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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL LETHBRIOQi, ALBERTA, SA'TUR'DAY, APRIL 4, 1908. NO. tl Evtry KOOTENAY1S PAINTED BLACK SEEDING COMMENCES Indication a Bahntr in WttUrn Canada NekoB Press WipartOrer f wl Qcrgyman Winnipeg, April receiv- ed from the West show ttyat the seed- ing lias already commenced in Al- berta. Both Lclhbridge and Calgary report seeding in progress. The acre- age is largely increased and the out- look is >In -Manitoba arid Saskatchewan, the ground is in'splendid'shape and the fanners are pleased at the outlook and will atari operations next week. Nelson, B. C., April in- dignation is felt here ever the inter- view in the Toronto Globe of March 28, of Rev. H. S. Magee, associate secretary of temperance und moral re- form for the Methodist church. Mr. whose visit1 here was a fort- night' ago, says 'in interview, that "The dark spot in British Columbia is the Kootenays. In the Kootcnay country the labor conditions tend to make the people godless and irrelig ious, the extremes' of atheists, an- archistic socialism -are rampant and the brothels and whiskey .shop go together Inv an editorial rtoday commenting ;on'-Jir._ the Daily News says in part: "Rev. H. S. Ma-; gee should be expelled his 'po- sition and promoted to ;the combined of 'secretary 61 the Annanias A ino're dastardly libel-has never been uttered regard- ing the Kootenay and that such a vile rumor should emanate from a man, travelling in" the guise of a minuter of religion and -received as such in decent communities 'is simply outrageous." The, Daily Canadian also publishes editorial commenting in like strain. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES St. Louis, Mo., April Presi- dent of the United E. Wateon, of Georgia; for vice presi- dent, Samuel Williams of .Indiana, were nominated today by the Peo- ple Society convention. JEWELRY 'STORE ROBBED Hagersville, -Qrit., April fith's jewelry store -was robbed of about worth of watches, rings, pins, "etc. yesterday. PIKE IS DEAD Carman, Man., April E. Pike, an Englishman who attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throa) with a razor died in the hospital. GOVERNMENT PHONES FOR to tke Lepslitare by Telcpfcocie Expert Regina, Sask., April in- auguration; of a.system of government owned telephones for this province is the proposition which Francis Dag- gar, provincial telephone expert sub- mitted, to the legislative) assembly this afternoon, as a result of a year ol investigation of the conditions und demands. ROOM FOfi A CHURCH Hartford ,SUrt Baby Annex to Bring 'Mothers to Socvico Hartford, Mpril ion and soothing synjp w'il go hand n hand ,if the plan' ,yf the Memorial baptist church meets, jmh the success 'hicji its originalUyi deserves. The eacons of the "church have noticed falilng off in Uie: of mar- ied women, who .attend sex vice, care f babies in almost- every instance, eing given as the With the pproval of a of .the con- ;regation, .the! cturch has now de- ided to open a baby bureau, where he infante may beschijcked while the mother gets divine (consolation. "Come and bring.'the ou. We'll see get the best of care and that you the right one jack." Corning Co.'s distillery at I'e- oria, HI., was destroyed by fire this PLACE THE RESPONSlBlLin ON CABINET hficicBcy of (M is Ike Leader Borden Thinks OW CoronrissioB Should Carry on Work of Investigation of THE RANGERS FOOTBALL CLUB Successful Smoktr in Labor Temple Last Night Looking to the large number of smokers that have occurred in the city lately, it must have been grat- to the officials and members of the Rangers- Football Club .to sac the. large number v of -supporters and friends who tunjcil out 'last night to enjoy the IgootL things provided by Over .one. ihundred assembled to evince their syrrtpathy with the new football; club recently formed in the .'city. Shortly after .eight o'clock. the president of the club, Mr. Gra- ham, in the unavoidable .absence of the hon. president of, the club, J. R. Anderson, took "the chair, and gave n' hearty welcome to all present. The programme opened "with