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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta IV Alta.. Saturday. June 3. Number 146 Remarkable Evidence c Popular Sentiment for Reciprocity CHILE PLANS A BIG NAVY Washington, June Chilean government has aw- arded to the Electric Boat Company of Xew York a con- tract for building two sub- marine boats costing in the aggregate uboMi. ?l is stated at .he state depart- ment t'1'8 order will be followed by others as plans a of or boa'.s for coast line defence. i Montreal Man Succeeds Late Mr. Reeve-Mr. Woods Promoted POPE CELEBRATES BIRTHD'AY Probable That Work Will Stafford Village Unani- be Started rrom This End POLL TAKEN ____ j. Ambrose, accountant of the Pope Pins X. was Tfi i .Montreal branch of the Bank of Mont- Amonst- N the wspapers States b Chicago Paper Middle .Tune Tribun lishes this-1, ijiornihp: the results of a pol! of nciv.-spa.rers in twenty-two suites of the central western and ihe sourhwesiern, northwestern and Pa- cific divisions sin the question of ap- proving the reciprocity agreement ne- j gotiated with Canada by President Taft. To more than newspapers, re- rr'.-'scr.tinii every shade of political opinion, the Tribune submitted this qncrV'on. Rome. June o.- iyears old today, having been born on real, has been appointed manager of June 2. Pope celebrated Letil-bridge branch succeeding the i birthday anniversary very .juietly R_ F Reeve_ F G his sisters. He attended mass in the at itavmc i private chapel in the Vatican -H'st Lethbridge .ui. i which he gave audience to a few death, is transferred to the manager- 'priests. Many congratulatory tele-'ship at Indian Head, and is succeeded j grams were received. A band played 'at Haymond by W. H. Jackson, ac- St. Damascus court, yard bin: there i cosintunt at Calgary branch. were no illuminations because it was! -Mr- Ambrose is expected to arrive G. T. P. RUSHING mcms for a Waterworks System j Stafford, Village yesterday voted un- janimously in favor of the bylaw au- Jthoming the village council to issue i debentures for for the pur- Pose of installing a waterworks sys- item. After deductin and acting manager j Qenera] Manager ExDCCtS !Property-owners and QXV since Reeves jwere in arrears of taxes, to Have Line Here seventy-eight, non-resident hers who there were voters Qualified to vote Next v ear 'on the bylaw. Of these sixty-seven voted and not one was opposed. The 'debentures will be issued at once and feared that there might- be clerical demonstration. an E. A. Cunningham returned from jthe work of putting in the water ser- tlle ciry about when the i his eastern trip this morning on the jvice will be proceeded with as soon "Are you in favor of the approval by of thc reciprocity agree- ment with Canada negotiated by Fre- s'd'Mii Taft0" The- numbered of were a definite even if Qualified expression of opinion. Of Taber, June new line of rail- ;way that will run east "from Calgary ito .Medicine Mat along the south side !of the Bow River, and that will serve 'a large territory at present not tra- Iversed by any railway, is now being Uocated by the Canadian Pacific rail- were in favor of the agree jway. against, it, nearly a j Jn charge of j. R. Pager, of the en- over Sunday, guests at the Palace. From him it was learned that tbe C. P. R. have to make the new route their main line between Calgary and the Hat 'because of, the fact that a better grade can be secured south of the Bow river. There is a large territory south of Bow river, some MO miles north of and throe to one vot.e'for the policy ad- igjneerine department of the railway, JTaber. that is rapidly been settled up vocated bv President Taft. The con- party of survevors are at present land that is not served with railway "elusion is plain, if hot irresistible, that jworkinc some 00 to 40-miles north of j facilities. If the proposed C. P. R. tbe cour.try, at. least the part ii-.i'iudect wiiJin the 2i' states thus poi.'cxl, welcomes the removal of the between the United States and ti.c Dominion. The newspapers, daily