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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald IV. Lcthbridge. Alia.. Monday, June 12, Itlll. Number 153 STRIKING MINERS FEEL IN BETTER Visit of Vice President Hayes Re-assures Them International Aid Chas. Garner Talks About the Prices Paid for Goal ;Special..t'o the Fcrnic, J.iinc'.. wi-ek of al- most fruitless .eflort by the t'oncilia- tinn Board to the contending i factions in the labor dispute which! lias locked mines in this district! in the crip of 'idleness for two and a half months, was enlivened upon the; side of the' mine workers, by the pres j cncc oi Vici-President of the; T.'. M. W. of A., from Indianapolis on After the adjournment of the Conciliation. Board at noon yester- day, the miners nrranged for a mass nice'ins in the hall, arid at three o'clock the auditorium was well fill- ed with miners and a sprinkling of ortKidcrs who were interested listen- en to the speeches made. Pf'-sidi'tn. Powell took charge of the ir T.: I in and after making sonic re- iv.ari's upon ihn general situation, he introduced- International Board Mem- ber Diamond, of Sagiuaw. Mich., who one of the official coir.rnittce of .the. REVOLUTION AMERICA General Movement in all States but Costa Rico Lieut. Col. Sixcom. S. J. R., Halifax, who is accompanying the Canadian Contingent to the Coronation, PERCENTAGE OF CROPS HIGH Fall Wheat All Over the Country Suffered a Little .Ottawa. June bulletin of the Former President of Nicar- agua Said to be Insti- gator of Plot New Orleans, June the Ci- emti Co-parties of Mexico; working with .Joseph Santos Zekya, excited by the former President af Nicara- gua, is laid plans for a wholesale revolution in Central America, in- cluding every country but Costa Ri- j ca.- Never have there been so many recognized Centra! America trouble- I makers here, and each government in Central America has special agents here watching their movement. It is said that rifles, rounds of ammunition and the former Unit- ed States torpedo boat Winslow haiie been purchased by those interested. They also are. said to be negotiating for the former gunboat Siren now in Central American waters, and a" ves- Hon. Geo. A. Cox who is now in sole control of the Canada Life Insur- ance Company. FRANK OLIVER MEETING Will Deliver Six Address es at Southern Alberta Points STRAIGHTEN OUT TARIFF TANGLE Republican and Democrat Conferences are Being Held Reciprocity Pact Will Not be Allowed to Pass by Itself RELATIONS OF FRANCE AND SPAIN STRAINED sel for use on the Pacific coast, j "General" Lee Christmas is expected; --Iunc l9 5 here in a few days from June Washington, C., Junae conferences o. the utmost import- ance in connection with the tariff tangle in congress are to be held this week. Tomoirow (Tuesday) the Re- publicans of the House of Representa- tives will try to reach an agreement by which a solid front against 'tTie Democratic wool tariff bill. Must of the Democrats of the Senate will decide whether or not they wili offer the farmers free list as an amendment to the Canadian reci- Arrangements have been made for a j procity bill. It is now plain that six meetings in Southern Al' berta to be addressed by Hon. Frank Oliver. The points and dates.are: Taber, Thursday, .June 1.5 Cardston, June .16 Claresholm, Satur- dav, '.June 17; 'Macleod, Monday, Rev. Silas J. Hughes, M.A., who hat been elected president of the Mont- real Methodist Conference. Pirictier Creek, Tuesday, d Hitch River, Wednesday, will have charge I June, '21. The principal theme of Mr. of the fightin Olivers address procity pact. be the reci- for Charles Garner, oi'jall parts of Canada, and excellent re- ,VK jports baye .been..'received, from, all -pro-. jvinces. The lowest percentage of con- Mr; .-Git-rrier. confined, his .remarks is made'Tor-fall wheat which, local conditions: and pleased his from .inadequate, protection cr.s by making some reflections upon the winter months and---also" to the inconsistency oi" the operators extent from spring frosts. The the they had taken at thcjareas Of fall wheat are greater than morning session of the board, whenilasi 7ear 'oy yer cent., and of they, as he asserted, tried to wheat by 13.70 per cent. The track the inquiry into the cost of total area in.wheat is productiou of-coal at the Coleman'.400 acres as compared with camp, jiu 1010 and in 1909. Tbe Ho criticized them for asserting percent cond.ii.ion of fall .wheat at the that the cost of production was too of vas and of. to allow o? the price of 06.60. Tbe area in oats is 10.