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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta IUsM Press Indignant Ove the Comments of night Nelson, B. C., April Great iii- jlifnauott is felt here over the inter- view m the Toronto Globs of March 38, of Ssv: 3EL S.. Magee, associate secretary of temperance and moral re- form for the Methodist church. Mr. whoso visit here .was a fort- ARO, says in interview, that "The dark spot in British Columbia is the Kootenays. In the "Kootenay country the labor conditions tend to ratke- the-1 people godless and irralig- 1 ions, the extremes" of atheists, an- archistic sociMism are rampant and "the broiheis and whiskey shop go together to 'degrade .men." Tn a on Mr, Magee's statement the Daily News in "Rev. H. .S- Ma- gee "should be expelled from his po- DRITISH PREMIER'S HEALTH London, April bulletin is- sued this morning regarding the con- dition' of Premier Sir Henry Camp- bv'll-Bimerman is as follows: "The prime minister passed a good night and slept well. His general condition is more comfortable." KILLED LITTLE GIRL Yarmouth, N. S., April a number of boys were crossing the ditch t Yarmouth yesteray, one nam- ed Nickerson was loading a gun when it was accdentally discharged. The ball passed- through the wall of Nel- son Cromwell's house and struck his little nine year old daughter. She died during the night. no sition and promoted to the combined i -one of president.and secretary of the Azmama.5 society. A more 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 -NO SHORTAGE OF CARS Montreal, April are shortages of cars for the removal of grain'at Port William for export and local markets. Traffic is not tied up S.Hu" alt grsiu in elevators" will 'have been loaded into cars this evening. This was the substance of information gleaned today from C. P. K. 'author- BUM H HJ1 H vtaeaA YORKSHIRE PUDDING j MOCK CHERBY PIE Use six tablespoonsful of white j Use one cup of cranberries cut in flour, one-third teaspoonful of halves, one- cup of cut raisins, one four fresh ejfgs. Put all together in-' cup of sugar. Mix one tablespoon to a crock add a little- milk, and of flour smooth with cold watfur. beat all till the batter is light.' i When cool add one teaspoon of van- illa. Cover the top of the pie with CREOLE SAUCE One cup tomato juice, a stalk of celery, one pound round steak cut in j small cubes, one large onion, one tablespoon parsley chopped fine, a bay leaf, thicken with browned flour ALBERTA BUYS OUT THE BELL here. of religion and received as such in decent communities is simply outrageous." The Daily Canadian also publishes editorial commenting in like strain. DRUNKARD FROZEN TO DEATH St. John, K. B., April ISTovvan, known to the police as a drunkard was found in the woods i near here today frozen to death. He add pepper and salt, let cook under slow fire two hours. Cold meats may be used the same -way. DINNER CABBAGE had been drinking with two compan- ions on Sunday and the party had separated. FAMOUS CHICKEN PIE Divide the chicken as for frying and put it on with a quart of water which should be freshly boiled. it is done take it out of the pot; then simmer the water until to a pint; then add salt and pepper, and flour. Boil ten min utes and line a dish with pio crust; An excellent cabbage dish- consists j fill it with the chicken, cover with, a of a small cabbage boiled the day j top crust and bake slowly one hour, before it is to bo used; then chop it [A little celery can be boiled -with the into small pieces., add salt and pep-i chicken or a bunch of parsley. Just per and a tablespoonful of melted .keep the chicken covered -with- water butter. When this has been stirred while it is cooking. Must be eaten in put it over the lire with half cup of milk or cream. When not, i stir in two well beaten eggs and im- SAVING CLOSET SPACE Hon. Mr. Gushing Declares It Is Better Bargain Than Was Made By the Manitoba People Wanted mediately turn into a hot buttered When one has a limited amount of frying pan; stir with a fork until ia which to nang one's ciothes DUNSMUIR'S DENIAL Montreal, Que., April brown. Serve on a hot dish. EASTER CAKES I cut a broom stick of! just above the j broom part. Six double hooks may fastened lengthwise into the Bake any sponge or white cake mix on each side, and Paid East of denied in no uncertain terms the ru- mor that he was going to sell his! April are riot wanting that the Liberal rally re- cently held here at which. Premier Kutherford and Messrs. Duncan Marshall und A. B. McDonald spoke i has caused quite an amount of en- SHAREHOLDERS MORE CAREFUL with can- for stems Governor Dunsmuir of B. C., passed !iure m individual tins, spread with .through here today on his way to boiled frosting, decorate England.