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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Ihe Lethbridge Dally Volume IV. Lethbrldire. AIU.. Thiirday, March 2,1911. Number 6S IMPORTANT ACTION BY CHURCHES OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA MICHEL STRIKE HAS COME TO A CLOSE PUBUCITY CAMPAIGN ON A LARGE SCALE FOR LETHBRIDGE THIS YEAR MURDER CASE VERDICT EXPECTED SOON Southern Alberta Has Most Moisture in Many Years Rumors of Hon. Clifford Sifton's Future in Circulatiori TWO CHURCHES DIVIDE WORK IN THE SOUTH Methodists and Presbyterians Adopt a Plan to Avoid Overlapping MINISTERS TO GO TO ENGLAND ON MISSION FIELDS!'''''�''^'"^"'^'^ Delegation ! From Both Parties for One Church is Left in Charge of Different Points (Spccinl to Uh' 1 ffi-.ild). iM.icli'iid. :\hiich 1 -Tlic ciunliii Mim> H|i|i(iiiilc(l l}y the AllHTl.i (.�iiiii'iTi'iu'c el ilip ;\!clliiMlihl ('hnrc'li ihc lioiiji S\ iioci (if llic I'ri'sliv(cnaii ('liui'fli 111! aiilhorllv m' Ilic Onu-i'nl I nrit'pii'iu-c ;in(l fir-i!iTnl AsM'inliK' nf llii'-i' I'csiircl ivc cliiirfhcs, lucl licic tmhiy 1(1 arr,in);c I lie work uii iiii>isii)ii lii'liis m) as iii rcmoM' ami aVuiil ciVlt laiipiMK- Tlidsc i)tc%ciii �i'ic : I'lcs-tn li-natis-lii'v. W. S. Kciil. sapcnn-| Iciidcnl 111' l^iT'sliv Ic; ian Missions iii .AlhiTla , \{v\. A, y\. (liHiliiii, I.nil 111 id^r ; I'vi'V. !'. I riidiM sun. ( lai(.�.shdlni, and 1 \\ Mc-J)iiiialil, of MiKdi'iiil. Mclli.iilisi - ]!i-x '1'. C. P.ucliaiiHn, Siipi. nl Mrili cdiv,! Missions in \ll)iTta M l,an isiiii. Maclcud ; \ix-\ f'i'i IV , l.flldii i(kr . \W\ . I. r>, lli^h UiMT : m. Sianl liUn. and T. \\ . nf Jiidm. Hi'\. -1. M llaiiisdii was fliainiuui, and Kc\. A. M si'iiriaii . inr llic ciisiiing year. 'rill- i'ornnri I lee smm iot down In a viiiKiin!: Inisis and nincli cnod �(^ic A\as acc'oiiiplislii'd. 'riic I wo liodlcs Worked on Ihe liasis ni' makinc: cvimi e.sflinri!jrs 'I'lu' liisl nioU' uas l!ir il'i oshy Icrians aurci'in^i, In \acnic niaidiic and ilic MrlhodisI pnlliiiu; on! cf \ iili'an. Then I ht- I'l rslii. I'^rians n.nTccil lo ]i'a\(' (ilad>.-s lo Methodists m tclnin lor I'iiie Cninon. The I'resb) l.erians agraed lo vaealc ( haMi))ioii and Wwlands, while llie 'Moihodisls leave !\Ionareli. Pearce nnd lli(> C^iiarrij^ t" the olher hmh . A most iniixmani aureemeni was thai iie!i(?tialed In whieli Ihe !\lellhi-riistR leavp (Jrannm to the Creshvter-tans, while the latter le.ivp Carniaii-pny. Barons, Hnrwash ,inri Coulter lo the MeMiodi.sls. (("oniinned nn iiane SI. the Coronation (iilaw.i, March :i -Sir Wihrid lainr ier Will leau' lor I'ji.i^land lo attend the Imperial I �onierenee ahont i\lav llilli, and will prohahlv he"aecuiiip.in ieil In Sir Krederick liorden and Hon I., r. Hrridi-iir. Sir Alan \\leswonli, lion. (ieoij;e I' (irahani, and lltin W S Kieldinn, will cross the Al-laniic later, in nrder to attend the loroiialioii of Kini^ (leor^,e. 'I'lie I'an.idiaii .noverniiienl has received an iiivilalion [roin the lirilish v:i \erineenl lo send n pariuiincntarv delei;at ion to ihe coronation. This will he drawn frnm both side; of the house and Ihe result may he thai Ihe rarliainentar\- session will be car t.iili'd The preseiil indications are tlial owini; lo the rccipr.icit\' deliale the session will he p I (ilon,i!,ed. A SIX THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT TO BOARD OF TRADE Recommendation That Will Be Made by the City's Publicity Committee-Big Campaign to be Inaugurated This Year --Important Matters Are Discussed "We, the publicity committee of the city council, recommend that a grant Of six thousand dollars be made to the Lethbridge Board of Trade." "The committee also recommended that the sum of three thousand dollars of this grant be pair at once and tPvat if SETTLED FISKE ON THE STAND IN HIS OWN BEHALF i:e\. .1 T 1' 1'. Her-e\ , liiflll I 'lares- elecle.l f iordon, TWO YEARS FOR ASSAULT Toroi'.io. .M.Tridi .'. Two .vears in ihe Ci'iiiral Prison wa,-; ihr seiiteiiee of Will. .Almond in ihc uolice conn tlii.s nioriiiiiK. who on Oet.ober ISih coin milled an assanli iilJon .losc'ldi Can-il'.'e. breaking- his Lfs and laying hiin lip in the hospital ever since. SUMMONED TO WASHINGTON i Ottawa. March 2.