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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME E. HEAIHfj Lethbridge Daily Herald LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER II, IMI. NUMBER I. Change of It Province provi.-K.-i; chi ,-jUTl-li-r. Oil til'1 cieated, and a new in-pect'.r b.' appointed after i; Chief Coal Kramer will in-peei all t''i nirnli ct final committee to recon jjtie dogma of Westmin- lion of faith with Armcn- jfts of Free Will os contain sermons. illett and D. C. JtcMor- lates for Mayor of Nel- Seeivtary Treasurer Major B. Burnett, presented hi.-, financial re- port for tlu- year which was referred to the auditors and a resolution passed congratulating the Hecretaiv on tile completeness of his report. report was as follows: Receipts for 1908 Cash in Hank 4.51 Cash A. K. Humphrie.- ...___ 20.00 Cash D. J. Whitney, sub- scription 1907 35.00 Cash Government Grant 1007 1916.08 Cash "W, Oliver, subscriptions Cash Tickets 1908 107.00 Cash for adv. in list 1906 152.50 I Cash City Grant 1907...... 500.00 Cash City for grant for 1908... 500.00 i Cash F. Coipman. for races Cash Sale of Race programmes 24.30 Cash Booth 259.00 Cash Gate Receipts Cash Grand Stand Receipts 580.00 Cash Entries for exhibits Cash Entries, for Standing G rain .Competition 13.00 Cash Pool 25.00 Cash Local Race Ewing and Furmau Cash unredeemed cheque "593................. 9.00 Cash A. Hume, unredeemed cheque Ml t 0.) Ca-sli H. Fail-field's dona- tion 8.00 Cash Dr. Alewburn Specl. Prixv.- for swine 24.00 ash F. Sick, Specl. prize for barley 15.00 A. E. Humphries Specl. prize for workingman's dinner 3 00 Cash XV. H. Harvey, Specl. Prize horse-shoeing 10.00 Cash Ellison M E Co, home- made bread 3.00 Value, Taylor M E Co, home- i made bread 9.75 j L. MeCaugherty. acct of prott-st 10.00 Cash Note for overdraft in Union Bank ...............2600.00 DISEASE CATTLE draft 1907.................3916.08 j Races Union Bank on note for over- Sam Jones, putting draft 1907 1379.32 Mr. Oliver, expenses to conven- tion at Calgary 7.00 1228.50 up coops 2.50 Leth. Hotel expenses of judges..................... City Cartage Co., draying Mr. Harris interest on mort- I Western Transfer Co....._---- gage, 1 year 350.00 i McKeown Hick Hardware.. Mr. C. B. Bowman, insurance. 100.00 j J. Norman, carpenter work at Concert Band 50.00 isJ.itf 14.25 2.70 9.00 Jiidiaii Parade and Food S Murray, hay for fair stock.. Jas. Thompson hay for fair stock Tickets, sellers mid lifters D. King, night watchman Oliver, "labor and man-rial for stables............ XV. H. Pawson. grain for chick- rounds 250.00 E. Adams Lumber for hall and 23.50 poultry house.............. 23.99 I E. N. HiginbotJiam, postage 39.75i stamps for secretary 5.00 47.50 j Prizes paid ..................2283.25 9.00'Prizes in flour value 9.751 T. MeCaugherty Refund of Pro- 441.95 1.00 4.00 W. Phair, drawing water Turpin Furniture Co., rent of Table and E. P. Nee for cleaning closet at grounds 5.00 Boiuril cc Furman, horse hire and 14.25 C. XV. Gray, hardware 10.45 X. XV. J. Conn Co. flags... 11.07 City of Lethbridge, taxes 66.33 Western Plumbing Co., tap for water tank 1.00 L. Kelly, work.on grounds 5.75 Squaw Rose 15.00 Bucking Exhibition ___..... 15.00 test Monies J. K. cheque refused Telt- grain avid Exchange on cheques 1 Secretary and Treasurer's salarv. 200.00 Massive Seal Studded with Diamonds and Other Gems. Berlin, Dec. Pius has re- c nved a magnificent jubilee gift from the Kaiser in the shape of a massive seal constructed as a facsimile of the celebrated column of St. Mark in Ven- ice, where the Holy Father was Pat- riarch for many years. The conspicuous feature's of the tro- phy are a massive lien finely chiseled hi gold, which rests upon a golden and a large diamond which sur- rounds it. The handle of the seal is a deep blue amethyst embellished with crosses and laurel leaves. Im- bedded in the base is an inscription in diamonds setting forth the Pope's name and age. The actual seal plate is a golden topaz inscribed with the Papal arms. The seal was sent to the Vatican in a golden casket, bearing on the out- 10.00; side 32.6n Papal emblem in diamonds. Bank................. 53.74 Certified Correct: W. NETT, Secretary Treas. Members for 1908 Members for 1909 8976.03 B. BUR-1 107! 74 JURY FOUND REUF TO BE GUILTY THIS HINDOO IS A WISE ,CHAP Checkmates Move To Send His Fellows To Honduras 131 The election of officers for the cn- Sope Exhibition.............. 