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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 5, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Herald VOLUME 1 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, APItlL R, 1900. Kuiiiiiil^,3� We Find we are Overstocked with Canned - corn Before Moving we Offer this at $2.40 per case of 2 dozen -OK- $2.25 in five case lots HUDSON'S BAY T.TWE|D DEAD Passed Away Suddenly in Montreal THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Paid-up Capital, $10,odo,000. Reserve Fund, $4^,000 HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO B. E. WALKER. General Manager ALEX. LAIRD./Aut. GMi'iMO.\TON' liUjH lilVEU BRANCHES IN ALBERTA LKAVINGS NANTON i. -SJFM'EIJJ LKTHBRIDGE IMNCHER CREEK STRATHCONA MACLEOD rONOKA VEGREVILLE MKOICINE HAT RED DEER VERMILION WETASKIWIN LETHBRIDGE BRANCH C. G. K. NOURSE. MAMAOBR ITBE BAIL KEEPS ROLLING I AHD STILL THE MOSS GATHERS U I Men's nobby Twocd Snils ai.......____*.......$5.75 I Men's Scotch Tvvml olVects......................$10an $t'>.00 jier pair 4 Over five hundred to pick from. I Our Skirt Department Excels �'^ Here can I>e seen Ladies' Acconiiaii Pleated Brilliantine 4 Sliirta, ill black, blue and green at Soft grey Tweed t effects at So, $7 and S8.50. Black Dress Sk-irts from $5 to $15. Z Line -bf Misses' Skirts, worth $4, clearing at t'� * Millinery the biggest success this season. Come with the crowd. E. J. HILL ca CO. .Oar Fiirnituro Sloot. is Oompleto ESTABLIHHED 1817 Capital all paid up............ Reserved Funil............... Haiance Profit au^ Xjas*....____ . lt.lN.III MS.IS9 Head Office, Montrea' PRESIDKNT. KIQ1IT HON. T.ORD STftATIICOMA AND.IIOUNT EOVAL. O. O. M. 0. VICE-PRESIDENT : H0S.;S1B GKOBGH>. miOMMOHU, K. C. M. C. K, g, CLOUSTON, Gknkkai. Manaokh Branches and AgencieiB at all the principal points in Canada Also in tioridori, England, New York, Chicago, Spokane and Newfoundland Travellers' Circular Lettersof Credit and Commercial Credits issued "tor use in all parts of the world. COLLECTIONS. MADE ON FAVORA91.E TX:RMS Drafii *uld avaUabU >it all palnti Id Uaited Stattt, Einrope {aad C�iiada Intereal ullowvd on depoaita 'at c>wrr*(�l|r�t�a Lethbridge Branch - L".;"''.' PRONININT IN WESTERN AFi AIRS Once a Member of the Territorial CabineL RIOTS AT NO 3 Man who was Working Mobbed. - TWO HOUSES WERE DYNAMITED Reported that aii Attempt was made to Burn a House. Tli Ht'r.ilU I'oceivod ;i .speoitil tlit-sphtcli thi.s inorniiift- uniiouncing tho very siidrlcn doatli at Montreal of 'J'hos. 'I'Wfud, ol Meclicijjo llat. olid of tho iMj.st kiiown men in the Canadian Wp.st. Tlie ncw.s will confc as a shock to Mr. Tweed's Jioat of Jjelh-i bridge friends, us he was a rrpqiiont visitor to this towii^ and with his-partner, the late .1. Ewart, ostab-lishwi the Eentloy Co. Iiusinoss, withdrawing after Mr. JOwart's deat'h. Mr. Tweed was in Medicine lint in advance of the O. V. It. lie cori'-ducted Injsiness there for years and amassed considerable wealth. Ho was a leading Con.servalive, and was president of the Northwe.'^t Oo-nsei-va-tivo Association niitil the new pro int'os were forniwl. Jlc sat for a long time in the Northwest Legis-la-tnro for Mi.'ditine liai, and was a member of the Territorial cabinet. He once ran aoninst .the late Niehol-as li'lood J)aviri for tho house of commons. ITo lea\'e.'! a wife, one daiigfliter, Mr.s. Hill, wife of ii Jtorchanfs Bank official in Winnipotf, and two sons, Charles and Thnnias, to inonrn his .nih. Jfr. I'wcotl was a protn^nent Alas on ami Orangeman. NEWTOvi^BCOMS Goaldale is Settling lip very Rapidly just now. Coaklale is not a new name, but it Is a new town, at iea.st it i.S|to ixi the sittj of a new. town. The Herald met ii. A. Suggitt, socretary-treusurer of 'the company which has bought u lot of irrigated laird in tho district, and also owns tho town-site, which has just been surveyeid by. A. W. McVitlie. of Cranbrook. .Mr. Suggitt informed us 'that al-^�wsvdi' tw�nly .sections of land had been taken' - f.,:.. jiiostly by JJakota