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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Vol. IV. Lethbridge. Alia., -Thursday, May 4f Number 121 Open Meeting of Conciliation Board Forget is Appointed to the Senate Agree to Investigation Committee LIATIO: MEETINGS I -Jtlll O Chairman Gordon Makes Announcement'for Fernie JOHN LARSON Was on Ses- sions Still to be Held in Lethbridge The chairman of the Conciliation 1 Board announced at the afternoon meeting yesterday that the Fernie '.'Sessions of the -board -will "be held in .public, excepting in case of meetings tatting the form of a conference of the board, in- which case private sessions would be "held whenever it was found necessary to do so. The decision to admit the press and public at the Fernie sittings, is not necessarily final if it is found to -be in the best in- terests of the paries to return to the I private session method, that course >'ill be resumed. John Larson is still on the There will toe a special meeting of the Board of Trade at 5.30 this evening in St. Augustin's Hall. is a very important meeting in connec- tion with. Uie present publicity campialgn. Tom Richardson will speak. Balfour 1 and Redmond Hands After Social Function London, May presentation by the members of parliament to Speaker Lowther and his wife of gifts in honor of their silver wedding anniversary today, led to an interest- ing scene in the lobby. After cere- mony Mr. Bali'our cordially shook hands with John E. Redmond. The i last occasion on which Mr. Balfour 1 thus greeted Mr. Redmond was twenty years ago when Redmond was liberated from, the famous mainham gaol. 01 IT) fPPT TA SUBJEIT TO MEDICINE BAT DEPUTATION Wm. Whyte About Location of Western Car Shops Medicine Hat, May H. L. Tweed, Cousins.. Walter ueiitscnfand with1 the German Fil- GERMAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION HAS SAILED Ham-burg, May steamer Huckvale and Dr. Smith went to Ir- vine yesterday, where they met Whyte, vice-president of the C.P.R., returning with- him as far as the Hat, being thus afforded an oppor- tunity of discussing the questions af- fecting the location oi the big West- ern shops at this point. The deputation considers it unwise to make public the details >f- tne con ference which was held "with Mr. Whyte, but it is understood that j nothing transpired which would have tic expedition sailed at daybreak for Buenos Ayres, where complete sup- plies will be taken in. Five Members of Com- mons Will Constitute Committee OLIVER CHARGES Opposition Wants to go Into Minister's Private NEW GOVERNOR OF QUEBEC APPOINTED Athabasca River With Boat to Prevent For- est Fires Quebec, May Fran- cois Langelier, chief justice of the superior court of Quebec, has been appointed lieutenant- governor to succeed the late Sir A. P. Sir Ffaii- cois has accepted. DECENT COLD ID cftpn LARGE ACREAGE AT BOW ISLAND Edmonton, May firs patrol j boat is now being built, by the Ed- monton government at Prairie Creek for patrolling the Athabasca as far north as Mirror Lauding at the mouth of Lesser Slave River, accord- ing to G. H. Edgecambe, Dominion government forester just returned from Prairie Creek. The boat will I _ T 1 P' be under, the charge of J. W. Mac- i-.OOkmg T1K Lagan, chief forest ranger in Jasper Park, who has already had charge of Jtidson Roseborough, of on the Herald this Isl- stand ian7 tendency to discourage the citi- iorest ranges in this part of Alberta. The boat will be equipped with pow- erful engines eiubling her to make way against strong currents, and Ottawa, May 3. After a debate moying and down the river j jng and wag ycry entluisia3tic about parliament today approved the mo- 1to Prevent ilres beinS started the future of place. He says j and getting, beyond their con- thcre much largftr acreaffe under crop this spring than ever .be- j the man fore, and the prospects are very talk with Mm about the crop oondi- bright. He put acreage t-ri- jtions in the Lethbridgc district. Mr. W. R. Hisfi- Macle-Careful Investigation of the WHEAT IS FINE Learfeg Authority i Optimise Over- Crop Conditions tion-of Sir Wilfrid. Laurier to ap- Yesterday afternoon just W. R. Ktiil was about take the train for this morning, and there are three or four more witnesses summonsed by zens in the hope that this point will be selected for the location of the the mine workers, still to follow Lar- j greatest industry west of Winnipeg. The operators have not called witnesses upon their side of the Naturally Mr. Whyte committed himself to nothing, but the informa- case yet, bat if'they do it will be im-jtion which he sought inclined the dels possible to finish the hearing this af- gation to the that the ayill_ jternoon. as it was hoped" last night. Ten- sittings' -have so far been held looks like two or