Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 30, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta
lEe Lethbiidge Daily Volume VI. Lethbi'idfre. Alta.. TliiirNday, March 30, Niimbep 92 BUILDING TRADES QUIT SATURDAY INERS WILL TALK STRIKE TONIGHT THERE RECIPROCITY U. S. May Beat Reciprocity POPULAR CHINESE ATTACK O Sentiment in its Favor Cheered at big Banquet at Carman gay DUNCAN MARSHALL St. FpUii-Bliurg, Marrli 30.- A rumor waa rurreni toiilBhl (liiit ilic Chlnpso had sun-oiind ed and were atlaflUng HlaRO-vlashlclifiiisk, fapital of the Amur ijrovincf on thf Amur river in Asiatic lUiBsla. A BIG DOCKETLETHBRIDGEOPPOSITION IS: Minister of Agriculture, Addressed Gathering of F armers (Special to thfi Herald) farmangay, March .10.-Carmangay liiid a great day yesterday wlien a �fiiruicrs' meeting was lieid in ilie af-tonioon under Itie auspices of llie AN ARREST IN STETTLER CASE (Special to tlie Herald) Steltler, Marcli 3(i.-Ale.x Soderburg, a young married man who lives about four miles from the shack in which agri.uitural society and a ban,|uet in , ^viUiam Lennox was murdered a week the evening. Hon. l^imcan Marshall, minister of agriculture, was the cliief ago tonight, was arrested this morning by Hie two .Mounted Police dc- AT SPRING ASSIZES Justice Scott is to be the Presiding Judge This Time CRIMINAL CASE Tory Party Badly Divided ASHCROFT IS WINNER AT AT REGINA FMR Board of Trade Decides to Ask for Floor Space Only One Entered so far-Several Libel Actions to be Heard Supreme Conn will sit here on April 2r)th with Justice Scott on the bench. There will be the heaviest docket this sitting of any time in the his- r'MH^an wrint:::";f^o h::"w: -^-^ �^ ^-^^'ela, district. Ten too ill to attend and speak at either �''^'''^ brought lo Htetller at noon todayjcases are already set down and the neoilng. and lodged In the lockup. The arrestjclerk of the supreme court, R. R. Tlio afternoon meeting was attend- �^ SodefbHrg. who is a moat popular rd In a large number of farmers and �e�P'- ^hltford is still in Jail but the hy the demonstration farms and the 'mprossion is growing that he knows _^ ..... _......_____ benefits that would come from them no'^ing of the crime and that he will King vs Smith, of Cardston, in which He also spoke of the short agricultural relcnsed almost immediately. Noja^ith is accused of burning certain Wallace, says that indications are that this number will be doubled. The docket is made up so far almost entirely of civil cases. There Is, however, only one criminal case set down BO far. It is: Tohnslon vs Thaell, for attempted blackmail. There will probably be another case, that have been held during charge has yet been laid against, Bi,pep wagons in that district. the winter and told of how all thes^ Soderburg, but he will certainly be ;held till the inquest which resumes tilings would lead to ihe establishing of u first class comprehensive agricultural college. Reciprocity Cheered Mr. .M.-irshnll v.as the guest of honor nrul chief speaker at the banciuet liplfl ill Hip r.ran>;e Hotel in the evening wSiicb was attended by sevenly-Sin- i-iM/ens of C'.trmangay and s^ur-n':iiiiliii!i district. In his opening remarks lie comiilimented the town and disirii-i of C'armangay and the agri-luliural siicieiy on tlieir pro.gress and activity. The major part of his speech WHS de\oted to the absorbing topic of reciiirociiy. He was heartily in sym-p:iiby Willi II and the cheers which grreied hi.'^ elocineni words showed thai the people of this district are sti(iiigl.\ in favor of the agreement. 