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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Vol. IV. Al.ta.. Friday, June Number 145. POPULATION KNOWN BY OCT.1 Census Figures Are Like- ly to be Ready at T" that lime Counting Machines Will be Used to Total up the Figures-Double Population BIG LABOR WAR SEEMS INEVITABLE AT VANCOUVER Vancourcr, .June 1. The Trades and Labor Council at a regular meet- ing tonight with an attendance of one hundred representatives of fifty-two trade unions, stood by their attitude of last week's special meeting. This is to declare a general strike on Mon- day unless the Builders' Association submit to an arbitration of present differences. By resolution the strike was left in the hands of the executive commit- tee with full power to act. A fea- ture of the meeting was the distribu- tion of hand bills, calling upon all unorganized wage workers of Van- couver to cease work on Monday as against the declaration of and annihilation of organ- labor by the Master Builders' Ottawa. -June initial Association backed by the Federated Employees' Association of the Paci- fic Coast. "Organized labor must a protest war upon, census-taking began today, will take three years to complete. The tabulat- ing and analyzing' of the population figures of the extensive information asked for in regard to trade, indus- try, etc., will keep the census bureau busy for that length of time. The total population will not be 'definite- ly known until October, though an approximate figure may be given a month or so earlier. turcrs' Association and fight to the finish for its let every working man do his duty." Another hand bill is headed "Beware of what you and contained the list of city bakeries which were declared to be unfair to organized labor and ap- peals to all citizens to "ask lor un- ion made bread." MAY APPOINT NEW CITY ENGINEER AT "XT NEXT MEETING The tenders for ihe different public I work they arc now undertaking is Laurier's Views on the Declaration of London Press Comment works to be undertaken by the city this summer were opened yesterday afternoon' by the secretary-treasurer, and the staff is now busy preparing reports on the different tenders sub- mitted which will be considered at Premier Fisher of Austral- ia, Holds Different View London, June of trade the attention of the Imperial accept the challenge oi the Manufac- 'operation in Winnipeg THIS WILL BE A THRILLING SIGHT Returns will'begin to come in from! ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY cities in About a fortnight's time, but enumerators have three weeks' time allowed to collect their work I and commissioners are allowed j another month in which to forward! returns to Ottawa. The work of tab-1 ulation and compilation will be done j at the census bureau here by a spec- j ially devised'tabulating and compil- i ing machines similar to those used j in Washington for the census of last j year.'Charles W. Spicer, an official of the American Census Bureau who bcs been temporarily borrowed by the Canadian bureau is now in Toronto, superintendin-; the manufacture of ai number of machines to be use-i in j tabulating the schedules turned in by! enumerators. Reports from census bureau "officials'who have been review ing reports as to the prospective work required for the commissioners in the various parts of the Do-ninion indicate that the population in many districts has been .considerably larger than was estimated. The final figures will probably show a population in- crease of about fifty per cent, during the decade. West of the Great Lakes it is estimated there are now about COR- London, June Ad- miralty has issued an official chart of the coronation re- view of the fleet at Spithead on June 24. Within the posi- tions covering eight square miles will be gathered 170 British warships, from Dread- noughts to submarines, eigh- teen foreign warships and about sixrlr ocean, liners and yachts. v FORT WILLIAM ADOPTS VERY GOOD SCHEME Fort William, June associa- tion was formed in this city to ad- vance means through the use of which worthy working men will be enabled to 'bring families to Fort William, repaying the loan in small monthly payments. By means of the fund that will be provided these men will be enabled to bring out. families in this way. helping the growth of the j city, as well as themselves. The move- ment is in active and very successful j Conference yesterday. Premier Fish- er .moved a resolution regretting that the dominions had not been consulted prior to the acceptance of the terms of the Declaration of London by tbe British government, and r.hat it