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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 24, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume IV. Letlibi'hijre. AJta.. FrliJay, March 24, X umber St RAILWAY PROSPECTS lor THIS CITY MAN WAS KILLED AT MACLEOD COLEMAN STRIKE IS OVER FAVORITE WON STEEPLECHASE OHAWA SAYS J. HERRON WAVERS FEARS THE SENTIMENT op HIS CONSTITUENTS ON RECIPROCITY NO HALP'HOLIDAYS itjpecinl to ih. They may cluae at six o'clock duriiip the simi-mei- motiihs. LETHBRIDGE TO HAVE A C. P. R. SUPERINTENDENT! HARRISON THE FAVORITE MAY VOTE FOR IT SIR WILFRID BELIEVES AtL CANADIANS WILL SOON SHOUT FOR PACT 'Special to the fiei-aldi' OztawH, March J.'i.-The govpi-u-merit Bucceeded in early gettluK into Bui>|ily today ou streajith of 3pealr data, bur were ruled out of CI-lll,'-. Sir .VUt'rid l,aurlfr told thp IfoufiP tlial as soon as necessary nup^ily w8f jjassed consideration of reciprocltv would be roBumed. In view of allegations o� the opposition to reciprocit v mat would pormit o.pHrailons of l"nif. ��d States trusts in t;anada. aifinifi-canoe attaches to Hon. -MacKenzif icing's annoniioemenl that llie govern nient had de i'tnphH'i DISPUTE PUT IN HANDS OF JUDGE o j Great Actress Coming Here I Special to the Herald i Alacleod. .March 2i. -A sad fataf itCiUlenl luiiifioiifil here yesterday evening about .si^ u'clocl( when .N'els. Pearson, in trying to stop a runaway team near the b^mpire Hotel, was run over and almost iii-Htantly Uilled. j>�ceased was al)out thirty years old, un-iniirried and a native of Sweden. EAGER .Manager �^urne^ of the .Majestic has signed contract.^ with Iragedieutie, .Miss iinTfiijit-. who has made a lutatioii in the 1,'nited States and (.ireat l^ritain. particularly in the Ibsen plays. She will appear in l>eth-.May Huh. attraction will lit the .great and I he'atre, thai well known Olga -NcthersoJe. areat rei liridge on Another great .Miss \'e�ta Victoria. .^i.-u. |)0|)ular favorite of tne principal London music lialls. She is engaged for the Ma,inRtic on /Vprtl 18tb and lluh teiective took ilient in eliarge after b teiective took ... ^ i'lerry playing here this spring. I The Herald Is informed that as soon 'as the Carmangtey branch of the C. P i R. is completed to Aldersyde that at , least ten train crews that were moved i trom this city to Macleod will be mov-jed back again. This will be due to I the fact that a very large part of the traffic now going over the C. and E between MMleod and Calgary will go jovcr the new line. 1 Among other changes anticipated in the railway arrangements here is one by which a divisional superintendent will be located at this city. He will have in his division the Crow line east and west of the city and the Carman gay line, and after the New Year when the C. P. R. takes over the A. R. and i. lines, these" lines will be under the same superintendent. It is stated that the superintendent will be locat- 'ed here In June. Fruit Rancher's Awful Death |COL?MAN MINERS RETUHN TO' WORK AS RESULT OF CONFERENCE BETWEEN LAWYERS ' N'clscm, March 2'i -While Inokiiig ;ovcr a boll in d(-i onalm-.s in a hcii-' riioiif a spark fnuu the pipe in his mmilh cvploded .i h"\ .md -I. Ncw-inf!;.s, .1 piospiTOu:s nuuiicr of -\r;ow ' I'eck. uti Arrow I,al;cs, was hlnwn ;iiit() the ditiin;j; room horrilily man-i.ifleii. and died instantly. He canii-'iliri'ctly from l^epiiui, where a sister .siill lives. Tlie room in which the ( plo.sioii occurred wa.s h;idh liiinicd. His Kn'e and icuir small i-hildreu wi.'fe in flie house, but es-' called in.iur>. REPORTS FROM FAR EAST THAI CHINA AND RUSSIA WILL GO TO WAR ----  O Ixjiulon, March 'Jl.