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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta CROPREPORT P.MCHtR CRIIK HOT., Long Debate to IwMgrilioii Matters ii the Haase of Commons Gamral ii a Acreage Creek. April The Com- pany playing Mother to Guide Her showed to rather a small au- dience. here Monday night. play was quity dramatic throughout and {the- audience present seemed to appre- jciato the company's efforts. Ottor s.t tractions in town kept the audience April discussion of dredging matters occupied the House W bo the order vesterdav afternoon 'in which W. H, ___ i y- Simcoe, and Hon. i of tiay OR Moaday, No less following is a report 'ot t conditions tbo liso wwslera division of the Caiuulsstu Railway. compiled by General Pries frosa reports the" different stations reports from tMs district Swift Current, seeding has '-A-eather favorable. Creek, no seeding: etoae i-Weither favorable and ground noon Monday and distinctly at- midnight whicii burned for miles ja a diirectioa.' Jt is re- iiunx some- buildings wore des- but the extent of the damage not known at present. The fev xo the north and west be- in xvcy eioso to Pincher City and was thought at oae "time that ;here would be a considerable loss of complained that tenders had been called for :the work to be done this year at Midland and Victoria harbor the department 01 public works in- stead, renewing the contracts with tho firm, which was working at these points last year. On this basis he discussed tho government's policy with regard to dredging In charging that as a result or poorin- ion in some eases the country _. t A The efforts of fire-fighters j bv xho s not :rOkotoks. done, tail tfrMtt Hnfther ta a grOat He seM thct rival Uu_ vu-HjhMi- in irrWiH .___.. _-___ ___ in good condition High River." weather iture kept the fire from doing damage buildings. Xearly- one hundred derers had shown to be working in 'Seeding: under way. Fall wheat well. A. J. HcLeau of Xanton, no great amount of seed- j done yet. Weather vory favor-1 able. TX-JJI hold their Taber, -considerable ground broken dance m Hinton's Hall on Thursday} and beinsr seeded. TV'eather dry. I aicht. wheat looking- fine. E_ Klrkham of Lethbridge arrived About thirty per cent, spring sc-eding ja town tocay, having: secured a po- Ground in good condition. with plowing and seeding- in hardware here. foil swing. Land, in good shape.. j w, Cox has returned to town Pincher, very little seeding done j from Calgary where he was playing yet. Weather cool. collusion and to have sent in sup- posedly competing tenders In the handwriting and in tfce sazae Bonald Sutherland, M.P.P., out in bringing them to Canada Eastern Canada are ou tbuir- "way to well spent. Dr. Chisholm, south (peace Uiver country. Huron, expressed regret that W. H. j Bennet had interuptcd such an im- j South 0xiOrd Conservatives reno- Portant debate with his motion in raspeet to dredging-. He could not approve of it at this Mr. Chisholm thought that it was a shame that homesteads were held for i seven years for Doukhobors, not be, held for as many j Medicine Hat, April am si of nine leaders of the sect known as "Dreamers" caused a sensation. Jo- seph Leher, a farmer, it is alleged, in some way incurred their enmity and lately received letters in German signed threatening to burn his house. for the Ontario Legislature. Saturday night "his young son was awakened by hearing noises, and discovered the house to be in flames. In Quebec Legislature last night The family barely escaped with their Premier Gouin said provincial elec- lives in night clothes, everything be- ight take place in June or Oc j ing raosths for Canadians, in the case of illness. C. II. ilclntyre. South -Perth, moved the adjournment of the. debate and on the suggestion of Hon. W. S. Fielding it was decid- ed not to sit on Wednesday as originj ally intended, but to udjourn until! tober of this yoat. will vote on a bylaw 'to raise to erect a sea wall from Bathurst St. to the Humber. Tuesday; next. Earl Grey, governor in towa a few days on business. buSbjess firm-s ollvelppes. Such ac-j Creek Quadrille Club Lions these belfevcd to be suf-f regular bimonthly ficient r0ason for the government! stopping dealings with these firms. 1 Woodstock. Pugsley, in reply, said that au j riding order in council had Constable Shea, of the Mounted Po- lice at Irvine "went out to investigate the occurrence and immediately wired for or cements. Two constables were "sent out and arrested the heads of nine Dreamer families. A demon.- i .stration was mvvssury to overawe the settlers, who thought arrest tanta- mount to conviction. Leher says kern- A NARROW ESCAPE general 'Canada was entertained at Washing- last nighr. bv the i-Vench ambas- j WAS to the destruction of his house. sador. Ont., from April 16.