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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV.! Lethbrldge. Alta.. Tuesday, AngiiKt Number 194 GOVERNOR NORRIS TO BE IN PARTY Of Great Falls People to Visit Our City on Saturday PROMINENT MEN Many of Wai Too Much New York, .youth !ul enemy sprang upon him .and pull- ed-', bin; long white beard, .'Abraham Gordon did not strike 'back, 'because wiB helping to carry the coffin at .lie funeral procession ot a departed 'riend. But when the enemy, Joseph Lenonzl, struck a match and set the beard afire, Gordon and the other pall- bearers put the bier on the sldewalk nnd attacked Lenonp.l in a ibody. Af- ter they had 'beaten him -badly, they turned him over to the police, and he was sent to the Workhouse today for six months. MA3T.ERMAN GETS SEAT London, July '.F. G. Master- plan, Liberal, the under secretary for the colonies, who was recently defeat- ed In Westham on protest, was today successful In regaining 11. seat in the Commons.by gaining a victory in the Bethual Green bye-election, obtaining 2745 votes against Hpfgtiard'a (Union- ist) 2561 and Curr's 13-1, The seat is unchanged; v h b out -cuy nremen patient after patient as they of death and suffering to see ally hurt, and hundreds of were- thrown from the top of human beings who came near meeting the fate of the victims, of the patients clung to went into hysterics before the flames B were controlled. The known dead, and .cried ptteously for and. chattering. They seemed almost entirety ignorant of the ter- B patients, are: John Hefferman, leas than an hour after the tragedy. Arrangements were made to trans- lln, Ont.; George Hay, address a big section of the roof some' of the patients .to Toronto known; Charles Hilly ard, and this rise to special train in case the fire spread township; George -Storey, address as to the number of other buildings. Police reserves known Eddie Storke, address Chief crft-'Pollce Whatley and Fire Chief Ten Eyck with their held In readineis and arrangements had alto been made to call out known; three unidentified men, frantically to save the companies to care for the pa- of whom are believed to be were known to be trapped on If necessary. named Evans and florfr. Time and again they the building in which the fire The fire started at 1.30 in the -the Wall of fire and out there were housed 600 pa- room near halj D, wri the top they were driven back and In the -eastern wing where and spread rapidly. Night to abandon trouble started there were 300 man Fred Bassett, who discovered was not until 'our o'clock and of these probably 75 were turned in an alarm Tor the that the police and the two stories to which the blaze fire department and this was able, with the assistance. of confined. Among the 75 in the ed by a hurried call for the city to grope their way through part of the building a major- to-. a small, room, a were old people and those who The asylum department was 'of horrors, in which considered hopelessly insane. less to check the flames. The corpses lay. Some of firemen engaged In the rescue was not running and had It not .burned- almost beyond terrible struggle with some of for Hamilton's new auio fire whom they tried to res- which climbed the steep hill at a with horror They fought like demons and mile clip, the-disasier would fainted as the gruesome was all .the firemen could do to have been greater. Three other started for' the morgue. some of them, whlli others were companies and a steamer were were covered with sheets limp mast from suffocation. TAKE OVER RESIGN AND RUN -FIGHT IT OUT Ann .I-TITT Ottawa, ;Aiig- President C. ._M. Hayes, of the Grand Trunk B. G., Aug. A 'heroic solution of the impanse In Nelson' B here today in conference affairs has been agreed upon Sir Wilfrid tauricr, Hon. Gco. P.. Graham and Commissioner Young of the National Transcontinental with regard to the taking over bj the all parties, and Dr. E. C. Arthur, from time immemorial secretary of the board, and Dr. Annie Verth Jones, the lady member, are'1 to simultaneous- P., of the complete sections of National Transcontinental resign, and contest a single seat. from Superior Junction to Winnipeg, indcr the terms of the Miners at a Arthur is popularly regarded as