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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbrid IVol. IV. Alta.. Friday, May Number 122 GRANT FOR DRY FARMING CONGRESS Make Trouble for Sacrilegious Americans T ethbridge Man to mand CoronationfForce Protest Against Higher Wages for Miners SOLOMON'S CROWN AND SWORD Discovered by Archaeolo- gists Ancient Bible Manuscript TURKS ANGRY jAllege Foreigners Dispoil- ed Mosque of Omar and Took Relics FARMERS TO RAID THE SENATE Opposed to Recipro- city Pact Washington, May The formal at- tack by representative farmers of the country upon the. Canadian reciproc- ity bill, which measure has the sup- port of President Taft's administra- tion and has passed the House of Representatives will begin before the Senate Finance Committee on Mon- day. On that day, and for the re- mainder of the week farmers from the border states of the northwest and Deputation From the Board of Trade Comppsed of -W. A. Buchanan M. P. P., and McNicol Receive Assur- ances from of Congress Appreciated Train for Delegates to be Lake City Probable Competitor Edmonton. May Lethbridge secures the International-Dry Farrii- operations at.j along the Canadian boundary line asjing Congress in 1912. the Alberta Government'will grant'- towards meeting the expenses due the big This promise was made.'to ;W .A. show that the trade disas- j Buchanan. M.P.P. and J. W. McNicol, chairrnaii of the Dry Farming Congress Government {Jerusalem .of. the Anglo-American syndicate of excavators threaten to cause an interesting diplomatic af- fair 4ccordine to todav's message! irons to the Farmers of this side of i -r T i i i -m i i fr m Constantinople, the Turkish i the line. Senators Nelson, of Minne- SCCtlOn ot tllC LethbridgC board Ql -trade, WllO Waited upon government takes a serious view of ithe matter and has seat high officials ito -charse sota, and McCumber, of North Da- kota, aided in many ways by. the in- Sergt. AsKe CaugKt Them Fifty Miles Across the Line Last evening at about eight-o'clock Superintendent Wilson, of the R.N. W.M..P., received a telegram from Setgt. Ashe, stating that he, with Const. Harper and a U. S. constable had Lewis and Reid, the two escaped prisoners under key and lock once more, at Coutts, and that he would with them on the first train for Lethbridce. The convicts were seen last Monday evening-hanging around a stable at New Dayton, and, aa has been previously stated in the Her- ald, the Mounted Police have' been working upon-this clue, Sergeant Ashe, with the aid of-sev- eral other Mounted Police, traced tha TORIES Wig NOT DENY Party Papers may Demand Explanation from the Members TRUST'S HIRED MEN Both Parties Holding-Cao- Premier s the Cause that to investigate the surgewt opponents of the trade agrfte-jconveiition and that 5000 people were likely to attend. the foreigners dispoiled !the Mosque of. Omar and discovered and carried away sacred relics hidden; word has been received by these.sen- frorn the Romans when the city was Titus iii A. D. 708. Mean- time the of the archaeologists and the nature of. their Ku'ils is- a mystery. The members of the expedition with their prizes .em- barked at Palestine, 54 miles of Jerusalem oii April'19th. They weart'. Capt. Parker's yacht which had been' awaiting them and set. sail before the people of Jerusalem- learned what they had done. There is no doubt that the promot- ers of the enterprise hoped to discov- er the ark of the covenant and the seven branched candle stick, but a -dispatch of today says it is believed that the explorers found Solomon's crown, his sword and his ring and an ancient manu- script of the Bible. The extent of operations is shown hy the state- ment that has been spent by the syndicate, which engaged engi- neering experts who' had worked on ithe '-'construction Ot the London stih- jtvay railway, Members of the Ar- mour family of Chicago are reputed be araong the backers of the ex- pedition, ators from the farmers'" conventions m most of the agricultural and farmers are expected tor cwr.e here during next week and stern? the committee with protests against the passage if the agreement'bill. JUDGMENT FOR DEFENDANTS :OF HIS YOUNG DAUGHTER Philadelphia, -May" tile honor of ais. 18-year-old daughter, Prank Ma.cMab.on, aged: L48 years, shot and probably fatally wounded Greorge Leary, aged 53 wien the latter laughed at his-demands-for Offers Resignation if Diaz and Corral will do Likewise El Paso, May offering his own resignation as president of the Provisional Government' of' the Re- public, Senor Francisco I. Madero, Jr., suggested that both _President, Diaz and Vice-President 'Corral re- sign, aad that Senor De Labarra, the Minister of Foreign