico and Vc-ra Cruz will be in American hands and the railways lo Mexico City Mocked. PRESIDENT WILSON DELIVERS HIS PERSONAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS Washington. 0. April President Wjlsuii laid tin.: Mexican situation before Congrcs: today in these words: of llic Congress: II is my duly to call your, attention lo a situation which has arisen in onr dealings with Gen. Ha at wliicli calls for action, and Id ask your advice ami co-operation in acting n it. On Hie ninth of April if paymaster of the United Slates ship Dolphin landed al the llur- It Bridge landing al Tampieo wilha whalehoiil jiiid boat's crew lo lake cerliiin supplies needed his sliip, anil while engaged in loading the .boat was nrresled by an ollker and scpuid of men Ihe army of General Huerla. Neither the paymaster nor any one of Ihc limit's crew was armed, vvo of Ihe men were in the boat when the arreii yncl were obliged lo leave it and suh- lil lo be taken inlo ea-Uudy.'nolwilhslanding tjVc fact lhat the boat carried, bolh al her and I her stern, the Hag of the Unilcd Slates'. Tlie'bjiiroi- who made the arrest proceeding up ne of Ihe slrecls of the Ibwn with, his prisoners.; when met by an ollicer oi higher authority, who rdered him to return to the landinj; and await orik-rs, and within an hour and ii.hall from (he lime f the arrest, orders were received "from: the commander of the Huertisla forces al Tampico for ic release of the paymaster and .his men.. The-, reieas'e'.vas fqljowcd by apologies from the coin- laiider and luler hy an expression of regret by (itm-nil Hiierla himself. General llucrln urged ml martial law obtained ai Ihe time al Tampico, lhal orders had been issued that no one should. e allowed lo land al Ihc I.lurWde bridge, and lhat our sailors had no right -lo laud there. Onr' Mil CMSlSi 350 nval commanders al the port had not been notified of such prohibition and, even if they hud been, S55 oi- [ic only justifiable course open to the Ibcalautlionlies would liave lo rapiest the. payKsastei-, nd bis crew to withdraw and lodge a protest wilh Hie commanding pniccT of the Admiral Jayo regarded the arrest as so serious an offense, lhat he was. nut satisfied wilh Ihc apologies offered, bul demanded lhal of Ihe United Slates he saluted with .special ceremonies by he military commander of Ihc port. The incident cannot'be regarded as a trivinl one especially as the two men arrested were aken from the bout itself, thai is to say, from ifc lerrilory-of Ihe United Slates, hul had it stood itself il might have been allributcd lo the ignorance or arrogance of :t single officer. Unfor- iiiialcly, it was nol an isolalcd case: A scries of incidents have rcccnlly occurred which cannot nit create Ihc impression lhal the reprcsenlalivcj of General Huerla were willing lo go onl of heir way lo show disregard far the dignity and rights of Ihis government, and fell peifcclly safe n doing what they pleased, making'free to show in many ways their .irritation and contempt. A few days afler the incident at Tampico, an orderly from the United States steamship Minnesota was arrested at Vcra Cruz, while ashore in uniform io obtain the ship's mail, and was for a time thrown in jail. "An olUcial despatch from this government In ils Embassy al Mexico Cily was withheld ,D. Cl, April 20. Ullirials oi Oi? rnavy' rflepriitnipnt said last iiigh.t. t'jat tberc now in Mexican1 waters fir ?ii route. the authorities of the. telegraphic service until peremptorily demanded by our Charge D'AITaircs in person. FISHING BOAT WRECKED CREW .LANDS SAFELY IlioncrMtr. Apill Gloucester fishing schooner llannony, according lo dtsiatches received here SPIRITUALISTS AT FERN1E.MAKE-THE TABLES DO DANCE So far as 5 can learn, such wrongs and annoyances have been-suffcrcd only lo occur against representatives of ihe United Slales. I have heard no complaints of other governments of similar Irealmenl. Subsequent explanations nnd formal apologies did nol and could nol aller the popular impression which il is possible il had be.en ihe object'of iluerlisla authorities lo create, lhal (he government of the. United Slales was being