an able administrator 'but a dictator. agreement with the government as provided for hy the act. The Meeting Jones, who has singular talents1 foi tlic task she has assumed, has expect to handle" a large, portion ol Uu> wlm.i i, crnn this road her election in January consulted an opposition of. one, losing no i CLIFFUD SIFTON COMING WEST Will Deliver Speeches Against the Reciprocity Agreement Montreal, "Aug. 1. Hon. Clifford Sifton is at the Windsor Hotel, but states that ho has nothing to add nor to retract from the statement as to his position regarding the reciprocity pact published yesterday. As to his future plans, Hon. Mr. Sifton made it plain that ho intended to continue taking a lively part in the anti-reci- procity campaign. He states that he will return to Ottawa today and will protjahly go- west later on to join in i- the fight there, not as a candidate, but as an opponent to a policy which he considered would hand over Cana- dian resources to the United States. Brandon U Concerned Brandon, Aug. thi nouncement of a telegraphic this morn Ing that Hon. Cllffo.rd Sifton; wl ttump western constituencies in'fivor of the anti-reciprocity candidates greater interest than ever haa aroused In political circles, evidence that the ex-minister IB still regards is some factor. Leading lives openly declare that there ii no Question but that Sifton'a presence In the west and tho strong arguments he has advanced against the reciprocity agreement will have very great effect It Is quite apparent that the .Liberal: are not over pleased jibout.Mr. Sifton taking, a hand In the fight but thej nay that they cannot tellere that bin presence will have great efrect on the vote. A prominent Llbera this mbrnlDK said thatVSIftbV eonW not say much more than he has al ready said against reciprocity that his arguments advanced since the question has been discussion have had very little influence upon ihe farmers who constitute the great majority of the electors In this dis- trict. Fernie Still Expects That Award Will be Ac- cepted CORBIN MINERS STILL PRINCESS OF WALES Queen Mary Holds Title Until Son Marriet Ijondon, July Is a mistake to suppose, as many do, that because ihe young prince of Wales to unmarried there is no Princess of Al- though the King has divested himself of the title and created his son titular Prince of Wr.es, he has not djvest-vl Queen Mary of her title of. Princess of Wales, Until the young Prince marries the Queen remains Princess .of Wales, al- though she will not use the title any more than a dtike uses any of his aecondary tttlea, REVOLUTIONARY UPRISING LAUNCHED NEAR HAVANA serlpus ch at Havana, Aug. ].---An uprising ngnln- tet the government, apparently of a pus character, occurred last night a suburti of Havana, situat- ed across the hairhor, when General Ciilllermo Acevedp, revolutionary vet- fcrin with eight ,or ten companions, ..armed and mount! id, took the field. It Is reported the pijrty was reinforced later hy two hundred men. Before leaving 'rleglo, Acovodo crt a manifest iloi Counting NIB admln- lutratfon of President scan- dalous and corni pt, and adjuring all patriotic Cllhane to rise and over- throw it. He he would give flftwn ilayii In which in renlcn which If thp warning was not to the and destroy property Indiscriminately until the whole island was reduced to ashes. Setting forth from Regla the insurg- ents skirted Havana, seemingly -bound for Pinar Bel Rio. They halted at the suburb of Luiano, where they seized i citizen named Nnranjox, demanding that he act as their guide. Upon his refusing Naranjox was shot dead. Karly In the day strong detachments of regulars were dispalcfied In pur- suit of the rebels. Tlio country In which they are operating Is thickly settled and It Is probable the regulars i have no difficulty In following the trail. There rumors ttlat the flglil has already Uken place. (Coutiousd on of taking over other parts of the Na- (Special to the .Herald) tional Transcontinental as completed Fernie, B, C., Aug. a largely and putting on a train sen ite was attended today which also discussed. No definite arrange mcnls have yet been made and a 'fu thcr conference will he held R.N.W.M.P. MEN COMING HOAfE Late yesterday afternoon Tnspectoi West, of