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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TFe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Alta.. Tliiirmlay, Septanilier 28, 1011, GOVERNMENT MUST STEP Miners and Operators wil Not Compromise on Strike President Powell and Secralari Carter, of the executive of DIstrie No. IK arrived In the ciiy yesterday afternoon from the meeting of executive In ttticleod. AskeJ whelhei tlie meeting bud done any thing to ward reopening, conciliation proceed ings for a settl-ament of the strike, Sir. Powell stated that Hie meeting was simply one of the regular ings which thy executive holds every two weeks in some of the 'towns along the HUB to dispense with any busi- ness before th-e union. As far us the .men are concerned tlie strike seems to be as far from :iy --ever, was1'the statement of Mr. Powftirto the.. Herald. The men are all anxious, and would lilic to see tiro mines rcojrcn-ed before win- tor. They fire anxious to get back to work. But they feel that tho fight has gone on for so long now that it would be dctrinvental to their ciui-jo to accede to denmuds of the op- erators, so will hold one till a nient Is reached in accordance with their demands. They do not lik-e the iiction of the government in talcing the duty on" coal, as believe that it has given the C. P. R. and the oth- er coal companies an undue advan- tage of the men. Air. Powell termed it a sharp practice on tha part of yie railway com puny which has itself at the exp-anye of the strikers. The (f.uestion most often asked by 'the man on the street who has not 'followed.'every move of the two con- tending: "parties, in this strike, is: "Who should make the first move to- ward settling the This ques- tion was put to Air. Powell, and caus- ed him to smile iu a knowing way. "Well, it fie-ems that we have done everything we can "do to settle it. The operators. say the same thing. What do you make out of Neither side has made a movie of any account for a long time. The matter is just where it was in the 'beginning. Who should step in Well, it looks to me as if the government would have to do something, We are not nfraid that, we will not get our rights if this'Is dono in the right way." Mr. Powell advanced a rather unique but impmctihle scheme which he said would bring about a speedy settlement of the difficulties. Mo said: the people of the West vote on whether, they would be agreeable to pay a amall advance for their coal to the companies the operators would allow the miners to so back -lo work at the wages demanded by the unions. It tlmt were done, I fell cer- tain that the voice of the people would he almost unanimous in favor of such a step." The officers of the-union still con- linns to vtsft the different camps at iv-MUiar Intervals. "We may be de- feated in this said the nresi- SOCIALISTS GAIN IN SWEDEN Stockholm, Sopl. elections for the second cluini- li'jrs today, the first held since universal suffrage and proper- tioiuil representation wvrb in- troduced, yhow a notable In- croaso of thu Socialists. Ite- turna from 201 out of seats gives the following ivjs.ults: Right 61, Left 87, Socialists LOUGHEED TO PRECEDE R.B. Calgary, Sept. Long- iced for a cabinet position in tlva new ;overmiient until Uout.-Ciovenior Bui- yea's term of office expires; tlif.n his appointment lieutenant-governor of Alberta, and R. B. Bennett's eleva- tion to the portfolio Sio vacates. That is 'tlie program which the Con- j servatives of Alberta stills will be j followed, out by Premier Bor.den In j Appointing his cabinet, and it already (has ilie approval of tin? members of Hie party in Citlgary and in Alberta "Air. Borden must recognize Sen- ator heed, but he cannot he ex- pected to take two cabinet member-; from the- oivs city. H is ;i matter Jjr, itcnnev't. and Senator Loiigheed muvit arrange between themselves, and Mr. i Bennett iiiusl. be content to wait and I were killed, three; seriously injured, a jfc'orve his appronticeship before taking jdoxun persons received minor injuries caliiiwi positions and lie will prob-j m Li-e wreck of i ably take_ the portfolio vntraced Dy the WliROluig and FIVE BURNED IN ONE FAMILY ty Mitchell, Virgil Vandflver and four of her were burned to death at- their home this morn- Ing. Her husband and Arthur Landlord, IS years old, -Mrs. Vandover's son by former mar- rlage, saved themselves by jumping from a second stoity window. POSITION FOR ROGERS OR Winnipeg, Sept. Much discus- PASSENGERS KILLED IN WRECK sion is going, on in political circles to the cabinet possibilities for j Manitoba. There appears to be no doubt that lion. Koberl Rogers has been called to Bordi'ii's