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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. POSITION OF STRIKE Both Sides Satisfied- Grand Trunk Stocks Drop Montreal, July this evening are that the Grand Trunk is gradually succeeding in its efforts to resume its regular traffic. Both in Montreal and all over the line re- ports indicated that the through trains were running without iater- ruption and that the local trains were in good condition. A further sign that the company is able -to handle its business was given by the fact that suburban passenger business was resumed this afternoon. Further trains also will be put on to-day. With regard to freight traffic the con- ditions were naturally not so good, but several 'freight trains were sent out to-day and it is stated that more j will be put on to-day, while within a few days it anticipated that the freight service will be got into some- thing like normal conditions. On the other hand it is stated by Mr. Murdoek who is at the head of the strike movement that everything is going well with the strikers and that their fight is going even better than they had anticipated. They, however, admit that it .would be im- Lethbrldge, Alberta. Thursday, July MORPHINE IN THE FLASK Number 186. accused several days ago of administering drugged whiskey with intent to -kill, to the Carmangay farmer, Hadford, .on the train was given another remand 'terday afternotja, when he appeared before Inspector West, J. P., at the Barracks. 'Since the last appearance of the accused, Chief of Police Gil- lespie, in co-operation with Dr. De- Veber of this city, ihas had the -flask of Ttfhiskey found on Moore, rested, sent to the government anal- yst, Dr. Revell, of 'Edmonton. Com- munication from Dr. Revell has been received to the effect that the con- tents of the -flask -contained large auantities of morphine. At the re- quest of Chief Gillespie, prosecutor or the Crown, the preliminary hear- ing was further remanded till July 7ith. possible to tie up so extensive a sys- tem as the "Grand Trunk. It was to- day practically settled that the loco- motive engineers and firemen would take no part in the present strike. SUPPRESS LAWLESSNESS Montreal, July feature of the strike is based on the early out- break of lawlessness both in the United t States and Canada. The main scene of the outbreaks was at Island Pond, Vt., where such serious trouble was experienced that Governor Prou- ley and his adjutant-general went there yesterday to take control of the situation. Disturbances also have taken place at Richmond and Sher- brooke in this province, and a force of special officers left yesterday under Chief Provincial Detective Officer Caskill to take care of this. It is stated by Grand Trunk offic- j ials that" the governments on both sides of the line have early appreci- ated the gravity of the situation and are taking every possible precaution to preserve order. A number of ar- rests have already been made wher- ever trouble has arisen and prompt PRESIDENT OF SEEN AGAIN Has Nothing To Say- Pleads for Silence Till the Report Winnipeg, July R. Clarke, PROSPERITY IS SHOWN IN TRADE Trade Returns for the Quarter Show Big Increase Ottawa, July prosperity is indicated .in the trade figures in ,the Trade of Canada for June. The total trade in the month. shows an increase of eleven million dollars in comparison -with the cor- responding month of last year. For the first quarter of the fiscal year the aggregate trade was compared with 791 in 'the same period last year. It amounted to as against in June of 1909: The total imports. during June were on which duties amounted to Tttn? imports for the quarter of the year were as against in the first three months of the last fiscal year. Merchandise entered for consump- tKm in June aggregated the wordsakinU obHgatorfor the king to be a member of the state church.. It is still however, if the-cabinet sits tight they will OATH IS AN ISSUE Members Harassed by Many Sectarian Petitions London, ;July is becoming ncreasingly evident that the govern- ment is'Wise not to post- >one the final stages of the accession, declaration bill to the autumn ses- ion. Many -M.P.'s who discussed he measure have already had their eelings so worked upon by sectarian eputations and petitions that they re in a condition to be easily "stam- eded." of the Scottish iberals are in' a highly agitated coa- lition. Unionist members have also been isibly shaken, in" the support which nost of them were inclined to give, 15 -non-conformist members to-day icided not to support the. second eading unless the terms of the dec- aration was. altered. They object UNITING THE RACES OF CANADA Tribute is Paid to Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Work Yorkton, Sask., July Wil- frid Laurier visited tjhe wheat fields of Torbton this morning. He had to confess .foe had seen nothing bet- BUILDINGS AT OITAWA UNSAFE MR.BUCHANAN INTENDS through the the somewhat elusive president of the A. G-. W. Railway company, is iere, and was interviewed at the Royal Alexandra. Asked, "Why did your company fail to pay the inter- of seven millions while domestic merchandise imported to- talled up an increase of three, millions. Exports for the quar- ter were: Domestic, for- jeign, as compared with and for domes- tic' and foreign exports respectively in corresponding period. Bank Deposits The monthly bank statement is- sued today shows the following de- posits, payable on demand, 539; savings bank deposits, 432.054; call loans-.in Can- ada, call and short loans ter during, his tour 'West. To a mixed crowd this afternoon of English, Galicians, Germans and Jews, the Premier, declared, "I come from the 'Eastern -provinces where the British element is strongest and su- preme, but here you have more cos- mopolitan people and I am glad' to see the British are -willing to share whatever they have, with-their fel- lows. We recognize that we all are Canadians and that we should join together to -build-up our nation.. I assure you that when I go -back to-Quebec my bosom and my heart will rfc will cost probably something million dollars. last night a committee including Hon. -Senator DeVeber, Hon. W. A.- Buchanan, W.' G. P., S. J. Shepherd, President oft' the. Liberal and. A. V. Gib- bons, -the -'secretary' >was appointed .to- outline the arrangements "and point others to .