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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald IV. AHa.. Friday, July Number 173 MINERS OPERATE MINE Not Coal But Gold Mines Says President Moyer RIVERS RUNNING DRY Drought in the State Un- precedented Forbid Lawn Sprinkling Divide Profits' Plans to Take Up Geld; Prospects of Members and Finance Operation Deliver, Colo.. .Inly IE the re- commendations of Charles II. Moyur, president of the Western Federation of Miners, arc cameti out by the an- 1 nual comention of the -organization j which- meets in Butte, Mont., on -July 17, the 'big labor union Vill RU intu ihe mining business with its own capital. IL will laKc; mi the prospects of its own members, furnish money for de- anil if it it rich" al any lime, will divide Hie thous- ands or millions, as the case may bo, vilh Ihe membership. Moyl-r has grown weary of watch-. ing the members find a rich -prospect holi! ami sell it l.o some syndicate- or sonic wealthy individual for a i'nw hundred -dollars. Me will recommend ilic creation of a fund to lie used to .curry on mining. lie has been in favor. of it for years, tint owing to the views' of" the individual members never pushed .it. .lie believes 100, or more each year cart be raised by Hie .levying of'an The siliialion at the Moincsliike mine in Sonfli Dakota forced the mat t-er on Mover. 'He- believed that had the Western- federation been represent, stockholders the lock- out never 'w'oujH have taken place and the fnOO.flflfl spent by the organiza- tion in the last twenty months for Ihe support of men out of work- would now be going into oilier chan- nels for -the benefit of the federation. He will UJ1 the miners of the op- portunity afforded n few years ago for (he Western Federation to have; acquired a vast tract of coal land at Crow's N'cst Pass in British Colum- Kansas City, July Kan- sas many of the larger rivers are drying up .and cities which de- pend upon them for water sup- plies are facing an almost unpre- cedented water famine. In Cof- feyville the water supply is 'virtually exhausted and the city officials have forbidden the sprinkling of lawns. The two ice plants which depend on the Ver- digris river for water may be forced to close down, also many of the large manufacturing plants in the town. In Emporia and several other towns the situation is similar, and ordinances have been passed prohibiting the use of city water except when necessary. BELIEVES MQ1TAIN AT FRANK IS NOT DANGEROUS Coal Company Official Will Demand an Investigation by an Independent Commission-Injurious to the Company and Its Investments No Official Notice from the Geological Survey WINNIPEG FAIR IS BADLY HIT Fire Destroys Big Grand- stand at Exhibition Grounds Winnipeg, .Inly the most spectacular fire ever seen Winni- peg the mammotli Grand Stand at the Exhibition grounds .was totally destroyed The fire, which is thought to he of incendiary origin, also cangiit in the racing staljles and scenic ami arts buildings, Init luckily they were saved by the firemen. Tlie loss is estimated, at which is partially covered by insurance. The firefit extiHrition open Wednesday next and employeesa''re- being ;pnt to work on a .temporary grand stanci for the ex- hibition "The report which appeared In Wed- nesday evening's Herald (lie supposed danger to the town of Frank from another laml-slirte, is the first nolification of such a report liuv ing hmi mjile officially by I'rof. H. iw. Hrnoli, director of the Geological .Survey. Mr. Brock was up to Krank ja year aso, and investigated Ilia mal- 1 lei-, but in a iimltcr of that kind his report must represent personal opin- ion. Mr. l.'olomcr. one of Hie fore- most C'llgiucers'of France, and myself, have made personal investigations, and (eel I hat there is no danger of any breaking of 11m north peak, as indicated in llrock's report. The proof of this belief is that the com- pany is at (hi1 present lime at work inslaiiing additional plant in tile shadow of the mountain. The company now lars