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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Letlibridiire. A Ita.. Thursday, March 9,1911. Number 74. ASKATCHEWAN LEGISLATURE IN FAVOR THE UNITED STA TES ARMY MA Y INVADE MEXICO ANY MINUTE ENDORSE RECIPROCITY EScs MAIL DELIVERY TO BE INSTALLED AT ONCE UNITED STATES HAS MEXICO IN VIEW Its Action in the Mobilizing of Troops in Texas is Generally Endorsed by the British Press London. Murch -Tliiil Ujc I'nilprl P'.nlf-.i f-aiinfii alToril tc risk licinG; takon hv surprise in the Mexican situation and Ilmt ilir Roverninpnt i-i jiistifird in tain .Morning News. tt is cnnsirtcred ihal a violent cliiin.EP (]| jruverninei!t a possiliilil i lo III- recliiined will) and it is pointed (I'.il that iliere is a strong part\ be-' liind tin- rovolul lonisls sreliing In es-talilisli a :\If-xican federation nf I'l-n-Irnl .\n;eni'aii repuliltcs uiiieh miiild; prejndia' the intere.sts of the t niled i Ktatps m I'annn^a. (Ooiitinned nn page 8). ; C. N. R. AFTER BIG COAL PROPERTIES Toronto. Marrh 7.-That thp C. N. II. eoiTvpnny v.!ia ne-goiiattiig tor the possession u:' oxtensive eoal iniorests on thtt shores of Bnilp L-nke, near ilio YoJlowtipaU Pass. Has luanied toda.v. The property lies on tlie projiused main iinp of iho C. \. li. tlirough the mountaliis. .No iletails are yet (o hand Viai the iransf'pr will in\'olve a large sura of moue>. REPUBLICANS GIVEN FAT JOBS HAULTAIN SUPPORTS RECIPROCnY MEASURE Conservative Leader Strongly in Favor of the Agreement - Belittles the Disloyalty Talk and Declares Men of the West are as Loyal as any in the Empire-Premier Scott Predicts that Qifford Sifton Will Eventually Lead the Conservatives in Canada Reglna, March 8.-The Saskatchewan Legislaiura wag probably never iii greater advantage than In today'* debate on reciprocity when a unanimous vote of the Heuae endoraed th� reciprocity agreement and advocated absolute free trade within the British Empire. The following was the resolution adopted) a copy of which was ordered to be forwarded to the Secretary of State: "That this House is of the opinion that the proposed reciprocity arrangement between -Canada and the United States will be of benefit to the people of Saskatchewan. That while OKpressing this opinion thia House is nevertheless of the opinion that the proposed arrange'^ent does not fully meet the desires of the people of it this House also desires to express itself as strongly WILL INSTALL STREET DELIVERY AT ONd Official Notification from the Department at Ottawa -Names of the Letter Carriers Appointed Word lias neon received that Deputy PoBUnastpr-Oeiieral fl. M. Coulter, having been informed by the public works department that accommodation ' Tor the street delivery service baa heeu secured, has given Instructions that the letter carrier service be put Into operation without delay. Postmaster Hlginbothani in reply to au inrjiiiry from the inspector bas In- Saskatchewan with regard to general tariff reduction. in favor of a C'. .adian trade policy looking to an i* j Tawney Elected Chairman i of International Waterways Comnnission late increase of the British preference and ultl-ithat in the opinion of this House the said agree-of Canada will thereby greatly strengthen Canada's Ish Empire, and further that In the opinion of this early date be further reduced if not abrogated." !Ch In favor of the agreement, delivered by the ly the finest ever delivered in the legislature. Battleford, and seconded by E. H. Qarry, Yorkton. GERMAN, M.R 3 WAS AT THE f CAUCUS ! Uflsliinelon. Mareh 9.