-act; ion ;the committees. -These .will- report' .later to another general One of the important -'items, ness was ,the election. the ensuing year; The; f elected .Hon. sr-.Wil- frid Laurier, Hon. Hon. A. L. Sif ton, De-' Veber, Hon. W. -A.' Simmons, ex.M.P.P. S. J. Shepherd. First Vice Dr. 'W. S; brargh. Second Vice J." W.' Baden. A. V. A; Tiiley.--'. .Executive R. V. .Gibbons, aghen, A. .Wilson, .O-rlX- Austin and Fred A resolution was unanimously .and1' heartily passed to, extend L. Sifton and expression by, the: Leth bridge City Liberal Association. their confidence in ;him as 'premier 'Jof- the province, and. "pledging to -him their support capacity. Speaking .to the resolution Mr.- Buchanan took his first opportunity of speaking to his supporters, and of. his course during the recent -.session of the legislature. He said' that. he had been loath to leave the .govern-; ment. He recognized at once A. G. W. deal was indefensible from business standpoint, but the issue was mixed up with. so many political jealousies 'and ambitions :bfi the part of some of the JLiberal-'mm- bers that it was necessary to be care- ul. He had' acted .according ,to 7his best knowledge and judgment in the, matter and believed he had done Mr. Buchanan then went on to. peak of the new premier, A, and paid a high -tribute to is worth. Under Mr.. Sifton the af-. airs of the government would --tie veil. managed and it was the duty-Jaf 11 Liberals to support him and give wo 600 yards. passenger service this fall between Strathcona, over was predicted by Icials at Calgary, debentures amounting to re purchased by the Can- y, Ltd., London, for rs will probably be organized in j parties of ten or twelve, with teams I j to sub-contract, as much oi the work as each party can handle. The chief The Tyros class was won by H. McGill, of Calgary, and F. H. PARDON FOR THE MAN WHO DROVE THE WAGON Ottawa, July Justice De- partment fhas granted the release from the Kingston penitentiary of P. Wiiytler. the man who drove the ex- press wagon in ihe case of the big 4.000 robbery from the Canadian Ex- press office at (Niagara Falls in December last. He was sentenced to three years. Jr. was thought -he was j less guilty than the others who es- caped. Wright, of Medicine Hat, each with obstacle at the present time is a scarcity of wheeled scrapers in the! JUDGE FORMALLY HAD EXECUTION POSTPONED Edmonton, July Scott Came all the Way From Quebec Alone-He Is dor control at midnight. Fortunately one farmstead only on the outskirts of RJduut, north of Kenora, and one house on the south side, were destroy, eel by the flames. Many residents, however, alarmed, had packed their and prepared for a hasty night Men are on watch tonight. The town, is full of smoke, b.nc it is believed the FIorence> aged 11, arrived in him a chance: In conclusion, Mr. Buchanan f his intention to retire at the end of his term as a member- of the leg-' islature. Not only had he had all the politics he wanted, but his defective hearing and the demands of ate business made -it difficult for him to stay in politics. Dr. Galbraith said that the liber- als are to be congratulated on having a member who" was not to be stam- peded, but who took, his time in siz- ing up a situation before committing himself. He believed that every Lib- eral endorsed the action -taken b-y Mr. Buchanan.- .Johnnie Eckiord, aged 5 and his town is safe if the wind keeps down. The men have been fighting the flames continuously for thirty-six hours, Short's mill suspending opera- tions in order to reinforce the fighting line with hands. Coleman Surrounded by Smoke A. Rafton Canning, of the British Colonial Photograph Co.. returned this morning from Coleman where he .went ro take some photos of the mines for the city yesterday afternoon, having come all the way from Quebec City alone to find their father, Peter Wil- liam Eckf the Internationa] Coal Coke Co. Hetnce went to look after him. four children province, either new or second hand, (today went'io For: Saskatchewan ac- DANGER AT RAINY RIVER icompanied.by Sheriff Robertson and i there postponed the execution of Rainy River, July is with- j Oscar-King, convicted of the murder in half a mile of the town which Jos. Hindahl. from July 21st to in the greatest peril, August 2." ANOTHER BANK It is reported thai the Northern Crown Bajik will occupy the premises of C. W. Gray, Round street, in which he at, present putting- on a sale. formerly a street car i conductor, of Manchester, England. The father and six children came from England last May. Little Johnny was taken sick at Quebec and went to .the hospital, and Flor- The men being sent out in teams in differ- ifor Lethbridge. That was on May 16th. They have not been seen since and the efforts of the police have so far failed to locate him in the city. The TWO children were four days j coming from Quebec and arriving at the depot here, saw tht red coat of Sergt. Humby of the Mounted Police, CROP PROSPECTS LOOKING BETTER ent directions to fight the flames, and 'the fire department practicing rime. all the. GAVE LIQUOR TO AN INTERDICTED MAN At Taber yesterday C. E. Sharman. n farmer was found guilty by Justice to whom they went up and of the Peace Layton, of supplying- li- rheir case. Sergt. Humby cjuor to an interdict named License Inspector Ximmons prose- ias cuted and -the accused was remanded for sentence. stat-ed turned them over to the city police and night They spent at the home of some members Army. .of the Salvation Winnipeg, July reports to- day there is a distinct tendency -to pur- a better front on crop prospects in many districts. Sir Wilfrid Laur- ier had an agreeable surprise, at-York ton, Sask., yesterday when he found a good average crop. Now men who have just been over the Soo line and. Arcola branches of Southern Sas- katchewan say that grain is standing the drought, much better than was in- dicated by earlier reports. With light moisture from now on the 'average will not be so-bad after all in these districts. North oi Brandon, while many crops are light, there are some, Tine crops in the wooded country, where moisture has been retained. This Brandon, report says that the business community and farmers gen- erally are by no means depressed, for has gone so large- ly into mixed farming that they have more Than the single siring or oats to their bow. ;