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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 25, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta �^0'p-�^.::r-^- .... , I THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD V Fi'Ulay, April 25,1013 AT FtEOING SOLDICfVS DOING 5TRlKt OUTY^ BUFFALO STRIKE RIOTS Scenes in connection with the strike of the Internationa! Street Railway jWena' strike, when the military had practical charge of the city. Reserve Case FRIDA AND SA TURDAY The Closing Days of our Big Stock-Reducing Sale-We mean to make a grand finish by offering the most attractive bargains of the season. can only say this, that if you are interested in Spring Dry Goods of an}' kind, you should certainly take advantage of this Cut Price Sale, it may be a long time before you haave another opportunity of selecting your requirements from so complete and valuable merchandise at prices so low. - .  v - Continued trom front pag�> O So me Disc ussion on Progres- me Policy Submitted from F Presbytery of Calgary trol of the traffic north of the Athabasca Hiver. but he hoped to see the liquor traffic swept not only from Alberta, but aleo from Canada. While i the Rovernment might be anxious to get the church to endorse the pro-pcsal> still the church should be cautious in adopiing or even rejecting the plan. He felt that if the majority Kdmonion, April 24.-Ttie con-} fitructive temperance policy for Al-bft*.tv*"^ch ,was &eut..up to the synod i ',\ of the people were favorable to prohibition, it was better for them to Calgarjr, met �with much discussion by tho menibors of tlie Presbyterian Synod of Al-1 bona at (heir iifternoon session yesterday, and was at )ast reierred to a 1 , . ^, , , , , , eroclal ooninmteo to di.s.uss the matJ"'^^- "-"''^ ^P"''*-' ^'-^"^^^y-ter In all Itr complex details and report at the next synod. This coni- "ft^v. U. G. Stewart, in inttodiifcing of" 'vf' proposal from Calgary, said ho * ; considered it a sound, sane. seuKible l)i:in, wcT^hy of careful con = iderat3on. Business and Reports The roriort of the Syno(iical corn- There was no question about the value, it \vas ubnoriual in value. Moreover, it was the property of the Indians and what-cver coultl be secured for it. must be paid over to the Indians. Tlie Briti.sh Columbia government had apparently bought it, paying $11,350 pet tamily ami * the Indians aKrceinp to vacate the land. The transaction, said Mr. Oliver, had been in progress for some time, negotiations being opened in March, while early ic April a meeting was lield between a magistrate of the provincial government and the Indians with a view to considering the surrender of the property. Mr. Oliver read extracts from coast news- 4 papers, declaring the land was worth. $7,000,000 and tiie Puget Sound Railway had made a large offer. He alfio read a report stating that Attorney-General Bowser had told the Indians that they would get nothing for their lands it thev waited, as thev had de-rided to wait until the Indian Commissioner came. Mr. Bowser was alleged to have lold the Indians that they could take the $11,250, or leave it. intimating fliat if they left it fhey would get nothing. Mr. Oliver inquired if .Mr. Howser was acting for the Indian department or was he a9ting o^ his own initiative^with t^e ^ authority-;ol'the government .ol B. Il was quite evident that the B. C. government was not alone in the niart:et for the lands. Mr. Oliver said that the responsibility lay with the Dominion government and to tlicm they mu.st look for protection oi the Indian.^. Ii there was to be Come Friday s Money Saturday Wort Bought LADIES' $2.50 KlMOfM'AS FOR $1.60 Ladles' Long Crepe and Chintz KImonas, in all the leading shades. Sale price ...................... 4 U&AV^D f Aim $1.50 LADIES- SHORT KIM0NA8, 90c. Regular $1.50 Short Muslin and Crepe Kimonas. nicely trimmed and In dainty suitable patterns; Sale price.................... 90c GIRLS' WASH DRESSES Reflular Value $2.50-For $1.50 Fifty GlrlB' Dresses, in stripes and checks, light or dark colors; neatly trimmed and made up in the latest style, for ages G to 14 years; Sale Prifie......... $1.50 MEN, LOOK AT THIS Gent's $1.50 Percale Shirts ............. $1.00 Gent's $1.00 Work Shirts ............... 75c. Men's $1.35 Overalls.................. $1.10 Men's $1.25 Overalls .................. 95c. Gent's $2.50 and $3.00 Hats ............$1.50 Gent's Balbrlggan Undershirts and Drawers..........................42'/2C. Gent's 36c Silk Lisle Hose ............ 25c. LADIES' FINE RIBBED UNION SUITS, 45c. Watson's Fine Cotton Ribbed Union Suits; short sleeves or without sleeves. Reg- AC^^ ular values 65c-Sale Price ......... "lOG CHILDREN'S UNION SUITS 40c, 50c, and 60c. According to size, fron? 4 to 12 years LADIES' HOUSE DRESSES Regular $1.75 Dresses; Regular $2,50 Dresses; Regular $3.50 Dresses; Sale price ......$1.25 Sale price ...... $1.90 Sale price ......$2.85 ANOTHER LOT OF SILK WAISTS at $2.96 $5.00, $(i.00, and' $7.00 Silk Waists, in a variety of plain colors, assorted siiiea OC up to 40. Sale Price........... 