HID received a telegram stating that Corporals. Mc- Brnin, Coleridge and RoW, with''Con- stables Morrison, Brown, Atcherly, Woodward and Dixon will arrive liome today from London, England where they were attending the Cor; onation of George V. The Counted Policemen represented this district and are said to have had an id tiino while away, many of them being natives of England. They will. re- main in this city for a few days he- 'ore being sont out on duty, and are expected on this afternoon's train. DIED IN MEXICO Word was received in this city'-to- day of the death of R. II. Williams at Mexico. Deceased has rbeen in the best "of health and It came as very udden news t.o his many friends here "wo years ago he resided In this city ind Ills slater Is Mrs. J. who lives here. ROMINENT HALIFAX MAN DEAD July H. Sedge- wick, innpector of licenses for Hali- fax nnd one of the best known men in Nova Scotia, died suddenly, last night., Mr. Sedgewick was one of tho Conservative candidates for Halifax' In the provincial elections of IflOfl. Ho was a -brother of tho Ittte Justice Sedge wick of the supremo court of Canada, FHled tha Grand theatre to iU capacity the miners of this camp voted unan- imously for a resolution repudiating the Gordon report. Some 800 men were present and no one (poke again- st the resolution. Coming It did Mppn the heels of the report from the. Corbin camp where the men voted to go to work, it is as much of a turprise wat yesterday's newt. This again changei the aspect of the caie and If the ictlon today it a fair indication of other camps where similar condi- tlons exist, it would Mem that the vote on Friday will be adverse to the of the Gordon report. The resolution was very (hort and un- statins that the men of thit camp are opposed to the conditions contained in the Gordon report. There are 1100 in thit local the vote here will be a heavy factor In deciding the question of returning to work under an agreement framed upon the majority report of the con- ciliation board. opportunity to harpoon her confreres and they on their part have cordiallj pursued an admitted policy of squelch A good many complex Questions of fi- nance and administration enter into tlio situation, but the main Issue is between the personalities of the two trustees. A CHANGE ON G. N. R. St. Paul, Minn., Aug. official order was ieuefl In the Great North- ern general offices here today from President TJ. W. Hill appointing H. A. srohlo general passenger agent of that road to fill tho vacancy caused hy the signation of F. J. Ellison. The resig- nation Of Mr. Ellison and appointment Mr. Not'Ie are effective today. NEW BISHOP fjqNGSTON Ottawa, July was officially confirmed by Archbishop Gauthier that Her, Father M. J, Spratt, of Belleville, has been appointed arch- bishop of the diocese' of Kingston, which was made vacant by the trans- fer of Archbishop Gauthier to Otta- wa a year ago. The -Most Rev. jr. J. Sprntt was born in Lindsay, Ont., 52 yearn ago, and. made hie arts course at St. college, Toronto. His phil- osophical and theological studies were completed at the Grand Semln- iry, Montreal. After hla ordination to the priesthood Father Spratt was appointed curate at Prescott, whore ic worked with great success, next charges were respectively edo, Trenton and Belleville, His To- MISSISSIPPI ASYLUM, TOO, Jiskson, Miss., Aug. broke out in the female ward of the Mississippi hospital shortly before noon today. In R short time it had spread to the negro male ward. Xo reported so 'far but. many inmates escaped and ire rot tiling at large, MINNEAPOLIS' POPULATION Minneapolis, Aug. las present population of ccording to the 1911 city directory ff ,the press today. The U. S. census gave the city a population of the increase according to tho directory figures therefore would be SETTLED THEIR DIFFERENCES Ottawa, Aug. Is. understood :hat at the recent conference between President Hayes of the O. T. P., jMessrs. Bury and Alurdock, represent- ing' the trainmen's organization and the .Minister of Labor and Minister of Railways, all the difficulties resulting from the G. T. strike, and the rein statement of the striking men, were satisfactorily adjusted. An announce- ment to this effect Is expected In a few