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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Vol. IV. Alta.. Tuesday, May 23, .1011. Number. 137 Spend Half Million Conference Two This Month ASK BATTERY INFANTRY CORPS COL. CRUICKSHANK. D. 0. C., HOPES ONE WILL.BE ORGAN- (ZED IN THIS CITY Lieutenant Colonel j [district officer commanding military; 'district No. 13, is in the city from !headquarters in Calgary. This morn- FIRE A SALUTE WHEN KING jiug the local cadet corps was inspected ST. JOHN CONCERN DECIDES TO GEORGE IS CROWNED B. OF T. COUNCIL i-by the colonel who expressed himself 'as being well pleased with the pro- :gress that has been made, lustruc-i I tors Stewart and Van Allen had the' squads from the High and Central 'schools out for review and put them; through the squad drill. In the after- SUPPLEMENT PAY OF MEM- noon Col. Cruickshank inspected the! BERS OF BATTERY__ELECT 'company at Westminster school which DELEGATES The Gordon Nail of St. X. B.T will locate in Leth- bridge. This is the word given out by M. L. McDonnell, one of the part- jwas handled by Instructor BrandowJ He found there the nucleus of a good city for the past two or tiiree weeks At a special meeting of the council .company- i The Colonel informed the of rlie Board oE Trade this morning, man tfaat he wag Herald; i sixing up the situation here as a lo- cation for a branch of the plant pleased with! it was decided upon representations the start that had been made as or-j which the nnn nas ueciaecl to place beinii made bv Mayor Adams and 'sanitation is the hardest part of the at some point in the west. .Mr. Me- STORE HITS HIGH SPOTS SYNDICATE BUYING OUT KOOTENAY LUMBER COMPANIES EAST (Special to the Hem I Fernie.'Mav rainy weath- cr has set in again throughout the Pass, and at Coieman two ur three inches iTHlS MONTH'S RECORD IS SPLEN- j COVERS GROUND i AND CHEERS FARMERS json came yesterday afternoon and last :night when there was a several hours' 'almost continuous fall -of splendid wet 'snow. The fall registered inches.; according to the measurements taken j ;by meteorological officer C. B. Bow-! man. This added to 1.20 inches that! already has fallen this month makes a, total for the month to date of 1.70' inches. EAT FALL SEES THEM miwiwr. wmiiiu RAILROADS FROM ALL OVER CAN- ADA TO STRIKE THERE MATT DUNN-SAYS'- R. B. BENNETT, K.C., M.P.P. From all parts of Southern Alberta ;come reports of heavy snow falls W snow was reported to have'u. Donbin got a phone message from fallen, by passengers who arrived to- his farm at Noble this morning saving j day. ;that snow was lying.on the ground i Absolutely nothing, is doing in the strike situation, and the skipping of nav day last Saturdav will soon be- HIM TO GET THE NEWS tnere at the time. Cher Creek and Curdst of heavy precipitation. r ''0" Sheriff Young, that the Board would I work in connection with a battalion. He suggested that a battalion of four Donnell has visited several of the supplement the pay of the members companies be formed and said cities which have bet-n negoti the 25th battery of field artillery the rifles and other -accoutrements! ;ltmS the tirm to locate, but .would 'be sent down shortly. When ntts decided that Lethbridge offers the by nlteen cents per day per man, location from the standpoint ot while they are in camp at Calgary jare provided the boys will take an! cheap fuel and a good market as well next month. This action was taken ;added interest in the work and there as the financial support given the in order to encourage the men to at- ;is no dollbt thar- wnen Co1- Cruickshank j enterprise. The output of the plant tend that, the battery might have its full complement of men. The pay jdrilled corps in the West. given bv the moveriiiuerit is sixty An attempt will probably be mauc, Qf. ,mn fc -lti- r t HO.UOO per annum and will be increas- cenls per riav. :to organize a battalion of infantry m Mr. Convbeare ao-vocate. trying the comins Of who will address the Over-! gin to make itself felt in-business cir- seas Club Empire Day Entertain-j cies, which Great Falls, May progress in railroad building into Great Falls within the next few years 'is prophe- come reports sled by _Mau DuMf weU Great Falls capitalist, who recently re- Jhe snow fall will have a splendid turned from a trip through southern ment tomorrow nigiit. i ed in a supplies arc hein visits the citv to inspect the battalion fj d f n >ear ne UIH nna one 01 me John is about nails a day. The i.elhbridge plant will start with a capacity of about get the battery back from camp for l-Borh Calgary and Edmonton have splendid battalions and there is not coronation day. All over they empire :Ule ,east that OQ6 equally as at the time King George is being crowned there will be artillery sa- Bridge district. lutes fired, and it could be only right to have the the salute here camp did not two after the coronation, it would be camp at Calgary this summer. necessary to get the consent of the and Predicts the largest attendance of military authorities to have the bat- creases. About fifty men will be em- ployed at first. 