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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TGe Lethbridge Daily Herald JLethbriilge, Alberta, Monday, November 19 CROP VALUED AT TWELVE MILLION RAL TORIES AFTER CARDSTON NOMINATION Twenty three Million Bushels of Grain Raised IN THE SOUTH Important Figures Pres- ented to Associated Boards of Trade On Tuesday. December 5, the gen- eral annual-mooting'of the Associat- ed Boards of Trade of Southern Al- hcrta 'will meet in Lethbridge. and nt that .time an .active campaign of Publicity for Southern Alberta will Ira lodged. This was thc decision readi- ed at a very important meeting of the executive of the. 'organization hull! In 'ho Chinook Club on Saturday ev- ening. Jt was almost decided at first that Ihe meeting; should' be in JUacleod, but after considering train was found lo be more convenient for delegates-lo assemble i here -than at anj- oilier point, so on motion qf Messrs. Holmes, Clares- holm, and Hatch, Lethbridge, IhU city was chosen-. Leader Michener Will be at the Convention This Week (Special t0 the uralli, Xov. local Tor- ies .are active these days preparing tor ilii! neil provincial contest, which they evidently expect to occur within tliu next few months. Tlic political lot is simmering mid loniglil a meelini; will lie held .in the town Kill, wlii-n thc campaign will lake definite form. On Thursday evening next the Con- scrval.ivi- convention for Iliis elector- ill division will he held at 1 and a I. tonight's meeting the Magrath ITALY NEEDS STRONGER MEN In Charge o f Its Cam paign Against Turks in Northern Africa London, ftov. .to the Daily Tulcgraph from Tripoli liy way will He named.- It is 0I criticizes the lack of en- pected thai a largo contingent will of lhc ,tal. as is cqiiip- to almost one-half of l.g en- o[ Mfm Jn tire lepiesentntioi, of the district.. H J nne c rumored thai they have a dark jappa'rcntlv are doing nothing, the .orse, who ,viH carry the; mililarv authorities' situation a whirl. He is a ueh R m speaker very jjupttiar. Scv- possible On account of rninj ciiciimMancus ever which tho executive had no con- tiol Ilia puiilicitj of Associated Boards of Fridc. of Sjoulli I Alberta has noi been I uinchul names arc mentioned liclates, including- John I'hrrlsh, S. IJKicli and .Jos. V. Card, hut locals are confident tlml carry the convention solid for r nit'lt. iV.r. AlicliTOcr, M. 1 oi Ihe opposition, is advertised j.0 il tic C ird ton ton ent on u heretofore and this matter was d i Jt some length H was found that some of. .the boards of trad'a ill the South, had not affiliated with this central body, because they not :et liken HIIJ active st ps towards carrying put .the programme laid IOIL ins! here, this (.unini; A uimiimcnt Liberal, speaking Tori nioiimuils slid lllPlll llOttl It W011 t I It H, InrrlK lilth th As c-holcra of a malignant type is life, prudence as well as military ini- tiative, tin- correspondent says, .should have suggested the necessity oi moving all the troops out upon the desert instead of which they arc j cribbed in narrow unwholesome Ilin- am! leader! its. wiih forty cases Of cholera as tilt il uh i3 Tile Morning Post's Jiali.a corres- pondent learns that many cases of death irou. cholera have occurred iinoii, I be II ill in tioops i Iripjl, Nuiulier 275 ANOTHER BIG FOR ALD. SAQ'E jnnooncei hi. retirement from Civic Politics GUNBOATS GO OVfR TO REBELS On Monday hist there were 31 deaths. utli Edmonton, Stuart hn-givilii-hls decision in favor of the. province of Alber- ta in the Alberta and Great Waterway! Railway Co. case. IllcsdTi >1 1 CIM in the ho [iilil n... .................I illc Minor i Inpoli IK.S mil glt ,ron MJgrlth ,htul Smidl, bee is udslon d.slnU ,s di. co o, urong lor lhc Sntnn to crnniLiit mil TOICLS Ccnuil I IIILCIICS i ,u ruuits o, thc Ucction w HI sho, comnund Generul down at the organization meeting last spring This fact is much regietted "y the officers of. the organization but they fed'that conditions now B.ucli that the work should betaken up actively, and'that'every board In thi oistrict should join; One reason foi this ia that next year the Dry-Farm lug Congress will Be held here, and In order that the whole of Souther! Alterta may derive all possible bene fit from tho Congress .every town and .city should get in line to do'its share oi making the big Congress a sue cess which will reflect creditably on the whole province, and, incised, the wnole of Western. Canada Ur. Leech; the president of the or- ganization, is very desirous that all Boards should take-an active interest in the campaign of preparations, and fit-ill