invested there, and I feel that, at least, we should have had ollicial notification, of such a n-port in order that we could have prcspnled our side ot the ease, before such a re- MORE HONORS FOR RED DEER SCOUTS Duke of Connaught Pre- sents Them With Cer- tificates of Merit wiih Mr. Colomer, 'is slaying at tins Alexandra Hotel. Mr. Mueller feels thai Ihe report of I lie danger which is said to be overhanging Krank is i absolutely and his belief j that it is so is evidenced by the fact that he, with his family, besides all mountain. The, report him a great .stock of the lias deal naturally caused of trouble. The Consolidated port is sent out, as it must ncces- the other officers of the company, rc- sarily hurt private interests in I sides in Trank in the shadow of the j Frank, as well as the Canadian .Con- solidate Coal Co. "In order lo silence any doubt once and for all, I am goiiiK to move for the appointment of a commission' lo investigate the entire situation with the least possible delay." Such'was Iho import of a state- ment made late last niglil- to the Herald represent a lice by Alfred Muel- ler, general manager ui the Canadian .Consolidated .Coal Co., Ltd., who NON-UNION MEN AMHTRKERS Effigy Burning Latest Move of Striking Labor- ers at Vancouver Vancouver. B. C.. July effigies is LIw latest escapade in- dulged in by the striking laborers and only a squad or special police hur the city i ried to tlie scene and the timely ar WEED INSPECTOR BUSY Mew'Stirling, AIM.', illy inspectors have been busy during the last month. In all localities mow- ers have been at work on the open land 'and picking by hand has been in progress through the Brain, with the result that few noxious woods are now to he seen. Jlnslard is begin- LOCAL FIRM BUYS YARDS lija. His men developed and now are j ning to make itself very evident in digging; the coal for- others instead of j this part of the province, for themselves. Moyi'r wauls' the money lor gold inines :iml gold alone. He feels there would be less competition, and the government would pay the Western federalionisl just as much for his yellow metal as tiie highest officer of a trust. "This year, alone, we have spent in defense, of. Ilic rifiht to Hie Homcstakc said Mover.. "1-lad thai amount been invested in Homes take stock when it was on tlitr market, oiir men ivould nlh he ill- work. -If iiiy suggestions are carried out we may he able io get on the inside of some of these com- panies and know what is goiiig on. i If we can't buv or develop !a mine of! inspector for the Staeey Co., was in 'our own, I fa'vor. .the purchase of town during Hie week ami-made the CHILDREN BURNED GOVERNESS MAD Vlberg'r Finland, July palatial country house here of Ludwigs Nobel, .the multimillion- aire oil magnate, of St. Peters- burg, was destroyed by fire last night. Mr. son and daughter, and 5, respec- tively were burned -to death. Their made heroic-ef- forti to her, charge and ;on falling ,went raving mad and at- tempted suicide The were at St. at ..the- time of the disaster. TALK RECIPROCITY COAST rival of K. S. the Vancouver exhibition association who went there accompanied by.sev- eral leading business men of life city prevented' damage on the ex- hibition grounds yesterday after- noon About'four o'clock Rqlstoi] received a telephone message advis- ing him of the fact that, striking _ mi; ion laborers bad invaded the exhi- bition grounds where nearly a hun- dred workmen are employed con- struction work. Itolston rushed tp the grounds with a number of police- men and representative businessmen. Mere they were welcomed with jeers and hoots of nearly a thousand men recruited chiefly from the ranks of the strikers who bad been celebrat- ing the event -by burning most cer- i emoniously an effigy of what pur- norted to be a non-union laborer, at work. Fantastic and .wouM-bo at Humorous antics were indulged in i tensl-h to a croivilnl audience. Cowan and tiumls and jeers were aimed atJ asserted that Premier Lander was the men at work Tlie. grounds false to his former statements thatj were soon cleared, of invaders. he wonlli never (In anything lo imperial preference, lie went on In claim thai, the proposed pact with speaking of the occurrence, and theyilhc United States would have the cf- had evidently gone there for the; feet nf moving factories out of Uie Both Sides Presenting Their Case to B. C. Electors Vancouver, It. C., July B.