-The luiernatiunal .loini Coinniis-sion to define and regulate tlie Ijoundary waters hot ween the t'niled .Slates and i.'anadri nil! bo made np of Kormer Itepreseutative -lames 'I'liwiif-y of .Miaiios (a. obuiriiian; o � iner aeirnor 'I'lios. A. Carior. .Mon'.iiia. ;.i]d Frank .SIreeler. Kef-1-5 I'l ;iii national eom-u.i-lee man froni .N'ew llamp shire. mate establishment of free trade within the empire, ment by its promotion of the prosperity and developi power for Imperial defence and thus directly assist thi House the duties on agricultural implements should at'- The debate throughout reached a high level, the leader of the Opposition. F. W. G. Haultain. being proJ The resolution was moved by D. M. Finlayson, N the speeches of both the mover and seconder striking a Wlgh patriatic note and at the same time urging the necessity of taking advantage of the present bargain with the United States whieh would be In a very special degree of advantage to this province. ^ " � Mr. Haultain in supporting the resolution referred to the anti-reoiprocity agitation In the East and the loyalty cry which had been raised in connection with it. There was, he said, no occasion for him or any other man in the West to sit at the feet of Eastern Gamellele and learn anything in the way of loyalty to the British Empire. Reciprocity, he believed, sofar from meaning anything in the way of dismamberment of the British Empire would rather tend to further cementing of the Empire and to the consolidation of the Anglo-Saxon interests the world over. He urged the adoption of the resolution not only in the material interests of Saskatchewan and^the Dominion, but of the Empire as a whole. Premier Scott, who followed likewise strongly supported the resolution. He referred to Mr. Sifton's actions on reciprocity as a desertion of Liberal principles and expressed the view that at no distant date the present member for Brandon would be found leading the Conservatives of Canada with the high protectionists and the interest dictating the policy of what would bo first and foremest and for all time a protectionists party. formed him that everything Is ready to provlda tha necMsary accomnioila-i tion. The equipment has been hera' for some time. The (oilowlQK have baea appointad letter carriers: Wiltlan Otiaoa, Oaorg* 11. McKean. W. A. Gibbons, .Tahnii Romsdal, R. C. Ooo^ar and Oolhi far. gUBon, wltb the roUowlng as snbst.l- bs talieii eaoli week lor die 'oi- i 3ng of nepeeaary supplies and the fur-therlng of other lingiiiest: It was also decided to leave the se- � lert.ion ot eight Liberal representa-| tlves on tlie parliamentary coronati-on tltflegalion to the .e;overnniPin. lethbridge board of trade "south 1 puts an o.k. on RECIPROCin I .UL J J iv/1 1 J iLargely Attended Meeting Listens to Able and Interesting Lethbridge and Macleodj ^ =* (Special to the Herald) (.'iarosholm, March 9.-The i,'laresbolm Five Mile Union instructed the saoratary to wire Hon. W. 3. Fielding at Utcawa H resolution en^orBlof ttie present tariff negotiations and urgently recjuasttng the government to enact them Into law. This resolution was wired Monday. LOTS OF NiiW SETTLXHS COMINO Halifax, N. �., Maroh li'ive ocean atMimara to �trriv* in Halifax this week will land 3,190 passengers who will Iw-uome settlers In Canada. Thvr are all destined for the North-west. Tha SioUian will hare 148, the VlrdDlan 1440, tb* Canada 1103, the Oaqadtui from Havre 284 and th# Vol-, lurne; from Rottefflam ISO. The Rayal Geona aaUad tonight for Brlatol with IM passengers. ELLIOTT WILL STAY Men Elected to Alberta University Senate (.Spppial III llip Ili-ralil). I'Jdniunlon. .M.irili 'i .....Tlif results (if Arguments on Both Sides of the Great Qye^ion - Vote Was 44 to 28 gloomy ASK MAGRATH TO SOPPORT IT Purple itsprings, MwA ����ay tha tinauinioiis vote of tha ||jl^y>lfelM members present, tha Pnl^ ^Plli>|i Board of Tiade heSrtUy t^fMtmt fh* heiweeu "0 and ,vo in St. Louis, Manh H.-Howard l-;iliott, elec-tinns fui president of the .Vortliern Prullic. lo-tiight wired his refusal to accept tlie Ijreniiieiipy of the .Missouri Paniric to u potumittee of Xevv \ovk men repre-scntina rlio controlling interests of :lie road. sciui I 'irs .j[ I iir i nivcr.s-\* .iM fiiiiioiiiu i-il lin.s ic-,iiii is thai tlip icilliiv, itia list were M-.ns ,imI ;Iic remain THE RESOLUTION CAIGARY WANTS TO HAVE UPPER HAND 'Special to The Herald.