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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME 3 LETH BRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 1908. NUMBER THEY WOULD HOLD UP THE CITY ONTARIO ELECTIONS A Report that They Will Be Held on June 15 -....._.. t' Ottawa, Ont., April letter re- ceived here by u member of the Com- nionu from ,4 prominent Conservative j campaign speaker m "Ontario, deiin- itely stated that the Ontario Provin- cial flections would be held on Juno 15. Insurance Companies Not Appeal Taxation Case BASIS OF AGREEMENT Reached Between Winnipeg Street J Railway and Committee Rep- j the Men POSTOFFIGES ARE TO BE ADDED FIRST STEAMER 'April The ilrst of the just from the east -at noon and is loading grain" at the elevators. L. CALLED :TO PORT ARTHUR Winnipeg, Man., April J, j W. 91, lIciTi- odist church here has accepted a call to the pastorate of the 'Trinity Methodist church, Port Arthur. FRANK MINE IS SOON TO BE OPENED The insurance companies evi- ctently feeling distressed over the ac- tion 'ol this city in taking advantage fl the provision of the charter giv- Winnipeg, April basis of agreement which, was reached at a conference last night between, the Street Railway Co. officials and the representatives of the conductors iir-.v follows: A compromise has been suggested un- der which 1he company will recognize Medicine Hat DbtrictvWell Looked After by partaert LOOKS GOOD- FOR THE WEST ing it power to tax agents of comJ the >-niority ruin demanded paniea which pay a provincial tax. The case was fought out in the well- The of township 14, range 22, have made application for a. postoffice on. K, E. 1-4 be calle'd-Optic., this Is nine miles north west of Bowville and twelve IiaVe' fallen. aU> Cana'dian XortKwelt in- the days which nvall be very" to f ilie crop already sefeded: expected- that "wheat seeding-irwill the Tfie, outlook 'for'.a'biiinper crop., is most "promising. paniea which pay a provincial tax. men 8Jld wil1 sea'ts ided the j miles east of Carinangay., It is claim- IN T, in that ior motormen. They refuse to ed by it_ The application has been x grant a 0 hour day. These terms will j recommended. .Happier case, when the city won ita suit. The underwriters havejbc submitted to the union At a dfeeided not to incur the expense Sunday Anight for acceptance trouble of carrying this to a higher rejection, court, and "will pay the and- get} the provincial law amended so "that j the three cities now enjoying the pri-1 vilege will not have the power to: tax the -companies' paying the pro-J -vineia] corporation tax. The companies talk of taking ven-j Forty Men Start at Repair Work--Brighter Outlook in the Pass FUNERAL OF LATE PREMIER Obsequies of Sir Henry Campbell- Eknnsrman Took Piace I Today London April funeral. sei> vice_ of the Church of England ivas. .solemnized at noon' today in "West- mmstM: Abbey over the body of Sir Hrary Campbell-Bannerman. After the services a short procession moved from the Abbey to Huston Station where a special train took the coffin to Scotland. Today was the first time that a funeral of a premier or an ex- premier has occurred from the histor- ic .residence of British Prime Minis- ters in Downing St. Among those who attended the services were the Prince of Wales, who represented King Kdward, Baron Stumm, wha was pres- NELSON TO BE WITHOUp ._ Somebody Set to ifcet Street Railway Barbs P ait on behalf of Emperor TVilhdm, B. C., April 27 3.30 Premier Clemeneeau, representing the street rallwav car barn street railway car barn, to be 'on, fire and consumed 'together 1 J. 4 A tumber' Co.? pointed at NJE. FIRE AT BOWEU. n Outfit Burned Chas. V. Wellman j 1-4 in the-federal constituency -----..i.