three o be gone through and it more '.will 'before .the board can adjourn to ib'ernie Tne evidence of tlie witnessesr here Is all in the direction of conditions- lating to timbering, dockage "wages paid, "and' amount of J'ormed. The num'ber of shifts put in by any one man during a stated period, and the total amount of pay received. Une or two witnesses from the Dia- mond mines may be put upon the stand -by the mine workers today or tomorrow. Chairman -Gordon still thinks that it is possible to get through with the here in time to go to Fernie in the morning. He hopes to accomplish this by holding' a night session ta- night. Much will depend upon the after- noon developments as to whether this can be done, but the chairman will Bend every effort- to compass this ob- ject. Larson completed his story before the board this morning, and the next -Fitness will 'be called immediately up- on reconvening at a, quarter to two. ability of natural gas would" be one of the points "which would have a great deal of weight when a decision was. being reached; Whyte goes to Montreal on the '26th inst. to consult with SirlrT-jiomas. it is_. expected that the location of will be the lowing day. ;Supt. Price and Chief Engineer Brooks are expected to arrive in the point a committetfvbf. rive to j the enquiry asked %r by Hon. Frank j Oliver into the insinuations .made by I the press concerning the transfer of lands from the Manitoba and South- eastern Railway to the Canadian Northern. Mr. proposed to widen the enquiry, by embracing the insinuations "and suggestions made by-McGillicuddT, who was hawking, the alleged' charges, .and Mr. Lennox proposed an investigation by a" Royal Commission, but tlfe motion, of .the Prime Miaister was {accepted on the .vote of the House'. Addressing Mr. Oliver said: "I seeking to meet in a ont OI- butary to Bow Island at and said he thought; servative estimate. The'Trinier in that vicinity bar noV suffered his f men Of -Al- phygioal. carrws much made- inst me. ELECTRIC LIGHT CONTROLLER USED New Apparatus Received by the City for use in Houses The electric light department of the city has received a new piece of ap- paratus which they intend to introduce here. It is called Shedrick's electric light controller, and is to be used in London, Mt-.y John Forrest, houses where the flat rate is in use. ten years premier of "West. Australia, j The apparatus is a sort" of scale, a interviewed here, says he is .of tneisimple arrangement cf a balance one opinion that the Imperial preference; end of which dips into'-two mercury question ha; reached a stage .whore J cups and at the-other end a soft iron the dominions ought to con- fer among themselves with Great Britain. He thinks such united au- thority, as, would arise from a confer- ence of that nature "would not meet with a repulse 'from the motherland. OVERSEAS DOMINIONS CONSULT WITH MOTHERLAND city this afternoon, accompanied Inspector Gordon of the B, and department. Appointed mier Hazzard Goes to the Bench Ottawa, May H. E. For- get, former Lieut.-Governor'of Sas- katchewan, has been appointed Sena-j tor in succession to Senator Roy of j actions-., of the -interior department Edmonton, who goes to Paris as Can-! S1X Ws m winch I have adian commissioner. Premier Haz- necessarily Seen zard, of -Prince Edward Island, has jof such as to been appointed to the vacancy Court bench of the Island, while-J3enjamin, member nf parliament of that name, has been elevated to the''Sen- ate in succession to the late Senator Ferguson. :9 "By Horse-Medicine Hat Man Dies From Injury Medicine Hat, May a. result proper'manner the; only specific in-iof injuries he received when he was Jon account of frost Mid ..the irwt si-- j weight. Re been in this iinch snowfall has furnished abundant I a long and is .interested in moisture so luat the: growth Farming and ranching operations then is very rapid. 'Winter wceat is all over the province. Speaking -to to a height of lout inch toblltions. PoliticaLor .ev- DEATH OF THF LEADER OF GERMAN Mai- Woerman! the leader in German shipping, died today. Woermann with associates in, purchased Kameron in western equatorial Africa ana turned that country over to the empire for a Ger- man colony, thus driving a wedge -be- tween British and French expansion on the Niger and Congo rivers. LUMBER STEAMER DRIVEN AGROUND DURING A SQUALL Koquin, Wash., -May steamier Claremont bound from San Francisco' to Hoqtiin, was driven ashore last night in Wallapa harbor during a squall. Details are lacking and the plight of the passengers and crew is unknown. Steamer Saginaotv has gone to the Claremont's aid. The Claremont is a steel schooner of tons displace' inent operating in tne lumber trade rod works as a core to an induction coil. The apparatus, is .cut in series across the