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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. JL.aiihr.dge. AlU.. Wednesday, Aug. Number 105 TURKEYS ARE GOOD MONEY MAKERS Remarkable Record on a Farm South of Stirling (Special to the Herald) .Stirling, Aug. Herald re- porter was the other day quite an In- terested listener to amatory of remark- able poultry raising. It was on the farm of C. Q. Itomerll, two miles south of. Stirling. Mr. Romorll has been hi tlie .poultry business for 13 years but now his duties on tlie irri- gation canal preclude him from en- gaging actively '.himself in anything else. The business fa now handled -by )iis 14 years old; and Violet, -17 Last year the girls made over clear of all expenses on turkeys :uipno. They were hatch- ed under turkey ,hens, fed chopped grain from the time they were chics, roosted all winter on the top of build- ings', and by, marketing time dressed 32 to 16 pound? apiece. They were GEN. LAKE TO BE CHIEF OF THE INDIAN STAFF London, Aug. Gen. Sir Percy Henry Noel Lake, late .military advUor to the minister of militia of Canada, is becoming chief ot the Indian staff, HUDSON BAY ROAD SOON STARTED Expected That Contrac- tors Will be Working by Sept. I Ottawa, Onfc., Aug. programme for the of the Hudson's Bay Railway will he !m mediately adopted. Following Ilia government decision to construct the railway itself, surveys were complet- ed and tenders asked for last June, WON'T ACCEPT MAJORITY AWARD BECAUSE lilEYiELIEVE IT IS TO INCLUDE MACLEOD'S FINDING Reason Fernie Miners Refused to Accept the Proposition at the Mass Meeting There Secret Ballot May Bring About a Different Result, Though General Opinion is That Fernie's Action will be Followed in AH of District S. F. McKINNON VERY ILL (Special to the Fernie, August third amii- 'ersary of Furnic's great conflagra- iion brought with it today a sur- irise which may mean much to the vhole district affected hy the strike that there is no majority report be- fore the government. The clauses adtfcd to the Gordon report by Mr. Maclcod, arc different from, ifc in; the very material matter of the elvtcnt to the differen- tial on pillar ivork CJIH be carried if the coal miners. The predictions ot Uic-diJTercncc being ,5 ccnta a ton. ast night's, based upon I the. operators ahsolutc'- jii'arkeled in Lethbridge and the price was 22c per pound, dressed dry. Misses Romeril..have this year The 250 good sized-'birds aad have lost scarce- ly any. Mr. Romeril Informed ilie Herald man that turkeys are better not to be housed. His birds roost on trees and buildings and wherever they can get a high perch. His daughters are flfble to give them considerable attention when they are small and this he- thinks is the time they need care- ful tending. A dry year is not such for Construction of .miles extending from -the .Pas first 200 Mission, a calamity to a farm with waiting.'for Christmas DOCK LABORERS ON STRIKE AGAIN Claim Employers Did Not Carry Out Their Agreement London, Aug. meat trade of England is-'seriously, .threatened by the strike ot dock laborers at London docks today growing out of the dispute over "wages, 'The men claim employers promised an increase July 31, font pny envel- opes when received failed to contain advance. Separate meetings of strikers and employers were held to discuss the situation. At least twenty steamers Including the Mlnnehaha, which has just arrived KcewnlH City to .Thicket Portage anrf running in a northeasterly direc- tion through the primitive country of the Saskatchewan River. Tenders were opened this afternoon. In all, eight were received hut tho choice, it is said, was narrowed do'wn to two. these submitted hy 'J. 'D. Arc- Arthur, of Winnipeg, and by. M. J. O'Brien. Both of these tenders, -it is said, we're of a very satisfactory character, however they will have to he, gone over in detail before an offi- cial jinnotiiicement of the awarding of the contract'will he made. It is tlie intention of the government to start work on the construction at the-ear- liest possible time and it is regarded as .likely that the successful'contrac- tor mil ho at -work heforc 1 The construction of tht- railway will .commence from the'north end ot the government bridge''over the Sas katchewan River and.