singled out and might be singled out with impunity for slights and affronts in retaliation for ils refusal to be regarded as His constitutional provis- ional president of the'He-public of Mexico." APOLOGY HAS UREN llicro can be no Justification. Only yet not exceed my constitutional IION-. AtiSOl UTHLY RKFI'SEO of llic country ia under his con- crs as President; but I do not wish manifest danjerof such a ait-' V conllict should mi- to net in a mnuer ncssiMj- of Eo gravo come ns a result of an filll- consequence txcent in cic.se conier- liation was tliat such offences might. .gf -ffnmal rescntrnenl towai.d euce anil co-oiierallon vvitli liotli tbe Brow from hail to worse, unlit government, we slonld DC fight-. Senate anil House, thing happened of to and intol-'ipg only Oeneral Ihirrln and those "j, tbercforc, oome to ask your ap- evaVdo i sort as to lead directly and wlio adhere lo Mm, anil jive him that I should use the armtd InovllnUv lo armed conllicl. was 'Mr Biipporl. and onr object voM (orees ot the Slnles In be only to rotor e lo the people of Iho Wnj-9 nnrt lo sueli nn citi-nl ns may necessary lhat (lie apolgies of oeaerai the oppoilunlly hn necessary lo oMaln from General rerresentallvi'3110 own and i Huertn and hU adherents the fullest that Ihoy oivr Irecognllion of the rights nnd dignily Hut I taniev.iy liope Iliat wnr Is Of tjjf, States, even amidst the 01 this sailors, mariocs awi 700 officers, arc in ihe Ouli of Mexico, while, oii 1'ai'ifir Mexican ports or en mute there-arc J.53.H' sailors, OSO mar- ines and HO officers. Tlie iorce includes At Vera Cniz': 2 battleships, 820 men, 120 marines 1'rairic, 2UO men, SflO iiiarii.es. Al Tampico: i battleships, 1820 men, 120 marines DCS Mnincs, 210 men; Chester, 300 men, 200 marines; Dolphin; -180 San I-'rancisco C'alif.: 400 tnrn solace sl.ip, Hancock, tiansport 950 marines. With Admiral Ilailger en route I0 Tjnipicor s hattlwhlps, 7.2RO men, 500 marines Taeoma, 210 men Nashville, ISO men. Cattle rustling in the country west of Cardston, In Ihe Caldweil district, which is altered lo been on for several months, came to- an abrupt cud the latter part of last vreefc, and three men now In custody are said to have confessed .to certain j thefts which have ballied the rolico for somo time. George Her.dle, an old-timer In the west, and Paid to be of Mexican ex. traction, nnd Ellas Christiansen aru the livo mc-n believed lo have been the chief operators, the other being a much younger roan w'ho was drawn Into Ihe allair as an accomplice. It appears that Christiansen u-as not dealing souarely with the ilcvl- can, -with the resnli. lhat lie disclosed at he knew to the police, Christian- pen's nrrest follow ing. The opera- tions date bacK to December of last rear, nnd the exact nurcbcr of head, alleped to have been stolen Is not de- finitely Known, but the operations arc Hendlc was' arrcsled" following his disclosures to the jwlicc-. anti tho third man gave himself up. j-' tor, (rial, and arrived in the city this morning. J en route to Macleod, whcrn the trial [will' take place before Ihu niiyreme Conrl. (.'h.risliansen is an in HID south, having been a resident of thi- Caldwclt district for about fourteen years. Ilcndle Is alleged to be a real outlaw, and police have informa- tion -10 the eflcct that he onco al large in Sasjialche'wan for a ivcok iwilli handcuffs on. his wrists, liaviug escaped from custody. Constables of the ilig liend detach- ment of Ihe made the ar- resls. a preliminary hearing lieJny held In Cnruslon. TENDERS FOR CALGARY ARMORY Calgary, April Dom- inion govcnnuent wilt call for lenders for a 5300.000 armory for Calgary In Iwo months' time, is the information received by Mayor Slnnott loilay ;rom Ottawa. llnorln anil his should go much further: should so attract Ihc sltentlon of (tie sopulsllon lo llielr in 1 bnlievc- thai f conditions, noiv nnhaprtly Indlealo a nm- snirll and allltude on PEDDLAR-WILL HANC, Halifax. .V.S., A'irll rapping. Cook was lorlay sentenced lo lie hnng- erl on.Juno "0 for the murder of Az- aff, a K.iriau -jieiMlnr. Un made a sla'lemnit. s.iyln? another man com- mitted the murder, anil