- When seen in regard to died violets, using citron the rumor that he was to resign the Lieutenant Governor gave a most em- phatic denial to 'the report. He leaves. insert a large screw eye in one end. Hang the pole from a hook in the wall or closet and it will accommo- date a number .of garments. Montreal, April step in out .of. the Bell Telephone Company in Western Canada was put through today by the Hon. W. H. minister of public works in Alberta, when on be- half of the government of that province the system of the Bell in ih'ai "rcvinco fcr Mr. Gushing has been in Montreal for a week negotiating with Bell Company but he never gave'any intimation as to his mission until the deal was put through. M. Gushing stated last night that the 'deal was so completely finished that at midnight the pro- vince will take over the system and by tomorrow every telephone in the province will be owned by the government and operated by its servants. The Bell Company at first demanded for its plant in Alberta, but the1 Hon. Mr.' Gushing did not. want to follow in the generous footsteps of Manitoba and held out for a lower price, whieh. -.vas finally accepted yesterday afternoon by President Size of the company.. The purchase of the Bell Company's system peaces the Lethbridge exchanges as well as other IJell exchanges in the province, in the possession of the province. Fire at Cranbrook B.C. Most of the Mail in the Postoffice Was Destroyed THEY NEEDN'T WORRY Montreal, Aprl Congrega- niines to an English syndicate. thusiasia. for the cause of Liberalism an executive having been formed work will speedily be pushed forward. J. K. Wafct went to Calgary today to attend a meeting of the Western Canadian Racing- association. The building lately'; occupied as Bryant's candy store has been shift- ed a little south and on the site, it i? said, a store will be built by Messrs. Annable. The "Texas Hanger" played last night to a crowded house. C. W. Kenna has taken up the po- siotion of bailiff, lately vacated by C. Hamroet. Tin; Football Club commenced op- erations last night; with a match be- tween Great Britain and Canada which resulted in a draw, 1 goal each. Mrs. Sutton. mother of Mrs. Dr. "Wall-win, is here for a visit from the East. Grand Trunk Better Satisfied Traffic Earnings With i tional women board of missions last night resolved that members should bring before their executive auxiliar- ies the question of need for check- ng Mormonism in the Canadian North West.- Cranbrook, B. C., April Ottaw, April is reported that j broke out this morning in Beattie George Debaras, superintendent of Sorel shipyards and son-in-aw of Sen- ator Scott, will succeed Colonel Gonrdeau as deputy minister of ma- rine, whose resignation vras handed in some days ago. and Atchison's store in which the postoffice is located. Most of the mail was destroyed. The brigade was able to save the building. Great Future for West FORMER U. S. OFFICIAL SPEAKS Montreal, April cables say the sharehoders of the Grand Trunk are feeling a little more cheer- ful over the road's net earnings for February. Figures show a total decline of in gross receipts of -which related to main lines. Ex- penditures however, fell off by 000 or ten per cent, making a reduc- tion of in the net profits. The market regards the reduction in expenditures as an encouraging sign. FINISH IN NOVEMBER All Contracts Made for Work on the Bridge Call for Completion Then THE TABER BRIDGE John. Stocks, deputy minister of public works, was in Calgary the other day and stated to the Albertan that work would comence right way on the new bridge at Taber. (From Friday's Dally.) Those Implicated in Riots Will Not Be Brownsville Restored Al. Vance, the Lethbridge horse- man paid as -a, visit on Wednesday. At a meeting of the directors of the Claresholm district Agricultural Society, _J. T. North was appointed secretary, Forty dollars an acre is the price i paid by a party to C. S- Noble for a j piece of land East of here. j The frequent mails are found more acceptable and keep the business men rustling all the time. Kr. and Mrs. H. P, Bell of the hotel have been blessed with n son. The Queens Hotel is receiving a freshening up within at the hand> "if the and has been much i improved. The fine spring weather now ex- perienced it is hoped will continue and it certainly looks like it at pres- ent. C. W. James is assisting T. L. Ber- nard. Wm. Moffat and Sons are opening a lumber yard in Granum besides the one here. Washington, April TJ. S. Senate committee on military affairs today voted down both the Warner and Foraker bills providing for the restoration to the service of the ne- groes who were discharged on account of the Brownsville riot. SAW MILL DESTROYED Bathurst, J5VB., April large sawmill of the Summer Company here was destroyed by fire last night. The loss will be partly cov- ered by insurance. M. Janse and Angus McDonnell of i Jie.gina, the contractors, who nave the contract for building the road grade between