was not desirable that Great Britain should adopt the provisions of Article relating to foodstuffs in view of the fact that a large part of the trade of the Empire was in those articles; al- so that it was not desirable that Great Britain should adopt the pro- visions of the article permitting the destruction of neutral vessels. Premier Fisher argued that as the colonies with Great Britain made a family of nations it was uot desirable that the mother country should enter into arrangements which affected all of such a nature that a good engineer with tin- necessary experience was absolutely necessary. Regarding the matter of holding the tenders until such time as the new engineer hud time to check over plans and speeiiieaihms for the ICE CHIEF 1ED DEER Si the next regular sitting oi the coun-jwork, he said tiiat this would have L'jl on Tuesday. j to done in some instances such as Asked as to what the council in- j struct paving, sin-el railway and tended doins: by way of appointing a j storm sewers. contracts for such new city engineer -the Mayor stated work as sidewalks and other stand- thai the question of selecting one bad ard works with which all the council vet been decided any further than was familiar, could be let at once, j that the Board which hud been an-j arid this would be done at the next meeting of ihe council. The mayor to get the sidewalk contracts placed at once so that work can be sinned immediately OH the Gait Park. Once the walks are laid there Came Upon Masked Man Robbing Two Citizens of Town Kelly Suspected pointed to look over the applications would submit their report shortly! hope and a man would likely be appointed on Tuesday. lie says that they arc going 10 have the best possible man for the no.sition as a competent man sonicthina: can he done toward seed- AH fiLL Bath-Tub Murder Mys Identifies the Body of Victim N.Y., -June New York, A. Schreib, 1 would save his salary twice over the cilv everv. and'that to I inc it and i the appearance. otherwise improving its LOCK CARDS'! bpencer Stoddart Build One-Temper- ance and Moral Reform to WAS A FRIEND OF JOE CHAMBERLAIN CULTURED ENGLISHMAN, ONCE WEALTHY, SUICIDES AT HAMILTON (Special to the Herald) Cardston, June the quarterly conference of the Alberta Stakf there ic only suspect arrested without informing and if need -be. con- in the bath tub murder case, comiu-: suiting the, other pans of the em.iire. Sir Fdwprd Grev in reolv qaid tbat i were audiences and representa- ued his fight tor freedom today. 1 he Ld, at sticks to the story that ne had Oiton, Lresholm and all the nearby j settlements, i Strong discourses were a million and a half more people than m i o A i a 1 r n should show an increase of a over a million and a quarter. PI AfFS AND DATFS I iinbLu VniLu i knows nothing about how his wife's i body came to be in the tub at the j flat they had formerly occupied. The 1 j body was in a state of decomposi- tion, which indicated death occurred four months ago. Three times freed cisions of the prize court of belliger- ents were never satisfactory. One re- Hamilton, June A. Ellis, a cultured Englishman, once wealthy and early an associate of Joseph Chamber- lain, was found dead today in Harvey Parlc, having commit- ted suicide by poison. He was a skilled chemist.. He lost his money in speculation and some time ago was stricken with paralysis. sult of the concession would be that if Britain had any difficulty in clear- ins: "the-- Atlantic' of the'eaemy's-'fleet. l it would be possible for goods J.Q be and four times consigned to a neutral oort and all EXAMINATIONS arrested, Schreib, through his attor-; that would be necessary would-be to seeking to reach the Supreme protect the passage of the goods rt. todav with another writ of i across the English Channel to a Brit- habeas corpus. Now he is held on a definite charge of-urn degree murder, ish port. He said that it would have been 'difficult to have consulted the delivered by tbe visitors. Apostles Hyrum M. Smith and A. W-. Ivjns. Tlie good re- cord of the Alberta Stake, standing 75 first 'alphabetically in the list of Stakes aud also first in many other respects was alluded to by Apostle Smith in very kindly terms, and-he! paid a wall deserved tribute to Presi- dent E. J. Wood. Having spent some fifteen years in Arrangements are being completed iiei vesterdav when 1 he Departmental Examinations lor lit- i I-T -TI L. t i i I against him Standards and VI. will be held j h T 00 i courr set obliged to grant him tins vear on June 26th. 28th, 0. 