'I'he toast to "The King" was proposed hy Corp. Trundle, of the R. .V W .M. 1'., and loyr;lly honored. Owing to llip absence of lion. A. ,1. McLean ami \V A. Buchanan. .MIM-"., Hon. Diin-ruu .Marshall was called upon to re-1 F'l.onil to both the toar-i to the Pro-! �iti''c and the guests." The toast to ('arniangay was proposed by A. E. Qiiaylp and responded | to hy Dr. Bryans and H.G. Hurlhurl.] on Saturday and will probably be ad-joulned till Tuesday. JAS. ASHCROFT n. C. Shouldice proposed the lionorsjWho Won Yesterday's Bye-election for lo iho Carmangay Agrirullural Society and I'resident l>. V. Hummer and Secretary Dr. Wilson respondcil. II. H. Barnes proposed a toast to tile ranchers, to which three old-timer ninr-liers responded, tleorge Baldwin, George Talbot and A. .1. Davis. The to;isi to Ihe Farmers was proposed by Islah Armstroiig and C. V. Folk, B.j W. Thompson and Mr. Kvans, of thej Idaho Farming Co., sooke in reply. D.' O. McKay I'.ropose.d the toast to the! l,iidie!i. lo which A. II. Hogg gallantly; reiitied. ' 'I'hc repast provided by the host was a credit lo the (Jrange Hotel and to I be town. Mr. .Mcl^ean and -Mi' Marshall went to Slavely this morning by auto and from there north to Kdinonton. Alderman of the city Then if the miraculous should happen and Hago I'shyima captured before April 2r>th, the Ta'her murder case will he tried here at this sitting However, this is very unlikely, as absolutely no new clues of the supposed murderer have been found lately. Civil Cases The list of civil cases already set down are: Ross vs Moore and Salvagers Kane which were held over from the last session. Whitney vs \'an Nest. Percival vs Daniel, Angus vs .McCregor and Kenning vs .McGregor, ail actions brought in connection with the sale of lands; Foster vs Pulley, a case lo recover for infringement of contract in a well boring case; and Whaley vb Fisher, a promissory note case. Lamb vs Woods, an action to recov er |10,(U10 damages for libel against lilaintlff contained in an article in the Let hbridge News. Wadding!on vs Nourse, a case in connection with the sale of Salvation .-Vrmy pi-operty here. .Justice Scott who will preside at BANQUET PLANS Preparing for Campaign to get Dry Farming Congress At the regular weekly meeting of the council of the Board of Trade this afternoon there was considerable discussion as to the traffic: bridge across the Belly River north of the city. It GOING TO Borden Condemned the Silly Annexation Talk Raised NOVA SCOTIA FOR R-ECIPROCITY Halifax, March :in.-After four hours debale the Nova Scotia legislature tonight endorsed the reclprociiy agreement by a vote of thirly-ono to four. BY THE INTERESTS BRITISHERS FARED THE BEST LAST Elected by a Big^^jority in Bye Election" f6r Alderman OVER W. R. VIRTUE A Surprisingly Large Votr Was Cast at the Two Polls The headline in the old copy booht;'. London, March 30.-William Scott, ' "Patience and Perseveranfce'*' Cana.iian .superintendent of immigra-' ".^'^ ''^e ci� ot t.on, interviewed, savs that Canada '''^'"^^ Ashcroft, regular annual om^ This Element in the Party is Now After His Head onlv rcicctcii 2")2 Britishers last yep.. j j u- .i � . wi (Special to the Herald) wherea she turned hack 14,133 per- ''TV I ' V . w ,, o., , , , � - * \u ambition, defeating W. R. vlrt,'.ie m Ottawa, March L'!).-The Conserva-' sons .ipplying for admission at the ^^^^ bve-election to elect a s'lO-'essor five leader is confronted with another Lnited Slates Boundary, Canada was - _ ' ' "nest ot traitors." Conspirators last not too partial to .Southern Europe- .^'^^ ^'^""^^^ ^"1'. 'J ,^ night sought to depose Borden from , profitin., therein from lessons ^[^^^jj^' �' l^^, the >ote betng 338 didate for alderman. Yesterday ha was finally decided to leave the matter I the leadership and at a conference , i'"""".