and weekly. wliiJi give the verdict, are represent- ative of _ public opinion. They are s'sir, guides to the sentiments of the localities in which they circulate. The payers outnumber the daily in ths proportion of eight to one. and it may he assumed safely that the poll is -in expression of agricultural. as v.oii urban senliment. hi only one state was a majority tiju'iiisr the agreement, that is North whsre the vote was SS for and l-'J; against the proposition. The explanation was that North Dakota fanners fear the importation of ag- rivii'tural products from across the iTM-der and the consequent effect on prices'of farm produce. In Minnesota, of the editors who declared their po- litical affiliation 1-4 were republicans anrJ IS democrats: in South Dakota S-" -.vere republican and Taking other states at, poll includes 113 Illinois republican of it Taber, earrvinu on the location of other changes will also take effect, j fiver after an absence of nearly two weeks. Seen by the Herald this mor- ning Mr. Cunningham stated that he (had seen Vice-president Whyte of the P. K. on his return irip. who had j informed him that the report of the I expert sent out to look over the Leth- bridge-Weyburn line had not yet 'reached his hand and therefore he was not in a position to make any de- finite statement to Mr. Cunningham as to what the company was prepar- ed to do in the matter this summer. However, from the representations that had been made to him by means of letters and petitions from the Leth bridge-Board of Trade. .Mr. Whyte seemed to 'be agreeably disposed to- ward, making a star! from Lethbridge this summer .as asked for. He inti- mated that lie would wait till .he had j a definite report to work on, and i would wire Mr. Cunningham either j today or Monday in regard to HAT EXPECTS TO GET SHOPS William and other prominent C. P. K. officials are expected in .Medicine Hat today in connection with the deciding upon the location of the car shops. The people of the Hat are quite confident that the shops will go there, but are anxiously waiting the decisive words from the C. P. K. authorities. CHANGES IN THE FISHERIES DEPARTMENT Ottawa. June X. Yenning, superintendent of fisheries, has been superannuated and is being succeed- ed 'by W. Found, assistant superin- tendent. L. H, Martel, of the depart- ment, will succeed Mr. Found. J. P. .McPhail has been appointed missioner of lights in the marine de- partment. A. H. Goiiin of the records branch of appointed the department assistant wreck has been commis- as possible. LWAY MAGNATE'S W1FEC1LLED IN WRECK Winnipeg. June washout on itang, R. W. Conn. Roy Lewis, White the Soo line one mile east of Vergas, line is finally built the settlers new line. Mr. Paget and members of his party w.-ers several jwili set what They have been looking !inatter- n town for, for some years. While" away near Detroit. Minn., shortly after raid- night last night led to tbe wrecking of the western Winnipeg flyer. The train was ditched, coaches caught fire and all the cars were destroyed. L. S. Berg, wife of the president of the Mobile and New Or- leans Railway. S. Berg and his son !C. S. Berg, the party travelling in a Hall, C. F. Snell, George Smith, none of these are Canadians. Owing wire trouble details are meagre, the above being handed out by William Whyte, vice-president of the C. P. R. CAN'T HEAR TH1 CASE THIS Justice Beck Rules Again- st the Province in an Application (Special to the Takes Place in October- Chinese Make a Big Claim for Losses Mexico Citv, -'unc an offic- to SO democrats, others not giving in 1 Kd'nontou Heck i sitting in chambers today, refused the application made on behalf of the i province by Deputy a! Harry to have the Royal Bank i case set down for hearing at the June j (jecree .5 democrats session of the Supreme Court in Kd- _ random, the i monton. The application was oppos-j by Frank Konl, represent- presidential election the Alberts and Great states and Mr. Cunningham also had the opportunity of conferring with General Manager ChamberMn of the