-Hon. J. Foster. United States corcul general to Canada, has been summoned to Washing ton by the secretary of state. It is understood that the conference has to do with the rociprooity agreement lit-' uatlon. MURDERS PRINCESS Rome. March 2.-Princess Di Rig-I ona, a young and beautiful lady In waiting to Queen Helena, was murder-i ed today in a sivall hotel in this city ; by Lieut. Patterson, an officer of the I Italian cavalry. SIFTON MAY GO OVERT Michel Miners and Company Adjust Differences Amicably (Special to the Herald.) Fernie, March 1.-The trouble over the ventilation question which has been the cause of a stoppage of work at Michel for several days has been settled in a most satisfactory way, and the men go back to work at once. This decision was reached after a thorough discussion by the men and their representatives, with the officials of the Crows Nest Pass Coal Company. There was a large vote cast upon the question and out of a total vote of 759,572 voted to go back to work as against 187 in the negative. The Crow's Nest Company have made a written agreement with Its employees to install a telephone system in the Michel mines, which will greatly facilitate the CQnveyance of information, from the fan house to any part of the mine, and in case of any disarrangement of machinery which might Interfere with the ventilation of the mine. This action upon the part of the company, marks a new departure In mining in the Pass, and Is one that is certain to be of great use, not only in cases of danger of accident, but in the every day operation of the underground places. This happy ending of what seemed liable to cause an unpleasant break in the relations of operators and men upon the eve of the discussion of the terms of a new agree^ ment. which is to govern during the next two years, will tend largely to smootii the way to harmonious action during the negotiations which precede the adoption of a new scale of wages and thfi adjustment of other difference which will have to come before the parties moat concerned. the Board of Trade's proposed paid subscription list exceeds the said grant of $6,000, that the city further jpay dollar for dollar in excess of the amount* of the above grant as same is subscribed." I ROBERT SAGE, Chairman, I C. B. BOWMAN, H. J. GOODE. i ! The above recoinineiidation, arrived at by the city council's publicity committee whicli^et a ,special committee of Ihe Board of Trade yesterday afternoon, will be made to the city council next Tuesday, and it it passes, the Board of Trade will have a fund of anywhere from $1l',000 ro |L'0,000 for publicity work this year. The recommendation formed at the Board of Trade Council luncheon this afternoon a part of the report o( Chairman Dobbin of the special committee, which met the city conjaiittee yester- J day afternoon. The committee con- , sisted of Messrs. W. R. Dobbin, P. W. ; Downer and f!. M. Tinning. .\ special meeting of the council ol' the Board of Trade was held on Tuesday evening ai which the press was present, but the reporters were re-((uested to malio no mention of the business transacted until after the regular meeting today. Publicity Budget At that meeting the following publicity budget, prepared by W. R. Dob I'bin's piiblici:y committee, was discussed and endorsed: Newsj,aper and .journal advertising ......................$1^.000 Pamphlets .................. 1,500 Secretary's salary ........... 3,500 Publieiiy man'.s salary ....... 4,000 Travelling expenses, publicity man ...................... l',000 Otrice expenses ...'.......... 1,00(; PJ.ichibilions.................. 2,000 Special publicity towards securing Dry Farming Congress in li'li; ............. 300 fcJntertalumeni. ............. 1,000 fore yesterday afternoon's meetings and Messrs. Dobbin, Downer and Tin-jning were appointed a special committee to submit the budget to the city's puhllcity committee which they did yeserday afternoon. (Gonlinued on page �)-_ MIKE ROSSI AND BRIBERY CHARGE Indian Boy Corroborates Sensational Evi' dence ALL OFF Blairmore Man Will Have to Stand Trial at the Assizes (.Special to the Herald). Frank, March 1.