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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The e Daily Herald IV. Thursday, June 15, 1011. Number 150 LIBERALS WIN IN NOVA SCOTIA Majority Is Not As Big as It Was Last Election Tanner Lost GRACE BUYS INDIAN LAND One Man Buys a Lot of Property at Blackfoot Reserve Sale (Special to the Gleichen, June the URGE THE GOVERNMENT TO SETTLE COAL STRIKE Associated Boards of Trade Adopt Important Resolution Sup- port Lethbridge for Dry Farming Congress Moose Jaw Gets Next Convention C P. FINE Business is all over with the Asso- ''Whereas the shortage of coal in ciated Boards of Trade of Western Canada and now the delegates are en- end of the. first 'day's public auction Joying themselves as the guests of sale of land .comprising the .half of local Board of Trade. The ses- Opposition Leader Failed to Carry Scat in Pictou the provincial ielectious here yesterday the Liberal government was sustained and now begins.a lease of power that will ex- tend its reign to longest record government in Canada. The Liberals haven't the big major- ity they had. in ..the old .legislature, even though yesterday's results give them Three cabinet ministers, Hon. C. P. of public the- Blackfoot Indian reservation Ision this morning attended to some works; Hon. Pearson, and Hon. Le Blanc, were defeated, and late reports indicate that the. Liberals liave carried Pictou, where the oppo- sition leader, Tanner, was running. Premier Murray, carried Victoria by. big-majority'; The results (Lib.) 1915: which is being sold by the Indian de- partment" with the'consent of the In- dians in order to gain funds with j very important matters. Moose Jaw was chosen as the next place of meet- ing, the other applicant being Fort which to purchase farm equipment, William. The convention passed" a dwellings, building, schools, etc., for resolution supporting Leth it that nnK- bridge in its efforts to secure the Dry them, it became apparent that only the hest of the land will be sold un- less upset is reduced. F. I-I. Kilbourne, of Calgary, 'purchased ap- proximately worth, of land during the day, and if there" be any truth in .the rumor .that .'was circu- lated in Gleichen and Calgary, yes- Karming Congress for 1912. Presi- dent Georgeson was authorized to ap- point committees of three in each pro- vince to attend the sessions of the legislature of the provinces to further the work of the Board. A motion re- questing the federal government to use every ;effort to end the coal strike (Lib.) McMillan 1246 '..Gallant (Con.) 1231, -Lib- erals gain one. Victoria Hon. Premier Murray, 1018: Buchanan (Lib.) S91; Be- McDonald 587. Guysboro Ellis (Liberal) 139 ma- jority Tory (Liberal) 170 majority. Joyce and Bissett (Lib- erals) leading with good majority. Cape" and Douglas j "t Conservatives) leading witn'Vmair majority; 'McGregor, McKay and Mc- 'kenzie (Liberals) are leading with, ibig majorities. Ralston (Lib.) 4148; Carter (Lfb.y 4104; Gilroy (Con.) 033: Smith (Con.) 3834. "Comeau (Lib.) 1S9G; Wall terday the marked cheque for wkg also unailimousiy The which .Mr. Kilbourne deposited with j convention decided to admit to inem- the treasurer at the sale yesterday, tieTShip boards of trade in Western to cover the ten per cent, first pay-, Untarlo ana Brilibli Columbia. mcJits on the land, wasvprpvidcd bv f "j Govemment supervision of town- j sites was the subject of the first mo- {.ion discussed this morning and was j moved -by R. J- Hutchings who made j the charge against railway companies I that they established sites two or fered would be sold. A message was three mijeg from a proper site for a sent 10 Hon. Frank Oliver, Minister tQWn because they had the land and J. If. Morris, of Edmonton. It a matter of general regret in Glei- chen yesterday thud the attendance at ihe sale was so small and that onlv a little over half the land of- the western provinces is but partially relieved 'from Pennsylvania coal fields and, "Whereas the movement of grain eastward from the Lethbridge district will probably start about August 1st. .this "year, and, "Whereas it will be impossible to handle-.the-, movement of coal in ade- quate quantities along with the grain should the .strike not be settled before that date, of the Interior, asking thut he alter the governing the sale to have the upsel price reduced and pro- vision made so that; a' person ;buying one quarter section might have a .had no consideration of the suitabil- ity of the site. He charged them also with. starting up new towns within a short distance of established towns for the same reason. .The motion that to get the remaining j the governments .should exercise su- (Lib.) 1851; Marshall Ueveau 1375. Girrior (Con.) 1610; (Con.) 1311: quarters uf that section. The answer .was received that such could not be done. acres were sold for yesterday. Four