Grand Trunk Pacific that company is doing towards get- ting a line inio Lethbridge. It has been generally known that they ate pushing through from the north in {an endeavor to reach Lethbridge next 'year. This report was confirmed by Mr. Chamberlain who gave evvry As- surance that the company would its line into Lethbridge in cr earlier if it could possibly be dote. This information seems to strengthen the report that the C. N. R, and the G. T. P. are racing from the nor.h in an effort to beat each other in, reach- ing Lethbridge. Mr. Cunningham also stated ;hat Ihe had seen several other on j import ant business connected jtbe Board of Trade and would imikv? issued today by provision- La Barra) a special Tn called. In territories electors executive. Their politics Indiana republican to ways and the Canada West Construe- Vvi 11 be chosen October 1, and these 2: democrats. 71 Kansas republican i tion Conipany on the ground that j the successor of Diax on to democrats, S4 Ohio republicans i sufficient rrason was given in defence Saturday. Oct. 15. The Chinese lega- democrats. In the action iileti by those defend- iants why the case should not he heard j in -June. Justice Heck decided that I suc'n thc Ciisc- tiic ncaril1.- till ENDORSED DR. JACKSON Stratford. Out.. June L'. _ At the an- r-.ial meeting: of the Theological Un- i action will stand over of tiie London Methodist confer- sittings of the Supremi1 Court en-cc today, ?hc Rev. Thomas Manning j unless the war- re-elected president. l.iid before the Mexican gov- Immediate- 1 from the Deci ]y rhe theology of Rev. Dr. Jackson j sittings of the court en hanc in suRtainod by Dr. Jackson. tbe Torreon. The hiriese representative's i" i reports show 303 Chinese were killed appeal is taken j jn Terreon and fifty in the surround- at the j jug country. Today the nie-nt -seat orders to General Villar to evacuate Cluhualiu. Chief of Police Partially Identifies the Man Calgary. June six hours after the sensational shooting of Chief of Police, Red Deer, Thursday night, the Boy Scouts of town rounded up Arthur Francis Kelly, and the police think they have their man. The find- ing of a-black leather mask with un- evenly cut eye-holes by Constable Me- Farlane and Scout Master Gibson, is thought to complete the last link in the chain of.evidence. The Chief of Police lies at the point of death in the hospital but he gave evidence yesterday afternoon against Kelly; the bedroom being transformed into a temporary court- room with Kelly in irons under ..a very strong guard, at the bedside. The capture of Kelly was sensation- al. Early in the morning the town was roused and organized posses were sent out to scour the country. The Boy Scouts, accompanied by a dog traversed the country toward Sas- katoon Park and north, where there is dense underbruesh. About a mile and a half from the city tbe dog came upon a man sleeping soundly in the- underbrush and gave an alarm to the. boys. The boys under Scouts H. Gal- ibraith. Sherringbett and Stone, prompt; ly drew.a.cordon around the patch and sent two of'their number running towards .town for assistance. 1. By means of the a message was-flashed to Scouts hear- er, the city and-the messengers reach- ed the-.station just as another posse was. starting out and climbed into-a waiting automobile. In the meantime, Kelly roused from his sleep threaten- ed the Scouts with his 32 calibre re- volver. The boys took refuge behind tres and trailed him from one patch of brush to another. Several times Kelly threatened to shoot but one-of tbe boys Mott knew hint -as he had been getting his meals M'Ott home. Kelly says he "did not like to shoot the kid." Fire Chief Meets' arrival on the ground ended the desperate scene and the fugitive was; arrested sters Union, spoke .regarding The jand taken to town strike which was called yesterday. He j is aQ ulieducated man of 'about jsays that the union has over forty 25 years of age. When fo.und he :was John Herron. M.P., was in the city 'members. They are asking a of J mud bespattered, hatless, and had a 32 revolver in his hand. 