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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald Vol. IV. Alta.. Monday. .June 5, Number 147 BIPLANE TO IOOKFD COMMIT SUICIDE GOOD Winnipeg Business Men Greatly Impressed With City HURRIED VISIT They Only Remained Here for a Couple of Hours At 9.40 this morning the special Winnipeg Business Men's excursion train pulled into the station from the "West and the travellers were greeted by 'Mayor Adams and members of the council, and by President Hatch of the Board of Trade and his recep- tion The party was then taken about the city in about twenty- five automobiles kindly leaned by the different business men of the city, and then out to No. shaft of the Gait Collieries, which with the mines at Taber will be the only Southern Al- berta coal mines they will see on their trip. The procession became broken up into small parties and were taken to various places of interest in and about the city, many of them going out to the experimental farm, the new provincial jail and on further out into the country to see the magnificent stands of Alberta Red being grown in the Lethbridge district. Those members of the party who. -took in this part.of the trip express- ed great surprise at the advanced growth of the crops about the city, remarking that they were the equal or better than anything they, had seen tbfeir1 trip. About the 'cars began to. arrive in the city on the return trip and the travellers were taken to the Chinook Club where OFFICERS OF THE NATIONAL: COUNCIL OF WOMEN WHICH MEETS IN PORT ARTHUR THIS MONTH St. Petersburg, June es- cape of death passed upon him by the terrorists, of whom he was one, Capt. Hazen Britch, the army aviator, commit- ted suicide by turning his.biplane over at a height of over feet and being crushed beyond recog- nition in the shell of his machine. LABOR MAN FOR ffra, Robert PLEAD.FOR WOMAN'S LIFE Toronto Women Go Di- rect to Earl Grey-Italian Murderess Toronto, Ont, -June Grey, governor-general of Canada, left for Ottawa today after spending a ..veek they were extended the hospitality of Toronto. While here the case of the cluh. AT large number were met Angelina Neapolitana. now under scn- Council Will Nominate R. J. Baldry for the- Position At the last meeting of the Trades Labor Council it was decided to nominate R. -I. Baldry as candidate for the post of School Trustee. In coming to that, decision they took in- to consideration the fact that the council have been requested to sup- ply the. trustees at. different times the views held by the workers re Techni- cal Education. It was also decided to hold the council meetings every Thursday evenings as previously, the Section to hold their meetings in future on the second and fourth Tuesday, meetings commencing p.m. A. R. HJdAell, Secretary AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, une the bricklayers and masons of Winni- peg will ca-fi a general strike will be decided at a special meeting of the union to be called tonight. The men now- receive cents an hour and they demand an in- crease of 5 cents an hour. These demands have been received by the builders. CALGARY GOT NAIL WORKS SURE McDonnell Makes Definite Announcement in a Letter REASONS GIVEN This City and Medicine Hat .Played for Suckers The Gordon Nail Works are going to settle in Calgary. That is the de- finite word received today by FY-W. Downer in a letter from N. L. Mc- Donnell, one of the firm who has beee. Reserve in the place of N. H. Wilson, the west seeking a location for the who recently resigned. Mr. Hyde is firm. The letter received" by Mr. Dow W. J. Hyde of Lethbridge in Charge of Blood Reserve W. J. Hyde, of this city, has been appointed Indian Agent on the Blood an old-timer, having been thirty-three years in the country. 'For two years he was in partnership with his broth- ner is as follows: Calgary, June-3, 1911. Fred W. Downer, Lethbridge: Dear regret very nxuch to fence of death at Sault Ste. Marie for the murder of her husband, vas discussed, informally with his excel- j lency by the. officers various women's organizations, -who are striv ing to -save the -woman's life. She will become a mother early in July. It is asserted Early Grey declared the matter was still being considered his ministers. A reply has been received from the by bid acquaintances who showed them about the city, and this was greatly appreciated by members of the party. Several of the men were heard to remark about the interest shown toy the business men of Leth- bridge in their visit, and the fact that