5.00 suing year was .the next order of bus- iness and res.ulted in the followiig being elected: Honorary 0. Hut- ton. H. Fail-field. First Vice M. Hatch. Second. Vice Oliver: 0. Huttou, Geo. Houk, D. J. Whitney, W. Ingram, T. MeCaugherty, W. S. S. Gillis, C. J Eckstorm, Jas. Ashcroft, W. A. Ham- ilton, J. F. Rodgers, C. G. K. Nourse, E. Humphries, E. Adams, F. Colp- NEW MEMBER OF THE CABINET A. P. McNabb, Of Saskatoon, In the Saskatchewan Government Total en Tli'uii F. Mich-! ijurner. Lethbridge: Joh-i I', I.etlibridge; A. C. Dunn. i S. Coleman; S. I.ethh.-idge: J. H bridge. K- Ot Agricul- Makes Public Expenditures Old Sundry sects of 1907 63.60 Printing, stationery and sup- plies 32.15 Letli. News Printing Prize List and large bills 124.40 Letb. Herald, printing Tickets, Badges, etc.................. 54.80 i Rent M! Labor Hall for j Fair 10.00 i Union Hank on note for over- irina, Sask., Dec. P. Mc- Nabb.. M. L. A. of Saskatchewan, has sworn in as a member of the executive council, of Saskatchewan to take the portfolio' of municipal ;omniisioners. The appointment vacates Mr. McNabb's seat in the as sembly and the writ ror a new 'elec- tion ia the division of Saskatoon city has been issued. The date for th-3 nominations is fixed for Dec. 24th. polling Dec. 31st. Mr. McNabb goes to Saskatoon today. It is stated that the cabinet will be rearranged fol- lowing the session when the new min- ister will assume. the portfolio ot public works which the premier has held since the formation of the gov- prnment in September ]905. man, A. Easton. Famous SanFrancisco "Boss" Hears the Verdict S.ui Francisco, Dec. Reuf, former political "boss" of San Francisco, wajj convicted today of bribery after the deliberations jury had been prolonged 24 hours The warnings of Judge Lawler and the vigilance of the police checked all attempts at -a demonstration. The trial which-has been in progress i 106 days ended with surprising ab- W. Bawden. E. Ha ruptness. gell, H. Macbeth. Secretary Treasurer pro B. Burnett. j Tlie question of disposing of thej agricultural grounds to the city was then taken up informally and on mo- tion of G. M. Hatch further discus- sion "of the proposition was put off until a meeting to be called on Jan- uary 15. Mr. Hatch gave notice that he will at that meeting move for the transferring of the property to the city on certain conditions. After the meeting, Vice Pres. Hatch called a- meeting of the direc- tors to arrange about the annual seed fair It was decided to hold it on Jan. 16. The matters of trophies was discussed but will be further gone into later by the committee. The court sits next Saturday Dec. 12th as the day for pronouncing judgment. Reuf's conviction renders hint liable to a maximum penalty of 14 years in the penitentiary.' Mem- bers the jury declined to make any stats-meats. BRITISH TEAM COMING ACROSS TENDERS FOR 0 Dee. hoi-tlv be T. P. -Ten for SHOP: "I fae for eiicn of the N itional ital railway sli -p ncav Soim- time ago tii ne nt tlu- built w; iu Kelly, of Wir it is believed better figutx- obtained by having tjie tei the erection of t plant, plans for which are plete. It. is undersiood tha me.nts been for collation of the eo-1 tract foi tion "I the plant already n< to ed in the is the Culture V..-" felO'-t Deal todji; ed by the ro fijrhi. t.h "It now outbreo1 add- the ini the out- I mouth disease states was n into the Unit- 1 products of with merchandise of immigrants Another Death At Kansas City Sharpe Has Been Arrested Kansas City, Mo.. Dec. 10. .Tames Sharpe, self-styled "Adam God" and the man who led the fanatics in their t with the officers, was arrested early this morning the University j ratepayer.-; decided to continue j ton'Pnt in Monticello, Johnson coun- SMALLPOX IN LUMBER CAMPS. -Peterboro, Ont.. Dec. are -17 mild cases of smallpox in the lum- ber f-ainps north of Peterboro coun- ty. Active steps have been taken Kansas City. Dec. H. Seize, j to stamp out the disease. a bystander, who was injured in the fight, between religions fanatics and! BROCKVILLE IS WISE the police on Tuesday afternoon, died Ont... Dec. Hei-gave this as the for an. niiilof neect- j Hospital. This brings the death principle of non-pulitieal adminis- i j in connection with the case up to rration of the town affairs which has in an up- and Pratt hav-i in for lagt Vears lied.. He made no resistance. ing with n vypue results Olo Far Ian and S. A. An bey fined for being drunk. that the prc-s- near ''and NEWS FROM ALBERTA'S CAPITAL Polo