'A hat, which has 'been identified his, -was found down town near the point where the shooting-occurred and later the mask was found in. the un--. derbrush. Chief of Police Bell partially' fied the man as -his assailant. private car; W. B. Hoff, Chicago: A. NEW C. P. R. TRAIN The "Vancouver Express7', the C. r. R.'s new fast transcontinental train, started yesterday from Toron- to on its first- regular trip. The run from Toronto to Vancouver will be THREATENED TO SHOOT SCOUTS But Red Deer Suspec Did Not Carry Out Purpose BEDROOM COURT lBenn, injuries to chest: R. L. Love- j made in four days. IN TIGHT IER Not in Sympathy With Reciprocity But His People Want It [STERS B4CKMWORK Union Men Make a State- O ment-peven r irms Sign Up In an interview with the Meraid this morning, H. Duraphy, a member of the executive board of the Team- ihis report at the next meeting of tr-e ifor a hours last evening on pri- (575 a month for only competent vate business, lie was not available (Seven firms of team owners .'iave for an interview to ihe Herald but in j signed up on this basis and on'y jthe course of conversation he is said 'three have not yet signed. The men to have stated that he felt very much jare working for those owners up against a real problem in the re- -have signed the agreement as desir- Iciprociiy matter. "1 am up against ed. lit. on the reciprocity he is i quoted as saying, "i do not like the I thing at all but all those farmers i my constituency seem to think j would be a good thing and want ill' I vote against ihe agreement Speaking to some of tbe team own- ers they still ciaim that they are pay- ln ing the same wages as are being paid in Calgary and Edmonton and an- it- Inounce that they will employ noh- T i union men at their old schedule. Sev- jwould have a hard job getting re-elect- :era] or- tiie t.eams .are going today and jail are expected to be at work on j A FUNNY SUIT A IDT A very amusing case was before In CANDIDATES FROM LETHBRIDGE FOR FOURTH DEGREEi Vfinnipeg, June today j }is thc Mecca for 200 visiting' j Knights of Columbus, the greatest or- [sanitation of Carholir laymen in j America. The occasion of their visit I is the conferring of thc fourth degree j upon a class of ahoni 10') candidates ,D THIS YEAR skirt upon the line 10 dry. pinning it so that the intense wind ihat was j blowing not blow ii away. How- i 'one of SuiiP.y Aiberta'g winds to the skirt into Mrs. j yard, the next door neighbor, j h-is no! any use for Mrs. Stork, j iMr. Driller, a miner, came home from j and seeing the skirt in his yard, Ir-ok'it into his wife and told her tl at ho had found it. Not finding: it inon j the line, and claiming that she saw Miiler with it on. Mrs. Stork vent tci tho Mounted Police and laid against ihe accused Mrs. Siiiler that Pne had the j skirt on, and being s rather srovir woman, and the- skirt rnadr t0 a i s-'Hm woman, it would been difficnlr thing for her to ;-ut i ton. Vancouver and many other points in the western provinces. Wj7 r faTp IiLlNG WlKAlfii' t rum ruction acific om son. Survey parties leave next week and every 'effort will be made to have (he line in operation within the. short possible n'tne. Montreal, New York-, Toronto and Scottish capital- will) those of West-, linancins: the project; ;he rcqyin'd Huron. 5. D., June city and j towns within a radius of one hundred miios felt a pronounced earthquake; Ishock about this afternoon. At. Huron rattled. charidaliers i i trembled and buildings' quivered, two: jpifiie blass store fronts being broken, j I The people rushed into the streets land yards. I Mitchell. S. D.r June slight j shook was felt in this i icity this afternoon at o'clock. j and if I voted for it I'd be out of iline with the party." The member jfor Mai-lead constituency has thus 'diagnosed his own c-'tae according to i information received by the tfO c I h If WITT 5LAV ilALi Mayor Adams ?ays that the city pays their leaiK.srers at the rate of a day which is practically Sti-5 per month or the team owners' asso- iciat.ion