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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Hie Lethbridge Daily Herald Vol. IV. Lethbrldjre. Tuesday, .Time 145. ITS UP TO THE MINERS AND OPERATORS NOW FLOODED THE CARDSTON CELLARS Over Five Inches of Rain Fell in Two Days Back "From Camp Cardston Soldiers Had a Fine Time at Calgary and Sat- urday gave us-a.'Eine. wetting. From eight a.m. Friday until eight a.m. Sat- uiday we bad oE an inch On Sat- urday Hie downpour; was very heavy, from near noon until evening the offi- cial figure tor 24 Saturday to Sunday, given'by the government meterologiet, Mr, Martin being 4.80 inches, the total for -JS hours be- Jng 5.32 inches The ra'n seemed to come in sheets of 'water crossed down over streets and poured Into Lees Creek. In a number of instances, he- fore aware of Iheir danger, the waters vere entering the rear doors of the along Main street between Ly- iriant and Taylor streets from the hill- ifiide at the -west. Mr. Coombs reported four of water on his floor, and restaurant, 'Harper's tailor shop, the two reported11 water to It that the oc-' ciipants of .the new Wood-Wool block on the first floor, experienced a superabundance of moisture. Per- jhaps no further agitation vwil! be re- quired.to convince all the necessity of n storm-sewer at, the rear of these places of'business. The council has tile matter in view. Return of "C" Squadron It was a.very damp reception the fcorpa received on Saturday afternoon ion their return from Calgary encamp- ment; however, it was the weather, not the .people proud of the efforts .and record of the men .from Cardston district. .There were 66 men enlisted, making the largest squadron on the grounds; Pincher Creek came next with 48 man. The 33rd Alberta Rangers .made a itery enviable record at the encamp- ment, having won praises from Gen. Otter, Inspector General of Canada, as the test regiment on the grounds {This speaks .well for the Spiith-Al- contingent. The boys of squadron did well In their'eftorts to maintain.the supre- macy of'the 23rd Alberta Rangers in all the contests the regl- jnents, the best mounted BQimdron .of the 17; encamped, .their Worses excelling as to uniformity in pize and were also awarded them for the physique of the the neat appearance of the lines, steadiness in drill and for the best kept encampment as to tidiness arrangement of their tents and equipment. Lieiit.-Coh. Gruikshanli compliment' "ed them as the best squadron of the 23rd'and this wan'the best regiment in' Cardatonians therefore think they have cause to lie.proud of the men sent from this district. Of course these points apply to the mounted regiments and will not apply to the Lethbridge Battery, as they are the artillery branch of .the service. In the contests between; the squad- rons for the best. troop and officer, Lieut. A. B. Woolf and ten picked men von the honors for "C" squadron, m silver" medal for the officer fcrooie medal for; each man being the reward granted. At the being ;be- Squadron took Alnmny or the events for the 23rd. Al- Rangers. In foot racing Tra Parke was a win- Parker of Mountain View Cross race in which comrade is rescued, supposedly ounded between the firing linos. F. in the horwe back Ming ciirried off the hpnprg; also the bucking contest he WH first. i (Continued on page Needed to Harvest This Year's Enorrrious Crop in West Toronto, June greatest problem before Canada today is how to harvest the western 'wheat said C. fi.-K. Usshc'r, General 1'ass- cngcr Trallic Manager of the Cana- dian I'acilic Railway, who is in the city "from Winnipeg today. has supplied 76 per cent, of the harvest help Jf the west, hcrs- tofore, hut at present no't more what is needed tor On- tario alone has been'supplied. The task ot caring (or the western grain crop of IIUI .will 'he a- gigantic one and at present it is giving western people grave, concern.11, EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS OPENS Madrid, June officially welcomed the second annual Euchar-. istic Congress today, King Alfonso del egating the Infante Dom Carlos, who made a speech oC greeting. The Church of San Francisco was filled with