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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Vol. VT. Lcthbridjje. Wednesday, May Mimber 126 ECLARES Mine is Losing Thirty Cents a Ton T ULLER and Thaell to Give Their Evidence E Buys British Columbia Ranch S UDDEN Death of High River School Teacher AFRAID TO MAKE COMPLAINTS Miners Tell Conciliation Board it Injures Them LOSING MONEY ENGLISH LORD BUYS A RANCH Nelson, May Sam- lo, of Thunder Kills, has sold his large ranch there.to Lord Hindlip. There are nearly 500 acres in t'he ranch and it is 13 miles from Craiibrook. The new owner is expected to ar- rive within a couple of months The price is well up -in the thousands. It is one of the finest ranches in the country and was extensively stocked with both cattle and .horses. Pit Boss. Swears Com- pany is Losing Money Mining Coal Special to the Herald.) Fernie, B..C., May first wit-} Hess.on the stand today was Edgar, who was oil the stand yester- day. He stated that he had returned Irom 'Coal Creek as often as twice a week because of lack of timbers, cars or track. Formerly tra-ck work was aHeived for, but this had been discon- tinued, and he" was refused the right 10 iay his own track. The company had cbanged the sys- and sent company men to lay the track. He worked 208 days during the year 'out of a possible 299 days, los- ing 47 days. Mr. Stubbs referred to page 2S of the agreement that the change of sys-j Tj 1 tern by the company was a violation HigH KlVei I eacher Had of contract, which provides for an I arranging between the men and the management for new prices when such change takes place. This had not been.done in this case. Objection to this was made but the chair sus- UNCONSCIOUS ON SCHOOL FLOOR Convulsions and Soon Passed Away High. River, May at- tained Mr. StubbS'in his right to point (tending this out. In answer to the'chairman, witness said it was the custom of the com- pany to post notices when -there'was' no work at- the mines, buVthis -did not always reach him in time to stop his trip- to the train and sometimes all '''the w'ayjto.themines. Mr. Shanks ex- plained" of .the management to .give.1'' sible; but 'there were times when it could not be done. Mr. Linn handed in his memo of days laid off during the year, cover- ed by his' wages "statement which snowed' a "total pi lost days to be 78. Thirty days were, lost by shortage of railway cars which had shut down that part of the mine. The others lost were from. various causes and he thought that six days had been lost him on.account oif laxity on the part of the: company. This meant a direct .loss of' he' thought that justly .his loss should be.. reckoned at much more than that. Waiting for Timber Nick miner had for. the company nine'.years had Coal Creek since j 909 steady. Had worked in number .5 mine since last November, and had worked there before. He had .worked to 16 feet wide but there no cogs in it. He had built cogs Tviili lagging from one to sometimes a foot sometimes more and sometim- High iRiver Kindergarten school were astonished yesterday morning to find their teacher, Miss unconscious on the floor doctors were called in. and tin patient removed to the hospital, bu she -was fouh'cK-to foe- suffering.-, from convulsions, and .in-'Spfte of all efforts last night. The dece'asec yipuhg "woman was" -26 years o age but had occupied '.o: kindergarten; teacher here for some years and was also 'prominent in musi cal and social circles. Mrs. Capt. Burke, High-River, is the only relative in this country. OF FARMS Minister of Agriculture Announces Demonstra- tion Farms SEVEN OF THEM Medicine Hat Has One -One at Athabasca Landing A IS TIMBER FOR WESTERN SETTLER i i Governments' Forestry Policy Outlined at Ottawa ANTI-RECIPROCITY Meeting Called in Niag- ara Turned Out to Be a Fizzle (Special to the Ottawa, OntM May Frank Oliver outlined the progressive for- j Duncan (.Marshall, minister of agricul-Un. Alberta for the past week organic estry policy adopted by the govern- j ture, of the locations of the demon-jing the-forces for the'big: task of en- meat in piloting a measure respecting istratlof established this umerating which begins on June 1st .year throughout the -province. There forest reserves and parks through the j were sevenffarms located instead of Ol! commons today. The bill is of con-j six jis at first intended and the Proceedings necessary to supply j siderablc national iiupo'rtance and Medicine Hat, Dominion government with the] !holm. Olds.'--Sedge-wick, complete census returns every temi OSSlDlllty particularly affects the west, Under ;Stouy Plains and. Athabasca some places the very- den-' it the eastern slope of the Rockies is These points -were chosen from a total !8it5' of tne population makes the task SENSATION SPRUNG IN COURT RAINFALL HAS BEENGENERAL i o the- Enumerators for Taking the Census In June A BIG JOB Commissioner Gibbons is Issuing Final Instructions j to his Staff I the Herald) _ 1 -iii- E- S: MacPihail, of Ottawa, superin-f .Alay was made thiK morn ing 'by the Hon. tendent of ceasus statistics, has been T "loo Calgary, May splen- did rain fell here this morn- ing arid reports indicate" that showers were general over Southern Alberta yesterday afternoon and last nightl Cop- ious rain fell in the north and quenched the numerous grass fires -which had out in the Edmonton district. TKaell-TuIIer Case Fur- nishes Many Exciting Incidents ARCHBISHOP McEVAY IS Thaell on Stand- Toronto Man Says She is His Wife -Bi brought in and the area oi reserves j of. 49 brought to the one, while in provinces eration of the, minister either by Alberta the settlement QUEEN GOOD SENSE Puts Ban on Latest Dress Craze of Women, Also Roiige on the Face London, May restraining hand of Queen Mary was felt again in last night's court, the first of King George's reign, es less in height on. top