Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta
Financial Conditions the Only Reason for Annulment of the Contract COMMISSIONERS SPEAK Was Offered Position at a Year to Stay but He Declined WHOLE 172 MINERS DEAD Kecles, crews last night assembled thirteen bodies at the foot of the shaft in mine No. 5 of the New Hirer Collieries com- pany and today continued their >vork of exploration in the hope of locat- ing all of the 172, men. who, it now srems certain, lost their lives in the explosion last Tuesday afternoon. Pumps were kept going during the night, and by. dawn the mine was comparatively free oi water, nut the force of the explosion was so .i great that masses of earth and It was'.all enacted so suddenly that, Uic the commissioners-have hardly nan u before thc time to recover their breath, ami the resignation of Commissioner iracy Huil0rpd pcrsolis romid vilfaBC there is little miners and families congregating here to comfcrl. thosl. o( their friends who resg bronghl. -forth little comment the members of the council mis morning. "I hold Commissioner 1 racy in liiEhest said Mayor the tragedy. "and naturally 1 am greatly upset that he is going to. leave the city. Mr Tracy's own attitude in the mailer seems to justify the action and 1 am confident- that his good work will count in the future. I cs- pecially admire his position taken yesterday. He told the. council that he realized that burden of over a dol- lar per capita was too great for the amount of good that could he done under existing circumstances, ami that iii his opinion the discontinu- ance of the oilice was the best thing for the city. It seemed' to lie the will oil he people that this should lie no, and when Mr. Tracy came for- ward with his proposition, there n as nothing else to do but accept it. CommiKBioner Held stated that tl-e step taken was the hesl for all 'on- ccrned, although deplorable ind le- greHable. Tracy's contract Latin Triumvirate Arbitrating in Mexico IS. 0. S, Call Early This Morning From Steamer off the Coast of Formosa COMMUNICATION CEASES OF ARGENTINA. 'PFZ5IDEHT LUCO QP CHILE. Toldo Fanan Slav J- for assistance from, the Pacific mail steamer Siberia, heard on the Japan- ese coast today, indicated that ste was in grave oeril off the coast ot Formosa. The liner left San Fran- Cisco on April 7 for Manila. She car- ried seventy-one saloon passengers, including Mrs. Francis Burton Harri- son, wife of the Governor-General -.of Wireless calls tiers, wife of the new British consul the rhllllppines, and Mrs. J. B- Ben- Everything Arranged for Visit of Commander Evans, R.N. Monday Next FLAG PUPIL In charirc of the .r s CONGRATULATIONS TOH.R.H. THE DUKE NOW 64 YEARS OLD Hold That New Duty on Wire Rods Will Create a J Monopoly MR. WHITE DENIES IT honorahly made arid honorably u n- j ception to Commander Evans arranged thc program outlined below the visit of Commander Evans, the five- women's organizations mention- ed have combined, and will present school pupil with a Union Jack every said he; Coniniissioiiejlj Grace was t side duty this morning, and and his attitude .was similar to Mr. Trasv was reticent on the mat- occasion' ter ajid'wii! give a'full statemcn'. 1W.-P the the best for the cepdon Cdmmlllii. city and fqrr.himself. "1 am perfectly said he. The general -impression around town is that the resignation is L, -May mat- havo ters "Sain engaged attention o." moions yRsterdajf, .'resolutions of the Jlinister of Fin for thc visit ol uommamu-i changes made in with t.N., to the "city on Monday. The the Budget statement being disposed Conylieare, K. C., Over- the 10 per cent, dutj y finished classes of ..It was maintained a the Libera'i 1.embers that the.chanee in duty would be or no benefit to the small quarry men or consumers, but would be at advtantage to the big seas Club L Haulie; concerns only. Hon. Frank Oliver, I, Marnoih, Board oi Trade, Rev. !'wno was particularly severe in his to Cohilledick, A. M. A. Reid, strictures, .said --that the proposals town is that Ihe resignation is to Cohilledick, A. 11. Orace, A item, strictures, ,sw -Hiat. me be lU-eatiy regretted, but that in the .iudi'c Jackson, Supt. .1- O. were ,goiug beyond, protection and be- face' of c'xistine conditions it is the Magistrate H.. Elton, .1. D- "IS- coming pure piracy, only satisfactory solution to the iniotham, Chairman.. School Trus- Hon. Mr. White said the result of imitictrinl l.Invil. Chairman Separate ..hansies would be taat much more Mediation Proceedings Contin- ue---Carranza Repudiates Any Armistice MUCH SECRECY PREVAILS Washington. Jfay l.-Thc Spanish ambassador, Mr. Riano, rcpresenta- Over 200 Slept Under Stars Last Some From California (Special to the Cranbrook, April thc ambassador, air. maim, mincovm... tivc of the Huerta government T ttip Argentine UL iiiicu E> T nited States, visited the Argentine at 11 o'clock today and held a conference with the Argentine Minister, Mr. Naonan. The ainbassa- is said to have delivered a mes- to the mediators from the. Huerta. _.... lenscon ivb statement to its of the throng o nenn spending a long vigil tonight await- ing nine o'clock Tomorrow morning oj.loBged when ten thousand; oil lauds will be" uyau. throng' started rninc when a of vv'ith an arm chafe and on the government..buildings1 today, in honor of the Duke oi ;Connaugbt's birthdav His Royal-Highness is C4 ___. Hon. iMr. wmte said uie icamu v> question" an industrial ttes wi'.Lloyil, Chairman Separate ,he changes would be that much more department should continue or not. Schools Her. Father Mmwegan, stone .lVoulli be finished in Canada. Rr-marks heard from every angle i Canon V. McMillen, Dr. J. S. Vauld mean more employment were'exceedingly complimentary to! Bl-warl, M.1J.I'., nev. A. G. Cam- for Canadian stone-cutters and a long- thc retiring commissioner, and ap- i cron, Rev. Canon Murrr.ll-Wngnt, .bx-.......... 1 MEXICO j Consul Canada at V'cra Cruz re- are flying still are Americans in Mexico City unable to.get out be- cause of interrupted -railroad facili- lllRIH. iiiK can under the conditions, huddled n i various positions to await the das facilitate matters the city, police officers have tics. These are ioi: thp most part new every man or wo- oiiicers mi vu man-there are several women_ among numliered ticket Clarence House, the- Duke's residence, is in the li nL-3. i iiL.iu mo numneieu lie- Duke's town arrivals in the, Mexican capital from thcir sequence in the line, num hands of decora- the surrounding country. They ar-. according to the _ i___ _t IL_ in frniit.