prelates, priests and lay dele- gates from all nations. ;A'solemn special service, with discourses by the Papal legate ami the Bishop Harux followed. WAS LIKELY FROZEN TO DEATH Unknown Man Found orj the Prairie Near According to-reports received loday from'the Mounted Police at Warner there seeme to have been no identifi- cation of the man whose body'was found on the the.vicinity of Warner on Saturday. Dr. Scott who examined the remains states that the man has-been .lying where'.tplmd tor four or five months, arid, judging from the heavy flothes, it is supposed that he was lost and frozen-io death dur- ing the winter. Thla supposition is accentuated hy the fact "that he was wearing, LH o pail s ol sox and' a heavy overshoes wh'eii found. The remains were-found in a low place on the prsiiie where tho lost man probably sought shelter, and overcome by the" severe cold, was frozen .to death. The heavy rains during the summer have filled the place with water and the party who went out to bring in the had to wade in.to recover them. Dr. Scott says that there are no marks of violence on the man's body and an Tnquest IB therefoie consider- ed unnecessary. Theie wete no pa- pers to give any clue to the man's identity The lemains will he inter- red at, Warner. Prince of Wales with Sis- ter and Brother, Enthus- iastically Received London, Slay the Prince of Wales, Princess Mary and Prince Ueorge of Wales visited the camp of Ule coronation contingents from the overseas dominions at Chelsea and inspected them, Prince specially asked whore the'different companies of Canadians came from and begged a button from a MacLean tunic which was promptly complied with. AH the commandants gave hinv their badges, whetenpon Prince George asked a sim ilar gift. The South Africans gave their peculiar lion's roar and the Can- adians gai'e the royal children three cheers with a tiger and sang "O Can- ada." Hon. Lewis I-iarcourt visited the.casi; later. 'Tomorrow the Can- adians go to Windsor Castle and the ollicers take tea at Eton College Lord Strathcona entertains the offi- cers wives'to dinner tonight and on Friday the King presents the contingents with coronation medals at Buckingham Palace. On Saturday the Canadian camp will be struck and the men embark at seven o'clock on the impress of Britain at Liverpool. Commandant .McLean says the offi- cers and men.have been nearly killed by kindness and hospitality. Lieiit. Maconn is now progressing favorably and will .be able "to leave for home.'in a fortnight. The Oueen sent him (lowers yesterday and the King la maklns daily enquiries. SHERMAN WON'T BE RE-NOMINATED Washington, D. D., June Schooleraft Sherman, of New Tork, vice president of tho. United. States, will not he re-nominated for the office he holds if the two dominant factions of the Republican party caq.prevcnt it. The man most favored for.second place on the ticket by those who have Mr, Waft's interests-really at-'heart is cither Senator Cummins of Iowa, Gov, Ueneen of Illinois, or Oov; Hadlcy of .Missouri. CENTRE HURON LIBERALS NOMINATE Seaforth, June Huron Liberals on Saturday re-nominated Wm. Proudfoot, K. C., M. P. P.; as can- didate for the legislature. ABOUT DR. RUTHERFORD Eastern papers say that Dr, Rutherford, who'has realgned his position as chief veterin- arlan and live stock commis- sioner, will go into jrolitics in Alberta as an opponent of the Sifton government.- ft is also staled that Dr. Rutherford's retirement is due :to friction with the Hon. Sydney Fisher and -officials of the depart- ment. Dr. Rutherford de- clines to dlncuagj.he reports at present. our picnic." VISITED THE BOY AND TEAM CANADIAN DROWN IN FORCED TO JUMP FOR THEIR LIVES Montreal, June fifteen and twenty men, mostly had to jump for their lives as a result of a blaze lhat broke out at 2.45 o'clock this morning in the three storey building at ICO St. Jamos St., occupied by the Restaurant Hubert, a lodging house peopled mostly toy for- eigners. Many of the lodgers escaped down the stairway to the hut the blaze spread so rapidly that- those in -the building .had to jump from the windows of the second and_ third storey, without time to dress. The firemen did good