- brin- raised. He would like to know acres and its> condition S4.7fi just what that cost was, and also to the mines in the Pass general- ly sold the product of their mines. was, of .opinion that in many cas- es the owners sold the coal to them- as compared with acres and y3.95 per cent, condition last year. Bariey and rye each, show a small crease in area but the condition is! higher than at the same period last year. In the provinces of Manitoba, PMER CREEK HOPEFUL NOf Hopes I. J. Hill Will Not Delay Starting Work, on Railroad (Special to the Herald) Pincher Creek, June assur- ance that the Alberta Pacific has been purchased by J. J. Hill, as published in Friday's dailies, has feel- ing of satisfaction here among the business men with whom your corre- spondent has conversed on the sub- jtion cjty .authorities are con- ject. k is hoped, however, that that in him they have found a any construction work is to be accom- nign ciass man for the job. He ar- piished this summer it will be began jn Lethbridge on Saturday at an early stage. The question re- bt and -oecn busy sjnce jn_ Of City Engineer Made- JVIerryweather of Denver a special meetin gof "the city council between 12 and 1 o'clock to- day, H. F. Merryweather, of Denver, Colorado, was appointed city engin- eer. Tbe salary attached is per year. Mr. Merry weather was picked from a list of IS5 applicants for the posi- selves as-railway companies, and for and tl .mains as to where the station will, tiie general state ..of affairs A -owners to price their own product to )Jn wheat> and barley wag 3_49L. .themselves, and claim to be unable acreg jn acres in located, providing everything- else iin the enj turns our as rosy as present indica- Litv In (neering depaftment of the private interview with railways, owners of the mines, and from 1000 to I9n to liic general, public and wanted in Manitoba, acres in such discrimination should be practiced. (Continued on page WINTER WHEAT INJiEAD JOINT Cardston Branch Crops Best in History of Country Saskatchewan and acres in Alberta. The station site selected this morning he ex- after the ratepayers position and attitude in on the same, situated ;comhlg bere anci His Worship is con- at the east end of town, may not be that this city is making no to the liking of the Great Northern in c-0sing a contract with people. A good many of the citizens !Qi will-be-unable to force congressHo consider the Canadian bill as a separate proposition. The trou- ble is that the Democrats have be- come susjiicious- that they were not to be given a "try out" oi their two 'new tarifi measures in .the Senate. They are therefore laying plans to force the Republicans, to give them votes on the'free list, and the wool bin. CATHOLICS HOLD SPEGIAt SERVICE On Coronation Day-Two Rehearsals to be Held This Week London, June society func lions this week will divert, attention somewhat from the coronation pre- parations and monopolize social LOSS OF LIFE IN MEXICO SMALL Former Reports of Fatali- ties Were Very Much Exaggerated Mexico City, June ex- ception of- the Seapollan. Jal- isco is -trie town which. 'suftered'.ni08t the .result ot the earth.- quake of last received ittes. Those are the Horse Show and the The court has removed., to Windsor and the King and Queen will make state appearance at Ascot both on the opening day, and on the Thursday when the gold "cup will be the feature. Invitation cards are be- ing issued for the coronation cere- nation ceremony in Westminster, where two'additional rehearsals will be held this week. The Indian troops now located, at Hampton Court to- place the number of .43. Three times that numb-er "were injur- ed. The number of buildings destroy- ed is placed at 119, though more than 1000 were damaged including a- num- ber of churches. A these" were so badly damaged they, have been closed. A great majority of the build- ings affected were worth but' little. In Guadalejara no casualties ,were re- ported. With the exception of three churches and a theatre, which show cracks, the property loss was insig- International nificant. At Seamora.the. town where tne cathedral tower was said to have fallen and killed scores of worship- Ascot races. occurred. Across on the cathedral did fall, hows broke through the roof. In Cc.l- ima notwithstanding one-third of the bouses were slightly, damaged, the number of deaths is placed at throe. The state palace was one of the build- ings damaged -but slightly. Three churches were so .badly-: cracked they have been temporarily closed. Say- ulas is a town where the early reports COWBOY'S CLEVER FEA.T PREVENTS BAD EXPLOSION Pendleton, Ore., June fruckle, ex-cowboy from Alberta, Can- j ada. Is the hero of the hour among- j would like to see the station at a point on the hill overlooking the town as being the most central venient of any of the proposed site i of the past. There is nothing very strange alter the members of the local fire depart- ment on account of his courageous action of entering a burning cleaning establishment, lassooiug a forty-four gallon tank of gasoiine and dragging it to the open Through the flames. tFire bad