- f j- A IT, i_ a meeting, of Medicine Hal. Hike .Brown lias .IrY J i j j j- i A Association, recommended -lor poatmaater at which the' April of ihs C. A. C. Co. French government "and' Whitelaw coal mine and who organized the Rfid the ,American At company at the opening, arrived in the conclusion of tht-- ceremonies, theirs.' Later "on 'in the- day P-ranfc yesterday, in company coffin was, taken tj-EvJfton- station, [discovered that, one 'of Governor Spriggs of Montana.' It 'proceeding- at a walking -through the- city station js_ reported .that the% company t bo 'densely crowded The f been trifled with 'and' all the will be reorganized at once by Mr. people for hours in Taken.in Gebo. Inspector C. Chess downpour of rain to witness the1 pass-1 the partial" of -Mr. r.ebo ing of the cortege through i citv Juower sub-station- on- engmeer. and MORE POLICE IN THE PASS n T .j t Medicine Hat. April -Sat- geanee on Lethbndge by knocking, the! j C t urday. the llth at noon, citrs debentures on the market and by destroyed the stable and grananes turning down applications for loans ,madc by private talk us this reminds one, of the big bully at remarked one citi- zen. "If it ib to thtir and the new postoffice of Namaka on the i main line of the C. P. R. N.W. 1-4 16: in the federal constituency of Medicine Hat. Associations wha fire! bably fifiht the mine and found It-in good, after haying been.' closed for months that mining- -will' not i commerice for six weeks ow- ing-' having to bev made- on the -tipple and many other things to jnf> of Constable Wllruot of ime forty-Jiicn, will coni- AV.5I.r., two weeks ago (no clue jcity power sub-station; on- to the Herald-) it general some evil 'disposed or pewons1; -J" ihave caused the NVJ i IThere was. oath before the city v council tohighVl-j" Frank, April Since the shoot- lasting till after midnight- of afl1" of ficials and of outside parties; ilue liav- .resulted in -that of Hobert Louden, on his farm near td postmaster at Aetna. Bowell. Four horses belonging Mr. Louden were burnad, also one .Harness, tad- H" E' nas. been etc., stacks of unthreshed wheat Spring Coulee., f every tning was destroy-i X. W. Tanner has be.en re-appoint-' js sent moment'the logs brL hi formerly of Lethbridge amount at this t The Canadian, Co. of been doubled. Two v private detcc- line out of for 'the postmaster at tjmc OJ- year; scnS as the pre- preparing- 6p- lives nave been on, the ground since Tip to midnight the city> is would "seem to at LiJle, several cars having the murder, but so far not the slight-1 electric light, and it probably three or four days before j's restored.- usual demand for sent from Frank and now that discovery been made, i, the '.price, .will 'the "33elTevue 3line belonging- to the _ fiill -finirt J T ance. buy Lethbridge Securities tliey V4Jiit _____ do it whvthvr the and everything was destroy-j there-W the enough to take-it, oportuniu- to A WM the! .-John F. Hamilton, of lumber This season their agents dollars each or i t i e' Louden his loss. postmastership in order undoubtedly 'be-increased in the early same> company is working full- time ff tho r.f n e 1 to i '-at he earned ho hisuf- "to perform liis residence on. 'condftions since tha arrival of 3Fr. H. Gebo ox fL OllUT IfrtwiTS I r s will save them a few licenses, i they will try it but they are not go-f ingjto business on that 7 the fact of tllc' these? institutions do not pay' .--anything liko their share of taxation i and what' they doe? not 'go! -where it belongs. ixuinicipality ''...'_-._ should have the power to "tax the out- j sidt- companies doing- business _ according to the amount of business j Biff InCrCHSe "high Aixtges. liigh: -price of supplies, the of the C. A. C. tlie lumber at present C- Co- of Frank it is stated he has The postoffic.5 in 'the Medicine in _stochr" contract for_cool_ of six huudred g district, m'iil wen'more than aay things "are looking -Handed out by'thel postoffice "-depart- ever the Pass., are as and, to" sail if less thaii, v INFNRnilMFNT a man. description ..includes .name, the jfnean ifisol- EMPLOYEES ACCEPT TERMS (Each location and. postmaster. All loca- veiicy- to of them.. There has j lions are west of, 4th Meridian.) lbwh S0lil2 price cutMnff tlle mills- Of Settltmerit, Wirmtpeg" Aetna, Sec 23 TV.2. R %25. X. W. Mr. 31 cXicol believes tliis now t6 Street Railway'Company At the .City ll CAPT. DEANE MARRIED Cslprsry. April Calgary the Rev. Father Jan, Capt. R. Burton Deane. superintendent in the Royal .North-West Mounted Police, was mar- ried 'on the 22nd April. 