hun- dred parcels were" offered. Two hun- dred and'thirty taken at auc- tion Whether the requisite deposits of "one-tenth Were off could not be iearned until ,ihe treasurer, had balanced his books. Towards the last of the afternoon's sales A. M. Grace, chief engineer for the "Southern Alberta Land and Irri- gation company became conspicuous among the bidders, when he took a number of quarter sections adjacent to the company's, Irrigation canal. pervision of all townsites to insure proper drainage and provision for parks or playgrounds and school sites was passed. Small Debt Collections The motion originating with the. Lethbridge Businessmen's Protective Association regarding the collection of small debts was carried with little discussion. The motion calls for a law in Alberta similar to-those of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Mr; Georgeson suggested consideration Tof a ''simple mortgage" system in use in the States. That. the long distance telephone lines of the three prairie provinces YOUNG LADS GET INTO TROUBLE Blamed for Setting Fire to a Macleod Residence (Special to the Chadwick, of Edmonton, Superintendent of the Court' of Juvenile Ofienders for Al- berta, was in town last week to deal resolution and spoke from the set, fire to the ,'standpoint of the prairies. The con- house of Miss' Addie Hughes, which structioa of such a road would lead mou-d other good roads being built from "Therefore be it resolved, that this Associated Boards of Trade of West- ern Canada now in convention, peti- tion the federal: government to use such persuasion as will bring about the immediate operation of the mines of this district" The resolution will :be sent to the government at Ottawa by wire to- night. The proposed re-drafting of the resolution regarding advertising of amendments to route maps was made as indicated, as was also the re-draft of the resolution dealing with assisted immigration, the convention agreeing that it would be better not to have government assistance of any kind in the work. A Great Wettern Highway A, A. Wilson of Fort William was sponsor of; a resolution which combin- ed, three previous-ones dealing with the construction of a public highway from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast. He spoke 'of the advantages that would come from such a road. Good roads were already built in parts of -Western.Ontario which-could be hooked up together to make one continuous road; British Columbia is already working on a through trunk road. Tlie road would assist very ma- terially in developing the country and encourage the automobile tourist busi- ness which was 'becoming a very Im- portant business feature? R. Loney of Moose Jaw seconded MINERS GOT AFTER PIT BOSS Attempted to'Show That He Had Discriminated Against Union Frank, June proceedings of the Conciliation Boavd last night dealt with conditions at the Frank mines, and the taking of evidence re- lating to these mines was closed with the evidence of Supt. Shone, George Nicol, secretary of the local, and the continued evidence of.W-M, Carruthers, a miner who was on the stand during the secret session yester- day. Nothing new was brought out by this evidence, and the morning sea sion of the Board was taken up with the filing the statements of the Mn a to state this evening on manager of the West Canada Collier- J behalf of the C, P. R., that that com- ies, Mr. Couthardt, showing the high- signified its willingness GRANT TO CONGRESS Set Aside Five Thousand Dollars for -Purpose Dennis Talks Makes Address to Asso- ciated Boards of Trade "It affords me much pleasure to est and lowest average wages of ten miners in each class during the year 1910, at the Blalrmore, Lille and Bellevue mines, all pf which fire owned appropriate the. sum of for the purpose of defraying the. expense of the Dry Farming Congress if held in 1912." These were th'0 and cheering words bythe same com- j encouraging pany. None of these figures were per j which marked the address of J. 8, was Trotter (Lib.) 12S5; McDougall (Con.) 1081: Hon. Chishola (Lib.) I0fi7. All that he took were irrigation pro-j should be connected with each other positions. The sale developed- into a j to mafce a through line, was the idea battle between Messrs. Kilboume and j expressed in a resolution from Guli Yarmouth _ 1631- Grace with a few others acting as Lake. It also asked that in. Saskatch- Corning (Con.) 1564; Le Blanc (Lib.) Reid runners up. On a rough h was figured that Mr.' Kilborne hart acquired between 60 quarter motion The Coal Strike Detremont (Con.) 1145. tCoii.) 