so many of the business men turned out to welcome them at the station was to them one of the most pleasing features -of their stay here. Although the time of their stay was short a great deal of lasting good should re- sult, from the visit' of such a repre- sentative body of business men from the central city of the west, and from what could be gleaned of their im- pressions of the city and surrounding country appealed to them Han Xeapolitana would receive the as .one of the most progressive cen- fullest consideration. This was in re- tres they had visited. j sponse to an appeal from the associ- Imperia! Home Reunion With the party was W. J. Bullman, representing the Imperial Home Re- union Association wfiich was formed not long since at Winnipeg.' He was met for a few minutes before the train left 'by a special committee; composed of E. A. Cunningham, A. Barnsley, A. Hayr, F. Downer and J. L.. Man waring pf the Board of Trade: R. A. Smith and T. W. Clarke of the Overseas i Of the sentence has spread through- club, and H. W. 'Meech -of the Sons j Canada, arid the Canadian news- After Our Trade URGES ACTIVE INTEREST -IN.GAN- ADA BY GERMAN BUSINESS MEN :Yv London, June Liebert, a member of the German Reichstag, by the minister of justice at Ottawa, writing for. "Die says thatsGer- Earl Grey said he was unable to take imany must make a strenuous' effort any action except on the advice of increase her exports to order to achieve the conquest of "the Canadian market. .General Liebert minister of justice by'Margaret John son. secretary of the suffrage as3oci- says it would pay Germany to send agents and commercial travellers to Canada to study the special trade con- ation saying that the case -or Ange- dition existing there and to ascertain affirms that a vice from Hambur steamship ser- and Bremen to Canada ports is essential. He also ation asking'for commutation of sen- points out that German capital-.can .tence to life imprisonment for thclbe. in Canadian railroads. i sake 01 the unborn child. influential body of women in Canada, the. National Council of Women, will also take up the case when it meets at Port Arthur, June H, and for- j ward a resolution to the governor- i general to the same effect. i mQ, j mines, real estate and industries and pave the way to an extensiv German connection vritlf Canada. Sir Wilfrid's Letter The movement commutation SHOWS THAT ENGLISH COMPANY WAS GIVEN FAIR.TREAT- MENT i of England. Mr. Bullman explained papers are discussing the case in all _ the object of the association which is i'its phases. In American towns along j I-ondon.. June Wilfrid Laur- to bring to Canada- the wives and families of tbe .British artizans who have already come to this country, and by so doing the association had fonnrf that t.hftv tn deserving men and at the same time get a better class of immigrants for tbe country. Association literature was distributed to the committee and the matter will be taken up here at an early date with a view to forming a branch of the organization here. Park Impressed Them The party were greatly impressed the border interest has been nrouSeil writing to the Times regarding the and petitions from America arc be-'statement made by the chairman of ing received by the Metropolitan Amalgamated..Wag- __________________ ;on Co., at its annual meeting 'to the COMPLETE ARRANGEMENTS !effect thafc 'the Canadian government FOR BORDEN'S TRIP ihad treated the company veryshabby Ottawa., June arrangements [n with the proposed of the three i. >f the Canadian 'UUU Wlli UC iJtVUCt i Dundas, Dr. Roche of Marquette. itbat lle of the bridge Arthur Meighen of Portage la Prairie placed in.the hands of a. board and G. H. Perley of Argentuil, Que. i of engineers who received open tend- with the new Agricultural Grounds and Park, one gentleman remarking that it was the biggest and most CWHUitable undertaking of the kind 'in Western Canada. The travellers had found the crops all through 'the west in magnificent condition. The financial men in the party did not hesitate to remark on the pros- perity of Lethbridge in face of the small crop.