cabinet as miniyter of tlie interior, in which case lie will contest: Maedonald, the elected member, Siaplcs, retiring for him. While, howevef, Rogers' friends regard this as good as settled, there iy an impression in oilier nuartcrs that he may be disappointed. J. A. M. A i kens, the ncwly-clcclt'd mem be :or Alraudon constituency, is, it is said, in ihe running hon- Influential Conservatives, who Canton, Oliio, Sept. Three men TERRIBLE FIRE AT WICHITA, KAN. Wichita, Kan., Sept. fireman dead, five persons biirivd under a fallen wail and :r a flimuclal loss of half a'mil- lion dollars, was the toll nt 1 o'clock tliivt morning of a fire that broke out at iO.SO o'oloclc last night in the F. G. Smith broom corn storehouse. The fire Is not yet under control. are, perhaps, in a position to know, hay ilml bo is likely to enter the Honlcn government as minister of position for which lie A. H. King, new United States con- il at Montreal, dent, "but we will come out of it stronger than ever. It Is a fight to place the in this dfotric't on a higher plane, and strike is hound to be successful in the long r.uu." Tlie executive Is very anxious ns to what stcpa the government will take for a settlement of the diffi- culties. H Is the general opinion among tbo uefi, however, that a spec- ial commlBiikm will be appointed to Investigate trouble and briuf njbont.u. settlement agree- able to -both parties. HON. S. C. BIGGS PASSED AWAY Was Prominent Citizen of Manitoba and-Ontario.. His Career Toronto, Sepr 37-s-The Hon. Sam- uel Charles Hmgs, U., ipaabed away at noon yesterday fit Jiis residence, Koxborough bti'aet east, in his year after a year's illness. Born j the township of Ancaster. Went- worth county, of United 'Empire Loy- stock, Mr. Biggs, was the nephew of the la-te Hon. K. B. Wood, K.C., chief justice of Manitoba. His was educated in Ancaster public school and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1872, with.a silver medal ind honoivi in natural science. Upon graduation Mr. Biggs was articled to Mr. Charles -Moss, now chief justice. In 1875, 'Mr. Biggs went to Manitoba and practiced law. In November, 1S8-1, he made a Queens Counsel for the Dominion before he had heen t-on years at the bar. In ISPS, after bis return to Ontario, he way made a aeiiiuor Longhead when the latter appointed lieutenant-governor of Al- stated one of tire best inform- ed .political airthoritiea in the Con- servative party thte morning, who for various i-sasons, recjnested that bis name be left out of print. Altho.ugh some of the younger members of the party hero are very desirous of hav- ing -Mr. Bennett given a cabinet po- sition at once, it i-3 hardly likely that their wishes will prevail. The 'plan of tiiis section of the party is to hav-e Kenator Lougheed given the high corn- mission'arship at London, and Mr. Bennett' a portfolio carrying more weight than at that However, among tk-s patriarchs, and greybeards this is looked upon as im-: pc'osible, and the plan favored by j those most in authority h'orc is .the one first mentioned, as they point out that this will give .Mr. Bennett foi years to serve his apprenticeship i a member and prove his worth b'sfo: being given a cabinet position. miles sputh-i'ast of here to- night. Thi) train-was loaded with ex- cursionists homeward bound, from the Cantni train on Krie Railroad 'exceptionally well qualified.. Biggs in the prov- FAMOUS INDIAN CHIEF IS DEAD Igiwcc, Mich., Sept. Satago, thu last groat Sachem of thfi once powerful Ohippcwa nation, died litre ioday al, the age of 108 years. Once monarch of tlie vast hunting grounds in the Straits region the old warrior candidate In ilia Calgnry bye-election. I'Oiidon was "conceived [n n moment of and would nlfcct an al- ready weakened spot in British naval orifauixation slhce were tRk- en off trade mutes being converted into "a gigantic danger.'1 Lord Churl M referred to tho growing burden of stating that it was due to Brilain bl- ooming; tbo bully of the seas, when DroadnouKhU were put, forward (n-1 duelng oilier nations to in 'an Insane competition of arma- Apparently iloclie, who is the .sen- ior Conservative for Manitoba, hav- ing represented Marquctte since 1896', Aviation meeting. Cars load-I's not regarded as EL cabinet jjnssibil- cd wilh brick broke loose from a Kvans for Prcmici1 Another rumor current is that in the event oi Rogers going to Otta- wa, his place in the Manitoba gov- ernment taken by Mayor tivamj, with a view to the latter nl- turrately becoming premier at Rob-! lin's retirement in the course of the next couple of years. j Political -Gossip Montreal, Sept, official counc iii Bromc county gave M. Hnkcr, ig