-the Pas- Mis- sion. If, as is probable, Port, Nel- son is selected as the terminal tho ruluaj will he ipprovimatch 500 miles in length md the govern racnt anticipates putting down a con- siderable portion of the "first 200 miles of roadbed provided for liy the present con tract1before the advent of winter. .he action-of the miners at the Cor- tin proved delusive. The meet- was a large one, filling the auditorium of the Grand Theatre to its capacity, and there is no mistak- ing the meaning of thy action taken by so large and representative body of men. One of the reasons which caused So with-a cargo of dressed America; Anglian (rom at Tilbury, beef from Boston with 'boxed meats, and other American freighters, arc unable to discharge. Many .other vessels loaded with meat from Australia, New Heatend and Argentina are all tied up. Meat other perishable goods are being taken care of in refrigerators aboard the ateamera, but if the strike contin- ues there will be a, shortage In Lon- don provinces. Police reserves were cent to "the but their services required, 'Men went quietly from steamer to steamer, calling on their, fellow workers to Join in the movement, and were In every case puccenful, FATALLY INJURED IN A SAWMILL Fort. Williarj, Aug. man nam- ed Andrews employed'as foreman in O'Brien, Fowler and -AfcpougaJl's mm at Selwyn on the G. T. P., brought in- to Port Arthur tonight with 'his head badly cut and jaw broken, and died aAout an hour after being admitted to the hospital. It sjiid that the injuries were sustained 'while'trying to throw oft a drive belt In the mill. decisive a turning down of tlie Gor- don report is found in the fact that a widespread misapprehension existe'd regarding the action of the Board of Trade committee which acted as a go-between at the Maclcod convention last week. When this was learned by'a mem of that committee who represen.1 cii Fernie at the convention, lie with another of the Fernio ilelegat'on, al once called for Secretary Carter, whfr In the hall; and called him out. The members of the board of trade delegation explained to Mr. Carter that the operators had at no .time agreed to accept the Gordon .report separate From the Macleod clauses Vs far as that, body- had gone was to that if the miners would state that they would accept tlie Gordon part of tho. report, that the commit- tee could come hack to the operators for.further consultation. When this was the big audience inside tlic hall they at once passed thu resolution absolutely re-! 'sine; to accept the Gordon report.' This situation grows out of thet nature.of tlie report made to the min ster. of labor, and which the flis- ;rict officials havc all along contond- id was composed of three reports and. Iy refused to go -farther than state that" they would stand by the report as made and sign- ed by Chairman Gordon and Mr. Mac- lcod. it seems 'toy .'the miners that they; arc preparing, to stand by higher .differential -.figure named Macleod, and they say it is a waste of time to accept what the other side have iiid positively that they would not accept, ami so voted against the- Gordon report so solidly today There''are. still some who think that a secret ballot will show that a of the men Mill be willing 10 icturn to work vviih the under- standing that the new agreement, shall be based upon the report of London. Aug. F. Me-. Klnnon, formerly head of 3. F. McKlimon and Co., Toronto, wholesale millinery and cos- tumes, is seriously 111 at Hol- "born Viaduct hotel here and two nurses are in attendance. GREAT FALLS EXCURSION STARTED Pass Through City To- night Way to Banff: Back Saturday When the Great Falls Chamber cf men in this commerce special train leases Gmt Falls today it is expected that i.1 will Ofli-ry over one hundred passengers, NEGRO KILLS A WHITE MAN AT CHATHAM Chairman Gordon, but it is hardly possible that such will be the case. The effect of the Corbin action seems to have entirely over- come by the facts as set before the meeting .today." H was supposed that the.large percentage of day men in this carnn would have a tlt'ciding influence in bringing out a strong vote to accent the board findings, but this theorj ins been exploded The percentage of d-ij and Ihe Ilosmei ind Michel camps is large -Mid if ic-d v t- .Qfj, Kort. ;5 indication llio men m those camps composed mainly of the best business arc liable to follow the lead oi the men of the Montana city, Gladstone Local and turn Die propo-1 visit Canada for the purpose of en sition down That