-last year and the coal strike this year. The next stop of the party will be at. Taber. Geo. E. Ewing. presi- dent, and Percy L. Leech, secretary of the Board of Trade of that, town, came rip to meet tJie tourists and ai to Taber. ;ers and reported on the same to the GLEICHEN M.P.P. fe, DIES AT CALGARY A. T. McArthur Succumbs to a Ten Days A-Wealthy Man Calgary, June .J. McAr- thur, M.P.P.. died at 4.10 this morning, after ten days' illness with pneumonia. He- was forty- four years of age, and was elect- ed for Gleichen constituency Oct. 3rd, 1910. -He leaves a widow and family. He had been a resident of Calgary for twenty years. He was a native of Ontario and had amassed considerable wealth, principally jn suburban real es- tate. Mr. McArthur contested Gleichen in a bye-election as a, Liberal against E. H. Riley, who had resigned the seat as a pro- j test against Hon. A. L. Sifton being called upon to form a gov- ernment. He was elected by 200 majority. Fielding Writes CRITICISES THE CRITICISM OF CANADIAN AFFAIRS IN GREAT BRITAIN London, June W. S. Field- ing, Canadian Minister of Finance, in. a letrer appearing in the Morning of this city, and for twenty-five years was associated with M. Byment at MacJeod and Red Deer. REMARKABLE EXPERIENCE er, F. 0. Hyde, of Hyde Saunders, {inform ycu that we have to locate our industry in Calgary. After laying -the matter before Mr. Gordon, he decided that in justice to himself and the shareholders he could not locate in. any other town but this. While we appreciate-the fact that it will cost us more to-manufacture in Calgary-than in Lethbridge, still the cost of trans- portation for the larger part of our output to Calgary-would more than effect the saving in cost of manufac- ture in your city. After taking" all these matters into consideration, and _, v r the. fact that before .six Girl IS r jtime there will be three _ T- of railway in operation Floating On a Log, in the: in and out of this, city, which makes unsurpassed RlVer fpr OOlirS -ftreby- any; other .province, ;-tag stated above we cannot in, justice McAlister, Okla., June -4. After to ourselves and to our stockholders floating on a log -in a stream for overlook these advantages, nearly 20 Miss Sa'llie Glover, j Thanking you very much for who with 'her mother and two .sisf kindness shown' me while in "your ters, was swept into the Canadian city, and' the expressions of goodwill rjver by a freshet' yesterday, was from, j-our Board of Trade and your- foimd todav in Gaines creek, two .self personally, I am, The familv was crossing the river in a wagun at a ford when a' wall of water swept them away. Glov- er's escape from death in the swift says a regrettable feature of the discussion, in England of the Canadian- American reciprocity agreement, is the disposition in some influential quarters to drag Canadian affairs into the field of party politics, for the pur- pose of leading the public men of Eng- land upon insufficient'information to assail the policy of a responsible gov- erning pariy. Such a proceeding in connection with any of the dominions :an hardly tend to promote that mu- DROWNED IN SLOUGH tual confidence essential to imperial unity. i Yours truly, N. L. McDONNKDL-. This Gordon Nail Works cpisoda miles above where that stream emp- ties into the Canadia.n river.: She was to have been married today. Miss Glover was unconscious. Physi- 'will be a good lesson to Lethbridge cians said she had a, chance to re-and other Western cities. The firm, cover. has been playing fast and loose No trace has been found of which it thought were anxious ti have manufacturing enterprises es- tiblished in their midst. Mr. -McDon- nell went to Medicine Hat and Glover's mother and her'two younger sisters. -authorities of that city were given to understand, and so announced It, that the firm would locate in that cltyv When Mr. McDonnell came to LetV current is regarded as hard to ex- tridge and repeated this actlom Plam- jiiing the statements of the She was carried up Gaines creek by. Hat press and public men chat he had backwater. The dam.age done to pro- promised to locate there. nego- perty by high water is small, water is rapidly receding. tiated with the local men and got the promise of all the capital he wanted and authorized the publication of statement that as far as he was con- Australia's Aims FEND HER LIBERTY CALGARY AND C. N. R. !.Mother Country, and the other domin- 'ions and insure her own t.eace and Calgary. June a visit from preservation of her country, but government "Rev. J. W. Aitken. western secretary-to develop t.he longing for .universal The members of the board. Sir Wil- of the Social and Moral Reform Lea- Australia d.