do-all-in his power to make the a success. P, L. Leech Chosen Pro Tern Accordingly, when the annual meet Ins inuounced as re jlown of i ripoii gards the J ihtral convention but lug is held one of the llrst things to Ho done Kill be to appoint j perman ent or publicity eommls siouer to carry, on the active cam- paign laid down then. How- ever, before that time, an effort will have all boards of trade In Southern Alberta poln the central nody. To effect this, p. Leech, of t.Taller, was appointed by the execu- tive as publicity commissioner, until Tfa date..of the regular annual meet- mu. His duty will be to visii every lown and the Soattli by holding a .special, .meeting of the noard of trade, explain the aims of the Southern Alberta Associated of Trade. H'a will also prc- (Contiiiiii-d on page s m conmnnd convenion but snd I hit; nfecf snon ,i j 1 ripo i Turkish h the lories Mr I urner s .tance Un took a t iiora'thi local pnlit.cil arena nil! he "out of T ripol kda, fol. n !..._ r-_ l-_. ll SHE TRIED TO TAKE HER LIFE etnl suit! elt Thus far Here is Ic man to take'his' place. OVERSEAS BETTING MOST OF EMIGRATION London, Nov. 4._For-th'l8 year to "e, the percentage of emigration out or the United. Kingdom has been 20 Per cent, to the United Slates, and 79 per cent. to the Overseas.Dominions figures of which are In striking-.con- mist with a couple of years ago: 40 per cent, of the emigration of ieing to the United and but per cent, to the Overseas Domin- ons. WEDDING ON SHORT NOTICE uroat Falls, Mont., Nov.. p traveling salesman who lives iar it lhc sime time couched m 'he palm nrc on tl Hiliin lines The Mter repllcr, oroiiilj the i Woman Charged With idstcad Murdering Chicago Policeman LOCAL MAN IS A. J. Irving Appointed to Succeed E. M. Thomas- son of the Y.M.C.A. ...v.....u At a meeting Of the board of direc and Miss Wanda the V. Jr. C. A. held.this aftc i.. 'noon j present i -i' uamille m Uaunt nu .Mrs Irlln A. this cliyi creatwd a sensation by announc- ng their marriage after an acquain- tance of two days, Gaunt i ror the s CD. ,he as general secretary of the C. A. In succession to Mr. utiju. .if ma iiauui ia JHjy- IO All" uiar in the younger set of tho city, 'niomasson, who goes sliortlv to Vic Her parents arc u'jll to aich. to "the Daily Mail from Pekin ays.that in.a conference at-Hankow He revolutionists presented a note to uan Shi Ival demanding thai' the mpenil famih he transported to 01 d.iid hut the be granted uionomy, Went OveV to Rebeia Shanghai Ghlneae part of-Admiral Sah lien Ping's.- fleet which-put in here fo pio isions, went oyer tne rebel this morning. (Lontiiucd on page NINE, THIS DISTRICT Six Hundred Thousand Dollars to be Invested in Plant TO BEHEAD POSTMASTER Pmcher Creek Tories Want to Fill Position in That Town (Special lo Hie Pinclicr Nor. When the result, of the. general elections- on the oi 3ep lumber last, bad become As a result of t'ae recent viqit of >'o capitalists to thc city, Lelhb'rldge will soon be the headquarters of an- ottier coal company, which will 'he one of the largest ill "th'c district. When these two gentlemen were In they bongh'f'a large tract or land across the river for develop- nent purposes, and although the sale "as not yet been confirmed, there'ls 10 reason to doubt tha'f'lt ically settled. The land purchased s a valuable coal area, Theue two gentlemen represent syndicate of Gvrman capital- sts who look upon property an ne of the richest coal 'mines in the American continent. The company 'ill be a private one, the directors onsidering the pioposltion such a ood one that it will be developed vnolly .with private capital .and nn stock whatever will he placed, on larket. while the price paid for.the coal property fa not made public it is to run into six figures, .the fact mat it lies adjacent to transportation racllitles greatlj enhancing its The plant will be as .complete and up-to-date as any in the district, the Total cost of the equipment above ground being tstimiited_at. All the latest machinery, will .be used in th'e equipment, and the company will make an effort to: make ;the out- put of the mine equal to any In'Al- berta. This add the seventh of the large mines in the district immediate- ly surrounding Lethbridge, making the tnird 10 be deve.oped inside tvvo jcars. these new miives are of the high- est, standard, and will make bridge solid in coal mining circles The nines .in the immediate >lcinity o! Lethbridge will raising ovei TpQf) tons of. coal daily before spring, 1113. With averaging fl 40 per on for .mining the coal, the pay roll vill run close to daily, or a month The dew Company s very much pleased 