bcint; the closer relations with ttieir there is very little prospect of a across the line, at the same orable vote-throughout the district, 'time returning the compliment of the Hid the Boards of tnde seen (H.'I.ethbridgo Board of Trade in visit- to iiniiln it Macleod for another liay :inE them during the winter, or o the. two piities might haro a a'16cial tram made been brought together on the Gordon Hle 'best cars on the Orea findings or something ntir that rc.'Northern railway, pos port, as the miners stated that the Chatham Ont Aug. a tragic sequence to the color- ed emancipation day celebra- tion .here today, Thos. Brown ..age about 30 years, was struck with a club and Wiled by Clinrles, Harst; a ne- gro, aged about 85. 'Hurst was captured later and charged with.murder. The chief of po- lice immediately ordered the hotel bars closed for the night a-s there were a great many, drunken negroes around the streets. Q were willing to enter tions with the oper-itors understs ing that an_r agreement arrived must7 be somewhere between the sible has been done for- the cbmfor :-v jot the T The bridge tonight about 130 on their a'iwav to Banff, returning on Saturday i morning. Thcro ai e about a dozen tremes o! the Carter and Maclcod rc-jliimis the ,mrty who wm enter. jtained while in the city by the Wo Prophets are without honors, and men's Civic Club of the Board ot the predictions o[ the wise ones in.Trade. this struggle between the contending I Several of. the Boards of Trade ot factions Hot brought any lustre'Trade of Alberta have slg- to..them jnlfled' their intention to send dele. Tomorrow s reports maj again re-kates to Lethbridge to help ill the en verse the tide or turn it again jn itertainment of the visiting party, Ta- favor of the acceptance of the Hat having already mendations of Chairman Gordon, statins thelr lo navc tlierc representatives present. The exeur- ision is stirring up a great deal of in- Tjtereaf. throughout the city and. the l'members of tho Board of Trade vow, that they will outdo if: possible the entertainment afforded them on then It seems that there must be con-1 trip to Great Falls., ceded to be three, instead of two, reports and until this sprcnding it is to be regietted tint iho'uld he such diflucnce in torprttation of (be ml meaning a report v 1 ich Ins cobt the people of this countn so much to obtain. SQUADRON AT GIBRAUTAR Gibraltar, Aug. American training squadron arrived here to- LIBRARY ADDS LAND TO A BIG FARM (Sptclal to the Herald) Stirling, Aug. important dea In real estate was negotiated in Leth- .bridge when B. 9. Young, mayor of Raymond, sold to the Dohrnetadt Farming Co., section 29-5-19, which Is .difwfly south of Stirling. The trans- fer was arranged by H. R. Johnston, manager of the Iowa farm, and com- pletes a four section block, the sec- tion added being thai of'the "o.ith west corner. .The reporter was not ahlo to ..ascertain tho price paid we hear that it was quite a subslnli tial figure. The parcel originally be- longed to the A. R. and I., .vho V posed of It tp the Ifnight -Siisir Po. Then L. .R. Burn got it and 'htr-t J-ears igo 'Mr. Young secured it from Mr. Burn. Mr.' Jphnstott informs the reporter that it was bought lo use ,nnd will; be broken as soon aa the .Work pu be dope.- Enough Signatures Now Secured to Have By- law Subrnitted The rcquircil number of signatures, or the petition to the city council to submit a bylaw to the people in connection witii the oiTcr of Andrew Carnegie for for a public li- brary, havc hecn obtained and will be presented to the city council imme- diately. E. M. Thomasson received a letter this morning from the librarian at Regina, where they, last year secured for a library, showing that the finding cnn be c adicited, and the findings of the boirrt be tr-adc more specific united, it looks nsiday. though nothing cnn be iccomplishcri i __________ satisfactory agreement. [FORMER DEAN OF PRESIDENT IS GQINGTO QUIT Haytian Capital Totally Surrounded by Revol- utionists Port Au Prince, Hayti, Aug. 2. The capital has been completely in- vested to revolutionists and it is pos- sible that they will refuse a delay of three days asked by President Simon so effect plans to secure the capital: 'rom pillage and will enter the city immediately. It. is possible also that President Simon who has consented lo leave the country will be obliged to embark tomorrow