-AVan- couvcr hmi its lirsl reciprocity mcet- dre.ssed hy Dominion members I tonight. Messrs. C. Kowan, the i member for this city and A. K. Xloiid- Coal On. is regarded in the financial world as being one of the safe stand- ard Klocks. But should such a re- port as Brock's he given publicity, it i.s hmiml to hurt the standing of the stocks, and especially, says Mr, iUuelliM-, in the Paris markets where a large part of them are held. ORDER SQUATTERS TO MOVE OUT Second Notice Has Been Sent Out by City Officials fn order to clear off all the squat- tera from n. }.-property just weBt of the civic authorities have sent out letters asking these people to move inside of two weeks, that is, before -Monday, July, nth. It has been felt" for some, time by the city a.iul especially .by the fire de- partment, that the presence of squat- ter's in 'the coulee is a menace lo th'e safety of tb city business hoiises. and that tliey removed. They were given notice, of the city's in- tention in this regard some time ago but as no attention was pirn] lo this first notice, the city has sent out these second notices and drastic measures will -be if need be. to see that they are carried into ef- fect. There are at present plenty of small houses in the city which are without tenants, and which can be rented at, n low figure, so that Ihe authorities feel that they will be im- posing no hardship'on any of tliese people in requesting them to move. CSpecinl to the iMnchcr Creek, .lulv Beaver. 1 MlulLr -LL I "The strikers were there about a Creek Lumber Co. yards at j Ulousam] said Rolston in City and I'inchor Creek have been' purchased by the Siaccy Lumber Co. 0. F. Vallance is manager al Pinch- er Creek and O. Weidenhammc at j'incher City. W. Anderson, district in flic best producing mines. Ideals mentioned. n-ill tint: lin .1 h-.irfldhin trt '_______: purpose of discouraging1 tlie men at work on the grounds. Me continued, "I found' that our "guests" had been throwing around tools material and were busily eiisage-.! in destroying as far as possible all loose material." 'It Avill no I; be a hardship In raise j the'money; We have raised the Homcsiake men, and no one j ,has siiftarcd by it.- We -should, have hciMi assessing our'members. long ago and laying aside a fund for develop- in ,ir mines. "We do iwi intend to start any co- operative store's or mercantile estab- lishments any more than we, do to start iron, steel, or other mines whore the trust would pet us, We do not know anything about tlie mercantile business. We are miners nnil dn understand mining and smelt- ing. Our men in Montana do the work for -lohn II. Kynn aiid others JLho own the snrcUers. They run the for him. Why can'I they run them for themselves. Other labor with big hank accounts would.want to he in, once they saw .how successful we worn." TWO MINERS KILLED AT BELLEVUE MINE American lines. told of returns country and shilling the carrying business to CJoodcve reciprocity would bring to the trusts of the United Stales, contending that, while: the important trade of Canada, with that; country across the country would increase, the Dominion would not export, any more across the line than at present. lion. Win. Tcmplc- inan ami Dr. Clark, M.p., Red Deer, Alta., spoke on the same subject to- night at Xew Westminster to ;i larjie audience, .slronsly supporting ilic proposed treaty. They will address .a meeting here'tomorrow night. niairn.ore, -Inly scrious.