-At the police court, last night before Magistrate I'inkney. The preliminary hearing ot the charge of attempting to bribe I'li-speclor Belcher of the R.N.W.M.P., GIVEN BY JONES Fiske, the Prisoner, Begins to Show Anxiety as to Result >- ' ^0 Taft Can't Get Reciprocity Through Without an Elxtra Session Washington, March 2.-The last vestige of doubt that there will be an extraordinary session of Congress called by President Taft to consider Canada's reciprocity agreement In the now practically certain event of failure of that measure in the present congress, disappeared today when it became knovi/n Republican'leaders had been summoned to the white house for conauttation, which led to a presidential announcement to this effect. Toronto, March 2.-Washington special to the Star this morning says: "When the Senate met today after a session which ended at 1.3^ a.m. all hope of forestalling an extra session was abandoned. .Dilatory tactics aimed at the bill for a perrr?.ncnt tariff board by Senators Hale, Heyburn and Stone last night were taken to indicate that from novy on until Saturday noon the trick would permit only the passage of the regular appropriation bills. Reciprocity apparently had not the ghost of a show. It must be passed in 48 hours or an extra session of CongrMs will have to be called. 1 (Special to,the Harald) Calgary, March 2.-Vrh� BeoMtiODiiif and incriminating evidence Robert ' against Mike Rossi, of Blairmore, j^nes gave at the trial of John Flik ' was concluded. Crown Prosecutor W. ^^e murder of Tucker Peach. wa�,' M. Campbell prosecuted and Malcolm corroborated yesterday afternoon *r Mackenzie, M.P.P., of Macleod,. ap- Henry Callihoo, an Indian boy Who' peaiod for the defence. Evidence for was working with Jones on the erent-1 tlic prosecution was given by Corpor- fuj morning. Callihoo wouldn't swm s al Bower. Inspector Belcher and J.\ ^^^^ p,^^ - W. Gresham, J.P. The evidence show- ,g ^^^^j^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ cd that Mike came to the.police bar- Peache's. ',Though this evldewe'! racks at Frank and onerecl to Cor- jg p,reijr circumstantial is has a very poral Bower and Inspector Belcher significant hearing on the case. An-tlic sura of $100.00 if t.hey would re- other damaging feature againBt  t'h� duce the charge of attempted murder defense is that .lames Simpson 'testl-against Tony Nicolette, a country- fied he saw fresh wheel tracks lend-man of his, to one of carrying con- ihg from Flak's gate toward Peocha's cealed weapons When asked if he gate on the afternoon of May 21 >and had anytliin.g lo say in reply to the looking over In the direction of the charw, Mike made no answer. old m.in's place saw a team and'a' He was remanded for trial at the '^'^8�" standing there. When asked tr,,^ ^ ncx-t Assizes, and w.is allowed bail, describe the team he did so andSJt ,| himself in $,3.000 00 and two others of $3,000.00 each, RECIPRCCITV PACT tallied exactly with the aescript'dn-given by other witnesses. There only one more witneee to he called for . | the crown. He arrived from Okotolni Inst night and it is rumored thatvhCi I has something of a aenaatton to im-, pnrt. By tomorrow night the east will be given to tbie jury. Today James Short, K. C-, Crown prosecutor will take up all the different partt; of the evidence and weave them to-; gether into one complete part with:. Bratidiin. M:iich 3 -.'^iiKin's speech is llic sole t.ipic 111 (iisciis.smii liiMc tiiihn .ind dnprs virus m the prdb-ablc nnlc(.nii' "f Ihr cn iiiiin: 1 i-i's ;tc-thin, ,111' ci.prcs.'icil Snnii' lliink .Sit-t"ii will slidiih icsiKii bis Hi.uidiin f,c.il, citlicr-- ^.c\ \' ill .ilh li ini'scll u 11 ll llic i �>;,�,(>; \ ,1 1 i \ i's. ! i\ i>u Iu'Ik'M- lie � ill i;i. ml  i li'.lii|l- l.ibel.il-; iii Bl.Tildnn btiir,^ di-unused, and some day noiii week uill be el,I,sen, pmbiilih Mon-(1,1 V or 'I'lipsd.iv. ; Tlie iKvssibilM \ ni lln heme; opened is beinc; I licrc Is a pel s- ieni ilii mill .i > ac.iii. \ 1 .eiiif KiiSei, ui!| be ' lie didale 1 '' Nn invurcd In I.liiei.i Brandnn scat iljseiisscd and niinor tlinl here, nobeii 1 '(irisi'l v.it i\ e cnii-I is i-- 1 lie line nujli s iis H candidate. hni i! IS -n! belieU'd thai l lie luciil l.iheial leadei unuld enleittiin the priipiis.il 111 ^,11 mill I'eiliiral pidilic.';. SQUIRTED AMMONIA ! ON THE JEWELER 'V'aiicoiivpe, .March 2.