for some for- eign port. There are sufTlciene sol- dicrs in the capital at the present time, to maintain order and the peo- ple feel safe. The French, British, German and Cuban who went out today to confer with the revolutionary commanders and exact from them a promise that Port Au Prince will be occupied without dis- there are no conditions attached lo order, have not yet relumed. the gift, other than the one o! main- Sydney, N. S., Aug. Hurry or- tcnance, furthermore, no legal docu- ments be signed, as Mr." Car- negie requires only a resolution to he passed by tin; city council stating that the library .shall be maintained as a free public library KILLED IN A VIRGINIA MINE Blueflelds, W. Va., Aug. 2.--Foiir miners were killed and irino n an explosion a few minutes before midnight in a mine owned by the Coal Co. at Shannon, the names of those who lost their lives not known here, nor Is the cause f the explosion: Tho mine recently tegan operation and has isot yet lie- fun ihiptncnti. der.s received from Paris took1 the Fruncli cruiser IVEslress out of this port at full speed today bound for Ilayli to protect French residents and French interests. ATTENDANCE AT LABOUONGRESS Organizations Being Urged to Send Delegates to Calgary The meeting of the Trades and La- bor. Congress of Canada at Calgary commencing Sept. nth promises to )e one of the most important labor meetings ever held In Canada. Geo, Lowell, secretary of tlie Trades and Council of Calgary, and a member' of the Alberta executive of he congress, is in the city today work- ng'iri the interests of the congress. The meetings will be held in Faget Hall, .Calgary, ant] will be attended delegates from all parts of Can- .qa as well as by the most prominent ibor. leaders in and out of'tbe coun- r.v. It is expected that tjiere will be a very large attendance of delegates from the western provinces although the strikes may affect the attendance to certain extent. It will be a very important congress and many GOVERNOR OF DEMANDS ANOTHER CONFERENCE Paris, Aug. Temps in a leading article declares for another Algeciras conference and sharing the with some father French news- papers foresees difficulties in reach- ing an accord with Germany, which government flic paper says, win in- sist upon a cession of territory which French iialiqnjil honor and will not dignity lion's of vital interest to the working- men will be discussed. -Mr. Howell Is visiting the Allicrta cities to stir up the labor organizations to send as large n number Of delegates as the coifiitiitlon will allow. He will ati tend the meeting of (he Trades and Labor Council tomorrow night and then go to 'Medicine Hat to meet the council there on Friday, returning to Lethbridge on Monday. NO DIVIDEND JUST NOW New York, Aug. official state- ment issued by Iho American Tobacco Company to ils stockholders loday, (lint, no dividend on common stock will declared 11 the present timo which would or- IRATE Shook Fist in Face of Man Bigger Than Himself Salem, Oregon, Aug. c___ this, board now, nor at any other time, and I want you to distinctly un- derstand It, were the words hurled at F. B. Morson this morning hy Governor West who, in spile of Morson pounds heavier than tie, shook under the larger man's nose, and a fist fight was pre- ented only by timely interference of 'ther members of the state land ioard. At the refiuest of the land board Toreon appeared this morning, hut Bain flatly refused, to give reports of he buninraw transactions of the Des- chutes Land company. .When he ig- nored thc.iboard's proposition Gover- nor West proceeded to show Morson where he stood In go far as the govern nor was concerned as a member of ALLEGE THAT TAFT MADE A DEAL To Get All Other Tariff Measures Passed This Year Washington, D, C., Aug. that the senate has passed both of lie tariff reduction' measures over iy the Democratic house and it s only a matter of a few days when President Tart will have to sljn or 'eto them, the charge Is being openly, nade that Tuft secured the ratifies- ion of the Canadian agreement by naking a bargain with Senator Pen- oae, chairman of the finance com- nittee to veto all other tariff legfcli- ion at this session of congress. It was apparent to eiery one that it tlie beginning of the reciprocity oiilroierqy (n the senate that Taft lid not command enough votes 'to; iass tho bill. Penrose saw his chancs le told