1908, to iliss Mary -Benneby, .eldest daughter of the late Captain Barn.- Valentine Denneby, of H. M. 12th Lancers. The 'wedding took place very quiet- ly, none but immediate relatives and This ot Moisture Tanner oe a thini? of the past, and looks Albion Ridge. Sec 35 Tp 11 R' 22. to ii sreadily sUffcnini; mur- i Michael Lynn. ,in the futurp. Bassano, Sec 17 Tp 21 H IS, Rob- j ert H. Struthers _ I 13 Tp 2 R 27, Murk E. I intimate- friends of th? present. bride being The crop prospects around Leth- bridge are splendid. The spring has 'been ideal and the farmers have had every opportunity for .putting The acreage be -about- twen- Beazer. Boundary'Creek, Sec 20 Tp 1 R 26. William Fidler. BIG LAND SALE April will nnt be a strike of the railway eiri- i ployees season. A proposal was j t rtjceivecl bv tl10 i Vu" a fand at a upecial meeting was discus- and voted upon. The meeting The F. E. Mason Land of this Bowell, Sec 6 Tp 14 R 1, (Mrs.) F. eit-v ?n Saturday deal by whicK they have purchased from Ot- Sec 35 Tp 10 R 11. J. Ortt- Parties a tract of-26.240 C. Woolven. lasted from midnight until four o clock this morning and after the cliscubbion, the proposal of the -company was accepted by almost "a unanimous vote. the Month Caretaker for New School (From Tuesday's Daily.) The school did "not" have a great deal of "business to transact at the regular meeting last night. Mrs. G. K, Mclntyre appointed care- taker of the Courtland St. School, from among five applicants. The principal's report of attendance m their this will W TTonlrhis acres situated in townships 7 and AT u i A T tllc month showed that in April u. i Members of the union stated that Sec J9 Tp 13 R 2L (Mrs.) ranSes and-13. just sautn 01 Gras- thpy to _givfi the -ierms tln-re were o92 pupils enrolled as TV percent larger than last year. In RUNCI MAN ELECTED London. April man, thr first of Mr. Asquith s new ministers to submit to an electoral contest, was elected for Dewsbury by a majority of as compared with a majority: of received by him in against same opponent, W. R. Boyd, a carpenter unionist. Mr. Runcimanjs president of the board of education. the homestead district to the noi'th 01" the city the acreage is largely in- creased as it is also in the new -dis- Gunhilde Peterson. Brooks Station, S 32 Tp 18 R 14. W. J. Bell. Burdett. Sec 23 Tp 10 E 12', -Howard i O'Connor. tricte ol Warner the acreage is j Caldwcll) SeC 35 T 2 R 28j George than Colin _ Kunci- hundred per larger tnan s ncw last year and Xeu- Dayton where; Carbon. SecM5 Tp 29 R 23. there will- be several thousand acres McPhers011 of crop on spring breaking. In the Coaldale> gpc 14 Tp 9 K OQ, H A. older parts the rincrcasc is, not over f g ten. per cent, although a lot of land BIG DEATH LIST 'New Orleans, April totals of the death and ruin caused in the Southern States by Friday's tornado have come to hand in .'approximately cor- rect form. Briefly stated they are: Killed, about 350; in- jured painfully or seriously, homeless, .several thou- sand. Towns reporting serious wreckage. 46. Habitations and business houses practically complete ruins in these towns, about will .be broken this .fall for -wheat. The seed in excellent shape and the rain of the past few days came at a .most opportune time. The spring- wheat .seeding .is practically complete and oat seeding: .has com- menced. The; winter 'wheat came through in' excellent shape, not an acre being reported as being winter killed. Tile moisture 'has been suf- ficient for the spring- plowing but the fall plowing- can stand a .little more rair.. The ranges-.were-getting- rather dry before the rain came but'-the grass is shooting up in fini- shape-now even on the areas thai been burnt over. The fodder, .crops such as alfalfa arc coming ajqng fine." With average...conditions for the re- mainder of the season, the Lethbridge district will a crop that will surpass the'record... yield of last year. Homesteaders have already in these two townships- and are rap- j idly developing their The land is, first class, nicely situated and well watered. It' -is a good sign to see the land" companies doing business in this district, buying, large areas of land outright. Their" 'faith in Ihe country has a convincing effect on the Coleridge, Sec 2 Tp 12 K 5, (Mrs.