2304; ____ 2061; Fielding (Con.) 2023; sections at an average figure of, Wilson (Lib.) 1792. acre. (Lib.) 1245; Xick- erron (Lib.) 1202; Fisher (Con.) 1-0: Phillips (Con.) 1110. (Con.) 2580; ewan the local exchanges be connect-: ed with the long distance lines. The Kennedy' (Con.) 25-4: Hill (Lib.) Pearson (Lib.) 2215. (Lib.) 245fi: Cov- (Lib-) 2204: Wheaton (Reform) 1873: Parker 1603; Campbell (Reform) 1016. (Lib.) aiarsenson (Con.) 2971; Mader (Lib.) L'K'tf; -Swicker (Con.) CConO- 1083: Smith 105fi; Kingston (Con.) 035; Purmey 884. (Lib.) 2091: Pdinney (Con.) 1942: Davidson (Con.) li'21: Hall (Lift.) B234: Lo- gan (Lib.) 'Finn (Li-b.) "5S83; Bligb (Con.) 5178: Smith (Con.) 4.- O'MuIlrn (Con.) 3914: .Toy (La- Dor.) SHAREHOLDERS IN NEW BANK Among the shareholders In. the new bank: of "Vancouver with the amount of snares they hold, are the following; J.os. Bra ul t, Cran b rook, 10 shares: W. E. .A- Cunningham of Letb-bridge in- troduced the resolution dealing with the coal strike which was "so as not to express any favor to either of the disputants in the trouble. He said the three months of the strike had already meant a loss of, Cranbrook, 15; John Emerson, Cal- Carliu, Fort Steele, 10: Alt Boyle, to this country in loss from coal not which was-burnt to ,the ground last jthe connect with 'Sunday, week., Mr.- Ctiadwick' was'j unable -to siay in Macleod long] enough to ,gct lull particulars of the case, .haung had more important i business elsewhere, and this ease was tried by a local J. P. yesterday, when, all three boys were convicted' worthless subdivision-property came and-sentenced as follows Wallace Iin for a lively discussion in which lo- would thereby of getring good roads- and be of ma- terial benefit to "the farmers. The motion carried; Worthiest Subdivisions The exploitation of apparently committed for trial at the next sittings of the Supreme Court here, Willie Lewis and WillieVMcDou- gall, were allowed out on suspended sentence, the former having to supply two sureties and the latter one sure- ty of to keep the peace for two months. Last night about seven o'clock, the citizens of Macleod experienced the worst hailstorm ever in Macleod. Many windows were broken and some of tents of the Carnival company cal men wJio are 'behind the deals as a rule were severely criticized. Mr. Cornell of Brandon who moved the resolution said that such-practice was undoing the work of the Boards of Trade and destroying confidence ef outside people in. Western towns and cities. M. Isblster of Saskatoon was severe m condemnation of this ex- ploitation and said that as a rule the culprits were local men. Win. Cous- ins of Medicine Hat considered tbe question a dangerous one to touch as it is hard to say what are good or mined -and money sent out of the CASES IN DISTRICT COURT gary, 15; Fred Engen. Saskatoon, 50: country to bring in Pennsylvania coal. Wm. Calgary, 25: Jas. A.} He also spoke of the possible hard-" Harvey formerly of Cranbrook, 50; j ship that will ensue if the coal is not Dr. King. Cranbrook. 10: Otto" Lach- mund. Arrowhead, 60: S. J. 'Mighton, Cranbrookk, 10. WILL NOT ERECT STORE AT REGINA VTipnipetr, Man., -June 15. II. E. 1 snipped to the prairies 'before the movement of wheat starts. Mr. Sajin- were torn down and other slight dam j subdivisions. Some had 'been con- age tione. After the hail the rain j glared worthless four or five vears started, and in jess than, half an hour j ago jn 80me cities are-now covered more water had fallen than generally j with, residences, 'if people will buy does in a steady two days' rain i stuff without seeing it they will have storm. The hail, j to take their chances. E. ,M. Saund- the river and did not extend into the J ers considered outsiders coming in country and consequently no damage J and buying outside stuff and then was done to the crops. The rain {selling it at high prices and getting was general in this district and near- ly, '.every place was soaked. Today out when they made their clean up, were tne worst offenders. The mo- is one of the hottest davs vet this I rion carried unanimously that the ders of Moose Jaw, now of Calgary, i season and' the farmers say that they j practice be stopped as far as posostble said that around lloose Jaw all the steam ploughs are tied up from lack of coal. The resolution as carried, read as follows: "Whereas there has been and is a strike in the coal mines of Southern j Alberta and southern British Colum- bia since and, "Whereas there has been a corn- stores commissioner of the Cessation of output of domeatic Hudson's Bav Co.. emphatically dc- i coal and steam coal from minea locatl Raspberry -Tones, the colored man nic, today _th, t his company has pur ivho has been causing so much trouble chns6d or intends purchasing a site j edalong the line of the Crow'; by the local boards. Support Lethbridge That concluded the consideradon ments for a warehouse here for theof the regularly submitted resolu- can almost see the grain growing. W. Koch, of Vancouver, was in Macleod yesterday making arrange- Buscome Crockery Co., of Vancouver, C. F. P. Cony.beare in a brief who have selected Macleod as a dis-' speech ably advocated that the sup- tributjng centre for their goods in TO port of the convention be given Southern Alberta, It is this com- 1 Lethbridge in Its efforts to get the s inicntson to supply all the I Congress and was si.p- pany go to the public. 