'pcatcd applications lor freedom. Since whereas there was no serious charge-'dominions before the next meeting i Mexico, Apostle. Ivins gave the high- to give the Winnipeg Businessmen's the Hague Tribunal when the dec- est commendation to Great Britain j excursion party, one hundred and the re- laration would be ratified. Sir Wilfrid Laurier thought. and her first colony, Canada, while the ;bis allusion to the noble life of Queen i i twenty strong, a fitting welcome when 29th and 30th, at the following cen-; tres Acme, Alix. Rankhead, Blairrnore, Calgary, Camrose, C-armangay Cards UlllQ ton, Carstairs, Castor, Claresholm, Daysland, Didsbury, Edmonton, Fort then, however, evidence has accumu- lated. Coroner O'G-rady, of Spring- field, Mass, has identified the pris- j whole matter should be left with the mother country as it would seriously enrbarass the home government to miner the name LUL urtiijt Tf consult tne dominions. If the coion- SLIGHT CHANGES IN C. P. R- TIME-TABLE According to the latest bulletin of general train changes coming into ef- fect Sunday June 4, the afternoon local trains leaving Lethbridge change time a few minutes. local No. 511, will leave Lethbridge at 15.15, is about fifteen minutes earlier than formerly, while the east-going local, No. 512, will leave at 15.05, ten minutes earlier. The times for the Flyer and the night trains remain the fame as before. No changes, have een made in the time of any of the A. R. and I. trains. The C. P. R. have also made arran- gements for summer tourist and con- vention rates, which are effective from June 1 to September 30. These reduced rates are principally for coast points, and it is now possible to make.the round trip to Vancouver or Seattle for ffh -Allerton Sherman married Saskatchewan, Glcichen, Granum, High River, 1'olden, Innisfail, a- combe, Lamont, Leduc, Lethbridge, Maeieori, Magrath, Medicine Hat, Morinvjlle, Mound -Lake S. D., Nan- toe, Okotoks, Olds, Pincher Creek, Ponoka, Provost, Raymond, Red Deer, Sedgewick, Stettler, Strath- liis clattgh The coroner's physician says he has satisfied himself that the dead wq- ies, insisted on being consulted it that i-nGy be drawn t i the bath tub vicum.j inw tiie wars of ths emplre in a way th'at could be avoided. Canada had got .the right to negotiate her own man was Mrs. Schreib, or'Mrs. Slier- trade treaties and the same power man, regardless of her husband's .ad- i should be left with Great Britain, mission of her identity. He has not i_ i vi tt- i u vi v. t-j. n -i i the destruction 01 the bodv. cona, Stratlimore, Plain, L CLAIMS TO BE FROM LETHBRIDGE A despatch to the Great Falls Tri- bune from Shelby says: Last week A. C. Bird came down from Leth- passed sever? 1 bad checks around town. He posed as a repre- sentative for a big cattle concern in Canada, and engaged a number of to go and work with the outfit for a month. He gave checks of 310 and ?15 to some of the men to bind the bargain, then left the follow- ing morning for Butte. Thore he ad- vertised for 100 head of beef cattle. A telegram came saying he was held forgery of some checks passed on Hotel Tony of this place. On Tuesday morning Deputy Sheriff Carl Evans went after the young man and return- ed on Wednesday afternoon. Wben ihis city. During the past years there has been but one month in which a greater rainfall was re- arraigned be pleaded guilty and and that was ,-June. taken to Choteau yesterday, there to j when inches fell. -Tune 8.waJt trial. He is about 21 years of j tailed fi.2! inches, being t-he er, Tofield, Ycgroville, Wainwright, Wetaskiwin, Yermilion. The examinations in these two standards will he conducted at the same centres during the same days and under the same presiding exam- iners. The department will supply the required paper and ink, but candi- dates are advised to provide them- selves with rulers, compasses, pen- holders, etc. Copies of the time-table will be mailed upon request. The Department should he, advised without delay at which of these cen- tres candidates desire to write. Sir Joseph Ward and Dr. Findlay determined, however, what killed her j also supported the action of the home or whether chemicals were .used for government. Comment of the Press The Morning Post says Premier Victoria, as sovereign and no less as; arrive in the city on Monday mother to a goodly family of worthy j morning. Every member of the Board children, brought.tears to the eyes of j of Trade is requested to be at the many of his hearers. The Angk-Saxon race as the lead- ers of the in the matter of re- station at nine o'clock Monday morn- ing to meet the visitors whose train ligious liberty so far as the past was wil1 arrive at seven o'clock. Each concerned, and as