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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TABER EVENTS Taber, -xYpril Taber 'is -now en- the services of daily pas .trains and is the only t between divisional points where the- Spokane Flyer .is scheduled to stop. This- schedule made this year by the C.P.JR. on account of the large -of Bottlers coming from St. j and. Spokane and a larger num- ber tickets' were sold passengers {'tor Taber than, any other town on I this line. BOON AT TABER C. Probability of Half Million Acres of Land For Settlement BUSY AT SEEDING Second Crop Bulletin U Very Encouraging DR.MCOTTRE BACKS UP POLICY largest April land sales" in of country of the the las- is now Calgary, April following is a report of seeding conditions along' i thr line of tlie Western division of I the C. R- compiled by General i SujMjrintendent Price from reports jfrom the different stations. J general, weather! i warm, j i fifty per cent, of seod- i ing done, weather dry and warm. ALBERTA M. P. MAKEt SPLENDID SPEECH ON IMMIGRATION Medicine Seeding progressing It will comprise some j rapidly, about twenty-five per cent. half a million acres of land when I done. Conditions favorable. The proceedings opened f mrtforfY- [Completed and some 300.000 acres i i larn under option. The company nne general weather Amiable and Millar, thj Strathmore-Spring- seeding in pro-j to railways, while in the even num- m land men here employe-duress, weather fine. Fall wheat in j bered they have received x-j I ,mnrt Ann Aitinr> -niG, i ti> acres. ine aniount 01 odd- j seeding Almost Interesting entertainment i tory and social gathering was held yester-.' '.day evening at i ho McMillan Hall un- der the auspices of the Ladies Aid Society in connection with .Church. T. V. known Hughes alter which a mock trial bv jury was'held, a jury of six being jtakm- on lands withln good condition. from Th- OI tracts the Considerable 'plot was briefly a charge of horse j tract- 1 [done, ground in fine condition. Fall -staging in which cow Anchor, 1 Proposes to buy all} wheat in good shape. Hick-Turpentine in the --ropier of a! and luside their llmit wht'ther nearly completed Mark'Brand, was charged I hoiwsu'ad land, but the j and seeding b-ing stated, weather with.siealfcK a valuable mare belong j fine. Fall wheat looking fine. ing to with, and "sieJ" Mark Brand informs his neigh- bor Mr. McFuddle of the theft of his fcis horse and asks him to go on to Taber and inform the police while he! himself box-rows a. horse- from McFud- i Ottawa, April the House of Commons George Taylor Was told by the Minister of the .Interior that up to .November, 1907, a total of acres of land in odd nunxbi'r- MOVING A TOWN Tofisld in AlbarU Gets Up in a Body to Occupy Another Tofield, Alta "April a meet- ing of all the business men bl the town it was unanimously decided to occupy the Grand Trunk at once, and in consequence a scene of .phenonenal character lias already begun. Scores of business buildings are about to be jacked up and set moving over the prairie, while an army of excavators will be" immediate- ly set to work to receive these and to prepare lor permsaient first class tructures. Only a few lots of x the ed sections in Manitoba. Saskatche-, first survey win be aYaaable> wan and Alberta have been granted ATLAS latter ar.d running away !coinpuny to value of'his lalld High Eiver-Plowing and seeding nd marring his daughter to W the Wlfl lunder way, weather fine. Fall irrigation price but no person, wheftt loofci dL within the tract will be allowed to speculate on his land and must be a tiller of the -soil before he will have I eighty per cent, of I wheat sown and ten per cent. oats. FOR ALL TIMBER LIMIT SALES WERE 01 t, (Special to "the Herald.) Ottawa, April The investiga- tion into the sale of., timber limits is closed and the evidence will be re- ported to" the 1 rouse of Commons at an early da to.. The preliminary skir- mishes, which Jed up to this enquiry began immediately after the opening -of ...parliament. Karly in December, Messrs. Ames, Lake, JBoyce, and White gave notice of motion for tho production of the Secretary to the Commissioner, also gave evidence, The Opposition finally concentrated their efforts to prove, that in the case of berth 1122, tendered for by A. Fraser on behalf of the ImperialPulp Co., 'one of the two cheques that accompanied the tender was handed in after Jthe competing tenders had been opened; (2) that in the ease of Berth 1103 the tender made out iti tho name of W. H Xo- lan, of Montreal, on behalf of the Imperial Pulp Co., was originally a blank form and the figures were fiU- ed in by the Commissioner of Lands; (3) that in the case of Berth 1031, awardedto the Imperial Pulp Co. for access to the water. The water is I About one-quarter greater I this year over last. numbered sections otherwise disposed i of was acres while... the amount of Indian reserves surrender- ed was acres. Mr.v Taylor was also told that during the same period acres had been co- vered by homestead entries and pre- emptions, that acres of even numbered sections had been dis- posed of otherwise as homesteads, Hudson Bay land excluded and that acres had "been Canton-Seeding in progress, wea- er warm and dry. xtle and--follows the trail, which led I of only and to the Montana border. He is jom-fbefore within the at night at an euiptv shack can weive water- ,-hels pattln- up for the to J'arm the Staves-Seeding well under way, The object of this last clause is .to I about ten per cent, completed, wea- shut out speculators, sell the- land ther favorable, direct to- the farmer at the ordinary twenty per cent. acreage half-breed scrip. The premier informed by Peacock, scout Assfnwas- sis. tfcc fcllowiag' morning1 follow the- trail which. Tjrmgs them to" the American border which [T the scout and Sergeant refuse to fearing intfernatibnal complica-; price of land and at the time :he fanner water -if he done. Weather very favorable fall wheat looking fine. i wheat in fine shape. The land-will be sold'at prices''About .seventy-five per cent, plowing the house tuons and" 1 from 'to per 'acre' i done and seventy-five per cent, seed- the Wn trail] _ itnd 'cetuni home "but tSe scout and{ PUrC ascr without interest, J ing completed, weather favorable, only- paying- 'the; in toll with slightly that "the correspondence relating to tho two treaties between the United States and Canada would shortly be laid on the table. The debate on F. D. Monk's resolu- tion in favor of the of the system of the ment of bonuses for immigration was resumed by 3tr. Liberal member for South Perth who 'spoke at some "Mr. Paquet, Conser vative, Lislet, followed in support of original applications tenders for some twenty-one timber berths in the western provinces. These motions obj'ected to the Minister of- 9UHOOLS the Interior on the ground that in _. j the interests of the rights of Uie own Senator VebW Saw that Each' ers whose only title to their proper- SchoOf In District Was the papers 'on the files of the mtmbtred Senator De Veber, as the Herald department, the original applications and tenders should not be produced to become part of the records of par- liamenr, and to be lost to those together of made up the was supplemented to defeat another at Mr. Fraser swore that the figures ia the Tender -for Berth 1122 were in his own basuwriting and said the cheques of and up the bonus of were supplied by Mr. Bur- jrows. He h'ad received W. H. No- uuu l-tJ IHQSC OI i has frequently remarked, is a hard the department, as they would if S lo WSe his slgnatuw, i m _ j and persistent worker for this dis- trict at Ottawa. He i? continually keepjng our needs before "the govern- produced in accordance with the mo- tions "mentioned. After sonic discus- sion the several motions were amend- ed to provide that-although laid on he did so 1 accordingly. There was nothing- unusual in tendering for timber berths and other matters' la- somebody else's .name and, as to the ment. Nothing escapes hi8 attention. J 