maiotity ov- er Hon. Sydney Fisher'. The report is circulated in financial districts that Borden is to form ft tariff commission. It tins move- would lie to placate the west- ern farmers. A. rumor from Shcrbrookc says R. F-L is likely to go to the sen- freight, train which was shifting at a brick plant and .started down the track. They went on the main line just as the passenger train rounded a curve. RAIN DAMAGES MANITOBA CROPS J. A. C. Ethier, Liberal member in Two Mountains, Queoec, elected' by icclamatlon. icrationsStop but Winds dry out the Grain Sent. soaking rain -llii-eo o'clock this has continued without which set -In morning and interruption, put a stop to all threah- ihp .operations and building work. Even, if the weather clears immed- iately several days will have to be lost- in -getting the crops to'niarkjrt. The showers of the last few weeks have greatly interfered with threshing operations and the only re- deeming feaiure of the situation is that favorable winds have prevailed- between showers to dry out tho grain. There is no mistaking the fact, how- that the abundance of moisture which the country -could do very well without at this time, is doing damage in the way of injuring the wheat sam- and reducing the grade. When cutting; wa-3 in progress there was considerable N'o. 1 Nortli-ern and the balance was very largely composed of. No. 2, as a result of the un- avorable weather little or no No. 1 coming to this market, and a vary arge proportion of that which is be- ng received is .Vo. 3 Northern. afc. F. n. Munk'received call .by I In; nflcrnooii1 train, offcrcii Me will he RIP VAN WINKLE IS DAKOTA MAN Da- .Van Winkle, G. T- R. AND G. T. P. CHANGES Montreal, Sent of he Grand Trunk and Grand Tr.unk "acific today admitted that changes re psliding in the fcecutivia bodies C the organizations. Chas. M. Hays, resident of tho G. T. R., will make n announcement Saturday. EUGENE ELY WAS HURT IN A FALL a lays claims to Rip almost a mystery, us ,1ms the chnrao- :er of living's celebrated story, in the person of a man named Avery, who has returned to great his ivifa after an absence of two decades. Over- twenty years ago A vary, who resided on .a farm nanr Carary in Kamso.v county, after a nail of water, lie never returned. When Avtry caine home lie was blind and very deaf and bis head was a-3 snow. He had dinner with the family and a social hour was enjoyed after which he again disappeared. An effort I as been made to find .the brit so far all attempts hare been i.'! vain. WATERWORKS FOR CARMANGAY Cnriton. Ohio. Sept. iy wan slightly injured at the avia- on nice! here when a '.strong Orj itching him 100 feet in the air, i i.used him lo control of Carmangay will have a waterworks system Jiist as soon as the contract- can th'eir work finished, which is expected to be some time this achlire and bring him to the ground, j the contracts were T'jly. is the aviator gave the 'omons'tration in Lethbridge in July. FLOODS IN ITALY Rome, Sppl. per- sons been killed by floods at nara In CfUabrlti IBERAL CONVENTION The Liberals of the city of Lcthbridge provincial const it- uency, which Includes the vil- laflc of Staffordvjlle, will meet in convention on Saturday evening, Sept. 30, at 6.30 o'clock in the Liberal commit- tec rooms in the Oliver block, Fifth street. All Liberals are urged to attend as the candl- date to contest the .bye-election for the local houie will be lected at the convention. S. J, SHEPHEftD, President Lethbrldge Lib- enl Aatoclatlon. for the system, the plans and 'cifications having been prepared 1 1( I3 or The ELEVEN PERSONS DROWNED IN AUTO Bus Goes Over Bridge Into Seine River at Pans Paris, Sept. 2bns witb 25 passengers .was com- ing from the Jirdm dc in tins direction of the opera. It was'hnlf way over the bridge leading from left bank of the river to the island immediately behind the cathedral of Notre Dame. In -trying to avoid a collision with another ommbfs coming from tho op- posite direction, the chauffeur gave steering wheel a sharp turn. The heavy vehicle skidded 'and shot to tho sidewalk, ci ished the heavy iron rail us if it were a pipa- stem, and dropped into the river be- low. All the passengers were down with the exception of two or three who were standing on the roar platform, and realizing their danger jumped in the nick of time. NEW BANK BUILDING. AT NEW DAYTON New Dayton, Sept. on the excavation for the building of a new Canadian Bank of Commerce has begun. Contractor Warren of Warn- er bus the work in hand and will erect a two storey wooden building. The lower floor will be used an office for (he'bank, and the'roomu above will serve as quarters for the bank staff. TJia same contractor has just finished a building for this bank at Milk River and these two branches j which have .hi the past be-3ii worked together, will now have separate staffs. POLITICIANS FLOCKING TO SEE THEIR LEADER Ottawa, Sept. arrivals of politicians include: lion. Robert Rogers, Dr. RoehYj, P. D. .Monk, Sen- Landry. The tatter is spoken ky of as a likely speaker of the Senate. .'