^ ' 3 over uniil the cnminf -.nmiinio,! .u, ="'P "^"^ at a conierence learned irom the States. Canada was .,, o^er until tne commhtee appointed this morning the leader nl mated his , ,, , t ,,,i,,,,t� at the monthly meeting have an op-' desire to withdraw in view of the dis- f:'^'"*^ " !"T ='�'grant3 portunity to investigate and report. loyalty and factional strife among hi-^ " The Great Falls Chamber of Com-' followers. It is reported that appeals I merce wrote thanking the Board lor ,, .MeOride, of Brilish Coiumhin, and' its assistance In getting the Groat ; whitney. of Ontario, were rejected bv than was tlic .States. Northern train service changed. i^i^T u n n- J . both provincial premiers and the partv ^^kingl^.^, confronted with total demoraiiza- board to make the local arrangements ; ti^^ for holding the convention here on ' June 14 and 15, among other things hall and Jiotel accommodation and a stenographer. He said that Invita- without leadership, and strenuous efforts were made to get Borden to remain. Menibers signed a round robin urg-tions had been sent to over two hun-!'"^ """^ '� carry out his Intention drod boards to have dej^gates pres-resign, but one faction of the party 'refused to sign. The opposition is totally in disorder. The opposition trou- ent. There would bo several representatives from British Columbia. It, was left with the secretary to make i'^'^ believed to have arisen over the desired arrangements and the com-j^''^ ''^''t 'hat reciprocity was combat- (Contlnued on Page 9.) STRIKE Local Miners Vote To-Night-Royal View Mine Closed ted and that memibers found themselves out of touch with the convictions of their constituents and in danger of 'being overwhelmed at the polls Borden is reported to have condemned in caucus the silly annexation cry raised by selfish corporate interests against reciprocity, and also opposed the Con-ser\-a'ive plan to block government voting of supply. As a consetpience the powerful fi-. nancial and cnrporalioii interests whoi now control the Conservative party decided to depose him from the leadership. The conspir.ncy was revealed ahead of time in a Toronto Conservative paper and Borden indicated his Tonight at ciRht o'clock the local'�P^iS"- interests miners will meet in the Miners' Hall, """i"'"''' satla- A SLIGHT FALL FOR C.P.R. Montreal, March 30.-Canadian Pacific fell off 2 1-4 from yesterday's high to 224 on moderate offerings. Soo was firm, however, opening at l.'iO and going to 151 1-4. BAD FIRE IN SOUTHERN CITY Alexandra, La., March 3f).-A $200,-000 fire practically wiped out the buE-iness section of Pollock, La., last The vote at the rolling suh-riivi- ions was : St. Augustin's Hall- Ashcroft ........................ 252 Virtue........................... 207 Majority .................. -N'orlh Lethbridge- Ashcroft............ ............ 86 Virtue ............................ 29 4S Majority ,. There were ten spoiled &7' ballots, night, twentv-pigbt buildings includin.j! ^ight on the south side and two at two hotels, several stores and resl-; t'^e """"th poll, making in all a total dences were dcslroyed. The fire is supposed to be of incendiary origin. North Lethbridge, and definitely de- l^'^^�^y successor and Borden has eidc wiiut steps.they will take to-|niorrnu afternoon at three-thirty. been asked to reconsider his decision for the present time, and will probably give a definite answer tomorrow. -|"The operator.s wanted the Minister .Mekutime ihe opposition has gone to j I of .Justice 1.1 decide the scale of pieces. The sentiment in favor of' slander ,.,igps^ but tlie miners turned this reciprocity continues to grow. jdown, iis thcv think that he is all At a meeting of the electors of the right a.s Minister of .Justice, hut not Conservative ridln.g of Centre York, being a miner, is not qualilicd to de- adjoining Toronio. a resnhilion declar-this session, is the oldest judge on the, ,1,1^. ,,ui'.stion," said .Secretarv '"B the agreemotit to b L. Moore this morning. A raise of Supreme Court bench for Alberta, is three years since he presided this district before. in PUT WOOL SCHEDULE AHEAD OF RECIPROCITY NO INSURANCE ON N.Y. CAPITOL Washington, March 30--X reduction ,a much less favorable situation than , , I , I- ,u __i ^h,.H,,io ' 'he president's advisors had hoped for. of scliedulc K the wool schedule of , p,^,,^,^, ,,i, apparently be the Payne l.inIT law has, ii is stat-i tbrown back upon the Democrats'fiup- ed, been placed ahe.nd of reciprocity in the larilT prog cam me of the Democratic leaders of the new house. That Caiiailian reciprocity will he taken up as .sodii as the wool schedule is Idwereil is promised hy the leailers. Those who arc familiar witli the wa\ the luniRC docs business, hnwevei. do not have to draw !oti their itim,i;inatioti much to sec a I long tight over scliedulc K. that will - i likely prevent the ratification of the ,,' , . I reciprocity agrcenv.'nt. I AMniny. March .'10.-Work of rphnibi-| tatiiic Ihe fire swept state capltol | Looks. Bad for Reciprocity bc^an ycsienlny while the llames wer.-: Washington. March 30.-President still crackling in the western wing I Tnft has been informed by the Re-aiid continue today with increa.seri publican lender in Mio House that ho vigor. The stale architer-t recom i will be unable to ciitint upon the sup-mended thai the legislature authorizo' port of his party in connection with a preparation of plans for rebuilding the Canadian reciprocity arrange-the ruined Ihird and fourth floors ' ments at the special session of Con-thc cost of recon- eresp. They have Informed him that port and unless they give a uniform party endorsement to the proposition it cannot proceed. What is considered by 'Democrats as a dispoBition on the part of the administration to hamper progress with the tariff by raise 5.55 per cent on the association scale, .IS at present, has been suggested, hut It docs not include the pillars .;iid timbers, so this was also turned (ir.wn, as two-thirds of the nfcmhers of the association are pillars and tiniher.s The miners want a raise of 12i per cent, all round or a strike will be declared, said the secretary to the l^'rald. All Out at Royal View D. M.Tii;eiuie. of Royal View, told the Heialil '.ndav that all the miners in the collieries there had already quit work The dynamo broke carlv in the week so the whole force of ITjO men arc out now and have no intention of going hack. Meetinii at Hlamond City International Hoard Member Gar- lii the best interests of Canada and conunendiug the ,!?o\ernmeni was unanimously passed today. vote of 584. The vote was much heavier than was expected and more interest waa shown than had been expected. Ashcroft will be sworn in at tho iie.\t council meeting, which will bo on Tuesday next. When ho takes his seat it will be with two of his former colleagues when he was in the town council years ago. Mayor Adatns and AUi. Oliver were on the council at that time and Aid. Bowtnaa was the city seeretary-tteasurar. NO DRINKING CUPS SERGT. SILLIKER Who A/ir be a member of Canada's Military Cortingent at Coronation INDICATIONS POINT TO A BUILDERS STRIKE The Public Ones in Park* and Build* ings to be Abollahad New York, March 89.-4/t*r October 1 it will be unlawful to bare a "common drinking cup*' lb any park, piiblic building, factory, theatre, school, railroad station, or ferry house in this city. A regulation adopted by the Hoard of Health as an additional section to the Sanitary Code, rates the common drInkJng cup as a public nuisance and prsacribea psnaltlea prevent its use. WORKMAN STRUCK BY HOIST AVinnipeg. March 30.