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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Wednesday, February Number M. GOVERNMENT RAILROAD REPORT Hon. G.P. Graham On the Intercolonial In the House JUDGMENT TO BE GIVEN MARCH (Special to Herald) Edmonton, Feb. Su- preme Court will give judg- ment about March 1st on the test case to decide whether thc :A. R. UNION LABEL ON GOVERNMENT PRINTING ALL Edmonton, Feb. Hon. C. W. Cross, Hon. Duncan Mar- shall, and Hon. A. Buchan- an were the chief speakers at the annual banquet of ihe Ed- monton Typographical Union last night, it was announced announced by Mr. Cross that in the future all government printing must be produced in union offices and the union label will be used wherever possible. GOVERNMENT AFTER BIG STAKE Fight For Arrears Of Taxes On C. And E. Land Edmonton, Feb. the C. F. R. shall pay taxes on land held them after twenty years have passed from the time of the original survey nr whether the Company shall be ex- empt for twenty years from the time when they take out patents for the land will be decided by the privy council of the Empire sitting in Lon- don. If the province wins it will mean an immediate windfall for the treasurer of something like acres of taxation now due by thef Company and in years to come the amount will be vastly increased. Large coacessions of land were! T ._. n T, jv. T> London, Feb. Liberals won granted to the C.P.R. by the ion Government at the time when the ithe election at Wickburghs ''which project was originally undertaken and j was polled yesterday from the Union- a provision was made that all Iandjj5ts. B. Munro defeated Sir A. Rig- YELLOW HEAD REACHED IN 1910 By Grand Trunk Paci- fic-Grade To Calgary THE PARTIES ARE ALMOST EQUAL Liberals Have .One More Member Than the Unionists so granted should be exempt fromj taxation until twenty years after the patents have been taken out. On the other hand the Provincial Government contends that the company is liable to be taxed after the expiration of dilac. INQUEST HELD ON WHOOP-UP WRECK rondissernent, an'd a few isolated spots on the left bank of the River Seine, the waters have almost wholly receded from the of Paris. The retreating waters have exposed to view yawning gaps in the pave- ments while stranded boats and bits of wreckage' here and there indicate jihow far the river wandered from its normal course. The work of disinfec- twenty years from original survey. the time of the Hon. Duncan Marshall will be pre- sent at the stock judging school at Lethbridge on Tuesday. nold, so tney will.have just one more member on the new parliament than t_e Tories. The respective representation is: Liberals 274; Unionists 273. The return of two O'Brienites from the east division respectively of Cork county today completes the Irish elections. Out of 82 Nationalitists in the new house, a dozen of them are followers of Wmt O'Brien. LOCAL LAND OFFICE BREAKS ALL RECORDS Edmonton, Feb. The Grand Trunk Pacific will be laid into the Yellow Head this year." This was the statement handed out by Gen- eral Manager E. J. Chamberlin. Mr. Chamberlin was positive of his, state- ment that the steel would reach the pass by the end of the year. The entire line from the McLeod river to the Tete Juan Cache is now under contract with Foley, Welsh Stewart, and construction would he extended over the entire distance of 17? miles dnrns; UK- coming year. "The contractors are already pre- paring to commence active stated the general manager, "and if they are enabled to store" all their .-mppi'op aves th'e ground. 1 see nc'Mwg ir, t 'so way of completing Ih3 the pass tlk-- year. I Did nv on two bridg.s at and L-icLc-od lo td thei v, tiicss are i ar- no other ob- stacle in the path of the bridges un- til at BjOl'k GiVCS EYiddlCC----Hail NO KilOW- tion and the-registering of transpor- leclgc of Bridge Adjourned The' Coroner's Inquest into the' Charles Bjork, death of J- Robski, was held before! charge of the the Roadmaster in dismantling of the tation systems is proceeding slow. It will be some days and probably j-wrecks before the telegraph and tele- phone system, the surface railways and the railroad lines are again on a normal basis. John Burns, president of British lo- NO TICKERS IN GRAIN EXCHANGE Coroner Humphries at the barracks vesterdav afternoon when the evi- bridges and taking up the old line te- tween here and Maclcod, stated that dence of Dr. Cragg, Roadmaster C. lst he had held that position since Nov. Bow Island Rush Boosts Number of Homestead 1008 Record Beaten we reach the Fraser Fort George on the other side of the Rockies. Our crossing at the Atha- basca river near the pass will he easy and it-is our intention to put a tem- porary trestle over tnis river to carry the steel across." Mr. Chamberlin was asked regard- ng the construction of the Tofield- algary branch. "The contract for the remaining 165 miles of that line will he award- ed within the next said the eneral manager. "The tenders will be on Feb. 5 and we expect to let the contract at once. We' will have the grading completed to Calgary this year but do not hope to put a service in until next year." The month just closed the' Homesteads 183, Preemptions 126, cal government board, who came from record for entries at the land office. England to examine the situation here! The largest number of entries for any paid a remarkable tribute to the pro- digies performed by the relief organ-! one previous month hy a hip; margin Bjork, and the fireman of the train, i dismantling bridges since last" He