line and by adjusting 2. weight on the balance rod, .can be set for any number of lamps. If more lamps-are the rod will fluctu- ate up and down causing the lights to fluctuate, so that no more lamps can be used than called for in the con- tract.. It is a very simple affair, 'but it solves a problem that has always troubled electric light companies, by niaking it impossible for anyone to use more lights than they actually pay for. by the Hartwood Lumber Company ofied.. and I court the full- est parliamentary enquiry in to any admjnistrative act of mine in all .the. tliousands-whidr'ha'Je 'taken place of dollars they 'have involved, ,1 want'it idistinctly_ under- stood; House and 'throughout the country that there is no restric- tion to an investigation of this in- sinuation, I do not think that it is in the interests of Canada and of oar public lifs that upon insinuations .based upon theft and put forward as blackmail, a man in .public or private life, should be compelled to lay bare his .personal and private business. While I recognize that I cannot alto- gether, disassociate my private life from my public service, I have a re- sponsibility to the public in my pub- lic position that does not exist is private matters. And T-do not think that it will add to the dignity oi parliament or the standing'of pub- lic life .to assist thugs .and black- mailers by, requiring the production -of personal matters." Oliver's statement was applaud San Francisco. CHfNESE VOLUNTEERS ARE BEING ENROLLED Amoy, Cnina, May a mass meeting today committees .vere appointed to enroll volunteers in the defence of country against the The fcNnn FP i DC ANNEXATION London, May Lord Milner speak ing at Paddington, said he hoped Can adian oppositionists to the reciproc- ity agreement would stick to their guns. He was not quite sure that. the .'Canadian' negotiators realized movemenis_ The j.vhat they were letting themselves IE the students at tne govern- Political annexation was an- rment fchools partlcIpaUng'in the v'ol- f.deubtedlv contemplated by a large movement. ysefltion of the United States people, .and the present agreement was Only a beginning. The Canadian opposition ists were entitled to the sympathy of all British .imperialists throughout the world. "I he added. "that the harmony of Britain and the United States is more likely to be maintained by an understanding as two great equal powers than by the success of a policy which would disintegrate the empire for the j States to pick up some frag- i I ments." JOHN HALL RESIGNS Brandon. May T. HaH, commissioner here for the last eighteen months, will retire from that position July 3. The Commer- cial -Bureau has not yet decid- ed who wil] replace the com- missioner. FRENCH TROOPS REACHED FEZ Fez, May Bremend's col- umn arrived here .tonight in good con- Sir. .Wilfrid Laurier and Sir Allan Aylesworth both spoke in support of .Mr. Oliver's position. The Premier f'There have- been no charg- "es: This is the first insinuation which has been tangible. My Honorable Friend and colleague has not waited. He 'has promptly challenged investi- gation. If further enquiry is wanted it is foB anybody in the Kouse or out of it to make specific charges. My I colleague is readv to meet it." dition. During the last four days SJr AHan Avlesworth said: t their march'to the relief ot Fez the L, column was under a stiff running light continuously. The rebel tribes followed the troops from the time they broke camp from a forced march from the city, harassing all the way up to the very gates. Confidence has now been restored within the walls, -but complete anarchy reigns outside. kicked by a horse Monday afternoon, Winright Colter, 20 years of age, died at 10.15 this morning as prepar- ations were being to operate, in .a forlorn hope of saving his life. he- was .placed' on the opcr- ating liable "he "breathed his last-. Mr. Colter was Hitching -a team in his stable yard Monday afternoon and .had stepped behind one of the horses when the .britch strap drop- ped. The horse kicked out, striking Mr. Colter on the left 'side. taken to the oonre oi his parents and Dr. was called. Since, the physician has been in al- most constant attendance and this morning, the .young man, was removed to the General Hospital. Mr. Colter .was 'born in Medicine Hat, and has always lived hert. He was engage'd to married to Miss Stella Watson, of this city. the he said: "Before I es. completely shading flit, ground; j down from- Calgary this last while the spring wheat- is deing ex- j time. I heard reports that led me to ceedingly well and is already shoot- j believe that the frost of last week ing out fine. j had" done a great deal, of injury -to Speaking of the gas wells now operations under way in this ing sunk there, was south country, and, while