9�svW 30c. HOSE FOR 20c. F Just ten dozen to sell at this price, Ln black only. Fine quality Lisle Cotton, with double toes and high spliced heels. Fast color; Sale Price.................. 20c Silk Hair Nets, 8 for ...........26c. Long Lisle Gloves.....................46c $3.50 Corsets for.....................$2.25 $2.50 Corsets, for.....................$1.75 50c Curtain Nets, for..............36o. 35c Curtain Nets for.................... 20o. 25c Curtain Nets, for ................. 17J4o. 15c Embroideries, for -..^........10c, St, :i 30iJUadieft' Tailored Spring Suits, $15.00. We should clear out this whole lot of Ladies' Suits at this price within three days. The styles are correct In every way and the tailoring is the very best. Coats are all silk lined; skirts are. fashionable cut, but not too narrow. Regular values run from ttiC t\t\ $19.00 to $23.60. Clearing price, per suit..............^ I WallU mittoe consists of seven, and in or-' niittee on social service and evan-h^ change in the principle guilding the' der to perfectly represent the el-.Tgy 1 P^'^i^"! wa^ rend and after consld-i\nO laity of the Preebyterians of Al-| arable discussion, was finally referred berta. the moderator was given time j hack to the committee for further re- 10 nominate the committee. The opinion of the membsva of the nod appeared to be divided on the port on some of the df lalls. Rev. W. G. Brown, in presenting the report of the committee on aug-merlts of the proposed temperance j mentation, spoke of the spiendid poli/cy. Some aptroveo it on tho \ ^vcrrk being done by the panors and condition that it was the best possi-! r^i'-'nil^erR of the augmented congrega-bility at present, while othtrs main- ^^on?. on^ of which, with eighteen talned that it was not right to tolente members was credited wUh raising the lifiucr traffic even under the con-! ^800 for salary and $75 for the bud- trol and management of the sf'vern-nient. Ot^Iiers suggested that The best way was to allow the government to experiment with government operation of the liiiuor traffic north of the Athabasca River, but still hesitated In endorfing the provincial government in this .rumored action. Looks for provincial Prohibition Rev, Mr. Forinne was strong in his belief that If the local option carried Sn the vote which it is hoped ."oon to take in two of the districts, that it would not then be long before prohibition would carry for the whole province. He \irged for co-operation with the U. F. A- to secure a controlling \ole favoruble to proi'^'M^f'^n His greatest objection to the proposed constructive policy was the im-posaibiUty of getting the right men willing to manage the iraflic. and the wrong men could not bo trusted on accouut of graft. Dr. McQueen's Views Dr. ilcQueeu said he understood that the government would take con- The Right Kind! of painr or varnish looks be�t all the tin*e. and savrs most money in protecting and preterving. Map!e Leaf Paints .an4 VarnighcB are the rtKhr. kind a^id give every cents* v.or(h o( value'p'aid frt'- them in'coVJ-'riTi;.; jj{/vv..r, WK^rin^^ tp:. '�(i.-8, protfctioii and preeerving oiiyour proijcrty . Maple I^eaf Pstnt* find VamfshAs Idtike good because 'ihey arn madv VOtid. Mk your rifiiW ior %iiem. 6 get. It was decided to merge Uie Syn- cdlcal committees in augmentation and 'homo missions, in accordance with the decision of the general assembly. Budget Matters The report of the Synod's committee on systematic giving, discus-rd the budget for 1012-liH:;. It was arranged that all contributions by congregations he credited in the Blue Book against the budget. The Synod's siiare of llie IjudRet was accepted as $75,'J00, aa ailoted by the assembly. Rev. W. Shearer. W, T. Hamilton, W. JlcXlchol and Dr. Monkman were appointed a committee to formulate a plan of action for next year to be transmitted tnrough presbyteries lo the congregations. The budget allocations were made to the presbyteries as follows;: Vermillion. $2500; Edmonton. $27.0^0; Lacombe. $3000; Red Deer, I2'r,0; High River, $.'{750; Maclf^od, $5000; and Calgary. $30,000. T^--' -^"^.ooa An itinerary was arranged for the presentation of the budget schemes. Encouraging results were reported, and an inorease in systematic giving. Mission fielils are even mntributlng to the bndiret. and the duplex envei-ro*� sYRifm ie bpcoTninf tiniversal. Sly of the congregations in the F- r.e at \ iclori.i. lie says that there were deplorable results. .Mr. Horden said that it ser^med rat.'i^r odd to hear the c.\'-m n ster tali-Jii^ about the sacred rif^his of the Indians when he never made any el\ort to protect these sacred rij;hts of the red men as in the case of St. Peters' res^ fve. Mr. Borden asked who baa iiiformed the member for Kdmonton that the B. C. government 1 wa.s not ready t,/ follow the same Castor, AUa.. April 24.