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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta m Alta.. AYednesday, February Number FT Will SENATF TO VQTF AWFUL CRIME IN VANCOUVER ULU I LI 1V T V i Lt FBANK WQRK SEATTLE mklmK MATOD SENATE FORGETS ALL ABOUT TARIFF PACT Taft's Glances of Getting His Measure Through Are Very Slim T V Washini'ton, Feb. dent TaftJ served notice on Congress through Sena- tors Cranai and Carter, that there be a vote on the reciprocity agreement with Canada. was not he would call Congress back for an extra aekslon almost 1m- mediatsly March 4th. Toronto, Feb. special to the Telegram from Washington this morn- Ing says: ,The Sena.te has apparently forgotten all about tariff business. The bill is in the hinds of the com- mittee on foreign relations and will Mkely there. It is'even said that PRINTER WAS FROZEN TO DEATH JAPS FOR THE SOUTH SEAS Victoria, Feb. were S brought by the steamer Zealandia FEATURES OF STR1KE QN an COUNCIL i PROCEEDINGS! Belonged to a Survey ty Working North of Edmonton Edmonton, K. Spend', a printer wlio has worked ia Kdmonloii for several months past and who joined the survey party of A. T. Fruser to go to the Peace River, was to death while fol- much excitement was occasioned j in Australia and New Zealand by a i report that arrangements had been l made by a French Nickel Mining Coin jiany in Xew Caledonia IQ bring 000 to the South Sea Isl- ands. .Mr. Fisher, premier of Aus- tralia, in an interview, said the rival of. thousands of Japanese N'oumea was a matter of grave ar- at im- the. lowing the trail along tbc Athabasca. portance to Australia owing to .The body was brought to Edmonton dangcr Calcdonia bei ionigiit by A. L. Meagher, one 01 ihe r an intermediate settlement; ground fnr C. .V K. engineers with the surrey s party. Spruce was .'57 years of age, hordcs -'apancsp, with Australia as and his father and mother live in Win- nipeg. His father is in the lumber business Uu'i'i1-. Spruce himself livrd committee Is deliberating holding j in for a great many years arid had charge of the, ad .-set-ting do-I back this bill so that the ffnance com- mittee cannot get it and upon it. There i> as little 'chance an ever of the measure passing and the extra teuton talk Is not to strong as it was. If Senate( out the Taft btil for the establishment of tiie final destination. Noumea correspondents state that the arrival of the first, shipment of Japanese is causing disturbances. The of Japanese was arranged in France. -h trrlff board and smothers the roci-j proclty btli, the president may be stir- red into calling an extra session Im- mediately after the close of the pres- ent one. but Mr. Tart is by no means sure that the extra session will do him and his pet project any good. ACONVERfED ACTRESS DID GOOD WORK partment for the Free Press'ior a inun her ol years. Some time towards tbe j end of last nronth Spence .joined thft i survey party at Lac Stc Atine. Thr, j party reached White Court on tbe: 31st, and tne next day Fraseu, Smith i and Spencc started on the ice en tbe, Athabasca to join tlie -surveyors' camp. walked all day and towards evening was only about a i quarter of a mile behind his two com- paiiicEs had reached They expect-ed him iu tow minutes bufc when he ditl not turn up a man was sent back ovt-r vhc trail. -So trace was found OL the missing man. j although a search was kept all 1 night. The body was found the next, morning about three hundred yards off the trail. The body was brought i letter to the chairman of the tarift t-o Edmonton tonight and it is expect- commission, ivbich was established ed will be shipped to Winnipeg tonwr- Some ago Qn hjs Assessment of City Pro- perty 7. Carnegie Library Turned 3. Board of Trade Grant De- 3. Salary of City Engineer Arnold 7. Early Closing Bylaw Pass- 3. Street Paving Programme 7. Re-organization of City 7. Auto Fire Apparatus. New Fire Hall Site, Increase of Fire Brigade and In- crease of Chief Kilken- ny's Salary Decided Up- Page 5. City Scavenging System to be Taken 5. Second Isolation Hospital 5. Contract for Exhibition Building Held Back- Page 3. NOW RECALL RIDS SEATTLE IT'S MAYOR, GILL (Special to the Frank, Feb. hundred min- ers csr.ployr-d al the two mines of the Canadian Coal Consolidated Company here have quit work. claim that the company are not holding to their agreement by not paying the stipulat- ed wages for work in wet places. The miners refuse to return to work until JUDGE VOIDS THE WARNER ELECTION Election of Village Coun- cil Caused a Legal Action The Warner village