Taft that his support was nee- ssory to pass the bill and that hit rice was a promise that there -should be no other tariff legislation at ibis session. Tart, eager to recoup his fait. declining political fortunes, "agreed to the proposal. What every one wants to Know to- whether Taft- will consider promise binding in the light of the big majority by which the BOO! and farmers free list measures passed senate. "If Taft signs these said Re- presentative Oscar Underwood, of Al- abama chairman of thi and meani committee, today, "The Republican part., Is gone. It he vetoes them he Is gone" WARM WEATHER IS WANTED NOW Crop Report From the Three Western Prov- ST. PAUl-'S BEAD London, Aug. Very Rev Robert Gregory, D.D., died here today. He was horn at Nottingham, Febru: ary, S, nnd in 18H1 appoint- ed dean of St. Paul's. BORDEN AT MONTREAL Ottawa, Aug. L. Borden, Con- servative leader, Is in Montreal today- conferring with the lenders-of the Quebec wing of the party.. Sir frld Laurier spent the day In cabinet council and mooting delegations. NIOBE Seriously Injured Than Was Previously Sqpposed flalifax, Aug. damage caus- ed to the cruiser Niobe when she ran ipon a rock near Cape Sable turns Jut to be much more serious than at irst reported. The divers are having much trouble in making temporary epairs. One of. the holes in her hull the and" arter'vehomentir'tell1- s to 'wentj-tho feet long ._ 1.1 J 1C II 1 nttf, fjiri fnn't Ing that he couldn't run hi inces Winnipeg, Man, Aug rcsb this morning publishes a crop report compiled from the reports cut in hy a large number ot correi lomlcnis throughout the West i mm ihcsc itrorls the crop in the UcsL is gciiei.illy good, but rathci It hah hecn fair progress, but the has been cooler than was altogelhei desirable The reports irat (eretf oier (he three provinces and show that very little of the crop has gone back since the report published some lime ago, many sections Jormcrlv suffering from drought since recovered Rain is still m some sections, but flic principal desire is for hot wea- ther With ,i view to setting at icst the persistent minors apparent in the Chicago uhcaf market that there black nist in the Canadian crop each coriebpondent aikcd special- lv black rust existed, and only in iv.o instances was a trace of it incnNoned The date of bancfct in Manitoba M'll be about Auguil 15th, ,ind in Saskatchewan from about August 30 to 25 1[ the turns it may' he slightly earlier, while n it should continue to be cool it will be a (lav or two later. foot Tlle Ues one inch and that he did not e-vpect to submit to the large man's insulting iTho Itcpl "orl'ins i" rcmarks, left the office with Secretary I tlle Wlltor llle "olll of State Oleott. THE HAMILTON ASYLUM FIRE 4ie payable KcpLcmber. [gaining slowly and she ship aeems to 'be settling a I. tho stem Only the resistance of the second bottom her from_.slnliing. Pumps and boilers Toronto, Aug. .lames Whit-jure being rushed to the crippled ney is personally looking after the sb'P. departmental enii of the situation at the Hamilton asylum after the fire as Ion. W. .1. Hauna, tlie provincial sec- rotary, is on a trip to the Thousand ty President Simon anil U- Hamilton, Aug. jurors em- cai lenders of the revolution now uinclled by Coroner -McMlchell to en- vesting Port An Prince'. fltiire into the circumstances attend- ausnenalmi of hostilities Ing tlie fire met at the asylum this by the; diplomatic corps In tr.e afternoon and after viewing the re- Haytlan capital at the request ut T re- mains of the eight, victims adjourned sklent Simon, who it is eaiu will >.iot until Frlrtay evening at 8.15. teslfti, ARMISTICE IN HAVTI J, Washington, Aug. three ays' armistice has been agrees to FISHER DENIES THE INTERVIEW London, Ang Morning Leader today states that Premier fisher of Australia Indignantly denied the authenticity of the Interview in low of Reviews charging him with disloyalty to the motherland and adds that the strange which ap- parently hold, by Sir Wilfrid Laurier that one part of the empire must re- main neutral in quarrel in which oth- rs are concerned, lias "been disavow- ed with amphasis by General Uotha In South .Africa and by his own party 11 Canada. These tilings surely show low monstrous accusations of, dis- loyalty are brought so freely agafnat lie colonies on the slightest pretence iy a party which claims to be excluav Imperialist. ;