'i Mr. McDonnell has wired J. ,T. Gor- good could be formed in the Leth-j don, the senior partner of the firm Wstory leave in time to be in this Colonel will return to Calgary to- that he has made his choice of a lo- ci ty will way possible. Mr. Gordon is one of the oldest and best known nail manufacturers in Canada and in partnership with -lames Fender, of EMPIRE DAY ATTRACTIONS N Baseball City M. C. A. vs. Sporting Goods ar Athletic grounds, 10 o'clock a. m. District League Letlvbridge at Taber, at }fa- grath. Football 0. K. Over ..seas at North Ward, three o'clock p. m. Exhibition Caledonians at Frank. Celebration Diamond Entertainment At. Curling Rink in the even- ing; jinder, auspices of Over- 'seas ;Club. ich, up to date have remain- etfect not in IV'oviding an addi-jCanada and who, while in Calgary aid normal condition. Relief U.0nai of moisture, which obtained much iniorma- ._ _ t....JJJ umaJs welcome, but also in pintine' tion concerning railrnart in handed out at ai! putting' tion concerning railroad building in the seed bed into excellent shape. The the northwesr and supplv points and evervthing is vetv cold ,hci nortnaest ana especially 1U me ertect of making proposed international lines. ,r L.i n! f tnci; the next five vears vou will The report published -in die causing the wheat to stool out. !see ,he traing of the Milwaukee, the aid regarding the formation of a new j i Canadian Pacific and the Soo line ron- lumber company in the Kootenay ON -ning into the Milwaukee depot in Great ley, receives confirmation from out-j TIONAL ARBITRATION Falls-and the tniins of the Great Nor- sidfe sources, which indicate that the; 'itnern, the Grand Trunk and the Gan- Mohonk Lake, N. Y, May 21-The'adian Northern and the Burlington en- the Great Northern depot here" 'i C.P.K. is at least indirectly it.n rest- While in Alberta intentions s regards I learned more O annual meeting of me term ;Lake Mohonk conference on interna- sairi A saw mill costing is to tional arbitration will begin a three- he constructed opposite Baynes, on day session on Wednesday, More than the Kootenay River, in the vicinity will attend. Th. of McCpniielFs Island, to which all Murray Butler, of. Columbia the timber belonging to the newly versity. will preside, and it i formed company will be floated. This say interest what is more, 1 have the folders of a company is reported to have a capi- for of the big Canadian lines tal of S20.nOO.ODO. and will include peacd o nch parts of the new lines in act. is a. trustee, ine Anglo-American ar-' nearly all the mill properties aoove bitration treaty QQW williual operation together with the .-oute e point at which the big-mill is to send officia, before the surveys for stum' portions _____j__i mL._ _____ Unil-t- ___ _ Vnic "Kiafin 'be erected. The spur, now being; built George W. Perkins and Oscar London, May most import- i of New Sollth Afrlca' the Domimon o ewjat ear, da robb, and Newtoundland. the on that day. Alviii Ripley, W. R. Dobbin and J. L. Manuaring .were appointed, to resent the Board at the committee meeting to be held o'clock, evening in the Board of Trade build- ing to arrange a for cor- onation day. jant event, politically, in the whole The delegates appointed to repr> ;three months that England is devoting sent the board.at the convention of to the Coronation festivities, took Western Canada Associated Boards place today, wnen the Prime Ministers Jn of Trade next month were C. G. K. iof the Dominion of Canada, the Com-ij, Nnurisp rflnirmini f" P P I'Vmv nionwealth of Australia, the Union ofi.T t U U J 5 V- v. .r. L 'V'll v i beare, E. A: Curih-ingham, -lomi lor and F. W. Powner. Pres. ?Htch isx ex-o.fficio'-a. delegate. Frank A. Harrison wrote that he is to lia'l arranged with ,S. Dennis, of which a world-wide Empire is interest- the C.P.R., to have Lcrhbrifige liter- 'ed, from, national defence to the de- ature distributed at all the C.P.R. of penny postage stamps, agencies in Great Britain and the j This was the first official meeting 1 tilled States.; the new Sovereign and his foreign! There beins -some doubt, as to the 'ministers, and it. is expected that the Motherland's attitude toward her pos-j sessions will be materially changed as a result of the reforms advocated 'bv the different dominions and their J premiers. Chief among many interesting ques- jtions raised by the delegates from! firming F. W. Britain's Overseas Dominions inj cr alone dissenting on the same despatches to the home govern-' that he did at the meeting'ment when the Imperial Co.ni'erencet last Friday, natr.vly, that the term of first proposed, is resolution No. j the months, was too J4, from the Union of South Africa, re-1 Jons- jlative to Britain's position on trade Those present at the meeting were: This resolution reads: Pre.s. Hatch, Messrs. Downer. Cony-! "That the desirability be considered j hcarc. Ripley, Taylor. Tinning. replacing the system of trade pref-i bin. Mayor "Adams, K. D. Johnson, lerence at present granted by the S. southward from Galloway, leads to Straus will discuss the relations o the proposed mill-site, and grading -business men to international arbitral j upon the branch has' been started. tion. aces thai it will be taken up by the I vital importance to the future of the .for it is nothing more or less than ajfice, and sets forth that it is .essential ministers and the Imperial Empire are to be raised. Australia Resolution providing for the the welfare of the colonies that the outside the meeting loom, will move to rescind (he objectionable ment of a council which shall be of the 'dominions be sep- ir oi' the Declaration of of the constitV jarated from that of colonies thougJi they do and New Zealand has two equally im-ent'parts of the Empire, whether that each department be placed to governing or otherwise, and which under .a penuacent separate under-1 points "as v-uun'sbali form an advisory body having ajsecretary. JDenver and oUier southwestern points. ana the ouior tne re-organization voice in all matters -before the homei mi t. T. This resolution also provides for the One oi the-big objects of these rail- iVnice. go7i-rnment, pertaining to matters re-; J _ icreation of high commissioners which -roads in heading for Great Falls is to rue resolutions from .latins: 10 the colonies. question of prefer- Zealand is apt to prove rather i The second resolution, .provides for several subjects of the most [startling to the orthodox Englishman, reconstitution of the Colonial Of- is no secret a-bout the tioris of the'big systems across the boundary line, the is being done and about to be doiie, indicates a number of lines a-bout. to ;be the 'boundary and headed for Grut Falls. "Great Falls will be the gateway for ithe lines running northerly' and sonth- s and through this city, will. traffic from th r Montana points and MS Angeles, San hr thrasii PREMIERS OF THE OVERSEAS DOMINIONS of meeting held last Friday evening when -John T. Hall was appointed publicity .and in- dustrial commissioner, on account of the notice given not being; a full day, council passed a resolution con- of the publicity committee, and Sec- ,'erseas Dominions to Great Britain is system of contributions in money or I services to Imperial naval and local defence." j This coming as it d4.3 -atj a time when the Canadian reciprocity j agreement was pending both before! jtiie -Congress at. Washington and the: !Dominion Parliament at Ottawa, rnis-j ed a srorm of protest in England. The press of all political factions noted the j resolution, and commented strongly (Special to the Herald) [upon its introduction at, a time when.! Cranbrook. May .sewerage :so many important measures were be-j fcylaw was carried by a two to one fore the'British Parliament, majority notwithstanding the inclem-j Jn so strong wag the pressl.re weather. The number of IO .bear Ministrj- of! CRANBROOK IS GO AHEAD CITY PoHed was a record for a money by law. South Africa by the home government j One hundred and fifty-five votes 'tliar ths Governor-General. Lord Glad tor the bylaw and seventy-seven a Ietter recallir.g sec- against. The result of the poll 4 of the tentative resolnrions greeted with generous approval. f0r discussion before The Imperia, Ccr, 'iference. stating that he had been ad- TOTEM FOR KING GEORGE I vised 'by his ministry that they cie- I si red to postpone the debate upon Chief of B. C. Indian Tribes Taking Jtrade preference, but. "that the right. Elaborate Gifts to Great White -honorable the Prime Minister 'ioped Father jthat he would have the opportunity Ottawa. May VT-dilda hie in to discuss tieadof the Kitselas tribe, is in Ottawa ithe Question with his Majesty's gov- ern