election case is argued before HLs Honor Judge j the operators agree to pay the wages (settled upon in Thev j winter in the district court here.'to- bave not, however, declared a formal j day, and is creating no little interest 4- strike. PROBABLE SCDCESSFUL TENDER FOR BRIDGE Montreal, Feb. G. P. Cm- Qam announces that the experts call-feats, F. S. LeiJingwell, among Warner residents, a number ol whom are in f.ue city. K. A. Samh is appearing for the appellant. Ur. N. D. Steele, .and C. F. Cony.Deare, K.C., for the respond- David 'Neil ed in the Quebec bridge rnauer have completed their report, which has now ijeen forwarded to Ottawa. M. Butler and P. H. Hodge are the called in. It is learned from an- otner source there that the probability is that the tender of the St. Lawrence Co. will be the one favored. CHAMBERLAIN THINKS THAT HAS BEEN TOO HASH MacMlllan and D. 11. Yates. Dr. Steele Women Voted and They Get The Credit For The Victory Seattle, Feb. Hiram G. Gill, elected mayor of Seattle, was ousted from office by voters participating in a recall election yesterday, and Geo, W. Dilling, Public Welfare League candidate, was choten by a plurality of 6000 votes to serve as mayor during the remainder of the term for which Mayor Gill had been elected. When Mayor Gil} was fleeted a year ago Kit received votes out of votes cast, winning with a plurality of votes. Eight months after was elected the women of the state of Washington were enfranchised and'te. .viio was a defeated candidate at the this fact is due the decisive victory recent election, is endeavoring to un- set the election-of ilessrs. Leffingwell. .viacMillaii and Yates on the ground or irregularity in the preparation of tne voters' list, and non-qualification of the candidates. U. I. One, secretary of Ihe village since July last, was the first wit- ness called and he produced the as- sessment roll and the voters' list. i-Tom these lints Mr. Smitj> showed that while the roll was completed in won by the recall advocates In yester- day's election. Of the re- gistered were women, the majority of them, it is vot- ed for the recall of Mayor Gill. voting wts heavy in all parts tht city, but the most notable TncrMVJM were in the residence sections. total was than Mayor- elect Dilling received Gill Mayor and Brown, Socialist. Should Have Waited Until Imperial Conference Before ing to Negotiate a Treaty since the tariff commission first un- into consideration. It should not acrtook its work, however, we have {DC lost sight of that the ratification had to take Into account new arrange-j of this agreement would mean a rad- inents with foreign countries and nowiicai change in the policy oC Canada open city. London, Eng.. Feb. Joseph cnamberlaln has written the fol low- to consider.the proposed recipro- ;ctty witjj Canada and the- United taeen, Germany, Feb. armed men today attacked the money wagon containing about which was Intended for the payment of the miners In the government, pits at liiaabeck In Westphalia'. ,The wagon was proceeding the forest in coarge of four armed men and gend- armes, and the guards successfully resisted the bandits. Spokane, Feb. Flora "SlBter' BUkiss, converted actress and at present slumworker and hu- manitarian, has fitted up a. house at N. GUI Monroe street, Spokane, and made It a home for friendless prison- ers and ex-converts who are released from the city and countj jails, as well as the state .penitentiary. The house Is fitted up with sleeping quarters for tha men who pay for their lodging and board -by aiding her in the- manufac- ture of horse radish and hominy, which she sells to the public. Mrs. JWUklss lives 100L Ide avenue. "There are men In -Spokane today do- Jng good said Mrs. Bilkiss, "and some in. businoss tor themselves, came to me from the Jails with- out a friend and started in. this way to make-good. Each nmu U a part- for LoSS of Effects by ner of ibis firm as long as he wnnts' J to stay, but If-he will not work he nuiat. go. I ralsfl chickens and some ot ;he men attand to thsso forj ARMED MEN ATTACKED WAGON LOADED WITH COIN tuc further consideration of the report Gentlemen: "I learn that the tariff I states. Without presuming to offer commission will meet Thursday for advice to Uie people of Canada about tneir own affairs J cannot help feeling tnat they were rather premature. 