-sired not. aggres- ;frid pointed out. were, not unanimous gue. Winnipeg, Arthur Francis Kelly, ,in their decision and the government accused' of the Httempted murder of to main- at-every step was guided by. and act- .Chief Constable Bell, now lying at. !TaIn her own land and her ovvn jngtj. ;ed upon, the recommendations of the death's door at Red Deer, broke down juttions and would defend her liberty jmajority. He would ]eave the British and penned a letter to Bell asking j with the last man and the last sliii- jpublic to decide if this was shabby his forgiveness, saying he didn't know iiing- treatment. jt was Bell who, interrupted his hold-' NEAR REGINA cerned be had decided to locate the Regina, June sad drowning Plant in this city. The press promis- fatality occurred this afternoon some ed to raake >o premature announce- !twelve miles south of-the city when raent of his intentionsjiinjil authorized iLeslie Kerr. aged 22, "eldest "son of do so- Tbjs authorization was iRobt. W. Kerr, a well known farmer granted and publication made. But it iof the district, lost his life while was no sooner made than Mr. Mc- EAGER FOR UNIVERSAL PEACE 'boating with some companions on a in Medicine Hat repudiated BUT-WAS PREPARED TO DE- 'raft on Big Slough. The-raft capsized his statement. The next place to get land Kerr. who could not swim, was was. Calgary. -Whether drowned in twelve feet of water be- reasons given in the above letter are I London, June to sn ad-'fjre his companions could rescue the real reasons or not is not known. dress presented -by a deputation .but. it is evident that, Calgary the Workingrnen's United Empire I played for a bigger sucker th another .League, on Saturday to the Australian'DR. RIDDELL SAILS J-ethbridge or Medicine Hat. The [premier, at Sandon, Hon. Andrew} FOR TRIP TO EUROPE all right and the firm Fisher, speaking on the defence policy I Edmonton, June 4.-Dr. ab'e on the tusiaess -nrincitril of Alberta 001142" tefr .satisfactorily, but there is strong ob- 'of the Commor.wealtb said that, whilst 01 Aiijena ieu jes- ;3sction to their way of playing one- TIle resident students presented du'es for Jt ]ooks as though, hem as representatives of tbe pec- JL htm with a, handsome travelling case 'l e r rm ent to one Clt> after an-- plo to .nsnuue compulsory mihtary dd appreciative of his other see up the the Australian government, r e- .pp largftst f sired net-only to co-ooerate with rhe orK auu ment what the company would put up Jn the way of clant. r i ci c r S feeling that i'- Was incumbent upon terday on a three months; trip to Eur Confessed to ohootmg Chief Bell-Asked His Forgiveness iup and that, he only shot, to scare him. !BIG CROWD ON WAY Jn the tent where Kelly live.d a half- i TO THE CORONATION mask was discovered which Chicago. June the corona- Calgary, June 5. The Calgary j City Council and M. H. WILSON era! manager of the ('.'N. R.. havej FAVORS RECIPROCITY made come to an agreement, anri the line j Trenton. N. J., June Wood- Kelly admitted, it is alleged, was com- t-on of King George and Queen Mary will be built into the city this fall, row Wilson favors reciprocity .with menced by him but given tip because than twenty days away. Chicago Tim station aorta hotel will be built Canada, but he saw substantial oppo-.Jthe leather was too thick to cut pro- hotels were filled yesterday with on a little to the sition to it throughout the west. This :perly. With an abundance of evi- western people on their way to Lon- t; St., west. Tho freight was expressed tonight up- dence against him the crown will pro- dan. Five thousand Chicagoians will located on the Lindsay en the from his ex-jceed with the preliminary trial to- attend the coronation, according to estate, south of the Elbow River. jtsnsh'e western trip. __ morrow. estimate of steamship agents. DROVE BIG AUTO What a firm like 'this, should have done is to size up the situation in each city carefully and decide which would be tbe best IWTn Till? DIVEI? for thera' Then 'n would have heen InlU llllj UtTLill for them see about getting financial support. Mr. McDonnell could have found out. all the wonder- c. of Calgarj' named .in Princf Albert, 4.-Ed-his letter ever-aski nv rJ1v ward Gibson, a well .known resident for any finaiiciai support. Thi; of this city, at 10 o'clock this morn- has ,been played for a ihg.drove his forty-horse power auto- will be wiser next time. mobile over the edge of the ferry Fonton, into almost midstream of; DEATH OF HON. JAMES HOLLY the branch of the Saskatche- St. John. X. B.. June Jus. wan rivft: The car WHS going at full Holly, lumberman, died here-, aged speeri and jumped about thirty fret He was a member of the Legis- when it left the ferry platform. It iative Council prior to the abolition sank into twenty of water. Gib- of that chamber by the late Hon. A. json was rescued some difficulty. .G. Blair. ;