work in catch- ing most of those who jumped for their fives. It is not thought, that any lives were lost The entire cent- ral division brigade came out alarm was turned in. It was thought at first that the blaze would spread, to the Herald job office adjoining the building, but the firemen succeeded In cutting the fire off. ROYALTY ATTENDED' PERFORMANCE London, June Gardens were transformed, into veritable floral palace last night for the com-, mandjjpcrfonnauce. The King and Queen rode there in state and occu- pied a. box. The function waa bril- liant in the extreme and was attended by the most prominent guests nation.' After the performance -the royal guesis, special envoys and menu bers of the diplomatic corps attended the -Ball the Duke and Duch- ess of Westminster. PRIEST OPPOSED TO DANCING said Father Lewis, in Si. Mary's church on Sunday, "that l.dis-, approve of dancing, not only Icial oE the churchj hut also person- There is much about dancing ....Icli is. not beneficial. The tight embrace which it involves renders it advisable. Alao I hone that there he no drilling. Although there u not thf; sumo objections to drilling aa there to dnncing, never- theless we are belter without it. There hope there will be no dincing fore and no drilling, and no disorder at (Special to the .Herald) Milk Jllver, June Selby, aged 15, son of H. D. Selby, was drowned this morning at the Mackle ing .of Milk River, about 15 mites from here, by a wagon being turned' over while crossing the river; .The team also was .drowned. Macleod Thinks C. P. R. Will Place' Them in That Town to the .Herald) Macleod, June r report waa circulated here this morning to the. effect that the Canadian Northern Railway Company would locate their weatern car at Macleod, and alao build a union atatlon with Trunk Pa- cific, making Maelead one of tha chtaf terminala.5 of thli road In Thia report cornea from an almoat official aourcc and In all likelihood ia-trua. Sir Wm. vlce-prealdent of the'C. P. R.rhaa- wired'several tlmea to the Board of Trade arid 'the] town council here, asking what inducement Macleod waa prepared to offer ahould the C. P. R. locate'their (hope and theae bodlei have held joint meet- Inge' and have aubmitted their offer, a reply to which la expected this afternoon On the strength of theae reports real eitate la get- ting still more active and proper- ty haa been changing hands to- day at fabulous prices AMENDMENT TO VETO BILL Sweeping Changes Sug- gested by Lord Lans- in Lords .London, June great strug- gle in the Hoiise ot Lords the Veto Bill is scheduled to begin on Wednciday next. Lord Lansdowne given notice that he will intro duce an amendment of the most sweeping character. It'is designed to exclude from the operation of the bill should it become law; any measure affecting the prerogatives of the crown, the, right of succession to the tn'rone, the. estiibliBhinent in any pn.'t of the United Kingdom of a sepanle legislature and provides; that on all iBBties ot great gravity where the sen- timent of Hie country has not, suffi- ciently ascertained, the measure per laining to such issue must be sub- mitted to a referendum vote. MEET AT KIPP IN SEPTEMBER Ottawa, .Time Rail- way Commission is to make a trip through the west, hold- ing sessions at Port Arthur Aug. 10, Fort Frances Aug. 11, Prince Rupert Aug. 19, A7ancouver Aug. 31, Kfpp Sep- tember 7, Edmonton Sepl. 11, Reg In a Sept. Winnipeg Sept. 16. CONFESSION NOT MADE BYJTSK Murderer Paid the Penalty on Scaffold at Calgary Calgary, June Flsk was hanged for hfa share in the death of Tucker Peach, over a year ago. The execution, took place at four minutes past six. After the execution Sheriff .Van Wart said that Kisk still protested his innocence. For a couple of.hours previous to execu- tion. Rev. Mr. Kerby was with the con demned man, and after administering the last sacrament, Fisk walked to the scaffold bravely. T-lle execution was strictly private, though a large crowd wished to witness the closing scene of the tragedy; '.The crowd was on hand early this morning and climb- ed telephone-poles adjacent to the guard room, where the gallows were erected. They were chased down by