'Mr. Chestnut, pit boss' as Blainnore, and Mr. Archer, a miner at the same, place, were upon the stand-during the morning. Mr. Chestnut's evidence showed that the miners 'been al- lowed to use powder -the i regulations, was discontinued at the instigation mine inspector. A lively -contention arose over some of the o.uestions put to Mr. Chestnut, and Chairman Gor- don had to call for the observation of order. The mine workers 6oughc prove by this witness that discrimin- ation had been practiced min-. ers because they had attempted to organize sa local branch of thevU: M.- W. of A. at Blairmore. He .-had- die- charged nine men, but did .not; know they were members 'of the union They had 'been reinstated later. _. A section of rhe .down "by order of the did not know the He bad received orders to do so from the management, and; had. executed them. He admitted that powder- had been allowed in the mine "until the' mine inspector had The Use of Powder To Mr. Whitesides he stated that the use of powder damaged the qual- ity of the coal and increased the dan- ger to the men, as well as to Inter- fere with good-ventilation. .Its dis-. continuance had improved these con- ditions, but decreased the 'earning power of the men. Mr. Chestnut ad- mitted to Mr. Stubbg that be had taken a paper stating that the men were satisfied with the conditions in, the mines, and bad asked them to sign it Mr, Archer, a miner of thirty-five years' experience stated that ttiey had been laid off. when, that portion of the mine where he had been working was closed down. He was a member of the union. He had heard men who stated that they had'signed the state- mem prepared 'by Chestnut, say that they were opposed to such practice, and had signed- if under what they considered compulsion. The Board is in secret session going over the statements handed in by Mr. Coulthardt- [Dennis, head of the colonization de- partment of the C. P. H., before the delegates of the Western Canada As- sociated Boards of Trade at C. A. auditorium last night. He gave the credit of this accomplishment to J. W: McXicol, .chairman of the Farming Congress committee, of local Board of .Trade, who made 4 special trip to Calgary some time ago for this particular purpose, and thp high measure of his, success is gratifying to the members of tbV Board. It means that with this latwt donation the Board has a Jund toi twenty thousand on which bans' their application for the. 1912 and exhibition, and this practically them of succena in. their efforts to land the event. .They are also sure of the hearty' co-operation of tbe Associated Boards of Trade if ..the applause 'by the vijlttng; delegates present last night 'for 'anything, as they all to take as much pleasure out of the an- nouncement of Mr. Dennis as the Lethbridge delegates themselves, to' whom the statement meant It shews the feeling -that pervades the convention which is that done for the benefit of any one .part of the West is done for all. i The speaker, of the evening was in- troduced in, a few well chosen marks by President Georgeson, who spoke of the vast amount of good Mr.. Dennis has done for Calgary and the whole West Mr. Dennis, he said, bad gone farther, and done more for the tertitory between Nelson" and Medi- ported _ b-v _A: Cunningham and J. cine Hat and from High River to the boundary line, from Macleod. It is also rumored in town that there' of late, appeared -before His Worship, Judge Winter, yesterday afternoon, at Hegina, Sask.. for the erection, of} a departmental store, as was stated charged with breaking custody, and by the evening papers here yesterday. 'was given an additional month at the I The denial is even more emphatic! 1 Fernie, as well as along the main 'line'of.-the Canadian Pacific Railway from Ban knead west to Revelstoke, Police barracks. Isaac Rowland also appeared to answer to rhe charge of assaulting Frank 8. Leffingwell at Warner btit was -allowed out on bail. A ncrsonal of flOOO and two securities of 1500 each; than that mafic hv the company when j it rumored here that they Whereas, the commission appoint- lad jed under tne Lemieux Act "fts as yet bought the block on Portage Are., on BIG WAREHOUSE FOR FORT WILLIAM Fort William, June ments werc completed 'between the Internationa! Harvests'- Co. and the C. P. R. whereby, the harvester com- pany lease for 99 years property of the railway, near Elevator "D" on the Kam River for the site for their new Jive stqtey warehouse to cost 000. Work is to be commenced on pi A building bcfort of July. which they will shortly new departmental store. erect- their