this city and Macleod were in, the city last night and weat to Macleod this morning-, Mr. Janse comes here with big grading outfit next week, while- Mr. McDon- nell will look after the Macleod end of the business. It Is their inten- tion to sub-let all the- work except the heavy cut just across the river. This cut will be three miles long with. an. average depth of twenty-five feet, llessrs. Janse and McDonnell are handling this themselves as they have the heavy apparatus necessary for such a contract. The- start on the work is being-, delayed as the C. P. R. have not sent their out to mark the roadbed out. The survey was made three years ago and the posts and pegs axe so lost that it has to be staked out again for the contractors. The engineers will start at this on Monday. Asked when he to be t through with the -work, Hr. Janse said that he was under contract .to have it all done by the first of No- vember. All the contracts for the bridges .and the road, call for com- pletion by that date when the C.P. R. JnteKd to have the whole road, bridges and all complete. The erec- tion of the steel on the bridge will commence in May although it could be started now without any likli- hood of the steel gang up with the concrete builders. The bridge is to be finished by the first of November. Offer Scholarship To Successful De- cision by the School Board The School Board at their meet- ing last nifrht decided to offer two scholarships of fifty dollars each to the pupils of the Lethbridge schools writing; the Junior and Senior Alber- ta University Matriculation, examin- ations. The scholarships -will be giv- en annually to the students of the JLethbridge schools taking- -the highest standing in these examinations. Montreal, April Shaw, ex-secretary oJ the United States Treasury under President Roose- velt, who is at the Windsor Tiere says development throughout -western Can- ada during the next ten years will probably exceed that of any other country in the world's history. Mr. Shaw having been twice, governor of the 'state of Iowa understands con- ditions in the West and he declared that it "would be almost impossible to overestimate the future growth of the Canadian provinces west of the Great Lakes. "We are not jealous of your won- derful heritage." he said. "On the contrary we rejoice over your, splen- did development' and the stability of your institutions'. ID early days the United States was generous to the promoter -and railway buiider aim we obtained good results and this coun- try is following in our footsteps and the same success .will be yours, railway .companies sold a good of their lands at from S3 to So T an acre and now owners selling the same land at from fifty to fifty-five dollars and are buying up in Canada. at from ten to fifteen During Mr. Shaw's remtirks dm trade policy of his own country, the remark was made that some alleged that the Canadian West would never accept protectionist policy. The Sec- retary-of the Treasury hfad no fear on that point and said "That western country of yours will become utrongly "Would you be a protectionist, if you -were a '''i would certainly be a protection- ist and my advice is to legislate for the Dominion of Canada and for Can- ada alone." BRITISH PREMIER'S HEALTH London. April Cainpbeil- Bannerman's condition remains ma- gained strength. The following bul- letin was issued by his physicians. this morning: "The premier had a quiet night. His condition is unchanged and there has been no diminuition of strength: during fche past few days." ONTAIRO ELECTIONS Premier Whitney Will Make nouncement Very Soon An- Toronto, April Whitney denied in the Legislature yesterday afternoon that the provincial elec- tions will take place on May 28th. SEEDING COMMENCES Every Indication of a Banner in Western Canada HOMESTEAD EKTRSES The homestead entries at the Leth- bridge land office during the month of March numbered 219 as against 174 for the same month last year. For the three months of 1908 the! entries have totalled 553; for the same months in 1907. the number was 331. In 1906. there were 484. The work of the office is Increasing rapidly as can be judged by the rev- enue received for January and Febru-j ary, the total being i 36 MEN MEET DEATH He said that no date had been consid- ered yet, but that probably an an- I nouncement would be made before the House prorogated Tuesday. FIRE AT MACLEOD A -child in Maeleod yesterday set fire to some clothing in a cJothes closet and then told its mother of the fire. The brigade was promptly on the scene, tore a hole in the end of the house and got the fire out. It was a new residence just complet- ed by the of the Ufacleod Hotel. EDMONTON NEWS STARTLING STATISTICS j (Edmonton Bulletin.) _ i I Buchanan, superintehd- X5Oat Cllt in 1 WO DVJent of the missions for Al- berta, has compiled some statistics, which to say the least are