Relations, become President and adopt- an interim until a general election shall have been held. The statement couched in .the most courteous Spanish phrases, in- forms President Diaz that there is no yesterday. It was pointed out that it Most of these people would be from the United States and foreign countries and their visit to Alberta would do a great deal to give the pro-yin QP puhlicity as the strangers could view it. with their own and their homes to sjread broadcast the ..story of its great resources. The Government will arrant a special; for the accpmodation of Al- berta delegates to-be sent to'. year. Salt, Lake Lethbridges competitor for the 1-912" convention. ROSSLAND BOAP TRADE PROTESTS AGAINST INCREASE OF WAGES Resolution Submitted to: Chairman Gordon of Conciliation Consideration Promised-May Widen Scope of Investigation- Serious Effect on Smelters Alleged- The proceedings of the Conciliation Board are bringing out some peculiar ities. and the width of the field into on company day men, it means that this would increase the price of coke from'thirty (30) to forty (40) cents which the enquiry may yet be extend-! per ton. In.the case of the Rossland ed is unestablished. It seems that j ores an increase of -thirty cents per ton on cote will make an increase of sis cents'per von of ore treated, and the throwing of a- stone into the wa- ters of the industrial duck pond sets waves going outwards and ever ouj- wards, like the stone thrown by the boy into the swimming pool. Chairman Gordon is in receipt of a .resolution, preceded by the usual wheresrses, from the Rossland Board of Trade, which gently reminds hirr. that "there are others" iTT this as in many other cases. This resolution coining from .the 'and smelter end of the proposition which the board is now in. the case of the ores in the Boun- darv country an increase of thirty only an.'even break, and. taking this into consideration there is very little encouragement from their standpoint in going after the lower grade ores, of which there is a. large tonnage in the Rossland camp; If this tonnage could increased it would mean the of many additional men, while if the cost of treatment is in- cents per ton on coke will mean an in-j creased- it is certain to interfere with would cost about to handle the nearly as far as Sheiby, a about fifty miles, and arrested' two, and returned to Coutts with them. It seems very strange that the prisoners were able to get sttcb a distance unless they were helped by some outsiders, it is thought that; this was the case: Under the present system of tne Royal North West Memnted is very: diffieyilt thiag for a -prison- er to .fiscape, and lias proven the- Ottawa, Oat., May 4. No is jet reached in refturenoe to course parliament will' pursue result of the premier's departure the Imperial Conference weiak. The parties are billed to hold eaiwiis-1 es tomorrow when their respective plans will probably be There is no weakening of the ,G-oyr ernment's resolve to carry icciproo- ity through at ..the earliest opportun- ity. The Opposition, however, aaemc determined to fight it off possible. The Moatreal Herald editorially calls .Attention to the report that the Opposition is securing financial as- ,sistance to fight reciprocity ia Can- ada from protective corporations and ,and the m the United States for statements." '..Despite it has been repeatedly pub- lished that the Conservative anti-re- ciprocity campaign is financed case .-once nMsre. .by secret contributions Tbe prisoners brokejjawayrJrpnT'jbhe corjtofca-iiioa interests, "English barracks last Sunday morning and "tariff Tones and United onlj- had five days ot liberty. 'States trusts and protection utter- Sergeant. Ashe -will Coutte -with ests and authoritative statements tbe escaped prisoners this evening at from the party asked for, no denial 5.05 p.m., and will arrive m Lftth- f has been forthcoming. Already sev- The men, when arrested, waived ex- other way out of the present difficul- I considering, may make it necessary to extend the enquiry to the Boun- dary country, before a just and equit- able settlement can be arrived at. ty. and that a word from him will bring peace in a few days. Senor Madero in his statement calls .upon .Tustice S cotton the Supreme Court "iresterday afternoon gave out his judg- ment in the case of Pereival vs Reeves Co. and-Daniel; -the complicated ma- chinery case. He dismissed the action fegalnst both defendants. Yesterday afternoon's session and of phis morning were, occupied T.