-----Pri-  O vate ciible.s received by Lon-   'don business houses from re- ^  pj-esentatives in the far east   assert tliat it i.s expected that   liussla will soon declare war   against China. The rate at O �� Lloyd's to cover rislfs on the   lirob.Thilily of hOBiilliiers jump- #  ed this afternoon from fi to   ten guineas per ccut.    . R. WILL COME INTO RESCUED WITH GREAT DIFFICULTY T.nuisiiura:, f.'.B , March i'i. - The HriH Newinnnillaiid steamer Bruce !*i't to as.sist the wrecked vessel. UNCLE SAM DOESN'T CARE WHE THER RECRUITS ARE UP TO MARK OR NOT Chicago, March liM -The War He- ;partnienl is so eager to enlist men I that in several cases lodav recruits I i who did not cumc up lo the rcftUiar , physical 1 cqiiirctiieiil s were admitted Ion waivers signed la Ad.ititant-C.ieii-eral A\le.swiirili oi \\ ashiii.gtoii. ; l,ieul K. It Kcnnv, in charge of ,'the recniiliiig ciimji, said llie waiving 'oi i|iialilicatioii;, was umisual, and an ; indication thai the men were urgent.-I\ needed, ne.-irlv all uie being enlisted in the iniantr\ . (.If the n.i'ii admitted one was iour pounds Ih'I-.u tlie miiiimmu weight 128 uouiiils, and anotlier live feet. Iliree mchcs tall, an inch shorter than till- slaiidatd. Twenty of the latest recruits tonight were sent to -lelfer-.soii Barracks neat St l.oiiis, vio . � iial alter few weeks' drill It ;s Saul they uill be sent lo Te.vas. Reported That Maryfield-Lethbridge Branch Will be Rushed to Completion Route of North Line to be Changed to go Across Belly River Near Taber (Special to the Herald) Winnipeg, March 24.-Your corre spondent has been unable to get any official Information from the author! ties of the Cantadian Northern Railway as to their intentions regarding building into Lethbridge. However, it is well known here mat the company intends to get into that city as soon as it possibly can. . It Is generally believed in railway circles here that the C. N. R. will rush its Maryfield branch I to Lethbridge and proceed through! i some pass in the Southern part of Al ' ' bertti Into the Flathead valley in Brit-| ' ish Columbia, where it has extensive ;ooal holdings. The line will go direct, 'to this pass, crossing the Alberta^ i Railway and Irrigation Co. line south least of Lethbridge, and will run a line I into Lethbridge from the south-east. I While the company Intends building ;from the north without delay, it is ! practically certain that it will re:ch ; Lethbridge from the south or south-i east first, it will be the first line tc, reach the Waterton Lake country. The line from the north will not come direct from Calgary but from a point on the line from Vegrcville and Calgary on the Goose Lake branch. It will in all probability cross the Belly River about Woodpecker and will come into Lethbridge from the north east. While these reports cannot be confirmed at the C. N. R. offices at Winnipeg there is no doubt in well in formed railway circles that these are the plans of the company. CHINAMAN DEAD ON TRACK REFUSE TRANSFER ^ (Special to the Herald 1 �> t-'ernle. .March ;?4.--The body of ;'  Uhlnaiiian was found on the Great  .Northern trac^k near the bridge at enina. and Cor  oner HIeasdell is now at llnsnn-r hold  ing .III inijuo.-'i in^o ...(. muse oi' hh     I (loath.  