a. piano se- lection -from Mr. Sloan and from April op- ening; Hpuse today in rcply'- mg to R. L.; Borden's question 'of Monday, premier Lauricr said that Judge wktssels of Exchequer Court had the posi- tion as commissioner to investigate the charges contained in the report of the civil service commission. Judge Cussel-s stated that he'would expect no extra remuneration for his work and t hut the'work of. the ex- chequer court not- be interfer- ,ed with; Ifr. llorden then: moved, a. resolution of He stat- ed that laying on the fiuestion of' ;inet respoaftibiJilv. be was, taking -the most .of the eminent parliamentary writers 'who were.ag- reed thrft the government was iblu as a whole for -the misdeeds in a department. Should any minister take a course of action without the of his colleagues it was his duty resign. He pointed out that while the civil enquirjr took place under a' royal commission Judge Cassels .was appointed under a departmental commission under but ORDERS OF SEED GRAIN .i Not So Much Required in Northern Alberta at Anticipated Edmonton, April.g.'g Atotul of 826 bushels of grain' has been ordered by the farmers of northern Alberta rom the seed grain'i branch of the govermhenl: to be used as NEW PREMIER FOR BRITAIN SOON Sir Henry CampbeU-Banner- man Expected to Resign Any Moment seed in the this year, rreatcr seed was pur- chased there being only bushels of English oats and a Ontario barley used. Practically --the oats could hare Alberta, were it riot that considerable, oats had been outaide ppints and it is thought of it. This report indicates, that the crop failure last year in ;Northern Alberta was not as .disastrous as was sup- posed. London, April prospects for the recovery of Sir Henry Campbell- Bannerm-an' seem brighter now than a week ago. Convalescence, however, under the best of circumstances, will be. very, slow. The prime minister has now in- timated to his colleagues his desire to be relieved of ofiice and a public announcement of his resignation may be expected -any day. The prime minister had i quiet day yestcrdiiy and passed a restful night. PARDON FOR ORCHARD Request Has Betn Filed but at Prisoner's Roqutct Not Boise, Idaho, April of the .absolute denial of Harry Or chard to file a petition for pardon, Frank T. Wyman, yesterday as his counsel acting by direction of Judge Freemont Wood of the trial court, fik'd application with the state board of pardons. Four weeks must inter- before such an application can considered. 'COMMITTED FOR TRIAL .Toronto, Ont., April Findlay has been committed for trial on charge of misappropriation of from his jruedonald and Mubfp, coal-dealers of this city. A LONG WALK Peterboro, Ont., April Hartley, Peterhoro's famous says he will this summer make an attempt to walk from Toronto to Hamilton, a distnnce of thirty-nine miles in six hours and thus break the record: GOTCH GETS CHAMPION- SHIP Won Tide From Hacked h StrcMOis Wrestling Maid c. P; R. 'Sum hi, Out. INTO SARNIA ;April' the Chicago, April the wrestler entered the ring at 10.40. Gotch folowed three minutes later. One hour after the start 'nothing ap- proaching a hold had been gained by either of the men. Fifteen' minutes more of tiresome work folowed. Then I Hack suddenly attacked with fury j but Gotch wriggled away and the. shoulder tor shoulder tactics .began again. Gotch's defense puzzled Hack. Canadian Pacific ;wil operatii a After an hour and three-quarters of branch line into Sarni'a is now prac-J ticallv assured. regret that he hnd ceived .the customary two days' no tice that it the intention of th opposition to bring this matter up If he had known it he would hav been.able to provide.himself Avith au thority with .whfch to controvert th arguments made. He did not think the opposiuo hue! much ground of be cause the printed report had not ye been distributed. Through the re port proper was not very long, ap- pe'ndecies were voluminous and it "would take the printing bureau some time to p'ut them .in type -with .'JMr.> Uorden's argu- to .