7 i ood many people have seen cautionary measure to prevent atu- K.. Papers should be returned to tho I-----1Mf. _ i_J._ apre- admired the atlas jiaaued by the De- partment of the Interior. The Sena- tor considered it would be a, valuable thing to have in all the Medicine Hat Federal district and he .had a list of the schools with the secretary- pay- swing, butjthe resolution_: by high strathcona, in crossed "tne bor- Dr. JMdntyre, of a two hours' speech, reviewed the conditions under -which bonuses have been paid for iromigra- wcaouici oupptieu to uie Department in order that they might be forward- ed the atlas. The following schools received cop paragraph showing 'schoo district, secretary-treasurer, -teacher address: Lethbridge, C. B. Bowman, W. A Hamilton Xethbridge. Medicine Roberts, G. E. papers should be of the house after returned to inspection. fyles of .the -department by the clork j papers moved for were then brought Bank of down in accordance with the amend- j chequcs maki ed motion. During the discussion on amount of j through some clerk in the "bank. the production m origij to the house it wns state.d ,by- the premier that the practice was -to pro- of the House cm Finney, local manager of the said that two up for 1031 were managers' cheques, apcrs Mr. ..Burrows made a "deposit to cover the amount, as far as he could quoted fyies'to show' Medicine Hat. bonuses were paid on only a small i Rose.. Hiss E. M. returning w The convicted the W 6 per general and seed- surprise. of the interest "on the readifr be scra fhe ground that thev -shoulf'hkve'-been marrfed on ers of these diaa 'soil, and' which should- be a to the young ladies in the investment it !in? sorted. the promot- i'Mn- are making at per acre and there is sure- inducements for the farmers Weather fine with light portion o! the people who reach Ca-.-f- nada. For the nine months consti- Wright; Miss E. E. tuting the fiscal year 1906-07 bonus-. were paid on only a small per cent, arrivals. Dr. pointed out that in 1906 had spent on' colonization Ontario Cousins, Coleridge. Feldman Atkinson! Miss M. E. Taylor, Norton. Mountain View "Wni.'Henderson; Mrs. Mostyn, Mountain View. SEEDING AT CLARESHOLM audience not to leave but ftO lhdr money at Taber vvhore settle iu it. causing much better be foimd- -meat. The play was written by a' m laCt US this.purpose. local geJtfeman, on tte Continent, as the greater interest to the perform j J, Contains the' of T-- -i sand PrePar'nS for Race Meet April 24.-Seeding _-which_ was and staged. admirably ____ The following was the caste: Presiding judge, ilr, H. P. Wallace; cierk of the iTr. Vit- ter; counsel for prosecution. Mr. B. Anderson; counsel for defense Mr. Watson; witnesses for prosecution, jtfark Brajid, rajicher, G. -A. Clampett, Muugo KcFuddle, rancher, j Sir. Jenkins. Sergt. Peacock, H. 2OV.3dlP. D. Shemalt, Assiawas- Indian ilr. Cloresholm. the.ground .warm .Prattv eenoral hut ths-h? y productive. The company pro-fweras "to be finished. The fall wheat and immigratioii and last year 338 Robinson. Miss C.A. 000 was spent on these items. Las't Duhanev- Josephburg. year the amount had been increased KimbaU. W, T, Eoy- to Was it fair therefore to KimbalL lay -'the entire blame for supported immigration at the 'door of the Do- minion F. Jensen. O. A. 'steele, Aetna A. Law; J. W. Low Dr.t Mclntyre quoted figures show- i -Cardaton, poses to have the land settled becu showing "P of late nice and in the next prairie ing the "immense areas of land still available for settlement in the west, including acres lying to the north or Alberta and Saskatche- wan which is not surveyed, "If tve! ,_ni f Ican tlie people and transporta- will be a series of fine settlements brought an hour's .rain here and a iI f t' .j t-'UU, two years and where S1 exists north of Taber i The thunderstorm we had tarlav towns when Taber is destin- be one of the cities in Canada hc declared, CSLn make a good deal more out towards the hills great There js no I Williams; W. D. Sor- Jfeilson: Taylorville. Eobinson; Joseph- burg. Little A.j Lit- duce. original, documents .before com- recall.the two cheques were made out order of I ,lT> the'same date', December the 30tk the owning of- 19oa (thfi d s ilur the committee in. the custody of .an I ---------------f -t W4JJJ114AA WUAStT officer the department, in order to in.respect of tht cheques continue, the responsibility fer partment for their safety, as was not possible undvr the of j the 'house. several hun- i .4 J-V dred original were Drought be- She fore the public- accounts committee and discussed 'there for several The debates" in the" house were trui occasion for making" numerous charg- es of corruption against the Depart- ment, of Interior, but these, -were grad ually whittled down- to two1 specific accusations of improper influence in connection with the securing or awarding ,of timber berths. In the first it >vas alleged that Mr. G. Turrib. M, P.. when Commis- 1 on the same day. 3fiss itunroo explained the-groced-' ure of receiving an J opening- on a. tender being: certified cheque or, sent in, with sioner of Lands. information to (tie Plmne. and has done much good. How plea f ,_ PraCtlCat-ly everything: ;is here rto {Sent to the eye to observe the green portant to Dominion as the de- i e'a Clt iem at the present moment so A. Watson- J. W. Ja- brick. city in the way of coal, water and soil and when all up all around. The directors of the Turf Associa- W. Walker- combine '1 that can are few cities itiou have decided to erect 12 box I 7vr jiiice Uoolev the iadacemeiits 'stalls at the irack for a stararThese J.P.,, ilr. C. A. rcsident or business class. jviU be rcsen-ed as far as possible y acted, in tlie dual capacity as Smilev' thc wcU known land jfor thc" use of horses running in the to the unavoidable absence oflpromoler- is the instigator of theiruces bulk of the horses will t Brand and the Montana J. P. i schcme- and has Promoted more land billetted'in town. the srsntleman taking Mark Brand's IdealS .thaU any land TOan in The new lumber Messrs. i America and has sold some million Moflatt has filled up all the lalt, va- fi Turiiing to th the immigration tyre said that tlie brought in bv the TurpentipHsoner. C. wife of prisoner and daughter of "Mark Brand. IMr, -Alec Long. Jessie Turpentine' in Saskatchewan "and !cant space between the implement! their Lindsay and j with ihe space occupied with i and was one ol the first pur- '.store i chasers in this district, having Much was evidenced bv the acres two yeari audience during the proceedingsj other trnrts South ,nd roars of laughter and merriment be- is of the and other buildmcrs. the town; inq: continuous. It-would be iuvid-' Land Co., ,is Baking .strides in the buildin ious to any of the perform- of Bankers' Laud ers for particular notice as one and thc Taber> Alberta I Tht' Bishop of -all artPd the parts allotted to Ls wpl1 in a highly creditable manner. Immediately an the conclusion oi the case coffee and cake was served by the ladies to the audience a most ahility to handle the snecessfnl and enjoyable evening be-! project and there is doubt ing brought to a close by the about ir ]jt-'niS a paying scheme ber Mr. Theodore A. Burrows, M.P., and he Imperial Pulp Company as to ft-hatvamounts comp'etitorsVhad ten- dered at, and, in the second that mr. TurrUT had" fillexl figures on a signed form supplied by Mr. A. W. Fraser, JBC.G., on behalf' of Tmperiai Pulp Co., and had, moreov- er, in other cases, accepted supple- mentary cheques after the other ten- were opened to enable Mr. Bsir- and tHe Imperial Pulp Co. to defeat their competitors. The investigation before tlie public Accounts committee opened on March the 6th, when G. Byley, formerly, clerk in- the Timber-.and mines branch of the Department: of the In- i-erior, was called. He explained that at. one time, the late Deputy Minister A. and himself opened the tenders, but in the summer of T- it was eiitmsted to Mr. Tur- in the United Woolchebter-Jas. riff S80.000.000 of j cluster, brought into Canada.; Weiss Jr.; Miss [velopment of the great natural sources of the west. question Dr. ZMcIn- Y. Cannon- C. W. Brown, Stirling. Y. Cannon; C. W. Brown Stirimjr. E. Keffer; Miss "F. Mc- effects j Cartin Lethbridge. during J Beazer-J. E. Lunt; it 1 uiond, Beazer. D. L. Eed- tnousana of these peo-. Eayirond-H. C. Jacobs: B. F Keil- cash, it. first entered-up in- her.