Team Headed By Earl Winterton To Visit Alberta Winnipeg. Man., Dec. The Earl of has written the secre- tary of the Winnipeg polo club that he will bring out a British team next year. The ponies will be shipped di- rect from England to Winnipeg where a series of games will be played. Af- ter the Winnipeg games the team will likely visit various Alberta towns j having polo teams -and from there) will go to British Columbia, return- ing through the States where games Vancouver, B. C., Dec. very much like a, checkmate has been effected by Sinah. in the .in- teresting game this Hindoo leader has been playing against the Domin- ion government since the nrst propos- al was made to remove the Hindoos from British Columbia to British Honduras. Teja Singh today completed negotia tions for the formation of all unem- 'ployed Hindoos into an incorporated company of land owners, their chief asset being valuable property near North Vancouver, at English Bay. In this last bold move Teja Singh has not only .dealt the death blow -to the British Honduras scheme has effectively removed all indigent and unemployed Hindoos from the labor market and has thus in one re- spect benefited white laborers. Teja Singh, the newly appointed lead- er of the Hindoos in British Colum- bia, today purchased one hundred and fifty-two acres of land in North Van- couver municipality, the purchase price being forty-one thousand doi- "Jars, and he has secured an option, 011 another parcel of property valued at eighty thousand dollars. LABOR GOING BACK. Albany, N.Y., Dec. labor has deteriorated in efficiency in the last fifty years, declared President Hadley, of Yale University, in -an address tonight before the Presbyter- ian Union of Albany on "Some Edu- cation Lessbtis from Germany." He attributed this condition among other thi tigs to careless training and habits of workingmen and the restraint placed upon them by unions. MERCHANTS BANK PROFITS Montreal, Dec. annual statement of the Merchants Bank of Canada shows net profits for the year to November 30 of TWO DEATHS AT RAYMOND Raymond, Dec. 10 Peterson, wife of Sir. Lawrence Peterson, pass- ed away last night. Pneumonia was the cause of her death.. She leaves four children between the ages of nine years and three months, also her Hus- band. Mrs, Peterson w_as a member of the L. D. S. Church. A baby of Mrs. Baker died last night with the measles. JUDGE SCOTT ILL. Edmonton, Dec. Justice was reported to be dangerously iil at his home, last evening. His-1 Ciinditioii this morning is consider- ;iblv improved. will also be played. Earl Winterton has the distinction of being the young est member of .AGAINST ICE CARNIVAL. Montreal. Dec. Council of MUSICIANS MUST Edmonton. Dec. new market j mileage fees are incurred, bus been found for Edmonton coal in I DISTRICT VOrilT t, sipxirre strict, In view animals it the towns along iho line oast. Similarly Up t.o now little effort has been made trii-t Cuiirl of the Bis- iLr.s und svstem has that, it since that r0ad was bullt to capturc! elTerted further saving- in litigation live- This nalunil fo1' Kdmonton's upon ,-oos, If They Do Not Want To Called Un- fair '-The Mr 'onrt 01 "Hlght Dr. .rounds '.b.'i' v i justify ill-1 i ;ie action ul'iw in M- is said that (great wealth coal, but this year j the has worked so through some advances from Kaska-j Attorney General, who intro j toon and the activity of the Board will now take into of Trade office coal dealers here have j consideration the tariff of fees pay- been n wakened to their opportunities, j Jt! Court cases. appea! if) tlieJTho coal exchange is now busily en-1 _____ 1 was iiir-ufllcii'iU j gage'i in tiHing a first order- of CJVIC that tons for Saskatoon district. Last' ird-of Wesleyan winter during the enTire season With tho close of the vcar Ednion- not i i ton are prone 10 enumerate more than twice this amount was shipped to Saskatoon. This year a the several .civic improvements made The Trades and Labor Counri! eeived rA comnumic.ition from 0. Hrown, manager of the Lyceum atre at the meeting Uxst night, s '.ng that a. rumor was heard on street to the ufTect that the Citizens' Rand piaying twin- week at his tlieativ 'were not in men and that accordincc to tho le of the contract it, wns unfair to ion musicians. Mr. Brown suited so that he did not want to do thins unfair to the principles of ionism. Asked if he had heard anything "ay re tho matter Mr, Brown that he had been advised that terms of the contract were unfair What are yon Roing to do ahoii' Every man that plays in the future must carry -v O U rt The Trades und Labor Council every musician, withou unfair. Serious Fre At Winnipeg large increase in the east is being prepared for. i during the vear and with such tang- ne orders ironi the i ible possessions as a most satisfac- tory street way service, an vc- colient automatic telephone system, a Winnipeg. .Man. the iclv ihe corner "f tvno Ave., Iin SMALL rHOCF.DUHK The improvement initiated by log- i islalion at tho last session concerning S i Small procedure has beon very .i splendid financial standing of the fnvorablv commented upon dnrmg the !