1 wish tuat they might at least have waited until the meeting of the Im- perial conference, when the opportun- on preference, which they have drawn up In response to the request made by me In p. letter of N'ov. 5tb. When this is completed we shall have provided a.'l that is requisite for working out the scheme of preference with our dominions across the seas. am more wan. ever convinced that without pre- rorence we cannot hope to maintain which hitherto has been an independ- ent national one. Its results may 'be rar reaching but whatever may be tlie outcome, of the present situation, the cause of Imperial preference must not be abandoned. Thero must be no wnittling away or the policy which we believe Is essential to Imperial un- ion, and tbose of us who have devoted uy of proposing a principle of much ourselves to the furtherance of this imperial importance wkh represents great ideal in this country are bound ttves of tbe other self governing do-; to see to it that nothing which has minions woould have presented itself happened shall weaken our aspirations and wnen the- question of preference j or render our work vain. The ftehi might have been considered. carried on with unabated and develop the unity of the Empire.'is, moreover, another aspect to be tak-1 vigor. JOS CHAMBERLAIN. May last according to law, twenty- seven names were on the voters' list! 4.500. Dilling will who had not appeared on the assess- j office Saturday. Gi wai for men; roll in May but had "been entered in pencil afterwards when the perty bad been transferred. Also that Mr. Yates was not assessed ia his jown name but. In the firm name ol Hecker and Yates, -'arid --Neil -Mat> MHian's name was not on the assess- ment roll when it was legally closed Dn May Isr. The appellant. Dr. Steele, gave evf- ciencv> to the effect that his sole rea- son for entering the appeal was that he objected to the irregularity of the wnoole proceedings. Atter lunch counsel argued at soius length on the qualifications of Yates nnd MacMillan, following which the latter went Into the box and. referring to the assessment roll, swore that cer- wide FELL PER ITtAIN AND WAS KILLED (Special ro the Feb. the, four o'clock mino train was rolling into the rtirds here this afternoon, .Fames Blake- tain entries referring- to property morer the sixt-een year old son of Mr. owned by himself had been made by! Joseph Blakcniore. who resides at Dim when he was secretary, which two niiics below town, SE1TLERS WANT (mlnSSION EARL CAWDOR PAY! UNDER SIEGE Burning of Freight tneJr board." She soys if the city' appropriate sufficient, money tnj start a municipal home, this co-opor-; piau can. bo made to work SQ tlmt the rnnniny expensep of the home be taken care of. I Victoria. B. C., Feb. steam er Zealandia brought reports of a revolution suppressed by Gorman war- ships ou PoiifihRf! Island in the (.'aro- Wriis have been issui-d ia the Th" rising stark-d from the C'ourt to 0. Weirrer anil R. U. punishment of native -workmen. Gi-r- CUT DOWN JURY'S VERDICT Quebec. Feb. court of ap peals baa reduced from to jy.OOO the damages given ib Mr. Haley, janivpfi a victim of tie Quebec brldgo disas-1 Their cars wpre placed on a siding, tar, -by a apecial in his action j Tjirrp wm the- cou- Phoenix Bridge Co. Haley j must accept this decision within thirty or a trial Is to held. g, farmers, ot Tabor against- man overseas took to flight and C.P.R. for Rml S2.SOS re- j '-ered in the Catholic Mission whicli Rot-li and Rpddina; i the natives placed under siege. The were immigrants from the United defenders, nine in number, all Ocr- States and with their cars of effects mans.1 were killed. Father (omhard, at nn March 17th last. ia missionary, was killed scek- 10 the mission, and road PASSES AWAY London, Feb. Archibald Vaughan Campbell, third Earl Cawdor, died today. He was born Feb. 13. 1847, and wan distinguished in official and buii- ness affairs. His public posts in- cluded that of first lord of the admiralty, to which he was ap- pointed in 1905. AMERICAN IS FIRED CHARGEAGAINST position he resigned in April or May instantly killed by falling under the He also swore that he purchased other! moving train. Young Blakcmore vorTfi (Continued on page The proceedings against -Jack Car- roll of Rlairmorr, who was charged with misappropriating ihe funds of the partnership in tht- hotel hupiiu-ss existing; between himself and RAISED A ONE TO A TEN Unique Charge of ed at the Coal Creek mines as a trap- per and was riding in. a box car, re- turning from his work. As the car iu which he was riding neareJ the water tank in the yard, he jumped- frwn-thn I door, and slipping upon the bank.of. snow which lines the track, he rollwl under the car and was badly mangled, the whole train passing over him. His jbody was