-acci-1 Ihrir bodies were forthwith taken to1 dent occurred at Bcilevtic on j '-1'c limisr. T. Rawson, was. up to.the time ot' sirikfi, i, al the IHair-l ilcnth of Thomas Uinvson nnd Joseph I ]H, I ill 1'asqiialo. jit Ucllcvur on Monday last aiitl j Tlie sad affair happrned at N o'clock; did noi work at all on Tuesday. ..I.jLJl 'when tim two were on i di I'asqunh- is an Italian and 500 DEATHS FROM HEAT New York, July loss of more than 500 livei is to be credited to the great heat wave of July 1 to July 5, 1911. way lo ,n tlir 1 lie riVLvl from lie kaiir about- two weeks GRAIN CO. SUSPENDS Calgarr, July Sovereign Grain Com puny of Calgary, has sus- pended of the slackness the grain mnrket. "There is noth- ing (jolng, We have failed and I iti going lo our head office to BOO" bow matters Bald Frank Schmidt, uie local man- ager. i accident can.sril hy a car llin same length of ihiK the (rack at li-l chulc, at No. 'seam, striking Ilic props and several Ions o( coal to Pome down, i III I DM lUCI fOMP FOB complptcly huryinp; Ilic foremost cat lYAIVIil iTtLLwIHIj TvA nnd crushing its occiiiinnts. Those were .In the oilier cars linitoilifilrly rushed lo Iho nssislance j of (heir fellow workmen who hnried in Ihe debris, ami in a short lime succeeded in removing them from Ilieir inearce.i.ition. Tvyu taken out alive, but life was KING AND QUEEN were j Dnlilln, July cily is filling very 1 with provincial visitors loday lo wel- come the Kluji JUKI Qiifie.u who make (heir stuto entry on Saturday, and everythiim indicates that they illi Kawson and. I'asijimlc and celvo f and warm welcome. RED DEER MAN'S RELATIVES HONORED Red Deer, July .Mellon has received word of- the honors tended to members.of bis family. His brother John Paget Mellor, who King's Proctor and Director of Public Prosecutions-in Canada, has been knighted and made K. C. B. and his uncle, James Mellor, .0., King's Coroner and Senior Master of the London ,June Gren- fell, well known in Western Canada, gaye a garden yes- terday at Rochampton, his fine place where the Canadian Boy Scouts have been encamped. The Duke and Duchess of Connaught accompanied by Prlncesu Patrl-. cia ot Connaught, attended and the Duke Inspected the Canadian Boy Scouts and presented cer- tificates of merit to the two pa- trol members from Red Deer, Al- berta who ran down the alleged murderer. Alio attending were Lord Roberts, Major General Hamilton and Major General Ba- den Powell. BOARD HASN'T MADE AWARD Proposition of Last Week by Chairman Gordon Not Board's Decision The proposition made to the min- ers and operators last week 'by Chair- man Gordon of the Conciliation Hoard is mistakenly, conildvre'd by many people as the Board's award. It was merely a suggestion with, the purpose in view of carrying out.the conciliation iaea of the Act. -It.' this proposition that, the parties to the dispute and the award of the Board has not .been .announced. It is not correct-to itate that the Board's .award ban re fused. ANOTHER VICTIM OF, SOO WRECK DuLuth. Minn., July' fourth victim of the Soo wreck near Super- ior yesterday; died this morning.- He was Paul Mattis.-'brakenian of 'Abbotts ford. The man who .was'killed but not identified yesterday .was John Sted. of Ashland. brake men. He was in the caboose ot_ the special and his head was .torn off In the smash up. TEAMSTER LIKELY FATALLY HURT (Special to'the fuiflii r luh tnmstei nmt'l Patuson emploved in hauling lumliLr foi tlie koolcmv i Uberti ailroad. i.s an inmnle ot the Me.mor- il ImspiUl hcie tin result of a four-horse tandem team running away wiih liim. lie was tlu'otvn'.uijdiir the win Is Hid his injmics aio a broken ,1 and kg besnlci other fncl ill on the In I iirie III: condition is con.Hiderad critical lo the extent, that little hope is.felt.for his Law Courts, has also been knighted. I ultimate recovery MEN FROM COAST TO HARVEST OUR CROP Winnipeg, Man., July Can- adian Pacific Hallway is rousing to a sense of its responsibility in barvcsf- received lo dale show that the latior situation is no! etieouiaging. Instead of lining able lo spare men employers to meet ing wliat at the present lime nrcmi- say Ihcv have not enough to meet iscs to In: the two hundred million I their nominal It is and over bushel crop of the Canadian j probable, tliungli, that an altogether prairie west. I! was slnlril this'novel experiment, will be made of morning at the company's unices that bringing from seven to ten thousand SCHOONERS COLLIDE AT PIGBY, N. S. Diijby, X. S., July collision- occurred this morning in a dense foK j al tlie entrance of IJigby Cut when j the schooner Involution collided with j the auxiliary schooner Cora Gertie, carrying away the iRltor's nmin mast, main boom, pllto house and cutting the schooner down to the wnter's edge.