here I want- natarally jubilant as his homestead Jed to see for myself just what injury any, been done. So T. M. of the A. R." onation is still a matter of srpecalmtion at the capital. While twenty-tour honn. ago the indications pointed to an ad- journment of the house for tt .time, t-he cnief surface indications at present visible indicate that parliament will remain in session and the regular busi- cold- snap. It was one of the best things that could have happened, for the nr-oisture it brought -did untold good. The spring crops tre also do- ing well, and the country is looking the best generally that I have ever seen it in all the years I have been in Al-beriMv. I don't think there "'ie reason whatever to fear: another dry year, '.and the .people of Leth- bridge can look forward to the best' year of their SOCIALIST MAYOR OF BUTTE DOING THINGS Buttie, May The; wine throughout .the city, two daEee Sails, "in .the restricted district, and music in all social or parlor houses In the'red- llghfzone are" things of day Lewis J. Duncan, socialist, who was inducted into office- last night, isued orders to Chief of Police Murphy to oloatc up- all such places, and tae chief, with some of his assistants, no- tified all interested. Any found guilty of violating the la-wwlli be placed under arrest and prose- from its political effects it seems to hundred delegates A more thorough canvas of the situa- tion indicates that a majority ot the press congress opened here today, five [Liberals are of the opinion--that-..-it reporting. King jwould not be advlsable-to adjourn. The AMERICAN SHIPS ON GREAT LAKES London, May In the House of Commons today. Sir Edward Grey informed Rowland Hum. Unionist, that- he was not.prepared to make a statement regarding Aa-crican ships on the Great Lakes. His 7.Taj- esty's Government was acting in closest touch with the Canadian gov- ernment on the whole subject. be an Instance of stabbing an oppon- ent in the dark and behind the back without shouldering responsibility. It is made up of an innuendo and insin- uation with no specific charge of wrong doing. Victor Emrranuel. Queen Helena and !cabinet council Considering the mat manV officials heins; present. Mayor Nathan welcomed the .visitors and "4 iher. an an- nouncement wnen the house meets. oppos-Uoilf it 'ls saidi propoS63 sesalon In sir. Wilfrid this The Tvlinister of Interior was left perfectly helpless for redress. The on ithc Press- ly remedy left him was to demand the right of enquiry at the hands of j a committee of the House, which he i has done." j The opposition members who spoke including Messrs. Borden and spoke in complimentary terms of tie Minister and his administration, but. former Premier Luzzati, who has ]ust prorogation __ returned to his work of a journalist. jthe atlCnmn lbut delivered 3 speech in which he dwelt ;Laurier will not agree. The Conser- upon the increasing importance of ix-atives met in caucus this morning: when R. L. Borden said that the pre- imier had withdrawn proposal I the house adjourn. The caucus-then'! According to the information re- ceived by the mayor, wine vail all over the city, in direct violffobn of the statutag. DR. THOMSON FOR SCHOOL Several -or the Lethbridge have son and him if candidate for the Sciool WELL BORING ladjoumed until it was, learned whatj (the government proposed to do. joancy. by the j Tnoiason said would Boanj va- Dr, CASE IN GERMAN-CANADIAN FAST SERVICE POSSIBLE people wanted aim that he-Tit not particular. The of North Ward are -rery eager to have a representative on the School Board and they intend to work hard to get sought to widen the enquiry with a jn the Supreme Court yesterday af-j view to examining the bank tra'nsac- Jternoon the case of .PercivaJ vs. Reeves tions which they believed would !ead and Daniel, was completed, Justice io" others than Mr. Oliver. tScptf. reserving his decision. This morning tho court was APPOINTED MODERATOR ed with the case of Foster versus Pnl-i- Vancouver. May J. S. Plaintiff claimed payment for rterson, St. Andrews church. a well 01: defendant's ranch, ster, was appointed moderator rheJThe case was finished just before ad- Hresbyterian synod of British Colum-i journment, the plaintiff getting judg- iment for SolO. I Berlin, May early agreeinenf is probable be- tween the North German Lloyd and Hamburg-American companies for a direct fast service between Hamburg. Bremen and Canadian ports. A German subsidy is probable. MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT OF TORONTO HOSPITAL Toronto, May Board of Gov- 'ernors of Toronto general hospital to- day chose Dr. Charles Kirk Clarke, at j present superintendent of the Toronto j insane asylum to be medical superin- tendent, of the hospital. He is account- ed among the leading Canadian aliea- ists. ;