} Prospective buyer. It is the intention of the company to place-this land on the: market for T i T j v ti i CJ. y Lake.- The arai is composed prui- .tl jj T j of settlement as they had agreed with ipally of odd numbered sections. _ v tJif comnanv iiot. to rlo tire company not to .do "so. THE CIGAR STORE INDIAN Regarded in Oklahoma as insult to Noble Redman winter j M. A. S. KcEwen. i Courts, Sec 4 Tp 1 R 15, Henry Tennant. Crowfoot, Sec 25 Tp 21 E 20, W. J. Varr RAISULI ASSASSINATED? Diamond City. Sec 6 Tp 10 E 21, E. E. Reynolds. i Jfc Dorothy, Sec 4 Tp 27 R 17, J. P.] McBeath. Eagle Butte, Sec 2 Tp 8 R 4, Ford R. Kettle well. I Elkwater, Sec 21 Tp 8 R 2, George H. Smibert. Fieldholme, Sec 32 Tp 23- R assassinated. George 3. Field. j rumors '-currer.t Gleichen, Sec 13 Tp 22 R 23, A: D. j htire arc to thp Affect that Rai- Chicago, April despatch to (The Eecord-Herald from Guthrie, JQkla., says: Senator Landrum, a Cho Indian, introduced a bill yes- a short time for sale in blocks "of terday Prohibitinff use of Indian five thousand acres or more for col- %ures as or tobacco The bill is certain to pass both branches of the Legislature, and-become a law as all political parties consider the I large Indian vote to hold the bal- jance of power. The bill provides a ohization. purposes. against 446 for April of last year, the attendance being 494 and respectively, an average of 83 per cent. in. each case. During the month" 59 new pupils have been enrolled and fourteen have ceased to be pupils at the schools. SOU IR M IN W if N ESS- BOX Medicine 'Hat. Ap-ril luninary hearing iij-'the "WAS-.. John-Merkel Ja'cobuReid denied- the existence, ,J Dreamers or of ever 'L callcl such. He was the" local leader.: ''v of tlie congregation of- God and -be- came identified, Jhe. having the word GoS explained him >by Jacob- Markel St. ,'m iivg years ago._ The witness haa'dest probltm. the lawyers yet to solve, EKs and" eras- ions being of_ a: character. made the taking of evidence. a difficult and well nigh impossible m denied point, blank "that Jacob Merkel, was ever known as God Jacob but; when corifi-onted with letters had already-' had- anct" in which the leader had -so styled" himself, he edged around the tion "claiming that the title js d of Jacob, or God of The threats in letters were deliveredf in the same manner tcsi5Coses eneji-Pharoah. Several other' witaes- ses denied the-existence of the Dream- ers sect but when cornered admittedT that they had been members. J angler, April are in circulation here that Raisuli, tfce bandit has been THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAP OFFICE. TORONTO ESTABLISHED 1867 ;8. B. WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of Branches Paid-up Capital, Rest) Total Assets, Branches throughout Canada, and iir the United States and England BANKING BY MAIL js isay.'be transacted by mail with any branch of the Bank. Accounts may be opened and deposits made or withdrawn by mail. attention is paid to ottt-of-tomi accounts, Yates. Graburn, Sec-1.4 Tp 9 R 1, Charles Briggs i (declined, appointment.) Grassy Lake, Sec 21 Tp 10 R 13, Har- ry A. Driggs, i Gros. Ventre, Sec 4 Tp .10 R4. Wil-! Ham Putman. Iron Springs, Sec 16 Tp 11 R 20, W. J. Hunt. Irvine, Sec 31 Tp 11 R 2, J. H. Vockeroth. .Tosephbur-g, Sec 24 Tp 9 R 3, James Robinson. Keho.'Sec 7 Tp 11 R 22.. William George. Kimball, Sec 31 Tp 1 R 24. Mark- Spencer. Leavitt, Sec 31 Tp 2 R 26, William Leavitt. Lethbridge, Sec 31. Tp 3 R 21, John D. 