men. This week nintj-etnis^camu in wilji settler's clTects and ni'tJiU,\^ are on~tbfl way. Seven steam plows soon be turning over the soil, 'two' being at work already. WuJ-cen ilowi-y and family, from Lees! North l>akota, are' on their farm now. Mr. Howry is building a house. ThOB, I'atching and Arthur S'toivurt. from IJoltinoau, N. D., owni S2.000 acres, and hixva a steam |)lo�ghing outlft. Phineas Oha.sc, al- so from There havt} biien lively times at No. a tile last couple of nights, mid the niouiifed, police have hud their hands fuli. Oil I'ui.stlay, oim- of the miners, who is working in tho iiiiiio, aivd had nioved near ihe colliery, went to'ills old home 'to (jvt hiH chickens. A howMing crowd gathefud hiiii, aivd he jait some LN-autifut bruises �liOfoie inc police were able to tlisporso the ns.semblage, itho wuin en, li'g'uring as active as the men. Ve.'ilewlay a Uussian appeared t>e-fore .Supenii'leriiiont W'ilNon on tlio charge 01 � jnierfcring with the police in the ijerforinunce of their du(.ie.s He was given 15 days in- goal. J..ast night tiie biggest low of all occurred atiQUt 8 o clock. The 'police had occasion to arrest one of the miaeis. Home of his friendB>^in-formed the village, and in a Haafa crowd of several hundred congregiat^. cd, carrying^ natth them, it la a�id; sticks .and stohes. Tney marehed m a body towards the colliery, but the police, after a hand-to-hand light, slopijwl them before they crossed the lines. Oii� inountMl man camn along and d'is((ersod the i.iowd. In the midst of this excitement two houses which had been occupied by two working miners, both of whom were summo.nc'd an witnesses in the case heard yesterday, were dynamited. 'I'hcy were . not comiJlelcly ruined, but badly damaged-. Mounted police patrolled tho village all night. It is learned that an attempt wa made to burn a house in fhe miner'.s village, but i't was 'detected m tinie by the police. , - Soveral-of the' policemen wore badly brui.swl in last night's row. 8oinn of the minors also goit' bruises. The conduct of the strikers prior to these disturbances has been most coniniemlable, 'but they cannot e.x-l)oct, to gain any sympathy or encouragement from law-abiding citizens if they attempt to jiersecute and nio'> men now working in the mines. This is a free country, and a man should 'be allowed to work if he wants to. Tf ho wants to strike, lie has a. pei-foet right to do so. IJeth-bri'dgo does iiot vvant to be the scene of riots''that'wiirifj^ve it an uivenvi-alilo repu'tation, osiieciaHy nt the Iiioseu't 'time, when huiwh-eds of peo-|-pn>5jire seeking homos here, I't is lo lK;*'1t�ecta his family very soon. (ieo. Hciglios. of Souris, N. J>., has a halt .section close to the town. Ho is putting up .some building.-. W. H. I'awBon, of JUinoisr i.s located there with his family, ami many improvements are already being made to his half section. 'Harry Burnett, also from lll'inois, will cultivate a half section I'liis year. .Vils Orimsrud, from Lees, Norlh .Dakota, owns three quarter sections. He has liroutyht in two cars, and two more are coming." He is al.so using a steam, plowing outfit. S. itjelinstad Lees, .North IlaUo'ta, buiit a fine house there last fall. He lias two steam plowing outfits. Uichard White, TJottineaii, hn.s taken a ten acre traet in the townsite, and is S'oiiif; to build immediately. Ho will run a chicken ranch and raise voge-taides. Thos. I'aulson, of Kno.\, N' IJ., is on the vs;a,v with two cars and Alfred Haley, hi Lees, has also shipped his elTect. C H. Danit'l, of Loth'bridgt! is put't,ing a house on his farm, which ho has rented to some parties at llaymond, who will use a steam ploughing outfit. The dry Sand to the south and east of Coaklale will be uscrl l.y the irrigation,^ farnwrs for vvinter vvheiit They iJolieve the iri-ig-ateral storp. Ap plication has been made for a post-ofllce. Tho town is on- the line of the C. V. n. , ---o-- WORST HE ivNli^W Ol-'. (."lliecial to lha iici-.ild.) Toronto. April .5.