sakl today that he had and Purchased homesteads 4, making a total of 313. The largest number of entries r-re- vious to this was in Sept., 1908. Trouble Between Companies And Exchange At Winnipeg Winnipeg, Feb. were no telegraph instruments outside the "board tickers" working in the trad- ing room of the grain exchange to- day. There is a dispute on between the grain exchange and the telegraph companies as to whether the com- panies shall or shall not pay rents. George Fisher, president of the grain "exchange, said: "In all other exchanges, including Montreal, the telegraph companies pay rent to the exchange for the floor space occupied "So far the telegraph companies have refused to pay this rent in Win- nipeg and have taken out their instru- ments.." The companies Fred Sumners, was taken. Dr. Cragg gave evidence that the man's death was the result of injur- ies received from being crushed be- tween two flat cars at the bottom of the coulee. ber. He had no practical nor particularly impressed by etical knowledge of bridge eonsuuc-i sPleru5ia displayed by tion and had no knowledge of classes in the inundated strain that a bridge would stomi !tricls- The plain below Paris far one of its abutments tasea away tas st- Germain EQ Laye, is still under (Continued on Page 5) i several feet of water were filed last month. The totals j given 1496; Preemp- j whcn lbe preemption land was first the' "T Plf homestcad3 15.! thrown Dur} uiej making a total of 2G30. As compar-; d's- ed with January, 1909, this shows an cntrics wcrc made in a11- increase-of 2317 or a percentage of I these there were C71 homesteads increase of 7-10 per cent. Thc figures' 1336 preemptions and 43 purchased for Jan. 100H, were: j homesteads. are somewhat re- WORK AT BOTH ENDS OF THE Edmonton, Feb. report of the Supreme Court, en bane, proceed- ings says: Re C. F. Harris, was an application by the Law Society to strike off the rolls or suspend the solicitor under the authority of Sec. 52 of the Legal Profession Act. Mr. Justice Karvey gave judgment in which all the members of the court concurred, ordering that the solicitor be further suspended until the end or the sittings of the court next after the long vacation, at which sittings such further disposition of the appli- ticent and seem content to wait de-1 cation will be made as may seem velopments. They are paying rent for permanent offices on other floors and have duplicate equipment on the trad- ing floor simply to facilitate business. The telegraph companies interview- ed said practically that the value of time in trading was recognized by every one. especially by the grain exchange men. with whom a minute in some cases was of vital importance and that the installing of extra outfit or Instruments on the trading floor saved nothing to the companies but was an accommodation to the grain men. If the business can be carried on as well from the permanent offices, then from the standpoint of the tele- graph the arrangement will be per- fectly satisfactory to them. LETHBRIDGE-WEYBURN LINE ICOAST MEMBERS OPPOSE GAMBLING C.P.R. Will Spend Thirty Million Dollars Constructing and Improv- ing Western Lines This Year Two Men Dead As Result Of Whoop-Up Disaster- Others Serious Winnipeg, Feb. the Can- adian Pacific is looking forward to a very busy summer of 1910 is evident and indicated by a statement made by General Manager Bury in Van- couver. He stated that the large sum of would be expended in Western Canada this year. This to- tal would include betterments and improvements and great interest is manifested to learn in what parts of the country the corporation will be at work. Mr. Whyte, second vice-president of the C. P. R.. on his way to Montreal, miles of tliis road west from burn has been built, and the supposi- tion is that this year the company will work from both ends. A Hne will be built east from Lethbridge where he will meet Sir Thomas Shau- arui W0rk will unquestionably be done ghnessy. had an entire list of the line west from the present ments when seen today. j terminus of the line. The greatest Ottawa, Feb. William Tern pieman -was heard in favor of the anti-gambling bill before the special committee of the Commons this mom ing. He described the race meeting at Victoria last year as a meeting j simply for gambling purposes. The kind of racing at Victoria, Mr. Tem- pleman declared, was not necessary to horse breeding. Mr. Barnard for Victoria he had seen the same class of oeopie at One more fatality, the result of Mon- day's wreck at "Whoop-Up, has been added to the list by the death of J. Clenabuk or (Traumbulc) last night. This man had a leg and arm broken and was injured about the head. He appeared to be surviving yesterday, but suddenly collapsed last night. The injured men in the hospital are all in a more or less serious condition still. Engineer Munro, who was re- ported unconscious yesterday, has not been unconscious since the accident and appears to be doing nicely. Among other lines, in the construe- land rush in the history occurred race meetings at Toronto as he had KENDERSON PLEADED GUILTY Havelock, Out., Feb. Henderson, charged with attempting tion of which thousands of people are i last month into the country south ofj interested, is to be a new road "from {Lethbridge, which is to be served by! Weyburn to Lethbridge. About thirty j this line. i proper to the court. Leave is reserv- ed to either party to apply at this sittings, as condition to any order terminating the suspension it must be shown that the solicitor has paid to the Cardston