> Talgary, .March 9 - "\a'p are Koing to fight to the last ditch for onr riRhla ! .Inlin and for the protection of otir niiinici-pal railway." .Mayor Mitchell said this morning as he dictated a telegram to >r. 8. McCarthy, M.P. lur CalRary, telling? hini to fight the .Mberlii Elp.;tric Railway 1)111 when it (^omes up for lip 'bird reading at OttawH. Tlie bill pruvidoB that the electric railway will -liave the right to run aei'osB th� streets of Calgary. Lethbridge and orhor .-VJherta towns and cities, t'.il-gttiy wants 1.0 have the right to goveia the railway completely so that it \vi!i not be opposllloii lo the municipal Btreel rnilivay. ilv i.f \lhrrla aliernoiiii J'i: lirsi live HI III � flpctpd fi.r liiii: i iiig fi\p lor tu o \ cars j [-Ion, .-V i '^n I hcriiii vl. .'-^1 radicona. ! il : f-Mw.iifl r iii-linp iMliiinntoii. 161 , -lildc;p 'lavlor. i-'il:i,iii;liiii, 151 ; I'atrick .1 Nolan. i'.il;iai\, 1.n . I)r i Dliver BiiMl, lleuici:,- (i.ii. 'I'i . -I j (reor�;c I i.ircoiiri, i-'.iiiiiiiiii.in, l.Sfi. i nr U (lallirailii. I.ptlibruigc. IH.'i ; .laniPK McCaip. l-iilnnititon, ;K .\ .Morrison. \ pgr,-villp. Ufi; ! Trpnholmp niclismi. :\luc|poil, IIK. ', Dr. W D P'erris. l-lfinionton, 117; A. .yniith. i aluan . 11:.:. (ien IH(.n ri "That the Lethbridge Board of Trade, believing that the Reciprocity Agreement now betore the Dominion Parliament il in the very best inter-eets of the Dominion in general, and more especially the Province of Alberts, do endorse the said Reciprocity Agreement in every respect." "11 Speeciies short and long were msdoivoie, loa\in : I by ]". \V. IJnv, ii,-r, D. King, S. S. Dun- the room. I'ham. Dr. W. S. (Jalbraitii, S. J. Hhep- No Flag Waving j herd, (J. I>. .\iis.iii and W. A. Bnchaii-^ The discuBBion was panicularlv fair. I an .M. P P. Ill taviir of ihe motion en- reciprocity agraamen* add that; the expression ol their ^pfei^af' bo sent to C. A. Magrath, M.�.. �lth| the request that he support the mt^ sure bofoi'e the house. Tha mafftln^; was opened by the chairraan, J. R,' \TiliigaD. who �bly outlined lihs BWln features of tiie Uaaty and pointed' out some ot the adTantaROt that tvonld come front havlnf; ttio measura-of ipoiprocity provided in the agtee-ineiit Many others (nllowed t^ong ternon until Maruh 20th. The closed ; similar lines, both Liberals and Con- Prospects of Operators and Miners Reaching a Settlement (Special to t.he Herald.) Calgary, Alberiu, March 1^.-The Miners' conference adjourned this aJ-l ui lavur or ine motion en- |.|a� saving was oonspiciious by iis^ ^ . .v, - , - - , , , . dorsing till- a.u.c-menf, and II H. Klion, ai.sence. The uueBtion was debated i Quew-iou was tho Biicking point, j .sprviitiveB sinking_j)arty lines for tha W. V. Ives. I-.' .A. Cunninghniu, and -1. etilit-ely on its merits as a businesa .1. Cumeroii agi-.insf it. The speeches lij transaction pure and eimple, the lead-motion Were IiiiiiLed to twenty minutes ing spealiers on both sides going ou' lo eacli speul-er, hut other speakers of their way to remarlt that they wish-gave lip their time to Messrs. lOiton ed with ail their hearts that the niat-atid Ives, with ilie result that the form-' ter could he divorced from party pol-ei'.spoke foi tlf'v-flve minutes and Ihe'nicB. I latter for ihiity-flvc. There was a- [j, opening the moeling President, large atienduiue of uou-members pre- Goorge M. Hatch read the reBoluUon' sent at Ihe -^1- ('� A- auditorium, a]ij remarked that tie question was i toba legislature T. H. Johnson, Libei'ui where the meeting was held, the niim- one of great moment, to two groat n�-j mmnber (or West Winnipeg, charged, her of meiribprs and non-members in tions. and urged the membevB of