-The ma'^istrato in the I'hi I lips York Loan case pro noiinced fraud, saying methods exceeded anylh'ing coming under hi.s notice. Phillips is now in goal, 01-"I''1';R� to RIOSION. V \ |)reSs dispatch ip'ays tint Mr, Vcrville, Labor meiU'bcr lor M.i.s.son-euve, CJuo., learned from^Sir tMi.'rId Lauri�M- in tlio House of Commiins. that, tiie r.port in the newspapLM's of llio strike of coal miners at Lethbridge, Alta., was suhstantiall.v correct. .Sir Wilfrid had his iarorma-tioii on the subject from Lieut. Cd. Fri'd While. t'. M. G,, comptroller of iiioiiiited police. Lieut. CjI. White's stntcm.'nls iji the press in re-gar^'n-;-,,;g m WE DO Better, which ii mora in. -portant to yon, as the life of your Shirt^lars, � 1 m m is lenRthened by x�u^'IR6^ cess of: laundering theni:' M'li,' (iiMilnl^s Iteview says: There is 11 slnl: a nienilier of the international^ Board here to invest'ignte the siril>o and confer with the compony. I'on'GnATl lations to ' THE SENATOR Senator IJc \eher, was much pleased to receive this morning u resolution pns.scd at a meeting of Medicine Hat Liberals, expressing their hourt.v approval and satit^factian over his well deserved promotion to the Sen-nle. The resolution was worded in I'ho most coiniilimentary terms.' Board asked that the Kegistrar be speedily instructcil to rectify the matter. Tho following oflic'ers were elacted: President, C. F. P. Conybeare; Vice-Presitlcnt, K. Rylands; Sec.-Treas., P. H. Barnes. Executive-M. Bar-ford. F. Sick, C. G. K. Nourse, Wm. 01ivs, so will not cmne here IwitAi any ItJSty ideas. The climate here, of course, is away ahead of Dakuita. Mr. Grettum predicts that with the increased j;ultivation of the land, this country will become one of tho greatest wheat-growing sections of the world. A townsite will be surveyed at Warner immediately by A. W. McVit-t ie. A hotel and several business places will soon he established (ttiere. \ successful fanner from Dakotia will locate in tho t-own and operaite the hotel, while his sons and sontrln-law will take up land in the vicinity. A member ot a party that visited the Brunton district recently was .fudge Aukeny, cM. Dakota, and hear is his opinion as expre.s!n)d to Mr. Orettum in a letter: Neck Comfort Ii�n.t possible when your collar bus ''saw teeth" edges. lu our~ ,]auD� -dry every collar is ironed with a �' smooth^ round, comfortable edger^ no extra charge either. .Phone 145. Wagon calls everywheier �* Let us try a lot for you. kiandry, Ltd. the LAWN TFJ�NI8 CLUB. The annual meeting of the iii,tiq|.f tennis club was hekt in tM AMMrt&l^ House last night, K. H. FnuMBdeiili in: the chair. � A>'buxty:� v yiiiMfoi^i thanks was passed to the SMntiii�si0t-your lands lie, and I have no hcsita- j jfy ^^^^nc officer or member of tfco , Von in saying that your lands are ^oon as con\'enieat.: even b.}t.ter thaa you have clainuKlj ---o HOMESTEAD ENTRIES. Tho homos lead entries at tJio Dominion Lands Ofllco hero dur.ng March reached 2-18, n large incroj.-io over the same month last .sear. DUNCAN MARSHALL TO SPEAK. Duncan Marshall, J'Jdiiionton, will address meetings a't Stirling Loinor-row night, Ra.yinoiul night. Tabor afoi�la.\-Lethi)ridge Tuesda,v iiiglil. -o- Saturday night, and MR. KEri^PR'S SlKl'VilNG. , (Special to tho Hernhl.) Calgary, April .^..-Mr. Wtcrson, inspoctor of the Bell /IVlephone Cp^ rnn()unce.s that I'he Calgttr.v-l��l�-is aireouy lu prugress ''^'"-"I ...iii i,.. completed this  ion. nnd t,ho plans call for ^ total of! ' i,800 miles. even oeiari- \.umm _____ Them to be. They are gently umiul-ating, have a fine soil, aii'd-what is of fust moment-have a clay subsoil of unusual depth which must cnsui-e the retention of moistnra under ordinary conditions. Mio ciimatc na siijierb, in driving for days it was. uniicces.sar.v to button up one's overcoat, and generally one was no needed af ail. The Chinook winds from the Pacific make the climate ill tl-.o successions of seasons mild, liealchful and temperate. To find rombiiiR.ont out to Warner to look over the land. Company. ' o - FARH TO KENT. 160 acre farm oa tl�s ditch, all plowed; ��vm^^| life ;