DR. CLARK TO SF2AK IN B. C. Red. Deer, June Clark of Red Deer, will go to the Pacific coast and speak at sev- eral Rritish Columbia gatherings, on reciprocity. LEWIS SHAW DEAD Winnipeg. June Lewis Shaw, the welMcncru Canadian mag- azine and newspaper man but who recently has been practicing law here died suddenly today shortly after made but little apparent headway to- wards resumption of coal operations, and, "Whereas the demand for domestic coal is increasing at the rate of ap- proximately tons per year by are several other wholesale houses irorn Vancouver looking, to Mac-j leod as a shipping centre with a view to locating here at an early date. W. McNicol, the latter of whom was- allowed the privilege of addressing the convention. of Med- icine Hat also gave his oral support j and said that he purposed asking the whole western country through thick and thin, in season and out of season than almost any other man that could be named, and Associated Boards could feel that they were, plimented by .his presence among them for the occasion. Optimism and, an unswerving faith In the future'of' Western Canada were the dominant notes of rhe whole speech and in clear and concise language he pointed out the part which tbe Boards of-Trade' scattered throughout the West could do for the development of what he claimed would ultimately be tlie cen-- tre of the British Empire. Going back through the the West he, spoke of tbe first turrey, ;that had been made west of Fort -Wll-l Mam which has been considered the end of civilization by, the eastern ulation. His father had made that survey for the Dominion government about the year 1870-and it had led to the first trouble with tbe Manitoba In- dians in 1871. Shortly after, in Tnrorjto, June ideal site'the had come himself at" the re- GENEROUS OFFER BY TORONTO MAN i Medicine Hat Board to, undertake fi- nancial assistance to at eet the con- Amid I for Government House has been offer- i ed to the Ontario Government by Mr. W. J, Gage on exceptional terms. The property is situated at the northwest corner of Davenport road and urst street, and consists of six of beautifully wooded land an etc quest of the government from that time had spent his whole life al- most continuously, in the prairie pro-. vinces. He had seen them grow frenv' unknown wilds to the position of Ter- ritories and later to Provinces of, Dominion, and the time would come left today for their camp in j OUBjv number m all about, On motion of W. P. Wells of Regina fifty. C. Bryan has charge of I conventlon gave unanimou- Mp. Tor this site to the purchase of about this contingent and expects his boys i p0rt to Regina Board of Trade in J tcn acrps in froilt of tllc Government to make an excellent showing in j vnat is knowrn as the Rcgina freight House, and the free gift of the ten Canary. Most of those who wentjrares case now before the Supreme the influx of population alonn, and j joined. "Whereas the district above men- tioned constitutes the main source of coal supply for the provinces of Al- berta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and, "Whereas ore mining and smelting has 'been seriously interfered with by the said strike, necessitating the movement of Pennsylvania coke west aiong the Crow's Nest Pass railway, and. from Macleod this year have only HON.'FRANK OLIVER AT CARDSTON TOMORROW NIGHT Court at Ottawa. The session concluded after the Hon. Frank Oliver will ad- dress a public meeting at. Cardston tomorrow night. next place of meeting had been chos- en by passing resolutions thanking the Lethbridge city council, Board of Trade, Y. M. C. A., and Chinook Club for hospitality extended. the city. Mr. Gage has generously offered to devote the monev received! acres to the public for the -purpose JUDGE HATTON DEAD Owen Sound, Ont, June County Cpurt Judge William A. Hat- ton, died Saturday, 46, after a of a botanical garden. -The public" garden would he south of Davenport road. It has.been 3 used for many- years as a market garden, and is therefore in excellent condition. REV. DR. LUCAS DEAD Hamilton, On t., June Dr. V. Lucas, a prominent'Methodist divine and a well known temperance advocate, is dead here aged 77 years. He had gained a wide reputation as a lecturer. they would be th of the whole Dominion. His work had always been associated with1 the work of development of the country and in this respect he felt that was in a position to speak with some; authority. .He carried his hearera back to the time within the recollec- tion -of all when the whole country was at a standstill, when the Canad-' ian Pacific was running .trains with- out passengers through a country hardly touched by the home-making settler. People then were :iat the prospect and It was a hard ter to convince tbe people of the eait or the south that Western Canada It was a long hard fight put np by, on ;