- Capt. Crocker's son, Karl was thrown overboard but was rescued by the Corn Gertie's own boat. The Involution la slightly tlAinagcd. The steamer Morion is ashore at Parrs. Ijoro, ;i numlifl of enquiries bad brcn tele- graphed lo large employers of labor iall over eastern Canada, asking whe- ther they could spare men. Answers MACHINISTS MAY GO OUT ON STRIKE Winnipeg, July ban aaain broken out between the C. P, R. and the company's machinists mid as KeiiernI walkout between the Great men from Unlisti Columbia points, naiirely Vancouver. It has been point cd out to .Sir Win. Whyte that- owing lo exceptional labor conditions pre- vailing in Vancouver a largo mini tier of men arc out work.; The Cana- dian Pacific has hfren asked lo grant the same cheap harvest fares from the coast as arc oRercd from eastern Canada points. No doubt Ihat these will he'Conceded and that the prairie west in its hour of need will thus Ret help from I lift Pacific Kiit-os will he extruded to .Seattle anil OVER EIGHTY WANTED THE JOB As Janitor of the New Fleetwood School Trustees Protest Against the Action of the- Department cf Education The School Board.held a short reg- ular monthly meeting la it with Chairman Fleetwood.- (MeMHt, Galbralth, Stewart and Wallace pre- sent. Resignations were read from Batt and Miss Fair, and alto from ..Mr. .May, of the High School staff. These were a.1! accepted with anil the secretary instructed to adver- tise for applicant! for the vacancies. Dr. Stewart a. report from the physical committee, and a motion was passed ashing the.secre- tary to advertise for a for the( position of physical and cadet in- structor at an initial salary of per month. After wading through 87 applica- tions for the position of janitor forIiss.Waterman, Hard} Miss Corcorcan and 'Miss Mc- 1-iftiin. of New Brunswick. The Hurdle ville school proposi- lion is proving to be sf ?ery ques- tion with the School Board; Jnut when they thought they 'had the mat- ter all straightened put, the Deputy Minister of Education wrote .that they were extending the botmdartofT of the Lethbritlge School District, ami the plane of the Board- school at Hanlierillfl -have at nought. The secretary in- structed to send a night lettergram to the Minister of Education protest? ing against what the Board'termed, the unwarrantable .action of his dep- uties. To (late the Pease Walden Co. have neglected to fulfil their pronj- iae to change the boilers in the Kin- dergarten School, The secretary was instructed to write H. M. and W." A. Whiddington, architects, asking why this work had not been done The sites and building committee, having decided that the old High School building will have ser- vice for dt another year, will aslc the Hoard's building Inspector to prepare estimates for the cost of whatever repairs be needed to put the building In decent shape be- fore school re-opens. r Three sets of plans have been sub- mitted for the manual training build- ing to be erected. The three archi- tects will be asked tp make a more detailed statement of the coat and the plans will he reconsidered at a spec- ial meeting of the Hoard to be held at an early date. Lakes and the Pacific coast seems in-jail points in. that reached cvitable, ii-lall points in. that trrnlc tby. the .Canadian Pacific. LEAVE FOR IRELAND London, July George Midi Queen -Mary witb the Prince of es and Princess Alary departed ilay for Ireland where they will land tomorrow. The party will I to Wales on Wednesday, ;