city police, and then sonic mounted DON- cars in the B. P. R. yard and saw the execution. The hangman, whose name la not known, showed -know- ledge of his work and.the jury ronurt- ed instantaneous death. The body was turned over to rela- tives. The death watch is also keeping a strict guaiiTon Thomas Mitchell Rob- griaon, who is also condemned to die for the same crime On Mondai night Robertson begged to have kitten that had been plajmg around guardroom He is apparently try- ing to divert his mind from the of his partner in come ASSESSMENT ;WAS TOO HIGH (Special to the Hcialii) Magrath, June town coun- cil sat as a court of revision today in the town hall, and before the) ad- journed lor lunch over fifty proto.ts ere receded and filed The principal cause of complaint was the extreme highness of tho assessed valuation of property within the mvimcipalitj It hnalH decided, after a hot cliS- cussiou in the altcrnoon session, to reduce Ihe whole assessment fittj per cent of the protestors thereupon withdrew their protests The cause lor the increase in the as5css-nK.nl due to the facl that the mat or and council were de- sirous that of the town be eliminated this-year, and the valuation of taxable pronerl) was advanced meet the re- quirements Under the arrangements decided up- on at the meeting yesterday it is hoped that the municipality will he able" to lift the' burden which has been mctimhcrcd' upon the town for several years'past and'; 'the council 1 soon be in a position to estab- lish a good, sound basis to work up- on in the.future: CALGARY VOTES MONEY TO UNIVERSITY Calgary, June bylaw auth- orizing the city council to grant 000 to the Calgary .University was passed today by a vole of 425 to US. FORWARD MOVES TO C.N.R. LINE Winnipeg, June 27. a new town cm the .branch bi the Cana- dian Pacific now building, west Irom Wcvhiirn, Sash., to Lethbridgc, Alia., has decided to move lock, stock and barrel, to a point two and onc-ll.ilf miles west of the present location, where the new Canadian Nortliern hrnnch running in a similar direction will.intersect tnn; Canadian I'acilic. The Forward noanl of trade has the miter in hand and is arranging with local contraclor to move them, to he on the new site before threshing starts TAFT Is Very Much Pleased Over Defeat of Root Amendment Washington, June 27. President Taft is high.v pleased with the de- feat of tlin Root amendment to the Canadian reciprocity bill, in the sen- ate yesterday. This tl'C free admission of all print paper from Canada; So few- 's ere its supporters, th.it a vote was not required, and tho president be- lieves that the opposition to the bill will show up as poorly when-it conies time to vote on any other amend- ments and on the .'the passage of the bill. _ f But. nevertheless, the debate terdav disclosed the -fact 'that'.there is no cohesion in the various factions that lined .up against the, amendments so that almost anything may. be ex- pected. An attempt was made on the floor of the senate.to reach-an agreement for a .vote on the pact on Monday, Julv 24th. It carries the further proposal that there should be a vote on the wool and free list hill, Julj 26th. No agreement could'be. reached. TO LAY OUT THEJXOUNDS Coaldale Man Selected for Important Work at. Edmonton A Mitchell, UllcheJ! Nunery Co., Coaldale, returned from a. trip northern branch at La- combe. He reports things in (food order and good crop prospects all over the .province. While in Edmbrir ton 'lie was commissioned by1 the De- partment of Public to -.draw out designs for the grounds of the parliament buildings, to about twenty acres, and also for the Governor's .new renidence, which covers about fourteen 'acres. Prelim tntn a ketches have been ant) mitted, accepted and the finished plane are now in course of lion Mr Mitchell has had consider able experience In landscape (worSc, both in the old country and side, and this is pany intends to make a specially'of. There are now plenty of farmers and, city dwellers throughout the country are in a position 'o beautifj their homes with such ings as lawns and Bhrubberies' and there should fee a good opening ,for this line of business. Such work maj just as well be done right as anyhow. While in Calgary Mr Mitchell had an opportunity of looking over the parks and boulevards, and reports great improvement there.' He is'act- ing ae parks superintendent for that clh at present The nurMry stock at Coaldale is in .