- diary and then the safe- She Jcept a record of the tenders rej ceived the date and time -when, they were opened. and, when, that, time'arrived, she went- with her diary to Mr. Turrifl' and he opened the ten.r ders in her presence. Then, after; making a memoranda of the names, and amounts he sent them to the timber and mines branch to- be for. mally awarded to the highest Mr. Turriif declared that he had never .acted unfairly toward rival :ten ed inside information to Mr. Bur- rows or thc Imperial Pulp that he had never received any considera- tion to induce him to favor a partic- ular tenderer." and, moreover, that, he had never received tenders "in his aide pocket." as the' Hon. Oeo. Fos- ter had suggested. The tenders were not opened: in iv "secluded, and dark- ened but in his office which adjoined that of Munroe, is when the tenders were opuied. The duty of opening tenders was handed to him by the late Deputy Minister (Mr. J. A. who on going away in .the summer of 1002. remarked that it was within his (Mr. Turriff's) scoper of administration and he, therefore, 1 the offices and yard of the Staples' Dr' :vicrnl-vrft devoted some atten- K. L. Tothill, Josephburg. 'company, at the north end of the'tiOn tO Arraand of Mont-; Berry Centre-Jas. Crawxo Wm. stated that the tiineiDakin. i would come when it would not be, SI. Wilde; B. H. Smith, ing of 'the National by Vnlhem. Clampett presided at the piano. Mr. WIDOW COMMITTED SUICIDE safe to give utterance to such state- j Raymond, Co. and the Taber, Alberta I Tht' Bishop of was down 'mCKlS as were "ia-de by Severn C. Vigar; Rose- rn throughout last Sunday and conducted A nationhood was growing! bad Creole. cms country and with the experience service at the English Church at "P Jn thc wret which not to-- S. .ithls gentleman has had In the hand- niffht. A meeting of the parishioners erate talk as to whetiier not Ca-jGray. Irvine. of lands, little doubt can be was he-Id in the church. Messrs. Vatt' ftada Avas ljecomhlS Frenchified orj Taber-G. W. QuibeJI; Jas. E. DaV- ,not. Tho member for Montgamony j id A. Atkinson; Norton. S, Campbrfl; Miss E. F. (Eniff, Walsh. tending settlers. Ident clergyman a- ha.- '.strarijrt-ly. of laUr. year.- old. CHANGE REGULATIONS The Dominion Department of cnlturfc lias changed its course Agi- with 0, 'Tweedt and Ge.o. Hiii are digging a well for A. Casement. They are down "and there are no sitjns water yet. Suiidav Sc A man who can- i as the United States j not j.Iay a game and keep his four Provinces, he said, not. play at all. a large population as' -----------------------'is- now to be found in the United f t Slates. At the present rate of pro-! BLTRRELL IS CHOSEN Vancouver. April il 01 I tfike centuries to prop- burg. rt-11, of Grand Forks, was unanimously; develop west. It should as' the Conservative dTttJ" government to en at the Vernon Yale-Cariboo eon-1 sPcncl money liberally for the devel-1 Spring io oppose, Duncan for j.opment west... .Aiiy.ffo.vcrn- j House of Commons. which is not liberal should! _______________ {cease to have the support of the Do- FOUND DEAD IN BED .'minion for the cast is just, as II. J. Bowden; Miss M. Leblanc, Cardston. }iJack Spring T. H. LeQuis- Claresholm. Kvergreen P. Draudson Joseph- tin r of "all will not be en-j was held in the school house at 11 but inspfCtora will be In the afternoon quite ai ed to ride the ranges and any cat-i crowd gathered to hear the Rev. Mr i tie found w5Ui the mange will b, ini-jPcck preach but for some reason as I Brandon, Man., April 25.