The transfer of the Myrtle � Hotel llcoiise at H-iw Island  has been refused by the board ^ lliiHiiier .\e3lerda.\ of license commissioners. FIRE PROTECTION FOR THE BIG C. P. R. BRIDGE (.Special to the Herald). i l-'eruii', H. f . .March 2-1. - News; readied here inorni/ig from a rc- lialiie Source that the miners have ollered to rn-ede irom their original deiiiiiiiil (ni .1 I'lii.seil shop all over the distrii-i ,-ii,d .i.s ail alM-nialive prii-pi'.se til maiutaiti the statute : . "'i'liose iiiines now working uiidet such legiil.ii lon.s to remain so and) those Hot li.iving thai principle ap-I plied to coiili'iiie ,ik ihcy .ire" The olieratius lM\e not yet. met this concession iiiid 111 not iations are in progress The iirapcvine telegram lo tile I'lTcrt Ih.il preparnHoii.s (or llic use 111 11:..Ills ill the I'ass have been made, cn-air- .i senl.jiiii'i;t of ,';,iii! contiTufit for the paper or peisoji ..i-igiiiatiiig siicli liosli. No Prospect of Settlement Calg.uy, March 24.-The miners ves I icrday af(,i'riioon, in coiiversalton iwiih the mine operators in rpsiiect, to the npiui and closnil .shop and the chri-k-ijl'i s\s;;iii, otl'i-teii to accept Ci iidil ((/;/s jin-e/.scly ;i.s i)ii-v .stand, ;i! till' pic-iii; lime, with im change .tt all. atiil to proceed with a discus-.sioii oi a wage scale if Hie operalnis refused t.liis. (Continued on Page 10.) INDICTED AT THE ASSIZES, NOW BEING HELD AT MINN-EDOSA .Minneilosa, .March -lollii Oallin- slii was toiiiij tried and setitcnCBi'. to t.'. II'moiiilis in jail at the assi/.es here loda)- for as.sanlt cnminitled at a Galician wedding, which festivities, the judife rcniarkeil. was cqu'tva-lent to a cataslroplu- This after-iiouii the trial of (.ieorge .Swan, -ita-fioti aueiit at .\loore I'ark, a -.fcp.il. on the C 1' K. .'Vrcola branch, u-ns comnu-iicei). lie is chargeil with r;-.j)C, inccsl. ami carnal knowledge with a girl under 11. and at si\ o'clock V.v night llie crown had not liiiis'i'.l ;ts ease. Tomorrow 110011 will li.U'iy sec the I'jiil of Hie case it is en atitig coi.siilerahle iinere.si, ihec.eirt being crouded tiiosl of tin- . iiue .loliii Thoiiiiisoii, M.P 1'. lor this di Vision, i.-i iiidicl.eil tor maintaining a common tuns.nice hv hiihl'Uiig a 'eir'e lUi the kind's liigliwa> . This will he up tomon..v. . \ true lull h.is i.-.-i-ii fuui.d u'i.uiist him. In the ca.-.e of I'.'rne.st Ifarkness lor ohtaiiiiiig rnd i-s uiiili-r falsi- pn-tences the giand jur.ii returned no lull REPRESENTING THE COMPANY^ AND THE DISTRICT ' i UNION (SpeniaJ to the Herald? ' Coleman, .March 2-4.-Work bas bceti 'i resumed at the international Coal * rf? t oke Co.'k mine hero as the result ; of a conference here yesterday ha- . tween J. R. Palmer, of I_,elhbridge,' solicitor for the miner.s' union, and: toliu -Macleod. of Macleod, solicitor tor (he company. ' 1J The matter In dispute covers; claim the company had against the" ' I miners for water and light supplied ithe union hospital. For three years no charge was made, but since Iheii tne union had been regularly billed' " liui no attention had been paid to the, matter by the union. In order le ' bring the matter to a settleiuent the., company last pay day. instead "^ot | sending the checiue for union diiiJs,".