-.Joseph Smith entered .M. Kallrji'f's jewelry store last |iiiphl and while the proprietor was .bboniiii; liini rings, pulled a Kriuirt gnu j ,-11111 I brew litiuld uininonia Into Kali urt'ti eves. 'riio.i>;li in grnal )iain Kali ! 'If sei/i'd liiK asHiiiliini and ealleU tin neiji .-iiiiilli vser. ea pi iireil and lurnnl � 1'. 1-1 Ml the liiiliee on Ibf cliar,�e ui uln'uipted holit ip. DELUGED RothschiW Party Showered Jewels and Money on Rescuers (iiilip,.ri Mis> . March 2.-.As a re-v.Mid li.i le-iiiiiM.; Hanin Rothschild and p.Ml'. Ill �'�( ttnm the stranded yiulil. \iiiiali. Ill I'.Tiie .s.m .�\nlcinio, i'l.lia. !,i-1 ^'nabn nioiiiiiin. Tapi I'l.in \\i!;,.iai. .i:'il cieu of the tramp sie.iniii s,,i\| I iinrs, which ainveil imiav, u I ! e slunveied with diami.inds, liiiiache- ,ind inacelels. rings and iillier ci.ih jewelry by the wile ot I lie I'.iris liaiiiior and olher women taken iinnithe .Mmali. Baron Roths child peisoiially p.is.scd the hat among the mill cii' Ills party and more than �i.'j (Jii'i in -olil �as uttered as a purse In raptaiii William;, and his sailois I'hc r;eu u,i.s Uierallv wallowing 111 ue.iiih. 'I'lie \al\ie nf the jeweh aii'l iMii,e' . ihe men received \i.is aie.iiii liiai ibe Cargo uf nifraies viliicli ilie -le.ihiei brniiglu herefrom liuenu-, \\ lis. Total ................... $15,800 Private Subscriptions ,'^lr, Dobbin reported that he had started a snbacription list for a sup-pletneiuaiy fund, the understanding being that if 'lie city council made a grant of $)fi,iiiHi the htiaineKs men would siib,�cribp $6,000. Although the list hHd hoen submitted to less than a dozen firms $,',,900 had already boon secured and he niiiiclpated no dlfflcuUv in seciiiVig the $ii,nOO, Mr. Dobbin was in,structed to push the list and if possible secure ibe amount rociuired be- DELEGATES TO THE IMPERIAL CONFERENCE London, March 2.-The official delegates to the Ifnperial Conference are as follows: Australia. Premier Fisher, Senator Pearce, Minister of Defence, and Hon. Les Batchelor, Minister of External Affairs, with their respective secretaries, Allen, Peth-ebrldge and Hunt. South Africa, Premier Botha, H, C, Hull, Minister of Finance, and Hon, F, S, Malan, Minister of Education. New Zealand, Premier Ward and Secretary Find/ey, Canadian delegates are not yet announced. STRIKERS BACK TO WORK Springhill, iV. S., March 1-The first break occurred today in the history |if the strike which has now ex- ^ Itended tor twenty months. Twelve! of the leading mechanics who have stood shoulder to shoulder with the j strikers p and .-NtiRnst \V. F. ,yiev-eiis. li\e stock cniiniissionur for Alberta, made an extended examination ui the foot-hilhs of the Rockies and discovered that some sections were eminently sniicd for sheep grazing, while not being good cattle land. The outcome of this inspection xvas the trip of Mr Harvey, who, to gether with Mr. Stevens. .las M( I'aig, of Kdmonton, and Hon Dun.a.-i .Marshall, min!.stei- of apriciiliiirn, m terviewed (ho Hon, Win Oliver ni Ottawa nn Ihe 21 ,ind J.'itb nf i isl nronlh The ranaic the sheep mon want is UI the foot- hilU of flic Rockies be- tween Pass Creek and through the Livingstone country. It i.>; \a lihe governinunt forest reserve ana on account of the great number of small insects cattle will not graze there, but it is eminently suited for slicop, and the sheep mon ligure on leasing a tract which will accommodatB a'loiit 511,000 head dtiring the summer months It is not intended for the large sheep ranol ers, but more to help out the small farmer, who can send his slieep up there and either bring them back to tlie fartn after the crops are off, or ship them from . the range to the market. Mr. Oliver looked with consideratile favor on the proposition and prom-, lied what assistance he could give'.-i. It will be necessary, however, before' llie lease can he secured to readjust-suine laws in connection with the use ' of the lorests, but Mr. Harvey snvs that there is some prospect that -" it cau be accomiilished this Masott. ' ;