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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta ge Daily Herald AKa.. Tuesday, August Number 212. GREATEST FAI LETHBRIDGE HISTORY OPENS NO MINES ARE WORKING IF Strikers Remain Solid anc Dp Not Expect Mines to Open Up to tho tinifi of going to ureas n new developments have arhien in1 tli inlncrs' strike situation. No furtlie. have been made t.o open up Gall Collieries and today only the pump men nnd a very few day-wage anon nro working Xo cutting Is be- ing done in the mine, and the miners umicipate no further Jleet- incs are being held every day In the iniuorB' hall, North Lethbridge, and the men are 'being kept thoroughly posted on the'situation. As was ox- no occasion has arisen causing need of pickets and everything iy quiet iiboiu the mines. It wns announced by the manage- ment of the Royal Collieries laat that an attempt would be made to open the mines there this week, and it was expected that about 25 of the union men would resume work as noon as mines.." opened. The offi- cials of the union at Royal City are emphatic in their denial that any of the union miners have gone back to and BO far can bo learned the Royal Collieries ire still idle. I fc reported. however, that the man Bgement of that mine. have endeavor ed to force the miners to go back to cutting off their water sup ply. -They have also been order-ad to vacate their cabins, and It Is quite probable that they will move take lip their abode for the time being In tents. City about .the some condition of-affairs prevails; the miners being solid In their assertion that they will" not re- sume work under existing conditions. It Is rumored that further attempts he made to bring In strike break- era, but the union officials themselves the rumor, an it is not be- lieved that strike breakers would go even if they were brought J'l. It IB believed in the camps of the unions today that tta situation has settled down' for some time, and an- other .period of waiting will ensue feefore any active measures are taken tn got coal moving. And ail the time tli-a coal situation in the western pro- vinces it getting more acute. The (mmome harvest Is being ciit, and a few weeks the railroads will be busy moving the grain, so that if the mines were to open up it would found an impossibility to get a ccal supply distributed to all points lor winter consumption. What the result would foe would be hard to EXCELLENT DISPLAY AT SIXTEENTH ANNUAL MIR IDGE SllETY G. M. HATCH Honorary President and Prominent Promoter of the and. District Agricultural Society WAS SIR JOHN IHOMKON-A TRA1TO? Judging in Building Has Commenced Prominent Expert Live Stock Judges Start Tomorrow Opening by Hon. Duncan iMarshall Minister of Agriculture When parliament was dissolved in Sill, Sir John Thompson, Minister of istice in Sir John .Mncdb'mild's gov- issued this address to electors of Antlgonish: With Old Sol showing his face he nignly, and with an enthusiastic spl among exhibitors and spectators alike the sixteenth annual exhibition of the Lothhridge Agricultural Society open- ed this morning und-er the most favor- able auspices. Entrie-s have been com- ing in right up to the last minute, every foot of available space is talien. Artistic is the word to express the appearance of the exhibits in til j magnificent main hall. A Spirit of Originality seems to have taken hold of the ex nibitors and the ensembl-a pre-sents an appearance in keeping with the beauty of the building. As might be expected the first day of the great fair Is being taken up getting all exhibits properly ar ranged in preparation for the judges. Judging began this afternoon In the "At the election which will tnk-a main hall, but all stock judging will place on the. 5th day of March, I will be held over till tomorrow. be V candidate for re-election as member of the House of Commons for of Antigontah. "The of which I am a member, It, appealing to the country with a policyjvhlch we believe will be heartily endorsed'by a great majority of the electors. We have made to the government :of the Unitad States, through the government of Great Britain, proposals for-reciprocity in trade, which we have good reason to believe will result in an arrangement The Judges One feature this year is the jndt ins. Tile directors, avoiding the mis- tuKcs of previous years, endeavored to secure, judges, who we're-pceialists in their respective lilies, and wilhout doubt their efforts have been -success- McLeay ant Ladies' Miss Tllney. Domestic J. A. Sll ver. District Exhibits A feature of the fair whicli is of par tlcular importance in view of the International Dry Farming Congress for Lethbridge in 1912 is the District Agricultural 'Exhibits. Four districts are represented, as follows Cowley Uannangay, Raymond and Six Mile L'ouleo. Their exhibits are artlstlcal- jly arranged and the wide number of Ul.irerent products is a good lesson i on the possibilities of Southern Alberta. Professor Bulfum will act as judge in this department. C.. j.-.ECKSTORM Individual Exhibits President of the Lethbndgr and A new department-in the agrlcul- tnct Agricultural jtural line has been.created thlu year in the form of Individual Farmers' Uxnlbits. Professor Buffum will also A Great .Hustler .orth special efforts to make the fen- -ure a success. The same judges judge the classes at the show. .Cattle act as judge of these exhibits wbicli have 'been made by J. B. Rlrle of Jin grath, Sirs. Bsser, a lady farmer of .wagrath, p. Carter of Magrath, W. H. Harvey of Klpp, and Arthur' Perry of Cardston.. In view of the fact that It ha; Horses always been considered n mistake to leave the judging of'all classes of horses to one man, and to by which the markets of the United jseeure the utmost satisfaction to the States will be rsopencd to the pro-[ exhibitors, throe competent Large entiles have been made ia "rst tirae Ulis competition lias.been put.on the directors are watching the result with much satis- faction, i Taking everything Into considera- tion the fnir is running'very smooth- ly so far, and. by tomorrow, which is ducts 'which our people desire most to send there. "A fair measure of reciprocity is what we desire, and we have no doubt hat that can be obtained without un- due sacrifices. "1 respectfully aak your support and 'o'tes, and I pledge myself to serve he best interests of the country if I ihonld honored with a renewal of he confidence which wrts reposed in me at the last elections, and for vhlch r shall be'forever grateful. I emain, gentlemen, .your obedient ser- vant, 'MOWN D. "Antigonish, 24, 1S91." Will some ingenious Conservative lease explain why measure forecast, ibut there is not the least ot reciprocity." which'was so desir-