startling, He has kindly given them to. the Ed- a Cruiser Off the Isle of Wight CHINESE AGAINST OPIUM Portsmuoth, Eng., April six men including Lieutenant Middle- _, ton, the commander of the torpedo Year: Vancouver. April local i Chinese are organizing a campaign 'against the use of opium, an the collision off the Isle of Wight boat destroyer, Tiger, lost their lives Winnipeg, April receiv- ed from the West show that the seed- ing has already commenced in Al- berta. Both Lethbridge and Calgary s opium society having been launched j last night between the vessel and the in China town with nearly 100 mem- j British cruiser Berwick, hers. It is intened to netition the i authorities for the enactment of laws! The vessels belong to the Ports- MM.. UX tll-LU. V 1 1 t j. _, prohibiting the general use of the report seeding in progress. The age is largely increased and the out-j look is good. j In Manitoba and Saskatchewan the I ground is in splendid shape and the farmers are pleased at the outlook and will start operations next week. j month division of the British home fleet and were engaged in night i manoevours in the channel while on [their way to Portland. The night of j was dark and the Berwick -was Trade ball took place at the Assem- j steaming slowly, when the destroyer RAYMOND NEWS Raymond, April Board bly Hall last evening and was a de- i cided success. The music was great- j ly appreciated and it seemed as if j the whole town had turned out to WILL TAKE THE EVIDENCE Judge, Winter in chambers granted j aid lhe exhibit fund, commission do bene esse issue to Kemelu Collings, court stenograph- er, to take the evidence at Taber of the plaintiff in the action of .Joseph Tins-ley versus Canada West Coal Co., Ltd., for damages for for injuries August 15th of last year and is not expected to live nntil the trial of the- action. ana t Jean A CLOSE SHAVE London Ont., April Mrs. Walter Lester and Miss nnd Alice Lester are very seriously ill from potmaine poisoning caused by eating cannex? beef. It. is expect- they will recover. The house of .jamos Turner was last evening completely destroy- ed by fire, he was not living- was covered by insurance. Mr. W. E. Butcnart and Mr. W. B. Hayes arrived on the local this mor- ning from, the Old Country, and are the guests of Mr. James Davies. attempted to cross the cruiser's bow, she was caught amidships and cut in half with knife-like precision, sinking almost immediately. The deck crew, who were uressed in their heavy oilskins and boots went down T-eo Callaghan, accountant for Nich olson Bain, manufacturer's agent, Winnipeg, was shot last night by burglars who were attempting to rob the premises of the company.-By the exercise of the greatest bravery Callftghan closed and locked the vault doors but he was firod at while do- ing so. Fortunately at the time with the vessel not having; time to living there. The loss free themselves from the heavy en- cumberances. Most of the twenty two men saved were engineers and stokers, who having light clothing were able to keep themselves afloat until boats from other ships picked them up. The collision clock. square amidships by the Berwick. The sharp stem of this vessel cut the destroyer in two as if she had been monton Board of They are as follows: the beginning of the 19th cen- tury Canada had a population of I Partnership i Cross After I Work Edmonton, Alta., Apnl partnership existing between Richard Secord and Arch York -under the name of Edmonton Hotel Company, has been dissolved and a final settle- ment arranged. The streets Unlay are crowded with RED TAPE LIKELY TO BLAME (From Friday's There seems to some doubt AS to whether or not the transfer or the Bell Telephone system in Alber- ta has actually been made. C. F. Sise. of the Bell Co. in an interview at Montreal says that ;in agreement has been reached between. Hon. W. H. Gushing and himself, but that no contract has been signed and the of would not completed until ratified oy the government and the company. Mr. Cxishing says that {he understood that the deal was to have been com- pleted on Wednesday aftemooo. and is that Mr. .Sise has denied tho solo. This raomtng Y. O. Burbridge, tke local Bell Telephone manager reeeiv- ed a circular from the government; notifying him that the governmemt workmen and laborers of different na- had take" thc Bcl1 tionalities who have come w the city to secure work on the construction vf tae G. T. P. cast and west of Ed- made of paper. The forward h'alf! At same time the United States; Mm The various ccntractors are sank almost instantaneously and the? d A After a lapse of 100 years Canada sea became dotted with struggling ___ 6 f has while the United States men. Most of them ,however, sank before help could reach them. The warships in the immediate vicinity had 2n other words Canada increased in quickly Had their boats overboard i population