-Mrs. W. interested in the matter as the west -Ken a, dipping sta--yet unknown he was not present. A. English, wife of a C.'P. R. Mclntyre'quoted Sunday evening a. large c this city, has church'services which were O. Xesting; Sev- Had- W. R. Dyer, Bowville. J. A. Brown nh-nfr! Robinson of betwen the rivers. fft t> r 'ti inspector for the district ducted by the Rev. Mr. Scraig. Miss ed Big Bow and Little Bow Hilma Peterson, acted as organist.! from speeches was found dead in bed this morn-jmade. by K. L. Borden and H. J. H. her aged mother. The deceas- Bergeron in Quebec and in the west! was about 37 vears of age. STEEL GANG HERE MADE FOR SEKVICE IN THE ROUGHEST WEATHER AND GUARANTEED ABSOLUTELY NWATERPROOF POMMEL FLICKERS ;vv This trode mark and the -word TOWER on the distin- guish this high jradeilklwrfrow as good" organ i There was a good sermon. Mr. Harry Honey was in bridge on Friday and Saturday business. On his return trip he brought out the nexv organ which he delivered to the school house Sunday! morning in time for Sunday school, j work on the bridge nrived yesterday Prayer meeting was not held last expecting to work on the steel. As week on account of the people all be-j yet, however, none of the steel is ing out to fight the big prairie fire. Th unloader has not yet been Prnyer meeting will be held on Sat-! built as-the C. P. R. surveyors have urday night at Mr. Overall's. not given the. levels on the tracks to on j Twenty Men Arrive -Though None of Steel is in the City Twenty men of the steel gang to with the object of showing that when they arrived in the west they had modified their ideas as to 'certain classes of people who had settled in thc west. Mr. lterfferon interrupted to say that Mr. Borden had been I misrepresented in Quebec. Dr. Mc- fntyre said he would accept his. (Mr. Bergeron's) statement on that point. Dr. arcTntyre" retorted that he knew that different statements had been made in Quebec-.nml'.jn tho west. his deceased Mr. Trythall has returned to his home in South Dakota. out in thc interest of brother's homestead. Mr. Bonwick has built a new house -Seeding of wheat is nearly all done in Uowville and vicinity at present. londer. be. used. This is to be done on Mon- day when the unloader will be rushed up. The steel can-be expected any day now. The gang is now putting in their time at unloading and plan- ing the. heavy timbers for the un- FARMER SUICIDES Lindsay, Ont., Apirl Lowery, a farmer living .ten-miles north of here, comitteed' .suicide.' by hanging himself Thurday night. No reason can be given for the action other than that he suffered from tem- porary insanity. Searlc; Miss E. Joslyu, Grassy Lake. .W. White; Miss M. Bowville. Nathan; Miss M. E.Weir, Eagle Butte. Spring 'L. Thompson; Spring Coulee. _- Plain Parks, Bowville Lynn, Albion Ridge. J. Hunt, Lethbridge. J. Hunt, Iron Springs. Mine Rogers. Medicine Hat.-- Johnson, H. Mun-; roe, Taber. C. Milnes, Clarosholm. N, Allen, Gleichcn. J. Grcenaway, Reid A. Aubin, Taber. D. Kellogg, Clevervillo. Matlock, Reid 'Hill. Pols, Coleridge. Every new family that comes to Western "Canada should be users of Royal Grown Soap right from the start. Ask any of the settle near, and they will tell you it is the best soap to use. It is specially made for the West. The water in this country is very hard. Royal Crown Soap is made from a special formula to suit this hard water. Don't begin your life in the West by using any other soap, and thus wasting money and getting poor results. Tests made that 6 bars of Royal Crown Soap do more work than 8 bars of ordinary soap. Royal Crown Soap will save you money. It is easier on the clothes. It washes whiter than ordinary soaps.' Don't make the mistake of starting but Royal Crown Soap. You will find that your neighbors are using it as they know it is the best soap for use in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Start right away and save your wrappers for premiums. We will send a list of premiums free ro any who ask for it. Royal Crown Soap has been in use almost exclusively for over 20 years in Western Canada. THE ROYAL CROWN, Ltd. WINNIPEG ;