'Kiginbotham. Little Plume, Sec' 20 Tp 9 R 5, Ed- ward-Clark. Magrath, Sec 26 Tp 5 R 22, Arnmon Mercer. Mile, Sec 16 Tp 10 R 21, H. Mun- roc suli was ambushed by a band of Leyms while Journeying' towards Tazrant. jfine of S50 and six months' jmprison- for any person who uses an In- i dian figure, no matter for what pur- pose, or who has such figure in his possession. Thirty People Killed By a Big' Landslide FRIGHTFUL DISASTER AT LA SALLETTfi, NEAR BUCKINGHAM IN. PROVINCE OF AND SNOW FROM MOUNTAIN, BURIED MANY PEOPLE Buckingham, Quo., April ter- is now known that houses wercr overwhelmed and all their occupants SON O-- TABER MINISTER E. A. Munro, a Rhodes Scholar Represent Nova Scotia ribln. disaster occurred early yester- day morning at >otrc De La Sal-j killed. The face of the hi1! for a lotto, a little hamlet about IS miles I heJjrht of sixty iwt Ml over a length, north-east from Buckingham, -of hall" a mile along the LIc- which over thirty people lost their i verc river, precipitating the mass inP lives. -The hamlet Lievre River at the is situated on foot of a hill to and about five o'clock in the morn- to the river, and for about 500 yards on the other side of it, smothering everything in its way under yards of I Norton. K. A. Miniro, B.A., son of Rev. J. C. -Munro. of Tabcr, has been, chosen by the Senate of Dalhbusie Unlver- Sec 19 R 22, Wil- sity (XoVit Scolia) IQ rcprcscnt the I university and province at Oxford as Rawdonvlle, Sec 22 Tp 30 R 24, _ il Hhodex-scholar. Itev. Munro was David Invrn, (apptd. 27th March '03.) 01- x.s- Raymond. 'Sot: 8 Tp 20. C- P Fox. Rosebud 'Cnwk, Sec 18 Tp 27 :R 21 F. C. Viiror. ing when most of the were j earth. f.unilies having beem in their-beds, a'tremendous landslide !completely wiped out. The occurred. An enormous quantity of earth and 'snow rushed down the dead are as far can oe learned: -Mrs. Canaille T-apoiiH, five children. mountain side and engulfed several and their grandmother. houses with all their occupants. Ow- j Mrs. Desiarclines, hotel keep- ing to the remote locatixin of the hamlet and the fact that it has nei-' ther telegraph or telephone.'commun- ication details of the castathrope arc BIG INCREASE IN ACREAGE very hard to obtain. Requests have j dren. been sent to Buckingham for twenty- er, with her two sons and two un- known guests. Cleaophas Deslausies and his wife. Mrs. Joseph Murray and five chil- Seven Persons.'Sec 4 Tp Tl. R 7, "H. H..; Foster. j Coulee. Sec 29 Tp 4 R 23.' W. H. Brown. Steerford, Sec fl Tp 23 R 2, F. Ken- nedy (closed by P. M. in November last. Stern, Sec 22 Tp 30 R 25. Jacob Friesen. Sec 20 Tp 6 R 19, Tlieo. Brandlev. names of the other victims aro- not yor known while (.heir exact 7 five coflins and these have already Cheering Crop R2ports from Western 1-een sent. The news of the terrible ber will probably UOt be Provinces disaster were brought to Buckingham! til they are dug out of mass'of Mr. Brobrasscau hotel keeper. Pou j debris which covers them. So far Winnipeg, April reports I'oro, a nearby village. He states seventeen bodies been recovered received by the' Free Press from 160 'bat, a-considerable portion of the and points in Manitoba, Saskatchewan mountain, which is on the opposite j in and Alberta are most optimistic in side of tlie Licvcre tone. The seed the excavation if morning. will be resumed river, to Xotrc is in excellent Dame DC La Sallette. suddenly Xotrc Panic Do La 5aMle is a Inge of about forty wooden fume- conditions, recent rains have been came detached and was hurled buildings. There is a frame most beneficial and seventy-five per. tin- steep side, crossing the river and 'and the usual presbytery. Vi 1' the wheat .in Manitoba is completely burying .several houses in arc farmers who work in ih m--_ Taber, Sec 9 R 16, Herbert seeded. There is an'increase of thirty- the village with all thoir. occupants, i and are nearly al! French Canadians. Minot, Sec. 33 9 R 17, Tho.s Ir- C. Munro. 'five to forty per cent, in the acreage Immediately upon rece.ipt of the new si The place is situated in a vine- Taylorvillc, 15 Tp 1 R 24, (Mrs.) in and fifteen per cent nt .Buckingham''all the doctors in tho surrounded by hiils and his'cnsit Mountain View, Sec 19 Tp 2 R27, John F. Piirrish. Lethbridge Branch C. G. K. Noursc, Manager Sec 12 Tp 10 R 3, W. E, Thompson. Martin by X. J. Pypei1. tlle 's-nlreacly up. The' swi- place with a large force of men re- j scenic It is located im t he- Warner, iSec 10 Tp 4 R .17, James: son is a month earlier than" 1907. Re- spondee! to the call for 'aid nnd drovft lowest land on that part