-.the general rresponsibil- ity bi" for .wrong-doing by oftlcials, the premier said that in a sense the ministry was responsible. That was the sole reason of the ap- pdintnient-of the civil service com- mission which was charged with tive duty of finding out what wus in the service. CAMRIDGE CREW WON_B1G BOAT RACE Led Oxford From the Start Time of the Race Not Up To the Record for the Course Winners Were Favorites in the Belting GATHERING IDEAS About the ofWater for Irriga- Trip of the Dominion Experimental Farm here, returned.a two ago from a trip down into the States Being asked by the the reasons for and of his trip, Mr. Fairfield stated "The Dominion Deportment ofAgri culture is planning toyciirry on some avreful investigations __in regard to the duty is careful Putney, April the third year in succession Cambridge won-the Var- race today, defeating Oxford by two- and one-half lengths. The light blue's fully justified the confi- dence .reposed, in tli em by .the. river- side'.experts and led the'procession from start to finish The-result uas never m doubt In of the ad- vantage- of Oxford in winning the fruitless attempts to get a hold at his straightened up and looked .at his opponent with disgust written in. every feature. "Come on, wrestle'" said Gotch. The crowd cheered.; Hack asked the referee to call it a draw, but Smith told them to con- tinue. They wrestled, all over- the ring, then went down, Gotch on top. Hack sliped .from a ,toe hold. After more than two hours of-unavailing tugging and desperate scrambling, the Russion said to Gotch, "I give you the match." Referee- Smith at once declared I Gotch the winner: .y The end. came so unexpectedly that toss which gave them the calmer side, thc great crowd of which wit- river, the extra stamina of the j ncssed the contest could scarcely ridge crew quickly sent the; comprehend what had happened. Not Cambric! nose of ahead and enabled them to assume a lead which they held comfortably to the end. Cam- prehend until the referee hud announced that Hackenschmidt had surrendered the championship of the world did .the to one in her favor. measurements are to of the smoker there was not- one slack mo-! ment, song and sentiment the order of the English, Irish "'and S.cotch selec- tions were all :vvelcbme numbers; and the, way the and icnce joined "in the choruses, crinced the keen interest with which every song was followed. Mr. McCracken was in jfreat form, and his recitations, wero well received us aiso were the duets of Messrs. Barclay and Graham, the latter'ren- dering "Ye Banks and Braes Uon nie Dbon" deserving .special mentio'n therefor. Nor .was ment missing.: this being.-well'-.and ably sustained by Mr. ongst the other .singers w'cre Utessrs. Kilner, Karr, Little, VFalsh. Duncan, etc. During the evening short ad- dresses were delivered by SFessrs. W. Haynes and Thos. S, Harold. The latter; in the course of his remarks, complimented the new club 'oit the number present, which augured well for the success of the new foot- that 'moment until tluT of .thfe. not by the authority, pi the governor in council. Any thorough investiga- tion will have a much wider scope than seemed to be contemplated. The whole matter of "expenditure should be investigated and also the aliena- tion of the public domain. There- port: called for an Investigation., into the militia and other departments. The civil, service, commission was not tired of its work but the govern- ment was tired. These men had been delving in the: depfl.rtmenta.1 af- fairs for months and .with their know, ledge were eminently fitted to contin- ue the work. ..Mr, .Hordcn complain- ed of undue delay iii bringing the report of the civil service commis- sion' before the- House. .Though only one half the size of an ordinary copy of Hansard which would appcjir m one day this report'has not appear- ed within a week of being tabled. The government seemed 'to assume that the strict contained in "the concerned only the de- partment method. It was the politi GAMBLING AND CARD PLAYING Subject ol Discourse of Evangelist McHardy Last Night water used in the various farm crops. To learn what, is being' done "by in- vestTgators in some of Nthc nearby western" states it was .thought- best for me to. -take a