___ i City is another matter for tion. while the principle of civic own- trie casion to and clec- ubleil the city has oc- proud of itself. The storey jiast season. Men who haVv consider-! Bank.'nhle to do with the workings of legal j a Strand Ban-; machinery say that the new system out! means a great convenience and sav- 'ihip, on uhieh Mclmonttin's progress based, has nia fenced field of standing wheat behind which a. rancher stood with his horse jerked back from the fence. It was the common story of "another trail cut but it was magnificently portrayed in a setting of Alberta's; grain, with Coal, mineral and lumber specimens, in the foreground. Alber- ta is coming in for praise on every the British next. {House of Commons, barely twenty- j two years of age. He is now off to South Africa to hunt big game as he says he understands there will be some things doing on the continent next spring as far as big game is concerned. the Board of Trade werit on. record sipraiuft. the winter carnival which it is proposed to hol'.i here in February GIFT TO McGILL Dec. announce- ment wan made today of the gift of i by Robert Reford, the ship- ping mail, to McGill University. The money is be added to the endow- Athabasca Landing, the little fum] utilized for the in- crease the salary of professors. A GROWING- OUTPOST ninetv seven miles north of Edmon-! J. P. MORGAN'S FLYING TRIP Magnate Made a Record Run On Special Train ton wants a railway now. It has a' Board of Trade and a weekly news- j paper and it is one of the prettiest j little towns in Alberta, but it is not! fxpet-tod to attract railways so rea-' dily as the trading posts in the for-; tile Ponce Kivfr Country west and! i north of it. Contract Let For School Desks Ne.v York, Dec. having predicted in Chicago that "Any man who is a bear on the future of this cournry would go broke." ,T. P. Mor- gan returned to Mew York last even- ing after a remarkable trip by spe- cial train over the New York Centrni. SCHOOL SYSTEM At a special meeting of the school j The journey was made [board last night Principal Hamilton Alberta's common school system is j submitted a color scheme for the bur- nuiking great strides forward. Since lap and tinting of the walls of the and i minute which is one hour fast- er than the Twentieth Century Limit- the crack train of the Ccnertal. Mr. Morgan was in a hurry to re- 1..J5 this morning rapidly of !Kding nnrt 'Ui the stmc ing to the general public. Under the old system of SherilT's fees which is practically what still obtains in ma- during t ho ear. Other p-irlii'ii1- thin a re wreathed in which' ny older provinces, the cost of a dis- and piited account of SfiO.OO due by a j reived from the Secretary of the To- man living miles from the legal; ronto Kxhihilion. Ihe gold medal won forlh fro The entire oc- i... ('iMiadian .ctnrers' Co. and th. through a commit. velry Man- tkis of fire, centre, wo.dd mean Under tho new method of procedure the cost under similar circumstances would be the schools hstv-y schools. The scheme was adopt-] IIUIM.X converts! out" increasing in number! -d with regard to the harmony of turn to New York, it is said. becau-W 'from to 10-ir.. while the enroll- color and ihe illumination. An or-1 of a business engagement and for that h.icnt has increased by or more <3t-r for iwu hmulred and fifty seats! reason procurer! fhr trajp.. iin the same time. The new Normal j wns given to Hoyd, Goocle Co. city The special made 58 to 60 miles an v-i school at Calgarv where 140 teachers! The desks are made in Woodstock. hour for the entire distance 'are in training is said to be the ita-iont.. and are the nearest to the stan'. stops to change locomotives between est institution of :ts kind in Canada, darn set by the highest j Chicago and this city, atopa m this knird coul.l consult., te were made at Buffalo, byracuse