'with city, t Lethbridge, and evuect It to" be dot ot the great industrial centres of Can- ada.within a. very few years. MOOSE JAW ISSUE OVER SUBSCRIBED London, NOT the Issue lias already been over subscribed the isank of Montreal has closed In ad vance the subscription list for four Htid a half per cent, bonds of the city or Moose .Taw to the amount of pounds, and offered 'to .the public at liar. The Investment has proved lery attractive. tent nines.1--, ami prescribed noun "mic. 10 tie thc latter's heard here of ihow this Conservatives the .policeman before death. lo li were going to officially behead the pobti asUi Mu. MeDouguH. Qraduallv since llmt time thc more violent paru'ssiiis oE tlwt pnliticnl bun ntlier outspoken ill CUNNINGHAM I AliPHS AT iliuuis to liiinp; about such an LfluUlIlJ Til leu-coition, ligiirativcly speaking.-Nol- THE RUMOR NEW ISLAND ARISES IN SEA i-ort of Spain, Trinidad, Nov. An Island has suddenly risen from the "ea in .Serpent's Mouth strait, be iween Trinidad and the- Venezuela coast. The phenomenon was preceded "y extraordinary commotion in the sea wmcb. burst in huge columns and smoke. [execution, fig withstanding the (act t tin i Mr. Me- DniignlL niid'his nssislniils Iiave liecn us Iht host sort oi service in the lucei'iJt and duiipatcli of mails, there are always a few to be toiinil UIOBC touch with tho work of the n llu: past iew days Ilia I 15. A.! in nciy socmtinn for some time and has ORDERED JO PROCEED WITH INQUIRY Ottawa, Nov. Minister, of Labor has notified Judge Laiirendeau chairman of the board established to investigate the United Shoe Machin- ery Co., of Quebec, under the Cora- lline Act, to proceed with tire enquiry. The company's appeal to the privy council was recently disallowed. A CANDIDATE FOR RE-ELECTION Edmonton, Km Arm- strong, of Edmonton, has announced tnat he is a candidate for re-election. NEGRO SHOT INTO THE PfD He Had Been in the Coal Creek Mines EXTRA POLICE Arrive to Maintain Order at Michel Mines (Special to the Herald) t'ernle, Noi 5 tie laat "ay of a turbulent week, proved to tne most turbulent of all the preced- ng dais of disorder. The reading of he riot act by .Major BleagdeH on Thursday, seemed to have MUM temporary effect upon the modertti wment m tns crowds which oave Congregated from day to day, did not prove of much benefit to the wilder element of the crowds and when th. inima train ;came down from Coul Week vostcrday afternoon and four colored miners who had been working uurtng the alighted from the coaches, thej wore the special objects or disapproial of the angry crowd Ihe city police immediately took the men under protection and they began to march the tracks towards tin V P R station, near which Is situat- ed the Roma Hotel, the rooming place ot one of the colored men As crowd followed it kept up a constant nooting and Jeering, which soon grew' iqto throwing atones by some of its members Women seen to pickf up stones and join in the Thta may account for the very little' injury inflicted upon any body by such _ When the Roma was reached qurtB a scunie took place before one of the negroes iva> safely landed In his room. It ia aald that he threatened to shoot any one who followed him Into Us room He had a revolver witll which to carry out his threat, but as the crowd did not enter, no firing tocur- rea at that time. it is also stated that this man after- wards promised miners from hli window that he would not return again to work at the mines. The other three men were followed on towards the north end of town hy ;ne crowd, tin police keeping between the fugitive negroes and the infuriat- ed miners A little from Macaroni factory one of tin colored men suddenly turned and flrtnf a revoh er at the crowd Chief Bowen and anothei of the city police ly found themselves likely target! for me pellcu from the gun and quickly stepped. This cleared the way IOT the crowd and they immediately rushed the. gun man ..and had him down, his gun gone and were beatlnK mm before the police again got to mm and saied him from further phy- sical Injury, though he must lived a.long time while expecting to ate at the hands of his enemies. Chief uowen promised that It they weuld aeslst from further violence that he would place the man under arrest, and he was brought back to. the city jail where, In company with two oth- ers of the four, he Is being held tor protection. (Continued on page 5.) ongniy in contact with the associa- i Humid this morning, Mr. Uiinniiigl] flliilpr? in'thlP insHnci arc noirs Meal and spirit. In sneaking to Ham laughingly denied the statement, agmuj nirmgs th il they think said he could not malic any ailiipunce- Victoria, H. C., Nov. Hon. Sam Hughes, minister, oi militia, accom- panied by General ColiU Mackenzie, chief of Stan hero, for the purpose acquainting himself ihornnghjy at first hand fortUlrations and Urn situation' generally .011 ihls most, mated '.Saturday, "1 realize. that Esquimau is an important slvagrlic and ihst. Ihr, steps that th- local fotcijs of Ills Dominion jovernmcnt In seel armed with Ross rinVs, innrk '3, ihal. its renuireraontE are properly I hie star, as soon as they can the Herald this morning Mr. Thomni son. the retiring general secretary, hail .hoard the said thw following in praise of Mr. ciiangns would be the Minister.