surrounded the tank and an explosion was imminent Arbnckle made a lasso from ropes from a hose ,r icart. and when, the firemen trained V Karren, of Magrath. salesman r- streams of water on him. he walked for the .Tobn Deere Plow Co., speaking 101 uie ..iKi.i c f. inside aqd his first, toss roped the to-the Hera d today, said that with-; all if the Great Northern actually; takes over this much advertised AK .Mr. Merry weather, has been for thirty years the municipal engineer of Denver, Col., and has handled his po- sition during that long period to the entire satisfaction of the ratepayers. Denver is one of the most up-to-date gethcr with the Canadian contingent !indicated forty bad been killed. Au- arr being roacie welcome at various jtb-sntic reports now show none was attractions and entertainments. The jlcijjed and allowing for-later reports Roman Catholic church Bishop of jwhich may extend.the death list some Westminster, has requested his clergy waatj especially from the of to hold special masses on coronation jxonalab and San Andres. It now ap- day with prayers for their King. A pears certain that the total number of special service will be held in the -dead in the republic as the result of Roman Catholic cathedral !berta Pa.cific. for while the whole cities in the United States, and Mr. j minster on -June 25. j Merry weather's large experience in j at West-1 the earthquake "will be considerably more than 200. Tbe known dead to- dav are less than 125. i directing other municipal undertak- en t doubt the crops all along the j Cardston branch of the A. R. and I. Ere the besi in she history of the country, lie has been driving through j that Cislrict for the past four weeks Bteadiiy and his opinion should carry as he has the word of the'. farmers for his statement. At .Ma- j the other day he measured a j stalk-of winter wheat which was 32: inches in length. fine rain in the Cnrcls'on district Wednesday has made the farmers fee! easy regard in? the outcome for this year, and the j v It eat has so advanced that it. is now j jn i.he boot, "that SB, the head joint, j Bpring crops, too. are doing well in the south and a largely increased t "ncreage has been seeded during the spring. Speaking- of the implement business this spring Mr. Karren said i their sales have been heavier than; usual with good proipects for a large j of machinery. 1 tank. BREACH OF PROMISE SUIT AGAINST BOY FIFTEEN YEARS OLD Bethlehem, Pa., June Sued for breach of promise by a girl his own age, 15- year-old Paul Hassan, of Coopersburg. committed sui- cide todny by drowning him- self in toe Lehiph Canarl bere today. He was arrested on a capias last week and held ir. bail to .answer the girl's suit at the September term of court. This made him des- pondent and his friends say that he threatened to' bring his troubles to a speedy end. matter was practically in its 'conaep-1 wil] gtand him m good stead tion. J..A- Taylor distinctly stated where the ]arger pubHc ira. that the road would he built-as a gnch as electric railway. connecting link with the Gretit Nor- thern. RADIAL ROAD FOR THE HAT CALGARY AFTER G- T. P. SHOPS Calgary, June is going after the Grand Trunk Pacific shops. Mayor Mitchell has invited General Manager Hays to stop off at Calgary se-waee disposal and gravity wate system are about to..be undertaken. his wa-v back coast- and 'besides bis wide knowledge of [municipal engineering, Mr. Merry- iweather is a master at handling the jrnen in bis department, which should i also prove a great advantage to the icity where-so many different con- tracts will be under way at one time during the next few years. j Before locating bere permanently Fin-jtbe new engineer wjll have to return DEATHS FROM THE HEAT IN CHICAGO BAPTIST WORLD ALLIANCE Philadelphia, June Baptist world alliance will open its sessions here June 19'and will meet daily until June 25. The last meeting was held, in London in It is expected there will be a heated discussion be- tween the English or "open commun- ion'' Baptists and the-American. "close communion" body.. Medicine Hat, -June .Fin-j the new engineer wjll have to return Chicago. -Tune deaths ancc f'ommiliee on motion of Aid. Denver for a few days to finish up J and prosu-aTj0ns Werc reported to- Forstcr. by Aid. Brown, ;bis business there. However, he will _ hca. Qn lhc eve iiistnicU-d at Friday night s ;remain in the city until the end of council mating to secure a charter khe week to go over ail the plans and j of a thunderstorm which is expected' for a radial rnilwav for Medicine j specifications for the street paving I to bring relief to the city tomorrow. Hat and stirroundip.s; district. land sewage disposal plant so that, the i The mercury wcui upward with a There'is i.oihinc: of immediate sig- j contracts can be awarded as soon as I sh flfu but m nQt reach ves. Kfino- tn