~.The final : policy as m Vn). As far as he knew returns of the Coronation ridinj;, in ; the attitude of the H. V. j.':overnment doubt until yesterday, are in, and hud not altered. Mr. Oliver had re-give F. H. Whiteside, Ui^eral, a ma-' ferrcd to this matter as if it was a Premier Borden, in reply, said that an arrangement had just been they had heard a rather extraordin- pleted for an inquiry Into the qucs- his mat-under the scope of that commission and they  , " ------ " -�v.�^* x,-..v.�v^i.M..i picueu lor an inquiry mio i ary deliverance consisting of a ser-j tion of the B. reserve. T les of criticism agamsfc the B. C. j tcr would properiv come un government wluch were based on smn.. nf i.h^f nr.,:.r^i.cir.^ . ANOTHER LIBERAL SEAT would investigate it. He could assure the opposition that the government was clearly alive to its duty to protect the Indians and they woilld give the question consideration. Opposition Leader Sir Wilfrid Lunrier said th&t the premier's answer did not cover the case. lie did not believe that a commission Could propci"ly deal with the matter. It uas was desitalUc to remove it. The Indians were only an impediment to development, hut their rights must he protected. H seemed lo him that the Indians had received an alto ether in de ,uat3 amount for the r s rve. er thn;; might be all rij^ht, but the qu'^stion ought to be investigated before the surrender was iinallv cuiiBUiiunuted. * * * jority of GO. - * ^ real eslute snurulation. He reali/>ed Bob Kogers At the bcginiuny; of his speech Hon. Bobert Holers r<�jid ah opinion prepared by tiie deputy minister of justice to the effect that the question He wa.^ interrupted by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who stated that the point at issue was not one of law, but as to whether oc not the payment to be made the Indians was inadequate. Continuing, Mr. Rogers said that the department of Indian affairs had not yet investigated the matter and he was not prepared to reply on newspapers as to what was or what was not being done. He did not believe that Hon. Mr. Bowser, the attorney-general, had made the statements attributed to him in the press. H was, he went on, probably by reason o*f the arrang;oment with the late Dominion government that Mr. Bowser had dealt with the matter so far as he had. Mr. Rogers then read telegrams exchanged in 1910 between Sir Wilfrid Laurier ana Sir Richard McBride, showing that Sir Wilfrid had stated that any arrangement satisfactory to the In-! dians would be satisfactory to the Dominion The late government, Mr. Rogers said, apparently had conh-rlence in Sir Richard McBride at that time, and so had the present government today. At the same time, the Indian department h;ul not yt t giv; n the proposed surrender by the In-diaiis consideration, and at ail events, it was properly a matter for the Indian commission to pasK upoii, Ouelpii .Man Mr. Guthrie, of South Wcilingtun, conimendcd the course followed by Mr. Oliver in bringing the matter before the house. So much of a questionable nature on the part of the government liad already bcm brought to light this session, he said that it was wise that notice should be given to transactions such as that referred to by Mr. Oliver. .Mr. Guthrie agreed with Sir Wilfrid Laurier that the scope of the Indian commission is simply to invcs- province and he went on to say that, i according to newspaper reports Hon. Mr. Bowser had oDcrcd $11,000 per Indian family for land in V^ancouver. The attorm;y-general, Mr. Guthrie claimed, bad gone far beyond his power when iie told the Ii\dians to take thus sum or elect to take nothing except some land in part of B. C. the inn* L" Kitsilano reserve were the same today as they were on the first of April or beftne. And the government, ha Said, would see to it that theso Indians were protected. Acting Minister Hon T. W. Trothers took the ground that .Mr Guthrie v/as not so much concerned with the welfare of the Indians as lie was with maiciiig a point against the government. As for Sir Wilfrid Laurier's contentir-n that the Indians had surrendered their interest in tiie reserve, .Mr. brothers said that whatever interest the Indians had in April they still had as the Dominion government had not given its consent to any surrender. Continuing, he drew attention to the dilTerencc which he claimed there was between tiie stand of Sir Wilfrid in 1910 and that ge/itlcman'-s st.ind at the present lime. In UMO, he said, any agreement satisfactory lo the Indians, suited the |)i;esej.t oiM'o-sit ion leader. Mr. Guthrie: "Th.it w.is perfn-lly ri:-,ht. For years the hiti* ^ovcrnin'iit knew what the Indians wanted, hut Turn O' the Year Thi.s is the rime when bit by bit Tho days besin to lengthen sweet. And every minute gained Is joy-. And love stirs in the heart of a boy. This is the time the sun, of late Content to lie abed till eight, ljUts up betiuiCB his aloe-py head- And love stirs In the heait of a maid. This is the time wo dock the night Of a whole hour of candle light; When SOUK of linnet and thrush Ifl lieard- And lovo stUv; In tho heart of a bird. This Is the time ^hen sword blades green, With gold and purple damasccue. Pierco the bro'wn crocus bed a-row- And lovo stirs In a heart I know. -Katherine Tynan. Kov. A. H. Drumm of BcileviDo has �c