the great peace- makers of the future, was also dwelt upon. The conference was in ail ways a CONVICT MENACES A GOVERNOR Sault Ste. Marie. Mich.. June The residence of Governor Osborne was invaded on Monday night by J. Athers, a paroled convict, who threat- ened the governor with violence in- case he was not granted an absolute pardon! The story was made public today by the arrest Athers. He became so insistent and so impertin- ent that. it was necessary for the gov- ernor to use force in getting rid of him. THIRTEEN INJURED IN A TRAIN WRECK Fort Scott, Kansas. June teen 'persons were injured, one ser- iously, when north bound passenger train No. 106 known as tbe South- western Limited of the St. Louis and San Francisco Railway, was wrecked near La Cyge. Kansas, today. successful and enjoyable one. Big New Building The bids were opened this .week for one of the largest business blocks i ever built in Cardston. Laurier favors the Declaration of Lon- j Messrs_ Spencer and Stoddard are tfon as a steu in tbe direction of abol- j SQOIl T0 erect a blcci. S0uth of rheir ishing navies by ihe substitute of ar- j present brjck and including the corner. There will be 75 feet facing the south street and a total of 115 feet facing on Daines or Main street. Tbe contract goes to H. D. Folsom for about There were three bitration and does net seem to realize that ail-v case the International prize court which caught bis fancy j only comes into operation after acts of war are over and not before war is declared. The Standard that difficult as it may be to recede from their unfor- tunate position, it is the duty of the government to withdraw the declnra- member of the board should consider himself a part of the entertainment committee to assist in making the Winnipeg visitors feel at home. Thirty Or more autos will be secured .today land tomorrow to take the visitors'to j Number fl. tbe experimental farm, and [other points of interest, in and around the city. The train leaves again for i the west at 1.30. Those wishing to i take the auto trip should notify the secretary of the board. Tbe Imperial Home R-e-union Asso- i ciatiou committee which is accom- panying the businessmen from Winni- peg mer -by the local committee chosen Still Alive-Posses Out Looking for the Thug (Special to the Herald) Red Deer, June the result of. a revolver shot in the intestines, fired by a masked man about 11.40 last evening, George Bell, the chief of police of the town is lying at death's door in the Memorial hospital with small chances of recovery. It seems that about 11.30 K. G. ro, a tailor, and George Grant, a .paint- er, were walking along Third street when they were held up'at the point revolver by a masked man. who made them hand over .their money. Just at that moment the chief stepped from his home and. walked towards the- men, but up'on the man seeing who he was he fired two shots at Bell, one shot taking effect. As the chief had no gtiri, nothing could be done to stop the murderer, who made off towards the heavy timber along the south. Upon, the arrival of the night men "and' a number of special men, a search -was. made but without success. The town is in arms over this cold- blooded act armed men were started out in all directions .at.dav- break and every .effort, be made to briag the murderer to justi 'e The police made an arrest jujt- be- fore the .shooting of two tonga ing men whom they believe are viz >r- iated with the hold-up man and the? will be held for a tiaie awaiting' de velopments. The man who did the shooting been identified as a "tough named Kelly who has been working at a, livery stable here for some time, and his reputation has been none too good. The police have a witness who sayi he saw Kelly making a mask in his tent yesterday while passing. The police all his clothes and a pho- tograph of him to work on, and they, kept waVh over his tent all night but he did not return. Mounted posses left here this morn- ing in autos and in all dlrectixjns and the chances are fair for his Late this morning George Bell was still alive but very -weak. _ other by s.'is. Newton. J. C. 