- Tngersoll to Fred Kogt-rs 23 years of Medicine Hat., Alta., The attendance at tho 1 aiittmff him to rene jt- t urmona A. j for thesc ed advisable, he had not. done so and George T. Blackstock were sit- asleep and did not hear approaching train. i jottr j to the April preliminary "Dreamers" that 'an ad- Mounted Police] court house J i BUTTONHOLES Every collar witli button- hole is worth to you three times as much as any other collar. Because this buttonhole long ns Uic collar In other collars the buttonhole is the part that goes quickly. And, the buttonhole goes, the collar is gone. No other manufacturer of collars' in Canada uses thit Imttonhole, we hmve the only machine capable of making it. Tbat eyelet you see is heavily stitclied best 6 cord thread. It's Tvliere the eyelet is that the strain on the buttonhole comes. Buttonholes in all other collars are slit and tear easily. This eyelet makes it easy for 3'Ou to put on and take off your collar. TOOKC BflOTHCIIC. LMHTtD MONTREAL. 12 The charge against the j Weather mild. as yet In view of representations tinjr. The bullet was the result of !e to him by the interests and shooting, but it was a close J "Dreamers" is a conspiracy to burn j TlfVpTAM IT for the distinguished gentlemen.; A consignment of eighteen hund-j tjie of John of Jo-i ffl If IIS I llnj and Fort William and Winnipeg that' .red lobsters reached Vancouver to- j district. -The most sensa- i All the important harbors should in fu- "CJORPSE" IS WAITING j J Ruse to Effect i conciliation Was a Failure LETHBRIDGE SHOULD DO' LIKEWISE Xelson, B. C., April son's first Arbor Day and Peterboro, April cleaning day was well cele- of this city, who is engaged as a brated today. A eivic half -ed maa with "Wm. Graham an. Ome- hoh'day was proclaimed, prac- otnee farmer, adopted a novel means of tically all of the stores closing effecting-a reconciliation between him-! and everybody turned out- for self and wife. They were tree planting and. cleaning up Apart, Clarke at Omemee, the of grounds "and lawns. Clarke had a message j "sent to his wife that lie- had beenj by a horse and was dead and! requesting his wife to come to Ome-i mee at once. A Peterboro xtndertak-! Tlinrn VIf I ier was already to go to Omcmee toj lOAJuu prepare the body for burial when! another message was received stai-j that Clarke was alive and well, j 3VCrs. Clarke is still in Peterboro. ture be deepened to 2-t feet instead! jday. They are to be planted at j tional evidence was given, by Michel; ATCANMORE -GETS SCHOLARSHIP j 1 1 Kingston, -Ont.. April S.! of Queen's university. wa? j the Rhodes scholarship. 2ktr. i CAUSES LOSS LIVES OF of '22 feet as at present. They had pointed out that; the steamers like the dopth of 24 and boats of that depth, would immediately follow, therefore, unless the Canadian har- bors were of the depth required, larg j er "boats would have to go to Bui- j falo or other American points. Mr. agreed that proper inspec- tipn of dredging was necessary and [in assuming charge of the depart- ment had given orders that inspect- jors must make a statutory declara- I lion as to the work done, and as to their personal inspection. He agreed j that the Dominion. is poorly equipped with dredging- plants in view of the great work to be done. In the House Arrnahd Lavergne asked if the government was aware that the Saskatchewan Act for rais- j ing money on the credit of the gen- i wal revenue fund of the province and j tne act of general organization and j cuaiutenauce of secondary education-f j jsU. institutions contained provisions [contrary to the educational i of the act establishing the province, j DOUKHOBORS Sooke by the Dominion government, t ijrost. He said he had been a dream-j were brought from the Atlantic i er BUY LAND Xelson. B. C.. April Peter Yerigin, the Doukhoboir leader has closed a deal for acres on th coast. his connection with I the organization, when the members i began to talk of burning and killing. THE BIG FAIR WILL BE WELL REPRESENTED AT DOMINION EXHIBITION AT CALGARY A dispatch from Fairbanks, .Alaska He stated that JMerkle, Si., says that the two men who made the and David Hauffman, of South Da- I recent strike on Xotan Creelc have kota.were the heads of the order. 'already panned out S3Q.OOO and that t Merkle was the Sun and Hauffman j tx..rt lithev only took- the pans from bed the Moon. At the meetings dreams j Cardston. April was -a ZT1 v tri itIZltrJ> i i i AI i A A- T, xv j nf' the crravel going to a big dv'mp I told by the members and inter- good attendance at the last meeting- Kobson and. a section of trie i.