-ith hearing the case of Waddingtonj known to the people of Mexico his j letter from the president and secre- jrersus Xotirse for slander. Justice irrevocable reason to retire from-pow i tary of the Rossland Board, request- er as soon as peace is established in j ing careful consideration of the facts j the country. Madero declares this statement was made by Diaz to "go .bet-weens" interested in restoring President Diaz particularly to make The resolution was accompanied by a Scott reserved his decision. This afternoon the case of the John Ueere Plow Co. versus Cardwell, a Taber being heard. This afternoon when court resumed Justice Scott gave his judgment in the Waddingrton versus Nourse slander case, dismissing tbe action with costs. NEW SCHEME TO OUST BOUILLON Edmonton, May a special meeting of the council yesterday AOd. Lundy gave motion he would move at the next increase the-city commission -by'two members. If the{ motion carries, sensational develop-j ments are expected. The procedure! recommended was that Bouillon be facj ed with charges and a. public trial, but] the council .evidently Intends to disre-i gard the supreme court order and fill! the commission up with .hirelings who their bidding. MURDER IS MURDER SAYS ROOSEVELT therein set forth. The resolution follows Resolution unanimously adopted at a general meeting of Board of Trade, held 1911 Whereas, this district Crow's Nest Pass Coal fields for its j supply of coke, and Whereas', the price of coke in this will be the cause of laying men in crease., of nve cents per ton of ore the tonnage now being extracted, and treated. in view of the fact that the smel- lers operating in the southern por- tion of British Columbia, at the pres- ent time on account of the low pric- es 'of metals are practically mating I between the mine operator's and off a large number of and Whereas, 'we are creditably inform- ed that the real source of discontent- SYDNEY Selected as Site for the Canadian Navy Works Sheffield, Bug., Ma.T vis stood tlmt Canadian goYern- ment has definitely selected Sydney.. S.. as the for .tihe Canadian government has definitely selected Sydney, N. S.r as the site Whereas, this hoard being composed while their horses will he increase on contract rates nov 1 of members who are vitally this afternoon. There are five; ffect led in the mining and smelting from the Macleod division goiTigi {tries and and probably ten from Calgary.I submi.tert, i the snwlters of this sec-iln aii the contingent will master 751 jtion have been expending large ;men- flve ofl5cers" and' of coufse- I am on Tits of money in betterments in order that the lower grade ores' may i Belleville, May absence of Patrick Cain, his .home" .in Rawdon township, near Ivanhoe, was burned yesterday, his wife, who had been ill. and her stepdaughter, Ellen Mal- oney. who had been nursing her, were fatally burned. DMONTONAND STRATHCONA UNITE J. S. DESCHAMPS. I- President, A. R. MACKENZIE, I' .Secretary-Treasurer. j4 Chairman Gordon, on behalf of the. j, the present wage scale go into effect (through to London for the Coronation] conciliation board, has v.T- IB nf T---- 1 of resolution and er.Perry of Reglna. They wvlli training at Regina until about' when tbev will be treated at a profit, and should jentra1n and make trlp rigbt as ash'eo by District 18. of June 23. United Mine Workers of j While Supt- Wilson is away. Inspect-! promised that it will be duly consid- which is an advance of 5.55 per cent, ior West will be in command of "K" ererf along with any relative facts in on contract work, Per j division. ithe case. (Special to the Edmonton. May, of Bdmonton and .Strathcona met in the latter city .tonight and initiated th-e first steps, for (.he amalgamating of the sister cities. The name Ed- monton will be .retained. Strathcona will two members in t.he council. Taxa- tion and liabilities are to be regulated at a meeting of the Edmonton council Tuesday night. a telegram from Mr. Wilkes, morning, stating that be -would it- port for duty, onoe more, on 1st. Mr. Tiiomasson cancelled'.the proposition that be had made to a physical director dorra east, by wire. The members of Y-St-C.A. greatly .pleased on ireariig that the physical director that they for the past year will return hud with them tor another. The secretary hopes to be a-ile ti> an" announcement in a few nays, "re- garding an assistant and boys' sec- retary. INSPECTOR St. Petersburg, .May gin -who hot known to the police, shot Smirn- off, the prison inspector, with a re- volver while he was sitting m a stall seat at the theatre at Vologda tonight, Efimoff was dangerously woimded. The girl escaped during the excite- jment that foMowed the shooting. Efitn- off's wife and two others were also wounded. There were many persons arrested 'but the real culprit was not captured. has been :held re- sponsible for the recent flogging of political prisoners ;