times, while the TJnit- and the scene of the tragedy was! brilliantly illuminated by a concen- tration of search lights. The after- portion of the Tiger floated long enough to enable those on board to j seize life belts. They threw them- selves into the water and. were able to keep afloat until they were picked up. Lieut. ed States times. increased in population During 1905 twice as many immi- grants came into Canada from all MADE FOR SERVICE IN THE ROUGHEST WEATHER AND GUARANTEED ABSOLUTELY POMMEL SLICKERS This trade mark and ihc word TOWBR on the buttons distin- guish this high ,nade slicker from cs good" brands occurred at 8.10 o'- The ships were manoevering with- j out lights. j It is believed that several of the i men were killed by the impact. j Tugs were dispatched to the scone of the disaster at daylight and divers will make an attempt to recover the bodies of thc drowned men. The smaller naval vessels were in the midst of an attack on their big- gor consorts when the disaster oc- curred. The entire fleet was under masked lights and in the absolute 1 darkness the Tiger was suddenly Wm. E. Middleton was on the bridge at the time of the disaster and went down with the forepart of the ship. The Tiger had a comple- ment of 59 men and was of 400 tons. An officer who was a witness of the sinking of 'ihe Tiger gave the follow- ing account of the accident: "The first we knew anthing had happened was when we saw a flash and heard a loud report. This we supposed to be 'a gun. In reality however, the flush and the report re- sulted from the sea reaching the boil- er room of the This caused an escape of steam which must have scalded to death everybody it touch- ed. It was horribel to see the forms struggling in the water. Many of the men went under just as help was States from all sources as came into the United sources during the first ten years of the nineteenth cen- tury. Last year people came in- to Western Canada, or one-fifth of the population of Western Canada, or one-fortieth of the population of the whole of Canada. At no time in the history of the United States, did im- migration exceed one-sixtieth of its population in one year. In exact figures people came into all Canada during 1907. Contrasting the dialects, the offi- cials in the immigration offices at Winnipeg are required to know thirty different languages. Jn 1897 foreigners came into Canada, while in 1907 came. rate of the increase should be as great, as that of last year the foreign popu- lation will be in five years' time. In 1907, Hindus to the number of came into British Columbia, within their reach. I do not think also Japanese. It is interesting to there is any hope of raising the Ti- that Canada is receiving immi- ger or recovering the bodies as the gra-tion from the east, the south and the west. gluing their outfits in position ready to start work at the earliest possible rnur-.ient. Hen. C. Cross returned this morning from the East. While away he visited Ottawa to confer with the Dominion government aboxit several matters re hie department, all of which have been settled. The assurance is given by Mi. Caye, assistant general manager of the G. T. P. that, the Grand Trunk Pacific will reach Edmonton this year. NEW BATTLESHIPS Newcastle .on Tine, April will be launched here on. April 21, the first of the three big battleships building for Brazil. The new vessel will be called the Minaspjas. She will cost approximately Wednesday and that he was working for the government. Not having re- ceived, uny notification from tho COM- pany to this effect, Mr. Burbridge phoned the district manager at Cal- gary who informed him positively that the transfer had not been made and that the Bell Co. still controlled the system. There is no denial that the deal v has Ixxvtx made but there seems to be some doubt as to whether tie transfer has been made. bility is-'that thc deal is mode that a certain amount of red must be before the is completed and the official ment made. BANK ENTERS PROCEEDINGS Toronto, April Ontario Bank' has instituted proceedings M'ary Moore in connection -with tain lands. is The amount of the claim work lies in too The Tiger tras in a serious accident last September when during night man- OOUVCTH she tilted herself upon the Portland breakwater Jas. Huston, B.A., has boon nom- inated for the Houan'of Commons by Winnipeg Socialists. 19 SHIRTS No stiff-bosomed sliirt, HO matter bow it fits, can ever g-v the same comfort that a soft bosom does With a Neglige, or Soft-bosom Sbtrt, there is no binding across the nothing stiff or uncomfortable to impede your movements. Tooke Neglige Shirts can be had cither with plain or pleated bosoms in a big variety of exclusive designs. They are made either with or without attached cuffs. Shirts having attached cuffs arc the most popular and most convenient.. TOOKE BROTHERS. LIMITED MONTREAL. ;