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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta e Lethbridge Daily Herald T' Vol. IV. Lethhriclfre. Katunlay. June 17, 1911. Number JWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED FIRES y. Will Announce Corona tion all Over Great Britain STATE CARRIAGE George V Will be First to Wear New Imperial Crown London, June fires built en 2500 of the most prominent points of the British-Isles, in'England, Wales, Scotland and will on the evening of Jung 22 flash the tid- ings of the coronation of King George V. to the remotest recesses of the .country. At ten o'clock in the evening magnesium rockets will be lired from all the points selected in England, Wales and Ireknd, followed ly a shower of colored rockets. Then the fires will be lighted and the 'peo- ple gathered round will sing the -Na- tional Anthem. The same programme will be ob- in Scotland half an hour later, the delay arising from the fact that daylight lasts longer in the northern regions. The ancient beacon hills, in olden times to warn the in- habitants of the approach of enemies, are to .be utilized on ihjs occasion. State Carriage The state carriage in which King George will proceed to the coronation lias carried five of .his predecessors to the abbey on a similar mission. It years ago, uTlTtil, for King George III., 'and its 'body which over four tens, Is of fine oaks LIMITED JUMPED THE TRACK; ONE KILLED Toronto, June fifty an hour the G. T. R. International Limited left the rails west of Newcastle ;this afternoon.' Jas. Madiil, Toronto, a passenger, wa's in- stantly killed. Half a dozen others were hurt but- none seriously. LOCAL MAN IS ARBITRATOR The Edmonton Electrical Workers Want Increase in Wages .William; this city Jias ?eeu appointed under the Industrial Dispt tes Investigation Act to repre- sent the Electri'.ai nf I.d- momcn. in their disnuto tlie cl.y of The chaii-nimi of tue FOREST FIRE FIGHTING PLAN Assistance of Indians-Con- struct Telephones and Roads Ottawa, June A campaign en education and organization is being carried on by the. forestry branch among the Indians between Manitoba and Hudson's Bay in preventing and" fighting fires. Agents of the depart- j ment are now among the Indians giv- ing talks upon the disadvantages to the natives winch lollow the burnug of forests. Tjiey authority to enlist IN LONDON GREAT Almost Incredible Prepar- ations Being Made for Coronation ENTERTAINMENTS the j1 Heart of Empire Ablaze With Bunting and and t Electric Light SIR WILFRID FIXES THE TREATY Conference Agrees Res- pecting Treaty Making With Powers i London. June 17. The Imperial Conference yesterday ..afternoon, a report of which.....was issued today, discussed a motion by Sir Joseph Premier of Zealand, for the establishment, of a chain of state C. N. R. EXPRESS RAN INTO A FREIGHT Winnipeg, June Capital Cities Express. Can- adian Northern, crashed into' the rear of a freight train on a siding at Kliman yesterday" Nobody was injured but the freight cars were badly smashed up. the engines be- ing damaged. lar Loss-Threatened the Whole Town Current, .Tune b some badges to distribute Coronation week are causing Great Uoas in England" Cyprus, Aden" Bom- j fred dollar tire wiped cut indicate the authority of the fairly to seeth. Business is bay, the Strait Settlement and West i lhe. Great Hardware s'cre who agree to undertake the work interrupted and the excite- Indians as fire rangers and London, June for proposed to begin establishing sta- owned wireless telegraph stations throughout the Empire. Postmaster General Samuel said that the gov- erriment favored the scheme, both for strategic and commercial, reasons and SWIFT CURRENT HAS SEVERE FIRE Hundred Thousand Dol- ONLY THREE IT v' 11 Reciprocity Strongly En- dorsed at Cardston Meeting HON. F. OLIVER. Made a Most Effective Speech at Splendid Meeting conciliation board is Judge H. C. Tay- j JJ believed that the plan lull reduce I raent affectV Prince and pauper alike. or, and tbe superintendent of the the number of forest fires Electric Department of Edmonton making the .Indians more careful will represent the city. The electricr workers in telephone, electric ligh nd street railway departments ar sking for an increase of wages. Tb ward will hold-its first meeting "uesday. allegorical jointings by-Cipriani on the It's "cost George IV., William JV.-Vic- toria and Edward.VII. also "drove in it to their coronations. It will be drawn in the procession to the Abbey by eight of the celebrat- ed cream "horses from the royal stab- ies, and a. groom in state livery wil at each horse's head. The har- ness, which is covered- with red mor- occo leather, with gold plated metal facings will 'be the same as waff "used ar. Queen Victoria's" diamond jubilee and at "King Edward Vll.'s coronation in 1902. Imperial Crown The Imperial 'crown wtiich will lie placed on King George's head at the coronation is not yet a century7 old, and in its present'form has never fceen worn by any sovereign. It was first made for Queen Victoria in 1838 King Edward VJI. wore it ua- 1 changed at his coronation, but since tMs occasion It has been enlarged and embellished. In its front has now ibeen set the great Cullinor the "Star of which takes the place of the magnificent broad-spread- sapphire, now placed at the hack. Besides these enormous precious Btoues, whose value is unestimatable, many hundreds of pearls, rubies, "brilliants and smaller sapphires adorn it: These