-nj-uu Doukhobor communitv will ito bc Cashed un in the spring. j preted by young IMerkle. The dream-, of the Cardston Board 01 Trade held be placed on thl land at once. j had to purport of on Tuesday evening, at S o'clock, at 3rrs. Evelyn Gordon, a young mar- I the dreams as instructed. John j the Council chamber. woman residin FLOOD NOT SO BAD AS REPORTED MONTANA WILL SUFFER HALF A MIL- LION LOSS at 221 Dufferin I Lebr's name came up at the meetings J Pres, M. Woolf was in the Avenue, AVinnipeg. committed suicide! and agi-eod to .bum him out.; After the usual opening business-the an eorlv hour this morning bv C-rporal Barschal. of the H. N. W. read a commumcation irs-m poison It is said that she P. was also to be killed at the A. Price., divisional supenntend- Itook the poison following a quarrel opportunitr. It had been arranged ent of the C. P. R. as to the necessity with her husband. 'rhat Michael Dell was, to be shot erf a weigbmaster for western ship- i i through tho window and William! meats of grain. Another letter from I -Dais Avas to b.: killed with an axe E. L. Richardson of thV Dominion j RATHER HAVE ITALIANS n-hilt' working in his fields. Ho advising as to the space for the i She dreamers believed in killing any'Cardston district and its utilization Toronto's City Engineer Says Eng-1 om. who nyt wjth them., to the best advantage was read and _______________ acted upon by electing a committee lishmen Grumble too Much I Toronion. Ont., April ling the complaint of alleged discrim- Englishmen city NEW SANK Vancouver, B. C.. April made W. H. Brown, E. N. Bar- T> Dr. 0. D. Week? and Van ports from Prince Kupcrt are that the Tife comes irom Edmonton where hisj j Hon.. 3Lr. Aylesworth said the go- j Canrnore4 Alta.. April j vernmerit was not aware. He was f arrived. Englishmen are 'a grambliri lather is a teacher in the high school.! men were killed and four others ser-j aware ihat the Dominion disallow-j "Buttr. Montana. Apr. of tbat they raise vears and :work. Rust says that newly, ".pidly going ahead, thoujrh people art advised tu ktep awaj" until j townsite lots are pat the market. The Uaiik of Montr.-al is about to fstablieh a branch thero. all right. bHter one- The Poor Farmer or The dead are Gus Capleson and Matt j Lo go stlppiy he would bring! Points, in the flood district, place the work out of Italians. Rjnk Conunerce alrpady having Sub-contractors railway con- struction have started xvith their, work. j Saarl, Finlanders, and Mr. Wilmott. the question -up. The debate ran4amount at though this may i kn Englishman, acting as fire boss.'on until late in die evening, ai-! by when s.; The latter leaves a wife and family of though several members were an- j mor'' detailed report i? received from j four little who only came out i xious to continue the debate on 3Ir. I moiv remote sections. Early to-, here a few months ago. ft is yet J Monk's motion to abolish the pay-' day the Missouri river at Great Fall? j Irish Party Not known what caused the fxplosion. and! men t of a bonus to immigrants. The j was between three and four feet, President of WILL OPPOSE CHURCHILL Favorable to New Board of Trade the are has not been entirely extin-1 speakers included Bicharti Blain. Dr. th? rate of an inch, guished as yet. Sproule. Robt. Stewart. F. B. hour- .Tht' slow rist: rti thp river j The four injured men are in the', veil, and James Conmee. indicate that the flood had, Dublin. April at a to gather and provide for all exhib- its for the Calgary Fair. The contract of the' Board with "Alberta Homestead" for its special immigration number was discussed and as its precisions were violated, .the secretary was instructed to -write- Homestead people- that the con- tract must bi adhered to and all copies in Cardston must through the Board of Trade. The payment of the to membership in the Western As- He. is the Same Man Who Declared sociated >Boarcls of 'Trade %vas ordered. Against Elbow Length it was' df'CJded to send a delegate Sleeves to Medicine Hat when the convention was held. City, April Rev.' The report of the discussion in 'he Father Anton Kuhl? of St. Mary's House relative to ibr BARS. MERRY WIDOW HAT of the United __ il annoyed because rfn> uai.att r. UK iolic Churoli put "Oli-rry Widow" asainst ban Last -soon a? possible thi- beinjr the near-Uh- minister of public works was not! of tht- destruction of the dam assuming ot preniiersship by WITH READY Can get a start j ful country of ours if he will but call and show me thai he is a good farmer and an honest man. All kinds of land ready for Spring Sowing that I will rent or sell on crop payment. W.R. Dobbin UTKBRIDfiE: ALTl of the charter-and subsidy of "the Western Canada Railway' -wa. aor.u _ _ M _ _ t _ Tf'the honorable had'01" Helena, where the school tion.oi the attitude ot Ireland toward church, hi- said to the- yowic _ stayinjr the grant oi the subsidy but two ffiii'ra] stort-s. two saloons and-'10'' Liberal party and he did not n of his parish. "Thos" in the not the charter. This road ha? had several residences were torn up andithjnk tlle Irish Cuuld wn-eked. Losses ..f herds of cattle i Winston Churchill in the aproaching TORI FIGHT AT THE COAST j the instincts of a gentleman he Vancouver, B.C., April {would listen to what 1- am ?aying." are much agitated ov- There wei'e cries' of "ordei" a-nd the action of a number of th'e speaker had time -to inter- ar' [party to nominate- Sir 'Charles Hib- j fere Dr. -Sproiile--withdrew, the'., re-' bert "J'upper as a candidate. Last! adding. "I am sorry that week the t-xccutive issued a 'there are not words with which I; 'statement- saying that matter should express my meanmg." j Icome up in ivtrular way before Pugsley expressed the hope Wonderful I the convention and-before-the party j that "Dr. Sproule would not 'again makes its selection in this way all I make an exhibition oi temper. public or private canvassing is pre- Dr- Sproule retorted that he would also reported by stockmen. i by-election? in Manchester. c.uiiK.'t .see thu altar ii .-uch liath its charter extended for 10 years -past are worn. Anyone comnjr to church and the "Board opposed nny extension with .inch u hat will be to of time. j BACK TO .SASKATCHEWAN METALIZE-HUMAN. .BODY' FoTt wmiam. Out., April lo.-Ma-' jgistrate Falling received a ielegi-am Invention Is Reported .from Minister of Justice asking for Reported frorri Chicago ;av.- it with the sexton." ALLAN'S GET CONTRACT Montreal, April A. Allan have been awarded the con- While not to take spfiCv -in the booklet beintr prepared by the- Pummprfiiil a. committee made up of active mem- H. Baird, 0. D. Weeks snd IST. moved -to' cf-7'-cit S report on nineteen Doukohobors now; tract for lhe steam- for orders thereof. in jail and almost immediately an-jsllip line renciered necessary by the MV. Brownripp wns moved mature and .detrimental'to-the'inter- make any exhibition that he might see fit to make. Speaking on the Chicago, April Inter-Ocean today says: "Wolireani C. Fuchs, other asking him to apply for pardon j new French treaty. They are to re- nc-w member of Board. ests of Conservatives, Replying to this, Sir Charles Tup- question of bonuses paid to immi-1 all X-ray expert of Chicago, who died j per, addr-i-ssed a letter to Mr. G. H. j grants in the House Monday iiightja year ago with X-ray- cancer, a. Barnard, president of the Britis.h Armand L-avorgne. tho independent marytr to science, discovered a mar- Columbia Conservative Association member for Montamaguy, said b he able for the Doukohobors preparatory io [receive per year, and for this i shipping them back'to Saskatchewan, j tbe boatg of lhe Allan are to makej which appears this morning in the i Salvation Army is still a menace to ATE EASTER EGG AND DIED Lunneburg, Alta., April" three'.year old daughter of Henry j warrants. Advertiser, Conservative p3per immigration What seen in ito work cenain changes in living or- Fishenhauer. is dead after eleven PiNCHER CREEK NEWS here. Sir Charles Tupper states that Quebec? T have no hesitation in say- j that transform them into me-, j days of terrible suffering. The child never in. his fifty years of public life has he ever seen anything so insult- inly addressed to electors ing and! dare the minister to contra i tal. For two years before his death j had eaten a. colored Easter egg and A Surprise Match- diet me that nine-tenths of the immigration'.which has been sent ed if a parallel could be found out j out by the Salvation Army is bad, j metaiization. of a rose. Reinhard' D. he conducted a series of experiments which reached their climax in the Hospital Ball was poisoned from the dye. The lit- tle brother also ate one of the eggs but escaped with a slight indisposi- pjncher Creek, April very of Russia. In his opinion the full- i jftst opportunity should given to (those interested. .