Mercantile Co. Ltd. the sum of being balance of their moneys still in his hands, and to the Law Society their costs of the appli- cation. RESCUE WORK AT PR1MERO Primcro, Col.. Feb. night long fresh parties rescuers battled with the deadly black damp for con- trol of the main line of the Colorado Fuel Iron Co. where nearly four SCHOOL BOARD UPHELD THE ACTION OF SUPERVISOR HAMILTON The School Board held their Architect Williams wrote a letter, liams said anything about the he not understand whr lar monthly meeting last night with to the-Board complaining of the in-! for the ashes. This had been an was Accessary for running of all the members of the Board pres-1 terfercncc of Supervisor Hamilton in! sight' of the architect. The sidewalk' cnt. Very little outside of the reg-i the matter of ordering changes being! had been done wrong also and he bc-i seen at Victoria. These people murder Margaret and Susan Mc- to be seen at the chief hotels. two ased women, for their hnd heard a lady say that during the Woodbine meeting at Toronto she would not care to cross the rotunda of the King Edward Hotel. IT. Cowan, M. P. for Vancouver, money, pleaded guilty on Saturday and was remanded until next Wed- nesday for sentence. He is only 20 years of age, is a native of Australia and spent three years in England be- fore coming to Canada a couple of years ago. horses and improvement of breeding. He said the people of Vancouver ob- jected to thc class of people that fol- lowed in the train of race meetings and public opinion was against a etition. ular routine business was done. made in thc building of the addition j licved on eood authority that the! INCREASED ATTENDANCE j to Westminster School, notably iaj hiding should havp been completed j Thc record of attendance as usual ordering, the vestibule doors to swing j much sooner. is interesting. During January there 'outwards only instead of both ways.i The letter from Mr. Williams was; were 655 pupils registered at the' Chairman FIcctwood stated that j received and the Board instructed the! Central School and 287 at Wcstmin-' he was as much responsible for the! secretary to inform Mr. Williams that sicr, a total of 9-12, as against 4-12 changes as Mr. Plamilton. It is rec-jit upheld Mr. Hamilton's action and 181, a total of 623 for January ogni7.ed as a proper to have'regard to the doors and thc coloring! last year, and increase of 319 or over such doors swing outwards only.; of the walls but that otherwise the fifty-one per cent, increase during the Moreover, thc chairman went on to specifications must be followed unless year. The attendance in thc public say that when Mr. Nobles, who is in i changes arc authorized by the Board., ________ schools averages up to H per teacher charce of the work for Mr. Williams, j The bond of thc secretary-treasurer j fe which is considered somewhat too called his attention to the fact that! fog signed by G. W. Rohinson! New York, Feb. railroads INCREASE TO FIREMEN REFUSED BUILDING PERMITS The following building permits Issued yesterday: Watts and Mills have taken oat a j permit for an addition to a dwelling ion Torrance avenue, value Wmt. Westcott, Rachel street, a dwelling, 5950. Ed. McKenzie, dwelling on Crabb street, Hattie E. Radkie and May Colorabe, residence on Redpath street, T. Laliberty, Barnes street, dwell- ing, many. Thc Board decided to advcr-j-some of the piping was not done ac- and Dr. o. S. Stewart was approved, j in thc country have notified the rep-' Vise for a teacher to commence to Rpccifications hc had asked- Plans were stibmitted and approved; resentatives of firemen of the] score men were killed in an explos-i L i him what hc vas thcrc for- was; for an ashpit at thc Westminster TEACHER NEEDED this place to see that it was done so; School. ion Montreal, Feb. Geo. Drummoud, head of the Cana- ada Sugar Refining Company, .1 _ r A j _ ttinl vi uuc OVHill-C, died this morning. He had been ill for some weeks. _, Thc avorase- Several bodies were recovered early fif j uary was 543 at Central and 223 at why. let thf; Board know thc reason i Thc St. Andrew's per this morning and more than charred and blackened forms lie Thc Board had not Rev. W. W. Bryden was informed i Westminster, a total of 766. as thc building operations and if it-that the Board could not rent thc a row on the floor of the machine J i ainst. -126 last Jamiarr. Thcrc were i was not, done right, there would be .Bailey St. school for a.ny loss but shop with tagged eunny saokine and each a card to show the Id en- features no' 63 new pupils enrolled and 12 remov- no more done that, way. Mr. Wil- that thev could use the that the battered longer reveal. cu, leaving a net increase oi enough for another teacher. or I nams, inr cnaumau saiti, nau nutj There been here much to sec about the work j c it tncy An order was placed ror threo are now 22 teachers in thc public j '.limself but, had left Mr. Nobles. j at the Westminster School, school and 3 in the High School. Dr. Galbraith inquired if Mr. and a smaller MHO insi oi-t- rejection of their demands for a 20 j to 25 percent wage increase and other j KING EDWARD concessions. News of thc rejection was; WILL ARBITRATE contained in a private despatch Chicago today. Thc roads express a j willingness to arbitrate thc question Santiago, Chili, Feb. Chilean Congress today rati- of wages, hut flatly refused other ficd the protocol submitting mands. j Aisop claim ot the United States against Chili to thc Thc town of Daysland recently or- ganized a Canadian Club. arbitration of Kins; Edward. ;