his way to the Coronation, eminent." ing presents, carefully packed in elab- orate Indian fashion for the "Groat This action on the part of l-ord Gladstone and the Ministry of the Uti- father." King George. Theiion of South Africa eliminates a foreign am- in where there is enormous water and be called into council 'power possessed by this city. It is the the Imperial government power which is attracting-them matters pertaining to the self-gpv.'as well as the fact that this is the erning dominions shall' come under natural gateway for them to the south discussion. This resolution, if acted the southwest; upon favorably, will make I he "high! "fn addition to the extensions'of the. commissioners the only channel of.! Great Northern and the lines of'the communication between the Imperial :Milwaukee expected in here of whicii and dominion governments. ithere is already a general knowledge I. was given assurance while in Cal- Other, and scarcely less important, resolutions Dresemed by progressive New Zealand, provides for the inter- gary that the Grand Trunk is arrang- ing to build south from Calgary to this _t citv. This rai road will be m Calgarv change of all civil servants between the dominion .governments and the Imperial, with a view to familiarizing them with the governments and needs of both, that they may intelligently meet, all questions that will arise in j The future: the establishment of a line between London; and New Zealand and Australia, by' means of boat to Canada, rail to the Pacific coast, and boat to the latter countries: the establishment of reci- procal provisions for the relief of very soon and tne surveyors have al- ready cross sectioned the survey from Calgary to Lethbridge and on: to Coutis, on the international boundary, and from that place the traffic will, be carried over the Great Northern line Kingdom many "other; into Great Falls." According to information Deceived by Mr. Dunn regarding the Canadian jPacific's attitude towards this terri- tory, that system will build a south line from Macleou into Great Falls by 'the way of St. Mary's Lake, -the 'Black- and'''eor Choteau and gaining art entrance .into this -city >by connecting with the proposed line of the Mirwau- jkee at or near Fort Shaw, or to meet Whether all these matters will beahe Soo line 'in this city. discussed at the conference, and whe-' i her. if disc-ussed, they will be acted upon, is a matter of uncertainty, for in the past twenty several sucli have boon held ,ar.d i'.ar sirblrrts of "vital" importance dtr, cuss-red without any apparent effort to-i throughout the United her dependencies, and points of vita; interest. (Continued on Page Five.) or< tbe .narc government. of the CHARGE It is tiiouphi. however, thaf 'lie son! f-oiiferfiire. ini'ik? those' which j rook pi HIM! durijig' Hie! v broader; rich and Five men who make history at'Wilfricl Premier chief gift to the King is a totem of jcusslon of t.hia all-interesting feature the Imperial Conference: At the topjat the bottom en the left is Sir ,Ios. G. rigi-t Lord Kitselas. carved on slate by .the tribe's i from the official Imperial on the i'eft is the British Prime Minis- Ward. Premier of Wew Zealand: inieral of United Africa, artist JDut sut. the same time strongly inKm-jtcr, Mr. Asquith; on his right is Sirithe centre is Ear) of Dudley, (Special to the Taber, Mny the close of the years of Our-f-n Virtoriri'F Jubilee, the j servico in Knnx chtirch here last ev- J.'hiico. King ?-'d ward's Cor- j en she pastor, the Rev. R. onation. aiu! in will bring I Munro. intimated that, he had handed mos: foreiply to the imperial his jvsignation to the Presbytery of Mr, Bunco's Kiiirilinoss ami ii'i'iritifi efforts won for bin? tlic f.stceui of his own church, well !n ff.ot. ir Is SKH! that. King George as the respect oi all in the town. He i O'} S TO i }'T O Tft' i i between Great Britain and her colon- j T :ies on the most cordial fooiir.ir. and, ana nis Keoiilv iclt. as it himsclt tr.ke cosmizanoe. nor only! :of the findings of the conference, but j Wl11 y'c UM'-V !or '1KS successor :of the personal views of the visiifm; 1o fl11 his coursc' jt is. ministers. To this end, al] State or nnt yt'l whether his residua- 'official ninotions will be tabooed while) vviil accepted We understand anc! on the'the conference is in session, thru, both j a ii'fctini; in' i'i'K1 Prc-fbytcry will be Governor-Gen- the visitors and their .confreres may j held in LcTlibririse on the first Tues- idcvofe their time and attention j rtnv in June, when the will' ___________. to the matter? under debate. discussed ;