asked 1'ls slory lo lie Investigated. lions, and be such as to impress the American people is'hon I obtaining in Mexico. say that do not desire to conlrol I "There car, In what wo do, lie no In any drRreo tee nfislrs ot our 1 thought of sipfresslon or of Feilish ter rciniLlie. Om feeling for the IIMJ-' actrnndizemenl. seel; to main- pie of Mexico Is rac of deep and gen- i-Jin the dlgnllr .anthorlly of tlio tiliie friendship, and everything thcit ignited States only becnuPo we wisii wp liavn go far done or refrained from to heep our yrcat inr.iienco doliis, bap proceeded from our desire j unimpaired for llm lists of liberty. 'to help them, nol to hinder Or eiohnr- United Statea ami vvhcre- was g'i'un hv a 'memlift Iror.i Pack- tlie P3rl of etihyiu, (Jnt.T dn It.iuils and'hou' lo "finch a nnlule i delect Ihern. Huerir, has lliem. would not wlsho oven it In exfrtlso Iho good office of friend. n-.anklr.il." lie employed for Ibe their welcome and con- WILSON' refused, 1 have come to nsk your The neoplc of Mexico are en- IN WAKHIN'flTOX committee was apiwintcd lu se- approval and support In (he come' I (ftled lo their own domestic of- April 20.-I're- i-nrc. a soilalilr, place for liilure meet- now propose to pursue.' falls in Ibelr way. and we sincerely Wilson ret'itncj lo the capital Ilir prcstnl quarters are not ICE WAS IT THE ARSON SQUAD! llelfasi. Ireland, April lit'- last Corporation's Tea rooms In IJellc- vne OardenSj uorc deslruyed liy fire today. The darnago vi-ry txten- Hive. Tlio polleo say Ihc fire the nari lllver tcday. work ol a "arson siuad." on At-rd II, "This governmenl ran, I earnestly j desire lo respect their right. The at. 7..J5 a.m., was driven at Once hone, In no clrcnmslances, be forced present Mli.ation necil have none of Ihe House for conferences Inlo'war wHIi the r.eo.ilo- of Me.tlto.: the grave coimiiicallons of Omcials MI (he Mexican sil- iorn by clril strife'. If we! dice If we deal wllli it promnilr, lirra- lulion and a caliicet inecling at Meiieo i urn to nccepl the tests of ils (iwn con- ly and wisely, iltnation, It tins no government, Gen-( "No doulit 1 roi.1' .Id do what Is oe- 10.30. GOES OUT OF SASKATCHEWAN RIVER I'rlnco Allicrl, AJrl Ice weiil ol Ihc Xorlli Sas'xalche- eral ilut-rla lias sel Ills power uy Ini ressary In the circumstances to -en- -p; I as! year 11 went the clly of Mexico juch as II Is, with- force, n-speel for our government t, right, and by methods for tthlchrWilLoul recouisc lo llic Congress, and (Contmncd page As tlie 1'rciiilrnt ninl Mrs. V.'ilsi througli tlto railroad slatinn our government tc a 'White Hpi.ise automobile, carl) HUERTA 'S REASONS TOR IlEFUSAL Mexico City. April All the moriiiiifi papers iislicd Iciijilliy slalcmeiit by the Mcxicim Foreign Min- ister, Senor P.nrtillo Y; Hojas, oullining llic raisons for Hie pasilion General Hlicrla hud Inkoii, ntiincly: That llic Aiiieiiran llnfi was mil llyinfi on Hie Die blijc jackets were nrreslcd on sliore Tampico- Tlinl, Ihcrcfore, llic flag had nol licon insulted; and Thai compliance .wilh the dcmaiul for an nncon- dilidiial saliilc would be liumilialinfl Ic Mexico. Tins sliHcment.w'as followrd hy a stiiU'incnl frbtii I'rcsidcnl liuL-rlii ndvising Jlvxicans In i-cfram I'roin (U-inonsinilibiis which mifihl etiilianass pnssiWe future HOW WILSON WIU, UETALIATE 'n. D. C., April While the President's plans were iiof ofticially disclosed lllis it was.: conceded iii'-officisil circles that lie would a.sk Congress lo millinrixe wliiil arc knowii in infcrnalioniil law as "iiieasniX'S sliorl of which, while.' nut being a dec- lantliun of war on Ihe. pari of Ihc Unilcd Stales, iniglil so he. consfnied hy jluerln. Acconling to best informed officials, lht.su would consist of the foUowinfj; 1. .Seizure of Ihe pnrls of and Vcra Cnw. 2. Seizure of Mexican giuiboats in those walcrs. Scixtirc of llic railroad from Vcra '.Cruz lo Hie Mexican' capilal, lo a point inclildiiif; a (resile iwenly miles west of Yera Cniz. lo prcveill the ronlc to the Mexi- can capital beinK blocked. Probably a for a special lo carry out these measures. This laller iiuinl, however, nol di'llnilc early today. ;