-ant no other evidence than Fuciis, brothor, took up the work 'that of doctors who receive the im- when, he left off and brought the sec-! HON. J. CHARLETON DYING Lynedoch. April i John Charlton, formerly member of the House -of Commons for Xorth Norfolk, is so ill that his recovery is not expected'. Mr. Charleton is 70 years of age but until recently was in robust health. WARNER The Citizens' Lumber Co. who j have bought out Letfingwell -fy Egan's yard are erecting a fine-new j office here, and will build extensive lumber '7 hey intend to carry a twenty-five thousand dollar stock of lumber. The new church building ig going, ahead rapidly and the building will bo'closed this week. Work on the new schoolhouse has commenced, and it is expected that it will' be com- pleted in sixty days. Court Session Two small debt case? came up this eighteen round trips with the option' mornjng bftfon, Jwdp> jfitchrfl. jof making thirty-six if the business, Tn tho of H.D. Folson VP. Au. gust Hillberg, the plaintiff was awarded and costs. .Mr. C., F. Harris for the plaintiff and Mr. Laurie for the defendant. The oi F. Clay et al vs. "W. 0. Lee was also decided for the plantiff. Mr. Lee conducted his own defense. The cases for assault were found to come under the rule requiring trial at Lethbridge as the of migrants at the port of Quebec; I may say here too that there have ret, practical perfection. Mr. Fuchs is planning to a, j pleasant social-event took place in {the form of a surprise, party at the CHARGE AGAINST D. OF E. j residence of Mr. Thos. Craig-on Tues- Toronto, Ont., April Car- j day night. There was a large crowd r, r. Fuchs is planning i-o rneaiize a _ been some collusions between the Sal i 5ociy which he proposes to 'Rowland, aged 25 years was ar-j0i young people and they vation Army and officers in Quebec.] ut on in a down town rested last night on the complaint i enjoyed the evening with, dancing. Hon. Frank Oliver said: "Tvfy col- j jt DC tilflt of a pauper. the 'Toronto branch of the Daugh-i The party :.hrbke: up morn- leagues received the following tele-1 Ry socrd, process of of England for which- she and all pronounced Mr. and Mrs. ..'I i secretary, charged with misappropri- Craig ideal entertainers; ating the fund to the, The annual ball given hy the ladies gram from Lieut.-Col. Howell, the Salvation Army officer in charge of i changed into a statue immigration at Toronto: 'Col. SAm i which to all appearances will'be of solid Rold. The cost of'this strange M. .r., Ottawa, It seems conversion of a human. corpse into Hughes, jshameful- that, men prompted by j according to the inventor's creed and. race-prejudices'should dc-] timate will be clare on. the floor ot' the house that Britishers, carefully selected and em- igrating to Canada under our aus- POLICE CHIEF FIRED pices, should be branded as undesir-j Nelson, P.. C., April Peter Car- ables. The statement is absolutely iroli, who was appointed chief of po- raise. The farmers throughout Can- j iicc last September when the police ada will resent this reflection. I hope something done to re- pudiate." A motion to adjourn was finally negatived without a division and Al- phonse Verville the labor.member for Jfontreal, resumed the debate on Mr. Monk's resolution. lie said that force resigned over their treatment, by the then police, commissioners, today dismissed from the force for conduct of highly reprehensible nature, the board refusing to accept Carroll's resignation. C. W. Young has been appointed acting chief of police. this judicial district. CABINET Ottawa, Ont... IS BUSY April Parliament is taking its customary Easter recess the ministers are not. sparing in the holidays. They are remaining in Ottawa and daily, coun- She was remanded in police court Hospital Auxiliary, takes place on i cil 'meetings, are being held to.-ovrr- this morning and released on bail. Monday night next. Prom ail ac-ruike the arrears of work to i counts there, will be a large crowd j.the final drafts of some- imporUmt present. [government measures to be submitted H. J. Perrier, the Fincher Creek jwhen Parliament reassembles. Among PROHIBITS BETTING Washington, April Senate today passed the House, bill prohib- iting race track betting in the District of photographer left for Macleod today i the questions of a large national im- where he will arrange .to open arPprtancc under consideration are lhe branch, gallery and will "visit Macleod j, civil service reforms, the .''Hudson's every week, railway .projects, Mr. Olnv.-'s Messrs. ar.d Bailey repre- 'western lands bill, left over from last. I have used MINARD'S LINIMENT in my stables for over a year, and con- sider it "the VERY. BEST for horse flesh I can get, and would strongly re- commend it to all horsemen. scnted Pincher Creek's interests at Macleod yesterday in the formation of the Southern Alberta. Amateur Baseball League. The first baseball game of the sea- GEO. HOUGH, ison takes place Friday afternoon Livery Stables, Quebec, 9ii to 103 Ann when the strong nine of Pincher City St. 'meet the Pincher Creek a bill providing for the tension of the provincial boundaries and the-All Red line proposals. These matters are being discussed in all their various aspects and in a most thorough government policy is finally upon. ;