'from the Board of Trade- the Sons of Caboon and Mr. Leadbetter. ranging from to SKJ.OOO-in round num- bers. tion at all costs for tins ratification will mostly result in disasters which th? whole of the empire might be- come involved. The London Express says that Pre- mier Laiirier'y argument that, the RAIN RECORD AT WINNIP PROVINCIAL ROAD INSPECTOR DEAD Edmonton. June death took home government should never be fet- place tonighr after two months' by the necessity of consulting ness of John neklers, aged 53. one {the other pans of the empire, is very of the oldest residents of Edmonton dangerous as an imperial principle., district. He came here more than' 20 (and spells disinterogation not federa-j :'here some ien in number. Our J coming, years ago from St. John. N. C., anc! I tion. jwa? road inspector for the provincjsJj------ government for the past five years.v the ciiy. Some of the members of the This will eive the southern parr. of to confer with the visiting j viskinp delegation are G, Robin- j son and R. A. Smith of the Overseas j Club. .Fas. Dawson and H. W.. Meech of the Sons of England and F." W. Downer. Hayr and A, Barnaley of i lie Board of Trade. Details of the meeting of iliese committees will be announced later. John Hooper, who was to have come BADLY BURNED Fort William, June A. Paul was seriously btirued tonight when a spirit lamp which he had filled wood alcohol instead of rnethyl spirits exploded. The-.injuries to his hands and face and how ser- wfll afso be present and" ious k is impossible ret to tell. The fire department was called in but .the flames had been subdued before their arrival by some firemen who had at dinner next door. i England, the Overseas Club and other organizations of like nature in .Alain street, a big pull and lieip busi- ness very much in that locality. Alberta Temperance and Moral Re- form Rev. ?Ir. Fortune, general secretary of the League, held a mooting here on Wednesday evening. The work of the league is to get local opMon in the present license districts, of which j to meel the iocai veterans, is not TO RE-OPEN LORIMER CASE Washington. June U. -S. Senate by a vote of 43 to -0 decided to -re-open the Lorim-er case. PINCHERC1TYH4S WATERWORKS HON. FRED PETERS GOES TO PRINCE RUPERT Prince Hapert. .May Peters, K.C.. formerly of Victoria. arrived in tbe city and. is about to Winnipeg, .June other rec-! an office for the practice of ord was hunt up during Mav in bpre- Mr Felers mier of Prsnce Mwarn Tsiand and nipeg, for the rain fall during the ftas haf] a vfiry caroer month amounted to fi-32 inches, mak-Jas a solicitor. r'e lias taken an office ing the wettest May on Record in j in the> .Exchange block and in addition practice will act as city solicitor. A. [highest month on previous records. I Kegina. .ft. _ i TO BE BiSHOP OF REGIISiA UK'I, j Regina. June Father Sin- to-j not. secretary of the papal delegate at second i Ottawa, will be appointed bishop of Calgary. June Gor- don -N'si! of St. John will locate in Calgary. This decision lias been reached af- ter studying the conditions in several western cities. The plant will have a capacity of f'O.orio kogp of nails per an- num and will employ one hun- dred men. Local capita) has interested to provide working capital whiIR the company will provide the pjanr. first great move is to get the present law amended ?o as to enforce local option a maiqrity vote insifncl of i the tiirefe-fifths now required. This is a handicap that is unfair under Brit- "ruio wljifh is mujcriiy local option campaigns arc TO be iironaht on this fall in the north of thp province. Locjil oflicers weiv elected as fol- lows: M. A. Coombg, Rr-v. A. vlce-prc-siclem: S. secretary. com- mittee, D. S. Beach. E. J. Wood, S.M. C. F. Marsden Sr., A. B. Cure, H. B. Brown. TO ill jriia, .lime occurred in i on Tiscapa yesterday noon, resulted in the killing or wounding of soldii-i's. It was officially stated WILFRID TO GO TO SWITZERLAND i Ottawa, May is liridorftood itbot afrer the Coronation Sir Wilfrid j Laurier will go to Switzerland for a, week in the may nor re- jtfKiay that, the blowing up of tin: was due to n political plot. Many Liberal supporters of ex-I'rosi- Kstrado have been placed under 'i roops iuv aiui piihlic buildings, and 01' cavalrv are pa troll inc the I turn tn Oif.iwn until a few days after struts. The capita! is practically in i the House resumes on July IS. la state of siege. Pincher City, .June munici- pally owned gravity waterworks sys- is completed, no more falling off ihe water cart in Pincher City, for waiter supply. The old water cart sys fern has been exchanged for an up-to- date municipal owned high pressure gravity system, and no regrets are expressed by tbe citizens of Pincher City at the clifvnge in systems. To- morrow the water will he turned in- to the pipes and we can obtain wat- er in a difuiitifd and cititied manner bv turn ins; die taps. This wf will need than oil..- bank In handle the money winch v ili he from tiu1 of the crop in .'iipht (his district. There is an enormous acreage in i'All whrat and the prospects for a record-breaking crotj couid not be better. ;