.None of the visiting politicians wil! anything in regard "fo the pos- town will .nstui.tho system by formation of tho rfflyv cabinet, labor, while tlia necessary ociulpuiont I Mr. lionlen utill r-aiiiins nt Ills home will be I'nrnishwl .bv the J II WiirtemhurB street, whcro bo is Co. of citv "Thla -vlll Calic's- On Hi" is ln W'" umber 248 TURKEfGETS GERMAN HELP Kaiser Will Intervene Turks and Italians in Ugly'Mood Constantinople, Sept. 27. nowspajJcrs ben; condemn the Italian pretensions and advocate des- i.perate resistance, but they presorva la calm tone. Some of them bitterly' reproach the government with having led the nation to lire brink of. war, by reposing confidence' in Germany. Apparently the cabinet is seeking 'to justify its policy with respect to Ger- man assistance by further efforts to obtain German intervention. It still believed here that the difficulty will not reach an acute stage, at least until the arrival of the new Germiny'i London, Sept. The Times' Con- stantinople correspondent learns from oflicial quarters that the Italian goveinmenl has matle no cotnmunica- tion to the Porte since Sunday when a note'was presented booring. Tripoli difficulty, but it is believed thai; the Italian charge yeeterdav made an unoflicial statement to tile- Grand Vizcr ol ominous character. He admitlod to the vizier that Italian public hpinion appeared to favor the LKimation oi' a protectorate over Tripoli Tor political, economic and geographical reasons. "The Ger- man ambassador to Turkey, Baron on Hieberstem m an all- dienie till. Sultan ;csterdiy as-1 sine 1 his inject i fit German; wolill nuku represtnlations in liehali ut Tilrkel to the Italinn' goMinnient lie was unable to pto inise thli the 1 ions would be successful." Satisfac- tion has beet caused it Gonstanttu-, opli the correspondent bv the icws that the Derena landed lier cat- ;o al Tripoli Italy Hostile Turin The Lonrier De lu Correilo Dltalia savs jn unsatI'hrtorj replv Horn ind ansuer with a more hnstilc note. The Corrieto D'lialla .says the landing of nice and aimnii- mlioi it by the Turkish steamer Tlcrcna constitutes a belli Tin. Italian gnvernmtnt the paper says, was awaiting such an act before, procwding to tion of that province. Italian Flirt at Tripoli Inpo'i 2? Diet squadron cummaBded b} al ub-ej composed of four Dratd- iioughts three crmreri and a number oi torpedo boats is now vichorvd m line oft Tripoli. The second column sijuad-on is at I ainnto awaiting oc deis lo the tnnsporta Up to the present no Italian force has beea landeil in' Tripoli. Derena Landed Rome, Sept. is stmt-officinl- ilmonnced tlnl the Turkish steini er Derena has arrived at Tripdj with nrall contingent of soldiers, island u qii'.intity of food aboard. Liavlnfl Tripoli, Sept. 38 nativo pop-' illation of Tripoli is but Euro- peans are leaving, the country ia lai'RC-numbers. (Continued on page 6.) SUBMIT NAVY TO A REFERENDUM Ollavvii, Sept. majority ol politicians who have In'en in the cnp- "il; l'u'clinn'i' transition. I.auricr anil bis lion ns well as .a largo atonl lank for expoct to bo in a position to iinml in their resignations not later Ulan (he Thla will lenve water rchierve. An electric lighting system will so liu installed this fall. The Cnnnil- Inn General Eicclric Co. of -ilnntroal have tlie contract for furnishing the KCiierators and otlrar eloctrinn.! appur- mils, while the hoilcf.i for Uif plant be Installed by Leonard 'and SOIIB of London, Ont. The money for both contrnMs has altwndy been voted by the people of Cimnangiiy, and when tho aysienu: nro Car- mangay will be one of I ha fincnt lit. towns lu Sonlhorn Albortn. end of uoxt we-ok. tlnve for swearing in of tho Harden cabinet before Grey sails on Get. 12. BANK CLEARINGS The bank clearlnss thin were Kor the sanio week laat year the atn- onnt was be by a referendum vote. French Cunservative anil National-, ist luemhers iron) Quebec any they are willing to abide bv the decision the majority of the people In the meantime mnhing is likely to be' done bv Ilie inconfltii; govc'cnmcnt with the contracts for eleven vessels which were on the point of bring' awarded by the retiring administra- tion. KILLED HER HUSBAND Denver. Sopl. A. Pallor- sou, a wealthy broker of Oonvir.' was miirdored by bis wife charged Infvllclty. ;