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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Vol. IV. Alta., Tuesday. May 2. Iftll. NumberllS CONCILIATION BOARD RESUMES ITS SESSION LOCAL BANK MANAGER TRANSFERRED TO EAST RAILWAY ACROSS THE TOP OF THE CONTINENT RESIGNATION OF CITY ENGINEER ACCEPTED Mr. Turriff Puts its Case Before the House of Commons BORBEN Man Who Nominated him Criticises his Position on Reciprocity (Special to the Ottawa, May last Liberal word in the reciprocity debate was J. G. Turiffs message from the West in the Commons tonight. Vervillc iil speak for the labor interests, and further continuance of the debate will be relegated to obstructionists in the opposition ranks. Whether the Prime Minister can get to the imperial con- i fefence is thus .wholly the responsi- j bility of the party which delights to j flaunt its loyalty. Mr. Turiff was plain spoken. Tie could find only three small sections opposed to the pact, the Mauufacutr- -ers' association, the bankers and the linancial interests and the Conserva- tive party in the House, but not in the country. He had a warning for. The Manufacturers' association, which he characterized as its own worst cnemV. liThe financial interests bet- ter little careful of the spirit uf. the .great If they insist on looking, for trouble they are very in; the bitter end. Wes-'; tern people are reasonable minded. AU they ask is a square deal. They don't intend to remain hewers of wood and drawers of water many years longer. The time has gone by when the eastern corporate interests can convince western farm- ers that protection protects him." He noted that Sir Edmund Walker can take the money of the fanner and artisan deposited with his 'institution and help move the cotton crop at from two to fifty per cent, on all loans. Farmer's see him send their dollars to Xew York and Chicago for the benefit of "himself and his share- holders. But if the farmer forsooth sends a steer or a pig or a carload of wheat or barley to the United States to secure a better price, he is disrupting the empire. "Did ever jnen hear anything so absolutely ab- surd he asked. Turiff made a great speech for westerners and was cheererl 'to the echo. S. M. Rjrookfield. a Halifax Conser- vative, who nominated Mr. Borden at the .last. has issued an interview condemning the position of the opposition in opposing reciprocity and keeping Sir Wilfrid Lauricr from the Imperial conference. CLARENCE S. DARROW Who It is said will defend the McNa- maras and McManigal, FIRST APPLICATION FOR INDUSTRIAL SITE Another Transcontinental Railway is Seriously Contemplated The first application for a site on Che city's industrial sites property was made to the City Council today when the Great West Saddlery Co. Ltd., through R. J. Hutchings, Aslied for one acre. They ask- ed for a meeting with the au- thorities to determine the exact location of it and the specific conditions connected with securing the site. PRIVACY AffFPT IT ILL 1 RFSKNAT iiljiJivsiirii SURVEYS START Will Tap 11 d-9 atiu with committing the dynamite j Dranch outrages at Los Angeles. the Cities of Edmonton and Winnipeg At today's meeting of the City Council.the Works, Com- mittee will recommend that the resignation of City Engin- eer Arnold be accepted. It is understood that Mr." Arnold has agreed to fill the .position until a successor is appoint- ed. Winnipeg, Man., May Tri- bune will say this afternoon that within a fortnight surveys will start from Edmonton and this point on branch lines connecting with the.Hud- i son's Bay, Peace River and Pacific Railway and that another survey I party will proceed to Fort Churchill to work from there on the main line "All aboard for Carmangay, Barons, j which will run right across-the top Monarch and Kipp." Sixty-two j of the continent, south of Lake Ath-a- the raen of Leth.bridge jbasca and through Peace River Land-.i.Warded; seventeen autos .Ug mornlng ing across tne Rockies to Port Simp- i 1 r other transcontinental line. Amendments to the original charter are now being sought .at Ottawa "to'' enable the building of the various branches. The system as planned provides for the main line from Fort Churchill to Port Simpson, miles, a branch, Port Churchill south east to York Factory. 170 miles, -a branch. Fort Churchill to Winnipeg. east of Lake Winnipeg, miles a branch frorrr the main line in a south- westerly direction east of Reindeer Lake to Prince Albert, five hundred will .conduct this summer to the differ- ent parts of the country around the .city. Tlie party will go direct to Car- arriving there in time .for On their way home they- will i make twenty minute scops at :13arons, Noble, Monarch, and Kipp to "set ac- 'cjuainted people-there. The The following motion was passed at a special meeting of the Michel local union on the 30th ult. unanimously: That the members of this Local request the executive board of District 18 to give no evidence before the Concilia- tion Board as long as it is be- ing held behind, closed doors. IT DISCLOSED A FAMILY SKELETON Evidence TaJcen in an Abduction Case at Maple Creek LIBERAL -M. P. D. D. McKenzie, M. P. for Cape, ton and Victoria TRANSFERRED nrtjHt 1U T. W. McEachern, who -has been manager of, the Bank of Toronto here since the open- ing of the branch.; has been transferred to Toronto June- tion, Ont., as manager, and win be succeeded here by C. E. Stephens, of Coilingwood, Back From t'ie Pass Dr. Gordon, Colin Macleod and J.D. McXiven, who went, up to Frank yes- terday morning to look over some of tne mines in tha.t district, returned last night, and are busy today at the sitting of the board.. The the International Coal- and mines of Coke Co. at Colemaii, were selected as the ones in which.'to spend May day, and the party consisted of Chairman Gordon, Board .iTeTuber- and Secretary with. President Powell J weather Is ideal for tire, trip and everv- _ T Superintendent Davidson, of the Inter- thing points to a successful and pleas- ant outing. To make sure that no mis- haps will, delay any of the party, two auto repair cars accompanied the in, charge of H. E. Mason and Bruskie. be none "who will .have to walk home or wait train. the towns have been notified of .the coming of the Letk-bridge party, and all have promised to -have -the ,a branch from the main line population out to meet the visit- near the ino.tmtains in a south-easter-jors- Iy direction to Edmonton, 300 miles Those who went were: W. R. Dob- Apparently their design is to build the Ednionton :.ir.d Winnipeg branches first before attacking the transconti- nental proposition. national, company: Secretary Graham, of the Mine Workers' local, and D. Davis, a pit boss working in that mine. The conditions and methods of mining at Coleman are very different from those obtaining in the mines ex- amined here last Friday, and the board bad a chance to make compari- sons which will be of use in sizing up the general conditions. Mackenzie King's Telegram- The full text of the telegram, from Hon. Mackenzie King in reply to that sent by the officers of the district, protesting against the proceedings of bin, Tom Richardson, L. S. Gowe, C.jtne board being held in.camera, and Pagn-iielo, J. R. Anderson, F. Sick, J. McLeod, M. Johnston, O. M. which 'was- "published exclusively in the 'Herald of that day, is as follows: (Special to the Cranbroov, B. was discovered in a dwelling on Clark ONTARIO iavenue at about 4 o'clock this morn- succession I ing, and considerable dan'-age was BIG SUCCESSION DUES COLLECTED IN Toronto. May dues collected by the provincial gov-jdpne before .the brigade were able to April totalled control. The house'was unoccu- Tltis is an exceptionally high total and) at thp time, and it is thought is due to the payment of cause.' the first installment on the estate ofi (loldwin Smith. From the estate of the late-George'.T. Foy the succession!