short trip, and-vis- it the stations, in I .visited the Experimental Stations and Agri-cultural Colleges Wyoming and Colorado, and had Jn- tended returning by Utah .butiovving to the limited time at my could not. -1 also visited >one of the main offices of the Investigation Branch of the U. S._ Department of Agriculture located at Cheyenne the mechanical experimental laboratory is located. Some water registers... of recent make are beinp ordered for the farm. The department is not hesitating -at expense to make .this branch of our experimental farm a help, to the far- mers in this district." NEW SETTLERS Tlie Canadian. Pacific brought -in tv.o cars of settler's effects for W Satterlee ,of Auslcm, X D who is going to Milk Kuer to settle Geo Whiteeai] ena, X D and brirlge was ri' strong favorite in the significance vof the event strike betting four and three J home Then the excited crowd surged in- i to the ring, swarming around Gotch i until the police came -to his rescue land drove the crowd through the Burton, of Rhodes, Sask each brought in a car to settle ia the Leth bridge district One set tier came in with .1 cirloflrt of btuff without- having located a place to settle. 'He came prcpnrod to take ppt-luek. BASEBALL LEAGUE IN THE SOUTH Meeting to be Hdd at Mac- ieod on the 15th to Organize MACLEOD BOYS WON The Macleod school boys put it i over the local school ball morning in a seven innings baseball game The wind uas bad making good ploy of :he game was the home run by F Macbeth. The score was 14-12. G. "Bryan, ss, Torrie c, McPhail p, Barnes cf, Fallows, terson Ib, Bell 2b. :W. Bryan rf, Mc- Lean If. Macbeth Ib, "Bill" AN ACRE Paid for Land East-of Claresholm Claresholm, April are not wanting that tlie "Liberal rally re- cently hold here at .which'Premier Hysop 3b, McKenzie c, "Willie" Hy- Rutherford and Messrs. Duncan sop 2b, Davics Sherlock j Marshall and A..B. McDonald spoke lias caused quite an amount of en- thusiasm for the cause" of Liberalism and an executive having been formed work DC pushed forward. J. It. "Watt went to Calgarjr today .to attend a meeting of the Western cf, Sheffield If; Reynolds rf. G'allivan. A QUJET WEDDING 'he pavsonage was the of a quiet little wedding last j Canaciian Racing" association. The building lately, occupied contracting parties being ball Club, and mentioned that there head, however, and not the min- ...was ample room.in the city for two or of the department with clubs. The friendly rivalry which exist Iwtwecn the two clubs would be a source of enthusiasm rather then a detriment to the progress of football From the number of playing members which the secretary had furnished which -the House was concerned. Mr. Rordcn quoted from puvrliRmcntary Evahgelist McIIardy preached in his usual earnest, vigorous original style in Wesley Church last night. Hia impressive plain remarks delivered m the spirit of helpfulness wins the re- spectful sympathy of his audiences. In introducing his subject last night Mr. McIIardy stated that ho wished to deal with card ta- an institution in the social life of the people, and to judge it by its effects as a whole. "The rcnmrks ,wcre based on the fact that cards a're the recognized tools of the gambler the world over rtnd that card playing incites to gambling. Our responsibility to each CALGARY IS GENEROUS Increases '.Salaries of Own 'Officials Makes Grants Calgary, April Gity i Coun- cil has decided to make an" annual grant of to the board of trade and -5500 to the hundred thousand club. Several of the city officials a handaomc increase n salary. The Southern v; baseball Christian Jensen, of Lethbridge, and Caroline Sand of Denmark. The ceror snony. was witnessed by Mr. and Mrs.; Christenson of the. city. The bride- !iad just arrived in the city yester- day afternoon having left her home in Denmark three weeks ago. Mr. Jenson is well and favorably kndu'n in tlie- city-, he having" been m'the employ'of Piche and Bryant's candy store has bee: ed a little south and >on the site, Messrs. Annablc. The "Texas Ronger" pl'ayecl last night to a crowded house. C. W. Kenna has taken up the, po- siotion of lately- A;