rate, and intimates that he jexpects to have no trou-ble with the 'city men. he refused to cora- 'mit himself it is understood that (should the city teamsters go ont the icity will immediately employ, other 'men a.s there appears to be plenty of ilabor in tiie city. LET OUT AN OFFICIAL- Taber, June town council last night decided to dispense with the services of Supt. Porter, of the waterworks. It was decided after a 'lengthy and somewhat heated discus- jsion of the merits and demerits of the superintendent, that there would not j'be sufficient work during the summer to his services. A Mew Manager (Special to the Herald) Frank, June a policeman ar Rellevue was arresting a Slav at Believue. the prisoner madf- a bolt. ____. .__ ;to get away and not hairing when upon to do so. :he policeman A. of ihe Hudson's Hay j shot at.-him and grax.ed his nock. The Keriom. arrived in tin- city to-'injury did not hurt much but was io relieve Mr. Hylnnds, who re-'enough to persuade the fugitive to iiif maiumement of the Hud-'stop and allow himself to bg arrest- H-.v Co.. si ore here some 'ed without any more trouble. lands has been twelve__________________ ihe coinpany, seven of heen in FOUR BODIES RECOVERED Kour bodies have been recovered from The ruins of the Windsor Hotel ai Sjiverton, B. C., which was burn- ed some (lavs a aiio. SAW A MAN COMMIT SUICIDE RITAIN'S EXPORTS TO CANADA inspector West costs. dismissed Hie anconver. Juno S......Thc Master LIGHTN.NG STRUCK BATTERY 1 builders Association of Vancouver- OF ARTiLLERY IN FRANCE yesterday declined the offer of Hon. PHI-JF. JIIIK-- terrific t.hnnder- King to hoid an in vestige- jst.orm whici'i cai'nt.- i-onignt. did eon- ition of the strike simatioh under isiderabio damage here and in the Disputes Investiaation Act. [pr0viiiees. At Grenolisle. a battery of j saying that they did not think i' nee, vvniie manoeuvring. was Jt-ssafy at the presem time The Miild hv anri an was ivrs likewise told the ri.y co.nHl rhst mQn j they did not think it wise to meet the AuvprenXi a hoi; set firo to the law i representatives of the unions to building which was destroyed icoss the situation. iwith all of contents. i Winnipeg. Man., Joseph BLAMED FOR PLOT TO KILL MADERO El Paso. June former chief of t police of Guadalupe, is in. .prison on suspicion of being the au- thor of plot to kill Fransiseo I. Ma- :dero Jr., at Jtiarex. Madero attended a ball there at -which five hundred people were present. Sufficient dyna- imite to annihilate-the whole company jwas discovered in the pocket of an ;onlooker, and attached to the can con- Itaining the explosive was a time fuse. The plot is thought to be part-of a 1 general plot against ?.ladero by bis j political enemies. Reliance Mine Sold Waite. of this city, had an exciting ex- j tbs toronoon when he dis- Commons The Taber Times reports that the Reliance mines, cast of Taber. which have been closed up for several years, were sold this week to a syn- dicate of English capitalists. jtinctly saw a man pnlt the tri j a revolver three times before 'chamber discharged which blew (his brains. Wait.f was passing ger o the out the j formed H. Hon. the House of Sydney Buxton in- Croft 'in answer to ibis question in tbav regarri to the lvalue of the exports of produce and j manufacture of the United Kingdom j consigned in 1010 ?.o the colonies, possessions and LONDON IRON MOULDERS SEEK BETTER CONDITIONS London. June iron moul- ders are asking for a nine-hoiir t'ay and ten hours day. They now receive 25 cents an hour and they want. 2V34 Dominion's j rents an less of labor.- The exhibition grounds when a man ran in. colonies, possessions and protector- i shops affected are: Wortraan Ward leaned against the fence and held JRJeg'amounted to pounds. Mfg. Co., Uondon Foundry Co.. W. the gun to his head. The suicide isiOf this Canada had taken'two pounds Leonard and Sons and the Vuican well dressed, but at present unidenti- j twelve shillings and five- pence per j Iron Co, The men threaten aa im- j mediate strike i lied, head, of population ;