-retalned from tjje pay of the men, to | the union, held it back and the nioii^fi I went out as a protest. ; ! As a result of the conference W , � itwi-i^n the legal repreeentaUves -yes-:',. |terday, It w-as agreed to rel'or th.e' � imatter to a district .fudge f'br, aeftie- i itrent. both parties agreeing to abide'. , by his decision. , The chetiue held back b.v' the com-j iSany baa beee I'oj-waraed to (he uiiv i! ion. � 5 ll COMPENSATION FOR HIS DEATH In the District Court this morniti|(; it he case of -Mrs. Smith va Link and' itlnc-r '.Mia heard and Judge 'W^-inter, re[^er\e;l liis decision. Mrs. Sinltli ^ei.-iims .'�l.,^l)ii compensation for thep death of her husband in an explosion of I'.HSoline in the garage owned and ciji-raied by the defendants. '' A wiige ease. Miles vs Murray, oc-ciipii'd the rouri during the balance ot 'the session.  A WEEK'S CLEANUP NEW VISCOUNT'S TITLE ^ Calgary. March 24.-"Clean- -^ l.omjoii. March 2-1.--.Mr llaldaiie � up Uay" in Calgary will laBt secri-!ar,\ of war. on hi.s e'evation ti for a whole week, boKinnlnK  the pec-raj;.'. litis iniu'i' ihi- title 01 Monday. .A.pril 2.  \ isc-ouiii lliildaiie of Croaii. a.l'ar lii-1 Jilai^o I)t pot at Taber While the f 1' li will siieiul a oon-ii.li-riibli' amount, of nioiu-v In the I ,cl hiinilLfe district this veai the vol I- lo lie done ! an expense of ulioiii .fill.titiO Xlnr new side tracks will also, lie cotisiiucleil in the sanie (erritorv. Fire I'roicciioii |i'or Bridge It is ))roposeil in put a tire protection svstein on the bridge at. tins city A." t.iie line icnniedi.iIch' west of this city has a staiularri roarttied with Htandat-d bridges, ne monev is to be spent im it cvcepiitig �,o put iii p. new sidetracli about thirteen inlles "est of Lethbridge. a new station "ill b(- huilt at Kipi) and a :i(in-foot .stariot: platform is ro he erected at I l-�carce. l.iM'ipool. Match 28-The (H-atid .Nation;,! sieeplK-ehase i;2IOO run over the loiii miles aiul .'iafi \�ards of the iustoric coittse at Aint.ree. was won lod.ii; In till- [foiiular favorite Hihhv's ilieii.si'le. an aged gelding by .St. (It iskilwinuet, ctirrving 10 stone 1(1 Hi I) II .lones' Hathmally. a six-vc.u-old, carrying II stone, .itid also well hacked, was second f N'elke's SJKid'- Hill It) .sione. .") Ills, was lliini, tied W .'McS'eil's Fool Hardy. '.'[auy Miles of New Jioad in Saskalfhewaii \\ iiii.ipi-t.. M.i w !i J.-i work to i,-til..1,(1 Ti'ii.ii ( ..lUllii. to I |irrsiiii-iil oi lil.'t niiii'.^ of 1. Tj ke Iktason rodp the winner. net ails of the | .�kpii ill liaiid by the i I'.Hitii- this year. ac- :  I. Cli.imlierlaiii. v.ce-thr rMUipaiiy include lit.-'ii'li hues. 2tii) mam mil Uiicks, 2(111 iii.iles of graiii)ig and 1 liJ le'w sititioii buildings Tlie work V, il, lie piislied ahead as rapid;v as pi's.-ihli- .mil from I'rairie Creek lo-vi.iriis Hie nriiintaiii.s, it is rxiirdi'' 'I..11 full', .luother 200 miles \> II '� iiipleteii \\-hi'c from tl.e wf^i i 1 till II lies will hr roi;s-1 ! Mi-ti '! The br.-iiu-l. from To'.i :j ''al gary will If? romplrti'il \lrejdv ' ciglily miles of siei'I ha'.'- ],r Liu miles will he completed On the Uatt'eloril blanch 'SO miles of ttack is i., hr i-onslriicted to Bat-Hcfmii, Aiiotliii ilistrirt is t,o he, ojienel up lutwren Melville and Ru-giiia. Oil n lie 1 The conpair. then propose tappiliR, the e::ii'i- countrs' a line froiif ilieki-ilikc (Ui the main line through �he I'.n jdi- Pass coal field as well as '!; i "I the Yellow Head. These -.:irks w-ill be called t.he Alberta Coal liianrh. fill miles lo be constrUkStcri,; 1.1 is I, ear. From the end of that; another branch will tap the MouJ�^'< tain Park coal fields. . (Continued on page 9), ;