are set together in the shape'Of Mal- tese crosses, fleur-de Us, leaves and acorns, thistles' and sham- rocks. Altogether it contains over 3.000 diamonds and three hundred pearls, with smaller numbers of the other stones. Some of these are of great historic Interest. For instance the sapphire in the cross at the top of the crown formerly worn by Edward the O'onfessor m a ring, with a large un- cut spinet ruby in the centre of a Mal- tese cross of diamonds in the front hears the name of Edward the Black Prince-and the same stone was set Jn the helmet of Henry V. at the battle of Agincourt. The hroad spread sap- HONORED FATHERS OF CONFEDERATION Tablet in Westminster Un veiled Tupper and Laurier Spoke London, June Strathcona today unveiled a tablet, in the- room of the Westminster Palace Hotel in which the of Union was framed in Henry Kim ber, M. P., presided tlieni- be in sole control of the S.O'iO eight per cent, of the blindness of the been the greatest even in tbe history 1 overcome- this, difficulty Geo..Hatbh, lmmg the streets- reat deal 01 irnnbie worry ,tof the farmers. Field after field none of these weeds even before made j, Work of Police Sleepless, nights are already on for munitv. Onlv one amendment had .thjts police, who are working out a big! L their further spread scheme loaded with, detail for handling' The letter has -been. ii press, against the hig manner in .which the-City treat by the parent body 'Of organized lab- or" of this city. A case in point cited ;._qn tnree gentlemen on the platform.1' When Mayor Hammer, the asked those in favor of the motion to arise, practically the whole audience did so." Those opposed, who courage to stand up, numbered three, one of them-toeing tbe most active, Conservative in the town; D. S. and he took occasion to Invite those who Canted to know the other of the question to go to Lethbfidfe 6nt matter of wages brought before j Abridge, were some of the repre-- them, there being at the present.tuue a Fair Wage Clause in all city con- tracts: We would point out the inconsisten- cy, of tlie letter in the .first part they state that they will not inter- fere in any matters pertaining to' wages and they refuse to pav to the men in their employ the wages that sentatiye citizens of Cardston, ing Messrs; E. J, Wood, >f, H. D. Folsoro, D. E. Harris, Dr. John Holmes, Caldwell, S. M. Woolf, E. N.' Barker. ,H. A. Donovan 'Mark Spencer and Frank Leavltt, of -Leavitk Want It Mr. Buchanan spoke "briefly dealt general features of the 're- being paid by several other env i ciprocity question, pointing out par- plpyers of teamsters, and we as rep- Ocularly thatlthe American fanners resentalives of the wage eaters j and representatives of the agrlcul- would draw tbe attention of tbe ald- ermen to the promises that they made to the workers when they were seeking election to the We would also draw their attention to the sta tern en i that they have in- tural states in Congress were almost unitedly opposed to reciprocity, .while on this side of the border everyfarnJ- er, except those who considered interests supreme, were strong advo- cates of the agreement. To the- im- RANCHER IS LIVING J. E. Enright, rancher near Maple Creek, Sask., was reported in that town to have died at Butee, Montana. F. W. Downer of this city, however is authority for the statement that En- right, whom he knows well, very much alive. SAIL FOR CANADA ON JULY FIRST London, June Laurier, Sir Frederick vord- en and Hon.. L, P. Brodeur, leave on the Empress of Brit- ian on July let along with thc Canadian coronation con- tingent. hided the fair wage clause in all their contracts We have examined j the contracts and have failed to find j.rt not be favoring it. Reciprocity should any such clause and we desire to- _ t partial minded man this fact proved that the measure was in the interest of the Canadian farmer" or he would state that our definition of the ia r waw clause should be the rates call any and ill not be a party question and with many men it was not a party question. the speaker instancing the support Conservative ed- tor the unions of tra.Ies employed whether thc men >o ]eadfir iu Saskatchewau and emuloved arc members ot any- union j conservative newspapers. Liberals. were opposed to it. and he was glad that those particular Liberals were, corporation men, who were -'afraid the trusts and combines would, sutler. Minister of the Mr. Oliver discussed reciprocity or not. __ WQF.X ON TRANSCONTINENTAL PROGRESSING RAPIDLY Ottawa, June transcontin- ental railway commission is receiving gratifying reports of the construction. Its line from t a considerable the standpoint of the consumer tance west of Edmonton to Lake Sih and the Producer, and showed effect- penor Junction is now in operation. tnat the Liberal party was the Other sections are proceeding rapid-1 "low lariff and extended market" party while Conservative party had 'been in the past and still was, as its on reciprocity proved. TO INVESTIGATE FIRE LOSSES IN CANADA Jung 17.-rThe investigation into the cjuestion of fire losses is to be made by the conservation commis- "tbe high tariff and restricted mar- ket" party. Dealing with the argument .that- if- the farmer got more for his 'wheat sion. Statistics of the Underwriters' I his beef under reciprocity the association show tbe loss in the Do-j consumer would have to pay more .minion seven to ten rimes creator j nis bread and'his beef. Mr. Olivef .Great Britain or the continent {Continued on Fivt.) ;