--Robwt OH-latly, a carpenter employed on the new .Maclaron Hotel, was descending the temporary steps to the ground yesterday afternoon wb�n he waa hit hy a hoist and knocked insensible. He lies at the general hospital with ! manj cuts on his head and his condition is considered serious, he havlnf I not yet regained consclousneBB, HARMONIC'6 OPENING TRIP On Saturday morning, April Isi, all'hmilding circles today the Herald was I Port Arthur, March ,30.-The steam-the union men of the hulldins tr,"iiln.' infirmod that so far as the Leth-'er Harmonic of the Northern Naviga-in the rliy will ((iiii work i,nlc.-:s ihe hridf,-' RuiUlers' Exchange is con- lion Co., Is expected to leave Barnla contriictors sign an uKi'ccineni with ee;-ncd It makes little difference what , April 15 for Port Arthur. She will the unions before that linic, Ap yetiaciion the unions representing the | probably be the first of the regular none of tl-.c contrnctors have entered b'^'hlm.c tr.id.-B take at their meeting ^ line of passenger boats to make the into ?.n a' he able to got non-union | ^"'l'^-^' "> "pcn shop will be strictly very materially to hurt the supixirt of'n.ond Coil Co m^ine was held in t L i''��'''"'''"'- maintained. lie also gave out the the reciprocity treatv. i"? n nT'ine was held in thej p^^^^^, j,^^^ information that should the unions de- ^ afternoon ft is not known how the j^.^,, ^j,,,^, ,f i,,,,,^,,,^, way.i'-'^e to ^o out. the builders will rush men voted on Ihe action of the dis- Those who contemplate building are''"^'^ ''�'"''si as they need tham. AN ENGLISH PAPER ON BORDEN Irict olTicer.s at the Calgary Confer- malting to see the outcome of the i hundreds of letters during: is to leave Duluth for Port Arthur next Sunday-. London, March ,30,-Discu�sdng R.L. � ence Borden and the leadership of the Con- h'-limntes place ttriictiun at close to four million. The stale curried no insurance. Ilepubiicans will vote about evenly for and against reciprocity. This Is CANT BEAR CHRISTIAN FIRST NAMES 9er\atlve party, the Dally News says: ! "A\ the iiresent moment the Conserva-tive party is in a state of dissension ^ and utter disorganization. The prov-* ince of Quebec, where Conservatism was once all-powerful, is lost to it. The West, where after the fortb-com- ing census, willl have the strongest voice in the next Parliament, is anti- Imperialist and free trade. A revolt ;� occurred when Laurier pledged Canada to his naval policy." labor tronhie before givins any contracts. Tile differeneps between the men >'and the employers is almost entirely the last few weeks from raon 'wishing to come here to woi'k af their different irsdes hut has kept them away as, much as possible to give those already ' WON'T TAKE U. S. MONEY on the ground a chance. St. Petersburg, .March 30.- The Holy Synod today issued an edict prohibiting Jews bearing Christian first names. the matter of the open or cloned shop , , ,, The difference be, ween wages ^^ked! '^,^ ';"'V"''"'' ""^'v and wages otTered is not ven- great I ''^''^''^'^ ^"y^- ^� "^^ :and no doubt could he easily adjusted were it not for the other riuestlons. The members of the building irHdes unions meet tonight when plans of action will be definitely decided upon. Contractors Not Worrying Speaking to a prominent man 111 Toronto, March 30.-Since Hon. A.J. Matheson announced in the legislature ihar the province would float a loan of five million for the T and N. O. Railway and for the extension of the Hydro-Electric transmission syg- ------- item, offers have been received from CASE DISMISSED -N'ow York financial houses to take a Winnipeg, March ,30.-Judge .Vley-part or whole of the loan, btJt the ers finally dIsmiBsod tlie election pro- sovornment have decided to go Into But in case be on- tractors have no fear of being unable to fulfill their obligations. � .'1 .1 test case against Mayor Evans today, the t^ugUsh market.