-Irvlns' hls "For over elfiht years as a -travelling was my duty to recommend secretaries for vacancies during which lime I invar- saying (hat it iv.-is the first time lie nininr. "There is nothing in said. "I intend to remain in l.etilbridgc, and have several, very important propositions should he righted by the means as intinialed above. And it is not to be supposed that till these suggestive threats have 1-ecome common talk an the ot local minister stated, "You may I sbal] Irfolt'd after. 1 have, every reason to j lutnvil o'll hy the factory. T.r.iiniirj lielicvn ihat. Ihc 1'rrniier and my of In slin'ol, wliellipf wiin hlg or Iraplli's are ffllly apprised j small guns, is one of the 'chief cnn- nf Ihc noressily of prni-jclin; fur Ihcisidrralions nf ihis sMlioard, anil I Spanking (if inilimry airships, priiti'clinj; Irmln roiilns ininislrr said vvlialcvcr Us liiirlmr fi.r'lhc led." Asked ifii.s mjninry aviation will i Siillison or ilotlr liy Canailii. v, A centre was nevCT recommended a local tcaliml. H was too early yet lor especially he had (ieiinito.lrain- him ic say any.ihing regarding (lie ,nR for lhc position, but I am so tlio'r- govctimient. plans. Rspuiiinf, convinced that Mr. Irving wlr nil the position acceptably tha-.l I took Pleasure lu recommending him to the committee. He will assume his duties SB soon as possible. 1 rosard tiie as- as extremely fortunate in' UwuTinft Mr. Irving >s Its general sec- retary." I Jfr. Irving has had frequent calls in Ihe past to Y. M. C'. A. work, Ihe chief in Ihe association lookinfi up- on him a man eminenlly lilted for tlu> work. .Mr. Irving; has been an n'c- be in sight now, which if they come out Iiave been men- as planned, keep me here in the j tioncl as possible'successors-to. tlio I present .officiai in the postoflice. The mailer in that respect has already reached thc stage thai it bccupc a joke with the last travelling troupe here which tickled the audience im- DUKE OF CONNAUGHT WILL VISIT LETHBSIDGE SIR JOHN CARUNG DYING live tils I worker in Knux jiildtini-c hoi-u, durin John Onl., Nov. i-arilng suffered a weak 5p9n Physician that he Is ulnklng rapidly .nd tnal death is merely mnlter of a snort .lime. Stricken with pneumonia on Sal unlay. .Sir John inB gradually since. Som o ne made gallant fl.sln, for his lity. asainst Ihe same dlacaee and the bat- mensc'ly. names qf. two Eentlenien have been coupled with (lie postmastershifi, tin li'l'i him .sir John In a very ciife hls.Slth year, but which will win out in point of inltitcnce is a mirslion Umt ro- ll0 scc" U "'It limn ago r'Rl'' lo slnlc lw" iwrtjcs alliiflid to were both indefatigable in lhc last two elections, and nrc bolli Inlelligeni progri's- nive cititens oi town. stale. The Duke of Connaiifiht. Canada' new Governor General, will vtslt the West ntxt year and will Include Leth- nridge in his itinerary, are conclus- ions to be taken from a letter rucelv ed today by T. W. Clarke, secretary ot tlie local Overseas Club, from the private secretary of His, Hoyal High- ness, In acknowledgement 'of the BreetingE sent by The Ict- ir says: Ottawa, Nov. 1. have the honour to ncknow- edce thc receipt of your letter of the -vth inst and to inform you that 1 inly laid the address from the iridgo branch'of the Omrscas Club Oflore tiic Governor General. .._.. lloyal Highness now desires me to request you ip be good enough to thank the president and merobera ot your club for the address, and to that he much appreciates the sen- timents, expressed therein, and hopes to lie able to pay a visit to the city or L-ethbrldgo at some future time new year, when In Western Canada. 1 am, sir, Vours faithfully, ARTHUR F. SLADEN, Private Secretary. WILL RUN AGAINST REAUME Out., Nov. Uucliarme, the Belle River euetoms'of- iclai, nominated by the Liberals to oppose Hon. J. O; Itemim for the leg- islature, has formally his intention to remain In the'the Mulsh. It required a week for Mfc uucharme to 'make up. his ;