of post but The Lord Chamberlaillt actin for never g-ot anything for it. .He often had to return from lack of timber, or other causes. He had done this as mar.y-as eight, times in one month. Timbers varied. in size and he had sometimes to get, other- diggers to them up. This witness had do a lot of waiting for timber and work in getting to proper place. Where a maginty was used it was a great disadvantage to the min- ers, as inany times the cars had to helped by a pusher. If the car ran off the track'the miner had to put it back. The company statement shown by Manager Wilson showed that ithis man had worked 166 days at an .average of 13.50 p.er day. Witness did jnot think this was quite correct. Not Enough Pay J. W. Gray had worked in number; 5. mine and previously in number.9. j .He had .worked where the roof was .20 feet high and had to put cogs on .top of IS foot posts. He-got Jl.CO for this but not enough. He gen- ad to..get down to level to get his timber.1 He had worked nearly a day ja putting up one of these sets of timbers. -He had complained to the fire ,boss, but the men generally did 'not like to make, complaints because of opinion' which prevaileu that company miners did not meet with fa- vor. .This feeling" extended upwards through the different, grades of of- ficialsi affecting all to a certain ex-j the austere notified the great dressmakers of 'London that they were to reform their costumers. It was the Queen's wish that hoteble dresses and clinging skirts should not he worn at state functions. Yesterday quiet J "suggestion" by the Queen was sent abroad that lip salve and rouge should 'be discontinued by women who were to attend last night and tonight's courts. 'With the suggestion went the royal concession permitting the use of face roowder in moderate j Last night the facial pigments were noticeably absent, and even con ceded rice powder was seen to have "puffed" on with gentle hands Still another suggestion has been pro- mulgated and this in the opinion of many, outcaps the restrictive climax. It is that royal ban may be accepted lying against women wearing elbow length sleeves and uncollared in after- noon, dresses in roya.1 enclosure -at Ascot and that large h-ats are forbid- den in all "sacred precincts. is greatly increased. The minister said the government aimed to con- serve and reproduce by the proper harvesting of mature timber crop, encouragement of young growth and the protection of the source of water supply. The government were prompted by- tion or delegation. in many, districts. to the! Fallon of Lonclon May Succeed Him: The department of agriculture will arduous nature .of tihe task.in charge Toronto, May Fa.llon oi proceed at once .'-with the erection various district commissioners. London and Bishop Scpllard: of Peter- 'ouildihgs, Marshall leaves night for -Medicine Hat to select aj' building site !and have operations -fee-jniissioner must see to it that he has gun'on -this-'farm. He states that it'the forces at his .command so. drilled When the court teis ing, Mr. Conybeare, tfce cwwa .attor- ney in the Tulter-Thaeil aunxnuic- ied would S. Ball, of Ball, as he istdmated tbat, he might lot evening. Before codling" any witnesses, "Mr. Harris exercised his privilege of dressing the Jury, outlining the nature of the defence that wni be shown In. It will be ihown that John- son voluntarily offered the pipers in question. Mr. Harris announced that ha would call both Tuller and Thaell to prove this. He .will call Mrs. Thsell also as considerable stress heeh laid on the fact of her marriage to Klahn. He that her "actions five years ago down east, had -no hearing on the present case. No- mis- conduct on her part since coming west had been shown. It will shown, she was ill and Dr. Tuller it the to.jit will take just 21 days for the job. boro-are the twovnames -most prom-K.eques, of ber huBband cam. to.trea't aj That is the time limit and each ,com- Inently mentioned. in connection with is his intention to erect the may -be'iiible to do their work have' the ifarns fenced and break y Accuracy is two considerations to conserve the which 100: to 200 'acres on thisjone point the lays special upon and all returns must 'be .for forest growth and to supply the set- tler with luniben; settler" said the minister, "I remember' how I had" to fight the government for the right to, cut the timber needed. I also .nize the duty of parliament to .pze- y.ent the depletion of the forests. We aim to procure tor the settler wood he wants to meet the pressure -of that great public demand and :the settler for the commercial use of matured timbpr only, the government seeks to establish administrative good-will toward settlers and maintain nation- al obligations in Canadian resources." The Hudson Bay Railway construc- tion asked for by the. west, is. receiv- ing' immediate attention from :the government. In the supplementary estimates submitted by Mr. Fielding two million dollars is proviced to proceed with the work, and -'min- ister of railways has intimateiithat m media Le will, be Striking evidence of .the trend of. "pub-. :ic sentiment on reciprocity is by the attempt of the anti-reciproc- ity interests to hold a rr.ass meeting, of protest, in the Niagara fruit dis- trict yesterday. Only fifty people" turned out and Uie chairman publicly confessed his disappointment. Speak- rs had been brought from the chief being Z. A. Lash, the well known corporation lawyer and niian- next spring. Resident as possible. cier. The big hall was nearly empty and the meeting was a distinct fail- not 'until the" first of the year, as it will not say whether Sergt. Egan had businew before leaving to assume] Wtanipeg, Man. who to enter year. In the same period the birth the Winnipeg Federal Politics irate fell from 33.3 to 24.7 per cent. j heard what, was said in the (Continued on page ;