taken to. the son Undertaking rooms. Against a Weybum Man j RCBina, of what TL Milligan, were yrsteniay appears to be a most ingenious and ed by Inspector Belcher. J.P.. before. original form of forgery has just come. WOULDN'T DELAY RATIFICATION The j statements ot claim u.irUi thai Ithr railway company through Us em- i plr.y'rrs or servants had allowed a quantity of straw and other combust- tblo material to .vvuinulato on thr right of way. This, in some caught flff. the tlauu's .sJirrndins; to and dpstroyinj; ihe cars in which were their effects, t'laitns but. no sfttlemrtit apparently ev- werr barked pieces after a gallant fight nt the bracb whpre they to launrh a boat. Kt. Out., Feb. hundred or more Ftrikcrs in the black- smithing and press department at tbc- 3U'Kimum sash factory, wlio wen} j .Monday bc-causc an American was over them as foreman, in place of a regular man. v.-nn om. A local man will bo foreman. whom they were instituted. S. Shepherd, of I.ethbritigp, appeared and Colin Macleyd, of jslraj_e lend, for Carroll. AS SOON AS LAN-O IS SOLD IT IS TAXED Feb. explanation or the error which appeared in press despatches from London, re- (garrting the decision in the C. P. K, to hand from Weyburti. A resident of j land case. Sydney Woods. K.C., .who that town named Twist IMS been com-i acted for the province in the action', mi tied for trial by the Weyhurn map-; Save out a statement this nioraing. tin1 charge of altering a tie despatches stated that the C. P LORD STRATHCONA'S GIFT i l-onrton. Feb. Lord Strathcona! nas given il.000 to guarantee ih- in- tmi expenses for the Imperial exhi- xuion to lie Held two dollar bill inio one ot ten dollar ic. esempilon of twenty years denomination. At. the prelimuiarv i run from the date on which letteri hr-.iring Saturday rvidcna- was given patent were grantea to the settler. 1o "u> 'tlial Twist j This is a mia-sUtemont since the es- wba1 br a bill Ovrr i "mption will run from the time that thc a1 thf' pntenw are Issued to the C. P. R. As in? :n fxchansc At ilw clysp .soon as the land is disposed of by the i'of tiip day's business, ihe manager, yi railway company, it becomes taxable, VANCOUVER THE SCEN OF A TERRIBLE CRIME .ehec'tiing rlie money, discovered tlic altered bill, ou spcaliinp; to the ban emU r about it if-arned that one leiHloiliir no'.f I'.ad been cashed i day and tluil just the bar clos- jed. I'por, Jiis Twist was ar- rested ins shack by Constable Tho- mas, of the town poliV pivcn a. anrt romams taxable for all tlrae. has i The J JL. j, tr.e. i Washington, D. of Knox iFrlWcn Chairman Fayr-e, of ami fomTnittee of thft to !bp wood, or paper sj-r-vifrTis of tbr j Canadian wouldn't -j- necessarily fotoy its ratlHrm-ion. This fact wa? brought out during the hour- -r givcri comiuit-ter- today to the opponents woo'1- (er been made. .1. Hartvv Prowst-, of February JTaher. is i-mmsrl for both plaintiffs. prolimir.arv bearinc. Isis defence. GIFT FROM JAPS TO PRESTON Fob. reasons not i gory scene Follett. was still ed our. of his door. He saw Fcllevt'. the accused denied all knowledge, of I REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAD yet explained. ,1. Follett. city laborer, luinp in a cabin near the Hat Portase lumber mill in Fnirview. tbip mornir.- o well usn hQ cannoi recover. Without; with a shot ?un ia liis hands coming I tongue he was unable to nrriculate rrosa Norrls' cabin. A moment later i i tiie aflair. out he nodded head when he KoMnsou hoard a second shot. asked if he hnrt rtone the shoe-tins; tno arrived .Xorri.1; was .MaiJrid. (Josia. rer Fen leniicr ;md A -T' SROT and killed wno occupied a near tojuoth men wero bachelors and lived; lying on the veranda ]nst opposite ;insnwn. KolioJt inert to kill him-j in adjoining cabins, wbnfe doors aoor, quite dead. TU? face had been j X self anrl is oyiup in tbc Henoral hos jopcrr.ed on a common veranda. Xorrisjaimost Mown ort J.y fho .-barge ol 1 jpitai a g'inslior wound which in oabin i and Foliott in Xo I shot. Koiietl hart ovidontly fired tiv pan nf his fru-r. in Koeond avenup west. Robert i similar stiot Into liia o-xn fa iriuflini: tor.gre! Wnen j who occupied Xo. cabin men between 40 and [me police arrived on a shot, at'J o'clock and look-i of v v -h -i- 4- f GEN. CRONJE DEAD a I Both j J- years i -J. 'i rtpr ttio notr.rt iJorr u, Feb. t'er.adian As- ;sooiatt-d Press that Ihc Japan- sovrrr.mfni. has forwarded Through ,Thr foreica office a handsome silver T. K. Prpston in recogni- tion of liis ffforts to ly ivlalions botvrern JA- Baron Shiriscawa, ,ifii- has also' his a> ;