days. FRENCH ARREST- GERMAN SOLDIERS Paris, July dispatch to the Journal from Nance says that six Ger- man soldiers yesterday crossed the F'rench frontier from Loralne and that two of them were arrested by Trench soldiers and taken to Ethe prison at Longwl in the province of Maurthew. The dispatch states that the Germans had cue.the telegraph wires and broken down several tele- graph polos. MUNRO THE NOMINEE Pembroke, July Renfrew Liberals have nominated James F. Munro, of this city, as candidate for the House of Commons. Come to a Temporary Agreement and Re- turn to Work (Special to the Fernie, July mass meeting of the miners of Gladstone Union hai been called to meet in the Grand Theatre here tomorrow, at which time the officers of District 18, U. M. W. of A, will meet the miners and discuss with the the pros and cons the proposition, now submitted to the miners of the whole district and upon which they are to record judgment on Friday There are about miners still here and at Coal Creek, and a large attendance is look ed for tomorrow. There is much divergence Of opinion as to whether the -vote here will negative or affirmative. Many people express themselvei. strongly that the Aote will be in favor of going to work upon the bas- is recommended by Chairman Got? those wlio have been the leaders in the demands- for '.better terms arc positive that the vote will beVon adverse one. _ As the will he by ballot, it H ver> difficult to prejudge the result Conditions in this camp and Mi-' chel and Hosmec are to some extent similar, and it is thought tbat'r the vote in all three places will result similarly. In other camps, where the condi- tions, and where-the advance .in day wage scales will be off-set to pillar work, it is predicted that the extent bv the proposed reduction ia te is more apt to be adverse thai here. It is impossible to estimate, the ef- fect of the work being done by inter- ested parties on both udes, though such work is being done IA a more or. less quiet way The desire to procure coupled with the general wish to have a re- sumption of which would mean a revival of business, has 'a jrcat influence in outside circles. The' necessities of the themselvw, is also a factor in the case. Against these there is arrayed-tho force of the organized miners- as represented by, ihe district and other officials, Fvervthlng is hpmg conducted in rerfeetlv quiet and orrierlv way, and up to date the miners of this dis- trict have ma lie a record for orderly conduct unequalled in any'struggle ol equal magnitude that haR ever ingageti in by organized labor. J. D. McNiven, fnir wage officer of ;he labor dcpartirjent, Ottawa, stop- icd over in town yesterday on.rhis vay east after a to the.coast. Colin Macleod and Louis were also in town, hut their visit'had no official significance. President Powell is in the Taber conferring with the miners nd Vice-President Stuhbs and Board (Continued on page THIS JULY PRECIPITATION BEATS FORMER YEARS WOMAN LICENSED AS AVIATOR Hemnstcad, L. I., Aug. Harriet Quimley was awarded a pi- lot's license today by the Aero Club of America, the governing of aeronautics of this tountry. This Is the firm license thit tins ever a woman aviator In America, In spile of the foar of many ol the armors of Southern Alberta that 911 would "ne another dry .year, the records to July 31 go to bliow that the contrary is the case. No.moco rain is needed from .this time for- ward until lute in the fall when rains will serve to help winter, wheat, but as far as (he crops are. concerned, there lias been plenty of moisture to ensure the grain filling .well, while [ure jins July mos July. LOGO Juh UIO..... July 1311 t. The total .rainfall .41 inches 1 94 .08 2.33 (or the sevca months ending .July 31 for the-past tlircc years shows in the lend. 1900 11110 inn What 8.4S inches 2.80 11.82 needed now is hot harvest tho soil is in excellent condition for breaking. We, give below the precipitation re- cords for the month of July during the pail four years: wcnthcr, and although a lot of.mois- lately, the records'go' to iliow that August is almost al- ways a dry month, giving a, maxi- mum amount of warm weather. There is no reason to doubt that this year will be any exception in that rejjpwi. ;