-'-excellent con- dition. FORTV.EIGHT APPLICATIONS FOR FORTY Fargo, N. D., June were fom eight applications for saloon II cennee in Moorehead county. ;The council had previously announced that only forty would be granted and that fee would 'be advanced thousand to twelve hundred dollars. SATURDAY WtLL BC A PUBLIC HOLIDAY There aecms to hC'.Bome doubt in the minds of some of the merchants whether the stores would be closed on Sat- or Monday Some agi- tatlon has been going the rounds to observe Monday ratbor than Saturday...-Howr ever, the Merchants ABBocia-. tion has decided that, as Sat- urday is the legal holiday the tttores will all be closed on that date and not on Monday. There Is no why Can- a da's natal day thould. he marred by any dissension from this decleioa. DIPLOMATIC MOVES ARE TOCTOP Dr. Gordon Says There, Is to be no More Dilly-Dallying Conciliation Is the Main Purpose o) Board, Not Making a Report (Special to the Banff, June muting be- tween and eon- dilation board called for thla meov Ing waa a little In convening but the feeling ttnae and thia afterman, will be occupied In presenting elate- mente to the board. Dr. Gordwi If drawing the nine out and le Inaiatlnj upon clear atatementa to how far each party la prepared to go or uswn what they are prepared ta atand to the extent of holding MM whole country In a matter In which people, he la, have ao far been ao patient, thing will happen won. Banff, Mia June 36 Today'i proceedings before the Conciliation Hoard were ot a most intereatiog character. The two sessions held'arerei brief, hut to the point and the man'? remarks 'fi- ance Ever) word that he uttered, i lull ol meaning manner. emphatic as to make out clearly aU'nartlesMhat the dallying hai ceased and for advantages must cease The morn-i ing session as' cut short owing ,to a misunderstanding hy Chairman Stock ett, which led him to believe tha, board, would hold a private before going into conference with the two coramitUes A J. Cartel could not attend because of serious trouble, and Mr MacLeod wu mh- srnt m Calgary None of the operator! being anemt, the session wai of an inlosmal na- ture and was adjourned to Mr Stockett oama After some preliminary and statements from both fides explana- tory of the failure ot two com- mittees to come to a defcjte standing Saturday night mg bv Mr Stubhs of a written ment of the proceedings at thatjneet ing and the promise from Mr. Stock- ett to do likewise, the chairman re- peated his request that a final itafe- ment from each party denning their positions and making it plain to the board just far they were pre- pared to go and just what thev were prepared to fight lor rather than to consent to an agreement At the close of his the chairman adjourned the board to tea o'clock tomorrow, and it may be amid that a crisis in the proceedings ol the Conciliation board to long drawn out has been'reached. Dr. Rcmarka Dr Gordon said "In presenting your statement ol claim tomorrow I would like you to hear m mind or two things First all Hi that statement I am going to ask from each party a definite pronouncement of ciery point at issue, a aettfof forth of the ultimate demands For instance, on the day wage scale I want to know the attitude of the op- eta tors oo this same point If the operators are. prepared' to grant an advance, I want them to say so, and 'if not I want, them to say so. 'The same thing applies to contract pric- es'. I .want to know from each side whiit the demand is, advance, present, scale, or decrease. In regard to the differential in pillars, I want know whether the differential is in- sisted on bv the operators and if so, in what mines. And I want''to know If a differential in pillars is refused, on the side o! the miners, and It so, in connection with what mines. I nant a statement, though this had probably better be delayed ior the present, in regard to the attitude oa, {Continued OB aaft ;