the; that Attorney Genernl C^lin Campbell the room beir^ lietween 150 and 200. board to discuss and decide on the had been using prison labor In work Before the vote was taken (he nou-''"et spoke or voted against Wie tn#tiM. THIRTY SIGN THE PETITION The Lethbridge Board of Trade, after a debate, last night, lasting almost three hours, endorsed the proposed Reciprocity Agreement with the United States by a vote of 44 to 28. which tliey dul. together with a uum-i an"liili I i l-liit1nn, [.acimilic, 1 ' i. -I. !' KpiI Deer. liui Ipniiip ['. Hill, i'several members present did not vote.; her of members who did not care to; .SirailiPona. in"i . .\ ('. Xcwciiiuii, | ----^--r----......_____________:____.....______-. -.___________ i'al(;arv, 9R. I t'ont.intU'd on page 7) ported by an affidavit by a tumkny o? The petition of oijmmercial travellers working out �( Ijethbridge � the .Supreme Cotinoll of thoir organ- the provincial jail. The attorney gen-: ii^al ion the i/nited Cenimsrcial Trav- eral made no reply to the charge. FATAL WRECK ON CONYBEARE RAPS REAL ESTATE JUDGE LONGLEY'S CONDITION llnlifa.v. N. S-., JIarch P.-The coud; tion of .liidge Longley continues to show i'nprovement today. His pU.v-sicians. however, do not yet, consider him put of daingsr. IMTPnr*AI A1LTI A I Tiicri-- �as .'1 wariu session at rhn'w-ere reiTonsibie for the higli prices �1^ 1 LiKljIiLvll^lAL I''''"''^ council meeting this of real lislaie whipli had resulted in 'nfternoon. ihc chief discussion arising men leaving the eity or refusing to - o.pi- ilh incorijoraifon of (he Hoard b'ly and build because the price of lots and tile \iiliie of real etuato men In w-as too high Mr. Dobbin and Mr. tile board and in the city. The net ro-, Bkelth disi-tiiert this statement and 3iiU was Mia' '' F P. Couybeare wag, placed the blame on the owners who authorlzrii to se' the iucorporatlon held their property for exorbitant .'rom i.hv secretary of s ale at Ott.iwa! Prioes. as soon as possi:ile. In connection with thi.s matter Mr. Conybeare said that real estate mon had been a po�l- .MiiiictiUJ. .\ H. Miiich 9-Three men and a hoy are reported killed and apvpral in.jured iii the collision between the .Maritime J-'..v|)rpss hound irom Halil'a.x to ^i.intrcal and a train un tho Iricorpoloiiui! railway at Pc-roy ,Jct, at 11-50 today The express crj*alie.d ipto a lowj traia. pointed piiblicity comniifcBioner tor Die city of Baltimore, to come (o th�? city to enthuse the people In the mattei' of publicity and outline a puiiltpity campaign. He charges .?.'')00 for a week's servicea and pays all his own exponsBB. A Heap of Siooans A slogan was not ' iiosen af. there AVALANCHE FEL ON MEN ASLEEP the JilO.OOO publicity man ot Portland, I five Injury to tho city in that thevj Oregon, wbo has racantly t>��i ap- Titli.s, rraus-Caucasua, Mniub H - An avalanche swept down upon and crushed working men's Tenement houses ncai here, while the uccipanls Another important matter was the i ^^'ere too many for the counrl' to con- were still asleep, early ludar. Niti''-decision to wire for Thos. Richardson, | sider In tho seBsion. The list was . teen were killed oul-ught and sixteen referred to the publicity committee (Continued on page 8). eller.s, aiikLUft that a charter be grant \ ed for a I>ethhridgc tVounoil, liss been � signed by thirty trafellerF who pledge them.'clvps fn membership. Of ' this number about, half are at present ; members of othet councils All are residentK o( Lethbridge and travel tor wholesale houses in the city ITie nu� her o) names required to a petition for 3 charter is twenty-five. The pe-tition will be sent awar within thf next two days. It -will taUe three wu�eks or a month for the petition to be dealt with by the. supreme oouA- probably iatally wounded, ."spverlv pil. and consequently beiore the chat* more sustained imnor injuries. � tei will arrivi ... . . -V ; -1 - -.1 ;